OMAHA DAILY BEE
TWENTY-MUST YEAR OMAHA. SATURDAY MORNING , JANUARY 80 , 1802. NUMBER 227.
DEMOCRATS CANNOT AGREE
Hulcs for the Now Congress the Hock
Upon Which They Split ,
THEY ATTACK THE PROPOSED NEW CODE
All In Xot IovcUiir * In thn Ilrntocrntlo
llotisclinld A Cuurufi Dccrro Ncc-
rfmtry to Knforrn Unity Other
rroccvdhiR * In the Home.
WASHINGTON , D. C. , Jan. 29. Tao demo
crats of the house of representatives have
found it necessary to nppanl to n caucus de
cree in order to nocurc unity ot notion in the
adoption of rules for the government ot the
proceedings ot the houso. It is n matter of
r omo significance that the subject ot dissen
sion in the democratic ranks is thnt clause of
the proposed cede which enables the commit
tee on rules nt nny titno to call up for con-
Mdcrntlon a report of that committee , and
preventing dilatory motions bolng made
pending such consideration. To give the
speaker power to recognize nnd to prevent
dilatory motions at such particular time ,
and not clotbo him with like power
nt nil other times acorns to many
democratic members n great discrimination
in favor of the committee ot which thu
iponker Is ox-ofilclo chairman nnd whoso de
liberations ho naturally directs , nnd th < > pro
posed rule was roost bitterly attacked by
various members of the dominant party. So
* llttlo , however , was attention * paid to
I. * party lines during the debate that ouo of the
" strongest supporters of the rule was Hon.
James Buchanan , tbo well known republican
representative from Now Jersey.
Connlderntlon of the Itiilcn ,
The house this morning proceeded to the
further consideration of the report of iho
committee on rules pending an amendment
withdrawing from the jurisdiction of the ap
propriations committee appropriations for
the support of the District of Columbia.
After considerable debate the amendment
was rejected nnd nn amendment was also re
jected to take from the committee on rivers
nnd harbors jurisdiction over tbo appropria
tions for iho improvement ot tbo Mississippi
In speaking to an informal amendment Mr.
Morse of Massachusetts turned his attention
to Massachusetts politics. That state was
represented In the house today by five re
publicans and seven democrats. The demo
cratic members were ail gentlemen of high
character nnd ability. Massachusetts sent
no other mon hero. [ Laughter.J Ho had
not a word to nay against uny of tboso gen
tleman , but truth compelled him to say that
Massachusetts was at present ralsrnpro-
sentod on this floor. Governor Russell bad
f \f \ bo6n" rVeloctod for three reasons first , his
[ , ij personal popularity ; second , the prohibition
Lr5-voto ; third , because ho denied on the stump
every democratic doctrine.
Mr. liutlor of lonn ( Jets I'uimy.
Mr. Butler ot Iowa said that them was a
circus In town. The grand royal combina
tion , the great and only monopolistic aggre
gation , the allied union of protective oper
allves baa sounded its fish horn , declaring
its grand opening with moro Pharisees to the
dorpn thun over sent forth their praises in
the streets of tbo old Jerusalem [ laughter ]
und such mon to speak about the duties of
true statesmanship I The republicans claim
tbat they nlono were patriots , when tholr
every act of legislation relative to foreign
countries bad been on insult to the American
Hag. They had compared our country with
tthcr nations , nnd , for shame , had declared
our inability to compete with them in ordi
nary affairs of life.
Mr. Do Forest of Connecticut inveighed
ncaftist the rules of the last congress nnd the
decisions made under them and approved
the proposed codo. Branching off to a short
discussion of the sliver question bo declared
that if a fruo coinage bill was passed by this
congress it would not go out with the stamp
of endorsement of the democratic party
Seemed to lie n MlmimlcrHtnmllng.
Mr. Dlngloy of Maine said that the gentle
man from Illinois , Mr. Springer , In a speech
delivered In New York had declared that
this bouso would not pass a free silver bill.
He also understood that the gentleman from
I'cxas. Mr. Lanham , had withdrawn his
amendment giving the committee on coinage ,
weights and measures leave to report at any
time , on the assurance of the gentleman of
Missouri , Bland , that it was unnecessary.
There seamed to bo some misunderstanding
somewhere and bo wished to call the atten
tion of the gentleman from Illinois to tbo
Mr. Springer 1 did not make the state
ment thnt this house would not pass a free
coin ago bill.
Mr. Dlngloy I understood tbo gentleman
to bo so reported. Will the gentleman please
state what ho did sayl
Mr. Springer I said that a free coinage
bill would not become a law because your
president would vote It.
Hooker of Mississippi moved to strike from
tbo rules the provision making It always in
order to call up for consideration a report
from the committee on rules and prevent
dilatory motions being made pending such
Springer of Illinois earnestly opposed the
motion and gave bis hearty approval to the
i > ulo reported by the committee on rulos.
Ills Maiden Talk.
FV Mr. Bailey of Texas , the youngest member
' f iho house and who oamo to Washington
i 'with < quilo n reputation for oratory , then
took the floor and ho fully justified that
reputation , His remarks were directed to
nn advocacy of Mr. Hooker's motion. Ho
opposed the rule as reported , because it wns
nn essential departure from the ttadltlons Of
the domocratlo party n departure which ho
was unwilling to sco bocouio n law of tbo
house except over his respectful protest.
Chlpman of Michigan opposed the rule ,
which ho contended was following a bad
Ealoo of Tennessee preferred the business
of the house should bo resulatod by a com
mittee on order of business , but if that could
not bo done ho was in favor of tbo proposed
Buchanan of Now Jersey advocated the
rule as an enlargement of tbo liberty of rep
resentatives and not a contraction thereof.
thu rillliiutrr ,
Brocklnridpe of Kentucky thought that all
talk about the filibuster amounted to nothing
but a scarecrow. As a rule , the filibuster
was a first rate follow. Fifteen yoara ago he
bad prevented tbo force bill from being put
upon the south , ( This allusion to Mr. Randall -
dall was rfreoted with applause. ! The fill-
buitor bad defeated the education bill , It
wns uot true that the filibuster was entirely
to bo cut. It was well sometimes to bo on
good terms with him.
Mr , Oatos offered an amendment providing
for the appointment of a committee on order
of business to consist of flftoon members
( ton democrats nnd five opposition ) which
guould bavo leave to report at any tl mo , and
of which the speaker should boox-ofllcio
After further debate , but without action ,
tbo bouse adjourned until tomorrow.
During tbo debate on the contested rule
several of the democratic leaders had held an
Informal conference aud discussed the wis
dom of calling a party caucus to secure unity
of action among the democratlo mombors. It
was finally decided that such a course was
imperative , and Immediately after adjourn *
mout tbo caucus was announced for tomor
row evening at 7:30. :
The Death Hull.
