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I I I II I I Contains TheSemiIeeUyHerald ONLY B and H specially ROBERTS all 300 the cream edited PER of EDITOR matter the YEAR Dally I I THE SALT LAKE < > HER AL D Full FOR The of Special where 250 Snnday in Articles the PER world Herald sent YEAR any
The City is Filled With Alliance 1 I
The Grand Army is WorkIng Like Heavers
for His ReelectionNew York Post
lion on the Force Bill
OMAHA Neb lan 2tSpecia1 telegram
to THE HERALD Commercial and rail
way circles were shocked and surprised
this evening with the receipt of a manifesto
iroia the Union Pacific to the effect that I
lis the city of Omaha had seen fit to enjoin
toe delivery of the 150000 of Union de j
3 ot bonds owing to the refusal of the I
Union Pacific to permit the Rock Island I
md Milwaukee to enter the city over its
bridge the company would make no effort
t have the bond delivered and would not
rcct the Union depot or least for awhile
The statement is lengthy and signed by the
general attorney Thurston This is re
garded a only another scheme resulting
from the bridge complications and an op
portunity for Gould to injure Omahas com
jocrcc in return for the interest the city
has manifested in the success of the other
corporations to cross the Union Pacific
The Farmers Alliance Convention
OMAHA Neb Jan 23 Special telegram
to Tan HERALD Omaha i crowded with
prominent men from every state who will
attend the eleventh annual convention of
the National Farmers alliance which con
venes tomorrow The session will con
tinue three days August Past the na
tional secretary has issued a bulletin an
nouncing that the deliberations of the body
will be conducted with closed doors and
only those measures which the press com
anittee think proper will be given to the
public A fraction of the members
of the convention are opposed to
holding secret sessions and some openly an
nounce their refusal to abide by such an
The first business to be considered will
be the question of devising ways and
means to compel the Pacific railroads to
effect an immediate settlement with the gov
ernment A number of representatives of
Goulds interests are present to offer in
Jiuential members inducements to remain
silent on questions touching the Union Pa
chiles affairs The convention will early
take measures to forward au expression to
the Kansas legislature favoring the un
I qualified defeat of Ingalls reelection and
the fcclection of some one who is emphatically
phatically opposed to promiscuous pen
sion legislation
Txordykes Wild Career
BELLEVGE Idaho Jan 26Special tele
gram to TUE HERALD Benamin Nor
dyke county assessor and collector of Lo
gan county who skipped last week being
short in his accounts has returned to Lo
gan county and is now located in Shoshone
drawing out over SLODO before he went
nway A friend in Shoshone seeing him
spending the money freely gambling suc
ceeded in corralling over 600 which is
now in safe hands and will of course be
turned into the county treasury Nordyke
3s repentant because of the Jrolic that has
brought his honorable name t reproach
It is believed that when he has sobered up
he will bend every effort t make good his
shortage and save his bondsmen any pay
ment on account of his foolishness
I the Senate
WASHINGTON Jan 2GThe Senate met
at noon in continuation of the legislative
day of Thursday last the pending question
beinc the resolution to amend the rules by
providing some method of closing debate
Morgan resumed the floor and continued
his argument began Saturday in opposition
to the proposed rule and to the election bill
both of which measures he claimed on the I
authority of the New York Times to be I
for the advancement of Harrisons project
for reelection At 120 oclock Morgan
ielded for a motion by Wolcott to proceed
to the consideration of the apportionment
bIll Dolph moved to lay the motion on the
table and the motion was rejected amid
much applause yeas 3 nays 3 Sena
tors Cameron Jones of Nevada Ste art
Teller Vashburn and Wolcott voted with
the Democrats and Ingalls was paired with
A vote was then taken on Wolcotts mo
tion to tako up the apportionment bill and
it was carried yeas U5 l nays 34
The following is the veto in detail on the
motion to lay Wolcotts motion on the
Aldrich Uicock
len Hoar
Allibon McDonnell
Blair McMillan
Carr Tilandersou
Casey Mitchell
Cullom Merrill
Darts Paddock
Des Platt
Uizon Power I
Doillh Quay
Ldmunds Sawyer
i arts Sherman
3 ar a ell SpooLe
1rye Siooisbridgc
flab Warren
Hawley Wilson of Iowa 34
Harbour Jones of Nevada
Bate Kcnna
Berry McPherson
BlacKburn Morgan
33ulter Payne
tai Pugh
Cameron Ransom
Carlisle Reagan
Cockrcll Stewart V
Coltc Teller
ustis Tinpie V
aulkncr Vance
George Vest
Gorman Walthall
Gray Wabhburn
Hampton Wilson of Ma land
Harni Wolcott
Jones Arkansas
There was considerable confusion andill
feeing in relation to the pairs Daniel
said he was paired with Squire but as ho
was informed by the Senator from Nevada
f Stewart that Stanford was in fnvnr of
proceeding with the business ho would
transfer Squires pair to Stanford and
would himself vote
Aldrich objected and the final result was
the pairs stood a follows Pierce and i
Brown Plumb and Gibson Pettigrew and
Pasco Squire and Daniel Shoup and Col
quit Sanders and Ingalls Chandler and
Blodgett Moody and Hearst and Higgins
and Voorhees Stanford stands not paired
The result was announced yeas 3 nays
3 So the motion to lay on the table was
rejected The announcement was
with applause on the Democratic side and
in the galleries
