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Sx IO * HELENA, MONTANAl WEDNES MORN RF C VO iIN * HELENA. MONTANA. WEDNeESDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 11. iSOI. PRICE FIVE CENTS i-.:- ::: : ~ : 'II ------I fllI -THE :Gret Clearing S --OF Our Fine Collection ---OF--- UIECORATED TABLE CHINA SOME PRICES: A, beautiful Salad Set, z3 pieces X2 plates and bowl, the fines class of goods. Regular price, $5o, now $31 A magnificent Chocolate Sel same class as above, one po and half dozen each, cups ani saucers. Regular, $50; now, $3, A very beautiful Game Set, cc bait border and every decora tion different, wild "di4ck o: platter. Regular, $65; now, $4 Four other Game Sets, $48, $4c $3o and $25; now, $27, $25 $zo and $x8, respectively. Several handsome Fish Sets, $75 $58, $50, $40 and $35; no. $55, $35, $32, $27 and $25 respectively. Several complete Dinner an( Tea Sets. Numerous Ice Cream Sets, Fan cy Plates in dozens and hal dozens. DON'T M ss this Opportunity You may never again have the chance to buy these beautifu goods for so litte money. We are Going Out -OF THE China Business. In the future we are going to de. vote our attention exclusively to CLOCKS, WATCHES, DIAMONDS, SOLID SILVER, RICH JEWELRY, PLATED SILVERWARE, CUT CRYSTAL GLASSW'E FINE CUTLERY, PIANO LAMPS, UMBRELLAS, BRONZES, BISQUES. Do Not Miss this Sale. -THE J. Steiometz Jewelry -CO. LEADING JEWELERS, Helena, Mont. N. B.-Finest Watch repair ing in the northwest. Jewelry made to order and repaired. Diamond setting and engraving, original and artistic. A mail order department. Write for a ring gauge to order just the fit with. AN UNFEELING MONARCH Increased Barbarity of the Per seoutioris of All the Jews in Russia. Czsar Alexander Fully Cognizant of the Atrooity and Re sponsible for It. Centemptueeous Treatme.t of Respectful Petitons, Doemeetlo and Foreig- An Inhuman Subordinate, Lotnow, Feb. 10.-The st. Petersburg correspondent of the Telegraph writes at length of the perseention of Jews, which he mays, has been, if anything, more marked since the petition from Guildhall, London, was returned without comment by the czar. Russia's reply to the respectful petition consists of secret ciroulars ordering officials to rigorogsly administer the anti-Semitic laws and supply legal deficienies by their own decisions. Tne. correspondent says the Poles, after the rebellion of 1854, were less inhumanly treated than Jews are to-day. The Jews, through the wretched life they are forced to live, are physically degenerat ing and becoming a most striking embodi ment of human life eon'fnuing in spite of the gradual decay' of vital functions. General Gourko, governor of Warsaw, with knowledge of this, issued most stringent regulations as to the examination of young Jews for military recruits, harassing those found physically unable to bear arms by repeated cruelties, dragging them several times a year from their homes to examining stations many miles away, they being com pelled to go on foot, chained with convict gangs. A strange anomaly is the conduct of Prince Dolgouroff, governor of Moscow, who has been obliged many times to turn to wealthy Jews for monetary assistance and is indebted to them. In his district the Jews are treated with marked leniency. Referring to the report that the czar does not know of the enormities perpetrated in his name, the correspondent says the truth is the czar knows enough to convince him that the Jews are more cruelly treated than horses, cattle or swine, which are cared for as gifts of God. A number of eminent Rus sian literary men recently addressed a deo Isaration to the public and journalists, ask ing them to remember that Jews were hu man beings. The government refused to allow the declaration to be published. A personal friend of the czar laid the docu ment before him with a humble request from the authors for its publisation. The czar read both papers and fung them away. Wildeat Banklng in Paris Results Dis. astrously to Many Patrons. PiAms, Feb. 10.-A decided sensation has been caused by the disappearance of the well known private banker Victor Mace, who, it is learned, left debts amounting to $4,000,000. Five years ago he opened an es tablishment doing a business which, in Amerisca, would be de nominated "wildeat,"offering interest on de posits averaging as high as 10 per cent. per month. He advertised widely and con ducted his affairs in so plausible a manner that he aecumulated a very large clientage. Rumors have frequently been aflot regard ing the enstability of his promises, but he always managed to reassure depositors, fre quently telling them he had inside ips on the financial situation, etc. The latter part of last week, however more serious rumors became current and deposi tors besieged the bank, only to find that M. Mace was absent. The police had to place a guard over the institution to save it from being sasked. To-day they produced a letter from Mace saying he leaves the cred itors all the money he has, 1,000,000 francs, and is going to commit suicide. Few peo ple believe that he will do this. His ac counts show that he owes at least 20,000,000 franes to depositors. They Are a Separate Class. Bauseats, Feb. 10.