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PRICE TWO CENTS.
22D YEAR NO. 6,858.
WASHINGTON, D. O.. FRIDAY EVENING, JULY 25, 1800.
IR. BAYARD AND THE BEHRtNG
ENATOR MORGAN ON BLMNE FOR 1892.
'he Bojcolt Propositien Draounwd
as Griminal Folly.
II ADMIRABLE DEMOCRATIC PLATFORM
by an Indiana Congressional
ConvenlionTar-nwl b'tato Politics-
Qtny's Pittsburg Mission.
BAYAltD ON DEIiniNG SKA.
HE EX SKCrtKTAllY SA.YS hB IS flfcAD
THKriB WAS NO TnOUULM.
Wilmington, Dbl., July 96. Kx
Secretary of Stnto Thomas V. Dsyird
vos seen at his residence hero last night
mil nsked to review tho Behrlng Sea
orrcsponilenco. Not having received
t complclo copy of the correspondence,
10 said ho was unnblo to form nn Intel
Ipcnt opinion thereof. -as what has beon
mbllshcd is of n fragmentary chnractor.
tr. Uoyard said :
"I am pleased to hnvo tho matter re
'crt to tho condition In which I left It
in my retirement from tho Department
f Blnto. Sir. Dlalno Is entlroly right
vhen ho snys that Lord Salisbury fully
icccptcd and agreed to the conditions
uoposod by tho United Statos." Con
Inning, ho said: "I nm not disposed to
riticiso our Government In n con
rovcrsy with n foreign power, although
may havo opinions differing from those
)f tho present Administration. Tho
'act that I was severely criticised does
lot furnish mo with n rule of action In
mch matters. Had they let mo I would
tavo settled tho mattor In three days,
jut 'they' would not." Tho ex Score
ary ended by wishing his countryman
sellout of thescilous dlillculty which
he question Involves.
I1LAINH FOU PHRSIDEN'T.
UOrtCAN SVYK UK sttori.li ItRSlO.V AXU
IIAtl.Y IIIH F0IICK8.
Senator Morgan of Alaltama, who
lani's at the heads of Ilia Democrats on
the Senate Foreign delations Commit'
cc, cxprcsed a view frequently taken
when he said to tho Washington corre
spondent of the Philadelphia Iltconl
yesterday "lllalne will have to retire
from thu Cabinet just as ho has tirac-
illcnlly, It appears, retired from these
negotiations. Holms cono to tho ex-
trcino point. He has called Lord Salis
bury n liar 1 y Implication several timet.
I do net sec how they can negotiate any
i wore togethe-. Ulnlne's natural move it
to jcavc tuo i ..Mtiet nnit onter tuc tieui
lor tho Republican nomination la 1802
at tho head of all low-tariff and reci
procity Itcpublicans, all Republicans
Who oppose the Force bill and similar
legislation, and all Republicans who ad
The a vigorous foreign policy.' "
A rtATron or ntisrciruu wnicK
Bl'KAKS ron ITSELF.
The Democratic Congressional Con
vention of the Eighth Indiana d'a'riet,
which renominated Elijah V. Brook
shire, adopted the following admirable
platform of principles. It is under
stood to have been written by Con
gressman William D. Bynura:
"The Demoentcy of the Eighth Con
gressional District of Indiana in con
vention assembled, believing that upon
their triumph and success depend the
welfare, prosperity and happiness of
the people, retitiirra their allegiance to
the time honored principled of the
We believe in the capability of the
people for sell -government ; that to
them, and them alone, can be intrusted
the supervision and management of
the elections of their representatives
In Congress, and we denounce the
Federal Election bill now pend
ing in the Henate, by which the
Republican party seeks to appoint
partisan supervisors and marshals to
dominate over them in the control of
their, most sacred concerns, to arrest
them without warrant, to imprison them
; wiiuout inuiciment, to construe t&etr
awe, in count tueir votes, 10 taoutate
their returns and to issue certificates of
eke Hon to their representatives, as
subversive of free government, destruc
tive ot their rights and liberties, and
juUtuUJ only to perpetuate in power,
iu ili. nance of the will of the people,
the present tyrannies!, corrupt and
despotic rule of the representatives of
bounties to capital, subsidies to corpora
tions and protection to monopolies, by
a system of taxation whir has robbed
the laborer of his earnings, the farmer
of hU productions and Urn people of
i tiietc weaun.
"We amrm our belief that the power
of taxation conferred by the people oX
the State upon the redecal Govern
ment was to enable It to ley and
collat taxes to pay the debts
and provide for the common de
fense and general welfare, awl not
for the purpose of empowering it to tax
one inJustiy or class for the besestssd
support of another, ami we denounce
the bill now pending in the senate,
kiu.wu as the McKloly bill, which pro
poitB to tux the corn ana wheat-growers
of the- West to pay bounties to the
jaejiai produceis of other sections;
v hie n seeks to prohibit the agricultural
classes froju disposing of their surplus
oiuJliU to people of other rw.slrtes
upon 1j.It terms of trad and exchange.
A bill iu a bleb Secretary Blaise says.
