Fort Worth Daily Gazette. (Fort Worth, Tex.), Vol. 7, No. 77, Ed. 1, Sunday, March 18, 1883 Page: 1 of 8
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FORT WORTH. TEXAS. SUNDAY. TvrATinTT is. iftft.'i "" " " VAT '- - '
ite Signers of Texan' Declaration of
Indopeuuenco wecoivo tno Ben-
flork Finally Ecgun on tho Land Bill
and several occuonB Amended
L Refusal to Take Up tho Bill on the
Speaker b Table Legislative
I.4jcln to UinOiiKotln.
Austin. March 1". Mr. Davis Intro
faced a 1111 1 authorize the bringing
f .nulla against oiuc.orn oi mo execu
te- .. .. .
Mr. rowier cancel up mo bin to
Is tlio boundaries ot j.eo county.
II r. Martin culled up tho hill to uu-
.horlzo S. Crosby to construct a boom
cross tno arazos near Waco. J0-
Mr. Jones called up tho bill to nti-
liorizo county commissioners to
suo bonds to creel court-houses and
Mis. Passed. 4 .
Mr. Cooper called up tno Dill to pro-
Ido for patenting certHlcates Issued
ot'onfedei.tto soldiers veterans and
Igners of tlio tlcclnrutioil of indepen
Air. Cooner ollored toumcud bv lulli
ng "that the land shall not be appro-
rated losatisiy inosaiei land cert til-
ates until the one million acres sot
side to tlio university Is surveyed and
ft apart. "
.Mr. ijavis opposed tno
mcudiucnt and characterized the
adversity as an asylum for tho broken
own noliticlaiiKMin institution for the
ich and destined lie said to bo a curse
b tho state.
Mr. Terrell in reply severely criti-
ied tlio remark of Mr. Davis and
aid a IiIl'Ii tribute to Governor Hob-
rtsaud Chlef-jtiHtice Gould whom lie
laid were alluded to in the remark of
Mr. Peacock ollered a sub-
lime for tlio amendmeiil
rovidlng that tlio land certificates
mil not be located within the limits
if the territory set aside for tlio survey
if one million acres for tlio university.
-Mr. Tavlor ollered to amend bv
rovidlng that persons to whom the
rtliJeates are issued snail nave tnree
onths after this act goes into cfloet
locate tho same holoro purchasers
mil be entitled to make location.
Mr. Glblw ollered a substitute
at none of the land
all 1)0 opened to the location of tho
rtilleates unless they aro in tho
urns and nciuauy owncu oy inoorig-
til grantee or his legal heirs and he
till make nmduvit to mis lael and
e further fact that ho lias never dis
ced of tho Hiune. Adopted.
Mr. Matlock ollered to amend by
ovldlng that certificates may be lo
lled upon any oi ino nuunc iiuuis not
henviso appropriated. Adopted.
Mr. Getzandaner offered to amend
rovidlng that none of tho certificates
eretotbre locaicd shall bo lloated to
Main any of tho benefits of tills ad.
Mr. Travlor offered to amend by
lovlding lor a survey of tho school sec-
Adjourned till ::j). m.
Tho (inestlon was on tlio engross-
lettt of tho bill pending at ndjourn-
lunt. it was taken up and read.
Mr. Martin moved to postpone fur-
her consideration until Monday to
ermlt the necessary correct ions.
Tliu joint resolutions instructing the
ttornev-sreiieral to brintr suit oirulnst
lie Houston & Texas Central Railway
r nionev due the school fund from
lie Washington county railway was
i ken up.
The committee amendment appro-
rlatiiiL' S:i.r00 instead of $10000 to nay
he expenses of the suit and authoriz-
ng the attorney concrai to ompioy as-
istunt counsel was lost and tho resolu-
Mr. stratton called up mo oiu
mending tho mmrantino law by lu-
rwislnir the nenaltv for Us violation
vlth the house lunendment. Tlio
iniiidincnt was concurred iu and tne
Tho president laid before tlio senate
lie (Sunday law bill with house amend-
Mr. Kleberg moved that tho
JUi'te refuse to recede from
is amendments and thai a
'Munlttoo of free confercneo be up-
Mr. Pfonfler nmvoil a call of the scu-
te. Kei oihIkiI mid Mverol members
iH'iit and tlio bill went to the table.
i tie president laid before tne senate
lull to establish a reformatory farm.