-King Leopold receir ed a delegation from the workmen's council of industry yesterday. He said he had decided to pledge his support to the de mand for universal suffrage. He had the cause of the working classes at heart but not being a dictator he must leave the sof frage question to the nation. "The work men are wrong." he added, "in consider ing themselves of separate caste. We are all Belgians in different grades and all are workmen." The delegates replied that the workmen had been a separate class by be ing refused the right to vote. Refused to Recogelse It. Pants, Feb. 10.-The aieole to-day says the king of Uganda, under French Influ ence, has refused to recognize the English protectorate and the East Africa oompanv's agents have retired from the neighboring country. r The Younger [eCarth y. Lowmow, Feb. 10.-Justin Huntley Me Carthy. son of the leader of the anti-Par nell faction, announces that he will not seek re-election to parliament, as -he is absorbed in literary pursuits. SPARKS FROM THE WIRES. It is said Col. Wade, commanding ofier of Fort Reno, has investigated the alleged threatened invasion of the Cherokee strip by the settlers and finds that the stories that thousands of settlers are massing at the border towns is unfounded. There have been two desperate combats near Mier, Texas. between custom guards and smnaglers, in which four guards we:, killed and one smuggler wounded. The muogglers sueceeded in getting away with all their goods. Hon. Stephen Harding, for many years a prominent figure in Indiana politics, is dy ing. During Lincoln's admmistration Harding was appointed territorial governor of Utah and afterward made federal judge in the territory of Colorado. The Inaiana legislature passed a law making it felony for conducting a bucket shop and dealing in the markets or renting a bolding for this purpose within the state of Indiana. Perjury Seeares Aim a Wire. Orrruwa, Iowa, Feb. 10.-Lest Saturday lamael Privitt, aged 26, sad Nettle Osborn, aged 14, applied to the county clerk for a license to wed, giving the girl's age as 18. To-day the fast was developed that they had eloped from Wahasks county, by her irate father. a s Osborn. commencing c tion against leson-ms-law, hisilaer. 'Lillis Privitt, Ad Ira Davis, wtnsse, for pe ury. Davis Is in jhll here awaiting the trial lturday. FIGHTI' OR FORFEIT. Jaekpon gays Sullivan Must Meet Him or Give Up the Champlioship. VANDArLA, Ill., Feb. 10,-Peter Jackson, the colored pugilist, on his way to New Or leans, stopped here to-day. He says he does not like prize fghting and intends to quit it, but that before doing so be intends to challenge John L. Sullivan for the cham plonship of the world, and that the Boston slugger must fight or surrender the belt. Big Claims for MSnot. Parrsnano, Feb, 10.-1-obert Bonner says Maud S. will be bred the coming season for the frst time. She will never be driven against her record again. Sunol will be given three trials next summer to break the world's record of 2:08;. It is claimed by Marvin, her driver, that she can trot a mile In 2:0 and a quarter mile in 29 seo onds at a 1:i6 gait. The Giant Not In It. Naw OnIAIxe, Feb. 10.--Billy Woods, of Denver, knocked Mike Conley, the Ithaca giant, out in two rounds to-night at the Anudubon Athletic club. The fight was for $1,000, three-quarters to the winner. Bob itasimmons and Bob Carroll seconded Woods. Conley was not in it. BUILDEWR' ASSOCIATION. Convict Labor and Trades Unions tile Chief Topics-Arbitration Approted. Naw Yo.x, Feb. 10.-The convention of the National Association of Builders con tinued to-day. 