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WASHINGTON, D. O., THURSDAY ErENLNO, MAY" Id, 1885.
PUlCJfl TWO 033NTS
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OFFICIAL AND UNOFFICIAL IN AND
at tho Whlto Ilouao Colonol
Rockwell's Sucoossor Tho Dolphin
to Mako Anotlior Trial Trip.
Tho President tills afternoon mado tho
Thomas II. Shims', collector of Internal
lovctiue for tlio district of Arkansas, vlco
Henry 51, Cooper, suspondod.
Ciivnr.rs H. SrAi't.i:, collector of rovo
T'lio. for tlio twelfth Pennsylvania ills
trlct, vlco V., II. Clinsc, suspended.
llKilAr.lt T. Itl'KDl.KiT, collector of
customs for tho WIscasset (Malno) dis
trict. Itlchnrd T. Dodge, collector of customs
fortlio Salem (Massachusetts; district.
Also tho following postmasters : John 0.
Pccva, vlco T. V.. Shcpbord, commission ox
plrcd, Mcchanleksburg, O.; 0. T. I'npo, vlco
J. W. Pattcrsou, sitspondcd, IllllsborouKh,
O., ami Norval lllackbuni. vlco Shall'cr
Peterson, resigned, Decatur, Ind.
Tho cbango In tho olllco at Hillsborough,
N C, was rondo bocauso the Inspector's re
port had shown shortngos In tho account's of
tho office, which, though almost immedi
ately iniulo good, were u violation of
A coNfi. mx'o(i.vi!i:i.
Tho President has recognised Thomas
I), Wnnnamakcr us Consul of tho Domini
can Itopublic at Philadelphia.
Tim vai.i:i lOt'ivr-MAnTi u..
Tho Wales court-martial this morning
agnin went through tho foim of convening,
and after n.short secrot session adjourned
until ICK10 o'clock to-monow morning
without reaching a decision as to tho mat
ter of Jurisdiction.
The following promotions In tho (lon
cra! Laud Olllco woro mado to-day : T. II.
Baldwin, Pennsylvania, fiom j.l.OOO to
sSl.EOO, and V. II. Oiisby, Georgia, from
$1,1C0 to $1,G00. Both of thoso gontlcmun
nro clciks in tho division of accounts.
(lENHItAI. Hl-MNi:n'B liAUeillTEH.
Generals Hunt, Greon, Murray, IHiid
nnd Ayres and Colonol Hudson havo waited
upou tho President to urgo tho retention
of General Sumnor's daughtor as post
mistress at Charlotte, to which position
alio was appointed by Gouoral Grant.
Tin: I'nnsimJNT's lAi.i.nn).
Tho Prestdent's callors to-day Included
tho A'lcc-Presldont, Senators, Kcnnn, Mc
rhenou and Voorhccs, Congressman Wiso,
Hlcbnrd T. Merrick, Governor Swlnoford,
Walter Allen of tho ToptUt Slulc Junrunl,
Gcucial Denver, D. McSwecnoy, S. S. Cos
and a largo Now- York delegation.
ADMIRES TUT. AIiMtNIiTKATION.
Hon. John P. Stockton, member from
New Jcisoyof tho National Democratic
Committee arrived at Woimloy's to-day.
Hois enthusiastic over tho success of tho
Administration, and hcliovos tho Democ
racy appieclato tho situation fully. Jlr.
Stockton called on Sccrotary Bayard,
run nor.i'iii.v to hi: tiui:i aciain".
Tho naval boards that Inspected tho un
fortunate trial-trip or tho Dolphin havo
returned to this city and reported to acting
Secretary Harmony. A telegram has bcon
font to Mr. John Itoach, saying that -tho
Dolphin will bo given another trial on
Monday, under tho samo conditions as tho
Mr. G. W. Simpson of tho (Urn of Simp
son, Mclntyio & Co., butter merchants of
Boston, Mass., and C. M. Young of tho firm
of W. 1. Young & Co., butter morchants of
New York, weroboforo tho Smith Court of
Inquiry to. day and examined in legard to
tho contract of r,O,O00 pounds of buttor fur
nished to tho Navy.
ko nrsi'iTE ror. j,akcisti;ii.
It was currently reported to-day that
earnest ofj'orts-wcro bolng mado to securo a
further rcsplto for I.angstor. At tho White
Houso it was stated at noon that no fur
ther action was bolng taken Ju tho raattor
to tho President's knowledge, and that
thoiowasno prospect of a furthor respite
COLONEL ROCKWELL'S SUCCESSOR.,
Colonel John 31. Wilson of tho Kugiueer
Corps will assumo tho dutlos of
tho position of Commissioner of
Public Buildings nnd Grounds In this
District on Juno 1, in addition to
his present duties as assistant to tho Chief
of Engineers in charge of foititlcattons. Tho
solcctiou of Colonol Wilson for this duty
was determined upon and statod somo
weeks ago, and Is regarded by army officers
ns tho best selection possiblo. Colonol
Wilson was horn in Washington, and Is n
property-holder hero, Ho Is about -is years
of age, nnd has a biilllaut nnd successful
career as an artiilory otllcor during tho war
nnd ns, an ongineor on works of Import
ant National Improvements slnco tho closo
of tho war. no is thoroughly qualified for
tho duties of his now position. Ho has al
ways been n Domocrat. Colonel A. F.
Itockwoll, who is-rollovcd fiom Juno 1, ami
will return to duty in tho Quarter
master's Department, has porfoiraod tho
dutlesof Commissioner of Public Buildings
and Grounds In nn efficient and successful
manner slnco tho commcncomcnt of Presi
dent Gnrllold's admluistratioii.
i'Rotection or ciiiEi'ij or nivitiox.
Tho absorbing topic In tho Treasury De
partment, nnd in all administrative roforiu
circlesjust now, Is tho com so to bo pur
sued In rcfcionco to chlofs of division. This
largo class of public sorvants, who havo
risen fioni tho ranks of clerkship by long
and faithful sorvlco, and ncquired valuable
experience and knowledge, aio not pto
tcctcd by tho clvll-servico law, Tho Presi
dent has said that theso are not political
places nnd that faithful and olllclont meu
hi theso positions will not ho disturbed, a
tho Treasury Department four chlofs of
division havo bcon displaced. Tlrst, tho
chiofof tho Appointment Division mado
room for Hlggius, then two chlofs in tho
Sixth Auditor's olllco weio superseded by
parthan nppolntcos, nud theu tho chief of
tho Customs Division retired by request.
