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The Washington Obit
22D YEAR NO. 6,791.
WASHINGTON, D. C, TUESDAY EVENING, MAY 0, 1890.
PBIOE TWO GENTS.
READ HID REFLECT.
THE efforts putforth
by houses like
OURS are fully AP
PRECIATED by the
citizens of Washing
ton. They evidently be
lieve in buying dry
goods of drygoods
stores, crockery at a
china store, grind
stones of hardware
dealers and CLOTH
ING of an establish
ment that makes a
SPECIAL business of
By this course bet
ter values are given
and better service
ing exclusively. Come
in and let us put you
on our list of custom
ers. We can refer you
to any of the well
dressed men you
meet; in fact, ask any
one where to buy re
liable clothing and the
answer will be:
BOBIHSOH, PARKER & CO.,
310 Seven til Street X. YV.
fE are prepared to
show you the FIN
EST assortment of
Cutaway, Sack and
Frock Suits, Spring
Trousers and Fancy
Vests that you ever
saw, all at prices that
are AB SO LUTE LY
the LOW EST for the
QUALITY, not exor
bitant now and cut in
half later on.
Robinsoni Parker& Coi
319 7TH ST N.
MEN TO KUN THE CA.MIM.IC1N.
.Republicans rormlnp; tlio National
The Republican Senators and Repre
sentatives wore in caucus last night to
telcct tbo members of tlio Republican
Congressional Campaign Committee.
Senator Hoar presided and Representa
tive McCoruas acted as secretary. Ow
ing to tbo long House caucus yesterday
afternoon thero was a small attendance
and it was not cxpedlont to complete
tbo list. Tho following members were
chosen and the other State delegations
will icport Ino names of their selections
to Secictary McComas to-morrow:
Coloiado, Townscnd; Dclawaro, Hig
gins; Rlinois. Rowellj Indiana, Chca
tile; Iowa, Gear; Kentucky, Wilson;
Louisiana, Coleman; Maryland, McCo
mas; Massachusetts, Walker; Michi
gan, Stockbridgo; Missouri, Wade;
New Hampshire, Blair; Now Jersey,
Buchanan; New York, Beldcn; Penn
sylvania,; Bingham; Tennessee Ilouk;
Virginia, Bowdcn: West Virginia, At
kinson; Wisconsin, Sawyer; Wyoming,
Cfitcy; Idaho, Dubois.
A YOUTHFUL CKAl'-SnOOTEK.
Ginernl George Washington's Testi
mony Would Not Save Him.
George Harris, a youthful crap
player, had to pay a lino of $5 this
morning, very much against his will.
Ifo gave George Washington as tho
namo of a witness who could prove his
innocence of so demoralizing a game as
"George Washington always told tho
truth," said Judge Miller, "but I don't
think that his testimony on this occasion
would convlnco mo but that you were
George does not tako after tho Father
of his Country a llttlo bit.
Tnr: ivoicm n,s tuhned.
lie lias noon Trodden On Till I'atlenco
Ceased to lie a Virtue.
The young man who does tho dra
matic for tbo Minneapolis Tribune Is
now upon tbo track of tho Tribune
proof-reader with a mallet, a broadaxo
and assorted missiles of various kinds.
There Is liable to be "most foul aud
and bloody murder" whon thoy meet.
Tho dramatic man has certain chctlshcd
notions In regard to tho Shakespearean
drama, which ho embodied in a prog
naut criticism upon Miss Wainwrlght's
"Twelfth JNIght" at tho Hauls. It ap
pears, however, that tho proof-reader
also has unlquo and peculiar notions of
his own touching upon tho diama. Tho
dramatic man affirmed that Miss Wain
wrlght's lcndltlon of Viola showed bor
to be an artist of tho highest rank. The
pioof-readcr, however, decided other
wise, and put her down In cold nonpa
reil typo as an artist of tho llghtost
Tho proof reader Is likewise of tho
opinion that Miss Walnwrlght is excel
lent at character fainting, whllo tbo
diamatlc man admired her skill in
dramatic painting. Inasmuch as tho
iljamatiomau wiltcs a hug, clear and
legible hand, ho regards those intru
sions of tho proof-reador upon his own
peculiar Held as insulting to tho last
tlegicc. Ha has long borno continued,
lepcated aud studious insults of this
nature with placidity and indifforonco,
but theso continued offenses on tho part
of tlio walleyed individual who muti
lates his copy and slaughters tho clas
sical beauty of hla diction havo con
tinued long enough,
THE NATION'S TRIBUTE
TO ONE OF THE NOBLEST OF
Ceremonies In tho Senate Chamber
Over tlio llomaln at Sotifttor Hook,
Tho Caskot Hurled ltonenth Floral
Oll'orluco Tlio Funeral l'rocosslon.
Tlio doy broko slowly, almost sul
lenly, Tbo heavens were overcast with
gray, sombro clouds, through which
the sun's rays failed to penetrate.
From tho overhanging clouds the rain
fell steadily upon tho droncbol earth.
It seemed as though nature, In sympa
thy with man, was weeping over the
loss of one of her noblemon,
Over tho Capitol, tho groat whlto
marble palaco ot tho nation, at half
mast hung tho flag of tho dead states
man's adopted country, tha country ho
had served so long nnd well, aud whoso
honor he had upheld nnd whoso wol
faro ho had maintained so faithfully
upon tho floors of tho legislative cham
bers beneath. ,
Tho day woro slowly on, and at 9:30
tho .committee of arrangements of tho
two houses nnd tho pall-bearors met at
tho'restdenco of Mr. Breckinridge, on
Capitol Hill,- Soon-after thoy emerged,
and following them catrio all that wa9
mortal of James Burnio Bock,
tenderly borne to tho hcarso by tho
hands of eight officers of tho Capitol
Pollco 'Force. Tho members of tho
committee and tho nall-boarois ranned
themselves in two rows facing each and'
as tno eight bearers with their precious
burden passed between them, thoy un-,
covered and thus stood with bare hoa'ds
in the steadily falling rnln. Among the
following Senators and Congressmen
who thus renderod homage to tho dead
were men his equal, or yet moro ad
vanced in age Senator Morrill of Ver
mont tho vcnerablo father of tlio
Scnato. 80 years old; General N. P.
