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2 1ST YEAH---NO. G,2i5.
WASHINGTON, FRIDAY EVENING, OCTOBEll 12, 1S8S.
PJtJCE TWO CENTS
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Events of Interest in and About tho
WORK ON EASTERN BRANCH BRIDGE.
Ilond Trnusactlon,-llio 1'rosldcnt ntOnk
Tho following storekeeper nnd gangers
weio npiinliitcfl to-doy: Henry Spllmnn,
gmgor, First Ohio Wist riot, lit Ciiirin-.
nntlj Peter Mooncy, ganger, Fifth New
Jersey District, ut New lliunsniclc:
Clmtmccy J. McDonald, storekeeper and
ganger, Sixth Missouri District, ut But
lor. Yesterdny's bond ncccptunccs wore reg
istered 1 l-2s SOl.'t.OOO, 108 1-2. To
day olfciings wero registered 4s, $!),
.'105,000, 128 1-4 to li)0; coupon Is,
817,100, 128 J -2 to 128 7-8; registered
4 1-2S SI, 0114, 000, 108 JI-8 to 1U8 1-2
coupon 1 1-28 S2.000, 108 1-1. Tim
Socio n ry lias given notleo tlint ho will
not ncccpt, until otherwise oidcrcd, any
oiro k hi bonds held as scctnlty for
national bank circulation.
The lcport of Lieut. (Jul. llnlns on tho
Aqueduct lkidgo for September shows
that the only wink In progress dutiiig tho
month wns tho construction of n wooden
sidewalk on the ilown-sticani hide ol tho
Houth npprouch, under contract of
Columbus 1 litmus. Tho woilc was
practically completed at tho close of tho
mouth. j'hc custody of tho rceoiibructed
bridgo was trnnsletrcd to tho Commis
sioners on tl.o 15lh.
LieuU-Col. Ilalns 1ms submitted his
report of tho -work on tho bridgo nciohs
tho Eastern Ilrunoh of the Potomac for
tho month of September. Woilc has
been otn inucd on tho site, of tho bridge
nnd ut tho shops of the contiactors. A
tmnll amount of coping was placed In
pisitlon on the river piers, foundation
piles for picis A and 11 of tho modified
ilcolgn weic driven nnd tho excavation
wus made for tho western abutment.
Tho piers from Nos. 4 to 12 inclusive
nic now complete, ulso tho eastern
abutment, nnd tho pillars In tho rear
of It. During October It is proposed to
construct the foundation for the western
nbu ment, the colTer-dams for piers
A and II and to commence the erection
of tlie bridge and woilc on tho earthen
embankment forming tho eastern np
pioacli will bo ic.sumcd.
Tbo Secretary of War returned to tho city
The l'rcsldcnt did not como In from Oak
Margaret Wlckwaro of Michigan has been
nppolutid to a $000 clerkship In tbo Dead
Tbo following fourth-class postmasters hivo
occn appointed: Spottsvillc, Vn., Claude L.
liarham; Wallace's Switch, Va., David A.
THE POTOMAC PLATS.
About CIO Acres Thus Far ltcclnlmcd
Lieut. Col. Ilalns has biibmitted bis
ropoit on tho woilc of improving tho l'o
tomao Ilivcc for September. Opcintions
during tho month consisted of woilc ut
nnd connected with tho reservoir outlet
peifonned by hired labor ami the forma
tion of embankments by hired dredges.
At the reservoir outlet work on the colter
dnms for the wing-walls on tho up-stream
Ride of the structure was continued; ono
dam ib practically completed and tho
other Hourly bo. Tho four dredges ex
cavated and deposited 00,000 cubic yaids
of material, working altogether 745
hours. Ulds weio opened on Oct. in for
dredging 1,200,000 cubio yards of mu
teilnl fiom tho Virginia and Washing
ton channel, tho dredgings to bo depos
ited on tho lower end pf section II.
There has been dredged a channel
850 to fioo feet vide, ami 20 feet deep,
between Georgetown nnd Gicsboro Point.
Tho Washington cjtamiel has been
dredged to u width of U50 feet and
20 leet deep. All tho material is de
posited on tho Hats, and up to tho
present timo about 014 ncics huvo
been reolaimcd fiom tho oerIIow at
Of tbo 12,000,000 cubio yards re
quired to fill tho Huts to tbo required
lielgbt there has been deposited on them
0,578,000 cubio yuicK
llio probable work for October will
bo at tbo reservoir outlet nnd tho lay
ing of stouo will bo commenced very
early in tho month.
THE COURT ItECOKD-
Court In Cionurat Term Tho ChleC Justice,
.J list Icon Cox unit Merrick.
IcKonzio v.. Underwood ; arjreiod anil
tuibiulttid. ClarKo n. Ilcrnslcln; argued.
t;iully Court JuhUco James.
ilohucad vs. Eslln : Sato (o Haivcy feiiald
lng ratified. Jones vs. Juuos : salo decreed
nnd II. II. Moulton appointed tnibtco to
Special Term ut 1nw JukIIco Ilagnor.
lVallier vs. Lusb3 : domutror to decla
ration sustained and leave In Amoiuh
Amoilcau Cloak fc hult Company vs. Sales;
bill ot oscoptloiiH Glguod.
Criminal Court iIiiHtlearontgoinory.
David Williams; rapo, on lilal.
l'lnod for Ciiiitnmp of Cuurt.
James Quandor, a colored witness In tho
easo of Auuust Ilonnlioetor, liu was yoslor
day lined 105. was lined $20 In tho l'ollco
'i)iut to-day for contempt ot comt In not
nuswmliiR HiimimmA In tho caxc. It
nppcaiwl In llio tilal josteidav that ho
had oltcjcil to stoii lliii jinircciitlim In tho
payinont of monoy by llunuliocfcr.
"The Mlclity Uollnr."
What a significant adjectlvo Mighty I
And what hu alluring bubject Is that "Dol
Everybody wants It, many got it, but fow
can Keop It.
Bright, illusive, tcniptlug prize It wields
a poncr in the community little less thau
Its Influcnco In affairs at Washington and
the-Influence It all too frequently exerts In
matters pertaining to domestic felicity Is
shown to oxcilleut advantago In tho pluy
"1 bo Mighty Dollar" with which tho great
comedians Mr. and Mrs. W. J. riorouco begin
their week's engagement at tho National
Theatre -Monday ovanlng noxt.
Ir, I.eonurd nt Home.
Tlcv. Dr. hconnid, of St. John's V. K.
Church, iptuincd yestcrdny fiom Europe.
Io is looking better thnn when ho -ent
uway, nnd says his vacation was a thor
oughly enioyablo ono. Tho Ohio con
v notion will meet ngiiin net month to
select somo one to llll tho acait bibliop
llo declined by Dr. Leonuid.
Jteglsterod In Now York to day: Jmlgo E.
Vuias. llio Chilian MlnUlei, and II. Jlat
tliltu of tho Chilian Legation, at tho Claren
don; Ponntor Kronnd KimliitcrMvnoc.il, at
tho I'lfth Avonui', and Congressman 1'. A.
Collins, nt the Iloflmun.
Miss Carrlo Hnrrold, daughtor of tho Hov.
