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- .-L-. c-w OUI VOL. XXX1Ii-NO U41 fr HELENA, MONTANA, THURSDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 4, 1892. PRICE FIVE CENTS A VILLAIN DOUBLE DYED. -, Nefarious Life of Young Harris, the Uxoricide, Recently Conviated in 'New York. His Beautiful Girl Wife but One of of His Large Number of Viotime. At the Age of 16 He Married a Girl Two Years His Junior-Many Other Entanglements. Naw Yoax, I'eb. 8.-The prosecuting at torney made public to-night a statement of the double life led by' Carlisle W. Harris, the young wife poisoner convicted last night, during the past few years. In the early part of his trial a gentleman living in Connecticut wrote Attorney Wellman im parting some information which canused the attorney to summon hini to New York. He told Wellman that about seven years years ago he was acquainted with a young woman named Lain Vanzandt, who was married at the age of 14 to one Charles Harris, who was then 16. Within a fort night the girl discovered that his first name was Carlisle, that he was well born and had an uncle who was a fardoun physioian. Harris' grandfather, D. 8. McCready, was probably the one referred to. The pair soon went to Connecticut to live, when the young wife detected her husband in an intrigue with another girl, andt in disgust left him, returning to New York, where afterward a criminal operation was performed. Inspector Byrnes' men found this girl at Perth Amboy, where she was living, a physical wreck from the results of the operation. She could not be induced to come to New York to testify, as Harris had threatened her so that she lived in per fect terror of him. Numerous other intrigues of 'Harris eame to light. During his engagement to Helen Potts he wished to engage himself to a young lady in Asbury Park, and when she asked him about Helen, he replied he was tired of her and wanted to shake her. He was also engaged to marry a young lady living in Brooklyn, a close friend of his mother. Betrayals of girls by Harris seem to have been numerous. He was at one time employed as purser on the Old Do minion steamship line, and the officers tell many tales about his habits.. OLD WORLD MISOREANTS. Imitators of the Viennese Murderers in Berlin. BirrtN, Feb. 8.-A case resembling that of the Sohneiders, the horrible details of whose crimes have just shocked the world as revealed in, the court in Vienna. has. come to light in Magdeburg. As'in the Schneider case, the victims In the present case were serving women. The full particulars in possession of the police have not been made ,public, but it is known that a man named Erbhe and his paramour, a woman named Buntrock, have been arrested for making away with a young woman named Klodges, daughter of the steward of an estate near Mngdeburg. It is alleged that Erbe and his female ac complice lured the girl into Hanover, on the pretense that she was desired to ae eompany a family of that city on a trip to Italy. At Hanover, where the girl was a total stranger, it was comparatively easy to filch her small stock of funds from her and put her out of the way without leaving a clue to direct suspicion toward the mur derers. At least this is what the police expect to prove was done, and they also claim to have evidence that the first victim of the couple was a woman named Kasten, of Magdeburg, and that these two were not she only ones robbed and murdered by the imitators of the Vienna monsters. The revelations at the forthcoming examination of the prisoners are awaited with much in terest. A MOUNTAIN MURDERIER. Be Kills Everyone Who omes His Way With Money. JOnHSTOWN, Pa., Feb. 3.-Nothing since the awful flood has caused so much alarm as a series of mysterious murders committed within a radius of twelve miles. Apparently all have been .done by one hand, but so far detectives have been unable to discover the perpetrator. Dec. 4, the body of a well dressed man was found near Gallitzin, with a bullet hole in his head. It was identified al George Myers, a prosperous citizen of Frugality, who had been murdered for his money. Less than a week ago the decomposed body of another man was found in the woods near Bethel. Nothing was discovered to establish his identity. The horrible butchery of old man Kring and his wife and the cremation of their bodies, a few nights ago, are attributed to the same mys terious murderer, who evidently is biding in the mountains ready to pounce upon any victim who, he supposes, has money. Charged to Strikers. PrTTRSURO, Feb. 3.-The Woods Run ear of the Manchester line, having on board thirteen new employes of the company, was wrecked early this morning by the explo sion of a dynamite cartridge whieh had been pl'aced on the track. 