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""dim: at length of the bill was dispensed w id, It was read twice by title and re ferred to tlie committee on elections. C J M 1, asking an appropriation tor the improvement or' the National Park, was read third time and passed by a vote ot 10 to 2—Hickman and Kennedy voting in the negative. SOMEWHAT MIXED. Pardee called up again the subject of the substitute for the rape bill. H B 1 was the original bill. When it came into the Council the judiciary committee reported | a substitute for it, which was passed, it seems that the Council did not adopt the substitute in lieu of the original bill—a necessary proceeding before its passage or if they did. there was no proper record ot it. Parliamentary rules were quoted upon the question and after a general de bate the bill or substitute was taken from the hands of the engrossment committee and referred to the judiciary committee for perfection. The Council then resolved itself into a committee of the whole, Pickards in the chair. H 15 5, concerning the rigüts ot married women, and C J P 5, to provide lor priting of the Governor's message pamphlet form, were considered and ported back with recommendations pass. The committee rose at noon and the j Council thereupon adjourned for the day. HOUSE. the in re to MORNING SESSION. The House convened at 10 o'clock with a quorum present. After roll call the reg ular order of business was proceeded with. In the absence of the .Speaker the Chief Clerk called the House to order. On motion of Blake Kauouse was ap pointed Speaker for the day. Petitions were read from Butte in re gard to the ventilation of mines ; from the W. C. T. U. of Boulder valley concern ing the protection of women, and one con cerning a local option law. CO M M I TT E E E E PO RTS. The committee on engrossing reported II B 28 correctly engrossed. The committee on education and labor reported H B 35, concerning mechanics and other liens, with amendments and recommended that it do pass. The report was adopted and the bill placed on genera! orders. NOTICES or HIRES. The following notices of hills were given : By Muth. a hill for the relief of Fisk Bros. By Gorham, an act concerning the Lord's day. By Wilson, an act to amend an act con cerning the representation of quart/ lodes. By Toole, an act concerning marriage licenses. The committee on printing reported H Its 18, 49, 51 and 53 correctly printed. H B 49 weDt to the committee on judiciary. Il 1! 21 went to the committee on towns , and counties. H B 28 went to the committee on graz ing and stock grow'ing. H B 52 went to the committee on educa tion and labor. RIELS INTRODUCED. The following bills were introduced : j By Harwood, H B 56, an act to amend an act creating the county of Yellowstone and the election of officers therein. Marshall was given leave to introduce j was without notice a bill to reorganize and consolidate the Montana library. The committee on engrossment reported H B 25 correctly engrossed. The committee on Territorial affairs re ported H B 23 and recommended that it pass. The hill was placed on general orders. The committee also reported H B 6 (the "gag law") with amendments and recom mended that it pass as amended. Blake moved to reject the amendments, but the motion was lost. Marshall then moved to adopt the amendments and the motiou was carried, The bill was ordered engrossed. A communication from the Council was received concerning certain hills and notices of hills. II B 25, an act delining the compen sation of county and other officers, was put upon its final passage and was passed unanimously. Kennedy, from the Council, brought < J M 2aDd reported it correctly engrossed and ready for the signature of the Speaker The Speaker then signed of the House, the memorial. This is the memorial asking that the office of U. S. Surveyor General in the Territory be not abolished. JIB 28, a bill to amend section 310 of article 3, concerning railroad corporations, was then read l'or the third time, put on its final passage and was carried. The House then resolved itself into a committee of the whole to consider general orders. Mantle in the chair. H B 39, to prevent the retailing of in toxicating liquors on Sunday. Taylor amended by inserting the words "or any other day" after Sunday, thereby prohibiting the sale of liquors on any day whatsoever. The amendment was carried. Scobey amended section 2 to make the tine $500 instead of $100. The amend ment was lost and the section was adopted. Alderson moved that when the com mittee rise they recommend that the bill lie laid on the table. Page spoke in favor of the bill. He thought that it was high time for such a step in the interests of morality. He moved that the bill be recommended to pass as it originally stood. Alderson objected to the hill as it stood because he thought it was discriminating in its character. He thought that it sa loons were to be closed on Sunday that gaming houses aud billiard halls and all places of business should l>e included in the bill. In this case he would vote for it and approve of it. Brown agreed with Alderson that the bill was a discriminating one. He thought that all classes should be treated alike. He cited Salt Lake as a city where they had stringent laws for closing liquor saloons on Sunday. What is the effect of it? Merely to turn men to the back doors of the sa luons and drug stores. He disapproved of the hill unless it should be sweeping and non-discriminating in its character. Harwood thought the bill as it presented itself was extreme. The amendments were extreme, and the arguments had swayed from one extremity to another. He advocated a compromise by closing up the saloons from six to twelve ^Sunday morn ing, while people are on their way to church and hack. This measure could be passed and enforced, he thought, aud he believed the saloon keepers themselves would favor such a law. As to the re marks about closing up every other busi ness it would he too extreme to attempt it. It was claimed that this was a special law. hat if it was ? So was the law requiring all saloons to be closed on election day. Wt that was enforced. The gentleman lrom Beaverhead (Brown) had said that this bill would only close the front door and open the hack. Let it open the back door. It will clear away the crowd of drunken loafers from the front door and give ladies and children immunity from thesights that greet them so often on Sunday morn ings on their way to church. Alderson wished to define his position. He thought that a bill of this kind "ciuld grant a monopoly to the druggist * ad wholesaler who sells by the bottle. 