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The Steamer Italia Wrecked and Sixty
live Lives Said to Have
Been Lost.
Dramatic Scene in a Texas Court Room
—Trial of the Perm Bank Con
Developments in tbe Darien Well
Mystery- -A Wife Beater to
Be Flogged.
Buddcnseik, tlie Xew York Tene
ment Builder, Gets a Heavy
Sixty-Five litres tost.
Mallendo, June 23.— steamer
Cochahpal. which arrived to-day, reports
that the Italian steamer Italia has been
totally wrecked. Sixty-five lives were lost
I Dastardly Attempt.
Special to the Globe.
Hamden, 0., June 23.— Last evening
Miss Rilla Morrison, aged 17, went to meet
her sister, who had gone home on Sunday
morning to visit her parents, who live a
mile and a half east of this place. Rilla, in
the evening, left to meet Ella, and as she
crossed the railroad a few hundred yards
north of this place she was accosted by a
young man, who inquired what her name was
and on being informed said she was the girl
he was looking for, as he had just come
from her home and that her mother was
dead— died at 3 o'clock. She began crying
and started on, and he said he would ac
company her. She assented, and they
walked on until they came to a covered
bridge east of here, when he made improper
advances and was promptly rejected. He
then took hold of her, placed one hand over
her mouth and forced her down through
a hole in the fence at the end of the bridge,
and dragged her down to the water's edge,
' and there asked her again if she would sub
mit—if not he would drown her. She re
fused his demands, and he threw her in,
holding to her feet until she was nearly
drowned. Then he pulled her out and re
newed his demands. He was re
fused a second time, when he put
her under and held her for some time, and
when he pulled her out she had the pres
ence of mind to say: "There's a man com
ing." He broke and ran. She is badly
bruised and her clothing torn. She de
scribes the fellow as a young man of light j
complexion, light hair, light . mustache,
dressed in a blue suit with blue necktie,
straw hat and new fine boots. The citizens
are greatly excited, and if the scoundrel is
caught a lively time is expected. .
A Swindler's Methods.
Lincoln, 111., June James H.
Donley, who last week failed for §30,000,
was arrested here to-day. Since 1879 he
has been selling pianos and organs, taking
in payment notes bearing 8 per cent
In his business transactions he pledged
these notes with men of this city. A.
B. Roberts, a money lender, holds many
of these notes, 200 of which are fictitious
ones, and reputed to have been given by
persons in all the adjoining counties. Yes
terday Roberts visited De Witt county with
a part of the security, to look up the per
sons named, and learned he was the victim
of a swindle. He returned to this
city, visited Donley at his resi
dence, and demanded payment.
Donley expressed his inability to meet the
demands and craved forgiveness and im
munity from punishment. This afternoon
he was arrested on four " charges. He an
nounced a readiness for trial, but a continu
ance was granted the state until the 20th.
Donley claims to be innocent and explains
that 'he was duped by agents. Roberts
holds 851,000 of this fraudulent paper and
expresses an intention of prosecuting to the
end. This, with his failure last week, in
creases Donley's liabilities to nearly
?90,000. Donley is a member of the Cum
berland Presbyterian church and has taken
an active part in temperance and Sunday
school work. He gave bail for his appear
Dramatic Scene in Court.
Marshall, Tex., June 23. — The cele
brated case of Edward Bean for the murder
of Stevens, has come to a dramatic ending.
In a former trial he was found guilty and
sentenced to be hanged. The case was
taken to the court of appeals, which granted
a new trial. Yesterday, when called upon
to plead, young Bean arose and said: ' 'Your
honor and. gentlemen of the jury, I plead
guilty as an accomplice to the murder of
Henry Stevens, and simply appeal to your
humanity and mercy." The scene became
more tragically intense when the widow of
the murdered man came forward and
pleaded that the prisoner's life might be
spared. The district attorney yielded to
these appeals. The court charged the jury,
who retired and in fifteen minutes returned
with a verdict of guilty, and fixing his pun
ishment at hard labor in the penitentiary
for life. 7-- 7 7 y ; /./-■ mm
The Perm Bank Case.
Pittsrurg, Pa., June 23. — The jury in
the Perm bank conspiracy case retired at 3
o'clock this afternoon. Judge Hull's
charge was decidedly favorable to the de
fendants. He held that if three directors
knew of the transaction there could be no
; conspiracy on the part of Riddle
and Rieber; that the treasurer was
.the legal custodian of the funds; that the
notice to three directors was a legal notice
.to all the board, and that the bank had a
legitimate right under its charter to deal
outside. It is the general impression that
the jury will either acquit or disagree.
After 8 o'clock to-night the jury agreed
upon a verdict which they sealed and filed
with one of the tipstaves. It will be opened
in the court to-morrow morning.
The Pittsburg Trunk Murder Case.
Chicago, June — The trial of the five
Italians, Giovanni Azari, Ignazio Silvestry,
; Augustine Gelardi, Antonio Mercurio and
Ignazio Bova, for the murder on April 30,
at 74 Tilden avenue, of Fillippe Caruso,
whose body they packed in . a trunk and '
shipped to Pittsburg, was begun this morn
ing in Judge Hawes' branch of the criminal
court. Miss Kate Kane appeared for
Azari, Maurice Baumbun, a colored lawyer,
for Silvestry and Gelardi, and two other
attorneys for Bova and Mercurio. There is
very little public interest taken in the case.
The entire jury panel had not been secured
up to the time of adjournment of court for
the day. _________
To Flog the Wife-Beater.
Baltimore, June 23.— case of
Henry A. Meyers, convicted of brutally
beating his wife, and sentenced to one
years imprisonment and twenty lashes, came
before the supreme court this afternoon on
an appeal for a new trial. The court over
ruled the motion and he will be flogged.
The punishment; will probably be inflicted
to-morrow. XMy^^^XX-y -■ ■
Buddensieck Sentenced.
New York, June Charles A. Bud
densieck, the builder, whose row of build
ings on West Sixty-second street fell in a
heap on April 18, and caused the death of
Louis Walters, a framer " at 7 work on the
buildings, was to-day sentenced by Re
corder Smith to ten years' imprisonment
. and to pay a fine of $500.