'Though theo con causion was so severe that the car was thrown from the track and badly wrecked, and windows shattered in all the houses on the side of the street near the track over which the car was running, not one person was injured. Beveral of the men were out by flying lasnes, but no one was. seriously hurt. tlany persons were thrown from theio beds by the force of the explosion. The strikers have been quiet for several days, and it was thought they had aban doned the fight, and that all trouble was over. Killed One Outlaw. LoUVIrv.L, Ky., Feb. 3.--Geo. Sharp, one of Berry Turner's gang of outlaws, was killed near Pineville to-day. A posse with a warrant went to Turner's house. The latter called his followers, who came on a run, to the number of half a dozen. The posse began to retreat and a runnming fight followed, in which Sharp was killed. None of the posse was hit. Murdered by Hurglars. PINer BiLUFF, Ark., Feb. :.-W. A. Mc Kemie, station agent at Wabbeseka, on the St. Louis & Southwestern road, was mys teriously murdejed in his room at the depot. It is thought the murder was conm mitted for the purpose of robbery, and that the burglars were scared away before they could complete their work. Return of the Stolen Boy. *PoUno IttmZ, N. Y., Feb. 3.-Ward Wa terbury, the boy kidnapped yesterday, near Long Ridge, CoInn., Mondaly, a brought home early this morning by John Close, of Stanwieh, Conn, The boy had been left at the home of Close by a strange man, who then ran away. The boy said he was car ried ofi by two men, who took him to a small house and kept him until night, when they left him at the door of Close's cottage. "Sam'l of Posen" on Trial. SAN Faurctsco, Feb. 8.-The trial of Maurice B, Curtls, better known as."Sam'l of Posen," for the murder of Police Of foer Grant, began to-day. A number of witnesses testified in line with the stories of the shooting which have already ileen published. The Woman 3say not Hang. VIESNNA, Feb. 2.-Emperor Francis Joseph is reluctant to sign the death warrant of Frank and Rosalie Scheider, convicted of murdering and robbing servant girls. The death sentence will probably be commuted to imprisonment for life. RELATIONS WITH ITALY. Correspondence Over the New Orleans Lynching Takes a New Turn; Rova, Feb. 8.-The New Orleans lynch ing question seems to be taking a new phase and Minister Porter will return in a few weeks. How the Italian government views the question as it stands is apparent from an interview had with the chief of the foreign ofioe. "Italy has made no further demands," said the chief. "All she asks was embodied in the message of President Harrison. The fulfillment of those promises would be very well received in Italy. We do not ask for the impossible, although they thought for a time in the United States that we .did. If such things had happened to citizens of the United States in Italy. Blaine would also most surely have protested. "The excellent relations which always ex isted between the two countries induced us to believe that the incident could be set. tied to the satisfaction of both countries, and if negotiations continue in the spirit manifested in President Harrison's mes sage, they surely will be. "The violence of the press on your side of the water caused painful surprise to Italy, especially their remarks referring personally to his majesty, who is not un known to Americans who have visited Rome. We recognizx the great abilities of Blaine, his experience in the management of foreign relations and his great reputa tion, and rely on his good sense. Italy is pleased at the exoressions of good will on the part of your government, but would like to see them take spme tangible form." It is stated that the Italian government has sent to Washington a list of the famil ies that, according to the Italian claim, are entitled to compensation for the loss of relatives by lynching at New Orleans, and that Iecretary Blaine has promised the Italian government to submit the matter to congress with the expectation of favorable action. Most of the bereaved families are resi dents of Sicily, and it is stated that several were left destitute who were in the habit of receiving funds from their relatives who fell victims to the lynchere. The amount ofcompensation in each ease is to be left to the American government. STRIAK OF LUCK. Lord Talleinache Repotted- to Have Left the Tacks a Fortune. LONDON, Feb. 3.-A report is current here to-day that the late Lord Tallemache, who I is a neighbor of the duke and duchess of Teok, parents of Princess Mary of Took, who was betrothed to the late duke of Clarence and Avondale, has left them a large fortune, amounting to about £850,000. It is known that neither the duke nor the L duchess of Teak have a very large income, and if the above report proves to be true it , will come in the nature of a decided streak , of good loouk. I ISome years ago the duke of Teck, while I residing in an apartment in St. James pal ace, opposite Marlborough house, was sold - out by.his creditors, who became so num erous and annoying at the palace that the queen was compolled to make the duke and duchess move. Since this occurrence they have resided at the White lodge, Richmond park. SIR S.ORRELL MACKENZIE1 Death of the Distinguished Physician In London, Aged 55. LoNDoN, Feb. 3.