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SENATE VOTES $2,000 A ■K YEAR TO TWO WIDOWS. Lokrii and Mrs, fila r Ilia I.ucky Women—The Claim for Indemnity for rapt, Crnwforrt'it Heirs t> be Pressed Moee Vigorously - Lively Speeches on K 'he Interstate Commerce I*lll. Washington, Jan.*;.-.-In the -enatc to ||Hlay Mr. Maml rsnn brought n tin- St 11- |Ktc the case of the claim against Mexico the killing or (.'apt. Emmett Crawford oommand of the Uuiied Mates troops a*pursuit of Ueronimo) by Mexican jjg>pslnMexicoin January, 1880, stating urgtq^^^Pn; bftjfaw I, I : 1 1 >- '• (■!■ Y? ■ 1 • ' oorou a H|HHBSon of the wnfiov < f !■ ranc s I’. s2.dtin a year, ;t" rfi'i,: that it .it;*'‘'Widow and Unuiv ol a y man we- to q&ESM[ f "q!.Nic service it was the widow fitly ePFropc's A. • of Mr. Hawh-t at 1 ottm nat >rs the ant' Mlnu-iit arid thou tue passed without division. , introduced the Dill '.Woo. of Airs. \: lima IbßhH|Mm^LjA - i > a' ■HHHHBr i tv. .. . *i * /'tug iflp If; 1 ilo m . -son. . •I- r ** O wl \, uist -\ o' , it. > ■ ■ • \Jw '> ' ■ it H9mH n ill n iii i 1 A • ■■'' : "" r ' SsEt, i na t . o I . T is i ■ ■< What ' ' HHB Ex |" r> i ■ *,* that t e o' ■■■■hr' w. , i'll a I'm oil] I^H^Koiiid m. HHo uiotv.'jiolii's.. . had men the tt.oih oiiti lull capita! in i . w liicu would on railroads that not aide JHHat railroad mon ' mid no t!i( people lie in.i.e\Lil it heller to the business Kept m a ’■ Hi cat many bunds than to have it fie In lievod it better t" let little country stores live tban to 1 iild great mercantile establis /iiymts hi expense. He believed it better to weak railroads live man to build magnifleent railroad corporation k fbgt would occupy to the railroad busi ll' UeSh of the country the same position a--. 1 Obe Western Union Telegraph Company to the telegraph .business ot the ITS EI’VKCtI Morgan stated tile reasons which influence his vote against the bill. whb not content with it in tespect of ■fits practical efleot oo the people ot his ■ own State. Alabama was at the farther Southern margin of tho United States. ■ The markets in which her people bought ■ - their dry goods and a larve part of tneir ■ ■ groceries were at the far North and East, P and there was a broad intervening aiea Kb tietween them. The markets in It' which they bought their looil Brfvsupplies Chicago, St. Louis and Cincin- Hniati, were also far distant irmn A I alia in a. ninrkels in whicn they sold tlieir ]iro- were all distant. ) hey had a vast ot country to cross In getting either lie market of purchase nr the market so that be thnuirht that any t ill forced ttic railri ad companies to tbeir charges on freight for long H hauls would be necessarily inimical to II the best iniercsts of hm Mate. T iiat prnc ticaf statement ot tno reasons wliv he op. ■ posed the bill would Ite quite sufficient, B is said, to justify him in the course bo ■S felt compelled to take toward it. IV states’ rights and poavkrs. W But he had oUior reasons, lie then I pßcceded to argue that the States were ■ competent to deal with this and that tlm inlerf.-ionce of ibo governti'eiit w.mfd lead lo Mill H^^^Klier ■B^Bulroad' w. ii .!!'■ . tne ■■■l absormn r ' a- 4 • • < oigti s ' "ii ■Vlil do -so :i citizen I.e o Supremo ourt, but. a be lomd l*. i not pennit bun I" lie not to tv*li:m.eee tbi'ougii in- -s. l . was based s • on lame prom. A DOOR TO d the d"or t" intei ference "f HHB'i'u witu e. I -XI • the HB|^Br>H) to tinxl s 1 o Km a o ml; ed •"I thy-ta'es assisted and plot.- I •'oitgress. ling the ex of its power', bad nod such and proiecuor. on the pail, ot Slates, and in doing so lihil 1 tossed the by its inaction. Tin, principle of is bill would end in making rum eban ■■ 4Of liollties, Millie It mil and and ruined ■■ .(Aesa. lie admit ted ail tnat had been tma to the sufferings ami wioncs of Hfll ilnpli' thronga the grei and of rmlroa I •and. '■ WBiiieH, but in finding a i emedv tor j 'l he neither wished to find lor llto I hlanow master (remote from them '.heir ii.fluence) ;r, < ongress, nor to ttie hands of lliut master a their aid which was so uncertain that every one had to interpretit for himself) it necessi tated an increase of rates on long hauls in all cases where roads could not sacri fice a large part of their income. He was convinced that the roads to the coal and iron lields of Alabama could not do that, and the burden would fall heavily on j those new industries of Alabama, and | would probably destroy them. Mr. C'ullom said he was very anxious to have the bill disposed of as soon as possible, consistent with fair discussion, and he, therefore, gave notice that on Tuesday or Wednesday next he wou'd ask the Senate to remain in session until the subject was disposed ot. After an executive session the Senate adjourned. IN THE HOUSE. The House consumed the morning hour in committee of tho whole considering the bill for the permanent improvement ot the Erie and Oswego canals and to secure their freedom to the commerce of the Uni ted States, A desire was expressed to reach a vote on the bill, as it did not seem likely to pass and should be gotten out of the way of otner legislation. Mr. Weaver, of lowa, said that the biU would fail unless the Uenneptu canal