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TWENTY-FIRST YEAR. OMAHA , TUESDAY' MOJJNTCNG , DECEMBER 22 , 1891. NUMBER 188. Last Tribute of RjspecttD Senator Piumb at tlio National Capital , HUNDREDS MOURN OVER THE BIER , Jlrlof KorvIonH Attundml hy Holh llranchcs of Coi > K''csH , Illcli Olll- olalH nnd Other FrlomlH of the Dead .Slatcsman. D. C. , Dec. 21. Today Iho United States senate , the house of 'represent atives , Iho oxecutlvo and judicial depart ments of the government , representatives of foreign powers and bis many frlonds among the Washington public , paid the last tribute ol affection nnd respect to the memory of the Into Senator Plumb. Knrly this morning the body was placed In n Handsome cloth-covered casket of cedar , on the lid of which was n plain silver plate , bearing Iho following inscription : PitusroN B. PJ.O.MII. Born : Oct. 12,1837. Died : Dec,20,1801. At 10 o'clock the casket was removed to the scnnto chamber , where It was placed upon n black catafalque. When the senate mot at noon the chamber was partly arranged for the funeral obsouuica and the desk and chair of the deceased senator wcro heavily draped , The irallenes wcro crowded with' upcctators , except Iho diplomatic nnd vice- president's iralleries , which were reserved. In the opening prayer , the chaplain re ferred in n feeling manner to the death of Senator Plumb. On motion of Mr. Mandcrson , the rending of the journal was dispensed with , and Mr. Poffor rose to malco the formal announce ment of Mr. Plumb's death , and to offer the usual resolutions. Ho said : Mr. President : 1 esteem iny.snlf peculiarly unfortunate In that , before I Imvo bcun a incmlier of Mils body lon'4 eiiUlito ( ! have bo- RIIIIIO familiar with oven tbo dlnu'iiiiloiis of tliu chamber in which we sit , I am called upon to iiniioiincu tbo death nf my dislliigiilRnud colleague , upon whnsu wonderful resources 1 expected largely tc > rely. After eulogizing his late colleague elo quently. ho introduced resolutions pro viding for the appointment of a commltto of flvo senators to take charge , with a like com mittee of the house , of the funeral arrange ments and accompany the remains to Kan sas : and that the senate attend the services In the chamber. Tno resolutions wcro adopted and the vlco president announced the commlttoo on the part of the senate Messrs. PelTur , Dolph , Paddock. Hanson nnd Palmer. The senate then took a recess. At 1 p. m. the senile was called to order by thu" vice president. During the half hour's recess the work of preparing the chamber for Iho funeral ceremonies had boon completed. A row of armed chairs had boon placed in the area in front of the clerk's desk , and the western sldo of the chamber was sot apart for the occupancy of the mom- uors of the house of representatives. Shortly before 1 O'CIOCK President Hard- Ron nnd the cabinet officers and assistant secretaries of the oxecutlvo departments began to nrrlvo and were .shown to the presi dent's room. Mrs. Harrison , escorted by Lieutenant Pnikor of the navy , occupied a seat in the reserved gallery. At 1 :20 : the sppnker and members of the liousa were announced. The speaker was es- cortad to a soul on the right of the Vlco president , nnd the members took the seats assigned to them. Members of the diplomatic corps some twenty-live in number arrived nnd wore shown to their scats in front of the members of the house. They wcro followed by the chief justice and justices of the supreme court , who took seats lu front of the diplomatic corps. At exactly 1 : l0 ! Captain Bassott announced the presence of the presldem of the United Stntes.nnd hi cabinet. The senators and spectators stood up to do them honor. Presi dent Harrison nnd thu members of the cabi net took arm chairs on the right side of the urea. General Schoficld nnd Commodore Ramsey preceded the president and cabinet nnd had taken the two end chairs on the snino side. The house committeoo consisted of Messrs. Funston and Brcdorlck of Kansas , Cato nnd Reel of Arkansas , Youmans of Michigan , Post of Illinois and Cogswell of Massa chusetts. The floral olTennes were numerous. At 1 MS the floral commit too of the two houses , escorting the body of tno dead sena tor , appeared at tlio main entrance , and while all In the chamber stood up , tbo procession moved up the aisle , the cnnplain reciting the opening sentences of the funeral service. Tha chaplain finished read ing the funeral services and appropriate se lections from the scriptures , nnd closed with prayer. The body of the deceased senator was then berne out , to bo tnkou to the railroad station. Tlio senate then adjourned till tomorrow. Following the remains came the senators and representatives , who formed by twos , with Vice President Morton at the head , nnd accompanied the body on foot to the station. The president mid his cabinet and other distinguished persons were ushered to their carriages and Joined tlio pro cession. The body was placed In the car provided for its reception , nnd that and another car for the special use of the congressional com mittee were attached to thn train which loft ttio city nt ! 1:25. : Tno body is expected to ar rive nt KmporUi , , Kan. , Wednesday after noon. _ AiTrtujjInj * Tor the Intormont. Toi'nKt , Knn. , Doe. 21. Arrangements were mauo today to hold funeral services at the capltol hero over the remains of the late Senator Plumb. Mrs. Plumb was communi cated with today by telegraph , nnd she has consented to the plan , The funeral train will nrrlvo in Kansas City Wednesday morning. There It will bo met by the Rtato officers , led by Governor Humphrey , who will accompany It to Topeka. At Topokn thu body will Ho In state for two hours , utter which funeral services will bo held. From Topoku the body will bo con voyed to Kmporla. There services at the homo will bo hold Thursday morning , and later at the First Congregational ctiurcb , after which the Interment will take placo. Senator Plnmb'H Family. KMTOIIU , Kan. , , Deo. 21. Mrs. Plumb has partially recovered from Ihogrlof with which she was prostrated yesterday at the sudden nanounccinont of her husband's death. Today slid has been In n hotter condition than could have been oxpooted. Miss Mary , the oldest daughter , ls confined to her bed by n severe attack of la grlppo , but Is somewhat bettor this morning , Miss Ruth , tha second daugh- lor , who was In Topokn visiting , Is now nt homo and bears up with forlltiido. Amos H. . the oldest son , Is at the Philadelphia Medical Institute under treatment for n nervous dis ease. It was thought at first ho would bo tumble to coma homo , but