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HE WEEK IN CONGRESS.
Nothing of Interest on the Senate Calendar. Tho Senate Substitute for the House «„„J «ru «rin v*_ ar Bond Bill Will be Non-Concurred in -An Exciting Debate Likely to be Precipitated by the Friends of Silver, to Make Others Oo on «cord. l. — Th« mate has l,i t tfc «lay, the mat Senator Jones If the bills should be re will probably be si ■ech-making based on ^deration of th II **lon h by 1 >, t Kinan cert, he me ill riff bill on mu de ut» thei it, ! matter gun this in >u Id be » promptly as Is hoped by the I* of the III !.. Committee >r; rUt con Mild be iously report reel; even though red Th Appropriations Ini .i good share of the time the will be In si on will c lenat >n. The urgent •lency appropriation bill has been d. and the military acudemy and n bill* will be put In early In the None of then*' will excite any prolonged debate, and It Is altogether probable that all will be disposed of before the week closes. The Cuban anil Monroe doctrine reso lutions an- also on the calendar, can In report pensio arid taken up at any time. There or I«*** executive bUMlne** to claim attention, arid the general calen dar ha* been growing rapidly result of committee silver bond hill has been claiming the attention of the Senate. Under these circumstance* the week hid* fair to be one of diversified with mi I the work, while the no one topic claiming attention. The House. Washington, Feb. 2.—The important feature of the week's proceedings in the House will be in connection with the resolution to censure Embansador Bay ard, adopted by the Foreign Affairs committee yesterday, and the Senate free coinage substitute for the House bond bill. The resolution censuring Mr. Bayard will probably perr-lpltat« an exciting contest on the floor, but will doubtless be adopted when It reaches a vote. When the free coinage substitute for the bond bill Is returned to the House tomorrow, an effort will be made by the silver men to concur In the aub Htltute. Such an attempt will, of course, be defeated, as the majority against silver in the lower branch of Congress Is overwhelming, but It may be made In order to put the pi embers on record. The bill, according to the present pro gramme, will be Immediately referred to the Ways and Means committee and reported liack with a recommendation that the Senate substitute be non-con curred In. which. In |>arllamentary lan guage, would mean that the House In sists upon l.s hill. It will then remain for the Senate, which will also insist on Its bill, to request a conference. It is there that some members at each end of the capitol hope to effect a com promise. but the prevailing opinion is that the bill will die in conference. The week, except the portion devoted to the bond bill anil the Bayard resolu tion, will be given up to a continuation of the work on the appropriation bills. The District of Columbia bill is still under consideration. The agricultural and army bills have been reported, and the Indian bill Is almost ready. They will probably be taken up in the order named. NICARAGUA CANAL. Will Immediately Sub-Committee Begin its Consideration. Washington, sub-committee Canal of the House < 'ommittee mi < ' «in been delaying for weeks the beginning of Its work. Feb. 2.—The special the Nicaraguan • «il erct, which has that President Cleveland might furnish the report of the commission Congri which visited the Isllumi« Inst summer, ha* concluded to wait no longer, and 111 begin ti iraft a bill. Hepburn, of the Com j, selected seven mom tontorrow The hatrniari, rniiiltt« mere* ie the sub-committee These gentle 1 to have In hand all pos bers about thr comp to ks ag u men desl Slide Inf.u ntil I i' III Upon the project bc they recomn for constructing th noted any plan of canal: they thought their action rued Into discourtesy to fori the House moreover, might be ward the President if they should ,*> cm to ignore the commission. It l* under stood, however, that President Cleve land has been unable to find any time for studying the various pha national, engineering and ■ which the canal project involves, be cause of the other matters of dominant importance, notably the Venezuelan boundary and the maintenance of the gold reserve, whioh have been con stantly before him since this Congress That is the report Brought from the White House by members who have spoken with the President, urging him to use his Influence In aiding the move ment for Government control of the canal. In view of the probability that Con gress will reach an early adjournment, about the first of June, the committee fears to delay Its undertakings longer. No forecast of the probable lines of the canal bill can be had from the seven members of the committee, as, they say, there has been no discussion yet except of a tentative sort, but they be that the plans which were be fore the last Congress can be Improved *1*111 es. Inter financial, >1! I Ui will be to report a plan to the House with If, in the it*h*« thf >n. that will ta* givei t th« hello upon intime, the Mint of the due con tli in a n fi ilderatli in. of N >w York, the chair* . and Mr. its second ogress will i " the mib-o Jmmittei kjiWaslln.iiii SMuJ ii' WÊL man lilt! 