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WILL ADJOUBN SINE DIE
Besolntion Pawed by the Senate
Concurred in by the Hone to
Adjourn Sine Die Saturday,
October SO.
Ike Senate Will 2fot Act on the Tariff Bill
Until After the Election The Will
j of the People Will Then
' be Knows..
; Wabhtkgtoit, D. C, October 18. The
'conference report on the bill' for the allot
ment of lands in severalty to the United
Peorias and Miamis in the Indian Territory
was presented and agreed to.
Senator Gray, in the absence of the two
Connecticut senator?, presented and read a
memorial of 500 citizens of Connecticut,
workingrnen, wage earners, manufacturers
and farmers in favor of the Mills bill and
the admission of raw materials, particularly
wool, salt, lumber, tin plates, etc., free of
'duty, was laid on the table with the resolu
tion for a recess from next Saturday io the
19th of November, and Senator Paddock
moved to amend it by making the reces3 be
gin on the 27th of November and end on th9
J2th of November.
Senator Allison said he had consulted sen
ators on both sides of the cnamber and
thought the prevailing opinion was in favor
of adjournment until the first Monday in
December. He understood that the senator
from Georgia (Mr. Brown) would offer a
resolution to that eff eot and if bo, he (Mr.
Allison) would support it
Senator Brown thereupon offered a reso
lution for a final adjournment of this ses
sion at 1 o'clook next Saturday. He said he
did not believe that the passage of the tariff
bill wonld be effected by a prolongation of
the session. If the democrats were success
ful at the coming presidential election,
something like the Mills bill would be
passed, and if the republicans were success
ful something like the senate bill would be
passed. The popular opinion on the Bubject
would be known after the election.
Senator Evarts spoke in favor of Senator
frown's resolution, and Senator Paddock
'favored the amendment offered by him.
Senator Cockrell ridiculed a remark by
Senator Paddock to the effect that he and
hia peode desired the passage of the senate
ibill. That claim he eaid was perfectly far
cical. If republican senators wanted to
pass the bill before the election the demo
cratic senators wonld stay with them, but
it was a farce to undertake it, and the sena
tor from Nebraska knew it,
Senator Paddock 6aid that the primary
'trouble about the matter was that there had
sot been a quorum in the house for six
weeks.
Senator Cockrell That does not make a
particle of difference. The house has noth
ing to do with the bill. Now, when the sen
ate passes this bill there will be a quorum of
'the house to act on it. It is the republican
senate that has to do with it.
' The presiding officer intimated that Sena
tor Cockrell was not in order, and expressed
the hope that the senators would co-operate
with him in maintaining order.
. Senator Cockrell We will do so. We will
,help you. Laughter. Do not (to Senator
Paddock) trouble yourself about the house.
,The house will take care of itself; take care
of the senate. Here is your responsibility,
j After some further discussion by Senators
.Cockrell, Paddock and Aldrich, Senator
Allison said he would accept the amendment
Joffered by Senator Brown. A majority of
the democrats voted in the affirmative, while
ja majority of the republicans voted no.
There was a demand for a division, and the
(chairman, after a longer pause than usual,
declared the concurrent resolution adopted.
, Mr. Teller offered a resolution instructing
iha committee on Indian affairs, to inquire
,as to the truth of the report that the secre
tory of the interior has purchased a large
jnumber of wagons for the Indian service,
that were manufactured with prison labor in
the Btate of Tennessee. He made some re
marks on the subjeot, intimating that the
'complaint was against the late commis
'sioner of Indian affairs.
; After a lively debate between Senators
Teller, Bate and Cockrell, the resolution
4went over on an objection by Senator
jCockrelL
S The senate then took a recess for half an
jhour, in the expectation of some message
. from the president.
The senate then resumed consideration
of the tariff bill, and was addressed by Sen
ator Aldrich, one of the members of the
finance committee. Senator Aldrich as
serted that the table concerning tariff rates
in the house and senate bills, furnished by
the bureau of statistics and produced some
days ago by Senator Vest, was full of mis
statements and errors, and entirely inaccu
rate and misleading, and that the bureau
officials, if they knew anything about the
subject, must have known that it was. The
"discussion was continued by Senators Frye,
lEvarts and Teller.
i Senator Cockrell replied to Senator Al
drich's criticism of the tables of the bureau
and said that they were perfectly correct,
land had been made out under headings pre
pared by himself and Mr. Eppenstein, a
Prussian employe of the bureau, who had
(been in the department at least since 1869,
and who bad no interests directly or indi
rectly in any misrepresentations.
Senator Allison offered n resolution au
thorizing the finance committee to continue
the investigations into tariff matters, which
.was laid over until to-morrow, and the sen
ate then adjourned.
Honse.
