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1 Picturesque California IS DKVOTED TO THE GAME REGIONS OF THE SACRAMENTO. VOLUME LXXV.-NO. 1:37. BLOOD IS SHED. War in Earnest for the Army. DEFENDING THE TRAIN Deputy Marshals Make the Attack. REPULSED BY THE SOLDIERS And Their Rifles Captured and Destroyed. THE TRAIN STILL ROLLINd ON. A Number of People Wounded in the Battle, but Strange to Say No One Was Killed. Tacoma, ADril 25— A special to the Ledger from Allen C. Mason, a prominent citizen of Tacouia who was at Billings yes terday morning on the west-bouud train, says: About 1 o'clock this morning the Coxey contingent from Butte, 600 strong, wearing tricolor badges, relied into Bil lings on sixteen frelghtcars loaded on top and inside and with flage living, followed closely by a train containing United States Maishals. The west-bouud passenger train was laid out thirteen hours, fearing to run up against them, and went on a side track hall a mile beiow town. The Coxey train is apparently having its own way. A\ Columbus the railroad offi cials had obstructed the track last night, but the Coxeyites removed the obstruc tions, pulled through and replaced them. On arriving at Billings Leader Cunning ham, from the top of a rear car, was ad dressing the large crowd collected, when about fifteen Deputy Marshals marched past under arms to capture the engine. Tne crowd surged forward and around the Marshals, while tne Coxeyites from their train euyed the Marshals, warning them to commit no violence. Tne ensineer, though under cover of rifles, refused to leave the cab. when bang, ten or a dozen times, went the rifles. Tue Coxeyites charged and wrested must of the guns irom the Marshals, who retreated under the protection of their revolvers, nnng occasionally. "Kill them! Hang them I" shouted the Coxeyites, who saw one of their crowd on top of the train with blood streaming from a wound on the forehead. Several depu ties ran, followed by tbe c r owd huriini? stones and lnuiug several of the deputies, who were driven, back to the train nar rowly escaping a violent death. The Coxeyites smashed the captured rifles in pieces over iha railroad rails. The action of the Marshals in shooting in the miscellaneous crowd is severely con demned as foolhardy, and one citizen was shot through the lungs, but will recover. There were no fatalities. One man was shot through the vest over the heart, hav ine m narrow escape.. The Billines people furnished the Coxey itea with an abundant supply of provisions, and after speeches by the leaders. Cun- j nlngtiam and Hogan, denouncing the depu ties as murderers, they violently captured a fresh engine and pulled out for the East, claiming the right of way. There was r live rooster on the engine, and a score of flags were flying. They expect trouble with the United States troops at Fort Eeogh. There is no drunkenness. The Deputy Marshals remained at Bill ings. It is a wonder that many were not killed. Considerable apprehension existed in Tacoma to-day in regard to the Industrial Army movement. It was feared that the armies of Tacoma and Seattle, which will center at Meeker Junction in a few days, \ would seize a train and start East. Prompt action on the part of the Federal authori ties is doing much to dispel this fear. About fity Deputy Marshals were sworn In to-day, in compliance with the orders from the Circuit Court. Fourteen were sent to Meeker Junction, and the rest placed about the depot, yards and at the Edison carsbops. "Jumbo" Cantwell, general of the Ta coma army, said to-night in a speech that he would fool 'em yet and take the army £ast on the cars. "We're none too good to steal a train." said he. Superintendent Dickinson of the Northern Pacific says the company will transport none of the army. The Federal authorities announce that they can secure force enough to prevent any stolen train getting out of the State if one is stolen. Seattle. Wash., April 25.— The North west Industrial Array, 618 strong, marched out of town to-night after dark, first mak ing a grand demonstration on the principal streets, wnicb were packed with people to see them depart. They marched to South Seattle, four miles, and camped lor the night in a church and several deserted store buildinss. Commander Shepard says the men will ! be marched to Puyallnp, thirty miie3 di tant, where he says a train will be taken, lie refusps to state how he expects to get transportation, but admits that the North ern Pacific has refused to give It. Portl>n-d. April 25.