'aeifP' slope Is en tai and a Pacific Islands and Ja reling block they Hkiif Heed uuSM : :.:r. Doolittle thinks that this policy cannot apply against an a„n. ment by tli*» Government to guarantee the bondH of the canal company. Vicksburg National Park. Washington, Feb. 2.—The bill pro j vlding for the establishment of the i Vicksburg National Military park, • vher< ; th " Principal operations of the war an<l around that city were carr)p<1 on _ ha „ been rp| , ortPd to thp House of Representatives by Mr. Hishop of Michigan, from the Military' Affairs committee. The whole amount j of land embraced in the proposed res ut 1200 acres, the it ion covers er ;o»t of which Is not to dltionaf which the bill s to appropriate will be used in j making accurate surveys of tl j lines of both the Union armies, building road ground | storing ?d $50,000. The $25,000 I P i rlous and '.'onfederate », clearing the possible. In re tire various forts, redoubts and 1 Iritrencbments connected with that morable siege. The entire plan and pe of the hill follows very closely upon that in tin- establishment of the CMckamauga park, except that the cost will be only a fraction of the amount devoted to the Ohlckaniauga field. Four of our great battlefields. Gettys burg, Antletam, Clilckamauga and Shiloh, says the accompanying report have, by Congressional enactment, been dedicated as National parks, as they had before been consecrated by the best f the American youth in both armies. The importance of the cam paign and siege of Vicksburg is not in ferior to any of the fields now dedi cated. The siege and the operations connected therewith were participated In by troops from the following States: Alabama, Arkansas. Georgia. Florida, Illinois, Indiana. Iowa, Kansas, Ken tucky. Louisiana, Maryland. Massa chusetts, Michigan, Minnesota. Missis sippi, Missouri, New Hampshire. New York, Nortli Carolina, Ohio, Pennsyl vania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Vir far as I I i blood ginia and Wisconsin. To Vote on Territories. Washington, Feb. 2.—The House Com mittee on Territories will vote next Monday on the bills providing enabling acts for the admission of the Terri tories of Arizona and New Mexico the Union. An Indian Territory Crime. Kansas City, Feb. 2.—A special to the Times front Perry, Okla.. says: horrible murder came to light south west of here, near Wewoka. Two Frenohmen. aged 60 and 75 years, were found dead in their home on a. farm Thursday morning. The men. John and Jacob Mauntz. have never been mar ried. They have a fine tract of land and lived in an ordinary house. It is said that they had great wealth, and the theory Is that they were murdered for their money. John Ezell was pass ing the Mauntz homestead and saw the elder Mautitz hanging In the yard, njad was astonished to find hint dead. 'ITie old man was hanged up by a rope, and was also shot. Further investiga tion showed that the other brother was dead in the'house, with several bullet hole» through him. Officers nre making an Investigation. Trying a Banker. Council Bluffs, lu., Feb. 2.—The jury that for four weeks has been trying Isaac Dickerson, the Atlantic banker, for fraudulent banking, reported today, eleven for acquittal, one for conviction. It has been nut forty hours. There is little probability that Dickerson will ever be tried again, since it lias devel Jit'd that he Was only remotely. If at onneeted with the failure, is understood that Judge Smith will keep tlie jury out until Monday afternoon. If it does not agree upon a verdict before that time. «y Mrs. Grant's Murderer. Boston. Feb. 2.- When the murder of Mrs Sophie tirant left the victim In the kitchen of her Brighton street house. Charlestown district, last night, tie covered his retreat perfectly. Not a clue to tho murderer can be found. The theory of robbery is losing credence. Peversl detentions have been made by th<- police, but no arrests. The Bpnesteel Mystery. Cincinnati. Feb. 2. No progress has been made In unraveling the mystery of the late Maude Belle Benefited, who disappeared from Kansas City one year ago. There Is not the shadow of veri fication of the story that she died from the effects of the criminal operation performed by a physician of this city, nor has any gambler named Raymond nor any other person been arrested for complicity In that crime. At nil events that is what is stated very late tonight by those in charge of the office at the headquarters of the city detectives. THE HEADLESS BODY. No Clue to the Murderer that is of Any Value. Cincinnati, Feb. I.