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THE DAILY ARGUS
JOHN W. POTTER.
Tuesday, February 26. 1889.
Pi gott Confesses Forgery and Per
jury and Disappears.
Tli Ceurt Tk-n Rreeaa to Await
the ronltive'a R'tarn. at ih End of
Whteft. Time Hi Papers Are to be
Londojc, Mrch 26. After the pen
inn of court this morning Parnell Com
missioner Russell arose tad said that
Saturday Pigott went to tbe residence
of Laboucbera and, ia tbe presence of
George August 9 aid, signed a confession
that the letters published by the Timet
were forgeries. He also admitted com
mitting perjury before th commission.
Pigott bis disappeared. The court took
a recess of half an hour, at the expira
tlon of which time, if Pigott does not
-appear, bis papers will he izpd.
Bisator Harris, of Tennessee, is at
tbe bead of a coalition of democratic
senators who have started in on tbe Im
possible task of trying to shame tbe re
publican senators ioto confirming some
of the nominations now pending before
.the senate. Mr. Harris has announced
bis purpose of making amotion every day
to go into executive session in order to
consider these nomination. The tacts
io the case are without precedent and
should bring a blush to tbe cheek of every
fair-minded republican. After tbe pres
idential election of 1830, Hayes sent to
tbe senate 630 nominations, nearly all of
which were confirmed. After Mr. Cleve
land was elected, Arthur sent to the sen
ate 612 nominations and all of them were
conflrmel except twenty. Now Mr.
Cleveland has sent to the senate since tbe
election of Harrison 433 nominations, of
which 183, relating to army and navy
promotions that may be considered non
political, have been confirmed. Of tbe
(25 other nominations, the most of which
were made to fill official vacancies, only
forty-eight have been confirmed, leaving
the enormous number of 227 unacted up
on. Such partisanship has neyer before
been displayed by the senate, but even
the mosfconservative republicans seem
to glory now In what they are doing.
Thk president, says a Washington cor
respondent, is realizing, evidently, that
tbe 4th of March is near at band, and
that it will be necessary for him, in or
der to leave bis desk clear for Mr. Har
rison, to spend every possible minute on
the mass aof business accumulated by
reason of the approaching end of con
gross. Tbe bills are coming in upon
bim rapidly and be bad, undoubtedly,
considerable business of a private na
ture to wind up- In consequence be has
made an official request that be be let
alone during this week, as it will be ab
solutely necessary for bim to have these
six days for uninterrupted work. In
other words he will not be at home.
There is an air of extreme quiet at the
White House iiowadays which was
broken only by tbe round of receptions,
the last of which occurred Thursday to
The cry of protection in the late cam
paign was loudest in Pennsylvania.
There it was thought if Harrison was
elected the miner and wage worker would
be kept constantly employed, and that
wages would be higher. Alasl this was
a mistake, and thousands of wage work
ers are out of employment, suffering for
the necessaries of life. It was under
these circumstances the following con
versation took place:
Workman's wife "There isn't a thing
in the bouse to eat."
Workman "I know it; but what can
I doT Tbe factory is closed for want of
orders and I can't find outside work any
where." Wife "Well, go to tba closet and
bring me that 'Protection to American
Labor' banner you carried during tbi
campaign; I'll cut it up and boil it; may
be ltll do for soup.-
Cabctrt-makino has made the life of
tbe president-elect a succession of woes
and worrimenu during tbe last three
months. But his real troubles will only
bave begun when tbe army of petty office-seekers
shall lay siege to the white
bouse on and after the Ides of March. It
will require tbe patience of Job the cour
age of Daniel and the wisdom of Solomon
to appease the ravenous horde.
A man who has practiced med'xine for
40 years, ought to know salt from sugar;
read what be saya:
Toledo. O., Jan. 10, 1887.
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men: I have been in the general
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and would say that in all my practice and
experience, bave never seen a prepara
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confidence of success as I can Hall's
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Have prescribed it a great many times
and its effect is wonderful, and would
By In conclusion that I i ave yet to find
a case of catarrh that it would not cure,
if tbey would take it according to direc
tions. Tours truly,
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We will give S 100 for any case of
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Were I all I could wish me, great,
glorious, and free. First flower of tbe
eartb, and first gem of tbe sea. Life still
would not be worth living, if I bad
chronic rheumatism, and couldn't get
Tbey do not beat spears into pruning
book up at Troy; but the gun foundry
tip there has taken a contract to build a
wrought-lron rilrod bridge.
- It Is aald that church pews have aver
aged 10 per cent higher this year all ever
tbe country in rerentlng.
The President-Elect Bids Good'
Bye to Home
AND SPEEDS TO THE POST OF DUTY.
Indianapolis Turns Out and Gtres Him
Hearty and Enthusiastic Send-Off
Cheering Citizen Add Their Greeting?
s the Special Flashes by Short Stops
and Brief Addresses Tbe Welcome and
Adieu at Columbus. Ohio.
IroiASAPOLia, Feb. 26. It was a hearty
Godspeed that this city gave the president
elect yesterday whan be left home for the
scene of his duties and responsibilities for the
next four years. During the morning the
house was never empty of friends, who came
to bid the president-elect and his family a
personal good-bye, and the hurried final prep
arations for departure were carried on amid
a constant chorus of good wishes and perpet
ual handshake. Tbe city was gayly decor
ated in tbe business portion with flags and
banting, and thousands of people from out
side district were in town to witness tbe
send-off. Among the callers was Mr.