'lUue is not a section, or a line una
isill ojieu anuuket for another bushel
of Lot or another barrel of pork,'
L-h Icstcs exorbitant rates upon
suohu eluthlBg and other sscssssnes.
while i.x.wpiiu works of jrt and
!i..ui I row the burdens of taxation;
-u lie L seeks to prohibit the Import
ii u of wurials width constitute the
t.i3 of lart. Ad growing iuaustxWt U
tLi- nutty and which nie sot pro
duct. 1 1 u.' but purchased broad
li lb , Ue produciiofia of our tvwf
ai,d u.l. Loide., and which U avowedly
luuuJ.J to prevent trade and cost
ue(ee for the eorhihrnens of moinipo
lks auJ tie further ooncestesMos of
the eUb of the country to the hamis
at a few to the Jgipovemhmwt of the
iuuy. m oppioaslve, unjust and ocon
We Uu.e xa tLe free aiil ua
limited coinage of gold ami silver, and
we denounce the present Rermbltcatt
Administration for having failed to re
deem its promise to restore Mirer to Its
use as money, but Instead, providing for
the suspension of the coinage after the
1st day of July, 1891.
"We believe in the right of each ami
every cltisen to enjoy the rewards of
his toil and Industry, subject only to
the demands of the Government for a
just and economical administration of
public affairs; that the power of taxa
tion was conferred to enable the Gov
ernment lo protrctthe people In the en
joyment of the fruits of their labor, and
not to empower it to plunder them; and
we denounce tho policy of the Republi
can party, which seeks to enact pro
hibitory duties for the destruction of
trade with other countries, and, ot tho
same time, appropriates millions of
dollars of their earnings as subsidies to
steamship lines, under the pretense of
restoring tho same; which closes our
rivers ami harbors to the trade and com
merce of foreign nations, and, at the
same time, expends millions of dollars
annually to improve them for the re
ception of the same.
"Wo believe that tho public domain
should be reserved for homesteads for
actual settlers, and that the lands
cranted as subsidies to railroad corpora
tions, which were not earned la strict
conformity with the terms of tho grant,
should bo declared forfeited, nnd wo de
nounce the ropoated acts of tho Repub
lican Senate In refusing to pass tho bills
of n Democratic House declaring for
feited moro than 51,000.000 acres of un
earned lands; and wo also emphatically
denounce, tho action of tho present Re
publican Congress in declaring forfeited
those lands cotcrmlntts with the uncom
pleted portion of such railroads,
amounting to about 5,000,000 acres, and
doing this solely on tho demand of tho
land grant railroad companies for tho
purpose of confirming their titles to the
great body of their grants, and also
doing this with a full knowledge of tho
fact that the oillclalsof tho Government
intend, Immediately upon tho taking
effect of said act, to Issue patonts to said
corporations for tho remaining -10.000,
000 acres, which will forever confirm
their ttllo thereto.
"Wo arraign the present Republican
Administration, not only for Us gross
and wilful violation of its pretentions
in favor of civil service reform by tho
icmnval of competent nnd faithful
rfllccrs before the expiration of their
terms, but for the oppolntment to olllco
of notoilot!6ly Incompetent, disreputable
nnd coirttpt men, and for its reward of
unscrupulous partisans because of their
corrupt connection with the elections
of letS, in contributing large sums of
money to poison the ballot nnd debauch
We denounce it for its false prom
ises to the soldiers ot the lute war, their
widows and their orphans.
"Wo denounce it for the payment of
stale and fraudulent claims, for large
amounts, while denying to just claim
ants for small turns a hearing.
"Wo denounce it for prostituting tho
Census lltireau to secure partisan In
formation, to the neglect of a correct
and complete census in all sections of
the country, and invite the honest peo
ple of all classes, Industries and parties
to join us in our effort to reform and
correct these great abuses and
THE TAR HEEL STATE.
IlEt'OUTH FBOM CONO HESS IOKAI. DIS
TKICTS WITH NAMES Of XOMtXEKS.
The Congressional fight In North
Carolina this year will be a Lo. one,
and already there are a number of as
pirants in the Held ambitious to serve
their party and country.
In the First district Hon. Thomas G.
Skinner, the present member, has just
wtltten a letter to his constituents de
clining to bo a candidate before the
Democratic Convention. 3Ir. Skinner,
who Is very popular iu his dlstrlet, takes
this step in the interest of harmony.
There are two Alliance candidates, Mr.
Branch and General Roberts, besides
Mr. Lucas of Hyde County. There
may be other candidates.
1 he Second, a black district, is now
represented by II. P. Cheatham, the
only colored member of Congress, who
will probably be renominated. This
district is largely Republican, but Hon.
F. M. Simmons, Democrat, who was a
member of the Fiftieth Congress, will
probably be nominated and may be
la the Third district B. F. Grady, an
Alliance candidate, has been nominated
by the Democrats to succeed Major
McC'lsmmy, the present incumbent.
In the Fourth or Ilaleigh district Hon.
I). II. Drenn was renominated yesterday
at the Democratic convention. He had
two Alliance opponents, but Mr. Brenn's
letter to the Alliance, written some time
ago, seems to have been satisfactory to
In the Fifth district Captain A. II. A.
Williams U the Demoeratie candidate,
and will, from all indtealioM, be
elected over Mr. Biower. the present
Republican member, who supported the
In the Sixth district Captain Alexan
der, ex president of the State Alliance,
will he the Democratic candidate to suc
ceed Mr. Howhuui.
In the Seventh district Hon. John S.
Henderson will be renominated over
his Alliance competitor, Mr. Leaser.
In the Eighth district Mr- Cowles, the
present incumbent, is having a rough
time. He is opposed by Mr. Bower, a
prominent lawyer, and Mr. Graham, a
strong Alliance man.
Iu the Ninth, or mountain, district
Mr. Kwait. the present Republican
member, who opposed the Force bill,
will be to the ield again. Tub to a
Democratic district, ana has been Dem
ocratic until the last election, when Mr
Swart defeated Hon. T. D. Johnston.