ap was attached to it. ■BBIBuse then went into committee of the whole on the pension appropriation bill, which appropriates $70,247,600, being only $6,000 below' the estimates, the re duction being in the item for the rent of offices for peusiou agencies. Without amendment or discussion the bill was read, reported and passed. NAVAL REORGANIZATION. The House then by a vote of lilit yeas to 77 nays went into cummittee ot the whole on the naval reorganization bill. Mr. Sayers, ot Texas, declared that there was no political object sought to be acoinpiislied by the measure, lthad lor Its object reform in the administration ot naval affairs iu order to insure harmony, promote efficiency, produce economy aiiu secure responsibility. He said that we had no fleet worthy of the name; our navy yards and stations, notwithstanding the immense sums spent on them, were in a wsrtniess and deplorable condition, and it this lamentable condition ot affairs was due, as he thought it was, to the organization of the navy as it now ex isted, an imperative duty devolved upon Congress to give the reliel wnieh was ex tended by the pending bill. He proceeded to draw a deplorable picture of the navy as too weak to fight and too slow to tun away, aDd of the navy yards, as useless and worn out and utterly incapable of constructing first class war vsssels, and in traoing the causes of tnis worthless ness and decay to the cumbersome organi zation ot the navy. He fortified his po sition with extracts trout tue expressed opinions ot Secretaries Whitney and Chandler. Messrs. Reed and Boutelle, of Maine, in political speeohes, opposed tne bill. Mr. McAdoo of New Jersey favored it as a purely nusiness proposition. Pend ing debate the committee rose and the House adjourned. REVENUE EhGI'tiATION. Ah Unimportant Conference at Ilan (luli’s IScsid *nce. Washington, Jan. 6. —A meeting was held to-night at the house of Samuel J. Randall to discuss the question as to wnether rovenue matters are to be taken up in the House this session. Not more than nine or ten Representatives were present. A general talk took place on the subject oi the tarifl, but nothing was agreed upon further than that they were in favor of a bill on the line of that intro duced by Mr. Randall last session to repeal the tobacoo tax, the tax on alcohol used in the arts, and certain special liquor license taxes and adding certain articles to the free list. No con clusion was reached as to when an at tempt should be made to secure consider ation for such a bill, nor indeed whether an attempt should be made at all. Those present were very reticent as lo who at tended tho meeting, but it can be stated that no members were present from Vir ginia or North Carolina—the States gen erally spoken of as most interested in total or partial abolition of the internal revenue taxes. THE OUTCOME. It was resolved that either Mr. Randall or one of his lieutenants should move within a lew days to go into committee ot the whole to consider revenue hills with a view to setting aside Mr. Morrison’s bill and all other revenue bills until Mr. Kun dail’s apple jack tariff bill is reached, when it is to be amended so as to repeal the tobacoo tax and the taxes on distilled spirits used in the arts and fruit brandies and to provide at the same time for a short free list, upon which lumber will be the only important item. POORLY REPAID. This is the result of all the efforts Mr. Randall has been making to devise some plan for setting himself and his Demo cratic followers right, bofore the country. Mr. Randall’s hope is that the bill tie has determined upon will catch votes from both sides—that the Republi cans will support it on account of the internal revt nue reductions, and some of the Democrats on account of both the inieniul* revenue and the tariff reductions. But to-night’s meeting was rendered a failure by the fact that the lieutenants were not able to report toe majority which Mr. Randall desires. Another meeting is to lie hold, at which Mr. Randall hopes to reo“ive*assurances ot a majority. Meanwhile his present plans may be recast. He is counting on UO Democrats ana lid Republicans. •JiiilgA T 1 tuning Nominated. W AsaiNGTON. J an. o.—President Cleve land sent tbu loliowing nominations to tint Somite to-day: Thomas C. Manning, of Louisiana, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to M xieo; Hugh A. Duisuiou', of Arkansas, Mi ulster | Resident and Consul General to Corea. Teimi'e of Office Doomed. Washington. Jan. o—The House Comiuitleaou Civil Service Reform to-day ; instructed Chairman Cox of North Caro lina to report favorably to the House the Senate bill to repeal the tenure of office act. Mrs. bogau's Pension. Washington, Jan. o.—The Illinois men in the House will try to rush the bill granting Mrs. Logun a pstislon ol $2,OlH> a year through the House to-morrow, it will pass, but not without debate. Thirty Months lor Stealing* $1(0,000. Philapbi.phia, Jan. o.