A vote was then taken on Wolcotts moc
tion to take up the apportionment bill and
it was carried by a like vote yeas 35
The reading of the bill and report was
h s
continued until 3 oclock and the bill was I
then laid aside till to morrow
The next bU3iness was on Gormans mo I
tion to amend the journal of Tuesday last
which was agreed to without dissent and
the journals of Thursday and Wednesday
I were approved
The morning business was the memorial
of the Idaho legislature which was pre
sented and referred on the subject of lead
and lead ores and pretesting aeaint a re
duction on lead and lead ore Also a large
number of petitions from western states
for and against the Conger lard bill and
tno Torrey bankruptcy bill
Among the pension bills reported and
placed on file was one for Mrs Mary Ann
Doherty a bill for whose relief was vetoed
by Cleveland two years ago
The army appropriation bill was reported
and Dolph offered a resolution which went
over instructing the committee on judiciary
to report as to the power of a minority of
the Senate to compel the attendance of
Blair moved to proceed to consider
ation of the House bill foran adjustment the
accounts of laborers and others under the
eighthour law Pending action tho Sen
ate adjourned
Senator Aldrich and most of the Repub
lican Senators today were completely sur
prised at the action of the Senate in laying
aside tue closure resolution and taking up
the apportionment bill There was no ex
pectation of any important vote and one
Republican Senator was absent attending
to department business when the vote was
taken and it was with difficulty a pair was
arranged for him Senator Stanford was
absent and unpaired The future course
of events depends largely upon him as
Senator Aldrich says i Stanford agrees to
support the rule he will ask the Senate to
resume its consideration immediately
The Storm in Pennsylvania
VILKS ARt Pa Jan 26 Yesterdays
storm was very severe throughout this sec
tion of the state Telegraph telephone and
electric light wires were qown in all direc
tions and communication
communicaton interrupted In
the country much damage was done by
snow breaKing down trees crushing barn I
roofs etc
Accident to the Seventh Cavalry Train
TOPEKA Kan Jan 3GNews was re
ceived late tonight that the Union Pacific
train conveying the Seventh cavalry col
lided at Irving Kan tonight Both en
gineers and firemen are reported killed and
several soldiers badly wounded
A Bill Introduced in the Idaho
To Create the Counties of Alta and Lincoln
and Apportion the Debt of
Logan County
BOISE Jan 2GSpecial telegram to
THE HERALD This morning a bill was
introduced in the house of representatives
creating and organizing the counties of
Alta and Lincoln and toapportion the debt
of Logan county The lines provided are
as follows Beginning at a point on the
southerly line of Custer county on the point
between rangesdl and 12 Boise meridian
thence east to the middle of the channel of
Big Lost river up saidchannelto the
head of Pass creek along Pass creek
thence east tothe middle of the channel of
Little Lost river up the middle of Little
Lost river to the intersection of the line
between Custer and Lemhi
thence due east of the line of Lemhi
county to the intersection ofthe westerly
line of Bingham county thence due south
along the line of Bingham county to where
the 113th meridian intersects the first
standard parallel south thence east along
said parallel to Snake river thence down
Snake river to a point where the line be
tween townships 2 and 20 east Boise
meridian intersects said channel thence
north along said township line between
townships 2 and 3 south thence west to
the township line between ranges 1 and I
12 east Boise meridian thence north along
said township line as far as i has been ex
tended thence due north to the pluce of
beginning This renews the old Alturas
division fight and there will be a lively
and bitter contest in the legislature
To Develop Northern Idaho
BOISE Cm Jan 26fSpecial telegram
to TIE HERALDJThe bill of Representa
tive Jones providing for the construction
of a vagon road by the state from Banner
in Boise county t Wallace in the north
ern part of Shoshone county with a branch
from Deadwood in Boise county through
Custer county via Salmon river into and
through Lemhi county to the Montana line
at the head of the north fork of Salmon
rhor was introduced today As it is under
stood that the senate will pass the bill it
is almost certain that all that rich section
of Idaho lying between the extreme north
and extreme south will in the course of
two or three years be opened up and have
communication with the outside world
passed Also a the bill house to prevent the killing of moose
Mrs N C Delano Dead
BELLEVUE Idaho Jan 2GfSpecial tele
gram to THE HERALD Mrs N C Delano
died today after a lingering illness The
funeral will be Wednesday
Elniore County Seat War
MOUNTAIN V HOME Idaho Jan 20 Spec
ial telegram to TIE HERALD The Elmoro
county teat war has broken out anew
The newly elected and qualified officers
cers mace a demand on the old
officers at Rocky Bar today
for their records but were refused on the
ground that they had not properly qualified
It will be remembered that Judge Stock
slager issued a mandamus about two weeks
ago ordering the county seat to Moun
tain Home The old officers refused
to obey and are in contempt of
court The newv officers met at Moun
tain HQme and qualified The law re
quires tbat they should qualify before the
auditor but he being absent the new com
missioners qualified before a justice or the