M'-Xi y : The Darien Well Mystery.
•) ,.-. Bridgeport, Conn., June 23.— Coroner
71 Holt continued the investigation in the
' ' Darien well mystery to-day,' and as a result
" r of the testimony given he is now," convinced
7 the body found in the well was not that !of
Joseph Lahey, but that of a tramp, - r who
; had probably been murdered by his com
pan ions. Eagan, who is under arrest
charged with the murder, will be examined
on Thursday next 7 r « r i;^}'
Took His Own Medicine.
Vienna, June 23.— At Funtiairchen,
Hungary, to-day Herr Lisch; the inventor
of the new dynamite patents which have
been sold in America and elsewhere, was
killed by a dreadful explosion, which oc
curred in his house while he was packing
boxes. His mother was also killed. The
roof of the house was blown off.
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The trial of the Metropolitan Elevated
Railroad company against the Wall Street
News was begun yesterday, but nothing of
importance was developed.
The coal breaker at Leighton, owned by
Smith & Co. of New York, was destroyed
at Allentown, Peuu., by an incendiary fire
last night. - Loss, 340,000. ,yy-M
An order appropriating 8100,000, to be
placed at the disposal of the health depart
ment to be used with the concurrence of
the mayor, for the purpose of improving
the sanitary condition of Chicago, was
passed by the city council. _\,7. ; 7,-y: 7
George W. Dent brother-in-law of Gen.
Grant yesterday received 7 a letter from
President Cleveland, notifying him of his
suspension from the office, of appraiser of
the custom house in San Francisco. Thomas
Beck succeeds him.
Sixty thousand quarts of strawberries
came into Albany, N. V., yesterday, from
within a radius of ten miles of the j city.
This is the largest receipts ever known in
one day. Sales were at from 3to 6 cents a
quart. 7;V7 M
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John McCullough's Sad Fate.
New York, June 23.— John MeCullough,
the tragedian, wandered about the Sturte
vant house in an aimless way this morning
and it was evident to the most casual obser
ver',that he did not know what hejwas doing.
Clerk Hitchcock kept his eye on him. The
clerk had hard trouble with him Sunday
afternoon. "He has threatened to kill
me," said Mr. Hitchcock. "If he
comes near me again I'll hit him. -. I don't
care if he is irresponsible. If he is his
friends ought to take care of him. - Every
body in the house is tired of him, but the
Lelands are reluctant to make any move in
the matter." Mr. Horace Leland said:
"We certainly will do something very soon.
He is not capable of taking care of him
self and is liable at any time to
do injury to somebody. We have
to watch him to keep him
from setting fire to the house. He does
not even know enough to eat his meals.
We have telegraphed to his wife and sister
and expect them here this evening. 7 If
they do not take charge of him we will ap
peal to Capt. Williams. John is \ a friend
of ours, but we can't stand everything."
Capt Connor of the St. James hotel, who
has been McCullough's friend and business
partner for years, says that he will not take ;
the first step, and this seems to be \ the
trouble with everybody. Capt. Connors
says he ought to De put in an j asylum,
but the only one who can do that is his
wife. . MM-MmM
Tale Commencement.
New Haven, Conn., June 23.—
commencement events of Yale were the
meeting of the alumni this morning and the
election of two members of the corporation,
and the anniversary exercises of the law de
partment this afternoon. About four hun
dred were present at the alumni meeting.
Judge Stanley Woodward, of the
class of '55, of Wilkesbarre, Perm., pre
sided. In his address he alluded to Vice
President Hendricks, who was present as
the gentleman who had been twice elected
to an office which he had filled but once.
Mr. Hendricks was rapturously received and
made a brief congratulatory address. A
resolution was adopted in favor of changing
the name of Yale college to Yale university.
At 3 o'clock the anniversary exercises of the
' law department took place in Center church,
the feature of which was the address by
Vice President Hendricks on "The Su
preme Court of the United States." " To
morrow is commencement day proper.
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- A Polygamous Girl.
Salt Lake, June 22.— Saturday Charles
L. White was arrested, charged with un
lawful cohabitation, and had a partial ex-,
amination before United States Commis
sioner McKay. His wife has a child. She
was asked by the prosecution if she was
married to the defendant. She de
clined to answer that and all
other questions, and was fined §50
and imprisonment until this morning,
for contempt When called this morning,
the youthful polygamous wife was again
put on the stand and asked if she was mar
ried to the defendant She again refused
to answer and was fined SlOO for contempt
and committed to the penitentiary until the
fine is paid. The girl said she would not
answer and did not care -what the * punish
ment might be, even if she were imprisoned
forever. . .7 i - ■ : * .
Boscoe Had no Hand in It*
Special to the Globe.
Washington, June 23. The Hon.'-Bos
coe Conkling, on the evening before his de
parture for Europe, said to a friend New
York, who has just arrived in this city: 7 "I
was not at time, nor in anyway/in
vited to take part in the last campaign for
the Republican party, in this state or out of
it, and you know a man cannot conscien
tiously dine with friends until he has first
received an invitation. - I see, also,; that I
am credited with having I an acquaintance
with President Cleveland and influence with
his administration. You can say y. for me
that this is wholly untrue. I never saw
Mr. Cleveland in my life." 7-7 7 7
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Mexico's Financial Troubles. <
City op Mexico, June 23.— Great ex
citement has prevailed here to-day in finan
cial and railway circles owing to the sudden
official announcement by the government of
new laws regarding v the payment of
taxes,, the cutting down of officers'
salaries and the suspension of railway
subsidies. The financial embarrassment of
i the government has been growing steadily
worse of late, and the remedy, though se
vere, will give the government, it is hoped,
a chance to revive from its condition of pe
-1 cuniary distress. 7;*' M'M y
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Out in a' Strike.
Cincinnati, 0., June 23. — Indications
point to a strike of the lasters in the shoe
factories. They have indicated that they
would require an increase of wages begin
ning July 10. The lasters to-day are out,
indicating that they regard the strike; as al
ready begun. There ' has not, however,
been a formal declaration of a strike. The
stonecutters to-day obtained an increase
from S3 to 34 a day in response ' to a : de
mand made yesterday. ; y?;*7'
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Glanders Epidemic, y.y
Pittsrurg, Perm:, June 23. — A disease
which is supposed to be glanders, has broken
out among the horses and other stock at
Knoxville, a suburb of this city. It is al
ready epidemic. Twelve horses have * died
since Saturday, and it lias communicated to
cats and dogs. The owners of animals are
thoroughly alarmed. „ - ' j "
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Minnetonka Yacht Club.