-Sir Morrell, Mackinzie, the distinguished physician, who has been seriously ill with bronchitis, died to-day. He was born in Essex in 1837, and educated at London, Paris and Vienna. In 1863 he founded a hospital for diseases of the throat in Golden Square. London. In the same year he was elected house physician l to the London hospital, becoming in clue Scourse full physician, and was appointed lecturer on diseases of the throat. This appointment he held to the time of his death. He was the author of numerous publications on laryngological subjects, and I in particular of treatise on diseases of the throat and nose, which is a standard work. He was in attendance on the German em peror Frederick during the latter's illness, and was knighted in 1887. Blsmarek Toasted the Emperor. BEaLIN, Feb. 3.-Bismarak's hearty cele bration of the kaiser's birthday has strengthened the reports of a possible re conciliation between the kraiser and the ex chancellor. Bismarck had thirty invited I guests at the birthday banquet, including several of those who have adhered to him consicouslly since his retirement from officoe. He toasted the kaiaer in a speech full of loyal and patriotic sentiment nnd expressed an earnest hope that the young emperor would live to prove himself worthy Sof his distinguished ancestry and to carry aon the work begun under his illustrious Sgrandfather. Bismarck heas always celebrated the kaiser's birthday, so far as observing it as a holiday, but his guests ate said to have been impressed by an evidence, this year, of softening in his feelinig towards his majesty. Everybody is taclling about it in Berlin, especially in view of the fact that the kaiser himself failed to congratulate Bismarck on his last birthday. Ilghlering thle Elder. LONoN, Feb. 3.-The life boats made several journeys to and from the stranded steamer Eider and succeeded in landing all the specie on board. At two this morning the North German Lloyd steamer Havel, which sailed from New York Jan. 2;. arrived at Southampton. All the passengers of the ill-fated Eider, who de sired to proceed to Blemen took the Havel. Capt. Hleinricke and a number of the Eider's aofiocer's returned to the steamer, where they engaged in directing the work of discharging the cargo into the lighters. In the evening another gale came up and the work was discontinued. An ,cndlsreert Priest. BonREAux, Feb. 8.-Ecclesiastical agita tion ncainst the government was revived to-day by Father Barbe. who, in a sermon Sbefore a large congregation, described the Sgovernment as a party of executioners and - sectarians who dragged nrohbishops before I their tribunal. France, he added, •onid be rsavned only by the restoration of royalty. T'he urseher's remarks caused a sensation and a number of angry protests were raised. Many left the church. Col. John Withers, cnshelor of the an SAntonio. Texas, National bank. eommitted t suicide Wednesday, No cannse. MB LEECH'S OPINIURS1 Are Given to the House Committee on Coinage, Weights and Measures. Free Coinage Would Bring Silver From All the Nations of the Earth. Or Would Send Gold to a Promlum-Aiitl Option Legislation Both Favored and Discountenanced. WASHI~aoro, Feb. 3.-The house commit tee on-coinage, weights and measures to day examined Director Leech, of the mist bureau, on matters relating to the silvýr question. In answer to Stone (Pa.), Leelt said his minimum estimate of the produc tion of Silver in the United States during las year was 58,000,000 ounces: the official estimates would probably exceed that amount. If the amount used in the arts and sciences was deducted, the American product would be less than the government purchases. The amount of currency in oif culation in the United States, he said, is $24.50 per capita, larger than in any other country except France. Leech did not think there is any lack of circulating medium in this country. Leech having answered in the legative the question of Stone as to whether any European paper money is based on silver, Bland inquired if he held that there is no country in Europe where paper money is based on silver. Leech's response was that there is no country in Europe where paper money is re deemable solely in silver. Williams (Ill.) called attention to the fact that Leech had said there is no country except the United States whose notes are based on silver, and asked if the European countries and the United States were not on the same basis in this respect. Leech admitted that this is so, and here as well as in Europe, notes are based on both gold and silver. Williams asked if he regarded the issuance of silver certificates to circu late instead of silver dollars as an obsta ole to free coinage? Leech replied in the negative, and said he thought the notes preferable. The is