Indian Chieftain. (Vinita, Indian Terr.), Vol. 6, No. 29, Ed. 1, Thursday, March 29, 1888 Page: 1 of 4
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Dovotcil to tlio Interests of the Cliorokccs Choctaws ChlckaiHW8omlnocs Crcck and all Other Indian of the Indian Territory.
CHIEFTAIN PUBLISHING CO.
VINITA INDIAN TERRITORY THURSDAY MARCH 29 1888.
VOL. VI. NO. 29.
Tun Sioux rcsorvnlions onc-linlt of
which it In proposed to upon up to roU
tiers contains nsnrc.i of 37000 squaro
A (meat mnny drawing rooms In
Wnshlngton ixro now mora or less
ndorncd with lnrgc-slzcl photographs
of Joseph Cliaiiibcrlnln.
Tin'. Into Josluh II. l'ltitnb President
of tho Cniimlinu Senate wns for ninny
yoiirs previous to 18G1 a resident of
Albany. N. Y.
Du. M.utv Wai.kkii lms hcen nt-
tempting to ohtnlit nn increnso of
ponslon from Congress. Sho now
draws 68.60 a mouth from tho Covet n-
ment. Senator IIawmsy was icccntly nc-
cuscd of owning it ten thoiisnnd dollar
lolln. II wns explained that Hoynl I).
Hnwloy nml not Joseph It. wns tho
A new Husslnu law decrees tlint nuy
ono clienlatlng literary or scientific
woiks without tlui sniicllon of tho Press
Censor will ho liable to n j car's Im-
prisonment. The KngUsh steel Undo Is said to ho
undergoing n season of gic.it depres-
sion owing to n Inrgo extent to tho
prevalent nnxlcty rcgnnllng prospect-
no Anicilcan compclltion.
Tiir.nn nro only four men now living
imio iinvo personally received tho
thanks of tho CongroM of tho United
States. They nro Generals Sherman
Sheridan Howard nml Terry.
Uiidain Oliviek thoSwIs novelist
who recently died nt tho nco of koven
ty-clglit conscientiously )roduccd ono
book n year and nt tho sumo tlmo cul-
tivated n fniin. Ho was n very suc-
The Houso Judlelary CoiiimlUco has
decided to report favorably the bill to
punish dealcis In pretended counter-
feit money. This Is Intruded to lcneh
tho "green goods" conlldeuco opera-
tors. Tho hill makes thn punishment
n heavy lino or thrco j eats' hard labor
In tho penitentiary or both.
Kdiso.V proposes to present tho first
half-dozen perfected phonographs to
the crowned heads of Ktiropo. Ho will
trinko tho presentation address hero In
America nml when tho instruments nro
dcltvoicd their roynl icciplouts will
havo tho pleasure of hearing tho words
of Sir. IMlson through his wondeiful
The sub-treasury ofllclals nt Chicago
nro com (need th.it tho Logniisport
ind. authorities in arresting Jniucs
K.ipp and his accomplice on tlio chmgc
of parsing countoifolt monoy hate
struck .1 trail which Is ljkcly to lead to
tho nuost of tho gang that within
tho hist month havo put fully $50000
in counterfeit money Into circulation
The Russian Government has sub-
mitted two measures of interest to tho
Council of tho Empire. Tlio first Is to
promolo tho colonizing of tho lllack
Sea Caucasian coast by Cossacks.
U his will probably bo sanctioned. The
object of tho second Is to organize the
whole not them Caucasus as a Cossack
district on tho Don Cossack hi stem.
Tills schumo pi events somo diniculty
In that It compels eomo entirely
Kuiopcan communities tn conform to
tho features of Cossack lifo.
A stuanoe upheaval occurred on tho
farm of Mr. Kotr on Duck river ColTco
County Teun. n fuw days ago. A
rumbling nolso wns heard by tho mem-
bers of Mr. KolT's household. Thcid
vtcro thoughts of nu earthquake nml
mnny weio badly s-ared. After tho
nolso subsided Mr. JiofT found n few
hundred feet fiom tho house .1 strange
cnuso for tho unusual distill banco
nnd noise. Ho found for n mensurod
distance of fori -eight feet that huge
chunks of locks weighing ten tons
hnil boon shattered In many Instances
mid in other instances had been split
in twain. Tho woik was douo by no
human hands and thoro was nothing
to iudlcnto that It was other than nn
upheaval nml explosion of unknown
1'itor. Kmsiia (Jiar of Chicago
who claims to havo iinoutcd tho first
fpoaklng telephone wns not a pnrty to
tho Mill which tho Stipiemo Comt of
tho United Status decided leccntly
nnd thurcfoio his lights in tho tole-
phouo litigation were not affected by
that dcolslou. Ho has nn Intel furoiico
case against 1'iof. Hell now pending
before tho Commissioner of I'mIchIs
which ho ptoposos to pi oss vigorously
nud to tuku to tho Siipromo Court if
tho Commissioner of l'atonts decides
against him. Ho mild that hi 'counsel
had discovered fraud which would
innko u sensation nnd which would
doubtless sociiro 11 iovers.il of thn
decision of tho Siipromo Comt. Hols
backed by tho Gray National Tele-
phono Company nu organization of
An Inipm taut decision has been ion-
deicd by United Slntes Commissioner
Smith of Seattle Washington Toril-
tory In tho enso of tho United States
ngutiiat bl.x sailors of tho ulilp Fnunle
Tucker charged with dlsobcdlenco nnd
illsouler. Tlio only nuthorlly for tho
ptinlshmontof those senineu wns nn net
of Cougioss of 1873 known ns tho
Slipping Commissioner net which do-
llucil tlio roolprocnl duties of innstor
and fonmen. In 1674 Congress passed
nn nmendntory law which picscrlbcd
that liono of thu provisions of tho nut
of 1872t relating to Shipping Commit-
liilislonuis sunmon nnd masters should
npply to vessels engaged In the coast-
wlso trade. So far as coaitfviso vessels
nro concerned It wns urged that tho
law of 4872 wns pinctlcally repealed
nnd that thero was no Jaw by whloh
the acts complained of could bo pun-
ished. Tho Commlsslonordecldcd this
ground well taken nnd lie sailors woro
discharged. According to this decision
no master has any protection from ills-
obedience deseitloit or mutiny
NEWS OP THE WEEK
Gletvnod by Telotrrrvph and Mall.
Auomo tho bills favorully reported In
the Hcnato on tho Will wns ono authorizing tlio
purcbaso of Oorcrnmcnt bonds with tho sur
plus In tbo treasury. Senator lllnlr's bll' giving
proferrnco fords II scrvlcnappolntmcntstamong
men who had been disloyal during iho war) to
thoso who had servod In tho Confederate army
and who wcro suffering from wounds or disa-
bilities brought out a lengthy discussion In
which Senator Daniel of Virginia marto
a brilliant speech disclaiming that ex-Con
federate asked for such a measure. Tho bill
went orer In tho llouso Mr. O Nclll ef Mis-
souri Intioduccd a bill to protect free labor
from ronvlct labor. Ho also reported from
the Labor Committee tbo bill to establish a do
partmentof labor; also to prevent the employ
mcnl of conrlct or alien labor onpublld
works. After a long squabble Mr. O'Neill's res-
olution setting apart certain days for labor bills
was adopted. Pending consideration of labor
bills tbe House adjourned.
