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Weather—Fair; Warmer.
Currency Reform Work Begun.
Rockefeller Lobjy in Legislature.
Quay is for Free Sugar.
Carlisle's Plan Discussed by
the House Banking
Before the Preparation of a
Bill for Currency Re
form Is Begun.
Will Be Invited to Address
the Committee—First
Meeting- Friday.
Wasiiixoton, Dec. 5.An Important
Conference of most of the Democrats of
the house committee on banking and
currency was held alter the adjourn
ment of the bouse today, as a result of
which early action looking to the re
porting of a banking bill in line with
the scheme present* d by Secretary Car
lisle in his message was taken. Chair
man Spiintrer says that Secretary
Carlisle Had intimidated a desire to
appear before tt.e committee himself
and had also suggested the names of
several persons, whom it might be well
for the committee to call for the pur
"■pose of learning their views. Among
the names in the list furnished by the
secretary were those of ex-Secretary
Pairchild, Horace White, of the
New York Evening Post; Mr. St.
John, of New York, and Georee A. But
ler, of New Haven, Conn. The members
present decided to Hold a meeting
of the lull committee next Friday,when
a resolution will be offered providing
that an invitation be extended to .Secre
tary Carlisle and Comptroller Eckels to
appear on Monday a;.a Tuesday, re
spectively, and to the other gentlemen
suggested by Secretary Carlisle to ap
pear in tin* remaining 'lavs in the week.
Efforts will be made to close the hear
ing by the lV.h instant, and, according
to one member of the committee, im
mediate work on the preparation of a
bill will be begun.
Corbett to lie Called Brfiro the
I <»\ \v Committee to Testify.
New York, Dec. 5.— A sensation has
been caused in sporting circles by a re
port that Champion James J. Corbett
will scon be called before the Lexow
committee to tell what he knows about
a $7,000 blackmail several years ago.
Corbeit's manager, Billy Brady, it is
said, also knows all about, it. When
Charley Mitchell came to this country
In 18511 a meeting took place between
Corbett and Mitchell in tiie Clipper of
lice in January, 1812. After much dis
cussion, it was mutually aareed that for
the gate receipts the men should meet
in a limited number of rounds, in Mad
ison Square Garden.
Brady had arranged with Mitchell to
secure the garden for the specified date
and actually put down a deposit for the
purpose of $1,000. Brady and Corbett
figured on a $22,000 house, but it is al
legtd that representatives of the police
demanded a third of the net receipts
and would insist upon putting men on
the turnstiles and in the pay boxes.
The proposition almost winded the
pugilists, particularly the English con
tingent. They said the simple English
of the thing was a seven or eight thou-
Band-dollar blackmail,and they declined
to deal with highwaymen. The day set
for the match was vVashineton's birth
day, Feb. 22, and upon it expiring, th<j
signed articles were destroyed. Corbett
and Mitchell never faced each other in
competition in Madison Square Garden,
though formally matcl.ed and scheduled
to do so on the date given.
It is said that the garden, when en
paced for any boxing exhibition, is a
prolific money maker, and Brady will,
it 13 mure than hinted, be questioned as
to how much he has nut up in cold cash
ii return for permits for his listic shows
i this city.
Settlers Prepared to Fijiht.
Salt Lake, Utah, Dec. s.—Got.
tYest ha-- received from Indian Agent
Day. Troin Igiiacio, what he considers
an Impudent telegram. asking that
nothing be done to provoke trouble with
lite Indians in San Juan county. The
governor has forwarded the telegram to
the secretary of the interior, with the
information that lie has furnished arms
and ammunition to the citizens for their
protection until some higher authority
takes the matter up.
More Work <>r Ghouls.
Kansas City, Mo., Dec. 5.-At the
request of the widow of (Jus Dams, who
committed suicide a month ago, Dams'
grave in Oak Grove cemetery was
opened today. It was found to be empty.
The body had undoubtedly been" re
moved by ghouls who belong, it is be
lieved by the police, to the same local
college from which half a do/on stu
dents were recently arrested and fined
for body snatchincr. Mrs. Dams will sue
the city for damages.
Peruvian K<:l>,-U Gaining.
Guayaquil. Ecuador, Dec. 5.-Dr.
Florez, the revolutionary leader, claims
to have received advices from Peru an
nouncing fresh victories by theMonton
eras. and that the government now
holds no important port on the north
ern coast, also that recruits are con
stantly joining Pierole so fast that he
cannot Hod arms for them. The rebels
are claiming that, though slowly, they
are surely closine in on Lima.
Jt is reported that the guvermovernt
Is suffering greatly for wuut of arms
ami nin munition.
Biltimo:e ;ii Choc Foo.
Washington, Dec. s.—Admiral Car
penter day cabled notice of the ar
rival of the U. S. S. Baltimore at Chee
Foo to the navy department. It is as
sumed that he will proceed at once to
Taku, at the mouth of the Pei-110 river,
which is a3 near as he can pet to IVkin,
where he will probably be met by the
Monocacy, from Tien-Tsin, and tran
ihip Hie marines to the letter vessel,
which win tliftn jfeturn Ib Tien-Tsin.
Inijiir Trust Divides the Boodle.
