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THE OMAHA DAILY BEE. SIXTEENTH YEAE. OMAHA. FRIDAY MORNING , APRIL 15 , 1887 NUMBER 301 CHAMBERLAIN ON COERCION An Inflammatory Speech In Scotland In Favor of tbo Crimea Act. THE IRISH CAUSE DENOUNCED. * Ititenso Excltomont Caused IIy the * Address The Gludstonlans Char acterize It n Slanderous Threatened With Death , A nolHtoroim Meet Inc. LONDON , April II. The lantpiago used by Chamberlain In speaking at the meeting In Ayr has Inll.imcd the Irish against htm nnd ho has received numerous letters warning him that ho will not leave Scotland alive. Speaking to an assemblage of 2.00 persons , Chamberlain said : 'Tlio opponents of the crimes bill have made an outcry against the repression of liberty. Liberty to do what ? To commit theft , to ruin Industrious men , to outrage women , [ hisses , mingled with cheers. ) What are you hissing , the crlroo or the punishment ? " [ Hero a man rising and menacing Chamberlain , cried : "It Is not characteristic of the Irish to outrage women. " ] An attempt was made to turn the man out , but Chamberlain cried out : "Leave him alone. " Then he continued : "Do you want Instances of Insults offered to wo men ? [ cheers and cries of "Outrage you said , you HlanQortho Irish. " ) I did not mean the grossest outraeo of all but personal violence and Insults.Hisses and cheers. ] I referred to cases like that of the Clinton family , whoso lives , of the widow and daughters of the mur dered man , were made Intolerable ; like that ot the widow of another murdered man , Dyers , who , while accompanying the dead body of her husband , was jeered and hooted along the street. ( Here the speaker was In terrupted by cries of "watch yourself , " hisses nnd jccnoraldlsoidor.j I am relating facts to which oven my opponents might listen In the silence of horror and shame when I refer to assassinations. A man here says'Take oaro of yourself. ' lias the time como when wo dare not discuss political matters In this country without being threatened with as- Hasslnatlon ? iGte.it cheering. ] This Is the spirit ot the parties In the convention In Chicago. I am Rorry to know that they have any representative In Scotland. [ Cries ot "They are not Scotchmen. " ] That conven tion , besides being attended by delegates honestly in sympathy with Ireland , had dele gates of a different stamp apostles of out rage and murder , who have paid the outrage mnnirora of England. Mr. Redmond , thn delegate ot the Irish parliamentary party , ex plicitly declared before the convention that it was the aim of that party to etfect the en tire separation of Ireland from England , and that their policy was to make tlio Government of Ireland by Kncland Impossible. This they seek to effect by the most Immoral conspiracy "over devised in a civilized land , by contending for liberty to violate every law. human and divine. Do you think It infamous to restrain these men ? [ Cheers. ] Mr. Parnell threat ened In the house of commons , under the upeclous gulso of warning , that if the ooei- clon bill was passed there would bo a renewal - newal of the outrages , dynamite explosions and an attempt to assassinate our statesmen. This grim suggestion may prove the death warrant of bomoot us. [ Cries of "no. " | Well , what happens to Individuals l.s not of much connoquoncc. The dancer Is to the common wealth. For the hrst time In Kngllsh his tory our foes have sympathizers within our ancient fortress. This makes our task more arduous. But we will , not shrink , wo will not abate , wo will not yield to threats , from whatever quarter they come , but wo will en deavor to hand down unimpaired to our children the unity , stinnpth and honor of the mighty empire our forefathers bequeathed us. us.Chamberlain's speech excites all parties. The unionists consider It a declaration ot war to the knife with the separatists. The Oladstonlans charge Chamberlain with slan dering and villlfylhg his former colleagues by the Insinuation that they sj mnathize with the perpetrators of outrages In Ireland. It Is asserted that during Ills tour In Scotland Chamberlain will be attended by private guards. AGAINST coenciox A Lararo flfootliiK In Washington Ad- drcHflod Uy Prominent Men. WASHINGTON , April 14. ( Special Tele gram to the BKK.J The meeting this evening in Musoulo temple to give expression on the part of "American residents and sojotirncrs at the national capi tal" to protest against the passage of the coercion bill for Ireland now pending In the British parliament , was largely attended. The chairman ot the committee called the meeting to order and Intro duced Congressman Springer , of Illinois , to preside. After staling the purpose of the meeting Springer said : The contest now going on In Great Brltlan In reference to the government of Ireland was In many respects very similar to that which was carried on In the AniL-rlcixn colonies , and It would not be Inappropriate for Ireland at this time to proclaim that Immortal declaration ot Independence which 115 years ago was proclaimed In Philadel phia. General Koaocraiis , register of the rcasury , spoke briefly. Kx-Senator Van Wyck , of Nebraska , was now Introduced. He quoted fiom the circu lar call for the meeting references to the threatened suspension of the writ of habeas coruus in time of peace ; the abildgmeut and. In some cases , abolition of the light of trial by jury ; thn transportation of Irish men , charged with Intended offenses , to "England for trlnl by allun juroio , " and the quartering of largo bodies of troops among tlio people of Ireland , thus eating away our substances , ' a'ld drew a parallel between them and passages In the American Declaration of Independence lolatlng to the nuarteilngof largo bodies of armed troops among us ; tlio deprivation , in many cases , of tlio right of I trial by jury : the tiansportiitlon of Ameri cans beyond the peas to be tried for pre tended olfenscs. etc.aKnifland , ho salct.nad more reason for her pretended right to op press the colonies than she has for oppress ing Ireland. In our case she claimed the tcr- altory and planted her people and govern ment Ireland had been taken by conquest and spoliation , for which the vengeance of men and the just judgment ot heaven had been too long ilelaj ed. Our rescue had been aided by sympathy and assistance In money and blood ot tnoso in other lands who loved liberty. How could wo remain unconcerned when the same unnat ural monster , always ready to devour what ever was within her power , was seeking to destroy Ireland. Wo owed Ireland a debt contracted more than a hundred jears ago , and we could now pay a portion of It In sympathy and dollars by saying to England that it