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Gladstone's Cabinet.
London, February 3.—The new cabinet
is officially announced as billows :
Prime Minister and First Lord
Lord High Chancellor—Sir Farrer Her
Lord President of the Council—Earl
Home Secretary—Mr. H. C.H. Childers.
Secretary for Foreign Affaire—Earl
Rose berry.
Secretary for the Colonies—Earl Gran
Secretary for India—Earl Kimberly.
Secretary tor War—.Mr. H. Campbell
Chancellor of the Exchequer—Sir
William Vernon Harcourt.
First Lord of the Admiralty—The
Marquis of Kipon.
President of the Local Government
Board—Mr. J. C. Chamberlain.
Secretary for Scotland—Mr. G.G. Trevel
President of the Board of Trade— A. J.
Chief Secretary for Ireland—Mr. John
The following appointments have been
made under the new administration:
Lord Steward of the Queen's House
hold—Earl Sidney.
Patronage Secretary—Mr. Arnold Morley.
Attorney General—Mr. Clias. Russell.
The composition of the new cabinet has
caused great surprise. It is thought to
show' marks of a compromise.
The Mandat'd says : Gladstone, iu form
ing his cabinet, has made the best of a
bad situation. The members are men of
undoubted ability. The selection of Earl
Rose berry for the post of Secretary for
Foreign Affairs was the liest that could be
made and promises well for the goodwill
of Germany. The appointments most
likely to elicit criticism are those of Sir
William Vernon Harcourt and Mr. John
London, February 4.—The Liberals and
Conservatives changed sides on the meet
ing of the House of Commons to-day. In
the House writs were moved for the re
election of the members who had been ap
pointed to office by Gladstone, except in
the case of John Morley, Chief Secretary
for Ireland.
Gladstone's Irish Policy.
London, February 4.— Mr. Gladstone
has issued his address to the electors of
Midlothian. In it he says there are three
questions concerning Irelanil which de
mand the attention of Parliament—the
question of social order, the question of
land reform and the question of sell- !
government. The desire for sell-govern- ;
ment, he says, must necessarily be subject ■
to the law of imperial unity. The govern- j
ment hopes to lind a safer and more effec- I
tive method than coercion for a remedy of !
the social troubles.
The Daily News interprets the manifesto !
to mean that Mr. Gladstone intends to deal |
with the Irish questions in the order in
which he has mentioned them, It thinks
that the scheme will secure the unanimous
support of the Liberals, while the Con
servatives cannot with decency oppose and
will almost certainly support measures for
the establishment of order and the reform
of the land laws. The News adds that if
Mr. Parnell really has the welfare of his
country at heart he will have an oppor
tunity to evince his patriotism, but if he
obstructs the completion of Mr. Gladstone's
scheme, Parliament will turn a ready ear
to the proposal of coercive measures.
Mr. John Morley 's opponent in the re- ,
cent Parliamentary election at Newcastle j
is preparing to contest the seat at the com- j
iug election.
Mr. Chamberlain in his election address
says be hopes to devote his attention to
the land question. He is willing to sup
port any just and reasonable proposal to
settle the Irish question in accordance
with the desires of the people, subject to
the supremacy of the crown iu Ireland and
the integrity of the empire.
of the
Irish Affairs.
London, February 7. —Mr. Redmond, a
Nationalist member of Parliament, in a
speech in Monaghan to-day, urged Irish
men to restrain their violent feelings and
not to hamper the new government which,
he said, would take immediate steps to
stop evictions.
The appointment of Mr. Broadhurst as
Under Home Secretary has caused a sen- j
satiou iu political circles, that gentleman 1
being the first workingman that has ever {
risen to the ministry. The appointment is
taken as an indication that it is Mr. Glad- ;
stone's intention to rely upon the masses |
against the influences ol the aristocracy.
Hostility of the Whigs to Mr. Gladstone
is intended. The Liberal clubs are divided I
in opinion ou the subject ol reform, the
Devonshire disapproving of the appoint
ment, and the National Liberal enthusi
Irish Land Question.
N, February 5. —Archbishop Croke
of the scheme to buy out the
Irish landlords. The archbishop believes
that the tentai of the whole of Ireland is
under £7,000,000; further, that as an Irish
tenantry will not accept the scheme giving
the landlords anything like a twenty
years' purchase, that estimate, he thinks,
of £160,000,000 is too high. He believes
that the present imperial expenditure iu
Ireland ot £4,000,005 is ample to meet the
interest on the funds required to purchase
the land.
dream of
The Irish leaders do not ask for
n, only fair play. They do not
separating from England.
