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Unsurpassedas a Newspaper.^ABREAST oFtHE TIMES, Mrs* nfttni. Th Only HORNINQ++ HEWSPAPJR^That Receives a Telegraphic Report Givingall th Hewscf the World Dally. VOL.30--NO. 31 HELENA,MONTANA TERRITORY, THURSDAY MORNING, JANUARY 10, 1889. FIVECENTS ASHBURNK. BARBOUR, Attorneyana Counselor at Law MAHONK* TKMI'tK, HELENA, M. T. MASSENABULLAhD, Attorneyand Counselor at Law, HMLBNA, ^ MONTANA. WillprirtiMln *n rmirta of record tn the Ter^^ritory. Oftlcs In Gold Hlock. NOLAN^ BEAN,^Law Office^Gold Block i1ilema, MT R.G. DAVIES, ATTOHNIY-AT-LAW,KOOM s, AhHBY BUMK, - 11BLBN A, M T. OR.M. ROCKMAN, PhysicianSurgeon.Acooucher. Oculist andA.unit Memi*rof bu Kr^u^ taro Medical Society, aleo^Navaua Butt* atedlcel Hofietv Office-Pare tot ns 'rug store, ^ ^ rmr above Main^and Broadway. Bnttance on Broadway and Jack-^aim. Helena, Montana, consultation* Id Merman^and Kntdtf h. Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat. DR.M. Q. 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Haviland'sChina, Decorated and Plain Cupsand Saucers, Salad Sets, IJEORFAM SETS, WINE SBTS. ROOHBSTBR LAMI'S. 14Aurora^ Quadruple Plated Silverware, THE BC8T IN THE WORLO. ATTENTIONLADIES! Hareyou seen tbe Fluent Line of Evening*^ Party Slippers InI'ndreeaed Kid, Beaded, ever ohown In the Went. If Ton would like^to **e them call on F.E. GAGE ^ CO., No. 25 Upper Main St TWOCITIES^ MOURN. Readingand Pittsburg, Pa , Each Vis^^ited by One of the Most Disas^^trous Cyclones on Record. Inthe First Named the Victims Will^Number Nearly a Hundred and^the Injured Many More. TheFirst Lives Lost in a Railroad^Paint Shop, the Building Being^Demolished and then Fired. Butthe Most Terrible Disaster Was^at the Reading Silk Mill, Many^Girls Being Buried. AnUnfinished Seven.Story Building^Blown Down* at Pittsburg, En-^gulling Many People. TheWork of Rescuing the Victims^Being Pushed Rapidly by Hun^^dred of Willing Hands. Kkatuno,Pa, Jan. V -Tola la the sad^^dest night ever known In Heading- A^aesthllke pall hanjm upon the city, the re^^sult of the most horrible dUaster In Its^history. A hundred householders are In^mourning as the result of one of the great^^est calamities known to Pennsylvania. A^cyclone swept over the northern portion of^tbe city this afternooa and laid waste^everything within Its reach, and with ter^^rible loss of life. The lives that have Imm*n^sacrificed ami the number that have been^Injured can be only estimated. Tbe moHt^reliable computation at 10 o'clock to-night^Is that not less than sixty persons have^been kilted outright and 100 Injured. How^this terrible calamity occurred !^ about a*^follows: Itwas raining very hard all morning.^Towards noon It cleared almost entirely,^and by 4 o'clock there was every indiea^tion that ther- would t^e an entire cessation^of the rain storm. Half an hour after^^wards the sun made every effort to pen^^etrate the clouds and the tints of the rain^bow were seen in the eastern sky and a^clear sky was overhead. Tills continued^for half an hour longer. Then tbe scene^changed with a suddenness that was appal^^ling, aud the fleecy rleuds gave way to the^ominous signs of a coming storm. Dark^banks of clouds marshalled themselves^towards tbe town and soon the gloom^seemed to have settled over the city. Then^the wind HIHTI.KO, ltd A KKI^ ANI^ TOHK inmail confusion. The storm clouds grew^heavier Mill and louder roared the wind,^lo the wrttieiu itky tne utoim was seen ap^^proaching with a thundering noise. The^swath it cut was narrow, hut Its effect was^terrible. Persons residing along the track^of tbe storm say they saw the first signs of^danger In a funnel shaped maelstrom of^wind and debris, which seemed to gather^up everything within its reach and cast It^right and left. Out in the country houses^and barns were unroofed, farm build^^ings overturned, crops rooted up and^destruction spread in every direction. The^track of this destructive element was not^more than 200 feet wide, and it Is lucky It^only touched the suburbs of the city, it^came from the west, but passed along the^northern border of Heading. It first^touched the Mount Penn Stove works.^Here a corner of the building was struck^and a portion of the roof cut off as nicely^as If done with a pair of scissors. Then^the storm clouds scurried across tome^fields, took off a portion of the roof of J. S.^Sternberg's rolling mill aud a number of^dwellings were unroofed as readily aa If^their tin roofs were paper. The atorui then^hurried across the property of tbe Heading^Kail road company, and crossed the rail^^road. Here a passenger car was standing.