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Place an Adlet In the Globe Small Want columns you do not have to read THE ANSWER IN THE STARS, VOL XIV. TO RESTORE SILVER. This Is the Desire of the Ma jority of the House Com mittee on Coinage. direct Charge That the Gold Bugs Have Entered Into Conspiracy. The Evils of Remonetization, They Say, Would Be Only Transitory. fiajority of the People Said to Be for Complete Re habilitation. Washington, Fob. 14.— The report cf the majority of the committee on coinage, weights and measures, recom mending the passage of the Bland free coinage bill, will be presented to the bouse tomorrow by Mr. Bland, and, by consent ot the minority of the commit tee, it has been made public tonight. The report is a long and carefully pre pared document, which discusses the various objections made against free coinage, showing where, in the opinion of the majority, those objections are ill founded and how free coinage of silver would greatly benefit this country, and especially the producers. The report begins with an explanation of the pro visions of the bill reported. Free coiu age of silver is provided for, and it is re quired that it be of standard fineness to meet the cost of the alloy used, the alloy being all the expense now exacted of depositors of trold. Coin notes may be issued on the gold or silver deposited, if demanded, instead of waiting for the coin. The committee raised the maxi mum denominations of these notes from 1500 to $1,000, so as to accommodate deal ing in large transactions and bank ex changes. These notes are Kade Legal Tender, redeemable in coin on demand. The bill provides for the conversion of all our gold and silver notes into coin notes redeemable in coin, thus doing away entirely with all legal distinctions. It is believed this will greatly tendto promote equality in all respects. There will no longer be issued gold notes or silver note?, out bimetallic notes paya ble in either coin at the pleasure of the government. The report says it is con tended th^ reason we exported silver bullion while our mints were still open to its free coinage was that our ratio was such that our coin and bullion silver was worth mere as compared to gold at European mints than here, and that the eanie result would again follow our ratio remaining at IG to 1, with the French mints open to free coinage at 15>£ to 1. This, it is held, would prevent European nations, especially France, from again returning to the bimetallic system. To avoid this, the committee provided that our ratio should be changed to 15)^ to 1 so soon as Fiance resumes free silver coinage at that ratio. The report then under the head "TJic Sump of Silver" proceeds to a discussion of the cry that free coinage of silver would make the United States the dumping ground for the silver of the world. The report says: "The familiar warning that free coin age would cause shiploaclsof silver from other countries to be brought here and dumped at our mints in exchange for our gold is still urged. How can this be under the bill or proposed law? The shipload of silver brought to our mints by the foreigner would be coined into standard dollars, and these dollars re turned to him, but he could not go to cur treasury and demand gold for them, nor could he compel one of our citizens to swap him off a gold dollar for a silver dolar. That is a voluntary trade that uo law ouzht to interfere with. Should the foreigner take coin notes for his bullion instead of coin, the same thing happens. He can take his coin note to the treasury and demand redemption, but that note is redeemable in coin, and the secretary of the treasury could hand him back Hie coin struck from his own bullion. The foreigner then would ascertain that he had committed the blunder of bringing silver to our mints when it is worth three centson the dol lar less than it was at home, and that he loses this three cents and cost of transportation besides. What then will he do with his money? He must either Invest it iv property here, or go home with it. He Could Xot Bny Gold Vitli it, or gold exchange, unless gold and silver were at par; in this case there could be no reason for preferring the one metal to the other. If gold went to a premium he would have to pay the premium on his exchange, thus entail ing on him additional loss on hisr enter prise of sending us shiploads of silver. If he invests his shipload of silver money iv our property and business enterprises, he will at once stimulate industries, awaken enterprises, and give us a healthy business and sound cur rency. Prosperity here and stagnation In the old countries vould force shiploads of their people into this country hi search of their lost shiploads of money. The nations of tne old world are aware of this. They will see to it that no such thing oc curred. They know the advantage the free coinage qf silver would guarantee us, hence their uniform predictions that calamity would be the result instead of prosperity. They are not in the habit of giving us trustworthy advice as to the course we should pursue in this matter." The report then quotes from the re port of Mr. Wiudom, then secretary of treasury, for the year ISSO.in which the secretary took the position that no danger need be apprehended of a flood ©f European silver. Says the secretary : "There is in fact no accumulation of pi her bullion anywhere in the world. Germany long since Disposed of Her Stock of melted silver coins, partly by sale, partly by recoinage into her own new Babstdary coins and partly by use iv coining for. Egypt. Only recently it be came necessary to purchase silver for the Egyptian coinage executed at the mint at Berlin." "It is plain, then, that there Is no danger that the silver product of past years will be poured into our mints un less new steps be taken for demonetiza tion, and for this improbable conting ency ample safeguards can be provided. Nor need there be any serious appre hension that any considerable part of the stock of the silver coin of Europe ■ would be shipped to the United States lor deposit for treasury notes. There 13 much less