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THE OMAHA DAILY BEE : SUNDAY , DECEMBER 8 , 1893-T\VENTY PAGES.
ITELEPIIOM PATRONS OBJECT Iiincoln Citizens Secu.ro Legal Advice In Tlolr light for Lower Rato3. THEY WILL APPEAL TO THE COURTS I'roililent Yost Uoclarrs tlmt tlio to Cnpltnl City Sulncrl1 > rr Arn m I.o\v IIR Tlipy Cnn lie I'rof. Itubly Mtilntitlneil. LINCOLN , Dec. 2. [ Special to TUB IJnn. ] The Nebraska telephone people still refuse to hcllovo tlmt thcro Is to be much of a storm In Lincoln. They have so far neglected to become oxcltcd over the efforts of Iho cltl- yens of Lincoln to effect a reduction In rentals. At least , that Is what they say. L'pon the other hand , the citizens who are directing the movement in favor of lower rates are rcr.v much in earnest , The meet ing Inst evening was not laritoly attended , but nil who were prciciit expressed them- nclvcs vigorously. About forty subscribers to ttio Lincoln Telephone exchange were present. As u result of their delibera tions they decided to employ attorneys nnd KO to the courts for relief. To this end the services of Judge Hroady an 1 Attorneys At kinson , Wonloy , Golithardt anil D.ivls were aecurcd , nil volunteering to work without compensation. Their plans are not yet ma turcd , but it is thought that tliny will nslc the courts for a mandamus iciiulrlug the tolenhone company to reduce its rates. ThU Is the advice tendered by several of the attorneys tornoys , but a great many subscribers do not doom to umlur.stuiid by just what law the mandamus requiring a corporation to reduce its rates can bo h.iscu upon. IToililrnt ViiHt on tlio alttritlnn. The lonal manager of the Telephone ex change in this city Informed THE Hr.u this iifternoon tlmt no moro telephones had been taken out today , lie had removed all that were In controversy yesterday. Ho stated that ho had held a brief conversation over the n-iro with President Yost at Omaha hi regard to the matter and Mr. Yost was cm phatically of the opinion that the rates were ns low as they could bo maintained at a lirollt to the company. Tlio company would not reduce rates at present and would there' foio decline to listen to any proposition looking to a reduction. Another effort will bo mndo at the next rncoting of the city council to induce that body to luku up another ordinance. Chair man Atkinson of the citizen's committee will appoint a committee of three prominent citizens of each ward to present the matter to the council at Its next meeting Tuesday night. i'ho business men are now thoroughly or gaiiiicd , with C. A. Atkinson as chairman J , II. Ilarlcy ns secretary and treasurer and with an executive committee composed o" A. D. Kitchen , Major McArthur , E. II "VVooloy , J. II. Ilarley and A. S. Raymond. Committees have been canvassing the business men all day for additional slgna turcs to the agreement to remove the tele phones unless tlio rates are reduced. I.ont nn Kur In it I'lslit. Patrick Burke , a bookkeeper in tlio em ploy of John l iugorahl of this city , is under iirrost on the charge of mayhem preferred by John Markln , a barber employed at the Capital hotel. Ilurkn was In a P street saloon lust evening quarreling with a bar- bender over a disputed hill. Markln dropped in , and in nn attempt , to bo funny asked iUurko why ho didn't pay what he owed. Burlio proceeded to cuft Mr. Markin's head into n pc.ilc and a light ensued , in which 3\lnrkln's car wab choivcd by his antagonist until n quarter section of it was dctacticd. JNlatkin carried the piece of his auricular ap pendage to the police court ami usited what AVUS to bo done about it. He was advised to liavo Burke arrested and ho did so. This Aborning liurku gave bonds la the sum of "jOO for his appearance in court Mpnday jn'prning to answer to the charge of mayhem. Ulmrgnd with Drench ot Trust. Ixniio Meyer , a well known citizen of this city , was today charged with breach of ' trust by the States Savings bank and Lcd- crer & Strauss , both of DCS Molnes. The charge is made in papers Illod with the dork of the district court. The petition asks the court to restrain the Union Savings bank of Lincoln from colleothnr a Judgment neahist the estate of J. II.Vittc , deceased. The plaintiffs allege that 111 Mnrcli , Ibftj ; % Vitto borrowed from them through Meyer the sum of ? COO. A short time alter borrow ing the money ho died and the claim against Ills oatato was sent to Meyer for collection , the notation on the back plainly