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TIIE WASHINGTON CBITIC,MONDAY, FEBttUAKY 10, 1890.
J THE RIGHTS OF LABOR.
ENGLISH SHIPOWNERS WILL
CUSS THE SUBJECT.
A Itesolnllon to Ho Submitted Ileulnr
liiK Tlmt It Ik llio Duty nt tho Oov
liniment to Prntert llotli tlie 13m
llojcr nnil tho Ilniplojud.
London,, Fob. 10. An important
conference of ship owners, representing
nil tho principal ports in Great lirltnln,
will uo held in London noxtPrlday.
Delegates from the general Shipowners'
Society of London Intend to introduce
for discussion tho recent labor troubles.
They will submit a resolution to ttio ef
fect that, whilo rceognl.lng tho riht of
labor organizations to strike, the con
ference considers it one of tho prlino
duties of government in every free
Stato that duo protection should bo
' nfforded to both worlihicn and employ
ers who have agreed with each other to
' worlc, even on tho terras against which
such labor organizations "have struck,
and that, having refcrcnuo to tho recent
strike in tho metropolis, an urgent rep
resentation in this sense be made to tho
Tho representation of oulports on tho
committee of Lloyd's Register, tho ar
rest of defaulting seamen, penalties for
smuggling, the representation of ship
owners on pllotngo authorities and sev
eral other questions of importance to
tho shipping interest will bo btoucht
before tho -conference. Tho Nbrtll of
England rrotcctlnc and Indemnity As
sociation will introduco tho subject of a
cotton conference, and will ask tho
cliambcr of Bhlimin! of the United
Kingdom to continuo to Impress upon
Its members the necessity of adopting
uniform charters and bills of lading for
tho cotton trade.
The Gcneial Ship-Owners' Society of
London will propose that steps bo taken
to ascertain the points of disagreement
In tho Liverpool cotton charter bill of
lading and charter parties, and to bring
about a fresh and fullv representative
conference with tho object of settling
these documents and promoting tho
adoption of tho underwriters' sugges
tions for tho prevention of cotton tires.
I.ubor Problem's Now I'luisn.
London, Feb. 10. A new phase of
the labor question has arisen. Lord
Hcadlcy, a pcer'of the realm and tho
colonel of the 31unster Fusllccrs, has
organized, In conjunction with Drew &
Gay, a scheme to neutralize the union
labor organizations. A strike at tho
London docks is imminent and import
ant dock authorities have agreed to re
ceive 500 men organized by Lord
Hcadley as a company to take the place
of thcstrikcis. Hcadley peremptorily
demands from the Home Oftlco police
and military protection. The object of
his organization is fico trade in labor
as in other industries.
AMintioAN i,. iso i: kiss.
lctiilnc tliu Method Tor Opening
tliu Klclit-Ilniir Cntnpulun.
St. Paul, Minn., Feb. 10. Nearly
200 delegates weiu present at tho State
eight-hour mcetingyesterday afternoon
The first subject of discussion was an
expression of opinion from all trades
represented as to how the eight-hour
campaign should be carried pn. Tho
stone-cutters, carpenters and plumbers
favored immediate action, but the
printers urged delay. Tho general
opinion of other trades was that tho
league should become an educational
lody, allowing each locality to decide
for Itself ns to the number of hours for
Yardmen Itefune to Work.
Duifalo, Feb. 10. Thirty-five yard
men (switchmen and brakemen) of the
New York Central Road, at Suspension
Bridge, refused to go to work yesterday
morning. They claim they arc not
paid as much for Sunday worn as is
paid by the company at other yards
along the road. Only four freight
trains wcro made up yesterday tho
usual number on Sunday being from
If teen to twenty. It is said there is a
general feeling of dissatisfaction along
the lino of the road and there are fears
that the strike will spread.
No Chance In the Nashua Troubles.
Nashua, N. II., Feb. 10 There is
no change in the stiikc situation this
morning. The help aro firm In their
demand for a restoration of former
wages, whilo tho agent of tho Nashua
Company declines to accede. The mills
aie idle. At tho Jackson Company
there Is no trouble, tho works startlne
up as usual this morning. At tho Vale
Wills tho help are at work as usual.
Tho strikers aio quiet and orderly.
Quite a number aro leaving town, and
others aro making arrangements to do
dcitakcn with an attempt at Incognito
and nromptcd by tho dealro to sec a
city ho has always loved and had so lit
tle opportunity to enjoy."