1 would clos* up a store that sold hy the : | j glass and allow the store next door that sold hy the bottle to reap all the trade. A non-discriminatiDg bill he would support with all bis soul. Marshall pointed out that the bill pro viued a penalty against retailing, selling or other wise disposing of liquor. This would prevent such a state of affairs as the gentleman from Gallatin (Alderson) bad pictured, from arising. On motion of Alderson the committee then rose. Marshall then moved to adjourn as all the standing committees were loaded down with business. The motion was carried and the House adjourned until to-morrow morning. Further Particulars of the Hailroad Disaster. White Biver Junction, Yt., Ferbuary 0.—Probably eight thousand persons yisit ed the scene of the railroad accident to day. The only trains run were for the ac commodation of the oflicials and for carry ing the wounded and dead. Consequently all manner of conveyances were brought into requisition, many teams coming from a distance of 40 and 50 miles and centering in one loDg procession. Seven or eight bodies were and many h ^art-rending g ,. 1W c» 1U u. ocvcu clgul ! to-day identified by friends heart-rending scenes were wit nessed. It is utterly impossible to identify more than ten or twelve of those recovered, their clothing being entirely gone and the bodies being burned to a crisp. Conductor Sturtevant died to-day and his body was taken to bis home by a special train. Mr. Tewksbury, of Randolph, whose leg and arm were broken, was taken home last night by a special train and is reported as doing well. The work of recovering the wreckage and bodies has been pushed vigorously all day. The ruins have been minutely searched, and probably all res cued that can be. The iron work of the cars has all been pulled overs and cleared away. The total number of bodies re coveied today is five—oue woman and four men. Drs. Grinnell and Bingham, of Burlington, have to-day thoroughly exam ined the charred remains of the victims thus far recovered for the purpose of ascer taining the Dumber. They report it to be up to this morning just twenty-seven, which, with the live found to-day, makes thirty-two recovered thus far. This state ment is verified by Lieut. Gov. Fuller. Mr. Fuller is doing everything in his power for all the sufferers. He has been instrumental in establishing a bureau of information. All communications regard ing passengers should be addressed to Henry E. Tinker, station agent, White River Junction, Yermont. Mr. Fuller also endorses the statement that from all in formation obtainable at this time from connecting road ticket agents and surviv- j ors of the disaster, it is believed the total number ot souls on board the ill-lated train, including train men, were 81. Ot those 32 are accounted for as above ; 35 are in care of surgeons, one died to day and nine left on the same train with the unin jured, leaving only four unaccounted lor. It is uudeistood that there were some children without tickets, so the above figures may be slightly changed. Every article of clothing, scrap of paper or ajy other thing lound is being carefully saved tor the purpose of identification, and par ties having friends unaccounted lor will he afforded every means or cine to the identi fication of the lost or unknown. j ! ! j j j , ! j j ; j | j ! ; 7 ' culties in the way of obtaining a report of Suffering of the Hailroad Victims. White River Junction, Yt., February G.—Little idea can be formed of the diffi J thick. the acccident that would give the public a correct idea of the condition of things at the time of the accident, and ever since the thermometer has registered from 5° to 15° below zero. The suffering from cold was intense. There are only two or three farm houses within two miles of the wreck and these are filled with the wounded. The others are scattered along lor three or four miles with no means of communicating except by train. All the road officials are on the ground and everything possible is being done for the wounded and dead. Hundreds of peuple searching for friends are here, and nearly every newspaper in New* England has a representative at the scene of the wreck. Work was suspended at dark, owiDg to the severity of the weather, but was resumed this morning. The water in the whole river at the place of the accident is not more that five or six feet deep, with but little current and the ice is perhaps fourteen inches I A comparison of the tickets taken up by j Conductor Geo. Gumming aud noting them with those of Conductor Andrew Bean, of ; the Boston & Lowell railroad, gives the exact number of tickets taken up lor ; points beyond where the accident occurred ; as 3G, of which 1G were collected in the j car "Pilgrim," of Boston. Conductor Barrett, of the Cincinnati I railroad, counts his as just 30,12 beiDg in the car Ht. Albans, from Springfield. This leaves very few who probably came over the Passumpsic, and those starting from here, probably not exceeding 10 in ail, besides the railroad men who were on the train. Of these 35 are accounted foras among the wounded, and the number ot those in the smoker is variously estimated at from 40 to 50. Mr. Henry W. Tewksbury, of West