M" Simmon called up the bill
I'a 'ni. ni the law and fixing tho tlmo
i Homing courts for civil and prouuto
On motion of Mr. Travlor the resolu-
ion should tho house refuse to act on
t U'Usniiiiln ilm t;iwwl'il nriler forThurs-
JMuidit was referred to a special com-
HP. Matlock called up the joint res.
'utiijiu requesting our representatives
'iiongnsa to use their best oflbrts to
w an elllclent nyHtoni of quarantine
5tati)uiu.l in Tiiinpf Inn with the
Mt'Xlcan government. Passed.
ilieb 111 I Ivit. . the nenaltv asraiiiht
Uwav engineers who neglect to ring
rue boll or stoi trains at crossings
Un? bill i-l urn trim' the manner of np-
f'lttiig huperintendents of
asyjupis by relieving
lrovRNiiir from the
'(pointing ixwerv passed.
Mr Prvniijiruinv.xl to susncnd tlio
rular order and dlstxwe of the bills on
?iJ)X)ldtorH inhln mi their tlllrtl read-
-Mivr hqiiio discussion uie mun
Availed to suspeud tho rulw but the
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nycs ami nayn being called tho house
refused to take up tho bllln jitillcnlud.
Tho land bill came up as
the regular order and the nucs-
!!rV iVa9 tm . Hlu 'ciutnicnt
of Mr. J; rank to strike out tho word
"leaso" in the first section. Tho vote
was taken unexpectedly without de-
bate and resulted ayes !U nays 49.
The Hcctlon was then adopted as it
came from tlio senate.
section two which provides that
there shall bo created a state land
board which shall be conmosod of the
governor attorney-general comptrol-
ler treasurer secretary of stato and
commissioner of tho general land
ofilee who shall exercise tlio powers
and perform the duties hereinafter
Mr. Townsend moved to strike out
the word "governor" and gavo as his
reason that tlio chief executive wns al-
ready on more or the stato boards than
he could attend to.
Mr. Drowning- moved as a substitute
that tlio whole section bo Btrlcken
Tlio amendment and substitute
were defeated and the section adopted.
Section three was .then read.
It provides for tho classification of
the lands Into agricultural pasture
and timber lauds and ascertain which
tracts have water on them or1 border-
ing on them and cause a tabulated
statement of tho land In each count v
to bo made showing tlio number of
survey block quantity in caoli survey
and name of tho company or Individ-
ual to whom tlio certificate wns
granted the vnlno of the Improve
incuts and such other des-
cription and information as may be
Mr. Frymler offered an amendment
providing that tho board shall classify
only tho lands necessary.
several suDstllutcs lor this was
ollered and voted down after which
Mr. Frymier's amendment was lost.
Mr. &wnu ollered an amendment
providing for fixing each classllieatlon
into first and second classes. Lost.
Mr. Joiles ollered an amendment
that the board shall not classify lauds
already classed unless it bo necessary
to ascertain their value.
The amendment prevailed and tho
section was adopted.
Section four provides for the sale of
lauds at not less than $2 per acre for
.surveys of land without water on them
or bordering on tliein nor lor less titan
:?;! per acre for lands with permanent
water on them or bordering on them
nor for less than $o per acre for land
having timber thereon suitable for
lumber and classed as timbered lands.
Mr. White moved to strike out ?2 In
tho first Hue and insert $1.00.
Mr. Woods offered a substitute mak-
ing the amount $L'.r0.
