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THE OMAHA DAILY BEE.
SI XTEENTHB YE . , THURSDAY MORNING , APRIL 21 , 1887k NUMBER 307 A DARE-DEVIL LAD'S ' FEAT , Ho Euccsssfully Climbs the Tall Cathedral Tower at Vienna. HIS COOLNESS SAVES HIS LIFE. IJiirlnl of the Rote Hitrvlvlni ; Child of & \Vllllnin von Iliunhuldt Glad stone Appreciates Aniorlcu'u Sympathy For Ireland. Ha Stnrtlcd Vlcnnn. ICopui lo'it ' JW6v.Aimci ( loidon llennetl. } VIII.V.VA , April 'JO. [ New York Hciald Cable. Special to the Uni : . | The latest Viennese lion Is a > oung dare-devil piano- foito maker's apprentice , aued seventeen , named Johann Ulchter. Ho has just accom plished the .senseless but staittlng feat of climbing 453 feet to the topmost point of the. great tower which Is the crowning glory of the giand old cathedral of St. Stephens. Bidder's head had been slightly turned by reading of a similar ascent made by a man named I'lrchcr a few months ago. 1'lrcher's example was contagious , tor In the small hours of Saturday morning two other work men had already tried and failed to climb up the tower. This was too much for Bidder. He vowed ho would succeed ot pet Ish In the attempt , and the very next night ho executed his project , No moon was shining as ho stole to the foot of the tower , and , watching for his opportunity while the St. Stephens' platz was deserted , tic strapped a black and yellow Hag on his bacK and began to climb up the lightning con ductor. Eio he had got half way no his clothes were torn In a dozen places , his boots were split and the blood was streaming from Ids fingers. But ho hung on like grim death , taking ailvantnuo of every chance piotubcr- ancc , nnd after heroic exertions actually reached thn summit The Hllvhte.st head swinging , or thu slightest nervousness , and ho would have been dashed to pieces. Hap pily he never lost his presence of mind. TIIK nAo siniritibnn THEM. In the morning , when the Ylennes looked up at the cross of the old "Stelfon , " as they affectionately call It , to their amazement tied to It they saw a trim black and yellow pen nant fluttering In the bree/.o. Meanwhile Bidder , who had seen enough of the tower from the outside , had stolen down the staircase Inside , and irivcn himself up to the watchman. Ho was promptly walked oft to the police station. After a few hours detention , however , ho was released and sent home with the well meant but prob ably superfluous warning that ho had bettci not try It again. A HOMP BKVERiaD. Burial of the Only Surviving Child ol Win. Von Iliiinboldt. tCopi/rfoht / 18S7 by Jtimca ( Jordan Ucnnett. ] BEUI.IN , April 20. [ Kow York Herald Cable Special to the BEU. ] The burial this afternoon of Gabriel von Buelow , cro- frau auf Teirel , the last surviving child ol William von Humboldt , cuts ono of the lasl bonds between the two faniuos brothers anil new Germany. Yesterday the body law In - Btato In the house ot Kron Vrlenzen. Al social Berlin sent wreaths and crosses ol magnificent flowers. The emperor sent as i representative Marshall Count I'erpouchor The empress was represented by Connies ; Ferponcher. 1'rinco Alexander , of Prussia came personally. Other princes sent ladle : and gentlemen in waiting. The Domktrcru choir boys chanted "Christ My Lite" boron the body was taken from the room to tin hoarse , which carried it to Toget , to whlcl It was escorted by ono of the emperor'i state carriages to-day. The long pro cession ot relatives and friend : went with the corpse from AIdsyt < Schloss Tcgle , where both Alexande and William loved to live , to the plne-skirtei grave beside the two famous brothers unde the Humboldt monument. The country pen pie crowded around the Iron railing whlcl enclosed the monument. An , old faniil ; servant , guarding the open grave , shool hands with Bit Molster Buelow , when tin son and heir , as chief mourner , took tin place at the head of the grave. A dirge which seemed echoed back by the swayliu pine tops , announced the lowering ot tin body to Its place besldo the long dead father Then there was a short prayer , after whlcl the relatives advanced , with palm leavi flowers In hand , to throw each tnrco hand fills ot earth upon the coflln. Several grca grand-children added their little handfuls t the earth-covering ot the body of their eighty five-year-old grandmother. Among the How era which covered -the coflln enclosure wer wreaths from the emperor , empress am luauy high.officials ol the court. ISTEItKSTINO HKCOU.nCTIONS. The deceased to the last clearly roinom bered a great mass of interesting details re gardlng the philological researches of he . father , William , the travels and adventure ot her undo Alexander , and also coneernln her own life , when as wife of the cmtmssado to England , a representative of Hussla at th Frankfurt diet In 1JM1 , she met all the leadin men of her tlmo. Although living much Ii retirement of late , she several times forme the center of a most brilliant cliclo of nol ables. She attended a dedication of tin statues'of William and Alexander before th university of Berlin , when the Ucl/.er ain crown prince vied with each other In show Ing respect to her. wn.i. imiNo A sir.MomAi , Dr. Shueskeiibtrc , an American pastor n Berlin , will soon take to America an InU ostlng memorial of the Humboldt's namel ; a writing table given by William upon whlc Alexander wrote "Cosmos. " It Is pn served precisely as left , with the remnant ot the last candle used by Alexander befoi death. Gladstone Values American Sunpori LONDON , April 0. Gladstone writes : ' attach very high value and importance totli manifestations now Incessant of America as well as colonial sympathy with the Iris people In the crisis created by the causeles ; Insulting , Insidious bill at present bcfoi parliament. Apait from particular and moi or less formal acknowledgements , 1 am IK of the opinion that It will bo proper or e : pcdlent for mo to takb It upon my.se.lf toai dress any general communication to Amcrft on tills subject , which , however , I noilca and may again notice In parliament. Still amery anxious that the people of this com try should have the means of understandlu how much beyond the range of any section ; impulses and how truly national the mov ment in the United States has become , an In this view 1 would recommend that an ei deavor bo made to present some estimate i the aggiogatu number ol persons by whlc the recent meetings In America were a tended ; likewise , especially , an estimate- < the miiubor of governors , mayors , senator representatives , clergymen and other olllcl ur highly responsible persons by whom sue meetings were countenanced or supported , The Fisheries Dispute , LONDON , April " 9.