peace and othpr officers before the board
The board was in session here today and
voted unanimously to secure the best
local talent in the state and proceed against
the old officers There is talk in some
quarters of going after the records by force
demonetization of Silver in Germany
BERLIN Jan 26In the reichstag today
Herr Kardorff proposed that the German
government open negotiations with Amer
ica with reference to the remonetization of
silver Herr Bamberger Dr Kock
president of the Reich bank opposed it
holding that there was no fcrouna for in
terfering with the present standard
Two Ble Cattle Thieves Arrested
PIERRE S D Jan 2GTom Hetlund
and Charles Thompson ranchmen have
been arrested for stealing range cattle on
Bad river The extensive cattle stealing
done by them the past two months hip been I
days charged t the Indians until within a few
j I
The Kansas Alliance Nominate
Another Man
The Indians are I eady to Surrender Him
When the Slayer of Two Tails
is liven Up
TOIEKA Kas Jan 26The Alliance
forces will hold their caucus tonight for
the purpose of naming some one from their
number who can harmonize the discordant
elements of their party I such a one is
found the first engagement will occur
Tuesday Ingalls will be then elected by
the senate there being in that body thirty
eight Ingalls men one Democrat and one
Alliance man I the Alliance men stick to
their caucus man they will have 93 votes
in the house to 2 Republican and S Demo
cratic ballots Then on Wednesday will
come a joint session when all will depend
upon the ability of the Alliance to keep
their forces together I they succeed in
this the session may end before nightfall
The Ingalls men are rolying on the old
soldier element in tOe Alliance throwing
themselves on the side of IngaUs when he
shall march into the house from the senate
cnamoer ole of the knowing ones as
sure you thut no caucus action on earth
can prevent this One Qf these prophets
says Tomorroiv petitions will be read
in the house from every Grand Army post
in Kansas asking for the reelection of In
galls These petitions will not come from
the posts themselves but from leading
I men in each post This will get around
the objection that the Grand Army of the
Republicis nonpolitical
The Ingalls organization is in the hands
of five of the shrewdest men that ever
went into a contest Livingston president
of the New York Alliance is using his in
fluence with the soldier element for In
galls He shows letters said to be from
southern alliance men in which they state
that when the Alliance comes into power
they will cut off the pensions of the sol
diers This is having acme influence mo
mentarily at least
The Alliance is preserving the strictest
secrecy holding their meetings in dark
rooms and it is difficult to get anything out
of them unless you have the Alliance birth
mark the Alliance grip and password
From appearances it would seem Willetts
is the most promising one among their num
her for the senatorship but they will not
talk about him Harris of Leavenworth
is doubtless the ablest man in the Alliance
and represents every principle of the com
bination but he is an exconfederate and it
is doubtful the large soldier contingent
would support him tor that reason Con
gressman Simpson is ruled out from the
contest by the Alliance resolution that no
memberelect to Congress shall be eligible
to the United States Senate
Ingalls forces seem more confident than
ever tonight They are all working like
beavers and the city is full of Grand Army
men all of whom seem to be for Ingalls
Another Alliance caucus was held tonight
cvery AUiwicfr iiiatr135np present The
utmost precautions were taken to prevent
any news of what was going on reaching I
At 1230 the caucus was still in session
I is known Judge Pfeiffer editor of the
Kansas Farmer was in the lead up to the
tenth ballot and Speaker Elder running
next with Willets third
W A Pheffer editor of the Kansas Far
mer was nominated by the Alliance caucus
adjourned on the nineteenth ballot and the caucus
The Murderer of Lieutenant Casey
CHICAGO Jan Lieutenant Chamber
lain who arrived today from Pine Ridge
says the slayer of Lieutenant Casey is a
graduate of Carlisle Pa Indian school and
son of a prominent Sioux No Water The
murderer was about t be turned over to
the soldiers for trial when news of the
murder of the Indian Few Tails by
whites was received The Indians then
said they would deliver Caseys murderer
when the murderer of Few Tails was
brought in and both hanged together
Caseys murderer is still being shielded
Assistant AdjutantGeneral Corbin re
ceived a telegram from General Miles to
night stating he leaves tomorrow for
Chicago with about thirty Indians includ
jug Kicking Bear and Short Bull They
will be kept at Fort Sheridan Chicago
ingtun This is not the delegation going to Wash
Murder ana Suicide
GLENWOOD Minn Jan 2GIn Ben Wade
township this morning Christ Abruamson
aged IS killed Annie Simpson aged 15 and
then suidided The girl had refused to
marry him
Nelson Offered for Sale
Special to THE HERALD Examiner Dispatch
AUGUSTA Maine Jan26 A Maine news
paper says C H Nelson of Waterville has
offered his champiOn stallion Nelson to
Jacob Ruppert the wealthy New York
brewer for 135000 It is understood Rup
pert has for a long time admired the horse
and friends of both parties say the transfer
will take place goon
The Yichita flank Closes I
KANSAS CITY Jan 126A special from
Wichita Kan says Tho savings bank of
Wichita has closed its doors Liabilities
31000 assets 75000
Senator lleWet Better
