Fort Worth Daily Gazette. (Fort Worth, Tex.), Vol. 7, No. 74, Ed. 1, Thursday, March 15, 1883 Page: 1 of 8
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S j v r f y
Successor to tho Democrat-Advance.
Senate Resumes Work Actively
er Several Days Rest and
isaeo of the Bill to Pay the Con
tractor for Construction of a
Ijnierous Bills Passod by tho House
and the Land jbiii Taken Up.
..Inl l" th Gaiii'tto.
utln March 11. The senate
10 o'clock u (iiioruni present.
The following petitions- were
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By Mr. rnesiey rrom btuucnis ot
r or L unuianj ii" tiiittiia ui i ii
ileudeuce asking u prohibitory
v Mr. i-owier irom curens o
ws ori'the same subject.
Mr. Terrell introduced a resolution
rivoko tue penitentiary lease and
iato amendment beforo adjourn-
Mr. Davis called up the bill amend-
the law nroviuini lor tho eon-
InUiauou ui inuiuii. iui iiiu ujiuiiiug
IJcnlng ana altering ot streets
cities ami towns ana ot-
h u substitute changlm;
k manner of condemnation and pro-
liing for appeal. Tho substitute
Mr. Glbbs oilercd to amend by pro-
kllHg ior me euiiueiiiiiiiiiuu ui prop-
kyfor the laying of water-pipes.
Mr. Jones called up tho bill to au-
Drlzc county commissioners to is-
euoiuis ir uiu erection tu uuiiri-
usesanduils and to lovy a tax not
celling one-fourth of ono per cent.
rtv tho Mime mo um was en-
Jr. Piouflor called up tlio
I prohibiting tax collectors
io are their own successors
m collecting taxes until tho bond is
Ir. Matlock called up their bill ex-
i piinir i-o county iroiu mo upurn-
n ol the inspection law. Harris
1 Jackson counties won added to
exemption list and the bill en-
Ir. Buchanan called up tho bill to
certain school claims nudlted un-
the nets of 1870.
Ir. Buchanan otl'ored to amend by
widing Hint tho tax to be
Iected shall only be
ni the residents of tho
eol district owing the same. Adop-
ttud the bill passed.
message was received irom ino
rernor appointing tho following
rersltv rccents : B. K Hodra .1.
.Clark a:ul M. W. Guruett. All of
above were conurmea.
he i)ill to pay the claim of tho
ltractor of the temporary capltol
hv bill to create n system of sum-
rnormal schools ami appropriating
) to maintain the same ior the
is 1S8;5 and 1834 was called up.
Jr. Harris offered to amend
Increasing tho term of schools to
weeks. Adopted and tho bill
The hou-e bill granting annual pen-
nis to veterans ana signers ot the
'duration of independence and the
rvlvhiK willows of tho signers who
ivo died wav taken up.
d burned till ten o'clock to-mor-
Tlie university bill was taken up
id made tho special order for next
The hou-e refused to engross Mr.
asli'r. bill for the appointment of
iblie weljibcrs by county comnds-
oners and the bill was killed.
J!IU- (IN Tlllltl) KKAlirNU.
;Tlie bill restoring the jurisdiction of
Uus countv passed.
The bill amending the stock law go
to allow repent oi tue law
cotmtle- and sub-divisions by u
o-thirds vote was. after being
"ended to exempt Hunt Graves
di Palls and Robertson counties
ad the third time and passed.
Mr. Robertson of Williamson moved
reconsider (ho mihlie woiirhor bill.
ui lmd the motion spread upon tho
The bill rentorine; the jurisdiction of
ie county courts" of Burnett Com-
nie. Uonial. PH l'aso. I'resiaio
id Tom C'roim ciiuntles missed.
The bill allowing 13. S. Crosblo to
nslrtict a boom across the Bruzos
ftrih Mi'T.i.muni iTiinitviinssed.
The bill delhilng the boundary lines
ulllespie county passed.