T. a Quincy with that beautiful grip
sack from the Chicaeo commercial
travelers, and it was presented with brief but
appropriate remarks from Its custodian and
recipient During the morning a venerable
colored man of local celebrity, Peter W. H.
Johnson, oerenaded the geueral and his
family with a unique and original musical
instrument, playing several patriotic airs.
He bad for an audience Mrs. Harrison and
the children and quite a crowd outside.
As the hour of departure approached tbe
streets along the route which it was known
the diHtineuished traveler would take bearan
to fill up with people, and when the oarriazes
containing the party appeared both sidt of
toe route were packed with people. About
au Indianapolis was there with heavv rein'
forcemeats from the state outside. The en
thusiasm was huj;b and the party was vigor
ously cheered as the carriacw rolled alonar.
On Ohio street the George It Thomas poet
I, a. n. ieu in line as an escort and in a
short time the Cnion station was reached,
where just before the special train pulled out
Gtn. Harrison delivered a short address.
He said words (ailed him to express the
emotion which tilled his breast, at tbe kind
ness of his follow-citlzens on the occasion of
his departure to new fields of duty. He had
never left his home here that he had not later
gladly returned to it, and hoped to just as
gladly again return. The memory of the
confidence of his fellow-townsmen would
strengthen him in the discharge of his duties.
The debt be owed tbem was so large that be
nevor could repay it. The sense of ereat
responsibility in the discharge of bigh duties
was accompanied by a douse of loneliness,
but he put his trust in One whose help "comes
even into the quiet chamber of Judgment,
and to His wisdom and unfailing guidance
I will look for direction and safety."
He closed by expressing the grateful thanks
of himself and family for the cordial farewell.
and with tbe wish that the years of separa
tion might be years of peace and happiness to
The speech was attentively listened to, and
upon its conclusion the crowd gave three
times three cheers. About this tune Private
Secretary Halford showed himself, and was
received with a hearty round of apDlause from
hit friends and comrades, and amid a roar of
cheers and good-b'es, at 3:1S p. m. the jour
ney was begun.
NOTES OF THE JOURNEY.
Incidents Observed En Route The Greet
ing and Speeches.
O.v Till Train, Feb. 30. As the train
whisked through Irvlngton, Cumberland,
Philadelphia, Greenfield and Charlottesville,
it was cheered by the crowds that bad assem
bled at tbe respective stations. At Knights
town a stop of five minutes was made. The
president-elect addressed tbe gathering as
Mt Friin&h: I thank you for this cordial
greeting and demonstration. 1 can detain the
train but a moment, and 1 only stopped at the
request of the Soldiers' orphans' home, so that
the children might bave a chance toee me.
and that I nilRht whth tbem the bright and
prosperous future which their father won for
them. I bid yon good-bye.
AtDunreith, Lewisville, Strawn, Dublin,
Cambridge City, East German town and Cen
terville there were demonstrations by tbe
people who had gathered to see tbe train pass.
At Cambridge City one gun was fired. When
Richmond was reached the excitement and
hurrah of the assembled multitude became
While the engine was taking water at Rich
mond, In response to the cheers and cries for
Harrision, the president-elect from the rear
platform of bis car addressed the citizens a
MT Frieitos: I hare so long had my home
among yon that I can not help but feel a sense
of regret in leaving the soil of Indiana. I go
with a deep sense of Inadequacy, but I am sure
you will be patient with my mistakes, and
that you will all give me your help as citizens
cheers and cries "We will' In my efforts to
promote tbe best Interests of the people and
the honor of the nation we love. Cheers.
1 thank you for this cordial greeting.
At Piqua, O., there was a brief stop. Cries
were made for the president-elect by a large
crowd of people who had gathered at tbe sta
tion. Gen. Harrison went out on tbe rear
platform of his car, and was about to address
the assemblage when the bell rang and the
train started. While this was going on Gov
ernor and Mrs. Foraker were pushing through
tbe crowd, and finally succeeded in boarding
the car "Maywood" and hastily made their
way through that car, which is occupied by
guests of Gen. Harrison, to tbe president
elect's private car, where they were cordially
greeted by Gen. and Mrs. Harrison.
Tbe train reached Columbus, O., at 8:15 p.
m. Members of both branches of the legis
lature, local Republican clubs, headed by
bands of music, and 20,000 Columbus dti
sens were on band. As tbe train pulled
across High street, the national salute was
fired, and the cheer that went up from thou
sands of throats was simply deafening. Tbe
ladies were well represented in the crowd,
and were just as anxious to see Gen. Har
rison as the men. During tbe
rush for the train several ladies
fainted and were well nigh suffocated.
The train was uncoupled so as to allow as
many as possible tc gather about the private
car, and so great was the enthusiasm that the
rear railing was wrenched from from Its
support. Governor Foraker appeared on the
rear platform and was loudly cheered. President-elect
Harrison came out immediately
and was introduced by the governor. The
applause was terrific, and after quiet bad
been restored Gen. Harrison spoke as fol
Mr Fraxow Citizens: I thank yon for this
wonderful demonstration. I find In these evi
dences of the good will of my friends a new
stimulus z I enter upon the duties of the great
office to which 1 have been chosen. I beg to
thank you Again for your interest. Cheers.