Randolph, Yermont, the lecturer, states that he was in the first day coach. He was dozing at the time of the accident but was aroused by feeling the car jump ing up on the railroad ties. He had been in two railroad accidents before this one and knew what the sensation portended, that an accident was about to occur, and he jumped from his seat with the intention of making his escape. The train seemed to come to a standstill or to go very slowly. He thought it was all right and so sat down again. Then without a moment's warning that anything further was to oc cur the car seemed to leap into space and then came a terrible crash. For a moment he was stunned and scarcely knew whether he was dead or alive. He tried to move, but found he could not budge an inch. He noticed with great alarm that a tire had broken out at the further end of the coach. He struggled with all his strength to free himsell and screamed for help, but there was no one at hand to help him. It was a time of men tal torture. Bat still he could not help noticing an old couple who were a few teats above him. They sought to get out, but were hopelessly held down by heavy seats. The flames approached the couple with frightful rapidity, and the aged pair seemed to feel that there was no hope foe them. The last he saw of them they were locked in each other's arms in the act of kissing. The smoke and liâmes now en- I veloped them, hiding them from view, j Mr. Tewkesbury then gave himself up for lost. He seized his fur cap and wound it around his face so as to cover his eyes and hide the dreadful view ironi approaching death. At this time the railroad bridge above him was one mass of fire and heavy burning timbers were falling about him. Having leaned back resignedly to what seemed his fearful fate, his hopes of life were renewed by hearing voices. He un I I ! I wound his cap and saw the engineer and tireman close at band. He called to them frantically for assistance, which they proffered at once. Seizing hold of him his rescuers sought to pull him out, but failed. Thinking that his case was hope less, they were about to leave him and help others, but be begged them to try again and to break his leg it necessary. They did so and managed to get him out, breaking his leg and arm in the effort. The flames were so close upon him that his clothing was burned from his body. i White River Junction, Yt, February | 7.—The official investigation into the cir cumstance8 connected with the railroad disaster of Saturday began here this after noon under the direction of the board of railroad commissioners of Vermont. The first witness was Charles H. Pierce. He was the engineer of the unfortunate train Witness testified: We ran at the regular schedule rate, making up no time before the bridge was reached ; then slowed up, as usnal, and a little more so, as the air brakes seemed to take hold better. I ap plied the air brakes at about three times the length of the train back from the bridge, which was the usnal place. Never went over the bridge without slowing np. I should judge the speed of the train to have been about eight miles per hour. I noticed nothing unusual ; no jar or jerking of any kind before reaching the bridge, or, in fact, at any time until my engine came to a standstill ; was sitting on my seat, looking ahead, when the first unnsnal tbiDg occurred,which was the sound of the alarm bell from the cars ; we were then at ; about the middle of the bridge ; it struck JUt ° nce ; m y hand was within aJoot of î be lever which applies the air Br irakes ; the brakes were let off before reaching the bridge ; never work steam across bridge ; I applied my brakes instantly but d.d not reverse my engine at all. After applying the brakes I looked out of my window, then being about two-thirds of the way across the bridge, and I saw the rear pull man of the train falling from the rear end of the bridge. In falling it drew the three next cars with it, when the couplings evi dently broke between the smoker and first passenger car. Earthquake. Springfield, 111., February 6.—This city was visited by an earthquake shortly after 4 o'clock this morning. A difference of opinion exists as to the number of shocks. Some claim there were five dis tinct shocks, following each other in rapid succession, while others claim that there were but three. The time between the first vibration and the last was from fifteen to ! twenty seconds. The lirst shock was the mAC* MlQtm/tf III LX nnoa Inllotrinri rlimin . most distinct. The ones following dimin ished in intensity, until the vibrations ceased. No damage was done. St. LOUIS, February 6.—A slight shock of earthquake was felt in this city between 4 and 4:10 this morning. The movement was scarcely perceptible in the central portions of the city, but in the outskirts and suburbs several persons were awakened by the shock. In the southern part of the ported. At Yandalia similar phenomena were observed. A special to the News from Terre Haute, Ind., says : This city was visited this morn ing by severe shocks of earthquake, which, according to the testimony of those who experienced them, were more severe than those experienced last fall. The shocks came in ouick succession and were followed However, no damage was re city pictures were moved from the walls, but no damage of any kind is yet reported. Reports from Southeastern Illinois and Southern Missouri state that the shock was also felt in those localities, but it seems to have been no more severe there than here. Chicago, February 6.—A special to the News from Litchfield, Ills., says: An earth quake shock was felt here this morning about 4 o'clock. The shock was quite severe, causing buildings to vibrate con siderably by a heavy rumbling sound, which awak ened the soundest sleepers. The direction was seemingly from the southeast to the northwest, and the shocks were felt more northwest, and the shocks were felt more in the western part of the city. Houses were shaken severely, causing the window panes to rattle and the chandeliers to sway perceptibly. , , A ,, ,. , j ! St. Louis Tragedy. St. Louis, February 6.