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LOS ANGELES HERALD.
VOL. XXXIV.—NO. IGB.
A CLUMSY BLUNDER.
The Recent Proceedings at
Tipperary.
John Morley's Version of the
Affair.
The Iliotina: Was All on the Side of
the Authorities.
A Strong Arraignment of Balfour's Brutal
System of Government in Ireland.
Cable Flashes.
Associated Press Dispatches. I
London, Sept. 29.—John Morley spoke
at St. Helen's tonight, to a large
audience. He gave a graphic account
of his experiences during his recent
tour of Ireland. He gave instances il
lustrating arbitrary and tyrannical
methods of the Irish authorities. He
said a week ago John Dillon went to ad
dress his contituents in East Mayo.
Dillon found the platform of the station
surrounded by police and military and
was told if he used illegal language, it
would be the magistrate's duty to dis
perse the meeting. Now this simply
meant that the magistrate would be the
judge a Bto whether Dillon's language
would be legal or illegal, and in the
second place what appeared almost in
credible, it meant that if Dillon used
language that the magistrate considered
illegal, it was the magistrate's duty to
disperse the meeting with baton and
rifle.
The Tipperary prosecutions had cruel
ly blighted the hopes of the Unionists,
and given the lie to their rose-colored
pictures. The proceedings of the last
fortnight in Tipperary would have tlie
inevitable effect of rallying every Nation
alist, lay and clerical, and once more
closing the Nationalist's ranks. He
(Morley) has been criticised for going to
Ireland. Balfour would neither go to
Ireland himself nor let any one else go.
He (Morley) went to Tipperary because
he felt that the proceedings there mark
ed the turning point in a great battle,
and because he felt the government was
going to drive a nail into its coffin, and
he wanted to see the first blow of the
hammer.
When he arrived at Tipperary, the
gathering people were few in number,
and no obstruction was offered. He
never saw such an act of folly as the at
titude of the authorities. Colonel Cad
del stated in the court room that it wae
r>ne of the moet disorderly gatherings lie
had ever witnessed. Three orfourKng
lish ladies who occupied front seats in
tlie court room laughed at the absurdity
of Caddell's statement. It had been as
serted that he (Morley) and his com
panions were followed to the court en
trance by an immense multitude. This
he absolutely denied. At no time did
the armed men defending the court
house number less than three to one
against the civilians. It was as insignif
icant and harmless a crowd as he ever
saw in his life.
The police refused admission to the
townsmen, and he saw a solicitor flung
violently from the gateß and assaulted.
O'Brien went out with Dillon and Harri
son and protested against the exclusion
of the people. The police drew their
batons without a shadow of provocation,
and blood began to flow freeiy. He saw
no stones thrown. He would undertake
to say a counle of English constables
would have done everything necessary
to guard the access to the court. Harri
son went out to the constables and ex
postulated, but the only reply was a
blow on his head, causing the blood to
flow freely. He (Morley) saw a constable
strike Reporter Keating a murderous
blow on the mouth, drawing blood and
knocking him from a wall.
Outside the gates the police
used their batons ferociously upon
the heads and bodies of the
defenceless townsmen, several of
whom were brought in dripping with
blood. He (Morley) went to Col. Cad
dell and told him he ought to open the
gates and admit the people. Then he
went into the court room, but found no
body there except two resident magis
trates and a few reporters. After the
gates were opened and everybody who
wished to enter was admitted, the court
room was not filled, while the "tumul
tuous" throng of which Col. Caddell had
spoken, was as quiet and orderly as if
in church. The rioting was wholly on
•one side. If Colonel Caddell had acted
in the first place as he did in deference
to his (Morley's) wishes, there would
not have been a tittle of disorder.
The whole thing waa a clumsy
blunder, but to commit a blunder when
dealing with armed men, was a crime.
If Balfour produced in the commons
what was published as the official ver
sion of the affair, he (Morley) would
riddle it to pieces in ten minutes.