— Portland's In dustrial Army, numbering about 500, is camped tv-night at Troutdale, a village on the Union Parifir, eighteen miles east of this city. They started out early thi morning from this city with theevident in tention of capturing the early morning Union Pacific mixed train, but they were foiled in this by the c mpany. The train usually carries a number of freiglitcars, ana long before it started the army began climbing into the boxcars, but the engineer quietly switched off the passenger coaches, leaving the Indus trials in the yard. The reyiul.tr overland ' Union Pacific train went out to-night carrying a dozen Deputy United states Marshals, who will endeavor to keeD the Industrials from in terfering with lie train at Troutrtale. Alvtut sixty recruits arrived from the nouth this morning on the Southern Piscific. They, with a few stiaeeler-, have gone into chimp »eir the Southera Pariti' ;arshops. The Un on Pacific ■ ffi i 'Is say they will look t<> Federal au horities to protect their property. Tboutdale, Or., April 25.— Portland's The Morning Call. Industrial Army arrived here shortly be fore 7 o'clock this evening, a sorry lookn* lot, having been drenched to the skin by a heavy rain. The Union Meat Company furnished meat, and the merchants con tributed flour and potatoes for their even ing meal. Most of the army are quartered in an old livery stable, and the remainder, sought shelter in a vacant house. The men are quiet and order!)', and have made n . calculations, so far, to capture the Union Pacific train to-night. This place has but 400 inhabitants, and cannot feed the army for any length of time. The army re ired early. Two heavy | freight trains passed through at 9:30 P. m. without an attempt bei g made to stop them. The army will undoubtedly make an iittrmpt to take a train to-morrow, but the railroad company is determined not to carry them. A carload of special officers passed through ahead of the freights to circumvent any move the industrials might make. Sax Bernardino, April Colonel Vinette and his seven comrades of the Industrial Army, now confined in jail on the charge of attempting to evade the pay ment of railroad fares and also incit ing riot, were to-day brought be fore the Superior Court on a writ of habeas corpus as to the first charge. The court ordered the defend ant-)' dismissal on the ground that the complaints did not state facts sufficient to' constitute a public offense. On the second charge the writs were dismissed and the defendants were remanded to the custody of the Sheriff pending their trial before tba Suoerior Cour'. . Riverside. April 25.— A dispatch has been, received from Sheriff Swope of Beaumont, Cal., to the effect that the In dustrial Army, 126 strong, is camped thereto-night. The residents of Beaumont ' give them enough food for supper and ' breakfast to-morrow morning. All trains are guarded and employes ! have strict orders not to let the men ride. So far they are well behaved. WILL NEVER PASS KEOGH. Every Man at His Post and the Train Must Be Stopped. St. Paul, Minn., April 25.— Hoean's army of Coxeyites from Butte, Mont., reached Columbus fifty miles this side of Livingston, and went into camp. , Marshal W. A. Leigh, with a force of dei>utle», overtook the stolen train at Columbus early tn-day. When the deputies reached Columbus they found 500 sturdy miners determined to proceed. The Northern Pacific officials were advised of the situa tion and ordered that no attempt be made to stop imp train at Columbus. General Manager Keudrick of the Northern Pacific conferred with Colonel Swain, command ing this department of the United States army, and it was decided to attempt to stop the train and se'ze the men at Fort Kecgh, near Miles City, and trnoos have been ordered to seize the train on its arrival there. Colonel Mason of the Third Infantry, commanding at Fort Snelling, has been ordered to hold his entire command in readiness to move at a moment's notice, and similar orders have been sent to all military posts in the Northwest. It is thought possible that the Coxeyites may net past Fort Keogn. In that event the troops will be ordered out. A Miles City (Mont.) special to the Dis patch says the Montana contingent of Coxey's army will not go further East than Fort Keogh, owing to the orders to the military at the fort. The army is now at Billings and a dispatch just received here says that they have captured seventy-five United Sta es Deputy Marshals who had followed them from Butie. Superinten dent Finn of the Montana division is here and will attend to the stopping of the train at Keogh. Hogan, in command of the Coxeyites, had wired Finn that he would want his private car to go East from Miles City, and Finn will be on hand to explain the interruption in the pro gramme. The garrison at Fort Keogh consists of 500 men with a gatling battery, and Col onel Pace will cute his orders. The probability is that the army will be re turned to Butte under a military escort. Private advices in this city state that in the fight between the deputies and the Coxeyites to-day no one was killed, but I that three or four were wounded. No names are given. Helena. Mont., April 25.