There are several aspirants for the
TVmocrt11'' nominal inn but the todsVsa
tlons are that ttesmtal B. B. Vance,
brother of Senator Vance, vtU he
nominal Hi. lie is a
IU he apt to be elected.
OPPOSED TO Tttfi BOYCOTT.
socnuuut coKouteauJCBr do kux
vis. w juour ou rsASLUue.
It is fair to say thai Representative
fuJbcrtson of Texas, one of the ablest
members of Um House, voiced the
Soulier sentiment to an interview he
fave the corxesmmdeat of the Atlanta
oi.tUititivH, the paper which uri4-
satcd the boycott idea- Alter owdemn-
vae weoU. sais the tfcuuw-we
ttriiU to day, and saying that to Ala
country every man should he free to
purchase where and what be ffcaged.
etc., Mr. Culbertso added:
"Kow, put this dow for the btaneit
of the tVsattMfca, I say that any
paper which has not the courage to
coine out and coudeiuu such a vicious
piece v otupow;d. UgtaUlUu as tlwt
Farmers' Alliance stib-lreasiiry scheme
has not the backbone to lead a great re
volt." This was not published in the Gorttti
tn'ion, as that paper wilted before the
threats of the Farmers' Alliance and
surrendered lis own convictions.
WHAT MARTI.ASDKRS SAT.
Representative Rnsk of Maryland mid
the Itoycott plan was really dead, ami it
was scarcely worth while to comment
npon It. He thought It rather early to
enter upon schemes of retaliation, Imt
intimated that should the North bear
down too heavily upon the South he
mtehl assent to retaliation. However,
he did not seem to fear the passage of
the "Force" bill, and with its defeat
peace and harmony will return.
He presentatlve Gibson of Maryland is
earnestly against any boycott.
"Two wrongs do not make aright,"
he said; "because a few fanatics of the
Republican party seek to retain power
by such llllgltlmate means does not
warrant our people In adopting similar
extremes. No, sir; there are too many
good people In the North for us to adopt
any such plan. This bill is as much
opposed by tho pcoplo of the North as
It is by our people. ItM the work of
only a few small politicians, and It will
coxontsssMAjr Mtt.ts' ortNtos.
Daixas, Trx., July 30. Congress
man Roger Q. Mills, in nn interview
Inst night on the boycotting of the
North, suggested by the Atlanta
Uontlitiition nnd Indorsed by General
Gordon, should tho Force bill become a
"It would not only bo a folly, but a
criminal folly, to attempt such a project.
It would Injure us as much as tho
North, nnd the merchants and business
men of tho South should corns out and
Every business man In Dallasseen on
the subject, with ono exception, sharos
QUAY'S riTTSDURG MISSION.
UK WAST nVStStMH JtHN TO MBBT AND
FiTTsnurto, July 25. Senator Quay
left for the East yesterday. Before go
Ing he had a long talk with Major Mc
Dowell about thu Twonty fifth district
muddle. McDowell insisted that he
would not withdraw, and it is asserted
that he convinced Quay that the matter
would have to bo smoothed over or tho
dlMtlct be lost to the Republicans.
It has beconto known tint part of
Senator Quay's mission In Pittsburg
this week waB to arrange for a mass
trcctingof business men to ratify the
nomination of Delamater.
Imllnnn Itcputiltrnn Convention,
Indianapolis, Isd., July 25 Tho
Republican State Central Committee
met here last night and decided to hold
tho nominating convention September
10. There was a good doal of comment
upon tho chairman's policy regarding
the campaign, and it Is understood that
some expressions of disapprobation
were made in the executive meeting,
from which tlio visiting statesmen were
l'or Superior Court Jutlce.
Hon. II. It. Bryan of Craven County,
N, C, was nominated for Supsrlor
Court Judfe at Weldon yesterday to
succeed Judge Phillips.
NOf HIS" EQUAL.
NOBLEMAN'S PHILADELPLV BRIDE
NOT RECOGNIZED AT COURT,
Silt Vt'Iiecler's baa Luck Connt l'ap-
penlielm l'orced to Hurrenilar
lit 1'rlncely Name ill.
Philadelphia, July 95. A cable
gram from Munich says that the Priuee
Regent of Bavaria has repeatedly refused
to look upon the marriage of Count
Maximilian Pappesheim to 3118 Mary
Wistar Wheeler of Phlladalphia other
than as a uorganallc alliance. The
Count has therefore decided to cede bit
hereditary rights to hi younger brother.
Count Ludwig. This action is in face
of the fact that Count Maximilian
has already contracted to nav off the
'SBmoitgages upon tbe family property.
now under public atlmlaistratlou, oy
annually contributing $100,000 from hU
Tbe marriage of Count Psppenheim
and Miss Wheeler was one of tbe
society events of tbe spring season, and
Philadelphia's Four Hundred were kept
in a flutter of excitement from New
Year's until April 90, when the eere
mony was performed, with all the pomp
and magnincence of wealth and aristo
Long before the eouple were united
legally and religiously, storied were rife
efthe manner in which they had met to
Germany and fallen to love with each
other at first sight Of the devotion of
the Bavarian pttocelet, who declared
that he would
GIV1C Vl ALL HIS TITLE
and propetry for the sake of his lady
fair. Of the determi nation of the lady
to stick to her semi royal lover through
thick and thin, and of the amMtious
Mrs. Wheeler, who would leave no stone
unturned to make her fair and beaute
ous daughter a countess, and ally her to
the nearest thing posstue to a royal
Then came tbe news that there was a
hitcb to the proceedings, the marriage
was postponed and emhMeriat were seat
post haste to Europe to propitiate tbe
Regent of Bavaria and to try bv purchase
to raise tbe prospective bride to some
titled elevation to proportion to
nut Ptuacia ruwcM.
