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VOL. XXX.-NO. 299.
HELENA, MONTANA. THURSDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 21. 1889.
PRICE. FIVE CENTS
DIDIT EVKR ST1KK YOU^That year by year the habits of People^u do the Fashions'^ Time was^when about the only chance a man had^to get a Suit of Clothing without paying^(our prioee would be to haggle for an^hour, and finally a spirit of compromise^or fatigue induce the contending parties^to compromise.
Differenthere, and it is our proud^honor to state we were the Pioneers in^this system of On Pkk k. We have^gone ahead of any of our competitors,^and mark all our gcxnls in Plain Fio-^orbs. True there are some of the ^I low^Much Will You (live^ class of clothiers^^those relieB of barbaric clothing days^^but their days are numbered; and ere^many m^xms have ooine and gone they^will be laid away and have joined the^eilent majority.
Buttalking of changes. Dontcher-^know it is time to change your Overcoat^^Has not this storm suggested to you the^propriety of looking at those Overcoats^the merits of which we have l^een pro^^claiming all the season ^ Take a look at^some of our Fur Trimmed Overcoats.^They will make your mouth water.^That one at $^*^...^^ is a Bird ! We have^^old stacks of them already this season,^and hare stacks left.
Thenwe have a Fur Collar Coat at^fl.r^ that is a (tern. But all our Spe^^cialties are gems, and one of the first^water is a ex^at, Otter Cuffs and Collar,^Kngllsh Beavercloth, which we are sell^ing cheaper than we did last year, not^withstanding the fact that fur and^^loth have both advanced in price.
Wehave several things in I'ntlerwear^that would attract the attention of a^connoisseur. Goods that formerly went^for f8 and 110 can now Iks had for alxmt^half that money. We have many of^those effects in Silk. Lace and Stripes^that you cannot find in any place in^Helena except ^Ymi Know Where
Anotherthing that will attract you is^our stock of Nobby Cardigans. Without^a doubt we can show two styles where^you can find DM elsewhere, while we^chow some styles that you MMl timl^u^ Fine in Quality anywhere. We mean^this anil stand ready to prove it I
Childrengrow to 1h^ Boys, Boys pass^on to Manhood, but they must all be re^^membered. No matter how transitory^their condition, we have'em all, in all^grades. All the Ludies will tell you:^^The only place to buy Boys' Clothing is^at Harris'^ and they know you can de^^pend upon it.
Manythings we would like to men^^tion were our space not so limited, but^we must say a word about our Neck^^wear. In this specialty
WEAUK THE BOSS.^Pshaw, they can't hold a candle to us!^Just look at our line and you will agree.^The Styles are the latest. We are not^accountable for the Pntterns, because^our opinion is that the more ridiculous^^ garment, or the louder the pattern,^the more apt to be considered as the^^Proper Thing^ this year. From the^abbreviated ^Chappie^ Box Coat to the^horrid ^Banana^ patterns that adorn^our Vest and Neckties, as they are^Stylish, we must wear them,
THEQUESTION OF HOuriS.
TheKnights Do Not Favor a Gen-^eral Strike for a Shorter^Day.
WillAid Any Trade Which Un-^dertakes the Task of Reduc^^ing the Hours.
The^;^^ eral Mauler Workman Itefuaed ^^Iledlirtion In Salary An Order Otit^for I'owderly's Arrest.
Atlanta,(is., Not. DO.^Yesterday the^convention of the Knights of Labor went^into committee of the whole to consider the^eight hour movement. It was decided not^to endorse any general strike. Samuel^Gompers, president of the American Federa-^tiun cf Labor, forwarded a letter to the con^^vention iu which he H^id his men Were op-^poHcd to a general strike, but they wonld^undertake one unless the uinnufacturers^agreed to a reduction of labor hours. The^following was adopted:
Kesilived.That we coincide with the view^of the president of the American Federation^Of Labor, that no general strike will be in^^augurated upon May I. IW. and that the^movement Khali he confined to such trades^hh are in condition to put the plan in ..pern^tion;
Hesolved,That we call upon the president^of the American Federation of Labor to in^^dicate lbs trade or tradi sorganization with^^in the folds of tint sock ty which is or are^prepared successfully to inaugurate the^^igfat boor movement the 1st of May.^confident that the Knights of Lalnir will^lend their moral supinirt to the movement if^a'lv such trade needs it.
