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The Washington Obi
22D YEAR NO. G,75G.
WASHINGTON, D. C Til U USD AY EVENING, MAHCIT 27, 1.890.
VIUCE TWO CENTS.
The Opening of the Spring Season at
the Palais Royal.
Tho Sioro Decorations and tho Souvenirs
of tho Thirteenth Annual Exhibition
of Spring-Timo Dross Fashions.
This I? an ndvertlsomont. but slnco It treats
of what must bo la tho thoughts of molt
women their Easter enstutno It omnit
butiioof Interest. Visitors and lato roil
dents wilt loam from thoso who h ivo UvjiI
hero during tho last thirteen yoirs that It
has heen an annual custom of tho ratals
lloynl to open tho 8prlng Season with a
Grand exhibition, during which tho now
Sprlnn Novelties arooltered, forcortaln day,
nt special prices, ns a Souvenir of thoso "open
Tho Thirteenth Annual Spring "Opening,"
which is now taking place, has nlrcadyro'
telved tho favorablo notice of tho press and
public. Tho storo dceoratlons-groon nnd
Whlto havo been pronounced tho most artis
tic and beautiful yet seen In this city. But
moro important to tho practical mind aro
tho Souvenirs of tho occasion. Shall wo first
Blanco nt dress goods as an Illustration?
60c. DHKSS GOODS FOIt 4lo.
Tfco colors In tho Serges and Cashmoros in
clude Amethyst, Old Itoso, Ilellotropo, Tan,
Gray, Golden Brown and Black. Tho Cash
meres having tho Honrlctta Fin! ib, aro termed
by somo merchants Henriettas.
Kow look at tho 42 Inch Black Mohair Brll
llantlncs. Can, does anr mcrchantUwhoio
business is largely credit offer such quality
for GO cents?
Now tako tho (Olnch Check Suitings.
Where else will you seo tho variety? Tho
Checks aro shown in Black and Whlto, Bluo
and Whlto, Brown and Whlto. Garnet and
White. Tan and White; with and without
Tho following Is a 11-t of tho COc Dross
Goods which aro Included In tho "Opening"
Souvenirs and offered at II contsn yard:
23-inch Superior Quality China Silks.
'0-Inch Fancy Cheek Sultlnc.
40-inch Chocks with Side Hands.
lOilncli Scrgos with SIdo Bauds.
40-Inch l'uro Wool Cashmere.
0-lnch All-wool Sergis.
IC-lnch lin.jy Striped Sultlog.
40-Inch sido Band Molalr lirlllUntlno.
4S-Im.lt BlHok Moh.ilr Mc'llin.
40-Inch Black Striped Mohairs.
10 Inch Mack Wool Cashmeres.
40 Inch Black Wool "-urges.
! Inch Black Mohair Hrllllantlnoi.
8"c. HENRIETTAS TOK GDo
Theso mo thosamoruallty ai offcollast
year at 83 cents and wore not then nor
liavo they been slnco oqualed clso where at
Tho now supply Includes lovely shades of
Hellotioro. Amethyst, Troup, Gray, Stcelo,
Old ltoso, Bcigo, Tan, Sage, Mahogany, El JoJ,
Old Bluo, Golden Brown, Navy, Bod, JLc.
s:c. suiTiNas ron coo.
Tho English Check Wool Sultlugsaud tho
"Fiench Blald Novelties aio now well known
to the ladles of Waiblnnton. Woeontont
ourselves with this question: Do not many
merchants who credit many of tholr patrons
char jo US cents a yard?
SOo. GINGHAMS FOB. 23o.
Tho Clucks and Tlalds and Stilpcs, tho
delicate shades of Nllo Grocn. Old Boso,
rink, etc, show this season's advance Tlvo
cents a yard reduction in prlca brings them
10 cents below tho prevailing pileo for this
telebrated Scotchman's pinghams.
4Dc GINGHAMS FOB 10c.
Thoto aro 15 Inchos wide, and haro wide
band borders. Thodelloatu shades of Nile,
rink, etc., with whlto bordors aio loally
; beautiful. Tho economy of tho width brings,
tho dress at lets prlco than the narrower but
riHEtTLEY'S BLACK GOODS.
10 rer cent off tho marked prlcos Is tho
"Opening" Souvenir. Now about tho marked
price, if you find lower prices marko J on
tho goods than olsewlicro doesn't It provo
tho Palais Hoyal's cash business enables
lower prices than olsowhoro? Wolay special
tticss on this becan-o tho credit merchant's
usual oxouso for higher prices Is that his
goods aro superior. Buthciols an iustanoa
of identical goods. 'J hero Is no mistaking
rilestley's goods. You know his trado mark.
WAHHANTED BLACK SILK?.
That is, if the Silk Splits or Crocks within
one year of purchase a now dross Is given.
A written pnarantco for doubters, Tho
Souienir of tho 'Opening" is 10 per coat,
discount. Tho guaranteo applies to tho re
duced pi Ico and equally to tho $t Silks as tli3
most expensive Tho l'alals Hoyal's 81 Silks
haio thus bceomo very popular, nnd slnoo
tlio"Oronim:" price Is 0J cunts a yard, of
ccmisotho domaud has doubled. You may
choose to moi row from thefollowlim':
SI Black Gros Grain Silks tor !Wo.
SI Black lthadylralc Silks for 93c.
1 Black Armurd silks for 00c.
51 Blaok Surnh Silks for 90o.
SI Black I'alllo I'rancalso for 00c.
ti Tilmmlng Velvets, nlso Dress Tilmmlng
IUbbons and Buttons ut special ptlccs
lor tho "Oponing " hclocted to bo worn
lth tho Now Spilng Dross Goods and
t.Uo offcied tomorrow ut special prices
wo I'arasols, Gloves, Hosiery, Laces,
llumlkciclilets, Jackets, Wiap3, etc
ri Inted Lists ot tha Fouvenlis of tho
"Oicrting" nro In oaoh Department aud
may be obtained for the usUlnj,
Corner 12th St. and Pa. Ave.
WORK OP BOTH HOUSES.
WASHINGTON'S INTERESTS CON
SIDERED IN COMMITTEE.
Tlio AdinlMlon or Wjnmlnc Aiding
tlio Nation')- Commerce lloiitrlc
tlon of Immtgrntlon Lone Hat or
Tlio Bcnato to-dny passed IIouso bill
to nmend tlio census act of March 0,
1880 (the effect ot It being to allow
special ncents $3 n day for Bttbslstenco
when traveling). Also a bill to sus
pend for otio year Iho law requiring
vessels to carry llfc-savlng projectiles.