Sliortly aiter leaving Columbus the party
in Gen. Harrison's car prepared to retire for
When the special reached Newark there
waa a large crowd at the station prepared to
give tbe president-elect a rousing reception.
About fifteen locomotives in the yards of tbe
railroads centering there began a series of
shrill whistling which made life hideous for
the moment The train passed by tbe station
without stopping, much to disappointment of
the assembled multitude. The run from
Newark to Dennison was without incident,
except now and then a report of a gun or
A Gas Well Illumination Arranged.
PrrrsBCRO, Pa., Feb. 26. Arrangements
bave been made to stop President-elect Har
rison's train for a few minutes at Jeanette,
nea this city, and to have all the gas wells in
the neighborhood lighted. A similar spectacle
was gotten up when President and Mrs. Cleve
land passed through bare two years ago. The
exhibition has been arranged by the gloss
manufacturers of the city, and tbey bave
been assured that tbe party will stop there.
MORLEY AGAINST BALFOUR.
The Liberal leader and the Conservative
Secretary In Debate. -.
Lojtdox, Feb. 28. The debate in the com
THE rROCKTBCAyp ARfTTTB
mons on tbe add reus in ropiy to the speech
from tbe throne yesterday was a specimen of
what may be expected probably for a week,
and was exceedir gly lively, although on tbe
Tory side but ont man took part (except in ap
plause from tbe Vory benche;), while on the
Home Rule sid the noise and . cries of
"Pigott," which ireeted Balfour, was deafen
ing at times.
Morley opened by moving tbe Home Rule
amendment to tbo address, and then proceeded
to attack the government He severely con
demned the conduct exhibited by the admin
istration in Ire and during the last few
months. He esp -daily referred to the "un
called-for" arrest of Irish members. "The
time is fast uoming," said he, when
an irresistible appeal will ascend from
tbe nation aski lg her majesty the queen
to recur to the sense of The
people so that the f may decide upon tbe great
issues which are now dividing the govern
ment'' He asked why, if the condition of
Ireland was better, proceedings against Irish
members of the house of commo'iis were
more frequent. He condemned the "lack of
prudence, foresight and care" that had been
shown by the administration in Ireland dur
ing tbe last fe months. The arrest of
Father McFaddei at Gweedore, he said,
Was marked by every bad quality that could
accompany a judicial act It was worthy of
the exploits of th rullian judge in Scotland,
who a century ag j said: "Give me a prisoner
and I'll find the laws."
Referring to th 3 imprisoned memliers of
parliament he urj.ed that while tboir offences
were limited to speaking and writing treason,
they should be treated as first-claHs mis
demeanants. Cbiers. Tbe opposition re
quired the fullest explanation regarding the
employment of r.sh magistrates, crown
solicitors, and pobce in framing The Times
case. They demanded to know why documents
were handed to Tbe Times for the purpose of
a plot to which it might be proved tbe gov
ernment had beo me the dupes and acces
Balfour replied to Morley. As he rose
cries of "Pigott" greeted him, and tbe speak
er was obliged to insist upon order being
maintained. The secretary's speech was a
strong defense of the government's course
and a denial of hit umaii treatment of prison
ers in Ireland. I.e declared that wherever
the plan of camptjgn had operated, the con
dition of Ireland, under the government
measures to maintain order, hud greatly im
proved. At every refere ice to conspiracy Balfour
was interrupt! with renewed cries of "Pig
He twitted Morley with alluding to tbe
Parnell commission and ignoring the most
horrible charges of cruelty, inhumanity, and
cynical savageness with which his Balfour's
waste-basket bad been flooded during tbe
reoesa Possibly it bad begun to dawn upon
the minds of the opposition that they had
been duped by imaginary r torts concern
ing the treatment of O'Brien. Cries of "Oh,
oh." He admitted that the prison rules bad
been relaxed in tbo citses of priests, but tbe
bouse knew that h; bad al ways lieen doubt
ful whether, in rt laxing the rules, be was
uot straining the crimes act. The rule ro
garding the cutting of a prisoner's hair was
never relaxed except in cases of disease.
"What disease prevented my hair being
cut!" inquired Dillon, amid much laugher.
"You were in tht hospital during your im
prisonment," responded Balfour.
There were at the present niomenfcO.OOO
persons in the ore inary prisons of the king
dom, while only 100 were imprisoned in
Ireland under the (Times act. If the object
of punishment m to preveut crime, never
bud so great a res alt been attained at the
cost of so little sufi ering. It O'Comiell were
still alive be would shrink from the means
employed by the ( entlumen below the gang
way to render goviirnmunt impossible.
It Seems to Hive -Uecn Very Wine
Choice, for a Prince.
Vienna, Feb. 26 Tbe marriage of Prince
Alexander to Mile. Loisinger is the sole topic
of gossip here. Tie lady is described as tall
and slender, with 1 lue eyes and auburn hair,
decidedly beautiful and of striking presence.
Though equal in m inner and appearance to
any of the titled ladies whom rumor has as
signed to the pr.nce as a piobublu con
sort she is of very bumble origin. Her
mother was a peast nt woman of the Tyrol.
Through tbe daughter's exert ions the old lady
was established as keeper of a tension at
Presburg. In fact the prince seems to have
made a sensible chx ice, and to have marriud
into a very respectable family. The news of
the marriage cau ies a great sonsition in
Darmstadt The rinoe's mother is frantic
with grief over the mesalliance.