concerns America that judgment made up by revolution , to which she was a party , Ahould bo recognized in her dealings with thosHwho were then our allies and have always been our friends. Congressmen Craln , ot Texas , read to the meeting resolutions prepared by the commit tee appointed for the purpose , the closing parcgranh being as follows : Kesolved , That the enactment of such diabolical laws would not alone bo an " outrage on the Irish people , but a - crime against the splut of liberty > * everywhere , and that tl.o Tranters and advo cates of the coercion bill should go down to posterity condemned by humanity and branded w Ith Infamy. ThuiOEolutloiis were adopted with cheers nnd music , and an agreement was made that they would bo cabled to Gladstone and Par nell. A large number of letters of regret were read by tlie secretary. John Sherman wrote : "Your kind letter of the Cth , Inviting me to attend the proposed mass meeting at Masonic temple for the purpose of entering a protest against the passage of the coercion bill now pending In the British parliament , Is received. 1 regret that I shall not bo able to attend. While sincerely sympathizing In the object of your inectlnz , I could not ex press uiy view * on this Important subject more accurately than 1 have in a recent letter to Mr. Wade.a copy of wiileh 1 enclose. " The letter referred to has already been published. Letters were also received from Itoscoe Conkllng and S. S. Cox. Trovelynn Against Coercion. LONDON , A pi 11 14. Sir Ucorgo Trevclyan , ono ot the unionist leaders and formerly chief secretary for Ireland , has written a letter on the coercion bill , which Is tanta mount lo a manifesto against that measure. The Wreck of the Victoria. LONDON , April 14. Further particulars of the loss near Dieppe of the steamer Victoria show that the vessel struck the rocks amid ships. Tlio passengers immediately rushed to the stern. A terrible scene onsued. Ef forts were then made to float the lifeboats , which were seriously Interfered with by the the strong swell of the sea. At last when the boat was ready to bo lowered a lady's aliavvl hecamo cntitigled In the pulley of th stern davit , which caused the boat to descend to the sea bow foremost. Most of the occu pants weru thrown out and drovvnefl. Two ladles jumped from tlio deck of the steamer Into the boit after it reached the water and overturned It. The other boats were then launched and succeeded In reaching Fecamp , rescuing on the way , with boathooks , two iicinons who had been swept out to sea. Prussia and the Pope. BOMB , April 14. The pope has been In formed by Prussia that she Is considering his recently expressed wish that on conclusion of the expected mutual understanding , the Pruslan representative at the Vatican will bu raised to the rank of an embassy. The pope has Instructed the nuncio al Paris to assure the French government thai tUe tr lend Iv relations between Prussia anile * o volcan In no wise indicate hostUlty on the pait of the Vatican toward France. In Favor of the LONDON , Aorll 11. The statement from Rome that the congregation of the holy office had decided In favor of recognition of the Knights of Labor In accordance with Cardi nal Gibbons' report , was contained In a spe cial telegram to the London Dally Chronicle. Steiunshlp Arrivals. SOUTHAMPTON , April 14.-lSpectal Tele gram to the BKI : . | Arrived The steamer Waesland , from Now York for Antwerp and the Allen , from Now York for Bremen QUEKNSTOWN , April 14. Arrived The Queen , from Now York. LONDON , April 14. Arrived The State of Nebraska , from Now York. The Dominion Parliament Qpeni. OTTAWA , Out , Apill 14. Tlio Dominion parliament opened to-day. The governor general , in his speech from the throne , con gratulated parliament on the general pros perity of the country and the prospect of a coming season of peace and progress. The queen's jubilee was retorrod to and her majesty was congratulated on having reached the fiftieth anniversary of her reign. Ho- fcrrlng to the fisheries question , his excel lency said : "Tho negotiations between her majesty's government and that of the United States nn the fisheries question with respect to which the government has been fully In formed and consulted aio still In progress and will , we may bo permitted to hone , re sult In an arrangement honoinblo and satis factory to both nations. Meantime , neces- rary piovislons have been made for the pro tection ot our Inshore fisheries. Papers on this subject will bo laid before you. " Consecration of a ItlHlinp. PnovtDENcn , 11. 1. , April 14. The ceremony - mony ot the consecration of Bishop Hark ! us took place to-day In the presence of an enormous congregation. Church dignitaries from all parts of the country wore present. Archbishop Williams acted as consecrator , vested In lull pontllichxl lobes , assisted by Blshons O'lleilly and McMahon , who pie- seuted the candidate , who had boon clad In the vestments of his ofllce. The apostolic commission was read , and the oath was ad ministered. This WAS followed. by the usual examinations , the mass , the address to the elect by the consecrator , the placing of the gospels on his sliotikleis , and- the laying nn of hands to bless with thn Holy Ghost. Then came a prayer and hymn , "Venleecator Splrltas , " the anointment of the head and hands ot the elect , the blessing and delivery of gloves , the singing of a To Dcuin. and the kiss of peace. The consecration senuon was dollveied by Blshon Hoalev , of Portland. Bishop Harkius succeeds tlio Lite .Bishop Hcudricks. The Railroad Boycott. NKwYomc , April 11. In the trouble-be tween the trunk lines and their western con nections over the payment of commissions , both sides scored a point this morning. The Baltimore A Ohio turned the -western lines tickets to the wall and all the trunk lines turned to the wall the tickets of the Chicago , Milwaukee. & St. Paul , which makes the western position solid. Commissioner Fink , when asked the reason for this action , said that the tickets of the St. Paul road were kept on sale till to-day under a mlsapprehan- Blon. It was supposed from letters received from the road that It would t\gn \ an agree ment not to pay commissions , but It never did so. Therefore , as the road continued to pay commissions , Us tickets wore taken oil sale by the trunk lines. Fatal Wreck. WIIKFMNO , W. Vs. , April 14. A construc tion train on the Ohio Hivor railroad jumped the track at Willow Orovo near Parkersburg , last nlirhtwrecking tho.engine and ntno cars , killing three men and wounding eight or ten others , several ot them fatally. From four to six laborers were bably injured but none of them , U Is said , will die. The following wore killed : Joseph Keoso , laboier , of Clif ton , W. Va.John ; Holton , residence un known and Washlncton Mercer , laborer. No details of the cause of the accident has been received except that thoonclno struck an ob struction white running at full speed. Weather Indications. For Nebraska : Fair wcatner , northerly winds , becoming variable , slightly cooler ex cept in western portion , stationary temper ature. For Iowa : Fair weather , preceded by local , rains In eastern portion , cooler In eastern portion , stationary temperature In western portion , winds shifting lo northerly. For East Dakota : Fair weather , northerly winds , becoming variable , slightly warmer except in extreme southern portion , station ary temporatuio. Ac-rented For Blot. MIUVAUKKK , WIs. , April 14.