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A remarkable romance, written conjointly by j "
Mr. WongHatska Foo, an attache of tbe Chi
nese Legation, and Mr. Albert Dayton, -will ap '
pear In Sunday's Dispatch.
-Hon, Henry Hall, the talented Bpeafcer pro
tem'of the last Pennsylvania Legislature, win
'describe la Sunday's Dispatch soma night
scene In the treat metropolis.
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Carnegie Suggests Cleveland
for a Second Term.
THE SURPBISING SPEECH
Made Dy the Great Iron Manufacturer
at a Big Boston Banquet.
A PLEA FOE PURITY IN POLITICS.
The Ex-President Delivers an Address
Upon Ballot Reform. .
GEADI TALKS OF THE EACE PEOBLEH
At the banquet of the Boston Merchants'
Association last night G rover Cleveland
was the guest of honor, and delivered an
address demanding a radical reform of the
ballot. Later Andrew Carnegie, referring
to'Mr. Cleveland, suggested that the best
thing to do with ex-Presidents was to ran
them again. This was received with great
applause. Henry "W. Grady, Governor
Ames and others also spoke.
rsrXCIAI. TJXEOIULif TO THE DISPATCH
Boston, December 12. Though nothing
of a political nature was intended to trans
pire at the big banquet of the Boston Mer
chants' Association at the Hotel Vendome
to-night, all shades and complexions of poli
ticians were there. Hnrd-shtll" protection
ists and strong-minded Irce traders sat elbow
to elbow and enjoyed the elaborate bill of
fare with as much equanimity as though
politics bad never been heard of. 'Then they
listened to some speeches from men who rep
resented the extreme ideas on the tariff
Ex-President Grover Cleveland was the
lion of the occasion. When he rose to
speak tbe cheering lasted 70 seconds. It
was noticed that Mr. Andrew Carnegie, of
Pittsburg, the treat iron manufacturer, who
- boomed Blaine and protection In 1881, and
who fought against President Cleveland's
re-election last year, applanded Mr. Cleve
land to-night jnst as heartily as did the
..Hon. Frank Jones, the big brewer, who
took off his coat to help elect Cleveland.
A STRIKING FEATOBE.
' But the striking, because entirely unex
pected, feature of. the evening was the speech
of Mr. Carnegie, in which he more than in
timated that tbe proper thing to do was to
run Mr. Cleveland for President once more.
There were 400 of Boston's leading mer
chants around the table. The big banquet
room was a bewildering mass of color from
countless flags and streamers grouped in
unique design and floating gracefully from
chandeliers to pillars and walls. The tables,
too, seemed like long flower gardens, so pro
line were the floral decorations.
When the speaking began many of the
gentlemen were forced to sit in the '"annex'
-si the sid? rooms are called. They were so
far from the b5j round table at which the
guests and speakers were sitting that it was
difficult to hear what was said. Mr. Cleve
land was the only one whose voice was heard
above tbe noise that always accompanies the
seating of such a large company. He spoke
with apparent effort, tuning his voice to an
-unnatural pitch to make himself heard.
- ) -TBXINO TO REACH ALL.
The Hon. John M. Forbes was one of
those whose seat was far removed from the
speakers, and Mr. Cleveland, seeing his
efforts to hear what was being said, delivered
his speech in stentorian tones. There was
another reason why Mr. Cleveland exerted
himself. All the ladies in the hotel crowded
around the doors and windows for a glimpse
of tbe ex-President, and they were rewarded.
Thev not only saw him, but heard him as
- It was 8:15 o'clock before 'President Lane
introduced Governor Ames, who welcomed
the guests of the occasion. When he men
tioned the welcome extended to the dis
tinguished guet from .New York the assem
bly greeted tbe mention with loud applause.
Governor Ames then turned to Mr. Cleve
land and said: "If wicked Democrats speak
as well of me when I retire from office as
Republicans now do of you I shall be
abundantly satisfied." This sentiment was
also loudly cheered.
President Lane then introduced ex-Presi
dent Cleveland as one who, strong in his
personality, would speak strong words to
night, which would be heard all over the
land and across the sea, in behalf of pure
politics and those reforms which are now
sweeping all, parties before them. Mr.
Cleveland was greeted with long continued
applause, shouts and cheers, the entire as
sembly rising, waving handkerchiefs and
cheering lustily. Mr. Cleveland spoke in a
strong, well modulated voice and was easily
heard by alL During his remarks he said:
Political selfishness cheapens In the minds of
if. the people their apprehension of the character
and functions of the Government; it distorts
every conception of the duty of good citizen
ship, and creates an atmosphere in which in
iauitous purposes and.designs lose their odious
features. It begins when a perverted
judgment is won to the theory that
political action may be used solely for
prlrate gain and advantage, and when a tender
conscience is quieted by the ingenious argu
ment that such gain and advantage are ldenti
! with the Dublic welfare. This sta-n hiiln.
been reached and self-interest being now fully
aroused, agencies are used and practices per
mitted in the accomplishment or its pur
poses, which seen in the pure light
"'lot. disinterested patriotism, are viewed
with fcarand hatred. The Independent thought
and free political preference of those whom
Fate has made dependent upon daily toil for
hard earned bread, are strangled and destroyed
by intimidation and tbe fear of loss of employ
ment. Vile, unsavory forms rise to the surface
of our agitated political waters, and gleefully
anticipate in the anxiety of selfish interest,
their opportunity to fatten upon corrupted and
This train of thought leads us to consider the
imminent danger which threatens us from the
Intimidation and corruption of our voters. It
is too, late to temporise with these evils rrto-
EpeaE oi mem oiuerwise man In the plainest
terms. We are spared the labor of proving
their existence, for all admit it That they e
terribly on the increase all must concede.
-, V'JfcTHE PCSfEE OF INTIMIDATION.
Let uslooV with a degree of pity ana charity
upon those who yield to fear and intimidation
'in the, exercise of their right of suffrage.
Though they ought not thus to yield, we can
' not forget that as against their free ballot they
see In the scale their continned em
ployment, the comforts ,of their homes
and the maintenance of their families.
Wo need not stifle our scorn and
'contempt for the wretch who basely sells bis
Tote, ana wno lor onus ueirajs m irusi oi
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'..If th.. Iia hnt fntlotrt "In A lOW ltld Vn1
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fashion the examnle of those who proceed
Inpon the theory that political action may be
turned tn nrf n.tA e4tn Tint tvtmthpr WA nitv
II or whether we hate, our betrayal is none the
ivs tauujucicj uur win eiiucr pi. ui w
restore our birthright. But we know
that when political selfishness is destroyed
our dangers will disappear: and, though the '
way to lis strongnoia may oe long ana weary,
we will follow it fighting as we go. There
will be no surrender, nor will there be deser
tions from our ranks. Selfishness and corrup
tion have sot yet achieved a lasting triumph,
and their bold defiance will but hasten the
day of their destruction.
