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17 I'll YKAK-WUOLli NO. 5,317.
D. (J., WEDNESDAY EVENING, AUC.UST 2(5, ISfio.
I'll I OK TWO CENTS.
Wuodwaiu) & Lorn hop.
I U 71 MHEtt K Kill AT. SAND
Midsummer Bargains in
uililnzAIMIiicii 1-1 I'rlngsl Frilt DjtIIoi,
fiiJFy Luriltf. .
1!i Oox All-lluen rrliigtil tuvllns, wldtoiin t
tn.ni center i. Mm), mil mul fancy hinders,
i'tin quality. .
'in c!5! 5 (Icrnn'i Damask SXanklns, un
it lit r (iinll(v, Kiuiruiiteod li pufu linen,
i.ittitdly xvorthSl m,
For 81 per dozen.
IfO tins'. Paltry Trrrv Towels, oilr.i tlza, SJx
'8, knotud IiIiiri', hi iiindioinu combination
ul t oh iw, Including blue, nil gold, pink, ollru
utiii ii ii.
Only 3"Ko each.
71 eso towels nro vny duslr.iblo for fancy
PiitF(.'i. Mirli ns chair and sola cown, olill
dicn'sinrilanoroboj, H'lte,i do.
ICO 1'iiiicv Linen HphiMicrs, SIxTl Itiolias,
filiiRcdon ihn o sides, ull Urn-it, nil roily lor
imv. ml loiiliriindred figure In rciittr,
Ucditicd to lsisjci former nricotlto o.it'li.
(Linen Ui'pt., first lloor, Avcuuo entrance)
Midsummer Bargains in
Ladles' Funcy Pin slrlpo IIoio, iloublo hcols
at.d Icon, mil tegular,
llctlucod to Wo per pair to close,
ladles' Oolorrd Lisle Thread lime, double
Ik els and toes, colors gurnet, navy bliio, vvino,
1.1 on ii. HfJit blue, pink and i-irdmil. ,
llidiiecd from no to 8i)io per pair.
LinHcs' l.lnek Silk llo-e, whllo tool aiul
Otdy'ificpir palij uctunlly worth 31.
I odlcs' I'uro ylllt Hoo,wlilto silk feet, auttt
ally win th ?-.'".
ltcilnced In S- Pr pair.
(I'lrst lloorj centiu of ntoro.)
Closing Reduction on
I'p Lien's Bicycle Sliirts-
Vlrst Cot Men' lllevelo Rlilrts. irrav,
mid dink brown; all sl.os 1
.... :..-..... .-.'.. f ' t
in jj;ii menus.
laced mid uutlon.d front, collars
ltcdncotl to 81.M.
t-ccnntl lot Men's llleyolo Shirts, all sUes,
navy blue, lured flout, In blue, red and old
(told, full liulshud,
Third Lot Sfcii'a llleyclo Shirts, all sizes,
itnvy blue, extra (tiallly,
I FomtliLot Sim's llleyclo Shirt, nil sizes
I I lo KM Inches, light gray, laced front.cnllar,
tutlj, mid pocket attached, mi pcrlor quality,
llcdueed to $,'.25.
llftliLot-Mcii'it lllevelo Sh'it-i, stKm 11 to
10 1 Inchitf. cream, white, Ik-lit (tr.iy. navy
blue, In hued, dutk pray anil diab, In Nor
Toll Herniation lloatlnit bhlits. navy bluo.
rotnpUle lino of Allilctlo and Ilowlna Sultf,
full lluo of nlzeii, colors white, navy blue, car
llual and uij ul blue.
llcductd to S--M per suit.
llli Velvi'ls Ki'iluceil o KiLOIIjier
This time the reduction is
made on seasonable goods,
but for a good reason.
Our importation orders
liave long been given, and a
few advance arrivals have
already been received. But
we need the room for new
goods, and in order to dis
pose of those now on hand
-ve have reduced this lot
from a former price of $1.50
per yard to
!iti ul!nr-iui' Ynril.
Colors include Navy Blue,
Garnet, Purple, Plum, Myr
tle, Olive, Castor and Bronze,
17 inches wide, only $1.00
.Ailvniii'n AiTlvnlM or Fall Ircm
We have just received and
shall place on our counters
to-day one advance lot
43 inch l'ln-head Check Hulling, modlum
uiaht, ull wool, now full tdiadui, coiniirWns!
medium and durk hi own, plum. coMeri brown,
JUTy blue, it., mixed with white,
Only Wo per yard.
Also 0110 advance lot Tricots, lucludlnstho
new fall shades, seal brown, Havana brown,
bottle cieeii, myrtloKiceii, ullvo, black, drab,
im v blue, l.omlou smoke, Inn, etc., Uu lucliui
In vt Idth, all wool, line Quality.
Only Mo per yard.
(l'lisl lloor; ccntioof utoto.)
LffOyanH Twilled Linen Crali, SOInohoj
vh'.e, w 01 th l.'.o.,
Only Vi'Aa per yard.
.Tiistrccched.l caso Holly TiooSblrtlliB, at
llio low price of
(io per yard.
Nearly every lady in this
city and vicinity has recent
ly become a:quainted with
the merits of this new brand
of muslin, and the mere
mention of the name is now
the only recommendation
Holly TrcoJMIsMilrtlnR, ,
Only Uo per vnnl.
We desire also to call at
tention to a very desirable
yard-wide Bleached Muslin,
soft finish and extra quality,
At 7o per yard.
CTIilul lloor; tako tho elevator.)
Our Mail Order facilities
are excellent, and all we ask
is for you to address us
through the mails and
WOODWARD & LOTHROP,
Dobton Dry Goods Housa,
t. Lc:r'y'. o'.dV,
. Vl III), Vvi,
J)li I itreoi
AHOttV Till! lumnons or
.'.i.aiiama (:i,.u.iu coiini'.
ITS SALARIED SINP3D'J.:133
A MM WHY Ol' POSTAL (! U'.'.H
DU. LORIHG'S DEPB:T33.
Itrpult nf tllo
GENERA! AND PERSONAL.
DcoU-Lottor OHlco Promotion!!. Tlu
following luoii,nlloii4 In the l)ead-.UIcr
Ollku weio made to-da; MIm Carolluo
t'hlhlj, Nebraska, nml Mlii Maria .Mui
icaus, Virginia, fiom $f;W to $'J30 per an
Work of tho a0Glo3lc.il Survoy. Tim
luontlily upoit of tho (iiolujjlcal Survey for
July fnjsllifd Jlr. lloiTiuiin, inakliu; nilo
tailed Minvyof the urea nifii."nt tn Ilia
l)ltri(t luado fair prorcn diirlu;; the
inonlli. .More of tho work Is ready lo be
taken Into llio Held for tho loulolirlii.
Tho Austrian Mission. An Illinois
Kcntleninii eahl licio yesterday that tho
l'rcshleiit hail about ikelded lo appoint ox
(In vol nor Palmer of Illinois In tho Aiutrlm
inltslon. 'I here was no liitcnllnn to let tho
office remain vacant as a mark of dis
satisfaction with Austria's treatment of .Mr.
Nothing About Tbiit Clmllonno. Tlio
Nnvy Deparlini'iit lies received a report
fiom licai'-Adiiilrnl .Toilelt nlnlln Hut tho
Tennessee, during her stay at liar Harbor,
was thrown open to visitors, hut making
noirfirinio In tho alleged ipiaricl In which
a lieutenant on that ship Is H.ildto hao
Information About Illco. Tho State
nep'irtincnt has Issued a ciicillar callim;
upon consuls In rlco growing countries to
pioeuro luforinatlnn conccrnim; tho u;iontli
nml pirpariillon of rice, and specially in ref
erence to tho mode of polishing, for tho In
formation of rlco-giowcrs in tho countiy.
