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2 .THE AKQtTS, TUESDAY, MAY ,2, 1893.
Highest of all in Leavening Power. Latest U. S. Gov't Report.
Supreme Court Decision Which
CO-EMPLOYE LIABILITY ON TRIAL.
Railway Companiri Not Responsible for
Injuries to Train Men Vt'hit-h Are the
Itesult of the Nc-gliitence or Creles
uess of l'ellow-Workmrii General Law
Superior to I.i,eal Law Chief Justice
f uller ami Justire Field Dissent.
Washington, May 2. The qnestioa of
the liability of a railroad corporation to an
: mploye for damages received wliiie in the
service of the company is one to be settled,
not by the local law in the state wherein
the cause of action arose, but by the gen
eral law upon the subject. Such is ths
substance of a decision by the supreme
court of the United States, the opinion be
ing read by Justice Brewer. The circum
stances of the case briefly were these: John
Baugh, a fireman in the employ of the Bal
timore and Ohio Railroad company, at Bel
laire, O., was injured in a collision between
the engine upon which he was employed
and a local train. The engine was a "help
er," and at the time of the collision was
running down hill light.
Charged It to the Engineer.
Baugh claimed that the injury received
ras due to the negligence of the engineer
ixl brought suit against the company in
the county court, whence it was trans
ferred to the United States circuit court
for the Southern district of Ohio on peti
tion of the railroad company. Trial of the
case resulted in a verdict and judgment
for the plaintiff in the sum of -', 700.
This result was iu accordance with the
rule laid down by the supreme court of
the state of Ohio governing the determina
tion of suits of this character where negli
gence of an employe of the company in
authority over a fellow employe is alleged.
The railroad appealed to the. United States
supreme court and Judge Brewer, after a
lengthy review of the principles applicable
to the case, said that the question upon
what is a matter of loc.il and of general
law and the extent to which in the latter
this court should follow the decision of
the f-tate court had often been prvseated.
Knocks Out Co-Km nloye Uirn.
The unvarying rule is that in matters of
the latter class this court while leaning
toward an agreement with the rulings of
the state courts always exercises an inde
pendent judgment , and as unvarying has
been the course of the decision in this court
that the question of the responsibility of
a railroad corporation for injuries caused
to or by its servants is one of general
law. The incidents of the partic
ular case prese ated were considered, and
Judge Brewer said that under the circum
stances the court was of the opinion that
the engineer was not acting in the capac
ity of vice principal of the company, but
as a 4 fellow-em ploye of the fireman and
that the company was not therefore liable
for the injury sustained by the latter.
Fuller and Field Uiasent.
The judgment of the circuit court was
reversed and the cases remanded for a new
trial. Justice Field dissented, presenting bis
views in a lengthy opinion couched in most
rigorous language, lie said that the ver
dict and judgment in the court below were
reached in conformity with the law as set
tled by the decision of the supreme court
of Ohio, and that was the law to control.
Chief Justice Fuller also dissented.
The LMWon-Ann Arbor Case.
The court advanced the case of Lennon.
the engineer imprisoned under the decis
ion of Justices Kicks and Taft in the Ann
Arbor railroad strika case. It also ad
vanced the case of Reagan against the
Fanners' Loan and Trust company.involv
ing the constitutionality of a law under
which the Texas railroad commission fixed
an arbitrary and low rate of charges. The
cases were set for argument the second
Monday of next October after the cases
already assigned for that date.
On motion of Josep Choate the court
announced that it would on Monday the
10th hear argument in a test case to be
made np to raise tne issue as to the con
stitutionality of the Geary Chinese exclu
German Lutheran Proceedings.
"Washington, May 2. At the session of
the Atlantic district of the German Lu
theran synod the removal of the Teachers'
seminary from Elmhurt, Ills., to Hoylton,
Ills., was favorably voted upon and a res
olution was adopted recommending the
establishment of the parochial school by
every church in the Atlantic district where
none are in operation and the immediate
opening of such schools by churches which
had abandoned them.
Crookedness at Sloox City.
