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22D YEAH NO. 6,770.
WASHINGTON., 1. C jaUDAY EVENING, API? EL 18, 1S90.
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KEN ELZY IIANOIID,
lie Had ltcen Ilobutnc and HI ordering
People for Tears. -
BinMiKoiiAJi, Ala., April 18. Ben.
El zy, colored, was hanged In the jail
yard at 12:05 to-day for murder. He
died game, and bis last words wcro:
"I am going to Jesus." Ills neck was
broken and ho was dead la eight
The ciimc for which Elzy was oic
cutcd was the murder of J. W.
Meadows, a railroad conductor, in Jan
uary, 1880. In addition to this crime,
ho murdered and robbed an old farmer
and his wifo in Douglass County, Ga.,
about Ave years ago; shot a policeman
in Atlanta, and in December, 1883,
robbed and murdered an Italian peddler
near this city.
Tho murder of Meadows was a brutal
crlmo. Flzy and four companions
found him drunk on tho street Into one
night and carried hlra out into the
woods two miles from tho city. Thero
they robbed him of everything ho had,
and, after dividing tho plunder,
crushed his head to n pulp with heavy
stones. Then thoy concealed tho body,
and it was not found for threo weoks.
Three months later Elzy was arrested for
lilghway robbery and made a full con
fession of the Meadows murder. Ila
gavo tho names of his accomplices and
they were all captured soon afterward.
One of them, Gilbert Lano, was hung
February 14; another has been sen
tenced to Hfo imprisonment and the
other has not been tried. Tho fourth
has been discharged.
Elzy was only about 89 years old, but
ho had been in the business of robbing
and murdering people for six years. Ho
was n daring and desperate criminal.
Juinoa DonnlH Wns the Clilof Actor In
a Doublo Murder.
CltAWFOUDBVILI.E, Ind., April 18.
James Dennis, who died at Wayne
town on Wednesday night, mado a
death-bed confession to the effect that
lio was tho chief actor in tho murder of
Mr. and Mrs. II. R. McMullln, for
which act John F. Coffee was hanged
in 1883. On tho night of the murder
Dennis, according to his confession,
went Into McMullIn's house for the pur
pose of stealing $200, which McMullln
was known to have. Coffee romainod
on guard outside.
McMullln awoko and showed fight,
when Dennis struck hlra on tho head
with a club, killing him instantly. Mrs.
McMullln ran out of tho houso, and
was caught by Coffee, who struck her
on tho head, intending to stun hor, but
instead killed her. Tho two men then
placed tho bodies In tho houso and set
lira to it. Both wero arrested, and
CoITco was convicted of murder, whilo
Dennis was acquitted.
Licenses to marry have boon Issued to
Bobert Brannan and Minnie E. Davis,
Rockingham, Va.; Alonzo G. Hudson
and Julia A. Slmms. Culpoper County,
Yn. ; Aucustus Shaw and Lufa Christian,
Washington. "William GrllUth Annlo
Dengicr, Washington; Levi E.
Tiuant and Mattlo Ashton,
Washington; William II. Sher
cllff and Nelllo E. Wilson, Wash
Ington; Albort Pryor and Mary C.
Morris, Fcnwana County, Va.; Danlol
Sullivan and Maggio E. Johnson, Wash
ington; Jeff. Jenkins nnd Thodlana
Jones, Washington; Randall A. Payno
and Teresa ICcefe, Washington.
Ills Lust Meal.
This afternoon at 1 o'clock David
Jones, who resides at tho corner of
Twelfth nnd Water strcots, dropped
dead whlll' partaking ot his dinner.
Tho family physician was summoned
and lio gave as his opinion that his
V. death could bu attributed to heart dls-
Lwuse. Coroner Patterson was notified
- n i A w 1 in r if ifiiiiaja 1 f rt tirtrrten rhvwr
DISTRICT IN CONGRESS.
THE 200LOGICAL PARK DILL CON
SIDERED IN THE HOUSE.
A niftllot I'ntrlol Klrnc Thollnltronil
rrnblrni and Its i:(Toot fin tho II, A
P. UltUens lleforo the limits Com
mltteo Work of Ilnth Houses.
In tho Bcnato to day Mr. llawloy
moved to takoup the World's Fair bill.
This was antagonized by Mr. Dolph
with amotion for secret session. Tho
latter prevailed and tho Sonata doors
wcro closed, nnd the Senate Is consider
ing tho leakago of executive secrets.
In I ho IIouso.
Mr Enloeof Tcnnessco, who ro3e to a
question of personal prlvllego, had road
at the clerk's desk an article, from tha
New York Preii, declaring that a gigan
tic Job had been discovered In tho South
ern War Claims bill introduced by him,
and that Mr. Thomas of Wisconsin,
chairman of tho War Claims Commtt
tee, bad denounced the bill as one of
tho most Infamous jobs over foisted upon
Congress. Ho denounced tho chargo
as a fllander and said tho correspondent
had lied or repeated a lio made for him.
Mr. Thomas disclaimed having con
surod any momber of tho commlttco.
Mr. Butterworth moved to tako up
the Loalslatlvo Appropriation bill In
Committee of tho Whole, but the
Houso refused, 112 to 110.
Mr. Cannon of Illinois submlltol a
disagreeing conference report on the
National Zoological Park bill, which
was agreed to.
He then moved that the House insist
on Its amendment that tho District pay
half tho expenses of tho park.
Mr. McComas of Maryland protested
against saddling upon tho District any
of the oxpenso of a national enterprise,
especially when its people had not
asked for it.
Mr. Payson of Illinois declared that
tho people had petitioned for it.
Mr. Cannon aald that if tho Senate
insisted upon its disagreement to the
IIouso amondment, so far as ho was
concerned, tho Zoo might go into
"Innocuous desuetude." This moth
eaten chestnut created laughter.
Mr. McCreary of Kentucky was op
posed to the Zoo and thoreforo thought
tho District should pay for it.
Somo District patriots in the gallcrlej
hissed Mr. McCreary. Tho speaker
declared with much emphasis that If
demonstrations In tho galleries did not
ccaso they would bo cleared as clear as
though a Senate executive session had
settled down upon tho House.