The Senato nlso passed IIouso bill
n Uhoilzlng the purchase of 2.500 tents
lor the uso of tho flood sufferers of
AiKansas, Mississippi and Louisiana,
nnd appropriating $23,000 for tho pur
pose. Tho Anti-Trust bill was thcu
Tho IIouso Patent Committee has
agreed to report a bill providing for tho
erection of a now building for tho Patent
Office. It la to bo built by contract
under the supervision of n commission
composed of tho Secretary of War,
Attorney-General and Secretary of tho
Tho Senate has voted 01 to 29 to refer
the Anti Trust bill to the Judiciary
Committee, with lust i action ,to report
In twenty dnvs.
In tlio IIouso,
Tho IIouso met to-day at 11 o'clock
and Immediately piocecdcd to consider
the "Wyoming Admission bill. An
amendment, offered by Mr. Springer of
Illinois, providing for nnothcr conven
tion called under act of Congress, was
An amendment to conflnc voting to
mnlo citrons was lost by 183 to 139,
three Republicans voting with tho Dem
ocrats In the affirmative.
Tho District In Concress
Tho Senate District Comuilltco had a
secret session this morning, at which
they referred Mr. Harwell's Baltimore
and Ohio llalhoad bill to a sub-com-mlttcc,
of which Mr. Ingalls la chair
man. Certain other unimportant m it
tors wero attended to, everybody
pledged to secrecy and the committee
Each member of tho IIouso District
Committee this morning was presented
with a printed copy of tho arguments
mndo against the lirccklnridgo Sunday
Rest bill before tho committee on Feb
i miry 18. Tho arguments arc neatly
piltiud and hound in paper covers. It
foims one of "The Senlinel Library"
issue d by the Pacific Pi ess Publishing
Company of Oakland, Cal.
The Piesldent sent to tlio Senate to
day Iho following nominations:
Postmasters: Maine J. "W. Gary,
Caribou. Yuimont IMward Clark,
Poultney; A. "W. Davis, "Whlto Illver
Junction; J. II. Oreuth, Noithflcld.
New Yoik i:. M. Claik, Niagara Falls.
New Jersey J. T. Nichols, llridu'eton,
II. A. Clement, Haddoulleld. Tevas
Anna IJ. Uukcr, Bowie; E. M. John
son, Ten ell. Tennessee II. SI. Eikin,
Fuvettcville; II. SI. Tithmnn, Shelby-
ilk Kentucky J. M. S.iffell, Frank
fort; O. A. Johnston, Lebanon. Geor
cla IJ. F. ' l'nisons, Nawklnsvllle.
"Wisconsin D. O. E. Itcmlngtoii, Mans
ion; L. S. Patrick, Maiinette; II. T."
I3tiaip, Delevan. Ohio 11. D. D.ile,
l!n au: Moiris Burns.Gallon. Nevada
E. E. Bilkney. Elk. Mlssourl-J. A.
Tine, West Plains. Minnesota J. A.
Clnghoin, Waseca; II. F. Johnson,
"Woithington; G. A. "Whilnoy, "Wadena.
Kansas J. F. Clough, Sabetla;
"W. J. Henry, Llndsburg; J. P. flic
Knight, Hiawatha. Indiana G. P.
Groll, Knightslown; F. II. Dor.in,
Michigan City. Illinois J. M. Holt,
Slalinc; A. L. Stone. Marseilles.
California E. B. Smith. Pomona'.
N. "W. Moody, Fresno. Colorado J.
A. Cochian. Ooloiado City. Washing
ton F. E. Williamson, Pomeroy.
New Mexico Mis. B. C. N.iblc, Uutou.
Alsoseveial unlmpoitant army piomo
tlons. Aids to Commuicn.
Tho Senato Committee on Commerce
nt its meeting to-day oidercd a favorable
icpoit on thn IIouso lcsolulion extend
ing the time for completing a bildge
across Bayou Bernaidl In Mississippi;
nlso tbo lull to reorgani,o tho customs
disliict of Pugct Sound; the bill con
stituting Cairo, 111., a poit of delivery,
and a resolution diicctlng tho Kaginecr
Coips to icpoit on tho possibility of
establishing a deep water huibor at tho
mouth of Delawaio Bay.
So many applications havo been
niado by humane wicietics and others
fni hea.i lugs on tho proposition to ropsil
tho lnw lequhing vessels to carry life
saing iiojectlles that tho committee
united to report a substitute for tho
pending bill, suspending tho operation
of tho existing law tor a year.
Tim committee lepoitcil favorably tho
bill authorizing tho biidglng of tho
Mississippi Illver between the mouth of
the Illinois nud tho mouth of the
Will Xt l!n ii Candidate.
Judge S. S. Yodcr of the Fouith
Ohio District has published n letter,
staling that ho would not boa candidate
for lenominntlon. Tho Judge Is an
able man, n good lopreseiitallvc and a
consistent Demociat. Ho Is a friend
of Senator-elect Brico and doubtless
could got a lcnnmlnatlon and ro clcc
tlon if ho would fight for It. But, tin
foitunately, his district is nlllicted with
thoicious habit ot rotation In olllco so
far n3 Congiess is concetued, and tho
custom is to allow I'epreseutatlves but
two teims. The people In that district
me Ibe suffcicrs.
1'iosldcnt Uihvln S. Stewait of tho
Young Slen's Itepubllean Club of Phil
adelphia and a prominent candid to for
Slayor of that city Is hero to securo
spc'akeis for tho nnnual bantiunt of tho
Club on April 7. Speaker Heed his
consented to net as tho star of tho occa
sion. Scnatm Ingalls will bo the Sena
torial big gun. Among others who
tuo invited nnd will It Is hoped attend
nro Congressmen Huttci worth, SIcKln
ley, lhmons and Dalell,
Tho House and Sennto Committees
on Immigration, nt a Joint meeting hold
(his morning, detoimlued to lefertho
general subject of restricting Immigra
tion to a sub-committee of six; to refer
tho question of tlio purchase of Ameri
can industries by fnicin capital to an
other sub committee of six, nnd to tako
up In full committee Saturday thoquos
lion of using llcdloo's lslnud for nu Im
Senator SlcPherson of Now Jersey
will bo ono ot tho speakers at tho ban
quet of the Harlem, N. Y Democratic
Club on Jefferson's birthday, April 3.
The other spenkors aro expected to bo
Governor Wilson of West Vlrnlnln,
Governor Campbell of Ohio, Governor
Boies of Iown, A. Minor Grlswrold of
Texat Siftings, and tho Hon. Cliauncoy
F. Black of Pennsylvania.
Thcrowlllbc a further heating on
Mr. Stahlncckcr's bill hi relation to tho
protection of fish In tho Potomac river
within tho District of Columbia on Sat
uiday morning, nt 11 o'clock, before tho
IIouso Committee on Merchant Marluo
Bepresentatlvo Symons of Connect!
tut to-day Introduced a bill in tho
House increasing tho piy of patent ox
nmincis all along tho line
ron aiuiti)i:uiMa his win:.