Paupers from Canada. Tho Treasury
Department lias decided that thouuthoiltloa
uroporicrlcMi to prevent tha entry fiom
Canada of pauper Immigrant, whose ills
inibarkutloii at any of our ports would bo
))iccntcd by llio Pauper Immigrant act.
1 Ids law lclates only to arrivals hv sea, and
Immigrants (.fused admlflsloii at Jfow Yorlt
could enter at Halifax and crobs the bonier.
Dr. Lorlns's Defenso, Kx-Commls-sloner
of ; Apiculture Loilmr Ins again
written lo Comptioller Durham oxplalulug
that ho did not Intentionally mako any InU
stateinents or create any f.ifso Improsslou by
Ids former letter. The puichaso nml dls
tilLution of seeds, ho claims, win a proper
unit of tliocperlmenls lu sugar' iralslng.
llio object was to ascertain liow tho needs
would glow In new portions of the country.
Nicarasun'o Indignant Prosldont.
Adinlrel Aininen yesterday iccclvcd tho fol
lowing ilUpalch fiom President Canlcnas ot
Xlcniogua: "Tho JUtitlla tic Oititanilit
Hibllshcs to-tlay alleged documents asscit
ne; that tho directors of tho Panama Canal
liaepurchas'.il tho President of Nloaragim
In oilier lo prevent tho construction of tho
Mcorr.gua uaiiai. inis is a Mio caiiimuy
thnt 1 icpel with liidlguallou, and havo di
rictcd lo deny It emphatically, and to pros
ecute 1 ho ant hors licfoi o t ho proper t rlhuual.
Ho pood enough to publish this in Washing
ton." Scarcity of rcstnl Cards. Thcro lias
been a eeiuelly ot postal cards in the illITer
cnt postoillccs throughout tho country as
compared with Hie stork on hand before tho
1st of July. On that date tho contract with
n now film for furnishing tho cauls wont
Into effect at a considerable saving to tho
(ioverument. Hut that linn was a II tt lo
hampered In not being ahln to get to work
as nulckly as could have been desired, For
tills reason tho stock of postal cards ran
low. Hut as postmastcis alwaja older ahead
tho Depaitment has been alilo to keep the
actual demand for them supplied by sond
Ingtocach poslmastcronly one-half of tho
amount oiiiercd. A few days ago Third
Assistant Postmastcr-CIeneral Ilazcn went
on 11 vMt to tho works of tho now con
tractor, which me situated near Camden. V.
J. Hoictunied to-day mid reports ISlt
from now on there will bo turned out a
million and a-half postal cards a day. This
will bo limply sufficient lo supply tho
demand. As an Instanco of tho sliortnos
of tho postal caul supply It niiijkjjo noted
that at present tho lWoffico in this city
has on hand only about enough to last flvo
Alnbama Court Dlsclosura3. Tlio
suspension of tho accounts of the Court ot
Alabama Claims lcsult fiom a decision by
thoSecicturles of Stato and Tieasury, First
Comptroller and Solicitor, to tho effect
that tho clause In tho appioprlatlou bill,
pioWdlng for "other necessary Incidental
expenses" had been wiongfully construed
as allowing tho employment of assistant
attorneys, expeits, Lie., and has been ex
travagantly cxpcndullii tho employ incut of
special counsel, etc. All accounts with
this contingent expense" clause are held up
and neaily all will bo disallowed. Tho
persons w'lioso employment on a regular
toll Is questioned mo James (1. (loodrlcli,
i l,SC() ; Walker lllaliio, Sl,non ; William P.
llliifnnl, $2,000 i Andrew II. Allen, $1,000 ;
r.ugeuo ltoss, S'J,000; Frank I). I.unt,
i'J,Ul0; Asa P. French, $2,000; F.lmcr II.
Tlldcii.fl.hUO; Knocli (I. (iondwln, $l.b03;
Hciuy O'Connor, jr., 1,1101); Fri'il. C'il.ipln,
$1,C00; Amos 1). Allen, 1,100; (leorgo
C'owle, il,iCo, 'm. Haywood, $1,100; A.
5. Xlihols, $l,!0i John Martin, $K0. W.
II. I'oncst.-'OjC. V. Toivnley and Felix
Miildnon, s.?J0cacli; A, 1.. Alexander and
A. ,. Jackson, $100 each ; W. P. 1".
C'liiiichlll and Hugh (Irllllu, i:W0 eacli ;
Anno lloylelu, $8 per mouth. The follow
ing Is a list of perons who have been em
ployed as assistant counsel In t-poelal cases i
I'liailes 1 1 ami I n, Alox. II. Ilobbs, (iodfroy
Moisc. Charles C. Simhim. Win. 1'.. Snoar.
John T. Whltakcr, 'Hamilton I'Mi, jr.;
Charles T. Doiuiey, Win. II. Monow, (leo.
(I, Fiellnghuysen, James II. Hoveilu, fieo.
..,1, iiiivir, ...tiiiiiiiu if. .uiiiiiii, ,, iiii.u-u II.
White, Siimui'l I'nik, Tliouns J. Cobb and
II. P. Caipinter.
Minor and Porsonnl.
Sevenly-soveu posiuuisters of tho fourth
class weio to-diiy iippolnted.
Hoiirllcniy; W. Cannon, Comptroller of
Cuileucy, lias returned In tlio city.
The total exports ot mineral oils during
lusl inonlli aggregated ril,U0'.l,tt;i) gallons,
against Du',271,0J:i In Julv, Ihil.
Mr. W. II. Wkoff of tho Third Aulllnr's
Ofllioauil Mr. I'liimlllon, a messenger In tho
Tiinsiiry, hao leslgued to take effect Sep
tuulerllO. Tho postmaster at Ilyl.iud, l'iilpucr
CYiiu.ly, 'n., has been aillliorled In emp oy
aspicli.I curler to uupplv ills mill Horn
lliauily t'ljllon on the .Midland roi I.
Tlio IWiuasler-llonenil made nuuiderto
iliiycNtcndliig the mall mute from An ng
lou to Mussey's Mills, In Virginia, H'liis to
extend I hu mm vice to Tyro, Kelson IVmty,
glli'g It sl.x-llmcs-a-week nily.
T he fccretaiy of Btalo ye iter lay r.-eol , o 1
a cnhlccriini fiom Consul Mason, my.ug
Unit lu Marseilles Ihcin had been n daily
iiMMOgoof lllty tliieii clioler i dentin dining
the pi. t live das, Thi'i-'V. i.' liv at
ilcallis in Toulun yistciday.
nsr. .J7f.ur and .v.ii'r.
billed if IntiTOut to the Nervlri"
from A II Aliiti; ( lio Mil' .
'Ho Wbihilpcll arrived at S.in t'nuiolMO
on Pnlliid.iy firm Panama.
Unilinntl Meitln II. Hall, U.S. N Is
v.slt I g 1 1 No. HIS l'lltwiilli street.
Ihiiteruiit .'nines I). Maun, rlevenlli
CMnliy, Is giMiled leave dining Scptcm
lr. I'll l Ililitciuil.t DKiiitnii A. M1101,
I'iiiiiiIi I avalry, Isgiaiiltd leave uiitdSup
Miijor Wlllirm fmltli, paynmler, has
I riu cr.ir.tul onu inoi.lii extension of huw
fn in i-t. Pi.ul.
l.iiulciiaiit Thomas II. Dugin, Thiid Civ
nliy, hns been granted three iiinntlis' lowe
fii'in Oeloler 1.
l.icutin-ml lllanloii O. Walsh, Fifteenth
Inuinliy, hnr, been granted ono mimlli'i ex
titifton of have.
The Tennessee, necouiiiniilcd by tlio
Oiilfiinniiil Alliance, havo left liar Harbor
for I'm Hand and New London,
Commander Hen, P. Lauibcrlon Is at llio
r.hl Itt lloiiso fiom Charleston, whero hois
mi duty' as lighthouse Inspector.