^Ibis was overturned as quickly as if It had^been a toy and its splinters HCATTKHKDINKVKKT uihk^tio*. Meanwhilethe rain poured down in tor^^rents, the atmosphere became oppressive^and it was almost as dark aa ni^ht Di^^rectly on one side of the track ot fie Head^^ing railroad was situated the paint shop^of the company. H was a one story build^lug, about sixty by 160 feet in size and^about thirty men were employed in painting^passenger cam. There were eight St nine of^these cars In the building, which had be**u^built at tne company's shops at a cost of^an,000 each. Tbe building was struck^squarely in the middle and the bricka^scattered about as If they were playthings.^Tbecars were turned topsy turvy, while^the men were burled under the debris.^Tbe chamber of each passenger car was al^^ready fillled with gas, as they^were ready to be taken out on the road In a^few davs. They exploded one after an^^other, and bang, bang, bang, they re^^sounded over the city, causing people to^run out of their bouses, thiuking it was the^sound of an earthquake. There was a con^^siderable quantity of gasoline In the build^lug and this added fuel to the flames, which^^hot upward with a roar like musketry.^Some twenty men had a chance to crawl^out of tbe rums, but four ot their companions^were enveloped in the embrace of the^lames. Their cries were heard for a mo^^ment by the terrified workmen and then^their voices were hushed forever. Ther^were UUICgLTHOASTBD TO DEATH. Tbetire from the nine or ten passenger cars^lit up the heavens for miles around. It^was a beautiful sight and could have beeu^enjoyed but for the awful calamity which^accompanied IL In (he meantime the fire^department was called out, but their ser^^vice* were unavailing. The building aud^cars were consumed in fifteen minutes and^nothing was left but the blackened, smok^^ing ruins, under which lay four^human beings, burned to a crisp. Tbeir^names are: JOHNKOLLKK, ALBKKTI. A MHihKd, SHBKIDAMJOXE8, OECKGESCHAKKKK, Itwas rumored that several others nad^been killed, but th^*e are to* only ones^wbo It Is known have lost their lives.^Aaron Dew alt, another employe of the^paint shop, bad an arm broken, and ^^eo^Jtnapp was Injured internally, no doubt fatally.The loss to the railroad company^Is fully $75,000. Whilethis was all going on the storm^was traveling for want with fearful rapidity.^It struck some more private hounes and un-^roofrd a dozen private residences, huge^sheets of tin being carried half a square^away. Then the storm proceeded in Its^full fury. HaVAlIN ITS path,^at the corner of Twelfth and Marion^streets, stood the Heading Silk mill. Here^about 17ft girls were working. The build^ing was a huge structure, most substan^^tially built, four stories In height and had^a basement besides. It occupied an entire^block of ground. The size of the building^Itself was nearly 800 feet in length, and^about 160 feet wide. It was surmounted^by a massive lower fully 100 feet from the^ground. The funnel shaped storm i loud^struck the building directly In the centre^on Its broadest side, which faced^the west and It fell to pieces as^If composed of so many building^blocks. Nearly 300 human beings were^down lu the awful wreck when the walls^gave way and the Moors fell down, one on^top of the other, carrying their great mass^of human beings to the bottom. Amid the^hurricane and whistling of the rushing,^rosrmg wind, terrible cries for succor were^sent up to heaven. It was a moment that^tried men's souls. MMsfwith hi v unm rarKS,^bruised and broken limbs, their clothing^tattered and torn, dragged themselves^from the ruins. From seventy five to one^hundred escaped, or were dragged out by^their friends. These, of course, worked on^the upper floors, and we thrown near the^top of the debris. At some places bricks^were piled tweuty feet deep and under^^neath are lying tonight IIIMANHOIMKN IIV THK H(\^HK. About250 girls and young women are^usually employed In the milt, but at 4^o'clock about eighty were relieved from^duty for the day and they returned to their^homes before the sUirm came. The most^reliable estimate to-night places the num^her In the building when it weut down at^176, and as before stated, one hundred of^these were rescued by friends or dragged^themselvi s out immediately after^the accident The alarm for relief^was Immediately sent out and in a short^time thousands of citizens arrived to help^out the dead and dy ing. The sr^^ne was a^harrowing one and tH*ggars description.