- A hundred differ ent clues to the murder and beheading of a woman near Fort Thomas on Fri day night are floating today. Many of them have been traced to a worthless origin. The Sheriff of Campbell coun ty, Kentucky, and all the detectives oil both sides of the river are working on the case. Not a single arrest has been made, and not a single suspicion has settled upon any man as the per petrator. nor has any thread been dis covered likely to lead to the Identifica tion of the woman. All the ponds, as well as the Covington reservoir, have been dragged. The water is going out of tli*« reserv oir as It has been for twenty-four hours, and it will be well toward noon tomorrow before it will be empty. Then search in the mud for the head can be made. Meantime ru mor is busy on all the streets tonight, one story generally circulated is that the head has been found, and that the murderer, a Fort Thomas soldier, has committed suicide. Investigation at first hand has shown this to be wholly false. There Is one theory, to which there is a general agreement, and that Is the woman was murdered In an at tempt to take either money or papers from her person. This inference Is jus tified by the signs of a struggle, and the torn condition of the woman's clothing. — ids Lom koidi has |h 1 here Pittsburg, son of Judge Shlras of the United States Supreme court, and it is estimated that the charge is suborna tion or perjury The prisoner is to be held here until Wednesday, when he will probably be taken to Pittsburg, having been oound over to the Federal grand Jury In that city. Regrets Censure of Bayard. London, Feb. 3.—The Daily News in an editorial expresses its regret at the censure pronounced upon Mr. Bayard, the United States Embassador, "be cause," says the Daily News, "no man is better qualified to assist in a friendly settlement of the difficulties between England and America.'' Halfbrecds to be Favored. Fob. 3.—The Indian Af fairs committee of the House has agreed to a clause to be incorporated in the appropriation bill providing that all children of a marriage between a white man and an Indian woman shall have the same rights and privileges to the property arid annuities of thé tribe to which the mother belongs as any other member of the tribe. The reverse of this proposition is now the law, and the desire of the committee is to rem edy what seems to have been an over sight when the law was framed. W hingt Zeitoun Still Holds Out. London, Feb. 3.—A dispatch to the Dally News from Constantinople says: Reports from Turkish sources believed to be fairly accurate, state that it is believed the Zeltounlls are still holding out. The Turks have made several different attacks upon the town but all have failed, and their losses are reported to amount to 10,000. It is alleged that 50,000 troops will be needed to capture Zeitoun. It Is believed the Zeltounlls number from 15.000 to 20,000, well-armed, and provisioned for a year. There is a doubtful report that 4000 Russian Armenians crossed the Persian frontier and defeated the Turks at Siz, ten hours from Zeitoun, and have now Joined the Zeltounlls. IDAHO IMMIGRA (ION to Congress to be Held at Boise on April Second. Boise, Ida., Jan. 30.—Gov. McConnell has decided on April 2, 1896, as the date for the Idaho Immigration congress, and he will shortly issue his official call for that date. The congress will be held in Boise. Five delegates will be named in each county in the State, and adjoining States will be asked send delegates. Gov. McConnell has taken up the mat ter of transportation with the railroad companies and hopes to secure free trans portation, for at least the Idaho dele gates. Tnè l-allroads are vitally Interested in the question of Immigration, and If the delegates give their time and defray their expenses while here, the Governor feels the roads should transport them without any charge. Maceo's Reverses. Havana, Jan. 25.