Oro?' Trial llcgiin This Morning
Story or tlio Tragedy.
Tho trial of William Douglas Cross,
for the murder of-hls wife, was begun
in the Criminal Couit this morn
ing, but It Is expected that
tho cntlro day will bo occupied in
empanelling a jury. Tho circumstances
alleged in connection with this murder
aro still fresh In the memory of tho
One evening in October last Cross
and his wlfo had a quarrel at their
homo In Southwest Washington. Cross
left tho house, saying that ho was going
to tho theatre, and his wlfo romarked
that If he went out sho would follow.
"If you do," ho said, "I will kill you."
Mrs. Cross, however, did follow him,
nml nt tho corner of Seventh and
O streets southwest ho turned and
shot her. Tho bullet entered tho brain,
but tho woman lived for a week. Sho
was not conscious at any time, and
thcrcforo tumble to mako an ante-mortem
statement. Cross was arrested by Po
llco Ofilccr Henry after nn exciting
chaso and locked up at tho Fourth Pre
O. Maurico Smith nud Joseph
Shillington aro tho attorneys for Cross
nnd tho defense will be that tho woman
shot herself. There wero no witnesses
to tho shooting. William Cross onco
before shot and killed a man for insult
ing his wife and was acquitted of tho
charge of murder.
OODNTEItrKITlNO HANK Ml TICS.
A Now nnd Dnncorous ltocim Hill Has
Dlndo Its Apponrnnce,
The chief of tho Secret Service has
infoimatlon of the appearance of a new
ten-dollar counterfeit national bank
noto on tho Gcrmania National Bank of
New Orleans, La. It la similar to tho
ten-dollar counterfeit on tho Third
National Bank of Cincinnati, Ohio,
which was engraved by Miles Ogle, 'and
made its appearance In August, 1331,
for which he vas afterwaid arrested
and sentenced to n term of six years'
This new counterfeit has appeared in
St. Louis, Cincinnati and Louisville.
There are no silk lines in tho paper, hut
lias ink lines in imitation of them
I rinted on tLo hack. It will readily de
ceive and is legarded as a dangerous
1'OOIt STKBIIT MUSICIANS.
Au Italian Orcnn.fi rlndor ami
Massi, an Italian organ grinder, was
bioitght Into Police Couit to-day by
Police Officer O'Neill for allowing his
8-year-old daughter to play a tam
bourine upon the sticct. Massi ex
plained that his daughter wanted to bo
with him and he liked to havo her.
Judge Miller said it would not do to
have a girl of this ago upon tho stieet,
nnd that sho ought to go to school. Ho
put Massi under bonds nnd told him if
he knew of his taking tho girl with
him on tho stieet nsaln ho would send
him to Jail.
The littlo gill looked very much dis
appointed when this decision was given,
for she said that sho rather enjoyed
playing the tamboiino nnd collecting
tho pennies forher father.
Thrown Out of a Hunt and Injured
Ills Condition Serious.
While tho Hon.'.Toscph S. Miller, ex
Commissioner of Internal licvenuc; Mr.
Jnmcs A. Bing, a lawyer of Loan
County, W. Yn., and llev. Sir. Medley,
a Southern Methodist preacher of
Cutlettsbuig, Ky., wero going down
Twelve Polo Creek in a boat, thev wore
all thrown out by tbo boat capsizing In
attempting to run tho falls.
Sir. Bing was diowued, Mr. Mcdloy
escaped, although an old man; Mr.
Jlillcr, a very heavy man, was rescued
in a veiy exhausted condition. Hols
thought to bo seriously injured inter
nnllj ; ho is spilling blood, and Is noiv
lying in a precarious condition.
A W03IAX I'AIXTS IX COiritT.
Oiorjojril nt Her Sim'H Acquittal or a
Clmi ko of I.meouy,
'I bore was n ouug man heforo Judgo
Sillier this afternoon on tho chatge of
pi tit hu cony. Tho complaint was made
by a sa'oon-keepcr by whom tho de
fendent bad been employed as bar
tender. Judge Sliller said If this weio tho
case no larceny had been committed,
and, fuitheimoio, tho mail, when the
piopeitywas taken, was the duly au
thorized ncent of tho saloon keeper.
Tho youug man's mother, who was in
couit during the piocecdlugs, was so
delighted over the verdict that sho
fainted and had to bo taken to tlio
cleik's loom to bo icsuscitated.
ONLY Till: ..JISI JA3IS.'
A I.cport or a Doubln IMunlnr AttruoU
'llioiisandd of I'nriioiib.
About 2 30 o'clock this afternoon a
message was telephoned to police hold
quaiteis lrom the coiner of Kleventh
nnd Q stieels that thcio had been a
double nuuder. lletwceu two and
thieo thousand norsons weio attracted
to tbo plnco by tho icport, hut It was
nflciwurd found out that tho cvello
ment was nil caused by a man with tho
(uPTiior Ciirtlu'A Opinion.
Ex Governor Curtln of Pennsylvania,
who has been 111 In this city for somo
ddjs, has entirely lccovercd. Tho vet
crnn war Governor of tho Keystone
Slate continues to take on nctlvo In
ttrcst In politics. Ho now says that
though Pennsylvania Is a Republican
Stale nine times out of ten, this Is ono
of tho times when sho will go Demo
emtio. The Governor Is rather old to
go udubow chasing.
Hostok, SInrch 27. Homy O.
Thatcher aud William Lloyd Garrison
appealed before tho Legislative Com-
miiico on i'cucrai iteiauons to nay in
behalf of tho woolen manufacturers,
and urged tho pnssago of resolutions
asking Concross to abolish tho duty on
raw wool. Thcro were no ronionstrauts.
AT THE WHITE HOUSE.
I'rolossor Grecory'n Aililrosn unit the
rrestrtcnt'n Itosnonso IIU H.ym
rnthy with tlio March or IMucntlon
A Genornl Ilmulslinklni;,
Promptly nt 12:00 o'clock this after
noon thirty-five members of the Colored
Educators' Conference, headed by Pro
fessor Langslon and ex-Dlstrlct Collector
John F. Cook, filed Into the White
IIouso by twos nnd ranged themselves
in n circle In tho ccntro of tho capacious
Bust Parlor. A few momenta later
Sergeant Dinsmoro announced: "Ho Is
coining," nnd President Harrison en
tered nsldc door and stood in Iho ccntio
of the circle "of educators. Professor
James M. Gregory of Howard Uni
versity, who had b'ecn chosen spokes
man, then read from n paper as fol
Iowa: "Mr. President, wc, tho members of
the American Association for tho Edu
cation ot tho colored youth, which has
been In session In tills city for sovcral
days, havo called to pay their respects
to ) on not only as tho Chief Executive,
but as one who takes an interest in tho
cause wo represent. Wo nro as
sured by the very signifi
cant words contained in 3'our
mesBago to Congress, that you will do
nil In your power to promoto tho wel
fare of a people so long deprived of
education and the ndvautuges which it
"This, the first conference of tho kind
ever held in this country, Is but tho bo
ginnlpg of an organization which wo
expect In its membership .will cmbraco
thousands of teachei a and thoso Inter
ested In tho work of itistiucllon.
