The Austin Statesman. (Austin, Tex.), Vol. 19, No. 40, Ed. 1 Thursday, February 27, 1890 Page: 1 of 8
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AUSTIN TEXAS THURSDAY FEBRUARY 27 1890
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SHE D1SANCES NEW YORK WASHING-
0N AND S . LOUTS FOB HE
HOW THE LAST BALLOT STOOD.
Tote of the Texas Delegation Mills Sticks
to St Louis and Charlie Stewart to
Washington Feb. 24. Mr. Chandler
(Rep.) rising to a question of personal priv-
leges called attention to the fact that the
Senator from Florida (Mr. Call) in debate
last Thursday had uttered words personally
offensive to him which he had not then
heard and followed up that breach of order
by changing and adding to the official re-
port of his remarks a paragraph still more
offensive. He (Mr. Chandler) deemed it
iiis duty before replying to the assault
made upon him to bring tte Senator's con-
auci neiore tue senate tor such action as
might be deemed just and suitable
for such transgression. He there-
fore offered a preamble and reso
lution stating that the Senator
irom Florida had charged him in debate
with the personal responsibility of the out-
raging of women and murdering of chil
dren and destruction of happiness of
nousenoius in tue soutti ny men wno were
emissaries behind him anil that die Sena-
tor had in addition inserted the following
paragraph which he had not spoken :
I'he blood of Saunders (it the evidence
Shall show his death was in anyway con-
nected with prosecutions in United States
Courts) will rest on his conscience. The
shrieking ghosts of outraged and murdered
women and children the victims of
the wild lust and passions of
a race who owe all they know of religion
and civilization to the Southern white peo-
ple and not to the Senator from New Hamp-
shire will disturb his sleeping and his wak-
ing hours. Like Banquo's gliost it will not
down und the ocean will not wash his
blood-stained hands from the guilt of the
rape and murder of these tendsr white
women and children."
The resolution condemns such action as
a breach of privilege for which the Senator
(Mr. McCall) is censured and orders tin;
words so inserted and paragraphs so added
to he stricken from the report m the Con-
Mr. Call defended his cour.se in the mat-
ter asserting tint he had in debate ex
pressed substantially the same idea as wa
expressed in the additional paragraph. He
had simply changed the phraseology as lie
nail a rignt to no ana tnerelore the state
ment nuide by the Senator from New Hamp
shire was not true it was the lust time m
all his eleven years service in the Senate
that he had heard it claimed that it was not
adniissable for a Senator to correct to ex-
plain to amplify language used by him so
as to express more clearly the idea mtenueil
to he conveyed.
Senator 'Chandler repelled the in-
timation ' that anything which lit
had stated was not true. He de-
sired to have the decision of the Sen
ate on the question he represented. He
asked no protection for himself. He only
asked that the Senate should decide
whether such language might be used by
one Senator in relation to another Senator
and whether the Senator from Florida was
to be permitted with his pen alone in his
room to write out additional charges and
send them to the Public Printer to be pub-
lished throughout the country as if they
had been actually spoken in the Senate
Chamber. He sent the original of the ob-
jectionable Darasrranli bv a naee to Senator
Call and asked whether that was his writ
Mr. Call said this was an extraordinary
performance on the part of the Senator
from New Hampshire and he repeated the
assertion he had in the debate clearly and
distinctly charged that Senator with the
responsibility for the death of Saunders
and for other iniquities committed in the
South. The report when it came to mm
was not he said a full and accurate report
of his remarks and he was authorized by
the Committee on Practice of the Senate to
correct and to transpose And he had done
no more than that. After debate on the
objection Mr. Chandler's resolution went
ONer till toniorror.
A communication from the Attorney
General with the report of Marshal Mizell
as to the assassination of Saunders United
States Deputy Marshal in Florida was pre-
sented and referred to the Committee od
Privileges and Elections.
The Senate proceeded to business on the
lndr and nassed bills authorizing the
construction of a railroad and other bridg -t
over navigable wuters as follows: Across
the Arkansas river connecting Little Rock
and Argenta Ark ; between Pierre Hughes
county and Stanley county South Dakota;
across the Arkansas river at Pendleton
Deshea county. Ark.
At 2 o'clock the Blair Educational bill
came up as unfinished business and Sena-
tor Faulkner addressed the Senate in op-
nnaition to it. Coming down to the i racti
cal provisions of the bill Senator Faulkner
pointea out me inuonsis'cuuy ui m uw
tributing the fund within btatts between
Positively Oared byt
these Little Pills.