-H li olllclally stnt ( that Salisbury , in * dispatch sent to Was hiBton March 34 , s Id that ( be British co eminent , understanding that the action < the United States In .denouncing the tlshoi articles of the tre/ity / of Washington to b lu a great degree , the .result of dlsappoln neat at belutf called uuou to pay under the Halifax fMicry award , oilers to revert to thu old condition of affairs without pecuniary Indemnity , which offer , It trusts , will commend Itsc-lf to the American government - ernment us being based upon that spirit of good will and generosity which should ani mate two great and kindred nations , whoso common origin , language and Institutions constitute so many bunds of amity and concoid. AVIII Nolthor Altlrm Nor Deny. WAsm.venoN , April20. The secretary of state declines to either atllrm or deny the statement cabled fiom London to the effect that Lord Salisbury has sent a dispatch to this government on the subject of thu fisher ies , ottering to revert to the old condition of allalis without pecuniary Indemnity. Secre tary Bayard al o declines to express any opinion with u-gard to the subject matter of the dljpatrh as cabled , Tim subject matter of the dispatch Is not exactly news In diplomatic circles , tlio same proportion liavinc emanated from a Canadian souico some tlmo ago. Well In formed persons Incline to the opinion that 10 oTer ! referred to in the cablegram has een thus Indirectly and unofficially made as "feeler" to asoorUIn In advance of an dual tender how such a proposition would o leeeived by the American people. Secie- iry Bayard to-day said that ho was glad to oto the Incieaslng Interest manifested In ic subject , Ho felt that the people ot the ounlry outside of Massachusetts had never uallzud Its Importance ) or appicciated rlio ravlty of the alternative ; left the adminls- ratlon a declaration of non-Intercourse If ; failed to effect a peaceful adjustment of 10 dlircionccs between the United States ml Giuat Britain resp'ectlnn thu construe- Ion of thu tieaty rights of our fishermen. i Salisbury Before the Primrose f jGaguc. LONDON , April , 20. Lord Salisbury , In an ddross delivered last night before the Prim- ese league at Albert palace , the occasion elng the sixth anniversary ot the death of Beaconslield , said thu hollow agitation car- led on during the Easter holidays by thu op- msltlon had tailed anil that the govern ment's cause was the country's. The gov- rnmcnt stood In Ireland facing a vast ma- hlnei. producing terrorism and crime , .gainst . which the government Intended to trugirlo with all the powers parliament vould grant. Gladstone's Imagination liad le-celvcd him when he attempted to prove hat his party's prospects were very bright i'he present Irish crimes bill would notcom- iaro in stringency with Gladstone's bill of 831. Under the latter measure people were mprlsoned without trial. This could not bo lone under thu niesciit bill. The suppres sion of crime In Ireland did not mean the oppression of liberty. The Slcnatiircn All Differ. LONDON , April 20. Tlio managers of the i'ri'.ss association assert that they liavo scnn sliniatureh written by Parnnll In 18 ) and others in 1SS3 showing homo of the chaiac- eristles noticeable In the signature In the Times , but all differing from one another somewhat , so that a definite opinion cannot bo formed from a comparison ot them. A Royal Couple Separates. LONDON , April 20. A dispatch from Vienna to the Standard says that the eiuecn ) f Se-rvla has separated troin her husband , King Milan , ana returned to her family In Itussla. Political and domestic differences are the grounds given for the scpaiatlon. The ICpsom Hace. LONDON , April 20. The city and suburban handicap race of 1,030 sovereigns was run : o-day at the Epsom spring meeting and won by Merry Duchess. There were nine starters. IN IIONOK OF MITCHELL. Resolutions of Heaped to the DeaO Millionaire. NFW YOHK , April 20. At a special mcetlnc of the directors of the Chicago , Milwaukee ic St. Paul railroad company , called by Vice President Bond , a preamble eulogistic ol Aloxnder Mitchell and the following resolu tlons were adopted : He-solved , That wo tender to the family of the deceased our profound sympathy In the great loss they have sustained : and thai they bo furnished with a copy of this minute and these resolutions. Itesolved , That a commltteo of directors , consisting of Messrs. Bond , Armour , Plank- Inton , ( ieddes , Easton and Mllbank , be ap pointed to attend the funeral of the deceased at Milwaukee. MOUKNINO AT MIT/WAUKUK. MILWAUKEE , April 20. Thoucli no defi nite arrangements tor Alexander Mitchell' ; funeral have been made , it will probablj occur next Monday. It will be ono of the most largely attended over held In Wiscon sin. To-day flags on all public and private buildings were at half-mast and the union depot , general offices of the Chicago , Mil waukee A St. Paul railroad company , tin chamber of com merco and numerous othei buildings were heavily draped In mourning , All railway engines leaving the city were bedecked with the sauio insignia of mourn Inc. Inc.Tho The succession of the St. Paul's presi dency Is a matter of lively Interest hero , John Planklnton , who has been mentioned for the nlaco , said to-dav : "I Hardly thlnli there will bo any Immediate action. There Is no necessity for haste , as the vice presl dent can act for him until the vacancy li filled. THE T.ASTTIIIP. Nr.w YOHK , April 20. The remains of tin late Alexander Mitchell were to-nltht taker to the Pennsylvania railway depot am placed In the special car of tue dead presl dent. They will bo carried straight througl to Milwaukee. Mr. and Mrs. John L. Mitch ell , Dr. Mackio and Buv. Dr. Keeue , accom panted thu body. Blalno in Chicago. CincAno , April 20. James G. Blalno ar rived In this city this morning over the Wa bash railroad. Ho was met at the depot b ; his sons , Walker and Emmnns , no crowi having assembled at the station. Accom panylng Mr. Blalno weio his wlto , hi daughter , Miss Harriet Blalnc , am Miss Abigail Dodge. The party was at one driven to the Grand Pacific where the ; biuakfasted. Walker