reason for shipping coin to this country than bullion, for. while the leading nations of Europe have discon tinued the coinage of full legal tender silver pieces, they have provided by law for maintaining their existing stock of silver coins at par. In England, Portugal and the states of the Scandi navian union there is no stock of silver coin except subsidiary coins required for change purposes, the nominal value of which is far in excess of the bullion value. Germany has in circulation about f 100,000,000 in Old Silver Tlialers, but ten years have passed since the sales of bullion arising under the anti-silver legislation of isTo were discontinued. The states Qf the Latin union and Spain, which has a similar monetary system, are the only countries in Europe which have any large stock of silver coins.and the commercial necessities of these countries are Bach that they could not afford without serious financial distress to withdraw from circulation silver coins to deposit them at our mints on payment ot their bullion value in notes. The trutii is," the majority report then continues, "that tho conspiracy formed in the old world, planned and successfully carried through there and here, was aimed to confine the debt-paying mediums of the nations concerned to the single metal, gold. For this purpose the par of cent ti lies was broken. Gold was de creed to rapidly rise in value, thus adding 50 per cent to the value of cred its, enriching creditors, public and pri vate, at the expense of debtors and tax payers; enormously depressing the value of labor and the products of labor as compared . to notes, bonds and mort gages. The woids free coinage of silver tend a thrill of terror to the promoters of this conspiracy and the beneficiaries. They know that when this great eov ernment thus throws Us weight in the silver balance the world will again be restored to full Fa i lh and Confidence in the future safety of silver as the money of the world. The conspiracy would be exposed and defeated. It is this phase of the issue they fear, not the swapping of shiploads of silver for silver dollars. It is the restoration of the bi-metallic par. It is the skeleton of defeated fraud and avarice that lurks in the closet of the golfl palace that we are called upon to meet in battie on the free coinage question. The busbwhack intr warfare waged against restoration of silver is the most potent exhibition of the weakening of the enemy. It is argued, first, that all our gold* will go to a premium and be hoarded. In the next breath it is said that the siiver miner will be enriched by coining his bullion, worth 75 cents, into a dollar worth ICO cents, not stopping to think that this could not be so unless the free coinage of silver puts it at par with gold, in which case there could be no pre mium on gold, and no hoarding for sued reasons. The next slogan is "that the billions of silver coins of other countries would immediately be brought here to exchange for our" gold: this, without stopping to reflect that today we have only $i:>.VJOO,OOO of cold in the federal treasury, and even this cannot by any free coinage law b« drawn out in pay ment for silver doiiars or coined notes. Again, it is said, we give the silver miner at our mints a dollar for bullion that Costs Only 41 Cents, without hesitating a moment to reflect that the gold miner, as is often done, extracts live ounces a day in gold that we coin into $100. when his day's wages is worth only $3 or $4, thus coining his product that costs but H into money of $100. There are no mining statistics that can even approximate the vast out lay of labor and capital, not to say pri vation and deprivation, wasted abso lutely in the search of orecious metals —gold and silver. The old adage, that it takes gold to work a silver mine, is an illustration of the costs of such mining. Many thousands wasie their laoor and capital in fruitless search for the hidden treasure. As a mining question it may be fairly said that the gold miner now has a monopoly at our mints, fiat equality and equal justice would give the silver miner the same privilege. It is tugged in to prejudice and blind the mind. When the utter inconsistencies and fal lacies of all the other objections to free coinage are shown, we are confronted with the ultimatum that our gold will (lee this country at once, contracting our currency to the amount of $680,000, --000. The monthly statement of the secretary of the treasury for Jan. 1, IS9:>, shows we have in the treasury gold coin and bullion $275,'24G,700. The last annual report of the controller of the currency shows gold in national banks amounting to $57,G75.142, and in private banks and other institutions $8,883,552, a total in banks of *9<5,555,G94, making a total in treasury and iv banks of $375,402,554. Of all The Objections urged against free coinage, this, in the opinion of our committee, is the only one that deserves serious consideration. That the change proposed in our cur rency laws, involving the complete res toration of the bimetallic standard, a return to the coinage of both metals on equal terms, will cause for the moment some apprehension and probably a dis position to hoard gold, may be expected. Yet any evils that may result must in the nature of the situation be transitory. Yet it will not be contended that our laws relating to the currency or tariff or other methods of taxation need to be altered. The ultimate good to bo obtained is and always has been a sufficient argument for amendments. To restore silver now would not make tho radical chancre that was effected in our cur rency laws by the act demonetizing it. Indeed, demonetization took place with out a warning, and at a time when we were looking to a resumption of coin payments, and surely needed all the specie possible. We have approached free coinage gradually. We* resumed the coinage of the standard silver dollar in IS7B with the distinct purpose of put ting this country on the gold and silver basis. At no time since then has there been a cessation on the part of a vast majority of our people of efforts for its complete rehabilitation. We