The Latest Chicago Murder.
Chicaoo, Feb. 2i Mr. and Mrs. Smith,
the people suspected of knowing something
about the death of Druggist Clark, who was
shot Thursday night last, were held for ex
amination yesterday in default of $S0,000
bail. The case agUnst Mrs. Smith Is not so
jtrong as it was, and she is firm in her denial
of having had anyi hing to do with the mur
ler. Her husband was held because be bad
a powerful motive to incite him to do tbo
The Larrabee Jury Hanging.
Des Moines, Feb. 26. Tbe Larrabee libel
case was submitted to the Jury shortly before
S o'clock yesterday afternoon. Judge Con
rad's instructions tc the jury were construed
by lawyers as favorable to tbe defense, but
at 10 o'clock last evening the Jury were still
out with little prosct of an agreement, and
court adjourned for tbe day.
No Hope lor New Mexico.
Washington Cut, Feb. 28. There is no
hope that ?7ew Mexico will be admitted by
this congress. Evt n if the bouse was in
normal condition, members of the senate
committee on territories say the bill would
hardly pass that committee, and it certainly
would not pass tbe smata.
SIGNIFICANT LETTER FROM BLAINE.
Evidently Clearing HI Decks la Prepara
tion fi r March 4.
Acocsta, Me., Feb. 20. Governor Bur
leigh bas received t ne following letter from
Hon. James G. Blaine, dated Washington
ton City, Feb. 22:
Dear Sir: I berel y resign my position as
member of the delegation to represent
Maiue at the centennial of tbe inauguration
if George Washin(;ton as president of the
United States. I raspectfully request that
you will fill my pla e as promptly as is con
sistent with the selection of a man who will
be certain to discharge the duties required of
bim and be present in New York at the ap
pointed time. Very respectfully yours,
Jamkb O. Blaine.
Governor Burleigl has appointed ex-Gov-irnor
Connor, who 1 as beeu acting as chair
nan in the absence .f Mr. Blaine, as chair
man of tbe Maine commissioners.
A GREAT SCHE1ME OF TUNNELS.
Sew Tork to Bave Underground Connec
tions wltb the Suburbs.
New York, Feb. 20. Two years ago He
man Clark, tbe -ell-known contractor,
broached a scheme for a great system of tun
nels under New York city and the East and
North rivers, connecting the city with subur
ban points. Little attention was paid to the
plan, as it was considered too expensive to be
practicable. Yeateri lay Mr. Clark announced
the completion of tl e arrangements for car
rying out tbe great vork. A capital of fl50,
000,000 has been guaranteed, of which t30,
000,000 is considered sufficient to do tbe tun
nelling. Tbe tunneli will be 150 feet below
tbe surface,, thus avoiding all buried
wires, gas-pipes, etc., and avoiding
any difllculty with the rivers. The
main tunnel will extend from the city ball
in New York to Fleetwood park on the north,
under Brooklyn to Coney Island on tbe east,
and under Jersey City to Newark. There
will be four tracks. Freight and passengers
will be carried. Ti e passenger trains will
run at full express speed. Elevators will
convey freight and passengers between tbe
street stations and the tunneL Tbe plan for
carrying freight will relieve the city streets
of much trucking. Can will be brought
under the larger etc res, and freight can be
lowered directly to hem. Negotiations are
now pending with tl e city governments for
tba required permias: on to begin work. -- -
A gas well at KugsvUle, Ont., throws
out nearly eight million cubio feet dally.
Tir Dreadful Doom.
Awful Fate of a Party of Work
PITILESS FURY OF THE FIRE FIEND
Eleven Young Women Caught in His
Terrible Embrace Without Pos
sibility of Succor
And Nothing Left Kxcept Unrecognisable
and Ghastly Heap or Roasted Flesh
Horrible Result of an Explosion In a
"Squib" Factory One Male Victim The
Heart-Sickening Details of the IlMter
and Names of the Acad.
Wilkksbarrk, Fa., Feb. 26. Eleven girls
varying in age from 13 to Sf3 years, lost their
bves in Powell's Squib factory at riymouth
yesterday afternoon. Powder squibs are
manufactured at this place for the use of
miners. The squib is a sort of fuse, which
is inserted in the drilled hole in tbe voaL
Girls are employed to make these squibs, be
cause their labor is cheaper, and tbey can do
tbe work more satisfactorily than men.
Powell's squibs are used in probably every
mine in the United States and Canada, and
soma are exported to tbe English collieriei
When trade is good tbe factory employs
abouteigbty girls. Lately, however, trade
has been somewhat slack, and last week part
of the machinery broke down, and the super
intendent was compelled to lay off forty of
Yesterday morning all bamU reported for
work, but the machinery was not yet in or
der, and all were sent home wit h the excep
tion of about seventeen, who remained to do
some odd joh When tbe 12 o'clock whistle
blew, six of the girls who lived near by went
to their homes for their midday meal; the re
maindereleven all told ate their dinner at
the factory. After all had dined the girls
adjourned to an ante-room containing a
stove. Here they all sat and chatted on va
rious topics. Maggie Lynch ssid she bad an
uivitation to a social last evening. Charles
Beatley had asked het to accompany bim,
and she said she guessed she would go. All
the other girls urged bcr to do so, sa ing she
would have a good tim. What paksed be
tween the girls after this is not known.
