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22D YEAH NO. 6,880.
WASHINGTON, D. C, TI1UKSDAY EVENING, AUGUST ai, 1890.
PRICE TWO OlSNTS.
REPUBLICANS SORRY H)R GIVING
AWAY THE CAUCUS SECRETS.
DIRTY LINEN TO BE PRIVATELY WASHED
Explanation as to Why the Quay
Resolution Was Not tolled Up.
WHAT A DEMOCRATIC SENATOR SAYS.
Interesting Gossip of the Situation Generally-Lwh
I A goodly audience had gathered In
Uio Senate Cbntnbor this morning to
listen to tho continuance of the debate
on tbe Quay resolution, lint that cele
brated resole was pot beard from. Sena
tor Plumb's resolution, concerning tbe
Bale of liquors, wines and beers In tbe
Senate restaurant was discussed, but
not acted on. Ills resolution concern
ing tbe cbarges arjalnst Lieutenant
Guy was ndoDtcd. This braco of
resolves and Mr. Quay'8 wcro Intro
duced on tbe same d ay, Tho specta
tors, particularly tbe correspondents
who tlironpcd tbe press gallery, fairly
held tbclr brcatb as tbe President pro
(emjxjre announced the adoption of tbo
Guy resolution. Nothing could now
interfere wllb tho calling up of tbo
Quay resolution. At least, so tho spec
But at this moment Senator Quay,
clad In a scdato gray suit, and serene as
a May morning, emerged from tho ob
scurity of bis scat within the shadow
of tbo cortb gallery, passed to tbo open
space In front of the presiding ofllcer,
walked down tbo main aisle, crossed
ovu to Mr Aldrlcb, Mid something to
Mm tied disappeared within the Itcpub
Mr Aldrlcb rose and said that I
there were no further business to be
transacted In tho morning hour he would
call the Tariff bill up.
It was not yet 11 o'clock. What did
this move moau? Why was not In
Quay resolution called up? These wcr
tbo questions which sprang quietly to
tbe lips of tbe correspondents, who wore
slightly dazed by the turn uuttors bad
"It means that Quay is beaten." said
the pro Force men.
But It doesn't mean anything of tbo
bind. It means simply that tbe Repub
lican leaders bare come to their senses
far enough to realize the folly of wash
ing their dirty llnun In public. They
hare consequently determined to settle
the points luvolved In the Quay resolu
tion In tecrct conference and to put a
stop to unseemly wrangling among
themselves In open Senate.
This movement began yesterday, and
was precipitated by tbe fiery speech of
It Is In effect to modify ths Quay res
olution by Including in It the Force bill,
that measure to be set for a day certain
la December next, ami the previous
question be ordered en another day
No doubt this compromise will be
agreed to by a large majority of the Re
publican Senators and will, perhaps,
Lie accepted by all. Its adoption will
be facilitated by the absence of Sen
ator Edmunds, who to day left to lie
gone a week, having obtained leave
But can this com promise get through
tbe Senate There's the rub. The
Democrats can delay the passage of this
compromise resolution as readily as tbe
passage of the Force bill Itself. Mr.
F rye's assertion in bis speech yesterday
that tbe Republican Senators coukl, by
meeting at 10 o'clock Is lb morals
and sitting until 6 in tbe evening aid
iheu lemaiaing all sight If necessary,
change tbe rules to provide tV
tbe previous riueetloa, is reckoning
without the Democrats. Potty thre:
BepublU ana would have to be la thel
eeais i onstanlly, The Democrats would
only need to keep ive or six men there,
tue rest could indulge ia "nature's
sweet restorer" to tbelr bodies content
They could keep it up ladeaaitely.
Tbe plain fact U that th Republicans
are in a Lad way, and nobody knows
belter than they. They are divided on
tbe justice and tbe expediency of the
Force bill. Tbey at divided oa the
questloa of changing the Bwiitir rates.
They are dividedo the Tariff bill now
pending in tbe fimnnl They don't
want to adopt tbe Quay retalutiua. pur
and simple. Yet they can't rose
through tbe senate the coatptoads
resolution, of which they are now talk
ing Tbe only resolution relating to the
order of bueiaess of the iitsstna which
can be passed in the Senate without
charsge ot tbe rules, Is one which wttl
postpone the Force bill until the coating
session nest D& ember, without "Hug
an sneeim; day when it shall come up.
TU Quay resolution doe this la elect.
It prett-nts consideration of the Fueee
Mil at tbU session, by otuilunr all tef
ckucc to it
A leading Democratic Senator taki
Ibis morning that bis tide was waiting
foe tbe Republicans to show tbet hands
fully bfore determining oa their ova
touK-c They would go oa ditcutsiag
the Tans bill w they had sat out to do.
If tbe RepuUkiiiu come to shew with a
f L.ir , J puatlive proposition '"tdrg to
a spt.td adwurnweat they would coa
aider it He aad.be sJU, ao objec
tiou to M"ftffg a day an early
d for adjournment If the Re
4,uUuais would coaseat to the
puatpooeuient of proposed obaoaiout
surnames until next estate Asked If
bL meant the Force bill, be replied
uVu were several objerttaaable weat
tui lbt poslpnnenMBt -mould he
niiboui the aaiuiag of a dMaite day
for the Force bW
Mr tjav a resolution uas. under the
Km .its gum. ou Iht calendar
! .!. i -. u Ik UiJJ -lit) i l.
to bring It again brre
the Penale. That rote won'd be a twt,
as it wotiM umtotibtedly be taken by
yeas awl rmys.
In tbe meantime, the Senate Is pro
ceullng ewelly as It would do If Mr.
Quay's resolution had been adopted
In very wolk, the Democrats, for far
as tbe tore bill Is coeceraed, have the
ItcpuWIcaw In chancery.
IlK HAD BVHRTTHttfn lire OWS WAY IS
The Democratic convention of tbe
Klgklh Congressional district of Vir
ginia at Leesburg yesterday resulted In
tbe nomination of General William II.