have coined over 400,000,000 of silver dollars, and we have besides over $50,000,000 of silver bullion, and arc now purchasing 4,500,000 ounces every month or 54,000, --000 ounces annually. Our approach to free coinage has been Steady and Persistent. •'We believe silver should have been restored at once iv 1878. Then the longer it is delayed the greater the in justice done to our people. A few timid people and a few misers might for a moment hoard gold, but the gold in this country for the most ig held by a class of our citizens who are too shrewd and alive to their own interests to drop this gold in the sea or bury it in the ground, whence it came and whence it wil con tinue to be extracted. The holders of gold could not and would not bear the loss of so much dead capital. At least, they would do no more with gold than they are now doing, loan it out on contracts for the return of the principal and interest in gold. We are suffering all the evils alleged against free coinage by its opponents without the realization of many of the benefits of free coinage claimed by its friends. The restoration of silver as a money metal by this Continued on Fifth Page. SAINT PAUL MINN., MONDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 15, 1892. PROTECTS THE POOR, The Peculiar Tariff Bill Intro duced by Mr. Hall, of Minnesota. It Is Aimed at Millionaires Who Buy Their Clothing in Paris. The Outline of Business Indi cates a Dull Week in Congress. The Silver Question Will Be the Absorbing- Topic in Congress. Special to the Globe. Washington*, Feb. 14.—Representa tive Hall escaped from the crush at the president's reception last Tuesday even ing, and immediately dratted a tariff bill as the result of his observation and experience there. Speaking of the bill, which he has just introduced, he said to the Globe correspondent: 1 attended the reception and admired, as only a rural member can, the elaborate and costly costumes exposed to public in spection. It seemed as if all the mill ionaires of the country, with Jay Gould and Morton at their head, together with their wives, daughters, sisters, cousins and aunts, were out in all their daz zling glory for the benefit of us com moners. Nothing can be more un- American than tbese fashionable recep tions given by the American president. A somewhat vulgar imitation of the court customs of Europe, they afford to the very wealthy the opportunity of flaunting their riches in the face of the common people, and to the latter the morbid satisfaction of seeing and envy ing those riches. 1 think they are in bad taste and Politically Unwholesome. The White house, like the church, should be a place where such contrasts should be repressed, and not encour aged. Yet he will be a courageous president who will dare to clip the wings of the millionaires as they enter the White house, and insist that there, at least, simplicity and not ostentation shall be fashionable. A great many— nearly all— of the costliest and most dazzling of the costumes which I saw, were not only made of foreign materi als, but were probably cut, fitted and made up abroad, while the fair owners were enjoying the delights of a sum mer trip over the Atlantic. They do this, these wealthy Americans. Year after year the whole family trip it over to Europe, and bring back with them the choicest and most expensive cos tumes to be found in the fashionable marts of London and Paris. It is there that their wardrobes are "stocked up," and they come back fully equipped for the season at home. There is thrift, too, in this; for all these rich and costly Adornments of "Society." classed in McKinley's free list as "wearing apparel and personal effects," pass with their owners throutrh our cus tom houses untaxed. If they directly imported their wardrobes, or if they brought with them the materials only to be cut and fashioned by American tailors, dressmakers and milliners, they would be compelled to pay the tariff tax upon them. By bringing them with them ready for wear they escape this. The result is that, as our fashionable rich must have such thines, instead of sending for them, or having them made up here, they go abroad, have them made there, and actually save money by the operation. The bill I introduced is the moral of the president's reception. It protects the American tailors and dressmakers from the competition of the Parisian clothesmakers. McKinlev neglected to do this and I seek to per fect his law. The bill provides that the wearing apparel (not exceeding $50 in value), actually in use by a person re turning to the United States, and all other apparel and effects which such person carried with him when he went abroad, shall be Admitted Free. This enables him to land here fully clothed in a foreign-made suit, and also to bring back with him whatever he carried away, untaxed. If he brings more than ?50 worth of clothing pur chased abroad he pays the same duty as you or I would if we had imported it by order. The fact that he can afford to make the trip confers upon him no spe cial privilege and gives him no im munity from taxation. The bill also provides that foreign-born persons im migrating to the United States with the intention of permanently residing nere may bring with them untaxed their household goods, clothing, etc., without regard to their value. Such thiugs are almost in the nature of heirlooms, chiefly valuable because of their associations, and for that reason should be free. The personal effects of tourists, and the scenery, wardrobes, apparatus, etc., of actors, lecturers and scientists who come for temporary purposes oulv are put on the free list. This bill" is so thoroughly protective that it ought to be satisfactory to all protectionists, ex cept the millionaires. WEEK IN CONGRESS. Very Little to Excite Outside of Silver. Washington, Feb. 14.