The Minnetonka Yacht club held a meet
ing at Excelsior yesterday and elected the
following officers: E. M. Wilson, commo
dore; C. MacC. Reeves! vice commodore;
George A. Morse, secretary and - treasurer;
George A. Bingham aud David Black,
measurers; J. E. Starr; G. A. Bingham, C
B. Eustis and C. F. Dimond, regatta com
mittee. „ It was decided to hold the first re
gatta on July Fourth. y Ml
Graf ton last week subscribed nearly $1,
-500 toward organizing an agricultural so
ciety. It will.no doubt be made a . success.'
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A New Complication Caused by Bishop
Hare Taking Sides With the
.. Settlers.
Nearly Two Score of Clerical Heads Yield
X 'yyy ■ to It and More to
Follow. „
First Assistant Postmaster. Hay, Re
quires Personal Responsibility
„ 7.7- for indorsements.
India-Rubber Land Titles Occasion
Great Trouble to Settlers In
New Mexico.
The Crow Creek Reservation.
Special to the Globe. : 'v7 r? ,777 ' : 'i7^7
Washington, June 23.— The adminis
tration is embarrassed in the position of the
Crow Creek reservation matter by the re
ceipt of . a letter from Bishop Hare, • who
urgently protested against the violation
of Indian treaty rights in the
first place. The announcement of
the determination of President
Cleveland and Secretary Lardar to drive out
all the settlers under j the j proclamation of
the 17th of April induces the bishop to
write that, while no doubt a good deal of
the land thrown open by President Arthur's
proclamation has been taken up purely for
speculative purposes, there are many
worthy bonafide settlers who be
lieved the executive order which
declared the reservation open
to be valid, final and conclusive. These
are chiefly persons of small means who
have spent their all in reaching the reserva
tion and making improvements. Then
dispossession would, the bishop believes, .
work incalculable hardships and drive them
almost .to desperation. Their case, the
bishop says, appeals powerfully, to every
fair-minded man and he invokes the gen
erous and immediate consideration of the
government It is believed at the interior
department that force will, have to
be used in such a way as to open the ques
tion for the courts. There will be no for
midable use of troops and marshals. One
case will be selected for a test 7 There are,
it is estimated, -. several thousand settlers
now on the reservation, which . makes the
question one of great importance. It is
regarded as more serious to deal with than
the Oklahoma problem. The cabinet will
consider it again to-morrow.
Clouded Land Titles. .
Special to the Globe.
Washington, June 23.— "The trouble
we have over our land grants," explained
United States District Attorney Pritchard
of New Mexico, "comes from the indefi
nite boundaries which are set forth in the
titles. In no other country, except Mexico,,
and we get our custom from there, will you
find the deeds drawn so loosely. For
example, one line will be set forth
as running from a little canyon to
a hill. Of course, it is easy
enough to stretch such a line. A canyon
I and a hill, which are only a mile apart,
I may be takenas the 'designated points, or
another canyon and another hill which are
ten or twentymiles apart may bo considered
the corner. From this you can easily see
how the boundaries set forth in old Mex
ican grants can be made to grow. We call
them India rubber titles. Suppose the
. possessors of a grant profess to
-believe the more remote landmarks
were meant |to be their limits.
They go to work and obtain testimony to es
tablish their theory. They collect numerous
affidavits, which appear to- confirm very
strongly the view that is desired. Every
body knows how easy it is to make up a
case on . ex-parte \ testimony. When, to all
this evidence, the owners of the grant add
a patent from the government, issued -on
.the strength of this testimony, -7 they hold a ;
strong 7 position. But it may not be a just
one. I think the course of the gen
eral land office, under Gen. Sparks, in
scrutinizing very closely these grant ques
tions, is very popular in the territory. Many
of our people have secured homes with
what they supposed were good titles, only
to discover afterward that some grant lines
had been stretched 7 out so as to take them
in. Clouded titles have become the curse
with us, and our progress has been • greatly
retarded by reason of this grant litigation."
Couldn't Qualify.
Spec! alto the Globe.
Washington, June 23. The latest il
lustration of recklessness in the indorse
ment of office-seekers is at the expense of
Representative Hopkins. The fact that
Mr.Hopkiusis one of the last men to be sus
pected of such a thing adds to the apprecia
tion of the story. The Pittsburg congress
man, recently pressed with some earnest
ness , a constituent for the appointment
of agent to collect labor statistics. He
represented to the secretary that his candi
; date was emphatically a man of the people,
having come up from bed rock and amassed
some means through his native shrewdness.
In short, he presented the case so success
fully that Mr. Lamar said he was satisfied
and would give the Pittsburg Democrat the
place without further inquiry. Mr. Hop
kins was told to send his man
around.' 5 He did so, giving the candidate a
letter of introduction. Mr. Lamar looked
the Pittsburger over and saw he was all
right. - -Indeed, he was rather taken with
the appearance of the applicant and with
out further ceremony the appointment was
made out - and the two blank forms of
official ; oaths were • placed before the
candidate, that he might qualify in the
usual manner by subscribing his name to the
one' best suited to his record. Mr. Hop
kin's - self-made looked at the papers and
then \at the clerk, who was about to take
the jurat; After a few . minutes
he blurted out: "Look yar, can't
write." The matter was briefly reported
to Mr. Lamar and the secretary, as kindly
as possible, explained that it was absolutely
essential that as tatistical agent should be up
"the threeßs, "and then sent the self-made
man back to Pittsburg. If the secretary
thought anything he reserved its expression
for his next interview with Mr. Hopkins.
Treasury Dismissals.
Washington, June —Secretary Man
ning made a number of dismissals in the
reasury department to-day, including six
: teen clerks in the sixth auditor's office, and
: eighteen messengers, most of whom were
employed in the internal revenue bureau.
