Lansixg, Feb. 1. - Governor Rkh will be the first witness to be sworn before the grand jury at Mason today. Prosecuting Attorney Gardner had a long conference witti the goveruor Wednesday, at whjch he received froin the executive a long hst containing the narnes of witnesses to be sworn before the grand jury in the investigation of the fraude in eoimection with the canvass 9f tlie returns upon the salaries arnendnient of 1891. The governor also outlined the line of questioning tobe followeil in examiniuK the witnesses and will furnish the prosecnting afflcer with all the informatiun in bis poseession. The governor was anxkms that Prosecuting Attorney ttardner should have BOine assistance in condu'cting the examinations, and the latter 6elected M. V. & R. A. Montgoniery and Cahill & üstrander of tliis city. None of these gentlemen will be permitted to enter the juryroom, but they will assist in preparing indictments, should any be found by the jury. and will act as counsel to the prosecuting attorney. The gentlemen selected to render thia assistance are well known to the bar of the state and are lawyers of high nbility.