I.luitiiianl-Colonel William Wlntlirop,
deputy Jiidgo-adviicoto-gcnoral, has leave
fr m ceptimbcr 1 for thrio months,
Hospital Steward William Torrens, now
at Fori Lcavenw'orth, will ho granted six
months' futloiigh by (Icucral Miles.
Sergcant-Maor Harry Fletcher, l.Ighth
Cavafiy, who biought an Insane mill li"rc,
has I ten ordered back In San Anlonlo, Tex.
Captain John S. Wharton, Nineteenth In
fantry, aldr-vlc-camp to Major-Ucneral Han
cock, has bcui grunted three months' sick
Lleutcimut-Conimandcr Charles H. Davis
ai lived here to-day from tho I'owliiit.m to
Visit his family- at No. 1703 Uhodo Island
Chief Fnglnccr Henry Leo Snyder, U. S.
N., superintendent ol llio State, War and
New Department building, left bore last
night for Pottsvllle, Pa,, to Join hlswlto
Lieutenant William P., 11. Dclalmy, who
was recently attached to thif IioouoU, on
tho Pacific station, arrived In New oik
Monday from Asplnwall.
The l'tnsaeola flagship of llccr-Ailmtr.il
Samuel It. FrniiMlu, and tlio Kears.irge,
Commander William It. llildgman, sailed
ycslciday from Copenhagen for Southimp
tou. Lieutenant AVIIIIam P. F.vans, Nineteenth
Infantry, who was relieved last mouth from
duty as adjutant of tlio Foil Leavenworth
Milllnry Prison, is lu Now York, at the (ill
Coptoln William V. Hlchaids, Slxtecnln
Infantry, has been placed In Immediate,
ihargeof constiiiitlon of tho public build
lugs nt San Antonio, Texas, as acting as
Corporal llruno Hartman, Company A,
Nluilecntli Infantry, nt l-ort Illnggold,
Texas, has been granted furlough for fo.ir
months with permission to go ubiu.ul, to
take effect on his re-cnllstmcnt.
Captain Cliarlcs W. Williams, assistant
rpiaiteimaster, lellevcd Flist Lleutcinnt
TlicodoroA. lllugliani, Coips of F.uijineei s,
as engineer officer of tiio Department of
Arizona. Tills Is In addition to his othor
Naval orders; Tho order assigning J.leu
tinant Wnlllng to duty at tho N'nval Acad
emy has been iciokcd and ho will remain
on tho Vciiuoiit; Pnyinaster lioducy has
been granted six mouths' nddltlon.il leave
Tho new buildings at Fort D. A. Unwell,
near Cheyenne, will bo completed by No
Miulicr 1 for occupancy. They consist ot
six company barracks, ono set Held officer's
0,11.11 Uis, a coiumlssaiy storehouse, oil
building and engine house,
Tho Ailjutant-Oeneral has Informed tho
various Department Commanders that; "In
iiwof tho great number of applicants for
enlistment, It has become necessary to le
Milet all iccrultmcut for tho service to re
cnllstmcuts wltli the prescribed limits. and
original enlistment of tho very best m:u."
Major Wyllys Lyman, captain Fifth In
fantry, who Is now on duty with Colonel
Scott In tlio War liecords Office, Is the
brotlnrof Mrs. IMniunds, wife of Senator
r.diiuinds of Vermont. Major Lyman has
In en physically Incapacitated for a number
of veins for anything but tho lightest duty,
nml has been detailed to vailous duty In ac
coidance. Ho was lat on duty as treasurer
at tho Soldleis' Home, where ho was re
lieved at tho same tlino with General
msTiiwr aovimsnuxv xmvs.
Mli-oolliineoUH InlteiH Occupying
A sewer will bo laid In North alley lu
A sidewalk will be laid on tho west sido
of Marlon street.
Tho Health Officer last week condemned
n,'JlS watermelons us unlit' for food.
A water-main will bo laid on I. street, be
tween Thlid and Four-aud-a-halt streets
The conimlsloncra havo been petitioned
for a sow er on P street betw ecu North Capi
tol and First stiects noithwest.
John Moran has requested tho repair of
the pump ou Pennsylvania avenue, between
Twenty-llrst and Twenty-second streets.
A. (I. Stcvins and others havo petitioned
the Commissioners to repair tho pavement
In alley between Columbia and Tenth and
P and Q -streets.
Hutldlng permits have been granted to
Ilildfiet Culllnano to catt six dwellings on
I, Utwien Four-and-a-half and Sixth
sheets southwest, which will cost .vi.,7lk),
Miuyllady will build an addition lo 123 I
street noitheast, to cost $100.
Tho icport of tho Health Officer shows
that tho number of deaths were oil white,
filjcoloud, IMS. Dealli-iiito per 1,000 per
annum white, 20.20; colored, 20.20; total
population, 22.110, Thirty-live were under
fi yeais of ago and 18 over IK) ye.us. Hlrths
Kpoited: 20 whllo males; 1U white fern lies.
11 coloi id mules, '.) colored females, ilnr-
ihigcsiepoitcd: 12 white. (J ciorod. Stlll
bliths reported; ". wuito, 1 colored.
CITY HALT. XOXHS,
Xi'WHor.ilhioi' Importance (ilcuiied
rroni tlio CiiiirtH.
Murilago licenses have lieou granted to
James A. llentlo and F.lla M.iubiy, both ot
(leorgetown, 1). C; James Hopkins mid
Amelia Lee; Lewis .Marshal uud Mary
l'itcher; Doitor John C. F.verettand Nelllo
(I. Martin, loth of Nelson County, Vn.;
John Humphrey and llebecca Owens;
Fudeiick Thomas and Mary Davis.
Hudolph walKer iiint who ikivo iiiki n
dcid with tlio liccoider, transferring from
Mnry Donncll prcuilses'-'OI Four-and-a-half
Yt'lij- NldevtalkH Art) Huoven.
Mr. A. Watson his written tlu I'umnils
sloneis along letter on llio subject ot side
walks. Ho states that tho sidewalks are
uneven and unlit to walk ou because
tho bileks nro not piopcrty
soleclcd, but mo taken Just
as they como from tlio Kilns. Ho says
Hide aie haul mid soft bileks laid side by
side, and the soft ones wear out and leave a
lough suifiico, lie says that tlio sidewalks,
to a gicut extent, are aliaudonid and people
walk on Hie coneieto streets, lie suggests
Hint all propeity owners who have hud side
walks lu flout of their houses bo ioiUestod
to lay new ones by October 1.
A Noteworthy SjhitIiijjo lit Xeiv.
l'.x-1'resldcnt Arthur attended the wad
ding of young Mr. Frellnghiiyson and Miss
1 1 ats y est ei day at Nun pint, tho only notable
wedding i f the iiummir; HiIj, owing to the
l'lilllghuyseu family being lu nioiuiilug,
wasecmpuMthily prUale. The most beauti
ful tual tin Inigist lloral hell ever hooii at
Newpoil wnsoideied from New Yolk.
(li'M'iiii, SiimiMiN and fniuily will leivo
Luke Minnitouka some tlmo next w K fur
OLD WORLD EVBNT.S.
VACIIKII MY A 310ti.
A lMHE'IlNO BlOKa VP.
ItewurtlN to llio llgyptlntt VtitnraMS
Hi ulii's Cuiilriiiersy wltli lllsiutirelf.
I.oxnnx, Aug. "S, !''or soin.'tlino
pat Fcveial Itorinmi nilmiloiiarles lrivo
liccii lnliorlng with groat energy In thu
(list end of I.nnilonntiil linvn siieceednil
In mnUltig ninny ciiiivim Is ninl priKolytoi
In ciiHe of persistent opiunltion, Ho
cciitly lliore liavo boon rcpnttsi Unit
IIk so missionaries have been tysleiniitl
ciilly kidnapping IiiiiuIsdiiiu yuiing
voiiii'ti nml Bhlppliig llicm to Utah lo
be "Ht'iili'il lo rich Jtonnotis. All
sorlH of stories have been told iilin,t
Hie liniiMiin Kent by tho wealthy .Mor
mons nml thu indignities lulliclcil upon
the glilrt who wimp cnlrniipcil Into be
I'oinini; their wives.
