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4ft' VOL- XXX111.NO. 24 HELENA. MONTANA, THURSDAY MORNING, MARCH 17, 1892. PRICE FIVE CENTS ^Ia - - - - - - - -- - - - - - - - ANS & G ---I LEIN. TuIS ,t3 1 E D' .i dear to the hearts of all Irishnmen the ivorld over. 'The pr1ccise date of S'T. 1PAT'rICK'S birth has never been ascertained: even his birthplace is a mystery. Pirates carried him into Ireland, where they sold him as a slave in the year 378. lIe is credited with the notable achievement of having drummed snakes out of the Emerald Isle, you are cordially nrited to call at our tore and receive a Shamrock"free, com emorating the occa Iion. Yours Very Truly, QANS & <LEIJV. __ __ _ __ __ _ IC PREEg E ONE ELSE. Two-Thirds ates Senators Are to the President And Many of Them Will Go, to Minneapolis as Delegates at Large. Senator Hill, In a Speech at Birmingham, Ala.. Pledges the Electoral Vote of New York. SWAsHINoroN, March 16.--The representa tive of the Chioago Tribune sends that pa per the. following: "Fresh talk is heard about a senatorial combination against the administration. According to an informal canvass recently made it is claimed that about two-thirds of the republican senators are opposed to Gon. Harrison's renomina tion. If the senators controlled many state delegations this would be a serious matter. But they don't. 'their states usually refuse to make the grievances of the aena tors a national issue. However, a good many states drnament their delegations by putting on United States senators as dele gates-at-large. Senator Hiscock was one of the delegates-at-large from Ne*' York last time. He wants to be sent to Minne apolis under similar conditions this year. Hiscock is for Harrison, but his allegiance is not to strong that the Platt people are afraid to trust him with an unpledged del egation, Senator Washburn, of Min nesota, is now actively anti-ad ministration. He expects tq be one of the delegates. Senator Aldrich, of Rhode Island, will probably be one of the representatives from that state. Aldrich is not unfriendly to the administration, though he would prefer to see Allison the nominee. Senhtor Quay intends to head an anti-Harrison delegation from Penn. sylvania. Don Cameron would rather avoid the discomfort of the convention crowd and pull the wires from Washington or Harrisburg. Senators Frye and Hale may both come from Maine. Frye is now for the administration. 'Hale is neutral. The president would probably like to have both senators as delegates in order to head off ex-Speaker Reed. Mr. Reed is in a fighting mood and he wants to go to the convention himself. He is also willing to be put in nomination. Senator Hoar, of Massachusetts, is an old-timer in national conventions, and he will be at the head of the Bay state delegation in Minneapolis. The president has taken good care of the friends of Senators Hoar and Dawes, some what it the expense of the younger ele ment. So the senatorial influence in Massachusetts may be counted on for the " administration. Senator Proctor 'exprects to lead the Vaermtnt' dele taticp :gain and throw it. for Harrison as hio did in 1E88.. From this it may be gath ered that the senators who are against the adminiestation come mostly from the west. It is thought that Cullom and Alli son may not be the only senators presentel by their states. Mandrson is now a possibilily and the Nebraska delega tion may decide to put him forward. The feelinig Among the senators them selves is friendly to Cullom. lie will get meo cout of the opposition of his colleagues to the administration than anybody else. However, the trouble about a senatorial combination is that it lhats nothing in com mon except opposition to the president. It cannot center on any particular candidate, and its influence in therefore negative rather than positive." NEW WYORK PLEDI)GED. Senator Hill Says lthe Empire State Will Be Democratic. liirrNOralAt, Ala., March 16.-This city was filled with enthusiastic democrats to welcome Senator Hill, who arrived this morning. They cheered him as he pro ceeded to the hotel as the guest of the Hill club of this city. At 11:30 o'clock, escorted by 900 prominent citizens, he proceeded to the opera house, which was lav ishly decorated. HB was introduced by Col. Howitt .and delivered an addoes, which was frequertlV applauded. As heretofore, Hill opened his address with praise of the south ard treatment received a:t the hands of southerners. Then he de livered several sentences toeming with en thusiasm at the p o'perity of Birmingham, its reson: cn and futur e. He was glad the inlhabitants had not forgotten the principles laid down by Jefferson; clad they had not fo gotten the fact that the