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THE GREAT NAVAL PARADE
IN THE NEW YORK II AH BOB.
A Bight That Will Never 0 Forgotten.
Americana Not With Prld the Fin
Bhowlng Made Br Our fleet.
At the New York (Juarniitin Wednesday
morning the International fleet assembled
for the naval review, the ships of which as
they mllpd In out of the mists of the dny lie
fore looked like si tunny phantoms, were
In the glorious sunshine nf Dili morning
bright and majestic realities, representing
the sovereignty of 10 nation and the grim
Idea nf International fraternity.
It wa shortly af'er il o'clnrk when Ad
miral tihriardi llatrxh ip gave the preli
minary signal tn break onchor mid to lull
into line. I he start made mi promptly
that thousands of spectators vim had gath
ered tn witness the spectacle from the Nave.
Ink Highland nd l he height or Kurt
Wadsworth, and other point of advantage
on staten Inland, hml hardly tak'd up i -tion
helnre the gun nf I-cut 1 1 u m i lion am!
Fort Wadsworth boomed their welcome to
lie advancing fleet. The time oecu-
SANTI M A HI A, rHclsP OK I o.f w M S.
pled in pausing the forts was exnctly half an
The ship, after passing tlieNarrnws.enfer
rd the uper hay mid the lleet of cxcurloti
teamen and yacht mid big heats It'll in and
became u volunteer escort,
:si: ok hum i: axi nKACTV,
Tho none then became one of comhitied
grace, iiiiiiuiititni ntid hviiuty, never to be
forgotten. The absence of ennnooaditig
lelt Hie ipr clear, and every outline of the
inagiiiliceiit Hhipa showed luminous silhou
ette anuliM t lie cloudless sky. The Hug of
the ilillerent nntioiiiilitie and even the
names of the ship were clearly discernible
from cither shore. The fleets were preccd
etl by inivy yard tug and patrol steamers,
who-e duty it was to kiep the course clear.
The rear wa brought up by four revenue
rnitcr. No vessel of any kind were allow
ed to break throttKli the line. The ship
eieamed tin the river Until the Philadelphia
n nd the lllnke reached n point opposite
Knihiy-niuth street, when the signal wa
given to anchor. The rear of the double
line was opposite West Thirty-fourth street,
and was held by the Miantotioinuu. The
UNITED STATES KTrMMSHIP BALTIMORE.
Dolphin remains olT Twenty-second stteet.
until the President boards her to review the
As the fleet came out of the Narrows and
straightened the lines to come up the upper
bay, the sight was a brilliant one. Kvcrv
ship' in the harbor was flying every bit - of
bunting it could get togetner. and the
buildings in the lower part of tho city wore
decorated with tlaua of all nations. Steam
whistle were screeching, and the battery
wall and all the housetops ami other places,
from which the river could be seen, were
black with people.
As the leaders in the parade got opposite
Governor's Island, the battery in the old
fort began u salute, and the fleet steamed
along half hidden for a few minutes in the
smoke Irom the cannon. The ships dipped
their flat's iu answer, but did .not return
with cannon. As the Philadelphia reached
Liberty Island the big inmclud monitor
Miantonninoli. w,hich larlietwern the barge
office and liovernors Island, tired a salute
of 21 suns in honor of the Unvailing of the
Kricason statue. It was very timely for it
touted the fleet as well.
The hlake. with her two great tapering
huff-colored smoke stacks and niaiunio
mien, cuught the fancy or the crowd. Hue
moved along as if hel i In check and appear
ed to lie goingslowly, although she wa, mak
ing nine miles in an hour, fche carried a
guard flag, a white lield crossed with crim
son bars, at her foreinasthead and flouted
tbe naval ensign oftirent llritain at her
spanker galf. The bauds pleved national
in on the British ships as they nroittedeil
up the river.