Ik tho Senate on the 21st Mr. lllnlr's bill
to giro prefeptnee to disabled Confederate vet
erans In civil appointments was laid oter until
Tuesday. Tlio Senate then proceeded with tho
calendar lulls passed for tho Inspection of
meats or transportation nnd prohibiting tho
Importation of adulterated articles of food;
establishing a United States court In tho In
dlnn Territory) granting soldiers who haro lost
the uso of both hands 1100 p-r month pension
nnd a great many other bills many of a
rrlrato nature. Tho llouso soon after
assembling went Into Commlttoo of the Whole
upon the bill referring to tho Court of Claims
for adjustment the accounts of laborers work-
men and mechanics arising under the Eight-
hour law. No final action was reached. The
rommlttco roso and a bill passed to preterit the
Introduction of tho product of conrlct labor Into
the departments or publlo buildings of tho Oor-
crnmcnt. Tho llouso then considered tho bill
to establish a department of labor until adjourn
In thoHrnatoen Hie 22nd Iho confirmee
report on tho Urgency Deficiency bill was pre-
acnted nnd agreed to. Senator Saulslmrynd
irsscd the Bonnie on tho subject of the Presi-
dent's message. Hills on the calendar were
then considered nnd thirty-one bills passed a
number being bridge bills. Senator Sawyer
from the l'ost-ofnco Committee reported a bill
reducing the postago on seeds cuttings
bulbs. roots scions. eto to ono
cent per our ounces Passed After
nn executive session tho Senate adjourned..
In the House among Iho Lllls patted wns ono
extending the protection of tbe laws to United
States ofllclals executing processes In the In
dlan Territory and authorising the arrest of of-
fender In tho Indian Territory by United States
marshals. After report of committees tho
Wiiilc tlio clerk was rending tho Journnl
In the Senate on the 83d Mr. KJuiunda rose and
rooted that further proceedings bo dUponsed
with. It was so ordered and tho presiding officer
laid before tho Senate tho oftlclnl announce
ment of tho duath of Chief Justice
Waltc of the Supremo Court. Mr. Ed-
munds spoko briefly In eulogy of tho
deceased and tho Senate adjourned until
Monday. Senators Sherman Hoar Wilson
(Iowa). Pugh and Morgan wcro appointed a
commlttco to represent tho Senate nt tho funer-
al When the Homo met tho announcement
of the death of tho Chief Justice was made.
Appropriate resolutions were adopted and Ilia
House adjourned Tho Speaker appointed tho
following commlttco to represent tho House nt
the funerali Hilley (Pa.) Scney (O.l Orov
venor(O) llrccklnrtdge iKy.) Htowort (Vt.l
Carleton (da.). Cannon "' 1 Anilrson (Iowa)
Tub Semite was nnt In session on tho .Milt.
In the House a resolution was adopted call-
ing for information as to frauds upon tho publlo
lands by tho California Iledwood Company. The
bill providing for the promotion of nrtnr orflccrs
after twenty years' continuous serrice In one
grndo was reported from the Military Affairs
Committee. The llouso then went into Com-
mittee of tbo Whole 01 the bill to deflno nnd
regulate the Jurisdiction of United States
Courta. When tbe committee roso the llouso
rr.itsoNAi and ror.iTic.u.
Dnsis KiiAiiNEr had nn Interview with tlio
President on Iho '-list nml denouncol Iho
ponding Chine so trenty. Ho said that un-
der tlio otnuso permitting Chinamen worth
1 1000 tn return in caso thoy left tho coun-
try each tl.CXW would bo mndo to do lor
l.OJO Incoming Chlnnmon. Tho President
said ho thought tlio treaty could at least bo
tried or a w lillo.
Tub delegates elected nt Dos Moines
Iowa for thu National Republican- conven-
tion uio In favor of the nomination ot Hcu-
ator V. II. Allison for President.
Tun Inhabitants of Padas haro rovoltod
against tho Ilritiah liornoo Company nni
havo murdorcxl (our policemen nml burned
tho town of Until. They also attempted to
destroy Mimbiikuk but vtnro provento.l
by tlio Intorfoicnco of tho llrltisb man-of-war
ltarablnr. The company recently ac-
quired Pud us ami tho Inhabitants havo
slnco been dlscoutcntoJ.
The Massachusetts llouso lias defeated
tlio biennial olectlou resolution 120 yens
7S nays not tlio required two-thirds.
Ueuociutio prlinarios wcro held 11'. Now
Orleans on tho -M nnd passod off quietly
except In the Tenth and Hlavouth wards
whero disturbances orcurrod. In tho Tenth
ivnrd n number ot sliola wcro fired but no
ono was hurt
Colonel Tiiohss McKissock. tho welt
known railroad manager dloJ nt tit. Louis
on Iho '.-.U.
Tub Moscow Oattlte In an artlclo discuss-
inc tho subj-ct of immlnnut Internatloiiut
combliinlions again urgoa tho necosilty of
Knglantl Joining Ilussla and Franco.
The Ohio Legislature has Increased tho
Dow liquor tax to 1-VJ straight.
TiiBrljA JTImisuys: "Tho Oovernmcnt
medltatos Introducing a bill In tlio llouso of
Commons erasing arrears of rent tho
measure to bo antedated two years. Ins
tates on whioli tho plan of campaign was
adopted nlll bo spoemliy exompicu Irom
Iho benoflt of tho act. Tenants will bo sub
jected to simple bankruptcy forlhologal
inoloty of their arrears. Uthor creditors
will share equally with landlords."
A Imperial decroo has boan issued au-
thorising Crown Prlnco William to repre
sent Iho Knipcror In tho transaction of
ofllclal buslnoss In tho ovout of Kinporor
Tun Chief Justice of tho United Btntcs
Hon. Morrison It Wallo died unexpectedly
ut Washington on tho I3d. Tho Chiof Jus-
tlcohad boeo ailing from a complication of
diseases for a few days but Ins collapso
and Its futal ending occurred within a few
minutes. Ho run born In Lynn Conn. In
1310 and was a doscemtent of Judga Waltc
of ISnglnnd who was ono of tho signers of
tlioUouth warrant of King Charlos I
Tub President who was appointed arbi-
trator of tho disputes botwoen Nlouraguu
and Costa Itlen has rendered a decision.
Tbo boundarlos irera divided as equitably
as tbo Pros dintoouU with the facts before
Mm concessions for canal purposes not to
be valid unless by muluil agrjemont.
Hev. J. V. Piutt a noted tiouthorn
Presbyterian minister and ox-prosldeut of
Central University of Keutuey died In
Tub Iiiioriul Kcdcratlon Lcaguo held a
mooting nt Toronto Ont. reeontly which
Has addreasod by prominent politicians of
both parties from all parts of tho Domin-
ion Comtnorrlal union was denounced us
another namo for annexntlon. Resolutions
woro passed favoring a closer union cf Iho
component parts of the Kmplro.
Ux Uoveunoii HorrMAK ef New York
died ot heart dlsoaso nt Wlosbnilon Ger-
many recently Ha was olocte.l Governor
of Now York tn 1803 and again In 15T0
Mimisth TiULr will tear London for
America shortly for a two months' vaca-
tion Tni remslns of tho Vensiuelan patriot
Oonoral Puei wero shipped reoently on a
United btites vossol at New York for
V Heed Lewis United Hlatos Consul at
Tangier has refused to accent tho coudi
tlousundor whloh tlio Uultnn's secretary
offered to scltlo tho quostioa arising from
the Imprisonment at HabaV of porsons uu-
dor tho protection of the Consul.
(fENr.iui. MtNAorn McLeak of tho Phtl-
ntiulplila & Heading road has ordored nil
hends of ilopnrtmonts to glvo recommenda-
tions to striking ox-employes who aro not
guilty of any misdeods.
Advioes from llangnon say that tlio town
of Mylngyun on Important military post. In
Uppor Hannah lias been destroyed by flro.
Thousands of porsons woro loft without
liomcsnnd an Immense quantity of grain
hides and other property was destroyed.
Tun flvo-story building occupied by John
II. Ilabeock Si Co. hat manufacturers Dos-
ton took flro tho other night. Tho ilamnga
As a result of tho liquor prosocullons in
Concord N. 11. every saloon was closod
tho proprietors refusing absolutely to mako
A srrciAL freight train going south nnd
n fro ght trnin going north collided n fow
miles south of Ornvolurt Ont. recently.
