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STYTETCNTTI YEAR. OALAHA , WEDNESDAY AlOHNTNG , DECEMBER 22. 1880. NUMBER 187.
EM1N PACHA'S ' PLUCKY FIGHT A Kimarhftblc Man anil His Bravo Stand in Equatorial Africa , THE WORK FOR HIS RESCUE : . \V1int tlir lionilnn Oeosrnplilenl Soul- rty liitciuii to Do-Talus With Dnik Continent Trnvelcih Oilier rorclRn New" . Intelefltcil In lilt ) rate. in i > yi < < ; /it / IHV li'l Jnin'f doiifDiiIfntiflM LdxnoN , Dec. 21. I New York Ho.alJ CaDli'-Spcelal to the Hrnl Thu InUiest.felt by llrltlsh i'otniplicr' : > In the falo of Kmln 1'arha , who Is now making sncli a dcipcr- ntelybiave stand In equatorial Afnct , was well shown hj to-ilav's meeting ol tlio toun ril of the Keoftraphieal society nt theli looms near lliirlliic.ton Aicide. Xeailj eveij mem- her of the council vvas present , which Is n very nntisiml event. After hours of sharp discussion of the vaiiotis unites , the council drrldoil to adjourn nrtion until Stanleys nrilval to morrow shall ulve them the heiieht of his knovvleilKO of the subject. Alter the nicetlUK of the council vvas over 1 saw the ncntleman by whoso enteiptlse tliu project of relieving I'mln leached Its pie .enl stafe. ; He Is a wealthy merchant , identlllul with Afilcan research , but desirous of not bavin ; : his name used until tlieexpMltlon Is well under vvav. He said : "All the money needed for the expedition has been already raised and will be placed In .Stanley's bauds when he as- Mimes command.Ve wish to do as tlio lleiald did In its Livingstone expedition tell him herenroso ninny Ihousaml pounds ; K i and lind Kmin by the shoitest mid best w.iv. but choose jour own unite mid vonr < IVMI means. Wo shall have JLMU.OOO from the Kirj'ptlmi t'overnment. 'I lie rest we shall raise amen ourselves. I'lio amount aheadi lalsed well , that need not be mentioned. It Is all that is nerded " Many piouilncnl nnlhoiltlcs le ardln ; Alrlca whom I hao seen , the follow IIIR Inter views jrlvo tlio best Idea of the piej-enl posi tion of Afilca : sin JOHN KIKK r\i.Ks. At Pcven Oaks , near London. In a hoii'o of r African ctirlosliies , I loiind Sir .lolin Kiric , Hi Illsh consul general to Xan/ibar. A Item little talk about Kinin I'acha , who Is jieison- all ) known to Kirk , and for whom ho has the highest admiration , .Sir John Kavc mo an Idea of the condition ol atfahs on the Xan/i- bar coast. lie said : "I'min Pacha does not want to leave the Cential African piovlnce. He could at any time li-'ht ) his way out to Xati7ibar , butte to do this ho would bo compelled to leave behlud all the l vptlan oniclals with their families. These men would be at once killed , and the inovince thus would relapse Into barbirism under control of the slave traders. Kniln Is a man of ( ! or- ilon's stniiip , and will bo killed with his men rathei than deaeit them. llo is a verv re- iiiarKahlo man. Cut oil cnthely from Knro pean siipioitsiinoiindedon ) all sides bi povv- eriul enemies , ho mles several millions of natives with such visor and justice that they will light toi him even aftci they aio naked nnd destitute of all supplies. So far ho has beaten back the Malidi's toices fiom the noith , and pievented seiIons attacks by the slave traders fiom the east and south. His proviiuo Is \eiyrlch one , but so nnclvlli/ed that he colleot" his levenues In ivoiy , which ho Is forced to sell to tlio Aiab traders In older to obtain I'.uio- . pean cooiK In the midst of such 1 u country , with lighting on all sides of him , ho has taught the neinocs to weave cloth , make shoes and cultivate tobacco , lie has also made n natuial history collection of Kieat sclcntllie value. In one of his lales lettcih to mo ho sa > s ho Is out of sugar and ten and all l < iitopean supplies , andslioit uvcn of ammunition. Ho asked only for arsenic to emlile him to continue his natural nlstoij collection. Attei his ammunition Is ex hausted Kmin will bo unable to keep Inck the Mahdi's foiceu. The lotion neai him Is too jioDiilons to enable him to htht muskets and spears with speais nlone. As It Is now , his 4,000 negro tioops are mainly diesscd In skins. It would be lin- possible lei n miliiniy foico to fight its way thiouu-h to Kniln. An aimed eatavan , such as that Thomson used In colni ; thioiiKh this I'onnti ) , could easily ic.uh Kmin , but only b.v paylnc lilacknmil to tlionathes. Afilcan blackmail of tills typo Is much the same thlii ) ; , nTtei all , as > om Ameilean custom duties. The nesioes , In tact , aio i.ithei moio polite than join Aincilcanp , since the ) do not Insist on seatchiiu > om lun'saie when von cioss theli teiiitorv. Stanlej's ionic , liom the Xan/lbai coast , nvei Lake Victoila Naii7a , thiough the U diulii eotintiy , would be the best and iii'c | ! est way of teaching r.niln , if the KI UK of rnrandawero notaciucl drnpot upon whom not the least dcjiendence can be placed. When bo lieaul some months nto ! that r.mln was rctiunlnt : via Tuiroio to Uganda , the kins sent < x laigowar expedi tion , which killed 10.103 I'tiK'ora mvioea be- f ir they iieaul It vvas a talse icpott about Kmin , It Is trim the kln al lowed Dr. . ( linker to pass throiiuh tils rountiy fiom Kmin I'acln nn- harmed , but this was heeaiiMi Junker was poor and almost alone , and thcioloro not feared as comltiK to eat nn the countij. The uxpcMltion to relieve Hmlii must tm a laue ono. The suspicions of the Ulnt ; are certain to be roused b ) IthH/uandhy let t 'is also liom thu foielKti tmderc , who are nnxluus to pn'- vent Kimhunl taMns their place In central Afilca. Thrieare no laruo boats on 1/ike Victoila , liencii the cxi > edition would land In small detachments at I'vanda and be cut elf In detail , probably , 01 bo made planners on lauding. The Con 'o unite , bj MobuiKl or llljene , Isimposslbla. Onecan- not ilsk0) miles ol an absolutely unknown counliy , and no one b able to tell how many months Mich an expedition would take. lie- fides , it would bo neiessu > to bilnj ; porters liom Xan/llur , for the Con o negrues uro not tialiuU to that Mirt of woik. The Conuo Tioo htato depends L \en \ now upon Xtn/lb.u necroes foi labor. "IVlkln'sioute to the west and eolith of 1'iMHiii would be both Ions and daiiKeiou- . II would bo tluoneh maishcs , in u My conn- trj , foiblddlns the iisoof pack animals anil would be Ion0'exposed to att.uk fiom UVat I'Kandii , vvheio the l.liuis veiy povveiful. I'lioiiisun'sioute to the nuilheast of r.