Nsw VOIIK , Jan. 29. General Henry A.
llarnum , port waruon of this city anil ono of
the most distinguished veterans of the late
war , died this morning ,
Intettlffutlni ? the Cunudinn H ( ' ndul.
MOSTRBAL , Can , Jau , 29. The royal com-
mjsslon investigating iho charges ot corrup
tion ngalust the late Quoboo government uu *
convened bore. Brokers Davoluy and
Sonocnl , who acted for the party having ac
counts against the government , testified that
they usually got 40 per cent commission for
tholr services nnd that portions of their
emoluments went to the Montreal political
agtint of the government nnd -Premier
' Louis Gouin Scnocal
Morclcr's son-in-law , ,
nlono having paid Gouin000. .
5.i ir KXCITISO TIMBS ix VHILT.
An American Womnn TclN of Her Thrilling
Kxpcrlrncm In Snnttitgo.
Souni BBND , Ind. , Jau. 29. Mrs. Edwin
Dodd of this city bos just returned from San
tiago , Uhlll , where she has been the last
year , during which time she mot with some
thrilling experiences. She was there during
the Balmnccda troubles and bus much to say
in roforcnco to them. Sbo wns in Santiago
teaching in a loading college at the time of
the disturbances and sav many dangerous
nnd peculiar situations.
"The attitude of the country toward the
United States is ono of extreme hatred , "
said sho. "Tro people are far behind the
times. I found Santiago society in an ox-
tremol.v demoralised state , Tbo city con
tnlns about 200,000 Inhabitants and is ono of
the wickedest places on the globe. Statis
tics show It has moro gambling dons than
nny city la the world. BalmaceJa was a
man of progressive ideas and instituted
many reforms , which caused the opposition
to inaugurate the rebellion which resulted in
his overthrow. After the trouble no one
wns allowed on tbe streets after dark with
out n pass. The bells were ordered silent in
case of lire , as their ringing might excite Iho
people , consequently there wore many de
vastating conflagrations. No ono was allowed
to wear anything of a rod color , as that was
tbo color ot the rebels.
"Ono evening wo were walking on the
streets , when suddenly around the corner
appeared a troop of soldlors , followed by n
mob of greasy , dirty natives , looking moro
llko savages than civilized beings. In a
moment's time , it seems , the streets were
filled with people and the air rang with
shouts of 'Vive 1'opposition. ' Guns were
fired and rod bunting appeared everywhere.
Women rushed to the stores nnd bought
everything In the dry goods line that Dad red
In it. They distributed it among the mob.
The women all through the trouble were
nearly all on the sldo of the opposition and
worked many secret schemes to aid tbo
cause , oven to concealing small printing
presses In their homes , upon which were
printed llttlo incendiary speeches , copies of
which the woman carried about and dis
tnbutod from house to bouse under their
cloaks. In many cases families were divided ,
the greater majority of the moro Intelligent
being for Balmadooo. .
"After the Itnta affair the Chilians be
came greatly incensed at our country and
tholr hatred has been growing moro and
moro bitter all the timo. These who kept
United States goods were compelled to
secrete them or sell them as being imported
from other countries. The warlike feeling
throughout all Chill is strong and tbe rank
and file believe they can easily whip the
United States. Martinez , the member of the
Chamber of Deputies who voted ngatnst
apologizing to the United States , is a fire
eater of the worst description.
Fcnra Another Outrage.
WASHINGTON , D. C. , Jan. 29. Lieutenant
McCrenono of the officers of the cruiser Bal
timore who acted as interpreter at the secret
examination ot the Baltimore's sailors by tbo
Valparaiso criminal court , said today tbat
the passions of the Chilian populace could
not bo curbed nud that they were certain to
break out before long in some uow Indignity
ncnmst American sailors or Americnn'intor-
osts. Ho said tbat tbo present oxcitomoni
among the young hot-heads at Santiago and
Valparaiso'ls only part of n general senti
ment omong all the people , and.ihnt , in his
judgment , there would occur within thu next
year an outrage fully as grave as the assault
upon the sailors of the Baltimore.
* Only u Itrlof Cabinet .Meeting.
WASHINGTON , D. C. , Jan. 29. The cabinet
mooting today was unusually brief. The
brevity of the session was taken to moan
I'cnnsylvunliv Republicans Approve.
Piiii.ADEi.PniA' Pa. , Jan. 29. The repub
lican state committee today adopted a resolu
tion commending President Harrison's ability
in handling the Chilian dispute.
SCIINKIDUlt AND HIS HOIUIID WIFE.
Scntonco of Dcnth 1'uonecl Upim Two Cold-
VIENNA J n. 29. The sensational Schnei
der murder trial ended today. The jury
found Schneider and his wife guilty and
both prisoners were sentenced _ to death.
For cold blooded cruelty this case stands
almost without a parallel In the annals of
crime in this city. The evidence against the
accused was overwhelming , but Frau
Schneider until yesterday * stoutly main
tained tbnt her husband was alone responsi
ble for the death of the girls. Schneider
described in detail bis method of doing
away with the girls. Ho would ao to
the room occupied by tbe girl last employed
by bla wife , and despite bor pravors and eu-
treatlos would criminally assault her. It
was thought by tba police that ho first
chloroformed bis victims , but In bis confes
sion Schneider said they were always con
scious when ho attacked them.
Horrible as It may appear , his wife ac
companied him and aided him In tbo ac
complishment of this fiendish crime , and
afterwards she would grasp the hands of tbo
victim while Schneider clutched tbo poor
girl by the throat und choked her to death ,
Tbo same course was pursued In the case
of all the eight victims. After the girls were
dead Schneider and bis wlfo would convoy
the bodies to a wood clobO to their homo ,
whore they would strip their victims of their
clothing which , together with tbo contents
of tbo girls' luggage , they would afterwards
The Schneider trial , however , has been
marked by the presence of a very large num
ber ot stylishly dressed Indies , who leveled
tholr lorgnettes and closely scanned the
features of tbo prisoners , Some oftho ; ovl-
donco was of a nature to bring a blush to
most any cheek , but those ladles , though
some of thorn did blush at certain parts of
tbo testimony , were so eager to hear every
word of the outrages , murders and robberies
that they conquered their natural Inclination
to leave tbo court room , and galnintr courage
from tbo many women present they remained
and had tboir curiosity gratified.