-The Even ing Wisconsin special from Elkhorn , Wis. , says that ten arrests were made by Slierlll Arswell tnls morning at Fontana , near the head of Geneva lake. The parties are all residents of the town of Watsworthand charged with riot. The affair Is the out come of the tarring and feathcilng ot Willis N. Little , a blacksmith at Fontana. last Sat urday night. Much excitement prevails. The n. & O. Joins In the Boycott. BALTIMORE , April 14. The Baltimore & Ohio railroad company has Instructed all its agents not to sell through tickets over roads which will not Join in a combination to payne no commissions to agents. The order was Issued yesterday and coos into elfcct im mediately. A Town Scorched. RICHMOND , Va. , April 14. A lire Tuesday night burned twenty-three houses , Including the Grand Central hotel , po toffice and a number of business houses constituting the business portion of Oiiancock , Acconmc county. Loss ouout 5W.OOO , with S-W.COU in surance. Grncr.il Sherman's Hecepllon. NF.W YOUK , April 14. General Sherman and his daughter , Miss llachael Sherman , gave a reception this afternoon In their par lors at the Fifth Avenue hotel It was the llrtt of a serUv to bo held Thursdays and woa largely attended , AN ABSCONDING OFFICIAL , De3 Homes' Police Jndgo Takes a Sadden Trip to Canada. A SHORTNESS OF ACCOUNTS. Ho Writer ) a hotter to Ills Abandoned Wife Saying Ho Was Hulncd By Cards Other News From Iowa. .Tnd o Labour n Oornnlter. Dr. MOINKS la. , April H.HSpeelal Tele gram to the BEE.J There scorn's to bo no doubt but that Police Judge L. J. Labour , o this city , has lied to Canada to escape fiom tlio consequences of the misappropriation o n largo sum collected In tines during the tlirce years of his service In Uiat olllce. llo left the elty Friday night for the cast , giving out that ho had gone to Omaha to see the ba o ball game and leaving word that business for his court should be s > cnt to the justices' offlccs. Ills departure was regarded with suspicion by the city And county authorities and caused his wlfu great alarm until Ttissday , when she received a letter from him , written In Chicago , saying that he was short in his ac counts , that cards Had ruined him , that her piano was p-jid for , and that ho was pained beyond expression at being obliged to leave his darling wtfo and child. This was shown to Mr.V. . C. McCord , his clerk , and thus communicated to the authorities , and the facts leading up to his absconding are gradually leaking out. Labour was originally from Independence , la. , where ho was ad mitted to the bar ten years ago , and later resided at Colfax , where ho served as mayor , removing from there to this city and engag- In ? , some six years ago , In the practice of the law on the east side , lie Is a man ot about thirty-live years and of decidedly prepossess ing appearance and manner , and as a can didate for offlco proved extremely popular. He drove a line horse , and It Is now remem bered that ho put on a good deal of style for a man whoso salary was but 81,200. Ills a soclates were rather fast , and it was said that ho was intimate with women or doubt ful character. He was a member of many secret organlratlons , and rumors are cir culated that ho is short 83,000 to the Druids , S600 to the Red Men , and smaller amounts to other orders , but this is denied bo far as the Druids are concerned. llo owed SSOO to the American Savings bank , advanced on Ma note , with Vi. C. McCord as surety. Ills great shortage , however. Is to the school fund , and It Is esti mated at 34,000. Durlnc the three years of his service as police judge ho lias paid In but S27.50 , out of an amount which the county treasuier estimates by previous receipts as at least S4.00U. The law required him to pay in all the lines in state rases paid in cash , and the number thus paid has been very largo : but he appears to have totally dlsrcgardod the law from the \ery start. The amount cannot bo acciuatdy estimated until his books are thoioughly examined. Labour had torn out of his private account book aoout twenty loaves , evidently Intending to either take them with him or destroy them ; but ho either forgot to do so or changed his mind , for tholoavcs wore loft In a draper In his olllce. It Is gpiier'aily believed that the mlssinc olllclal has gone to Canada , though the letter received Tuesday said that ho was sick In Chicago. Ills wlto Is piostrated by his abandonment of her ana almost besldo hoisolf. With their little girl she Is staying with hf > r father , Mr. J. C. Klc.n , of the Kast side. Mr. Klch says that Judge Labour's trlonds will turnish the missing money and that ho himself will go and bring him back. Juduo Labour had drawn his salary from the city up to April 1 , but had not turned in the cash collected dur ing March. His shoitago to the county had been suspected for some time , and when County Attorney Phillipscallcdhls attention lo it ho promised faithfully to render an Iteml/cd account of lines collected on Satur day. This ho could not do and It was , no doubt that because ho could not ho It-it the country. HlKtiwny UouliorB Arrested. DEsMoi.vns , la. , Anrll 14. [ Special Tele gram to the BIE.I : Patrick Jordan , who boards at 209 Second street , wont out In the country yesterday to look for work. lloturn- intf late last night , ho was overtaken two miles southwest of the city by three toughs , one of whom ho recogtmcd as an old ac quaintance , Michael Murphy , formerly a driver In a coal mine at Colfax. They pro ceeded together toward the city , but suddenly he was knocked down by them , his arm being broken above the elbow , and lobbed of a S20 gold piece , a silver dollar and a certifi cate of deposit for $35 In the Des Molnes Savings bank. The robbers left him In a dazed and unconscious condition and came to the city. lie picked himself up and dragged himself to police headquarters and reported the facts. Early this morning William