Death of Father Keller.
h r. Lot is, February 5.—Private dis
patches were received here to-day lrom
Rome announcing the death of Rev. Joseph
F. Keller, assistant to the general of the
Jesuit order. Father Keller was born in
Havana in 1827 but was brought to this
city wheu a child anci received his early
education here. He joined the Jesuit
order in 1844, was ordained priest iu Cin
cinnati by Archbishop Purcell in 1853,
after which he became a teacher in Cin
cinnati at Beardstown aud also at the
University iu this city. Subsequently he
was made Provincial of Maryland. He was
twice appointed representative to the
general convention of the order at Rome
and 1'or the past two years he has served as
assistant to the General in Rome for all
English speaking countries iu the world.
Killed a Drummer.
New Yobk, February 9. —Samuel F. j
Thompson, a traveling salesman, had a ;
quarrel early this morning on Greenwich |
avenue with Alexander Slater, a bartender.
Slater struck Thompson on the top of the
head with his clenched list, felling him to
the sidewalk. In the fall Thompson's
skull was fractured, aud he died in the
station house shortly after. Slater said
Thompson struck him on the head in the
saloon with a billiard cue, and that he
only retaliated wheu they reached the j
street. Thompson was in the cotton busi
ness formerly and had a fortune of $300,- j
000, but lost it all iu speculation.

London Hint.
London, February 8.—The starving
mechanics of London to-day held a mass
: meeting on Trafalgar Sqaare, around the
; Nelson monument, and it resulted in a
I riot, which was finally sûppressed by the
On its way to Hyde Park, the front of
the mob made an efi'ort to enter the war
office, but turned away when a sentinel at
the entrance confronted intruders with his
i bayonet.
Conspicuous among the buildings at
tacked by the mob was those occupied by
the Devonshire Club and that occupied as
a residence by Arnold Morley, the newly
appointed Patronage Secretory. The police
along the route to Hyde Park were brushed
out of the w ay by the rioters as so many
men of straw', and many of the officers
were terribly whipped for their inter
! Several faction fights have already taken
place among the riotors and a furious mob
is now, (7 p. m.,) marching through St.
James ami Picadilly streets on their way
to Hyde Park to hold a meeting. The
mob is cursing the authorities, attacking
shops, sacking saloons, getting drunk and
smashing windows.
London, February 8.—At» midnight the
police reports concurred in stating that
never before in the present generation has
such a disturbance occurred in London
with so little loss of blood. Some of the
officials declare that upw ards of fifty thous
and men must have been rioting for at
least six hours, with absolute possession of
every thoroughfare they chose to invade,
yet no life is reported taken. Had the
police been strong enough to attack the
mob at any point there might have been
terrible records made. At midnight every
thing was pretty much as it was during
the day and the whole thing apjtears to
have been a sort of nightmare. While it
lasted the city was thoroughly excited.
The mob, essentially Irish, made frightful
demonstrations, which were not resented,
and the participants went to lied at the
usual time. According to later estimates
15,000 persons engaged in the Trafalgar
Square demonstration. Two-thirds of the
crowd were bonatide unemployed working
men, and the remainder socialists. There
were frequent collisions between the two
sections not in accord. The working men
took no part in the riotous acts that fol
lowed the meeting at Trafalgar Square.
The Socialists, aroused to fury by the vio
lent tirades of the speakers Jin the Square,
created a three hour's reign of terror.
Jewelry shops were broken into and their
contents carried ofi' by the mob. Carriages
containing ladies were stopped on the
streets and the occupants forced to alight
when some of the rioters entered the vehi
cles and drove at the head of the crowd.
The mob swept through the streets shout
ing, "smash windows ! Let's get inside the
shops.'' All decently attired persons who
encountered the rioters were maltreated.
Wearers of silk hats met with particularly
rough usage.
The police were powerless at first but
ultimately succeeded in restoring order by
breaking up the ranks of the rioters into
small squads. The military were kept
under arms all the evening.
London, February 9. —Hyndman, presi
dent of the Democratic Federation, dis
claims any responsibility for the actions of
the mob yesterday. He predicts that
trouble of very serious proportions will en
sue if the distress existing among the :
working people is not soon relieved. A |
man will not starve forever, he says, and if
the authorities refuse to help them, then
they must not be surprised if force is re
they must not be surprised if force is re
sorted to to procure bread.
The roughs are taking advantage of the
fog to assemble in various parts of West
End. They are bold and impudent. One
gang attempted to stop a carriage contain
ing members of the nobility, who were on
their way to the St. James palace to attend
a levee given by the Prince of Wales. A
force of police was at hand, however, who
drove back the crowd and dispersed them.