The public prosecutor in his speech against
the prisoners gave a most , vivid description
of the fiendish character of the crimes and
bo dwelt at length upon the cruelty , heart-
lessuess and lack ot all womanly fooling
manifested bv Frau Schneider in enticing
tbo girls to her home , wbero sbo know death
would bo tholr fate. He dwelt , too. upon the
perverted nature of the woman which had
led bor to become an accomplice of her hus
band In the gratification of Ills animal pas
sions nnd induce her to take advantage of
her sex to procure victlus for bis lust.
There wns a great sensation in iho court
room when at tbo conclusion of his speech
the publlo prosecutor straightened himself ,
and pointing with outstretched arm at
Schneider , exclaimed ( n a loud tone , "Ho is
a doomed man.1' ' Throughout tbo teniblo
nrrilgumeut of tbo prisoners by tbo publlo
prosecutor Schnoldor sat with bis bead
clasped in bis hands and .showed no emotion
whatever. His wife , though she lUJonod
closely to the scathing words applied to her ,
remained perfectly cool and unmoved.
When the death soutenco was passed upon
them they showed no fear , but lUtonod to
the fatufu ) words with uu air amounting
almost to IndltToronco ,
- * -
radii Collision on the Central.
BviucifeE , N. Y. , Jan. B9 , In a collision
this morning between two freight trains on
the Now York Central road near hero ono
man was killed and two moro fatally injured.
Sued < iiv | ! | i UU Vimt.
LONDON , Jan. 29 , Sued , the faster , today
abandoned the uttompt to go without food
for titty two days. Only eight moro days of
the time remaiued.
NEBRASKA AND IOWA'S ' CASE
Boundary Line Dispute Finally Reached
in the Supreme Oourt ,
IT MAY EVENLY DIVIDE EAST OMAHA
History of the I'crlntllcit Chances I" the
Ulvor'n Chnnnrl During the r st rifts ;
Years Secretary Huik So\crcljr
Criticises Dr. Hilling * .
WASHINGTON Duunvu OP TUB BSB , )
B18 FOUIITP.ENTH STUBBT , f
WsiiiNOTON , D. ( X. Jan. 29. J
The disputed boundary casa between Iowa
nnd Nebraska came up in the supreme court
this afternoon. Nebraska was represented
by J. M. Woolworth nnd O. J. Groon. and
lown by Hon. Smith MoPhorsonof Rod Oak.
The Issue Involved Is the land lying between
the channel ot the river ns it was In 1810 nnd
the present channel , Including Saratoga aud
Busha's bond. Slnco 1S40 the river channel
bos changed n score of times. In 1851 , when
it wns first surveyed and meandered , the
Iowa sboro passed through government lot
1. in section 20 , on the northwest , nnd then
swept to a point far east of the eastern
termini of both bridges now standing. In
1850 it had oaten northward from the Nebraska -
braska sldo nnd southward on the Iowa side.
The survey ot 1877 showed the Iowa bank
line crossing the southeast X of soctlon 31 ,
and sweeping northward in a horseshoe
curve around and through soctlon 2.
Nebraska claims the line of 1877 , which
sun Insists was duo to gradual accretions
to the shore lino. Iowa claims the old ilnoof
1S40 , far to the oast. Neither sldo holds
claim to the present channel. The Nebraska
claim , if allowed , will give about half of
East Omaha to Nebraska. The Iowa claim ,
if admitted , will put practically the whole of
that suburb la Iowa.
Mr. Green made an able argument on the
theory that the Btato was entitled to tha
slow acccrotlons to Its batiks. Mr. Woolworth -
worth lollowoa with nu explanation of the
perplexing maps which accompanied the
briefs and which were gridlronod with Hues
showing the changes In the rlvor.
There are few precedents bonrintr on tbo
case and tha decision will bo largely based
on conflicting testimony submitted with the
Handled Without Glovci.
Secretary Rusk has addressed a long letter
to Senator Paddook reviewing the contro
versy with Dr. Billings of the Nebraska
oxperlmont station in regard to the cultiva
tion of swino. Secretary Rusk handles Dr.
Billings in this matter with ungloved hands ,
and says that his actions have been a dis
grace to the state ; that the attacks of Dr.
Billings bavo been so frequent , so virulent
and so ungentlotnanly in tbolr language
that it is considered a dlseraco , not only1 to
Nebraska , but to the experiment stations as
a wholo. The secretary regards the contro
versy ns "n gross impropriety , since Dr. Bll-
Imgs bos abused the secretary of agriculture
and the chief of the ouroau of animal In
Ho states that be Is not making investi
gations of experiment stations , as their work
is essentially distinct from the scientific
work of tbo Agricultural department , nnd
that , it would bo an improorloty to Day'tno
expenses of an investigation out of an ap
propriation made by congress for tbo ad
vancement of agricultural science. - '
Thinks Ho Was Kipose'il. '
The secretary declares that Dr. Billings ,
having been exposed and driven to the wuU ,
"finds it convenient to pass us a lone-suffer
ing individual who has boon quietly laboring
in the cause of science. " and that "in' this
way and by reason of tno theory that Ne
braska's interests have been neglected , .bo
hopes to receive sympathy and support , " and
after clamoring so long for an opourtunity to
domonutrato the success of his Inoculation as
a preventive to hog cholera , It was cer
tainly ridiculous to find him evading the op
portunity which Dr. Salmon gave him to
make a test at Ottawa , III. ; that Dr. Billings
wanted nu Investigation , but'not by sci
entists ; that , instead of accepting that op
portunity , ho did all bo could to delay tbo
tests which were finally made , and It proves
beyond a Question of doubt that Dr. Salmon
was right in stating that inoculation was
dangerous and may spread tbo disease. In
this case fiO per cent of the hogs inoculated
bv tbo Billings method have dlod from tbo
effects and tbo disease has since spread to
the hogs inoculated and also to those not in
"In the faoo of the fact of his unfailing
recommendation of this method , " says bee-
rotary Rusk , "and his statement ' that any
farmer could safely use It , what 'more can bo
said to show that ho cannot bo relied upon
and that bis teachings are deceptive and
dangerous ! The investigations having
turned out as disastrously as his pretensions
by the investigations of scientists made some
years ago , bo now turns to the people of Ne
braska and frankly calls upon them to stir
themselves up and llttlo they know that they
nro Nebraska's enemy and not the subjects
of Jerry Rusk or bis department. If tbo
state of NebrasKa chooses to keep such a
man ot this kind In such a conspicuous
position , paying him $ ) , GOO a year and allow
film to expend the station's fund , 1 suppose
she has tbo power to do so , out bor people
cannot fall to sco that this Is a discredit and
disgrace which ho brings upon bor fair
President H. Wbarton Amordlng of the
American Society for the Preventing of
Adulteration ofFood , writes Senator Pad
dock today from the society's headquarters
in Philadelphia : "Wo were pleased recently
that Hon. Charles F. Crisp , who has had in
charge the purn food bill in tbo house , de
clared it to bo essential at this session to pass
the bill. Wo trust you and Mr. Crisp will
lose o opportunity in securing the enact
ment of the measure. You are certainly entitled -
titled to tbo warmest thanks ot the whole
people for your earnest and determined ef
forts last session , "
Senator Paddock is urging the appoint
ment of Mrs. John J. Nesbitt to tbo vacancy
in the North Platte laud ofllco.