These reports havu greatly cxnipor
nled tlio Knit (Millers, mul last night mi
llifiirliiti'd mob Invmleil and took pos
session of tho hull lu which tlio inis
sionniics wero speaking, Tho Invasion
storuiid tlio iltform, smashed most ot tho
fin nlturo in tho h ill and mado a total wreck
of everything on tho phitfoim. Tho seven
cldcrn who had been conducting tlio ser
I(eS lied for llielr lives. Tim I Inters chased
tlirin tluough the sheets, pelting them with
111th find with every 60it of missile that
(ould bcplekcd up. Some of tho cldora
vvcru captured and were terribly abiied by
tlio mob. Thilr clothing wns toin to shied,
and they wero beaten until Ihev were un
conscious and almost lifeless, Tlio i Inters.
evidently believing llicm dead, lied and left
tho Mutinous lying naked and bleeding on
tho pnviiuciit, whcio they weie afterward
found by tho police.
liltADI.Atmit ibui;b a maniit.sto.
Cluules llrailhiiigli, tlio llmllcal mem
ber of l'mlinment for Noiilmmptoii.Iins
IsMicilniniinlfcsto to tlio electors of that
place, lenuestlngtlnt tlieypay htm similar
honor to Hint shown by tho electors ot Mid
dlesex lo John Wilkes, w ho over a century
ago, although dictated outlawed mid Im
prisoned for cettaltt seditious and olnccno
publications published by him, was returned
to Piuliamciit several times, notwithstand
ing his seat was refused him and was oilier
wlso honored by that county. Wilkes was
considered a martyr In tho cause of liberty,
and became the Idol of thopeoplo nt lirgo.
Ho received costly presents and extricated
himself from tmnkiuptey by tho aid of n
popular subset Iptlou of i20,0OJ.
Tho remains of thu Into Admiral Courbet
were landed to-day nt Hy ores. Previous lo
their lcmovnl from the warship lluyanl,
which brought thint Ihcre, a solemn mass
of icqulcm was celebrated. AVhllotho cas
I. it containing Hie lcmnlus was being car
ried nsiioro on tlio shoulders ot tho marines
a bund played a dlrgo whllo a luttcry ot ar
tllleiy stationed near tho landing bclehsd
salt o after salvo. Tho scene was solemn
and Impressive. Tlio weather was fine.
A JIlMjlVT TO l'AUM:i.I..
The Lord Mayor will tender n banquet to
Sir. Painell and his colleagues at llio Slim
slon House on Tuesday next.
JHJU'TI.VN CAMPVKlNr.US lir.vvtum'.i).
The eagerly oxpected g.Uetto of rowards
for eel vices during the Soudan campaign
was Issued last night. No less thaii277 eolj
dlcrs, ranging lu rank from private to llcit-tcnaiit-gencrnl,
tue especially mentioned by
name for gallant mid mciltoilous services.
Tlio majority of thim receive promotion of
ono or two steps In rank, mid many also re
iclvo tho Vletoila Cross and other decora
tions. LleiitenanKlenernl Sir (lerald Hra
liaui, K. C. 11., V. C, who made ono suc
cessful nml ono unsuccessful campaign
against Usmaii Dlgnn from Sit.tklm, gets the
grand cioss of the Order of St. Michael and
St. tieorge. Colonil Sir Charles' Wilson,
who commanded tho expedition from
fiiibat to Khartoum, which arrived Just too
lato to savo (icneral tluulon, Is made a
Knight Commander of tho Hath, l'.very
lody expected that Colonel Itlcliirdson,who
coiniiiandcd tho Australian contingent, mid
Colonel Denlson of thoOoverjior-tlcncral's
life-guard, who cnminaiided the Canadian
voyiigettrs, would bo knighted, but they nro
not. The former Is made a Companion of
the Hath, nml Colonel Denlson Is mado a
Companion of St. Mlchaol and St. Oeorge.
AllllirilATION AllOL'T TUT. CVllOI.INUS.
Nntutally tlio Flench mo highly delighted
at the present strained relations between
(iciniatiy and Spain. Tlio French press
praise Spain for thu attitude sho hu taken
and uigehor to leslst lllsinoick's giecd, as
sitting her that ho will yield It she continues
bold and dctciinlneil. The papers havo a
good deal lo say about a Franco-Spanish
alliance which causes the French official
considerable uneasiness, fearing that lils
niarik may complain. Tho latest report Is
thatilcrinany has asked a power, frlendlyto
both herself mid Spain, to arbitrate In the
matter. DMiitciestcd powers are said to be
urging ai nitration.
Later Dispatches from llerlln stato tint
(icttnany 1iob declined to cither propose or
accept ailillratlou lu tho dispute between
that countiy and Spain, arising nut of their
claim to the Carolluo Islands.
(ir.xuiiti. voiii'.inN m:ws,
Queen Victoria, nccoui panted by tlio
Pilnecssllcatrlco and her husband, Prince
llemy of llattcuburg has nulved at Hal
A bitgalow loaded 'villi pllgtlms was
wtcekedlu tho iiu'.t of Aden and 100 per
tors rr!t tied.
A most cordial meeting took placo bo
tween the Crarof lliissla and the Ihupcror
of Austtia at Krcmslcr.
Deaths from eholeialu Spain aggregato
72, l!17, and thu disease Is sptcadlug lu
'llio P.irnell progranuno was drawn up at
a meeting ot the leaders In Dublin, and Mr,
I'm noli pioplieslcd victory lu the elec
tions. P.umoiti of arbitration between Spain and
fleiniaiiy over Hie possession of the Carolluo
Islands tiro iilln.il in Fiiropcaii Capitals.
A Mtnlellicnl from 9i'. Iiiivvs.
Tin: Clime h In receipt of qtilto n
long I'oiiimuiili'iitiun from llov. It, S.
Laws, lu which tlio writer takes In
dignant exceptions to the statement In
Tuesday ' (lit lie Hint "the locality
Known us Fredericksburg is one of thu
most dangerous in tlio city anil a
rendezvous for murderers and thieves
of tlievvoi'st clinriicter." In response
to this allegation Dr. Laws siys;
"Upon llio honor of a man, a oltlen
nmla C'liiKtlnn minister, tliree-fourths
ot tlio people in this 'ino'.t dangerous
locality In the city' are devoted Chris
linns u'liilchiiri'h -goes, mul about one
thlid property-owners ami tax-payers."
The loverend gentleman then goes on to
say that "tlio only disorder In Hint com
nilililtv Is ci cited lu and about tlio ntoro doors
of lllslimi'U and white people, whom thu
pollciimu Know to vlohito the taw by sell
ing vvhlskv on biiiidiiy." Theae, like tho
stiitiinents'of Tin: Cliino, are questions ot
tint tli.it It would seem the authorities
might eusllv di teiuiliie. The cluuge of Dr.
Laws that llio npoiter who wrote lltuni
tiilu in I'm; Cm lie Is "a cur, demoniac
and woithless vagrant" vvasmade, of course,
In a lit of unreasoning bad temper, and Is
nut at all ctedltable to a geutliiniin ptofens
lug to ho u Chilstlau uiliilstei
Hon (lalu-lia A. (Iiovv ot Pennsylvania
nirivcd lu the elly yesterday Hu Is at his
old quarters Wlllard's.
llUl'Lim, VKXIKS 11'.
Xu tiilltirncn WHhllir Ailmllitr.i.
tlmi mill t(,risn't "tl'nnt Auv.
A lloslou lepnrler recently lut.l itu
Intci view with General Hiiller In r.ifer
tnco lo tho report Hint the Cluncrnl his
liiToine a ronvert to the l'rosi'lont'ii
kind of Democracy, (lencral lliltl"!'
mid Hint he being out of politics hit
views icgiiidlng the Cleveland nilinln
Islratlon would be worth no more than
Ihoro of any oilier jnh'.Uccllicti. He
however, denied the pitlilishod story
Ihnl he hail written a letter to Sir.