London, February 9. —Sparling, a Social
ist lender, in an interview in relation to
the part taken by the Socialists in the
demonstration yesterday, said that while
he did not approve of rioting still he could
not but rejoice at an event which showed
that society was insecure. In regard to
the stone throwing at the C'arltou Club,
Sparling said the members of that body
had brought the attack upon themselves
by appearing at the widows and laughing
and jeering at the mob. In explanation of
the rough treatment to which a lady had
been subjected by the rioters, he said her
carriage had been stopped because the lady
was heard to order her coachman to "drive
over those dogs.'' The mob, Sparling said,
selected and attacked shops which exhi
bited royal arms.
London, February 9.—3:30 p. m.—By 3
o'clock the mob at Trafalgar Square was
estimated at 10,000 strong. The majority
of this great throng is composed of loafers
and roughs of the worst class. Large
numbers of policemen are present, but
their efforts to control the turbulence of
the mob have so far proved unavailing.
They have been unable to clear the streets,
and traffic for the time being is brought to
a standstill. The spirit of the mob to-day
is distinctly aggressive. Every carriage
which comes within reach of the rioters
is at once surrounded and its occupants
hooted, hissed and insulted. During the
early part of the afternoon a gorgeous
equipage was driven near the mob, when
some one said turn out. It was the Lord
Mayor's, aud the rioters at once made a
rush for it, seemingly determined to tear
the vehicle to pieces and tramp its occu
pants to death. The police, however, by a
vigorous charge rescued the equipage and
its occupants and got them to a place of
The mob at present is sirnplj' a tremen
dous mass of uneducated human savages.
Nothing, it would seem, but want of some
popular leader prevents the mob from ex
erting its strength in some organized move
ment which might bring about the most
disastrous result
the police charged the mob twice in full
force for the purpose ot breaking it up
aud driving the fragments from Trafalgar
Square, but both efforts were absolutely
futile. The mob would yield a little at
the point of attack, but bulge out in some
other direction. The police could not sur
round it or break it. Each failure of the
police was greeted by the vast assemblage
with cheers and veils.
At this hour the rioters are getting en
raged at the frequent repetitions of hos
tility, and the temper of the mob is per
ceptibly risiug. Thousands of men are
pouring down to the scène, and all the
pavements, in the vicinity of Trafalgar
Square are lined with excited men, the
rows on either side of the streets beii.g no
less than six men deep.
4:30 p. m.—The increasing gravity of
the situation .finally alarmed the authori
During the afternoon j
ties and they put forth all their energies j
to suppress the incipient riot. The police
at Traialgar Square have beeu enormously
increased and are prepared lor a well de
fined and exhaustive assault. This, after
a long struggle, resulted iu pushing the
mol» into the side streets, and thus split
ting it up. The police followed up their
work and drove each fragment ot the
broken mob until its elements were dissi
pated iu the alleyways aud byways ol the
town. Every preeauction has been taken
to prevent a reassemblage of the mob.
Many of the rioters have been arrested.
Somu of these were fined and discharged,
others have been remanded lor trial, while
a number have been sentenced to impris
onment for various offenses.
London, February 10. —News has just
been received in the city that a mob of
roughs which had assembled at Deptford
are marching towards the city and they
are smashing windows and w recking the
fronts of houses along the route. A panic
prevails among the residents of a portion
of the city which the mob is likely to
traverse, and the shopkeepers are closing
their establishments. Police and troops
; are in readiness to prevent the mob from
j assuming the proportions of that of Mon
i (lay and from committing similar excesses,
The Deptsford mob has leached Hope
1 Exchange in Southwark, nearly five miles
' the starting point of the march. The mob
hdfe been enormously increased by constant
! accessions during its progress north. All
the shops along the route are closed. 1 he
destination of the Deptsford rioters seems
to be Trafalgar Square. The mo ) is rest-!
\ ing in Southwark between the Loudon
bridge and Blackfriars bridge, and the po
lice have been ordered to secure possession
of all bridges crossing the river Thames
and to resist all attempts on the part ot
the mob to cross. The police at this hour
hold all bridge approaches and are pre
paring to resist the attack.
The authorities have warned all trades
men doing business in the Strand, Cockspur
street, Fall Mali and Regent street to ex
pect disorder to-night, and to immediately
close their shops and take steps to protect
their property. West End already has a
funeral appearance. The Deptsford mob
on its way towards the Thames swung
through New Kent road and Newington
causeway. They sacked several shops along
the way. They stopped at the mammoth
establishment of Wm. Tarn & Go. This
establishment covers ground from and in
eluding No. 5 to No. 21 on Kent road and
165 to 173 Newington causew'ay, and is
devoted to trade in linen, silk, men and
women's clothes, boots and shoes, carpets,
ironware, bedding, furniture, etc. The
building was under police protection, but
the mob overran the officers, sacked the
store, and when they retired left the build
ing badly wrec ked.
4:30 p. m.—The estimate heretofore made
of the losses inflicted by the mob on Mon
day appears to have been greatly too small.