WASIIINGTON Jan 26 Senator Hearst
is better tonight The symptoms of blood
poisoning which were manifested a day or
two ago have disappeared and Dr Ward
who has been in constant attendance will
return t Now York this evening
To Compensate Crow Creek Indians
WASHINGTON Jan 2GThe President
has sent to the Senate a letter from Secre
tary Noble recommending favcrble con
sideration on the bill appropriating 187000
to compensate the Crow Creek Indiana of
Dakota for the loss sustained in receiving
less land per capita in their diminished
reservation than is received
by Indians oc
cupying other diminished reservations
George Harris Suicidal Fast
NEWOJKRN 11 Jan 26 The thirtieth
day of the strange fast of George Harrisjhas
almost exhausted his wonderful vitality
and it is dow only question of hours when
his unnatural desire to die will probably be
Going After Father Ignatius
Special to TUE HERALD Examiner Dispatch
CANTON 0 Jan 26Rev Howard
Macquerry in a sermOn last night replied
to the sermon of Father Ignatius the
monk delivered at New York a week ago
He said the latter had attacked Heber
Newton over his shoulder saying both he
and the Rev Macquerry should be ex
polled from tn church while in reality
Father Ignatius himself had been denied
the privilege of preaching in his own
country and only through the courtesy of
the bishop of New York had he been
granted that right here
Wanted for Harder in California
COLTJSIBUS 0 Jan 6The authorities I
at San Francisco YQ askeeLfor informs I
t 1
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tion concerning Stewart E Bell alias
Sydney Bell under arrest charged with
the mutder of Samuel Jacobson in that city
last August The charge is based upon the
confession of a man named Campbell sup
posed to have been an accomplice of Bell
The family of Bell reside ia l Columbus
He ran away from home when twelve
years old going to Brazil and Australia
When he returned he engaged in daily
labor and had several personal encounters
with his father and others finally leaving
for California
In the House
WASHINGTON Jan 26Tho usual skir
mish in the House took place today as to
the reading and approval of the journal
The journal was finally approved The
yeas and nays were then ordered on a mo
tion that the House go into committee of
the whole on the naval appropriation bill
but the call of the roll was interrupted by
the information given by Rogers of
I Arkansas that the force bill was defeated
in the Senate Then the Democrats gave
cheer after cheer Jj <
The speakers gavel was forlsbmotimo in
effectual to check the Dom rJtic en
thusiasm Another Bull Run ejaculated
Brewer of Michigan 1
The House then went into committee V of I
the whole on the naval appropriation bill
Kelly of Kansas referring to the Demo
cratic enthusiasm said the news from the
Senate he did not doubt was good news to
the assassins of John 11 Clayton Some
thing had been said about time betrayal of
party pledges I there was any it came
from those men who had been instructed
by their state legislatures to voto for a
certain bill and who turned around and
voted against it After some further dis
cussion the committee rose the bill passed
and the House adjourned V
Western Trallic Association
CHICAGO Jan 2GThe special committee
meeting of the Transcontinontal associa
tion which was to have been held hero this
morning was postponed owing to the
absence of some of the members This
leaves the field open for a meeting of tho
Western Traffic association and they are
now in session I will probably take
several days to complete the work of
establishing territorial division by the new
association und agreeing upon per ccntages
of traffic to be allowed each road at com
petitive Missouri points
At a meeting of the Transcontinental
association today routine business was
disposed of and the association was merged
into the new Western Traffic association as
the Transcontinental division A meeting
of commissioners of the new association
begins to morrow
A Man Jumps from Goat Island
On to the IceFrom There llePushes Himself
Into tho Water and From There Into
Eternity Up or Down
Special to THE HERALD Examiner Dispatch
cide as determined as it was romantic oc
curred Goat Island bridge last evening
shortly after 6 OclOCK A welldressed
young man registered at tho pencer house
Saturday as C F Stanley Cleveland 0
He drank heavily and remained in his room
the greater part of the day After break
fast yesterday morning he walked out to
Goat island where he remained an hour or
two and then returning to the Spencer be
gan to drink again He roamed around
from place to place all the afternoon and
appeared worried Policeman Henry High I
land met him at 0 3 oclock Highland saw he
was intoxicated and tried to lead him back I
to mainland Stanley objecting struggling I
to pot away They were in the middle of the i
bridge when Stanley jerked away from the
officer and before the latter could recover
jumped over the railing The ice had
packed in a solid mass under tho bridge and
btanley fell on it and lay stunned High
land culled for assistance and Jack McCloy
and Officer McMullen answered McCloy
got a rope and a laduer was lowered over
the side of the bridge The jarring of the
ladder on the ice seemed to arouse Stanley
He rose to a sitting position shivering
with cold McCloy tied the rope
around his waist and Highland and
McMullen stood r ady to steady him when
he climbed down the ladder Stanley saw
him ooming He had rolled over on his side
and was moaning scrambled up on his
and knees and motioned McCloy away He
