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PRICE TWO GSNT&
23B YEAR NO. 6,002.
WASHINGTON, D. O.. TUESDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 10, 1800.
SENATOR CARLISLE ON THE
LIKELY TO PRECIPITATE A GRISIS.
He Attribute It to the Financial
li. Policy of the Administration,
ABD ESPECIALLY TO THE TARIFF BILL.
A Great Deal f Spmlallea-'-Rallroads
Built on Credit Interest Paid Bond'
helders Before It Is Due.
The unsettled condition of the money
market has become a source ot alarm to
the Administration and anxiety to the
Itcpubllcan party. They fear the oftect
of a stringency In the money market
upon the fall elections. Consequently
they ate straining every point to avert
Senator Carlisle wa9 asked what he
thought of the present financial situa
tion, and what, In his opinion, would
lie the outcome of the prosont strin
gency In the money market!
"Well," said Mr. Carlisle, tho pros
cnt outlook is certainly very threaten
inc, to say the least of It, hut of courso
no one can predict tho final result. I
think, however, It Is tolerably safe to
say that If tbc.TnrllT hill Is pawed in Its
present form, requiring ail Imported
goods entered since August 1, to piy
duty before October 1, nnd all goods
entered before August 1 to pay duty
before November 1, there will be a
great strain upon tho money market,
nnd pcrhapi n general breaking down
nil over the country. I have sren It
ttated that $40,000,000 or $15,000,000
would be required to pay those duties,
lml even It It should rcqulro only
$12.0 J0.000 or $15,000,000. wblik nre
the lowest estimates I have seen, It
will be Impossible for tho Impart ers to
rnlsc the money without greatly aggra
vating the present critical situation.
"According to the statement ot the
Secretary of tho Treasury, publlthed
Yestcrdav. as soon as lie has purchaieil
tho bonds now called for and prepaid
tho Interest on the Pacific Itallroad
bonds, tils resources will be entirely
cxbautted and bo will not be able ta
furnish any further relief. He says lie
lias a surplus of .'2,000,000, and the
bends already called, Including Interest
nnd premium, will amount to about
S70.000.000. which will not leave
enough to prepay tho Interest on the
currency sixes until July 1, lbOl.whlch
lie proposes to do.
"It Is clear, theroforc, that unless the
oinount which tho Treasury now pro
poses to pay out is found suttlclent to
relieve the moaey market. It must break
down Of course the circulating
medium will not lie Increased to the full
extent of the payments made by the
Trewiry In the purchase of bonds, be
ciusc u large part of the bonds are held
ly national banks, and as they sell
tlelr bonds they must retire their circu
lation." 'What do you think is the cause of
the present trouble In the money
"One cause Is the threat contained In
the Tariff hill to compel Importers to
withdraw their goods fro the ware
houses, or pay the increased rates of
duty, but, of course, there are other
causes. There has been a great deal
cf speculation la all kinds of property,
and too many railroads have been con
structed on credit. The policy of the
present Administration la withdrawing
the Government deposits from the na
tional banks has compelled the banks
to curtail their discounts, call la their
lnacs, and, to a considerable extent,
embarrass their customers, who were
in lie habit of relying upon tkeai for
Tic present Secretary of the Treat
my, Instead of leaving tbe money la ta
I auks so the people can fetltforuse
in lUIr business, withdraws it awl use
it, r r a great part of It, ia paying in-tcic-t
to bondholders before it is due.
lie Las prepaid interest already to the
rmirunt of $8,8v7,T21, and le aow pro
prtns to prepay to (be Holders ot the
lal --ad bonds nearly $3,000,000 more
lYLy those boadboklera should be sa
le ted as the special favorites of the
j vcrnmeat I eaaaot see, nor eaa I see
lrw these prepayments of interest eaa
help the niasiee of the people."
It has bees deckled Informally ia
ruiuiittee, aad ao doubt but suck will
Ic ilc aciloa of Congress, to estead
t'i nine cf reuulrtne imported goods to
f c liken out of bond frow October 1 to
Urtsry 1. This would provide a
c ii. re of relief, aad Senator Car
: s tiewg would be to that
v nt tuoduled. Ko formal action
1 ieeu taken by tin Committee
:, 'Aijs aad Meant, but they have
i i lit ver aad have agreed that this
--! M be done. Of costing the Senate
- wul as the House would have to
.!..,cc ia the change. Koreaaoa
. ' ubt exists, however, oltbeecHul
ti ie of either house.
It N said that Senator Lagatto ia alt
r . ( l, i iJtaihg the Ptaasylvaate cant
j i. i.ae utterance to a sea sweat.
, Ud ia a sentence or two. which
i.id Oid Harry ia Pittsburg 4
i . nkula Republican Bepteaeata-
t i.i to day that Mr. I oralis' speech
v i .lo uo good, that it would injure
'. Ki publican party. Mr. Ingallt
, i u said. angered aa IwavwatUl
1 1 KepubUeaas, aad at vas us
i .uc that he had bee called upon
' i.u the cawpaign ia Pennsylvania
i ur when the party wet having a
i ui on Us hand.
wbwsssswsvw WVsf Jn1wsn"W'nlnW
i i i viral yean Mr Ww. si. Mat
i h-x beea dataHrja1 trow the oasee
i i otninsanVweni to aaelat the nunae -
i u i.i of public schools by acsia- as
i of janitors. Todav the
. w-Dir. laoueii au Older direct
.. Ihi duly of kllpilMiiuj
. alii u 1 in-fLlKr lit. ytit
An Ingnno Woman Onnflneil In Ulmlns
by Her llrollicr.
