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The Washington Obitio.
22D YEAH NO. 6,787.
W ASHINGTON, D. C, THURSDAY EVENING, MAY 3, 1890.
PEICE TWO CENTS.
U JS 1 Br-a ' I ) r
IT Is very amusing to read
the claims of some of our
competitors. They claim
to have the best goods be
cause they make them. Now,
it is true beyond question
that no one firm controls
the art of making stylish
and reliable .clothing.
"WE do not have to take
what is sent to us by some
one who is two hundred
miles away, but we go right
into the market- and SE
LECT the BEST goods and
CHOICEST patterns from
each of a dozen or more re
liable firms. Consequently,
we can get a better selection
than If we had to depend on
the products of one house.
See OUR elegant line of
Sack and Cutaway Suits in
all the newest fabrics and
latest colorings. All thor
oughly tailored and OUR
guarantee of their reliability.
319 7TH ST. N. W.
Asking for Divorce When They Oucht
to Know Better.
Columbus, Ohio, May 1. Judgo
I'ugh was engaged In hearing a divorce
case yesterday, each of the parties to
which is over 78 years old. Sarah J.
Carter sued Archibald Carter for di
vorce on tho ground of abuse. Mrs.
Carter appeared in court, but was very
weak and had to bo assisted to a seat.
Tho defendant was not present, being
confined by illness at home. They have
five sons and two daughters, one of tho
latter being her mother's chief witness.
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IN CHIEF MIIRHDITH'S MA IT.,
Mr. Merit of Culpeper Sends Ulin a
"Green Goods" Circular,
Captain Meredith chief of the Bureau
of Engraving and Printing, found inhis
mall yesterday a "green goods" circular
which had been addressed to him ap
parently by mistake. Tho circular re
quested him to address "J. E. Merit
Boston. Culpeper County, Va." Afto,
stating the business piopositlon which
ho desires to mako, Mr. "Merit" says:
"In God's narao do not betray mo or
mention to a living soul what passes be
tween us as I have never done you any
harm and never shall, but will piovc a
tine and lasting fiicnd to you."
Chances of War Vessels,
Oidcrs have been Issued at the Navy
Department for the U. S. S. Mohican,
now at Honolulu, to proceed to Samoa
ttnd relievo tho U. S. S. Adams, which
-w 111 lcturnlo Maro Island Navy-i'ard
and bo docked for repairs. Tho Iro
quois, now at Maro Island, will, when
the repairs she Is now undergoing arc
completed, proceed to Samoa and re
lieve the Mohican, which will proceed
to the west coast of Africa, touching at
Talccuahana, Valparaiso and other
Filling Now Olllces.
"William P. Campboll of Illinois has
been appointed Assistant General
Superintendent of tho Hallway Mall
Service under tho law recently passed
creating that office. Mr. Alexander
Grant of Michigan has been appointed
chief clerk to tho General Superinten
dent of tho Railway Mall Service.
Messrs. Campbell and Grant have for
many years occupied prominent posi
tions in the service.
l'loral Otlorlncs for Mr. Mlllnn,
Mr. A. 1 MUlan, who to-day en
tered upon his duties as Deputy First
Auditor of tho Treasury Department,
was tho lcclplcnt of numerous lloral
oiTcilugs from his old friends In tho
olllcc. His old division miscel
laneous bent a handsome lloral design
witli tho inscription "Serves you
Threw llrlcl.H ut Ills Sister.
Charles Fantroy, a colored hoy, not
over 10 years of ago, was sent to tho
workhouso this afternoon for throwing
brlcksjjat his sister, ltosana. It was
pi oven that ho was of a vicious disposi
tion and seemed to havo a dislike for
his mother and all tho other members
of tho family.
Will Wear Citrines,
Kdwin Williams, Berwick, Pa.;
Fiank D. Ely, Bock Falls, 111., and Ar
nold Altcstor, Washington, Intl., havo
bcin appointed cadets to the "West Point
Comptroller of tho Currenoy Lacoy
left hero for his Michigan homo this
nfteruoon. Ho will be absent about ton
ORE HUNDRED PAGES.
MR. VEST MAKES A MIGHTY REPORT
ON MEAT MONOPOLY.
Ho Also Introduces Some Hills nml
llnnolutloin nml ninlicn n Vlvn
Voco Krplanntlon Tho Honao
Tackles Triuts Olhor Mutter.
Ill llio Senate to-day Mr. Vest, from
tlic So'ccl Committee on Meat Products,
made a report of n humliol
typo-wilttcn pages. In explanation
lie said that tbocommlttco had Investi
gated tlio subject fully tmd bad now re
ported four mcnsutcs for the considera
tion of the Scnnte.
Thofltstwasn concuricnt resolution
asking the President to Inaugurate dip
lomatic correspondence with Great
Britain to bring about ii repeat or modi
fication of tho existing quarantine rcgu
tlonsof tlio United Kingdom.
Tho second was one providing for a
National Inspection law, requiring
that all cattle shall be inspected
when exported. Also that cattlo
intended lor exportation (or the mcatof
which Is Intended for exportation) shall
bo subject to Inspection at the place
Tho third was one Intended to pro
hibit the monopoly now practiced as to
tho storage capacity of steamships
carrying cattlo to foreign countries.
The evldenco showed that in New
York steamships, belonging to for
eign nations, were leased some
times for a number of months
In advance, to one person.
The result was that the shipper who
was not the favored contractor had no
opportunity of putting his cattlo on tho
foreign market at all.
In tlio House,
Mr. McKlnloy, from tho Committee
on Rules, to-day reported to the House
n resolution for the Immediate conside
ration of bills leported from tho Judici
ary Committco In tho following order:
Senate Trust bill, IIouso Bankrupt
bill and such other bills as the com
mittco may call up. This order to be In
forco to-day and to-morrow, the previ
ous question was ordered.
Mr. McMillan moved to recommit tho
resolution, with instructions to report
back a resolution fixlug a day for the
consideration of tho Anti-Trust bill
The motion was lost and the House
began tho consideration of tho Senate
bill to protect trado and commerco
nyninst unlawful icstralnts and monopo
District In ConRrexa.