word has been re ceived from bis physicians that ho will uo bore. The two youngest children. Carrlo nnd Preston B. , nro at school at Niuareth , Pa. , and nro on their way homo. lUiinlnlHOimt. AicnisoN , Knn. , Doo. 21. Mr. Ingnlls was deeply affected when ho hoard st Senator Plumb's death. . They were colleagues In tlio eeuato for thirteen years , and although not Intimate , they were nevertheless good friends. Mr. Ingalls In an Interview today told of many pleasant reminiscences of Sena. tor Plumb , and paid , among other things : "Mr. Plumb'R lempernmctnt was not such ns to permit Uitimucv , as that term It generally - orally umtiuMtood , Ha was not by nature or habit u sentimentalist. There was no gush nor pathos , uo rovorla nor reminiscence about him , but I think ho gnvo mo ai much of his confidence n * ho ever fuvo anybody , nd I found much In bis Ufa that was worthy of admiration , Ho lacked discipline and training In early years , nnd while ho displayed Immense energy , much of It was IrroBtilar nnd nt random , so that ho did not accomplish M much as ho might with Rlcndlcr and moro continuous force exerted In ono direction. But , his impulse. ' were good , nnd 1 never heard him express n con viction that did not appear to bo dictated by a smcoro dcslru for the success of the repub lican parly and the welfare and honor of Kansas and the nation. " 1't.V.VIl'ii I'KUHAnLK HVUCHSSOIt. Governor Humphrey \ \ III Walt Until After the luur > r.ilt Toi'EKA , Knn. , Dee. -Special [ Telegram to TUB BHK. ] Governor Humphrey arrived In the city this afternoon from Independence. Ho found as great political excitement ns was witnessed during the senatorial fight which resulted In the defeat of IngalK Letters and dispatcher had poured Into the executive office during the day from every section of tbo state. Tonight the hotel lobbies were crowded nnd there was a mnd scramble for the executive car. A dispatch sent from this place last nigh t announced that the governor would resign his scat mid have the president appoint htm as Plumb's successor. Tno state oxecutlvo was indignant when questioned about this possibility and said : " 1 do not understand the mad scramble for this placo. There Is no occariou for the disgraceful hurry and I shall mauo no Indecent basto. The rumor that I will resign is nbsiird. I shall fill out the term as governor to which the people have elected me and will appoint n successor for Senator Plumb In duo time. " It Is evident that the governor wl'l ' wait until after the funeral before making his cbolco known. The fight seems to hnvo dwindled doxvn between Gcorco Chandler , assistant secretary of the interior , who was formerly a law partner of Governor Humphrey In Independence , Goon-o R. Pock , general solicitor for the Santa Fo , ox- Congressman B. W. Perklns.of the Third congressional district , J. W. Ady , United States district attorney , Bon Simpson of the supreme court commission , and ox-Governor Osborno. Chief Justice Albert H. Horton , of the supreme court , who was regarded as the most prol-nblo successor to Plumb , stated today that ho would not accept the appoint ment if it was tendered him. TOIIKKan. : . , Dec. 21. The list of prob able successors of the late Senator Plumb Is Increasing rapidly. The candidates most prominently mentioned nro : Chief Justice Aloert II. 'Horton , ox-Congrossman 12. N. Mornll , ox-Congressman S. R. Peters , George R. Peek , cenornl solicitor of the Santa Fo : ex-Governor Thomas A. Osborne , Benjamin Simpson and George T. Anthony. Juitlco Hortou , who hns boon moro prominently mentioned than any other poli tician , stated this mornine that under no circumstances VfOtild ho accept the position if it was tendered him. A personal enmity between Governor Humphrey and ox-Senator lngnlls.it is believed , places Mr. Ingalls out of the race. 1IKK JliAUrAV.tlltlil ) . .fUTUI.\ . Queer Story of u Domestic Infelicity. Sioux FAU.P , S. D. , Dec. 21. A dccrco of divorce was today granted Florence Cuth- bortson from Sydney F. Cuthbortson , a real estate dealer of Chicago. The case Is in some respects n remarkable one. In JSSO the plain tiff was married to William Douglass , n broucr ot Chicago , nnd the two lived happily until about a year ' ago , when Douglass found in his wife's writ ing desk n number of warm letters written by Culhbcrtson. Douglass hired a lawyer , Isaac Adams , and the two called Mrs. Douglass into Adams' oflico. Mrs. Douglass admitted the letters , but * declared that she had not been intimate with Cuth bortson. Adams said it was all right and Mrs. Douglass went homo. Two days later she was called before Judge Hortou , nnd in fifteen minutes n divorce was granted Doug lass. Cuthbortson testified to criminal Inti macy between himself otitl the woman. The plaintiff soys no papers had been served upon her , and she did not know what had boon done until the dccrco was granted. Judge Hortou told Cuthbertson tbn ho must marry MM. Douglass within twenty- four hours or go to the penitentiary , and Mrs , Douglass was told by her husband's lawyer that she must marry Cuthbertson ergo go to Jail for live years. The woman bogged nnd pleaded , and agreed to leave Chicago forever if aho could bo spared the marriage. Adams and Douglass insisted , and the mnr- rlago accordingly occurred at It o'clock the next morning , at Racine , Wls. The plaintiff has novorlivcd with Cuthberson as his wife , though she occupied the same house with him for four months. The plaintiff is about S.'i years of ngo , and ono of the most , boatiti- fulmembors of the colony. Sbo has loft for Chicago. _ Heavy Snow in South D.ikotn. Sioux FALLS , S. D , Doc. 21. | Spoclal Telocram to TUB Bui.J : At noon a heavy rain storm sot in. At U o'clock It changed to snow , which felt In larger quantities than in any storm of the winter. By 10 o'clock two Inches had fallen. The storm is general , and telegrams from Madison , Parker , Scotland , Rodlleld nnd Armour , 100 miles west , report a heavy fall. _ C'/TV t > ' ' . / ' 'G'/-t/.S l.WllCrKl ) . PoiniHylvnniii A iiln FurnlHhcsn Batch ot' DlHlionoKt , Pulillu Servants. PiTTsiiL'iio , Pa. , Dec. 21. True bills were found today by the grand Jury against Mayor Wyman nnd ox-Mayor Pearjon of Alloguuny for embezzlement , Mayor Wyman was indicted on four differ- cat counts , two for embezzlement nnd two for extortion. One Indictment for embezzlement was entered against ox-Mayor Pearson , and ono against Slarltot Clerk David linstlugs , for the same crime. The case against Pear son is based on the misappropriation of witness foes amounting to ? T'H , while In the Hastings case