Our object Is to advance education
nmong tho colored youth and thereby
assist in the solution of a
pioblcm which has become tho all-ab-sorbiug
lsuo of the da'. Wo have con
fidence in our remedy and ask tho co
opeiation of all friends who believe
that the highest and best Interest of the
llepubllc lies in tho.virtuo and intelli
gence of Its clticns."
In lcply the President placed his
right hand in his bosom and smilingly
welcomed Professor Gregory and Tils
co-workeis. "You have not misjudged
mv views in this matter," ho
said. "I . am thoroughly of tho
opinion that the foundation rock
ot this nation is tho Intelligence that
comes from our schools and colleges.
You will now go homo with broader
views on the necessity of tills work by
contnet with each other. It gives mo
pleasure to unci jou, and I will now be
glad to shake each of vou by tho
Tho delegates then filed past tho
Piesldent and veie Intioduccd to him
by Professor Gregory as they shook
hands. Ono of the piofessors in
"I am deeply giateful to you foryour
kindly cxpiession of interest In our
Among tho prominent educitors who
were present weio Professor J. C. Mur
lay of the Gammon Theological Semi
nary of Atlanta, Picsident J. W. Mor
rison of the Allen University, Colum
bia, S. C: President Bumstcad of the
Atlanta Uuivcisity, Miss Schoflcld,
inanugei of tho Schoflcld Industrial In
stitute, Aiken, S. C: Piof. W. G. fcjeats.
of Jclfeison City, Mo.; Piesldent John
son of the Petersburg, Ya., Normal and
Collegiate Institute; Prof. Gibbs, prin
cipal ot the State noimnl school, Talla
hassee, Fla.; Dr. Urackctl of tho Stoter
College of West Yiiglnin, Miss Coin
Finnklin of tho same institution, Dr.
Bankin, Trof. Laugston and ox Col
After leaving the White House tho
delegatesiepaiied to tho Congicgational
Chinch, comer of Eleventh' and It
streets, where the nfternoon session is
being held. Papois wero. read bv Dr.
Hood of tho medical department of IIow-
aid Univcisity on "Medical Schools,
nnd Piofessor Fowler, on "Tho gradu
ates of collcgiato, preparatory, normal,
theological, law and medical schools
where aro they and what are they
doing." An interesting session will bo
held this evening.
WHAT KAJiSAS l'AKMKHS WANT.
I'ceolutlonn Diimantllnir Iloformi nud
IlenouncluR Senator Incnlln,
Toi'EKA, Kans , SInrch 27. Tho
absolutions adopted by tho F.umois'
Alliance conference now in session
heio demand legislative enactment ap
portioning thoshrlnkngoof farm values
that aro under moitgago obligations,
the election of United States Senators
by diiect vote of tho people, the election
by ralhoad commissioners bv tho people
Hint an amendment to tho Stale constl-
nilion be submitted to tbo people allow
ing tho legislative enactment of oeiiip
ion of homesteads occupied by their
ow mis from taxation and denounce
Senator Ingalls' coutse", as has ahoady
la en published. A piopnsltlon to mako
0 o alliance a political oigauizatlon was
Hungers of i:ioctrlcll. ,
Aiiianv, N. Y. Tho Senate commit
tee that recently conducted tho elec
trical investigation in Now York city
leported to-day. Tho repoit recom
mends that no electrical light or
power cunent of over two hundred
and fifty volts piessuio bo allowed
to enter any building, and, second, that
after, say, January 1, 1802, no ovcihead
conductors cariylng currents for Ilcht
Ing or power pui poses bo allowed In
any street, highway ot public place In
any city of the State having a popula
tion of 153,000 or over.
I'm- a I'DHtlll Tolesi'.ipli'
Annunrxx, S. I)., Slaich 27. South
Dakota Knights of Labor and Farmerh'
Alliance men mo signing petitions in
favor of Postal Telegraphy. Tiro move
ment was started by u Philadelphia
Knights of L'ibor journal. Petitions
ciiculnted hero yesterday received -103
Alinudy In Unmida.
Toronto, Ont., Slarch 27. William
Rownu Sloffatt, accountant of tho On
tnrio Hank was yesterday sentenced to
three yeais' Imprisonment In tho penl
tcullaiy at Kingston for embezzlement.
Wantii lo be rrlnudl).
IlAMiiuito, Slaich 27. Tho Ham
burger Macrichleti says that tho Em
peror will endeavor to maintain a per
sonal entente cordiate with tho paity
leadcis of tho Reichstag.
Declared a IHiidcnd,
Ni:w Yonis, Slarch 27. Tho Missouri
Pacific Railroad Company to-day de
clined a cash dlvldcud or 1 per cent ,
pajablo April 15.
Oiienril liy thn Sllkudo,
Yokohama, Slaich 27. Tho Indus
trial exhibition heio has been opened
in person by the Mlkndo.
Why a liilrntrd HtiMlitn l.Hdy was
Kent to Hlliorlll.
Kansas Citv, Mo., March 27. Mr.
George Kcnnan lias received from Purls
a letter written by Mndamc Mary Tso
.hilkova, the lady ylio ha9 just been
exiled to Siberia for having written a
letter which was mysteriously smuggled
Into tlio Car's private apartments, and
which was said by tho itusslan police
to contain threats against tho C.ar's
Mine. Tsebrlkova wroto Sir. Konnan
thai sho intended to petition thn C.ar,
and expected to suffer severely for tho
net. She Inclosed a cony of the peti
tion. It Is simply n vivid description
of the condition of tho Itusslan people,
and nn appeal for reforms. It contains
no threats against the Car, but warns
him Unit the state of things which ex
ists In Ilussla Is suro to produce dan
gerous disordcra. Mr. Kcnnan sup
poses that Mine. Tsebrlkova wont to
St. Petersburg soon nfter writing him.
Ho describes her as a talented writer
and n frequent contributor to Itusslan
magazines. Sho has been known ns a
Liberal, but not a revolutionist. Sho la
about 40 years old, nnd a woman of
great force of character.
win: in:r.'s wooixa.
