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171'ir YKAll-AVIIOlil? NO. 5,1515.
WASHINGTON, I). C, MONDAY EVJONINCi, AUGUST 21, 1885.
PKICK TWO OKXr.4.
WoODWAUl) & LoTllllOl'.
'fiioAiiitnnl .tni-jaln-i Iti Hn:n'm'jt
B locneliigN r.ir.1 ff'.imi!!".
As an inducement to pur
chasers we reduce the fol
lowing, which are well
worthy examination :
Hindi 1 Ino lliitnlmrit l'ln'iiiehi..'.
Hi iltiecd from HTi " SU per y.l.
f,,V nml Oh, i-li l'liio lhunlmr,; II illlku to
Ilcilnccd from 2'i tn 1 J'! per jl,
(Second floor! eloviilor.)
lit I'lM ('It I'l'Ici'H Oil I.I'.l'CH.
As an inducement and to
cause their immediate sale,
wo make the following re
ductions, which we think our
customers will appreciate :
Sft-lncli Urn Oriental Lace,
Itcdiieed from to Tic tier yil,
S.V-lnc li Colored 'nli t.acc, ecru groan.!,
tuitltin outlined III eiinlliml.
lleili'.ccil from 11 In K'o per yd,
1 stylo ST-lnch White oriental l.aeo Not,
n&7 Itiduied from Sl.V) to St per yd.
Winch Kcru Odslesquo Iico Not. haii.lsoino
1 htlum. run with old gold met pink curd,
Deduced from il.Ta to 1 pgryd.
(Second floor; tnko tho clovntor.)
Jfiiignlnsi In Uuclilng.
We call attention to the
following, which we think
speaks for itself :
8-ltow llucliliiir. In lilnck, whlto mid cream,
Only 5o per yard.
3-llow lluchlog, In Mack, whlto ami cream,
Only Ho per yard.
(Second floor; tnko tho elevator.)
Jci'hpj" Cliff ltcilnctloii.
Not being Jersey season,
there is no great demand for
ersey Cuffs, hence the re
duction. It will pay you to
buy now for then.
Tlno AIMInon Jersey Cull',
llcclitced from 13 to 1 iw per p dr.
(Second floor; tako tho elevator.)
lin SI. 00 Ladies' niuilln Wnllilni
Made from extra good
muslin, wide Hamburg ruf
fle on the bottom,
narrow tucks above,
Only Sl.CO each.
Elegant Shirvan Lawns,
lace stripe, with Blue Dot,
elegant quality; formerly 50c
Only 23o per yard.
(Unen Department, first on the right.) ,
Colored Plushes for Fancy
10-lnch I'lush, St. 13.
Ill-Inch I'lush, l.3(.
Sllnch I'lush, S3.-U
A pood nssortment of colors.
(First floor; near 1) street entrance.)
New invoice of celebrated
Black Surah Silks, guaran
teed all pure silk, 23 inches
Prices, 09c, T5o and 51.00 per yard.
Closing reduction on Foulard Silks, 23 In
ches wldo, liluo and black grounds with tanoy
Orlclnitlly .So per yard, nowooo per yard.
(First floor, near 1) street entrnnco.)
I'lili-il l'loor Hnigiiliis.
One enso lloston llouso Croehot Quilts, full
slro II' I, thren patterns, superior quality,
actually worth $1.U3.
1'rescnt prlco 03c each.
Onohalf caeo 101 blenched Sheeting,
15u ier ynril.
Onohalf caso (II fehiglo Hod Dimity Quilts,
extra finality and specially recommended for
Only 03o each.
Made-up Sheets and Pil
J'cquot Micets, 'H&reiH yards, only 03c.
Now Yoik and Utlca Sheets, ZXxlX, only
Mnglo Sheets, SXxlM, only 13c.
lllow Cases, S2 per dozen.
JS caso Chccsa Cloth Comforts (croam),
Knotted with red and hluo worsted, light (111
liip, Just tho t lilac for this weather.
St J-H itllllKMl IIONC, (Mlll'll,
In navy blue, with double
knees and white feet; also
in black. We call attention
to this from the fact that
9-inch Boys' Hose are very
Hosiery Department (first floor ccutro.)
Oirtulu Di'pnrtiiiciit. .'Id Moor.
100 yards I.aeo Scrim for Curtains, flvodlf
fcicnt patterns, lit Inches wide; former prlco
lliji to 17e per yard,
(inly lOo per yard.
CflCurtuIn Polos, finished ns Walnut, Ulmiy
mid Cherry, tlzoS feet limit, '- Inches In ilia.,
lull wooden tilinmml, all complete; only Wo
each; former pi Ice 31.
Always needed and al
ways in style. Will pay to
buy now and keep till needed.
(Third floor; elevator.)
Our Mail Order facilities
arc excellent, and all we ask
is for you to address us
through the mails and see
WOODWARD & LOTHROP,
Boston Dry Goods Housa,
OXI5 E'lUt'Sl OXliY,
t tl'r.i. We.
Olt! I) SI reel
j it i: TiiiMsiucr commission and
mr. eelij willing to r.anr.'j
INAT. ltl'I'OItT (!' Till! .SOUTH
A. II Kill CAN CO.U.MlsOD.'f. "
rrni.ilx In tlm Clilnn.n CoiMiilai'.Horiloii
to ItO IllVI'Htlllto.l.
1HR CUBAN MAILS VIA TAMPA.
Uovcisonta of Navnl Vo3Jil3 Tin
Wnihtiselt Iilk arrived at New York, and
llio Swnlura at Key West.
Ccmmlrslonor AtklnV Iloturn. Com
inls!vncr J, 1). Athltis nf t!m Inillaii 111
tiaii has returned to Ilia elly, iniicli lin
piovtd by hli recent tilp to Tennoiico.
tlencral Upshaw, wlm has been nctliigUoin
mlfslolier, lianreuincil his duties as chief
elcikof the llureaii.
Tho Cuban Miills. Siipcrliitcmlcnt 1'cr
rcll of tho Hallway Mall Servlco nays tint
barring accident lo rallro.ul and rotii;li walcr
mi tho (lulf, there Is every a.suraneo tint
tho Culm mails via Tampa will reach
Havana i.t least twenty-four hours In ad
vance of tho steamship routo from Mow
Gcnoral Colt In tlio Flold. General
Colt of Connecticut Is an apirant for Door
keeper of the next IIouc. tlo iii'KKCf Ina
circular which ho has pent various Member
thai a vole which was Intended as eiimpll
liiculniy elected tho lat Doorkeeper and
that It was tho Intention of the llouso to
havo elected him.
Tlio Chlnoso Conaulnr Sorvlco. It Is
liitlmatc.il lit tlio Statu Dcliartiiient that
Coloml Dcuby, tho new Minister to China,
will Investlpilu thoroughly tlio scandals that
have disgraced tlio Ainerlcan consular ser
vice In (Hal cnipiru ami (hat a icurg.uuza
tlon of Unit sci vice may bo expected with a
view lo protecting .NmUou.iI honor If tlio
charges are sustained.