F. Lee At 12 30 o'clock Hon. J. F.
Ryan, delegate to tbe Legislature, called
tbe convention to order and Introduced
Dr. J. I). Pendleton as temporary chair
man and Attbur Sheet, as temporary
stcretaiy. After the appointment of "a
committee on credentials tbe convention
took a recess until 2 o'clock.
When the convention reconvened
Captain Kemper, from tbe committee
on ixirmnncnt organisation, reported tbe
names of Captain George R Head of
Leclmre Tor permanent chairman; E
McD. Green, editor of the Culpepor
Hrpencnt, secretary, and nil representa
tives Of newspapers present, assistant
secretaries, Captain Vf. Vf. Athcy, ser-ecant-at
arms, and ono vice president
from eflcli county. The rules of the
Houeo of Delegates of Virginia wore
adopted, and Chairman Head was es
corted to tho chair by n committee ot
five. He mado nu excellent speech ask
ing for the earnest support of tho nomi
nee, and after the committee on cre
dentials bad reported tho platform was
adopted. The Silver bill, tho Force
bill and proposed Tariff measures were
condemned, and the passage of proper
laws for tbe protection of tbo agricul
tural Interests as demanded by the
farmers of tbo country urged, though
the sublreasury plan of the Farmers'
Alliance was not specifically advocatod.
When nominations wcro declared In
order Charles P. Janncy nominated
General Lee, and It was enthusiastically
seconded. Amotion was mado to nomi
nate General Lee by acclamation, but
before It could bo put Delegate Kell of
Alexandria nominated Captain .1. W.
Foster of Loudoun. At once there was
uproar. Kell refuted to withdraw tbe
name. Someone moved to nominate
Lcc by acclamation, and It was carried.
utiting tbe excitement linn. E 1;.
Meredith bad been nominated, but bis
name was withdrawn Immediately. Mr.
Kelt and several of the Foster men left
tho hall. The convention then pro
ceeded to nominate General Lee. Ills
opponent only rccolvcd six votes.
General Lee was Informed nt hU
nomination and Introduced to tho con
vention. He mado an earnest speech,
and was enthusiastically applauded.
Hon. E E. Meredith followed General
Lee, pledging bis support, and after a
speech by Representative Wilson of
West Virginia tbe convention ad
journed. TROUBLE IN CAMP ALREADY.
IXVBf nOATIXO A ruOMlNUNT ALUANCK
MAN rOU UIHIOSBOTV.
Nrw York, Aug. 21. A special to
tbe IlmtUl from A''atita, Ga.. says The
State Alliance Convention has devel
oped a sensation here in tbe investiga
tion which is going on ot one of the
biggest Alliance men In Georgia, Felix
Corput, of Rome, ex president of tbe
Slate Alliance Exchange. In a speech
before tbe convention Corput denied
tbe truth of tbe cbarges. As he did so,
another delegate read an atodavlt ot a
prominent stockman, which dealt with
transactions that Corput bad while
president of tbt exchange, aud tended
to show that Corput was looking out for
a percentage fur himself. A similar
charge grows out of tbe transactions
with a Baltimore guwo firm. These
amdavils, it Is said, were the direct
cause ot Corput's resigning the ex
change presidency, which he did so
lime ago. At that tine there were
rumors of crookedness, but ho fuels
could be learned. A committee Is In
vestigating tbe matter.
LACK OF IXTBKEfiT IK STATU lOUTIC
It. WET VIRUIMA.
MARTiKabuaa. Aug. 81. Tbe Re
publican State Convention to nominate
a candidate for Judge ot the Supreme
Court of Appeals, assembled la tbe
Central Opera House yettardav. Tbe
son attendance of delegates and' lack of
enthusiasm through the whole proceed
ings convinced every one that tbe at
tempt to consolidate the party ia the
Mate aad smooth over the wounds of
the many who have been snubbed by
the Administration was a failure. There
were not more than ISO delegates pre
eat, aad a great many counties were
not represented at all
Judge Ilogaa of Uoaoegalii, J. A.
Brown aad F. M. Iteyaolds of Preston
County were put in nomination. The
lrat ballot resulted ia almost a tie be
tween the former two aad Mr. Reynolds
casae whale thirty votes of receiving
the Hosniantion Ia the second balbrf
Brown withdrew la favor of Reynold
aad it was moved to sake the aomlaa
Uoa of the latter uaanimrms, whkb was
UOSCH TELLLNG TALES.
thc VAJott mem taw amtxtom
CAMCMN 49 t AY.
Hurra in Pa., Aug. 81. JUjor
Sexauei A T.jnerii. for waay years oae
of Sefteteir Quay's ctoseat poittbcel
friends and a power ia Schuylkill
Cesjyasy viynf nitons, has cut tooae I roue
the boss aad is asowiag apsetty wide
swash of bis owe
The RepuUb.au convention of the
Fourth District was held oa Tuesday
aad Loses was pretty thoroughly done
ut. ilia treat went made htm flghj
SMai 9JitL bo imlMifdjEkftd blfiifitHf i PA
low Sesftfe QuAjr'tt frWtMU wee cUcu-
ika9 Ml sill htfflni QIT. aaBd I aUkVA Be)
doubt they apeak by authority. The
charge of treason comes with bad grace
Irons aeaator Quay, la 177. when
Paaanose aad Hart were the Republi
can candidates for Auditor General aad
State Treasurer, the purse of C.uueron
was disgruntled tmmuft Pressdgnt
Baes had refused to reappoint J.
TV'pald Casaeroa Secretary of War.
Orders enuitf fxom Vaslngton to call a
caucuk of the Kepublkau menihers of
tbe LtrbaUure Within forty eight
boUIn GtUcl-J CaOiitoU lxX pliLti ali
usUui'i u m Lht Ui- U .f tUi. Gji.r
nor ami desired bit son Donald t - be his
"Bv calling a baety cancus be ex
peeled to force Don's election, whether
the people desired it or not. His orders
were carried out, Quay manipulating
Ihe lob. To still further rebuke the
Prewdent, Cameron ami Quay refined
to allow tbe State Convention to Indorse
Hayea ami quietly permitted the lm
preselon lo go abroad that P.tssmore
ami Hart were to be defeated We all
nmlenrtootl tbe situation, and Passmore
and Hart were defeated. Hampered
as I was, I devoted every pre tno
ment to tbe support of the Republican
"In 1888 William Llrsey of Alle
ebasy County, was nominated for State
Treasurer against Quay's wishes, and
be sent out word lo have htm defeated.