— At 11 o'clock the Butte contingent of Coxey's army was thirty miles from Fort Keogh, and indica tions now are that they will meet with a very warm reception at that place, pro viding they make any resistance. Colonel Page in command has issued strict orders to have every man at his post, and even .the Indian company was prepared to take an active part. The impression here is that an attempt will be made to pass Fort Keogh at some late hour in the night, but Colonel P ge, with the assistance of the railroad officials, is prepared for this, and the Coxsyites will never pass Koogb. Washington, April 25. — The strong hand of the National Government has been extended to check the Coxeyites who seized the train at Butte, Mont Colonel Swain, in command of the Department of Dakota, has been instructed by telegraph to intercept the mob and restore the rail road property. There are sufficient forces of the United States troops at St. Paul and Bismarck, and the train eeizers will be stopped atone of these points. The peculiar movement throughout the West has aroused the ap | prehension of the national authorities. Further trespass upon vested rights and good order will probably be severely re pressed whenever the United States laws are violated. - KELLY IS UNNERVED. He Deplored the Conflict With the Montana Authorities. Atlantic, lowa. April 25. — Peace reigned to-day at the fair grounds, where Kelly's Industrial Army was camped. Kelly absolutely refuses to recognize his recalcitrant officer, Spead. The Sacra mento men were seemingly anxious for a test of strength with the Kellyiteg. Both leaders were kept busy preventing per sonal conflicts. The march to D«s Molnes will begin to-morrow. Kelly was shown an Associated Press dispatch from Wash ington stating that the Government had practically decided to intervene with the commonweal movement. "I do not see now they could reach such a decision," he said, "but if they hav> we will make a test case. We. are peaceful, un armed men, and will never attend to cope with the Government forces. Our battle nm-tbe fought in the courts."'; When shown the Associated Press dis- Pa eh telling of a fight at Billings. Kelly was deeply affected. "This is awful," he Bald. "I fear our SAN FRANCISCO, THURSDAY MORNING, APRIL 2f>, 1894. cause is ruined. Bloodshed is wrong; re. distance to the authorities is wr«ng; it is all wrong. We are reduced to the level of a mob. The militia maybe called out at any moment to stop our progress. Thi* gives them an excuse to regard us as law less. I would give my life to have this day's work undone. There is no excuse for the actiou of those Montana men. I d ( >n't know them and have not been in communication with them, but I did not Believe they would resort to bloodshed." Spead talked in the same strain and wept freely over tbe intelligence. He, too, feared his cause would be injured. EXPLAINING ITS ACTION. Why the Troops A'ere Ordered to Stop the Train. Washington, April 25.— As there h»s been mauilested already in Congress a dis position to criticize the President's action in ordering ih> United States troops to stop Hogan's train, it may be proper to set forth the facts that influenced the executive branch of the Government in this matter. First, it appears the II nan party. 500 strong, applied to the Nortnern Pacific Railroad authorities for transportation free to Washington. This was refused by the receivers. Then the men broke Into a roundhouse, captured an engine and made up a train. At this stage the rail road authorities applied for ami obtained from the Federal court an injunction to restrain them. The authority for this was the fact thftt the rnilroad was now in the hands of the United States, and the courts will be responsible for its management through a receiver. The H "ganites disre garded tbe injunction and the court issueo writs of arrest against them fur contetnp of court. When the United States Mar shal sought to serve this wtii he, with his deputies, was locked up by the Hoganites and the party ran away with the train, headed for Washington. Finding themselves unable with the re sources at their command to carry out the lawful processes of the court, the Judge ana the United States Marshal telegraphed for aid to Attorney-General Olney. The latter saw the Piesident last night, and General Scbofield was called into the con sultatmn. It was soon settled that there was warrantable necessity for executive action. The property seized wns within Federal control and the mob had resisted the mandates of the Federal courts. Sec tions 5297 to 5316 of the Revised Statutes authorizes the use of Federal troops to sup presi insurrections, rebellions and con spiracies, which prevent the enforcement by judicial processor civil proceedings of the laws of the United States. There was no ground for the interference of the Governor or State authorities of Moutana, for the matier was an offense against the Federal statutes and the vio lation of the orders of a Federal court. S > there was no recourse but to the Presi dent, and no course open to him save to maintain the law, and the usual civil pro cess having failed through the Marshal's inability to control, the solution remained to direct the United