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WICHITA, KANSAS. TUESDAY MOKNTKTG, DECEMBER 21, 1886.
VOL. VI. KG. 29.
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Onen Evenings This Week
ill Come It For
()i House For
Sale of Evening Fans.
Durinc onr last visit to the market we bought 89 imported sample
fans, everyone a gem, and everyone different from the other. Not
one or these rans is worcniess Mau.ouauuua,uui maio w.
$4.00 each. This Christmas Week Sale the entire lot will he put on
sale, your choice for $1.50. .
Sale of Stripe Velvets, Evening Shades.
One lot evening shades in stripe velvets for this Christmas week
sale at 97c per yard. Come to this saie. We are open svenmgs this
week, you can select the colors by evening light.
In the center of the house the decorators have constructed a
Handkerchief Pagoda, and trimmed ic with handkerchiefs of the
latest importations 12 1-23 to $9.50 each, Ahankkerchief to suit
every tas:e and every id9i, of price. Ccme and se9. Open even
ings only this week. Letus kn w how it seems to have the.,.ladies
out in the evening shopping in "Wichita. Come.
The latest in Suk Umbrellas, or, on Silk Umbrellas, is a cardinal
silk cover, hind le desorated In gold or silver. Come and see. Make
this a rranl carnival we 3 -c and come oat wnetharyou wish to buy
or not. Go to all the stores.sm ill as weU a large, and have some
thing to interest you. Make this a gala week.
Hand painted Umbrella stands,
each at $3.5o each.
Beaver Pelerines or capes, very stylish, worth $20;each, ati$10,00.
New beaver muffs to match. Come and see.
Make this a Red Letter week. Everybody
tome and see the goods on display. Open
evenings this week.
Silk and Plush.
snics to satisfv and Plushes to
mnnP7fiTOrs,iinwn in Wichita.
plushes will please.
Our dress making department
Christmas and New Year to making evening dresses. We
nan take in nnlv a few more. Secure our time at once or
Stay not on the Order of Your Coming
But Come This Week.
Some ladies will probably get left because they don't come
and see our evening dress goods. They have no idea any
thing like this can befound outside of New York or Chicago-
Corns this week and let us show you nothing is too
nice for us to buy for our trade here. Come and see.
Linen department is full of Novelties
Make this a week
little works of art, worth $10.00
please. The best goods for the
Oar silks will satisfy and our
will devote the week between
be too late.
Visit it this week,
full of Delights.
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A Fres Trade Proposition Per-
emporily Set Down on in
Senate Committees Re-arranged
and a "Number of Bills
The House After the Secretary of the
Treasury in the Matter of
A New Scheme Proposed Disposing
of the Surplus Accumulations of
Money in the Treasury.
A Disingenuous A'tempt "by the House
at Tariff Legislation Promptly
Downed in the House.
Washington, Dec. 30. Among the pe
titions presented and referred were several
in favor of a reduction of the tax on oleo
margarine. Mr. Vest introduced a substitute for the
bill to incorporate the Atlantic & Pacific
Ship Railway company, and stated that it
simply provided for the naked incorpora
tion of the company without any guaran
tee by the government. Made special
Mr. George offered a resolution instruct
ing the judiciary committee to inquire into
the power of the federal courts over rail
road receiverships. Laid over.
On motion the Missouri Pacific railroad
funding bill was postponed as special order
until the second Tuesday in January.
On motion of Mr. Eustis the bill declar
ing the forfeiture of the lands on the New
Orleans, Baton Rouge & Vicksburg rail
road was postponed as special order.
Mr. Aldi ich offered a concurrent resolu
tion requesting the president to enter into
negotiations with the governments of the
several principal sugar producing countries
of the world with the view of securing
mutual agreements by which tho United
States shall airree to admit, free of duty,
ugar aud molasses produced by such
countries or their colonies, when trans
ported in vessels under the tlag of either
contracting party, and on which sugar and
molasses no export charge has been levied,
on condition that such government shall
admit into the respective countries or such
colonies (free of duty) minerals, agricultur
al and manufactured products of the United
States. Laid on the table.