Mrs. Senator Manderson bold a largely At
tended reception yesterday. She was as
sisted in receiving among others by Miss
Summers and Mrs. W. E , Annln of Omaha.
J. C. Messenger was today appointed post
master at Saxon , Wayne county , la. , vice \V.
B. Bryant , resigned.
Miss Nettle Sweet of Idaho was today ap
pointed to a clorksnlp la tbo Treasury de
partment upon the recommendation of Sena
tors Dubols nnd Shoup.
Colonel S. U. Maglll of South Dakota called
upon President Harrison today.
Assistant Secretary Chandler today Af
firmed tbo decision In the pre-emption case
of Joel L. Buskirk of Aberdeen , S. D. reject
ing his final proof. P. S. H.
JfKH S i'OH TltK .111311' .
Complete Ilst of Changes In the Jleculur
Service Yeitorduy ,
WASHINGTON , D. O. , Jan. 29. [ Special
Telegram to THE HEB.J Tbo following army
orders were issued today :
The leave of abscnco on surgeon's certificate
of disability granted Captain Goorzo W.
Crabb , Fifth artillery , November 14,1601 , Is
extended ono mouth on surgeon's certificate
of disability. Leave of abicnoo for tUioou
days , to take effect on or about February 0 ,
18'.tt ' , Is granted First Lloutonaut Charles J.
Stone , Ninth cavalry.
WASHINGTON' , D. C. , Jau , 29 , fRpeclal Telegram
gram to TUB BUB. ] The following list of
pensions granted is reported by TUB BBB
and Examiner Bureau of Claims : .
Nebraska ; Original Albert Ovvou , Judson
Graves , Franz Horzer , Wlllinm Canpland ,
Kli Uowors , William A. Schamp , Thomas U.
Bedalu , James T , Leech , Noah Dudley ,
Henry Austin , Jonathan Miller , Ell C. Coleman -
man , Peter F. Asholman , Joseph Den ton ,
Frederick Werner , Calvin S. Barber , Joseph
T. Hik' , William Hoffman , Julian Dollies.
Increase Thomas M. Scott. Original wid
ows Knto Brown.
Iowa : Original James Robinson , James
L. Jordan , John Slmoni Albert'A. * Klngsley ,
Francis V Griffith , William AJ j lloy , Wil
liam N. Lumraoy , Michael C&hjyv Albert L.
Downard. Benjamin F. Uo n , U6orgo Hnyos.
Alvln E. Tonnent , Ellas Hi ICe > cs , Samuul
J , Casudy , Orvl * Foster , ) Ijovfis J , Molsol ,
James Jackson , David "H. Orlppnn , William
J , Fish , James Deveroaux , , Churloi P. Hood ,
Charles Fox , James H , Uahlll ( deceased ) .
Reissue John Drown , vTohn Snss ( deceased ) .
Original widows Elizabeth Cahlll.
rowiut or IUNO CAUCUS.
It Will Ho Invoked to'hrlnR ; DemoerntR Into
I.lne on the Kllvcr Duration.
WASHINGTON , D. O. , ( Jnn ) 20. Tbo decree
of King Caucus is to bo invoked to settle the
silver question In the democratic party. This
was decided upon today. The opponents of
free coinage bavo taken' the initiative m de
manding a party caucus. Representative
Hnrtcr of Ohio has circulated n petition
among the democratic members of the house
for n caucus to bo hold Frjday. Hartor had
no difficulty m getting many more than the
requisite number of signatures to the call ,
and on the presentation ol the paper Mr.
Holman stated that ho wov d at ouco issue
The democratic caucus is on legislative
matters have never been regarded as abso
lutely binding on members /of the house aud
a talk with a number of-democrats made it
ovidout that the caucus' determination on
the silver question would have loss of a bind-
ng force than n caucus on alma at any other
question. Tno call was circulated by nntl-
silver mon. It Is a restricted , and not n
binding caucus call , A number of free coin
age democrats who were soon said they did
not bollovo the antts would abide by a de
cision tnvorablo to free silver. A great mnny
mon both for and agalns silver would refuse
to go into a CAUCUS unless assured that it
would not be regarded- binding. Air.
Bacon of Now York and others refused to
sign the call.
Mr. Bland when told that d'caucus call was
in circulation and asked U ho would go into
it and abide by its decision said ! "I don't
want to be Interviewed on tbat now , 1 want
to wait and see what is aono. "
Mr. Williams of Massachusettsnu nntl-
frco colnaeo democrat on the committee ,
admitted that ho know'of tne call , but ho
bad not signed it. Ho could not bo Induced
to make answer as to whether or not ho
would go Into such a caucus.
Will Vote for Tree Silver.
Mr. Robertson , the Loulsnn * member ot
the coinaeo committee , said : "I am going
to vet for a free coinage bill in committee
nnd In the houso. I have no objection to its
discussion 111 caucus ; but on the silver ques
tion I propose to vote according to the
wisbos of my constituents whd elected mo
on a frco silver plank. I boltev&tbls caucus ,
If any is held , will emanate t from the anti-
silver men , and that if a .majority ot the
caucus should bo for froosilver ! ? they would
not bo bound by it , and on thatt-quostlon wo
have an example in casQ of Williams and
Hoar of Massachusetts , who Would not oven
nbido by the caucus decision oii'tho speaker-
ship because of the silver , question. And , "
added Mr. Robertson , "t wont-voto for any
international conference to * 'sidetrack the
Air. Tathnm of Texas , an icarnest free sil
ver man , said : "Boforo I nAs ver the ques
tion I want an anlwer to thl question , 'Will
the anti-silver men abide by % bf caucus ) ' "
Tbo manner of rospoilsa stio\fed Mr. lian-
ham's own opinion on the h.ueitlon.
Do Xot Itexp'cct CnucuK'ifAmliUcs.