This hope, risen like the star in the ast, has
fixed the gaze of our patriotic fellow-countrymen;
and everywhere in our busy marts of
trade and on our farms in our cities and in our
villages in tbe dwellings of the rich and in the
homes ol the poor in our universities and in
our workshops In our banking bouses and in
tbe ranks of inexorable toll they greet with
enthusiastic acclaim the advent of ballot re
form. There are no leaders in this cause. Those
who seem to lead tbe movement are but swept
to the front by the' surging force of patriotic
sentiment. It rises far above partisanship, and
only the heedless, the sordid and tbe depraved
refuse to join In the crusade. As it has been
with civil service reform, so will it be with bal
lot reform, except that the coming victory will
be more speedily achieved and will bo more
In conclusion, let me say that good men have
no cause for discouragement. Though there
are dangers which threaten our welfare and
safety, the virtue and patriotism of the Ameri
can p'eople are not lost, and we shall find them
sufficient for us. If in too great confidence
they slumber, they will not always sleep. Let
them bnt be aroused from lethargy and indif
ference by the consciousness of peril, and they
will burst tbe bonds of political selfishness,
revive their political freedom and restore the
purity of their suffrage.
THE BACE QUESTION.
The Ho'n. Henry W. Grady, of the At
lanta Constitution, also received a rousing
greeting. There was a great deal of interest
to hear what he had to say about the "race
problem in the South," and the gentlemen
were satisfied from his intelligent handling
of the subject that he had made of it a care
Mr. Grady said that he was invited to dis
cuss the race problem. No missionary
could stand deeper in need of unction and
address than he in planting the standard of
a Southern Democrat in Boston. He should
speak in perfect friendliness and sincerity.
The South, the iairest and richest domain
on earth, is so scantily peopled that but 15
per cent of its lands are cultivated; the sons
of New England seek with troubled eyes
some new Eldorado, yet since I860 the emi
gration of Nortbeners to the South has been
decreasing because of the race problem and
the suspicion it breeds.
The Southerners were so beset with this
problem that their very existencedeptds on
its right solution. The speaker concluded:
"Give us the broad and perfect loyalty that
loves and trusts Georgia alike with Massa
chusetts that knows no South, no North,
no East.no "West, but endears with equal
and patriotic love every foot of our soil;
every. State of our Union." Much applause,
considerable laughter, and tears, too, were
evoked by Mr. Grady's address.
CABNEGIE AND CLEVELAND.
Mr. Andrew Carnegie was then intro
duced. Prior to entering upon the dis
cussion of his topic he referred to Mr.
Cleveland as onewho,history would declare,
had tried to do his duty, and who possessed
the respect of the entire country regardless
of party. He said Mr. Cleveland had
demonstrated one answer to a question of
his ow.n asking, "What to do with ex-Presidents?"
He bad shown that one good thing
to do with them was to invite them to all
banquets, and in this connection the ques
tion occurred to him, Why not run them
At this there was a storm of applause,
with cries of "Good," "That's so," and re
Mr. Carnegie then proceeded to a brief
exposition of the wonderfnl brosrress made
l by this country during tne past ju years in
commerce, manuiactory ana mining, aeciar
ihg that in tbe last two industries she noW
leads the world, while. ber credit is first
among nations. Hifl? adreftswhich war;
brief, owing to tbe lateness ofi the hour, was
confined almost wholly tostatistlcs.
NO SERIOUS DANOEES.
He took occasion .to say that he did not
share tbe iears of some that tbe Republic
was surrounded by any serious dangers.
He -clitTed nothing could prevent ber from
achieving ber destiny. Mr. Carnegie was
followed by Hon. W. Ij. Putnam, late
Democratic candidate Cor Governor of
Maine, who spoke briefly.
Besides the local guests there were the fol
lowing gentlemen, who accompanied Mr.
Gradv irom Georgia: Ex-Governor Bttlus
B. Bullock, Dr. J. W. Eankin, Clarence
Knowles. S. M. Inman, Dr. R. B. Spalding,
Colonel Evan P. Howell, Thomas D. Mead
er. J. B. Holliday, W. A. Hemphill, Judge
George Hillyer, John H. Inman, President
Norton, of 'the Louisville and Nashville
Railroad; Mr. J. Verdney, the Hon. Patrick
Calhoun and. Mr. C. C. Nichols.
THE INEVITABLE STRUGGLE.
Canada's Tronble Could Not bo Entirely
Settled by Annexation Alone.
Ottawa, Ont., December IZ-Dalton
McCarthy, M. P., the nominal leader of the
Equal Bights party, addressed a large
audience, under tbe auspices of the Equal
Bights Association, in the Grand Opera
House to-night. He declared that the
solution of the political differences which
beset the Dominion rested with the English
speaking people. While claiming abso
lute freedom of religion to all,
he would dfny to any sect
the power to intrude itself on
the sphere of civil power. On. this point
alone the equal rights supporters differed
from the Catholics, whom, he regretfully
observed, were ranging themselves on the
opposite side for an inevitable struggle.
Once and for all it must be understood
that the present difficulties would never be
settled by annexation. Separate schools
and dual languages must go. If tbe Quebec
Legislature obtained recognition of French
as the official language 0 years ago, why
could not the Imperial Parliament amend
the Federal Constitution in 1690? Resolu
tions indorsing the speaker's position were
A BIG B.AND0.PUECHABE.
Hundreds of Acres Donsnt to Establish n
General Freight Depot.
SPECIAL TELEO BAM TO THE DISPATCH. 1
Baltimore, December 12. The Balti
more and Ohio Bailroad Company has pur
chased at Berlin, on the main line, between
tbe Point of Bocks and Harper's Ferry,
400 to 500 acres of land, for the general
receiving and distributing freight depot
for the entire system. The place is 70 miles
from Baltimore, and admirably situated for
the purpose for which it was bought.
The establishment of the depot will ob
viate the blocking of cars at the terminals,
and grestly facilitate the handling of
freight. All trains will be stopped there,
and the cars so arranged that they can be
distributed without tbe switching process.
THE LONDON GAS STEIEE.
More, ef the Men Have Gone Our, bnt Tbcro
Is No Disturbance.
London, December 12. The second shift
of men employed in the gas works struck at
11 o'clock to-night There was no disturb
ance, and they went out in an orderly way.