—Last evening Wm. Davison, aged 2G, son of State Sena tor Davison, shot and seriously wounded Lizzie Craigham, aged 15. YouDg Davison had been greatly enamored of Miss Craig ham and became very jealous last night because she accompanied a rival on a sleighing party. He called her from the sleigh at the corner of Twelfth and Hick ory streets and drawing a revolver shot her in the side, seriously, though not neces In the con fusion following the shootiDg Davison es caped. Failure. Portland, Maine, February 7.—The Dennison Paper Company, of Mechanic Falls, has suspended. It is supposed that their liabilities will amount to $450,000. Their assets are the plants, mills and pulp mills, at Canton. That which hastened the suspension was a strike in pulp mills, at Canton, which began about a week ago. The mill at Mechanic Falls was full of orders and they were needing pulp. They had already yielded one or two ad- vances to the Knights of Labor and were at their mercy. The creditors of Denni- son's are largely in Boston, and the failure will cause consternation along the rivers. - - -• Assignment. I Philadelphia, February 7. — Gold I smith Bros., manufacturers of clothing, ! have made an assignment. Liabilities, about $100,000. No statement of their I assets can yet he obtained. Bailroad Shop Burned. Victoria, b. C., February 7.— The Cana dian Pacific shops at Yale, B. C., were con sumed by fire at 3 o'clock Sunday morning. The loss is estimated at $100,000. The origin of the fire is supposed to have been a spark from a passing locomotive. The Canadian Pacific is blockaded by snow. There has been no through mail for ten days, and it is unknown when one will get through. The mail is coming via the Amer ican roads. The Frazer is now frozen over almost to its mouth and navigation is closed. There are several inches of ice at Port Moody, the Canadian Pacific terminus. The tele graph lines have been down in all direc tions for a week. The late fierce storms have stopped communication everywhere. Six above zero was the lowest point reached in Yictoria. The legislature adjourned for one week on account of the poor accommodations in the chamber. They were literally frozen oat. The weather is moderating now. The price of coal has advanced from $8 to $10 per ton. There will likely be a rise in the price of mteat. It is reported that there is great loss of stock on the interior ranges. Big Appropriations for Coast Defense. Washington, February 7.— -The Senate has passed, without debate, appropriations of $21,000,000 for modern ordinance and coast fortifications. Senate Bills Passed. Washington, February 8.— The follow ing bills passed the Senate : To prohibit any officer, agent or servant of the govern ment hiring or contracting out the labor of prisoners. To amend the statutes in relation to the immediate transportation of dutiable goods. The Senate hill for securing statistics of the extent and value of the vessel fisheries of the United States was : Parnell's Speech. London, February 7.—Debate on the ad i ______ .. „ . .. | dres3 for the ürst time since the °P emn K ^ b ® session took a definite and practical form this evening, the Honse having an important issue in the Parnell amend ments. Parnell, in hi9 speech, was moder ate and judicious in tone. He purposely avoided personal approval of the principal plan of the campaign in order not to offend a number of the Glodstonian members who " . .. dlsa PP™ e the P lan but are inclined to condone it as a desperate, temporary meas ure. Parnells speech was notable more for diplomatic calmness and finessee than for fervor or brilliancy and secured all hesi tant members. Parnell spoke with energy and was exhausted at the end. Gladstone promises to support Parnell's amendment. John Morely moved an adjournment of the debate, which was agreed to, although the debate is likely to last a week. It is expected that Lord Hartington will follow Morley to-morrow. Parnell's Amendment. London, February 7. —Parnell moved his amendment to the address in reply to the Queen's speech. The amendment is as follows: The relations between the owners and occupiers of land in Ireland have not been seriously disturbed in the cases of those who granted their tenants such abate ments as were demanded by the prices of of agricultural and pastoral products. A remedy for the crisis in Irish agrarian af fairs will he found, not in increased strin gency of criminal proceedings or in pur suit of such doubtful and unconstitutional measures as those recently taken by her majesty's government,hut in such a reform of the law as will satisfy the needs and secure the confidence of the Irish people." Mr. Parnell maintained that if the hill for stopping evictions which he introduced at the last session had been passed, the condition of Ireland would he greatly im proved. The operations of the measure would effectually prevent the present dis * urbed re ?