Flvo men woro Instantly killed and thrco
Tn b Ohio Society has nrranged a bnnquot
nt Dclmonlcc's Now York April 7 to colo-
brnlo tho centennial nnnlversnry nf the)
settlement of tlio Ohio valley. Among tho
oxp-ctcd tcnlcers nro Messrs. Hhormnn
All'POn Wulto Hayes Cox Manderson
Algor General Hhorman and Uciiorul
Tub 'I'H'nanllc (Conn.) Savings Insti-
tution was reportei' In dlnlcultles on tlio
'JZl tho treasurer being accused of tnlsjp-
propi lntious. Tlio doposlts njgrcgated
Tno passenger trains on tho Pittsburgh
& I.nko Krlo relllded near r.mpum l'a.
nn tlio 'J3J. The bnggngemastcr was killed
and four other trainmen lnjurod. Four
passengers ucro nlso hurt.
IIi'sindss failures fUun's report) for tlio
seven dayu ended Murch numbered for
the Unitod Htntes. 'J12; Cnuads 31; total.
34.1 cnripnrcni with 223 tho previous weok
and iiVJ lb conospondiug week nf last
Tub bricklayers and masons employed at
Tall Itlvor Mass. havo askoJ for a reduc-
tion ot hours from tn to nlno and for 'Si
conts pir hour aflor May 1.
lv tho caso of Jatnos W. Hikts tho ex-
warohouso man of Chlongo recently con-
victed of Issuing fraudulent warohouso
receipts tho motion for a now trial was re-
fused and ho wns aontonced to threo years
la tho Htato penitentiary.
TiiBswIUhmcnon tho Darlington system
nlruck at midnight on tho 23J nnl the roid
wns again tied up. Iho reason allcgod
was llmtthcirllvos woro placed la Jeopardy
by tho Inexperienced cnglucors employed
by tho company.
TiiBswItchmoi In tho Krlo railroad yards
In Ilorncllsvlllo N.Y. went out on a striko
ruceiitly. Tho grlovaiioas wore low wages
ami un oblcctlanabla yard master.
Tub Sourctary of tho Trcusury has dis
missed huvcrmlcnilont Hpcer of tho sugar
division ot tho New York custom house
and lira cr his nssistnui. iho superin-
tendent of polarlscople tosts of sugar at tbo
Huston custom houso has bcon ordered to
temporarily assumo similar duties in New
A New York Ti-foww reporter asked Jny
Could recontly what was tho niitlvo for the
attack made by ICunsns Pacific bondholders
upon Messrs. Ooald und Hage trusteos.
Mr. Gould replied! ''Tho motivos behind
this nssault nro a nowspjpor a cablu com-
pany and a woman."
Ci.eaiuno houso returns for weekended
March "I shonai nn avprago Incrcasoot
5 0 compared with Iho coriespondlug week
ot last year. In Now York tbo Increase
u as 7.4.
A ranTT of Immigrants from Arkansas
wcro camped on lliobinkof Arkansas river
below Kurt Gibson I. T recently when
threo of them Jnmes und Bamuol Doyle
and Albert Bncdekur roncd Into the mid-
dle of tlio stream to fish. Whllo so en
gagod tbo boat upset nnd tho Doyles were
Tub Now York and New England express
from lloston struck n carrUgo containing
Margaret and Annio O'lteilly nt tho cross-
ing In Wntorford It. I. recently destroy-
ing tho vehicle and injuring tho ladies sc
tlint both died nlthln n fow moments.
Tub Central Thoitor and tlio Theatre
Comiquo udjolnlng each nthcr In Phlladol-
phla wero destroyed by Ore recently.
Tub steamship Inizmtiva frnm Ulbraltat
was dntainod at qunrantlnn. Now York on
tho 5 h with a casa of small-pox in the
atcciugo. Tha next day tho dlscasa at-
tacked thirteen other stcerago passengers.
Mkaslcs havo broken out In a violent
form among tbo United States reciults at
Jefferson barracks twelve miles below BU
Louis. Bevcu tloaths had occurred and tho
hospital was crowded with tuftorers fiom
Hi'siNcss wns restricted on tho London
Siock Hxchnngo during thu week onded
March H and prices wcro weaker. The
continental bourses woro quiet nud prices
CASinninoE defeated Oxford In tho UuV
vcrslty boat rncj nt London on tho Sttli.
The KrouUi Court ot Appeals has ren-
dered a decision In revorslng tho JccUIon
of tlio loner court In tho caso or M. Wilson
which found h m guilty of complicity In tno
docoratlon scandals nud sentence! Iilm to
two j curs' Imprisonment to pay a tlno of
3UW francs nnd to bo doprlvod of his civil
rights fir I! vu yoirs. The othor persons
tried with M. Wilson on similar charges
Ciuiiles K.KTtlK.whogavo tho Informa-
tion Hint lad to thn nrrcst of Iho murderers
of tho cashier llarron of tho Doxter (ho )
Itjiilr bus innlo n full confession In which
lio Implicate.! his father and Oliver Crom-
well in tbo Messenger murder committed
at Norfolk Muss. It was planned by llufus
Gnldsmltn Cromuell and his fattier ut th
latter's hnuso In tho fall of 1874. Messenger
was horribly tortured and gagged for pur-
poses of robbery ut that tlmo.
A Fiiexcii Ironclad II rod at and struck an
llulluu steamer nour Villa Franca recont-
ly. Tho commander of tbo Iroiulml pleaded
us nu excuse that tho ctow wore practicing
al the guus and a shot struck tho stcamor
Advices from tho Congo river up to Jan
uary'.7coutuln no furtheraousof Htanley.
It tvs thought tnoro that ho wns too fur
up tho rlvor for nows ot him to bo ro-
ivired by way of tbo Congo and that bo
wonld uoxt be beard ot from Zauilbnr.
A sTATEUBNTmadoby WillinmO. llartlo
nn ox-pork packer of HU Louis before tho
Lard Investigating Committee at Wash-
ington thill Jacob DoM und othor packers
wci In tho hubit of using dlsoascd hogs
for moat products cuusod mucli hard feei-
ng und vohi'inout denials by tho parlies
iiiipllcutud. Ilarllo biter slated that dis-
patihoshud mlsreprcssuted what ho said.
Duiiimi thu voyago ot tho Gormau
steamer Lnhn from New York to Iliemer-
haven Garmany two men weroktllodby
thu bunting ut 11 sloam pipe.
Tub Dutch t'ubliiQt has resigned.'
Nti bus been rcooiicd of the death at
Tuiuntfl O.iU ot Abuar Insults Ucuyon
hito iioiidont of tho I'aolllo Nationul Hunk
of Hastoii or which tho failure in May 1WJ
und thu l.lstoiy of It innimgomont und thu
ilisiippeuiuneo of Its president are well
Tub lnlvrnatlontl Congress ot Women
0ouo4 at Wuslilngton ou the Sflth. Tho
uttumlanco iat largo and IncluJeJ womou
of wurld-wldo fame. The object of tho
coutioll wns tho bolturment of womun
Ihruughout tbo world.
Bun has been bogun against the El roso
(Tex ) Bmoltlug Cotnpauy for taiportlug
labor under contract.
Two children of W IL Duffy woro fat
lully burucd by tho dostruollou ot their
homo in Washlugton un other morning.
Tub Hcnnto on tho .'Olli considered tbo
Houso bill to prayido lor tho purchase of
tluverumuul bstds with the suipluv A
ruodilying amendment offered by Plumb
was Mdoptnd und Uio bill was under discus
sign wiheu tho Bouato udJournaJ 'Iho
Houso deToteJ thu day to District of
FLOODS AND STORM.
llestrnrtlTs Flonils In Massneasntts Itlinde
Island nnd New York lllliturd In Wis-
consin. Uostot March 23 -Tbo litm at Quick-
stream ono mils nboro Hast lilackslone
garo way somo tlmo during last night
causing two bud washouts on tho Woon.
socket & Now Kngland railroad besldos
carrying nway other dams and three high
way bridges. Tho length of ono of tha
washouts is 1W and of tho other Ti foot
AtMIUbury tho look-up had six fcetbf
water In it and It was nocossary to trans-
fer tho prisoners to other quarters.