States troops to en force that process. He, therefore, issued orders to Colonel Swayne to intercept the law-breakers, arrest them and turn them over to the United States Marshal for such action and punishment as tbe court may prescribe. The Northern Pacific line, over which the Buganites must pass to come East, runs through the boundaries of the mili tary post at Fort Keogh, Montana, and this point was selected for the arrest, to make sure the Hoganites should not pass beyond the Montana line, where the juris diction of United States Marshal Bode would sfrip. Fortunately this piint is one of the strongest garrisons in the North west, comprising about 500 men. ISSUED A PROCLAMATION. Organizations of the Home Reserve to Be Made. Denver, April 25.— Coxey's Home Ee serve held another meeting in Lincoln Park this afternoon. There was a much larger crowd in attendance than at yester day's meeting and many women were present. After several speeches the fol lowing proclamation was ordered pub lished: To nil honest, patriotic and law-abiding citizen* of the United State* of America: In view of threatened violence, suffering, hunger aud privations of the Industrial Army, tne peaceable conduct >nd character of Its mem bers, and constitutional rights of Amei leans to peacefully assemble, all American cirlzens are appealed to. In the name of the Almigh y God, the constitution of the Unit -d States, humanity, law and Jusiice, to organize at once in every city, town and Camlet, tlirmignout this land, a home re-ei ye of Coxev's army, who^e aim and object shall be to see that thU constitutional right Is not abridged or in any manner later feied with. Let your armies be composed of noue but patriotic and conservative men. Properly officer all companies and regiments and drill for work. NO BROTHERHOOD THERE. Oakland and San Francisco Indus trials Part Company. Oakland, April 25.— The tw« com panies of the Industrial Army that left Oakland and returned on Monday are still in town. All negot ations made with the object of securing transportation from this city, or sympathy in it, have thus far failed. The San Francisco and Oakland com panies have parted. The Oakl.->nders yes terday deposed their officers, and made Dr. F. Denning Smith colonel. Smith had been downed by General Barker, and the coup that restored t im yesterday was somewhat shrewd. First, a meeting was announced and everybody marched out of the barn. Then the Oak landers were formed into line, marched back in ag^in, leaving the San Francisco contingent out in the cold. General Barker admitted that he had been outgeneraled, and throwing his men Into line marched up Broadway to some vacant stores, between Second and Third streets, wnich ho to.k possession of in the name of the cause. Henceforth it is war between the two sections. The San Francisco people must secure their own supplies, which will not be easy on tbe enemy's soil. PEFFER'S NEW BILL. A Million Dollars' Worth of Work for the Unemployed. Washington, April 25.— The committee on public .-oinfort held a meeting at the Coxey headquarters this afternoon at which it was decided to ask each of the newspapers of the city to receive donations to the funds which will be devoted to the subsistence of the Commonweal while in this city. One member of the committee, A. Trotina, who is a skilled musician In the Marine band, handed in his resgna sion at the suggestion of his commanding officer, Captain Murphy, who thought it was unwise for an enlisted mnn to identify him-ielf prominently with this movement. Georae Francis Train is expected t -mor row, and R v. M. K. Cross of the Primi tive Apostolic Church of G id, who is a vouok minister, has advertised that he will deliver a discourse on Sunday night for ihe benefit of the Commonwealers m the decidedly unscriptural theme, "Damned Pools." Senator Peffer to-day introduced another bill to provide work for the unemployed In the D strict of Columbia. The bill pro vides for the improvement ot the public grounds of Wis.iiogtou by laying out and making walks, wagonwav«, and by the opening up of highway* where^r ceded in the district, and for the improvement of those already provided. The work is to be done under the supervision of a commis sion composed of "he Senate and House Committee on the District of Columbia, wl b Senator Harris as its chairman. Per sons in the District who have no other em ployment are to be employed for the wage* ol 81 50 a day of eight hours, anil $1,000, --000 will be apuropnated. THE POPULISTS CONFERRING. What They Will Do With Coxey and His Army. Washington, April 25— The Popu list Senators ana Re resen.atives in Congress were in caucus to-night at the Populist beailquaaters from 8:30 until 10 o'clock to reach an understanding as to the Populist attitude toward the on coming Coxey army. There were iresent Senators Stew art of Nevada and Allen of Ne braska, and Representatives Pence ;uid Bell rf Colorado; Bell and Harris of Kansas, Boen of Minnesota, K<m and Mt-Keighan of Nebraska. Chair man Taubeueck of the national committee was also presen'. Tne C"Key movement was discussed. While there w>s no indorsement of the movement the speakers urged it was the legitimate and natural outcome of national legislation. Senator Stewart urged, with bis usual vigor, that the "gold anarchists" were responsible for the popular uprising. GROVER STILL GOES DRIVING. But He Is Worried Over the Camp of the Industrials. Washington. April 25.