Tho Count expressed himself as hav
ing been unwilling to glvo expression to
any view on this subject, and declared
that wcro Itnot for publication in Amer
ica ho would under no clicumstanccs
permit himself to bo quoted in any de
gree "For America I havo tho greatest re
spect," he said. "I regard ft as liberty
in its truo sense, not tho ghost of lib
erty, such as stalks through such re
publics as Franco and now Ura.il. If
anything will nccelcralo tho restoration
of a monarchy In Franco It will bo the
recurrence of such Incidents. as this ar
rest." K1NU UAICNIVATj IN N1CI3.
AiiMdclonn lnaiiRtinitlon or the I'rn-
SpMal VabUXtw York Ik nM.
Nice, Feb. 0. There was but one
cry in Nlco'to-nlght. and It was "Car-
nival!" This year King Carnival
would hove nothing to do with steam,
or oven later means of locomotion, so,
instead of arriving as ho often has done
at Garc, ho came strolling quietly along
tho promenade des Anglais. On his
feet? Oh dear, no: a later invention
still a tricycle.
It was 8 o'clock when his Majesty,
who is to rule tlio levels for days to
come, appeared. Ho was eighteen feet
in height, and was' dressed In a lose and
yellow jacket, with knee breeches,
striped liosc, pointed shoes and a
jockey's cap. His" golden trlcyclo
wheels wcro nlno feet high, and kls
suite was as elegant as his JIajcsty him
self. Thcio wcro the municipal firemen,
bands without number, torch-bearers
and a whole party of puuchtnucllos on
horseback, whose duty seemed to bo to
keep tho red light boys up to their
work and tho torch-bearers In their
places. Throughout tho wholo route
tho' pavements wero crammed, and
never, pcihnps, have visitors to Nice
witnessed so brilliant a scene. Laugh-,
ing, cheering, shouts and music
mingled and created a true pande
monium. Nice had gone mad once again and
fireworks flow In all directions. Every
balcony was filled with sight seers, and
standine under the shelter of the dark
trees, tho sight was one long to he re
mcmbcied. It was a pantomimic trans
formation scene in real life. Tho pro
cession, amidst dancing and music,
wended Its way along the boulevards to
the Place Garibaldi, where, for a miu
utc, the King stopped to pay his respects
to the General dc Division Gouvencur.
It then went straight to the Casino,
where the keys of tho town, with a tre
mendous llowcry speech, too flowery
indeed to be taken down in shorthand,
were handed to King Carnival XVIII.,
who afterward was conducted to his
throne, where, with his back to tho
sun, he will be monarch of all he sur
veys and the condoner of all deeds,
good or evil, that may happen duilug
his reign of ten days, when, like Guy
Fawkes of old, he will suffer the ex
treme penalty of the law.
Nico is full and still visitors come.
Among the lastcst arrivals are tho
Jinron and Raronne Dc Janze, Coratc
and Comtesse Kessler, Comtcssc Do
Zcmbcrg, Comfo and Comtesse Do Ncti-
vine, uomtesse uo visau, uomtcL'iuou.
tho painter Gervax; Baron De Wolff
and who knows who.
jii:s. iiuom:s-ii AM.KTr j:xi'i..vins
QUEER THINGS IN LIFE.
OF A CHILD THAT SNAPS
LIKE A TURTLE.
HI. Louis' Juvenile Ihicngcil In n Unco
!Vnr A Colored Woman Tries to
Cure HnraeKol' ScorntonaClilcaco
Hebrews Iloycott n Hatcher.
Tjiknton, Fob. 10. A child resem
bling in many respects both a catfish
and a snapping turtle was born of col
ored parents in tho upper part of this
city on Friday night. Tho weight of
t lie child is about seven pounds and
letter from that city says: "Oyer 100 MILLIONS OF DOLLARS
saloon men havo been nrrcitcd since MUiJiiilV-WQ Ui ujuuyiw
January 1, and nulto n number of in-
junction cases commenced. Ho now
the whisky procession Is heading toward
tho State line.
One day nearly every express wagon
In the city was employed In moving sa
,loon fixtures Into Missouri. Tho olll
cinls caused a man to Uo arrested and a
wagon load of opiiits to boselzetl. no
was delivering goods, having previously
taken orders. ' Ho pleaded guilty to ono
charge under tho nuisance net, went to
jail to remain thltty days, and tho
Sheriff, under order of tho Court, de
stroyed the goods, valued at $!!00." In
Oilier counties oi tne otato violations oi
INCItKlMlH.l CHI) I
tho head and trunk of tho body aro I tuo ftw aie not so frequent, and tho
perfectly natural in form, but there aro
neither arms nor legs. It has an abund
ance of black, curly hair, which com
pletely covers tho forehead from tho
The brldcc of tho nose begins be
tween thd oyes, and is about a half inch
in length. At its point there aro two
holes, ono on either side, and a partly
formed mouth. Rcncath this partly
formed mouth Is another small projec
tion, similar to that at tho end of the
nose, and beneath it, where the mouth
should be, Is a wido gash, but no upper
lip. The chin is perfect, and there aro
two perfectly-formed ears, but they aro
On cither side 6f tho body, In tho
vicinity of the shoulders, is a projec
tion similar in shapo to tho claw of a
snapping turtle or the fin of a catfish,
and on cither sldo of tho lower portion
of the trunk, just below tho hips, arc
similar fln-llko (projections. The parents
of tho child ar6 educated colored peo
ple, and tho attending physician, Dr.
