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§^rnrsney 111 1 !s !l A 1 K V I S A n n S K O U ,K^T PHHVBD WHBX in: w_ A'I MIO\V.\F'S HBARIM I II! uixlM-s nail nml. Wttn Iti oiviie mill loiict. Will He Filled l.iili'i' on ,|M. li 11 rr«" Vlolutl.-m II I iilied S Male* Statute. s.SJi Washington. May M.—Jacob Sehleser vjhoxey, the chief of the Coxey army, is vS'i'l''1' ""Ivst' iml t,1(' t* ire Ioai«'is of the .Moment which culminated at the capi grounds yesterday will have to »itswer to the courts fop the part they in yesterday's disturbance. Curl Jirowt.e, Christopher Columbus .Tunes ,^11(1 Coxey will be arraigned before Judge filler in the police court. The charge Jipiii.sl them will be violation of tire ,'1'nited States statutes. The arrest of o\ey took pkue to-day the police uft on information tiled against him '|jt night. The three men have a eon d» r.'ible array of Populist, lawyers to J3 .fend tiiem, their counsel including Rep ''£jnt Uives Pence of Colorado, linker of ^viinsas, Ive.n of Nebiaska. Itoen of ''jUinwsota and Adjt. (ieft. Tarsney of k nlorado, a brother of Representative of Missouri. Counsel asked iwt $500 in cash be accepted in lieu of ul estate bail for Coxey'a uppea ranee, 1 it the judge refused to accept it, and J..i D\ey and ,Knes were taken to the po ,'f] e station. "J| Marillo Ricker. a feminine attorney of rffi is city, came forward to offer bail for 'J» en. Coxey. but Assistant District At ruey Mulloney remind.*d her of a pro sum of the 1 iw which forbids attorneys -j§1 i signing bail bonds. Subsequently rank Hume, a whole-ale grocer, signed W' e bond for Coxey and Jones. Representative Johnson (De:e.. uli i Jj. eatcd a sensathn of brief duration ia iji i house shortly after it assembled by uoducing a resolution calling for a lS. tgusdonal investigation of the beating citizens by the police during the t'ov-y treiistriilion at the capita!. He urged as a question of privilege, declaring at the offense occurred en the eapitol ouinis and purported to be in defense members of congress. Speaker Crisp led that the resolution did not present a lestion of personal privilege, and ruled out of order. Mr. Johnson a*'*•••! i niuious consent to immediately "n Jer the resolution, but there wis .t orus of objections, and the unt n is thus suunuarily kilJe.!. Les Moines, May 4.- Kelly's army i eak up here. The call issued t- al1 boring men asking tliein to meet and urch to the eapitol with the demaud it (iov. Jackson secure a train brought (satisfactory results. When the hour for the march to the state house ar cd only forty men were in line, but on i' way more were added, and a total "0 men climbed the long llight of stair ?ps and Hied into the governor's reeep ui room. (Jen. Weaver man died at the ad of the column and ailed as muster ceremonies. 'Jov. .lai-ksou said that he had niv••!! i' matter the grawst eonsiderstH n, lie ferred to the events since flic tire army idled Council liluffs, and rend a let re laid written to President Cable, of the i:ek Island railroad, requesting that ial to furnish a train to Davenpor' esident Cable leplied offer of Mr. Cable was hard work they hoprd to g«t sullicient to last over to-morrow, Hiere yeems small hope that the army 'H scenic transportation out of Lesf ^loines, and as the greater part of the •u assert that they will walk no •'her, the authorities anticipate the '•leaking up of ihe army here. *ov. •hiekson spent the day iti endeavoring to ure a train to the Mississippi with a tw 1 1 to following his scheme, b'if has tie hope of success. Washington, May 5. Jacob oxey his lieutenants, Carl Browne .tud I'istopher Colunibu? Jones, were star 'ractions in the district police court !'ere they were arraigned for violation the eapitol grounds act on May 1. court room was Idled with speeta- s Populist members of congress con futing a notable part of the assem- 1 -i.tro. Attorneys Ilyman and 1 ii be appeared for the defendants in the i liminary proceedings and raised the •i-ue of the constitutionality of the law* •cider which their clients were arrested. 