—Gen. Maceo and Karo na on the 20th irist. effected a union with Dr. Gainas. On the 22nd they entered' ' Mantilla together with leader Caras. Maceo's forces were worn out from the marches since his last engagement at Talrona and Larados. toward Plantation Calazo they were again overtaken and defeated, with considerable loss on the part of the in surgents Besides losing a number of their men they lost 600 horses and they were un u^rhlst until the able in the Province of Pinar del Rio to get any others. Consequently Maceo has sent for reinforcements from the province of Havana, but up to the present time has been unable to se cure the hoped-for assistance. Private soldiers who have arrived here agree that Maceo's position is an unpleasant one. Retreating ■ arrived. Kentucky Killing. Owensboro, Ky„ Feb. 2.—W. A. Ew ing shot and killed Charles Lemaire in a fight at midnight last night at Cal houn. near here. Ewing escaped and bloodhounds have been placed on his trail. seems to have been sngaged. This force was equipped with a special view to running down and cornering the in surgents when once it should come face to face with them, and great expecta tions wqpe founded on its supposed ability to do this. But the report of today's engagement, although it indi cates that the Spanish attack was made with great dash and vigor, seems to in dicate that the insurgents were as suc cessful in the forces as they have been at any time heretofore. •McCarthy Will Resign. London, Feb. 2.—-It is announced that Mr. Justin McCarthy will resign the leadership of the Irish Parliamentary party at the meeting of that party, which has been called for Saturday next, as has already been exclusively Announced In the Associated Press dis patches. When questioned regarding this re port. Mr. McCarthy admitted it was his intention to resign, b\it he declined to give any details. It is understood, however, that he feels that his health is unequal to the ardous position. But he will retain his seat In Parliament. It is believed Thomas Sexton will be in vited to succeed Mr. McCarthy, and he will probably accept. John Dillon and Edward Blake are also spoken of for the position. Illegal Appointment. Indianapolis, Jan. SO.—The Supreme court this afternoon declared Invalid the legislative apportionment of 1895, passed by Republicans. Tlt'e case came up from Sullivan county, and involved also the apportionment act of 1893, passed by Democrats. This also goes down as unconstitutional. By a for mer division, the apportionments of 1S91 and 1879 were found Invalid. To day's decision suggests that a special session of the Legislature might be called to remedy the situation, which has become chaotic by today's decision. The Legislature is Republican, and Gov. Matthews has said that he would not call It together. The act of 1SS5 was passed by a Democratic Legisla ture. The Republicans will probably file a suit attacking it. his party colleagues on the committee post'd to agree to any friore radical ex pression than a general statement that American representatives abroad should not utter reflections upon the people of the United'States. After the meeting the committeemen conferred with theifr- party colleagues on the floor to eeeurte the concensus of partv opinion in the form of a resolu tion most appropriate. ■fThe matter is gssomlng the form of ^Hrértlsan congest. The Democrats - are not dis BANNOCK BRAVE KILLED. ANOTHER INDIAN SENDS HIM TO HIS ACCOUNT. Indians are Getting More and More Ugly, and Settlers are Guarding Their Homes Against Attack. Pocatello. Ida.. Jan. 30.—United States Marshal Woodln arrived at Blackfool early this morning from Ross Fork with a Bannock Indian, who shot bis brother brave Tuesday while quarrel llng over the trial of Ballard, the Ban nock chief, and his followers. The In dian who was shot died yesterday even ing, and the usual strange Indian cus toms are being performed over his body today to cheer his spirit to the happy hunting grounds. The Indians at first refused to allow Marshal Woodln to take the murderer, and It was only with the promise that ould soon be set free that they re luctantly consented. They claim the shooting was done in self-defense. United States Attorney Forney has been telegraphed for, and the prelim inary trial will be held as soon as he arrives. The school children who stampeded In such an unheard-of fashion Monday have been found and returned to their homes. There are now eight Bannock Indi ans in jail at Blackfoot, and seven more are expected to be captured soon. Settlers on the outskirts of the reserva tion are closely guarding their homes from any sudden attack which may be precipitated by the anger of the In dians. caused by the arrest of so many of their companions. he AflliESlED IN SPOKANE Man Traveling as Saffen Admits He is Mulkey, Wanted at Boise. Boise, Ida., Jan. 30.