Pittsburg dispatch. (Pittsburg [Pa.]) 1880-1923, August 14, 1889, Image 1

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PATCH. Prompt returns assured.
WANTS are always promptly responded
to when advertised In TBE DISPATCH.
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Help, advertise In THE DISPATCH.
Purchasers can be found far everything
offered For Sale In THE DISPATCH.
THE DISPATCH la tha beet advertising
melnra in Westers. Pennsylvania. Try It,
In Charge of the State Organi
zation for the Campaign
of This Year.
Only Tried Friends of the Little
Napoleon Are on Guard.
Tho Friends ol Ex-Senator Wallace Sus
picions ot Certain Advances Senntor
(aay Determined to Brine Ont a Big
Toto for Boyer Tho Junior Senator
Back at Ills Home In Bearer Sorry Sam
Fesscnden Was Hurt Prospects for To
Day'a Virginia Democratic Convention
A Hot Fleht Anticipated Hon. Robert
Wright, of Allcntown, Not a Candidate
for Sstato Treasurer.
Chairman Quay has returned to his home
in Beater, presumably refreshed by his
yachting outing. His campaign will not
need his presence in Philadelphia this year,
though he proposes to get out as big a He
publican Toteas possible, to make things run
more smoothly next year. The move to no
minate Bigler for State treasurer is inter
preted as inimical to "Wallace.
Philadelphia, August 13. National
Chairman Quay left for his home at Beaver
on the 11:20 train. Before leaving the
Continental Hotel he was called on by
Collector of Internal Bevenue Martin,
whom he had informed by wire ot his com
ing. Collector of Customs Cooper, District
Attorney Wanger, of Norristown; Con
gressman Yardley, of Bucks county, and
Senator Delamater.
A few minutes before 11 o'clock, in com
pany with Collector Martin, Senator Quay
' started for the Broad street station, and the
-arge number of callers who came later ex
pecting to see him were sadly disappointed.
The Senator expressed regret on account
of Mr. Fessenden's accident, but was pleased
that no fracture of limbs occurred. Unless
some unforeseen thing occurs, Senator Quay
will remain at Beaver for some time, taking
an occasional run down to the headquarters
of the National Committee at Washington.
His presence at Philadelphia will not be
needed during the campaign, as Chairman
Andrews, who Is now at Titusville, will be
here In a few days, and Frank 'Wining
Leach, Secretary, and Chief Clerk Morri
son, of the House of Representatives atHar
risburg, who is now acting as chief clerk of
the State Committee, arc busy at headquar
ters sending out to the chairmen of the vari
ous county organizations poll books, etc.,
for use in the coming' campaign.
Affairs are being managed at the Repub
lican State Committee headquarters the
same as il there was going to be the hottest
kind of a fight this fall Senator Quay is
giving every attention to the management L
i of the details, and Chairman Andrews is
perfectly willing to carry them out under
. the Senator's guidance.
1 None of the old force, with the exception
of Secretary Leach, who were with Chair
man Cooper during his career as field mar
shal, will De at Chairman Andrews' elbow.
The State organization will be a Quay
machine, pure and simple, and none but
trusted friends will be on guard.
It is intimated that every effort will be
put forth to get out a heavy Republican
rote this year, and to roll up an overwhelm
ing majority. By so doing, the junior Sen
ator, who will be credited with the victory,
will be able to make
or whoever he may select, an easy matter,
and at the same time, scare off any of the
leading Democratic candidates who might
look lor a show of winning.
The friends of ex-Senator William A.
"Wallace, who is willing to run for Governor
next year, "if there is a chance," are con
siderably exercised by the movement to
nominate E. A. Bigler for State Treasurer.
Bigler hails from the same county in which
"Wallace claims his home, and the adherents
of the latter fear that the nomination of Big
ler would seriously handicap, if not prove
fatal to "Wallace next vear.
Geography is recognized as a very arbi
trary factor in politics, and the supporters
of Wallace have taken the alarm at the
Bigler boom, because they think they see
the work of designing hands in the con
struction of the political map. Thev
charge the scheme to the enemies of Wal
lace, who have other candidates for Gov
ernor in view, and who have
the line to nominate Bigler. They blame
ex-Chairman Hensel for engineering the
business, in the interest of Chauncey F".
Black, with a helping hand from Scott and
men like Larkin, of Pittsburg, who would
be for Pattison for Governor.
In order to lead off Hensel & Co., the
"Wallace men are going to try to persuade
Bigler not to run. One of them said to
day: "i don't see why Bigler wants to
run, unless having once had a taste of office
he has got the office-holding mania. He
will not be elected, although there is a
chance to beat Boyer with the right kind of
a fight, as some of the leading Republicans
who are opposed to Quay want to have their
fight out with him this year, bo that they
can get into line next."
The Wallace supporters, while not so
outspoken in their opposition to Captain
Clay's candidacy as to the Bigler move
ment, think that also would militate against
the Clearfield statesman, since Clay lives in
Elk county,which is in the same Congres
sional district with Wallace.
What tho Wallace leaders want is a
Philadelphian for State Treasurer, and they
are now spying out the ground and looking
for the man. B. K. Jamison has been men
tioned as a man who would fill the bill.
Edwin S. Stuart, President of the State
League of Republican Clubs, will issue a
call in a few days for a convention of the
State clubs at Lafayette Hall, Pittsburg, on
September 21.
Virginia Democratic Candidates for Cover-
nor Running n Close Knee McKonney
tho Favorite Several Others
Poshing Him Hard.
Petersbueo, Va,, August 13. In politi
cal circles here to-day bnt little else has
been talked of but the State Democratic
Convention, which assembles in Riclfmond
to-morrow at noon. The speculations and
conjectures as to who will be the choice of
the convention have been many, but the
general impression appears to be that the
gubernatorial candidate will be Captain
Phil McKenney, ot Farmville.