'dge Miller, after arguments closed, erruled the objections of counsel lw Mi defense to the information, the judge "Iding that the eapiiol grounds act was ustitutionnl. He also denied Coxey a -i"jcial trial. The trial may 'uing. ''l"''k a detail .,f .".(mi mostly nierhaiiics of more or less experi ence, picked o of the army, left the camp under the leadership of (Jen. Kellv marched three abreast to the phcce where the lumber had been delivered and began the work ol building Hat boats. On the way they sang -'Marching Through »(oigia, and while crossing the river struck up •Thery'u one more river to cross." They set to work with groat eagerness and before noon at least twen ty five boats were In process of bui.ding. IVelJy explained that it was the first chance his men had had t» Tork, ea'd he was very proud of the impression they made in this role. The first boat was completed, pitched and was launched. e cheers were given for the first evi dence of the Kelly navy. After plying around for a short time (Jen. Kelly'and the two women who joined the army at Omaha got into the boat with four of his uien as polemen, and, amid great cheer ing began the journey down the river to test Us ability to float the navy. The trial trip was pronounced a success. To morrow most of the boats will be finished. Meanwhile a committee is going ahead calling on the farmers and the people of towns near the river to m«et them as they float down and supply them with food. The prospects are that the river will be lined wit.fi people and carriages all the way down, as the country is thiddy settled and by prosperous people. Kelly expects to reach Ottumwa, about ninety miles down, on a i e e a s i that he would insport one-half of them if the St. Paul id would carry the other half, Later said e e v e n i n sin i lied. lie then read requests he had ide to all lowa trunk lines, and the re sals from each road to carry the men less than full fare. la conclusion .j •v. Jackson said: 'I will lay this matter before the ox itive council of the state and see what a be done. There is only one hope, -id that is of securing sufficient funds carry these nun to the Mississippi er unless Kelly will take a route down river by way of Cincinnati." A committee appointed to confer w:th y found the general in a mood a.- i)t almost any ]iroposition. If 1 am furnished railroad franspor: i n to the Mississippi," he said, "I will 'ept it gladly. 1 hud expected to go by t.v of Chicago, but if I cannot I will 1 the next best thing. We can go down river to the Ohio, and then follow it stream up toward Washington By means 1 aiu certain I '-an reach the 'tional capital." 'iov. Jackson was informed of Kelly S 1 ''ision, and immediately effoits will made to get the ni":i nit of l)es Moines. Many of the industrials had :i"tl:ing 1 but bread for breakfast, and only pound- of rn at were secured lor din- r, but the citizens' 'onnnittee said tlirtt tliis les Moines, May 7. Preparations foi K lly'a final leave taking is under way. f'crly this morning lumber began to be delivered at a point below th& conflu -ueo of Moines l-'iv" of the second day, bin will hardly do so b/ the fourth da\. ... o i n lt e*"ft Sli I'll V .. ^litin.. 1 piece of noiisf use. ami regard fa i, the only pu -iMc .nit. :ne. iTTSO\ |. iiM a l-' i I :i I !»e V' lmle. 11-.on i !P I pui/ «t -.f dead, i -frong under ni]atiy H. i-'i nnid new, 1 i 'nil.lie! Sheriff he stl :i ,m: is cn rent Third making Free, v,* ar. fo' y 7. a o ",-,i o by i'.- -r Virginia, t) M: Mesaba rang, aiet, bui tli -re is of cxeiti iMcnl. egiim-nt, is on i I W o euUlp n i e .- er ing ing a P'l'lai dint of Rii hard ting J-Y* sible 1 trouble Dcputv Sheriff says the• strik en! v wiit- o i s i n a i e e i s u o n o a u li militia Thrcai i' againsi the 111 I I ,,, I .I 1J, i i i ,ive before -tart ir.