Dr llaiiold of 1017 8ivrnt(inth stint notlli-wt-it,
who has hten on an oMeudul Wt to tl o
fumlly of Colonel Curtl. U. r A., at (inv
O'lior's IkIuimI, N Y Hu Imr, .mil In iiltuul
unco at tint in.uil.igi' of lliu d lu.-htui of liin.
t t- 'li'ld, hah letuilicd to tho clt) to lunulu
d li in; tlu h' linn
Ml-s Kate V, Tnmlilo. ltov ')r. .Tohu V
Tilinhle's ili ii!litr. mi I M' Chulim (.' un'l
Sleinof 1'uelilo, L'ul., ir' 111 ill ind ut ( lirltt
(.utiih. Uinigi'lmvii, mi ui ih. y iifUnxxm
'I it I u Id and giiioia luft ni onto foi an i-
tl Ml id u d !T tlllll.
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Fit r Ihi., I' S , w mi mi il at
1 1 ii ot ( i it m.'lu'o pmo iIh, hi A il
nudr'a, lu t ivmili s
EXTENSIVE MAIL ItOBBKKIKS.
A I.nrco Nitmbor of littn'itlu l'ollchei
OpMiird nnd lllllcil.
Buffalo, N. Y., Oct, 12. An cstcnslvo
and bold mail robbery wns perpetrated
during last night by which most of the
arriving mails in this city from all
points were plundered and papers, docu
ments i ml money extracted. When tho
employes of Fulton Miukot arrived this
momlng to opctl tho establishment they
found, strewn about tbo street In tho
vicinity of tho market, a largo rpinntltv
of letters that had evidently been opened
and robbed, 'lhcy collected tho torn
letters which half filled a market basket.
An examination revealed tho fact that
tobbery had been general in clmineter,
nnd covered letters fiom Canada. I'cnn
sylvanla, Now York State, New Orleans,
llpston and nearly every point East,
Went, Noitb nnd Sotilli.
There wcie in tho basket chcoks,
dtnfts. mercantile oiders niit tho usual
miscellany which goes to mnkn up a
business mail. Among other things wcro
.Louisiana lottery tickets. There was n
check found in which its amount SUin.uo
alono remained Intnct; bank dtnfts; a
letter notifying tho enclosure ol u draft
for SI, 404. 24, the draft being misiilng
nnd uumcious letters notifying of tho
cnolostiip of ensh. Among tho torn nnd
soiled pipers wus ulso found u New York
'"i1,"11,' f"'' 3215.30, drawn on (ho Smith
r ',,k: ''f ,' ciry. in favor or Chris. Kllnck,
ot Jlullnlo. It as torn so that tho slc
nuture wns indlsllngulshaMc.
A eliouk for SI4.D0 from tho Nntlonnl
rank of Liwunce County, Pa., in favor
Jno b Dol I, of Ituiralo, wus toin so
that I bo nnm of tho signer was do
streyed. 'Iho thieves hud evidently dls
reg id d ovcrytuing but cah nnd checks
and di.ifts wero thrown us'do after be
ing mil ilatcd. 'Iho lortofllco authori
ties ur invstigatlng tho matter, but
no infoimntion can be- obtained from
them ns yet.
When tho notioa of the robbery was
called to tho attention ol tho Postolllco
insicetor this afternoon ho denied know
ing unvthlng nboub it. "If," said he,
" such a robbery has been committed it
would first bo repoited to tho New
oik ofllce, nnd by them to us. So
far I have received nothing fiom
HITTING THE PIPE.
Testimony of 1'ooplo Who t'utroulrpd
SIiib Willi's Opium Joint.
Sing Wuh, a Chinese Inundryman
on U street between Twelfth and 'ihir
te'cntli, n. v., wns tried in tho Police
Court this morning under tho pharmacy
laws charged with belling opium.
(.arty, a largo robust num. tho picture
oi ncaitii, Htatcil tli.it he hail purchased
opium lrom Sing Wall repeatedly three
times a week, Ho hud been using opium
for siv or seven years. On crots-OMiml-nation
by C. M. Smith. Sing Wall's
counsel, he said that ho had been sent,
to the Grand .Tiny on tho chaigo ol
robbing Sing Wnli of S50 a fow nights
ago, but declined thnt ho hud not tho
slightest feeling ugainst tho Chinaman.
Joshua D. Goodwin, a ivell-dresscd
man, bald that he hud bought opium for
Cody. Tic hnrt used it himself but not
hnbltually. lie tried it several times
out ol cuiiosity, nnd its only cllcct wus
to make him deathly sick.
'Dumas stated thnt lie had purchnscd
opium ut Sing Willi's. lie hn.l smoked
it linlf a doen times for tho sake of
experiencing tho scnation. He always
bought it, howeer, for somo ono else.
Young, un emaciated, withered-looking
man about Toity years old, said that
ho had been using opium for two veurs,
nnd had pur.chased it nt Sing Willi's not,
less thnn twenty-five times, 'llio use of
it dklrnpt maker him drowsy. On the
contrary, ifc made film feel, as lie ex--prc'od,4t.i
"..?urt nilcl lively."
Judge Miller imposed a lino of 930.
An appeal was noted.
CUTTING OFF 'THE WATER.
Nearly 5,000 1'ornonH Wh Iluvo Not
raid Their Itont.
Thoro are about 4,800 persons who
havo not paid their water rent. This is
n larger number than was over boforc on
tho books so loto in tho year. A large
force of inspcctois nro out cutting olT tho
wntei from these premises. This cutting
oil' process was delayed this year longer
thnn usual on account of a delay in post
ing tho books. Thoro Is a penalty of
S2 attached, to the bills of delinquents
nfter tho water is out oil. This causes
much romplnint, nnd all sorts of excuses
uro made to get tho penalty removed.,
Mr. Flntt'fl -liirin'ripnecli.
In his speech on tho tariff yesterday
afternoon Air. Piatt upbraided tho De
mocracy for their hypocrisy on the ques
tion, by bringing forth n practically
freo trmlo mcasuro and then explaining
away its incongruities to tho labor of
tho North, by declaring that from tho
President down they -were not engaged
" in n freo trado crusade." Ho styled ib
In this manner, " Sinco tho day when
Jacob pub on his goat-skin mittens and
stolo away tho birthright of Esau, there
has been no biioh impostuio attempted.
This musquemdo in which freo tindeis
promenade in protection costumes, in
which Democratio monopolists ntfect tho
woikingman's blouso nnd cairy tho
woikingmnn's tin can, is cry striking
and very suggestive. Llko tho Apostle
Paul, they havo determined to become nil
things to nil men, i'i tho hopo that
thereby they may bo nblo to gain some
thing .Tud;o Tlnirmnn'H Dopaituri-.
Judgo Thurmnn spent yesteidny at
Oak Vlow. 'llio President kept him
comiiany until tho Judgo took n carrino
in tho evening, nnd with his son, was
driven to tho D. & O. Depot, -whero ho
took the Chicago & Pittsburg express
for Columbus. When young Mr. Thur
mnn wus asked if ho expected to rotuin
hero beforo tho 4 th of next Mnrch ho
replied : " That's somothing I can't toll.
Muvlio wo will and maybo wo won't;
that will bo settled next month."
Btroudsburi:, Pa , Oct. 13. Tho dead-lock
lu tlio Elgbtti congressional uomocrnuc uon
vcntlon was broken to-day by tho nomination
nt ox-Coucrcssman William Jliuchlur
Northampton County on tho 311th ballot
E. K. Townsend of Valloy Falls, Is tho
Democratic nomlneo for Congress In tho First
Governor Hill of Now York Is billed to
speak to-uleht at Mitchell, lad., and at In
dianapolis to-morrow afternoon.