A. II. Dey, is unable to account for the
monstrosity. The child was dead when
born, and the body VM11 be presented to
the medical college of tho University
JUVENILE KAUJ3 WAR,
prosecution of offenders is not so diffi
VICTIM OF A VOUDOO.
Sho Is Not Influenced In Any Way liy
London, Feb. 10. The following let
ter has ben leccived by a newspaper
Slit: A woman very seldom realizes how
fiecullar aio her utterances when turned
uto cold print. I havo had an opportunity
lately of appreciating this fact, as I havo
received from frienus in America copies of
papers containing an account of a conver
sation I hail with your reporter. I am not
desirous of ventilating mypilvate affairs
through tho medium of tho public press
and, Indeed, have avoided It In every possi
ble way, but I would like to put ono point
clearly which I think was omitted among
tho statements published from memory.
My estrangement from my husband Is
duo entirely to my Indignation at his reck
less financial course and tho responsibility
bo has forced upon me, not In any way to
the influence of Mr. Chnndos, whom 1 havo
not seen for months, nor of anybody olse. It
would be most rcpugnaut to me to reflect
upou Colonel Hughes-Hallet In any way
except where It is absolutely necessary to
K. Vox Siui'viiEisa Ilmiitns-Itu.LET.
Riotous Demonstration by School
Hoys 111 St. Louis.
St. Louis, Feb. 10. There is a race
war, and a vigorous one nt that, in
progress In St. Louis which may re
sult seriously unless tho police put a
stop to such scenes as occur nearly
every afternoon along Clark avenue,
between Jefferson and Argyle avenues.
The colored school on Papln street, near
Jefferson avenue, Is very largely at
tended, and many of Its pupils walk out
UlarK avonuo every aitevnoon. wucii
they meet tho white boys coming from
other schools in the vicinity there Is al
ways a fight, and It U nothing uncom
mon to sec them engage in battles, with
sticks and stones as weapons, in tho
streets and on tho sidewalks.
Ladies and children who happen
along while these engagements aro in
progress often havo to slip in doors and
accelerate their speed to a considerable
extent to get out of the range of tho fly
ing missiles. "When tho colored boys
reach Rwing avenue they often meet
tho boys from tho Pope and St. Mala
city's schools, and If a policeman Is not
in the neighborhood a juvenile riot is
the result. It is generally a running
fight, and the boys frequently take to
the alley and hide behind fences and
tree-boxes to surprise the enemy.
Tho other afternoon a crowd of col
ored boys surprised two white boys on
a vncant lot on Claik avenue, near
Argyle, and gave them chase. Tho
white boys ran a short distance, when
one of them stopped, and, taking a re
volver of small callbro from his pocket,
fired at the dark-skinned youngsters.
Thero were ladies and children passing
on Clark avenue nt the time and the
discharge of the pistol might have
been attended by serious consequences.
The residents in that section are com
plaining loudly of these fights and look
to the police to put a stop to them.
"When theso race fights began the
principal of the colored school in
stiucted the boys going out ia that see
tiou to take Manchester road and fie
quently walked out with them to see
that his charges did not provoke hos
tilities. No matter whether tho whites
or tho blacks arc responsible the police
should ceitnlnly take prompt and vigor
ous methods to provent further out
breaks of this kind.
A Nejrro Woman's Mjsterlous Illness
Results In Death.
Macomii, Iix., Feb. 10. Florence
Delia ntttnphrey, a negro woman of
this place, has for two years complained
of n mysterious illness that has ballled
medical skill. Tho woman and her
negro friends firmly bcllcvn that sho
was a victim of some mysterious inllu.
once, and the woman herself asserted
that she was "kunjercd." Sho imag
ined that her body had become the
abode of "mud puppies."
