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WICHITA KANSAS, FRIDAY MOENING, OCTOBER 31, 1890.
WHOLE NO. 2019.
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MATTERS OP INTEREST FROM THE
Commissioner Roosevelt's Views in
Regard to the Payment of Cam
The Reasons Given by an Arkansas Post
master for Resigning A. Petition from
44 OubanB in favor of Eeciprocity.
The Behring Sea Question in a Fair Way
to be Settled Mrs. Howe's Brief
Honeymoon Ended by Death The
Counted Quorum to be Tested
in the Courts President
Harrison to Vote
tlo, which is reported from the west. Act
ing Secretary Adeo says that when the
Mexican government, by a decree issued a
year ago, increased the duty on imported
cattle and swine (which were general du
ties and not directed especially against the
United States), the department of state
was informed of the action within twenty
four hours, and while he cannot deny the
last reported action, he is compelled to
THE SPANISH MINISTER.
Washington, Oct 80. Secretary Blaine
desires the statement made that he did not
request the recall of Senor Murnaira. as
pimiom vi apuiu w me uuiieu Duties, ce
ByHjWHOii-traatBat the relations be
tween?MmseltiBSCjElate minister had
become strained, "aiif Hwt, on the con
trary, the relations"were. friendlv and
pleasant. The minister's recall, saySrMr.J
xjuuue, was uue soieiy to tne cnange or
administration in the Spanish government.
"Washington, Oct 80. Secretary Blaine,
accompanied by Hon. William Walter
Phelps, arrived hire at 10 o'clock this
evening. Arrangements were concluded
for Mr. Blaine and the postmaster general
to leave here at 9:40 o'clock Saturday
morning for Philadelphia, to attend the
meeting at the Academy of Music Satur
day afternoon and the reception at the
Union League club.
PENSIONS FOR KANSANS.
Washington. Oct. 30. The following
Kansans were granted pensions today:
Original Oswin G. Morley, Clyde; Eu
gene Noblot, National Military home;
William L. Fouts, McPherson; Clark
Gray. Larned; Nathaniel Wise, Americu",
'William Hartwig, Cookville: Henry Hoff
man. Hutchinson: John Bovd. Lornim
George W. Tooley, Wellington; Andrew
HAPPINGS OF ALL KINDS AT HOME
Washington, Oct. 30. A well known
Republican leader, not now in office, but
prominently connected with the congres-
wonal campaign committee. .IiasoaegwecL!
from Hon. Theodore JJoosevelti civil ser
vico commissioner, a contribution of $50.
to be used for the legitimatocanipaic nex- i C. Blakely. Wheaton: Josenh E. Eldridze.
penses innnyrS congressional district where Stark; George W. Dayholf Reno; Eberle
It is needed. Ex-GovernorHugh Thompson I White. Latham; Jacob E. Riley, Kxnsas
also a member of the commission, has sent City; PAis Hafley, Leavenworth; Albert
in a contribution in aid of the Democratic ' Johnson, Wellsville; George Waybright,
cause. In convention today Mr. Roosevelt Gladys.
eaid: Increase Benjamin F. Roush, Hill Cltv;
"There is no reason why, under a Re- John B. Smith, O&borne; Janirs Parks,
publican administration, all the contribu- Benton; Napoleon Tulip, Horton; Henry
tions should be made to the Republican Allison, Beattie; William Hardenbrook,
campaign fund, and under a Democratic Wellington; Lemuel Licurance, Edmond;
n iministration they should all be to the Albert Hiland, Haddam; Henry Butt,
Democratic fund. Tbe clerks are as much Narka; Austin Gwin, Fort :-cott; George
at liberty to contribute to one party as to R. St. Clair, Cherryvale: John French,
another; and they are perfectly safe and I Edna; Daniel B. Smith. Wanetta; Thomas
free to make the contribution if they so J Brayman, Belleville; Eric Aughund, Nor
prefcr. Within the classified service the ton: William F. Hammoti, Altaniont:
Archbishop Ireland Take3 Occasion
to Define the Position of Rome
on Compulsory Education.
ARailroad Company Compelled to Refund
OTerokarges The Alton Eefuses
The Hessian Ply Said to be at "Work on the
Early-Sown "WTieat in Kansas and
Missouri Nebraska Prohibition
ists Attempt to Prevent Nat
uralized Foreigners from
Voting In General.
employes are under obligations to no
party. Governor Thompson is a Democrat.
servm? under tlrisndmiuistration; he mai
Samuel Broughton, Cherryvale.
Reissue Kindred H. Malone. Chautau
qua; Thomas Crawford. Oakley: John W.
n contribution to aid his party. I am Ready, North Topeka; John H. Beseoni.
.. T 1.1! T.1J ! T .. JS.l .. I m
u xvciiuuiiuuu; uiu ixjiuu. 11 we uiu nub
and increase Lewis Jones,
want to contribute, we would not No ' Reissue
one can force a Koverumentemnlove to Seneca.
contribute. Nor, if he desires to contrib- j Original widows, etc., reissue Abner,
ute. compel him to contribute to this I father of Jacob Cable. Columbus.
party ratiier tuan tnat. 'mat is an mere
is in the question, except that no other
employe shall directly or indirectly solicit
from any other employe, and none shall
give or tako from another employe. If
there are political clubs of which the gov
ernment emplopes are members, there is
no reason why they should not be Demo
crats as well as Republican. But any of
them will be prosecuted in case we have
evidence of their trying to force contribu
tions by intimidating."
A PERSECUTED POSTMASTER.
Washington Oct. 30. The postmaster
at Donaldson, Ark., after an eventful ex
perience, has concluded to resign. Some
THE INDIAN MESSIAH.
Washington. Oct. ). T. A. Bland,
corresponding secretary of the national
Indian defense association, has received a
letter from Mrs. C. Weldon, of New York,
dated at Cannon Ball, N. D.. Oct. 8, in
which she tells something of the peculiar
religious outbreak amongthe Sioux. Mrs.