The following bills and resolutions were
taken up and passed:
Senate bill tor the relief of Bessie S. Gil
more (to redeem the United States bonds
stolen from her aud afterwards destroyed
by the thief.)
Senate bill for the examination of claims
of the state of Missouri on account of pay
ments to her militia for services in sup
pression of the rebellion.
The li0!ie bill for relief of the survivors
of the exploring steamer Jeanette, and the
widows and children of those who
perished in the retreat from the wreck of
that vc&sel in the Arctic seas.
Mr. Blair introduced a bill to allow sol
diers and sailors who have lost both arms
an increased pension. Referred.
The president pro tern announced the
following appointments to committees:
Committee on claims Mr. Spooncr as
chairman in place of Mr. Pike, deceased,
and Mr. Cheney in place of 3Ir. Spooner.
Civil service Mr. Williams in place of
Improvement of the Mississippi river
Mr. Williams in place of Mr. Pike.
On transportation routes to the sea
board Mr. Williams in place of Mr. Man-
The senate then went into secret session
and when the doors were re-opened ad
Mr. Wilkins of the committee on bank
ing and currency, reported back the Wea
ver resolution calling on the secretarv of
the treasury for the following information:
First, whether any portion of the money
appropriated by the sundry civil bills of
last year has been expended in issuing
treasury notes of large denomination in
lieu of notes of small denomination des
troyed, or cancelled. Second, how many.
if any, $1 and $2 notes have been concelled
and destroyed since the passage of the act
and by what authority they were destroyed
and what sum was expended in their des
truction. Third, how many of such notes
were mutilated and whether notes of like
denomination were issued in their stead.
The resolution was adopted
Mr. Morrison introduced a resolution
for a holiday recess from December 22nd
to January 4th.
Mr. Iliscock then called up his motion
to suspend Jhe rules and pass the bill in
relation to duties on bumatra tobacco.
The motion was voted down by a vote of
DO yeas to loo nays.
Lnder call of states the following bill
aud resolutions were introduced and re
By Mr. Townsend of Illinois: A resolu
tion requesting the secretary of the treas
ury to ascertain whether any national bank
in "the city of New York during the pres
ent month loaned its surplus money or de
posits to stock brokers, without security,
tor the purpose of enabling speculators to
lock up and prevent the use of money in
bu-iucss transactions, thereby to produce
a scarcity of money and greatly increase
the rate of interest on loans.
By Mr. Taulbee of Kentucky: A reso
lution reciting that it is stated in the news
papers that the secretary of the treasury
paid interest on certain bonded indebted
ness of the United States before said inter
est was due without rebate, and that it is
also stated that said advance of interest was
made for the purpose of effecting the
market value of certain stocks in Wall
Street, aud requesting the secretary to in
form the house if such interest had been so
paiu, and if so, why. and by what au-
liyjux. HKin3 ot umo l o reduce
the amount of deposit of United Suites
bonds to be required of national banksand
to restore to the channels of trade exces-
sive accumulations of lawful money in the .
By Mr. Warner of Ohio. To provide t
for the investment of lawful money deposi- i
ted in the Ireasury by national banks for ,
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low mg is the text of the bill. i
Section 1. That the secretary of the,
treasury le and is hereby authorized and
mis aei, ana yu per cent 01 uic money nere-
after deposited for redemption of Uiecircu-
lating notes of the national banks as pro-!
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required to invest UO per cent ot the lawlul sive use.sJc or manufacture of which anr
money deposited with the treasury of the patent has been or may hereafter be granted it
Uuited States nt the date of the nassare ofinvrwroin tv-ramc nr mr,yint;nn -i.i.r i -i
vided by section 4 of the act of June 20,
1874, and amendments thereto, in United
States bonds, not subject to call, at the
lowest market rates. The bonds so pur
chased shall be held in the treasury in lieu
of such lawful money to secure the re
demption of the circulating notes of na
section 2 That the interest on the
bonds purchased as required in this act
shall be covered into the treasury, and
whenever the bonds at their par value ex
ceed the amount of the outstanding circu
lating notes of national banks, for the re
demption of which lawful money has been
deposited, the excess of the bonds over
such outstanding circulation shall be can
celled and destroyed.