stating that fact. They claim thai Moycr bunched tha claim with a number of tils own and secured n judgment , against the estate in his own mine. This , it is alleged , nmouutb to a breach of trust. They also claim that Meyer's action In assigning tlio judgment to the Union Savings bank was fraudulently , done. \ District Court Kulco. f/Tho Associated press Illod a petition and bond in the district court today , asking that the case In which the Stifle .Journal of - Lincoln coln seolca to restrain it from stopping its press report to that paper bo transferred to the federal court on the ( 'round that the 01-30 involves tlio Interests of parties located in moro than one state. Receiver Morrell of the defunct Nebraska Savings batik today commenced a suit to re cover from the German Matlonal b.mk ttio man of $210. tlmt being the amount of its assessment upon its stock in the defunct In- niltution. The petition recites the fact that the stock is hold in the name of O. II.VI1 - v'ox ' , who Is merely a trustee for the bank. Suits In garnishment were today llled ngaiust the ImlUIttunl members of the linn of elation & Fletcher , which recently failed Jn tills city. It Is claimed tlmt the members jf the firm have books , papers and accounts belonging to the llrin in their possession , Creditors of tliu Lawrcnco Implement company , representing claims amounting to f-'i.Tti. ) , commenced milt In the district court today lUtacklng the legality df thn chattel mortgage given by the company to the Lin coln National bank shortly before its failure. Kettle Smith was today awarded a divorce from lior husband on the ground of failure to support. iSnviMl liytliu Kr-vitsnv , Doo. U. [ Special Telegram to tt'iii ! UUB.J Over thirty feet of tlio H. & M. railroad bridge just this -side of Newark wjro burned put last night. The engineer ea\v the bridge -burning in time to stop his train before reaching it , and the Humes "were put out by the crow , A handcar was telegraphed for and sent dovrn from here , bringing back the passengers , mall and ox- Dress. 'I ho briilgo repairers followed , imme diately and the train fame ever early this morning , The lire was probably sot for the imrposn of wrecking the train , as the engl- iiuor thinks by the looks of things that if ho had been llflvon minutes earlier he would have run nearly on to tliu brlugu before seeing - ing Ins danger , _ Nurrinvly KmsMpml Do.ith , NKWUSKA CITV , Doc. ! ) . ( Speclr.1 Tele- Rram to Tun Hun. ] Mi's. Carl Morton , daughter-in-law of the secretary of agrlcul- re , had a narrow escape from a horrible 'ath today.Vhllo driving across the Mis- i 1'acillo railway tracks a freight eiiplno backed down upon the buggy. Prompt action of bystanders , who seized the horse by the bridle nnd backed him from the track , alone saved her life , Tha Ilrst genuine snow storm of the season commenced hero at noon , Several Inches have fallen , and the prospects are that It ill continue all night. Injurcil Inn Ituimtvuy. llKAVEii Ciiossixo , Nob. , Doe. 2. [ Special to Tin : HBB.JAs Mr , and Mrs. John Kvans , living two miles west of Heaver Crossing , vrcro returning homo from church yestoiilaj oiu | of the harness rings broke , causing the team to run away , throwing Mr. and Mrs. Kvans out , severely injuring both of them. Mri > . Evans' right arm was broken In two places , and she received some bad bruises ulout the face and head , Mr , Kvatis re ceived bad bruises about thu head and one uar waa nearly severed. Botii will recover Wen I'olut li \\'cbT \ POINT , Nob. , Uoo. a. [ Special to S'nr. HUB.Mrs. ] . M , J , Hughes and daugu tor returned from their extended visit with MM. Hughes' rarcnti In Hot Springs , Ark. , Thursday. Fred Sonncnschcln Imd the juvenile band In hU ofllco Thursday and after making tele phone connection with Omaha gave Central a sample ot the boys' Hno music over the wire. Mr. Hudnott had the misfortune , while chopping wood , Fnaay , to have a splinter strike the lower cyolid and penetrate It to the eyeball. Ho will probably lose the sight of his eye. The union Thankstrivlng service was hold in the brick church nnd a fine program was carried out. The sinclng was line and exer cises interesting , A largo attendance was present. A. C5. Hunt nnd brother are In from Cat- houn , visiting with the X iJIsek family. Mrs. Al Kadlcr and daughter , Mrs. Frank Rtctlor , arrived homo Friday from a thrco mouths vhlt with relatives and friends in Pennsylvania , Heavy I'.tll