suance of gold notes is open to the same objection, but not to the same extent as In the case of silver notes, as they could be circulated easier. Williams inquired why Leech thought- the silver coins of other countries would be dumped here if we adopted free coinage. "I think European silver would come here in ship-loads just as fast as it could be brought." Williams ranted to know how silvercoins cohld be clumped here when theysare needed abroad for circulation in the countries hav ing them. "There is much more of is in domestic circulation than is needed. They reject it, and it naturally gravitates into the vaults of banks, where it is used for issue notes. All Europe is practically on a gold stand ard, partly from choice and partly from necessity. The countriesof Europe are in clined to adapt themselves to the gold standard, and I do not believe any lose of a small per cent would stand in the way of their doing that. Besides, they would be lieve it would be a temporary measure; that we could not sustain the free coinage of silver, and that it would be to their in terest to take advantage while we were making the experiment. That, in my judg ment, is the belief of European financiers," To Bland, Leech said he believed silver would come here as long as we exchanged goel for it. Shipments would cease when we got on a silver basis. We would be com pelled to pay shippers in gold because they could get legal tender notes which are prac tically interconvertible with gold. Leech said that in his judgment free sil ver coinage would either send gold abroad or to a premium. Replying to Mr. Bland he said he thought we had gold enough to buy the world's stock of silver. A query by Johnson (N. D.) as to whether the United States had an agent abroad with a view to learning sentiment toward bi-metallismn and international agreement, led to a discussion as to the field of an international agreement. Leech replied that certain gentlemen traveling in Europe have been requested to learn the prob abilities of some international agreemment being secured. England had shown a dis position favorable and encouragement had been received. He (Leech) would regard an international agreement as a very ereat benefit to all people. He admitted that a free coinage bill would benefit England more thsn if an agreement was reached. Mr, Bland asked if it was not a fact that these agreements, and talk of them, gener ally arose about the time the silver ques tion is raised here, but Mr. Leech replied he thought not. Mr. Bland said his experi ence was contrary to Mr. Leech's belief. E. D. Stark, of Cleveland, then presented an argument in favor of free coinage. THE PRICE OF WHEAT. Made by Grain Gamblers-Supply and Demand Not Factors. WAmRINOTON, Feb. 3.-The committee on agriculture, of the house, to-day began hearings on the various anti-option bills pending in congress. Wood Davis, the well-known statistican, of Kansas, appeared to-day in advocacy of the Hatch bill. lie said: "I will not go into the question of the effect of tariff or currency supply upon the price of these commodities. 1 cannot see that the question of tariff affects the the former materially. After" the year 1870 there began to grow upon boards of trades the system of dealing in fictitious farm products. Its influence seems to have grown with the years. Gentlemen on the othe: side of this question tell us that in order to market the farm products of the country we must have these new methods, yet we marketed, I think, more breadetulfs and pork relatively to population, ten years ago, before this method come into vogue, than we do to-day. If we were then able to market our products without these methods, why canuot we do it now? They tell us we cannot do it with out money, but there is more worth rela tively in this country now than there was ten or twelve or fifteen years ago. Now the consumption of the world has overtaken production. If wheat brought $1.70 per bushel in Britain for the nine years ending in 1874, why should it not bring a good price now with a lessened product per cap Ita? It is, I think, because of the offering of unlimited fictitious amounts on the markets without any regard to the real pro duct. As a matter of fact, the prices of grain are frequently made itl Chioago by three or four men." Just before adjournment Murray Nelson and others, representing the Chlocago board of trade, laid before the committee a voln muinous memorial in opposition to sett optiou legislation. The arguments of the memorial are chiefly that boards of trade are essential to the marketing of the far mers' produce, and that dealing in options and futures is a stimulus necessary to the maintenuance of boards of trade. it asserts that the extent to which produceo gambling is carried on in the legitimate exchanges of the country is immensely' exaggerated. Gambling in produce-gambling pure and simple-is carried on in bucket-shops. 