The demonstrations ceased.
Mr. Candler (Massachusetts) thought
the Senate was right, and ho Is right;
tho Senate Is right.
Tho motion to insist was agreed to
118 to 27 which shows that moat of
tho Intelligence of tho House was
Mr. Hcndorson of Illinois reported
Ibo River and Harbor bill, and it was
referred to tho Committee of tho
Tho IIouso went into Committee of
tho Whole on tho private calendar, Mr.
Allen of Michigan in tho chair.
Tho Court of Claims was then taken
up. The motion to send It to tho Com
mlttco on Rule3 was defeated, 07 to 07.
District In Congress.
Tho Scnato District Committee did
not hold its lcgular weekly mooting to
day. Tho IIouso District Commlttco met
and look up under a special order tho
railroad problem as it affects tho B. &
P. Road. Representatives of the
Board of Trade and of several
citizens' associations wero present. Tho
road was represented by several of its
ofllceis. Tho matter was debated pro
and con. All the bills before Congress,
tho Atkinson, Button and others, wcro
discussed. No action was takou.
SIngulaily enough, whilo this project
wus going on a bill was introduced in
tho House by Mr. Lee (by request) to
deflno tho routes of steam railroads
in tho District. It provides that after
January 1, 1891, tho Baltimore and Po
tomac shall entor tho city from tho
noith and ca6t along tho north shoro of
the Eastern Branch, between L and
M streets south, thence north
westwardly to a lino between
L and M streets south, thence west
along and under K to Second, thenco
noi thwestwardly to line between I and K
south in squaic 739, thenco by elevated
tracks from square 439 south to square
415 along tho river front but
seventy-fivo feet from Water street
to tho site of tho Virginia and Midland
Railroad, and to a bridge to bo built. Tho
Baltimoro and Potomac is to abandon
its present passenger station at Sixth
and B streets and to bo paid for it by
tho United States. Its now passenger
station to bo on B street south, between
First and Second, branches to run to
and from main lino at grade. Tho
freight depots are to bo at squares C79
and 581 and front on Thlid street. Tho
yards to bo south of Vircinla avonuo
nnd east of Delaware to K and South
Senator Sherman to-dav introduced a
bill to pay John Meany of this city
1,500 for damages caused his property
by improvements authorized by tho
late Board of Public Works.
Senator Stockbridgo to-dav Intro
duced a bill to incorporate tho Wash
ington and Bonnings Railroad Com
pany, with William B. Thompson,
Georgo O. Glavls, N. W. Burch
ell, James II. McGowan and II.
J. Gray as incorporators. Tho
route of tho road is defined as follows:
Beginning at tho junction of Maryland
avenuo and Boundary street northeast.
easterly along Bennlngs road to the
southeast boundary of tho District, with
a branch from tho point whero tho Ben
ningBroadlslnterccptedbythoAnacostla road, running northerly along tho said
road and west of tho Baltimoro and
Potomac tracks to a point opposite the
raco track; also a branch from the
junction of Bonnings rood and Central
avenuo, along tho last-named avenuo to
tho District lino, and also a branch
commencing at tho junction of the
Bennlngs road and tho Anacostla road,
along the last-named road to its inter
section with the Good Hopo road to tho
cast end of tho Navy-Yard.
Tho company is authorized to uso
horso, cable or ulcctrlo power, and, in
lieu of taxes, is required to pay four
percent, per annum of tho gross earn
ings to tho District, Tho company is
capitalized at $200,000.
District Appropriation Illll.
Tho District Appropilallnn bill was
reported to the Sonata late yestorday
afternoon from tho Sonata Commlttco
on Appropriations. Tho important
amendments to tho bill as It passed tho
IIoubu include tho following subjects:
Tho number of streets to bo Improved
Tho police force Is to bo Increased.
Tho Police Court rooms aud cells aro
to ho fixed up lu a decent, civilized
Tho appropriations for public school
buildings aro largely increased.
An advance, though small, is to bo
mado In the pay of school officers and
Tho appropriations for charities are
largely Incicascd greater than over.
Liberal appropriations aro mado for
both white and colored institutions, tho
amount for caring for colorod found
lings being placed at $3,000.
Proper additional provision is made
for tho care of prisoners and paunon.
Reservation No. 13 is specified as an
other burying placo for tho homeless
Tho additional appropriations pro
vided for amount to $450,000.
Now offices aro proposed to bo es
tablished as follows:
A deputy collector of taxes and a
cashier, at $2,000 and $1,800.
Two additional police sergeants, 20
policemen of class ono, 25 of class two,
5 mounted policemen.
Ono additional sanitary inspector In
tho Health Office and onco additional
A Superintendent of Charities, $3,
000 a year.
Altogether, tho bill appears to bo an
Improvement upon tho ono as passed by
tho House, except as regards street
lighting. Tho gas company nppoars to
retain its monopolistic grip In this
A Nevr Financial Scheme.
Mr. Hiscock today Introduced a bill
In tho Scnato to enablo tho Na
tional Banks to iucreass their
circulation by authorizing them
to deposit Stato and municipal
I onda and issuo to 00 per cent, of their
market valuo and national bonds to full
valuo. Alsp to issuo on storago war
rants and warohouso receipts for pig
iron, cotton and wheat.
The Silver Question.
Tho Republican joint commlttco! on
silver legislation met again this morn
ing. Secrotary Wlndom was present
and enlarged upon his views. A gen
eral discussion followed and all tho
various phases of tho sliver question
was touched upon. The committees
finally adjourned without taking any
New Mexico In the Senate,
Mr. Piatt Introduced in tho Senate
to-day a bill to admit New Mexico as a
Stato. In doing so he explained that
ho did not commit himself to voto for
TO MOVE FOR HAIL.
Judco Klnrald's Counsel Will Book Ills
At 11 o'clock to-morrow before Judgo
Bingham in the Criminal Court, C.
Mauilce Smith, Judgo J. M. Wilson,
General Grovcsnor of Ohio, and Dan.
W. Voorhces of Indiana will argue a
amotion for tho admission to bail of
Charles E. Kincard, indicted for tho
murder of ex-Congressman Taulboo.