Section 3 That the circulating notes of
national banks for the redemption of such
lawful money -as has been deposited may
be redeemed out of money in the treasury
not otherwise appropriated, and when in
the judgment of the secretary of the treas
ury such circulating notes can not be re
deemed out of the money in the treasury
without imparing its general efficiency, he
may order the sale of as many of the
bonds purchased and held as provided in
this act as ma" be necessary to redeem the
circulating notes of national banks as the
same are presented for redemption, but not
to accumulate at any time a redemption
fund exceeding ten per cent of such out
Section 4 That no national bank shall
be required hereafter to deposit or keep on
deposit to secure circulating notes, United
States bonds to any amount exceeding one
twentieth of its capital stock, and in no
case more than $20,000, and hereafter all
national banks shall be entitled to such cir
culating notes for such bonds at per value
equal to the par value of the bonds so de
posited. By Mr. Dingley: To protect the inmates
of the nationafhomes for disabled soldiers,
and forbidding the sale of distilled and fer
mented liquors within the limits of any
By Mr. Ryan of Kansas: Appropriating
100,000 for the erection of a monument
to the negro soldier-j and sailons of the
By Mr. Johnson of North Carolina: A
resolution instructing the committee on
ways and means to repoit a bill repealing
the internal revenue laws.
Mr. Morrison introduced a resolution
for the holiday recess from December 22 to
January 4. Referred.
Mr. iliscock called up his motion to sus
pend the rules and pass the bill relating to
the duties on tobacco. The bill amends
the statutes l elating to the duties
on leal touacco as ionowa:
Leaf tobacco in any bale, box, package or
bulk, any part of which is suitable for
wrappers, if not stemmed, 75 cents per
pound; if stemmed one dollar per pound
upon the whole ot such Dale, uox, pacK-
age or bulk.
Mr. Morrison, ol Illinois, opposeu me
bill. Since the introduction of this meas
ure and only as late as last Saturday, the
house, with th consent of the gentleman
from New York (Hiscock), had decided
not to have any rcveuue legislation, neither
to increase or diminish the revenue, and,
indeed, not to consider the question. He
had hoped that obedient to the will of
the house the gentleman would
have withdrawn this proposition to in
crease a tax already enormously high.
The proposition is to impose a duty on all
impoited leaf tobacco suitable for cigar
wrappeis tc seventy-five cents a pound; or
if stemmed orki dollar a pound. The
greatest portior of this tobacco imported
now is sixty-iiv& cents a pound. The pre
text for the pending measure was that the
law, as it now stood, was evaded. The
law which was adopted w ithout ever hav
ing been considered or read in the house
under what was known as the Keefer Reed
device for a change of rules, imposed seventy-five
cents on imported leaf tobacco of
requisite fineness and quality for wrappers
andom dollar forstemmed. The tariff com
mission had been asked to impose that duty,
and after investigation of the whole ques
tion it had declined to report in favor of it;
then it had come to be a law in the way he
had already indicated. The pending pro
position was to impose a duty of 75 cents
to protect the home producer of leaf tobac
co who was already protected by a duty of
65 cents a pound ; that rate was ample
Mr. Breckenridge of Arkansas regarded
the bill as a modest proposition to protect a
certain class of tobacco 600 per cent. The
cigars wrapped in Sumatra tobacco were
used principally by working classes, and
although it paid a subsidy of 90 per cent,
on some 7,000 persons in this country there
was no commercial, industrial, financial
reason, based on public interest, for the
passage of this bill. It was a proposition
of subsidy, pure, simple and unadulterated,
and he hoped that the day would come
when the people would whip such proposi
tions from the capitol as the money changers
were whipped from the temple. The prop
osition of the gentleman from New York
was somewhat peculiar; it was not simply
to tax all wrappers 75c and $1, but it was
to tax at that rate all tobacco that was in
the bales in which there was a single leaf
suitable for wrapping.