It was Just 11:43 wtieo a ling! gun from
THIi THSrvlfS. DYNAMITE CRUISER.
the Philadelphia announced thai the anch
orage ground had been readied and alninet
Instantly a gun hnouied on the Chicago anil
the anchor of the 12 American ships
droped a it released by electricity. The
foreign veel plowed down and steamed
to position opposite the escorting vessels of
It Waa Unparal le led. The Metropolia la
Shaken by a Mighty Thunder aa Na
tlona of the Earth Honor The
United Btatea of America
In Saluting Ita
In the New Voik harbor on Thursday
ton nations lalu'ed the President of ti.e
1'nlted State ss he reviewed the greatest
fleet ever guthered In western water. Twic e
:m timea 21 guna in the lienrmg or 1,KKUKJ
speclntors.tolii the story of the navle of the
world assembled to celebrate a victory of
pence. 'I here waa no need of sunshine to
tniike the spectacle an inspiring one. The
long line of men of-war, dressed in bunting
the enlgii of the different natlnna, but at
the main pi nk of all the emblem of liberty,
tnnnned at r I and ratline and yard-arm
l.OtKt steiim vessels, gay with flag and
streamers, and with crowded deck, manned
lor three mile against the shore of the
Hudson. The hill and housetop, as far as
the eye could reach were blnck with human
Ity. Nature, In her brighter mood, might
have added color tn the pageant; she could
not have lidded to its linpressiveness. The
concourse of people that mudo a purt of it
the nations directly represented in It; the
triumphs of naval architecture which were
Its frame work; the display of tho muni
tion of maritime warfare which entered
into It; the state line of ceremony which
guided it; ill short, the very weight and
potidcrousncss of the purely human ele
ments which composed it, Hindi It a spec.
taele sublime even against a leaden sky,
nml a cloud bounded horizon. It celebrut
ed ono of tho greatest of human achieve
ments. It was itself the culmination, in its
wonderful minsliulihg of diverse activities,
of ull the greatest huiiiun achievement. It
mus emblematic of war. It was prophetic of
The only thing that in any way marred
the brilliuncv and enjoyment of the event
wus the weather. New York awoke to lind
a steady downpour of rain ushering in the
day. A chilly northwest wl ud added
to the discoinlort und several hundred
thousand people were sadly disappointed.
There wus also greut disiipiuntrnt on
the siuadron anchored below the I'ulisud
es. The crack snips of ID nations hud been
nut in readiness tor their part of the cele
bration. Their bulls hud been painted,
their decks holystoned, their brasswork
polished until it shone, and their guns had
heen cleared for far different work than
their makors intended Hie cementing of
peacef ul relutior.s, Insteud of the havoo of
war. Dress uniforms were abandoned for
storm coats and the jack tars Instead of be
ing in holiday rig were in everyday attire.
U 8 a. m. the vessels of Spain, France.
Hrazil and Argentine dresed ship. All of
the other foreign vesse a hoisted colors with
stars and stripes ut the main. The Ameri
can ships hoisted colors but did not dress
tli yards until 10 o'clock, at which I r
the britisli, Itiusiuu and Italian ships also
dressed yards. ,
A few minutes laferthe signal boat Cusliinut
steamed along the line and Informed each
vessel that the review had been postponed
until in, ru. I'll is postponement was order
ed by Secretary of the Navy Herbert at tit
suggestion of President Cleveland. When
he excursion steamers heard this tbey put
buck lo I heir docks, and there was soma
rruroblltig among the passenger, who hud
been yetting dumper and chillier as the
tim pasted: in crowds on the heik-hts
uov lb r.ver lrom could not, of courit.b
notified of the rhange of plan hut all sup
posed thm aome hitch had ncrurred. and all
settled themselves aa comfortable as posid-
SFAS-AhMltlAL II II r S . RM.
ble to await development. About I o'clock
the rain ressed to fall, although the clouds
continued lo hover about in a threatening
President C leveland, accompanied by his
ife and Lieutenant Wood, left the Viclnrlt.
at I (if p. m Kight minutes inter his party
arrived at the foot of West Twenty third
Street, where over I. (SKI men and women,
who hail Hood In the ru n for four hour,
cheered bitn enthii-iallenlly. Mr. Cleve
land. enveloped in a tweed cape mackintosh,
black felt bat and black veil, wa the ttrt
to aligl. t, and her appearance wa the signal
tor the cheering to immhi. 1 lie rresuieni
followed her. reiniivitur hi silk hat and
pausing for a moment, bowiu ,all around
to the people.
