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Jw SIXTEENTH YEAR. OMAHA , SUNDAY ftlORNING , MAY 15. 1887.-TAVELVE PAGES. NUMBEK 331 J NO REST FOR WEARY Oommoccrs All Worn Oat Battling With the Grimes Bill , BUT LITTLE HOPE FOR RELIEF. The Irish Members Pluckily Working to Hinder the Measure. DRILLING THE GERMAN TROOPS. Berlin Crowded With Military Going Through the Spring Manoeuvres. EMPEROR WILLIAM ON HAND. Some of the Effects of Spring in tbe Fatherland , THE QUEEN'S PUBLIC PAR&DE. Her Majesty SliovvH Herself Off to the tv London I'uhllc nnd Kilters the Mansion llouuo In Stnto Tor the Flrnt Time. 'Worn-Out Commoners /5S7 till Jainc * ( Innlonlerineff.l LONDON , May 14. fNow York Her ald Cable-Special to the BKI : . ] In consid ering the present position of affairs one ele ment of a personal nature concerning mem-4 bcrs cannot bo omitted. It Is the air of gen eral weariness and fatigue over the entno house owing to the Incessant strain placed upon all sections and parties since the open ing of the session. Twice this week mem bers bavegono homo by daylight after sitting from twelve to fourteen hours. Thu result is that everything Is jaded In mind and body. In ordinary sessions members get occasional nights olT without difficulty , but this > ear calls are Issued dally detailing constant at tendance even during the dinner hour no rest , no holidays for anybody. The Irish members generally have no other business requiring attention and thus are able to devote their whole time to pnrlln inentary work. But a largo proportion of the house consists of mercantile men or lawyers , who are llttlo fitted for their dally d'Ules by sitting up till U or S every morning. The consequences begin to bo been In the In creasing difficulty of Ihe whips on both sides to hav Ing men down to the house. The Uladstonlans attend In smaller numbers every week and the liberal-unionists are also dropping off. The ministerialists manage to keep a majority , Thursday night they sunk twenty-two in ono division , the lowest } et recorded this session. No such unremitting worK was over exacted from parliament be fore over so long n period , with no prospect of relief , for as fast as the amendments to the crimes bill are wiped off at ono olid another scries are tacked on at the other. TIIK ONLY sunn : IIKURF. It Is therefore difficult for any man to see when or how the bill can bo carried unless by a resort to contrivances not usual In English 'legislation. The cloluro does not answer the expectations of Its chief pro moters. Tim only way of evadlne It Is by multiplying the amendorente , each requir ing , In common decency , reasonable time for discussion. Unless recourse can bo had loan expedient sometimes adopted In con gress naming a given day for reporting the bill and demanding Its third reading all summer must pass without materially ad vancing It. A proposition to this effect , It Is said , lias been under consideration by the government , but nothing has yet been posi tively decided to any exceptional coup. There will bo a strenuous opposition , led bj Gladstone , who Is keeping watch over the general tactics of the opposition. TIIK OOVEBNHHNT HANKS UVIWOKHN. It cannot , however , bo denied that the ministerial majority remains un broken , Bright goliu Into the lobby with them early every night. There are no signs ot a split among the liberal unionists In any luiaiter. Thu bil will undoubtedly be passed. The only ques tion U when and by what means. wonic OF TIIK iittsuir.Minni. : . "Tho mat'i brunt of the opposition thus far lias fallen on Sim llealy , who sits hour after hour , undaunted by continual defeats , every ready with a fresh crop of amendments.and objections , making twenty or thirty speeches every night , as If It all woio child's play. The other Irish leaders are In the back ground during the discussion calling chiefly for subtlllty. 1'arnoll has no once appeared. Dillon is also absent Doxton and McCarthy are Mere , but rarely Intcrforo The committee work Is haiassing and tedi ons to the last decree , but llealy sticks to I without flinching. The rank and tile cf the I'nmollitescan do little moru than vote when called upon , Though skirmishers , llko Tanner , are constantly ready to make sud den attacks tin the onoin'a Hank , Once or twice angry scones have occurred and olTcn- slvo epithets exchanged across the floor be tween the younger and hotter spirits , but t usually wo go on w ith fair good humor until I the hrst streaks of dawn appear In the east ern windows. iio.vTiiucotiNTnv rKin.B. Meanwhile the public outside regards with impatience , tlioso prgtracted piuccedings , nnd another session Is slipping and no legis lation auYctlng the Intuiusts ot the general community Is even attempted. This cannot but cause great disappointment , and must end ultimately to the Injury of the conserva tive party , although the ministers are power less , under the present cltcumstauccs , to help themselves. The country has been promised 1 ceitaln definite things. It It docs not get t them there will bo bitter complaints. Still , the belief that lieland Is In a dangerous state leads the people ple generally to acquiesce In the suspen sion of ordinary legislative business and prevents , according to my belief , any substantial growth of Gladstone's btrength. From my own experience In various parts of the country 1 judge that the determination : not to consent to anything losembllng Ulad- btonc's scheme Increases rather than declines. Tids , 1 am aware.Is not Gladstone's own view , but last year he fully believed the coun try ready to support him. The bulk of thu worklngmcn take the stand on the main- talncnce of the union and will not budge nn Inch from that. This determination must bo recogulml or any future scheme for giving lieland homo rule will Inevitably bo shipwrecked. Kven In Scotland , good authorities declare that the unionist feeling Is making great headway. Chamberlain's speeches pro duced considerable eltect nnd ho has returned with renewed confidence In his cause. Kv crjbodjftdmlU his reception was far more friendly than was anticipated In the very 6ttvt and center of GUdstonlanlsm. If Scot land Is wetkonloB ID Its attachment for ita old Idol , It will be ominous of that section of the llbeaalsvvho cast their fortunes with htm A MATTKIt OF U.STKIITAINTY. All this matter Is of some uncertainty till he next election , which cannot bo brought bout for some time. The unionists will not onsent to plunge the country In the excite- nent and expense of another dissolution. I lo not H'O how the government can be beaten n any material question. Churchill , though opH | > sed on the retrenchment principle , has 'oidlally supported It when threatened by ho opposition , will doubtless go on lighting i stout battle for economy and exposing nnnv abuses In tl.n public service , but as sisting the government in Its Irish policy. "IU resolve to bring about a pure and better administration of public funds obtains tlio cordial approval of the country and In creases the ranks of his supporters. 