, Wasiiixgton, D. C, October 18. Mr. Cox,
F of New York, was in the chair when the
house met this morning. After prayer by
the chaplain, Mr. Farquhar, of New York,
e and called the chair's attention to rule
of the house, which directs the speaker to
cause the journal to be read on the appear
ance of a quorum. He was unwilling that
certain members should absent themselves,
while others like himself had remained here
since December. There had been one or
two motions to adjourn which had been
treated somewhat cautiously and it was time
that the house should come to some reason
able arrangement as to whether membsrs
houldbe parties to a political game or
'whether they should adjourn properly and
in order. He believed that the speaker in
the house, whatever his engagements might
be elsewhere, and there was no reason for
his absence on account of sickness, should
preside over the skeleton house as long as
the members were willing to stay to trans
Act the skeleton business. He felt that it
wasn't only a disgrace but an affront to the
intelligence of congress to have too insig
nificantly attended bodies waiting patiently
the movements of the political parties.
Mr. Bichardson of Tennessee, demanded
the regular order, and the speaker pro tern
directed the clerk to read the journal, but
Mr. Farquhar objected, and eslled attention
to the fact that there was no quorum
"present.
The speaker pro tern said that (he chair
had not counted the house and couldn't tell
officially whether there was a quorum pros
eat or not The present occupant of the
chair didn't like to rule on the question so
.as to change the universal practice. The
journal was then read and the speaker pro
tern said that without objection the journal
would stand approved.
E. B. Taylor, of Ohio I object
The speaker pro tern Does the gentleman
offer as amendment?
Jar. Taylor I do not I object
The speaker pro tern The quetjifn "is oa
approving the journal. .
The question having been put, Mr. Taylor
raised the point of no quorum.
The speaker pro tern said that on examin
ation be discerned that it was the duty of
ibe speaker as i not the house to approve
tkeioomaL .The journal was therefore ap-
granting the right of way to a water com
pany across am Indian reservation in Ari
zona, and asked consent to non-concur in
the senate amendment Agreed to.
On motion of Mr. Forney, of Alabama, a
resolation was adopted authorizing the com
mittee on appropriations to sit during tne
vacation.
The speaker pro tem laid before the house
the adjournment resolution of the senate.
Mr. McMillan, of Tennessee, briefly re
viewed the work of what he termed the
present extraordinary session of congress,
devoting himself especially to the consider
ation of action on the tariff bill.
Mr. Bayne, of Pennsylvania, in discussing
the Mills bill, averred that the bill, as it
passed the house, was the protection and in
spiration of the sugar trust A leading dem
ocrat of New York, the president of the
trust, had appeared eiiher directly or indi
rectly before the ways and means commit
tee, and secured from that committee such
protection as would enable the trust to
flourish. '
Mr. Turner, of Georgia, said that the gen-
tlamnn had nrohnblv fo'eotten that the
statement made by him had been denied by
all the gentleman who constituted the ways
and means committee, and as the gentleman
persisted in the statement he (Mr. Turner)
would be obliged if the gentleman would
state the evidence upon which he founded it
Mr. Bayne rcplied that it was denied by
eentlemen here that Mr. Havemeyer ap
peared before the ways and means commit
tee, officially, but it was admitted by mem
bers of the committee that Mr. Havemyer
and his attorney had conversations with
them respecting tne duties on sugar.
Mr. Breckenridge, of Kentucky The
statement the gentleman has made is abso
lutely untrue. That must go on record.
Mr. McMillan It is a statement which
cannot be substantiated in any way in the
world, for it is absolutely devoid of all fact'
Mr. .Bayne remarxea mai ine commitiee
had consciously or unconsciously after the
visit of Mr. Havemyer, changed the Mills
bill so as to protect the sugar
trust The original bill reported by the
committee drew the line at No. 16, but it was
changed as to draw the line at No. 13. The
object sought by the sugar trust was to have
the line drawn at No. 13, and the result of
the change was to the advantage of the trust.
The visit of Mr. Havemeyer and the change
in the bill was coincident
Mr. Turner said that the statement of the
fact made by the gentleman was untrue.
The change in the schedule occurred prior
to the visit of Mr. Havemeyer. He charac
terized as extraordinary the statement made
by Mr. Blaine in Indiana the other day upon
this subject. The statements, whether made
by the gentleman from Pennsylvania, by
by the managers of the senate bill, or by
Mr. Blaine, were untrue.
Mr. Bayne Consciously or unconsciously,
the Mills bill promotes the sugar trust If
the gentleman disclaims the intentions to
promote the interest of the trust, he should
amend the bill so as to conform to the sen
ate bill.
Mr. E. B. Taylor said that in view of the
extraordinary statement of Mr. Turner, and
the still more extraordinary statement of
Mr. Breckenridge. in regard to a conversa
tion with Mr. Havemeyer, he desired to read
from the record of July 9. He quoted from
a running discussion between the two Breck
enridges, end Mr. McComas, of Maryland,
in which he citsd, Mr. Breckenridge, of Ar
kansas, as stating he had a talk with Mr.