A concuiicnt icsolution passed both
homes of Congiess yesterday returning
to the President House bill r170, fixing
the late of intcicst to be charged on
turcarages of general and special taxes
now due the District if paid within a
time specified. It will be recollected
that this bill passed both houses and
went to tho President, but was recalled
on April 18 because the date fixed, had
it become a law, would have Invali
dated tho tax sale OTdcicd by tho Com
mlssloncis. That time having passed
the bill now goes again to the Presi
dent for his action.
Important to Labor.
Tho House Committee on Labor to
day agreed on a favornblo leport on
Mr. Wade's bill (II. It. 8190)
to enforce the eight hour
law on Government premises.
An amendment was adopted that when
necessary, to prescrvo property or
prevent tho destruction of life,
the hours may bo prolonged
on 'tho basis of clsht hours.
Tho chief provision of the bill is that no
workman, laborer or mechanic cau bo
employed longer than forty-eight hours
In any consecutive six days.
TIIK WORSTKD MKK MAY
Hut tho Democrats Won't Carry the
Worsted mil Into Court.
Messrs. Carlisle, Mills and Brecktn
lldge say, with refcicncc to the teport
published yestciday, that they do not
know of any movement or inten
tion on the part of tho Demo
cratic party to cairy tho question
of tho constitutionality of the
passage of tho Worsted hill, on which
the Democrats refrained from voting
and those present were counted to make
a quorum, to the Supreme Court.
They say they think It a good
case on which to test tho
matter If tho worsted men so desire.
Tho importers could refuse to pay the
duty, they say, on this ground, and so
mako a caso which would compel tlio
Supreme Court to decldo upon the con
stitutionality of this method of counting
On tho other hand, it is claimed that
no reputable lawyer would advise his
clients to cany he matter into court.
The Supremo Court has decided tlmo
and again that under tho Constitu
tion ihe House of Ropicsenlatlvcs
has a light to make aud adopt Its own
rules, and, onco they aro adopted, they
aic the law for that term, unless tho
House Itself modifies or amends
Tho pii.zllnp question In this view is:
"Why do tho Democrats refrain from
voting? Becauso they hold that thoy
havo a risht so to do. and that tho rule
counting them as present to constitute a
quorum Is wrong, and they seek to
mako tho Isstto clear and plain.
It is undei stood that tho Democrats
will refrain from voting on all tarlll'
bills, not In tho hope that it will prevent
any of them from becoming law,
but to cnablo tho Democrats
to avoid going on record In regard to
either frco trado or protection. It Is
thought this course will give them a
belter chanco In tho fall elections.
WOHHIED BY TDK ALLIANCE,
Southern Members ltesleseil to Vote
Tor the gull-Treasury Scheme,
Tho Southern members aro gottlng
numcious petitions fiom tho members
of tho Farmeis' Allianco insisting that
they vote for tho sub-Treasury schemo
foimulatcd by that organization.
This plan provides for tho establish
ment of places of deposit, or sub
treasuries, in which can bo de
posited non-peilshablo products
of tho farm aud mine, tho
Government to issuo certificates for a
given peiccntago of their value, theso
certificates to bo used as silver certifi
cates now arc constituting a form of
Tho members aio also called upon by
tho Allianco to answer somo very om
barrasslng questions. Most of these
members aro opposed to tho sub
Tieasury schemo, but lauk tho
courage and candor of Mr. Oatcs
of Alabama, and decline to say
so in public. A good many of them,
perhaps a majority, cannot bo re-elected
without tho aid of the votes of tho Alli
anco. Consequently they fight shy on
To support tho sub-Treasury acuciuo
publicly at this tlmo would probably
beat them In tho nominating c inven
tions, and to opposo It openly would
probably defeat them at tho poll.
Thus they aio between the devil and
tho deep sea, and there is nothing left
them but to dodgo or tako to tho
votino roit Tin: vrro.
Tlio Veto or the Dallas I'tihllo nulla
lug Illll Will ho Sustained.
Tho President's veto of tho Dallas
public building bill will bo sustained.
The fact Is tho Dallasitcs overplayed
their hand. They scut a delegation hero
lo whoop things up for $200,000. Thoy
tot it. Also tho veto.
The bill Introduced In tho IIouso only
called for $100,000, tho amount the
Supervising Architect said could bo ex
pended to advantage on the site. This
bill was favorably reported by tho
committee, but was amended In tho
IIouso at tho request of the member
from tho Dallas district, Mr. Abbott,
who asked It becauso his constituents
Another bill for tho smaller amount
will be Introduced ngaln.
Mr. Clunlo of California, a Democrat,
thought tho veto would bo sustained.
"I think ho Is light In that veto, and
that tho mcSsago was fair and moderate.
"When he Is right we must sustain him,
oven though wo do differ in partisan
Tho attempt to mako It appear that
if the bill had been for a building In a
Northern State it would not havo been
voted is idle. It is begging tho question,
and is In fact only an ebullition of
partisanship, which is entirely out of
place in the consideration of such mat
ters as public buildings and other in
ternal improvements. Dallas i,s simply
unfortunate. In adopting "boom" meth
ods in a matter like this and deserves
tho setback she got.
ItKAMZINU ON UUAI.TV.
The Iliillmcado Ilstato Sold ror Nearly
n Otmrlor of a Million,
A very Important real estate traniac
lion was closed up to day. Foe a con
sideration of $24-2,000 tho Hallmcalo
estate, consisting of -it acres, cxtcadln
on both sides of Thirteenth
street and Mount Pleasant road,
has been purchased by a
syndicate organized and headed by
Assistant District Attorney A. A. Lips
comb nnd his brother Lylc'S. Lipscomb.'
