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His Nomination Sent to the Senate
by the President,
He IkSurprised ul the XewH? Sketch
of IIN Career?Tariff Debate 111
tin* llouse of IlepreNentathe*?
WuNhiiiKton Xeivw.
W.i!iiiiNOTo.v, ]). C., April 30.?The
PrenMeiit feiit to the Senate this after-!
noon tin* nomination of Melville W.
Fnllt-r, ??f Illinois, to be Chief Juutiee of J
the failed .Staten.
m?.k illc \Y. Fuller haft for many years J
been at the head of the Illinois bar.
lie was admitted und practiced during
the 'lays <?f Judge Douglass, and took
active part in all the State eoutesta with
Lyman Trumbull and men of that
etatap- HI* father was one of the
original M-t tiers ot Chicago, and left immen*;
landed property to his son.
The nomination is regarded as a compromise
between conflicting interests,
in which the Southern Senators were
led by Jsliam G. Harris, Senator from
Tennessee, and backed by Attorney
(teneral Garland. Thin combination
was sufficiently powerful to defeat the
apjHiiiitiuent "f I'hclps.
SkHtrh of III- I,Iff?flow lln ltecelved the
Nvwn of HI* Nomination.
Cnic.uio, April .'{0.?The nomination
of .Melville W. Fuller, of Chicago, as
Chief Justice of the United States is
regarded here with unbounded satisfaci-..
?i... !<>.,<!!tur m?n of hnth narties.
lion nv inu I?? 4
Mr. Fuller is in every rcspcct iitted to
lill the high olliee to which he has been
nominated. Melville "Weston Fuller waa
born in Augusta, Maine, on February
II, 18IM. His fathei waa Frederick A.
Fuller; his mother Catharine Martin,
daughter of Chief Justice Nathan Weston.
Melville waa fitted for college in
Augusta ami graduated at Bowdoin in
the class of 185.'J, his classmate being E.
J. Phelps, our minister to England. Mr.
Fuller, after leaving college, began the
Btudvof the law at Bangor.
After attending leeturea in the law
department of Harvard University, he
lH'gsin the practice of his profession in
August in 1880. While waiting for clients
he acted as editor of the Age and
won his spurs in journalism. Feeling
that his true field of work was the law,
and realizing that his native city did not
afford that scope for effort which he
stood in need of, Mr. Fuller came West
and selected Chicago. Here he did not
have to wait long for practice. His
ability was speedily recognized and
properlv rewarded. For thirty years he
enjoyed a lucrative practice and has won
distinction among the foremost at this
' ? ixin lie was elected a member
of the State constitutional convention.
In 1802, he wag chosen to the Legislature,
ami although a Democrat, running
vach time in a strong Republican district,
he was victorious by a large majority.
He was a delicto to the Democratic
National conventions of 18(H. 1872.
1870 ami 1880. In 1800, he was selected
by the citizens to deliver the address of
welcome to Stephen A. Douglass. In
1S">8 .Mr. Fuller married Calista 0. Reynold*.
and after her decease, Mary Ellen,
daughter of the distinguished banker,
William 10. Coolbaugh. He has eight
In his practice in the Supreme Court
of the United States Mr. Fuller has repeatedly
come in contact, both as a colleague
and as opponent, with Messrs.
Edmund, Thurman, Hoadly, Ingorsoll
and other admittedlnoted lawyers, and
has never failed to hold his own against
the greatest of them. Ho is familar with
the decisions of that court and well informed
on the history of our country,
and especially on constitutional quesJions.
Not content with the vast
an?ount of reading and writing which of
nece/wity results from the nctive practice
of his profession, Mr. Fuller does
an immense amount of miscellaneous
reading a.'?d considerable writing by
way of recreation. He is an omnivorous
r?ulor nxuxnh leu Macauley in bis liking
for a good novel, as well as in the
swiftness with wl/fcli he grasps the contents
??f a hook and tiie teuacity with
which his memory ch'.QKS to it.
.Mr. Fuller was dinJoK with some
friends at the Iroouois clu;>? when found
by mi Associated Press reporter. He
bad no intimation whatever oi the nomination
and was ho overcome at the announcement
that, for some momenta, he
could utter nothing more than an exclamation
of surprise. He requested that he
be not pressed for an extended interview,
saying that he was in no condition
to talk on the subject as the nomination
had come so unexpectedly, lie. however,
stated that he would not decline
the nomination.
Tlio Copyright ltlll In tlio S?nnto?Tariff
1>ulmt? in tlio IIoum).
Washington, I). C., April JJO.?In the
}>on ?to to-day the following Senate bills
wero taken from the calendar and
For public buildings at Youngstown,
0., $100,000, and Akron, O., $75,000.
To authorize the Secretary of Treasury
to re-examine and re-audit the claim j
of the State of Pennsylvania for advances1
anade and money advanced to pay the I
nsiiiui called into service under the1
ih-eadent's proclamation of the 15th of
j.'-ttiti, 1803.
T V .Senate then proceeded to the
consk Watiou of the Railroad Land forfeiture
Mr. pj/ddock offered an amendment
providing Uxat notliiog jn the act should
oe constru limiting the righto
granted to p, vcbasera or settlers by the
forfeiture act ** ttiu third of March,
1SS7; or um repv vIinK? altering or amending
that act. Adopted. Yea*,38; nays,7,
The internaticna*1 copyright bill Mas
then taken up. The amendment heretofore
otTered by Mr. X'lorrill (as to publications
of magazine ami newspaper
articles) was withdrawn .hv his authority,
and another amendmen t was offered
for him by Mr. Chace, whosa >d he would
accept it as a matter of compromise. It
was that any publisher of a newspaper
or magazine may import for his own use,
but not for sale, not more than two copies
of any newspaper or magazine published
in a foreign country. The amendment
was adopted. Mr. Vest moved to
strike out the words "from type set" so
as to have the clause read "book or draniatic
composition printed within the
limits of the United States."
Mr. Beck spoke against the bill. He
said it Mas a bill for trusts, pools, combinations
and exclusive rights to some
men. The object of the bill was to
huild up a monopoly and to give to the
publishers of the four great publishing
cities. (New York, Boston, Philadelphia
and Boston) the exclusive power to pub
lish foreign books and to exact any pritt
that they mw fit.
