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WASHINGTON,; D. C, TllUltSDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 20, 1835.
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I The "W&SHINGTON Obitic. I
His Last Moments IkltonM
Family or Frioirfc
A 8TRAKGE AMD 8UDDEI1 END OF
AH EVENTFUL LIFE.
Indianapolis, Nov. HI. Hon. Thntuas
A. Hendricks, Vlco President ot llio United
Stales, dlnl very suddenly nt Ills rosldonco
In tills city at 4.45 o'clock Mil ovcnlng,
under circumstances Hint wcro particularly
distressing to Ills family and frlonds, Inso
much ns thoy Imil not anticipated a fatal
tciinliinllou of his brief Illness and nobody
was with lilm when tlio end camo. Ho
roturncd from Chicago on Saturday last
and elnco then had been complaining somo
wiiat of pain In his head and breast, but
nothing serious was thought of It. Last
night ho and Mrs. Hendricks attended a
reception given at tho rosldonco ot Hon.
John Cooper, treasurer of state, returning
homo In their carrlago about midnight.
"Sir. Hendricks had taken oil tho heavy
clothing which ho usually woro and put on
a dress suit of lighter material, and beforo ho
(ot homo ho complained ot chilliness and n
certain degree of exhaustion, but attrlbutod It
to malarial Influences. Ho sat by tho Tiro
for an hour or moro beforo rotlrlng, but
declined to send for it physician nlthotprii
urged to do so. Ho slept restlessly until
about 8 o'clock this morning, when ho arose,
Oicpscd .himself, and nto' rpilto a hoarty
breakfast, saying that ho felt much better
nnd would attend to consldcrablo dclavcd
business during tho day. Ho mil Mrs.
Hendricks walked out tor nearly half an
hour and ho had apparently legnlncd hl3
physical vigor nnd cheerfulness.
An hour later, howovcr, ho began to bo
troubled with palus In tho region of tlio
Rtomnch, nnd Mrs. Hendricks rent for tlio
family physician, Hi. W. C. Thompson, a
life-long and confidential friend of tlio
Vice President. As tho palusln tho stomach
continued to Increase, ho was given nil
emetic aud afterwards nu Injection, and ro
llcf camo In tho natural way. Ho aroso
from his bed In which ho had lain only n
lew minutes nnd read tho niornl-.g papers,
talking cbcorfully with hlsulfo nuilan old
houso servant. Just beforo noon he had a
rclapso, however, and tho physician was
again summoned and administered tho usual
remedies, besides bleeding tho patient, nnd
Mr. Hendricks again expressed himself as
being greatly lellovcd.
Ho icmalncd In his room all afternoon,
occasionally rising from his bed, to which
lio wos compelled to return by tho recur
rence of tho abdominal pains. To all callers
who came, and they wcro numerous, ho
Bent word that ho was Indisposed, but would
bo glad to (co (hem to-morrow. About 1:110
o'clock Mrs. Hendricks, who had been nt
lilsbedsldo all day, went down Into the
parlor to sco n caller who had eomo to con-t-ult
with her regarding tho affairs ot a
reformatory Institution of which sho was
0110 ot tho mauagors, aud sho reinalnod
Willi lilm about twenty minutes.
Tom, (i colored servant, and Harry Mor
gan, Mr. Hendricks's nephew, and pagolu
Washington, remained with lilm. Tho
ecivaul went out and Mr. Morgan stayed.
Mr. Hendricks tossed uneasily in his bed
nnd complained of great pain, but suddenly
It seemed (o ccaso, and ho said to his
nephew: "lam frco at last; send for Kliza,"
meaning his wife, and theso wero his last
woids, for tho young man, not realising
(ho urgency of (ho uicssugo. did not do
Just beforo 15 o'clock Mrs. Hendricks
came Into tho room and found that her hus
band was dead.
Tho end of a long and eventful llfo had
couio peacefully and quietly. Ho lay In
tho bed outside of tho covering, only par
tially disrobed, with his eyes halt closed as
tf ho wcro In n gentlo sleep.
On his faco there wcro no tracos ot grlot
or suffering, but n pallor had coma over It
(hat Indicated only too plainly that ho hud
passed away. It needed no closo examina
tion to till that ho was dead, and Mrs.
Jlendrleks screamed and ran down stairs.
A servant was dispatched to the resldenco
t Dr. Thompson adjoining, and ho camo
Immediately, but by the tlmo ho had reachod
tho bedside tho llinba of tho distinguished
man wero becoming cold and rigid, nnd to
Mrs. Hendricks's pathetic appoal, "Oh,
OoLtor, can't you do something t" ho was
obliged to answer, "It Is too lato."
Mrs. Hendricks becamo almost distracted
Willi grief, and It was an hour or moro bo
foro sho becamo sufllclently composed to
clvo nny Information about her husband's
last moments. Tho family servants, two
of whom hud lived with Mr. Hendricks for
years, ran nbout tho houso crying aud
moaning, and thcro was tho utmost con
fusion lor n timo. vvucti mo nows was
bulletined down town it was generally dis
credited, yet In n very fow minutes a hun
dred or moro of Mr. Hendricks's closo
political and personal friends had hurried
to (ho houso. Very soon n great crowd
collected around tho entrance and on tho
Btiect, and It was found necessary to rcfuso
admission to any and all coiners, except
tho Immcdlato relatives.
Mr. Hendricks died In his private cham
ber, a largo comfortable room, in which ho
did tho most ot his work. Near his bodoldo
was u case containing legal and pollllcul
works, and on his desk wero his papers,
memoranda, and a laigo number of letters,
which had been allowed to accumulate
without answering In tlio last twoortliroo
days. Ills dressing-gown and 6llpiers wero
at his bedside, and near by was a small
ntand, on which weio various modlcluos
and n goblet nt water.
Dr. Thompson sas that in his opinion
Mr. Hendricks died of paralysis of (ho brain,
nnd thcro.wlirprolmbly ho n post-mortem ex
amination to establish what tho disuaso
1'or several years Mr. Hendricks had not
been a inhiittiiinn, and was biiliject to fro
qucnt "had epolls," ns ho called them, ilur
tuff MliIcu ho would bo prostrated soma
(Imes for days at 11 tlmo. About two years
ngo ho was confined to his room tor suv
cial weeks by a gangrenous affection of llio
foot, which nt llio tlmo It was feared would
mult fti blood poisoning, and it was Hum
tlioui'lit that tho end ot his llfo was iiour at
hand, but ho apparently recovered entirely
fi. in 1 lit? and was In his usual health.
While In Washington during tlio last Bes
sie 11 nf lopuresa ho was overworked nnd
nlim -t wmn nut bv the. lire of political
inuttcis, and upon his return hmo he slc.il
f.ul hlsliiteuilnn of lajlng iisldu all public
huslni -x (his summer and devoting tlio tlmo
to recitation, llospent tlneo wooks'it At
lantic C ity fishing, bathlng.iind yiiclitlng.aud
then enine est and went to tlm iiortlioru
lake 11 Hits, ond afterward to Hi" Miami
re inoir, In Ulilo, fishing. Ho returned
from thero two weeks ngo, iind at tho tlmo
sold that ho novcr frit letter In his llfo.
Last week, by special Invllatlon, ho at
tended tho fat stock show nt Chicago r ml
was thcro recipient ot consldcrablo atten
tion in llio way of banquets and receptions',
returning homo on Saturday somowhat In
disposed. At tho reception ho atlended
last nlghl, however, ho appeared to bo Un
usually cheerful and remained much later
Hum wns his custom on such occasions,
'llio news of Mr. Hendricks's death spread
rapidly throughout tho city and thero was u
general expression of sorrow over It. Tho.iu
who wcro his political enemies hero wero
his personal friends, and to everybody who
called on Mm, or whom ho met, ho had a
pleasant word and greeting. Tlicro were
crowds around tho down-town bulletin
boards all evening; whllo In tho vicinity ot
his lesidcnco tlicro was another crowd, all
anxious to learn tho particulars ot his sud
Mr. Hendricks had been dead but a fow
minutes when forces of men began draping
llio stale, county, and city building', and
throughout (ho night similar emblems wcro
placed on nearly all (ho prominent business
houses unit residences, so that by morning
tlio city will havoput on n general garb ot
Illght llev. lilshop KiucKcruocKcr, oisnop
the dloccso of Indianapolis of (ho Epls-
copnl Church, of which Mr. Hendricks was
a life-long member, will, it is uiitiorstoou,
preach a memotial sermon.
Ex-Senator Joseph E, McDonald, who,
with Mr. Hendricks, has shared tho honors
of his party In this sia(c. said to-night: "No
man In his day occupied a higher or moro
conspicuous position In his party or In pub
lic llfo than did Mr. Hendricks, and very
few publlo men have had their ofllelal con
duct lets criticised than ho. I think Mr.