New Tokk, Dec. fc—The American
lujjar Ksfuiiog ccuupany has declared
£\ This protector of the peace is . trying
t*?^v J/to get to the Globe office ahead of the
j^ji^T^y^? 'other fellow, so as to be sure and get a
Vi^-C—--s^ copy of Palmer Cox's Queer People. '
&* 10c at the Globe Counting Room.
its regular dividend (quarterly) of l-\'
on preferred and :> on common stock.
llu< dividends are declared from the
earnings made prior to Sept. 1 ot this
year, and are payable Jan. 3. lS'.tj.
TiiKKt: lil'KiKl) ALIVE.
Rliners Killed In n Cave-In —Eight
Narrowly Kseape.
Webb City. Mb., Dec. V.— Not sinco
Roach, llaiiiblin and liuleti wen en
tombed here in the great cave- in in
May, is;*-.;, lias there been so much ex
citement and and anxiety in this city
that exists this evening caused by the
cave-in at the Center Creek's company's
mine at Sucker Flat, in this city, bury
ing ami causing the instant death of
John Larson. Dan Trexil and Walter
Cole. The unfortunate* had just gone
to work at (5 o'clock. 200 hundred feet
below the surface, eight workmen hav
ing just quit, when the cave-in, without
a moment's notice, occurred. Larson
leaves a wife and four children. The
others are single. The work of recov
ering the bodies is in progress with a
full force of men.
New Jersey Village Scorched.
Bkidgktox, N. J., Dec. s.—Word has
been received today that the business
part of Cedarville, a few miles from this
place was burned. The postoflice and
nearly all the main stores had been con
sumed and the lire was beyond control.
The fire originated in Batetnan's block
and quickly spread n> W. E. Jerroi's
big grocery t>oth of these buildings be
iiii: a total loss. The following stores
were located in the Bateinau block:
Two Eldridxe & Brigg drug stores;
Charles Stevens, stows; Adams &
Garrison's furniture warerooms. Kiley's
bakery. Phillips' general store, post
office. B. L. Powei's law office and lad^e
rooms of the X ot P. Masons and W. C.
Canada Fostering Kailroads.
Montreal, Dec s.—The following is
the list of the railways subsidized this
year by the provincial legislature with
their respective amounts: Quebec &
Lake St. John. $389, "255; Bale Dcs
Chaleurs. $169,180: Montreal it West
ern, 185,000; Ottawa & (iatineau Val
ley. 172.800; Canada ft Atlantic, $7,000:
Montford Colonization,s3l,2so; Oxford
Mountain, 1315.20; Lothmiew «fe Mi
g;.iitic, $37,983.25; United Counties,
$37,042.50; I'liillipsburg Quarrier Junc
tion, $25,720; Quebec, Montreal, Ottawa
& Occidental, S4r>.(.>77.r>(j.
Hentencct! a swindler.
Columbia City, Itid., Dec. s.—The
trial ot Thompson Arnold for conspir
acy and false pretenses, by means of
which patrons of the South VVlutley
bank lost &<o.uoo. clost-d last night. The
jury returned a verdict of guilty today,
tixint; the peualty at one year in the
penitentiary and a tine of £2,503. A
motion for a new trial is pending, and
meanwhile Arnold is out on bail.
Drowned three ol tho Crew.
New London, Conn., Dec. 5. — The
British steamer Dorian, from New York
for Halifax, oft Seatou's Neck.midnight
Tuesday, ran into aim sank the three
masted schooner data E. Simpson.
Three of the schooner's crew were
drowned, and the survivors, the captain
ami two sailors, were brought here- this
afternoon by the Dorian.
niiH km. i us; sis.
Stolen Goo(i<* Disposed of by a
WelUKnown Hardware
Milwaukee. Dec. s.—John Molster,
William and Gustav Yunsquist were
arrested lure today by Detectives Mc-
Mauus and Broderick, and are held
responsible for the theft of over 110,000
worth of hardware from the John I'ritz
loff Hardware company, In which
Mayor John C. Koch is vice president.
Molster is a ■hipping clerk of
the firm, and has at the in
stigation of the Vunitfiuists stolen
goods nightly for the past year hnd a
half and sold them at a very low price
to the YuorquistS, who are retail hard
ware dealers and well known business
men. Molster's stealings were of such
magnitude that the Yungqnists were
unable to dispose of them at retail, and
for some time have been carrying on a
wholesale business in the state. The
prisoners confess the crime.
Kelly's Tramps Keorganizintf.
Sacbamejjto, Cal., Dec. s.—"Gen."
Charles Kelly, who led a band of indus
trials from California to Washington
last sprinsr. is organizing another army.
He has written a letter to the mayor
ot Sacramento assuring him that
his army does not intend to move upon
the state capitol. "The only place we
intend o move upon," said he, "will be
Groversvilla, at Washington, and by all
that is eood and holy, we intend to be
in Washington again; to keep oij camp
ing and marching until we have a bill
passed by con cress to prwvide work for
unemployed American citizens."
Justice Defeated.
Er. Rfno. 0.T., Dec. s—Tom O'Hare,
on trial for the murder of Wulf Hare, a
Cheyenne Indian, at Cheyenno. 0..T..
last spring, brought here on a change
of venue, was acquitted today by a
jury after three days' deliberation.
This killing occasioned trouble between
Red Moon's band and the Texas
Rangers. O'Hare was a member of the
rangers and was greatly ajjgiated at the
trial by them. Several of the jury were
ex-rangers, and Judge Bujjford severely
scored the jury for their Verdict.
Coit Was Not t he Drinker.