- being made by •I \V. Laut, ,resi and IJecorder llal I•••!: i they took in get w a a nd it is irnpos 1 e the i here arc -rate mi hs im i: in a I.lnl* roi:i lllapes Krom Swede 1'rnlflc W'ltli I.c** I* .Johnson, Swede Prairie, Minn., May 7. (Jnitc a -tir was created here last week by the elop.-nieut of Ivuma l.undstr.'in, a girl of 111 e e young family 1' i- s o u e i the gir elare night in a small -»i i .art drawn by a I. i. bv i ir tracks, which first w v i!.. r: north, then west again, it w -Te anxious to mislead pursuers. If is believed that they are journeying northward, but up to this time nothing definite has been learned. Hol Kiiiiiiil In lit]ffnIii lllv»r. Wi: i ipeg Junction, Minn., May two iHld o!i He wore: a with large pocket SHU5J and He hail on a hem bllskies. The 1 od 1 I .• a i .iehns ci, a, i-. !.«'r 'he Lundstrom i'.-ri, thai .^img John I !!nfair means to induce v. i'h him, and some de had gene i far as to make refiis'"! l'hey started one 7. T!:- decomposed body of a man proba Scandinavian tnenty-tive to thirty uld, el "in shaven and sindy hair, •et nine lies high, weight abo'it ounds, w t' lind in the Buffalo i!f ruilea ea.«t of •cottcn suit of .-hecks, had in his a penny cut in two. y pair of shoes with shows signs of being time. Coroner l. C. V in waler for some l»:.uow of Moorhead held a mortem examination on the remain-. He i* buried A I'ruinliiflit lln»lm»»» Mini Heanl. i ..- unati( May 7. Hon. '.1 heodo v Cook died ai, his Clifion home ,to-day after an illness lasting e'.cn weeks. lie v.as sixty-ti\o years old. Mr. Cook was prominent in business in Cincinnati, hav ing been president of the fourth National bank, president of the chamber of com mei -e. president of the Cincinnati South ern railway and a member of the state legislature, lie \vas prominent in Demo cratic polities, "nd has served as dele gate in state aud nMional conventions. inl One Knanil. Mempins. Tenn., May 7. -Jimmy i "asey of Memphis and Jimmy Slav in of Aus tralia, a coii,.,in of prank Slavin, the lieinv-weight, fought on th- Arkansas side of tie- river cstcrday for a purse of asey weighed about 1-.~ and Slavin 1 IT*. The tight was one-sided, as Slavic was whipped before he entered 'he Bing and ma.de a miserable showing. Casey put him mr in the tjr-t round in ab 'i' i minute and a half IIIIiihIM Bloomington, 111.. May 7. state Prohibition Cinven»ion adjourned t.-d::y. The following non-inathv.is were made: I'nited Sta'es senator, l.r, J. !. Kvans ot Abingdon: state treasurer, J. W. Prkibaugh. Mackii av. state ^uporin fei dent of public, scl.o.n-, N. T. Kdwurds, K' w?nee. S. fl. i'iiuUou (nndiilttte. Washington, May 7.-Friends of B. S. Coulson of Yankton, S. I„ placed an ap plication on tile at the treasury depart ment to-day to have him appointed super vising inspector of steam vessels for the South Dakota district. CIiIcuko Defenta New York. New Haven, ('onn., May 7 —The an neal Yale chess tournament has been woo t.v Charles S Bonsall of Chicago, de eat in" ss N w Yurk ri,y in the decisive contest Bonsall is a senior of the law school. I E O N K S S O K N skvi:h\i, cni!,niiR\ n AT ST. JOSEl'll, MO. Their Iii:ipi»earttii« •. Wl.ieli llrnin ill Itroiid l):iyliK|,t. I.cikIs IN-ople to llclie vo Tim u t.jinj of Kiil iuuuts Im at Work. St. .Joseph, Mo., May 7.—The police are Working on the theory that an organized bend of kidnapers is at. work in litis city. In addition to the mysterious disuppe.ir iUiee of W. H. arrion, a wdl known tiayding man. and two little daughters oil St. Patrick's day, the disappearance of thiee other small children are now re pnted. Yesterday afternoon Mrs. Cav'n i"" little daughters left home to gather i s. At night they failed ivppcnr, «ii u although a search for them has In-en k«pt up ever since, nothing in the nature ol a clue to their whereabouts has been d.sc\ered. Besides these, one other child is also missing. All are under the age ot twelve years. The.