-anda , 1 icgaulas tliesho'ti t and > afi--l , a piaitl- * ral one , for camels 01 donkcjs could beu ed. It passes along a dlsliict WIIIMO ( ho King of I'lranda Is leait poueiful. Hy thU ronto 1 think Kimn could bo mil ) icaclit'd In el hi ntonlhs lunn Kn > - - land. .No , I woulit nut liku to a'U > ntogel them in a le& & ( line thin eltjht incmtlbnp ! - plloa must not bo luought from Hiu'land. A ? fabhlons clnneo , to in Afilea.Vlidn J ti.iv- fcd ! with | j\inci | > touove ot out braUsin TiipUnd , but fotild not Inulo the.'ii lot food , i tlio natives .said the ) vu'ie otd-fa bloiu-d 1'liey wanted new beads , rolltlcally , tlio it-orst thliiR that ivxdd ' Mich - hapK'ii to an ex- ( OditUm < vouIJ bMo have Its Ineiiibcr-j held This would lend to many compli- cations whcieas , If the ) were killed , it would only mean a ii"w expedition.1 rot OM.I. OKAS'I'S oriviov. Colonel J. S Cirant , the compuiion of Spol.u In many tiips IhiouKli etpiatorlal Africa , has just -tuine.l to his Orosvcnor Mirct hoii e from Holhnd , wheie helm ? not kept himself full.v Infoiincd icsnidini : the pioiio'ril expedition. He thouRht any loute possible for Stanley , but ho realh would pie- fei theeast cm-it route fioniXaii/lbarllirouch t'u'anda , wh'di ' Is quite well known , whereas liicie is mticii entli"ly new ciuntry fiom tlieCon o to Kmin. Asa nenraphcr ho would best Ilku to see Stanley take the long loute from the Conio to Kmin , it- tin n nit : bv the north of Uganda to \nlbir. . 'Ibis , if succe-jsful , would settle Kco rnph- leal points ol crcat Inleiest. An armed force would complicate untleis. It would bo fai bcttei to tiKe n smill toico and sub- mlt to all sorts of blaclum1 ! . tf no native wars weio ( joint ; on ho thoiicht they mi ht make the tup by vvaof Xan/ibar In even months from England. ( Irani thought Kmin could leave his jiroviuco when he wanted to. Ills life vvab appaicnth In no danger , even If his ammunition elves out , as his troops are moio Hccnslomed to htlitnllli ; speais than guns , if l.min had arsen'cal ' soap and ammunition he could 10- tain i ontiol ot his piovlnce Indclinitely. He acknowledged , howevei , that Kinlu , It lie left the province , must de'-eit the 1'cyptlan olllcial' , > vliosc half do/en wives mul endless number ot chlldi en It would not bo possible to hi Inc south ; also that his valuable scien- tilii collection would be lost In sudi an event. ASOlltl It IIA\ ! I 1.1 K'S V ll.WS. ( leneial ( loldsmld , the sreat reisian tiav- oiler , had also some expeiience In Alrica , when he was appointed cominiasioncr to Hie Congo b ) the l.inz of the llelgians. Although - though not knowing an ) tiling about tMe Mohm/i livci , he thoiiuht the /an/ibci coast lento to Kmin much bitter than the Congo loute , paitly becausu the conn- tiy between Xan/iber and I'nilii is well known b\ native tiaders , who could boencuRcd as guides , whllo the other loute has . .00 miles ol utterl ) unknow n countiy. U would bo useless to attempt to to thiough Uganda. OT the routes north nnd south of I'l anda lie tlionglu Thomson b noilhern loute the moio dangeious. ro.NCI 1 S10KS IIIC11I 1) . Takinu the opinions ol the best Infoimed expi'its as a guide , I think the following points ma > be accepted without question : r.niln Pacha Is now alive , but will die as Cordon did lathei than dcsnt his men It aid does not lomu In a few month" . It he dies live millions of people , whom hehaspaitl ) clviliicd , will telapbC Into baibaiiatn nnd the tranny of the slave hunteis. 'the factories for shoes and cloth established by Kmin will die with him. A lirltlbli expedition of some soil will undoubted ! ) attempt Kmin I'ach.i's icscue. The route will be fiom the X.uuib-u i coist , sklrtln ; ; eitlier noith 01 south Uganda land. In either vase considerable unexploied countiy must be ti.iveled tliionck. Six months after the expedition Is decided upon Is the minliiiiim allowed by the best t authoiitles for reachlnsr limin. The expedition will , in any case , be htrktly n mivato vcntuic , without olllclal negotiations. Two expeditions m ty very possibly Mart by diffeientroutes. The Kiulisli expedition will have a cnainntce ot t at least i'10,000 from a private committee of rich gentlemen. J'lie 10,000 offered this committee by the Koptian coveinment ; b given not for the icscue ot ] ] mlii , but for carrying dispatches and piobnbly ammunition to him. The commmittce Is n strong one , amply able to carry out the pinji-ct. One fact which hub hitherto stood groatlv In tlio way of such an : expedition is lint no socict ) 01 prominent Jlnulish public personage can be lonnected 1 wiih it for learof luit.iei invohiiu Knirland In Kgypttan and other Afucan difllculties In the event of the expedition beinj cut offer or by Its action In Kmlii't , countiy. The main object of all coneei ned Is lo leave 0s 0e whole matter in Stanley's hands pending ills arrival to-morrow. Kven the constitution of the committee is unsettled. Wlnita Personal Pi lend Haj . KniMit nun , Dec. JI | New \ ork Herald Cable Special to the HI.I : | I called to day on Dr. Itohoit W. Pelkln , who was lor man ) ) ears in Central Africa , and is now practicing medicine in Jaliiibut li. lie is n man of calm , earnest manners , who speaks quickly and alwai s to the point He said : "In JSTd Di , Kmin Hey was sent by Gor don to the equatorial province of Afiica as governor. When he took the post tl eie wan an annual dohclt ot i'W.OOO. In ihsi ne sent down 6,000Mirpliisrovenue. In iss ; ho vvas In Khartoum and offered to the authorities to to and make peace with the Maluli. They refused his help and told him to go back to his ] > iov ince , develop Hand piotect Its fion- ' tleis. Fiom that day to this ho nevei had ? nowsoioulers liom the J.L'Jtttian govein- uient noi supplies The last Jotlois rocel\eil fiom him at that time were dated March di i 1S8S , and weio addressed to niself r. 1'rom that day till a few weeks ago no news was heard , though there vvoui inanv Illinois that ho vvas dead. Tlnn there came to mo a letter from him dated December , isso , and another , the latest iece\od | dated .liilv , Ibss , imm Wundelal. ' 1 ho last mrived tlireo weeks ago , after mi oxtraordimilly lapid journey of lour mid a half months. These letters weio published and the autl slaver ) soclet ) ot London imme diately iH'tilioncd the Hriiish government to send an expedition for his lellef. This was foliovveitb.v a petition liom Hie council of , the Scottish GcoKraplilc.il hocietv asklni : tlio government to send a pacific relict e\M-d- | | tlon. Alxiut the same time Stanlev wrote to some H lends In this countiy offering to lead a government expedition for the relief of Kmin. Ills bcivlccs vveie olfcred grat uitously , and he also .said that should another , leader be chosen he would give JL50J to the expedition. The Hrltlt-h government consid I. ered the dllfeient ineniaiials and vveo foiced to take aitlon b ) events at Cairo , L'nkiiowii to them Dr. Schvvelnfoilli , the African tiavoler and a friend of Kuilnhion.lit ; great pressinu to bem upon thu Kgptian govern ment. 