^I tie mill i- situated near the foot of Mount^ivnii, a high mountain overlooking the^city. When the people arrived everything^was enveloped lu darkness. Theu huge^bonfires were built, which cast a dismal^glare on the surrounding scene. The fire^companies went to the burning paint shops^and assisted In the rescue of the dead and^d)lng. The entire police force was called^out and the ambulance and relief corps and^thousands of people were in auiong the^^l. hris, i-srr^ ing out bricka, pulling awav^timbers and assisting wherever they could.^But their work was slow, compared with^thedemsnd for the rescue of the victims of^thedissBter. Here a young woman was^taken out, all bruised and suffering from^cuts and bruises. One bod* noticed as It^was dragged out HAHITK ||KA!^ ( ITT OFF. Otherswere In various p^sltious, all suf^^fering from the most terrible wounds, and^some almost scared to death. The Asso^^ciated Press representative entered what^was once the basement of the building,^^tud groping his way through th * debris, .,'olir.d n\f hodi. t id j iimg g l'ft Ij mg closeUtgether. lie tried to ptilfthciil out,^but they were pinned down and It was im^^possible to get them (Hit. They were dead^aud bi yond all human aid. Cp to 10.H0^o'clock to night probably the bodies of a^dozen dead had been taken out, while (be^girater portion of (tie remainder were still^under the ruirs The work of rescue will^be pushed all night, but it may he far into^to morrow before all the bodies are taken^out The rescuers still have the greatest^hopes that some of those inside are still^living. All is chaos and confusion^around the mill Tbe managers are missing^and the correct number is only guesswork.^It may not he over forty, and theu again at^tins Inoir there is a likelihood that It will^reach sixty or eighty. Thesilk mill was built about four years^ago. The bulldlugs were owned by Head^Ing capitalists, and the cost of putting^them up was Ml 000. The mill was^leased to (irlmshaw Bros , of Patterson,^V .1 , where they also operate similar^indla. The machinery In the mill cost^$45,000. This was a total wreck. When an Associated Press reporter vis^^ited tbe scene of the wreck at 11 o'clock to^night he found everything in the greatest^confusion. At that time about a sVNM^dead hooies had t^een taken out. Among^those who are dead are the following: HKN'KYCHOCK KK, foreman of the silk^mill, married, L'.'i years old. I.A1IHAKKK.MINKK, KVA1,KK1^, KlliLIKOkOWK, KAJTKBOWMAN. K\ TK LEAN, AM KM A CHKISTMAN, SOPHIKWINKLKMAN, KI.LALONO, WILLIESNYDER, WILLIAMKOHKSON, kkkkma POUHK KaI K KIDKNOCK, KOSECLEM MKH, Thelist ot employes has l^een lost but^eighty is a conservative estimate ot those^who lost their Jives. Howii imriMn AugustusKosehp, foreman of the first^and seeoejaj Moors of the silk mill, was in^terviewed, and Ids statement is as follows:^^It was ahout 5:20 when 1 went to the sec^^ond story to turn on the ehrtrtc lights.^After I had done that 1 sNmh! hi king about^the room for ahout ten minutes. Suddenly^1 heard a loud rushing noise, which 1^thought was a c^clone, and the building^then shook. 1 waa standing tn the southern^end of the room, and before 1^could look out of the window I^felt the building sink. Quick as^lightning the portion of tbe room that 1^was In went down. The girls rushed^atMiut me. cry ing and screaming and call^^ing for help. I hey did not realize what^was taking place. Uaaetaed uyue as if^the centre of the building was sir m-k first.^I cannot describe the scene. It wasawtul.^I could not do anything, and could not^think of what I should do. One end of the^building went down first, and while the^floor was sinking It seemed to me as if the^girls in the other part of the room were on^top of a hill; that was the way it impressed^me. WHU.Kwb WE uk MeM IMJWN Isaw the other parts of the Moor f all. In^a minute all waa over. Tbe screaming of^girls was hesrtrendlng. 1 was knocked^down under heavy timbers and held fast by^my foot J could move ever) other part of^ho^iy excei ring my leg. 1 reached down^with my knife and cut the shoe off my^foot. In this way 1 become loosened and^managed to arise, and amid the scream* of^the girls and falling beams aud bricks I^sucr ceded In escaping. I got out of the^ruins on the eastern side of the building,^but how 1 do not know. 1 called t * the^girls as loudly as I could, but they were all^terribly excited. I never witnessed any^^thing so awful In all my lifn. Many^of them heard tne and worked themselves^towards me. At some places It seemed as^If the floor waa closed like a solid mass,^and the girls would creep around this,^crawl over the machine* and creep on^their hands and kn es until they got to the^opening where 1 waa. The machines^saved many from being crushed to death,^as It left a space between the floor and de^^bris to crawl out 1 believe that fully 100^persons escaped with me. 1 remember^seeing them run across the commons in^different directions to their homes.