Hon. Chauncey M. Dcpow addressed a largo
assemblage- at New Haven, Conn,, last night.
Ex-(!ovcinor V. 1). B. Pinchhack was yester
day nominated for Congrcfs by tho Republi
cans of tho First Louisiana district.
Benator Allison of Iowa and Congressman
Herman of Oregon aro annouueed to addr. ss
a Kcpubllian inasvmei'tlng at Hollln's Mark
et Hall, Baltimore, tills evening.
'llio l'i r anil I'ollmi I'lirniln.
Tho I'o'lco and Flro Dcpnrtinuuls of tho
niatrlct of Coliimbli, (u puisuanee of an
Annual custom, will paradu on tho 2'iil Inst
Unas dclred that tbo cobimn should bone
coiuiMiilid by n hand f muile, hut tlio I om
uifliiiiiTH tliiil tlicy liuvo no fund fiom which
tlio nccessiM i!ii'iimh ciuild lupiM, 'lhcy
h ivo n.ki d for the tit-o of llio Marino iliiud.
i:iiiii-ii si,noiii' Col potion,
Kiiflgn W. K SulTiu.l, U a. Niny, haslucn
orili'rul to tint) at Anntipci'ls m lustiuctnr in
ti modern luuiru igos Holms jnui nturiud
fniin i ilip'o iisirs' i rulw In 1'uellle waloiv,
whvrvlo ''lie t"lniun rum Imius of deep- J
I u in hlh MiuilllU; imi.uri I s, and also oh
t. 'eii mum rt hotamul kiucIiui'iih fimii
t on i nl i on li'i .uuni' nf b i li weio oi tin I v
ii.i linii k turiiftitlii e I ro luheulou ocr
to the sm goiilau Institution.
JN CONGRESS TO-DAY.
Discussion of tho Tariff Bill Continued
In tho Sonato.
THE STAHLNEOKEIt REPORT ADOPTED.
Uolmlo In tho Ilouno on tlio Nlcnrnicua
Less thnn n docn Senators wero in
tbo Sennlo Chamber this momlng when
tho day's session opened.
Alter tho leading or tho journal of
jesterdaj, which was dellglttltilli short,
and the presentation or a couple or prl
Mito bibs nnd u favurablo teport front
the Printing Committee on tho icsolu
tion to print 12,000 copies of Mr. Hole's
Chll Seivlco llcfoim tepoit mid 5,000
copies of tho testimony tnken beforo
bis committee, Mr. Cliaco resumed the
discussion of tho Turin bill.
Vhen Mr. Chaco had concluded Mr.
Dolph dliectcd u (iiicstion at Mr. Alii
son as to wiiat lib position had been
made of coal in the Semito bill, thcro be
ng u ileal of intetest muiilrestcd on this
point by tho iwople or the liolllo const.
Mr. Allison lcplled that tho bill us
printed included coal among the uitl
oles plared on tho fico list. This was
erroneeus. for the committee bellovcd
thnt it tho dtit.v wus not to rcmuin ns
now It should be slightly inct cased.
Mr. Call then made n speech. on tho
bill, devoting his attention to n lefutu
llon or tho attack on tlio Mills bill ns
being u " rice Undo measure.
Messrs. Uarncs, Stoclidale, Anderson,
IJowlund, Osbotne McKenna uud Holmes
wero granted leaves of absence this morn
ing. At tho picsent rato or iouc
giuntlng tbeic will bo piactlcally no
House to adjourn.
Mr. .Tnckson, of Pu., nsked that Mr.
Cheadle bo given ten elavs leave, as lie
desired to visit his constituents. Tlio
reuuesb wns gtuiucd.
Mr. Stone, of Kentucky, presented tho
conference lopuit on tho bill to pay tho
Fourth or July Claim uud it wns ndopted.
Mr. Whitthorno asked unanimous con
sent to set apait tho 12th day of Decem
ber Tor the consideration ol tho llouso
bill known ns tho Ntnnl Ik-sen c bill.
Mr. Kllgoro said he did not llko to
obiecr, but ho felt thuto not to do so
would place him under tho ban. Ilo
would not llku to mako nny discrimina
tion. Mr. Whitthorno tried to renson-with
Mr. K'llgoie, who snid that if it weio
tho unniiimous desire or the House, ho
would not -object. Hut, tbo lcmnst wus
cut oir by Mr. Tnylor, of Ohio, who Eiild
Mr. Ilieljnrdson, Troiii tho Committee
on Piinting, scented tho p.is-nsu of tho
joint resolution providing for tho pi lut
ing or the llrst uud second iiiinuul lcpoit
of tho Commissioner or labor; also of
tho joint icsolution ptoviding for tho
piinting of the iigiieultuinh report for
1888 nnd tlio robolution to piiut 0,000
copies of tho repoit of tlio DJiector of
Mr. Uichaidson nlso called up tho Scn
nto bill to peimit the printing of Govern
ment publications on piivato ordeis.
Tho bill was vigorously opposed by Mr.
ruiiiuhur, nnd to save time Mr. Itich
urdson withdrew it und called up nnd
bud passed tho bill providing for the flx
Tug of tho number of bound and un
bound copies or tho House .Tournul nnd
As u mutter of privilege, Mr. Ilico,
chuirmau of tlio spccluL committee
charged with the investigation or tho
Kelley resolution, charging Mr. Stnhl
neckor with conduct unbecoming a Mem
ber, in connection -with the Xibiniy
building, tailed up tho report exoncr.it
ing'MV. StilhluecUcr, which wus read and
Mr. l.unhum said tlint in view of tho
ruct that Mr. Taylor, ot Ohio, and sev
eral other members bad given notice that
no further legislation could bo enncted
this session, ho would not muko tho
usual motion to go into Committee of
On his motion it wns agreed that when
tho House adjourn to-dny, it bo to meet
on Monday next.
Mr. Hooker wanted the House to con
tinuo con idei.ition or bills on the pil
veto cnl ndur ns wus done last Fiidny.
Mi. O'Neill, or Pennsylvania, mado an
appeal to Mr. Lanliiuu not to adjourn.
Ilo said il. was hard to cut oft tho mem
bois who hud been on hand each Fii
dny, waiting for their names to bo
ieuch"d, niul Just when tho nnmes would
bo (ailed, to ndjouin. Ilo had u bill ho
snid, in which his constituents wero
deoply interested, and ho would llko to
havo nn oppoittinity to call it up.
Mr. Linh.un snid ho could plnco thu
lespnns'bfllty where it belonged und
would mako tho motion to go into Com
mittee of tho Whole, which was agioed
to with Mr. llogcis, ot Arkansas, in tho
Mr. Dunn called up ns uuflui'diod busi
ness the bill to incorporate tho Nicara
gua Cnnal Compuny, nnd Mr. Fuller,
having withdrawn his point o! older,
was iccogntocd to speak on the bill.
Ilo said it was a fiaud enterprise to
connect tho Atlantio with tho Pnoille,
but ho ronsidi'ied tho bill loosely drawn,
und olleied an amendment providing
that, tho Dircotois. with tho appioval
ot tho stookhnldcis, could adopt regu
lations and by-hiWh. but no change could
bo mado in tlio by-laws except by a mu
joiity of tho stockholder at a special
meeting to bo called for that puipose.
Mr. Dunn, who has chnrgo of tbo bill,
mado iin able argument in favor or tho
bill. Ho pointed out tho benefits that
would ucciiio from it in a commeiolal
sense to tho United Stnlos, mid said tlint
a bill that would so incieaso our shipping
interests ought to pass.
