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PRICE TWO CENT3.
22 D YEAH NO. 6,807.
WASHINGTON, D. C. TUESDAY EVENING, AUGUST 5, 1890.
A SILVER LINING
TO THE DARK CLOUD THAT HOV
ERED OVER LIEUT, GUY.
MNY WITNESSES TO HIS GMMGTER.
Praised by His Subordinate as a
Vigilant Officer.
THE TESTIMONY OF BURGESS ATTACKED.
Showing the Character of tho Pres
enting Witnesses Detectives Blosk
and Dome Tell Their Tales.
Tbe Ulftl of Lieutenant Guy was re
sumed this morning on tho part of the
defense before Commlssloneis Douglass,
Hlno and ltobctt al the District build
ing, Tho caso Trent over from yester
day on account of Commissioner
Douglass being confined to his home
with lumbago. The Commissioner, or,
as Mr. Claughton addresses him, the
Chief Justice. Bald this mornlne that
"ho felt very well with tho exception
of having a broken back."
edwaud joitrcs
was tho first witness called by Mr.
Claughton. He had known Lieutenant
Guy for about twelve or thirteen yoars.
"Did you ever have any business
transactions with Guy J" was asked.
"No, sir."
"Atkinson said in his testimony that
he had gono to you and got $10 for
Llcutcnnnt Guy. Is that so?"
"No, sir; I never gavo Lieutenant
Guy any money, and novcr had any
business transactions with him."
On cross examination by District At
torney Hazelton, witness Bald ho was
supposed to be one of the Joneses who
had a gambllnc house near Fourteenth
street about thirteen yoars ago. Wit
ness could not Bay that ut the time At
kinson said ho got the money that tie
was In charge of the place on 13 street;
ho nillit have been In Richmond at
that time.
OKtlCF.lt URimitAVE
trtlfltd that bo never know It wai
Lieutenant Guy's wish that Itllcy'
place iliould not be raided. Ho (wit
vets) raidttl the place and caught a
man plajlng policy. Lieutenant Guy
was h well disciplined and good officer.
Ills (Guvs) Initructlons were to raid
policy shops, dtireputahlo places and
fciun ilny bars. Witness had been before
Colonel Itobcrt, who said to him that
"he would uphold him ns long as he
did his duty." Ho (witness) had
brought a charge of vnerancy against
patties who went to Klloy's place.
Lieutenant Guy, witness said, was
TOO MUCH OK A QXNTLKUAK
to protect policy shops; witness never
knew anything against Hertzog's place;
never had any suspicions that gambling
was being carried on there.
"Tho two last times Hiley's place
was raided aro upon tho record book."
replied witness to a question by Mr.
Hazelton "The parties taken before
Judgo Miller on u charge of vagrancy
swero before the Judge in ttie i'o
lice Court that they were clerks for
Itllcy and not vagrants; they were dis
charged." OtFICKK OOUCIIRK
had been In the Third Precinct for three
years and eight months; he knew Hiley's
policy shop, which was notorious; had
received Instructions from Lieutenant
Guy to raid Hiley's and other policy
shops Lieutenant Guy was a very
vigilant man. bad never heard that
there was a bad lot at Lacey's place;
had never heard of any disorder at any
time at the place.
Commissioner Douglass asked wit
ness how the clubs at Hertaog s and
Lacey's played cards, ami what a Ash.
ing club did while oa dry land ?
Witness could not say.
Continuing, the witness said oa cross
examination that Laeey was regarded
as being well
ACQUAINTED WITH THK CHIMIN AI.
CLASSES
of the city aDd that he had furnished
important Information to the police.
Witness could not say that tbe people
'who went to Lacey's played for money.
"Did you ever see people going into
Ilcrtzog's with fish lag-pal or nets?
leu never saw a fish going ia one of
the dvrs, did your" asked Comntls
fcloner Douglass.
Tbe witness could not say.
(Jiticcr Ilodtcers had heard of policy
shops in the Third l'reetnet; never
heard aoy suggestions from the poliee
to let ltliey's place alone.
On cross examination witness said
MrUlue's place was oa Pennsylvania
avenue, between Seventeenth and
Eighteenth streets, Hiley's place was
trt at L and Twentieth streets, nets
now on K street, between Twenties
and Twenty first.
Oraeer Mcl'abe, also of the Third Pre
cinct, testified that Lieutenant Guy had
always instructed the oflacet
TO AKUEST rOUCY FLAYBitf;
never heard Lieutenant Guy any let
liilev s place alone, he had heard of
two polity places, Hiley's and MeOlue's,
had sever raided them himself.
OftKer Jacubson teetiaed that there
was a standing order from Lieutenant
I. by to look, alter ail gambling and
rolUy places, assignation homes and
ioUiiL.ua of the liquor law; he (wit
pck) had arretted Juke Henry. O.
1). nalJ and John Adams, at Weaver's
polity plate.
lvik email Thurston had never heard
anv iindersiaoding among the osacen
tola Lilcy alone, never had seen any
JuoiJti at Lacey's place; had Inquired
union the neighbors If gsmbUng was
.arittdta there by in club, he Iwtt
ntcci tuuld not say whether cards wen
'idvtd there or not.
tuhctr ArmUtead said that Riley's
a a fiuttuluus policy shop, never
ttuid uu understanding among ike
. iLitti5 ibu.t KLUy better be let alone;
L..a utvti wade any raids alnvaell
ZMitftuntTuroer was called. an teats
tiliua number of clubs being la his
j k t u. 1 1 the Meuoposkaa. Columbia
AiUleiW Lacey's. naatostan Club, and
C'lLtio
AOltcTlvE JJCiita OK Til TA.
lit-utLive Sigmuad J. Black wi
calk J
When you raided Heruog'e place
Old ou nil any Ashing tackle or hooks
Ui ulc club ruoa" was asked witness
I v CoUiOiiooiuiier Douglass.
1 ijl fjuud ilirte UWosaad thairi,
cLi fuii card, lao tin. boxes, aul
othf r gambling paraphernalia. On the
table were several glasses and one news
paper." Commissioner Hlne How long have
ymt hero In tbe general detective bust
new? "About three years."