Blalno said this morn Ing that his lather had completely recoverei from his late illness and was feeling bettc than for semi ) tlmo past. Just what his plan wera ho could not sav , but he would bo abl to tell more later In the day. Among the persons who called at the hole to see Blalno were a number ofpiomlnen republicans of the state. Walker Blalne ar iieared In answer to their card and said hi lather's need of rest after the long journoj forbido him the pleasure of receiving visitor to-day. Thcro Is a movement among tin bankers of the city to tender Mr. Bl.dno banquet , at which ho will be requested t speak on the business situation ot the prei ent times. It Is understood a committee ha been appointed to call on Mr. Blalnu to-inoi row with the Invitation. The likelihood c his acceptance has not been learned , Foreign Mission Workers. CHICAGO , Apill 20. The western dlvlsloi of the Woman's Baptist Foreign Mission se clety convened hero to-day. Ills the sixteen ! anniversary of the society. This mornini tiie addtess of welcome was delivered befor 400 delegates from all thn neighboring state ; The report of the secretary showed the se clety had paid 523. TJJ to support forelg missions , while S3.G32 was paid for home c > penses. Papers were then read and speeche nmdo bearing more or less directly on th system of weekly contributions In churches In thu afternoon committees on nominn tlons nnd resolutions were appointed an several Mate reports were heard. The bul of the afternoon was spent In listening t enthusiastic addresses from several returne missionaries , among them Miss O. 11. Dai lels , of Swato , China , aud Mus E. O. Am brose , of Totituoo , Bufmah. A Strike Averted. MILWAUKEE , April 20. The threalene carpenters'stiiko has. been averted by tl : master carpenters agreeing to keep the shops open only nine hours a day after Ma l , and p.iy the men the present prices pc day. Prohibition Defeated. ST. JOHNS , N. F. , April 20.-A bill fe total prohibition of the liquor traffic In till colony was defeated In the assembly by tl casting of a , vote by the speaker. DON'T ' KNOW WHAT TO DO , The Pacific Eallroad Commissioners Trying to Find Out Their Dutioj , AT OUTS WITH GEN. JOHNSTON. IIcSnyH Ho Will Give Them No As sist unco Whatever Connrpusniau Paysem On the Inter-State JLiaw Capital News. Hunting For Infonnntlon. WASHINGTON' , April 20. [ Special Tele gram to tlio HEP . | Commissioner Littler , of tliu 1'aclllc railroad commission , speaking about tlio business which the commission had on hand , said : "Ourjtlrst business Is to llnil out what wo arc to do , what Is expected of us and liow wo nro to proceed. Wo liavo Interviewed tlio president of the United States , Secretary Lamar and ttic United States commissioner of railroads , nnd wo liavo not yet ascertained whut our duties are. Wo shall lirst proceed to ascertain what thu law requires of us. For several days we shall not bo nblo to do more than examine the law nnd authorities and determine what Is expected of us. Wo liavo already taken steps to liavo all the records and ovl- enco on lilo In any of tlio departments laid eforo the commission. " Chairman Pattlson , speaking about the iiatter , sold they would bo glad to hear from nyone Interested In the investigation and ny Information would be thankfully re- elved. Already there Is a row between ioncral Joe Johnston , commissioner of rail- oads , and the Investigating commission. Ho tai's he Is already clothed with all the power > owawed by the Pacific railroad commission , mil rnat he and his clerks can do tlic work ust as well. Ho does not propose to show he commissioners any favois , and whatever hey may accomplish will bo without the as- iistance of the coiiimlssloncrof railroads. WASHINGTON , April 20. The Pacific rail- oad commissioners met In their temporary icadquartors in the geological survey brrtld- iiu' this morning and immediately proceeded o business. The commltteo will remain In he city some time. Congressman Payaon Distrusted. WASHINGTON , April 20. [ Special Tele gram to the HKI : . ] Congressman Ptiyson said o-dav that ho was disappointed and dis gusted at UIG failure to enf01 co the inter state commerce law. He declared that the commission had no warrant for thu suspen sion of the long and short haul clause and ixcccdcd their authoilty In suspending It. Tlio arguments upon which they acted in : lolng so , ho said , were the same that were made against tlio bill In congress and weio then overruled. If there was anything con gress insisted upon , it was that clause. Ho thought that at the next congress tl'o ' 11lends of the bill would propose to repeal the clause which cave the commission any discretion at all in the matter , and ho thought congress would insist that the long and short haul clause bo given a trial. Anarchy Denounced ny IjRhor. WASHINGTON , April 20. [ Special Tele- tram to the BnK.I At a mooting of the 'odcrntlon of labor of the District of Colum bia , an organization of all the trades unions , a man by the name of Stohn , an anarchist missionary , made an Jaddrcss. He had not proceeded tar when he was Interrupted by E. W. Oyster , the foreman of the govern ment printing olllco , who suggested that the working men of the District did not synv pathi/.o with the doctrines uttered by the lecturer and did not care to heir anything moreflf the sort from him. The address was thoretoro cut short , and a series of res olutions adopted unanimously declaring that the federation of labor took no stock In anarchism or socialism , so-called , but con sidered It tlio duty of all worklngmon to acknowledge and faithfully obey the laws , Another resolution was adopted declaring that the Sunday laws , as Interpreted and un forced by the District commissioners , were beneficial to the welfare of the community In general and the laboring classes in particu lar. lar.This This act stilled the lirst attempt to intro duce anarchism Into the capital. The Iiite-Stnto Commission. WASHINGTON , April 0. Representatives of a lariro number of business Interests cen tering In Boston wcro oresent In the rooms of the Inter-stato commission this morning and the hearing of their arguments occupied the greater part of the day. William li. Lincoln , agent of the trans-Atlantic steam ers , said under oath that the whole business of Boston , both local and export , was In volvt'd In this matter of a change of rate ; which the inter-state