'Richard Smith, of Omaha, offered resolutions setting forth that con vict labor was frequently brought into con tact with builders to their serious detri ment, and asking the proper authorities to pases laws to make the price of convict labor work the same as current prices of the regular trade. The report of the com mittee on arbitration calls attention to the fact that one of the fundamental articles of the declaration of principles of the national association recites that employers in building trades should recognize that there are great opportuhities for good in associations of workmen, and while con demning improper methods on the part of such associations they should be ready to aid them in all honorable purposes. The committee believe it absolutely necessary that there should be associations of employ ere and workmen to serve as representa tive bodies in cases of disagreement, and it is the duty of the national association to, recommend a definite mnethod of arbitration, which shall fully recognize the rights of both employer and workman. Other mat ters were discussed. Milne Workers Meet. CoLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 10.-The first an nual convention of the United Mine Work ers of America opened this morning with fully 800 delegates present from nineteen states. The special object of the conven tion is to make arrangements for the inang uration of an eight-hour day May 1,' 1891. The sentiment of the speakers seems to be that everything is in good shape for a monster strike in May nut if the demand for a shorter day is. not agreed to. No Trouble With Trades Unlons. CmcAoo, Feb. 10.-Referring to the de mands of union labor, made at yesterday's meeting, President Gage, of the local World's fair directory, said to-day that there is no intention to treat trades unions unfairly, and that he has no doubt but that satisfactory arrangements will be arrived at. The matter will be taken up at the next meeting of the directory. All Plants Closed Down. Pxrrsrnuo, Feb. 10.-.Dispatehes from the Connelleville coke region report the strike of the coke workers and miners general, 16,000 men being out.' All plants are closed down. Boss Tailors In Session. Br .Lours, Feb. 10.-.The seventh annual convention of the Netohant Tailors' Na tional exchange began here to-day. A Fatal Plirtation. ATLANxA, Ga., Feb. 10.-Alex. Ward, col ored, a train hand on the Brunswick & Western railroad, was on top of a freight train as it left Sumner. Just as it moved out from the depot he spied two colored damsels tripping along by the side of the road. He turned to address them from his elevated perch, and commenced backing as he conversed in a low tone. He was so much engrossed by the charmers that he forgot where he was, and continued backing, and talking until he walked off the end of the car. With a despairing cry he fell be tween the two moving box cars, striking his head. The train passed over his arm, mashing it off. He died shortly after being lifted from the ground. Mosey and Plstols Gone. PAats, Texas, Feb. 10.--Offiers who ar rived here from the Indian territory to-day say that on Monday the body of Frazier Bruner was found on the prairie in the Pot tawatomie country, thirty-five miles east of Lexington, Oklahoma. Bruner had been missing about five weeks, and his friends had searched the country in every direction for him. The man had been murdered, as there were three bullet holes in his head. It is thought that the motive was robbery, as his money and pistols were gone. Not In the Trust. CoLUMnaS, Ohio, Feb. 10.-The Standard Oil company filed answer to the attorney. general's petition in the supreme court to oust the company from its charter. The answer sets forth that the company did not enter a trust in its incorporated capacity but that many individuals interested in other companies did so, and two of those in terests were consolidated and became par ties to the trust. Neglect of Landlords. PAUL's VALLrr, I. T., Feb. 10.-Gor. Bird is organizing a military company to eject invaders from the Chickasaw nation. It is estimated that at least 1.000 intruders will be driven out if the order is carried out. This will cause great hardship among them, as a majority of them are dependent upon this year's crop for their living. The fault is with the landlords, as they are required to secure a permit for each renter, which they neglected to do. Weary of Life. New Yon. Feb. 10.-Madame Augusta Berg, a Swedish artist. 43 years of age, living at the Metropolitan hotel. died lest night from the effrt of morphine. supposed to have been taken with suicidal intent. No cause is assigned for the act. The Swedish consul says she is well connected In Stockholm and has a daughter in school there. Unworthy of Coneideration. Cs..oo, Feb. 10.-The sensational story telegraphed from New York this morning of the proposed consolidation of all im portant railroad systems in the northwest. is deelared by ofelals of the Chicago roats meatiemed to be auworthy ef serious eon SILIYR THE CHIEF TOPIC, Not a Corporal's Guard of Repub. licans Friendly to the White Metal. These Few Casting About for Compromises and Other De vloes for Burrender. Special Agents Make Reporl on the Alas kan Sealerles-the Animals Are AI most Extinet. WAsuno'vrox, *eb.. 10.