Notlco of the argumont has already
been filed with District Attorney Ilogo,
together with the affidavits of Dr.
George Byrd Harrison of 005 Four
teenth street, Dr. T. Morris Murray,
Dr. Lewis S. McMurtrio of Kentucky
and Dr. G. W. Howell of Morrlstown,
Dr. Harrison, tho attending physi
cian of Mr. Kincaid, says that his
nervous and physical condition will
not allow of hl3 cnduilng.confinemont
in tho jail for any length of tlmo,
nnd furthermore, "that ho cannot
at present undergo tho scenes and
situations of a trial for Hfo without
disaster to body or mind, or to both.
Dr. Murray is of tho same opinion and
his deposition is in substanco to the
effect that Mr. Kiucald's confine
ment in jail may prove fatal.
Dr. Lewis McMaster of Kentucky con
curs in tho opinion of tho other two
doctors and says that ho has known tho
defendant for a long time and knows of
his physical allllctton.
Dr. Howell was a fellow passonger
with Kincaid on the steamer Nevada
on tho way across tho Atlantic, and vory
vividly recalls tho sufferings that ho en
dured at that time. Upon his arrival in
Glasgow ho had to bo taken to the in
firmary, and remained there for a weok
or ten days.
Mr. Kincaid will bo brought into
couit to hear tho arguments, nnd a
numbor of responsible bondsmen havo
signified their Intention to glvo all tho
Lot Everybody Huyo a Chance to
Learn the English Language."
CmcAao, April 18. A Neics special
from Milwaukee says: Tho old school
remedy of a counter-irritant is to be ap
plied to tho body politic by tho Repub
licans of this State. A boom is to be
organized against Governor Hoard, the
Intention being to havo the Republicans
placo somebody elso in nomination for
tho- Governorship this fall.
The man selected is to como out for
tho "fundamental princlplo" but repu
diate tho Bennett law as it now stands
and favor its repeal. The party cry is
to be, "Let everybody havo a etiauce
to learn tho English languago." Angus
Cameron of La Crosse is said to be the
man chosen to make tho race, and re
port has it that this was the reason he
resigned tho chairmanship of tho Cher
okee Commission rocontly.
Minneapolis, Minn.. April 18.
Bishop McGolrlck of Duluth, speaking
of tho new Bennett law In Wisconsin,
says: "I think tho children of foreigners
should bo taught to speak tho English
languago abova all others. Not that I
am opposed to instruction in any other
tongues, but English should tako prece
dence. Tho children need this languago
In every -day life. Wo should makothem
good citizens first and teach them ac
complishments afterward. Tho objec
tion which I have to tho law Is that It
would compel a child to attend tho
school which might bo nearest it, thus
preventing children from going to
boarding or private schools which thoy
might picfor. I prcsumo this was not
Intended by tho authors of tho bill."
ORGANIZING A I'OW-WOW
Indians Want to Learn Whnt tholr
Rights itre ns Landholders.
Pieiuie, S. D., April 18. Another
big pow-wow has been organized by the
Beveral tribes of tho Sioux Nation to bo
held next Sunday scvoral miles up Bad
River, at which tlmo thoy will consider
their futuro wolfaro. Colonel Louns
berry, special agent of tho Goneral Land
Ofllco, and Register Bailey havo beon
invited, and will bo present. Tho In
tention of tho Indians Is to learn moro
clearly what their rights aro a3 land
holders in severalty, and to decldo
whether they shall tako land In that
manner or go on tho reservation aud
continue tholr trlbo relations. John
Grass, Sitting Bull, Gall nnd other
notabies aro expected to bo prcsont, as
well as soveral bands of hostlles.
Will Not Eutor the Yacht Ruces,
New Yoiuc, April 18. Tho owner of
the Yarana writes from London that ho
cannot enter any of tho Amoricau yacht
races this season.
BISMARCK AND 0APRIVI
THE EX-CHANCELLOR UPSETS HIS
Ho Keeps Ills I'romlno to Tnlk to the
I'eople Through the Columns of the
I'reas The Wnrfuro Will He Waged
London, Apiil 18. Thorccont prom
ise innilc by Prluco Bismarck thnt ho
would from timo to tlmo mako pub!!c
his opinions on political topics through
tho columns of tho ptess, is manifestly
being kept in a manner cntholy unex
pected by tbore who havo set their
frnxs aunln6t him. Tho obvious slap nt
the cx-Chnncellor mode by General
onCaprlvlIn his announcement thit
the government would from that tlmo
foilh dlscountcnanco what had been
known as inspired journalism, apparently
epfrcd Bismarck to find moans to
bellltlo and upset tho calcula
tions of his successor. Ills first
opportunity was not long delayed. Al
though the ex-Chancellor had had
ample tlmo in which to publicly ac
knowledge receipt of tho flood of con
gratulatory messages, which poured
Into hlra on tho occasion of tho annl
vcrsaty of his birthday, and still more
tlmo In which to respond to tho sympa
thetic communications cllcltsd from his
f 1 lends by his resignation from tho
Cbancclloiahlp, ho choso to nwalt tho
ovilval of a tlmo peculiarly suited to his
Ho hod not long to wait. On tho
vciyday that tho new Chancellor de
livered his maiden speech In tho Land
li and I he newspapers wero filled with
his remarks und comments thereon,
Flint 3 Bismarck launched upon tho
public sea, through tho medium of the
North Go-man Gazette, for many years
his personal oman, aletter of thanks to
his ft lends. To say that tho appear
once of this letter simultaneously with
tho new Chancellor's speech created
a EcnEatlon as its slguldcanco be
camo apparent, is to stato tho
fact with extreme mildness, and the
erltn old statesman must have been do
lighted at the success of his first effort
to take tho wind out of tho sails of the
new craft. Everybody talked about the
letter and few about tho speech. No
body talks of tho speech now, but the
letter Is siill the leading subject of com
ment, together with tho fact that tho
old Chancellor's congiatulatlons wcro
conspicuously absent from tho budget
of complimentary allusions to tho now
Although Count Ilerbart Bismarck is
icditcd wltli tho instigation nnd per-5
l ,uui imcciiou or mo campaign ngalnst
1I10 Government's attitude on tho sub
ject of insphed journalism oiganlzsd
by tbo lending jourou's, which havo
hitherto enjoyed governmental favor, it
h almost nb:olutely certain that tho
movement is controlled by n stronger
hand than h'", a guarantee that tho
wafaro -will bo waged unrelentingly.