It is expected that more removals will be
made * between now and the Ist prox.
Mr. Graves, chief of the bureau of engrav
ing and printing, had an interview with
Secretary Manning this afternoon in regard
to the proposed reorganization of that bu
reau. . The policy to be pursued is not quite
settled, but it appears to be generally un
derstood that the force .will be reduced and
the expenses curtailed. *
- Who is Responsible for Hay? 7
Special to the Globe. v
Washington, June 23.— First Assistant
Postmaster General Hay is afflicted occa
sionally with the freak of asking personal
responsibility, for indorsements. Sometimes
he is stubbornly persistent on this point.
Ex-Representative Cassidy recently went to
him in the interest of a man from Nevada.
Mr. Hay asked: "Will you make yourself
personally 7 responsible for - this man if I
should : appoint ; him?" "It would be lan
excellent appointment" replied Mr.
Cassidy. ",' "But do . you know
the gentleman. ;7 - Will you r. be
personally . ; 7 responsible y for him?".
Tne ex-congressman explained that it had
been six years since he had seen the man
and that meanwhile he had not kept track
of him; But he was a good man when they
had been thrown 1 together.' and there was
the testimony of reputable citizens that he
had maintained his reputation. - "But can
you-of your own personal knowledge vouch
for his character?" ' insisted the inexorable
official. "I tell you I have not seen him for
six years." "Well, would * you h indorse ;
his note for $10,000 as' you have indorsed
his papers." This staggered" Cassidy for a
moment but he 7 replied \ ■ emphatically: >"I
would, for I know he? has property enough
to make me secure. 7 ; Now you know I
wouldn't recommend anybody I y did not
think was all right, but you can't expect not
to take the ordinary risks." .?£ Mr.' Hay
thought there was not enough certainty
about the recommendation,- 7 and said he
could not make any appointment under such
circumstances.- ' •*
. Batch of Appointments.
Washington, June 723.— -The presi
dent I to-day appointed Gen. W. H. Davis
of j Doylestown, Pa., pension agent
at Philadelphia vice A. Wilson Morris, sus
pended. Gen. Davis was indorsed by Hon.
S. J. Randall, W. H. Snowden and other
prominent Pennsylvania ■■'. Democrats. 7Ho
was among the bravest soldiers in the Mexi
can war, and served with distinction in the
late war. It is said that he is highly es
teemed by ' his comrades, regard
less of party ties, and that vhe is a
trusted leader of the Democratic party
in Pennsylvania. He was one of th* ap
plicants for appointment as collector of the
postoffice at Philadelphia, and is said to be
a trained lawyer. The president has ; also
appointed E. D. Bannister of 7 Lawrence
burg, Ind.,' Indian inspector -' Mr. Ban- s
nister is at present a special Indian ! agent.
Gen. H. Heth of Warrenton, Va., is made
a special Indian agent; William Parsons of
Connecticut is also to be < a special Indian
agent; J. H. Gaboosky of Georgia is to be
superintendent of the HaskeH institute in
Kansas; Walter R. Brennan of the Indian
territory to bo superintendent the Chilo-.
coo Indian school, and Posey 8. Wilson to
be assayer of the United States mint ', at
Denver, Col. -''XX'-'M' ***7 ' r 7
The following appointments* were also
made to-day: Edward H. Sftubel of ; New
York to be secretary of the legation of the
United' States to Spain; to be' third lieuten
ants in the revenue marine ; service of the
United States: Johnstone 7|H. Quinan,
Kirkland W. Perry, Charles A. Barnes and
Byron L. Reed. a :; 7 "-'--'
Reorganizing the Hoards. _. 7
Washington, June 23. -Commissioner
of Pensions McLean has beentfor some time
engaged in the work of reorganizing the
boards of examining surgeons throughout
the various states, on - plans;, adopted by
Gen. Black, by removing t#o from each
board in various cities, fiUmglvacancies by
the appointment of Democrats. He ex
pects to complete the reorganization of the
entire state of Pennsylvania before the end
of the present week, and within the next •
month to have all the boards hi lowa, Ohio
and Vermont reorganized. - It is the inten
tion of Gen. Black to have thjß reorganiza
tion of all the boards completed the mid
dle of August | ?r|7 - :
Department Investigation.
Washington, June 23. — The Post to
morrow will say: The investigation 'of; the
accounts of the bureau of equipment of the
navy department now being carried on by
a special committee detailed for the pur
pose by the secretary of the navy promises
to develop some sensation of an interesting
nature. * Several irregularities have been
discovered in the books, bui they will not
be published until the whole investigation
is concluded, which will not be for another
month. Several of the other bureaus have
been looked into in a casual manner, but
their further investigation ; has been post
poned until the examination of the equip
ment bureau is finished. 7,
Cabinet Meeting.
Washington, June - 23.— cabinet
meeting to-day was • attended by all the
members except Secretaries Endicott and
Whitney. The case of Minister Keiley. was
considered, but no decided, action , .was
taken. . It is understood, however,'' that the
sentiment of tho cabinet favor of a
recall. 7 v The tinea, 1 iiicd outbreak' amtmi; j
the Cheyenne • and g Arapahoe Indians in
the Indian territory was also discussed.'
Secretary Lamar . presented . a letter from
Mr. Carey, in charge of the mission school
at the agency, giving a full statement of the
condition of affairs, the adverse circum
stances with which the agent has had to
contend and the origin of the troubles that
have arisen. Remedial measures were also '
suggested, and § they were carefully 'con
sidered by the cabinet
Invited to Fairmount.
Washington, June 23. Mayor Smith,
Col. B.K. Jamison and Col. Tobias of
Philadelphia, accompanied by Marshal Mc-
Michael, called on the president this morn
ing and invited him to be present at the
competitive exercises at Fairmount, Perm.,
during the encampment •of the national
soldiers there from June 27 to July 6. The
president was unable to j say whether he
could be present or not XXXi
Falling off in Estimates.'. • ;
Washington, June 23. The fiscal year
ends on June 30, and according to receipts
in internal revenue, customs and miscella
neous sources, the falling off in estimates
for the year will be about $10, 000, 000; $20,
-000,000 in the internal revenue, §4,000,000
in customs and §4,000,000 in the miscella
neous. The expenditures have been greater
for pensions and deficiencies 7 than was an
ticipated, so the surplus for the fiscal year
will be probably between 815,000.000
aud §20,000,000 less than was calculated by
Secretary McCulloch in his report to con
gress last year,' leaving the surplus at about
§20,000,000 instead of §39,000,000. „ j
Who They Are. y-'y
Washington, June 23.— William W.