the amount of $ 'J,19I is alleged ns shortages in the hooka of the market housi' . In the first and second counts , Mayor Wyman was charged with extorting witness fcos from a number of Hungnrlaus in order to conduct a caso. The amount lu ono case Is $117.5' ) , while another charges him with ap propriating to his own nnd other uses wit ness fees amounting toiO. . f UAliX I'.S C I// . . Ho A UH lo Hi ) Appointed to n Con- Niilntn in the United CITV or Mnxico , Dec. 21. The St. Louis , Mo. , consulate duestion appears to bo settled , and matters will remain ns they are. Tlio evidence clearly shows that Mr. Cuhlll has been entirely honest and that all his acts hnvo been within proper limits. It is said that no sperm * of trickery can remove him , and that the government will not take up or consdor | nny moro differences between local merchants. Congress has closed until April , when the status right divorce bill will bo taken up again and the now budget presented , which will show u considerable surplus In favor of the government , us President Dlnz Is reduc ing expenses by Introducing mnny economies. Cntarlno Gnrza. the socalled revolutionist , has proposed to the government to lay down his arms for $10,000 , or for a consulate In the United States. _ _ c.un.i : C.IK . * ctf.vr > . Two Bleu Killed in Ouo Day i t Denver - * * vor , Colo. DBSVKII , Oolo. , Deo. 21. This evening J. J. Gongloff , aged 07 , n mining oinmuorof Alinn , Colo. , was run over by a cnbla car and both of his leg * were cut on * . Ha died from the effects of his injuries a short time after the accident. Another onblo cnr accident occurred nbout nn hour later , nnd but a short distance from the former one. Josephs. Hen.sloy , u flag man in the employ of the Cable Car coru- pany , whllo attempting to alight from n car , was caught bcuoath the wheels aud lusturtly crushed to death. SUPREME COURT DECISIONS , Important Oasss Which Have Hcon Passed Upon by that Body. CHILIAN NEV/S / SCARCE AND HARD TO GET , Gold In the Unltod States Treasury ' An Incident In the Senate- Gossip nnd News Items , from WASHINGTON- . C. , DJC. 21. The United States supreme court , In an opinion written by Justice Larnar , today reversed the de cision of the iiipromo court of California in the case of Thomas Knight vs the United States Land association and 'Clinton T. Trlpp. This case has attracted much atten tion on the P.iclllc coast , and concerns title to proparty lu Sau Francisco of great vnluo. The effect of the decision is to sustain the ruling of the Interior department. The case involved a controversy as to the boundary of the city of San Francisco on the nay. That city claimed , M the successor of a Mexican Pueblo , four square leagues of land on the northern * part of the peninsula on which the city U situated. It pre sented Its claim to the Board of Land Commissioners , created under Iho act ot congress of M'irch 3 , 1S3I , for Its adjustment and confirmation. The board confirmed It for a portion of the land nnd re jected It for tho'remainder. . The case was appealed to the United States district ccurt and then transferred to the United States circuit court for the district of California. Th'on the claim was confirmed on the ISlh of May , lsti. , for the four square leagues. The cnso was further appealed to the supronui court of the United States , which , in Decem ber , ISliO , on motion of the attorney general , dismissed Iho appeal. A survey was made of the claim. The dccrco bounded the claim on the east by the high water mark of the bay of San Francisco , as It existed on tho- acquisition of the country July 7 , 1SKJ. A ilisputoarosoas to where this line should bo run , whether it should follow the high water murk of the bay nnd cross the mouth of the creeks and estuaries that run into the bay or whether it should follow up the banks of these streams. Tbo Interior department , held , after repeated arguments , that the , line should follow the high water mark of Iho bay and cross the mouths of all crooks that run into it , nnd a survey , in conformity with that decision , w s approved and a patent issued. Certain parties claiming land along the crooks , as marshes or tldo lands , resisted the en forcement of the patent , and the matter has been In moro or less litigation for years. This controversy is finally decided by the decision of the court today , lu accordance with thu ruling of the Interior department , approving the survey adopted by that depart ment nnd the patent issued thereon. This is said to end a litigation which has lasted for nearly thirty-nine years. The lands affected , though originally Ihio lands , huvo been im proved , nud now form a valuable part of ban Francisco. , The supreme court today nfllrmod the decision of the lower court de claring the provision in the Now York law providing for the solitary conlinc- ment of persons condemned to death and other features a * unconstitutional. The legality of the punishment of death by moans of elOctrlclty is not attackod.81' * " ' - The court also advanced the hcanne of arguments in suits involving the title to largo amounts ot property along and under the Inko in Chlcaeo , to the second Monday of next term. ClaHscn nnd Simmons .Sentenced. The court , In an opinion rendered by Justice tico Gray , alllrmed the decision of tho" lower court in the cases of Peter J. Classen and Frederick S. Simmons , convicted of ombez- zlemejit and "kiting" operations in con nection with the failure of the Sixth National bank of Now York City. The de cision of the court was foreshadowed at the time of the argument , whan the court in formed Solicitor General Taft , who was arguinc the case for the government , that It was not necessary for him to argue the Sim mons case , that it had already heard sufll- ciont argument. It is said that the counsel for Iho prisoners have under consideration the advisability of applying for a pardon. The court nflirmed the decision 6f the circuit , court of Outagamlo county , Wiscon sin , in the cnso of the Ivnukaunu Water company ot nl , plaintiffs In error , vs the Green Bay and-tho Mississippi Canal com pany. This is a suit arising over the im provement of the Fox nnd Wisconsin rivers. A uam was built and the Kaukauna Water company , representing an owner of riparian rights on lands adjoining a dam built fur the improvement ot the river's navigation , sought to make a cut In the dutri to got water fiom the canal com pany , which holds title from tuostnto , claim ing that Iho owners had not received com pensation and had been deprived of property without duo procuss of law. The court rules that Iho