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EMPEROR AND CZAR PREPARE TO
The Monarchs and Prime Ministers
Will Meet at Narva This
William's Failure to Secure His Desired
Policy Lilkely to Bring About
1 Trench Commercial Circles Still Excited
Against the Customs Bill An At
tempt to Show the Bill in Its True
Light Cholera's List Decreas
ing Poreign Gleanings,
Copyrighted 1ST0 by the New York Associated Press.
Berlin, August 16. Emperor William's
vibt to the czar will occur this week. The
czar desired that the emperor should go
straight to St. Petersburg instead of land
ing at Reval, where the Germans continue
strong. The emperor was not left in ig
norance, but having pressed his determi
nation to see Reval, in which town he was
'nterested, he declined to alter his route.
The whole circumstances of the emperor's
entrance into Russia will militate against
monarchists and his meeting with the czar
will be in a genuine spirit of cordiality.
At noon the emperor started for Narva,
U nat city is already decorated witn nags
and also the gardens. A villa belonging to
M. Polowitheff, a wealthy land owner and
large manufacturer, has been placed at the
disposal of the czar and will be the scene
of a meeting which is destined to become
historic. A post of Russian police will
guard the approaches and they will be
assisted by iifty brernian police, wlio leu
here on Thursday.
The czar's train has been thoroughly in
spected and a watch lias been sent along
the line. M. de Giers arrived at St. Peters
burg today from his summer residence in
Finland and will proceed to Narva where
the military maneuvers begin on Monday.
The imperial conferences at which Yon
Caprivi aud M. de Giers will be present
are expected to lust over three days. If
the emperor fails to persuade the czar to
ward a permanent policy, the conditions to
be arranged through a revision of the Ber
lin treaty by another European congress,
the officinl opinion is decided that rapid
developments tending toward a European
conflict are sure to follow. The Russian
government appears to be acting in full
concert with the French authorities.
Baron Von Monheim was the medium of
the representation against the persecution
of the Jews, which led to the abandonment
of the application of the ukase. Jewish
lirms in Paris influenced the French gov
ernment to operate upon the Russian au
thorities. Even the advice of the French
might not have availed unless it had been
backed by an intimation that the Jew
bankers in Paris would join the German
and English financial combination against
Russian stocks. The Rothschilds took the
initiative in the protest.
THE CUSTOMS BILL.
Tha Consular Conference Attempts to
Paris, August 10. The McKinley bill
E'ill excites commercial circles in the city
end provinces. The recent consular con
ference held in this city received com
plaints from nearly thirty chambers of
commerce pointing out the difficulty of
complying with the provisions of the bill
wthout almost destroying trade. The
conference passed a resolution regretting
that delegates from the chamber
of commerce did not attend the
j-essions. as it could have been shown
that the bill did not .oppress
honest importers; that its only aim was to
protect the revenue of the United States,
mid that the lines and penalties imposed
by the bill were chiefly re-enactments of
oid laws. The conference decided to for
ward the communications received from
the chambers to Washington for the most
iavorable consideration that the terms of
the law will permit. It alo transmitted
to 31. Ribot, minister of foreign alTairs, a
copy of the resolutions adopted, with the
assurance ot an earnest desire to enforce
the law in the interest of honest mer
chant, as far as possible to facilitate
trade and to extend amicable commercial
relations. A committee was appointed to
meet in Frankfort, Germany, a week or
two hence to prepare a report which will
be forwarded to Washington.
The Grounds on Which England Bases Her
London, August 16. Lord Salisbury's
last dispatch to Secretary Blaine relative
to the .Behring sea dispute bears date
of August J. After quoting from hitor
ial documents, the dispatch concludes:
'"lhese show that England refused to
admit any part of the Russian claims as
serted in the ukase of 1S21 to marine
jurisdiction and exclusive right of fishing
throughout the whole extent of the claim
from Behring straits to the lifty-first par
allel; also that the convention of lSv4 was
regarded by both sides as a renunciation
n the part of Russia of that claim in
entirety and that. though iJeiir-1
jng straits was known and spe-;
cilically provided for, Behring sea
is uot known by that name but was re
,,u .led as a part of the Pacific ocean. Her
majesty's government always cltinied
fr.H-dom of navigation and fishing in
Bearing sea outside the limit of the marine
league from the coast. It is impossible to
admit that the right to fish and catch seal
on the high seas can be held to be
abandoned by a nation from the mere fact
that for a certain number of years that
nation has not exercised such "rights. It
must be remembered that the existence of
British Columbia as a colony and the
future development of the colony's shipp
ing interest are comparatively recent If the
I nited States government continues to
differ with Great Brirain as to the legality
i f recent captures her mnje-ty's govern
ment is readv to refer the question with
t he issues dependent thereon to impartial
A CKV AGAINST SEAL TOACHERS.
an Francisco, Oil., August 10. H.
l.i.-bis president of the North American
( Mumercial company, said today: "A re
p rt from ",our agent says up to July 10
nl 20.000 sealskins had been taken, and
that the seal rookeries have been almost
cl.serted. I predict that unless Behring
sa is closed to all nations during July,
August and September our seuls will be
come extinct. This state of affairs is due
to poacher, who kill the female seal of all
ages, while the commercial company is al
lowed to kill only young males."
CHOLERA'S LIST DECREASING.
CAIRO, August 16. At Mecca yestorday
the deaths from cholera numbered forty
seven and at Jeddah twenty-four.
The reports that cholera has appeared
here are not true.
TO SUCCEED BAKER.
Rochester. N. Y., August 16. The Re
publicans of the Thirtieth district today
nominated Hon. John Van Voorhis for
member of congress to succeed- Hon.