He asked me to name a man to put up
acalnst him as a Democrat, ami 1 se
lected Major Bryson McCool of Potts
vllle, who was nominated, and who,
because of Quav's treachery, was de
feated." Losch also says that this Is only lits
Cnlltornln Democrats Sponk Unt
The Democratic State Convention
held at San Jose, Cal., yesterday,
adopted a platform reaffirming tbe
principles of the St Louis Convention
of 1691, and declaring against a de
pleted Treasury, thc Imposition of un
equal and oppressive taxes, the effort to
enact coercive legislation, tho arbitrary
disrecartl by tbe Speaker of tbo House
of Representatives of alt parliamentary
rules, and thc shameless servility dis
played by tho majority of the House In
yielding n ready obedience to tils tyran
nical mandates, tbclr refusal to Join the
Democracy In Its efforts to procuro tho
nassacc of tho moasuro permitting tho
free coinage of silver, neglect of the
present Administration to modify tho
admlPrdly erroneous tariff, and sug
gests with more emphasis than words
that thc reins of Government should be
placed In safer bands. Thc platform
also favors the cnaclmont of laws
against pools and trusts, the election of
United States Senators by direct vote of
the people, pledges Its nominees to the
Legislature lo use all lawful means to
secure thc adoption of the Atutmllan
yenntor Vhiico Indoried.
The Slato Democratic Convention at
Raleigh, N. C , yesterday nominated a
Judicial ticket and adjourned. Chief
Justice Mcrrlman and Justice Clark
were renominated, and the nine superior
ctiuri juuges inuorseu ior re election.
Senator Z. II. Vance was Indorsed for
ic-tkcllon in 1801, and a platform
nuopicu lavorintr tree coinage ot sliver.
Increase of the currency and the repeal
of the Internal revenue laws. Tbe plat
foim also denounces tho McKlnley bill,
the Federal Election bill and the tyran
nical course of Speaker Reed. The In
crease of tax for public education ami
the demandt of the Farmers' Alliance
arc also advocated.
l'floniltlilp's llnuil in the North,
At the second day's meellntf of the
Farmers' State Alliance Convention of
Virginia at Lynchburg the following
resolutions were unanimously adopted:
Whereas Alliances arc shaking baa.lt
across the Potomac, across the MluUslppt,
across the ragged peaks ot tbe Itocklei,
and, far grander still, across tba IdooJy
cbatm, stress tbe Mason and Dixon line;
U tir eousctottcvles polltlclaut In our
National Congress have advocated measures
aud expressed sentiments to arouse the old
sectional feel lug engendered tj tbe war.
He it retotifl, That we, tbe Slate
farmer' Alllauce ol Virginia, do Intend to
grasp, wltb a tighter AlUsuce grip, tbe
ands of our Alliance brother ot tbe
North, determined to bold together wltb
locked tbislds, in spite ot alt snorts to
arouse prejudices between us, until the
final emancipation of tbe laborer and pro
ducer Is accomplUhed.
AUGUST FREE ARRESTED FOR USING
the Practice or Uloc Otttcial Note
paper far t'rlv.ile l'arpate Leadi ta
Trouble tnlereitloi: Develop
Yesterday afternoon, about i o'clock
Dtputy U. S. Marshal Stewart brought
August Free, an employe of the Bureau
of Education, before the Police Court.
Free is charged with having purloined
$35 or flO worth of stationery belong
ing to tbe department where he works.
When he eaue before Judge Mills
j esterday afternoon be was represented
by bis attorney, Mr. Coleman, who
asked that a continuance be granted.
Judge Mills bad a Urge amount of busi
ness to attend to and tbe Court was la
session until nearly 6 o'l lock. He, how
ever, took Pree's case under advisement
aad granted a conliauame of one week
with the uaderataadiag the defendant
was to furnish f 1, 000 bond.
Ia company with Deputy Stewart
Free called upon Coagresaataa Alien of
Michigan aad asked hisa to beeosne his
bosalwnaa This the Coagseassaaa de
clined to do, aad afterward his attorney,
Wr Coleumu. placed hiaetf oa tie
Free came from Michigan and cUiass
that he had no Intention whatever of
steeling stationery beloagbag to the
It is now and has beets for year a
practice, it U claimed, for those eat
ployed la the DepAi tweass to take tetter
and note bead, aad envelope as they
chose for private corwspoudeace. Oace
is a while there have been cottipialess
made by the chiefs of division that the
ssastoaery di sappr fflwf suddenly, but
beyofid this ao cMstpiaiaa hai been
saade. Isow the attftr has been
promptly brought heiote the courts and
whea the trial cceaea up neat week
some rk-h devetoptaenis can he looked
ttetst MeSvean tiis&sneseu.
XX F44i Aug . tl ei i&A occurs
bttwwn ctt.tkMUnM i Uwao TJU. tout
lkittt tileAg. f tQia kgUffi. Maafcj&LY.. TlaijAats
eWW SHP1 mmr MWOTW SWtrSBfWaW w"VMH
the trouble Cutitous Oatrk aad two
others a ere killed. Tbe mea who dU
the hilling ate from Peco Vaiey
Davis i west known autosg the cAttle
utea of thia tato
Bjcaxi. Aug. 1 lo the course of a
forced watch aaade by a Bavartaa sg4
abcnl boas '"'tfir'Sfit to Mtfabwst one
buadrvd aad eeoty men were sua
atrui. k sad fell out of the ranks Three
of l-Ut UicU LlU sJUlC Jiwd Hill icl.Il
t U- 4 V 'h,
RAUM ADMITS IT
HE BORROWKD 81000 W NOTES
INDOKSED RV I.KMON.