—William P. Person, who plead guilty recently to the embezzlement of about $30,000, the property ot the American Baptist Publi cation Society, by whom ho had been em ployed as cashier and chief bookkeeper, was this afternoon sentenced to lbs East ern penitentiary for two years and six months, to ' ake effeol from the t' red ttif pI"H. Tue ttb'uilnn< IjBH ,ii, ii" i•'■ i ■ .1,.,,;. M- ~ ,i, SAVANNAH, FRIDAY, JANUARY 7, 1887. NICARAGUA’S SHIPWAY. THE MARITIME CAN YLi COMPA NY GAINS A POINT. Senator Edmunds on r.chair of the Com mittee on Foreign Affairs Reports In Favor of Graining the Proposed Com pany Incorporation—Some of the Ad vantages Pointed Out. Washington, Jan. 6.— Senator Ed munds, bv direction of the Committee on Foreign Relations, to day reported favor ably the bill to incorporate the Maritime Canal Company of Nicaragua. The bill creates Frederick Killings, Charles P. Daly, H. L. Hotchkiss, Fiancis A. Stout, W. B. Franklin. Daniel Emmetts, Wm. L. Mery, Charles Davis, Edward F. Beale, James F. McMullen, Shepard Homans and their associates and successors a body corporate, under tne name of “The Maritime Canal Company of Nicaragua,” for the purpose of enjoying all the rights contained in any canal concession made to them by Nicaragua or Costa Rica. THE CAPITALIZATION. The bill further provides that the capi tal stock shall consist ot not less than 600,000 nor more than 1,000,000 shares of SIOO each, of which 10 per cent, shall be payable at the time of subscription; that the company's affairs shall be managed by eleven directors, citizens of the United States and N icaragtta, of whom one may be appointed by each of the two countries; that tolls tor passage through the canal snail be reasonable, and not in excess of $2 50 per ton of freight; that the United States may exercise suchoontrol over the canal as is not inconsistent with treaty obligations; that the privileges granted shall expire unless $10,000,000 of the capi tal stpok is subscribed for within two years, and work actually commenced within four years, and that power to alter, amend, or repeal tho act shall be reserved to Congress. THE REPORT. The report acoompanviog the bill says: The committee ts of the opinion that in stances must be rare and exceptional when it should recommend Congress to pass any act of incorporation, other than for local pur poses, within the District of Columbia or in the same Territory but it thinks that for great national objects and for specific pur poses affecting the welfare of the people of all the States, that Congress may rightfully and properly create a corporation to i fluctu ate the same public objects that Congress might by law provide for bciug done by the; uovern muut itself. The committee believes th e is a cae within tics priuctnle. Means of water transit between the Atlantic, and Pacific oceans at or near the Isthmus of Pan ama is obviously a matter of the greatest in terest to the Industrial, commercial amt po litical welfare of the people of the Uniteu States, and it is. the committee thinks, equally clear that it is in the highest degree desirable, so far as may be done consistently with their obligations to other persons, that this transit shou and be uuder the influence, if it cannot be under the control, of tho trailed Stales. CENTRAL AMERICAN AFFILIATION. it is well understood that the Republic of Nicaragua and her sister Central American republics have a strong disposition to alliiiale their interests with those of onr republic, in asmuch as their political institutions are hr sell upon the same theory as our otvu, and from geographical proximity we are. or should be, their natural friends and allies, desiring to promote in the largest degree their safety, independence and welfare, which must’necessariiy oe in every respect consi-t --ent and in harmony wii h our own. it is well known that for a long time past the Republic of Nicaragua has been willing and desirous that a ship canal should tie built between tho two oceans through her territory, and in such away and under such condilions as should promote the common prosperity of all the American republics. LONGER PELAT DANGEROUS. From one cause or another the accomplish ment of this tiesire has been continually post poned, until at last it seems clear to the com mittee that it can hardly.be expected that our sister republic will much longer refrain from doing what she can toward the building of this canal by seeking aid from nations or other people whose commercial and political interests are not altogether in accord with ours. It seems to the committee, therefore, mat the least tho United btates can do ts to authorize a corporation composed of highly respectable and responsib e citizens of the United States to be a corporation for the pur pose of building this canal under any conces sions or authority that the republic of Ntca raugua may concede to them. SAFEGUARDS AGAINST CORRUPTION. It will be noticed that the bill provides rigorous security for due administration of the affairs of the corpora ton and for Ihe pre vention of the diversion of its funds to other purposes than those Intended bv the act, and that it also provides for cumplete authority of Congress to amend or repeal it as the public good may require. It will also he ob served that the’ bill does not draw ihto ques tion the existence or extent of any supposed treaty ob igatioa of the Uuited States with auy power. Looking, therefore, to the large benefits, not only to the United Stales and tho republic of Nicaragua and her sister republics, but also to the commerce aud intercommunication of the whole sisterhood of civilized governments on the -globe, the committee recommends the passage of the bill in the hope that the re sources and enterprise of the private citizens of our country may lie enabled to accomplish this greut work, n if our government itself ts not yot ready (Undertake It, CARDED It I’Elt CENTS. $3,008,450 Worth on Deposit to * Secure Circulation. Washington, Jan. o.