'Die ) raised Kmin lie ) lo the rank of pacha , so that he Is now Kmin 1'acha , thus icro nl/.lng Ids position and theli rcsponsi- bilil ) . The ) alsovotedi'lO.OOOto any expedi tion foi his icllef. i'lielr action altcied the matter loiisldoiably. The HiltUh trov- oinment had considered that Kmin had been lec.illcd and was lioldlng out auainst orders T'ds. ' however , Is not the tact , tor , on the testimony of Kncllsh nils- i-lonarles at I' anda , the letters of recall sent via / .anbirto Kmin were opened b ) King Mvvangtand dcstro.ved. The Hrilisli gov ernment then accepted the olfer ot cot lain private Individuals to equip a ichef expedi I- tion , with Stanley as the leader , tlio Ksrv , ji- Ii tlnn uiant to be given to ( hat expedition. "Mi. MacKinnon , a Glasgow merchant , Is supposed lo be chief among the oranla > r of this scho no. Witli him are some Manches ter merchants. Complications have arisen , foi , although Stanlov otlered to lead a gov ernment cx'j-edltlon , ho lias not vet con sented to lead a private expedition , 11 * has , it Is unde-rslood , o\H.-rIenced | some dlll'cult ' ) with his azcnt In Anifrlea , who Jried to pri'i vent him from breaking his lecturing con tract. If Mauley should be forced by Ills contract with the king of the Uolglans to go lirst and settle the Stank1) Palls outbreak ho could thenco. cioss through M ) am to Kmin. H ) this route , on the must favoiablo esti mate , the time taken to reach I'.mlti could not bo less tlnn twelve to fourteen months. An- othot unite proposed by Sl.uilov Is Hnoiigh t canda , lielior-iiij'byhlsptoviousknowlodge of tlie people lo get llnoiigh Hut the massa- eics of Christians which occulted In tlmt cotintr ) , the murilci of Hlshoji Itninington and the jotinjr king's Invcteralo disiike foi Kutopeans , make it certain that no small ex pedition could pass through thalcoiinti ) . In older to tight Its way through , the expedition would h vo to bo so laige that It would bo Im- poibleto equip It in time to relieve Kmin. Ill fact , It could not cot there lei eighteen months. The quickest louto is Thomson's , from Mninbnsa to TutKo , and could an expo- tlon be sent along this tonte It might icllevc Kmin in fem months fiom the sea coast. M ) own louto wnsiuoie snutheil ) , from Xan/i- bti to M'da Hum , M ICumhim , and the Mntnn/tjc. This Is gome umnd llio Uganda cotinti ) and some distance fiom it , passing through a teirltoiv iieshl ) declared to bo un- dei u detmaii piotectmato. Thomson's ionic goes thiotigh u teultoi ) nndei Kn llsh pio- tedoiate. M ) own louto was ba ed unun the anliciintion ol no government subsidy , and theieloic the snnpimil necessity of id- Ing cnllu-1) upon phllatithiopists and gco graphcrs , but now 1 f.ivoi Thomson's unite , "llio London ioy.il geojnaphleal society had a council meeting to-day , but il Is im probable the ) wllluiidcitakothooicanbatlon of nn expedition , noi Hpiobabloilio ) would suppoii all ) expedition vlatlio COIIRO. It Is understood"tin1) would piobabl ) vote 100 01 L'f.OO toward an expedition liom the east coast. The Milan scogiaphlc.il society has aiie.itly offered toco operate with the Scottish gcouiaplnoal societ ) In sending out nn expe dition , astlioj are most anxious foi the safety of tlieii Cantaln Casaitl , who is with , hinln I'acln. The Scottish gcostaphieal so- clotv Is anxious to secnie speedy lellef foi Kmin , and ie0'irds with satisfaction the picscnt scheme ot pilvate individuals , Stanlev , as the leadci , would get all the aid they can give him , pro vided ho will go by the quickest mute mid avoid lighting. Hut the ) would not lie satis- fled If his Is to bo a lighting 01 commercial expedition , tf that in an ) way lelauls icliot. Thomson , who is now in London , will , it is tindoistood , bo most piobibly sent on a pil- vate expedition li Staule ) cinnot go. Mean time It is foi otheis to take bteps. Wo will help as tar as we can , but if the piivate scheme falls through , then we will step In. Whatevei oxpedltion socs should eair ) relief by tlie eailk-st possible moment. Ahead ) the govcinment has dcacd ) , and nothing is lo be done until Junket arnvos in London. llo has been in Xun/ibai A foitnight , and lould have been telomaphed to. He leavos/aiutlni toda ) and will be heio in three weeks a loss ol hvo precious weeks. \ oiy probab ! ) this will bo Hie Gordon his tory over again , 'too late. ' Kmin , be II said , has ammunition cnoiuli to last him to the end ol the yiiai , provided he is not at tacked. Khe falls the result will be to Inud ovei to the slave dealeis a population ot 0,000,000 , Kmin Pacha having retained a province which Is r.eaily as huge as Europe intact from slavery. Both domestic slavciv and slave dealing have bean entnely abolished tneio since IbsO , while the people haul been taught the aits of weaving and cultivation and loads have been made. The people them selves have most valiantly defended tlieii Illicit ) against outside a-r ie-sion , but U ma ) be too late. " Dr. Kelkln is Kmin's Intimate fi lend niul therefore speaks vvitli waimth , but fiom an intimate knowledge of the tacts. AL'STillAN A .Minister tu He Appointed to This Country Soon. [ Cii } > l/ i'llitS' / ( . lin Jitincs ( lanluii IScnnrtl. ] VIKXN v , Dec. 21. [ New York Herald Cable Special to the Hii-.J Count Kalnok ) Mated ) cstorday.it an official interview lh.it ho would appoint a ministci at Washington befoie the end ol December. Count Kruf- sleln , who vvas iirM thought ol for the posi tion , will be sent elsewhere , piobibly to Munich. As the' oiintcss has not Iho ilghl to sixteen quartet IIIKS m had four genera tions f noble nneeslois , she cannot be ic- colvedat the com t at Vienna , and Ihoforekn odico thought It desirable to avoid anjtbini , ' tlmt might be mKconstincd in Wash ington society , wheie similai appoint- menlb bother poweis have befoie now made tiouble. In Vienna such Inequalities are by no means uncommon , and when the late U iron Haymeile vvas appointed mlnistci of toieign atr.uihii sj > ecial exception had lo be made lo allow his wife to appeal at court. The nercssily of any vvliitewashtns ot Hal on Schaeller , late nnnlstci at Washington , as put loith In dispatches from Washington , causes much amusement hero as a pecullail ) \meilcan Idea. H.non Schaeirei has retired , alter a long career , on lull pay , and ucelvcd bcftldes , as is usual is such cases , the giand AuiIcMi ot the Older of PtiinclsJosopn. CO.NM i. .IONAB' Ai-roiNrvn sr. The appointment ol .Mi. Jonas as Consul at 1'ragne has been formall ) notlhed to the Aus trian government which has pi utilised to uivohtm his exoqnatui at once. I'cihap * It Is too much to expect nowad.osol the Individual - ual tofiaetlhco himself for tlio benefit of his country , but It could bn wlsh'd that Mr. Jonas would bo satisfied with the rehabltation of ills good name by the with- draw al of all objis-tlons to him and would resign. Ho would thus sen coin