^Soiue ran away a short distance and then^returned to the ruins. The entire building^was down. The girls came back to look^for their brothers and sisters or friends.^We could hear the moans ar.d shrieks of^those imprisoned In the ruins. Tbe rain^was pouring down and all around was^dark. 1 was badly bruised aud hurt about^the body, head and limbs, and weut home after1 saw 1 could do nothing. Itetween^260 and S00 operatives were In the building. riilMU Hi 's CALAMITY* An Incompleted Building Blown Down and^Many Deaths Neautt Pittsiu'Ho,Jan. W^A terrific storm of^wind and hail, the worst kuown for years,^swept over the city shortly after noon to^^day, carrying with it death and destruc^^tion. The storm formed with a suddenness^that was overwhelming, and aa the wind^accompanied by hall and torrents of rain^swept along the streets, pedestrians were^hurled before It and barely escaped being^crushed under vehicles passlug along the^thoroughfares. Suddenly- In the center of^city there was a terrible crash and a few^minutes later the central tire alarm sounded^a call from the box on the corner of Dia^^mond and Wood streets. Hundreds of^people hurried to the scene, when it^was found the cyclone had caught^a new building on Diamond street,^owned by C. L. Wllley, ami hurled it to the^earth, covering up two scores of mangled^human bodies. The building was In the^course of erection. It was forty by eighty^feet in dimensions, and wassc\cn stories^high. The front of tbe building had not^yet beeu put in, and the wind seemed to^enter the high shell from the front. The^high walls of brick and undried mortar^parted, one falling each way, partly wreck^Ing nearly a dozen surrounding buildings.^The main force of the crushing building^was thrown agalust Weldin A Co.'s brick^store on Wood street, and tne barbershop^of Kred Schumaker, at No. 41 Wood street.^The rear end of Weddin's Hut was^crushed In and the front of the building^was forced out into Wood street. The bar^^ber shop was completely demolished. The^leather store next to the Wllley building,^occupied by W. IL Thomas, was also^totally wreched. The rear end of 11. Watt^ACo.'sbook store was rrushed In, while^some of the falling structure struck^Joseph Hichbauurs building, fronting on^Fifth avenue, hieaking the windows and^Injuring a number of employes. A^portions of the walls of a millinery store^next to Thomas' was caved lu and the win^^dows and doors In a numbej ot surround^Ing buildings were broken. The building^of Hea Bros. A Co., stock brokers, on the^corner of Diamond and Wood streets, was^partly wrecked aud the occupants barely^escaped. Within five minutes after the^collapse of the building, the streets were^tilled with an excited crowd, notwlthstand^Ing the fact that the rain aud hall was^pouring down In a perfect deluge. On the^arrival of the firemen the wohkor KKtura wan ukoitn. Ladderswere run up to the second and^third story of the Weldin building and tin^first one taken out was a young lady em^ployed as a type-writer, who fortunately^haiescaped serious injury. At the time^of the disaster about twenly five men were^at work on the building and not one es^caped Injury. In a barber shop next door^seven men were imprisoned, while half a^dozen more were buried 1h neath^the debris of the Weldin building.^The Icmpimis were notified and a short^lime later the clang of ambulance hells and^patrol wagons were heard. The contract^^ors bad twenty five wagons and carts ou^the scene inside of an hour, and private ex^^pressmen weut with their wagons and lent^their aid In helping to rescue the victims.^Meantime the crowd continued to increase^until it was finally found necessary to call^out the police and have the streets cleared^for a square both ways. The streets were^raped m and no one was allowed atMtut tbe^rums but those assisting lu the rescue.