New York, Sept. 16. A specltl
from Franklin. Pa., to the Star says:
Another case of Inhuman treatment of
the Insane has been unearthel, the case
being In Wetland Township, this
crnnty. The victim is a womin named
Marearct Orr, and she has been kept by
her Lrothcr on a farm near Kmlenton
Station, on the Allegheny Valley IU1I
road. She Is about 10 years of ae and
has been confined in chains In a smoke
licuse for over fifteen years. Superin
tendent Culpli of the County Poor Farm
made the horrible discovery, and It was
with difficulty that lie could Induce the
brothers to allow her removal to the
Wairrn Insane Asylum, where she
Stories are In circulation of another
case where a cripple lunatic Is said to
be confined In a small room without
firopcr care, and oftlcers nre hunting
t up. It Is said that the Slate Hoard
of Lunacy has recently become aware
of the fact that In many different sec
lions of the State lunatics nre kept
confined In order to save their keep
nt a proper asylum, the number so
kept In confinement being almost Incredible.
A MURDERERS' INDIFFERENCE.
lie Docs Not Hunt n Trencher to Uo
Jloiuu. Ii.t.., Sept. 10 James Max
well, the principal In the murder of
Charles E. Decker In this city on tho
morning of Juno SO, was yesterday
afternoon scntonced to be hangod on
October 17. As tho sheriff locked the
doomed man In his coll tho latter ro
marked: "Just tell that judge that I
don't want no preacher to como noar
John Fltzhlgh, the co defendant, the
colored mnn who was brought here as
n tool of the white man, was then
brought In nnd, through mitigating
circumstances, was given life Imprison
ment, a wifFquickly won.
ONLY TEN MINUTES CONSUMED IN A
SOMERS' POINT COURTSHIP.
II ml heter filet Ilefore What Wat lie-
slcncd nt nMimUj- Dinner. I'nrtj-
Turned Into n Mar
May's Landing, N. J., Sept. 10
They met, courted for ten minutes and
wore married. That Is the romantic
history of Araoc Lewis, 59 years of
ago, ol So me re' Point, and Annie
ltlsley, 33 years old. of Atlantic City,
wiltcs a correspondent to the Phila
The couple met anil were Introduced
at a dinner parti- given at Somsrs'
Polnl Sunday by Mrs. George Ander
son. At 11 o'clock they first met, were
Introduced and wore mutually struck
with ono another. At 11:03 Mr. Lewis
said to the lady:
"I am greatly In need of a good
"What's the matter with mt '
quickly replied Miss ltlsley.
I would like you for a wife," was
the gallant answer.
The lady was somewhat startled, but
the took time (two minutes) to con
sider the matter, and then blushlngly
said: "Yes." It was then ten minutes
The ardent wooer of 5S would have
no delay. "No tine like the present."
he said; "I'm anxious aad you're will
ing. Ld us send for a parson.
Itev. Mr. Chambers of Sowers' Point
was sent for. lie arrived la a hurry;
the service was read through, and the
twalu were made one within two hours
of their first meeting. The dinner was
turned into a wedding feast, the loving
cup was passed around, awl all was jol
lity and congratulation. In the evenlBg
Mr. and Mrs. Lewis left for Atlantic
City to spend the houeynaooa.
THE UHlDK XSV BHlUEOHOOH.
The bridegroom is a hadsowe obi
gentleman, aad is senior member of the
firm of Lewis Brothers, sallmakers, of
Homers' Point. He owas eoasiderabl
property, aad is eoaaulered very
wealthy. He t popular auioag ail who
kbow him, aad was eoaaidered a good
The bride is a beautiful woiaaa, beJag
a tali aad haadaocse bloade. She U
well coanected, and is, or was, head
salt swosoan ia a large aad faehioaable
uiiiliaerv tstablisbueat at Aliaatie
City She had lots of adaiiran. aad
asaav other hearts were affeeiad by the
result of the tea atiautes' courtship.
I'etwiu to Kuiu.
The following pensuis to build were
issued to day. F. W. Leaabjr, two two
story duellings, lSloand 131b O street
southeast, coat 13.80), II. Clay Stewart,
two two-story brick dweiliags. 1100 aad
1108 ia alky aorthweat, coat 11.900.
WUUasB U. Davis, two story dwelling,
S390 Eleveath street aorthweat, cost
3U0. B. N. Boyd, two-story brick
stable war of 1748 K straat aorthweat,
coat 3U). tfeary C. Stewart, three two
story brick dwellings, 1311 aad 1311 ia
alley aorthweat. coat (1.500. 8. S.
GalTaher, twostorv brick dwellings
Ksf street aoriheaat. cost 3,500.
Mrs. J. SchoHeld, two story aad
baiPBBfat brick ad aiiloa to 147 Cor
coraa street, cost 3,000.
"tlaaaar trf ."
Tke "' of Dasa" u aioirov aad
Thursday ia the grouads of a. Jdbaa's
C'buKh. TeaaUytowa road, wul he oa
of the asoat uahiue and astrajcttae ealet
tais meat ever givta for a good cause.
Those fioaa the city who take the wee
tnc cars boat the ieiuectk& of Thirty -Mxtd
aad M sue,u aad atop off at the
vhureh will have a pieaaaat Hsytt.
ssaalaTiTsV IMsTJalaTal UaAjiaAMiaajgL
BrtHsttaifaJgy wu ivtpiitMxi lor
CoaUcstiw YBtifrsAjr ! tdPxIiiitoWi lx
lipOl ilten V TW Hrij'afp'i will
PtWibsB&lY ff'? IW WTaW)JsJttrVT
Mm tthsH Ujkvtfc ChsJMAmIsIM.
Sas, litt.o, Ial , Sept lti -W J
l Ltiu i ltIl Bcinudln' wu curJj.
Hi UiiiianJ Ly lUt Utuio. ij.t ul iLi.
MlL . -iiiUOl OJ lli 1 I 1 J.LU
HISS MOORE HAS HER SY,
llie I'rlmn Donon Did Not Knconraee
i:ml)f7tler 'Voune'n Httnivncnnce.