"How was Lieutenant Guy's precinct
In regard to peace awl good order ami
lrow old It compare In efficiency with
the other precincts f"
OUT HID WOT LACK KNB1WIY.
"Well, with the exception ot what I
have si ready said in regard to several
raids that were made, 1 do not think
there was any lack of energy on the
part of the Lieutenant; his efficiency
compared well with that of other
ofilcers."
In reply to a question by Commts
sloner Ilobett, Detective Block sftld that
the playing at Hertrog's place wa not
carried on so secretly that It was not
known. Ho had seen the men playing
from the street. Only nbout 38J per
cent of raids, the witness said, were sue
cental. To Mr. Claughton Detccttvo Dtock
described what is known as a general
rntd. Ills duties now wcro of such a
eencrnl character as to tako him away
from raids. Ito principally looked after
pawn shops.
CArTAIH AUSTIN
of the Third Precinct was called and
testified to having been In tho service
for twenty- four years. Lieutenant Guy
camo to him nt tho old Fifth Precinct
as n sergeant In 187 or '78. "Ho was
always a faithful, efficient and diligent
ofilcer." said tho Captain, "and Iliad
implicit connaenco in mm. no qui nis
duty faithfully and well. I have nevor
known his character for probity and
honesty to be questioned. He (wit
ness) was promoted to Captain In April,
I860. Ho was n lieutenant whon Guy
was his sergeant In tho old Fifth (now
First) Precinct.
Till! MOItAtS OP AN OFFICElt.
On cross-examination Captain Austin
was risked If ho took Into consideration
the morals of n man who held a lieu
tenant's position.
"Yes, sir;" ho replied.
"What would you think of a man
who would tako presents from lottery
men; who would Instruct otllcors to tako
women in a cab to a house?"
"I would consider hlmuot tho proper
kind of man and that his conduct had
been very Indiscreet," replied tho Uap
tain. "Wou'd you rcmovoorcontlnuo such
a man In service T"
"Well, I would not remove him for
the first time, and If I had the power I
might take a different notion, but that
icmalns with a higher power."
Mr. Clouehtori You have never
known any such conduct on the part of
Lieutenant Guy as hypothetlcally asked
by Mr. Ha7elton?
No. sir."
Mr. Claughton Was there anything
that cast the least suspicion upon Lieu
tenant Guy in tbe trial of Shurland of
ever having Issued such ordenT
District Attorney Hazelton objected,
and Commissioner Douglass said the
question could not be answered.
Commissioner Douglass Could tbe
evidence used In that trial contradict
that of Maddox?
Mr. Clatighloisald that the record In
tho Bliurlnnd case had nothing to do
with tho case of Lieutenant Guy.
Captain Austin said he thought there
were fewer policy shops In Lieutenant
Guy's precinct than some of the
omers.
MAJOH MOOKK TKSTIt'IK.
Major and Superintendent of Police
Moore was called and questioned by
Mr. Claughton; he know Guy several
years. He had always borne the beat
reputation among the people who knew
him. He (witness) had received letters
from citizens complimentary to Lieu
tenant Guy's efficiency.
"Colonel," asked Mr. Hazelton, "If
a Ileutenent should give orders to two
married officers to take two women In a
cab to a bawdy house would you dis
miss such a man from the force?"
"Yes, sir."
"How would It affect the erheleaey of
an orrleer should he receive presents of
dlffereut kinds?"
"Very seriously, and I would remove
him."
Detective Home was ealled and testi
fied to tbe third successful raid made
upon ltliey's place on Pennsylvania
avenue; Detective Haft and Sergeant
llurgee were there with him; Block
was not there.
Detective lUoek was recalled and
questioned by Commissioner Hlne.
Ills first raid on Ittley, he said, was
made oa a warrant from tbe Chief of
Police. There was no warrant in the
second raid, and the third rah! was
wade oa a warrant Issued from the
Police Court.
To Mr. Claughton Detective Ittoek
st.hl that in his testimony be did say
that the raid on Hiley's place was only
known to himself, Hah, Burgees and
Guy that is, to no one hut the poliee;
since then be bad heard that tbe elerk
knew it. He (witness) had not acted
actively In the Guy case. He bad
COkiaVLTKO WITH ARKOL0
about one week after the commence
ment of the case. He had been ac
costed on the street by Lieutenant Ar
nold half a doom times since. He bad
seen Lieutenant Arnold once in ike
yard is the rear of tbe Health OsBee in
tbe Webster building. He bad not
tokl Arnold what be was golag to testify
to. He (witness) bad conversations
with Arnold in reference to Use teat!
monr in his (Arnolds) caw; witness
got tbe original copy of the proceed
ings from a brother of Arnold, lie
never knew a cony to be in the posies
aloe of a newspaper editor.
sjutoiUKT wuoaes' csunacT.
PoMrstman Milton T. tUatet . wave has
charge of the police record at PoMce
Hesjljunrtffs. was asked where Ser
geant Bufyeai reakted, but eouklaot
say.
"Do you know tke opinion of the
itfAiJji i-mA asBi in tke rommiinrtY
where be resides ?"
District Attorney Haarlt"a otiiirtad
He claimed that lie ckntactex of Bur
geasfekouki not be UMlged by soma oM
giudae. UU character should sot be
attacked on such a narrow basis. It
could only be judged by his reputathxi
In the general community. uge
vii on tke force and known all over
tike city.
Mr. Chowkton in reply aaU the
character of Burses akould be judged
by tke community wkxe be testae m
bar nrtfmle wko ate tke most ftfilMnir
4knpen snisnainisilwwSP'r "P"
Mine ruled tknt his (Baugew) ekntr
skculd be judged Uy hw pmnt
tatios. and. at to kU uuth wad veractty,
according to the hooka
"Wkvre does Burgess spend moat of
hi time ''
1 tuuld Out siy exactly bat I guess
among the officers with whom he has
the most dealing."
Cotnmltetoficr Ilobertflatd that as Ions;
as Htirgese hml been on the police force
as a policeman ami sergeant that hi i
general reputation must be known In
the community.
To tbe question, do you know hli
general teputatlon fortruth ami veracity
arming his friends, neighbors, ami asso
ciates? theie was another objection.
"Do you know his character fortruth
and veracity?"