The company is engaging "blacklegs" in
the provinces. It offers a bonus of 2 for
the first week and 1 a week for each suc
ceeding week during the strike in addition
to the regular wages.
The' pickets working for the stokers got
hold of nearly 200 men brought up from
Portsmouth by the company and induced
them to desert The committee organizing
the ttrike has appealed to the public for
UNDER M1SK FIBE.
A Seventh Regiment Captain Coursed With
Stealing nu Own I. O. D.'s From His
Lieutenant Pocket A Court
tBFECXU. TZXXCrSAH TO TBB PISFATC8.t
NewYoek, December 12. Captain A.
E. Allen, of the .Fourth Company of the
Seventh Regiment, is in trouble. Charges
involving his standing as a gentleman and
an officer have been preferred, and a court
martial will be convened before which he
will be required to plead. The story current
among military men to-day was that some
time last Monday night, that being the night
for the regular company drill, somebody
went to the pri vstelocker of First Lieutenant
T. A. Patterson, and, opening it, took
from Mr. Patterson's clothing that was
hanging' there, certain letters or papers
which, if submitted to court, would amount
to documentary evidence that the Captain
had borrowed considerable sums of money
oi his First Lbutenant
It was alleged .that Williams, the colored
servant of the company, saw this done, and
reported the matter to Lieutenant Patter
son, saying that the persom who had taken
the letters was Captain Allen. At
this, Lieutenant Patterson, it is said,
went to Colonel Appleton and asked
to be relieved entirely from further duty,
and when a reason for this request was
asked for, he brought his accusation against
Captain Allen, and said that if Allen
was to stay ' in the regiment he
(Patterson) wonld not remain in
it. Subsequently formal charges, based
on the facts as alleged, were prepared. The
amount of monev involved was said to be
something like $1,200.
A reporter called at the home of Captain
Allen, Williamsburg, to-night. A young
man with a military bearing came to the
door and said that Captain Allen was not
in, and that he could not say anything
about the case. Captain Allen is a clerk in
a Brooklyn municipal department. Lien
tenant Patterson is a tobacco broker at
136 Pearl street. At the Seventh's armory,
the reporter met a number of gentlemen in
the Fourth company's room and repeated
the story about the charges against their
Captain as it had been here related. They
listened to it, and then one, who said he
could speak for the rest, said:
"You must see Captain Allen and Lien
tenant Patterson about this matter. We
cannot talk about it, but we can tell you
one thing. It is not true, as yon say, that
the borrowed money has nothing to do with
tbe case. We cannot tell yon what is true,
in the case, however."
A HIGH-LICENSE DECLAEATION.
Tho Union Leacno Club Will Take That
Instead of Prohibition.
SPECIAL rcLEORAM TO TUB DIBPi.TCII.1
NettYoek:, December 12. The Union
League Club assembled to-night, for a
serious discussion of the temperance ques
tion, with the result of determining that
since prohibition pure and simple can't
he had, tbe next best thing is high license.
The Committee on Political Keform had
drawn up a manifesto to this effect last
month, and the following resolution was
That we deem It unwise and dangerous to the
cause of temperance for the friends of high li
cense to accept any measure that does notcome
up to the fair intention of that policy. That it is
better to let the Democratic party and the
Prohibitionists divide the responsibility for the
present state of intemperance, crime and pov
erty until such time as a practicable remedy
can be secured. That we earnestly recommend
to the BeDUbllCan members of the Leeisla-
ture at the ensuing session to stand fast for tbei
principle of high license, so that Whenever a
license law shall be carried the Btate can se
cure substantial benent Irom such a measure.
The club passed the resolution.
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A CAX1HB SUfi A 1IU4.1.
Several Uvei May bo Sacrificed In to Wild
Nebbaska Cirr, December 12. A
shooting affray, which has already resulted
in the wounding of one man and promises
to cost the lives of several others,
took place north of this city this
morning. George and Joe Hess were cross
ing the farm of a neighbor named Fielding
Hall, over a road which he had closed,
when Hall and his wife came ont and or
dered them to turn back. Joe Hess drew a
revolver and fired once at Hall and twice at
his wife without effect.
Hall got his shotgun at the house, and,
returning, discharged one barrel into George
Hess. He fired .the other at Joe. bnt the
latter took refuge behind bis pony and the'
animal received tbe charge intended for
him. The Hess boys went home. Joe got a
friend, heavily armed, and is. now looking
for HalL Warrants have beeu issued for all
CLOSE 0P THE CE0NIN CASE,
tttorney Mills Is Too III to Make the Final
tSPECIAZ. tSUOlUlI TO THE DISPATCH.!
Chicago, December 12. Luther Laflin
Mills, who was to have made the closing ar
gument in the Cronin case to-morrow, is
very ill, and has been warned by bis doc
tors not to attempt to speak. State's Attor
ney Longenecker will therefore make the
The case may go to the jury to-morrow
WENT ALONE TO THE PENITENTIAE1.
A Busy Sheriff Did Not Have Time to Guard
Louisville, December 12. Jeff Fuson,
from Pineville, applied at the penitentiary
to-day to be incarcerated. He presented a
letter and an order of commitment from the
Sheriff of Bell county. The conviction was
last August for malicious shooting and
wounding, bnt the Sheriff could not find
time to bring his prisoner to jail. At last
he trusted him to come alone.
A MINNESOTA LAND DEAL
Property to the Value of 81,000,000 Pur.
chnaed by n Syndicate.
Dultjth, Minn., December 12. A large
land deal has been practically closed, by
which M. B. Harrison, of this city, sells to
a London and New York syndicate Over
51,000,000 worth of city property.
Among the London members of the syndi
cate are T. P. O'Connor and Spencer Bal
four, cousin of tbe Irish Secretary, both of
whom are members of Parliament
ME8. CAMPBELL TEEI ILL.
The Wife of the Governor-Elect of Ohio In
n. Dangerous Stale.
Cincinnati, December 12. Word was
received here to-night from Hamilton, O.,
that the wife of Governor-elect James E.
Campbell is lying dangerously ill at her
Mrs. Campbell was talten ill yesterday
with an acute disease, and has been growing
worse ever since.
' .AN BXPEET SAFE BDEGLAEI.
Securities to the Value of $3,000 Removed
From a Merchant's Offlce.
Chicago, December 12. The fact has
just transpired that expert cracksmen en
tered the office of C A. Wbyland & Co.,
commission merchants on Pacific avenue,
Wednesday nieht opened the safe in the
most workmanlike manner ana canted oft
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about f 5,000 worth of
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securities, most of
EMIN'S AGED AUNTIE.
