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BAKER JPSNEWa K. H. GAKDNEK, Publisher. ' CAXTER SPRINGS. . . KANSAS. TUB WOULD AT MRG& Cummary of tho Dally News. CONGRESSIONAL. Tbb Senate n the 7th passed ablll forth erection and location of a bronse statue of Columbus and the removal of th naval monument to a flew tit. ' It appropriate $75,000. lb bill to declare trust unlawful was then considered until the 8inate went Into execatlt" session and adjourned .'...The Ilouiie concluded (he contested election ce of Atkinson vs. rendteton, from the rirtt Wat Virginia 1 latrlnt-hv MStlntf the Con- teetant by a strict party vote. The Demo crats refralneil from voting to niuk a tort question, but theSpeakeroeclnrod a quorum present and Atkinson was sworn in. The Unrency Dcflcency bill was then conildcreJ until adjournment IX tbe Senate on the 24th Senator In trolls was obosen President pro torn and took his at a presiding- officer. Senator Blair bad more complaints to make. against the press for not publishing mre of his speech on the Educational bill. Tension matters then re' celTed some attention but no Acini action, and tbe llouso bill for the appointment of two persons torepresentthe United States In tbe Madrid International con ercnee pussel. Adjourned until Monday.. The House fur ther considered the General Dedviency Mil, which was named. It appropriates $.'a,3i, 000, the largest Item being an appropriation of I'l.eno.'KW for the payment of pension r of the war of 1813 and Wex can war. J'rirate bills were tliun considered until adjourn-, nent Thb Sennte was not in session on March 2, and the IIouss spent the entire session in debate upon the cont sted election cane of Featherntone vs. Cute from the First Arkan sas district.. Is tho Sonata on tbo 8d Mr.Toorbeos offered a resolution looking to an Inquiry into the late lease to tbe North American Cotnpuny of the privilege of fur sealing In Alaska, which was referred. A biU passed tUlhp the salaries of United States. tMstrlct Judges at $3,0 0. The Educational bill was tlinn debated until adJournment....ln the House a petition was presented . from ."tbe Seventh Iay Adrentlsts, containing .7M, MO names, protesting against the passage Of any bill In regard to tbe oiiservance of the Sabbath. A joint resolution authorizing the appointment of thirty additional medical examiners for the Pension Bureau passed. Tbe attempt by Mr. Perkins to tahve the rules suspended In order to pssi tbe Okla homa bill failed and tbe Arkansas contested election cssh then occupied tbe attention of tbe House until adjournment Tub business transacted In the Senate on the 4th Was unimportant Several -bridge bills were rcpnrtod and tbe bill appropriat ing $H,i00 for a monument to commemorate the battle of Trenton was pissed. Tho Sen ate occupied nvo hours In exucutlTP session debuting the reso ution in regard to tho manner In which proceedings in secret ses sion leaked out and were published in full every da.. The look appears not to have been discovered.. ..The entire session of the ilouso was takon up In debating the Arkan sas contested e.ection cas. WASHINGTON NOTES. Ex-CojrcitJtsRsrAJr Taulbee, of Ken tucky, was shot in the bead in the Cap itol building at Washington on the 2StL by Charles Kincaid, correspondent of the Louisville Times. He was seriously wounded. Tbe cause grew out of a scan dal published while Tauibee was in Congress, the latter (who was a largo man) taking every opportunity to pull Kincaid's nose and otherwise insult him lor tho exposure. The Alaska seal fishery lease has been awarded to the North American Commercial Company, of New York and San Francisco. The Government will obtain about SI, 000.000 a year under the new conditions, the old lease giving $300,000. President IIaiuhsos has referred tho cases of tho throe condemned Navasaa island murderers to tho Attorney-General. The bearing in the lard investigation ended at Washington on the 28th. The public debt showed a decrease during the month of February of 80,159, 480. The Senate has confirmed cx-Gov-ernor Warmoulh to bo collector of tho port of New Orleans. Is a bond suit (Haus vs. the State of Louisiana) the United States Mipreme Court holds that a citizen can not sue a State without its consent The Scnato has confirmed Henry G Caldwell to be Judge of the