THE AITORNEY RECEIVED NO FAV0R3
The CorBBiiwiwur Dooms tbt Uni
reml Refrigerator OfMnpaaj.
IT HAS A MOST WONDERFUL INVENTION.
Spat Mwmb Mers. Snyser aad Oeeptr.
Ram ladigsanlly Says H Is Net
Qnilty of M!NBdntt is Offtes,
Tbe special Home commltlc appoint
til to Investigate (be charges made by
Bepresentatlve Cooper of Ohio against
Commissioner of Pensions Haunt, be
gan Its Investigation today.
Mr. Cooper, at Mie npenlog of the
session, mode a statement as to his
present rotations to the committee, lie
said be bad based bis opinion In regard
to thc conduct of Commissioner Ilautn
upon what be bad read In the news
papers. After making an investigation
be came to thc conclusion that tho
charges preferred were sutllclcnt tocill
for an Investigating committee.
Commissioner Ilium said be bad
nothing to fear frc.i the Investigation
The charge of corruption Id olllce, he
said, was bis connection with a private
corporation. Ho objected to tbe drac
glng In the books of a corporation, but
said be was willing to testify In the full
est nnd most direct way that no stock ot
tho Universal llefrlgerator Company
bad ever been sold to employes of the
Pcntlon Ofllce and that any ot them
"Do you expect to show that no slock
was ever offered to na emplove ot the
Pension Bureau?" was asked Mr.
Cooper by Judge Sawyer.
Mr. Cooper- "I am not the party un
der Intcstlgallon; but as Commissioner
Haum has brought In the matter I think
we ought to have the books "
Judge Sawyer- "Have you a llt of
Commissioner Ilium: "As president
of the Universal Ib-filaerator Company
I have cbaige of all the books and know
all tbe stockholders." The Commit
tloncr added that behind Mr. Cooper,
who, he believed, waa not trrlns to in
jure him, there were other parties who
Had undertaken the vlllianous task of
destroying bis character and credit.
Mr. 8rayter of Ohio was not In favor
of prcduclng thoboke at the very out
set of (he luvestlgtllon. Mr. Itaum h id
said he f bjected to the produe'Ioa of
thc boobs, but was willing to toitlf v as
to wilt, the stockholders were
Judge Sawyer offered a resolution
that, as Ihe Commissioner wss charged
wltb misconduct In bis official duties In
that he had made promotions of em
ployes In the Pension Bureau who had
purchased stock in the Universal lie
frlgeratlng Company, tbe evidence
submitted must be la relation to said
After an amendment, so tbtt tbe
resolution would read "that be (IUum)
made, advised, recommended or caused
promotions," tbe resolution was
Judge Sawyer proposed to Commis
sioner Itaum that he should submit to
Cbalrmau Morrill tbe hooks or tbe
Universal llefrlgerator Company con
taining the names of all the stockhold
ers. .V LIST Of THK STOCKHOLDBlii.
Commissioner Ileum said be was will
ing to preitare from tbe original papers
a lUt of the stockholders and furnish
them to the committee.
Mr. Cooper Well, that does not In
Mr. Smyser replied to Mr. Cooper
that be tbougbt the list would f urnlah
hint with tbe Information be desired;
but that as to tbe worthleeseees of the
stock, that was another matter to be
Commissioner Itaum said to Mr.
Cooper, "Some dot umeati I bit you hate
you furnished to tbe press."
"Were tney not public papersv" re
plied Mr. Cooper.
Commissioner ttsum (ontewhat hesi
tatingly) Wt-U, I suppose so.
After a further talk it was iaally
agreed that the list of stockholders fur
nished the losamittee should not at the
present time be furnished to the press.
Commissioner Haum "I arise to say
without reserve that no wan in the Pea
sion Bureau, either directly or Indi
rectly, ever had any coaaeetioa what
ever with tbe Universal Refrigerator
Company " lie also stated that he
would prepare a list of the stockholders
aad subsalt the original books, but with
the understanding that Mr Cooper
should aot make the iavesHgattoa pub
lic by f urasfthiati it to the psesa.
Mr. Cooper said ia taakiag the ia
vesication be did not wish lo be obliged
to ktep ihe secrets of the coautitiee.
lie was nut bete in a agurehead.
aODHUa HU KBJHUUUtATOtt.
Commbisbiner bUuat- "The business
of thc refrigerator company Is a legiti
mate one , it is tbe owner of several
valuable inventions aad aosae people
have said tbe refrigerating process is
oae of tbe seoet wonderful they had
ever seen." Turning brine into pure
water, Mr Uau thought, was a tegtai
state buataeas. It was not a dde af
fair. Ko sinter, cousins or auols were
is the company ao at to coer up tome
fraudulent transact iuas
Whea the queettoa at to debw the
duties of Mr Cooper arote. Pkutirwaa
Morrill said he should be give ever)
courtesy, but he (the chairasM) did aot
wish Mr. Cooper to wake the coiauili
toe a draj net
Mr Souse offered a reoiuto that
CouittibwJoaer Bausa be rebuked to
furnish the comnstttee with the od-lal
oeoas, aaa uca ajuues ot reuse tu
reau viwpb'ic a appeeiKd upon tbvm
should be oisclceed to JfrTCdetKr,
Mr- fjtoudsight I apse that ao much
of the tefcoluik lelatiag to Mr. i j. t. r
tt. stricken out
Cbaiiauun MorriU WeU. that U u
A brkf iid iouianieul waa hiiio lA. i
for the tueiubera of the westtdlUi t
aaawcr toll call.
, Upo rettjemMiag, Mx- Cooper jj 1
he waa reedy to pimnead with aaotbti
bxjuachof tue Investigation, oiovllt -it
waa undkratuod be should b- '
tbe Uukj aud pjpets wf iK I ui
lU.i0tii i . uiauy 1 j ,
unikrtood tint during the progress of
thc Investigation be should receive these
and have an opportunity to Inspect
them, be did not wish to rail a witness
or have anvthlog further to do with
the case. lie claimed that he had leen
dented access to tbe books ami papers.