Assnultcil a I'ollsli Girl and wns About
to bo Lynched,
Chicaoo, March 27. Wee Leo, who
kcepa a laundry In tho basement of No.
201 West Chicago avenue, narrowly es
caped lynching last night nt tho hands
of an infuriated mob of Polandcrs.
About 8 o'clock last eventng thrco
young Polish girls, named Slay Wag
ner, Maggie Polrynskl nnd Julia
Schmitt were passing the Slougollan's
laundry when he beckoned them to
como In. The girls went down the
stnlrway and as soon ns they entered
the basement Weo Lee grasped tho
Wagner girl by tho arms and dragged
her into "a back room. Thcro he as
saulted her. He threatened her com
panions with death If they mado an
outer. They ran out of tho laundry,
however, scrcaminc lustily and notified
a police officer near at hand.
Tho West Chicago avenuo patrol
wagon was called, and when It arrived
aciowdof 200 excited Poles wero at
tacking the windows nnd doors of the
laundry with clubs nnd stones. It was
nil that fic policemen could do to keep
back tbo mob. The heathen was taken
to tho station with great difficulty.
The Wagner girl is but 14 years old
and very small lor her ace.
maui: HIS own bionky.
IlulTnlo Delitgeil by .Spurious Coin .
Illitn mill Wllo Arrentuit, .
Brri'Ai.0, N. Y., Slarch 27. For
weeks 'past a number of complaints
have been received by the police author
ities that n huge amount flf spurious
coin was in cltculatlon in this city.
Ten-cent pieces and dollars were tho
coins issued by the counterfeiters, and
were of such excellent make that it
was with the utmost difficulty that they
Last night officcis ni rested William
Slattciy, a book agent, and Slay Slat
tery, his wife. Upon searching their
looms four newly-mado ten-cent pieces,
a bogus dollar, a plaster parts mold,
metal, ladles, and other articles used in
making money, wero discovered.
.- - .
a rAHMini scai.i'i in.iisi:r,r.
Ills Axo Catches In a T.lne aud I)o
tCLiidri on HU Unad.
I.ocKi'OiiT, N. Y., JIaich 27. Joseph
Eichie, a pioniincnt fanner of Niagara
county, met with a teiiiblo accident
yesleiday. Ho was chopping wood In
tho back yard of his place in Newfono
when his'axo caught In n clolhes lino
and in descending struck him with
gieat lorce, plowing a fiurow fiom tho
left eye upward and acioss the top of
Tho injured man fainted and fell to
llin rrnuinl. whniQ he lav for nuito a
.while before being found. When dU-
coveied ho was neaily dead from loss
of blood. He was carried Into tho
houso nnd medical aid procured. Ills
I'h.i:d roiiTY n:nr hirh.
What a Telccranh Operator' MUtaUo
Atchison, Kans,, Slaich 27. Tho
Missouri Pacific met with n heavy I033
by a wreck near Centralia, on the Con
tnil Branch division, Tuesday night.
Two trains enmo together at a curve
nnd they weic moving ut such a great
rate of speed that both cnglues and ten
caw, somo of them loaded, weio piled
tbiity or foityfcet high within a dis
tnuce of fifty feet. Tho engineers nnd
tinmen escapee! by jumping. Tho acci
dmt was caused by a mistake mado by
a telegraph operator nt uorning.
Klllrd b a Sufu-Movor,
Nr.w Yoiik, Slaich 27. John II. At
kinson, aged -11 yenis, a lawyer, was
Uiiled yesleiday afternoon nt bis office,
No. 1782 Broadway, by Felix Palmer,
aged U!3, foreman of a gang of safe
moveis, who were removing a safe.
Atkinson had somo words with Palmer,
who finally stuick him on tho head with
a heavy stick of wood, ciushlng his
, . .
Tuo Trains Wrecked,
Rati 1 1: Ciir.KK, Slicit., Slarnh 27.
Two freight tialns collided ou tho Chi
cago it Ginud Tiunk load near hero
yesterday moinltig. wrecking eighteen
cars and two engines. A largo quantity
of merchandise wns mined. The train
men saved their lives by jumping. Tho
tiaintook file, but was extinguished.
The loss isj.20,000. '
I'lio YearH ror $01,000.
KodiESTKii, N. Y.. Slarch 27. In
the Oyer and Teiminer this morning,
Judgo Adams piesldlng, John A. Davis,
late city treasurer of Rochester, pleaded
eullly to tho charge of embezzlement,
and was sentenced to Auburn State
prison for llvo years. Tho amount of
tho embezzlement Is ?01,000,
ICobbod or UN l'entflon money,
Tirris, Ohio, Slaich 27 Johu G ut,
au old soldier, who lives alono near
West Lodl, was called fiom his houso
lust night about midnight by n trio of
masked men, terribly beaten and ij30 In
pension money stoleu.
Still .ihuieuii Hlxhiioxx."
Rnm.iK, Slaich 27. Tlio Emperor
permitted Prince Bismarck to retain tho
litloof prince, wllh tho titlo of Duke
of Lnucnberg as a second distinction.
The Prlnco will still bo addressed as
Sold III Unn Houe lor ifS.OUt).
Romi:, Slarch 27. Catonl, tho Italian
giant, who has just died, sold his skclc
ton last week to an anatomy musu'iim
hero for $2,000. Tlio money has been
paid over to his heirs.
BROAD ACRES DOOMED.
MISSISSIPPI LEVEES MELTING AWAY
Itnpldl) Wldiuilnc llroaki llirnntnn
I. ltd anil 1'roporly I'lithntlo An
imiilfi to Neighboring Ultl4 for
A III In tliu Hiilnnergcd District.
SIivMi'ins, Tnsx , Slarch 27. .Tho
low lands of Mississippi and Arkansas
srem to be doomed, Leveca aro con
tinually hi caking and tho Hoods nro
practically beyond control. Work on
tbocicvnsso at Arknnsna City has been
suspended, which means devastation
for that section.
At Sklpanth, slxlymllesbelowGreen
llIo a big leveo broko yesterday morn
lug, ovot flowing tho little town and
sweeping nwny several houses. Tlio
break was instantaneous. A leading
citizen, standing In four feet of water
and holding his'chlld on Ids shoulders,
telephoned an appeal for n skiff and
boats to rescue .hownlntr nconlo. IIo
had seen two of his neighbors drown
close to him, and expected that many
moro would suffer the same fate. IIo
claims that tho people living In tho
country ennnot escape.