Her color, which was( brown, began
to turn to tho deepest black. This
caused great terror and constcrnatlort
among her friends, The "mud pupr
pies" continued to disport themselves
throughout her anatomy much to her
pain and fear. The poor woman went
to Qnincy. 111., a few days ago and was
ineffectually treated by a voudoo doctor
named Cherry. She lclurned to
Macomb and growing worse, sent for
nnothcr voudoo doctor calling himself
A. L. Flcnor.
He diagnosed Miss Humphrey's case
and informed her' that sho was not
afflicted with "mud puppies," but
scorpions. He then mixed up a vile
physic in a bottle of whisky which tho1
poor woman drank, and In a short time
sho died In great agony, Apost-mort
tern examination revealed the fact that
the stomach had been almost destroyed
by tho drug. Flcnor skipped the towit
when the authorities began to investii
HACK TO lint KIRSl" I.OVK.
llertha ltlr.ci Tires or Domestic r,lr
mill Rejoins McCaull's Company.
New Yoiik. Feb. 10. A gentleman
in this city hasTCceivcd a dispatch from
Chicago announcing that Colonel Mc
Caull has engngeu Bertha Ricci to fill
the place mado vacant by the desertion
of Marion Manola from his company,
and that Ricci will sing In tho McCaulI
organization for tho rest of tlio season.
Bertha Ricci was tho prima donna of
tho McCaulI Company before Miss
Manola seemed tho position in which
she made such a great reputation for
herself and the organization, and after
waul sang at the Casino, which house
sho left about two years ago to get mar
ried. At that tlmo she announced her
retirement from tho stage, but her do
mestic life, it is said, has not proved
what sho anticipated, and It was re
ported several days ago that sho was
ready to accept an engagement and re
turn to professional life.
The engagement of Ricci, if it has
really been made, is a practical release
of Miss Manola from her contract with
Colonel McCaulI, so far as it gives to
him any power to provent her singing
elsewhere, nnd tho proceedings now in
court to stop her singing with John
Stetson's "Gondoliers" Company will
probably end in favor of the lady.
FORCED TO RESIGN.
ROYCOTTED 1JY A CHURCH.
Dundee Dook Laborers Sti'lko.
Glasgow, Feb. 10. The dock labor
ers at Dundee have struck.
LANS OI' TUE LTIIERALS.
Tliev Will Hold a Conference lit
London, Feb. 10. Tho Liberal
leaders will make no decision as to
tho proceedings In legard to tlio open
ing of the session of Parliament until
they meet on Monday evening nt Mr.
Gladstone's residenco, which will then
be No. 10 St. James Square. They
will, on that evening, bo in possession
of a copy of tho Queen's speech. Tho
question of nmendments to tho address
will, nowovcr, ticpcnu to some extent,
upon whether tlio report of tho special
commission, which is suvo to havo a
place in tho Queen's speech, will then
have been distributed to members. For
the rest, It Is understood that tho ques
tions to bo considered in this relation
will bo the claim for no further delay
In tho reform of Irish Govern
ment, the promises of tho Government
to that effect, tho administration of law
in Ireland and the system under which
that country is governed. At present
it seems likely that tho debate on tho
address will bo very prolonged.
WHAT COUNT DE PARIS SAYS.
Had No Connection Whatever
With Ills Sou's Etimpudo.
London, Feb., 10. Tho Count do
Pails has not sailed for America, m,
has been announced in the papers, but
is remaining In concealment at his resi
dence, Sheen Ilouse. A ropoiter, wlio
succeeded in beiug admitted, learned
that a cablegram had just been received
from iulluentlnl friends in Porto Rico
advising tho Count to proceed at once
to America. After waiting two hours
for an oppoitunity to see tho Count tho
lepoitcr succeeded In seeing him in a
small room set asldo for his study.
In icply to tho question, what ho
thought would bo tho icsult of his son's
arrest in Pails, tho Count said: "I am
rather surprised that tho government
should have taken such a step. I re
gard It as both unjust nnd indiscreet.
T knew nothing whatever of tho Duke's
intention to go tliero, and tho only ex
planation now that I can mako in my
own mind is that he was prompted
cither by the chlvaliic Intention of ot
tering his services to tho government or
that it was. simply a plcnsuie trip, un
After the Cattte-Shlliplnjr Trade.
Ottawa, Ont., Feb, 10. Tho live
stock exporters, who originated tho
EChcmo for shipplug American range
cattle fiom Montreal, will ask the gov
ernment for permission to establish in
the east end of Montreal harbor a
quarantined ynid into which American
trains could be run and where cattle
could be transferred to steamers carry
ing no Canadian cattle. Mr. Robert
Bickerslte says that if the' government
grants the request the exporters will
handle 100,000 head of American cattle
at that port next year, and that Montreal
will monopolize tho cattle-shipping
tinde of the continent, as tho route is
preferred by every cattleman In the
JMorinon Riders Tarred and IV itthored,
BmsiiNdiiAM, Ala., Feb. 10. Un
confirmed reports of an outrage com
mitted on two Mormon elders in Marlon
County, Ala., havo been received here.