--The silver di.. asiion continues the chief topei on the house side of the capitol andto-day matters took new shape. The silver republicans had a conference last night, at which there was a pretty general and free inter change of views. It was determined to make an efort looking to the free coinage of the American product, with selgn iorage charge on foreign silver. In a quiet way the advisability of holding a party canons on this proposition was mooted. Those in charge of the plan are not very sanguine of success and at present the situation is full of complications. The democrats, it has been found, are not, as a rule, willing to favor any measure which does not provide for absolute and unlimited free coinage, while to a very considerable number of re publicans the free coinage of the America n product is almost, if not quite, as objec tionable as the bill which passed the sen ate. In view of the many difficalties m the way thp silver men are moving very slowly. REPORTS ON SEAL. Treasury Agents on the Condition of the Industry. WAunaxnrox, Feb. 10.-In answer to a saenate resolution the acting secretary of the treasury has sent to the senate reports and statements from the treasury by GOo, Lav ender, Nettleton and Murray, and from Superintendent Tingle, of the North Ameri can Commercial company, exhibiting the number of seals taken for various purposes, the condition of the native population of the Seal Islands and other items of import ends. In a report made Oct. 20, Lavender says there are no sealing schooners about the islands and that the rookeries would be emptied for the season in two weeks. He appeals for arms and am munition for the Indians to use in protecting the rookeries. He speaks of the necessity for issuing supplies of fuel to the natives and predicts that the islands will be depobalated in a few years unless the government aids the natives, as the few seal they will be able to kill will not keep them from sbfering. He says schooners will fol. low seat int? Bering sea very early in tIe 'a an earlier report Agent Nettleton re ferred to the deplorable condition of the seal grounds and says the driving and re driving from all spawning grounds by lessees during the season in their efforts to -obtain their quota, and the meagre results attained tell in strong language the sad story of the very near approach of the en tire destruction of seal life upon the island. Agent dGof also speaks at length of the di minution of the seal eatch and says there are many preying evils upon seal life. The killing of seals at sea and in passes by pirates, and indiscrimi nate slaughter upon the island has reduced the rookeries to their present impoverished condition. He recommends absolute pro teceton and says: "There thould be no killing of seals for their skins on any island, nor in the waters of Boring sea, for a definite nunmber of years to be named by the secre tary of the treasury." He says the means of subsistence of the natives has been total ly destroyed and the future will be what the charity of the governnient will make it, as there is utterly nothing thereupon which they can depend .for livelihood until the much wished for return of seals takes place, an event too far in the future to give even the promise of better times to these unfortunate people. PENSION SHARKS. Proposition to Bar Some of the Disreputs, ble Ones from Practice. WASuntorTO. Feb. 10.-Assistant Secre tary Bussey has written a letter to the comrn missioner of pensions again calling atten tion to the questionable methods employed by a class of pension attorneys to procure business for themselves. Reference is made to particular claims in which the pensioner receives the highest pension obtainable un der law, and yet is promised an increase and deceived into filing another applica tion. It is the judgment of the department that these disreputable methods should nol be permitted among attorneys who are tv practice before it. It is evident these at. torneys take advantage of, and are guided by, published lists of names of persons al lowed pensions. The assistant secretary suggests that hereafter the postolmce ad cressae of pensioners be not given to the press and that clerks be prohibited from disclosing to any one the name or address of any pensioner or applicant for pension. SPEAKS FOR OTHERS. A St. Louis Merchant Opposes Free Coin. age--The People with Him. WAsrmnroo, Feb. 10.