dam was built for public purposes ; that the state had a right to declare that the water arising In the improvement of the rivers belong to the state , and as the owners ot adjoining land did not avail themselves of the provision made by congress for damages to pei-sons injured by the Improvement of the river , the water power company cannot now , after twonty-flvo years have chipjed , claim the land because of failure to receive compensation. \VI11 Occupy Plumb's Old Sent. The seat for so long n tlmo occupied by the late Senator Plumb Is ono of the most desir able. It Is on the rear row , but it Is next to the mala aisle and , therefore , its occupant faces the presiding ofllccr. It has boon as signed to Senator Warren of Wyoming , nnd ns soon as tha gruesome emblems of mourn ing bnvo been removed from the chair and closi ; ho will take possession. It is unuorstood that Sunator Squire will move into Governor Warren's seat , nnd other senators will probably move around until the lcu < > t ( luslrablo place In the chamber is loft for tbo Kunsns republican who will be appointed by Governor Humphrey. Senator Plumb's death will glvo the northwest - west another committee chairmanship , for Senator Dolph of Orjgon will go to the head ot the committee on public lands. . Just what changes will bo brought abput In the formation of committee : ) by the death of Senator Plumb cannot easily , at this tune , bo foreshadowed. Those will depend very largely upon the character of his suc cessor. If ox-Sonator Ingalls should bo appointed , there would have to bo very much of a readjustment , for senatorial courtoay would Insist on Mr. lugails getting a place on us many as possible of his old committees. Out ol' Iho Or.Unary. Thi > sorvlco * today over the remains of the late Senator Pliinib , which wcro conducted exclusive by Chaplain Butler , came to an end at 2 o'clock , and then onsutxl what many people regarded as nn extraordinary affair. Without any motion to adjourn or to take n rcce s , .tiid without making any provisions for the hiatus , which afterwards became de cidedly prominent , the vennto simply col- lupiod walked out , touung its guc.sis'stand- Ing. For fully two minutes the president and his official family , the supreme court and the diplomatic corps , waited lor directions as to the proper style and location of exit , but ns iionocamo , thu distinguished visitor ! de parted In such a manner as Individually ' seemed to them best. How the senate wa's over to roimombla whan I bora had been no provision mudo for it * dNpjrilon , or for any' thing olss , was too much for unv of the old iltuorn In the galleries. At ! o'clock the vice president ret urn oil to tno senate chamber. Senator Allison hail- Just preceded him un.l Senator Ulbsun of Louisiana wni at his dusic attending to Koma correspondence , "Tno tenato will bii In order1 said the vice president.'Uo two itualori iiroio luiuttancously. Senator Allison looked nt Senator Gibson nnd Borintor Gibson gazed nt Senator Allison , "l-inivo that we adjourn , " raid Mr. Allison , Juqt M the pause was becoming - coming painful. "The senator from T,0wti moves that wo now ntljourn , " said the vlco president. "All In favor will say uyo.1' , Nobody said n word.t Words would have made the situation mora ridiculous than It was.So the vice president declared the senate adjourned until tomorrow. The vlco president went homo , Senator Allison re paired to bis committee room nnd Senator Gibson went on with his writlnir. In Dhoaseil Horuillcsli. The Department of Agriculture makes the following nnnounccriiont : "Tho Inspectors of the bureau of animal Industry at Long Island have unearthed nn nbbatotr nt New ton Creek , wlflch they found to bo devoted entirely to the slaughter of broken down , crippled horses. Many of those horses were diseased and. some of them affected with glanders. The Inspectors thoroughly Inves tigated the destination of carcasses. It was found that most of the.meat was corned and put up for family boot. The secretary of agriculture was at once communicated with , nnd ho wired the. Ihspectors nt the port of shipment to stop such exports if possible , nnd to Immediately notify local boards of health. Thu dealer , having learned of this course , changed his label and undertook to ship the stuff abroad as howe meat , under Iho Im pression that ho could thus ovndo the bureau inspectors. Secretary Rusk , however , did not propose to permit the Intent of the law to bo thus balked , nnd ho is advised today that Dr. Robortsm , Hho chief Inspector nt Now York , and W. Judson Smith , eastern agent of the bureau , had seized the ontlro lot of soventyrHvo tierces nnd turned It over to the officials , this nctfon buing necessary to prevent the shipment of the meat on the steamer Lepanto , which sailed for Antwerp today. Chilian Affairs. The Information on record In the bureau of animal Industry shows that this nefari ous Industry has beau carried on for some time in a semi-secret fashion , but buing dili gently watched for some tlmo by tbo inspectors specters , they satisfied Secretary Rusk that many horses in varlotfs stages of disease were slaughtered and put uo for the purpose indicated , and hu at oqco determined that ho would use all the power at his command to put n stop ouco and for all to the abominable trafllc. The officials of the State and Navy depart ments observed a studied reticence today in regard to the Chilian affair. It was learned , however , that no communications have been received from Chill by either department since Thursday last , when the secretary of state received a long rncssago from Minister Kgiin. While no positlv'o information can bo obtained us to the exact character of this message , it is known ,10- have reference to the political refugees now-Hinder the protection of the American minister. It is understood that no action will be Uiltcn by this govern ment until it is officially advised of the result of the investigation bytho Chilian authorities of the killing of the sailors of the Baltimore. The United States steamer Boston loft Montevideo on the llth Inst. ana will reach Valparaiso in a day or J.wo. Tiie secretary of atato is informed of an amendment to the tariff in the federal dis trict of Mexico by which n duty ol 50 centimes per 100 kilos , gross weight , is os- tablishod'on rag papeiv blotting paper , wrap ping paper ( except coloreds paper for wrapping ) and unsized pappr ( except for cigarctto wrapping ) . , , Gold in th&Trcasui-y. The not gold ill the treasury today amounts to $ rJO,750S9 ! ! , u decrease of nearly § -,1X10,000 since the 10th