ol Mnntr. Tr.KAMAii , Neb. , Dec. 2. [ Special to TUB Hun ] Wednesday night a snow storm sot in and Thanksgiving was a decidedly blustering day. Yesterday a second snow term pi availed and has continued over inco , and todav it is live inches deep on a o\cl and Is still snowing. ( J. H. Wilson was arrested near Ponca his week for disposing of mortgaged prop erty. Ho was brought back here by Deputy > ! iei-IIT IxHigford and Is now in jail awaiting ils preliminary trial. The meeting of the state gringo convenes n this city Tuesday , December la. Some HX ) delegates will bo bore. Muck In thn Ico. Fi.our.xcn , Nob. , Doc. 2. [ Special to Tins lr.iJ : 'Iho Now York Star nnd Comedy onipany. coming down the Missouri river n a small boat run bv gasoline , Is stuck in the Ice near here. It is not likely they will bo able to got their baat any further until spring , as the river is frozen ovor. They 'oft SIouv City some time ago , showing at .owns along thu river , Intending to continue ilow n the Missouri river to the Mississippi , thcnco south. JMuny Mhi'c Trxc\N' ) , Neb. , Dec. 'J. [ Special to Tur. iu : ] The heaviest snow of the season commenced falling at 11 o'clock last night nnd continued today. It Is now sovcn inches ilcop. The storm is causing great sufToring and loss among a bunch of fi.OOO sheep which the Wnrren T.lve Stock company of ChcyouniVyo. . , shipped in last week. The lambs are dying off like lllcs. .Sovrrnly lnjiiruit by u Horse. Toiuts , NcTj. , Dec. 'J. [ Special Tnlo- gram to Tin : BKE.Vhllo ) driving horses into n barn today William Johnson , who Is working for J. V. Alnsworth , was kicked in the head and nearly killed. Ills chin was broken , several teeth knocked out and his face badly out. _ _ HUIXJW JIX JTH JtfHKOTOKI. iuo Iiuhlu History of thn 1'allnro of Kunxa * City Trust Company. K VN-US City , Doc. U. The old adage , mur der will out , was fully exemplified in the cir cuit court hero during the trial of a suit for an insignificant amount brought by the Mid land National bank ng.ur.3t the Roll Lumber company. November 4 , 1802 , the Roll L-imbor com pany delivered a check for $101 to the Contl' ncntal Trust company. Tim trust company endorsed the check and it came into the possession of the Midland National bank November 5 , the day following , the Contl neutal Trust company fulled , and as a result the Midland National bank tried to en fore the check against the Hell Lumber company The company refused to pay it , allcghn that the oniccrs of the Continental Trus company , when they accepted the check , knew the company was insolvent and tha they .vero therefore nuilty of fraud. In the course of the trial Judge Gibson expressed pressed himself vigorously on the course o certain directors , and when Asigneo Young of the Continental Trust company took the stand questioned him closely. 'Jho facts were brought out that ofllccrs of the com pany were indebted to It at the time of Us failure for almost the entire amount of Us. deposits , estimated at about 115.001) ) . Mr. YOUIIK testillod that depositors of the trust company have thus far received a divi dend of only ! l per cent and that it is very doubtful If they will receive 5 per emit moro. He testified that ho held tlio notes of ofllccrs anil directors of the bank for nearly the entire amount of its deposits. The deposits subject to chock shortly before the fniluro of tlib bank were about $1)7.000 ) , and the time deposits were $10,000. The witness said that $150,000 in cash was borrowed from the bank by one of the directors only a fuw days prior to tbo assignment. The total indebted ness to tlio bank of its officers , as evidenced by their notes , was stated to be about fll.'i.OOO. Tliu testimony of the assignee was re ceived hi a dead silence. For a few moments tftcr Mr. Young had finished not a word vas spoken. Finally Judge Gibson said : 'It appears from the hearing of this case hat three directorsof the Continental Trust onipany have gotten away with about lir > ,000 , and that their actions caused the company's failure. I deem it a matter of nilillc Justice that the prosecuting attorney if this county bo notified of these procced- ngs. " Judge Gibs'on then Instructed the clerk o notify Prosecuting Attorney Hrown of he facts In the case , suggesting immediate investigation. The ofllccrs of the companv were Gcorpc . Toulsain , president , nnd C. C. ICason , secretary. The company was chartered as a trust company , but did n gen eral