-c inystcrious disappearances, the strangest part of which is that they all occurred in broad da\light, have so alarmed parents that lottle ones are guarded with the uiuiost zeakusness. WH)Kl»llH.\l) STORM, •ircnt Dniutme llonc Illinois. hi--ago. May 7 to good judges. There are mam i i,- who look upon the river journey .• In l«wti nmt Kepoi t- dlow i thai Saturday's storm was more wid- i sjiread than nt tirst reported. At Pair bury, HI., great trees, fences and weak structures were leveled to the groiin 1. Signs in the business p'rl of ilie town were torn loose and hurled through the glass fronts. The front of K. P. Chap man's agriultural warehouse w. s en thely blown cut and some of the stock ii\,tiled, (ireat damage was done in the vicinity of Aurora. 111. Maine ,-tation, fear Albia. Iowa, was visited by a y i r.e and heavy hail which cam-ed much dam ge. One woman was so badly in jured that h» di*'d t»-day. iver a iio cn i hot ses were blown down ami much ilani age done fruit and small grain. In the vicinity of Cerro (Jordo, III., 'he wind as- sunx the proportions of a small cyclone, tearing roofs from some houses, and cx i t» nsive|y damaging others. At Sheflicld, 111., the l'aitt caused th" roof entrances of many mines to envo in. closing the mines an s .i]»ping work temporarilv. JIAIW SK'KKRS. i\ctit»s of l.iitl.Ty ('itiiccrii* t:i at Honl. Kansas City, May 7.—Almost every II .il brings a score of letters addressed to the public officials by the victims of swindling lottery concerrs, each of which has been doing an extensive business across the Mate line, under the pretense of being the successor to the ex-located Louisiana lo ttery company. The letters ci me from all sections of the I'nited i States and Canada, and victims all tell I the same story of how they have been i di ed by nicely worded circulars of win i ing fortunes by the turn of the wheel. [Tie principal concerns mentioned 'u the n plaint are: The Louisiana Lottery i'Viipanv of Ne\. Orleans and Kansas i City and th" P. Pox A Co.. .also claiming to be a Louisiana lottery. Their business i is carried on through the express corn i p.iries, and the winnings, the complain ing writers say. they are unable to get, though they had long ago paid for their I ti'-ketS. W WTKD KliHl WHi:itt:. i Alfred W. Seymour, the Absconder, S.'ilil to He mi I'iIoiikIvc Forger. Minneapolis, May 7. -The polite hive i re utly learned that Alfred W. Seymour. 1 the al sconding bookkeeper for the lum bei tirm of (Ishorne i\: Clarke, wh ft the city April 11. after using the name i of that concern unite extensively to his i own profit in indorsing cheeks which had oinc in in the mail, is a man of ni.iy i till: cs .uid is sought for by the police of K nsas city. Sioux City and several other Western towns. Sheriff Davenport of Sii,x City is in Minneapolis looking up Siyni-M.r's record, and says the man is wantid for ing 1 wo forged checks of S1 KiHi an 1 ."j!!,still in that eitv ui Anril l-'rec Triitlc I.omch fround. Paris, May 7. Mr. (iladstone has writ ten to the president of the political econ my -oeiety of thi ciiy praising the ef forts made by the society to bring about tiee trad". In his letter Mr. (iladstone says lie regrets that free trade has lost gna nd during the past thirty years. He concludes by declaring that he believes that (ireat Britain will preserve and pa tiently await the day winn experience, combined with reason, will again convert men to this established economic truth. Ifcrliert In Coming Went. Washington, May 7. -Secretary Her bert left Washingtcn to-day on a trip to the ire Island navy yard and th» naval station on Puget s und. With tins setntury were hi- daughters. Miss Her bert, and Mrs. Micou his niece, Miss Pditli Buell. arid his naval aide, Lieut. Btid. The party probably will be ab nt about a moti'li. and on the way Ihe Paeiti" coast w:il visit the Y'eilow bti no Park nd otlo points of interest. Klnnlor ttnd Wheat Ie*troyed. iraud Porks, N. D.. May 7. The N« i thw t( rn elevator at Ardech. with 1 "),(•1.1 bushels of wheat, burned Tiitirs dav night. The building anil entire eon tirts were destroyed. The horses x,ere s veil. There were several car loads of wheat side tracked that would have been consumed but for the thoughtfulness of men who moved them by haul out of i srer. One car was burned. Salt for a Note. Sioux Falls, S. P.. May 7.