United States Circuit Court for the Eighth Judicial Circuit THE EAST. The defalcations ot George P. Brown, head of the big wool firm of Boston, who absconded last summer, are placed at f 1, 700,840. What became of tho Lugo sum no ono knows. Bex llrn.EB' famous drooping eye lid has been removed by a surgical operation. - Bev. Fatheb Febox, of Baltimore, (led in Philadelphia recently. Ho bad . vldenUy been severely beaten and was ' 1 - JJ .1 l tl,. nlUn .IntlAII utlitlfl tin. tonscious. Ex-Goveictob Esoltsh, the well known Democratic leader of Connecti cut, died at New Haven on tho 2d: He was seventy-eight years of age and left between ,000,000 and $3,000,000. Two rescued seamen of the ill-fated schooner Belle Uiggins were asphyxi ated in their room at New York, having tlown out the gas for a candle. Ajuied fact ons were disputing tho possession of the Greek Church build ing at Shenandoah, Pa., on the 2d. A riot was prevented by the police. A beggar named Keith, while intoxi cated at Boston recently, demanded soup of a Mrs,,. Griffin. On being refused bo inocVeiher down and kicked bor. She was seriously hurt The journeymen plasterers of New York City won tbelr Cghlj for an eight-l.c-:r day from May L ' - It has transpired tha.ajrs. William Astor sailed for Eiirj a .few' fours after tbe' death of bor brother-in-law, Jobn Jacob Astor, not knowing that he was dead. ' This tends to confirm hints of an Astor family feud. $ Judoe Daniels, of Buffalo, N. Y-, has refused -Per. Dr. Hall a new trial of his libel au.lt agajnst the Kew.York Even ing Pos ,Sevex imo wore .imprisoned by ail explosion ot gas in the Jiouin w uices barre (Pa.) shaft on the 8d. -But little- bona existed of their rescue. A PuiLADKLi'iiiA magistrate has held the vivisection of an etherized dog to be surgically justifiable. ' The murder of BenweH. an English man, by his companion at Niagara Falls has features resembling the Preller murder at St Louis. The big dry goods firm of M. & C. Mayer and Basch & Eaton, 893 Broad way, New York, were burned out re ccutly. Loss, SMO.OOO. TUK WEST. ' A Bro Font passenger train crashed into a freight train near Indianapolis in a fog the other night ' Only one person was hurt and bo not seriously. , W a nit a sts havo been sworn out against the owners of tho huge glucose works at Marshalltown, lowa. lor main taining a nuisance hi polluting the lowa river. Kexeoape Apaches arc reported mak ing themselves troublesome along the Mexican border of Now Mexico. The Toledo (0.) Typographical Union has resolved to demand an incrcaso of 5 cents per 1,000 ems. , ' The trial of Captain llealy, of the revenue cutter Hour, for cruelty to sea men, commenced at San Francisco on the 3d. The Socialists of Chicago have in dorsed the .call for an intcrnationaT la bor congress In that city during the World's Fair in 1892. The Fidelity National Bank of Cin cinnati .'will have to honor Defaulter Harper's drafts'lorf S40),000 if the re ceiver has funds to u so, according to a decision of the . United States Supreme Court The election at Dos Moines on the Sd went in favor of the Democrat. Other towns in Iowa also' 'favored the ime party. - J..'- A decisiox of the Unltea Mates su premo Court releases Colorado inurderers on the ground of e'xcesslvr'punlihment' TimEE men were killed by a 'freight week at Lakevllle, 0 .recently. Their bodies were cremated in the doticls, which took fire. ' " v' Half a dozen small buildings were wrecked by an explosion of dynamite at Duluth, Minn., recently. Ax- act incorporating a lottery com pany was smuggled through the Choctaw Legislature about two months ago and kept exceedingly srerot afterward. Tire Farmer's Review, of Chicago, says recent cold weather has damaged winter wheat , William B. Allisox has been re elected by the Iowa General Assembly to the United States fcenato lor the term of six years. Thcro was not a dis senting Republican vote. The withdrawal of tho Rock Island leaves tbe East Bound Passenger Associ ation of Kansas City on its last legs. Ex-Shekiff Flack and his son are likely to escape easily for the perversion of justice by which Flack obtained a di vorce, Mrs. Flack relenting and wanting to stop the prosecution. The settlers on tho old Sioux reserva tion in South Dakota havo formed vigi lanco committees . to prevent claim iii