Hendricks Is fairly entitled to tho good
linmn lin linn wrought (lilt for himself
In both public and prlvato circles, nnd his
death leaves n void In political circles In In
diana that will not soon or easily bo
I.tko expressions wcro heard on all aides
from lending members of both parlies.
SlucoMr. Hendricks's serious attack two
years ago both Air. and Mrs. Hendricks
havo been apprehensive ot a sudden ond of
his life, and tho attachment between them
has grown very strong, nlmost sentiment
ally so. So ln(enso had (his become In tact
(hat ho would not consent for his wlfo to
bo away fiom lilm for any length
of lime. Onlv last week whllo in Chi
cago ho accompanied Mrs. Hendricks even
on her shopping expeditions. Thoy had fre
quently talked over his condition nnd tho
probabilities of his early death, and It Is
evident that for sovcral months pastthoro
has been a growing fear of this kind In his
mind. Mr. Hendricks's method of living
was eiroplo and unpretentious. His houso
is an old-fashioned structure, largo, and
built so ns to give tho most room. It was
furnished richly but In excellent tasto, nnd
It had n cheerful homelike appearance.
When not engaged with cullers. Mr. Hon
dricka devoted much ot ills tlmo to his
books, mid his literary iiltalnnionts woro
Tnilcd and general.
At tlio last stnto constitutional conven
tion ho tnndo tlio pilnclpal address, and
eIiico then ho has spent much tlmo In re
vising this for a report of the proceedings
that Is to be published in book form and In
writing n sketch of his own career for tho
tamo volume. Ho had been In frequent con
sultation with Hon. Win. II. English over
this matter, and tho last tlmo ho wroto his
namo was at noon to-day, when ho wroto n
brief noto to Mr. English reluming u book
ho had borrowed Willi his (hanks. Mr. Hen
dricks liasuo near rclatlvcsexccptn brother,
who lives In Slielbyvlllc, Intl.. nnd a sister,
tho wife ot Dr. Window O. l'Icrce, of Now
York. His ontlro fortune Is estimated to bo
no moro than $100,000.
It Is known hero that his Intention was to
abiindou politics nt tho end ot his torm as
confidential talk with n friend, lio said :
vlco I'resiucnt. uniy a lowuuya ui;u, 111 u
"ThoucwspupcrsBay I nm a candidate for
I'reiiident in 18Si, but It Is not true. I shall
not to n condldatoundernny circumstance..
I was not 11 candldata for tho position I now
hold, but"lt was forced upon mo, and now
my political ambition Is fully satisfied. I
want to rctlro and rest for tho remainder of
Thomas Andrews Hendricks was born In
Muskingum county, Ohio, near tho city of
Zancsvlllc, Sept, 7, 1811). His father, MaJ.
John Hendricks, with his family left Ohio,
the spring after Thomas was born, nnd set
tled at Madison, Intl. MuJ. Hendricks re
mained nt Madison until 1823, when ho ro
moved to Shelby county, then very sparsely
settled, and opened up n farm. It was
located near tho center ot the county, nnd
Slielbyvlllc, tho county seat, was afterward
partly laid out upon it. It was bore that
Hendricks grew to manhood. After tho
completion of his education at Hanover
College, ono of tho pioneer educational In
stitutions of tho west, ho studied law, aud
In duo tlmo was admitted to tho bar.
Mr. Hendricks's public llfo has been long
and varied. In 1813 ho was elected to tho
stain legislature from his county. In 18.r0
he was chosen a delegate to tlio convention
which mado tho present constitution of tho
state, and was an uctlvo participator In tho
proceedings of that body. In 1831 ho was
elected to Congress, anil In lWJ was re
elected to tho tamo office In IS.V1 ho was
appointed commissioner of tho general land
office, and held tho position until ho ro
figncd It in lfSfiO. In 180.1 ho wns elected a
senator of tho United States, and served a
full term of six years.
In 1S7U he was elected governor ot Indi
ana, nnd served ns such until January, 1877,
when ho wos succeeded by Oov. Williams,
slnco which tlmo ho wns n private citizen
until his election in November. To show
(ho estimation In which Mr. Hendricks was
held by tho pcoiilo of Indiana and his groit
personal popularity It Is proper to speak
liilelly of his three races for govornor. In
1800 lio ran against Henry S. l.ano and was
defeated by 0,757 votes. Tho same year
Mr. Lincoln's majority In Indiana over
Judgo Dattgla3 was !i;i,WI. hi 18US Conrad
Holier defeated him by 1.101 votes. Tho
same year ucn. urnnvs majority nvoruuv.
Se) mour In Indiana was 0,570. In 18?J his
majority over Ocn. Thomas M. Browne was
1,148. Tlio sanio year (len. (hunt's majority
In the state over Mr. Greeley was S'J,03f.
Cov. Hendricks was tho only man elocted
on his ticket that year, excepting I'rot.
Hopkins, who was chosen to a non-political
In 1870 ho was a conspicuous cantuuaio
for tho presidency, and had tho wishes of
the Democracy of tlio west been consul led
It Is possible ho would have been nominated,
Tho cast, however, In this Instance, proved
too strong for tho west, and Mr. Tllden be
came tho choice of thu convention. To
placato his disappointed frlonds, Mr. Hen
dricks was given tho Hccnud plaeo on tho
ticket, and It is but fair to sta(o (hat ho
materially Increased l(a sttcugth In nil tho
hi 1877, Mr. Hendricks's torm of ollleo its
governor expiring, ho went Into private
life, nnd resumed tho practlro of law In his
own 6late. As n lawyer ho was universally
leganUd ns great.
Ho studied the law 11 1 Cliamberslmrg, l'.i.,
In llio ollleo of his uncle, Judga Thompson,
an eminent Jurist ot that state, lie thor
oughly mastered Its elementary principles,
and tho mlnutltu of Its practice. With this
foundation, nntl wllh 11 natural logal mind,
ho was never at a loss, anil was always
strong In any camo without special book
prepuintlon. lleforo court or jury ho wns
equally tit homo. In n trial ho was novcr
off his CHurd, nor dlscnueci ted by any unlooked-for
turn In tho fortune of n caso.
Ho encountered any such crisis with ns much
promptness, fortitude, and ndduv.1 as it It
had been anticipated ami preparer ror.
Mr, Hendricks was remarkable for tho
readiness with which ho gathered up anil
got well In build tho questions, both ot law
and fuel. In any case lu which ho was on
gaged. In this leadlness no advocate IntVi
country excelled him, nnd very fow equaled
hlni, lie had no specialty us an ndvoeatn,
being alike iifllcleiit In tlio civil and tho
criminal couit and In all kinds and forms ot
Altlioughout of office after his rc.tlroment
from the gubernatorial chair, Mr. Hendricks
was nut out of polities, Ills voice was
heard In every Important campaign In his
state, mid ho letalucd llio liveliest I11tere.1t
In all political questions of tho day. In
diana ttlnays icguidcd lilm with pride, and
among a luigo cliihs ho wns. looked upon us
llio leader of tlio Democracy of tlio west.
Ills adherents rallied nround lilm again In
IS.'-O, and his iinmo was onco moro promi
nent for the presidential nomination.
A bitter light Bpraiig ut among tlio west
ern lenders, however, nnd a strong oppoil
t'on was formed r.golnst lilm. Senator .Mc
Donald at that lime disputed his prostlgo
with llio Democracy of his state, and had
attained coindilciablo popularity In other
ports of tho west. Ho becamo conspicuous
ns a possible presidential nominee, and with
tho aid of tho Heiidileks faction It Is possl
blo that ho might have been tho choice of
(ho Cincinnati convention. It has always
been claimed that Hendricks was tbo only
(ibstaclo to his nomination. It Is certain
Hint Hendricks fought his pretentious with
bitter icnl, being determined, If beaten nt
all, not to bo beaten by a political rival from
his own stale. As the convention was thus
prevented from uniting on n wcsttni can
didate, It nominated tho cholca ot tho cast
Mr, Hendricks has been a prominent man
for many years, ami, llko all public mon,
has been criticised and found fault with,
but no or.o over called in question .his prl
ato or ofllelal Integrity. In this respect ho
was absolutely unassailable. As a public
speaker Air. Hendricks was persua
sive and logical. His public addresses wero
usually carefully prepared. Although an
extemporaneous speaker of raro power and
force, 110 seldom or novcr appeared upon
tho platform to deliver his first speech In a
political campaign without having his man
uscript In baud. It was his habit when de
livering n set speech to inject Into It many
extemporaneous sentonccs, without in nny-
who destroying us symmetry or marring us
beauty; therefore It is apparent that his
printed speeches did not convoy a correct
Idea of his real ability, for many ot his best
tilings arc spoKruoii-natui.