Theso changes glvo rise to dally rumors of
icqucsts for tho icslgnatlon of chiefs of di
vision, nnd tho most olllclont ns
well ns tho least compotont chiefs
aro named by theso rumors, Somo
Treasury officials bcllovo that Secre
tary Manning has already yielded to pres
sure in two or tin co cases nud is not able to
wlthstntid tho forco "brought to bear upon
him, From this tlioy nrguo that nearly all
tho chiefs of division will go, More con
servative officials arguo thnt In two months
tho Sectctary lias mado hut ouo serious
error in this diicctlon, and that very early
in his ndminlstiatlon, nnd followed by n
storm of criticism and protest. They do
not bcllovo that chiefs of division will
ho iciuovcd without cause. They bollovo
Secretary Manning is pononally disin
clined to thus vlolato tlio spirit of tho
clvll-servico law where ho can .avoid it.
AFslstant Secretary Fairchild is strongly
opposed to such discharges. It is under
stood thnt Appointment Clork Hlggius
recently picparcd for Secretary Manning a
list of all porsarjs In tho Treasury Doptrt
ment subect to icmov.il nnd roplacumont
it his discretion. This list embraced ovoiy
employe- nbovo tlio $1,000 grado of clerkship
nnd bolow tho positions to which Presiden
tial appolntmonts nro mado. This list has
nhcaily been materially redueod by cross
lug oil' the deputy chiefs of divisions who
aro clearly protected by tho clvll-sorvico
law nud many other reductions aro ox
peeled. Tlio prcssuro for appolatmont will
undoubtedly lead to tho displacement of nil
but the conspicuously efficient and compo
tcntjiicn, but it Is confidently claimed that
nono of theso will bo disturbed.
Sill. MANNINO IIAllli AT WORK.
Sccrotary Manning was unassisted to-day
in tho work of slgulng vouchers, warrants,
etc., which Is generally divided between
hlimolf and 5Icssis. Fairchild ami Coon.
Jlr. Fnhchlhi had not yet returned from
New York nud Philadelphia, wlioio ho is
examining public ojllccs under tlioTrctwiry
Department, nnd Mr. Coon was coufinod to
his room hynnacuto attack of rheumatism.
Secretary Manning found tho day's work
rather more thnn he could manage.
a c NiunATi: ion (itivr.nxoii.
lhigciioScmplo of Vancouver, Washing
ton Territory, arrived In tho city this morn
ing to urgo his claims for appointment
nsl'iovcrnor of tho Territory. Ho U tho sou
of tho Into Gene wl James Somple, who was
once I'nitcd States Sonator from Illinois,
Chief Justice of tho Supremo Court and
Cbnrgo d'Affalrcs in Now Granada during
two administrations. Mr. Soiuplo is forty-
four years of ngc,ngraduatoofthoSt. Louis
University and tho Cincinnati Liw School.
For ncaily thrro yenrs Mr. Scmplolias boon
resident of Washington Territory, and ho
is now Indorsed by tlio bar of tlio Territory
nnd of Oregon, tho boaid of trado nud a
mass-meeting of cltlons of Vancouver, tho
Lrglslbturo o( Illinois, find Senators nnd
Members of Congress from Mississippi,
Missouri, Illinois', Alabama, Texas, Ken
tucky, Novnda, Louisiana, Georgia, Ton
nctseo and South Carolina,
Minor mill I'crsutml.
Tbo President visited and inspected Ills'
cottage at tho Soldiers' Homo last ovculug.
lllcuard Novlns.Jr., has been appointod
superintendent of tho public building at
Mr. Lothrop says that ho ha3 never
thought of declining tho Busslan mission,
nnd thnt himself and family will Iorvo for
Itussla In n fow weeks.
Tho nppolntmont of tho Assistant Treas
nicr has not been decided upon, Mr.
Whclplcy, tho presont cashier, is promi
nently mentioned for this place
Mr. Gcorgo A. Iroland lias tiled an ap
plication for tho postmastorship at Massoy,
Kent County, 3Id and Miss Ida Stoln lias
applied for the postmastorship nt Nowmar
It Is understood that Bayliss W. Ilanna
of Indlanalivill not go to Poisia, owing to tho
severity of thb jouinoy and tho HMioalth of
his family, but will probably go to tho
Colonel Do Alma was around tho Intorior
Department to-day. His expectod dismis
sal from tbo public sorvlco on account of
his diUlculty with Commissioner Sparks
has not yet been mado.
Tho Clvll-Servlco Commission will In a
short limo hold examinations of candidates
who want to fill vacancies in tho positions
of first assistant examiners nud proof
readers in tbo Patent uiuco.
Tho, quarantine stcaraor of tlio mcdlc.il
department of tho array, tho John U. Wood-
worth, will lcavo to-day lor Norfolk to un
dergo slight repairs provious to going on
her regular station at tho capos.
General W. S. Boscreans was among tho
callers nt tho Whlto Houso-ycstorday, nud
ho had n prolonged Intorviow witli tho
President. It is believed that ho will bo
tendered tho Itcglstcislilp of tho Treasury.
Colonol C. P. Hoy t, who for two years has
been warden of tho Colorado Stato Peulton-.
tlary, but who was recently dismissed by
the presont Republican Governor, is in tho
city to secute, if possiblo, tho marshalship
of tho Stntc.
. Assistant Secretary of tho Treasury Coon
denies tho statement that 3fr. Graves' np
polutmcnt to bo chief of tho Bureau of no
graving nud Printing meant tho ultlmato
extinction of tho bureau and tho transfer
of tho business to a well-known bank uoto
Sovcral candidates for tho collcctorship
of Internal rovenuo at Pittsburg aro In tho
city. Mr. J. J. 3Iaguiro Is rcgardod as load
ing in tho rncc. Dx-Stnto Senntor Wnllaco
and Colonol Jlyors of Harrlsburg aio among
other prominent Pctinsylviuilans hoie ou
Piesidont Clovoland was yesterday In
vited by a commlttco to attond tho noxt
annual fair at Frederick, In Octobor nest.
Tho President stated that ho would ho very
glad to visit tho fair if ho had tlmo. Tlio
committee woro introduced to tho President
by Senator Gorman.
I'obcrt 11. James of Ilastou, Pa,, has boon,
appointed to bo a National haul: oxa minor.
Ho has bcon assigned to duty in tbo east
ern district of Pennsylvania. Tho resigna
tion of N.G. Owon, bank oxaminorof tho
distiict of Kansas nnd Nebraska, has beau
lccclvcd nnd accepted.
Among twenty-six postmasters of tho
fourth class to-day appointed by Post-mnstor-floucial
Vilas wero tho following :
J. I!. Smith, Cnstlcton, Md.; A. B. Hansou,
Churchvlllo, 3ld.; Thomas O'Neill, noucks
vlllo, 5Id.; S. A. Godwin, Mcssongo, Va.,
and W. T. Mason, Pnngotcague, Va.
Orders havo been Issued to Charlos Dear
born, liquor gaugor of Aloxnndiia, to close
his accounts nnd forward his books, otc
to Staunton to Collector Cinig, preparatory
to turning tho business.) over to tho now
nppolntce, Hnmblcton Shopard, collector of
internal lovonuo for tho Sixth District.