tried to speak but his words were hoarse
and grating McCloy shouted for him to
wait Ho was just stepping over the rail
ing of the bridge and his foot was on the
top rung of the ladder Stanley tried to
crawl to the edge of the ice but fell for
ward on his face I looked as though his
legs were broken McCloy half slid and
half climbed down the ladder and turned
his head just in time to see Stanley labor
iously roll over and over to the edge of the
ice There he sat for part of a second his
feet and legs hanging in the icy waters He
swayed to and fro violently and put his
hand out toteady himself McCloy turned
and looked at him and then the three men
heard a sharp splash and they caught sight
of a dark figure twisting and turning in the
waters of the rapid and then it disap
peared over the American falls In thirty
seconds Stanley more McCoy would have saved
Mizners Version of His Ilecall
AX FRANCISCO Jan 20 Mizner ex
minister to Guatemala who was recalled
by Secretary Blaine because his attitude
in the Barrundia case makes public his
reply to the secretarys letter of recall
Mizner regrets the hasty action of the
House of Representatives in calling for
the papers in the case before the committee
had fully investigated i as he could have
explained everything satisfactorily He
cites Secretary Bayards action in tho
Gomez case aud says he Muner was
ruled by that in the Barrundia affair Bar
rundia was a citizen and political offender
against the hvs of Guatemala Decides
being indicted for common crimes He
came voluntarily into the jurisdiction of
Guatemala on a merchant steamer The
captain of the steamer asked him Mizner
for instructions and he advised the officer
to surrender Barrundia i his ship was
within one league of tie territory of Guat
emala Mizner says if there is any differ
ence between the two cases it is in favor of
Guatemala who made the arrest on the
ground of Barrundia being both a political
and common crimes offender and sustains
him Mizner in giving advice to
lim Jzner g ilg tie cap
tain The exminister stated the entire
diplomatic corps of Central America ex
cepting Mexico indorses his course in the
Barrundia affair
Indiana and the Fair
INDIANAPOLIS Jau 2GThe house to
day after a long and vigorous de
bate adopted a resolution to the
effect that the passage of the elec
tion bill would render the Worlds
fair a sectional affair and if that measure
becomes n law no appropriation should be
made by Indiana The Democratic
Thl Democratc mem
bers of the senate caucused on the matter
tonight and a motion to make the resolu
tion a party measure was defeated by the
vote of the chairman As there was not a
full attendance another caucus will be hold
tomorrow V
A Submarine Volcano
ROME Jan 20The volcanic disturb
ances on the sea between Genoa and Spezzia
culminated todajin a subD ocjuo
Are to be Made in the Rules of the
Supreme Court
Brought Before the Court Principally for the
Purpose of Delay Some Impor
tant Decisions
WASHINGTON Jan 26Tbe United States
supreme cpurt today announced some im
portant changes in its rules designed to
meet cases brought before the court princi
pally for the purpose of delay
The changes are framed especially
to meet > habeas corpus cases and are
the result of the proceedings recently
in the Jugiro electrocution case The most
important change is a requirement that all
appeals writs of error aud citations unless
specially ordered otherwise must be made
returnable to the supreme court within not
exceeding thirty days from the decision of
tho lower court Unless tho record and
case is docketed within a specified tlmotho
case must be dismissed by the court if in
session and by the clerk during vacation
I United States Supreme Court I
VSmXGTos Jan 26The supreme
court today rendered an opinion directing
that the cases of C E Cook and six others
convicted in the circuit court of the United
States for the Western district of Texas
for murder committed in No Mans Land
be remanded with instructions to grant a I
new trial The attorneygeneral admitted
the ruling of the judge at the trial was II
erroneous and this is the ground on which
the action of tue court is based The
court however decided against the pris
oners on the other points in issue
A Central Pacific Hallway Decision
WASHINGTON Jan 2GThe supreme
court has announced a decision reversing
the judgment of the court of claims award
ing the Central Pacific railway 193021 in
its suit against the United States The
question upon which the case turned was
whether or not under the Thurman act
in computing me net earnings 01 mo com
pany there should first be taken out the
expenses incurred not for running the
road and for repairs but for betterments
and improvements whereby the permanent
value of the road is increased This court
holds that these expenses cannot under
the Thurman act be taken out in com
puting the net earnings and says that the
language of the act seems to preclude any
charges for improvements being taken out
of the gross receipts before deciding tie
amount sinking fund the government shall retain for the
A motion was made today in the supreme
court by Solicitor General Taft to advance
for argument about fiftyseven cases of
Chinese who it is alledged entered the
country at San Francisco in violation of
the Chinese exclusion act The China
men are at large end the cases come here
frciin the United StatescircuiWfoBKtho
Northern district of California
Strikers Kesumlne Work
LONDON Jan 2GA large number of
strikers have esumed work on the North
British line and traffic is improving