1 < ANI\N ) I'AHI V or llEKOKVt. "When the ministerial estimates for the fear come under discussion you will hear many things surprising you. Jobbery nnd corruption nre in greater danger now than ever before nnd the only man wo c\n look tote to cleanse the Augean stable Is Churchill. If any reasonablu solution of the Irish problem Is only possible the country would 'Kill It with delight. Wu might then nnprorch the pressing questions now thrust aside. We should all feel llko men emerging from some horrible nightmare whenever that tlmo arrives. Kandolph Churchill will lead the party of reform , and the day of governing this country by family rlL-nt , private Interests and official jobbery will have passed away. You will see the first steps toward blinking about this result even before the present session Is out. A Mr.MiiKii OF PAHUAMI.NT. TUB GERMAN MANCKUVItLIS. The Km per or Very IJiisy Reviewing the Troops. ICnnrlgJiik97Ly / Jam's Gordon /temicft. ] cni.i.v , May 14.-rNew Yoik Herald Cable Special to the IKi.J : Now York would hnve thought Itself In a state of seine If for a single day troops passed through the city as troops have been passing for the past week- Infantry , cavalry and artillery , marching to nnd fro so that from early morning to 3 or 4 o'clock In the nf let noon the tramp of in fantry nnd the rumble ot nrtlllory Is pretty constantly In one's ears. On busy Frlederlck strasso are found companies of Infantry fol lowing each other so quickly that the music of the military bands got sadly mixed up. All this comes only from tlio spring ma noeuvres which bring to Berlin troops from all over the military district centering here. TIIF. KAISKU'8 MILITARY 11HEAKKAST. Nearly every day ot the week the young emperor spent the moining reviewing the troops , either heio or In Potsdam. Last week ho began the service by breakfasting at Potsdam with the officers of his regiment as guests with true German sympathy. A big cake , covered with ninety small lighted candles , was brought on after breakfast to commemorate the ago of the emperor , who personally commands this regi ment. Tills pleased the emperor so that ho said the officers must also have some remembrance or the day , so ho himself cut the cake and gave each officer , with his on hand , a piece of the cake nnd a lighted candlo. Then , that all might smoke , the kaiser lighted a cigarette ami a smoking parliament began Its session. Some what later the llttlo five-year-old future emperor , the son of the crown prince's eon , In the palace opposite , also had his birthday cake with flnn candles upon it and got with it his first suit of .unlfoun , thus boating his great grandfather by ono year in begiuing his army service. AT THE I'AllADK OltOUNDS. AH through the week crowds regularly waited to cheer the emperor as ho passed on his way to the parade ground. Wednesday , In spite of tlio raw day , his simple low horse carriage passed ns usual , followed by several gorgeous court four-ln-hand equipages. Once on the parade giound , the emperor cries "Good morning" to the retrl- ments , which answer with n co lossal "Good morning , your mn- jesty. " Then , by skiliul driving , the em peror keeps a position to sco thu whole K- viuw to the best advantage. The infantry march and countermarch , but always toward thu emperor. There are skirmishes , storm ing of earth works , cavalry charges and prac tice with new repeating rifles , all of which the emperor eagerly watched from his posi tion close to the line , noting the defects and watching the terribly rapid liio of the new repeaters with a never tiring eye. AN AMUSING INCIDENT. Thwsdny the emperor again went to Pots dam. On his way to the depot and old mar ket woman created a good deal of amuse ment by forcing a horse car , In which she was , to stop until the engineer passed. She was sunburnt , muscular , and patriotic. Hid ing on the front platform with her baskets , she heard the cheers announce the Emperor's approach. The driver of the car was too busy to be patriotic. Ho wished to drive on , but with a "Eh , wa wcnn , ' un'ser kalsci commct wlrd , commet wlrd , nlcht jafahren , " the old frau laid violent hands on the driver and summarily stopped the car. She had a picture of the kaiser at home , she explained , and no sti ct car should prevent her Basing her ka'.onr ngaln , So thu horse car passengers saw the em peror pass and got a salute from him , nfter which a stiong-armcd patriot set the driver up in his place again and urged thu horses forward to make up lost tlmo. TOUCIIINO iKVKiiNci ! ; : : rou TIII : IMI : > IIIOK. : A pleasant feature of all this military re view ing Is that , in spite of the severe and long-continued exercise Involved , the em peror is so strong as to bo able afterwards to lunch with his officers , receive visitors , or make calls the s-amo ntturnuon. Yciy touch ing Is the simple revcience shown every where forthoompeior. A good example of this fueling is shown In a letter bezlnnlng : "Dear Mr. Kmperor , " which the mall re cently brought to the place. A child com plained that the father of an old soldier lamed in the Austrian war was now helpless , so that he , with four sisters ami brothers , often wont hungry , so the appeal made to the emperor was the most natural course for the child's mind , nnd tlio emperor Is now having the matter Investigated , OONi : INTO SUMMKlt ( JIFAIITEIIS. Spring weather , though not too warm yet , has already had Its eltect , and noted people have begun to go into summer residences. The Kaiser still stays here , but later goes to Ems. Gnstlun Is said this year to be forbid den by his physicians. Tim crown prince Is already In his iiiunl summer quarters at Huts- dam , and Count Yon Moltke went Tuesday to his Koban estate. Count lllsmark goes to Ireland to see Lord Lonponderry. Prince Bismarck also soon loaves Berlin for his estates. The latter , by thu way , has boon lately renewing youth by a horseback gallop through Thlergarton , with the result of fresh , healthy looks , which delight every ono seeing him. U seems to show a certain lack of en terprise on the put of the French pipers thatthejo rides have not been duly