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FREEWAN LOOK AT THE TI THE d > = Oi > What is the Population of
L t y HERALD o i1H
4 A Challenge of a Voter Almost
Creates a Riot
Of tie Murder of His Uncle Ills Evidence on
the Trial Was Clear and With
out Equivocation
1T rr Mont April 12Special t TIE
HERALDJ The registration of voters here
today for next Mondays election came
near ending in a serious riot Political
feeling has been high here since the last
election and every move on cither side has
been followed with most jealous care I
When a Republican named W H D eney i
challenged the registration of a Democratic I
voter this afternoon Miles Finlan a well
known Democrat tookit up and a row en II
sued Fiiilan drew his pistol but his arm I
was seized by exChief of Police L
P Smith and the gun turned
down just a it was discharged Smith I
was slightly wounded by a ball in the hip
but no ono ese was touched Following
the shot excitement ran high and it looked
a though a serous riot was imminent but
cooler counselprevailed and further trouble
was prevented
The Republicans are using the unfortu
nate occurrence for all it is worth claim I
fr ing it is a bulldozing scheme to intimidate
their voters and allow illegal registration
J by the Democrats but they do not believe
t themselves and their claims carry so
little weight here that no difference has
been made in the general political feeling
C TV Hatch not Guilty
Last nights session of the Hatch trial did
not conclude until nearly midnight Dur
ing the early part of the evening several
witnesses were called who testified to hav
ing seen C W Hatch at Flagier on the 27th
of April and that the deceased had told
them his nephew often sent him money
with whichto prove up on his claim
q Dr W L Strickler was the most im
poitant witness called He said I am a
physician of Colorado Springs I have had
an active practice for tent Tsix years I
was a medical official during war I heard
Dr Goflsman give his testimony I listener
carefully to his description of the body of
the deceased and of the autopsy Taking
into consideration the condition of the
body and the results attending the
autopsy I should have insufficient
data for giving any positive opinion
out so far as me uaui go a suuum say the
point t apoplexy a the most probable
cause of death It would certainly be
sompthing extraordinary i death ensued
from injuries of so trivial a character The
scalp wound was apparently a
scp apparent mere
scratch As t the bruise it was an exceedingly
ceedingly insignificant wound There i
no evidence that the bruise extended t the
slotH hence I infer that the violence cans
ingliiViS of u onsuiffeanttidractr
Ift person had a sudden attack of apDj
plexv and fell to the ground and blood I
oozed from the ears after death it would
be exceedingly difficult t state the cause I
and it would be necessary t search fur
ther The shock of the fall might cause
blood t ooze from the ear in case the 1
drum membrane is defective
Dr Strickler was not placed on th
stand this morning but was allowed to
make a sew remarks about his course in
tIe ce
C W Hatch the defendant took the
stand and testified HI am thirtytwo
years old I have been on very intimate
terms wit my uncle deceased I lived in
his family two years when a Ilheq
helped him with money ever since 1876
Our relations were the most cordial I
have traveled extensively I went to
Denver last spring arriving there
April 20 I visited the land office
to see about taking up some land I wen
from ther6 to Flagler The train stopped
at the water tank and I got off there and
went to the hotel I met McDonald the
proprietor and asked him where f could get I
a buggy and team t drive t my uncles I
He referred me t Keegan We drove per I
haps two and a half miles out from Flag
ier and at a point nearest the cabin Irom I
the road I got out and he pointed out
the direction for me to take t reach the
cabin I went
cbin directly t my uncles
house and from the door I saw him
sitting at the table 1 spoke first I dont
know just what greeting took place We
talked mainly about financial affairs the
entire evening When I started back for
Flagler he accompanied me perhaps hal
the way I gave him 20 to purchase cow
which be had
I bought on time I saw
Keegan at the depot and had a general
conversation with him Ho did not refer
t my uncle at that time I bought ticket
t Seibert 12 oclock noon Sunday and
went t Denver the evening of the same day
and from there to Chicago
tlere Chicago Monday From I
Chicago I went t Birmingham Mick
While there I i received a telegram llch
that my uncle had been found dead on his
claim The sheriff of Oakland county
Mich called and said that be had been au
thorized by wire to arrest rue for murder
I IJR J no idea what the charge was After
leathered my I decided
Igathcrd composure dec to r
turn here by the lirst train I brought the
sheriff of Oakland county Mich with me
My father dead He died inlSi with
out a aoavints warning while shaving
himself The day before he died he was
feeling exceedingly
At this point Lawyer Thomas for the
defense made a motion that the judge in
4 t struct the jury t bring in a verdict o not
I guilty because of the fact that the prose
t cution had failed to produce the slightest
testimony going to prove that a murder
had been committed saying that if the case
was left t the jury and a verdict rendered
of guilty in one degree or another that it
would be the duty of the court to set aside
tho verdict
District Attorney Garrison followed Mr
Thomas for the prosecution calling the
attention of the court t certain law gov
crLg uch cases The jury which hud
been sent oat were ordered to come into
the court room and the judge ordered the
jury to bring jn a verdict of not guilty
The jury then retired ana In a short time
brought back a verdict as instructed
