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VOL. 1. MONROE, LA., FRIDAY, MAY 21 1886 NO 16
MAYi 219. 16 DAILY TELEGRAPH. *. oc. ii .r Editor 1V. M. TELLES, Publisher and Business Manager. To Pratice Law. ALBANY, N. Y., May 20.-The gove ernor last night signed the bill permit ting women to practice law. Sentenced. NEW YOlrK, May 21.-Alderman Jaehne was yesterday morning sen' teneed by Judge Barrett to nine years and ten months imprisonment in Sing Sing. Both Sides Claim Victory. NEW ORLEANS, May 20.-The elcc tipn In the Second congressional dis trict passed off quietly. As far as heard from the vote in the city is very light: Friends of Wallace, Democrat, and those of Martin, Republican,claim the election of their respective can didates. Hanged. RONDOUT, N. Y., May 21,-Louis Willet, alias Charles Crosby, was hanged in the jail at Kingston at 9.15 o'clock yesterday morning for the mur der of Edwin Killand on Janury 7, 1 "4. Willet died easily. *lIseth of the Grandfather of Cleveland's Intended BUFFALO, May 21.-Col. John B. Folsom, grandfather of Miss Frankie Folsom, died yesterday. He had been an Inialled for several years. Foreign. DUBLIN, May 20.-The United Ire land declares that there are nation alists sufficient in any town in Ulster to whip the'rag'tag and bobtail Oran gemen into good behavior provided the police stand aside.; CAJANIA, Sicily, May 21.-The erup tion of Mount 2Etna is increasing in proportions and there is serious danger of the town of Montenoso from the flow of lava. Measures are being taken for the rescue of the inhabitants. Vast columns of flame are issuing from the crater of the volcano and presents a most imposing spectacle. " TORONTO, Oat., May 21,-A public meeting, at which the mayor presided, was held last evening to discuss the street car strike. Resolutions were adopted condemning the company for attempting to deprive its employes,of the privilege of belonging to a law ful organization, the Knights (i Labor, and pledging the support of the meet ing of the strikers in every reantahle and legal method. Excited Over The (onvict System. ST. Louis, May 21.-A special from Little Rock, Ark., says- The people of Coal Iill, in this State, are greatly excited over the discovery that the convict system is now in force in one of the Coal Iill mines near that vil lpge. The Ouita Coal company, of this city, owns a mine about three miles from Coal Hill which is operated exclu sively by convicts to tothe exclusion of miners who have been thrown out of employment by them. Complaints have been made to the governor of this violation of the law, and appeals hbvo been sent begging him to take means to have the convicts removed and the work given to licensed miners, and it Is feared unless some decisive action shall be fakeo by him very soon the miners will organize and attempt to drive them away by force, when bloodshed and probably great loss of life would surely follow. LOUISIANA LEGISLATI'Rn. The Case of Copviet Cavalier to be In quired Into-The Committees at Work--Hallroads, Labor, Ju * diciary, etc. NEW ORLEANS, May 21.--Baton Rouge special to the N. O. Picayune : To'day in the House Mr. Allain called attention to the arrticles pub lished in the Picayune and Baton Rouge Truth giving an account of the ease of Theophile Cavalier, the convict whose feet were cut off on account of frost bite. He suggested that the mats ter demanded Investigation by the Committee on Penitentiary. Gen. Munday, chairman of this committee, made a statement in regard to the Penitentiary affairs. He revie wed the transactions of the last session in regard to this institution. The information had been given him that the bill of 1884, relative to working convicts on the levees had saved the State at least $80,000. The speaker asserted that he was ignorant of the existence of any ring or combination to aid the Penitentiary lessees in the Legislature. If there was anything wrong in the management of the in stitution he desired' to know it and would Inquire into It. Mr. Laroque, of Orleans, said he would corroborate thestatements in the paper, as far as his knowledge went. He was acquainted with Cavalier before he went to the Penitentiary, and had seen him in that place after his feet were amputated. IHe considered Gen. Munday's remarks too general and outside of the issue. Gen. Munday said the mattcr would be laid before the committee. Mr. Cage remarked that he hoped the committee would give the true condition of affairs in the Penitentiary and Mr. Allain said he had no idea that the spark he had thrown out would create such a fire. The com mittee was instructed to investigate. The House Constitution Committee will report unfavorably on the bill to enlarge the civil jurisdiction of justices of the peace. The Lands and Levee Committee of the House will report unfavorably on the bill to close Bayou Rouge, in St. Landry, for several reasons. The measure has not been advertised in accordance with law. Also unfavorably on Prichard's resolution, that the General Assembly and all persons interested in levee improvements det ermine upon some policy in regard to closing the Atchafalaya, for the reason that is too Indefinite to permit the commtitee to act intelligibly. The House Railroad Committee appointed a subrcommittee, consisting of Messrs. Graham, Richardson and Dudenheter, to confer with a subhcom. mittee of the Senate Committe on Railroads, with a view of agreeing on a satisfactory bill. The Committee on .L'bior and CapL tal met, Mr. Laroque, chairman, and O'Dennell, secretary. Tihe first meas, are taken up was Mr. Bath's bill to create a bureau of labor statistics. The object of the bill was stated to he the ascertainment of the true condition of laborers in the State, and the relations between employer and employed, It was laid ovet till Monday. º "t ' t The bill p~ui that no bey a , the age of 12 and no girl ubider 14 gte shall' be employed In I( jb warehbase or workshop. 