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WICHITA, KANSAS, THURSDAY MORNING, JUNE 17, 1886.
VOL. V. NO. 25.
WHOLE NO. 651
The Usual Transaction
Business by Solons of
Kansas Lands Form a Large
Bulk of Matters Under
Kansas Republicans at Their Conven
tions Generally Instruct for Martin
Other State Conventions.
Young Thompson, the Kansas City
Prodigal, Reported to be Dying
in a New York Hospital.
Anarchists' Work at Racine, Wis,
egraphers' Meeting Miscella
neous Telegraphic News.
Wasiiixotox, Juno 17, 1 a. m. Indica
tions for Missouri and Kansas are: Slightly
warmer; generally fair weather; Tariablo
Washington-, June 1C. In reporting to
the house adversely llcpresentativo Grosye
ncr'e rctolution providing for the restoration
of tho tariff of 1807 upon wool, the conimit
tco on ways and means submits that the duty
upon imported wool is improved, by testi
mony derived from both argument and ex
perience, to be injurious to all classos and
beneficial to none.
The secretary of tho interior has recom
mended that suit bo brought by the attorney
general to cancel tho patents issued to tho
MUsouri, Kansas and Texas railroad for tho
oven sections in Allen county, Kansas, lying
in tho indemnity limits of that road were
overlapped by tho grant to tho Leaven
worth, Liwrenco and Galveston
road, and for tho oven sections
in tho common indemnity of the two roads.
Tho action of tho secretary is based on the
ground that the oven sections wore rcsorved
to tho United States from tho grant to the
Leavenworth, Lawrence & Galveston road
in 1803, and reserved from tho operation of
the grant to tho Missouri, Kansas & Texas
road in 1806, by tho proviso that anv and
all lands heretofore reserved to tho United
States by any act of congress for the pur
pose of aiding inny project of international
improvement be, and tbo fanio are hereby
reserved to the Ufcitod Statos from tho ope
ration of this act. Tho decision proceeds
soley on tho interpretation of the public
land law, leaving all questions of innocent
purchasers to be determined by the depart
ment of jubticc or by the' courts.
lleprctentativo McKinnoy of Ohio, on bo
half of the minority of tho committer on
ways and means, submitted today a report j
on the wool rcolutton reported adversely
by tho committee Tho minority report
says that tho majority report, while ostensi
bly mado upon tbo "resolution, is in fact a
supplemental report of tho general laritTbill
and evidently intended as a defenso for tho
action of tho committee, in proposing to
placo on tho freo list tho minority, go to an
oxhauslivo argument, bristling with figures
to demonstrate that tho growth and develop
ments of agriculture have not been obstruct
ed by protective tariff.
Senato rejected tho nomination of John C.
Shields of Michigan, to be chief justice of
tho supreme court of Oregon and Abraham
I'oose, to bo postmaster at Vinton, Iowa.
The lollowing nominations were confirmed:
David S. Hawkins of Missouri, assistant
secretary of tho interior; A. II. Swincford of
Michigan, governor of Alaska; J. It Wing
field, consul, San Jose, Costa ltica; S. J. Du
proe. consul, San Salvador; II. Gilman, con
sul, Jerusalem; J. M. Glick, pension agent,
Topeka, Kansas; J. II. Voorbeos, surveyor
of customs, Domcr. Colorado; J. A. llcsson,
surveyor ofcu:tomf, Memphis, Tennessee;
Joseph X. Hendricks, postmaster, Brooklyn,
Washington', Juno 10. Almost imme
diately after tho opening of tho senato Mr.
Edmunds moved an oxecutivo session, but
yiolded to n request for tho transaction of
Mr. Dawes presented a memorial from the
Massachusetts legislature which views with
doep concern the" interference of the gov
ernment of Canada with tho rights of fisher
men of tbo United States, and urges con
gress to secure immodialo rolicf for that
class of citizens.
Mr. Hoar mado somo remarks upon tho
resolution and tho senate, at 1:S0, on motion
of Mr. Edmunds, went into executivo ses
sion. At 11:15 tho doors were reopened and on
motion of Mr. Dolph the senate decided to
take up the house bill providing for tho re
peal of tho pro-emption, timber culture and
depart land act.
Mr. Wilson, of Iowa, obtained leave,
ponding the regular order, to address tho
senate on the bill, making tho rate of post
ago on fourth-class two cents an ounce.
Mr. Wilson gavo way, howo cr, for tho con
sideration of tho invalid pension appropria
tion bill, which was reported by Mr. Logan,
and it was at oneo passed by the senato as
was reported from tho senato committeo on
TIib millitary ncademy appropriation bill
was then taken up. On the passago of tho
bill Mr. Vlumb called for the vcas and nays:
the voto resulted yeas 42. Tbo nays were
Messrs. Chase' Plumb, Teller and Wilson,
of lowt. Tho bill was passed as reported
from tho appropriation committeo.
Mr. Allison stated that tho senato appro
priation committeo had now no bills before
it for consideration. Wo were now within
two weeks of tho expiration of the fiscal year,
and it was impossible that some of tho im
portant appropriation bills could pass tho
senato by July 1, as tho senate could not
consider them till thev came from tho house.
Whatever responsibility or i-mbarrassmcnt
ho added might attach to a failure to pass
these appropriation bills before the expira
tion of tho fiscal ypar, could not rest on tho
Mr. Wilson, of Iowa, then addressed the
senato on tho postal bill. Ho said the pres
ent law relnting to postago on merchandise
was a most effective instrument which, for
centralizing figures, showed that a package
carried over "00 miles by mail at tho present
rates, brought a loss to tho government- At
the same timo it intended to destroy tho
business of the local dealers all over the
Mr. Vilsoe read n number of letters from
country merchants from different parts of
the union recounting the evils of tho present
system by which a few merchant princes of
X ow York and other largo cities were com
ing to monopolize the local business of
every section of tho United States. Mr.
