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KSTAliLISIIJiD AUGUST 24. 1852. >VJU;;tiJ LJN(i w yv ___
Bill Passrs tho Houso butWonl
P;iss the Senate.
Hot Forth hj u Member?It Ih Too
Much Amended and is Out. of nil
Shape ? Proceeding of LcgltiIntlire-State
Capital N'owh.
Special DkpntchtoUie InleUlacnecr. , '
Oiiaklbhton, W\ Va., Feb. 12.?From
present nppeiintiicea ft does not aeein
likely thfit Mm aoraion will adjourn bo/ore
noon FritUy, podaibly Inter. Tho
time oi tno iioubw mm inurning was occupied
briefly, an it was yesterday, in
discussing anil filibuatorinj< on the Australian
ballot bill. Tho Dotnocrata^eom
to think tho measure au extremely popular
one, and hope to make political capital
in tho future by Its passage. They also
seem to imagine that "the Hepublicsns
art- disposed to light it bitterly. It is
safe to say tho bill will never pess the
Tin* IIiihIjm'mIii IlioSoiintn?Auatrallnn Hullul
Hill I'iihm-h tlm IfoitKc.
J/U/iateh to the lnlcUotnccr.
Chauleston, \V. Va., Feb. 12.?The
Senate met tins tnorniug at ten o'clock.
The lirat business was tho consideration
of House Joint Resolution 1), "favoring
the passage by Oonuress of a general
pension law." Numerous amendments
were proposed, but the only ones agreed
to were the following by Senator Morris:
Strike out both preambles and insert in
lieu thereof, "whereas, the Federal soldiers
in the late war are becoming old and
most of them broken in health, and
many of them unable to furnish the
necessary evidence that would entitle
them to a pension for disability, there-1
fore bo it, ?xc., aud by Senator Arbuckle,
inline 11) of tho resolution, after tho
word "soldiers," insert the words "and
sailors." The resolution was then
adopted, ayes 12, noes 7. Absent and
not voting 7. Mr. Campbell was ordered
10 report na passage witn amendments
to the House.
On motion of Mr. Worley, Senator
Smith was granted leave of absence for
the balance of tha session without pay.
Senate Joint Resolution 5, that the
present session of the Legislature adjourn
sine die Tuesday, February 11, at
11:30 p. m., coming tip in regular order,
Mr. Oxley moved to insert Friday 14, at
11 a. in. Lost, and ou motion of Lowther
the resolution was amended to
Thursday, the 13th, at 11 a. in., and
adopted, by the following vote:
Ayes?Campbell, Furbee, Knott, Lowther,
McCreery, Maxwell, Morris, Morrison,
Minear, Oxley, Sweeney, Smith,
Snyder, VanPelt, Worley and Woodyard?
Noes?Carr, Arbuckle, Flournoy, Gettinker
and Price?5.
Absent and not voting?Davis, Mc-1
Allister, Prichard, Scott and Yeater?5.
Senate bill 14, regarding duties of
assessors coming up in order, was read
the third time and passed with its title.
Senator Campbell waa granted leave of
uuauuiu mi wilbUlUUJ Hii.ll pity.
House bill 30, the appropriation bill,
was read a third time and passed with ita
title. Mr. Oxley offered a resolution
that the bill Like effect from ita passage,
pending which a recess waa taken until
11:30 this afternoon.
The tirst thing done in the Senate this
alternoon was the announcement of the
vote on Oxley'a amendment that the
appropriation" bill take effect from its
passage, all the Seuators present voting
aye, except Sonator Morrison.
On motion of Mr. Carr, House Bill
No. 9 concerning the ventilation of
mines and protection of lives of persona
employed therein waa taken up out of
ita order and read a second time, with
the amendmenta thereto, proposed by
the Committee on Mines and Mining.
The amendment dividing the State into
two miue inspection districta waa
adopted. Sections 10 and 11 were
stricken out and tho following waa
added to section 14: "tfor shall any persou
or persons or combinations of persona
by force, threats, menace or intimidation
of any kind, prevent or attempt to prevent
from working in or about any mine,
?j i'ciouu ui jieiDuuB wuo iiave iuo
lawful right to work in or about the
same and who desire to go to work, but
the provision shall not bo so construed
as to prevent any two or more persons
from associating' themselves together
under the name of Knights of Labor
or any other name they may desire for
any lawful purpose, or from using suasion
or lawful argument to induce any |
one not to work in and about any
mines." The bill was ordered to a third I
reading. -,
Mr.Flournoy moved to takouD House
bill No. 2S, but the motion was defeated
by an aye and nay vote.
On motion of Mr. Carr, the rules were
suspended and House bill No. 29 taken
up, rend the third time and passed.
Mr. Flournoy renewed his motion to
take up tho election bill, pending whicl^
Mr. Morris moved to adjourn, aud upon
an aye and nay vote the motiou prevailed.
The IIousq convened at 10 o'clock.
House bill No. 15, "a bill establishing a
Criminal Court for the county of Kanawha,"
with tho following amendments
proposeil by tho Senate was taken
up: In section 3, after tho
word "county," insert the. words
"who shall be a resident inetnber
of the bar of said county," strike out all
of section 4, and insert in lieu thereof
tho following: ".The Clerk of tho Oir
kuji uourt of Kanawha county Bhall act
anil perform the duties of clerk of tho
said Criminal Court, and Bhall receivo
the same fees as allowed said clerk for
similar services as Clerk of the
Circuit Court; and in the discharge of
uisduties as clerk of said Criminal Court,
said clerk shall bo subject to all statutes
relating to clerks oi tho Circuit Court ;
in section G, line 3, of the engrossed billj
strike out the words "ono thousand^
and insert in lieu thereof the words "six
hundred;" inflection 7,line 3, engrossed
bill, 6triko out all of said section after the
word "October;" in section 10, line 0.
grossed bill, after tho word "grand,
strike out tho words "juries lmpanneled"
and insert in lieu thereof tho
words "and petit jurors serving;
same section, line 8, strike
outthe word"now :"in section 12.1inoll.
omjco put the word "reversed," and insert
in lieu thereof the word "review*
W;"inBatne section, lino 14, after the
word "transcript" insert tho words, "and
Baid judgment bo reversed, tho Circuit
Court may retain tho caso for
trial or return it to tho said
ynuiinal Court for trial;" in
jn same section, lino 30, after the word
case," insert the words "except when
Jt is proper to enter a final judgment in
Baid Supreme Court," and add at the
eid of the bill as an additional section
ll?e following: "If from any cause a
vacancy shall occur in the oiilco of jndRe
aaid Criminal Court the same,shall be
"Hod iu thM game manner us' the law
Provides for filling a vacancy in tho office
ol judge of the Circuit Court,"
wining up in regular order all the
i amendments were agreed to andjtbo bill
aa amended, was agreed to.