mni riff. EuwinCowi.es, editor or tuo Cleveland (O.) Leader, died on the 4 th, aged sixty five. Ho was a well-known Republican writer. THE MOUTH. A landslide on tho Chesapeake & Ohio, 100 miles cast of Charleston. W. Va., caused tho wreck of a freight train of eighteen cars recently. Nobody was hurt The United States Government has begun suit at Montgomery, Ala., against tbe Mobile & Girard and other railroads to recover 5,000 acres of land covered with yellow pine timber. It is alleged the road did not fulfill tbe conditions of tho grant Frost In Mississippi has played bavoo with early vegetation. . Ex-ThRARvr.F.K Const ax, of Newport, Ky., has offered to compromise h'is 25, 000 defalcation for SO, 000. JtKiui'.i) II. Hawks, the murderer of Ma u if nnfl tun children, wis banned at Birmingham,. Ala., on tbe 25th. .He made a con f esslon. 1 1 was at an attem pled lynching of Hawes in uecemner, icsa, that ten persons wero killed and many wounut-d. theshtrin ordering bis uepu ties to fire on tho mob. RtPOKTS from Northern Texas say that hundreds of range cattlo were frown to death during the recent cold sticlL Tite Supreme Court of Mississippi has decided that Jake Kllrain must serve his term in tho county jail at Purvis and pay his fine of S200. Kol-i: children of nenrv Greenlee, a negro, wero burned recently at Gtttn ville. Miss., while tho partnts were at church. William M. Pope, toller of tbo City National Bank, of Louisville, Ky., isa defaulter to the amount or too.uoo. At Claflin College, Charleston, &.C, Prof. W. J. Dt.Tievillo, white, cowhlded J. N. Carnoza, the colored chaplain. The cr-iii- t-uuKPi cTcat excitement and threatened to dovelon into a race riot The National League of Republican Clubs met at Nashville, Tenn., on tho 4;h. with President Thuriton, of Ne braska, in tbe chai RrvriiK snowstorms were renorted In J-Bngland and various farts of Europe. Among trie rcsuons so tisimju aru xvume andtbeRlva. ' ' - The long overduo missionary steamer Glad Tidings has arrived at Port Simp son, KG . . . ' Traix hands disguised as bandits re cently robliod' 'a. train near Palermo, uuuuti m. irum near i unuuiu, The "robbery' was a little too Sicily; The t theatrical and ended, in tbe masque- crs Ing lodgtfdJn JalL o o Both Lieutenant Steele, of the army, and Commander McCalla, of tho navy, are likely to be tried for cmelty--'the first for striking Private Wild and the latter for cutting down a sailor with a cutlass. Ri'uder goods' are likely to be still further marked up. M. Constans has retired from tho French Cabinet A dispatch from Brisbane, Queens land, says the steamship Quetta, which recently foundered at sea on her voyage from Cooktown, Queensland, for Lon don, had on board SfO' persons. Of these 112 wero saved, including tbe captain andaoveral other. officers of tho ship. The French Government has decided to prosecute the paper L'Egalito for ad vising tbe German Socialists to shoot Emperor William. Cleaiuxo bouso returns for the week ended March 1 showed an average increase of lft.T compared with tho cor responding week of last year. In New York tho increase was l'J.1. Canadian seal gatherers are reported to bo preparing for an unusually active season in Behring's sea, In defiance of the proclamation of tho United States. Tiieue was a Socialist riot at Dort mund, Germany, on tho 3d, suppressed by tbo police with drawn swords. Tiikke was another riot, in Portugal on tbe 3d. The military restored order, killing two persons and wounding twenty. It is anticipated as a result of the conference between Emperor William and Prince Bismarck that the Govern ment will submit an Anti-Anarchist bill to take the place of the Anti-Socialist bill which was repealed by the last Reichstag. The Olcott reorganization committee has received about all of tho M., K. & T. securities. The London Standard says that Arch bishoD Walsh discovered the key to the cipher telegrams which were read by Timothy Harrington in tne uouso oi Commons and announced his discovery to that gentleman. The telegrams im plicated tho Salisbury Government with tho London Timss in tho Parnell fiasco. A Glahstoniax won the recent Par liamentary election in St Pancras, London. The Irish Land bill to be introduced by the British Government contains clauses to assist emigration and to abol ish tho