Cunningham , a local tough , pre sented the certificate at the bank and asked for the cash oranotherccrtlllcato. The bank people held him and telephoned for the po lice , and Deputy Marshal Burns promptly went and airested him. llo claimed that he got It from Murphy and that Jordan ttavo It to Murphy. Ho went with the ofllcers to Murphy's boarding house on Kast Filth , be- tvvt'eu Walnut and Comt avenue , where Murphy was arrested with tun S'-'O gold piece in his pocket. Hols about thirty years old and very hard looking. A third man was ar rested , Out Jordan did not Identify him and lie was released. < Alnsworth Almotir Destroyed. WASHINGTON , la. , April 14 : [ Special Tele gram to the Bnn.l At 4:40 : this afternoon Mayor Hall was telegraphed to for help , say- Inz Alusworth was on lire. The message was answered at once by the fire depaitmont and eighty members left on a special train for tlio scene of the disaster only to sco the town going down in ruins. A scarcity of water with high winds left the people help less and the entire business portion of the town , consisting of twenty business houses , two hotels , the postofllce , twp newspaper of fices Clipper and Republican and live resi dences , were swept away. The lire caught In Albough's billiard hall , burned west to nnd'Includlni : Chambers' Grocery and east to Long creek , leaving but ono business es tablishment standing , that of J. Y. Wyck- ham's. The Uock Island road is generously furnishing all the box cars possible to stoic the property not burned. This Is the worst disaster that ever look place In this country of the kind. At last accounts the tire was under control , but little U left , Knln , Hall and Fire. MASON CITV , la. , April 14. ISpeclal Tele gram to the Br.E.l The most terrific hall and rain storm over known In Northern Iowa visited this vicinity this afternoon. Hall fell to the depth of over an Inch and the rain poured In torrents. Lightning struck a largo barn lit'longlng to Mr. Judd , live miles couth of town , buinine a large amount of grain and hay and severely burning MrOtuld , nho was In the barn at the tliuu. Loss by tire , 54,000. Arguing the Haddock Case. . Sioux CITY , la. , April 14. A packed court room greeted County Attorney Marsh to-day , and he occupied the entire forenoon with his Argument for the state In the Haddock case. Many expressions ot approval of the manner In which he presented the case have been heard , and both sides agree that he made a masterly effort At the commencing of court this afternoon Judge Isaac Pendleton began for the defense and occupied the entire after noon , and then did not get thrpuch. He will be followed by O'Connell. who will close for the state , and the case will probably go to the jury Saturday , PUES1DENT LINCOLN'S 11UMAINS. Their Heating Place Slnco the At tempted Robbery Hovealcd. Srr.iNoriEi.D , 111. , April It. The annual Lincoln memorial exorcises will bo held In the hall of representatives to-morrow. The deepest Interest Is being manifested In the approaching exercises In honor of tlio mar- tj red president on account of the revelations which are expected to be made relative to the disposition of the body of President Lincoln after the attempt was made In 1870 to steal the body from the sarcophagus under the Lincoln monument , In which it was placed. The facts , as ne.ir as could bo ascertained by a press reporter , and which will bo brought to light to-morrow in an address to bo made by Clinton L. Conkllng , ono of the members of the Lincoln guards of honor , arn ns fol lows :0n : the night of Novembor7lb70Mulllns and Hughes , t\vo Chic.igo thieves , made an unsuccssful attempt to steal the body of the late President Lincoln , The marble sarco phagus In which it was enclosed , and which was exposed to the view ot visitors through the iron grating on the north side of the monument , was forced open , and the cotlln was taken out , but at this point the robbers were Interfered with by certain persons se creted In the monument , who had received Information that the robbery was to bo at tempted , and abandoned their strange booty. Since that time the public mind has been in a state of uncertainty as to the real resting place of the martyr's body , a icport havlne gone out that It was not re tinned to the sarcophagus' -after the at tempted robbery. All the mystery that has attached to the matter has now cleared awav. It appears that the body was replaced In the sarcophagus , nnd remained there for about a we k. The members of the association , however , felt that It was Insecure and It was subsequently icinoved to a place ot greater safety. Finally , the "Lincoln Guard of Honor , " which Is composed of some of our bust known and most highly respected citizens , was organised , and ono ot the duties of this association has been to sacredly guard the bodv of the dead president. During the month of November , 1878 , the members of thoguaid , with their own hands , prepaied a vault within the monument for the body. An excavation was made In the earth about thirty feet south of the sarcoohagus and the body was safely deposited therein and the mouth Of the excavation was closed. The atmosphere at the point vvheie. , the excavation was made was almost stilling and the work was prosecuted atdirferont times during the stillness of night , with no human eye to witness It save those who as sisted In the labor of love. Two days after the funeral .of Mrs. Lincoln , In July , Ibv. , her body was taken by the guard and laid be side that of her husband. The members bound thcmsel ves by the solemn Ity of .in oath not to reveal what had been done until the piopertlmo should arrive to do so , and that time has now arrived. Ycsteiday both of these bodies wore taken by the Lin coln guard of honor , In the presence of the monument association , and placed in anew rccopticlo piopared for them dur ing the week. This receptacle l.s in the eaith , near where the wrcouhacub has so long staid. It has on the bottom twelve Inches ot ce ment , and has double walls of brick. The entrance to it , now that the bodies have been placed in their linal resting place. Is ce- moiitod over and grouted , nnd this will in time become as solid as rock. After this work had been completed the bodies were formally turned o\cr by the guard to the monument association and wore accepted by It. Before being finally entombed the colhn containing the body of Lincoln was opened and the body Identified. The hair and whis kers have fallen off nnd the face Is very black. The contour is. however , still per fect and the face Is said to strongly resemble that of the bron/.o statue on the monument. Concerning Passenger Rntcti. " CHICAGO , April 4. A joint