inst. ' The cash balance- SIO-.OOO.OOO , the lortosKmjure.it has reached this month. The fprjdtpts from'cnstflinn at- New York during tbV'flrst twenty days of this month woro'$3ll02,763jiaTdecVcaso of $1.704,007 compared -vathitho receipts during tno correspondrnff'porjku1 ) flast year. organization of tha nevi circuit courts , as rapidly us posslblo/is shown by the fact that ho con ferrod today with Justice Lamar and Senators Stanford nnd Folton. m regard to lllling the vacancies in the Fifth and Ninth circuits. The prospective early adjournment of the senate , howavor , may delay these nominations , as well us that of the Uighth circuit , until after 1)19 ) reconvening of con gress. Collector Wormca&tlo of Pittsburg had an interview with the commissioner of internal rovcnuu in rccard to the charges against him. " It is understood that a ohango In" this olllco had been determined upon , but it Is not known whether action will bo tnkou before the recess of congress. ' In the court of clams ! today , judgments were rcndo.'cd in favor of-'John D. Pope , ot nl. , In the suits against lljo United States to recover the value of lauds in South Carolina , sold -In satlsf action of the direct tax of August , 1S01. _ _ _ _ _ _ IT'S .1 1'UH'Elt t'Olt OUOI ) . How a Worthy Oinnh Thirty Ur-nclllod l > y tlio Uuvoaii of ClaiiiiH. WASHINGTON , D. p. , Doo. 21. [ Special Telegram to THE Br.kj The commissioner of pensions Issued a pension certificate today in favor of Mrs. Sarah J. Brownson , widow of Lieutenant Harry Brownson , loto Twelfth Vermont volunteer , at the rate of $17 per month from September 8 , 1S01 , Iho day fol lowing the soldier's death. Mrs. Brownson resides at ' 'GUI Davenport street , Omaha , and as her husband was a helpless invalid for a long tlmo prior to his death , the early settle ment of her pension claim without the long period of anxiety auu suspense , which too many widows of veterans of the war exper ience , will bo the source of much satisfaction to her nnd her many .friends. Her claim was uro'loiutod by Tin : BEK nnd Kxnmlncr Bureau -Claims , having boon Hied In the pension , bureau September 18 , 18'Jl , only thrco moiiUis and tbroo days before - fore notice of issue of the pension certillcato was given out. Tlm'arly settlement of this claim was duo to thi ) prompt and diligbnt manner in which It was prosecuted by Tan BIB and Kxamirtpr Bureau of Claims. This Is another example of the vnluo to ox-soldiers nnd their heirs of the organization of n claim bureau such us Is conducted by Tin : Bur. and IQx- amlnnr. No bettor' evidence of the good faith In which this Bureau was organized and Is being conducted nor of the ability and diligence of its utaff of export attorneys could bo required \by the most exacting claimant oy by the public. It U un example of the results brougnl about by application of business methods' ' to the prosecution of honcstand valid claims and pressnts strlklue contrast to thu sloyr rind dilatory methods of claim ngouts who wqlt for the pension ottlco to call upon thorn foroudcnco necessary to establish the claim add they obtain the sarnu from the claimant by piecemeal Instead of going directly to thcilssuo and preparing the claim for sottlomontvna soon as It In reached and taken up for consideration by the pension olllco for the llrat tlmo , as was done In this case. The value of Tnu Dun and Examiner Bureau of Claims to 'tlu1 worthy claimants and thu public gcno'raUy Is dally bccomlntr moro and more apparent , and although the Bureau has only boloi-organlzea for it brief period , the fact thatltts ! destined to become : i power for good iWJ to'ii largo extent revo lutionize thu methods heretofore employed In the prosecution of claims u admitted by all well-informed parson * . MUllli It.lfH TifJUUI.RS. Four Privntn nijnks in Vlr lnln Oa Down with n t'raoh , SMtSTON , Va. , Do. 'J ) , Private banks at WuynoHboro , GorOausvllle , Wurrenton and S'ewmarkot , Va. , al | suspended today , Shir- oy & Uojonberxv were owners of the Waynosboro and Newmarket banks , nnd were associated wltij 0. F. Myers at Gordons- villu , and with Spplmnu at Warrontou. It Is believed depositors will bo paid In full. At SoutharaptonUlba , Now York , from Bremen. At GenoaWgrra , from Now York. At Antwerp Western Land , from New 'Yortf. At Now York l-agiudoao , from Havro ; UuK'.a , from Hamburg , WILL PUNISH HIS ENEMIES , Speaker Orisp Will Ignorj Mills and Ho ward f pringer. EVEN HILL'S ' ADVICE IS REJICTED. I'roli.'ililo Complexion of the Othci Coin mil tec Chairmen .Scnntoi- 1'lmiil ) WIIH Killed by Hard Work. WASHINGTON' Hnic.u' or TIIH Br.n , ) r > 13 Fot'itTiiXTii : : STiinr.T , > WASHINGTON , D. ( J. , Dec. 21. I "Tho speaker Is going to reward his friends nnd punish his enemies In the make-up ol committees , " said ono of his most Intimate friends today. The exclamation Is undoubt edly true. After all , Sprlnpor of Illinois Is to bo the head of the commlttoo on ways and means. The moit desperate efforts ot David B. Hill , Senator Gorman and others to In- dtico Crisp not to overlook Mr. Mills have failed , and the Georgia speaker will pay the Illinois candidate for the spoakorshlp , who withdrew at the critical moment and made It possible to elect Crisp. It Is bsllovod that the other democratic members of the com mittee on ways nnd moans will bo as follows : McMillln of Tennessee , Turner of Georgia , Wilson of Wojt Virginia , Whiting of Micjil- gau , Montgomery of Kentucky , Shlvoly of Indiana , Stevens of Massachusetts , Johnson of Ohio nnd Bryan of Nebraska. Ex- Speaker Reed will head the republican mem bership of the commlttoo , and next to him will bo Burrows of Michigan and McKonnn of California. It is unimportant who the other two members may bo , for the majority will rule with an iron hand. These who 11 ro wlso as to the chairmanship of committees which are to bo announced on Wednesday say that without exception Crisp has been unrelenting in his punishment of the Mills men. Outhwaito of Ohio will bo Iho head of military tiftalrs , Blount of Georgia , foreign affairs , O'Farroll of Virginia , clec- . lloas. and probably Catchings of Mississippi , judiciary. Kx-Govornor McCrenry of Ken tucky has been Iho most distinguished demo cratic member of tno committee on foreign affairs for many years and has been its chair man ; ho con'tldontly expected to bo re turned to the head of that committee , but ho supported fliills nnd is relegated to tbo roar. South Dakota A'lTairj. William T. Coad of Rapid City , S. D. , president of the Dakota , Wyoming & Mis souri Hlvor Railroad company , which is now building west from Rapid