banking business. It Is considered very doubtful whether the ofticors of the concern could legally do this , und It is said this 'oaturo will be Injected Into the litigation to which the company's failure has given rise. Ji.tXli.tH ( JITY'fi I'hc'.v Are In n 1'ruK of Trouble Over the Sunil'iy doling l.aiv. Kvx-Ub Cliv , Dec. " , Judge Stover of the circuit court decided that harbor shops must lie kept closed on Sunday. A temporary In- lunctloii , prayed for bv J. M , Smith , mana ger of thu Midland hotel , restraining the tiosa barbers from arresting his barbers , \viis denied and the restrainingordorgranted by Judge Henry of the court of appeals dis solved , Later , however , it was brought to the attention of Judge Stover that Judge Henry , before the rase was transferred to Judge Stovor , had cr.intcd a temporary injunction Judge Stovor at once so modified his decision that the temporary Injunction will stand until the case can bo hoard on its merits , which will not bo until the next term of court. The decision will' not affect the criminal prosecution against the Midland barborh , in which the latter have so far been victorious. The only oftcct nt present of the decision Is to deny the Injunction restraining Prose cuting Attorney Hrown from filing informa tions against the Midland barbers. Until the case Is hcavd on its merits next term the Midland barbers cannot bo molested for Hliuvini' on Sunday , Throu Mon Killlod. Au.r.xrowx , Pa , , Dec. 'J , Ice caused the cable to break this morning at Joel NofI & Co's. , slate quarry near Statlngton as thrco Hum were beinglowered to the pt | to begin their day's work , The men wcro prccipl tated tu the bottom of the pit , a dls'anco ' of sixty feet , and instantly killed und their bodies mnnglcu In a horrible manner. The killed are : / > I'HAMi MKHN' , widower , iigod 20 years , falliur nf tliviui children. C1IAKI.KS St'IIU-.SIiu. : Ked 28 years , loaves u widow und two children. I'XKNOWN IIUNCJAKIAX , llurclur * Mnha n llnul. Nuw YOIIK , Dec. 2 , Some slick burglar | mUl a visit last nlpht to S. O. Hurnott's hardware store on Fulton street , Brooklyn. As a result of it Mr > Hurnett lost ? CO,720 in stocks and mortgages , a lady's gold watch worth $10 nnd $20 in cash , which wai all stored in a big iron safe in the rear of the Btoro. The safe Is all battered and broken about the lockntut bundles whore the burglars worked to pot into It , The police are at work on the case. I'olioncr .Mycr' * Trlul. NEW YOUK , Dee. a. The trial of Dr , Henry C' . W. Mycr , charged with having poisoned a number of persons in order to secure the luauranco on their lives , will be begun Men vlay nexl. Efforts Made by His Attornoya to Secure aNew Now Trial , TESTIMONY SECURED BY DETECTIVES 8cvcr.il tTnrnri Allcgnit to llnvo Scrvcit When They Shnnlit H\vo : lloon Jlo- Jrctril Tot Cruise Points Kmlly OvLTt'oiun liy the btnlo. Fnr.MosT , Dee. 2.-Special [ Telegram to Tun BEK. ] Judge Marshall convened the district court at 1:30 : p. in. today for the pur pose of hearing Iho arguments for n now trial In the Carleton murder case. The question elicited very much Interest and the court room was crowded with people oacer to hear what good reasons could bo adduced to subject the county to another 1,000 trial to determine the guilt or innocence of the man already convicted of the crlmo of mur der. der.Tho The defendant , Carlcton , appeared the perfect picture of health and apparently of contentment , with his pleasant , though very anxious appearing llttlo mother bcsiilo him , and watched the case with the same non- chalcnco that characterized him during his former trial. The defendant's attorney con sumed an hour In wading through the depo sitions In the case , ills special otfort was .o Impeach three or four of the Jurymen hi .ho case. The affidavits of .1. T. Whclor , Thomas Sterling , James Burton and William 1' . Martin wcro. introduced to provo that , luror A. K. Hall hail inn do the statement , lmt the evidence in the case was not now to ihn and that he had niiulo up his mind that arlctsn was guilty before lie entered the itry box nnd he found no reason to change It later. Violated tlio Court's Orilnrs. Milton D.ivts and .1. T. Hllchio siyoro that they visited Juror Burch at his homo near 3leucoo , and that in a conversation ho stated that ho kept n memorandum of the evidcnco on the trial against the express commniuls of the Judge mm that it was iiscd in the Jury roomfortho purpose of arriving at a verdict ; also that ho and two others drank whisky at the hotel. Henry Wispell nnd F. J. Smith deposed that they mot Juror James Gamble In a saloon in Hooper and that ho then told them that his mind was made up that Carleton was guilty of murder before he took his seat as a juror and thu evidence did not change It any. any.Then Then the affidavits of Mio defendant , his mother and father , and Attorney Frick and Dolezal completed the direct case of the do- fenso. . There was much curiosity as to what the st-ito would have to cffsot thcso damnelno statements , but Messrs. HollonbccK and Loomis had not been Idle.