"1 have hoard It questioned; I have
heard the officers say he was
AN UNTRUTHFUL MAN.
Ills reputation is bed ; there Is no enmity
between me and Ilurgess, added wit
nefs; my feelings toward him are kind."
"What do you mean by veracity?"
atketl Mr. Harelton.
"I mean that the officers have said he
was untruthful."
"Do you know the meaning of
veracity?"
"Ye, It means bad character for one
thing."
Witness couldn't swear positively to
any one man who had said- liurgeM wa3
an untruthful man; be had heard some
of the officers of tho Fifth Precinct say
so. He (witness) had had charge of the
arrests at Police Headquarters since
18f0.
Policeman Fisher knew Sergeant
Ilurgess.
"Do you know his reputation for
truth and veracity?'' was nsked.
Pending an objection to the question,
which Mr. Claughton said was a very
important ono, an adjournmont was
taken at 1:20 p. m. until 10 o'clock to
morrow morning.
GREAT EXCITEMENT IN BUENOS AYRES.
The Icinrrpctlnn lla Terminated, Hut
I)tiiiilettiiln Increme.
llCENoa Avntss, Aug. 5. Groat ex
citement still prevails here, notwith
standing the termination ot tho Insur
rection, and tho dlrqulctudo continues
to Incroatc. Senor Lastra, who heads
tho party supporting General Mltro,
formerly President of tholtopubllc.has
been tendered a Cabinet position and
has declined. Fifty million of dollars
of paper currency will, It Is said, shortly
ho Issued. A bill has been Introduced
In tho Chamber of Deputies providing
for it foiced currency.
Payments have been resumed by tho
national bank, but the llourse re.ualas
closed an 1 n panicky feeling still pre
vail t la commercial circles. Comment i
on the crisis by the press havobKn
strictly forbidden. The rates of ox
change are falling, but the premium
on gold Is un to $2 00.
SELF-MURDER.
MR. LOOVIS SENDS A BOLLEr CRASH
ING THROUGH HIS BRAIN.
A ttartnnt round linn In n Tool or
lllood UniuccMiful Attempt to
Kerp the Airalr .Secret,
Late yesterday afternoon It wai re
ported to the police that Asher M.
LoovIs had committed suicide at his
home. No. 1083 Nineteenth street, by
shooting himself through the head.
The deed was committed at an early
hour yesterday morning, for when a
servant entered his room at 7 o'clock he
was found lying upon the floor In a
pool of blood ami with a bullet wound
back of the right ear.
Mr. Loovl1 friends were at once
notified, and after a consultation It was
concluded to keep tbe affair very quiet
and confine the Information to a limited
circle.
Later In the dav. however, the news
crept out, when It was found that It
would he absolutely seceasary to notify
the Coroeer. ami that an inquest might
have to be held. Mr. LoovW has heea
a resident of this city for some years,
am) was engaged in the general nolloa
btulaeas oa Seventh street northwest.
Within tbe pan few days it had been
noticed that Mr. LoovU has heea
moody and dispirited, but bo cause
can be attributed for tbe taking of hU
own life. Coroner Patterson last even
ing gave a verdict of death by suicide.
ATTHHTlka TO AVOID ri'RLK'lTT.
He undertook to have the laforiualtoa
lu regard to the suicide hushed up, aad
went jo far as to request the stalioa
he per at tbe Third Precinct not to wake
any record of it upon hU daily report.
The keeper telephoned to Police Head
quaiti rs aaklag whether he could with
hold such information front tbe reports,
and a as told that he could set.
Even Mr. LoovU, bookkeeper, aad
the employes in his store did not know
that his death had resulted front suicide
until late last night The news would
not have crept out at all, hut for the
fact that Mr. LoovU" attorney went to
the oUtee of on of the dally panets
and requested that no puhlteatlon he
wade of the affair.
cojtosKjt ransaaoK curnciaBB.
Coroner Patterson has heea severely
crtrk-Ued for the part he took ia this
matter. He holds a iwsttsasi where It U
his sworn duty to Host titoseMgUy ia
vettigale. aad not his dhtsy lo iiqpMrtf
lafoTitvatio.
AKOTUEM SUICIDE,
a DiMMxrtu ua- cots via tsuwut
aiTM a 3tM(.
For setae weefca . W. Pasta.
who kails frata Hnmaos). Tea., hat
shown a mental ahetratioa
wearied kde frnwdi Last
August 3. these syinftosw hecasae store
pfostouaccd, aad for the ssaa's safety
he was taken to Dr. Hajsutvosut 's aaai
tariaat oa Meridian Hill where he was
receivtaur Ueattaeat aswl carea lor oy
his htothef. HU coadiioa has heea
auth that he required ahwoat eoa
slant watchlag. aiid either tbe brother
or one of tbe auuw about tbe place
were with hint all the tiate. ThU awralag
the hroUmr tesuporartly abaeated hUu
self horn bis room and when be re
tuned be found bis brother bad cut bU
throat kb a raaor and bad bled to
Coroner faUecaoa was aooaua.
t3iu-iMtie W;
A class of over slaty setabefa, WnVMs
vfeM vers several ladies, took tbe
civil service eiaswiaattot) this awra
lag at tbe City HaU foe tbe PtMtal
Tetegraj bei vVce la this city.
Vt4ii4& taatpe Basae waastar.
Truoji leave Maaacugcou lx 1Xi.w ,
5. t 35, s JU iu 1.' til. , 4 J-', O.JO aul
11 XI i' ill iijixui ll t 55 muts.
BOOKED TO STAY
BLAINE AND TUB PRESIDENT ARE
INDISSOLUm.Y LINKED.
WHY HE AND HARM MUST STICK.
Trying lo Imprws His Reciprocity
Ideas on the Latter.
TILLMAN CAPTURING MANY DELEGATES.
Getartd Farmers' Alliance is Swtlh faro-
Una Tho President's Gettage.
Politieal News and Gossip,
Cavk Mat, N. J., Aug. 5. "Two
men In one boat, whom Interest are
best served by serving each other !
However badly the one may want to
go ashore, ho cannot nITord to forsake
his shipmate, and however the other
may wish to throw ovor his companion,
ho daro not, because he never could
make port without him. Such," says
the correspondent of tbo New York
'&rlt, writing from here last night, "is
the political situation at Cape May.