Banks, who was Speaker of tho Housa
more than a generation ago, 74 years
old, and Senator John Sherman, a
power In national affairs for a llko
period, 07 years old.
Tho casket, in which was enshrouded
tho earthly form of tho great Scotch
Kentucklan, was literally burled bo
neath floial offerings, composed of tho
larest exotics and tbo sweetest of our
native flowers, arranged in tbo most
beautiful and unique designs. Tho
President and Mrs. Harrison sent a
wieath of calla lilies, white rose3
and immortelles. Mr. and Mrs. Breck
inridge, Miss Laura Lee Cox, Mr. Logan
Tucker, Mrs. Zebulon B. Vance, Mrs.
Louise nillard Patterson, and Superin
tendent Smith of tho Botanical Garden,
also contributed floral pieces.
Besides thoso officially present and
tho members of the family and personal
friends, there were, notwithstanding
tho early hour and despite tho rain, a
larte number of persons standing upon
the" opposite side of tho street, who
were doing silent and unobtrusive
honincc to tho memory of one whom In
life thoy had loved and respected.
When tho slow-moving college
i cached tho eastern cntranco to the
Scnato wing of the Capitol, tho same
ceremony of lespect was enacted a9
tho casket was borno up tho long
flight of stono steps Into tho
gieat building and thence to tho marble
room, draped in funereal black. Theio
the dead lay In state, the casket opened.
Moio than a thousand persons of both
sexes availed themselves of tho melan
choly privilege and gazed for tho last
time upon tho familiar features.
In the lappel of tho Senator's coat
was a boutonnlcro mado of Scotch
heather, hawthorno and daisies, placed
theie by his old friend, Superintendent
"Tbo daisy," said Mr. Smith, "was
Senator Beck's favorito flower. Ho was
very fond of It, and frequently quoted
N ec, bweeteet, crimson-tipped flower."
Those of tho galleries overlooking tho
Senate Chamber which were open to
the public wero filled long boforo tho
hour of noon. The diplomatic gallery,
upholstered in blue, was reseived for
the families of tbo Diplomatic Corps.
Other galleries were reserved for tho
families of Senators, Representatives,
Justices of the Supremo Couit and
members of tho Cabinet. Tho usual
seals wero leservcd for the families of
tho President and Vice-President. The
press calieiy was filled with tho ropio
sentatlves of tho leading papers of the
At 12 o'clock Senator Ingalls, tho
Picsident j-0 tempore, called the Senato
to order and tho Chaplain, Dr. Butler,
delivered n brief prayer.
On motion of Mr. Blackburn tho
Citric read the order of ceremonies for
Then on motion or Mr. Mori 111 tho
Scnato took a icccss until half-past IS
At 12.30 Mr. Ingalls again culled tho
Scnato to order and tho Senators took
scats to tho left of tho presiding ofllcor.
Tho clerk of tho House appealed and
delivered a messago announcing tho
action of tho House on the death of
Mr. Beck. Proceedings were sus
pended Informally until 12:45, when
the presiding officer announced tho
honorary pall-beaiers as follows: Sena
tors Morrill, Sherman, Allison, Hide,
McPherson, Vest, Pugh and Gib3on.
At 12:132 Assistant- Sergeant-at-Arras
Charles B. Rcade announced tbo Ilouie
of Representatives. Tho mombers
camoln two by two, headed by Spoakor
Reed and Clerk McPherson, Tho
members of tho Senate, with tho ex
ception of Mr. Rausom and Mr. Tur
pie, stood to receive them.
Tho membcis of tho House took seats
ot tho right of tho presiding officer.
They oroso with tho members of tho
Senato to rccelvo tho Chief Justice and
Assoclato Justices of tho Supremo
Court, who, clad In their black robes of
office, took seats at tho Piesldont's
right. Tho British Minister and mem
bcis of tho Chineso, Japaneso and Bra
zilian legations entered unannounced
aud took scats directly behind the
Supremo Court Justices.
At 1:05 tho President and his Cabinet
wero announced. Tho President and
Mr. Blalno camo in arm-in-arm, fol
lowed by Mr. Windom and Mr. Pioctor,
Mr. Wanamnker and Mr. Tracy ami
Mr. -Rusk. Mr. Noblo Is absent from
tho city and Mr. Miller Is confined to
his homo by sickness.
At 1:08 o'clock tho funeral procession
was announced by a slnglo tap of tho
presiding officer's gavel. The assem
blage aioso and remained standing as
they entered. Dr. Butler and Dr.
Bullock picccdcd tho cortege, tho hon
orary pall-bearers following thorn. Eight
Capitol policeiqon followed, boarlngtbo
casket, bohlnd which walked Major and
Mrs. Goodloo and friends of tho family.
Tho casket was placed In front of tho
presiding officci's desk. At tho sound
of tho gavel tho assemblage was seated
and Dr. Bullock read tho 00th Psalm,
which ho followed with a brlof praver.
Dr. Butler then read from tho fif
teenth chapter of First Corinthians.
The reading was followed by prayor.
At the conclusion of tho prayor
the funeral cortege again formed,
nnd nt 1:30 loft tho Senate
Chamber In tho order In which It
had entered, Tho President and his
Cabinet followed, immediately then the
Supremo Court Justices, the members
of tbo Diplomatic Corps, and tho mom
bers of tho Houso ot Representatives,
At 1:35 tho presiding ofllcor an
nounced tho Sonato adjourned until 12
Tlio Funeral Procession,
After tho services woro concluded tho
funeral proccslon formod and pro
ceded to tho depot In tho following or
Tbo Committee of Arrangements.
Tho Family nnd Relatives,
Tho House ot representatives.