SlOCX ClTT, la., May 2. There are signs
of crookedness in the recent failures at
this city. Assignee Hubbard, of the Un
ion Loan and Trust company, says the lia
bilities look like $6,000,000 instead of less
than $1,500,000, and that it is largely com
posed of indorsed paper made by the syn
dicate. Receiver Cheeley, of the Union
Stock yards, has repudiated a large quan
tity of paper on the ground that it was
signed without authority by the president.
Supposed to H Butchered His Family
ST. AUGUSTINE, Tex., May 2. John Hal
ton was found dead in his house, eleven
miles - from town, having been shot to
death. His wife and seven children are
missing. He has been insane for a num
ber of years and it is supposed he butch
ered his whole family, secretins their
bodies and then committed suicide.
CONDITION OF THE TREASURY.
National Debt IncKunl 1,7?fl,S19 Dor
inc the Month of April.
Washington, May a. The operations of
J the treasury department during the month
j of April, as indicated by the debt state
' ment, show a net increase in the public
' debt; of $3,Tio,S19.4i. The bonded debt de
creased $41,00S and the cash in the treas
ury decreased $4,147. ,'4.4(, the net result
being an increase of the debt. The interest
bearing debt increased $-"00. The aggregate
interest and non-interest bearing debt
April 30 was i'X2, 407,704. 13. March I!) it
The coin certificates and treasury notes,
offset by an equal amount of cash in the
treasury, outstanding at the end of the
month were $.",0 6,1)21 , a decrease of $1 ,
4)1,470. The total cash in the treasury
was $7.-G, 544,1 16, against which liabilities
were outstanding, including $t7,011,330.0s
gold reserve, amounting to $73-J,072.54'J.C3,
leaving an available surplus of 2l,4l,
During the month there was a decrease oj
tlfS.094,73.!M in gold coin and bars, the to
tal at the close of the month being $-Jb2,-2S3.359.08.
Of silver there was $41,7$$,
601.44, an increase of $4,424,300.15. Of the
surplus $16,095,203.02 was in national bank
depositories, against $15,954,641.74 the pre
The receipts for the month of April were
$2S,5,.l9,942.29 and expenditures $33,771,
365.73. In March the receipts were $34,437,
844,99 and expenditures $32,372.".97.73. Cus
toms receipts decreased from $19,6V4.S74.60
to $15,41$,637.53. The payments for pen
sions decreased from $13,S39,220.10 to $12,
ASSIGNMENT OF F. H. WEEKS.
Records on the Kail Field.
' Chicago, May 2. Following are the
scores recorded on League base ball fields:
At Philadelphia Philadelphia 2, Boston S;
St New York New York 9, Baltimore 6;
at Washington Washington 15, Brooklyn
1'; at St. Louis St. Louis 11, Louisville 1;
at Pittsburg and Cincinnati no games
lie Is Also Deposed from an Improve
ment Company Presidency.
NEW York, May 2. At a meeting of the
stockholders of vhe Land and River Im
provement company of West Superior,
Wis., held at Sullivan & Cromwell's oflice.
President F. H. Weeks, of Da Forest &
Weeks, was deposed. Mr. Weeks has made
an assignment for the lenent of his cred
itors. The company has a capital of $750,
000. De Forest and Weeks are a stock ex
A telegram from West Superior says
that Weeks' real estate there has been at
tached, but that the assignment affects
nothing but his personal holdings. lie has
been connected in an official capacity with
the West Superior Iron and Steel company
and the West Superior woolen mills, the
latter through the improvement company.
None of these is affected by the assign
ment. The latter company has assets val
ued at $17,500,000 and Weeks held one-seventh
of the same. Everybody at West
Superior is sorry for his bad luck and no
one is alarmed.
NEBRASKA IMPEACHMENT CASES.
Trials of Kx-State Officers Itefrnn at Lin
coln Intense Interest.
Lincoln, Xeb., May 2. The trial proper
of the impeachment cases against state and
ex -state officers has begun in the chamber
of the supreme court. The officers on trial
are Attorney General Hastings, Secretary
of State Allen, and Commissioner of Pub
lic Lands and Buildings Humphrey. The
only thing done was the argument of a
proposition of the state to file amendments
to the articles against ex-Attorney General
Lease. The defense antagonized this, but
the court took the matter under advise
ment. The amendments charge embezzle
ment and signing false vouchers. There is
intense interest in the trials.
May Day in Europe.