Mr. Hrownlng- ollered a suostituto
for Mill Heel 1(111 bv lllllklllir tllO 1) lICCS
for watered agricultural lands &100
uuwatered $1.50 for pasture land S1.G0
and $1.00 per acre and SG.00 for lim-
Mr. Tucker moved the previous
question and the amendment and sub-
stitute were lost. The section was
Section five provides that surveys
having water on them or bordering
on them shall bo sold as a
whole and persons who were on tho
first of January 188;i actual settlers
upon such lands and have since been
such actual settlers shall haw the
rljrht for a period of six months from
tho time tlio loud Is placed upon the
market to purchase at the minimum
price fixed -by law survey upon which
the Improvements are situated not to
exceed 040 acres.
Mr McDaniel offered an amend-
ment changing tho feature
which provides ;that surveys
with water on them shall bo sold in a
body and not divided. lie was op-
posed to any surveys being ntoached
front tlio water conveniences.
After a vigorous debate tho amend-
ment was lost
Mr. Swan offered an amendment
looking to tlio protection of actual set-
tlors already on tho lands In question
bv allowing them to purchase at the
minimum price under tho law at the
time of settlement. Tho nmendment
Mr. Moursund offered an amendment
providing for tho sale of watered
lauds in quantities of not;; more than
KiO liores. and that settlers now on
said lands be ullowed to purchase at
tho minimum under tho present law.
Mr. Hill ollered an amendment that
It shall not apply lotimuer lands.
Mr. Frymler moved to except tho
Adjourned till 3 o'clock.
Tr iiwm-itinir Introduced a bill
trt iiuthorlzo tho secretary of
fctnti. to mireluiso appelluto court
reports volumes 1 - H ilP 0 7S
Mr. Cochrane offered a resolution
allowing each member of the house at
tlio proposed night session to mil up
his will bo laid over.
Mr.TlU-on offered a resolution for tho
consideration of joint resolutions laid
ovor. . . v
Mr. McDrlde Introduced a hill pro-
viding for tho inspection of horses be-
fore shipment under tlio regulations
which now oxlst us to cuttle.
Mr. Moore presented a petition from
citizens or liistland county against
the penitentiary leases.
Consideration or tho laud bill was
resumed tho quesltlon being on Mr.
Hill's amendment and Mr. lry-
ruler's proviso reserving minerals.
The latter was substituted by Mr.
Frank who placed It In n dllferent vor-
An interesting debate occurred on it
proposition by Mr. Foster of Grayson
that some interest In the minerals
should be conveyed with tho purchase
iu order to encourage research by set-
tlers. Ho offered an amendment to
convey a half Interest In
minerals and reserving the other hair
to the stato. It won Just.
Mr. HUPs amendment with Mr.
Frank's proviso were adopted and tho
section passed. A motion to rccon-
8 'Section g'lx provides that tlio land
When placed on the market shall bo
sold in the county or land district ifi
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w ..ff v.
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which H Is situated by such a system
of competition ns may bo presented by
said hind board provided no perron or
corporation either in person or as
an agent shall bo allowed to purchase
more than six hundred and forty acres
when tho same Is classed as agri-
cultural lands but when the same Is
classed as pasture land the same may
bo sold In quantities Co suit the pur-
chaser provided that lands classed
as agricultural shall bo sold to actual
settlers only unless It Is so situated as
to be used more advantageously in the
sale or lease of largo tracts of
land more sultablo for grazing pur-
poses. Tho board may In their dis-
cretion require tho purchaser of any
particular section of watered pasturo
laud tci take with tho samo such a
number of dry sections as they may
Mr. Dobertson of Williamson offered
to amend by striking oltt all of tho
first proviso and inserting "no person
or corporation shall bo permitted to
purchase more than 040 acres."
Mr. Browning offered a substitute
looking to the sale Of lauds to actual
settlers only In small quantities.
Mr. Dobertaon's amendment was
lost and tho question recurring on Mr.
Drowning's substitute it was adopted
by ayes forty-seven nays twenty-nine.