Inthe convention to day various stand^^ing committees made reports, MM them^the committees mi insurance, law, finance^and corporation. The committee on appeals^and grievances made a final report. The^finance committee recommended a^change so that in future ouly actual car^fare to and from conventions will be paid.^In the future nil local assemblies attached^to a general assembly will pay a per capita^tax of ten cents per quarter, instead of six^cents, as heretofore. The general executive^board is empowered at their discretion to^put on an assessment tax of not more than^twenty cents next year. Resolutions were^passed in favor of an increase in the pay of^printer's assistants iu the bureau of engrav^^ing and printing at Washington from f 1.15^to $L' ptf clay. A resolution was also^passed recognizing election days as legal^holidays and imposing a penalty on any^^ ujih.ye violating it.
'Ihegeneral assembly closed to-night.^Mr. 1'owderly said iu a dadeffeyaeMaM^had beca tin most profitable MiCiiW ever^held. The executive board will select the^location of the next assembly, f'owderly^asked to have his salary n duct-d from^.*.^..m^i lo *i'..^i^lo, but the fiuaii'. committee^and assembly refused to a lion t to be done.
I'nwderlyIn lie Arre-1,,1.
taMMNov. n\^Ex-Hi pii les. ntative^John Byrne, of the Knights of Labor, was^arrested at Scottdale to-night, charged with^conspiracy by ^ x-ltepresi ntative ( all ighan.^The information also includes (ieneral^Master Workman Powderly and I'eter Wise,^local lalsir leaders, 1'owderly will be ar^^rested on his return from Atlanta and Wise^when found. The suit grew out of letters^1'owderly published in the Journal of Tinted^Labor last year, f'sllaglisn also alleges he^was boycotted iiml injured in his business^by the Knights of Lcbol through the influ^^ence of Hyrue, 1'owderly and Wise.
NUMIn MM Penitentiary.
SaltLakh. Nov. ^jo.^In the Mormon in^^vestigation to-day ('has. Penrose flatly re^^fused to answer the quest iou as to the num^^ber of wives he had. His counsel again^called the court's attention to^the fact that^President Cleveland had granted Penrose^amnesty ami thought the court had no right^to compel witness to answer. The court^decided witness was iu contempt and he^committed him to the |ieuitentiary until he^purged himself. Penrose was taken to the^penitentiary this afternoon. He Ig CI CI Ml^ingn written statement to lav before the^court to-morrow.
(jheatFalls. Nov. 20.^[Special.]^Jtep.^resentntives Waite, of Fergus, Mitchell, of^Chotean, and Lochroy, of Cascade, are^here and go the capital to-morrow. All are^republicans. Affidavit-procurer Bernard is^busy among them, promoting the llersh-^fleld Isxim. The latter is here doing a littl ^^quiet work himself. Si uator-eleet McNa-^inara, of Fergus, was injured a few days ago^by a horse kicking him and is now confined^to his bed. lie cannot lie present at the^organization.
TheI -i.lie- c,l he I a i iiilinla.
NkwYobk, Nov. DO.^ The Catholic News^has received u cablegram from Itume say^^ing the po|^c had ordered the persouil and^real pro|ierty of all cardinals who die leav^^ing no surviving relatives to lie bequeathed^to the propaganda. Those having relatives^must make generous provision in their wills^for the wime institution. These and all^other funds devoted to the propoganda will^be invested iu foreign countries. This is to^prevent the seizure of the papal revenues by^the Italian government.
MustMake Their Itepiirl.
Wasmkotom,Nov. 'J^.^Commissioner of^Kailroads Taylor, has received from the^assistant attorney-general, for the interior^department, the opinion tiiat railroads re^^ceiving grants of lands from states, which^grants were made to the statin by congress^to aid the roust ruction of railroads, are^amenable to the laws creating the railroad^bureau, and required to make such reports^its the commissioner may require.