T*>e resort to batons was a deplorable,
lavless and cowardly outrage.
Balfour's system was responsible for
these scenes. Through three and a half
years Balfour defended every act of the
executive, through thick or thin,
right or wrong; from the odious
and wicked slaughter at Mitchellstown
onward. Balfour always refused to
institute an effective public inquiry. He
always denied the truth of the charges
made against the police. He always
refused to believe the word of an Irish
membet of parliament, and thus the
Irish people had been left wholly at the
mercy of the authorities, without any
supervision, without help and without
hope. No wonder the Irish people did
not respect the law ! No wonder they
hated the government which inspired
such an abuse of executive force!
Russian Conspirators.
St. Pktersbukg, Sept. 29.—1t is learn
ed that during the recent maneuvers at
liovno, four officere of General Gourko's
command were arrested on a charge of
conspiring against the government. In
their possession were found copies of a
pamphlet issued by Polish revolution
ists.
Cuban Cigar Makers Alarmed.
Havana, Sept. 29. —The executive
board of the Spanish party, in Cuba, at
a meeting today, decided to send a tele
gram to Spain, pointing out the heavy
damage wnich the cigar nianufacturerers
here Buffered from the new tariff bill
adopted by the United States, and ask
ing as an immediate remedy a reform ot
the Spanish tariff and tlie negotiation of
a treaty with the United States.
THE TIPPEBARY TRIAL
The Defense Continue Its Fight Against
Justice Shannon.
Dublin, Sept. 29. —In the caae of Dil
lon, O'Brien and others today, Timothy
Healy addressed the court on behalf of
the defendants. lie referred to the
refusal of the magistrates to consider the
propriety of Justice Shannon's with
drawal from the case, and announced
that in view of this the defendants would
apply to the high courts of justice of
Dublin tomorrow for a writ to prohibit
the present magistrates from proceeding
in the case, on the ground of bias against
the defendants.
The Excitement at Goa.
London, Sept. 29. —A dispatch from
Goa, India says: The government was
successful in the elections. Excitement
continues and many leaders of the popu
lar party have been arrested.
. Another German Suicide.
BIiBI.IN, Sept. 29. —Count Kleist, who
recently assaulted an inn - keeper,
hanged himself with his suspenders, in
prison today.
Strikers Beginning Work.
Adelaide, Sept. 29.—The dock labor
ers who have been on a strike, are re
turning to work.
FAITH IN PARNELL.
HOME RULE SURE TO WIN UNDER
HIS LEADERSHIP.
A Prominent Irish-American Just Re
turned From the "Auld Sod" Speaks of
the Condition oi Things There.
Chicago, Sept. 29.—At the Palmer
house tonight, a complimentary dinner
was given to J. Hynes. a well known
lawyer, who for a long time has taken a
conspicuous part in Irish affairs in this
country, and who has just returned
from a visit to Ireland. The dinner \vaa
given by M. E. Stone, AY. K. Sullivan,
John R. Walsh, Judges Prerider
gast and Moran and a number
of other friends of Hynes, over one hun
dred in all. In the course of an after
dinner speech, Hynes gave a review of
of his observations in Ireland, and said
he met no man of "national" sentiments
in Ireland who had not implicit faith in
Parnell and confidence in the ultimate
success of his movement to secure home
rule.
Hynes said up to the advent of Par
nell's movement, ho believed in the effi
cacy only of "organized force honorably
employed," for the attainment of Ire
land's autonomy, but since the inaugura
tion of ParnelPs policy, that had his un.
divided support.
No one, lie said, who had made a per
sonal visit to Ireland, and seen the con
dition of the people there, could regard
the absentee landlord as anything but a
bird of prey.
Speaking of the failure of the potato
crop, he said from personal observation
he knew there was no exaggeration in
the report, and that absolute starvation
followed the failure of this crop.