Havemeyer about the sugar refining business,
and also Mr. Breckenridge, of Kentucky, as
refusing to deny that Mr. Havemeyer had
had a hearing before the ways and means
committee. In our part of the country, con
tinued Mr. Taylor, we do not particularly
pride ourselves on being chivalrous, but we
have an appreciation of what honesty and
fair dealings are, and when Mr. Mills tells
Mr. Blaine that the committee on ways and
means had no audience with Mr. Have
meyer, he tells absolute truth in words, but
a (a pause) mistake in fact
Mr. Breckenridge, of Kentucky, charged
that Mr. Taylor had so read from the,record
as to give a false coloring to what he
(Breckenridge) had said, and remarked
that that was a specimen of the fair play
which the gentlemen said was admired in
his part of the country. It was an ontrage
on decency, as well as a violation of truth,
for the gentlemen to say that Mr. Mills,
when he denied the statement of Mr.
Blaine, had been accurate to the letter, but
false in the spirit. It was gratuitous
and without foundation, and it would stick
to the gentleman as all intentionally falsa
statements did during the balance of his
public life.
The discussion between the two gentle
men became heated, and many bitter things
were Baid on both sides, but the dispute
finally ended with mutual explanations and
regrets.
The senate resolution for final adjourn
ment was then concurred in. The house
then adjourned.
A Prominent Knight Interviewed.
PrrrsBUBa, Pa., October 18. W. T. Lewis,
master workman of the miners national dis
trict assembly, Knights of Labor, is in this
city. Mr. Lewis is one of the Knights
whose name has been prominently men
tioned in connection with the election for
general master workman of the order. In
an interview he said he would noc accept
the office if tendered him.
"If Mr. Powderly desires it he will be re
elected, but I have understood from him he
would not be a candidate."
"Is there any foundation for the charges
that Candidate Barry has made about the
order?"
"Yes, there is truth in what Barry says,
but it is not proper to have them published.
They are truths that do not concern the
public By these truths I mean the differ
ences .existing between the officers, the dif
ferent polices that they advocate, and so on.
These are matters, however, that should be
settled by the general assembly. If the or
der of the Knights of Labor cannot reform
itself from within, it does not occur to me
that there can be reform outside or among
those opposed to it It is true that the order
is reduced in membership."
A B03IANTIC, CASE.
The Peculiar and Unexpected Ending of a
Xong Iregal Contest.
BrsatrsGHAM, Ala., October IS. A re
markable and long legal contest of a will
has just been ended in a most unexpected
manner in Winston county, Ala. Twelve
years ago Charges H. Baker was known as
the richest man in Winston. He owned sev
eral large plantations and a store, from
which he supplied the small farmers for
miles around. He discounted notes, and in
other ways accumultsd a large fortune, a
considerable portion of which was cash.
Baker was then living with his second wife
and two children; also three sons by a for
mer wife.
In the summer of 1578 Baker went to
Memphis Tenn., where he always sold bis
cotton and did his banking. When the yel
lew fever broke out in Memphis he was
caught there and could not return home on
account of the rigid quarantine regulations.
After the fever had been raging several
weeks Baker's name one day appeared on
the list of new case-, and soon afterward
the family heard that he was dead. Then
the widow filed for probate a will, in which
he left her and her children the principal
part of the fortune and made her adminis
tratrix without bond. Baker's sons by bis
first marriage contested the will, and ten
years of bitter litigation followed, the final
result being that the widow and her children
secured the bulk of what property the law
yers had left them.
The three sons immediately secured an
injunction restraining Mrs. Baker from
taking charge of the property, claiming that
they had secured evidence of a later will.
The day after the injunction was served
Charles H. Baker himself, sown very old
man, appeared at the old homestead and
claimed bis fortune. It seems he did not
die of yellow fever, bat after be recovered,
after several weeks, his reason was none.
andthe past was a blank to him. He had
drifted her and there as a common t-anr,
finally taming a p in.' Buenos Ayras; ttoasta
and andertbe care of a Spanish phyrleiaa
recovered bis reason. He than worked hie
way to New Orleans as a common sailor, and
after many hardships reached his home. Ha
confirms the claim of his son that ha had
made a later will, in which fee made eeaal
division of his property among hia wife and
five children.
SENSATIONAL. KARKIAQK.
AEeamtifal Halfbreed Indian' Girl Weds a
Wealthy Englishman.
Stahdiho Bock, Dae., October 18. The
people of the agency have been greatly sur
prised by a Eensational courtship culminat
ing in a marriage here yesterday. Last
week a small party of eastern gentlemen
who were scouring this section on a hunting
and pleasure excursion, lost their bearings
and went to the agency, where the Indians
gave them the necessary information in re
gard to the route. In the company wa3
Henry Ashburton, a wealthy young man
of Leeds, England. While preparing din
ner in their tent the day after their arrival
the daughter of one of the leading chiefs
entered and approached the young Briton
threw her arms around his neck, repeat
edly kissing him. The young woman was
very good looking, and the young man
though sreatly astonished did no: attempt
to check her. The acquaintance ripened
into love. The wedding took place yester
day. The maiden is a half breed about
18 years of age. Her face is white and
delicate. Attired in civilized and fashion
able garments, no one would suspect she
was of Indian parentage.
The Fever at Decatur.