Doislielmer. with a iciimisl that ll be
shown to the President, oApii'ssIug
win m approval or .Mr, Clevel.tuil and
Ills administration. The (3ciic-r.il mild
that tho etiilcmenl wns a lie. He eon
"l sttiposc that iiovv (Irani Is dead
nml burled ami thcio is nothing turtle
ulnr lo Inlli about Ihc papers lake mo
up for want of a more exciting topic.
1 lii'tir thai I tun to attend tho Demo
ci alio Stnlo Coiivcnlinu. Thu only
thing Hint would Induce mo to attend
would bo (somebody's saying that I
shouldn't go. Then 1 mlijlil possibly
go and ntny JuM to show that 1 cmuo't
lu bullied, but I doubt If even that
would tempt me. K cry body knows
that Ihc Democratic party cniinol pos
sibly entry this State this year. 1 want
no olllco nor political Inlliteiice. In
fact I fdiould be vcj-y unhappv to hhvo
thu Imprcsilon get abroad flint 1 had
any Inllitciu-o whaluver Willi tlio pre3
c ill Administration, because I should
be overwhelmed wllh requests for ru
commcndfttlons for tills plncu or that.
Xuw my mail Is almost entirely free
from letters of that Kind. Not ipilte,
for now nml then some one who does
mil imdcrstabd how matters stand
writes for my Inlliience unit I havo to
write back that I haven't any."
General lliitler declined to sav
whether, lu his opinion, a serious tiplit
is probable In the Di mocrallo parly. It
wns too enily to talk about that.
Tin) Sew Mrlionl Year to tti'slii
The School lloord met lust night lo m ike
nrraiigeintiits fortlioncw school teim, vvlilch
I'igliis next mouth. A' temporary organiza
tion ot the board was effected mul Secretary
(luilcy end SIi. Alice, tho clerk totlio coni
mlttee on nicotmts, wero nppolntjd.
The ics'gnations of .Miss 11. P.
lliown, Sits. SI. II. SicC.iusltn,
Sirs. L. 1). (Inbrlii and Sirs. Luclil.i P..
Sniltli wero accepted. Leave of absence
without pav for ouo year was granted to
Silts Sura H. White. SIlss Helltrin was
granted four months' leavo of absence and
SIlssS. P.. lli.thy was nppoliitid to fill tho
vniancy. Applications Tor teachers' posi
tions were rieelvtd front-John C. Osborne,
W. SI. ltagsilide, Laura Plrl lcr, H. S. M tr
shull, W. II. Thotnas, Martha II. Trellis nml
F.lctinor laisslcr; for jiuillor, Henry Do
Siconil class ctitlllcatts wero granted to
Alice D. Johnson uud V.. SI. Hawloy,
Icaihers In tliu sixth division, thlid grade.
On (lencrni Hlniey's rccommcnilattou
Adrian SI. Yorilngton, Anna A. Klmbcrniid
Antoinette Oetchell wero iippoluted acting
Tickets ot admission shall be Issued by
the supervising principals of tho several
school divisions at their offices from S to 10
o'clock a. m. and from !i to 7 p. in. on the
7th, lllh, llHh, 11th and 12th daysot Sep
tember. No tickets shall be Issued, on Mon
day, the 1-tth of September.
On Sfonday, September 14, each teacher
shall ncilvo only those pupils actually on
tho roll at llio clo-u of tho lust school year,
and shall make the transfers and organUo
the school. On Tuesday, tho 15th, teachers
will admit pupils presenting tickets, and on
and after this dale tickets of admission will
bo Issued to applicants.
SIlss Lucy Arrlik was transferred from
the sixth division to Hie first. Several com
munications were teeelvcd from tlio Com
mlssloiicis, Including one wheieiii the Com
missioners considered that tho trustees
whoso teims of sen leo had expired could
hold os cr until their successors wero ap
pointed. Slls Jenny Spears was appointed
tilting teacher hi the sixth division. The
application ot Sir. Z. lilehards for teacher
ship lu the Normal School was offered.
SIcssrs. Lovejoy, Curtis, and llrookswero
nppointid ns a committee by tlio chair to net
in conjunction with tho Superiutcudaiit ou
the matter of arranging tlio Normal School.
A !Jncl;mnn C'l.iirgcd lYJtli Having
llobbcil a IM'iiiikeii Punm-iiki-i'.
Allclmcl Kighton, n young liuckman,
was put on trial lu Hie 1'olicu Court
to-day for attempted larceny fiom tho
person. Mr. Cnmpliell Cairlngtim ap
pealed for the licensed. The person on
vi honi the alleged attempt was made is
AVHllnm lloaly, the youth who coti
fi'sid to having robbed Ills undo In
Maryland a few days ago of a quantity
of gold coin, between $300 and $700.
iiciily stated that Monday morning, as
early as (I o'clock, ho engaged thu de
fendnnt'b back and rode around and
drank until S-UO o'clock, when ho was
arrested. In the mciuUP.ne, ho was
lobbed of $100. Joseph Lynch stated
Hint lio wai vvilh tliem, and llealy went
to sleep after tlu-y left a saloon in South
Washington. Kigliton told witness to
get on the box and drive whllo lie got
Inside and talkid to Mealy, lie looked
Into the hack mid saw Nlghtoii with his
hand lu the pocket In which llealy had put
Ids money, llealy discovered tils loss In
South Washington. They then drove to a
saloon mar the (Jovcrnmeiil Printing Olllco
where witness unit for a policeman, and
told llcalv's father that his son hail a Lugo
amount o'f money. Nlghtoii mado a state
ment, denying llio charge. Jnmos Downey,
who was ulo wllh them, stated Hint the $'.'0
found on him was given him by Lynch.
O nicer Wall testified loan est lug Hie accused
and finding ii20 gold coin mulct tho seat
of the hack. Iliu limit said the ca-e was
not tnade out, and dlschatgcd thu defendant.
OliMmctliig tilt- Wilier tnt-iectors.
F.d, (ionium of 121 H street sutithcast,
has complained lo the Commissioners, that
Ids water supply has Im-ii cut off, and an
investigation has hien made and a repott
u turned by tho F.iiglneer Department that
Sir. (Ionium has lit en lined ;.' for wasting
Potomac water and now refusus to al
low tlio luspectots of thu Water
(lipailmcnt to enter tho premises. Tho
I'liiumlssloiieis have wiltteu Ml. tioimin to
tho effti t that the law requires houses to hu
liitptctul, and tho inspector mutt hu allowed
to llispiet houses fur the purpose of pre
venting tho waste of water or the occupants
will bodcpilvid of the water supply.
All Oniclli! Ml'UCl. b.v l.lglltlllllX. J
As Sir. Slellne, nitlng chief eleikof tho
Tieiislircr's Office, was returning to his
homo In .Maryland yesteulay dining tho
stonn, the wagon In u huh he was riding
wns stiuck by llghtulug mid ho
was tendered uncuiitclous. Ho had
on n complete sull ot 1 libber, nriiuuil which
thespuil.e played. Hu was seusuless for
two hours and passed lust night In pain, but
was nt his olllco to-day .
Until to ltt Olivier Pain.
t' vi it it , Aug. SO. A mull In tho g.iib
of a pi list, culling himself Fiiilin Vhtur,
but who Is 6Uppo-ed to be UIIvlci Pu u Ins
been ant till heie and iiicm ed tjs
I mouths' Impilsouuicut as a py
iiArt,si5rvjHiXAM. pahtm '
ova in vmoiNiA.
ndnmor Loynn on Iato Pi-eslilBiitlul
AproJntmujti Tlio l. & O. In
Air.XAMUiiv P.vv, Aug. 90. Honator
Logon, who Is rii'tlesllng hern, says ho
thinks the Semite should ciucfiilly Investi
gate many in out appointments liefore con
finning Hit in. T'blsli truo of somo Western
opptili.tmints and he presumes of more.