Finally matters were stated to be all
sUaighL Tbe blue-blooded ruler was
cusMffinted and tbe marriage day was
tied. Tbe bride became a Countess,
not by purchase but by marriage. So
ciety was satU&ed, the ceremonies were
performed with full rites and splendor
and tbe happy couple departed os their
honeymoon. They anally departed for
urope to take possession of their an
cestral mansion, tie Four Uundiud were
satisfied ami Mrs. Wbeeler was proud
Mow cornea tbe cablegram. The des
poiic tukr of Bavaria cannot overtook
tbe want of prtocely Wood to tbe fair
A swiwiri y tfiSS girl's veins, and she rimy
be regarded as the legitimate wise of
bvr loving hufrnmf luaJyiltthlnV bow
ever, coat otn uur.
He gives up bit sesni royal state: be
steps down and puts bis fkbwr on hft
batt throne, and beuoef oeth tbe whilom
Count and Couolua vtUl be kuowu as
Hut You Poppeubidu aud Finn Mary
IT'S WET1N GAMP
HEAVY RAINS TAKE AWAY THE
DELIGHTS OK SOLDIERING,
IWJT THE MEN STAND IT PRETTY WELL.
They Remain in Thwr Tints to
While Away the Time.
YERY QUIET LAST MOOT AT THE TORT.
the Guard Suffered Siekneee Will
Be Increased Muddy Reads.
CAJtr WABiitKaTON, Fort Wash
inoton, July 36. The day Is a de
lightful reminder of about eight similar
days a year ago, when the rain poured
down in torrents, nnd the oamp was one
big quagmire nnd mud was omni
present. The conditions are very little
better today, and the citizen soldiers
arc unanimous in denunciation of Gen
Yostorday llic rain was welcomed for
it latd tho dust, nnd was not hard
enough to disturb the boys and prevent
them from going about. Rut when it
continued to fnll and increased In
volume constantly until there was a
shrewd suspicion that tho bottom had
dropped out of tho clouds
Tilt? MKN KICKED.
Of course that did not stop the rain,
nnd tho long dusty road became a
quagmire, spruce soldierly-looking man
presented n generally moist and be
draggled appearance, nnd were about as
cheerful ns n man who has lost his last
cent at poker nnd has not the means to
purchase a cocktail In the morning.
Tho pattering rain drops last night
lulled the boys to sleep, and at reveille
this morning the deluge that was pour
ing down awakened them. Frizzled
heads wero put out through the open
ings in the tents, and with one accord
each and all of them gave utterance to
certain remarks that the weather was
The men, however, had to turn out,
rain or thine, and so making tho liett of
a bad bargain, they dressed and came
out. The exercise drill was cut on ac
count of the weather, and the boys
t'IOU(lllKI) AIIOUXD IX THR MCI)
nnd did the work of the camp In a
thoroughly perfunctory manner. Gloom
was so thick one could cut It with a
knife, so when breakfast was ready it
was a welcome relief and the men did
ample justice to the hot coffee and steak
which was served.
Genera! Ordway's foresight In pro
viding the plank and broken-stone
roads was highly commended. Men
did not have to inarch through the
mud to reach the fort, and every one of
them was thankful for that much relief
from the weather. The post canteen
was the rendezvous after breakfast, and
many of tbe men congregated there,
while others went to their tent and
busied themselves In writing letters,
caul-playing and conversation. Kvery
thing has a moist air about It, and
although the heavy rains were not suttl
cknt to soak through the canvas, still
it made the tents unpleasant, and the
damp ground and generally
of the encampment took away a great
deal of the romance of the soldier's
life. The older men, who had a siege
of this experience last year, did not
mind it half so much as the new re
cruits, and there was a general demand
for passes, which would allow tbe men
to come to the city. Whenever It could
be done, permission was readily given
and the men allowed to leave.
It did not rain to heavily this morn
ing, after break ft, and tbe boys are
hoping that before uigbt the storm will
have passed awsy entirely. The guards
suffered more than pnyoue else. They
were compelled to temaln in the rain
for two hours at a time, ami as none of
tbe royeterers were around to help them
white an ay tbe time it passed slowly.
The showers were heavy at times, and
many of the guardsmen were snaked
through when they came off duty. At
nearly all the guard headquarters the
men imitated the example of the battery
I oys, and built bonfires that helped to
dry and warm them, and were kept
going despite the rain.
The doctors anticipate that the
weal be r will largely increase
TUB SICK UST.
What few eases they have bad thus far
have been from local causes brought
auout iy changes in tne met, nut a con
tinuance of tbe rain is sure to bring out
some serious illness It is fine weather,
too, for tbe "Hggets." Only a fee;
eases have been reported thus far, but
tbe dampness will increase tbe number
eeterday afternoon tbe dress parade
was omitted, owing to the rain and the
slippery condition of tbe ground, which
meue goou w uuag oti ot use quaauua,
but the battery furnUluai an excellent
substitute by an exhibition drill. They
went through tbe artillery manual to
good shape, and the small crowd that
witnessed it were loud to their praises
of tbe mauver to which the hoys ac
quitted themselves. Tomorrow they
will be given an opportunity to teat tbe
TUB oaTLLKU 6l'
they have with them, and aoane wonder
ful scores are expected to be wade.