The rubber works it Mlllvlllo aro stopped
by tho high water and soma of tho houses
were so badly flooded that tho occupants
actually had to swim to Und.
A few houses at Jcfforsonvllle bad their
collars ftltod with watir to tho windows.
Al Wllkinsvlllo tho stono manufacturing
company's works nro stoppec Tho brook
over flowed and flooded the center ot tho
At Now Worcester tho high wator lias
stopped Curtis & Marblo's macblno shop.
Iloth tho Concord and tho Morrlmaa
rivers haro rl'4in oyer a foot at Lowell and
aro still rising rapidly. Tha Jco In tho
Merrunao has brokon In sovural places
but ns It is ovorn foot In thickness It Is
expecte 1 that It will hold together for somo
time without going over the falls. Heaver
and Hlvor Mcudow brooks hnvo overflowed
their banks and tho water Is yet rising. In
tho lowlundn In somo pirts ot tho '.t'.y tbo
cellars aro filling with water
is nilOllB ISLAMD.
Pnovinr.xcr H. L M irch a Tho wator
In tbo lllackstono lins apparently reached
Its highest point. Nearly all tbo mills be-
low Wconsockct ore shut down. The great-
est damago was dono nt Lonsdale wnoro
tho wator covered tho lower floors In nil
but two mills. At Manvlllo tho railroad
track was covered with water. Tho Albion
mill Is shut down. At Athlon tho whoU
rolll Is Idlo but no damago has been done.
AtHerkcly not a wheel Is turning la the
mills. Men watched tho dam all night.
Tbo excess of walor has taken a path
across tho laud and Is running with con-
siderable violence. Tho water Is two feet
higher than usuab At Valley Falls the
water on tho (Him Is saven feet deep and
slowly rising. After entorlng tho Abbott
run tho river spreads out to thrco times Its
customary confines but Is now receding.
Both nulls of tho Valloy Tails Company
aro Idlo. At Central Falls a number of es-
tablishments are flooded on 1U1 lower
At Pawtuckct tho watar on tha lower
dam Is thrco feet below tbo high water
mark of lhS3 but It Is thought that It mil
not bo hlglior unless something glvos way.
Tho lower story ot tho paper mill was
IX "rW TOIlK
CASAJouAntE N. Y. March 21 At mid-
night last night ilia eastern jiortlou of tho
immense West Shore railroad bridge which
crosses tlio Scoburlo crcok nt Fort Hunter
wns carried nwny. A mllroad bridge at
Cobleslclll crossing tbo samo creek was
also carried away by tbo high water and
ico yesterday. Tho Ico Is noarly thrco feet
thick and great fear Is entertained for tho
Mohawk river bridge when u general break
occurs. Wost Shore railroad trains wdl
run on tho Central tracks for soversl days.
.'radio on this section of tho West Shore
road has been stopped.
A WISCOIMX DUZZAIin.
Milwackee Wis Mnro'i 21 Specials
from tho Interior of tho Stnto Indicate that
lust night's blliianl nus vory severe tbo
thermometer rouging between ten and
twelve degrees below zero. Hut llltlo
snow fell however. Not a wheel Is mov-
ing on the upper Michigan peninsular roads
except thoso propelling snow plows which
are nearly holpless. It Is tbo most com-
plete blockade ot tho winter In that section.
Tbe storm camo on so suddenly and so
florcely that trains wcio unable to
reach tbo stations. A foot of snow fell
and tho wind blow a hurricane nnd It was
Intensely cold. A pay car with general
cnieorn aboard stuck within ono hundred
rods of a depot and no communication
between tbe officers and tbo station could
be had becauso no ono would tako tbo
chnnces ot trying to go tho dlstanco in tho
iltra fenrlug that they mlgbt becomo
Tli Inter-State Commerce Commtastoa
HnliU n Kelun nt Lincoln Neb.
Lincolv Nob. March 22. Tho Tntcr
Htato Commerce Commission held a session
here yesterday. Commissioners Cooloy
lln-gg Morrison and Walker are in attend-
ance and tlio sessions aro held In tho
United Slates Court rooms. There are tiro
or six cases brought by Lincoln llrms
und the Hoard of Trado against tho Paclflo
roads and tbelr conncclluns. Tbo gist of
tl.o chargo was that thoso roads eburged tt
greater rato on sugar and canned goods
from west ioast points to Llucoln than to
Um iba whllo tbero is very llttlo differenco
in the distance and over somo lines It Is
less to Lincoln. Tho testimony showed
thu tall goods B.nco tho National law went
Into effect woro billed to Omaha and rc-
bilied from thero to Lincoln at Iho local
rata. Also that betoro tho taking effect of
tho law tho rato was tho same to both
places and thoro was a flat rato of 60 conts
per owl on sugar.
Bos oral large Lincoln Jobbers wore ex-
amined and testified as to tha value of
their business tho lata pall and tho offcU
ot tho ulleged discrimination against thorn.
It wns disclosed that tho Chicago Uur.
lington & Qalncy would not offer to do au;
PaclUo business during last year alleging
that tho new law inado it undesirable. Tha
Union Pacific endeavored to show that by
Its Una It was several miles farther to Lin-
coln that Llucoln wns on a branch lino sua
that the cost of laying a cur down la Lin-
coln was In consequence Increase!..
Tale's I)rlctlou (Ironing.
riiAXKrmiT Ky. March 31 Tbo defalca-
tion ot Btato Treasurer Tato grows in
amouut us tho experts examining bis so-
cojuts progress. Yesterday hfternoou
Auditor llowett announced to tho
Govornor that tho amount ot tho
deficit was tlU7.9ol but litor
this sum was Increased and it Is now
thought the total shortaga will not Da far
from ftt00ua Tha books of tho treasurer
oftlco show extreme looseness and nrgloct
and It will bo weeks before order can bo
brought out ot the existing chaos. Tbero
Is a report thai Tata has boon scon In Can-
Kansas Citt Ma Murch iX Frank
Williams a switchman was killed In tbo
Missouri Paclflo yards at B:JJ yesterday
aftorncon. Williams was Idlo yostirday
and Into tn tho nttcroooa bo started arrets
the yards at tha Htata line. A pollcoiuan
on the Jumos street viaduct saw him step
bjtwocn two cars und at tbo samo moment
tho train started suddonly. An Instant
bitor tha inau was lying uudor tha wheels.
Ha was carried to u llttlo hnuso In tbo
yards whoro ho died In a fow minutos.
Williams was about twonty-flro yoars ot
ugc and had boan cmployod by thu Union
Peciflo Company for a number cf years.
The Demooialla Convention.
St. Louis March 24 Mr. John G. Priest
ot this city has received a letter from Mr.
F. O. Prlnco of Uoston secretary ot tho
National Democratic Committee In which
It Is staled that the sub-committee of tho
Natloual Commltteo has been appointed by
Chairman JJaruum to corao to Bt Louis ana
arrange lu conjunction with tbo local com-
mittees for holding tha Doraooratlo
Nailonsl convention hero early la June.