political as well as onrcommeiclal interest * better than by eoing to 1'iague. Ho has already become a bone of contention in Hohemin , and the Tchcchs regal d his new appointment as a triumph over the Germans. He will need to bo very circumspect In his conduct to avoid snaies and dlllictilllos. Since his appointment was first made the consulate at 1'iague is , pecuniarily , a loss desirable post , as ( lie establishment ot a comineiclal agency at Helchembiirc has deprived U of much of Its lies. 1111,11 niKi.t.vn IVIIOHI vii \ . At the piesent moment feeling In Holiemla Is running hlglii'i than over on account of the discussion of the question of the lan guage to bo taught In the schools. Kveii In Vienna It is Impossible to keep Gcimanand Itohemlaii sonants In the same household. A ( ierman-tecling otllclal. not llklnc tils lio- hcmlan namoot Vojac ck , has just had It changed by the proper authorities into Lang , w hkh is certainly pleasanter to the ear. The Naiadny Llsty thoordei ot thooiing tchcch paity , calls on all good patnots who ma ) nnfoiInnately have German names , to Holie- mlanUe them at once. It would Ira haul to inducetl.e veteran statesman , Di Jlleger , to such a bteii. Hut he Is just now in dls- giace , as being too Gcinmii and not Slavic enough to sympath Ue w lib Kiissia , In Hun- tary such changes of name are of dallv oc- curictice. It is mentioned as a sublime In spiration of n great Hungarian orator that be fore entering public llfe.ho became known as liaii ) instead of lialbschup. Tlio I'resuleni NoniiiiiUCH- WASIIIXOTOV , Dec. Sl.-'llui president to-day sent the nomination of Adolard liner- non to Le lolkxtoi ol customs lor tindu > tjlct olMiiinuota. THE MORMONS AND GEN FILES A Bitter Fight Between the Two Factions in the House Lobby , AWAITING TUCKER'S RETURN Sonntor Jioj'aii'rtJjtrtiKSlc With Itlicu nintlitn Aollte Itullrnnd Opposi- tn I lie Inter-Mute Coin- llillCapital.New . Contest Inu flic niliuunils 55111. \V \ vsiiiMtTDN , Doc. JI. 1 Special IVlegiam to the Ur.r.l There is a bitter umloicurront light uoing On heio bolween the roues of the mill MormiMi and Moinion lejne-enl itivcs. The former nte stilvlng In evei ) possible wi ) to have fie Kdmunds bill pass the house at this session , while the Moimon lobby arc tiing to prevent It llaiidoiuli Tuckei's nbsonco fiom the house at tills llmo dellglits the Moinion cohoits because he , as c'laliman of the house judicial ) committee , has ehaigo of the senate hill. I'hc lieu < ocimmltteohave all unanimously deflated In favot of the bill and instiiicled llanpolph Pucki'i to repot t it , lint Mi. Tuckei Is not here The Moimons are spending tlieii money frcel ) lor inltiion- tal ! lobbyists to defeat Hie hill. They have In theli omnlo ) some ot the most noted lavv- ) cis of this city , who mo aelhel ) at woik In behall of tlielr clients. These men , who stand so high in theli urofcsslon and society , and who would blush did tlieii wives and ilauglitcis know Hie ) were woikinir lor the dovv nfall of woman under the guise of Mor- monisni , me seen almost daily at the eapllol. Tlio gentiles know them , but the congiessmen listen to theli vvouls. At present all " -eems well with the Moimons. To-moirow the house adjourns for the holl- da ) iccess. Randolph Tucket , who 1-as the bill In charge , is absent , and there mo but two months moio nt tills session and the chance Is with them. Hut still the gentiles aie not dUcouragrd. Among those heie who aie lighting lei the bill mo A. .M Umnette and wile , of Utah ; Kate TicM and her tiiends , ( loveinor West , Mi. Uascomb. and a con veiled Moimon who is used as a liightful example. H costs something to keep the lepiesent itivcs heni and to mo l w hat ex penses they h ue. The gentiles of Utah sulk- scribe each 50 icnts pel week lei the ex penses ot their iciircjontatlves hcie. Aftet the iccess theio will be a brief light made foi the passage ol the bill and vvitli much chance of success. S ! -S.VTOIt I.OOA.VS lillKUMATISVi. 'I he attack of rheumatism which has con- lined tsenatoi Logan to Ills house toi some days Is very slow in yielding to treatment and has develoited into a veiy ptinlul ail ment. Heu'lnnlne In one of the senator's hands , iheumatisin aitacked othei parts ot Ids bed ) and Is now giving him grcal piin in his knees and legs .Kverv movement ot his body Is attended with soveio pain. Two phsielans have chmce of the patient. While the senatoi's condition has not alarmed his tamll ) they have bfien somewhat nneisy at the stubbornness of the attack. Thlsnioining , however , ho was decidedly bettoi. He en- jONcd a splendid night's icst and the sleep was of gu-at benefit to him , tATioN Arrivm. It will be the tactics of the opposition In the senate to til ? conference report on the inter-state common o bill to delay action , and the pi aspects are of success. The measure cannot be disposed of in the upper blanch of congiess until some time In January. The lalhoads have in the city a very .strong lobby again.sl tlio bill , and it will become despeiato when the bill gets on the desk ot the speaker of the house. Hv the middle ot Jannaiy thoiuwillbo a great lush of appiopriatlon bills , and those who can bo Induced to with hold suppoit of 01 in a weak manner only endoiso the bill , will be glad to take the push ot appromlatlons as siifllcleiit excuse lei postponing action. It is picttvsatoto say that 11 the bill can host nod oil In the house until attet the fust ol rebruaiy the chances of defeating Its pissagc will bo equal to Its success. It IIHS been many joiis since a mo isiuo vvas before eonmess which elicited so much activity on the pirtof coipmalions. Monmso.N's ins U-POIM MI \ r. "H Is not likely. " said a colleague of Mr. Moirlson , "that there will bo such a foimidu- ble iiiov pinenl for a reduction ot the tai ill for some time to come as was made on Satuidav last. Mheic Is no vvav of concealing the tact that the tarill rotoiuieis have been so badl ) iiippledbytliodefe.it of Mr. MonlMin th.it they w III not recover during the next session ofcongicss. Of COUIFC , an etloit will bo made to > : ct tlnotiKh the house a bill to 10- term the tail IV , and the men who voted toi lons'deiation of the Moiiison bill on .Sat uidav will suppoit It ; vet tlio anti-tailtl 10- loimeis will be as stioni ; in the Til I let h con- giess as tliey nro In this one and since the remiblicans and aiiti-reioim democrats in tend lo consolidate on : i bill afloitintc intei- n.il revenue and intended to thwart tailll rc- loim the ) cui dpfeal anv ineahiiio .MoriisonS 1 1 lends mav put foi waul. " .Mi. Moinson , " continued the member , "was woefnll ) stirpilu-d and disappointed at . and in the voteto considei his bill , llo , at Hist ten davs betoioho made his motion- believed some tiade would be cllec'tcd which would give hint