REI'UIJI,ICANS VXXaXa OUT.
Georgia Adherents or Iho G. O. V. In
an Explosive. Condition, ty-
Athens, Apiil 18. Tho Rcptfoficon
party in Geoigia is in an explosive con
dition. Tho trouble aiises over negro
appointments to offices of public trust
that havo lately been mado by virtue of
n tiado with A. T. Buck and President
Harrison. Tho purport of that trade is
to award every office of the Government
in Georgia to negroes such as Pledger
and Matt. Davis in order to socuro a
solid negro Republican delegation from
Georgia to 'the next convention for Har
rison. Pink Morton, ono of theso negro
satellites, was turned out of the office of
postal clerk for pulling against tho
schemo of Buck to secure tho Athens
postofflco for Matt. Davis, whose ap
pointment is now withheld at Washing
ton, Morton threatens to organize
another fold of Republicans to fight
Buck, and tho planters of this section
of Georgia aio rather approving the
1. A GLITTERING FABRIC.''
What Is Said or Goschen's Iludget
Viewed FnTorably by Others.
London, April 18. Tho Daily JSrew3,
commenting on tho budget, character
izes it as a glittering fabric, and says a
great opportunity has been lot and a
fine surplus frittered away.
Tho Chronicle, whilo regretting that
the budget makes no mention of the
Income-tax and education, thinks tho
bill will give general satisfaction.
The Telegraph comments on tho bill
Tho Time thinks a reduction of tho
Income tax would havo been prcferablo
10 n decreaso of that on tea, but on tho
whole tho budget is a most Interesting
nnd popular revision of taxation. Tho
chnracter of tho measure, it thinks,
should silence tho ridiculous rumors of
ENGLAND AM) TIJE TARIFF.
Tho Chancellor of the Exchequer
Gives Somo Information,
London, April 18. Mr. Goschen
stated in tho IIouso last night that tho
Government intended, as soon as might
be, to restoro the duty taken off cur
rants. Grceco, ho said, had promised
to lower her tariff on British manufac
tines. Mr. Goschen also hinted that
tho duly on raisins might bo reduced
in 1891 if Spain and Turkey weio will
ing to do llkowlse. He also promised
to introduce a bill to suspend tho issu
ance of licenses to publicans until the
licensing question should bo finally Bot
tled. Dnhomy'a King on tho Wurpath,
Paws, April 18. Nows from tho
vicinity of Whydah Is to tho effect that
tho Dahomlan army with tho King at
its head has atrived near Port Novo.
On tho march tho Dahomians burned a
number of villages and created tho
greatest excitement and alarm among
tho pcoplo living along tho lino of
march and in tho district.
An Amoricau Syndlcato In Canada,
Toronto, Ont., April 18. A dis
patch from Quebec says that an
American syndlcato has purchased a
controlling Interest in all tho binding
twine factories of Canada, excepting ono
In Out ado.
Accldont to a White Star Liner.
LiVEitrooi,, April 18. Tho froight
steamer Ruulo of tho Whlto Star lino,
commanded by Captain Thompson, Is
rctumlug to tho Mersey under her own
steam, her machinery having been do
ranged. The Mlnerlcs und Dangers of Siberia,
St, PitTKusiiuna, April 18. A Rus
sian official, In a letter to tho Qa&hLi
nin, describes tho miseries and dangers
of a voyago In Siberia, ovon for thoso
who are people of means. Tho pi ice
of cvetjthlng, hi) nays, Is terribly high,
tho population Is vicious nnd doprovi-d
nnd the pettv officials nro drunkards
and thieves. It is not snfo to bo out of
doois nftcr 0 o'clock In tho evening un
armed, Death of Frero J ustlutnn,
Montheal. April 18. Frero Jus
llnlcn, Provincial Suporlor of tho Com
munity of tho Brothers of Charity In
Cnnada, Is dead. Ho was born In Bel
glum In 1835. camo to Boston as Su
perior in 1874, nnd wns promoted to
Provincial Superior In 1870.
Count Ton Waldorpeo and tho Em
peror, Bkm.in, April 18. Count von Wal
dersco returned to Berlin yesterdoy.
Ho was Invited to dlno with tho Em
peror, who oxtended him a most cor
Stanley In Furls,
Paws, April 18. Henry M. Stanloy.
tcompanlcd by Sir William McKln
non, chairman of tho Emln Rcltof Com
mittee, to-day arrived In this city from
BOLD ATTEMPT AT RORHERV.
A mining Superintendent Attacked by
It Baked Men Tho Culprits In Jail.
Silveu City, N. M., April 18. A
bold attempt at robbery was mado about
four miles this side of Pinos Altos late
Wednesday afternoon. Tho superin
tendent of tho Mountain Key MIno was
going to Pinos Altos with a largo
amount of monoy to pay tho raon, and
was told to hoid up his hands by
masked robbers. His companion opened
fire on tho robbers and soveral shots
wcro exchanged at short range, but
nqbody was hurt.
Tho superintendent drove on toPlnoa
Altos, and tho sheriff hero was sum
mined as soon as possible Threo par
sons wcro directly Implicated in tho
robbery. Georgo Robbies, who Is but a
boy, was arrested yesterday morning,
and Dick Ruber and Albert Mayfleld
wore arrested yesterday afternoon.
Hubsr and Mayfleld attempted to es
cape, and Hubor was wounded in tbo
Iclt arm. Thr.y ero all In jail now.
Youug Robblns mado a confession of
the whole affair.