City , is hero secur ing ilnnl plate , etc. , from tbo Interior depart ment , Mr. Coad is a thorough railroad man and is pushing his work forward. Ho says there will bo a great deal of railroad building in South Dakota next season. The Dakota , Wyoming it Missouri River will bo com pleted far out into Wyoming before snow ilies next fall and will do a large business frnm thn Kt.nrr- . Governor A. C. Mellolto of South Da kota U here on his way to Boston , where he Is booming Dakota in terests. The eovornor says there will bo a number of railroad extensions In his state next year ; that there will bo lines extended west of Pierre and the Duluth & Manitoba will go south to Iho Missouri river from 'Huron , probably stopping at Wheeler , the capital of Charjes Mix county. Ho says tho- jinuabitats of South Dakota prospered greatly thopast season "and 'with irrigation nud the manufacturing interests going on everything Uooksibrlght.tprjhaif u turoj ii ; . . Senator Pottigrow says lioMost ono of his best friends and thn country one of the ablest statesmen it had in the death of Senator Plumb. The Kansas and South Dakota sen ators wcro intimate personal frienas and the latter feels deeply the great loss he has sus tained. 'oenator Pottlgrcw said today that If Uio president did not appoint Mltebcllof Winoiia * Minn. , to the judgoshlp of that circuit ho would likely appoint ox-Souator Moody of South Dakota , who.is . Oxcollontly fitted for it nnd has been strongly endorsed by many prominent men. Killed byjlnril Work. "Died from overwork , would bo the verdict of a jury were a coroner's inquest to bo hold upon the Into Senator Preston B. Plumb of Kansas , " said Senator Mnndoraon of - Nebraska braska this afternoon. Senator Mandorson continued , "And I might ndd that the Jury would likely say further that Senator Plumb was killed by his correspondents. That man was fairly run to doatn by constituents who pelted him at every turn with letters. Ho used to got from 161) ) to 203 letters n day. They asked for pensions and the settlement ot all sorts of claims nnd thuy came from homesteaders and parsons who had boon raided by Indians nnd who wanted appointments nnd everything else under the sun. Imagine a man taking cure ot such n quantity of qorrospomionco. It is almost physically impossible. It Is necessary for a senator to do something moro with letters - tors than simply sit down and wrlto nn ' answer. Ho must , in n majority of cases , write other letters to carry out the wishes of the correspondents , nnd in ono qunrtor of the instances ho must visit the white house nnd introduce bills in congress and upon them innko reports. Senator Plumb had as much work as six mon could have done and ' preserved their lives. " Senator Plumb's Vacant Chair. Within less than two hours after the death ot Senator Plumb ycstordpy Senator Warren of Wyoming had mailed u letter to Door keeper Bassett applylnir for the dead sena tor's desk , which was n very do.sirablo ono. Tlio Knnsas henntor occupied a desk and chair In the very center of the outside row next the main nislo , whore ho could have easy ogress nud in press , and could see and bo beard from unv point in tup chamber. The , eagerness with which senators pounce upon the seats of thylr dead confreres makes ono nlmnu shudder. Quito 'a number of letters were mailed yesterday asking for Plumb's sent , so many in fact , that the postmarks on the envelopes had to bo con- bulled us to priority of application. Senator Warren fortunately carried his letter to the city postolllco himself , thereby securing nn immediate postmark , 2 o'clock , when the death occurred just after 12 , and so ho gote the vacant chair. IMiHOcllmoons. . Thn supreme court today denied the mo tion to dismiss nnd posipnno the case of James F. Hilton ot nl. va James 10. Jones ot al , , from Nebraska. Tno case will now bo readied In its order on thn calendar about the middle of January. Hon. U. J. Greene of Omaha Is lu the city. Ho appeared before the supreme court this morning nnd succeeded In havlug tbo case of Nebraska against Iowa set for argument on January 25 noxt. This case Is the suit to decide thu boundary > lno between Nebraska und Iowa , opposite Omaha , with particular relation to the proportyof tbo lOast Omaha Land company. If the position of the com pany is maintained , half the lund on the Nebraska sldo of thu river now owned by the companyand the portion called Cortluud Beach , will bo determined to bo 'vltbln the limits of the st.to of Iowa , Senator Plumb's death loaves a vacancy on tha blue ) rlbboii commlttoo of the senate , Ihnlot appropriations , which will no filled by the steering committee of the republican caucus. It is generally believed that Senator PuddocK ot Nebraska will bo chosen. Assistint Secretary Chnndlnr today af firmed the decision In the case of Seymour Van B us in r It vs Churles W. Steam * , home stead entry , appeal from the Clindron dis trict. Ho denied the motion of Carr In the case of Sigcl Carr ns Uio heir ot Samuel Pettlt , Mitchell , S. D. . for c rehearing aim reaffirmed tha iluoMlon of Outnbir JO. 18 ! ) , ) . nustalnlni : trie application of HB > i.v Harrington to IIlu desert land final fnm tl' ( Jhayennc , Wyo . The postmaster general tn'lay ' appointed the following postmasters In I'twu A. t'ri-y at Cautoii , JUUGIOG county , vicu J U. Kip- \ - 1'1'Jton ' ' , roMlcncil ; A. P. ClmmbcM nl Ma\ City , Osccoltt 0011 nty , y' * 3. A. Kraft , ru sis-nod ; L A. Wilder nt.timid \ , Htimboid county , vli'oW. II. Loch'eslgned. . Alro. P who C\irUoii Li ; widow of the Into Ka nh 1' . Lowe loV ot , , | ni | how to- ilay. Iho fmii'rnl will b > . ttio Into rest donee , uls II street , tomorrtt II n. in I' , S. II. KKVKXrIMM' 01. Jl of Interest Mndo In the ulnr Surviui . WASHINGTON , D. ( J. , Dec. 21 , iSpeclal Telegram to Tut : Bii.J : : The following army orders were issued today : The general court martial appointed to meet nt Columbus Barracks , O. , October' ! . " ) , Ib'Jl , Is dissolved. A gonurnl court martial Is appointed to moot nt Columbus Barrncks at 11 o'clock n. m. on Tuesday , December 22 , 15 > 'J1 , or as soon thereafter as practicable , for the trial of such prisoners as may bo brought before lu Detail for the court : Captain Constant Williams , Seventh in fantry ; Captain Augustus A. IMolTrn , as sistant surgeon ; Captain John L. Clem , assistant quartermaster ; Captain Walter T. Dnggnn , Tenth Infantry : First Lieutenant Charles G. Starr , First infantry ; First Lieu tenant John J. linden , Eighth infantry ; First Uoutonnnt William E. P. French , Third infantry : First Lieutenant Carver