It Is said that a mob stripped the elders
of their clothing, covered them with
tar and feathers and set fire to tho tar.
Both men wero terribly burned, but
extinguished the llamcs in tlmo to save
their lives. The scenoof the alleged out
rage is remote from a telegraph office or
railroad station, and it may bo several
days before tho real facts can bo ob
tained. Ruin Sweeps Everything Ilel'ore It,
Sax Francisco, Cal., Feb. 10.
Honolulu papeis received bv steamer
yesterday glvo accounts of unprece
dented rain nnd Hoods on the Island of
Kaul, which is tho seat of largo sugar
plantations. Tlio rain camo on January
21, without wind, and, In about twenty
four hours, twclvo inches of rain fell
and swept everything in tlio valloy be
fore it, carrying away two bridges and
a Chlucso btorc. Over $800 in coin was
lost and two Chinamen diowncd. All
vegetable gardens for mile? around aio
ruined. Many Germans working in
the sugar mills hnd nuirow escapes.
Enorts to Control the Cordage Hustons.
Nkw Yojik, Feb, 10. A special from
Monhcnl to tho Herald savs that repre
sentatives of tho National Coitlnge Com
pany of New York havo been In that
city for fcoveral days; that it Is under
stood they havo nrranged for tho con
trol of tlio Canada Cordage AVoiUs of
th'at city, and that thoy contemplate ex
tending" their bublness so as to
pi ncllcally control the Canadian trade.
Skeletons nt I luce Humans round.
Hamilton, Onto, Teb. 10. A geologist
has dlscoyeied a mouttd-bullders' burying
ground, In which many sl.elotous nt Im
uidieci km wero found, aoout four mllea
from this place. It is thonght that tho
discovery IU prove an Important ono in
I'm. I. ami Is called John Hull; huttherols
no sobriquet for Mr. Hull's Cough Syrup.
Salvation Oil is tho icsult of years of
study to product a perfect liniment at a
Interesting Suit for Damages
Chicago, III., Feb. 10. The boy
cott has reached tho orthodox Jewish
Church and created much disquietude.
In a case brought before Judge Altgelt
recently, Abraliam "Wilkin of the con
gregation Beth Hamedrash Hocho
dosch was sued by Jehua A. Kallen for
$n,000 damages. The defendant was
charged with complicity in a conspiracy
to black-list and boycott Kallcu. ICal
len Is a "schochet" or orthodox killer
of Jewish meat, and after a loug'ap
prentieeship was authorized by tlio
rabbis to slaughter cattle after tho
manner prescribed by Moses for tho use
of the orthodox Jews.
This occupation brought him tin in
come which was enhanced by tho
revenue derived from his ofiiee as a
"mohel" In the church, by which he
aided in the ceremony of circumcision,
For some reason Kallen becaino ob
noxious to tlio majority of the congre
gation, nnd an agreement was entered
into to boycott lilm, this boycott being
so effectual that during tho past year he
claims to have lost :f."uu. in nts
dcclaratioiiKnllcn sets forth that, "Your
servant Is an Israelite, without guile,
a butcher, a seller of meats, and es
pecially of the kinds of meats that are
used by tho orthodox members of the
Jewish faith, and your servant has been
on officer of a certain congregation of
Israelites of said faith, but not without
guile, within said city, and a man of
inllucnce among the sons of Israel, both
within and without tho temple." Tho
court was crowded with Israelites of all
conditions eager to hear tho testimony
l'ROUIIUTION IN KANSAS.
Ell'urts ol tho ) Ulcers to Enforce the
Toi-EKA, Kan., Fob. 10. Attornoy
General Kellogg Is in daily receipt of
information concerning the clTorts of
county attofnoys and assistant attor
neys-general to eufoice tho prohibitory
liquor law in various parts of tho Stato.
Tho principal violations aro in tho
counties of Sedgwick, "Wyandotte-,
Lcaenwoith and Atchison, thoso being
tho counties In which tho larger cities
Tho authorities in Leavenworth have
dlillculty In obtaining ovidenco on ac
count of tho refusal of witnesses to
testify, and a caso Is pending In tho
Stato Supiemo Court to determine- the
right of nil Assistant Attorney-General
to compel ovidenco of this character.