General Meigs s.i.vb of tho now Pouslon
building that it is open to criticism, but
that hu has becu working with limitol
means nnd has dono tho best that ho could.
With moio money ho could havo put on a
better roof, but lie will stako his reputa
tion ou thosticugth and duiubillty of tho
A published report that Miss Clovoland's
oliscnco from the Whlto House is duo to n
quarrel botwe'en tho President and herself,
is contradicted In tlio most positive mau
ncr at tho Hxccutivo Mansion, It is said
that Miss Cleveland Is simply paying short
visits to a fow old filonds nud taking a
rest, and that sho will returu In a few days,
Somo of tho Minnesota Congressmen,
Including Washburn and Strait, arrived in
tho city last ovculug to mako a cumblued
ttl'ort to Induce tho President not to ro
movo efficient Bepubliean olfico-holdoH in
that State. Tho ell'oits of tlio Itopubllcan
delegation will ho opposed by Democratic
politicians from .Minnesota who aro hero
llghtlog for tho spoils,
Tho bonds of tho following-named col
lectors of Internal rovenuo havo been found
tq bo good and sufficient, but will uot bo
formally approved until tho transfer of tho
ctllccs is mado: Hniubloton Shoppord, for
tho sixth district of Viigluiu; J, G, Searcy,
for tho third district of Texas; J. 1). Young,
for thofouith district of North Carolina;
C, H. Cbasc, for tho district of Maluo, and
D. l Bradley, for tho district of South
Pay Director T, II. Looker has b;ou
tempornrliF iclloved of his duties In tlio
Navy Pay olllco In this city by Pay Di
rector J. D, Murray. Assistaut Navnl Cou
stiuctora Lewis Nixou and J. L. Schock, at
present at tho Itoynl Naval College, Kng
land, havo beou granted two months' lcavo
of nbionco from tho let of July no:;t, at
tho expiration of which time thoy aro or
dered to return to Washington and roport
nt the Department.
MiiJor It, 0. llartlott. the now Deputy
Comralictoncr of Pensions, served during
tho entile war iu tho Uuloti Army. Ho
was twice brcvettod for gallant conduct,
once ns captain and onco ns major. At tho
bnttlo of Whlto Oaks, A'lrglula, ho was shot
through tho body, Since tho war ho has
csldcd at Btiifjhnmtoti, N. Y ., auA lui
taken a prominent pait In politics. IIo Is
now stopping with his brother, Dr. Ilartlutt,
ou K street, In this city.
Tho Iowa Congressional donation has
protested to tho President ngalusl tho ap
pointment of C, L. Williams as marshal for
tho southern district of Iowa. Tho delega
tion had united in n recommendation of a
man named Campbell nnd confidently
expected his appointment. Tho C'ougtoss
men sny they had never heard of Williams
ami thnt ho is appointed mainly on Now
Yoik Inllueiico. Secretary Whitnoy nnd
Henry Clows'tbo hanker nro said to bo his.
most prominent Indorsers.
Tho fortifications board appointed by
lie President, ns stated yesterday, nud of
which tbo Seeretaiy of War is president, Is
organlm! undcra ptovislon of tho Fortifica
tions bill passed at tho Inst session of Con
gtcso, in which a board of olllccrs nud
civilians Is authorized to examine and ru
poit nt what ports fortifications or otliordo
fenscs aro most uigently lcqulrcd, tho
character nud kind of defenses best adapted
for each, with lcfcrcnco to armament nud
tho utilization of torpedoes, mines or other
Tho appointment of Ferdinand F. DufnU
of New York as Consul nt Havro Is said to
bo in accordance with tho strictest buslnojs
principles nnd an Intention on Secretary
Bayard's part to appoint nt commercial
ports pcisons possessing practical business
training and commercial nud mercantile
knowkiicc. The contest for this no3itlon
was between prominent business men, tho
Sccrotnry declining to consldor indorse
ments except ns to qualifications of this
kind. Tho papers upon which Dufals was
selected woro the Indorsements of officers
nnd mcmboiB of tho Now York Cotton and
Produce exchanges nnd prominent Now
Yoik business men.
Tho 5Ialno delegation, headed by Gov
ernor Plalstcd, nnd urging tho romoval of
tho picsout posttuastor at Augusta, Colonol
Slanley, and appointment of Colonol .Mor
ton, had a hearing before tho President.
They represented that tho Democracy
united iu nsklng tho nppolntmont, nnd that
tho only opposition camofrom tho Kopubli
can Senators, who nt tho iu3tanco of Mr,
Bhiiuo opposed Colonel Jlorton for attacks
upon Blnlno during the campaign. Tho Presi
dent replied that ho had novorscon strongor
papers prcsontcd iu behalf of n candidate,
and Intimated thnt ho saw nothiug to re
flect upon Cojonol Morton's avntlabtlltv as
n candidate. Tho delegation left tho Whlto
Houso divided In opinion as to what courso
tho President means to pursue.
A COMMENDABLE WORK.
Western I'lilou Tolcci-npli Co. l'nl.
tluirHs WlreH ITnilci- Ground.
Tho Wostorn Union Tologrnph Company
began tho laying of a numbor of tlioir
wires under ground to-day. Tho routo will
bo from tho maiu olllco, cornor of Fiftoonth
and F streets to Fourtooth sticet; tbonco to
Now York avenue; thonco to connoct with
tho nlr lines nt Sovcnth strcot northwest.
Tho wires aro Insulated with gutta-percha
and will pas3 through two sections of
Cyprus wood pipes 81 Inchos square Tho
wires nro so concentrated that sixty wires
will pass through each plpo. upon tho com
pletion of tho work, one-half of tho northoru
and western wires ontorlug tho city will
bo underground. Tho company will also
lay an underground systoru through tho
Whlto Lot to connect with tho polos cornor
of Sfavcnteonth street nnd Pennsylvania
nvenuo northwest. Noarly !00 polos will
bo removed when tho work Is comploted.
A Henntot- Ilrlvcrf Away.
Tho clerk at tho National Hotel was
asked to-day by tho loportor If Sonator
Blackburn was ini
"Hc,ls out," was tho reply.
"I thought ho stopped horo," said tlio re
porter. "Ho did until ho wns driven nway."
"Driven awny? What foi?"
"Ho was driven nwuy by tho olllco
seekers.' Thoy mado his lifo a bunion, nud
to cscapo them ho moved his quarters to
Eomcthipg not as public ns n hotol."
A llniilc Wins It Milt.
In tho Circuit Court to-dny, in tho case
of tbo German-American Savings Bauk,
Judgo nnguer gnve judgment for plnlntifis
Tlio Iteccut CoiiHitx.
Seven out of tho olglit pollco precincts
glvo nhout 171,000. The second precinct is
to bo ndded.