- . Story of tlio Doonso ; Ocnloil. Juror Hall absolutely denied that ho haO over made the statement attributed to him Before he was called as a Juror ho had never read or heard any of what w.is purported to bo the evidence , and it would have boon im possible for him to have made up his mind. William T. Martin , whoso affidavit was rend by the defcnso , deposed that the mattet ho was asked to swear to was Drought to him , nnd ho was assured by Wispell. who brought it to him. that it was exactly as they tiacl talked before , aim ho signed it , bu found out afterwards that ho had been mis led. Ho then demanded that the false portions tions bo stricken nit , and a pencil mark xvuS drawn through It. James Burton deposed that ho also hni been victimized by Wispell. who , ho after wards learned , was a detective ar.d made to say what ho never intended to say. Hall declared that ho never said that his mind was previously mndo up and that there was no now evidence adduced nor anything like It. Thoallldavits of quite a number o' the jurors were introduced to provo tha there was no whisky used by the jury am that there was no memorandum kept or con suited in the Jury room. Juror Burch and wife absolutely denied that Burch suiit he kept a memorandum or that ho said there was any whisky drank , ana so every affidavit was squarely mot and the court will bo required to lift them to get at the bottom of the matter. In tliu IHBP. At tlio evening session the defense intro duced the counter depositions of Wispell and others to destroy the force of the strong aftld.ivlts introduced by the state. The judpo limited the arguments to ono hour on each side and Frank Dolozal , on hohalf of Carleton , opened his caso. Hu said that the question as to whether Charles Carleton had nn impartial trial was the only ono at issue. The lifo of the accused was at stake , and it lay with the judge in a great measure to de termine whether ho should have every op portunity to prove his innocence and save his lifo. Hu arraigned Juror Hall severely and de clared that the evidence was conclusive that ho had impeached himself and had proven himself unworthy to weigh the lifo ofn human being. Juror Cinmblo was also ar raigned vlthout gloves us not only being und r the influence of liquor when his head should have been clear , ami that his mind was made uprlieu his judgment should have been utterly unbiased. disc of tlio Htute , Attorney Ixiomis for the state said that ho took It for granted that a now trial would not bo crantcd In violation-of the established principles of law regardless of senti ment advised or urged by the defense ns to the makeup of the jury. Ho claimed that the authorities bore him out in the state ment that if a juror on his examination stated that ho had formed an opinion , thcro could bo no objection urged against him oa tlmt ground after the verdict had boon given. Ho reviewed the aflldavits of thu defcnso and declared that there was not a syllable of proof that the trial given Charles Carleton had not boon utterly fair and im partial. Ho said detectives of the defense had traversed the county and persistently buttonholed and harrassed every Jury in the case and have concocted the vilest stories to accomplish the purpose for which they were hired. The stories of whisky drinking ho thought too vague for serious consideration and the charge of the memorandum having licou kept falls equally Hat. Attorney 11 ol brock said the efforts of the defense to prove that the verdict was made up from Juror Durch's memorandum book , the work of its detectives , falls as Hat as everything else it has attempted. C'losci ol till ) Dnfonse. Mr. TYlck , who closed for the defense , claimed that the time was so short it was impossible to properly consider the case , lint ho thought that if there is no reason able doubt that tlio man is guilty