-The house coinage committee aasel.bled this morning. George E. Leighton and E. A. Iancock, of St. Louis, representing merchants and mann facturers with a capital of $103,000,000, who signed the memorial against the pass ago of the free coinage bill, were present and the former addressed the committee. The memorial was signed in St. Louis, he said, and did not have the signature of a single banker or capitalist. Leighton said be believed the world was now in such close business communication that an in ternational hi-metallic arrangement might be effected on a proper basis, but that nothing could be accomplished if this country started out with the determination to force the acceptance of its views. Not withstanding the cry of interested parties, he maintained the great body of industrf ou es oople of the west, and especially those tf Missouri, were opposed to free coinage. Witness stated that it was necessary that the currency should be of metal whose value varies the least and that metal was gold. C~arter called attention to the fact that silver never varied so greatly as did gold between 1848 and 1SI and then asked why the use of ooth metals would not constitute nnmoe unvarying standard than either of Lheb separately, as experience shows that alternately but not sinultaneously the sup pl of gold and Lilver increased. Witness in reply said that he was a bi netailitt, but believed the free coinage of siver without an international agreement wouald not mean bi-metallism. but the use ,f silver only. That the silver agitation had sently dafeted buelnes, he said, was shown by he feet that notes and new bonds resv nown Is ayl lasseess made pasble in gold by epseial contract. Silver advo cates ight say the gun was not loaded but the subta ntjalpoint was that a good many people believed it was loaded and nothing should be done to disturb confidence when business was in a very satisfactory condi tion. In the end it would be the consumer and produer, and not bailness men, who would have to bear the burden. The wide fluetuations of commerce would always take care of itself and would always charge a premium that would more than cover the risk taken. In his judgment this country wae already adding too much silver to the currency of the country, if kept up it would inevitably result in our getting on a silver basis. All talk about public sentiment in favor of free coinage was bosh-it was manufactured. It was the appearance of a sentiment that did not A vigorous protest against further silver legislation from the U es emoolation of Buffalo, Nn. Y., was laid before the com mittee. TWO BILLd, One Relates to the Supreme Court, the Other to Cattle. WAtsmworow, Feb. 1O.-ieaator Hoar re ported to-day from the judiciary commit tee, as an original measure, a bill to divide the judicial territory of the United States into ten oircuite. The circultl as now con stituted embrace nine districts. The bill as repdrted increases the number to tan and makes some changes in boundaries. The bill provides that the chief justice and as sociate justices shell be assigned by the court to circuits and a new allotment shall be made whenever it becomes necessary, by reason of the alteration of any cireuit, or a new appointment to the supreme court bench. Stockbridge, from the committee on commerce, to-day reported to the house a bill to provide for the safe transport and humane treatment of cattle exported from the United States to foreign countries. It authorizes the secretary of agriculture to examine all vessels bearing export cattle from the ports of the United States to for eign countries and prescribe by rules and regulations for proper transportation. fingley Contradlete Owenby. Wasmrworow,Feb. 10.-Chairman Dingley, of the silver pool investigating committee, referring to the latest statement of Owenob made in Chicago, flatly denies that gentle man's allegations. As to Owenby's om plaint that he was not permitted to give certain information, Dingley said all the papers in question were admitted by the committee and both Owenby and Donald questioned concerning each. Regarding the names which the committee did not allow him to give, Dingley says Owenby testified that he had no personal knowledge of their connection with the alleged speun lation, having heard of it from Littler, Cunningham and others. Thei. gentlemen were called and denied that they ever told Owenby anything of the kind, and said they had no information on that matter. Soldiers Debauch India. Woman. WAsm.worow, Feb. 10.