tele graphed as a preparation for a raid on Paris. OOIIY NUWSPAPKn STOllIKS. Sacoudly , the spring weather lias brought an Increase of heated comments by the Ger man papers on their French rivals. Almost every Issue ( bit week ( Uo JJerltu papers con- talncd some story of French or Uusslan at tack on Germans ; from Paris Is clvon a thrilling account of Germans attacked on the streets : from Belport coino stories of Germans arrested as spies , or attacked by crowds of angry Frenchmen ; Irom the Moscow Oarctto is clipped a funny article describing battalions of carrier pigeons and regiments of dogs which Germany Is training for a march on Paris. Kvon , according to this comic Muscovite , Germany proposes to establish a regular canine school that every do. : In Ger many may bo trained to snarl for the father land. All of which serves to slowly Irritate Germans , more especially these who notice the continual cry of the Prussians , which Is used In Fiance as a term of reproach Instead of the desired names of the German. As yet these articles lead to no threats from German papers , though ono Influential paper suggests , with a malicious chuckle , that Franco had better stop squinting toward Alsace-Lorraine and watch Its own border very closely. As a natuial result of the hrltatlnn against Franco comes the news of n more stronger enforcement of the laws In Uclchsland , the civ 11 officers being replaced by those of tried fidelity. Persons who sneak French , or edu cate their children In Fiance , manufacturers or ilch laud owners with houses In pans , all aru under suspicion and subject to Instant expulsion , It caught In any suspicious act. Quito a sensation was created momentarily by a statement in the Alsace journal that sev eral great factories owned by French men have their work people trained and al lotted into companies so ns to go over bodily to the Invading French army. Although probably a lie , the story scorns to show still some of the heated fuellngalong the frontier. Their Itclntlons Ilcc-onilng Friendly. BKHUN , May 14. Official advices from St. Petersburg to-day declare that there Is a marked improvement In Uusslan rotations with Germany , and that the entente cordiale with Piince Bismarck , has renewed despite the polemic over the Austro-Kusslan tienty regarding the occupation of Bosnia. This statomentconltlcts with the- fooling in Bui- lin official circles , and Is Interpreted as In dicating n dread of further revelations of new intrlgtii ) on the part of Kusla , who , It Is alleged , Is trying to Induce Austria to abandon n German alliance. The origin ot the recent disclosure Is now known to be the discovery by Prince Blsmuck that Itussla was making approaches tor another soeiet treaty with Austria , with thu object of de taching her from Germany. The disclosmes hnvo ellected Its puipose of frustrating the liussinn game nnd obliging the Austriun government to summailly refuse to consider any ariangcmcut not Unown to Germany. LONDON'S GALA DAY. The Queen Enters the City With Tony and I'liscnnt. LONDON , May 14. The city is nblaze with excitement this afternoon , the occasion being the v sit ot the queen for the purpose of opening the People's pnlaco nt Mile End. The route selected tor the royal progress ex tends from Paddington station , in the west ern portion of London , to Mile Knd , at the extreme eastern limit. The distance is about eight miles , the Irish colors and stars being conspicuous in many places. The queen will reach Paddington station from Windsor at 4 o'clock. She will bo accompanied by Prince Christian and Prlnco Henry of Battenberg and his wife and Princess Beatrice. She will bo mot by a civic escort , and with her escort will pioceed In car- ilagcs , escorted by a troop of cavalry. Thu line of the procession will bo guarded by 10,000 volunteers and 5,000 tegular troops , comprising artillery , infantry and cavalry , all selected largely with a view to brilliancy and contrast , their different uniforms as ad ditions to the pageant , nnd 10,000 policemen. At llolborn the loid mayor and civic officials will await the queen's advent In the old city , and after saluting her and formaly welcoming ing her to London , will proceed with her to the People's palace. Theiu the Prince of Wales , Marquis of Lome and Duke of Cam bridge will receive her majesty. The queen , in ner progress to the palace , will proceed throughout the section of London known ns the city for the first time In many yenis. nnd her visit has aroused great excitement. The lord mayor and municipal officers of the city of London wont In car riages trom the Mansion house to thu clty'.s boundary llne-Holborn. They alighted and awaited the queen , who was in an open car riage. At the queen's appioacli the lord mayor received a pearl sword from a sword- bearer. His worship lowered the point , con- uiatiilated her majesty on coming to tno most loyal city anil piesentcd the sword to the queen , bnu took It anil returned It. The lord mayor and letineii then placed them selves immediately in advance of the quecn'b carriage nnd escorted her ncross the citv to the eastern boundnry-Aldgate. There they bade her farewell for a brief time and re paired to the Mansion house to wait her majesty's return. The queen proceeded to the People's palace and ascended the dais , where the Prlnco of Wal"s , Marquis of Lome. DiiKo of Cambridge and archbishop of Canterberry had assembled , the choir sing ing the national anthem. The queen thun received the gold key. Mine. Albanl aang "Homo , Sweet Home. " nnd the Prince of Wnles declared the People's palace open. The announcement wns greeted with a great flourish ot trumpets , followed by the nrand choir rendering "Old Hunilied. " Sub sequently the queen laid the fust stone of the foundation , with the technical spools attached , of the Peoplu's palace. At the conclusion of the ceremonies thu royal procession started on Its return. By com mand ot the queen , the loiuest routu back was taken , the procession moving oft Into Burdett road , irolng thence along Commer cial load to Oldgale. This deviation was oideru'l to please the clti/ens , who requested it. Arriving again nt tlie city limits , the loyalcaitlago was met by the lord major civ ic officers , and escorted to the .Mansion house , which the queen cntmcd In state tor the tirst tlmo In her life. The lord mayor were crimson and uimlno robes , only as slimed when the sovereign visits him. Hi conducted the queen to the tea-room. The weather was line nil day. American Art in Scotland. [ Copi/i luM ISV7 by Jam * * ( Imlm llcnnelt.l EDINIIUUO , May 14. [ Now York