ho should have a now trial , "Thoy say tlmt wo laude a searching examination of tlio jurors , but wo could not search their hearts , " ho said. "Wo could only catch their words nnd on their words wo had to rely , We had n rk-ht to beliavo that when they said they could givu Charles Carleton a fair trial they would so do. Wo appeal for a now trial because Carleton has not had an Impartial trial. Hut nn application fora now trlul is odious. Why , thcro was a time when such a thing ns a now trial uas not known , but as men have become moro civilized and huuiuno they have been granted , and they should be. " Court adjourned until December 9. .I.V/ > Uotomur Wulte of Colorado C'oincK I'or. IT aril with n rietr Kilter Scheme. ST. I-OUIH. 'Doc. 2. A special to the Re publlu from Denver , Colo. , says : Governor Wulto , it Is stated hero , ims in hand a con ventlon of miners which U to pass rcsolu tlons urging a special session of the legisla ture to protect the mining industries. Gov ernor Waite has been In correspondence with President Diaz of Mexico and has , so the state cabinet avers , arranged for the coinage of a hvbrld silver coin , \t\ton \ which will ap < pcur the Mexican mark as well as. the Cole rude coat-nf-arms. This coin U to be made in the Mexican mints of Colorado silver , the Mexican government having the seigniorage as the prom. Governor Walto declares the sta.to can pur chase the bullion and issue certificates which may bo used as a medium of exchange until the return of the hybrids , with which the certificates may be redeemed. WASUISOTOX , Dec. 2. "It Is unique and novel nnd I must decllnn trcxprcss my opln- I Ion about the proposition , as I may bo called to act ofilcl.illy In the Matter , " wore the words which a Icadlne tr * ury oulclal used today when a reporter < rfT the Associated press showed him thfl Dcntvr dispatch sayIng - Ing that Governor Wnlte dins arranged for the coinage of a hybrid-silver coin upon which Is to appear the Mexican mark as well as the Colorado coat of firms. All of the oflldah of Mio department with which the icportor talkijtj declared the statements contained In the dispatch were tiows to them , as they , had not here tofore heard anything oil it. Iho opin ion was cxprcftsod I'h&t the nlan was not feasible , ' 'as It was believed that the Mcxlcaii''prestdcnt would not onlcr into any such arrangement with a statn government , ns thin said to bo in contemplation , but negotiate , if at all , with the national government. Assuming that such coins ns those described wore Issued , it is pointed out that they would have n Hue- 'uatlng value ; nobody would take them ex cept for their bullion Value , nnd tlmt they ivould not have any circulation outside of ; ho state of Colorado. They would not bo cgal tenders ; the United States govern- uunt would not receive them , and the banks ivould throw them out as they do Mexican lollars. Besides this , said ono ofllclal , what ivould thn prolit on the transaction amount to after the transportation charges hud been imld on the bullion to Mexico and on the olns on their return to the United States ? ilr * . Andrew Toy's story of tint Crlmo The Itoitl CrhnlimU , Ciuuvun , Dec. 2. Mrs. Andrew Fey , who tvlll bo the ilrst witness for tl.o state In the Coughllu trial , will , It is reported this after noon , testify that Dr. Cronin w.is killed by i carpenter's chisel wiehio.t by 1'nlrlck Joonoy , the long missing suspect. The re- iwrt has It that Martin Burke , now dead , icld Cronin , while a policeman , still on the 'orco here , and whoso flr.U name is said to io ) Michael , stood guard at the door. Coonoy s represented to bo the only ono who struck the doctor , and only Burito , Coonoy and the : inonymous policeman suspect were In the cottage. Iceman O'Sulllvan is said to have acted as guard at the rear of the cottage , outside. Couglilin , nt present on trial , ac cording to the current narrative of what Mrs. Fey will testify , was not at the cottage until after Cronlu's death , when Couphllu arrived in company with Mrs. Foy's hus band , Andrew Foy. The man who drove Cronin to the Carlson cottage Is said to have boon Martin Dawn of Hancock , Mich. "J. B. bimons , " thn pur chaser of the furniture discovered in the cottngo , mid who is accused of renting the ll.it at 117 Clark street , was , it is alleged , James Cunnoy. a grocery clerk whoso pres ent whereabouts unknown. Mrs. Fey is represented as having learned thi'so details ns a