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WASHINGTON, SUNDAY, jVIAY 4, 189 O. 16 PAGES.
STRUCK DOWN BY DEATH.
SENATOR HECK 1'AIXS DKAD IN THE
II. As 1. STATION.
Tho City Shocked by tho Slid Tidings Kx
presslons of Sorrow and Esteem From
Men of All l'urtlcs Arrangements For
the Funeral Action of tho Senate.
Senator James 13. Deck, of Kentucky, dropped
dend in tbo Baltimore and Potomac station at 4
o'clock yesterday afternoon.
Ho Lad just arrived on tho limited express
from Now York and was accompanied by bis
daughter, Mrs. Goodloe, wife of Maj. Goodloc,
of tbo United States Marine Corps. He got oft
the train with the rest of tho passengers and
walked with his daughter tho entire length of
tho platform and through tho gate leading to
tbo station proper. He seemed to walk with an
effort and to breathe with labor, but these
symptoms were the usual accompaniments of
exertion with him for some mouths past. After
passing into tbo station the Senator and his
daughter stopped and were joined by bis pri
vate secretary, who had brought a carriage to
take them home.
A few words wcro exchangod with regard to
tho caro of baggage, when the Senator sud
denly turned pale, and with tbo remark, "I
feel dizzy," fell into tho arms of his compan
ions. They could not support his weight, and
he dropped to the floor, where ho swooned
away. His daughter was naturally alarmed
and screamed for help. Willing hands were
numerous, as tho station was crowded at tho
time, and tho limp and helpless body was borne
into the office of the stationma6ter, about twenty
feet away. Great excitement ensued, and al
though it was apparent that tho Senator was
dead, half a dozen messengers were immedi
ately despatched for physicians, and all the
remedies at band were applied, but all to no
effect. Dr. Cbamberlaiu was tho first phy
sician to arrive, and he was soon followed by
Dr. Wells and others, but there was nothing for
them to do except to examine the body to de
termine the cause of death.
A superficial examination only was possible
at tbo time, but this was sufficient to satisfy
tho physicians that death resulted from paraly
sis of the heart and immediately followed the
Tho news was telegraphed to the Capitol, and
subsequently spread like wildfire to all sections
of the city.
.Representatives Breckinridge, Caruth, Stone,
and others of the Kentucky Congressional
delegation hurried to the station at once and
arranged for tho removal of the remains to a
. more suitable place. -
At 4:15 Mr. Harris interrupted tbo proceed
ings of the Senate, and asked that a bulletin
which bo bad just received should be read to
The presiding officer, Mr. Ingalls, read, in a
voice betraying deep emotion, the following:
Western Union Tkleghai'ii Lines.
Bulletin. Senator Book jiiBt dropped dead
In the Baltimore and Potomac station.
Manager W. U. Tel. Co.
"In view of this sad fact," said Mr. Harris,
"I move that the Senato do now adjourn."
Tho motion was agreed to, and Senators and
officials gathered around Mr. Harris, expressing
to each other their sincere sorrow at the sudden
death of a man so much loved and respected.
Mr. Ingalls instructed tho assistant scrgeant-at-arms,
Mr. Reed, to proceed at once to tbo
Baltimore and Potomac Railroad station, ascer
tain the facts, make all proper arrangements,
and have tho Senato flag half-masted.
Tho body of Senator Beck was removed f r om
the station to tho house of Representative
Breckinridge, of Kentucky, on Capitol Hill.
The remains were taken in charge by Under
taker Barker, and later in the evening were em
balmed. No arrangements have as yet been made for
tho funeral. Major and Mrs. Goodloe, the son-in-law
and daughter of Mr. Beck, have ex
pressed a willingness to leave all arrangements
for the funeral in the bauds of tho Kentucky
uuicjruiauii m congress, auu moy uoiu a meet
ing to-day for tho purpose of making these
Tho body will
there, where his
Mr. Beck left
bo taken to Lexington, Ky
home, and will bo interred
wife and one daughter Ho
a son named Geortre. who at
present is somewhere iu Wyoming, but tbo tele
graph has been put to use, and he will be in
formed of his father's death. Tho only other
child left by Mr. Beck is his daughter, Mrs.
There were a largo number of callers at
tbo houso during last evening.