Mr. Hyun wns inclluert to opnoso tho
bill. Ho thought it was n scheme to
mnko tho peoplo pay 'ii tribute to n
Mr. Stookdalo concurred in nil thut
had been said legnrding tho advantages
to bo derived from tho construction of
such ii'cniial as pioposcd. Ilo was in
favor of it ; but bo doubted seiiously ns
to tho collections of Nlcaiagun to tho
projectors of tho canal, holding thnt they
bound tho compuny to nobody in par
ticular. Thoro was nothing, ho sold, to
prevent tho compuny from selling out
Its concessions immedlntoly to any gov
ernment ib might choose.
Mr. Dunn tend fiom tho articles of
concessions to bhow that they absolutely
prohibited the soiling of tho shares of
the company to any govornment what
ever. Mr. Stcckdalo replied that such pro
hibition did not prevent tho selling of
tho shares of tho company to uny per
sons or corporations.
Huvliig been Interrupted u number of
times bj mombeis. Mr. Stookdalo ex
pressed surpilso nt wiiat ho styled tho
impatieiifo of ceitaln membcis in icgnid
to the bill nnd Mid H tho bill p.ibMMl
In th C'onaie-.s it would bo u " child of
On motion or Mr. Lauham at two
o'clock it was ngiccd that all goneral
di'b.Uo oloso uud tho bill be considered
under tin llve-mlnuKs liile.
The nun mini nt of Mr Fuller was ndontid
bv a vntonf twetitj-t'into tocl.dit. Ml I'ur
ner made t'jo point of no qu nun anil on mo
tion ut Mi l.anham the committee uiose.
Tho Sonnto lIlHlrlut i'niiiiuKlKO.
'JV-ilny vu.s tho legulav meeting d.iy
i f Iho S nut. Dist let t'oiumliteo, but
iwing to l ne Iin k of a quotum llio
inroliug was not laid. This muiio stnio
i ultnli . h.is ox I ted for several weeks
ami, uo 'to the fnot tliuti than mo se-
ml mutt is ol liiipoiifiuoj to thu Dis
trio', u nliltig notion, theio Is mi possi
Ml ly f mi actum biiug taken at this
'iho following uiciubcrb o tho commit
tee, constituting u majority, or quorum
Ihercol, nro nt present out of the oily
tuning an uclive part in Hie tumpilgni
MrsiM. limns, Vniio, Duniul l'liuixnor
uud Ulddleberger tints lealng Messrs.
Ingnlls, S miner 'incc and FurtvI'H ns a
helpless minority and thorc'o, cheeking
nil attempt nt commlttco action on Dis
Now Hcnrco lu tho Honnto,
All bleu of tho intensa dullness thnt
pervnded tlio Scniiti) wlug ot the, Capl"
tul o day may bo ga mil from the 10
tnu k mado by a dis liigu'lshed news
lapor mini, who said that, news avuh
milIi a scaico nrtliiio ho "tUt-iiht bo
weti Id havo to llll s-puco with tho chap
To-dny's Senslon of tho Convention nt
Wiiti;lt At, JI. Church.
Tho Hist day's session of thrjSi;veii
centh Aniiuul Concntlon of thu NVoiiioi'iV
it'oielgn Mlsslonury Suelety wns hold
at the Wnugh M. H. C'iiuich yestorduy.
Mrs, r, A. Crook piesidcd, and tho
chureh's pastor, llev. J. A. Price, nnd Mm.
I). A. Tiltun m.uto nddiesscs of welcome, to
which Mis. P. J. Jlattl'O icsponded for
the delegates. Theio was li debate) on
the Milue and uses of mite boves and
aulilarics. In tho oVcniug Miss
Fisher, .. inlisionary, und' Mr. Hayes,
The chinch wns neurly luilf Illicit with
Indies this mo lilng wheu the dovotioual
oxcrcises under dllcctloti of Mis. Fowler,
ol Jltltitnorc, wer-o begun. Mis. Ilellly
Tho dovotlonnl exercises lusted nn
hour, urter which tlio sccrcliny, Mrs.
Clinton Moigait. read her mlnutiM.
Then Mrs. llumilton, of Haltlmoie, read
her lcport as tieusiircr.
Mrs. Ilamiltou'H report fdwwtf thnt
during tbo iear tho total receipts wero
SU4:il.UU. 'Iho disbuuements wero S8,
liflli.Til uud thut 1,1122.82 aro now in
the ticasuicr's Junius. tl
Of S8,7l Hent to. foicign mirslon
nry woric Si,7:i7.7.t wont to India ;' Si, -UIO
to Chum; $1,7(1.') to Japan; felioo to
Comi; 102 to Kumo, Italy, and 3850
Mis. isabclli! Hart then nnd hor re
pint, us eoaispouding secrctuiy lor tho
yeur. Tho suinm.irics ot the letters ,lio
bad leooiVed fiom worker.-, in tho mls
slonury Held wcies encouraging, null
sh Aveil tho l.oed of more missionaries
uud iduwi iounl futilities.
There uio now 5,81 1 membcis of tho
society. Tho ciicul.itiou ol Hie oig.il,
the Htatben Woman s Pricnd, lias diopnvd
1 oil to 701. TheiiMuc 14 j iiUMllailcsiind
live lire mcmbeiA Mis. J. lluyes, tlio
piosldunt ol iho Woman's .Mlsslonaiy ho
clcty of tlio M. 11. Church, thou rend her
lcpoit of the London MlMIoiiuy Conlel
cnec, to which she was a delegate last
Juno Mrs. lluyes is u plcinnnt-reatuied
motherly-look ng oid lady willi wlilto
huir, nnd lead her lcpoit Kifldly ami
pleasuutjy. Her sou is n member of tlio
.Muijliiul L gblutuie.
Her desciiption ol the meeting and of
English mannois us she saw them ut tho
Karl's eeecpUon to tbo Miafionuiii's, was
intci eating, und elicited (oiusideiublc
!lli rt nltcnioon's session was devoted to
a discussion ol tlio lherur ' work ot tho
soclitj , iind methods ol ineicnsingthe cir
culation ol tho Hoatlu'ii Woman's F.lend.
Tho leport on tlio contingent fund, Miss
U. Atkinson's paper on "Ihe Afteiuoou
or tho Nineteenth Century with Its Open
ing Tor Missiontuy und Woman's Work"
and its discussion, tho rending or " As I
Ilnvo Loed You," by Miss K. Rellly, nn
adiUcss by Miss Fisher and elections and
'Jhc llnul meeting will bo held tins
THE ADJOimXMKXT QUKSTION.
A llaio Ouoruin ol llio ; Somite Iteiiuilning
- To ilo IIiimIiichs
Tho feeling this morning was that Cou
gress would udjouiu aino djo on Monthly;
'I'liero nlo no now di;volopmeuts on the
Sonato side to-day. 'Mr. Allison ven
tuies no opinion us to adjournment or,
recess. Mr. Cockicll thinks It highly
piobable that Cougiess avIH not be in ses
sion this diiy week.
