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SACRAMENTO DAILY RECORD-UNION.
VOLUME LXXX.--"NO. 104.
Stnatcr Steiart Vigorously Opposes the
THE STANFORD LOAX MEASURE.
Novel Suggestion for tbe Coinage
of a New Silver
(SPECIAL DISPATCHES TO THE BECOBD-CSIOJJ.j
Novel Proposition Suggested by General
Wabhisgton, December 19.h. — Vice-
President Franci3 G. Newlands presided
over tbe meeting of tbe National Silver
Committee yesterday, ia which the action
of tbe Republican Senatorial caucus.'whh
reference to finance, was condemned, nnd
it was claimed that the people of the
country demanded the passage of a free
coinage Act at this seseiou.
Harley B. Morse and George B. Merrick
of Denver have arrived Is Washington
with a silver bar in a gripsack. They pro
pose to present a stiver bar, valued at
$1,000, and demand that it be coined into
silver. Upon refusal, they wiil apply for
a writ of mandamus, and through the
medium of the Supreme Court, compel the
Secretary of the Treasury to do what they
desire. Both men clairn^ to have good
cause, basing their argument on tbe claim
that the demonetizition of silver was an
Members of the Silver Committee say
this move would only delay legitimate
legislation and get the question into an
inextricable mess. By throwing the mat
ter into the Supreme Court, they claim, a
decision could not be reached in five years.
The people wiil Eettle the question* long
A COMPOSITE DOLLAR COIN.
Washington, December 10th.—General
Berdan has written a letter to Francis G.
Newlanda, proposing a decided novel coin,
age measure. He sugges's a composite
coin of gold and silver mechanically com
bined. He thinks the dollar shouldbe the
size of a silver quarter, containing 25 cents'
wirth of silver. In the center would be
a hole which would be plugged up with 75
cents' worth of cold, the liumer of grains
of silver to be employed to be decided by
Congress. Around the gold plug would be
raised a milled edge, which would serve to
protect tbe gold from friction. Tbe Gen
eral argues that the size of this coin would
be much more convenient than the present
dollar for general circulation, and says that
of the numerous prominent men to whom
he has unfolded the scheme not one has
THE CAUCCS AGREEMEJiT ACCEPTABLE.
New York, December 10.h.—Washing
ton specials say the silver managers are en
deavoring to secure promises from the
Democrats not to obstruct final legislation
by offering free coinage amendments. The
Republican leaders of the House have
given the Senators to understand the cau
cus on the financial measure is acceptable,
and urge that every effort be made to pass
it in its present shape, othtrwise they will
not be responsible for the result.
IHE ELECTIONS BILL.
Senator Stewart Vigorously Opposes Its
Washington, December 19th.—Stewart's
speech in opposition to the Federal elec
tions bill was the feature of the Senate pro
ceedings to-day, and is the topic of conver
sation here to-night. It is the general
opinion here that Stewart's bolt will en
courage other Republican Senators to fol
low suit. Like Stewart, Senator Teller of
Colorado is very acxioaa for silver legisla
tion this session, and it is expected that his
opposition to the elections bill wili fir.d ex
pression in a speech to be delivered soon.
Very few Senators were in their seats
this afternoon when Stewart rose to ad
dress the Senate, but before he br.d been*
speaking ten minutes most of the seats
were filled by both Republican and Demo
cratic Senators, who likened with closest
attention. The Democratic Senators crowd
ed closely around him, and frequently
clapped their hands in response to Stew
art's vigorous denunciations of the force
bill. The galleries frequently broke into
applause, which was not stopped by the
presiding officer's admonition.
At the close of his speech Senator Teller
shook Stewart warmly by the hand, and
the Democratic Senators crowded around
him aud did likewise.
&CBSIDY SHIPPING BILL,,
The Final Fate of the Measure at Present
Washington, December lft.h.—Tbe sub
sidy tonnage combination bill will prob
ably occupy the House for a day or two at
least, and what the final result will be is
very doubtful. The opposition has not vet
been folly crystallized. The members have
been busy with other work that has been
assigned to them, or that is of especial in
terest to them, and they have not had time
to thoroughly examine this proposition.
There are some members who oppose ail
subsidy schemes on general principles, and
therefore do not have to look very deeply
into the question to determine where they
stand, but some others will be influenced i
mostly by the question of cost. Some
favor the mail subsidy proposition who
will not vote for the tonnage bounty
scheme, against which there is the strong
The- idea of the friends of these two
measures was that by combining they
■would bring together "the suppsrters of
both propositions, and so secure the passage
of a measure that would give all they
wanted, but the indications are that they
have made a miscalculation and have
materially weakened their position by
The fact shat a majority voted to con
sider the matter does not insure the passage
of tbe bill proposed. Some less compre
hensive scheme may be adopted, or the
whole thing may fail. At present they are
going over the whole question in Commit
tee of the Whole, and a number of very
material amendments will be proposed
during the course of consideration. The
outcome may be a bill for a mail subsidy
merely between this country and the Cen
tral American port?. The Democrats are
hopeful of knocking the whole thing over.
Persecution «f Jius
Washington, December 19ih.—In the
House to-day. Cummings of New York of
fered for reference a resolution setting forth
that the members of the House of Repre
sentatives of the United States have beard
with profound sorrow and feeling akin to
horror, the reports of the persecution of
Jews in Russia, reflecting barbarism of
past age;, disgracing humanity and im
peding the progress of civilization. That
the sorrow is intensified by the fact that
such occurrences should happen in a coun
try which has been filled with friends of
the United States, and that clothed itself
with giory not long Bince by the emanci
pation ot" serfs and by its defense of Christ
ians from the oppression of the Turks.
The resolution directs the Secretary of
State to forward it to the American Minis
ter at St. Petersburg for presentation to tbe
Alien Land Act
Washikgtox, December U«;b.—Oates of
Alabama, with authority of the House
Committee on Judiciary, to-day reported a
substitute for the bill to amend the Alien
Land Act. The substitute differs from the
bill now on the calendar ;n that it is made
to apply not only to persona who are aliens,
but to "any firm, company or corporation
composed in whole or in patt of aliens, ex
cept railroad corporations, and that five
years are given aliens within which to dis
pc?e of lands they buy in at foreclosure
ssles to protect mortgage or other interests
they may have in the property.