Wilson therefore advocated the passace of
tho bill increasing tho rate of postago on
merchandise. If congress, ho added, was
not ready to pass it the timo would come
when tho disturbance to the business of the
country by tho present system would com
pel tho increase oi ice rate.
Tho senato then proceeded to tho consid
eration of tho houso bill repealing the pre
emption, timber culture and desert land act.
The senate committee on public lands has
amended tho houso bill by substituting the
provisions of tho senate bill.
Mr. lllair offered an amendment providing
in effect as to the desert lands that on the
expenditure of the $3 for improvements the
government should part with the title and
that none of the lands should be held in
larger bodies than 610 acres in a single
Mr. Ingalls said that by postponing the
timo when our supply of arable public lands
should be exhausted we would postpone the
time of being brought face to face with the
consideration Whether we should restrict
immigration or that other and more danger
ous consideration whether we should eater
on a new career of conquest for the purpose
of acqukisg la the north, aad south mi ter
ritory over which our surplus portion might
ilr. I'lumb did not agree that there had
been such such gross frauds as had been
generally supposed with regard to the desert
lands or any other form o: public lands.
Ho asserted that there had been much mis
statement and interested exaggeration in re
gard to that subject. No doubt there had
been frauds but not to anything like tho ex
tent publicly charged. Much of this so
called fraud consisted in a mere failure to
make a technical compliance with the regu
lations of the land department. Such a
fraud as that was not one that involved
moral turpitude. lie had preempted ICO
acres in Kansas thirty years ago and had
mado his nomo on it, but no had no douot
that according to the senatorial and exagtr
atcd disturbances of tho present time, he
committed a fraud on the public lands. If
somo of tho, keen-eyed and leather-lunged
agents cf tho interior department should
find that a man had left his land, and that
another man had bought it, it would be set
down as a fraud of the first magnitude. Mr.
Plumb pictured the struggles of the early
settlers of tho west, and depreciated all com
plaints to belittlo tho strength of thoeo
people or to interfere with their well earned
titlo of their lands. Tho interposition of
mere technicalities to tho surety of such
titles was no way for a great government to
treat the settlers. There was no justifica
tion for such a course. Security of the title
was as indispensably a necessity for civiliza
tion. After some further debate, tho senate ad
journed without action on tho bill or tbo
On motion of Mr. Throckmorton, of
Texas, the senate bill was passed authoriz
ing tho Dennison and Wichita Kailroad
company to construct a road through tho
Mr. Morrison, of Illinois, from tbo com
mitteo on ways and means, rt ported back
adversely tho resolution ouerea oy air.
Grosevenor, of Ohio, declaring in favor of
the restoration of thu wool tariff of 1807,
and tho resolution offered by Mr. Wilkin, of
Ohio, expressing tho sense oi congress as
divcrso to any change in the present tariff.
They were laid upon the table.
Tho houso then went into committee of
the whole on the legislative appropriation
Tho clauso relating to tho pension offico
gavo rise to tho usual discussion as to parti
san methods employed in tho conduct of
that bureau by the present and previous ad
ministration. " Toon a long and at times
amusing discussion ensued ai to the number
of Democrats and Republicans respectively
who entered tho Union army at tho begin
ning of tho war, and as this was a time-worn
subject but little genuine interest was taken
in tho debate, which promised to continue
to such a length that Mr. Randall suggested
a night session at which gentlemen might
give their viows on tho matter whilo Mr.
l'ayson suggested to somo gentlemen around
him tbo propriety of appointing n speaial
committee to settle onco for all tho vexed
questions of tho political storms of tho Un
ion armj-, and finally tho discussion wa3
closed with a speech by Mr. Curtin of Tenn
syluania, in which ho appealed to the houso
to proceed to business and quit fighting tho
war over again and tho salary of tho com
missioner of patents was fixed at 4,000, in
stead of 5,000 as recommended by tho bill.
Mr. Cannon of Illinois offered an amend
ment which after a short debUo was ngreed
to increasing tho appropriations for tho bu
reau of labor in tho aggregate to 39,010, so
as to mako the appropriation equal to the es
timates of the commissioner of labor.
Mr. Cadwell of Vircinia ollered an amend
ment which was agreed to reducing from
250,000 to S 100,000 the appropriation for
the salaries and expenses of Congress, sur
veyors, guagers and store keepers in tho bu
reau of internal revenue. Tho committee
then roso and reported tho bill to tho houso.
Tho amendments referred to in commit
teo increasing tho compensation of tho as
sistant treasurer at Chicago, St- Louis Bos
ton and San Francisc i, were rejected by the
Tho amendment appropriating $10,000 for
additional emergency clerks, messengers
and watchmen at tho sub-treasury at 'ew
York was rejected. Tho other amendments
were agreed to and tho bill was passed.
Tho houso then took a recess until 8
o'clock. Tho evening session to bo for tho
consideration ortho privato calendar.
At tho evening session the house mado
6omo progress in tho work of clearing tho
privato calendar or a number of measures,
passing twenty-five bills of a privato charac
ter, among them being a senato bill grant
ing tho franking ptivilcgo to tho widow of
Ganeral Grant, and a houso bill for tho
relief of tho survivors of tho exploring
steamer Jeannctte, and tho widows and
children of those who perished in tho retreat
from tho wreck of that vessel in tho Arctic
Tho houso then at 11 o'clock adjourned.
The Murderous Drldecroom.
Kansas Cm-, June 16. A dispatch was
received hero tqnight saying that Dr.
Thompson had left Chicago for ow York.
Tho family of tho lady who was supposed
to be young Thompson's Dance, state that
there was no engagement between tho two,
though Thompson had paid her attentions
and corresponded with her until recently.
Mr. F. A. Hatch, secretary of tho Y. M. C.
A. of this city, who was at Ashburg l'ark,
X. J., at tho time of tho shooting, went at
onco to Now York and is now at tho hos
pital. Ho telegranhs tonight that the
wounded man is sinking and nono ot the
family are at present in tho city.