This estate has been ictalucd in
tho family ever since the original grant
was given by Lord Baltlmoio in 1770,
and is considcicd one of the choicest and
most availably situated properties lu tho
limits of Washington. The tract con
tains forty-four "acres, already subdi
vided, and It will bo placed lu tho mar
ket at once. A number of the real
estate men have been eying this prop
el ty for several years, but they have
never been able to close a deal.
WHO DID IT'
The Clayton Murder Investigating
Committee Hunting for Clues.
Little Rock, Ar.i;., May 1. Gov
ernor Eagle was before tho Congres
sional Investigating Committee yester
day afternoon. Tho Governor turned
over to the committee all of tho corre
spondence and papers In his possession
concerning his search for tho murderer
of Colonel Clayton. Two clues have
been followed up, but tho Governor
does not believe that either of them
was based upon a correct theory of the
One of the suspects, Thomas Hooper
of Los Angeles, died while tho sus
picious against him wetc being Investi
gated. Ills wife was beforo tho com
mittee yesterday and gave evidence to
the effect that her husband was not
absent from his California home at the
time Clayton was assassinated. Gov
ernor Eagle stated to tho committco
that it was his opinion that Clayton's
murderers wcie tho men who stole tho
ballot-box at Plummeivillc, that they
committed the act through fear, and
wcie, perhaps, also led on by hatted of
the Qlayton family.
VOI.UlU.15 VON DKK ahi:
Writes Hitter Letters to I.ouIsHle and
llets on His Club's Sutcesn.
St. Louis, May 1. Sinco the Browns
were at Louisville there has been a bitter
enmity between tho two clubs. Tlio
Browns were almost mobbed by tho
crowd theie, and have claimed that they
woic robbed of two games by the um
pire. President Vori Der Ahe sent somo
very bitter letters to the Louisville man
agement. Yesterday the following
telegram was received by Ptesldent Von
"The Louisville Club will go you
:"i,000 on Louisville-Browns setles at
The ptesldent has telegraphed his
Gone to Canada,
Kingston, N. Y May 1. John A.
Hunt, justice of peace, and a promi
nent cltlen of Cooymans, on tho Hud
son, has suddenly disappeared, together
with from eight to ten thousand dollars
of town funds. He is thought to havo
lost tho money In stock speculations.
His bondsmen will now mako efforts to
lames l'almer llauKod,
Coxcoiib, N. II., May 1. James
Palmer was hanged in tho prison here
this morning. The drop fell at 11:10 and
ho was pronounced dead at 11:18. Ho
met his fate unclinchlnglv. Palmer
was hanged for the murder of Henry
i . w uiienousc lu i'ortsmoutii.
Clay Gray's Condition,
Henry C. Gray's condition temains
unchanged to-day, although tho doctors
say that ho Is gradually sinking, Tho
bullet has not yet been taken from his
head, as they consider that an operation
will only lcsult in instant death. Ho
may die within a few hours aud ho
may livo a week under the existing cir
cumstances. For Improved llnllroad Facilities,
J. G. Walter, J. W. Cecil, Robert
Tcnney, A. B. Croploy, Thomas Crop
Icy, Messrs. Ltbbcy, Bootler and Hall,
cltiens of GcorRetown, were before tho
Commissioners to-day in favor of a
branch of tho Baltitnoro and Ohio
Railroad cntcritig Georgetown at a
point near tho Chain Bridge.
Liquor Llceusos Granted,
Liquor Licenses havo been granted
to William Schnebel, 0PJ B streot
northwest; Wlnnofred Bronnon, 100;l
Market Space; Edward Benchort, 72a
II street northwest; O. N. Lehmanii,
227.") New Jorsoy aveuuo.
Au Unusual and HururUlwr L'rent.
President Harrison has actually vetoed
a bill. Tho atmosphcilc disturbances
yesterday aro explained. A veto by
Piesidcnt Harrison of a bill passed by a
Republican Congress was cnou&U to
knock everything endwise.
MAY DAY IN AMERICA.
WASHINGTON WORKMEN WATCH
INQ AND WAITING.
No Serious Disturbances .In An) City.
Tho Situation In Nouf York, rutin
delphla, Chicago nnd Ottior Cities
Comparatively Tow Strikes,
The slrcct cars on tho Avenue to-day
are gaily decorated with flags and
bunting, in commemora"on of tho vie
lory nchleved by tho cinpl' yjs of t'ic
Washington nnd Georgetown Ralhoadj
who several years ago succeeded In se
curing n ledttctlon In the hours of
May Day had its celebrants hera
ninong tho laboring classes as well as
elsewhere, but there was nothing to Int
dlcnto that thoro was any dllllculty hot
tween employer and employes which
could not be satisfactorily and quickly
There was somo sllcht annrchenslon"
that tho bricklayers would quit work
to-day unless their demands tor a ro-i
dttcllou In the hours of labor was com
plied with! but tho men were working!
as usual, ami insieati oi going on
a strike they were having the
(lucstlun decided bv arbitra
ment. When tho demand was madol
for eight hours tho bosses wcro willing)
to conccuo ti wun a coircsponuing re-"
duction in pay. Somo of tho men;
however, were desirous of taking!
advantage of tho increasing!
boom in building by-trying to forco tho'
builders to mako a virtue of necessity'
and grant them the reduction. I
The question Is now bolnc considered'
by tho builders, and tho probabilities,'
arc that tho reduction will bo granted,'
wim a corresponding reduction in pay.'
Tho carpenters aro In a somewhat tiff
fercnt humor from their fellow work
men. They want reduced hours, but
unless some action is precipitated by'
their colleagues in other cities so as toC
make the movement an universal onoj
IlUllllUg Will UU UUDU.
iwiwYoitic, May 1. A number of
trades unions will mako to day a half
holiday. There will be some few
strikes, aud in the evening a monstcn
parade will take place, ending with an
immense tuassmeeiinant Pnlmi Snitare.
held under the auspices of tho Central;
j.auor union ami socialistic lauor party.
Nearly every trado will be represented .
in tho procession and the number ofj
men who will be In line is variously
estimated at from filtccn to thirty thou
sand. The parade will start at 7 o'clock.