Mr. Vest said ho did not like tin
fnneds of the bill to be placed in the cate
Kory in which the. speech, of tho Sena
tor from Kentucky placed them. He
(Vest) favored the principle established
by the International Copyright Union,
and he quoted the message of President
Cleveland urgently pressing the subject
on the attention of Congress. All that
any friend of literature demanded was
that the people of the country should
give to foreign, authors the same protection
that they gave to their own au- j
thors; that there should bo no geo- 1
graphical distinctions in the commonwealth
of letters.
The question was taken on Mr. Vest's
amendment and it was rejected without
The Senate then adjourned.
In the Il?u?c.
Washington, April 30.?In the House
the call of .States for the introduction of |
bills was dispensed with, meml>era being ;
permitted to file their measures at the t
Clerk's desk. I
The House then went into Committee j
I of thft Whole nn the Tariff bill, and Mr. | j
Groswnor, of Ohio, took the floor in j
I opposition to the* hill. t
It Was strange, ho said, that tlx* Demo- j
I cratic party arrayed ifseli, led by the i
amateur statesman, the President of the t
United .States, in defense of the internal i
revenue system, that suddenly the a
Demdcratie'party had become the chain- t
pion of that system. t
For twenty yenrs the gentlemen rep- 1
resenting the Southern Suites had not u
only denounced the general system of g
internal revenue hut had opposed all t
the efforts of the Government to enforce \
the law, and had so thoroughly educated q
the people of the South into the belief
that the system was tyrannous, that t
they had huilded up a great sentiment ii
in the South that to defeat and violate c
and destroy that system by fraud and tl
violence, and blood and murder, was t!
but the assertion of the God-given right ii
of rebellion against the tyrannous en- a
actment of a tyrannous Government.
Now the Democratic party, directed by r
the message of the President, ordained u
that the most sacred monument of taxa- t)
tion in tliin country was now, una must v
be in the future, the internal revenue, p
Discussing briellv the speech of the tl
gentleman from Minnesota (Nelson), he a
quoted that portion of the speech in d
which the gentleman put free wool and c
free lumber against free whisky and free m
tobacco. ci
Wl en the gentleman undertook to \\
put the Republicans, who favored the t<
repeal of the internal revenue law, into u
the catagorv of being in favor of free f<
whisky and free tobacco, he made a
great "mistake. The proposition to re- tl
peal the tax on whisky was to remit the tl
power of taxation to-the States and to
permit the States to take the place of the h
general ?Overiiinent. a
The mission of the statesman was to h
see to it that the laboring men of the
country should have a great ileal higher
wages than the laboring men of other S)
He looked to the restoration of the Republican
party to power?the party
which haa laid deep and strong the 1<
foundation upon which the great taritF n
structure had been added; a party grown >v
wiser by the assaults made upon the
system by its enemies?and it would 11
then be able to rebumish and rebeautify U
the magnificent structure which was to- tl
day the pride and glory of the American gj
citizen. [Applause.]
Mr. Ray nor, of Maryland, did not 0
think that the duty on glass should bo u
redueed to the extent proposed in the CJ
bill, but there would be plenty of duty ^
left to make up for all differences in the u
rate of wages hero and abroad, and if w
any glass manufacturer jxut down wages a,
ho would bo using the bill as a pretense g.
for oppressing his employes. But no
matter how the bill came from the Dein- ^
ocratic party he would vote f?r it. [Ap- 3
plnuse.T u
Mr. Nutting regretted to hear the gentleman
say so; tliut although there
was a wrong in the bill, which would p
put thousands of laboring men at a disadvantage,
he would vote for it.
Mr. Kaynor replied that he would follow
the great party on this great issue, n
He had no right to look to any industry 0
in his district, when the question before j
the country* was whether a systematic
plan of robbery and plunder snould be "
continued. w
Passing to the consideration of the n
question of trusts, he said that unless
heroic steps were taken to impede their J.
advance, private enterprise would be
seriously affected and the prices of the ^
principal commouuieH 01 mo cuuiurv ?
would he arbitrarily fixed. The Standard
Oil Trust was one of fraud, corruption
and oppression.
Mr. Cannon, of Illinois, inquired
whether the gentleman did not know r
that the present Administration had ap- 11
pointed one of the principal reprcsenta- ?
tive of the Standard Oil Company (at t!
least by relation, if not otherwise) Sec (,
retary of the Navy, and that another tl
representative was the Senator of his C
party from Ohio. ti
Mr. Kaynor replied that the fact that S
a man was son-in-law of somebody con- v
nected with the trust did not mix him t
up with the fraud. He believed he t
could vouch for Secretary Whitney that I
ho had not the slightest connection with &
the Standard OU Trust, but it did not y
make any difference to him who was I;
connected with it. He did not care
whether Republicans or Democrats,
silver men or grecnbackere, it was the
greatest fraud upon the people that had t
over been perpetrated. j
If the Democratic party struck down
monopolies, it would receive, under the \
leadership of him who led it now (and S
| who was as dauntless a champion as
patriotism ever possessed, and as fear- J
less a foe as corruption ever encountered^ 1
the renewed fealty of the people. [Ap^ j
plause.J But if it locked hands with J
monopoly, the hand writing was ou 1
the wall, for treachery could never tri- *
umph, and a lie could never live. [Ap- ?
plause.l 1
Mr. Henderson, of Iowa, said that the
President had thrown the gauntlet at the
feet of protection and stood boldly upas the
champion of free trade. He critil
tl,.. hill iw crinnlimr where it
should support, ami tearing (Town where
it should build up. He warned the la- ]
boring man against any party. President i
or law maker, whose acts would quicken
the trade of Knglnnd, while in a comparative
degree it would check the man- J
ufacturing industries of their own coun- 1
try. [Applause.] t
Mr. tiallinger, of New Hampshire,
opposed the bill, and at the conclusion .
of nis address the committee rose and j
tho House adjourned. {
Wnidilngton Xot?i*.
Waminoton, D. C.f April 30.?'Tho !
President vetoed two private pension
bills to-day. i
In tho Senate to-day Mr. Cameron
presented resolutions of the Chamber of <
Commerce of Pittsburgh, urging the
passage of tho bill appropriating $200,000
lor a public building at Allegheny, Pa. '
Propo?e?l Gun Foundry.