—Thera is still on deposit in tho United States Treasury, to secure tbs circulation of national hanks. $3,998,450 in called 3 per cent, bonds wnieh have matured. These bonds are held by 19t> banks, and are all in cluded in the calls from the 132d, which matured Feb. 1, 1880, to ami including the 144th, which matured Dec. 1, 1880 in view Ootioral’s merest bearing be used ns the basis for national bank circulation, considerable interest is felt as to the probable course of the Treasury Deuartinant toward banks holding tbe bonds in question. Mr. Trenbolm, Comptroller ot the Currency, was this afternoon questioned as to what steps he proposed to take in this matter, and he said lie would probably ask the Attorney General for advice before taking any radical action. making a list. He was now engaged, he said, in making a list of banks and tho amount of matured bonds held by each, and he wanted to consult with the law officers of tho government as to what it is his duty to do next under the circumstances. Ho was disposed lo be lenient with the hanks, but be leit that be could no longer delay enlorcing strict compliance with the laws bearing on the subject of national bank securities. He did not, how ever, apprehend any trouble wltb tbe banks, as be thought ! they would do their duty in tho promises as soon as It was made clear to thStn. From other sources It was learned that the banks will be allowed a week or u n days more within whicu to replace the [ matured bonds, after which -fault In re-pool iwUnmit t ■ EXPLOSIONS OF G AS. A Costly New Block at Youngstown Burned to t lie Ground. Youngstown, 0., Jau. 6.—AtSo’olock this morning Jack Semple, the watch man in the scarcely completed Andrews block on South Market street, opened a window to secure ventilation. Instantly an explosion occurred and Semple ran into the street with, his clothes aflame and rolled in the snow. Flames burst from tbe building, which burned with extraordinary rapidity and as totally consumed. The block was ot brick and stone and just completed at a cost of SOO COU. Several business enterprises had r cent'y b in established in the building. The iota! loss will reach considerably over SIOO,OOO, with probably $75,000 insur ance. Semple was badly bunt'd and was removed fto the city hospital. Another watchman, Thomas Brannigan, aged 19 years. Is missing, and is supposed to be in tlio ruins. Assistant Gbief Davis, of tbe fire department, was painfully burned. Two lines of natural gas mains run past the Andrews build ing, and it is supposed the fluid leaked ami was carried into the building through the drain trench and was ignited when Semnle opened the window and created u draught. A FLARE UP IN A FACTORY. Chicago, Jan.fi.—A gas explosion oc curred at Walker’s carriage factory, cor ner of Wabash avenue and Harrison street this morning. Gas bad escaped iu a small receptacle uuder the sidewalk, and when the firemen went to extinguish tne blaze seveu of the latter were overcome by gas. The injured firemen were taken into a drag store opposite the factory and alter considerable labor were restored to consciousness. It was atone time feared that four of the firemen would not re cover. IN A COAL MINE. Shamokin, Ua., Jan. o.—The chamber in the Peerless slope portion of the Henry Clay colliery, owned by the Philadelphia and Reading Company, was discovered burning this morning. The fire is in creasing rapidly and defies all efforts to get it under control. Frequent explos ions of gas aro occurring and four men have been severely burned. The Henry Giay is the most extensive mineowned by the Reading Company aud employed 1,500 men. MACHINE WORKS BURNED. Milwaukee, Jau. o.— The Reliance Machine Works ol E. P. Allis fc Cos., caught fire to-night in the corp room of tue foundry department. Tho fire blazed fiercely for two hours, but was confined to the foundry building. Its progress being stayed by afire wall. E. P. Allis, Jr., a member of.tbe firm, estimates the loss at $250,000. The works are covered bv a blanket Insurance policy of $400,000. Three hundred and fifty men are thrown out ofemploymont. FIRE IN A NEWSPAPER RUILDtNG. Philadelphia, Jau. 7, 2 a. m.