SaltLii.r. Nov. an.^The meeting of tl a^Ore Producers from I tab, Nevada, Idaho,^Wyoming, Montana and Colorado, to-day^adopted a resolution opposing Secretary^Wiudom's ruling on Mexican lead ores.
v,,.-. , l(l,,|,r^ on I :^Hai.tiM'mr.. Not. 20.^In the Nevassa riot^^ers trial to-day some of the negroes testified^as to a pi l to kill the bossca and also the^exislenoe of a terrible species of slavery on^the island. The bosses were very cruel and^much of the food was not tit to eat.
SI1.1,IVAN'S CH V\^ K.
TheCalifornia Club In Mated the llo.ton^Milii and ,1 nekton.
SanFbancikto, Not. 20^ A fight to a^finish Mm Hilly McCarthy, the cham^^pion middle-weight of Australia, and Den-^ney Keliiher. of Hoston, for a purae of^f 1.H00, took place at the California Athletic^club to-night. McCarthy took the aggres^^sive from the start and Keliiher was^knocked out in the twenty-first round.
Theclub to-night adopted a proposition^to match Sullivan and Jackson for the^world's championship, the purse to be limi^^ted to fit .000.
Tourof the Cluh^.^Penver, Nov, 20,^The series of games^lietween the St. I/iuis and Boston clubs in^this city closed to-day on a tie. The game^was called on account of darkness. The^score stood '.! to | in the ninth inning. Hotb^teams go to Colorado Springs and Pueblo,^where the St. Louis boys leave for the south^and the Hostons go on to the coast. A ball^in their honor w as given to-night
KarenIn New ,l^w^eT.
Elizabeth.Nov. 30.-Five-eights of a^mile^Fordham won. Civil Service second,^Tipstaff third. Time lr'tt'..
Three-fourthsof a mile^Cold Stream^won, Prince Karl second, Arab third. Time^Mag.
Sixand one-half furlongs^Martin l!ns-^sell won. Wheeler I second, Hamster third.^Time 1:2H.
Three-fourthsof a mile^Tresl le won.^Hop Filly second, liobespierre third. I inic
Sixand one-half furlongs^Ooldt n Keel^won. Manola second. Leln third. T ime 1
(hieand one sixteenth of a mile^Hefund^won, Aronis second, Wilfred third. Time
TheItellef of Mrs. I'arnell Sot a Mailer for
theI'uhlle.^Lincoln, Neb., Nov. ^().^InwUiawer to the^question if the Irish National League of^America was going to take any public steps^to relieve the straitened circumstances of^Mrs. Parnell, Piesident John Fitzgerald r^ -^plied in the negative. He said: ^1 think^any public movement in that direction^would be indelicate and indecent, an insult^to the Parnell family and a slur upon the^character of her distinguished son. The re^^ported sad condition of Mrs. Parnell oould^not possibly have resulted from the neglect^of her family. Parnell himself expressed^painful surprise when the intelligence was^conveyed to him, as he had made ample ar^^rangements to siipplv hei financial welfare^Some of those who are urging a public sub^^scription for Mrs. I ameli are men who in^tii. ir craving for notoriety have no^conception of honor or decency, but^I hope the innate delicacy of tin-^Irish character will prevent the Irish^^men of America from playing into^the hands of the nr. tended patriots and^philanthropists. Mrs. Parnell's family^can and will care for her wants without un^^called for public interference.
lamesnn the I'tnenlx I'ark Murder*.
JjONixm,Nov. 'JO.^Continuing his speech^liefore the Parnell commission to day, lit^I Heury James referred to the fight with Pat^I rick Kgan as pnsrf of criminal conduct,^, and declared there was other proof of his^' aswH-iation with the Phmnix Park murdi rs.^He referred to Byrnes' alleged coniphrilv^in the murders while acting as secretary of^the Parnellite party. Alluding to the sup^^pression of the league's books, he said he^I did not direct suspicion against la-wis nor^make allegations against him. Still he could^not help thinking that astute gentleman^had bet ii iiii|sised u|miii regarding the miss^^ing books. If the commission could havi^got the books they would have la-en found^to contain iwords showing thai Hyrnes and^OcWr me! ii i n [ s of the Parnellite party were^connected ill financial matters with the In^viucibles. The defense, on this ns|ai't ol^the ease, is o|^cii to the gravest suspicion.
ahbectin ike iii ui.h.