Register Rosecnvna' Ordor. Tlio rcgls
terof tlio Treasury to-ilaylssucdanordcrfor
tho goverumcul of I1I9 bureau, whleli rc
ipilrcs as n coudllloii precedent to the lesuc
of United States londsto any t rustce, execu
tor, ndmlnlstrator, uiiardlau, etc., that tho
Iciiellclary or pnitlculiir liust rcprescntoil
fliall be liaiucd in the aipllcatlou and In tho
ncslgmiivnt of the bonds,
Eccislons by tto Solicitor. Solicllorot
UioTicKMiry Medic has decided tliat (lov
ciniiiciit officers (met reipilro no (ormalltloi
In tlio authentication of couit records per
taining to tho appointment of executors,
etc., than are renulred by tliu State in
which tho couit Is held. Ho b.is also de
cided that there Is no reason for changing
tho recent ordcrnnmillliigtho contract with
.1. II. Starln for tlio hauling of passengers'
baggago at the port of New' York.
Tho First Susponslon. J, V. Canfleld
of Indiana, a clerk In tlio Stamp Division of
tho l'oslolllco Dcpaitmont, has lieen sus
pended for a mouth. This Is tho llrst caso
of the kind known' Mr. C.inlleld has
bcin al sci.t four months this year, mid was
away ten months last veur, principally 011
account of sickness. Ho applied for a leave
of obi-enco wilhout pay for thirty days, but
the fervlees of some one being needed In III j
pluco Mich n leave was refused, and ho was
suspended for thirty days,
Important If True. It Is reported, says
a special to llio New Y'ork Hvcniny 1'vst,
that at tho instigation of tho l'rosldeiit,
a thorough Investigation by Eieeret-Scrvleo
agents has been In progress of llio inethols
of the (ioveiiunent of tlio District of Col
umbia. The delay In making changes In
the local offices is said to bo due to the
l'lceldcnt's desire, first, to ascertain to his
satisfaction bow the peculiar form of gov
ernment in force liero has been adiiiliiistcied,
nml to investigations workings fluancially
and In every other lespeet. Tho results, ft
Is understood, have been ciedltahlo at least
to tho honesty of tho Commissioners to
whom the Important trust lias been con
fided. Outaldo of tho Law. Tlioappolntment
of prlvoto secretaries, confidential clerks
and stenographers Is 0110 of the most serious
of all oilier clvll-scrvlco stumbling blocks.
Tho law and uiles do not extend to theso
classes, and tho temptation to appoint them
Is therefore great, Tho appropriation bills
provide for officials of Iheso classes in nu
ineious Instances, and n conservative view
suggests as the meaning of tills that only
thu stenographers and prlvato secretaiies
thus provided for should bo appointed. A
new official, however, lluds the temptation
sluing to appoint a confidential employe,
whether tho appropriation bills contemplate
such fiction or not, Tho propriety of ap
pointing n second, third or fotirth-clms
clerk without reference to tlio C'ommli-
slou, oil the pica that ho Is to ho n confiden
tial clerk or private secretary Is at least open
to some question, but the examples are un
The Tronnury Commission. Tlio Treas
ury Commission engaged upon tlio reor
ganization of tlio Department has con
cluded its Inquiry Into tho management of
the Supervising Architect's office and tho
report will bo revised In turn by Assistant
Secretaries I'alrclilld and Coon, nnd Mr.
(Iraves. Tho report docs not reflect upon
tho Integrity of any officer of the bureau,
but condemns many features of tlio present
system, und will recommend numerous and
lmpoitnnt changes. Tho aggregate force
of the biiicau will bo rearranged, but It Is
not thought that It will lie reduced. It Is
understood that Mr. Hell has Informed tho
Acting tfccictnry of his willingness to retire
from his present position and return to llio
practice of ids profession as an architect,
lie Is quoted ns having said that Ills prlvato
business would bo moio profitable, and that
he tins achieved what distinction ho hoped
for In the erection of several of tlio princi
pal public buildings,
Our South American Slstora, The
South American Commission are preparing
their final report. They uavo already mado
eleven s11ecl.1l reports. In its forthcoming
repoit will bo glieu thu commission's opin
ions as lo llio best methods of promoting
tir.do between tho United States and the
foutli Aincileun countries, Tho enuiiuls
slou bus been constantly employed since
the liilli of last Seiitviiiber, have traveled
H'.'.CCO miles, and officially visited 11I110 dlf
fiicnt countries. Colombia, Nicaragua
and Honduras wele omitted becatiso of
revolutions, llollvla could not bo visited
hceauso her pints were blockaded, and
l'aiaguay and llrazll were passed over be
came of liislrurtloiis sMit by Secretary
IhiMinl for (ho commission to return by
.Inly 1st laid. Tlio commission report that
a ujcat dial of inleiesl was sliown every
while In s'outh Amcilca in their wink, and
even In Chill, where tlio (lovcrnmimt did
I i.t show 111 ii li lordlallty towaids tho
United fctutes, their citizens were hosplti
lle, ui.il the meiTh.iiits did everything In
II, ill poi. er lo facilitate tho couiuilBnlon'n
Mliio.- nml l'oruo:ul.
Picieliuy l.rnmr ictmucd to thu elly last
r-'ulilniv Whitney la expected back early
Mr. Nr-li, chief clciU of U-o l'ottifi'co
Inp. ilininl, tcdny rtccved 11 letter fr.mi
l'littmiutei '(leiieial litis, who Is up In tho
win's Jiifl soulli of l.akn Superior, niylnj
ll.rt l.e is well and Is having n splendid time
Tom Hi Auditor Shelly Is vliltlnj his
l.( 1110 In Alnlmua for a few weeks,
'I lio I'lgnul Ofllco predicts local rains to
im now. and cooler weather after to-nrir-ti.w
,'imes (Irani was tho lowest bidder, at
;U,I.':.', fi I 1 (inverting one of tho old build
li g 1 1 tl.u Wiih;iigton lljrr.icksliitoofllccrs'
V. M, Wllsnn, tho prhwto scpitl-iry t
the AtloiiKy-Ceiienil, Ins (en lore I Ids
iiMiiiiiTiii, nnd will go lo Now Metlco tj
Miss Mudclli'o A. (larnlcrof Alt'iun.i, l'.i.,
hrs 1 em appointed 11 eleik of class two III
the ollho of I mi Second Assistant l'ol-muslci-diT.cral.
Amoiig Ihe flppdlnlinciitiiit fourlli class
111 ttnu'.sters o-ihiv wcic tho following In
Marvlandi . ('. Hnjs, Deer l'ark; 8. P.
Ilipresenlallvi) O'Neill lias secured tho
r.lollilon of 0110 of the St. Louis branch
lasloffitcsaud aiilliorlly for an lnere.no of
sIMeen leller-earrlcrs Instead.
The hulling In the Indemnity caso of tho
Noilhcin Pacific llallro.id was lo-day pod
polled until tho llOIti of Heplomlier at tho
request of llio counsel of tho road.
W. E. Dleffenilcrfer of Washington, D.
V., has gone lo (liilllpolls, Olilo, ns pension
examiner. Thcro aro now only live ck
tinlneis, wliero formeily tlicro were twenty-
one 111 me ciaio.
l.lfc-snving stations will ho cstablMied in
the following places : Stuigcoii llnv Canal.
Wis.; Pcnlwater, Mich.; l'lniilifoil, Mich,;
While Itlvcr, Mich., nnd South Haven,
Mlth. Proposals havo been Invited for the
construction of the necessary buildings.
Ucprcsentotlve John .1. O'Neill of Ml
sourl litis returned to tho city after n few
days' slay in Philadelphia. Mr. O'Neill
picdlct.1 that efforts will bo ui.ldo to revive
tlio larin question (his coming winter and
he thinks there Is a tendency oil thu part of.
the members to llrst havo raw materials re
lieved. A Pittsburg Inventor has solicited the aid
of IhoStuto Depiiitmcut In establishing his
claim to tho Invention of a propeller to bo
located amidships and which ho had pro
pond for the new cruisers. After jcars of
ixpcilmcnt, during which many persons
were cognizant of his Invention, ho says It
wrs simultaneously brought out by nil
Tho icquest of tho fiovcrnor of .Michigan
for tho temporary appointments of sanitary
Inspectors to aid the State authorities in
preventing the Introduction of sninll-inx
Into .Michigan from Canadian ports will bo
complied with by thoTieasury Department.