result of meetings helJ at her nusb.ind's house. Fey is the man supposed to have been mis taken for the little German ICunzo by the milkman Metcz. - . One Joe McKenna Is alleged to bo the per son who drove the doctor to the Carlson cot tage , and the wagon was utilized to carry the corpse. Much of the story is reported as having been learned by Mrs. Foy.from her husband Is his remorseful momentse Mrs. Fey says that her husband frequently spoke of Cronin as a ' 'worse spy than LiO Garon , " and that on tho. night of May 4 he'was absent from homo , returning In the morning , inuil- stalncd and dlshovclcd , and explaining to his wife that ho had helped remove another Lo Caron. The wife is said to havocked in horror if ho had committed a murder , "Murder nothing ! " Fey Issald , to hnvo an swered. "Wo only killed tlio spy ; you don't call that murder ? " ' ' Defendant Couglilin is1 spoken of as the chiefflof the suprojcd. expedition against the spy , whoso "removal"wns to "subserve the of the . " is good cause. StCoughlln re ported to have been seen , ) ; Fey when they entered to kick the prostrate form of the doctor and "There won't tell say , , you anymore talcs. " moro 1 c O'Sullivan , , , who ,4iaflat also. , entered the house by this time , it Js said , expostulated , and it was also owing to the iceman's objections that n plan to 1111 the trunk with qufcklimd was aban doned and the journey to the hike front was ueiruit. Mrs. Fey is alleged to have been cautioned by Coughlin , some days later , "to keep her mouth shut and not worry about her hus band ; tlmt she andjfhor children would betaken taken earn of. " It appears , if the story can bo idled upon , that Airs. Fey had been up braiding Coughlin for leading her husband into the affair. The extent of Cunney's alleged part in the plot was tlio renting of the Has on Chirk street popularly supposed to bo the place " abandoned as being" too public a place at ilrst decided upon for the sce o ot the tak ing oft'of the alleged spy , and afterwards Andrew Fey Is supposed to have told his wife that Martin Brown , who cilled for the doctor , was sent from Haacock , Mich. , by J. F. Uyan of that place. Fey is said to have brought homo the chisel with which the doctor was killed and hid it between the mattress of Mrs. Foy's ued. Mrs. Foy's testimony , if given as above , will bo In t'.ie nature of hearsay and it is probable the defense , if she .should bo a wit ness , will succcedln excluding the bulk , if not all , of buch a story ns related. Her nu- poaranco on the witness stand , whether this should provo true or not , and regardless of whether the current of her testimony is not correct , has long been eagerly awaited by those familiar with the case. J.V 3111.T. JIVltAKK. THrco Firemen Injured In a Largo Fire ut riil'iidrlplim. PuiMPKi.i'iiiA , Dec. 2. The largo woolen mill of James S. Cochran & Brother at Tenth street and Columbia avouuo burned last night. The loss is fi > r ,000j , insurance Three firemen were injured during Iho lire. They were : WII.UAM 1 In , HICK , struck on the head by a fallliiK brick. 1'KTKit KiriT.Niiousi : , a Ipghiokon by falling from a laddor. IIHMIY I'ininis , overcomu by mnoko , The origin of the ilro Is unknown. The fire was a stubborn one , lasting almost four hour.s. Mr. Cochran states that in view of the poor business outlook ho will not rebuild. About it' , " ) operatives ai-o thrown out of em ployment , HM.rj11 AH VO31K , lllylit or Xluo ] iiclicn of Snow In lowu and Kxtruinn Cold In tliu Xorlli. CEIUK lUi'ius , la. , Hec. ! . ' . Another ' heavy 'snow storm is prevailing. The snow now lies eight to ten inches' ' on the level. There Is no wind and no 'trouble ' in the way of blockades , as was apprehended , ST. PAUL. Doc. 2. TUe mercury this morning in St. Paul was still below zero , the weather bureau reporting } = below at 7 o'clock , nt which hour it ranged irom 4 ° to 10 = below throughout thp northwest. It is growing slightly warmer , today , but colder weather is promised for tomorrow. Onulit Katatit'Taxi'9 , Nuw VOUK , Dec. 2. A Wieck for ? 