The oodus continues and nlrcndy
thiity Senators have lolt tlio city, us
follows: Messis. Blacliburn, Blair, lllod
gctt, Howen, Butler, Chandler, Colquitt,
Daniel, Kdmuuds, IJviuts, Faulkner,
Fiye, Gibson, Ooimun, Harris, 1 1 curst,
Iliscock, Kennii, .MePheison, Morrill,
Piiddock, Palmer, Plumb, Quay, Uld
dleberger, S'ibiii, Sherman, Stanford,
Stewuil, Stockluldgc, Tuiple, Vance,
Mr. Ciillom leaves for Illinois to-night
nnd to-morrow Messrs. Jones, of Arkansas,
and Mandcr.son, le.ivo for their respect
ive States, and Mr. Beck is uutiblo to re
llurn at this session. This will lcduco tho
uttendunco to thirty-nine, which is n
quoium to conduct business, but that is
likely to bo biokcu very shortly by some
member -who is over ambitious to break
loose from cougicssionul cares to nsslst
in shouldciing tho burdens of the canvuss.
THE AqilEDUCT IXVKSTiq.VTIOX.
Lluiili'imnt Toniihoml Itnports tho Itesult
or Ills i;uiiilimtlonn,
Lieut. Townsend has mado a report,
to Maj, Lydccker upon his investigations
into tho uqucduct work. The masonry
pitching between tho brick nrch and tho
walls of the excavation ho llnds to bo de
fective. The work dono under tho in
spection of O'Brien, ho snys, is ciimiuully
bad, and thut dono under some of the
other inspectors Is found faulty. Tho
deleotlvo woilc disclosed by his investi
gutiou, tho Lieutennub declines, cun bo
repalicd at compimitively small expense,
but ndds thnt a moio extended cxaminn
tion will bo lequiied to nscertuiii nil tho
bad woilc. Lieut. Townsend says that
Ids Investigation wns simply of a pre
liminary character, and he lccommends
tho appointment of tin expert to continue
tlio cMimlnntion. " A single picco of de
fective woric" says tho lepoit, "casts
iUririilt, mi tho out Iro stiucturc. uud
oveiy foot of tho lining of tlio tunnel
should bo most cnrorully examined."
milllonulro Flood Htlll AlUc,
San Francisco, Oct. 12.-A later cablo
gram received Into lasb night sajs Mill
ionuiio Flood is not yet dend, ns wus ie
potted, but ho Is veiy low, und his death
is expected at nny hour.
. ... i .
AT THE HOTELS.
Gon. Willis, of London, Knc , Is at Worm
loy's. August Adair, of fit. Louis, is at Cham
bcillnrs. Dr. L S. Claik and wife, of l'lilladel ,ila,
aro at Wlllaiil's.
Dr. and Mis. V. II. Koss, of llrooliljn,
aro at tlio Ai Huston.
Prof. Coppco, president of tho Aztco
Club. Is at riiaiiibeilin's.
A. J. Todd, u woll known mouibcr of tho
Now Yoik bar. Is at Iho AilhiKton.
rhailc? V. McKvima mill Jolin O. Shoo
iiinlkO.1, nt l'lltsliuig, aro at Wlllard's.
Olios. II. Lawrence, of Vlilc.ipo: . O.
Justus, of Now Yoik. nnd W It. Ilmr, ot
lloton. mi) at llio I'.bbllt. l
1'. r. Halo, and W. 11. Ijiu, of Now Yoik.
and .Mr. and Mis. C. O. Tlillllps, City of
Molen, aio at llio AiHiiElon.
It. L liowlijr, of Now Yoik: (3. A. Ton
Iirnrlc. of br. Liuls. and V. H. itnvoc, of
hin runilHcn, mo at W'ofinlel '.
Jos, ltalitl nrd wife, ut l,eniiWvanla;
C II Vlnlo aid wife, of Now inli, uml
('. L biimnii niul wife, of ow Ymlc, mo
ut tlio KIrip.
H. 1'. Flinch. Tray. Now Yoik: J. F.
Pea.e. llo-toiu 11. 1 Ailihy, Dcliltano, Vn. ,
Jo. e). Jonn nip, Now Yoik. and Win. C.
lluutlL-i Will) III-: W. Viu. Bit) lit
II. D. M'-lutjio. seeiotniy of tlio llmolilyu
and th Natliin.ii .Imli -l Olub -ol II" "in
Now Yoik; W. 11. Tliouuw. Tdlulali, On ;
I N'clnuin, Now Yo.lt: Jill) er 1 llunii'r,
rimli'iu: anil r. II. Uiown, llosiou, aro ut
SOME ELECTION WAGERS.
What tho Local Feeling is Over tho
A NUMBER OP SMALL BETS PLACED.
A South Cnrollim Siiorllnir 5Inn AVko
AYnntH to rut up $50,000.
Political belting is rather slack hoik
I" Wuslilngloii. It is safe to say that not
$70,000 of local money has been wagered
ngulnst local money on tbo result ot tho
ensuing Presidential oleollon.
I'liero beems to be plenty of money
about walling for lukeis, but tho pro
Miietlve bettors when they meet nic
iilmost itiMirlably unnblo i;n ugrco on
odds. For Inslnnce, nt Sohirl's uu ten
Ing or two since, a young sporting mnn
wanted til bet SJ50 to 00 thut Har
rison would be cltct.'d nnd ollered to put
up Ji'JO or It oil the spot. Or course-no
one touched the proposition.
Neither will bettors ghe nny consider
nblo odds on Cliwolnnil. 'J he oilier uvcu
Ing ut Shooninker's two business men,
one a Democrat ami tho other u Kepubll
inn, mot, nrd '., was thought (hut u bet,
would iimu'ii, li both mcr hud money
icudy to put up. Tho Hopubllcnn olTered
S825 to SI, 000 on HuiTison's election.
The Democrat had tho 81,000 in his
pocke' and wns liiuly to bet, but hu
wuiiled bctlor odds S000 ut least lor
his thousnml. Hut ho couldn't get it,
nnd no bet was made. There bus been
lots or Democratic money olTcrcd nt
Khoomakei's, but not at suillclcnt odds
to attract takers.
A couple or bets of 31150 und S&0,
ccn, hno been mlido nt Miller A:
Jones's, bill they weio between ft lends,
lie II her of whom stuck for odds. Tlio
bets wro on the general icsiilt.
At Chumbcrlin's theio has been but
little election talk and none, of it litis
been bunked by money.
At llugcity's u bet of a SI 00 to S7S
that Ilurrlsoil would cmiy New Yoilc
was olTcrcd and not taken bcuiuse no
ono with S7" to bet was in the place nt
the time. Doubtless, though, If the gen
llemiin still wants lo plaoo ills money
th's way ho can icndlly beucennimod ited.
U, "'Iho Sidcboutd" lust night n
Washington business mun who has
rlmwii himself to bo ono ot the shtewd
cst political bcttets in the city ollcrtd
tlio iniiowing bets nnd it is announced
lhcy can be bud for the asking uny timo:
Si 00 to S.'OO tlint Michigan goes Demo,
emtio; 3100 lo sOO thut, ludmti.i goes
Democratic; SI 00 to So thut New Yoik
feocs Dcmocinlln; iAcn lnoncv thut
Cleveland Is elected; SlOl) to J200 that
California goo-, Dcmocr,itlo; fcoOO even
Hint Orant beats Hewitt in tho New York
A Western mun litis already secured u
piece or the Callrouila proposition.
A well-known I1 sticct business m.n
is oUcring money on Ilnnlson's election
in nmeuiils of trom Si 00 to 310,000,
but so lln( us is known ho luis not j-ct
lilaccd any lingo bets.