J. W. iyoln or Pittsburg Is at tho National.
J. N. LocUhnrt ot Now York Is at tho Nn
llotml. , II. S. Hays, ltochoster, K, V., Is nt tho S l
tlonnl, Charlos L. Scott ot Alabama Is at tho Na
tional. O. D. Utovo ot I'liltaUolphta is at tho M.tro
J. w. caitor ot Virginia Is nt fho Metro
politan. v. J. Magulra ot Now York Is nt tho Metro
politan. - O. r. Webster ot Columbia, Tenn., ts nt tuo
J. T. Smith ot Cleveland, Ohio, is at tho
C. V. Morgan nnd Mr. Aldorsdort nro nt tho
Francis N wood and wire, Iioston, nro at
W. H. Aboil nnd wife, Now York, nio nt
John Onnulugham ot Now York is at tho
O. A. Mclcoroou, Dodhani, L'uglnnd, Is nt
S. II. 1'cnrcy ot Franklin, Toun,, Is nt tho
-wiiiinm w crapo, Now marord, Mw., Is
-Dr. J. Nicholas Mitchell, Philadelphia, Is
nt tho Arlington.
- Kx-ooveruor J. A. Smith or Georgia is nt
a n. rerHltie, Jr., nnd wife, Now York, are
at tho Arlington.
Ilon.W. U. Washburn, Minneapolis, Minn.,
lent the Arlington,
William .i.o, uouso and wlti, Newark, N.
.! are at Wlllaid's.
- non. r.ppn llunton ot Vltglnta la regis
tered nt tho Lbbltt.
- M. L. Holnes and wife, Indianapolis, lud,,
aroat the Arlington.
,1. r, Uunyon and wife, Monlstown, N. Y.,
aront trie Arlington.
-Jomes S. roster Jr., and wire, Brooklyn,
N.Y., are nt tho Klggs.
- A. J. Hlne s ana J. J. Joy ot North Carolina
are at Iho Metropolitan.
Varetto nowttt, James W. Tate and wlte,
I'rankrort, Ky nro nt the ltlggs.
- W. n. Loningwelt, Donrer, Colo., formorly
a U, B. marshal, is nt tho Arlington.
A. Morgan, SprlngUold, Mass., and W. M,
Crane, Dalton, Mnss,, nro nt tho ltlggs.
Mr. 11 11. llartlett, n prominent merchant
otllroolilyn, N. Y Is at tuo KUbltt House,
-II. r. Montgomery, ooorgetowu, Ky and
Itod, Perry, Warsaw, Ky., aro at tho Ubbltt.
- Sonator W. A, Wallace ot Pennsylvania has
nrrlveu in the ci-y. Ho lias rooms nt Willard's,
Itouert M. Titmhle nnd wtfo, nnd Miss
Kiln Trimble, Mount Sterling, Ky,, Are at the
W. W. WorthUgtou ot Howard County,
Md., lsnt thoNatiounl! sou V, i:, Uwlloyot
0, It. I'.lwell nnd wire, Mies Jennie L. liar
nard nnd Miss l'lotcncoejuoonan, New Vork,
aio at tlioEbbltt,
IMgnr T.Welles, Hart'oul, Oinu., tho well
kunnn wrltor on. tho tnrirt question, registered
nt Wormloy's this mornlug.
A delegation ot UuiTalo, N. Y,, Democrnte,
consisting ot l'ortor 1), Ulcus, Louts 11 j tort
audA. A.Swau call id outho I'tosldem this
Hon. Itoswell r, riowpr ot New Yirk was
a consplcuoun Unnro nt Wlllard's to-day, IIo
called nt tho Treasur? Department ami mado
the grand rounds. He oxprossos sroat r-mi-tlilouco
In Domocintlc success lu New X-"k
fetftto uest tall,
EVENTS AT IVY CITY.
KINO LION THB WINNER IN
TIR3T RACE TO-DAY.
Summery of tlio Itnooa for Tula After
noon Tho Truck In Excellent Condi
tion and n, Largo Throng1 In Attend
ance Tho Boat of tho Mootlnga.
1 (Try, May 1 11! p. m. Tlio track Is
InJlno condition nnd fast timo sliouhl bo
tho order of tlio day. In (ho first uco
King Lion, though at top weight, should
win, with (Jucrn 1'stheror Bullfiold second.
For tho second race, Farewell run so well
Tuesday thnt olthor ho or Hosslo should
win. Tho Army nnd Navy Stakos will go
to Tcllo Doo or Wlckham, notwithstanding
Tccumsch's win of Tttosday, Tlio fourth
Ol'l'OSITi: THE dl'.AND hTANK.
raco wllf likely bo betwoen Jack, Bob May
and Klttane, with chances good for tho
last named. Tlio Handicap Sweop3taUo
ought to bo a pretty good thing for old Lida
Stanhope, with Hilarity or Chanticleer
second. King Fan ran a lino mllo Tuesday,
but is in too heavy to-day.
Tho I'lrst Ituce.
I v City, May II 1!;20 p. m. Tlio first
raco was won by King Lion, Kva K. sec
ond, Queen F.sthcr third. Timo, h.Tii, DIs
tnnce, six furlongs. Mutuals, .$3.10.
Tho track was In snporb condition and
tho attendanco larger than on provious
days, fully l,000 porsons being present.
summauy ror. to-day.
I'lrst laco rurso $000, lor horBos that havo
startod In selling rocos at this meeting Willi.
out winning; soiling allowances. Six turlonsa.
r. llobtnson'B b. h. King Lion, 5yrs., by
Capo Haco ....
a. Mnsou's b. m. Kva K, 5 yrs , by Jolru
0. II. rottiuglll'a ch. in, ciuoou i:sthor,
aged, by uunetin
T. W. Doswell's b. c. UullUeld, -1 yrs., by
Abd a Kadsr
Wblttoker .V Oo.'b b. m. Koroo, 5 yrs., oy
Abd I'.lKoree :.. ,
It. Harpor's ch. g. Murmur, 6 yrs., by
W. U. I'ronch's ch. r. Wlndsall, U yra., by
Ventilator ,. ......
Wra.Tenny'scn. c. Jim Heck, ;i yru., by
second ltace l'urso WOO, ror mares ot nil
ngos; maldeu allowances. Ono mllo.
Win. Jonnlngs' b. m. Farewoll, Kyrd., by
I.o no Star Stnble's ch. in. Hater, uuod, by
Lelaps t. i 11"
0. Mason's b. m. l'lnk Guttage, 5 yrs., by
O. Bowlo's ch, m. Bessie, r yrs., by
It. Harpor's b. m. Solitaire, ngod, by King
W. l'.llurch'B bis. r. tuvciiom.a yrs., b)
Third liaco- Tho Army nnd Navy Stako, tor
U-yenV olds, $60 each, hair Corlelt, with $1,001)
auueu. uno mnoanu u umuin.