^The work was continue i all the afternoon^and until about ten o'clock tonight. ITp^to that hour forty mangled aud bruised^lM^dles had i ^^ ^ n taken from the ruins, home^were dead, others were dying and many^fatally injured. From the best information^obtainable eight were killed outright, or^died in a short time, and twenty five others^w ere injured. The length of the list of the^dead will be greatly Increased before^morning. Of the eight killed only two^have Ih i-u identified so far. One was a lit^^tle girl named Mctilone, who was walking^along the street with her brother when the^building fell and the two were hurled in^wreck. The little girl was killed Instantly^and her brother fatally wounded. The^body of Oeo. Klrich, a nart^er, was found^In the cellar ot (he barbershop. Five un^^known men and one boy are now at the^morgue and are awaiting IdwitihVation^Dr. L. M Heein, a prominent physician of^Alleghany, was In Weldln's at the time and^is still missing. It is fesred he is dead^The following Is a list of the wounded^rescued up to 10o'clock to night: thkNKKIOL'Hl.V INJlMtttD akk DanielCourtney, Kugene K. Davis, Cbas.^11. Pettleord, Wcldon S. Manon, Alee Car^^ter, John Odout, Bernard O'Connor, Frank^D. Assett, Thomas Lemon, Alfred Lam^hsjrt, Wamire Ardle, James Watt. Michael^Hyan, John Donnellv, Henry Faulkner,^Thoa. McKee, Oscar K. .Siniili, Kuner Mc^OoweM, Martin llallorau, Oeorge Mason,^William Springer, William Marker, John^liordon, Morris Vine, Owen Donnelly,^Oeorge I'firlshler, W. W. McKowIe, Sain^m l EflOWB, Uoorge .Scott, Oeorge Lang,^J. K. Melvln, (lus Messmer,^Hartley Cooley, Samuel Siringer,^Willie McOlone. It Is impossible to say^yet how many of these will die, but It is^feared that a majority of them will Ite un^able to survive their wounds. Hev. Father^Canevin, who was helping to rescue the^vii tuns, uarrowly escaped being killed by^a falling wall. ItIs almost impossible benight to give a^reliable estimate of the pe Jiulary damage,^but it will probably be 176,001) M $pM| onn^In the Immediate vicinity of the wrecked^building the cyclone wrought terrible dam^age and In other parts ot the city and out^along the railroads ''entering here A por^Hon of the foundry ot Mcintosh, Hemphill^^fc Co., on Thirteenth street, waa wrecked,^as was also a house in Alleghany. At^Wall's station, ou the Pennsylvania rail^^road, a large bru-k building, owned by the^Westinghouse Air Brake company, was^partly demolished, aud at \\ llmerding.^Pa , a coal tipple was wrecked At Mc^Keesport houses were unroofed, trees^(down down and windows smashed. Three^bouses In course of erection were blowu^to pieces. On the river a number of battel^were torn from their moorings, cast about^like corks, but they were secured lief ore^much damage waa done. The velocity of^the wind was fifty miles an hour, the high^eat record for years. It Is still blowing^hard to-night, b it Is growing colder aud^tin- weather is clearing. mior i ok dead. Thelist of dead, Identified up to 11^o'clock, is as follows: SAMChi, BTKINUKK, aged 14 years. THOMASJONKs. (HA id Bo* 1-M l^ HKH, aged Hi years.^OKOKOK MASON, raipt liter.^TAKOOE. a bootblack.^OiOROI KIHSCH, barber, aged IH^y ears. Tberemains of one man have not yet^been identified. The Inspector of police^said at a late, hour to night that he was of^the opinion that from nfteeu to twenty per^^son- were yet In the ruins and he would^not be surprised if the death list should^be Increased to fifteen or twenty. AtS:46 o'clock this evening the voice of^a boy named Oottruan was heard, hut the^rescuers could not locate him. He said he^was all right If they could get at him. At^12 o'clock, however, he had not been^reached, and no sound could be heard. It^Is feared he died of exhaustion. The body^of a colored boy was taken out of the ruins^about U o'clock. He was terribly crushed^and his entrails were protruding. A num^^ber of narrow escapes were reported.^Seven men were thrown from the seventh^story to the ground aud escaped with^slight Injuries. HAIL Mil i. whkikiu. Mi'VBuar,Pa, Jan. 9. ^ A terrible acci^^dent occurred lo this city this evening. A^rain and wind storm came np suddenly^and blew over two of the stacks of the^hunbury Nail mill. The mill is situated^between the Heading and Pennsylvania^railroads on the outskirts of the city and is^a puddling milt. Stack No. 2 was thrown^over, dropping with It stack No. 8. They^crashed through the roof, completely de^^molishing tbf puddling department of the mill.Thirty-five men were employed^in this department and half of them were^burled in the debria The fire alarm was^sounded and soon hundreds surrounded^the mill, and the work of rescue com^^menced. C. C. Showers and an unknown^man have been taken out dead. The^wounded so far recovered number nine,^and anumberot employes are still missing.^Several of the wounded cannot recover. AGAINSTTHE LAW. Decision of the New York Supreme Court^In the Sugar Trust Case NsvtYohk, Jan. 9.