The Officers of tho Scnato and llouso of
One pathetic incident of- tbo proces
sion was tlio march from tho Capitol to
the depot by tbo membcis of the Sen
ate nnd House who did not uso tho
carriages provided for them, but choso
Tho President did not enter tho
depot, and left tho procession when it
arrived at tho depot.
. Thero was a large crowd at tho sta
tlqn, awaiting tho procession, and
they clustered around tho Sixth
street cntranco. Almost upon
tho samo epot where , tho dls
.tlnguishcd Kentucklan breathed hislast
thrco days ago, . two hoavily-draped
pedestals wero placed. .Around thc30
gathered tho members of both houses,
and formed a lino Which extended to
Tho casket was carried in by six
Capitol policemen nnd placed upon tho
pedestals. Just behind tho sombro
draped casket followed Senator Beck's
daughter, Mrs. Goodloo, leaning heavily
on tho arm of her husband. Sho was
followed by tbo other relatives of tho
deceased and others, and in this order
tho proccssslon started to tho train, tho
honorary pall-bearers and tho members
going In last.
jit did not tako very long to place tho
casket in the car, which had been pre
pared for it. The special train con
sisted of three drawing-room cars and
a conbinatton car, in which the casket
was placed. Tho latter car was heavily
draped inside, and to-morrow, just bo
foro tho train reaches Lexington It will
lio draped throughout.
Promptly at 3 o'clock the special
train staitcd on its sad journoy for Lex
ington, whero It will arrlvo at 0 o'clock
to-morrow morning. The funeral will
take place Thursday at noon.
Tlio House Adjourns.
Immediately after tho reading of the
journal tho Houso took a recess until
12:45 and then, on motion of Mr. Me
Crcary of Kentucky, the Houso ad
journed and proceeded In a body,
headed by the Speaker and Sergeant-at-Aims,
to tho Senato Chamber to take
pait In the services over the remains of
REUNION OT ARGONAUTS.
Tho California rioneera Will Enjoy
Themselves nt Marshall Hall.
The fourth annual reunion of the
Society of California Plonecr3 will be
held at Maishall Hall on May 14, and
those who havo attended the previous
reunions know that this means a flrst
class time. It affords an excellent op
portunity for tbo old forty-niners, the
men who blazed tho way to the develop
ment of tho resources bf the West, to
tell their j oungcr brethren and others
of tho glorious climate of California
and to live over again In reminiscence
tho stoiy of their hardships and trials.
Colonel Joe MoKibben, tho proprie
tor of Marshall Hall, Is one of the old
est of the California pioneers In this
cilj', and he proposes to entertain his
guests in tho truly hospitable stylo for
which tho Golden Stato is famed. Thero
will bo planked shad dlnneis, clam
chowder and appropriate accompani
ments, with California wines, punch,
beer, cigais, etc., served.
Tho steamer Corcoian will leave Sev
enth stieet wharf at 10 a. m. and 4
o'clock p. m., returning to the city at 0
o'clock. The tickets have been placed
at tho low price of $2.50 nnd can bo had
at tho office of The Critic nnd on
boaid tho steamer the day of the re
union. TUG COUNT ltd USED.
OITered a Million Dollars to Coaso Ills
It is rumored in diplomatic circles,
says a Washington dispatch in to
day's Philadelphia Times, that
Count MltsUcwIcz was approached
on his arilval in Washington by an
agent of some English bankers who
ollcrtd him a million dollats If ho
would cease his Chineso negotiations.
'I he sum was lefused. This was over a
j ear ago. A similar amount was of
feicd to his wife, who, of coui so, re
fused to speak for her husband. It is
also said that tho attacks of somo papers
on the Count and his history were duo
to the displeasuro of tho English at tho
icfusal of their offer they selecting
tl Is way to lessen tbo public confidence.
The Count, who Is a Russian by birth,
but now a naturalized American citizen,
is a man of fine appcaiancoand pleasing
A Fine Trnnsfor System,
Tho Commissioners held a board
meeting this afternoon to hear remarks
from n delegation of street railway gen
tlemen lu icferenco to the pending
Houso bill, 7138, to establish a univer
sal free street rallioad transfer system
In tho cities of Washington and George
town. Tho Hank Is Sound,
Moruistown, Pa., May 0. Tho
picsident of tho Montgomery Bank re
iterates that tho bank Is amply fortified
with lcady cash to meet an demands,
Umbrella Thler Fined,
Gcoigo White, coloied, was fined $10
In tho Pollco Couit to day for stealing
an umbrella from Rosenthal's store
The Name No I'rotection,
Fiom the llosion lltratd.
One of tbo houses blown down by tho
tornado out In Ohio tho other day was
that belouclug to Reasonable Wall.
Names don't seem to signify wheu tho
winds let thomselvos looso.
One Untaxed Article
Ft cm tht St. Louis Vost-lHsjiatch,
Tho McKiuloy Tariff bill taxe3
nearly everything which comos to this
country except cheap foreign labor.
Low wages will, thereforo, continue to
be paid for tho manufacture of high
Tho Duty on Corks, m
Ftom the St, ravl Iioneer rress,
Tho prppoBcd duty of fifteen conts
per pound on corks will not materially
affect tho jug trade In prohibition Iowa.
Tho jug is seldom corked In that State.
CONVERSING BY CABLE.
WHAT THE GOSSIPS OF LONDON
ARE TALKING ABOUT.
Tlio Tronoh llojnllsts' Flurry Dis
nutted Tho Germans Are Ilnnt
Upon Tnkluc Hread From Fronch
Mouths Other I'orolcn News.
London, May 0. Thoso of tho
French Monaichlsts who aro not loudly
proclaiming that tho Imbecllo manage
ment of soveial promlncut members of
tho faction ruined what llttlo chance of
success tho enthusiastic Royalists hoped
for aro confldent that the lato demon
stration did lasting good to tho causo.