0. Llttlotlold'8 b, c. Toeumsoh, by Attlla...
T. W. Doswell's ch. c. Wlckham by wu
lord It. W. Waldeu's cli. c. Hareloot, by Har
old Jeter Wnldcn'sb.e. ISallot, by Illllal
W. 1. llurch's ch. r. Tollo Doo, by Groat
rout th ltace, t'urso $r,00, ror
yonr-old nud upward. Ono mllo,
0. W. Modlrgorsb.h. -Mm Casey, 5 yrs.,
M. J. Daly's b. g. Jack, 4 yrs., by Stone-
W. 1. Htirch's ch. g. nob May, d yrs., by
T. W..Dowell'a eh. c. Winston, 0 yrs., by
J. Walaon'e b. c. Montmoio, !1 yre,, by
W.Jennlng'sch. c. (Iroonlleld, tlyrrf., by
O. llowlo's ch. f. Vesta, !1 yrs,, by Oateby. 07
r. lloblnsou'fl br. r. Klttino, tl yrs., by
Strachlno or Alarm 07
Flllh ltace--nandlcap sweorstakss. ror :i-year-olds
and upwards, $20 each, with relOO
added. Ono ratio and a quarter,
M. J. Daly's 'ch. h, King ran,n yrs., by
Klugr.rncst I lit
J, S. C.impbell'a b. g. John Sullivan, (I
yrs., by Monarchist 107
Joseph McMuhou'e b. b. Hilarity, (I yrs.,
by lionnlo Scotland 10(1
It. W.Wnldon'sch. c. Chanticleer, -l yri.,
by viator 105
J, W, and It. II. l.oud'rt b. m, Lldu btan-
liopp, aeod.by Wavrrly 100
0. Dowlo's ch. g. Uald llomot, " yre., by
Although yesterday was dark, and it
rained all tho morning, n largo crowd was
in attendanco when tho bell rang for tho
first lace. Tho raanagomont Improvod
greatly upon tho day boforo. All tho raeos
wore started promptly, and tho result was
that the last ouo was through considerably
earlier than it was tho day before. There
aro many pcoplo who wish to see a stcoplo.
chase added to-morrow, and tho request has
been sent to tho management. Tho old
club-houso hill, nnd tho lulleld, aro a
bright and vivid green, tho latter biokeu
hero and thoroby tho toveral Jumps, and
the contrast allbnlcd by tho little whlto and
red lings that mark tbo course Theio is
nothing half so exciting, especially to tho
ladies, as n closo steeplechase, and moro
than ouo fair onu hns expressed lior wish
for ono slnco tho meeting opened, Tilf;
Critic's tips woro good yestctdny. It named
Aglncourt, Vnlloy Forgo, Lena, 11033
I'erulcafnnd Solitnito. in naming horses
for a race, tho two consldored tho best nro
named ns tho two first horse?, lu bitting,
tho systom adopted by tho Goodwin
Brothers Is tho safest, though perhaps iu
somo Instances you would not mako as
much. The Goodwin? soldoui back a horso
for second place, bu thoy tako the two boH
horses in tho raco nud Lack them both to
win. If a man hnd tnken Tin; Crime's
tips anil bet i on each horso or stable men
tioned for each raco, ho would havo laid oui
$00, nnd received back 5lG(l.oO, and his
clear winnings for the day would havo
amounted to SlOfi.GO, Tho racing yester
day wns much closer than tho day boforo.
nnd lesultcd In somo rattling good fin
ishc?. In tho first race, tlio weight klllod
the favoiltc, Jim Carlisle. Aglncourt won
fiom stait to finish, though ho beat Klt
tane out by only a length. For the second
ovcut, tho Willard Hotel Stake-, tho
knowing ones mndo old Sprnguo tho
favorite, nud ho Justified their couUlciico
by winning lu l.t.", half a second bettor
than his mllo of tho day before Valley
Forge lauded tho place monoy. The book
makers offered 1 to 1 against htm for a place
and his few friends miule it small fortune.
Tho thlid raco would undoubtedly have
fallen to Vibrator, but Frank McLaughlin
is not tho rldor his mother is, nnd got bully
left tit tho post. The way in which Ills
horse finished showed what ho could h.vvo
dono hnd ho been properly startol I sua
jot tho I'lttco, lu the fourth event !)(; de
monstrated thnt D.ivi3 and Hall have in
her a fnst youngster. She won handily and
paid the biggest pool of tho mooting so far,
ioi. 10. In tho last raco Solitaiio won nftor
a driving finish, Fonilenf second. Pools
paid another small fortune, uamoly
A NTlX.I'MM'HAHi: ItAt'li.
A steeple-chase raco has been arranged
between Major Gcorgo I'. Ifolman of War
ronton, Vn.audMr. it. 0. Duhiiioy of this
city for n $1,000 cup. Tho raco is to tako
idaco over tho Ivy City track on tho :10th
Inst., and each gentleman is to rldo his owu
horso, ono In posicsslon nt this time. A
one-half forfeiture hns been placed In tho
bnnds of Mr. II. I,. Blackford. Much in
terest Is being manifested In tills race, ns
the two gentlemen nro elnssed nmong tlio
finest horsemen In tho 1'nltcd States.
x isTi;niTiso Timr noi-k.
When Maud S. trotted n mllo lu 2 0!ll
sho moved forty feet ton and flvo-slxtoonth
inches ovoiy 8"cnud. Hor ordinary stride
is soventecu feet, lint, assuming it to ho
twenty feet, oacIi hind foot would touch
the ground nt least twico overy second.
Tho Washington Rowing Club hold an
adjourned meeting last night. Sovcral
plans wero submitted for a now boat
house. Tho committon having tlio matter
In charge mndo a pirtlal report, locations In
Georgetown and Just above tho Aualostnii
boat-house, being submitted, If tho club
builds It will probobly solcct the former.
Tho Columbia Club very jRonorously
loaned ono of their four-oarod shells to tho
ntw Wnshington club tiut'l tho aboil or
dered by tbo latter shall arrive. Tho kind
ness was fully appreciated.
Tho l'olomacs havo gotten In scvoial now
members who will mako good oirsmeu.
I'crley Is one. Ills u pity that tlio club
cannot prevail upon Saiitlison to row lu a
crow. Ho would innkoagrcat oar.
John Kennedy had out tho senior four of
the Wnshington club lor tio hrsc tlmu last
night. They took a long pull up tho river.
All of tho men have moio or less llesh to
woik olf. .
Hughcy Sweeney of tho Wellingtons
has Just received his now sluglo shell from
Kute of tho Columbia? is still at his
studies. Kondrup. Wade, Davis and Klut
ncr nro taking somo oxorcise.