Mr. Young endeavored tcr again call
up the resolution to adjourn sino die,
, but the IIoubo refused to take it up by
k the following vote:
Ayes?Arcner, Aultx, Bryto, Oaato,
Duval, Qluck, Ilanen, Hill, Kirk, Kitchen,
McGombfl, Meyer, Minter, Moore,
' Orr, Parrish, Smith, St. Clair, Steam,
1 Stifel, Stone, Stuck, Thayer, Wober,
WilliamB and Young?20.
i Noes?Woods (Sneaker), Altiter,
Chew, Corcoran, hdelman, Garden,
Gibson, Goad, Ilammolt, Harr, Jack,
JohnBon, Lively. Merrill, Morgan, Napier,
Prichard, Pugh, lloach, Samuels,
Shanklin, Shaw, Shelton, Sprigg, Sydenatricker,
Taylor and Vrooman?27.
Absent and not voting?Bandy, Blakemore.
Buxton, Davis, Dorr, Ford, Justice,
Keo, Mayer. McOiung, Meador and
Mr. Chew moved to suspend the rules
and take up engrossed House bill No. ]
28?defeated by an ayo and no vote.
Mr. Younfj again endeavored to take
up IIoubo joint resolution No. 10. Ayes (
and noes were demanded and the Houso 1
refused by a vote of 2D to 22; absent 14. ,
Mr. Davies introduced House bill No. .
32, providing for the Burviee of legal pro- ;
cess, order notice of railroad companies 1
in actions and proceedings before juB- t
tices; House.bill No. 33, to repeal section
38 of chapter 50 of the Code (new <
edition). Both were referred to the
Judiciary Committee. 1
Senate bill No. 13, regardiug delin- (
quent and forfeited lands, was tubled by 1
an aye and nay vote, as was also Senate 1
bill No. 8, in regard to juries. - (
Uanntn t.lll 11 ?
ucu?>u I/I.i XI, ICIUUUK w JUUCB, WUS <
also tabled on motion of Mr. Spring, and
House bill 8, for the preservation of
useful animals met tho same fate.
House bill 28 came up and several (
amendments were proposed. Pending r
further consideration a recess was taken {
until 2:30 in the afternoon. t
The consideration" of House bill No. j
28 was resumed at the afternoon session j
of the House. A great deal of time was l
consumed in discuesing and explaining ^
votes. When Mr. Davies' name was 1
reached that gentleman made an elo- r
queut and forcible speech against the i
passage of the bill. Mr. Moore, in ex- t
elaining his vote, said be had hoped the
lection Committee would draft an elec- fi
tion bill that would have nut with his a
approval, but the bill it reported is so c
complicated and the changes proposed
so radical, that he was compelled to vote 1
against. Then he contrasted the present t
election law by sections and compared it i
wun ino proposed Dili, wincn is a con- t
glomeration of the Australian ballot ays- t
teiiij Indiana election law ami Pennayl- t
vania primary election law; defined i
and explained the present election 8
law and the various ollenaes relating to s
elections under the present law. Ho
contrasted the various sections of the 0
present law'with that of the proposed d
law and showed that the penalties under n
the new law are excessive and in viola- ti
tionof the constitutional provision that b
excessive fines shall not be imposed and a
penaltiea shall be proportioned to the
character and degree of the ofTeuse; that a
1 the proposed new' law ia objectionable t
because it eontinea the voter to voting J
in his precinct; that it will require the v
establishment of additional voting
placts, require additional officers and i
additional expense; that the County t
Court would be compelled to lay off the c
precincts and have an enumeration I
made of the voters. 1
The new law is objectionable in that J
it recognizes only two political parties, t
viz: Democratic and Republican, igpor- t
ing the Prohibition and Labor parties in |
the selection of the Board of Commis- J1
eioners and ballot commission, election f
judges, etc.: that the County Court, by c
the new law, will be required to expend J
a larjje amount of money annually in jj
providing election rooms, booths, etc.; J
that the new law is objectionable in this "
timt it does not make additional provis- ,
ion requi ring and compelling tho Speaker
of the House to open, publish and de- 13
clare the returns of election for Gover- t
nor, and adds no penalty in case the J
Speaker fails or neglects to do so. No J
penalty can ever Becure a declaration of
tho result by the Speaker ii he refuses to 8
perform his duty unless they have a
majority in the Joint Assembly. <]
He referred to the necessity of ?
a penalty being imposed in case
of the refusal of tho Speaker t
to discharge the duty imposed upon him
by law and referred" to our experience
last winter. Many o? the provisions of
the neW law are good, particularly those
prohibiting tho use of money in secur- *
jing nominations and at elections, but I
I the objectionable features of the new law e
are so numerous and the changes pro- 3
posed so expensive and intricate, that K!
objectionable features outweigh the good t
I ones. .The attempt to commit an oflense
under two sections oi the proposed law i
is punished with the same degree of
seventy as the actual commission of (
offense and in controvention with the J
provisions of our statute providing <!
for the punishment of persons who at- *
tempt to commit on offense., e
He was interrupted several times aud (
then called to order before finishing. t
The roll call was finally finished as 8
Ayes?Woods, Altizer, Chew, Corcoran,
Edelman, Garden, Good, Ham- ,
met, Haneu, Parra, Jack, Johnson, J
Lively, Morgau, Napier, Merrill, Prich- *
nril Prtnnh Sorr..,ula KlwmH.n V
.Shaw, Shelton, Sprigg, Stifel, Svden- ^
atricker, Taylor, Vrooman and Young t
-*>. t
Noes?Archer, Aultz, Bryte, Caato, B
Davies, Duval, Gluck. Hill, Kirk, c
Kitchen, McComb, Meador, Meyer, Min- e
ter, Moore, Orr, Parriab, Smith, St. ;
Clair, Stearne, Stone, Stuck, Thayer, \
Weber and Williams?25. j
Absent and not voting?Bandy, Black- ?
more, Duxton, Dorr, Ford, Gibson, Jus- .
tice, Kee, Mayer, McClung and Peck?11. J
Mr. Sprigg was delegated to communi- '
cate : to the Senate and' shouldered j
the bill of sixty-eight pages of engrossing f
paper and started to the other aide of 1
the Capitol, followed by a dozen mem- i
herewith smiling faces to witness the ]
burial of the bill, for it is certain the ]
Senate will never pass it. ]
Engrossed House bill No. 2, to pre- I
vent the - creation of trusts, was then ]
taken up, but failed to pass, after which t
the House adjourned until to-morrow.
Special DUvatch to the InUIliqencer.
Charleston, W. Va., Feb. 12.?Mrs.
Henry S. Walker tendered an elegant
ladies' reception from 3 to 6 o'clock this
afternoon in honor of Mrs. Governor
Fleming and Mrs. Governor Wilson,
scores of ladies calling during the afternoon.