All was mane in retinitis on uoam ine
I'oli'hm lone belore that hour Soeclul cere
monies were necessary forth reception of
lb Ptesident on board an Am riciin luan-
of war. for he, under the I't.tistiliitioti. Is
Admiral of our naval force. All other
vessel In the fleet retrained from purtlcipnt
ing in the ceremonies In honor ol the oui-liniliiler-lll
t hief The moment the Presi-
dent sti-ppeil on board the I tolphih' ilei k
ttiere n a null- ol itriiin ami the .niirnie
(nurds presented arm. At the mine In
stant the President's Halt was broken from
tiie main truck, w hile I lie Dolphin s salut
ing hutteiy tired t sun.
T his wai responded to by a boom which
seemed to shake the w hole city. J he
double tnrretel monitor Miantonnmoli.
lying at tlie rear ol th port column, tired
lor the first lime in port one of her biiue
III inch gun, i -barged with nearly TM
pounds of powder. Almost before the le
verheration of till gun had 'lieil away in
the distant echoes the whole fleet was c alled
to cptartera, yaid ftere manned and every
preparation made to receive 1 lie 1'resident
of the I'll. ten State Willi becoming respect.
Seen ut this moment and before the envel
opinii clouds of guupower smoke from the
suhetiient salutes bud obscured the air,
stkki. pttoTriTi'ii cnt tsrit rtm.At ri ciitA.
The scene wus as pretty us well could be
As the Dolphin's bow came in line with
each man-of-war, "pre-cnt arm." was
sounded on the bugle, and olllceisund crew
saluted; the hand struck up the uationul
air and a nalionul talute of 21 guns was
lired hv esch ship. During the time that
the presidential progress along the three
mile line lasted, this caunouuillng never
ceased until In all more than LOU) guna had
been lired. Toward the close of their boom
ing separate iixleulity hud been emerged in
one Tituntic roar, while Hushes of red flame
and dense sulphurous clouds of smoke were
all the sectutors on the shore could distin
guish. Kuglund's crack cruiser, the Hlake. and
Admiral liherurdi' flagship, the Philadel
phia, were tbe lust to be pused by the I'ol
phiu, It was Just H:ia o'clock as the Make
lired her first gun. There wu a big puff ol
smoke, and a deep boom entirely diflerent
from the sharp sounds of the guns of the
smeller vessels. 'J he Philadelphia saluted
us the Dolphin reached the head of the line
and came to a full atop in the rear of the
caravels. At the same time all the steam
boats, tugs and pleasure craft blew their
whistles and made a din iilnnxt as dealen
as the saluting. There wa cheering and
waving or huts, huiidkerchiefs und umbrel
las, and the triumphal procession of the
presideuttil party wa ended.
Following close ill the wuke nf the Dol
phin and getting ftld benelir of the salutes
came the Army steamei (ieneral Meigs,
I eantiK the honored foreign guest of the
day, the Duke of Yeraituu attended by (leu
enil Kchotield of the Army and tienernl Bel
knap of the Navy. The only other steamer
permitted within thesurrcd' limiu during
the proL'ress ot tbe presidential review was
the Monmouth, upon which were Senators
and Keprisentutives, liovernors, news-
THR Ct'SIHNO, TORPEDO BOAT.
paper representatives and other iuvited
When the Dolphin reached the end of the
line, in the neighboihood of Ninety fifth
street, she dropped anchor and prepared to
receive the commanding officers of the for
eigu squadrons, who were lo be presented t
the President. Duly attired in full cere
monlul uniform, with cocked hats and
swords, the diatinquished otfluers entered
their barges and pulled olT for the presiden
ts! yacht. Sir John Hopkins. Ih llriti-h
Admiral, was flrst received. Next came vice
Admiral Koznaknff, the Hiissian Admiral;
Hear Admiral Del.ibran. of France, and
Hear Admital Mugnughi. of Italy. The
Spanish Admirul. Senor Y. I.ono, though
an invalid, did not fail to pay the ceremon
ial mark of respect to the Chief Executive
and was followed by Hear Admiral Howard
of Argentine, Hear Admiral ts'orhona. o
the llru.iliuii fleet, und the blonde-haired
and blue-eyed uiptams of th Uerman and
Dutch steamers. These visits formed one of
the most interestlnu features of Ih dav.