Considering the PacIflc Kailroarts Debt
L WASHINGTON April 12The House com
1 mittce on Pacific railroads today further
considered the Senate Pacific railroad lund
ing bill beginning with section six the
first section relating to the Central >
Although but this one section of the bill
was gone over this morning a subs ntial
result in the way of progress toward a con
elusion of the entire subject was made as
this section contains the principle upon
which the debt is to be adjusted Consid
able discussion at times characterized th
with some warmth and those members
who heretofore have opposed the Central
Pac c bill manifested an indisposition t
agree t the provisions of the Senate bill
relating to that railroad A proposition Was
carried t change the phraseology of the
section t conform to the first section 10
dating t the Union Pacific Then the
question of interest on the debt came up
Tho section fixes that at 2 per nt and a
notion was made and defeated to make
t his 3 per cent to correspond with the
Union Pacific provision Lastly wa motion
t o strike out the paragraph allowing a re
bat of Iper cent of the interest which is
t o be capitalized for the year was also de
feted It was agreed that the considera
tan of the bill by sections which is now
proceeding shall be regarded as prelimin
at ry and when the bill comes up as an en
av rety each member shall have the right to
v ote again on any proposition t make fur
t icr changes and upon the bill as a whole
Huntlngton Lxplains His Address
i ngton in an interview concerning his ad
dress made when he assumed the office of
p resident of the Southern Pacific company
did I did not think what said would
reate so much feeling I do not want the
public to think I am opposed to Senator
tenfords political success or bear any
personal hostilities to him Our only dif
l erence have arisen from his mixing corn
any up with politics I have been very
much opposed to this for a long time and
talc Stanford so
Do you expect absolutely and at once to
ever the Southern Pacific company from
nil political affiliations iu this stateb was
asked The
reply was Is a corpora
ion yes
Huntington said there would be no
change in tho policy of the company
aside from those announced in his ad
Sullivans Contempt Corbett Kilraia Anx
ious to Meet the Californian
Special to TIE HERALD ExamlncrDispatch
BOSTON April 12With regard to the
muchtalkedof fourround bout between
himself and Corbett Sullivan said today
ho believed the other fellow was talking
only for effect I ho means fight said L
the champion let him put his challenge in I
writing Then Ill toad to him
Sullivan thinks he would have an easy
time disposing ot Corbett and is doing no
him trainingin anticipation of meeting with
McAuliffe and 3IcCaffrcy
Special t THE HERALD Examiner Cable I
NEW YORK April 2Joe McAuliffe the
roodnatured Frisco
pugilist who was
beaten by Peter Jackson arrived i town
yesterday Joe is still in the ring for he
gives it out that today or Monday ho will
put up his money and issue a challenge t
fight any heavyweight now in the east
He especially desires a meeting with Cor
bett and already the
managers of the Pro I
> rietory club at Gleasonville arc negotiat
ing with the men 1 negotiat
Interest in the coming contest between
Corbett and McCaffrey Monfjy at Brook
ynis constantly increasing Illy OBrien
McCaffreys manager said yesterday
We know we have a hard man t defeat
but we are confident of doing it Domin
ck i well anti strong although not in as
tine fix as would be necessary for a long
fight He will however give a good ac
count of himself
Mike Donovan who i Corbetts friend
proclaims that he will win handily I
McCaffrey gets the better of Corbett ho
will experience another boom such as ho
had in 1SS3 for to defeat the man who
whipped thing Kilrain will be a very creditable
Kilrain Want to Meet Corbett
Sptfial to TntrtSXilAtb Kxaminer pacW 1
Kcw YORK April12 Frank Stevenson
has received the following letter from Jake
vilrain Friend FrankRegarding Cor
bett I am afraid I cant bring about a
match with him After our go in New Or
leans I offered t spar him any number of
rounds Police Gazette rules to take place
in California but he declined to make a
match on the ground that his father had
sent for him to come home I wish you
could arrange a match with him to finish 1
or six to twenty
rounds He is doing con i
siderable talking through the papers but
when cornered always crawled out on the
plea of having to go home I think he is i
the biggest bluff 1 have ever seen ifs can be
shown by his offer to spar John L Sullivan
i two weeks when it would be impossible L
for John L to in
get shape in two months
You will see that the first good man ho
meets t a finish he will get beat
Kunze Visits the Cronin Convicts
Speca to Tim HERALD Examiner Dispatch
JOLIET I1L April 12The Cronin con
victs Bourke Coughlin and OSullivan
had a brief respite from their grind of
prison labor yesterday afternoon when
they were surprised by a visit from
their old comrade the recent dime
museum curiosity John P Ku nze
The little fellow was bubbling over with
happiness and was accompanied by his
sweetheart Bourke ridiculed him for put
ting himself on exhibition Thats put
right it didnt hurt me any said Kunzo
and beside I madoa lot of money and am
all in business He handed each of the
convicts a piece of pasteboard which bore
the name of John H Kunzc sa
loonkeeper etc laughincly inviting
them to call at his place and get
a drink The
driuk interview was
intcliew a
short one and the convicts
anl comicto were soon sent I
back to their work Coughlin t the stone
shed where he handles a cold chisel Dan
is in good health Bourke is one of the
hardest working convicts in the coonpr
shop OSullivan still wears the grim look
that was on his face when he first came