Unman Lopez Hanced
SANTA BAKBAUA Cal Jan 20 Ramon
Lopez was hanged this morning for the
murder 1800 of Mary Desiretta October 20
V Sentenced Death by Electricity
NEW Youic Jim 20 Harris A Smiler
the wife murderer this morning was sen
tenced to death by electricity
A Wall Street Broker Cuts His Throat
NEW YORK Jan 20 Duringa fit of tem
porary insanity last night B B Hopkins
1 prominent Val street broker cut his
throat in 0 horrible manner He is still
alive but cannot recover
Luthprans Forbidden to Join the Grand Army
Special THE HERALD Examiner Dispatch
GALENA Iii Jan 26A sensation was
caused yesterday oy the Rev G Klind
worth a prominent Lutheran minister
forbidding parishioners becoming mem
bers of either the Grand Army of the Re
public or the Farmers Mutual Benefit as
sociation The ground for his declaration
he said was that the two bodies named are
secret societies to which Lutheranism is
strictly opposed I
Archbishop Ireland Forbids Lotteries
Special THE HERALD Examiner Dispatch
ST PAUL Minn Jan 20 Archbishop
Ireland has stirred up a commotion by an
edict prohibiting church lotteries of any
sort in his jurisdiction The rule is a
sweeping one and admits of no exception
whether the motive is charity or what not
and whether the game is chance books
wheel of fortune or anything else It ap
ples t city and country alike and to con
vents as well as parishes
McKInley Will Visit Bibinarck
BnitLiN Jan 2GIt is announced that
McKinley will visit Bismarck the coining
summer to express personally his admira
policy tion of that statesman und his protection
Scrimmage with German Sailors
BORDEAUX Jan 2GThere was a serious
scrimmage today between German and
foreign sailors A number were danger
ously wounded with knives A further
I conflict is expected I
V Tho Greonock UuIIuay Strikers
V LONDON JanA conflict occurred last
night between the Greenock railway strik
injured ers and the police Several officials were
The North British railway has ordered
the arrestment of the fund of the Scotch
Railway Servant society claiming iU000
damages from the society for causing the
present strike V
Corbctt Says He Will Best Jackson
Special to THE HEHALD Examiner Dispatch
NEV YOlK Jan 26Jim Corbett arrived
last night In the course of a conversa
tion Jim said he felt confident of besting
Jackson Ho stops here three weeks when
he returns to Frisco He said if unabla
to got a go with Slavin he would like to
meet Joe McAuliffo for 3000 and if Kil
rain defeats Godfrey he would like again
to meet the Baltimorean Corbett begins to
night giving sparring exhibitions withJohn
Donaldson at a local theater
West Virginia Regulators nt Work
Special THE HEKAID Examiner Dlsoatsh j
WHEELING W Va Jan 2GThe red
men a band of regulators after being quiet
for 1 long time have again shown their pe
culiar species of authority Saturday
night thirty disguised men took John Bar
ber and James Ballard from their homes in
Wirt county tied them to trees and beat
them unmercifully Oscar Keller one of
the band has been arrested
AVreakinc Venscance with Dynamite
Specialto THE HERALD Examiner Dlspatchl
BLUFEDALE W Va Jan 2GThe fourth
instance in I whcH houses in this iity
have been blown up with oc
curred here Saturday night The homo of
James Collins was demolished Thursday
night Moses Henrys store was partially
wrecked the same night and Yilliam
Qoans dwelling was demolished and sev
eral persons injured Three arrests have i
been made a the result of the explosion I 1
Saturday night The town is terrorized
Balloting for Senator at Pierre S l
PIERKE S D Jan 26Two ballots were
taken for Senator today and Moody lost
two votes The house had a lengthy ses
sion this eveniag the Fusionists trying to
seat the other four contestants from
Lawrence county Blake Independent
was seated in place of Fowler Republican
and the house adjourned
Tho opinion prevails that Moody is de
feated and it is likely that Governor Mel
lette or Senator Melville will be taken up
TbeJRepublicans are greatly depressed over
the unseating of Fowler and it looks a i
too Fusionists would unseat others
Freedmans Ali Society Jubilee
CINCINNATI Jan 26The Freedmans
Aid Society of the Methodist Episcopal
church organized twentyfive years ago to
promote education and religion among the
freedmen of the south is holding 0 jubilee
here celebrating the work of a quarter of a
An Attempted JailDelivery
Special to THE HEEIALD Examiner Dispatch
CLEVELAND Tenn Jan 2GA desper
ate attempt at jaildelivery occurred Satur
day night When Sheriff Duff unlocked
the door of 1 earn he was seized hv two of
the men confined therein and a pistol taken
from him the lamp was knocked out of his
hand and a terrific struggle ensued one
man against eicht The plucky officer
drew another pistol and firing began The
prisoner who had Duffs pistol put it full
in the officers face and fired but the
bullet missed its mark although the
sheriff was badly powderburned Duff
wrenched the weapon away and was
master of the situation and locked up the
unruly inmates the cell
Canadian parliamentary Dissolution DU
V i cussed
OTTAWA Jan 26At the cabinet council I
this morning the question of dissolution
was considered but a decision was post
poned until Sir John can consult with his
supporters at Toronto for which place he
leaves tonight i V
Senator Cameron Takes the I
Stand V as a Witness
He Bought Silver on a flarsin The Corres
pondents Various Newspapers Tell
What They Know
WASHINGTON Jan 26In the silver pool
investigation today Senator Cameron tes
tified that he bought silver on a margin in