—About 12:45 o’clock this morning flames were discovered in the basement and first floor of the Evening Teiograph building and tne one adjoining Nos. 106, 108 and ill) South Third street, and before the fire de partment could reach the place the flames had shot up through an elevator used tor hauling the stereotype forms of the Teie gruph from tho upper to tbe lower floors. When the engines arrived numer ous streams were thrown on the building from Doth sides, and while the fire Itself was extinguished, everything in the Tele graph bunding was thoroughly drenched with water aud the paper will lose lully $25,000 on its contents. The building at 110 South Third street is comparatively slightly damaged, as the flames were soon put out. Tbe buildings are owned by tho Girard estate and they are probably well covered by insurance, although they aro very old. Nothing can be learn ed to-night ns U> the insurance on the contents of the Telegraph building. The composition, editorial and city de partments of the paper are entirely ruined by the severe drenching, and as they con tained probably the most valuable and complete collection of biographical, his torical and scientific data iu tbe United States the l*ss will be a severe one. The four-cylinder Hoe press will also be a total wreck. The origin of tbe lire has not been definitely settled upon, but it is believed that it caught from an overheated heater iu the basement of the Telegraph office. Building No. Ill) was occupied oil the ground floor by Howard, Ball & Go., bankers. TIIAINS CRASH TOGETHER. Two Cars Wrecked But Nobody Aboard Dangerously Injured. Chicago, Jan. o.—As the special New York aud Boston express on the Lake Shore and Michigan Southern railroad, winch leaves at 8:50 o’clock, reached the railway crossing at Sixteenth street this morning, a passenger train on tue Louis ville, New Albany ai.d Chicago railioail crashed into it. The engine ot the Louis ville train struck the baggage car of the Lake Shore train and lilted ibo car com ' pletely off Us trucks. The smoking ca*. w hich was crowded witu DusKt-nger*, was next overturned and, although both ol these cars were badly wrecked, no one was killed or even badly injured. It was with ii£ greatest difficulty, however, that the mjlviizors who were imprisoned be- wreck were exirlcutod and tbe wilrtcst excitement prevailed at the I c"ssiog. The roads were still blocked ami immense crowds gathered at the scene of the accident. THROWN INTO THE SNOW. Two men on the platform ware thrown quite a distance, but landed in the snow ami were unhurt. The Louisville and New Albany engineer rao away after tbe col* Psion and has not been seen since. Jti thought be leared 1} neliing and was of the Impression that a number of lives were lost. When nearing the scene of the dis aster he was noticed to shut down and re verse, but the impetus which bad already been obtained was too great to bo checked. Both trains soon alter relumed to the 1 yards, made up anew and two hours later proceeded on their journeys. A good many cuts and bruises resulted, but no body was hurt badly enough to be laid up, Texans Quako Before a (juuke, Paige, Tex.. Jan. B.—A slight shock of earthquake occurred here at u o’clock yesterday morning, which lasted two or three seconds. The colored servants at tho Williams House were greatly alarmed at the rattling Of the dishes ami pans in the kitchen. Tinware and stove pipes rattled, and water pipes around the eaves of houses ware shaken down. Several clocks shock was felt for several miles figs' I and passed from south to northr. tew say they beard a rumbling noise. No serious damage was done. . (jnallfled Indorsement. New York, Jan. tt.— fho Chamber of Commerce to-day adopted resolutions ap proving tne Interstate oommeroe bill, cx- ciausMA|Mig to long and short LEXINGTON S MANKILLER AN APOLLO- KAUBI) BOY COD MAN’S M E HOI LESS MUTILATOB. Tbe Crime Confessed After Arrest—The Corpse Chopped to Fiec-s With an Ax Hint til a Ilesit Mill's Money isunie quentiy Obtained troui Ills L mil ally —O; tier Ilemcu Deeds. Boston, Jan. o.—The dismembered and scattered remains found in Lexington yesterday have been identified as those of George A. Codman, a milkman, .lames Edward Nowlin, one of a cumber of per sons arrested ou suspicion, has confessed that he alone was guilty. He had planned the murder for some time, and was prompted to it by cupidity excitod by Codman’s boastful exhibition on differ ent occasions of considerable sums of money. Codman was killed at his stable about 2 o’clock Monday morning. Dur ing the following day Nowlin went to his lodgings, and representing that he had been seut by Codman, gained entrance to his room and secured $275 in money and some valuables. CUTTING UP THE RODY. That afternoon be cut the body up with an ax for convenience of handling, loaded tne lraginents Into his ebqgli and drove off toward Lexington. While thinking over the deed as he drove along he be came panic stricken with fear, and llirew pieces over the walls and into the bushes in secluded spots, and hurried away to Boston by another route from that wnieh he had come. The police found iu Cod man’s stable ample evidence that Now lin’s story was true. Nowlin is a hand some young fellow, a little over 17 years old, and is very intelligent looking. He is one of four brothers who reside In Somerville. While nothing really bad is known of the brothers, they have the reputation ot being hot-blooded and wild. The lather of tho family, it is stated, hanged himself in a penitentiary. DYNAMITE ON THE KAILS. A Cable Company’s Line at Han Francisco Badly Damaged. San Francisco, Jan. fi. —Late last night a dynamite cartridge was exploded in the