Mr. Hendricks's father was nn older n
thol'resbjtcrlan Clmrcli, and the son was
baptized In that church and brought up un
der lis Influence. Ho never Joined any
church until about seventeen years ajo,
when ho becamo nmember of tho Vrotcstant
Episcopal Church. Although hts religious
homo was not In tho church of his fathers,
ho was a believer In tlio fundamental doc
ilities nt that church, bclugnCalvlnlst with
A year or two ago a writer who visited
Mr. Hendricks at his homo in Indianapolis
thus described lilm :
"Mr. Hendricks Is C feet 0 Inches high
nnd weighs 185 pounds. His body Is com
pact and strong. His head Is largo and
inodoralcly covered Willi sandy hair, ficcly
Intermingled with gray. His oyes nro gray,
his 11060 largo aud prominent, and his
mouth nnd chin aro shapely and very ox
prcsslvo. His complexion Is fair nnd In
clined to Irccklo. Ho wears no beard ex
cept a small quantity near the car. Tho
contour of his faco and form denotes
strength and solidity, and no Judge ot
physiognomy will ever mlstako lilm for an
ordinary man. Ho may bo said to bo In tho
youth of old age, for, whereas his step Is ns
;Irm nnd hts voice ns resonant as that of a
man ot SO, ho Is past tlio meridian of life,
(loed habits aud n strong constitution nro
his, and theso combined so mix youth nnd
old ago that It is linpnsslblo to toll where
ono ends and tho other begins."
Not long beforo his nomination Mr. Hen
dricks was In falling health, mid ho spent
toino months at tho Herman watering
places. Ho returned a few months later ro
Btoied to his bodily vigor.
civir. iticnrrs i.aav vioi.atiid.
A butt Which Will Cnnio IVIIbln tbo
United Stiites Supremo Court's t)o
cIhIoh. IlAl.Tl.Monn. Nov.Sl. llev. Harvey Johnson,
of the colored Union llaptlst (Jliurch, nnd Itov.
1'. II. A. llmxton, of iho colored Calvary
Church, Loth of (his city, hnvc, (hrotth John
II. Kecne, Jr., couucl, completed their decla
rations In milts imuliist tlio olllcers and crow of
tlio ferryboat plying between Norfolk nnd
Portsmouth, Va., under tho civil rl,'hls act,
which declarations are intended tonvoldjiny
or (ho grounds upon which tlio Supremo (Jotirt
of tho United States has rendered decisions
ndverso to the colored litigants. Tho suit will
bo brought In llio fourth circuit of the eastern
district or Virginia. The suit will lncluilo tlio
inunlciialltlesof Portsmouth and Norfolk ns
1 artles to llio violation of tho civil rlzlits law
ns Joint owners of the ferryboat. Tlio
facts ollcfrcd aro that tlio complainants woro
lu attendance upon a convention held In
Norfolk, nnd wero delegated to preach In Ports
mouth on tbo 17th or May, l&M. They secured
llrttcliiss passiiKO on the ferryboat, nnd wcro
roughly ordered to coullno themselves to that
iiortlon nr.tbu boat separated for blacks. Drat-
ton, being ignorant or such rules, refused to
comply with tho order, when ho wns forelblv
seized, though oll'erlng no resistance, and
ejected from llio part of tho boat occupied by
white pakecugers, Mr. Johnson complied
with the older, nnd for tho remainder of tho
Journey stood among horses and freight. On
lauding at Portsmouth both wero arrested nnd
held to ball for violating tbo rules of tho boat,
but ujion trial were ncntilttatl.
The declaration contains two counts: First,
fnlso tirrckt and Imprisonment; nnd second, Is
prewnted, lor tbo first tlmo, tho novel law
)o!ut of nn action for discrimination on ac
count of color ngnliutn citizen of tho United
Hates of African descent. This, It Is claimed,
iuxilvcsn question or Intrinsic liuportiinco as
to civil ristitB.
jUUMA" TO Sr.CHKTAHY M AXN'IXG
Amci'Irnu Iron mid Steel Association
ObJeitstoAny ltovlsliin of tlio Turin.
l'mi.AtiF.U'ni.t, Nov. 2.1. Tho American
Iron nnd Steel Association has written a letter
to tho Hon. Daniel Manning, Secretary of tho
Treasury, lu reply to Ills circular of last July
culling for Information regarding customs
duties on foreign products.
'tho letter is In pamphlet form, covering
twenty-eight pages. It Is signed by nil tlio
ollUcrs nt the association, nnd says :
"Our present tariff is a now tarill', !os than
three scars old, and wo know or no gol ro.v
i-oii why It fhoiild bo revised, as proposed,
from beginning toend. That soiuoof lu pro
virions tiro injurious to our own people, auf
riiotild be corrected co ns to scettro m'cdod
protection, wo bnvo jiolntod out, hut so great
Is Iho danger to bo apprehended front n gen
eral revision that wo nevertheless strongly
object to I his revision being undertaken at
this time, Wo do not lack lultli In tho Intel
llgemcor tho patriotism of Congress, but wo
know from eoro experience how impossible It
is for Congress, with Its many Important ques
tions pressing for Us consideration, toglvoto
tbo iletalli of a tnr!n bill thu tlmo and tho
Attention that nro absolutely necessary if great
jntclcMsnratobo overlooked aud great errors
CiiiiihIii Northwost Territory Itlol.
Ottawa, O.-.T., Nov. . No dellnlto arrange
menls have been mado with reference to tho
withdrawal ot A and 11 batteries from tho
Norlhwcbt. Tho former Is still stationed nt
iJ'Appelle, and tho bitter at llattlcfotd, llolh
areol tlio sumo strength ns during tlio rebellion.
ToitoSTo, Nov.'iV 'llio oxecutivo committee
of llio Dominion Livestock Association liasde
cldid to luko octlnii ogilnit several oeoin
Minuiriilps companies usn means of settling
the dh pitted points eonneeled with tho trans
poitatioii of live Hock. A couunltteo was uls
apt olnted to wall on tho Dominion govern
mint and rentier nn alteration in llio wording
ot the bills ol'ladliig,
((rr.i.F.r, Nov. 'i'). At tho meeting of ttio
couunltteo apl'duted at Saturday's mass meet
ing here for llio purpose or securing the success
o thu new national parly, in subcommittee
was appointed to dralt a circular to bo address
ed to ;ull municipal councils in the district of
(jihUc uiliing them to pass resolutions pro
UMlhg uuultiH llio execution of Kiel and to
iciMiird llicin to tbo committee. It was also
riM'lvidln take tho lultliillvo In organising
11.11M1 1111 clings for the sutiin purpose in all thu
lout, lies In the province. Mouslguor .Moroau,
ot H. lljnclntbe, rcliiMid permission to the
eh t In his illoccso to havo masses sun j In
ihoir churches lor lliu repose of Kiel.
Muni in' (l.. Nov. 28. There Is to bo another
luil'v iniiMi laccllmt at St. Jerome nu Tuesday
in xt tor tho purposu of dlteiis.slng tho Kiel
iliie.uou. i-eeriu proiuiiiuin pomieiiw umo
ihUi-lly will uddrcM the nieelbis. I.u'1'rup
1 ei.r M.mv-fsht.o club has passed rosolutlo.ii
ei udiimiliig Iho action of the government.
Snld lio ('ommlllcd 11 Murder.
P1111.AM I i-ll I. , l'.i., Nov. 33. A oil drossed
joni'it limn, under tlio lullueiico of liquor,
ei tired a Million house hero and said ho had
iiuiii.ltlt'd n murder lu Chlca;o. Later on ho
upcmid hi, itoiy. Ho suld that while In
bk.iuo Iv. o) ears ago, ho became involved ill
11 ,,ivncl ulili n 1111111 iiuniud Kdivard D.ivli,
ul o was uii'loycd nsacoiiduetorononsof the
islliiy Hues (11 (hat city, and that lis nhoiand
killed hlic. Ho Miuieedod in making his os
cn.c nt iho lime and caiiie east, but his eon
science has tumbled him mi uiuiili llmt bo eon
eluded to Mirnmler hiM't'lf. Tin) iiulliorlti.'i
bun) telcgraib.d 10 flneiigo to a-'eriulii It
itch n peiHiii is neiled there. Theywuj mill
liivis his mime its Joint Jones.
2:00 P. M.
How tho News of Mr. Hendricks'
Death was Received in Now York
A GREAT MAN GOITH.
Views of Mr. Sherman, Mr. EvarU, Jay
Gould, Mr. Howilt and OlhcH.
Tho Burial Services to Tako Placa
on Monday Next.
MEETIHG-3 AT THE CAPITOL,.