Tlio danger was, in their estimation,
that suptnoncss should bo thought by
the people to havo becomo tho settled
policy of tho Monarchists, and that they
wero Incapable of action unless aroused
Into energy by some direct uphoaval of
But now numbers of them aro In
prison and can in a manner poso as
martyrs. Tlio slightly bruised aro pi
radlng tho boulevards like returned
wairiors, and thoso who arc nursing
their broken heads in retirement are
awaiting tho opportunity of exhibiting
their honorablo scars In public. When
tho King enjoys his own of course theso
fiery spirits will bo tho flrst rowarded
with titles nnd honors if they aro allvo.
It is rumor that tho Government in
tends making a diversion of Its own in
tho hopo of giving tho Parisians some
thing new to talk about and causo tho
llttlo Royalist flurry to be, if not for
gotten, at least overshadowed for the
while. It must be somcthlng.patrlotlc,
of course, and it appears to bo settled
that an often repeated, but always suc
cessful, appeal to French prejudice and
fear will bo made. That tho insidious
Germans, whllo cunningly abstaining
from beginning an open and doubtful
warfaro aro bent on taking the bread
out of as many Frenchmen's mouths as
possible is the firm Gallic belief.
There arc In Paris and Its suburbs
alono nearly 30,000 acknowledged Ger
mans. Now, add to theso, say tho
Alarmists, pretended Alsatians, Bel
gians and Swiss, who aic really tho
subjects and splc3 of Emperor William,
and you have in tho Department of tho
Seino alone 50,000 enemies of France
each of whom takes tho place of n son
of tho soil and lessens the wages of all
Frenchmen. There is sometblne, it
would appear, In tho latter phase of the
question, for while during the last year
only a little over five hundred undenia
ble Geimans were expelled from Franco
over thirteen hundred so called Belgians
weic escorted to the frontier.
MY A SECRET II ALLOT.
The Italian Semite to ISo Ashed to
I'roililo for Church Expenio.
Rome, May 0. Prlmo Minister
Crispl this morning presided over a
meeting of tbo Cabinet convene 1 to
consider the action of tho Senate yes
terday in adopting nn amendment to tho
estimates, throwing out that clauso of
Iho Charities bill which provides for
Tho Cabinet Anally determined to re
quest tbo Senato to pass the bill by
secret ballot. When this was done tho
Chamber of Deputies would bo asked
to reject tho Senato amendment.
Tho members of tho Cabinet believe
that, should the Chamber repass tho
original bill ns unamended, the Senate
would recede from Its position.
Chancellor Caprlvl's Vlows,
Berlin, May 0. Chancellor Caprtvl,
presiding over tho Bundcsrath yester
day, took part in ihe discussion of
colonial questions and dellveied a long
speech thereon. Ho was neither an
optimist nor pessimist in lcgard to the
colonial policy, he said, but ho could
announce that its direction would re
Now I'anamn Cannl Scheme,
Paws, May 0. Tho report of tho
Panama Canal Commission, after ex
piesslng regret at the unfavorable pros
pect In regard to funds for completing
tbo work, declares that tho best solution
of the difficulty would be to obtain fiom
Iho maiitimo States a guaranty of in
terest upon the capital employed.
For I'nrlliimentary Honors,
Dublin, May 0. John Roche Wood
ford will contest tho rcptesentntlon for
Galwoy in the House of Commons. Mr,
Woodtord distinguished himself by his
vigorous championship of tho tenants
In their struggle with Lord Clanrlcardc.
London, May 0. Tho official state
ment shows tho rovenucs of tho United
Kingdom for the year ended March 81,
1600 to have been 89,301,310, while
tho expenditures for tho samo period
Stanley Honored In Edinburgh
LDiNiiuiioii.May C At a meeting of
tho Town Council it has been decided
lo confer tbo freedom of tho city upon
Henry M. Stanley.
Comments on Hlsmarck's Diplomacy.
Berlin, May C Tho Hamburger
Naclmehten, discussing tho statement
that ex-Chancellor Bismarck had not
been as successful In establishing his
Influence nt London as at Vienna, says
that Princo Bismarck's only aim had
been to securo for the tripartite alli
ance, and more especially for Italy as a
member of that allianco, the prestlgo
which would attach to tho moral sup
port of British naval strength. Con
tinuing Its comments, tho Nachrichtcn
adds: "Whoever Imputes moio ambi
tious alms imputes to Germany a policy
of clumsy unsklllfulncsSj"
I'rohably l'atally Injured.
A colored man named Johnson was
pretty badly hurt this afternoon by be
ing caught in tho machinery of
Wheatley Bros., planing mill at
Georgetown. Somo of tho bones of
one of his arms wcio broken and ho
was otherwise biulsed and maimed.
He was removed to tho hospital In tho
nmbulanco, ut two o'clock ami fears
aro entertained that tho Injmles may
Uono Up In Smulto,
Chicago, May C An ugly blazo In
tho enameling department of Crlbbcu
& Sexton's stovo works, Ontario, near
Kingsbury street, destroyed $8,000
woith of proporty at 2 o'clock this
morning. Tho firo Is supposed to havo
resulted from spontaneous combustion,
It Took Twenty-Six Hounds.
New Orleans, La., May 0. Tommy
Morgan of Chicago was knocked out in
a twenty-six-round flsht here last nlcht
by Tommy Miller of Indianapolis. Tho
purso was $000, a third going to tho
Secretary Traoy'd Houso Hold,
It Is announced that Secretary Tracy's
house was sold to day for $30,000,
LretTjor Davis Ones for tlio Commis
sioners nnd l'ollco.
Thero was a spicy nrgumont to-day
bcfoiotho Dlsttlct Supreme Court in
the mandamus caso of Messrs. Roop
& Noppo of tho Globe Thcatro to com
pel tho Commissioners to grant them a
liquor license. Lawyer Davis
of counsel for tho theatre
Indulged in much satire and sarcasm in
refirring to tho Commissioners, whom
ho termed a trio of autocrats. IIo also
referred In searching terms to Pollco
Lieutenant Amiss, nnd said that ho
had leportcd that tho Globe Theatre
bar was a resort of thieves and other
law breakers. If this wero true, sil 1
Mr. Davis, then Amiss has failed to do
his duty In not breaking up tho placo
If it is not truo tho Moutenant
has mado a falso report. The "rehear
ings" granted by tho Commissioners
wero characterized as vorltable farco3.