"Ono does not have to come to Cape
May to see that the commanding figure
of the Republican party Is James G.
Illalno. His presence, rather than Har
rison's, has hallowed tho malarious,
mosquito-Infected marsh now called tbo
'Summer Capital' and set down on tbo
maps as Cape May Point. Illalno has
grown mora rapidly within the past six
weeks than nt any period of his long
career. Ho has bad Ills tips nnd downs,
and It will bo admitted by his severest
critics that each timo lie soars ho alights
on n higher perch of public esteem. He
to-dny occupies such a dominating posi
tion In tho ltcnubllcnn party that every
body Instinctively regards his visit to
tbo President as an act of condescension
NOT (JL'ITK I.IKK HAll H.UU10R.
' I could not help thinking, as I saw
the two men strolling along the broad
lioard walk, how full of elgnlTlcinre Jmt
at ibis time would have appeared the
incident had Mr. Harrison acrepted an
Invliatlon to visit Mr. Maine at Uir
Harbor. Instead of summontng him
here. It would have been heralded n
a compromising humiliation to the
President. Such a visit was paid last
summer. Mahomet went to the moun
tain only a year ago, and we all recall
Ibe wldesnreud rumors of disaffection
that were heard. History has repeated
Itself. Throughout Mr. Maine's atti
tude toward his party has changed.
After two days' careful oltserv.ttion, In
which 1 have seen the President nnd
Secretary of Slate many times. I stake
my judgment on tbe assertion that
their relations are more strained than
they were one year ago. The men as
HKMale without any cordiality; a mutual
reserve posseere them. Maine U no
more tbe Maine of lit Speakership
days than the President Is the Harrison
of the Senate.
KATTKALLY OffOXKXTS.
"Xobcdv acquainted with tbe facts
wilt pretend that any Intimacy ever did
or could exist between these two men.
They areTessentlally one opposed to the
other. Kven If It were settled that the
party were behind the Secretary, tbe
machinery of tbe Government Is Iu the
bands of the President. Mr. Maine
must stay his term out to show that he
can remain, and to disinfect himself of
the 'Jingo' taint now ascribed to him.
He baa formulated a policy of peaceful
comnuic'Ul stfrandlzenu-Bt, ami he
must make a show of development. He
cannot retire to a cave ami promulgate
his theoiles to rivals who have no per
sonal ends to serve la carrying thein
out. No Indeed , nor can be alford to
give up tbe chief post in tbe Cabinet,
iu order that Keed or McKlnley way
secure it. He wouldn't be half so pow
erful as a political martyr as a 'hen
pecked' Secretary of State. To what
purpose would he have endured so many
petty bumilatlons. He must go oa, and
be knows it. Let vs bear no wore,
therefore, about tbe impending erUU at
l'le May Point. He has only to wait,
as he kept tbe President waiting while
he breakfasted on Saturday Morning.
Mt.U. HAXUUtO TH8HSM.VK.
"Give tbeni time and hU party rivals
will dispose of themselves. One year
sgo. alas' Foraker was hailed as the
lvaahoe who'd unhorse tbe Plumed
Knight Heed has beaten hU future to
tatters with bU Speaker's gavel. Sher
man's name has been linked indUsolu
hlv to the obnoxious Federal Election
bill, however much its present form has
been changed a measure which has
heea rendered everywhere offensive by
being christened 'the Force hill' and
Anally the only one remaining Presi
dential aspirant, McKinley, has taken
hU header from an incongruous, IU
ceassdered and unpopular bilL McKln
ley still possfssfs puMfa ronrhleafo but
be made a tactical blunder. Moat
obliging rivaU, are they not? Oh, yes,
James, hold fast'
"Blaine sees all thU, aad he will stay ;
bttt what ate Blaine aad UarrUoa
doing down in tbe pea green cottage?
That U tbe question uppermost in tbe
aublk mind. Every channel of In
formation te carefully guarded, but tbe
Prtsidtnt and Blaine have heea la con
ftrence moat of to day.
a wrmcLT ivtsbvisw.
"Tbe Harrison cottage stead ia tbe
middle of a wide tract of sand. A wide
veranda surround its four sides. I
have visited that cottage several times.
Its elect rk door bell does not ring, tbe
visitor listens ia vain for a responsive
cbocd- But that U sot tbe only pan of
tbe AdsnlnistraUon that needs ftafasg
lis disarrangement eackea little sur
prise. Bv design, aad not by acchkat,
tbe outside world U held at bay-
"Tbe vigorous pounding on, tbe aide
of the door sill liaally brought a w-'i
van. Mr. Blaine greeted your cru
spoadeat courteously. ad furnished
renewed proof of bis marvelous me ui m.v
by recalling bis last meeting with tUw
vuiior at a Stanley Club dinner la 1'' i-
Tbe Secretary hi looking muck better m
tbe face than be did two yeas ago. li
eyes are bright, and bis saaUe bat all "-
old time cheer fulness He w drea-1
h a abort black sack coat. and. as U Ui
wosit. be managed sooa to stand oa iUl
porch and board walk, where be wc-ut
with bis beads fat bis poe.'Ws. He d
dazed that be was delighted with tt
bU nrat visit to Cape bUy TuiuiU4 i
gs.cd lUUuily Out to ae for t, uu-iu -to
if hi 111 Uot 4141 LUc lii.lt 4-ti.a.
that was aked. It was upon the Secre
tary of State's plans for reciprocity with
tbe other Latin American nations.
When the Inquiry was repeated Mr.
Maine turnert his face toward the
speaker, hut afd not a word. Krenl
nally his face broke Into a smile, and he
Mtd
" 'I really don't want to discuss the
matter at present. My letter to Sen
ator Frye define my attltmlo on the
subject
"During the twenty-four hours that
have succeeded that visit every man
with whom Mr. Maine has talked, ex
cept tbe President, has been persontlly
visited with hardly better success. The
fact Is that Mr. Maine is not talking
about reciprocity, except to Mr. Harri
son. Pome of his friends declare that
Mr. Maine regards his plan for reci
procity as above and more than politics,
ami worthy of much more serious con
sideration than his party Is likely to
give It. He wants to reestablish our
commercial supremacy, to do for the
United States what Robert Peel did for
Great Urltaln. It Is a noble ambition,
Ibey say, and Is Intended to show Mr.