Good Old Mrfi.Xol"sori,,o! the West
End, on the Explorer's Start.
A PRECOCIOUS EXPLORING INFAKT
Was Joe Bchnitzler, Who' Ore w Up to be
Stanley's Eight Bo TMr.
HOW HE PEIED INTO TIB CUPBOARDS
Anil Delved la the Attic ff Bis , fyyhood's Horns in
There Is not only something entertainingly'
funny, but a good deal that is instructive as
to the inclination of the twig that bends the
tree, in the story The Dispatch brings
out from the West End this morning. Good
old Mrs. "Kelson, of Steuben street, is the 72.;
year-old aunt of Emin Bey, whose right
name is "Dr. Joseph Schnifzler; and she
talks of his infantile precocity.
"And so you are Emin Bey's aunt?" ssid
a D.ispatch reporter to Mrs. J. P. Kolson,
of Steuben street, West End.
"Yes, .sir," said a sweet and motherly old
ladv. who has passed her 72 mile stones,
and still retains a fresh and genial face,
peering from behind spectacles though it
Mrs. Kolson told the story of her connec
tion with the illustrious explorer and dis
tinguished soldier, with intelligence and
evident pride. During tho progress of her
story a pleasant smile played upon he?
features, and her good old eyes
seemed aflame as if touched by some
magic wand of youth. Though, many years
have separated Mrs. Kolson from btti
nephew (whom she last saw a baby boy) and"(
broad seas have rolled between them, sne .
has followed him with her heart, gloried itr
his 'achievements, and. waits and hopes,
again to witness the world offer him, to-,
gether with his distinguished compeer, H.
M. Stanley, the thanks due them for their
remarkable deeds of dlscbvery.
Mrs. Kolson said: "Emin Bey is my
nephew; his father is my brother. His real -name
is Joseph Bchnitzler. He was born in
Cologne, Germany, three years before I left
for America. While I remained in' my
native city I saw much of my little nephew;
FUNNY TO CALL HIM EMIN. t
"My brother's honse and ours were contig
uous. Emin (I will call him by that namej
though it does sound fanny to call little
Joe Schnitzler that) was the eldest son. He
Was a precocious child and developed early,
in embryonic degree, those remarkable
traits of character which Subsequently wouj
for him renown.
"While still a baby, nnable to lisp a!
word, he had a faculty of crawling info?
erery nook and Corner of the room. Boll
ink ont of his cradle, he would crawl to the,
fender and investigate every article on it;
Aiany a lime x save saiu 10 ms mviuei.i
.'This child is destined to achieve great
things in the future.' and our. predictions''
have been vindicated by bis history up (03
"Every day this investigating trait devel-f
oped in marvelous manner in the boy. Be
fore he could walk properly he.of ten frighU
enedbia mother by attemplng to .climb npdjwayjg to-be organizedVof -which he is to
'stsirsrnd it is .woBderfnlnhatln-hirearfl JSr,:.- 5iA Xm.vp;
Jiest'days 'some accident did not overtake
'blm, cutting short his life. And now, just to
.think of it! he has escaped from the Dark
Continent only to fall out a window and
break his head! However, fortune smiled
upon him while young, and his career is
.marked by her hand.
A few months previous to my departure
for America, Emin had developed a remark
able faculty for exploration. Bis rambles'
through the house caused the utmost dis
comfiture to his family. He would pry
into cupboards on the top floor of the house,
and hunt out old relics that had been stored
awar from time immemorial. No part 0
the house bnt was knpwa to bim. Every
drawer in everv room was minutely exam.
ined, and his inspection was perfect.
A WIUEE EXPLOEEE.
"He did not confine his youthful travels
to the interior of tbe house. The adjoinins
territory, whether it belonged to his father
or not, was secretly invaded by bim. Often
he wonld be fonnd a distance from home,
and his mother, in absolute consternation
for Mb safety, had to hunt for hours before
she could capture him.
"The boy, when I knew him, was really
pretty. He was always good-tempered
not like most children, crying whenever he
sustained a fall. His early habits were con
ducive to bravery. Nothing seemed to
scare him. He was friendly to everybody,,
but not over communicative, at this early
age. His explorations were always carried
on alone, and what he discovered in his
rambling he kept to himself.
"When I left Germany I only wrote one
letter to my brother (Emin's father). This
letter he never answered, and all the in
formation I have had since that time I re
ceived in an indirect manner.
"The first direct and reliable news
I have ever hid of him since
leaving Cologne, was six years ago.
A lady friend of mine, who resided
in the West End, went over to Germany.
While traveling through the country she
stopped for a lew days at Cologne. She
had heard me speak about mv brother, and
his sooj so she took the trouble to bunt
him up. After a search of a day she found
bim (my brother) living in a suburb of the
city. He had then retired from business.
A DOCTOB AND TtJBKISH SOLSIEB.
"In tbe conversation that ensued, my
friend asked my brother what bad become
of Joseph (Emin). He told her that Joe
had taken a course of stddy at the Medical
University, passed his examination and was
admitted to the profession. After trettincr
his diploma he started in an offiee in one of
the fashionable quarters of Cologne. His
professional career in the city was of short
duration, but while it lasted he was suc
cessful. "Myjbrotherfhen went on to say how Joe
had constantly talked 'on Oriental topics;
he had an insatiable desire to travelihrough
the Eastern ,world. This longing ripened
with such intensity that nil persuasion on
the part of his parents to dissuade him from
carrying 'out his project was ntterlv
fruitless. He Sold out his prOiessIonal
interest and crossed the European continent.
traveling into Tnrkey. Arrived at Con
stantinople, he' joined the Turkish army,
and did active service for the Sultan, for
which he was subsequently promoted. The
next time my brother heard of his son it was
to the effect that he was crossing the African
Continent The whoIeworld knows of his
record since then, and it Is needless for me
to recount his exploits."
OTHEB EMtNEN BELATIVEfl.
Mrs. Kolson's son, who is a nephew of
.Emin Bey, has been Mayor of Terre Haute,
Ind., for two terms. He and his mother are
now trying to. get communication with the
African explorer. She has lost traoe of her
brother, and all communication with the
German authorities appear to be useless.
Mrs. Kolson and her family are the only
relatives that Emin Bey has, if Ais father is
dead, on tbe paternal side. There were only
tne brother ana suier. ut remained in
. . . . ..