Charles Baker, by acclamation.
CRUSHED TO DEATH.
A Terribly Fatal Collision Near Clifton
Alton, 111., August 16. The most ser
ious wreck that ever occurred in this vicin-S-
happened last evening on the St. Louis,
ton & Springfield railroad near Clifton
Terrace. This road is building an exten
sion from a point seven miles above Alton
to the village of Elsah on the Mississippi
river. The men working on this extension
go out from here on a construction train
every morning and return in the evening.
It has been the rule to leave a man
stationed at the switch when the construct
ion train goes up at night to watch for the
passenger train which is due to pass
there at C p. m. This precaution
was forgotten and when the work
train returned as it was past time for the
passenger the men supposed that it had
passed and the work train started to Al
ton. The passenger train was thirty min
utes late and the two train running at the
rate of twenty-five miles per hour collided
on a curve on the bluff. Both engines
were completely wrecked as was also the
car on the work train and the mail car on
the passenger train. The passengers all
escaped with nothing more than bruises,
but others fared worse. Both engineers
jumped and saved themselves. The list
of killed and wounded is as follows:
Peter Smith, of Springfield.
Charles McGee, of Alton.
James Murray, of St. Louis.
Wounded Frank Lee, Springfield,
engineer on the ' passenger train,
right leg badly crushed. Joseph
Daly, Alton, conductor; hips dislo
cated and back sprained; may not recover.
M. S. Seymour, Alton, superintendent St.
Louis, Alton & Springfield railroad, face
badly cut and left leg injured. H. W. Cas
sidy, Alton, legs badly cut and internal
injuries. Patrick McCullaghan, Alton, left
leg and ribs broken; serious. John King,
Jerseyville, newsboy on passenger train,
contusion of left hip and right temple. B.
Powell, severe internal injuries; may die.
V. J. Owens, internally injured right side.
Henry Unterbrink, Alton, fireman on con
struction train; foot badly hurt and legs
cut. Michael Cantrill, Alton, foreman;
hurt and may die. John M. Cuffeny, head
and legs cut and shoulder dislocated.
George Gorman, Delhi, right shoulder dis
located. Richard J. Fesson, right leg
bruised and spine injured. Charles F.
Fossey, cut and internally injured.
PRINTING WORKS BURNED.
Providence, R. I., August 1G. At 7
o'clock this morning fire broke out in the
Bunnell printing works at Pawtucket.
All the old works, covering about three
acres, were burned. The new buildings,
covering about one acre, were saved but
in a damaged condition. The loss is rough
ly estimated at 150,000 to 200,000. Fully
HUSBAND AND WIFE KILLED.
Goshen, Ind., August 16. As Mr. and
Mrs. Levi Froyer were crossing the Gosh
en & Michigan branch of the Lake Shore
at the Bristol cut they were struck by a
passenger locomotive and both fatally
RE-ENACTMENT NOT NECESSARY.
Des Moines, la., August 16. Attorney
General John Y. Stone, of Iowa, has given
a written opinion as to the present status
of the Iowa prohibitory law insofar as it
affects the interstate shipments of liquors.
In substance, he says: "The effect of the
decision of the supreme court in the case
of Leisy et al. vs. Hardin is to deny that
the prohibitory law was applicable to in
terstate shipments of liquors. The effect
of the recent act of congress was to make
such liquor subject to that law. In my
judgment the true construction of the re
cent act is that congress intended that
state laws already in existence as well as
those hereafter enacted should apply to
liquors coming into the state for use, sale,
or storage. The language of the law of
congress as well as the reason and "object
of its enactment supports the view that a
re-enactment of the state law is not neces
sary to give vitality to its provisions."
MISSOURI CROP BULLETIN.
Collumhia, Mo., August 16. Weather
crop bulletin of the Missouri state board
of agriculture for the week ending August
The rainfall in the state has
been above the normal for the week. Some
counties in the northeast and southeast
sectiouf report a deficiency of rain but
more report a normal amount while in
other sections nearly every count' reports
good rains. Temperature and sunshine
were normal throughout the state.
The effect of the weather was favorable
to all growing crops and there has been a
marked improvement in their condition.
Torn especially has been improved and
promises a fair yield where but recently
the crop was regarded as a failure. The
ground is generally in good condition for
plowing for wheat" and the indications are
that a large acreage will be sown.
FINE HORSES AT ABILENE.
ABILENE, Kan., August 16. Over 150 of
the best horses in the west, representing
all the large breeding farms in Kansas.are
here in readiness for next week's summer
race meeting. Invincible, Campbell's
Electioneer and Joe Young, all holding
the best state record, are entered. Nearly
200 entries are registered. The most suc
cessful meeting in the track's history is
Monmouth Park, N. J., August 16. The
winners of today's races: Ar.ib, Chatham,
Eurus, Bibo, Stockton, Autocrat, Lady
Saratoga. N. Y., August 16. The win
ners of today's races were: Void, Reclare,
Sir John, Ben Harrison, Hydy.
THE HURLEY ROBBERS CONVICTED.
Ashland, Wis.. August 16. Phelps
Perriu was found guilty of the robbery of
the Iron Exchange bank, of Hurley, last
night. Fortv thousand dollars was stolen
on the night of September 10, 1SS9. Ed
ward Baker and Perrin are charged with
the commission of the crime jointly.
Baker was convicted one mouth ago and
sentenced to five years in the state prison.
Perrin will be sentenced today.
W. R. C. AT LYNN.
LYNN. Mass , August 16 The delegates
to the national encampment oCthe Wom
en's Relief corps with visiting friends
numbering 450 arrived here this morning.
