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J & NO. 1). CALDWELL, IDAHO TERRITORY, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 1884. YOL. I. The Caldwell Tribune; Is Published livery Saturday at Caldwell, Idaho Territory, BY W. J. CUDDY. OFFICE, 509 MARKET AVENUE. SUBSCRIPTION: .$3.00 . 1.50 , 1.00 One Year..... Nix Months.... Three Months. Single Copy, Ten Cents. ) I®*Advertising rates given on applica tion. „ , ...... .1 Has permanently located In the town of Caldwell, and will attend promptly to all calls, day or night, in his profession. I also have a good assortment of drugs and patent, medicines at Danielson's store. LDANFORTH, M.D Physician and Surgeon, CHARLES E, LEE, M. Jl.. Tenders his professional sendees to the citi zens of Caldwell and Boise valley. Office at Cox & Martin's drug store. OFFICE HOUR 5 from 9 a. m. till 4 p.m. Diseases of women and children a special- I ly. Obstetrical and office cases cash. Office at the Haskell House; also leave orders at the drug store of Cox & Martin. - Attorney at La W ! ) F. S. 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SMCllI Attêflllon Ginn to Collectloas. r I NOTARY PUBLIC IN OFFICE. news of the week. GENERAL. The state prison at Stillwater, Minn., was entirely destroyed by fire on the 26th. AH convicts were rescued except one, who was burned to death within the walls. The defaulting president of the First National bank of Leadville has been ar rested. Backwoods settlers in Ontario are threatened with starvation owing to the snow blockade and suspension of traffic. 1 The committee on pensions will rec ommend a bill to relieve claimants of the burden of evidence regarding their condi tion when entering the service. The committee on claims has recom mended a bill to prevent the duplication of army pay accounts. Hoffman, to have been executed at Port Chester, N. Y., has obtained a stay of execution. Eleven prisoners escaped on the 28th , from the Buena \ista (Col.) Jail, and are still at large, At Rosita, Colorado, on the 27th, O'Kurtz, a mining boss, was shot dead by Frank Williams and John Gray, miners. The shooting grew out of a row at a dance, when Williams was ejected from the hall for disturbance. John Seyberl, a well-to-do farmer living near Hillsboro, III., suicided by shooting himself. A number of leading New England cotton mills are running half time in conse quence of low prices. Reports from twenty-seven clearing houses of the United States for the week ending January 26th, gives the total clear ances at $971,256,404. being a decrease of 21 per cent, as compared with the same period the previous week, Andrew Mangs, of Cleveland, four years old, while poking shavings into » stove set fire to his clothing, and expired after horribly suffering for an hour He was the last of five children ; the others died within a short time of diphtheria. The mother became a raving maniac when the last one was taken from her. • The New Jersey house defeated the joint resolution asking the Jersey congress men to favor a national postal telegraph law. A dispatch from Matamoras, Mexico, says Rev. Father Damazo Soto, of Concor key to the Aztec writings. Martin Sellers, of Kendallville, Ind., was summoned to testify against C. C. Cain, charged with murder, now being tried at Albion. He remarked that he would kill himself rather than testify. Shortly afterwards he went to his room and shot himsell, dying instantly. A. Medarv, for a number of years paymaster for the Cincinnati, Hamilton and Dayton railroad, has been relieved. His accounts are said to be $10,000 short. Twenty-seven men met at Grccns burg, Pa., and formed a secret brother hood not to buy French goods, and to boy cott all deaierstfelling them until the em bargo on pork was taken off. Abbe Chubert, at Montreal, was fined the sum of $20 or two months' imprisonment for kissing Mrs. Bezeau, his landlady, while she was in bed. A strange and fatal disease has ap peared among the cattle in a Texas county. A large number have died. The cattle men I will hold a meeting with a view to checking the ravages. Frank James' attorney has applied for a change of venue in the Blue Cut train robbery. The decision is expected on the 11th of February. The Pb.upix glass-works at 1'hillips burg, onposlte Pittsburg, wore destroyed by fire on the £0lh. Loss, about $125,000; insurance, $74,000. The works wore among the largest Is the country. The most un fortunate circumstance connected with the destruction of the works is that 500 bands will bo thrown but of employment in the middle of winter. A Chicago and Northwestern train was wrecked near Cedar Rapids on the 30th. Three men wore Injured and the engine and twelve ears badly damaged. A largo quantity of personal effects belonging to passengers on the wrecked steamer City of Columbus lias been taken to Boston for identification. Reports from the wreck state that the steamer is gradually sinking into the water. But little of the vessel is now visible. The Texas house passed a bill pro viding punishment for fence cutting of from one to five years in the penitentiary, but the person owning and residing upon land en closed by another, who refused ingress and egress may lawfully open a passageway through the enclosure. Tilden G. Abbott, cashier of the Union