a majorit ) . Two ot Unco das betoie the motion was made It began to look dubious. His Information liom the Internal revenue lolorim-rs vvas such as to lead him to believe that he stood no chance ol huccess at all. I lomembei to havebeen with him onoihi ) when a newspa per man asked him what he thought would bo the outcome of his motion. He wasveiv much dlsheai toned and replied : "If 1 wanted toglvoMHia shoil answei \\oiildsaytliatl I did not know , and did not care n d n. " 1 know something ol Mi. Moiii-on's feel MIL'S at that moment and can sav that he nevei was so disheaitened In his woik. When the first call ol the lioiiso was made and a tie wns developed 1 looked I haul into Mr. .Moiiison's ' hue. lie was bowlldored. Most men would have looked icjokoil. When the ucall was made and Mi. Carlisle voted , glvini ; a nia- jorlt ) of ono , tlieie was a look ol ; r.iln ( ! < Io uithcr than exultation in Mi. MonKon's lace , He .seemed to doubt tlio outcome. When the final lObiilt wat > aiinminced and it was M en that the inoasuu ) vVonld not bo coiihldeml , 1 am quite sure that If Mi. Monlson had been asked what ho thought of taritf rofoi m he would have civ en the answer Indicated to the nuwspapci ooirospomlent without oil ) icservo Mr , Moiiison will cer tainly push ahead Ids pilnclples In this di- loctlon , and ) on may be Mint that hU follow- 01 s will tnkii no back Btop , even II the outlook iii not encouraging. ' ' ruKiriuri : AOAivsr II.VICOIA. It is not prob.ililo that anthing will he done at this cosshm with the vailous InlK looklnj ; towards Iho admission to statehood ol Dakota , Washington , .Montana and one or two other territories. The uxlraordiniiiy cvpiesslons of desire ot statehood being made by the citizens ot Dakota seeming to Intensify the ileteiininatlon ol thu majoilt ) in the house not to have the bill foi that territory passed. The elfoet ut the demand of Dakot i appears to bo something like the red ting before the untamed bovine , and It makes them veiy nnd to heai the word Dakota. The object ot the hoiisti committee on terntoiles In piling up so man ) bills foi new states Is to disgust the house and Hie lountr ) with the Mihjcit , It Is conieded b ) ever ) ODD that action cannot bo taken upon oneot these bills without action on the othei.s , nnd it Is&iiango that , although U is proposed to lake in tlueo demociatio territories with Dakota , which Is lepnbllcan , the maluiity In the house oppose the proposition while the mlnorit ) to a man advocate it. A new house may have less prejudice against Dakota. rojnsf ! M.VI : IOIIIAI rim's Congioss adjouins on the -lib of March next and will not convene until December. ThU leaves a season ot rest loverini ; nine months. A majoilty of the senator * have nothing to do dm Ing iccoss and preparations1 are being made foi jaunts Spiclal lotn- mlttces me proposed lei the purpose of visitIng - Ing Canada and elsewlieie to look Into thn hsheries question , mid to Mexico to investi gate our diplomatic lo.latlons with tl'.ut re public. It is > ery likely that the latter prop- osltlanwlll prevail , as an Imprtsskin i-xMs in thohenaio thafuc niateand fiosh Infiii- matloii concerning Aiiiuim alfaits in Mex ice and on Hie fOlilhwestern boultr is very much needed , Such Hips cost , the govern ment trom S30.000 to s\uoi oich. A spccia 1 committee made inquiries rnncernlni : tlio lishorles question last summci , nnd It may bo tlmt another committee will not be autiior- i/ed to make another Journey In tlmt direc tion , but us vci.v little useful Information was ilean"d ; bv the committee's work a slinng lulil will bo made foi another It IP. It Isbellived lint Hip soiioiis aifitatlon and In- vestlgatlon ! of the subjicts at this time nienis veiy vlgoroiH woik upon them when congress meets next winter iir Kdwaul ,1. Spaliling , Fomlhcixaliyi wInWvas ptoiuotod lasj spline fiom the Sren ondoavaliv , has been lelnncil liom dutv at Port lluttehuca and ouleied lo Poit Me- Dowoll. Ail/onn. Lieutenant Powlmttin Claik , Tenth cavaliv. ! 1m relieved the adjutant ol his regi ment ns recruiting olllcoi at Port Giant. Ail- 7ona. < Lieutenant Clatk Is a ) oung olllcoi who nude himself famous last summei dm- Itiirthetncho cnmpilgn b ) dashini : back under a h'-av v tire to CMIIY o.vvav unaldrd a wounded non-commisslonod olllcu. \ini ) leavesgiantcd : Colonel Natlnn A. .M. Dudl ) . Piisfcavn'r.v , Pint Cnstoi. Mon- tann I , from Doceiubei " ' 1 , v\ith poi mission to applv for ono moi , ( h's oxten'ion ' ; Majoi1 - iiiond P. Kockwoll , niniloiiuastci. M I'anl , until ( | .Innnaiv ft ; Major .1. 1 * . llakor , pay- nnslci , 1'oit Lcavenvvoith , until .lannii ) H > ; Pirst Lieutenant Joliu A. Luiidcen , Ponith aitlllciy. Poll Wancn , Boston Haibor , twelve davs : Plrsi Llontentnt Geoico H. 1'nddock. Kitlh cavaliv. Poll Loavonvvoilh , one moiilh ; L'eutcnant ' Klmoi W. llubbaul , Piist nrtlllety , Poll Canb ) , Oio on , one month. i * v u MS TO wi "mix INV rvions Patents weio today iSMied foi in ventors In Nebraska and Iowa at. fol lows : John II. Hennctt , Xew 11 inipton , la. , lion plow : Klnle ) P. . Heiison. Like 1'aik , la .animal poke ; William K. Dlppert , DCS . Voines , la. , haute ; , lames Ilock-inir , Denton , Xeb. . semper ; CrusMathew's , Anamosa , la. , breid toistei ; Alex MeKen/ie , Klklioin , Neb , sleeve button ; Lillet Mohr. Howard Center , la. , velocipede ; Wlnslow K. Parsons , Wateiloo. la , rullllng attachment foi sewing machine. AUMU'II D 10 1M1\CT1C1. . K/ckl Porr.v.of Hcdtoul , la. , and Vililnm II. Vanllect , or Keosauqtia. la. , nave hi on nil- milled lo piactlce before the Inteilm depait- incut. . in.vr.nsi . Scciolary Lamar , In the tlmbei cultuio con test of 1'iinco vs Wadsworth , liom HioC.iand Island district , has inverted the decision ol the locil ollice made .liilv 10. issr , holdinc Wadswoith onti ) foi cancellation , and dliccts that It airain be iclnstnted. A i-inirioN moM MINMSII us. Senator MnndeiMin Inlioduced n petition to-day b.gnod b ) sixty-nine minlsteis , lopre- scnting 5OJO membeis of the Noi Hi 1'latle coufcioncoof the M. K. church , in lavoi ol the passage ol the Chinese . . indemnity bill. - i > i A Ponl" Mule Tragedy. Ni w Yoiiit. Dec. 21. [ Special Telivram to the Hni. . ] The jmlico hero aio expecting the capture of W. L. Hlngham , the Noith Carolina lina deal mute , who Is suspected ol the miii- dci of his bcliothcd , Li//ie Puilington. Hingham is passionate by natiiio and jealous in Hie extiome , with a decided tendency to insanit ) . Miss Piullnuton wasthomation ot the deaf mute depaitmcnl of the Ninth Caiolina state as\lum ot deif mutes aid blind. She and I3Ingham weie loimeily pupils theio , but the lattei completed Ids edu cation at the Institution at Carminsville , N. V. They arranged to be married next .tune. Thursday Hlniiham