America. - 1
Ma husband was a soldier in the Geman. J
5 ".&w-.&'-' ..!.'.- . ' ji'fsiiH, ijfaii
DECEMBER 13, 1889.
army, and, after serving out the conscrip
tion, came to Pittsburg. He worked a, a
roller for a number of years in Painter's
mill, in the West End. He died some three
Chicago Chooses a Board That Will Dis
burse 830,009,000 The Majority
of the Independent Candi
Chicago, December 12. The most im
portant local election probably ever-held in
Chicago took place to-day.' It was'to decide
the control of a newly created board of nine
Water Way Commissioners, the members of
which are to have the raising and disburse
-nent of funds estimated from $15,000,000 to
530,000,000, and the employment for an in
definite period of 10,000 to 18,000 men.
Cumulative voting was permitted, and the
Democratic and Bepublican conventions
each nominated bnt five men, the aim
being to secure a majority of the board of
A "Citizens'," or Independent, ticket was
also placed in tho contest with six names,
three oi which were those of former Demo
crats and three were Beoublicans. At 11:30
r. m. returns from about half the precincts
indicated. the election of the Independents
and that the three remaining places would
fall to the Democrats.
On this basis the board, which promises
to play an important part in Illinois poli
tics, will stand three straight Democrats,
three Independent Democrats and three In
dependent Bepublicans. Judge Bichard
Prehdergast, Independent Democrat, so far
as heard from, led the list of successful
candidates, add was freely talked of as the
probable Chairman of the board.
The result indicated was not changed
when all returns except from a few unim
portant precincts had been received. The
"Citizens" ticket leads the Democrats by an
average of 2,00 votes, and tbe Democrats
averaged 6,000 over the Bepublicans. One
of the candidates on tha Citizens' ticket was
Alipeters, the only Socialist in the field.
' He is counted politically as one of the inde
SPAIN WILL RAISE A BOW
If Any Attempt I Made to Take Away the
Islnnd of Cuba.
Madbtti, December 12. The papers here
manifest a great deal of irritation at Senator
Call's proposal in regard to Cuba, and
roundly denounce it This is a subject
upon which Spain is very sensitive, and the
mere suggestion of any change in the owner
ship of Cuba is apt to be regarded as an
offense to the national dignity. .The propo
sition was that the Washington Government
should open negotiations with Spain to se
cure her consent to the establishment of a
Cuban republic and the payment of an in
demnity to Spain, and the newspapers are
indignant that anyone should Imagine that
Spain would listen to such a proposal.
The Epoca, says: "This is a mad idea,
and it cannot be that anyone in Washing
ton takes it seriously. Even it a republic
were established .in Spain she would not
consent to the separation of Cuba. Spain is
resolved, at all hazards, to maintain the in
tegrity of the national territory, and polit
ical divisions do not exist thereon."
MB. WEEKS WAS MISQUOTED.
He Didn't Say It Hod Been Decided to Raise
Bnr Iron Prices.
IFIIOH A STATF COnRKSPONDENT.1
Washington, December 12. Mr. Jo
seph D. Weeks, .Secretary Of the Western
Ba?Iron Association, is in the city. He is
tn liis rniv in Vircrfn tvfiern a faill nnm.
become tbe president An AssociatedJPress
dispatch in the evening papers quotes him
as saying that before the end oi the month a
meeting of the association will be called to
increase the card rate of iron. To TBE
Dispatch correspondent, this evening, Mr.
weests stated mat ne naa been misquoted.
What he did say was that if the card rate
of iron inereased, a meeting of theassocla
tlon would be called before the end of the
TOO ROMANTIC TO LIVE.
A Yonaa Kansas Farmer Shoots Himself
When Disappointed In Lore.
tEPSCIAI. TXI.BdBAJt TO TIDI DISrATCB.t
Denveb, December 12. Thomas Saun
ders, a prominent young farmer of Mill
wood Kan., was engaged to Miss Mary Pat
terson, who has been quite a belle among tbe
farmer lads and was inclined to be co
quettish. The marriage was set for yester
day, but after all the preparations had been
completed Miss Patterson sent for young
Saunders, and, in a private interview, told
him that she had changed her mind, and
did not think that she wanted to get mar
ried. The young man left herpresence and went
into the yard, placed a revolver to bis head
and blew out his brains, dying instantly.
SOLDIEEY. IN THE STATE.
(Jenernl Dnstlnss' Statement of the Military
Force of Fennoylvanln.
fSPBCTAl. TELBOBAM TO TUX DIBP ATdtM
HASBlsBtmo, Deeember 12. Adjutant
General Hastings has just forwarded to the
War Department at Washington a state
ment of the military force of Pennsylvania
which would be available in ease of war. In
the National Guard there are 606 commis
sioned officers and 7,865 enlisted men, a total
of 8,471 againsta total last year Of 8,351, sev
eral new companies havibg been organized.
There are 138 companies, including 132 com
panies of infantry, 3 of .cavalry and 3 of
The total number of men in the State
available for military duty is 659,905.
EQUAL PEOrECTION DEMANDED.
State GranKore Ask for the Same Privileges
I SPECIAL TXLXOBAli TO THB DISPATCn.l
HABEisBt;ao,.Decemberl2. The princi
pal subjeot discussed at the meeting of the
grangers to-day was a resolution indorsing
the Williams Grove management The
Committee on Legislation this afternoon re
ported a resolution to the grange, demand
ing from Congress equal protection in the
tariff laws with manufacturers, and the im
position of duties1 on' all farm products Im
ported into this conntry.
A report was submitted showing the
membership of the State Grangers to be
THB EPIDEMIC IS 8PEEAD1M
Oerman Court and Schools Closed by the
, Prevailing InUnenro.
Berlin, December 12. The influenza is
spreading through the country. The ad
ministration of justice in the courts is sus
pended because all the judges are down with
It is proposed to close all the schools, es
pecially at Dantzic, where at least half tho
children are affected.
Toe Close to Lose One Tote.
WASHiNai6N, December 12. At the
earnest solicitation of his Democratic col-,
leagues, Representative Cothran, of South
Carolina, has consented to "reconsider his de
termination to resign his seat in Congress.
It was represented that his actlonmizht in
jure the. party, in view of the clsee polltleal
jur? sne. party, in view 01
coaaplexioa of the Hobs
A NATIONAL IATTEB.
The Forafcer-Wood Ballot Box Forgery
Matter to he Investigated
BY A CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE.
Mr. Bntterwortrt's Resolution Is Agreed to
Without a Division.
THE COMMITTEE NOT IET APPOINTED,
Bat When It Is There Will Scarcely te the Ifams
of an Ohio Man on It.
Congress will investigate the Ohio Wood
Foraker ballot box forgery scandal. Mr.