Mr. Dobertson moved to reconsider
tho vote Just taken after which tho
A ripple of merriment has been
caused at tho expense of a certain sen-
ator hero. Ho has nutdo quite a repu-
tation for economy in all of lis phases
and for that reason him been given the
vegetarian nanio of "Dutnbaga." Tho
laugh conies in because this senator
loft Austin the very day tho live dol-
lars per diem ran out and has not re-
Mr. Kendalls1 lostblll has been found
and it is thought tho kick made
over Its disappearance caused Its re
Dr. "Wallace of the recently appoint-
ed branch asylum board Is in the city.
Tho board will begin its tour of in-
spection about tlio middle of April.
Ro far the following places have
made application for tho asylum :
Fort "Worth Weatherford Mineral
Wolls Jelferson Mt. Vernon and De-
catur. Murehniant Little postmaster of
tlio house fell down tho slops to-day
and dislocated his ankle which will
force him to use crutches for some lit-
TheClA.K'rj'K reporter has learned
enough to know that when tlio Gibson
railroad substitute bill comes up next
Monday a lively and probably person-
al and bitter debate will occur.
It was rumored here to-day that
Hon. W. A. Baylor tho present mayor
ot Austin win prooimiy no appointed
probably bo annol
onllutnr . llmwuuvllln vl TIvni'H
whoso resignation has been asked for.
It is ald Savior's friends at Washimr
ton aro working in his interest but
that gentleman to-night fays ho has
inauo no application ma uccnucu u
further interview. His appointment
would be a good one as he is not only
one or tho most prominent representa
tives in tho stale but a man of lino
record and unquestionable personal
A children's masquerade ball with
over 100 attendants is now in progress
at Germania Hall It is given by the
Gorman Ladles' society lor tno uene-
of tho Hood BiiJferors.
Tlio comptroller has deposited ono
hundred thousand dollars with the
treasurer for tho saloof public domain
ilurlnc tho week.
Tho Pickwick Sporting Club of
Ran Antonio and the Delta College of
Grayson county filed charters to-day.
Tho treasurer' received fourteen
thousand txo huudred dollars on fifty
cent lands to-day.
McCulloush tho Eminent Tragedian
Prostrated With Sickness.
Cleveland Ohio March 17. John
McCullough. the tragedian who has
been suffering all tho week with a vio-
lent cold and threatened with billions
fever nevertheless appeared at the
opera-house every evening being each
day under tho caro of Dr. G O. K.
Weber and carefully nursed at tho
residence of Colonel Wil-
liam Edwards. After playing
VIrgluius last night he became worse
and unable to appear at tho matinee
or evening performance. To-day his
physicians ordered absoluto rest next
week. Consequently Win. Connor
ids manager canceled all date for
next week but hopes Mr. McCullough
will bo able to fill his engagements in
Washington tho following week. To-
day was the first tlmo .McCullough
ever disappointed an audience.
Memphis March :i7. A Helena
Arkansas special to the "Western As-
sociated Press suys tlm river declined
two inches during the last twelve
hours. It Is everywhere declining
nipidlv. The overflow Is disappear-
ing. It is falling iu some places oven
more rapidly than the river. The
weather N clear and wind westerly
and fears of further troubles are ban-
ished. Confidence Is hopefully re-
stored and planting operations being
pushed with vigor.
Ilrldgeport Conn. March 17-
"WhiloMrs Ann Rowland was kneeling
In trout of a stove faying her prayers
a live coal fell on her clothing sotting
It on fire. Sho Mas shockingly burned
and died this morning. Her three
daughters were badly burned In try-
ing to extinguish tho llamcs
Cincinnati O. March 17. Durgjura
early this morning broke a large hole
In tno plale-glas window of DmIiJ-
hulmer A Co.r Jewelry Horo on J-irth
and Walnut streets and stole Jewelry
In the show case valued at 3WK.