Naval Appropriation Bill.
Washington, December 19:h.—Ti « nn
val appropriation bill is completed. It
provides for one new ship, a triple screw
protected cruiser, similar to cruiser No. 12
The cost is limited to $2,750,0<kj. The bill
carries a total appropriation of about $30,
--500,000, being about $3 000.000 ltss than
the es;iruatM and considerably more than
last year's bill.
It carri*3 the following appropriations:
For Mare Island, $51 ~sb; for a resider.ee
for the Medical Director in charge of the
Mare Is'aad Xaval Ht-Spital, 115,600.
No Site V. t Chosen.
Washington. December 19:h.—Secretary
Windom, Attorney-General Miller and
Postmaster-General Wanamaker, forming
the comruHsion to select a site for a pub
lic building at San Fiancisco, held a meet
ing at 'he Treasury Department this morn
ing and hearc 1 3rgunient3 on the question.
Representative Morrow gave information
regarding the different sites suggested. Il
was decided !o hear fri.m Senator Sianford
before coruiag to a decision, and another
meeting will be held on Tuesday next.
JN THE SENATE.
Washucotox. DecOßbßt 19th —In the Senate,
today, alter the routine business, Stanford ad
d retsed the Serial c on UU bill to increase the
II? said than mocey was the most Important
factor in the busiut«>. relations of the country.
There wes a limit :o the quantity of gold and
silver metalr, and that limit could noi be ex
ceeded by an effjrc on the part ot the Govern
It was therefore a great mistake for the Gov
ercinentlto confina itself, in the issue of money,
to uiAteiinl otiteide of its control end limited in
quantity. On the butticiency of money de
pended very largely the industries ol the coun
An Illustration of its importance is to be
found ia the present depressed financial condi
tion. Never was vhe country more prosperous
ret, owing to the want ot money, upon a slight
disturbance of credit, there was distress over
So general was the uneasines-s and apj,robea
sioa that the money which ought to be in circu
lation is being hoarded, 'i he bill he was now
considering proposed that tie Government was
in condition, to issue a supply of money equal
substantially to the general demand, and to
erect a standard by which the Government
might determine up to the useful value of 3 per
cent, what was the amount needed.
Muney (legal tender notes) would be issued
under the provisions of the bill upon un in
pe.iehable aud practically unexhaunible se-'
carity, and iv supply whs to be ascertained and
declaimed by the rate which the borrower
could afford to psy.
Two percent, was the amount to be paid to
the Government for the loan of its money, aud
ro long as mo'.:ey was worth more thau two per
cent., security being practically inexhaustible,
muney would always be borrowed from the
Government, and thus the Government would
be able to discharge its duties and supply the
Tne principle of the Government loaning
money was fully established by the advance it
BOW had made upon its own bonds, which,
while entirely good between the banker ana
i Government, did strengthen the security of the
bill-holder, which rested at last upon th» au
thority ol the Government.
"Ihe scheme of the bill," continued the
speaker, "is to supply an ample amount of
money (or business purposes. I have mentioned
lauds as security, because they appear to be the
best aud most certain of all security, and are
sufficient to furnte;. all the money needed. Tne
people, I think, will have more confidence in a
financial measure that is new and radical, if it
has at present land only for a basis.
"Th- rate of interest on these loins on real
estate is fixed at two per cent, iv the bill, but
in time may be reduced as experience shall
teach. The rate of interest cna:ged by the
Government under its provision will not neces
sarily fix the general rate of interest for busi
ness purposes. That will always M determined
by its value in use. The farmer, having this
best security, will borrow for his own use or th«
u«eof others who may be willing to pay him a
satisfactory interest, 'ihe banker borrows
money trora the Gov> rnmeut iree of interest
and loans it at s;ieh rate as its n?e commands in
the market. This measure has been compared
v the law adopted in the Argentine Republic
for loans on laud, but there is no analogy be
tween the two, and to compare the working of
a measure of thnt republic uf say 5,000.000 popu
lation to thn". of c.ir country, with its eulight
e; id 62,000,000, would be uke comparing the
me'hods of seme irresponsible banker to those
of the lio'hschilds.
"The foundation of the whole matter, and the
real qu siiou to be considered. Is that inas
much as the Government reserves the right to
issue money, it is its duty, tte means beine pro
vided, to furnish what is necessary to the pros
perity of the people."
The bill by lugalls to allow the exchange of
interest-bearing debt for leg«! tender notes, was
referred to the Finance Committee.
A resolution by Maiiderson, was referred to
the Committee on Indian Affairs, instructing
that commi'.tee to iuquire into the condition oi
the Indian tribes in Nona and South Dakota
Montana aud elsewhere, the steps necessary to
disarm them, etc.
The senate bill for public buildings at Fresno
California, was placed on the calendar.
The election bill was taken up, and Bates and
Gib?on argued against it.
.Stewart made an argument against the bill on
the ground tnat an attempt to execute it in the
.South would be disastrous to both races. He
was a Head of the colored man, and deeply
sympathized with him, but could not ask him
toputhJalilein jeopardy. iv order to fight the
political battle for nis (Stewart's) advantage
He was equally a friend to the white man, and
dtsirei to retrain trom any act which might
justify the white man in making war upon a de
fenseless race, which Congress enfranchised
Whatever was done in tbe matter of the
protection of suffrage in the South
unless done through voluntary action of the peo
ple of that section, would have to result in one
of two things: If the negro was protected by
foice, the same force would inevitably be driven
to the necessity of destroying his enemy that
involve! the enslavement and final extermina
tion of the whites. The employment of force
would result ultimately in the extermination of
either of the backs or the whites. If military
power were to be u?e<i in the execution of tin*
pending bill, then itthould be defected If It
was to be a dead le.ter, why pns3 it? PuWic
opinion at the South was entirely sgainst it
Instead of the protection of the colored man it
would bring upon him persecution and misery,
it not death. No assumption of party necessity
could justify such an act. It was the plain
duty of the Senate to trust to natural ca-.i°es in
the hope that they would remedy the evil The
bill ought not to pass, because it would never
be euOrced; because it would consolidate the
Southern whites; because it would increase sec
tional animosity and kindle anew the discords
ol the pas;.