-Inconference with Commissioner Morgan this moringHollow Horn Bear charged that while the military had costrot- over reasavatione dttag the late trouble the soldiers were the asuse of great inimorality among Indian women. Many soldiers went through the ceremony of marriage with squaws, the latter believ ing they were doing well by marrying sol diers. Hollow Horn Bear said he did not know whether it was desirable that officers allow soldiers to go of and leave their wives and children dependent for support upon the Indians. He does not want soldiers near the reservation. Cold Weather South. WAsmnarox, Feb. 10.-A signal service bulletin stys weather reports from south western New Mexico and southwestern Col orado show that the mornings of the 9th and 10th were the coldest ever known in those sections at this season of the year. The temperature ranged from one degree above to sixteen degrees below zero. This morning it was twenty below zero over the greater portion of eastern Texas. Capital News. In the house the bill increasing to $100 per month the pension of the widow of Gen. Custer was passed. Senator bherman left here Tuesday for New York upon receiving advices that his brother, Gen. Sherman, is ill in that city. W. F. Wharton. first assistant secretary of state, and Miss Susan Clay. daughter of Itichard Clay. United States consul general to Canada, were married Tuesday after noon. The first step toward putting the new ap portionment law into effect was taken Tuesday by the state department, from which a certified copy of the law was sent to the governor of each state and territory. The international money omnferenoa has adjourned until March t. 'T'he reason assigned by a prominent member was the fact that legislation now pending in con gres4 may materially change the status of silver, and until that question is disposed of it is not thought desirable to further discuss the subject of international coin. Assistant Secretary Spalding has in formed a correspondent that raw sugar, not above sixreen Dutch standard in color, received mn bond prior to April 1, will be exempt from duty on withdrawal for con sumption, after that date, by virtue of the provisions of paragraphs 241 and 721;, and sections one and fifty of the tariff act. GEN. SHERMAN VERY SICK. The Grizzled Old Warrior Probably oa HIl. Death Ited. New Yoas, Feb. 10.-The condition of Gen. Sherman, who has beesn suffering from erysipelas, is so much improved that his physicians pronounce him out of danger, but say it will be at least a month before the patient can leave the house. A notice pted on the door of Gen. Sherman's iouse to-night says: "T'he door bell must not be rung." An attendant was kept at the door to answer immediately the knock of any caller. Mrs.Janeway and Mrs. Alexander were in the house to stay all night. Notwithatandang all this the attendant at the doJr said the general was a little better than on the day before, and ervsipelas had not set in. General Sherman's daughter was seen later, and naked the true facts. She said: 'His condition tonight is very serious but not hopeless. The doctors do not look for any change until to-morrow evening at the earliest. Erysipelas has set in and father is suffering a great deal of pain. Itumored Detfleleey. Ltauaisuao, Pa.. Feb. 10.-A pocal paper published to-day a dtory that there is likely to be found a deficiency of $l0,000 in the edjutant-general's offlloe and that the gov ernor will investigate. Adjutant-General McClelland said to-night: "This office is in to manner responsible for such reports as to unpaid bills. The amount of them tannot be determined. There is nothing Ihat in any way redecu s pon Gen. Hast ags ex.adjutantgeneral. The latter gen tleman will to- morrow print lengthy etatement regardina his management of the afairs of the ofae during his incumbency. le emphatically denies that there is any shortae and says, an the eontrary, that he left a balsa" fow his suceemwe. A MIDWINTIt CARNIVAL The One at Butte Under the AuOe plces of the Turnvereln Very Successful. A Long Parade With Many Han4' some and Humorous ]loats in Line. Thomas Power O'Comsor at the shL ky Metropolis--Mstlry ofe dlies Bures, of Wlkervillie. BHrr, Feb, 10,.-Speeial.]J-T1e mid. winter carnival given by the membesl of Butte 'ornverein to-day was a declded suoces, although it was held isa storm. Delegates were present from nearly all the towns on the western slope, and ell of them expressed themselves as belng delighted with the show. The parade in the after noon was even longer than had been ex pected, nearly every important interest of the camp being represented by leot or otherwise, The floant were uniquein de sign and beautifal in deeoration and were universasily admired. 