Fifteen minutes belore th reception end-
ctNi, anil wuru ine i resiuvni was preparing
to laud, an admonitory signal was given
flout the Dolphin aud as ha left the vessel,
and entered hi barge, every vessel In th
fleet stain manned yards snd rails, and
one more fired a salute of 21 guns, follow
ing the Dolphin's lead. Then th Preil
dent's th.g was lowered from th Dolphin,
and the ceremonies of th day wer cuusid
As soon as th Dolnhin nassed out from
bstwesn th anchored fleet, the, cordon was
biokeu and private steamer and yacht
cleared they obtained a magnificent flew of
the combined naval lorces at close ranee.
The flasships of Ih squadron courteously
relumed the Innumerable salute tendered
by the private steamers and their officers
seemed lo heartily appreciate the Intereat
their appearance created. Nor was the spec
tacle one which they themselves would be
likely to forget. The view they have hail
the last few days of New York's magnlll
rent harbor and of the vast concourse
J lathered to honor the event In which they
tad participated could not fail to make an
It wa a lilting and dramatic clo to the
proceedings when, at the olne of the re
view, the flagship Philadelphia slowly
steamed opto Klverslile. tiiipo.lt the tomb
of (ieneral tirant, and on this Usy, the an
niversary of his birth, lired a national sa
lute to his memory.
The names and descriptions nf the vessels
participating in the review were as follows:
Name of ship Type Ton.
Philadelphia pro cruiser 4,.''l
(ushiiie torpedo lit
Newsrk(flag) pro cruiser 4 OH'l
Atlanta p pro cruiser.. H.IW
Han I- rancir-cu pro cruiser. . ... 4,'H.'
Haucroft gunboat S.I"
Pennington cruiser I.Tot
llnllimnre pro cruiser 4, IKK)
Chicago (Hag) p pro cruiser 4, Mm
Yorktown cruiser 1. 700
( liar leston pro c rtil-er 4,0-lu
Vesuvius dynamite gunboat... h:ui
Concord cruiser I.'tsi
Miatitnuoinob D. T. monitor 3,1-ltj
A Hl N T IK.
Nam t'las Tons.
Netivede Jullio pro cruiser J,.'iKi
Aquidaban battle ship 4,.r0
Tiraudoiilea gun vessel eh)
Itepublica pro cruiser l.KJ
Illake armored cruiser..., fl.bfKi
Australia armored cruiser. ..ft.fKKi
Maiticleiine i rioser 2 It'iO
Tartar par pro cruiser.... 1.770
Jrsn Itsrt pro cruiser 4,1'X)
A ret buss unprotected cruiser
Iliirsard uiipc-otected cruiser,
Knlserln Augusta pro cruiser (1.11.17
Heeualer iiunro cruiser I.fii
' Hot t ami
Van Speyk mi pro cruiser 3.400
Klna ( pro cruiser fl .VK1
(tiovnoni Haiisan.. par pro cruiser. .. .S.I. 10
Doguli pro cruiser 2,(imh
Dmitri Donskof . . . .armored cruiser
(Ieneral Admiral arm cruiser bar
liynda pro cruiser., L'.!K."
Ileina Kegente pro cruiser 4 I'M
Infanta laoel unpro cruiser I..'2
Nueua Kipana torpedo vessel ,'oU
THE COLUMBIAN II ALL.
A Orand and Ollttering Climax to th
Festivities ot an Ever Memorable
The Columbian bull given at the Madi'nn
Kquuro (iiirdeu. New York on Thursday
night was in every respect to magnificence
of decoriiiion and arrangement and of the
large number of world- famous
gucts presented, the most splen
did ever given In th Now
World. Ileside the President and Cabinet
and tho Hpinlah grande.ii lineal descendant
of Columbus, there were the Diplomatic
Cortes, the admirals and subordinate ollicers
or every great naval power in tho world,
(overruns of neighboring Htulcs and
famous army olllcer.
T he decoration of tbe surden were ri' li
and e'aborute, eclipsing in their magnifi
cence und elegance anything ever before
attempted In the great auditorium. Silver
dragon. Willi glaring ruby ryes, guarded
tho .Madison avenue cut ranee. In the cen
ter of the garden thousand of sprays of lil
lies of the valley formed mi nren. 1'pon
the keystone wa perched a smiling cupid
whoso fnir wings were studded with minn
turo lumps and who held in his hand a
chain of various colored electric lights. The
bii'e ot the nren was composed or many
colored lights whose hues were constantly
chuntiing. Stirroiiinlsiiu' this beautiful urcii
wu a grove of pnlms and larirn foliage
plant and halt hidden amidst their verdure
waa a .lapuhcr-- juggler lialaiicmg a bamboo
wheel of colored revolving lenses.