THE AUSTRALIAN IIALLOT SYSTEM
It Is Adoptod by tho Ohio IIouso of
Columbus, Onio., April 18. The
House last evening passed thoMallon
Australian ballot-system bill by a vote
of 08 to 21. It is thought that the Sen
nto will concur in this action. Besides
tho Australian feature tho bill provides
f.',lHC creation of a non-nartisnn Stato
repaid of election, with supervisors'
poweis over non-partisan . county
Ballots containing tho names of all
candidotcs aro to be distributed by the
county boards, and official ballots only
nre to bo counted by tho canvassers.
Electors arc to bo furnished tickets,
after entering booths prepared for them,
.where they can mark their tickets unob
seivcd, and without interference.
FATAL DYNADUTE EXPLOSION.
Ono Man I!lovn to Floces and Air
" otherTilghtfully Injnrnd.
New Aldany, Ind., April 18. At
Ceinentvllle, eight miles from this city,
yesterday afternoon, Thomas James,"
Robeit Ltvlngtono and Sam Clark wero
employed in tho limestone quauv uud
hod prcpaied n blust with dynamite,
which prematurely exploded. James,
tho foreman of tho gang of men, was
killed outiight, his body being blown
to pieces; Livingtono was so frightfully
Injured that ho was lepoited dying last
evening. Clark was also very seri
ously hurt, but not fatally. Jamc3 camo
CRUSHED BY A FLY-WHEEL.
It Starts Unexpectedly and Itlulras
CnicAao, April 18. Thieomen wero
crushed by a 23-foot fly-wheel last night
at tbo Chicago and Northwestern Fer
tilizing Company's works.
The wheel was on the centre, and the
engineer called several men to help him
slait it. It started unexpectedly, throw
ing tho three men in tho pit under
neath, crushing and maiming thorn.
Henry Hansbod was cut on face, head
and body, will probably die; Eugene
Bclfuss, Injured about spine and legs;
Valentino Hose, bruised about body.
'' m ... . .
BACKED INTO A CABLE CAR.
Thirty I'aiifenccrs Narrowly EMCune
Death Ono Alan Fatally Injured.
Denver, Col., April 18. A Denver
and Rio Giando transfer train backed
into a North Denver cable car at
Fifteenth and Delaney streets last
night. Thero wcro about thirty passen
gers in tho car, but, as the switching
trnin was nearly stopped, loss of Hfo
wns nverled. II. A. Chambers was the
only ono thought to have received in
juries that aro likely to prove fatal.
A doen others wero hurt, but not
Black Namod for Governor.
York, April 18. Tho Dcmociatlc
County Committee mot hero yesterday
and passed resolutions, rccommondlng
Chauncey F. Black for Governor; re
aftltmlng tho declaration of principles
of St. Louis Convention in 1883, de
nouncing tho tax bill in Congress and
favoring Australian ballot system.
Monday, Juno 2, was the day selected
for tho meeting of tho county con
vention. Timber Thieves Set l'iro to Woods,
Biudoeton, April 18. For soveral
days tho woods which surround tho
Tumbling dam, somo distance from
this city, havo been robbed of timber.
Wedncsdny night tho woods wero set
on fiio, burning considerable of tho
underbrush nnd spreading toward the
pike, where there arc several dwellings,
before it was put out.
SOO Ballots Without u Chnlco,
Siioai.8, Ind., April 18. Tho Demo
cratic Convention of tho Second Con
gressional district has taken 200 bal
lots, without reaching a choice. T. 11.
Cobb and six others aro candidates for
tho nomination to succeed Congress
man J. II. O'Ncall.
Fighting tho Flames.
Concord, N. II.. April 18. An ex
tcnslvofiro Is raging alougsldo of tho
railway lino at Canterbury and rapidly
spreading over tho giass and timber
hinds. Tho Concord and Montreal
Rallioad havo sent up two gangs of
men to fight tho flro.
Why Airs, Ward Returns to tho Stage.
New York, April 18. Mrs. John M.
Ward Hates that sho returns to tho
stage because of the separation from her
husband. Tho separation was not bo
cause of her desire to return to tho stage.
WORK AT A STANDSTILL
THE LABOR SITUATION IN CHICAGO
Conformce Between tho Him Cur
pentors and tho Arbitrators Tho
Threatened Now York Content
Railroad Strlka Imminent.
GiiiOAno, April 18, Tho carpenters
had work at n standstill this morning,
the various "look-out" committees re
porting thnt no work was being done.
Tho interest this morning centered
around tho conference between the
Boss Carpenters' Association and the
arbitration commlttco of tho Btrlkcrs.
The conference) met nt about 11
o'clock nt the strikers' headquarters.
Tho bosses wero represented by Ja
cob Portz, Charles King, John Bora
hofer, J. 11. Scott and J. W.
Walker. Tho arbitration committee
acted for the Carpenters' Council
The session promised to bo a long one,
nnd whether tho conforenco would ru
suit in an understanding between the
two organizations neither side would
venture a prediction.
A A'tfsspcclol from Indianapolis says
It leaked out thero lust evening that a spc
clnl meeting of the Indiana Division of
Iho order of Railway Conductors has
been called In this city for next Sunday
to consider tho situation. Leading mon
of tho order say that It Is proposed to
desert tbo companies nnd to federate
with the engineers, firemen, switchmen,
yardmen, brakemen, nnd Inspectors,
Tho meeting grows out of tho dis
charge of twenty of tho oldest conduc
tors on the Pennsylvania roads during
tho past two weeks. Pennsylvania dotec
lives are vlrltlng every division wost of
Pittsburg, and three went over the Jef
fcrsonvlllo, Madison and Indianapolis
nnd tho Chicago divisions last night.
New York, April 18. Specials from
Albany, Lockport and other points on
the New York Central Railroad stato
that the threatened general striko of em
ployes of the road seems to bo Imminent.
The chief grlovance Is said to be
against General Superintendent Voor
lit'cs, who Is accused by tho men of
unnecessarily discharging men, re
ducing wages and lengthening hours of
work. Tho first aggressive step was
taken by tho men yesterdoy, when tho
firemen refused to operate switches at
icmoto places wheio tho llagmnn's
services had been dispensed with. This
necessitated a waiting of freight trains
until switchmen could be procured
Irom other places. Meotlngs aro being
held by employes frequently. The
West Sboiomen still hold out, and It
now looks as though the Central men
will have to striko alone if a striko is
I'nnlly agreed upon.