^The supreme court^to-day rendered a decision against the^sugar trust Suit was brought by the state^against the North Hlver Sugar Hefiulng^company to forfeit Its charter on the^ground that It virtually passed out of ex^^istence by selling out all its stock to the^sugar trust, and closing up Its works. JudgeBarrett's opinion is the most ex^^haustive and probably the most important^ever written upon the subject of trusts and^monopolies. The judge summoned the^counsel of both sides before him and the^jury, whose duty it was to merely^formally render a verdict in accordance^with the dv ision of the court The de^^fendants' counsel took exception to the^ruling. Judge liarrett says: -It did not^require the astute mind that prepared this^most original instrument to perceive that^an aggregation of partnership, with the^dangers resulting from death and the exer^^cise of individual power, could never ef^^fect a safe and permanent cohesion; ac^^cordingly we find as one of the first pro^^visions of the deed and the basis^of the so culled trust structure, a^condition in substance that the partnership^shall ail lie turned Into corporations. This,^in tact, was done, and thus several of these^corporations were SMSBlBSi tor tbe ex^press purpose of recreating the various^shares ot the capital stock through which^the combination was to be formed. The^partners look on a corporation garb, be^^came shareholders, and as such fitted them^selves to enter the combination within the^M ms of the deed. aGeneral Storm. Chkaoo, Jan. m.^A flurry of wet, snow,^melting as It fell, began here this morning.^The signal service weather map for the day^shows Ohlcagoat tbe centre of Die extreme^^ly wide area of low barometer, extending^In an irregular circular from Omaha to^New York along the northern shore of^Lake Superior to Kuoxvlile. I to- barome^^ter here marks 23 W Inches, the lowest on^record for this point The temperature^here is HI, with a light wlud. It is snow^^ing or raining throughout the area of the^low barometer, and telegraphic communi^cation Is almost paraly zed. A cold wave^wltb blizzard accompaniment has devel^^oped in Montana and Dakota and Is ea-^pected here within twenty four hours. Advicesfrom many points In northern^Wisconsin and Michigan report to-day's^storm was of great severity, the railroad*^tn many places being badly blocked by^snow. The lumbermen, however, are^greatly pleased. Montkkai.,Jan. V -The damage by the^sleet atorui between here and Toronto will^not Im* in m'h less than a million dollars.^Wires are down and forest trees uprooted^throughout the whole region. Whatthe Public Received.^Hl'ttk, Jan. 9. ^[Special to the Inde^^pendent. 1 -The liarry-McKenzle glove con^^test fake, which occurred last mouth, was^settled to-day. Sheriff Lloyd had taken^possession of the gate receipts. It will be^remembered that McKenzie won the sham^fight, according to the referae's decision,^and the compromise effected to day glvea^htm the gate money. Harry, the other con^teslanl, gets bio k hi^ stakes, while the^public, which put up the money, which the^fakers have been wrangling over, gets left^as usual. Victoryfor the Republicans. CiiAiti.KHToN,W. Va., Jan. tt.^Inthe cir^^cuit court this niorulug Judge Outhrte^quashed the rule against the county court^to show cause why It should not be fined^aud attached for contempt In forwarding^r i itihcates ef election In this county for^governor and congress, In violation of the^Injunction granted by Judge McOlnnls of^the Cabell circuit court. It also dismissed^the injunction and certiorari heretofore^awarded at the Instance of Judge Fleming^and Mr. Alderson. This is a victory tor^the repuhll ans and gives (Jeff ami Mc^Oinne* a clear plurality on the face of the^returns for governor and congress. AnUneventful Oev InihANAi'oi.iK,Jan. H.^ This has been^an uneventful day politically. The only^prominent out-of-town caller on Wen. Har^^rison was ex-Congressman H. ^^. Horr, of^Michigan, who is In the state lecturing.^His visit was a social one. Mr. Horr was^here some live weeks ago. He then stated^bethought tioth Hlalue and Alger would^be members of President Harrison's cabi^^net He says to night he is still of this^oplnluu. TheRussian Won Amntkudam,.Ian. 9.^In the skating^contest for the amateur championship ot^the world, Pauschln, the Hussian chain^plon, won to day the one mile race in t wo^minutes and fitty-ctght and three fifth sec^^onds. John Donoghne, the American rep^^resentative, made the mile in three minutes^ami one fifth of a second. willNot Interfere.