Informal Action of Sntiulor mill Itp-
Com ml Koch Appointed.
Nbw Yoiik, Nov. SO. Tho nows nt (ho
Vlco President's death was Imparted to
United States Senator John Sherman, of
Ohio, whllo ho wtvt at dinner In tbo Fifth
Avcnuo Hotel. Ho said: ".Mr. Hendricks
wos, I think, as Prominent n man ns there
Is lu tho Democratic party. Ho
wos of eminently rcspectablo character.
Tho effect of his death upon tho organisa
tion of Iho Senate will bo slight. Hail thero
been a President of tho Senate ;ro lemjinre
ho would now bo Iho acting Vlco President,
lint as Mr, Hendricks nltendcd to tbo du
ties of his office ns President ot tho Senate,
thero was no necessity for the election ot a
President ;iro tempore, and tho country Is
consequently without n Vlco President.
" Tbo successor of Mr. Hendricks will bo
elected on tho assembling of tho Senate 011
Dec. 1. Tho Clerk will presldo at first, and
will aunoutico tho death of tho Vice-President.
Then tho Senato will proceed to
ballot, ami probably In loss than
half nn hour n now Vice-President
will bo chosen. That will bo tho onlv
cliango In tho organization of tho Senato,
the other officers being permanent. As to
who tho next Vice-President will be, I nm
not prepared oven to guess. Tho position
Is not considered desirable. I havo lioitd
no ono suggested for It. I havo 110 idea
myself how Gen. Logan, Mr. Ldmuiids or
mveelf would consider the nomination. It
will bo n matter ot friendly consultation bo
foro the aescmbliug ot tho Scutate, it has
not bicn customaiy to nominate becauso ot
"If President Cleveland should die," tho
reporter inquired, "would tho Vico-Prcsl-dent
elected by the Senato succeed to tho
Presidency?" "Ot course," Mr. Sherman
answered, "but I hopo that will never
occur. It would bo an unforttiuato event
lu (bo hloloiy of (ho country."
lli.nrv AVnrd lleeeber sat In ids llbrarv
last ccnlng engaged In conversation with
his wife, when a reporter asked him his
vlows concerning the Vice-President's
"I feci sorry for tho family," replied -Mr.
"And for tho country t" interrupted tho
"No, I do not."
"I will tell you. Whllo I regard Presi
dent Cleveland as tho tirlnco ot statosmou,
I would call Mr. Hendricks tho prince of
politicians. Mr. Cleveland lias fulfilled
ivcry dcslro of thoso independent thinking
men who sought to securo his
election. Ho has endeavored to
strvo tho people. His domestic
circle, I am told, was ono of extreme hap
piness. Ot his public llfo I cannot spcakso
blLjbiy. rossiuiy no may iinvo uau ucioro
Ids death moio friends among tho Demo
cratic party than Mr. Cleveland. This may
bo attributed to tho fact that tho Demo
cratic party, at least In my opinion, docs
not sliiccicly believe In clvll-scovlca ro
Senator F.varts said : "Tho result of Mr.
Hendricks's death, of course, will bo to
give the Republicans tbo presidency of tho
Senate, and whoever Is elected does not
lose his voto In that body. I doubt whethor
an extra session of tho Sennto will bo called
to elect a presldeut, as tbo tlmo Is now so
short beforo tho regular nssemblingof Con
gress, and tbo functions ot tlio Vlco Presi
dent nio confined to tho presidency ot tlio
Senate. Still that Is a matter for President
Cleveland to determine, and no ono's opin
ion goes for aught on the question. "
bald Mr. Jay (iould: "Vlco President
Hendricks was a great man and nu nblo
lawjer. Tho effect of his death? Nono nt
all on tho material Interests of tho country.
Thero aro sixty-live millions of people here
who can take catoof themselves in every
emergency, and tlio death ot oven the
greatest inan among us would not causo n
ripple. As for tho market, I don't bollovo
the news will affect It In tho least."
Mr, August Uelmont said: "I was qulto
shocked and grieved when I heard of tho
sudden death of tho Vice-President. 1 havo
known Mr. Hendricks forinorothau tweuty
years, and on many occasions havo boon
brought Into lntlmatu relnllons with hhn.
Hound 1 did not nirrcoontho silver ques
tion and wo had qulto an acrimonious pub
lic discussion by correspondence In tho
press, I think ho was on tbo wrong sldo
about that matter. I certainly think that
it he bad been nominated for tlio Presi
dency In 187(1 Instead of Mr. Tllden ho
would bnvo had what .Mr. Tllden had not
backbone enough to assert his rights nnd to
get them. Wo should have had a Demo
cratic administration from 18711 to lfiSO
If Mr. Hendricks had been In Mr. Tildcu's
Said Mr. Hewitt :
"Tbo death of Mr. Hendricks cmphaslros
ono thing very strongly. It points very de
cidedly towaid tho necessity ot nmonillug
our louetltiitlon and laws so as to mako
somo provision for tlio sucticoslou ot tho
Presidency lu tho ovuit ot acci
dents llko this. The Vlco Presi
dent Is a cipher in tho riovernment. Ills only
duty Is to presldo over tlio deliberations of
the Senate and (o sit and listen. Tlio Vlco
Piesldent only becomes Important by ceas
ing to exist that Is, when, by tlio death of
tho Piesldent, lio succeeds to tho Presi
dential ollleo. Tho Vico-1'resldent llvos In
u state of expectancy. Ilo Is nothing un
less the President dies. Tlicro Is no provis
ion In Iho Constitution for (lie succession to
the I'lCbldeney In lliocaso of tho death of
bulb llio Piesldent and tlio Vico-Protldont.
and It Is very necessary that tlicro should
31 !. I Sonde! ok-' ('alliH'4,
IspHN.vrm.is Ino., Nov. Uil. Tho lady
who ciillid upon Mrs, Hendricks yosterday
afternoon, and vhoso visit led to Mrs.
Hendricks briefly absenting herself from her
husband's 101.111, was Iho wlfo of Postmaster
Joins. At Iho sumo tlmo that ho called
W. II. .( master was In the loom, having
been desliiius nfseelna; the Vlco President
prior lo leaving for Washington, wltoro ho
seeks an appointment.
Mis. Hendricks entertained them both
and appeared to bo ututtvuilly oleieiful and
happy. She spoke of tfk Vice-President's
liiditpokltiiin, but said hJVvas boKer thou
than bo bad been any tlmo during the day.
Tbey discussed (he probabilities nf his dy
Ingtliiiliiglhls Administration and tho ro
suits of null nn unexpected event. At that
crv moment, doubtless, Iho subject of this
(ouvi'uatiou luy dead lu tin room overhead.
"lucky" Bllpper is a novelty
(!OV. IMAlthVS TUIiKHUAM.
Ilol'njniilVnrtii Trlbiiln to tho Vlco
Coi.i'sinis, O,, Nov. .". Oov. Hoadly
sent the following telegram to Mrs. Hen
dricka this evening:
"Coi.usir.us, ()., Nov. SI.
Mtt. TAwa At Jkmtrlekt, InttlmuiinU, Iml.i
"The dentil of my very dour frloud grlevei
nnd shocks rro boyntul expression. Ilvory
citizen ot Ohio, his native mule, and of llio
whole country will bo filled with sympathy
for yon. Yimruwn tlio consolation of know
liiRtlint though his llfo wits cut short before
to bad loacliod tho limit of three
fccro yours nnd ten, it win full ot honors nnd
(ho useful senlccs of nwlso statesman and
iwcilcnril by tlouiestle loo nnd linpplnu-M
rticb as few etiloy. Accept my hoarlful sym
lathy In Ji.ur loss,
The (lovcrtmr will Issuo a proclamation
to-morrow morning saying that he delayed
doing so Ibis evening out ot deference to
the t'icslilent, ot whoso notion ho win not
yt tnfoiinci). Ho further said that ho
wouiuaiicmi 1110 itinera!.
FLAGS AT HALMABT.
Tho White House and Other Public
Buildings in Mourning.
TELEGRAMS AND BULLETINS
IVlttit Whs Done nt. tlio Montlnp; of
Tho news of Vlco-Presldent Hondrlcks'
death leached this city first about 0 o'clock
last evening In n brief bulletin which was
soon posted upon nil tho bulletin boards
nnd communicated rapidly to tho President
nnd to tho members of tho Cabinet and tho
Senate. Tho news created n profound sen
sation nnd spread liko wlld-flro through tho
city. Kvcrywhero It was received with
great surprise. Crowds soon bogati to
gather around tho bulletin boards and In
quire eagcily for details.