Washington, D. C., April 30.?It is
understood that at an early day Mr. Randall
will introduce a bill appropriating
$20,000,000 for tho establishment of an
army gun foundry at Frankford Arsenal
for the manufacture of heavy guns,
llad Never Been n Locomotive.
Cjiattanoooa, Tins., April 30.?The
; first paaaenger train on tliu Murphy &
North Georgia Railway ran into Murphy
i yeaterilay afternoon. It woa greeted by
a huvo erowJ, many of whom never b*.
i fore hail wen a locomotive. Col. Fain,
the lint Preaiilent of the North Carolina
- dirtrict, drove the laalajiUw.
BAY 1 TO m.
The Edgar Thomson Strikers
Seem to be Growing Tired.
Another Conference to bo Held?Iron
Men ofl'lttsburgh and the Ohio
Valley Form u Combine.
Industrial Blatters.
Pittsburgh, April 30.?The resump:ion
of the blooming departments of the
Edgar Thomson Steel Works did not
ake place this morning as proposed by
,he company. The tires were started and
;he machinery in the roll mill was runling,
but no attempt was made to make
ails. General Sunerintentent Jones
itated that the mills were not quite
eady to resume?tluit operations would
H?gin this afternoon. The strikers
ilaim that the real reason for not startup
was the scarcity ot skilled workmen
ind that the company will not l>e able
0 resume without their aid. This is
lenied by Mr. Jones, who asserts that
le has enough men to run one turn in
.11 departments. The imported Hunprions
are arriving on nearly every 1
rain. The strikers are not interfering
nth them, however, and everything is
[uiet. ,
A movement is now on foot among 1
he strikers for a settlement of the strike 1
ii an amicable mp.iivcr. A committee I
ailed on General Superintendent Jones ]
liis afternoon, and informed him that |
1 ley would accept a reduction in wages. .
f the twelve hour system was waived <
nd the ironclad agreement abrogated.
It is understood that Captain Jones ,
eplied that he was not empowered to (
lake any concessions, but intimated t
tiat if the men would agree to return to
rork wl*en called upon to do so to-mor- .
i?u* op nm*t. iliiv tlii?v wonlil be iriven I
Iieir old places at tfie wages oflered, t
nd that perhaps the iron-chul would be
one away with. The Knights have
Ailed another meeting for to-inorrow, 4?
hen the reply of Captain Jones will be
onsidered. It is thought that the men .
ill vote to return to work, as the Mus- J
it Workman said to-night that the i
iceting would result in some good news t
>r the pa|>ers. t
A prominent Knight of Labor stated j
lis evening that it was probable a seteuient
would be reached. Said lie: i
Our men meunt to preserve the eight t
our system of working, but will accept t
reduction in wages, a little more r>er- s
aps than Carnegie lirst demanded.
screUiry Dillon Say* the Gin** Strike Cntue f
IllKli. Wai Worth It.
Pittsburgh, April 30.?Secretary Dil>n,
of the Flint Glassworkers' Union, k
"turned from New York this afternoon,
here he settled the strike between the .
lanufacturers and their employes. Mr.
illon, who was in a happy mood over j
10 settlement, said: "We had a long t
ego of it, but we knew wo were right, i
nd that it was only a question )
f time until the trouble was &
micably arranged. The workmen, of I
)urse, made some minor concessions, >
ut in the long run' it was a victor}' for [
s. It cost both manufacturers and c
orkmen alike. It hus cost us in wages ?
t least $200,000, but it was money well
The resumption of the factories will i
ive employment to 1,800 men in this
istrict, who Have been mio lor overuve i
ltUbursli mid Ohio Valley Iron Manufucturom
Join Hand*.
Pittsburgh, Pa., April ao.?The iron
mnufacturers of Pittsburgh and the
hio Valley are hereafter to be more \
losely allied. An association liaa been n
>nned and a commissioner, appointed (
ho will have full power, the same as a j
lilroad commissioner to settle all
ointH of dispute. The association will
eal with the prices and production, and i
ill also have a committee to look after
eight rates. A meeting will be held in
'ouugstown on Wednesday next and .
lie arrangements completed.
Will Prefer Charge*. g
PiTTSDUitau, Pa., April 30.?Col. W. P. t
tend, the Chicago and Pittsburgh coal I
perator, is in the city. He says the j
lie coal operators of Pennsylvania and .
Uiio aro going to prefer charges against j
lie Chicago & Northwestern Railroad
Company for discrimination. The mater
will bo brought before the Inter- ,
tatu Commerce Commission in a few
reeks. He claims that the rates given
lie Illinois operators are 40 per cent less '
hail those charged the outside operators. i
n consequence of this there is less coal (
old in Chicago than there was fifteen (
ears ago, notwithstanding the increase |
a population. ,
New Heat mid Power Company.
Haki'ku's Ferry, April 30.?The Elec- j
ric Ileat ami Power Company of the
Jnited States has been organized under
he West Virginialaw at Harper's Ferry. ]
3. H. Jackson, of Pittsburgh, is Presilent,
and James M. Guffey. George W.
iVilson, James Atwcll arid James M.
lumbert are among the directors. The
trincipal place of business will be loca- <
ed in Washington. The business will .
>e to furnish light, heat and power by
electricity. The projectors mean to be- 1
:in work immediately, using the Westngbouse
die Conntltuent Did an He Wa* Told and
Got Locked Up.
Washington, April 30.?Congressman
Urowne, of Indiana, has a constituent
n Washington who occasionally inlulges
too freely in the flowing bowl,
tie has been a good fellow in his day,
jut like men of his calibre, has rapidly
lescended the ladder, until now ho is
ximpelled to ask assistance to carry him
:hrough the day quito frequently. A
few days ago he called on M. Browne
ind said that he wanted a dollar with
which to get supper, lodging and breakfast.
Mr. Browno handed fifty cents to
bim with the remark:
"You can got ail you warn as weu as
a few drinks for this half dollar."
He protested that ho could do nothing
of the kind, and asked Mr. Browne how
it could be accomplished. "Take this
half dollar," said the Congressman, "and
spend it in the ordinary manner. Get
full and tho police will pull you in and
take care of you for the night and give
you a breakfast in the morning."
The constituent pocketed the four
hits and departed, and Mr. Browne forgot
all about him until the next day.
In the morning a policeman camo to his
house with a message from the constituent.