land courts and the land commis sion. - The irreat railroad bridtro across the River Forth at Edinbunr. Scotland, was opened on tho 4th by the lrince of W ales with great ceremony. . . THE LATEST. Advices from the Transvaal state that a serious riot has occurred at Jo hannesburg. ' President Kruger at tempted to deliver a speech, but was prevented by tho crowd, who organized a mass meeting, denounced the Trans vaal Government and tore the flags from the Government buildings. The English Government has officially admitted that the Sultan of Zanzibar' had no right to ccdo to the English com pany the islands of Manda and Patta. . Thk Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds has ordered a report to be made on the Kansas City t'uDllc isuiia lng bill, recommending an appropriation of $1,200,000, cutting the amount down from 82,500,000. The President has btmroved tbe act providing for an Assistant Secretary of War. Ix trying to thaw out frozen dynamite in Pittsburgh, Pa., tho other day, one man was killed and another fatally in jured. ' Leagues have been formed in liio ae Janeiro and at Bahia, Para, Santos and Pernambuco to boycott British in favor of American goods. Ynirso Abraham Lincoln, son of Min ister Lincoln, died at London on tho 5th from the effects of a malignant carbun cle in his left side. AxiuiEW Alexander's saloon at Wood side, Ind., burned tho other night and Alexander perished In the flames. The flro was supposed to be oi incendiary Chaklie Mitchell, the pugilist ana Chesterfield Goode got into a fight in London reoently and Oooae was seri ously hurt noNKRi.LT A Sons, winters of the Chicago directory, have failed for S100,- DOO. Pbesidext Joseph Staxiet, of the Broadway & Newburg street railway, Cleveland. O., has died from injuries re ceived while jumping from one of his own eloctr'c motors. Tttw Kattnnal Reoublican League ad journed sine die at Nashville, Tenn on I the 6th, after adopting resolutions. Hon. John M. Thurston, ot itebraska, was re-elected resident and Cincinnati was chosen for the next place cl. meeting. After some trouble in obtaining a auorum in the Senate on tbe 6th the Blair Educational bill was taken up. An Itnmpnan wtltlon. aimed by 808,877 presented deprecating any enactment concerning religion or Sab- batn obsrvance. lne uouw wa w tv. tha mt.td election case of Feathtrtone va Cate, which ended in the outing of the Democrat, CatQ by a party vote. ... 'KANSAS STATE NEWS. TnE grand lodge A. O. U. W., recently in session at Wichita, elected the fol lowing officers: Grand master work man, R. M. Emery, Seneca; grand fore man, D. 8. Sossoll, Belleville; grand overseer, Dr. A. W. McKinnoy, Hutchln- J . 1 V X IWa V.m. BOu; gTBUU rvcurucr, poria, (re-elected); grand receiver, T. O. IJeCK, UpVM-, (uv -w erts, Osage City; grand watchman, 8. D. Hallowell, Wichita; grand trustee, E. P. Young, Winflold; grand medical direc tor, Frank Swallow, M. D., Valley Falls; supremo representatives, Hon. A. P. Riddle, of Minneapolis; J. E. Riggs, of Lawrence, and Hon. J. M. Miller, ot Council Grove. lx the United States Court at Topeka Judge Foster recently decided a case which involves tho title to about 500 of the most valuablo lots In Arkansas City. Thirteen years ago these lots were given away because they were about to be sold for taxes, but. tbo property is now val ued at over $300,000. Subsequently suit was brought to recover the prop erty. Judge foster holds that tbo Balo was legal and must stand. The report made to tho grand lodge A. O. (J. W., recently In session at Wich ita, showed that 2,5(18 applications had been made for memlorship during the past grand lodge year. Of this number 2M wero rejected by the grand medical director. Nlnety-tbree deaths occurred during tho year, necessitating the pay ment of SIHO.OOi) from tbe beneficiary fund of the order. The Kansas lodges contributed S0.C18 to the fund for the relief ot tho Johnstown sufferers. All reports showed tho order to bo in a healthy and growing condition. Asiiku L. Coiix, one of tho oldest resi dents of Douglas County, with, his wife and daughter attended a reception at Lawrence tho other evening, and he went home In advance to make a fire. When tho wife and daughter reached borne they found hltn kneeling buforo the slo'vn dead. He had gotten every thing in readiness