great valuable acquisitions of territory of this country were all acquired through the efforts of democratic statesmeu, and that the treat foreign wars which the country waged were under the auspices of democratic leaders. He denied that the republican party gave lustle to the history of this country. [Applause.] '1he principles of Jefferson, which had become the essentiul principles of democracy, formed a bright constellation which, going before, guided democracy's stees through the age of revo lution and refourmation. ihe campaign of 1888 was reviewed exhaustively. Rtegard ing the coming campaign he said it would be victorious if the party stood by old principles and did not run over to new and untried things. "It is not essential who the candidate of the democratic party may be. The great point is to achieve victory for democratic principles. I Apnlause.J 1 pledge you the state of New York. I pledge you New York's electoral vote for the democratic party. [Great applause]. Believing in ll aggressive and courageous fig.ht, I will exert the inflluence of varty or ganization to build un and not to belittle mly party, [Applause]. I do this because I think my party's Irinciples are essential to the welfare of the country and that therefore I subserve the vast interests of the country when I insist upon it." I[Applausel. After extending thanks for the attention received the senator withdrew amid voaif e ous cheeriag. In the evening Hill and party were thb guests of the Hill club at a banquet. Several speeches were made. 'The party left late to-night for Atlanta. BSenator Mills, of Texam AUSTIN, Texas. March 1(l.-A onnocs shows seventy-one members of the legisla ture pledged for Mills for United States senator, insuring his election. There was no change to-night in the senatorial con test. It is iumored that Chilton lmtay with draw and Culberson's followers are cor respondingly jubilant. Col. anutlers Spoke. NFIWVonT NE\WS, Va., March l;.--Proum inent people from Washington, New York and Virginia witnessed the launch of the 4,1100-ton steamer El hud to-day, built for the Southern Paciflc company's line be tween New York and Galveston. At a ban quet for guests C. 1'. Huntington spoke briefly. Among other speakees wore Con greesmen Outhwate, llerbet, Boutelle, and enators iFrye, Dolph, Lawyer and Coul. Banders. PERSIISTiENT CAIIENSLY. Flooding EIurope WIlt Fralse Sitateulent About Amerlcan Catlholics. BosTow, March 1.--The Pilot contains an interview between Archbishop Ireland and its correspondent in Rome, from which the following is extracted: "I am glad to say the Roman authorities declare them selves determined to maintain the hler archial unity of the church in America. and to allow no effort to be made toward retarding the assimilation of different pop ulations of America, and encouraging the political and social unification of all the citizens of the land. But, strange to say, this determination of Rome does not pro vent constant renewal of the ef forts. There are people in Amer ica and Europe who believe the country is a wild Congo. to be partitioned off to many foreign colonies as distinct from one another as lanenage, ideas aixd customs can make them. European Cath olic papers are enlisted in the movement. Germany's papers to-day teem with state ments most false about the church in America and American bishops." I am sorry to say most of the articles apuear as Amer ican correspondence. ,A short time ago at the Catholic congress held at Belgium, Peter Cahensly and Rev. Villoneuve dared to make in open session the statement that the church in America, because of neglect Img foreigners, had lost 20,000,000. Cahensly repeated the lie in the famous memorial last summer, although reducing somewhat its proportion. 'Ihe other gentleman's vir ulence shows itself particularly in opposi tion to bishops of the New England states." IN A DILEMMA. Railroads in Kanass Confronted With Contrary Injunctlons. CHICAGO, March 10.-On petition of the Wichita board of trade United States Dis trict Judge Rivers has granted a temporary injunction against the, Atchison, the Mis sou;i Pacific and the St. Louis & San Fran cisco roads, restraining them from taking out rates on sugar, coffee, beans and canned goods, ordered into effect by the Kansas railroad commissioners. Between this de cision and that of the Atchison county judge restraining them from putting the same rates into effect, the railroads are in a diilemma. To obey Judge Rivers' order they will be compelled to put the commis sioners' rate into effect to-day, yet can not do so legally, the law requiring them to issue tariffs and file them with the inter state commerce commission at least three days before they can be made effective. Advices were received to-day that at a meeting of steamship agents at New York a delinite agreement was reached to reduce commissions charged western roads on im migrant business $8 from Chicago to Cal ifornia, and $5 to Colorndo poipts. This action was a result, it is said, of fear the Atchison's threat to reduce rates west of the Missouri river would deprive them of all commissions on business unless com missions were voluntarily reduced. The Expected Happened. NEW YORK, March 16.