The official estimate places the amount of
damage at 8400,000.
6 p. m.—The mol» has dispersed, hut the
streets are thronged. No conflict with the
authorities has yet occurred.
immediately two of the party sprung in
J c j t- b _
to u Tree.
A Texas Desperado Hung
Pakts, Texas, February 9. —At one
o'clock yesterday morning amounted posse
of nearly 100 masked men suddenly ap
peared in front of the jail iu this (Lamar)
county. While the cavalcade remained
mounted a dozen of the party dismounted
and knocked lor admittance at the front
door. Jailer Baldwin opened the door and
side. Baldwin showed tight and fired his
revolver, but tho men knocked his arm np
and then choked him until he grew black
in the face. They then broke open the
cell and the mob seized R. T. Garrett, the
wounded desperado who killed Deputy
Sheriff Clay Davis. They dragged him
through the jail, placed him iu a wagon
which was waiting outside and marched to
the timber three-quarters of a mile distant
where Garrett was strung up to a tree.
His body was found dangling from a
common halter in the morning. The vigi
lantes prepared the attack with great care.
Guards were placed on every street leading
to the jail. The jailer's wife rang the
alarm bell. Many citizens tried to reach
the jail, but were pulled up by six-shooters
Garrett was arrested for disturbing the
Christmas tree festival at Shockley l'raiiie
Deputy Sherilf Davis kindly permitted
him to visit his home before going to jail,
whereupon Garrett seized his rifle and
brutally murdered the officer when the
latter's back was turned. Garrett was af
terwards captured in the woods, receiving
fourteen desperate wounds while resisting
arrest. He was just recovering from his
wounds when Judge Lynch summoned
Central and South American Com
Washington, February 8. —Among the
bills introduced in the Senate to-day are
the following :
By Sherman—Authorizing the President
to invite all governments of Mexico, Cen
tral America, South America and Brazil to
send delegates to meet in a convention to
be held in Washington upon such day as
he may appoint during the present year to
consider such questions as relate to tho
best mode of establishing upon a firm and
lasting basis peaceful and reciprocal eom
mercial relations, and also to adopt such
measures as may be considered practicable
to carry forward the construction of an iu
ternational railroad between the United
States and these countries. It appropriates
$50,000 to be placed to the credit of the
Secretary of State to defray the expenses
of the convention.
The Canadian Pacific.
New York, February 4.—A Toronto
special says : The following cablegram
has been received from London :
At a farewell meeting with the Agent
General of the colonies, the lit. Hon. Col.
Stanley, Secretary of State for the colonies,
stated that bis colleagues, before going out
of office, had placed on record their de
cision to use the Canadian Pacific as a
means of communication between Eng
land aud the Fast.
Ex-Governor Perkins, of California, the
principal owner of the Pacific Coast Steam
ship Company, was informed of the above
facts, and also of the intention of the gov
ernment to subsidize a direct line of
steamers in connection with the railway
between Yancouver and China. He thinks
the new line of steamers will divert a
large portion of the tea shipments which
now go east by way of San Francisco and
Chicago to the Canudian Pacific.
Sir George Stephens, President of the
Canadian Pacific, also iu formed Governor
Perkins that the rates on tea would be put
so low that shippers would prefer the
Canadian Pacific to any other American
transcontinental line.
Cigar Makers Strike Ended.
New YOBK, February 7.—A meeting of
Progressive Union, cigar makers, was held ;
to-day to hear the report of the committee
which was m conference with the manu
facturers ou Friday last. The proposition
of the manufacturers was accepted and the
committee will wait upon them and visit
the various shops and endeavor to arrange
a scale of wages, based upon an average of
all shops. It is believed that the cigar
makers will return to work when this com
mittee has reported.
Death of a Texas Pioneer.
Houston, Texas, February 7.—Abraham
Groesback, a pioneer and leading citizen
here, died yesterday, aged 71 years. The
deceased was one of the projectors of the
Houston & gTexas railroad, and at that
time was vice president of that company.
He amassed a large fortune, but ot late
years he suffered losses aggregating several
hundred thousand dollars. The city of
Groesback, in this State was named in his
honor. He was foremost in nearly all the
large enterprises projected in this city.
The I'tah Surveyor General Con
Washington, February 4.—The Senate
committee on Public Lands to-day gave a
hearing to the newspaper correspondents
who last week telegraphed their papers in
terviews with Surveyor General Dement
of Utah, which interviews Mr. Dement at
his recent examination by this committee
repudiated and the statements contained
in, which he declared to be without foun
dation. Messrs. Corw in and Powers, of the
Chicago Times, Bain and Crawford of the
New York World and Guthridge of the
Chicago News appeared before the commit
tee and testified "that the statements in the
dispatches were made uj»on the direct
authority of Dement.