At 1 1 in I'ounh avenue end of the carden
wus placed an immense Jiioiiuese fun stud
ded with electric lights. Directly beneath
this wa the rcccptson dui. gorgeous with
flower mid plum, and at the two corneia
W illi druunhs such as iruardecl the entrace lo
the garden. Across the rear of the amphi
theatre in lure lettera of Iniht were th
word: "A New World's Welcome." A
Magnilicent model ot the Capitol at Wash
ington, created out of white cape flower
and Illuminated with electric lights, rested
upon the stage of the Assembly room, a.
imnatiire reproduction of the Capitol
.'round, in natural plant, surrounded it,
1 uecc.si of the decorutions was lltl.UKi. 'I he
balcony pillar were twined with smtlax
and flowers and the entire roof of tbe gar
den was hiinu with a canopy of white and
gold, dependant from which were hundreds
of clusters of the Hags of ull nations.
The large box oil the center of the Madi
son uvetiue end was occupii-d by Mavor (nl
roy and suite,, President Cleveland' box
was on the right of the Mayor's, r. liilu tbe
boxes occupied by the Duke of Verugua und
hispurty was on the left. The other boxes
ot the lirst tier were occupied by the diplo
matic corps und by (iovernnr l'lower und
statr. The arena Ih xe wero occupied by
tbe admirals of the foreign anil American
fleets and their unending ollicers. T he for
eign otlicers hud been given ilie center box
es and the Atiierb an tiie outer boxes. Major
(Ieneral Sctiotield, commanding the army,
and Major General O.O. Howard, with their
glittering stuffs, also occupied boxes in this
Toe naval officer wore met bv a special
appointed committee ut the foot of West
rori.v-secuiiu sireei, ami irom mere lasen
in curringes to the garden. Muvor Gilroy,
as head of the municipality, and Mrs.Uilroy
olhViullv received the suets of the eveuinx.
Thev stood on the reception dais, and just
i.. .i.(.. .i c.n- ....... I l..
ifviiiki i ciciii ..as s.ai too .IIJIlllllT-
of One Hundred and the Honorary Commit
tee, who escorted the more distinguished
guests from the entrance to the boxes.
Chairman Variinru advanced to name each
of the sneciul guests, and Introduced them
to the Muvor. No precedency was observed.
every eff ort being mado to indicate tiiut th
nail was a rcpurj.-an citueu a atiatr.
THK I HKSIhKNT B Ittl'llTloX.
The President, however, was not escorted
to the Mayor s reception daia when hear
rived, a half hour before midnight, but wu
met at the entrance by his escurt ot honor.
The band at his nnnearance beitan to pluy
"Hail to the Chief," the only piece played
n uonor oi any oi me guests, ami .Mayor
(iilrov advanced lo meet him. After the
formal introduction th President and his
party were escorted toth box they were to
Tbe program nf dances was a very simple
one. There were no distinctive Hgur edan
res during the evening. The floor committee
in charge of the ball included th name of
th best known tutu in New York, disiin
quished in high social and official circles.
The naval guests, headed by Becretary Her
bert, included all the distinguished otlicers
of the squadrons. Th captains of th
caravels lima, Nina and Santa Maria wet
prominent among the list of uaval heroes.
LATE TELEGRAPHIC JOTTINGS
"OTA MOM BOMB AND ABROAD.
What la Oolng On the World Over
Important Event Briefly Chronicled.
flor. I'lowerof New York signed the Hst
on hill and It became a law Immediately.