-At a meeting of the Richmond Terminal and Richmond & Danville roads to-dby, the expected de velopments transpired. President Inman, of the Terminal and the Danville com panies resigned, and a number of directors did likewise. Walter G. Oakman was elected president of the companie's. Ex President Inman suoceeds Dicrector Wil son, of the Terminal, and H. C. Falhnstock succeedv Mr. Inman as director of the Dan ville. The reorganization committee's re port was adopted, providing for the forma tion of a new conipany. the Nouthetn Rail roai company, with $170,000,000 four per cent bonds, of which $70,000,000 shall be preferred and $100,000,000 common stock. The plan provides for the exchange of Richmond & Danville and the East Tennes see securities, but makes no provision for taking up Georgia Central securities. The Maverick Bank Muddle. BosToN, March 16.-Another sensational litigation, in which the affairs of the Mav erick bank and Irving A. Evans & Co. fig ure prominently, was started to-day in the United States circuit court, by the filing of a long bill in equity. Thomas P. Beal, re ceiver of the bank, is plaintiff, and Albert A. Pope. Paul H. Kendricks, William S. Tliss, of this city, Austin 1B. Tobey, of Cambridge. and Wilmot R. Evans, of Ever ett, defendants. The bill is the outgrowth of one of the indictments recently' found aeninst Asa P. Potter, wherein he is charged with misapplying and misappro priating, for his own use, several checks, notes and guarantees bearing the name of Irving A. Evans & Co.. and amounting to several hundred thousand dollars.. It is asserted in the bill that the total liabilities of the firm of Evans & Co. to the Maverick bank amounted to $641, 325. As collateral security the bank holds notes, bonds and securities. New Mexico Convention. DENVER, March 16.-A Republican special from Las Vegas says'IS6 delegates answered roll call this morning at the opening of the New Mexico organization convention. Be sides these there were present twenty-five or thirty other members of the democratic central committee and newspaper men who are not delegates. Colorado, Utah, Ari zona, Texas and New Mexico are repre sented. Every county in the territory is represented but Grant and San Juan, and they are expected to-morrow. Large addi tions are expected by trains to-night and in the morning. The attendance will not fall below 300. J.. B. Mills, of Las Vegas, was elected temporary chairman and Ira M. Bond, of Albuquerque, temporary secre tary. Goy. E. S. Stoner, of Albuquerque, will be permaneut chairman and J. H. Christ, editor of the Santa Fe Son, perma nent secretary. The convention will get down to business in the morning. Swallowed Morphine. CtlCAn., March 16.-William W. HIen derson, a real estate dealer, tried to com mit suicide here to-day. Tuesday he spent in a Turkish bath house, reading a novel all night. This morning he ate breakfast, smoked a cicar and then went to sleep. At three o'clock an attendant went to wake him and ha was nearly dead. A physician was summoned and said he could not recover except by a miracle. He had taken a lar'ge dose of morphine. The would-be suicide was brought into prominence by connection with the recent mortgage frauds and he had been indicted by the grand jury for complicity in those frauds. He is married, but the whereabouts of his wife are not known. ~he is thought to be in California. Those who know him say Henderson has negro blood in his veins. lie is in the county hospital and it is not thought he can recover. Frolam Hlleherllngton'as Mothter. FIANuxNtt, l]'., March It..--A letter re ceived to-day from the mother of liethor iitnton gives a history of the introduction and acquaintance of Mrs. Hletherington and Robinson. The burden of the letter is to the effect that ltobinson's attentions were distasteful to Mrs. thetherington anld she requested him to coase, lie continued to force himself into her presence whenever possible. She told her husband, who ex postulated with him, and IRobinson said he would leave the country. lie did so. bilt continued to write. Receiving no unlSersn to his letters, he returned, antld .tethel ing ton, hearing of his return, shot himt. 