Expressions of recret and sentiments of high
regard wero heard everywhere in tho city, es
pecially among those who had known Mr. Beck
most intimately. Those who knew him best
wero free in their expressions of sorrow.
Senator Sherman had served a long tltno with
Senator Beck on tbo Finance Committee, and
bad formed, bo said, a high opinion of tbo abil
ities of tho deceased.
"Ho was," said Senator Sherman, "a man of
strong opinions, vigorous intellect, and
positlvo convictions, especially on the subject
of free trade. Ho was honest and conscientious,
and very stubborn. Ho was a good Senator,
industrious and a hard laborer, well-equipped
with a great variety of arguments. While wo
disagreed iu nearly all our opinions on political
questions, I had a sincere respect for bis hon
esty and manly and bold expressions of opinion.
Ho was a Yory useful man, and his death will
be greatly regretted bv all and deplored as a
serious misfortune by Ills friends and acquaint
ances." Senator Cockrell, of Missouri, said ho con
sidered Senator Beck one of tho ablest men
who ever occupied a seat on tho floor of tbo
Senato. Ho was well-equipped at all points for
a legislator, and had rendered great service to
his btato and to tho whole country as well.
Senator Allison, with whom Senator Beck
was more intimately associated than with any
other man on tho Republican side, said: "Ho
was constant, faithful and intelligent in his
work iu tho Senato. Able but iucislvo iu debate,
of strong convictions and sturdy integrity, ho
exerted a groat iullueuce. His loss will bo
deeply felt by his associates and the country
loses ono of its most valuable and able public
Senator Ingalls said: "Senator Beck's sud
den death was a very great 6hoek to us all.
His personal characteristics were very engaging
and attractivo, and ho was universally popular
with all his associates iu the Senate, Ho had
great kindness of heart, and was genial and
lovablo and always ready to oblige. lie had no
antagonism nor quarrels, though hU partisan
ship was intense. His death is an Irrcparablo
loss to his State and bis party, and will bo sin
cerely lamented by all who know him."
Senator Edmunds grieved over tho nows and
said: "I knew Mr. Beck when in tbo Houso of
Representatives, and for several years, since ho
has been in tho Senate, intimately. Although
wo have differed essentially in political views,
as such views are commonly understood, wo
almost always agreed in respect of measures of
general legislation, with tho exception of tbo
question of so-called free trade or protection
and in respect of tho condition of affairs in the
Southern States. Ho was a man of absoluto
purity of character and conduct, brave, up
right, intelligent, industrious, honorable. He
has been a public servant without spot or
blemish, and his death is a great loss to his
country and to his friends."
Mr. Carlisle said Mr. Beck had performed
many valuable services for the country at
largo and for his constituency. "It will bo a
long time before the people of Kentucky suc
ceed in filling his place with a gentleman so In
dustrious, energetic, and conscientious."
Among those mentioned as probable succes
sors to Mr. Beck, are ex-Speaker Carlisle, ex
Governor McCreary, Governor Buckuer, and
Proctor Knott. It is thought likely that the last
mentioned gentleman is likely to be appointed
by the Governor of Kentucky to fill the vacancy
until the Legislature cau elect. It Is generally
admitted that Mr. Carlisle cau have tho Sena
torsbip if bo wants it, but it is thought that bis
personal preference will be to remain in the
Houso as leader of his party. Many Demo
cratic members 6aid last night that this Is tbo
course ho ought to pursue, as ho can be of more
use to the party where he is than in the Senate.
Still there are those who predict that Mr. Car
lisle will be elected by the Kentucky Legislature
a6 Mr. Beck's successor. Mr. McCreary is
generally regarded as the man who will get the
promotion If Mr. Carlisle declines it, while
Governor Buckuer is looked upon as a strong
" DEATH TO THE GOVERNMENT."
Serious Disturbances In Peru-Mobs Dis
persed by TroopB.
Panama, April 25. Lima advices of April 9,
referring to the arrest by the government, pre
vious to the recent presidential election, of
Seiior Pierila, a candidate for the presidency,
on a charge of stirring up strife, say
the news of his arrest was only
known by a few persons on Saturday
night. On the following day, when
it became known throughout the city, groups
of persons of all political shades assembled and
commented on the situation of affairs. The
authorities pereeiving that the groups were in
creasing in" number, a patrol of gendarmes of
infantrj' and cavalry were ordered out and tho
gathering wero dispersed. The movement of
coaches at tho grand plaza was great, and the
Instantaneous closlnir un of decent houses
was noticeable. Luter tho -jiopulacefboliey
iu mey ivouiu ua uir uuervy tu iiihku a
manifestation, shouted, "Death to tho govcrn
ment," and began throwing stones at tho police.