They aleo rellove Dl
press from Dj-ep-falaJ
Indigestion ana Ti
Hearty Eating. A per
fect remedy for Dtzzl
ness Nausea Drowsl-J
ness. Bad Tarta In the
Jlouth Coated Tongue Pain in the tide TOE-j
yil) LIVER c They regulate the Bowa
and prevent Constipation and Piles.
rmallest and easiest to take. Only onipllli
Jose. Purely vegetable. Price J cents.
CASTES JfEJICIKl CO. Prcf'n r Tcr?
the two races on the basis of the scho o
population of each; that while on the basis
of illiteracy the colored schools at the
South ought to secure $38000000 and the
white schools $13000000 these figures (on
the other basis) would be reversed and the
white schools would receive $16000000 more
than the colored schools.
Mr. Blair asked whether it was not proper
to apply the morey so that it would reach
the white children and colored children
Mr. Faulkner replied that the bill had
been justified on the ground of its believing
illiteracy existed in the States and yet when
the fund got into the States one-third more
would be given to white children
than to colored children (on the basis
of school population) while the
illiteracy of colored children was
40 per cent greater than that of the
white children. That contradicted the
principle Jof the bill. Mr. Blair
said that there was a misapprehension
of the bill. There was a manifest error
and he was about to explain but Mr. Faulk-
ner declined to yield the floor for that pur-
pose and proceeded with his argument. He
declared that the bill instead of its being
(as Air. iSlair had described it) a new
declaration of independence would be
national declaration on the part of Con
gress of antagonism to the com
mon school system and would in
vite friction and discord between the
sections. He referred to the fact that the
State of Kentucky which would receive
$431(5000 under the provisions of the bill
tue state oi Arkansas winch would re
ceive $2803000 and the State of Texas
which would receive $3920000 (all of
which Stat s had been in favor of the bill
some years ago) had now instructed their
Senators to vote against it and that the
Legislature of the State of Georgia which
would receive $0443000 (the largest
uistnDution oi any state in tne
Union) had recently postponed Indefinitely
a resolution approving the bill. So that
four States he said that would receive
$17185000 under it an amount equal to
what the entire North and West would re
ceive through their Legislatures rejected
its provisions in the interest of education
and of self government. He had perfect
mini ana ausoiute confidence in tne pres-
ent and future of the South.
He did not intend the active energetic
and enterprising people of the State of West
Virginia should be Held before the Amer
ican people clothed in rags and crying
about their poverty and humiliation. If
the constitution did not prohibit the pass
age of the bill a sentiment of justice at
least would demand that the distressed
farmers of Dakota the miners of Colorado
ana JNevada tue lumbermen ot the .North-
west should not be called unon to contri
bate to the education of the children of his
State. He quoted approvingly a paragraph
trom one ot 1'resiuent fierce a veto mes
sages to ell'ect that if the time should
ever arrive when lor an object appealing
nowever strongly to sympatiiv tne dignity
of the State should bow to the dictation of
Congress the people would see the begin
ning of the end. Such he said was the
opinion of the citizens of New Hampshire
who had drunk deep at the fountain of
iV-MTressiomil construction. Believing the
bill to be unconstitutional in Us purpose
unfair and unequitable in its methods or
distribution unwise and hurtful in the pol-
icy inaugurated by it he appealed tonl.
sections oi the country to unite in defeat-
ing it and he especially urged the South
' To turn from the glittering bribe ils scorn-
Nor sell for gold what gold could never
Senator Coke obtained the floor and Sen
ator lilair said he would furnish for record
certain tables in refutation of sonic state
ments made by Senator Faulkner and said
that tlie'State of Georgia had not reversed
her instructions to hei Senators to vote for
the bill and that both Senators were for it
neither had the State of South Carolina
After executive session the Senate ad
In spite of the bad day with rain falling
and skies so dark that a full head of gag
blazed under the glass panels of the ceiling
oi tne nan ot tne iiotiseat nign noon wnen
the Speaker's gavel fell the galleries were
packed with spectators and crowds ob-
structed the corridors. All these people
uaa gatnerea to witness tne deciding strug
gle between the adherents of the cities of
New York Chicago St. Louis and Wash
ington upon the result of which depended
tne location oi tue world s Hair tor lnuz.