'I'e letter adds that there is no doubt ileth erlngton will be acquitted. HE LOOKS LIKE M'KINLEY, And Is Like the Major in Person, Voice, Features and Gestures. But There the Resemblanoe Oeases, Bryan (Neb.) Being a Tariff Reformer. Not Ilnongh Siheep Ift In Nobranks to IProvilo Every Mary With Oio Little Lamb. WAnrxorTON, March 16.-McKinley is now out of congress, but the principal i speaker of the house to-day on the tariff in i person, energy, features, voice and gestures, 5 wes so like him that old-time members r might fancy that he was in congress again. I The comparison ended with the appearance of the speaker, however, for Bryan (Neb.), t prototype of McKinley, attacked the law which the latter framed. Biryan's speech revived flagging interest in the tariff dis oussion. It was the feature of the day, and as he warmed up gossipers in the cloak rooms returned to the hall and he soon had the careful attention of the majority of the house. The republicans interrupted Bryan I with a number 6f knotty questions favoring their side,, but the manner in which they were parried showed the speaker to be cool and collected. He was down for two hours, but the house gave him a third, and wanted him to keep on. He agreed with the majority of the com mittee of ways and means that the tariff bill should be attacked in detail. The pending bill brought great advantage to nine men, the tenth enjoying the advan tage of collecting money from the other nine. There has been a time in Nebraska when the people had one sheep per capita. That day is passed. Now, if every woman in the state named Mary wanted a pet lamb they would have to go outside of the state to get enough to go around. [Laughter]. Reviewing the binding twine and cotton ties bill, Bryan concluded: "The country hasnothing to fear from democracy on the tariff question. It means more equal dis tribation of the great advantages of the country; it means that men who produce wealth shall retain a large share of it; it means that enterprise shall be employed in natural, profitable in dustries, not unnatural, unstable industries; it means more constant em ployment for labor and better pay; it means a maximum of product from a mini mum.of toil; it means commerce with other countries and ships to carry it on; it means prosperity everywhere, not by piece meal, It is for this reason the country's young men are coming to the democratic party,'as Mr. Clarkson, that high republi can naubority, declared. It is because we are right. and right will triumph. "The day will come, and soon. I trust, when wiser economic politics will prevail than that to which the republican party is wedded; when laws will be made for all and not for a few; when those who annu ally congregate about the capital seeking to use the taxing power for the purposes of private greed, will have lost their occupa tion; when the burdens of the government will be equally distributed and the benefits likewise. When that day comes, 'democracy will be king. Long live the king!' [Loud applause]. The advocates of the McKinley bill thought the people bound hand and foot. Where are the conspirators to-day? Where are the men who were largely instru mental in fixing that iniquitous legislation on the people?" * ' A voice-"Who is governor of Ohio?" Bryan-"I believe one did succeed in be ing elected governor of a repulican state by a minority vote." [Laughter]. "To such extremes has this great Caesar come it welcomes the holding of a republi can state more than before it greeted the conquest of an empire."' [Applause and laughter]. As Bryan took his seat he was warm!y congratulated. STIRRING U[ SALISBUItY. The President W'ants a Prompt Answer From the Premier. WAStiNGorON, March 16.-Acting Secre tary Wharton was to-day instructed to in form the British minister that the Presi dent desires to know at as early a date as possible the intention of the British gov ernment in regard to the proposed renewal of the modus vivendi of last year for the preservation'f the seal fisheries, pendlng a settlement by arbitration of the question of the jurisdictional rights of ttle United States in the Beoring sea. The British min ister was requested to call Lord Salisbury's attention to Wharton's note of the Sth, in sisting on the necessity of the modus vi vendi, with the suggestion that the Presi dent would like to have a response as soon as possible, that he might act understand ingly in the matter. The president's desire for speedy acotion is said to be the fact that it is essential he should know whether Great Britain will co operate in keeping the sealers out of the Bering Sea, as otherwise the execution of that duty, falling solely on the United States, will necessitate making arrange ments that can be scarcely effective unless completed at an early day. The character of the instructions to our naval and revenue vessels, destined for duty in the Bering sea this season, will depend almost en tirely on the attitude to be assumed by Great Britain, and as the vessels will have to be in the vicinity of the sea by the irlst of May it will be seen that there is very little time to spare in preparations. 