The hill nifil.-imr If Konnl In wilfilllv
wii any prairie or Avood land iiassccl.
e uiu requiring county omcers w
'ereporlstjuurterly instead of month-
bill roriilnMiur ti-iiimiii msslnsr
?Mic roads and streets nassed.
fht bill fnrllio i.rn.'iHnn nf thnntttllllv
fJphn fpton passed.
fir. Acker moved to rcconslder the
"I restorhnr tlio lurlsdlctlon of tlio
utity courts of certain counties
aci this morninir and bud the nio-
'" spread on tho journal.
Hie Idll nrnviilinir fur two ballot
.Jfsat eacli voting place was passed.
I lelilH f.lrflin l.n.w.ni nf Mm iftf
rk.Texusvt Mexican railroad was
' A motion to reconsider was
?he Ash nnd game law came up and
' substituted for the house bill and
Jjje bill to prevent tlio adulteration
'' food mwl .lrl.iL- ii'iiu .nnnlflfli'(l.
glided and noshed.
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.-. will U.TIIIIT llll! IXIUIIIlill V JIIIK "
i ! .""' county pcKseu um wna uwi
Jtm vf.' " motion to reconsiuer.
-.- uiuuuii in rceuusiui-i.
e bill authoriziiuj the secretary of
o sell copies of the general laws
iAV hill llrlmr tho salaries of chief
? hi the stato department at
A lotion to reconsider the vote
fusing to engrosa tho public weigher
bill prevailed. b
An amendment by Mr. Mooro of
McLeunau providing for the election
of public weigher by tho people
and tho appointment by eommfwlon-
era erf such weighers a railroad sta-
tions outeldo of county scats was
adopted. After a long discussion and
tho rejection of various nmendments
tho house adjourned till 3 o'clock.
Mr. Durant olleiod a resolution ln-
dellnitely excusing Mr. King from fur-
ther attendance on the house because
Of ill health. After belncr rwirl mn
the rasolutlon was wltlulrawn.
Tho consideration or the public
weighers bill was resumed the
question being on an amendment by
Mr. 1'oster of Grayson which was
Some.othcr important nuiendmeuts
were adopted when the bill was order-
lion mil uialboriio was invited to
u seat within the bar of tho house.
Mr. Wilson offered a resolution
for adjournment on March iilith.
Mr. Rosenthal offered to amend by
making the time March 12:2nd.
On motion of Mr. Townsend the
resolutions and amendments were re-
ferred to tho commltteo on state allalrs.
The land bill came up as regular or-
der upon which Mr. llrowulnghad tho
lloor. At tho conclusion of his speech
a call of the house was had.
On motion of Mr. Poster (of Gray-
son) the bill amending the law of as
signment was called up and passed.
On motion of Mr. Stagner the bill
requiring county judges to givo bond
in the sum of ?:t000 was called up and
The call of the house was suspended
and the laud bill again came up the
question being called on Mr. Robert-
Mr. Robertson closed tho debate and
the vote was then taken on his substi-
tute and resulted ayes 12.) nays 57.
The vote then recurred on the mo-
tion to ndopt Mr. Browning's substi-
tute which resulted ayes -15 nays !!0
and the substitute was adopted in lieu
of the senate bill.
Mr. Prank moved to consider the
substitute by sections and that con-
sideration 1)0 postponed until to-morrow
morning. Tlio motion prevailed
and tlif- house adjourned.
The senate passed the bill for the
payment of the balance due J. B.
Smith temporary capital contractor
and It reached the house to-day -where
it will probobly pass with but little
opposition. The amount claimed by
Smith was considerably reduced us
was to bo expected.
The Austin mossbacks are up
in arms against the bill
introduced bv Mr. Ten ell to allow the
city to Issue $100000 In bonds for street
anil soweraj'o purposes.
Mr. Browning made a gallant light
for the. substitute and won tho light
to-day but this was a preliminary en-
gagement and if ids pet measure holds
its own against thesnower of amend-
ments which will attack it from all
sides then and not until then will his
victory be complete.