Nashville, Tzhn., October 18. A special
to the American from Decatur, Alabama,
say?: Three new cases are reported to-dayJ
H. C. Jones, jr., president of the board of
relief, was taken down this morning, and it
is feared he is going to have a bad time. Bab
Skinner, a saloon keeper, and Willis Wise,
a prominent colored man, are the
other two. Of the four cases re
ported yesterday, Dixon is considered
the worst, but he is doing well. Two
deaths are reported for the twenty-four
hours ending at noon to-day. Mr. Hubble,
a stonemason, died last meat and James
Ford, a prominent contractor, died at 11
o'clock to-day. Miss Parker is very low to
day. E. K. Young is improving. Frank
Pnyster is sitting up and will be able to
leave his room in another day or two. All
the rest of the sick are doing well. Frank
Howard was appointed president of the
board of relief this morning, to act during
the illness of H. C. Jones, jr.
T. 31. C. A. Convention.
Abilene, Kan., October 18. The second
day of the Young Men's Christian associa
tion convention has been one of much inter
est. A number of additional delegates have
arrived, until the number is swelled to 500,
all of which are being well cared for by our
citizens. Among the delegates are seven
Indians from the Haskell institute. The
following officers were elected for the en
suing year.
President, S. T. Walker, of Olathe; first
vice president, Dr. Bnndy, of Manhattan;
second vice president, Charles Smith, of
Washington; seoretary, Alfred W. Parrott,
of Clay Center; assistant secretary, W. A.
Brubaker, of Topeka; press secretary, F.
M. Filson, of Concordia. "
The convention is on9 of the most inter
esting ever held in the state.
Too Homely to Live.
Kansas Cm, Mo., October 18. Julia
Beck, a well educated young woman, 27
years of age, who lived with her mother and
sisters at SOI Wabash avenue, committed
suicide with chloroform, late last night
At 4:30 o'clock this afternoon she was found
in her room unconscious, having taken the
ttrug several hours before. She ended her
life because she considered herself very
homely, while she was really fairly good
looking and prepossessing. She had been
melancholy and despondent for several
years. She left a note explaining the
suicide, expressing a desire to be cremated,
and asked that her body be fixed up nice,
and requesting her relatives not to mourn
for her. She made an attempt on her life
at Wichita ten years ago.
A Sweeping Prairie Fire.
Bismaeck, Dak., October 18. A sweeping
prairie fire created a large amount of de
struction in the neighborhood of Lake Mar
den, Olive county. Monday afternoon
heavy clouds of smoke were observed in
that direction. A furious west wind com
menced blowing, which soon spread in the
direction of the Square buttes, the dry grass
burning all through the day and night Yes
terday morning the wind again rose with
the sun, when a rift bearing down on San
ger was seen on fire. It appeared for a
time that the county court house would go.
A huge column of flame swept by. The
whitened walls of the court house could be
seen intact though several outside build
ings and haystacks were consumed. The
damage has not been ascertained.
Fonnd Guilty of Embezzlement.
Hnxsnoso, O., October 18. Captain D..
Q. Morrow, of this town, special judge ad
vocate of the court martial which tr.ed Wal
ter S. Payne, ex-commander-in-chief of the
Sons of Veterans, hss forwarded the trans
cript of the proceedings to General Abbott,
commander-in-chief at Chicago. Payne
was found guilty on two of the four charges
preferred, embezzlement of the funds of
the order and the violation of a pledge
wheroby the order was deprived for a long
tune ot tne ue of $l,uuu of rts fuaas. xne
court martial sentenced him to dishonora
ble dismissal, subject to the approval by the
commander-in-chief.
Disobeyed Canning Orders.
SHTPPESBBUBa, Pa., October 18. Two
passenger trains on the Cumberland Valley
road, collided on a curve near here this
morning, and one man was killed and a
great number injured. Tne accident re
sulted from disobedience of running orders
on the part of Conductor Lynn, of the west
bound train, which had on board about 300
passengers for Hagerstown. Both engines
were demolish."! and the express and bag
gage cars were wrecked. Charles Hitner.
of Chambersborg, baggagemaster, was
killed. The number wounded cannot be
ascertained at present
New Cases at Fernandia.
Nxw Yobs:, October 18. The following
telegram has been received by W. B. C.
Daryea, secretary of the Fernandia relief
committee:
FzBHAXDiA, FiiA., October 18. New cases
19; whites 2. No deaths. This low rating
of cases must not deceive you, as by decision
of the executive committee the returns of
the colored auxilliary committee are omitted,
as it had got somewhat mixed. It is an in
crease of nearly 50 per cent on the same
baste of returns. The weather is Tery warm.
The city is quiet
Signed B.& Scmrrtxn,
Secretary Howard Association.
Maxwell Grant Invalid.
Chicago, October 18. Dr. J. L. Gunning,
of Amsterdam, Holland, who represents the
Dutch bondholders of the Maxwell land
grant as in the city, having jast retained
from New Mexico, where the parties to the
grant have their holdings. Dr Gunning
says arrangements will soon be made at
Washington with fee goreraraent' to in
demnify the settlers on the grant, who
bought their property when Secretary Cox,
of the interior department, decided that the
Maxwell grant was not a valid one.
A htarine Reporter DrawueS.
MicxtntrCrn, sixes., Ootobar-'IS. F.