Thev were taken in barges to Nahant
where a Jish dinner was enjoyed. At 4 p. )
m. they will be received by General Land-;
er Relief corps and a banquet will follow.
ALGER LEAVES BOSTON.
Boston, Mass.. August 16. General j
Sherman aud daughter left Bostou this '
morning for Tiltou as the guests of Charles ,
E. Tilton. General Alger is spending the ,
day on the harbor to watch the evolution
of the men of war. He will leave .Boston
WEEKLY BANK STATEMENT.
New York. August 16. The weekly i
banks statement "shows the followiug
These changes decrease the surplus re- j
serve $1.94l,"25 and leave a deficit of $055,
?25 against a surplus of $1,2$6,000 last
AN INDIAN TERRITORY SHOOTING.
Paris, Tex.. August 16. Vnited States ,
Commissioner Frank Lee, received a tele- j
gram from Deputy Marshal Oakes, at I
Goodland, I. T., this afternoon asking ;
him to sue out a warrant at once lor J. .
Bennett, for shooting Charley Shumatt.
The telegram states that Bennett was
under arrest and would be brought in the
SERIOUS PHASE OF THE
The Switchmen on the New York
Central at Buffalo Go
The Entire System and Other Lines Likely
to be Involved on Slight
The Striking Knights of Labor Jubilant
All Along the Line Pinkerton Men
in Trouble at Albany for Shooting
and Threatening Conduct
Other Strike Hews.
Buffalo. N. Y., August 16 The strike
on the New York Central road was further
complicated this morning at 4 o'clock.
The switchmen in the Central yards
struck work and those of the West Shore
system in this city followed suit. There
are upwards of 200 men in the movement.
There was the worst tangle of trains and
engines in the Central depot this morning
that has been since the strike began a
week ago this morning. West Shore and
Central engines crowded every track from
the north to south side of the depot and
for a long distance east. All passenger
trains on all roads entering the Central
depot were behind time this morning and
the big train house presents a confused
spectacle. One of the men about the depot
was asked what caused the switchmen to
"Here's all there is to it," was the reply.
"A crew of men were ordered around here
from the Erie Street depot last night to
take the place of the strikers in the train
house. They came but did not like the
job and sent'a delegation to Superintend
ent Burrows asking him to send them
back to the Erie Street depot, as they, be
ing union men, objected to being detailed
to take the places of brother unionists out
on a strike. Mr. Burrows was determined
that they should act as he desired and
A telephone message from Blackrock
stated that all the Central switchmen had
struck there this morning, but that the
firemen were still at work. The West
Shore is not affected at Blackrock.
the situation serious.
The action of the switchmen gives a
new phase to the Central strike. It has
now spread beyond the Knights of Labor.
The men who went out this morning are
members of the Switchmen's Mutual Aid
association, a national organization ex
tending all over the country. It has a
membership of about 800 in this city.
Comparatively few switchmen are in the
Knights of Labor here. It was Grand
Master Sweeney, of the former organiza
tion who ordered this morning's strike.
He arrived here last night. It is said
by the men that the strike is likely to
extend all over the Vanderbilt system
if the trouble here is not speedily settled
and that it certainly will spread should an
effort be made to have non-union switch
men handle Central or West Shore trains.
It is also staled that should roads outside
the Vanderbilt system consent to take
Central freight the switchmen on these
outside roads will be called out. In this
connection it is reported that the Erie
road has refused to handle Central freight,
fearing trouble with its switchmen. There
is no concealing the fact that the switch
men strike has greatly added to the gravity
of the situation.
THE KNIGHTS JUBILANT.
To say that the local striking Knights
of Labor are jubilant would be putting it
mildly. They are overjoyed at the turn
a trail's have taken and seem more con
fident of success than ever. They held an
important meeting this afternoon tor the
purpose of discussing the situation.
Major McGowan. of the executive com
mittee from Albany, said: "Buffalo is con
sidered the key to "the situation and we
will do our best to hold it. I made a pre
diction and that materialized, so I will
make another: Inside of five days you
will see steps taken by the railroad com
pany looking towards arbitration, you
mark my words."
The live stock shipment from this point
despite the assistance given by the west
Shore, Lakawanna and Erie are at least a
week behind. There is no knowing how
long it will take to get caught up.
It was learned tonight that the switch
men on the Central and West Shore peti
tioned for Chicago wages before the strike
iu the east; they asked that an answer be
returned to their petition on or before
Monday, August IS. No concession has
been received. "Therefore," said one of
the labor agitators now in town looking on
and encouraging the strike, "the switch
men were ready to strike next Monday
any way if this had not been precipitat
ed." As it is now, the switchmen
declare their men must be taken back
and the wages of all raised, too. The
police are all stopping at the station
houses tonight ready for a call to quell a
disturbance at any moment. Up to a late
hour every thing is quiet. The strikers
CONFIDENCE AT ALBANY.
Albany, N Y., August 16. The strikers
here are confident and say that they will
win. They evidently have something
on which" to base their hopes, but
do not say what it is. Bulletins
isued from" the headquarters of the
Knights of Labor every hour continue
to speak encouragingly of the situation
and counsel the men W stand firm.
SHOT BY A DETECTIVE.
Early this morning, as a freight train
manned by Pinkerton men was passing
through the northern part of the city sev
eral boys stoned the train. Two of the
Pinkerton men tired into the crowd, one of
the balls passing through the ankle of
John McCarthy, aged 22. a molder stand
ing near by The "police arrested Robert
Tyler, James Patterson and Thomas
O Connor, three detectives.
Shortly after the shooting affray at the
Van Woert street crossing, Edward Can
ary, a Pinkerton man assaulted Christo
pher Lang with a club and he was taken
into custody. Another Pinkerton man
who drew his revolver on a crowd of dis
puting strikers was also arrested.