There the story stops short, Alice Reuse, who
carried dinner for two of the workers left for
her home after Miss Lynch bad told of her
intention to go to tbe social.
A few minutes before 1 o'clock, almost
starting-up time, John Tbomas, who residue
near the factory, w-aa sitting at a table eating
his dinner, when a violent explosion shook
the dishes from the tabK At first be thought
it was an explosion in the mines, but looking
out of the window he sow the roof of the fac
tory shooting up in the air, and when it fell
back again tbe sides of the building were fall
ing in. Then fire enveloped the debris, and in
ten minutes' time the struct ure was reduced to
ashes. The speed of tbe flames was so rapid
that it was impossible for any one to enter
the wrecked building. Tbe miners from the
Gaylord sloie rushed to the burning building
and heroically attempted to pull away the
burning timbbi-9 so that they might enter and
possibly save the lives of some of tbe impris
oned girls, but the flames bad gained too
much headway, and the ron were alnolutely
powerless. When the firemen arrived tliey
found that their hose was not long enough to
reach tbe fire from the nearest water supply,
so that they were also unable to render ma
When the fire finally died out for want of
material to fenl upon, the bodies of the un
fortunate girls were dug from the debris.
Their heads, arms and legs were gone;
nothing remained but their chaired bodies
which mere entirely unrecognizable,. Miss
Maggie L neb's body being recognized only
by iis large site. Thousands of persons had
gathered about the wrecked building, and
the piteous cries of tbe relatives of the dead
girls was heartrending. All of the bones
that could be found were placed in blankets
and taken to Undertaker Williams' estab
lishment, where tbe relatives gathered and
vainly endeavored to recognize the charred
The following is a complete list of those
who lost their lives: Katie Joiiee, aged 'JO;
Maggk Lynch, 21; Hat tie Jones, 16; Gladys
Reese, u: Mary Walters, 17; Maggie Rich
ards, 17; Mary Ann Lake, 17; Ruth Powell,
20; Esther Powell la sister of Ruth), Zt;
Charlotte Humphreys, 17; Jane Ann Hu
The only person in tbe building at the time
of the explosion who remains to tell the story
is Foreman Reese, and be is fatally burned.
He says he was standing by a stove when
the first explosion was beard. He rushed to
tbe door to notify the girls, when several ex
plosions occurred, and be next found himself
in the cellar. He managed to crawl out into
the opeu air, but is so terribly burned that he
can live but a short time.
Tbe cause of the explosion is not yet
known. Mr. Powell says there was but a
small quantity of powder in the building, a
magazine near by being used as a storage
house. One theory is that a box of squibs
became ignited from spontaneous combustion
THE STATE LEGISLATURES.
Another Little Scene tn the Irrepressible
Indiana Legislature. "
Ixdianapolir, Feb. 26. The two branches
of tbe general assembly met at 11 o'clock yes
terday, and before noon two disgraceful
rows bad occurred in the bousa A bill to
purchase ten acres of ground was under dis
cussion when Foster declared that Adams
was out every night during the lust campaign
"That ia a lie, a dirty lie," answered Ad
ams. Foster answered with a hysterical laugh,
which seemed to exasperate Adams, and step
ping toward tbe Madison county man be
added angrily: "That is the dirty, low-down
lie of a sneaking scoundrel ; that's all there is
in it" The speaker ordered that the words
should be taken down. Amid tbe excitement
a lady visitor fainted and had to be carried
out into the speaker's room.
During the explanation of votes Mendenhall
charged that Foster, while a candidate for
tosecutor of Madison and Hamilton coun
ties, bad offered to pay $20 each for votes.
"Do you know that to be sof" asked Foster.
"The gentleman who told me I know to be
"He is a liar and so are you."
The governor sent a message to the legisla
ture showing that a deficit of over 4f0,000
would exist at the present rate of taxation
and appraisement and that a loan of about
$2,000,000 would be necessary to moke things
square in 1SU1.
The senate yesterday passed tbo bill pro
viding for night schools in all cities having a
population of 10,000 and over.
The Dreaded Hydrophobia.
Newport, R. L, Feb. 26. A daughter of
the Rev. George Herbert Patterson, of St.
Mary a Protestant Episcopal church, in Ports
mouth, near this city, died Sunday night,
after a two days' illness, of hydrophobia. Sbe
was bitten in tbe latter part of September by
a dog, which did not appear mad. The dog
was shot at the time. Every precaution was
taken to prevent hydrophobia.
Mrs. Leslie Sells The "Illustrated."
New York, Feb. 26. W. J. ArkeU, of
Judge, bas bought Frank Leslie's Illustrated
Newspaper for $400,000; $300,000 was paid
for tbe edition printed in English and $100,
000 for the German. The purchase includes
only the name and good will of Frank Leslie's
Kot "Ower Young to Marry."
8EYMOCH.;ind.l Feb. 20. John I.Swift and
Mrs. Nancy Walker were married here Sun
day night Mr. Swift ia 73 years old and bis
Wife is past -13 years.
There it no deceit io money, anywhere,
but In France it Is particularly ra.
TUESDAY FEBRUARY 26, 1RR9.
One Chicago Tragedy Leads
A WOMAN HAUNTED BY REMORSE
8eeks Nepenthe in the Shadowy Land and
Takes Her Two Little Ones with Her
gad Sequel to a Chicago Christinas Har
der. In Which a Wronged Wife Killed
Her Husband The Wages of Wicked
ness Fearfully Paid.