Maine In a new and different light, to
counteract the charges of sensational
statesmanship that have been so freely
leveled at him during recent yean."
SHOULD REFUND TIIK MONET.
TUB DOXOB8 OF TIIK CAPB MAYCOTTAOK
ASI) HAHftteoK.
New Youk, Aug. B. The Krtning
Pott says editorially: "Tho letter of
William V. McICcan to the 11'orW on
tho subject of President Ilarrlwn'a
Capo May cottage clones the door (o con
troversy on the main question. Mr.
McKean says that the President has
paid $10.00(3 rash for the cottage and
furniture, and that the payment was ac
cepted by tho subscribers, "very greatly
to llielr roerct and ncalnst their wishes,
frequently nnd earnestly expressed to
tbo Ptesldcnt.' This establishes the
fact that tho cottage was a gift, that It
was accepted ns such, and that no
thought ot paying for It ever entered
tho Presidential mind until adverse
comment was observed in tho press.
"Then there was a scurrying around
to find libs to explain the possession of
the cottage, and as usually happens In
such cases, more weru found than were
ticccsMry. ami they did tiot ngree with
each other. Finally tbo monov win
paid against the wishes of the donors
There Is one thing more that tho public
would like to know, nna that Is whether
tbe President would have bought a cot
tago at Cane May Point If he bad nut
been saddled with one by 'the sub
Kribers ' If he would not, then the
mWi Ihers have done him a doublu
dhtcrvice. They have Involved him In
a dubious transaction and have got bis
momy tiesldes. They might repair the
latter wrong by taking- the cottage bwk
and refunding the $10,000."
A TILL5IAN TIDAL WAVE.
ALI.IANCR IIKMOCKATIC CASIHDATX l0K
10 KH.NOR OK SOUTH CAHOMNA.
Chaklkston, S.O.. Aug. 5. "What's
tbe matter with South Carolina?" every
one Is asking. Tillman seems to have
everything his own way. The conven
tions held yesterdsy in fire counties
have all sent Tillman delegates to the
August convention. This now gives
Tillman a majority ot tnenty latitat
convention, and he has the power to
dictate whether a primary election shall
be ordered or not. If the primary Is
decided upon tbe StralcbtouU have
every hope of defeating Tillman, hut If
not tbe September convention will nomi
nate hi in for Governor.
A split is expected at any moment.
Judge A. C. Haskell or General Joseph
II. Karle are spoken of as leaders against
Tillman In the election. The conven
tions have taken up tbe Congressional
rights, and yesterday indorsed Alliance
men In two districts. It lxks as It
South Carolina Is to have a Tillman
tidal wave. The last csiupalgR meeting
is being held at Walterboro' to day.
COLORED FARMERS' ALLIANCE.
THE XKW r-OMTlC'AI. MOVEMKKT ST UK AW
TO THK XKOHO.
Columbia, S. C, Aug. 3. Tbe Col
ored Farmers' Alllanee has made IU ap
pearance, and State Alliance Lecturer
Powers says It numbers 33,000 members
ia South Carolina. While tbe chief
purpose of tbe order U mutual beaedt,
Mr. Powers says it U intended to do
whatever would be to its advantage. It
would go into polities If necmaary.
A great gathering of the colored Al
linnet of the State ill meet at Aiken
oa Tuesday, w hen a secret conference
will also he hehl to arraage for tbe pre
sealation of Alliance eanakhiUM.
Tillman will probably he indorsed
snd candidates for Congress will be pre
srated in tbe First, Second and Seventh
dUUlcli.
Tbe Uamwu Ursrtkitewa.
Salt Laxb, Utah, Aug. 5. The
sUctioa yesterday resulted 1st the
Liberals sleeting their entire ticket by
majorities ranging from JhhJ to fctt. Tbe
city gives MS Liberal majority over tbe
roswhisnai Mot most and labor. tfcffketSi
Tbe Mcrsaoaa are badly awoken tut. as
tbe result means their everlasting defeat
as a body.
Hr Mw Uaaat Maiantr.
LcH.isvii.ie. Kx., Aug. 5. Keturas
have heea received f rasa about sixty
counties aad Indicate a majority of
30.tw for ToaguMwe. LVmocrat, for
clerk of tbe Court of ApaeaU.
aMFfUaa.
x ate x MaxteasM Attnafc a Tenia
vtisif e we ni w it
Kkw Yes), Aug. - A San Aa
u ui. Ttv, stwcial to tbe Wvrhi say.
An attack w made upon taw town of
shatter, FusfcBo County, yesterdsy
u-oiaiag by twenty tw Met brans State
luuger J. p. Ota was klUed and
I'cpuly Skesifl J. Lees seriously
uouaded while endeavoring to arrest
i lie saexicana.
A poet of maieecs and deputy sfaertis
iavhaaailf tocaitreihuob. It
.. remwtoi thai Sfceftef sacked and
i uratd. Me fwrtbiT partkulacs h
i u.u received bete.
Sua Itofctowm bad Guoigk- Hidgely
.md Hear Herburt arrested last night
id "nt a live dollar hill from bet
band, Snrai. however, failed to nut
a M aBffaaran-e in Police Court this
morning aad tbe defendants bad to be
uncharged A a atuctuuent was Usued
' ' her and Met will Lw U il' uu lur
. uduu to JuJ&. ih..o
DISMISSBD TRAINMEN.
They Were KnlchM or dnliar nml Mem
ber er Orlevnnce Unmtnltte.
Nbw York, Aug. 5. General Man
ager J. M. Toucey of the New York
Central Railroad yesterday raid tint,
within the pest few day, twenty five
or thirty conductors, brakemen and
other trainmen, running between tins
city and Albany on that road, had been
dismissed. Most of these mtn were In
the freight service of the company and
nearly all of them were KnlghU of
Labor. Some of litem were memliers
of grievance committees, which had
from time to time waited upon the offi
cers of the company.