The governor decided to-day tofurtlicr
investigate the cose of Wyntt Banks
sentenced to bo hung in Robertson
county and for Hint reason has granted
a respite until the 2.'lrd inst.
The treasurer received $65000 to the
account of the general reyenuo and
$15000 to the school fund.
The attorney-general has not yet
rendered an opinion on the school
land question but ho advises tho
treasurer not to receive any more
first payments on lands in Presidio
county. He thinks it is n question of
serious doubt us to whether the llrst
payment should be received on that
class of lands since the passage of the
act of Pobruary 3 1883.
A grand banquet is now in progress
at tho Raymond House tendered the
members of the legislature and other
oMIciuis by the citizens of Austin.
Marriage of tho Ex-President of the
Raleigh N. C. Marcii 14. At 11
o'clock to-day at Tokay the residence
of Hon. Wharton J. Green four miles
from Fayeltevllle Judge Dtvid Davis
was married to Miss Addlo Burr.
Tt was a nuiot weddlnc and only a i'nw
guests Hev. J. C. Hulked otllclating
with the ISpIscojjb" Services. Tlie
presents wcro nuiiienius aim eusuy.
At one o'clock tho couple left o the
steamer Murchlson specially prejared
and beautifully deeoniicd lor Wil-
mington. Judge Davis arriveil Satur-
day night and was entertained nt
Tokay'h. He was accompanied by
Judge Otto Mr. nnd Mrs. Thatcher
Mr and Mrs. Cook and Miss
Cook. Tho bride is a native
of Massachusetts but her parents have
resided in Illinois. Her nunt married
Captain Ellen- and by him had a
a daughter. She was (hen married to
General Green of Carolina who pre-
vious to the marriage hud n son Whar-
ton J. Green who Intermarried with
Miss Kllery. Miss Burr Is an accom-
plished and elegant lady of thlrty-llvo
and has mudo her homo chiefly with
Mr. and Mrs. Greeu. Tho bridal party
will mako it tour of tho north and
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Nashville March 14. James L.
Martin general manager of the Nash-
ville competitive military drill to bo
held hero In May was found dead in
a water closet at Tavcjo's stationary
and blank book establishment this
morning ut U o'clock. Cause heart
Atlanta Gn. March 14. Last night
Col. John B. Gander of the governor's
stati; in attempting to Jump from a
railway train was run over and both
legs cut off and severe wounds Inflict-
ed on the head. It Is thought lie will
die. - T
EOBT WORTH TEXAS
Terror to tho SportsA Maniac
Heavy Flno Saorigerfcst
S)iictul to tlxiOur.otto.
Dallas Maich 14. Tho ease or the
state against J. P. fhnith. cltycdltor
or the Dallas ItcraM indicted on the
charge of criminal libel occupied the
county court nil day. Tho alleged li-
bel consisted In having published some
mouths ago the statement that thejury
before whom H. E. Cownrt was tried
for killing .iudgo Thurmond were
drunk and conducting themselves dis-
gracefully instead of properly deliber-
ating on tlio casu tho night before re-
turning their verdict. The case against
Smith was ably argued by the counsel
before Judge Burke and resulted
in tho dlschargo of .Smith.
Hon. W L.Crawford mndo one of
the grandest speeches ever listened to
in Dallas in defense of tho freedom of
J)electivo Jack Duncan to-day
arrested two strangers giving
the names of Charles O'Donnell mid
PatNolunas thu parties who robbed
i no posi-omeo nt i orris. Texas on
Monday night by blowing open tho I
safe. On their persons were a llo.sk of
blasting powder and several pocket-
books stolen from tho store In which
the nost-ofilco Is Incited and n quilt
which had been stoleu'froni an Kast
Dallas boarding house. Tho
burglars at Perrls used a quilt soaked
in water.and wrapped it mound tlio
siifo to deaden the sound. This quilt
was iduntlded as tho stolen one and
O'Donnel and Nolan identified as hav-
ing stopped at (ho houso (lie nlyht it
wits stolen. They aro evidently pro-
Tho grand jury Is creating
a sensation among the sports.