Curtis, correspondent of the Chicago
Inter-Ocean, told the committee he had
received the material for his paper on the
subject from Corwin, who had told him,
moreover, that the prominent Western
Senator who Dement was reported to have
said received $25,000 from the Mormons,
was Teller. Dement declined to be pres
ent at the hearing. Teller, who is a mem
ber of the committee, was present, and by
inquiries purposely drew out the avowals
with respect to the use of his own name.
Sai.t Lake, February 5.— The Salt Lake
Tribune received the follow ing lrom Sur
veyor General Dement:
Washington, February 4, 1886.
To the Tribune :—In response to your
kind request for the statement, I desire at
present only to reiterate my testimony be
fore the Senate committee. I am confi
dent I shall soon be able to show' this, but
lor the infamous plot organized for the sole
purpose of defeating my confirmation in
the Senate. It is an unequal tight, but I j
have truth and honor on my side and these ;
are sure friends, though they may be a
little slow sometimes. Tell my friends to j
be patient and trust me just a little wbile
Coin Certificates.
Washington, February 9.—The follow
ing is the full text of Senator Beck's coin
certificates bill, introduced Monday : That j
hereafter coin certificates be issued in any
denomination for which legal tender notes
of the United States may now be issued,
and w'hen received at the treasury reissued
as provided for in section two of this act;
and all gold and silver certificates now out
standing shall be retired when they are re
ceived at the treasury of the United States
Section 3. That it shall be the duty of
the Treasurer of the United States, upon
receipt of an original certificate of deposit
issued by the U. S. Assistant Treasurer at
any U. S. sub treasury, stating that there
had been deposited therein gold coin or
standard silver dollars of the U. S. in the
sum of $20 or any multiple thereof, to order
| payment of a like amount in coin cer
i tlllcates at t h e counter ol any U. S. Assist
ant Treasurer designated by the depositor
in such denominations as he may request
in writing, which shall be redeemable in
gold or silver coin at the option of the
United States.
Section 3. That no coin certificates shall
he is9U(dof a denomination greater than
$500, aud at least two-thirds of such cer
tificates outstanding at any time shall l»e
of denominations not exceeding $50.
Another Veto.
Salt Lake, February 5.—The third
veto by Governor Murray went to the
Legislature to-day, killing the bill which
provided double the number of jurors for
courts now available under the acts ot
Congress. Halt the present number are j a
selected by the probate judge and Mor
mons in defiance of the disqualifications of I
the Edmunds act. The proposed bill I
doubles the number of disqualified jurors,
! and in the Governor's opinion would not
; aid the courts, especially in view of the
I fact that in this district alone there are
i now over one hundred indictments under
j the Edmunds law.
Salt Lake, February 9.—Gov. Murray
to-day again vetoed the bail bill as
to-day again vetoed the bail bill as
amended and repassed, giving all convicts,
except for rape and murder iu the first and
second degree, the right to bail pending an
appeal of their cases. The veto is on the
ground that the bill would obstruct and
perhaps defeat the operation of the law
against polygamy aud would enable rich
men or men backed by powerful confeder
ates to evade speedy punishment lor his
crime, while a poor man and stranger
must go to jail. The veto closes: "As I am j
iu sympathy with the government in its !
endeavor and aim and charged to see that .
the laws are faithfully executed, I must
again withhold my approval lrom this or !
auy like measure under and through which ;
both the National and Territorial laws will
be delayed or defeated in their execution.
Half of the session is now gone and all the j
legislation so far passed has been to help |
polygamists evade or delay the execution j
of the late law or fix juries so that convic
tion will be harder than before.
Mormon Affairs.
Salt Lake, February 7. —This morning
raids were made by a deputy marshal ou
the residence of George Q. Cannon. His
supposed latest polygamous wife, who ;
dodged the service heretofore, and other j
witnesses'have been subpu naed to appear
before the grand jury. U. S. District ;
attorney Dickson offers a reward of $500
for the capture of Caunon. The Territorial
Supreme Court sustains on appeal the judg- j
ment against Lorenzo Snow, in the 1st Dis
trict court, for unlawful cohabitation. The
court recites that Snow iu Nauvoo illegally
first married two women as one ceremony,
being null and void, and then married sue- j
cessively seven other women, all of whom
he supports and holds out to the world as
his wives. This is shown by testimony,
while at the same time he dwells regularly
with Minnie, his latest polygamous wife,
who has a three month's old baby. The
court says this is one of the most flagrant
eases of polygamy iu the Territory, and j
that no error was made in convicting the :
apostle. The court also sustains the cou- j
viction of Brigham Hampton, for conspiracy j
to establish houses of ill fame to lure j
thither Gentiles and watch their operations,
and says a wicked and disgraceful con
spiracy disclosed must be condemned by
Salt Lake, February 8.— Hemenway,
the Mormon editor of the Ogden Herald,
who has been under suspension of sentence ]
for a month on three convictions for libel,
was sentenced to-day on one case to a fine
of $2CM) and costs. Sentence was suspend
ed in the other two cases.