He sent word that he had
taken Mr. Browne's advice, had been arrested
and he wanted to him to come
and get him out of the police court.
Minister Pendleton'* Condition.
Wkmbadbx, April 30.?Mr. Pendleton,
the American Minister, went out driving
to-day. Tho effect of his stroke of
paralysis have nearly disappeared. He
will remain at Wieabadto,
A Young Lady and ller Ueau Meet with ai
Aocldent?Disappearance of the Mm.
Special DUpatch to the InUUlgenttr.
Pabkersburo, W. Va., April 30.?Ton
Dailey, jr., a atone mason, hired a bora
and buggy of Muncey & Mitchel las
night at 9 o'clock to take hia girl buggi
riding for an hour and a half. Nothing
more waa heard of them until early thb
morning, when the horse waa fount
Iving dead with a broken neck a alior
distance out the Northwest pike, and thi
buggy waa literally broken into sticks
A lady's linen cuff with blood on it wai
lying near and there was blood on th<
ground all around. The horse and buggj
were lying fifty or sixty feet from the
roadside over a steep and dangerous
bank. The girl, who is a domestic
named Nonie Conboy, living at Mr.
Harvey Thomas's, was found tft home
badly cut up about the head and dangerously
bruised. Dailey has not been
seen or heard of, and it is supposed that
he has left town or is being concealed by
friends. It is not known, of course, how
budlv he was hurt. The horse and buggy
were worth at least $275. The girl says
that the buggy upset as they were trying
to make a turn in the road.
L)edition Not Yet Rendered?A Wnrm Day
for Col. Hen Wll?on,*&c.
Special Ditpaieh to the Intelligencer.
Washington, D. C., April 80.?The
Hatfield-McCoy decision which was expected
to-day, failed to come. It is understood
that Justice Miller is writing
tho opinion. lie prepared the decision
n the Herr ^case from Illinois, parallel
g this, and it was adversely to the petitioner.
Counsellor Gibson has gone
Nathan Westfall was to-day cominislioned
Postmuster ut Flat Rock. New
jffices were established at Ryan, Pocitalico
and Roane.
Col. Wilson is'out again, greatly imjroved.
When asked to-dav about his
lundidacy for Congress, he fooked wise
ind said the day was uncomfortably hot.
For Ulnine anil Greahuni.
ipccial Dltpateh to the Intclllgcncrr.
Lewjsuukg, W. Va., April 30.?The>
Republicans of Greenbrier county met
n convention at the Court House of
lie county to appoint delegates to the
invention to send delegates to Chicago
ind passed tho following resolutions:
Resolved, That James G. Blaine needs
io eulogy at the hands of his friends,
hat he is the cynosure of all eyes, the
entral figure of all statesmen, and we
ire for lnm for President.
Rewind, That Walter Q. Greshaui is
in honest ihan, an upright Judge, a
riend of the people, uud we are for lum
or Vice President.
A Well Known Mnn'? Sudden Death.
<peeial Dispatch to the InteUigcncer.
Weston, W. Va., April 30.?To-night
me of our oldest citizens, Mr. Patrick j
Tierney, died very suddenly. He was
ibout the streets all day .attending to
lis business as usual, but several times I
:oinplained of a puin in his head. Tolight
about 1) o'clock he was found in a
ery bad condition on the street and as-1
listed home. Medical aid wassummoned,
>ut he was dead before it arrived, a few
ninutes later. The supposed cause was
)uralysis of the heart. He was 72 years
>f age and well known throughout the
itate. He leaves a large family.
Wedding nt Point Pleatant.
'pedal Dispatch to the Intelligencer.
Point Pleasant, W. Va., April 30.?
tlr. Henry Kiesel andMissPhena llcin,
if this city, were united in marriage
'esterday at 1 o'clock in the Catholic
Jhurch at Mason City, by Rev. Father
iurke, of that place. They, in company
vith several invited guests of this city,
eft on the noon train for Mason, reurning
immediately after the ceremony
ras performed. The happy couple,
imid the l>cst wishes of all, left last
ivening on the steamer Sherley for Uin- j
tinnati, where they will spend their
loneymoon with friends and relatives. I
A Murtlor nt Jurrctt's Ford.
'peclal Dlfpatck to the MtUlgaicer.
Charleston, W. Va., April .'JO.?On
Thursday, at Jarrett's Ford, Granville
tlcDaniel had a difficulty with Stephen
stiffeU about a horse. Granville hit
>tiflell on the head with a rock, laying
he flesh open. Stiffen will die. lie is
ligfaly respected and aged about 05
rears. MeDaniel has a bnd reputation,
laving been in the penitentiary some
rears ago for robbery. Ho was lodged
n jail here last night.
A KflrlouN Shooting Scrnpo.
tyeclal Dltpatchto the Iiitdlluaicer.
Charleston*, W. Va., April SO.?-Jas.
\. Doss, at Brownstown Saturday,
ibused Gaston Clark, and knocked him
lown. Clark ran and Doss followed.
21ark turned and shot his pursuer in
he lower part of the abdomen, but the
pound is not dangerous. Doss had a
md reputation and was under bond to
ippear at the court for malicious cut
Drug Stoma Will Not Soli Liquor, Hut the
KhIooiim 1?o So Openly.
Chicago, April JK).?A dispatch from
Davenport, la., says: All the druggists
af this city have united in giving formal
notice that after to-day they will not sell
or dispense any alcoholic liquor of any
kind for any purpose whatever. Th?
action taken is not from choice. Competent
legal authority has advised the
pharmacists that the conditions of prohibitory
law passed by the last general
assembly are such that business cannot
be done without violating it. Representatives
of wholesale drug houses at
Chicago and in the East, who have recently
visited interior towns between
the >lis?ouri and Mississippi rivers, say
they have found but one druggist who
will take out a permit under the new
law and he has a contract to furnish a
State institution with the prescribed articles.
There arc, however, some two
hundred saloons still openly doing business
in Davenport, besides somo wholesale
liquor houses.
The IMh Debars Held for Trial.
Xkw York, April 30.?General and
Madame Diss Debar were witnesses in
tlieir own behalf to-day in tho conspiracy
case against them. Gen. Diss Debar
admitted be hail a wedded wile and
family in Philadelphia, but before God
he considered himself the Modame's
husband, lie said he was at one time a
member of tho Legislature of West Virginia,
and had other offices of importance.