Tho convention will bo composed of 1,532
delegates. Necessary to a choice, 767.
Captain McKenney, it is said, will get 631
votes on the first ballot, and that Hoge
Tyler, of Pulaski county, who is very prom
inently spoken of as the candidate for
Lieutenant Governor, will throw his
strength over to McKenney on the second
. The Norfolk delegation to the convention
passed through here to-night, en route to
Richmond. It is understood that 20 of
these delegates are for McKenney and six
for Bierne, with Samual Woodson Venable,
of Petersburg, as their second choice. The
whore delegation from Pittsylvania county
are for McKenney, with Venable for their
second choice. It is believed that the dele
gation of Richmond City, who are for
Bierne, are also for Venable as a second
It is thought by the friends of Captain
Venable that if McKenney or Bierne are
not nominated that then Venable will be
the choice ot the convention. The delega
tion for Prince George County and lor
Petersburg went over to Richmond this
afternoon, wearing silk badges on the lapels
of their coats on which were, in large letters,
the words "Samuel Woodson Venable for
Governor, the war horse of the Democracy."
This morning about 100 delegates from
the southwest passed through here en route
to the convention. Most of these are for
McKenney, with many of them in favor of
Venable if McKenna cannot he nominated.
James W. Marshall, of Craig county,
was selected to-night by the State Commit
tee as temporary chairman of the conven
tion. The amazing feature of the convention is
the immense gathering it has brought from
the country. The total failure of crops and
consignment, and the consequent depression
begot the belief that it might be
difficult to secure even the attendance
of farmer delegates. Not only is
every delegate on hand, but each county is
largely represented byontsiders who have
come lrom a deep interest in tho proceedings,
and with the determination of downing
Mahone. The talk of nominating that in
dividual for Governor on the Republican
ticket has been like shaking a red rag at a
Chairman Barbour says this is not a na
tional convention, and therefore he does not
see that national questions can entgr
into the campaign. He says the internal
revenue ought to be abolished, and, so far
as the State debt is concerned, that the
Democratic party will, of course, adhere
to the Biddleberger bill, which has been
concurred in by all the conventions since
1883. Concerning the color question, he
does not see that it is incumbent upon the
Democrats to make any issue. If the
negroes mass themselves withthe .Republi
can party they will raise that issue them
A Son-in-Zjuw of a Late Congressman Has
a Fight on Unnd.
New Orleans, August 13. The Demo
cratic convention in session at Lake Charles,
this evening, nominated Mr. Andrew Price
lor Congress, to fill the vacancy caused by
the death of E. J. Gay, who died soon alter
his election. Mr. Price is a young man, 35
years of age, and the son-in-law of the de
ceased member, Mr. Gay. He is rich in
his own right, and thouch his wife
gets a portion of the large
iav estate, amounting to several millions,
he is a large and successful sugar planter
and a protectionist Democrat He has held
no political office, but was largely instru
mental in the election of Mr. Gay in 1884.
The nomination is regarded as the hnst
that could be made, and greatly improves
the Democratic chances in the district The
election occurs September 3, and the con
test from this time on will be a brisk and
bitter one.
The Republican League of Clubs Will Con
vene In the South.
Sabatooa, N. y., August 13. The ex
ecutive committee of the National League
of Republican Clubs met at Congress hall,
this afternoon. In the .absence of Judge
John M. Thurston, of Nebraska, president
of the League, Vice-President James Al
Blanchard, of New Yorkpresided. Tues
day, March 4, 1890, was fixed upon
as the date for the next national
convention, which will bo held
cither at Nashville or at Chattanooga.
Colonel M. S. Colbarn, of Manchester, Vt,
was elected a member of the committee in
place ot Hen. Guy C. Noble, deceased. Ap
propriate resolutions were drawn up con
cerning the death of Mr. Noble.
One of the special subjects under dis
cussion has been the question of the. or
ganization of Republican clubs in the South.
Another session will be held to-morrow at
10 A.M.
He Wishes It Emphatlcallr Understood
That He Won't Blake the Race.
Philadelphia, August 13. Hon. Rob
ert E. Wright, of Allentown, has furnished
the following to the press:
I see it stated that I have entered the lists as
a candidate for the Democratic Domination for
Btato Treasurer. Will you permit me to cor
rect the statement? Whenever proper occa
sion offered 1 have said that I am not, and will
not be, a candidate for the nomination. I re
gret that a contrary impression exists in some
of the nelghborinc: oonntles to my own, but
trust that my wish that my name should not be
presented to the convention will be respected.
A Colored Man Receive a Short Shrift
and a Long- Rope.
Abebdeen, Miss., August 13. Monday
morning about 3 o'clock a negro named
Keith Bowen, employed on Charles S.
Moore's farm, nine miles from this place
entered the room occupied by Mrs. Moore
her daughter and a niece. Bowen attempted to
assault the niece, but her screams awoke the
other occupants of the room and he fled. He
was recognised by" all the parties, and be
fore noon he was arrested and turned over
to a Justice of the Peace.
The entire neighborhood congregated
took Bowen from the custody of the officers
and strung him up by the neck on the pub
lic road near where the assault was made.
A Valuable Cuban.
Havana, August 13. Senor Sardina,
who was recently kidnaped by banditti,
h" be.e,?,r&?.ed ,n,tho Myaent a ran
som of 12,000 in gold.
The Camp at Mr. Gretna Gets Down to
Business The Adjutant General's
Banquet Some of tho Many
Coming Events,
Mr. Gbetna, August 13. The joint en
campment of troop B, Fourth United States
Cavalry; troop B, Sixth United States
Cavalry; Battery F, Fifth United States
Artillery; Battery C, Third United States
Artillery, and Battery B, Fourth United
States Artillery, under command of Colonel
Carpenter, and the City troop, Sheridan
troop, Governor's troop and Batteries A, B
and C, of the National Guard, under com
mand ot Colonel Hudson, Chief of Artil
lery, is now in full operation.