'1 hiso Inspectors will bo under tho direction
of tlic Marino Hospital Unreal!, and will bo
located at tho principal points of entry, such
ns Detroit, Port Huron, 1111.I at tho crossing
of tho Canada Southern Kallroad.
runsoxA l Mr.xnox.
W (Islington People In nml Out
Mrs. Soiithnoitlnthonovellst, Isat Watch
Hill, It. I,
.1. 11. Marvin of this city was In St. Paul
Mr. lllclinrd Harrington Is at tho Ocean
Admiral C. M. llucklc, 1!. N., has gonoto
the Minnesota Lakes.
(leorgcl. .lohiison and daughters aro at
tho Hluo Mountain House.
Kx-lieprcscntatlvo .lay A. Hiihbell of
Michigan Is visiting at Ashland, Minn.
Miss Limb of Mill N street left ton a Fri
day evening In visit friends In Montgomery
A. A. Wilson, 0. K. Perry, (I. W. Post
nnd. I. II. LalllTeniro at tho West Kiel Ho
tel, Long llrancli,
Dr. and Mrs. Lincoln nro tho guests of
Mr. nnd Mrs, Chniles J. Peterson of Phila
delphia at Newport.
Mr. (Icorgu Uaneroft entertained a num
ber of guefts at dinner on l'rlday evening at
111s :cwpori resilience.
Mr. llrvnn II. Morse, assistant engineer
of tho House of ltcprescntittlves, is tho
happy father of n ten-pound boy llryau
Among late arrivals at lllclilleld Springs,
N. V., aro Charles Doxter and wife, tlio
.Misses Dexter, Mr, and Mrs, W. Pitkin mid
MKs Ulrnlo of this city.
Mr. Harry Concland, formerly of this city
nnd brother of tho lido William P. Copeland,
tho newspaper correspondent, Is now lit
tiubed to the home office of the Philadelphia
Slg. V. T. Dnmluguoz, tlin Argentine
.Mlnl.-lcr, and Ids secretaries of leg itlou, I'.
L. and L. II. Domlugiicz, havo arrived at
Newport, and will remain there tlio rest of
Misses Kmma P. Lcdhetter, Lilllu ltoso
and -Mrs. ltos of l'nyettovllle, N. C, wlio
liavo been sojourning at Wormley's tliui.ist
week mid visiting filcnds In this city, leave
for ltallliuoro to-day.
It is icported that Mr, John Whitesmith,
siiperlntindcnt of tho House folding-room
mid brother lo tho late Doorkeeper Wlntcr
nulth, Is at thu springs In Virginia in ox
ciedlngly poor health.
.Miss Ada Welch and Miss Nutlo Walsh
of Thlity-thlrd street left town this morning
to visit friends in the Alleghaules, near
Deer Park. They will return about tho
(leo. Peck and wife, I'ev. Dr. Sundeiland,
fieorge Marsh and wife, Mrs, M. C. All den
icid and daughter and Miss Mary L. D.i-vli-on
aro registered at tlio Hotel Kaatcrs
ktll in tlio CatsMIl .Mountains.
(lencrtil Daniel McClurc, chief paj master
on Major-denerul Hancock's staff, and
Jlrs, McClure, who are now at tlio Lbhllt
House, will leave this evening by thu Vir
ginia route for Mrs, McCluro'H old homo in
Kentucky. They Intend returning nhout
October 1, nnd will stay several weeks be
fore going back to New Voik.
Mrs, (lenerul Onlway and her (laughter,
-Miss Ucttlo Onlway, nndnlcce, Mlssdcorglo
lllacklock liavu spent llio last two weeks
at Congress Hall, Capo May. Miss llcltlo
is an enthusiastic bather and wears In the
surf n handsome robo nf sttlpcd red mid
white tennis cloth. Her marriage to Mr.
Pndelford of Philadelphia will t.iku place In
Suicide of l.uui'ii II, Xo tl rise.
Laura 11. Noursc, tho young woman who
committed su'cldo by drawing hi tho Ohio
liver, near Louisville, was n nat'vo of t'l's
eltv. Slio was tho nlcco of Profesjor Jos.
K. N'oursoot tho I'nltel Ktales Naval Ob
servatory. Her father was lloa. .Mi.ckln
Noursc, an oflleer In n regiment 01 voluu
teei'sduiliig (lie war, nnd wlillo stationed
hero Laura was born. He removed to the
West soon after Ihe war and took h's youirr
ilaii!bter with him, wliowas afterward ed
ucated In New York. Her father and
mother died several j e.irs ago and sho was
left III the care of her brother. Her father
was one of tho nlilr t e'tlzeiis of Wnshln ;
ton ami was Kcglster of Ilia Treasury lie
OITV IIAI.L XOTI'.S,
Mis.Maigaiet P. Ilolllghasaluudoir.id licr
suit for dlvoice from her husband, August
A ceitlllcd cojiy of llio will of ,L Ornilev
of London, llngl.ind, lias been filed with
Simon (ioldstehi has entered suit at law
against II, H. Iliodle it Co. to recover 10,
illl.W, amount alleged lobe duo 011 eleven
pu uilssory notes.
Man hi 1411 lleon-H's liivu been grantol t.i
Uol.cit L. Hicks nml Lena Welsh, lulh of
I'liliiiper County, Va.; Wnrieii Couovy mil
Ctillicrlnc ll.iskull; Klder W. .lohns.i.i mil
Sent Ill's Iteslgimljiin.
The trlcgrapli iinnimnees (hit Secont
l.lilitelianl Henry A. Slnociler, Pouilli Ar
tillerv, who Is stationed at 1'oit Adnms,
Ncwjioil, llliode Island, with Light Hittnrv
11, inuileil hlsieslirnatlon hut i'uiirs lay to
tho President. Tlio reasons for the le-'gna
tlon ni not slated In the dispatch, II
ciaduated fiom West Point 111 lW after b,
lug thcro six yens from Wisconsin.
TIM! I, IH1IV ISI'ANTIIV UOHI'.H
YESTERDAY AT THE OAK3.
Military llxpeeteil li Arrive ill
B O'elocli Tii'iilelit.
C'Al'i: JIav, Aug. Sl.-tSpscInl.
Tlic Wnslihigtim l.lirlil Infiiiilry stiituk
fiitnp llili iiioriiliij;, 'l'lio boy lmvo
InUcii lliulr ftirowell dip In lliu surf mid
nro now ri'tiily tn iiiilj:ir! for home,
where I hoy will nrrlvo tit 8 o'clock to
C.M'ii May. Aug. 211. Speclnl.l
Tho Inst tiny of tho U'lulilngtim Light
liifmitry Corps In ciimp Jim lieon en
joyed fully us much us preceding one.
Untiling, lllrllng nnd llko nmusoiiienH
being Indulged In by nil tho Holdlcc
About 1,500 (..xcur.sloiilstt arrived
this morning from Washington. A
large number of thu corps members nr
rived, nml will remain nnd participate.
In ilrccs jmrailu this p, m,, returning
with the corps to-morrow.