J. Simpson, a marine reporter, fell out afar
boat and was drowned last evening. Mr.,
Simpson was about 40 years of.ege and had
been engaged at marine .repwUag at
Straights for seventeen years. .
r- Shae KatnlayM racked :Ow. , -St.
Loom. OatobnrlB. The Brown afcae)
company of this city has loans1 oat saan
ingtotionAila iihthe anintoyas .
A BSMABKABLE SESSION.
These Wave MmlUb latronTeed.rasMe',
anal Placed am the Calendar, than
in any Frevteaa Sea-
aUaaf Congress. "
The Meaaerable Deadlock-Business Await
ing 'the Fifty-first Congress This
Bastion the longest on Hecord
Washington News.
Waszezbotok, D. C, October 19. To
morrow at 1 o'clook the first session of the
Fiftieth oongresa will end, the longest con
tinued session in the history of nearly a
century of congresses, having lasted 321
daa. The longest session previous was 302,
days, ending September 30. Apart from
the protracted but interesting discussion of
the tariff question in both houses, and the
unparalleled dead-lock in the consideration
of the bill to refund the direct tax, the ses
sion has been remarkable in several ways,
put none more than in the enormous num-
'bir of measures introduced in both branches
it congress.
In the senata 3,641 bills and 621 joint reso
lutions were presented, and the house record
ran up to the unequalled figures of 11,59;
bills and 220 joiot resolutions, making the
grand total of 15,585 measures introduced in
one session. In the senate 2,394 measures
were reported back from committees and
plaoed on the calendar, a much larger pro
portion than in the house, where 8,305 meas
ures of the total number of 11,828 introduced
still slumber in the committee rooms.
Among the measures of publio interest
which have become laws are the following:
Belating to permissible marks on mail mat
ter, for the division of the Sioux reserva
tion, for a conference with the south and
central Aaiericrn nations, limiting the hours
of letter carriers, makine Lieutenant Gen
era ISheridan, general of the army, to es
tablish a department ot labor, for an inter
national maritime conference,'requiring the
Pacific Railroad company to maintain tele
graph lines, to prohibit the coming of
Chinese laborers to the United States,
for the establishment of rules in respect to
the St. Marie and other canals, to create
boards of arbitration and to settle contro
versies between common carriers and their
employes, to prevent the return of Chine-e
laborers of this country, aid state homes for
disabled soldiers, and changing the date of
meeting of the elsctorial college.
In the next stage, that is in conference be
tween the two houses are two bills of the
first importance, namely, repeating the pre
emption and timber eclture laws, and pro
viding a general homestead law, .and de
claring a forfeiture of unearned railroad
grants.
Pending before the senate is the house
tariff bill and the senate substi'ute. The
senate passed bills to divide Dakota and to
admit the southern half as a state and to aid
common schools, (the Blair Bill) but they
never reached the house for action.
In the senate the same thing can be said
of the following bills which passed the
house, the fisheries retaliation bill, whose
passage was recommended by the president,
authorizing the issue of fractional silver
certigcates; allowing the regulation, by
states, of railware chartered by the United
States.
The following are the most important
bills unacted upon in the senate calender:
For admission of Montanna and Washing
ton Territories, to prohibit the alcoholic
liquor traffic; to declare trusts unlawful.
The following measures of importance
were reported from house committees and
are still on the house calendar: To refund
the direct tax (a vote of which will be taken
early in December next) under an agree
ment by which the memorable dead-Iocs
over this bill was broken. For the payment
of arrears of pensions; requiring the invest
ment of the national bank redemption fund
m circulating notes: the Pacific railroad
funding bill (deba'ed but never reached
the point of action) to include telegraph
companies in the interstate commerce act;
to promote commercial union with Canada;
to incorporate the Nicaragua canal company
for the organization of the territory of Okla
homa, (debated but never finally voted on.;
The following are important senate bills
which slumber in -committee rooms: Re
questing the president to open negotiations
with Great Britain, looking to the annexa
tion of Canada to the United States; for the
free coinage of silver; to repeal the oleo
margarine aot; to provide a naval reserve;
the Hennepin canal bill; to reduce letter
postage to 1 cent; to grant woman suffrage,
and measures proposing radical changes in
the government's financial policy.
The following are original bouse bills,
which likewise never get out of the com
mittee room: To repeal the internal reve
nue law, and the tobacco tax, to prohibit
mailing of newspapers containing lottery
advertisements, to lay a graduated income
tax, for a bounty on sugar, to repeal the
civil service law; for full reciprocity
between the United State; and Can
ada: to restrain judicial proceedings to
be brought against tha Pacific railroads;
to provide more efficient mail service
between the United States and South Amer
ica, to break ap trusts and various measures
proposing changes in our pension, tariffs
and financial laws.
Themoet important private bill of the
session were those pensioning Mrs. Logan
and Mrs. Frank P. Clair, both of which be
came laws, and tho bills to pexuion Mrs.
Waite and Mrs. Sheridan, which passed the
senate, bat were never acted upon by the
house.