Tho first day of their delib-
eration they have returned forty-six
Indictments and caused thirty-eight
arrests for gambling. The report is
current that tho sheriff his deputies
several judges tho mayor marshal
city council and police force are to bo
Indicted for not taking measures to
close up the gambling houses and
houses of ill fame.
Glenn the young chemist who recent-
ly became iusauo studying his science
has becomo so violent that the jailor
has had to put him in n straight
A. B. Rust was lined In the county
court last night 750 and the costs
for beating his wife.
Tho committee has extended all
tho courtesies of tho coming Samger-
lesi to tno btato I'ress Association in-
cluding the exercises at which only
slugeis are usually allowed to be pres-
ent. An interesting cao was disposed of
in tho district court to-day by tho
granting of a divorce to Rad-
ford Thomas a prominent col-
ored citizen against hlR wife
Liz.ie Thomas. It was urged that ills
consort had been too friendly with a
Baptist parson by tho name of Rich-
ard White. The evidence is racy but
not tho proper thing for publication.
Lizzio is much of a christian and lias
it is alleged exhibited a fondness tor
itinerant ministers for several months
past that did not exactly agree with
her husband's notions. White is the
pastor of a church in Robinson county
and the editor of a religious Journal
entitled tho Jlunncr.
The Visit of General Diaz An En-
raged Lover Commits Murder.
Kpooitil i tlioOuKorto.
San Antonio March 14. General
Diaz and party arrived at seven o'elock
this morning and wero met at the de-
pot by General Anger and stall' and
escorted to government headquarters.
On approaching seventeen guns were
fired. Tho party was received at the
post by General N. B. Sweetzer in
command of troops drawn in line and
wore reviewed by General Diaz.
Leaving the post they visited tho
commanding oncers resniimco aim
were received and entertained by tho i
nrtlfin-K mill lti.!ln. 'I'Iilv ili-iinrtoil at 111
and go direct to 8t. Louis thence to
Now York where they will be the
guests of General Grant.
W. J. Whitman formerly of Chica-
go was killed at Pearsoll yesterday lly
a negro mimed Geo. Stiles Whitman
was merchandizing and employed a
girl to cook and wash for him. Stiles
was engaged to tlio girl and being in-
formed that Whitman was living with
her met him on tho common and be-
gan firing with a live-shooter. Whit-
man fell after tlie fourth shot when
Stiles put three more cartridges in the
pistol and walked up and sent four
more balls through Whitman as ho
lnv dvliiL'. Stiles then fled. Tho nf
fiilrwns witnessed ov nu
man who could not rcstriln the mur
Governor Butler Creates a Sensation
Boiton fnrch 14. A fccnsation was
created in the legislature fo-day by a
iiifeMflira from Governor Butler vetoing
tho bill making an appropriation for
expensive and various charltablo and
reiormaiory insuuuiwiis. uv y i
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J? . i i.... .li'.i. ir..t
tions for onureiy uivenw wujwin. riv
niintiM this method as applied to con
gressional appropriations where it isa
great bar to satisfactory legislation
Mot of the appropriations in the bill
appropriations ior oisumi " it'" v ' v ' ""-"'
boino of which are objection- and eausages.