— Although re ports have b>-en current that the White House guards had been re-enfoned. President Cleveland was seen driving througn the principal streets of the city in an oieo carriage, with only the colored driver on the box. A matter which gives the President concern was the permission which the local real estate dealer gave Coxey to encamp in Wood ley Park, which adjoins the President's country place. HILL WAS CAUTIOUS. The Railway President Not to Be Fooled. He Is Now Conferring With the Men Whom He Is Certain Repre sent His Employes. St. Paul, Minn., Aoril 25.— The com mittee from the American R ilway Union that Is trying to arrange the wage schedule on the Great X rthern spent all the day with President Hill trying to convince that officer that they were the regularly accred ited representatives of his employes, but the day ended without their object having been attained. There are thirty-three members of the cnmmittep, coming from all branches of the road, and Mr. Hill went over the pay rolls of the company in the first place to fina whether the men were as they claimed, employes of the company. This maiter being settled the question was whether they represented all ->f the coemployes. Mr. Hill explained ho did not wishTo settle ihe matter with them and then find that they were not what they claimed and have to settle the difficulties all over again. Mr. Hill wanted the men to go back to work pending a settlement of the differences. This last su»jg»Bti<>n was promptly negatived by President Debs of the union, who annomced the men did not propose to do anything until tbe whole trouble was srml <l (or good. When the committee came together in this conference they presented the de mands that they considered necessary to be accepted before they would consider any proposals to resume work. These de mands include a re urn to the scale of wages in force prior t> last August; that the switchmen at Helena and Great Fails receive tbe same pay as those at Butte; that the management pledge them selves to sign tbe schedule of wages in force prior to last August; that if neces sary to reduce expenses the hours be re duced instead of men being discharged. The conference will be resumed in the morning. THE STRIKE IS COMPLETE. One Company Concedes and Signs the Scale Demanded. Uiuoxtown, Pa., April 25.— The na tional coke strike is practically complete in the Connellsville region in its entirety. The authorities have taken a position that will almost certainly in volve an outbreak if persisted In. It is held the strikers in assembling to bring out the men who persist in workintz are guilty of assemblage for un lawful purposes and can be legally dispersed by force. The strikers swear they will not surrender their rigtiis to bold meetings. So far as their means will allow they are buying arms, and dealers report that quantities of ammunition has has been sold yesterday and o-day. Uniontown. Pa., April 25.— The strik ers score'! me first victory last night, ttin Atlas Coke Company sfgning the scale. demanded by the Scot'dale convention. ♦ ■ Arguing About the Seals. Washington, April 25.— Secretary Car lisle will give a hearing Monday to J. C. Carter, counsel for the North American Commercial Company, on Questions in regard to the Bering Sea matter. One question is the llabili y of the Gov ernment for losses sustained bythecon pany by scaling down the number of skins that might be taken under the existing contract. Th« contract authorized the takiug of 100,000 -kins per ye»r, but since tin- complication nro«e with the Hritisii Government this number was reduced wo. t I last year the maximum was 7500 Another question to be discussed is the number ot skins which may be taken tbe coming season. FIRM FOR SILVER. Harrison to the Indiana Republicans. ITS CAUSE MUST PREVAIL. Other Nations : Will Be Forced to Accept It. THEN PROSPERITY WILL RETURN The Convention Applauds the Senti ment and Places a Silver Plank in Its Platform. Indianapolis, Anril 25.