T. V. POWDEBLY.
He Beads Telegrams to the Brotherhoods
in Session at Biehmond, Va., and
Colaaabns, O., Aching lor Fra
ternal Ca-operatlon.
He Wan
ts all tabor Organizations
Unite as One Bo4y, isutt
WerJE Together la
Harmony.
Philadelphia, Pa., October 19. General
Master Workman Powderly to-day made
the first movement towards securing the
fraternal co-operation of all labor organi
zations of tho country, by sending tele
grams to the conventions of the Brother
hood of Locomotive Engineers at Bieh
mond, Va., and the Brotherhood of Bail
road Brakemen, which is in session at Co
iumbu?, Ohio. The dispatch to the engi
neers was as follows:
PHTLADSLPniA, Pa.. October 19, 1888.
To P. M. Artier. Q. C. E.B. asd L. Biehmond.
Vs.
Accept fraternal greeting, and bet wishes
for a successful session. Will your conven
tion consent to fraternal co-operation with
other labor organizations to the end that all
disputes may be properly and equitably ad
justed? The time i now at hand when all
labor organizations on this continent for
getful of the past, should co-operate on
essentials for the welfare of alL Our hand
is extended in friendship.
- (Signed) T. V. Powdxsxt,
Grand Master Workman Knighte of Labor.
The dispatch to the brakemans' brother
hood was an follows:
PnxLADaxpnxA. October 19.
TbCaniawtfon Brotherhood -at BailrosdBraka-
uoiawiana. mun
to taken to a
between aU labor
that tha iiitnaili of att asar- be
Jaxaa-enaaa at
aaeavam ao-owenKvv aaawauai -- i aaaaa aa i na-
nsay no hand tarn tha brake aaatwfliatoo
f Signed T. V. Pomaavr,
r -n , G.M.W.K.CL.
this," said Mr. fowderly this afternoon.
"Shortly after the Burlington striae began
several prominent members of the Brother
hood came to see me at Seranton, and our
interview was such as to convince me that
something could be done to bring about a
better state of feeling between the two or
ganizations. We are already working the
conjunction with the Brotherhood on the
Union Paeioc, and are ready to co-operate
with them on all other roads. Nor does this
refer only to the engineers, firemen and
brakemen. but to all other labor organiza
tions. I am in favor of a federation of alL
There is not room for two warring organi
zations in this country, but there is room
if they work together for the common
good for alL I am rea-y to go as far as
any man in America in order o bring
about this union of interest, and I am satis
fied that the men who are the heads of eth
er laboring organizations, have the interest
of the men whom they represent as much at
heart, as I profess to have, and I certainly
expect to see all working in harmony in a
very short time."
A B. & O. WBECK.
A Passenger Train Goes Over a Trestle
W. 8. Greer and Wife, of Dodge City,
Among the Injured.
PrrrsBxmo, Pa., October 19. It is re
ported here that the Cincinnati express on
the Baltimore fcOhio was wrecked near
Washington. Pa., this morning. Three
psr-ons are reported killed and alargenum
ber injured.
A telephone dispatch from Washington,
Pa., says: The accident was caused by the
train running into an open switch. The
train was completely wrecked, the engineer
and firemen and two others lulled. Fifteen
were injured. Among the seriously in jured
are Stephen Collins, superintendent of the
Pittsburg postofnee and Captain Batchelor,
aiso or tms city.
LATEB FABTICULASS.
Another dispatch says: The Cannon Ball
express on the Baltimore fe Ohio, which left
Cincinnati last night ran into an open
switch, near the Washington, Pa., depot
about 6:30 o'clock this morning and was
precipitated over a trestle, a distance of ten
feet. The train was running at a high rate
of speed and was almost completely
wrecked, Engineer James Noonan, a passen
ger named Newell, of Wheeling, West Vir
ginia, were instantly killed and about twen
ty were injured, a number seriously. The
list so far as known at present is:
KILLED.
James Noonan, engineer, Pittsburg.
Mr. Newell, passenger, Wheeling, West
Virginia.
injured.
Harvey Brown, fireman, badly mangled:
will die.
James W. Batchelor, Pittsburg, uncon
scious: very serious.
W. S. Greer, Dodge City. Kan.; badly
bruised about the side and head.
Mrs. W. S. Greer, Dodge City, spine in
jured. A. Brockman and wife, Pittsburg; injuries
not believed to be serioss.
Henry Murray, of Burgettstown, Pa.;
slightly hurt
S. W. Cowell, of New York; bruised and
cut."
A. Tarnier, of Chicago, bruised.
A. L. Brown, of Chicago, bruised.
John Jones, residence not known, badly,
bruised.
C. W. Matthews, conductor of sleeper,
badly bruised.
Mrs. W. J. McConkey, injured; not seri
ous. Mrs.. Hannah MoKinney, New Concord,
O.. slightly hurt
Mr. Fifer, Allegheny, leg broken.
Baggagemaster Henry Pugh, badly hurt
The acrident was caused by a misplaced
swith. The train jumped the track and ran
into the "Y" near the depot The curve is
so short that the train could not keep the
track, and jumped over the trestle.
BXTJBDeBEO AND BObBED.