Adjutant General Hastings and staff and
Lieutenant George E. Sage, of the Fifth
United States Artillery, inspected the cav
alry of the National Guard at 10:45 a. m.
to-day. The inspection' was thorouch, and
included different drills. The cavalry had
a skirmish drill this morning, which was a
fine sight There were two lines of skir
mishers and a charge by the entire com
mand across the plateau and up the hill on
which the artillery are encamped.
Adjutant General Hastings this evening
tendered a banquet to the United States
officers and Colonel Hudson at the Park
dining rooms. The affair proved a very
enjoyable one, although tho rain was fall
ing. Colonel Frank J. Magee, commander or
the Eighth Regiment, National Guard;
Captain Watts, of the Gobin Guard, Car
lisle, and Surgeon Riley, of the Eighth,
were in Camp Sheridan to-day.- Adjutant
General Hastings and staff will to-morrow
afternoon inspect the three batteries of the
.Rational uuard.
Governor Beaver will have a review of
the entire force in camp on Thursday. Gen
eral Schofield, commander of the United
States army, and possibly the Secretary of
War, will be present Adjutant General
Hastings and Colonel Carpenter have fixed
the line of review. The United States
troops will occupy the right on the plateau,
cavalry first, and then artillery. The Na
tional Guard cavalry and artillery will be
on the left The entire line will be over
one-half mile in length. To-morrow even
ing the entire force will have dress parade
The Second Brigade Band, of Pittsburg,
composed of 30 pieces, gives nightly con
certs, and the attendance is large.
There was a large excursion in the park
to-dav from Wrightsville, Marietta and Co
lumbia, in which over 1,000 people partici
Boat Biding:, Driving and Eating Taking; Up
All His Time.
Bab Habbob, August 13. President
Harrison received a warm greeting on his
arrival here to-day, on his return from the
Ellsworth visit by the midday boat He
breakfasted with Senator Hale this morn
ing. Subsequently Hon. John B. Redman,
recently Democratic candidate for Governor,
Mr. Nichols, of Minneapolis, and other
gentlemen called on the President Then
Senator Hale drove Mr. Harrison and Secre
taries Blaine and Tracy in his carriage to
the depot, other members of the party fol
lowing on buckboards.
Very soon after arriving at Bar Harbor
President Harrison lunched with Mr. W.
B. Howard, -whose cottage, Mossley Hall,
stands directly opposite Stanwood. Then
the driving .floral parade called for atten.
tion. The party drove to the Kebo valley
club grounds in order to witness it Presi
dent Harrison and Mrs. Blaine occupied the
first carriage. Secretary Blaine being seated
in the second.
A New Yorker With Ideas of Fhllanthropy
Strictly His Own.
New Yobk, August 13. William H.
Ramscar,an alleged philanthropist, keeper
of a boarding house which he calls the Un
sectarian Home for Aged Persons, was to
day held to answer a charge of assault upon
John Lefferts, one of the inmates of the
home, who objected to leaving a room for
which he had paid, to take inferior quarters
in the attic, Lefferts, bearing evidence of a
brutal beating, testified against Baniscar,
while the defendant, unscathed, claimed
self defense. Ramscar sobbed and called
himself the "noblest man in the world, if
yon oniy Knew it, J uoge.
Ramscar has an unsavory reputation, and.
it is alleged, underfeeds and maltreats
those placed in his charge. He once had a
children's home, bat it was broken up be
cause he sent his charges out to beg. For
this he was imprisoned. -
Officer Elected nt the Meeting of the Pean-
sylvanla Grnnd Lodge.
Wilkesbabbe, August 13. The Grand"
Lodge of Pennsylvania, Sons of St George,
met in annual session here to-day. Dele
gates are present from all parts of the State.
A brilliant reception was given this even
ing, after which the following officers were
elected: President, James Lea, Philadel
phia; Vice President, John Kenworthy,
Pittsbure: Secretary. J. H. Williams. Phil
adelphia; Treasurer, Joseph Longford, Pitts
ton; "Messenger, Joshna Golightly, Ply
mouth; Inside Sentinel, William Poole.
Shenandoah; Outside Sentinel, William
Mallin, Scranton;Past President, Dr. Henry
Manchester, Pittsburg: Trustees, John Shot
ten, Philadelphia; Ephraim Coke, Potts
ville; Richard Neus, Pittsburg.
A Physician Has Discovered a Method of
Removing smallpox Marks.
Youngstown, August 13. An elabo
rate report has been presented here to the
Mahoning County Medical Society by Dr.
William Wickham, a practicing physician
of this city, in which he claims
to have discovered a means of
removing the marks left by smallpox. He
reports the case of a lady who was very
much pitted, and asserts that he has sue-,
ceeded in filling the depressions in the skin
so that there was no evidence of the patient
having had the smallpox.
The Pennsylvania bteel Company Grants an
Advance to Their Employes.
Habbisbueo, Pa., August 13. The em
ployes of the Pennsylvania Steel Company
were notified of an increase in wages this
morning. The increase is from 2 to 10 per
cent and restores the wages paid before the
reduction several months ago.
A Preacher's Promotion.
Baltimoee, August 13. Eev, H. H.
Weber, of the Grace English Lutheran
Church, has resigned to accept the position
of Executive of the Board of Church Ex
tension of the Lutheran Church of the
United States. He will locate. at York, Pa.
Centennial of Dickinson Colleae.
Ocean Giiove, N. J., August 13. Dick
inson College celebrated here to-day its one
hundred and sixth anniversary. Eesbln
tions passed pledge those present toraake
personal efforts to secure 600 studtaU ud
1,000,000 pr the collage.
President Harrison "Will "Not be Sued
by His Late French Cook.
Madame Pelouard Will Utilize the Free
Advertising 6h Bos Hod.