-The senate will still have the printing bill before it as the unfinished business during the coming week, with the Paddock pure food bill as the special order to follow. Several senators have resolutions on the table subject to call, which may be taken up during the morning hours for the purpose of submitting a few re marks. Among these is that of Mr. Palmer, a resolution providing for the election of United States senators by the people, and that ot Mr. Call, a resolution of investigation into alleged attempts of railroad cor porations and their foreign bondholders to improperly influence the choice of a senator by the legislature of Florida in 1891. The Dubois-Claggett contested election case from Idaho has not yet been pisposed of. The military acad emy bill, the first regular appropriation bill of the session, is ready to be re ferred to the senate for its action, and it may come up at any time. No programme of business has been arranged for the house for this week. Measures reported from the committee on judiciary will receive consideration during the early part of the week, and the Indian appropriation bill will proba bly be disposed of. The Craig-Stewart contested election case has been dis posed of by the committee on elections, and, being a private measure, may be called up at auy time. The silver bill is being urged by a large number of in burs, and it is thought that tho committee on rules will lix some day \ this week for the beginning of its con sideration. A day will probably be de voted to the private calendar, and this, \ with the measures mentioned above, and matters that may come from the, c tmmittee on rules, it is thought, will consume the week. " : ; . GAY SOCIAL WEEK. Society Has a General All-Round Outing. Washington, Feb. 14.— The week ended yesterday capped the climax of the social season. Such another round of gayeties has not been witnessed ,in Washington as this winter has provid ed. Old residents say the year of 1892 sin pisses in brilliancy, variety and number of its social events anything they can recollect. Friday night pre sented to the upper ten a "wider . range of entertainment than any night of the week, which passes into history as the brightest of all. Dr. and Mrs. Hammond at the eletrnnt residence Belmond on the hill north of the city, and Mr. and, Mrs. Nelson Brown gave elaborate dances, as did also Ho Chen Chee. secretary of the Chinese lecation. Senator and Mrs. : Quay introduced their daughter, Coral, to a fashionable eathering of Washing ton people, including, of course, a large: representation of the families of the as sociates of the host in the senate. On Thursday night Secretary and Mrs. Noble gave a dinner to the president and Mrs. Harrison, in which Mrs. No ble set a new feature in table etiquette in the manner of seating a company at the table, at which the official heal of the nation is the guest of honor, by placing the president at the head of the table, she occupying a seat upon the right, while Secretary Noble sat at the opposite end of the table, with Mrs. Harrison upon his right. The same evening, Calumet place, the home of Mrs. John A. Logan, was the scene of a gathering of brilliancy and beauty. The occasion was a reception given by Mrs. Logan to her many friends. The first assembly ball was held at the Arlington hotel Wednesday even ing,and its popularity was demonstrated by an attendance of 450, among whom were the ultra fashionable of Washing ton society ana their invited guests. On the afternoon of the same day the handsome drawing room of the sec retary of war was for the first time open to the inspection of society, and Mrs. Elkins cordially and gracefully received a tide of humanity. Last night the National Capital Press club gave its first public dinner at Hotel Cochran, at which 110 gentlemen, among whom were cabinet officers, senators and representatives and other high offi cials, sat down. During the evening there was an unbounded flow of wit and rich repartee. Man-y happy hits were made and the impromptu speech-mak ing did not conclude until after mid . night. - . - • = — -:.■■■ . V*J Mrs. Blame's Suit. Special to the Globe. Deadwood, S. D., Feb. 14.-Mrs. James G. Blame Jr., and retinue of. servants, will arrive in this city Wednesday to stay during the trial of her now famous divorce suit. Apartments have been secured and everything is in readiness for her coming. Your correspondent has had several interviews with promi nent attorneys here, who express them selves as being satisfied that a verdict will be rendered in favor of plaintiff. The entire population of the Hills are In sympathy with Mrs. Blame, as is also the local press. . _ FORECLOSED TRACTS. An Effort to Get Them Taken Care Of. Special to f he Globe. Jamestown, Feb. 14.— 1t Is learned that au effort is being made by a lead ing St. Paul mortgage company to form an association of loan companies for .the purpose of selling, farming, renting and' looking after the lands in North and South Dakota that have been foreclosed. Many of these lands were taken up by ; parties who never intended to become permanent residents or to improve the claims, but with the sole intention of borrowing as much money on them as possible, and skipping the country. As a consequence a large number of fore closures have been made, the mort gagees in nearly every case only fore closing after every other resource iiad tailed. The loan companies interested in the Dakotas are requested to attend a meeting at St. Paul, Feb. 24. A stock company is proposed, which, if organ ized, will look after the scattered tracts' of lands, protect the property from neglect and loss, and co-operate with all enterprises which are being started to get immigration into the state. The Joan companies are directly interested in this. Their holdings aie large, and their influence, if combined, would be a great Assistance in getting settlers on vacant lands. >^ GREAT WOLF DRIVE. An Event Full of Exciteniont for Arkansas. Girard, Ark., Feb. 14.— wolf drive, for which preparations have been In progress for two months, took place yesterday. At 9 o'clock in the morning a gane of men surrounded a section of the country measuring ten miles square. With 1.000 men on each side of the square there were 100 to the mile, . or nearly one man to every fifty feet. The firing of a cannon wa3 the signal for the final closing in. The wolves were not 'i to be killed until they were rounded up in the center. The chase began at .r o'clock and as a result twenty-two wolves were killed. At 5 o'clock the forces left the field feeling jubilant over their success. ..' ■ In Sight of Niagara. Lockport, N. V., Feb. 14.