A few of the missiles wero thrown Into the gov
ernment palace, whereupon a volley was fired
to disperse the crowds which were advancing
in a threatenlngmanner. At this momentsome
of tho people begau to retire from tho plaza, but
the more determined remained and repeated tho
cry, "Death to the government." A few more
stones wero thrown at tho police and into tho
balconies of tho government palace. Just
then two detachments of cavalry of fifty men
each arrived from tho principal door of
the government palaco, attacked the groups
and with sabre iu hand dispersed them. A
coach which bad remained in the plaza in viola
tion of the order given that all should move out
was broken into pieces and the horso was
killed by tho soldiers. At tho Passederia and
Deameparados streets groups of people assem
bled and assumed an aggressive attitude, throw
ing stones at tho palace and Into tho intendou
cia. Tho guard then discharged a volley into
the crowd, which at once dispersed. The plaza,
which is next to tbo palaco was soon deserted
aud no one could bo seen but those who resides
in tho immediate vicinity. The exact number
of tho wounded could not bo ascertained.
Insulted an American Lady.
Behi.in, May 3. Tho court at Weimar has
sentenced a rich man named Doeberelner to
nino months' imprisonment for insulting au
American lady, Miss Lcmmer, by sending to
her anonymous letters accusing her of immor
ality. Tho offender was not iudicted until tho
American consul insisted that tho authorities
should take action iu tho matter.
Nows of "Great Finds."
Gheat Falls, Mont., May 3. Reports from
Barker confirm tho news of great finds of car
bonates and galena in tho "May" and "Edna"
mines, and also iu tho mines which have been
christened "America" and "Columbus."
Relief of tho Flood Sufferers.
For tho further guidance of Capt. Weston,
commissary of subsistence at Now Orleans, Sec
rotary Proctor has directed that he "receive
and give proper weight to Information from all
reputable sources, and if in particular iustances
that same is conflicting that you make such fur
ther Investigation as is possible. In those cases
ho would advise, if practicable, sending an offi
cer to personally make tho investigation, and
for this and for your aid generally ho is pro
pared to send you as many officers as you may
need. Ho appreciates tho difficulty under
which you labor aud reposes full confldeuco iu
your discretion. Ho would regret, however,
any failure through misunderstanding to relievo
any actual sufferiug such as contemplated by
the resolution of Congress."
To Prevent Gerrymandering.
Representative McComas, of Maryland, yes
terday reported to tho House, from the Com
mittee on the Election of President, Vice Presi
dent, and Representatives in Congress, his bill
to prevent gorrymauderlng. Tho report is long,
auu includes an elaborate review aud discussion
of tho Constitutional questions involved.
First Payment-lOtli Issue Equitable
O. 1$. Association.
The first payment on tho now issue is duo
this month, (May.) Shares cau bo subscribed
for and paid upon dully at tho office of tho
association, Equitable Building, 1003 F street,
from 9 A. M. to 4:30 P. M., and from 0 to 8
o'clock P. M., Wednesday, May 7. Shares are
5-3.50 per mouth. For further information ap
Jonx Jov Epson.
WHERE IS MR. COLEGROVE?
FltlKNDS OF A SEVENTH - STKEET
IIA.NKKK ANXIOUS A1IOUT HIM.
One of His Claries Invokes the Aid of tbo
Follcc to Recover a Deposit Ho Made on
Securing His Job An Early Morning
Scone In tbo Hank.
Reports have been in circulation for a, couple
of days indicating that there was something
wrong with the banking and loan firm of Sloan,
Colegrove fc Co., No. 517 Seventh street. The
firm begau business about three months ago,
and, as far as could be learned, consisted of
young Mr. Colegrove, a man of about twenty
five years of age, sou of Dr. J. B. Colegrove, of
this city. Mr. Sloan is not known to have been
here at all, and is said to bo a New York broker
and father-in-law of young Mr. Colegrove. " Ho
was supposed to have supplied tho money with
which the business of the firm was to bo carried
on. This business does not seem to have been
It was conducted by two male clerks and one
young woman. When tho clerks were taken
Into the employment of tho firm they wero
obliged to make in advance deposits of differ
ent sums of money as security that they would
not fly to Canada with the funds which tbey
handled. One of the male clerks, a Mr. M. II.