Chicago, Feb. 25. Christinas morning,
1887, Mrs. Ida Macauley shot and killed her
husband, William Macauley, and Sunday
night last the sequel to that tragedy was en
acted, tbe victims this time being the widow
and two children, and the case one of suicide.
Mrs. Macauley was arrested, tried and ac
quitted of the charge of murder after she had
shot her husband, the ground of acquittal be
ing insanity. She then took board with the
family of Oaorge Furness, at 230 Irving
place, a few doors from where her sister,
Mrs. Chas. B. Wright lived. She was at ber
sister's house Sunday evening, aud appeared
about the same as usual, but remorse at the
terrible deed never left ber. She has been
worried ever since sho shut her husband.
She bail not exhibited any symptoms of in
sanity outside of having sjmOIs of wringing
ber bauds and trying most all the time. The
children were very biht, especially the
little boy, who was remarkably so."
Monday morning Mrs. Macauley failed to
appear at breakfast time, aud at 10 o'clock
she still remaining in bur room Mrs. Furness
rapped at ber locked door. No rvsonse be
ing made she rapped again and then shook
the door violently. Still being unable to
rouse the inmates, sbe went to Iter husband's
shop near by. He came, aud twiner unable to
secure recognition from those inside, he burst
open the door and went in. The room was
filled with escaping gas, and at a first
glance the room and bed appeared empty. A
second look, however, showed the outlines
of three forms beneath the coverlet, on the
end of which appeared the rubber hose of a
drop-light, the other end connected with the
gas burner, the cook being tinned on. A
suspicion of the truth forcing itself upon
bim, Mr. Furnetw pulled lck rffi coverlet
and discovered Mrs. Macauley lmneath, clas
ing tightly in her arms the forms of her little
boy Willie, 3),' years old, aud her baby daugh
ter Ida, 1 years old. They appeared to be
sleeping peacefully, but, upon shaking them,
Mr. Furness found the bodies cold aud stiff,
as though death had come some hours before.
Mrs. Macauley was about 24 years of ae.
Her maiden name was Ida Mackin. Five
years ago Urn month she was married to
William Macauley, and they lived happily
enough until James W. Mackin and his wife
caine upon the scene. Mrs. Maea.uley was
Mackin's sister, aud the two families became
vory friendly. Finally Macauley's infatua
tion for his sister-in-law was noticed, and Mrs.
Macauley, who was worried at the manner in
which her hu.sbaud neglected her, hired a
detective and located ber builmml and his
paramour iu a house on Peoria street. Mackin,
the betrayed husband, was informed of what
was going ou, and swore out a w arrant charg
ing Macauley and Mrs. Mackin with improper
conduct. The shooting took place about tbe
time the oflicers reached the Macauley home
to serve the papers upon the murdered man.
BRIEF RECORD OF CONGRESS.
Principal l-nlnts Covered by the Action of
the Two Houses.
Washixoton Citt, Feb. 2. The senate
yesterday agreed to the bills granting right-of-way
through Indian territory to the St.
Louis & San Francisco and Leavenworth &
Rio Graude railways; withdrew the request
for a conference on the Mrs. Sheridan pen
sion bill, and agreed to the bill as amended
by the bouse: amended and passed the house
bill to divide the Sioux resurvation in Dakota
then took up the army appropriation bill and
agreed to the senate committee amendments.
Riddleberger twice made motions to go into
executive session, and each time was defeated,
and pending final action on the army bill the
resolutions in memory of the late Representa
tive Burres, of Missouri, were taken up and
eulocies nronouneed bv In?.ilW Ww
w . j O 1 - ,
and others, the resolutions were adopted, and
toe senate Bcljournea.
Filibuterin? becan as a ion hnnas
was called to order, but suspended to permit
uie swearing m ol u t . Booker, successor of
tbe late J. N. Bflrnee of Missouri The tvrn
right-of-way bills passed by tbe senate were
puwu ni, ana me senaie amendments to
the acTicuItural nrmronrintirm l.ill nmwmn.
curred in. Tbe house then voted to take
up the t aluornia contested election case, a
reconsideration of the vnta waa mmaJ rA
a motion to table that proposition made.
me vote snowed no quorum aud the bouse
adjourned, most of the dav h
wasted by filibustering. kg
To Try Again tor the America Cup.
Boston, Feb. -6. It is said that a ninety
foot cutter is being built in Southampton,
England, from tbe lines of George L. Wat
son, for a leading yachtsman named Sidney
Watson. All matters connected with the
new yacht have been kept quiet, and the
yachtsmen of Southampton have been led to
believe that she is to be a cruising yacht
Watson's frequent vislta to Southampton,
however, bave created suspicion, and now it
is thought tbera that the new cutter is the
boat w hieh may be sent out here the com
ing season by the Royal Clyde Yacht club,
tbe secretary of which recently asked the
New York Yacht club if a challeuge could
be sent under tbe old deed of gift.
Washington City, Feb. 20. It is under
stood that Randall will to-day press tbe ap
propriation bills to final consideration as fast
as possible as against every ether measure,
including the California election catte. Im
mediately after the appropriation bills are
out of the way be will call up the Cowlea bill
and keep it in the teeth of the house until
voted upon, so that those who favor the re
peal of tbo tobacco tax can bave the oppor
tunity of vot ng upon the measure.