London, May 2. May Day was generally
observed by the workingmen of Kurope.
The men met and paraded in nearly every
city of importance. At Croningen, Hol
land, the paraders refused to disperse, and
the police charged them, wounding several
socialists. There was much disorder at
Marseilles owing to the flaunting of red
flags. The police were beaten and hussars
called out. A municipal counsellor and a
police commissioner were severely l-aten
by the rioters and several soldiers and po
licemen roughly handled. There were also
serious disturbances at Lyons.
The Cieruian Army Rill,
BERLIN. May 2. The Berliner Tageblatt
announces that the negotiations between
Chancellor Von Caprivi and the Progres
sive members of the centre regarding cler
ical support for the army bill have ended.
Freiherr Von Hoiningen-Huene will, it is
understood, propose a motion to reduce the
government demand to 30,000 men for the
first year and the government will not
object to this motion. The Tageblatt
states that a majority is thereby assured
for the measure as amended.
A Hold Thief Quickly Cauglit
KANSAS ClTr, May 2. J. H. Kussell en
tered a restaurant, knocked down Miss
Irene Burt (the proprietress) with his fist,
and then grabbed her satchel, which con
tained two certificates of deposit with the
National bank of Kansas City for $5,'-00
and $61 in cash. She also bad about $700
worth of diamonds in the satchel. Officers
quickly overhauled the thief.
A Victory for Labor Unions.
CINCINNATI, May 2. In the case of Su
perintendent Davis, of the Edison Electric
Light company, charged with discharging
a man because he belonged to a labor union,
the defense moved to quash on the ground
that if the law had been plainly interpreted
it was unconstitutional. Judge Gregg de
cided that the law was constitutional and
overruled the motion.
Everybody Went to Chicago.
Springfield, 111., May 2. For the first
time in late years the business in the state
offices was actually suspended on account
of a legal holiday, in honor of the World's
fair opening. It has been customary to
transact business behind closed doors and
under the . date of the following day, but
no business was transacted.
Farther Cat in Fair Bates.
DENVER, May 2. The roads leading to
Chicago have announced a $40 round trip.
This morning the Denver and Rio Grande
were selling tickets for $35 for the round
trip. The rate will be $30 before night.
WAS IT A MURDER?
The Sudden Taking Off of
HER FATHER TAKES HER BODY HOME
And Says He Is Convinced Tha-t She Was
Foully Slain Doctors Also of the Same
Opinion, bat Chicago Police Believe It
Suicide The Suspected Man, Seen at
New York, Admits Taking the Girl to
Chicago, May 2. Xew light has been
thrown on the tragic death of Rose Berg
hold, who was found in a room at the
Southern hotel with her throat cut from
ear to ear. The arrival of the girl's father.
Captain Berghold, who is a member of the I
Xew York police force, gave to the police J
additional evidence in the case. Captain
Berghold said that the young woman had
left home April 12, and he had not since
known of her whereabouts until he re
ceive notice of her death in Chicago.
"She wrote us a letter the day after she ;
left telling us not to worry; that she had
decided to support herself," testified the
captain. ''She took with her $l,ft)0. which
she had on deposit in a savings bank."
Believes His Daughter Was Murdered.
The fact that only $22 was found in the
woman's effects in her room causes the
police to believe that her consort had dis
appeared with the greater portion of the
$1,600. Captain Berghold is firm in the
belief that his daughter was murdered for
her money. In substantiation of his
opinion the captain gave in detail a de
scription of the man who has hitherto
been known as Alexander, and in whose
company Rose Berghold went to the
Southern hotel. "I have every reason
to believe that this man is
none other than William Alex
ander Cornell, who has been a friend of
my family for years. He is an attorney
having an office at 17 East One Hundred
and Fifteenth street, Xew York. He was
a schoolmate of my son and had eaten at
my table countless numbers of times. I
never suspected that an attachment exist
ed between him and my daughter, nor do
I believe any member of my family
.i i . i . . . i i t . t
shown to the contrary. I lirmly believe
that he is concerned in my daughter's
Opinions of Physicians.
Physicians who have examined the
frightful cut across the girl's throat are of
the opinion that it is a case of murder and
that the murderer must have pulled back
his victim's chin with his left hand while
she was asleep and then bv a powerful
muscular effort severed the jugular. The
instrument used was a keen-edged razor,
which was found loosely held in her hand.