Major J. 0. Aldorson, who has been
seriously ill at the Hotel Ruflner, is able
to bo out.
The fight for the Secretaryship of State
is waxing warm and no one can predict
with safety who will obtain the coveted
prize, although the general opinion
seems to be that Ohley, of Fairmont,is in
the lead.
The appropriation bill was sent back
to the Houbo by the Senate to-day with
numerous amendments, which will
probably bo concurred in at to-morrow's
| session.
The first Swngerfest concert at New
i Orleans will bo a great smicepa. Deleg.iten
fro:u all parts of the Union are
i arriving. '.
"EMfflfflT ML"
Gov. Forakor Denounces Forger
Wood as a Porjuror.
Unusually F.nterlulnlntf?A Tilt Between
(Jrosvener ami l?1ornkct* in
Which Ilftil Blood U Hhown.
Tho Case Grown Interesting.
Washington, D. 0., Feb. 12.?Mr.
O'Brien, of Dayton, Ohio, waa tho first
witness examined before the Ballot Box
Forgery committee this morning. In
reply to questions by Governpr Feraker,
witness stated that on behalf of tho Board
)f Elections of Dayton, he had gone ho*
foro tho olection to Cincinnati to pro* i
juro ballot boxes. Ho had not been able
;o see Wood, but had no confidence in !
MrTCamplJell. Witness did not order
he boxes. . t
Charles G. Price, of Cincinnati, stated
hat ho was tho person who, at Mr. Former's
request, had given $200 to Wood
>n October 8,1889. tie had Been Mr. <
Sadden the same day and that geutleman '
iad told him that ho had seen tho paper i
tho forged docuraont). This was some 1
lays before tho retraction. <?: <
At tho request of Gov. Foraker, Gen.
Jrosvenor waa sworn. Gov. Foraker
iskedtho witness if ho had any objec- 1
lou iu mo puoucation 01 a letter writen
by himself from which Mr. linlstead
ead extracts .while on the stand. Gen. '
irosvenor replied that ho had no objec- c
ions to allowiiiK the letter to bo printed t
n full aud proceeded to read it. The
etter stated that Gen. Grosvenor (the
vriter) had made up bis mind at the H
>eginning of the campaign to contribute 1
nore votes to Foraker than any . other 1
nan, and that no man was more anxious p
o help Foraker than* himself. s
"From here on," the letter says, "I
hall mako it more agreeable for For- 1
iker and more disagreeable for the v
rowd that surrounds Campbell." a
The letter stated that if Mr. Campbell t
lad not introduced the bill a very du- t
inguished Ohio Republican would have v
ntroduced it. A postscript appended to S
he letter stated that .Mr. Jennings, edi- I
or of the Athens, Ohio, Messenger, had ii
old the writer that Campbell had $5,000
n the ballot box scheme. "If this is a
o," said General Grosvenor, "the c.
chetne is a corrupt oue." I
Governor Foraker asked .General a
rrosvenor whom he meant by a very y
istinguished Republican, and the wit- C
ieBS caused a laugh by saying '/that's t
ie." He had given himself the title I
net as Mr. Halstead called himself ."an h
ble editor."'
Governor Foraker?There never was ti
uy kind of an allusion made in.Ohio to
he ballot box matter until I made my S
lusic.Uall speech the night of the 2Sth, s
fob there? a
General Grosvenor?I never heard of e
t till then. Witness thought it proba
no mat no Had written the letter pro- tl
luced before GoveruorForaker'sspeech, J
>ut had not mailed it until subsequent- ii
y, and ho had probably written the
lostscript the MomfiTy following the tl
tfusic Iiallspeecii. The closing words u
f the speech, warning Campbell that o
here was more material, Jennings told h
lim, had reference to Campbell being in- tl
erested in tho ballot box bill. Witness I
lad understood long before, that Camp- it
tell bad something to do with tho ballot o
?'ox matter and was surprised that it had n
lot cropped out a good while before it h
id. Governor Foraker closely ex- v
mined the witness upon expressions u
ontained in the letter written by him, n
nd General Grosvenor said that in the ti
turry of his correspondence ho had h
aade some inadvertent statements 1;
rhich might have been better expressed, p
le did not recollect of speaking to any- o
ody about tho ballot box after Camp- h
ell came to Washington. b
Forakei?-Do you remember getting o J
liapatch in October reading like this: [
Trust in me, Charlie, and I will stand
iy you." 8
General Grosvenor?From whom? e
Governor Foraker?Never mind from P
vhom. ' F
General Grosvenor?No, sir; I have J
10 recollection of anything of the sort. J
t ia not n fnir wnv tn trnn?-. o mtnnoo 1
ither. If you have any information
ou should Bay who from. I think you
;ot your information from some constiutional
Gov. Foraker?I have got most of my
nformation from you. u
In reply to Representative Turner, R
Jen. Grosvenor said that he had told ?
enniugs that he would -bet a hundred 11
lollars Campbell had no corrupt inter- g
st in the ballot box. Jennings then t
aid that Foraker had positive j>roof that s
Campbell was interested and it was on C
hat statement he apponded his post- t
Charles E. Kurtz, secretary to Gov.
Toraker, testified that September 30, the ^
norning after the Music Hall speech, he ^
lad a conversation of a surprising nature e
vitb Col. A. C. Sands, of Cincinnati, in j
he Governor's ofiice. He could not tell ]
,be exact words, but could give tho sub- N
itauce of it. There were probably twelve (
)t fifteen people seated around the out- j
;r room, one of.whom was Sands, who .
umped up quickly and seemed
luxious to speak to him. He said that ]
le had lead the speech, and that it was
i cracker. Ho talked in a way that im- (
pressed witness with a belief that ho ]
snow fully of all that was back of the j
jill. He said in substance"that there ]
was a contract back of the bill; that he
himself had been called to Washington,
naving been sent here to certain Con- ?
pressmen in behalf of the bill. Sands
told him that Campbell (the present t
3overnor) had.'twice' gone' to see the ?
President about tho bill. -.Witness asked J
him for what, .-^Witness said: ..".This is 1
remarkable," and asked Sands', if (
Oampbell , wanted to get the n
President to sign the bill. Sands
jaid, "No, no; tbey were not t
worried about that They had not got t
that far along." Then Sands went ou to t
jay in answeMo witness' questions that
leading men in Congress were interested
in tho bill and had signed tho contract.
Leading politicians and Congressmen ]
from Ohio, he said, had signed the con- j
tract and went on to express his opinion .
ihnnt. whnf wnnl'l Wl""' Win I
:ameout. Sands said that Republicans ^
it the top round of the ladder were in- j
terested in this bill and in the contract.