Stewart recalled the speeches in opposition
to the force bill of 1873 made by Senators Hoar
and Hawley, then representatives. Among
those voting against the bill Stewart recalled
Foster, Garfield, William Walter Phelps. Kas
son and Kellogg. He suggested that the s-.iper
v^ors and Cher officers would become marked
men. From the reports of the investigating
committees and all knowledge obtained during
the past twenty years, it was plain what their
fate would be. Unless Congress was disposed
to proceed to a remedy under the Constitution
—that of denying representation for any act ot
exclusion from or obstacles to the exercise of
the franchise—the only remedy that existed
was in the enforcement of the laws already on
the statute books, and In the assurance that no
pressure from the outside would be exercised
Iv his judgment the solid houih was main
tained by the use of the err that it was in
tended on the part of those who controlled the
Geneial Government to interfere with their
local aflairs. The moment .such a cry was
effectually proven to be without foundation
the South could not any longer be kept solid.
The sectional party there had already begun to
disintegrate. That disintegration must neces
sarily bring about protection to the negro vote
An organization now irresistible in some
States in suppressing that vote would be among
the earliest to bid fgr it when they found it
necessary for their existence.
Hoar had the provisions of the force bill of
ISTS read, for the purpose of justifying the oppo
sition to it by himself and other Republicans,
and to show that there was no inconsistency
in the support of the pending measure.
Dawes introduced a bill to prohibit tbe opeu
ine on .Sunday of any exhibition where appro
priations of the United States are expended.
IS THE HOtTSE.
Washington. December 19th.—The House to
day, after passing the District of Columbia bill,
took up the conference report on the bill
amending the Act for a division of a portion of
the Sioux Indians In Dakota into smaller reser
vations. The only change made is an author
ization for an expenditure of an appropriation
of SIO.OOO, made for tbe purchase ot beef and
other rations. In speaking to the measure, A
!eu of Mississippi took occasion to criticise Con
gress for doing nothing to relieve the financial
■tringenc? of the country, and expressed his
belied that the President has done wrong and
showed hk bitterness ia attempting to bulldoze
the Senate. He uuoted the rernsrk of a lady
fond of decorating herparlor with sculpture, to
the effect that she was going to seenre a liie
sized Etatue ot President Harrison.
The report was agreed to and the House ad
There are 30 000 Americans who con
stantly reside in London. ]
SACRAMENTO, SATUKDAY, TXKCEMBER 20, 1890.
EAST OF THE ROCKIES.
Four Indian Murderers Hanged in Mon
GEN. MILES AFTER THE HOSTILES.
The Owen Brothers 1 Failure-Gen
eral Terry's Remains
[SPECIAL DISPATCHES TO THE RECOED-UOTON.]
Extensive Business formerly Carried on
by Owen Bros.
Pbovidence, December 19.h.—The Owen
Bros., who assignee yesterday, operated the
Atlnntic Mills. The failure involves a
million or two, and was forced from a
tight money market and a failure to cell
eoods. The Atlantic Mills, which the Owen
Bros operated, are situated in Olneyviile
factory district, and are tha largest cotton
mills in that section and employ 20.000
hands. The capi'al of the St. Croix Mills
is ISOO.OOO and $250,000 indsbtedntss. The
film consists oi'Gior^e and the heirs of
Smith Owen. They did a business oaUide
of general investment in milling enter
prises as indorEers, atid they were on a
large, amount of paper. The St. Croix Mill
in Ntw Brunswick fell into their hands
live years a?o as indcrsers on haif a mill
ion of paper. They had paid off half of
this amount, and the balance of the ex
lersion notes fur $250,000 remained for
them to discharge December Ist. The
members of the concern have^ always
been considered wealthy men, and they
live iv great style here. Charles D. Owen
wa3 bait-owner of the famous yacht Sa
chem when she won so many laurels in tbe
ereat club races,
KEAN 4 CO.
Chicago, December 19th.—S. A. Kean.
the banker who assigned yesterday and
was arrested later on a charge of accepting
a deposit when he knew the bank was in
solvent, made a statement in Court this
morning. He said he had the statement
drawn up three days before the assignment,
which placed the Labilities at $528,000 and
the assets at 4604,000. This statement wes
about $1,000,000 less than that made by
Assignee Jacobs yesterday. He thought it
might not be exactly reliable. Kean said
there was a Urge amount of personal real
estate in the hands of the assignee which
did not appear in his statement. In sum
ming up Kean's statement the counsel for
the depositors said it did not look as
though the depositors would realize ovei
25 cents on the dollar.
Officers of the National Women's Chris
tian Temperance Union state the losses of
that organization and its publication house,
through the failure of Kpan & Co., are
misleading, and they had not enough on
deposit to injure them, beyond temporary
Among the petitions filed in Court to
day was one by the Treasurer of the Na
tional W. C. T. U , who says Kean received
from her on December 9!li" a note for $3,000,
and smaller amounts on December 12ih
and December 17ih, while aware that the
b-ink was insolvent. A petition was also
riled by the W. C. T. U. Publishing Asso
ciation to recover the amounts deposited.
John Farson. of the banking firm of
Parson, Leach & Co., made some interest
ing statements in Court. He was formerly
connected with Kean's house, but with
drew in 1889. When asked why, he said
he was dissatisfied with Kean's manage
ment, la the course of the examination
it was learneJ that Wilson Waddingham, a
wealthy cattleman, last July thought of
going into partnership with Kean. He eot a
statement of the bank affairs from Kean,
and consulted Farson.
"What was the result ?" said the attor
"Well, Waddingham didn't go in," re
Four Indians Pay the Death Fenalty In
MnaoOL* (lion:.;, December 19;h —The
greatest hanging which ever took place in
the Northwest occurred here this morning.