Ho denied that he painted any of
the spook pictures.
The justice held the couple in $5,000
bail each for the Grand Jury, and discharged
the Lawrences.
Heavy Immigration.
Kiw York, April 30.?Four steamships
landed 3,900 immigrants at Castle
Garden. The number landed during
the week ending to-night is 21,772, ol
whom one-uiiru were irom Italy, inert
will be 839 more landed to-morrow.
CorxciuCA* H*iLTwill givea"Grand
Concert" at hia "Garden" to-night.
The Horrible Deed of a Chicago
Husband and Father.
A Woman Sacrifice* Her Lifts in Dc
rcndioir a Step Daughter'*
Honor?Deadly Encounter.
Horwe Tbler Killed.
Ciiicaoo, April 30.?While defendinj
the honor of her thirteen-year-old step
daughter against the fiendishness of ai
unnatural father, Mrs. Netta Muelberj
was struck down with murderous inten
by her husband Matthew at a late houi
last night, and is noy dying. Muelbei?
returned to his home on Law avenue ir
an intoxicated condition after having
been absent all day. He went directl)
to the. bedroom where his three children
were alceninirand attemnted an aa
sault on his thirteen-year-old daughter,
Eleanor. The child screamed for aid,
and Muelberg's wife rushed in from the
next room. The brute was beating the
child about the head to silence her cries
and when his wife endeavored to stop
him he turned and dealt her two blows
which cut her scalp and face terribly.
With tho blood streaming down and
blinding her Mrs. Muelberg crawled
toward tho door and reaching up for
the knob endeavored to open it and alarm
tho neighborhood. With a horrible
oath the fellow made for his wife.
"You'll call the police, will you? You'll
call the polite? Tl'cn take that and
that," striking his wife over the head.
All three of the children sprang out of
bed and endervorcd to stay their cruel
parent's wrath. So much did they
hamper the use of Muelburg's arms
that Mrs. Muelburg managed to get to
her feet and out on the steps where she
managed with a sunerhumun effort to
cry for help. Muelburg shook the
children from him and hurriedly ran
iuto the bed room. Here he hastily
opened a tool chest and the next instaut
reappeared with a murderous looking
crow about three feet long. The
eldest but Eleanor threw her arms about
her father's neck. "Don't kill her,
don't kill her," pleaded the little one, in
her frenzy jumping up and showerin.*
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struck the child and threw her into a
corner of the room. Then bending over
hit* wife he yelled that he would give
her something to cry help for and raising
the crow bar brought it down with
all his force, the point shattering the
skull and laying bare the brain. Muelburg
immediately seemed to realize the
enormity of his crime, and after pleading
with the children not to tell who
did it, he took his savings from a hiding
place and fled. The children spent some
time vainly trying to resusicate their
step-mother and then called the neighbors.
Surceons were summoned and
declared Airs. Muelburg's injuries fatal.
The police have as yet been unable to
find the murderer. Two vears ago
Muelburg attempted an assault upon the
same child and mercilessly beat his wife
for interfering. He was arrested but
never punished, as his. wife refused to
appear against him,
a deadly'
A PnnittJtiger Conductor Killed by a Texas
El Paso, Texas, April 30.?A fierce
hund to hand encounter at Valentine, a
small station 160 miles east of El Paso,
Saturday night resulted in the killing of
Conductor Charles Sever and the fatal
wounding of Sam Taylor, a drunken
cow do jr. wnen tno train. Bioppea ai
Valentine, Taylor got aboard and went
through the coaches using vile language.
Sever arjpied with him and finally
forcibly ejected him. Taylor drew a
dirk eight inches long and began stabbing
him about the head and shoulders.
Sever immediately commenced euptying
his revolver into Taylor. Both men
sank down in the midst of their deadly
conflict. Sever died in a few minutes.
Taylor was shot three times. Two balls
went through his uody just below the
heart, and the third strnck him in the
face at the left side of the nose, passing
behind that organ, forcing the riiht eye
out and itself coming out aboVe the eye.
Sever was about 40 years of age and unmarried.
He' was supposed to have
come from the east.
A Hor?e Tnlef Shot.
Wichita, Kah., April 30.?A notorious
horse thief known as "Captain Jinks"
broke jail at Ashland Thursday. He
was arrested three weeks ago when
throe otherfl of the trailc wnro linnwd in
the neutral strip nn3 was saved from the
same fat? by the intervention of a friend
in the capturing party. Soon after his
escape the sheriff organized a posse and
started for Jinks. Saturday he was
found in the neutral strip. The sheriff
wished to take him back to Ashland,
but the members of the posse refused
and shot Jinks on the spot.
Murdered lilt Itoninmnte.
St. Louis, Mo., April 30.?A horrible
and brutal murder was committed at
Hot Springs, Ark., this morning about 1
o'clock. Two Germans named Cline
and Clausen were rooming together in a
cheap lodging house, and the latter was
murdered by his roommate for his
money, only $30. The weapons used
were a large knife and an ax, the victim
being killed while asleep. Ilis skull
was crushed in and his head nearly severed
from his body. The murderer is
in jail. f [
KUIed Ills Playmate.
Cleveland, 0., April 30.?Willie
Switxer, aged 12 years, was shot and fatally
wounded at Defiance, Ohio, to-day
by Rug Frame, aged 18. Frame was
shooting at a mark and young Switxer
lay on the ground near him; "Lie still,"
said Frame, "and sec how close I can
come to your head." He pulled the
trigger and young Switxer attempted to
get up. The bullet struck him In the
right side, piercing the lung. Framo is
in jail.
Nowipapeni Darned Oat.
DesMoises, Iowa, April 30.?Fire this
afternoon destroyed the office of the
Daily Leader, including the bindery and
the Uoinntead, a weekly agricultural
paper. Both otllces are complete losses.
Also a three-story building belonging tc
W. II. weare, wuich they occupied.
Total loss about $50,000.
A Woman llorned to Death.
ConaocKix, 0., April 30.?Mrs. Bud
Harley, while returning home Irotn town
in a wagon yesterday afternoon waf
burned to death. She hail put a lighted
pipe into her poclcet, which set fire to
her clothing.