Sanders added with emphasis: "Yes,
up at the top round of the ladder in J
Dliio politics. '
Congressman Mason asked a number
of questions about Mr. Sanders' business,
finally inquiringif lobbying was not part
of his occupation, and witness replied '
that that was the general understanding. |
fouakkr's sincerity.
Gov. Foraker resumed the stand and |
denounced Woods as a notorious forger ;
and perjurer, and declared that ho had
counted seventy-nine unqualified and :
unmitigated falsehoods in his printed
testimony. Continuing, he said thd
affair had boen to him a very bitter experience,
mortifying and humilating in I
the highest degree. From tho beginning
to the last there bus not been n moment
when all the world might not have
hml all tho information he had.
Wood then Again took the stand and
becoming excited, said: "I don't want
tliiu carte to cIobu with both parties
thinking I have put up a job on them.
Tho whole thing originated with that
man [pointing to ilaaden]. It waa business
with mo. If there was any $5,000
down here, I wanted part of it. I never
saw any paper but what you gentlemen
[Foraker and Hadden] impressed on my
Wood wont on to declare that ho understood
tho paper was never to leave
Foraker's hand, but was to be used as a
Mr. Turner?Now, after all, you know
nothing of any ballot-box contract in
which Mr. Campbell, Butterworth, or 1
any of tho gentlemen had anything to ,
do? ;
Wood?I don't, of my own personal
knowledge; only through inference I got
from Haddeu and the Governor there
that those people were in it. I was juBt
getting up something Hadden suggested.
They wanted a bluffer; Hadden did not
uare about whether it was exactly likt^
noni?? nr nftt ' '
Turner?bid ho u80 tho word "bluff- !
ar?" i
Wood?Yes, eir, ho did.- Ho said ho' t
wanted to get back the Topp letter. It {
was eoumion talk that it was out. j
Governor Foraker was then interrog- [
Drated by the oominittoe regarding the t
ropn letter. Ho had never heard of it
until about tho tirao it came out.
Everything this man says," continued s
Governor Foraker, "is as emphatically
also as can be." v " \
Till! UEIIATt:'oN TIliriri'l,Lij. j
Vn KiitortulnliiK IHhcuhsIoii?Wit, lluiunr }
Wisdom. (i
Washington, D. C., Feb. 12.?The I:
rloufle met at IT o'clock this morning in ''
iimtiuuation of yesterday's session. The J
lebate on the proposed code of rules t,
vas continued by Mr. Dockery, of Mis- I
ouri, in tho vein of earnest criticism. a
I'ho proposed rules, ho said, would reieve
Congress of the necessity of relealing
taxation, at leaqt as fur as the
urplus was concerned. Sj
.j.urr mur?f, 01 lunssacuuseus, and Mr.
Lllen, of Michigan, followed Mr. Dockry,
speakiug in support of the rules,
ml at tho conclusion of their remarks P
ho session of Tuesday was ended and s<
hat of Wednesday begun. The journal b
ras approved in the usual manuer, the ai
peaket counting a quorum. Mr. Mc- H
Jreary, of Kentucky; then took tlie floor B
a opposition to the new rules.
Mr. Carutb, of Kentucky, said that ho .0
nd his Democratic colleugues had (lis- ?
overed that "General Parliamentary o
jaw" was an autocrat, was a tyrant, was d
God. The Speaker was omnipotent, s<
et lacking in one of the attributes of ti
Omnipotence-?ho was not the same yesjrday,
to-day and forever. [Laughter.] ,
lo had arisen to protest and he found ^
is protest in tho Record as follows:
"Mr. Oaruth?Mr. Speaker"?[Laugh- fc
?r]. n
(ile^ had felt like tbo member of tbo
ociety of the Stanislaus who "smiled a p
ickly smile and curled up on the floor, ?
nd the subsequent proceedings inter- 'r
sted him no more." [Laughter.] ?
He had come to the conclusion that J.
be Speaker Bbonld be dosed with Col. ^
Iulberry Seller's eyo water externally, i.
iternallyand eternally. [Laughter.]
Mr. Henderson, of Iowa, said that for
tie last few weeks tho country had wit- si
essed scenes unequalled in tho history
f tho Government. Epithets had been
urled broadcast from the other side of .
le chamber on the presiding ollicer. in
language which should havo expelled cl
s users had been uttered and flashed 3C
ver the wires. Gentlemen could d<
ot be called to account for this w
mguagc. To do so would bo to in- to
olve a, trial ' lasting weeks, and pi
?e, tho Republicans, were hero on busiess.
[Applause.] The Speaker, rising
d the situation like a granite mountain, T[
ad met the occasion, and calmlv. crand
V, (lone the duty of the hour." [Aplause
on Republican side.] After one
f the stormy scenes he (Henderson) had tl
eard one gentleman on the Democratic b:
Ide say to another, "Did you hear the m
ebellion ?" Let the gentlemen under- fc
taud hero and now that the northern T
ough-face was an animal of the past, w
Applause.] fc
Between 1,300 and 1,500 persons as- tl
euibled in the House galleries this n
vening'to listen to arguments upon the ci
iropoaed code of rules, and had the ct
ileasure of looking down upon about v,
hirty Representatives. Several mem- it
>ers spoke on both Bides. The House at e>
1 o'clock to-night adjourned, si
tocognization of the Hrnziliau Republic by
tliu United StntcH Senate.
Washington, Feb. 12.?The Senate r
manimously passed tho resolution couratulating
the people of Brazil on tho ~
ormation of a republican form of ^
overnment. The resolution, inviting a
he King of the Hawaiian Islands to it
elect a delegate to the Pan-American h
Jongress, was also passed. At 12:50, d
he Senate went into executive session, s
. 1 * * ? c
PeiiHiouH anil PoHtuuiHtcrfl. 0
pedal Dlfpatch to the Inltlliaencer. p
Washington, D. C., Feb. 12.?West ti
Virginia postmasters appointed to-day: P
3. W. Hatfield, vice A. Stafford, resignid,
at Gilbert, Logan county; D. II.
.'eoples, vice J. M7 Peoples, resigned,
lattle Mills, Tyler county; S. Corbett, ,
inn L. K. White. rpmnvwl Wlnnaw 1
Calhoun county; D. Adkins, vice S.
lerald, resigued, Poppa, Waynocounty.
West Virginia pensions: Originnl in- n
ralid?Elhu Long, Reedy Ripple; James ?
Dictey, Wheeling. Increase?William
>V. Weekley, Middlebourne; Jackson
3hamp, Auburn; James B. Groves, c
jQfthand. Original widows, Ac.?Pan- h
ine, widow of Zachariah McDonald, ti
Remington. _ ^
Supervlnor ot Census.