Colonel Hughes East, Mr. Hcudrlck'n
private secretary, was ono of Iho flrat per
sons to read tho 11. tc 0. Telegraph hullo-
tin, and btirtt into tears. Hu had received
a letter from Hendricks during tho day,
showing tlio writer to bo lu perfect health
and spirits, and suggesting various plaus
for matters to bo attended to during tho
Tho first personal telegrams received at
Iho Whllo IIouso wcro from Wm. II. Kng
llsli, at Indianapolis, and wcro as follows:
iNMIsSIAlSill, lsn., Nov. a IK). -To I'iip.si
DENT :i.r.VKl.AM: Vleu President Hendricks
died suddenly this afternoon. Disease, proba
bly paralysis. Wm. II. Lxui.tsir.
lKUIANAroU", lNli., Nov. 2.", 18K3. Prrsi
nr.NT Ci.kvui.anii, Washington, D. (!.: Mr. Hon
drifts sent me a messasu after noon toil i at
which lime lie was slightly inn. oil only. Ilo
died about 1 p. m.. no one bdug prci'cut at tlio
rictimi; moment ol bis death. Dr. Thomp
son, his physician, thinks paralysis of the heart
occasioned his death, which was wholly unex
pected. Wm. II. Enoi.imi.
Similar dispatches fiom fioTernor Gray
wero received by several senators and
peisotufl friends of Mr. Hendricks. At 0:13
tho following letter to each of tlio Cabinet
officers was dispatched from tho Whito
KxrcnivrMANSio:;, Nov. 25, lS3"-tn : Tbo
President directs 1110 to Iniorm joti Hint Vlco
President Hendricks died nt his homo in In
dianapolis at 5 o'clock this afternoon.
Tbo members of ibc Cabluct aro requested
to meet tho Presldeut nt fe:80 o'clock tonight.
I). a. I.iMo.sr.
Tbo Piesldent was going down to dinner
when Iho first press bulletin was received.
Ho was much affected, and returning to
his library, remained there until tlio Cabinet
began to atstinble, about 0 o'clock.
Secretary Lamar was tho first to arrive.
"It Is very sad. 1 do not know what will
bo done," was all ho would say to tho
group of newspaper men who had by that
tlmo assembled about tho door.
Mr. Vilas camo next, then Mr. Whitney
and then Mr. llayard. Mr. llayard was
stopptd by tlio reporters. "'1 Iris sad event,"
ho rcmaiked, '"places tbo country onco
moro In the condition in which It was at
tho death of llaiilild; tho control ot tho
Government rests solely in the llfo of ono
man. It Is very uufortuniito and n great
blunder that this should bo possible."
Sccrctaiy 1'iidlcott was tho fifth and last
to arrive. Secretary Manning and Attorney-Genera)
Garland did not attend. Tho
Cabinet meeting lasted until after 11
o'clock. At Its conclusion tho members de
puitcdono by ono.
cccrciury inijum whiucu mi. in mu ouuu
it was falling swiftly, "llio r resident
and his Cabinet havo dono ull that can bo
done," ho said. "A proclamation lias been
drafted and 11 telegram 01 eontioienco writ
ten. It Is of courto impracticable to call
tbo Senate here beforo the tegular time, so
that proposition was not broached."
The (.ther memlcis, as thoy left tho
White House, stated that nothing had been
done except what appeared lu tho procla
mation. The following official documents wcro
pioimilgated at midnight.
LxriTTivK Mansion, Wakihsiitox, I. C.,
Nov. ".'', ItM. To tho 1'coplo of tbo Culled
Stalest '1 homos A. Hendricks, Vleo President
of Hie fulled States, died to-day ut ft o'clock
P. ui. at Indianapolis, aud it becomes my
mournful duty 10 announce tho distressing fact
to his fellow countrymen.
InriMcctto the memory, and tho eminent
and varied services of lids I1I3I1 oillolid and
rutrioilc public servant, whose long career was
sofullortiseliilncssniid honor to hlsstatotiud
to (ho lulled Mates, u is oriereu imuuiu na
tional ting bodlqilajed at half-mist upon all
the public buildings nf tlio United Hiatus;
(hut Hie txeeullvo mansion and tho Bovcrnl ex
ecutive (lepattiiicnts In the city or w aslilurfui
bo closed on Hie- day of tbo liinernl, una bo
draped In mourning for (ho period of thirty
days; Unit llio uiml and approprlito military
mid naval honors be rendered, and that on all
Iho legations and consulates or Iho Lulled
ttules In foreign countries, tbo national ling
shnll lie displayed nt hidf-uiust 011 thu recep
tion ortbls order, nnd Jh" usual emblems or
mourning bo adopted for thirty days,
lly Hie I'rcsldeut, U1soVF.1t OXVU.ANP.
l. Hay M:u.
i-ecretiiry of State.
I'.NFxrnvE Mansion, Washington, Nov. '-'
lHW,.'fo lion. Anmin U. Mi'Co.,K, Hoorelnry
oflhcr-ennte I urn directed by the l'nwtdtint
to lnfonii you Hint lie has receded lulelllgeneo
oftheilcittli of Hon. Thomas A. Hendricks,
Vleo President of tho flitted Males, and to
convey lo nu Ills uygotlou Unit yuu take 1111
incdluteslcii. In conjunction with (he oloMul
tbo House of Ueuresciiiattves, 10 secure a
proper icpreseiiliilloli ol 1 oiigr.ssnt tliotiiuer.il
nflbcileeenseil. Very icspoetlitlly, your o-
,H,.,, I i,.n, ,nt Dl.MI I. S. l.VMoNT.
Among tho callers ut tho White Homo
wcio Senator Voorheos and Congressmen
liiiiuliill, Curlltlo and Holman. Sunator
001 In en appeared much affootod by tho
"It la veiy ttucxpcclod and vory sad," ho
"What would lumpen In U10 ovont of
Piesldent Cleveland' 1lc1.H1?" was asked.
'President Cleveland will not die uud wo
need nut speculate," lio replied.
Olileis woro ltlod from (ho Unite
Houso nt midnight to Colonel Wilson nnd
iithcrB for the diaplng of public buliel-
(Veins were Immediately sent for a gang
of men lo (oiiuuencii early (Ills uiorulnij
draping the Whllo Houso, following pro-cu-ely
the designs used nt Grant's death.
Siigiiint-ul-Arms Cuuiiday convejud tho
sad news to Senator Edmunds and the laltcr
Issued Iho follow lug notice 1
PRcmitor Kdinuiidt requests nil senator lu
Ibociiylo mid at tbo isemtte judicial y euiif
inlttie rooms this morning at 11 o'clock, to
mule such arrangement" to have tlio Semuto
le presented at lll 1'iuivml olVleo 1'iosideilt
llei.drleks us are proper.
Telegrams of condolence to Mrs. lb"
ditel.8 wcio sent by tho President uud by
inaliijHenators, licprcsontallvos and others.
Tho Vrcshlvtit's telegram was as follows:
Wasiiinotok, Nov. St, 1SH5.
,Vr. 7'. A H-itlilrlr, ln'!laii"iia!l',fiiil,:
Tbo sudden nnd Ininenlnblo death of J'oilr
htisbiiiid excites my .rofntml .ymiiatliy lor
you In Ibis hour of )our went beranflmont,
and I sinectcly mourn llio decease nf ono so
lately iiKMiclntcd with mo in llio uxor, lion of
llio ptonlo's blithest trust, while III" Nitllon
irntirns) lie loss of nu honored eltlKvu mid 11
fulllitlil publlo eel runt.
The reprcsenlnllvo of forolgu govnm
inenls Wero nil notified from the White
House and tllspatchofl sent till over tho
wot Id announcing tlio death.
Theilslng slm this morning found Hags
half-masted nil over the city, and by 7 a.
m. drapers were nt work festooning llio
publlo buildings In black.
TIW LAW OX Till'. HUHJWr.
Sections of Iho ltovlscd Hlittudm lto
Kimllug tbo l'rnslilniit mid Vleu
Tho section of Iho Itevlscd Statutos bear
ing upon this subject Is as follows:
SrcTioN HO. In ca'cs of removal, death,
resignation or Inability of both tlio 1'rnsMont
and Vlco President of tho United States the
President of the Senate, or, It thero li none,
Iben tho Speaker of tho Houso of Hcprescn
tollvcs, for (bo (lino being, shall net as
Piesldent until llio disability Is removed or
a President elected.
Si:c. 117. Whenever the oillco of Presi
dent and Vice President both become va
cant Iho Secretary of Stole shnll forthwith
c.-.tiso a notification thereof to bo mado to
tho Hxtcutlvo of every State, and shall also
causo tho sumo lo bo published In nt least
one of tho newspapers printed In eaeli State.