Finally, Mr Cooper, at tbe suggestion
of the mmmlt'pe, concluded to go on
with tbe second charge, that of Cap
lain Lemon Indorsing tlie note of the
CommlMtoner for fW.000.
f 'ommtssioBer Hanm. on !clne Inter
rogated by Mr Cooper, said he ctme
from Illinois In 1S7B, that he wm ap
pointed Commissioner of Internal
Itevenne, after which be twactlced be
fore the courts In customs and revenue
cases, and that he was associated with
bis son In the pension bmlne He
bail three sons. Green II. Itaum, Jr ,
Daniel F Itaum and .lohn llaum.
AX on.?ECTtO!rAnt,K QCIMTtOX.
Mr. Cooper asked .Mr. Itaum what
property be owned when be was ap
pelated Commissioner of Pensions
Mr. Smyser objected, and said be did
not tblnk that such a question should
be asked at ihe present time.
Mr Lewis said- "IT we aie to have a
fair and full Investigation tbe question
should tic asked."
Mr. Cooper said be asked the question
as bearing upon the financial condition
of Commissioner Itaum at the time bis
uoles were Indorsed by Captain Lemon.
Judge Sawyer said that tbe evidence
lo be taken was to satisfy a certain
proposition as to whether Commissioner
Itaum made anunftist ruling In thecase
of a party who had afterward Indorsed
The objection was sustained.
Mr. Cooper declared that he did not
wish to proceed In an Investigation
where such narrow ruling were made
for the purpose of shielding the party
"I shall not stand such a statement,"
said Judge Sawyer, with warmth, "and
no ccntlcman would speak so."
Mr. Cooper apologized for what he
had said In thc excitement of the mo
tnent and Judge Sawyer did the same.
Mr. Cooper then withdrew from the
Commissioner Itaum said he wai per
fectly willing to testify to any questions
that uilsbt tic asked him.
A colloquy then ensued between the
mc tnlm of thc committee as to whether
bis financial condition should be made
Mil. ll.U'M'8 ADMISSION
Judge Sawyer asked Mr. Itaum If
Mr. Lemon had Indorsed bit notes. He
said be bad ttorrowed money from thc
Bank of the Itepubllc on notes Indorsed
by Mr. Lemon
Commissioner Itaum told tbe com
mlitec of his various operation with
the American and Egyptian Mining
Company. In which Mr. Lemon has a
block. He declined to tell Mr. Lewis
what he had paid for his stock, but
thought the properly of thc mining
company had been paid for. All the
notes Mr Lemon ever Indorsed for hltn
were for $18,000.
I EMOK OOT NO ADVAXTAOK.
Mr Lewis Did you ever give pel
otil. to Mr. Lemon In any claim what
ever Commissioner Itaum No, never.
He explained that tbe trans tloas be
bad bad wllb Lemon In regard to tbe
Indorsements were Itom June, lst), to
Commissioner Itaum said be bad re
ferred all matters ot priority to tbe
Secretary In tbe early part of December,
lfefrU. Captala Lemon Is said to be tbe
largest ptnsltn asent In tbe city.
When Captain Lemon came to
the i nice be said this matter
must go along and showed hint tbe
sups. Alter mis iir. Lemon wrote htm
a letter relative to tbe matter of tbe
adjudication of claims repotted to have
been completed and be received an
opinion by Charles T. Lincoln, Deputy
Commissioner, both of which were read
to Ibe committee.
ComiLissloaer Itaum said no instruc
tions, written or verbal, were made by
him for Mr. Lemon to take up these
rases, lie did not know as a fact that
Lemon brought ia more eases than any
other attorney. Tbe examiner, be
said, bad also given bis opinion.
At 1 p. m. a recess was taken until
1 80 p. m.
RUM OFF WITH A RAILROAD,
Ami Whea tbe tlscetter Arrived Us
found KathlBcr ta Uoutrwl.
Hbistol, TKf , Aug. Si. Judge 11.
A. Itichardaon of the Court of Appeals
cf Virginia oa Tuesday appointed John
M. Bailey receiver of the South Atlantic
and Ohio liailroad. Before Bailey ar
rived all ihe rolling stock of the com
pany was seat to the other end of the
read aad tbe wires cut. The books,
pspen aad money of the coespaay were
securely kicked up aad the officers went
ever the Hue into Tennessee to avoid
mi vice of process. Later tbe officers
of the road secured aa order from the
United States Court restraining Bailey
front iaierfetiag with the property, and
Use road it still in the bands ot the obi
' m i '
A Ufi gTIAMIE ASlOtt,
Ljlae ta u lSaenMM tHultUm U
Lose. BtUfu, L. I , Aug. 81. A
teaater is ashore oa Joaes' Inlet, uear
Pvittf Lookout At 10 o'eloc k ao com
muaifartoe coukl he had with her. lake
appears to be a McdHerraaeee fruiterer
of about 1.000 to, aad it lying ia
VMV AMglggMhUfi iWgfltHfMw
j wtweggtawjsi new
Latw -It it sow aaceittiaed thai
ihe mm fj At gfrfftmrigwj Agaukf & ki
w wtwwwj "fw pat wianpawMWBne) twwjtwjMlftwa taw wtptw
Daaia of the Hamburg Arm, from
HtMrhwig fo &w York and ttdtl-
a wsim i.
Btutoa-iAM. S. D., Aug. 81 Mr.
Maty a. Howell, ol iiutey. . Y .
mad the aavauai wldn-n 'wf'i- tit
gradnaliac claas ei SouA DukoU
College hete taat aigjat. That a the
tlit 0m lady hat ever dot this
duty ay whete Her subject was "The
tiue spa ad 4auhtctt of our re
i ubbx." j,
to at VM s Iteaaae aieataet
i. Vmmm-, Am- 8l--estef.
day Ms ttt'amef iceg( waa burned
while a tint VanKer, at Kudu
Novogotod, MsJoy of her pa-steagert
were lot, ma U'lag drowned aad
vm tsniuste X Mwnr ui,
Pualawua, Aug. n - OeOM
FcichatWi liieety (!. Hwt Woud-
Iftt bund but aight
Lot mm, pastly tasuwi
tktl U'. Uiuuiwl A
T..ND. i Auj! l lLt Uuk t
I U.J l4,t I j -i ju- 13 -i l .. .J.