Market National bank, of Boston, has disappeared, a defaulter to the amount of $31,100, possibly more. oA large three story business house at A committee of labor organizations from Pittsburg have gone to Washington to urge the passage of the bill restricting the importation of foreign labor under con tract. Ansen Linsenmerk has been arrested, at St. Louis for committing forgeries fvhlle postmaster at Krotzingen, Dutch Baden. Delegations of lobbyists are going to work for the Washington from Dakota to opening of the .Sioux reservation. Rome, N. Y., burned on the 30th. Joseph Alexander perished in the dames. Gould is taking hold of Northern Pa cific to extend his influence with Pacific roads. The supremo court of Iowa nas af firmed the judgment of the district court of Polk county convicting Fountain W. George of murder in the first degree. He was sen tenced to be hanged last August, but the case was carried to the supreme court, now remains for the governor under the statutes to fix the day of execution. Alter a heavy run on the Merchants' and Mechanics' bank, at Leadville, Colo , it suspended on the 30th ult. It was imme diately attached, and 37.000 more attach ments are to follow. Patrick Harlmet, aged 89, a laborer living at Mt. Auburn, Ohio, brutally killed his wife and endeavored to chop her body to pieces and hide it under the floor. He had been addicted to drink, and was very quarrelsome. A sleigh containing twenty-seveh ladies was upset on the mountain side near Reading, Pa., and many were injured. The American government has bought the sailing steamer ' 'Bear' ' for the Greely relief expedition. It is the same size, build and age of the lost Proteus. A house near Norwich, N. Y., occu pied by an old couple named Glinton, was burned. The bodies of the occupants were found in the ruins. The supremo court of Iowa rendered decision in a case wherein a taxpayer sought to enjoin assessment for construc tion of a sewer. The plaintiff claimed the property should not be assessed because he was not benefited, and also because he was not notified of the time of the apportioning or correcting of the assessment. The court sustained the last point, and that to deny an opportunity to be heard is violation of con stitutional provisions. The annual report of the minister of public works of Canada shows that the government's management of the telegraph lines is not a financial success. The lines cost nearly $800,000. The expenditures last year were $50,000 and the receipts $28,000, showing a loss of over 50 per cent. It WASHINGTON. A court-martial is ordered to meet at San Antonio February 4th, for the trial of Captain A. S. D. Keyes, of the Tenth cav alry, on charges of duplicating his pay ac counts. It is understood the office of assistant surgeon-general of the army will be abol ished. The secretary of war, speaking on the subject stated, while he did not know who proposed a bill to that effect, still such a move would meet entire approbation. Commissioner Albert Fink appeared before the house committee on commerce and made an argument in defense of the railroad pooling system. He asserted the people had received transportation at low rates, and little profit to thej-oads, and that no extortion had been practiced. The resignation of John C. New as assistant secretary of the treasury was re ceived on the 28th and will soon be delivered to the president. The Indiana delegation held a meeting and decided to recommend the appointment of A. D. Linch, of Indian apolis, to fill the vacancy. Representative Edmund W. M. Mackey, of South Carolina, died on the 28th. The house, as a mark of respect to the memory of the deceased, adjourned. The senate committee on appropri ations ordered a favorable report on the house bill making appropriation for tobacco tax rebate. At a caucus of democratic senators on the 26th it was resolved to allow the repub licans to debate Sherman's resolution call ing for an investigation of riots in Virginia and Mississippi, among themselves, unless it should bo charged that democrats were responsible for the riots, or the spirit which engendered them. At present Sherman's resolution merely recites that such riots oc curred, and docs not charge the responsi bility upon an political party in particular. The case of Colonel Emilio Munez, a tobacco importer from Philadelphia, is be* ing investigated by the department of state. It is alleged l hat Munoz was taken from an American vessel in a Cuban port by an armed crew from a Spanish man-of-war. It is not claimed that Munez is n citizen of the United States. The bill of Representative Culbert son, to limit the jurisdiction of federal courts and to restrict the removal of cases from state to federal courts, was considered by a sub-committee of the house committee on judiciary. The Impression is that the bill will he approved. The Chinese new year was celebrated by the Chinese legation on the evening of the 28th by a reception given by the Chinese minister, Cheng Isas Ju, which was attend ed by a large number of prominent persons. Representative Dockery expects to introduce a bill at an early day to prohibit the discharge, without cause, of employes of the house during a vacation of congress. The house committee on elections Anothcr bounty land bill has 'been