The louto to bo inarched over will bo a
shoit one antl will end at Union Square.
Speeches will be made from three,
stands in the snuare. and will be In the
English, German and Ilebtow Ian-'
The caipcntcis' strike will not begin
mini jijumiuy, wneu wors win nc.
slopped in all shops where the eight
lion- demand is not granted. As many )
of the largest contiaclors have already:
luiui-ii an iuui la usi.uu in mum, inu1
strike Is not expected to be a largo one.
Tho carpenters will meet on Saturday!
night at Webster Hall, leccivc reports!
jiuiu uiujy onuj, in iuLv uiiy, mm uaieu
to some speeches.
The plastcieis, biicklayeis, stone
masons and roofers have all made ar
innccments forork for the season and
thcio will be no trouble In their ranksiij
iiio union irameis oi ims cuywnr
strike to-day in the few shops that have
not tthcnily granted the demand for
the eight h'ours a day at fifty cents an
hour. At the meeting of Framers'
Union lastnlght.it was announced that
fifty-five of the sixty-seven cmployeis
in this city had granted tho demands of
tho union. The number of strlkcis
will therefore be very small. Tholock
smiths, silk ribbon weavcis, and prob
ably one or two small organizations
may go out on strike to day. The
carpentcis of Brooklyn, numbering
2,575 men, will stiike oii Monday.
Lateu. The United Gciman Fram
cis, who wcio engaged In building in
various paits of tho city, struck this
moinlng for tho enforcement
of the eight-hour law. At noon
fifty-nine of the boss fi timers had con
ceded the demands of tho workmen,
which practically decides the question
so far as that line of trade is concerned.
There wai a meeting this mornlm' of
the delegates of the building trades'
organizations at tho Mechanics' Ex
change. Tho men were lo have struck
to-day for tlio enforcement of the eight
hour law, but they concluded to work tho
week thtough and strike on Monday. So
the carpenters, the masons, the paiuters
and all, with the exception of tho
plumbers, will strike unless tho bosses
agicc to conform with tho law.
Everything about tho city so for as
tho laboring" Interests were concerned
woio a holiday appearance. The
pollco say that no quarrels or tits
tin bailees have been reported to them.
The red flag of Socialism floated over
Ihc headquarters of many of the labor
Chicago, May 1. At a meeting of
packinghouse laborers last night the
piospectlvc striko at tho stockyards
was practically declared off. This ac
tion is said to be in nccordanco with tho
wish of tho American Federation of
Labor, who want to settle tho carpen
ters' fight before another Is Inaugu
rated. The decision seemed to meet
with satisfaction on the part of tho ma
jority of tho workmen. Tho failure of
this movement piactically puts an end
to the geneial movement and greatly
reduces tho chances of Impending
The May-Day parade of woiklncmen
hero was paitlcipatcd In by over 110,000
men, representing all tho building
trades and nearly cvciy labor organiza
tion In tho city and county. The
pollco escort of 150 patrolmen for some
teason did not make its appearance at
tho hour of starting 12 o clock and
the procession moved without it. The
cntlio lino of march was etowded with
people, mostly of the woiklng class, who
aro In sympathy with tho eight-hour
movement. Tito strlkltig carpentors,
o.uuu strong, ictt tlio procession.
Thero were no demonstrations along
the lino of inarch, savo the
hearty chcciing of the thousands
of men, women and children who had
tinned out to welcomo and applaud tho
members of tho Carpenters' Union, the
only labor organization of consequence
now ou striko.
Cincinnati, May 1. There will not
bo any notable cight-hour demonstra
tion in this clly today. Tho Carpen
tors' Unions proposo to havo a proces
sion and plcnio on tho hill tops this
nflcinoon. They expect to bo jolued by
two or thrco other organizations, but
tho gatheiing will not ho largo and is
only intended to express sympathy with
the eight-hour movement.
A meeting of the lion moulders'
unions will bo held Saturday night to
decide whether a strtko shall bo declared
Monday next lu caso tho bosses lofuso
to grant them 10 per cent, iticroaso.
PuiLAUiamiA, May 1. In accord
anco with tho action taken last night
by the uuion carpenters of Philadelphia,
at a meeting held In Naval Post Hall
under the auspices of Local Union, No.
f, of the United Brotherhood of Car
penters and Jotucis, about 1,000 cnipcn
tors Mruck Ibis morning.
"The Brotherhood of Carpenters and
Joiners of Amcilca aro on ton In this
fight, nnd there is only one thing for us
to do stick together and nwalt the
That was the way in which Secretary
Charles Thompson delivered himself
this moinlng nt tho meeting of tho
strikers at Naval Post Hall, In which
over 1)00 journeymen carpenters took
part. All were enthusiastically In favor
of the strike for higher wages which
begon Ibis morning nt 7 o'clock.
Tho carpentcis dcinuml thirty-five
cents an hour for nine hours' work per
day. The present rate Is thirty cents.
Bkthoit, Mich,, May 1. There are
1,000 union carpenters on a sttike
to day. The contractors employing
about 200 men havo agreed to the eight
hour day and thirty cents an hour, but
tho other contractors aro in for tho
brittle. There has been no disorder,
the caipcnters keeping close to their
union halls and there receiving reports
on luc situation. Only a few contract
ors havo non-unionist men at woik. On
one job twenty-flo mixed non-unlonlst
and union carpenters aic tcportcd at
work, but it Is said they will so out at
noon. At noon tho District Council
will decide whether tho strikers will
make n demonstration this after
noon by way of ngenoral parade. The
carpenters arc taking precautions
against tho Importation of non-union
laborers from Canada. If tho strike
continues ten days a largo number of
other tradesmen dependent upon them
will be laid off, swclliug the ranks of
the unemployed to !),G00. The Indica
tions, however, aic that a compromise
will be effected bcfoic that lime.