Allen, who was to-day appointed . marshal -
for the Middle and Southern districts of
Alabama, is a graduate of Princeton college
and served during the war as a major
general in the Confederate army, . since
which time he has acted as recorder of the
city of Montgomery, and, engaged in the
practice of law. William H. Denson, who
succeds George H. Craig as United States
attorney for the Northern and Middle dis
tricts of Alabama, resides at Gadsden, Ala.,
and is a lawyer in good practice. He
was a Democratic elector in the last presi
dential election. .*-"-
Turning Them Out. ' -
Washington, June 23. 1t is learned
to-day that the dismissals made in the de
partment of justice yesterday. will take effect
on the Ist of July, when a new disbursing
clerk and six new assistant attorneys or
law clerks will ;be appointed to take the
place of the present occupants of those po
sitions. The entire force of special exam
iners, numbering five and including the
general agent, has been dismissed. 7 It is
understood that their offices will be abol
ished. '■ ■ „'•. •.,. ,;.'[' : . ■ '•-. _■- "..
Sitting Bull and Cleveland; Shake.
Washington, June 23.— Sitting Bull
and fifteen braves in war costume, who are
here with Buffalo Bill's "Wild West" show,
called to-day at the war and other 7 depart
ments and finally the president There was
a general • handshaking but no 7 speeches.
The Bull said he wished he could have seen
what he was now seeing when he I was ; a
boy. ■'■ '■'■'■'■ -■ ■ '■■$*'. - " '. .. ] "i
Ohio Still to the Fore. ; 7
Washington, June 23.— A. F. Longley,
superintendent of the seed division V of j the
agricultural department, >vflll be removed on
July 1. 7 His successor, who has j not * yet
been appointed, will . probably be from
Ohio. . - -" '■ ' ""X- 7 '.■" : M-MXM-'MyX
" . ■ : Xi Mrs. ; Merrick .Dying. -; :XXmXX
Washington, June- 23. —Mrs. Merrick, 5
wife of Hon. Richard T. Merrick, who died
this morning, i Han unconscious ■ condi
tion toy-night and the physicians pronounce
her in a most 7 critical condition. M She has
not been inf ormed-of " the death-of : her hus
band. ;7 yyMM-y y,yy --^yy-'y.y ;:';- ;
Salisbury How in for it, ; the Queen Having
Confirmed the Conservative
Symptoms Already that the . Badioals Will
Greatly Harass the Incoming 7 7 ;
-,• Government. 7
Gladstone to Explain in the • Com-
X/M'M '■ mons To-night the latest
Russia Instructs ', Its '. British' Ambas
sador to Maintain Due
- Reserve.
'•"' X "- '■ " y All Settled. - / . ; "'.■;. •
7 London, June 24. The queen has con
firmed Lord Salisbury's cabinet. The Irish
secretary portfolio was offered to five others
and declined before Sir William Hartdyke
accepted it. 7 There are . symptoms already
that the Radicals will <do their utmost to
harrass 7 the ?M Conservatives. ' At ■ an
informal yy meeting jj to-day 1 1 they jg decided
to fight the budget unless it is fully satisfac
tory, and to oppose the issue of exchequer
bonds to meet the deficit 'Further, they
will insist upon the passage of a bill remov
ing franchise disqualification from persons
receiving pauper medical j relief. During
the proceeding of the house of commons to
day a spirit of revolt was manifested
in the ■ speeches . of * Mr-Collings and La
bouchere. - The Conservatives expected im
portant diplomatic changes, i Mr. Gladstone
has asked Lord Salisbury to permit him to
make a statement in the house of commons
to-night regarding the nature of the ar
rangement .: between the Liberal and Con
servative leaders. . XM'-M; M/y
In addition' to the names sent 'last night,
the following were unofficially but definitely
announced this I afternoon as | members of
the 7: new 7: ministry: r Postmaster ■< general,
Lord John Manners; attorney . general for
Ireland, Mr. Holmes; 7 solicitor general
for ; Ireland, ; Mr. : Monroe. 7 7 The . Right
Hon. Edward Gibson, besides being
lord chancellor iof Ireland, will have ■ a
seat in the cabinet, ; an unusual honor,
Chancellor of the duchy of Lancaster,
Henry : Chaplin. It is believed that the
Et S Hon. Sir William Hartdyke will be
chief '' secretary ■■-' for Ireland. Sir
Robert Hartdyke has been ap
pointed British ; minister \ to China
and Corea. v It is reported that Sir Austin
Layard will r return to Constantinople; that
Sir, Edward Thornton will remain at St.
Petersburg; first commissioner; of works,
Hon. David R. Plunket; parliamentary sec
retary to the treasury, Rowland Winn;
parliamentary secretary, ito the India
office, f Lord Harris; i secretary, to
the admiralty, Charles T. Ritchese; I lord of
admiralty, 7 l Ellis Ashmed y Bartlett. The
members of 7 the cabinet proper are: Lord
Salisbury, Sir £ Stafford Northcote, . Sir
Michael Hicks-Beach, Sir Harting E. Gif
ford, Viscount Cranbrook, Lord Harrowby,
Sir Richard Assheton Cross, Col. Frederick
Stanley, Hon. William H. Smith, < Lord
Randolph Churchill, Lord George Hamil
ton, Lord John Manners, the Duke of Red- '
wood, Hon. Edward Stanhope, the Earl of
Carnarvon and Rt. Hon. Edward Gibson.
Both the old and the new ministers will go
to Windsor to-day, the former to surrender
and the latter to receive the seals of office.'