They escaped without obervanco of
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A Proposition to Bo Submlttod to Par-
liamonMn Behalf of Irish
Further Talk About tho Explosion-
More Communis tic Meetings
London March 17. Lord Dunra-
von Intends to proposo at the present
session of parliament motions In favor
of legislation In behalf of Irish labor-
ers and for a largo scheme of emigra-
tion in order to prevent i recurrence
of tho distress In Ireland.
Charles Wllto a German lawyer
and writer Is dead.
Examination shows that tho case
nnd contents of the explosive material
useu to mow up tno unices Thursday
Were exactly almllar to those fan nil
after the recent explosion in Glasgow.
Tho ship DUnsatrago from Calcutta
via Dundee for Liverpool bus been
wrecked on tho cojtst of Ahcnlmm.
shire and fifteen men besides a number
of women and children drowned
Sir Charles Dllko president of tho
local government board thinka the
explosion was au attempt to cause a
wide-spread destruction of property
and that the plot originated with tlio
managers of the skirmish fund.
Sir Win. Harcouttand othergovorn-
nient olllclals bellovo tho attempt was
directed against tho criminal inquiry
department which Is ndjaeent to tho
offices of tho local government board
Guards yoro doubled at the maga-
zines and military centers
Tho remains or tho late Hurl Marx
were burled at Hlgligato couiolorv to-
day. The funeral was private.
St. Petersburg .March 17. It Is
stated General Tonlashoif ox-iulnlsler
of the Interior has boon arrested in
connection with the defalcation . or
Matlelf who committed suicide re-
cently. Pcrsilleff. formerly director of
the postolllee has surrendered himself
to tnepoiicoand has eonlessod his Im-
plication in tho fraud
Paris March 17. Twenty-two com-
muhionisthummolsiind nieothiL's are
announced for to-morrow at various
parts or the city. It is probable tho I
Anarchists will not meet in Champ De-
Mars as was expected but will choose
another place unknown to the govern-
ment. The garrison of Paris will bo
confined iu their barracks to-morrow.
Provincial prelects have been ordered
to send telegrams to Paris every hour
to-morrow reporting the state afi'alis
In their respective Jurisdictions.
jjuruan Aiarcu i. rile wnoio
country on tlio border or Transvnl Is
In a state of anarchy. Natives nre
arming against the Doers. Chief
Mopoelik Lapaeh has just defeated tho
jjoers minuting a sovero loss.
Parts Mutch 17.-U Is settled that
Louiso Michel has lied to Switzerland.
Reassuring telegrams were received
from the prelects throughout tho
country. Precautious however are
taken in tho provinces to prevent nny
Dublin March 17. Dlggar arrived
iu Waterford yesterday to appear iu
court to answer the ohnrgoof uttering
sedislous language In a speech Inst
December. It is expected however
that the crown will apply lor a change
oi venue in disease.
A Destructive Blaso at Jacksonville-
Wtx.olul'to till (JllXlIt t.
Palestine March 17. Last night at
ten o'eloclafiru broke out in the cen-
tre of (ho business portion orlho town
or Jacksonville and spread rapidly in
volvlng nearly ihe entire Ilock de-
stroying nearly every store and busi-
ness house . iu tho town A great
portion of thestock of dlllorotit stores
was saved but the buildings entirely
destroyed. Loss roughly estlniahtd at
about twenty thousand. Ko los pf
lives. It was finally subdued by' pull-
ing down tho buildings and destroy-
ing a largoiimount of properly.
Now Orleans .March 17.-The steam-
boat Grand Isle which took the place
or the lost Yazoo a Dayou Macxmaud
Teiwus packet burned at Wllooi'i's
Landing Rluck river Tlmrsdayaftor-
noon. The boat ami cargo of three
hundred bales of cotton ami 000 fucks
or seed arota total Ions. IS'o lives lost
Th.t lwf n'litf vnlm.jl fif &. ftftft til.Mfju!
..IV lirn f..rT . .. v't V v-"-'"' ...CTI.. VI.
in tlio Xow Orleans Insurance Com-
pany for CijO.uOO The cargo was also
Detroit. sMitrch 17 A fire this
morning burned the round-house of
the Wabash railroad and two freight
engine. Two men wcie arretted on
suspicion of setting tho fire. Loss
MO.OOl) to $.10000.