Howlnnd , Fourth Infantry ; First Lieutenant Virgil J. Brumbnck , Second Infantry ; First Lieutenant Harry L. Btiltoy , Twenty-first Infantry , Judge advocate. The leave of ab sence granted Flist Lieutenant Alex B. Dyer , Fourth'artillery , Deco.nbor 11 , Is ex tended two months and ton days. Lcavoof absence for four mouths on sur geon's certificate of disability , with permis sion to leave the Dopartmcnt of the Pint to , is granted Second Lieutenant Philip A. Bcttcns , Jr. , Ninth cuvnlrv. The leave of absence granted First Lieutenant Benjamin L. Ten Uyck , assistant surgeon , November 12 , IA extended live days on account of sick ness. Lieutenant Colonel Edmund C. Baln- bnduo , Third artillery , is relieved from further duty ns n member of the general court martial convened nt the Army building in Now York city by War department order of November 20 , 1891. WcHtern PciiHioiiH. xv , D. C. , Dec. 21. [ SpocialTolo- gram to TUB Bnc.j The following list of pensions granted is reported by Tire BIK : and Examiner Bureau of Claims : Nebraska : Original Thomas Woolson , John Burns , Oliver Brush. Addittonnl Isaac Brown , Benjamin Hyatt , David Wood ruff , Thomas J. Redgate. Increase John F. Chubbuck , John Yatos. Iowa : original Alonzo P. Root , Absalom F. Brown , Theodore D. Smnlly , Isaac C. Tally , Ulrich Cnapmnn , Andrew Millar , Robert D. Kolso , John Hurd , Alox. M. Aus tin , Charles D. Holbrook , James B. Galor , George W. Knnpp , George Barrett , James Runynn , Benjamin Keller , Ashford Tingon- fortor , Thomas Jackson , Horatio T. Halo. Additional Atox. Lowden , LukoFoloy. Increase - crease William G. Parker , Daniel D. Jones , Jacob Hughes , linrmon Beck , John H. White. Reissue Bryant O'Neal , deceased. Original : widows , etc. Martha B. Ballon , Efllo Rockoy. South Dakota ; original ElbortD. Greene , John Munn , John 11. Rowo. Additional- John P. Rodgers , Jefferson W. Veddor. In crease Anron Ply to. oa Jiuii's trii.irn. Throe Kans is Men Kiddlod- with Bui- lots Sequel to a Divorce. DcWirr. Ark , Doc. 21. This morning at 2 o'clock a body of masked mon entered the jail at this place and shot to death J. A. 'Smitfi , Floyd Gregory , nntt Moso Henderson , who woro.con.nncd therein. The crime for which these mon paid the penalty , jvith thoir. , lives originated In a 'dlvorcb"pf6ceedlngi6y''Mrs ; Alary-J.-Suilth. against her husband , J. A. Smith , one of the in fortunate victim ? of this morning's rnccdy. The suit was fought vigorously by both parties , but Mrs. Smith was granted n divorce and given a ducrco for one-third of her husband's prop erty. On the night of the Dili Inst. a icgro , Moso Henderson , went to the house of Mrs. Smith ana shot her with a load of mckshot , shooting off the ( incurs and numb uf her right band , tbo load then pass- ng through her shoulder and into the wall of the dwelling. The negro was recognized md captured and made a confession in which w said ho was to receive from Smith the sum of $175 in money , eighty acres of land , six icad of cattle and a horse for committing the crime. Smith and his son-tn-law , Gregory , were irrested , arid a preliminary trial was had bo- ore Ebquiro Joseph Schneider-nud'tho ; lends of Smith and the negro wc.ro placed nt ilO.OUO , and that of Gregory who , with Smith , illotod the negro to the houEoof Mrs. Smith , vhoro the shooting was clone , at 1,000 , in dofaul' . of which ihoy were sent to Jail , It , vns reported that Smith and Gregory would give bonds today and bo released. This onort. it is thought , caused iho killing this norning. The mob was composed of lltecn or twenty men , and was very quiet and orderly. Some wolvo or llfteen shots were 11 rod into tiic irlsoncrs , all of whou > were instantly Killed , . 'ho mob loft no clew to tholr identity , and It s hardly probable that their names will over > o Unown. There Is no excitement over the natter hero in town , and business Is going u as if nothing unusual had happened. njs.i'tnuit mitKu.mr. Omci : oi' WKITMIIH BUIIUUJ , | OM VIM. Dec. 21. f The storm was central last evening la vc&tcrn Iowa , moving northeastward toward ho upper lakes. Haln foil in the lower Mis- ouri and upper Mississippi valleys. The nlld , springlike weather on the southern nd eastern side ot the storm , and tha colder Ir surging down the Missouri valley re- ultcd In local thunderstorms in southeastern Nebraska and in lown. The temperature at ) mnha yesterday afternoon immediately pro- edlng thu tnundnr storm was 51 ° . Colder , northwesterly winds and n rapidly Islng barometer prevailed last evening liroufc'hout the regions north and west ol UH. 'omporaturo blo\v freezing may bo expected lore today. It Is snowing at Sioux City and tlinhosotn , but over the upper mountain oslons fair weather prevails. For Omalia and vicinity Colder , and louring to fair \\oathcT with strong north- vest winds today. Much colder tonight , " "ulr and cold on Wednesday. WAMIINUTOX , D. O. . Doo. 21. For Mis- ourl Thrnntonlng weather and ruin , south vimls. shirting to west , and decidedly colrler i.v Wednesday morning , with a moderate old wave. For Iowa Ualn or snow , followed by clear- ng and much colder weather ; northwost' vinds ; a moderate cold wn.vo. For Montana Fair in the west , colder In ho southeast , stationary tompor.Uuro in orthwost portion. For Colorado Fair , except slight snows' In Mountain districts ; colder ; stationary tem perature In northern portion. For North Dakota Fair , colder , north vlnds. For South Dakota Fair , clearing In cast Ionian ; colder north winds. For Nnbraska Fair , preceded by local iiows In oait portion ; northwesterly winds. For Kansas--Generally fair , clearlne In * astern pbrtlonmuch colder ; northwest1 vinds ; colder , fair.Vudnu.sduy , 'Ilia Duntli Unit. NEW YOIIK , Doc. SI. Kiithorino Hogors , ho nctro3s , died on Katurduy afternoon at tor residence in this city after a long 111- icds. Hlio was born li England laid attained iromlacnco as an act res 5 In that country bo- ere coming to America. Her early youro on ho Amarlcunstaga vveropusaod.ln WalIauU'3 todc company. Hubsoiiuonll.v Mr * . Hoaora iluycd leading parts in the Union Mnuaro hijutor then unuur thu inanunemeut of Shook t Palmer , After leaving Iho Union SijUi'.ro MIM. Koporfc bt'cumo u ktnr , OnniiB ; the last HW yoaw of her Ufa she wan u member of \ , , \f. I'Jimer1 * stock company. Two of horI I mr uau hters uro iictruvses , Eleanor Mor- MI , a well Ur ovn leading limy , nnd Kntio W H. f'rano'.i ro'nimny. Tbo bg eM loiugrtow CHILI IS STILL Municipal Authorities Co. tiiuio to lusttU the American Kiniitor , LEGATION KEPT UNDER SURVEILLANC : , Who llnvo 