Herald Cable-Special to the BKE.J The natlonn gnllery hero , which American tourists ma ) remember ns In that Grecian building de signed by Playfalr on Princess sheet , will soon have on exhibition Chutchu's "Ning nra. " The name of the donor , Mr. Kennedy who bought It nt tlio Stewart sale , Is praised by every Scotchman. It Is rumored that Mr. Carnagle , now on his honeymoon , is to bo another nrt-hmlng Scotchman who wil fuitlier remember the capital of his native land. The new picture , I hear , is to hang litho the room where ate Sir Noel I'aton's pictures "Oboron" and "Titanla , " Wilklu's "John Knox Dispensing the Sacrament , " am Landseer'b "Kent Day in the Wilderness. Mr. Kemied's gift will term the first Amer lean works In the gallery. ' International Bicycle llaclnr. ; LONDON. May 14. The first of a series o live bicycle races took place to-day between Hovvell , of Wolverhnmptun , and Woodside of Philadelphia , the dlsUncu twenty miles Woodsldu nt the beginning rushed to tin front , lead nt the end of the first mile , wine ! was nude In U minutes and 43 seconds. A the end of the tenth mile Woodslao w.ts stil In tlio lend , but toward tlio close Howe ! gained and won by fifteen yards. Time , hour and 40 beconds. AfllrniJ the Agreement. PAIIIS , May 14. The Journal des Debuts affirms the agreement between England nn Turkey relative to Eirypt It Includes tli evacuation of Kjrypt by the British in three years. THEY DIDN'T.COME ' HIS WAY , The Reason Why McShano Failod'to Secure Marshal Bierbowor's Scalp. AN INCIDENT OF THE ELECTION. Death of Justice Woods nnd Much Speculation ns to Who Will Uo III * Successor Other WashliiRton News. MuShnnr And Patronage. WASIIINOTON , May If. [ Special to the Ir.i : . ] I have been waiting till the clouds oiled by. After McShano left , a small por- lon of the sky was lurid with sulphmous ex- mlatluns. Den Hayden's southern friends n position wcic furious. They claim Lnmar 'ccommendod ' him for Clmdron , and then unmixed him Nlobrara ; then Mnrklcy has eally many friends In the departments ivliom he made on two visits here. They boldly assert that ho was promised Patker's place , nnd that the mosldent had his name n the list , and when ho was ciowded OH" ho was also piomlsud Hruce's place. All these [ icoplo are bitter on McSlmne. They say ho A as the evil genius : that ho came hero os- : oii ! > lbly for Blerbower's scilp , and Insisted hat Kuclkl Martin , of Omaha , should have Ills place. Hut when Attorney-General ( ! ar- and said that not nnothur federal olllco- lolder from Omaha , and when the president said the same tiling and nsked McSluno to lame some democrat outside of Omaha , that McSlmne felt soie , and finally glow Into a better humor and submitted to the Inevitable and told the president hu felt llko the urchin who said if ho could not have his picture aKcn he wanted to ha\c his tooth pulled ; ho must have some diversion , and ho could not go back to Omaha with his tall between his egs nnd skin off by a democratic admlulstra- lon ; that ho must have somu- bodj's scalp. Then the piesldent of- 'uied him three postolllccs. McShanu said hat that was not an eijiuvalcnt for mnr&h.il ; besides , Vllas Intended to appoint the new lostmnsters before he c.une. Tlio president lien said : "Ask for anything elbO In the Nu- braska democratic vineyard , except the head of 'John the Baptist , ' to-wlt , Uiurbower" any place where he could rind an otllce filled by a republican who was willing to let go ; that Nebraska was so overwhelmingly ropub- Ican hu thought It would be treating that gieat state badly to remove or dismiss any republican. So McShanu , upon iniiuiry at the land ollicc , found that Miner \V. ilrnce , while here a few weeks ago and when here about a vear ago , had unhesitatingly told Commissioner Spa lies and Seciotary Lnmar that ho was not only willing but dusiious w lion they could appoint n man ns his suc cessor to yield any moment. Kncouraged by this , McSlinno explained to the president that Drucu was willing and ready to step out. only awaiting the appointment of a suc cessor. Thu piesldent "said ho would cause Inquiry to DO made , nnd If the facts weiecor rectly stated ho would .axumino the papers nnd see who ought to be Appointed. McShane Indignantly replied that hu supposed hu waste to name the man. The piesldent replied he mubt appoint Markloy theie. Ho intended him for 1'aiker's place , but hu had been euchred nut ot tliAt , unu hu was fairly en titled to it. But McShsno said he thought It was understood he wai to name the man , and It was 'generally agreed among his friends that as lirtico was from Knox county the newsman should bo Mono- steel , from that county , tlie late democratic senator from that district , nnd who had lost much money hi Kilning on toot n democratic paper. Hut tliapre.sldentshookhis head and said he icqtiired other and tliltuient reasons In appointing a man In the service , holding that a nubile otllce was a public trust. Then McShano shook his he.id and quietly said : "Tlio devil 1 on do I" and paused , and the piesldent paused. Finally the president s-ald : " 1 will compromise the matter. Mr. Wclna hasboon strongly recommended. Hu Is a Bohemian , nnd thuie are many Ho- hcminns In Nebraska , although they gen- eially are republicans. It will bo a good point politically. " "es" said McShano. giimly , "a public office lea public tuistl' " This trust rankled thu piesldent , and he said , sternly. If McSlmno would bo satisfied with Welna hu would appoint him. McShano assented , savin : ho nui-it scorn to have some scalps at his belt when hu rctoi tied lo Omaha ; that the charter election would bo held in a few days , and he must hasten to be theiu. Thu president said : "Your mnvor Is now democratic. " "Yes. said McSlmne , "and tlie next ono will be. My four thousiud majority will secure that. " Thou thu President smiling , replied : ' It vou elect a democratic mayor theio shall lie a change in tlio Marshall nt once. " McShano smiled nil over nnd uttered 'good ' a public office Is n public trust , " and linn led toOmnhatoelcctademocraiicmayor. But a tew davs tlieretiftor there was a eloom In the White House. When the wires brought the Intelligence that n lepubllcan mavor had been elected by nearly a thousand majority. Ben Wilson and some trlonds of Mark ley called on Dan Lament , and ho told them thu above story ot McShane's visit to thu President , and said he aiwavs thought , and Dr. Miller had often told him , that while McShanu was honest , ho find no decision or judgment as a loader ; that there was no ex cuse In Omaha going republican