Milwaukee, Wis., May 1. There
will be no labor demonstration what
ever in Milwavkce to-day. The 2,000
carpentcis of this city arc all at work as
usual this mornliur, having given the
bosses until to-moiiow to recognise tho
Rocnnivrrji.N. Y., May 1. Over l.'iO
sash, door and blind-makers struck this
morning. The men ask for nine hotus
a day with ten hours' pay.
rnTsnrr.a, Pa., May 1. Time will
be no labor demonstrations In Pittsburg
today. The builders are agitated,
however, "over Ibo events which may
follow within a few days.
i.VICTOH MEi:i:i)IXU IIELI.,"
Tho Well-Known Autlinreio, Married
to a I'lilludoliihlan.
Baiiimohe, Md., May 1. Miss Vir
ginia Reese, known in tho literary
world as "Victor Meredith Bell," was
married in tho Franklin Square Pres
byterian Chinch yesterday to .T. B. T.
Phillips, a Baltimorcan by birth, but
now of Philadelphia. Miss Reese is
the youngest daughter of the late Rev.
Dr. D. Evans Reese, and a resident of
St. Michael's, Md. She Is connected
with the ".Icnness-Millcr Magazine'' of
New York clly, and her gown of soft
rrny stuff, with corsage and baud
bouquet of yellow pansies and maiden
hair fern, boio testinjony to the good
tasto and original design of that queen
of modistes and fascinating leformer
of woman's dress.
The biido's brother, the Rev. William
W. Reese, assisted uy the Rev. Mr.
Woods, tied the knot, and Messrs,
Jackson, Coison and Owlngs acted as
the best man and ushers. The church
f Wits filled in-cvery-part -with friends of
the undo, a number ot .those present
being well-known literary people.
After the ceremony at tho church
there was a reception. The bildal pair
left last evening on an extended weddlnc
tour North, and on their leldrn will
leside In Philadelphia.
HAHON HAMMOND Ui:iYD,
His rather Was the rirst llrltlsh Min
ister to the United .States,
London, May 1.- Edmund Ham
mond, the first Baron Hammond, Is
dead, at the ago of 88 years. For
twenty years he occupied tho office of
Under Secietary for Foreign Affairs.
Ills father, George Hammond, was tho
fiist Minister f i om Gieat Britain to the
With tho death of Baron Hammond
the title becomes extinct. lie rose by
gradual promotion as a Biltlsh Cabinet
official until in April, 1S54, he was ap
pointed Under Secietary of Stale for
Foreign Affairs to succeed his father.
Baron Hammond assisted at one of
tho most complete revolutions which
havo occurred in English nnd Euro
pean diplomacy. The domestic changes
which were partly caused by tho French
revolution of 18o0 introduced into the
Foreign Office tlio most active nnd
vigorous of its modern dlicctors, Lord
Palmcrston, and Baron Hammond was
his light-hand man.
..l'ICKA WAY'S" Till A I..
A lteiulnlsrence or the l'amous Ohio
Coi.tjmiius, Ohio, May 1. There was
was a reminder of the famous tally
sheet trials in tho Supreme Couit yes
tciday when Allen O. Mycis, tho erratic
journalist, who was ono of tho accused,
appeared to defend himself from tho
charge of contempt of court committed
while his trial was in progress. He bo
gan by saying; "I havo employed at
torneys for three yeais to keep mo out
of jail, and tho result has been my own
Hospoko eloquently for half an hour,
Tho case will bo decided next week.
A Woman Arrested for Murder.
SciiANioN, May 1. Mis. Elizabeth
Fox of Noiwich, N. Y who left that
placo about six weeks ago and came to
Carbondalc, this county, was anested
and brought into court in this city yes
terday on a requisition from Governor
Hill of New York. Mrs. Fox Is charged
with tho murder of Palmer Rich, a
tiavcllng salesman of New South Ber
lin, N. Y., and robbing him of $800 on
October 10. Rich on tho abovo night
was visiting at Mrs. Fox's houso and ho
has not been hcaid fiom or seen since.
Want to lluy Iron Works.
ScoTTiiAi.n, May 1. A representative
of a New Yoik syndicate Is hero nego
tiating for the put chase of tho Scottdalo
Iron aud Steel Company's plant, the
Chailotlo Fuinace, tho National Pino
Woiks and Kenney & Co.'s machine
shops, tho principal iudustilcs of this
placo. Tho syndicate has a capital
stock ofJJil,000,000, which they will
Invest at onco should they succeed in
purchasing these woiks.
Cold Water Advocates.
Baltimoue, May 1. A grand mass
meeting of tho Maryland State Tern
pel anco Alliance was held last night.
Tho Hon. John D. Stewart, member of
Congress from Georgia, mado an ad
dress. Tho president's report, read
yesterday afternoon, was very favor
ably received. Tho report of the sec
retary showed that tho allianco had
accomplished much good during the
seventeen years of Its existence,
MAY DAY IN EUROPE.
RIOTERS CHARGED WITH BAYONETS
Oier a Million on Strike In Austria
Trench Workmen Match to tho
Chamber or Horiutles Uiioipoct
cdl (Julet Ihroucliout German)'.
Bmii.iN, May 1, 0:30 a. m. Small
and scattered groups of worklngtnen aio
alicady appealing in tho sticcts, quietly
piocccdlng to the vailous places of ren
dezvous prepaiatory to falllug Into line
In the procession. Quiet prevails In all
quarters of tho clly.
Noon. Order prevails throughout
tho city and the streets aro quiet as
though no strikes were occurring.
Tho gicat Locwc factory opened up
this morning with hut fifteen absentees
nnd only fUc of the employes of Fristcr
& Rossinan's sewing machine factory
l cmalued away from their posts. Lai co
numbers of people arc Indulging In ex
cursions to Grunowald and other places
of Interest In tho vicinity of the city.
The latest advices from tho principal
cities of Germany lcprescnt peace and
good older as very Generally pieserved.
Tho various industrial occupations
nre being followed, as usual, at Muns
tcr, Wiesbaden, Strasbtirg, Nuicm
bourg, Stettin, Dortmund, Spandauand
At Lclpslc and Hallo tho bulk of the
workmen are at work.