Weldon's letter is as follows:
"I am on the point of going to Sitting
"" o U111JJ. Mj UUjrtl IU fUIU 13, 11 JJUV
uie, touuiea a great evil wnicn is spread
Milwaukee, Oct. 30. The Catholic Cit
izen, a church publication of this city, an
nounces today that news has been received
from the east that Archbishop Ireland, of
St. Paul, has been summoned to Rome for
an unknown purpose. The impression
Erevails here that Archbishoo Ireland has
een summoned to the Vatican, in connec
tion with his utterances in favor of the
Eubllc schools and compulsory education
efore the National Teachers' association
at St. Paul last summer.
St. Paul, Minn., Oct. 30. The state
ment from the Catholic Citizen, of Mil
waukee, that Archbishop Ireland had been
called to Rome on account of his utter
ances on the public schools, at the educa
tional convention this summer, was shown
to the archbishop at the cathedral in this
city this evening.
"Why " said he, "that is perfectly ab
surd. It i false from beginning to end."
He continued: "The Catholic Citizen
should not have lowered itself to publish
such 'rot,' and contribute to bring the holy
father into disfavor with the people of
America, by linking his name with a pure
ly civil matter. Rouie has not condemned,
and never will condemn compulsory" edu
cation. Compulsory education-is a matter
of civil or social policy, and not a, matter
of religion. For my own part, asn citizen
I favor unreservedly ct.mnul.sory educa-
Special dispatch to the Dally Easle.
Anthony, Kan., Oct 80. Hon. S. IL
Peters spoke to a crowded house in the
opera house last night and was enthusias
tically received He made a compleie ex
position of the southern scheme to defeat
Ingalls bo means of the political alliance;
explained the silver bill satisfactorily;
showed the absurdities of the bonded ware
house scheme and government purchase
o the railroads as advocated by Jerry
Simpson; spoke on the tariff; paid his re
spects to Jerry Simpson as compared with
CoL Hallowell, and closed with a fine al
lusion to our local ticket, especially our
candidate for judge, Hon. L A. Love.
Judge Peters has hosts of friends here, as
he was the first judge to hold court in
An thony. He spoke in Harper at 2 o'clock
yesterday and had an equally crowded
The prospect looks brighter every day,
and we expect to give Col. Hallowell a
good big majority in Harper county, as
well as elect our county ticket
week, tv which CasteenJ&; McDaniel and
Arnett Bros., of AnthoMr, purchased 2,700
head of cattle of TaylorftGamble & Fain,
of Texas. The cattle wore to be delivered
in the county this week and will be winter
ed here, making a demand for rough feed.
The Anthony Roller Mill company paid
out last week an average of $1,750 per day
for wheat, making quite a distribution of
money to our farmers. During the last
four days they have bought 125 wagon
loads of wheat. This was all fortheirjown
consumption, and is exclusiyejffiwheat
bought for shipment by ;daJefice'
Ex-Governor RqbiasohV'andMr. Steen, of
Kingman, spoke nere Monday night, in
the opera house,
HALLOWELL IN SUMNER.
Special Dispatch to the Dally Eairle.
Wellington, Kan., Oct 30 Today
Judge Peters made one of the most telling
speeches at this place of the campaign, to
a good audience. Say to the calamity,
Janes, that Colonel Hallowell is all right
in Sumner county, and that the Republi
cans are in line.
DOINGS OP THE DAY SOUTH OF
THE KANSAS LINE.
The ConncU Hard at Work on the
Bill Providing for a System of
Taxation for the Territory.
Synopsis of the Bill How Before the House
Begulating Town Lot Ooutests The
Powers of the Commissioner.
A PIONEER MISSIONARY.
Sterling, Kan., Oct. 28. Special cor
respondence. Today your correspondent
had the pleasure of visiting the farm of
Rev. A. Johnson, which is one mile east of
this city. Here we found an ideal home
and farm. The farm consists of 160 acres.
all iu a high state of cultivation and im
provement. Mr. Johnson took great pride
in showing us over his farm and pointing
our the many advantages. We first vis
ited the orchard and vineyard, consisting
of several acres, which are specially se
lected aud nicely laid out. Next we gazed
upon a bunch of 105 hogs, as nice as any
body's, and, also, a bunch of forty head of
cattle, which make a fine display. Many
tiou. All laws rebtrictiiur. if not abol-1 other improvements inaicateu coniiort ana
ishing child labor, and compelling nniver- , independence.
sai euiicuuuii, receive my nearuesi approv
Oklahoma City's Prospects for a Hew Bail"
road A Letter of Interest to the
i . People of Beaver A Hew Bank
special Dispatch to the Dally Eazts.
Guthrie, Ok., Oct 30. There is a strong
feeling that house joint resolution No. 17,
asking that the cost of contesting cases
before town site boards may be dimin
ished, should pass. In many cases the
cost of contesting a lot will be more than
the yalue of a lot.
Sections 1, 2, 3, -L 8, 6. 7,S and 9 were
The judiciary committee Introduced
house bill No. 5-4, to regulate the practice
of medicine; No. 55, for printing and dis
tributing the house journal; No. 56, pro
viding for a territorial library, which was
read the second time by title and ordered
Mr. Farnsworth introduced house bill
No. 57, locating the argicultural fair -at
Hennessey, and No. 53, providing for
printing the laws of the state by the Capi
tal and Guthrie Democrat which was Ttad
the second time by title and ordered
The governor returned house bill No. 14
fgame bill) signed.
House bill No. 23. m-ovidine for the ex
emption from taxes, and No. S3 from the
collection of debts were reported by tho
committee with a recommendation that
they do not pass.
The report was adopted.
House bill No. 20 was reported by tho
committee (limiting foreign actions) and
was passed with some amendments.
Mr. Colson was unexpectedly called
Speaker Pro Tern. Jones is in Wichita.
The devotion of some of the members to
the girl pages is marked.
Mr. Perry objects to woman suffrage
and to the effects of alcoholic stimulants
being taught in the public schools.
It is Dainful to witness the efforts of tho
lobby to be entertained when an ordinary
bill is under consideration.
The Democrats had-a arouslng meeting
in representative hall tonight. Mr. Laile
made a splendid speech, and short speeches
were made by Messrs. McCoy and Ross.
THE CALENDAR, OF EVENTS IN THE
Scene in a Chicago Court of Justice
Upon tho Conviction of the
Murderers of a Policemai.
Brutal Harder of a Young Girl is Georgia
by an Unknowa'Pwty-Bnganas Murder
and lob a -Party it a Sailwaj.