others not and aie Luta Ilarve March H.i ho evident
r ;..i.. .1 in. kivui nifainB jonu waisn is niHuiueieiii io
THUHQDAY MARCH "J5
ho nays are for tho payment or salar-
ies expense nnd cost of supervision
of tho state alm-lum-e work-houo
primary schools and reform schools
and lie esuuiates disappropriations for
salaries at bl.tyuttic per cent of tho
amount to bo expended for the nmhv
tennwo m these Institutions. Sala-
ries have been Increased rather than
diminished lie is convinced the
commonwealth employs muro nftlccra
and agents than necessary to do its
hiitfuorti and that the state Institu-
tions are managed with unnoeesMrv
oxlravngimfc. Ho declined to bo re-
sponsible for such n bill and won't al-
low It to become u bill without his ap-
proval as he might. Tho
plea that all appropriations
are audited and supervised by the
Rluto auditor n a protection against
robbery Is not correct as his business
is but to examine tlio arithmetical
features of these accounts rather than
to go behind them and ascertain if
honesty characterizes tho transactions
they roprescut. Tho governor returns
tin-hill unopened nsklnu the hxlslti-
turotopass another bill cutting otf
largo amounts of salaries
and plaolng proper cheeks
on the expenditure of money so It can
be known how It lias been spent nnd
to where it has gone.
Providence H. I. March II. The
Independent state convention to-day
nominated Win. Hpmguu for governor
without dissent A commltteo of
seven was appointed Io confer with
other organizations uieanlmr
of the state- tieket.Tho democratic state
convention will meet next Tuesday.
No very prominent men In Spiagues
Gladstone Makos a Sovero Speech
and Donotinccs Parnoll's Land
Moro Socialists Arrected Tho French
Republic Bolng Led to Ituin.
London March 11. In thohuusnof
commons to-duy Pornoll moved it sec-
ond reading of his bill amending the
land act. Ho said the agitation lu lie-
land must continue to increase until
the net is amended.
Chaplin conservative moved the
rejection of Parnoll's bill.
Thomas Dickson liberal supported
the measure because It embodied the
proiriamine adopted by the conference
Gladstone said the law was far moro
elUelent than "Parncll had described.
He said Parnell'a amendment would
be virtually to.rcmodfl tile land net.
Gladstone strongly denounced Par-
uell's statement that the court Imposed
rackrents. Ho insisted the tenants
were willing to pay tho rents fixed by
tho courts. Ho hoped Purnell would
give naslstauco that a new crusade
Mould be conducted in a strictly legal
manner. It would bo In violation of
tho duly of the government to
demand further sacrifices from land
Gladstone's remarks were repeated-
ly cheered by tho (ory members.
Tlie second readiiiir of Parnell's bill
was then rejected by n vote of sixty-
three ayes to twoncy-11 Vo nays.
Marseilles March 1 1 DoLossons
has embarked for" Tunis to direct tue
surveys in progress to convert the
Desert of Sahara into connection with
the inland sea.
London Marcii 14 A meeting of
tho Irish Scotch and KngllMh mem-
bers of parliament was held yesterday
at which It was decided to rorm a po-
litical commltteo with tlio view of In-
formlmr public opinion In reuard
to Irish reform. Tho committee Is
quite an impartial one and no Par-
nellltes arc connected w'di It.
St. Petersburg March 11--A woman
mimed Kfgarnu Important Nihilist
who arranged tho murder of General
Stretnlkofl'at Odeu in JSS2. has been
The Intestines of prluco Gorls-
chakoflihuvo been sent to Freiburg to
be nnalylral. Tho piliic" died at
tlie villa of his German niMreHs with
whom he became actiuainted during
thoslttimrof tho IJprlin coucrcss
Lisbon. March 1 1. The existence of
the black hand society has been dis-
covered In the northern part of Por
tugal Several members were arrested
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? fw i Hl! l.wu.U
Paris Marcii 14. --The report that
Givvy Intended to resign the presl-
denov iiiseiiil-oillelnlly denied
Paris March 14. Count DeChuni-
hers answering an address presented by
four hundred worklngmen of Lyons
auld the public was Infallibly leading
Pnm co to ruin.
St. Petersburg March li.Scveml
person Hispccted of being nihilists
navij been captured oil VasllI Island.
The suicide of Mokofl". president
; of the committee for reguhllng the so
cial cnhdition or the itussluu Jews
w.is connected with u monetary de-
fault. Boemo. Marcii 14. Tho federal
i counsel has Intimated to Dr. Cramer
(uiteu Mates cnarge u aiiairs mat
lie Is credited to the fedrutlon uiid not
to Cartons. Tills is in connection with
(Iraniers recent demand on the pre
fect of Boerne for the punishment of
some persons who created a disturb
ance In IheMctuodlfct church of which
he Is a patron.