'lhe Sick Doing ~Yell. WArsNri'roN, March 1;.-Secretary Blaine was imiprovin:, to-day. Representative Springer is slowly improving. 'lThere is no material change in the condition of SenIa tor Morrill. About Ithirty-five members of tihe house are on the sick list, but none are seriously ill. (apital Notes. Senator Teller has declat ed for a silver muial ase agninbt Harrison. 1. C'. Clements, of Georgia, has been con fir trd interstate commerce commissioner. I he suil-comrnittee to investigate World's fair exrunditures will leave for Chicago March _'l.. Wedlnesday the treasury hought 25.(Nr) eun cest of silver at .ttLt1I) to .t)t05,; .172.tr10 ounces were offered. 'lile senrate passed the house bill ratifying the aot of the AriZnua legislatlure appro rriating $tt1O,O.H) for a display tIt the World's fallr. A succussful testof granolibre cellulose, nra blacklllg for aIrmor plate, occurred Tuesdayv ait Indiutl ilead under the direction of the bowu d of naval officers. The gold medal offered a year ago by (tiueral Suplerintendent White. of the rail way iunil sri vice, for the beat examination record dutring the year, was awarded J. F. l'trlp', of tle Sedalia and Denison post ollfce, seventh division. DILLON CRIMINAL NEWS. Annie Allen Snattenced--Davld Davis At tempts Sulcide. Drcr,oN, March 16.--[peoial.1 -Annfe Allen, colored, was convicted in the district to-day on a charge of arson in the third degree, the jury fixing the punishment at three years in the penitentiary. About three months ago she was arrested on the charge of keeping a disorderly house. found guilty and sentenced to a term of imprisonment in the city jail. While in carcerated she set fire to the jail and while the city marshal and others were endeav oring to extinguish the flames esaaped, but was recaptured next day. David Davis, the man held for the killing of Chas. Blislen made an unsuccossful attempt to commit suicide a few days ago. lie swal lowed the contents of a vial containing a solution of chloral and bromide. Davis was ill, and the drugs had been prescribed for him by County Physician Bond, who gave the medicine to another prisoner with instructions to administer doses when nec essary, but Davis contrived to get posses sion of the bottle and swallowed the con tents, about 100 grains. Ble was nearly dead when discovered, but is almost en tirely recovered. His trial is set for, the 24th instant. The court has issued avenire for a grand jury, returnable March 21. A TEAMSTER ISt IRNEID. lien Irby Loses Ills Life in a Fire at Butte. BIITTE, March 1..--Speciial. -At the burring of the Kansas City livery stable, at an early hour this morning, Ben Irby. a teamster who sleet over the stables, was overcome by smoke and lost his life. The building was a frame, two stories in height. Irby went to his room about 10 o'clock, it is said, drunk. At one o'clock this morn ing fire broke out, the origin, it is thought, being incendiary. The building was de stroyed and Irby's remains were found about 2:30 o'clock this morning. Falsely Accused Him. GReAT FALLS, March 16--[Speial.J-F. A. Jones has commenced a damage suit in the district court against Matt Dunn for $10,000 for alleged defamation of character. In his complaint the plaintiff asserts that Dunn called him a liar and a thief, and ac cordingly demands a monetary salve for soothing purposes. Leslie & Downing bring the action for Jones. Another Anaconda Mishap. BUTTE, March 16.-[Special.1-The shaft of the engine of the Anaconda mine broke again to-day, necessitating another shut down of the mine for six weeks. Most of the employees will receive work in other mines of the company. Judge Galbraith Will Resign. DILLON. March 16.--Special.]-Hon. T. J. Galbraith, judge of this, the Fifth, judi cial district, will resign at the termination of the April term of court at Boulder. He wiU locate in Helena and engage in the practice of law. FRUIT BADLY INJURED. By the Long-Continued Blizzard In Many Southern Sections. DALLAS, Texas, March 16.