New York, Sept. 16. MIs Laura
Moore, the handsome prima donna of
Francis Wilson's "Merry Slonarch"
company, on whom L. T. Young, the
embezzling clerk of the Philadelphia
Health Office, is said to have squan
dered a large portion of his stealings,
was asked what she knows about the
affair and In reply said
"It Is unjust In the last degree for
the newspapers to mix up my name
with lliat of Mr. Young, or to say that
I am In any way responsible for his
trouble. I have simply known him as
I have known dozens of other persons.
I had no means of knowing bis cir
cumstances, and, when I learned by the
papers that he had embezzled $17,000,
I was taken completely by surprtse.
All these stories about my encouraging
hts attentions and thus leading hltn Into
spendthrift habits are mere fairy tales.
"It's true." she continued, "that Mr.
Young was here the night we opened
at the Uroad way Theatre and occupied
a box. The story that flowers from lilm
were passed over the footlights on that
ctcnlnt;, however. Is untrue, as that
practice Is strictly prohibited bv the
rules of the house. I met Mr. Young
fnr the first time when wo were playing
in Philadelphia last March, and since
that time we have been good friends,
but nothing more."
"I am thoroughly convinced that n
treat Injustice lias been done Miss
Mcoro," said A. II. Canby, manager ot
tho company, to the teporter. "Miss
Moore has always borne the best of repu
tations and Is n thorough lady In every
respect. It Young has trot Into trouble
I feel It Is on account of his own spend
thrift habits. I had a long talk with
Miss Moore about tho affair to day, and
I am Miro Hint slio has been entirely
THE PRINCE GEORGE ROMANCE.
IluntopV A cent Arrrnteil tor HnTlnc
Too Alvlit an Itunclnallon,
MoNTUBAt,, Ont., Sept. 10. The
story of Prince George's alleged pugil
istic cxpcrlonco has proved too much
for the amiability of the people of
Montreal. The whole population seem
aroused at this last fake, and the news
papers bavo had savage editorials de
nouncing Dunlnp's agent. Flogging
and tar and feathers even aro talked ofT
Yutetday afternoon. In the Criminal
Coutt. It. I). McQIhbon, vice chairman
of the nceptlon committee to entertain
Prince George, charged It. N. Ollrlen
with CDileavcrlnir to maliciously Injure
the character of the Prince. This action
was n personal movement on the part ot
Mr. McGIbbon. O'llrlen Is eenerally
known as Dunlnp's agent In Montreal.
He was arrested. Pleading Illness, he
was allowed to remain In his tied, a con
stable guarding the house. Several
citizens have subscribed if JO and upward
to have the case pushed.
A WIFE'S AYYFUL REVENGE.
llurncil Her Drunken anil Abiulvo
PtTTini'M, Pa., Sept. 10 Mrs.
William Frazer of Mingo Junction yes
tcrdny afternoon burned her husband's
cyeswltn hot mortar. Prater's drunken
abuse of hl wife led up to the assault,
which resulted la the loss ot his sight.
CHASED BY A RUSSIAN GUNBOAT.
Hut Captain Blcl.eern UoUts tho Starry
lluBRsr la Uellunee,
San Francisco, Sept. 16 The
CuvhUU prints the following: The seal
ing schooner J. II. Lewis, which ar
rived a few days ago from the Iiebrlng
Sta. had an adventure with a Ilussian
gunboat. On June IS, while near Cop.
per Island In the Japan Sea, the Lewis
was chased by the ex Husslan gunboat
Alexander, now used by the Alaska
Commercial Coumany to carry seals,
but which bas oa board the Ilussian ortt
cers to arrest any sealing schooners
within nine miles of the Ilussian coast.
The Lewis was overhauled and ber
papers demanded by a ltusslaa ottlcial.
Captain McLeern hoisted tbe Americas
flag aad refused to deliver his papers.
His crew was well armed, aad the ltus
slaa steamer allowed the Lewis to de
part. DEMPSEY DENIES THE ST03Y.
Ho Yt III Not Sleet I-'lloluiwaiH rur baek
a buivll 1'ur.e a i7.oe.
New Youk, Sept 16 Tbe Hominy
Journal publishes a special dispatch
from New Orleans, which says that it
was reported there last night that Jack
DeaiMer, the Noapariel, bad accepted
the Olympic Athletic Club's offer to
meet Bob Piisiuuuoas. ia its club
ioomu. fir a purse of $7,000, the battle
to occur about Christmas time. To a
Mvmiag Journal reporter la this city
LVwpety said that there was ao truth
ia the story, aad that it was aat Ukely
he would accept aac-Ser of fT .000 whea
he could do atuch better. lie thea said
wast emphatically that he had aot ac
cepted the oiler suggested
TIE LAFAYETTE 'wiZU IAHsH
tiuliuuta kelMtckkpy UaAKtatateMil ay
tbe Man 1U Oruetml.
Eastok. IV. Sept W. The faculty
cf LaiajUt College have aaspeadrd
for oae year Juan latoaio Mediae, a
youaar Spa plea atudeat, aad flstofgy
StBuh of Ecraatoa, Pa-, who hut week
aMesBBtcd to haze Freahsnaa Schockky
of lUfioVd, OO.
Medina, who is cosfiaed to his room
froas the iCects of a terrible blow
with a dub deHvertd by Scaockley.
haaiatai foe the lartei to cosjtgttsluL&w
WW tmm t
Kasutaa Cm. ak., Sept. W.it is
eveatog's tessioa of the coaveatioa of
Obi Tiate Telegraphers the oJHcett of
the asaotlatfaa were re elected as (ol
Uws: W 4- Fluai of CUcatfo. pceai
steat: vitti'oceaideat. V. B WUaoa of
Havrisburg. Pa. ; secretary aad tavasv
urer. J. K Pettlt of Chicago Wash
bigtoa vas decided o as the fuace f.i
hilHpjf the utxt ati n fisl meetiag
IMa Uml sjt WaiSarlliaint
1 jot. Ill . Sept itf Two masked
mea eatered she u)uae oj Tiasothy
Cauoll but nbzht with drawn revolvers
aasi osslsred assu aad his faadly to
throw up their hands and to turn over
their uumcy Mr Cuii II altcuiuUd
l. lialat uhtQ lbv BtlJ i Llm.allik.IUg
llL 11 til
auJ iLlU Ldl h..M lu
VIEWS OF OUR LBADINO MEN
UPON THE POLICE TORCK
VERY MANY CASES OF 1NEFFIGIENGY
Due to the Ridiculous ad Perakious
Army and Navy Olause.