FRI6ETENEB BT A MOST.
A Panic A merit Children In n Iferlln
BMti.rir, Aof . 81 A great paek oc
curred yesterday in a large public
stbool In the Frlcdenttntste. The
cblMrew were poftmwert by the Idea that
the school ltoiie was hanntetl by the
spirit of a former teacher, who bail
(ommltttd tnlctde many rears ago At
nron a girl or the first "class became
hysterical tod ran Into the main hall,
erjing out that the ehost was choking
her. All the pupils caught the nervotw
dread and ran from all the data rooms,
catching frantically at tbelr throats ami
veiling cut that thc ghost was attacking
The trac bers were powerrewi lo re
sttain Ibe terrified children, ami tbe
staircases were soon strewn with tbem
toppling over each other. Fortunately,
tbe escapes being ample, they all gained
tbe street, bavtne received but slight
Injuries Tbe school buildings are he
Ing watched by the police In order to
find out whether any evil itlspoted per
rons have len personating gliosis to
frighten the pupils.
Mmtiinntli Hlornso r Uont.
NtWAMK. K. J., Aug. 21. A mam
moth coal storage plant Is to be erected
by tbe I.chleh Valley Coal Company at
South Plalnfleld. The capacity will at
first be 810,000 tons, tbe coal being
slorcd by machinery In fourteen conlcnl
piles. Six heaps will contain iW.OOO
tons caoh. four JO.OOO. two 15,000 and
Iwo 10.000 ions. The system will le
extended till It capacity Is 1.B90.000
tons', which will be arranged In sixty
A FATAL FALL.
TWO TINNERS ON A WEAK SCAFFOLD
WHICH GAVE WAY.
llolli Iliiilljr Injured, nnd One Ho Hurt-
oust j-Hint No Hopes Are Hater-
tnlneil of lilt Itccovorr,
An accident, whlob may probably re
sult fatally as to both persons Injured,
occurred at Ko. 1000 Mafcachusetts
avenue, corner of Tenth street, thlt
morning at 10 no o'clock. Two men,
Michael Welch and Edward IlOMothall,
were at wotk on a tcalToldlng on tbe
tliltd story of a building being erected
there by Mrs. Hutch.
Tbey were both tinners by trade and
wire In the employ of Mr. Stockdale,
whose place of business la at tbo corner
of Fourteenth and D otrccls northwest
They were engaged in galvanizing the
bay window front of the bulldlnc on a
tcaiToidIng that they bad elected them
selves. This gave way and tbey were
precipitated to the ground and badly
In tbe fall ltotcnthall struck an iron
rail two Inches In diameter and bent It
In almost a half circle. Ills hip and
shoulders were crushed and he was
hurt Internally. Welch was also very
seriously burl, but bis pbtsldan thinks
be maj live.
Immediately after tbe accident oc
curted, tbe patrol wagons from both tbe
First aad the Second precincts were
summoned, ami Mb responded. Ia the
meantime a crowd assembled, ami Mrs.
Buicb was requested to allow tbe two
Injured men lo lie taken Into the bouse
which she owns and lives In adjoining.
This she declined to do and tbey were
carried to Wall's drug store, corner of
Tenth and L streets, and afterwards
taken to tbelr bonus.
Welch lives at No. .'.10 Four-and-a-half
street aad Itoscntball al No. 3021
N street northwest. Tbe latter bat been
unconscious ever since the accident and
It now at tbe Providence Hospital. Xo
hopes are entertained for bit recovery.
DOES KOT WART UER LOVER PUNISHED,
A oil till! Marry Ulm, Althauelt lie
Nearly Killed Her.
Lorieviu.B. Kv . Aug. 81. Peter
McCrary, tbe tuperintendent of a local
cemetery, was put on trial here yester
day, charted with shooting Annie
Stake about six weeks ago. The shoot
ing eaused a sensation, and it was
thought the girl would die of her in
jurU. She rallied, however, aad is
bow well, n nen called to the witness
stand she evaded tbe questions asked
her, and McCrary will probably go free.
It it understood that before the shooting
Miss Ktakea tried in every way to break
the marriage engagement between them,
but that now she has decided to many
her would be murderer.
MARY SAW THE ACTORS CRIMR.
Aot uu tutor Mads by Any Hrxlailsr
Is Protest a Marlr,
Kw Yojuc, Aug SI -Charles Web
tier, the actor, will he give a beartag
to-asorrow upon the charge of killing
Hofaert McXeilioa West Twenty secoad
street Thia murder was remarkable to
tot eateai. Two or three hundred
petto had assembled They saw a
erty haired man trying to kill another
They watched the taller struggle for
his ufe. but remained passive.
A poikeaattt was oa the opposite side
of the street. Two ot three mote wee
within MM) feet of the seen. Despite
all this the struggle did aot end. but did
any of the spectators take a head ia U.
A petkewa was at that atooaeal push
ing his way through the erowd which
surrounded the pair The hammer of
Ike revolver elkked. These was a re
port, aad at the polk-etaa teiaed Web
tier by the coat collar McMcUl rolled
into the gutter dead
Jtiue ute Vsvat.
Gcmbkv. I&p . Aug. 21 At Lake
aide Park, a summer retort, thjrt
mUsw south of here, Tuesday eveaiug,
Willi ?lur killed William Barber,
ki lo ihU i whtitflUMl ttlMl BLeUL.
ewwtn w yw -- pasjp wawwsWflPtw awMpjtw
Tlw ti u-tfn li4 twttt POftfttf tlteafctaft
la ikv ao Uily. tftd tlbtf sUfileT v
wtMl it l tJto li afco;. Tarlo
Hrm fcJK vlctiyvu oft Ijbi feuBfttt Kvttittl
BF "p- WPw pn,
ttewsca. At-u -'1 At bud uisht't
wwiBirPiB of the tkattoaat jtinflajtto of
UmeUay 6uperutti.Adett it was de
cided to hold the next aasual wnwHn
I Chicago, September V 11.