1'iTTj.nuRO, Juno 10. -V personal friend
of Winfield II. Thompson, principal in jres
.terday's tragedy at Sturtevar.t bouse, New
'York, has just rcturnod to this city. He has
been in Thompson's company on an aver
ago of thrco times a week; tho Inst timo Mon
day afternoon, when ho appeared in tho best
of health and spirits. Ho never mentioned
bcinc married and it has been currently re
ported and taken for granted that ho was
engaged to bo married to tho adopted
daughter of Phillip Armour, tho well known
Chicago pork packer. It is very safo to pre
sume that ho was not married and was regu
lar in his habits, and very level headed.
The theory advanced is, that ho had married
clandestinely and feared to meet his father,
who will arrivo in New York tomorrow
with his daughter, intending to sail for Eu
rope. It may lo true, but he was not a man
to weaken or commit a crimo as ho did
through fear of anybody.
Chicago, June 10. "I have no adopted
daughter," said D. Armour, after reading tho
dispatch this afternoon. '-The girl referred
to is an estimable young lady who lived for
a timo with my brother's firmly in Kansas
City." Mr. Armour m vs he met Thompson
but once, but that the Kansas City Armours
were very intimate with thoyoung man's
family. "Thompson, as far as ho knew had
a good character. Armour's brother was to
accompany tho young man's father to Eu
rope Kanas Cirr, Juno It Nothing of im
portance transpired hero today concerning
the Thompson tragedy in New York yester
day. The sad news occasioned a shock to
many friends of the fimilv and the decreet
sympathy is the general expression. Dr.
Thompson was aware of hi3 son's marriage,
but it was supposed that he was cot, as bo
had not spoken of it to friends.
Nsw York, Juno 1C Wmfred K.
Thompson, tho young bridegroom ho
killed his wift here yesterday, fired four bul
lets into his own body, but did not die dur
ing the night as was 'anticipated by the sur-i-eons
in tho hosnital. At noon today he
was resting quietly under the influence of
morphine aJlcr an undisiurncc nignu ae
course of the bullet has not been traced, but
hopes are entertained that it has touched no
The physicians say that if young Thomp
son improves as fast'during tho next tortr
cight hours as he has during tho past
twenty-four, ho will be out or danger.
Thev assert, however, that tho bullets can
not "bo removed from his body and head.
From interviews with schoolmates and
friends of the young man and with somo of
the intimate acquaintances oi nis wuo
among the shop girls in tbo store where she
worked, the theory is advanced that Thomp
son was impelled to do his
dreadful crimo by despondency. It
appears that when he married the
girl ho expected remittances from home:
that when these stopped his money was all
gone; that his bo&rd bill of $75 was due to
morrow, and he told his bride in what a
financial stress he was la.
Mrs. Pratt dined with the couple yester
day, and says Thompson was very low
spirited, and that both tho and his wife
tried to cheer him up, but without ayaH.
The belief is expressed that Thompson be
gan to brood over his troubles and rather
tbaa meet an angry father cr make hi pee
aOeM condition known to Ida youac wits
and bo turned out in disgrace, he concluded
to end her existence and his own.
Later. W. B. Thompson lies conscious
in the hospital tonight, but peritonitis has
developed, and though there is yet a chanco
of his recovering, doctors say the chance is
frail indeed. Thompson still refuses to talk.
Garden Cut, June 1C The Uepubli
cans of Morton county, Kai, met at IUch
field Saturday. Frank Berkly of Kichfield,
was elected delegate to the state convention
and W. B. Webster of Trego, alternate. In
structed for Martin for governor and Burtis
for for state auditor.
Bourbon County Republicans.
Ft. Scott, Kas. June 16. The Republi
can convention of Bourbon county met here
today and nominated the following dele
gates to stato and congressional conve
tions. To state convention: J. J. Stewart
and Wm. M. Bico at large, and L. G. Por
ter, Wesley Bolinger, L. B. Julian, H. B.
Wagner, G. It. Baldwin and Andy Johnson.
To the congressional convention: J. M.
Kirkpatrick. Frank Messenger, E. C. Gates,
All Clcal, G. H. Rhegus, B. J. Brown. L. B,
Welch, A. D. Cresley, M. J. Bomden, Dr.
IL Aikman,Thos. Cochran and J. F. Willet.
A resolution was adopted strongly en
dorsing Hon. E. IT. Funetonfor congress
and instructing delegates to vote for him.
No instructions wore given on tho stato
ticket, but the delegates are known to bo
solid for Governor Martin's re-nomination
and also for Prof. Lawhead.
Chicago, June 16. A special from
Bacine, Wisconsin, savs: At 10 o'clock last
night a dynamite bomb was hurled in the
carriage way to ex-Mayor M. "M. Secore's
house. Tho bomb exploded with a report
that startled the whole city. A Bohemian
named J umbert was severely hurt and was
traced by the blood from his wounds for
over a mile and a half to the residence of ex
Alderman Palican. He claims that ho was
passing Secore's houso at tbo time of tho ex
plosion on his way to tho 11:30 train on the
Northwestern railroad, but will no doubt
havo a chance to explain why ho did not
call for help when ho was so severely hurt
instead of running away.
Galveston, Tex., June 10. A formal
transfer of the control of tho Gulf, Col
orado and Santa Fo lines to the Atchison,
Topeka and Santa Fo company has boon
effected by tho reorganization of tho direc
tory of tho former company. Work on tho
Ft. Worth extension is being pushed. It is
thought the connection with tho Atchison,
Topeka and Santa Fo lines in the Indian
territory will bo effected within six months.
Nashville, Juno 10. Tho stato ttepub
lican convention today nominated A. A.
Taylor, of East Tennessee, for governor.
A ho platform renews tbo allegiance or tbo
Republicans of Tenncsseo to tho Republican
party. It charges tho Democratic party
with tho present depression in business and
the suflering of tho poor. It declares against
arraying convict labor in competition with
Ireo labor; it lavors tne employment oi
short terra convicts on public roads, de
mands the repeal of tho present per capita
road tax law, favors tho passago of the lilair
bill, and favors tho protection of American
labor and a protective tariff. It demands
the repeal of tbo international rcvenuo sys
tems," demands that corporations shall pay
their employes in money and not in .script
and merchandise, favors a better mechanics'
lien law, sympathizes with Ireland and fav
ors home rulo for that country, favors a free
ballot and a fair count.