Four Indian aiurderen were hanged at the
Court-house here. Their names were Ln La
See, Pierre Pnul, Antley and Pascile.
Pierre Paul and Antley smilingly bade
their friends good by. Twenty minutes
after the trap sprune all were dead. Tiitir
neck 3 were broken.
The crimes for which the four Indians
were hanged were the most cowardly and
Pasceie killed a prospector named J. M.
Dunn in the spring of 1889 near Demers
ville. Dunn traded horses with him, and
when he refused to trade back the Indian
shot him, taking the horse and what money
he had. Pascale hid the body in the brush,
where the bones were discovered months
later by another Indian to whom Pascale
admitted the crime. The bones were iden
tified by the remnants of clothing and Pas
cale wa3 arrested.
Antlay's crime was participation in tbe
mnrder of three white prospectors —Mc-
Donald. Seely and Thompson—in the fall
of 18S7 at Wolf Creek, near Tobacco
Plains. The prospectors were surprised at
a camp-fire by a party of six Kootenai In
dians, and were murdered in cold blood.
Two of the Indians were captured soon
after, and lynched by the people of De
mersville. Antiey remained at large till
La Li See and Pierre Panl killed two
white men, whose names are not known,
in August, 1887, and threw the bodies into
the Jack river, where they were found by a
half breed woman, who was cautioned by
tbe murderers to say nothing about the
bodies. She notified the authorities, and
the murderers were arrested last summer.
The murders were unprovoked. The four
prisoners were tried and convicted before
Judge Marshall at Missoula last fall.
Coui]ilatot Made that Not Enoagh Ra
tion* Aim Furnished.
Minneapolis. December l'Jth.—A Rapid
City, S. D., special says: Reports of en
gagements between the troops and Indians
at Daly's ranch and other points are false.
There have been skirmishes between the
reds and Colonel Day's command of settlers
and cowboys, nnmbering fifty men. The
last one, Tuesday, was a hot one. The In
dians attempted to burn the haystacks at
Daly's ranch, but were driven ofi by Col
onel Day and ten men.
A band of 150 hostiles is moving west
ward fifty miles north of here, in Bntte
county. Eighty men of the Ninth Cavalry
and sixty Cheyenne scouts have been sent
A BIG POW-WOW AND FIGHT.
Piebbe (S. D.), December 19>.h.—George
Morris, storekeeper at Cheyenne City, near
the mouth of Cherry creek,"ha 3 jast arrived.
He says just before leaving there night be
fore last twenty Indians from Sitting Bull's
band arrived ard held a big council with
the Cherry creek Indiana to see whether
they should fight or not, and were joined
after the council waa over by 150 Uhero
kees, all of whom started for the Bad
Lands. Morris says during the time the
refugees were getting away to the Bid
Lands sharp firing was heard between the
Indian police and the hostiles. and that a
battle no doubt has been fonzht, but as the
settlers made haste to reach the towns
they can give no further particulars. As
the troops were ordered to that point yes
terday it is believed the hostiles were
routed and captured.
KOT ESOUGH FOOD.
Washington. December 19:h. — Dr.
Blued, of the Indian Defense Association,
has received a long letter from the Indian
chief Red Cloud, at Pine Kidge Agency,
under date of December 10th. Red Cloud
says he is a constant friend of the whites,
and his people have no intention of going
on the warpath. He never had anything
to do with the ghost dance. He complains
of the Government rations being cut down
more and more every year. The past two
seasons were so dry the Indians could
raise little, and rations were so scant they
bad to kill their own cattle to avoid starva
tion. Many became sick from want of a
proper quantity of food, and 217 have died
from starvation since the fall of last year.
Meeting to Reduce Passenger Bates to
Chicago, December 19.h.—A meeting of
the Chicago and St. L;uis lines was held at
the office of Chairman Finley, of the
Western Passenger Association, for the
purpose of readjusting rates to Pat ific Coast
poiais, rendtred necessary by the opening
of the new Santa Fe route to the West bi
the way of Bt. Louis. The new line will be
opened on Sunday. Heretofore tbe rate to
California via Si. Louia has been greater
than thst via Missouri river pants. A
satisfactory agreement was reached, by
which the Santa Fe wiil be permitted To
make the same raie9 via San Fracciscj as
are in vogue upon the more direct lines by
the wey of Kacsis City and Oriiaha. The
effect wiil be to lov.-er the existing rate via
St. L^uis SO cents per ticket. The agree
ment, which is a temporary one, will last
until a n;ore satisfac'ory equalization of
the existing rates can be made.
KOT A STRONG AGREEMENT.
New York, December 19ih.—The Com-
Mtiii'd Bulletin, editorially discussing the
Western Railroad agreement, sayr: It is a
serious question whather the Advisory
Board possess any real power whatever.
The agreement does not look as strong or
binding as has beeu expected. The abseice
of provi>ion3 in regard to the control of the
different companies caises a feeling of dis
trust. It seems to be the general im
pretsion of Wali street this agreement will
be found not materially stronger than that
formed with so much flourish by the rail
way Presidents sometime ago, wcich asso
cia'ion of "gentlemen" was found to have
no power and carve to nothing. It is a
question whether the new agreement
confers upon anybody more power than the
old one. It is stipulated, indeed, that any
official or employe who may disregard the
established rates shall be at once discharged.
But discharged by whom ? What power
conld discharge Gould from the Presidency
of the Missouri Pacific, or Huntington from
the Presidency of the Southern Pacific?
Even the form of agreement is about as
frail as it can be. The compact really in
sures a term of six months only. There
seems every reason to expect that this ex
pedient for controlling railroad competition
will come to (he same fruitless isjue as all
that preceded if.
BLOCKADED BY SNOW.
Pittsburg, December 19th.—The Pitts
burg and Whef ling divisions of the Balti
more and Ohio Railroad are blockaded by
snow. Passenger trains on the Pennsyl
vania and other lines are running, but from
one to three hours late.
Leadville (Col), December 19.h.—The
es*t-bound passenger train on the Colorado
Midland ran into the rear end of a freight
train near Cardiff this niori/iog, demolish
ing the ciboose. killing an unknown man
and seriously wounding three trainmen.