That of itself suggests murder, for if the
woman had wielded the blade herself it
would have failen from her fingers.
Police Think It a Suicide Case.
1 hough the Chicago polic e do not ignore
the idea they are inclined to think that the
girl committed suicide. This seems to be
a likely theory and no evidence to the con
trary has jet been secured. The police are
making extra efforts to find Cornell. Cap
tain Berghold and his son-in-law, J. M.
Willctts, have taken the body of the girl
back to Xew York.
THE SUPPOSED ALEXANDER.
He Says He Took the Girl to Chicago
and Left Her There.
Xkw York, May 2. Before Captain
Berghold left here for Chicago to bring his
daughter's body home from the Southern
hotel there, where she was found dead with
a vicious cut across her throat, he said he had
no doubt that the "Alexander" mentioned
in Chicago dispatches was a protege of
his, a young fellow whom he had cared for
from infancy, whose education he hail pro
vided for and for whom he bad secured an
appointment to the West Point Military
academy several years ago, and whose
name was William Alexander Cornell.
Cornell has been found in this city. Re
ferring to the tragedy he said: "Yes, I took
her to Chicago at her own solicitation
She said she was tired of living at home. I
left her at the Southern hotel and I don't
know what happened after I left there.
She often spoke of suicide" Cornell is mar
ried and has one child.
Drowning of 1 20 Slaves.
LONDON, May 2. A despatch from Zan
zibar brings news of the drowning of 120
slaves by the capsizing of an Arab dhow,
in which the captives were being conveyed
south of Madagascar.
THE CUBAN REVOLUTION.
Rebels Capture the Fort at Gibara Span
ish Troops Active.
Xew York, May 2. The Times' special
from Key West, Fla., says: "The schooner
Lillie has arrived here from Gibara, Cuba,
and reports the Cuban flag floating over
the fort there. The revolutionists number
1,100 and are in possession of the city. A
schooner arrived there from San Domingo
on April 29 with men and ammunition for
the revolutionist army. Expeditions are
being fitted out in Jamaica and San Do
mingo under the direction of General Que
sadt for the southern provinces. The Span
ish troops are also very active."
Great Strike of Mill Hands.
London, May 2. A.great labor struggle
has begun at Dundee. The mill owners
at that place recently notified the opera
tives that a reduction would be made in
their wages. The mill hands refused to
accept the terms of the masters and 10,000
operators went out on a strike. Several
mills have been compelled to close in con
sequence. Young Women's Christian Association.
Toledo, May Z. The Young Women's
Christian association has closed its inter
national convention here. The most im
portant thing done by the convention was
to take steps to organize a World's asso
ciation to take in the eastern countries of
the Old World.
One of Tiffany's Exhibits.
New York, May 2. A chapel, complete
in all its appointments, is among the ex
hibits sent by the Tiffany Glass and Decor
ating company to the World's fair. The
chapel is constructed of white marble, in
laid with gold and precious stones. One
of the windows is considered a representa
tive piece of American stained glass. It
contains an adaptation of a Madonna, by
Bathcelli, with the divine infant on her
knee, surrounded by seven angels with
Edwin Booth Decidedly Better.
Xew YORK, May 2. Edwin Booth is de
cidedly better. Reports of a sinking spell
were false. His physicians say he is
brighter than at any time since his recent
Ward, the base ball man, and Helen
Dauvray, his wife, have separated a second
A alight shower of rain, the first in
fifty-eight days, has fallen in Paris.
Singing birds are the great pets of the
pope. In the library at the Vatican a num
ber of songsters are kept in cages. Their
twittering never seems to disturb Leo
XIII., although it is in this apartment that
many of his receptions take place and some
of his discourses are given.
George Washington's inauguration as
first president of the United States, April
30, 104 years ago, was commemorated in
Xew York by a parade of patriotic bodies
and services in St. Paul's church.
The first railway in Siam, connecting
Bangkok, with the port of Paknam, at
the mouth of the Menan river, has been
opened for traffic by the king.