The provisions of the bill prohibit the sell
lug of pools In any place except on race
truck or gMiirid conducted by racing
association IncortHiraled mirier the laws of
the sta r of New York. The offenders there
of are guilty of a felony, and upon convic
tion shall be punished by Imprisonment in
the stnte prison for a eriH not le than
on nor m ire tlimi live ve ir The paa
of the bill is a great victory for legalized
racetrack and cjtupletely ab'ilishc pool
rcKims In all purl of the s'ate. It I an
amendment to the Ives p-xil bill, which has
long heen worked for by the racetrack
manager, and at lat Jiheir efloit have
The Ohio I. ecislntiire adjourned at noon
Thursduy without date and alter a session
of about four nionilM. Little waa accotn
i neltnl. I.ahor anil Ia4ntrt-tt,
The Illinois Stale Convention of the t'nl
ted Mine Worker. In session lit Springfield,
indorsed Ine action of the National Con
vent ion, demanding an advance of 5 cents
The union carcentersof McKeesport, Pa.,
have served notices on tho contractors thai
Ibev will not work hy the side of non
union men after June 1. There are a great
many men at work wl o do not I ring to tin
union, and the Idea of the union workers it
to compel these men to join the union. No
fears of a strike are entertained.
Comptroller Kckel announced that n
change would be made among hi subordi
nate. "Not a man will be removed" suit!
ho "so long ris tbey iitiei.d to their dutiei
n a proper manner."
It 1 aiithoritiitively reported 1 1) lit Presi
dent Cleveland has informed Bcpri sentn
live Kilgore, of Texas, that he iroposef
calling Congress to meet in extrn session
some time between September 1 and 1 1.
Careful inquiry anion;! the farmer ant!
fruit raiser of Missouri show that, tbe fol
lowing estimate of the result of the April
storm und freeze" will bo aho.it correct
Plumb crop, destroyed; strawberry crop.otn
half lost; peaches, one third gone; grno,
f.rst shoots frozen; uppies, uninjured, wheat,
flsnler. Aeelitenla and I'aialllle
Near Aberdeen. Mi., on the farm of .It
A. lloneti, a colored tenant named F.dwardi
aii'l his wife, left their three children, al.
under live years of age, in the house alone
and went out to work. The house caught
lire and wa comp'etely destroyed. 'J lit
children were cremated.
t'rtme mill Penalties.
Striking miners at the Kureka mines, neat
Hpvlru, Tenn., killed Pit Boss Inglese Sun
day because they suspected him of tearing
Tho decision hand ;d down by the Indiana
Supreme Court Wednesday in the Iron
Hall case allirms the action of Judge Tayloi
in appointing a receiver.
IMwin Booth, who is lying quite, ill at
his home in New York city, is improving
and may recover.
(iov. Alfgeld of Illinois isa ie.l a procla
mation that in consideration of the nation
al and international character of th expo
sition and the great event of which it is com
metnorutive and the further fact that It is
located within the state of Illinois, th
aliening of the World's Fair shall be a leval
holiday within the limits of Illinois, and
Mayor Harrison emphasized the occasion
with a similur ofllcial declaration applicable
particularly to the city of Chicago.
BEYOND OUR BORDERS.
Tho suspension i announced of th f.on
don chartered bank of Australia, with i
paid up capital of t.W0,0Ofi. It has brunch
es in Victoria, New South Wale and
The Belgian Senate, by a vote of 52 In tbe
affirmative to 1 in the negative, with 14
abstentions, have approved the Nyssen plan
to establish universal suffrage with plural
voting, bated on the ownership of property
and the possession of certain educational
The following appointments by the Fres
Ident wer announced on Tuesdsy at th
White House, Wasbington.-
L. F. McKinney, of New Hampshire, to
be IJnvoy Extraordinary and Minister Pirn'
Ipotentiary to Columbia. Thomas L.
Thompson, of California, to be Envoy Ex
inordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to
Brazil. George W, Carutli, of Arkansas, to b
Minister Resident and Consul (ieneral to
Portugal. John M. Miller, of New York, to
be Consul to Bordeaux. Harvey Meyers.
of Kentucky, to be a Commissioner on the
World's Columbian Commission. J. C
Banders, of Georgia, to b? an Alternate!
Commissioner on tb World' Columbiuu
Luther F. McKlnnev is a native of Ohio,
from which state at 111 se nf Is), he en
listed snd served in the first Ohio Cavalry
until lMUi. He removed to New Humicsliir
In lKtu. was defeated lor congress aa a Dem
ocrat in 1PM. elected in lHMi. defeated again
in 1MS8. but was afaiu successful in Ih'M,
and served throuuh th F fty Second con
gress. Mr. McKinney wus a candidate on
the Democratic ticket for Governor ot bis
elate last year, but wus defeated..