A minority rcpert was read favonng the
submission to the pcopio of tho proposed
constitutional amendment, but suggesting
that tho mattor should be regulated by tho
pcopio in their respective legislative districts
through their representatives.
After a warm discussion on the amend
ment of tho minority it was adopted, ex
pressing tho sense of the convention that
tho pcopio had a right to voto on tho pro
ihe Kepublican stato judicial convention
yesterday nominated for supremo judges:
Wm. Uaxtcr. or Jinoxville: J. A. Warder,
of Sholbyville; Samuel WaUon, of Nash
ville; W. W. Murray, of Huntington; and
m. Jl. llandolpb, ot Jlempnis.
Logan and Blaine.
Philadelphia, Juno 19. A Washington
correspondent of tho Times sent his paper
the following: "Senator Logan, seated in
a richly upholstered chair in his com
mitteo room, pulling away at a briar wood
pipe, was tho subject of many compliment
ary remarks from party friends and admir
ers, who had dropped in before tho assem
bling of the senate to pay their respects.
Tho general took it all with with frequent
pulls oi approval, and nnaiiv, removing tne
briar-root, observed with with much em
phasis, 'Well, gentlemen, yeu may talk as
you please about politics and say all the
nno things about mo that you can, but it
seems that I no longer count as a figure in
politics. There is only ono politician in tne
country. Ho seems to know all about it and
is running things to suit himself.' With
this peroration the general resumed pulling
at his pipe, bach one looked at tne otners
with expression suggestive of an interro
gation. At last ono of tho party ventured
upon an inquiry as to tho namo of the
leader, for moro specific information, when
tho general replied: 'Certainly, I mean
Maine. Isn't ho running the politics of
this country, and England, too. for that
matter? And I don't see that we havo any
thing to say.' "
Was It Arson?
Chicago, June 16. Interest in the inquiry
into the death of nine victims of tho Canal
street fire, which was resumed this morning,
centered on Charles Jteiliy, who is a railroad
man and brother of Mrs. Raleigh, wife of
the occupant of tho first fiat at 733 South
Canal street. Reilly was arrested over a
week ago and has been kept secreted by the
police. It was thought by his friends that
he was being held as a witness. It was
shown that two tires had been started in the
building while Raleigh was living there; that
while living on Morgan street a fire had oc
curred from which they recovered
insurant An expert testified that
ho had not written to Will-
liam Raleigh, owner of tho burned
build'mc, attempting to fix the crime upon a
man named John Durkin. It was undoubt
edly written by Reilly. The latter was visi
bly affected when this testimony was given.
Tor-KKA.Juno 10. Reports from along
tho lino of the Santa Fe road show that
good rains have fallen between Topeka and
Dodge City within the past eighteen hours.
L. M. Crawford, manager of Crawford's
opera house, has projected a scheme to
shade tho entire east side of Kansas avenue,
from Fourth to Eighth streets, with union
awnings of iron frame and cloth roller,with
incandescent electric lights in front of each
store. The property owners hao generally
consented gladlyyuid in a few days that sido
of the avenue will be handsomely covered
St. Paul, Juno 16. The association of
railroad telegraph superintendents met this
morning at the Ilotel Ryan. President C.
W. Hammond, of tho Missouri Pacific pre
sided. The association discussed matters
particularly interesting to telegraph and rail
A. R. Swift, of the Rock Island road, was
elected president for the ensuing year. Geo.
L.Lensc,oftheNew York and New Eng
land railroad, was elected Tice-president and
11. M. Drew secretary and treasurer.
PrrrsBCRQ, June 1C Tho conference
committee cf tho iron manufacturers signed
the scale of the amalgamated asaodaticm
convention tonight, and the iron mills
throughout the coal regions will run another
year without stopping through labor
troubles. The matters not included in the
scale assigned arc The rollers' scale and
the scale Jor the roll turners. Secretary
Martin, of the amalgamated aatodatioa,
said tonight that tho scale if satisfactory to
the workmen aad manufacturers alike.
Chicago, June 15. The daily Newt
Boshnell, 111-, special sstk A funoas wind
stenn this afternoon, accoaapaaied by rain
and bail, flattened to the crowd Wallam Jt
Co.'s circus canvass, iajsriag akeet tasty
people, sTarai oasfatawij.
East St. Louts Overwhelmed
with a Mob of Thieves
Respectable Citizens Afraid to
Venture Out of Doors
The Result of the City Council's Ineffi
ciency in Withdrawing the Reg
ular Police Force.
Maxwell's Attorneys Working Hard to
Secure Another Trial for the Pris
oner Confident of Success.
Grain Markets Take a Tumble Wheat
at the Lowest Point Since the
War Foreign Affairs.
A Reign Of Terror.
St. Louis, June 10. The threatened reign
of terror in East St. Louis, incident uDon
the suspension of the entire police of that
city, has begun and peaceable citizens are
daily being robbed and assaulted. Some
time ago J. W. Kirk, a reporter, charged in
his paper ono of tho city authorities with
various illegal acts, among them mal ad
ministration of ofUco and misappropriation
of the public funds. It transpires now that
on last Monday night ho was
attacked by three xcsn with
revolycrs nd knives, who evidently
intended killing him. having been employed
to do the work, it is said by tho official
whose crimes he had exposed.
Last night, Henry Stcinert, a nephew of
tho law ox-iiayor uowman, was was mys
teriously assassinated last December, and
who was active in the exposure of tho muni
cipal frauds, was attacked and seriously
beaten by two men, and afterwards robbed.
His condition this evening was serious.