— A recent rumor that the Canadian Pacific road was behind the railroad scheme to build along the banks of the Niagara river from Chippewa to Queenstovvn, passing through Queen Victoria park in full view of the falls, has been confirmed by the arrival of Vice President Angus' private car with several prominent'onV cials of the road. The party made an : inspection of the line. The material for construction has partially arrived, and work will be commenced as soou as weather permits. The Bank May Resume. San Diego, Feb. 14.— 1t will be defi nitely settled in a few days whether the California National bank, which sus pended here last fall, will resume busi ness. A telegram has been sent to the comptroller of the currency at Washing ton stating that 90 per cent of the stock holders had agreed to assess themselves to assist the bank. If tho comptroller returns a favorable answer the bank will resume at once. His Ears Muffled. Dcs Moixes, 10., Feb. 14.— James Messier, aged about thirty, was ruu over aud almost instantly killed by a switch engine in the Diagonal yards this evening. His ears were covered to protect them from the cold, and it is supposed he did not hear the cugiixrs closu appioaca. f 0 IT Y FEET IN AIR. John Kelly, the Negro Mur derer, Strung to a Tele graph Pole. lis Body Then Riddled With Bullets by an Arkansas Mob. His Accomplice, Culbert Har ris, Gets a Dose of the Same Medicine. Brooks Story, the Express Robber, Is Cleverly Cap tured in the South. PrxE Bi.trFF, Ark., Feb. 14.— John Kelly, the negro who murdered J. T. McAdams on the streets in this city last Tuesday night, was captured at Bison, Ark., a little station on the Cotton Belt road twenty miles south of Piue Bluff. The capture was made by Town Mar shall J. E. Harrison, and he was in structed by Chief of Police Nelson to bring the prisoner to this city on the first train. The news of the capture spread madly through the entire town, and when it became known that Kelly would reach here on a freight train about 9:30 o'clock, a crown commenced congregating and it soon became ap parent that justice would speedily be administered. The train reached the yard about 9:35 p. m., and was met by a mob of between 300 and 500 people. As soon as the prisoner was identified there was a cry of "To the court house!" The officers in charge of the prisoner made a show of resistance and demand ed that they be allowed to lodge their man in the city jail. Their efforts, how ever, were unavailing, and the excited crowd, which had now Increased to a Thousand or more persons, soon had the murderer in their possession. They marched up Main street to the court house stairs. A rope was soon displayed and cries of "String him" were raised by a thousand throats. The prisoner was called upon to speak and say if he were guilty. He claimed that he was innocent. A rope was speedily placed over the cross pin of a telegraph pole immediately in front of the court house, and the body of John Kelly was soon hanging forty feet in the air and his body riddled with bullets. The ex ecution took-place in the full glare of several electric lights, and was wit nessed by about 10,000 people, many of them being ladies hemmed ia by the crowd on their way from church. The prisoner in his re marks before he was executed claimed that be had information that would lead to the arrest of the other perpetra tors of several other murders, which had been committed recently in this section of the state. The crowd, think ing this only a ruse to protect himself, would not let him off. As the body of The Lifeless Kelly swung from side to side the air re sounded witli cries of "Lynch Cuibert Harris, his accomplice." A rush was made for the jail in the rear of the court house, and men with axes com menced breaking in the windows. They soon effected an entrance, and the guilty Harris was qnickly pointed out by the other prisoners. He urged to be heard a few moments, and the crowd listened, but his words were not satisfactory." "Hang him; hang him," was the cryj and he was quickly taken to the front of the court house and an other rope was secured. As the clock on the court house tolled the quarter of 11, the body was jerked into the air. Simultaneously there was a report of a hundred shots, and the body was a corpse. Both men were hanged from the same telegraph pole, and their bodies are now dangling in the air a few feet apart. STORY CAPTURED. Detective Jackson Rounds Up a Bad Man. Jackson, Miss., Feb. 14.— Brooks Story and Sara and Zed Russell, on the night of Oct. 8, 1891, held up the ex press agent at Durant, Miss., and robbed the company of $2,490. Detect ive Jackson caught them all on Oct. 27 and placed them in jail at Lexington. He recovered $2,240 from the Russell boys. On Nov. 21 the three broke jail and escaped. Feb. 5 Detective Jack sou reported Story in Atlanta county, whither he had goue to make arrange ments to leave the country with his wife. The following Monday Jackson, with G. W. Brown, of Atlanta, tracked Story through the jungles of Yazoo, Sun Flower and into Sharkey county to the house of a fanner. After two days' re coiinoissance,last night at 7:3o, Jackson, in his bare feet, stealthly gained the house while Brooks and his host were at supper. Suddenly Jackson burst through the door upon them, surprising Story by presenting a forty-five Colt's at his head. Story's hands went up at once with the same remark that he had used twice before when captured by Jackson, "1 was ex pecting you." Story's rifle was in reach, making the third Jackson had taken from him. Jackson made the arrest alone, Mr. Brown having succumbed to fatigue the day before. Jackson brought Story here at noon today and put him in the jail. In an interview with Story he said: "If he possessed it, he would .give a million dollars if he had never 'committed the robbery. It was his first exploit, and would be his last. He was guilty, and would so plead in court. He had a wife and four children, and keenly felt the disgrace on their account as well as his own. Jackson had treated him kindly, and it was useless for any one to try to get away from Jackson, as Rube Borrows could testify, if he was alive. Story is twenty-nine years old and is without education, but possesses ■much cunning. He is a brother of •Eugene Story, the notorious criminal Who killed Marshall Soout. of Aberdeen, land wounded an officer who attempted to arrest him in Louisiana. ■ ■ — - ■ '^ HAYMAN KNOWS SOMETHING Which Is Presumed to Be in the Interest of Harris. r Chicago, Feb. 14.