A largo number ot holler makers in
his city stiuck yesterday for an ad
vance in wages and it is believed that
ho stilko will extend to all of tho steel
ind iron woikers in this city, and that
1 fclmilnr movement will bo Instituted
m Philadelphia, Chester. Baltimore and
Richmond. Tho trouble is said to grow
out of tho fact that many holier makers
xre employed by the Government at tho
diffcient navy-yaids and aro paid
higher wages tlinn aio received by tho
imploycsof private works. Tho Gov
1 rnment men also work n less number
nf liouro a" day. Tho operators of
these private works claim that they
annot compete with the Government
111 the matter of wages and hours of
PiTTsnuita, Pa., April 18. Tho
striko situutlon practically remains un
changed. John Downoy, vieo-grand
muster of tho federated order, arrived
n the city early this morning and re
mained in secret conference with tho
ocal committees until 12:30 o'clock.
Another conference between Mr.
Downey and tho committees will be
held at 2 o'clock this afternoon, after
which a meeting of tho switchmen will
he held. It is announced that at the
close of the switchmen's meeting their
ultimatum will bo mode public.
From appearances thero nro now
i-nouch strange railroaders in tho city
to fill any placos made vacant by a
Lancaster, Pa.. April 18. Tho
boss carpenters will probably concede
the demand of tho union carpenters of
this city for uniform wages of $2 a day
aner way 1,
GUILTY AS INDICTED
Wns the Verdict in the Cuso of Nelson
Jersey City, April 18. The jury
in tho caso of Nelson Coykcndal camo
into tho Hudon County Court to-day
and tendered a verdict of guilty. Coy
tndul, who U a wealthy giocer of
f Jersey City, was Indicted for consplr--cy
in defrauding tho Second Natlonsl
onk of 12,000. Tbo defendant wis
rctifcd of having Induced his son-In-riw,
John Van Loan, who is book
keeper of tho bank, to oveulraw his
. counts. Van Loan is said to havo Hed
11 Canada somo timo ago.
Mtss Bacon's Body Found,
Chicago, April 18. It is believed
bat tho body of Mtss Mattlo Bacon of
Files, Mich., who committed suicldo
about two weeks ago by jumping Into
Iho lake in this city, was found Wednes
day, opposite Clark Station, Indiana,
twenty six miles south of this city. Mr.
Sacon, father of tho mieslng girl, and
officers huvo geno to Clark Station to
Identify the body.
A Reporter Suicides.
New York, Apiil 18. Joseph A.
Allen, a reporter on tho Evening Tele
gram, committed suicldo at his homo,
No. 01 Hicks street, Brooklyn, this
morning, by inhaling chloroform. For
fome tlmo past ho has been a martyr
to rheumatism, and tho despondency
arising thercfiom Is supposed to havo
been Iho cause of the deed,
Verdict for tho I'aslor,
Racine, Wis., April 18. The jury
in tho caso of Dr. Y. C. Clarko of
Chicago agaiust Rev. Edward Duck
woith, to recover damages for having
been bested In a horso trado, yesterday
returned n verdict In favor of tho pas
tor. Much interest has been manifested
in tho trial and many clergymen wero
Guilty of Immoral I'r.ictlres,
Philadelphia, April 18. The jury
In tho caso of ex-Prefect Henry W.
King of tho Blind Institution, who was
chnrged with cilmlnal Immoral
practices with a number of tho pupils
of that Institution, tendered n verdict
to day of guilty. Sentence was de
ferred. II r, Abbott Denies u Rumor,
Manchester, Conn,, April 18. Dr.
Lyman Abbott, who Is visiting a rcla
tlvo hero, soys ho has no intention of
resigning tho pastorato of Plymouth
Church, Brooklyn. He cannot imagine
how tho rumor of his resignation could
AN I'M'AITUri'L TKimrEH,
A Gorman Countess Wins Her Suit
for an Arrnuntlng.
New York, April 18. Judge Ingra
bum, In Supreme Court special term,
handed down n decision adverse to
Henri M. Bream on ills demurrer to the
complaint of Marie Elizabeth Linden lu
a Mtit sho has brought for un account
ing. The plaintiff is tho wifo of Curl
Count von Linden, and resides with her
husband In Gcimonv. Her father, who
died In 1673, left her $57,931 In cash and
$132,G8SIu securities. A trust deed was
inndo to tho defendant, who was a half
blood relative, and uomo years later tho
young lady became a count-ss.
Shu now claims that Bream has do
frnuded her by rendetlngfalso accounts
and charging to her losses which had
not been incurred. When she ascer
tained this sho says sho demanded a
full accounting, but got only another
fraudulent statement. Now sho is
suing for the cancellation of tho deed of
trust; an accounting of nil tho trustco's
transactions, tho return of the property
and tho appointment of n now trustee
Bream's demurrer was overruled.
Flvo Members or the Rtnto Militia
Wounded In h Fight.
Louisville, Kt., April 18. Adjutant-General
Hill received a telegram
from Pinovillo saying that a fight had
occurred on tho loth nt Black Moun
tain between the Statu militia and
mountain outlaws. Fivo of tho sol
diers were wounded. It is thought
somo of tho mountaineers wero Bhot
but It is not known how many. Tho
militia aro from Lexington and II or
rodsburg, and wero sent to guard tho
court In nnrlan Court-nouso during
thu trial of tho outlaws engaged In the
Turner-Howard vendetta. Tho placo
of thu fight is remote from a telograph
JEALOUSY LEADS TO MURDER.
A Doctor Kills u Druggist Because of
a 1'roltv Hnlf-Breod Girl.
Cheyenne, Wyo.. April 18. Drug
gist Sullivan was shot and killed In his
storo at Lander, Ficmont County, last
evening by Dr. J. A. Schuelko. The
accounts of tho quarrel which led to
the shooting differ greatly, but jealousy
is believed to have been tho cause,
Both men aro understood to havo been
altcntlvo to an extremely pretty half
FINANCIAL AND COMMERCIAL.