cable slot on tho Larkin street branch of the Sutter Streot railroad. The rocks on either side of the slot were loos ened and the masonry work was badiy shattered. Tho pullets upon which the cable runs were also broken and the Inundation of tho tunnel was cracked. Window panes in the vicinity were rat tled violently and in many cases sliatt r ed. In a saloon two blocks away a light ed lamp was thrown to the floor and near ly caused a conflagration. Tho iron plat.es on the man holes of the track were found 200 toet away. A lady who lives in tbe neighborhood said that a few minutes before the explosion she saw two men go to the trap. One of them lifted the trap and the other took a pack age front his pocket, applied a match lo it and lowered it into tbe tunnel. Tbe men then secreted themselves, the ex plosion followed, and the lud.v saw the cable and machinery of the trap flying in all ways. LAURA VAULEY’S DEATH. The Story off ile Dog Gives Place to a More Horrible One. St. Louis, Jan. C.-r-Tfie Coroner’s jury wbloh has been stances under which I :u iraf,'jC*j2j’*9B to her death," returned a afternoon lo tho effect that her dffid suited from injuries received by being burned by Are, caused by her coming in contact with a red-hot store in the room of Henry Marshall, a colored coachman, while she was attempting to es cape trom him, be being at the time trying to make a criminal assault upon her. Henry Mar shall was held responsible for her death. Lena Stump, who was promised $1 by the coachman lor every girl whom she should bring to his room, and who brought tbe deceased to the stable on the day of her death, was held as accessory to the fact. The story was told when her death was first anuouncod, that a large dog, in play ful antics, pushed the girl against the stove. KEV. HADDOCK’S MUBDER. One of flic Men Uuder Arrest. Vir tually Tells Who Fired tho Shot. Sioux Uity, 1a , Jan. fi.—Paul Leader, one of the parties under indictment lor the murder of Rev. George C. Haddock, made an oral statement to a reporter lust evening, being the first time ho has been induced to say anything about the crime. He eavs irankly he was present at the time of the murder aud knows tne names of all the parties there. Ho relused lo give the name of tbe man who did the shooting, but describ 'd ibo act and the murdeier’s dress and appearance in such a manner as to identity u man named Leavitt. He declares that the statement of Otto Ureibar, also under arrest,is (also, and that Gretber was not In the vicinity at tho time. Mioiiln fr' iiuwcli oil it i rain, VoMtBKM, N. V., tlmj. An tbe Hud. sou ItiVer railroad train, due here at 12 o’clock, reached the Youkera depot Hie report of u pistol was heard, aiul It was louiid that Geor.e f>. Hcbelling, ol Tremont, had shot himself through the rignt temple, ficlielliii/, in charge of Ofliour Bradley of Westchester, anil George C. Lay of No. 102 Broadway, Now York, had been brought across the coun. trylndu Westchester to lake a train lo Poughkeepsie. Tuey bud papers for hoballing’s confinement as an insane per son. lie was taken t > itie't. John’# lUver sldt Hospital, Where he IS dying. % Wyandotte's Tra.ii kV. WYANDOTTE, KiS., Jan. fl.—The deuce was closed in ilaiuiiton’s trial to day and the argument will begin to-tnor f.ivr, heveial additional witnesses were called to prove an alibi for tbe prisoner. Tne wife of Hubert (doers, another of the accused, corroborated the statement that Geois sat tip with a young man tunned Sparks on toe night of the wreck. Mrs. McMillan. Sparks’ landlady, testified to tbe same etf cl. In tne alternoou tbs State introduced - several witnesses iu re buttal. The case will go to the jury on Saturday. _____ Murder at a Prayer Meeting. Ei.dokado SPIUNUB, Mo., Jau.fi.— A horrible murder was committed at the Cherokee valley school bouse, near this city, Tuesday night. While a prayer meeting was being held a man nam'd i lakes raised a disturbance, aud upon be ing requested to desist by n farmer named Clark urew a knife aud cut the latter’s throat from myuJp ear. . Oakes was arrested bearing GLADSTONK CONCILIATORY. Modification of tho Home Kulo 1 111 1 Possible iu Behalf of Harmony. London, Jan. fi.— The St. Jam is Gazette this afternoon declares that Lord j Randolph Churchill was responsible for j what it calls the Anglo-American mail | contracts blunder. Edward Stanhope, at present Colonial j Secretary, has accepted the office of Sec retary for War. Lord Iddealelgh has not yet decided to accept the suggestion to relinquish the foreign Secretaryship in favor of Lord Salisbury, if Lord Iddesleigh decides to resign office he will probably take Lord j Stanhope’s place as Colonial Secretary. The Marquis of Lansdowne’s decline- . tion of office proffered by Lord Salisbury has been received by the latter. T. O’Connor, presiding at a home rule demonstration at Bradford to-day, advo rated fairness in the carrying out of the plan of campaign, and advised the ap pointment ol a judge to act as a medium between landlord aud tenant. TO STICK TO CONSERVATIVES. It Is expected that Lord Salisbury will make no further effort to complete bin Cabinet with Whigs, but. will fill the vacant offices with Conservatives. The Conservative Counoil of Liverpool has invited Mr. (loschen to contest tho vacant Parliamentary seat there, and it is thought he will consent. TO MOVE CENSURE. Pubi.in, Jan. o.