~(iaimbvu.l.l; Tex., Nov. at.^An attempt^was made near Marietta. Indian Ter., Mou-^j day night to rob the Kansas City mail and^| express. Five iiiaski d men were discovered^concealed in the brush near the Santa Fe^track. The fact was telegraphed to this city^and to the conductor of the south-lsjund^Kansas City train. Officers went from here^on a special train to where the masked men^were seen, but tailed to find them. This is^the second attempt made to rob the Kansas^, City train at the same point in the last tw^^weeks. E.F. Hunch, the notorious train^robber, is known to have been iu that vicm^ity. The attempted rohlsries are believed^to he his work.
THECASE OF THE DEFENSE
IkCllriizillall H. pnl,lb .
Washington,Not. ^).^Dr. Valente, the^Hrazilian minister, has not yet been official^ly requested to ask the l ulled States gov^ernmeut to recognize the ITiited States of^Hrazil. He believes such a request will not^lie made immediately, hut that the new gov^^ernment will wait a reasonable length of^time to satisfy the world of its stability be^fore seeking formal recognition. T he inm^later regards the views of the dominant re^^publicans as set fourth in their manifesto^as most reasonable in all n s|iects.
Itl-lngHaters In Nm VoJk.
Olban,N. Y. Nov. yil.^Heavy and inces^^sant rain the past two days has caused a^flood in the river similar to the one last^spring. The river is rising at the rate of^ten inches an hour and the ram continues.^Property along the low lands is in great^danger.
liosoHaANcn. N. j^ Nov. an.^At high^tide this morning the surf cut almost^through Ocean avenue above the hotel^Hrightoll, where a big cat was made last^winter. The bluff wm alao damaged in^several places between the ocean pier and^the Howlaiid hotel.
Chini Wants No Telegraph.
St.Prrrasm b i. Nov. aO.^The Chinese^government has refused to grant a ounces^^ion for a teleglaph line from Siberia to^Pekin.
Fearfulstorms are reported on the Hlnck^Sea. The Sea of Azov is ice blocked.
MillContest the Election.
Connins,O., Nov. an.^Marquis, the^late democratic candidate for lieutenant-^governor, has decided to conteat the elec^tion of the republican candidate.
TestimonyWith the Object of Prov^^ing an Alibi for 0 Sullivan^and Coughlin.
TheLeading; Attorney for the State^Put on the Stand By the^Defense.
U'Cn**' l awyer* Kndeavor to show That^Their Client Did N.tilling to Hin^^der an In^ e.Hi; ,11,ill
Chicaih),Not. 30.^The testimony to prove^alibis for the defendants iu the Crouin oase^was resumed this morning. Mrs. Thomas^Whalen.who keeps honse for O'SulliTan.and^her sister, Kate McCoruiick, who spent the^night of the murder at O'SulliTau's, corrob^orated the evidence of the former witneaaas^that O'Sullivan was iu the house all the^time that night and that they were awake^until 1 o'clock and he wus still there. Mrs.^Whnlen said she was present when Clancy,^f the New York Herald, wanted Sullivan^11 go and see Cronin'a b.-.H. but O'Sullivan^refused because he didn't know Clancy,^but said he would go if a policeman naked^him.
MattDanahy, a saloonkeeper, testified^Martin Hurke was in his aaloon from 7 to^HI on the evening of Mav 4. On criavt-ex-^ainination the fact waa developi-d that wit-^in sr was a menilMT of Camp Lit. He admit^^ted he had been supplying Iturke with^uienjs and that he visited Winnipeg some^limS ago for the purpose of lisikiug around.^He leiiied ever having sent money to Hurke^St SVinni|H'g and denied that he ever culled^Crouin a spy or oile r approbrious epithet.^He admitted he was the treasurer of the^prisoner's defense fund and active in rais^^ing nioney.
W.F. ( oughlin, a saliHinkeeper, corrob^^orated Dsuahy's testimony abcMl Hurke be^ing in the latter's salism on the night of^May t.