Eliot .Maine .March 17.Tlie Port-
land Saco & Portsmouth freightand
pwtricuguKAtullon was entirely burned
this morning and contents including
furniture tickets etc.. weredestroyed.
The purt-6filee building was consider-
ably damaged and mall lost
A Savingu'Bank Oashlor Found Guilty
PllUbulg' March 17. Tho case of
tho Commonwealth against Samuel
Ruth defaulting cashier of tho Wash
ington Savings Dank of Washington
Pa. was given to tho Jury at II this
morning and at vo this afternoon
tnoy returned a vwnct oi guilty a
motion in arrest of judgment was then
made. Tjio charges against Jluth were
rorirery and larceny ny wmen I
his" employees on Anrl) j
11. 188:1 were compelled to HUspond on
account or ins dermcuion. Alter sus-
pension it was found his accounts were
over?100000 in arrears lie confessed
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toliav nir taken the money . anil miu
his ruin was caused by grnlu simula
tion upon Investigation It was round
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that lor two years tolfuf nrscver"vlu
lmdbeeu speculating on the Imnk'a
money nnd that during that time he
had received a largo amount from de-
positors which he'd gave eoittlleatea
for pocketed the money and made no
entry. Tho bank ordered the osstvs-
nienl but A.. Wickey n stockholder
refused to pay his amount and nutdo
information ngainsf Huth charging
cmbezxlcment ami forgery and with
making false returns to tho United
States Internal revefiue department.
Tho Irish Saint Remombcrod by tho
Natlvos Throughout tho United
States and Canada
Stroot Parados and tho Colouration of
High Mass Followed by Balls
BlHH'hil to llinOuKt-tto.
Galveston. March 17-St. Patrick's
Day was observed by the Ancient Or-
der of Hihcrnla and tho Catholic
Knights or America. These two so-
cieties celebrated tho day by a parade
through the principal streets In the
moinltu: and attending ponllflcn!
mass celebrated by DlsltOp Gallagher
at St. Mary's Cathedral. Tomlghl the
Emmctt llcuevoleut Society Is giving
a imu at ino Artillery Jiau wnututn-
otherunder the auspices of the Ancient
Order of Hlberulu Is In progress at
Now York March 17-Tho Irish
societies celebrated St Patrick's day
In this city by u parade through most
of the up-towu streets ending with a
lame open air ineollnir in one of the
East side parks whore addresses were
made by dltleieut speakers Patrick
Eagan occupied n carriage iu the pro-
cession and among others prevent was
Patrick O'Mcara as u representative
of tho Irish societies of Montreal A
largo number or spectators we're along
the loute. Tho most Reverend Mlcluel
A Carrlgan D. I). colobralcd
solemn pontifical mass at St. Patrick's
Cathedral and A paragyrlo was dellv-
ered by Rev. Michael W. Lilly A P.
provisional general of the Dominion
Montreal Mutch 17. Notwlthstithd-
! Imr. II has been tihowimt! since day
light Hi. Patricks day was observed
with the usual parade of (ho various
soeltlcs Mas1! win celebrated at St.
Patricks church On Its' conclusion
Father Colllgliuin preached au elo-
quent sermon iu which he ticated the
Irish question iu a moderate and sen-
Ottawa March 17. Pings at various
public buildings Ju honor of St. Pat-
rick's Day. i procession or services
were held HI. Patrlck'a church con
cert will lie-hold this evening iu aid of
the distressed people In Ireland.
Washington March 17 Thovarioiin
I visit societies or thu district paraded
this morning In honor or St. Patrick's
day. The wi'athor was bright upd
beautiful and the knights presented a
splendid appearance. Tho president
Secretary Lincoln ami Senator Logan
stood upon the stops uf the executive
mansion anil reviewed the procession
as It passed through the White House
Chleairo. March 17. Tho Irish so
cieties paraded In force In honor of 8(.