Johnson, Is said to have deposited $300 with
Mr. Colegrove and tho lady clerk $100. On
Friday Mr. Johnson made complaint to tho
police that he did not think all was
right with the Arm, as ho had not re
ceived any of the salary of $20 a week which
he had been promised nor could he get his ,300
deposit back. Sinco then the police have been
looking into the case, but they do not appear to
have been able to locate Mr. Colegrove nor the
"funds" of tho bank.
Mr. Colegrove seems to have been rather hard
to find for some time. On Thursday night Mr.
Johnson and the other gentleman em
ployed there remained in the bank all
night, in the hope that the proprietor
would drop in during tho evening. The evening
wore to night aud tho night to morning, but be
did not come. Sometime after daylight Mr.
Colegrove appeared, when the two irate clerks
pounced on him and demanded some of the
money due them. Mr. Colegrove only had $12
with him, and this he gave up, tho clerks
dividing it between them pro rata according to
what was due them. Tho poor lady clerk
seems to have been entirely forgotten in the
A number of business men on Seventh street,
in the neighborhood of Mr. Colcgrovo's bank,
and others, are said to be as anxious
to interview the gentleman as his clerks
were. Thomas J. Fisher fc Co., for rent;
Kcrvand & Co., for engiavlnfc'; tbe-agent .of -a-New
York firm, for furniture3, Mr. - Saitzstein,
thojoweler, for agold watch and other trinkets,
and several other firms are reported to have
little bills against tho missing Mr. Colegrove,
which they would esteem it a great favor to
Meanwhile, the youthful banker and investor
Is known no more in his accustomed haunts,
and it is supposed he has gono to the seaside
for the summer, taking his tennis suit with
Mr. Colegrove's family last night professed
to know nothing about him, although they did
not think ho had left the city.
Mr. Johnson, the clerk, wkeu he lodged his
complaint with the police, volunteered tho in
formation that Mr. Colegrovo had been arrested
in Philadelphia for practices similar to those be
has indulged In here, and was now under bonds
to answer the charges in the Quaker City.
A New Panama Canal Company.
Pauis, May 3. The Temps says that the
liquidator of tho Panama Canal Company has
appointed M. S. Wyse to conduct negotiations
looking to tho formation of a new company.
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Dying; From Starvation.
Massowau, May 3. A famine prevails in
Tigre. Owiug to tho misrule of the govern
ment hosts of people are migrating. Many of
these have died from hunger on the roadride.
Our Squadron at Algiers.
Algiers, May 3. The American Squadron
of Evolution has arrived hero.
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Duty on watch-keys is increased by late
Houso bill for tho allowance of certain "Fourth-of-July"
claims was passed by tho Senate.
A bill to exclude obscene literature from tho
malls was Introduced in tho House.
Parcels-post privileges have been extended to
merchandise arriving In mails from Costa Rica.
- John S. Durham, of Pennsylvania, nominated
to Senato to be United states consul at San
Government bond purchases yesterday aggre
gated 5105,000, at 183 for 4 per cents und loaifor
41- per cents.
President Harrison approved the act increas
ing tho limit ot cost of site and public building
at Newark, N. J.
- Henry h. Whiting, of Now York, was nomi
nated by tho President to bo a member of tho
Mississippi River Commission.
- John Biddy, P. P.Finuogan, and Joseph Por
ter have been nppointed internal revenue
storekeepers and guagers in tho Sixth Virginia
For improving Mississippi River from head of
tbo passes to tho Ohio River $1,000,000 are made
Immediately available by joint resolution passed
by the Houso yesterday.
The bill referring to tho Court of Claims tho
claim of Mat. McKay, (which was vetoed by
President Cleveland,) wus passed by tho Senato
by 38 yeas against 11 nays.
Bonds purchased by Treasury since August,
1887 Total amount purchased, 8271,203,400: cost.
$317,600,027; cost at maturity would have been
$380,013,780; saving, $08,203,802.