1 ho sub-commltleo Is composed of Chairman
llurnuni Secretary I'rluce Cotonol J. O
1'ratber ot Missouri) Bcuntor A. V. Gor-
mau of Maryland) Senator M. W Hansom
Of North Curnlloui ex-8onutor V A- Wal-
hue ot Pennsylvania! 1' II. Kslly ot Min-
nesota! W 1. tfullowny; j(.Npw HatnpsUlrs
A Tornado Visits a Thriving- Now
Town of Kingman County
Two Churches and Most of the Tlulld
luirs Dcstroycd-Keportcd Loss
Terrific- Rains in Alabama A Downpour
in Missouri SufferiDfj in Michi-
gan. Phatt Kan. March 27. Tha town of
Nlnnescab In Kingman County fifteen
miles west of horn wns struck by a torna-
do on Saturday evonlngstS:) which dam
aged nearly cvory houso In tha town. Tho
loss Is estimated nt between 131010 and
MD.OOO. Tho Presbyterian Church was
completely demolished tho loss being 12-
0U0. The Wtrkty Herald office Is a total
wreck but the material was partly saved
llor. J. It. Mllsap's resldioco nnd barn
were swept away not a vostlge rcrailnlng.
Tho roof of tho Wlohlta Western railroad
depot was torn off and hurled ovor the cars
nn tho tracks. L. J. Fong's livery sUblo Is
totally demolished. Tbe Methodist
Church was c. mplotely wrecked
and Is a total loss being worth tl.SOJ. Tha
roof of tho Bheard's Hotel was carried for"
mil's northeast. John Crogcn's wagon
yard and buildings wero inept out of ex-
istence. James Iirannan's framo residence)
was blown Into kindling and nothing was
saved from IL Tho lumber In tbe yards is
scattoro-1 orer two mllas ot spaco. The
windstorm camo from tbo soutbwost and
lasted twenty minutes being followed
by a destructive bad storm. One
wtman Is re per ted killed In iho
country (jibe a number wero in-
jured. Tho loss Is torrlbla to tho people
und will entail much suffering and priva-
tion. Gangs of workmen aro searching
tho ruins for bodies if nny who may havo
boou killed by fal pig timbers but up to
tbo hour the messongers left ono body only
had been recovered that of a woman who
has not yet boon Identified It Is rumored
that several other pooplo are missing und
a number sorlously Injured Among tha
heaviest sufferers flnmiclnlly was J. A.
Cummlngs whoso general store was wholly
wrecked. Aid Is being sinl to tbe sceuo
of tho disaster.
IIEAVT RAIX IX ALAHAVA.
Moxtoouert Ala March 27. A tremon-
dous rain fell all ever Alabama last night.
It rnlnod at Intervals alt day and liegna
sicaauy pouring nboul eight o'clock. Al
this time It Is still pour.nx. Specials to
tho AtlttrtUtr report tho Warrior river ut
Tuscaloosa as having risen twenty feet to-
day and tho Goosa at VTolumpku also
twenty feet. At tho tatter place merchants
aro getting tbelr goods cut of their cellars
expecting a flood. Tho Alabama Goosa
and Warrior rivers are nit rising a foot an
hour. The Loulsvlllo & Nashville south
bound train due bora for breakfast this
morning will not bo In before to-morrow
being delayed by a washout noar Decatur.
RAIX IX MISSOURI.
Holties; Mo. March 27. The heaviest
rainfall In years bns closed here lly care-
ful measurement the depth of water which
felt was two nnd oiic-hulf Inches which Is
equal to about two hundred and fifty tons
per acre. Considerable wind and light-
ning accompanied tho rain. Tho lightning
struck tho Missouri PjcIIIc freight depot
Sunday evening and did considerable
damago. M. L. Gray tho freight agont
was slightly shocked by tbo stroke.
St. Io.mace Mich. March 27. Tho first
passenger train from Marquette slnco
Wednesday arrived last nlghL This morn.
Ing another bowling bbziard prevailed and
no trains went out. Tho train which left
bore Saturday night Is fast In the anow
noar Allendale and tbe prospects are gooi
for another blockado of several days
rumors washed awat.
Maksuall Mo March 27. There was on
incessant pour down of rain here for three
days up to this morning. Tha Salt Fork
has been on a big rise ami tbo bridges of
tho Missouri Paclflo brauch below Nnpo-
loou havo been washed awny.
Kits is cmcioo.
CniCAOO March 27. In this city and vl-
clnlty the sloet which fell all of yesterday
chingcd this morning to a heavy rain. Tha
signal servlco iflccr predicts a continu-
ance ot tbe storm for at least twenty-four
THE EUROPEAN FLOODS.
Terrible News From Ierruany Thousands
Biars-lug In lluucerx.
Uerlix March 27. Tbe dyko on tha
Nogal has burst tbe aJ Joining country has
overfloi)-od and tbo Inhabitants of tho place
havo fled to the town of Elblng. Tho sub.
urbs of tho latter place r nz Is on tba
river Hlblog are flooded. The population
of Mancnburg ou the NngaU havo escaped
from tbo town with difficulty. Thn pris-
oners in tbo Jul wero rescuod by the flro
brigade. Tbo town Is Inundated. Eight
villages at the mouth of tbo Vistula
are submergoJ. Houses are falling
and cattle aro being drowned. Minis-
ter Von Puttkamer has started for tha
flooded districts. Four hundred pioneers
from Berlin Magdenburg and Hondsburg
have been ordered to tha sceuo to assist
the distressed people. It Is stated that
forty villages are laundsted and that 10000
people havo lost every thing tboy pos-
sessed. STAKVIKO IX UUVOART.
Losdox March 27. Thousands cf per-
sons are dying of starvation In the inun-
dated districts ot Hungary.
The Late Chief J ait Ire.
Wasihxotox March 2& Tho remslns ot
tho lsto Chief Justice Waito will be taken
toToledo on Wednesday afternoon loavlng
tho Ualtlmoro Sc Potomac depot hero al two
D. m. by special train in chargo ef Mr.
llobert Park Southeastern passenger
agent of the Pennsylvania railway system.
Mr. Park will also arrange holol accommo-
dations If any are required whllo tba fu-
neral party la In Toledo. The special train
will be draped and will bo composed ot a
combination car lor tbo remains four Pull-
man sleepers ono for tho Associate Justices
of tbo Supreme Bench one each for the
delegations from the Sonato and tho Houso
ot Representatives and tbo fourth for tha
friends of the family
When Mlllals Is not leading tbo life ot
a jolly sportsman In his Scotch borne be
resides In a gorgeous red brick palace quite
close to Kensington gardens. Whon wa
pass the front door we find ourselves In x
magnificent ball paved with pun whllo
marbla and divided with groat marblo
columns. An Immense marble staircase
loads to tbo drawing room and studio. It
Is tho custom ot many otourEngllsb artists
to furnish tholr studios with almost effom-
Inato aplondor snd superfluity of naughti.
ncas In tho way ot glmcracks. Mlllals'
studio Is not however of this venus. It Is
tlio big square plainly furnished room ot
an earnest workman Tbe artist blmsolf Is
probably dressed In one of bis old shooting
costumes with a short pipe In bis mouth
and wearing a cap on his head. Ua ex.
plains that all artists wear cups "to save
tholr eye11 a consummation devoutly to
be wished. In appoaranco be Is a bate and
hoatty Engllsnman with gray curling hair
and merry gluuomg eyos. His manners
are simply charming and It would be Im-
possible for you to believe that this Ingen-
uous unaffected man Is cno of the most
potted darlings of the day. Lady Mlllals
formerly the wife ot Mr. lluskln and sep-
arated from him under most extenuating
circumstances bat been rotelvod at court
and her conduct which in a certain sense
was 01 en to criticism entirely condoned.
The children of this suftlolentlv happy
marrlaza are In all respects worthy tbelr.
l-iJiflU. pituAaiiU me oldnsl daubtor II
ShiS-upirly bsautlful xtAanj
THE SUGAR TRUST.