^ io "? betw f ee " ,he Iandl f rd8 . and tenants. I he blame for the present serious position of Irish domestic affairs rested * . . with the government. The government. despite this seemed about to renew the miatalra a♦ oftonintirur DADrAinn in I roInnH mistake of attempting coercion in Ireland. The speaker solemnly warned the govern ment that if again tried coercion they would fail, as they have always failed when tryiDg that policy. Referring to the Glenhergh evictions, Parnell declared that the landlords gave the tenants a month only in which to find five years rent arrears and costs. The ulti mate offer made hy the landlords to take half a year's rent looked generous, but the costs involved amounted to over two years' rent. The National League never inter fered, Parnell continued, until the work of eviction was in full swing. The govern ment talked of the robbery of the land lords, forgetting that almost every title to Irish land was founded upon wholesale robbery and confiscation. The hulk of the improvements made hy the tenants had been seized by the landlords, who had long been robbing the tenants of the products of their labor and embezzling their rights. [Irish cheers.] Parnell went on to con demn coercion as an incitement to con spiracy. He taunted the Tories with the declaration that if they had powers of op pression equaling those of the Czar i they would never he able to ad minister them UDder a constitutional government so long as Irish members had seats in Parliament. [Cheers ] Even now, at the eleventh hour, if the govern ment refrained from a policy of exaspera tion and stopped the infliction of injustice hy legal enactments and system of repres sion, which have done more to demoralize Irish tenants than all the Fenian agitators from New York to San Francisco; if they would give Ireland the power to do for herself what England seemed to have neither the wish nor power to do, Ireland would show hy her laws, tranquility and j prosperity how unfairly she bas been treated in the past and how unjust was ; the assertion that the Irish were not a law- abiding people. [Cheers] --— — — The Fisheries Question. London, February 7. —Sir James Fergu son, parliamentary secretary for foreign affairs, stated in the House of Commons this evening that the correspondei.ee be tween Great Britain and the United States relative to the Canadian fisheries question I would in a short time be laid before Par ! liament. The correspondence, he said, contains full information abaut the history I of the whole affair down to the present ; date, and that a dispatch from the Domin ion government containing suggestions as to the modus vivendi between Canada and 1 the United Staves was now on its way to I London. The imperial government could not, therefore, send proposals to Washing* I ton until the Canadian dispatch was re | ceived and considered. Wall Street Quotations. New York, February 7.— Money, 304 ; Bar Silver, 102]. Governments, 3's, 100 ; 4's. coupon, 1 28]; I 4Ps, coupon, 1.10]. Pacific, 6's, 26] ; Cen tral Pacific,36;: Burlington.38; KioGrande, j 25 ; Northern Pacific 27 : Northern Pacific, preferred, 57] ; North West, 13] ; New 1 York Ceutral, 12jj ; O. R. A N., 99] ; Trans continental, 31] ; Pacific Mail, 52-5; St. Louis & San Frrncisco, 32; Omaha, 48] ; Omaha, preferred, 8; Texas Pacific, 23; Union Pacific, 56] ; Fargo Express, 28; Western Union, 731. Foreign Securities. London, February 7.—Consols 100 11-16 for both money and account. American and other securities are slightly better. Paris, February 7.—Three per cent, rentes fell to 78 francs 5 centimes, hat ad vanced in the afternoon and the official closing figures were 78 francs 55 centimes. London Locals. London, February 7.—The Fall Mall Gazette asserts that England has practi cally decided to adopt the Lee American rifle for the use of her army. Acting by his physician's advice, Parnell will go abroad to recruit his health after the conclusion of the debate on the ad dress. The Parnellites will oppose in Parlia ment all projects relative to the liquor traffic in Ireland on the ground that the question should he reserved lor an Irish : Parliament. Peaceful Assurances. London. February 6.— It is reported that liOrd Salisbury has received pacific ad vices from Sir E. B. Malet, at Berlin, aDd other British embassadors. Street Car Tie Up. Boston, February 7.—The employes of the South Boston horse railroad, at a meet ing which lasted until 3 o'clock this morn ing. voted unanimously to tie up the road to-day, and in pursuance of this vote no cars were taken ont this morning. This is one of the largest horse railways in the city. The men are opposed to the present superintendent and want ten honra work. Inter-State Commerce Bill Approved. Washington, February 4.— President Cleveland has approved the inter-state commerce bill. The signing of the inter-state commerce bill hy the President was in full accord with the opinion of Attorney General Garland, rendered to him on last Monday, and it is very well understood to he in ac cord with the views of the Cabinet. The Attorney General was asked to-night to give his views in regard to the hill and ex plain wherein it differed from the Senate bill of two years ago, which he opposed on the ground that it was unconstitutional. He declined to do so, saying that he re garded the opinion he had given to the President on the subject as strictly confi dential. It is learned, however, from trustworthy sources, that ihe Attorney General, as well as President, •• insiders the bill, which has just become a law, free from all the material features which were objectionable in the Senate bill of two years ago. According to this information the Attorney General's objection to the old hill was i Pat to vast powers of a legisla tive and judicial character which were given to the commission. The Attorney General is said to bold that the present bill does not confer judicial powers on the commis sion but puts them in the courts, and that it does not confer legislative power, except in the 4th section, (the long and short haul clause), and that this is warranted hy numberless precedents in the legislative history of the government. Appropriation Bills Passed. Washington, February 1.