CONSIDERING THE STRIKE.
New York. August 16. The executive
Iwinrdof the Knights of Labor with Master
Workman Lee went into executive session
in parlor 20 in the St. Cloud hotel
shortly after 10 o'clock this morning. They
were oon joined by half a dozen of the
officers of District Assembly 246.
Mr. Powderlv in the course of an inter
view said: "1 he executive board and the
local board including Lee and Malloy are
in secret session now. We are going over
and carefully considering every phase of
the strke on the Central road. We are dU
cussiug the details without prejudice
either to the strikers or the company. It
is the policy of the Knights of Labor to
avoid strikes as much" as possible aud I
will try to carry out this principle, but of
course"! shall be lunnencea by the fact.- in
the case which have not all been presented
to me yet."
NICKEL PLATE SWITCHMEN CONFER.
Fort Wayne. Ind.. August 16. A ocret
meeting of all the train men on the Nickel f
Plote road has been called for toeiorrosv
to take place at Bellvae. O. The ineetinc I
will include engineers, firemen, switch
men and brakemen. It can not be
ascertained for what purpose the
meeting has been called but as
the Nickel Plate is a part of
the Vanderbilt system, it is surmised
that matters pertaining to the strike on
the New York Central will be discussed.
ROCK ISLAND MEN OUT.
Chicago, 111., August 16. The strike
among the Rock Island switchmen at
Forty-Seventh street occurred tonight and
all traffic is stopped. The cause of the
trouble was that Jame Murphy was dis
charged by Yard Master Cary for intoxi
cation, it is alleged.
A DOUBLE MTTEDER.
A St. Paul Man Arrested for Drowning
Wife and Daughter.
St. Paul, Minn., August 16. Walter F.
Horton, timber inspector of the Northern
Pacific Railway company, is under arrest
under the awful charge of having drowned
his wife and daughter in the Mississippi
At 8 o'clock last night Horton hired a
boat at the lower docks, put his wife and
little girl, a child of 8 years, into it, rowed
out into the current and floated away. At
7 o'clock this morning Horton came down
from his room at Basil Landroches' No.
157 Elton avenue, and told Mrs. Land
roches that his wife and child had fallen
out of the boat at South Park, five
miles down the river, about 9:30 last
evening, and, being unable to rescue them,
he had come back to the city and gone to
This remarkable coolness, coupled with
the fact that the boat was a fishing skiff
twentv feet long and four feet wide, which
it would be hard to overturn instill water,
excited the suspicions of the police, and
they lost no time in placing him under ar
rest. All the evidence adduced is of one
character, and makes out a very black
case against Horton. Mrs. Landroches
savs the couple often quarreled, and that 8
o'clock in the evening was an unusual
hour to start on a rowing trip on the river.
Horton savs they were married in 1879,
and lived at Brainard. Minn. On July 3,
four years ago, he says he returned home,
and from various suspicious circumstances
became convinced that his wife had been
untrue to him. He left her and she went
to Tremueleau, Wis., to live with her
brother. A short time ago they agreed,
for the sake of the child, to live together,
and she came to St. Paul. Horton tells
this storv of the drowning:
"About 9:20, when about five miles down
stream, Mabel, my daughter, saw some
object floating on the water and tried to
catch it. When my wife faw her leaning
over the edge of the boat she jumped to
catch her aud upset the boat, all of us
going into the water. I did not see them
again, but floated to a sand bar, when I
was taken ashore by a man I did not
The police say the boat could not have
been tipped over in the manner described
and the water at that point was not deep
chough to drown anybody.
Joseph Anstett. who lives three blocks
from the scene of the awful affair, said:
"I heard a woman screaming and strug
gling in the water about 9 o'clock, but
when I reached the water's edge all was
quiet. The water is very shallow at that
point, onlv thiee or four feet feet deep.
My boys often go in swimming there and
wade "out almost to the centre of the
In Horton's room was founn a pass over
the Northern Pacific road and a copy of
the "Kreutzer Sonata."
TOO MUCH POLITICS.
The City Treasurer of Terre Haute Short
in His Accounts.
Terre Haute, Ind., Aug'-, 15. In con
nection with a general exposure of the
shortage of ex-City Treasurer Fitzpatrick,
the Express in the morning will say:
The finance committee of the city coun
cil, with the city attorney and city clerk,
have been engaged for a week going over
the books of City Trejisurer Fitzpatrick
for his last term of two years, ending in
September, 1SS9. They have found a short
age of 9,400,and suit will at once be brought
against his bondsmen to recover this
amount. A resolution will also be intro
duced in the council meeting next Tuesday
night authorizing an investigation of his
first term of two years preceding his second
term, enough information and facts being
now at hand to warrant the belief that
ther? may be a large amount short.
"Jimmy" Fitzpatrick was a popular
young Irishman whose pleasing ways
when a deputy in the county auditor's
office made him an invincible candidate in
1SS5 for city treasurer. In 1SS7 he was re
elected by an increased majority, and in
IsSS he " was the chairman of the
Democratic county committee in the
national campaign when politics
were bloodthirsty in this part of Iloosier
dom. There were those who then believed
that he had used public funds for political
ends, and in the spring of 1SS9, when he
secured a renoniination for a third term,
there was a general suspicion that politics
and the office had been too closely identi
ged and he was defeated.