"Admiral" William II. Cliigctt ar
rived lo-day. Company 11 gnvo an ox
lilbltlou drill at thu Stockton Hotel
this morning, and repented thu pro
gramme on Congress Hull lawn after
dress parade. The company main
taining its well-known reputation for
Thu olllcers of the corps attended n
complimentary banquet at the dial
fonle last night, and from all accounts
It was one ol the most enjoyablu events
of Ihe trip. The Invitation to the din
ner was through Ihe Common Council
of Capo .May." Toasts were oltered,
Colonel Monro responding for tho
corps and Mayor JMiiinntU responded
for Ihe citizens uf Cape May.
All Washington excursionists spent
a pleasant day In and about camp, the
Loys extending every courtesy to them.
Lieutenant C'owlo lias been depilvisl of
thoo luxtulaiit red whiskers of his in soun
iiivsterioiisuitiuuer, and the transformation
Is to great that his best friends will not ree-
1 no Lieutenant's npiDar.uic3
has been so enhanced
bv (ho nbseneu of 11
iiiseneu 01 11
(ho fair sox
beard that It Is with
resist ids charms.
Tho coips baud last night serenaded Mayor
IMimiuils, tho newsiaiers, and many
ineinliers of tho Common Council.
Tho corps will leave hero at 12:t!inuil nr
live In aihlngtoii id 8 p. 111. sharp. Tho
Infantiy hale made many friends at Capo
May, and it is the universal do die that they
enii.mp here nest jenr. Hi v.
:i:xi:i:ai, (iiiaxts will.
Vl'linl (ienernl Dent linn to Say of
This mid Oilier .T!;it(eiM.
General Kred T. Dent, General
Grant's brothcr-ln-law, was asked yes
terday by thu Washlnglon correspond
ent of the l'lilladelphla 1'rcsa about
thu will that General Grant made at
Long llrancli, os staled by Mr. Child,
and corroborated tho story, but added:
"At that time he had something: to
leavo to his wife and children, When
lie died he had absolutely nothing to
bequeath; everything had been swal
lowed up in Ihe failure of Grant &
AVard. What was the uso then of tho
will miide when ho had property? lie
who liiiulo tno win eomu ucsiroy it. 1
know, however, that ho left explicit di
stinctions to Mrs. (irant which will bo as
sacred to licr as any will that could bo
Ill fuither conversation ho said:
"I know that it was I'red (1 rant's wish
thai his father should bo burled at tho Sol
diers' Home, In this city. Iain satisfied
that the eutlie family would havo liked him
to lie there! lint wliowas there, that could
guarantee that Mis. (I rant could rest bcsldo
Congress alono could grant tho necessary
pcnnlssloii, nnd Congress was not la ses
sion, and uolhlngcoiild be guaranteed. Then
came New York's olTcr, and Mrs. (Irani ac
cepted that. General Dent thinks tlio final
Interment should ilghtfiilly bo here, mid
that all will depend finally on tho action of
viiAxavn 111:11 mixii.
A Young -1 l'l Who ('(included Xot
lo In- 3lui'i'Ii-il.
"If n young man conies hero nnd applies
for n marriage llceno to marry 1110, Just
give him tills note, please," said a good
looking and wcll-ilrvsseil girl to Ihociorknt
the City Hull tlds morning, Sho left licr
inline. In nhout 1111 hour a young man
walked proudly In and called for a marriage,
license, lie proved to ho tho gentleman re
fciicd to by Hie lady and tho note was
handed him to read, lie perused tho bit of
paper and his face till lied ashy palo and Ids
juw fell on his breast and ho gasped: "Nover
mind, 1 don't want It now," nnd quietly
folded the note and ns silently stole away.
The note stated that tho writer did not now
want to get married. Tho parties aro both
bcie f 1 em llrooklyn on n visit.
An Irule Woman.
About 1:110 o'clock tlilsiiflcrnoon a young
coloicd woman, named Curry, accompanied
by an old colored woman, whoso name Is
Toodley, called at tlio Interior Department
In search of Unbelt .loncs, a colored man
cmployid In tlio basement. Drown Is n
stout colored uiuii, about l"i years of ago,
Tlio two women found lilni in tlio
conldor. Thu younger 0110 wanted
to know what he hud been talking about
her for, nddlug that she was 1111 honest
woman, Jones said that what ho had
spoken of her was true. Sho then drown
cowhide and struck him. The latter took
the whip from her and called tho watchman
who led her from the building. Ho refused
to surrender It, however, and sho was led
away. , tones stated that tho woman was
angry because he hail made some leiuarks
rellectlng upon her morals.
iiistkivt ;ovi:ux.hi:xv xmvs.
.111, ecllttiieoiiH .IIiiIIcih Occupying
(lie 4'oiiiiiilKsloner.s' At trillion.
A bar-room lit enso has been granted to S,
Alley In square UP) will bo graded nttl
pavid and a lamp-post erected in the alley.
.John W. Miller has askid for a sewer on
I, stieit, hitwecn Connecticut avenuo and
'I be pastor of Bt. Aloysius Church has pe
titioned the Commissioners In pave North
Cnpllal flieel, bitween Laud K streets.
Majoi Die has recommended to the Com-
nilscloncis in the casu of Officer West,
chiiigdl with fits! (Living, that ho boiii
fiiiiii'edlhat be must not bieak colts In the
sheet. And In the case of Officer McDonald
for violating the rulesof thomaiiuid, that ho
lie reduced lo clni one and transferred to
Untitling pel mils have been granted to Ig
natius Tenaglhi, erect 11 stole and 11 dwelling
on 0 slice!, between l'ourth mid fifth
stiects, if LUX); .1. W. 0tnr, erect 11 dwel
ling on Kast Capitol street, between Blxlh
Mill rVlfUth btlicts, ijll.rtll) ; H.1111U d Nor
lncnt, ireet four dwellings tn iilley between
1'list and Second and 1) and I'.sUi cisboiitli
cust, S'J.MX) , Mrs, lleorgoJiieiieiaann, erect
ashiMooii I'lftli street, between 1! and P
M recti uoithcant, vLOOO,
'VILA" IX MIXllUX.
llniiqiiel 111 llr, !'.iniill( ll.imtr
London, Aug 31. Mr. I'.ir.iult Im
at rlvc.il at Dublin to prepare fur the
Innqucl tn lio given In his lionor tills
evening and for tlio lmpirtnnl meeting
of lliu Irish l'arllaiiienlary pirly wlileli
is lo bolield on the followim; day. Ho
had a long conference lo-diy wlili
Timothy Harrington, secretin' of l!n
Irish Xnllonal League, Wllll.cn
O'Jlilen, editor or 1'iti'a) Iveliml, and
oilier lender of the Nationalist parly.
There are symptoms of revolt In some
of the counties over the payment of the
Iilsli members of Ihe next' I'arllament.
Mr. l'nrnell Insists that canh cimslltti
ency shall ho compelled to pay lis own
member a salary upon which lie cm
manage lo live In London. Thu elec
tors generally rccogul.e thu Justice of
prying lliu member so ns to secure the
services of able men who could not
olhcrwlsu iilTord lo devote Ihennelves
to politics, but some of the poorer con
stlluencics object lo having the lax for
the support of their members directly
mscsscd upon them. They want a gen
eral fund raised, lo which they, wllli
olheisin Iiclnml and elsewhere, shall
contribute according lo their nieani and
fiom which nil Ihe members shall be
paid alike. They say that otherwise
Hie richer counties nnd boroughs will
get all Ihe good members, while lliu
poorer ones, ullhough not le.?s patriotic,
will be punished for their poverty by
having inferior representatives. 'It is
ironaoio unit some compromise will
liu clfcctcd by which the conslltuenclei
will be required to pay wlint they cm,
nnd Unit tlio (tendencies will afterward
Lu mnde up and the salaries uiiuull.ed
by drnfts upon tlio general fund.
watciiimi tin: i:noi,!s!I.