—The Senate resumed consideration of the sundry civil bill to-day. Allison, from the committee on appro priations, said : "The estimates for the next fiscal year are $395,000,000. Judging from the estimates made last year and from the receipts up to the first of January last, the receipts for next year, including the est imated postal revenue which will be $410, 000,000, making a surplus of $150,000,000 000, if Congress should deem it necessary to expend a larger sum than $5,000,000 for coast defenses, that a larger sum would in crease the estimates beyond $395,000,000, and if we should appropriate more than $20,000,000 for the Navy; that an average 1 ' __ ° appropriation must he added Beck thought the Senator from Iowa (Allison) was mistaken in his estimates of expenditures. He thought he could show that the surplus revenue this year would be nearer $90,000,000 than $15,000,000. Mitchell, of Oregon, offered an amend ment, appropriating $60,000 for the light house at Cape Meares, Oregon. A reed to. The bill was then reported from com mittee of the whole to the Senate. The general appropriation for the snr vey of public lauds was increased fiom $50,000 to $75,000 and the bill was then passed. Dawes reported the Indian appropria tion bill, and gave notice that he would ask that it be taken up to-morrow. Teller called up the Senate hill provid ing for a military post near Denver, Colo rado. passed hy the Senate and amended by the Honse, and moved that the House amendments he concurred in. Carried. The bill then passed. It appriates $10, i ooo. The Senate passed a bill authorizing the removal of the quarrantiDe station from Ship Island, Miss. It appropriates $45, 000 . i I ! j I ; j Legislative Appropriation Bill. Washington, February 3. —The legisla tive, executive and judicial appropriation bill, which was reported hy the appropria tion committee to the House to-day, makes a total appropriation of $20,286,910, which is less than the appropriation for the cur rent year hy $4,185,£45. The estimates aggregated $21,173,000. AmoDg the legislative features contained in the bill it is provided that no part of the money appropriated for the civil serv ice commission is to be used until the com mission repeals the rule forbidding the ap pointment of applicants ove.- 45 years of age. It is provided that on and after July 1st, 1888, a'l the offices of surveyors general shall be abolished and the records of the ot the offices turned over to the Commis sioner of the General Land Office, who is charged with the performance of all the duties now performed by the surveyors general, under the direction of the Secre tary of the Interior. The salary of the assistant treasurer at Chicago is increased from $4,500 to $5,000, while a reduction from $4,500 to $4.000 is made in the salaries of assistant treasurers at Cincinnati, St. Louis and San Francisco. No provision is made for operating the mint at Carson, Nevada, but $1,200 is ap propriated for the custody of the building. The salaries of the Governor of Alaska and the Judge of that Territory are re duced from $3,000 each to $2,600 and $2, 500 respectively. The salaries of the Commission of In dian Affairs and the Commissioner of the General Land Office are increased from $4,000 to $4,500. The salaries of the First Assistant Post master and the Superintendent of the free delivery service are each increased $500. Provision is made for one additional District Judge at $4,000 and one at $3,500. The appropriation for traveling expenses of the civil service commission is cat from $4,000 to $2,000. The postoffice appropriation bill was re- ported by the Senate appropriations com- mittee to-day. Mr. Frye's proposition for foreign mail service was changed so as to appropriate $500,000 for the carriage of mails to Brazil. -------- Resignation of Manning and Jordan. Washington. February 4.—Treasurer Jordan admitted to-day that Secretary Manning is to be president and that he (Jordan) is to be vice president of the Western National Bank of New York. The resignations of both officials are in the hands of the President and will be accept ed in due time. It is expected that Man ning will be relieved soon after the ad journment of Congress. It is even said by some that his successor will be nominated before the adjournment. The department officials say that everything now points to the promotion of Assistant Secretary Fair child to the head of the department. Treasurer Jordan will not leave the de partment before April 1. Nominations. WASHINGTON, February 3 —The Presi dent has nominated Richard A. Joues, of Oregon, to be Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Washington Territory: Frank AlyDn, to be Associate Justice of the Su preme Court of the Territory of Washing ton ; James H. Wright, to be Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Territory of ; Arizona. ^ Pre-emption Law Repeal Bill. Washington, February 4.—The con ferees on the bill to repeal the pre-emption, timber culture and desert land laws held their final meeting to-day and resolved to report to their respective houses a total dis* agrément on the bill. In a State of Anarchy. Denver. February 2.—I'agosa Springs, the seat of Conejos county, is in a state of anarchy. A mob has driven the county commissioners from the towD, burned several houses of Commissioner Scase and forced him to resign his office at the point of a revolver. A special from there says: "J. B. Martinez, J. P. Archuleta and Mr. Scase, Repub lican county commissioners were on Jan. 3 unseated by the Democratic sheriff named Height. The act was perpetrated with poliiical iutent, and the [mob which fol lowed the sheriff after having accomplished this act of intimidation, burnt the house of ot Mr. Scase at 1'agosa Springs. This last act was committed Monday during the ab sence of Scae in Denver. Last November the above named commissioners were elect ed by Republican votes. At the same time a Democrat named Height was elect ed sheriff. There was a great feeling at the poles, but the preponderating Mexican vote assured Martinez, Archuleta and Scase their triumph over the attacks of their antagonists. They were Mexicans, and this too, added strength to the bitter ness prevalent. The feeling increased in stead of diminishing as the time for their induction into office approached, and Jan uary 3, at the county seat, the time for their official appearance, an armed mob of fifteen or twenty determined