Herlhi M.areli 14. Blsmurk has
written to biindcsreth iccoiuniendlntr
to pievent the evasion of tlio law that
hoir nroducU bo only admitted into
tlie country on attested proof
that thev aro not from
America. A decree wus gazetted pn-
hibltiug tho importation or Aiucnea.ii
hrurraiitJita extradition. Walsh will
l llkdy ucoii)iMtny Byrne and wife
UuriinlnV fft A ttmfitA.
Oueenstown. March 11. The ship
Oberon from San Prunclco reports tlie
disabled steamer Gardenia fleering for
r iisi&.n iintr iinumiiik iiinininiiir hjicii'u iiiiimiii
J0S1M AND SMITH.
Tho Two Mysterious Characters Agi-
tating tho Star Routo Court
Counsel and Jury
They Have- All Hoard tho Kamos
Beforo But DlfTor as to Whom
Secretary Tolgor Still Confined
His Room President Arthur's
Washington March 14. In tho
star route trial this morning Wilson
called Win. 11 Turner. Ho is tho
only defendant who was acquitted as a
result of tho first trial Ho
said ho entered tho post
onlcedepaitinontiisn first-class rlcrk
lu July ISO-). He was Mibocquoiitly
route bureau clerk mid afterwards cor-
responding oloik being assigned In
187. to the Pacific states division. He
had nothing to do with the prepara-
tion of tho advertisement of Novem-
Wilson asked If the witness over
had a eOnfeteuco with any of tlie de-
fendant's relative to that advertise-
ment mid tho court ruled out tho
question upon objection by the prose-
cution Ho knew Miner and Rerdclllntho
spring of 1878. Hud known Vnllo for
ten years Nover had been specially
uttinuuo in ms acquaintance with
Dorsoy. Speaking of the degree of in-
timacy existing between them thode-
fendant said that inter tho division or
routes lu 1S77 Hordcll and Vnllo
would meet In tho deimitineut with-
out sneaking. Rcrdcll had nothing to
do with Miner's routes alter thatdalo
and Miner had 410 control owr the
routes managed by Hcidett.
A paper connected Willi (he Kuwlhis
Wlillo liver louto was piesehted tho
witness lly said tho alteration run
erasure or eighty hours and insertion
of forty-llvo hours) lmd been made by
himself to save tlio trouble of making
upn now ease. Tho petitions weio
never nltored while in tho department.
Wilson inquired K he hint over re-
ceived money mining slocks or other
consideration from any of defendant
to Inlluenee his action In connection
whh the routes.
The pnwoeutloii objected because
the witness was now n parti to the
N llson reloirod to the evidence con
Tho court usiceu how Jones fuui heou
connected with tho witness.
ingcrsoll called attention to tho tes-
timony of Kerdell and MoVcaiih where
jn they Miut'gnat'l Jones" wnsun alius
Merrick said tho question- was
no more pertinent than the evidence
of Record on n similar point. If (lie
witness was ul.owed (0 touch upon
I he subject the government would feel
called upon to rebut Ids testimony.
Dayldgo said they pioposml to provo
by tho witness IhaJ Rcrdcll had un-
The court did not hco how the oiler
would fulfil the proposition if Iter-
dell had said lie saw tho money puld
Tho ovldenpo ollbrod julghl
bo used to contradict him
Witness iippdiilcd;to tho court to id.
low hint to answer the (question but
the judge bado him remain silent un-
til tlie question hud been passed upon.