A resolution calling on tho Secretary of tho
Treasury for information as to tho export and
import of gold and silver during tho calendar
year 1880, was passed by the Senate.
The later error discovered in tho Oklahoma
law will not atfect tho law as a whole. Tho gov.
ernraeut of tho Territory will bo established as
intended. Curative legislation will bo secured
later if necessary.
A Senato bill was passed authorizing tho Sec
retary of War to appoint a board or three Army
olllcors to examine aud report on a national har
bor of rolugo near tho mouth of tho Delaware
Bay suitable for deep-draught vessels.
A statement issued by tho Treasury Depart
ment yesterday shows that during tho month of
April there wus a net increase or 8400,721 In tho
circulation, and u net iucseaso of $4,238,187 in tho
money aud bullion in tbo Treasury.
WRECKED BY A HURRICANE.
A Texas Town Ithldlod Two Persons
Killed Many Wounded.
Wills Point, Tkx., May 3. A hurricane
strnck hero at 12:30 to-day, and every houso in
town is more or less damaged. Two
persons wero killed outright, and
several injured. Tho killed arc: Mr.
Bowen. caught under a falling wall and
crushed to death; n negro girl fourteen years
old, daughter of Tom Mitchell. Tho injured
are: Jack Ballard, injured internally, danger
ously; son of M. E. McMauus, arm broken in
two places; Mrs. Mitchell, colored, mother of
the girl killed. Tbo Methodist Church and
tho public school building were demolished,
while other churches were blown off their
foundations. A number of stores and residencen
wero blown down and nearly all busluosa houses
were unroofed and all goods badly damaged.
The hurricane also visited Mesqultc, Thornton,
Terrel, and other points iu its track doing great
STARTIiING SECRET HISTORY.
How Emperor "William "Was Prejudiced
Copyright by New York Associated Proaa.l
Bkiilin, May 8. Tho Hamburger Nachrkh
tcn gives a startling version of Prlnco Bis
marck's retirement by stating that tho Em
peror's mind was prejudiced by enemies, who
influenced him to boliovo that tho Princo took
such large doses of morphine that ho often lost
the power of connected thought. Tho Emperor
summoned Dr. Sehwennlger to question him
regarding Bismarck's condition.
Bismarck resented this, although tho answers
received by the Emgeror convinced him that
the reports were groundless.
Sinco the Imperial aide-de-camp Lchndorff
returned from his sojourn at Fricdrichsruho tho
clouds between the Emperor and Bismarck
have been clearing away, and all misunder
standings arc being explained.
McCiinn Koltoratos His Charges AgaiiiHt
Nuw Yokk, April 3. Tho Senate committee
on cities, of which Mr. Fassett is chairman, sat
again in this city to-day to hear furthor devel
opments concerning the workings of tho city
departments. Mayor Grant was a witness, and
proceeded to exculpate himself from tho
charges made against him by Patrick McCann.
The committee-room was filled to tho doors.
Mr. McCann was again put on the stand and
cross-examined by Mr. Cochran. Ho said Mr.
Croker owed his $3,000, incurred for supplying
groceries to Mr. Croker's family. The debt
had been growing for soven or eight years, and
is still growing for supplying Mr. Croker's
A6ked by Mr. Cockran if tho debt was for
rf "Yes, aud for dinners supplied to you. You
inneu ttiere tne nignt tnat Graut was elected
sheriff and several times 6inco then." .
Questioned as to tho date when Mr. Croker
came to him with $180,000, witness said ho
could not tell the preciso date. Ho wao not
surprised at Croker having $180,000 with him,
as there was plenty of money at that timo
among the people connected with tho board
of aldermen. Witness did not see tho monoy,
but he did not doubt Mr. Croker's statement.
Croker had said to him that there wero two
aldermen whom ho wanted to reach, and Tom
Adams knew them. Mr. Croker had subse
quently said that he had seen theso two alder
men, and ho understood that everything was
satisfactory. "I knew," he said, "somebody
had becu 'seen.' "
Q. Who wero those aldermen ?
A. Plerson and Wendell. (Sensation.)
The cross-examination ended at this point,
and it was generally considered that McCann
came out of the ordeal uninjured, and that his
testimony had not been 6hakcnup to this point.
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SHOT BY SOLDIERS.