Earthquake la California.
j Riooi, Cau, April 30.?The heavier
, earthquake shock ever experienced hen
occurred at 8:45 p. m. Saturday, lastini
75 seconds. The vibrations were iron
1 East to West. Plastered buildings wen
The Word "Whit?" Left Out of the New
Maryland Law.
Maryland, Md., April 30.?In the
0 new code of Maryland, compiled by Mr.
John Prentiss Poe and adopted by the
General Assembly of Maryland at their
, last session, the word "white" is elimi'
nated from the bastardy law. In the
printed copy of the laws of the session
- of 1882 a chapter is inserted entitled
"An act to repeal section 1 qf article 13
of the code of public general laws, and
to re-enact the same. This Jis classed
as chapter 339, and it eliminates the
word "white." The new code contains
this section, and probably to make secv
tlnn 4 nf nrtirln 13 to conform with it,
the word "white" is eliminated fiom section
4 also, and in that shape there is in
the law, as given in the coue, nodistinci
tion as to the color of the woman. The
t statement is mude that the journals of
r proceedings show tliat the son-ailed act
of 1802 was never passed, and that
' the Court of Appeals have so
1 ruled. But the adoption of the
\ new code is said to settle
? the point that the word "white" is no
longer in the Maryland law. Mr. Poe
says that since the adjournment of the
Legislature ho has informally asked the
, Court of Appeals whether, in the reprint
of the new code, which is now being
made, the word "white" should be
inserted. The answer was in the negative,
and be says the law will stand us it
was printed in the copy of the code
which the legislature adopted. Most
of the lawyers and some of the j
lay members of the Legislature no
doubt knew of the circumstance that
the word "white" did not appear in '
article thirteen of the new code. On :
three occasions a bill was brought up to >
strike out this wonl, and on each occa- 1
sion it was lost in the House for want of (
a constitutional majority. Its strongest
supporters were members of the '
Judiciary Committee, who had favorably (
reported upon the new code. It was, 1
no doubt, their earnest purpose to get (
an act passed that would conform to
article thirteen as the new code gives it.
? j
Found 811,000 In a Cliont.
IWNCOLX, 1i.L., April OU.?oouio nuiv
ago Henry T. Tierney, an eccentric and
wealthy Irishman, died in this city.
Many heirs sprang up to share his estate,
which consisted of large blocks of land
in and about this city. Little money
was found until to-day. L. C. Schwhetfeiger,
while lookintr over an old cliesl
belonging to the dead man, found $11,000
in certificates of deposit in neighboring
banks, besides a large number of judgment
Nour It'? a l'eniiut Trunk
Norfolk, Va., April 30.?A peanut
trust has been formed in this city cmbracing
firms engaged in the peanut
trade in St. Louis, Cincinnati, New York
and Norfolk, Petersburg and Smithfield,
Va. In fact, the entire peanut interest
in the country, with the exception of
three small factories, are included. A
president and a board of directors have
been elected.
Aguea Booth at Work.
N?w York, April 30.?Mr. and Mrs.
Schoeffel (Agnes Booth) have gone to
Manchestcr-by-the-Sea, Mass., in anticipation
of the opening of the summer
season at that place, and to arrange all
the preliminaries possible at this early
date for the lawn presentation of "A
Mid-Summer Night's Dream." which is
to be the theatrical feature of the season
this year.
Loat In Cincinnati.
Zanesville, 0., April 30.?Addison
Brinsmade, depot agent of the United
States Express Company, was recently ]
transferred to Hamilton. He returned i
two weeks ago to testify before the grand 1
jury, and has since mysteriously disap- ]
pcored, not having been seen since leav- 1
ing tlie train at Cincinnati. His wife i
and daughter are at Hamilton. i
Three Persons Drowned.
Detroit, April 30.?Thomas Jardine
and a companion crossed from Windsor
in a small boat yesterday and report that
they saw a cat boat capsized in a sudden
squall a short distance below Belle Isle
and go to the bottom with three persons,
who were occupying it. Jardine and
companion had a hard struggle to save
their own boat from swamping.
Elliott F. Shepard iu a IlevlvallnU
New York, April 30.?Colonel Elliott
F. Shepard, son-in-law of the late W. II.
Vanderbilt and proprietor of the Mail ,
and Exprm, and Ira D. Sankey, late coadjutor
of Dwight L. Moody, held a religious
service at Association Hall today.
Mr. Sankev sang and spoke and '
Mr. Shepard spoke on the crucifixion. 1
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Toutlereti in* iMdignniion.
Dxnvkb, Col., April so.?wm. Stapleton,
melter at the United States Mint at '
this point, baa forwarded his resignation I
to President Cleveland. Mr. Stapleton
resigns to accept the managing editor- i
ship of the Denver Republican, recently
made vacant by the death of C. T. K. i
II ay ward.
A Sidclde'a Leap Into the Sea.
New York, April 30.?Jean Dcschilimann,
32 years of age, a steerage passenger
on La Champagne, committed suicide
by jumping into the sea, April 23.
Upon the arrival of the vessel to-day
several friends of the suicide were waiting
to greet him and were greatly
shocked when told of his terrible act.
Loit a Hand.
Cantox, 0., April 30.?Henry R.
Packer, President of the Board of Education
of Canton township and traveling
agent of the Universal Plow Co., of .
this city, had a hand cut off at the
works of the latter concern while doing
special work at the planing machine.
Lout {an trm and Lea.
Zanhvillk. 0., April .10.?Leonard
Allen, aged fourteen, ton of a painter
who recently moved from Newark, was
knocked from a Baltimore & Ohio train
by a penstock, and his right arm and leg
cut off. He cannot recover.
By tbe explosion of a kerosene lamp
Mrs. Faist, her two Bonn and a daughter
were terribly burned in New York.
The bricklayers anil masons of Fall
River, Mam., struck yesterday because
of a refusal on the part of the contractors
to accede to their demands for nine
hours a day.
i Jacob Zinnter, proprietor of a saloon
in Cincinnati, became maddened at the
action of his wife in remaining from
home and carousing in the place of business
of a rival, anil blew his brains out
1 with a shot gun.
i At the Standard Oil investigation yesi
terday, Mr. Scott, counscl for the I'enn1
sylvania railroad, objected to the quesi
tioning of witnesses bycounsel employed
by the Committee. He held that the
latter had no authority to employ counsel.