Columbus, 0., Dec. s.—The Colt
court of inquiry tonight concluded the
taking of testimony, and will hear ar
guments tomorrow morning. The evi
dence tuday showed conclusively that
Col. Coit, who had be n charged with
drinking in a saloon at Washington
Court House, on the day of the shooting
and riot, had been mistaken for another
FiUal Plunge for Workmen.
DcbL'oue, io., Dec. s.—Tne brick
cornice ol a six-story building in course
of construction fell this afternoon.
Charles McGlade, of Cedar Falls, and
Fred Loranz, of Boone, bricklayers,
went down eighty-four feet with it.
Luranz will die and McGlade may re
A V ell Deserved Fate.
Birmingham, Ala., Dec. s.—Thomat
Hooper, a prominent fafhuTr living near
Pratt mines, was today convicted of
raping his own daughter and Riven a
life sentence In the penitentiary. The
victim is eighteen yeais old.
Strong- Probability of the
Passage of the Free
Sugar Bill.
By Talking Against Time
and in No Other
Southern Democrats Not Anx
ious for Another Sil
ver Combine.
Special to the Globe.
Washington, Dec. s.—Unless all
signs fail the Democrats of the senate
will make refined sugar free within the
next thirty da}s unless the Republicans
come out and tight openly for the sugar
trust. It is not believed that they will
dare do this, even though Mr. llave
nieyer iias paved the way by ttie whole
sale shut-down of the trust refineries.
This will be one of the times when the
attempt to protect a monopoly through
alleged regard for labor is entirely too
transparent to work.
Senator Smith has declared his inten
tion to vote for free sugar, and Senator
Bnce will do as the administration de
sires on this question. The determina
tion of the New Jersey senator has, it is
believed, broken the back of the trust
managers, ami now nothing but lengthy
speeches by Quay, Uallinger and others
of their stamp can prevent immediate
action. Whether these men will dare
talk against time, when the country can
clearly see the trust behind them, re
mains to be seen.
Quay represents Pennsylvania, the
worst ring-ridden state in the Union,
but he has powerful enemies there who
will not hesitate to take advantage of a
meve of this kind. The Philadelphia
Press, which is the leading Republican
organ of the state, has no use for either
Quay or Cameron, and nothing but an
exceedingly well-oiled machine saves
them from retirement, and this cannot
avail them much looser.
Silver Mining Senators Again
Seeking the Aid of Southern
Special ta the Globe.
Washington, Dec. s.—The Western
Republicans who favor the free coinage
of silver are again planning a combina
tion with Southern Democrats for a
fight against the financial policy of the
administration. This time, however,
the Democrats from the South are not
as anxious tor such an arrangement as
they have been. Some of them begin
to realize that they did their share,
along with Briee, Gorman and Smith, to
discredit the Democratic patty la the
Northern and Eastern 6tates, and they
want to wait and see if there is not
some middle ground upon which all
Democrats will be able to meet before
taking the bait ottered by the Rocky
mountain silver mines.
Of course this talk of a combination
between the silver miners and the
Southern silver men is no new thing. It
has, in fact, been successfully worked
on a number of occasions in the last
few years, notably when the force bill
went down before it, but la the last two
years the alliance, especially in the
senate, became stronger, and, contrary
to the expectation of the Republicans in
the East, the demand for this alliance
as far as the senator* from the silver
mining states is stronger than ever
since the late election. While the Re
publicans won in Montana, Idaho, Wyo
ming, Colorado, Oregon, South Dakota
and Washington, they
Won as Free Silver Itten,
as strong for the white metal as the
Populists or the Democrats. The peo
ple had nioio confidence in the nomi
nees of the Republicans as men in those
states thau in the Populist candidates,
and for this reason they voted down
the Waites and Jewell ings.
There is a strong element in the
house, headed by Bailey, of Texas, ami
Bryan, of Nebraska, who are anxious
for an anti-administration fight on the
money question. Behind these two
gentlemen are a host of Democrats with
grievances against the president, but
the dlfllculty with them is that no two
have the baine grievance. Springer, of
Illinois, is "sore," but so Is "Watch
dog" Boltnan, but they do not agree in
their conclusions. One is a strong sil
ver man and the other is on the other
side. From Missouri come the loudest
wails, and there, too, there is the same
failure to agree. Mr. Bland can't quite
understand why he, the unbending ad
vocate of silver for twenty years, should
have been made the object'at which all
the Populists in the state aimed their
Taken all in all. it is a very badly
mixed mess; and. if the silver mining
senators and members are able to brine
anything out of it of benefit to the in
terests they represent, either in the
present session or in the next congress,
they will be accomplishing wonders'
Although Teller, Walcutt, Dubois and
their fellow members from the moun
tain states refuse to admit It, It is
perfectly apparent here that silver was
dealt a terrible blow at the late election,
because it has caused an awakening of
the honest money sentiment in the
South. The silver cause is, of course,
just as strong as ever in the silver
states, but these alone can do nothing.
Mankntn (schoolmaster Will Seek
a Place on Coinage Committee.
Special to the Globe.