^I'a HIS, Jan. H. President Carnot has de^^clined to give an audience to a deputation^of Panama canal shareholders on the^ground that however great might be his^Interest, lie would tie unable to give It pule^He effect without creating an objectionable,^precedent. toBesiege Ftfer. Hi.onuiNOToN,111., Jan. 9. ^The Illinois^state federation of labor met this forenoon^and appointed a committee of three to call^^Ma Oov. Filer and axk him to pardon the^three auarclitats no a iu the state peniten^^tiary. PlasterersIn Session. St.i'm i . Jan. 9.^The seventh an^^nual convention of the International Plas^^terer's Cnioii met lu re this morulng, dele^^gates from all points of the United States^being present Some from Canada are ex^^pected bi arrive to day. Qeudaur'tChallenge St.Lot m. Jan. 9.^Jake Uaudaur, the^oarsman, has issued a challenge to Win.^O'Connor, of Toronto, to rowfethree miles,^for|^l ,000 and the championship of America,^.-iiner at New Orleans, Oalvestou or San^Francisco, about March 1 AnIllinois earthquake^Ciik auo, Jan. 9^A distinct earthquake^was felt at some points in the southern^part of this state Monday after midnight^It lasted fifteen seconds. TELEGRAPHICBREVITIES. Atthe Kansas republican caucus last^night it waa unanimously agreed tore-elect^Senator Plumb. LewMr \lni in. appraiser at New York,^was requested to resign. He refused and^the president has directed his removal. Thecontending factions for the gover^^norship ol the Chickasaw Nation have^agreed to submit their claims fur arbitra^^tion to Secretary Vilas and abide bis de^^cision. HubertOrsham, foreman of the Dunkin^mine, Leadville, was killed yesterday by a^ton of ore fs'llng on him while surveying^in adrift J^aueger Schumaker and Sur^^veyor Thielau narrowly escaped death. Thereport presented to the American^cougress to the effect that Samoa was not^valuable enough to Americans to justify a^dispute with other powers has produced a^very favorable impreaaion at Berlin. It Is^rumored that reinforcement* are to be sent^to Samoa. CORMANSPOSITION. TheMaryland Senator Arrays Him^^self on ths Side of the Hi^h^Protectionists in tbe Senate. OPPOSEDTO FREE COAL AnArgument in Favor of Three Great^Manufacturing States, to Which^Vest Replies^More Filibus^^tering in the Hosts. Washington,Jan. 9.^in tbe senate^the house amendments to the Nicaragua^canal bill were not concurred In, and Sher^^man, Kdmunds and Morgan appointed con^^feree*. The senate then resumed consider^^ation of the turn! bill, the pending ques^^tion being on Vance's amendment, that tbe^duty on no article In tbe schedule, on flax,^hemp and jute, shall exceed 60 per cent^ad valorem. The amendment was rejected.^The schedule on wool and the manufac^^tures of wool was, at the request of Alli^^son, held over Informally and the schedule^on plain and silk goods was taken up.^Vest asked whet ner paragraph 475. in rela^^tion to velvets and plushes. Including rib^^bons, was involved In tbe suit between^John VVanarueker and the government He^said Wanamaker's contention was that^ribbSMeasts in under another clause, In^regard lo trimmUtga for bonnets, which^paid less duty. Me saw by to day's papers^that the suit had been decided In favor of^U'anamaker, aud that an appeal had been^taken to the supreme court. He also bad^seen it stated that Wanamaker was manu-^factum g such goods in Iterlin, although^he was one of the most distinguished advo^^cates of American labor and American^workmen. Aldrich stated the suit referred^to was tn reference to the proper construc^^tion of paragrapti 44 in the schedule of the^existing law. The defect in the existing^law was radically cured b) the substitute.^On motion of Aldrich paragraph 875 was^amended by striking out the words:^Weighing not less than one ounce nor^more than eight ounces per square yard,^and paragraph 377, relating to laces and^embroideries, was amended by adding the^words: ^Including knit goods/' No further^amendment was offered to the silk sched^^ule and then schedule II. (books, papers,^etc.) waa reached. Various amendments^were offered and rejt*cted, and then ached^ule V (sundries) was reached. On motion^of Allison paragraph 3W0 (buttons, lasting*,^etc i was amended bv striking out tne^words ^silk twist^ Vest moved to amend^paragraph taxing coal, (bituminous^and shale) seventy five cents per ton, by^making tt free. He argued that coal as^well as lumber should be free. Faulkner^argued against the amendment and said in^opposing It he stood on solid democratic^ground. Uorman also opposed the amend^^ment, lie argued tn behalf of the bitumi^^nous coal Interests east of the Alleghanles,^and said the time would never come In the^belt of states bordering on the Potomac,^prospering now as no other three states In^the I' ii ion In manufacturing