conference was held hero to day between the trunk line and central traffic general passenger agents. It was agreed that excursion lates should bo granted to parties of fifty .tnil over on the certificate plan. No half rates to ministers of religion can bo granted and no special rates to thoati leal pai ties. The boycott was not discussed and , contrary to expectation , no conference wllh western nlliclals was held or suggested. The Pennsylvania com pany repudiates the agreement made by the general managers ot the cential tr.iflic asso ciation lines in regard to the cram Ins of differential tares to weak lines. Thoieason given Is that the old 'central ' tralllc organl/a- tlon Is dead , and concessions made before it expired are not binding. The weak lines both out of Chicago and St. Louis seem de termined to have differentials , novcitheless , and aio already Including western ticket ugonts to quote the newer rates. Tno western states passenger association to-day decided to grant special rates to re ligious , military and beneficiary organiza tions for their various gathci ings. When an attendance of 1,000 or moio Is guaranteed , one fare for the round trip will be man ted , and It Is probable that the rate on the date of a convention or gathering will bo made an open ono to the public. To smaller reunions one andone-thiid faro for the lound trip will be the rate and tickets will bo sold under the old 001U lieu to plan. The Coming Yacht Races. NEW YORK. April 14.- | Special Telegram to the Uni.J : Now [ that thelauthorltative con ditions made by Tankorvillo Clmmbcrlalno for the race between the Arrow and May- llowor for the queen's cup , ha\e been placed In Palno's hands , and are found to bo the same In effect as those cabled from London more than a week ago , It Is more than prob able that the May How er will lemaln on this sldo of the Atlantic this summer. While- is probable that the Mayflower could beat the Arrow oven under the conditions Im posed , Paine In refusing to bolt his centre board , and thus virtually sacrifice the Amer ican principle of yacht building , will bo sup ported bv all American yachtsmen , and many of those In Great Britain. Joseph Pulit/er Is negotiating through Manning's yacht agency for Samuel J. Tlldon's Vlkinir. It Is understood that ho has offered 3)5,000 ) tor her , and that the executors demand a considerably larger sum. Urand Island's Growth. GUANO IHI.AND , Neb. , April 14. [ Special Telegram to the BEC.J The city council at a called meeting by the now mayor , lust night raised the saloon license to 81,000. it is thought at least fifteen saloons will take out license at the Increased rate , houco the rev enue will bo much greater to the city than It has been. The occupation tax was not acted on and the probabilities are that it will not bo passed. The copious rains Insures the starting of small gialns that were suffering from drought and business matters are Improved for this reason. Dullness had become some what depressed from the Utought. The in- llux of strangers seeking homes Is beyond all precedent and Nebraska will soon have mil lions instead of hundreds ot thousands. Upon a completion of the school census there Is found to bo 1,095 school population , and upon the same basis of estimate as Is made by a rival city Nils would give Grand Island a population of 12,000 Inhabitants. Sold the Flro Engine. COI.UMHUS , Neb , , April 14. [ Special to the BiiB.l Another old landmark ( has gone. The city council disposed of the hand tire engluo that has done good service for fifteen rears. Bralnard , in Itutlor county , gets the "mashrne , " and If ever they should need to use It , it Is to be hoped they may find as ready and faithful hands to man Has the cltUens of Columbus' have done. Tlio water works are so effective that a sense of secur ity Is felt from lire and there mo no regrets at Its trausft'r to protect other Interests. Portugeqa Finances. LisnoN , April 14.- In the Portugese cham- beret deputies toi ey Scnor DeCarvalho , minister ot finance , Introduced tlio budget forlSS7-83. It place the klnzdom's receipts at 200,000,000 francs , the ordinary oxpendl- tures at 200ooocu3 rancs nnd the oxtraordl- nary expenditures at j.wa\w ' ' IIUIICB. Its customs receipts for ; lie first three quarters of the present fisc 1 year have Increased 0,000,000 francs. . ho budget states that It will bo unnecesjai ' to bare recourse to ' credit. FOR IMPROVING THE ORDER Important Changes Proposed lntbo , Knigbta of Labor Constitution. TEMPERANCE AND INSURANCE. A Clause to Prevent Malicloun At tacks On the Goncrnl Ofllocrs Tlio Steve Moulders' Strike Other Labor News. The Knlgnt9 of Lnlior. BOSTON , April 14. [ Special Telegram to the Bii.l : : Jltnry Abrahams , one of the committee of four appointed at the last na tional assembly of the Knights of Labor to revise the constitution of the order , said to day that the work had been completed , The new constitution will permit the formation of national trades districts , but these local assemblies composed exclusively ot ono trade , but attached to a district assembly of mixed trades , must obtain permission of the district assembly in order to go out and form a national trade district. After obtaining tills consent they must forward their applica tion to tlio general secretary , who will lay the matter before the general executive board , and tlio secretary will then submit the matter to all local assemblies of that craft In the country. Another law Is to the effect that no trades union can renulre a person to join their union be fore they can jqln the Knights of Labor organisation of their craft. The temperance feature of the organization will bo more strongly enforced than ever be fore. Not only will rumsellors be prohibited from membership , but no local assembly will bo allowed to have any social gathering or any picnic where liquor is sold , and no mem bers will bo allowed to dispense liquor lor and In the name ol the assembly. The order expelling the rlgarmakcrs has not been rescinded. It may bo repealed at thn next general assembly. The law which is Intended to promote confidence In the gen eral olllcers provides that when any member makes any charge or malicious attack upon any of thn general ollicers or members of the general executive board , the member so offending shall , If found cullly of making a gioundlcbs charge , bo expelled. The insurance - anco feature of the organl7atlon lias also been changed , and policies will now bo Issued for S500 as well as 51,000. Medical examina tion and a doctor's certificate will be required and any ono now a member who refuses to bo examined will bo dropped as soon as the Insurance fund in which ho Is interested