to start the fire, and tbo kindling was Itcfore the stove. It is Kiipposed that ho was solzod with a st roke of apoplexy. Srorr Coijntv has secured a judgment for 55,800 against Johnson Bros. fc Ser vice, ex-bankors, for county funds held by them at tbn timo of their failure. The barn of Henry Harover, who lives near Andale, fifteen miles northwest of Wichita, wuh burned the other morning shortly before daylight Five thousand five hundred bushels of wheat burned. Total loss, SS.MMI. No insurance. The Equal Suffrage Association of Atchison .will ask the appointment of three women as census enumerators in that city and an equal number in tbe county outside, of the city. Acknth of tbo "1 iiter-Stato School Book Publishing Company" are reported to l at work among the farmers of the State with a .new scheme. They tako membership fees of $3 from tho heads of families, agreeing to provide all school books from nny publishing bouse i'or 40 per cent discount. As some of these books nrn furnished at wholesale for but I ft to 20 por rent, discount there seems to be Hotriethinir wronsr. .and it might bo well for farmers and all othors to examine the bait before biting. Some months aco an old man by the name of Thomas (Jarey, stopped at Port Seolt and put up nt a hoarding noiiso. Ho was about eighty years of age and verv miserlv in bis habits, washing bis own cloUies and subsisting on two meals a day.. The other day be died, when in bis room and upon bis person was found $.8,000 in money and securities. One citizen of tho city said ho knew deceased in Washington County, Iowa, thirty years ago, but knew little of his history since. Ralph H. Eikiertox, a school teacher. Is wanted at Scott City for forging tbe name of a farmer to several notes. Ho was only recently married. At a recent meeting In Topeka of tho hoard of directors of the Kansas Alliance Exchange, which Is tho business branch of Ibo Farmers' Alliance, arrangements for hand ing live-stock were made with tbo American Live-Stock Commission Company, and Edwin Snyder, a member of tbn Iniard, was elected to represent tbe Exchange with said live-stock com pany at the stock yards in Kansas City, prepared to look after consignments of stock from memltcrs of the Kansas Alii; anco Exchange Company. In the district rourt at Scott City the other day tbo criminal rase of A. R. Lasley, ex-county treasurer, who is a defaulter to tho anionnt of fcJ.woo, was finally quashed on account of technical ities. .Lasloy was then held for embez zlement on a complaint made- before a justice of tho peace. The Omaha, Superior A Southwestern Railway Company filed its charter In the ofllco of Uie Secretary of State the other day. Its purpose is to construct from tbo Nebraska line In Jewell County through Jewell. Smith. Osborno, Mitch ell, Russell. Kills, Rush, Pawnee, Ness, Hodgeman and Ford Counties to a con nection with a railroad through Ford Connty. Tho estimated length is 200 miles. The safe in tbe post-office at Dexter was blown open the other night and SO in money and stamps secured. Tbo burglars also stoio a norw ana nugjrj. Thk Equal Suffrage Association of the First district met at Atchison on tbe 4th with fifty delegate In attendance. Tint House Committee on I'ublic Buildings has made a favorable report npon the bill appropriating ?100,000 for ( r" a public building at Atchison, also at reancmg . .r.PPrv-. uvm,..... , SAILOR WALKER. Ha Tells a Connected Story of MoOolla'B Brutality. The Captain's FtondUh Mailt In Cutting Down a Chained Min-HU Can nine to Mke Him De sert. NewYomc, March A news loadw in tbe World this morning gives the sworn statement of Fireman John E. Walker, of the Enterprise, relative to alleged indignities inflicted by Com mander McCalla. The story begins in Tuly, 18S8, when tho Enterprise, repre- sentlng tho navy of the United States, . was in tho harbor of Christiana. Walker states that ho had been put on : in place of a man who was drunk and who had been making a big rumpus bo--low. Lieutenant Millen approached, him and asked him who his mate was. . Having learned it was a drunken sailor,, the officer sajd he would make a charge of "drunkenness against both the drunk--en man, whoso name was Swoglosh, and against Walker. Walker protested that he was not drunk, whereupon Lieu tenant Mlllch chargod'him with in solence and had him double Ironed and chained him to a gun. Meantime Commander McCalla had come on board from 'a ball ashore. There was much excitement aboard and the Captain in quired the cause. Walker's statement as printed then runs: "I was trying to explain all this to Captain McCalla, but be paid no at tention to what I said, but ordered the officer of the watch to cut me down. His order was not obeyed and Captain Mc Calla sent his orderly for his sword. At this time I was chained hand and foot to a nine-inch gun in the starboard gang way, near tbe starboard ladder. 