—Arthur C. PI illips is the defendant in an interest ing suit now on trial in .Judge Jones' court on a note given by Phillips to the Union Trust company for f.'i.Ol'O. The note fell due last July, but Phillips re fuses to pay on the ground that he was induced to sign the note through mis representations made by C. 10. Johnson, at that time secretary of the company. TH K A K Iv KT5. U»oit«t folia From (rnltt otiri I.lft Live Stock Center*. Chicago, May 7.—"Wheat May. "-S .Tclv. (Klc. Corn—May, .'57 7-V: .1 ul -. .ia i 2c. (lata—Mil v. .'15 l-4c Jul.-, 30 1 -4c. Minneapolis, May 7. Wheat il iy oftned at 00 7-Sc highest, 0O7-8c low est, (»0.'5-4c doing, 0 7-Se July open. 1 at Gil-lie: highest. Gl. l-l'c lowest, G'lc eli ding, (il i-S September opened at 553-8c higln t, 5S).'»-Sc lowest, r»l)c clcsing, 5t)c. On track- No. 1 hard, G-Tl-LV \o. 1 Northern, G2- _• N,,rtl eiM. GO l-2e. Chicago, May 7.—Cattle—Prime to ex tra native steers, ,$4.50a-l.7r» medium, $4.Ha 1.25 otlurs, $'».s5a4: Texans, $.'.STa4.1o. Ilogs- Rough heavy, .4."»0a 4.H packers and mixed. $5.irar.2.j prime heavy an butcher weig'its. ^ri.2.1a 5.1?0 assorted light, .5a.20aa.2r, St. Paul. May 7. 11 Her Fbcc Purnlysetl. Mil "eaiiolis, May 7. The chance- for the recovery of Miss Vivn Castle, who was shot by Mary Blake in the Postal cafe Tuesdiy evening, are not as bright as some of the publish* reports would seem to indi ute. The left side of her face is paralyzed, as well as a portion of the right side of her body. She is no wi. iso to-day than die has bcri. and wlilo there :uv possibilities i i ,.f !,. r.^- covery the chances are rather rn!'a\ora blo than otherwise. KeihTimil FiiIIm lmlictment». Itidw *vmI Falls. Minn.. May 7. 'i'lie grind jury to-day brought in indict m-nts .•.gainst Ebb Watson. ieorge Hohrer and T:. S. (irant for s. wing wild mustard on the farm of J. H. Powers. The same pities ""eie indicted for grand larceny in the first degnv for stealing wh 'at Mr. Olsmith. (ieorge S. Davi- w.is iia'ii ted for selling over »H) bushels of ii«i tg::gcd wheat, and Albert Seathly for giaml larceny in tl»*" second degree. Hunker Secnren Hull. Chicago. May 7.-Frank It. Meadow en. fls. senior iremb"r 01 the bunking firm of Meadow* roft Bros., was released from the county jail 011 bonds of 5f4,000 at noon to-day. Mr. Meadowcroft had nothing to say in regi.rd to the iarga made in the indictments, but was most indignant over his arrest at an hour "when it was i. possible to secure bends men. A Child'* Snd F'ntP. V.'t-t Fnion. Iowa. May 7.—As James (Vrtoll, residing near Castalla, was burn ing corn stalks on his farm, lie bean! his little six-year-old son, who had ac companied him. scream and saw the child enveloped in flames. Before he could reach the spot the boy was so badly burned that he died in a short tune. (itven Four Yea rn for Anon, St veils Point, Wis.. May 7.--Henry Kolloek and sui of Almond, who w»ro coi victed of arson, xvere denied a n?w. trial by Judge Webb yesterday. They' wire s-entenoed each to four years' im prisonment in the state penitentiary. After receiving their they both deeh red they were innocent of the crime. A Flue location for It. Hot Springs, S. D.. Mav 7.