shall be exhausted. The Steve Moulders' Strike. DEI KOI r. April 14. Nine hundred stove moulders have decided to strike If theSt. Louis pattern Is to be used In the DetiolVfoundilos. If the strike takes place it will throw 7,000 men out of employment. LOUISVII.I.I : , April 14. The trouble with thn steve moulders lias reached this city. The principal stove manufacturer around the falls are members ot the National Stove Manufacttuuis' Defense association , nnd to day they received the "scab" patterns which have passed through the shops of the fourth district , whcro all the men are on strike , and announce their Intention of staying by the national association. The number of men employed Is between 500 and 003. These lat ter say they will not do the work and expect to go out In tlio morning. Tlio manufactur ers say they are well stocked , and that they will not bo injured the strike. The Chicago Carpenters' Strike. CIIICAOO , April 14. At a meeting of the Master Carpenters' association to-night an ultimatum to the 8,000 striking journeymen was adopted in the form of resolutions. No now concessions were made and the icfusal to treat with the men as a body was reiter ated. The ultimatum was carl led to the strikers' executive council by a committee ot masters. It was not favorably received , and though action on it was dofeiied till tomorrow row , tlio outlook 1 $ that botli sides have very nearly decided upon a long and bitter light. rile Strike Threatened. PjiiLAi > r.u'iiiA , April 14. A proposition was urged upon the biick manufacturersol this city last night that they should only em ploy Knlglits-of Labor In their yards. This was refused nnd a resolution was adopted that , unless the present dllllculty between the knights and mauutactureis Is .settled by next Satuiday. the manutacturo of-bricks will ccaso on that date. This would result In thiovving 0,000 men out of employment. A Labor Difficulty Compromised. CINCINNATI , April 14. The strike of the architectural iron workers , whlctt began three or four weeks ago , was terminated to day. Their demand was tor a reduction of hours In the day from ton to nine with the same wages. The compromise was made to work nine hours a day and the wages to bu tlio average of that paid by the two largest shops. . K. of ti. Iron Workers. PiTTSimito , April 14. The Knights of Labor of this district have formed a national dlctrlct assembly ot Iron and bteel workers and application will be made lo Powderly for a charter. Killed Uy Her Hiifllmnd. CHICAGO , April 14. Minnie Bertraud , aged twenty-one , was fatally shot to-night on Throep street by her husband , Joseph Bortrand , aged twenty-two , a stove moulder. She died Immediately and ho attempted sui cide by shooting himself in the left breast. Bcrtiand had lain in wait for his wlfo all day. After being shot Mrs. Beitrand ran across the street with her nine teen-months'-old child In her arms and fell to the sidewalk , at the same time calling for someone to take her baby. Just as she sank to the ground Bcrtrandwho had been coolly watching her , placed the mu//lo of the revolver to his breast nnd pulled the trigger , lie sank to the ground and waspreparingtoshootagaln , when the weapon was wrested fiom him. Ho will recover. Bertrand Is addicted to gambling and drinking. He and his wife have lived very unhappily and she has sev eral times lelt him. A Cruiser's ( Successful Trip. NnwYoiiK , April 14. The Atlanta re turned from a six hour's trip up the sound at 3:15 : this morning. The trip had been made from off "WiUnl's Point , up the middle ground channel , past Execution rock , under a spanking bree/o and a choppy sea , and re turn. For six consecutive hours of the tnal trip the vessel cleared the whltecaps with en gines under full pressure , sometimes reach ing sixteen and three-quarters knots , and at others only fourteen. It Is anticipated that the Atlanta can do seventeen knots an hour at a pinch when the cylinders and bearings ot the engines become easy by working. A Dishonest Cleric Arrested. TOLEDO , O. , April 14. This afternoon Ed ward W. Cody , night distributing clerk at tlio postotllco , was arrested by Deputy United States Marshal Breed for robbing the malls ! The only letters abstracted were these addressed to the Blade newspaper. Ho was caught by means of decoy letters. The Blade first noticed the loss last November and estimates the stealings since then at be tween gJ.ooo and S4ouo. A UlR Saving. ST. Louts. Anrll 14. The awards of con tracts for supplying beef to various Indian agencies was made by the Indian commls sloncr , this afternoon. The bids ratue from 5 to IS per cent lower than these of last year , which will result In a Bay Ing of fully 900,000 to the government. Death of a Town Founder. CmcApo , April 14. K. G. Ayers , founder of the town of Harvard , III. , died at that place last night , aged seventy-Dye , THE OMAHA8 DOWNED. DCS Molnoa Wins Uy a Score of Twenty to Three. Dns MOINKS , la. , April II. [ Special Tele gram to the UKK.J Two thousand people witnessed the game between Dca Molncs nnd Omaha this afternoon at the now Ath letic Park. The teams plavcd In the follow ing positions : The visitor * were outplayed In all respects , mr.lilug a large number ot costly emirs. Housman was batted all over tlio di.uuotul , the homo team making twenty-one base hits olT him. Hatter caught well for the visitors. Dwveron hr.st ba > iodld good work. Wlnto- ley , of the homo team , made a homo run and brought In thiee men. The score by innings was as follows : Omaha 1 0100100 0-3 Des Molnes 1 0030415 20 Lett on Hasi's Des Molnes , 8 ; Omaha , 'J. Time of Game " hours , 10 minutes. Umpire Bisuett , of the Northwestern league. CIIICAOO nr.PKATB ST. LOUIS. iNDiANAi'oi.is , April 11. A slight sprinkle of rain before the opening of the game hero to-day between Chicago and St. Louis kept away a largo number of people , but the 3,000 who visited Athletic park were amply repaid by witnessing the most terrific nluculng match over played on the grounds. St. Louis won the toss and went to the field , while Chlca'go had the choice of umpire and se lected Drrscher. The followIne was the score : Chicago 3 1100035 0 19 St. Louis 4 3000030 0-0 OTHKIl OAMKS YKSTBIIDAY. At Plttsbure Plttsburg , 13 ; Tot on to. 3. At Plnladelphla-Atlctlc , 4 ; Philadel phia , 0. At Lonlsvlllfl Louisville , 7 : Detroit , 3. At Cincinnati Cincinnati , 20 ; Columbus , 2. At New York Brooklyn. 