Mr. Pierce of TennqiloS yrhoforcod ; ! the
free silver fight at the very'flssfmoo ting of
the coinage mooting , said : "I expectrto- *
tbero if u caucus is Ttreld'dnd sea what'is
done. The outcome of tho. caucus will do-
pond'upon the democrats who go into it. I
came hero instructed for' roe sllve , and if a
frco coinage bill Is presented in the houso' I
am going to vote "for itnoc | beliovinsthat
the representatives of other constituencies on
tbo floor have the right to.blna and make me
vote against the Instructions of my own people
ple , as is certain issues , U iut Ilka a party
platform. Whatever ray/pixrty says "In its
party platform I shall standby. The eastern
democrats would not agree to bo bound by
caucus action on the silver question , as was
evidenced by tbe action's of Messrs. Hoar
and Williams of Massachusetts , who refused
to vote for Speaker Crisp , a free coinage
man. because he would no ; pledge himself in
writing to throttle silver legislation on this
iloor. Then how can they expect free silver
mon to bo so bound ! "
Wnr Against the Dotoctlve * In nunitocl ( In
CiuiRrcHs bjr thoAllluiico ,
WASHINGTON , D. C. , Jaiu flU The farmers
alliance sounded tha war ory against the
Piukortons today. They/ decided that tbo
detective agency shall be thoroughly Investi
gated by the bouso and legislation bo enacted
to suppress abuses alleged to bo practiced by
this quasl-mllltla organization. Some days
ago Representative Watioi ) , farmers alliance
member from Georgia , prasoritod a resolution
instructing the committee op judiciary to in
vestigate quickly and as Julfy as ponlblo tbe
Plnkerton agonoy nod report to the house its
"It Is oar intention. " said Mr. Watson to
an Associated Press reporter today , "to push
this thing to the blttor e..d < This resolution
is a party measure with tbo farmers alliance
representatives. Wo think1 that for corpora
tions to arm and equip a standing army
to settle their difficulty with their
laborers by war Is reducing tbo government
to anarchy , The laborers have no right to
maintain a stunning army tp light the cor
porations and the corporations have no right
to maintain a standing army to fight tbo
laborers. If the government is not strong
enough to deal with these people nnd settle
tholr disputes from a government stand
point , then there is an end of tha rule of law
and the beginning of rule of that party
which can equip the heaviest Datalljons.
The Plnkorton. detective agencies , viewed in
the light of their actual prAcUces are but a
standing militia , subject to tbo heck and call
of th6 capitalists. They carry out the orders
of the capitalists , no matter to what
bloodshed those orderfTra" f lead , and they
do it totally irrespective of Ithefrights of the
other party. If nrmod intervention is to
come ai all , it should como front tbo army of
an Impartial magistrate , tat or federal ,
which recognizes that t her * wM two sides to
all labor questions and that5- the rights of
both are to oo considered , AVeVant to serve
notice to tbo bouso and Ihic'ommlttoo today
tbat wo expect action upoft'thls matter and
will protest against unr6d ! &nablo delay ,
either in committee or in ttfe > houso. "
Representative Simpson of Kansas , for tbo
farmers alliance of tUe wiSst'expressed the
same sentiments as Roprdipntativo Watson
of Georgia. / >
"Tho resolution will bo reputed unfavora
bly , " suld Mr. Oatoa tonlghi'for tbo reason
that congress Has no pofy rte take away
from the states tbo rogulatWu ° f this matter.
As tbo chairman of thostjbcjamtnlUo to which
this was referred , I callod'upoa Mr , Watson
to furnish us with tbo charter of tbo Pinkerton -
ton agency , so that wo might see whether its
regulation was something within the grant
of power to oongrcs * . and whether wo bad
the right to legislate upon it. If wo huvo no
rlgbtto legislate upon It , then , in ray opin
ion , wo have no right to'ihqulro into it. "
lloll > lu' I'rraldunUiti CHliilliliitoB ,
[ CopyrhiMtd tWi \Jafi\'J \ Onnlon IltnnM , }
Li PI.IZA ( via Galvestoit " , Tex , ) , Jan. 23.
[ By Mexican Cable to"tho Kew York Herald
Special to THE Bue. " | The liberal party of
Bolivia proclaims General Camacbo ns its
candidate for prqUont. Del Mariano
Baptosta has boon named by tho-natlonuls as
their candidate , tf
Denied In I'mucv.
PAIIIS , Jan. 23 , The r pirt that Mr. Reid
intends lo rcMgn the oftlco of United States
minister to Franco is denied by ( be officials
of the United Stuius legation here ,
DEPUTY FIST BOUND OVER
Ho Will Ba Compelled to Explain Adams
County's Shortage ,
SUBSTANCE OF THE TESTIMONY
I'ntronn of thn Court UVro Ilvipmliitrd | In
Not llcnrliiff n Dot iillril Story or thn
Amiir from the Defendant -
HASTINGS. Nob. , Jnu. 20. | Spoclal Tele
gram to Tnc BF.B. ] The preliminary trial of
E. Fist for embezzlement and aiding in om-
bczzlomontwas continued todnvbotoro Judge
Burton , The rumor that Mr. Fist , who ,
since his arrest has refused to speak or give
his version of the affair , would bo on the
stand , wns enough to cause ft good deal ot
curiosity nnd Insure a largo crowd of specta
The prosecution recalled Tro.is.uror Paul ,
who Identified several statements of the
balances between himself and Adams county
as havjnjr boon made by Deputy Fist ,
On these statements , those known as the
Cherry itomi do not appear , although they
should so appear. Mr. Paul said that ho
never , at nnv time , dtctatod to Mr. Fist how
ho should keen the books , but trusted en
tirely to bis honesty and integrity.
J. M. Ferguson , ox-cashier of the defunct
Cltv National bank , was called by the de
fense. He identified n numborof deposit
slips as being in Charles H. Paul's band-
writing , the defense evidently wishing to
show that the mnnoy turned over by Collec
tor Cherry had boon deposited in tbo bank
by Mr. Paul to his own credit.
Contrary to expectations , the defense did
not Introduce Fist as a witness on his own
behalf , but rested after Receiver Lymor of
the City National bank had given some un
important testimony. The promised sensa
tion In Fist's testimony was denied tbo
County Attorney Hooppnor opened the
arguments for the stnto and M. A. Hirtlgan
for the defense , followed by his colleague ,
George W. TIbbots. General A. H. Bowen
closed for the state.
Judge Burton then- gave his reasons for
deciding as ho did in a manner , and then do-
elded that the defendant must bo bound ever
to appear before tbo district court , and fixed
the bonds at $10.000.
The statement yesterday that Treasurer
Paul know of the < $31 , 000 .shortage in Jan
uary , 1691 , should have road December , 1801.
CLOSED AVJ.TII A HANQUUT.
Conclusion of the Ajiinml Scmlon of the
Nobrnnkii 1'ren * Association.