Washington, Dec. s.—There are In
dications that Prof. McCleary proposes
to try ana forget that he voted for the
bill to coin the seniorage in the last ses
sion and will now pose' as a strictly gold
standard financier. During the late
campaign in Minnesota fie was given a
considerable reputation as an authority
on the n»d"hey question by tile e"anipai£n
managers. The state Republican com
mittee published a book of his and cir
culated it everywhere, and he was ad
vertised to speak on the money ques
tion all over the state. This will be
used by the professor and his friends to
persuade Mr. Reed to place the Second
district man on the important commit
tee on coinage. In case this is success
ful it will be an honor worth haying and
reflect credit on the state and district.
The Manufacture of Tobacco a
Great Industry in Minnesota.
Special to the Globe.
Washington, Dec. r>.—The report of
the commissioner of internal revenue.
Col. Joseph S. Miller, for the fiscal year
ending June 30 last contains many
things of interest to Minnesota, among
which is a statement showing the large
proportions to which the manufacturing
of cigars has grown. I hiring the year
there were 4o«J factories In operation
and 7 1J5,277 pounds of tobacco wer« used
in making 4>,505,379 cigars. l*i addition
to this 130.300 cigarettes were manufact
ured, 2.001 pounds of plug tobacco, 2,371
pounds ot line cut, 103,51'J pounds of
smoking and 38,211 pounds of bnull.
Yonng Kentuckian Uses His Re-
volver on a Guying Crowd.
Paris, Ky., Dec. s.—Jack Howerton,
aged twenty-live, a young white farmer,
near Paris, was married in Cincinnati
yesterday to Matilda Taylor, a negro
woman of this city. Howerton is relat
ed to prominent Bourbon county fami
lies. Howerton and his negro bride
were at the Kentucky Central passenger
depot today waiting for a train. Quite
a crowd collected, curious to see the
couple, and some of the bystanders be
gan to guy Howerton and his bride.
Howerton became enraged, drew a
pistol and fired at the foremost of the
crowd, the ball striking Butch Cough
lln, an innocent spectator, in the fleshy
part of his right leg. The crowd closed
in on Howerton. and bruised him up
considerably. Howertou was arrested,
and is now in jail.
Desperadoes Cause a Reign of
Terror at Parkdale, Ark.
Pakkdale. Ark., Dec. Parkdale
is in the throes of a reign of terror.
Eugene Thompson and Wiley Maxwell
exchanged shots with Winchesters to
day, but no one was hurt. Thompson
is now under arrest for assault with in
tent to kill. John Turnbow, who was
shot a few days ago, died, and one of
the negroes has also died. This is three
men that have been killed here in the
last week. The people are all going
armed now, and every man has a Win
cluster. None of the negroes impli
cated in the killing of Turnbow have
been arrested. The sheriff is making
Parkdale his headquarters, and says lie
will remain here until the excitement
subsides. , *
Curious Case of Mistaken Iden
tity in the Kansas City Sens?.*
Washington, Dec. s.—There is evi
dently a case of mistaken identity in
the story telegraphed from Kansas City
of the death in jail there from excess
ive dissipation of Mrs.Edith Armstrong,
better known as "Dovie" Comstock, and
said to be the daughter of D. C. Forney,
the one-time editor of the famous ante
bellum paper, the Chronicle. Mr. For
ney lives in Washington at 2731 P
street, and today he received a letter
from his daughter, who is Mrs. I). P.
Watrous, of New York city, saying that
she is alive and well, and that she never
went as far West as Kansas City in her
life. It has deeply grieved tlm family
that the old scandal connected with
Airs. Watrous' early career has been re
vived by the story of her death.
The Embezzlement of $50,000
Charged Against a Deputy Coun
ty Clerk.
Chicago, Dec. s.—The Herald today
charges that S. W. Kiderburg, the mis
sing ex-deputy county clerk, Is a de
faulter to the extent of $50,001), and that
many believe the shortage will amount
to twice that figure. The work of check
ing over his accounts will not be com
pleted for several flays, and until this is
done the exact amount of the defalca
tion, if one really exists, will not be
definitely known.
A Forged Check Grafter.
St. Louis, Mo., Dec. 5.—A voting
man, giving the name of William J.
Dent and his age at twenty-eight, occu
pation bookkeeper, was arrested at the
Southern hotel this afternoon at the in
stance of the manager of the hotel. His
offense was an attempt to utter a cer
titicaic check for 1850 on the Parkers*
burg. W. Va., Citizens' National bank,
of which the bank officials by wire
notiliecl the hotel. When arrested
Dent's clothes were searched., and two
certified checks on the same bank for
£200 each, drawn by Dent, were found
in his possession. In addition to this a
book of blank ciiecks on the Citizens'
National Bank or Parkersburg, W. Va..
was found. About two-thirds of the
checks have been used.
Another Bernardo Forjlia.
St. Louis. Mo.. Dec. s.—Efforts here
to find the Bernardo Foglia, whose let
ter with regard to the tragic death of
his wife was published in New York'
under a St. Louis date this morning,
have failed. However, Andrew Trolio,
an ice cream maker, stated that he had
in his employ for several months a man
named Bernardo Fogiia. that Foglia
had been in the city live years,
but had "gone to the old country."
Trolio said Fojrlia was a man of
family. He knew nothing of the trag
edy in New York.
Corralled Moonshiners.
Litti-k Rock, Ark., Dec. 5.- Flavin J.
Carpenter, deputy revenue collector, ar
rived this afternoon from Prcscott,
bringing with him the spoils of a raid
upon an illicit distillery near that city.
Ho had in custody John McNealy and
(ieorge Cook. Their plant was located
seven miles southeast of Prescott. They
had been operating it only two weeks.