Ol'.'i 7.V VUHllXIA.
IteniHot' Cui'i'i'iit liilcrcMt I'm in Old
HltltNIIOK, l'lllPX ClIUXTV, V.,
Aug. 20. 'I'lii! linnlost thuniler storm
of the .season burst upon this place
about !i ). in. yesterday, doing gre.it
damage, uprooting ttecs, unroollng
barns and washing out roads. l'mtu
natt.lv It only Inslrd a short time, and
lite (fcltglitful chnngo flf temperature
well lciinld thoso who sulTcrt'd no
further loss than thu tilling of their
houses with dust and then wllh a good
supply of water.
Tlii; peneh crop lu this section Is the
best ll has been for sevcial years,
and from fifty to ono hundred unites
me dally shipped from tills section, Apples,
pears, grapes, (.tenure far nbovotlioaverngo
Our ir.tcrprMiig post master Ins at last
succicdid in obtaining a through mill to
and fiom Alexandria ou the morning and
The grungir Is Just now llio most Import
ant man In town, and it Is really wonderful
Iiovv Hie approaching fair nt 1 alls Chinch
linn uuigiiilh'0 liliu In tlio sight of Ids fcllnw
mcii. At Ihe siiloof pilviltges ou -Monday
a Inigo crowd was present. Including many
prominent citizens of llaltlmoro and Wash
ington and a lcpruscutntlvu of l in: Citmc.
She Mill Again Heel; Ailml-tsloii to
Chicago, Aug, 20. Governor Pierce
of Dakota nays that the residents of
that Ten Hory are still anxious for its
dlvMon ns well ns Its admission Into
the Union. The advocates of such di
vision lcsiding In the southern portion
of lite Territory hold a constitu
tional convention nt Sioux Falls early
in September, ho said, and having
adopted a constitution they would
make another effort befero Congres
this winter to secure admission. Ho
was of opinion that the Democratic
House of I'cjircsentnllves would refuse
to admit the Territory as two States ow
ing to the fact that such admissions
would icsult In addition ot four liepubll
rans In the United States Senate. Ho
thought, however, that a proposition look
ing to the admission of thu territory ns a
slnglo Stato would pass Isith br inches of
Congress. Tlio population ot tho Territory,
as shown by the icrcnt census, was II.'i.OOl),
llgiucs which ho claimed entitled Its admis
sion. l'mtsox.ir, Miixriox.
Wliei'cnh'iulMol'S'rople Well Known
F.x-Scnator Davis of West Virginia Is in
(Jeorgo V. Jennings of this city was In St.
Paul last Sunday,
Dr. H. Thompson Murray and family are
at Chapel Point., Mil.
SIlss llertlo Adams of Capitol Hill has re
turned fiom Capo Stay.
SIlss Slagiuder of No. 1515 Thirtieth
sttiet, Is visiting In Cincinnati.
Sirs. H. Wood of West Washington Is
visiting friends lit Norwulk, Conn.
Sir. mid Sirs. Welch of Thlitlcth street
ictuiniil from Washington (irovo yestci
Fx-fiovcnior Crawfoid of litis city, for
merly ot Kansas, has gouu to Cape Slay
Fnslgn James C. Gllmore, U. S. N., ar
rlvid hcru yesterday and has quarters at
No. 1833 New Yolk avenue.
SIlss I.lzlo I.tiidenborn of Annapolis Is
spending a few days with her nunt, Sirs.
John Kaiser, of West Washington.
Sirs. Collins of Wet Washington, with
her daughters. SIlss Ida and Sirs. Keyuolds,
nio at the Albln Hotel, Atlantic City.
ficneral P. W. Hlmlcknper, S. F llaut and
II. I'adgiiton of Washington weio logls
tcted ut New York hotels yesterday.
Sirs. Captain lloss of West Washington
has letiinicd fiom Dr. HlaekUlnii's with
her littlo daiighlcts much Improved In
Commissioner Colman will attend tho an
niiul meeting of tho American Fote-rtry
Congiess width vvllliisseinbluIiiDoston Sep
timbirSS. T ho Capo Slay .S'Mi- says that "soma ot
the Light Intautiy boys said good-byo to a
clothing storo dummy mi uffciiUoiuitoly, Hut
the dummy hetl tcuis.''
(lincral frheiidnn arrived In Ituffalo yos-
tctday morning. Ho drove to Fort Porter
iiudlalerintheil.lv lslted Foil Niagara,
lie leaves for tho West to-day,
Hon. lilchard Smith, Cincinnati Cimiiiiki-iul-!a:itte,
and Judge W. H. Ilaldemiii,
Lottlsvliio Cnuriir-Joitnml, anlved at the
Windsor, New York, yesteulay morning.
Sir. PIcite V. Do fit aw, Washington
manager of the I'nited Press, left yesteulay
with Sirs De (iitiw for a vacation along tho
New Fiigland coast, to bo gone three
.Iinlgo I.eroy D. Tliotuan of tho Clvll
Scrvlce Commission has put chased thu ie-.l-tlcnce
at the noitjiwcst corner of Nlnu
teenth and It streets for $1 1,000 from A.
.Mis. S. J. Shc.i of l.'ll I O street northwest
Isspinding two months with Sirs. II. P.
Stcillngnt ITskklll mi tho Hudson, N. Y.
Mio will return to tho city about the first of
Commissioner Colman's son, Frank Col
man, who has been qulto 111 lu this city for
soino weeks, was taken to Si. Louis .Mon
day evening. Sirs. Colman and daughter
(ioniriil S. S. Huidelt, commander-in-chief
of tho llrand Army of thu itepubllc,
will go lo Capo Slay this week to visit the
po- Hu icon business leliiting to tlio pro
posed (iiiiut moiiuiiieut.
'llio following, fiom tho Capo Mny Slur
Isn't very good poetry, but It Is "a do.nl
glv e-a-wiiy 'ron soino one. First verso; Hu
snt Is'slde tho laiko; slio scented a trIHo pale,
and inuimiiiid, "Do you think 'twill ruin I
1 miiili picfer tlio Male." Second verso:
Now to tlio camp cnllisl "Washington," no
morn lil mall liu'll take; No nioro he'll sit
beside the sea, nor by tho charming Isik..
SIlss Adu C, Sweet, I'. K. pension agent at
Chicago, has received orduis from tho I'oiu
inlsslotiur of Pulsions lo drop tho names of
Ts"0 peusloiieis fiom tho rolls of thu Chicago
agency. The names me those of i enslonurs
who have died or In thu ease of w blows re
tnurilid, but the dentil or iciuarrlilgu nut
liuvlng bien lepottcd to the pension agent,
the names have iciiialiied on the pension
Denlli of n I'rniiilui'iit Virginian.
Mr. Allen 11. Mngiiulor died yeslor
day at his leslilence In Stephen City,
Vn Sli Slagriidi'f was about 7!) ye irs
old lie vva- a brother of tin Into Uen
irtl PaliklKiul M.'v. ruler of lit) Con
feder m service
A TJIOV iU.Att:.
Itollillng IJiii'iie I ut
Tnov, N. Y., Aug. 2(1. Shorlly after
D d'ldocU (Ills iiiornltig a tin- was ills
loveiedln Ihc Union building, ultiinied
on thewest tide of Sixth, and just north
of I'ulloii si i eel. The Hleainers wei e m ion
nl hand, bill before their arrival tho
building presented a furnace like up
pi'HltiiKi' mul tongues of lire shot fortli
I rom every window. A second nlnnii
wns n ill out culling the entire depart
ment lo tin' scene, nml soon great quail
title h of water were being poured Into
tin- burning Inilldlug. Thu structure,
which Is owned by SII'S Ultima Ivay of
New York, Is u four-story brick build
ing, mul was eccuplid on the tint lloor
I iv tin- Adams Laundry .Machinery
('onipanv, on Hu- second by I'havle.i
Kilmer, (ullouholu manufacturer, mul ou
tlietlilnlby Hinder, Lcboiief X Wheeler,
collar inaiitifactuicm. Tho upper story
wns unoccupied. 'Ihollto broke out In the
middle of tlio thlid story, and Its coiiise Is
unknown. Tho building, which Is valued nt
frlX,lCO. Is badly damaged. The loss will
ptol ably not be liss than -fli),o,0.
citoss riiAcns aliauwd.