Tho last l,fiOO points of tlio btlllaid
match between Carter of Clovoland and
McKcnna of Detroit was played at Clovo
land, O,, last night, Cartor winning by (il.'l
points. McKcnna mado the highest run of
tho match 117. Cartor's avcrago for both
nights was 2(1.78-112; MoKonmi's avor.igo,
21.41-111. Aside from $1,000 a sldo stako
money, there wero sldo hots of $2,r00 a
side. Carter's highest run was 1110, Ho
took tho lead near tho commencement of
tho fiist night's gamu and held It through
tho match by from !!00 to 700 points.
"MURDER WILL OUT.''
A Homicide CohIcnhch Ills Crime
null UIvcn UliiiHcir Up.
rjiiiAiinr.i'HiA, Pa,, May 11. About
10.UO o'clock this morning, n woll-drcssod,
rcspcctahlo-looklng young man, carrying n
hnud'Satchcl, visited tlio Mayor's olllco and
requested an nudlcuco with that olllcial.
Tho messougcr In charge Informed tho
visitor that tho Mayor wns busily engaged
and could not sco him except on Important
"My business," said tlio young man, "Is
of tlio utmost Importance, and I must sco
him at once." Ho wns thou conducted to
tho Mayor's prlvato office, and nftor pre
senting his card remarked:
"I bcllovo you want mo ; I am David I'.
Stanton, tiio mau who is accused of shoot
ing Frederick T, Nash. You o He red a ro
ward of $."00 forme, and I guess you aio
tho proper person for mo tosurrondor to."
Ho was handed ovorto thochlcf of police,
who conducted him to his cell, whore ho
had a consultation with his counsel, Gcorgo
W. Arundel, esq.
Stanton and Nash woro companions, aud
wero travoling together about tho country.
On tho night of October 1( last it ts alloged
that they had a quarrel near (Icrmantown
Junction, during which Stanton drow a
pistol and shot Xash In tho head, from tho
effects of which ho died, Immediately aftor
tho shooting Stanton went to South Amer
ica, then to Cuba, and ouly arrived at Now
York yesterday. Ho declined to say any
thing about tho shooting.
THE NORTHWEST. REBELLION
The ItcliclN lo (Ihe Hit anil Kiel to
J,cite tho Country.
WtNNtrno.MAN,, May 1 1. It isbeliovcd
horo that tho icbels havo been so badly
beaten that thoy will mako no further
stand in a body, but will vory likely dis
perso thiough tho western country in small
bands whoro thoy cannot bo hunted down
without gicat dllliculty. Itlel Is expected
lo get awny to Montana, ns tlioro aro fow
obstacles in his way. In fact, tlioro Is littio
to prevent him from disguising lilniiolf,
making his way to Qu 'Appolio and thenco
by mil to Winnipeg, Ho hai plenty of
sympnthlzing friends not vory far from this
city who would gladly glvo him refuge,
THE ILLINOIS SENATORSHIP.
(Irent llM'licmoiit ami mi lllcrtloii
Si'itiNi.i inf.i), Ir.r,., May 11. It is ho
llcvcd hero that a Senator will bo elected
before to-night, nud tho oxcltcmcnt
Is intenso. On tlio fiist bnllot to.diy Mor
rison received HO, tho lfcpubliuins not vot
ing. Ou tho second ballot Morrison re
eclved 101, tlio frill Domocratlo vote. A
thhu ballot has been ordered,
(Iriiernl l.wnsHlrcet'H l'orlt.
Ati.ant, 0 v., May II. -Dr. J. W.
Jones, secretary of tho Southern Historical
Society, iu n lecture horo Tuesday night,
mado tho statement that If Stonownll Jack
son hnd been in command of tlio Confeder
ates at Gettysburg a certain leading gon
cial would havo boon shot on tlio field. "Do
ou icfci to LooRStrcot" ho was asked
nftciwaul. "Yes," replied Dr. Jones.
Tlio llollci. Mini Hit," .Hut ch,
Ni; Yoisii, May 1 1. Tho score of tho
men iu tho skating match at 10 o'clock a.
m, was ns follows; Snnwdon, 7(10; Mad
docks, 722; Schock, lb!); Franuls, nil!); Har
ilman, Wii; Boyst, 711, Walton, 170; Omollu,
DISTRICT GOVERNMENT NEWS.
Tin: N Skvkntk PniictNcrSi'vTiov
Ilni'HK Site, -Tho District has puicliuicd
a site for tlio uow Sovcnth Piocliict Statiou
House, Tho slto is situated on Nojv Jcrsoy
nvenuo betweou D nnd II s'.rcots north
west. To llEPitnsKXT Tin! DrnTiiict'. Tho
C'ommissloneis liavu designated Messrs.
Samuol Normentmul Hon, M. S. Kracry to
represent tho District nt tho National Com
mercial Convention nt Atlanta, Ga., ou the
ID, SOandSl lusts.
Itni'AintNo BoiNiunv .Siiii:i:t. Tho
C'ommissloneis havo notified Mr. C. J.
lllllyer that there nro no funds nvallnblo
to icpalr Boundary street, botweon Massa
chusetts nvenuo aud 1! sticot.
Tiir BiiMMNt. Km.in'i ions, Tho
Commissioners have chnugod the build
ing regulations so that It is not uecoary
for poisons putting up workshops whoro
boilers or engines aro used to get
all the signets within a radius of niuoty
feet. In the futuic person owning tho
samorUisof buildlugswlH not have to ho
DLOOD ON THE FACE OFTHE MOON
Another I'mttrciil Nliiloinont I'roni
Mr, JIoiinioii of I.oiitNtiiuit.
I Special, l
Nr.w Om.i.AN'H, May 1 1. I havo Jttit
seen tho Xuhmml lleiiubheau, containing tho
latest effort of tho Illicit scribbler who Signs
hlm-olf "i:. N. II." Ho Is presumptuous
In tho oxtromc when ho nttrlbutc3 my for
mer Interview to any nrticlo ho limy havo
fathered for others. 1 wns after his client,
Senator Gibson, who has always fought,
even during tlio war, behind a trco or an
other man. livery charge mado against mo by
"11. N. H.'1 Is nn unmitigated Ho. nnd hi) em
ployer or employers know It. Senators
Gibson aud Jonas weio lu N'cw Orleans
when my Intorviow nppenred, Thoy aro
But neither they nor thoir friends havo
nttempted to nuswor my charges, bccatno
they know they aro true. I am prepared
to prove that Gibson has been alnco H70
an ollice-scckcr, and thnt ho has always
been olected by ballot-box stulliog. I
chargo and can establish' tha.t H. I), Kor
nocluui.wliom (lllnon had appointed navnl
officer, Is n heeler of tho worst description;
thnt dprlng one of Gibson's campaigns for
Congress ho hired n steamboat and brass
baud, loaded tho boat with tlio worst toughs
and hoodlums ho could find lu tho slums of
New Orleans nud transported thitm to n
poll iu another (I'laqucinlno) parish.