8oitKht Protoui tlon or thu stni-H nnd snipes In- suited liy t,3 | , Chilian ( Jon- oral Govoriniiunt. \rnjwtuM \ iltfatliuJiim'it < 7iirlim'cii'i'C I VAU-AIIAISO , Chill ( via Galveston , Tex , Dec. 21. ( By Mexican Cable to the Now York Herald Special to Tin : Uinx'- Mlnlstor ICgan today officially roquestcd tlio Argentine minister , Senor Urriburrn , to note the presence of Chilian police agents iu the immediate vicinity of the American legation , as also Iho attempted arrest ou last Saturday night of Mr. Frank Hgnn , thu American minister's son. Honor Urriburrn In his diplomatic capacity will call a meeting of the dozen or so foreign minister * for re questing the attention ot the Chilian govern ment toward the action of the municlpul authorities in maintaining policesurvuillancu of the A met Icnn legation. Additional Insult wn-i offered the American minister yesterday in tbo case of ono ot the refugee : ) under his protection who ap < piled for n release upon furntshlui ; bunds to appear when wanted bv tbo authorities. This was recently in-anted Bnlmaeoda'H minister of war , Scnor Velasquez. Tlio government replied that the rolHgoo must first leave the American legation , surrender himself to the Chilian authorities nnd sub mit to Imprisonment. The government , after ho had done thcso things , would con sider his request , nnd not before. A lnr < o lire occurred last night in Santiago In tlio cnllo San Diego , on the proparty Senores Gaudurlllas nnd Lucia Ciltdra. Sev eral buildings wcro gutted. The damage was 800,000 pesos. Several firemen wore injured. Advices from Valdivla today state that the locusts arc still mnking headway over thu country. The commission appointed to tnuo measures to overcome the plague has arrived at Valdivia. An oartlmuako shock was felt at tw'onty. five minutes to 12 n. in. today at Los Andes and Llmacho. It lasted thirty seconds. The Inlluonza has broken out nt San Fernando - nando and is making rapid headway. A'oblo Work of Count Tolstoi t'ontrl- hutinnH From ihn 1'oynl Family. ST. PuTcitMiuiin , Dec. ' 'L Count Tolstoi , who has Just returned from the fnmlno stricken districts , was interviewed today on the present state of affairs aiconu the distressed people. ilo an nounced that his coworker , M. Kor- ; lllflki , recently 'died of Inlluonza. Count Tolstoi declared that 11 tbo govern ment would promote village Industries Huftl- cioiitwork could bo found to avert actual starvation. Tbo ordinary authorities , ho said , should osUbhsh publlu feedlne placos. ! Io had started thirty such places , wliieh fed "iOO.persons daily , at n cost of 'hshilling * monthly for each person. Tlio mo.ils con sisted of wholesome vegetable porridges without meal. Iguorauco as to the actual cost and amount of stocks of grain , ho said , prevents a proper organization or relief measures. If Iho gov ernment abcortuit.od the true state of affairs , supplies could bo brojght from America nnd other countries. The count Indignantly opposed the government , plan of building railways , which , ho said , were a curio and n ruin to Russia. Jail ways were depriving the peas ants of their only occupation in the field work , it bolng impossible by acting as carriers for them to earn sufficient to procure 'ood for themselves and'their horses and < eop tbonuclvcii lit con'dltlon until fit for inrd work. The count stntod that the voalthy peasants have set a bad oxampto ; hey eat mouldy broad , nnd then glvo the same to their workmen , thus causing a terrible - riblo Infant mortality. The czar lias sent Colonel Woggdrlch to lostoff , Invested with absolute power to ro- orgnnlzo railway trafllc eo as to effect n dis- ributlon of corn. The c/arowitch has just donated W,000 ) roubles to the fnmlno fuiul , while the grand Hikes , Gcorpo , Alexander and Sorglus , have ach contributed -10,000 roubles to the lund. iton : loirs of the Great Painter Cannot A'rR ' ( > Cnuoornin IliHVorkH. . | f' | i/r/ii'ii ) / > l ISill lui JniitH tIonian llennel' . ] PAIIIS , Dec. 21. ( Now York Ilur.ild Cable Spe.iial to Tun Br.n. I A great commotion ins just boon caused in tbo studios nnd alonsof Purls by the news of the domestic Isagreoment between the widow and tha on of Mclssoulbr , which , it .scorns , is now crtaln to lead to the abandonment of the irojoct of the publlu exhibition of the great inlntcr's ' work. Mine. Moiasonlor insists on the Immediate ale of nil Uio pictures foiinit in the late uintor'n studio. M. Charles Meissonicr Irmly opposes the plan. All the attemiiu In iring about an understanding huvo failed , md the matter will have to bo brought bo- ere the court. In any rase , the delays of "rench law will not allow Iho works to bo old for two or three yoarH yet. Tlio chamber of deputies today passad a fill authorizing the gnvornmcnt to extend ho bonollts of the minimum tariff to tha ounlrlos which grant Franco the privllegu f the "most fnvorod nation" clause. JACO.U : U ST. Cnnu. ! r.i/.U'n Klshtlm ; I'YruoH Vow AN le liincn in thn * nv Provident. \rnt \ > iirtollletl / tflhtiJainm nnnloii tlfinr't l Uio JAKIIIUO , Brazil , Deo. 21. ( By Moxl- an Cable to the Now York lleral l--bijuelal 0 TIID Bm : . | The chiefs of tlio nnny nnd f the national guard have di'clared their illoglance to President Poixotto , They du- laro 'thutthoy will defend tlio republican nstltutions and will resist all attempts to ostoro imperial rulo. A tulegrahi from Urugimynu says that a hlof named "Snrawa Incited thu revolt nt 'umpa by order ot General Astroiiulllo. A ( gat took place between tbo ( rarrUon and 200 1 the liiHtirgontH , who cut thn telegraph vlros to prevent the garrison seourlm. roln- orcumonts. It U nlno stated that a govflrn- nent steamer has Balled from Yugunron to emand Snruwu's surrender. ItiMiiH. [ < wit tu'ittil ' : xil iiti J.I/IIM Hnnlnn ftoiu-'t 1 MO.NTKVIKIIO , Uruguay fvhi Galvntton. Vx. ) , Dnc. St. [ By Mexican Cable to the Now York Herald Special to Tin : Bii.J : : Agouti from Brazil nro buying largo quati- Itlos of arms and shipping them to Hlo unelro. The wheat crops In the provlnco uf Arreclf * ru a total failure. Ills reported from Mimi'o n , ArgiMitlnn 'opubllp , that n isovoro Morm took place hero last night , Tbo hwivy rains wa hert tit the railroad , destroy Ing the Him for over n mile , Interrupting telogruphic commuulua- Ion and gtnural travel. ItoiM'lvor KrliV Aiuioltitincnl. K \ * 8C-r | , MP. , Doo. 21.- Receiver Krbj of Uio Kansas Oily\Vy tdilto A Nonhwet , ern railway today ttilogrHpliod from New York the appointment of I'tiarlos F Brntbor- nn , formurly rrW clerk ( if Iho f noial manager , to nucwiM Cer.crsi Mo'im-cr Hum-i