the early part of June before the silver
bill was passed by the Senate and disposed
of it before the bill became a law He had
no knowledge of any other Senator Repre
sentative or official of the government hay
ing any interest in the purchase of silver
C aThoTOusaId4he4DSught the
Oa1i r6 il ght silverjust as
he would any other commodity and gave
tha matter no thought he neveL knew of
any silver pool and never talked with other
Senators about a silver pool
John Toune Illinois Knew nothing of
a silver pool or silver transactions except
one dealing of his own
The correspondent of the Chicago Ere
iny Ncics R D Bogart was questioned
relative to the statements made in his dis
patches he having said among other
things that Congressman Flower was in
the pool He said he was repeating what
was commonly known
among correspond
ents Ho had no personal knowledge of it
E G Dunnell correspondent of tbe New
York Ttmes was asked concerning a dis
patch sant by him raying in substance that
if Payne and Dingloy members of the com
mittee had known the revelations regard
ing Carnenm would be made they would
have been reticent in bribging an investi
gation Dunnell said ho got his informa
tion from a gentleman whom he thought
had spoken the truth He would consult
the person in question and I he consented
give his name to the committee Dunnell
had no personal knowledge regarding the
pool V
Congressman Flower took the stand He
said he never bought a dollars worth of
silver nor certificates in his life and had
no knowledge of a silver pool
J 31 Hedenherc will Testify Saturday i
CHICAGO Jan 26J M Hedenberg of
this city whose name came before ths
silver pool investigating committee lately
said today he will testify before the com
mittee on Saturday In the interview he
says he has no personal knowledge of the
existence of a silver pool but believes
such pools have existed and may still exist
When he was dealin in silver bullion
Wien deain siver bulion cer V
tificates besought t learn of the existence I
of such pools believing the parties con
nected with them would have reliable in
formation rgarding facts that might influ
ence the market He was unable to open I
communication with such parties however
Hedenberg said to his mind the evidence
waG purusun ponucai luiiuenufa controlled
the silver legislation is strong and conclu
sive The leaders of both parties evidently
considered less the interests of the country
than the interests of their parties
When asked is he had attempted directly
or indirectly by the use of money or any
other means to influence silver legisla
tion Hedenberg said he had exppnded
considerable money in this line of waich
he is quite willing to give the committee
full knowledge His last act ho said was
a communication addressed to Speaker
Reed regarding the bill now in committee
and he said the speaker no doubt will be
willing to give the commitree any facts
connected therewith
New York and the Force Bill
Special THE HERALD Examiner Dispatch
ALUANV N Y Jan 2GGovernor Hill
has not yet returned from New York but
the Democratic members of the legislature
here assert New York will fall into line
with other states and wjll decline to appro
priate money for the Worlds fair if the
force bill passes The bU before tho
legislature is to appropriate 250000 but it
has not yet been reported It will be held I
back for the present and it is said that a
resolution directing New Yorks Senators
and requeatinghcr members of Coneress to
oppose the force bill be offered in assembly
this week
General Miles Leaves PIne Ridge
PINE RIDCJE Jan 20 General Miles and
staff left for Chicago at noon leaving
Colonel Shafer in command of the agency
The work of disarming the Indians is tn
be continued The Indians will be con
ducted to different reservations by the II
soldiers At the expiration of thirty days
if eyerything remains quiet the First I
cavalry is to return to California and at
tho end of sixty days Major Henrys com I
mand is to go to Fort Robinson
West Virginia and the Fair
CHARLESTON W Va Jan 2GThc house
today after acrimonious discussionpassed
40 to 20 a resolution that in the event Df
the passage of the federal election bill that
the state make no Worlds fair appropria
tion Senator St Clair Worlds fair com
missioner is making a vigorous fight
V against J JA jl V
L e
V V <
The Speaker i Justification
His Rulings i the V
i it
Sketch of Obstruction by Debatc tim > T7orlo
Over Expediting Business TheFamons
Case of the Common
Special THE HERALD Examiner Dispatch
NEW YORK Jan 25The speaker of the
House Thomas B Reed has written a long
letter to the Worhl in which he shows that
he was perfectly justified in
making the
rulings which warranted the Democrats ol
the country in calling him Czar Heed
In his letter to them the speaker says
Civilized mankind is so closely bound
together so united in thought and feeling
that whatever is happening of human prog
ress in one region is quite likely to be hap
pening in another Each condition of
humanity being a natural evolution from
the last it is fairly to be expected that
those who have taken the first step should
also take the second Hence widely sep
j arate countries having reached nearly the
same level of intelligence seem almost in
dependent of each other to be undergoing
the same changes A careful review of the
legislative bodies of this country and of
j the world shows a repetition of the
same difficulties and
everywhere the same
application of remedies That Ohio and
Kentucky New York and Tennessee
Massachusetts and Virginia although con