In Sedgwick County a number of joints
are in operation, but the business is so
carefully guarded, and the sympathy of
the community so intenso against en
forcement, that niosccutlons aro ren
There is somo encouragement for tho
upholders of tlio law in Atchison
County, for which tlio now Board of
Pollco Commissioners is responsible.
The open saloon has disappeared en
tholy, and It is believed tho joints have
been" quite effectually suppressed Tho
tcmpeiance people aro very much satis
lied, and boast that Atchison Is now as
sober a ( ity as can bo found In iho
State The samo favorable roports
nKo come horn Kansas City, Kan. A
Strnlt-Liiccd l'nstor l'urblsh Opposed
Lockpoht, N. Y., Feb. 10. The low
in tho First Congregational Church of
this city, legarding the admission of
candidates to the chinch who would
not promise to abstain from theatre
going, card-playing and dancing, has
ended in the resignation of tho pastor.
Rev. K. B. Furbish. This was forced
upon him by the majority of the
church and was the result of his siding
with the old deacons and spinsters, who
wero bitterly opposed to all frivolous
forms of nmuscinent.
Mr. Furbish has been identified with
the church for ten years. He Is a rabid
lempcranco man, anu many or ins con
gregation were dissatisfied with him on
that account. A council oi tiro uongrc
gatlonnl Church of Western New York
will be called in a week to dissolvo the
lelations of tho pastor and tho church.
rishlnc In Canadian Waters.
Ottawa. Ont., Feb. 10. The modus
riiemli under which United States fish
ing vessels aro permitted to enter
Canadian waters expires on Friday, the
14th instant. Sir John MacDonald says
that as yet nothing has been done
towaid extending it,' and it will prob
ably lapse unless somo steps arc taken
by tho United States Government to
show that thero is a probability of an
early settlement of the fishery Question,
and that it is in the interest of both
countries that tho modus ricendi should
continue. It will be necessary for tho
Dominion to scctiro this power from
Parliament, to which thero would bo
Hurtling of n Sardlue 1'nctorr.
Machiab, Me., Feb. 10. Tho sar
dine factory at Miichlaspoit village,
its wharf, somo coal sheds and 30,000
feet of lumber were burned last night,
it is thought by an incendiary fire. Los3
$12,000. Tho Machlasport Packing
Company, which carried on the busi
ness, is uninsured; "Wolff ifc Ressingof
New Yoik, who hold an interest In tho
factoiy, may havo somo Insurance.
Schooner Addle Fuller, lumbor-laden,
was damaged to tho extent of 300.
Captnln Sanborn, of the schooner Hor
tensia, was badly injuicd whilo fight
ing the flames.
AniNGTON. Mass,, Feb. 10. The
Abington almshouse on Centre street
was entirely destroyed by flic Inst
night. Loss, $2,000; Insurance, $800.
All tho iuntates escaped.
DISPENSED BY THE DISDURSING OF
FICERS OFTHE GOVERNMENT.
Mr. George W. Evans . r (tin Interior
Department Tell llu) If Is Done
Trlchs of tho Clerics lonej -l.nnit-Iiir
Thcio nro hundreds of millions spent
nnmially by tho Government through
its different ngents In every city, town
and hamlet In tho country, but few
people know that this enormous sum
comes fiom a small ollico in tlio north
east end of tho Interior Department,
known ns tho Financial and Disbursing
Division of that Department. Atone
end of the loom stands a large safe,
seated around which aio half a dorcu
clerks, who seem able to inanago any
one bold enough to attempt robbery.
In the centro of the room Is a large
desk, occupied by Mr. George W.
Uvaii", tho chief disbutsing olllcor of
thelntcrior Department, who liasoharge
of the finances in general. His offices
arc so numerous that ho is known as the
"Pooh Bah" of tho Department.
Mr, Evans started his career as a news
boy. Ho was bright and active, and
soon attracted the attention of somo of
ficials who secured him n position as
messenger in the office where he now
presides, and where he has disbursed
hundreds of millions of dollars without
losing ,n cent.
The finances disbursed bvtha ccntlo-
innn aggragate a sum of $000,000,000
yearly nnd arc divided under 700 heads.
The Indinn Office, Pension Office and
Land Office are tho principal divisions
of tho Interior Department that come
under this head. The remainder are
scattered broadcast throughout tho
country, the Department " having a
larger field and paying out more money
than any other under the Government.
"My signature," said Mr. Evans to a
CniTio reporter, "Is known In every
city and town In the country. I well
remember one circumstance that hap
pened when I was visiting a small town
and had just attached my signature to
the hotel register. A gentleman, who
was standing near, tapped mo on the
Bhoulder and said: 'I have seen that
signature hundreds of times, but never
before havo I had the pleasure of meet
ing the writer.' Tho man was an ofllccr
of the Government who had received
checks from me monthly but had never
before seen mc. This Is but one of
hundreds of similar cases. I have
often had considerable troubloat bauks
and other places where I have had to
be identified by my signatnic.