— One thousand seven hundred au<i ti teen delegates are in attendance at the Republican State con vention. It was called to order at 10 o'clock by State Chairman Gnwdv. There were 6000 people in Tomlinson Hall. The picture of ex-President Harrison was sus pended immediately ab ye the chairman'-* desk. The pictures of Secretary Blame, the late Governor Morton, Governor Me- Kinlev and of Presidents Garfieid, Lincoln ■md Grant also adorned the walls. Great bands of tri-colored bunting crossed and r- crossed the hall. In front of the presid ing officer's chair was a large eilded eagle. The band played popular airs, and the the bursts of applause were frequent. When the venerable presiding officer, •^-Secretary of the Navy Richard W. Thompson, tame on the stage the conven tion cheered him lustily, and before the echo of Dr. Coulla's prayer had subsided, a lusty-lunged delegate cried "Hurrah for Harrison." The rales of the Fifty-first Congress, as adopted and applied by Thomas Reed and lately indorsed by the present Congress, were adopted to govern the convention. When Chairman Thompson rose to de liver his address he was unable to proceed for several minutes owing to the applause. Be deplored the present condition of affairs and charged it to the misgovern ment of the party in power. Ex-President Harrison followed and handkerchiefs were waved and the audi ence arose cheering. Mr. Harrison spoke of the existing trade depression, saying: "I believe to-day that all tne tumult of this wild sea would be stilled as by the voice of omnipotence if the grand industrial and commercial classes of this country could know to-day that there would be no at tempt to strike down protection in Ameri can legislation. [Applause.] "The Republican party is friendly to the restitution of silver to a place of honor ; among the money metals of the world, [Applause. J Some of my friends in the West thought I was uttering new aoctrices when I declared that I believed theirs use of silver upon an international agree ment that would assure its continued equality with gold would do more than anything I know of, save the establish ment of the protection principle, to brine again prosperity to our commerce. [Ap plause.] "The. trouble upon this question has been that some of our Western friends . would not receive any man as the friend of silver who believed that we could not coin it freely and maintain its parity with gold. They should hare been more liberal. I believe to-day that we can see in England, the nation that has stood most strongly against the larger use of silver, and In Ger many, a nation that has followed Ensland, the clear indications of a growth of a senti ment for an international agreement upon this question. It is increasing in power and I believe if rightly and wisely en couraged and directed from America, it will finally bring other nations by the compulsion of their own necessities into accord with us upon this subject." [Ap plause.] Mr. Harrison closed with a warning to Republicans' against over-confidence, in which he said there was grave danger to the successes of the party. The platform adopted reaffirms faith In the principles of the Republican party, and continues: "The administration. of President Harri son and the Congressional legislation of the Republican party were wise, pure and patriotic, and we point to the marked contrast between the home and foreign policies of that adm stration Hnd the pres ent travesty on government inflicted on the whole people. We denounce the unwise and unpatriotic action of the Democratic party in attempting to eliminate the re ciprocity principles from the tariff system, thereby closing the large foreign market to the products of the American farmers and depressing all interest. "We denounce the present attempt of the Democratic Congress to overthrow and destroy the American industrial system, a course that, with the general f«ar of a violent readjustment of the country's busi ness to a free -trade basis, has in creased the national debt and plunged the country into a most disastrous busi ness depression, and filled our broad laud with free soup-houses and food markets. "We believe in a currency composed of gold, silver and paoer, readily convertible at a fixed standard of value, aud entirely under the national control, and we favor the imposition of increased tariff duties upon imports from all countries which op pose the coinage of silver upon a basis to be determined by an International congress for.such a purpose. "We denounce the avowed purpose of the Democratic party to restore an era of wildcat money. "We believe in a liberal construction of our pension laws, and condemn the unjust policy of the present administration, de priving the country's defenders of what they richly deserve." . The platform 'was enthusiastically re ceived, and after it had been adopted the convention settled down to the work of making nominations for State officers. THINKS WE WON'T CARE. English Peers Comment on the Situ ation in Samoa. London, Aprl! 25.— Commenting on the Sanioan question, the Globe says it may be 'ioubted whether the Government at Washington will raise mucti objection to he annexation of Samoa by Great Brit .in. According to the Gl.be, the Hawaiian mat ter showed public opinion In the United States greatly opposed to mixing in Pacific politics. The Globe adds that whatever course is eveniually taken, it is absolutely essential that it have the united sanction of the three powers. ENGLAND WANTS TO KNOW. The Nicaraguan Government Asked to Explain. Loxdost, April 25.