Two
Paymasters Killed and Bobbed of
$13,000 by Highwaymen.
WiLKEsnABsz, Pa., October 19. A most
daring murder and robbery occurred this
morning, a few miles from here on the
Wilkesbarrejnountain. Paymaster John B.
MoClure, and Stable B033 Hugh Flanigan,
of Philadelphia, and their horse were shot
dead and a sum of money amounting to
12,000 in their possession, was taken by the
murderers. The murdered men were on
their way to pay the workmen onMoFadden's
new branch of the Lehigh Valley railroad,
between Mill creek and Lausann. They
were riding in a bugsy through a strip
of woods to the plaoe where the pay
ments were to be made, when the highway
men stepped out of the woods and crying
"halt," they shot the horse dead and also
both the paymasters. The money was in a
box and was composed of gold and silver,
which they took and fled for parts un
known. The daring aot has caused a great
excitement here, and all efforts are being
made by the police, detectives and citizens
to capture the villians. .
The bodies of J. B. MoClure and Flanigan
were discovered at about a quarter toll
o'clock by Contractor McFadden, of Phila
delphia, who was coming from his office at
Juniper creek about a mue and a half from
the scene of the tragedy. He first Baw the
empty buggy and the horse bleeding from
gun shot wounds. He next discovered
McClure, below the wheels quite dead and
with bullet holes in his head. McFadden
then returned to his oi&ce for his foreman,
and the two went to the scene of the
tragedy. Both armed themselves. On
reaching the lonely spot they found Flani
gan's body lying alongside the road. He
bad been shot in the head. The money,
$11,000 in currency and $1,000 in specie,
which bad baen carried in a leather satchel
was gone, l bis money bad been drawn out
of the Wyoming National bank of this city
atlOCclockims morning, uotn aocuinre
and Flannigan were well armed. It is
thought they were shot from ambush.
Great excitement prevails. One of a par
ty of Hungarians driving furiously through
i he upper part of this city, thi3 afternoon,
fell out of the wagon, and was arrested on
suspicion of being connected with the trag
edy. He gave the name of John Bobbins
and said that he and his companions were
on their way from Plymouth to the railroad
depot All were drunk and it is not likely
'that they are the assassins. Local detectives
and policemen are out, and telegrams con
cerning the assastination have been sent to
all points.
A STTINDLEB OAPICKED.
So& Clever Detective "Work Saeeeedsla
Bringing a Fugitive- to Jnetiee.
Nzw Yosx, October 19. Inspector Byrnes
received a cable dispatch to-day from Ant
werp, signed by Detective Heidelberg, an
nouncing the capture of Adolph Sambolino,
who is wanted or swindling has employer
David Spiro, a fur importer at 606 Broad
way, this city, out of at least $20,000 and
perhaps more. Sambolino was Spiro's con
fidential clerk.
The story of hie crime is peculiar, and his
pursuit and capture were remarkably clever
deteetivs work. Incidentally, too, the re
sult involves the exposure of the madeliiy of
SamboUito's wife. Mr. Spiro was in Euro; e
last summer. When he returned, inJsly,
Sambolino, who bad charge of all the boei
nias, declared tea ho- had token the books
of the arm to his hom in Breofc-lysv-whee
ftey hi , been bleed
-awe t wanaa-, ueen uj an nenwoessno'e
MaarBynte. TWiMta.
sggRgy.yygy fc
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tion about bar hmbaad Ta?,
MiiTiiaait
MMOBweaiM "-"t- its, d it' j".
auuuuuDoi xauajeSBBese to bar aaav
band. t -ji
Two weeks asm. bowavar. lffn .- ..?. v
engaged paasage on tha Sad Star stoaaafchto 1
for Antwerp. Detective Heidelberg we
neat across tne Atlantis on the swifter.,- iV '
ft ascogno, or tne x reach line. IeaT-
ing about the same time. He landed at Havre) '
and from there went by rail to Antwerp. "
reacmng the city three hours before too rest
star steamer with Mrs. Sambolino an board
arrived. As had been expected by Inepec- "
tor Byrnes, Sambolino was on the dock to
meet his wife, and was at onco arrested by -Heidelbere.
The fmmire clerk will kW
brought back to New York as soon as tho &J
necessary papers can be sent to Antwerp.
W. C T. U. COXVEHTXOK.
Delegates From All Farts nf the Called
States Participate in the Exercises.
NewYobk, October 19. The fifteenth an
nual convention of the Women's Christianv
Temperance union, convened in the Metro-
pohtan house this morning. Delegates
were present from all parts of the United
States. The auditorium was filled with the
representatives while the officers and in
vited guests occupied the platform. Tho
galleries were filled with ladies and a
marked feature was the noticeable absence
of the sterner sex. The convention opened
at 9 o'clock with devotional exercises, led
by Mrs. Henry, of Illinois, chairman of tho
evangelical board. MissK Willard spoke
of the work of the union and the earnest
ness of the members. The Woman's Suff
rage league omcers entered while the presi
dent was speaking and hung up their ban
ner of yellow silk. Mrs. H. M. Barker, of
Dakota, followed Miss Willard, with
prayer. General Daw then made s brief
speech.