—The Statesman's special from Spokane says: At noon today United States Deputy Marshal Vinson strolled into the Owl saloon on Howard street. He walked up to well-built, elderly man, who was stand ing near the counter, and quietly placed his hand on his shoulder, saying: "I guess you'd better come with me, Jack." Had a bullet struck the elderly stran ger he could not have wheeled quicker. He turned toward his captor, with a face that was the color of a sheet, stared at him a moment, then jabbed his fists deep down into his pockets, looked down at the floor, and answered in a low voice: "All right, just as you say." Deputy Marshal Dryden traced the man here and notified the officers he was traveling under the name of Oli ver P. Saffen. The latter got mail from the postofflee today from his wife, ad dressed that way. At the Marshal's office Saffen admitted that he was the missing Mulckey, but protested that he knew nothing of the stage robbery. He expressed his willingness to go back to Boise without a requisition, and in sists that he is willing to stand trial. ' DEAD BODIES FOUND ■ >j - That of Thomas Maxwell in a Mine, Fred Littlefield in Bed. Helena, Mont., Jan. 30.—The body of Thomas Maxwell, a former resident of this city, but late of Anaconda, who has been missing for a month, was found today by an exploring party. Maxwell owned a mine near Paillips burg and went out there to sink a shaft in it a little deeper. While at, it caved on him, burying under six feet of dirt. The party came very near being «1er a second rave-in. The '•a.Ill frozen an«! «!•■« •ns, •«). FOUND DEAD IN BEDI Fred I. Littlefield was fount* bed this morning. He was sfl of the firm of Littlefield & H paper and decorators. iTh^H dissolved last night, and dVis^H is hint«'«! at. and that lie to^^H 'I'll«? doctors disagree, soi^| heart disease caused his de!9 Coroner's jury said the cause 1 ' Democratic Campaign Committee. Washington Jan. 30.—The Demo cratic members of the House held a caucus this afternoon to perfect the organization of the Congressional cam paign committee. It was decided to appoint one member of the. committee from each State which has a Demo cratic Representative in the House. This committee will act with the Sen ate committee, forming one organiza tion. like the Democratic Congressional No committee of the last Congress, speeches were made at today's caucus. It is predicted that Senator Faulkner of West Virginia will be re-elected chairman of the committee. THE BAYARD RESOLUTION. Committee Discussion Resolves It self into Partisan aebate. Washington, Jan. 30.—No decision in the matter of censuring Embassador Bayard was attained today by the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, but the discussion upon the question, which absorbed the entire hour, was one of the most interesting which that committee had indulged in for a long time. The members practically stood along party lines, as these dispatches yesterday predicted that they would be, the Republicans urging a resolution of censure and the Democrats standing by the Embassador. The sub-commit tee, consisting of Messrs. Draper of Massachusetts, Pearson of North Car olina and Dinsmore of Arkansas, which had been charged with the settlement of the matter, reported it had been un able to agree upon the form of a reso lution. It laid before the full commit tee five drafts of resolutions which had been submitted by members of the committee. There was a wide range of difference between these rsolutions. The most radical of t|hom denounced in strong terms the Edinburgh and Bos ton speeches, and Walled upon the President to recall (the Embassador. The most mild, on tho other hand, did not mention the utterances of Mr. Bay ard, but simply expressed general dis approval of the practice of making sjK»eches on home politics by any for eign representatives ofl the United States in the countries ft) which they are accredited. The thrcelother resolu tions covered the range between these two extremes. Mr. McCreary of Kentu motion to increase the sg from three to five memfl tion had beim taken uafl or on the main questioj^H :y made a [Committee t. No ac res motion Pthe hot!! of noon arrived, and Mr. McCreary se cured an adjournment, as the Foreign Affairs committee has not leave to meet while the House is in session. The discussion is said by members of been much have the committee to than usually characterized its warmer Mr Pearson suggested to the com mittee a resolution which censured Em bassador Bayard very strongly. Mr Newlands of Nevada proposed to amend this by asking the President to recall the Embassador. McCreary and Money of Mississippi, both Demo crats, took the principal parts in the discussion. Their chief argument was that the matter was one for action by the President, if any