WH A OUR LAWMAKERS THINK ABOUT IT.
Tbe Evils Oemphined Of Shwld B Sped-
ily Abated -Bnttal asd Illsfil
The trpoH of the inerHctency ot cer
tain mcmbeis of the xillce force has
created a great deal of comment, es
pecially among the business men of the
city, ami the position Tug Critic has
taken In the matter Is amply Indorsed.
Columns of Instances of Inoltlclency and
biutallly could be written to show
tho necessity for a thorough Investiga
tion of the abuses which exist In tho
force nt present, and which should bo
corrected. Again, columns of praise
could be written of the efficient, brave
nnd cnpable men, who are a credit to
the city, but who, unfortunately, have
to share the blamo with the few black
sheep who disgrace the force.
That the true condition of affairs Is
well known nnd thoroughly appreciated
by the public Is shown by the following
Interviews with prominent gentlemen.
Many others wore seen, who, while op
pressing nu opinion commending the
courtc of the CitiTic, did not wish to be
quoted, for fear or Increasing the petty
vengeance of some ot those so called
guardians of the peace whoso Inelllcl
ency has been exposed.
Congressman Quian of New York
The duty of a police oftlcer Is uot to
Initiate laws but to protect tlietti. No
person would respect an ottlcer who, by
his brutal paitlont, arouwd by liquor
or other causes, assaults and cruelly
clubs an inoffensive cltlxcn and In the
mnjoilty of cases makes the arrests
of Innocent parties. I believe
It Is wrong to multiply charges for the
purpose of produclug conviction In a
way cither fair or foul I consider
such action on the part of an ottlcer not
only a strange but an un
warrantable procedure. My remedy
for this Is that the public openly
ilse In condemnation against the brutal
and unjust actions on the part of certain
police officers, and bring those guilty
of such charges Into court. Kxamples
should be made ot such men. and that
would very soon put an end to the bru
talities complained of and which have
been witnessed so much In the District
Congressman Atklnsnuof the District
CoinudtUc Police officers who club
IM.opU as has been repotted, should be
brought to a court of justice aad pun
ished. As to the multiplicity of charges
piefmed against parlies In the Police
Court, I think it wrong and unwarrant
able on the part of auy ottieer.
Congressman Van ScUaisek of Wis
consin Tbe authorities ought to see
lust lie rollce do their duty under tbe
laws. A man when arrested should
not lie abused and treated as a tnarauJer
or a murderer. I ant no lawyer, but
my opinion is that parties brought be
fore the Police Court should lie tried
only upon tbe charge for whleh they
were arrested and It the charge is not
Congressman Carutb of Kentucky I
have been sui prised at tbe accounts I
have read of the multiplicity of charges
preferred against parlies la tbe Police
Court who bad only been arrested for
oae offense. I consider It a loose, lax
aad reprehensible way of doing busi
ness. The policy of the law is against
a division of charges, and the charge
upoa a warrant agaiaat a party should
be specifically stated, la order that the
party to charged can prepare bis defease.
SeaatorSpooaer Yes, I have read of
the acts of eerteia police orrkers as re
lrUd ia the papers, but have a
givea it asuch atteatioa. We have
aiore iutuorlaat Uer to look after.
I eaa recall Incidents of aiaiilar
coaduct oa the part of police
rrncis ia the past, but ao
iteeat cases have eosae under tuy
knowledge. The conduct of these of
ficers should be brought to the atteatioa
of the authorities; they ate the oae to
take actios ia such matters. Further
tbaa this I have ao oaiaioa to express.
Coegresesnsa Cuaueiags Ko police
(tracer should use a club except ia cases
ot self defease.
lbstaater Jofaa W. Ross-1 will
ptotablv have charge of the oolite
work whea I aeeiuM the Qoamisainarr
shlp, aad, as I have aot fully iaveitl-
Sted the waiter, I eaaaot express any
tkkd opinion. I do aot doubt but
what a great asaay uncalled for arrests
have bceu utade, aud I would be iu
favor of pusiahiag aa oracer who did
so for the purpose of utakiag a rtcord.
I tspect to devute a good deal uf at
tentiou to this statu, r whea I amai
ay other office, aad hence I eaa hardly
give a store esJeaded opialos) than ta a
general way. I aat opposed to aweUla'
the euwher of arrests asade fcf allow
iag ciictts to stake ataxwd o trivial
tVlosel WlUbun Cook Tbe ar
sostie Ty V- oJ wea o the Itesaott-v
tiaa Police Force aad Urge aurUi
that a suterly worthkaa. JtMak. the
wuire force ae.ds teoecaaiaaihu 1
t'asftobell C C'ajrbgtou Jfy ooituVa
of the jxtlice force at the present Ame
U that the superior or&cets are the ki
hitX CMttld poaalbiy be loutti ia tU
country. They aw. however, haadi
cappid by the obaoxVous Jtaur aal
Kary clause, whack atv-essttates the -kctioB
of aaa who have beea acca
touied to U lug treated roughly tbi.u.
&4.U in and bo feel that aa iit .
of tic U lU.V a'! .