Dispatches from St. Petersburg stato that
the llusslan imtliorllles, fearing that Sir
Henry Driiuiiaoud WolIT, the special envoy
of Kiighind to Con-tantlnople, Intcn Is
(iroinlsliig tho S11II1111 thu control of ICars
and Ilutgnrla In ictiirn for an alliance
against ltusl.i, have Instiucted M. NelldolT,
(ho Itilssl.m aiuh.issailor to Constanthiople,
to closely watchSIr Henry's movements and
piomptly repott any developments In 011
ncctloii with his m!sliui.
AN I'Mll IIOIIorM) C'OM.ISIOV,
A terrible collision occurred lnt ovcnlug
cu Ihe Metropolllan Dl-trlct Undergrotuid
liallronil at l.ni'l-coint. The signals had
1 token and Income iiniiianageahlo nnd t v,j
tinli.o eollldcd, cnglno against engine. One
cnglnicr was killed and 11 stoker nnd live
olhers were so badly Injured tint they can
not iccover. Thcro was : horrible scene
vtlirn IhorollMon occurred, ns thar.illru.il
at that point Is underground.
Illotltig Is tllll going on between soldi irs
and civilians at Londonderry.
Tho rumors that the Vntlcan has arrange 1
with China for mutual diplomatic represen
tation nro denied.
It Is expected that Prlneo Holienlolie,
governor of Al-ace-Lorrnlne, will revoku his
order expelling M. Uotliiiu from that dls
tilct. Tho Ameilcan artist, Story, has gono from
Home to Vallanibrosa. Tho hite-t produc
tion from his studio Is a colossal statue of
'llio Ciuardltin of the Hoynl Armory, nt
Ttillu, who wns arrested on suspicion (if be
ing Implicated In tlio recent robbery of jew
els from that building, has committed sui
cide. Kmpcror William, of (lennnny, Inllucnccd
by (he Crown Princes-, lias mado overtures
10 1110 nunc 01 (.umuenami lor a rccnucua
llon, and has even olTercd to visit tlio Dllko
Information has been received of n great
iiiussacro at lierbcr. Tho populnco nro
starving and havo seized tho city treasure.
Franco and Hclglum have not yet suc
ceeded in reconciling their differences re
garding silver coinage uml tho preservation
of the Latin Union.
J''orty thousand people havo formed a
procession of protestation In Madrid against
licrmnny's annexation of the Carolines.
Tho Stnmhird tills mornlug confirms tho
statement that llussla has abandoned her
claims to Zulfikar Pass, and says that pcaco
Is thus secured.
The telegraph conference at a plenary
meeting, almost unanimously confirmed tlio
modified turllT proposition.
General do Courecy, (lio French com
mander !u Annum, Is raising sumo anxiety
In Paris. No dispatches have been reccivetl
fur sumo time.
Tlio payment of Irish Homo llulo mem
1 crs, it Is proposed, shall bo secured by
voluntaiy contrlhiitlons from constituencies
mid drafts 011 tho general Nationalist fund,
Kiinsln mid Austria .Heeling.
Vic.nna, Aug. 21. Tho Kmpernr Francis
Joseph stalled for Kienisler to-day, whero
he Is to meet tlio Czar. Ills departure wns
unattended by any Incident of moment. Ho
was driven to tho depot without escort,
having declined tho seriees of a military
Knr.Msir.ii, Aug. 91. Tho Kmpcror
Francis Joseph and F.iuprcss Elizabeth of
Austtla, accompanied by tlio Crown Prlneo
ltudolph, arrived at 1 p. 111. in (lie midst of
a heavy shower. Tho rain fell Incessantly
until 11 o'clock, when the clouds broke, mid
tho sun Is now shining brightly.
The Si'iv Void. Itepiilillcniiw,
Sahatooa, Aug. 21. Tho Republican
State Committee will meet at Congress Hall
early to-moriow afternoon, Several promi
nent Republicans havo already arrived anil
aro quartered at tho vuilous hotols. Third
Assistant Postmastei'-lieneral A. D. Hazca
Is imiong the new 111 rivals. None of tho
committee havo yet arilved, but nro ex
pected to-night or to-morrow morning.
Cougiess Hall Is In readiness and oveiythlug
piomlses to go smoothly.
ltliilno til llur lliii'hor.
Mr. lllnlne is living quietly here nt
llio present time. Last year ho was
moru closely observed than ever was
ninn lu tills place. Kverybody was on
lliu watch to sec him, and so often was
liu Intruded upon Unit his relatives set
a guard upon him, so that lie should
have some moments to do thu immense
amount of work thrust upon him. Now
It is hardly known that liu Is hero, and
as lie goes qiilelly among people re
ceives no other attention than tlio oc
casional look of recognition from
strangers, or the cordial handshake of a
fiiend. He was seen looking at the
yacht nice which took place last Salur
(lay. Illusion Traveller.
Ciiri'lci' IMucoiiH loe Win',
The Minister of War U having a
plgiim-housu constructed capable of
accommodating UK) carrier pigeons.
l'igcon stations are already cstubllshr.l
at Mont alcrlcn, Inuennes, Mar
seilles, Yet dun. l'orpignun Lille, Toul
mid Helfotl. An olilcer has been detached-fur
Ihe purpose of opening up
relations with professional and amateur
pigeon breeders. ll'atls News.
All (iootl IVntci-.
Dlstiict Chrudxt De Smodt has Just llu
hhul making im analysis of samples of
wider furnished him by Captain Simons of
tlio Lnglneer a Dep.iituieiil taken riom
seven dlffeieut sprnms that fiow hit 1 the
new rr snvolr All of the sample nro pro
nounced good miter One of thnit lulu
elded a rlliditly Iron mineral wn'u.
MB DECIDING KAUH.
! I'IMtlTAN AND
THEIR RESPECTIVE MERITS
t'li'imilng fur (lie (Ireiil Dnnle.l with
New Yoiik, Aug. 21. Thu morning
dawned with cloudy mid llirealcnlirr
wcnlhcr. Hardly a brcatii of wind
sill red, but by (l-.IIO tliu leaden and
Morm-suggcstivc clomls liroku ami llio
nun Is now shining brightly from 11
clear sky. At an early hour yachts
men wcic nstlr making leady to accom
pany lliu crack quartet 011 their way
over lo-dny's course In llio third series
of tlic til'al contests. Scores of while
canvased yachts, steam yachts anil
craft of till descriptions make a pretty
sight in the lower bay, where they
await tliu departure of lliu conlcsliinls
for thuslarllng linu. Hleamboats fiom
this city took down large numbers of
yachtsmen's friends and admirers of
lioth the I'lirltim and l'riscllla to the
The selection of a competitor for the
Qcncsln has now mil rowed down (o
these two ynchls. Yacht talk was ram
pant, nnd "tliu merits of the two bo.ils
were freely and full v discussed. The
victory of the l'riscllla on Saturday In
tenilllei) the Interest lu to-day's coiitu.it.