'The humor of the occasion was accentuated in every possible way and the crowds that lined the route were kept in a Lon tinnal roar of laughter. The most impog. ing portion of the entire programme was the reception of Prince Carnival by the city council, when the masyor handed over to the prince and his retinue the keys of the city. Is reply a highly humorous speech was made by City Clerk GOllfgn, who personated his highness. The day's festivities closed to-night with a masque ball, which wee in keeping with all the other exercises. THOMJS POWER O'CONNOM. The Distlnguished Irssh Patriotl la tte Going West. Bum, Feb. 10. - [Speelia.] - Thomas Power O'Connor, the noted Irish orator and home rule advocate, returned to-day from Anaconda, where he had been the guest of Marcus Daly. An efort was made to seare a speech from him to-night but be refused to talk until matters were more settled at home. He starts for the eets to morrow and hashalf promised tospeakhere on his return. During the day he visited both the St. Lewresce and Anauonda mines, being the first outsider to reoeive that favor in a longtime. O'Connor saow engaged upon a history of the Parn.ll movement, including all that had beendose in she fight for home rule sines ts else tion of the leader in 1881, but omittlag all private matters Ihis present visit west is prrely on private business. Faueral of Eoglaser e.at. DrLLOx, Feb. 10.-[Special.]-The feneml of James W. Frost, the engineer who died Sunday night from the elect of injuries re ceived in the railroad wreek Feb. 1, ca ourred to-day under the uesples of the local Masonic fraternity and Lima division. Brotherhood of Looomotive Engineers. He wa hobief of the lest named. A speldal train from Lima brought about 1110 friends and acquaintances of the engineer. The funeral was one of the largest that over oe. corred in this city. George Sturer, the op. erator whose careleassness eaused the aest dent, has fled the country. A warrant is out for his arrest. James Burns Missing. Burrs, Feb. 10.--[peciaL]-The people of Walkerville are greatly alarmed over the disappearance of James Burns, one of their best known citizens. Mr. Burns left home two weeks ago with over $200 In his pocket to pay off some men who had been mining for him. Since that time he has not been heard from and it is feared that he has been robbed and thrown into some pros. pect hole. Men have been out to-day soouring the country and telegrams have been sent in every direction without sne caes. His wife and daughters are nearly frantic over his disappearance. DOES THE WORLD KNOW The Truth or Falsity of Npiritoaliem to de Iavestigated. Bosrow, Feb. 10.-A movement has been started in Boston by men of high standing for th investigation and study of psychie phenomena. The prospectus has been issud, signed, among others, by ev. M. . J. Savage, tev. Horton, Rev. Heber Newton, and Miry A. Livermore. It says, in part: We only propose to concentrate our efforts on the narrower felds of spiritualism, pure and simple. That modern spiritualism has votaries in all parts of the country, and that it has power to influence the thought and action of those who believe its teach ings, are indisputable facts. Is the move ment founded on fact or delusion? Does the world know, and if it does not, is it not time for a few truth-loving persons, ap. proaching the subject in a serioas frame of mind. to investigate it, guided by purely so ientifle methods. Tickets Not Honored. Cu'Aoho, Feb. 10. -Chairman Finley, of the Western Passenger asnsociation, has no. tilled general passenger agents of the Union Pacific, Denver & Rio Grande, Rio Orande Western, and Colorado Midland, that the lines in his association will refuse to honor tickets of their issue requiring signatures of purchasers, when such signatures are omitted, it having been discovered that the roads named have been departing from the role. Will Absorb the Monea. Cnmcaoo, Feb. 10.-The Daily News says there is something more tangible than mere rumor in the story of the probable sale of the Louisville, New Albany A Chicago road. A gentleman who is an intimate acquaint mno of both Senator Briee and General Mlanager Bradbury, of the Lake Erie e Weetern, says he was told that an agree ment has been reached whereby the Monon a to become a portion of the Lske Erie L Western, for the sum of $8,000,000. Must Have the Oees.. Oaat.anotu rrr, Feb. 10.-The replub icans have applied for an injoetsioe to onjoin the county commissioners fras wnnting the returns from the late deeesm n the ground that no legal votes wese esu bcurse there s no set of eoesreMse the territorial legislature eosfe.rg i righ to vote on aro e. If tile iseaf1 slrlaer geoossediawL bewill -se eouatlU.