Manage Toucey said that the officers
were competent to run the company ami
would do so without the Interference of
outsiders and non railroad men. Griev
ance committees which have called on
Mr. T.wccy with regard to the dis
missals have received ho satisfaction
the only explanation offered was that
this being tbe dull season, the oppor
tunity had been taken to weed out the
less iieeftil men. One of the men dis
missed Is F. J. Lee, Master Workman
of the Assembly at Alliany.
It Is hinted that the Knights will at
tempt to force the company to terms,
but nothing definite Is known as to their
plans.
ERRORSAND MISPRINTS
WHY THEY ACCUMULATE IN THE GOV
ERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE.
The i.Tnlnt nr l'irtlRnlili" Ilm Of
inorallrtit Wlmt Might lie tho
Model l'rlnterr or
tlin Worlit.
hUUtor Critic: During a debate In
the Senate a few days stneo on a reso
lution, Introduced by Senator Sherman,
looking to the correction of abuses In
the printing of the Congrmiomil llteoni.
Senator Hoar said:
"Ilefore the resolution Is adopted I
should like to say that 1 have no doubt
tho present Public Pilnter Is a faithful
and able olllcer and docs his duty to
tbe best of his ability. He has not
been very lone In office, but I think It
ought to be observed publicly, tint
thetc have been more misprints ami
errors In tbe matter which rrvnes to m
from the Printing Oltice, bills and such
things, within the last year than have oc
curred before In the same period of time.
I think that Is the experience of all the
members of the Senate, and that there
should lie somewhere a more cireful
proof reading and scrutiny of the matter
which l printed."
Senator Gorman, a member of the
Senate Committee on Printing, defended
the Public Printer. He said.
"I feel Ixmnd to say that the present
rubllc Printer, I lielleve, endeavors to
discharge ills duties faithfully. There
have been a great many mtstsKes in ttte
matter that has come front that oltice.
the printing of bills, of the Cungrtt
M'liiul Utcortl and of various public
document. It Is fair In say for him
thai a large portion of these mistakes Is
Incidental to, and always follows, a
change in the bead of that oltice. The
head of tbe oltice belongs to either one
of the two parties. He U In the order
of things
COMPELLED TO CHVJOIE
proof-readers and other officials con
nected with him, who are directly re
sponsible for tbe management of that
rttlce. and that change has probably
been greater under the present Public
Ptluter tbau under any of his predeces
sors in tbe saute length of time, and as
a matter of course this leads to an In
creased number of mistakes
Now. from an experience with three or
four Public Printers who have preceded
tbe pretest Incumbent, I think be is do
ing all that mortal man can do with tbe
facilities be has, with the miserable
office (with lis bad atmosphere aad bad
lights), which we have been attempting
to improve, with ttte number of em
ployes be has."
Prior to the establishment of the
Government Printing Office, several
systems, including the contract system,
were tiled aad condemned by Congress
on account of the delay and inferior
quality of the work.
Tbe joint resolution providing for tbe
establishment of the Government Print
ing Office passed the House of Kepre-seniaiivt-s
oa May 31, 100, by a vote of
ISO lo 't. sad was concurred ia by tbe
Senate un June 18, ImUO, by a vote of
31 to 1 1
Iuiing the debate on the reaoluoost
ia tbe House of Representative, Hon.
John A- Gurley of Ohio, ebatratan of
the Committee on Printing, said:
"Tbe public printing has been made
a iubject of general aiscuaslon. strife,
and even quarrels, ia both Houses of
Congress and between tbe various po
litical parties with short intervals for a
full half eentury. It baa brought
HOBS COaTUHT AKO DlSUSUcB
upon our government than have come
front any single cause that can be men
tioned. "But some nervous gentlemen are
greatly aiarmrrf at tbe idea that a Gov
ernment printing office would become
a sort of hospital for political invalids.
These U just about as much danger that
tbe Kew York Tribuia. Ikruld and
yyuiff ijSjfeg ftl become a yful'j.'""
for broken down potitielans as that a
public printing office would beiome
smb. managed by a competent and
The tf oris of tbe suolUmea of all
parties have ever bees to crush out tbe
labors of those seeking a radical and
genuine reform in that department.
The atltmpt to estaMUb such an office
at now proposed bat bee made without
the Wast regard tu party advantages,
and I trust thai no bfli will Baas either
mouse estabUabtog one thaTnas evert
ike nU of partisanship about it."
Were it possible for tbe cbalrmasj of
the Uuuse I'oauuliu on Printing of
the Thirty sixth Congreas to return la
this planet and inspect tbe f culu of bis
labor the twmewM- printing office tbat
has spread, and U tUl spreading, itself
over Swampoodle." braacha ia
nearly every executive Penartswat--be
would. a doubt, he surprised,
probably shocked. W iMtdtMsite
"attsu. os- FAUiiaasatMr'
reads from the St Lwren to tbe
Gulf, and from the AUaatie to tke
JscinV. and tbat errors and saUpriate. '
some of tbetu very loowy, ate bws
i fully charged to the
spotm
He would and tbat lrg numbers of
compel faithful and experieaed
Vi iirs mtia aave been i.llnmrWBti tlurlBf
1 tbe past ear and their places ailed by
' other lvss cxpcrieitLtd uften iacom
P.uui but Li aouU m-"- uad that eu.h
I uUia vU olu) 1)1.' JJvSi-'tlaleJ, Ut
violation of the plain prorlsiotu of the
law of July 81, IWS, wlirch says
"That frwn ami after the rtassajre of
this act It shall be the duty of the
lubllc Printer to employ no workmen
not thoroughly skilled In their rcspert
Ive branches of Iwrlnstry, m shown by
trial of their skill under his direction "
This law ha been more flatrantly
violated dnrlng the past year than ever
before "In the same period of time,"
and Senator Gorman "hit the nail on
the head" when he stated that " a
matter of course this leads to an In
creased number of mistakes."