commerce bill brought into effect. Boston was the second port ol tlio country in amount of ezpoits and 1m ports. This trade had all bean built upon c basis of unuallty with New York on rates , Now York's advantage , In splto of thh equality , was such thatjtho average rate ol ocean freight during the last season had been from a penny to a penny and a hull in her favor. This question was of such Im portance that he hnd cabled his people in Liverpool to delay the sailing of a Meauishlr which was about to sail until the niattei was settled. Ho knew that other lines had done the same. The through rate from Chicago cage to Liverpool to-day was less than the local rate from Chicago to Boston. Other complaints were of about the same nature. The commissioners gave no Intimation as tc what their action may be. Attcr a recess tho"coinmlsslon gave a hear ing to representatives of certain northwestern - orn rallioad Interests. J. A. Hanley , general oral manager of ot the Minnesota & Noith- western railroad , presented a petition for at : order to allow that line , In connection wltli the W abash and Central Iowa company , tc legulato its tarills upon through business be tween St. Louis and St. Paul and Mlnneapo Us to meet water competition upon the Miss Isslppl ; also to allow the company to regu late Its tar Ill's between St. Paul and Minne apolis and Peoria to meet competition between tween these terminals , irrespective of its local tariff ; also for an order to authorize ndes in connection with the Illinois Centra upon through tratllc to meet competitor njion the lake. W. S. Mellon , general man ageroftho Wisconsin lines , addressed the commission in connection with his pctlttor for the suspension of the long and short hau clause filed last week , Uonresentatlves of the Pacific Plm Lumber company and Bedwood Man ufacturing association of San Fran cisco telegraphed the Inter-stato commerce merco commission , asking suspension of sec tion 4 of that law , as their prospective Inter ests wcro becoming parahzed and grea losses caused thereby. Prominent Sai Fianclsco fruit linns liavo also telegraphec to the same ellect , siylni ? the Irult trade I : seriously jcopaulUed oy the workings of tin inter-state commercu bill. Ncbrabka Claims Acted On. WASHINGTON , April 20. [ Special Tele gram to the Bni.J : The claim of Jacob Her man , of Holt county , Nebraska , amountlni to 51,000 , for depredations committed In 160 and ISftS by Sanarc Sioux and Ogalalla Slou : Indians , the secretary'of the Interior to-Jaj finding the evidence not sufllclont to estab Ish th * claim and not presented within thu imitation llxed by law , was disallowed. Secretary Lamar has reversed the dcclsloi of Commissioner Sparks In the case o Charles F. Downey against JayS. Briggs. : timber cnlturo entry that comes up from th Nlobrara land olllco In Nebraska. Pension * Granted lowans. WASHINGTON , April 20. [ Special Tolograi to the BEE. ] The following pensions wor gi an ted to lowans to-day : MaryA , , wldo of Fred G. Gosling , Strawberry Poln ( Originals ) ; Alvay W. Bentou , Sprlngvllk Hans Larson. Mllford ; John G. Ashton JjelighAdolphKlelnButtPhIlllpElghni ) ; : Belmont ; TlMinas Bandall. Dallas Ceptu Gilbert. W. Jones , Leon ; TliomaaiW. Wl llamson , Burl ; Walker W. Brown , Spencer : Km C. Kennedy , Ijowls ; Peter Sliivey , Exlra ; U. Jlttlc Gjertson , Calauics. PoBtnl April 20. [ Special Tele gram to the Bui : . ] Mlle.s M. Bradbury was appointed postmaster at Union Mills , Ma- haska coUntv , Iowa , vice P. D. Taylor , re signed , Another Monti Cell Ej.pr.otcd. WASIIINOTON. April ' . ' 0. It Is expected that another call for 3 per cent bonds will bo made In a few days. There are now out- Manilla Kl'.ib'J4HX ( ) 3 per cents , ot which SltM'.iVJW are held by national banks , S yiVitO bv residents of thu United States. and $7,000 by foreign residents. , Another Merrill Promoted , WASHINOION , April 20. The president to-day appointed Henry Murrltt.ot Illinois , United States consul at Chemnitz. The Catholic Church nnd the Knights. Nr.wYoiiK , April 20. [ Special Telegram to the BnK.J A dispatch to the Catholic News from Dr. Francis A. StolTens , of the German college In Borne , stating that the pope had approved the \Iews of Cardinal Gibbons on the Knights of Labor , with cer tain restrictions , has caused much talk among the Knights and members of the united labor party. Jtev. Dr. Edward Me- Glynn , In speaking of1 the matter yestciday , said : " 1 do not know anything about Dr. StcITons and never heard of him before. If there Is any authority for what ho says as to ho-probabilities and possibilities of the re- ocatlon of the approval of the Knights of jabor In case they Identify themselves with ho theories of certain agitators , a reasonable ntcrprctatlon would bo i that the Roman uthorltics could only mean by such reserva- ion to Indicate men who are agitating tor 'urtlicranco of the doctrines and practices already condemned by the Konmn colleges , 'ertaln terms of socialism and communism lave been condemned by Borne as contrary lo natural justice. " The general feeling imong Knights of Labor Is that the languatro > f the edict Is misty , and while a majority of hem si'cm to think that clause statins ; that f the Knights Identify themselves with the henries now being disseminated by certain agltatois , this decision In their favor will be revoked , is aimed at Henry George and Dr. McGlynn , many ot thorn say that It simply alluded to anarchists and socialists. Suicide or nil Arctic Explorer. ANNArous , Md. , April 20. Lieutenant John W. D.uicnhower , the arctic explorer , > hot and killed himself at the naval academy his morning. He had mental trouble alter .ic came back from the arctlo region. QTho remains ot Dancnhower will bo taken to Washington to-morrow for burial. He was born thirty-seven years ago In 111- nois and onteied the naval sorvlco In 1SCO. He was attached to the Vandalla during her cruise in the Mediterranean in Is70 , when Goneial Grant took his family on board to visit the Holy Land. Prior to this , in 1S7. , his mind had been affected and he waster tor about two mouths confined In St. Elizabeth's Insane asylum in the District of Columbia. Ho was among the first ot the olllcers who volunteered to go upon tlio Jeannette - notto Arctic expedition. Melville and Dan- cnhowcr wcro the only officers who returned allvo from that expedition. Naval officers maintain that it