Theio was a free bar and frvo lunch, nud,
in recognition of this picnic, tho rttlllaiis
diovo away the houc3t voters, captured
tbo poll and carried thn parish for Gibson.
God save tbo pcoplo from such lofonnors'
Nowhcro savo in Wushlngton would tho
chargo bo made that 1 have slandered Goti
cinl Gibson. No such charge Is made, ho
cnuso I would pilo up tho ovidenco so high
thnt, when 1 got through, It would look
like a mountain of corruption.
This last attack on me, I think, was In
spired liv Louisiana's wcoplng militia gen
eral, J. Floyd King, who, I sen, is In Wash
ington. Ho never had a command, but got
his tltlo from Bovcrnor John Mulhicry,
who wns ilcjme Governor In '"J-'TH, and
gavoaway commissions quilo frcoly. 1 havo
been told by gentlemen, who will substan
tiate their assertions, that King attempted,
whllo candidate for Congress In tho Fifth
Louisiana District, to lead tho whlto men
in their strugglo to protect their wives
and daughters from outrago at tho hands
of tho negiocs, but that when actual
fighting began ho went to tlio campaign
commlttco with tears iu his eyes and asked
them toaccopt liia icslgiiation. Thoy told
him to calm himself aud go homo which, I
am told, ho did, ciawlcd under tho bed aud
pulled the cover down to tho lloor ou tho
side nearest tho door, remaining tlioro until
tho danger was over. A general, forsooth '
I am lost in surpriso that ho should ludulgo
in criticism upon bulldo.lug and ward poli
ticians, when ho has novor been honestly
elected to Congress iu his llfo, and I am
prepared to provo it.
I am responsible, pecuniarily anil other
wlo, for every statement I havo mado.
JMr.s I). Uot'STOK.
InNlir.clor .IiirvlN I'oniu
the INiIK-n Ntiillou.
London', May II. -Tho trial of tho al
leged dynamiters, Cunningham and Bur
ton, was resumed this morning. Pollco In
spector Jarvls was again called to tho
staud aud testified that when tho brown
trunk found In Burton's possession
was first searched no oxplosivo niatorials
wero, found, but sovcral days aftor a sec
ond nnd moro thorough Dcaieh at t'io po
Ike station revealed a small detonator In
geniously concealed in a scciet icccss of tho
tiuuk. Inspector Jarvls sworo that during
thointcival which elapsed betwoen tho
fiist and second search tho trunk wns so
Colonel Majendie, tlio chief inspector of
explosives, was tho next witness. Hotosti
tided at longth as to ox
ploslvo substances, of which the
dctonutor was composed, On cross-ex-nmiuntlon,
counsel for defense, nftor
a vigorous questioning of tlio wit
ness, succeeded in wiinglng from
him tho important admission
that tho detonator found in Burton's trunk
wns not enmposed of tho samo chemicals as
thoso contained in tho dotonntors used In tho
Charing Cross elation explosion, nud nt tho
other places wlicio oxploslons occurtcd.
The ovidonco adduced at tho Inquiry into
tho explosion nt Westminster was thou
introduced, nnd tho court adjourned until
THE RICHMOND TRAGEDY.
Ciiiitliiiilnt; tliu Testimony In tint
ititiiMONii, V.., Mny 11. At tho con
clusion of the testimony of L.W. Ito3o, tho
keeper of tho reservoir, yestorday, I T.
Lucas, boss workman under Air.
Hose, wns called to tlio stand,
nnd stated that the trucks ho
saw wero ovldently thoso of a man and
woman. Tho water, whoro tho body
was lying, was about olghteon Inches
deep. W. Tralnhnm, au employo, also
testified us to tho tracks and tlioir
freshness. Thcro had novor beou
a path along whero ho saw them. William
Hutchinson, another employo, also sworo
to tho tracks as thoso of a malo and female,
and that thoy woro closo together.
Dr. William 11. Taylor, coronor, was noxt
sworn. Ho visited tho locality about 10
o'clock tho next morning, nnd saw signs of
ntculllo In tho tracks.
All tho footprints wero running Into each
otliei and wcioqultocoiifused. Subsequent
ly witness took a shoo oil tho body and
tried it in tho tracks, which it fitted.
The day after tho finding of tho body lie
made au autopsy. Ho found a brulso over
tho right eye nnd several scratches on tho
-j olid and forehead. On oponing tho skull
ho found no fractuio, buton tho loft aide
of tho top of tho brain ho discovered n
slight effusion of blood or a
icd staining of tho surfaco of tho
brain. He found tl.o lungs reddor than
natural, with very llttlo Irothy water, au
excellent symptom of diownliu when
found in mlnntlty. In tlio stomach
was a small quantity of partly di
gested food, but little or no signs of water.
He first thought It a case of suicide, but
a subsequent diagnosis of tho casu camod
him toascrlbo her death to drowning, pie
ceded by partial Inseusiblllty, which poi
slbly was produced by blows,
At I o'clock the court adjournod uulil
'IIih Iliilllinoro licit Nriiiulitl.
Bvi.TiMor.r., Mo., May II. -Several
dnvsago fashionable ciiclos woro ronsidor
abiv agitated by tlio announcement that
Mis. Mary Alice Belt had filed a bill 111 the
City Circuit Court for divorco from her
husband, Lugcuo Belt, a millionaire of this
cltv; to whom sho was married In Octoboi
last. To-day Mr. Belt filed hIsan3wor.
Ho admits marrying complainant October
l.-. It-M. at- Morrlstown, N J., and that he
Icli her ou January :;i last, aud has slnco
refused to llvo with her, but denied that
he has becu guilty of oiutlty or misconduct
towaids hor. Mr. Belt will file a cross bill
in the prosont suit asking for a divorco
from his wife ou the grouud of her alleged
When the caso was called this nftornoou
the Court passed an ordei, with consent
of counsel for icspondont, allowing Mra.
Bolt $-'' per week alimony and $To couniol
ihixluuil'M Itnte or DIncoiuiI.
T.okiiun, May 11, -Tho Bank or Fug
lauds into of dlsconut h beca reduced
fiom v to ii poi cent.
THE GOLDEN IIOBN.
MR. COX BESOUGHT TO DECLINE
THE TURKISH MISSION. -.