The investigation just concluded shows
that he began his stealings ft.ur months
after he went into office. His method was
to collect taxes and, failing to credit the
taxpayer, would drop the name from the
delinquent list. In other instances he
kept the money paid in for public improve
ments. Fitzpatrick is now president of the In
terstate Base Ball league and returned
from St. Louis today, where he had been
trving to settle the "affairs of the league
and of Terre Haute's part especially, the
Terre Haute club having dropped out. He
was officially notified ten days ago of the
proceedings against hirn, but is apparently
indifferent. Some of his bondsmen to
nisrht sav that he is the nerviest man they
eer knew, that he apparently attaches no
importance to what they realize is the
serious and criminal situation he is in. It
is also thought he will not be found in the
city at daylight
THE WORLD'S PAIR.
The Site to be Made on the Lake Front by
Chicago, III., August 16. Before many
days, if appearances are reliable, the exact
time for beginning the filling in, or the
piling of tbe"citys outer haroor. as a site
for the world's fair, will be definitely de
cided. This afternoon ex-City Engineer
Arhngstall, who some time ago was en
gaged by the grounds and build
ings committee of the fair directors
to make soundings and see what
could be done with the space that
it is proposed to fill in, made his report to
the committee, and it is said created a
good imDression in favor of the lake front.
Mr Arhngstall gives estimates of the co-t
of filling in 120 acres, 170 acres or 220 acres.
He also tells the committee how long it
will take to prepare each space for a site,
and he explains his methods to be used to
fill in the spaces. Mr. Arhngstall also,
makes a few suggestions as to how the
site should be reachL
The report was recived by President
Gage, and he immediately sent for the
members of the buildings and grounds
commute, and the contents of the docu
ments were devoured. What was in the
report was apparently of a very satisfac
tory nature to them, for they seemed
much pleaded after they had discussed it
fully. They were each very reticent, how
ever, and refused to make the contents ol
the report public. " You can say that the
fair will be held on the lake front." was
all the information their spokft-man. Di
rector Walker, would extend. The report,
he added, would not lx giv?n out nnttl
the meeting of the directors Tuesday.
"TO FILL A LEGISLATIVE VACANCY."
Oklahoma Cm Ok.. Angus. 16. The
Republicans today nominated Saainel
Murphy to all the vacancy in tbe eeeatr
legislative delegation ceed by the death
of C 1L Burke.
NO LIMIT SET.
SENATOE EDMKDS OBJECTS TO
Consent to Offer a Resolution Fix
ing a Yote on tlie Tariff
Mr. Quay Gives Notice that He will Ask
It3 Consideration on Tuesday
The River and Harbor Rill Completed and
a Conference ! Asked The Anti-Lot-
tery Bill Passed by the House
Washington, August 16. In the senate
the consideration of the river and harbor
bill was resumed this morning, the pend
ing question being on the amendment re
ported by Mr. Frye to the Detroit river
Mr. Hawley offered an amendment to
the amendment, the principal distinction
being that the new bridge shall be with
out any draw span or draws whatever.
After a long debate the amendment offered
bv Mr. Hawley was rejected yeas 22, nays
8, and the amendment offered yesterday
bv Mr. Frye for draw bridges was laid on
the table with the understanding that the
whole question would be determined by
the conference committee.
"Various amendments to the bill were of
fered and discussed. During the progress
of this business Mr. Quay asked leave to
offer a resolution ordering: First, that
during the nresent session of congress the
senate will not take up for consideration
any legislative business other than the
tariff bill, conference reports, general ap
propriation bills, pension bills, lulls relat
ing to the public lands, to the United
States courts, to the postal service, to ag
riculture and foresty and to public build
ings and senate or concurrent resolutions;
second, that the consideration of all
other bills shall be postponed until
next session; third, that a vote shall
be taken on the tariff bill and on amend
ments then pending without further de
bate on August30, the voting to commence
at 2 o'clock p. m., and to continue on that
and subsequent days to the exclusion of
that and all other business until the bill
and pending amendments are finally dis
posed of and notice is given that such order
will be offered for adoption in the senate.
The presiding officer (Mr. Manderson)
Is there objection to the request of the
seuator from Pennsylvania that he be al
lowed to introduce the resolution now?
Mr. Edmunds I object.
The presiding ofjicer Objections being
made, the resolution can not be intro
duced. The consideration of the river and har
bor bill was then proceeded with on
amendments offered by individual sena
tors. After much discussion the important
amendments adopted by the committee of
the whole were agreed to and the bill was
passed. A conference was asked and
Alessrs. Frye, Dolph and Hansom were ap
pointed conferees on thepart of the senate.
Mr. Quay gave notice of his intention to
move for the change of rules as set out iu
the resolution which he had today asked
unanimous consent to offer, and said he
would call up the motion on Tuesday.
WANT AN EXTENSION OFTIME.
Washington, August 16. Tne Chero
kee strip cattlemen are still praying for
an extension of time iu which to remove
their herds from the Indian territory. The
date fixed bv the executive order to vacate
the Cherokee strip is October 1. and the cat
tlemen and their friends are urging that
under existing circumstances December 1
is earlv enough. Since the strip has not
yet been purchased, and can not be
opened to settlement this fall, they insist
that nobody will be inconvenienced by a
few months' delay in the matter of re
moving the cattle. Senator Sawyer, of
Wisconsin, who is interested in a ranch
in the Cherokee strip, was at the
white house yesterday to interview the
president regarding the matter, and he
feels pretty confident that the time will be
extended until December. A drouth has
prevailed in the Cherokee strip and the
surrounding country for some time, and
not only is the grass short and dry, but
crops of all kind are a failure. With a
verv limited grass supply, and no feed of
any other sort, the cattle are extremely
poor, and will be in no condition to mar
ket a month hence. It is hoped that the
fall rains will be sufficiently abundant to
revive the grass, so that the cattle may be
put in fair condition before the first of De
cember. This is the only hope of the cat
tlemen, according to their representations,
and they are strenuously insisting that
the time of removal be extended. The
matter will be decided probably next
The House Passes the Anti-Lottery Bill
Washington, August 16. Mr. Snyder,
of Minnesota, submitted the conference re
port on the bill to establish a national park
at the battle field of Chichamauga and it
was agreed to.