As a result of the raid ou George Q.
Cannon's house yesterday, several of his
wives were required to give bail iu §2,00!'
each and mem tiers of his family in $200 to
$500 each.
U. S. Marshal Ireland to day searched a
number of houses where the Mormon
chief are mostly supposed to lvie. He had
a posse of fifteen men, but nobody was
found. The Marshal to-day oilers a reward
of $500 for the capture of George Q.
Burned in Their Dwellings.
Buffalo, February 10. —About 3 o'clock
this morning fire destroyed the house of C.
W. Kayner at Jamestown. Mr. Kayner
and his wife were burned to death. Mr
Kayner was a jeweler and used the front
part of his budding as a shop.
Live Stock.
Chicago, February 3.—Cattle—Receipts,
j 7,500; dull; shipping steers, 3.5006.00;
stockers and feeders, 2.5004.
Sheep—Receipts, 6,000; steady; natives,
2 0005.00; Texans, 203.50; lambs, 40
CHICAGO, February 4— Cattle—Receipts,
8600; slow, weaker; shipping steers, 950
to 1500 pounds, 3.4003.65 ; stockers aud
feeders, 2 50.
Sheep—Receipts, 5000; strong; natives,
205.25; Texans, 203.75; lambs, 405.25
Chicago, February 5.—Cattle—Receipts,
500 ; stronger and more active : shipping
steers, 950 to 1500 pounds, 3.5O05.75;
stockers and feeders, 2.500 4. Shipments
of cattle Thursday were 4,800, the largest
for many weeks.
Sheep—Receipts, 4000; strong; natives,
205.10; Texans, 2.2503.50; lambs, 40 6.
Chicago, February 8. —Cattle—Receipts,
6,400; steady; shipping steers, 3.500 5.60 ;
stockera and feeders 2 400,4.10; quality oi
cattle sold, very common.
Sheep—Receipts, 3,500 ; slow, and 10 to
20c lower; natives, 204.85; Texans, 20
3.50 ; lambs, 405.25.
The Drovers Journal's special cablegram
from Liverpool quotes a further decline of
Jc per pound in American cattle ; best
steers 12c per pound—estimated at dead
weight. This puts the prices down to
within 1c of the lowest price reached in
many mouths.
Chicago, February 9.—Cattle—Receipts
4,200 head ; steady : shipping steers 3 600
5.65 ; stockers and feeders 2.3004.10.
Sheep—Receipts 17,000 head ; weak ; 25c
lower; natives 205; lambs 405.
Mool Market.
Philadelphia, February 5.—Wool—
Quiet and unchanged.
Boston, February 5.—Wool—Steady and
firm; Ohio and Pennsylvania |fleeces 320
37; Michigan fleeces 31032; Ohio line
delaine 36027 ; Michigan tine delaine 35 ;
unwashed wools 20026 for fine aud me
dium : pulled wool 35 for good western.
New York, February 5. —Domestic
fleeces 27036; pulled 14033; Texas 90 22.
Philadelphia, February 9.—Wool
Quiet; prices nominal.
Boston, February 9.—Wool—Steady and
New York, February 9.—Wool—Quiet
but firm ; domestic fleeces 27036; pulled
14033; Texas 9022.
Dry Goods.
New York, February 9.—The exports
of domestic cotton goods for the week were
4,987 packages, and since January 1st,
26,093 against 23,735 for the same period
in 1885, and 13,040 iu 1884. The demand
is in excess of that usual to Tuesdays, as
with the tone of the market for cotton
Cable Tariff Rates.
London, February 5.—At the annual
meeting of the shareholders of the Anglo
American Cable Co. to-day it was reported
that the receipts for 1885 had been reduced
£93,926 by the cutting of rates and com
petition of the Mackay-Bennett Cable Co
The chairman of the Anglo-American Co.
predicted that there would soon be an in
crease in the cable tarifl'. He declared that
if the Mackay-Bennett people declined to
lie influenced by reasons in favor of higher
tolls war rates would be inevitable.
Cut Kates.
CHICAGO, February 5.—The Chicago
Milwaukee & St. Paul road announces that
to-morrow it will cut the passenger rates
to St. Paul to $7 iu order to meet the rates
a u e g et ] to bave been made by the Rock
Island road. This apparently involves a
stubborn war in which the main contest- j
ants will be the Rock Island and St. Paul j
roads, with the Chicago «.t Northwestern
aiding the latter.
aiding the latter.