They were taken before Commissioner
Hart, at Arkadelphia, and in default of
ba^l were committed to the penitentiary
until their cases can be iuvestigaied by
the grand jury.
No Kvidonce to Convict.
Four Smith, Ark., Dec. s.—Commis
sioner Wheeler today discharged iSupt.
McKee and Trainmaster Walsh, ot the
Iron Mountain, and the others held for
the murder of Pullman Conductor
Brown, who was recently so mysteri
ously killeu on his car.
His Pnl Praehed.
Tim DAIXKS, Or., Dec. 5.-Otis Sav
age, the young man who was cftarged
with robbing the Pacific express of
$14,000 on Oct. 15, was today found-
Kuiltybya jury in the circuit, court.
Klein, his accomplice, pluatfetl miilty
and turned state* evioe c.- Itoih ar«
under twenty out) ywu« «v. «&*«.
Fire Breaks Out in the Great
Factory Shortly After
The Conflagration Is Confined
to the Engine Room of
the Concern.
A Four-Eleven Alarm Sent In
—The Work of the De
The Bohn Manufacturing company's
plant came near ?oms up in smoke at
an early hour this morning. As it was
the fire damaged the property to
the extent of about £3,000.
Fortunately the factory was in opera
tion at the time, and the tire was discov
ered before it had gained much head
way. Fifteen minutes later a general
alarm was turned in, and soon there
were five engine companies, two hook
and ladder trucks and two supply
wagons on the ground.
The fire started in the boiler room of
the eDgine house, which is a detached
brick building. Night Watchman Die
trich Bohn was the first to dis
cover the fire. At 12:20 a. m.,
when the night watchman entered
the boiler room, no one was
there, the night fireman having gone
into the engine room to eat lunch. The
moment Night Watchman Bohn stepped
inside the boiler room he saw sheets of
flames curling up the shutes leading to
the fuel room above. Bohn promptly sent
in an alarm through an A. I). T. box.
It came in at 12:23. A regular alarm
from fire box 231, at the corner of Sev
enth and Ifoadota streets, was turned
in at 12:26; the two-eleven came in
from box 23a, at Arcade and York, at
12:."5, and the general alarm at 12:42.
The fire department responded
promptly, and by its efficient service
saved from destruction the largest
manufacturing plant in the city of St.
Paul, if not the largest in the state.
The priucip.il damage was effected in
the fuel room, just above the boiler
room, and also in the drying room and
clue room adjoining the fuel room. A
considerable amount of green lumber
deposited in the drying room was de
stroyed, and the partitions and walls
were badly bnrned.
While the department was fighting
the fire in the engine house streams of
water were thrown against the factory
buildings, which escaped further dam
Gebhard Bohn, the president of the
company, said last night the entire
plant was covered by ?300,000 worth of
insurance. The value of the engine
housebuilding and its contents Mr.Bohn
estimated at §40,000, and the .damage he
thought would not exceed 15,000. The
damage will soon be repaired, and work
will be resumed at once. Mr. Bohn
says that the factory is doing an im
mense business—larger than usual at
this time of year.
The fire is believed to have originated
from the igfiiting of some shavings
lying on the floor near the boilers.
Republican Candidate in Tcnnes-
see H«d a Plurality of 841.
Chattanooga, Dec. s.—The Times
will uublish tomorrow the official vole
of ey,ery county in Tennessee, each cer
tified by county officials. The total
shows that Evans is elected
governor by a plurality of 841, the
vote standing: Evans, Republican, 105, «■
107: Turney. Democrat, 104.336. Turney
was elected in 18'J2 by 20,356 plurality.
The delay in ascertaining this result
has been due to the refusal of the can
vassing board to give out figures, a
course of action which has brought
forth from all conservative papers in the
state the most adverse criticism.
Legislature Passes the Anti-
Usurper Law.
Montgomery, Ala., Dec. s.—The bill
to punish usurpers of state offices was
passed by a strictly party vote. Repre
sentative Massing, the Populist leader,
said: "1 warn the luembers on the
other side that it is a long lane
that has do turn, and I warn them
not to loafer dash the red Hajr
of iusult added to iujury, in the face
of a now outraged common people. W«
cannot provide punishment for usurp
ers with consistency until wo have fair
election laws and an hone.st contest law
by which wo can determine who the
usurper is."
Kolb's manifesto yesterday, advising
his followers not to pay their taxes, was
read before the passage of the bill.
Chicago Brokers Victimized on
I'ojjus Klectton Warrants.
Chicago, Dec. 5.-C. E. Kiniball &
Co., K. D. Kelly and other brokers, who
have been doing a thriving business in
shaving election judges' and clerks'
warrants, have discovered that they
baen defrauded cut of a large amount
of money through bogus warrants.
About 5.000 fudges served at the recent
election and received warrants for from
$12 to SIS. Many of them cashed them
at a discount with various brokers.
When the warrants were presented to
the county comptroller today it was
found that n number of boirus ones had
been cashed. The amount of the
brokers' losses is not kuowu, but it will
probably be large.
lie Koeoiiinieiids a Contest Law
in His Messag<*.
Mo\KioMKUV, Alii., Dec. 6.—Qov.