Mr. Hiscock's motion was lost yeas 90,
nays 165. The following Democrats
voted with the Republicans in the affirma
tive: Anderson of Ohio. Boyle, Curtin,
Ermentrout, Findlay, Foran, Lore, Sey
mour. Swope and Wolford. The follow
ing Republicans cast negative votes: Adams
cf Illinow, Anderson of Kansas, BrowB of
Ohio, BViierWortij, Dunham, Fuller, Hen
derson of Iowa, Holmes, Hopkins, John
son of IudLna, L&ndes, Lyman, Payne,
Perkins, Rowell, Ryan, Strait, Stniblc,
Swinbura, Zach Taylor of Tennessee,
Thomas of Illinois, YauShack, Wakefield,
niteanu nooaourmj J
jir.romcyoi iiiaoama on oenau o.
the commissioner on military affairs,
moved to suspend the rules and pass the
senate bill amending the statutes making
annual apportionments to provide
s to provide arms
and equipments for the military, with an ;
amendment proposed by the house com- j
mittee lUolsg the annual appropriation!
Mr. Townsiiend of Hltnois, on behalf of
the committee on patents, moved to sus
pend the rules and psss Uie bill limiting j
the jurisdiction of the United States courts
m patent cases, and to protect persons who,
re noi oona nue manuiaciures. purcnas-
,rc rfr nH rc nf MIUn,J-liJ,
The bill limits the jurisdiction of U. S.
courts in patent case, to cases wherein the
i controversv does not exceed $200 against
i one person cr citizen. Section 2 provides
i that purchasers of auv patent riht for
actual use shall not be l'iable to damages of
urorertv or for full value of sam rfr fnr
injuring the same in any manner while at
the date of such purchase he had
knowledge of the claims nf arv i,mt rv-r.
c0a. or that th ownrr IL"sn inurt
Uierun adverse to the seller Uiereof- that
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use or sell without nrevions knrnrWW f I
the existence of a catcnt thermf anv ..nirlp!
of ciacliinfrv tr other thin- fnr it, -vin i
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snail be liable in damages or otherwise for
an infringtcnent of such patent until after
written notice of tha existence shall be
personally served on such persons or cor
poration," and such infringement shall be
Mr. Townshend said that the only pur
pose of "the measure was to protect inno
cent purchasers against blackmail.
Mr. Hammond of Georgia opposed the
bill and declared that the first
section would strike down seven
eighths of the patents in the country,
while the second section would place a
premium upon scounderlism.
Mr. Butterworth of Ohio, regarded the
bill as a bold attempt to kill the goose that
laid the golden egg: it was due to the
patent system that the UnitedStates excelled
every nation today as a manufacturing
Mr. Townshend saw in the opposition
to the bill a renewal of the old struggle
between between monopoly and anti-monopoly.
In order to prevent a vote being taken
on the bill Mr. Mills of Texas, moved to
adjourn. The motion was agreed to yeas
124, nays 121, and accordingly the house
Washington-, D. C. Dec. 20'. The
president sent the following nominations
to the senate today: Postmasters: Thos.
E. Garner, West Plains, Mo.; Samuel G.
Ellen. Wellington, Kan.
m. A. Walker of Wisconsin, to he
United States attorney for the eastern
district of Wisconsin; David Risley of
California, United States marshal for the
southern district of California.
The president today appointed George
A. Shufeldt to be United States marshal of
the consular court at Shanghai.
A. B. Williams of Arkansas, member of
the Utah commission.
D. J. Campbell, collector of customs at
The Evening Star tonight says that the
president has about decided to offer the
Turkish missfou, vacated by the resigna
tion of Hon. S. S. Cox, to General Egbert
L. Veile, of New York, member of the
house of representatives.
Washington, D. C, Dec. 20. The
president today remitted a fine of 1,000
and costs amonnting to $500, in the case of
E. B. Case, convicted in the district court
of the northern district of Illinois, of ob
taining a pension by fraud and perfidy,
and sentenced to two years imprisonment
in Joliet penitentiary and to pay a fine of
$1,000. Case was granted a pension of $4
per mouth in 1868, for rupture, and in 1883
applied for an increase. On investigation
li was suowu uu uiu leauuiuujr ui "
divorced wife that his afiliction ante-dated
the war. Subsequently his wife admitted
that she was wrong as to the time of his
rupture, and Baid that it actually occurred
during the war. Case is now about 65
years of age and is in feeble health. He
has already served sixteen months of his
term of imprisonment.