Hade to Distribute Circulars Pauls? the rostmaster
Suit will not be brought against the
President for the wages of his discharged
French cook. She has found it would cost
too much. Instead, she and her husband
will use the free advertising they have re
ceived to boom their new pension. John
McMackin, the New York labor leader, re
ceives his reward for favors received during
the late campaign.
Washington, August 13. "I do not
zeenkzat I zall breeng roat against zee
Brezedent of zee United, States," said Mon
sieur Marcel Pelouard to the correspodent
of Tub Dispatch to-day, in his very
dilapidated English. Monsieur Pelouard is
thrifty and has discovered that It would re
quire more money to pay the lawyers that
he would get if he should bring suit and
win it He went on to explain that he was
very indignant at the manner in which
some "j'oornaleests" had misrepresented
and slandered him.
He declares that Madame Pelouard can
prove by two witnesses that Mr. Ziemoun,
the White House steward, induced her to
leave th'e employ of Mr. Bancroft upon a
promise that she should have employment
for the summer, that is, until the beginning
of the fashionable season, at $50 a month.
Monsieur Pelouard recites a colloquy be
tween the steward and Mr. and Mrs. Har
rison just previous to the departure of the
latter for Deer Park, which would seem to
explain this extraordinary business. A day
or two previons to her departure Mrs. Har
rison called Ziemoun and requested him to
dismiss the French cook.
"But," said Mr. Ziemoun, "I secured her
services for the summer, otherwise I could
not have got her at all."
"Oh, that does not make any difference,"
said Mrs. Harrison, "we cannot afford to
pay her (CO a month for doing nothing
while we ore away. Give her a week's
The steward, feeling that he was being
made responsible for a great injustice, ap
pealed to the President, but the latter was
decidedly of Mrs. Harrison's opinion, ex
cept in one thing, and that was the week's
"1 don't see why we should give her a
week's notice," said Mr. Harrison. "Dis
miss her at once."
And thus Ziemoun was left no discretion,
hut had to break his contract with Madame
Pelouard, though he acted as the agent of
the President, After this Madame Pelouard
attempted to appeal for "joostees," as Mon
sieur Pelouard cays, but was stopped on the'
Stairs Dy sergeant uinsmore, wno threatened
to arrest her.
Monsieur and Madame Pelouard have
taken a large house at 80SEighteenth street)
and before winter will open a private!
French hotel, or "pension," with a select
cafe, and will cater for small families.
While Indignant at their treatment by the
President and Mrs. Harrison, they are
shrewd enough to recognize the value of the
irea advertising they have received.
Tho Advantages' to Accrue From an American
Industry In Italy.
Washington, August 13. Isaao B.
Diller. United States Consul to Florence,
has made a report to the State Department
of American interests within his consular
jurisdiction, that now includes nearly 3,000,
000 souls, one-tenth of the population of
Italy. The Consul urges the establishment
of a large warehouse at Flprence for the ex
hibition and sale of American agricultural
machines and mechanical implements. Sev
eral attempts to sell American machines
have heretofore proved failures because of
the unreliability of the agents employed.
A good trade with the peasaut proprie
tors, Mr. Diller believes, could be secured
by means of a grand central depot In the
past year, Mr. Leroy DeKoven.jof Chicago,
has established a dairy farm at San
Donato, on the outskirts of Florence,
which has proved successful, despite direful
predictions of failure.
A Postmaster Accused of Making Illegal
Washington, August 13. A complaint
has been filed with the Civil Service Com
mission against Postmaster Ankeny, at Min
neapolis, charging him with making illegal
appointments. The complaint is a formal
one, and is accompanied by an affi
davit in which the facts in the
several cases are fully set out. The commis
sion has, however, asked for further informa
tion regarding some of the allegations made,
and will take no further action pending its
An investigation will no douhl be insti
tuted, by the commission. Mr. Ankeny re
ceived his appointment in 188G.
Tho 'Department Will Not Settle That
Niagara Falls Electricity Qncstlon.
Washington, August 13. The ques
tion as to the dutiable character of elec
tricity generated in a foreign country and
introduced into the United States is not
likely to be decided for some time to come.
Solicitor Henhurn, to whom it was referred,
said to-day that he proposed to inform the
gentlemen who asked tor an opinion as to
whether duty should be imposed on elec
tricity, which it is proposed to eenerate on the
Canadian shore of Niagara Falls and trans
mit to Buffalo, that it is contrary to the
department to answer hTDotbeticalnnptnn
of this kind.
Any Number of Senecalndlans Who Wonld
Like White Squaws.
Washington, August 13. Miss Stella
Cox, a well-known young lady of Washing
ton, .was married on July 24 to a full
blooded Seneca Indian, at the Cattaraugus
Indian reservation. Mr. A. Sim Logan,
late of the United States Indian Bureau, in
writing of the affair remarks:
We have a few more young men to spare'lf
Washington should desire to send some more
of her daughters among the dusky braves.
Redaction In IiUmber'Dntlcs.
Washington, August 13. The British
Legation has informed the State Depart
ment that the Governor General ct Canada,
under the pow.gIv aha. by the lairs of
on pine logs from $3 to $2 a thousand feet,
board measure.
He Is Hade to Distribute Circulars Adver
tising the Postmaster General,
Washington, August 13. The watch
man at the northeast door ot the Treasury
building found himself in new business this
afternoon at i o'clock, when the men and
women filed out on their way home from
work. He handed to each a large four-page
sheet, which was evidently intended to ad
vertise a local business "college." The
most interesting part of the circular seemed
to be a picture of Hon. John Wanamaker,
the Postmaster General, which was printed
on the first page, in the midst of a two
column speech, entitled "Golden Words;
Address of Hon. John Wanamaker, Post
master General of the United States and.
the Prince of Business Men, aft tho Twenty
third Annual Commencement Exercises at
the Washington Business College, in Al
haugh's Grand Opera House, on Tuesday,
May 14, 1889; a Tribute to Business College
Training by a Distinguished Citizen."