WAfiA VLyu. fakT ITtACMsfiS WukAM
PHF PWHt tWwsw. "x iea'wwe'w wsna
Buxos Aug -il -The ' fuace
wiikir of B. i .u ajiJ iitwy have
lL.tJt.J iua uTa w U UiIiL b iul
TO THE DEATH
THE STRUGGLE BF.TWEEJ? THE
KKWHTS AKD THE ROAD
POWCEKLY'S APPEAL COMING TO-DAY.
Whin II Is Thowgbt i Qiwrtl
Tie-Up Will Bosw.
tlCE-PXESlDENT WEM BrTERMllES,
What Caief Sarftgl Styt Brwfltt Ol
by the Rail read Officials Refatigg
to Arbitrate the Difftretee.
Nkw Yohk. Aug. HI O rami Cblof
Sargent of the Federation of lUllway
Employes late last night mmle the fol
"I am now firmly convinced that Mr.
Powderly ami the Knights f Ulwr
have acted in an upright and honor
able manner, ami that they have don
everything possible to bring about a
settlement of this dispute by trying
their utmost to have the milter settled
by arbitration, and tbey have failed
through Mr. Webb's refusal to allow It
to be arbitrated. Tbe result, so far as I
am concerned, is that I have decided to
convene the Supreme Council of thc
Federation, and I have already Issued a
call to that effect.
"Tho Supreme Council will meet In
Tcrrc Haute, Ind., our headquatters. at
10 o'clock In the morning next Satur
day, and I shall submit the whole mat
ter to them for consideration and action.
Thc additional member of the council,
wlta whom I have just communicated
by telegraph, are Eugene V. Debt of
Icrre Haute, grand secretary and as
sistant treasurer of the Brotherhood of
Locomotive Firemen; J J. Hannahan
of Chicago, vice grand master of the
Brotherhood of locomotive Firemen,
William Sheehan of Calesbnrg.
111., grand secretary of thc Brother
hood of ltallroad Trainmen. P.
II. Morrlsey of Peoria, III., vice
grand master of the Brotherhood
of ltallroad Trainmen, James Dow
ney of Chicago, vice grand master
of the Switchmen's Mutual Aid Ao
elation John Hall of Chicago, Grand
Oreanler of tbe Switchmen's Mutual
Aid Association; George Lavlgny of
Terre Haute, assistant grand chief
Conductor of tho Hrotherhood of Itatl
way Conductors, and James Carr of
Kansas City, assistant grand con
ductor ot the Brotherhood ot ltallroad
"I shall lay before tbe council all
that I have observed and beard con
cerning tbe origin cf tbe strike while I
bate been in the city and elsewhere
and shall let the council deride upon
tbe action to be taken. What action
do I think tbe counril will take? Tbtt
is a matter I cannot dl'cuss. Tbe
Knights have appealed to us for sup
twit and I have gleaned all tbe infor
mation I can upon tbe subject, it it for
tbe council to pass Judgment, but I
may say that the potltlon taken by
ihe executive board of tbe Knights of
Labor baa my entire sympathy. I take
tbe position that tbe Knights have ex
hausted all means to bring about a
peaceful settlement of tbe affair and
that Mr. Powderly baa only been able
to bear one side that of tbe men tbe
railroad having refused to arbitrate tbe
matter prevents him from beating the
other side. Tbe railroad refuses all
other meant ot settlement."
GATHERU.O Of THE LEAD!.
Tbe members of tbe General Execu
tive Board ot tbe KnlgbU of Labor did
not make tbelr appearance at the St
Cloud Hotel until late this morning.
Chief Sargent, with hit companions,
Messrs. Howard. Wtlklasoa, and
Sweeney, were astir early, and at 7 30
left the hotel to take a train for Terre
Haute Chief Sargent said this morn
ing that at tbe meeting ot tbe Supreme
Council of tbe Federation which would
be held al Terre Haute oa Saturday a
strike on tbe Vanueudlt system would
undoubtedly be ordered. He aad his
tnree companions bad indorsed the ac
tion of tbe General Executive Board of
' he K nights ot Labor, And be thoroughly
believed that tbe Supreme Council of
ibe Federation would sustain tbem. He
tatd that the action of Mr. Webb last
night la adhering ao nrmly to the sited
he bad taken rendered the actio they
bad lake necessary. Mr. Webb's arbi
trary methods aad utter refusal to arbi
trate tbe situation made It useless to
deal with him any longer.
At 0 3" Mr. Powderly said that he
wcukt have nothing to say for several
Later becreiary Hayes of the Keights
of Labor stated that Mr Powderly 'sad
dteat would sot be give out until to
night. tut wcjtui neiur
At th Giand Ceatral Depot Mr.
Webb aaki that he was fully prepared
to meet the strike when it ca aad
that he did aot ami. IpaUi that of
the employes would go out
lie said of Mr Powderly that h coa
sideud him a very teasibie uaa. but
that the hot head ia tbe Federation
aad the eaecutive board wet too aauch
for bias, and the result was that matter
have take the course they have
Mr Voorhees stated that everything
along the road vu, uU.1, sad that ail
passenger trains were running cm time,
site that the comber of freight trains
dispaUbed each day waa Increasing.
