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WASHINGTON, SUNDAY. AUGUST 2, 1891. SO PAGES.
MISS MAGGIE BI,AINK SKRIOUSIiY
.Another disunity In tho Soroly Aflllctcd
lllatno family A Runaway In tho
Smithsonian Grounds Dr. Colo and
1H.IBB Watts Also Injured.
A distressing runaway accident occurred
ilast'nlgbt about 7 o'clock in tho Smlthsontan
grounds that has resulted vory seriously for a
popular and esteemed young lady of this city,
Mies Maggie Blaiuo, daughter of Robert
Blaine, and a niece of Secretary of Stato
Blaiu. Dr. G. R. Loo Colo, a well-known
physician, had crossed tho bridge that spans
Sixth street near tho Fish Commission Build
ing; and was leisurely proceeding toward
Seventh strcot, his purpose being to cross that
thoroughfaro aud enter the Smithsonian
.grounds. Ho was riding In ono of those sty
lish turnouts known as a buck-board. Tho oc
cupants of tho vehicle were Miss Maggie Blaine,
Miss Daisy Watts aud Dr. Colo. As they neared
-Seventh street an approaching cable car
frightened tho horse and ho becamo unmanage
able. IIo gave u frlghtrul lungo aud then
started oil at ruco horse speed. Ho dashed
through tho Smithsonian grounds, Dr. Colo
'bravely holding on to the reins and flghtinc: to
gain control of tho bea6t, at tho same time
attempting to a lay tho fears of his lady
companions. When opposite tho museum
door Miss Blaine, who was in the
roar seat, lost control of herself, and tried to
make a leap out of tho buck-board. Sho mis
calculated tho dlstanco, for instead of landing
safely, she turned completely over and
tfell upon her head. She was knocked
senseless, aud lay helpless in the
road. In tho next hundred yards from
where she jumped the buck-board struck an
obstruction 'and turned over, throwing Dr.
Colo and Miss Watts Into the roadway. When
this happeued Dr. Colo immediately picked
up Miss watts, and, ilndlng she was not in
jured badly, hurried back to where Miss
Blalno lay. Upon reaching her he found that
she was unconscious. With tho help of others
ho had her carried into the MuBoum Building.
He sent messengers for help, and Dr. Crook
-responded. During two hours tho two physi
cians worked over the Injured lady in tho
hope of bringing her to consciousness.
In their diagnosis of tho case, both physi
cians agreed that concussion of tho brain had
taken placo and tho greatest care would be
necessary to bring her around all right. Tho
j)Olice,ambulanco was .summoned, and as ten
derly as possible the injured young"lady was,
placed theroiu and carried to tho homo of Mr.
John A. Watts, father of Miss Watts, 043 F
'Street southwest, where sho was made as com
fortable as if at home.
When The Sunday Herald reporter reach--ed
the houso last night Dr. Colo and Dr. Crook
wore still In tho room working to relieve tho
concussion, and though their patient was not
yet out of danger tho physicians had hope
that she would pull through. Dr. Colo was
Inwardly injured, but unmindful of himself
was heroically looking after his charge. Ho
states that his horse was usually a quiet, easy
. going animal and never gave evidence of any
ugly habits, and was almost dumbfounded
when it bolted. IIo says It was due entirely
to the cablo cars, tho ringing of tho bells ap
parently startling tho horse.
Miss Watts escaped with only a few slight
bruises and a sort of sprained arm. She suf
fers somewhat from nervous prostration, but
-otherwise is all right.
Tho horse continued on his mad career and
was not caught until ho had smashed the turn
out to splinters In tho Agricultural grounds.
Mr. Blaine, the father of thejinjured lady, is
traveling in Europe, but her mother who re
sides at' 133 C street southeast; was soon at
her child's sldo ministering to her.
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Tho Ship la Safo.
San Diego, Cal., Aug. 1. Captain Mann-
zen, of thoItata,claims tho Chilian ship Maipo,
which was reported as having foundered at
sea near Iquiquo, has In reality anchored in
safety at tho latter port. Ho says tho report
that tho Maipo foundered aroso from a mls-
translatlon by a press reporter of tho Spanish
verbfondear. Tho true meaning of fondoar
Is to anchor, but lie claims it was translated
by tho reporter as meaning to founder. The
Maipo is said to have carried equipments for
25,000 infantry and cavalry.
Rev. Dr. Junking Dropped Dead.
Lexington Va., Aug. 1. Rev. Dr.