Tho case was taken under advisement.
A YOUNG MAN'S 1'ALL.
Lawrence Graham Hold for Stealing n
The police were all day yesterday en
gaged in the investigation of the loss of
a watch belonging to Colonel Isaac
Gregg, u guest of the Hotel Normandio,
awl, in the afternoon, thoy placed
urjdcr arrest Lawrenco Graham, tho 10-year-old
son of Commandor Graham,
who Is charged with tho theft. Graham
was employed as a bell-boy at tho
Normandio, and he admits that ho took
tlio watch from tho pocket of Colonel
Gregg's vest, which was hanging in his
room. Ho told Detective Block that ho
look tho wotch to Laskoy's pawn shop
and tried to borrow $20 on It, but
Laskey refused to lot him havo the
money. Another man who was In tho
place, however, volunteered to buy tho
wntcli, but Laskey says ho Insisted on
them eolng outside to make tho bar
gain. Graham went outside and tho
man gave him $20 and took tho watch,
which is valued at $100.
When tho boy was arrested at tho
Normandio ho took $19 of tho amount
from his hat band and gave It to Mr.
Block. Laskoy was arrested charged
with receiving stolen goods, but subse
quently released on his peisonal bonds.
Young Graham has fallen Into bad
habits of late. In January last De
tective Wheeler arrested him for steal
ing $30 in money and a promissory nolo
of' $250 from Mrs. Jcnnlo Beech, a resi
dent of Sixteenth street.
After hearing testimony to day Judge
Miller sent tho case to the grand jury
In $500 bonds.
A MUTINOUS SAILOR.
IIo Is Committed to Jnll by Juilce
Complaint was made yesterday at
rolico Headquarters that Karl M. Wil
son of the schooner Lydla M. Deerlng
hod been guilty of Instigating a mu
tiny. A warrant was sworn out by
Ihe captain of tho schooner, William
II. Hamilton. Wilson was an osted this
morning and produced In couit, Tho
nirest was made under a special act of
Conercss. Caplaiu Hamilton stated
that Wilson shipped from Bangor, Mo.,
on April 17 for a trip to Washington
and return with a cargo of Ice.
On tho trip Wilson was ordeied to tar
somo of tho rigging, but positively de
clined to do so, and upon reaching
Washington deserted tho ship. The
triato testified to having made a minute
of tho mutinous action of the sailor in
the log-book, and notitled him of tho
Wilson, the captain said, had a
"jammed" hand when he camo on deck
nt Bangor. The dotendanl gave as an
excuse for not complying with tho cap
tain's Older that hodid not want to
work In tar with his sote hand. Wilson
stated further that tho captain called
him vile names nnd thieatened to split
bis head with a capstan bar. He said
be had thieo witnesses who would verify
it, nnd, furthermore, he had stated his
caso to the United States Commissioner
Thero are flvo othor seamen on tho
ship, Captain Hamilton says, who act
very surly and accept his oidcis indif
ferently on account of the actions of
Judge Miller committed tho prisoner
to jaii"for five days, and Cnptaln Ham
ilton paid tho wages duo him and gavo
him his dischatge.
Shndovrlnc nn Italian,
WiLKESiiAHRE, Pa., May 0. A de
tective' from Italy Is searching the coal
regions for a man named Leirecl. Lcr
reel was tho confidential friend of Bevc
vino aud Villella, tho men who, with
"Red Noso Mike," muideied Paymas
ter McClure and lobbed him of $12,000
on October 19, 1888. Bevevlno and
Villella escaped to Italy with nearly all
iho money. Fearing arrest thoy en
trusted it to Lerrcci, who immediately
decamped with it.
Ahead of 11 In Schedule.
La-uah, Col., Mav 0. J. S. Harrl-
man, who Is trjing to walk from
Wnbash, Intl., to San Francisco within
sixty-flvo days, on a wager for $10,000,
nrrlved here at 7 o'clock last ovcnlng.
lie Is now 1,498 miles fiom tho starting
point and 320 miles ahead of schedule
time. Ho Is looklug well nnd shows no
appearance of fatigue, although he has
lost twelve pounds In flesh since ho
Boston, May C Captain Abdon K.
Govo, ono of Boston's oldest pilots, died
yesterday. In 1880 Captain Govo was
engaged by General Butler on his yacht
America in her cruise to Iceland and
Greenland. Later ho was appointed
nnvlentor of tho U. S. sehoolshlp Sura
toga In her Noith Atlantic cinlso. For
tho past two vcars ho has acted as a
pilot between liostou and Bar Harbor.
Ausiin, Texas, Moy 0. Papers in a
suit to bo brought against tho officersof
tho Stato Farmcis' Alliance aro about
picpared and will bo tiled noxt Fitday.
It Is understood thoy w 111 chargo that
$1,200,000 has been misappropriated,
but by whom or in what manner has
not been"mado public.
A Clty'H Invitation to tho l'roildent.
Portland, Mb., May 0. Tho city
government last night voted to Invite
Picsident Harrison and his Cabinet,
General Shciman and daughter, and
Governor Burleigh and staff, to bo tho
guests of tho city during tho visit of the
Society of tho Army of the Potomac,
July 3 and 4 next.
Tho Commissioners havo appointed
George Johnson an additional private on
the pollco force, without pay from tho
Dlstrlct.lo patrol from Four-and-a-half
to Seventh streets and from G to L
Tho resignation of ofllcor N. B.Walkcr
has been accepted.
A SWEEPING Y10T01tY.