This evening J. D. Miller, a reportr, who
today wrote for his paper accounts
of the aboyo occurrences, as
he was about to cros tho bridge
on his way to this city was assaulted, bru
tally beaten and left for dead. Ho was found
somo time afterwards in an unconscious con
dition and taken to the hospital, where he
now lies in a precarious condition. Be
sides this most flagrant assault several minor
affairs of a similar nature havo occurred.
This morning a stranger in tho city whilo
walking past a saloon was accosted by the
spokesman of a gang of toughs to pay for
the drinks for tho crowd. Ho refused, was
attacked by tho crowd, who carried him into
a vacant lot near by, rilled hi-s pockets and
proceeded to help themselves.
Ladies havo been stopped on tho streets in
broad daylight and requested to gho up
their purses by thieves, who, whenever met
with refusals, snatched tho money and made
away with it, their escape being mado easy
by tbo fact that there are no policemen to
mako arrests. Women and children fear to
bo on tho streets at night at all, and men
only venture out when fully armed and pre
pared to resist an attack. Extensively
signed petitions havo been presented to the
mayor to reinstato the police, or at least ap
point a few patrolmen in order to mako tho
safety of tho citizens more secure. His
honor can do nothing without tho consent
of the city council who refuse to act in tho
mattor, on tho plea that tho bankrupt con
dition of tho city treasury will not warrant
incurring the expense. In tbo meantime
The Maxwell Case.
St. Louis, June 1C. This morning in tho
criminal court n nolloproscquio was entered
in tho caso against Frank Dingfelder.charged
with forgery in tho second degree. It was
Dingfcldor who figured as Detectivo McCul
lough in tho Maxwell case, and testified to a
confcssionho claimed to hayo obtained from
the chloro'former. Tho indictment, which
was today nollo proscquied, was found
against him in ordor to get him in jail that
ho might attempt to obtain a confession from
Maxwell. In tho indictment Dingfcldcr, or
McCullougb, as ho i3 now known, was
charged with forgery, forgjng the namo of
D. S. H. Smith, local treasurer of tho Mis
souri Pacific railway.
A fow moro affidavits were filed today by
Messrs. Martin & Fauntleroy in support of
their motion for a new trial in tho Maxwell
caso. In thrco of the affidavits parties
swear that juror Jesso F. Sears expressed an
opinion unfavorable to tho prisoner previ
ous to tho trial, and tho fourth affidavit is in
regard to Juror Callahan. It is made by
Henry Flood, in tho wall paper business at
1374 Eastern avenue. He alleges that in
August, 15S5, ho heard Callahan, in Justice
Cono's office, say in talking of tho Southern
hotel tragedy, "Maxwell ought to bo hung.
I would liko'to help hang him." Tho de
fense feel confident of being granted a new
trial on the strength of this affidavit.
Boodle Gang In Chicago.
Chicago, Juno 16. In a four-column
articlo on tho North Sido street railroad
matter, the daily News this morning, under
the head of "Yerkts True Scheme," says:
Tho full intention ot Ycrkes and tho Phila
delphia syndicate in their pending negotia
tions with tho boodle gang in tho city coun
cil is at last disclosed. Less than a month
ago a new company was organized to seizo
Lafayette and other valuablo street fran
chises on the North Sido and Indeed to
swallow the old North Chicago City rail
way company. Tbo new company is called
tbo North " Chicago Railroad company.
Tho titlo is so like the well known North
Chicago association, the North Chicago rail
way, that it was evidently inserted lor the
purposo of deception and was so far success
ful that until yesterday no ono except
those directly interested in th- schemo
of the project, dreamed that an entirely new
enterprise was projected. Tho organizers
of tho company control the stock of the old
company, and tho old board of directors
have leased tbo franchises of the old com
pany to themselves. The next move was to
secure for tho old corporation . tho right to
adopt the cable with all the attendant ex
pense, and finally tho monopoly of the tun
nel was tc go to tho new company with all
tho attendant advantages.
When the tunnel ordinanco was read in
tho council the similarity of tho names let
no one know or suspect tho existence of a
new company. In all the discussions no
mention was made of it and tho north side
people were led to believe that tho old com
pany had got into new hands and nothing
A Little Scrap.
St. Locrs, June 16. Excitement among
tbo municipal authorities of East St. Louis,
again runs high, caused by a much lss sen
satsonal affair, however, than the trial of the
city clerk for safe blowing or the recent
conspiracy to pillage the city. The cause
this timo resulted from a fist encounter be
tween city clerk Conty aad city attorney
The relation between the two men have
been strained for some time, O'Melveny
having charged the city clerk with ml-d-ministrationof
his offic. Today the formers
office was invaded by the city clerk who de
manded of the attorney a retraction of his
statement. O Malvenr replied ttat this
was a free country and he had a right to
his opinion. "Well, you can't express your
oninion of m in the way you have ben
doing," said Coaty, at the same time strik
ing the attorney a vicious mow on tee
back of the head, felling him to the floor.
The prostrate man rose to return the blow
aad was again tzocEea cows oy tne en
raged dert. who reached toward his hip
pocket for his revolver. Friends by this
time had interfered aad persuaded Gouty
to desist. A large bamp on O'Melveny '
head, a black eye and a ruptured friend
ship are the results of the eacosnter.
His Bubble Burst
Chicago, June 16. James S. Kirk, the
Kfflkmiin tots mas aad an old settler la
Chicago, died at 1:15 this sorsisg. at his
hose in South Evasstos, cf typhoid-malarial
NrwToK,Jca 16. The sheep butch
ers strike is apparently far fros aettletBesT.
The erica of msUos Taas advanced two or
three easts aposad. and large sumbea of
is tto HeafMer aoases m ajimg.
Washisqton, Jnno 1C Tho American
association of nurserymen, florists, seedmen
and kindred interests met in the agricultural
department hall today in its eleventh an
nual convention. Three hundred delegates
are already in attendance, representing every
state in the union.
After delivering the address of welcome
Mr. Coleman announced the committees on
the order of business. Pendinz reports
from committees, reports on the subject of
stock were caned lor and made by tne vice
president from the different states.
The Girls Won.