Hno, HU. Tho notification shall specify
Hint clertotsof a President and Vlco Presi
dent of (he United States shall bo appointed
or chosen in llio several Stntco as follows:
El'lrst If there shall bo tho space of two
months yet to ctuiio between tho dalo of
such notification and tho llrst Wednesday In
December then next ensuing such notlllcii
tlon shall specify that tho cleclora ahull bo
appointed or chosen within thirty-four days
preceding such first Wednesday In Decem
ber. Second If thero shall not bo tho spao.o
of two months between tho date of notifi
cation and such first Wednesday In Decem
ber, and If llio term for which tho President
and Vice-President last In ollleo wcro
elected will not oxplro on tho third day of
March next ensuing, tho notification
shall specify that tho electors shall
be appointed or chosen within thirty-four
days preceding tho llrst Wednesday In De
cember In tbo year next ensuing. Hut If
thero shall not bo tho spaco of two mouths
between llio dato of such notification and
the llrst Wednesday lu Decombcr then noxt
ensuing, ami If tlio term for which tho
Piesldent and Vlco President last lu ofllco
weie elected will cxplro on the 3d day ot
March u(xt ensuing tho notification shall
not specify that electors tiro to bo appointed
As tbo Senators wero leaving tho Capitol
this morning they wero questioned as to tho
probable effect of tbo Vlco President's
death tipcn tho Senate. Thero was a gen
eral disinclination to bo quoted on the sub
The general opinion, however, among
Senators. Members and others appears to be
llmt the most Immediate effect of Mr. Huu
elricks' death will bo to secure a quorum of
tho Senate several days earlier than would
have otbcrwleo boon tho case.
Tho presidency of the Senato Is conceded
tobueoineuli.it in doubt. It. Senator Ed
munds desires that honor It Is undoubtedly
within his reach, but on tho other hand, It
tho rumors ot Ids disinclination to servo
prove correct, tlicro aro many circumstances
operating in Senator Logan's favor.
The fact that ho was tho Vice-Presidential
candidate, and tho further fact
that he has lost his committee positions and
Is unprovided for, inereaso his chances In
this connection. Senators Sherman and
Allison nro also mentioned as possibilities
in tho event of Senator Edmunds' dccllua
tion. ."HcotiiiK nt tlio Cnpltol.
In olcdlenco to the suggestion of tho
President and tho call of Sergcant-at-Arms
Cnuaduy, twenty ot tho twenty-six Senators
now in Iho city assembled in tho Senate Ju
diciary Committee room at 11 o'clock this
Senator Edmunds presided, and tho fol
lowing wero present: Senators Edmunds,
Morrill. Ciillom, Walthal, Pugh. Hest. Har
ris, Allisun, Gibson, Camden, Van Wyckc,
Conger, Morgan, Jones, llcrry, Cockrcll,
I.ognu, Itaiisom, Vuorliees and Dolph.
The proceedings wero entirely informal,
and the only action taken was tlio adoption
of a lesoliitlon authorizing Senators Ed
munds, Sherman, Harris, Allison, Voor
becs, Pugh, Cullom, Gibson, Conner, Dlalr,
Dolph, Camden 2nd Vest to uct us a com
mltico to leave (his city on Saturday to at
tend the funeral.
Senator Edmunds and Sergoant-at-Arms
Canaday wero authorized to mako all neces
sary arrangements fur transportation, ac
ci'iiimodallon, Ac. Tho Senators present
infoi mnlly expressed their grief at tho
death of tho vlco President, but no ad
drtssel wcro delivered or resolutions
Senator Logan, tho defeated Vlco-Prcsi-dentlal
candidate, expresses bis sorrow at
the death of his successful competitor. It
is too soon, in his opinion, to discuss the
probable action of the Sennto.
Senator Gibson expicsscd himself ns in
favor of Mr. Sherman's election to the
Presidency of the Senato.
Mr. Morrison's only comment wass
"Even Vlco Presidents must sometimes
Senator Uumsom remarked : "This Is very
sad, but I know of nothing that can be
An Informal meeting of tho II0U60 of
llepiesentntlves was held In Speaker Car
lisle's oillco to-day and about twenty mem
bers wero proscnt, and among tho members
present wero Speaker Carlisle, Members
llondall, Morrison, lHouut, Coleman, Ward,
Murrisou, Kleluer, Ulase, Wilklns uud Her
bert, Tho meeting being strictly informal and
not having been called no action was taken
evcept the appointment ot a couunltteo to
attend the funeral, and a couunltteo from
Washington to go em n spcclolcaron Satur
day to ri present tho House.
'the committee Is composed of Spoaker
Carlisle, lleprescntatlves It.iudull, HUooek,
Long, Phelps, Hepburn, llroivn, Hryon,
Moirlson, Holman, Herbert, lllout, Har
bour, llewiltand Geddes. All further ar
rangements wero left to this committee mid
llio Seigennt-nt-Arms of Iho House.
'Iho Piesldent and nil of the members of
Iho Cabinet expect to leave tho city by spe
cial Iraln to nriend Iho tiincr.il In Indian-
npolls on Saturday.
Colonel Hughes East, Vlco Prosldcnt
Ilcudilcltt's pilvatu secretary, was at tho
Cnpltol In-day to inform tho Congressional
li mmlttci! that tlio funeral will tako plaeo
In liMlliiiuipiills, on N'oiiday, it it Is possible
to pofect uriaugemciits 111 time, aim It not,
'1 he Intel incut, ho says, will bo rando In
1 In. family lot In Crown lllll coinotery, lu
wlif h Mr. Hendricks' only child is interred
and lu which an imposing monument
Ills cemetery lot, ho says, is lu a roinan.
He and pleturesquo spot in a beautifully ar
iniip.cd cemetery. Tho funeral, ho says,
will bo under tho auspices of tho Congros
slomil committees uud a committee repre
senting Iho Stnto of hullaua.
At tho iVblto Iloiico.
ltwaB a quiet aud a sad ThanUsirlvIng
lhiynttlio White II01110. Thero wero uo
1 idlers, no additional news from lndlnuup
nlls ur.d 110 publlo business was trainactod.
'Iho decorators wcro at work ouuldo put
ting up the cropo ami hunting that must
bund tbo columns until tho day after
l hil num.
a j.irmtAur ahuumuxt.
GnltiK lo l'lsllciifl'K Over tlm MurlM
nf Two i:ciilng I'npnrs.
Two coloi til men wero tho first suppli
cants for Jttstlco beforo His Honor, Judgn
Snell, this morning. John Herbert wns
charged wllh nssaultlng John Cheshire.
The latter swore that they wero employed
by AichUcct Clark at tho Capitol, and thoy
got Into n Unlit over an argument as to
whether Tin: Cmtio or (ho Htnr was tho
Tho fight resulted In Tub Ciimoadvo
onto knocking out thu Slur man. Judge
Snoll said he would settle the mutter us far
os he was concerned by Imposing n film of
(5 to sustain Iho law, but forthusettlemant
of the superiority of tbo newspapers ho
would refer tho gentlemen lo thu reporters
of thu two papers who wcro present lu
A mcdlng of Indiana residents In Wash-
glnlon will ho held nt Wlllnrd's Hotel at 3
p. m,, lo take action In regard to Mr. Himi-
ilrlcl.B'xiloath, and a general public moot.
lug r.t u p, 111. at 1110 same pinco.
CATTXT. AND 1IOHSK OltOAVEIf.
yceoiid Annual Cnmcnllnn Necusslly
nf l'mctliill I.cglsliilliin.
ht. Iinn, Nov. X).-Tlio second annual con
vention nf Hie National Cattle and ilursoflrow
onV Association wax culled to order ill tho Kit
position luildiiig to-iluyby Col. It. I). Hunter,
'there were large delegatl'iiis present from all
lie enlllo-Browlng slates nnd territories, those
fiom f mh, Colorado, and Texas being es
pecially strong. Thcrowcro on the lloor about
no delcgiilos. Tbo rcprent'illou from tlio
iii-teru states wns merely nntniual. Mayor D.
It. frunilHilclluiid nu nddrcu of welcome.
Cen. .1. II. llrlsbln, f, H. A., first vleo prosldou.
of tlio i.ssoi lulloli, rescinded lllllicjly to llio
welcome, ban. Curds, of New York, mjooihI
vicu president, also responded to tho mblruss
or welcome mi behalf of tho eastern wing of
col. K. D. limner, presiiieni 01 mo associa
tion, ihllrcrtd the iinniiiil addroM, In which
lie locoinuiulidod llio couslilorntto.i of the dis
eases uf emtio ; Hie Improvement orbruodi;
Irnnspnrtnttaii: discrimination against ship
pers of live Hock; tbo formation of an Inter
national government commission 10 consider
iho questions of restrictions urioti American
beer In Kiirnpe; tbo necessity of substituting
ionic mechanical appliance to deslguntu cattle
nnd do away with lildc-destrnyhigbmnds; thus
Hie formation nf an especial association of the
llorso Growers' Association ; the. neuessllynl
practical legislation tbtotigli which alone ex
isting loefll trouble! can be milled, and, dually,
the consolidation or the several national assn
ilat Inns devoted to thu cntllo luterclsof the
country. Prof. 11. K. Moore, of Colorado, read
an chiliornpi nper on "Iho Cattle Industry of
the f nib d states."