In the speech the Hon. Postmaster Gen
eral told the story about the bad little boy
who put a button and not a nickle in the
Blot, and reminded hf delirrhtad hparpra
that some day when the machine was
opened the lad who had proved untrue
would be found out, but he did not explain
how the particular boy who dropped the
button and not the nickel in the slot would
)e discovered. ,
But the most interesting thing about the
advertisement was not the Wanamaker
feature. The watchman said that the cir
culars had been sent down from upstairs,
and that he had understood at the time
that he was to distribute them to the Treas
ury clerks as they passed out, by the order
of one of4he chief officials.
One of Quay's New York Converts la In Out
"of the Cold.
Washington, August 13. The Secre
tary of the Treasury to-day appointed John
McMackin, of New York City, to be Special
Inspector of Customs for duty at New York.
Mr. McMackin is a warm friend of Dr.
McGlynn and was at the head of the can
vass when Henry George ran for Secretary
of State.
Sir. Powderly Will Not Resign and tho
Order Is Flourishing- Tho Secre
tary's Flatteries; Beport An
Increase In Membership
and Wealth,
rsrzciAX. tiliobak to the dispatch, j
Philadelphia, August 13. Eegard
ing a report published this morning to the
effect that the Knights of Labor are fast
going down and that Mr. Powderly is about
to resign as General Master Workman,
General Secretary-Treasurer John W.
Hayes said to-day: v
I don't care to mako any formal answer to
this. It's unnecessary. This same story I
should say chestnut about Mr. Powderly has
been published COO times and as often denied.
Wlat's the use of me adding to the list! Tha
fact is there is not a word ot truth in it Bo
far as anyone can know Mr. Powderly has
neier thought of resigning. And why should
he' It seems to mo that when certain
nevspapers have nothing else to write about
tbff publish lies about the Knights ot Labor.
-Peftrverygreat institution, I suppose, must
hve its enemies. The truth of the matter is
simply this: There never was a time in the his
tory of the order when it was in better condi
tion than It is at this moment There is no
ouncomoe in tnis; it is an actual lact, as all the
members know. When I took the office of
Treasurer in conjunction with that of Secre
tary, we had a debt ol about 112,000. My re
port, made last April, showed that every cent
of this had been paid off, that tha
order did not owo a Denny, and that
it owned real estate and other property
worth' 5125,000. Does that look like
a decline? Well, hardly. .Now, then, my last
quarterly report, just finished but not yet is
sued, shows an even more gratifying exhibit
We are ont of debt and have a surplus. As to
our membership, that, too. Is on the increase.
It is true there was a time when we lost heav
ily in that respect but we have recovered from
that and are now going ahead. A membership
of nearly 300,000 can baldly be called insignifi
cant and that's what we have to-day. No. I
did not exaggerate one bit when I said that the
order was never in better condition than it is at
this moment for that's the lact Astoth
Powderly story, that's a summer chestnut;
xiuuuiig in it ab aai.
A Fight Between a Railroad Syndicate and
' the State of Ohio.
Columbus, August 13. About ten days
ago, Burchard Hayes, representing the
(Wabash Bailroad consolidation, paid Secre
tary of State Eyan $52,000 for a certificate of
incorporation, which was one-tenth of 1 per
cent on the capital stock of the new syndi
cate. The money was paid under protest.
Mr. Hayes tendering, first a check for the
amount that would have been due under the
old law. Secretary Eyan construed the law
and the full amount was paid. It was not
turned into the State Treasury, as the time
of the quarterly settlement has not arrived.
To-day Mr. Hayes and the committee
authorized to purchase the bonds ot the
companies consolidated, and issne new
bonds of the syndicate, petitioned for an in
junction to restrain Eyan from paying the
(52,000 into the State Treasury. The con
stitutionality of the law will be the issne.
Judge Evans, of the Common Pleas Court,
granted the injunction and fixed the bond
at $500. The injunction will stand until
the meeting of the Supreme Court, Septem
ber 16. The Wabash syndicate is the first
corporation to test the law, and the result
will beawaited with much interest. The
action is at the instance ot the bondholders,
who are How York parties.
Tho Thomson-Houston Electrlo Company
Bwollows Another Corporation.
Boston, August 13. The Thomson-
Houston Electrio Company has purchased
the entire stock and assets of the Van de
Poele Electrio Manufacturing Company, of
Chicago. That company after the sale of
its railway patents to tne xnomson-iiouston
Company, retained an important arc light
ing industry, and also obtained a royalty
per car on all cars manufactured by the
Thomson-Houston Company. Owing to the
increase in the company's business the roy
alty was much larger than anticipated, and
a favorable arrangement had been made for
the purchase of the Yan de Poele Company
and its royalty.
The arc lighting interests will probably
go to the Ft Wayne Electric Company,
which is controlled by the Thomson-Houston
A Brooklyn Regiment Will March Upon
Hamilton, Ont
Hamilton, Ont., August 13. Secre
tary Smith, of the Carnival Committee, has
received word from the officers of the
Thirteenth Eegiment at Brooklyn, N. X.,
stating that the Thirteenth Eegiment,
National Guards, 600 strong, would De here
on the military day of the carnival, pro
viding the Canadian Government would
give permission for the team to come under
arms. ,
The local members at once communicated
with Sir AUelp X. Omfm awl Mftmt vu
Judge Terrill Calls the Trize Fight
Grand Jury Before Him
lie Will Not Consent to Dave tho Case
Transferred to a Justice.
Straws Show That the Accused Will Plead Guilty If
They Are Indicted.
The grand jury at Purvis, Miss., consider
ing the Sullivan-Kilrain prize fight was
called before JudgeTerrill, who told the mem
bers that they could not transfer the case to a
Justice of the Peace. It is now thought
those under suspicion of being connected
with the fight will plead guilty.