An Iiiicsllgritlon ol' the Him S'c.iii-rlM-ii
Mvn rii.vM'isco, Aug. 211. 'I'liu Ap
prulser's tilllt-o of this city under lis
former administration will, il is said,
be made a subject of olllclal Invesliga
lion. It lias been discovered thai largo
qunnlltlcs of opium and oilier valuable
meicliaiidlse have been systematically
taken fiom stoics by persons having
the iMilrceto tliein. Slimy or thechaiges
are allcgnl lobe of most serious char
nctcr, nnil Include Hie undervaluation
of Invoices. The charges all date prior
lo Ihc appointment of the present in
cumbent, Thomas llcelc. .Mr. O. L.
Spntililltig, a fpccinl olllcor sent here
from Washington to examine into the
nllalrs of tin1 (illlee, lias been for some
time past busily engaged in drumming
witnesses nml prep.ulng a it-port which lie
will pine befuieiispechiKiovermuciilageiit
wlio Is ixpeetul lo nrrlve from Washington
next will,. 11 Is also Intended that tho lat
in shall specially investigate thu customs
and Chinese icrtllicatu business.
j m: Minccuiiys duoi:
llepot (m of .(ciimIvi' J-'i'ostn lu Hie
SfONTlinAl., Cvv., Aug. 20. Sitperlnlend
ent Pganof tlio Canadian Paclllu lj.illvv.iy,
telegraphs from Winnipeg Hint tlio frost ot
.Monday In Manitoba win too light to hurt
vegetation. Ho also says much grain has
1 ecu huiveftcil. utid that repot Is flout every
station are to (lie cffict that no damage w.is
done lo uncut grain,
Sr. l'vt'i., SilN.N., Aug. 20. Tho Signal
Ft Mice upoits that frot .Monday night ex
tendid us far North as Sloorchead, where
thoinciiuryfclltoiU0, llio "kllllug-frost"
point. The told wave Is broken and no
moru fro"t Is feared nt present.
Nr.vv YoitK, Aug. 20. The .Situ' Moore
bei'd (Minn.) dispatch says: "leu formed
oiie-iiglilliof mi incli thick Monday night.
The fiost killed plants and Injured lato
wheat. 'I litre was a sevi re frost In .Mani
toba, but though the bulk of wheat Is still
uncut, It was not damaged."
Nl.w Yoiu;, Aug. 20. The ITcmUVi Win
nipeg dispatch says tepnrts fiom fifty points
lu the Piovlnee and Tenllorles shows soniu
local damage by thu host, but by no moans
exttnslve or gi'ncial. Harvesting is in full
piogress. T ho weather continues cold.
l',-.t)Vi'i-nor i'enloii lletitl.
Jamlsiovvn, N. Y., Aug. 20. Kx-(iov-einor
lieuben P.. Fentim died suddenly of
heart disease yesterday afternoon. Since
tlio operation fur removal of stone from the
bli'dder, performed In New York last win
ter, he has been in uncommonly good
health. At lunch Ills spirits were light and
ho enjoyed a romp with his grandchildren.
Aftcrwiiid he went to tho First National
llnnk, ot wlileli ho was president, and en
gaged In (urri'spondeuce. At 2 o'clock
Cashier Iltlu aril Morgun went Into tho di
rectors' loom and found the Cmvernnr lean
ing fur back lu his chair unconscious mid
breathing with great effort.
Physicians uero hurriedly callul, but tho
first toanlvo was only in tlmo to hear tho
last gasps. Thu family ai lived quickly, and
tlio scene about tho couch was a harrowing
one. 'I lio remains wero icmovedto Will nut
(liove. tho family residence, wlicie they
will be wntihid until the day of the funeral,
Saturday, by tho Teuton (luanl, tho local
military' company. Telegrams have been
scut to thu leading men of tho nation, mid
the obsequies tiro expictcd to lio very Im
pcslng. T lie grief licio Is profound. F.ier
since leaving public life thu Governor has
devoted himself assiduously to building up
the social, business and educational Inter
ests of tho community. Ho lias especially
iddid the viterans ot llio war by tho tame
ionise that won tliei.- imd-'Ir.,; allcetlon
whllo ho Wis govtnior. Tito estate ho
leaves to a widow and three cltlldrcd Isvety
Luge. Tlio two daughters mo manleil to
it omluent manufacturers, mid the sou has
list fiiifshid n coiiise of study at Drown
Alnt) Veiii'H I'liJiiHtly I'milHlieil.
PiViiioit, Mich., Aug. 20. Nine
years ago U. 1. Cnrgim and his wife
were Impilsoncd for life on conviction
of tho tnutdir of Charles Smith, a
farmer of Saglnnvv County. Sits. Smith
wits Bontcncul lo ten years In the House
of ('direction as an accessury. The
latter died recently, nnil In her fait mo
ments confessed that she anil her lover,
Slotils Alexander, a farm baud, Killed
Smith. 'I hey lestlliid against tlio Curgaiis
on thu prouifo of thu piiiccutlng officers to
bo let off easily It Ihcy turned Stnto's evi
dence. Tlio iiiillioiltles now beltovu the
Caigans Innocent, and tho Hoard of Pardons
w 111 doubtless secure their leleaso.
Tin- Wo rn toga Itnci-M.
Smmtoo.v, N. Y,, Aug. 20. Weather
beautiful, trail; fairly good, attendance
largo. First race, i utile; Coukling won,
flleuner second, Sleteor third; Hutu, 1:13.
Sluluiils paid $29:n0. Second race, mile
nml n fiiilong; Yltidex won, Ludy of thu
Lnko sicond, Leroy third, time, 3.0 IJ. Slu
tttals paid $111.-0. Thlid race, i miles;
Carrie stevviitl won, Hadha second, lluckcu
brook third; tlnie, 1 10. Mutual $12.10.
Mottling C.'iiindinti sllulnw.
WiNMi-Vfl, Mvn., Aug. 20. Tho Domin
ion liovcrnnieiit has appointed thrcu com
missioners to settle all claims against tho
(ioveriinieut arising out ut tho rebellion,
uud they will begin sitting at once. Mlnls
tt r of Slilltla Curou will bo here soon to aid
in winding up u Hairs connected Willi thu re
la lllon. .
A ist-iii't-nl SfiiltuA'iit Iniiiiliteiit.
St. l.oi is, Aug. 80. Mr. Coughlln of tho
executive eomnilttuo of Iho Wabash striker
mild after yesterday's meeting ot thu com
mittee thtit u general strike was not likely
to uii or, foi u duy or two ut least.
Dentil !' (he Oldt-xt Humid.
I'lllt aiiki l'lii.v, Auk. SO. Joseph E
Unwell, tlio oldest Master Mason in tlte
coiuihy. having been Installed slxty-ulght
yinis uko, diid licio Sunday, aged itiuciy
i h 'i i hint an 1 1
at III, t ii' 1
A UNIT F0K DAY.
ANIIIJ)ATH IIP Tilt: I'KX'I.
S t.VA.VIA IlKMIIUJtA fS.
TIMBDR rOU TilE PIiA.TFOP.M.
Anll-tlln rliiiliiiitlon unit Aiill'.1fitiii)i-
il.v liesoliilloiis Hulking 1'riilu tin,
I'm I.i'lsof llie Vlnny Ilnlug.ilut.