But terworth's resolution to do so was agreed
to without division. No Ohio man will sit
on the Commission, though who will is not
rsrzciAx, tzxxqbax to ins DisrAicn-i
"Washington, December 12. Congress
man Bntterwortb, of Ohio, to-day presented
in the House his resolution asking for a
Congressional inquiry into the Ohio Fora-ker-Wood-Campbell
ballot box scandal.
His request for' the appointment of a com
mittee of Ave members of the Honse was
agreed to without a division. It is not
known whom Speaker Beed will designate
to act on this committee, but no member
from Ohio will be appointed. Mr. Butter
worth, as the author of the resolution,
would, nnder Other circumstanoes, be its
Chairman, but as the resolution was pre
sented to the House as a question of per
sonal privilege, it would be improper for
him to tike an active part in the inquiry.
The committee will be authorized to send
for persons and papers, and among the wit
nesses they will call are Governor Foraker,
Governor-eleet Campbell, Wood, the man
who prepared the forged document, and
others. Its sessions will be very interesting,
and will be attended by many Congressmen.
MB. BTJTTEBWOBTH'S BESOLtmON.
To-day's proceedingsin the Honse, as fur
nished by the Press, follow. This is the
Wheeeajs, On divers days during the month
of October. 1SS9, rnd other times since that
date, there appeared in the Cincinnati Com
mercial Oazelte. and in other public journals,
what purported to be an exact copy of a cer
tain contract, alleged to have been made and
entered into by tbe several parties whose names
were appended thereto (here" follows a repro
duction of the alleged ballot box contract):
Whereas, Of the persons whose names ap
pear on said paper all. except one, were at the
time of said publication, and, except the Hon.
a S. Cox. deceased, are still members of tnis
House and of the Senate of the United States;
Whereas, Said Contract, so published as
authentic and genuine, was the basis for
charges, suggestions and insinuations that the
said members and Senators whose names ap
pear on said alleged contract, entered into for
an unlawful and corrupt contract to def rand
the United States In the matter Of the pro
posed purchase of certain ballot, boxes, which
charges are an assault upon the official integ
rity and reputation for honesty of each of said
sevei-1 members and Senators, and if true rea
der them unfit to sit as members of Congress:
Dtrnr or the committee.
Resolved, That a committee of five members
of this 'House be appointed by the Sneaker to
, make full and thorough investigation, and re
port without delay the evidence, together with
their findings therein, to the Honse. Said
committee, when appointed, shall ascertain and
report: First By whom said alleged contract
Was.prep?,retl..ancVwb'otner .theieveral signa
tures appended thereto' are forged or genuine.
Second If forged, what person or persons, if
any, are directly or indirectly aiding, abetting,
assisting or knowingly consenting to the prepa
ration and uttering of said forgery, and for
what purpose and intent. Third Whether
any of the members whose names appeared on
the alleged contract had or bave.either directly
or indirectly, any unlawf uicorrnpt or Improper
connection with, or interest in, the ballot boxes
which are the subject of said alleged contract.
Mr. Butterwortb himself read the pream
ble and resolution, and then stated that he
had but d woidato say in reference to the
matter. The publication had first appeared
in the Cincinnati Commercial Gazette on
the 4th of October, but in that publication.
the name ot James is. uampbell alone ap
peared. It bad been current rumor, how-'
ever, throughout the State, that the names'
of his honored collegues, Senator Sherman.
Mr. McKlnley and his own name, as well
as names of others, were on the paper.
THE rOBQEBIES KNOWN.
As soon as attention was called to the mat
ter, it was developed that the contract and
signatures were forgeries, and the editor of
the Commercial Gazette promptly so stated
in a double-leaded editorial. But not
withstanding that edititoriaI,it commenced to
be br.uited about that, notwithstanding, the
exposure of the forgery, the parties were in
terested in the contract, and that, because
certain individuals had been caught on
both sides of the political line, it was
thought well to suppress it
He (Mr. Butterwortb) had called the at
tention of the editor or the commercial
Gazette to this fact, and he again, in a
double-leaded editorial, had said that such
a statement was unauthorized and unwar
ranted, and that the paper had been sup
pressed because it had been a forgery. ' The
whole of the contract had not appeared in
the issue of the 4th of October. There had
been another segment, which suggested that
the interest in the alleged scheme would
continue until 1890, when, as he understood
it It would expire by limitation. He did
not make this statement because he sup
posed there could be any objection to the
adoption of the resolution.
ANOTHEB INTEBESTED M. C.
Mr. Breckinridge, of Kentucky, whose
name is appended to the alleged contract,
said that so far as he was individually con
cerned, he bad never known of such a bill
as the Ballot Box bill. In his State they
adhered to the good old plan of voting viva
Voce, and therefore he had sot felt very
much interest in ballot boxes. The thing
about which tbe gentlemen bad a right to
feel indignant was not that the paper bore
forged signatures, out is was the iteration
and reiteration of the insinuation that while
these gentlemen were guiltless of this of-
fpn the mi?ht nossiblv be irnUt nt n.
t;imilarand unrevealed, and as vet undis
covered offense: and it was for this reason,
, i, .ii t. t.-j in. t- --11
principally, mat ua uuncu wuu ms coi
lleague (Mr. iiutterworth) in asking that au
'investigation might be made, so that there
should not be a suspicion resting on the
name of anybody connected with the mat
ter. HIS SURPRISE NATURAL.
Of course he had been surprised when he
saw his name forged. He had thought it
would be possible to get into good Bepubli
can company in Ohio; and if there was any
good Bepublican company in Ohio, it was
his friend, the Chairman of the Committee
on Ways and Means, who, with great
courage, bad won his spurs in this House,
add his excellent friend who had just
spoken. But it seemed that in Ohio that
was not good company laughtcr,-and that
men who were in that company might be
guilty of grave offenses. On that account
be was anxious for an investigation to shqw
that a Democrat did not lose his character
when he associated with tbe leading Bepub
licans of the HoUse of Representatives.
But. seriously, some of the gentlemen
named might pass away (like tbe gentleman
from New York, Mr. Cox) before the in
veaiigatioa could be completed. For this
mees fee wasted to mt es mef&Mi utter
denial of the truth, directly or indirectly,
by express or implied insinuation, of any
thing connected with this matter. It might
be that he did not value human life as
much as he ought to do (though he thought
he did), but he did denounce aamore infa
mous the assassination of private character
than the assassin of physical life. He who
took his (Mr. Breckinridge's) life did not
take from his children the example that
love bad given them; but he who touched
with an assassin's hand the character ol a
man, deprived his children ot the proudest
heritage that could be given to them.