JUMPED TIIE TRACK,
Altooxa (Pa.), December 19th. —The
first section of ihe Western express, com
posed of a baggage and day coach, jumped
the track ia the yards this morning, and
was badly wrecked. Two trainmen were
hurt, but the passengers escaped wi;h a se
New York, December 19:h.—Final ar
rangements for securing Madison-square
Garden for indoor bali-playing by pro
fessionals are completed, and the firs; prac
tice gama will be played cm Saturday
night. Tbe gravel on the floor of the bi^r
garden will be rolled and watered and a
diamond a tr:fl> smaller than the regula
tion one will be laid out. It is the plsn to
have tbe bases tv.euty-iive yards apart in
stead of thirty yards, as it is deemed neccs
sary, e^ir:g to the 7Pid:h of the incloinre.
The spectators will be protected by an im
mense netting hung around the entire
building. No change in the arrangement
of s?ats will be made jast yet, but if the
scheme proves successful, it is quite likeiy
thst the spectators will be accimmouated
at one end of the building, giving the
players more playing space. The ball will
be like the one now in use at the Seventh
Regiment armory and the bats will be
Funeral of General Terry.
New Haven (Conn.), December 1!)..h.—
The remains of Maj-jr-Qeneral Terry were
placed in their last ieating place this after
noon. At 1 o'clock services were held at
the home of the deceased for members of
the family only. The remains were then
transferred to the United Church, and un^il
2 o'clock the public was allowed to gaze
upon the fr.ee of deceased. Then the Eerv
icea were held, during which minute guns
were fired and the bell in the City Hall was
tolled. The remains were interred at the
Grove-street Cemetery. The pail-bearers
were eight Sergeants from theSecsnd Regi
ment. Tbe honorary bearers were ex-Gov
ernors Harrison and Inger3o!l, Lieutenant-
Governor Mervin, Jndue Hollister, Francis
Wayland, Henry A. Biake and Arthur D.
Escaped From a Mexican Jail.
El Paso (Texas). December 19;h.—Doc
Bolton, who has been in jail at Juarez,
Mexico, for killing J. H. Cavitt, escaped
yesterday and is now in Texas. Cavitt and
Bolton were wealthy cattlemen, partners,
owning extensive interests in Mexico. A
business difficulty resulted in the shooting.
Yesterday tvas visitors' day at Juarez,
and many called on him, among them a
number of American soldiers. Bolton es
caped, disguised in an army coat. Cavitt's
brother is hot on bis trail, and trouble will
ensue when the men meet.
New York, December 19th.—Kiernan's
Agency issues the following concerning
the strength displayed by Pacific Mail : In
siders, especially George J. Gould, Presi
dent, and Russell Sage, aay that even with
out a subsidy, which, how -er, seems
almost certain, the stock is » rtb consid
erably more per share on its p 3«nt show
ing. The insiders insist that when it sold
at 70, four years ago this month, the com
pany did not make anything like the net
money it now puts by.
Meant to Die.
Bcblington Junction (Mo.), December
19:h.—C. E. Dyche, proprietor of the Com
mercial Hotel. 6hot himself in the chest
last night, inflicting a fatal wound. He
was preparing to fire a second shat, when
his mother-in-law, Mr 3. Coombs, and F. M.
Baker tried to disarm him. In the strug
gle which followed both of them were shot,
Baker perhaps fatally.
Death of an Executor.
New York, December 19ik.—Edwin H.
Sheldon, executor and trustee of the
twenty-million-d3llar estate of William B.
Ogden, lormerly Mayor of Chicago, died
suddenly yesterday in this city. He was
prominently connected with seve-al busi
ness enterprise in Chicago.
Gilroy, December 19:h. —Mrs. Julia
Kane, a centenarian, died here yesterday,
aged 101 years.
The building of a telephone lir? from
Gilrov to Bsn Jo3e will cotnmenct soon,
sufficient inducements having been offered
Escaped From the Asylum.
Ybeka, December 19:h.—Constable Mc-
Gaehan of Mott brought to the County
Jail this evening a 60-year-old man, whom
he found walking in the sso<v barefoot
He talks incoherently, and is supposed to
b&ve escaped from the Stockion Asylam
IN FOREIGN LANDS.
Paraell's Course Criticised by Bishop
SUDDEN DEATH OF A SHERIFF.
Proceedings in the Eyrand Mnrder
[SPECIAL DISPATCHES TO THE RECOBD-VNKW. I
Bishop Hanogue Says Parnell la M»*-"nir
a Great Mistake.
Dublin, Djcember W tj.—rVi.ch Cody
asserts that it was mud tha: wm thrown iv
Parnell's facs and eye 3, and not lime, as
London, December 19.h.—The branch of
tbe National League on the Inland of
Jersey has adopted a resoluli in strains1.
BISHOP MANOGUK'S VIEWS.
New Yobk, December 19.h.—Ri^ht Rev.
Bit-hep Jlauogue, of 3acramento, Cal , has
arrived on the M»j 'Stic. Bishop Mano^ue
was bora in Kilkenny, Ireland, and is on
his way home after spending eight weeks
traveling over Ireland. Speaking ol Par
ne'.l and the present liiah bituatioa the
Bishop ssys: "At present the people of
Ireland are S5 greatly excited they have
difficulty in viewing tbe situation wisely.
However, there can be no doubt the lend
iug people of Ireland fetl convinced that
Parnell is making a great mistake iv main
taining his position in face of the fact lhat
it is in.ire than likely that he could, by
temporary re irtment, gain home rule for
Irelaud in a short time. To-day the ardent
we!l-wishtrs and wexkets for Ireland's
canee believe Paruell is no longer working
for tbe svt'li-being and welfare of bis conn"
try. They br-lieve Parnell i 3 nosy making
his fi.-^ht for P^rneli and not Or tome rule.
He liu9 the advauiug: of the prej :(iice3 of
thf Irish people sgiina England, as is now
deliberately postponing the further ad
vancement of the ciuse for which be so
long and hones'ly labored.