A host of representative men were to be
seen in the galleries.
Representative O'Ncil of Pennsylvania
opened the proceedings by presenting John
E. Reyburu successor ot tne late Repre
sentative Keny oi Pennsylvania. Mr.
Reyburu took his place before the bar and
was sworn by the Speaker.
The Clerk read the Special Order of the
House prescribing the method of voting
pon the site for the fair requiring some
oue place to have a majority of the votes
- Mr. Blount of Georgia wished to know if
tnere would oe an opportunity anordod to
pass upon the question as to whether
there shall be a fair before selecting a site.
The Speaker replied that under the spec
ial order this opportunity could not be had
and immediately directed the Cleric to call
the roll. There was some applause as the
first few responses were made which was
promptly checked by the Speaker. The
vote resulted as by official announcement
Chicago 115 NewTerk72 St Louis 61
Washington W Cumberland Gap 1.
Second vote (official) Chicago 121 New
York 83 St. Louis 69 Washington 40.
Whole number 309; majority 155.
Third ballot (official) Chicago 127 New
York 92 St. Louis 63 Washington 34.
Whole number 306; majority 154.
On the eighth and last Ballot Chicago
achieved her victory and out of the total
of 307 votes cast received 157 or three more
than a majority; New York had 17 St.
Louis 25 and Washington 18. Following is
the result of the eighth ballot in detail :
Chicago Abbott Adams Anderson Al-
len (Mich.) Allen (Miss.) Anderson
(Kalis.) Atkinson Bartiue Barwig. Bayne
Belknap Booth Boutelle Brewer Brick-
ner Brookshire Brown T. M.
Brown J. B. Brown Bullock
Burroughs Burton. Butterworth
Bynum Caldwell Cannon Carter Cas-
well. Cheatham. Chiomun. Clark. (Wis.).
Clunie Cogswell Coleman Comstock Con-
ger Connell Cooper (Ind.) Cooper. (Ohio)
Craig Crain. Culberson (Tex.). Culbertson
(Pa.) Cutcheon. Dalsell. Darlington Da
vidson Uolliver Dorsey Dunnell. Evans
nwart Finley Fithian Flick Forman
EFutton Gear Gest Gilford Green Gros
ven.jr Grout. Hall Hansbrough Haugen
Hares Hayes Haynes Henderson (111 )
Henderson (la.). Herman Hill Hilt
Holman Hopkins llouk Kelly Ke
nedy Kerr (la.) Lacy Lr
Follette Lane Lanhan Lasnaf
Laws Lewis Lind Martiue (Ind.) Mow.e
McClelland. McCord. McCormick Mc-
f!rearv. McKenna. McKiulev. Milliken
Morrey Morgan Moseira Morrow O'Neil
(Mass.) usoorne uutnwaite (jwms iinu.j
Owens (Ohio) Parret Payson Pendleton
Perkins Voters Pipfelnr. Post. PugsleV
Ray Reed (Iowa) Reyburn Rife Rock
well Rowell Sayers Scranton. Scull
Senev. Shivelv. Snath (Ills.). Smith (V
Va.). Svniser. Snvder. Snooner. Springer
Stephenson Struble Sweeney Taylor
(Ills.). Tavlor (Tenn.). E B Taylor J V
Taylor Thomas Thompson Townsend
(Col ) Townsend (Pa.) Turner (Kas.)
Turpin Vandever Vanshack. Welkes
(Mass.) Wallace (Mass.) Watson Wheeler
(Mich.). Whiting wicKnam wise Will
iams (Ohio). Wilson (Wash.). Voder 157
New York Andrew Baker Bankhead
Banke Barnes Beckwith Belden Bergen
Bingham Blanchard Blount Boatner
Breckenridge ot Arkansas. Browne Buch-
annan of Virginia Brunnel Buchannan of
New Jersey Buckalew Bunn Campbell
Candler of Georgia Carleton Cate Clancy
Clark of Alabama Clements Covert
Cowles Crisp Cummings Delano Dibbel
Dinglev Dunphv Edmunds Elliott Far-
ouhar. Fitch. Flower. Fowler. Gevssen-
nainer unmes warmer nenaerson oi
North Carolina Herbert Kerr of Pennsyl
vania Ketcham Knapp Laidlaw
Lansing Lehtbach Lester of Georgia
Lodge Magner Marsh Martin of Texas
McAdoo McCarthy McClenny McMillan
McRea Moffit Moore of New
Hampshire Moore of Texas Mutchler
Nute O'Neill of Pennsylvania Payne feel
Pennington Perry Pierre Price Quacken-
bush Quinn Raines Reilly Richard-
son Robertson Rogers Rowland Russell
Sanf'ord Sawyer Sherman Simmonds
Spinola Stahlnecker Stivers Tillman
Tracey Tucker Turner of Georgia Turner
of New York Veuable Wallace of New
York Washington Wheeler of Alabama
Wilcox Wiley Walker Wise Wright
Yardley and Speaker Reed 107.