A Western nuin witli SI 00 to bet on
Iluni'-oii wus sent from tho Kbbitt to
Shooinakei's Tuesduv and told thut ho
could piobublv get bis money covered
there, but he didn't show up at the latter
place. Hu would piobably have been ac
commodated if he hud. as a great deal or
Democratio menev has been olleied lit-
lots or peoplo in thut piuco and not
It seems odd though thut tho West
erner could not pluco his bet on Iliirrison
when the Democratic Vlce-Picsidcnti.il
nominee was in tlio snine house.
An odd sort of n bet was mado in one
of tho street cur burns recently. Tho
he! was between two drivers. vThe piop
(wltlon is that the loser shall gio liis
ovcicoat to tho winner nnd not replace
it, dining tho winter. Tho loser Is go
ing to havo a -very chilly timo ot it
on the fiont platlorm of his car, tills
winter "without nn overcoat.
In Bultimoic theio is some lholy bet
ting being done, and ft good deal of local
money is being placed tbcio In large
aniountf.. One wus a bet of SI, (loo cen
on tho general result. Another Wushing
toninn olleied n Baltimoio paity by tele
graph to bet Si, 000 to S000 that Close
land would bo elected, but tho Balti
morenn would only oiler $825 and the
bcjl was nut made.
Ycutciday a Washington-Baltimore
bot of $2,000 to S1.800 was mado on
Cleveland, iho AVashiugton man taking
the long end
But one ol the local bookmakers is
mnkiug a book oti the election. Oiw
of them said this moining that, ho had
iiuyer bet on an election but once a
single bet of 51,100 yens iifeo. He said
ollce, will sell the pustcbourdb which
will bear the Inscription " Admit
belirer." In ono coiuei ot tlio ticket
Is a picturo of Cleveland and in tho on
hc believed in a man sticldng to his
business. Betting on elections, bo said,
wus what knocked tho Now Yhrlc book
imikei s out tight years ago. They weio
hit hard by the llayes-Tildcn election,
und never got over it. 'Iho hoises, he
said, v, eie sport enough for him.
A telegram was rcccied by a Wash
iiiKtonian lust night, infoiming him thut
his! oHei or S500 to S12G thnt Harrison
wiiuld eurry Indiana had been taken.
The money is in bank.
Air. Wall, (he bookmaker, has been
looking for locnl eleotlon both ever sinco
thci uomlnutiuus, but ho has placed but
llttJo money witli locnl iieople. Ho says
that ho hasn't 5,000 ot locnl money iu
his book on tho election.
Vest aduy he bet Finnlgnii, through
Miilioney A; Co. in U.iltimoie, 31,800 to
S-',poo on Hiiriisou, und $1,000 oven that
llnriisou would cairy Iiidiauii,
llaltimoro people nro betting lively sinco
Senator Goimun's visit tho other day.
The, Senator tis Cleveland stiong, and
L'liiiilguu is umoiig tho people who uio fol
lowing it. Ho is a liiend of Eugene
lliglKiiis, und was ono of tho llrst to get
the Senntor's tip. Yesterday n New York
meniber of Cougiess bot with llookmiiker
Vall SU75 to SS00 that Harrison would
cuiiy New Yoik und Connecticut, und
S25i to S200 thut Hmrisoii would cuiry
lndiaua. He could huvo got ocn money
on tlhls Inst If ho had looked for it to-dny.
'1 ho Critic, by tbo vuy, wns this
in on nl ng utithorbid to announce tho fol
lowing propoailions, uuy or till
Kiist-8200 even that Clovoluud will
Second SI, 200 oven that Clc eland
will enny New Yoik.
hiid S200 con that Ohnolnnd will
mttil Inmnti i-lin nnlrn tlifAn nrmu
csitiens does not wish his namo printed,
but ho has put up un earnest sr0 nnd
is ujixious to hit.
Llust week u stock broker hero in tho
eityl nuthoried a friend to bet, S2.500
that, Cleveland would enny New York
or that Cleveland would bo ie-eleoted.
Thci recent, turn In New York politics,
howicvor, led him to withdraw this oiler
tcmbonnily until things settlo down u
littlfc. It is probable that tho pioposl
tionl will bo opened again In u few dny.
M. Wall is olfering S75 to !?100 thnt
Now Yoik will go Hopubllcnn, even
money on Indiana and SI 00 to 300 on
Cleveland Ho sas peoplo uro afraid to
bet, .and the only local bot ho has booked
on trt'hiud was a $20 bill at 4 to fi.
Apout $1,000 has been bet with him
by Wiudiiuffton peoplo on Hariison.
Niw he is ofteiing 12.' to 3100 that
Coin nutieut gies ltcruhllcuu. Most r
the lotting is oi, citl.er tbo geneial re
sult or on Indiana. People seem to bo
afraid or New York all aicornl.
The resti t ol a caiolul icsume of tho
Iom,1 betting by Critlo reporters indj
iut. nothinn.but the entile iiiiceituintv
i.ti t whut the result ot tlie olectinu
Thoinus Finley. wealthy spoiting
mnn ol l luuhstou, S. C, hasheiit, to this
tily ,ono to bo bet at odds of $1,000
lo S000 that Ilarrinon will entry Indlnna.
Ho wvlt"i tluit. hu littcnds lo put tip nt
lenst' sno.ooo on llnrrlsnu. ITiiiley losl
niitrly SI l,0i tour .enpuio on iilnino
lb: .nuts to fob epn.
TOO Ti:itltlHIir. TiMVI TNESS.
Homo of tho Si cues ur t o Itcioiit I.cblgh
Scninton, Pu, Oct. 12. Wnli er Me
NichoU, oT the .Scranion postofllce, gives
the following tlirillliignccoiinl, of his 0
peilonee lu tho Lehigh Volley dlsuslcr
on Wednesday night:
" I was mi Iho tialti follow lng tho one
thut was run into, sitting in u cur about
Ihe mlihllo of the tram The llrst I
know or the nccldent wns the sudden nnd
ticmendous Jailing of (he train. It
wus then iibottt 7:ir o'clock. Two en
gines weio pulling the tialu mi which I
wus. As soon us tlio crush oec.ini'd tho
people who Mlled the bind tiiilu ut mice
lushed for the doors. The lam wus
fearful. 'Jhc teoiilo went nut of the
windows poll incli. uud Ihe llrst I mW
wits' the fm ward engine of our train i
JiUnmcd tight Into tlie hind couch of the i
"Tho curs hud tnken lire from the
broken lumps, but tho itnnics wero
quickly extinguished by the use of buck
els. The scenes wen fearful. Ibidles
Wi'lo wedged In between tho Peats und
iiinntur the broken llmbci". One mutt
wns held down by the dome of Iho en
gine on our train, which hud ciuslir-d
upon him. Another hud tried lo eseupe
by the windows or the car, but wns In
llio crush nnd tlie life squoocd out of
him. He wns pinned between tho Um
bers. Otlieis weio moaning mid crying
most pltcously. St rum hum tlio engines
scalded seveiely nil those who weio held
down by the broken scuts uud cur lim
bers. " I do not think theio wns one In tho
lust car ot tho front train who escaped
nlio. My sister Kntie, Mugglo Cannon
nnd my Inlhur were among those in tho
Ilrt train, und, or coitue, my thoughts
nt omo went toward my own lelativts.