1 ; Boston , 2. TUB PANHANDLE : noitnEiis. Now Points Developed In the Case Moro Mon Arrostod. Pmsnuna , April 14 , ( Special Tolocram to the BKE.J Some now points In the whole sale Panhandle railroad lobbcry wore devcl- loped to-day. The detectives having the matter In charge are very reticent , but claim to have evidence that will lead to the convic tion of a number of men who have not yet been arrested. Ofllcers who left hero yester day cipturcd Joseph Stuphonson and John Smith , two more of the ullcgcd thieves , at Beaver Falls , Pa. They wore aboard a Lake Erie fieight train asbrakemon. As soon as they saw the olllcers they left the train and ran to the woods , but wore pursued and cap tured. Twootheis escaped from tlio same train. The two arrested hall from Youugstown. There Is moro or less confidence expressed among the friends of the Imprisoned men that not enough evidence can bo pioduced to se cure conviction , but there will be abundance of witnesses at nny rate. Detective Gllki'r- sou says fully 600 witnesses would bo sub- pcenead , coming from all parts of the coun- tiy. It Is said that tlio railroad company will only press suits against those of Its Impris oned employes who have moio than one charge against them , having decided to use as witnesses many who are now In jail. Tim defense wilt rely laigoly on the matter of doubtful Identity , holding that In the dark ness It Is impossible to clearly Identify faces of people , especially when those faces aie covered with Uie grime aud gicaso of their trains. Bouncinu a Bore. liAT.TiMonn , April 14. | Special Telegram to thoBnn.l The eccentric Mrs. Emmons has been making things lively at the Viadttct hotel , on the Baltimore & Ohio railroad , near this city , the past week. She smoked her cigarettes in tlio parlors , nicknamed em ployer and guests , and rode on the baggage trucks. She was asked to leave last Friday , but declined. Late last nliilit she , with her maid , arrived In Baltimore and engaged a magnificent suite of rooms at the Ml. Vernon hotel. In an interview to-day she said , be tween puffs of cigarettes , that until last AVcdnesday night she had boon ticatoci with the utmost consideration by Manager Colvln , but that since ho Mid she was objectionable , and must leave tlio hotel. "I was busy all day yesterday packing my trunk , " continued Mrs. Kinmons. "Ono ot the employes had gone to Baltimore , another had gone to New * York , and I could obtain no help. i had scarcely finished dressing - ing when Colviu rapped at my door. The door has a patent lock and It was locked and bolted. That man got a hatchet and smashed the transom over my door. Then he thrust a colored porter through the open ing and ho opened the door. 1 was accused of no immorality. Of course 1 smoke cigar ettes , but that Is my affair. I ( clc/raphod to Professor Emmons , ' 1 am sick. My prop- city Is in jeopardy. ' To tills he answered not one word. At : for my property which 1 left at the hotel I don't know what will become - come of that. It may bo worth $50,000 or It may bo woith moro. My diamonds I brought with me. " There were fourteen of Mis. Kmmons' trunks at the Viaduct hotel. 'Hie Baltimoio ifcOhio authorities gave a different version of the alfalr altogether. They say she was oidcted to leave tlio hotel , nnd re fusing to go , thcroloicd porter pushed his way over the transom and compelled her to vacate. A Political-Judicial Sensation. iNuiANAi'oi.is , Apill 14. Something of a sensation developed to-day in connection with the frauds alleged to have been com mitted at the last election. Under the ruling by Judce Grcshnm the prosecution wore forced lo transferMhe cases to the state comts. nnd the-grand jury of the criminal court has been taking evidence In the matter. Iho jury Is drawn to servo six months , con sists of six mumbors and Is equally divided politically. To-day the republican" members scuta letter to the judge , In which they stated that there was ample evidence to war rant the finding of Indictments In the elec tion fraud ca es , but that such result was prevented by tlm refusal of the other mem bers of the jury to take action. In concluding , the three members asked to bo excused from further service on the jury. Judge Irwln , on receipt of the letter , expressed consider able Indignation and said that the facts stated developed .something entirely now In criminal jurisprudence. He further said that the letter would be filed for consideration nt the next term of court , but took no other actiou. The HalMva.v'Jtnio Convention. NV.vv YOHIC , April 14. The time conven tion of lailroad superintendents anil mana gers concluded its session this afternoon at the Ilotol Brunswick. The new code , which was provisionally adopted six mouths ago. was brought up again and adopted. It will be put In operation as soon ns practicable. Bv this codn u uniform system of blcnals by lamps , whistles and other methods U estab lished for all the roads represented at the convention. Nearly all the roads were represented. Uniform methods and regula tions for timing and slimlnc trains , rules for running trams an single tracks , for switch ing and side tracking are Included in the code. The general Intent of the now code Is to insure the feafctyof passengero and f rciglit. A Disabled Strainer. NEW YOUK , April. 14. The ovnrduo uteamcr bnlcrno of the WlUon line Is re ported by cablegram from London to.hr.vo been spoken to twice durliu the last vvcok , April and 7. On the latter date film was l"ou miles from Liverpool , piorredlng under sail. Shu reported alt well on board. A Wholesale Jail Bronk. CHAIU.KSTON , V. Va. April 14. Every prisoner In the jail here escaped to-night by tunnelling out , six In number. There is great excitement In the city and detectives aio in search ot the escaped. IT MAKES GROVER UNEASY A Mugwump Squall Distnrbjs tbo Occu pants of tbo White Houso. _ I t t G. WILLIAM AND EATON TALK ; iUorn Till It nfnniKxtra Session of Con * Kress Star Route Contract * For Iowa Awarded National Capital News. Mugwump Wind. AVAsniNriTON , April 14. ( Special Tolfl" pram to the Br.i ; . | Nosuiprlso was croateil lieio by the doclaiatlon of Dorman I ) . Katon , in a public addrrss last night , that ho favored the policy of President Cleveland and would have to take time , If Blalno and Cleveland , are re-nomlnatcd , before ho could decide to support the former. Katon hai been regarded as a mugwump , If not a democrat , for several years. It will bo remembered the sonata committee called him before it several times when considering his nomina tion. as civil fiuiylco commissioner , and that It came near refusing to confirm him because ho was regarded as a democrat by many republicans , and his nomination was Intended to bo that of a republican. The decimation of ( i corgi ) William Curtis that Cleveland could not bo elected if nomi nated has created a sensation among the ad ministration men. It is reported that tnn president is much perturbed over Curtis. ' utterances. KXTRA