In conclusion Hynes spoke of the uni
form courtesy and consideration which
Tie had been accorded by members of
parliament and those prominent in the
Irish cause.
RUSSIAN AGGRESSION.
Troops Massed on the Itorderg of Arme
nia, Turkey and Persia.
London, Sept. 29. —A dispatch from
Erzeronm says: The situation in Arme
nia is serious. The Russian govern
ment has massed 72,000 troops on the
frontier. The Turks are expecting an
attack, and are rapidly supplying the
Kurds with arms and ammunition, and
making other preparations to resist the
Russian forces. Russia is also increas
ing her frontier guards on the bounda
ries of Austria, Turkey and Persia. The
alleged object of this increase, is to pro
vide for the more effective suppression
of smuggling.
Schwab Not Pardoned.
Chicago, Sept. 29.—Judge Gresham
this morning took up the application for
a writ of habeas corpus for the release
from penitentiary of Miehal Schwab, the
anarchist, sent to the penitentiary for
life. Attorney General Hunt tiled a
special demurrer setting forth that the
allegation in the petition was insuffi
cient to warrant the prayer. Schwab's
attorney asked for time to examine the
demurrer. The court gave him until 2
p. m.
This afternoon Judge Gresham decid
ed that there were not sufficient grounds
for a writ of habeas corpus, and sustain
ed the attorney general's demurrer. At
torney Solomon secured permission to
amend his petition.
Illinois Association.
The popular weekly socials of the Illi
nois Association, which have been sus
pended since the first of July, will be re
sumed this evening at Illinois hall, on
Broadway and Sixth street. For the
opening entertainment an exoellent pro
gram is offered. It will include selec
tions by Prof. A.G. Gardner's orchestra,
a brief address by Rev. J. H. Collins,
entitled "A Dream for a Chicken,"
vocal numbeis by Mrs. Fayman, Mrs.
Wiseman and Mrs. Gray, guitar solos
by Prof. C. S. DeLargo, zither duets by
Joseph Bickel and Charles Golmer, a
recitation by Willie Park, a piano solo
by Miss Nellie Walton, a recitation by
Hattie Pearson, and a violin solo by
Proi. Gardner. Everybody is invited.
The Vatican Causes Excitement.
Rome, Sept. 29.—A. sensation has
been caused by the action of the Vati
can authorities in the excommunication
of the theological faculty of the univer
sity of Coimora, Portugal, and prohibit
ing tho ordination as priests of "students
in the class of '90. It is feared serious
consequences will result, owing to the
critical political state of Portugal. The
Vatican is blamed generally.
A Deliberate Attempt at Regicide.
Vienna, Sept. 29. —A report is current
here that yesterday's affair in Belgrade
was a deliberate attempt on the life of
the young king of Servia, and his father,
the ex-king of Milan.
TUESDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 30, 1890.
UNTIMELY RAINS.
San Diego Raisin-Growers
Feeling Gloomy.
Considerable Damage Done by
the Early Showers.
The Crop Not Badly Injured Yet at
Fresno and San Bernardino.
The Rains Doing Good in Some Sections.
Mayor Pond En Route Southward.
Other Coast News.
Associated Press Dispatches.
San Diego, Cal., Sept. 29.—1t has
been raining in this county for several
days in an intermittent fashion, and the
probabilities are for more. The
raisin growers of the Oajon.
Sweetwater and other fruit
valleys, are in a gloomy mood, and say
that if clear weather does not come
soon it will result in a logs
of over $100,000, and the raisin
crop, which promised to be nearly dou
ble the output of last year, will be re
duced to the average. The present
storm is the heaviest ever known in San
Diego during September.
Fresno, Sept. 29. —Notwithstanding
the heavy rain, nearly all the vineyard
lite state if the weather now clears j
off bright and warm, very
little damage will be done to raisins, i
Many trays of raisins are stacked in the
vineyards, and until the rain ceases en- j
tirely, and the trays can be uncovered,
it will be impossible to make even an
approximate estimate of the damage.