went to Ualclgh. diow S100 , bought a knife , secured a marriage li cense , givinz the age of each as twenty- three , then diove about the city till ho met Miss Turlington. As she did not icappoat at the institute It was supposed she Mad eloped wlthl Jin cliam. Later It was dlscov- cied they had taken u train as far as Gieens- boro. Yesteulay It wasleained Hlngliam had reappeared at Caiminsvillo , cra/v' , but had disappeared after thieateninc to shoot Piol. ( ioodvvin. of Council HIuIVs , whom ho be lieved to boa iival. The police have been inching the woods near Gieensboro lei Hie missing girl , but so lai without success , ultlioiu'ii the people them believe she has. been muuleicd by Hiinzliam because she 10. fused lo main him until the appointed time It Is believed Hin lnin is still in the neigh : borhood of the city nnd nny be captutod but iiossibl ) ma ) havcgone to Council Hlulls. A Svvlnillor KallH. NhW YoitK , Doc. 21 ISpccial Telcgiam to the Hri : . ] Wall stieet wassuinilsed by an- othei of tlio e ei lines which stntle b ) their vei ) boldness , \osteulay. Aboul5 ! o'clock a neatly dressed voting man pie = ented hlm- self at thoofiicoot I. it S Wormscr with a note ic'juesting them to lend Van Schalck Co. SOO shares ol Holding , woilh ovci SIT.OOO. Aicommnjiiig the it-quest vvas a i heck foi moie than the value ol the stock , diavvn nn the Chemiing Yalle ) bank to the indei of Van Scbakk .v Co , endoifcd bv them. Woiinsoi's cashiei was n litllo MIS- nicioiih , nnd M-nt a iiies'oimei bo ) andcleik to Van Schalck t Co.'s ollico and told them the ) iniild have the stock but would pictei ' ' Van'-ihak-k's own check. The fact was then dinoou-ied that the slfn.ituieo wore forgeik . Tlio svvindlei made good Ins escape. A Hail Ilrecil ol' AnioriciliiH. Xovv YOIIK , Dec. "Jl. ( Special Telegram to the Hi r.l The U oild ? .is th.it duiinirtlic addicssbyDr Avelingat the woikliiKinen's liecieadini ; moms last night , the Knulish f-ocial.ht was asked b ) an audlloi what dlirei- cmce there was between the Anieik.in and Knglihh aiistocracv. He said ho thought the Ameilean uppoi classes had no bleeding wlmtovei and In lait wore the vvoist Inedof people bo over met , Tlio Kngllsh nobility ceitalnl ) had bu-edinu' with all their nitmci- ous faults. AM'ling concluded In savniKtliat he had never met such fiighttnilv 111 hied people as dnilni ; his llfleen weeks' stav In liist-clasij American hotels. Anntlicr Kirn in Gnlvi-nuni. Gi \ i.siov , Dec. 2i. A ills istions til o Inoko out about U o'clock this morning , in the residence portion of the clt ) on avenue K. between Twont.v-flrst and Twontv-second sticclH. This section ol tlio citv Is almost ex clusively wooden buildings , ' 1 ho hie smead with uroat rapidity , owing to the watet In the elsleins in Hie vicinity betomiiu ex hausted. Hefoio the tlamos vveiu contiolled tins ) had swept ovot Hie gioatoi poilions of two squires , burning twentv oluht dvvellinu.s and two irrocery stores. Totil kxs esti mated liom shO,000 to S100,0W ! ; about f. ' Later osflniates plaon the loss at &Ui , Oi)0. ) The total iiisinaiuo aggu-gates sr/.ooj. l/ynoliei'.s on Cliinril , ClNflN vn. Dio.'Jl. William Mus-cl , tlio nun derei of Daniel Chrisliimn , al Katon ( ) . , wabairosted at Gieencastle , Ind. While belni ; taken to Katon about noon to-day ho eamo near belnir 1) nihed. The ofllceis got him intoacaiiia''o and drove to the jail , whom theio was u trowd ot 'M men , ) elling , "kill him ; " "shoot him. " A insh was made foi Hie piUoner b ) theciowd , who weio kept Jj.iek by the olliccrs diawing their Hohei.Anotiiei ! ifToil was made to get Mussel altei ho was placed in jail , which failed lei laik ol oiganl/ation. The uovvd still lingeru about the jail. A l < Ynuiliilciil rail lire , .Niw : Yunit , Dec. 21. In the special term of the siipieine cotiit to-day. .Indgo Van Hi lint gave a decision that the assignment ol the tlnn of Kosbiith S. Marx iV Co. , Maiden Line jevM'lliis and diamond dialeis , made In September. IbsJi , was null and .void , lie- aside on those urounds. 'I lo firm vvas lom- posed of three biotheis , Kossiilb , Adolphus and .lacob .Maiv. The firm failed in that month lei ovei loooOOJ. The lallure ere- ated coiisldciablee.xcitemeut , both lieu-and abtuad. ilnlin Ituaoli'rt .New Itiislnpss. Ni.vv Vonit , Dec 21A reiUlicato of m 001 porathHi of the .Morgan Ijon woil.s wns Uled to-day , The Ini-jjj i.itois. ate Jihn Hoacli , Gairett Uoarh , * tei hen W. Itoadi. Tin-capital i Sl0.ou : > . It nunina-t Jrcs and repairs steam ingines , uuiicrs und nia- chlii eiy. > i : no our.AN I/.A t ION. A Pi r % entire Mortsnrc CAimlnj ; c-ltoinont In Smith Carolina. Cil vilt riox. S. C" , Dec.L i Telegram to the Urr. I \bill now before the let-Mature to prevent the or anl/itlon ot coloicd laboters in the nsilcultuial sections into the Knight * of Labor is causing a meat commotion among the Icadeis of the eoloiod people of the state. lev. ! ,1. W. UlToul. ' white ) , one of the most Intelllgenl pie.toheis of : HIP state , has Issued an nddtc s In which hosavs | , tint this bill has lor Its aim the gilndnig down nnd dilvlnir to thowullol ncmolaboiois. In elosinc his addiess Mr. On ordsas : "Piom a stmidpo nt of oquli ) . roiisldeiing the enomiisttncos smiounillni ! all laboicis , the mvsio Is the must oxcusiblo in forin'nc ' an oKani/ntion ot n legal kind tobetlei his condition. Do white people iui- amne that , bv tlneals. they can loopawav fiom the nogioes.u'entsoi uiiil/oi < , and In thlswav b.v loice keep them In Ibis state 01 pievent tliem being oigani/ed lot mutual jiintoetlon'.1 II < o they icckon without their host. I'liocieat iliawbaok to negiooslies in the tact of their lie'nc ' too easllv alis- lied The sli ) locks ol this slate toda ) aie the I minors , vvlio want crops made and catli- oiod without piini ; a icasoimblc pi lee lot Inbor. Thry can lediico v\aaes to the lowest point , nnd if the ) me asked foi jtist'co ' It is refused , mid when the nivioos orguni/o tin muluil piotoction , this Is lobe prniounc'd Illocnl. at'd vvhod.no to icsist is to be tncarcoiated In inlson. Soutli Caiolina , ) om gloiious lUg Hails in the dust. II the white people dcslio acontcntoit poi uli- tlonof laboieis.let them give the negiocs tali tieatment. They will have no dcsiio to go away. No tilluicmcnts can chaim them away. The tiuth Is , Hie tieatmont llio negro laboieis me roieiving has Inoiit'lit them into abject povcit ) . Noehaimool condition 01 counti ) can Inliii ; them to avvoi so condition ; hence Hie ) are easii ) peismded away In sediiethe piomises of cmigiiition mients Sliould the bill now pendlni : bciomu a law thcie will be a w holes lie cmigiatlon fiom the state. There Is a class ot men tint gctncaui the he.nt and the sviupnthies ot the nesroes than an ) othei. Hitheito the Influence ot this