Clearing House Report.
Boston, February, 7. — The leading j
clearing houses in the United States re- |
j port that the total gross bank exchanges
: for the week ending February 6 were $1,
' 061,801,382, an increase of 43.1 per cent.
! compared with the corresponding week of
j last year.
Withdraws From the Pool.
Chicago, February 8. —The statement
is made here that the Milwaukee & St.
Paul railway has notified its San Francisco
agent of the withdrawal of that road from
the trans-continental pool.
Price of Sugar Reduced.
San Francisco, February 4.—The Cali
fornia refinery to-day reduced the price of
the higher grade of sugar one cent a pound
and the lower grades from one-lialf to
three-quarters of a cent.
Double Monetär, Standard.
Berlin, February 4.—A motion is beiDg
prepared in the Reichstag requesting
Prince Bismarck to negotiate with the
powers concerned for the establishment of
a double monetary standard.
Pacific Railroads.
Washington, February 3. —The Dunn
-bill, to amend the Thurman act, was ;
further considered by the House commit
tee on Pacific railroads to-day. Chairman
Throckmorton laid before the committee
a letter from Mr. Huntington in regard to
the indebtedness of the Union and Central
Pacific railroads and the benefit they had
been to the country. He says that the ;
various bills before Congress impose obli- j
gâtions greater than the ability of the com
pany to perform ; that any unfriendly
action must necessarily put the debt in
great peril, and that the stockholders are :
willing to submit to arbitration.
The Currency Question.
Washington, February 8.— In commit- !
tee of the whole in the House Mr. Weaver
took the floor with a speech upon thefinan- j
cial question and an attack upon the
national banking system. There were i
four things, he sain, relating to finance
which this Congress must enact : First, it i
must provide for the unrestricted coinage j
of American silver. Second, laws mast be !
passed for the issue of treasury notes, to
take the place of bank notes. Third, the I
largest portion of the surplus in the treas- j
nry must be paid out in liquidation of the
interest bearing public debt. Fourth, it
must forbid by law any further discrimi
nation against silver coin.
The committee then rose and the House
Valuable Horses Burned.
Hunter's Point, N. Y., February 10.—
The Hempstead Club stables burned tins
morning. Twenty-four valuable horses
were consumed. Many of them were well
known steeple chasers, having made records
at Cedar Hurst last year. The following
are their names as well as could be ascer
tained : Mr. Belmont. Purdy, master
hunter; Habsenis Choice, Royal Flush,
and Trombone, owned by Stanley Morti
mers : Jericho', Laurel Wood, E. D. Stokes.
Tom Boy and Don, owned by H. B. Rich
ardson. F. J. Cushing's Doun«rail, H. O.
Edge's Cowboy and Pony. The lemainder
are valuable hunters, owned by Elliott
Rosevelt, J. D. Hereford, Belmont, 1 urdy,
and - others. Total loss in horse flesh,
,jpi 'J
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1 DREW & CO.
(Successors to Nick Millen.)
Dealers in
Main Street, Helena.
Carry a
stock of
(ioods that lias
attention si veil
no equal in the
to orders from
■z. til-* country.
New Arrival of
We carry the largest line of the above stock in .Mon
tana. Orders receive prompt attention.
Believing that if a man has dealt squarely with his ft-now
nien his patrons are his best advertisers, 1 invite all t>
make inquiry of the character of my seeds among over i
million of Farmers, Gardeners and Plantera Gio have
used them during the past thirty years. Raising x
lareç portion of the seed sold, (few seedsmen raise th ■
seed they sell) I was the first seedsman in the United
States to warrant (as per catalogue) their purity and freshness.
Jly new Vegetable and Flower Seed Catalogue for 1886 w ill b ■
sent FREE to all who write for it. Among an immense variety,
my friends will find in it (and in none other) a new drumhead C'ab
ane. jti = t about as early as Henderson's, but lieitrl.v twio«* a.
large : Janus J. 11. Gregory, .»larbleliead, Situ.
weow-feb! ltoapti
New Jerseys,
New Neckwear,
New Cloaks, at
We have a few Ladies' and Misses' Cloaks left
over from last winter, which we will sell
regardless of cost.
We have twelve Ladies' Suits which we offer very
low, to close.
Arthur P. Curtin.
An extensive and well selected assortment of Wall Paper, Parlor Suit3, Easy Chairs,
Willow Rockers, Ladies' Writing Desks, Music Cabinets, Pedestals, Center Tables
Fire Screens, Oil Paintings, &c., &c.
Jackson Street.
Opposite Masonic Temple.
Nominations and Confirmations.
Washington, February 8.— The follow
ing have been nominated for postmasters :
W. F. Dyer, at Austin, Nevada ; William
Perkins, Winnemucca, Nevada; James F.