San Bernardino, Sept. 29.—Rain fell
last night and this afternoon. The j
damage to the raisin crop is not serious
yet, but another day of rain would do J
damage. Prospects are good for j
fine weather.
Cayucos, Sept. 29.—The first rain-j
storm of the season began Saturday, fol
lowed by light showers Sunday and a
heavy downpour last night, making
a total of 1.10 inches, sufficient
for plowing and starting grass. Some
fruit, chiefly grapes, suffered. Dry feed
is spoiled, but this will not be much loss
here if the rains continue at intervals so
as to keep the grass growing when
started.
Tracy, Sept. 2;). —Half an inch of rain
fell last night, and since then has been
a regular down pour, making a total of
1.20 inches, and it is still raining. Over
20,000 sacks of grain are out in this vi
cinity, mostly covered with straw, and
1,000 tons of hay in stacks,
Hoi.i.imtkk, Cal., Bept. iili. —Xearly
half an inch of rain fell last night and
today, with the prospect of more
tonight. Grain is all threshed and hay
baled and fruit gathered. The rain,
therefore, has done but little damage.
Pktalu.ma. Sept. 29.—A light rain
commenced falling here this afternoon.
Martinez, Sept. 29. —Half an inch of
rain has fallen here. Late grapes are
considerably damaged.
Healbsbubg, Sept. 29.—Rain last
night and today. No damage to the
fruit crop yet, though much damage is
feared if the rain continues.
Mkrced, Sept. 29.—The weather still
continues cloudy, with light showers.
The storm so far has done great damage
to hay and grain. The rainfall is 1.22
inches.
STUMPING THE SOUTH.
Pond, Coleman and Flynn Carrying the
War into Africa.
San Francisco, Sept. 29. —Among the
passengers on the " steamer Pomona
which sailed this morning for San Diego
and way ports, were Hon. E. B.
Pond, the Democratic nominee for
governor, J. V. Coleman and J. J.
Flynn. The party will leave the steam
er at Santa Barbara, and after holding a
meeting there will proceed lo San Diego.
Mr. Coleman will assist Mayor Pond in
stumping the southern section of tlie
state.
Jubilant Freshmen.
San Jose, Sept. 29.—The Freshman
class of the University of the Pacific are
happy tonight, having been sustained
by the faculty and trustees in their re
fusal to comply with the edict
to return the canes stolen from
the Sophomores. The authorities
of the college deemed that the matter
was one for the students to settle among
themselves, as it was nothing more than
friendly class rivalry. President Hirst
is a loser in the contest, and there is con
siderable feeling against him among all
the classes participating in the affair.
Both the juniors and seniors have sided
with the freshmen.
A Hrtdge Builder's Mishap.
San Louis Obispo, Sept. 29. —A gang
of young men were removing an old
bridge at Aroyo Grande this afternoon,
and placing heavy timbers for a new
one, when the underpinning gave way,
and the upper stringers crashed down on
the bridge, just escaping the men, but
striking Superintendent J. L. Eddy and
throwing him to the rocks at the bottom
of the creek, twenty-five feet below,
breaking both wrists and collar bone,
badly bruising him and, it is feared, in
juring him internally.
A Quick Passage.
Astoria, Ore., Sept. 29.—The German
bark Renee Pickmers arrived from Yo
kohamajJiis afternoon after a passage of
twenty-eight days. This is the fastest
time ever recorded between these points,
and had there not been a heavy fog off the
mouth of the river the vessel would have
been in port two days earlier.
Gill Getting On.
Phoenix, Ariz., Sept. 29.—The Repub
lican convention of Maricopa county,
today nominated ex-Governor R. C.
Power, for the territorial council, Edwin
S. Gill, editor of the Arizona Republican,
and Joseph G. Mullen, for assembly.
Chief Arthur at the Bay.