introdueed in congress. The measure pro vides eighty acres be given those who served not less than fourteen days, 120 acres to those who served not less than one year, 160 acres to those who served not loss than two years, to be selected by soldiers on proof of 1 dismissed the consideration of the contested election of James vs. Hunt, of Louisana, on the ground that the evidence of the former was not Introduced In the time prescribed by law. Members of the honorable discharge, house committee ou public lands say a bill will lie reported declaring forfeited all land along that portion of the Northern Pa cific not completed within the time specified hi the grant of the tract. The estimated reduction of the pub lic debt during January is $11,800,000. Representative Belmont has prepared a resolution questioning the constitutional ity of government inspection of American pork, and holding that, if necessary, the work should be done by the various states. The house committee on public lands has decided to report a bill declaring the forfeiture of the entire land grants of the Oregon Central railroad, a line proposed between Astoria and Portland. The for feiture will be declared on the ground that the main line of the road, for which the grant was made, was never constructed. There were 1,480,000 acres in the grant. The president has approved the bill for the removal of the remains of General Ord from Cuba to Washington. The house committee on war claims has instructed Representative Geddes to re port favorably the bill allowing officers of the army who served in the late war pay from the date they actually euteredupou the performance of their duties. Representative Hopkins, chairman of the committee on labor, in an interview, said the workmen of this country are op posed to any reduction in the tariff, and he was of the opinion that the committee he represented would oppose any such meas ure that might come from the ways and means committee. FOREIGN. Circulation is prohibited in France of the book containing articles from the Nou velle Revue, so grossly libelous to the Ger mau imperial family. Sabieloff, a Russian officer of gen d'armes, sent to Kerkarkofl by the govern ment to investigate nihilism, was assassi nated on the 16th inst. The police have dis covered a plot for an uprising of peasants in Little Russia, and also a scheme for putting strychnine in the czar's bread. Many ar rests were made. In spite of the proclamation by the authorities of Dublin, the nationalists evad ed the police and military and held a meet ing at Castlewellan, a small market town in Ulster. Many Orangemen were absent from the first levee of the season given by the lord lieutenant of Dublin, owing to Lord Rossmorc's recent suspension from magis terial functions. In spite of many arrests the agrarian agitation continues in Pskow and Vitebsk, and so intense Is the irritation of the peas ants of the province that the troops espe cially sent to Vitebsk will be withdrawn, as collision is feared. Appeals addressed to the educated classes have appeared in White Russia, urging them to join in th,e struggle against absolutism. The president of the board of trade ®f Chamberlain, in a speech at Birmingham, said England was not going to allow war with El Mehdl to interfere for a single mo ment with the projected reforms and im proved instructions which England is mak ing every effort to develop in Egypt, and by which it is hoped securities may bo given to Egyptian liberties and the people educated for independence and self-government. Owing to depression in landed prop erty In Ireland a scheme is in preparation for the relief of owners. It 1» proposed to establish a land bank with a government guarantee, which will be empowered to lend money to landlords to pay off encumbrances created before the land act, and also to lend money to tenants for the purpose of pur chasing holdings. Advices from Sinkat are heart-rend ing. It is said that the people have eaten all the dogs in the town and only the horses and one hog remain. There will be nothing left by February 1st, when, unless relieved, the inhabitants intend to try to make their way to Suakln, Peace is completely restored on Egypt's Abysinian frontier and trade re opened between Kassale and Massowah. The Protracted Strike Over. Pittsburg, January 30.—The long strike of tha window glass workers is at an end, and after seven mouths of idleness the men will return to work as soon as the fur naces are heated. While both sides made great concessions, the terms at which the w'orx is resumed largely favors the work men, who will be paid last year's wages until April 1st, when a sliding scale will go into effect, wages thereafter to be governed by card rate, or the glass scale will be sub ject to changes every four weeks, and the agreement will last until July 1st, and if found to work satisfactorily, will probably be adopted for the ensuing year. A num ber of factories have already started fires. By the resumption 2,500 men will be fur nished employm ent i n this city. No Distinction in the Grave. Trenton, N. J., January 28.