Thu slock of this yacht lias iceelved
quite u boom, and her admirers contend
that she is, by long odds, Ihe safest
boat lo select, arguing that If well
handled lu cither rough or calm
weather she can outsail her rival. On
Ihe oilier hand, prominent yachtsmen
say thai the j'lirllnii Is the only yaelil
In'tho l.'nlled Stales today that can be
relied on to beat the lmglish yacht. A
gentleman nf prominence lu yachting
circles, stated th.it lie had witnessed both
iccent contest', between the Prlsellla and
Puritan, and was decidedly of tho opinion
that tlic Puritan was tho better I t, and
ho lioiictly believed that lid Intelligent
jaclilfiinin who had seen them race could
come to liny other coucliidon.
"I have no Interest in tho mutter further
than the spltlt which naturally inspires
eleri man to wish nnd hope for the success
ol nis country 111 1111 mailers ny uiir nie.un,
anil I think tlio belter boat should ho se
lected, even though thu Pilscllhi, as I and
others believe, can beat llio (icucdii. I
think no chances should bo taken, as 1 have
no doubt the (leuest.i will prove 11 hard one
to beat." The consensus of opinion Is that
the Puritan will he selected. The (icneda
Is expected to go over the course with the
laclits to-day, but It is believed It she duo
it will only be for the purpoo of studying
tlic coutso and watching tho points of her
piobahly competitor. Shortly after II o'clock
tho tug LucKeiibach, with thu American
Cup Committee on board, and with the two
contestants, left oil Stapleton, L. L, for the
starting point. Tho weather now is clear,
with n slight wind from tlio south.
It has not yet been decided whether this
raeo of to-day will bo the final one or not,
but it Is probable that it will lie, mid tho
committee will then take tho mutter into
consideration and decide which boat to name
to meet tho (Jcnesta. Tho first raco for tlio
cup is to bo sailed on September 7, and the
American boat must be named at least n
week before that time. The sticceedlngciip
races aro to bo fcept. (1 nnd 11. On Sept. l.i
there will bo n race of schooners for a ciqi
presented by Coniniodoro Bennett anil of
slugle-mnstcd vessels for a cup presented by
Vlee-Commodoie Douglas, open to yachts of
all nations over a triangular course outside
of the Hook, the entries to which close 011
September Iti. September 17 the race for
llio Hteiilon's Ileef Challenge Cup will take
place, entries to which closo September 15.
September -J tho race for the Capo May
Cliiillcngo Cup will bo sailed. Hesldes these
races It Is expected that the mutch between
the lledouln nnd (icuetn will tako place in
September, nnd also that between Dr. Har
low's Athlon and Mr. Charles Sweet's cutter
Captain Carter of tlio (lenesta expresses
ni'elfas iniieh plcaed wllli his L.islern
1 he yacht, he says, will now rcmilu
Here uuiii nner 1110 races lor 1110 ciqi snuu
have been sailed, and ho will Improve the
llnio by going frequently over tho course
In older to become acquainted with It, and
It Is possible that she may take a turn down
the bay lo-day In order to have a look til the
race, lie thinks that the New York Club
has two very siunit sloops In the Puritan
and tlio Prlsellla, but declined to say whether
lie thought the (Icne-da was equal lo the
task of beating tlieui. Ho shuuld, ho s.ild,
do his best.
Samiv Hook, 111 a. 111., Aug. 'J I. Tlio
yachts have stinted, and aro now oft West
Hank. Tlio Puritan Is leading, followel
closely by the Prlsellla. The (iraclo got
away ahead of the lledouln, mid still leads
her. The (lenesta did not accompany (ho
raeeis as was anticipated.
Sisnv Hook, l!i:IOp. 111. The Prlsellla Is
now gaining on tlio Puritan. The yachts
engaged In to-day's trial contest passed
buoy No. .1 oft (ho point of Sandy Hook,
outward bound, ns follows: Piirllan, PJ:lil:v);
Pilscllhi, PJ:1 1:45; Oracle, VJ:'J0::il); lledouln,
111:3:1:1,1, Wind moderate, west to south
west. Sandy Hook, Aug, 21. Tho yachts
passed the Scotland light ship hound In us
billows: Puritan, 1.17; Prl-cella, 1.171;
Oracle, 1.20; lledouln, 1.30.
.V rrlgblCnl Storm.
Yoiik, Pa., Aug. 21. A filghtful storm,
verging upon a cyclone, passed over a por
tion of Hellam township, this county, about
six miles from York, last evening, about ,1
o'clock, lbiln fell In torrents, accompanied
by hall a nil a terrific wind. Trees were
prostrated and snapped oil llko pipe stems,
buildings moved from their fuiiiidatloiisand
crops wele ruined. Tho fields were badly
washed and ro.ids rendered almost Impassi
ble. Many fields of lino tobacco, almost
ready for cutting, were utteily ruined. The
loss will amount to several thousand dol
lars. No persons reported Injured as yet.
Lightning Struck mid Alive.
Tmsvit.i.i:, Pa., Aug.2L Durlngtliuso
vcio electrical storm on Saturday night n
boll of lightning struck Itobett Winkle In
the left side while ho was at his homo In
Troy Centre. Ills clothing was set lire and
also a carpet. The Ihunes were put out.
Winkle lay unconscious for four hours. His
side was lion Ihly bin tied mid Ills llcsh turned
black but death has not come to him. The
doctors think there Is hope fur Ids recovery.
Xcw York Ntoeli (iosslp.
Nr.iv Yoiik, Aug. St. Money Ij pur
cent. Kxehaiigo quiet, (lovcrimictds firm,
Currency O's, ISi) bid; Ps, coupons, Mil
bid; -IJ's, do., 1111 bid. Tho market opined
steady nt Satunlay's closing prlcos, but on
selling account tlio wholo list ivoakeiiod by
noon i to 1 per cent, Since mld-duy there
lias been soino recovery. Tho du.illuv "'ore
Des Mium:, Iowa, Aug. 91. ThoHuptib
lleim committee to lioudiiata a llovoriior
reached the city and will open headquarters
lo-diiy preparatory to Ihe State Convent km
on Wednesday and Thursday. Senator Lsr
idice inUOI, or D'J more (ban 11 majority,
according lo leturns received.
All Aetro.s' I'oinpluliil,
Pun t)I.I I'llli. Aug. 21. -Still for di
seilion has been brought h I'.lla M II ill,
the actress, against her husband. D.iwd
Moak, conucucil with the Duprci & l)eie
a niAiiriri, Anvumxr.
Two (.title (ilrli Ovei'lHUcti on n
111'lllg.f I!. I II 'I'l'lilll,
Ottawa, (Int., Aug. 21. A fearful
accident occurred yesterday afternoon
on tin line of the Canada and Atlau'li'
Hallway, about 11 mile and iwimrtcr
fn. in lliu Illgln street station. Sh irtly
before il o'clock 11 freight train w.h
((lining from the Knsl, and when on Ihe
curve just at Ihe bildge Ihe engineer
discovert d four children on Ihe strile
lute. The bridge Is not one Inlemled
for public ue, and the engineer nl once re
leisnl Ills engine and signalled dovn
I tr.l.es, but the train could not he sloppel.
In si 111c miraculous nj two of theelilldien
ip(r.'cil, bill lliu two older ghlswcre caught
mid mniiglist In ilcalh, The drlvlng-wh iid
(,f tlie IcK.inotlve and several of Mi' car
ul.iels were tmitkid Willi blood, hair and
fun mollis of skin, showing the dreadful
animation which Ihe victims had sulTired.
So fur II has 1.0I been poslhlo to tii"rl.iln
insTvmii'.n iiv rin: rni.wt:.