unless Mc- Shano's stupldidity except Uoyd , teeling that if It went Democratic It would strength- oil McShane , nnd Bolrbower would hnve to go. Then they swore all around , took a drink , und vowed the President was right ; that there was no ptrt ot America west of Illinois that a democratic President was bound to respect. Justice Woods Dead. WvMiiNoio.v , May 14. Justice William B. Woods , of the surrogate comt of the United States , died at his leaUcnco In thU city at 12:10 : p. m. to-day. Ho was seriously 111 In California about a month ago , but Im- pioved enough toonablo him to came hero. After his arrival ho continued to grow woise. His d'bo iso was dropsy. Ho sultoied Intensely last night , but In tbe early morn ing ho apparently became Insensible to piin. Ho was entliely unconscious this morning and the only evidence of life was his slow resplintion. It Is understood to bo the du sire of Justice Woods'family to have bin burled In Ohio , where ho was born. Thu funeral arrangements have not boon made Justice Woods vviHborti In Newark. O. , nnd after receivln r hlsprlmnty education , was sent to Yale college , whore hu graduated In 1S45. Subsequently ho studied law and bsgan the prnc lice of his profession in 1K47 Entering the political arena as a democrat ho was elected In tbS7 to the Onlo leglf latuio and was made speaker , nnd was re-elected to the samn body two years there ifter. After the bieaking out ot the war of IbOl ho won Into tlie military service as lieutenant culono of the Suventv-slxth infantry , serving unti thu war closed , when he was brevet majo general. He was mustered out In Alabama where ho remained , returning to legal dutle and pnl tlcal life. Ho wns chosen state chan eellor for six years but after serving In thl position for two j ears was appointed by Pies ( dent Grant circuit judceof thel'nlted State for the Fifth district , which office ho licit while icsldlng in Mobilu for a number u \ears. Ills promotion to ihu supreme cour took place In lbs > o. Speculation On the Sticco ssion. WASiiiNoro.v , Mny 14. [ Special Telegram ' gram to the BKK.J' Although Mr. Justice Woods , of the supremb court , expired less than twelve hours ago , there nro already a dozen candidates In tlio Held for the plnco m ado vacant by his death. This Is the first chance that President Cleveland will have to appoint a mouibor of the supreme court. It Is by far the most Impoitant office ho has had to fill since his Inauguration , and he will doubtless take some tlmo to nuke his selec tion. The gossip to-nUlit mentions Secre tary Kudicott sa a poulble candidate for the - ' " ' ' - "iTifiarrn > laco. Justice Woods was n native of Ohio , ( though ho had been a resident of the stnto f ( Jeorgla for se\eral > oars prior to his np- ) olntment. Ills death leaves the south \ \ It li nt a representative on the supreme bench , nd for this reason It Is likely that In ehoos- nir n successor the president will select a outhern man. ( larland Is anxious for a eat on this hunorable bench. His friends ay that his ono ambition is to oc- upy a scat on the highest court n the country. They s-w. too. that hu las freqiiei tly told the pie ° tdent that he de- ircd to leave the cabinet for the court. 1'heso friends ot the attorney-general nlso irofess to believe that the president Is In clined to grant the wish , but in spite of lopes' there Is very llttlu likelihood that the ( resident would do anything so foolish ns to appoint Mr. Carhind. Such an act would bo suicidal fiom n political standpoint. The connection of the attorney general with the infortunato P.in-1'.lectrlc telephone com- > any wn too flagrant , and It Is not likely hat the picsident would care to risk thu consequences ot such an appointment. It Is uorn prntublo that somn guod southern awyer whoso character has not been smirched by even tim semblance of crooked- less will bo unpointed , but it Is not likely- hat the appointment will bo made for some nunths to come. Tlio President VIsltH Mount Veruou. WABMI.NOIOX , May 14. | Spoclal Tele- Irani to the BKK.J Sumoof Piestdent Cle\o- and's friends were surprised to learn to-day hat he nos'cr visited Mount Vernon till ves- : erdoy , and that ho had nut thu least Idea of .ho surrounding ) of where rest the bones of .hu father nnd mother of this count ! } . The president nnd Mrs. Cleveland made the trip ipon the Invitation of Mrs. Laughton and Acre accompanied by Mrs. Folsoin , Uoner.it ind Mrs. Sheridan and a tuw others. After unchcon theio they retutncd to the city ibout 0 o'clock In tno evening. Mrs. Cluvo- and Is now wearing a stylish gray cloth suit n dally dress. With It she wears a girlish turban hat , black trimmed , with light loops of black velvet In front. A black and white striped umbrella completes her half-mourn ing toilet. Mis. Cleveland has delighted tlio Hearts of the > oung ladles hero , whoso en gagements have been recently announced , by promptly sending thorn a piettynotoof congratulation. She has a rare faculty In the wording of the pieclous missives as well isinnotosot sympathy received by ladles who have suffered family bereavement. Some of her warmest admirers are attached to her simply by the kindly expression ot condol ence she sent them on these occasions , which was prompted by a genuine sympathy and In thu rush of winter , when It was pop ularly supposed slio was busy with social matters Mrs. Welch , who still remains at Oak View with Mrs. Folsom , resembles her closelv and has a most attractive lace. She is slighter In figure nnd her hair Is quite fair , though the .sisters are. seemingly close to each other in age. Little May Huddleston returns to her home in the west after school s over. She has been great company for Mis. Folsom all winter. Mrs. Cleveland will bo with her mother much this summer. The Immigration Question , WASHING ION , May 14. iSpecial Telegram : o the BEI.J : The state department Is con tinuing Its search for Information thtough its consuls concerning Immigration , with a vlow to laying the subject before congress when It convenes this winter and asking im mediate action. An immense pile of reports mvo been received from nil parts of the world. onictaLs at the department say the reports show that labor troubles , oppressing laws and general dissatisfaction afford the object of the people for leaving their native lands for this country. It Is not believed that from th6 character of the people coming liero they are desirable as inhabitants , and Consuls In most instances iccommcnd that Ihe Inflow be stopped , as they state further that most of the countries yielding up Inhab itants