II) 11 J 1 Hi iJ tt
u at " Li 1
are not iiuaiificti to assntm the responsi
bilities of a policeman. With a little
jtidlriotn weeding out I think that the
rorre can lie matte very efficient. A a
rule I fori the officers courteous, kind
loreph Sbllllotton I feel that lite
Army and Navy clatists has outlived It
object at it certalnlv htrt its usefulness,
Lttt teally think that we hare the bet
tinNce force In theonntry. becansc It
Is Independent of politic.
C Mantle S'nlth I indorse every
thine Tkr CittTir has said In resrard to
thew foolish atrels, ami certainly do
think that there arc a good many In
efficient men on the force growing out
of tbe evils caused by the Army and
Navy clansc. I think vety highly of
the management of the department,
ami I am satisfied that Major Moore
will do all that he possibly can, both
for tbe public and his men. lie Is as
desirous of having the existing evil
ttmtritalas any one.
Assistant Dlstttct Attorney Covle
I hare no hesitancy in saying
that the Army ami Navy clause
stands in the way ot procuring
properly qualified men for service
on the foice. We ought to hive
policemen who know something of the
people nnd the eoograpblcal surround
ing. Their duties nre largely judicial
In their character, and they ought to lie.
able ta weigh their evidence well and
act pramplly on the conclusions they
have gathered. In the Army and Navy
the duties are purely executive, nnd the
men coining from cither are not filial
to cxertlse the delicate duties required
of theul on the police force.
Henry Wise Onrnotl I think that
our Police Department Is totally Inade
quate and Inelllclcnt. owing entirely to
that foolish clauio which compels the
sckctlou ot men from the Army who
are In no way qualified to perform the
work required of them. They make
Innumerable foolish arrests and do not
have at heart, or care anything about,
the Interests of the citizens of the DIs
trlct of Columbia. We have nt the
bead ot the department the very best
man that could possibly be found, and
It Is too bad that ho has a lot of incom
petent men and ridiculous laws and
ttilrs to lumper hltn. Helms tried his
best to have the trouble remedied, but
Mr J. T. Wormley I do not like to
impress an opinion on the subject, as
ttie Hlke of Washington have nevsr
Intetfered with me In any way. lint.
If the facts ate true that so many un
just and brutal arrests have been made.
I believe that a thorough Investigation
of the police force should be made In
the Interest of law and order. Until
the law providing for the admission of
dlschargid soldiers and sailors only
into the force Is repealed, I do not tie
liec that It will be Imnroved.
Mr. P. P. May I can liest Illustrate
what I think of the police force by a
little story. It may have happened In
Africa. At all events, tt ruler was vis
iting a brother potentate, and observing
the wonderful discipline of tbe people,
and br w law abiding they were In
quired the cause. "I have laws here,"
replied the Mag. "that punish every
peison who violates them severely.
They know thete Is uo escape and the
slightest relation of the law will be
punished, hence they respect the law
and behave themselves."
"Hut In my territory I have laws
also, but many arieets," replied the
"1 hen you have not an efficient and
disciplined police force," retorted tbe
Kltbtr we have many unnecessary
srtesls or the public have not tbe con
trol ot the criminal classes they should
have. Multiplicity of arrests la my
opinloa, show leaser efficiency in the
Captain Thotusa I). Singleton
There are a great many unnecessary
sad uucalled for arrests, which I aut
posit he ate not appro ed by the Com
missioners, Major Moore or Judge Mil
ler. I have seen several Instances of
overofficlousaeas of this kind, and I ant
glad Thk Ctttxic is bringing it to the
attention ot tbe public It u dUgrate
ful, aad should not be tolerated. While
tbe police force is, in the mala, efficient,
there are eertaia members, especially
among those newly appointed, who ex
ceed their authority, and make arrests
puiely for the sake of getting a record.
If I bad control of such matters I would
dtewias aa officer who nude aa at teat
W. II Iloeke &o doubt there are
acute scalawags oa tbe force who make
fools of themselves, aad thus briag dbv
cttdit upoa tbe eatlte departtueat. Men
like thst man Mcintosh are a disgrace
to the force, and hould be promptly
dismissed. Doubtless there are asaay
cases of unnecessary arrestee frivolous
charges, and it to an evil that should be
Judge W. B. Saeil I waat to seethe
CowwTastoaera have the fuil power to
appoint aad tUaealii worhitMsesi Uader
these circuatataaces these could be de
sired changes made. Vader the
dcctakMa of Use Supreme Court I can
not tec why the 1'oaiwlntoaers have
act the power. Ia this connection I
would also like to suggest that Judge
Miller ought to he relieved of some of us
work by tbe eetabUktunent of iwurie
trate's courts. He has so aaany cane
to handle that he cannot give the time
to the disposal of thesu as he ought to.
Mr. Ross Perry Uut lug nay two
)ttuaa proaet. uror in the Cilatiaa!
Court, which brought tue to a consider
able extent la contact with tbe police
force, J formed the imniesaioa that the
ntitti rule wire rtllabl and trust
w i May. While I have not t banged my
i pU&a since I do think that to abolish
the Aatuy and JUvy clau. would be a
dcchbjd advent and give a cbace
tit the weeding out of the force aoy
uu&ckiu sntm. Ko nana over ot) ytvi
of age. 1 think, shoukj be glvi u aa ap-
Edwtn fc-tceat 1 know that within
the past year or two some very int Jin
i ttent men have beea appointed on Use
t-ike force, but Udt b oUu to tie
rtbtrk, lions pfaued on the metboJ of
tijipntoisBflpi Since leaving theeanplojr
of the Malik goxeraateat I have not
bad very somh of an opportunity to
obrie the isntknty or inefficUnvy of
tin force, but I kuow ibat tbt. oiot of
t In n who go Inl ciUii.1 tin. All it
N.ui uri Uiti ttu a' l L ii l' i
'ia li J I 1 lav-i
Ur tLi i i
TRICKY TOMMY WARREN
Sncrettlft tn Mnklnit n I)eft n l)t
lij- the UBl Metliml.