Ipfclal Dlfpatch to the Intdligaicer.% t;
r?..U m mL T1...M ... t
i. Aoiiu-uiu.1, rcu. i-.?xue rrcBiueni ^
o-day sent to the Senate the name of g
rhos. G. Mann, of Hinton, to be Super- t
risor of Census for the Second district |i
>f West Virginia, composed of the Third *'
ind Fourth Congressional districts.
President Shinn and Secretary Scott of
,ho; State Republican League, leave here
o-morrow night for Clarksburg to at- E
end tho coming convention. I
Tho Compound Lard Bill. I
Washington, D. 0., Feb. 12.?The 0
fclouso Committee on Agriculture to-day
ixod next-Wednesday as the time for
jecinnin^'the hearing upon the Conger
)ill, which puts the manufacturer of Q
ompound lard under license and regu- \
ations, the latter to be enforced by the 4
Internal Revenue Department. It is t
?xj)ected that tho hearing will bo finish>d
in two or three days. t
Powell Claj ton ou tho llaco Question. ^
Boston, Feb. 12.?Hon. William Powell
Olayton, late United States Senator c
from Arkansas, addressed tho Mystic t
Valley Club last evening upon the race 8
question. HiB views upon the subject, '
he said, differ widely from those entertained
by the late Henry W. Grady. I
His idea was to give perfect freedom of 1
action to the negroes in the South in- c
Btead of hamperipg them in many (
directions as at present, and let them (
woik out tho solution of the raco prob- j
lem themselveB. e
During Monday Night'* Storm In Colorml
a l'lcnlc Tnrty'it ^ilvvnturo.
Dbnvkr, Feb. 12.?All trains from tl
east And Bouth wcro delayed by Monde
night's storm from three to twenl
hours. The snow was not heavy, bi
was mixed with sand. Consequently
was impossible to use plows and milt
of track had to be cleared by hand sbo^
ellng. A Snnta Fo freight train wj
wrecked near Pueblo by colliding wit
a box car that had been blown from
Bide track, but no one was soriously ir
jured. A'party of young people livin
in Colorado Springs had a thrilling ai
venture. They left the city for a day'
picnicking in Cheyenne canon. At tli
hour of starting it was likoa June da\
The storm came upon them suddenl,
and grave fears were entertained by thei
friends. Searching parties were out al
aight but without success. Yesterda;
norning word came that they had fount
'ofuge in u ranch building. Several o
ho party sullerod from the exposure bu
lpno of them are in danger. Thi
learchera wero not so fortunate, as sov
jralofthem werj badly 'frostbitten. J
?. Webster, a contractors! Denver, loa
lis life in the blizzard. He had beei
lut in the country on business, aud re
urning home was overcome, sank dowi
n a drift and was frozen to death. I
s not thought the loss to stock will b<
leavy, owing to the short duration o
ho storm.
Lending CitmhriUgo Citizen Doiul.
tpccl'tl Dlt/talch to the Iiitclllociiccr.
Gam hamas, 0., Feb. 12.?James P
irimes, one of the oldest and mosl
>rominent members of the'Cambridge
??.!- " ! '
f| uiuu hud u veiling aut'r a nvo uays'
lluess of vertii;o. IIo wna born in Faytto
county, Pennsylvania, in 1821, and
mil been a practicing lawyer here fot
arty-llvo yeais. He was".postmaster,
uayor and justice of the peace at varius
times and lour times prosecuting atorney
for Guernsey county; a staunch
te publican, an enterprising citizen and
practitioner noted for fidelity, indusry
and honesty. The funeral will occur
School llullriliiK Dedicated. ,
xclal Dltpatch to the Iutcltluinccr.
Steubunyillk, 0., Feb. 12.-?Steubenille
this afternoon dedicated, with apropriate
exercises, the new and handjine
brick and stone Lincoln school
uilding. A. C. Lewis, Esq., made the
jdress. Remarks were also made by
Ion. John F. Oliver, President of the
The new building was built at a cost
f $10,000, the ground costing about
3,000 more. Economical management
f the school funds allowed this to be
one without any extra levy. The
jhools here are in a prosperous condion,
flltfirl? .
xcial Dispatch to the Intelligencer.
Charleston*, \V. Va., Feb. 12.?The
Mowing delegates will leave here tolorrow
moruinir to attend the third
anual meeting of the State League of
.epublican clubs at Clarksburg: J. S.
[cDonald, John F. Rowan, M. B. Weber,
.. F. Gibbens, S. C. Bardett, Steele
[awkine. C. H. Payne, Jas. S. Atkinson,
hannon Brannen, James M. Goddard.
. H. Mahone, A. Burlaw and Dell
Sentenced to the 1'un.
)cclalDl*}>aleh to the ItdcUiycnctr.
Steuben* ville, 0., Feb. 12. ? John
eeney and William Scliooley; under
idictment for stealing a gold watch and
lain from John Doolau, on December
), 1888, in Bill Walker's place bore, toly
withdrew their plea of not guilty,
hereupon Judge Hancesentenced them
i two years apiece in tho Columbus
lie CronLn Jury Bribers Withdraw Tholr
Original "Plea.
Chicago, Feb. 12.?When the case of
?e men indicted for attempting to
ribe the Cronin iury was called this
lorning, before Judge Waterman, tbe
tur remaining defendants plead guilty,
he court called them up and told them
hat they were liable to in case ho entrced
the full penalty of the law, but
lat he would hear evidence to deterline
what mitigating or aggravating ciramstances
there were. They were acDrdingly
called into the box and the
\>rk of seeming the jury begun. Public
itereBt in tbe case has generally lessend
since the flight of Graham, w"ho is
apposed to have been near tho head of
ae conspiracy to corrupt the jury.
otter I'almor Sued for 815,000 lfor It#
Lock in Illtt Hotel.
Chicago, Feb. 12.?Francis Duffy, n
few York newspaper advertising solid>?.
oitnil P--,t fr,- ? ? t iM r Ann .1
St, uuwu 1UUU1 X U1U1CI ?UI Cltf,UUU UUII1ges
yesterday for the loss of his overcoat,
, being stolen from a peg in the Palmer
,ouse billiard room. 'Fifteen thousand
ollars for an overcoat looks like a big
urn, but it is not the loss of the overoat
that the advertising man complains
f so much. He says that in one of the
ocketa was a list of newspaper adverisers
with their ratings?the most coinleto
in this country?and that it was
tolen. He sues more for its loss, placing
a value at $15,000.
h Now Heard Whoro Yet?t?rday vras the
Hunting Ground of the Sioux IndL tun.
Pierre,. S. D.,. Feb. 12.?ThiB afteroon
Colonel Tasten, in command of the
military at Ft. Pierre, n?CCI ?edan official
olegram from the War Department offl
ially announcing the President's procimation,
opening the Sioux reservaion,
and that the military forces should
o withdrawn.