1iodaidhda der 14 shall be employed tb lbor-la' any bustuaes, unless such ehld'shll have attended, public or pt te day school for at least four monthi out of the twelve. No child or young person ded, 18 and no woman shall be emplo ae la any factory, warehouse, cothing, dressmaking or millinery easablles.. ment for a longer time than 10 sowura a day. Employers shall furnish setta ble seats for the femahlt etnbioMoed which they shall be permitted i to ing when not engaged. The peiallty i fixed at a flue of from $10 to $100 or Inprisonment not more thani thirty days. THE MAXWELIL.-P4ELIEt. qlALE. ST. Louis, May 21.-Arthur Max. well', case proceeds. The interest la the prisoner and his probable fUe, lt creases. Several prominent ei~!gy. men were present at the court room, yesterday morning, as were also a large number of ladies and these, to gether with the many other speate tors, packed the rootelIn the doors. The first witness was a barber, John B. Armor, doing business at 15 North Broadway, near the Southerni hotel. Maxwell called at his shop between 6 and 7 o'clock on the evening of April 6, 1885. His hair and beard were both very long and he asked to have the former trimmed and the latter shaved off. The barber did this and Maxwell then asked him if he could recognize him if he had known him when his hair and beard were long. Witness told him that such a thing would be impossible, and Maxwell seemed pleased at his answer. The prisoner had talked like a parrot all the time he was in the shop; told all his stories about himself; said be was going into the country for a day or two, but would soon return,. The counsel for the prisoner In cross-exam. ining the witness tried to show that Maxwell evinced no uneasiness and seemed unconcerned as to whether or not his having been shaved had changed his appearance, but the an swers to his questions resulted in show ing that the contrary had been the case; that the prisoner looked nervous ly around whenever any one entered the room; that he was continually slipping down in his chair as if not to atttact attention. Samuel Hughes, ticket agent for the San Francisco railway, was the next witness. He identified the prisoner as the man to whom he had sold a ticket to San Francisco April 5, 18$5; identified the ticket which bore his own signature and that of H, M. Brooks; prisoner had made no inquiry as to the price of the ticket and when be paid for it he drew forth a large roll of bills of large denominations. The.lefense waived cross-examination George S. Hess of Hess & Culberson pawnbrokers, had met the prisoner on the 3rd or 4th of April 1885. The prisoner wanted to borrow $25 on a watch chain. Witness refused to loarn so much; prisoner trie4 to sell hblm other trival articles, saying that he must have money. On the Monday after Easter Sunday the prisoner called again, purchasing a flute for $8 and a ·ot of diamonds paying for them with lhthre ptesik% i ilk on hs booaud visit. Albert IAl an *p '4mewed e,. H.u uer tA9It prsener did seokeuw, eld r hI 60 pflew of mbe tNe hail WMId' t I mec , isaterm "fatr ir e'' a k with Maxwell n# ed 'bta n be thOg~hrf h Yi M; peeI im I Ssholth tee t l Ideuti. dteea pweg ,i as the *aMt the ptiaot o, ", field glasses .a4 (eA ,a'ela pntyelett duTcwe when he al@tbir Mt yl4 bouL two arp t. gWg. Tb strap. takep fan ' p'g.ittutk Is brought l s}u t p tm. ofos the peaklug em a 8ll If tb owere parts 1 the raer -er lo thrr were not, beewtou.e' ipos thret top of anothe trhun oint iMeilag om. bad no tray. The tgu tlot wuaks whf h Prelers body w Prmled' W broughtw before the wipmekn , who w ka.d to te as add expert whether t Ep y ' ead waever belogs l d i ilt. weMr. Faustlesy cneul er the d were not, ettleted to apeI ebd tlm top of the poinet, bnt his he pis wash had no tray The atoeA one whoich overrled and the witaeswr wweered it tell asoan expert wheNhr rN·t 3y hb ol the poltint, obut L"bi dMrot wae wase. Exception weas tas to -the rolinog. The point wem es'4eportant one, as tray and partitten were found in the packing case. Mr. Jefferson lavis'I nWhr etur-ed to his home. fi eFata pi d espeech was addressed tb' e mpihal y of small boy, in thise languaga i"God hime you little onest I rememnber a few nights ago seenag ybn ttial, through the mand to do haor to one who a do notblug for yeO.h Ad')iet Reprab licam politicians of hiMgh a, low deo gree insist that thie c6abilj li frighten* ed at Jefferson Davis, and will coae. quen tly elect a roepeblo a Presldent who will see to it that the Soeath Is kept in silence and M eetloi. We do not believe it; 1888 will rod other le. sues to engage the couatrt then the vaporings of small politidaie of either section. MONROE 'BAERY, DaBIARD 8TREBT, Wm i. i. MILLUR, Proprietor. amlieus suplled with brihed made of the best four. Uts of eery kind kept for sale, or made to order. FANCY GRONIMUB, TOBACOO, CIGARS, FRUITS, OONUrOTIONS, *o., Kept In stock and will be sold at the lowaet marke Iprice.