was owing to Danenhower's line seamanship and handling of the whale bo.it , notwithstanding his partial blindness , that the safe landing of the crow was due. Making It Strictly IJuslncun. KANSAS Crrv , April 30. A meeting of representatives of theleading newspapers of the Missouri valley and , the southwest was icld hero to-day for consideration of their relations with the railroads and the Inter state commerce law. Resolutions , of which the following Is tlio substance , were adopted : Kesolved. That we cheerfully acquleso In the new order of things ; That , to accomplish the change , the press and railroads .shall tieat each other as rationally conducted business entitles ; That all business between these two bo upon a , cash basis or its equivalent : That time tables , notices of a business character , and any other form of advertising should bo charged for by publishers , and no cxctiancc upon the courtesy plan bo continued ; That each publisher fix his own rates for his space and accept therefor only such compensation as will bo available for use In the conduct of the business by the proprietors or employes : That the acceptance of contracts that would produce any other result should bo discoun tenanced. Sharing in the Profits. CINCINNATI , April 20. The linn of Proc tor & Gamble , manufacturers , have made an elaborate proposition for allowing their em ployes to share In tro profits of the firm. Tlio plan Is to ascertain twlco a year the amount ot profits during the preceding mouths , allowing as expenses G per cent In terest on the capital employed and reason able salaries to members of the firm ciuvotluz their tlmo to its Interests , and then divide these protits between the firm and employes in proportion to capital and wages earned. The employes have accepted the proposition and resolved that no outside influences shall disturb the relations between them and their employers. An Illinois Investigation. D , 111. , April 20. In the house session this afternoon resolutions were adopted calling for the appointment of a com mittee of live to Investigate the soldiers' and orphans home at Normal and the cause of the removal of Mrs. Ohr from the superlntend- cncy ot that Institution. Pending considera tion of the resolutions. Speaker Calhoun took the floor and refuted the charges against film by certain papers and severely criticized the trustees of the Institution tor allowing the impression to stand that ho endeavored to have Mrs. Ohr reinstated In the taco of the charges against her. The Great lie ml Settlers. HURON , Dak. , April 20. To-day the sur veyor-general of Dakota was notilied to sur- vov several townships in and on the greal bond of the Missouri , as well as elsewhere In that locality. It Is understood that these lands are those from which white settlers ante to bo driven by troops. Under the land in seveialty law the Indians have chosen the lauds at these points which they wish al lotted to them. Most of tlio settlers In the two reservations are In the great bend , when there is abundant timber , grass and Water "Weather Indications. For Nebraska Fair weather , followed bj local rains ; warmer ; southerly winds , fol lowed by slightly cooler , variable winds. For Iowa Fair weather , followed by loca rains , by Friday morning variable winds generally shitting to southerly ; stationary temperature , except in western portions slightly cooler. A Heavy Failure. UTICA , N. Y. , April 23. The general as slgnment of George Clark , the inllllonalr land owner aud hop dealer of Springfield Otsega county , was filed In the Oneld county clerk's office to-day. There are S'iO- 000 unsatisfied judgments outstaiidini against him. The liabilities have not beei made public , The liabilities are estimated at 31,000,000. A IllR Draft Lost. NKW YOIIK , April 20. In the columns o the morning papers there appeared to-day ai advertisement for a 575.000 dratt which hat been lost or stolen. It was the draft of th Bank nf North America ot Philadelphia , o : the bank of the New 1'ork National Bankln association , of Now York , to order of Duni Bros. Payment has been stopped. Western Union Witter. NEW YOIIK , April 20. A statement wt filed to-day In the county clerk's olllco shov Ing that the directors of the Western Unlo telegraph company , by a two-thirds voti had Increased Its capital stock -00,00 1 ij a total capital t > f 31,200,000. EXPRESSIONS OF SORROW , The Death of Judga Weaver Galls Out Mes sages of Condolence SYMPATHY FOR THE BEREAVED. Preparations [ For the Funeral to lie Held on Friday Afternoon Mourn- lug at Falls City Other State News. They Mourn Ills Lous. FAT.T.S Cirv , Xcb. , April 20. ( Special to the Br.K.1 The time of the funeral ot Ne braska's dead statesman , Hon. AJ. Weaver , has been fixed at 2 o'clock p. in , , FrUfay , April 2J. it will bo held at the Methodist church In this city , and will bo under the di rection of the Knights Templar , assisted by other Masonic orders and tlio Knights of Pythias , of all ot which orders Judge Weaver was an honored member. Falls City Is still stunned ami dn/.ed by the great blow. The whole city aud county mourns. It Is an Irre parable loss to this community , as well as a personal affliction to thousands. The follow ing are among the messages of condolence received from all parts of the country : GENI-.VA , Nob. , April l' ) . I' , li. llcardsloy : Everybody Is shocked at the news sent. Wire me when funeral Is to be. Must be down. J. , | INHN. : BKATIUCK. Neb. , April 11) ) . Mrs. A. J. Weaver : The ( hand Commandery Knights Templar of Nebraska , now In session heic , have learned with sorrow of the death of your honored nusband and our esteemed brother. Wo extend to you mid his family our tia- ternal sympathies in this , your hour of be reavement. E. F. Grand Commander. WASIIINOTON , I ) . C. , April W Hou. Bob- ort Clegg : It is with deep sorrow that I have learned of the sudden death of Judge Weaver. Please convoy to his family my earnest , heart felt sympathies in their great bereavement. JOHN A. MCSHANK. ST. Louis , Mo.i April ID. Mrs. A. J. iVe-aver : Accept our loving sympathies for ourself and dear children. Mn. AMU Mus. Gnouoi : WILSON. WASHINGTON. I ) . C. , April U > . Mrs. A. J. iVeavor : Wo all send sympathy. Our loss Is econil only to yours. CIIAIII.KH M. NVE. WASHINGTON , I ) . C. , April 1U. Mrs , A. J. iVeavcr : Wo were shocked to learn of your uddun and cruat bereavement and tender mr deepest sympathy. Mit. AND Mus. C. II. VAX WVCK. UnATRicK , Neb. , April V. ' . Mrs. A. J. iVeaver : In sorrow I sympathize with vour ricjiarablo bereavement. The state suffers n tue loss of ono of Its greatest and best non , who. with raio absence of vanity \nd nieie display , had rare piesenco of real great ness. J. 11. Dnoopy. WIIT : POINT , Neb. , April 10. P. E. Hardsley : Convey to Mrs. Weaver sincere condolence ot self and family. 