These "growing difficulties" the in
crease of "misprints ami errors" can
neither lie charged lo the "faciilthw"
placed at the disposal of the PnWte
Printer nor to the "miserable otHce.
with its bad atmosphere," for his pra
dectstrtrs ami the predecessws of Ms
employes had to face
TUB SAMR r)tAI)VATOKS
The rnly excuse that ran fairly be made
for the Increase of errors and misprints
during tbe past year is the fact that the
employes have been permitted or com
pelled to work twelve, fourteen ami
sixteen hour a day In that "miserable
office with Its bad atmosphere," which
few men can do ami maintain the quan
tity and quality or their work. (m
pelllne employes lo work In excess of
eight Itrmrs a day Is also a violation of
law. Economy and accuracy would
have been secured by the re employ
ment of the skilled employes discharged
for political reasons and assignlnsr them
to duly as an "tight hour night force,"
instead of working Ibe regular day
force far Into the nlaht. Kvery Intelli
gent person will readily see that 100
fresh men will do mote ami lietter work
Iu eight hours than 300 will do in four
hours after an honest day's work of
eight hours in a "miserable office with
bad atmosphere."
Senator Hoar ald that the present
Public Printer "has not lieen very long
In oltice." but It should be observed
publicly that ho has done more to
IMI'Atlt TIIK KKKICIR.NTY
of (he printing department of the Gov
ernment than" any of his predecessors
by wholesale discharge In violation of
law; In violation of the platform on
which his party was placed In power,
and In violation of the prlnclp'es of the
International Typograptdcat Union and
tbe pledges made tn prominent mem
bcrs nf said organization by the leaders
of bis party in the last campaign.
If tLu principles of the I T I' were
carried out In Ibe Government Prlnilntr
Office all competent employes would
1 e secure In their positions, as thy are
in private offices, so long as they faith
fully discharge their duties, and the
ertnis and misprints reduced lo a mini
mum. No (spable public officer, who,
If he be honest, mutt look upon "pub
lic office as a public trust," rather than
as a "private snap," would dismiss ef
ficient employes without cause and rill
their places with others less "skilled In
their respective branches of Industry,"
In violation of the evident spirit, if not
the very letter of the law. Such a
course would not be In accordance with
Found "business principles," yet It ! a
Isct that iut.se lime uonoreii piinctme
have lieen almmt entirely Ignored in
the discbarge snd appointment of em-
filoyes by Public Printer Palmer dur
ng the iast year. I'iuntkh.
FINANCIAL AND COMMERCIAL.
,Vpk Yurk SlHck.
To-dsy's?isw l orK stork warkst quoU
tious, furbished by C. T. liaveaeer.
Rooks sad It, Atlantic bulUlof, KM IT
street Bortbwtrtt. Curfsspoatlsnts, M. J.
Mrinltmui, New York; Chandler, Brown A
Co., Chicago:
STOCKS. Optn'l.W STOCKS. OlMMSMM
A.TASKi 411 '-l OftMba
Csn. South.. H !H " lTd -
O.I., H.AQ1U5 '(HI Ore. Trans., m m
Con, Gas ?. X.a.S. Co l WJ
I'.KIAl'M MM m .leading tit
IM, I. A W. 1 m ' S. SW.Iti'l
Del. A, llud K. ril 4
Erie 351 H Te. Pac ISI
Jersey Csn.lil US Ten. C. A I
L. A Jf Mi S5 V. rc flftf
Uke aaore. 10tt '.eel Yab. p'f'4
Mo. Pee Toi W '. Uakm... uttl
NY N K. m tn WA LKp'd TT
N A Wp'fd "etrotsum.. Mi
N. Y. Cen... 107 :uT Am. CUCU luj
H. Pae W 33 c'.OssTruat 51
p'fa. SI I I'.i SsrL'dT'rtlsM
Xortbat..U' 113 . Hefla. Co, H
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The CJhHui HurksU,
To-dsy's (.au-sao grwa and proetslon
market qnotatloas, fttrulabwl by C. T.
ilaveaaer, KoomaVsnd 11, Atlaatle HulM
tag.SnuF street northwest. Convspoatl
eats. X. 0. Meedaam, Xew York; Cbsnd
1m. Browa A Co.. Cuicsao.
nsur.amCaw tvax. Opm Clan
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sVpt to& nil Sept...
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oats.
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sept 41 a
oa
WtKfclBgimt asck BralMMiae,
aslss Mssnrtar CaHrg etaek .
1). C. 3.es, $1,000 et taaf. Auark-aa
Urspbopnoae, fio at lj. at iaj.
ntsfeHftaaffiss mams - U- n sbactrst
ls, 50Vf. A d'. K. UMT$f
KtnVkS, ;t. W. A O ConvertibU, e's.
Mi; XasMUc BaU Ass'a, 5's. C leS, -,
tt'asa, Xarket Co.. lit Hurt-. ', -,
ask Market Co., Imp., a's, :ir. lai'd A
aaabeard Co., a's, V law, -. Wash. U
lafaatrir, 1st, 's. MMM, W7. WaU. U. ia
tautxj.il, Pa, IISM. W, Wasa. Oas Want
Co., ler. A, e'e. UTi. Waa. Uas Ugbt Co.,
asr. U, 6's, 1 1 Uigivatc Ice Cosipaay.lst
Hots., as, '.uu. .tuintt-au aecurtly ami
Trmrf, !Utf.
aattuaal Baub MoeaaBamfc eC Wasb
agtoa,4Si. autaol BepabUc. IMS; XeUa
eoUtan, i:, Caatral, -, Second, as).
Farmer ad Hat-hanks', 1W: Cttisan',
ITCi; Coliuatla ITS. Capital, lilt Watt
Ibid, lut, traders', US, liueola, !
KaUsoad aaocaa Wsaatagtan and
8aegetva, . MrtaaBoMtan, Wti Co
UiattZs. W; Capitol aadKortb U sJtrast,
60; Ti-itffgffl and skadier's SVassja, ;
tieorgtioaa and teacaUytosra, aV,Ugwr
wood, .
tosaraace atocas ftraaais's. ; faak
fcta, 55; Mrtrvpolltaa. Wa Satioa) UaEaa.
at, Arbetosv ; Corcoran, , Cobssa
fata. l$i Genoaa-Amsstcan. laflt mmsmssw
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TbMe iasuraaui atuck b4 SstsM
Tttu-,1-. toiuUeruk,, Wastaaiiuw
JlUg, ,
tias ss-1 KW.trtc Uebt at-ucks Wsstuag-
gUctne UgUt. lo
bet Co-, . VasUugtoa krick Mlfabm
Co., -. bMat faiu kn c., mTSm
Uiiii ymfittu. Co.. -U, Kstionsl nase D
i WsshiimtoB Uuta a4 tftust Co.. 1;
' ts). Hygiejitc lee Co.. 3?, Uto-Oicaa
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1 emnttssnt lA'lnnnnnnnBsmiBV Vas
fur the Outriet CutmuJuu, Sdhwwi
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DEATH 18 NEAR
KEMMimifl HtSCKU. OPSTUB
AWAITS Til 8 SUMMON
STRIKING OOKTRrVST T THE nWk.