Thomas' L. Thompson was born al Cbsrles
ton. W. Va.. May 41. 18Ss: went to Califor
nia in IMS, aud started the 1'ctaluma Jour"
unl, the lirst paper established in Sonoma
county, ile was a member of the Fiftieth
congress. He wa defeated for re-election
on th ticket with Mr. Cleveland, tn lets.
John N. Wiley is a naliv of Ireland. who
earn to America wnen out 4 year oi age.
He i a wealthy citizen of Aurora. N. Y..
aud represented his district iu th Fiftieth
George W. Catntli I a lawyer of Little
noes, An., wiier ne is aisn eoiicr and
11 utipai owner ol tbe utti Kock Gatt,
tta Fair Condition. Althoug1! Damac
fly Bad Weather.
Tli t'nlted Stales aurlco'lnr! station lit
Tarkershurg lias Issued the following bufle
tin on West Virginia crops:
The txccllent progress ms'le In Ih Cfnwfh
hf vegecallon end crotc dnr'ng th tlrt and
recoinl neeksof April tin been oonslclerahlv
rbei ked the nat week by rold wind unci
rrot: wheat and oat wer the least affect.-!,
Karming nperatlona were discoiifitiuH on
account of cold, wet weather. In ICuane
eoiinty hall itumafcl grnwlus! yeetation;
hall In Barber county Injured fruit anil
gnrdeii veretatilesj in Iwls conntf hail
darnauid pardon vegetation. Th week
whole has b en an unfavorable on for the
farmer and hi product. All crop nesd
more sunshine and warm weather.
The tcuifieriitur waelow th normal
In all section. Frosts has not Iniiirl
veuetalion to any rreat enentss yet d!e?
mtiied. Frost and cooiinuced co il aeatber
combined bnva Inn lered the 'i wth of
fruit generally; Ih killing of erl fruit.
icilly f.eVhes, on low lands Is reported;
no t rei-eptih e drtmngcto grain ' S
'I he ralniall was 'o' the nnrtnal. Hun-- "
shine avers 'e-l about .'Ml per rent.
in wheat and nut, although not rapid. the 1
growth ha been a healihv and r'xsl rme;
not wiihsiandioir the co.,1 and cloudy weaih
ir the acrenire nf outs will Ice larger Ihan for
several yee.is; not all sowed yet, prevented
bv rain. bent thin and short on clay land.
Winter grain nil right and continue prom
ising: no perceptible dtituaite br frost.
Meadow. Ivture. shook (Irowth of
grss checked hv cobl weatber, but doing
well- c:over kil'e'Hii few loealllie: mea I-
ow ill fair eomhtion: gra ha not grown
very much, stock ifiieraliv looking well
stiKk not shelieiecl have fallen oil in flesh;
iamb looking tine.
( nrn I'lntiting prevented, the cool wet
went In r having been n hlodisnee: very little
work done In preparing the soil; greater por
tion ol plowiutr biil-bed. a full crop will be
filantet; in a few ciinriliia no corn has yt
lean planted, delayed on account of unfa
Potatoes An unprecedented crop pi an lee
rorniug up In ome section.
Tobaoro The general opinion Is that
beache hae been great y damagecl hy the
frost and continued cold steadier cnrnhinri)
mi Iot i nds, if at all; some h-iicIi trees re
tconed killed; aitclc-s utihnrt slid the iiroa
ect favorable lor larire ami g'corl crop.
i nerrie and plum nave tarn liqund and
probiilily killed in some sections; a n?nntv
of corresp indents reHirt Ibe truit uf anf) .
promising an averse criip.
OOLD SUPPLY FIOUHEO.
Becretary Carlisle's Expectatlona Con-
corning tho West.
It is sai 1 at the treasury department at
Washington that Secretary Carlisle expect
more from hi visit to Chicago than from
hi visit to Now York In the way of future
supplies of gold for the treasury rorv.
llo wa very much impressed, ill stated,
with the summary of the reports from the
national hunks as to th amount of gold on
hand, culled for last month, prepared for
him hy Comptroller Ileph irn, as showing
that while. Die hunks east of th Alleglien
ies held til 1,0 rVKii in g'dil the hank west
of the Allegbenies held .-,(.(sn,i) in gold.
lie was struck witli tho contrast of the gold
holding of tho New York national hanks,
given us tli fit. (i'2 and tho gold-holding
of tho Chicnw national hank, M.8JI,''J).