'L'hie form of gambling, says the memorial, is, and lona has been, a fruitful source of agriunltural depression, and a rigorous fed rnal bucket-shop law, vigorously enforced, will go far toward accomplishing all that is sought. The laying of wagers in thousands of backet shops on quotations of produce as they are made in great marts of trade ore ates a powerful, concentrated interest for the depression of "values. The extent to which the bucket shop influence is respon sible for agricultural depression complained of is not, the Chicago gentlemen fear, fully appreciated. The memorial does not ap prehend that congress confounds bucket shops with legitimate exchanges. "Such a thought," it says, "would be an insult to your intelligence. Boards of trade are a necessity of modern commerce. They en able producers to find a market at any time for surplus grain, cattle, hogs, cot ton, etc., at far better average prices than could otherwise be obtained. It is through the medium of boards of trade that capital is supplied for the carrying 'of the country's surplns products during the long and wearisome perioc that must inter vene from the time they leave the posses sion of the needy producer until taken by the tardy and reluctant consumer. Destroy the system of contracting for the purchase and sale of agricultural commodities for future delivery by imposing a prohibitive tax, and a very large proportion of the capital thus emoloyed will seek other channels for in vestment. The farmer may rid himself of the middlemen, bu he will also be bereft of of a market at the same time." The committee on agriculture will have hearings daily upon this subject for one week. MAY BE A SCHEME. Morris Says the Louisiana Lottery Com pany Will Quit Business. N.w ORLEANs, Feb. 5.-John A. Morris, of the Louisiana Lottery company, to-day is-ued a lengthy address to the people of Louisiana, setting forth facts in connection with lottery matters. He says that in 1883 he was approached by a number of prom inent democrats of Louisiana who urged oil him the propriety of submitting to the legislature a proposition or constitutional aaendment which would grant him and associates a lottery privilege for twenty-five years in consideration of a license suffl cilntly high to be of material assistance to the state. He was assured that the propo sition would meet with little, if any, oppo sition, and those suggestions prompted him totlnake announcements to the effect that he .ould give half a million per annum as a license. After the Mississippi floods, at the solicitation of a number of gentlemen, he increased the' amount to one million and a quarter, and thus it was submitted to the people. 'Then began the crusade, in sidq and outside of the state, which resulted in ihe enactment by congress of the anti lottery postal law. Morris says he was informed by a num ber of able attorneys that this law was in violation of 'the rights of a state and the freedom of the press, and such, in their opinion would be the decision of the sn preme court of the United States. Realiz ing now that they have been incorrect in their opinion of public sentiment, and not desiring to see the people of Louisiana in volved in strife over the question, Morris declares that they would not acoa. or qualify under the amend mtiit, even were it to be adopted by the people, April next. As the supreme court of the United States has decided the anti-lottery postal law constitutional it is his purpose to uphold that law and abstain from violating it in any manner. Confi dent that the granting of another lottery charter would be the cause of continued agitation and discontent on the part of a number of citizens of 1, ':siana, he and his associates would be r willing to no cept such charter, even though it was given without the payment of one dollar license. THEY ARIE MARRIED NOW. To Remove Doubts a Couple Rave the Ceremony Performed Twice. EAU CLAIm, Wis., Feb. 3.-A Hudson, Wis., dispatch, printed to-day reveals the fact that A. J. Sheridan, of this city, and Miss Lula Davis, of0 Cape Girardeanu, Mo., were married at Hudson the 27th inst. Mr. Sheridan, who had announced that he married Miss Davis last July, stated to-day that while he would now admit that the ceremony referred to in the dispatch was performed Jan. 27, as stated, it was never theless a fact that the original marriage ceremony was performedi in July last at Hudson; that he and his wife have a mar riage certificate which proves it; that the marriage in July was not placed on record because the contracting parties requested that secrecy be preserved; that it was a magistrate who performed the July cere mony and his name is not given because his omission to record the marriage would subject him to a penalty. They were mar ried a second time to set doubts at rest. Paper Meade From Sage Brush. BoIsE CITY, Idaho, Feb. 3.