down and although he performs his labors
faithfully he does not look strong After
the interview Ivanze strong t shown
through tho prison but was surprised to
learn that this was not allowed He was
informed that visitors who came to see
convicts were not permitted to enter the
yard prisoner after having an interview with a I
The railAmerican Conference
WASHINTON April 12The PanAmeri
can conference had under consideration to
day the report of the committee on gen
eral welfare I provides for a treaty be
tween all the powers represented making
arbitration compulsory in the settlement
I of all disputes between them settement
single exception that a nation where its
independence is threatened cannot be com
pelled to arbitrate that question though
the aggressor is compelled to accept arbi
tralion lu such case if proposed by the
party defensive
Reciprocity Among American Nations
WASHINGTON April 12Hitt chairman
of the committee on foreign affairs intro
duced in the House the following resolu
tion Resolved That in the opinion of
this House closer commercial relations
with the other states on the American
wih stts 11 con
tinent would be of mutual advantage and
this House would view with favor reci
procity treaties modifying the duties upon
the peculiar products of the different coun
tries by tariff concessions on both sides
conducive to increased commercial inter
course and mutual profit widening the
markets for the products of all and
strengthening the friendly relations of I
each country with its neighbors
The President Presents a Gold Medal
WASHINGTON April 12At the White
House at noon the President in a brief
speech presented a costly gold medal to
Joseph Francis voted by Congress in rec
ognition of his services in the construction
and perfection of lifesaving appliances
The medal is pure gold weighs over three
troy pounds is four inches in diameter and
contains 760 worth of pure gold The
total cost exclusive of design was over
three tnousand dollars
Londoner Makes a Sensational
A Memorable Celcbratlonin Ireland Chinese
Practices In New YorkCount Mon
tcrcole Held Omaha Matters
DENVER Cob April 12Special to THE
HmALnA se atonal admission was
made by Mayor Londoner today that
previous to his veto of the Denver Santa
Fe ordinance he was offered 40000 for his
residence and grounds if he would sign it
The property was on the market as he
desired to change his location and tho offer
was made by Sam C Shepard a real estate
broker who insists that the offer was not
prompted outsiders but admits that he
would tender the property to the Santa Fe
people Mayor Londoner guided your in
terviewer to Sbepards office and was pres
ent when the latter excitedly made the
above admission Although the board of
supervisors passed the ordinance over the
mayors veto the indications are that the
aldermen will yield to < the storm of public
opinion and kill it
Six employees of the Grant smelter all
Hungarians battled late last
battedate evening over
their beer with two foes of the same na
tionality When the fracas ended John
Poppert was nearly disemboweled and
Anton Zupanciz had a holn in his cheek
wherd a bullet had gone through Four
arrests ere made today Poppert will
A Row Among Austrian Laborers
DENVIR April 12Last night a party of
Austrian laborers employed at the Grant
smelter became involved in a row in a
saloon and near tho woks They were
driven from the saloon and went to their
boarding house where the quarrel was re
newed I ended in an allround fight
during which chairs table legs and broken
furniture were used John Pop pert re
ceived injuries in the head and will die
Several others were badly injured Two
women were the cause over which the
fight occurred
Count Montercolo Hold
PniLADELruiA April 12 Guiseppe
Carusi better known as Count Monter
cole an Italian nobleman a couple of years
ago married Miss Virginia Kno a wealthy
society belle of PIttsburg The couple
went to Europe but after a few months
the countess returned alone and it was an
nounced that she had loft her husband be
casue of brutal treatment About a year
ago the count followed her to this city
and has since according to her family
persecuted her constantly with demands for
money etc A coupleof weeks ago he was
arrested qnd sent to prison for ten flays
disorderly conduct ho having circu
lated on the street a printed letter to the
public in which be grossly attacked the
character of his wife and posed as a much
injured luau He was released from prison
today and immediately arrested on the
charge of criminal libel made by Fred
erick Bausman of Plttsburg on behalf
of his neice the countess At the hearing
before the magistrate the countess was
not present it being stated that she had
been prostrated by the viluinous attack on
her character Her mother however testi
fed that all toe statements made in the
counts circular were absolutely false and
that her daughter was in bodily fear of the
man The Italian was held in 7000 bail
and as he could not furnish it he went
back to prison
Brutal Assault by Tramps
1 ELLSWORTH Kansas April 12Miss
Myrtle Hill a teacher in a country siVhnn
about eight miles from here was brutally
assaulted this morning by one white and
two black tramps She was fearfully mal
treated Her assailants filled her mouth
with acid so as to prevent Her outcry Du
ing the struggle with her assailants three
of her ribs were broken When discovered
she was in an unconscious condition and it
feared she may die Hundreds of men are
now searching the country for the tramps
and i found they will bo lynched l
Matters In Omaha
OMAHA Neb April 12Special tele
gram to THE HERALD Without any ap
parent boom in real estate this week the
transfers show an increase of upwards or
100 per cent over the corresponding week
last year the total transfers amounting to
445037 The bank clearances for the