The 0on2act of Birohall Whfla in Jail
Awaiting rBnd A Man and Wifo
Pound Deadfen Bed .at Chicago
Oorrigan and theOhicago
boom, yet business is in 'a verv healtbv
condition. While we have some people
A resolution was presented in the coun
cil yesterday against the council employes
reading during the sessions.
The committee of the whole again took
up the tax bill, and disposed of about
twenty pages of it.
Assessment blanks for the guidance of
assessors are outlined in full in the bill.
The county clerk is required to send to
tne territorial auuitor a numerical list or iDS the frelght chllf ,ve ,,reref to umj
taxable property in his county, with the that amount of money toward pur-haing
assessed values. provisions for tho&o who need them.
It provides that the county commissipn- 0ue thing that puzzles our people is to
ers shall constitute a board of equalization know what our legislature is doing for the
to sit once a year to take from or add to territory. We had hoped that a school
the assessed value, to secure uniformity, i,lw woid one ot tn'c first acta of m,r
but without changing the aggregate inwmHlc-ra. V..t tv Kn, m iw. ,jwi t
BEAVER, Ok., Oct 28 Special corre
spondence. It may not be amRs to an
nounce that Beaver county is progressing twelve men. who gave to bla murders Hfo
Jiuely. Although we are not faitvina: a I sentences. The prisoners received their
CnicAao, Oct. SO. "My God' yoahuva
murdered my ral" It was the despairing
cry of a grief-stricken woman, startling
the spectators in judge Tuley'a crowded
court room, as Clerk Jones read tbe ver
dict which consigned William Morjell and,
James McGrath to a living death In the
penitentiary at JolieU The murder o
Policeman Adam Fryer was avenged by
sentences stoically, hardly moving a mus
cle; but their numerous nltive wero lew
who ought to have assistance, most of the ! successful h concealing their grief, and
j;'"1" U1 acci luuuti to wen ius.ru. , tiio scene tnat rolloweu was a put mm one.
o government aid has yet been distribut- Mrs. MortelL a hard-featured elderly
cd in this county. Still, we.Iua.rQ that a woman, sprang up from her aeat, shriek
carload of provisions are afijBiberal. Kan., , ig loudly, and then fell unconscious to
for this county; but, owing to heavy freight, the ttoor. Other women, sinters and
charges, we cannot get it Instead of pay- ; cousins of tho prisoners added their cries
and tears to tho confusion.
Oflicer Fryer, for whoie death the men
were sentenced, was shot at tho corner or
Clinton and Harrison streets, tho morn
ing of August 0, I8S0, while trying to In
tercept tho defendautK, who were evading
arrest by the oflicer for disorderly conduct.
The governor, territorial auditor and
secretary constitute a territorial board to
equalize the territorial tax among the
The rules fixed by the bill are: The gen
wait for it, and do not know the reason
why. Can anybody tell us
A reunion of old soldiers was held at
Beaver on the 23d Inst., nud a rovnl cond
I time was the result. A very largo crowd
al; and, if the occasion offers in Minnesota,
will obtain my political support."
Des Moines, la., Oct 30. The supreme
court, has allirmed the decision of the Jas
per district court, giving Cook and WHeel
ock. btocK dealers of Newton, nudsmiem
against the Chicago. Rock Island and Pa
cific railroad for $2 750. The case isimpor-
The Rev. Mr. Johnson is somewhat of an
historical character. His residence in
Kansas, perhaps, dates as far back as any,
and we doubt if there can be found but
few men iu the state that can boast of as
lonn a continuous residence as he. The
Rev Mr. Johnson landed in Kansas on the
14th dav o Aonl. J&iu. comme: as a mis-
Vivtn iiv'trmonr ' MOIKiry LO IUC OUilMIlCC J.UUIUU3, UUU UUUU
. . .v.j5...w.M ,t, a r rllItt.lriri ImiiCM in .Inhnnn pnnntr
I Or TMnrtlfct11;in tr ft-nm I"nnp..a ...wl
- , ..- -" 1-wv..w ...i.ut &ll 4Kflirtfl3 MIU
erai territorial tax is not to oe less man r,if. m.ri,...i ti,u .i.i i
one-half mill, nor more than three mills, , TdB free dinner prepared with the asslstl
on the dollar valuation for ordinary county ance of the ladies of our c.itv. w,i nnnt.
revenue, including the support of'thepoor; atet ,v aj
not more tnan six mius on tne uonar i
bridges and roads; a poll tax of $1.50, or
BRUTAL MURDER OF A GIRL.
Atlanta, Ga., Oct. no. Tho news of tho
brutal murder of a young lady has reached
hero from Hockmart. The victim is .Miss
Baker, and hor homo has been In Stllos
born. The crime was committed about 8
o'clock yesterday morning. She wosalono
in a field, where she wa ot work, when
she was assaulted and leaten to deAth, A
4 1.-' . PUCti
. rmnfi n.i 1 1 ...wi .. m. a . t r ....
not more than six mills on the dollar for " "i .P.l "." """ " u"aiu , heavy club was tho weapon U.MKI Uy tno
-.i . i..i k.i- :i ,i..
'I h fntl,. nnvnla t n- . !. HlUTOClTir, BU.cr.UUlHp.luS u uiwiU
day's work for male citizens between the county are flAtterinH- Now-that The east work; the inK,etl,?0,ly r ,tD0 Uea '"
nvU nf 21 and .10- hr.dtrR Mr. not to ex. ' 5 . u .i"m?' rV?.llt t,,e en?t ' was draatzed some dLsUince to a snot near
Stwom ILsonthn doll.ir. or labor at I :,""uti"B,t"",,,,Lir.. ! .a",rVv 'l,ls ,cln i the lino of the mllroad. where an effort
.! .. 11 .!. . ii.: """" '"" """ V""-D.1U' iuu unirici will
iuc rait ui ci. iicr u) , wl wuu a.uu b00n bo opened and ready for busint
ftinrl LtTPh rufa a a in fn4 ocfl it.nrinn nr rha . . . . . .