interest*^when the) would rush into free trade. He^hoped before the senate got through Wltb^the consideration of this matter the sena^^tors would rise above party and care for^tbe great interests of the country, which^were depending on this legislation tn an^extent that he feared tbe senator from^Missouri did not entirely realize. Vest re^^plied to Uorman and said the democrat^who flinched now from tbe principle* of^his party on this subject of tariff, gav* up^his nag and could not*|ust|fy himself be^^fore (he country. Tbe democrats had to^stand by their position In the last canvass,^whether they were willing to do it or not^No democrat should go back upon tbe prin^^ciple that no more taxes should be oollert-^eu from the people than were necessary to^pay the expenses of the government, econ^^omically administered Voorheesalso opposed the amendment^The other senators could do as the chose,^but he would stand by the authorized^declaration of his party. Klnaily Vest's^amendment was rejected^yeas, II. nays,^SI. One motion of Allison paragraph 3U3^was amended by adding to It ^coal slack^or culm, such as will pus through a half-^Inch screen. HO cents per ton.^ Vest moved^to remove the duty on cord clothing manu^^factured from tempered steel (paragraph^8UI) from 45 to 60 cents per square foot^Agreed bi. lirown offered an amendment^increasing from lift to 40 per cent the duty^on jewi Iry imt otherwise provided for.^Agreed to. Adjourned. THKHOt'HB. ThatWeaver, Iowa, is in earnest In hU intentionto do ail In his power to prevent^the house from accomplishing any busi^^ness until it has finally aetsd upon tne Ok^^lahoma bill, was demonstrated tbla morn^^ing. 1 in mediately after prayer Weaver^called the speaker's attentmu to the rule^which directs that the officer, after calling^the house to ord^ r. shall wait for a quorum^h^tore reading the journal of the last day's^sitting. He raided the point of order that^the journal could not be read until it was^apparent that a Quorssi was in attendance.^I he speaker Miisiained tbe point and direct^^ed the clerk to call the roll. The filibuster^^ing continued until 3.90 p. m., when the^house adjourned. Whatw^st Save. Washington,Jan. V ^C. W. West, ap^^pointed governor of Utah by President^Cleveland, arrived at Washington Sunday^night. He Intends to appear before the^house committee ^n territories Wednes-^day to oppose the admission of Utah as a^state. This sentiment, be says. Is shared^by nearly every Mormon or Gentile in tbe^territory. West places his objection on tbe^broad ground that the Mormons are un^^fitted to exercise the right* of citizenship,^tiov. West said: ^To give these people the^sovereign rights proposed would place^every non-Mormon In Utah completely at^their mercy. 1'uder a territorial form of^government we are protected by con^^gress and the executive. Confer the^light of statehood upon Ctah and^Mormons would frame a constitution and^laws so unjust and arbitrary In their char^^acter that an outsider could not live among^them. Hence 1 say all non-Mormons In^the territory, without regard to parties, op^^pose the proposition of statehood. Whatdo you propose as a substitute^ 1favor leaving it a territory, but ao^amending the law as to abridge the power^of tbe church. A territorial commission,^acting In conjunction with the governor,^which would control all the appointments,^would answer our purpose exactly. Ctah^would enter upon an era of prosperity^such as no other territory has ever known. NationalCapital Culling*.^Washington, Jan. tt.^This morning^Claus Spreckles made a statement before^tne senate committee on finance concern^^ing his experiments In tbe manufacture of^beet sugar In California, tnteuded as an^argument against the proposed reduction^of duty on sugar and the substitution^therefore of the bounty ot one cent a^pound. Duringthe hearing tt was Intimated the coinmituewould Insert In the bill a pro^^vision making the bounty Of one cent a^pound inoperative until the year 1900. Theinter-state commerce commission^left tor New York this morning to confer^w it Ii tin- committee appointed at the rail^^road presidents' meeting yesterday. rh Middleweighta. |iis vi:h I in tf, Articles were signed^to-night for a tight between LaBlanche sad^K'i Tirtt*f, the middleweight champions of^the west, the mill to come off Feb. 30. It^will be catch weights and for $1,000 a aids. TneMinnesota tealslature. St.Part, Jan. In joint convention^this morning tbe legislature heard the Anal^and inaugural messages of the outgoing^and Incoming governors, and (tov. M. ft^Merriam waa duly Installed lu office.