San Francisco, Sept. 29. —Chief
Arthur of the Brotherhood of Locomo
tive engineers, arrived here today to set
tle, if possible, the difficulties between
the Southern Pacific company and its
engineers.
A Bad Man Shot.
Merced, Cal., Sept. 29.—Word was re
ceived here today of a serious affray last
Sunday at Princeton, Mariposa, county,
between two Mexicans named "Curley
headed Joe" and Arros, in which
the former was fatally shot.
The wounded man was taken
to the county hospital at Mariposa,
where his wound was pronounced fatal.
The shooting resulted from a quarrel be
tween the men, Joe being the aggressor.
He was approaching Arros with
a drawn knife when the lat
ter warned him to desist, and
Joe not heeding the warning, Arros
quickly drew a revolver and fired, the
bullet entering his body in the region
of the heart. Joe is well known in Mar
iposa, and bears a bad reputation.
Shot Her Seducer.
Salt Lake City, Sept. 29.—A sensa
tion was caused tonight by the killing
on the street of one Hall, a sporting
man. by Miss Olsen. whom he wronged
and refused to marry. She made a last
appeal tonight, and on his refusal, shot
him.
A Wrestling Match.
San Francisco, Sept. 29. —The direc
tors of the California Athletic club to
| night directed President Fulda to ar
| range a wrestling match between Evan
Lewis and Joe Acton.
Livery Stable Burned.
RoHNKBSVILLE, Cal., Sept. 29.—The
livery stable of Medler & Wells was
burned last night. Three buggies, two
horses and the building are a total loss.
Cause unknown.
BOY INCENDIARIES.
THE NAPA FIRE BUGS AT LAST DE
TECTED.
A Gang of Youthful Toughs Responsible
for the Recent Fires—The Ring-Leader
a Well Known Olive-Grower's Son.
Napa, Cal., Sept.29.—JamesFlamont,
the son of a well known olive grower,
and only 20 years old, was arrested to
night on three separate charges of
arson, and placed in the county jail,
i Officers are now looking for Lee Horrell,
; aged 17, for two charges of arson. Last
I Friday Detective John Curtin, of San
S Francisco, accompanied by Special
Agent W. F. Sewell, of the Home
Mutual Insurance company, arrived at
Napa and began looking into the
origin of the numerous fires
which the town has been subjected to in
the last two years. Flamont and Hor
rell are the ringleaders of a party of boy
incendiaries, and in each case performed
all the work of setting fire to the build
ing, the others were simply onlookers.
The plan of operations of the boys was
to saturate straw or rags with kerosene,
then on top of the pile place
a lighted candle one inch long. They
would then go home and to bed.
Flamont is charged with setting fire
to H. J. Baddley's residence, temporar
ily unoccupied, two years ago; to the
public school house last July, and to a
cottage owned by August Muller, on
August 10th. In only the first named
case was the attempt successful. Seven
or eight other attempts are also credited
to him, but there is no positive evidence
procurable.
The Horrell boy is charged with aid
ing in the two last named fires.
After his arrest Flamont confessed to
setting fire to the Baddley house and
the Muller house, but denied having
anything to do with the school house
fire.
POST MASTER WHEAT.
How He Managed to Feather the Nest
of His Son. •
Washington, Sept, 29.—1n the inves
tigation into the chanres against Post
master Wheat today, William Bradley
testified that he had been on the house
postoffice pay roll in March and April,
under different names. He did no work,
but drew about $100, all of which went
to Wheat's son, except $15.
Walter Wheat, the postmaster's son,
testified that he did most of the work
for which Bradley was paid, and was
entitled to the money he received.
Presidential Nominations.
Washington, Sept. 29.—The follow
ing nominations were sent to the senate
today by the president:
Members of the new continental rail
way commission—Alexander J. Cossa, of
Pennsylvania; George M. Pullman,
Illinois; Henry G. Davis, West Vir
ginia.
Sempronius H. Boyd, of Missouri,
minister resident and'consul general to
Siam.