IlrrPAtx, N. Y., 5ept IB The tlht
lictwetn Tommy Warren and John
Van Heest for $ WW a side, came off I t
night at about midnight In the vicinity
of the Plate line, bitween New York
and Pennsylvania. It rcviltnl In a
draw, after eleven rounds hsd Iteen
fought, thmgh tho fight was fairly
won by Van Itewt. Charges wm
made that the afTatr was "flted" for
Warrtn to low, In order that momry
could lie made by bis Mends In betting
against him. The fleht, however, was
a eame and hot one up to the time It
was tailed. Watrcn was seconded tr
lllte Ptckham of DulTalo and frank
llogan of Ilrmlford, ami Van Heest was
looked after by Tom MInnIng of Sm
Ftancisco and Tom Clark of ITilla
dclpfala. Jack Hums of llradford was
the referee. Warren welshed a'tottl
lift pott mis and Van Heest 123
In the eleventh round the men
clinched and fell Warren hung to
Van's neck, the latter trying to gel
nway, but was unable to rise. When
lime for the ntt round was called,
Watren with his seconds claimed a
foul. A dispute followed ami general
confusion ensued. Van wanted to light,
but Wartcu did not, and pulled off his
gloves, though he claimed afterward
the rcferie ordered him to do so. The
referee then called the contest a draw,
amid the groans, hisses and protests of
Warren was very groggy and another
round would prolmbly have finished
him. Van Heest did not show a mark
and bis tcconds pronounced it robbery
to tnke the debt away ftom lilm. The
fight lasted fifty minutes.
THE BROTHERHOOD OF RAILWAY CON
DUCTORS REPUDIATE ANARCHISM,
Soclntlint, anil llTarr Other lam It Is
Oppofol to.Mrlltcn nmt t'lnkettan
Dctoctlvm A Scuillile
Tolkdo. Ohio. Sept. 10 The Inter
national llrolherhood of Hallway Con
ductor met In second annual conven
tion at WIeker'sOpcrn House yesterJay
afternoon. Mayor Hamilton and Gen
eral J. (' I.ee extended a hearty wel
come on the part of the city, after which
Grand Chief Conductor Howard deliv
ered his annual address.
He gave a history of tho formation of
the Hrolhcrkood, and said the onlerhad
"no time or use for anarchism, social
ism, Internationalism, or la fact any
Ism save American patriotism; nor
have we any respect for the red 'rag'
that bas been daunted In several ot our
principal cities within the past few
years, nor for the imps of hell Itself
who have Haunted It. but we do stake
our all on that banner of all banners
the pride, yts, the life of every true
Ametlcsu our star spangled banner,
tinder whose folds this country and all
Its people shall forever prosper."
Mr. Howard objected to the Pinker
tons, and hoped tbe several Legislatures
would prtunt their coming Into tbe
lie closed as follows!
"Tbe Brotherhood of Hallway Con
ductors Is on the best ot terms with all
of tbe other protective organlaations In
the country. It advocates conserv
atism in all things, will always be fair
and open In all Its dealings and up
right in Its dealings, ami only asks that
It be met In the same spirit of fairness.
It s ftderated with tbe llrotherhood ot
Ixcomothe llremen.tbe Brotherhood of
Itallroad Trainmen ami tbe S witch
wen's Mutual Aid Association, and
it presents a compact organization ot
nearly 50,000 wen, tbe strongest com
bination of railroad men In tbe world,
and Is working under tbe laws of a
Supreme Council wblcn consists ot
three txecuilve officers of each of the
organizations named, making twelve In
in all, who, when tney are met with a
spirit of fairness, will never fail to ami
cably adjust any and all differences be
tween employes and officials, and
strikes cannot occur. This being tbe
case, and since nearly all officials are,
ti icily speaking, employes, would it
uot be beat for them, beat for their In
terests generally, to encourage organ
ization aad general federaUon oat the
pen if the men subject to them?"
A FuKatL-SIAKft CU08.
It fetilkas a ItulMtoe aad Kilt nuu
PnowKCBTowK, M.v., Sept. In.
During a thunder storm to-day a fua
ael -shaped eloud with a rushing noise
swept directly over the Union Wharf
store. The lightning struck the build
ing and Instantly kilted Soloaaoa Stan
ley, aged 82. aad Captain Rolpk JU
wood, aged tg. Captain JLtwood s son.
Meary. and Prtd Williams, one of the
proprietors of the store, were prostrated,
and a dozen other received slight
shocks. Captain Aiwood had only re
cently returned from a nsninz trip to
the Bay of s Lawrence. He leaves a
wViow aad six chtldrea-
FiuxtsvatT, K., Sept W. Dick
fate, Keatuikv's fugitive treasurer. ha
beea seea agala- J. hlcBey of Sffiag
SeU. Mo., has written here lot a seqid
sition declsring positively (hat he has
spotted the man. He had to aauch coa
tkieace in his judgment that he inclosed
the nicesawy fee for the reiintsirtna
lU-lkysays he has certainly located
Tate tat Italian ibusty, Ho. , the county
juti north of and adjoining the county
of Guea of which fepringflekl is the
1'iiuEiw, Pa., Sept. i-The
l.aiiO ui t'oatpany has kt the contract
K t n I lpc lice to coouect the Chartkr
and Coiaopolis rUlds with t'hartierk
Static n on the i'lunburg mi hliu Erie
i: u r rum tut point ou wtu ne
hH.ii i taak tr to Sew York- The
line will be about six ndk in length,
aut expect to oiien operation, with a
MflSlhJy ttkipsnent of gS.UOtt bartcla
Hraes' avgt Win a Matawa.