Carwile, Buffalo, Wyoming.
The following appointments have been
confirmed by the Senate : Mark W. Sheafe,
Register of the Land Office at Watertown,
Dakota ; F. W. Zeihach, Receiver of l'ub
lie Moneys at Yankton, Dakota; Edward
A. Stevenson, Governor of Idaho ; D.
Lynch Pringle; Secretary of the Legation
for the Central American States.
Washington, February lu.— The Presi
dent sent the following nominations to the
Senate : •
Stephen A. Walker, to succeed Dor
sheimer as U. S. Attorney for the southern
district of New, York.
Christopher Franks, Marshal for the dis
trict of California.
Berthold Greenbaum, of California, to be
U. S. Consul at Ahia, Samoa.
Ohio Senate Compromise.
Columbus, The conference committee
and caucus of the Senate factions have
agreed on a report which will be adopted
by the Senate in the form of a resolution
this afternoon. It provides for the sub
committee on privileges aud elections to
proceed at once to Cincinnati and make a
full investigation and report the evidence
and findings to the Senate within a reason
able time. All matters relating to the con- !
tested cases in the Senate are waived till j
the sub-committee reports on the investi- j
Fatal Explosion.
Oshkosh, Wis., February 10.—By the
explosion of the feed mill boiler here this
afternoon Walter Follett, engineer, and
Reinhold, laborer, were instantly killed
and several other persons seriously injured.
The body of Folett was blown through the
building and nearly a block beyond, and
was frightfully mutilated. Several men
and boys, who were near at the time of the
explosion, which shook the whole city, re
ceived broken limbs.
Washington, February 5.— The Presi
dent has pardoned Geo. R. Sims, who was
convicted of participating in a conspiracy
to defraud the government iu a pension
case and sentenced to five years in the
Southern Illinois penitentiary.
Limerick, February 3. — The most Rev.
George Datier, D. D., Bishop of Limerick,
is dead.
Defaulter Sentenced.
Jersey City, N. J., February 5.—John
McMahef, the defaulting ex-Revenue Col
lector of Hoboken, who absconded two
years ago leaving a deficiency of over
$50,000, was sentenced in the court of
special sessions to-day to five years in
State's prison, the full extent of the law.
A Murderous Convict.
Pittsburg, February 4.—A serious af
fray occurred in the Riverside penitentiary
this morning, in which deputies McKain
Greaves and Edwards were .njured, the
two former dangerously. A prisoner named
James Clarke who is serving a sentence of
seven years for burglary, had been ordered
to the dungeon for an infraction of the rules.
McKain aud Graves repaired to his cell to
escort him to the dungeon. He promised
to go quietly, but in an unguarded moment
he turned upon them with a large knife
which he had secreted in hi3 coat. He first
made a desperate lung at McKain and
plunged the knile iDto his neck and then
stabbed him in the right temple. Turning
from McKain be thrust the bloody weapon
into Greaves' right shoulder blade twice.
Deputy Edwards hearing the noise came to
the aid ot KcKain and Greaves, but before
he could render them assistance Clarke
felled him to the ground with a terrible
blow and jumping on him bit and kicked
him in a frightful manner. By this time the
guard had been alarmed aud Clarke was
overpowered ami placed iu the dungeon.
The injured men were removed to the hos
pital. An examination there of the injur
ies showed McKain to be perhaps mortally
wounded. Greaves and Edwards were ser
iously hurt, but will recover.
The Telephone Investigation.
Washington, February 4.—The House
Committee on Expenditures in the Depart
ment of Justice to-day agreed to the resolu
tion calling upon the Secretaries of the
Treasury and Interior and the Attorney
General for information as to the amount
of money, ii auy, which had beeu spent by
the government in the telephone cases re
cently before the Interior Department.
Chairman Gibson said that the Harbock
resolution limited the scope of the investi
gation to the government, and while the
Committee did not want to shirk any re
sponsibility it had no authority to open uj
the telephone controversy. He said
as one member
of the committee h<
» did
not think
it sbi
ould be left to the (
?ou rt
of Appeals
to d
lecide whether Seen
Lamar's de<
was correct or not.
Local Option.
February 7.—Senatoi
: Col
quitt, of <
ia, will introduce ii
li the
Senate this
a bill establishing
option in the Di
strict of Columbia.
bill provides for a v,ote by the people upon
the question and is extremely rigorous.
Under its provisions no intoxicating liquor
can be manufactured within the limits of
the District of Columbia or imported
therein, and if it becomes a law no wines
can he used at the state dinners of the
President. The bill has beeu submitted to
several Senators and Representatives, and
it is said that its main features have beeu
approved by many of them. Senators
Blair and Hoar are quoted as saying that
they will favor it.

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