Geatral Mtjaajrer Tueey left to Al
bany at o't-kek. What his miatkm
wet could ot fat. learned.
itatl Ing JteaA I jjSBtaa
Csiiauo, Aug 21 Tuere will be a
aaeettoi hero of u;i.-attive train
mm iu ifct emplo of tbe Itlioatt Cen
tral Railroad to day for tbe purpose of
detorgaitting wbethu dsmjlaud for a
fiNafsei Inftfntjf of waet ftughj to k
Btade. The mrrHnr wuJbe arti-niimt sxv
mm m w wwe w1 w ipnswpswww fcy
detefau-s few every dtvkton of the
Ug system and it protuttet to be one of
the . uupt'itast labor co&l.reuce
thai has U.L-U held ia rhicmeo In uuuiv
siyMiciHBim. A-Mfe itttfitwf &&&
Cuu. aw. Aug. 1 tieaacal Manager
St, Inbn of the Bock t" case hk
dechdon in the caae of George Muriky
whoae Jii'biiri.i. isjhJ ttu l:Ui .(
tbt iiMlU.ili - 'ui 1 al .. IjV
i . V. L Ml . . 1 . , '.il
frnnd. in looking over tbe tca'im"i
that Ibe charge of letogfcatlan wa n i
a fully MHtalned m he e!tp-ni r
wonM be. and orrlefBd Xnrpby ro
irlKet Otrt a He ttwry
IIattrA, St 8, Aug. 91 -Th-Spring
Hllle coat mines strike, wtil-u
ha Involved marly 11,000 Mte and ha
lasted two month, ha fender) lo a c mh
plete trctmy for the men. The mature
ment have conceded all of the deman I
A tfle-TVtn Stump Mill
Sa FftAltciwt), Ang. 81 Tue
Union Iron Works recently rompletcd
a 100-ton ttkwip mill, which it one of
Ihe largett pircc of mining machinery
ever built, snd It Is asserted to l tit -finest
stamp mill ever made aoywbc r
The mill waa made for tbe Ilanrhx i
De Ibillvla Company, a oorporati a
composed of Parisian and fHllvUn
capitalists, whir bis tbe largest Mirer
producing company In the World Tli"
new mllT weighs 2 000 tons.
PLUMB'S RESOLUTION CALLING FOR
ALL THE CHARGE ADOPTIP.
An Intlinnllnn Hint the fllnttffr 3lf
Lead lo ii ItenrsHFiltdtHtn nt tlm
1'nllce lereo Bf Hie lltrlet
Senator Plumb's resolution, presented
last Monday, directing tbe District
CcmmiMloneis "to make forthwith t"
the Senate a full and complete report,
containing copies of all cbarges and
complaints and by whom made, against
Lieutenant Guy, and of all testimony
and statements taken by or made to
said Commissioners or either of them
concerning such cbsrees, and whether
said Guy, on bis trial, was Informed nf
all Ihe charge aad complaints made
against him by any and all erson to
said Commissioners or either nf them
and If not, the reasons therefore," was
laid Iwfoie ibe Senate this morning
Mr. Harris moved that tbo resolution
be referred to tbe Dhtrlcl Committee.
Mr Plumb said It wa Important that
tbe resolution be acted on speedily If It
wa to be of any cfTeet. He bad not
offered It with any Intention of Invading
tbe perogatlves of tbe District Govern
ment. ami If be were assured by Mr
Harris that there would lie no delav In
the comml'tec, be ba-l no objection
to theiesolution golne there. He iid
that be understood there bail been mn$
charges made against Lieutenant titty
which had not liecn brought forward
In the trial, yet which were of such it
nature at might, even Insensiblv. alfi-cr
the Judgment ot tbe ConnlMlum m
who were sitting as hi Judge II
further Intimated that this Guy iniu-i
might lead lo a reorganization of th -police
force of tbe District
Mr Harris then withdrew his mod ti
and tbe resolution was adopted
fltWIAL At.li COMMERCIAL.
New lrk iilBck.
To-dsjr's .Sew t ora stock market quota
tions, furnished by C T. Haveuiwr.
KoemsVand II, Atlantic building, W f
street northwest. I'orrvepoaJeuta, M. B.
Mendhem, 'ew York; tjbanuler, Brown St.
trocKB. OtHHlSXO stocks. Optn J. to
A.TAtfFe Hi Wf Jmaha ... .
ltd., B. Ay lull
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K. A W. Ft.
It, ral 70,
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Krie UU V
Jersey Can., ttj 33:
U A X T S5
Tan. C A I.
bake Shore. 1061 '03;
Mo. Far TO M
w. t utou .
N YANK. 471
N A W n'fd yetroleum
N. Y. Can .. loSj 10t .tut. C O Us Hi
'. Fae 31 .OssTnut Mi
" pTd. m Tt Xtt U'iTU
b'ortbwast.. IU '.OT . Btrto. Co. i'
The onieaea Markes.
To-daj's tbicaeo grain and provbioa
market quotations, fumUbot m t' r
Havenner, Booms W and 11, Atiaatk Build
in, W y street aortbweet. Corresuouit
enU. M. B. Meadbaas, Xew York, Cbtu.1
ler. Brown A Co., Chieago.
krbat. Onm Clam KMW. flaw Oon
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Bales-Baiwlar Cat$ tfelock. at.
Triden' Natloual Bauk, 2 tt tin W .
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ai-u. 'ieUphubc, it at "ii
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Ughu 1st, 6. loo. I' S. Xletric Uttt,
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Co.. It A. 's. HO. Wasa. Uat Ught Co.,
t. B,e't. UT BgierueteeCampaar.lst
Meet., te, , Anwrfc-t SeeurUj ul
Vattoatl Bank Brocks Baafc of wa
agtoa, tflft; Saab of BepuMic, MS; Metro
noBtaa, 370, teolml, w hiecead, in),
farmers and M hank's', ltj. GttUcu',
17, CoiusaUa. it CapitAb :Vk West
UM, 'M. Itadre', li:i, LuicUn, Uu
ttaflrosd Htorfct Washington and
tieorgetowa, 3, MeUopoUtaa, too, Co
UMBtit, 78. CapiM fid Mort U atroot,
, EcUsgtoa and husdier't Hou-e. ,
fessugetows and TeesaBytowa, ft, Beirut
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list and KWctrtc Uitt Btocka Wa-uj-toa
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Telephone -oets feaasylvael, i.
WvtetpVtke txd fotouac, 75i, Aaicn.o
wwVHatt tH'Vkt sshlitigton Mix
kt Co., , Vakhutoa Srk B- at
Co , 5tv. ttittttt Fall Ice Co., iU. HUl
uu fsoomma t a. $; Kattoaal eA J.
ol., -, VtAbuigto iato Oepiift, u?,
btotoB Loo and TruttCiU.
fai-.at jVcoiattttibtc. --: MMmtBthalar
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