— Great Britain ha" asked I Nicaragua an explanation of the withdrawal of the exequatur of the British Consul at Greytown. The ex-quatur of Mr. Bingham was withdrawn on April 2 at the same time as 'hat of United Statex Consul Braida. The N caraguan Government complains that Mr. B nghaiu and Mr. Brama had acted, together with the colonel commander of the Britttb warship Cleopatra, in a way which imperiled the rights of Nicaragua in the Mo<quito territory, and it was there fore decided that they must go. The Nica raguan acting S cretary of Stare, when the •-xeqnaturs were withdrawn, wrote long letters of explanation to the American Minister and to British Minister Gosling. EACH KILLED HIS MAN. A Duel in Mexico Is Fatal to Both Parties. Hermosillo, M> xico, April 25.— A &en sa lonai double murder is repmt-d is re ported from the D >a Cabezas mining camp, in this State. Jack Redding and David Harper, wealthy and prominent mining men. met and quarreled over a business which ih^y agreed to settle with their re volvers. B"th men fired at the same in stant and both were shot dead in their tracks. They had been partners for a number of years and until t heir fatal quar rel had always been fa«t friends. IS ASKED TO RETURN. Legitime Can No Longer Be Called an Outlaw. President Hippolyte Forgives His Former Enemy and Invites Him Back to Hayti.; New York, Ar>ril 25.— The latest news papers from Port-au-Prince, Bayti, bring news of au unusual character. Instead of tales of ruu'def and revolution, L'Opinion N* i l.i. 11 ii; e prints in very large and black type the announcement that President Iliptolyte has forgiven his old enemy, Legitime, and has invited him to return to Haiti, and that he has furthermore urged he Chamber to vote a pension to Legitime nn tbt ground that Legitime Is an ex -President if the Black ReDublie. The reconciliation is apparently genuine and complete, for the Hippolytes in the Cabinet are offeiing a welcome tn the exile. Legitime has been living in King ston, Jamaict, ever since he was over thrown by Hppolyte in 1885. For some time he plotted to overthrow the latter, but fina!ly be abandoned it and lived iv quiet, and the leading of the malcontents passed into the hands of General Manigat, likewise an exile at Kingston. The political inducem ents whiih urged Hippolyte to become reconciled to his old enemy are doubtless that he makes him self by this means more secure in power. His adherents are mostly in the northern provinces of the islands, while Lt*aitime is very strong in the south. It is now understood, although the Haytien racers do not say so, thai Legitime will be Presi dent in 1897, when Hippolyte's term ex pires. Meanwhile the latter will be se cured from Legitime's plottings, and both can use their influence to defeat the scbeb.es of General Manigat and his fol lowers. WISCONSIN'S GRAND ARMY. Hundreds of Thousands Spent in Charity During the Year. Janesville, Wis., April 25— Impor tant cnanges were recommended by the department officers in their reports* betore the tw<nty-eightb annual encampment of the Wi-consin Grand Army of the Re public to-diiy. The attendance was full? 600, and will be swelled to 1000 by further arrivals. Commander E. A. Shores an nounced in his nummary of the year's w< rk that about $414,000 nad been spent in charity l>y the Wiscousin p sts during the past year. The solid front presented by the order here and in other States had done much to repress unfriendly pensii n legislation, Commander Shores Insisted. Adjutant-Genpnd Sampson reported a decrease in active membership during the last year ot 331. Four times as many as were niu terml in have died during the year, hut 1100 were put on the roll as sus pended. A radical alteration In the i rac tice concerning suspension was demanded so i bat the dues of men who are unable to pay might be remitted. Afternoon instead of evening meetings were recommended in forming districts. fi>th commander and adjutant made a plea for a permanent headquarters. Caleb Watrous of Milwau kee and Captain L. K. Billings of Riiine land are in the lead for t'e cnmmander sbip. Captain Mangan of Fond dv Lac and Captain Richard Carey are tbe other candidates. NOTHING BUT DEFICIT. The Union Pacific Railway's Report for Last Year. Boston, April 25. — The fourteenth an nual u,t c inu of the stockholders in the Union Pacific Railway Company was held here to-day. The report of the directors shows a dpfioit f'»r the year on the whole system o 1 $2,595,841, compared with a sur plus thr r fvious year of $2,006,757. The heavy Ue.iease wa< due to the silver crisis, t!ie failure of the Kansas wheat crop and the general prostration of business. The control of the stock is going abroad. The Oregon Short Line and the Utah Northern show a deficit of $238,356 m com pared with a surplus in 1892 of $744,660. The deficit for the Oregon Railway aud Navigation system was $199,459 in 1893, compared with 51.5G4.44l in 1892. Endifott P^nbody of Bn«tnn was substi tuted for H. H. Cook i»l New York in the board of directors, ami Gordon Dexter of Boston for bis father. F. Gordon Dexter. A Fortune Awaits Them. New York, April 25.