?r. l.oris, Nov, 21. The National initio and
IIoiM' CroMcri.' Association was ctlled to ordir
lo-dny by ex-Unv. Iloult, of Colorado. A prop
osition lo relcr all resolutions to tho commitino
on n solutions without dubulo was defeated.
Hon. lamer 11. Washburn was lli"ii itilroilucoil
and read a palter 011 llio Chicago live sto-'k ex
rhunge and Its position relative to untlonil
legislation nn the sunject of fontiiglnus dts
cures. Ho spoke brlelly. siugc.llug the up
lHjliiticent uf a national committee lo luster
prnivr national legislation to prot "Ct the calllo
li.diistry.ln nil its brunches, mid then gave way
to Mr. Irtis Coy, of Chicago, who h Id prepared
1111 clnbnrntn tinner nn thoMlhlcrt.
Spiaklug lor llio exchange, Mr. Coy cx-prc-n
(1 decided opposition lo tho aiilinal In
dustry bill us now tu operation us cnleiiluted to
creutu 11 panic lu the cuttle, ludtistri' histoid o!
lasting benefits, Inasmuch ns tbo Industry Is
practically nt tlio mercy of tho veterinarians
u ho are given lo sensnllnnal reports of tbo ex
istence of pleurn-piitiimonta when nothing
more dangerous tbun lung fever, tho result ol
OU'turii.ig,'. is hi sigtit, Tbo speaker oitud
several Instances nr fiir-ronelilng and most dis
astrous panics ereutnl by the stuplll'y nfsj
cnlleilgovcmuent experts. Ho assorted Hint
there bus never been west nf tlio Alleghany
mountains 11 case ofthn'. form of pleuropnoii
lunula which lavaged Euro;' and Australia.,
Mr. Coy proposes no icinedy other than a
recommendation lor uclive measures, such as
disliiiclloii at government expense of diseased
cuttle, sliptitd nny develop.
Col. S. 1'. Cunningham, or Texas, reid a
paper on Texas ond Its lmtmrtawn as 11 cntllo
growing slule, and Its relations with tlio tmrlli
nnd west. It. I. Mc.Minn, of St. I111N ron 1 11
I nper entitled: "Tho commission merchant
his relations 10 llio live stock ludu.try."
1 ho committee nn resolutions or mo canto
comcullou perfected its io.ort tonight. After
oiling iho bureau of animal industry as In
opcrallu', it reciiuimcnds that n coinuilttuo
bo appointed to dralt 11 bill to lio sub
mitted lo Congress In tho nainaof ilioai(o
clntlon providing for tho nppointtaatit by llio
President of the I'nlled States orn cnnimlsslon
of live experienced and practical slo'k
brcedcrs, to whom roll power shall lio glvon
hi tho matter of regulating quarantine and the
treatment of diseases among cattle, ovuu to Hie
extent to the purchase and destruction ol In
Hl'AHKS TlltNEI) DOWN AB UN',
Tbo I.niid Cnmiiilssloncr Overruled by
tho .Secretin'' Onco .More.
A few weeks ago the commissioner of (ho
land olllcc, ill deciding tho oxparto caso ol
l'nlincr, bold that llio land grant of tho Allan
Ho ond l'licillo Itiillroad Company lying bo
iween San Jiernardlno and Sun Francisco, lu
California, n dlstanco of about 2.V) mllos, wis
oid, for H10 reason that tho granting net to the
rail 1 ond company authorUcd them 10 build to
the Pacific ocean, which was reached at 3 in
lltrnnrdtno. The question as to Hie right of
(he company to build Irom Hun llorn.irdlno to
Kan Francisco has been subniltlc'l loji former
nss.tlir.it attorney general and by lilm decided
in the nlllrmalUo. Ill pursuance or that opin
ion Iho land hud been nllhdrawu Irom mar
ket In order Hint the 1allro.1l company sh ml.l
bnvc Its bind, according to the turmi of Iho
giuiit, letiifen Iho-eiwo points.
I'li.m Hie decision lu tho Palmer caso tho
rnilioKd comniiny uiieiiled to llio 'eeietnry,
alleging Ibntlhey hud not been until! 'd of Hi"
leiidenry of the case. Moutnvhll" thu loul
land olheer ill Cnliioniia Inquired if they
siiniild rieelve llllngs from would-be settlers
iq on (be Iruet covered bv tbo grant, lu re
siKUiie H.o coinniiss'.rtner informed hint Hint
ll.e itillng mado In the Palmer caso must bo
the ruic for their guidance. Tht roglster nf
the local oll'.eo therefore gave notice that theso
lands were open to entry.
I no t-ccrcniry 111 ins decision yesicrunj- noius
that, as 110 hearing was ordered III the local
land ollicp, nnd no noilce of llio pundenayof
ibc suit miis given to Hie railroad company by
the land ollleo, beyond the announcement of
Hie del Islnii in Iho I 'aimer ease, and the allow
ance of Icavo to.lllo an appeal, tho former
older withdrawing tho laud should bo obeyed
mil 11 tbo commissioner of tho land mil e
should bnvo rcisirlcd upm the ptluui
of llio railroad cnrupiiuy, setting lorth 111
negkctol Ihudeparliueiit to fiirul-li the ens
Innuirs notice, and Hint rejiorl should ba con
sidered. rnoM 8:0 to lhi'ii a. m. to-morrow (Fri
day) wo will pluco on sulo on eoeond lloor
1111 (Inrk-binwii and black Jersev Cloth
Liking Jackets for (1.85, all sizes,
Jtiflo Contest hi alnrylntid.
flAIIIMoiiK, Nov. 24. A rllli! contest between
len tennis of eluht men each begun ti-ilayat
Old C'uuip Carroll, in ar tbo western oonllues of
llieelte, and will be couilued until tu-morrow
afternoon. The ntleuiruof forli-livo ealth-sr.
The cnntcslanls belong loini!llnr nrgiiiil.iiilu
In ibis city, and to companies from eoautlus
uorlh ol lialliuioie. 1'lie 'all Itegliiieut has
Hie iiiunu?eiiielit of Iho contest, aud it Is ul
irucllng cciikldernble ntlcntioti.
. ' .
Tbo I.csnllon in ltorlln.
An American gentleman traveling In eler-
n. nil) w riles of his vUlt to lie rllu to 11 friend In
this city, uhtng Miao Interesting p.'rson.il
1 1 li.ts uiiout iho legation ol' tlio f nltcd siupm
Here. Speaking of Minister I'ondleton and
ii.inll) beiajs Hint during H.o sir.nuior they
Inve been ul Wnnce, a beautiful suburb of
I'irllii. Mrs. l'etidlelon Is, tin says, "ontlrelv
lltiid for her poslllon : In iilipeftrimoo oxi-eod.
lngls d. guifcd, but not at all haughty in man
ner." He piedlets Hint she will show Hie Iter
Hu social world "Hint America has diatlugno
1,1 1, 1. b, us well 11s tlici." "80 fur as I oan ob-
ine," he adds, "President Cleveland m ido
Iho 61 st inleellon possible to represou' tlm
lulled Plates al 1U rlin, and 1 predict that the
icign nf Mr. and Mrs. Pendleton al ltorlln will
be Memorable In American diplomacy. Thero
tschis 10 be 11 bolter tucllng Uotweeu llio two
ci.uiilrleBuiid governments. '
,. . -
Ocn sale of Hussion llsro MlllTs for fi'le.
will bo discontinued Saturday night. In
consequence of our competitors buying theso
fit 111 ue wo nro compelled to refuse to sell
111010 lhau ono to oach purchaser.
Thero arc 8,000 canvassers for General
UiiU'I'b I oul. .
IIIE KX-SI'EAK Klt'S I.OTAI.TY TO ritlWI
Coiilrsl ror Iho Orflrnof Port, Wiirdoii
Tlm Deputy Hurrnyornlilii Grant
IHoiitiiiieiit riinil Itrooltlyn l'odor.it
Nr.w YonK, Nov. 85. A Plilladelphla
special nays Annuel J. Itandntl stays most of
the tlmo In his summer resldenco nt llsrwln,
n few miles from tho Quaker City, and visits
his law oillco only twlco n week. Within
thu past two weeks It has been hinted
that tho work Is the preparation of a
tariff bill, which will be presented
lu Congress early in tho coining
session, liandall has made several pil
grimages to Washington during tho autumn,
and ho Is believed to be as firmly. Intrenched
In the confidence of tho President ns ho has
long been lu tho esteem of the protection
Ists of Pennsylvania, A tariff Gill coming
from hi tn will, therefore, have a double Im
portance and significance, and will draw
support from both parties. Hmdall will
himself sny nothing on the suhjc t,
In season and out Mr. Itandall has msdo
no secret of lilt, belief that Mr. Cleveland hi
the erne man who must be nominated In
lUfsiff tlm Democratic Jiorty Is to sticeecl.