A CATTLE COMMISSION PROPOSED.
Senator Spooner today, by request of
Senator Miller who is absent, introduced
a bill to extirpate contagious pleuro-pneu-monia,
foot and mouth disease and rinder
pest among cattle and facilitate the extir
pation of cattle and the products of live
Section 1 authorizes the president to ap
point a commission of three pcrssns to be
known as the U. S. cattle commission: J e
may in his judgment suspend the function,
and pay of these commissioners and re
store them again at any time. The sala
ries of the commissioners are fixed at S5,000
Section 2 makes it the duty of the
commissioners to cause an investigation to
be made at to the existence of contagious
pleuro-pncurnonia, foot and mouth disease,
and rinderpest, and for this purpose they
are authorized to enter by person or by
agents any premises in which they have
reason tobelicve such disease exists. Upon
discovering the existence of disease the
commissioners are authorized to give pub
lic notice of the fact.
Section G makes it the duty of the
commissioners whenever any owner of ani
mals refuse to accept the sum authorized
to be paid under appraisement (three-
fourths of the value before infection) to
declaie and maintain rigid quarantine of
the annimals and premises where the cat
tl mav be found.
Other sections make it the duty of the
district attornev to prosecute violations of
the provisions of the bill; authorizes the
employment of a secretary to the commis
sion; of three skilled veternariea, and directs
that v. hen the functions of the commission
ers are suspended, their offices and records
shall be turned over to the commissioner of
agriculture. The bill appropriates $100,
000 to carry its provisions into effect.
A similar bill was introduced in the
house today by Delegate Carey, of Wy
oming, bv direction of the house agricul
turn! committee. It is understood the bill
was prepared by representatives of the Con
eolidated Cattle Growers' association.
STILL RINGING THE HELL.
The government will soon institute pro
ceedings in lloston to test trie vaiieiity ol
the patent granted the Bell Co. Solicitor
General Jenks has prepared the draft of a
bill against the company and copies of it
have been sent to Judge Thurman, Judge
Lowerv in .Sew lork. and to other special
attorneys enipIfiVrf bJ &c ffaveramciU in
this cae for their consideration. Action
will be deferred until these gentlemen have
expressed their views in regard to the pro
of the general land office, has recrived a
lcUer f fom a ,aw firm Rt
Mo , enclosing a
I stating that Judge Blair, of Wyoming, in-
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person who has made a homestead eatrv
and commuted to cash and afterward made
another homestead entry is not guilty of
perjury in swearing in the fcond case
that he had not previously had the benefit
of the homestead laws, and that in giving j
this instruction the judge decided that a
person who makes and commutes a
Knestead entry docs not tberebv cxhaui
hj, rf htg unde the homest wj'Ia j
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says that if such decision has been made it
wm nave no fctlect wnatever, unless it bei
jucc lgnorani persons io raase Jraue-i
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persons 10 raae 1
ulent entries. By section 2.3S9 of the re -
homestead entry only can be made by one
rwrson, and bv section 2.203 the commuta
tion of that entry to cash does not enable j
i him to make anoUier homestead eatrv. and
anr decMon to the contrary would be in i
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RocaESTEP.. Dec 20. Walter B. Duv
oday made a per?onal sssignroent to Wm.
f U.A if1!"""' -i .-V.VTV. ill. .
ftgnment in no war affects the Rochester
j Diitilling compasV, of which Duffr is
' president. " "
Ex-Alderman McQuade, the Sec
ond of the New York
Convicted of Bribe-Taking
the Broadway Railroad
Sentenced by Recorder Smytfc
Seven Years Servitude In State's
Prison at Hard Labor
And to Pay a Fine of $5,000 Motion to
Set Aside the Verdict, nu tho
Grounds Stated, Overruled.