---Robert Laing, a resident of Boise City, has made a dis covery which may be of great value to the sage-brush districts of Idaho, Utah, Nev ada and other states. Some time ago he became imbued with the idea i that sage brush might be converted into coarser grades of paper. He secured a wanon load of supposedly useless shrub and began to experiment. By using a limb process and treating the limbs of the brush to pro tracted boiling, he secured a pulp that more than satisfied his expectations. It was equal to the very best wood pulp, and the presence of a long and strong fibre was plainly demonstrated. Mr. Laing states that he can manufacture sage-brush paper at a small cost, and that he can make a profit by selling it at four and one-half cents per pound. I1e has gone east, his idea being to interest capitalists to aid him in developing his discovery. What to Do Vith Him. FAlno, N. D., Feb. 3.-Lee Lum, a China man found illegally in this country four months ago, arrested at Grand Forks but discharged by Commissionor Carroll, was rearrested before Commissioner Spaulding at Fargo. U1e was ordered sent to China. Judge Thomas has reversed this and orders him sent to Canada. In order to cross the Canadian line $50 must be paid the Cana dian government by somebody. The pris oner has no money and the marshal will not pay it. The prisoner may stay in jail for an indefuinite period. Negotiations Direct ¥With Canada. OTTAWA, Out., Fob. 3.-A rumor is cur rent here that some of the ministers will proceed to Washington early next week to discuss, by appointment with United Stat.s authorities, the question of reciprocity le aweon Canada and the United States. The ministers decline to say anything on the subject. An Abandoned Craft. New Yone, Feb. 3.-The Meamor Runic. arrived to-day from Liverpool, reports that Jan. 29, she passed the Nowegian bark Flo rede. abandoned. She did not appear much damaged. She had at the outset of her voyage trouble with a mutinous crew. Could Not lie Identllled. NIwAun, N. J., Feb. l--The dead and missing in the explosiou at ltummel's hat factory last night are thought to have been found. Four bodies were discovered in the ruins after the fire wits extinguished, but they could not be identified. MR, POWER RESTING EASY The Commodore Was Suddenly Seized With a Hemorrhage of the Stomach. Physiioans Announoo Improve ment in His Oondition and Re covery not Remote. The House Continues to Make Prepare to Begin to Go to Work-One Amendment. WAsnumoToN, Fob. S.--[Bpeclal.]-Hon. T. C. Power was prostrated last night by a sndden, and for a time alarming, illness. He was conversing with a friend at Worm ley's at nine p. m., when he was seized with a hemorrhage of the stomach and fell in the hallway before reaching his room. Mrs. Power heard him fall and summoned assistance. He was weak and exhausted from the loss of blood and several physi cians were at his bedside all night. He rested quietly to-day and if no fever or other unfavorable symptoms occur the phy sicians say he will mend rapidly. Mr. Power's son telegraphed friends in Mon tona to correct alarming press reports sent out early in the day and to announce im provement in his condition. THE DAY IN CONGRESS. A Monotonous Day in Discussing the Rules-The Senate. WAsarNOToN, Feb. 8.-The house spent another monotonous day in discussion of the rules, and it is now evident that two months of the session will close with the rules still under consideration. Progress to-day was marked by one significant event -the adoption of an amendment proposed by Dingley, of the republican side, and chiefly supported by ex-Speaker Reed. This amendment, too, is one of the most impor tant thus far proposed to the committee's report, as it provides that all senate amendments to house bills, other then appropriation bills, shall be considered as soon as laid before the house by the speaker. The pending mo tion this morning was Boatner's, striking out the clause permitting general legisla tion on appropriation bills, provided that they be germane to the retrenchment of ex penditure. Bowers (Cal.) said the people of the west would appropriate for the im provement of rivers and harbors, for pub lic building, for the survey of unsurveyed lands of settlers. He wanted to give the demoot ate a straight tip in the race for the presidential states. They were putting the race up wrong, and if they expected to win they would have to change their horse shoes. The party which took a five-cent nickel measure of the American people would make. a mistake. Bland contended that unless the rule were adopted in present form it would.be imp6s sible to retrench expenditures and reduce taxation. Boatner's motion was defeated, eighty five to 119. On motion of Enloe (Tenn.) an amendment was adopted providing that all bills be introduced by presenting them to the clerk, properly endorsed, and appro priately referred by the speaker. In the senate 'the committee on foreign relations reported back ad versely various anti-Chinese bills in troduced and referred at the present