"Twice in each month I sign 3,500
pay slips in the Interior Department
alone, and pay to tho holders at least
$500,000 monthly. I have at times
somo funny experiences with clerks
who try to draw their monej' in advance.
One man camo into tho ollico in the
early part of tho year and exciled a
great deal of sympathy by u story of
suffering in his family. At first wo
permitted him to have his money, but
as his visits got to be numerous, I
called a halt to his drawing any more
money in advance, A record is kept in
tho office of nil similar cases, and when
they call once their names and excuses
aio jotted down and are remembered
on a second visit.
"Some timengo a woman came to mo
and said she wanted to get married, and
must haye somo money to meet the ex
pense of the occasion. The books of
the office showed that she had been
married five different times, so on tho
sixth licr appeal was refused.
"Thero is a class of men," said Mr.
Kvans, "in whose way disbursing offi
cers of the Government like to throw
every obstacle. I speak of the 10 per
centers, to know ono of whom is a posi
tive misfortune to some of the clerks.
"Wo, at least, refuse to iccogniye them
on all occasions."
Chnrces Made Against tho l'nstor or a
I'ort Jervls Church.
Pout .TKitvis, N. Y., Feb. 10,-St.
Patrick's Church in Mllfonl, Pa has
lost its pastor. Father Joseph Smith,
who was placed in charge of tho church
about n year ago. He was sent from
Bcranton, Three months ago a nephew
of tho priest, tho motherless 12-ycnr-old
son of his brother, camo from Philadel
phia to find a home with his undo.
Tho boy a few days ago entered the
hoitso of one of Father Smith's parish
ioners weeping bitterly. Ills eyes wcro
blackened and swollen, his lips puffed
out nnd his face bruised and swollen.
Ill explanation of his nppearancc, ho
declared that Father Smith had charged
him with not raking tho stove down
properly, and then beaten him with tho
poker. Two citizens of Mllfonl wcro
sent for. To them tho boy fuither de
clared that he had been beaten and 111
tieatcd by his uncle nearly every day
since ho entered his house. In proof
of this ho exhibited his body, which
was found to bo literally covered with
bruises. His left side, from ills kuco
to his waist, was almost one solid mass
of black and blue marks.
Tho news of the alleged cruel treat
ment aroused such popular indignation
that a cili7cn finally mado complaint
against the priest and a warrant was
issued for his arrest on a charge of as
sault and battery. He was arrested
and a day set for a hearing. In tho in
terim tho boy was in somo way spirited
away and ho could not bo found.
Father Smith appeared before the
justice of the peace, and, although the
boy's evidence, by wlilcn no atono
could bo convicted of the charge, was
not to bo had, the priest, bursting into
tears anil sobbing llKo a clillfl, contcsscti
to being guilty, as his little nephew hail
declared. He said that he was not in
his right mind when he committed tlio
acts of cruelty. The justice fined him
$10 and costs, nnd severely reprimand
ing him, discharged him, The dis
graced priest has left Mlltord, and It is
not expected that he will return to his
Fighting Jersey Forest r'lres,
May's Landino. N. J.. Feb. 10. A
big forest lire broke out last ovcnlng
about four miles from this city nlong
the line of the "West Jersey Railroad.
Tho forest is composed of pine nnd
cedar trees, and is owned by John T.
Smith nnd Mcssis. Jones & Badden of
this city and others. The railroad sec
tion men and a lot of helpers aro fight
ing the fire, which threatens to do a
creat deal of damage. For several days
past fires have been reported In the
Deer pines. This tract covers a stretch
in Atlantic, Cumberland and Capo May
counties, nnd is eighty miles by eigh
teen miles in extent. One of these fires
was extinguished near Mlllvillc after
it had done $10,000 damages.
Kngllsh Silver Notes Not to be Issued,
London, Feb, 10. The Financial
Xcics states that the pioposed issue of
one pound silver notes by tho Bank of
r.ngland has been abandoned on account
of the opposition of the lending bankers.
Call up telephone No, SS1-3 ami order
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The STODDARD LECTURES,
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Week Commenclnc Monday, February 10,
ONLY MATINEE SATUHDAY.