The Prisoner Escorted to the Tombs
and, after Usual Formalities,
Locked in Cell No. 17.
TA TA McQUADE.
The Boodler Ex-Alderman Given Ills
Sulphur and Molasses.
Mew York, Dec. 20 The
last act in
the McQuade drama seemed to have eveu
more interest for the public than the
scenes of the trial. This "morning Cham
bers street and the approaches to the
brown stone courthouse of general session
were thronged with hundreds of people.
Admission was free to all, aud the large
court room was densely packed. The
other "boodlers" were conspicous by their
absence. McQuade was escorted into the
court room by Under Sheriff Sexton. He
took his old seat and very quietly waited
for the hour of sentence. At 11 a. m. Re
corder Smyth entered the court room
With memory of the Jaehnc case the au
dience had the idea that there was no show
for McQuade and that he would at once
Mr. Ncwcomb asked that the proceed
ings of Friday be read. The request was
ranted. Alter tlie raiding General 1 ra
cy said: We inoretl arrest of sentence be
cause the indictment was on insufficient
ground, and that the evidence was notsuf
hcient to convict; because ot a mischarge
by the court to to the jury; because certain
jurors were illegally excluded from the
box; because the trial was suspended De
cember 14th, for the bringing of Nesbitt
and Vickerman, who signed certain affi
davits before and in the presence of the
jury as set down in affidavits of the de
fense, served on the district attorney r n
day. Wc also move that the verdict be
set aside on these grounds. General Tracy
also moved that the officers who had charge
of the jury during the trial be called and
sworn. This was on the strength of the
statements made to them by a Mr. O'Bryan
to the effect that on December 15th the
jury were taken to the Astor house, to
lunch by the unusual route past the office
of the New York World, in front of which
was displayed a bulletin reading, "Has the
traitor crept in; Juror Rosenbtirg charged
with being a friend of the boodler."
Mr. Martine read in reply the affidavit of
(ror Rosenbnry denving that he had bein
.. iluenced in an) way in favorof oragain1.!
the defendant by outside iufiuence, but that
he acted on the evidence alone.
Recorder Smyth wtid he thought it v. as
his duty to take more than usual caution in
all details of this case. Officers were
picked, a respectable hotel selected for the
accommodation of the jury; jurors cont
cntiously warned on each occasion of their
leaving the court room; special caution had
been used aud the court felt satisfied that
the interests of the prisoner had been care
fully guarded. In the matter of the affi
davits of Vickerman and Ncsbitt, the re
corder said that it was this action which
the district attorney had a right to take in
the case of Jaehnc, cited regarding the
form of indictment, the court declaring
the McQuade indictment to lie like it, nun
was sustained by the general term, and the
court of appeals. Motion for a new trial
was denied, General Tracey taking excep
McQuade was ordered to stand up. He
did so with his thumbs in his pantaloons
The defense, remarked Gen. Tracey. lias
nothing to pay why sentence should not be
pronounced against him. Wc rely on the for
mer good character and the esteem in which
he is still held oy his neighbors and ac
quaintances, who are manv of them here
now to ask for the leniency of the court.
The recorder said in substance "Ar
thur J. McQuade, you have been fairly
and justly convicted of briber)', yu were
elected to perform a public duty, a
public trust; instead of doing o you
violated that trust. Your character as a
business man, citizen, father and husband
is good. I have sympathy for your wife
and family; you should have considertd
them before you did wrong, i ou did not
add to the crime of which you have been
convicted as Jaehnc did by taking the
Ktand and committing perjury I have reason
to believe you received as much money a
uuuv am f iv ,yw. i ota money u not
youra, it is not the property of your family ,
tf it left with them it will work :J1C i
evhabie result of ilWottcn gain. I would
Mm gain?. I would
ick to the city the
tived -and I have no
to our benefit.
ad vim; you to give back
rcmey which you recen
The fntence of the court U that you be
confned in stale's prison nt hard labor for
a term of seven vear?. and that vou pav a
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i habitual to him. Wis chin was a little ele
vated his he3I inclined a littlp to one side.
and his brow knitted, the whole fxwe and
expression of his fare being that of one-
presaion ot his lace being that of one
listening to a voice difficult to hear. At it
close he a down, turned immedhulr and
with a business like air. entered Into coa
venation with General Trtcr.