week are 4ThI19LS9 i an increase of 171
per cent over corresponding week last
The funeral of Philip A Warrack as
sistant general freight agent of the Union
Pacific system who died Friday morning
will be held to morrow at Trinity cathe
dral From thence the remains will be
shipped to Chicago for interment His
death has caused profound sorrpw through
out railroad circles as he was classed
among the brainiest tariff men of the coun
try although only in his twentyeighth
year at the time of his death Who his
successor will be is not known although
Second Assistant General Freight Agent
Wood is thought to be slated for the place
The Town of New Tlppcrary
DUBLIN April 12 Deputies from all
parts of Ireland attended the ceremonies
opening the town of Now Tipperary this
afternoon but owing t some neglect in
notifying the people the attendance of
peasants from the outlying districts was
smaller than I
smaler expectod A procession was
formed with visiting mayors in full re
galia ana meniuers 01 municipal councils
in uniform the head ho scene was one
of great enthusiasm Houses
were gaily
decorated and pictures of Gladstone
Parncll OBrien aud other patriots were
every where displayed Upon arriving at
the platform opposite the mart the proces
sion halted Addresses were presented to
the English visitors from the town
twn com
missioners and the tenantsdefense com
mittee Davitt said the first care of the
evicted tenants had been to provide for
their poorer brethren That fact would
redound to the honor of the Irish name and
to the advantage the national cause
OBrien said the scene they wore now wit
nessing had no parallel in tho history of
Ireland In eloquent terms he described
the peoples triumph iu this struggle which
had aroused the whole Irish race When
the national fight ended it would be their
proudest thought that the men of Tippe
rary risked their homes and property liberties
land erties nnd lives lor justice and this dear
landAgrandbanquet was given this evening
at which COO guests were present Canyon
Othelem presided Letters of apology
for absence were read from numerous
English Liberals In his speech he said
The bare announcement that Englishmen
were coming had sent s shiver through the
C C r
rough Coere garrison of Tipperary Bal
lour was on his best behavior He would I
keep the police from committing brutalities I
until our visitors had departed I
A Deliberate Shootius I
CHICAGO April 12Jacob Hofferbitt a I
laborer formerly employed at Crumps
foundry went to that pla o this evening
as the men were quitting work and fired
two shots from a revolver seriously I
wounding Daniel Mahone aud Thomas I
Keofe Hofferbitt was at once arrested i
and said that the shooting of Keefe and i
Mahone was not accidental that he in i
tended tne bullets for the toughs who both
h attacked him The man is thought to
b e demented
More Democrats Elected
PROVIDENCE R L April 12Returns
from the supplementary elections in this
city are coming in slowly and indicate the
probable election of fouror Democrats
a senator and members of the legislature
The vote is large and willhe close
On the result of the second election the
control of the state hinges The senators I
and eight representatives are chosen on
ole ticket and by the whole ticket instead
of by districts The count will not be com
pleted before tomorrow
The city election for one senator and
eight representatives resulted in the elec
tion of all the Democratic ticket save one
representative This insures tho election
of Governor Davis and the Democratic
general officers in the grand committee
Chicago Carpenters Strike
CHICAGO April 12There is no change i
to day in tho carpenters strike The men
are much encouraged by the action of the
small bosses last nightin forming organ
ization i with 1 view t < treating with them L
and feel confident of victory
A Mean Old Sheriff Attaches the Costumes
Worn by Society ladies at a Carnival
Special to THE HKHALD Examiner Dlspatchl I
BURLINGTON la April Burlingtons I
four hundred are horribly shocked over L
predicament in which a number of their
leading young ladies found themselves
after the close of an amateur entertain
ment which had been gotten up by Mr and
Mrs Howe traveling managers who came
here some five weeks ago and began the
rehearsal of a carnival militairo a rather 1
pretty and beautifully costumed entertain I
ment Mr and Mrs Howe furnished the
costumes and the participants were l
prominent ladies ot Christs Episcopal
church guild which had the entertainment
in charge Many of the young ladies had
donned their stage costumes at home be
fore going to the opera house During the
evening the sheriff from a neighboring city
appeared with au attachment on the entire
paraphernalia the curtain fell on the
last act The young ladies were horrified
when informed that they could not take
the costumes from the building A gre It
bubbub ensued but the sheriff was im
moveable and the result was that the
young ladies were compelled to go home in
decidedly neglige attire The sheriff has
prostrated the four hundred
Republicans Wrest With the Silver Problem I
WASHINGTON April 12The Republican
caucus committee having under considera
tion the question of legislation on tho silver
question had another meeting today
while the subject is being thoroughly dis
cussed wlth a view af ii5egataomo
common ground upon which nil can stand
Secretary Windom was before the commit
tee today on invitation He remained
with the committee about two hours and
engaged in the discussion He is not dis
posed to intrude upon his original bill but
ho expressed himself as willing to accept
the terms of the measure reported by the
House committee The session of the com
mitte lasted until 2 oclock and then on
adjournment was taken until Monday
morning No vote was taken on any prop