Pardonea XHrdnr Pms Ui
Gloomy PorUis of Aakra.
KEABT FOR THE IMEHNB TlAE8T,
Whkft, It U Mimi, Will OMtf Mn
Te-Mwrw Stmlml-llrl Wlt
SrTJ Arriflaf.
Avnunir, K. Y., Aug. 5. Thrt wm
an event at the State prison this morn
ing In striking contrast with the im
pending tragedy. A big-boned, healthy -looking
man, six feet three Inches In
height, stepped out of the prison gate
a free citlren after twelve years and fottr
months of sternly confinement.
William Hums was only 17 years old
when he was sent to State prison from
Syisctise under sentence of life Impris
onment for in tinier. While under the
Influence of liquor, believing that two
nun were Hying to steal his employer'
team of horses, he assaulted them, ami
one of them died of the Injuries re
ceived. Strong efforts were made to
obtain executive Interference, ami they
wcte finally successful. This morning
tbe messenger from Albany arrived
with the pstdon, ami
CASTINO ASIDK TIIK TRIOON OAKK.
which he had worn all through the
years of his early manhood, and don
ning the garments of civilisation. Wil
liam Hums walked through tbe door
w ay of tbe prison and passed the great
iron gale a free and happy man. And
down in the basement of the prison
building the murderer, Kemmler, sat on
the ride of Ids Hide Iron cot, staring it
the steel walls of his narrow cell, await
ing the call that should
St MMOX It I VI TO IIKATK.
Kemmler does not know when tbe
call will come. He knows that he U tn
die some timo this week, and ha U as
nearly prepared for death as be hn
been at any time. He ate a aood bretk
fast this morning. It there was any
doubt of his healthy appetite awl hw
sound physical condition it should tw
dispelled by the story which comet
from Sawyer, the hospital physician
Dr. Smwj er Inspects all tbe food tint
goes to Kemmler. A few days sgo he
beard that the keeper, who carriai the
food down stairs, had been esllng p-ut
of It. He spoke to the man about the
story and the reply ne received wis
"Ob, Krtnler eats too much. He licks
the plates."
So far as is known only two of the
twenty one witnesses summoned by tho
warden have arrived. They are Dr. C.
Y. SlePonakl of New York, president
of tbo State Lunacy Commission, and
llolierl Dunlap of New York. Dr. Fell
of ltuflato was not here this morning.
He is tbe man who tried his patent re
suscitating apparatus on
TIIK CALf AND THK HOKIN
In the prison when they were electo
cuted last December. The npparatm
which hss been used with success upon
persons who bad been ia tbe water
failed to revive either tbe calf or the
horse. Dr. Fell tnsy try this machine
upon Kemmler.
What promised to Iw preliminary
tragedy occurred near tbe Stale prison
early this mornlne. X. W. Hosier, an
electrician from Sew York, who ha
been here for some time working for
the warden, was found at 5 o'clock
I) log oa be road way under an approach
to the railroad bruise badly cut and
bruised. How long be bad lain there
bo one knew. It was supposed that he
was under tbe Influence of liquor when
be fell. He was taken to tbe hospital,
where be was found to be severely but
not seriously injured.
WAUDEX pimrrox
said to tbe special correspondent of the
railed Press this morning tbat so test
of tbe dynamo bad bean made within
the last twenty four boars nd that
none would be made to-day. He U
coendent tbat the machinery Is is per
feet condition.
The understanding sdll prevails thst
the viccutloa will occur between mid
nigbt and o'clock to morrow m ru
lag. Kemmkr's body will probablv !-
burled in tbe prison burial lot on FtuU
avenue. Thin is a desolate patch f
ground, bounded on tbe north by Fort
till) Cemetery on tbe east and west by
tbe property of citizens aad cm tbe
south by Pitch avenue. Kemmler
ccma was made in the prison- shop
st vera! months ago.
Warden iHtrstoa received telegram
to day frames. State Senator Uanhtl H
McMillan of But ate, who introduced
lattuw. aayiag that be would be in
U'asblagtoa io-daj-and tomorrow sua
therefor could not attend the etx i
' n. This aa
TUB OKI.Y D&l UK ATllW
received up to noon. Judtfe falkli t
tbe aViate Supreme Court, District At
torney Ouloby of Buialo, Or. J. 1.
eVutbakkuf BuSaio, ami Ibr. Ckarle
poaler of BusTalo arrived durtag the
forenoon ami registered at tbe 0b.rue
Houm:.
Warden Dttrston said tlife aJtataooa
that Kesaaahw did n receive a letter
from bbt btotber
faa rej
-H.ajhicU
.'aed a
ri!i
gvcry
bteo'd letter aidrtL.i ;
was aeseived at the pn
crank's rcjuwt for L'
Many suck rc4uct tr.
day.
r-tan.r, sot im
Hatsk- Itisrcpoi' i
that tb iet'uU..ii nuj
Tburstlsy saftrnin tf ,L -
alaeoce ol some- of iK
till considered !'-.' -all
iH be over befote I o
row morale j
uati1
I tbe
it u
. thu
-Bc
eAaoit. tXw, 4hj 3
TglPinwrsV 41 - vhPWflBMSsvssjsmss1 i1 mBsjf mjmen-- -"i
irU mdmt, was. o lAoaday aaght
tbiasbed by ekie McDonald aad U
Iwjdcr tot having on Wtu.rdy li
puUihed an ankle redetiiag sevetcly
cmthvai Tbe women, wko aw laro
andwuacular beat Mr CoauulaJ, U.
ia a auiall maa with their rhua until ha,

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