The Sliillii'.v-i:uh'i' I'lghl I'ri'
H'ltlctl by Arrest ol'lln- I'l'liielpnlt.
lIocilLsTlill, Aug. 21. A special
from Oak Orchard, via Carlton, says :
The sleamer Charlolto left the (lien
House at a quarter In I o'clock this
morning carrying a parly of over 0110
liundriil wlio had paid $" apiece for
the privilege of seeing linker and
Shiltcry light with hard gloves to
a finish. When llio steamer arrived nt
( hailolle the tug Florence Yules was wall
ing with uiiolher party on board. Tlio two
sb iiiueis iniide the tiqi In compiiii), arriv
ing belli nl 11:1.1 a. in. It was learned upon
lai.dliig tliat Slattcry mid ll.iker wcieboth
In jail at Albion. At about 2
(.'clock this morning Colonel Howard
shcilll of Orleans County, mid a posse of
mill came there with a warrant Issued by
Jusllce 'lueker for the arrest of both men.
Malleiy was slopping its the Point llreeie
Hotel, on the east side of Oak Orchard
Click, and Ihiker nt the Lake View House,
1.11 Ihe wist side. Sheriff Howard broke III
Ihcdoorof Slnltery's room wbllo Slattcry
was itsleep and haudeiliri-d both Ids
irsiuicis before he started with them from
Albion. Slaltcry arilved here hist Saturday
night, nnd tinker came the night before,
hilnglng several friends with J1I111. Ills
father lives between here and Albion,
and linker being well known about
here has told 11 good many people when
nnd whole the light would come olT. Slnl
tery's file, ds nil) cir much d sjppolnted
w lib linker's iiellon lu this ropcft. One of
1 hi id snld that the Ugh' might as well have
Icciiappolutcil lu tliu Amnio.
An Albion special san:"At lOifil) this
morning the parties were air.ilgned before
Justice Tucker and discharged on bonds
of .-4,(00 each (o keep (he peace, (ir.mps
of people are gathered at every corner dis
cussing the nlTnlr."
Till- 1'l-cs.litf ill ill till Woo:N.
Ac Saiii.i: Foiiks, N. Y., Aug. 21. Presi
dent Cleveland Is now camping out tit
Willis Pupil, 0110 of the most Inaccessible.
spots In the Adirondack .Mountain-, being 11
good tlneo days' Journey from the nearest
lalliuail depot, ile lias as companions Dr.
S. II. Waul and Mr. P.. P. Uncoil of Now
Yoik. The President was III for tho llrst
few dais he was In cniiii, but ho Is now
looking well nnd says that bo fuels very
heaity. He generally fishes during tlio day
and lu the evening enjoys n Boclnl gaino of
It Is evident that lliu President wishes lo
avoid newspaper correspondents, a orders
were given to tlio proprietors of the Pros
pect House, at Saratoga Lake, that un hum's
jiipcr man should be allowed to engage
rooms there, nor should any bo allowed to
enter the President's caniii under any cir
cumstances. The President declines to
converse with any one or anything but per
sonal ami general matters, and c.iuuot bo
liidiirul to speak about polities. Ho says he
has not yet decided when ho will leturn to
Tlir "C'lirrenl'H" Hiimiii'IihIoii.
Ciiicaoo, Aug. 21. Tlio weekly literary
publication known ns the Current, und
iminngod by Ldgar L. Wnkeiiian, has
ceased lo exist. Last week .Mr. Wakennn
sent out Mr. Xesbltt, the manager of the of
fice, to uttciid to some business, anil when
that gentleman letiirned hu found Mr.
Wakiuuin absent und a letter oil his desk
Instructing him to send out a chcular to tho
linpcisof the suspension of the I'urreul,
I lie failure Is attributed to the unwilling
ness of some moneyed friends to come to
Mr. Wakcuuiifs support at the right mo
ment. .Mr. Neshllt said to-day that he had
not licaid from Mr. Wiikemnn since last
night, ami believed lie had gone to some
other illy for financial assistance.
4(11111 ii'l Over (.os-.li.
I.itti.i: Hock, Auk., Aug. 21. News of
II sad tragedy near l-'ldorado, Arkansas, yes
terday, has Jnt been received. Two plant
els, (ieorge II. Toolo and James II. Jones,
quiirrelul over some iiclghbm hood gossip,
lu which a tldid party was Involved. Toole
and Jones nimcil themselves with shot gnus
mid went to the house of thu man Impli
cated, when Toole repeated a statement
he had made derogatory of the man's char
acter, nnd which bo stated .Tones bad told
him. Jones culled him a liar. Toole fired
at Jones, but did mil hit him. Jones re
turned the lire, killing Toole. Tlio parties
1110 highly lespcetable. Jones' net litis been
Itctiini (.III to l'rutici' l,i'oiii-.ed,;
I)KK niak SciiiMis, Fl.A., Aug. 21. The
gift of Franco to America, Liberty Lullglit
enlng tho World, has started a movement
hero to send a return gift of a colossal
bronzo slntuo of Washlnglon, tho pedestal
of which Is to show In bas-relief figures of
(icncrals (!rant and Leo and (ho early
French-American missionaries. It Is pro
posed to place this American tribute lu front
of the main entrance to tho Pantheon, In
Palis, Willi the permission of tliu JL'ruuch
The llolllbon'M .llistube.
ltiiiiMOMi, Va., Aug. 21. Prominent
Hourbous hero admit Hint their party has
undo 11 mistake lu not putting their speak
ers and canvassers sooner In tho Valley ami
the southwest, where llio llcpiibllcans have
nearly one mouth's start, (icucral FKz
hiigh Lee will begin Ids canvass to-day.
Wise and lllalr siioko every day last week
In the Valley ami the southwest.
Sauatooa, Aug. 21. Weather plo.is.int,
attendance large, track in good condition.
First nice was won by Nora M., with Jim
lliltwlc second, liupcit third. Time,
l:ls Minimis paid .20.40. Second raco,
Douglas first, .Morning fllory second, Fare
well third. Time, 2 minutes. Muitials
paid il-.m. Third raco, one mile. Matinee
Diet, (Ircetilleld second, Ten Stone third,
'lime, 1:471. Mutual paid HIT. 00.
Founti race, three quarter of a mile;
Fnliiest llrst, Cnirlo Stcwiirt second, Young
Duke third. Tlmel.20. Minimis ijdx.ik)'
nicehiiiiii's' rStilL( In Jtl-s.'ilM-lppl,
Mr.liliilAN, Miss., Aug. 21.--Meehunles
on tlio New Orleniis ami Norllieasleni shops
in lids iltvweot 011 11 strike this morning
for two months mid twciiti-fmir days' back
pay. and for icgiihir paydays. There are
id i ut :U0 mm on a strike, ami they appear
to 1 e 'leiii and stubborn In their purpoie.
3Iaiii;leil by n Train.
Ci.intun, o, Aug. 21. Near Lyons,
Sntuiilny evening, Prank S. (lutes, son of
Ci plum llli. on (nilis, a prominent nun,
Hill V. l.llll-ilt 11 llollt nl . I'ls-lllg loMIIIO
i, und wii- ioaie.1 d si luiilthe remains
V. 1 111,1, IlU.lll.i lb- n . - u Wif 0' l
it ice children
A CITY IIAMj WBDDINU
A ItltNAWAV CIMIPI.U I'llllM Vllt
(IINIA IINITHI) IS HOLY IIONIM.
A MUD-SPATTBR3D G21001L
'I he Keenness of 1111 Oh.crvlii? Ilielc
mini Iteiviirdcil by tlin I'.ilr.