San Francisco, June 16. The cook and
waiter strike has been ended by the restau
rant owners agreeing to modify the object
ionable rules to meet the views of the
strikers and make eleven hours a day's
work, instead of thirteen, as heretofore.
Osaoe Citt, Kan., June 16. The mayor
and council closed a contract with Inman
Bros., of Now York, whereby tho latter
agree to erect water works in this city. The
works will probably be completed Novem
Kansas Citt, June 16. A Paola, Kan.,
special to the Journal says Smith Taylor, a
well known merchant, took morphino to
night. He will die. Ho was despondent
Kansas Cmr, Juno 16. W. D. Carlile,
who shot Dr. Munford, John Hale and Miss
Streeter on Monday was released this even
ing on bail in tho sum of $1,000 in each of
St, Louis, June 16. Track wsj slow, at
tendance light. One and one-eighth miles
Jim Navo won first and second, John Sulli
van third; time, 2.01.
Mile and one-quarter Grimalda won,
May Lady second, Buchanan third; time,
Street Railway stake One and three
eighth miles; Bourbon won, Sir Joseph sec
ond; time, 2:39.
Gas Company's stake One and one
eighth miles; Harold Jennings won. Garland
second, Irioquois third; time, 2.0-3. Non
starters, Mamio Hunt aud Estrella.
Milo and ono-quarter J. A. won , Bur
rock second; time, 2:25.
AT ST. LOUIS.
St. Louis 1 I Pittsburg 0
Kansas City 5 Detroit C
Cincinnati C Louisville 1
New York 1 1 Philadelphia. 1
Boston 5 Washington 2
Metropolitans.... 9 ISrooklyns 2
Athletics 4 Baltimore 1
Topeka C Lcavenwortfi 2
Santiago, via. Galveston, Juno 10. Dur
ing tho election hero yesterday, a great not
occurred. Forty pcisons were killed and
many wounded. Tho hospitals are fullof
injured persons- Scnor Dinator, a promin
ent luember of the radical party, was killed.
Tho result of tho elections is supposed to bo
in favor of tbo liberals.
l'AKis.Juno 10. A telegram from Sargon
says two French officers havo been killed
with poisoned arrows at Thamkow. There
havo been fresh massacres of Christians in
Annam. Tho rebels havo burned some vil
lages near Touraine.
Halifax, Juno 10. Additional election
returns show that tho government will hato
tho support of between twenty-eight and
thirty of the members out of tho house, num
Dublin, Juno 10. Mr. Healy said at a
league meeting yesterday that the coroner's
jurors in the tho caso of tho Ulster rioters
ought to havo rendered a verdict of murder
London, June 1G. Louis Laurent Simon,
a French engineer and traveler, is dead. Ho
was thirty-six years old.
Tho conservatives of Roscndalo havo de
cided to support Lord Hartington.
FINANCE AND COMMERCE.
MARKETS BY TELEGRAPH.
New York Market.
Saw York. Jane 10
Money On call iT at IS'aiK pr wit
prime mercantile paper at &5.
Sterling exchange dull at tleTfor CO days,
4 bSSi demand.
Governments doll and steady.
State Bonds strong-.
Railroad bonds stronjr.
The total salea of stocks were 31 ,le9 scares.
O. 8.3-pr-eenU J'
0. S. 3-per-ceota illJi
U. . 4-lr cent 2n
U. S. Cper-eenta of 'S3
aflasouT! 6 bonds
Chicago A Alton
Chicago, Ilarllnenon A Qalney
lTabasn ..a........... ...... .........
Chicago Oram and Produce.
Cnictixj. June 10.
The record In low rilce for wheat was
broken again today The rrlce for Jnly de
clined to 71S'; -vhlte cah wheat wu quoted at
a time at 7te, within lN'c cf the the lowet
price current on the Chicago market In twenty
nve years. The report of rain throughout the
northwejt received from many district, had a
bearUh effect upon the market, and th cable
failed to give eneonrgment to holders. De
spite the low price no large amount of wheat
appeared to come on the market The starting
prlcoofjuly wa73)i, from which it fell off
quite steaflly to 72V and rallied near the cloe
to iX on tfc report of considerable wheat be
ing taken forexportln Sew York lathe after
noon there wa a rally to 7, doting a had
caller In lateit trading.
Corn rnled weaker on Improved crop pro
pect. yrice declining X3.Se. anl dlng fe
lower than yeterday.
A dnll and heavy feeling prevailed la the oat
market, casting a farther decline of '.e Se.
rrovtflon ruled eay am) a shade lower, but
rallied and clowl tdy
Flow Roll and nnchanged.
Wheat Sale t M: June, 71nS'. elced
71X: July. 7SSS73, eli 72; Augrut.
73S674'. closed 7iS j Sptmber. : Sot
spring, ;:dTlS clo.e-1 7IS.7I,"5 No 3. -
Core salt ranged: Cain, 34Ji; Jae .
Jaly. S4T,S5.S, doted 33S; Anguit, s-V.S',
Oat Sail rttgnl C'h,27K7'; Jane. 27;
July. S7's;.S', cloteJ T7S, Angtut. ZS'.
Ey-dnll: 5o. 2. S3V,'c.
Barley dall; So. 2, MfciS
rork Sale ranged Ch M 7Jtil last ;
Jdy. 72SS SX. eln-ed 1 72; Asnut.
9S MgS ?-, coe 9? -.-! -JMi,
Lard Sale raegeds Cah, U W, Jtdr.
Ws'fti. ad; 7S'; Astt. as U
EWter cranerr. U.S'1; dairy, 6S')U.
Beeeipt wheat, M.m: corn, ,; oat.
Oat JclT 27X
rort Jaly as 3.
Lard Jaly M 19.
St, Levis Grata asl Pr3ae.
St. Lont- Jss is.
rioer faore active sad sacfcase4.