Atthe iiftern sin session John O'Malley, a^clerk in the North town assessor's office,^corroborated Danahv'a evidence as to
Hurke. Dan Lyman, a city itractor and
aiiieinls r of Cnuipft), told of the meeting^of Feb. s. when the committee was ap|siinl^id to investigate the statement that the re-^port of the Itutl iilo I rial eoniiii it ti e had been^prematurely made public in Cronin'a camp.^Witness said after the resolution was adopt^^ed the matter was reconsidered and ref, rnd^to district officer Spelinau, of Peoria. I i^Congressman John A. Finnerty said he was^iaCCCabcfl of Camp LM. lb had never heard^of un ' inner circle^ in it. Several other^witnesses were examined in regard to the^^inner circle,^ bnt none of them^knev,- anything about it. States Attorney^Hongeneeker was then railed as a witness^mi behalf of 11, femliiiit Heggs. He ob^^jected, but after a brief argument the court^ordered Ins einminut 1011 to pTOCei d, In re^^ply to questions, the stales attorney said he^Iiad heard Heggs' testimony before the cor^oner's jury and had subsequently caused^It, ggs to la- brought Is f.ue the giami jury.^When Mr. Foster asked him if he had ei^^mined Iteggs before the grand jury Mr.^Mills, of counsel for the state, objected. In^reply to the query of the court as to what^la meant by this line of examination, Fos^^ter aaid: ^I mean to show that Heggs^volnntnrialv told the states-attorney when^a witness before the grand jury in regard to^this ' run in correspondence and the net ion^of Camp JO in this matter. I propose to^show tirst the information came from Heggs^to LoM necker of the matter being refi rr. d^to BpeUMUL and further through Chief of^Police Hubbard presented to the st a tea-^attorney the Correspondence in his owl, be^^half, and further otter to prove that lifter^that examination, mid in pursuance of^what Hcrga stated under oath, Spcliuitn^was silbpeuiied as a witness Is tore the^grand jury, and interrogated and furnished^the letters Heggs had written him in pur^^suance of the voluntary statement of Heggs^in this matter to I^ougeneeker, the^mailer licing referred to S]a^liniin, and^further through lb- chief of |K,liee^presented to the slates attorney the corres^^pondence in Ins own behalf. I further offer^to prove that after that clamination, and^in pursuance of what Heggs stated undi r^oath, S|ielinan was subpoenaed as a witness^liefore the grand jury and interrogated and^furnished the letters Heggshad written hlln^in pursuance of the voluntary statement^Heggs made ill the matter, which the states-^attorney knew nothing about.
Thecourt said Foster was entitled to get^that before the jury, T he examination l In I^priK-eeded. The examination develo|sd^that Heggs told the statea-attorney of the^eorres|Kindeuce between defendant and^Spclinan and in pursuance of that informs^tion the states-al lorney caused Spel^man to lie examined slid sub-^irenaed. He pnaluced Hie letters he^had written Heggs. I'p to the time^of the information the states-attorney^did not know Heggs had written any letters^toSpeliunn. Foster then naked if the testi^^mony of Heggs In tor,- the grand jury was^not the first informal ion the states-attorney^had that there had been such eornspond-^i-lie '. Judge liongeuecker said this question^was pttting words in his mouth mid he^would not answer it. but finally aaid Heggs^said there were letters that would explain^the whole thing.or something to that ellect.^I- tu rs were written to Spelman and the^replies explained the accre! committee ar^^rangement. The states-attorney further^admitted in reply to a question that Heggs^uanted him to obtain those letters.
Chiefof Police Hubbard waa called and^admitted after Kegg's arrest they had had a^conversation regarding the Spclnua corres^jioiideiice, and that Heggs had directed Inn^where in his I Heggs' idesk to liud the b Iters^which he wished taken to Judge l/mgcneck^er. Adjourned.
FATrrrrviLLE,N. ('.. Not. at).^The ^^tcnnial celebration of the ratification^North Carolina of the federal oonstituti^began to-day. (jreat crowds are in the city^and the decorationa are profuse, the na^^tional colors predominating. Got. Fowle^made a patriotic speech, paying a glowing^tribute to the constitution aaby far the liest^model a civil gov, mini nt ever devised^Speaking to the ex-Coiifedi rate noldien^present, he told them to cherish the reollec^Ml of their soldier life and la- able U^show to the world, if occasion ever anme
thatthey are n ady to suipass thenro
madeby them in behalf of the flag of this^united country.
t'aiiKhlI oiler Kin k.