St. Louis Bland Breckenridge of Ken-
tucky Caruth Cutchings Cochran Dock-
ery Ellis. Enloe Frank Goodnight Hare
Heard Kinsley Mansur Mills Montgom-
ery Niedringhaus Norton O'Neall of Indi-
ana Stockdale Stone of Kentucky Stone
of Missouri Tarsney Walker of Missouri
Wilson of Missouri 25.
Washington Bowden Browne of Vir-
ginia Couipton DeHaven Gmson Hemp-
hill Hooker Lee Lester of Virginia
McComas O'Ferrall Rusk Skinner Stew-
art of Georgia Stewart of Texas. Stock-
bridge Stump Wilson of West Virginia
It Eclipsed Anything Ever Seen In Wash-
ington or the Entire Country.
Washington Feb. 25. The dinner given
tonight by Mr. Andrew Carnegie to the
President and Cabinet and tbe delegates
and officers of the International American
Conjress was undoubtedly the most elegant
affair of the kind ever given in Washington
and perhaps.in the United States." The ar-
rangements which were novel and unique
were planned by him but as he had been
compelled to be absent from the city he
left the details to be carried out by a friend
Mr. William E. Curtis.
I he curtains ot the new large dining
room of the Arlington Hotel were literally
banked with flowers The tables were cir-
cular in form feet in diameter and
covers were laid for forty-eight gentlemen.
The center ot the table was a mammoth
lour leaved clover decorated with maiden-
hair fern over which was suspended a
monstrous silver lamp the brilliancy
cf which was softened by festoons of sea
weed that dropped into the maiden hair.
The menu was engraved in line script
upon heavy beveled paper and every article
ol mod was described in plain JMignsn.
During the dinner a vocal and instrumental
solo by noted artists was given instead oi
the ordinary orchestral music. There were
no formal speeches.
THE MARSHALL MURDERERS.
keller and Weathersby Held to Ball for the
Killing of Pope.
Maeshall Tex. Feb. 25. The habeas
corpus trial of W. T. S. Keller and C. 8.
Weathersby charged with murdering the
late Hon. Alex Pope and attempting to
murder Hon. W. H. Pope and James
Turner was begun before Hon. A. J.
Booty today. The State Introduced new
witnesses after which the facts were sub-
mitted to the Court and taken under ad-
visement until this morning with the fol-
lowing result: W. T.S.Keller for the
murder of Alexander Pope bail $7500; for
assault with intent to murder. C. R.
Weathersby. for the murder of Alexander
Pope $7500 and assault with intnnt tn
murder W. H. Pope $2500: for assault with
in.ent to murder James Turrer $1500. The
bends were given and the trial set for
Officials of the Kissenrl Kaasas nnd Texas
Railway on a Tear of the State.
Dallas Tex. Feb. 25. This afternoon a
special train pulled into the Union Depot
having on board Vice President Eno
General Traffic Manager Waldo Receiver
Cross Superintendent Maxwell and Divis-
ion Freight Agent Smith of the Missouri
Kansas and Texas road and Messrs. Hoyt
and Royce who represent certain interests
in the Reorganization Committee. Presi
dent Enos and his party who were in Fort
Worth a few days ago were on their
way back North and had gone as far as
the Indian Territory when they met Messrs-
Hoyt and Royce and with them returned
to Texas and are now malcin? mnthurinn.
of inspection. The party were met at the
the depot by a committee of citizens who
drove them over tbe city and this evening
they were entertained at the Commercial
Club Room. Tomorrow thev leav-
for the South and after m.iliino- th imr
of the entire system in Texas will return
North. These visits of the Missouri Kan-
sas and Texas officials are not much for
pleasure and what they are for will not be
long in cropping out. There is no doubt
that the system is about to make some
move that will be an important one in the
A Chicago paper says a razor cets
tired and discouraged sometimes. No
wonder; it id strapped" so often.