Mr. "Bingham, of Pennsylvania, from the
committee on postoffices and postroads, re
ported a resolution calling on the post
master general for information relative to
alleged frauds practiced by A. J. Wedder
The vote then recurred on the Nat
McKav bill and the bill was passed yeas
10S, nays 3, the speaker counting a
Mr. Cannon, of Illinois, from the com
mittee on rules reported a resolu
tion for the immediate considera
tion of the anti-lottery bill, the
previous question to be considered as or
dered at 4.40 this afternoon.
Mr. Breckinridge, of Kentucky, put on
record his opposition to it, ba it fixed a
time for the previous question on the bilL
lie was in favor of the measure but he
thought the house, and not the coinmitu-e
on rules, should determine the duration of
debate. The resolution was adopted and,
in conformity with its provisions, the anti
lotter) bill was takn up
Mr. Cram, of Texas, offered an amend
ment striking out the clause providing
that public advertisement of a lottery
company that remittances may be mado to
anv other corporations or persons shall be
held to be an acknowledgement of the
existence of a lottery agency.
r-nbseqnently Mr. Crain withdrew hU
amendment. After considerable debate
the bill was passed without division.
Mr Hayes, of Iowa, who had voted ia
the affirmative for that purpose, entered a
motion to reoonider the vote hy which the
boa- had pasxd the McKay bilL
The house then adjourned.
PENSIONS FOR WESTERNERS,
Washington. August 16 PeoAwaswere
granted as follow--
In the Indian territory Original, -aid
ow.. etc Xancy, mother of Jrae M.
We Fort t'iboo
la Kansas Original David Joe. C
ba: James 31. Harter, Ktesnnaa. Jwe
Steadier. Delhi: George Ketrier, Mancbev
tn Israel D. Goeser. Tpeta; Jazzes P.
Ganl-ier. Hashattaa; Ajred E. Pratt,!
Douglass: Elisha R, James. Raymond;
Andrew Klotz. Wilson; Milton Elliott,
Thayer; John M. Kennedy, Parsons; Ralph
C. Harper. Independence; Joseph S.
Lawrence, Emporia; George W. Lake,
Galena; William Turner. Leaven
worth; Alex D. Urqnhart, Seguin;
Samuel Witt. Horton. Increase Moses
Williams. Hutchison. Original widows,,
etc. Arabella E., widow of Clarkson C.
Nichols, Sedgwick; Maria J., widow of
Hezekiah Jackson, Minneapolis; minors of
William Richards, Ozawakie: Cynthia A.
Parker, former widow of William Rich
THE COUNTRY'S POPULATION.
Washington, August 16. The census
office today practically completed the
population of the United States. There
are, however, about 1,300 enumeration dis
tricts the returns of which have not been
The count up to this time shows an
aggregate of 62,695,935 and when the entire
count is finished the population of the
country, according to Mr. Porter's esti
mate, will be about 04.000,000, an increase
of about 80 per cent during the decade.
The copulation of the city of Leaven
worth, anuounced by the census bureau is
20.2o0, which is an increase of 3,704, or
A WAR DEPARTMENT NOMINATION
Washington, August 16. The president
today sent to the senate the following
War Colonel Jeddiah H. Baxter, Chi
cago medical purveyor, to be surgeon gen
eral with rank of brigadier general.
GENERAL MOORE RETIRED.
Washington. August 16. Brigadier
General John Moore, surgeon general, was
placed on the retired list today and was
ordered to repair to his home, Blooming
Washington, Augnst 16. The follow
ing new postmasters have been appointed
for Kansas- Edith, logan county, J. R.
King, vice W. C. Luthar. resigned. Muld
row, Sherman county, C. Albright, vice
W. M. Blowers, resigned.
A MINORITY REPORT.
Washington, August 16 Representa
tive Hayes, of Iowa, nas submitted to tho
house a" minority report dissenting from
the views and recommendations of the
majority of tho committee on postoffices
and postroads on the anti-lottery bilL
Boston 1 0 0 112 10 0 8 lt
New York 0 004002000 ti.
Base hits Boston 12, New York 8.
Errors Boston 5, New York 0.
Pitchers Getzein and Rusie.
Cincinnati 1 12 15 10 2 013
Cleveland 0 000000000
Base hits Cincinnati 16. Cleveland 5.
Errors Cincinnati 0, Cleveland 4,
Pitchers Rhines and Young.
Brooklyn 0 10002000 3
Philadelphia 0 2 2 0 0 0 4 0 10
Base hits Brooklyn 0, Philadelphia 12.
Errors Brooklyn 6, Philadelphia 3.
Pitchers Caruthers and Gleason.
Chicago 5 0 0 113 0 0 013
Pittsburg 1 0100 3 0005
Base hits Chicago 19, Pitt-burg 10.
Errors Chicago 3. Pitt.sburg 8.
Pitchers Hutchinson and Phillips.
Philadelphia 0 00100 0 001
Brooklyn 0 0100000 12
Biise hits Philadelphia 7, Brooklyn 2.
Errors Philadelphia 1, Brooklyn 1.
Pitchers Sanders and Wehying.
Buffalo 1 0000 3 100 K
Chicago .- 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 J
Base hits Buffalo 8. Chicago 11.