to this country would bo glad If wo would f01 bid immigration for a period of say live years , when an effort will no made to keep thu population at home. It Is gener ally believed that a bill will bo passed early in the comliiL- session to prohibit Immigra tion from ne. r.y It not ullcouutiles. I'nntal Matters. WASHINGTON , May 14. [ Special Telegram lo the liii.l : : Postollices have been estab- ished In Nebtaska and postmasters np- minted to thorn as follows : Henry Folse , L'elton , Chojonno county ; William 11. Uock- tord , Minatave , Cheyenne county. The time schedules of Nebraska star routes imvo bcon oidered changed as follows , on luno 1 : ( Senova to Turkey Creek : Leave ( iunuva Tuesdays , Thursdays and Saturdays at 1 : i3 ! a. in. ; arrive at Tin KOV Creek by t flO } . in. Leave Turkey Creek Tuesdays , Thursdays and Satuidays nt 10 a. m. ; niiive at ( ieneva by 12'JO : p. m. Cieiuhton to Aten : Leave Crclghton Mondavs , Wednesdays and Frldajs at 7 a. in. : arrive at Aten by fiiHO p. m. Leave Aten Tuesilavs , Thuisdays nnd Saturdays nt 7 u. in. ; nrrho at Croighton by r > :3D : p. m. Military Matters. WASHING io.v , May 15. [ Special Tele gram to thu Bii : : . ] ColoneJ Albeit O. Hrock- ett , Thiid cavalry , is qulto 111 at Fort Davis , Texas , and Lieutenant Colonel David It. Clendenln , same regiment , Is commanding the post. First Lieutenant George Palmer , Ninth Infantry , has been appointed adjutant of the regiment , to date June ir , to succeed First Lieutenant Kdgar li. Robertson , whoso tcim expires on that date. Aimy leaves : First Lieutenant John K. Myers , T'lirdaitillery , Washington barracks , until Juno ' 3 ; First Lieutenant Clavton 8. Buibank , Fourth Infantry , Fort Lyon , col ored , ten davs further extension ; Major Anson Wiles and Captins William li. Ken ned ) and Thomas C. Lcbs , Tenth cavaliy , compo-o n board convened nt Fort ( irnnt. Arl/niin , to examine Fiist Seigeant William 11. ( ilvuns , troop K , Tenth cavalry , for ap pointment as post quartermaster-sergeant. Hospital Steward Thomas 'lill , Fort Washa- kle , Wyoming , six months ; Sergeant .lames Casej , troop M , Fourth Cavaliy , six months to go abroad ; buigeant Fieclrick ( irleb. tioop A , Filth cavalry , six months , to go abroad ; Sergeant Wellnnn Maiilton. batteiv. Fifth artilery , 3 ! ) dajs ; Sergeant Chirles C. II111- man , company C. Fifth Infantry , lour months : t ergeant Alfied Wool , rompany 11. Twentieth Infantry , lour months ; Sergeant Henry Steirun , company A. Tvventj-third Infantry , two months , from May'.JO ; Corporal David K. Stanley , troop K , Seventh cavalry , ono month , from Juno 17. Ileciprocity in Canada. Tonoxro , Out. , May 14. A general meet ing ot the board ot trade was held last night to discuss the subject of commercial union or reciprocity with the United States. The meeting was large nnd influential , represent Ing all commercial interests and trades. The subject was very fully consldeied , but the debate wns adjouined until next Thursday President Darlliu and Plot. Coldwln led on the side ot vvlilur commetclal relations. The following resolution was Introduced : "Hesolvcd , That in conformity with the sentiment ot thu Canadian people expressed at intervals with great unanimity for many \uars , this hoard icgaids as advantageous to the mutual piosperlty of the United States and Canada the removal of uvery possible re striction upon international trade.ami alllrms that the proposal tor a commercial union be tween the two countries U worth ) of the tull es t Investigation and most earnest conslJera tlon ot thu Canadian community. " Illation Ireland at Home. ST. VAITI , May 14. Bishop Ireland reached homo this morning from Europe , nnd received n warm welcome. Hu wns pro seated w Ith a handsome caTlnvu and a pah oi line horses bv friends regardless of dem oustratlun. Tlio bishop refused to be inter viewed. A Slay For ( irnttknn. MII.WAUKKK , May 14. Judge Sloan this morning granted a stay ot proceedings until thu next term ot the supreme court In ( irott- Kan case. Urottkau's ball was tucd at S-V 000. l'ATTI'8 FAUEWKhU Hho Hnlls l-'rom New York With Kx- IireHslom of HoRrot. NKW YOIIK , May U.-Spcclal [ Telegram to the UKK-I The deck of the Cunard steamship Umbrla was crowded at 10SO : to day when Madame I'.ittl , accompanied by her niece , and with Slgnor Nicotine bringing tip the rear , walked on board. She was also attended by some friends who had come down to say good-bo to her. She looked as radiant as she usually does on such occasions and no trace ot'the Indisposition that prevented her singing on Wednesday night was visible. "But t really was qulto li" she said to a friend who made some iiug'iliig suggestion to this eUeet. " 1 hnvo lover been in thu habit of disappointing the iiibllc , and 1 don't mean to begin at this latu Jute. Ho\vever \ , It Is no use , recurring to hat topic. 1 always do feel very sad when . leavu New York , ntid on this oc- aslon my regiots mo even deeper than iisual , tori shall feel ns wo steam nit Into the bay that 1 am looking at It lor he last time. 1 don't think that 1 shall sing iiuch longer , indeed , my South Amuilcan .our will probably end my stage career. Then we shall return to our home in Wales , and live as becomes simple country folks. As you know , ns soon ns 1 get to London I give a set Ions of concerts under Ab bey's management nt Albert hall , nnd jnay appear In some operatic selections such ns wuga o here In thu eatly part of the icason. Atteiwards , In September. 1 rest at uy castle in Wales , and next Maichl .start or that South American tour , to which 1 ouk forward with moiu pleasure than appru- lension. " Ovei In Hoboken a similar scene was being .iroduced , only the departing ones were In this ease Henry K. Abbey , Mis. Abbey and Minn. Scalchl. Mrs. Abbey hasiiliiost en tirely recoveied lium her lameness. A nitiUGH 10 ui j isuitvr. Two Ilnllroail Companies Secure a Charter at Sioux City. SouixCirv , la. , May It.