The body of Charles, the eldest son of
the poet 1-iongfellow, was cremated, only
R. 11. Dana, of Boston, witnessing the
In the thirty-eighth annual report of the
registrar general of Scotland, which has
juet been issued, it is stated that in the
middle of the year under review ()S'.'2) the
estimated population of Scotland was
4,003,4."2; of those l,ft.'40l were males and
Mr. Eustis, the United States ambassa
dor to France, has arrived'in Paris.
The king and queen of Greece live in
very simple style, cheerfully adapting
their expenses to the impecunious plight
of the country, and his majesty often
"boards the tram" when he wants to run
down to the port (the famous Pirteus) at
For the first three months of the present
year British imports show a decrease of
Jtl3,rJl,4--0 and the exports a decrease of
Obitnaiy: At Xew York, Henry Regi
nald Astor Carey, of Xewport. At Mem
phis, Captain Thomas R. Bowman, an old
steam boatman, aged 75. At Charleston,
S. C, General B. 11. Rutledge, aged C4. At
Berlin, Herr Hanauer. imperial secretary
of the department of justice.
The duke of Connaught has been ap
pointed to the rank of general.
The Xational Bank of Australia, at Mel
bourne, has failed because of a heavy run,
over $30,000,(J of deposits having ljeen
withdrawn since April 1. The liabilities
iu the colonies are estimated at $37,500,000
and the assets at .V),000. (M;.
The Canadian Pacific railway has issued
instructions that American currency of all
descriptions, including silver, be accepted
at par over its entire system.
Nicaragua is iu the throes of a revolu
tion. A serious battle in which S00 men were
killed is reported to have t:tk-n plnce "iii
Rio Grande do Stil, Brazil. The losses
were equally divided Iktwtvu the govern
ment troops and the revolutionary army.
Both sides claim the victory.
Edward Schuster A; Co.'s dry yoods store
-at Milwaukee has been burned, can-ins a
loss of t:oo,OiK.
Navjiis Mirrei.der : .Murderer.
Drr.AM.ci, Colo., May 2. The Xavajos
have Mirreii leieii to Agei.t I'uumier tue
Indian who murdered Trader Welch.
The muiiutvr coiilessed that he killed
Welch. He said: "Welch had been my
enemy for a long time because 1 owed him
money. We were always quarreling."
He puts in a self-defense claim, but no oae
Harper Is a Free Man.
Cincinnati, May 2. E. L. Harper, who
has spent six years in the penitentiary for
wrecking the Fidelity Xational bank, and
who was pardoned by President Harrison,
has returned to his home in llartwell, ac
companied by his wife. The meeting be
tween Harper and his children was most
Expected to Itcturn to Work.
Xelsonville, O., May 2. In pursuance
of the action taken at Columbus in order
ing a strike all the miners in the Hocking
valley are idle. About 20,000 men are af
fected by the order, but it is thought they
will return to work inside of a week.
Arable Land In Great Ilritian.
Arable land in Great Britian has
steadily diminished in amount dur
ing the last 20 years to the extent of
more than 2,000,000 acres, but this
diminution does not apply to Scot
land, where there has been an actual
increase of 78,000 acres. On the
other hand, the area under grass has
increased in greater proportion than
the arable land has diminished,
owing to reclamations and exten
sions. Gardener's Chronicle.
Don't be deceived by ignorant,
unscrupulous fakirs and confi
dence men, assuming to offer
"Indian Remedies," and who
pretend that theirinostrums are
made by the Indians.
and other Klckapoo Indian
Kemedies are THE OMIGEXt.
ISE ISDIAX EES EDI ES BADB
AND SOLD IN AMEBIC!.
The word Klckapoo Is copy
righted and they dare not steal
Be snre vou get "Klckapoo Remedies"
and that erery bottle or package bears tkls
tac-aunlls igaatar this i
Distributing Afents, 0S1 Grand Ave., New
Uaveai, Ct. These genuine Indian Bsmedles are
But peddled but are sold at all drug stores.
Bead three S-c. stamps to pay pest
ut. and mm will mall Toa free a
thrllllns sad IbUsmIt taterestiac book ef US
paces, entitles "LIME AM S L.M.S AJsOMs
HK kit KArUO IKVIANS."
Toils all about the Is disss.
-House Raising and Moving-
liaising brick buildings especially
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