The Proslelont Says Ho Cannot Sparo
Him From tho Dlplonmtlo Borvlco,
nnd tho Visiting Delegation Loavo
tho Whlto Houso Disappointed.,
Tho delegation of tho constituents or tho
Hon. S. S. Cox, who catuo to this city last
night to Indtico Mr. Cox to dccllno the
Turkish mission, saw thnt gontlcman In a
lrlvnto parlor nt Willard's Hotel nt 11
o'clock this morning by nppolntmont Aiul
hchl n long conference with him, Tho
icsolutlons adopted at a iccent mass-meet-lug
wero read and speeches mado urging
him to lcinalu in this country,
Jlr. Cox replied that be highly appreci
ated the friendly inotlvos which prompted
tlio visit of tlio delegation, and was vory
reluctant to sovcr oven for a timo his rela
tions with his constituency, but ho rec
ognized It as his duty to go whoro tho
President choose to assign him. Ho Bald
that ho was not prepared to decline tho
Tuiklsh mission unless tho President sig
nified his willingness to havo him do so.
Tlio delegation then proceeded to tho
Whlto House, where they iigHln met .Mr.
Cox, and were by him preaoutc.il to tlio
President iu tho libniry, Judgo McCarthy,
ns spokesman, stilted that thoso present
wero a loiumittco of Mr. fox's constituents,
representing all parties, factions nnd politi
cal oigani.allons, and that thoy came to
ptcscnt resolutions adopted by a mass-meeting
nnd to add their own persuasion that
ho should release Mr. Cox from his obliga
tion to go abioad and ndviso him to cou
tlnuo to serve his constituency.
Tho President said: "It is a very funny
tcqiicst that you make."
"It Is a serious matter with us." replied
one of tho delegation.
The President said "ou roiuoit mo to
ask a gentleman whom 1 havo appointed
to decline, bcenuso you say ho Is a good
man. I do not sco tho force of tho logic.
1 want tho lion's share. I want tho host
men I can got, and tho moro highly
you lndorso Mr. Cox the bettor I
will ho ploascd to know that I
havo him and tho tighter I will hold
him. Your indorsement's aro compliment
ary to him and gratifying to me. Thoy
show that ho is a good Congressman and
has n good constituency. His district la
full of good Democrats, and you will havo
to find somebody else to rcpicsont you
hero and let him represent you and mo and.
tho whole country abroad."
Several1 of the delegation lntciposed ob
jections thnt Mr. Cox's prcsenco in Con
gicss wns essential aud that his place could
not bo filled.
"What is your lo?3 13 my gain," tho Presi
dent replied. "I bcliovo there is somothlng
about thnt In Scripture, isn't tlioro? You
will have to find somebody oredttcatosomo
body to tako Mr. Cox's placo. Tho news
papers havo said that I will havo to taku
tho back-track on my diplomatic appoint
ments in n year, and I am going to tako at
least a year to consider.'"
Alter moro desultory conversation of tho
same c.haiactcr tho delegation withdrew
iceogiil.ing that Mr. Cox's departure fur
Tuikcj is a forcgouo conclusion.
SHERIFF RAGSDALE'S MURDERERS."
An i:vicc'lcil lluillo Willi ii Hituir l
Boxiiam, Tux., May 11. Tho romal a
of Skorifl' Bagsdalo, who was killed day ho
foic yesterday, while trying to arrc3t dos
pcrtdocs, weio taken to Savoy yestorday by
special tralu nnd buried with Masoulo
hcuots. Flvo hundred cltlons of lionbatu
accompanied tho remains. Buchanan,
whom I'agsdalo commissioned as his dep
uty beforo tho fight, died yesterday of hU
wounds. I'll Dyer, tho outlaw, is lyiug iu
Jail Lero badly wounded, ills brother, Sam
A cltious' posso hnvo stationed pickets
along tho Indian Tcnitory line to kill the
fugitive If ho attempts to cuter tho Terri
tory. Tho county commissioners of Fnrrou
County offer $1,000 roward for his arrc3t.
A sheriffs posso is likely to overtake him
nt any hour in company with tho five other
members of the gang who escaped before ho
did, A bloody fight is expected, ns Saul
told F.ll beforo ho left thnt ho would Uui
the cnug nud give battle to tho cltioiw, aud
would 1:111 ns many as ho could and then
31 r. Kiiuils Nullity.
Tho inquiry luto thu sanity of Timothy
Sands was resumed at tho Court-House
this morning. Mr. Sands took the stand
nnd denied nil tho statements mado about
him. IIo said he was capable of taking
care of his businoss.
An OIiI-1'hMiIoikmI Clmlriiinti.
President Clovoland has a wayot con
ducting his Cabinet meetings that is iu
perfect keeping with business habits. It
is said that ho frequently raps tho mem
hers to order when they waudei too far
from tho subject under discission anc
calls thoir attention to tho fact that iu
can't afl'oid to spend nil day at a ' '
meeting. . iio day last wook.n'r 'i
Picsldeut had had occasion to ' u
a little of this fort of discipline, -ecrc
fury I.amni' was passing down stairs iu
company with a brothoi Cabinet officer,
tho Mlsslsslpplan remarked, with a twinkle
In his oe. "Our committeo appears to
have a chahiuan this session." (Washing
A MMliilKlit Cull.
It was IP 13 last night when a gontlu
man aud his wife rang tho boll at tho doot
of tho north entrance to tho Hxocutlve
Mansion and requested permission to bo
shown over tlio houso. They wore told t
tie doorkecpor that It was aftor In. r at
that tbo proper time to luspcot tin rr-i
Iks was between 10 In the mor mje nr 1
in tho afternoon Notwithstan.llinj t.
lateness of the hour the nocturnal visits-insi-dcd
thnt theyought to bo showu ikvv
the house because they had to leave Wa-.li
lngtou to-uionow morning and would nu
have another opportunity. This ioi.h
one ease, nud tho doorkeepers say It n i
niitisunl for such visits duiiug the nifctit
MINOR NEWS NOTES.
(nveruor O'Nenlot Alabama has been sum
moueu borne trom New Orleans In consaiiuouoe
ot nu apprelieudod war ot races In Olbli nud
Chilton counties, growing out or a rocom as
sault by a negro upon a whlto woman,
Sire. Ada Pershing ot VlltsburK, who i
herself because ot bar husband's deaeriuu
still alive, but refuses to lot the aoetcr- i ot
tor the ball. Mr. l'ershlng ts suppose
concealed in the city, and tho umuiuim.
woman mattes peulstent appeal i seenm
The Philadelphia members el the I i
lwo volunteered their services at i 'vi
ami will start at euce u aid tu -m
Tbe Signal Otllee furnishes the (.U
eyuopsle I the weather
Local imtoro!oBlcaI rwt tot Mar
1H." Thermometer readings at Ju, ui.,
7 n. m., IO0; na.m..in ."
Iteport fr May 1 1, 188ft Stoau tempera
tore, ftj i, maximum, fiT .1. minimum.
)f-7: mean rolatlvo humidity, 78 '.0, t ta
pteclpltatlun, u.Oci hKh.
Fir Fit Jay, warmer weatuajls.tudtoitei tN
thu distill ts i.n tUo Atlantic oonst,anA wuir '
weather l. all disWH ett e? tho UlS'ts