session and reported in lien of them a bill continuing in force for ten years the ex isting laws prohibiting and regulatipg the ogming into this country of Chinese and persons of Chinese descent. When the cal endar was reached the joint resolution pro posing an amendment to the constitution of the United States relating to marriage and divorce, heretofore introduced by Kyle, was taken up and Kyle addressed the sen ate in suport of it. The amendment pro poses that congress shall have the exclusive power to regulate marriage and divorce in the several states and territories and the District of Columbia. At the close of his remarks the resolution was referred to the judiciary committee. The senate bill for the creation of a fourth judicial district in the territory of Utah was passed The bill appropriating $.'0,000 for the extension of the public building at Los An geles, Cal., was passed. The public print ing bill was amended by adding the words, "but the provisions of the eight-hour law shall apply" and without disposing of the bill the senate adjourned. W1HAT TO DO WITH THEM. The Navy Department Embarrassed With WVarships. WASHINOTON, Feb. 3.-What to do with the naval vessels, now that the Chilian ex citement has died out, is the question that is agitating Secretary Tracy's mind. It is not unlikely that advantage will be taken of the presence of the unusually large uum bers in.both Pacific and South Atlantic stations to carry out the long contemplated project of dividing the Pacific station into two separate commands, one to be named the North Pacific station, and the other the South Pacific station. There is also a sufi cient number of vessels at San Francisco and other North Pacitic ports to make a respectable fleet, and by adding the Chicago or the Newark as flageshl and one or two other vessels from those in the South Atlantic to the Boston and the York town, now in Callao, a good-sized squadron would be established in the South Pacific. One of the new cruisers, irobably the Bal timore will be sent to the Asiatic station as a flagehip. This would leave Acting Rear Admiral Brown with the Saun rancisco, Charlesten. Michigan, Pensacola, Iroquois, Ranger and Adams to look after the inter ests in the North Pacific, chiefly at the Hawaiian islands, Samoa, the Pacillo coast, and in the summer time in the Bering sea. With the addition of the ships named to the South l'aciflothere would thus be twelve vessels in Pacitlc waters that could be con centrated at any point of the Pacific where there is likely to be trouble withlin a fort night or so while each of the fleets when noting independently, could be keeping con stant surveillance of interests within their respective limits. The command of ,the South Pacifio station in case established, would probably fall upon Rear Admiral A. F. K. Benham. who is next in order for a squadrom command. NO TRACE OF SICKNESS. At 0' Iblaine Looks as Welt as He D)li Ten Years blefore. W ASmiNOTON, Fob. 3.-Secretary Blaine celebrated his sixty-second birthday Sun day in the quiet of his home circle. The old fashioned red brick house, with the gable roof which faces on Lafayette square. was closed to callecs. The secretary rose early, and spent the morning hours in read ing telegrams of congratulation, and at two o'clock sat down to a birthday dinner, which he ate with seen relish. At three o'clock he took his customary walk in the square. He does not show his age in his looks. A picture of the secretary made when in his early fifties, which hands over thu grate in his library would be accepted as a faithful likeness of the Blaine who walked In Lafayettoe quare that afternoon* there were no traces of a sick man 1i his oprearance. His step wts firm, his eve was bright and his head erect. lie did not appear to mind the raw wind whiho blew the dust from the asphalt in blinding alouds, his heavy beaver cost was buttondd slosely around him, but the collar was horned back on his shodiders. His careful lress, from the slight crease in his black browsers to the quiet shade of his neck soarf and the ft of his gloves, was that of a man who takes an interest in life. Blaine was unaccompanied in his walk. Penalty for leling Here. WAsanrroz. Feb. .--The anti-Chinese bill reported in the senate to-day provides that any Chinese or person of Chinese descent once convicted and adjudged to be not lawfully entitled to remain in the United States, and having been removed and subsequently convicted of like offense shall be imprisoned at hard labor for a period not to exceed six months, and after wards removed from the country. WORLD'S FAIR COMMISSIONERS. Proeesdings or the Meeting at Butte-Sun day Openini, BorUT, Feb. 3.