7': RUSSIA'S attitude. 7
It is reported here that j Baron De Steal,
the Russian ambassador, has been instructed
by his government to maintain an attitude
of reserve towards the government of the'
Marquis of Salisbury. He is also instructed,
according to the same report, 1 -to insist that
the Zulfikar pass ought to belong to Rus
sia in order to check any advance Afghan
istan may propose; to make into Russian
; territory. u7 yy,. .,....,; .;/;.:.; ,'- : -y 7 ,y % - -';
7;.. -XL :. GOSE TO THE QTJEEN. ■;......,- I
The Earl of Granville announced in- the
house of lords this evening, and Mr. - Glad
stone made a similar announcement in the
house of commons, that the Marquis of Sal
isbury had accepted office and that he had
gone to Windsor castle to so inform the
queen. Mr. Gladstone said he hoped by to
morrow to be able to inform . the house of
the nature of the communications 7 which
passed between himself and the Marquis
of Salisbury upon the subject of the recent
cabinet deadlock, The house adjourned
until to-morrow. A motion will be made
for the issue of new writs of election for the
members of the incoming ministry. The
house of lords adopted all its . amendments
to the redistribution rof seats bill, which
passed in the house of commons. , . , v ..'
A special cabinet council has been sum
moned by Lord Salisbury for next Thurs
day afternoon. 7 ._, XxmH
The Standard complains of the composi
tion of ; . the new cabinet, . which, it says, is
forcing round pegs into square holes. Sir
William Hart Dyke, it says, is an untried
man. . - ■ M- - •,.. •.*
:■; Cholera-Stricken Spain.
Mubcia, June 23.— Frequent religious
processions pass along the streets and sol
emn services are held for the purpose of
imploring Divine assistance. Deadwagons
parade the streets day and night Many of
the victims are buried cofflnless. The heat
is dreadful. 7
Admiral Co ur bet's Funeral. '.''
Paris, June 23. The government has
decided to make the obsequies of j Admiral
Courbet a state funeral. The body will be
placed in the Hotel Dcs Invalides, whence
it will be conveyed to Abbeville, where, in
accordance with the wishes of the family,
the body, will be buried.
".;''.' Foreign Flashes. 7?f||*%
The pope will create six new cardinals at
the consistory to be held on the 13 th of
July." At the same consistory his holiness
will alsb announce the name of the new
archbishop of Dublin. ~
M. Waddington, the French ambassador,
bad a long interview yesterday 'with ; the
Marquis of Salisbury. The subject matter
of the interview has not been made public.
. Private advices from an authentic source
represent that Emperor . William of Ger
many is in a precarious condition of health
and that a fatal termination of his present
malady is regarded possible.
The riots in . Madrid on Monday last were
made the subject of animated discussion in
the cortes yesterday. - The Liberals con
demned the vigorous - measures taken by
the government to repress the riots. ,-';7^7 -7;
Late to-night it is believed that the ver
dict in the Riddle and Reiber case is ac
quittal. 7 7 .77 XA-X-MM-,'-.
Germany has declared quarantine against
Spanish arrivals. ,7 ,
':.■: The Parnellites have been asked to cross
the house with the Conservatives, but they
refuse. A rush for seats is expected. 7
'y-y— — : — "7 .
Interstate Commerce Committee. ' _
• Omaha, \ Neb., /June > 23. The ■ senate
committee on interstate commerce.: finished
its labors here 7 this evening. Witnesses
were i to-day examined . as follows: 7. C. E.
Yost manager of the Omaha , Republican,
C. H. Gore, editor of the Lincoln Journal;
Secretary of > State y Railvay, Commissioner
James Barrows and ;S. :S. Reynolds ? and
Allen , Root . farmers. . 7. Charles l Francis
Adams, X- Jr., president of .*- the Union
Pacific, '- . Dr. .- George • L. y. Miller,
editor of the y Omaha . ; Herald,
and .Thomas ;L. Kimbal, 1 general , traffic
manager of the Union Pacific, were also
examined. Mr. Adams' / remarks '•*■ were
lengthy and exhaustive. ;He ■; referred f, the
committee for his views ,; on 7 congressional
regulation to a pamphlet of his opinions,
when three years ago he was arbitrator of
the joint commission of CoL Fink's associa
tion. ' .- If pooling was -J prohibited and
competition left to run to intense rivalry, In
--..■■ V- . v.-;-.-. /v.-: v - ;- x .'.'.j. :~- -v\;r* .■yy.t*£is*Mypy-y*:,'-*
three years nearly all the old corporations
would be in the hands of the receivers 7 and
a consolidation of the institutions would be
formed,. which would 7 give the nation one
big corporation. „ This would he to inde
pendent lines what the Western Union is to
smaller telegraph lines. To prevent ..this
pools are made. Under the ; active compe
tition 7. of the ..• .■. times, , the :, 7 ~ in
vention of , Bessemer, steel was - all
that y ever : . saved y' 7 the -7 .railways.'
He thought that enactments of congress
would never divert the career of 7 railway
corporations from the destiny to which they
are being conducted , by the influence of
commercial laws. y Legislation: controlling
transportation is of .no ;■ . service, and the
strongest and best ; managed ;. roads would
survive notwithstanding. .He 7 deprecated
railway commissions in - general as inoper
ative, but conceded ' that with time they
might become in a manner effec
tive. He said business inge
nuity devised ,too many schemes
to circumvent / • restrirtions ;77' against
the rebate system, discriminations, etc., for
a law to that end to prove of value. He did
not believe in governmental ' interference,
but thought that to- realize a j tithe of • the
Utopian schemes for . reform and alleged
amelioration of the relations 7 between the
railway and the people, would' require the
bringing of the railways under one manage
ment or converting them into an arm of the
public service. Railways are public serv
ants, dependant for existence on friendly
relations with the people. .
The G. A. E. Delegates Living on the Fat
of the Land at Portland, yfe
Empty Sleeves and Wooden Legs Gen-
erally at a Premium,
Portland, Me., June 23. — The second
day . of the national encampment - of the
Grand Army of the Republic is as beautiful
as could be desired for the great procession.
The streets through which the parade was
to pass were crowded" with people and gay
with bunting. * At 11 o'clock the signal
gun for starting the procession was -fired,
and the great line moved forward without
confusion. Not until the ; procession had
passed a given point was it made apparent
how great is the number of Grand Army
men now here. It had been calculated that it
would require two hours for the procession
to pass, but it took more than | three hours.