FHCMOST , Nob. , Jan. 29. [ Special Tolo-
grara to Tun BEB.J The Nebraska Press as
sociation closed its twentieth annual session
today. Tbo business meetings were full of
interest and the discussions were all of great
profit. The attendance was largely increased
over yesterday. The total enrollment was
nearly double that of any previous mooting
of the association. Columbus was chosen ns
the place for holding the next mooting. A
resolution was adopted favoring liberal
financial aid for making a creditable exhibit
at the World's fair.
Ofllcers were chosen as follows : F. G.
Simmons , Seward Reporter , president ; Ross
Li. Hamnioud , Fremont Tribune , secretary t
C. M. Hubner , Nebraska City News ; Edgar
Howardj .Papilllon Times ; M. H. Barber ,
Fullerton Journal ; _ A.C. , Jordan' , Beatrice
Express ; H , M. Crane , 'Blobmlngton Eollo ;
L. J. Simmons , Harrison Journal , vice presi
dents , Delegates to the National association
at San Francisco in May wore chosen as fol
lows : T. E. 'Sodgowick , J. S. Hildcbrnnd ,
R. H. Wnhlq'uistjS. R. Kazoo , C. W. Hyatt ,
E. VV. Corroll , A. S. Bixby. A carriage
drive about tbe city and a visit to the
Normal. college and manufacturing institu
tions were features of the afternoon. The
session closed with a grand banquet this
evening. _ * "
Stubbed During u Quarrel ,
EI.YIHA , Nob. , Jan. 29. fSpoclal to THE
BEE. ] Two farmers living near this place
named Anderson and Mooks became engaged
in an altercation concerning the rent of some
land which Meeks bad leased to Anderson.
A flgat ensued in which Anderson stabbed
Mooks in the loft side with a pooket knife ,
inflicting an ugly and painful , yet not fatal
Drank Carbolic Acid.
KEARNEY , Nob. , Jan. 29. [ Special Telegram
gram to 'Inn Bee. ] A 2-year-old child of
John R. Mitchell died this afternoon from a
draught of carbolic acid which It drank on
Will Adopt the .Springer 1'ollcy.
WASUINOTO.V , D. C. , Jan. 29. The demo
cratic members of the ways and means com
mittee of the bouso this morning unani
mously adopted the Springer policy and
decided to attack tbo McKlnley tariff by
various separata bills.
Nothing was said about which particular
feature of the present law should bo first at
tacked and this will "bo left to future deter
Mr. McMillin declined to atato what ho or
any other gentleman had said in committee ,
but did not hesitate to give it as his judgment
that a general bill was preferable to individ
ual or separate bills. Ho believed tbat the
demooratio position on the tariff was now
stronger than ovor. Ho did not think a loss
vigorous policy should bo adopted ngnlnst
the present McIClnloy law than was adopted
against the former tariff law , whoso average
rain of duty was 45 per cent. If that rate re
quired a general revision , as. was claimed by
all democrats , tbo requirements of good leg
islation were not loss against the present
law , which imposed an average duty of 00
per cent and , in addition , surrendered the
right of imposing taxation to the president.
Butanyono knowing him would not doubt
tbat whatever policy the party determines to
adopt will receive bis earnest support
lotvn K 11 pro i mi Court DcrUlong.
DBS MOI.NKS , la. , Jau. 20. [ Special Telegram -
gram to THE BBE.J The supreme court
today handed down the following decisions :
State of Iowa ox rei'P. Farrell , county at
torney , et al , plaintiffs vs Christina Closs-
nor , Plymouth district , dismissed ; in re-
estate of Elizabeth Hunter , James Hunter ,
at al , appellants , Johnson district , reversed ;
Nlmrod Lease vs John Franklin , VVasblng-
ton district , reversed : Oskaloosa Water
company vs Board of Equalization of city ot
Oskaloosa , appellant , Mahaska district , at-
firmed ; Q. O , Buck , appellant , vs Clark El-
lenbolt , Clayton district , afilrmod ; D. P.
Jonulcgs , plaliitlfT , vs O , D. Bacon , Clayton
district , alllrmod ; Lucy Wlnitod , appellant ,
vs J. M. Huffman , Johnsoo district , af
lllniBcir to Driith.
FOHT DOKOB , la , , Jan. 29. [ Special Tele
gram to TiiuBBB.J Hcnnlng Pctenon , a
tailor in the Plymouth Clothing house hero ,
laughed hlmselt Into death's door last even-
ii't' . His risibility was excited by a comlo
song and his laughter soon became uncon
trollable , though not resembling hysterics.
Al the end of an hour Peterson was com
pletely exhausted nnd became unconslblo.
All efforts to arouse him bavo been in vain.
It is thought bo will olo.
Captured it Murderer ,
, Pa. , Jan , 29 , Sheriff Wea
ver ot Plorro , S. D. , arrested and has taken
Dae is to tbnt place J.V. . Lafevere , cbarpod
with tbo murder of Miss Gardner lait May ,
Alllunco G'ongrt'Mmi'ii Split ,
NEW VOHK , Jan. 29. A Washington
special says that Jerry Simpson , Wot-
ton of Georgia and Otli of Kansas
have ipllt from the otbcr ulllauco uiombor *
of the hou o because they objected to n prop
osition mndo bv the iattor that they cast
their lot with the democrats.
It N snld the diniculty is too serious lo bo
healed , rho nllnnoo mon who favor working
wlin the democrats have decided to Intro
duce bills to put on the free list nil articles
considered ns necessities to fanners nnd by
securing the pass o of those measures to so
reduce iho revenues that a deficit in the
treasury will bo created. This much accom
plished the alliance members would compel
congress to Issue legal tender treasury notes
to cover the amount of tho'deficit , security
to bo furnished by these rccolvlntr the notes
In accordance with tha sub-treasury plan ,
( ] it.l\Tlil > A STAr.
On % p Will Ho fllvpn Another Chnncc for
HI * Mfe.
Dnxvnii , Colo. , Jan. 29. Dr. Graves , who
Is under sentence of death for tie poisoning
of Mrs. Josephine Bnrnnby of Providence ,
R. I , , wns mode extremely happy today by
the action of the Colorado supreme court
which granted n stay of proceedings until
his case can oo noted upon In that court nt
nome future timo. The nuporscdcas reads ns
Thli cause coming on now to bo hoard upon
the motion of ssld p'nlntllT In error of the nl-
loWMicn of a writ of error heroin alid that
said writ of error to bo made to operate ns n
miliorsedoas ; and upon IiupectUm of the rec
ord of proceedings of said district court ns
nlio the assignment uf error thereunto ut-
ttiuhcd ; nnd upon consideration thereof nnd
bolni ; of thn the opinion that a writ of
error nnd suporsvdvns Mioiild bo allowed
In his cause it was ordered by
the court thnt the writ of error
prayed for herein bo and U hereby allowed
nnd that tho.sumu bo made to operate us a
luncrscduns lo stay execution of the sentence
ofdniith pronounced by said district court
upon the said T. Thatuhor Graves until the
further order of this court In the promises.