s tio No conclusion was reached The
delay in arriving at an agreement appears
to bo caused by the insistence of the ex
treme silver men upon absolute free coin
age The conservative element favors the
House bill and there is a leaven of restrict
ive feeling at work
The section of the House bill particularly
attacked by the silver men is that making
treasury notes issued in payment for bul
lion redeemable in bullion They argue
that the effect of this would be to pile up
bullion in the treasuiy and give a warrant
for the demand of the radical farmers
element for a government warehouse in
which their agricultural products may be
stored and the governments notes issued
thereon They want treasury notes re
deemed in lawful money which may bo
procured by coining the bullion purchased
On this point Secretary Windom contented
himself with reiterating his preference for
the House provision He also expressed
regret that the committee had stricken
ut of his bill tho provision giving him
purchases discretionary authority to suspend bullion
The members of the Senate Republican
silver committee have not had a meeting
since Thursday night and the indications
are that they will wait until the House cau
cus announces its conclusion upon the sub
ject The committee consists of Senators
Morrill Allison Aldrich Sherman Jones
and Hiscock the six Repuolican members
of the commute on finance and Davis
Mitchell McMillan Manderson Platt
and Teller rue silver men on this com
mittee are contending for the free coinage
of bullion produced in the United Sta es
and of Mexican ore smelted in United
States refineries They say the
entire amount produced in the United
States and Mexico as shown
by the statistics of the treasury depait
melt is 57000000 ounces annually all but
7000000 ounces being of native production
This entire amount they claim is not us
great at present values as the secretary is
required to purchase by the terms of the
Jones bill That bill requires the purchase
monthly of silver bullion to the value of
4300000 but they admit that the effect of
the passage of the bill would be to in
crease the value of silver In case they
are unable to secure anything from the
committee more favorable to them than the
terms of the Jones bill the silver men will
insist on a substantial increase of the
paper currency of the country There are
several suggestions in the bill of the com
mittee respecting this point
At 4 am nothing further had been heard
from Randalls house except that ttaudall
is still alive The watchers are simply
awaiting tho end I
a AStwchTnist Wr J I I
NEW YORK April 18 The I7craWsays aJ
starch trust is perfected and General
Hiram Durant vice president of the Glen
Cove Manufacturing company is elected
president There are but two starch man
ufacturing concerns of the country that are
not members of the trust
N E Society of California Pioneers
CHICAGO April 12The Now England I
society of California pioneers arrived here
by special train this afternoon on their way
west The party numbers 175 They re
mained in the cts three hours during
which time they were given 1 rousing re
ception by the Chicago society They were
taken first to the Auditorium opera house
Which was specially lighted for them then
to the Grand Pacific where an elaborate
luncheon and happy speeches and ex
changes of reminiscences consumed the
remainder of the time of their stay
To Forbid Salmon Nets in Canada
OTTAWA April 2It is the intention of
the Dominon government to providethat
hereafter Canada no salmon nets shall sed in
He is not in Harmony With Somei
of the German States
Or will Go Insane Say Eminent Medical Au
thorities Ills Foreign Policy The
McKinley Mil In Berlin
BERLIN April 12Copyright 1890 by
New York Associated Press Immedi
ately upon his return from Weisbaden
Emperor William will hold a series of pro
longed conferences with the heads of the
various departments Chancellor von
Caprivi Baron von Burlepsch and Baron
von Beiderstein successively I is re
ported to be the determination of the Em
peror to exercise rigid personal scrutiny
over every measure Besides overloading
himself with work he in the meantime
threatens to paralyze ministerial work
None of the bills based on the de
cisions of the labor conference and
proposed by Berlepsch has re
ceived the final imperial sanc
tion The assent of the Bundesrath to the
measures is doubtful The federal govern
ments do not share the Emperors eager
haste for reforms The prospect is there
fore that when the Emperor opens the
reichstag iu the speech from the throne
announcing his labor measures ho will
speak without the quality of definiteness
which characterized the announcements of
the Bismarck regime Beyond the preg
nant fact that the reichstag will be asked
to grant a military credit of probably
bO000000 marks nothing i known of the
governments programme The Progres
sists press indulges in visions of a
change in tho tariff policy a reduction
of the duties on cereals and progressive
modifications of the customs so as to
Io custlms
aoolisn tlie tax on articles that are abso
lute necessaries for the people and that a i
simultaneous adoption of tariffs so as to
develop the industries of the country I
is not believed in otllcial circles that the
Emperor will be rash enough to entangle
himsel in the difficulties entailed by a re
vision of the tariff which would invole
complete reforms in the whole
financial and fiscal system of the
empire Already the leading federal
princes of the empire incredulous of the
Emperors capacity and methods of govern
ing are trying to tone down his selfcon
fidence It is an open secret that the gov
ernments of Bavaria Wurtemburg and
Saxony will not cooperate in any of the
Emperors mtasures unless the Emperor
consuls them more on the general lines of
his policy One of tho chief features of