-Sleet and snow and ice are causing havoc throughout the state. Fruit trees which yesterday showed full of bloom, to-day are masses of ice, and the prospects for a good crop of fruit are very poor. The blizzard is still raging. A despiatch from Jefferson says the fall of snow and sleet to-day has caused untold damage to fruit and grain in that section, Little Rock, Ark., reports six inches of snow to-day, the heaviest for years. Re ports from all parts of Arkansas indicate that the storm was general. Damage is reported to the fruit crop everywhere. It snowed all day at Helena. Fruit is greatly damaged. An unusually severe storm prevailed at Hot Springs, the snow being the heaviest of the winter. At Tex arkana the blizzara raged. There was a heavy snow, and fruit was greatly dam aged. Memphis has a blizzard. It arrived at two o'clock this afteornopn, and is still here. Electric dare are stopped. Farming at a Standstill. CoLuzrrUt, Kan., March IG.-Tho blizzard, which has been in progress in this section for fifty hours, brought all farming to a standstill. Stock of all kinds is suffering severely. Business is generally nearly sus pended. Dispatches from northern Texas say a terrible blizzard is sweeping over that part of the state. Everything is covered with sleet. Great apprehension is felt for fruit, as the peach and plum trees are in full bloom. Early gardens will probably be ruined. Terrible Snow In Oklahoma. GorruIti, March 16.-A terrible snow storm is raging here. There is much suf fering among the poorer classes, and it is feared the boomers gathered around the Cherokee and Cheyenne lands will with stand the weather with diflicultv. It is thought the cold weather will damage growing crops. A Howling Norther. 1)ALiras, Tex., March 16.-A howling norther with a heavy rain swept over all Texas last night. The thermometer fell from seventy to thirty-four degrees in an hour. indications are that it it will go lower. The fruit trees, which were in full bloom, are in imminent danger. DEMOCt'RlATIC RALLY TO-NIl 1'T. The Rooms of the Ileuldricks Club Open to th|e P'ubllu. The Hendricks I)emocratio club has ar ranged for a rousing meeting this evening in their new rooms in thie ''houlpson block, corner of Maint street and Sixth maveniuo. Severall good sreakers, including Col. Nolan, will mitako short addresses upon the questions of the hour. It is particularly desir ed that there should be good delega tions from oeach ward in the city present in view of the approanching niunicijpal cain-: pliign. A glee club will also be in attend auce to entelrtaltu the audience. A tnsuitivie (iovernlor. loir' 'lovwssNxl, March t;. -The latest advious froit Alaska ai t to the efeOt that the missing unners had been heard from just ias the steamer City of Topeka was leaving Silka on her last trip downu, Mor ri Ortou, lead r of the party, cams aboard. lie had come I a eit illli schooner fioni 'Yaketat etation, where tI, hlad left the party, all of wlihom he reports as well. The ouiners halt' been absent since last Novem ber and lhnvu lutltred mlany hardships. Ilaltk J. Myers, editor of the Juneau Mining Itecordl, and ('. U1. Sohopp, editor of the Bilka Alaskan, have ben t areasted by (lovernor Lynman Klapp, of Alaska, who alleges that both reprinted a newspaper clipping to the allfct that William Knapp was not brilliant mentally. BHEAD FOR THE STARVING Arrival of the Good Ship Indiana at the Russian Port Libau. Glad Reception Aooorded the American Vessel Laden With Relief Supplies. The Capture of a Itrsutal Murderer at Liverpool, Thought to lie "Jack the Ripper." LIiau, March 1..-Early this afternoon a steamer was sighted off this port heading in from the westward, and almor,s imme diately afterward the flag of the United States could be distinguished flying from the stern of the vessel. It was known for a certainty that the approaching vessel was the Indiana, under the command of Capt. Sargent, which sailed from Philadeplhia Feb. 22, with a cargo of flour and provis ions for the relief of the famuine sufferers in IRussia. The Indiana will enter the har bor in a short time. Soon after the news of the arrival of the Indiana reached Libau, the Russian cruiser Strasch, commanded by Captain Davidoff, having on board J. M. Crawford, American consul at St. Petersburg; Count Bribrinis kion. chief of the famine relief committee; Barnholdt, American consul at Riga; the president of the St. Petersburg bourse and other notable persons, proceeded out to welcome her. Flags were flying on all the vessels in the harbor, and the wharves were crowded with enthusiastic people. The war ship was followed by the ship Concordia. which had on board the bourse committee and a large number of guests. As the vessels neared the Indiana a mili tary band played the "Star Spangled Ban ner" and a salute was fired. The gentle men from the Strasch and Concordia boarded the Jndliana. Speeches of welcome and thanks were made. "JACK THE RLIPPER" CAUGHT. The Police Think They Have the White chapel Butcher. LIVERPOOL, March 16.