'The irons were the latest pattern of prison shackles, with spring locks, three pairs of them being on me ono pair on my legs, another on my hands and an other chaining me to the gun. Captain. McCalla shouted: .'Stand clear while I cut him down.' He then walked behind me. I was chained in such a position that I could not turn to see what he was doing. Ho dealt me a terrible blow on the back of the head. My cap had fallen, off and the blow cut deep into my head. Blood instantly -began to flow in a tor rent down the back of my neck. 'You-, should be proud of this,' I said after he had struck me; you are Bpllllng the blood of a good Southerner.' As I said 'this, Captain McCalla ordered the ma rines standing by to gag me and ono of them put his bayonet in my mouth and tied it behind with a piece of hemp. I did not curse McCalla, but after I was gagged he struck me a second and third blow. As' be struck tho second time. First Lieutenant Ingersoll called out For God's sake, don't kill tho man,' and turned his head away so as not to Bee. As Captain McCalla struck again and brought mo to my knees I heard some of my mates forward shout 'Now you have done it,' to the Captain. 'Yes, sung out McCalla. Then he added, speaking to tho watch, 'Got that man and I'll do him the same way.' Tho of ficer of tho watch ran forward to got the man, but he bad got away. Before I be came unconscious tbe Captain ordered the master at arms to ball up salt water. As the buckets wero drawn up and placed on deck, Captain McCalla himself took them and threw the water on mo By the time he finished with this the loss of blood and the shock of the oold water had driven me entirely out of my head. After that I remember nothing until two days later. The men told me that after I lost consciousness tho ship's doctor was ordered to give me something to quiet me. The men also showed me the bloody tarpaulin, which had been put under me after the Captain had cut me down, and told me that the ship's deck looked like a slaughter house. After I became conscious the first thing I remember, was the doctor pumping beef tea into my stomach. I was so weak from loss of blood and not having been able to tke food that I had hardly got to the top gallant forecastle before I had a spasm and fainted. Then Captain McCalla ot the first officer, I don't know which, ordered a canvas straight jacket for me and I was put la it I was in this for thirty nights. Every day I was released, and though I still had fits I was forced to do my work. At , niirnt the laoket was nut on me and tied . up so tight I could not sleep. About the-' end of the thirteenth night when I was going to work one Sunday morning I was put to scrubbing the fronts of boil- ....J VsUi. nnr namlir 1a,i1 ffnltl lrvOO. via mni w.ug .w.j -J w - nf sleen. I crawled nn into the coal bunker. I had been there about two ' hours, fast asleep, when I was dlscov ' ered, dragged out and brought on deck) i Commander McCalla then caUed me a dirty hog and told the master at arms to take me out and scrub mo. 1 1, was put in irons from sixty to seventy nights and was made to sleep- under the top forecastle without any thing to cover myself and during all that time I was not permitted to rest in . my hammock. I took nearly three months to recover from the cutting down. When I got straight the officers -were all against mo. It looked to me as if they had all been set upon and au thorised to torture me so as to compel me to leave the ship. I had such a close (all to death once that I thought I had better leave. But I finally made up my mind to do the best I could to earn bet ter treatment and st'ck to the ship. They would not let me and I . was finally forced to run away for fear of being killed.