1 have lost a friend and Ncbrabka ono of its most useful citi/ftiis. E. K. VAI.KNTINK. BUTTON , Neb. , April 19. Mrs. A. J. Weaver : Accept our heaitfelt sympathy for the loss of your noble husband In the prime of his manhood. In his untimely deatli the itate and the country loses an honored aud isoful eiti/.eu. J. li. Dl.NH.MoitE , Gio. : SCOTT , 1. D. EVANS. f FIIF.MONT , Neb. , April 10. Hon. 1. Beeves : Please convoy to Mrs. Weaver my heartfelt sympathy in her bereavement in the death of Judge Weaver. Nebraska loses ono of her most eminent citizens. As an ofliclal he was clean and Incorruptible. Gr.o. W. E. Donsr.v. OMAHA , Neb. , April ! . Mrs. A. J. Weaver : 1 am Inexpressibly shocked at the sad news of the death of Judge Weaver , ana extend my heartfelt sympathy to you , 'ils children and the community that has sus- : aiued the severe loss. CHAHI.KS F. MANDEHSON. The Grand Coniinandory. BEATIIICK , Neb. , Apill 20. [ Special Tele gram to the Bii.l : The grand commandory adjourned at 12 o'clock last nldit , the ofllcers present being E , F. Warren , Nebraska City , : . C. ; C. P. Needham , Omahn , J. J. Wemple , Hastings , J. J. France , Blun Hill , and B. Bowen , Omaha. The right eminent giand officers elected for the ensuing term were : Lieutenant E. S. Dudley , Lincoln , comman- ; lcr ; J. J. Wemple , Hastings , deputy ; Henry Gibbons , Kearney , generalissimo ; H. B. Nicodemus , Fremont , captain ccneral ; II. N. Blake , Beatrice , prelate ; B. A. Holmes , Tccumseh , senior warden ; E. C. Salisbury , Beatrice , junior warden ; J. S. France , Blue Hill , ticasnrer ; Win. 11. Bowen , Omaha , recorder ; J. D. Moore , standard hearer ; Gustavo Anderson , Omaha , sword bearer ; 11. P. B. Millar , Lincoln , warden : G. 1L Andrew , Grand Island , captain of guaid. These ofllcers were installed by B. Oakley , ot Lincoln , past grand commander. Besolutlons of condolence on the death of A. J. Weaver , of Falls City , wcro passed and sent to Mrs. Weaver , and the following committee was appointed bythecommandery to attend the funeral : E , F. Warren , S. P. Davidson , Chas. A. Holmes , E. C. Salisbury and H. F. Cook. The next grand com- mandciy will bo held at Grand Island. Crime at Coin minis. COLUMIIUW , Neb. , April 20. ( Special Tele gram to the Br.E.j Edward Grant , who usetl a knife so viciously on John McShvoeder on Monday , waived cxamlnatlem to-day and was put under bonds of S1X000. McSchroeder was unable to appear yesteiday , his Injuries being 10 sevcie. hast night the saloon of V. A. Mackin was broken Into by Charles Beek , taking cigars , tobacco , whisky and 810 In boodlo. Pollco- mail McTaggait captured Beck in 11 , J. Hud son's barn , where ho had secreted himself. The Steve MonldorH1 Strike. BoriiisTiR : : , April20. An Important meet ing of the executive committee of the second , thlid and fourth districts of the Steve Founders' National Defense association was held to-day to take action relative to tlio ex. Istlng steve moulders' stiiko. * It was unani mously decided that patterns of the foundiei \ where strikes aio existing should be ordered Into the second district , which compilscs the states of Now Yoik , Now Jersey , Maryland , Virginia and that p.ut of Pennsylvania pas ! of the Allegheny mountains. In view of the fact that a general stiiko is in progiess in the third and fourth dlstilcts , which compilsc the westcin states , this action Is of the grav est Impoitancc , as it virtually means that the western foundries are to bo closed down ant the work done In the c.ist. In Honor of Arthur , AT.IIANV , N. Y. , Apill 20. Exorcises Ir honor of the memory of the late Preslden Arthur were held In the assembly chainbci this evening , a distinguished audience buinf. present. Senator Smith called the meeting " to order and Intioduced" Governor 111 ! ! a : chairman. The governor was received will hearty applause and bileflv returned thank ! for the honor thus contorted upon him. Tin speakers were ex-United States Dlstrlc Attorney Bcnfamln H. Browster. of Phlla dolphla , and Hon. Chauucoy M. Depew , ol Now York , who spuko eloquently upon tin life , character and public service ot the dca < president. Steamship Arrivals. PiuiAi > iu'HiA : , April 20. [ Special Tele gram to the BKB. | Arrived Tlio stcame Pennsylvania , from Antwerp. HAMuriio. April 20. Arrived Tin steamer Wldand , fiom New York. Nr.w YOIIK. ' Apiil 20. Ai rived Th steamer Wcbternland , from Antwerp. The Panhandle Holiliers. PiTTSiiuno , April 20. The prellralnar ; proceedings in the postponed Panhandl railroad robbery cases camu this tcomin before Deputy Mayor Grlpp and all the prls oners waived preliminary examination an were held for trial at court. The case probably will be tiled during thu presen court tettu , SCHNAUUEI/T MI3A11I ) FtlOM. The Missing Anarchist Writes From Ills Itctroat In Norway. CmrAoo , Apill 20. The Dally News to- norrow will say : A letter from Rudolph Schnaubelt , thu much looked for anarchist nid alleged thrower of the Haymarkct bomb , ms been received In Chicago , and thojo who are In a position to know do not for a mo ment doubt Its authenticity. Tno letter Is latcd "Christiana March 1M7 " , Norway , , , and reached here through the medium of an uiarchlst sheet issued In London by an Aus- : tlaii socialist named Joseph 1'crkcrt , who Is an old friend of Schnaubelt. The fugitive Ionics throwing the bomb , but intimate's he Is sorry he did not do It , ana that ho only left because ho knew it wasn't safe for him heie. He declined to give his travels until ho can write again , but It Is understood by his filcuds hero that ho was on the P.xclllc coast until thn anarchist tilal ended In Chicago , and then worked his wav to Canton , thence ? olug to Sydney , later to Bombay , and linally to Norway , being now on ono of the vessels In the Northern sea lluhlng heriings. MICHIGAN imilUOKY. A Sensational Case Comes Up In the LANSINO , Mich. , April 20. [ Special Tele gram to the Biif.J A sensational bribery