The secretary I said to have been grraliy
I doused with ibese report a ilidicaliuy that
ie was not ilc'tideiit on tbe New York
hank. 'I he future hare been arranged tor
liiin in several ihteie-linir statement, such
as tbe followini. with the iindeislanding ol
course tinct ibev ai ply only to national
hank bin are indioutiie of the wlierenliotus
of tbe gold, 'ioiil in western lilies f.fiol.
S'Si; ineiiste'ii c:he-, 1 21.41 1 771: in w.s'trn
states, tfij.'.-ll,'!1!'-; in eusteru stutts.t l(),7ott.-
Chirnpo Is tbe tlrf of fifteen lurge western
citie which have heavy stocks of gold,
vh 1m Sew York m the lirst of eight largo
eastern cities with larve supplies of gold.
Thiis.ihe western cities outrank the eastern,
both in number and In amount of gold
The gold stock of Ih western cities is
iteni'xed as follows:
Chicago... fll,H24,iin Louisville... 2.-;o.nf,fi
Sun r'cisro. I.4ui.22"i Detroit Il7.!esi
Kansas Cy.. 77. Hoi Milwaukee.. lt.V,Hi)
imaha l.t'W,7.i Des Moines. . loi. Dfj
Mnineatiolis fCi.Wc!! New Orleuua. Wi4.324
St Paul 2.(ii!.!il7 Kt. Joseph... l.',!i,lo
( incinnati .. il1..V7
St. l.oiii l..'S).!C Total I27,tj(j,8!j
The gold stock in the eastern cilie Is as
New York 112 43 (Vij Albsnv ai4.WiO
Boston 4.ti2.'i,7i.U I'ittshrirg....2,7l'.'i.f.U
Baltimore... H:t7..M(l Brooklyn.... 1.13,2K
Philadelphia l.'sxi.-f'l Total :2 411.774
The returns from the hunks outside of the
cities shows a greuler disparity between the
FEAUFCL LOSS OP LIFE.
A Cyoione Sweep Over Oklahoma anil
Nearly SO People are Killed.
A frightful cyclone phased over Oklahoma
Wednesday afternoon doing great damage,
and a few hour later there was a second
visitation of destruction which resulted in
an awful loss r,f life. At Norman, iu I'uyne
county, 32 people wero killed and 25 injur
ed. A short distance west of here on man
was killed and his three children seriously
injured. The village of Keokuk, 40 miles
southeast of here Is reported to have been
swept awuy, bat no particulars are obtainable.
At Norman one man was carried a long ff
distance and hurled to the ground, breaking 1
his neck, due man wa hurled into the .
creek und drowned. Eighteen or 2d firms t
were swept clean or everything. .Near
Moore one man wa killed ami several were
injured and a number of houses were de
molished. West or Norman Id buildings
were swept away and half a dozen peopi
seriously injured. Tb village of Duw"
was altu'cst completely demolished, but aa
fatalities are report eL
Along the line of the Cherokee Strip the
tents ol the boomers were curried away and
w agons were wrecked, but no one was in
jured. F.ight niiloi north of Formun the
large bouse of Patrick O'Connor was demol
ished and 12 peop'e wer killed. 0 Connor f
dead body wo found a mile awuy. A
school teacher who boarded there was car
ried two mile aud her body feurfully
crushed aud torn. The people all over the
neighborhood bad gathered into this house,
believing it to be safe, because built of
hear timbers, but it proved a veritable
i.iiTLK Koch. Ark.. A terrific cyclone
almost wiped out of existence th little
town of Jeuson, In Sebastian county. Nine
buildings were demolished, four freight
cars wer nlowu from the track and a por
t on of the Fiisco depot was carried away.
One miiu aud a child wer seriously
CHICAGO BEOIMENT'9 LOSS.
A Magnifloent Armory Destroysd by
J' ire and Explosion, 'iwo '
Th First Uegiaient Armory, at Sixteenth
tret and Michigan avenue, waa totally de
stroyed by Are aud ' explosions of stored
powder. George Hel ford und Walter Wil
liams, both colored janitors, wer killed. E.
vs. Latham and Christopher Wiygtna per
triouly injured. 1 -
rutucu in, mien to sine naa partially