SESSION TALK. Ex-Kcprcsentallvo liaibour thinks that the noxtcongrost , will bo convened In oxtia ses sion In the fall. Ills opinion Is that congress will be convened In October , and that the called session will run into the regular ses sion. Harbour Is a leading democratic states man In Viixlnin. M1MTAUY MATTKRS. Captain John Van U. lloff , assistant sur geon , has been assigned to duty at Foil Keno , Idaho territory. Lieutenant Charles S. Tear , Twenty-lift ! ! infantry , has beengianted ono mouth's leave from Fort Snelllng , Minn. First Lieutenant Frank II. Mills , Twenty- fourth infantry , who was recently relieved as regimental < umrtorumstor , has applied for six months' Hick leave. Major Charles WakofT. Fourteenth In fantry , has been appointed regimental nuar- termnster In place ot First Lieutenant IMllnid 11. Clark , whose time has nxplred. Colonel George ( iluhon , Fifth Infantry , has appointed Flist Lieutenant Oscar \V. Long adjutant of the regiment to succeed First Lieutenant llobard K. Bailey , whoso term expired March 34. Army leaves : Adjutant William S. Stln- ton , coips of engineers , ten days ; Captain Jacob A. At'Kcr ' , Fifth Cavalry , tour mouths Irom August US , IhST , when ho Is relieved from duty at West Point : Flist Lieutenant ( Jailand N. Whistler , Flttli artillery , four teen days' extension ; Captain Lewis John son , Tvvcnty-fouith Infantry , Fort Sill , In dian tuintory , twenty-live days ; First Lieu tenant Ucorgo Bell , ji. , Thlul inlantry , Fort Mlssouia , Montana , ono mouth extension ; Lieutenant N. U. Stuele , Kighth cavalry. Fort Clark. Texas , until April 20. In the Nineteenth lui.uitry Colonel Charles 11. Smith has appointed First Lieutenant Christian C. Hewitt to the adjutancy , to suc ceed I' list Lieutenant Charles U. Hall , and First Lieutenant William P. Kvaus , who Is now on duty at Weit Point , becomes iegl- mental quartermaster In place of Major Simon C. Vt-dder. Army orders : The resignation ot Captain John J. Kane , asslhtantsuigeon has been ac cepted , to take nllect Ainu 13 , ! Bh7. Vlrst Lieutenant F. K. Philips , Kighth cavalry , has been detailed as inspector on certain re cruiting property it Lexington , Ky. Ord nance brrgeant John 13arr has been placed on the retired list. IOWA HTAIt HOUTK CONTRACTS. Contracts were to-day let tor cat ry Ing mall on star routes In Iowa for lour years , begin ning July 1 next and ending Juno 'M , Ib'Jl , us follows : Algona to Seneca , U. W. Bcedy , S3'J7 ; Uankston to i.ottners , S. W. Wlnslow , SliB : Belvedere to Soldier , O. D. Mooie , 8251 ; Burlington to Augusta , G. D. Mooie , 34 ; Cnntrill to Keosauiiiia , J. L. Jones , 8411 ; Colc-sburg to Osteidcck \ . L. AII.-UO , 8259 ; Colle.ro Springs to Claiinda , J. M. Bowen , 8150 ; Ueconih to * Frankvillo , M. T. Croft , S2Sj ; Piiicufort to Wlnslow , J. L. Jones , 38'J ' ; Fairlield to Bakei , M. T. Cioft , S1U9 ; Klkport to Updi'gralf , S. 1) . Casscliuau , 8110 ; Djersvillo to Petersburg , A.N.Sanbornt33 ; ! ; Dnrango to Luxenburg , II. K. Wilson , 570 ; ( llllespio to Depart , M. T. Croft , 5b ; Ion to Waukcon Junction , G. By water , SOU ; Lan sing to Lansing , George Chambcis. SMI ; Manchester to Foiestvlllo , J. B. Colgrove , S1S9 ; Nashua to New Hampton , II. W. Win- blow , S4'J4 ; Now Hampton to Dcerfiuld , 51. T. Croft , S O ; Pulia to Durham. O. W. Chambers. SHU ; Peosta to Lore. M. T. Cioft , 312'J ; Prlmghar to Paulina , G. W. Chambeis , SJ30 ; Uaclno to Newell , G. D. Moore , 137 ; Shaion Center to Iowa City. M. T. Croft , S120 ; Thoten to Washington Pralrlo , M. T. Croft , S49 ; Warsaw to Harvard , J. L. Jones , 891 ; Waverly to Futibank , M. T. Cioft , 89 ; \Vinterset to Ciet-ton , J. L. Jones , s.45 ; Hamilton to Attica , J. L. Jones , 35 ; Marengo to Mlllorsbur , ' , , J. L. Jones , Si-9 ; Oswalt to Colfax , J. L. Jones , SSO. I'KNSIONS OUANTED WChlEHNKKB. Pensions wuio issued for Ncbraakans to-day as follows : Maiy L. Oulnby , former widow of Daniel N. Fox , MtCook ; William lllgel , Atkinson : Nathan L. Uabcock. Kx- _ etcr ; James N. Dennis , Driftwood ; Chester B. Power , Maj flower ; David Clement , Ox ford ; Lawrence Burgett , PIckcrell. Pensions lor lowims : Ljdla M. , widow of Daniel D. Lamb , Cedar Falls : Jane , widow of Jay C. Hoisford , Klnroncovlllo ; Jonathan Chance , Searing ; William Hush , Dear's Station : Sylvester Mt-KciulP. Dunlap ; John D. Sands , Brlmont ; .Joseph M. Patrick , Bed ford ; Ira 11. Smith , Hull ; George Van Doron , Polk City ; George It. Joy , Athlca ; John Martin , Ida Grove ; Kmt-st Llnnerman , Bur- , llngton ; Mosly Brock , Wlnterset ; Albert J , Cllno , Cincinnati ; Charles Knapp , VInton ; William M. McCrcary , Council Blutls : Mar tha W. , widow ot Charles Pkkou.s , Colfax ; Kr.istus D. Yule , Murttlmlllowu : Klvln Warner , Newton ; Ole Anderson. HUlguvvny ; Oilando Wood , LeMars ; Joseph K. Saljarda , Now burn. . The postolllca at Sandwich , Dundy county , was discontinued to-day. AimrriKn TO PIIACIICK. * William A. Andi'riion. of Omaha , and Andrew J. Graves , of Uock .lilulfs , wrro to-day admitted to practice beloie tlio In terior depaitment. 1'nrdonod y the President. WASHINGTON , April 14. The president to day pardoned 11. II. Mongs , who wan con victed of emboz7llng money from the mails and facntcned to nine years' Imprisonment In the Chester , HI. , penitentiary , and W. 1C. Branuin , now serving a year's suntenco In the Southern Illinois penitentiary for break ing Into a postolllco with Intent to stcil. * 'lio president also granted a pardon to William II. Ovnrholt , convicted of robbing tlio mulls nnd uentcncod to ten years In the houtliern Illinois penitentiary. Adverse action \viia taken in the rr.ses of William Lcbaron , die- tilet ot Minnesota , andB.T. llubburd , north ern district of Illinois. A Kntnl Hook Hlldc. DKNVMI , Apili 14. A Buena Vista special to the Itepubllcan says : A rock slide oc curred In a deep cut In the work of Kyncr , lllgbeo it Bernard on the Midland grade near this place , In which Mr. Bernard. was badly injured and several men killed. The full oxtriit of the Mlbufitor c.-.nnot bo learned at this tlnu * . Drs. Mattoon and Luubman have gone out to thoA rule. His safe tosay tlMtolghtor ten mei\ have lost their lives and several others mure or less in jured. In Itnglmnntal SlatloiiH. W > sniNOTO.s' , April 11 , As soon as the appioprlations for the next Incal yoxr are available , the Sixth , Kighth and Twonty- foiu'th regiments of Infantry will change stations. The Sixth will go from Foil Doug- lustotho Department of the Missouri , 10- lluvlng the Twenty-fourth ; the Klglith , fiom Us station In .Ncbuis.Ua. to Fort Dotiulas , and tlJoTwenty-fotuth to Nebraska , ttlifcf Ing Uo : Kighth.