Hut that such writ of error nnd snpcrscdcas
shall not operate to discharge Kiild pliilntllT In
error from custody or to otherwise ulToct pro
ceedings In pursuance of law and the JIKIR-
inont of said district court. And that a certi
fied copy of this order bodollvorod to the wnr-
don of the penitentiary.
The news of the doctor's good luck reached
Canon City about 1 o'clock this nftarnoon
nnd was received by the citizens of that place
with approval. When the news was con
voyed to the doctor by the wnrdon ot the
penitentiary his face brightened up nnd was
soon wrenthod in smiles , although it is n re
sult Dr. Graves hns all alone predicted. He
conversed cheerfully concerning his case
aud gave it as his opinion tbat ho would soon
bo granted a now trial and acquitted.
The time for Dr. Graves' execution WHS
fast approaching , as it would have occurred
souio time next week hod not the stay of pro
ceedings been granted. On account of the
largo amount of business before the supreme
court it cannot now bo said when Dr. Graves'
case will bo reached.
LIQUOtt HOKSSa IX IOWA.
Domocmtla Hmvkeyo Srimtors Agree to
Support the Schmidt lllll.
DBS MOINCS , In. , Jan. 29. The democratlo
senators in caucus this morning decided to
support the Schmidt liquor license bill and
bavo tbo same up for discussion Wednesday
In the senate this morning bills were in
troduced as follows : To provide for the col
lection and tabulation of statistics of live
stocu aud crops ; to amend the military cede
and Increase the oftlcloncy of the national
guard ; to amend the law providing for the
relief of soldiers and sailors.
Bills were passed ns follows ; House bill to
legalize the Incorporation and acts of Thorn-
burg , Kookuk county , and College Springs ,
, Page county , aud tbe ecnato bill to provide
for the payment ot fees to tbo mayor of cities
and towns when acting s Justice ot the
peace. Adjourned till tomorrow morning.
Tbo house was deluged with petitions this
morning * asking for u change in the
exemption laws and that the direct tax re
fund be devoted to the erection of a soldlors *
monument. The senate resolution providing
for the printing of 10,01X1 railway maps of the
state was concurred in. A concurrent reso
lution was adopted asking congress to pass
the Hatch option bill ,
A bill wns introduced to provide for tbo
improvement of the national guurd and tbo
house then adjourned untllTuc day morning.
OFFICE OF WEATHER BUREAU , 1
OMAHA. Jnn. 29. f
The storm approaching from the extreme
northwest is croatlng a warm area in the
upper Missouri valley whisb will probably
develop into a warm wave nnd extend east
and southward. Temperature at Hclonn ,
Mont. , was 50 ° and ntAsiinibolno C20 last
Following the storm now in the St. Lawrence -
ronco valley light snows occurred in the lake
region. Cloudiness and scattered light rains
prevail in the southwest. Elsowtioro the
weather has boon fair and mild. The maxi
mum temperature nt North Platte was 50 ° ,
Valentino52 ° . Rapid City 04 = and Dodge
Citv , Kan. , 80 = .
For Eastern Nebraska Warmer ; fair
weather on Saturday : warmer on Sunday.
For Omaha and Vicinity Continued fair
weather , growing warmer till Sunday
WAsmxnTov , D. C. , Jon. 29. For Missouri
and Kansas Generally fair ; variable winds.
For Colorado Generally fair ; varlablo
For Montana Generally fair ; cooler Sat
urday night ; southwest winds.
For Minnesota and South Dakota Gener
ally fair ; warmer.
For Iowa and Nebraska Fair nnd warmer
Saturday night ; variable winds.
flOI.I ) HlLr.'H -FZ/f.sr JIAJIY.
Old CltlzeiiH of the Town Much Intercntoil
In the I.itlimt Arrluil.
SARATOGA , Wyo. , Jan. 29 , [ Special to THE
Bcu.J All now arrivals at Gold Hill havoin-
variably boon shown great courtesy and n
duo amount of attention. But the addition
to the family of Landlord A. W , Alnsworth
of the Acme hotel , last Sunday , is the pot of
the camp. The birth of the first baby at
Gold Hill and that a boy Is regarded as an
event of great importance. Great prepara
tions are making for the christening , which
will probably take place on the day when the
first cleanup on the Downey stamp mill is
irado. It Is suggested that some souvenir
for the child of the camp , as young Mr , Alns-
worth is known , should bo manufactured
from the first bullion shipment. Mother an < !
child uro reported to bo doing well.
SHOT AT THIS JHM1 ,
Hut He Hit JIU Kneinf anil Must Aniivor
Tor Attempted Murdur.
HOT Sl'KlNO ? , S , D. , Jan , 29 , | bpoclol
Telegram to TUB HUE , ] On November 10 ,
16'Jl , U W. Handy of Dudley , this county ,
roturnlug from a hunting expedition accom
panied by his dog , mot an acquaintance , A.
J , Engstrom , ot ibis place , also accompanied
by hit dog. In the course of u few moments
a dog fight was in full bloom. Engstrom ,
seizing a club , went to hit Hand.y's dog ,
whereupon Handy emptied his shotgun Into
EtiK trom , thereby increasing his weight by
two ounces of No. 8 bird shot. Tbo case of
the state of South Dakota against L. W.
Handy on the charge of attempting to kill
Engstrom came up in the district court
today. Handy clalmv bo shot at tbo dog ,
The jury is now out.
Houth Dukntn Hunk I'nlU ,
HOT Si'iiisos , S , D. , Jon. 29-Tho Fall
Rlvoc County bank at Oolrlchs has assigned
for the benefit of creditors. Ills supposed
the liabilities are about $28,000. , The asiots
are entirely Inadequate to cover tbo liabili
ties , It said ,
Another JMUnlii ) , ' Scow llccovrrcil ,
NKW YoitK , Jun , 29-Tbo third of the miss
ing scows has boon recovered ninety miles off
Sandy Hook , and the half famished mon on
board were brought to Brooklyn this mom-
Ing. There are ton men on the two boat * still
GARZA BREAKS INTO MEXICO
ft Strong Band the Boyolu-
, ist Grosses the Border ,
ARMED AND MOUNTED
t Attempt * In Stipprrs *
.Troitlilo . mill HIP Newspn-
[ > Perfect lyHllmt ConK -
K the Situation.