(tales irmustuiUeti a voluminous mes
siitre to the legislature. He recom
uicufts an increase of half a million
in tue rate of taxation, improved
"*\J|k This fs not a Democrat running fbr
/s^j\ office, but one of the victims of the Vat*
_^a £*£> landslide trying to get a copy of Queer
yGyjjyA People to console himself For sate fat
JT& lOg at the Globe Counting Room.
methods for the assessment of taxes
a higher liquor and g.uning-table
license, an appropriation for a state ex*
iiibit at the Atlanta exposition ; favors
fanning university lands with convicts
on account ot the state, but
for the benefit of tho university;
recommends a contest law and
the election of state and national
officers on the same day, and
suggests a contest law in tho election
of state officers and the eivintr of a
ticket marker for each political party;
urges a state banking system based on" a
deposit with the state treasurer of law
ful money of United States, or solvent
bonds of the United States or state,
county or municipal corporations.
He alludes to the powers of the rail
road commission as being only those of
police regulation and impotent to rem
edy many complaints brought before it.
Illinois Official Vote.
Spkinofikld. ill., Dec. s.—The offi
cial vote of Illinois is ns follows: State
treasurer, Wulff, Rep., 445,886; Clag-
Srett. Dem., 322.450; Puterbaueh. Pro.,
1'J,487; Randolph, Pop.. 5(J,7!»3; Mann,
lnd., 1,650. Superintendent of schools,
lnglis, Kep., 448,007; Raab, Dem., 32.5,
--074. Trustee university, Flower, Rep.,
487,841; Smith. Dem., .'507.24(5. Wulff's
plurality, 133,427; inglis' plurality, 123,
California's latest Affliction.
Sax Francisco. Dec. s.—Mrs. Mary
Ellen Lease, of Kansas, is in the city.
She says she has come to California to
purchase a small farm in the San Joa
quln valley. She will reside on the
property, removing thither upon the ex
piration of her term as president of the
board of trustees of Kansas, one year
hence. "1 am tired of the barren plains
of Kansas." she said in explanation of
her desertion of that state.
While Peace Negotiations Are
Pending—The iteport Dis
Shanghai, Dec. s.—lt 5s rumored
here that a ten days' armistice has been
arranged between China and Japan,
and it is said that the terms of
peace,which are still under negotiation,
are to include an indemnity, and the
formation of a buffer state, consisting
of the country now held by the Japan
ese. China now fears the winter more
than Japan, as the supplies of rice have
been kept back too long.
liOVD os, Dec. s.—The opinion in offi
cial circles iiere is that there is no truth
in the report cabled from Shanghai that
a ten days' armistice has been arranged
between China and Japan. It is added
that all indications point to the con
traiy being the case.
Troops Massing on Guatemala's
Texosique. Mex., Dec. s.—Gen.
Lorenzo Garcia has made a tour of the
Mexican army posts on the frontier and
reports everything in excellent order.
Two more regiments are en route here
from the capital, from Vera Cruz and
Sax Jose. Guatemala, Dec. s.—The
troops which arrived here two weeks
ago, have been sent all along the coast,
and fresh troops will arrive in a day or
two from Guatemala City. The port is
full of rumors of war.
Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Dee. 5.—
The government seems to be alarmed
over something, for there have been a
number of changes in the stations and
commanders of troops, and all ports on
the coast and frontiers have been cov
ered with garrisons lately.
Ex-Treasurer Houston Comments.
Indianai'oms, Ind., Dec. 5. — Ex-
United States Treasurer Houston, of
Connersville. said today; "The ques
tion of a financial system for this
country is so broad* that I would
rather say nothing of Secretary
Carlisle's scheme until 1 have givpn the
matter the consideration it deserves.
There is no doubt but that the present
system is inadequate to the ueeds of the
country, it lacks elasticity and some
thing different is needed, but what
something is requires careful consider
ation for an answer."
Crisis in Argentine.
Nkw Yohk, Dec. 5.—A dispatch to
the Evening World from Buenos Ayres
says: President Saeaz Pena's action in
appointing sub-secretaries as ministers,
thus assuming dictatorial powers, has
caused excilment in congress and
among the people. Hiot ana revolutions
are apprehended. It. is said Pena has
summoned Gen. Mietro, beejcing him
to put an end to tlie present state of
aflairs. Kocas's friends are jubilant,be
lieving that Tena will soou resign.
Business is at a standstill.
To Investigate Kanler.
Bkattmc, Wash., Dec. s.—For the
purpose of ascertaining the extent ot
the recent disturbancer on Mount Ka
nier, the Tost Intelligences has deeded
to fit out an exploring party to climb
the mountain. The party, which will
consist of a representative'of the paper
and four others, will be headed by Maj.
E S. lnghratu, the veteran mountain
Holy Terror Gold Mine.
Hkbmosa, S. D., Dec. s.—Excitement
is running high here over the rich cold
strike at Keystone, fourteen miles
south. The mine is called the Holy
Terror. The first thirty-six hours' run
netted t5.200, and the next twenty-four
boors $0.50<>. The rock is increasing in
value. Enough rock is in fight to last
two years.
Miners in Distress.
Commbi-s, 0., Dec. 5.—A person is
here soliciting aid for the miners ot
Buckingham. Perry county, 800 of
whom it is claimed have had but little
work for a year, and are therefore in
great distress. •
Go Back on the Milling Trust.
JSimmnc.fiki.d. 111., Dee. 5.— The Illi
nois State Millers' association today de
cided to refuse to join the movement for
a general shut-down of all milla in the
United States.