—The Express (Tory) publishes a statement that Mr. Parnell intends to move a vote of censure In the House of Commons against the govern ment for Its oonduot toward the Wood lord tenants, who were yesterday sen tenced to long terms of Imprisonment for resisting eviction on the Clanrioarde es tates. United Ireland pronounces the sen tences against the Woodford tenants bar barous. Freeman's Journal says: “The Irish executive is now in this dilemma: It must either accept Judge l’atle’s law and abandon Gen. Buller’s pacific policy, which lias been defended bv the Marquis of Londonderry, or adhere to the ia< ter.” Sir Michael Hicks Beach and Gen. Bullor will both bo examined as witnesses to-morrow In the hearing of the con spiracy ease against Messrs. Dillon, O’Brien, Redmond, Harris, Crllly and Sheehy. t ho National, commenting on the bru tality ol the sentences of the Woodford prisoners, says justice can he done to It eland only in dulinnoe of the law. In justice is embodied In the Irish statute bonk. Heartlessness is enthroned on the iustuut, bsuevolenou and charity languish is prison. GLADSTONE CONCILIATORY. London, Jan. 7. 6 a. m.—The Standard says Mr. Gladstone is prepared to modify his home rule scheme with a view to the conciliation of the Uissident Liberals. According to tbe Standard he is willing to confine the powers of tbe proposed Irish legislative body to questions exclusively Irish which may bo delegated to It, CRASH A FTF.It CRASH. An Advertising Agent Forced to Make an Assignment. New York, Jan. 6.—The failure of E. Duncan Sniffin, an advertisingagent, wan announced to-day. His liabilities amount to about SIOO,OOO, but bis assets cannot yet be ascertained. Tbe principal cause Mwmiin lailuu^^^Ub c assignment ; . i. ■ j^Hpih nt was failure he had hopes dT making with the holders ol the Duffy notes for an extension of time, but yesterday Georg id W. Laird <fe Cos., manufacturers of l.alrd’B Bloom of Youth, failed. As Mr. Bniflin held $20,000 of the firm’s paper he found the ouly thing be could do was to assign and appoint his manager, Madison J. H Fares, assignee. The business will be continued. It is thought that the Duffy notes will pay about 40 per cent. INSUfiANCE COMPANIES GO TO THE WALL. Mobile, Ala., Jan, fi.—Tne Alabama Insurance Company and the Citizens’ In surance Company made a general assign ment to day. B ith companies were or ganizf and about two years ago with 10 per j cent, capital paid in. They were very | siicansHlul at first ami gained large assets, | all of which were gobbled up by Presi dent Goelet last year. Hince that time the companies have struggled to retrieve llieir fortunes, doing a rather wild foreign business until the inevitable end came to day. The (allure has been expected here for some time. But few policies were held tie r e, as the condition of affairs was known to the public. A CLOTHIER. ASSIGNS. AT I ANOOGA, Jan. fi.—-I. j^BHB . i; I if "/011.1 111 tO-lluHra| HIS use 000. ODD DOMINION LINK TROUBLES. Longshoremen on Oilier Wharves Kef use lo Handle Its Freight. New York. -lan. <!.—Freight fs being piled Up on tne Old Dominion Steamship Company’s wharf. Tberoaresix lighters lying at Brooklyn, three at Hoboken, antU one at ths National dock In tbisoity fillerl with freight which the longshoremen r*M I in-" to handle. A lighter lull of tobaeffl was sunt lo the Bremen line in Imt was sent Pack lo ihe Dominion here. The tobacco was than trucks and sent over end ngi^Ve med. Ibe Muster Workman i>rßi>. Hint Assembly .No. 19 said llie whole sl'cngth of the district used to win the strike. To-otfint shoremens’ Union No. 3 met and iffl(ij;td resolutions protesting against the waves ottered by the O and Domiuion lino To its employes, indorsing the demand <!f the men for union wage* and Jthfifirtng their united support to tbe Sinkers, uqjfe guaranteeing that they will !!>■ bundle any Ireight delivered by Hbe Old Dominion Company at any dock In New York, Brooklyn or Jersey City until the meidg demands are con ceded. Tne met at Tem perauce Hall, JrmiiUo avenue, Brooklyn, to-night and also resolved not to handle any Old Dominion freight. All ware houses receiving any such Ireight will be reaueoted lo send ft back. Deatli of a Living Skeleton. Chicago, Jan. (i.T-lsaac Sprague, “the living skeleton,” died here yesterday. He was born In Bridgewater, Mass., and was quit* healthy until bis 12th year, when ■>“ “ cramp while In swim, m i,” tWLik ajiflßHt flesh until lie tPKICK #lO A VICAR.) I 0 I k,MS A COPY. < OGLESBY ON THE MILITIA CLEAKKK DEFINITION OF IIIS I'OWKUS UHGED. y 1 I’ll* KfllciPiipy of Ihfl Bolder? of 11liiiutil Praised -Lively Times Ahesfl In Indiana's LlHileunnt fsovernorahi.i Muddi*—K„iuian a Candidate lor thi* I'nlled .States Sei.alorshty. SriiiNUKiKLD, 111., Jan. 6. Gov. Oglesby, tu bis annual message to tl.o Legislature, devotes ■+ large portion of it to the laoor troubles of the past two years, and speaks ol the necessity whies oompollod him to send bodies of Btat. troops to L.atuont, Hast St. Louisaud Chi cago. He urges upon the Legislature u* so amend the statute bearing upon the employment of Stale troops to quell 1 - surrection as to dearly deflne the poweta of the executive, and em ployment shall depejpl or a reque* rrom a Sheriff or indeper. ■ dently of any such appeal. The Governor oomraends the.troops for their high stale of discipline and eflioienoy, and urgik that tile Legislature provide liberally for their education and equipment. INDIANA f*M(jDI>LK. Indianapolis, Jan. 6.