ST. LouWUTui Jan. 29. Addltlonnl mf-
vices from the Mexican border confirm the
report that Gnrza hns crossed Into Mexico
with about 5,000 well nrmod and niquntoj
Mexicans. Ho has another band In the Santa
Rosa moun loins country numbering nbout
KANSAS CITY , Mo. , Jan. 30. A prlvixto letter -
tor from n well Informed gentleman In the
City of Mexico contnlns the following :
"Tho ofllclnl nnd subsidized newspapers
hero nt the capital Insist thnt perfect oonco
reigns on the frontier nnd thnt the country
was never more quiet. It looks ns though
every possible effort wns bolng made to pro-
vonttlio news of the Garza movement from
being made public. The newspaper press la
so silent on the subject thnt It seems to bo
afrnld to publish news from the frontier.
Whenever the opposition papers venture to
malto mention of Garza aim his operations ,
the subsidized papers immediately begin to
threaten the opposition editors with arrest or
"Private ndvlcos which roach bora from
the northern frontier would 3 com to liullcato
that theoondltion nf affairs there merits moro
attention than the authorities are willing to
aamlt. Mexican revolutions in times past
have had oven smaller boglnnlngs."fcTbo ar
gument that thh country hus made so grout
progress in the lost decade that revolutions
nro muoh more dllllcult than formerly has
much fnrco. There Is force also in the fact
that the military mon are not only dluldont ,
bilt at the snmo time the element of discon
tent Is unimportant and thooaso of communi
cation makes It possible for the opponents of
the government In the various states to act In
haraiony much more readily than In former
"All the Information that reaches hero In
dicates that the people of the northern fron
tier are not hostile to President Diaz , but to
the oRlcials whom bo has njipolntod. It Is al
leged that these ofllcials do not keep the cen
tral government correctly Informed of the
true stuto of affairs in the north. At the
snmo time there Is little If any doubt that the
men associated with Garza are entitled to
scant respect. They are characterized ns a
'bad crowd. ' No ono expects them to tri
umph , but it Is feared that they may cause
much trouble and that their example may
stimulate similar elements in other parts of
the country to nrmod disorder. If this
should provo to bo the case , the progress ot
the country will ho retarded. "
UH lilt ,
Andrew ItorJoHHon Suitors the Dcnth Penalty
lit Mtehlleld , Conn.
LiTCiiPiEM ) , Conn. , Jan. 29. Andrew
Borjosson wns hanged in the Jail bora this
morning for the murder of his sweetheart ,
Emma Anderson , in Now Mllford early on
tbo morning of August 1 , 1895.
Borjesson nnd Emma Anderson , wore play
mates In Sweden and Borjcsscn caino first to L
this country and securod-work on a farm m
Mow Milford county. Ho saved money for
two years nnd then wont to Sweden nnd In
duced bis brother Charles and bis playmate
Emmawbo , at that time became his promised
bride , to return with him. Emma secured a
situation on a farm about two miles from
where her lever was employed. This was
about a your before the murdor. Andrew be
came dissipated nnd Emma Insisted tbnt
their engagement should bo broken. At this
Andrew became furious nnd swore ven
geance. From time to time ho visited Emma
and persisted in his suit , till at last at the
request of the girl , Emma's employer
paid him10 which bo had expended
in bringing Emma from Sweden and ro-
guostcd him to keep oft the promises.
On the night before the murder Andrew
wont to the villuco of Now Mllford and drank
hoavilv , starting for homo lute in the
evening. Ho did not enter his cm-
plovoq'H house , but sat under a shod toying
with his freshly sharpened Itnlfo until 2 a.
m. , when the desire for revenge got the bet
tor of bis love and ho started for the farm of
Emma's employer , Homer Buckingham ,
walking through a terrible storm which
raged ail night. Arriving at the house ho
placed a plank acainst the roof of the shod In
the roar , and taking off bis shoes , clambered
up the plank and into the window of Emma's
room , which , on accpuntof the heat , had been
loft open for the first time sinca Andrew's
threats. Ho attacked the sleeping girl and
slashed her with bis knife until the victim's
head was nearly severed from the body.
The nolso aroused the pcoplo and tno mnr-
Uoror was discovered by Mr. Buckingham us
ho was leaving the shed. Ho wns captuiod
early tbo next morning In a swamp about a
mile from the scene , whore ho had been
tricked by n trail of blood which ( lowed from
a cut in his thigh. solMnlllctod during his
frenzied use of the knife on bis victim ,
His trial was begun nt Litchtlold December
28 , 1800 , ana lasted four days. The defense
was insanity duo to epilepsybut so skillfully
was the prosecution worked up that it took
the Jury but twenty-two minutes to decide
him guilty and hn was sentenced on January
8 , 1891 , to hang. A request for a now trial
was denied and an appeal for cljincnoy afow
weeks ago before tbo Stnto Board of Pardons
resulted In noninterference.
The banging took place in a new building
erected for the purpose. The gallows used
was ono upon which many murderers Imvo
paid the penalty in Now Hnvon nnd Bridge
port. The execution of Borjosson was tbo
lourth that has tation place in Lltchfleld
county , the third being that of Tliomus ( Joss ,
which occurred * May 8 , 1785 , nearly 107
years ago. _
WILMINGTON , Del. , Jnn , 29-rl'hoinp on ,
colored , was banged at Charleston , Md. , tbli
morning for the murder of another colored
in us last August.
Kiigllnhincn Will n Hull for DamiicitH Against
DKNVBIE , Cole , , Jan. 20. The suit of tba
Kaiser Gold Mining company , limited , of
London/again ! . ' , ox-Sonator 11. A , W , Tabor ,
which Las boon OR trial In the United States
district court hero for' ' the past week , was
ended tocoy It was a suit for (33,000 dam
ages , claimed by the English company to
Imvo boon expended by them In Investigating
the merits of an Arizona mine which Senator
Tabor had offered to sell thorn , and the plain-
lifts claim that Tuber agreed to pay tuo ex
penses of the investigation if the mine proved
The Englishman testified that the mine did
not coma up to their expectation and they re
fused to buy It. Tabor thereupon had thorn
ejected and took possession of the mine , re
fusing to reimburse thorn for tholr expenses
in making the examination. The Jury today
returned a verdict of flO,120.1i ! in favor of
Tlix I'lro Itecord ,
EAU Cr.AiiiB , Wls , , Jan. 29.- John Walter
& Co.'s brewery caught II ro last night and
was partly destroyed. Ihe loss cannot be
accurately estimated , but It is at loMtt'-W.OOO . ,
' 1 ho origin ol the fire is a mystery ,
l'r < > Club TiiiirlHU Jtnturnlnir.
ST. Louis , Mo. , Jan. 20 , A hundred mem-
bora of the International Loazuo of Press
Clubj returning from the xfvst arrived tbli
moruiug , They were accorded a reception
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