The chair stated that witnesses
t would not be compelled to answer quesi
ti0M- ,
! BcTt'ii Aberdeen Linen Stationery,
1 ocUvo < -ommerclal, ruled or plain, at
! 85 cenU per box (1 quire and 1 pack), at
Stanton & Davis poet's.
There Seems to be a Reactior
in the Boulanger Craze,
AgaiuKt ihc War-like Idea* That He
Han Been Credited With?Tho
Popo'n Decroc?Tlic Kmporor'n
Condition?Foreign Netvrf.
t> i :i on i>,,
I'AHia, AJira ov.?uciifiai imumiigri
lias written a letter protesting against
the warlike ideas that have been attributed
to him. He wishes now to declare
distinctly before France and
Europe that democratic Franco is
maligned by being credited with
thoughts of aggression to which he has
ever been and still remains resolutely
The afl'ray .Saturday night betwoen
Boulangists and a party of students who
came out from the students club, in
which several shots were fired, though i
few persons were injured, was not in
this city but at Toulose. The conflict
was resumed last night, but was suppressed
by the police without any serious
M. Brumier, Kepublican, was yesterlay
elected member of the Chamber of
Deputies from the Department of the
[lau tea-Savon by a vote of L^OOO to
13,000 for M. Marchland, the itadical
The Itadical defeats in three provincial
jy elections are considered as indicative
>1 a reaction in the Boulangist movcnent.
In Paris the Boulanger fever is
full Text of the Mnulfeiito Agnlntft tho
lrimi rum or vniupaiipi.
Los don, April 30.?Tlio following is
ho text of the Papal decree: On soveril
occosiou8 the Apostolic Sec has given
he people of Ireland, who it has always
egarded with special benevolence, suitible
admonitions and advice when cirlumstances
required as to how they
night defend their rights without inury
to justice or public peace. Our
Holy Father. Leo XIII., fearing lest in
he species of warfare that has oeeu inroduced
among the Irish in the conests
between landlordsand tenants, ami
vhich is commonly palled the "plun of
jainpaign," and in the kind of social inerdict
called "Boycotting," arising from
lie same contests, a true sense of justice
ind charity might be prevented, ordered
he supreme congregation of the inquisi;ion
to subject the matter to a serious
uul careful examination. Hence the
tallowing was proposed to their Emilences,
tne Cardinals of that eongregaion:
Is it permissable in disputes between
andlords and their tenants in Ireland,
o use means known as "the plan of
campaign" and "bovcotting?" After
onjj and mature deliberation their
Eminences unanimously answered in
the negative, and their decision was con!irmcd
by the Holy Father on WednesJay,
the 18th of the present month. The
iustice of this decision will be readily
seen by anyone who applies his mind
Lo consider tlmt a rent agreed on by
mutual consent cannot, without violation
of a contract, be diminished at the
mere will of the tenant, especially when
there are tribunalsappointed for settling
such controversies and reducing unjust
rents within the bounds of equity,
iftcr taking into account the causes
ft'IlUTU <11 111 1IIXaII UJU vaiue Ol IMC 10I1U.
Neither can it be considered permissible
that rente be extorted from tenants
ind deposited in the hands of unknown
persons to the detriment of land-owners.
Finally, it is contrary to justice and
iharity to persecute by a social interdict
those who are satisfied to pay tho rent
they agreed to pay, or those who in the
jxercise of their rights take vacant
[arms. It will therefore he Your lordship's
dutv prudently but effectually to
advise and exhort the clergy and laity
not to transgress the bounds of Christian
:harity and justice while they are striving
for a remedy for their distressed
[Signed] K. CaimJixal Monaco.
Home, April 20.
rhe I'npril Decree Condemned nt ft Sleeting
of XntlonnUatM.
London, April 30.?A largo meeting
[)f Irishmen and Englishmen, including
many prominent members of the Liberil
and National parties in Parliament,
was held to-day at Aldcrshot. The
Pope's decree against the Plan of Cam
paign and boycotting practices in Ireland
was discussed by the speakers.
The decree was strongly condemned,
and it was resolved to found a home
rule branch of the National league and
lo cease contributing to Peter's pence.
Trouliln lift wren Turkey nml Grwwn.
London, April 30.?The Turkish Government
hus recalled the Turkish Minister
at Athens, nml litis demanded that
Greece shall dismiss her Consul at
Monastier and other Greek officials at
Macedonia. The I'orte claims that these
officials liavc been fomenting political
agitations, under the cover of brigandage,
assisted by Russian agents. Greece
has not complied with tlie demand for
the removal of her consul at Monastier,
who denies the charge against him.
Moody llntllu In it
Alexandria, April 30.?A desperate
conflict took place yesterday in a mosque
in Dcmanhour, near this city. A number
of escaped prisoners hud taken
refuse in the mosque and refused tosurrentier
to the police, who surrounded
the building, in the fight that followed
fifteen of the convicts were killed and
two wounded. The police lost four
men, killed and wounded.
* lloyal Vialt* an?l Congratulation*.
Bp.rlin, April .10.?Empress Augusta
yesterday gave an audience to Prince!
Bismarck. On Friday Prince Bismarck
went to visit the Ilistoriun Von Sybel,
but not finding him at home left at his
house a note which was as follows:
"I beg you to accept inv cordial congratulations
and thanKs lor your cooperation
for so many years in our common
patriotic work.
Soldiers Sent U> Arreit n Prlr*t.
Dublin, April 30.?One hundred men
belonging to the Sixtieth Kifles have
started for Gweedoro to arrest another
Tho election of Sir. T. Sexton, M. I1.,
to the office ol ]>ir<l Mayor has been declared
valid by the unanimous vote of
tho judges of tbo Court of Queen's
Kmperor Frwlerlrk Htltl Improving.
Beaux, April 30.?Tho Emperor
passed a quiet night His fever has almost
entirely subsided. His general
condition is unchanged. It is reported
that the Empcror'R physicians are considering
the advisability of issuing bulletins
only on alternate days.
A Htcubenville nml WclUvlIle Sinn Fight
ten Mharp Hounds.