A gicat many of the minor manufac
turers have voluntarily granted their
employes a holiday.
A woikman who had hoisted the red
fiag on a telegraph polo has been ar
rested. London, May 1. As tho labor pro
cession was passing the Thames 13m
bankment a crowd of 500 roughs at
tempted to create a tumult. Twenty
five hundred policemen who lined tho
embankment, however, promptly sup
pressed the attempt and thoroughly
cowed the rough clement. Tho police
authorities have announced that tho
carrying of torch lights will bo rigidly
The Indications now are that the
demonstration, at lcat so far as the
parade is concerned, will proven fiasco.
Paiiis, May 1, 0:30 a. m. Up to this
hour tho capital is tranquil. The bou
levards and the suburban sections, as
well as the central portion of tho city,
appear in their normal aspect.
Business proceeds as usual, the only
shops closed being thoso of dealers In
flu arms and other waillkc material.
Among tho first of the army of tho
discontented to Inauguiatc a striko were
the stokers and other employes of tho
gas companies, who went out" early this
The socialist deputies Fcroul, Baudin
and Lachisc of the Chamber of Depu
ties, arc still busily engaged in perfect
ing their final arrangements for the
Telegrams fiomMaiseillcs, Bordeaux,
Nancy, Roubalx and Llllc are to the
effect that, up to the picscut moment,
no disturbances of any kind have
A deputation from the woiklngmcn
of Paris has reached the Chamber of
Deputies, wheie It presented a petition
urging tho inauguration of the eight-
The route to tho chamber was occu
pied by vast crowds, who blockaded tho
thoroughfaio so seiiously that a cavalry
escort was assigned to tho duty of
quietly clearing a passage for the depu
tation. Viknna, May 1, 1:30 p. m. At this
hour the city is quiet and tlio great
innjoiity of workmen aio attending the
numerous halls where meetings are
Strikes arc occuirlng with almost
phenomenal rapidity in the provinces
of the empiic, and it is estimated that
1,000,000 men havo alicady struck or
Uneaten lo do so.
Three Gci man Socialists charged with
being In tho city for the purpose of in
citing tho workmen lo violence have
Valencia, May 1. Tho strikes in
this city are lapldly extending, all
trades hurrying to join in tho eight
hour movement. While no troublo has
yd occurred, it has been deemed advisa
ble to close tho thentres.
CiiAiti.r.itoi, May 1. Thlity thousand
workingmen nre marching thiough tho
streets ot Lharlciol on tlielr way to at
tend a monster meeting. The vast but
orderly throng keeps time as it marches
to its own singing of tho Marseillaise
Madiiid, May 1. Reports from the
piovinccs indicate that good order ex
Ln au, May 1. Thieo thousand
miners to-day marched In procession to
llictown hall, where thoy formally pre
sented a petition calling for tho estab
lishment of the eight-hour day.
Lisuon, May 1. A group of woik
'ngmen this morning visited tho tomb
of tho Socialist, Fontana, and placed a
OroitTO, Slay 1. The worklnemcn
of Oporto havo issued a manifesto
stiongly condemning the political spec
ulators who are vainly attempting to
contiol the labor movement ln their
Geneva, May 1. Work ln the vari
ous manufactories hero has been con
tinued without interruption during tho
Diiesden, May 1. The day has been
a quiet one. The meetings of
workingmen were uniiisturueii uy
BitussET.s, May 1. No demonstration
was made by the workingmen of this
city to-day, and tho day has been an
The Hague, May 1. Holland has
passed through May Day In undis
turbed tranquility. In Amsterdam
alono were meetings held. In that cltv
two very orderly meetings wcro au
di essed by speakeis who advocated tho
Pesth, Jlay 1. A crowd of working
men to-day collected In front of a roll
ing mill, tho pioprletor of which had
resisted their demands, attacking tho
building and pieclpltatlng a riot.
Tho military wcio hastily hurried to
the scene, but wcro unablo to disperse
tho mob uutll they had charged with
fixed bayonets and wounded mauy of
Tho mill continues in opciatlon.
Ddumn, May 1. It. Is expected that
a compromlso has been agreed upon be
tween the Great Northern and Western
Railway and Its sulking employes.
f " i ---
i. In God Wo Trust."
SutACUSE, N. Y., May 1. Nicholas
M. Botsingcr, n widely-known bee
keeper, propiictor of tho "Paradise
Apiary" at Marcellus Falls, a trustee of
tho Methodist Church, an aggressivo
prohibitionist and a .man who on his
business cards and In his trade-mark
has stamped tho motto "In God Wo
Trust," is charged with a heinous
offense upon two Httlo girls in his em
ploy, and he Is now at largo ou $1,000
ball. Ho claims that ho is thu victim
of a conspiracy.
SCANDAL l!s I'llOVIOKNCK.
A Iteljsnlhc llnllo Admits Improper
Intimacy With a Ynunc Man.
Puoupr.Ncn, It. I., May 1, Tiicro
was ventilated in tho Supremo Court
Cliambcrs yesterday n scandal that put
to blush many of this town's famous ad
ventures of the same kind. Society has
been on tho ijtti rirc for six months lo
hear the catc, and to-day listened with
111-conccalcd dellglit to a bcaullf til yott :g
girl, a reigning belle, only 10 years old,
openly confess to her lclatlonshlti with
a society man for the sake of getting the
$2,0C0 damages sho consideied sulllclcnt
balm for her Injured feelings.
Tho plaintiff was Miss Ellabelh
Mackenzie, teacher In tho Broadway
Picsbytctian School, and her alleged
wronger, thu defendant, Is Arthur
Donoghy, class leader aud superin
tendent of the samo school. Bottt also
aic prominent In church affairs, and
sing In tho choir. They had known
each other for yeais, and tho girl ac
knowledged his paitlcipatlon in tho In
timacy, but under promise of marriage.
Donoghy did not attempt to blacken tho
girl's character, but simply said thero
was no marriage ngrccment whatever.