.Ebenezer Junkins, of Houston, Tor., but a na
tive of this city, and a brother-in-law of Stono
wall Jackson, fell dead on an East Tennessee,
Virginia, and Georgia Railroad train while near
Johnson City, Tenu., this morning, and his
remains will be interred hero to-morrow. He
was for twenty years pastor of Now Providence
Church in thiB county. This is one of tho
oldest churches in the United States. It was
Fought for Their T4veB.
Choton Laudiho, N. Y. Aug. 1. Ono of
the most thrilling tragedies that has over oc
curred in Westchester Couuty, took placo in
this villago this evening, which will re
sult in the death of Newton Baker, privato
secretary of Colonel Robert G. Ingersoll, who
was fatally shot four times by Orvillo M. An.
derson, late the Now York agent of tho Louis
ville Gas Company. Family quarrels were
the cause of tho tragedy.
Indict All tho New York Newspapers.
New Yokk, Aug. 1. District Attorney
Nicoll to-day came to the conclusion to iudict
all the Now York newspapers that published
accounts of the electrocutions at Sing Sing
on July 6 last. The evidence in the handB of
tho district attorney's office will be presented
to tho grand jury on Monday.
Tho Baker Slurder Trial.
Abingdon, Va., Aug. 1. No court was
held to-day, Tho Baker murder trial will bo
EMPEROR TALiKS TEMPERANCE
Ho Ih a Frlond of Good Doer, Hut an Kn
emy of Bad Liquor.
Copyrighted by Associated Press.
BEuiiiN, Aug. l.Tho Imperial yacht Uo
henzollern, with his Majesty, tho Emperor
William on board, touched at Dronthelm to
day homeward boupd. .All tho party aro in
tho best of health and are timed to arrive at
at Kiel on Wednesday. Tho Emperor's pro
jected measuro for tho repression of public
drunkenness has becomo under tho manipu
lation of tho ministers merely a proposal that
tho Landtag should increase tho ponaltics
imposed on drunkards. Ministers Hcrrfurth
and Miquel and others concur in tho belief
that tho public would not tolerato active
legislative interferonco with drinking. Tho
Emperor thinks differently. A draft of tho
proposed bill was sent to him and was re
turned with suggestions concerning Stato
supervision of the healthy qualities of bev
erages. Impressed with tho recent offlcial statistics
concernine tho growth of criminal offences and
suicides arising from drink, the Government
has opened an inquiry in regard thereto and is
drawing evidence from hospital and other
medical sources concerning the increasing
use of potato spirits and other impure alcohols
and how far tho uso of these spirits may be
reearded as a leading factor in crime. Tho
official returns of suicides committed in Berlin
durine tho first fortnight of July 6how a total
of 147. Tho cause of this enormous self
destruction is attributed chiefly to drink. Tho
Emperor is a friend of good beer, but blames
bad drink for many of the violations of law
throughout the empire, but more particularly
in tho great cities, especially Berlin. Ho
means to try to attach such penalties to tho
sale of bad liquors, both malt and spirituous,
that it will not be worth while to run the risk
of incurring them.
MR. INGALIjS SPOKE.
Social and Political Problems Discussed
New Yokk, Aug. 1. Ex-Senator John J.
Ingalls, of Kansas, addressed an audience of
about 1,200 people at Prohibition Park, Staten
Island, this 'afternoon. Mr. Ingalls spoke
upon the soplal and political problems of our
century. His speech was interspersed with
anecdotes. Among other things the Senator
"lam a Prohibitionist myself and never
take a drink except when I like to. Fortu
nately I do not want to very often, and If I
could eradicate the saloon from tho earth I
x would gladly do so. Prohibition is the law in
Kansas, yet there Js.not.a town in tho State
where a man cannotget all tho liquor ho
wants. It is tho same in Iowa. I hope you
will succeed better than the Prohibitionists of
these two States have succeeded."
The ex-Senator gave an elaborate discourse
on political economy, In which he eulogized
tho Republican party.
MAN WITH A DUAIi LIFE.
A Relative of tho iato Vice President
Chicago, Aug. 1. Lewis Leitzeuborger, a
relative of ox-Vico President Thomas A.