J. K. E!M7V:eT,
In His Entirely New and Natural DrAm.i,
FHITZ IN A AtAD J-tOUHB,
Which ran Tlirco Months at the 1 ith Street
Theatre, New York
Car-Load of Scenery,
I'llnllmuon, the S5.0P0 Do;,
Tho Laracit and Hnndsomojt oa In the
ENTIRE N,mV bONOS.
Next wceh-McCAUI.LOI'EftA CO,
TIT EW NATIONAL THEATRE. , ,
JLN Every evening, Wed. and Sat Matlmo.
Week noRinnlnK MONDAY; FKI1. 10
Mr. Nat. C.
goo lowr 3sr,
-And His Company of Flayers,
1--II Publishes (111 the Hews
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'The best American
"A performance which
Is a pleasure to watch."
"Tho audience aban
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"A radiant farco of
pathos nnd humor."
Killing tlio theatre every
where with cntbuslmtfo
2 It Favors the Best Interests
3-lt Declines to be Bought
oi Bulldozed Into Jobbery.
AVestcrn lionets Ciiittui; l'rfiluht Tree.
Giiani) lUviDs, JIicii., Feb. 10.
To-day the Michigan Central ami the
Grand Ihiplds and Indiana railroads
inaugurate the free cartage of freight
leccived from liuffalo, Pittsburg and
points further cast. Tho movement
was first uindo by the Central as a bid
for the Eastern freight, which has been
hcretofoio mainly handled by the
Grnud Itaplds ami Indiana, nnd was
promptly met by the other roads. It is
equivalent to a out of two cents per
hundred on fi eight from tho points
named, and it is thought that a war of
rates may follow.
Weary or thin 1.1 To.
Nkw Yoiik, Feb, 10, Michael Uluerlln,
a bilk wearer iiur.d tlQ vrmrs. rniiiinlttcd su
teldo this morning In his room No. -01 East
uuo-nunurcd-anii-i;igtitii street, by snoot
lug hlmtelf In the head. Uo had been In
bad health for some time.
Oiumii:, Mass., Feb. 10. I.lnuaC.Sluw,
aged TO, who tool; a doso of etrchuluo
with suicidal Intent on Thursday night,
dlulj yesterday In terrible, agony. Teinpo
inryliihanlty Is given as tho probable cause
of his act.
Krup i oi n Mot Tit shut and your ecs
open," aud never forget tho fact (tut Old
Saul's Catarrh (Juto Is the best remedy ever
dUcovired for diseases of the na?al p."
6agee. '.'Scents eveij where.
Murdered l).l Rejected .Suitor.
Eureka, Oat.., Feb. 10. Mrs. J. A.
Price, who was married last August,
was shot dead Saturday evening at her
home by Charles II. Bavrdcn, of San
Francisco, who then made a desperate
attempt to end his own life. Bawden
went to her house, and when she opened
tho door seized her, and after firing
three shots at her lodged the fourth in
her heart. .lust as the last shot was
fned her husband appeared aud caught
her as she fell. IIo then clubbed Baw
den with tho pistol after the latter had
put a bullet into his own neck. It is
thought Bawden will die. Ho wrote
befoio tho shooting, claiminc that Mis.
Price was bis wife, but it is thought ho
had paid attentions to her and was en
raged over her marriage, of which he
hn'd only recently heard. His father,
V. H. llawden, lives in Duluth.
T'lndlnc a Lone-Lost Mine.
Gainesville, Mo Feb. 10. There
is a great deal of excitement heio over
the reported finding of an old silver
mine in this county. Last week a man
is said to havo found on the top tf a
high ildge a Hat stono covered with
rude letteis, with these legible words,
"Found llils," ami with a mark point
ing to tho east. Seaichlng in tho di
rection indicated ho found a circular
opening, arched over with clo-ic-flttlng
stones. The finder excavated, and
found where drifts or inns had been
walled up. It is believed that this is an
old silver mine about which marvelous
stoiies weio once told by the Indians,
but which was lost years ago, nnd to
Hnd which many effoits have been
Call up telephone No, 331-3 and order
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Aiuoricii'H Oldeitt I'rlent frustrated.
Titov, K. Y Feb. 10. Rev. Peter
Havcrmans, the oldest priest in active
service in America, was prostrated while
on the altar at St. Mary's Church In this
city yesterday. Ho soon revived and
attempted to continuo tho service, but
was again prostrated and taken to his
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Kansas Citv, Mo., Feb. 10. Samuel
Hyser and James Cole, prisoners In tho
county Jail at Krle, Kan,, wcro shot and fa
tally wounded by Jailer Ellis, on Saturday
evening, whilo trylnc: to maUe their escane.
Tho two men had tried to overpower Ellis,
hut ho drew his revolver aud shot them he
fore they could get awaj lloth men died
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