Had it not rained tost night tbe boys
would have been treated to an unex
pected drill It was tbe intention of
General Otdway to have a general alarm
given some time after midnight, to see
bow soon tbe men could be gotten out,
dressed and ready to repel an attack by
an imaginary enemy, it was to be to
tbe nature of a surprise to tbe men, and
us near the real wing as it could possi
bly be. Only the osnceea were informed
but tbe rato prevented It, aud to tbe
surprise was postponed for a kbt or
two. If it doe not rato to-night the
suet) may eatmct to be
VI MULS0 OCT ov bju
at some unseasonable hour to defend
the camp. Vbetber IbeywUl like it or
nut remains to be seen- Tbe men get
Uule enougb scat a It it, ami to be
called out ut tbe mUOk of ibe night
wad tiaeir rest bioAe itKtu an, ttauue
Last night was tbe quietest tbe camp
ha bad Tbe weather kept every jik
Ituudv aud tbe lime was Hutu vei)
Xn one rarpd ta ttntnlm In I
mlrehlef . for the roads wt ton alinmrv '
and muddy to make going about In i
inem a pleasant undertaking, itnt lew
of tbe men asked for passes or wanted
them ami preferred to spend tbe tlrm in
camp. So when taps smmdfd the boya
tried to go to lccp as well a the condi
tions would permit, ami the guards
their Ai.i.-jrrntrr vrott.
with heavy overcoats on and as com
fortable nt they could possibly be in
such an abominable storm.
Tbe cnard-honte did not receive a
single addition, which Is .the best evi
dence In the world that the weather bad
a very depressing Influence ow tbe men,
ami that they were not In very buoyant
spirits. The post canteen was well
filled until tattoo, for the men were bet
ter protected against the elements then
than anywhere else, and they remained
as long as possible, and only want to
their quarters when It became neces
sary. Rifle practice was contlntwd yester
day, despite Hie rain, and wilt lie con
tinned to day. Many of the company
and battalion drills will be omitted, and
It is not likely the dt ess parade will take
About the only people who do not
mind the rain are the artillery ami
cavalry. Both of these companies
PKSriSR TIIK rOOT SOt.tltRHS,
and they like to see them slump around
In the fain, while they can stick their
trousers In their big boots and bid defi
ance to the mud. If it continues to rain
they will grow correspondingly happier
as the plight of the infantrymen becomes
moro disagreeable. It's n great snap
for them, nnd one Ihey are disposed to
gleefully chuckle over.
The number of visitors at camp last
night was very small, and although the
boat started back before the advertleil
hour, no one was disposed to grumble
for all were glad to getaway.
GONE UP IN SMOKE.
FIRE DESTROYS THE BIO CARRIAGE
REPOSITORY OF MR. WALTERS.
It Ittnko Out .Shortly Alter Mlilnlclit,
nnit Simla tho I'lrrinrn Work Hani,
Lom liver fAO.tlotl.
At 13:10 o'clock this rabrnlng the
Washington Fire Department had to re
spond to a general alarm for the first
time in several months. This alarm
came from box 157 and was promptly
responded to by Knglne Company Xa. 2,
and the others soon followed. The flro
was In the cxtenshe carriage manu
factory of William Walters' Son, on
tbo southeast corner of Fourteenth and
1) streets. From daylight until noon
to-dsy this four story block, which
IS COMVI.RTKLV Ol'TTSD,
was tutroundtd by a curious crowd re
gardhss of the rain. Tbe walls ap
parently remain Intact, but the re
mainder of the Lulldlng is complete
The sleepers on some of tbe floors re
main, which still hold tin skeletons of
once valuable carriages, of which there !
is little lelt but tbe iron work. Tbe
tlames hail gained considerable head
way before the first alarm was rung In,
and for a time it was thought that a
number of the adjacent buildings would
be desiroytd, but by hard work on the
part of the Are department tbe Ore was
cod r) Bed almost exclusively to tbe block
used by tbe firm as a manufactory, re
pair shop, and repository.
Adjacent to tbe building on Four
teenth street were a number of small
frame dwellings which, for a time, It
was thought were doomed. The occu
pants removed their furniture and ef
fects, and sustained more or leas loss by
water. Streams were kept upon the
ruins until 3 o'clock this morning, and
rir.HT WAS TUB MOST DESMSBATB
I hat tbe department has experienced
in a long while. No real explanation
can be given as to tbe origan of tbe fire,
but the supposition is that it was owing
to waste ami varnish, of which there
was a large (uanlty in tbe building.
Officer Sam Nelson was 'the first man
to give tbe alarm, ami be says that
the fire then bad a good start. On the
books at tbe First l'reclnct station Mr.
Harry Gessford, the clerk, bat placed
he lots at $ 80.000 and the insurance
ight. This, however, he said, is only
an estimate seat in, and not considered
to be entirely correct
A Cuitic re potter this morning found
Mr. Charles C. Walter, who hat burnt
conducting the business, standing on tbe
corner of Fourteenth and D streets
STUtEYIKG THE UUIKS.
"What do you place your loss at?"
ssked tbe reporter. "I can't tell you
exactly . but I am sure that it wilt exceed
fau.uou. just come over here ami took
at the wreck," which invitation tbe re
"Every floor of this building was
stored full of carriages, surreys, bug
gies, dog carts and every other patten
of vehicle manufactured. Why, tbe
toss est made-up stock alone will be
5,00o, to say nothing of material
which my last inventory showed to he
over$,UGO. Then look at tie building
and see what there is left of it."
"How about insurance. Mr. Walters?"