Clans BprerkeU .the Ban Francisco Hngar
Klnftlefore the Congressional Commit-
tee. WAsntsaTOjt March 25. Tho Houso
Committee on Manufactures continued Its
Investigations Into the sugar trust yester-
day morning and Mr. Claus Sprockets ot
Ban Francisco was examined. Thero wero
two refineries In operation on tho Paclflo
coast witness said tbe American refinery
With a capacity of 600000 or 000000 pounds
dally and witness' refinery with a dally
capacity of 1200000 pounds. Of tbo raw
sugar used this year In tho witness' refin-
ery about 40001 tons or one-third of tho
annual crop camo from Hawaii 4003 or
50000 tons from the Philippine Islands nnd
about 10000 tons from Central America.
Tbe prlco ot raw sugar from Hawaii was
formerly flxed by tbe prlco la Manilla but
for tho last threo years It had been regu-
lated by the New York market.
Tbe trust combination has undoubtedly
tendod to lower tho prlco ot raw sugar and
to ralso the prlco of refined sugar. Sugar
was cheaper in San Francisco than In
Nerr York but of course when sugar
went up iu New York It went up lu baa
Representative Wilson Then by ro
mstnlng out ycu havo reaped tho samo
benefits as thoso who have gono into tho
Q. Then tbe trust Is good for yout
A. Well I don't know so much about
Itat. Tholrustmaysayi "Sprcckels won't
join tbo trust but wo will crush him out.
We will put tbe price of sug-ir In San Fran-
cisco down to flro cents and make our
profit here." I have ccma east to start a
factory so as to get my share here.
Q. This Investigation Is to ascertain
whether tbo tendency of the combinations
la injurious to tbo interests of tho consum-
ers. Now as a matter of fact has not their
effect been to produco competition and
lessen tba price of sugar instead of pro-
ducing au opposite effect!
A. I don't sgreo with you tbero. I don't
bellevo so. They nre not going to form a
trust to work for tho people. Tbey nre go-
ing to work for tbelr pockets.
Q. Tbo trusts say that your building ot
an Eastern refinery Is a mere pretext.
A. I know there has bcon somo talk
about it being a bluff. You will see what
I will do. I do not bluff but when tbey
bluff I make them show their bands.
Speaking of tha prabablo growt' of tba
boct sugar Industry In Ibis country tho
witness said that It tho United Stales
could be sure of n certain amount of pro-
tection thoro was no question but what In
eight or ten years tho boot production
would supply this country with sugar.
John E. Soarles bad requested witness to
go into thn trust. He was sick when Mr.
Beorle called en him and did not remem-
ber what Inducements or advantages that
gentleman offered him. Tho conversation
lasted but a few minutes and occurred
four or flvo days ago. Ho remembered ask
ing bow to get out ot the trust utter once
being In It and was told that once tn you
would never gel out. Free sugar bo said
would break up tho trust but It would also
destroy tba sugar industry In this country.
He stated: "I am not tbo man you perhaps
haro heard that I was. Claus Spreckels is
not tha man to swallow brick housos and
cobble stones and digest them. If you take
tba duly off you lake a mliuon and a hall
from me and my associates. But If it Is
for tha benefit of tho American people why
should I alone bo favored nnd not the other
icoplel I can not taka any thing along
with me. I hare worked for Claus Sprcck
Is all my Ufa and now I am going to work
or the American people."
Jay Ooulil Sac Hntl Others Sued by a
New York March 2S. Tho Mllmo Na-
tional Bank of Laredo Tex. has sued Jny
Gould Ucorge Gould Russell Sago U. VT.
Dodga the Mexican Oriental Mexican
Oceanic Railway Company tha Interna-
tional Railway Improvement Company tho
Oriental Construction Company and tbo
Mexican Southern Railway Company te
recover certain moneys paid by tbo bank
to tho Boulhern Construction Company
which bod represented itself as authorizes
to carry on tbo work ot constructing a
railway through Mexico. Tha plaintiff
alleges that tha company of which Goorgo
Gould sppearod ns president never bad
any legal existence. Among tbo papers
presented In ertdenes Is a letter signed by
J. Gould P. Sago and U. S. Grout which
plaintiff understood purported to advise
tbo various compiuics referred lo above to
accept a certain contract with the South-
west Company. U. 8. Grant was then
president of tho Mexican Southern and tha
three men named were a committee au-
thorized lo act for tha other companies.
Tba nominal amouut sued for Is about IJJ.
O0U with Interest slnco I5SI
e t 1
St. Paul Minn. March 24 Coming as It
did just when peoplo were looking lot
signs ot spring tha severe snow snd wind
storm which raged all yesterday in North
ern Wisconsin Minnesota and Dakota
seemed specially unpleasant. It ap-
proached from a southwesterly direction
being driven along at a thirty-mile gait.
Tbo snow which Is very heavy and packed
closoly has fallen to a doptb ot from three
to flro Inches. In tit. Paul It began fulling
at ten o'clock yesterday morning and con-
tinued until dark Btrrel car travel was
abandoned aud pedestrians experloaced
great difficulty In making tbelr way about
streets. Ifae temperature remalnod com-
paratively mild. Trains on uioat ot the
railroads centering hero are from one te
seventeen hours late while traftlo on the
Hastings & Dakota and tbe BU Paul &
Kansas City roads has been wholly aban
doned. Tbe storm appears to have been
especially severe in Southern Minnesota.
In places the railroad tracks are covered
from Are to fifteen feet and tho country
roada are well nigh Impassable.
floods In Germany.
Dirliv March 2d Low lying districts
along tbo banka of tha rivers Elbo and
Vistula are Inundated. Tbo vlllsge ol
Dornlti is Isolated In tha midst ot a great
lake. A number ot soldiers from the
nearest garrison after arduous efforts suc-
ceeded in reaching there with a supply oi
food for tbe Inhabitants but fifteen ot them
were drowned in tho attempt. Further at
tempts to relieve numerous villages In s
similar position are being innde. The
floods tt is cstlmaiod rover 3X1 square
lunesof territory und alarming rumors ol
tha extent ot Iho damago douo Lro In cir-
culation. A Ilennlne Account Settled.
Waco Tex. March 85. Miss Laura Col.
vert a young lady twouty-two years old
was burned to death last evening at Lone
Oak side track on tha Cotton Unit rail-
road Hvei miles from 'Waco Miss Catvort
was conking for a ging ot meu doing
bridge work on tbo Coitoa Holt. Sh6 wont
Into her room in a box car on tbe s'do track
to make a lire which she uttemptcd to
kludla wlt'a beutine. Wliou help reached
her tbe wbolo insldo of tha car was a flame
and tha young lady was In tho car with the
door shut Ueforo she couU be gotten out
her clothes wore burnt entirely off bei
body. She died in a few hours.
The fishery Treatr.
Ottawa OnL March 25. In ths Iloust
ot Commons yesterday afternoon Mlnlstei
of Justice Thompson introduced a bill le
ratify tbe Fisheries treaty. Ho explained
tbaUhs bill was ready for introduction
when tM notica was first given but had
besn allotted to stand lo tba belief thai
Hon Blr ChsrUs Tupper Minister oi
Flnsnee would bo present to Introduce It
himself. Owing to lllnoss howaver b
was still unable to ba present Tbe treaty
ha said ought not to have been published
lo tha United Blatcs when It was. It wax
manifestly a breach ot ooaftdonce on tbe
part ot soma ono connected with tha nrlut-
I jcKPf.Ha4.BOtotUia Uoverumeut if the
CHIEF JUSTICE WAITE DEAD.
UnespeetoO' Death nf the Chief Justice of
the Hnpretne Court of the United Hlates
Ills Judicial Career.
Wasiiixotot March 23. Chief Just 01
Walte died at 0-10 o'clock this morning.
The Chlof Justico dined on Saturday
evening with Senator Hearst ami on his
return homo becbecamo so III that bis fami-
ly physician. Dr. Winslow was sont for.
Ho was conflnod lo his bed on Sunday snd
on Monday ha Insisted upon going to tba
Buprema Court to bo presont whon the de-
cision in the telephone suits were rendered.