trolled by different parties and represent
log somewhat different modes of thought
should have the same obstructions to their
legislative worn and meet the obstructions
of a refusal to vote in the same way by the
method of counting those present to make
up a constitutional body is not pertaps to
be so much wondered at since these states
are component parts of one nation
A careful review of the parliamentary
history of the European and North Amen
can world will show that everywhere ex
cept in two small countries the same ques
tion has been agitated and discussed and
received decision The new method of oh
strnpHnn now in full t1 nt 0 i
periment in the Senate of the United
States the method of obstruction
by debate socalled is now having
its career all over the world and
will in time bate its remedy I
need not say that the remedy will leave
real debate intact and only include that
false debate which does not even resemble
the genuine article So little interest do
the people take in the modes and methods
of transacting legislative business thai
probably not one in twenty has any knowl
edge of some remarkable scenes which
took place in the British house of commons
ten years ago
Reed then writes about the famous strug
gle which commenced when Stuart Rendel
moved the address on the Queans speech
on Jariuary 01S81 and which lasted till
February 20
Speaker Reed thus describes some of the
iroccoedings showing that he has a pre
cbdentfor his famous rulings
After alwut nine hours and at about 1
clock Tuesday morning Mr Gladstone
on a motion to adjourn debate gave notice
hat the government proposed to resist
the motion This
was intended and con
strued as notice that the debate must end
before the close of the session It kept on
its monotonous way however until 440
oclock in the morning when Mr Speaker
retired and the clerk at the table informed
the house of the unavoidable absence of
Mr Speaker whereupon the deputy
speaker took the chair and Mr V
Sexton took the floor and unlimited debate
on the motion pending proceeded The
members were cross and Mr Deputy
Speaker had much trouble in keeping them
in order and confining them to the question
and did often meet with success At 130
oclock in the afternoon
Mr Speaker
appeared and resumed the chair against
the objections of Mr Parnell The debate
and the motion went on very much as be
fore untill about 11 ocock in the evening
when there were made some suggestions to
the speaker that the way out of the trouble
was to suspend all reodlcirrant members
as being in a conspiracy against order To
these suggestions Air Speaker responded
somewhat vaguely having evidently not
made up his mind what course to pursue
and called on tne member who had been
speaking to resume at 1135 oclock Mr
Speakcr > again retired leaving Mr Deputy
Speaker in tthe chair to struggle with her
majestys opposition
After midnight and in the early hours
an effort was made to induce the deputy
speaker to carry out the somewhat vague
ideas ol Mr Speaker but he declined so to
do and the wearisome iteration went on for
many hours more When Mr Speaker
refreshed by sleep returned at ii oclock in
the morning he in a vigorous allocution
in full control of all the powers or the house
in great contrast with his somewhat doubt
ful and unsatisfactory remarks of the
evening before proclaimed the sound doc
trine that the speaker as representative of
the power of the house had the right and
it was his duty to overrule the proceedings
however regular in form and debate how
ever sacred in theory which stopped the
business of the house After this address
which is a model of its kind he refused
further motions and further debate and put
the question on the amendment then pend
ing and on the main question which were
both carried
These proceedings caused great excite V
ment says Hansard among the members
present and those who voted in the minor
ity withdrew from the house crying priv
ilege privilege That afternoon when
the house met Mr Labouchere asked the
speaker by what authority he did this thing
and Mr Speaker replied witn spirit and
dignity I did it upon my own responsi
bility and from a sense of duty to the
After this lesson of the power of the
few over the many Mr Gladstone felt the
time had come when the unlimited power
of making motions and the unlimited right
of debate should give way to the transac
tion of public business Hence on the
Thursday following Mr Gladstone offered
his motion to remedy the evil which after
amendment took such shape that when
the house on motion of a minister of the
crown voted urgency the speaser was put
for the regulation of business This motion
was carried after one days debate owing
to the fortuitous circumstance that the
house was able to turn out all the Irish
members for that day and measures much
more restrictive than Mr Gladstones ole
turo have since been adopted and still
others will be required
Green vs Borne etal Dismissed
CHICAGO Jan 20 Judge Horton today V
dismissed tho bill of Mrs Hetty Green and
her son against George M Bogue R L
Grant the New York Life Insurance com
pany the Grant Land association David
R Lyman and Edward T Jeffery which
was a second attempt to redeem a section
of the town of Cicero bought by the Grant
Locomotive works of Paterson N J at a
mortgagees sale In this suit Mrs Green
claimed the right to redeem on tendering
to Mr Bogue 002000 as receiver for de
The Czar Opens the Finnish LanItag
opened the session of the Finnish landtgd
in person making formal speech qn then

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