Errors Buffalo 4, Chicago 4.
Pitchers Cuuniugham and Barston.
AT NKW YORK.
New York 5 0 0 0 3 2 4 0 115
Boston 0 13 4 2 3 0 1 2 10
Base hits New York 11, Boston 11.
Errors New York 10, Boston 12.
Pitchers Keefe and Guinbert.
Pittsburg I 0 0 2 2 0 0 130
Cleveland 0 0010003 04
Base hits Pittsburg 9. Cleveland 10.
Errors Pittsburg 2, Cleveland 2.
Pitchers Staley and G ruber.
Columbus 0 0340000 07
Syracuse 0 0000000 11
Base Hits Columbus 14; Syracuse G.
Errors Columbus 1; Rochester 8.
Pitchers KnausA and Keefe.
Rochester 0 00 2 0005 07
Louisiville 2 10 0 2 0 4 0 19
Base Hits Rochester S: LoulsiviHe 5.
Errors Rochester 3: Louisiville L
Pitchers Barr and Ehart,
Toledo 0 4 1112 0 0 00
Brooklyn 0 00100020 f
Base hits Toledo 12, Brooklyn 5.
Errors Toledo 3, Brooklyn 1.
Pitchers Smith and McCullough.
MARRIED K? THE RING.
A Unique Addition to the Ureal Otrees
Perform an oe.
READING, Pa., August 16 A unique ad
unexpected feature was introduced at tb
evening performance of T R Burk'w cir
cus in the shape of a wedding reremoey i
the ring. The bride was Miw Lizzie Jooe.
of tbi city, and the groom w D O. Bats
man, formerly a resident of Ephrata, Im
caster county, but rtcntly employc-d mi
a driver by the Reading Transfer
company The circus wai exhibiting at
the vacant lot Sixth and Greenwwhiitr'U,
and the regular performance had just l-n
completed, when, with the coo"nt of the
manager, the bridal party entered the ring
stepping to the music of ModiAokii,(
" Wedding Marrh'' played to order by tb
circus band The groom was acaomp
nied by Alderman Kramer. T. R Burke
and 5 W. IoTelaac. and the bride wwj
attended by Ml Jenne Atwood.
A platform had ben ercu-d ia the
nng and thw the party moaaWL AkiVr
roan Kramer tied the nttpual knot. After
the ceremony th groom kwed the bride
in the traditional fafcfctoa and the txmple
received the coograinlAtioa of tbetr
friends. The audlenee njeaaUme bad been
looking on with breath! interest, atd
when it was all over they.w;ot up a. zaigktj
cheer. At the conclusion of the weddiag
ceremony the manager of the draM pre
sented HOT ea.h to the couple, who left
the arena ground ia a cop-. followed by
the lunty cheer of the multitude,
THE BIG FOUR AND THE ERIE.
Sirr.x.TlT.vv O , Aug 16.CafcracVi
have b-ea drawn up b-twen tb Kri mmd
the Pax Fwor liailway eoavpaities, wherrby
the Big Four will rue ver the Kre m
frooi Dartoe to Dnrbta. thence or tike
Ohio, ladia-a WN". sod th Oa
dac-ti. i-ttBdutfcj & (levrUad, TW
Big Four irreadern its ! rf t '
HmnnU. Saadtty is. ClrrHM-L ia
"deration of this the Krte to oe the Bir
Four from Davtae to CiacuuHrti. larti-d
of the ("taciaexu. Haiihti & Dsjrtaa.
a ai Brat-eat. The Big Far will pMaB
the Oaci-ati. m&&7 & Cton-
to Oefc-nbgs & ec
I BOTH PITIES.
POLITICAL CONTENTIONS IN SBV
The Democrats of Kingman Decida
Not to Name a County
Ellsworth County Republicans Nominate a
Strong Tioket and Endorsa the
Delegates to Coming Conventions Eleotdd
by Both Portias at Larned Tho 0am-
paign in the Sixth Opened at
Beloit General Politics.
KrXGMAX, K.in.. Augnst 16. A Hirgoly
attended meeting of the Democrat
county central committee was hold at tho
Democrat oflice today. George W. Cooptir,
J. D. Humphreys and L. W. Kabler wro
elected delegates to the congressional con
vention at Pratt next Tuesdnv. J. C Mc
Clelland, T B. Moore and E. ft. Wdr war
elected delegates to the stato convention at
Wichita, September '.. The sunt lniont ex
pressed was more than two to oue ttgulust
putting out a county ticket.
IS THE ALLIANCE WEAKENING?
Atchison, Kan., August id. Tho Farm
ers.' Alliance of Atchison county hold a
picnic at Lan caster today. Not f than
3.000 people were prudent, and there w
plenty to cat for all and .some to sjmr.
The speakers were Stale Organiser Brush,
ex-Governor George W. Glick, who will
probably lx the Democratic caudidulo for
governor, W. W. Guthrie, the prospectir
Republican nominee for congress, and a
half-dozen or more smaller fellows, who
aspire to county otllcvs. Before tho
.speaking the county Alliance voted
to repudiate the call of tho
county central cominRtcu for
a convention Septembor 2, at AtchtaoH,
changing it to August "J5, at KlltngbMiu.
This was to llx the convention nhood of
the Democratic convention, which h
been called for August 3S. and t ho Hopub
lican convention which will meet Soptoin
her 30. Tins action is a quure bock-down
from the Alliance's former -Kfedtkui, hav
ing resolved to ignore the two old partlus.