Pittsburg March 17 A movement
Is on foot to have Dukes Indicted lor
sending obscene literature through
tho malls. United States poMaloiJl-
elals say thu letters written by Dukes
to Captain Kutt Justify his arrest for
an infraction of the Uifllcd States laws
governing the transmission
Tito penalty is one
year in thopeni-
The ViruuMt' Bollo Vernon Pa.
special says the report that J W. Am-
along a Juror lit the Duke ease has
been assaulted Is not true Citizens
express great indignation but have
not resorted to violence.
Montreal March 17. There Is great
excitement in tiie financial mid com-
mercial elrules over the fuel that tho
Dapk of Montreal has taken out n war-
rant for the arrest of Thos. Hodgson a
great produce merchant for obtaining
advances from tho bank oil falio pre-
tenses. The .Mceuhud lniH abiedhded
and it Is wild neveral other local bonks
have also been stuck by tho defaulter
who was supposed to ho one of tho
richest merchants hero. The stock
market Incompletely demoralized ow-
ing in tho losses the bank will likely
sustain by tho delinquency
Council Dltiffs In. March 17 An
accident befell a freight raln on the
Chicago : Northwestern railway last
night near Woodbine n small place In
Harrison county. The entire train
was ditched n switch havliijf been
thrown open The engine and ten
eawloadod with coal and jjrath top.
pled over making a bad wreck. En-
gineer Geo L. Smith laid Imtkcmnn
J If Lertlse wen Instantly killed
and firemen E. L Montgomery badly
Rloomiiigton 111 March 17.
Freight trains of the ( 'htettgo & Alton
and IIH110I Central eamo Into colli
nloo nf Wirniul vKtnrliiv. Kfuht AI.
ton ears were loaded with cjiftlo and
the Illinois Central ongiiicaml senvml
ears were thrown from tbe tr.ick.
Some of tho cattlo wero killed ad the
care were all badly wrecked- Thecatwc
of the accident was not determined
but it h believed to become mlsUndert
standing of signals
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Philadelphia March !7.-Dr. Wil-
liam O. Forbes dt'iuoiiHtrator f auat-
omy In the Jciforfcon Medical CoJIcxc
charged with complicity iu Un die
oration of grave In Lebanon tonio-
terv. wiiMniMiultted thU moridiur
court ut Its quarterly nension.
Tho President's Health Improving an
He Will Leave the Capitol
Volunteer Crews to tho Life Bavias
Servlco Refuse to Work With-
Instructions to Collectors of Customs
Monto Men Pardoned '
Washington March tT--This stali-
meitt of tho United State treasurer
shows gold silver anil United State
notes In tho treasury to-elay as follows:
Gold coin and bullion $18UoarU72 sil-
ver dollar and bullion StlVS.flOtt.Wi.
fractional silver coin $27081810. Unlr
The president has Improved very
much In health during tho past few
days but Is not yet entirely recovered.
He will not leave the city before Tues-
The life saving authorities aro meet-
ing with groat difficulty in securing
volunteer crows on tho lakes In eionse-
quenco of tho interpretation recently
placed upon the law making an appro-
priation for that service by the treas-
ury department. According to n re-
cent decision the volunteers can't lm
paid except for servicer rendered In
actual cases of marine disaster ami
tho Having of human lire by them U
not tHuislderod as entitled to remunera-
tion. In response to Inquiries from the'
collector of custom at tho vorioiw
ports tho secretary of tho treasury
has Instructed them that duties should
be assessed upon this full Invoice value
of merchandise covered by Invoice
stating that the value Of goods free
on board at tho foreign port oi tho
Judgement that tho vnhuj including
tho charges cost and com-
missions without regard to tho pro-
visions of the section seven of tlio new
tariff which abolishes the duties on
such charges. Ho suggests
that Importer pay duties under
protest m as to protect any rights they
iiiav have in the premises. The
question whether an intimate may
properly be made In such cases by tho
appraising office kt cover charges and
of such estimate may thereupon be eto-
ducted from the invoice value Is re-
served by tho secretary for future con-
sideration and until after he shall ;
have received reports in regard to the
mailer front the proper officials.