--The governor has sent a message to the legisla ture reciting the refusal of the Hackensack cemetery company to allow the burial of a colored man. The governor says it ought not to be tolerated in this state, that a cor poration whose existence depends upon the legislature's will, and whoso property is exempt from taxation because of its rellg ions uses, should be allowed to make a dls Unction between white aud black men. The governor closes by recommending the pass age of an act which shall makejnich refusal, based on color, a criminal offense, with such penalty as shall prevent a recurrence of such act. DOWN TO DEATH. A Passenger Train Drops Through a Bridge—A I.ist of the Killed and Wounded. Indianapolis, 31.—The January south-bound accommodation train on the Indianapolis and Chicago Air Lino, due here at 10:30 this morning, met with a ter rible accident at Broad Ripple. At that point the railway crosses White river on a truss bridge of two spans, cadi 150 feet in length. The engineer had gone to the bag gage-car and the locomotive was in charge of the fireman. When the locomotive reached the center of the bridge the fireman felt the structure sinking. He bad his baud on the throttle, which lie opened, giving the locomotive all the available steam. The engine sprang forward with great force, breaking the couplings between the tender and the baggage-car. The locomotive kept the track, but the baggage, smoking-car and one coach dropped through and piled up in a mass at the foot of the piers. The smoking car was partially telescoped In the baggage car. The wreck was partially submerged. The por tion above water immediately took tire. The fireman states that when he looked, after the locomotive reached the south end of the bridge, the cars were on fire, the smoke ob scuring the scene. The wrecking train, with surgeons and other assistance, sent to Broad Ripple, on reaching the wreck found the cars yetburn ing, and those present so lacking in presence of mind as to be unable to extinguish the liâmes or afford relief to the sufferers. The otficials of the road went to work systematic ally, and in short time the fire was extin guished and search for the bodies begun. Six persons were either killed or burned to death. Their remains were recovered, burned and charred almost beyond recogni tion and horribly mutilated. The only means of identification were incombustible trinkets known to be the property of the dead. The following is a list of the dead: John Brewer, of Lafayette, Ind., engi neer. J. E. Ricketts, baggage master, of New Albany. George Lowry, brakeman, of Buena Vis ta, Ind. Thomas Parr, bridge foreman, of Indian apolis. A. T. Smith, American express messen ger, of Indianapolis. The only passenger killed was John Bray, a stock dealer, of Deming. Ex-Sheriff Seman, of Noblesville, had his right arm broken and was injured badly about the head and body. of in jured internally and will die. The others injured are: Joseph Clayton, of Erankfort, cut on the head. A. T. Peddigo, of .Frankfort, body bruised. W. P. Hawk, of Westfield, bead badly cut. W. T Sweigart, ot Carmel, skull frac tured. Mrs. Sullivan and babe, of Carmel, slight ly Injured. A. B. Snyder, of Trohoon, Ind., slightly hurt. A gang of workmen had been making re pairs on the bridge, all of whom were slightly injured. Of the passengers Seman and Clark were left at Broad Ripple and the others brought to this city. The accident is attributed to a defective thread on the supporting rods ot the bridge. It is believed that all the killed have been recovered except Thomas Parr, who was working on the bridge, and whose remains arc supposed to be at the bottom of the river. The bridge and train are entirely destroyed. The scenes around the wreck, with no appliances for extinguishing the flames, while the imprisoned victims' cries for aid resounded through the burninv mass, were heartrending. Clark was pin ioned by a beam, and managed to escape after the beam was burned off. The mes senger said that If he had had one bucket of water at the beginning he could have extin guished the flames. Later Concerning tue Colorado Mine Explosion. Denver, January 26.—Twenty-three more burned bodies were to-day recovered from the Crested Butte mine, making fifty seven in all. But two remain. These will be recovered to-day. They were all found in chamber No. 2 and in the passage way in the Immediate vicinity. Many have arm and legs broken, skulls crushed in, and clothing burned, and in many cases that drops off in rags when the body is moved. The hair is burned from the heads and all the skin burned from the face and other exposed portions of the body, leaving it an utterly unrecognizable mass of raw and bleeding flesh. The appearance of these bodies Is horrible beyond description, and it is not likely that any of them can be recog nized. Many of the faces have coal dust ground into them until they are as black as coal itself. To-day the company began the erection of a largo frame building, where the bodies will be placed and where the fu neral services will be held. Crowds are coming on every train and on snowshoes from all the surrounding camps. The Col orado Coal and Iron company, besides the erection of the building spoken of, will bear ail the funeral expenses and make ample provision for the needy families of the de ceased. Denver, January 28. — The huge morgue is nearly completed, aud the bodies are being taken there one at a time on sleighs from the blacksmith shop, aud placed in rows on the floor of the morgue. Sixteen bodies have been claimed by rela tives, to vvhom they will be shipped to-mor row at the expense of the company. The remaining twenty-five are unclaimed. The funeral services of those who will be buried at Crested Buttes will be held to-morrow, the Protestants in the forenoon and the Catholics t in the afternoon. Humors of trouble have entirely died out, and to-night the town is perfectly quiet. A special will bo run from Gunnison to-morrow convey ing a band, church choirs and a large num ber of citizens to take part in the ceremo nies. Snatched from the Gallows. Lincoln, Jan. 22.