was made to hide the crime by concealing
mg witn inarming rapidity among tlio cine rauroaa lor -Si Too. Tlie case lsimpor-
Sioux. Sitting Bull told me about it tant to stock dealers generally. The Rock
months ago in strict confidence, but it is Island was in the habit of giving certain
now unon the lins of everv Indiiin. It m favored shinnnrs a snri-t rpli:it. nn t.hp
of his neighbors, it annnnrs. enrsrfain ner. the belief amontr the Indians that a Mus- freicht on each car. Cook and Wheelock
tonal objections to the postmaster; mainly, I R,fiu is coming who will destroy the whites, proved the existence of this rebate system,
it is stated, on the crouud that he was a I bring all the dead to life and make the In- and the court held that it was an unjust
Republican. The postmaster has written dians once more powerful and rulers of discrimination, and that the plaintiffs had
a letter to Postmaster General Wana- the land. Because the whito people cru- been overcharged n amount on each car
maker, in which he assigns his reasons for cified Him formerly He will now help t e they shipped, equal to the rebate given to
Indians and be revenged on the whitd peo- . other parties.
iio j.iiuc nuuuuuuii ucuevu iu xiuu lie
will strike dead.
'When Sittine Bull told me of it, I
thought he had heard something about the
Christian religion which his mind did not
grasp, aud I gave the concern little at-
people know not what they do. They think i ten ion. On cxaminimng further into it,
it isadi-grace to be a Republican." I however, I felt deeply coucerned for the
Tne department lias sent an inspector to iuuians. 1 rememoer naying reau recently
Investigate the matter.
resuming. He says:
"Yesterday I was knocked down and
kicked and stamped until I began to think
I was used up. We have compromised;
and I have agreed to resign. I am told
thi.t will settle the whole matter. lam
t. uly glad to get away from h-tv. These
CniCAGO, Oct. 30. At the special mcet
inc of the Western Freinht association.
the question of what changes should be
made in the rates on hoi's
house products to equalize th
ance with the order of the interstate com
merce commission, was the one subject
workintc in the interests of the Quaker
church, in which lie is a minister to tins
day. He also operated the first threshing
machine ever run in Kansas, in the fall of
'47. The Rev Mr. Johnson was 65 yctrs
old an October 28, and is rugged and
healthful, and bids fair to live many
Rev. Mr. Johnson's oldest son, Isaac,
sails on November 1, from New York, for
Rome. Italy, where he g3 to attend a
cour-e of 1-ctures. Iiaac is an educator of
Old Sol found seventeen members ready
to grapple with legislation
,l V ..' i ii i-.- "..:.. i iKiuer smrw-u uui. vu mu ucmi.i k.uUU
wm ., nii nh.wi.; 5 I ux '' i ! of her- After some little tlmp, his attcn
w l:inhLVb,1,ty,r'PMh tf!n po I tion was dlrectctl to tho brush pile. and.
iwlr n.Mfn ,, Y; lhl,r "'" mko i "P looking closer, he found Uie dead ami
TlmriwvrVi?.lMiWD' "i00' "lu mangled boJv of his daughter.
W HBrn ,JnfdHt0 Kmnk,J a W" The whole county Is up In arm, and a
ingcityno one will doubt when it is ,.tnTna Ah la Liti mil for th ir.
grapple with legislation. I i."" ,,, V" w. "." " "" """ ",JV-" " " t vigorous search w ooing made lor tno per-
Speaker Pro Ten, Jones being absent, fon0"VrHr i.-q ' ?T i ovnm. ' petrator of the crime. If he L XounU,
Mr. Merten occupied the chair.
With unprecedented courage the chaD-
laln asied the b!esing or Umnlpotonce
lor a territory 103 miles loner bv 3TVr
miles in width, situated in tho fertilo
valleys of the Beaver and Cimarron rivers
ana their numerous tributaries.
lynching is certain.
liwrM uf ntiflifirv finil li nnnflll'tlnfr a vorv 1:.T- "" 'e- . . J . ..... I I .put. . 1 rint-nnoli . ,fnii un.inM . .111 A'IKIjU. XVa11!.
,"" -"""' "j -i -r. ."- o '"' The reading or tie-journa. a serial that " "-;- j" v.a 0 nm 0j. t r ,
large .school iu ew York city. iB ilwiiv amoved wit nrnrpdpd with to close, but desire, first, to say that we re- SP0K0 "l J,,m
vM.ii,. 5-, c..n,;nin,i,.Vfnnr mrnnn. ls alw"?s emo eel, as proceeuea wna to .,..,, n varv !; ,.iol. Jf u..i.i. i and at Leach's
n; ....i t nnv-rriin rn,VMZ- tho edification or the member, manyof Xv t?,. j'r'Xn" ' i. t " u ' ?J..' I cvenlmr. The
tv .li(t..u ,w-.tj-.w. w 'Lw uavw : V. -. nn Innf in MAn.k.-.ln'mn r 1 a J J T (Llr- lit AJWIII . Ill rvilll 1
;es should be mu HVine along the Arkansas river, who ," " " " f iffl and sandrr
and packing were veryloud in their complaint of the .-JL sundry
em, m accord- scarcity of water in this "Nile of Amcr "SK??-,.., .
ica." It is a notorious fact that there has
iiphii ui i it ill' iiii uiiiri in Liir J1 i Kiiii?.i inr m
onnsiilprMl Aftsrappnflml diuinn nf i... .1 .. 1 n ,.. .......i- to ue tne nail lor her lecture.
Illinois, who professes to be Christ, and fi,.dtuntmnanH.nm tn.r u-r.0ta y."y...ii:"..17.1x.c.
even shows the marks upon his hands and fm V , iv ftl vnZ .uehe.c;,""i? ","" IV "e?l"""' u'u nort on the school bill.
feet where,2 years ago, he was cruel- u, Voads ' in favor of -evening ' fnSV TJ 3 -r ' KZ'n: Mr. Adair promptly moved a reconsjd
iieu i toiu oiuing liim anu warned mm
not to be misled by such impostors,
-- Vi t v trowi lraf in n?i t utvinla tinti rtf fliA
.... . . .. C1IU itn ; 11 t1fl l Itiuf Iwx.u ir-til lA..kn
other irrelevant " " - - s"'""
I expruised surpnse and pleasure to find so
With their accustomed generosity the " ,,ue a country anu sucu a tnnving town
house conseuted to allow Mrs. McNaraara , " wo ",v uere' uuu wpaic goou tniiigs
iui us. o, li.