"His fight to day is to be a greater man
than Gladstone. He refuses to perform the
great act of patriotism by withdrawing, and
thereby giving a chancefor the Irish mem
bers to remain intact, acting with the Lib
erals to confer upon Ireland (he longed-for
boon of home rule. The people of Ire
land could not have been weaned from
Parnell had it not been for the exposure of
(he divorce Courts. In that cas^i be prom
ised to come forth from public trial un
stained, and left many of the very bes Irish
elements in doubt as to the issue. But they
trusted him and believed him innocent.
Then instead of clearing himself, he ap
pfared neither personally nor by counsel,
and by thus confessing hiciseif gailly he
bitterly disappointed his most ardent
friends. It ia this admission of guilt which
led so many supporters of home rule to
declare agsinst Parnell. The next peneral
election wiil show how thoroughly he is
PAESELL EVOKING SYMPATHY.
Lokdon, December 19.h.—A dispatch re
ceived in this city from Michael Davitt
states that theiijnries sustained by Parneli
at Castle Comer were inflicted by women
and girls, who pelted him with fljur and
luud. The story that Ihue was thrown in
his face and eye's, tbe dispatch says, is Par
nell's latest disgusting dodge to evoke sym
pathy and divert tbe people's minds from
tbe real issue.
Dublin, December 19ib. — Archbishop
Wautsh has telegraphed the London press
that the account, of the meeting of the
Chapter of. Dublin published by United
Ireland is a shameful fabrication. The ar
ticle dtclartd that the Chapter adopted a
resolution urging tbe ecclesiastical author
ities to abstain from taking any action in
the Parnell mutter.
PARNELL AT JOHNSTOWN.
Dublin, December 19th.—Parnell and
his colleagues drove to Johnstown to-day.
iUdmoad, alluding to the denials that
lime was thrown, declared lhat two doctors
staked their reputations on the fact that it
v,.:^ lltue they fouud in Parnell's eyes.
The Judges Refuse to Have Mile. Bom
Paris, December 19:h.—In the Eyraud
triai tu-dey Dr. Liegeois, head of the medi
cal faculty of the College of Nancy, and a
believer in hypnotization, explained his
ideas on the subject,and expressed surprise
that he had not been allowed to see Mile.
Bompard for the purpose of ascertaining to
what degree she is susceptible to hypnotic
influence. The prisoner ought aeain to be
put to sleep by mesmerism in order to re
vive har recollection of the facts occurring
at the moment of the confession of the
crime. According to the indictment, Ey
raud bad not been able to pat Mile. Bom
pard asleep, yet she had been amenable to
the hypnotic influence of Garanger, having
revealed the crime to him while hypno
tized. For his (Liegeois') part, if he*were
the Judge, bearing in mind the previous
nvs^arriages of justice, he would rather
cut off his head than pronounce sentence
[ upon Mile. Bompard.
When the sensation which this d?c'.ara
tion caused had subsided, the Procareur
asked by what scientific means it was de
termined whether hynotic sleep is real or
Liegeois replied that a subject really put
to sleep can bear, withaaj} betraying any
symptoms of sensibility to pain, pia pricks
in various portions of the body.
Dr. Br'caardel was then called and 3aid
he had little esteem for the theories of j
hypnotism. Liegeois' statements wanted
scientific proof. Brouardel was not in
favor of again hypnotizing the prisoner.
He did not wish to ruu the risk of letting
the audience bear the revelations that
might be made by the accused.
Drs. Mollet and Ballet shared his views.
They thought the case too complicated to
h«v^j been committed under hypnotic in
Mile. Bompard's counsel and connsel for
Eyraud jointly requested that the woman
be hypnotized in open Court.
The Judges, after consnltation, refused
The Excitement of a Hanging Causes a
Shebbbookk (Quebec), December 19th.—
Bnerifl Webb died suddenly of beart dis
ease at 8:45 o'clock this morning. He was
preparing to execute Kemi La Monlagne,
and it is believed that the excitement at
tending the preparations for the hanging
was the canse of his death.
La Montagne was hanged at 9:26, the
Sherill's death having delayed the execu
tion only a few moments.
The crime for which La Montagne suf
fered the ex'reme penalty of the law was
most abominable. One niabt in the month
of Jaly, 1858, he went v the hoaae of his
brother in-law, XapMeon Michel, enticej
him to the door and *hot him twice. Then
he deliberately cnt the throat of the
wounded man and slashed his bleedirg
body with the knife. Not satisfied with
this act of unparalleled brutality, the mur
derer dragged the siill living iaan back
into the house and set it on fire. He then
fled, leaving his victim for dead, but Michel
dragged hiinsrlf from the flames, badly
burned, and died after a few weeks, but not
without relating to the officers of justice I
al! that ha<l occurred.
Mrs. L»da Mie!;pl, Trife of the victim and '
sister of La Mor.tagne, an unusually baud-
some French-Canadian girl. 20 years old,
was arres:ed for complicity in the crime
It was siiMwn at the trial that she and
La Mootngne had been living in a state of
incest. Her beauty and the" fact that she
was in an interesting condition secured her
A large reward was offered for La Mon
tagne, ami he was finally captured; but
before his trial took place" Leda absconded
and was arrested in Boston, from which
place she was extradited on a charge of
arson. She relused to testify at her
brother's trial and was sent to jail for a
La Moniagne made no remarks on the
scaffold, and seamed to be very much im
pressed wben he learned of the sudden
death of the Sherifl.
Paris, December 19.h.—The Minister of
Justice has instructed the Proceure.r-Uen
erul to prosecute the sellers of wines con
taining sulphuric add. The sale of wines
treated with plaster of paris will be toler
ated until April Ist
Tne Tariit Committee fixed the mini
mum dnty on wines at 70 centimes per
degree of alcjhol and a maximum duty at
Emm Pasha's Recall.
lißßLis, December 19ih.—Advice3 from
Baron Wisstuanti state that he has recalled
Bmin Pasha, owing to his disregard of or
ders. He nyi ivuir. impeded operations
and refused to act iv accordance with the
plars" of the Imperia' Government.