Pukvis, Miss.. August 13. The Circuit
Court met promptly at 9 o'clock this morn
ing, but could do nothing but patiently
await the action of the grand juryto fur
nish "grist" for the court mill to grind on.
Eumor has it that Sullivan and Kilrain
have been indicted jointly for prize fighting.
The court kept open in informal session'
with nothing to do until this afternoon, when
the judge took, the bench (moved thereto, as
is supposed, by rumors that the grand jury
were averse to making any presentments,
but would in all probability refer the mat
ter to Justice of tho Peace W. W. Carter,
pursuant to authorityaccorded them by the
act of the Legislature of 1888) and told the
sheriff to direct the bailiff to bring the grand
jury into'court immediately, which was ac
cordingly done. The J udge then re-charged
tnem as loiiows:
chabge of the judge.
Gentlemen: I had you brought out here to
say something to you that I might have said
before. I heard this moraine, from a gentle
man in no wise connected with the grand jury
I don't know, however, that It is in any way
your fault from a gentleman, too, who never
makes it his business to inquire Into what is
going on before the grand jury, that there were
certain proceedings had before you that have
become public, and I had charged you specifi
cally to keep everything secret You swore
upon the Bible and you kissed the Bible if you
did not it was the same thine that you would
keep everything secret Besides. I
Besides, 1 suppose
you know yon are indictable for everything
uiab guea uub uy your xauit.
The matter I refer to is that It was rumored
Jou desired to refer these matters to the
ustioe of the Peace. Upon your oaths you
said yon would make true presentment of all
matters and things coming before you. I
specially Instructed you to find according to
the facts. Tb ere is a statute in the books here
(whether it Is constitutional or not I don't
know), authorizing the grand jury to refer
certain misdemeanors to the Justices of the
Peace. There is one thing, though these mat
ters cannot be transferredto the Justices of tho
Peace without the concurrence of the Court
The Judge Is as much a part of the Court as
hioheb than the legislature.
The Constitution is a part of the supreme
law.of the land, higher than any legislative
act It says that a circuit court jhall haTO full
jurisdiction In all matters, civil and criminal;
in this Btate this court has original jurisdic
tion in all criminal matters. No justice of the
peace court -has got it This is the only
court having it It has it by the- Constitution.
All the Legislatures that might meet could not
transfer it to any other court I want to say to
you, genuemeni that It Is not in your
power to transfer without the consent
of the court I don't Suppose it
was in the minds of the Legislature, or
any intelligent member of it, that matters of
this kind shall be referred to the Justice of the
Peace. .It was Intended, I suppose, that petty
cases, on account of their expense, and such
matters, might be referred to the Justice of
the Peacstf or trial. But the Court is here, and
comes here simply for the matter of trying this
case. As J n dge of tho Court, I would not per
mit such a thine. So far as your deliberations
tend in that direction, you. micht as well give
them up. Just say if you want to transfer
them to the Justice of the Peace, and there is
a power in this Court to do without your
I want to tell you, gentlemen, that It Is
not your business to know what other persons
think, about this, outside. The only lawyer
who has any business beforo you is the District
Attorney. Yon ought not to listen to anything
except what your own minds suggest I think
you may be laboring under a false Impression
as to your power in this matter. If you are
loboring under the idea that you can transfer
it to the Justice of the Peace you are laboring
under a great misapprehension, because It can.
not be transferred, and will not be. You are
selected by the Sheriff, and unless you obey my
instructions I shall discharge you and direct
the Sheriff to summon anew grand jury, and I
shall inform him that unless he summons men
who will obey my Instructions I will Impose a
nne or i,vw upon nun. in investigating tnis
matter, if you find there is nothing in it, and
you say so, you will havo done your duty.
This court costs 5100 per day. That Is no lit
tle money for these poor people. Tho. sooner
yon end this matter the better for all parties. I
hope you will take counsel of your own pru
dence, and if you don't want the counsel of tho
District Attorney vou must not take It If you
want any counsel" either take Ms or mine.
Either has full authority to Instruct you in all
these matters. 1 nope there will be
about this matter. 'I think under tho Consti
tution this Court has jurisdiction and the Leg
islature cannot transfer it I might possibly
transfer it to the Justice ot the Peace. Cer
tainly It would take my action to do so. If there
is anything wrong about it you are not to
blame. The responsibility is mine. I don't see
how you can get ont of tho court myself, as
everyone of you know there are a great many
little cases come up in the Circuit Court, where
fine or imprisonment is imposed, which are
hardly worth the cost of a trial, and these are
the cases which the Constitution intended
should be referred to tho Justice ot the Peace.
I wish you would make up jour mind one
way or the other. If you want to transfer the
case say so. if vou do not want to find bills siv
so. This Court is amply big to do without your
services. I expect my instructions to bo
noticed. Gentlemen, yon are sworn to keep
secret and that you will diligently inquire Into
and true presentment make of all matters.
Presentment is not information at all. Pre
sentment is a Din ol indictments made by the
grand jury. I want to ask you not to take any
advice of anybody, just the advico of your
selves. Gentlemen, I am much obliged for
your attention.
A subfbise to all.
This was a surprise to all, and was re
ceived by the defendants, their counsel and
friends with bad grace and chagrin. This
morning it was believed that all of the par
ties charged would get off light Now
'the reverse opinion prevails.
There is no other thought but what the
fraud jury will Indict the parties. True
ills are looked to be reported to-morrow
against Sullivan and Kilrain, when it is
supposed the legal fight will begin in
District Attorney Neville has telegraphed
Attorney General Miller that it will be use
less for the latter to come here, that he does
not need his aid. It, is inferred by this that
Sullivan and the others will plead guilty.
Governor Foraker Refuses a Requisition
for 8aperlatendentCarroU.