The committee of the whole made its re
A CUBAN PETITION.
Washington, Oct, 30. The department
Of state has received a copy ot a petition i " . , -"".-'""e. ""; n.nncu mm. . Up
forwarded by the tobacco crowers and uu" uo ".'""" "' !,uc" ""I'osiers. rnt
o gar manufarturers union, or Cuba, to I A "'v" """' '"-'" - .mnou providing that the rateon packing house Unto which were produced before the
the Spanish government, urging the ndop-. Ji.a" c,l.n.ie lo nie and asked my opinion products be advanced from 18 cents to 25 scarcity of water
tion of a reciprocity treaty between 2,oout Ulis. m'w roI,SI0.n- Jlatowan-ah- ccnts per 100 pounds from the Missouri These centlcmen believe fully that this
tlm Wand of Cuba and tho United States. I Tk. a I",n1tf5J,n;? ' ,0IX' tl,,e3!', Si!y' liver to Chicago, the former figures, being ' is fairly the o"
The petitioners assert that they are con- the prophet ot the Messiah, and a 1 who do tIie present rate on hoirs. 'fevory roaiu "Kfe Wer ad are loud inhei?!S.
fronted with n himplo problem. On the UTO , ,!"' Tn ffilS? r ''" votet for the resolution except the Alton, i demSation of those parties who have taken
one muu rum, suiKHiuiuii, misery ami , -, ;",. : --- .-o--;" "" which aim airciiuy men iioiici; iu as lnien- i thn li hcrt.v to usnrn this water sunnlv. in
vague hopes, and on the other side abuu
dance, wealth and a promising future,
e .Messian, aiidaii wnodo the pi
him he kills either quite voted;
them to life again in two which
rnin-tomJ.1? !!m oJIIi tl?n to, rc!luCL; the te on hogs to the violation, as they think, of
:omg to meet him and is cent basis. It was thus demonstrated , law. Aud to us ft does look
?' ' T...,:...!!:VeJ.preI -re 1 that the "P125. exce.)fc tl'e Alton are in ' injustice to farmers of the low
THE BEHRING SEA QUESTION.
Washington, Oct. SO. The interrupted
diplomatic negotiations between tbe
Uititwl States and Great Britain, growing
out of the JJehrmg bea peal IHhenes, are i
lUMiHiio w resumuu ur. lime i-aiitou, aml ,cj, him UmL x dld n)t f ,
on j niirsiiny in mwiiuii jruisii iiiimsicr, . .t :...,,., to . t,e..k m. , .. ...,..,.. tn .,,
Sioux. If any one else attempted to at-
days. The Indians believe in him and
lear Him. 1 am goti
defeat him if possil
longbpeecn lortiio Indians in wnicn i favor of an absolute maintenance of the
enter into eerv detail of this subject and existinc rates on live stock and of meetinir I
i nope 10 convince mem or tueir error To the requirements of the law by an ad
...w.o .U liitiii ni.iu -in-v" --"ii-jiih.H ! vance, instead of a rei
has no power from God to kill whom he
cnooses, 1 would meet him face to face
mi Julian Pauncefotc and will then
rotifyhimto baud in efinite proposals , k Matowan-N..h-Taka as I do I fear it
:.nd nroiecJs for tho arbitration to winch i i.i .... i .:.t. .i i. ,...,.
,nr.( Salisbury has invued the United , Vov that i n tie ir ir end and th-Vt I ?
J,,lw WM .-.--0 w .,VVV.VH. j ctwiavr nniv inr r.riir trnmi i
A WIDOWED BRIDE.
Washington, Oct HO. Mr. Houghwell
Howe, w..o was yesterday lnarried to Miss
Mary Butterworth, diumhter of Represen
tative Butterworth of Ohio, died today of
After the marriage yesterday of Miss
Butterworth to Mr. Howe, Mr. Howe ap
peared to be greatly relieved in mind, aud
to suffer less pain than for some time pre
viously. Toward evening, however, ho
Washington, Oct. so. The
reduction of the estab
A vote of the Alton in the negative, de
feated tho resolution, but the re-t were all
apparent of one mind. A committee
was appointed to wait upon General Man
ager Lhappell, of the Alton, and ascertain
hether he could be persuaded to modify
is proposition. The meeting thereupon
ndjourned, to await the .action of the com
mittee, which soon afterward obtained a
conference with Mr. Chappell in the lat
ter suffice. It was represented to that
craze has been shut off summarily. After i gentleman that a reduction of 7 cents per
ftupennicnticnt x-oner nau nau a long taiK muu pounds on nogs irom the .Missouri j
with Seceretary Noble he said quite de- river would not only be a serious matter i
cidedly. in itself, and atTectinu the revenues of all '
"It is too late now for anybody to com- lines, but would result in pulling down I
plain. Philadelphia will be treated just Iowa rates to an extent that would
as New York was, and the official count be severe on the roads doing business in
of the wholecountry will be announced next I that state.
Monday. There have not been many com- The Alton, however, is not interested in
grew rapi.ily worso Throughout the j plaints, but if we should stop to listen to j the Iowa traffic, and Mr. Chappell saw no ' rwcaco
night he was delirious and struggle suc
ceeded struggle, livery ellort was made
b3 his physician to relieve the heart of the
pa lent, and to quiet him. Mr. Howe's
ravings increased in violence, and it was
even necessnry to make use of hypodermic
i jections to "quiet the patient. A sad
night it was for the young bride. All
through the weary watches she sat by the
wck bed, not retiring nor resting for a mo
ment, until (5 o'clock this morning, when
she took au hour's rest. Later on, as the
morning passed, Mr. Howe's heart was
ft uud to be jumping at a fearful rate, and
shortly after noon he died. G ouped
around the bedside at the time were the
oung bride of a day, Dr and Mrs. Roos,
l)r. Magruder and Isaac Roos, Mr Howe
was the son of the late Col. Frank E. Howe
of New York, and was well known both in
this city and New York. At the time of
his death h" was the dispatch acent at
New York for the state department He
Lad held the position of private secre
tary to Postmaster James, and disbursing
officer of the International American con
ference. THE COUNTED QUORUM.