W ben General Daw had finished then was
a little breeze. Mrs. Monroe, of Xenia, O..
moved (hat all the resolutions be referred to
the committee on resolutions withoat bsing
read. Mrs. Foster, of Clinton, la., a lady
who is prominent in republican politics, of
fered an amendment asking that all pro
tests and memorials be referred to the exec
utive committee without reading. A con
siderable amount of discussion followed.
The president created a stir by announcing
that she was aware there was some very in
teresting protests about to be presented.
The delegate from Iowa, it is claimed, will
offer a memorial asking that the Womans'
Christ'an Temperance Union announce that
they will not have anything to do with poli
tics. The amended resolution passed by
vote of 214 to 78.
A 8BN3AT10K.
A fecret Organization of Anarchists Bis
covered in Nevada, Mo.
Nevada, Mo., October 19. A paper of
this city created something of a sensation
this afternoon by the publication of theu
fact that for more than a year a secret orga-
nization of anarchists has been in existence
in this city. This branch of the order was
instituted with headquarters at Nevada and
general headquarters at Chicago. Therenre
fifteen charter members, and the society now,
numbers fifty members in Nevada, and
140 members in the county outside the city.
The meeting! are held at private houses and
the number of those attending is curtailed,
in order to prevent the size of the crowd at
tracting attention. The names of those who
have entered the order would be a startling,
surprise. To the outside world the society
is nameless. In inner circles it is known-as
the "En Niot le rirad ov St Lade." The
ritual is written in cipher, and one otths
first paragraphs after ike oath, when trans
lated, is:
"And should I wHlfally break this oath I
will surrender my body to he just ven
geance of my comrades."
Warm Weather Increases the Fever.
NewYobk, October 19. The following
telegram has been received by W. Bl C.
Duryea, secretary of the Fernandina com
mittee: New cases twenty-four, whites three, no
deaths. Inquiries are being made as to the
return of ref ngees. The executive commit-
tee ha3 decided that none will be admitted .
without a special permit, which will only be
granted for extraordinary reasons. Thsy
consider it extremely dangerons for
people to come in at this time. New oasee
of fever among the whites now are very seif
vere, and they do not wish to import any new
material. The warm weather for the past
few days has increased the fever. Mr. J. Wt
Baily is critically ilL The city is quiet AU
danger of the troubles with the negroes ia
considered as past. B, S. Scbtttlxb,
Secretary Howard Association.
Knew He was Going to Bie.
PiTTSBUxa, October 19. Dr. John Scott,
an old and well known dentist of this city,
died on the Fort Wayne express t rata this
morning while en route home from Chicago.
He was attacked with a hemorrhage of the
lungs in Chicago yesterday, but recover!
sufficiently to start for home. On the
train he grew despondent, and finally!
told bis fellow passengers thst he had
presentment that he was going to die. He
was so confident of this fact that ha had the
conductor send two telegrams to relatives
here, informing them of his death on the ",
train. Two hours after the message had,
been sent he was seized with another hem
orrhage, and in five minutes he was dead.
His wife, who was with him, took charge of
the remains and brought them on to" Pitts
burg. A Conflict Feared.
Beazobia, Trx., October 19. A conflict
between the whites and negroes in Fort
Bend and Brazoria counties, is feared, on
account of a lynching that occurred yester
day. Tuesday night, Isaac Vandomwaa
as3asinatei by a negro named Mat Nathan
iel. Yesterday morning the citizens from
the surrounding country assembled, and
began a search for the murderer. He wa;
captured in Wharton. JHis captors started
with him to the Brazoria jaiL When five
miles from Brazoria tney were surrounded by
a crowd who took the prisoner from them'
and hanzed him. Tneneeroes are sreatlv
wrought up over the affair. Threats of re
taliation have been made.
Freight Train Wracked.
FnxxpoBT, Iii., October 19. A heavy
loaded freight train on the Chicago, St.
Paul & Kansas City road, was run into near
here yesterday. The extra which was fol
lowing close behind, Btrcck the caboose off
the regular, causing a bad wreck. 8ix man;
were in the caboose and three werakillesL.
They were John Brown, stockman of StJ
Paul, James Orr, of Larimer, Minnvanei
Edward Hickey, of Fairbanks, Minn. The
injured are . B. Smith, a merehantet
Stockton, whose ankle was badly crashed;,
Frank Martin, of St Charles, who sustained;
internal injuries and was badly bruised.
The train men all escaped.
feaaaUoaal Charges.
Mostzzil, October 19. Warrants for the
arrest of nine well known residents of St
Gunegonde. a snbarb of Montreal, were is-,
buvu uiu uwngw. a ne men are hTiraii
wiia outraging ui n moss oratal winner a!
young and prepossessing French Canadiaai
girl, named Perranlt, who. it is allaMd3
died f rom the effect of her treetoWtTTbiK
girl was buried on Saturday last baton
facts in the case leaking out the hmw
iri!. Doa Efll,eSL to J?T vl
tor who issued the burial cersifleate will mHsi-J?
be arrested. t
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