Dnljcsseps Near Dentil Again.
PAHS, Dec. s.—Couut Ferdinand l)e-
Lesseps, the engineer of the JMiez and
Panama canals.is critically ill. He was
born in 1306.
The Police Have Come to the
End of All Their
Her Remains Were Taken
Away to Auburn, New
All Persons Supposed to Be
Implicated Proved
The Minneapolis murder mystery of
Catherine (line Is as far away from
solution as on the night it was reported
to the police. They were at work yes
terday and did all hi their power, but
not a single tangible clue was afforded
them. The various newspapers have
theories, the reporters are chock full of
them, and, taking it all in all, there is
an air of mystery about the city that is
depressing, to say the least. The in
vestigation yesternoon took upon itself
the aspect ot farce comedy. The
mayor and Assistant County Attorney
Hall, than whom there is no more mys
terious man in America, got together
and conceived a bright idea. They
went to Goosman's livery stable and
procured the horse which was engaged
by Catherine (iiug on the night of her
The nap, an old buckskin, was taken
to the West hotel and allowed to take
hisowncour.se up Fifth street. Nat
urally enough the nan turned up First
avenue north and then trotted along up
to Hawthorne and so on. When the
two celebrities sot to the place where
the murder was committed his honor
produced a murderous-looking pistol,
which he proceeded to tire off. The
nat: jumped a little, and a note was im
mediately made ot the incident. Then
he was allowed to take his own course
back to the city and 10 the livery stable
from whence he originally came.
How the Horse Performed.
The mayor and Mr. Hall have not ns
yet made their report, but there is no
doubt that their deductions, reached
from closely watching each n.otiou of
the hoise, will prove sensational. The
annual is an old one, and has been in
the livery business for years, and has
thus become thoroughly acquainted
with the streets and drives of the city.
Thus it will be seen that the sagacity
of the gentlemen who went sleuthing
with the brute comes within the cate
gory of things remarkable.
After opeiating on Harry Hayward
for a dozen or more hours he was finally
released, and it was stated by the offi
cials that the scent had tailed. At 3
o'clock the remains of the murdered
woman were taken to Immaculate Con
ception church, where impressive fu
neral services were conducted, Rev.
Father Keaue, the pastor of the
church, officiating. The casket contain
ing the remains were placed in state,
and those who so desired, viewed them.
The head was turned slightly to one
side, so that the terrible wounds and
bruises were not discernible. Key.
Keane preached an eloquent and touch
ing sermon, in which he referred to the
many virtues of the deceased. She was
a member of his church, and he knew
her personally. When he concluded
there were but few eyes that were dry.
Last night the remains were taken to
Auburn, >. V., being accompanied by
Miss Ireland.
Detective Work.
Although the.detectives have been al
lowed but little scope in the affair, they
managed yesterday to do considerable
work. Several men were found who
state they saw Catherine at various
places (luring the day, and a Frank
Farrell, of 2521 Fourteenth avenue
south, says that about 2 o'clock in the
afternoon he saw Miss Ging standing at
the corner of Sixth street and
Hennepin avenue engaged in conver
sation with a man whom he describes as
weighing about 160 pounds, with light
side whiskers and mustache, of about
forty-rive years of aire and wearing a
light grey overcoat and soft hat. He was
about five feet nine inches in height.
The pair, he says, were quarreling, and
he heard Miss Ging say in a loud tone
of voice, "Not by any means." lie did
not at the time know that the woman
was Catherine Ging, but he identified
the remains yesterday as those of the
woman he saw at the place indicated.
11. I>. Wilson, a liveryman, who re
sides at Kenwood, says that he was
driving borne Monday night ami that
behind him was a carriage, which passed
him somewhere on flennepin avenue,
lie heard the man and woman in this
carriage talking very loudly, so looked
at them. He paid especial attention to
the rig, endeavoring to recall to mem
ory what stable it belonged to, tor he
saw that it was a livery lie. The next
morning he read of the murder, and the
description of the horse and carriage
convinced him the rie was the very one
which he met on llennepin avenue.
He is not sure that he could recognize
the man who occupied the carriage with
the woman.
Ylieorlo* in Plenty.
There was no end to the theories
sprung last night. One of them in
volved a quartette of voting fellows,
who are known to be a little fast and at
their wits' ends for ready cash. It
would be folly and even ridiculous to
print all the theories and rumors heard
on the street and worked up by
aspiring- "sleuth hounds." It was
shown yesterday that Miss Ging had
taken all her money from the
Trust company's vault. A key to the
vault box was found among' the effects
in the dead woman's room. The box
was opened, and found to be empty. It
was also proved that Hay ward and Miss
Uiug visited Bar&Va cafe during last
The Ging Mystery Unsolved. !\
Ivßs Again Defeats Schaafer, %
The Gasolhe Lighting Contract.
School Attendance Steadily Gaining
Saturday afternoon, and it was then she
took out the roll of bills, amounting to
f'2,(X)O. Spencer, the head waiter, says
that lie saw the money, and heard Hay
ward say she was foolish to display such
a large amount. Hayward said yester*
day she must havo had $12,010 with her
when she was kilied.