When he remembered the genial spirit of
the eloquent leader, who was in the last
Congress, who had now gone to nis grave
with this infamy upon bim, he thought it
was not unbecoming for the Honse of Rep
resentatives to take propersteps to put upon
that infamy the seal of its censure and con
ON THE DEFENSIVE.
Friends of Civil Service Reform Aroused
by Attacks of Congressmen nod
Senators One of The-
Talks a Little.
rmoii a statt coanxsroxpxirr.T
Washington, December 12. The open
contempt many members of the Senate and
House exhibit toward the reform civil
service system, now in its infancy, is having
the effect to arouse many emi
nent and influential citizens, who
are not politicians, in support
of the established service, and they are tak
ing active steps to prevent any repeal or
modification of the law, in so far as indi
vidual effort and protest can do o. The re
cent utterances of Senators Farwell, Ingalls
and Harris have done more by their bitter
opposition to prevent any backward step
than any arguments of "Boosevelt, Lyman
and Thompson could do, by thoroughly
stirring up the advocates of reform.
Mr. Henry Strong, one of the most promi
nent residents of the District is among the
foremost advocates of the reform, and is in a
quiet way delivering some telling blows
upon the Senators, all of whom are his per
sonal friends. In conversation on this sub
ject to-day Mr. Strong said:
Senator Ingalls' dread of an aristocracy of
clerks is about as amusing as anything that
eloquent and witty Senator has ever said. If
some one were to propose to the largo mercan
tile house of John V. Farwell & Co of Chi
cago, that they should change every four years
their immense staff of salesmen, bookkeepers
and clerks, my friend, the Senatorial member
of that firm would regard the suggestion at
simply foolish and unworthy of notice.
I don't care to say Anything further, except
that, in my opinion, no man who shall openly
proclaim, as rightlyjapplicable to modern civil
government, that most pernicious and corrupt
ing, barbarous, military maxim, "to tbe victors
belong the spoils," can ever again be President
of the United States, or should be elevated by'
any constituency to any place of political honor
and power demanding the self-forgetful Intel
ligence of a statesman.
THE CALIFOENIA FLOODS.
Several Persona Drowned and a Great Deal
of Damage to Property.
San Francisco, December 12. The
water in the Sacramento river has reached
the highest point ever known, but the indi
cations are that the rain storm of the past
two weeks is over, and it is expected that
the water will recede soon. Much damage
has been done at points north of Sacra
mento, particularly in the vicinity of
Colusa, Bed Bluff, Bedding, Chlco and
Marysville. Levees, have broken in scores'
of places 'and the country is flooded.
Farmers in many places have had to move
their families and stock to high ground for
safety. Tbe bridges have been swept away
or seriously damaged, and numerous wash
outs hove occurred" in the railroad lines. .
The Oregon trains are delayed at Bed-
L ding, but strenuous' efforts arejbeing made.by
tne aoutnern i'acinctoput taeir tracts in
proper condition for travel. A few casuali
ties are reported. Bartley Lint, a farmer
living near Durham, while attempting to
remove his wife and four children in a
small boat, was caught in the current, the
boat capsized and his two children, a boy
and girl, were drowned. The others
ANXIOUS TO FIND YEENEE.
George Wnlworth Saya He Will Panne the
PUtsborgcr TItt He Gets Him.
rsrxciit. TStzaaAjt 10 tbb tup atcili
Tbot, K. T., December 12.r-George S.
Walworth, complainant in the divorce suit
in which James K. "Verner, of Pittsburg,
figures as co-respondent, is in Troy to-day
consulting his attorney relative to the ease.
The answer to the charge was served Mon
day on Walworth's attorney by Howe &
Hummell. attorneys for the woman. Mrs.
Walworth makes a general denial to the
oharge of misconduct with Verner in this
city, November 27, as alleged. The answer
Is not sworn to, as it is not necessary to
make affidavits in a divorce case.
Walworth said to-day that the papers in
a suit for $25,000 damages had not yet been
served on "Verner, as the iatter's where
abouts cannot be learned. He thought he
had gone to Europe, but he would be pur
sued until found. Walworth denies any at
tempt to blackmail Verner, as some news
papers have insinuated.
AN ELABORATE SOCIAL ETENT.
A Daughter of General Georse J. Mneeo
Married to a Banker.
IBPECIAI. TZLIOBAM TO THE PIsrATCH.
Eochestee, N. T., December 12. The
Magee mansion, picturesquely situated on
the shore of Seneca Lake, was the scene of
an elaborate social event to-day. It was
the wedding day of Miss Anna Stothoff
Magee, daughter of General George J.
Magee. well known throughout the State as
President of the Fall Brook Bailway sys
tem, and D. A. Boissevain, son of a promi
nent banker of Europe, doing business in
London and Amsterdam, Holland, and also
connected with one of tbe large banking
corporations of New York.
The wedding took plaoe at the Presby
terian Church, and the ceremony, which
began about 220, was performed by Bev. F.
S. Howe, assisted by Bev. B. K. Douglass,
tbe present pastor of the churob.
COLD WAVE IN THE N0BTHWE8T.
The Mercury Already Below Zero at a Nam
r ber of Places.
St. Paul, December 12. Observer
Lyons, of the Signal Service, reports that
the cold wave is approaching us from the
North Pole, and is more than 1,000 miles
wide. This evening at 8 o'clock the terri
tory north ol Montana, Dakota and molt of
Minnesota bad a temperature of from 2 to
14 below" zero at Medicine Hattbemer
curv stands this evening at 16 below zero;
Prince Albert, 14 below; Minedosa, 10
below; Ft AssioOine, Mont, and St Vin
cent, Minn;, 6 below.
The barometer is very high to northward,
and that is evidence that the wave will be of
INDICTED FOR NEGLECT OF DUTI.
The Mayor and Potlee Commissioners of
Leing-to la the Soap.
fSrXCUt. TSXXOHAV TO TBB DISPATCH.!
Lexington, December 12. This after
noon the grand jury of this county indicted
the Mayor of this city, Charles Foushee,and
th'e four Police Commissioners for neglect of
duty in not having the liquor laws enforced
and the law against poolrooms.
The Mayor's son, C. W. Fousb.ee, was also
iadieted for knowingly uttering a forged,
deed. These indicteeata have caused con
&i;i. .?. . ; ,C ;
JfOT IN ANT COMBINE.
U UDUClUt UtWUilMd
vj&fe.js Formed No Alliance
"- y VX
witi?Sote AND C. L. MAGEE,
hs iirura ratv 'iv!.