Isiipkmino,Mich., Nov. an.^Seven miners^were buried by a fall of riKjk in the Buffalo^mine at Negawnee last night, A Swede^named Olaen waa instantly killed and two
Iothers fatally injured. One man is yi t in
Homeand Itutslde ( splint seeking ln*eit-
CCCjtIn the I oiinty.^MnaoiiLA, Not. 20^I Special. ]-The^exclusive annoiiucement m the Ini^ktkni^-^^mt this morning of the first authentic in^^formation of the Manitoba Hailway com^^pany's plans relative to their weatern ex^^tension to Missoula and the coast, waa wel^^come news to our people. T he tbiiden City^wears the air of prosperity it has long ex^^pected, and the increased activity in busi^^ness circles and the enterprise of onr mer-^iTiants in extending their business inteiest*.^has given confidence to all channels of^trade, and pivple are generally jubilant^over the present bright outlook. Missoula^is not having n boom. Its sudden progress^is the result of the natural advantages it of^^fers for new enterprises, and is the only^natural and feasible gateway through the^Hitter Hoot range to the Pacific const. The^firm of I), J. Henuessy ,t Co. has leased Hie^three ground atore buildings of^the Uiggins Western bank, one^of the largest and most substantial^brick blocks in Molilalia. Tin lletinessy^mercantile company proposes to purchase^an immense st.s'k of go.sis, Marcus Daly^has now under way the erection of a large^saw mill st Oranlsdale. the terminus of the^Hitter Ihsit branch of the North, in Pacific.^T his mill is to supply the Anaconda com-^panv with timlier, winch will require over^a.mn.OUO feet per month, or j.\tl0a,0W feel^per year. Knb rprisiiig Helena capitalists,^fully alive to the growing importance of^Missoula, have made large investments in^real estate, which is steadily advancing in^value.
Till', INTF.IfNATH^NAl, OMMIttg,
TheHi^ Devilled In l',i reeling I lie OfejMnV^ration I'resldenl I'm Tem.
Washinoton,Nov. aO.- The si'asion of t he^International American conference to-day^was devoted entiiely to the i tforts to pel feet^an organization and some progress was made^in that direction. The report of the com^^mit lee on credi litials was prewuted and the^delegates were sealed. The report of the^committer on rules was laid befor the con^^ference. After considerable discussion up^on the report and without coming to any^conclusion. Secretary Blaine, to facilitate^the transaction of business, suggested the^repoit be |mst|w,urd until Friday and this^act ion was taken.
SenorQuintan i. of Argentine Republic,^then called up his resolution piovuling for^the appointment of two aecrefjirii's, who^were described by Hie presiding officer as^English Spanish and Spanish F.nglish aer-^letnries. Before the mat ter could be pa^lqioll. Benor BoBaCrO, of Mexico, called up^the n |sirt of the committee on commit tees.^Pi iidmg lis consideration the quest inn came^np as to how the chair was to 1h^ filled^in Mr. Blaine's absence. After a longdis^cussioii it was decided to ^, ; ct a president
protrni bv lot. I he naiiies of IIin
tinsrepresented were written on cards,^which, after Is-ing (arefully mixed, wei.^drawn out m the follow ing Ofdetl llayli,^Siearagua, Peru, (,'uateiiinla, Crnginn,^Colbia. Argentine, Costa hi, a, PUMMy,
Urasil,Hosderae, Mexico. Bolivia. United
Matesof Vein zuela, Chili. Salvador and^l.euador. The representatives to be se^h eled by t he d. legal lolls Irian these eoiin-^tries will tuke turns iii tilling the chair in
.Mr.Blaine's abeencs, The rejsirt of the
roiiimittrs'on (Mimmittis-s went over.
Heldfor MM QCMMl dury.^Osmr.oo, Kan., Nov. at). ^The examination^of Mrs Monroe and Mrs. Kliza llavis, the^women supposed to be old Mrs, Bender and^Kate Bender, was concluded late last night.^The three justices before whom the exam^^ination was made decided that the eviden e^was strong enough to warrant holding the
pusis without bail to await the action
ofthe grand jury. The general public here^is in sympathy with the prisoners and much^surprise was expressed when the decision^was announced.