Bepcated warnings havo had noeffect
on them, as they felt secure behind tho
big levees. The break Is bad and tlio
levee Is melting like a suowbauk. Hes
cuing parties in boats and skiffs havo
been orcanl7cd at various points. Tho
negroes In tho bottoms aro panic
stricken, nnd many ot them will bo
dionncd. Llvo stock will bo drowned
by the thousands, ns no provision has
been made for removing them and the
Government boats patrolling tlio banks
can do no moro than rcscuo human
A HAD OLD WOSIAX.
Would Sell I.lquor Without; a I.lcenso
and Would not ho Arronted,
Taslky, Va., Maich 27. After
many unsuccessful ntlcmptstho author
ities of Accomack have succeeded In
capturing Slargaret Thorne', who for
many years has evaded arrest, though
convicted by the court. She is about
00 years of ago, of lmmenso size,
weighing nearly 000 pounds, and ns
strong as any man.
Her influence is great, especially with
tho "Charlestown Tigers," nn organiza
tion of young fellows who have no
lespect for the law. Sirs. Thorno has
been again nnd ngain convicted of sell
ing liquor without a license, but has
ni ways kept out of jail. On one occi--ion
"when they came unexpectedly into
1 ci bouse she stripped oil all but one
iiniimnt ami then defiantly daied the
ofilceis to take her to jnll. Not carin?
to lake her tlirouch the country In tint
condition tho ofilceis withdraw, nor
was tho again molested until Judge
Gillelt, recently elected, took his seat
nu the bench
IIo determined to cnfoice the law,
nnd issued a bench warrant lor
Jlarpai el's arrest and oideiod that sho
be placed in jail to servo nslx months'
sentence imposed by the Inst court.
Knowing the woman's desperate char
acter, Constahlo Oucnther nsembled
n posse nnd proceeded nfter midnight
to arrest her. On leaching her houso
ihcy broko down the door. Slargaret
was in bed and icfuscd to get up or put
on any clothing. Some of tho men at
tempted to pull hoi out, but the woman
foueht like n llgcr and for a time kept
the officers at bay.
Ilci daughters, who, like their mother,
nro of Hciculcnn build, came to Mat
gaiet's assistance and a pitched battle
ensued. After n llaht. during which
somo pretty hard knocks weio lccelved
on both sides, tho old tunaon was bun
dled in blankets, hustled Into acairlasc
and driven off. Her captors had only
time to withdraw, when a detachment
of tbo Chailcstown Tigeis leached tho
cottage to help tho old woman. Slar
garet is now in jail cursing tho judge
nud swearing to get even when she gets
IS JACK AI'ItAII) '.'
.Ilininy CnrroU'A $10,0(10 Chullenco
iKiiorcd b) Me.VullUu,
San Fiuncisco, Slaich 27. Light
weight Jimmy Carroll's 10,000 chal
lenge lo Jack SIcAulllTc has not ns yet
been heeded by the Now Yorker, en
roll is out In a caul saying that Mc
AulilTo is afraid to meet him again; that
ho (SlcAuliffe) knows ho crawled out of
a narrow aperture in their Into light,
also, that If he is not afraid he would
cover tho foifeit out of his own pocket
nr.d not get out of making tho match on
the plen that his backer, Dick Roche,
I ns, kit Snn Fianclsco for tlio East.
Danny Slahoney and Chniley Koch
eliehavo been matched to spir ten
Kiunds for points befoio tho Occidental
Club member the night of April 2.
TO DISK Till'. OI.IJ ItOMAN.
i;i-l'rphl(lnnt OltMoLind Intoretled In
(lie Illrthdiij Celebration,
Chicago, Slaich 27. A Jhutld spc
(IbI fiom Columbus Ohio, says. John
1 Lent n.adc a Klt to New York last
week wheio ho held a conicrcncc with
ex-President Cleveland In regard lo tho
celebration of Judge Allen G. Thur
man's next blithday, November 13,
wllh a grand Demrtciatlc dinner.
Sir. Cleveland is Eald to bo anxious
that the occasion shall bo made ono of
national choractci, and is the prime
moer in IhcntTair. He will bepiesent,
and among tho-e who will bo asked to
paiticipato aio mentioned Chief Justice
Fuller, Roger Q. Slllls, Don SI. Dlck-
lusou nud ex-Speaker Cai lisle.
Mexican National liiillroad () Ulcer.
Nr.w Yoiik, Slarch 27. A meeting
of thoSIexlcan National Railroad stock
holders was licit! yesterday nnd tho fol
low inc three dhectois weio nominated
to be elected diicctois at the annual
meeting, two residents of tlio United
Slates. W. J. Palmer and Georgo F.
Peabody, nnd ono resident of Sle.xlco,
,1 tunes Sullivan.
A Valuable Mlnu,
Cooki: City, Mont., Slarch 27. Tho
wt ik on tho Mountain Lion silver mine,
which has been in piogress during tho
winter, has just losultud In tho dis
covery of tho groat ct body of silver
nio that has thus far been found In tho
Stale of Slontana.
1,000 Acres In riamun.
Ec.n Hahiioh, N. J., Slarch 37. An
(xtenrivo foiest fire Is raging ucai this
place, and It Is cstlmatod that fully
1,000 acies aio In llanics. The town Is
coveied with denso clouds of smoke,
completely Wiling Iho bun.
Mutrle'H .luuU Hack,
Nr.w Yoiik, SInrch 27 Jim Slutrlo
nnd his team of base-bill players arrived
this morning from Charleston on tho
slcumer Delaware, A number of their
friends met them at tho dock and gave
them a rousing reception.
HOW N1JWH UO.MIM TO TIIK Oltll ID.
(JlllcU Work Doiiii by tlio "United
I'ri'KK'i at u Hunt linen
Nkw Yoiik, Slarch 27. Tho an
nouncement of tho result of tho Oxford
Cambridge boat race in London yester
day tvas sent over tho various telegraph
circuits of thu United Press within one
and n-half minutes of tlio time that tho
Oxford boat crossed the finish line.
This extraordinary feat was accom
plished through tho courtesy and co
operation of tho Direct Cable Company,
whoso office in this city wns connected
by wire with that of tho United Press,
tho London office being connected with
Morllake, thus practically making n
continuous wlro connection between
the scene of tho finish of tho rnco nnd
tho general offices of tho United Press
on Urondwny. The dispatch was filed
thiee-qunrters of a minute after tho re
sult of the race was known nnd tbo
actual time occupied in transmitting It
to New York nnd In sending it over
tho United Press circuits was between
forty nnd forty-five seconds.
stom: with a wnu:.
An Hxprenn McHnnnc;er'H I'oiidiicus tor
l'oher wnu UN Ktilii.
Four Donoi:, Iowa, Slaich 27.