It. shows uiimistnkttblo weakness. Boforu
the nomination of John F. WHIotto for
governor the Alliance win arrogant. It fe
now submissive. Republicans are daeorv
ing it on account of the nomination of
WlllctUj, and the Democrats aro quitting
it because they were given no roprusutif
tion on the state ticket. If tho Home oom
dition of things exists all over too UUe,
the Alliance will cut little ilguro in state
politics this falls.
GlTHKlK, Ok., August 1 The Repub
licuns of Oklahoma met today and nomi
nated A. M. Coulson. of Kingilnhur. candi
date for representative at largo In tho Ok
lahoma assembly to succck1 tho loto Mil
ton W. Reynolds. He in a farmer.
A vountr ll-vear-old boy named Cftmn.
LboU was shotrtodny.by-a colored boy- Tho
two uoy.s uau pistow anu wore pinyiug
The late rainM have boon heavy la tha
country surrounding Gathrht Mtatbo food
this morning swept away tho dam lntolv
put in the Cottonwood rer to fttrittou
power for a flour mil I.
MIAMI COUNTY DEMOCRATS.
PAOLA, K., August Id Tho IMrao
crnte in eouvent'on today oluclod J. r.
Chiles, Peter Goobol, W. J Kvam, AL
Fononzhty, D. Wilson and I. . WMa
delegates to tho htnte convention him I
Charles K. .!on, John Chamloiw, J, W.
Chile. M. is. Utae, M. B. KdmiMiMit. .M.
L. Quillin. .1. II. Rusfrfll awl J. M. llob
erts to the cuugreontonal comvohUon. Tho
delegates are uuhifttriictfd. Tho covtm
tion was doefded iu oppooilum U tho eoolfc
tion with tho People's jiorty.
STATE OFFICERS DENOUNCED.
Lkaykxwokth. Kii., AukuM Id Tke
nttsubinis.ttoii Repnblimo k thU city hold
a mum miftiiicc ot Chirkt-rittK holt Wmlfko
tht who lorgHy tund4I 11m iwiiirnm
whs presided over by A mo ri, a prom
It hjii i btudneo mn, ond oddnwMO wow
mode by Col. (iilpotrirli. of thin cr; J. II.
Arnold, awl W H Poyiw. of 'v'iekkfi.
Governor Humph rr and thr oUt oMtiWi
were bitterly drtmud. nd Um ItopttMi
can of thio county wrre exhorted to numi
a dologttle to the Ut- coovwUioo.
ELLSWORTH COUNTY REPUBLICAN
Kluswoktk, Kjui . Anjratt Jo. Tho !o
publican of K1U worth county hold thotr
convontkm bft? today aod MM-Joolxd o
(strong county tirkrt. C K. IkuOor won
no-ninatod for r-prenUUi'Wi and !
Htrncted to rot for the rv-rletbm of Joint
J. JnrodW. RwIutiott wr odoptod en
dorsing the nation! nwi MUM Mimiohitm
tkHU; oh Senator IbxaJU owl I tomb.
PAWNEE COUNTY DELEGATES.
LjUOIRD, Kan . Aut Id At a Ht
tag of the HjfMtMtaui comity oomtakttmL
J. WbiUH-y. W. C. lHH Mrf wTr.
Potor.wor-ukoctod dckwMog to tho
Tho Democratic ootnauUoe wo Is HO
gkm ot tho mow tin ad ofcetod G. PaCc
Cits'; and d W. Horrvmeil deloao
tho Sovonlh coograokinol ooavoftUotu
THE CAMPAIGN OPENED.
Beloit. Kaa., Anjraot 1 Tho Kopabtt
cm campaign in thr Sixth dMtttai w
opod b-ro todoj by Gor-roor Jlawpfcwy
and llou J. W. Ady, who nMnmut
Urge oudirnco. hurply eompotd of tmm
en. Tho roasting w oii.ni.
A NOMINATION FINALLY.
CrnAD. O , An root Id AAor M
loting for nix and Juuf dmy doloKOteo tm
th TwfDiMh ditrie. lUfmbtimm
greooiooal convention notniaonod ftato
enlorV A Toytor, ofCoyonnn iwtf,
on tb 2hrt bullae
TERRIBLE STOflM AT KANSAS CITY.
KAMA Crrr. Mo., An-rooi d-A Iw
nAc thondnrotorm runted thin city
evening. Th Morn appro e hod ttum U
BorlbwMt. drtwi by -bja wind wMefc
did cowdderabb: dnaMtt to hdo trmmimA
Ioomjokd. TbolbiBinbMC woo Prtn
Utij darorttr It tnx-Jt enol nt
t UB0 Ohvo "ii aw JtHUd Ajcfclo
TrUnbio ond -rrrly jw4 Bon Ohor
nmnd. two young berjr wno n4 toAsnm
nfow ib-rc JUoy kwoi in oinor
of U r6d port4n of tn dtjwtKi
au xtrtM by lightoin. Th enfnlo C
the Alamo boiidln down tow wow HtiTWCk
by liK-muMf. Flnnv nlr4 hi iiiiiI tko
root tne s unf d th dmutwA-d h nto
croand wnf it rUwfeMt a dwof
And mood cor oondnrtog- hi' jroonoi
.-rrrrol otnr down vmrn bnihtfena -now
A TEST INOIAK WUKOCn CASC
Paoik Tcx.. Anxn-t MJ
aoctnw button, wno hromrht tn '
rhwnd with tllll o Cwo bdin frt
dnuiuo ro H.i vtutui cnn oo twno
jt:d hnr. mmWr Ik- - hmm iHjpii
net -Jan in In Induto court. B h
(UiawSaow thai nodr to .
bill tho fodotal ooorto can b
tmn A tnto to tho tn out i
now how. It will bo a-ano o toot n ntn
zpomniUtoi it Jmoi- -no tooaty &