— im- Ti av oids' Protective Association of America at its meeting in Milwaukee in June will decide upon a location for their sanitari um It "will be an immense building and cost in the neighborhood of $100,000. and this city is iking an effort to e ure it, with fair prospects of success. llrnkemiitt I'liincroy Killed. Jamestown. N. D.. May 7. Charles Pomeroy ot Fargo was instantly killed in the yards soon after midnight, by his train breaking in two. Pomeroy was a brakcnian, twenty-five years old. and the only support of his mother and family of five children. I'olMoned Her liil*!. Wntcrford, Wis.. May 7. Mrs. L,l» wards, wife of Dewitt Fdwards, a wealthy farmer, poisoned her len-y ir-oM rghter and hi'"self. The poison was placed in chocolate. The child died, but the woman's life was sttved. Mrs. Ed wards was insane aid will be plciid iu an asylum. Dnmafce Front llnll and Rain. Bird Island. Minn., May 7. N O U U O I A K S E N Tl 1'1'LE BET\Via tiHRIlS MOD OF lOl.KHS. 1 ogs aalOc higher Quality good market opened slow yards will clear at about $5aa.10. Cattle steady good demand. Prime steers, $:.2aa.".7a good steers, $:!a.".ca prime cows. S2.aOa 2.75 good cows, $2.25a2.50 common to fair cows. 5Hl.25a2.15: light veal calves. $*»a4: heavy calv s, Jj2».'i: stockers. .l.7a a2.5» feeders, 5j»2.2au.*i.25 bulls, !jl aOa 2.2a. stops A big hail storm visited this stction last night, ac companied by the heaviest rainfall for a short time ever known here two aud one fourth inches in forty minutes. Crops are considerably injured. I) 1111 ige is esti mated at 1 per ccut. A $10,000 I'fKlitninjr Bolt. 'Winnebago City, Minn., May 7. -Dur ing last night's storm lightning struck the barn of (J. W. Debbie, living five miles southwest of bore, killing seventeen head of cattle, eight horses and consuming hay, grain and machinery. The kss is about $10,000: 110 insurance. Ole Ih Shy a I,k. Fcrgu: Falls. Minn., May 7 Ob- Steen* nul ::nd brother w"ie out hunting. Th »y got cut of percussion caps, so the brother tiied a. parlor match to explode the charge. It went off too soon and Oh caught it in the leg. Amputation wi be ne essry. Safe IlloivinK nt Red Vt'iijft. Red Wing. Minn.. May 7. -A safe in tho Diiluth, Red Wing Southern depot was blown open last night. About $100 pnd some papers valuable to the company, but useless to burglars, were se tired. Could Not AGreo. Madison, Wis., May 7.—The jury in the case of the government vs. ox-Baaker A. A. Cadwallader of West Superior, an nounced that is was unable to agree on a rcrdict. Wll A At I^ennt One Hundred SliotM Are Fli«id l»y the (•utirdm In Foun dry, but as Far tt* Known Worn* of the lUotern Are Injured. Ch-volund, May 7.—A lively fight oc cnn ed at the Standard foundry where a strike litis bee 1 in progress for several weeks. Ever since the trouble began the non-union moulders who took the places of the strikers have kept a cou stunt watch on the building. Yesterday i afternoon about 2,000 idle men assembled in the vicinity. An assault was made i upon the building, a volley of stones and other missiles being hurled at the wiu- (iews. The guard* inside, who were urn cd with Winchesters, opened lire on the crowd, and the battle raged for fully 1 fifteen minutes before the police arrived. It is said that at least Itml shots were fired. A large force of polite was sum moned as soon as the trouble was re ported and the mob was dispersed. The oflieers have leen trying to ,ascertain if anjbody was shot, but thus far have been unable to find any one w ho was injured. SOI.DIKRS* IfOMIC Flss. Ir \c«niith *Inken (burse* Against the ^IiiniiKi'mi'nt. Sioux Falls, S. I).. .May 7. Dr. W. H. Nesmith of Washington Springs six nenths ago became surgeon of the soldiers* home at Hot Springs, this state. He recently resigned, owing to internal dissensions in the home, and is now out in a letter in which he severely arraigns the management of the home. He de clares that the commandant makes the old soldiers feel dependent, and arrogant ly refuses to hear any complaints they may have to make. He