Chief Justlco Durfcr awaidcd the
An Arkansas Olllrlal Hobs a l'ostotllce
Under Ills Cliarco.
Helena, Auk., May 1. W. B.
Lindsay, deputy postmaster, is $3,500
shott in his accounts, nnd is a fugitive.
He had cntiic charge of the office.
Postmaster Grant Is in tlio hartlwarc
business and did not look after tho de
tails of the ofllco very closely. Special
Inspector McCIure of St. Louis entered
the ofllco Tuesday, and, presenting his
credentials, asked for tho postmaster.
"I Mill call him," said Lindsay,
donning his coat and hat.
Instead of going to his chief's store
ho went to the river and hired a skiff,
and tho last seen of him he was pulling
down-stieani with might and main.
The shortnge was discovered two hours
later. Tho entire amount has been
stolen in the last sixty days and covered
up by a system of false entries In tlio
money-order department. Postmaster
Grant has made the deficit good.
Till! OLD, OLD STOUV.
Ilnyers of Green Goods l'ronerly Liue
Philadelphia, May 1. George
Allen of Phlllipsburg, Kan,, and Elijah
Beebc of Superior, Nob., paid $200 to a
Newark, N. J., man, whom they met on
their way East, for what they supposed
v as -V-'.O'OO in counterfeit money. They
staitcd West again, but wcro observed
by the police at the depot here as they
wcie opening the satchel to count the
supposed money, and, on being ques
tioned, the story camo out, Thesatchcl
was found to contain tissue paper
wiappcd in a few good bills, Tho two
men weic allowed to continue their
THK HENNErr LAW.
Kxpedlcnoy Instead of l'rlnclplo tho
Motto ol Wisconsin Itepubllraus.
New Yoni;, May 1. The Jlcrakl's
Madison, Wis., special says that at a
Republican conrcicnco last nlaht, at
tended by thu members of the State
Committee and-nbout 150 leaders of tho
party from all parts of the Slate, the
Bennett law was discussed, and the
concensus of opinion was that the
patty could not affoid to mako this
particular law an issue, though tho
sentiment in favor of tho piinciplo of
compulsory education was almost
Li:ri:osv among a thousand.
Terrible Discovery Ilecarillntr n Steer
age 1'nsaenKcr ln Huston.
Bo&iom.Mabs , May 1. A supposed
case of leprosy among a shipload of
1,000 steerage passengers has been dis
covcied on tho Cttnarder Cephaloula,
which arrived on Monday. Tho subject
is a middle-aged Swedish woman
named Johnston. Her face, limbs and
entire body bear evidences of the dread
ful disease. Experts nro examining
the case by official authority, and tho
woman's family will bo kept under
11I.01VX TO ATOMS.
i:plosIon of a Nltro-Glycorlne
With 1'atal Kesult.
BitAiironu, Pa., May 1. A special to
the Eia from Butler, Pa., says Mis.
Anne D. Edwards, aged 78 years, was
blown to atoms by the explosion of a
nltro-glyccrinc can there last evening.
It seems that the woman found tho can
ln a brush pile and, not knowing the
danccrous compound it contained, took
it home and attempted to convert the
can intosomethine useful for the house
hold when tho explosion occurred with
the fatal icsult.
l'INANCIAL AND COMMEKCIAL.
Washington Stock Exchange.
Ealee Ileeular Call 12 o'clock in.
Columbia National Dank, 10 at 1S3. George
town and Tcunallylown ltallroail, a at
r0; 22 at 501. U. S. Electrlo Llglit, 10 at
ll.lj. American flraphophonc, oOat 123;
50 at IS; 50 at 18; 50 at 111: 100 at VA 50 at
13J. Great Falls Ice, 7 at 215. 1'uoiiinatlc
Gun Carrlfgc, 100 at 1J.
Miscellaneous Bonds U. 8. Electric
Lights let, C's, 100; U. 8. Electric Llcht
Eil.C's, 114; W. A (J. II. K. 10-10 li's,
K"J3-'23, 1051; W. A G. Convertible, C's,
ll0; Xlnsofilc Hall Ass'u, 6's, O 1S03, 109;
Wash. Market Co., 1st Mort., 0's, 110;
Wash. Market Co., Imp., 0's, 113; Inl'd A
Seaboard Co., 0's, C 1807, : Wash. Lt.
Infantry, 1st, 0's, 1904 103; Wash. Lt. In
fantry, 2d, Vi, 1004,101: Wash. Gas Light
Co., Ser. A, 0's, 121; Wash. Gas Light Co.,
Ser. B, 0's, 121 J; Hygienic Ice Compauy,lst
' Mort., Cs, 103.
National Bank Stocks Hank of Wash
ington, 470; Bank ot ltcpubllc, 250; Metro
politan, -k-o; uemrai, ,5U, eecpuu, jsj;
Farmers and Mechanics', lSb; Citizens',
lt; Columbia, ISi, Capital, 118; West
Itailioad Stocks Washington and
Georgetown, 275; Metropolitan, 170; Co
lumbia, 70; Capitol and North O Street,
7,'i; EckiBston and Soldier's Homu, SO;
Giorgetowu aud Tcnnallytonn, 50; Blight
Insurance Stocks Firemen's. 44; Frank
lin, 54; Metropolitan, Sli; National Union,
201; Arlington, li5; Corcorau, 04; Colum
bia, 18; German-American, ISO: Potomac,
bS; Itlggs, 0; l'eoplo's 5J.
Title Insurance Stocks Heal Estato
Title, 120; Columbia Title, 0i; Washington
Gas and Electric L!e;ht Stocks Washing
ton Gas, 44: GeorgitoitnUas, 4S; U. S.