Fullv 5.000 Tioonln wnro in "'n?'1
bat went over the line, and to-nighl
bey are camped over what waa yesteray
tbe home anc| hunting ground of the
iioux nation. To-ni^ht for a radius ol
wenty-five miles can almost everywhere
ie heard the sound of the saw and the
l?o Law nml Order Lenguo.
Boston, Feb. 12.?L. Edwin Dudley,
ecretary of the Citizens' Law and Orde!
ieagueof the United States, announcee
bat the eighth annual meeting of the
jeague will be bold in Toronto, Oat.,
n tbe 22nd, 23rd and 24th inst.
Mr. Blaine haa resumed bis official
iThe House Committee on Tenritoriei
decided to repbrt favorably the bill
o admit Wyoming as a State.
A volcanic eruption in Japan lifted ofl
he top of Mount Zoo. Only one life wai
ost, but $3,500,000 worth of property
yas destroyed.
A general strike is threatened through
mtthe Alabama coal region involvinj
housands of miners, and may cause tbt
hutting down of fifteen or twenty bias!
Douglass Green, the New York stocli
>roker who was married to Mrs. Snel
UcOrea, daughter .of the murdered Chi
ago millionaire, under scandalous cir
mmstances, resigned from his firu
[Green & Bateman) at the request of hii
jartnere because ho refused to deny th<
] business aim
|y In Which Millionaire Snell1
y Daughter is Involved,
is To Hct'Whllo lio has a AVI IV, Living
^ Tho Couple Sail for Kuropo?Intl[.
mutton That Ho Ih Insane?A.
S Very TtuercHting Story,
e New York, Fob. 12.?Wall street wa
r? to*day agitated by one of tho greatee
^ social scandals which has visited it it
I some years. A local paper to-day pub
y liahed a sensational Btory from tin
j Hygeia Hotel, at Old Point Comfort
t The heroine of tho Btory was Mrs. Alic<
0 Snell McCrea, daughter of the murderei
millionaire Snell, of Chicago, who re
cently procured a divorco from her hus
J band. Tho hero was Douglass Green, i
. member of tho well known banking
1 iirm of Gieen & Bateman, at No. 51
1 Broadway, this city.
j The gist of tho Btory is that Mrs. McCrea
and Mr. Green, tho latter beiup
also a guest of the hotel, suddenly concluded
to get married, and after some
difficulty in getting a licence, were
. actually married on Monday last by a
I colored clergyman, tho brido insisting
l upon that point.
j Tho couple then left Old Point Comfort
and came on to this city, where
Mrs. McCrea had been living for aomo
' time at No. 135 West Ninety-third street.
She gave up ihis house on going South,
and on their return bho wont to, tho 8t.
James Hotel, aud Green went to his
quarters, at. the Barcelona flats. Mrs.
Green regiBte^d iindv her old name.
When Green's doiugs reached the
ears of other members of his firm. then*
was a lively time, duo to tho fact that
Green has a wife already, from whom ho
was not divorced, and several children.
Ho had, they declared, been acting
queerly of late, and thoy thought his
mind was unbalanced, lie was given
one day in which to deny the report of
his marriage with tho widow, and as ho
did not do it his retirement from the
Qrm was demanded. To this ho assented,
and to-day his retirement was announced
publicly in the Stock Exchange.
Tho scandal, which by this time had
become knovvn on tho street, created a
lively sensation, as Green was widely
and favorably known. Tho fact that
he has beenjjuilty of deliberate bigamy
leads his friends to believe him mentally
unsound. His first wife is a niece of the
Governor of New Hampshire, and is
now living in Connecticut. He separated
from her about three years aso, and
she received a weekly allowance. She
was informed to-day of, her husband's
Green's friends yesterday afternoon
concluded to have bis meutal condition
inquired into, and engaged Gen. Roger
A. Pryor to take charge of the matter.
When Green was sought this morning it
was found that he had flown with his
new bridft. Hfl hrmrilnH tho tZuvmnr*
steamer Lahn late last evening and the
couple sailed thia morning for Europe.
Green had got wind of the lunacy proceedings.
Although his finances arc
probably in a baa way, the Chicago
widow has about a million and a half
in her own name.
A Myatery About a Man Found Lying Under
n Troo.
Nyack, N. Y., Feb. 12.?Two men on
their way to a train, at 5 o'clock yesterday
morning, heard groans, and upon
investigating found a man, unknown by
anyone here, lying under a large tree
with no apparel on except a portion of
an undergarment.
The stranger was unconscious and apparently
nearly frozen. He was taken
to a warm room, and in a. couple ^of
hour* recovered coneciousness. He is a
German about 35 years old, heavy built,
and wearing a light mustache. His
hair is newly cut and his face clean
Several hours afterward the man revived
and said his name was Matthew
Iioflmau, that he came from Philadelphia
to New York, and from that city to
Nyack. When asked where his clothes
were, he said he took them off Monday
night alongside a stream and lay down
to sleep. A search kept up nearly all
day has failed to reveal the whereabouts
of the man's clothing, aud the case is
shrouded in mystery.
The man's hands aro soft, and plainly
he has done no hard work with them.
He is very reticent, and it is believed
, there is a story back of the case. The
man is held by the authorities until
something can be learned concerning
; him.
rsu nnanges iuuuo la Lawu Tennis Rules.
Sears' Sclmino.
New York, Feb. 12.?The action of the
National Lawn Tennis Association on A.
D. Sear's proposed change in rules has
1 just been given out. The defeat of the
amendment to cut off the rest while playing
matches is not considered by all to
be a good thing for the game, as it is
i likely, had the amendment passed, that
Mr.* Sears, who haf almost entirely re.
covered from the injury that caused his
withdrawal from match play, would be
in the tight for the championship this
I year. The secret of success of Ex-Cham
plon Bears in playing tennis, according
. to the be Jt authority, nas been his cleverness
in running his opponent out of wind,
and, had his amendment been adopted,
I he might have regained the championship.
The rule iB a great assistance to
L many New Yorkers, notably Campbell.
- Eastern clubs nearly all favored the pro
poBed amendment, while the New York
> and Western .clubs were against it.
t The definition of an amateur was not
i changed.
An Exciting Situation?Ail the Women to be
Lathrop, Mo., Feb. 12.?The situation
i here is exciting and the women's cruBade
1 agaiust the saloons, the only subject ol
1 conversation. One of the Baloon men
whose places was'.demoliahed, has filed
an affidavit charging the seventy-five
women who participated in the crusade
with riotous conduct and confiscation ol
private property. The Prosecuting At|
torney has been asked to resign, but he
L refuses and says he will issue warrants
for the arrest of everybody as fast as the
f affidavits are filed.
! The Woodruff FaUure.
New York, Feb. 12.?To-day it is es?
. timated that the liabiHtifm nf ih? firm ni
: Franklin, Woodruff & Co., which (ailed
I yesterday, will be about $500,000 with
nominal assets enough to more than
cover that amount.