IhgcrsolL in explanntlon of tho of-
ror assoiteu the pencil memorandum
wiiBnotpenul.no but was in whole or
part made by Rcrdcll. it was a pari
or the defense to show that Brady as
"Smith" never received n cepl; that
Turner as "Jones" never received
a cent. Suppose it should turn out
that not a solitary cent had been puld
to Brady or to Tumor'.' Ho thought
It would establish the fuel that (ho
pencil memorandum was uof genuine
or that (ho meaning put 011 It was ab-
solute perjury. It would establish the
fact that Rcrdcll had maliciously and
falsely put 11 wrong meaning on the
entries. Tho question was
whether ho did not Write
the memorandum himself for the pur-
pose of purchasing his llbeity from
the government. Tho defense wanted
to go fin (her and prove by others
whom Rerdell salu had received
111 limy was false
Blf characterized the oiler as a
ftlde-Issue. not calculated to show
Whether Rordell told the truth.
Tho court reviewed MoVeagh's tes-
timony upon tho point lu question. It
had been given against Rerdoll thou a
defendant. Would tho evidence of
the witness that ho received no
monevi prove the falsity of Mc-
Ingcrsoll said It would prove the
falsity oUtcrdell's statement hut the
court did not concede It Would not
provo that Rerflcli had carried out
Dorsey's directions in mulling entries.
True (lie witness might never have
received a cent yet Doncy might
have directed Rerdell to mako tho
entry if tlio witness' statements are
title then Dorsey might have had
Wllbon said tho prosecution had of-
fered the evidence to show tho Im-
proper use of money by Doreoy ami it
nas but fair that they should nave an
npiortuu(ty to dlspiovt It The de-
fense should not be compelled (o meet
the whole case at once They should
be allowed io dlspiovu It and no on 0110
lugareoll inquired if the court would
allow Dorsey to swear that ho never
made that memorandum and m-ver
paid money to Turner.
The court answered ''Certainly."
Ingcrsoll said of.cottroo ho could
strengthen Dorsey's (tbnony by Tur-
ner who would swear ho never got tho
money. It made no diflercnco which
end of tho Inquiry they began at.
Davldgo said Dorsey was under no
compulsion logo on thestuinl.
Tlie courtsuld It might lead to the
evasion or the rule of law requiring
the best evidence '
Ingcrsoll "Von mean tho books?"
Court-" Ves." '
lugersoll.-" 1 hnve wild again
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VOIi. 7 KO. 74.
d ft lhl tho hooks spoken of bv
llerdoll my client never saw. JiV
Will o swear. Tho books Rerdell said
ho got from Now York 1 will prove-
ho never got. 1 will prove my vllent
never saw or heard of tlirao books be-
fore the beginning of these eases. 3 To
may have kept. Homo private account
Tho court-"! mean stub books"
lngersoU-"Thoy hnd nothing
to do with the six hundred
entry tigalhst Jones. When It contra
to that I wll provo there wore no such
books and if allowed 1 will piovo il)
oheok oyer existed as described bv
l'he court wild It could not ndmlt
tweoudury evidence Upon a pledge
showing that there was no primary
lnsewoU inquired liow I hoy could
proceed olherwlso when tho books did
Tho court said that It lmd never been
lugersoll expressed nhhllng tsnili-
denco In his ability to show tho fiddly
MeirtCk contested tho position taken
bylngorsolh Ho said ho had studi-
ously endeavored as a professional
Rcntloman to restrain wltnessis from
dnigglnglnthonnniusof outsldo per-
sons and when thai hud been dono.he
had endeavored to havo all ueh mun-
tlon ojccluded II asked whv tho do-
fenso did not put Brady on iho stand
to swear ho did not get tho luonev.
Ho had proved Brady to bo Identi-
cal with Smith but hud expressly re-
frained from proving Tumor to be
Ciirpontor and Wilson wero An (heir
feet at this point making earnest an- -peals
to the court to anest Merrlok's
remarks. Klnnlly Hccuiing thonlteu-
tlon or the court Carponier bitterly
ftilgmutlxcd Merrick's statonieut re-
uanllng tho defendant taking tho
stand as unprofessional and illegal.
The court did not see whorolh lb
was illegal It must appear that the
defendant had notgouo on tlio stand
and that could not ho until the oloso of
Wilson entered a formal objciillon "
and charged Menial: with ulterior
motives In making Iho remark.