-The police have been pursuing inquiry into the disappear ance of a woman and her children, who formerly lived at Raineville, a part of Liver pool. The inquiry was started in connec tion with the arrest at Melbourne. Aus tralia, of a man named Williams, charged with murdering the woman. This morning the hearthstone where they formerly lived was raised, and the bodies of the woman and three children, partly consumed by quicklime, were unearthed. A plausible theory has sprung from the discoveries. The further the affair is investigated the stronger grows the belief that Williams is none other than the world-knowd "Jack the Ripper." Williams. while residing in Liverpool, made frequent visits to London. The police traced his movements between the two places; and it has been found that his visits to London corresponded with the times unfortunate women in the Whitechapel district were found with their throats cut and their bodies mutilated in the shocking manner which character ized the crimes of the "Ripper." He re called the description given the police of the appearance of the man seen in the com pany of several unfortunate women whose bodies subsequently were found lying in pools of blood in the streets of White chapel. This description tallies exactly with the appearance of Williams as given ' by people of Liverpool well acquainted with him. The question of who Williams really is, and how he lives, remains a mystery. When he first came to Raineville he was bail-fellow well-met with the inhabitants, but never gave an inkling of his personal history. After he rented the villa an un known woman, with three children, ar rived. Nobody saw them arrive or depart. About the same time another woman, who, he said, was his sister, visited him at a ho tel. She was seen twice, then also van ished. After being absent from the hotel all day he used frequently to return cov ered with dirt, explaining his untidy ap pearance by saying he had been putting new floors in his house. After living at the villa a few days he returned to the hotel, saying be could not sleep there; that his sister and children had gone away, and' his plans were unsettled. Search for vio times will be continued in other rooms to. morrow. The brutality of the murderer suggested the ferocity of "Jack the Rip per." LEO'S INTEREST. Expressed in the Outcome of the World's Fair. ROME, March 15.-Thomas B. Bryan, spe cial commissioner to Italy for the World's fair, has received from the pope a letter expressing the gratification felt that the United States intends to celebrate the mem ory of one of the most illustrious and de serving of men. The letter says, in part: "The success of this effort will surely be another proof of the great spirit and active energy of the people who undertake enor mous and difficult tasks with such gress and happy dealings. We rejoice, moreover, in the nobility of purpose which is the equal in greatness to the undertaking. This tes timony of honor and gratitude to that im mortal man of whom we have spoken, who, desirous of finding a road by which light and truth and the adornments of civil nature might be carried to the whole world, could neither be deterred by dan cers nor wearied by labors, until, having in a certain manner renewed the bands be tween two parts of the human race so long soeperated, he bestowed upon both such great benefits that, in justice, he must be said to have few equals and no superior. We express the fervent hope that the noble undertaking may, with the assistance of other nations, have the most prosperous issue and prove of great use in stimulating maun's ingenuity, promoting nature's de veluopment and encouraging all hine arts." The I'arlt Authortiles Talking Vigorous Measures Aga~lna Thnll. PAnIs, March IG.-The excitotucnt caused by the explosion at the Lobau barracks yesterday conutinues. M. Loubet, prime minister, has ordered that the residences of all anarchists be searched. Wherever arnm, explosives or seditious documents are found the occupiers of the llace are to be uarested. The police to-day took out twoety search warrants, issued chiefly against for ulgli agitators, and Ia close seatch is being made of their residouences and belongings. As a procautiolary lmeasure the govtrn. rlent has ordered that in addltion to the regular guard, a secret ¢unrd be placed at all public buildings and itilitarv I:osts. and the guards at the Bank of Francu have' been increased. The approaches to the Palais Industrie, where the recruiting taker place to-day, are surrounded by gend' arus. Thirty-five lodgings have already been closely examined and fivo of the oceupants have been alrested. The police have &U.