Got Off Cheaply.
St. Paul, Feb. 12.-Miss Tart, ol
White Bear Lake, will get $2,000 from
Dr. Roan, of St. Paul, because the do&
tor wouldn't marry her after bavin;
promised to do so.
Take n Trump Over tlio Lino of tho W.
II. A T. It. Company'* Work,
i Tho Board of Commissioners mot yess
torday morning and proceeded to tako a
tramp ovor tho lino of tho Wheeling
Bridgo and Terminal itallway Company,
? in this city, for tho purposo of ascer"
Uining by a personal inspection junt
how much work has beon dono by the
c. company, previous to paying over to it ]
the fourth installment of $50,000 of
tho county's subscription of $300,000
to tho capital stock of the company.
Tho members wont to
North Wheeling via tho street car
route. Arriving at tho Top mill they
s took a look at tho bridgo pjpra and that
I portion of tho superstructure already in
place and then climbing tho hill tramped
through the tunnels and over tho Penin- v
* sula, andarouud tho creek bank to tho a
) mouth of tho hit? GhanHim hill timnnl r
, near Whitaker's mill. Thuy arrived
thoro at 12:30 pretty well tired out and 1
with theirloweroxtremitie8 covered with J1
1 mud. Thoy were well satUiiel in their t(
own rninda that the company has spout ri
. enough to justify the Board in awarding t(
the ?50,000 aa per ordinance, but na a v
matter of form the resolution adopted ^
? authorizing tho Finance Committee to
' pay the mouey over has a proviso that ^
the usual statements shall lirst be re*
ceived from President Cochran, Chief Bt
Eugineer Job Abbott nud County En* n'
' gineer Smith. c(
. . ai
i Hoard of Directors Choncn. b;
1 A genoral meeting of tho stockholders J}j
of the recently incorporated "Title In- di
suranco and Abstract Company,- of w
Wheeling" was held last evening at tho Rr
Mutual Savings Bank, No. 1315 Market .
street, at which tho following named *n
gentlomen were elected a Board of Di* bt
rectors: Messrs. Alfred Caldwell, Will- Kf
iam V. Iloiie, William B. Sim peon, Bf'
Georgo E. Boyd, Chorlea H. Collier,
Georgo B. Caldwell, Peebles Tatum,
Frank P. McNeil and Alex. Mitchell. 8P
The Board will meet this afternoon at
4 o'clock, at tho Bame place, to organize Di
and transact olher business. This new
company, which promises, by tho way, JJ1
to be a very popular ouo, starts otF very
auspiciously. Tho work it has in contemplation
is already under wav.
* ba
Mr. George Konnnn Given Ills View of the Jji
Story?It Is Probably True." qij
Chicago, Feb. 12.?Mr. Geo. Kennan,
i.J. o?i--?? ? ' . t\.
ncu auunu oiuuriHii traveler anu v
writer, who is now delivering a series of
lectures in this city on the Russian penal 8p(
system, was asked in regard to the dis- co
patch from Paris yesterday, detailing the
outrages to Mine. Sihida by a prison
official at Kara and the distressing train
of events which followed. Ho said that
the dispatch bore the impress of truthfulness.
''Paris contains a large number
of Russian refugees and they have meanri
of communicating with the penal settle- jv
ment that no other persons have. Tho .
Yakutsck massacre came out through ,
tho refugees in Paris and it is evident
that the persons who wrote tho dispatches
knew something about the loca- }
tion of tho prisons at Kara. I have been .
there and know that tho male and
female prisons are some distanco apart.
I never met tho ladies mentioned, but
I knew of Mme. Kayalafakaya and have a'
heard of Mme. Sihida. I will undoubtedly
hear something about this matter
in a few days, but at present I know
only whst I see in tho dispatches. a J
"Some officer might have been present mi
who did not approve of the outrage and ch;
told some of the prisoners about it. Then
some of the women may have seen it
and sent word to Paris. Such outrages
never can be covered up. They are Ml
bound to get out some way. There are sin
700 or 800 male prisoners at Kara, and sit
some el them manage to convey in for- Tli
raation to their friends at Paris or else- ho
nuvici IIU
Prevent* a Panic Among Hundred* of Chll(Iron
In, nu Anylum. ar,1
New York, Feb. 12.?Fire was discovered
shortly after 8 o'clock this morning
in a garret over the fourth floor of sp
the Roman Catholic Orpan Asylum on ch
Fifth avenue, opposite the Yanderbilt Pa
mansion. There are 414 orphan boys Cc
between the ages of 5 and 13 in the asy- ta^
lum under the charge of twenty-six sis- fj?
ters of charity. The children had just y1
finished their breakfast and had taken
their seats in the several class rooms ?u
when Mother Mary Martin learned of
the outbreak of the lire. She at once
sounded the alarm used in the fire drill
in the asylum and aided by the other
sisters, marshalled all the children in orderly
tiles from a'l the class rooms down iai
to the Madison avenue entrance, where p(
they were in perfect safety. The chil- eq
dren knew nothing of the presence of hi
fire in the building until they had left it th
and heard the clangor of the fire engines
hurrying to the asylum. The fire was m
soon put out. Damage $10,000.
Several of tlie Primmer* Gullty-The Third th
Trial landed. pi
Baltimore, Feb. 12.?The jury in the Be
third Navassa trial, after being locked el
up all night, brought in a verdict this J*1
morning. As to the killing of Samuel 0
Marsh, the jury finds Edward Smith
guilty of murder in the first degree and
Charles H. Smith, Charles H. Davis, ro
Steve Peters, A1 Jones, James li. Robin- la,
son, James Phillips, Amos Lee, James
Johnson, Cie3ar Fisher, Henry Jones
and Edmund Francis, guilty of manslaughter;
George S. Key, Jim Tasker, ci
Moses Williams, Norman Wooster and
Ed. Woodfork, not guilty.
Key and Henry Jones have been pre- df
viously found guilty of murder in the *?
first degree in these cases, and some of a
the other defendants have already been
adjudged guilty of manslaughter.
Tliat Is Puzzling Uullroad nnd Xewnpnper cc
Circled in New York. cc
New York, Feb. 12,?All efforts to bi
learn what is to be done with the great ^
trust charter obtained from the last
Connecticut Legislature have so far
proved fruitless. The report now comes
that it iB to be utilized in the formation bt
of a great railway trust to include the U]
Dayton, Union & Indianapolis, the Cincinnati,
Hamilton & Dayton and other
connecting roads in Indiana and Ohio, 10
with a mileage of something les3 than P1
, 2,000 miles.
Russell Sage last night refused to give
> any information or to either affirm or
ilonv ttm ntnrv Mo ooiH lin #>Xnl.l ?