class has been used to keep them here mid l.ope foi bcltei things and times. When tlie negio pie ichors of the gos | el s.iv. to then Hocks : 'ArKo and let us go. ' theio will be a walling In South Cmolin Unchels wocplnir tholi childicn and iefiisng | to be comtoiled. " Matthews' Soconil Noinln.itlon. Wvsntsdiov , Dec 'JL The nomination of James C. Matthews , ( coloicd ) to be lecoidei of deeds foi the Dlstilclol Colum bia , which vvas one of those sent to the sen ate to dav , was icfoiicd to tlie committee on the Dlstilct of Columbia. It is , said to hive been accompvnied bv a message liom the president giving his reasons lei endim ; in n second time the name of a man whose nomination had once been rejected It is repnitedtliat the message nftoi reciting the fact ol the hist nomination and rejection , states tlmt a lame nuiubci of poisons In the district Ind conceived a prejudice against Matthews , vvhiih fact doubtless influenced the action of the senate ; that Matthews had now been in Hie ollico seveial months mid had moved his capacity b ) rescuing the n cords of tlio ollico Irom loss mid Illegibility , mid that his imnagemcnt of tlie ollico had had the olfect ol removing much tlio opposi tion which loimeily existed. Tor these reasons , and piotesslng an cat nest deslio to co opciato in securing for colored men just recognition , ho ventures In the utmost good faith to send in the nomination again , dis claiming. hovover , any intention of ques tioning the previous action ot ihosenalo In the premises , Why SlomoiiVnn Cmrvoo , Doc. ' - ! . George Slosson , the biiliaul cxpoit , svvoio out a wairant tills evening against , I. K. Pellows , scciotaiy of thcTobey Kuinituro company , ch.nging him with peijtny , mid proposes to begin civil pro ceedings to-moiiow a..iinst Hi it company for lieav.v . damages , claiming that on l-'nday , while testing niul nciving hliiis"ll toi the championship contest vvitli Jacob Schaelcr , a deputy sheiill and lawor called at his bil- liaid hall and said the ) had an attachment ayalnst him lor ? 100dno theTobcv company lot household finnitine. Altei a boated col loom tin- deputy and lawyer loft to confei with the linn , and said the ) would leiinn latoi. Slosson remained in Ins hall until limn lor llio match to begin. I ID was ox- ces-ively nervous , suscctlng , n plotand fcai- ing the attiuhment would bn solved in Hie presence nl the audic-nte. Hy 10:30 : ho felt moio aleise and stcadil ) impioved in ins playin. . but e mid not Ihen i.veitakc his op. poncnt In time to w In iho name. He claims Pellows commlttid neijmv in sweating In ( Sluuson ) . was.li.iiidnlentlv citincaling lib piopeil ) mid peison lo evade pi ) uient of thn ' " -'to- - - 'to'I - _ 'I hree YeiiiH Km- W Vsliisi.iox , Dee 'ilSni.itm Saiilsbinv to day intiidncod a liili piovidiiu'that alter an ) alien''hall have us.ded in the L'nitcd Slates lei three jeaishoniay pic-sent Ills i -l ! tl'ili lei admission to ciL/citship. 1'pon pie sentatlon ot the petition the < ourt shall gi vnt a leitilicalo stating Hie l.icts. wlieu-npou the petitionci shall tie snbji i ted to all the duties ot citl/cnshii | and have all i uhls thereof , ex cept that ho shall not In "itt'tlod to vote nntl two voiirfhavo elapsed Horn the tssiiamcn ! Ids cortlllc.ito No pel son shall be admltto to eitl/enship who cannot speal. tin-Ln.lish language. Tim NVvv Yuri. Di.v < ooils MncKel. Ni w Ynitit. lf-o. 'il 'Iho exports of do mestle cottons tlio just week has been T.J.i packages , valued at ? i7"i,0) ) ( ) against l.S.'t pad.agos valued at &I11 ( XU ) the same vvcil liiHteai , mid foi Hm expired poi lion of the vcai a total -Js.p.O , compared with Itir.M ! in the peilod last veai and M.T ! ' ! pika'es tin the coliospondingtlme In ] ss.i. the-laurosi total In any pitixlous > e.n , Agents have undo prices ol ginghams us follows : N'oi- maiido , h' ' c : ( iiliutta , Wti ; The ueiu-ial maikit was quiet in dem ind , but iottor uoods were ui\ linn , Itnriu-il Down l ) > I'ird Ln 11.1 Hoi K. Vili. . Dec. ' 'I The newis , reieivcd irom Viloula , tin Inland town o ! Paulkncrcountv , this stale , to the effect thai about' ! o'clock yosteuhu iiioininf oveiy busl ness house in the oil ) was simiuianeousl ) so on lire and bin ned to Iho giound , Iniliullnc. the ho ins , cubs and outhouses of < iconic am 'I honnis Hauls , residing iibout halt a mill f i oin Viloiila , Nothing was savoil. Hauls biotlu rs losing meat qii itilllles ol toiii , ted dei , cotton seed , etc. Tim total loss Is about SlW.Otxi , Nobodv has been auostod vet , bit .suspicion lists on ono 01 two jtispicioimlmr alters. A Minncniiiilis Hunk l-'ailw. MINXI vi-oi is. Dec. Jl.-Tliopilvute bink ing house of O. ( ! . Hush A , Co. , siispeniieil pajment this morning. Liabilities nolc known. Tlio cinsonl the failmo Issaid t ( bo the necessity ot Hush to cany the pipci of Jackson A. Collins , owneis ol the I'niitai lion mine , on vvlih li he waendoised to tin extend ol s.ioo.M ( > 01 iKMMO. ? ( 'J ho haul llnelf is said to bo solvent , and Hush hiin-c ] is woitli at loa t TOOX ) . It is bclio > ed lie An.-ii clii.lh In .Mil w vt KI i , Dec. ' . ' 1 In the mitnlilpa couit Hits mom mi : the case of I'aul diatt kan. anaichlst , who is chau'ed with con tempt of com t in publishing sciniilous aili cles In the Albcitei Xi-ilnng , U'flcctiiiK ol the pu-idlng jiiiUi1 , all evideni u hliowed that the M'Linlloiis aitlcloaiid poem went vviltteii b ) Ldward Loew , late uty iditoi of tin Aibeitei Xt-aung , vvhu k-lt the ell ) tut-caiio nriesl. Juiliie Sloan H'liUiucd diuttl.an tu th if ) ih. ) ! > at baiil hiboi. ci'ons liiill.ins I'.ir loneil WASIIJM. I < A Deo. ' . ' 1.Fho pr < s dent toda ) gianUdii paulon in Hut ease ol L-impa Low Ich and Ilntct , threw I'inu Jmlians itpvv tindeigoiiua sriitonre of live ) i"Ui'lm In Itui AIU > UII Kii'teJU aiy assault uu jtwo uiutu men ju Jhaf territory lu MOST MYSTERIOUS MURDER , A Farmer Near Blair Shot Dovru in Oohl Blood. ASSASSINATED AT SUPPCRj The Pri'potrnfnr f lire Oreil .MnlicB Uontl UN IXutipo rr Wnteioik > i Sncoen IVsteil State Now * . Work of nn AHIT < S-I | IIIin. . Neb. , Dee. 'JI - ( Special to Hie Hit. ] A lioniblo and m.VsteiloiH tnunlor ocelli i od uboitl thico ml IPS east oC this place last night at the faim occupied by 11 , liutletischon , Tlie lacts so la < us ) oiir respondent unlit lenn fiom an ox- imillutlon ol Iho wife and the iioml'i-s are about as lollnws Iho amlly , consisting of hu lM"d vvllo ind loin children , the oldest about I've ' scars vcio silling nt the Mippct table at about 7 ( 'clock. The table was Mamiini ; ne.ii tlio oulhoiidoftholionseandnc.il M vviidow. The asstssln lired liom the outside threiu.li ho window , scndhic three bta'k shot m small bills Into the op ol the victim'1 * head , one passing liiouuh and lodging in the wall nn the oppo site side ol the loom. Death was liistantan- oils , the victim tailing loivvaul with his icad in Ids pltte. 