C4aJ K4jju. Io, feept. n.-M
Sunday a3o girln eu4loed with Bar-
LLU 9 -.LOW i- h (I JiOllti lU lUc
-1 1 1 i f i 1 1 'il t XiUi i'
' I i S . A i U 111 i t I ,J
DOTS AND DASHES KIIOM THK OLD
BERNHARDT AS A NEW CLEOPATRA
Giidsiofii Wants Hone Rait for
Inland First, Dm ladin.
STOKMY SCENE IN POrtTflSAL'S C0NQRE5S.
But Few Irishmen Eolistisf in lh
Britiik ArmrINMH Victoria Vn-
stntfd With a Lion Owsip,
I.omkox, Sept. 19. A very ttntarora
ble Impression bas lieen etealett In Yt
I'Ctia ami lletlln by the speech of Gen
eral Perron ot tbe French army, in
which he declared Russia able to over
come the triple alliance In war. As the
Austrian and German llmperors meet
on Wednesday In Pileala, the speech Is
retarded as most Impolitic, in that It
ttmls to bind the Austrian ami German
interests more closely together, aad It
will umlotibttdly be a subject of dis
cussion between the Kmperors. Tbe
preparations fur the German army ma
neuvres tn Silesia nre on a grander wale
than any heretofore held.
Advices from St. Petersburg state
that the Czar has given directions for
rntclal exemptions from conscription of
all men who have widowed mothers de
pendent upon them.
Itustlan mnneuvres at Volbynla, In
which lWi.OOO men are encaged, are
now In progress. No foreigners have
been Invited to the spectacle, and a
strict watch Is kept for strangers In dis
guise. The leaders ot the "New" trades
unionism are contemplating certain
changes of Importance The Idea of
co operation at the great Kngllsh docks,
which Is now taking practical shape,
has earnest advocates among the dock
directors themselves, while the union
officials are no less anxious to bit on
some plan of working which will avert
friction bctnecn the companies-ami the
mm ami tend to sift out the skulking
and Imcompftent element Tbe edict
that has lust gone forth from tbe execu
tive to admit no more new members to
tbe London branches of the Dockers'
Union Is made In view of the union be
coming the great employer of labor at
the docks. In this new capacity It can
not be doubted that the union author
ities will find themselves under tbe
necessity of dealing summarily with
many of their present member.
Mr. Gladstone has made another
author happy and probably started
another book on the high roat'i of suc
cess as hi did In the case of Itobert
Klsmere, Maile Ilashkltten"s diary and
other works, by ghlng them tbe benefit
of his special notice. The author this
lime Is Mr. IWlk. the Irlsb astronomer,
ami tbe book Is called "Statland." Mr.
Gladstone writes Mr. Ilalk a cordial
letter of thanks for a copy of the work,
with which he declares himself de
lighted. The scheme to construct a canal from
nirmlngbaut to the Mersey Is being
again considered, and it is said that
capital is being offered In large amounts
for tbe purpose.
Tbe Imports of Kngllsh coal Into Rat
sia during lwu amounted In value to
.fy;, 500,000, while thus far in 1WW
tbey have amounted only to J3.000.000.
Tbe falling off Is attributed partly to
labor troubles, parity to hard times ia
ltusela, and partly to tbe increasing out
put ot Ilussian mines.
A congress of German miners opened
at Halle to day. with thirty nine dele
salts present. Though small in num
ber, the body Is important in a retire
seutative sense, and its proceedings are
cipectidlo have a widespread Intlu-ence-
Tbe Czar Intends to remain a month
in the Ni rib of Poland. lie then pro
ceeds to the ctituta-
The bullae of Sokoto who rules over
13,Utb,tW people in West Africa, has
piesinlid hte fellow sovereign, Queen
Vlclotls. with a magnificent Uoa. The
aaisual baa arrived at Liverpool, aad
probably will be takea care of at the
JJEKXJURDT AS CLEOPATUA-
tO IU A SKAKI IHSTKAD OfilsWW
TUK DEATU M'EhE.
Paws. Sept. IS Mme. Bernhardt
aaaonncea that she proposes to play
CUopatn with her halt dyed black
aad her neck and arms tinged to a dusky
Kgyptias hue, despite tbe fact that the
features ef Antony's favorite are said
br the beat authorities to have beea
asolded after the purest Greek type.
Mum. Bernhardt also rwoposes to appear
to kill herself nignlly while careasiag a
snake, and be loatreited with a ser
pent faa.ier at Fonieiahleeu lot the
necessary supply of reptiles.
A TCHUIT IKTHE COftTSS.
TSS TMATI WtTB MULaD inO0iK
Lisao. Sept- I The teasaesnbiteg
of the Cortes yesterday caused great
ewittment thrughcut the city aa a
stormy debase oa the Anglo Portuguese
tuaty was expected. Shops aad offices 1
were cioseq, ana tmmaanot w csuzena
of all ciaMca wended their way to &.
Purrlaaaewt LuUdiags, whkh were be
seiged by an vnonoous trowd clamor
cue for admission hours Inf.. iu tbe es
sloe oprwd Tbe authrtik bad t4vu
pttcauioa agaLust dUordtr, but official
lnU.ifen.nce was uniMceMry. a tbe
crowd u gd caliirvd and wU be
haved Soon eiu-t the optnin of the Cortes
aanbor Bitvtio, MudaU-t if Foreitt
AtTuu. mostd tbe adoptbtn of the
AogW PottuguvM,- tti,at He begj.ii ta
r.ad tbe vrKus luodiy i ittoua wtucU
the foveratucnt Uj.i a 1 pud lu oilu u
asauu' tbe publb: hoatilitjf to the treaty,
lu UAu. be had jjone fajr he wa
sUenced by the Progitaeitt udaorky.
the opposition Bjuiba bkalng and.
hooting ao tiotvu&U that the MfaJalfr
could aot make biiusvlf heard. Amid
tbe tuniu't Mi -r S.rpi Pinto arose ia!
bbouud t tbt l'n'jiivist II ild ar
l UjuUt- I l tL a 1'r ri-l-t
able to restore Orrfcr nd ttAily sn
peitded the sttHai.