men, led by Sheriff Height, forced their way into the room where the commissioners were seated and demanded of them that they vacate their seats. The sheriff insisted that their resignations he made at once or else there would be bloodshed. The commissioners, unshaken in the tempest of the mob, refused under the impression that the demonstra tion was nothing more than bluster, but the mob, intent on their purpose, took forcible possession of the commissioners and with moic threats locked them iu the room, declaring it to be their intention to starve them into submission. At the time of the forcible entry member Martinez left the room and escaped from the|buildiug. A delegation overtook him and forcibly dragged him through the streets to the court house and locked him up with his companions. Finally at the expiration of five or six hours the mob per mitted their prisoners to go: hut this con i cession was made for a purpose. As soon I as the three commissioners separated the i mob with the sheriff still at their head, followed Commissiener Scase to his home. Scase was the proprietor of the hotel at Fagosa Springs, and it was here that he re sided. The mob surrounded the hotel and taking Scase again into custody he was dragged forth lrom the midst of his family, and with a gun barrel at his head, com pelled to resign his office as commissioner. The resignation so obtained was at once forwarded to Governor Adams and instruc tions sent with it that he appoint at once a Democrat in the place of Scase. Since that time the board of commissioners have not been permitted to set foot in the coun ty when they were warned at the peril of their lives not to return. In fact it was dangerous to remain in the vicinity, and ! so they started at once for Denver, not only for protection, hut to lay their griev ances betöre their representatives iu the j legislature and the governor." The gov- \ I ernor is doiDg all in his power to secure a peaceful settlement of the trouble. The j matter was brought before the general as ; sernbly to day and a joint committee ap j pointed to investigate the affair at once. Boycotting Armour's Goods. Chicago, February 2. —District Assern- j bly No. 24, K. of L , to-night resolved to j I I ! I I ! j ! endorse the action of the joint executive committees of the three District Assem- ! lilies of this city in boycotting Armour & | Co., and the 265 local butchers and grocers who are buying goods from that firm. The meeting decided that these firms he noti fied hy a special committee that they will he boycotted if they continue to handle Armour's products. Boycott. South Amrov, N. J., February 2.— The strikers have induced the store keepers here to boycott the Pennsylvania R. R. Co. by threatening to boycott them if they sold goods to that corporation. National Bank Loans. Washington, February 2. —The Secre tary of the Treasury to day sent a com munication to the President pro tern of the Senate in answer to a resolution re questing him to inform the Senate whether any of the national banks are loaning money upon securities or discounting bills or notes which require, payment in gold coin only. The Secretary says there is no information in the Treasury Department from which it can be ascertained whether or not any of the national banks are trans acting business in the manner described. Colorado Legislative Resolutions. Denver, February 2.— The following resolution passed both houses of the General Assembly to-day : Resolved , That the Congress of the United States be and is hereby requested to pass such laws as will effectually ex tirpate all contagious diseases amoDg live stock by placing in the hands of compe tent agents of the general government fall and complete power to act in all matters relating thereto, and that a sufficient ap propriation be made of not less than a million dollars to pay all necessary ex penses of the same. Organization of Alaska. Washington, February 2.— The House committee on Territories to-day favorably considered the bill for the organization ot the Territory of Alaska. The bill pro vides for the establishment of a civil government over all the country ceded by Russia to the United States under the name of Alaska and designates the town of Sitka as the seat of government. It also provides that the Territory shall be en titled to a delegate in the National House of Representatives, to be elected by the qualified voters of the Territory. Veto Sustained. Washington, February 2.—In the House Taulbee, of Kentucky, as a privi liged question, called np the message of the President vetoing the bill granting a pension to Carter W. Teller. The pension was granted on the ground that Teller was the dependent father ot a soldier who died in Andersonville prison. The veto is based on the President's belief that Teller is neither deserving nor dependent. Springer, of Illinois, raised the question of consider ation, bat the House decided hy a vote of 135 to 108 to consider the pension case. After debate the House refused to pass the bill over the veto, yeas 136, nays 115. not the constitutional two thirds in the affirm ative. Oil Works Closed. Hunters Point, L. I., February 2.— | Owing to the continued strike of the steve- ! dores at their docks and the inability to ^ ship goods, the Devoe Manufacturing Co. I were compelled to shut down to-day, j throwing oat of employment between 300 , and 400 persons. It is feared that other ! oil works will shot down unless the strike ; ends. ! ! -Stocks. New York, February 8.