the movement is the disunion in the
Freisinnige party Since the Freisin
nige matter tho landtag has cen
sured the leadership of Richter as
dictatorial and inelastic in the face
of the expected coalition with the Conser
vatives imperialists ana me right wing oi
the National Liberals who are forming a
reactionary group against a liberal policy by
government the Freisinnige party will be
compelled to > close theiv ranks The Social
ist leaders have a momentary feud overthe
workmens proposed celebration May 1
The police have given warning that they
will not tolerate any street demonstration
The Post announces that the military bills
provide for a large increase in the number
of troops The announcement agrees with
the opinion that the Emperor will abide by
a strong foreign policy
This afternoon the United States minis
ter and the British and German represen
tatives depbsited the formal ratification of
the Snmnan trnatv and sicrnpri the final
Court advices from St Petersburg are
that a movement in favor of a constitution
finds adherents in the Czars circles Grand
Duke Vladimir the Czars brother leads
the ministerial section urging the Czar to
create a parliament consisting of repre
sentatives of the nobility elected by the
zemtsvos with a limited number of dele
gates elected by the towns The Czars re
pugnance to parliaments is reported wear
ing away under the belief that the
establishment of a parliament would put
an end to the attempts on his life
Emperor NYllliams Days are Numbered
Special to THE HERALD Examiner Dlspatch1
BERLIN April 12 ByDunlaps cable
Leading medical autorities of England
and Germany give the German Emperor
only ten years of life or sanity at the out
side I is believed that his majesty is
aware of the short span of existence to
which he is doomed and hence his stern
melancholy and his anxious preparation of
the little crown prince for arduous char
acter of a bdy embassador which he is
likely to be calC on to undertake
A United States Land Court
WASHINGTON April 12The subject of
tho adjudication of the numerous land
claims in Arizona and New Mexico over
which there has been so much controversy
and in which not much doubt exists as to
t e rightful owners has engaged tho se
rious attention of the House committee on I
private land claims during the present ses
sion of Congress As a result of the de
liberations tho committee to day agreed
upon a bill to establish a United States
land court and provide for the judicial in
vestigation and settlement of these claims
in the two territories This court is to
consist of a chief justice and two associate
justices who shall hold terms annually at
the capital of Colorado and at the capitals
of the two territories and Washington
D C when necessary
The Cuban Bandits Executed
HAVANA April 12The two bandits who
kidnapped Seficr Alzola last year were
executed today
A lake Steamer Burned
ERIE Penn April 12The steamer
Chenango loaded with wheat from Toledo
for Buffalo was burned off this port last
night When approached by IjfSbaving
crew no sign of the crew cmld be discov
ered Afteiletayjngbjr until she sank the
I life savers returned
A Double Sorrow
Specialto TIE HERALD Examiner Dispatch
NEWARK J April 121or seven years
Mrs Joseph Mether of 92 Charlton street
has every Sunday strewn flowers on the
grave of a stranger under the impression
that it contained the remains of her hus
band Now that she has discovered her
I mistake she is greatly worried because she
has no means of finding out the resting
place of the man she once vowed to love
honor and obey Her husband died twenty
five years ago and was buried in Fair
mount cemetery In November 1SS2 Eliza
beth Barr died and she was buried in the
same grave as the records show Methers
bones had been disinterred and removed to
some other part of the cemetery and the
grave was sold to Mrs Barrs relatives
The mark that Mrs Mother had placed on
her husbands grave was moved to one
side so it rested on the next grave in
which was buried Captain Kernan
I Mrs Mether was surprised last Decoration
tion day when she found head boards had
i been erected over tho grave she thought
contained the body of her husband She
made inquiries and found her husbands
remains had been dug up and removed but
the cemetry people dont know now in
what portion of the cemetery they are
Even if the cemetery officials should pro
duce bones purporting to be those of her
husband she has no means of identify
ing them and she fears she never will
know where his last resting place is
John Dillon In Ken York I
NEW YORK April 12 Among tho pas
sengers on the steamer Eider today was
John Dillon on his return from Australia
in improved health to resume his duties in
the British house of commons
Nearly half the men who struck on the
buildings which Paulsen Egre of Green
Point have been putting iron work on
went back to work today The contractors
agreed to employ none but union men
Judge Barrett appointed William H
Baker permanent receiver of the Commer
cial Telegraph company in the sequester
ation proceedirgs by John W Mackey
who has a judgment for 237000 against the
Three Bodies Found In 0 Canal
MONTREAL April 12Three bodies wore
found in the canal this morning One is
that of Patrick Cahill a welltodo soda
water manufacturer of Point St Charles
who disappeared StPatricks day Another
is that of M J Jolly lost three weeks ago
The other is that of an old man not yet
The London Lancet Gives Details of the Atro
cities Committed at Kara
Special to TIE HERALD Examiner Cable
LONDON April 12The wellknown Eng
lish medical journal the Lancet in this
weeks number presents at some length such I
details of the atrocity to which the political II
prisoners at Kara in eastern Siberia were
subjected last November as are of especial
interest to the medical profession Most
attention is devoted to the famous case of