--[Special.l-At the meet ing of the board of World's fair commis sioners to-day, Mr. Sutherlin suggested that 5,000 pamphlets be printed describing each Montana article on exhibition at the fair and giving the name of the mine and the address of the owner of each mineral exhibit made. This was referred to the committee on statistics. There was a good deal of discussion as to the per diem to be allowed members of the board, whether the $5 per day should include the time spent in going and coming or should be only for actual attendance. It was decided to allow pay for timle spent in going to a meeting and returning. It was voted to have six three-column newspaper cute of the Mon tana state building made for the use of the board and the state papers. It was decided to ask the railroads for half-fare rates to members attending future meetings. A resolution was passed recommending that the fair be kept open on Sundays. Republicans Organize. LrvrN.s.ON, Feb. s.-[Special.]-A new political organization, known as the Liv ingston Republican club, was inaugurated at a meeting held in the court house in this city Tuesday night. The meeting was called to order by Judge Henry, who, on motion, was made permanent chairman, and J. Williams, secretary. After much de bating as to the mode of proceeding a con stitution was adopted and the following officers chosen: President, W. H. Poor man; vice presidents, H. M. Lashom and and W. M. Wright; secretary, J. Williams; treasurer, A R. Joy. Passed Gilded Nickles. BUTTE. Feb. 3.--[Special.]--W. M. Me Guinness was arrested by United States Marshal Furay here to-day on a charge of counterfeiting. He passed one gilded nickel successfully, but the second coin of the kind was detected to be ,frzaud and th4 matter was reported to thd officers. Mc Guinness had two more gilded nickels in his pocket. The preliminary examination is set for Feb. 1L An Unknown Victim. BU~TE. Feb. 3.-[Special.l--An unknown one-legged beggar was killed on the cable road in Centerville about 10 o'clock this evening by being struck by a cable car. He was trying to catch the car while in mo tion, was drawn under it and his head crushed. DISHONEST DEALERS. Goods of an Inferior Quality Sent to For eign Customers. MEPaHIS, Tenn., Feb. 3.-It was stated on the cotton exchange this morning that Walter R. and Richard J. Jones, compris ing the firm of Jones Bros. & Co., cotton buyers, have suddenly left the city. It is said the firm has been for some years one of the heaviest buyers on the Memphis market. They bought principally on orders from Bremen and Havre, which were filled through the New Orleans branch. The lat ter closed up about ten days ago and just before it closed, it is said, they char tered two vessels and sent them off laden with cotton to Bremen, then came back to Memphis and boasted of having made $50,000 on the venture. The firm, it is stated, has been receiving European or ders for cotton, then filling the orders with a grade inferior to that ordered. Lately heavy reclamations have been coming in on cotton of inferior grade to the invoice, the aggregate being $100,000. It is also said the firm's bookkeeper has gone, it is believed, to Biloxy, Miss., for his health. Just before leaving he hvpoth eoated a newly acquired cotton exchange membership for $3150. WED AND WIDOWED IN A DAY. Rtosa Cook's Father Charged the Groom With Perjury and lie Shot Hitmelf. RlooxFOnD, Ohio, Feb. 3.-The most sen sational tragedy this place ever knew was enacted here last night. Recently a hand some young fellow appeared here. He was a portrait artist of rare ability. He and 16-year-old Rosa Cook, an heiress, became infatuated with each other, and yesterday morning eloped to Celina and were married. On their retu:n here last evening, the husband, who gave his name as Frank Zano, was arrested for perjury on a war rant sworn out by the father of the girl. IHe was held to answer, and as the marshal started to take him to jail at Celsna, Zano made a frantio appeal to see his bride. Be ing refused, lie turned furiously on her father. and in burning words planed a curse on his head. Then, without a mo ment's delay, he cried, "Farewell dear wife," and shot himself dead, falling at the feet of his father-in-law. Mrs. Zano, who was made a wife and widow in ten hours, is almost crazed with grief. TilE COAST CRACKED. * Severe Earthquake Shock Felt at Port land Last Night. POnTLAND, Ore., Feb. 3.-A severe earth quake shook was felt here at 8:80 to-night. Brick buildings shook and windows rat tied, terrifying the inmates, who in many instances rushed into the street. The shook lasted about thirty seconds and is probably the most severe earthquake ever felt in this city. As far as learned no damage was done beyond cracking a few window glasses. Felt at Astoria. AsToarA, Ore., Feb. 3-A dlstiot shook of earthquake, lasting about three seconds, was felt here at 8:27 o'clock to.night. The vibrations were from southwest to north. east. Yellow Fever Still Prevalent. NEW Yotga, Feb. 8.-The steamer Ouvier, from Santos and St. Lucia, which arrived here to-day reports that while in port at Santos six of the crew were sent to gs pital with yellow foyer, two of whom 414