— Carl Peterson, who seems to be mixed up in the case of Carlyle Harris, found guilty of the mur der of Helen N. Potts in New York, called at the newspaper offices last night to hear the latest news from New York iv reference to the ease. It has been learned from New York that his real name is Carl Hayman. He ac knowledged last night that his name was not Peterson, and said that he did not want his own name published, as it would interfere with business. Ho said that he was in the white goods business, but would not give his business address. He also re fused to tell where he lived. His prin cipal reason for not going to New York to testify in Harris' behalf, he said, was because be believed that Harris would not be convicted. Mr. Hyanian-Peterson is a good-looking young man, with dark hair, smooth face and a very bright eye. He says he does not know when he will go to New York. LOST HIS MONEY, Complained of Kobery, and Was Shot in the Keck. Crede, Col., Feb. 14.— A shooting affair occurred Friday night, the partic ulars of which have been suppressed. As far as can be learned no one was killed. "Louisiana Kid" had been gambling in "Soapy" Smith's place, and had lost his money. He had been complaining tbat he had been robbed, when he was promptly knocked on the head with a six-shooter, and thrown out of doors. The Kid, thirsting for revenge, laid in wait outside, and soou afterwards two of Smith's gang came out. The "Louisiana Kid" opened fire on the two men, which they were not slow to re turn. The firing then became general, and many bystanders iiad narrow es capes. The result was that the manager of Smith's place, whose name cannot be learned, had both his thumbs shot off, got a slight wound in ins body and had an arm broken. The "Loisuiana Kid" received three shots, one in the neck and two in the body. None of the wounds are fatal. No arrests were made. THEY HAD A SCHEME, Bat Got Arrested in Attempting to Work It. Daklas, Tex.. Feb. 14.— Early yes terday morning Officers Jordan, Steele, Miller, Mape and Rollins surrounded Warden's gun store and captured bill Burns, of Honey Grove; Ed Miller, of Kansas City; Charles Smith, and Bill Barnum, of Austin. They shot Bill Burns before he would surrender. One of the quartette confessed that they had entered the store for the purpose of getting at least one Win chester and a pistol apiece, and that their plan was to rob a train last night. He Intimated they would hold up the Texas & Pacific east-bound express at Eagleford, just west of the city, and, after doing it up, throw their arms in the Trinity and then one by one walk into town. They seem to have had a pointer that the train would have a heavy amount of gold on board from California. THE AMERICAN AHEAD. A Mexican Fatally Wounded in a Duel, Eagxe Pass, Tex., Feb. 14.— At a fandango given at Villa Muquiz, a Mexican village forty miles south of here, last night, Harry Carmen, an American teiegraph operator, and Cuerto Flores, a young Mexican ranchero, became involved iv a quarrel over a fair senorita. The American was challenged to a duel and promptly ac cepted. The principals and their sec onds stepped out of the dance hall and measured off the required number of paces in the center of the street. The moon gave a flood of lieht and they could easily distinguish each other. Two rounds were fired. Neither was hit the first shots. Carmen receiving the bullet in his watch. On the second shot the Mexican was struck in the chest and fatally wounded. Carmen was ar rested and is confined in the jusgado. KILLED BY WILD DOGS. Awful Fate of a Kansan and His D aughter. Wichita, Kan., Feb. 14.— A stockman named Pratt and his little daughter were killed and their bodies terribly man gled by wild dogs some miles from Leonard, Sherman county, last night. These dogs come in from Colorado at this time of year, but their depre dations have been confined gener ally to stock, but travelers have told of being chased by them. Pratt evidently made a desperate fight. as the road alone which he was chased was marked by the carcasses of dogs. He and his daughter left Leonard for home just at nightfall and got within a mile safely before succumbing. There the wagon they were in overturned and they were evidently killed just where they fell. The horses, too, were dragged down and partially eaten a short dis tance away. TEN YEARS FOR COULTER. The Murderer of His Father Goes to State Prison. Sault Ste. Mahie, Mich., Feb. 14.— William Coulter, the murderer of his aged father, and the man from whom Miss Eva Cusick, the revivalist, secured a confession, was arraigned before the circuit court here yesterday charged with perjury. He entered the court room praying to God to give him more lieht, and expressing himself willing to accept any sentence the court would give him to pay the penalty of his crime. The sheriff was obliged to re move him from the court room, he was so exhausted and prayed so loudly. Judge Steere asked him if he was guilty or not guilty. Coulter answered "guilty." He was then sentenced to ten years in the penitentiary. Fire in the Varnish. New York, Feb. 14.— Fire this morn ing partially destroyod the five-story furniture factory of Charles Lench at 516-520 East Seventeenth street. It is supposed to have originated in a show room on the first floor, and slowiv burned its way to the second floor, where two large varnish tanks, when reached by the flames, furnished fuel that soon caused the flames to envelop the build ing. Three alarms were sent, and tho firemen worked heroically for two hours before the flames were controlled. Charles Lench's damage is about 5100, --000, fully insured. The damage to the building is 130,000, also insured. The Groom AY as Killed. West Bemcley, Cal., Feb. 14.