Lester IJ. Vnnsant, messenger for tho
American 1'xprcss Company here, was
arrested last evening charged with rob
bing tho express packages left In his
care. Ho pleaded guilty and is now In
jail. IIo is n bright young fellow, 19
years of ngo. IIo haa been going with
a fast crowd and It wns nt the poker
table that his til gotten gains were spent.
It is not known just how much the
company lias lost, but it will amount to
between 300 nnd $500. Ills stealings
cover n period of three months. Ills
scheme was n Bhrowd one. By insert
Inc a wlro into Iho scaled cnvelopo ho
was nblo to absliact n portion of Us
contents without breaking tho seal.
Had it not beeu for his fnst habits ho
would not havo fallen under suspicion.
II Iho McKlnley Hill I'lumen Xo Moro
Will bo Mm!.!.
Nr.w Yoiik, SInrch 27. An Import
ant meeting of mnnufncturei3 of clear
Havana cigars was held yesterday. The
object of tho meeting was to select a
committee to go to Washington and
protest before the Ways and Sloans
Commltteo against the passage of the
proposed schedule of duties on Havana
tobacco included in the SIcIvlnloy bill.
It is claimed that the passage of tho
bill will entirely destroy tho Industry of
making strictly clear Havana cigats In
this country, nud be tho cause of throw
ing out of work over 15,000 people now
employed in that branch of the busi
ness. llli: .. MOULD'S" TltOUHLi:.
licportor Olinuto and thn City Kdttor
to Hu Hauled Up.
New Yoiik, SInrch 27. When Re
porter Choate's eavesdropping casi
came befoio Judge Ilanett in tho Couit
of Oyer and Terminer yesterday there
was n new development, John II. IHrd
of Flack's counsel asking that' tho pro
ceedings be extended lo include the city
editor of the Hot 1(2. who he was In
formed had been present In court nt the'
tunc the lepoiier was illscoveieil, anil,
notwithstanding the piocccdings in
court, had used tho rppni tor's stoiy.
The couit adjourned until Friday, when
Choate is oidered to show cause why he
should not be punished for contempt.
1'IXAXClAI, AM) COMMiniClAL.
Nrw Yoiik, SInrch 27. Sloney on call
loaned at SO 1 per cent. Exchange steady;
posted lates, 481J1S7V, actual tales.
4S33'lSlfor sixty das, and -13011S7
Governments steady; currency Cs, 110
bid; 4's coupons, 122 3 bid; -lis tlo.,
Jv nrk Stocl.",
The following aro the prices of tho Xew
l'oi I. ni.d Chicago innil.ctsas renoitcdby
bpeclal Flreto O. T. Havennerit (Jo., liooin
11 Atlantic nuiliumr:
Chicago tins 12 123
Can. South. 5,1 151
NntLcauTst lbj 'SI
., l. iV w.iaua C01
Kile 254 24?
I,. A. H SU S44
I.. S 1073'07i
Sugar Trust, (ill 033
Mo. 1'ae 71 7:18
N.Y.& K. E. 4(t l(3
N. Y. Ceu...107 107
N. Vac 31J 3'J
do. pM... 71i 732
STOCKS. Ol)CI 2.30
Northwest . .UU Uli
. m. a. s .. .".ss :;.)
licadlng till 101
Sl.it W. Vt. !i 14 21
5t. Paul T.92 BS1
"I'e. l.ic 20 20
Vnlon l'ac. fill 1
W. Union... 811 311
"ttroleum... 851 S51
Am. CotsM. 201 201
AtclntTop. 373 374
Tlio Chicago Mnrl.otK.
Ojien Clote roiiK. 0;i Clost
7'Ji TflJ May... .10 (10 10 57
VJi 704 Juno.... 10 07 10 (11
773 74 July ....10 75 10 7'3
v. ncjv r .
Jul . ..
Jul) . ...
304 J Uli
WtifliliiKton Stoi ! I.'xcliiinjiP,
Sales itcgular Call 12 o'clock in.
Wash L. 1. 1st, $0SO nt 103. Traders' Nat.
llank, 10 at 00; 10 at 01. llriglitwooil It. It.,
10 at 35. Columhla Vliu Insurance, JiO at
IS; 50 ntlS. Col. Title Ins., 100 at 01; 10
ntOJ. American fSraphoplioiic, CO nt 15;
50 at Us: 10 at 14; 50 at H:4 at 14.
Gieat Tails Ice, 5 at 200. Hull Ituu V.ino
ratnu. 12 ut 2.1j. Pneumatic (Ian Car
ilugc, IIO at 2.
Miscellaneous Ponds U. S. Electric
Lights 1st, 0's, 1C0; U. S. Electric Light
2il", (!', 115; IV. & (i. It. It. 10-10 0's,
ll'US-'Sa, 105; W. & a Convertible, G's,
170; Masonic Hall Aes'n, 5V, C 10 107;
wash. Market Co., 1st Mort., 0's, 110;
Watu. Mniket Co., Imp., 0's, 111); Inl'd A
b'cahoaril Co., 0's, C lb!)7, ; WnMi. I.t.
Infantiv, 1st, 0's, 1801 1041; Wash. I.t. In
fnntry, 2d, T't.lOOl, OS, Wash. Gas Light
Co., b'cr. A, 0's, 1201, Wash. Has Light Co.,
Str. It, 0's, 121.
National Hank Stocks llauk ot Yas
legion, 4V0; Bank of ltepubllc, 250; Metro
politan, ::cu; ucmrai, -jsu; soconu, isu;
Farmers and Mechanics', ItS; Citizens',
1C5; Columbia, 170, Capital. 110; West
lfallruad Stocks Washington anil
Georgetown, 275; Metropolitan, 105; Co
lumbia, 70; Capitol and North O Street,
Oh; l'ckluctoti aud Soldier's Homo, CO;
Insurance Stocks l'lremen's, 41,1 frank
lin, 66; Metropolitan, Wi, Nntlonil Union,
20; Arlington, 1S5. Corcoran, 01; Colum
bia, 17J; Gutuuu-Aincilcati, ISO; Potomac,
fc; Jdggs, bj; ruopie'sna
Title Insurance Stocks ltoal Estate
Title, 123; Columbia Title, lij, Washington
Gas and iJltctrlo Light Stocks Washing
ton Gas, 441; Georgetown tiu3, 40; U. S.
Llcelilc Light, 114
Telephone StocKs 1'enu'jlvanla, 20;
Chesupeako aud Potomac, b4J; Auiurlcau
MlKcelhiuei'iis blocks. Washington Mar
ket Co., 1H, Washington HrlcK Machine
Co., 310; Great Falls Ico Co., 105; Hull
Kun Panorama Co., 23; National Safe l)u
tioblt, 240, Washington Safe Deposit, 130;
Washington l.oau and Trust Co , 2J; Na
tional T)poKiaphtc, 20; Mergeuthalcr, 10;
Pnciiinstli' Gun C'unlauo, J; Wash. Loan
and Trust, Co., 2,; American Security and
Trust Co., 40,
THE "inOQUOIS" HELPLESS FOR
MONTHS IN THE PACIFIC.