—Governor Dawes to-day commuted to life imprisonment the sentences of John Poilu, to be hauged at Plattsmouth on Friday, and George Hart, whose execution is also sot for Friday at Grand Island. In the case of Polin it was rather expected that tjjo action would bo taken, since the prisoner's relatives and at torneys made such a touching appeal to his excellency on Thursday last. In Hart's case, however, some surprise was mani fested, among those who thought they un derstood the case pretty thoroughly, as it was generally conceded that he ought to hang. The action of the executive 1s based on letters from Chief Justice Cobb, Justice Lakes and M. B. Reese, Hart's prosecutor. Telegraph Sell Out. New York, January 29.—A Baltimore special to the Tribuue says: Rumors gam credence that the action of the Baltimore & Ohio railroad company in placing so many prominent Western Union men in charge of the management of its telegraph business has been in contemplation of its ultimate intention of a union with the Western Union company. The Tribune also notes that a prominent official of the Bankers' ami Mer chants' Telegraph company remarked that it Is understood the Postal company was trying to sell out, but to what company ho refused t o say. _ Bigger Thing Than the Centennial Washington, January 29.—Commis sioner General Morehead reports the utmost Interest Is manifested throughout the cast in the World's Industrial and Cotton Centen nial Exposition, which opens in New Or leans next December, twice as many states have already made ap propriations for state exhibits as for the Centennial of 1876. The general says Emerson in Conversation. Harper's Magazine. His perfect grace in conversation can hardly be reproduced, even if one could gather the arrows of his wit. But I one or two slight latter which are too characteristic to be omitted. Speaking of some friends who were contemplating a visit to Europe just after our war, when ex change was still very high, he said that "the wily American would elude Eu rope for a year yet, hoping that ex change would go down." On being in troduced to an invited guest of the Saturday club, Emerson said: "lam glad to meet you, sir, I often see your name in the papers, and elsewhere, and happy to take you by the hand for the first time." "Not for the first time," was the re ply. "Thirty-three years ago I was enjoying my school vacation in the woods, as boys will. One afternoon I was walking alone, when you saw me and joined mo, and talked of the voices of nature in a way that stirred my boy left me thinking of your am ish pulses, and words far into the night." Emerson looked pleased, but rejoined that it must have been long ago indeed when he ventured to talk of such fine subjects. In conversing with Richard H. Dana, Jr., the latter spoke of the cold eyes of one of our publi Emerson, meditatively, "holes in his head ! holes in his head ! " After an agreeable conversation with a gentleman who had suffered from ill health, Emerson remarked, "You for merly bragged of bad health, sir; I trust you are all right now." Emerson's reticence with regard to Carlyle's strong expressions against America was equally wise and admira ble. His friends crowded about him, urging him to denounce Carlyle, as a sacred duty, but he stood serene and silent as the rocks until the angry sea was calm. "Yes," said ic men. Stage Blacking. San Faanclsco ('all. To supply the burnt cork used by minstrel performers of this city occu pies the entire time and earnest atten tion of one interesting character, a lit tle man whose place of business is on the curbstone on the north side of Pine street. "I first gather my corks," he ex plains. "I get them from the big bottling houses who buy lots ot bottles —many of them with corks that would not keep the air out of wine or beer. When I get ready to burn I put the corks into those three washboilers you see there with holes punched in their sides and bottom, sprinkle alcohol over them and set them afire. Then I fill one of those muslin sacks with the charred cork, and knead the sack in this barrel of water. That forces the powdered charcoal through the sack into the water. When I have worked all my charred cork through the sack into the water, I drain the water through a close canvas sack you see on that frame there, and what remains in the canvas sack is ready for the artists. I put it up in one-pound tins, and they use it out of them. When a performer is ready to 'black up, he takes a little of thi his hands and washes his face, neck and hands in it, and ho is blacked as you see him on the stage. ' us they call it, is black paste in