— A serious accident occurred here last even ins. F. J. Biapo and Conchita Ailvester were married at St. Joseph's church, and the bridal party proceeded to Posen station to take the local train to their residence. While standing on the track, the overland train, which does not stop at the station, suddenly dashed around the curve through a cut into the party. Biapo and Mis. Silva, a friend of the bride, were instantly killed, while a little boy was dangerously wounded. The bride's grief was heartrending. CANNOT BE ELECTED, This Is the Opinion of Senator Wolcott Upon Our Little President. The Silver Republicans Al ready Looking for Anoth er Candidate. Colorado, He Asserts, Will Not Vote for Mr. Har rison. Gen. Alger Makes Another At tempt to Get in Party Sunlight. Dkxvei?, Co!., Feb. 14.— Senator Wol cott has given the following interview on the Blame letter and Mr. Harrison's chances of a renbmiualion. .Senator Woleott says: '"The withdrawal of Mr. Blame as a candidate changes the entire situation, and 1 feel it to be a duty I owe to Colorado .Republicans' to state my views plainly on the possible results of any timidity upon their part." "Why, senator, do you so earnestly oppose a Colorado delegation voting for Harrison at the Minneapolis conven tion?" "Because there is no man in public life today who is a more bitter or unre lenting enemy lo the free coinage of sil ver than is President Harrison." . "What truth is there, senator, \n the report that President Harrison has ex pressed a willingness for the free coin age of the American silver production?" "It is untrue. He has 'never made such a statement to any one. Such a ru mor was flying about for a while, but the story was the invention of some gold-bug politicians living in silver states to cover up, as much as they could, the treason to silver that was necessarily implied by their support of Harrison for renominaliou." "Have you any opinion as to who the strongest candidate against Harrison will be at the Minneapolis convention?" "No, I have not. The sudden with drawal of Mr. Blame has left those op posing Harrison's renominatiou at sea for the present But the leading men. of the Kepubllcan party who have been most pronounced in urging Mr. Blame to stand as a candidate will unite upon some other man worthy the support of Republicans throughout the land. There is an abiding conviction among leading and influential Republicans that Harri son cannot be re-elected, and they will feel compelled to. prevent his nomina tion if they can. "Under no possible r continsrency," concluded Mr. Wolcott. "can Colorado Republicans justify themselves in vot ing for Harrison." ALGER SPEAKS AGAIN. Another Attempt at Clearing Up His Record. Chicago, Feb. 14.— A special to the Tribune from Washington says that friends of Gen. Alger claim to have evi dence that agents of the administration were responsible tor the New York Sun's attack on the generai's military record, and charge that "Secretary El kins was the direct agent for making the accusation public. They think that the general's statement sent out from Detroit completeiy disposes of Editor Dana's charges, and are taking advan tage of the attack to put his candidacy on an aggressive basis. Detroit, Mich.. Feb. 14.— 1n an au thorized interview today Gen. Alger declared that he has but little to say in answer to Dana's latest editorial con cerning him. lie absolutely denies, however, that he applied for ten days' leave of absence after the crossing near Shepherdstown. Ya., but reiterates that he was sent to the hospital without re questing it; therefore, a request of leave could not have been denied by Custer. He also answers Dana by say ing his retirement from the army was not one iota different in form from the thousands of others who were honora ably discharged. Gen. Alger expresses* deep regret, if in his haste and indigna tion at repelling the assassin's stab at his good name, he used words regarding Gen. Custer that wound the feelings of that brave soldier's brave widow, who is a personal friend of both Gen. and Mrs. Alger. HILL AND GRAY. An Alliance Man Who Wants This Ticket. Jacksox, Miss., Feb. 14.—Eepresent ative Burkctt, state Allianco lecturer, will tomorrow introduce into the house a joiut resolution inviting Senator Hill to visit the capitol of Mississippi, and deliver, on the occasion of his visit, a speech on any subject he may choose, on or before the Ist day of March. In conversation upon the subject Mr. Burkettsaid: "1 regard Mr. Hill as nearer in line with the refoims demanded by onr peo ple than any other Eastern Democrat prominent enough to be mentioned for the presidency. Alliance Democrats of Mississippi, and nine-tenths of the order are Democrats, will support the Demo cratic nominee, whoever he may be. Boies, of lowa, or Palmer, of Illinois, would be acceptable to Mississippi, but before the gold standard views of Uus sell, of Massachusetts, he would make an excellent showing. My individual preference, however, is Hill and Gray, because 1 believe that to be the strong est ticket that could be presented by the Democratic party." It will be remembered that a poll of the Mississippi legislature some weeks ago gave Cleveland the lead over the field. . , . ■:. ■ .•. ■ Hill Off for Albany. New Yobs, Feb. 14.— Senator David B. Hill evidently changed his mind to day, for, instead of going to Washing ton, as he had announced was his in tention, he took tho early train for Al bany. Senator Calvin S. Brice was in the " city today, but so far as the hotel people knew he did not call upou Sena tor Hill. Hill Far in the Lead. New York, Feb. 14.— The Herald says Senator Hill now lias 102 of the delegates elected to the state conven tion with much less than half of the state heard from. The Press gives Hill 87 delegates to Cleveland's 9 from the returns received. Ohio Society's Banquet. New York, Feb. 14.