Morrlck denied any such motives
lie acknowledged that in tho first
trial ho hud doiit what lie could to
force them but thorn was
no necessity. He proceeded to
explain his remarks but tho court said '
It could not allow htm to Ingraft thu
Impression created by his previous re-
marks deeper In his explanation.
Merrick replied ho would stop. The '
court ujsorved its decision until after
Although Seorctury i-'olgur Is still
conllned to his bed ho is considered
tiiucn holier to-day Tho riuuorn
which have boon revived concerning
tho seeietary's Intention to resign in
favor of Crowley appear to have
110 moro foundation than when first
started IiihL siliimiul.
Madagascar envoys took olllulnl
loavooftho president this afternoon.
Thoy leave fo-moriow (ut Now York.
Tho attorney general hits appointed
J. S. Wise of Virginia as spcoial coun-
sel to assist in the prosecution of the
Virginia election cases.
Whllelhu president Is still some-
what IndlsjiOHcd ho Is at-
tending to duties us usual. Ho
received a largo number of
visitors to.duy Thu arrangements
for Ids proposed trip to Portress Mon-
roe uro not yut completed nor has
anything been settled with regard to
(ho contemplated lour in thu south.
He will probably nuilto a visit to Por-
tress Monroe this week if other en-
Thostntemeiifof tho United States
treasurer shown gold and silver nnd
United States notes lu tho (reosurv to-
day us follows. Gold coin uiid "littl-
llon. 7l!lhS7.mH; sliver dollar and
bull 011. SHK.il.'iMl.'i: fractional silver
coin $127(171077; I 'nltcd States notes
ir.70lH77; total .'W87&il7. Cuitlll-
eaiesouiKiiinuinggoi(i frnraj7W: fill-
Vffr$7Wlil2 ciirrency 510110000.
Hoforo Secrclury PoJger was taken
sick he said the vacancy caused br
the rcslimatlon of (Jllllllun
Mould lio filled by (ho promotion of
tho (ilUcois of that bureau. The only
person considered in that conuoellou
aro Assistant Treasurer Wymnii and
Graves of tlio redemption iigonoy. It
UftliiU'd p'tlllvcIynttho Whltohouso
to-day Hint the ajipoliitmcnt will !('
made as soon as Secretary Polger
makes known Id wishes' in ttio mnt-
leriuid Unit ho has only to settle be-
tween Wyniah ami Graves Tho lat-
ter is now regarded as Iho secretary'
cholot' Tho appointment will lm an-
nounced us soon as tho secretary is
able to resume duties
Chicago March II Thl morning
at the request of tlio Hoard of Trade
tho Western Lnlon Telegraph compa-
ny ccaseo' to Ziupjily market reporls to
tho open board and the wire con-
necting It with (ho regular board were
cut. Tills wim n surprise as (ho tin
dorttaiidlngof tho open board people
was that (hey were not to bo molested.
Not having joined the bucket .shop
hi (lie legal fight wild
open board had been able (o continue
iiiislness by getting the quotations 'of
Chh'Hgo market now Milwaukee and
The fuel (hat a morigago for lJSOJKKJ
by tho largo firm of
Page. Dixon & Conijuiny thin
city (0 is. Griggs Was filed for record
Monday and (hid its senior member
S. B Piige committed suicide Sunday
have given rio (o u repoit of the
financial embarrassment of (ho firm
but (ho local press contradicts tlio .re-
port. No CVeiiintloii.
Hurrisburg Pa. March lh Among;
iho bills Introduced to-day Ju tho sen'
ate wasVjne(opn'Vcii((lie htlrning or-
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VlLIIIUlll'H Ml JIUIJIUI1 liinnw w .
miiki'! Hie penalty tt violation a tine.
of not icWtban fcvxior more than '
000 and lui)irisumcut not less tliajl
oneormorotlian thrco year solitary
con flu cm cut.
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