ToMM to Cos Allgele.
Boston,Nov. JO.^Union Pacific officials^announce aiilhoritively that they will build^to southern California, and that part of tl e^contract has already In-en let. \*m Angeles^will l^^ the terminal city and ltcdondo the^Pacific sea port. Work will be commenced^wilInn two years.
CnirAoo.Nov. aO.^A special from Boston^guys a contract lias lam let for Hie exten^^sion of the I tah Southern to Piis.il, cNcv.,^and contrai ls for the remainder of the line^will be ready verv soon. The ex|as'tation is^the road will be built within two years.
TheMm Mi Dahaea MCMeeealxM^^Hism ii . i Not. ai).-Both the house and^senate to day gnve the entire republican^vote to (iilU rt A. Pierce for United Stat^^aenator. The joint session to-morrow will^elect him. For the second seiiatorship^Johnston still leads. It is possible the i lec^^tion will be thrown into the legialature^without a caucus choice. A new candidate^waa brought out to-day in the MMMef^1(. Casey.
Nothinglo I.lie For.^Dkntkb, Nov. atl.-Mrs. Nellie Benn shot^herself through the left breast at an early^hour this morning. Poverty and disap^pointmigit are said to be the cause. Her^husband, H. C. Benn, reached home at a^late hour, and after haikitig ut his dying^wife jabln-d a small knife into his breast^and then swallowed a dose of morphine, but^was pumped out. The woman will die.
PonTt.Aicn,Ore., Not. ao.^The through^fast mail train from Omaha arrived at this^city at 11:40 this morning. The time from^Omaha to Portland was fifty-nine bonraand^twenty-four minutes, tin-best i ver made hi -^tween the two (sunts. The mail is now de^^livered at least one day earlier than under^the old schedule time.
AMeeting of HmmMMM^Dkkvkb, Nov. at).^Gov. Cooper, of Col^^orado, took a sudden departure for Chicago^and Nm Vork last evening. By soiim the^governor's trip east ia considered significant^as it was intimated some lime ago that all^the western governors would lie called to^^gether in secret at Chicago to oonf. r on the^World a Fair location.
Twol ive. |.^^l.
Kubma,Col., Nov. ^^.^The hotel at Ar^^eata burned yesterday. Two men lost their^lives and several people were more or less^injured by leaping from the windows.
OUTOF THE WILDERNESS
Stanleyand Emin Reported to be^Rapidly Nearingthe Out^^posts of Civilization.
MenBelonging to the Party Arrive^in Safety With Newe of^the Expedition.
TheHepnrl of h^^ Mnaaarre of Dr. I'eler*^and Ills l ain llelleved lo be^I ill rue.
Hirun, Nov. JO.^Ken lit An/.etger pub^^lishes a dispatch from ('apt. Wewiamaun,^dated Mpwapwa, tk-t. 1:1, saying four of^Stanley's aoldicrs and one of I nun's meu^have arrived 'here They left Stanley at^Nrukmuia. August 1(1. Knuu and Casati^had with them \\\ Soudanese soldiers and a^large nuinlsT of pnopln conveying a great^ipiantity of ivory. Stanley was bringing^ati) Zen/ibaiis and sit lieutenants. Barring^unforeseen accidents, the expedition should^reach Mpwapwa Nov. ail. Both Kmin and^Sianlev li ul 111 ,|ii. ni battles with parties of^Malnlists, and were unifoimly victorious.
I/onisin,Nov. ail. ('apt. Wiseman tele^^graphs that Henry M. Stanley arrived at^Mpwa, a, Nov. pi.
I'elersMay Slill he A 'iTe.
Hii.i in. Nov. at). -The Kmin Pasha relief^committee has received a dis|Nitch from^Zitii/.ibar, stating that letters from Dr.^Peters, dated Oct. 17, have been received at^Ijuiioo, Fast Africa. The rx|m'dition was^then at Kmkorro and everything proceed^ing satisfactorily. It ia argued by the com^nut len that the receipt of these I, tiers^shows the report of the massacre of Dr.^Peters mid members of the expedition by^natives is untrue.