"It is very, very smaQ, I am tony to '
uv mA At lull llttMb tbft It will av. !
ceed t,uU0, although it may reach
6,000. Our firm has been, doing an
extensive business, and of course for a
time we will tow much besides the ac
tual destruction to property."
Mr. Walters walked away to the di
reuion of has home, to order to aoal a
cumber of uuestiosvers who bad sur
ii uaoed him. seytog that it would be
seine days before any very accurate es
tiuute of tbe loss could be given.
xsmtc 4vMte e tj vtae.
These was a robbery sojxm time last
Li. lit of the wine and Hum stole of
t u ptey & Gwyna, at 43ft Ninth street
t ii west Thetbkfmajleanerarwnce
1 fcwnwf tbe frost dooc lock, pte-i-uuiabfcr
dttrtnc tbe fire at Walters'
i ; i lag wposJaory. The money drawer
a- atwkvedof tdl the aauH cubage
.: A pnabahry tome cigars and tobacco.
the effect? on tlat batl were at
e -m. Mm the special oitUer who it
.d to look after tbe stores to that bust
oioM$ was also Wut. The thief
not Ijt burty. because be lighted
ue gMMsl took pains U secure tbe
i m, bjcb bad beca Wit partly
XW taw riaiiriw
Sapp. M. H,. July Jfb few
tundnsr af the Humnbmy Machine
Hipsay. was partly burned but uigbt
ib a large stock of aUablc patterns.
m, tlQ.tWo uo uiaiiiau.c
ACROSS THE SEA
A VERY INTERESTING BUIXIBTOF
FOREIGN NEWS AND GOSSir,
REAL ENGLISH POLITICAL SENSATION.
British Lrt For, and Afflormn Dta
rtgsrd Of, Pnwdiat,
CARNEGIE'S MAGNIFICENT GIFT TO AYR.
i lm ii in
A 359-Ynr-OH Saloea Refand a Liwate
Lets of the KgyptAmeriea's
Gift to Gladstone.
Lomwiv, July VS. The turn taken
by the debate on the llellogoland-
Zanzibar agreement In the Mouse of
Commons has produced a genuine sen
sation In political circles. Mr. Glad
stone ami Sir William Harcourt made
it plain in last night's debate that the
action of the government In seeking to
ratify a cession of territory by act of Par
liament was a pure innovation. There
Is absolutely no precedent for it.
In America, whore legislative and
governmental polices are so largely ex
perimental, and where precedents are
created every day and disregarded every
day, the significance of the facts
pointed out by Mr. Gladstone and Sir
William Harcourt can hardly be appre
ciated. The Englishman has a high
respect for precedent and It must be
on very weighty grounds, Indeed,
that he will assent to any overturning of
established principles of government.
Hence Lord Salisbury's conservative
friends have a somewhat
lllSAOHKKAUI.K MOI.K TO TRRFOKV
In supporting his method of procedure
In this case. The effect of the Intro
duction of the practice of submitting
such matters to Parliament would be
to rob the Crown of one of its most
ancient and Important privileges, and
would practically give the House of
Ixuds control ot the Foreign Olllco.
It Is the general feeling that the pres
ent tyattm whereby the approval or dli
apprnval of the government's foreign
policy can be made elTeciive thrnuth a
vote of want of confidence at any time.
Is a much safer system for the country
than the one involved iu the pending
MISCKlLAStKors rODRK.X ITEMS.
Slenor Cilspi, tbe Italian Premier,
has informed tbe French Ambassador
that If tbe French should annex Tunis,
Italy would occupy Tripoli.
Andiew Carnegie has offered to give
$50,000 to build a free library at Ayr.
Owing to the expectation of a rise in
the prices of chemicals, the itaper
makers of Kngland and Scotland are
combining with a view to starting
chemical factories of their own.
A dispatch from Genera saya that the
Federal Council has about decided to
expel tbe Mormons from tbe republic.
It lias been urged to take this course
for some time past. Petitions In favor
of the expulsion have been signed by
tens of thousands of the working peo
ple, who cannot tolerate the Mormon
docliine In several instances tbo
Mormon missionaries have been sub
jected t personal violence. Tbe gov
ernment, however, has hitherto been
inactive, aud, as a result, the number
of irses professing Mormonism In
Switzerland has increased five fold in
less than two years.
Tbe Herse and Trumpeters, a public
house in Crutched Friars. London,
which has been permitted to sell ardent
spirits for about 350 years past, baa bad
tbe renewal of its license refused on
account of there being no longer a de
mand for a public house in the neigU
boihood. Land agents from Uerlln are Socking
into llellogoland. and real estate specu
la tton oh the Utile island is rampant.
The natives have raised tbeir prices ten
thilltogs per square foot since tbe ces
sion. f.OtS OF THK STKAMKU EGYPT-
BOW THE, CBKW WEUtt OBI VEX FKUU
TUB SHIP BY TUB ft-AKKS.
Losdov, July Y The steamer Man-catu-n,
having on board tbe survivors
of tbe wrecked steamer Kgypt, arrived
at Pover last night. Tbe survivors give
tbe story of that vessel's bursdac to
mid ocean. 0 Thursday. July if, an
alarm of fire was raited. Fiamea were
bursting from the starboard side. Every
man of the crew and tbe cattle attendants
were at once pressed into service. Tbe
steam pumps were forced, and to add!
ttoa to tbem steam was turned into the
Ikspite these extraordinary efforts
the fire gained with marvelous rapidity,
and tbe metal of the vessel became al
most red hot Tbe engine rooms were
so torrid tbu.1 tbe men were driven out,
returning every few moments only to
find tbe water thrown up by tbe pumps
rising rapidly and the dames unabated.