J u?..? ?,a wuiu Dii_y
nothing at present, but wonld be pleased B
to give information on the subject in a T(
day or two. ^
Maltr?nted llorStun Clillfl. at
New York, Feb. 12.?The Society for Ji1
, the Prevention of Cruelty to Children
will endeavor to prevent the return of the w
little 6-year-old child May Collins, to her
1 stepmother, Mr?. Hannah CollinH, of 34
Greenwich fctreot. It is claimed that in
Mm. Collins maltreated the little one in
a shocking manner. in
? gi
Killed by a Train.
[ Davknport, Ia., Feb. 12.?During the
{ night 8. D. Welling, of Des Moines, was
killed by being run over. His body was M
found near litis hotel on the railroad
\ track. At one time ho was bookkeeper
in the offices of the Dea Moines lleyiitcr, Fi
Gots Two Years for his Rash
Action in Entering Franco
llanlshlng Pretender* to tho Throne.
An Exciting Scene In Court?'The
Duke HpcnkN In his Own lie*
half? Oilier Foreign News.
Paris, Fob. 11!.?Tho Duko of Orleans
on of tho Couut and Couutcsa of Paris,
fho caiue to Paris last week with the
vowod intention of enlisting in the
'reuch army, and who was then arL'Hted
on tho chargo of violntin^ tho
iw exiling from Franco all pretenders
) tho French throne, was again arligned
before tho Tribunal of tho Sieno
Hlay. IIo was adjudged guilty of
iolating tho law and was sentenced to
vo years imprisonment."
Before judgment was announced tho
uko addressed tho court on his own
L'half. Ho said: *'I catno to France to
irvo an a common soldier. 1 havo
othing to do with polities. which ouly
mcerns my father, whoso obedient son
id faithful servant 1 am. 1 knew that
y ontoring Ffanco I rendered mysel
ible to tho law, but that knowledge
d not stop mo. I lovo my country and
ish to servo her. I am guilty of no
Tho Duke will bo allowed to remain
tho prison for a few weeks before
ilng removed to jail. Tho government
anta liitn this privilege in order to
ve him an opportunity to appeal from
eBentenco of tho court.
The court room wan crowded with
ectatore, who had gathored to watcli
e proceedings against tho young
nke, When the prisoner was arraigned
o crowd broke out with loud cries for
o army, the Duke of Orleans and the
jpublic. They became so deinonstra e
that the gendarmes wero compelled
clear the room. Upon being taken
ck to his cell the Duke drew back tho
rtain which covers the window and
luted the crowd. The people wero
iperaed by the police in an orderly
During the hearing in tho court the ,
ike of Orleans asked his counsel not to
fend him. He said he had learned in
ile to honor the magistracy and react
ita decision. If condemned by the
art ho was sure of acquittal at the
nds of 200,000 conscripts of his class,
10 were more fortunate than ho had
on, and who were able to serve their
untrv. When the public prosecutor
i?MiI Hint. M... .i
r, ?.... ...v ounv II .iO UllUUUUlCUiy
llty and that ho had been taken jlumte
delictu, there were murmurajn the
dience and the President threatened
elear the court. The counsel for tho
fondant declared that the Duke's act
is tho result of a generous impulse
d would be an honor to him throught
his life. He hoped .that in the hour
danger France would have many such
ildren to defend her.
fount; Woman Shoot* a Member of Parliament
Who Wronged Her.
London, Feb..12.?Elizabeth Vincent,
'oung and attractive woman, was remded
at Richmond to-day on the
arge of attempting to murder Lewis
mry Isaacs, member of Parliament for
iwington Walworth, in October last.
*. Isaacs seduced Miss Vincent when
b was only fifteen years of age and has
ice allowed her 400 pounds a year.
io prisoner inveigled Isaacs into her'
use aud then ordered him to sign a
tuber of checks. He refused, whereion
she shot him in the arm. Tho
1 let was not removed and in conseence
of the wound Mr. Isaac's lingers
) paralyzed. y
The Timett-Purnvll ltoport.
London, Feb. 12.?The report of tho
ecial commission to investigate the
arges made by the Times against tho
rnellito members of the House of
unmons, will probably bo laid on tho
jle in the House to-morrow. Tho rort
is . practically unanimous, though
idge Day who differs with Presiding
istico llannen and Judge Smith on
e or two points, will deliver a separate
Tho SoclnliHtH Wont Strike.
Berlin, Feb. 12.?Owing to the reripts
recently issued by Emperor Willin
to Prince Bismarck and Baron Von
srlepsch, Prussian Minister of Comeice.in
regard to the labor-question,and
s Majesty's censures of the doings of
o political police, the socialists have
ithdrawn their decision to organize a
riversal labor strike in May.
Mr. Morley'n Proportion.
London, Feb. 12.?Earl Derby writes
at he does not object to Mr. Morley's
oposal to allow peers who resign their
ats in the House of Lords to become
igible in tho House of Commons, but
,eso peers should be allowed to return
the House of Lords if they desire.
The American S<iuullron.
Pauis, Feb. 12.?Tho American squadn
of evolution arrived at Villefrauche
at night.
Lincoln'* lilrtliilny In New York.
New Youk, Feb. 12.?The Republican
lub at Delmonico's to-night commentated
the 81st anniversary of the birthly
of Abraham Lincoln. It was the
urth annual celebration and there was
very large gathering of members.
At Chicago.
Chicago, Feb. 12.?Three thousand
sople to-night, at Central Music Hall
ilebrated the birthday of Abraham Lin
>ln. Hon. John M. Thurston, of No
aaka, was the orator of the evening
ounds of applause wero repeatedly
icited by his eloquent delivery.
At Columbun.
Columbd8, 0., Feb. 12.?Tho Lincoln
mquet, the third annual banquet,
ider tho auspices of tho Ohio Kepublin
League, occurred to-night and was
rgeiy,nttendeu by distinguished Relblicans
from Ohio and other StateB.
A llonmrknlile Gnthorliig.
Lima, 0., Feb. 12.?-The religious con ntion
which has been in progress at
luflton, this county, closed last night.
, was the most remarkable gathering of
3 kind ever assembled in Ohio, and tho
tendance was of a most peculiar srct,
jing a collection of Faith Cure and
hrislian Scientist believers.
ittflburch, Went Virginia and l?ottn Valley
Richmond, Va., Feb. 12.?A bill wiib
itroduceu in the Legislature to-day to
corporate the Pittsburgh, West Virnia
and Potts Valley railroad with a
ipital stock of $10,000,000.
PUFF?At Bridgeport. Ohio, on WednoKday
even I ok. lebruary 12. 1SW, nt 10 o'clock
LULU, daughter of Juliti W. amlJaiio ctuu'
aged 4 yearn, 0 months and 27 days. '
uneral notice hereafter.

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