-fSnoilal 1'olegram o the Bee. ] Altogether the most encour aging piece of now that has been given the imbllc in this city for n long time Is the posl- Ivo nnuouncemunt today that the Chicago & Northwestern and Chicago , St. Paul , Minne apolis A ; Omaha railroad companies had en tered into nn agreement with our local bridge companyto take the charter held bv It nnd commence the building of a bridge across the Missouri river at onco. Preparations had al ready been made for voting 8300,000 tax by the city to assist nn eastern corporation In erect- ng the bridge , but the present arrangement Is eminently more satisfactory all around. As a result the day has been a must exciting and active one In real estate and business circles. Much property has changed hands and It Is confidently believed that the greatest boom it the noitliwest will bagln next week. The railway companies now agieo to accept the charter of the Sioux City Bridge company , refund nil money expended in preliminary suiveys , adopt tlio line and profiles of the bridge company and use the brldgo com- ) > an > 's engineer , Mr. Morrison , in the con structions ot the hi Idee under the name of the Sioux City Bridge company ; that the biidgo shall bo open to the use of all companies upon reasonable compensation : that thu work shall begin as soon as the secretary of war shall approve the plan and as soon as the old bridge company can turn over the stock and franchise , which they agree on their part to ilo. It is now certain that the union depot will bo at the terminus of the bridge on this ildu. There Is altogether a more hopeful und confident feeling hero to-day than has ever before been experienced. -Stonx rityv " "Uonfd "of ' ! qiTaTlzatlon. Sioux CITV , I.V. , May ' 14. [ Special Tele gram to Tin : BF.I : . I The city board of eqnnli/ation has been engaged during the past week In legalizing the assessment of city property. Mora than usual attention Is being given to tlio assessment matter this year , and the hitherto very honest estimates Will bo greatly increased. A very thorough and carolul revision all around Is being made. It Is estimated that on the basis of present ligmes the total valuation of city property will icach 810,000,000. The Striken Practically Kndetl. Siorx CIIY , In. , May 14. [ Special Tele gram to the BEK. ] The carpenters' strike In Sioux City Is practically ended , the tailors having come to an understanding with their employers some time irgo. Most of the car penters have returned to woik on the old basis of nine hours. Biiildingopuratlons arc lively , moiu now structures now being under way than ever befoio this early in tlio sea son. Got the liouncc. Cr.nvii llAPins. la. , May 14. ( Special Telugiam to the Bnr..J 1. N. Ha/lett and James Wormley , manager and cashier of the Amerioinext _ > res3 office , have been bounced lor banking on the company's funds , llaz- lett has about 8.VX ) and Wormluy about 8 00 , nnd both have skipped. Wormluy went with a female of unsavory tepiitntion. John J. Hussell , of the Sioux City ollicc , Is In charge , and thu deficit has boon madu good by the relatives of the absentees. THE Flttli IIKCOI ) . Distillery and Butterlnn Factory Ditrncd at Hammond. CiiirAflo , May 14. Shortly botoio noon to day at Hammond , Ind. , a four story distil lery and adjoining butterino factory were de- strotd by u fire which caught from asji.uk from n passing engine. Tlio lumber ynid of Williams Bros. . John I/ivvs it Son's ware house , and bterrls \ Co.'s distillery wore also destroyed. The entire loss Is nbout 51W,000 ; Insurance light. IIIuFIro In New York. Ninv YOIIK , May 11. To-night lire broke out in the hay sheds on Thirty-third street west of eleventh avenue , ovv nod by the New Yoik Centi.U railroad. Before It could be gotten under control it communicated to Theodore B. Chase's grain and feed mill , on I'.levetith avenue , and to some wooden hay sheds on Thirty-fourth street. Thu flames extended fiom Thlrty-thlid to Thlrtv-slxth streets , mid sp.trks vveio whirled on to houses TOO feet distant. Two brick buildIngs - Ings on Thirty-fourth stieet owned by the Rochester Blowing company also raiighl lire nnd were destroyed , nnd about twenty horses were burned lo death. The Manhattan mat- ket hullditiir , among whoso occupants are Armour & Co. , the Chicago Beef company nnd the Manhattan Beef company , wns ha\edby strenuous efforts. The nggregntu losj Is estimated nt from S1.V > ,000 to00XXt ! ( , of which Chase loses about 3i5UOJ. A Htramnr Destroyed. BIIISTOI , , It. I. , May 15. The steamer Km- piro State , which has been lying at thu wharf of the railroad company during the winter past , was totally destrojed by lire this morn Ing. The lire was dlscoveied about 1 o'clock. When the firemen arrived the flames bin mail o such progress that It was Impossible to stay them , and thu steamer with all her fuinlshlngs and fixtures was destroyed Two mon who were on hoatd as shin keepers baiely escaped with thcis lives , losing al thelreflucts. Tim loss , Including the work tl.at has recently been nut on hnr prepara toiy to the excursion season , will probably reach j-100,000 ; insured fur 810,000. Had Flro lit Quebec. Qi'Kiir.c , May 14. A conflagiatlon oc curred Sunday morning , destroying a tun nery , lumberyard , machine and boiler works and causing a loss of 81'AOQO. Shot nt a 1'rlcnt. AI.IUNV , ' N. Y. . May 14.-Whlle Rev Father Loouoy was hearing confessions litho the cathedral this e\enliiK Alice Craig entt-i ed the edilico and approaching within aboil six feet of thu conlessional box , drew a re volver ami fired three fmots nt him wlthou effect. Thu would be miirdeiess was arrest cd , She Is evidently insane. O'BRIEN'S ' ' CANADIAN TOUR. Ho Receives n Hearty Reception on Ap rival nt Quebec. PLEASED WITH HIS PROGRESS. V IllK > ln s Meeting nt Toronto Pro * tests Ajinlnut HH | There Cheers fop Lang- downo and the ( Jitccn , O'llrlen nt Quebec. Qunnr.c , May H.-William O'Hrlcn nr- ived In the city nt 8o'clock , by steamer fioni ilontrenl , which left tor ( Juebec ) esterdny. ) 'Hrlen left the vessel at 10 and though ! o escape In n cat ) nnooserved , but ns ho stopped nshoro "t'nt" Unn , n policeman , vhospoko with n rich biogue , nishcil for. vnrd Hint grasped him wnimly by the hand. ' .May thu hoavuns save joii , sir , " ho e * lalmed. ' ! would .sooner have your llttlo Inger than the body ntul bones of Lntis- unvn . " nt which O'Brien smiled. Throats fiom lorouto contlnuu to loom up bigger nnd blggei , and the editor of United Ireland ntul tlui peonlo lieie who are best qualliicd to udge , assert that they niu onlv threats. The inost slguilicant fact that hasot transpired s She olfer of Quebec IIILMI to scud a stalwart jodvguard of armed men to escort O'Brlun to Totonto. O'Hrlcn , who Is anxious to do nothing that can bo construed Into violent ictlon. refused the offer , which .shows , not withstanding the enthusiasm nron c < ! , that little oxcusoieiiuilus tor Toronto to create a disturbance. Perhaps thu exact situation may best bo ns- citaincd Irom O'lirlen himself , who .spoke to nil associated press reporter this afternoon as follows : "Up to the picicnt the lesult has more than answered my most .sanguine ex pectations. From end to end of this province of Quebec , although , of course , 1 have en countered n peed many opponents , J have not experienced the slightest marie of dis courtesy , not to say violence. 