case has como up In the house of representa tives. F. L. Eaton , of Saalnaw City , inter ested In the revision of tlio charter of that place , charged that Bepresontatlvo H. M. Dakln ( dcm. ) had given him a list of the members of the legislature with thn price for which each would vote In tavor of Eaton's measure. Attcr debate a committee of in vestigation was appointed. Eaton's state ment has been sworn to and ll gave thn names of all the persons mentioned by Da- kin. The speaker summoned all of them before him. Dakln acknowledged the schedule of fifteen members with esti mated bribes attached as his own work and signed the statement to that effect. Ho stated , further , tliathe never approached any of the number on the subject of the charter. After the charges were in ado In the house an opportunity was given for a denial and the clerk read the note signed by Daklu denying the charges In toto. He refused to allow his first statement to bo made public and will not talk on the subject , The members are highly Indignant and laklnwill | probably bo expelled from his scat In the legislature. ON TUB mAMONI ) . Pitcher McCorntlck Released Dy Chi- CORO Yesterday's Gaums. CiiirAeio , April 20. President Spaldlng , of the Chicago basu ball club , to-day released James McCormlck , pitcher , to the Plttsburg club , and reserved in exchange the right to eiicaixo the California pitcher , Van Haltrcen , who was under contract to play In Pittsburp. It is understood thu Chicago club received § 2,000 for the release ot McCormick. YISTIIIHAY'S OAMP.S. LOUISVII.M : . April 20. The game between St. Louis and Louisville to-day resulted as follows : St. Louis . 4 1000103 x 0 houlsvillo . 0 00310130 0 Umpire Bauer. CINCINNATI , April 23. The game between Cincinnati aud Cleveland resulted as follows : Cincinnati . 2 0420303 0 14 , Cleveland . 1 .S 000001 1 0 Pitchers Shea and Crowell. Umpire Cuthbort. lUr-TiMonr. April 20. The game to-day between Baltimore and the Athletics re sulted as follows : Baltimore . ,0 0001341 8 Athletics . 0 0000200 2 The game was called at the eighth Inning on account of darkness. Pitchers Kllroy and Atkinson. Base hits Baltimore , l.r > ; Athletics , 4. Errors-Baltimore , 2 ; Athletics , 5. Umpire Knieht , BHOOKI/VN , April 20. Tlio game to-day between thn Brooklyns and the Metropoli tans resulted as follows : Brooklyn . 23003111 1-12 Metropolitans. . . . 0. 0 0 Base hits Booklyn , 20 ; Metropolitans , 10. Eriors Biooklyns , 1 ; Metropolitans , 3. Umpiie McQnade. A Queen in California. SAN FRANCISCO , April 20. Queen Kaplo- lanl , of the Hawaiian kingdom , arrived this morning from Honolulu on the steamer from Australia , accompanied by Princess Lllino- kalani and a number of high officials. The steamer , whllo coming up the harbor , was boarded by lepreseutatlves of Port Col lector Hagors" olllce. who welcomed the queen to this country on behalf of the United States government. Her majesty replied : "I thank you for your courtesy. 1 have always been anxious to visit this great country , and I liavo uo doubt my stay hero will be a pleasant ono. " Queen Kaplolanl appealed on deck In a black dress , plainly trimmed with black serge , overcoat and black velvet bonnet , set oil with mauve colored feather tips. Her oyrs are black and her complexion Isdiuk olive. Her face is of a distinct Hawaiian typo. She Is fifty-two jcais of airc. In stature she Is short andjstout and has a pleas ant countenance. Princess Llllnokalanl , who accompanies her majesty , Is the king's sister and heiress apparent to the Hawaiian throne. The royal paity has seemed a suite ot six apartments at the Palace hotel. Her majesty will visit her nephnws at St. Matthew's college , San Mateo , Cala. , whe-ro they me- being educated , and on her return to this city will proceed east. Her trip being for health and change of scene , she does not travel In state. Ijiimher Dealers' Meeting. MINNEAPOLIS , April 20. The Northwest ern Lumber Mamifactmers' association met this morning In annual session , President E. W. Duraut piosldlnu' . The reports of the amount of stock on hand , at the principal points in thu northwest , condition ot itrlvcs , etc. , were made and necessary changes In prices re-commended. The effect of the now Inter-stato commerce law on the manufac ture and transportation of lumber will he the chief topic of discussion to-dav. Ne doubt the present rates are detrimental to tin lumber inteiests nud some modification ol the law will piobably bo asked. Conspirators Sentenced to Death. ST. PiTinsiiuuo : , April 20. Six ot the men arrested for complicity in the plot te assassinate the czar , which was to have been carried out March 13 , have been senteucec to death. The other conspirators have beet sentenced to Impilsoiiient lor life. A Distinguished Visitor. Dr. Joseph Stadlor , one of the oldest most rcspcctcel and eminent physician : of Milwaukee , where he lias practicce for innny years , is expected here on i short visit to some of his friends. Tin doctor's health has been somewhat I in 'pajrcd by devotion to eluty and eomcs fo a needed rest. He lias several patient here already and a number of person who , having previously met him in a so cial way , are anxious to meet Him a ain Tlio doctor will bo hnre in a few day and will bo warmly welcomed by hi ; many friend * . Plo.tsfMl With the illllM. B. S. Drifts , business manager of tin McGibcny family , has returned from tin "Black Hills" and is at the Millnrd. Hi reports UinHulf us a ruenblo surprised with thutowns , there as ho hael rcai much u aiust them , in times past , &n < looked for rau 'li cities but instead fount much culture and rofinuuunt , thriviiij schools , prosperous churches , oncr etl business men , oed newspapers and In places well governed , Ilnclyami roman tlcnlly selected , good faTminjj land abounding riches in minerals untold u > points OWA VETERANS IN COUNCIL. ntoicsting Work of the State Encampment in Session at Dubuquc. SEVERAL CONTESTS ON HAND. I'hc President' * Course In the Mattctf of Pensions Moth Condemned nnd Uphold Other News of the ( Unto. The lawn Ornnd Army. Dunuijui : , la. , April 20. [ Special Tolo- tram to the Bii.J : : The business sessions of lie Grand Army encampment wcro tcsumcd his morning at the Giand opera house anil ho Woman's Itullef corps met at the KnUhta f Pythias hall. This . \ltcrnoon the dele- ; ate.s hud a paiade , with company 0 , of Cedar Kaplds , and