Madame Segida who died from the effects I
of flogging Dr Guervich the prison
physician was strongly opposed to the
Hogging He furnished the governor of r
the prison with a certificate setting forth
that Madame Segida was receiving treat
ment nt his hands for heart disease I
had long been customary for the prison
officials to accept such a certificate as suf
ficient warrant for suspending the inflic
tion of corporal punishment but under the I
order of Baron Korff governorgeneral of
the province directing that the i
prison rules should be rigorously en
foyced in the case of political prisoners
the governor of the prison decided that the
flogging should be administered in spite of r
the physician Dr Guervich thereupon
remonstrated strenuously and refused t I
be present at the flogging Despite these
remonstrances the lady was rudely seized
her clothes were stripped from her and in
the presence of soldiers she was thrown
upon a bench and held down while a i
hundred cruel blows were laid upon her
bared back The Lancet applauds Dr
Guervich for his refusul to be a
party to this frightful barbarity I he
is prosecuted for the stand he took the
Lancet thinks that the physicians of Eng
land his rescue ought to unite in some action to effect
In the Senate
WASHINGTON April 12Dawes pre i
sented a petition of the Boston board of
trade indorsing tho resolutions by the
chamber of commerce remonstrating
against the proposed legislation for diving
the Chinese out of the country
The calendar was taken up under the five
minute rule and the following bills passed
To provide for the disposal of Old Fort
Lyon and Fort Lyon military reservations
Colorado to settlers
Appropriating 200000 for a public build I
ing at San Jose Cal
ThA Senate hill for tho rnllpf nf thn
Union Iron bi San Francisco remit t
ting certain penalties in connection with the
contruction of the war vessel Charleston
Among the bills passed was the Senate
bill extending to the states of South
Dakota North Dakota Washington and
Montana the benefits of the act allowing
certain states 5 per cent on the sale of
public lands sae
The House bill to authorize Ogden Utah
to assume an increased indebtedness
Tho Senate bill to increase the rate of
pensions in certain cases of deafness to 10 i
a month
The Senate bill appropriating 430000
for a public building Pueblo 550000
The Senate bill to increase the efficiency
and reduce the expense of the signal corps
of the army The bill transfers to the de
partment of agriculture the weather bureau
leaving the signal corps of the army to re
main in tho war department
After executive session adjourned
In the House
WASHINGTON April 12Immediately
after the reading of the journal the House
resumed consideration of the contested
election case of Waddell against Wise
Casswell 1 of Wisconsin and Dalezell
of Pennsylvania qpoko in favor of the
contestant then Wise took the floor in his
own behalf
After further discussion a vote was
taken on the minority substitute resolu
tion declaring tho seat vacant Defeated
yeas llJ nays 133
The majority resolution declaring Wad
dell entitled to tho seat was adopted yeas
134 nays 120 and that gentleman appeared
at the bar of the House and took the oath
Public business was suspended and the
House proceeded to pay a fitting tribute to
the memory of the late James Laird Rep
resentative from Nebraska After eulogis
tic addresses adjourned
btanley at Cannes
LONDON April J2 Stanley reached
Cannes today Ho was received by Sir
William Mackinnon chairman of the Emin
relief committee Stanley subsequently
called upon the Prince of Wales
I Stanley Declines Leopolds Invitation
BRUSSELLS April 12A dispatch from
Cannes says Stanley has declined King
Leo olds invitation to attend the Anti
slavery congress now sitting at Brusselson
tIre ground that the condition of his health
will not permit The same dispatch says
Dr Pale who accompanied Stanley on
his expedition to the interior of Africa is
now with him at Cannes declares Emin
Pasha is suffering from incurable catarrh
and before a year will be blind
Senatorial Congratulations to Stanley
WASAINGTON April 12This afternoon
Senators Hawley Squire Allison Hale
Gray Gibson and Manderson sent congrat
ulation and complimentary messages to
Henry M Stanley through Colonel Geaur
and Edisons European partner The
messages were spoken in a phonograph and
will be repeated to Stanley at the dinner
to be given him by Colonel Geauraud on
his arrival in Paris Colonel Geauraud
by request of the President reproduced at
the White House today Gladstones mes
sage recently sent to New York which
was greatly appreciated
Marquis Tseng Dead
PEKIN Aprill2 MarquisTseng former
minister to London Paris and St Peters
burg is dead
Steamer Wrecked
LONDON April 12 The British steamer
Umvalosl from Londoner Port Natal was
wrecked near Delagoa bay No lives were
PARIS is mm
The Great Demonstration of
May 1 Causes Apprehension
The Number of Men the Socialists will Mass
Various Opinions Concerning the
Outcome of the Matter
Special to THE HERALD Examiner Dispatch
PARIS April 12By cable to the New
York Herald Tho Parisians are begin
ins to look ahead to the first day of May
with some apprehension On the one hand
ire arrayed the forces of socialism men
resolute to show by an imposing demonstra
tion that their demands are such as cannot
bo lightly set aside and on the otljer there
are centered in M Constans all the powers
of law and order as represented by thou
sands of police and soldiers
The minister of the interior it will be re
membered has declared his intention to
prevent any demonstration of the kind
predicted cost what it may In no wise
staggered by this declaration of the gov
ernment the Paris Socialists are working
with a will to organize their demonstration
Despite M Constans and all his police and