Bloodshed in ISarcoIona Mob of StriltoiH
Bakcklona, May 3, (MiDNionT.) Tho strik
ers assembled to-night in thousands. Tho
troops endeavored to disperse them, but
wero met with stout resistance. Several
revolver shots were fired at tho sol
diers, who replied with a volloy. Tho
mob was then charged and scattered at
tho point of tho bayonet. Threo of tho strikers
wero shot and seriously wounded. Many ar
rests wero made. A striker was sentenced to
impri6onmentfor life at hard labor to-day for
woundlug a policeman. Five others wero sen
tenced to ten years' confinement each at hard
labor for attempting to prevent others from
going to work.
Amid Booming- of Cannon.
St. Louis, May 3. Tho St. Louis Merchants'
bridge was formally opened to-day with impos
ing ceremonies. Ten minutes after tbo arrival
of the train bearing Governor Francis and staff
reached tho center of the bridgo a special train
bearing Governor Fifer, of Illinois, accom
panied by his staff and many prominent Illl
noisans camo alongside from tho Illinois shoro
and tho two Governors mot and clasped hands on
the centre 6pan amid tho plaudits of the on
lookers, tho screaming of whistles, and tho
booming of canuou. Then Miss Joscphino
Cobb, daughter of Seth W. Cobb, president of
tho Bridgo Company, hoisted the Stars and
Stripes and baptized tho new structure by
breaking a bottle of wino ou tho rails.
Minister Phelps Persists.
LCopyright by Now York Associated Pres.
Berlin, May 3. William Walter Phelps, tho
American Minister hero, required tho iniluenco
of Chancellor Yon Caprivi to obtain a permit
for "Buffalo Bill" Cody's Wild West Show to
enter Germany. This subject led to a refereneo
to the embargoes on Amerlcau pork and other
products. Tho Chancellor's allusions to tho
embargoes tended to encourage . Minister
Phelps to persist in his efforts to secure tho
modification or abolition of tho restrictions.
Fight on tlio Frontier.
London, May 3. African despatches,' report
that a dispute over tho boundary lino, "jod) to a
conflict between Tripolltans and TuuisiUnB on
tho frontier, and that both sides lost sovoral
killed aud wounded.
Earthquake Shocks in California.
Nevada, Gal., May 3. '.Three sharp1 6hocks
of earthquake wero felt here at 9:18 this morning.
GAY SCENES AT IVY CITY.
A HIUTTjIANT THRONG AT THE CtOSE
OICTHE DUMUIiANE CLUR MEET.
I.! voly Racing For tbo Handsome Cups and
Sovoral Jockeys Thrown Mr. Maddux
Wins tbo Xinurols Knoiiic Events In
Other Cities-Sensation at Eli.abotli.
Another highly fashionable assemblage yes
terday witnessed tho closo of tho hunt meeting
of tho Durablano Club at Ivy City. As on
Thursday, there wero fully as many, if not
more, women present than men. Tho Inner
field was well lined with coaches, drags, and
handsome equipages. Iu tho grand stand wero
a largo number of people of note iu official and
social circles. Somo of them wcro Senators
Walcott and Hampton, Lady Paunccroto and
tho Misses Pauucefote, Col. Carpenter, Messrs.
Hitchcock and Lanier, Miss Post, of New York;
ex-Mayors Swann aud Latrobe, of Baltimore,
and Miss Cameron.
The judges were Senators Hearst and Black
burn and Mr. John Sauford.
Tho weather was mild, but the sky was over
cast and threatening.
The races were sweepstakes, with handsome
cups added, the Hunter's Cup and the Dum
blane Cup, huge affairs of silver lined with gold,
being especially elegant.
Mr. Maddux won the laurels of the day, and
rodo with carefulness, pluck, and vigor, that
entitled him to the applauso ho received. Tho
interest centered iu tho hurdio and steeple
chase races, aud as usual there wero somo bad
falls, though, fortunately, tho riders escaped
with no more serious injuries than bad bruises.
Tho first race, tho pony handicap, three
fourths of a mile, for ponies, was easily won by
Buckshot, well-ridden by Foxhall Keene.
Foi tho Hunters' Cup, two miles on tho fiat,
tho son of Ab-del-Kader had tho race from tho
start, winning by ten lengths from Tho Bull.
Mr. Maddux rodo the winuer.