The weather was mild and Iho doctor
yielded to bis request every precaution
being taken to prevent any HI effects from
Tho telephono decision had been written
by tho Chief Justice but ho was too 111 to
read It from tbo bench and that duty was
therefore performed by Justico Watch-
ford. Special care wr taken that no evi-
dence of the Clilot Justice's lllnoss should
appear and nono ot the throng Hint heard
tbo decision read suspee'ei tha real reason
why it was announced by Jasllco Dlatch-
tord. As soon as possible nttcr tho reading.
Justico Waito left tho bench and wns hur-
riedly driven homo. Ilisalmlttcdlhat Iho
trip to tho capitol was far from prudont for
ono in Justico Walto's condition but It Is
asserted 1 hat no serious consequences can
bo ascribed to it. Tho Chief Justico was
determined to go nnd tbo doctors had to
yield. Ho went back to bed and slnco then
bad been a very sick man.
On Tuesday morning symptoms of ncuto
bronchitis uppeared accompaniod by In-
somnia anC groat rest ossnoss. His condi-
tion Tuesday was not alarming but on
Wednesday circumscribed pneumonia
showed Itsolf. On Thursday night ho was
comfortable and no particular alarm was
felt but at six o'clock this morning falluro
of tho heart's action was observed. Death
ensued In a few minutes.
H's daught.- Miss Mario F. Wulle and
bis son Mr. C C. Walte vlro-prosldent of
tbo Cincinnati Hamilton & Dayton rail-
road ware with him whon he died. Drs.
Carolina U. Winslow and Frank A. Gard-
ner veru la attendance Mrs. Waito left
Washington for California about a weok
ago aud Is supposed now to bo In Los
Justico Waltc's Illness was due to trouble
with his liver and sploen complicated wllo.
vory painful stomach disorders. Justico
Waito had a very sarlous Ut of slcknoss
just nt tbo close of tbe administration ot
President Arthur. Ho was confined to his
houso for several weeks with an attack of
erysipelas that threatened nt ono tlmo to
havo a fatal termination. Tho scr.ous
character ot his lllnc.n at that tlmo was
not generally known until attor tho crlsci
bad been passed and it was not until be
was well enough to bo up and about bis
house and on tho street that newspaper
paragraphs appeared reporting blm to bo
Tbo Justico was a hale man to look at
but be bad a stroke ot paralysis soma years
ago and bis Irlends had been solicitous
about blm on tbat account feeling a recur-
rence of tho old symptoms. After his re-
covery from this Illness ho traveled and
sought recreation by prolonged abstention
from tbe duties of tha Supreme Court.
Tha President Is preparing an order clos
ing all oxccutlve departments ot tbe Gov-
ernment on tbe day ot Judgo Walta'a
Tho Supreme Court and both bouses ot
Congress bava adjourned as a mark ot re-
spect to the deceased Chiof Justice
Chief Justice Walte was born In Lynn Conn-
In 1410. In this State his youth was passed.
Ills education was completed at Yalo College
.m wlti tn.tttlin ( r-ni.ln.l1 In 1ICTT
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Ills Inclinations were for the legal profession. 1
After studjlng law In his native Btate ha
mored to Msumee City O- whero he actively
eniered Into the business of his profession. He1
never manifested any tasto for party politics (
but never shrank from fulfilling his duty as a
citizen. In 1319 he was elected to the Ohio
Leglitsture In which body Ms good sense was
manifested nn all measures of runllo policy.
Inliivihs removed I to Toledo which city he
made his home until he mored to Washington I
rairi-nnj itew.. dried to the h.. sj I
while et Toledo be declined renested nom.no.
while at Toledo he declined repeated nomina-
tions to Cocircsa. Ha also refused to acceptan
appointment to the Supreme bench of his State.
In Ifn be was one of the counsel ot tho United
States before tbe tribunal of arbitration at
Genera. In this Instance be distinguished him-
self by his solid judgment and his comprehen-
sire views ot international affairs. When tho
constitutional contention of Ohio met la 1871
Judge Walte was chosen to preside orer It.
There was perhaps no lawyer In the State bet-
ter fitted for the position.
In IS74 President Gran' sppotated him Chief
Justice of the United States. This position ha
has tilled with honor to himself and to his
country. Uls ruling hire been In the main
wise and entirely Uoa from party bias. This
appointment was fortunate la that It placed a
solid and conservative lawyer at the head of tha
court ot highest resort in the country.
The dead Chief Justice's full name was Mor-
rison Reraleh Walte. He was the son of Henry
HaUon Walte who was Chief Justice of tba
Supreme Court ot Connecticut.
Tbe coat of arms used by tho Waito family In
both Kuropo and America was granted la till.
In tbe time ot Cromwell Thomas Walte was a
member ot Tarllament and one of tho Jndjes
who signed the death warrant nf Charles L
Shortly after tbe Itestorallou the family re-
moved to this country.
Chief Jostles Walte married hts second
cousin Amelia It Walte. of Lj me the great-
grand daughter of the distinguished Colonel
Sehleo of Revolutionary memory. She was a
beauty and a belle the leader In fashion and
toxviocs emir jcsncni.
The Chief Judges of tho highest tribunal bt
America have been
John Jay of New York September 1769 to
John Itutledge of South Carolina July 173).
to December ITW.
Oliver Klliworlb of Connecticut March 1799
to October. 10.
John Marshall of Virginia January 1901 to
Roger U. Taney ot Maryland. March. 1534 to
October. I Ml.
Salmon P.Chase of Ohio December ISOt to
Morrison R. Walte of Ohio January 1874 to
Tbe shortest term was that of tbe second In
line John Rutledge. He was appointed by
President Washington during the recess ef tha
Senate; ho presided at the August term of Iho
court but was rejected by ths Benate when It
John Marshall tha Virginian was Chief Jus
tice for the longest period more than thirty-
Tbe longest time In which tho oftlca was va-
cant was between Mai shall and Taney shots
President Washington appointed Jay Rut-
ledge and Ellsworth; President John Adams
Marshall; President Jackson Taney President
Lincoln Chase President Grant Walla
Chief Justice Taney Inaugurated more Preil-
dents than any other Chief Justice. Ha ad-
ministered tha oath of oOlce to Van lluren
Harrison Tyler Polk. Taylor xlllmoro Plorce
llucbanun and Llnroln. Marshall Inaugurated
fire Presidents. Walla administered the oath
to Hayes llancld ArtO'ir and Cleveland
The law provides that In the ease of tha death
ordlsatllltyottbe Chlet Justice tbe Senior As-
sociate Justice shall act as Chief-Justice until
the disability Is removed or until his successor
ta duly appointed and qualified.
The salary of ths Chief Justice of tba United
States Is llo.ru) a year and that of the Associate
Justlocs of ths Supreme Court 1 10000
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Hew Mluuurt Railroad.
Mexico Md. Much 2a It la about a sst-
tled fct that tbo course ot tbe Chicago
Hannibal & Springfield railroad from Hsn-
nlbsl to Springfield has been changed. By
the change the line will run from this city
to lb Missouri river crossing at Moniteau
creek Instead ot Wolf's Fclnl and leaving
tba towns of Columbia and Cntrla off
the road. Several changes though unim-
portant huvo been made sculh ot ths
river. This llpo will go into Chicago f rest
Hannibal over some existing: road which
It is whispered la uotblog less tbou tbe
Q" This eultrprlse taps some of ths
richest of tbo Southwestern country and
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aro High tndu' Cb.ii.-.tfoaas
THE BURLINGTON'S TROUBLES.
The Birllelimen Aid the Cause of the Kit
glneers and Firemen by Strllilnr.
CniCAtiu March 21. At exactly twalvo
O'clock last night n striko wns Inaugurated
imong tha switchmen employed by lbs
Chicago Burlington ft Qulncy railway.