CELEBRATION OF THE NATAL DAY OF
HE FATHER OF HIS
CELEBRATION IN PHILADELPHIA.
Initial Steps Towards Erecting a Memo
rial Perpetuating the Memory
of Historical Events.
Philadelphia Pa. Feb. 22. The initial
steps towards the erection of a memorial
to perpetuate the memory of events leading
to the foundation of the United States gov
ernment occurred in this city today in the
presence and with the co-operation of a
large and representative gathering of Con
gressmen and State authorities. The mem
bers of Congress who participated assem-
bled in parlor C of the Continental Hotel.
The gathering was a notable one includ
ing a very full representation from the thir
teen original States and scattering repre-
sentatives from the other.
The visitors were taken charge of by the
Executive Committee of citizens assisted
by an auxiliary committee of City Council-
Shortly after 10 o'clock Gen. N. N. Bing
ham called for order and nominated ex-
Gov. Green of New Jersey Chairman of the
occasion. Gov. Green welcomed the visi
tors on behalf of the Executive Committee
of Governors appointed by the thirteen
States. He briefly outlined the inaugura-
tion of the movement to commemorate the
establishment of the Constitution. He
said he congratulated himself that so large
a representation of the States had put in an
A committee ot uovernors and other rep
resentatives of the thirteen States was ap-
pointed to present a memorial bill to Con-
gress with a view of perpetuating in a
fitting manner the closing events of the
last century and the early stages of the Na-
tion's life. He invited the members of
Congress to visit the scenes of these early
events so m -morable in history. The first
hall where the firs't Continental Congress
sat and where the early framework of the
Constitution was adopted next Indepen-
dence Hall the old Cradle of Liberty and
next the site in the Fairmount Park where
it is proposed to erect the memoriai.
President Mates oi tne select council in
the absence f Mayor. Fitler then formally
welcomed Uie visitors to the city. After
these ceremonies a column was formed by
wos and the procession headed bv ex-Gov.
Green who was Governor of New Jersey at
the tune ot the Constitutional Cen
tennial Cclebraiion in 18S7 and
Gov. Ladd of Rhode Wand marched
from the hotel to Carpenter's Hall on
Chestnut street below Fourth a distance of
a little over a mile. As each member
of the Congressional delegation passed un
der the historic portal his hat was removed
in veneration. The chairs in the
old hall were not sufficient to
seat all those who came and after Con-
gressmen were seated a large portion of the
aysemhluge remained standing. Gov
Green presided. Richard K lietts the
venerable Actuary of the building was in
troduced and made a short speech of wel
come. He said thirty years ago it was his
duty to welcome on the same spot a body
called tor the purpose oi erecting a monu
ment to the signers of the Declaration of
Rev. Charles Wadsworth Jr.. invoked
the Divine blessing after which Hampton
L. Carson delivered a formal welcoming
adress. In closing Mr. Carson turned to
Hon. C. R. Breckenridge of Arkansas the
great grandson of John Witherspoon a
ew Jersey signer ot independence and
said: "To you sir worthy descendant of
an illustrious sire one of those immortal
lew whose names can never fade from the
scroll of history because attached to that
creat declaration which proclaimed our
national independence; to you and your
tellow representatives! Did J on in tne
name of our citizens welcome to this his
toric hall. May your labors and delibera-
tions be eminently successful
Congressman Breckenndge made a
fitting reply in which he spoke of the
nations whose bulwarks were founded upon
force. It was not so with us he added.
Our country our government was founded
oii equality and 'justice to all. These are
the principles which we should keep fiesh
in our minds while we celebrate the achieve
ments of our patriots and sing their praises.
Let us not in this moment overlook
the importance of - the prin
ciples which inspired them. Let
us elevate those principles lor which
we established our Government Let us
make known the objects and principles for
wnicn out uovernment exists. .Let them
appear on memorial hail or on monu
ments so tliat tuey may be Kept plainly
before tbe eves of the people. In this way
they will be made instrumental in shaping
posterity and raising men like those who
gave us this priceless heritage "Liberty."