Donoghue Declines to Skate Paulsen.
Nkwbcro, N. Y., Feb. 20. Joe Douogbue,
the champion skater, is in receipt of a chal
lenge from the manager of Paulsen, tbe Nor
wegian, to meet biiri at Minneapolis, Minn.,
to skate a long-distanc race. The manage
ment offer him $.)( for expenses and 23 per
cent of the gate receipts if defeated, or 75
per cent, if he wins. Donoghue, being an
amateur, declines to become a professional by
accepting the offer.
Had Honor Knough to Save the Girl.
New Orleans, Feb. 26. J. C. Clarke,
aged 00 years, cashier of the Union Excavat
ing company, committed suicide yesterday
morning by shooting. H j was to have been
married last evening to a young lady aged 18.
A hasty examination of his accounts shows a
shortage of several hundred dollars.
Maoisox, Feb. 20. The senate yesterday
passed the bill to enable married women to
obtain proper support from their husbands,
and tbe bill for retirement of the judges of the
supreme court at tbe age of 70 on three-fifths
Lawsino, Mich. Feb. 20. The legislature
convened yesterday after a recess since
Wednesday last. No business of general In
terest took plaoe.
Fatal Fire In Indiana.
Portland, Ind., Feb. So. The residence of
James Penn, three miles west of this city,
burned at an early hour yesterday morning.
Mr. and Mrs. Penn and their seven children
escaped from au upper window in their night
clothes. John Blancbard and William Mc
Cune, two oikdrlllers, who occupied a room
in the upper part of the house, were aroused,
but the latter perished in tbe flames. Blanch
ei d was frightfully burned before be escaped
from tbe building, but he may recover. The
fire originated from using crude petroleum
forfueL, : -- - , .
Eggs end. carpete ere alike in two re
spects taej are laid and beaten, r
It is rumored that Premier Tirard proposal
to recall the Due D'Aumale to France.
Jake Schaefer, the phenomenal billiardist.
made the extraordinary run in a "cham
pion's" game at Chicago Monday of 397.
John Flynn, aged 10, who killed his father
with a penknife, was sentenced at New York
Monday to fifteen years in the state prison.
The comptroller of the currency has au
thorized the First National bank of Pipe
stone, Minn., to begin business with a cap!
tal of 50,0jo. "
A map of Upolti, one of the Samoan isl
ands, published by The North German Ga
zette, shows that three-fourths of tbe island is
"Red-Nose"' Mike, the Italian convicted of
the inurdor of Paymaster McClure, near
w ilkesbai're, Fa., in June last, was sentenced
Monday to be hung. ,
The Alpine village of Ceillae, near Em
bruu, has been destroyed by Are, and 250
persons are homeless and exposed to the per
ils of cold and snow.
Mrs. Gen. Harrison's inaugural gown is
made entirely of American materials, and
the pattern was made expressly for her, lieing
a burr oak leaf on brocade silk.
Kelly & Lyon's flouring mills at Leaven
worth, Kan., were burned Mondav, at a loss
of $100,000, insured for $75,000, and at Musca
tine, Ia., Sunday night, a collar factory was
Mrs. D. B. Allen, daughter of the late Cor
nelius Vauderbilt, died Monday at New York,
aged 72, and Mrs. William U Marcy, widow
of the former secretary of state, died Sunday
in Paris, aged 86.
Professor Green, of the Minnesota State
Agricultural college, has proved by experi
ments that frosted wheat is good for seed,
aud that 40 to 50 ier cent , of that planted
will sprout ami grow.
Curtis Cromleigh, aged IS years, residing
near AndereMitown, Pa., committed suicide
Sunday night by shooting himself on the
church steps with a pistoL It is supposed he
had been jilted by a girl.
The president has vetoed the senate bill
granting a pension ta Edwin W. Warner,
also house hill granting pensions to Squire
Walter, Henry V. Bass, William Barnes.
John L. Lookoy and John McCool.
Jack McAuliffeanuouncesthathe w ill fight
Myer, the Streator "cyclone," anywhere with
ten men present on each side; in California,
if tbe Athletic club, of San Francisco, will
give a suitable purse, or at some place near
I OI K.
Joseph Berkowsky, a witness for the gov
ernment in a moonshine whisky case in Com
missioner Hoyne's court, at Chicago, was at
tacked by hi wife and another woman Mon
day morning iu an effort to iutimiilate bim
At Tupper lake, in the Adirondai-ks, Zeb
Wescott ami John Smith quaireled over a
game of cards and Wescott drew a pocket
knife and cut Smith's throat from car to ear,
causing instant death. The murderer sur
rendered to the authorities.
A Canadian Pacific Scheme.
BcffaLO, N. Y., Feb. 20. The Canadian
Pacific railway ba9 purchased charters held
by Lew iston parties for a bridge across the
Niagara river at that place, and had survey
ors employed surveying the old route. It is
thought a cantilever bridge, will be con
structed. TbcCauadian Pacific people are
seeking an outlet to New York, and the
building of this bridge nutans tliat they con
template securing control of the Niagara
Central railroad, connecting w it!i it at or
near Hamilton and making connection on the
American side with the Rome, Watertown
& Ogdensburg railroad.
King of the Moonshiners A rreMed.