says the com mandant. is out of sympathy with the lim alis that his honesty is question-d that he is of "an overbearing, ill natured, vii:dii five disposition that "th^ religion of our fatliers is held in derision," and adds: "Where strong drink taints th» breath, irritates the brain and muddles the senses, there curt be 110 home. The inmates of the home submit to evils, sub mit to indignities, from a slavish sense of dependence 011 the bounties of this home, not diring to assert their rights to that of which the state has made them master." The letter has created a sensa tion in the state and the commissioners of the home will make an investigation at once. COXBY9 WITH iS. An Army ol' Tliem lleln^ Ileerulteil in MiiincNotH. Fergus Falls. Minn., May 7. The first evidence that the town iias seea of Cox ey's army has appeared. About fifteen men with a couple of flags were put off Freight No. 12. east-bound. The men boarded it at Barn sville and an attempt to put them off at Iiothsay was futile. The man in charge gave his name as John Wilson, llo says that at one time he was an engineer on the Croat North ern and Northern Pacific and ran out of Fergus. He started ftom Butte. lie is not a general, but simply an organizer. He at various towns and gets men who are out of employment to join. As soon as lie gets et oi'gh for a "command" he leaves the men and goes on and or ganizes another "command." He says that $5,000 was contributed in the West to help along the movement. He says that thus far they have paid their way. These various commands are going to moot at St. Cloud, win 11 they expect to have 2,800 men, when a train will be ne eured to take them to Washington. THFFT OF $1 1,000,000. The In ye»ti»atlon of Thonma F, Onkes' Transaction*. Chicago. May 7. -The Northern Pacific inve.-tigatio'i was not n seined in Chicago to-day, but will be taken up in New York 011 Wednesday. Attorney Pettit, repre senting the Ives faction, said to-day he was satisfied with the investigation, so far as it has progressed, and added: "We have proven everything lhat we set out to prove. I said at the beginning of the 1 affair that it was a $10,000,000 steal, and I ci nsider that we have proved it to bo a million more than that. In other words, 1 the property cost les- than $S,000,000, ae cording to the testimony of the men who sold the ground, the M.eu who had charge of the construction and the man who kept the books. The price paid bj' the road for the same property we have es tablished to be $tS,.S5O,0UO." llreeklnridee'N Defense. Lexington, Ky., May 7.—Col. Breck inridge's speech opening his campaign, is mainly devoted to a review of his career in congress beginning with the first elec tion of Cleveland. The concluding por tion of his speech is devoted to the scan dal and the opposition to his retiomina tion on moral grounds. lie denounces and defies those who are assailing him, the newspapers, and says the future will vindicate his devoted friends and con found those who now seek to destroy his usefulness. This personal address dif firs from other published utterances since the trial in one important feature. Responding to the charge of hypocrisy in king a leading part, in religious and moral movements while living a double life, he sajs he was all this time nuvking atonement for a secret which he darsif not confess, and doing everything i:i his power to keep others from following iu his l'octslips. The Hanker Shroye Case. Cheboygan. Wis., May 7. —The jury in the Shrove banking case has been unable to agree and wa^ discharged. The ease will be tried again at the fall term of court. Banker Shrove left for his home in MinneaiKilis this morning. WolyeM \11mcrouM In (•oodhue. Red Wing, Minn., May 7.Willis L.tr $01 and Jonas Osberg of ilohleti killed tlirtien w. lv« in one day and received $•'5 in Itoi.nties. This makes thirty-six v olves killed in this county since MarcU 29.