Wheat lower. Market cpa abevt steady.
bit sooa dHd Vc. recovered. Mar tie
clow, aad la!bd X'c nsder yeteriay.
linul. Jto. S red e7Si: Jen. 7CS
7ST. tlo$s 7SK avoslaal; Jc3t- nv7c. !
auwrt j a,
7'; September. 7SK?tW
a.. av .!,. ( 'IWSTi
eJmtac 7CK aoal-'
Cera very &U. " aal Iswer. ckic
ame lowtz tkaa yesurdayi Xo- Zsttxed eaak.
sx;Jay. axmnx, am xtgat. sm
S. eJcett fXJi;; i-e.tabr, afl,
elaatasT MX aafctd.
Oats entailijU.t mis4att,iimXi
Bye firm. J3 asked
Barley Xo market.
Batter Quit: and steady: creamery, 1IS1S;
I Eggs steady, Oc.
j Iork lower, tS S3.
' aard $5 TOS3 73.
, Receipts wheat, U.COO; corn i!,O00; oats.
! imiaoos boaes
Wheat easy, ,S'e lower.
Corn steady, Kc hlsaer.
Oats on changed .
Kau City Grain and Produce.
Kxxsjh Citt. June IS.
Tho Dally Indicator repiru wheat receipt
21,00); shipments COCO; la store. ao.OOU;
lower; No. 2 redeasa liMd.MX asked; -Inly.
55 bid; Anenst. 5Ti bid, iVi asked; So. 2 soft
cash, 53 bid, 61 asked.
Corn Rewlpu 7,000; shipment O0; la
store 121,000; steady; So. t cash 25S' asked;
July, 2eS'-W bid, T.X askod; 'o i white
OaU So. 2 cash nominal; July, Sl.V bid,
Eye So. 2 cash Jf .
Hay Pull and weak; iancy small balled,
WM; large, SiJO0;nwJ.
Eges weak at 9c.
Batter dull, weal; choice creamery. 23; line
Chicacs Lire Stock.
Cattle Receipts, M00; aalpmssta, 1300;
market steady; shipping steer ayxai-MO lbe.
St rv-iSS (tt; stockers and feeders. i OO0 SO;
cows, bnlla and mixed, SI 7333 0; balk,
91 tv33 10; through Texas, $3 0u3 73.
Hogs Receipts. 23.000; shipment. 4500:
market strong, closing weak; rough and
mixed. S3 95g4 20; packing and ahlpptng,
15S SO: light, 3 U04 21); sklpe, tl &W 40.
c . .I.... tktftA. ihlnfn.nti nnn
market slow; natives. SJ 25&I SO; Texans.
St. Lou'. Live Stock.
St. Locis. Jane 16.
Cattle Receipts, 3.W; shipment. 1M;
market slow and iOv13e lower; good to choice
shipping and export. 3 15S3 50; common to
rAIr, $ 40 1 S3; butcher eteers. as i5 30;
cows and heifers, t: 23$3 : corn-led Texas,
$3 50g 50; gras Texas, J25Sb3.
Hogs receipts 7,000: shipment. 2.SO: mar
Let active and a shade higher: batchers
and best heavy. SI 154 23; mixed packing,
$3 90( IV; light, S3 SXiJI UH-
sheepReceipt SCO; ehlpiucnta Hl; market
slow; 2 2584 S3.
Ksnsaa CItr Live 3tcct.
Cattle ReeeipU, 2-4; ahlpment. 1.VO;
market slow and weak; cboica to fancy, SK'
5 20, Inlr to good. SI 6334 '.'j; common to me
dium. $1 t 5): rtocLersand fee-1 era. S3 23
Ql so; cows, $2 40g3 SO.
Iloga Itecrlpt. IS OS: ehliments. 4.UI;
market rend strong and Se higher, closing
weak with advanc lit; -xi to choice S3eSS
4 03; common to m illain, S3 ft)&3 SO
Sheep Receipts 103: shipment, none;
sternly; good to choice ti 7S&3 40; common to
medium, SI 5i-2 40
HYDE & HUMBLE.
The only complete utock west of
And Everything Else for the
THE OHIOAGO BOAT CLUB.
Chicago Avenne west of Baltimore Avenue.
Have pnt on a
fleet of ljike Mich
igan Clinker Keel
jl rnun. fk
........ -w,-,. -
tenel, which they
are letting at the
low prlre of 25
cents per hour
M &? OPEN
For Business all Night
J3-IITe you enjoyed the luxury of a tall on
the Little Arkansat by nvmnllcht dJI-lm
PUBLIC LAND STRIP
Subject to Settlement.
ESGLEWOOI). the Gate Ctty. and So; ply
ing and Orttting joist; only IX miles from
the utral Strip I-and.
Take the Englewood Stage at Podge City which
leaTr dally. d!54
C A (Jirtt.
Y. W. Stotik.
GATES & STOVER,
Choice Inproved and
And City Prtptrty of all kia,
-Fore svx23 ok zrestt.
Offic on aorta Me cf I.tc;U are. 2nd door
e.t or Market . otr raller grocery, Jr
doer to ! lft. 3fi tilrt.
TENTS. A, V SINGS, PAUUNS
HORSt, SJACK and
Wirt Cable aad Rape aallcad
J. P. ALLEN.
Every Thing Kept in a First-CIa
"""bT IsT Ifssaf
Af f!i I UA
Raaull 4. Jardaa,
Physician and (urgeoni; office on wet tide of
Main at. first stairway onth of Maoaie bulld
ing. Telephone to A I' T. il-6m
A. T. Caraeater,
Attorney at law. office So. 121 a Mala St. up.
talr. next to P O. Wichita. Kan. dsnwlitf
Palaer C. Jay,
ITiyildan and Surgeon ; office at D. G. Terry's
drug atore. 913 e Pocglu ave. l$-lm
I. H. Mattiaily,
rhyslrlan: office over London Tailor. Xo.135 n
M. A. Pratt, U. D.,
Office up the west stairway. Eagle block; resi
dence, lot 9 Wabaah ave. neaxltt t. lUi
M. Jonxso M. 1).,
DISEASES Or rEUALES.