Columbus, O., v August 13. Governor
Foraker to-day, on his return from New
York, declined to issne a warrant of extra
dition for Elchard Carroll, General Super
intendent of the Queen and Crescent route.
who ( wanted by Governor Lovry, of Mis-t-lMlppi,
Ma aids gad abettor la the Sal-
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tne yueen and Crescent is already
arrest in Mississippi. Governor For
u -
finding is as follows:
This requisition coming on to bo heard, and
,i vtsiuK uiaue hi appear, on lesiimuuy uucicu
on behalf of Carroll, that he was not present
in the State of Mississippi at the time of the
fighting of the prize fight mentioned in the
requisition, and that ho had nothing whatever
to do withe same, it is considered that a war
rant of extradition should not issue.
A Money Chancer Attacked In HIi Office
by Armed Men Looking Down the
Mnzzlo of a Revolver One
'Robber Arrested.
New York, August 13. To have rob
bers rush into a broker's office under the
very shadow of Trinity Church, present a
revolver of 44-caliber, and order hands up
is a decided novelty in New York, but that
is precisely what happened at 69 Broadway
at 11:05 this forenoon. For the post 1G
years Mr. G. Loeb has been dealing in for
eign and domestic money in Lower Broad
way. His office is in the Arcade building,
which boasts, among other tenants, the
Union Trust Company, the Manhattan
Elevated Bailroad Company, and Mr. Jay
Gould. Perhaps the robbers came there
after Mr. Gould. The entrance to
Mr. Loeb's office was down a flight of seven
steps. At the bottom of the steps the double
doors are kept wide open in warm weather.
The show window is protected by a frail
wire netting, a foot high only. The connter
is about seven feet long. For six days in
the week, and eight and a half hours in the
day, Mr. Loeb can be found on the other
side of the counter, and an assistant attend
ing to the books and correspondence is usu
ally handy by at the counter, a little
further back, where he has a glass frame
before him With a window in it Between
Mr. Loeb and this assistant and under the
counter, is a cash drawer with no bell on it.
Mr. Loeb's clerk walked out of the office
at 11 o'clock for lunch as usual. After five
minutes Mr. Loeb saw two young men com
ing down the stairway and" arose from his
chair to greet them, supposing them to be
customers. They came down the stairs
rapidly. The moment they reached the floor
Mr. Loeb'happened to turn his eyes toward
the show window, when he next looked
toward the young men he found himself
looking square in the muzzle of a 44-caliber
"Throw up yer hands," said the nice
young man with the revolver, and Mr. Loeb
made a Y ol himself instantly, but instead
pt standing there.as the robber expected him
to do, he jumped to the right and fell up
against the show window. Then he began
to bang to bangthe glass with his knuckles
and call for help. Exasperated at this, the
robber with the revolver said: "Yon shut
up," and at the same moment pulled the
trigger of his revolver. The ball cut away
a foid of Mr. Loeb's shirt over his shoulder
and buried itself in the wooden frame be
neath the show window.
The other bandit made a break for the
money drawer, but found it empty. They
were interrupted by the crowd which the
revolver had gathered and did not see a
pile of coin and notes on shelves within
reach. They bolted out of the door, bnt one
who called himself 'William Trainer ran
into' a policeman's arms and was arrested.
He said he had lived in Chicago, was a
clerk, but had been in the prize ring.
One Went Oat to Caleb the Other, and Is
Now Missing.
New Castle, August 13. As was stated
in these dispatches yesterday, Sam Huston
escaped from the New Castle jail'in a mys
terious manner. Another prisoner named
Dan Carson, a notorious tough about tho
city, informed the Sheriff yesterday that he
had been made a confidant of by Huston,
and that he knew exactly where Huston was
going. Carson said he would go along and
point out the house in which the escaped
prisoner was hiding. The Sheriff believed
Carson and the two went to Enon Valley. 14
miles from New Castle. Carson came to a
house which he said was the one in
which Huston would be found.
At-the suggestion of the Sheriff Carson
started for the house, and as he got out of
sight this was the last seen of prisoner No.
2. The parties who reside in the house said
that Carson walked right past and when he
had gone a short distance started on a run.
The Sheriff returned to Newcastle early this
evening with no clue to tile whereabouts of
either of the prisoners.
Railroads Washed Ont, Crops Destroyed
and the Country Flooded.
KAHSA3 CitV, Mo., August 13. Ee
ports of the effects of this morning's heavy
rain and windstorm areieing received here.
The tracks of every road, excepting the
Union Pacific, running into Kansas City,
were damaged in some manner by the storm
so that all the trains were delayed. Many
bridges on the Santa Fe and Southern Kan
sas roads were destroyed and the heavy iron
bridge on the former road at Olathe was
washed away. Several trains on these two
roads were abandoned.
Almost every foot of country between
Kansas City and Topeka is covered with
water, and the corn crop in tnat territory is
badly damaged. At Atchison several build
ings were blown down. -At Falls City,
Kan., J. M. Boommis' barn was struck by
lightning and burned.
A Man Who Was Compelled to Leave Ar
kansas Wants 8100,000 Damages.
Helena, Aek., August 13. A very im
portant suit wits filed to-day in the United
States Circuit Court in this city. The
plaintiff is S, F. Sweet and the defendants
35 citizens of Forest City, Ark., composing
some of the leading merchants of that city.
The plaintiff was, during the riot on the
19th of May last, one pf the men who, it
was claimed, was compelled to leave the
State, and being nowa citizen of the State
of Tennessee ho brings this suit in the
United States Court for (100,000 damages
against the defendants, who, he-claims,
drove him from his home .because he chose
to vote his own sentiments.
The Experience of a Girl Who Wanted a
Handsome Trnssean.
Jebset City, August 13. Marie Eose
Bablich was recently sentenced to 2 years
imprisonment for burglary and will soon be
taken to the State prison. She, on the eve
of her wedding, because her trousseau did
not suit her, entered her ex-employers resi
dence and stole three dresses. She was to
have married William "Kaufman.
Last night Kaufman secured the services
of Justice Aldridge, and they went to the
county jail where Hiss Bablich was made
Mrs. Kaufman.