THE WOrtKINGMEN IN CHICAGO
GAIN ALL THEIR DEMANDS.
lCmporor William's Hlcnlllcant Address
to the Itolohslaji -Tho Now Oerman
Labor It 1 1 1 linkers Oomand More
I'ay The Local Situation,
Chicago, May 0. Tho carpontcrs'
strike was officially dcclnrtd settled to
day and work will bo generally resumed
i n Thursday morning. Tho bosses con
ceded almost every important demand
of ll c men. Tho terms of sottlcmout
provldo that eight hours shall constl
tuto n day's work, fix the minimum rate
of wages at thlrly-ilvo cents nn hour up
to August 1, and thereafter at 37 cents
nn hour nnd provldo for a perma
nent arbitration committee, Tho
Bosses' Association will employ only
union men, Including foicmen.
All the marblo cutters in tho city
havo achieved tho eight-hour day with
tho exception of tho employes of two
Arms, and tho indications aro that those
two will submit beroro long.
The 1,700 employes of the Malleable
Iron Works aro still out, with small
prospects of effecting a settlement with
their employers, All other factories along
the black road, except one or two small
establishments, aro running and there
has been no disturbance thus far on that
The Striking Granite Cuttoro,
PnoviDENcn, R. I., Moy 0. There
aio no new developments relating to
tho granite cutters' strike In Westerly.
Tho men remain silent and determined,
nnd, among themselves, thero aro no
differences. A few of tho strikers havo
left for other cities, whero they expect
to And Immediate employment.
Tho l'ollco Congratulated,
Paius, Moy 0. Tho police of Paris
havo received tho congratulations of M.
Constans, Minister of the Interior, for
their effective services on tho occasion
of the May-Day celebration.
A IlakorB1 Strlko Throatonod,
Halii-ax, N. S., May 0. Tho jour
neymen bakers demand an Increa30 of
pay and a reduction of the hours of
labor to ten per day. At present they
receive $8 per week and work flftcen or
sixteen hours per day. Unless their de
mands aro complied with they will strlko
Cotton Workers Lacked Out.
Beklin, May 0. Seven hundred
workmen hnvc been locked out by a
Hanoverian cotton mill. The mill pro
prietors defend their action on the
ground that as a consequence of n par
iial stiike of their employes, materiil
bad become so scaico as to make tho
An Outrnce Attemnlcd.
Paris, May 0. A dispatch fiom
Roubalx states that tho strlkeis at
tempted to cut the pines by which
water is conveyed to the manufactories,
but that tho troops prevented tho out
rage. Anarchist Acltators Arrested.
Paris, May 0. Anarchist leaders
who for days past hnvo been engaged
in inciting tho workmen of Lille nnd
Roubaix "in the Department of the
North to violence havo been placed un
Tho Xew German Labor 11111.
Berlin, May 0. Tho mnin features
of tho new labor bill lo be introduced
by tho Government are tho piohlbltlon
of Sunday-holiday manifestations, Sun
day labor and employment of children
under thirteen years of ace. Women
will not bo allowed to perform night
work under tho provisions of tho bill,
nor will thoy bo allowed to work after
0.30 p. m. on Satuidays.
Tho Strlko Situation In Austria.
Vienna, May 0. Strikes continue
to occur thiougbout Austria. The
Ostrau mine owneis have conceled
tho demands for tho eight-hour shift,
the continuance of niece-work, and
somo points of smaller importance.
The meu are still woiking under mili
tary siuveillance, and have not decided
whether to accept tho concessions or
not. Tho majority of the stiiking
bakers at Pcsth are still out.
IMl'lSROi: WILLIAM'S ADMU1SS.
TIrces tho Itelchstnc; to Adopt
Berlin, May 0. Tho Emperor, in
opening the Reichstag to-day, cvpressc.l
the hopo that it would be found feasi
ble to satisfactorily solve all thoso Im
portant questions which pressed them
sthes upon the attention of Germany.
A hove all things else, the Lmpcror was
desirous that legislation should bo hiwl
tor the piotectlou in all their rights ami
privileges of German workmcu.
Tho momentous and significant strlko
movements which during tho pist year
had agitated all Europe, as well as the
empire, suggested a ilgld examination
into tho question as to whether, under
tho laws of existing Stato organizations,
ndequato account was taken of tho justi
fiable aspliallons and reasonable de
mands of tho working people,
Tho Emperor said that theso phases
of the great industrial question which
claimed the foremost attention of tho
Reichstag weio thoso of Sunday rest
and the hours and conditions of female
nnd child labor.
Tho lules concerning tho compilation
and distribution of school books for the
uso of tho children of woikingmcu also
required supplementary action In older
that parental authority might bo judi
ciously used lu curbing tho Increasing
spirit of Insubordination among youth
Tho Emperor said that the Govern
ment would lntroduco n bill having In
view the accomplishment of theso ob
jects. It would also submit a measuro
designed to better rcgulato tho organiza
tion of Industrial couits of aibltiatlou,
so that they knight be appealed to for
tho settlement of disputes betweeu
mastcis and men.
Tho Emperor, continuing, said. "I
trust In your willing co-operation in
older to bring about an agreement iu
the legislative bodies on tho proposed
reforms, and that wo may thus tako a
significant forward stop in tho peaceful
development of tho condltlou of laboi.
A just sollcltudo for tho workmen
constitutes tho most effectual method of
stieugtheniug those resources, whero
with I am it-solved to oppose with un
bending resistance nil attempts to dis
turb tho legal order of things."
THE LOCAL SITUATION,
No Fears of it Strike ElKht Hours
Tho local labor situation la practical
ly unchanged, although tho carpenters
aio Inclined to he enthusiastic over tho
glowing success their brethren of tho
saw and hammer are meeting with at
Chicago and elsewhere. In view of tho
ccncrnl conceislon of clght-houri by
bosses In other cllles, thoy believe that
their demands, If reasonable, will be
granted without the necessity of a
Ml Ike. Tho bricklayers nro lethargic,
and tho plasterers are watching the car
penters and may follow any move thoy
'Ihcro Is no nppirent danger of a
strike among tho building trades, nnd
theto is every renson to bcllovo that be
fine long an eight-hour day will prevail
HIS LIFK IN DANGISIt,
Threats Against n Law) or Who
fended a Negro Criminal.