132,00 paid into the ofllco of th'o" receiver of taxes by tlio trustees of the eatato of Jay Gould and the money it rcprcsoutcd , is the amount of tax assessed for the jlaor 16'Ji ; upon the porbonal estate of Jay Uuuld for $10,000,000 , by the department of taxed fa ml assessments of the city. Accompany ! ' the check was document giving notice that the money was paid under pro tost. The protest was for the purpose ot reserving to the trustees of the Gould estate their standing in court under the cortiorarl proceedings which they began in July last to review tlio action of the tax commissioners who llxcd the assessments at * 10,000,000 in spite of the numerous nnd vehement objections of George J. Gould nnd his lawyers. Will lie Electrocuted Monday , SINO SINO , Dec , 2. Warden Durston ha notified the witnesses to the execution o John Dolilno , the Brooklyn Italian * mur durer , to bo In the prison at 11 a , in. on Mon day , which Is the hour sot for Delfluo to dl In the electric chair. The condemned man grows moro nervous us the hour approaches for him to meet his doom. 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Send coupons , etc. , to ART PORTFOLIO DEPT. , THE OMAHA BEE , OMAHA , NEBRASKA. which will not ho made public. Ho claimed nt tils trial that ho killed Mrs. Caroline Gesel accidentally. IX 1)1111 : IHbTKl'.itS. Kunima City's .siinYrliiK J'oor Apply for Aid A. Slid ( Miiloolc. KANSAS CITY , Dec. 2. Hundreds of desti tute persons are applying to the Provident nssoclatlon for aid and each ono represents from one to five persons. A largo proportion of the applicants for help are negroes , and a fact developed bv Investigation is that white men this winter are In many in stances doing work that negroes did a year ago. In several cases colored men have said : " \Vo must either beg or steal , for wo can't lot our families starve. " The investigators bcllovo that the nro- toctlon of society requires that souio aid bo extended to these people. Hut among the white families there is suffering enough. With the prospects of a long , cold winter before them the outlook Is most distressing , DKTHOIT. Doc. 2.It is estimated that there nro 25,000 men In Detroit without em ployment , and their chances for getting anything this winter nro very Blim , Since the cold weather hundreds have thronged tho- poor olllcu in search of something to keep them from starving , and crowds block the entrances awaiting their turn , Dona tions of clothing and money uro constantly being received .to relieve thu distress. C'll/C'.IUO'.S * KXT M.lYUIt , Democrat ! nnil Itopuhllcans I'liioo Cnndl- iliiti'H In tlio Field , CHICAGO , Dec. 'J. The democrats and republicans - publicans held conventions today to nomi nate candidates for mayor. The former nominated John P. Hopkins and the latter George H. Swift. A light was promised In the democratic convention , but it ended In a love feast. To Tint thu l.ottttry Imv. KANSAS , CITV , Doc. ii. On warrants sworn out by W. T , Quarlcs , chief of police of Kansas - sas City , Kan. , two agents for lottery com panies situated on the state line between Missouri and Kansas have been arrested. ' 1 hey are charged with selling lottery tickets. The arrests were mado'on ttio recommcnda tion of Attorney General Llttlo to County Attorney Cobb to make a test of the Kan sas gambling statute as applied to lottery men. Hoth men under arrest gave bonds for their hearing , which is net for uoxt week. i . Iteeelvcmlilp Jlitdo r riiiuiient. INDUKAI-OLIS , Doc , a. Judge Winters ren dered his decision in the Iron Hull receiver ship case this morning. The decision makes ncrmuueut the receivership and orders the distribution of the funds of the order. Utah Will lie There. SALT LAKE , Doe. ii. At au enthusiastic incetiasrpl the business men and commercial .AMUSRME1NTS , POPULAR PHBOES. One Week Matinees Wednesday and Saturday COMMENCING lOJNljrl ( Tlio Most Powerful and Intensely Interesting Society Dramatic tion of the Season ! THE ORIGINAL VERSION OF THE FAMOUS PLAY i m By Arrangement with Mr. John Stetson. The First Appearance in Any City at POPULAR. PRIOE1B , EXTRA ! LAST 1'KUroUMANOI- ; Nlatlnoo OD At2:30 THE : DAZZLE R. organizations of this city last night It was I decided to make an extensive exhibit of i Utah' * resources at the Han Francisco Mid winter fair. Resolutions were adopted set ting forth the fact that while the territory has been Injured to some extent by thu action of congress on silver , still the terri tory has left abundant resources to inuUo her ouo of the best states in the uuiuo. JQ : i NiniiTii ONitV , Ootmucnolng * * Sunday , Doc. 3 , Tliu Inlmltablu ( 'K'atlvo CoincMllaii , PETER P. DAILEY Iu Jno J , > UtNuIly'n Liik'Mt anil HuwiluHl Kffurt A COUNTRY SPORT. ONE CONTINUOUS ROAR. Uiulurtlirullrcctlon ot HU'II anil HAIllUS. 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