This ended the exercises at Carpenter's
The body proceeded to Independence
Ball where some time was spent in view-
ing tbe interesting relics on the lower
door. The visitors then proceeded upstairs
to the Common Council Chamber where
ex-Gov. Green called lor order and after a
brief address on the nioveirent for which
those present had been called to Philadel-
phia todav he proposed the name of Gen.
Banks of Massachusetts for presiding offi-
cer... This was agreed to unanimously and
Gen. Banks took the chair. He made a
Addresses were also made by Gov. Biggs
of Delaware Col. Peyton of this city Con-
gressman Carter of Montana and Congress
man Clunie of California in support of the
projected memorial. Upon the conclusion
of Mr. ('luniu's address the meeting ad-
journed and the visitors returned to the
noiel. A banquet was tendered the visitors
Pittfbubo Pa. Feb. 22. About 8000
men participated in tbe annual parade this
afternoon of the Junior Order or American
Mechanics in commemoration of Washing-
ton's birthday. In the rooming the corner
stone of a Washington monument in Alle-
ghanyPark was laid by the National Coun-
cil. AT CHICAGO.
Chicago 11L Feb. 22. The Central Music
-tian was this morning given over to the
school children in this city who assembled
at an early hour from all parts for the pur
pose ot celebrating the anniversary of
vasuingion s birthday under the auspices
uoion ieague uiui) Tne exercises
closed bv the thousands of children who
attended singing the "Ode to Washington.'
Similar scenes were enacted in the Audi-
tO'ium building where it was estimated
fully 12.000 bovs and pirls wnm in attmi.
dance. President Rays.of the Union League
Club and author of the entertainment
made a Simple address nHmirnlilv onito.1 ti
mo understanding ot Uis smafl auditors
wmcu was very neartilyrece m c.
HER SKULL WAS FRACTURED.
A Young Girl's Fate Who Defended Her
New York Feb. 25. Stephen R. Cave a
big. broad-shouldered Englishman residing
at No. 48 Adams street Brooklyn during a
quarrel with his wife and stepdaughter last
night struck the latter en the head with a
beach knife used in the manufacture of
brushes. The blow fractured the girl's
skull and she was removed to the Long
island Hospital. The surgeons say the
wound is probably fatal.
Cave is til years old and has carried on
the business of brush manufacturer in tbe
basement of the Adams street house. He
lived up stairs with his wife and seven
stepchildren. His first wife died some
time ago anc ms only child died in Scot-
land. He was married to Mrs. Canning.
h's present wile about eighteen months
The quarrels between husband and wife
have been freoueu. of late. The eldest.
uaugnter Angelina a girl or 20 years-
sided with her mother in all the disagree
ments mree weens ago Mrs. Lave liad
her husband arrested for ill treatment and
he was committed to jail. He had been
imprisoned only a short time when she
reienteu aua succeeded in getting him out.
IT.ftrl Inat anninn tl.n
Early last evening the couple had a dis
pute over money matters and Mrs. Cave
told ner husband he must leave the house
or give her some money. Cave went away
but returned at 10 o'clock when the quar-
rel was resumed and Angelina ioined in
me uispute. uave piCKeu up the bench
knife and struck the eirl. The
weighs eight pounds and consists of a long
piece of iron with a blade a foot lomr ami
an inch and a half wide. The girl was hit
oiiuniciy un tue ueau and tue mow caused
a terrible wound.
Mrs. Cave tried to protect her child and
was cut badly on the hand. Cave also re
ceived some slight wounds on his hands.
As soon as he realized thut the eirl was
badly lniured he tied through a reur Hnnr
along Nassau street. He stopped in a store
ai me corner oi Nassau and Adams streets
lor a drink and was there arrested by Po-
lice Sergeant Colgan of the lower Fulton
street Police Station. Ha wns Inekml nn
after .Ktyuttmg that he committed the as-
sault'and pleading in extenuation'tVat he
Was Provoked hevonil fm iirmifo l.u H
language of his wife and stepchild.
llie injured girl was employed in the dry
goods store of Ch as. B. iiouss on Broad-
way this city.
A GREAT CHIME.
The Harder of Five .'.Men from East Texas
in Indian Territory.
Pahis Tex. Feb. 25. The Federal au-
thorities here are on the track of what they
believe to be the murder of five white men
in the mountains in the vicinity of Talahim
I. T. several months ago. Last August a
party of five men in a wagon drawn by-
gray horses passed thrni gh that town.