— The American Consul in Leipsic, Germany, hag Informed Mayor Wanser of Jersey City that there is a fortune in Germany awalling two boys. Herninn aivi Charlps Hahn, regarding whom inform >tion issoueht. The commu nication states that Reinhold Hahn, the father of the hoys, died in Jers»-v City, i> 1876, when the bnys wpre 2 and 3 years of Hge respectively. Tne property is lelt them by tboir grandmother. SHIPS THAT PASS IN THE NIGHT. DODO Jk DODO Wvsms rv 200 other choice VJ^ IS9 200 other choice selections. N^/Wj*^ selections. SEE BOOK LIST, PAGE 10. .; PRICE FIVE CENTS HE HAD HIS PRICE. An Indiana Juror's Bold Proposition. HE WOULD HANQ THE JURY. And All This Was to Be for a Consideration. MADE A SENSAI ION IN THE COURT His Plans Were Betrayed, and Ho Must Now Pay the Penalty for His Venality. Indianapolis, April 25.— The trial of Frank and I'ercival Coffin and A. S. Reed of the Indianapolis Cabinet Company, for aiding T. P. lituehey, president of the Indianapolis Bank, in wrecking mat in stitution, was resumed this afternoon. At noon Judge Biker announced that there was in his possession evidence that Juror Alvin Armstrong of Lawrence County had been guilty of conspiracy and corruption against the Government by at tempting to enter Into a compact with the defendants to hang the jury for a consid eration of $5000. The juror was arrested as lie sat in the box, the jury was dis charged and court adjourned until next Tuesday, when a new jury will he selected fiom the May venire and the sensational case will be commenced again. It has already cost the Government $0000, which is lost. The details of the crime of Juror Arm strong were equally sensational and in volved Frank O. Stannard of Lawrence County, who was arrested at once as he sat as a delegate in the Republican State Convention, but a . square away. Arm strong and Stannard are neighboring farmers and stock-raisers in Lawrence County, and during the latter par' of last week, while both were at home, they met In Bedford and agreed that when they came to Indianapolis Monday Stannard was to see one of the Coffi -s and make an agreement that for $5000, to be equally divided between them, Armstrong would hang. the jury. They came to this city Sunday, and Mon day Stannard called upon one of the at or neys for the defense, at bis office, and asked to see one of the Coffins personally. Mr. Claypool, suspecting something, sent for F. A. Coffin, and after the two had re tired to a private room Stannard made his proposition on behalf of Armstrong, the juror. Coffin said tie doubted what he said, and must see his attorneys. Arranging another meeting with Stan nard and Armstrong that evening Coffin told his counsel what , had, happened, and they carried he news directly to Judge Baker of the United States District Court, who is trying the case. The court directed that the evidence against the two men be secured, so as to secure their conviction, and acting under this advice the meeting with Armstrong and Stannard was ar ranged for last night. A stenographer was present, and trie compact was duly completed and witnessed. Armstrong was to hang the jury, and, he and Stan nard were to each get $2500. Armed with this damning evidence the defendants and counsel laid the matter be fore the court this morning. He announced, the proof satisfactory, and as soon as the jury had been brought before him it was discharged, and Armstrong planed under arrest. At 2 o'clock he and Stannard were brought before the Judge and placed under 815,000 bonds to appear before him next Monday for trial and sentence. Staunard Is of the firm of stannard Bros., extensive stock-raiders of Lawrence County, president of the Big Six Fair As sociation, and secretary of the Bedford Fair and Trotting ' Association. He also is administrator of » big estate. UNDER THE FALLING WALLS. Seven Firemen Are Severely In jured at Memphis. Memphis. Aoril 25. — Seven firemen were severely injured by the falling timbers in a burning building at 185 Main street in this i-ity last night. The injured are: J. M. Doland, arm broken; .Mike Cleary, hrnised and internally injured; Jnhn Mooie. leg crushed; Richard Borrows burned aud bruised about the body and limbs; James Alonanan, arms crushed; Thomas Meredith, burned and injvred about the he>d; \Villiam VVhalen, boly ana leg crushed. The fire broke out in the feed and grain store of W. J. Chase and spread over the building in a few seconoa. The firemen were injured while carrying a hose up to the third story, but they bad scarcely reached tbe second floor when the building collapsed, burying them in the ruins. The loss on building and stock will not exceed §50.000 DO NOT EXPECT A STRIKE. 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