Whispers of such n movo hod been heard
ever slnco t!io beginning ot tbe strike of
the Burlington onglnoers and firemen but
not until the past fow days did tba rumors
assume tangible shape. Verification of the)
reports was lacking and yesterday the Im-
portance o.t first attached to the matter hod
dwindled almost to nothing. The Inactiv-
ity at tho headquarters of tho engineers
and firemen all day nnd evening wns so no-
ticeable as to causa tha remark that it was
studied but no outsider it Is safa to say
suspected tha surprise that was In store.
Owing to tbo unexpectedness of tha
event tho ox act details of tho situation
were difficult to obtain. Tho general Ira.
prcssion Is that tho striko was genora) ever
tbe entire Burlington system nnd would
include tho brakemen. A basis for this
supposition lay In tbo fact that emissaries
from Chicago and clsowVero are known lo
havo been nt work among tbe switchmen
and brakemon along tbo entire line of road
for somo tlmo past nnd considerable actlvo
sympathy bad been shown by theso two
classes of employes with tho engineers
and firemen and In addition n plea of sell-
protection bad frequently been entered.
Tbo plea was that tho switchmen and
brakemen wero In constant daugor ot Ufa
and limb from tha alleged incompetency ot
tbo engineers and firemen who bad taken
tho places of tho Burlington members of
At midnight tho 150 swltehmon em-
ployed In tho local yards or as many ot
them as wero on duty at tho time picked
up tbelr lanterns and walked nway from
tho tracks. There was no noise and no
confusion. Tboy gathered la llttlo groups
and wero Joined by thjJi comrades from
more distant parts nf thoynrds discussing
tbo situation with more or loss warmth and
making their way to tho Twelfth street
hall where tho meeting at which It was
Anally decided to strike was still In pro-
gross. Not a switchman refused to obey
tho order but each willingly tb.ew up his
placo and Joined forces with tbo striking
engineers and firemen.
Tbe effocts of tbo new striko wero Illus-
trated at once upon two locomotives that
worn nut on tho track switching cars la
tbo vicinity ot Bixtconlh and Canal streets
both botng compelled' to cease operations.
Tho switchmen after tho striko wero as
mum ns before except to Intlmato that
thoy had assurances that nono of tha many
Knights ot Labor among tlio new engineers
nnd firemen on the Burlington would wqrlc
with non-union switchmen. .
A FINANCIAL CLIMAX f
A Connectleat Town. Disturbed by th
Tricks at m llnnk Offlcer.
WiLUMAMTic Conu. March 24. A finan-
cial climax tbal has for a long time been
pending was reached yesterday In ths at
fairs of the iVIlllmantlo Savings Institu-
tion when a shortaga or misappropriation
of tbo bank's funds to the amount ot tlW-
000 was announced owing it is said to a
series of transactions by Treasurer IL F.
Hoy co without tho knowleago or consent ot
Ibe directors. It Is alleged tbat tha trans-
actions ot Cashier Royco are tantamount
to defalcation. When tbe present board
of directors wcro chosen In June 1SSQ thoy
soon found that Treasurer Royco was float-
ing about f 152000 of accommodation paper
for New York parties whose names nra
not now given ana lu Jctober irxs they
passed a vo'fl di eating that this paper as
fnat ne It. mntMre.1 shniiM Ha fnVnn In Tn
iMlway the amount was reduced to abou.
2 i.. . .'
T 1 rCCtr! r m.BJ1 "
f atn? ;necl" holween Wllllmanllo
and New York amounting nny whoro front
tlOO.OOO lo 300(XW per month all of which
was dono by Treasurer Royco without tha
consent ot tho directors. Measures wero
at ouco taken to slop -.is. Ayoaragotho
bank roeelvod an r.r allcatloi for a $73000
toon on real ostatr bf tho Unitod States
. r.j.m.n .r rnni r-n..
Stamping Compmy of lortland Conu.
THO directors found tho loan WOllld not bO
safa for over (33000 and nono was author-
ized. On the noxt examination It was found
that tho 170000 loan baJ been mado on a
mortgage of that company's property but
no record ot tbo mortgage could bo found
nnd it wns subsequently found that tbo
whole property was covorert by prior mort-
gages. Kfforts to -olloct this loan havo
been unsuccessful but It Is oxpectod some-
thing will ba realised.
Yesterday tbo directors suspended Treas-
urer Royco snd voted to scalo the deposits
fltken per cent. Frank F. Webb assist-
ant treasurer wns chosen to succeed
Royce. The bdnk commissioners pro-
nounced tbo Institution sound after tho
fifteen per cont. scale. It is said tbat
criminal proceedings will ba Instituted
against Royco at once but ho has not been
'Western Sfen Who Hare Urea Clrarjed
Patents Daring the Pest Week
Wasuixqtoh March 2L Tho following
patents were Issued last week to invonters
In Nebraska Kansas and Missouri; Mis-
souri Cartridge-loader Francis V. Dev-
ins ot Kansas City; Interfering dovice for
horses Michael Uaugbey of St. Louis;
relMicatIng ea4 Iron Gustuvus Ifeldol of
bt Louis; flsa trap Elijah Jonklus ot
Mllford; piston Amos M. Morrill ot Ra-
venna; upper ami lower plate for lire
bowls. Albeit 8. Jtfewby of Kansas City:
gas engine. Jay Noble ot Ht Louis; cable
lover hook Morton K. I'ugb ot St. Joseph;
railway gradlnr and excaratlnjr machluo
Morton K. Pugh of Ht. Josoph; guard for
switch points Peter It. Randall ot Agoncy.
Kansas Animal releasing device. Baker
Borton ot Clyde; automatic oiler AUnsoa
H Qrlswold and J. M. Bradburv of Bunkor
Hill; listing plow or cultivator Joseph B
Crum ot Stockdalo; thill coupling Thomas
IL II. MUlsup of Harper; combined feed
box and end gate Howard Oamble of Lao
sing; flexible pipe coupling Pattea M.
Askren ot Clrclovillo; automatic regulat-
ing dovice for wind mills Charles V.
llaluara of Now Cbllltcotbe; nut-lock
John U. Crossloy of Clay Coaler;
plow Joba McArthur of Wallace Ne-
braskaTwo wheeled vchiule Frank AV
Bowne cf Lincoln ; table Ollvor F. 0 roves.
Of Alda; thill coupling Thomas G. Ingrn-
bam ot Central City; dltehlug and grading
machine David 1). Kuhlman ot Oakland.
Hull Aaalnst Dr. Cox.
Bt. Louis March 23. Efila Ellis this
young worn in who was deluged with
vitriol and disfigured by Dr. Cox ot
Springfield arrived In this city yustorday
morning and went to the houso of Thomas
Day and refused to seo any ono. Day
stated that sho hsd turned ovor her at.
fairs to him and that sha was now In con-
sultation with Lawyor Thomas Cornelius
wth a view to suing Cox for damages.
Being asked how much tha suit would bo
for f 10.000 or mora ba answered! "Yes
and thrco times ten and more. 1 haVo net
determined Just yet bow much It will b
but It will ba a good round sum."
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Non-HrotliorhooU rireinjsu AseaaHtvs.
BT.Josr.ru Ma March 'U- Ysstssfse
morning about eleven o'clock Pal 'Unwav
a fireman lu tha employ ot th Culcitus
Burlington cfcCjulhcy was aseautled wkllsi
on the way from his homo to tbs Chl
Burlington & Qulncy roundhouse by tint
strikers kuocumi down ww a pear s 1
knuckles and left in tho sUiset to s 1
up by a policeman. Brown was kM ssUsr
member or taw isroiBsrnooa u taisanr
who refused to go ost wnu Dm strtft
crdere-l.and hdb4 continually swbjeetesl
to Insult. Wbllst aovsral wvnihers rUe
i Brotherhood wse tlir wsy to Hso hail
! yesterday woibihsi Uiey
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