'Iho assassin then inn noiind the house and Inoke In tlm leer and was met liv the vvllo ol the vlellm with whom ho tussled lei seine minutes , then iioakiiiK awav and intmlng Mis. Hiittcn- schon descidied Hie man a medium sl/ed , with a lull sandv beaul.l'he sis s'io saw iim walking on the lallioad ttaeU neai thn muse In tlieafleinoon wilb agnn. Nomotlvo an bo assigned. 1'nken iillogethei it is the uost m ) stei ions mid cold-bloodod iniiulcr that over occurred In this count ) I'hocuio- ici s jiii.v Is now holding an Inquest. Wiitcrvvorku Tom oil Plil MOM. Nlll ) . , DlV 'iISpOOlal \ III tllO Hn .1 I'lio Piomnnt oil ) council , Inn spe- ial session last night , sieooptod tlio \\atti- vvoiks sstom. 'llio final test was made ) is- Icnlay moininir. The conduct provided that tlnccoiiL'-ineh stieauis should ho thiovvn , 100 i"ct high n | the sunn time. Vn no- cnratu measurement ol tin1 streams by llio ed ) engineer developed the lui't that tiny wen-thrown Mom Hfl Ici'i to Hi loot , niul this | IM tel tin1 test wns decidedly sufsfae- tor\ , Those winks should luvo been com pleted upon thu 1st da ) ol Juno. lint they liauuliagcod along evei since lh.it tliin1 be cause : i suiiicient anniunt ot watci could not lie oiil.iincil. The oiiiinal eonticl lot thu well VMIS let to a local lontiadoi , vvluin ) il.in vvnsan entiioh new one. upon which lip tad just ictelvcdn patent 1'litsvull inllvil in tlio iiiantil | > 01 vvatci to lie I mulshed , niul nltci a treed 'I'o ' > dilly dull ViitfT on all sides the council were eom- iielleil to luUo the inattet into tholr own hands. They vme planted the ficuusuof the sjsteni of dilve vvolls patented by A. A. Itlchaidson , of Lincoln This ouu , which Is only one-half the full s-i/c < lei i ncd. fm- nishes not less than one and one-half millions of gallons eveiy tvvoiitj-toiu boms. Tlio pinup Is ol the PIMM patlein nnd hanilles at thu rate ot nearly a million uallonslii \\enty- I - fem lionih. 1'iovhioiH aiu made tin pultliiK in another pump us Joon us icquiicd. J'liu htmid pipe holds ys.oiiO nullona , and supiilles pressuio lor water nun ice and In case ol liics until steam Is notion up when dlicct piusiino Is used. Thoic aio toiu and n half miles of : mains. The HNstum ha * cost about S'JS.WK ) nnd it is believed that foi nil put poses it Is ennal to those costing tin ce times as muiilk. Tlieio is a fiuneial leelnu that the city has not a hvsti'iavoith i ven ciMit ol its tost. The conti.ie.ioi was ( icoijte C. Moigan , of Chicajjo. _ _ _ _ _ Died ITOIII Mis ID.JIII ioH. Coi.rMiiUs , Xeb , Dec. " 1. fhiiceial Telo- ram to the : : . - , II. Sniitli , the switchman vvlio got hull on 1'ilday nl lit nt lids nlaco. died al ( > o'clock tins evening lit .St. Man's hosp'tal tiom Intiinil injiiiliM icceived. It ban been lioiml altci the ampu tation of the ciiisiicd anl.leand lett let ; thtit , with ins vipnous coiistitiitioii , heoulil have pulled iliniiuli II. s mother and oilier iclativts WL'ie. vMth him. i-h Tonilin anil ( "oUin AITCHIOI ! . Di NM n , Dec. 'Jl U'onl icachi-s lieioto- that I ) . M Tonilin and liuiK Colvin , banKcis ol AUion , had failed foi SIS.OUO. 'Ihcso fjcnllciui'ii aie all piopiielois of the hmilc at lieiiKli-iimn and the lieiiiitiliean Vnl- ley bulk ut I'anibiidue Neb. rhcv weioat- H'sti'il heio tiMilf'lit on v\aiiants \\oin out b > .loM'ph Swan , iiiail > uci ol the AKion c.it- iiii , ' house , and t iKin lucK on the nU'ht tiain In th iiuu of the Hlii'lill olVeld \ ( Oiuilj. l' tin * Saloon .Sun \ Cm , la. , Dec 'Jl. ( special 1'cle- jriam to Die ) ! i i . ] Thiilj-lwo new alj.iiis- ment nullis.iie issue I b > the ollkeisto day In a niimbui ol cases. .Muchaliublc 1m- nltuie and IIMincs have alieadv been le- moM'd. .Ind , , ' ! ' I , cuinlnlc In I ho elt > to day , passed upon the bomU ul a niimbei of piopi-ilv owneis ot bit Idln s now i-c.ilul , who aio dcshoiis ot IviiiK Hie pinpi'l bonds and IfiKiPi ; theli pidiil ] ) out ol lhi < hand1) ) of the hheiill. 'J ho ijiobiblllties mo that all Mfh | noniN piesenti d will lu > appi jvul , anil heiuo iii.in v buildings will ' eon lie i < opt mil tnbiMiscd torothei pnipo-c-i Ih.inaloon pin- po-ci , As tlio IM\\ and Older league wcio not ic id } to cnmmenct ! new iiijnnetioii pie no luilhei action was i.iKen A Iloiuilj liiNiieil Snli'lili1. < in sio.s , in. , Dee. til ( bpci l to the JJi i , . | 1' . A. Slati-n. a shoonmKei niiii lesUleiit ol Cjeston lot el.'lit jeais , suicided last nUht. I In lett Ins stoio cail > in tlio i-veiiliu' to collei t n bill and tailed to leliiin. llo vvas ( omul this niotniiiu' dead , tin leil uj > against the b isemeiit ol a si heel lieu o In thu subinb-i. llo was iiihiiicd lei f > , i > 'M In .ho A. ( ) . I' U' . , Iowa l.e ion ol Honor , and , t hi , J.oulu icllel biclelol ( the A. O. U.V. \ . lie bought ai-en'c ' ,1 weeKa o llochan cil Ills Illo insurance. b > will jesleiilav liom his vviro.dlviilliiK II with the ehlldiiMi. J'amlly and business tumbles niu piobalilj theiuiibe , l > 'atal Onlllo Disease. 1)1 ) sMoisi s. la. , Dee. 21. [ .Special Tnli1- Kiam to the Hi i , ] The goveinor has been Inucelplnl ninueroiis indent leijia-sU fioiu farmeis in ( iuthiliuount } intend \clciln- - ailan out theio to Investigate thu nioitalltr amoiiL' the hi ids Cattle liavu bci n living by do/ens frniii no iijiparent ciuse , Accuril- liiKiy , lliexnvi'inoi tmlaj heni the assistant hlato veteitiiiiilan to i..ninine thu tiouUo mid icjioit. - _ 'I'll o Itotul In Unites ( 'losiMl , OIIIMWA , la , Die. al. ISutrlnl Tel egram to thn 111 K. i A pcipotiml Injniie- llon was i-iaiiled l.ut .Satnida.v ajjaiiibt tlio noli d Mm in > Joiilun tloon llefoin thu will was i--111'd , .Ionian lickci ; | nji the saloon Jell Moinlai The shcilir put apadlotk nil thu oiitshlo duoin , ncMn ' stuniiy out. 'J he bin rill has locked seu-jal othei i-aloons. A riillicli Dcdiciillon ruin .M VDIMIN , la , Dec 'i\ \ . is.iec aiTi-N rjjram to the Hi | Thu new M .losi'pli IiOiuan C.itl'ollcrtiiucll ' U is clolr'atc I at 10 ii'eloil , this nioinlii. with pont'uclal ' hlcU niasH , llishi > ( ' ( > 4io\i > , ot Divennoil , olllc | . mink' . Hislmp Iit/i'cialil , ol Little Ito-K , Ail , . , mid m iitj inhwti weie pu-si nt. A 1'iiHtnl fli-i l'n rrnnioiliin. Wi si I'MON , li , IKc. al C-pieial 'JiJr- euni to llio Hi i. I .Mi. .1. T. Mi Ma lei , of thi" place , a postal eleil , who& unite Is be' twcen Millic/ur ami CliUa'o. bus ju t 10- cche.l milieu of his , iij | < o titint nt a.chnf hi ail t lei U in the i.ulw i > ma I sirtlu lei 1 > iva , toMiuiid Mi h K lull i i 'lad 'I da A < ( . JU-lirci ! \V \ VIMS. , in % Di ,1 11 cj u'l'lents. ni'lHov I the a-1 ittlnng Vl Sdlu"nl Uou.uiiinl U ir \ dnilr.ilUnUti . \ with | > tt Ji gheet p y of l\ui\r \ \ jrile * .