2?&fr. Senator Quay Is Com
mfrJamater. ' J ,
HIS EELATIONS WITH BEAVBE COBDIALT
Why Be Tllaxi the Goitrnor Has Sot Been Comcllyi'
Beported. ' ,"'. ,
In an authorized interview in Phila
delphia yesterday Adjutant General Hast-1
ings reiterated the fact of his candidacy for
Governor. He also said ho had formed no
alliance with Magee and Montooth, and
stated that he doesn't believe Senator Quay'
and Chairman Andrews are committed to
or working- for State Senator Delamater.
fSPICUU. TZUOOAH TO TBI DISPATCH.!
Philadelphia, December 12. The
Jhguirer to-morrow will print the following.
-General Hastings was seen at the Hotel
Lafayette last evening. -When asked the pur
pose Of his visit to the city ha said he had run.
down from Harrisburg to arrange some details,
for the meeting of the commission having in
charge the National Guard Monument to the
late Major General Hartranf t He said money
was coming in satisfactorily, and that the suc
cess of the undertaking was now assured.
When asked what he had to say about the re
ported interview wltn Governor Beaver in
a Washington dispatch to tbe Inquirer, in
which the Governor was reported as saying,
that "his (Beaver's) understanding with Hast
ings was that ha would secure a few counties
and would be a candidate only la
the event that Senator Delamater was
out of the race." The General replied;
"There are two reasons why Governor
Beaver Is not correctly reported In that inter
view. First, because I never had any under-,
standing with him on the subject; and second
ly, because I have in my pocket an autograph
letter from bim. In which he repudiates the
language attributed to bim. Governor Beaver
has been my life-long friend ana benefactor,
and onr relations are entirely cordial."
"But" the General was asked, "the Gover-,
nor is reported to have found fault, as alleged
in tbe interview, with your accepting the hos
pitalities of the Young Men's Xarlff Clnb of
AN IMPBOMPTXT APTAIB.
"On last Thursday afternoon,', he replied, I
arrived In Pittsburg, and being wearied from
travel and loss of sleep, retired to my room at
the hotel about 8 o'clock in the evening.
About 10 o'clock I was awakened by a commit
tee of the Tariff Club, informing me that their'
annual meeting was In session, and that hear
ing that I was in the clty.byunanimoas reso
lution, tbe club had tendered me on Impromptu
reception, abd that a carriage was waiting as
the door to take me to the rooms of the club.
I hastily dressed, and. accompanying tbe com
mittee, was presented to the club, made a short
address, after which, by unanimous vote, the
freedom or the club was extended to me, and I
was elected an honorary member. After shak
ing hands with about ISO members of the ciub. "
I again retired to my rooms. I felt honored by
the spontaneous bnt unexpected expression of.
"It has been generally rumored that yoahavav
formed an alliance with C. L. Magee ana'
Major Montooth to advance yonr Gubernatorial,
aspirations!" ' '
"lam glad you mention that subject." said
the General. "I have no combination, alliance,
agreement or understanding with these gentle
men, or either of them, but I would be glad to
have their support. I have never spoken with,
Major .Montooth on the subject in fact hava
not seen him since the Bepublican Clubs' con
vention at Pittsburg last summer. Then I
stood between, him and Senator Delamater at1
the reception, bar the Gubernatorial question
"Are you a candidate for Governerf"
IN THE FIELD TO STAT.
"Yes, I am in the field, and will be a candi
date before the next Bepublican State Con
vention for the nomination for Governor. Z
am not the candidate of any faction or ele
ment in the part j; I shall ask tho support of
the party of which I have been an humble
member all my life. The success and suprem
acy of the whole party in Pennsylvania is tbs
paramount consideration, and I cannot and
will not be used to foment factional strife.
The party weal Is of vastly more Importance
than tbe ambition for office of any of its mem
bers. I will bow willingly, gladly, to the voles
of the majority."
"What have yon to say of the alleged atti
tude of Senator Quay toward the candidacy of
"Senator Quay is my personal and polltleal
friend. Our relations are now and always
have been most cordial. His success in this
State has been largely accomplished by nis
loyalty to the deliberate judgment of the
people. He has never forestalled the party.
ana he has not done so and will not do so in
the coming campaign. I feel tbe full force
and responsibility of my words when I say
that Senator Quay is not committed to" any
HE VON'T BELIVE IT.
"It Is alleged that Chairman Andrews, of the
State Committee, is using- his office and the
party machinery to advance the interests ot
"I don't believe It Chairman Andrews Is the
official bead of the party. In tbe last cam
paign he demonstrated his ability to lead to
win big majorities la an off year. He is the
representative of the whole party and -will not
endanger the party's success oyplaemg himself
at the head of any faction. Nor would Sena
tor Delamater, with whom I have the most cor
dial relations, permit him to do so. The State;
and the party are big enough to permit of more
than one candidate, and a manly, generous
rivalry for the great office cannot in my lodg
ment be productive of aught bnt good. To be .
defeated by any of the candidates now in the
field will be no dishonor to tbe vanquished and
the nominee of the party will be elected."
SHIPWKECEED AMONG SAVAGBS.
One Sailor Who Has Become Prime Minister
ef an Island Groan.
Poetland, Me., December 12. Captain.
William Goodwin, of the bark Tewkesbury
L. Sweet which was wrecked on the Care
line Islands last April, arrived to-day front
San Francisco. He tells a thrilling: story',
of the wreck. The crew lived for seven
months among savages, and naf igated 1,000 -
miles in boats and canoes until they reached'. ,.-$fi
Jfonopo, whence the snip Aiorning uur. ,
took them to Honolulu, and from there)".???
they came to San Francisco. The savages U'- Kg
The shipwrecked crew found a man-,.
named Charles Irons English, who was left
on Pozeat Island lour years ago by a trading
vessel. He is now living in a savag state, .
having seven wives and being Prime Minis-'
ter ot the island. It was through the good . '
offices of Irons that Captain Goodwin and his
men were saved. They were long given np. '
for lost and measures had been taken tsrjr
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0NLI PARTLI ORGANIZED.
The State Revenue Lair Revision Comasls
elan Selects a Few Officers.
Harbisburo, December 12. The cob
mission appointed to revise tbe revenue laws!
of the State under a resolution introduced
by Senator Delamater, met in this city ti-;;
day for organization. All the members.
were present except Leonard Bhone. of
Center. Auditor General McCamant was?
elected President and A. 8. Bolles, Chief J
of the Bureau of Statistics, Temporary Sec-
retary. The election of a Permanent Secr'e-S
tary was postponed because of a lively con
test In nrn-resa far the Tilace. . .i.v?
The commission authorized the SecretaryJ
of Internal Affairs to appoint on it a man. to j
represent 'the labor interests. The next.
meeting will be held on the 24th of FekE