IlMiiitHiinio, Pa., Aug. 20. At tho
convciilng of the Deinocrnllo Hlnln
Ciiiivditinn lids inornlng thcro was
posilUelj mi change In the aspect of
iilTnlrs from Unit Indicated In last
night's dispatches. The choice of thu
delegates was unreserved by Conrad 15.
Day or Philadelphia for Stale Trcts
iiki'. The null-monopoly and anti
discrimination planks for flic platform
were sei n bulging from ninny a dclo
galc's piKl.il, and a strong e.xprcsfloii
t ii Hint subject will bo the undoubted
('hall mnn Henel of tho Stato Ci-n-tinl
Ctiinmiltee wielded the gavel call
ing the convention to order at 10:!)0 In
Hie Opera House. Temporary organi
zation was sct'iiml by tue selection of
the usual list of olllcers, pi incipal among;
which wns !'. Gray Meek of llcllcfoiitu
us lilt r i-leik and P.imuul Shadlc ot
l.ewiston as llr-t asslslnnt. Tho call of
the roil showed a full representation
Hubert II. Allen of Lycoming was unani
mously tUctcd temponuy chairman. His
spitth, upon taking cluuge, was a strong In
doisciiimt of the National uud Stato ad
minis trillion and was iccclvcd with loud
applause, especially that part lu which
he asscilul that corporations wero sim
ply creations of tho Commonwealth anil
must be subservient to Its constitution.
It was decided that tho committees, rosolti
th ns, ttedciitlals and organization, should
lotislft of llfly membeis each, and they
weie Hun nnnoiiutid. As thu names were;
hniidtd lu motions wire mado for n recess
until 1 o'clock, which prevailed.
Upon a ttccss being taken tliu commit
tee n pah ci 1 to their respect Ivo places ot
iiuetilig, but the mot Important w,ts tint
Of the Couiiiillteo on llcsolutious, which
iismnblid In the Scnulo Chamber. All thu
ciitiilldalcK, with the exception ot Conrad
II. Duy, have withdrawn from
(he mutest. It wns certain
that Day would go through with a lioiuti,
and the friends ot Keating, Mr. .Met'ool
i.i.il llhotiu iluiing tho tceuss announced
lh.it the Held would be lelt clear for Day.
Said Sic Cool : "I am no candidate, Tim
angel of peat ii is hovering over thoronvcii
lion mid I Hiin't want to bo a disturbing
t lemeiit. I urn out of the light. Dav wil
le the candidate."
At 2: 10 llio motion was carried that Con
rail 11. Day bo noinlnab'd by archmalloii,
nl'il the convention adjourned sine die.
Ilttlllll lil'IK'ISl Ctlllllltlllll'H.
Ih'sioN, Aug. 20. Tho tenth annual con
vtiitiou of .Mutual licnctlt Life Associa
tions of America has opened In tills city.
Thu thulrniau of the executlvo cotnniltten
gives the following statistics of tho assess
mnit InsurntiLo business ot the country
Number of companies, -IfiO, now meitiliers
ndmlttid during tun yesr, !I13.:(21; number
of int tubers at the close of the year, 1,CM,
075; amount nt Insurance In force at tho
close of the vear, $:i,7."i,ll!n,303; assessment
collections "during tlio year, jei,S.Vi,')l2:
death losses paid during tho year, $22.U32,
O.MI; expensis of doing business, St,5."7,0.7i;
assds tit eloso of yiar, $S2aS,lj.1i); death
claims paid since organization, $132,'J.)'2,103;
number of deaths during the yoar, 9,1X53;
uiimlicr of death claims paid since organiza
A 'ly htei'loit-i I'.xploilon.
Pnii.ADni.i'ittA, 1'a., Aug. 20. A
mysleilous explosion, apparently of an
iufctnal machiiiu, occurred at 1 1 15
o'clock this morning In tho bulk win
tlovv of tho drinking saloon of .lames
11. Hodgcrs, northwest comer of lOlh
ni.d Callow hill streets, shattering the glass
nt.d woodwork of the window, breaking
glass lu the neighboring windows
foi halt n sqitato on both sides of
Callow hill sttcit, below Nineteenth aud
musing tho neighborhood for square.
Several men who were playing cards lu a
neighboring saloon wero thrown out ot
their chairs by thu shocks, but nobody I
The explosion Is believed to have been
dynamite. 'Ihc police wffl investigate thu
matter. The damage Is fftm $.100 to $500.
'ilit- l'ury of Vi-Hli-rilnj'N Miirni.
UvitTtoui), Conn., Aug. 20. Tho dam
age to the tobacco crop In tho Connecticut
Valley by yesterday's storm Is cstlmaleil by
some as ltigh ns $l,o00,000. Other crops nlsn
stiffen d greatly. No such storm has visited
laibtcru lomiictlcut for many yiurs,
liosTON, Aug, 20. Yesterday's severe,
stonn was giniral throtighout New Kngkuul.
AioisTA. (l.v., Aug. 20. Passengers by
train from Charleston say the dainugo to
luiidings Iheie by yesterday's storm exceeds
$1,100,1 'UO. No lives nro known to havo been
lost. The storm was tliosevercstslnco lS'il.
It was preceded by tho hottest day ot tha
season. AH wires are down anil direct com
luutilcutloii cannot be had.
This 1'i-iisty unit Hit- II. V O.
Fun Aiim.i'iitv, Aug. 20. No attempt has
Inn mado by thu llaltlmoro ci Ohio Hatl
roiid Company lo cross tho tracks of tho
Pennsylvania on thu "Neck," but tho latter
company still maintains its fori o of 250 men
on tho ground to prevent tho accomplish
ment ot the crossing should tlio llaltlmom
.x. Ohio attnnpl It '1 he officials of tho Lit
ter toad sav that they have no disposition to
lesort to vfoletieu lu tho matter and will
leave It to tlu- coitits to decldu. Thoy
maintain that if tlio ordluatico permitting
thiin to enter the city Is legal, thoy ccr
talulv have u right to cioss tho tracks unit
cauuui lie pievcntcd from so il.,!ug.
"(jtiiiicN llon't lny."
SLOmiviiui.a City, Pi., Aug. 20. -At
Hie coal miners' convention yesterday a.
delegate lead a letter from Ills brother In
Votkshlre, F.uglatid, about tho recctit futile,
strike thcic against a 10 per cent, reduction.
'1 hlrty thousand men and boys wero Idlo
seven weeks, losing over $1,000,000 In
wages. Stlety most piofoutnl was tho re
sult. The writer udvled Aiueilcan miners
not to sttlku, saving: "It don't pay In F.ug
latid, and It won t pay anywhere."
Sir. f'tttiklliiR'si Slili) of ttie Ntnry.
lUtl Haiiiiou, Mi:., Aug. 20. Sir. Alfred
It. lonklitig scouts the Idea of having elul
leiiged any ono to fight a duel. He iicknovvt
edges, however, that tho remarks of tlu
lieutenant lu refeieiiee to Ueneia! (iraut.
alluded to lu tliu luports, nttgerod him very
much, and a slight altercation, of w.ml
only, occuried. All endeavor to asee-lain
the name of thu Tenuesuoo officer h.ivesj
far pioved futile."
4'lmleru on Milpboiir.l.
Tmi-os, Aug. 20. The outbreak ot
iholeraou bounl the vessels ot thu French
sqitadioti oncliored near this city Is con
lluneil. There wuru sovou HOW caso and
llu ee deaths to day.
3'ow Stiminon-i Keiite-.
New Youk, Aug. 96. J. lMwanl Mm
moii writts from Tixiy deny lug thai Itu
tiiiUdlhe stury ot 111 fooling liotweon Mi.
Tlkhn uud President Cleveland.
A JsitttlfyliiK U'.ituof.
P.n iiwuM), Vl, Aug. 20 In T. una toll
lilies fl In Nulfulk that the Nuvv Itlld,
iii "II. will implex oli force ii xt