Little Rock, Ark., Feb. 20. Ed Mc
Meriott, who for years has been recognized
as tbe "King of the Moonshiners," has been
arreted in Marion county. The details of
his capture are meager, but it is understood
that he was captui-ed only after a severe
fight wiib the sheriffs officers, and that he
received wounds w hich may prove fatal.
The Soldier and the Civil Service.
Wasuixgtox City. Feb. 20. Plumb and
Turpie both offered vesterdav as an
amendment to the detlcieucy bill a paragraph
providing that soldiers and sailors of the late
war and their widows aud orphans shall be
entitled to promotion on the civil service list
Laughed at Hla Sentence.
Wabash, Ind., Feb. 25. Sylvester Smith,
one of the most dariu2 forcers wu ever on.
ersted iu this state, was sentenced yesterday
to me norxuern prisou lor lour years. When
Judge Conner pronounced the sentence Smitb
laughed in his face as though expecting a
much longer term.
The Weather We May txpeet.
Washington City. Jan. 2&. The indications
for thirty-six hours from 8 p. in. sesterday are
as follows: For Illinois and Iowa Snow;
warmer w eal her; ariable winds, generally
easterly. For Michigan Fair weather, exoept
Ug'it local snows along the lakes: warmer;
easterly w inds. For Indiana Generally fair,
warmer weather; variable winds. For Wis.
conaln Fuir. warmer weather; southerly
Springfield, Ills., Feb. 26. There were
but about a doren senators present last even
ing at fha. reassembly of the senate, and no
business was dona Not more than fifty mem
bers of tbe bouse showed up, but they went to
work, tbe first business of importance done
being tbe receipt of a telegram from Bill Clerk
McCoy, at his home in Auburn, announcing
that there were twin boys at bis house and be
couldn't leave borne. A resolution was
unanmously adopted giving McCoy a
week's leave of absence because
of bis successful efforts at increasing the Re
publican majority. A bill was introduced to
prohibit the manufacture and sale of Intoxi
cants in this state, and also: to establish a
state veterinary lxar.l of five; to repeal the
section of the boycott law thut is objection
nble to be labor unions; to reduce tbe legal
rate of interest to 6 per cent. ; to punish the
sale of lwd meat and to regulate building
and loan associations, as to their profits
Chicago. Feb. SS.
Following were lh quotations on the
board of trade lo-dnv: W heat Xo. J March,
opened -L. closed $1. May. opened $U);
closed JUS; July, opene I closed 9 lc
Corn o. i March, nenea 8!sc. closed iMc:
April, opened 4'. closed iiV; May, opeucd
close J nv . Onu-No. 2 March, opened
. cJosod 5t4?: .May, opene I 7ic, closed
"H-WC: June, opened , closed 1'ork
--March, nnit , closrd fcli.tfi; May,
opened $11.40, cltwed $11.25; June, opened ,
dosed $11.35. 1-a id -March. oieuvd and closed
The Cnion stock yards reports tbe following
prioes: Hons Market opened active and
strong and prices 5(310o higher, light grades,
$4.r&t.M: rough packing, (4.u04.tt: mixed
lots, SM.&U<O; heavy packing an I shipping
lots. $i.6V&4.7U. Cattle Market barely steady;
beeves, $3.t34..1, COR. fl.&QJ.a; stooners
and feeders, .l it:l.40. Uheep Weak, lower;
muttons, SM-O'ta-W; westerns, Ji.iU&i.K;
Produce: butter Fancy Elgin" creamery,
CTc&S per lb.: fancy dairy, U&Kc: packing
stock, lU10Hc. lggs btrictly truah laid, 13
Uo: ice-house ttock 10c. Dressed
poultry Chickens. S&SJOo per pound: turkeys.
ll&Uu; ducks, ll tfloe. geese, (4i.JiUd7.UO per
doz. Potatoes Choice Burbanks. )M3ue per
ou.; Beauty of Hebron.a'gJijo; fcarly Kose.XDc.;
sweet potatoes, $l.1X&lb per LbL Apples
Choice greeuiugs, i.4jl.W per bbl. Cran
Ixerries ai.OOu.ou oer ouL
Naw York. Feb. 25.
Wheat-Quiet; No. 1 red state. J1.U8; No.
2 do, tl.00: No. i red winter March, a do
May, $1.0i Corn Steady; No. mixed
cash. Uic; do March, 8c; do April, 4c96c;
do Mar, 3Xo. Oate Steady; No, 1 white
state, c; No. do. 90c; No. 8 mixed March,
c; do May. 81o. Kye-OuiL barley
Quiet. Pork Dull; new mess, H2.&0312.T5.
Larl-March. $7X1; May. $7&L
Livestock: Cattle Market dull; common
to prime steers, 3.SOt.4S par 100 lbs; fat oxen
and bulls, f2.20a3J. Sheep and lambs
Firmer and higher; sheep, t4.00t6.00 per 100
lbs; lambs. fcS.Ttta TJO. Hogs-Nominally
ay Upland prairie, S?a.
Bay Tlmouu new fT8.00. "
Hay-WUd, te.JQ9 a.
rotavoos S"836c. - -
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used with safely, for. as Prof. Cornwall, of Princeton says,
Ivory Soap is very well made, no greasy fats being left iii it, VW
the alkali is thoroughly combined, so that it will net iivu're tb
most delicate article."
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represented to be " iust a; f oid 3- .
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