When the Cottes reiHwelrtNwi Srth r
RIMro Inttndnced the fintitsh Vm
veetion with the following Mttdiflrt
The commercial stipulation regar I
log rivers shall not include the ol I
provlnve of Angola, and the convetttlii
shall app'y sotey to eoods In tfalt.
Portugal remaining free to Impise im
pott and export dutie
The clause providing thai no poftlon
rf Ibe lerrttory assigned to P.wtngtt
south of tbe ZtmlnjM may be tranferre 1
to another power without Katlanl
consent, shall be replaced by a simple
reservation giving England the prefer
ence In the event of a transfer
A neutral nation, Instead ot Kagland
shall snpnlnt an engineer to survey the
The House referred the convention
the committee on foreign arTalrs, where
ttprm the Progressists moved thai Lieu
tenant Contlnho, who reired the BfttUh
steamer James .lamesnn at Chlromo
denetvert the confidnrce of the country
The sitting wm cnncludett In an orderly
manner. Pennr Htbelm's amendment
to the convention produced an excellent
IKISHMKX IX THE AKMV
A MAHKJtn DKCRRASM Of KI.ISTKItST
wrrrtis twrvtv eas
Lokbom, Sept. lfl A striking proof
of the unpopularity of the Kngllsh
army among tbe Irish Is fntnlshetl by
an ottlcial army statement that bas just
This statement shows that twenty
years ago. out of 16 010 non commit
stoned officers and privates In the army
17,151 were Irish, whereas to-day, nf
though this force has been Increased to
IM). t?3, the Irish clement among It hts
dwindled to3S.T13 Further than this,
the statement Indicates a similar feellnir
among the Scotch, where the decline,
while not so marked as In the case of
the Irish, Is great. In 1870, out of
everv thousand men tbe proportion was
01 1 fcnellih or Welsh. 07 Scotch anl
251 lilslt. This year the proportion
per thousand is 7.9 Kngllsh of Welsh.
Nt Scotch and IIS Irish.
IltP.LAND nitST. THBN INDIA.
sent scKMs to nRTHE niEcTor Xlt.
OLADSTOXK OX HOMR Hl'I.X
Lokdok, Sept. 10 Messrs. llrad
laugh and Calne are now trying to
Induce Mr. Gladstone to prepare, on the
leatiembllng of Parliament In Novem
Iter, to urge a measure ot borne rule for
India, as he bas so often and ably urged
Ireland's claim In tbe same direction
Mr. Gladstone, however, bealtatea even
to declare himself In favor of a tent
live Indian national congress to discuss
the question of home rule and formulate
a ltasls of argument and debate on thit
subject. He believe In working with
all bis heart ami mind with but tbe oik
great object tn view until that shall -accomplished.
IIiiElHHtl'n View f Out- I.ckMmUoh.
I .on don, Sept. 10 The StmJiri
says: "A mora outrageous enactment
than tbe meat Inspection law was sever
framed In a civtlitd country. It It
mote Irritating in conjunction with the
MtKInley bill. No foreign state can
submit to tuck threats without abject
humiliation. With Kagland rem Wait
are out of tbe question, but the un
friendly attitude of America will !
nothing to force our hands."
A liMiHcnmiml Trte
Lokoox. Sept. 18 Mr Evelyn 1) it
leg and General Granfell have gone ti
Naples to assist Lord Dufferin Is ne
gfltlalioaswttb Italy f or the dellariwtiou
of tbe frontiers ot the Red Sea ierri
WAST TIE Bill AXIKDED.
Miller ThlRk "Ib4tfekBlHatl' Xsaiutw
I'atarHt lbs "Jt CtHMtrtun."
MltwitKBB, Wis . Sept. 1 The
Millers' National Association has iasmd
a letter sddrtssed to all its memtwr
asking that they at once send their pr
ti sta to their Congressmen agaiaat Sena
tor Sherman's amendment to the Tariff
bill, which reads aa follows.
That la no case shall drawbacks t a
exported merchandise which has beoa
b potted into the Catted State, be l
lowed where the claim amounts to l.-
The letter nays tbe asneadwewt is ta
the interests of the "Jute combine
and aimed at the welfare of the saitll
millets. The letter concludes with tu
We have one hope foe justice, and
that Is to bring such pressure to be.ii
warn this ecelerence committee tbtt
the abeve proviskn shall be amended
wtwui Gou'BUTtiv mm
Thetf IlJSnonitl Are AnrmM l ant
fttm HSf In Wew.
Kew Yoax, &pt iAwYeatetday -i
meaaber of the aiiol Gold net
Silver-Beatets I'eUa struck for a-i
takei by the craft la philadelpii'
Chicago, Boatoa and eUewhtre. B
aooa 16 ol the strikers ia the city U t
returned to work on their own term
Last night it was repottesl at tu
strikers' heaouarters that tbe deaaan !.
of the anew had everywhere been c u
A sisniacast feature of thu -t t
that the twin contend ft. v
increase of tbe Una t'
kaf 3Si per cnt. t
fctnu. pait of thai inert-
Moa; twwsptt s aiMu.
jErrtl ) ft, M" -
Ui l ill irafcas beet a v-
tb. ." veiiiin pan
Jibu linui bat liet :
Lev L i he U--i .
John Sb.-ae 141- --
SttKlV Tbe dVv i;.
fiA FkAAt.iM.0 . Bl
paysent of gtf&o v i e ot
the. Puiladiiiu i 'r i Pile
vStiiu!t hi ,v I... ..-,, ) bu-
lag fyntnc ate
f iewMa, Ii-l , Sept. tw M Theui .
i&km aad ekvator wan at Kewiun.
has taUnd foe $& His ruto u
brought about by speculating is Qu
xMftt srwsaAe 3ftMw