Columiiia, S, 0., May 0. Governor
Richardson was notified last nlcht that
John T. Ginham, tho attorney for the
1 nehed negro Lcappart, had fled from
Lexington from n mob that threatened
his life, nnd that thero were about fifty
drunken men In tlio town, some o't
whom wero surrounding the house of
Graham, whero his wlfo nnd children
were. Tho lempcrof tho mob Indicated
that, If they attacked tho houso, thoy
would havo respect for neither bck nor
age, and tho Governor was requested to
send protection for those people.
The Governor Immediately tele
eraphed tho sheilff to guard Graham's
homo aud protect the Inmates with n
posse, and that the sheriff would bo
held lcsponslble for tho safely of Mrs
Graham and her children. It Is said
that Lawyer Graham left Lexington for
Columbia early In the afternoon, and ns
ho has not arrived hero somo apprehen
sion Is felt for his safctv.
AN ASYLUM IN FLAMES.
Oior Ono Thousand Insnnn Persons
Saioil, Hut Uncontrollable,
Montreal, Queiiec, May 0. The
insane asylum at Longuo Pointc, nlno
milc3 cast of here, Is in flames. Thcic
wero over 1,000 inmates confine! In tho
institution. They have all been gotten
out, but are uncontrollablo. The firo
biigade and police of this city have
gone to the scene.
Later. Thcio aro from 100 to
150 insane inmates in the flames
who will bo burned to death.
Tho tccno beggars description. Hun
dreds of lunatics nro grouped about
gibbering and In a frcnzle 1 condition.
OA1J1.H CAlt ACCIOIINT.
Terrible Death ol n'l'hllndolnhla Clear
maker Under tho Whools.
Philadelphia, May 0 George War
wick, a cigar-maker by trade, was killed
at Seventh and Soulh streets ycstciday
by being run ovei by a cable car.
Shortly after 3 o'clock deceased at
tempted lo booid tho motor on the
north side of Soulh stieet, but the jolt
Inc of the car caused him to miss his
foothold and fell, his head and neck
lesting Immediately on the track.
The bluo car attached to the motor
passed directly over hit head, causing
the brain to 007c fiom tho skull. An
ambulance from tbo Philadelphia
Hospital was passing tho corner at the.
time of tho accident, and he was placed
therein, but expiied before tho wagon
The gilpman nnd conductors were
arrested by Officer Roach, of the
Second district. The Coioner was
notified. 'Tho deceased resided near
Seventh nnd Morris sjrects.
jdii:d with his hoots on.
A White Man Gets tho Drop on a
Cheyenne, Wvo., May 0. On the
the Tiemont cattle rango on Sunday a
half-bieed named Talt accused II. M.
Pierce, a white man, of stealing a sad
dle fiom him. Tait succeeded in "get
ting tho drop" on Plerco and forced
him to lido to the Talt ranch whero he
would In all probability have been mur
dered. As they wero dismounting Pierce
caught tho half-breed off his guard and
quickly sent a bullet through his body.
Tait scrambled to bis feet and shot at
Pierce, but missed him. Tait then ran
to a clump of bushes and was dead
when picked up. Tho shooting oc
curred on the reservation, but PfSrco
leached the county scat In safety aud
surrendeicd to tho authorities.
WHO WILLSUCCinsi) HANDALL.
Robert Adams. Jr., Minister to Hrazll
May IIo tho Republican NomlnoH.
New York, May 0. A special to tho
Herald from Philadelphia says: Rob
ert Adams, jr., United States Minister
to Bra11, who returned home upon a
leave of nbsciicc a short time ago, is
likely to run for Conercss on the Re
publican ticket In tho" Into Samuel J.
llandiill's district. A mojotity of the
.md committees have Indorsed him for
The Democratic nomination lies be
tween State Senator MoAIcct and Rep
resentative Geuthcr. Tho feeling bo
twten their friends Is so bitter that tho
Republicans aie hoping both will run,
in which event Adams would probably
AN AGKH .. AUNTIE."
A Colored Woman Die at tho Ace of
Torr.KA, Kas , May 0. A c doicd
woman who is believed to hao been
born in 1777 or 1778 died yesterday at
tho home of liei youugest daughter.
Capt. TheodoroT. Orner, Assistant Sec
retary of Stato, knew her and had fre
quently talked with her. She remem
bered things that occuned long pre
vious to tho year 1800 and was n grown
woman when Georgo Washington died.
.. . . .
It Stopped tho Trains.
Vio idknce, R. I . May (1. At 0 30
o'clock this morning a gravel train
switcher, on tho Wrentham branch of
tho new road running from North
Altleboro lo Wnlpole, slipped off the
tiack neai tho turntable, nt tho former
place, causing a stoppngo of traffic for
Birmingham, Ala , May u. in a
general row among the negroes nt
Champion Mines Snndny night six were
shot, John Aloaudcr is dead and
Bill Rlchaids and Jowo Thompson aro
fatally wounded. Pistols, clubs and
stones wcio used freely.
Bos-ion, Mass., May C Tho jury in
tho libel suit brought by Broker Jamc3
Burt of New Ymk against the Boston
Advertiser, wherclu tho plaintiff sought
to recover $25,000, this morning
brought In a verdict for $12,000 for tbo
Carlinvillb, III,, May 0. The
Democrats of Macoupin County yester.
day declared their Indorsement of John
M. Palmer for the United States Senate.
HIGH WIND AND WATER.
THE RAGING ELEMENTS CAUSE LOSS
OF LIFE AND PROPERTY.
Many IVrsons Killed by u Texas Cy
clnnr IIiiiikcs Tumbled Over nnd
Drinnllshcd Tlio Mississippi ICIslne
Llttlo Hopo of Improvement.