Electric Light, 115,
Telephone Stocks Pennsylvania, 25;
Chesapeake and Potomac, CO; American
Miscellaneous Stocks. Washington Mar
ket Co., 18; Washington Brick Machine
Co., S25; Great Falls lee Co., 205; Bull
llun ranorama lo., -jut; aauonai aue De
posit, 230; Washington Safe Deposit, 130;
Washington Loan and Trust Co., 3; Na
tional Typographic, 25; Mergonthalor, J
Pueuinitlc iluu Carriage, 1; Wash. Loan
and Trust Co., 81; American Becurlty and
TrustCo.. 48; Lincoln Hall, SO; Hygienic
Ico CO.i 10.
IS HERE-REPORTED HE WILL
NOT BE A CANDIDATE
For Itenomlnatlon In 180 .'Political
nnd Lcsnl Huslnoss Combined-
Advice for tho House Democratic
E--Fiesldent Cleveland nirlvcd In
the city this morning and was admitted
to practice beforo tho Supreme Court
upon the motion of cx-Attorncy-Gsneral
Gailand, Ho will appear In a ctne be
foro that hotly to-moriow. The ex
President is looking as well as at aiy
time during his occupancy of the White
Mr. Cleveland's business in thl) city
Is not, however, altogether legal.
Politics claim a ccitain, if not tho llun'.s
shaio of his attention. Early this
morning ho sent a trusted messenger
to the Capitol to summon tho leading
Southern Dcmocrnts lo his ponderous
picscncc at the Aillngton this evening.
It is leported that ho will extend to
these party associates his views as to
what they should do ln tho matter of
tho tariff measure now pending In the
It Is further lcportcdthat he will In
fonn his Southern friends that they
need not boom him for '02 nt anybody
else's expense, as ho does not care to
bo again a candidate.
roi'H Li:0 AGOllESSIVH,
.Socialism and Slavery Attacked by His
New Yonrc, May 1. The llo-ald
this moinlng has n special copyright
cable telegram from its concspondent
ln Romo which says: Tlio Popo has re
deemed his promise to Inaugurate
world-wldo social rcfoim movements.
At the audience extraordinary given lo
tho Herald the week beforo last he said
ho would ot onco grapple with social
disorder nnd African slavery. Leo
XIII. has begun his tremendous task
by writing a powerful appeal to this
German Bishops, urging them to at onco
begin a crusade in defense of society
ana civilization againsi tno revolution
ary spirit of socialism
This important document Is addressed
to Archbishop Krcmcntz. of Cologne,
and is made public by the Vatican to
night in face of tho threatened universal
labor dcmonstiatlons of to-morrow. It
will be followed by a similar Pontlficial
reset Ipt to tho other nations. The Pope
declares that ho docs not ignore the
vast dangers and difficulties with which
the social question has surrounded it
self, and that he has deeply reflected on
the causes and the true remedies.
He asserts that tho Church's part In
the work of relieving the situation will
bo more important than that or civil
governments, because the divine forco
inherent In religion will turn men
willingly to be just and honest. "Above
nil things," he continues, "it is our
duty to seek with patience nnd assiduity
to induce people to correct their habits
and to habituate themselves to conform,
in public and private life, to the doc
trine and example of Christ. It would
be well if In tho questions which are
acltallng the various classes uio precepts
of justice and charity mo not violated,
and that any difference might bo settled
by the palcrnal and nutboiltathc Inter
vention of tho holy priests.
"The- should "endeavor to render
their lives more tolerable to the poor,
and the Church should not serve as a
fomenter of cupidity or extravagance."
At this point tho Popo praises the In
dustry and the piety of the Germans
who havo opened schools and work
houses for the education of poor chil
dren ot both sexes In pacific neighbor
hoods, and havo founded pious congre
gations which tend to hold the
working people to good customs. Tho
Pontiff calls upon the bishops of Ger
many to co-operate with the priests and
people ln tho extension of these insti
tutions, especially In industrial and art
"If things arc done comformablo to
our desires," says the Pope, "there will
bo good reason to congratulate the
Bishops of Germany for providing to
their utmost for public tranquility and
In conclusion tho Popo exhorts the
German Bishops to prepare tho priests
to fight slavery and ignorance in Africa.
THK KAISEIl MAYCOMi: OVElt,
Hulldlnc; n HlK Yucht that May Sail
BintuN, May 1. Rmpcror 'William
has directed tho building of a yacht
which will bo tho largest of Its class in
the world. Tho Bmpcrorhas developed
strong nautical tastes since ho ascended
tho throne, nnd io already entitled to
wear tho uniform of a British admiral.
It is said that ho will, when tho yacht
is ready, pay a visit to the Uuited States,
and alicady speculation is rife in certain
Berlin circles as to how the head of art
autocracy would bo received by the
great democratic commonwealth.
lllsinarcli Ig Needed.
London, May 1. Tho Berlin corre
spondent of the Staitilard says that the
Government will not present Us Army
bill in the Reichstag beforo tho cominij
winter. The correspondent adds that
only nn annual credit will be demanded,
tho Government having abandoned Its
intention to ask for a seven-year credit
for the maintenance of tho army.
I'rciiarluc lor lHO'.l,
Chicaoo, May 1. At n meeting oT
the "World's Pair dlicctors last evening
Lyman J. Gage was unanimously
elected president, and Thomas B. Bryan
and Potter Palmer respectively first
and second vice-presidents. The other
officers will bo chosen at a meeting to
be held noxt Trlday evening.
Buenos Avuub, May 1. Several per
sons havo been killed nnd many
wounded in a revolution which has
broken out In Paraguay. Mcagro de
tails only have been lerelvcd. as the
telograph'le communication is inter
rupted. Another Hank SiisiiuihIh.
Camden, K.J- ,May 1. Tho Glouces
ter f'ilv National Bank closed its
doors this morning. Tho suspension
is supposed to. bo duo to tho failure of
ihe Bank of Amorlca yestciday, in
Philadelphia, with which It had deal
lngs. Whereabouts or tho White Squadron,
Malta, May 1. Tho Amerlcaa
Squadron of Involution left this place
for Algleis today.
Local Weather Forecast.
For the District of Columbia. Delaware,
Maryland and Virginia, fair; wtileiln
trind; tlnjhily warmer io-dw (wler to
night, fair i'rufoyt