The 8 o'clock train on thu Virginia
Midliinl It.illwuy lirou;lil lo tills city
inotlier clo lug couple from Virg!nl.i
lids morning. As they emerged fr.im
the Jiiilllmoru iV I'olomac slittlonati old
I111ckmr.11, who Inn seen many n run
awny couple arrive a' Hie depot frmi
Virginia, knew Hie object of their vldt
as soon ns liu caillit n;it of lliem.
Ills cumiiaiilons looked surprised when
he culled out, "This way for Hip City
Hall." The couple went directly t
Ills lentil and engncd lilm, showing
Ilia) Ihe hnckmau's diagnosis of llur
ense was right. A OillTtc reporter 111 -t
Iheiual the City Hall ami heard their
story, which was a truly romantic one.
llobcrt Lee Hicks nml I.uni Welsh,
bothof (.'iilpeper, Va. , were the iiiiiiim
tliey gave lo Hie clerk lo attiHi lo tho
mnrriage license. Hicks was dellglitud
when lie got the document, and Im
actually did the llrst step or 11 Virgin! 1
"hoe-down" to Ihe amazement of all
present. A messenger went in quest nC
llev. M. A. Turner, ns they weru de
sirous of gelling married without do
lay and particularly before another
train could arrive with the stem pi of
lliu bride. Willie walling for thu lulu
Isler they both scraped some of the red
clay oil (heir siious. Tliu young mini's)
punts were literally covered with clay
up to Ids knees, and the bride's skirts
and hose wc.ro also splashed with mini.
They wero both in llils plight when
they slood before Ihe minister to bo
Joined In m.ililmoiiv. but there never
was a happier couple married In silks
and laces. Hicks stated that he lull to
steal his brldu out of lliu window, with
the assistance of a ladder, at 10 o'clock;
last niglil, and tlien'tr.imp six miles lu
tlic muddy road to Mitchell Station.
The only complaint he was heard t
make was being compelled to get mar
ried on an cinply stomach. He slid
neither ol' them had eaten 11 mouthful
since yesicrdny afternoon. Mrs Lou -a
Davis, who hail come to see the 01
liicl Attorney, was prevailed upon 1 1
I u I ildesiuald, and Judge l'elhuni tic' 1 a
lest mail. Some one funil.-lijil Ihe brld
with 11 buiKib of roes, and when lto Mr
'I inner arrived thcie was quite a weddln.-
II nich down one of the corridors.
Aiilvlng at u side loom thu procssi.:i
cnlerid. Tim grot m pullul 11 Ion; envelope
fiom his hip pocket mid handed It over t 1
the minister, wlio opened It and drew foH'i
the liciuse, when 11 one dollar not - Ids r
fell on the lloor. There was no woddhrj
After the ceremony they lost no time in
finding 11 dlnlng-rooin. 'Iheh.ippyhusb.inl
said his plans lor Ihe future hail not been
ilekimltieil upon 11 ml liu illilu't know
w bethel he would go homo or stay In tin
city. 'ihe bride Is the youngest of lite (laugh
ters nml she stated Unit she took this way
of gelling married buenuse her father
would never allow them to havo beaux
'I lie W lice linen's, llveiirsliiu.
CoTT.KIi: ClTV, MAIirUA'S VlMiYAIltl,
Aug. 2:i. The Ca11It.1l llleyclo Club of
Washlnglon, 1). ('., has arrived hero, They
w 111 stay nhout two weeks. The taur Is
designated as tho "Capltnl Outing," and
on the urrlvnl of tlio club they weru mot by
u largo crowd nnd a brass band, Mr. K, II.
Hay of Washington welcoming the club 011
behalf if tlio leslilents. A complimentary
hop mid banquet has already been tendered
the club by one of the largest hotel pro
prlctois. 'Ihe club numbers nhout 12.1
members, nearly nil of whom are riders.
Thu excursionists are quart ireil at the cot
Inge of Mr. II. S. Owen, ami thoy get their
iiienls at an adjoining collage.
The JIIs.n1-.nI 1, pi Ticket.
Jackson, Miss., Aug. 21. The ticket
placed in the field by the Democratic Coil
ventlon Is as follows: For (lovernor. Hobt,
1 jittery; for Llciiteiiatit-dovcrnor. (i 1).
Slniiids; forSceietary of State, (ieorge M.
(inviih ; for Treasurer, W. L. Hemming
wny; for Auditor, I. W. Stone; for At-lorney-dencral,
T. M. Miller; for Superin
tendent of Education, J. 11. Preston, Tim
convention was tliu largest ever held, HIS
delegates having answered to tho roll-call
Maiiiiiii, Aug. 21. The ravages of tliu
cholera throughout Spain show no abate
ment. Five, thousand nine hundred and
nineteen new cases aro reported for yester
day, and nineteen hundred and fifty deaths.
Toci.ov, Aug. 21. Fifty deaths from
cholera have occurred licic during tho past.
M iisi:ii i.r., Aug. 21. Oao hundred and
sKty deaths from cholera havo occurred In
Ibis city during tho past4S hours.
Trains 111 CollMou.
Mansiii:i.ii, Ohio, Aug. 21. An Kast
bound freight train on the Fort Wayuu
liallronil collided at :i o'clock yesterday
mornlug with the second section of n pas-
engor train coii'letlug of empty coaches
mar Lucas. A briikemm named Johnson
was scalded to death. Thu cars wero piled
on top of each other as high ns n telegraph
pole. Loss -1.1,000.
A DniigcroiiN nesting I'liiee,
Mi'M'ii:, Im., Aug. 24. Lewis Stoher, a
lice-Hue fireman, lay down on the track to
rest ut Dalevlllo last nlgltt and went to sleep.
A train ciimo along, knocked lilm off, frac
tuitil bis skull and mashed both feet horri
bly, lla has not yet recovered conscious
ness. It Is thought ho will die.
Npiiln'H Hack llleviitnl.
M.uimii, Aug. 21. Numerous auii-tior-111:111
demonstrations growing out of liar
litany's claim to (ho Caroline islands, weru
held jesleiilay throughout (ho provinces of
Spnln. Al many of them an luteucl) tilt
tvr feeling against (icrm.iny was exhibited.
MIXOIt XI'M'S XOTVS.
II0rnre.M11gl11nlswassI10tde.nl at VWl
iiilnglon, Del., by Theodore llcekei .
An attempt was mado nt Den , .-r 1 1
wreck passenger trains with dynamite
llelijouiln Peak, Thomns Fllburu. an I
Thomas Shurrill wero killed in a r.chi,i
accident twculy-tlvu mllos from I.i.ulsvdlu,
The South American Commission hav.i
murl finished a full report, which ndl Im
Iriiiisinltted through the President t., i'j:i
A ei inference of oflleluls of the Knights
of Lubui lu New ork will deterndn win
shall 1 e done in connection with th - ,
011 the Wabash P.nilio.ul.
- lu 11 light ut Springfield. bi 11
U1.11.111l llanlner and Pollee-Oilleoi . 1 m,
mid liiill, (iimlner and Camp were l.el-'l
and (lull was fatally Injured,
'the Knights of lailsil are report e I
linvn begiui a stilko on tho tjueeu A ir-i
cent liallronil nnd to have reiiewe 1 tlm
inoveiiient apatiift the Wabash lload.
- (lenerul Frederick Dent lntim.upi dia'
liu- will made h (ie.ierul tiraiii a icir u""
may baie been ilistrnjeil when Ills property
wasswcpi away by (ho falluri) of lu.ttit Si