Guh Snowden, of Steubcnville, and
1 Jim Marshall, of Wellsville, two sluggers
with quite a reputation as hitters
in their respective towns, are reported
to have crossed over into this .State Sunday
morning and engaged in a very
lively little 'set-to. The ring was
i pitched on a level bit of ground
on what is known as "Pike's
Peak," about opposite Wellsville. A
number of the admirers of both men
accompanied the principals to witness
the mill, which was lively as long as it
lasted. The fight was with light gloves
for a nurse of $50 a side, Martinis of
Queensnury rules. John .Stocker was
referee, a man named Andersou seronded
Snowden and Fletcher Householder
served in a like capacity for Marshall.
The referee declared the tight a draw
in the tenth round. Both men were
pretty well worried when time was called
and responded slowly. After conn?.? ?<.!.
Marshall on the ear and in doing so
bursted his glove. As then* wan no way
of procuring another glove the tight was
declared a draw. Both mem claim to be
anxious to meet again and light to a
In the first round Snowden got tho
first knock down and Marshall first
blood, he having caught Snowden squarely
in the nose. In the second, which
was short, Snowden went to gras?by
reason of a terrific one in the neck from
Marshall's right. In the third Marshall
landed a left bander in Snowden's ribs
that dropped him, and in the fourth
Marshall tapi>ed his opponent a
heavy one 111 the jaw that nearly
sftkened him. In the fifth both men
were severely punished and the round
ended by Marshal knocking Snowden
clear out of the ring. The sixth, seventli
and eighth rounds were tame. In
the ninth Snowden made a rush and
catching Marshall a smasher between
the eyes landed him over the ropes.
I'rof. AruiHtrong'a Pupil* Entertain n Nunw
ber of Friend*.
A very largely attended musicale by
selected piano forte pupils from Prof.
William Armstrong's classes was given
last evening at House's new and elegant
music store on Market street. The
spacious room was crowded to the doors
by two or three hundred well known
musical and society people. The affair,
like all that Prof. Armstrong has conducted
during the two past seasons, was
a charming musical treat.
The oncning number Mas a march
onus 84. No. 2 by Schultz, played by
Miss Ella T. Webster, of Flushing, and
Miss Cora Gutnian at the first and Miss
Sadie Emsheimer and Mr. Sam Harper
at the second piano. Miss Sadie Kmot>n!ni(?
.\ 1 iifiift na n anln nit nilllurn
C Minor by Mozart in a finished style.
Miss Clara B. Baker played charmingly
a mazurka by ltive-King.
The next number was a sextette, opus
100 No.2, by Streabbog, plavetl by Misses
Mamie (irubb, Emily Pollack, Bessie
List and Birdie Schulz, and Masters
Laurence Wheat ami Philip llanauer.
"The Mill Wheel," by Boyton-Smith,
was played by Miss Sadie Gundling.
Miss Webster played one of Lichners
compositions. and Miss Rose Sonneboru
played Liszts rhapsodic Hongroise No.
2; these two solos were gems.
The programme concluded with Mendelssohn's
wedding march, arranged as
a double quartette for four nianos, and
plaved by Misses Alum B. Conner,
Sadie Gundling, Ella Webster, Clara
Baker, Sadie Emsheimer, Blanche Emshcimer,
Mamie Welty and Prof. Annstrong.
The MacCullln Oprrn C?tii|inuy In Vnmey'n
"The Muiiketeerii."
The audience at the Opera House last
night was delighted, and after the MaeCollin
Opera Company's rendition of
"The Musketeers" the universal verdict
was that a finer operatic performance
has seldom been seen in Wheeling. The
merit of the company and the popular
prices ought to pack the house at every ,
periormance 01 uiu ween* engagement.
The principals are lino vocalists and
actors, tho chorus strong and well trained,
and the dressing and staging pleas*
ing. Mr. MacCollin as the Abbe was
inimitable; he is at times so funny that
the company has to laugh at him.
Messrs. lord and Stanley as two officers
of the Grey Musketeers disguised most
of the time as monks, were also perfectly
fitted in their role*. Miss Fannie D.
Hall was a pretty Siuiour, and her voice
is beautiful. She interi>o!ated a brilliant
song, "Twas Hut a Dream," and
won an enthusiastic encore. Miss Mabel
IIaas as Marie also aroused enthusiasm
by her fine singing and natural
acting, and Miss Heebe Viningns hmi*f.
won all hearts by her piqmincy and
grace. Miss Curtiss as the Lady Superior
was as satisfactory as the others. The
ensemble was simply great.
This evening "Tho Heggar Student."
It is safe to say the company will give
as fine a rendition of the opera as was
ever seen here.
A Corre?|M??il?Mit Win* Tlilnk* C'ounrll Did
ICIulit to liny Tlint Picture.
To t/ic, Kilitor t\f the Inlrlliyrnecr:
Sin:?During the last few weeks your
readers have heard a great deal about
thedoingsof the "Reform Council," etc.,
and especially has it been hauled oyer
the coals bv the Ittvltter for having
j bought Farfs's historical picture, and an
the comment* on the action of Council
have beeu principally one sided, it will
perhaps he well to have soinu of the
other Hide. The fact is, that is the ono
thing more to Ihj commended than any
other that this presept Council lias done.
When we consider the prominent place
| that Wheeling occupied in the history
^f this country a hundred years ago, and
that at this present time there is nothing
to show for it, the fact is very
humiliating. There is not a single relic
in any shape or form, not even a l>ook,
pertaining to the early settlement of
Wheeling?absolutely nothing ^ owned
by the city; all gone into oblivion.
It is about time for the city to commence
getting together something that
will be interesting in the years to come.
While other towns and cities in the
Ohio valley are having their centennial
celebrations and are sj>cnding their
money lavishly in getting their early
history in shape, it doesn't look like tin*
projKjr thing for this city to bo behind
all the rest. When Marietta, Columbus,
Cincinnati, Zanesville. Newark, Chilicothe
and quite a number of other Ohio
towns are getting together objects of art
and literature to serve as object lessons
for the generations to come, it does not
look very well, to say the least of it, for
a prominent journal to ridicule every
effort that the City Council may make
in the line of higher civilization.
The painting recently bought from Mr.
Faris snows one of the most important
events in all the history of this region.
It is the best object lesson that could l>e
thought of, and it represents the last
battle of the Revolutionary war. It is
true to history, and as a work of art it is
equal to the best prouuciionii 01 huh
country. If the City Council had pai<l
as many thousand* as they did hundreds
it would have l>een more to their credit.
Such is the opinion of all good citizens
who want Fair Play.
I Vhtcling, April 80.

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