After the sentence w "given the trndi-
ence dispersed, MeQuade going out with
bis keepels and faithful brother, who lwi
nneJ t i-n9,tJ' w nr ,.r
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lacked in cell 17.
Iloyalty in .Jeopardy.
TonoNTO. OnL, Dcc-20 Sir Jno. Mc -
Donakl and three of his minuter arrived
i fxnmi..- l-nrn 'r-fe.frii in.iui ill 3 ti:i
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1vnt4 m vehpn the train wax
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running jm.cku jj.&uiea
uucsuic mm j;k-u i
one of the car doors ?od two wlcdo-w
were shattered to piece, but fortunately
no one was injured. The mysterious part
of the c!Iir Is that lhav wa nothing
( found to give a clue to what caused ihe ac-
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i that the premier enemies uu
j ca! aUerapl lo wrw:k the car.
caused a great exiaiioa.
i. cnerrues Hiade a ctetxm
Watber Report. u
Wasotnjbton, D. C.Dec. 20.. anu
The following are the indications for Mis
souri: Rain qr-snowj. variable winds, shift
ing to northerly colder . t
For Kansas- ,and Nebraska: Bain or
snow, variable, wind, decidedly colder.
Tho Campriell Dhrorce Case.
Londox; Dec 23. Sir "Charles Russel
concluded the argument for Lady Colin
Campbell In her divorce suit ngainat her
husband today. The judge proceeded at
ouce to sum up the case for the jury, no
said Lord Colin Campbell denied his wife's
charge of 'uifidclity; which depended
chiefly on- thd testimony of Lady Miles.
Whatever "might- be aid against Lady
Miles by the defense,, it- must be admitted
that she "was "Until lately Lord Colin's
friend; that she had done all in her power
to discourage he bringing of action against
him; that sho ouly took Lady Colin's part
when ' she became convinced that tinjiui
charges were to bo brought against that
The testimony given by the doctors that
Mary Watson was virigo intacto did not
negative the testimony given by Lady
Miles that she m.v LnnJ Colin and die girl
in such position as to warrant the bt-lief
that the pair were guilty. Suspicion,
however, the judge said, was insufficient.
If adultery wJuOndf provetl as a fact tho
jury were Icffifut that Lord Colin was in
At the last trial at which Lady Colin sc
cured a decree of separation, it was shown
that LonrColfuhad given plaintiff in such
manner a to amount to cruelty, which fchc
alleged as the baj of her petition fur sep
aration. In the present case the evidence
against Lady Colin depended on what fam
ily scrvams Said. This should bo
received with suspicion. Jn regard to
the Purtleet incident the judgr jyiul there
u ere o many important examples of mis
taken identity that the jury would le com
pelled to carefully consider whether suffi
cieut evidence, bud bevh adduced to reliably
establish the Statement that the ladv who
was there with the Duke of Marlborough
was Lady Colin Campbell. If Neptuuo
Blood's testimony was true that he saw
Lady Colin ou that day at home, then the
Purileet storV v. as demolished.
Referring d the allegation concerning
Lady Colin's conduct at Leigh court, the
judge suid they all depended upon stories
told by servants, and the pnucipul one
told by Rose Baer, her own fellow, de
scribed as a chiller, and hud coincided with
her. Lord Colin's conduct toward his
wife while hhu was in Puriy on the occa
sion w hen ho telegraphed the Parisian po
lice to arrest-her and lodge her iu the pros
titute's prison.. ludge Butchar characterized
as outrageous, remarking that he never
h..d known of anything more, dishonest
than Lord Cidin'H allegation to the Puns
officials that his wife wai living in open
adultery .with one uf Uic co respondents
and should be arrested and treated as a
common woman of tl town.