They claimed to be from Eastern Texas ai d
were hunting and prospecting in the Ter-
ritory. Recently an Indian on seeing the
horses recognized them and intimated that
the owners were foully dealt with. The
men when they left Talohiro went east and
it is believed that they were murdered in
the mountains of that country. The officers
here witl make a thorough investigation of
the matter as to who are the perpetrators
of the terrible crime.
PROGRESSIVE SAN FRANCISCO.
THE PHY8ICIAN8 OP
The Board of Health Certify
FOR PURE AND HONE8T FOOD.
Royal Baking Powder Commended as Purest
Strongest and Wholesomest.
We have made a careful analysis of the Royal Giant Golden
Gate Dr. Price's and Pioneer Baking Powders purchased by xa
in the open market One ounce of each powder yields in cubic
inches of available gas at xoo F. as follows :
! Golden Gate
- VW M
Thos. Pwci & Sok. Anahttu
Wc the members of the
ana county of San Francisco cordially approve
and recommend the Royal Baking; Powder. It
i is absolutely pure and healthful composed of
the best ingredients of the highest strength and
In our judgment it is impossible to make a purer or
r stronger Baking Powder than the RoyaL
Jos. R. Davidson M. D. Chas. McQuistek M. D.
Henry M. Fiski M. D. T. J. Letournex M. D.
Aug. 5 1889. Aftmbers Sam Francisco Board if Health.
CONFERENCE OF PROMINENT LEADERS
AND THE PLATFORM " OF 1888
BOTH GREAT PARTIES DENOUNCED.
Corruption and the Use of Money In Elec
tions Charged Crimes and Casual-
ties Throughout the Country.
New York Feb. 25. A conference of the
Union Labor party in which a maj irity ot
the members of the National Executive
Committee about twenty editors ol Union
Labor newspapers and many more mem
bers of the party at large are taiting part in
the meeting at Turner Hall today.
Among the prominent labor men present
were: Chairman Goshorn of the Execu-
tive Committee A. J. Streeter. who ran for
President on the Union Labor ticket in
1888; C. E. Cunningham candidate for
Vice President: Editor Norton of the Chi
cago Sentinel; Jesse Harper who nomi
nated Lincoln for President; Mr. O. E.
Elder of Kansas and ex-Congressman
Mr. Goshorn called the Convent ion tA
order and P. E. Elder was chosen tempo-
rary chairman. A committee was ap-
pointed and Mrs. M. E. Lease of Wichita
one of the few women lawyers in thut
State delivered an address on the princi-
ples of the party She was followed by
After recess the committees reported.
The Committee on Resolutions reported as
We congratulate the Union Labor tmrtv
upon the brave and gallant fight which it
made in the presidential camnniirn nf ixxx
a campaign characterized by the most ex
travagant ana corrupt use or money by
the managers of the Democratic and Re-
publican parties ever witnessed in the Uni-
Though there has been a change of ad.
ministration there has been no change of
policy calculated to relieve the agricultu-
ral and industrial classes.
Resolved That we reaffirm and declare
our allegiance to the Union Labor party
and its organization and that we advise
our candidates canvassers and press in the
political contest oi in is year to concentrate
their ellbrts upon the reforms advocated in
our platform of 1888 relating to finance.
transportation land and the aunnression
All the evils which now affect and on.
press the agricultural and industrial classes
and Jiav.Uioir origin and remedy in one or
the oilier of these questions'. As long as'
tho conditions exist there is a necessity for
the exinlence of the Union Labor party.
ho principles of the Union Labor party
are then substantially in harmony with
the demands and purposes advocated by
the alliance ot the Knights of Labor and
the Farmers' Mutual Benclit Asssociation
and tho Patrons of Hus
bandry we cordially invite
members of each organization to co
operate witii us politically in the cam-
paigns. Tho discussion of the resolutions occupied
the remainder of the afternoon. They were
finally adopted. Tho convention ad.
journed until to-morrow.
Capitalists Looking at Galveston
Galveston Tex. Feb. 25. Today a large
contingent of capitalists from Colorado
and Kansas arrived and were looking over '
the city with tho object of investing. Trans-
actions in realty are quite lively and yes-
terday one firm's transactions for tbe day
aggregated $100000. Other heavy transac-
tions are on the tapis and will be closed in
a few days.
' Sam PtvHchm
Board of Health of the City
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