Telephone No. 10.
Offloe and residence over Steel A Son' hard
wan store, 117 X Mala at. Wichita. San.
Office hour, 8 to 10 am, 1 to 4 ptn. and at night.
VTIW. A. KBAMER,
WMOLE3ALK AND RETAIL
XKXT DOOK TO rOSTOmCB,
WICHITA. KAN. list
tj mckim Dubois.
Office on Main at. op second stairway north of
102 DOUGLAS AVENUE.
Citizen-. Hank ltnlMlin;.
SACRIFICE SALE OP
Gents Dishing Goods,
Now Going on.
E, T. MlOVf. M C-COLS.
BROWN 8c COLE,
Real Estate Dealers.
329 Oaaglas Avcaue, Wichita.
(Opposite Manhattan llvtel)
All who with to buy or sell real estate, rent a
a bulnesa plar or residence, should aol
fall to call npo
IIKOWN A COLE,
229 Itouglas Ave:
W. H. Sternberg,
Contractor and Builder.
Offoe aad Shop 349 Mala atrtat.
Plrt-cla work at Lowest Price. Estimate
furnlahod oa short notice WICHITA. KAN.
THE PEOPLE S LINE.
Ik Great Free I'ahce Rttlinin; Chair Car Krnile.
St. Louis,Ft.Scottfc Wichita Ry
la caaaeetlaa with the Ma, Pae. Ry,
Is now running; morning and evening train
dally, Including Sunday, to
PuUmin'j Palate Sleeping Can on Eieiiing Train.
The Sborteat Route to St. Ionia,
The Only Short, Direct Line to
TEXAS & SOUTHERN POINTS
Hy which the passenger avoids extra travel
depot transfer and vexatious delay.
All Texaa Polata ara Local ta this Syatta
W II .NEWMAN.
Gen Traffic Macsr.r. M Lfsl, Mo.
Uen! Ia. and Ticket A't, Ht I.0OU, Mo
C 1' KKCTuK,
DlT. !'. and Tick si Afll. Wichita, Kan
Wichita. - Zaun
Branch Yards at
Garden Plain Harper,
Anthonv & Attica.
IUet;ar)' MarveU OaiTtatc BalUr I
w &ri& rawt Tfet. Bfca) nee i.u4
Ua. Cent luc. tS(Uv. VmrOmm
r kerrov ke!M. ecralcta. kVlae;
ee$iUt, lam tr:, feert eoaiiaut, awrr
um, tXmt asrl paUs. nt '.awls
eoalalaJ. auUn aarl llttr wilmt
fcralbrs!!. Erttv lr-e ait ai at. 4for
fSralan. Atra-rnU4, XAinmD..Jfjv
cescrai sect, Lars, fsiw umtj, E.
A. B. GORES
JCwk 1M8T katvt atl k) r
aad rrwrjm . Dsrer Ctaat JI
arts a eftr. tea ta ?e
Cash, the great lever that moves the financial world, has
again procure'd for us many bargains which will be
placed on sale this week at the
They will not go at cost but at our small per cent, of profit
added, and then will be 15 pr cent, cheaper than would
be competito-s buy them; for instance we will sell
ONE LOT OE
Elegant Silk Ms at 24 cts,
Would ba considered cheap at 50 cts. Another lot of 8i!k Mit at
38 ct; would be considered a Bre.it bargain at 75 cts.
5000 Yards All-Linen Lawn,
At 12 l-2c a.vard. aotnn.1 valun nf nrhinh in 3ftn.
280 Gross Fancy Metal & Pearl Buttons:
Former price of which was 50c.
u&o juuruuuicBior locie.
In Light Blue, Cardinal and Qold; tnko what you won want of thaw
this week at 16 cents a-yard. Any lady would consider it
very cheap at double the price.
THE EXCELSIOR NEEDLE CASE, CONTAINING 125 HIGHLY
Poliahed Sewinn Needles. 2 extra lonsr Darners. 2 Yarn, 1 Milli
ner's needle, 1 Carpet needle. 1 Chenille nendle and 1 Bodkin,
the universal price of which is 25o: will bo eold at the
BOSTON STORE this wek at Oc
Thnrsday,Friday and Saturday 1
WILL BE GALA DAYS AT THF BOSTON STORE.
On Thursday we will have a special Hmubursr Edging sil- 1 00,000
yards of Jaconet and Swiss Edging, bought at 20o on the
dollar to close the lot wo will stsrt theun at l-2a yd.
The above goods will be exhibited on centra
counter of our store with price attached,
On FRIDAY wo will sell an equally lar.ro lot cf LACES of era?
description at prices that will astonish tho closest buyer.
You will be able to t:t Torchon and Valonciene Laces
AT ONE CENT A YARD
IRI8H TRIMMINGS AT 7o A DOZEN YARDS.
On SA1URDA.Y you will get another opportunity to buy Lonsdal
Muslin at O 3-4 cents; sold everywhere at lO cents a yardu.
We succeeded in getting anothor caso of above goods la abort
length, and wo will give the bennflt of this purchase. . .
I nmn r'irlr nwl tmi rrni rV lnrn linennino
""' '"'j f,'-'' v.swhj- i nuvou iaiuiiio, it
TIT 1 T T mmmniin o. nrtmi '4
VVALLMNSirjJILN & -JUJ11N,
Tireless and Restless Workers forj
Cor. DOUGLAS AVE
We shall place on sale Saturday morning:!!
4 pieces Black silk Rhadztmcr at 97c.
actual worth 1.75. ?
0 pieces of surah
and blue at (Joe; actual
6 pieces Black silk
ual worth, $1.
42 pieces English
and scersnekers at 7c.
slightly damaged, but are made to sell
62 dozen silk Taffeta Gloves in bl
and the new shades
sizes, 35c; regular price of these is 75c.
Shall offer these bargains for a few
76o and $1 per dor., we navaif
and MARKET ST.
silk in brown, l)lack
brocades at 60c; ad
(The GinghamH artj
of mauve and tan, M
T " ? ess