— The seventh annual banquet of the Ohio Society of New York will be held Saturday even ing next, the 20th. iust., at Sherry's. ARE YOU Considering a change in busi ness or location? Try a Small Want in the Globe. =IT MAY DO YOU GOOD.z NO. 46. THE SEWS BULLETIN. Weather—Clear and cold The Bland silver report. Eepresentative Hall's tariff bill. Wolcott attacks President Harrison. Parliament soon to adjourn. Parisians eating horseflesh. Negro lynched in Arkansas. Express Eobbsr Story arrested. The school furniture trust, Meredith Stanley fatally injured. Gigantic leather trade scheme- Big mass meeting in Minneapolis- State politics diseased. Much typhus fever East. Senator Hill goes to Albany. Small-pox at Newaik. N. J. A lightning machine invented. Sarah Althea Terry disappears. Montana Chinamen want protection- Civil war in Egypt. New York Democratic conference- Movements cf Ocean S trams u lE*.. London— Sighted : Georgian, Boston - HeJre. BaUimore mS; jUclnljlli;j ' B^'imore; Virginia, I'niLAUEDPHiA- Arrived: Lord Gougn, Liv erpool. b Qlekxseowx— Arrived: Lord Clive, Phil aaelpnia; Aurania, New York. Bostok— Arrived: j,ake Superior, Liver* pool; .Scandinavian. Glasgow. Kew York— Arrived: Belgenland. Art wt;r|>: Vlgilancia, Santos; La Oaseogne, Havre. Thirty-seventh street and Fifth avenue. A special train will leave Washington on the morning the day of the ban quet. President Harrison" and Secre t! n( s >, Foster, Noble, Elkins and Rusk, ail Olno-born, are expected to attend. Iheextire delegation in congress is in vited, together with Senators Sherman and Brice. Gov. McKinley and ex-Gov. Campbell will also be,p"resent with a number of other distinguished residents oi the state. HILL'S LITTLE CONFERENCE. The Tribune Attempts to Tell All About It. New York, Feb. 14.— The Tribune will tomorrow say that Senator Hill had an important conference in this city Saturday night. Among those present wore Richard Cioker, W. B. Cockran, District Attorney J. W. Kidge way and Senator John McCarthy, of Brooklyn. the latter HughMcLaughlin's state committee proxy and spokes man; Commissioner Thomas -F. Gillroy,. -Congressman v Amos 'J. Cnminings, / Police Commissioner J.T.ne<: Martin, Clinton Beckwith, of Ilerkimer; " Nicholas Miller Jr., of Staten island; Register Frank T. Fitz gerald; Police Justice Thomas E. Grady and Daniel C. Hickey, of West chester. It is said that Edward Murphy Jr. was also present. It will be ob served that most of them are members of the Democratic district committee in this part of the state. One of the things settled definitely at the Saturday night and Sunday morn ing's conference, wag that no attention should be paid to the protest of the Democrats who assembled at Cooper UniouJThursday evening.and demanded the postponement of the Democratic state conyentiou. • TheTribuhe will say that Senator Hill urged the coining state convention should be made to adopt the castiron in struction to the national delegates to vote for him for presidential candidate, but that the Tammany chiefs opposed such 3 course. They were willing" to go to Chicago with the understanding that Tammany hall will support him as long as he has the prospect of a nomination, but the wigwam ieaders do not wish to be tied up to him in a way that will pre vent them from making their own deals should Hiil drop from the list of candi dates. Croker, Gilroy and Martin strongly .dissented from the ironclad instruction plan. They were willling thar a reso lution should be adopted rehearsing Mr. Hill's record at Albany, and naming him as choice of the state for president, but further than this they were unwill ing to go. The delegates at large to the nationa convention was another matter which came up. Mr. Hill is anxious that W. Bourke Cockran shall be placed among the four who shall head the New York delegation. If the list is so changed as to include Mr. Cockran, the four dele gates at large will probably be Lieut. Gov. Sbeehan, Hugh-McLaughlin, W. Bourke Cockran and Edward Murphy Jr. Mr. Hill is also anxious to avail himselt of the eloquence of John R. Fellows and Thomas F. Grady in the Chicago convention. It is probable thai his wishes will be met here aiso. May Heal Their Differences. Ni:w Orleans, Feb. 14.— There is to be a conference Tuesday between coni- " mitteesfrom the lottery and anti-lottery wniirs of the Democratic party. The idea is to arrange a compromise, acree on terms by which the great gambling enterprise may exist a year or so longer, withdraw the two ; Democratic tickets in the field and name a new one which both factions may support. It is not considered likely that the differences will bo adjusted. Taking Sapphire Lands. Hei.kxa, Mont., Feb. 14.— The rush to take up supphire ground along the Missouri river, near Helena, still con tinues. Every day location notices are received at the ofiice of the county clerk. Just what state the title to these various claims is in would be hard to tell. Some are located two or three times. Not only is the ground on both sides of the river taken up.but locations are inailt* in the river bed and channel, so not a spot may be overlooked in the reirion of country covering the sapphire fields." A late report says that the liabilities of , Greenhood. Bohm <& Co., who failed yesterday,- will reach $300,000. Tho ' sheriff last night, acting for the Mer chants' National bank which had at tached the ; concern for SIO.OOO, ousted Vac assignee and took forcible posses sion of the premises. It is impossible as yet to get at anything liko a definite statement of the affairs of the concern, as everything connected with it is in a state of chaos. _ Se'zecl tho Registers. . ■ Da vtok, 0., Feb. 14— A secret serv ice officer yesterday caused some sur prise among business men by confiscat ing about fifty automatic cash registers manufactured at Syracuse, N. V., ana in, use here. His objection to them is that their outside guard bears the like ness of a silver quarter, though merely as an indication of thfcitses of the regis ter. which ha sava ia in violation nf law.