New York, Apiil 18. Monoy loaned
nt l.'j per cent.
Exchango steady; posted rates, 430
488; odual rates, 48348."t for sixty
days, and 487487 for demand.
Governments steady ; currency Gs,
11G bld;4E, coupon, 122 bid; 4Js, do.,
Tho stock market was moro active
this morning, tho sales amounting to
105,000 shares in the two hours to mid
doy, but tho coursu of prices was somo
what irregular. The changes, however,
wero very slight, being chiefly con
fined to fractions. Thu sugar trusts,
Lackawnnna, Manhattan, Chicago Gas,
Richmond and West Point, Loulsvlllo
nnd Nnshvlllo nnd Now England ab--sothed
most of tho trading. Tho early
prices for tho gcncial list were u x
lower on selling to realize. Toward
tho end of tho first hour
ihcie was n firmer feeling. Sugar
Ti usls wero especially strong and
advanced from 00 J to 08 Lackawanna
moved only with tho lest, but Minhat
tan advanced to 112, against 110J last
night. Chicago Gas and Richmond
Teiminal weie prominent in thu deal
ings just befit 0 11 o'clock
ond advanced shuiply. In the
hour to 12 o'clock the market
was quiet anil prices sagged in most
ensea up to midday, when t tiey wore only
slightly changed ftom those of yester
day in tho mnjoiity of cases 'Sugar
trusts aud Lackawanna also reacted.
At this writing tho market is dull.
New York Storks.
Tho following aro tlio prices or tlio Now
Yoil: and Chicago markets as ronorted by
special wire to C. T. llavennor & Co., Room
11 Atlantic bul!dtU!z:
stocks. Opcn2.Sa stocks. Open 2.30
Chicago Gns 47i 8 Northwest ..1IHUH
Can. South. 5-1 j V1J Omnha
NatLcadTetlS 134 do. pfd
D., L. it V7.13V 1393 V. M. S. S... 40? -.0!
i Del. A Hud Soaaing 41J ill
I'.no SHJ '14 X. & W. rt, 2!J lli
Jereoy Ccn..r.li 11DJ C, It I it rac !U 9U
L. A N S5J m St. Paul OS 381
U S 107J '071 Tor. l'ac 20 20
SugarTrust. GGJ 17! JnIon pac,t caj aj
Mo. I'ac 711 7W W. Union... 82 S3
N.Y.it N. E. 4GJ 474 ?ctroleum... 932 S3
N. Y."Cen...l07i 1071 Am. Cots'd. 2GJ 2Gi
N. Vac Atch&Top. 38J 131
do. pfd... 74 74J Ohl., ll.it Q.I0511031
The Chicago Marbot.
wiikat. Open Close poiik. Open Close
May S6J SSI May 13 25 33 20
Juno.... S8 SSI tmo....!3 32 !3 32
July b3 803 July ....13 45 13 42
May 323 32 J May 0 .15 0 50
Judc.... 32J 32 Juno.... 0 85 G 55
July 33J S31 July .... G 02 0 00
May 24 2H
Juno.... 233 23?
July 23J 81
Washington Stock Exrhnngo.
Sales Regular Call 12 o'clock in.
Columbia National Hank, 17 nt 183; 15 at
U3. Columbia Railroad, is at 781. Ameri
can Graphophoue, 20 at 135. Hull Run
Panorama, 1!) at 25J. American Security
and Trust Company, 10 at 401; 'j at 101.
Miscellaneous Bonds U. S. Electric
Lights let, G's, 100; U. 3. Electric Ltnht
Cd, G'e, 114; W. it G. K. R. 10-40 G's,
R'03-'23, 1031; W". it G Convertible, G's,
175; Masonic Hall Aes'n, 5's, C 1898, JWS;
Waeh. Market Co., 1st Mort., G's, HO;
Wash. Maiket Co., Imp., G's, 118; InlM it
Seaboard Co., G's, C 1897, : Wash. Lt.
Infantry, 1st, G's, 1904 103; Wash. Lt. In
fantry, 2(3, 7's, 1004,101; Wash. Gas Light
Co., ber. A, G's, 120; Wah. Gas Light Co..
8cr. U, G's, 121, Hygienic Ieo Company, 1st
Mort., Cs, 102 J.
National Hank Stocks Hank of Wash
ington, 450; Bank of Republic, 250; Metro
rtoillan, 200; Central, 280, Second, 18";
Farmers and Mechanics', 188; Citizens',
1G5; Columbia, 1S2J; Capital, 110; West
Railroad Stocks Washington and
Georgetown, 275; Metropolitan, 103; Co
hitubla, 78; Capitol and North O Street,
G8; EcMiigton and Soldier's Homo, 05;
Georgetown and Tcrmallytown, 49J;Urlght
Insurance 8tocks Firemen's, 44; Frank
Un, 53; Metropolitan, b3; National Union,
20; Arlington, 180; Corcoran, G3; Colum
bia, 18; Geriuau-Atncrlcan, 180; Potomac,
b'J; Rlggs, 8a; People's 5J.
Tltlo insurance Stocks Real Estate
Title, 120; Columbia Title, Gj; Washlugtou
Gas nnd Electric Light Stocks Washing
ton Gas, 43J; Georgetown Gas, 4S; U. 8.
Electrio Light, 113.
Telephone Stocks Pennsylvania, 23;
Chcsapcako and Potomac, b5; American
Miscellaneous Stocks. Washington Mar
ket Co., IS; Washington lirlck Machine
Co., 375; Great Falls Ico Co., 215; Hull
Run Panorama Co., 24; National Safo De
posit, 2J0, Washlugtou Safo Deposit, 130;
Washington Loan and Trust Co., 3Jj Na
tional Typographic, 23; Mcrgcntualcr, 10;
Pticuuntlc Gun Carriage, j- Wash. Loan
and Trust Co., ; American Security and
Trust Co.. 40; Lincoln Hall, 80; Hygienic
lco Co., 40.