The police yesterday were busied In
pasting together fragments of the note
found in Catherine's waste basket. Tha
note is partially put together, and it was
stated last night that it was signed with
tne initial "K." It refers to a friend
from St. Louis the writer la desirous
slie should meet. Up to last
night every person suspected to have
been Implicated in the horrible affaii
had proved an alibi, and the police feel
themselves ■•bafti.-d." They worked
upon Uoosman. the liveryman, to a con
siderable extent, and found that he told
a great many conflicting stories con*
eeruinc his connection w;tu the affair,
which was the letting of the horse to
Miss Gin?. It appears that he managed
to mix himself up to no small extent.
W. Jl. Dennis, the architect, who has
an office in the Boston block, was at the
central station last night closeted with
the oflieiais. He statea that he had on
several occasions seen a man, a stranger
to him, wait for Miss Ghie at the en
trance to the Syndicate block. Whea
she came down the two would walk up
street together. The man was about
middle age and had an iron-gray mus*
tache. Last week Mr. Dennis was in
St. Paul, and saw the stranger and Miss
(Jing coming out of Magee'4 restaurant
A portion of another note found ia
Miss tiing's waste basket was pasted to
gethei last night, and the words traiuod
the sentence "I canuot marry you."
He Has Something to Say fop
Hayward was released from police
surveillance yesterday morning at 11
o'clock, and the mayor, wuo has been
conducting the "star session," was
obliged to admit that his first theory
was wrong. The mayor in this case, a*
in others of a similar nature, usurped
the authority of the courts and rele*
gated to the rear liis entire police force.
The mayor was so enthusiastic over his
"theories" and desire to "get to the bot
tom of the facts," that be refused to
allow even his cliief of poiica to tak©
pint in the -'sweating process.'" Hay
ward explained yesterday the signing
over of the two insurance policies to
him by Miss (ring. One of the
policies is in the Travelers' Life Insur
ance company tor 15.000, and the other
tor the same amount is held by the New
York Life Insurance company, ilia
policies were taken out recently, and
the signing of them over to Mr. Hay
ward occurred on Wednesday, Nov. 28.
Hayward says he gave her a loan of
§7.u00, and he was also to secure a mort
gage on the stock after she had pur
chased the gouus for her millinery es
tablishment. This was the reason that
there was no mortgage on record. He
said he called on the agent of trie North
western Mutual Life Insurance com
pany some time ago on behalf of Miss
Giwt to inquire about placing a policy
on her life. He was informed that the
company did not insure women, so he
let the roatter drop. He weut there as
a favor to Miss Ging.
After his release from the "sweat
box" Mr. Hayward said that he was
fully aware that he need not have sub
mitted to such a rigid inquisition, but
he did it because he considered it the
best thin* under the circumstances. He
realized that suspicion would naturally
be directed towards him, being one of
her most intimate male friends aud one
who had had money relations with her.
lie said also that he was of the opinion
that something might come out that
would prove valuable in unraveling the
case. In referring to the reports of the
hisrhway robbery which occurred early
last summer, in which Miss Ging, Miss
Vetter and Hayward were concerned,
he said:
"The reports of the hold-up which oo
curred near the scene or this murder
last summer, and in which Miss Ginc,
Miss Velter and I were concerned, are
all incorrect, and it is even hinted that
1 was interested in baring it done. As
a matter of fact, 1 was the only oue that
lost anything to speak of. Nothing was
taken from Miss Ging, but she dropped
a diamond ear ring in the leaves while
taking it out or her ear to hide it in her
mouth, as she did her other valuables.
Miss Vetter lost a ring with a very
small diamond in It that was not worth
over HO, and 1 lost a gold watch ana $46
iv money. It is also stated that before
1 knew of the facts of the case L said at
the lock-up that 1 knew Miss Gilig had
been murdered for her money. That is
not true. Both the jailer and the driver
of the wagon had told me all about it
before 1 said a word, and then 1 said
it was for her money that she was mur
dered. There seems to ue some ques
tion as to my having paid Miss liing the
money as 1 stated, but that is easily dis
posed of. 1 paid the money in each in
stance in my office at the Oueida block,
anil when 1 paid her the $7,000 Jack:
VVetherspoon, the elevator man of the
block, and C. A. Blixt, engineer of the
Uzark building, were there as w;t»
And Took Care That Hay ward Did
Wot Learn Them.
During yesterday afternoon Miss Ire
land, the niece ot the murdered wo*
man, was seen at police headquarters*
She said that her aunt told her on sev
eral occasions to tell Mr. Hay ward if
he called to see her that she did not
know where she had gone. There was
a sort of tacit understanding between
the two women that Hay ward was not
to know Miss Ging's whereabouts when
she went out. He called on Miss Ging
last Saturday evening, according to the
niece, and they remained in the room
talking Tor some time. He appeared to
be angry, for he talked loudly, and
she apparent was endeavoring 10
pacify him. Miss Ireland said, how*
ever, that she thought they were only
It being askea if she was Bars that
.Miss Unit; intended to open another
place of business, the young laiiy saJd:
"Why, of course I am. 'She talked
about it ollen, and had even made some
plans In regard to it. She had talked to
some of the gtrls about it. an.l they ad
vised her to start in risriit away, as
goods could be bought cheap now, when
business was so dull. She said she
thought she would make immediate ar
rangements, and she had me write to
my other aunt, her twin sister, in Au
burn, X. V., asking her to come out aud
go in U»o business with her; and as
moot of this I have my aunt's answer,
staling thai she would come mil. nut
ContiximMl 011 Tliirtl rajje.

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