steps were to be taken to censure Mr. Bayard, and that the House would be encroaching upon the prerogatives of the President if it adopted any of the resolutions naming the Embassador. Mr Pearson remarked that the Presl hesitated to encroach dent had not upon the prerogatives of Congress, and even to refer in terms of censure to some of its legislation. It is undrestood that Mr. Couzins of Iowa has prepared a resolution which calls Mr. Bayard by name, and cen sures him, which meets the approval of a majority of the Republican members of the committee. DEEP CREEK DEVELOPMENT. Fount Robinson Brings in Samples of Very Rich Ore. Suit Luk«? Tribune. Fount Robinson, whose faith in the ultimate productiveness of Deep Creek is best shown in his investments in the district, is in town again, with sam ples in his pocket that show very rich ore in that locality. The gold presents itself in a quartz that is honeycombed with the metal, and the specimen car ried by Mr. Robinson is perhaps as rich as anything ever exhibited in the city. In what he designates as Wood Camp Mr. Robinson says developments have been going on throughout the winter, and at a depth sixty-eight feet is reported a well-defined vein of gold-bearing quartz, the average value of which is $10.25 per ton. Friends in Indianapolis have interested them selves in the disclosure, and in April they will be upon the ground to take steps looking to the erection of a mill, which is, says Mr. Robinson, fully jus tified by the present showing in the property. On his locations in Trout creek, Mr. Robinson says, develop ments will be resumed in a very short time, and preparations throughout the district afford evidences of a season of unprecedented activity, beginning as soon as the snow departs. On claims lying near the property of the Cane Springs Mining company, lo cated on Gold Hill, Mr. and Mrs. Erick son have been working all winter, the shafts or> the claims demonstrating to Mr. Robinson's satisfaction that the deposits are not only rich, but that they are permanent. Some have seen fit to question this, and for this more than anything else are the disclosures in the Erickson claims made extremely gratifying. With an assay certificate from Mc Vicker that his ore runs 10,014 ounces silver and $41 gold per ton, and with another from Officer showing the pres ence of 701S ounces silver and gold of the value of $39 per ton. Bob Swift leaves this morning to prove up on what he characterizes as one of the most remarkable finds that have been made in the State. The location of it Mr. Swift has positively refused to dis close, the gentleman pleading as an ex cuse for withholding the particulars of a good thing that he has not yet per fected his locations. The ore that is brought in by Mr. fcvift is probably as high grade as has Htfteen in Salt Lak v for m am face of which is a of sulphurets of silver, while oa'ch irteen-lnehv upon side of it is an ore that assays $41 a ton in gold. I shall not say where it is until we have made our locations conform to the requirements of the law. and then The Tribune may rely on full particulars and a map of the country." Sam Mclntire, manager of the Ajax, who was present when Mr. McVicker made his returns on the sample, made a proposition to put up $20.000 for ja half interest in the location if the own er would verify his representations, but the offer was refused. Meanwhile Mr. Swift, who leaves this morning for Grantsville. has left a whole lot of ex cited miners on his trail, and it is to be hoped that on his return he will have protected himself in such as to justify htm in revealing all the : facts surrounding his discovery. The ore that was exhibited by him speaks for itself. f / manner Mondell's Indian Bill. WasHrgton, Jan. 21.—Representative of '' Venting today introduced a bill providing for the appointment of a commission to treat with the Sho shone. Arapahoe and Bannock Indians ror tho sn'-render of and modification o any ' they may have to hunt on the puHn- domain. purpose of remedying differ ences growing out of the opposition to ^ XCn ; !£ of this Privilege and is an echo of the settlers in ' - vicinity of Jackson's Hole w- " y The bill was drawn for the The Canadian Government is ing to sind prepar an expedition to Hudson bay next summer to establish customs offices to prevent American whalers «lorn smuggling goods into the country into MT t0 f nn ?V.', ete investigation into the navigability of Hudson strait -Ä trA O Ä. ,n fn O t n he hCT fa^ 8,0I > ■' and that heredsmis ?o"n d G&S nV ° r IO * -Ä John P. Bones. Augusta, Ga has been arrested at El Paso m l" na ? sent back to Oeorsla. otmntéa win ™ asar "• ^ of not c B