soldiers they vow they will meet In such
numbers that the powers vested in the
government will pale into insignificance in
comparison Thus it is that timid people
are already heard asking if it will be safe
to venture into the streets to breathe the
balmy air of May and if it will not be
probable or at least possible that those
streets will run with gore
For the last for might meetings have been
held every third day in different parts of
Paris and hand bills by hundreds and
thousands have been distributed among the
toilers The hand bills set forth the ob
jects of the demonstration The document
goes on to recount how the idea of holding
this demonstration of the universe was
hootedt at the International Socialist con
gress which was held in Paris in July ISbO
May 1 was fixed as the date of a univer
sal demonstration of labor and the same
was chosen as the grand annual fete of the
laboring world It was unanimously de
cided that the toilers of all countries repre
sented at the congress shall demand the
public powers to give satisfaction to their
just claim and the following added that the
demonstrations will be for the most wil
fully blind a revelation of the gigantic
work which has been accomplished in
masses of toilers since the commune was
established and the necessary outcome of
which will be the advent of the new social
istic order of things
Each country was left to determine
what kind of a demonstration best suited
its own purpose In France the idea was
welcomed with enthusiasm among th
Socialists and the municipal council even
promised moral and pecuniary support In
Germany where the authorities have de
cided to quash any attempt at demonstra
tion the latest news Is there is a split in
the Socialist ranks Bevel and Beknechtba
being opposed to the scheme In Austria
the strikes now in progress are believed ts
be an augury of what May 1 will bring
forth In Belgium the demonstration it
expected to bo notable and oven in Norway
a demonstration is in progress
With reference particularly to Park
Jules Gueside soninlaw of Karl Marx
whose mantle has descended upon his
shoulders declared to the reporters that
the demonstration would be grandiose
We shall number 200000 toIlers Ho
continued Two hundred thousand
resolute men will crowd the streets
of this capital The government has
announced Its intention of dispersing us It
is easy to disperse 500 not so 200000 How
ever we desire that our demonstration be
quite pacific but I am confident that the
good sense of the Parisian workingman will
obviate such an eventuality
Other Socialistic deputies share the same
confidence but M Joufrin labor candi
date whom his political opponents still nick
name the elect of the minority in cease
quence of his sitting as deputy for Mon
martre instead of Boulanger is inclined to
be sceptical I am persuaded it will be a
fiasco he said today Many of the lead
ing spirits of the demonstration are Bou
langists and consequently have no influ
ence on the vast body of workingmen Wo
shall see that the French workingman will
not lay down his tools and quit his shop io
the middle of the week
To Enlist Indians In the Army
WASHINGTON April 12 Secretary Proc
tor has submitted to the interior depart
ment proposition to enlist 1000 Indiana
in the regular army It is proposed to of
ficer the regiment with graduates from
West Point the subordinate grades to be
filled by pupils who have been educated at
eastern military schools The details of
the plan have not yet been fully matured
but it is the opinion of the secretary that
Indians can be received Into the regular
army in a separate regiment both to their
own advantage and that of the govern
Splcer Against the Northern Pacific
WASHINGTON April 12In the case ci
R E Spicer and others against the North
ern Pacific involving a tract of land within
the corporate limits of the town of Spo
kane Falls Washington Secretary Noble
has directed a hearing to be had to deter
mine the status of the land in question at
the date of the definite location of the
railroad The rights of other claimants
he says can be better settled after the
claim of the company has been determined
It is said there are about five hundred resi
dents upon the land which with the im
provements is valued at several hundred
thousand dollars
The Evangelical Church How
CHICAGO April 12 Todays sessions of
therival factions of the Evangelical church
were very mild Manifestoes were ex
changed each calling on the other to re
turn to the fold Both have formed com
pletely separate organizations just as if
the other party was not in existence
Bishop Eshers faction however is deter
mined to have the records and other books
and the legal fight which will be begin
next week will probably hasten the com
pletion of the rupture in the church
Leicestershire Sprins Handicap
LoDox April 12The race for the
Leicestershire spring handicap was won
by Surbiton
A Fact Worth Knowing
Astigmatism which is the inability to sea F
lines running in different directions i
equally distinctr Is the principal cause of
defective sight and by far the most annoy
lag and is only detected and corrected by
a specialist thoroughly acquainted and
practiced in the application of the scien
tific tests In such cases not only must
special lenses be provided but they must
also be mounted just the properway a
the same lenses fitted any other way will
bo positively hurtful
Dr G W Tibblts the occulist and auris
of 10 East First South street is very sue
cessfulin such cases His office is provided
with all the scientific tests and he is thor
oughly competent and practiced In the use
of these tests for full and complete cor
rection People whose eyes trouble them
from optical defect will secure permanent
relief applying to him and will also save
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