Graniiuhy, Tev., May 0. About 5
p, m. Sunday a destructive cyclono vis
ited Salt Creek, In tho eastern portloi
of Hood County. At tbo rcstdenco of
Mr. Leo Rhodes, twelve miles oast of
that placo, twenty persons were assem
bled when the cyclone stiuck tho build
ing. The killed were: Miss Delia Car
mlchnel, nged 17; Mary Carmlchacl,
aged 1 year; a child of Mis. Glbbs. Tho
Injured are: Mis. Rhodes, her 12 year-
old daughter, Noraj Mrs, Glbbs and her
10 year-old daughter, Tilllo. Tho above
arc seriously hint nnd may die. Other
children lu tho houso were bruised.
At Falls Creek, a llttlo fiiithcr south,
John Manley's houso was wrecked, and
ho was seriously Injured! Charlc3
Houston's house was demolished and a
Mrs. Rudhlug hurt; Mrs. Campbell's
houso was blown away, Mrs. Berkley's
rtsldenco was destroyed nnd her arm
broken In two ulaccs; Mr. McClunc's
houso was blown down and his wife
and child badly hurt; Mr. Robertson's
house was demolished and Mrs. Payne
hurt. Other houses wiccked wero tho30
of Alfred Massey, L. McPherson, J.
WoolenlilT, M. C. Mcrsley and Mr.
Brooke. Tho damage to outhouses,
fci ccs, crops nnd timber Is very great.
At the llttlo town of Acton, on tho
Hue of Parker and Hood Counties, four
pconlo wero killed and a number seri
ously injured. Many houses wcio de
molished in that vicinity.
At Robin Creek, In Hood County,
eight persons were killed, five of whom
belonged to the family of Dr. George
Griffin. A heavy hall storm fell
throughout this section, doing im
mense damage to crops. News from
Giaham, In Young County, says that a
heavy hail storm fell there yesterday.
The hall completely ruined crops and
vegetation, wheat, oats aud corn being
completely beaten Into the ground.
Tho fruit crop In that section will he
Till: IIIS1NG WATI3KS.
A tannine ICepnrts from Points Alone
tho Wlndlne Mississippi.
New Orleans, La,, May 0. Dis
patches from Br jsley Landing, Plaque
mine, St. Maiy, Morgan City and other
points icport the overflow water rising
(vciywhero between tbo Mississippi
River aud Bayou Toc'uc. Thero Is but
llttlo hope for Improvement in this sec
tion until tho flood now coming down
the river has run out.
Mnjm Richardson, chief engineer, Is
apprehensive of the consequences if
the predicted rise of two feet at Shrcve
port should occur. He states that if
the two feet additional rise comes the
water will pour down the levees. .
Tho ricayune's Houston special says:
The it'ports of hitrli water show no
change for the better. Tho Brazos at
a number of points abovo Is reported
still Tlslng and the overflow necessitates
replanllnc of crops. Tho break on the
Southern Pacific Railroad Is still unte
pulied and travel Is inter, upted by
transfers. Over a mile and n-half of
the Austin branch of tho Ccntr.il Ho nil
is submcrucd. No loss of life has yet
occurred and very little damage to
property is reported aside from the los3
of crops in tho ground.
THIS CL1 ELAND INTEUYIEW.
Reporter Crawford Will Tell Ills SId
of tho Controversy.
New Your, May 0. The forthcom
ing edition of Frank Leslie's "iYceUt
v, ill contain a statement by Frederick
C. Crawford, the World rcpoiter, whose
interview with ex-President Cleveland
was in part repudiated by that piper.
Mr. Crawford admits that the nart of
tho interview described by the 11 'oild as
intended by Mr. Cleveland for publica
tion was the only part written out by
Mr. Cleveland, but says Mr. Cleveland
authorized him to write up tho conver
sation as a whole. Mr. Crawfoul siys
that in addition to the strong epithets
applied by Mr. Cleveland to Mr. Dana
the ex-President indulged in many
oaths, and also used terms reflecting
upon Mr. Dana's maternal ancestor.
Iloth Lees Cut Oil.;
Trenton, N. J., May 0. Charles
S. Isthordlnc, a brakeman on the Phil
adelphia and Reading Railroad, agetl
about 22, met with an accident yester
day near Calhoun stieet, which will
probably prove fatal. As he stepped
trom tho roof of ono car to the other
another biakcman uncoupled tbo cars
and Isthordlnc: fell between the two
frcieht cms, one of which passed over
his legp, cutting ono completely oil and
badly mangling tho other.
Cleveland Has tho Ilhoumatlsm.
New York, May 0. A special fiom
Buffalo says: Mr. Cleveland was ex.
pected to como to Buffalo to attend tin
funeral of his uncle, tho Hon. Lewis T.
Allen, yesterday afternoon. IIo did not
arrive, however, but sent the following
telegram: "I havo tho rheumatism, ami
the doctor says I must not stait." The
funeral was one of the largest ever held
Arrested un Suspicion,
Atlanta, Ga., May 0. A man was
arrested hero yesterday on suspicion ot
biing Frederick Kimball, tho default
ing bank teller of Worcester, Mass. J.
Wood of Baltlmoro and citizens of
Providence think ho Is Kimball, but the
identification is not regarded as satisfac
tory. Tho Worcester authoiltles havo
Arrest ir a Defaulter.
Portland, Oub , May 0. O. M.
Thuno was ai tested hero yesterday on
the charge of embezzling $10,000 from
a mimber of manufacturers for whom
ho was agent at Milnor, Dak. An at
torney for n Chicago manufacturing
company with Thuno ns his prisoner
left last night for tho East.
A Hcavy-Welcht Dead.
Reading, Pa., May 0. Chailcs
Spohn of Wcrncrsvlllo, this couuty.
died yesterday. Ho was 03 years of
ace, and was tho heaviest man in Berks
County, weighing 340 pounds. Ho was
a jusllco of tho peace for thirty two
Local Weather Forecast.
1'or the Dittrkt of Columbia and 3lar
land, colder; uorthwejlerl! windt; rain, -toned
by fair to-mght;fair Wednesday.
Tulr aud warmor weather may bo antici
pated for Wednesday aud Thursday tu tha
district cast of tbo Mississippi Rlyer,