—Government bonds dull but steady. The stoekmarket was somewhat less active. The engage ment of $3,006,000 in gold for shipment was a considerable of a surprise to the street as the exchange rates are still a fraction below the gold exporting point. The opening was strong, the first prices being generally from I to : above last evening's closing figures. The market was quiet and the movement of prices was very slight, except for Pacific Mail, which was re markably strong. Trading lacked charac ter and soon became positively doll though some activity was shown in spots. Prices began to advance toward noon but yielded again after that. Later, under the lead of Pacific Mail and Reading, a general ad vance was made upon a somewhat in creased business. The market sagged in the last hour and the clcse was quiet and rather heavy at fractions under the best prices. Almost the entire active list is higher this evening. Pacific Mail shows an advance of 2] and Reading 1]. Live Stock. Chic ago, February 3.—Cattle—receipts 7,000, active ; shipping steers, 950 to 1500 lbs., 3 50675 5 ; stockers and feeders, 2.75(5 3.90. Sheep—receipts 5,000, steady ; natives, 2.75(5 5 ; Western, 3 5004.00; Texans, 2.5004; lambs, 405.75. Chicago, February 4.—Cattle—Receipts. 6000 ; steady ; shipping steers, 950 to 1500 lbs., 3.400 5: stockera and feeders, 2.500 3.90. Sheep—Receipts, 3000 : steady ; natives, 2.5004.75; western, 3.5004.60; lamlis, 405.50. Chicago, February 6.—Cattle—Receipts 6000; strong aDd steady. Shipping steers 303.50 ; stockera and feeders 2 500 3.90 ; Texas steers 4.12-1. Sheep—Receipts 309: strong. Natives 315 4 80; western 3.500 4.60; Texans 2.50 04; lambs 4 250 5.40. Chicago, February 8.—Cattle—Receipts 6000; steady. Shipping steers 3 5005; stockera and feeders 2.50. Sheep—Receipts 4000; steady. Natives £400 4.90; western 3.750 4 60; Texans 2.7504; lambs 405.50. Wool Market. New York, February 4.—Wool steady rather quiet; domestic fleeces 30038; pull 14035; Texas 90 25. Dry Goods. New York, February 8. —With the miserable weather the new demand is very moderate. Improvement in the handling and shipment oi' freights is reported by the agents. Cotton is very steady at cur rent prices. ~ - Crop Nummary. Chicago, February 6.—In this week's issue of the Farmers' Review the follow ing summary of crops will appear : The wheat fields of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri and Kansas at the close of last week were generally bare ol snow, while those of Michigan and Wisconsin were generally well protected from injury resulting from its disappearance. The snow thus l'ar has been light, though occasional reports of damage from freezing have already been made. The movement of corn is scarcely per ceptible in Iowa, and is also very slaw in Minnesota, Missouri, Indiana and Ohio, owing to bad roads, though stocks are re ported low in all the States named. Reports show also that there is a y er y slow shipping movement of potatoes in a 1 the Western States and generally reporte 1 light supplies. Confirmation«. Washington, February 7.— The follow ing were confirmed to-day : W. G. I.aDgford, to be Associate Justice ot Washington Territory. H. E. Hayden, to he Clerk oi the District H. E. Hayden, to he Clerk oi the District Court of Alaska. F. A. Huffman, to be Appraiser at Chica go, 111. J. R. Ryan, to be Assayer at Carson City, Nevada. Postmasters—H.'F. Fox, Healdsburg,Cal.; J. G. Kerney, Provo City, Utah ; S. M. Miller, Vacaville, Cal ; Edward iDgram, Monterey, Cal. Registers of the Land Office— M. F. Boettle, Fargo, Dak.: S. J. Delan, Glen wood Springs, Col. Receiver of Public Moneys—D. J. Sulli van. Prescott, Arizona. Washington, February 8,—The Senate confirmed the following nominations: L. N. Church. Governor of Dakota. Indian Agents—J. McNamara, of Illi nois, at the Colorado River agency, Ari zona. C. H. Yates, of California, at the Round Valley agency, California. D. II. Gallagher, cf Indiaim, at the Fine River agency, Dakota. Wm. Neal, of Indiana, at the Lomhi agency, Idaho. J. Wheeler, of Oregon, at the Washoe Springs agency, Ore gon. J. B, McLane, of Oregon, at the Grand Ronde agency, Oregon. T. Priestly, of Wisconsin, at the Yakima agency, W. T. Postmasters — B. Thompson, Albany, Oregon. D. W. Corev, North Yakima, W. T. Rejected Nomination. Wasiiintgon, February 7.—The dotu ments prepared by Senator Ingalls and of fered in the shape of a resolution regarding the rejection by the Senate of Matthews, (colored) to be Recorder of deeds of the District of Columbia, was to-day adopted by the Senate—Yeas 26 ; nays 18, (a party vote) and will besenttothePiesident with the rejection. Chinese Indemnity Bill Fussed. Washington, February 8.—In the House Belmont, of New York, dwelt upon the necessity of the United States govern ment granting indemnity for losses in flicted and commended the action of the Chinese authorities since the occurrence. Morrow, of California, inquired whether it was the purpose of the committee, ia case this bill was passed, to call up to-day the bill restricting Chinese immigration. Belmont replied in the negative. The Chinese government did not desire to em barrass the relations between the two nations by a continuance of immigration, and there was a disposition to modify the treaty so as to bring about results very much more effective than could be secured by legislation. With this assurance the committee did not intend to briDg up the matter to-day. The respective merits of the Senate bill, which provides for the ascertainment of losses incurred, and the House bill, which makes a direct appropriation of $147,748, were briefly discussed. Morrow, of California, favored the Sen ate bill, and criticised Congress for not per forming its duty to the country by the passage of the hill restricting Chinese' im migration. The House bill was substituted for the Senate bill by a vote of 101 to 68, and as so amended the bill was passed. We are glad to note the success of those business enterprises that take the em ployes into partnership and divide the surplus earnings according as each has contributed to the same by his individual efforts. That principle is the true one and is capable of a wide application with the be9t promise of contentment and good, honest, effective service. The Council pat Governor Hauser's nom inations through without a grimace.