The president on the roeommenda-
Honor the eltlvionH. committee whit A
have been Investigating the charges
teu states notes jmij.uw) total $3511
(172878. Certificates outstanding.4 gold
$-l0.!KS.la0. silver M7.2ll.100. currency
ofoolluslon between (moves ami do-
leeltves lu this city and of Jildgev
Wyhe before whom the fiisloheis Nirt'Ci"
tried has pardoned Murphy 'nyjirr
O'Leary tho threVoard-moiito moitf
The citizens committee wanted these;.
men pardoned so they nihilit use
them us witnesses before the gramU "
Jury In the case against tho elglecllves '
Indian Agent Tuftsat Mtifckogce In-v
dlaii Territory telegraphs 'thu com-V
mlssloncr of Indian nfihlrs unless
troops nreftont to tho union iiRonoyut ?
oitco there Is great danger of it fight
between the opposing factions or the
Creek Indians. The war depiirtmonl-
has hem ltd vised or the Impcndiiiy;
On account of the ureal elect oao In
orders for mump printing for iho lu'-
ternal revenue hervlcu consequent re-
duction of work at tins Bureau of en-'
graving ami printing a considerable)
reduction of the forcj cmploycd'hi that
business will soon become neees-mry
More llian it ycai' ago thoXow Orleans
Pacific JtaUwuv Company applied fo
the necrclai'v ot the Interior for a trans-
fer to itself or the laud granted '.tliti
New Orleans Duton ltougu'fc Vlolis-
burg Hallway Company by an act of
wuigress upproved March 3 1871 pro-
sentlngaftlio sniilo tlmo satisfactory
proofs of tho transients between the
two contpahlcM. Secretary Teller do- '
nled the aellon In ojcpcctalloii that
congress might legMatooii tho s'ulile(;l .
maltcrthercof but that body Jiavlng
adjourned without action there being
no renwrn for further dvhiy the appli-
cation was referred to the president.
In juoklhg refercno the l'critury
says:J "In view of tho facta and htwof
the lease I regard tho .Now Orleans"
Pacific Ittdlwav Company as the law-
ful assignee ofthe New Ot leans Union
JtougeA; Vlckuburg railroad company
nnd entitled to the lands granted by
the I wentv-sccopd suction or the act of
March :trd 1H71 to said latter named
Company and to tho patents thereof lu
so far us it has earned or hereafter may
earn the same under that net with the
exception below named and recom-
mend you accept H28 miles of
sitbl roud Jess nnd exclumlvo of
sixty-eight mile of tho lino ot
ttdel New Orleans. Datgn Dotigo fc
Vlekjsburg railroad extending from
Now Orleans to White Castle between
New Orleans and Hhrevimort to
which ixtv-k'hl miles of the Now
Orleans fc Pacific railroad has with-
draw-nits claim and right to receive '
the lands under the 22d scctlpn of -
wild act and that patent for suoli
lands as may have been earned by
the construction bo Issued to tho Now. '
Orleans A; Pacific railroad coptpaliy
cvcltish-it nevertheless or the lands
along wild sixty-eight miles. lit their
compliance with the law and regula-
tions In hueh a ease mode and pro-
vided. lhci patents will Of com-so
bo Mibjecl to tho lights acquired by
any person or corporation prior to the .
lift of March i WW . '
Tin president to-day returned tho -.
papers Jn the CAsc with his approviiL
orthe reeoinuieiiduMoiiH piade by-the l;
twrcfaiv. This action in favor of the'
New Orleans Pacific railroad now -owned
nnd operated by the Texas Pa-
cific rniiraad conijwny. I final.
Montreal. March .17. Thew.IIudirs-1
tou tipocd to have absconded waV
arrested this aftcrnotih. )" ' -j
f mmant t hv .
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