The Mory. told by the manservant,
O'Neill, that hciiuw through the ke)ht.Ie
of the door of the dining room at I'atognn
place Chief Shaw and i,ady Colin in crim
mal intcrf-onr-v, th judg nid. he could
not regard with favor. Tho jury .jmist
consider whether O'Neill's letter to Lady
uoiin alter iih uiseiiarg', weKing cmpl)
munl.wits not an atiempt ut lli((ikmatl,,uiul
the juy should further consider the qms
tion whether Chief Shar?b tcwtimoii) in
denial, M thefctatemeiit of n dNtinguKhed
public tenant, was not worth ui much, if
no, moru, than the statement of i.ch a
person as O'Nuill.
General Hutler, the court thought, should
have come Into court and given teMininnr
as to his innocence, but so long tis hu chute
to remain away there was no power in
England to compel him to come. It Low
ever, the judge said would be ImjKHblf to
exaggerate the lueanncj-s exhibited by Gin
eral Butler if he was innocent, in remaining
away fron court, ltfcau'c in doing so h'
diverted Lady Colin.
But the. ju'lge told the jury they must
not take General Butler's ahcnrc as !
dence of guilt on either his or Lady Col
in's part. He was protected by the clause
of the law which makes it impossible to
ask incriminating questions unless the wit
ucss was a voluntary one.
The case was Uien given to the jury nnd
they retired. After a hort absence they
returned and reftorted that they could not
agree upon h verdict They ngaiu retired
to refonidcr the ca.c and returned at 10
o'clock with a verdict. They found that
Lord Colin Campbell had nut commhtrd
adultery, and that Lndy Colin had not
committed adultery with any of the ro
respondent. 'The jury added a rider that
the conduct of Gen Butler qi unworthy
of a gentleman tint! an officer, and had
catiwd the only difficulty which the jury
eXperincd In reaching the decision. The
announcement of the verdict wa received
Appeal to tho God of Hat tie.
Ottawa, Ont , Dec 20 The flrt due!
fought in Canada in mnny yean occurred
hern nt a late hour Saturdav night. The
principal were Joha T W'hite. an old
time Canadian journalit and editor of n
wti!y parwr called "Jarc'-;.,;' and
J Himrohan, a raadilne agent Tbc duel
rr&" 'o"?1" i not A on thr ottt
kirufihechy. 0turw looking to
" patching up difficulties were m!f Ly
warU pa:c ning up aiiuctuun were mif Ly
',,,c M "'."" 'a wounded totbeqnirk.
J and nothing but an appeal to the fM 1 1
j ?tUe wouM "My hint. The ground wa,
thtJn-forc At once tocd oil and the ron
j pl4 o Portion at jen pace vrth la U
turned toward cacli other. Tb in a
lotjgni wtm rpvoirenf oi wiinv iwocnuwr
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j At the word 'lire-' to pfstoU reag oot t,ni
nnanccrtxiy. 1 he eficct wm a rut r,
both Wbfle got ahead wltft the cor d
hot Dd .:,r ro'
w0'3 .(I doctor r
hhol and :hT raarJiir agent fell IL
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maD ?a "" aoaonocm u u vSr-r,r
l,hal ,rt V a trur kin the em n
lie rxprc! wtufaction i:b the rJt
and banby !rf I the SrW hU honor KJ y
S winded an j tUa
? botful and i, aai to be doing t, 2
! ni " no; irnm H bto-U -.a
? The nolle are on tb lookout for him
Paid the Penalty Jnst the Hume,
Olkvsxaxd, O , Dtc. 2G. A larr"
I wt-iii rested taan, bearing mark of & ! rg
Jtafoon of Duncan Kom, tbs athlsrtv 'H r
j.uj rCgiitcrcd a Jts. B. CVdac-3
i dru-rf,. cf Osceola. N. Y. UctlitztA
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Thft D-niand Presented.
PtTTSvirun. Dtr1 2f. The dW.nd l
the j5ct con.iw-e of UeK. of h si 1
the ArrtaJgacsted fsi-cifctirtn cckswLr
ne uaJay prtmtrd to lbfeC?mDcl't' "
roke syndicate. An anwcr I C5rtn2
I before" next Saturday. wLra x r:ral
iirike U expected if the detnaed U rti ul
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