HILLI0Ills un \ hoy.
In..Ilaiter !..^.. Ills III, Through ih^^Ai e .i.iicl HhH'harKe of a Wlnrhealer.
HroKANKKama, Nov. an. lS|iecic'.!-Kzre^Bavter, a fifteen year old boy living alone^with his father in a cabin on the river bank^Is low town waa shut dead this evening by^the accidental disrhargr of a Winchester^ftw in the hands of his father, Harmon^lasher, While the boy was outside carry^^ing in wood, the father picked npaWiu^cheater rifle which was lying on the bed, ha^put it iu the rack, when the hummer caught^on the bed clothes, causing the gun to dis^^charge. The ball passed through the^wull and struck the hi. who^hap|s'iird to be iu range, in the^head, passing clear through. He uttered an^exclamation and fi II, evp.ring in three-^ipinrtcrs of an hour. Baiter was an invalid^and the In y supported him by doing odd^jobs about t he cit y
Baxtir came In re a fi w months ago from^'.' I!er, Dakota, whi le his divorced wife,^nm ii married again, and several other^children, now live, the father is heart^broken on i the death of his sou. He is^confined iu i he city jail, pending an invnati^gul iou by the co.oiier'a jury.
Iin; DBaDLY PBBULR.
Thel al* of ii M hi Who Assaulted a I nly
onI be si met.
NkwVobk, Nov. SO.^The mystery sur^^rounding Hie oase of Mmtin Fliiui. who^died in the hospital a few day ago from^wounds received a couple of weeks In-fore,^when he was assaulted by a man with an^Umbrella, the ferule of which was jabbed^into his eye, la b lieved to have been cleared^up. Major Jim ph Stewart, u southern gen^tleiiian, whose etiorta on behalf of the Con^^federate Soldiers Hoat Austin, Tex., last
wintergave him wide |^ipiilarity, thinks^that he rails, i the death of the man, un^^known to him. On tin- evening of Oct. as^he was walking down lltoadway with his^wife, and whe n near the corner of :t7tb^street a man grabbed Mrs. Stew^^art's arm and made some re^^mark. Major Stewart says he raised^his umbrella, and broke it over the niau'e^head and shoulders. He waited five mill^uU-sfors piilieeman, but none apia-arrd,^and his wife, being greatly agitatis], they^went back home. Major Stewart was not^aware that he had Jal.lad the mnn in iln.^face with the umluella, but after consider^^ing the caee of Flim. he said the fact* ap-^piand lo point out that he was the man^that he i Stewart) had batten to resent the^insult to his wife.
l,atrto-night another man, Siegfried H^May. a wholesale liquor dealer, surrendered^to the |silice, stating he waa the man that^stabbed Martin Flinn 111 the eye on upiier^Broadway the latter part of October with^an umbrella, inflicting u fatal wound.^Flinn assaulted hiin and he used the um^^brella in sell defense. The thrust in the^eye was accidental.
IPABUF101I TBI WlKl^.
Allthe horse car lines of Hnsiklyu wore^running yesterday.
Aserious epidemic of nienslca in Chili^carried off upwarda of IW children iu July^and August.
Afire at Baldwinsville, New York, last^night destroyed the Seneca hotel block and^two large houses adjoining, enta ling a lose^of f^^ff*t
FredBrunning and wife, of Presoott.Ari.,^were found dead iu their house this mom'^ing. T he woman bears the marks of vio^^lence. Brejuiiafl evidently killed his wife^and then tisik lajison.
S.eretary Windoni said yesterday^ that^while not l ow pn pared to state the exact^nature of his forthcoming recommendation^on the silver question he di aired to have^the public informed that none of the m ws-^p p- r publications puri-.rting to give the^features of lua plan are correct.
The In rk Blackd ile. LM tons, from^Liverpool for New York in ballnat, went^ashore on Bong Head last night. Her cap^^tain was drunk and run her ashore v i ,\ itu-^..t.,tiding the warning signal fro, the life^station. 'I he crew were takeu *lioie ex-^i ept the drunken captain, V . .used to^h ave the vessel.