"A SELFISI1 POLTROON,"
"THE STUFFED PROPHET OF WIL
hA Covrnrdly Liar," 1.TI10 Ilntr
Drnnken Deputy Sliertrr," nnd
Other Epttheta Aiipllsil to Mr,
Cleveland lij- tlio Sun,"
New Yoiuc, April 18. The San
this morning says editorially:
Tho Stuffed Prophet of William
street, in n rago of wounded vanity, is
thus reported: "There Is only ono
thing," Mr. Clovclond resumed, nnd a
tender expression lit up hlsfaco, "that I
caro anything about In theso attacks;
they are not confined to mysolf. It
seems thnt tho scnllo Dann does not
confine his warfnro to men. Women
arc not freo from his dastardly assaults.
Mrs. Cleveland has not escaped. It is
bad enough for Dnua to print his lying
statements regarding myself, but It la
Infinitely more cowardly and dastardly
for him to include, as ho has done, my
wifo In his attacks. Nothing could bo
more contemptible, or so far removed
from all instincts of manhood."
To no habitual leader of tho Sun I
It necessary to say that thh is a cow
ardly Ho. It is not the less a lie because
It Is uttered by a man who has boon
President of the United States. It Its
not less cowardly because it proceeds
from a husband whoso Inferiority In
social, moral and intellectual qualities
is recognized by all who know tho ad
mirable woman linked to him by the
namo they bear In common.
Passing over tho blackguard epithets
in which tho half-drunken deputy
sheriff reappears, nnd finds his only poa
slble retort, we como to this more serious
To provoke sympathy for himself,
Mr. Cleveland deliberately drags tho
namo of his wife Into an Interview In
tended for publication, charging tho
Sun with an offenso which, If the
chargo is true, ought to render this
newtpapcr odious to every gentleman
on Manhattan Island, to every honor
dblo man who respects womanhood.
Tho chargo Is false, and Mr. Cleveland
knew It was falso wheu ho uttered it.
There Is but ono answer that we care to
Wo Invite Mr. Cleveland to point to a
lino or a word that over appeared in tho
Sun concerning tho good woman whose
nDme he thus degrades, which Justifies,
directly or indirectly, tho statement con
tained in tho paragraph quoted above.
If he cannot do that and ho cannot, wo
Invite the attention of the community
to tho portrait of a selfish poltroon, an
unworthy husband, about whose con
duct in tills affair nothing can bo wild
uy any person 01 sensitive- perceptions
that will not leave on the coarse and
Kwollen face peeping from bohind tho
fdeo of his wife'B garments, a red mark
like the Btlng of n whip lash.
TOWHi SITEI1S MUST VACATE.
United .etutefi Tronim will Keep Tres
Pct Oil' Imllnn I.rendK.
CiiAjniEitMN, Dak., Apiil 18. Con
bldcrablo excitement was caused at
Lower Brulo yesterday by Captalu
Ylvillr mnrriilng his troops Into the
ton n site of Sherman, wnero they were"
drawn up- In lino. Tho Captain In
formed tho tnwn-sitors that they
would have to vacate or be arrcstorl
for trespassing on Indian grounds aud
handed over to the United States au
thorities. A number of tho lown
siters protested. Writs of ejectment
Mfio Ft-rved on them vith instructions
to vacSto within twenty-four hours. It
is the intention to remove forthwith all
persons who havo settled on the lands
claimed by tho Indians under thu
SWEPT 111' run:.
The Vlllacc ol Bt. Enmberto Stirrer a
SerlotiM Loss Till Hornlnc,
Montheal, April 18. A flro in the
Ullage of St. Lambcrto nt 1:30 o'clock
Ibis morning destroyed two three-story
frame buildings owned by Denault &
St. Onge, tho French school-house, five
frnmo cottages belonging to M. Tru
deau and a largo doublo storo-hou3c
occupied by W. Duckworth, super
intendent of the Victoria Bridge nnd
Councillor Jietournay. Assistance was
asked from Montreal, but before It
arrived the fire was under control. The
origin of tho flro is supposed to have
been incendiary. Lost not yet stated;
Insurance, is small.
IIaveuiiill, Mass., April 18. Fire
at 2 a. in. to-day in Newton, N. II.,
destroyed tho following property: Dow
it flrceley's shoe factory, with contents;
11 three-story wooden building occupied
by Tt. Peaslee as a shoe factory and C.
If. Peasleo as a carriage factory, and
tho old Bartlett homestead, known later
ns Hoyt's Hotel. Tho losses will ag
gregate $25,000. The cause of tho fire
iltllly" AIcLuuglilln Ueail.
Detkoit, Mich., April 18. W. S.
McLaughlin, better known as "Billy"
McLaughlin, the veteran jockey, died
at Grace Hospital in this city yestorday
from a complication of diseases. He
has been prominently before tbo sport
lngpublfc for tho past thirty years, and,
in Ills tlmo, has held the reins to some
of tho record beaters of tho world.
Ex-I'astor Found Steallne Clilokeus.
WooriHunv, Apiil 18. Bev. John
Sands, formerly pastor of Janvtor Col
ored Methodist Church, now languishes
behind tho bars of the Gloucester
County Jail on tho charge of stealing
chickens from Cornelius Irish, on
Wednesday night. He was caught in
tho act by Mr. Irish, and had a numbor
of fowls In his possession.
A l.ovee Curried Away.
New Oiileaks, April 18. One hun
dred and thirty, feet of tho leveo at Nlta
crevasso, St. James Parish, was carried
away yesterday. Tho Mississippi Valloy
tracks several miles away wero five
inches under water, and tho railroad
peoplo havo set to work to build a now
incline five miles south of tho crevasse.
Caen ot tlio Kuttisdropiunj; Koporter.
New Youk, April 18. Tho goneral
tci m of tho Supremo Court this morn
ing dismissed tho certiorari in tho case
of Dihvorth Choato, tho eavesdropping
rcpoiter of tho Flack jury.
Mr. Vumlerlillt'H Yacht,
Plymouth, April 18. Tho steam
yacht Alva bolouglng to Mr. Vander
bllt of New Yoik, arrived here yester
day. Local Weather Forecast.
For the District of Columbia, Delaware,
Harvtand and Virginia, fair i'mlay ami
Saturday, sUohtly cooler,- itorthKiiterlg