The G.-rma'is in Ea?t Africa believe that
E'ni'i will march to Wadelai, despite Wiss
The Intercolonial Wreck.
Quebec, December 19.h.—Tbe offiaia] re
port of >esterday'a intercolonial wreck
does no: increase the list of dead aud in
jured made up iast night.
Gold Fields in Africa.
London. December 19.h.—Tae agent of
the British South African Company'writes
in glowing terms of tae gold iie!di of
British Cruiser \slr>■«-.
Loidxur, Decemoer 19 h.—lt is reported
that the cew protected cruiser Latona ha 3
A RECEIVER WANTED.
The Directors of aa Insurance Company
Accused of Fraud.
FOBXLfSD (Or), December 19.h— On
December Btb, Charles R. Barnett,a citizen
of Kentucky, tiled a petition in tbe United
State! Circuit Court, asking for the appoint
ment of a receiver for the Northwest Fire
and Marine insurance Company.
The corporation was incorporated under
tbe laws of Oregon, with tbe principal
ctiise in this city. Ten days were given
the insurance company to answer the pe
tition. The case wa3 called in Court to
day, but as the pardes to the suit were not
quite ready, the hearing was postponed till
In the petition, Barnett alleges that he is
the owner of 125 shares of the original cap
ital stock; that the Board of Directors has
maintained and kept false accounts and
statements for the purpose of deceiving,
misleading and deluding the stockholders
and for the purpose of misleading the State
officers whes? duty it is to look after the
affairs of all insurance companies in the
State, and for the further purpose of delud
ing the public generally.
The petition further alleges that on Oc
tober 20, 1880 theDirectorSjieviedan assess
ment of 50 per cent, on the subscribed
stock, giving fourteen days only to pay the
same, well knowing that owing to »he
financial stringency tbe holders must tat
felt their holdings, and when the forfeit
should occur the Directors would be given
an opportunity to buy in the stock; that
the allairs of the corpoiation did not war
rant such action save for the aggrandize
ment of the personal interests ol the Di
The petition further sejs forth that the
business of the corporation can now be
wound up with bnt slight loss to the stock
holders, but if further conducted as at
present will result in loss to the sharehold
ers, and will continue a menace to the pub
lic doing business with the corporation.
Secretary of State Mcßride examined the
company's books November 9.h last, &nd
his examination a3 published ihonred tha
total assets of the company to be (205,
--823 88, and iiabiiiiUs $1)3 452 78.
Upon this showing the Directors will
probably aik that tlie petitiou be set aside,
and that the company be allowed to con
tinue business. The heaving is now in
progress. The company has risks through
out the Northwest valued at about t10.000,
--000. The company sustained severe losses
at the time of the Seattle, Spokane and
Ellcnsburg tire 3.
AID FOR THE POOR.
Grass Valley School Children Inaugurate
the Christmas Holidays.
Grass Valley, December 19th.—The
Christmas holidays were to-day inaug
urated by the pupils of the public schools.
Each carri?d to the school-house a dona
tion for the voor and sick, the gilts to be
distributed by the Ladies' Relief Society.
Sticks of wood a..-! paper bags filled with
potatoes, the size according to the strength
of the pupil, were the principal gifts. The
business men of the town fell into line and
soon wagons loaded with provisions were
on their way to the High School building.
Commercial tourists and other visitors to
the place, joined iv and swelled the gift
bearing prooestion, A brass band contrib
uted music and assisted in making the en
thusiasm very great. The Ladies' Relief
Society say this is the best donation day
they have yet had. This custom has been
observed here for the past eight years, and
every year there has been an increase of
donations. Mr. Kidder, of the railroad,
sent ihe society a carload of cordwood, and
several dtissoa contiibmed money. Ev
erybody turned out to see and halp the
; Naval Fleet Said to be Going North in
New Yobe, Dec-ember lOih.—The Herald
prints a sensational Ottawa special this
morning siying: Confidential advices
from Washington strongly confirm the
press utterances that point to a crisis next
season in the fur seal controversy.
After the rejection by President Harri
son of the late.it British proposal of arbitra
tion, the Imperial Government will suspend
further efforts toward a settlement of the
By May next a strong squadron of war
vessels will be assembled at Etquimault,
and vessels of a smaller class will be sent
to Behring Sea to protect from seizure or re
moval the British ships.
The naval force to enter Behring Sea will
be large enough to incuoe the American
Government to refrain from interference
with sealing vessels. Unless the President
really desires to bring the crisis that the
American press is predicting, our authori
ties look for no trouble and f :>r no molesta
tion on Canadian sealing vessels next sum
ON THE TURF.
Results of Yesterday's Eastern Racing
Gcttesbeeg, December 19th.—First race
thirteen sixteenths of a mile, Village King
won, Freedom second, Pegasus third.
Becond race, seven-eighths of a mile, Tip
s'aff won, Bradford secocd, Cynosure third
Third race, five-eighthi of a mile, St.
Patrick woo, Adair second, Rumpus third.
i Time, 1:OJJ.
Large Lumber Sale.
Tacoma, December 19th.—What is be
lieved 'o be tbe larcest sale of lumber ever
made in one order was made here yester-
I day, the St. Paul and Tacoma Lumber
; Company selling to the Northern Pacific
WHOLE NO. 12,405.
CALIFORNIA AND COAST.
A Business Block in lakeport Decoyed
THE SEASON'S FRUIT SHIPMENTS*
Konnd Valley ladUn Reservation—
A Cloveidale Murderer
Jumps His Bail.
IWICIAL DUI-iTCHEB TO THI EECOBIy-tTMOS.J
Commission*™ Arrive to Keduee the
Round Valley Reservation.
.San Fraxcikco, December 19ih —D W
Sheyrock ot (jreeusbfir*, |> a , and Henry
0 Hunt of Asli^ville, N. C , arrivei In ibis
city to day. la October President Ilarri
suu appointed them, with John W. Lewis
of Louisville, Ky.. rattiubera of [he Gov
ernment Commission to regulate and re
duce the Roan'l Valley Indian R< s rva
lion, near Ukiah, C<d Mr. Lewis has re
signed from the Commission, and no work
can be dune m.til a new member has been
By a recent Act of Congress it was or
dered that the agriculiara! iands on the
reservation should be surveyed into ten
acre tracts and be alio'.ied to ibe Indians
in the valley. A sufficient quantity will
be reserv°rt for an agency school and" mis
sion purposes. Toe Coiuruission will also
a!lo: the grazing ard timber lands for the
use of the Indians in common.