Sho Hroho Hnr I'lnton Itod, and Wn
Tor a Lone Wlillo Unalilo to itencli
I'orl $1(10,000.1 ut Itciontly Hpont
on thn Hont for Itopnlm.
San Fiiancisco, SInich 27. Tho U.
S. man-of-war Iioqtiols arrived yester
day morning from Port Townsond.
Prior to sailing from this p irt six
months ogo tho vessel wos for a long
time nt Slaro Island, nnd the Govern
ment spent $100,000 in repairs. The
Iroquois nrrlvcd ot Honolulu on Octo- '
her 18, hnving taken twenty-eight days
in making a trip, which tho Austral! i
makes In seven. November 10 she was
ordered to Samoa nnd was to call at
Slarshall Islands on the way down.
On December 23, when sixteen miles
norlh of the line, Iho piston-rod of tho
(tiglne hiokc nud the Iroquois lay help
less nnd dependent upon her sails.
Sinking her way with difficulty out of
this hazardous territory, orders were
given to Bull to tho west, with the ex
pectation of reaching tho coast trades'
winds and then sailing for Honolulu,
2, COO miles away, in order together
broken piston rod repaired. The hope
of getting into tlio region of favorable
winds was disappointed.
Tho wind blew continuously from thu
opposite direction nnd the Iroquois wat
driven further to tho north until thu
intention of making Honolulu had to
bo abandoned and San Francisco wns
headed for Instead. Uy the last of Jan
uary the prospect of a long and peril
ous trip was apparent to nil tho officers
and crew, and It becamo necessary to
economie in fuel and food.
All the water used on boaid was dis
tilled, and the shoit supply of coal had
to oe economized to tlio last gialn. On
February 15 tho ciow was put on short
rations and tho officers would havo
been obliged to submit to tho aninc
hardship but for tho forcight in pro
viding themselves on sailing from Sin
Francisco with extra supplies. The
ship nnlved at tho ontranco to the
Straits of Fuca on Slarch 1, and was
towed to Port Townscnd, where she was
provisioned nnd coaled, and left for
this port a week ago yesterday.
oi;m:i:ai. maiionk'S di:ai..
Siild to Hoi a Houclit thn Norfolk anil
Noiiror.K, Va., Slarch 27. Tho re
port that tho Norfolk and Western
Itnllroad Company has changed hands
is credited In Richmond, but theio is no
one heio in position to affirm or deny
the rumor A prominent peison il friend
fGeneial Mahono says that while ho ha3
not heard tho General say anything
about the matter, ho has reason to be
Hue he is trying to get hold of the ioitl.
mid that Senator Cameron and several
Northern capitalists aio In the syndl
eate. SInhone's friend says that it Is
believed that the Richmond and Dan
ville ha u hand in tho move.
Richmond, Ya., SInrch 27. Tho re
port that a Slahono-Don Cameron syndi
cate is about to purchase the Norfolk
nnd Western Railroad is not credited
hole. Tho propnty is ono of tho most
inlunblo In tho" country, psylng
dividends on probably over 50,000,000,
halt of which is owned in J.urope.
Allllbl' AM) .lir.SSKNGKK.
llciirj KliHMilil:, Who .Mud 13 llcturo
In thu Arctic. Dead.
Nr.wYoitK, Sraich 27 Homy "W
Klutshnk. tho artist of tbo Sir John
Finnklin Atclic search party of 1878,
died here yesterday, aged 12 years. Sir.
Klutshnk was a man of varied talent,
but lacked tho business Instinct, and
died in poveity. He was a civil cngl
iieei.aswell as an artist, and had served
in one or the other capacities on a num
ber of exploring expeditious. Ho suf
leied fiom consumption dm Inc tho
past few years, and his last employment
as as a messenger.
Iho htrllii) .Still On,
LiMini'Oor,, Slaich 27. A luptuic
has occurred in tho negotiations for tho
settlement of the dock laboi era' strike.
The delegates on behalf of the men de
manded that the cmploycis dismiss thu
Imported hands, but this tho employers
1 el used to do and nn agreement now
seems as remote ns ever.
Still riulitlnc the Amiuoin.
P.vni, SInrch 27. Advices lcccivcd
here stato that thcio has been further
lighting in Dahomey. The latest
kiimish took place at Kotonon, bo
mien tlio" Fiench troops and the na
uesand tho allies of tho latter. Diir
mg the engugement tluco wcioktlled
and twehe wounded.
Dcutli In Alum or lo au Appeil.
P Mils, Slaich 27. A lettoi fiom SI
1 eria 1 ec Ived hero states that three
men and n woman were nncsted for
wilting an appeal to the Itusslan people
complaining of the conduct of Oitash
kin In tho' Yakutsk affair. The pris
oners will probably be sentenced to
fun Flclit In Virginia.
Eichmosd.Ya., Slaich 27. Governor
McKinney and Attorney General Scott
ro of tbo opinion that tho bill under
which it is said prize fighting is legal
ized in the Stale will have to stand until
tepoalcd by tho next Lcgtslntuic.
Moro Siberian Tourlxts.
St Pr.Tintsnuna, Slarch 27. llioling
continues among tho students of the St.
Pcttrsdmig University. Revolutionary
pamphlets nio being 6catteied far aud
wide by secict organizations.
l'our Millions lor SiiioliuleHii l'nwder.
Perth, Slarch 27. Tho lVsthjir
Lloyd says tho Minister of "War will do
mand a supplemental credit of -1,030.
UU0 florins for the purchase of smoke
Treiiuurer "luontj-two Ytnri.
Poiiti.and, SIu., Slarch 27. Henry
"W. Ileisoy, for twoi.ty-two yours city
tieasurcr of Portland, diod this morn
ing, aged 00:
Special iVeatlior llullttlii.
The Signal Olllco furnishes the fol
lowing speclnl bullclln At 8 o'clock
this morning a severe stoimwas central
In Eastern Knusas, with velocity thlrty
si to sixty miles Tho stown will ba
lclt on the Atlantic Coast tonight or
lo nuniow morning, producing sovcro
local storms In tho interior and oastcily
gules on tho coast fiom llatteras to
Maine, and high Southwest winds on thu
South Atloullc Coast.
Local AVeatlier Forecast,
for the Dittriel of Columbia, Dtlau re.
Jiiri'nn((, trjintn, Aorth Caro'ma aid
So-ith (arc' na, hwy ru t to- ijli', kylk
tii 'hiulnly Wind , r. mc.