The most careful - estimates }- of the
number of men in line place the figures at
25,000, of which number 20,000 wore the
uniform of the Grand Army of the Repub
lic. | It appears that some commanders in
several of the departments had been over
looked in the instructions as to their po
sitions in the parade, and : those who were
neglected, after wandering about for a time,
and finding no place assigned to them, gave
up the idea of joining in the procession and
took favorable positions for watching the
marching of 1 their comrades. Entire parts
of many of the departments, including
and even the department of Maine, did not
participate *in the parade, and because of
this neglect it is . calculated that more
than five thousand members did not
parade. The oversight was due .to
the disregard of official orders that
all posts should register on arrival. The
executive ? committee declare . that nearly
thirty per cent more have come than the
committee had been notified would be here.
Twenty-two hundred tents have been pitched
with a capacity, for accommodating about
13,000 men.'- Instead of six, it has been
found necessary in some cases to put ten
men in a tent. 7 This crush could not be
foreseen by the committee, and they dis
claim any responsibility. Commander-in-
Chief Kountz was greeted with generous
applause from all- sides, and Gen. Logan,
who rode in a carriage with :. Congressman
Reid. received a continuous ovation. The
i ; general kept § his Ej head uncovered nearly
every moment after entering the procession."
The veterans received" many ovations as they
passed. Not a few were there whose empty
sleeves or wooden legs told - the tales .of
bloody battles. When the line had entered
Congress street on its way to the encamp
ment where the procession was to be dis
missed, Commander-in-Chief ; Kountz, Gen.
Logan and many other , distinguished men,
left the procession and were driven rapidly
through the streets to the reviewing stand.
was Commander-in-Chief Kountz, Gens.
Logan, Storm. Robinson, Beal. Boet, ex-
Gov. Fairchild pf Wis., and Gov. Charles
Alger and staff of . Michigan. .. After •. the
; end of the procession had r passed the grand
stand the soldiers called loudly for Gen.
Logan, who was obliged to respond briefly,
referring merely to the benefits of G. A. R.
i gatherings. In ' the evening a reception
! was tendered to Commander-in-Chief
Kountz, as representative : of the body
at the city hall. Addresses of welcome
were delivered by. Gen. Hall, department
commander of Maine; 'by Gov. Robie, ; who
also paid a tribute to Gen. Grant, and by
Mayor Deering. Commander ' Kountz re
plied on behalf of himself and . comrades.
Addresses were also made by Gov. Alger of
Michigan, ex-Gov. Fairchild of Wisconsin,
Gen. Henry W. Slocum of New York and
Gen. Logan. Senator Logan prefaced his
remarks with a fervent eulogy of Gen.
Grant. He said: ."In ray judgment time has
hot given to any ' people a grander com
mander of men, a greater organizer of
forces, a more magnificent campaigner [ap
plause], a man with more ability to execute,
than U. S. Grant. For this country he has
done as much as " any man that ever j lived
has ever \ done for any other country.",
[Great applause.] Gen. Logan closed with
an eulogy of the Grand Army organization.
Gov. Anthony of Kansas made the. closing
1 ■
"Why Men are Preferred. ;. \ r y ■_. .-:
Wash. Letter In Louisville Courier-Journal.
I asked a chief of one of the bureaus this
morning why such a great and seemingly
unjust discrimination was made against
females after their competency for the
places had been so 'well established. |He
replied about as follows: "There are a
number of reasons why we prefer " men to
women for department work. The first
reason is that women are more susceptible
to complaints than men and lose more time
by sickness. ' The record shows this. When
a woman has the headache, :or is feeling
badly otherwise, you are more naturally
sympathetic with her J than you would ..be
with a man, and, if it, is possible, .would
much prefer her going home than remain
ing at her desk. Then you do not care to
boss a woman around like you would a
man. or scold her if she should fail to 7do
her work. And then there are women who
will not stand being reprimanded/and talk
back to you savagely and then subside into
a spell of sulks that will last several days.
All of this is very unpleasant, ? and it does
not occur often with the male clerks. 7 77|
. m — "——.
Delegates Elected.
Special to the Globe. .7 y
„: Huron, Dak., June 23.— The Republi
can convention this afternoon nominated T.
C. Weatherwax, J. M. Baker, F. F.B.
Coffin, Dr. J. H. Moon y and J. K. P. Mc-
Collum as delegates to the Sioux Falls con
stitutional convention. X)XX XX" M-y-MX
' — ; — ' '" <m — ;'■..■.••.'• ...
He Had Seen the Performance.
Chicago Herald. " : • '. ' .' ; ' ':.''.
.'....' tAre - them real cannibals?" inquired ' a
countryman as he gazed on the wonders of
a Milwaukee dime , museum-^ "real canni
bals? 7, Well, d'ye know what - I'd jdo with
'em if this was my show?" ; . * .', '..*■ >
X "No; what?" ■'.: .-■ -MX-y. •': •'-.;,- :
."I'd starve 'em for three or four days an'
then turn 'em loose on the rest ot the actors.
I just saw the stage performance." '■-:.
;; ■ . y „ ' -H \ , 77* "'. XX. 77 777- v.
Officers of . the civil service l A now i with
their > regiments .', in the y Northwest have
been ordered to Ottawa.
NO. 175
The Indians Must \ Yield Their Arms and
Will ? be 7 Protected, Otherwise
. - - Hunted Down.
Active Preparations for the Approaching
-\' v " Trial of the Great North- 7;y
western Eebel. -
Fresh Agency Troubles in the Indian
Territory With the Cherokees
• and Arapahoes.
Gen. Crook Thinks the Southwestern
Savages are About Yet and Sends
Out Troops.
Middleton' Ultimatum.
Special to the Globe.
Winnipeg, Man., June 23. —A dispatch
from Fort Pitt via Straubenzie, under date
of 22d, says the Midland battalion' had ar
rived here from Frog Lake on that day and
gone into camp. Strange is now on the way
down from Beaver river. Gen. Middleton
has decided to remain there a few days
longer, in order to get troops together and
select a permanent force. The Ninetieth
grenadiers are ' very anxious 'to return
home and are complaining of , the
long delay there. 7 The . escaped ' prisoners
have comfortable quarters on the steamer •
Marquis. Gen. Middleton has sent messen
gers to the Wood , Crees, telling
them if they will come in and
lay down their .. arms and ' give up
Wandering Spirit and other Indians ; who
participated in the Frog Lake ■ massacre.