Hut In tip excitement It was impossible
for ino to trie them until neiiily uu
hour had elaiscd. 'I hen I found my
futlier, who wus liijuied nbuut tho legs
by IHiifc caught between thu seats, and
my slst'r, who had sulToicd fimn senilis
about the iaoc and hnnds, from tlio cs
cuplng sUum. Miss Cannon was badly
In ur d, mnlnly from stnlds, und II, wns
not though) ut the time that she would
locovu' .Too Cniinou was nKo In the
suit with his sister und my sister, but
ho got oil with u Aety slight scratch.
"On uveiy ban willing persons were
ut wojk rescuing tho injuicd, cutting
uway tlie wicck nnd inking the peoplo
iiwuy to be cured foi. The humid wiir loo
teiilblo to witness, nnd u thrill of honor
pushed thioiigh me to endeavor to detail
Tho Kev. Father J. V. Moyliin, lector
of St. Peter's Cathedral, who touched
tho scene or tho nccldent shortly after
the collision makes the following stulc
nient: " I saw ono little endet who hud met
his fato in this win with his hands
clasped together us if in piajcr, and
clutched ciose to bis tcinpcranco badge.
Sever d had their limbs chopped oil iu
Iho elfort to extricate them, und lu tho
bri.iklng ol mis with axes some per
sons won istiuck on the he.id nnd
killed. The number of bodies placed
on the special train to como up the vnllcy
this evening wus fifty-seven. Onu body
wns round ncross the liver niter the
train stn.ted, and four others died In
tho hospituls, making the total number
ol deaths ut present si.xty-tAVo. I con
sider tlio accident a criminal piece of
lcclclessness,"' milled Father Molan,
"nnd the conduct or the compinv's olll
ciuls iilteiwuid cruel und leprclieuslble.''
A Keviuw ol n Yciir'i Work lu Sevrrnl
Attorney for tho Distiiot A. G. Tliddlo
1ms submitted his unnuiil ropoit for tho
Inst liscnl year. He gives a list of tho
principal cases tiled in tlio Supremo
Couibs nnd the disposition of the sumo.
In tlio Supremo Couit of tlie United
States two eases of especial importance
to tho District wero disposed of. Tlieio
wero IHI) cases dually disposed or in tlio
Supremo Couit ot tho District or Colum
bia. During tlio same pciiod J. 12 new
(uses weio instituted to which the Dis
trict, nnd Its olllcers were parties. Or
these 51 wero suits at law uud tho others
The number of cases tried in the Police
Couit was 8, l!!0, convictions wero bud in
7,770, dismissed, 108, continued, liit
suspended, 110, not pios, 1)1. The
ntnouiit of fines imposed was s'l'J.Iirid.
Superintendent Slinllciibeiger, of tbo
Itcrorm School, has submitted his iinuuiil
report to the Commissioners for tho last
fiscal year. The number ot boys le
cclved since tlio oignliintinn of the
school was ,:i02. Tho aveiugn ago of
the bovr, was thirteen ycais. Theio weio
0 deaths. Of the hoys admitted ltl were
commiltcd by the Supremo Comt 42 by
tho L'olltu Couit und 10 by the picsidcnt
ot tho boaul or tuistees. 'I'liero weio
l.rG in the school at, the beginning of the
year, makiim a population or 221. The
number disclunged during tlie jour wus
'Oti. Tho general health of the inmates
or tho institution wits good.
FIXAN01AL AMI COMMKIIGIAIj.
Tho Stoulc uud Money MnrKft.
NcwYork.Oct. 12. Money 2J:i perct. Lx
chango quiet; posted rates, lSfJIS,J; actual
rates, !844S11 for sixty dajs, iiud48S(a,lSSi
for douand. (lovcrnnients steady; currency
0, 121 bid; is coupon 127$ bid; -Gsdo., 103
Tho stock market opened dull, but firm, and
iu the enilj dealings advanced I to 1 per cent,
on n moderate bujlng. Aftor tlio first call tho
market became excessively dull and tho early
advanco was whollj lost by mlddiy. Iho
marUot at tho present writing Is Luiely steady.
Only 50,000 shares wero sold dining tho
1 p. m pt lees V. U., S3J; N. Y. C. 103J;
N. J. C.,00; HI. 0., 118; OhloC, SOJ; N. 1'.,
!J l'fd, Mil; V, 1'., ()2;Mo 1'., bH;Tox
2t2; O. 8., 551; D. t II.. 118J; I)., L W 1124;
Lrle, 20J; L. &., 102J; L. 1",. . lb, L X N.,
01;. XI. ,fc L.,14o; N. W 11!)J. Itdir., 51J; It.
I., lOiH; Omaha, -10; St. 1'., (171, N. it C b'J;
H. it ('., 114J; 1'., D. & K., 27 O it M., !U;
O. & T., ao2.
1 ho OhlciiR' Market.
Chicago, Oct. 12. Opening, u.,10 a. m.:
Wheat November, 110; Dtccmbor, 117J; Maj,
113J. Com OcU, 4"ii!; Nov., 458; Deo., 41J
Ca.h Maj, tl'Jj Oats Nov., ; Dec, 25; Maj,
atU'vS'.U. Lard 5S1.07J. bhort KIbs Jan,,
Tho XViihhliiKton MooItH,
Miscellaneous Honds V. it (. II. I!., 110;
Mabonlc Hall Ass'u. 101; Wash. Market Co ,
111; Wash. Light Infantry, 1st, 01J; Wash. Gas
Light Co.. liWJ.
National llauk Stocks Hank of Washing
ton, 200; llauk of Kcpubllc, 101; Metropolitan,
104; Central. 200; hecoud. 125J; rurmcrs' and
Meeliaiilea'.lOJJiCltUons. 125J; Columbia. 111.
ltallroad Stocks Colunibki. !U, Cap. it
North O st 84, Anacostla, 10, W & O. lt.lt.
Co.. 20S; Metropolitan, IU5.
Iusuranco Stocks I Irtnien's, 3b: Fianklln,
40, Muliopolltan, ?JJ: National Union. 10,
Arlington, 15'J; Corcornu, 50); Columbia, 121,
Ocrtnaii-Amerlcan, 152, I'otomac 02; ltlggs,
litis and I'.lectrlc Light Stocks Wash, tins,
41: (icorgutown fins. 44.
Telepliouo Stocks Chunapeako ami I'oto
Minellnncous Slocks Wash Marlict Co.,
12, Wash llrlck Jlnclilno Co. UK), Great
Falls leo Co., 1110, Hull Kuti Panorama Co ,
17: Ileal Kstato Tltlo In. Co., 110); Colum
bia 'lltio Iu. Co., 43.
XI Ik lirown'i. Lecture.
Miss Mario lliowii will lettuin at tho Con
gregational Cliurth to night forihobeuellt of
the Woman's Iml11strl.il and Lducatlomd
Lniou, Subjict. 'rrom North Cape to Her
gvu " Stercoptltau Illustrations.
THE MOJ? KEPT AT J3AY.
Street Cars Manned by Policemen Run
NO VIOLENCE HEPOItTED TO-DAy.
I'resldfiil V.-rUci Joc Iiiicm TIihI Ilo Will
Chlrngo. Oct. I'.'. Il wns riimturilt
Inst nlghr, thnt .Mr. Yerken hud nn
iiuuucesl to his filenils thut ho wus in
I'fi'sosilon of full uuihotlly lo hold out
ugilnst tho fililkets. nnd that ho lind '
Ik cu udvlsed bj Iho shnreluildcrs or
both the North und West Sido lines,
lu IiIn jiidlcalel tlml to cany his point,
the loss tf iwo yenrs' prolll Would In
ched Tally met. This Infoinmiloii is al
leged l,i huvo given him great eiieniii
ugenietlt. A musH mcelliig of West Side clllrcns
Interested 111 the "lill.c vns held lust
night ut tho Republican wigwum on
Muilison ssiect tiinr t'ukloy. Alter
speeches Iioni several business men nnd
roptosentntivis or the milkers nnd push
ing ol 1 1 solutions, deiioiiiicliu Voikes'
luiiiiiigi'iueiil, 11 commlllen of Ihe prom
inent cltlens wits appointed lo wge upon
tlie l'll Counull tho necessity ot ending
the existing tumble.