1 have met some who doubted the advisability of our visit , but 1 havn not met a single one who. liaving heard us , was not comlneed that we Had the amplest nnd most justllicatlon for the course wo have taken. 1 have been slmi'ly ' ama/cd at the extent to which the piojudlco so unscrupulously aroused against us has been dissipated In the coursn of tht -iriotest intcicourse with the people. The fact Is , of course , duo not to ourselves , but to the absolutely unanswerable strength of our Indictment. This result Is , I think , thor- ouglily secured that the Canadian people re- eognUe that a case has been made which must be answered. Not a single one of Nurd Lnnsdowno's champions In the press linve attempted to tackle the facts ot I he con troversy , although Lord Lansdowne , man * weeks UKO. through his aide-do camp , sup plied them with his version of thu transac tions. Ills friends are icduccd to two pleas , neither of which will bear the light of robust nubile criticism for a moment. The tact la that as governor general Lord Lnnsdowne 18 sublimated abo\o all criticism from peopla whom ho rules nnd who pay him. This Is a doctrine so antipathetic to Uritish constitu tional law that 1 can scarcely Imagine how any person Instructed In the rudiments ot Knglihh constitutional history can for a mo ment propound It. Lansdowne's other plea Is a still more washy one , namely , that his mouth Is closed against defense. His own action and that of his agent utterly confute It. He was himself first to resort to newspaper controversy on the subject before 1 had an opportunity , and first to make an exparto and dUngonlous statement of his sldu of the case before 1 had any opportunity of an swering him. , ' 'KJPU : are refused poruiUslon to appeal In Ottawa , what then P "Well , I shall certainly exerclso my legal right and visit nnd speak at those places. " " ( -'an they prevent youV" "There Is nothing In the law of Canada to prevent me cm Tying out my intention , nnd while 1 should most deeply regret that out visit should be the occasion ot the smallest Interruption of domestic tranoulllty In Can ada , I teel coercion , as a matter of llfo and death for nearly htty cruelly oppressed Irish tenants , to go right ahead and arouse hones * public opinion against these atrocities. I should bo sorry to anticipate that these iii- niorsof wnrhnve any serious significance. " ' Hut nil too Mails In Toronto nnd Kings ton having been denied you , does the law permit ot open air speaking ? " "lam Informed that by the law we are perfectly free to sneak In the open air. It an v distm banco should now take place the guilt of it would be on thu shoulders of the London Times , whoso incitements to vie lence against us are of the most brutal and unmistakable character. Its comments on our Canadian visit are of the same character as the Incitements of j.ord Randolph Churchill , which generated thu Belfast riots. " To-morrow. O'Brien will deliver n speech before thu local branch of the National league , and stnit on Monday for Toronto nnd speak there Tuesday. Ho will start the following day for Ottawa , where ho wiP speak on Tlinrsday , nnd , according to pres ent nirangemcnts , In Kingston on Saturday. Toronto Protests. TOKOXTO , May 14. A. nubile meeting was held this afternoon in Queen's park to pro test analnst William O'Brien's coming to this city for the purpose of speaking against the governor cenoral. The meeting was at tended bv between 10,000 to 15,000 people. The proceedings were characterized by the greatest enthusiasm nnd perfect order. Major 1 lowland presided. Alter the mayor had read the proclamation calling the meet > Ing , the bishop of Algoma moved the liist resolution as follows : Timt this meeting reprobates the action ot William O'llilcn visiting this city for tha purpose ot exciting n hostile feeling ngalnat his excellency , the governor-general , on no * count ot thu dlllerence between tils excel * loncv and his tenants In Ireland , ana ex presses Its entire nnd unabated confidence In the high character of bis excellency , tbe Marquis of Landsdnwne , and in his fitness to represent her majesty in Canada- " His lordscip in moving the resolution pro tested against the great wrong , unblushing indecency nnd audacious Importlnanco about to bo perpetrated by O'Hrion coming to Toiouto. Ho said this fair dominion was not the homo of rebels. O'Brlon's coming was founded on falsehood and hypocrisy. 11. K. Clarke , M. 1 * . II. , seconded thu icso- lutlon , which was supported by the bishop of Toronto and carried amid tremendous cheer ing and waving of hats. Only about twenty hands vvcro held up ngnlnst the resolution. 1'iot. Goldvvln .Smith moved the second resolution elution as follows : "Tlmt this second meeting looks with per. feet confidence to the parliament of the United Kingdom torn wise and just settle ment of all questions In relation to Ireland. " Ho said that while willing to give all the benefits to Irish citl/ens , he wanted to be done with this trickling to the Irish vote. Speaking of O'Hrion , he said they did not want have his excellency attacked by men steeped In venom and with lipscnvomed with untruth. Itev. Dr. I'otts and Itev. ( } . M. Mllllgan supported the resolution , which was can led amidst tremendous checiing , only one or two hands being field up against It. A loiolutlon carrledth.it copies of these resolutions ho tiaiismltted to the governor Kenei.il and I.oid Salisbury tlitrced the true trouble In Ireland not to landlords , but to thu tenants , who weru moonlighters , boycotters - cotters , etc. . Mayor How Imil addressed the meeting , thanking them for their orderly bo- havlor , urclng them ani'd ' cilcs of "Never" to irlve O'lirlen a fair huirlng If hu came hero. Thief chreis and a tiger were given amidst great enthusiasm , waving of hat.s for the queen and Lord Lansdowtie. and a vast multitude with uncovered heads jolmd In Hlnirlng the national anthem. Mayoi How- land sent thu following cablegram to Lord , Salisbury : "The treat mass meeting at Queen's park , Toronto , icprobates O'llilim's mission und expresses confidence In Lord Lansdnwne. Sim also looks with conlldeucfl to the Brltltli paiHumant for a wlsu and just settlement of the Irish question , A Iteuupilim nt Otinwn. OTTAWA , Out. , .May 1-4. The Irish ( likens nnd National league liovn arranged to KVI ! : William O'Urlen n joint iccuptlon. The toiler rluk lian bueu engaged tor his lecture ,