— The two houses of the Legislature met and organized this morning. Interest centred in the Senui j in winch there was a large orowd. Green Smith appeared aud took the chair, with the Auditor of State acting as Clerk. The Kepuhlioans endeavored to protest, b i they were not permitted to be heard, and without the Hepublioans voting at all, but being counted as present, the Deniu erntio caucus nominees were elected, ami a set of rules adopted that gave the mn jority all the power, in the House the Republican nominees were ebeted. Hon. W. G. Sayre is Speaker, lleyond the formal organization no business wa* transacted. Congressman W. S. Holman reached this city to-night and made lormal an nouncement t bis inteution to enter tLo Democratic Senatorial contest, it is un derstood that neither party will caucus lor Sonator until the Lieutenant Gover norship question is settled. A caucus will probably not be held before Thurs day next. CONNECTICUT'S OFFICERS. Hartford, Conn., Jan. A joint convention of the State Legislature assembled this morning to elect State officers, owing to the tsllure of the popu lar vole to give any candidate a majority. The result of the balloting was the elec tion el the Republican candidates. The Republican candidates received Irom lot! to inti voles and the Democratic candi dates from 112 to 118. There were three Democratic members absent. Toe Legis. laturu reassembled la joint convention at ‘2o’clock to inaugurate the State officers and hear the message of Gov. Lounsbury. MINNESOTA'S SENATOR. St. Haul, Jan. 6.—Ninety-tour mem bers of lue Legislature attended the Re publican joint caucus for United States Senator 10-duy. Just before taking the first ballot a letter from Senator Mc- Millan was read announcing bis with drawal irom the contest. On the ffret ballot ex-Gov. Cushman li. Davis re ceived ud votes and Gordon K. Cole 1. Tbs nomination was made unanimous. This secures the election of Mr. Davis on Jan, 18. COCKRELL HkNOMINATED. St. Louis, Jan. 6.—The Democratic members of the Legislature in caucus to night at City nominated Mr. ■toktt-ll e Unit'd Unites iHTohl. VIRGINIA. P*t Sent lot he Green Mountniu Boys. Ya., Jan. 'The City and .Mayor of Winchester, In re to the resolutions passed by the Vermont Legislature thanking the citi zens of Winchester for aiding in the dedication of monuments to their fallen sons on the battlefields of Cedar Creek and Opequon Sept. 19, 1885, says: “The citizens of appreciate highly vour confi dence and good and they reiterate the pledge that thPßponumcnls which tho citizens ot Vermont have erected on the fields of civil strife at Opequon and Cedar Creek to the no mory ol their dead shall be as faithfully pre served and as scrupulously protected a il they stood upon the battlefields of Ver mont, where Starke’s courage Illumined the patriotic hearts of Virginians and New Englanders alike in times that tried men's souls, and when Washington anil Putnuni stood shoulder to shoulder in their common detcueo of the freedom o/ the colonies.” Akiri-el islb'il. YoßiGJn^^^-It Is predicted Vat a tie up will occur in Brooklyn Ivltbin lortv-elght hours on the lines of ■he Brooklyn City Company and the rßroiidway Company, should Presidents ’ Lewis and Beers not recede from the po- Mil loti they have taken. The timetables issued by both these officials are ob nodjious to the men. Meetings of all the interested were hold to-night, aud wi re adopted that unless the 1 wc-e agreed to an lm tie-up should lake place. i imiiiiingh” Gang Jailed is, -lan. —The Adams Ex. * Kredenok Wltrock, W. W. HUgbt and Thomas Weaver were taken Kit;e penitentiary to-dsv. As the train IMliedoul a number of United States Kk pe-HH employes joined in giving three cheers for ••Jim Cummings.” Marquis of (Jasensberry Rule#. Edinburg, Jan. 6.— The Marchioness rlwuiieensuerry has Instituted an aotlon loWivoree a/ainst ner biisband, the Mar quis of (jueensbi rrv. The aotlon will be tried here and will begin next week. The Marquis Is 42 yorrs ol age. He was mar ried Feb. 26, 180(1, to Svbil, daughter of Alfred Montgomery, Esq., by whom he has had four sons and one daughter. An Epidemic or Typhoid Fever. Paris, Jan. o.—An eplderoloof typhoid fever is raging at Clermont-Ferrand. Eighteen hundred persons, out or a popu lation or 40,000, have been attacked. Them arc 4(H) oases in the barracks. It is supposed that thoepldemio was started by impure water. France’s Population. Paris, Jan. o.—The census of France for 18-sii shows a total population of 88.- '218.D00. against population of Pari* increased only 75,000, ■ gainst au increase 0f‘280,000 reaorded la 1881. Killed liy a Hippopotamus. Paris, Jan. The hippopoßoiut at Zoological killed one of Us oo a