Smith A. Whitencold, Ohio, first-as
sistant postmaster general.
James Lowrie Bell, Pennsylvania,
second assistant postmaster general.
Alonzo L. liichardson, United States
marshal of Idaho.
For Second Ward Democrats.
The Democratic voters of precinct B,
Second ward- will meet in the Alliance
rooms in Downey block, corner of Tem
ple and Main street next Thursday
evening at 7:30 o'clock, for the purpose
of nominating a ticket to be voted for at
the primaries next Saturday. All such
voters in the precinct should be present
and aid in the good work.
Harrison's Soft Soap.
Washington, Sept. 29.—The president
today promised a labor committee that
when congress adjourned he would give
consideration to the eight-hour law, and
would insist on its strict enforcement on
government buildings. He expressed
himself as earnestly desirous of further
ing the interests of the workingmen.
Surplus Blown In.
Washington, Sept. 29.—The appro-,
priations made by the first session of
the fifty-first congress were $301,311,503.
The permanent annual appropriations
for the year 1890-91, amount to $101,628,
--453, making a grand total for the year of
$402,94.9,956, an increase over the fiftieth
congress of $40,313,613.
Goddard to Succeed Fink.
Chicago, Sept. 29. —The statement is
published this evening that J. F. God
dard is to succeed Albert Fink as chair
man of the Trunk Line association.
Reports About Diaz.
City of Mexico, Sept. 29.—Reports
from San Antonio, Texas, of the assas
sination of President Diaz, are without
foundation and incorrect.
BURCHELL GUILTY.
The Murderer of Benwell
Convicted.
The Jury was Out Just Two
Hours.
The Culprit Sentenced to Be Hanged
November 14th.
He Still Maintains His Innocence—One of
the Most Remarkable Murder Trials
on Record.
Associated Press Dispatches. I
Woodstock, Ont., Sept. 29.—This was,
as expected, the last day of the trial of
Burchell. Interest in the case steadily
rose until it exceeded anything ever
known in a similar case in the history
of Canadian criminal jurisprudence.
Some unimportant evidence was taken
today, after which, the arguments by
counsel began.
Blackstock, for tie defense, spoke five
hours. He reflected on the alleged reck
less methods of the prosecution, and the
apparently :eckless manner in which
witnesses for the crown seemed ready to
swear away a man's life. His summing
up of the evidence was very exhaustive,
pointing out defects in the evidence
bearing on Birchell's identity. In dis
cussing the moral character of his client,
he said he must admit his utter inabil
ity to point out an explanation of the
course observed by lv chell, which
would be consistent with his inno
cence of dishonest purposes. The only
explanation of Burchell's statements to
Pelley and Benwell, inducing them to
come out there, which Blackstock could
offer, was that Burchell expected to
secure through them money to enable
him to go into business and make good
his promises. He denounced the man
ner of conducting the identification of
the prisoner, as disgraceful. The tinie
would come when the mystery sur
rounding the crime would be cleared
away. He closed with a touching ref
erence to the devotion of Mrs. Burchell.
Ostler closed the case for the crown.
He reviewed the case in detail and an
alyzed Burchell's negotiations with Ben
well into one fact—a plan to entrap
young Benwell to Canada, on represen
tations that he knew would be shown to
be false the moment he arrived in Can
ada. The motive was to secure five
hundred pounds." He detailed Bur
chell's dealings with Pelley, and said
the outcome of all this fraud and decep
tion could be but one thing, and that
was Blenheim swamp.
The judge, in his charge to the jury.
A DIALOGUE.
Scene at the gate of Saint Peter's: Two Clothing Men apply for
entrance.
Saint Peter toFirst Clothier —"What can you say for
yourself, sir, did you have strictly one price?"
First Clothier —"Well, no, not exactly, Peter. You see
my customers were in the habit of always beating down,
so, in order to protect myself, I usually did about like
this: For instance, if a suit of clothes cost me $10 I
marked it $20, my customer beat me down to $17.50,
and as he was satisfied to get it at his price, why I let
him have it."