Nellie K., ridden by Mr. Daniels, won tho
Hack handicap, one mile on tho flat, the other
horses playing themselves out in false 6tarts,
Murat second, Suzette third, with Yazoo and
Leila B. trailing behind.
Billy M. outclassed all tho others in tho
Farmers' race for $100 purso and won easily,
Nellie Bly second. ""
In the Galoway Hurdio Cup race, one mile,
the horses got off to a terribly bad start, Punch
being left standing fifteen lengths from the
wire. Maddux very pluckily sent her after the
others, and, by excellent riding, overtook But
ton aud Faust, who both soon afterward fell,
and Punch then came within a length aud a
half of stealing the race from Vircen, ridden
by Mr. Knutt.
The Dumblano steeplechase, about threo
nines, for a valuable cup, was very exciting.
Retribution, tho favorite, refused tho first jump,
and -Cock-o'-thfe-walk, Mogul, aud ' Killaloe
went ahead In tho order named. The horses
went up tho hill very fast, but as tho inner field
was reached Retribution overhauled all except
Cock-o'-the-walk, who was running rapidly, too
fast, as was shown when he fell iu going over
tho next hurdle. Killaloo was the next to
tumble. Mr. Knutt remounted Cock-o'-the-walk
and was thrown twice more before he
gave up. Retribution, ridden by Mr. Kernoc
bau, finally won; Mogul, ridden by Mr. Mad
dux, second; Sellm and Grasshopper, who wero
never iu the race unless all the others fell, also
finished tho course.
The thrown jockeys received bad, but not
Ttacos nt Nashville.
Nashvilli:, May 3. Tho track was heavy at
West Side Park to-day aud starting only fair.
Tho favorites wero losing cards in four out of
tho six events.
First race Six furlongs. Miss Blono won,
White Nose second, Germanic third. Time,
Second race Four furlongs. Palora won by
a length, Drift second, Laura Doxov third.
Third race Five furlongs. Ferryman won.
Average second, Woodford third. Time, 1 :07.
Fourth race Fifteen-sixteenths. Bonnie
King won, Argenta second, Somerset third.
Fifth race Fifteen-sixteenths. Jess Arm
strong won, Jacobin second, Big Three third.
Sixth race U miles. Glockuer wou, Sau
taleno second, Fayette third. Timo, 1:5SJ.
Sensation at Elizabeth Truck.
Elizaiiutii Rack Tiiack, May 3. Tho
arrest of several bookmakers under the New
Jersey law for assisting in keepiug
a ''disorderly house" created a sensatiou
nt tho track, and especially wheu it
was rumored that moro of them wcro
to bo arrested to-day. Such was tho case, and
boforo tho horses went to the post for the fifth
race, Bookmakers Anderson, Jones, aud
eoveral others were arrested. Tho club, how
over, wus ready with a local judge, and tho
bookies wero released on their own recogniz
ances, and things went on as though nothing
First race Kenwood won, Glostcr secoiid.
Secoud race Highland Lass won, Cerise colt
Third race Battersby won, Lakowood
Fourth race Hose won, Shotover second.
Fifth race Lottie won, Best Boy second.
Sixth race Eon won, Belwood second,
Seventh race Klugldlo won, Guesal second.
Oowhidintf, but No Duel.
Augusta, Ga., May 3. On April 9 tho town
of Elleton, Ga., was excited over tho cowhldiug
that Editor James L. Harper, of tho Elleton
Star, gave Phila W. Davis, Kepreseutativo of
Elbert County, in the Georgia Legislature.
It was reported that Davis had been
drinking and offered an insult to
an elderly lady, a relativo of Harper. A cltl
zeus' Indignation meeting was held and Davis
was asked to leave town, which ho did, going to
Lexington, in Ogelthorpo County, Somo of
Davis's frieuds have stood by him, declaring
their belief in his innocence of tho charge.
Recently Davis challenged Harper to a dule,
but although conespoudonco has passed be
tween them, no meet has yet occurred.
For tho DIstriot of Columbia, Delaware, und
Marylaud, slightly warmer; southerly wiuds;
Thermometer readings yesterday: 8 A. M., 55;
V. M.. Co: mean teiuuoraturk CO.- maximum, fl:
minimum, 50; munu relntivp huiuldjty7, 1; total
precipitation, .0-3 inches.