Il is ('.melusiveiy proven by an ex
pert this morning that the silbstnncc
found 011 tho Sedgwick stieet car trucks
last night wus ilyiuiinile, nnd that there,
was enough of the explosive to blow up
tho Chicago ucnuc station or a doen
stteet em's Ijist night, ntter the urret.
of Conductor Kiitenberg und the finding:
of the dytuimlto on thu Sedgwick street.
trnolvS, dipt. Schuiiclc sent Tor 1111 expert
connected with ono of tlie lilir nowder
houses ol Chicago, who decided It to be
ilynumlte. One of the pueknges was
tnken to the city limits this morning, it
is Mild, und exploded. It plowed n gieat.
hole iu the ground, besides breaking a.
lui ire. piece of lion placed under it to
test Us lorcc.
'I ho Chicago Passenger Hallway has de
cided lo run cats te-daj, if adequate
I ollte plot (thin enn b' secured llvciy
thlng, however, wns quiet mound their
binni. On the surface evciything 'wns
iiiuulllcd ut the Western avenue enr burns
this morning, Imt then- wns u deep uudcr
cinrcnt umoiig tlie sllrlkcis uud their sym
pilhlers, collected there, which boded
no good to the compuny if uu attempt wns
muile to stint the ems.
Police weio being sent over to tho
West Side ut nino o'clock nnd it looked
oty much us If tho rumor tlint cms
would bo storied wns true, lly ten
o'clock u huge force ot police lind
gutliered on Wistetn iivcnuc nnd Mndl
1011 street nnd tluy bepiu to elenr the
streets iirninul Iho limns. It wus be
lieved ut that hour thut the ems would
bo stalled soon. It is uiidetstood that,
the police will use liursh mciisutcs IT ucc
csMiry lo keep crowds uwuy, und Hint
uny stonotluowers will bo promptly ar
lested. At 10:110 o'eloelc sharp threo cars,
gmirded by two imtrol wnitrons, left tho
Western iivonuo b.uns at, a gallop. They
wero under the siincrvlslou of Lieuts.
Sheii, llelim, Hendell and Sherwin. Tho
cms louudcd Mudison street ut n gnllop
und stinted down town. Cnpr. Aldileii
oiilered thut no tennis bo allowed on
Western nvenuo within thice blocks ol
the burns, 'llio mob did not ntlcmpt to
stop the curs ut the start. The tiip was
mado Kiieccssfullv. A second trip amis
imniedlnlely started upon, tuld the ours
letiirned down town without important
Car Drlvorx for Ohlcii;o.
Kansas City, Mo., Oct. 12. Last even
ing's pnpers contain, tbo lollowlng nd
veitiseincnt: " Wunted 1100 stieet-cnr
(ltivcrs unci conductors to go to Chicngo;
wages S-'f per duy."' A icporter called
nl the plueo indicated and found 11 num
ber of men thorn icudy to apply. The
man in charge told the applicants lie,
would send them i'o Chicago and guar
antee them employment.
Iho I'rpHldi'iit Will Not Interfere
New York. Oct. 12. Tlio Herald this mora
ine: publishes tho following: "Coloucl La
nioiit authorises mo to telegraph oil as fol
lows rcgaidlng Ml. Ottcndorfer's offort6 at
reconciliation In tho Mayoralty contest. That
Is tho llrst wo havo heard ot tho uiattei. Tho
President has not heard of tho local contest
In New Yoik. They must settlo It to suit
themselves. Whatever conclusion they reach
win bo satisfactory to him."
'1 his dispatch, tho Herald sajs, is from its
Washington correspondent, In lcsponso to In
stall tlons on tlio subject of an ntteiupt mado
by Mr. Oswald Ottcndoifcr, editor of tho
Staats-Xcltuug, to obtain tho withdrawal of
A brain S. Hewitt nud Hugh .1. Grant from
tho Miijornltvcontest, so lliat tho County De
mocracy and Tammany Hall might unlto
upon somo other ouo man.
Kallwny Terminals iu Duliitli.
Duluth, Minn., Oct. 12. 'Iho Hastcrn
Minnesota Pnilwny has petitioned for
the oondeiniiution of SJ50.000 worth ot
hind iu tho he.irl, ot the city to be used
lor tciminul pin poses This road uud
tho Duluth, South SI1010 V. Atluntio will
ut onto luiiitsh money to tho terminal
railway to build 11 sutfuco uud ulso uu
elevated truck fiom ilia West Supciior
ltudgo ut Sixth nvenue. west.
New Casus of Yellow I'ornr.
Jacksonville, Flu., Oct. 12. This morning It
is clear and biacing. Two of tho tclegrjph
operators, Tinner and O'Drlscoll, have re
lapses. 'I. T. Stockton is doing well this
noon. All tlio other sick aro reported iu fair
tondltlon Twctit -three cues up to noon,
hut, no deaths.
Tho Wroek (Jlenroil A way.
Wllkcsbarre, l'a., Oct., 12. Tho Mud Hun
wreck has been cleared up at list 11 ml trains
aro now running as usual. visit to tho
scene of tho late disaster this morning found
nothing but railroad cuts and tho rtrnalns of
bontlrts that weio built to aid the rescuers iu
A Cillniu Domestic. Tragedy.
Havana, Oct. 12 Senor Domingo Itlva, a
Ilavaun planter, and hfs wife, weio found
murdered at their residence on Wednesday.
'Iholr daughter, her husband and two servants
havo been at rested on suspicion of committing
Cubiiu Clgur-Mtikur' Strllio Kndod.
New York, Oct. 12. A prominent agent for
Havana cigars In this city ban ret e) rod a cable
gram from I lav nua stating that tho strike of
thoclgar-inakcrs theio Isat an end. No pai-
tlculais are given.
Mil. Clovoluud lu New York.
New Yoik, Ott. 12,-Mrs. Cleveland
and her mother will stop iu this city to
duy on their way to Washington. They
will attend tho peiloiinauce ot the Co-qiielln-Hiidlng
( ompuiiy at Palmer's
'1 henter tills ovenlng.
I..lto 'lolegruiim Condensed,
L L. A res, telegraph editor of the Dcs
Moines l.uadoi, died ycstenlay from paralysis.
Dr. Mackuiuio hasailuilttcd thai tho suop
sl of his now book recently published is an
mourato toreeastof tho work. He Is angry at
its appearance, but dues not kcow how it was
Kmperor William, boforo proceeding to the
Vatican tenia), lunched with tho Prussian
l'.uvoj. llovrns then driven to tho Vatican.
Ciovvds fllltd tho streets and enthusiastically
T.ocnl XVuiithnr liullcutloiik.
Pair: warmer Friday; cooler baturday; west
Tempi rutins as given bv Dr. Draper's (jelf-Ka-oordhu'lliuimauiulur,
1). T. KUtder, awut.Sll.
suve nth Mutt. ti. in., CU, 12ui., t5; rj p, ta,,