Now they will be allowed to go back to
the reservation and will receive . protection
from the authorities, and if these terms are
rejected they will be hunted down.
Toronto, Ont, June 23.— 8. B. Osber,
Q. C, and G. W. Burbidge, deputy minis*:
ter of justice, left to-day for Winnipeg in
connection with the : trial of Louis Riel.
Mr. Osber will represent the crown in the
case of the Queen vs. Conners, who is now
under sentence at Regina for murder. The
decision of the territorial court having been
appealed from to the court of queen's bench
of Manitoba, which is a court of appeal for
such cases, the decision in this issue will
settle the procedure in the trial of Riel.
When that has been settled Mr. Osber will
be joined by Christopher Robinson and Mr.
Cosgrain, the other counsel in the case, and
the trial of Riel before the judges appointed
for the ';' purpose proceeded with. There
may be sixty or more persons to try in con
nection with the rebellion, and the minister
of justice is anxious that no flaw creep into
the procedure.
Ottawa, Ont, June 23. The govern
ment is having all Riel's papers and letters
which were captured by Gen.. Middleton,
copied to be ready forDeputyMinister of Jus
tice Burbidge who starts for Regina to-night
Many of them are in French and include
valuable evidence which will be used in the
prosecution .of the rebel leader. Among .
the most . interesting ' documents ■ are " the
minutes of the meetings of his provincial
cabinet or council. The copying has been
placed in the hands of .trusted officers of the
government, so that the strictest secrecy as
to the character of the papers may be in
sured. .y_ Xj;yy My 'XmXm*. :■■-,
■'■'-, Cheyenne Troubles.
Washington, June 23.— N0 additional
advices- have been received at the interior
department to-day concerning the troubles
existing at the Cheyenne and Arapahoe In
. dian ; agency in the Indian Territory, but
the I situation is regarded as threatening.
This agency was last inspected by Inspector
Gardener yon Sept. 23, 1884, when, after
stating the little advancement made by
these Indians, he reported in substance - as :
follows: - "The Indians have no desire to
become farmers or try to become self-sup
j porting as long as the government supports 7
them in idleness.,' The dog soldiers prevent
those inclined to work from working. They
consider themselves ~ master .of the situa
tion, and have defied the ; agent and
the military :at Fort Reno. 7 7 Agent ;
Dyer .has ; made a fair statement "•
of the situation, and should he push these
people in the matter of farming, he will
meet with resistance from the dog soldiers,,
and in such a case - the military force at
Reno is entirely too small, numbering only
268 soldiers. ;' It should be increased to ten
companies. . The Indians are numbered as'
follows: Arapahoes, , 2; 196 ; . Cheyennes, ;
3,769; children at school in the states, 304; [
' total, 627. These Indians are well armed
and well supplied with ammunition, and
the male . adults above 18 years number
from 1,300 to 1,400. At the Arapahoe
school the pupils number I fifty-seven, .
and at the Cheyenne school thirteen. The
Indians say they will not send any more
children to school .' until they - have a talk
with the great father in ' Washington."
Secretary Lamar has invited Col. : William
McMichael of New York, a member of the
board of Indian commissioners, to serve as
a member of a board to investigate the dif
ferences and troubles existing afc-the* Chey
enne agency, and he has signified his ac- j
ceptance and will report to the secretary at
once for instructions.
Crook's Indian Campaign.
Washington, ■ June 23. '— From Fort
Bowie, June 13, Gen. Crook reports that he
has reason to believe that a small party of
Indians are still in the mountains of the up
per Gila river. " Scouts have been sent out
under Gatewood to drive "' them out or de
stroy them. Gen. Crook says it is his pur
, pose to place troops at all water holes along
i the border from the Rio Grand as far' west
as necessary to prevent the Indians return
ing to the United States should they
driven out of Mexico. This disposition will
not be made, however, until 'Gate-,
wood reports that i there are : no
hostiles on • our - side of viV the
border, in order that the 'hostiles now in .
Mexico ' may not , become acquainted with
the position of our troops,: whom . he (Gen.
Crook) will, endeavor to hide. Cheyenne
scouts will assist in watching for the '. ap
proach of the hostiles. Gen. Crook says it
is to be expected that the hostiles will con
i tinue their retreat at least as far south , as |
the point reached on his trip two years ago,
and it is thought they may go as far as the
mountains of Sina Loa, south of the
Sonora. 9 It will, therefore, be a considera- .
ble time before the expedition can be heard
from. v -"'• 7 ■:■;.• ■„. *.- .:-•* :- • ■ ... M^y--y]
1 ': Abandoned the Trail. .MM
Washington, June 23. — Gen. Pope has
telegraphed the war department that Capt
Lawton was obliged to abandon the trail of
the hostile Apaches in Mexico at a point in
Sierra Madra, fifteen miles southeast of the
Bovispe river, his horses - being - completely
exhausted. The trail indicates that twelve
to fifteen bucks, .with women and children,
were in the party. y „ :
Cowboys, Indians < and Small-pox*
♦ Washington, June 23.— The war de
partment is in receipt of a telegram from '
Col. Bradley confirming the guess ' reports
of fighting between . the cowboys and In
dians near Fort Lewis. A dispatch - has ,
been received at the war department. from
Fort Davis, Tex., saying that the small-pox
has broken out there in a virulent form, and
there are no facilities for taking care of the
,'sick.''v77i7;y '-.- M-- 7 . '.,-.' ' ". 'MM'---
Denied and Confirmed.
Durango, ; Col., June News . has .
been received here that Joe Dougherty, yes
terday reported to have been killed and his ;,
wife carried away captive by ; the ■ Indians,
, have returned ; to : their home unharmed.
The report that six of a family ;of ; Indians [
were murdered by | cowboys, while "asleep
in their tent, is confirmed, as is also the re
■ port of the murder by Indians of ■ the man
named Genther. His wife is dangerously ;

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