Washington. Oct. 30. The proposition
Is made to test the legality of the counted
quorum by taking the customs adminis
trative bill into court. That will bring
ihe question squarely before the Unite i
States supreme court. When the bill
passed the house originally, mauy Demo
crats voted against it Tho vote stood 13S
to 121 But the senate made some changes,
nud a conference was necessary. The con
ference report was adopted in Ihe bouse bv
a vote of 127 to 13, most of tho Democrats
refusing to vote. The point of no quorum
was raised. The speaker counted a quo
rum from those who were present and de
clared the report adopted.
every one who imagines that his city or ' good reason why his company should re
town has not leen made large enough, the I frain from acting upon its best judgment
next uecaue wouiu rou around neiore we , in tno matter, merely to picase roaos tnat
had finished this census. There is no more carry business in other territory. He con
reason to suppose that Philadelphia will ' tended that the proposed reduction from
be accommodated with a new count thau ' Kansas City need not necessarily affect
there is that asiungton will. The mat-! tne rates irom Umaua and Iowa points,
ter will be settled in a few days, and then
we will all havi to wait untilltbe next census-taking
Washington Oct. 30. Postmasters ap
Kausas P Pierce, Astor, Greeley coun
ty: A. S. Brown, Duquoin, Harper county;
J. H. Pearse, Liverp iol, Stanton county;
P. Ij. Craig. Spring Lake, Meade county;
H. Adams, Powhattan, Brown, county; J.
Laudich, St. Theresa, Wichita county;
Wm. Murdock. Clifton.
Oklahoma W. L. Crain, Optima, Pub
lic Land strip.
Los Angeles, Cal., Oct. 30. The na
tional convention of the Brotherhood of
Railway Train en, which has been in
session here for the past ten davs, closed
its labors last night, and finally adjourned.
and he mtimated that there were certain
lines In tho southwest whose contracts
with Kansas City shippers would make it
impossible for them to maintain a 25
cent late on packing house products, even
though they might pretend to do so.
While the Chicago and Alton has not
receded from its original position, the com
mittee gathered fro. u the interview that a
compromise basis of adjustment might be
favorably considered. It therefore went
int- secret session, and, after a long dis
cussion, agreed upon a proposal to be sub
mitted to the Alton people tomorrow. It
look like a gross
justice to farmers of the lower Arkansas
Mr. Charles Donalson, the genial pro
prietor of the T ans-Continental hotel, is
recreating this week in Wichita and oneor
two of her neighboring towns.
Politics is ail the talk hero now, and the
people are being treated to a political
speech about every night. K.
THE WEED'S PORK PACKING.
Cincinnati, O., Oct. 30. The Price Cur
An especially large number of hogs have
been marketed the past week iu the west, ,
the packing returns showing 380,000
against 2o0,000 last year. Indications are
that October will reach tnll . 1,200 000, far ,
exceeding any previous record for October.
Complete returns for the tight summ-r
months probably snow y.JOJ.OOO nogs,
against 0,SS0,000 last year, implying a
total of approximately lt0 '0,000 for the
twelve months. The leading places com
pare as below since March 1:
KaiHAsCitv : ijsnjaa lictjxo
Omaha. lUl.'jn fttfju)
Sioux aty 4H.000 n.un
IndtaBnpolls 4M.0M 31,UJ0
SbLosls JCCOil 3MXU
Milwaukee. S7JJU3 2il.0tfl
OOar Kapids SS.OB lffr.Ol
Cincinnati. 25,00 UR.UU
Cleve.ind 2JLUJ0 in.uu
Wichita 195.000 72.000
Ottumwa , 17CUU0 UL003
A LONE HIGHWAYMAN.
TEtAKKANA, Ark., Oct. ). A lone
highwayman held up and robbed four
men near here yesterday. Two men named
Markham took two bales of cotton to New
Boston, where they sold them. On the
way back they were confronted on the
road by the robber, dressed as a tramp,
who emphasized his demand for their
money and watches by thrusting a re
volver in t ie free of one or the
is understood that this plan is to bring the ! ter his demands were acceded to, the man
two roads together on a twentv-two-cent
basis, making a reduction of three cents
on hogs and nn advance of four cents on
CniCAGO, Oct, 30. The conference of
the Western Unitarians was held todnv.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 30 President Harri
f.on and Attorney General .Miller will
! ave 'U aslmigion for ludiaunpolis either
Sunday evening or Monday morning, for
the purpose of voting.
WASHINGTON, OcL SO. The department
of state is without information respecting
1 ho alleged imposition of a discriminating
dutv of 500 per carload on American cat-
All the old officers wore re-elected, -ud Tne object of the meeting is to effect a re-
was rstifiwl TWrnn conciliation oetween
the federation was ratified. Boston was
chosen as the next place of meeting. The
motion in favor of the adoption of the
Master Car Builders' coupler was not
THE IOWA ALLIANCE.
Des Moines, la., Oct. o0. The names of
more than 7i0 de!et;ates appear on the roll
of the state convention of the Farmers'
Alliauce. The body is unwieldy and dis
orderly. Great confusion marked the pro
ceedings today. The principal business
was the election of officers. Many candi
dates appeared for each position, and sev
eral ballots were uecessary in most cases.
Tnere was considerable discussion in re
gard to the disposition of fl6, 00 in the
hands of "secretary Post, in connection
with the state purchasing ag.-ncy, and the
matter was finallysatisfactorily explained.
An attempt was made to have the conven
tion endorse J. M. Joseph, the Union Labor
candidate for railroad commissioner; but
the resolution was finally sent to the com
mittee on resolutions, which will report
churches of the west, which have been di
vided since the attempt was made in 1SS0.
to put the churches on a purely ethical
basis. About half tbe churches withdrew.
The committee appointed yesterday to ar
range the details of the organization of the
conference association reported today,
recommending the organization. The
association was formed, and will meet
six months hence.
BUFFALO BILL'S SHOW.
Antwerp. Oct. SO. Mr. John M. Burke
and the Indians connected with Buffalo
Bill's show, sailed hence today for Phila
delphia on the Red Star line steamer Bel
gont, and from Philadelphia tbe Indians
will go to New York. Previous to their
departure for the west, they will visit
Washington and call upon President Harrison.