At 3 o clock to the morning tbe water
to tbe engine room was knee deep, and
tbe fire bad made such headway that
all bands were drives, above. Tbe
deck, notwithstanding tbe constant
flood of water aowtog over it, became
alto unbearable, and tbe men wets
drives to tbe assail boats, convinced
thai f urtbwr attempts at saving tbe ves
sel widd be useless.
When tbe last assail boat left tbe
Sgypt waa a mass of dames, which rose
high toto tie air. HgbiUtg tbe sea for
stiles. Tbe position of tbe csetr sad
cattlemen was U dwjserc-us. for their
basts U-iUd badly, and it required cos,
rtsst ixi-niuu to Wl tbem out. Ifot
tuseteW at bout 6 o'clock to tbe moru
tog tb Gi-ro-ao 1-hlj.i Uast4e Oscar im
sighted tiud tx'S. tU tucs aboard,
UwwferrtoK tbem UUr la the saaie dy
9 tbe MatdufcU4ri.
Captain jui.bu . f the Egypt w
almost blinded !jv lU' Uirlic siuj'-vc
and tbe awful lu-.n tu 1 tor three U
after bete rescued be Wat ttebtkin
Tbe crew saved liuU nrrbtog All
sue take to charge a Do vt by the
Swtowtcked Uartov' x-kty.
When last seen tbe Eg.v pt was drift
bag slowly toward the borUos, sttbeet of
iss. The roertog of the Hmm had
lie beartresdtog crk ud ibriifcs of
Ufa) than bait a thousand caltw aned
flnjnwwisji wsnawnw sswsam w sp'wwt'" w"e sssw
away to lbs distance.
Tbe earpctuer ot tbe E pt to as
ibictvUw to dsy uiidLU WUei Utal
the burning cotton was cm fire before
the vessel left New York. All the
boats, he said, wets worthless, except
two.lhey having been In nee for years on
three other Jfstlomtl Wms steamers,
namely, tbe Xrin, Holland and Spain,
and that the names of those steamers
bad been painted ortr on the ttern of
AMERICA TO GLADSTONE
THSDTfCTJrOTJTSHBr) COMWOItRU MSTWW
TO grtRRMAR'8 VOrcB.
Lovrftov, Jnly 25. Mr. Gladstowe
ytstsrday received through Cotossti
0 on rami and a delegation of Americans
the addressc spoken Into a phorrotraph
by General Sherman and other distin
guished cltlrens of New York, at a re
cent meeting in lhat city. Mrs. Glad
stone was also present. After listen
ing to the addresses Mr. Gladstone ex
pressed his appreciation of tbe unique
The character of the meeting which
had accepted his (Mr. Gladstone's) letter,
he said, eave the pvent a great addi
tional distinction. The name of Gen
eral Sherman supplied the highest rrtM
port of respect that anything emanating
from America could rxisslblv reriuirc.
After paying a tribute to General
Sherman's patriotic servlres, Mr.
Gladstone concluded by saying that he
had become so accustomed to receiving
notes of kindness from America that his
vocabulary of gratitude was well-nigh
exhausted. He could only, therefore.
In the simplest language, thank the
Americans for this notable assurance of
their wlllltiKiisM at all times to accept
anv manifest emanating from himself.
A I'llltit Comet Illitcoenrpil.
LoxiHix, July V. At midnight on
July ail. W. F. Denning, of llrlslol dis
covered a faint comet moving eastward.
The prwltlnn wns right ascension 15
hours l'-J minutes, north declination 73
Hip Itnllnn rre Imllcnnnt.
Homk, July US. The Italian papers
express Indignation at the action of
Austria In dissolving the Trieste Irrl
dentlst Society. The government has
sent a note to the govcrnmentof Austria
regarding the dissolution.
Catholic Cnnrluvn Ulnoail.
Uobtox, July 8S Tbe conclave of
Catholic bishop of the I'nlted States,
which has been In session here for the
pastlwo days, closed yesterday after
noon. Yesterday morning a remarkable
tight was witnessed at the Cathedral,
three gradations of tho priesthood cele
brating mass at the same hour In one
church, the Cardinal being the cele
brant. CnlerndtiM roiiHlutlnH 100,000.
Dkxykk, Cor,., July a.. The cen
sus enumeration lias been so far com
pleted as to Indicate that the population
of the State 'will be close to 100,000.
Outside of Denver tbe largest three
cltiew are: Pueblo, ST.l&V, uiadvllle,
18.803; Colorado Springs, 11.W30.
Pueblo has doubled Its imputation in
the past two years.
IlosTojf, July as. The Ontario
Prison Commissioners completed tbeir
tour of Investigation among the Massa
chusetts institutions yesterday. They
will leave for Klmlra to-night to In
spect tbe reformatory at that place.
FINANCIAL AN8 COMMERCIAL.
.Wv rk Mack.
Todsy't .w torn stocK market quote
tkDS, lumUiie-d by C. T. lUveoiwr.
Rooms sua It, Atlantic buuutag, 930 r
street northwest. Correspondents, M. H.
Msttdbato, New Yoric; Chandler, Brown A
stocks. Cfew8.a0 stocks. Out 3.90
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martct quotations, funiisaed by C. T.
Hsvctmcr, Koomsttsmt U, Atlaetk Build
mg, wF strset northwsst. Correspond
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tar, mown A Co., Cskago.
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tufcursbci stocks ftrsata's. 4; faasfe
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W.0ODT BATTLES BKTWEJM SiVit9
YAD0R AND OUATBMAWA.