Saint Peter —"But don't you know that was wrong?
You could afford to sell that suit for $13.50 and make
good interest on your investment, and if your customer
was a poor man, the wrong was doubly as bad."
First Clothier —Well, you know, Peter, business is
business, I had to size up my man and do the best I
could. I didn't think that was wrong."
Saint Peter —"You will have to go below, sir, and re
form. If you would enter here you must be able to say
truthfully that you never knowingly overcharged any
body. Next!"
(Second Clothing Man enters.)
,S'<mi< Peter —"Where are you from, my man? Tell us
all about yourself."
Second Clothie r—"l am from Los Angeles, Saint Peter:
my store was corner Spring and Temple streets; it was
called the LONDON CLOTHING CO.; I always tried to
give my customers the best goods for the least money ;
had strictly one price; was as polite and accommodating
as I knew how; marked my goods in plain figures at the
most reasonable profit; never told any person a lie to
sell my goods."
Saint Peter —"You'rr the man I am looking for, Mr.
London Clothing Co. We are sorely in need of an hon
est clothier. Enter, sir, and welcome."
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reviewed many points in the case, and
at length. He'pointed out the difference
between direct and circumstantial eri
dence, showing that the latter when
conclusive was far more reliable. He
reverted to letters written by the pris
oner to Benwell's father. What was the
object of these letters ? All was decep
tion, and the prisoner must have known
Benwell would never write such letters
to his father. The condition of the
clothing on the body when found, dis
proved the theory of the defense that
the murder was for plunder. Every
mark on the clothing was removed, and
had it not been for the finding of a cigar
holder, Benwell's death would alwayß
have remained a mystery.
The jury retired at 9:30 and returned
at 11:30 with a verdict of guilty of mur
der in the first degree.
When asked if he had anything to
j say why sentence should not be passed
upon him, Burchell replied: "Simply,
I am not guilty of murder."
The judge then said : "I fully concur
with the verdict of the jury," and sen
tenced Burchell to hang on the 14th of
November.
The Montana Census.
Washington, Sept. 29.—Census an-
UOUiiCelueuta for Montana. Butte City,
10,701, an increase of 7338; Helena, 13,
--834, an increase of 10,210. Population
of the state by counties: Beaverhead,
4685, an increase of 1923; Chotean,
4080, an increase of 622; Custer, 5301, an
increase of 2791; Dawson, 2072, an in
crease of 1892: Deer Lodge, 15,200, an
increase of 6324; Fergus, 3497; Gallatin,
6239, an increase of 2506; Jefferson,
6002, an increase of 3538; Lewis and
Clarke. 19,125, an increase of 12,604;
Madison, 4560, an increase of 646;
Megher, 4755, an increase of 2012; Mis
soula, 14,111, an increase of 11,874;
Cascade, 8734; Park, 6781; Silver Bow,
23,715; Yellowstone, 2062. Population
of the state, 131,769, an increase of 92,
--010 or 23.65 per cent.
An Operator's Itlunder.
Wilkesbarre, Pa., Sept. 29. —
Owing to the failure of the
operator on the Jersey Cen
tral to deliver an order toniglit, a coal
and a passenger train collided. The pas
sengers escaped with a bad shaking up,
but Engineer Bigelow and both firemen
were killed, and Engineer Bedford and
two brakemen painfully injured.
Hayes' Views Endorsed.
Cincinnati, Sept. 29.—1n the national
prison congress today, the chaplains in
attendance upon the congress passed res
olutions commending those portions of
President Hayes' opening speech which
set forth the theory that the community
was responsible morally for the crimes
committed in it.
Purged of Politics.
Chicago, Sept. 29. —Col. Geo. R.
Davis, director general of the World's
fair, has purged himself of politics by
resigning his position as a member of
the Republican national committee.

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