A MINISTRY DEFEATED.
MELBOCKNE. Oct. ."XL The Victorian
ministry has been defeated in the colonial I
J parliament by a vote of want of confidence, j regarded by the Irish people.
compelled one of them to dis
mount and jumping upon the
horse rode away. s-hortly afterwards
Mr Hudgms, one of the attorneys in the
Cotton Belt robbery case, and Polbns
Rodgers, another attorney, came along,
and to them the Markham's related their
experience. The story was received with
laughter, the attorneys saying that the
bravery of two men who allowed one man
to rob them, might be questioned. Two
hundred j-ards further on the attorneys
were stopped by the same man, and the ex
perience of the Markham's was repeated,
and a considerable sum of money and their
watches were secured. Hudcins hired a
horse from a livery stable and set out after
DrBLlN, Oct. SO. United Ireland pub
lishes an article todav in which it discred
its the reports that Mr. Balfour, while on
his tour through the west of Ireland, was
received in a friendly manner by the peo
ple, and quotes the words in praise of Mr.
Bitifour, whirh the Tory press attributes
to several priests, in order to give the lat
ter a chance to vindicate tbetr characters
by prompt contradiction. The paper says
tiiat if the forbearance of the people from
expression of their feeling against Mr Bal
four i to be malignantly misconstrued,
some of them may be provoked to make
things quite plain, by giving Mr. Balfour
a taste of the detestation witn wnicn be Is
granple with education
The committee on judiciary reported
council bill No. 43, providing for taking
depositions in Oklahoma, with a recom
mendation favoring its passage.
Below are the provisions of the bill.
Section 1 Persons holding the proper
commission shall be entitled to take depo
sitions. Sec. 2. The judge of the judicial district
shall appoint a conrt commissioner of
depositions. Such person must be an at
torney and must have practiced law five
years and one year in Oklahoma. He shall
receive the same fees as the county judge
for like services. He is empowered to ad
minister oaths; to order the clerk of tho
district court to issue process and to order
the same to be served: to compel witnesses
to appear and testify; to rule on questions
of evidence; to regulate and control attor
neys and parties before him; to certify and
return depositions as fully as the district
Sea 3. Such commission shall confer
upon the district court and its commis
sioner, or probate court or county judge,
power to docket a case in that court and
provide for the subpoenaing of witnesses.
"sec. 4. Subpoenas to be in the same
form as thoe used in civil cases.
Sec a. Witnesses shall not be com
pelled to attend a greater distance than
100 miles; mileage, 10 cents per mile, one
way, and per diam of $2, to be tendered in
Sec. 6. The party subpoenaed, should
he fail to respond, will be deemed guilty
of contempt, and unless excused by the
court or commissioner, shall be imprisoned
in the county jail until he or she will ap
jiear in court and testify; and Is also liable
for all costs incurred in compelling atten
dance. Sec. 7. Regarding the attendance of
witnesses in same county.
Sea 8. Parties residing in another coun
ty may be compelled to attend.
Sea 9. Co itinuances.
Sea 10. Depositions to be sent to court
or law office.
Sea 1L The party taking depositions
shall pay the costs.
Sea 112. The clerk of the court, a justice
of the peace, or a notary public, may take
tea 13. Act in force after its passage
The judiciary committee reported house
joint resolution No. 17, and recommended
that it be concurred in. This was a reso
lution Asking for tbe reduction in the ex
pense of contesting casea before the town
Mr. Merten opposed the resolution on
the ground that it has many objectionable
features. He would protect tbe honest
lot-owner, but not the blood suckers and
Mr. Campbell I think t hla resolution
an excelled one. It provides for tbe pro
tection of the poor man. I hope it will
OKLAHOMA CITY'S NEW ROAD.
Special DIpatch to tha Dally Eade.
Oklahoma Cnr, Ok., Oct. 30. Major
the ' Shellenberger, of the Choctaw railway, Is
hero looking after tho interests of his
road. Difficulties heretoforo oxisting
In regard to t .e right of way through tho
city have been adjusted, and everybody is
rejoicing over tho prospect of a speedy
completion of the road.
NEW BANK FOR OKLAHOMA.
Washington. Oct. 30. An application
for authority to organize the Oklahoma
National Bank ol Oklahoma City, at
Oklahoma City, Ok , has been filed with
tbe comptroller of tho currency by L. A.
Gilbert and his associates.
Washington, Oct, SO. Territory pen
sions granted today:
Original, Invalid Starling Parsons,
Increase John Shavers, alias Chafers,
KANSAS AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE.
Manhattan, Kau; Oct. 30. At the
meeting of the Board of Regent of tho
State Agricultuntl College N. S. Mayo
was appointed to tho ohalr of phyiology
and veterinary science, lie Is a graduate
of the Michigan Agricultural College,
class of lr and of the Chicago Veterin
ary College, and com highly recora
Oct. 30. Senator Plumb
estmoruland this afternoon.
opera house In this city
opera hotixe was crowded
to Its fullest capacity. Dolegntlonn with
bands aud banners were prewnt from
neighboring towns. Tho senator wan fa
tigued with traacl and inuoli speaking,
and stitfering from a cold, yet he itpoko for
over two hours in his peculiar erapbatlo
style. He wild he voted agnlnut the con
ference report on the McKlnley bill be
cause he hoped an opportunity would bo
offered for him to modify some portions of
tho bill in tne Interests of hUcouatitueiiay.
MURDERED BY BRIGANDS.
Pesth, Oct 30. The resident of tho
village of Iazeshcy, twenty-three tnllw
southwest of this city, are greatly exalted
over a horriblo crime that bu beeu com
mitted there, A corn denier named
Blelron, accompanied by bis wife, two
children and a maid servant, wa at tho
railroad station awaiting tho arrival of a
train, when a number of brigands made an
Attack upon the party, all the members ol
wnicn were Killed and roooeu ot wnae vai'
uables they had about them.
WOODSTOCK, Ont . Oct. 30 The near ap
proach of the fatd 1 Ith of November doef
nut seem to have much outward effect on
Birchall. He profeii to feel little con
corn about hfa fate. He pUy leap-frog
with his guard In hlu cell and enjoys wend
lug the guard sprawling on the floor wbm
occasion offer. Pitching conperi In an
other favorite amusement of bU.