A National Bank for. Jeannette.
Washington, August 13. The Con
troller of the Currency to-day authorized
the Frankfort National ..Bank, of Frank
fort, Ky., to begin business with s capital
of 1100.000. and Iks Tin Vatlsnsl lui mi
JMwvtto, ?, wtital 9tW,m
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.rmect on&o Hew Elixir.
BAD eesults is two cases.
A Eraco of Reporters Laid Up by a Coarse
of the Treatment.
Tests at Ealtliaore and BaSala are Froaoaneed
Partly Successful.
Philadelphia physicians have made ex
periments showing that the alleged effect
of the new elixir are largely imaginary.
Two reporters are in bed as the result of a
test Experiments continue to bo made all
over the country.
Philadelphia, August 13. A new
theory accounting for the apparent effects
of the Brown-Sequard animal tonic, or elixir
of life, has been developed by the experi
ments of Dr. Joseph Leidy, Jr., of the Penn- .
aylvania Hospital for the Insane, and Dr.
W. G. Howell, of Tioga. These gentlemen,
while not condemning the elixir as a hum
bug as yet, have been led to ask wheth
er these results are not due to imagination...
Dr. Leidy first injected the preparation
recommended by Brown-Sequard into a man
90 years old, whose only 'ailment is general
debility due to age. The man, within five
minutes after the treatment, declared that
he could read with much more ease and
rapidity than he could before, and on the
following day he a veered-that he conld walk
with much less difficulty. The physician
then injected into his arm a preparation of
nothing more than water and salt, and the
nonogenarian reported the same felicitions
effects in a still greater degree than he had
received from the first preparation. Pre
cisely the same facts confronted Dr. Leidv
in several other cases, in all of which the
patients thought that the second dose was
the much vaunted "elixir."
effect of niAorjrATiojr.
au conversation to-day Dr. .Leidv in
conversation to-day Dr. Leidv
stanced the well-known fact that the imag
ination is a potent factor in the treatment
of ailments. "I have often eiven hvrjo.
dermic injections of water to people suffer
ing pain or sleeplessness," he said, "and
generally with the jfrompt result of driving
away the pain or the insomnia, a result due
entirely to the belief on the part of the pa
tient that the water is a medicine sure to do
its work."
The reporters who subjected themselves
out of curiosity to the Brown-Sequard
elixir, at the Medico-Chirurgical Hospital,
yesterday, are both laid up for repairs to
day, and one of them is considerably scared
about his condition. He sent a
summons for Prof. Henry C. Boenning, who
administered the emulsive preparation, and
upon concluding his experiments to-day,
Prof. Boenning repaired at once to the
house and found the patient, who was enjoy
ing the best of good health and spirits yes
terday, in bed.
His face wore a woe-begone expression
and he showed traces of having slept very
little during the night 'His symptoms were
severe pains in the head, soreness in the
limbs and high fever. ' He sorely regretted
having had anything to do with the new
life-giving remedy.
The other newspaper man who tried it
failed to report for duty also, and inquiry
developed the fact that he was compelled to
keep his bed to-day with a high fever,
pains in the head, a painful couiusiou of
ideas and severe pains in the groin and its
vicinity. This young man is also badlv
scared, and reproaches himself for his folly.
The result of the experiment with the
newspaper men made Prof. Boenning ex
tremely cautious to-day, and he declined to
administer the injection to any patient until
he first explicitly stated that it was at his
own personal risk.
"We do not know what this thing is yet,"
said Prof. Boenning. "We only know
that it comes recommended from a very
high source, and that its results so far
as learned have been in a number of coses
beneficial. What its influence may be iu
any specific case we cannot telL We must
have it distinctly understood that we advise
no one to undergo this treatment"
The Result of a Baltimore Test of the Mew
Baltimore, August 13. Physicians
here think the new liquid, Brown-Sequard'B
so-called elixir of life, is nothing more
than a powerful stimulant which might, if
properly used, do much good,v for
instance, in tiding a patient over a dan
gerous crisie. Dr. W. H. Brooks ha3.
experimented on an Irishman 60 years oldi
who was run down by rheumatism. The
material used was from a healthy lamb ancL
diluted with water. He put into the man's,
arm about 11 a. it. three injections of at
dram and a half each about the temperature.:
of a man's blood.
In ten minntes the man, who had no idea,
he was having a new remedy tried uponr
him, acted like a man who was "feelinc
pretty good" from a drink of whisky. His;,
tongue got loose, he talked in the happiest:
way, his pulse became accelerated 20 or 30
beats, and he asserted that he had improved
wonderfully. There was no action like that
of a man really intoxicated. The exhilara
tion lasted three hours, when the patient
went off into an easy sleep, and when ha
awoke said he was feeling much better.
Only a Strong Tonic.
Buffalo, August 13. Experiments with
the Brown-Sequard elixir, by doctors of this
city, lead them to believe that it is a strong
tonic, but not a panacea.
An Anti-Monopolistic Measure Practically
Killed la Georgia.
Atlanta, Ga., August IB. The House;
Committee on Eailroads this evening prac-.
tically killed what is known as the Olive
MIL This bill was aimed at railroad con
solidation, providing forfeitures of charters
in certain cases. It was an extreme anti
monopolistic measure. Bailroad men all
over the country, it is said, have watched
the progress of the bill with deep interest
Glass Workers and Manufacturers Confer.
Wheelxno, W. Va., August 13. Tha
conference committee of the Flint Glass
WorKers Union met representatives of the
Wheeling glass concerns at the McClore
House this morning, and spent several
hours in revising the paste mold list No
definite conclusion was arrived at, and the
meeting was adjourned for one week, when
another conference will be held.
The Color Line la Mexico
City of Mexico, August 13. The Vox
de Mexico ot to-day says petitions against
negro immigration to Mexico are shortly to
be simulated throughout the WBfy, for.
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