company A , of Dubuquc , s escorts. The music was furnished by the 'ourth Regimental band , Myers' Military > and from CodaHaplds and other country > ands. The attendance to-day Is 5,000. U'lieral Falrchlld pronounced It the finest tale encampment ho ever attended. Ho ddrcssed the G. A. It. Woman's IJellof orps and the Thlitccnth United States rcgu- ars this morning. DUIIUO.UK , la. , April 20. The annual en- ampincnt of the Iowa posts ot the Grand Lrmy of the Republic mot at the opera house his morning. There were 150 posts ropro- cnti'd and tlio city Is filled with a largo con- ourso oi people. After tin ) roll call , the dopart- iiont commander , W. A. Mcllonry , of Denton - on , delivered Ills address , when adjourn- uent was had until 4 o'clock. The giaud larado came oil this afternoon at 2 o'clock- inder escort of the Govcinor's Greys , of ) uiHtque , and of company C , of Crdar taplds. The meetings of a number of ad- unct associations were held last nlirht and o-day , biich as the prisoners of the war , thu old Thirteenth regiment , veterans ot the iruiy of the Potomac , Wisconsin boys , and Women's Belief corps. Tlio parade of the G. A. 11. encampment vas a blir success , over 1.000 men being In Ino , mostly veterans. At the afternoon session of the encampment reports of olllcers vere received and referred to committees. Several contests are on hand and are being actively canvassed In the lobbies , the leadline ones being on the choice of the next state commander , the location ot the next en campment , and on the pension question. On he latter award different resolutions wcro ntroduced , all of which were referred. They condemn the action ot the president. Action on all these matters will betaken to-morrow. ) n the pension question Commander Mc- Henry spoke at length. The action ot tlio latlonal committee on pensions Is fully en- lortcd bv the commander. Tlieni Is quite a counter current also In favor of the presl- ; tent's couise. General Faiiclnid's order forbidding posts to respond to cliculars , Is sued last night , Is the subject ot comment , icarly all of which Is favorable. Iienvltt SUCH For Lii'hcl. CHICAGO , April 20. Herman Levy. gcn orally called Harry Lcavltt , who turned In former In the Haddock murder trial at Sioux City , began a SuO.OOO suit for libel In the superior couit hero to-day against Frank liitton , Clinton A. Snowden , James A. Snowden , James A. West aud John Flynn. publishers of the Chicago Mall , on account . of an article Tuesday commenting on Arena- -iiorf's acquittal and describing Levy as a dls- eputable person , black-leg , confidence- man , oafor and thief. Loavltt claims ho IB reputable theatrical manager at Chicago. Conflagration nt Contorvlllc. CENTKHVIM.K , la. , April 20. [ Special Tele gram to the BIE. : ] Yesterday Conterville was visited by a conflagration which will entail a loss of about SlViOO In the aggregate. It originated in the packing house of Hart- nan & Co. The building and contents wmo jurned to the ground. The lire was com- iiunicated to the barn of B. Fcnton , which was totally destroyed. The business portion of the town was threatened , but owing to : ho gallant cffoits ot the lire department the liamcs weio stayed , insuiaiice , S2,500. The loxva State Kccattn. , Cr.nAU IlAriDb , la. , Apill C'.O. The low * State Bowing association will hold Its third annual regatta at Spirit Lake July 10 and 0 foi medals aggrecating § 1,200. The programme of twelve laces Includes rree-tor-all single. double and four-oared contests. ICntrles will bo iccelved by W. A. Maitin , seciotary , Dav enport. _ Twenty-Five Tlioiinand Iioes. Fui/roN , 111. , April 20. Three brick struc tures and a frame livery barn burned hero this mornini : . George Dcby owned the ) double brick store , In which ho had a stock ot merchandise. Ho losses 810,000 , with no Insurance. The Journal ofllco and Odd Fel lows hull were aho in the same building , which , with their losses , will bilng the total upto 23,000. Civil Service lOxainination. Yesterday morning the civil service ex amination of applicants desiring posi tions in the govornmcnttil ofllccs ut Washington commenced in tlio judge's chamber in the postollico building , it wns conducted nmlor the personal super vision of Western Flint , chairman of the board of examiners of thu civil seivico commission. There were fourteen ap plicants , eilcvrm of whom wore young men from ull parts of the state , and three of whom worn beautiful young lu dies. Tlio ni'estioiid ' were printed upon sheets of paper received from Washing ton nnd wuro opened in the pres ence of the applicants. They worn propounded in llie several studios of iirlllimntio extending us fur us percent age , elemcnUiry book-keeping , gram mar , history and geography , supple mented by exorcises iu copying and letter - tor writing. Nine of the applicants sought : i ironerul ( ixaminutioii , four n , limited examination , while one asked for a .special examination comprehending certain elements of law. The salary of most of the positions sought is not more than § 000 , and ranges from that down. ' Mr , Flint goes from this city to Lin coln , where lie will conduct : i similar ex amination on next Friday. Thu ex amination commenced here will con cluded last evening nt G o'clock. The answers will bo inclosed in envelopes and forwarJod to Washing ton , where they will bo passed upon by some ollicurs of the commission un pointed for that purpose. Kach appli cant will then bo privately informed as to the porcontagc of the questions cor- rcetly answered by him&olf or Jior- self , and if the percentage is such n to entitle the party to a certificate the name will be forwarded a short time later. Air. Flint was asked what percentage of those who passed examinations batisi tactonly ( secured positions under thu government , lie ( aid that he did not have exact information upon thu subject , but so far as his information extended , the percentage was not u vury Urtf * ono , Small Ulnxe * . A lire was discovered yc ter l y ( ttr- noon on tlio stage of the People's thonter. A general alarm wu * turned in , but tlio Borvioi'8 of llio department wuro not Herded , ns thu blitza wab oMiiiguUhcd by ft bucket brigade. The damng-j wai nnm- iurtl. iurtl.A huge pile of rubbUli tlintwr.s buutad p uetir l'owlur' packing house in South tire last night nil I o'cloeH threatened ' the building tor u while , ll. i . . checked ! ! lima ,