Ilo lins (nken pains tu Identify himself with
llio administration, and now tho ulininls
tiiitlon niiunitnecs 11 i.chciue ot revantio
reform for n tariff "on a rovenuo
basis with Incidental protection," tho
fnvorlte nhniso In which Itandall has moro
llmn mice unbodied his own creed.
irllnndall can present n bill which noin
inanels tho support of both Mings of thu
Democratic party, ho will then place him
self In n very prominent Jiosltlon.
Tlio cx-speakcr's loyalty to Clcve'anil
may bo Illustrated by casual remark tha
other day. Ho was walking down Chestnut
Bin ct with an old friend, and wns enthusi
astically greeted by another of his ardent
followers as "tho nevxt President."
Mr. liandall smiled good hamoredly,
and. as lie moved away, said to ins com
panion: "Either Clovolnml will sttccood
himself In 18stf, or It will be useless tor tho
Democrats to hold a national convention."
conteht Kin 'nm omen of pout ur Aline.
Nkw Yoiik, Nov. 'J.'. William Lmy
crafl wasathls desk lu tho port wardens'
office to-day wailing fnrannther visit from
Alderman Geo. 11. Sterling. Tlio latter
gentleman, however, did not put In nn njs
pcarancc, uud nbout all that Lcaycraft had
to do was to answer llio questions of mini
crcus reporters who called upon lilm.
It Is said that Sterling has already mado
application to tho attorney general to
bung quo warranto proceedings lu the su
premo court to toss his right to Leayeraft's
pluce. Sterling himself believes that whe.n
thu whole limltcrBV :iM bo laid beforo tlio
filiate his appointment will bo conllnnd
by tliut body. Tho legal points cited yes
terday, ns given by Counselor Dcunloti,
aie regarded by many lawyers as having tin
application whatever to the present isjtio.
Port Warden Hiram Collins, who
for Pearly twenty years has b'"ti
ce.nnectod with tho Now York
legislature, said thin morning that tin
appointment was ptrlrily In accord incu
wiih law, and that Mr. Sterling had n good
title to thu place. Lcaycraft claims that a
similar 1 esc arose two years ago when the,
term of nillconf Land Commissioner Lattlng
expired by limitation whllo the sonsto was
not In session. Mr. Lattlng was appointed
b Guv. Cornell during tho Conkling and
lMntl light at Albany, and In IRSUGov.
Cleveland appointed 11 successor, to whom
he pave a commission. Mr. Lattlng rcfusol
tonlsllcolc, and after consulting tho law
Gov. Cleveland canceled tlio appointment
he had made. Lcaycraft says he has not re
ceived any ofllelal notice that his plaeo Is
Tim nci'fTV Ri-uvnvoiisnii'.
The announcement of tbo appointment ot
lames Overileld to bo deputy surveyor
ami John N W'jnlt to bo superintendent
of tho btirge offlcols said to beprcmaturo by
Surveyor llcatllc. It Is believed to bo n fact
that the names nf thoso gentleman havo
been sent to Washington, nnd lack only t.'o
confirmation of Secretary Maunlng. Col.
Klbbe acted in both copacltios during tha
lust years of his public services. Sliorlir
elect Grunt has decided, so his intlmato
friends say, to appoint but twelve deputies
In his office. This Is les.i than half tha
number that now hold office. Application?
for clerkships have been numerous.
1IIC lillA!.T MOM'MUNT riTNI) ASBOCIATtOH
set n limit nt 11,000,000 bhortly after Ocn.
Grout's dentil. At the end of four months
J1(S),(X:0 has been collected. Tho total thU
morning was Jir.l.l.VJ.tJ. At 3 o'clock -WO
wero sent In, makiiig tho total :100,ia.0'.3.
GOV. HIM, l.KPT Af.UAtOr
yiftcrilny afternoon for Elmlra, whero ho
will remain until aftcrTliauksglvhig. Dur
ing his absence Iho executive chamber Is
being newly enrpctedfand generally reno
Titn-iir.eoKLYN rmiKiiAi. nuiuirxo.
A large forco of men resumed work on
the federal building In llrooklyn this morn
ing. Tlio brick work of tho foundation Is
almost completed, and when tho stouo Is
placed lu position work on tlio Bilrfaca
striieturo will bo begun. Superintendent
Iiiitnn said: "I bellevo Supervising Archi
tect Paldwln recommends :j!i,000,0.)0 ns tho
amount n-iiulred to comnleto tho buildlne;
ns originally planned. That Includes tha
building to cover tbo wholo Blto down to
Adams htrcet. At the recent conferenco In
lids city between tlio supervising architect,
the local congressmen, and myself tho prin
cipal point iiiudo was that it would bo better
for Congress to appropriate at onco an
amount 'nifilclcnt to finish tho building
than mako n small appropriation, and trust
to iiiiure sessions 01 congress 10 ami omer
appropriations. If fJ,000,OOOIs appropriated
this winter, from my experience ns a builder,
I know that tho work can bo completed in
okn. iirmr.Koi'FHird cask.
Tho Oruiid Arinv Wnnts tn Know Why
Ilo IV.. s linlnnvcd,
Tho removal of Hen. Henry 8. Ifuldokopfer
as postmaster nt Philadelphia his stirred up
Hie H. A. It. comrades, and yosterday Hen. Nut
S. l.niie, 01 Philadelphia, culled on tho l'rosb
U nt and presented the resolutions adopted by
ti'iorgo (.. Meade Post, No, t, 0. A. It. Thoso
HKib.iious set lorih Hint "(len. llttldekopfer, a
it iniiii'c of Hint lost, n f nlon soldier, who has
lost tin urni In the service, has been removed
from Hie position 01 lsistmastcr at Philadel
phia without, ns fur ns thoy know, any lust
e.iuse; therefore' they ask tbo President
u l.elhi r. in the ab.euce of charges atlecihig it
woui,d"d soldier's otllelal character or ability,
-ueh removal is not contrary to tho spirit Hint
bn and should pervade- executive appoint
nn nt: also, whether such action Is not con
irur) to Hie direct or unpltod pledges of tha
l'lesidetit o'lcn heretofore mado tin'. In re-iiM.Mil-
fn m ufllce, in tho absence 01' eharrei
or any know n dliiialiilcatlon, tho fict tli.n nu
IhciunUnt has boon an honorable I'nmn sol
dier should wciiih In his rivor siiiUctutit to
oecienme simple political consldeiatuns,
ull oll.or llllngs being equal. They 11b 1 c-k ir
sfaiutors requlreitiuitta have not been v . l.ucd,
and conclude ax lollows:
"Ami! II Itiitlier lioluuivci us as alio.! . I i sir.
and herein we disclaim all po'lilcs and eery
lOlllloKl motive, Hint In the case of our e int
rude, ami nil others llko it. llio wrong ot ro
mottl U uagruvnled be llio substitution ortma
who is not a soldier. 'I his adds to the reilcc
lli.li eonialt.i d In nreinovid "IHioiit e 111 0
ihc sting of di-Tlmlnaitnii against, the s.,klicr.
"It Is not thought (hat vour action Is tho ro
nll ol an unyielding polio). If not. let us pi
llllon you to nioillly U m as not to appear lies,
lilt- lu H.o soldier elemeni. They ought to
have the rights eonferred by law, convey jd III
public ptom'ses, ileiiiiinil'.d by liberal publlo
set tluieiit . M 'ro ihev do not ask.
'Hi.' Ir -Idem said hu would consider tha
is'iit'oii, lut gave no Intimation as o bU
('otoiobiiB Conlonnlal Wnrld'is I'ntr.
mi iM.ns.in, In., Nov. 23. The Chicago
i. nn bus centennial World's Fair aud ICxpu
sii'on t'ouipiiny has boon licensed to Incur
pinnte I v the CeoretUTy of Stato. The c inital
siocl. Is Sl.uco.iso. Tho object Is lo lint l nn
inicrntiltouul exposition la the city of C n 1:0
lu iki.', which will oelobrate iho fourth 1 iituu
idiil ol the discovery of America. At Hie sntna
time It is proposed to oroet a oolossol stutnoof
Cnloinbiis. resting oil a vaulted pedeinl. 111
I cli ill be deposited a history 01 each
tuiniii p ui tipuiing.