The Jackson 'Mich ) letter U rgardl &
the clumsiest fabrication that Birohall btvi
yet put forth. An examination of the
handwriting and com pari -on of It with
sample of BirehaH'i shows a vary general
resemblance between the two, and in mmv
cases a veryptriking liken. A friend of
Blrchnl!'-. tmbi todar "I think tbe bent
menueu ne oecnn ins wonc at once. K... .. -i.,. .. .-,..,1.1 .. i-,. i
This col ege will receive the IW.0W.I-IBotyftbM.nce of an moru wnw-tue
S?El fl L01??11 bl,1uand w,.tI! i.the I man U v given to lying that he lit eren
815 (Wallowed to the exirimentUtlon)lwb9obain8ttw re that he U out-
Mr. Daniels made some very pertinent
remarks in support of the resolution.
At the afternoon session nineteen were
Mr. Merten was in the chair.
Mr. Neal spoke at length against the
Messn. Campbell, Peery, Daniels and
Long favored it.
Alter an amendment by Campbell, it
pasv-d IS to i
The huate granted the Heitn hose com
pany penm-v-ton to ne tee hilL
Tlie commiuee on military affairs re
ported favorably bae Wll 2o. 23, an act
tojirovide for the burial of ex-soldiers aad
The committee on edueatteu reported
unfavorably on the tchool b&L
and the-regulnr income from all UTcm
of some $40,000, give it thin ear
about 70.009. The regents authorized tbe
purchase ot much new apparatus In tne
chemical and botanical departments, and
for various articla of equipment In the
different departments appropriated nearly
S6.000. The Industrialist, the weekly paper
of the college, which was supended for a
month, on account of the dilFerenoa of
opinion with the post ofllce department m
to postage, is again pablishrt The ex
periment station has lulled bulletin. No.
Itf. entitled, "Preliminary experiment
with fungicides for fttinking smut of
wheat," which will be ftent free to Iimm
wbo will apply. Large additions have
lately ben made to the library, and it bow
nas Wsijz Pound volumes.
Topeka, Kan., Oct. 80. Senator Ingall
delivered two speeches here today to
large and enthusiastic audiences, and in
tbe evening he spoke to a rat audience
filling tbe Grand opera hou to pack ah
extent that many hundred were com
pelled to despair of retting in. 3Ijor J
JtL Hudaoa presided and Hon. A. L.
Williams made the nrt p-ech, deroiiz;
bimieif to a critical exaraieatMm of tfi
Fotr-PaiiUjw drosioa, w&tcto te de
scribed m Lvcting both law and logic
Judge Conklio delivered & rfeort p-ech,
and was followed in an eloquent ami com
prehensive two boars' &ddre4 try 5ouitw
lagalls, who wax at hi bet, tmtl wat
coBtinoally interrupted with Apf4aa.
TIm rally wan the largest and most e&
thttsiasuc of the caopAiga.
O'BRIEN AND DILLON'S M18SSK)?L
LONDOK, Oct. . Tbe Cologne Gnzett
reports an interview had by carnptirt
eat with T P O Connor on Irish affair
Azaong other lht- Mr O'Connor 1 re
ported a Mtyiag Mwt the O Briea-DUtea
sttaaoa to toe UaHe-d State waa aot la
eoaaecuow with te Irbrfi potato fajaio
watch wa tte bunion at ta- ferttMfa xor
eraraem. Mr O'Coaaor A4rt Jm ihrti
enly oMcera wt&rf to "-sure faa4 for ooiu
ea! oe. It wan expected tkt 1 .
pjOBHd wtraM be raised is the Cake
Stale. Iteaiamtvsif wtt pr&baUjr e V9
t.anada, a CUrlea and Baton would aot
I Testere there.
tine the it round from under the feet of
tho who are getting op a petition for
commutation of uU sentence
Among the corn rnun let tlon recently re
ceived by Mr Birchall ix one from an
enterprising fellow who declare hi
wtlUfiguevt to Uite BlrcbAU'4 place at the
bantu g for the tnm of tl.OQO
A n amber of waiters at Morley hotel at
London, staled this afternoon tht tbgr
remembered "CoL Lewh," d' that fie
was there when the Benwell murder wsu
committed. They wy tbj remember
dtotioctly that the manager of tbe hotel
and tbe r'colone!" dbctiMed tbe murder.
WASTED AS A W1WB5.
ToiWfTO. ObL. Oct. 30. An aftldAvIt
bAt been died asking for an examination
of J Reginald BlrchalL now lying undr
Miitnee of death in Woodstock jiL a a
matarUl witaewi In a libel unit brought by
Grorrenor Hood Graem again, the Globe,
on account of an alleged intrfouatloa la
the pper tbM Graeme might have bad
AomethiBg to do with the murder of Ben
welL The motion u to be argued tomor
row. ad It ii to be resisted oa the grouad
that Blrchalt I at present legally mm aiv
JUy dead to the law. and that, thereore,
bi testimony ix valaeleac
Chicago. Oct. ao. William LottUng and
wlf were found dead In bed tbtx merelug,
at the4r bo&rthng boe.c on EltU are as.
They Wad brea aipbyxlatd by gaa.
Whether or not the ex. wm en ol aoislde
ha not yet been deterta! aed.
ClHCAGO. Oec 30 The (K-eoad day of
ATckXwhmp Kkan' aiirer jttbHe corned
wrf. a trtboie frwta the little folk the
eimrefe. At tea o'clock about ICWJahlWrco
from tbe pMreeJml ncfeooU of the city gatb--rri
at tft aadtrtam In holiday attar
with iMJ. tomftfter and ettttrfesit Ta
reA aop ao4 rtuif Mwv ym
.tf-atUKl -ft ihn 44r. aed b?lrfai t
. nr fr!T vt tt tkvy The ihdn l&iicki
m pro! MMuifitw to TsrSowutg. nwA
it mvuibur of ihv tmt4iitii rdr$
vtmmvirt tbe boxes. Tbe lMti ioale.
andor the cHrartkin of the tbr, ft
xiatcd a literary and mlml ftfltrgramtoe
looSsdintf the lcTna-6a nuinbrr of u
1 ftwiaf nntibcmt