SnLYADOR BOASTS Of GREAT VICTORIES,
WkiU QmUmk Tills Ik U R
ntlti Ihi tariwltsv
CENTRAL AMERia 6KEATLT EXC1IED,
Tbs imt at the 6tli of Prstivnl Mett
sndn OstBrwks Fsra i Its.
duras tad Nieartgwi.
Kkw Yosb, July 35. Tbe iRmti
has the following:
Tegtttclgniptt, Hondnraa, Jhm 80.
All this country Is greatly excUetU
I'.vety vHlage ami town has alt lie
troops in readiness, as a rsvoiuUen (s
expectetl at any moment awl tbe tvny
lulionists are, they say, effnnialng
themselves in Nicaragua.
The assassination of the President nt
Salvador and General Martial also
caused much excitement.
President Itogran of Honduras has a
body guard of ISO men around him all
the time, as It is feared he may bo
I hear that Salvador and fliMtemnla
will soon lie at war, ami thatNlearegua
Is to help Salvador, while Honduras h
to prevent the Nlcaraguans from doing;
so by not allowing them to pass through
When I left Ocotal. Nicaragua, bis;
force was ready to march and recruit
Ing was going on actively.
TWO ttt.OOOY IUTTLKS,
Tbe Herald also contains the follow
"Santana, July ail, 1S00. The
Guatemalan Government, with the in
tentlon of helping the traitor. Villa
vicenclo, ordered two of Its beat gtm
erala to Invade ourtcrritory with troons.
They were Jalapn and Santa ltosa, who
enjoy the reputation of being vsry
brave. Tbty were driven out of Salvn
doiian territory In two great tattle.
Two bloody battles that followed on
Guatemalan territory, in which the
Salvadotlans were victorious, caused
great loss to the enemy, who lost artil
lery, rubs and ammunition. Salvadac
has proved tbe Justice of her cause by
force of arms, and will not solicit nor
accept a peace lhat is not honorable,
From tbtfstart we did not care to pro
voke war. Camlo Rskt.v "
Another dispatch was as follows:
San Salvador, July 31. We bars
gained five glorious victories svsc
Guatemala. Our forces are now op
erating ou Guatemalan territory. Our
spoils of war are large. A mat. v.
Director Salvadodan Telegraph.
At tbe Guatemalan Legation the fol
lowing has been received:
OtATKUALA CLAIMS VICTOB.
Guatemala. July 23. llreu's army,
having aitacke.1 the Guatemalan forest
situated on the frontier, were defeated
by our army under tbe command of
General Psyeteno Sanebez. Tbe enemy
retired in the greatest disorder, abas
dosing Guatenwlan territory, wblsb
they had Invaded. Tbeir loasss were
heavy, and tbey left in the hands of our
army three cannon and all tbeir equip
ments. Mahtinkz Sabakal.
HOW MEXKHDKX DIES.
Tbe MVrW. advices bv malt from
Sstt Salvador, under date of Jus $1,
give a graphic description of the dsath
or President Menemlez or the sight of
June 39. A ball in honor of the sttsi
Yeriery of tbe inaugutstios of tks na
publle was Is progress at the palses
vthes a mllilary revolt occurred os the!
streets, ami a number of soldiers rushed
madly into tbe ball room, cauaisg lbs
While tbe panic was at its height
General Menemlez appeared from as
upper room, with his sword ami revolver
is hand, prepared to bead his guards fat
quelling tbe disturbance. HU guanbi.
however, bad bees drives to their qua
ters by tbe revolting soldiers. fTnaiml
MesemWz passed among tbe turtmlsst
masses, loudly calling for his guards,
vthes suddenly be dropped bis sweet!
ami fell to tbe ground unconscious. I
had bees attacked with cosgesttos sf
tbe brain. Ills friends worked with
him all night, but to no purpose, ami at
S o'clock is the morning he died. Dur
tsg the confusion of the night the mMl
sous soldiers and the guards bad smsf
out sgbts, during which Peseta! Mat
clal aid tlve other omcers ssd UTTnlssri
The Wurld eorrespomtest asssMg sbst
tbe outbreak was tbe result at s tees.
sosaMe plot, the leader is whje sj,
uesesst uvtos gam, tse
Ko official Infurmatioa baa yet bstS
received from tbe Ouatesasis-lsivtir
reolution si the Departmest of Itaas.
although advicea are expected st sjsf
time. Tbe Diepartntest baa fnilrujfisl
tbe I'nlted mates Minister si Ssjfis
to advbs them of tbe situatlos fiom
usae to time, but notbias whatever feu
yet bees received from aim.
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M tsnuAS. Miss.. July . T- M.
Cook. well ksows BepuMteejt masV
tkiss. was shot asd killed sear tf-nsf
2km. Jasper County, yesterday, by sjs
known Parties, lie was a ca4Mn?
for the CwBstUmionsl CosvesMosT Mi
bad made as inceturtery speech swfwsl
the day c tbe Faces US. tt mm
fosd vt sppeaUsg to ra-e prejudiCSSV
and uot popular with cltbcr wte
white or black KepuWii u leaders, wh
imtitoi hi tsrbuletti mctbods, asst
also accused him of Ueacbssy Wi
death is probably due to ui esfoa wa
UicHe tbe segroes to vkilecce.
"WSSSr eSSSSJSSSE SfWSSSISBS SJ
SivMiAM: Wu-ui. Wi, July Hw
An ietsdiry fire desttofsd flstMst
worth of property bete yoslfrdsf fka
lvito is coveted to the eztest of swftJswsV
i Among other property ilttvayji sp
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suspects save sees arrests.
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