A lar<e number of tqaat ers have settled
and made improvements on the Rouad
Valiey Reservation, and the Commission
will appraise such improvements made
prior to March 3, 1873. Upon this appraise
ment the Government wiil reimburse the
settlers for injproveineuis Hia-ie prior to
the date named.
Ssttlera on the reservation who have
made impiovttaen's since March 3i have
done so at their o*-n risk and will receive
no rfimbursfinrnt. It is not unlikely
that the Conimi»sioa *rii! experience more
or less trouble with the squatters who
have made improvements within the last
NO "SIGNS OF REMORSE.
Murderer Vincent Coolly Talks of the
Crime He Committed.
Fresno, December 10th.—Dr. F. O. Vin
cent, who murdered his wife yesterday, was
seen in jail by a reporter to-day. He talked
lightly of the crme he had co'mrmtted, and
was apparently unmoved by any sense of
remorse. He very coolly remarked that he
had instructed a friend oi his to see that he
was shot blindfolded, if he iuust be a vic
tim of mob violence. Ht appeared to an
ticipate trouble in that direction, and 1
bfgged not to be taken from the jail thia
morning for arraignment.
Vincent was taken before recorder
Prince this morning ai:d the time for his
arraignment was set fjr nezt Monday at 10
The jail is still guarded and the Sheriff is
using every precaution to preveut mob
violence. Pickets are stationed on the
outside to giveth" alarm, if necessary, and
all lights are turned out in (he jail.
Tbe body of Mrs Vincent will be sent to
Colusa to morrow for interment.
BLAZE AT LAKEFOKT.
A Whole U'.ork of Bvftfaeu Bouses Con
sumed by Fire. .
Lakepobt (via Hoolatil), December
19.h —Lakeport has aiiain been visited by a
disastrous fire. At 11:30 o'clock lsst night
a tire broke out in the Levy brick block at
the southeast corcer of Third acd Main
streets, and in two hours the whole block
of five bu?ines3 house* was a total loss,
nothing whatever being saved.
The following are tbe losses and tte
amounts of insur.ir.c-: M. B. Yocum, sa
looa, less $1,600, insured for$1,100; F. H.
KtsrT. barber shop, loss jwjo, insuieii for
$200: W. E. Hixon, pricery snd uotion
store, loss $3,500, insured for $1,600; John
R Cook, Laktpcr. Democrat, loss io.OCO, in
surance unknown; Miss 0. X Chapman,
millinery, lost . insurance $700; J. P.
Edmunds, saddlery, loss j4.000, inturance
This fire is PsprciaHy disastrous to these
parties, as all thty nad was in their busi
ness. They ail lost their books except
Eilainnds, who had a nfe. Levy's loss on
his buiiding is SG.iOO, insurance t-3,500.
Snow and Sleet iv the Mountains—Light
Rain* in the Valleys.
San Frascisco, I'ecemlvr 19:h — The
center of the cyclone fcas passed eastward
beyond Washington, attended by general
rain, occasionally heavy, throughout Ore
gon and Washington. Rain has fallen
during the day iv Northwestern California,
and 3now in Nevada and Northeastern Cal
ifornia. Clearing up showers have been
reported from various places in Southern
California, and snow and sleet in the moun
Gilroy, December lCirh.— a welcome
rain came last n::;h?, the precipitation be
ing a third of a inch, making the season' 9
rainfall three and a half inches, against
fifteen last year at the same date." The
clear, pleasant weaiher to-day does not
please the farmers so well as would a con
tiauance of the rai.i. Farm operations are
progressing favorably. No feirs of a drought
Rail Shipments Out of Cai.fornia.
San Feakcisco. December lii.h.—Follow
ing are the total rail shipment* ouj of Cali
fornia during tbe eleven months of 1890-
Dried fruit, 62,616,788 pounds; ruisins, 38,1
137,500 ponn<ls; green fruit, 286 000
poujids; cauned goods, 77.181.5C0 pounds.
The company's shipment! of grain
amounted to b.'i,43o.(X«j pounds, ami of ficur
9,430,000 pounds, while other mill products
shipped amounted to 5 233,000. Tae com
pany's lines in orai^js, leraoc? frnita
vegetables end honey for the year com
mencing July Ist and tcrmina'tirp June
30th amounted to 73 850,000 pounds or
about 30,925 tons. These totoil show, in
each inetsnee, a very heavy increase over
the shipments of other years.
A Mmderer at Large.
Cloverdale, December ir»;h —Worth
tho murderer of Ardel), has made good his
escape. He was out en $3 000 bail for as
sault to commit murder. After Ardell
died a warrant was issued for his rearrest
on a charge of murder, but he has eluded
the officers, and npon his failure to appear
at the prelimidary examination, which
was set for to-day, the Justice declared his
Suit for Damages.
Pobtlasd (Or.), December 19;h.—John
Ryan, a dockmasier of the I'nion Pacific
Railway, who was arrested recently, charged
with embezzlement, snd who was dis
charge:! at his preliminary examination
to-day brought suit against the Oregon
bnort Line and Utah Northern Rail way
Company for $2 080 damages.
Beet Sugar Factory.
Ontabio, December 19ih.— A contract
was signed to-day for the erection of a beet
sugar factory at Chino. The buildings are
tol>e completed by Aucnst Ist Mxt and
the plant, it is stated, will cost over
$500,000, and have a capacity of 550 tons of
beets nai.y. Two thousand acres are to be
plantei in bests.
Befnsed to Tell ol the Aflalr.
Baker=field, December 19th.—The man
who was shot by County Treasurer Beker
on Wednesday, when the later was at
tacked by several robbers, died last night
He refused to give any account of the af
fair or of himself, but said his real name
was James Murray.