Hendricks, was arrested to-night by
officers who were looking for Tommy
Morgan, a Chicago burglar. The arrest
seems to have proved tho truth of the
apparently Incredible report that Morgan
and Leitzenberger were ono and tho same per
son. The prisoner was shot July 14tb, while
attempting to escape from a residence on
Grand Boulevard, which ho was in the act of
looting. Tho wound wa6 not dangerous,
and Morgan (or Leitzenberger) mana
ged after soveral days to escape
from the county hospital to which ho had
been taken. It was after his flight from tho
hospital that tho queer rumors of his identity
became current. Advices from Indiana
polis were to tho effect that Leitz
enberger was at ono time wealthy
and commanded considerable Boclal
iufluence. Tho search hero for the mysterious
burglar was kept up till to-night, when tho
man with tho dual life was caught sicht of on
Stato street and arrested. On his person was
found a number of tools, which he is said to
have used in housebreaking.
Defaulter Youne'B Safo Opened.
Louisville, Ky., Aug. l.Tho safe of the
defaulting cashier, Young, of tho Mis
sissippi Valley and Newport News
Railroad Company, was opened by ex
perts this afternoon. It was hoped some
thing to explain his disappearance and possi
bly to square his accounts would be discovered,
but nothing at all was found beyond the cash
usually carried in tho safe. A letter from
his brother at Omaha showed that
ho had borrowed money from his
brother, and had been In financial straits sev
eral years ago. There is also a hint at some
trouble, which his brother upbraided him
for not disclosing fully. There is evidence
to-night that Youug lost heavily in tho
"bucket 6bops" here, and it is not believed
that ho took much monoy with him. It Is
supposed ho has made good, his escape. Tho
exact amount of tho shortage is not yet known.
Personal Consecration to Christ.
Lanoabteu, Pa., Aug. 1, At to-day's ses
sion of the Reformed Spiritual Conference,
Bon G. Noss, of Silver Run, Mo., read a paper
on "Personal Consecration to Christ." The
remainder of the session was devoted to its
Called on Secretary Blalno,
Bah Hahiiou, Me., Aug, 1. Admiral Gher
ardi and officers pf the North Atlantic Squad
rou called on Secretary Blaine this morning.
Of late Mr. Blaine has been taking much ex
ercise in walking, but does not drive so much
. . . . i
Coi'eniuoen, Aug, 1. It is seml-ofllclally
denied that negotiations are pending for tho
sale of the Danish West India Islands to
THE G. A. R. ENCAMPMENT.
MANY-VETERANS EN ROUTE TO DE
TROIT. Lively Scones at tho Depots Tho Entlro
Delegation from tho East "Will Unlto
in Urging Washington as thol'laco for
Next Year's Encampment.
There was a scene of bustling activity at the
Baltimore and Potomac Depot last night as nt
7:40 o'clock tho special train was to start,
carrying prominent officers of the G. A. R. and
tho citizens' committee that Is to tender the
freedom of Washington for tho encampment
in 1802. Tho train was composed of six parlor
boudoir coaches, which wero decorated with
flags and bunting, tho legend, " Washington In
1892," being hung on overy coach. On
this train wero Messrs. R. A. Parke, S. B. Hcgo,
iBadoro Saks, B. n. Warnor, O. G. Staples, of
tho citizens' committee. Thoy carried with
them tho Bilver plate and gold key as, a token
from tho Diatrict Commissioners that figura
tively tho gates of tho city will be opened
freely for them. This will bo presented to
tho convention through Grand Commander
Veazey tho flr6t day of the encampent.
There was a large crowd present to see the
committee off, and tho greatest enthusiasm
prevailed as all felt certain WashinEton
would be chosen as tho place for the next en
campment. On this train wero tho following prominent
members of tho G. A. R., who will have a
vote in tho convention, and all of them will
vote for Washington: Department Comman
der J. M. Pipes, Senior Vice Commander A.
F. Dinsmore, Junior Vice Commander A. S.
Taber, Assistant Adjutant General John P.
Church, Past Department Commanders C. F.
nawkes, A. H. G. Richardson, Georgo
E. Corson, Harrison Dlngm in, William Gib
son, Samuel S. Burdett, Jerome B. Burke,
Chas. P. Lincoln, Wm. S. Odelland M. Emmet
Urell and Representatives Arthur Hendricks,
N. D. Adams, L. S. Emery and Robert John
son. By this it will be seen that the depart
ment will have at least eighteen votes in tho
gathering. In addition to this Mr. G. H.
French, who lives hero and who is a member
of tho national council of administration, has
a vote in tho encampment. There are four
alternates who have no votes, except in the
absence of tho representatives. They are W.
B. Pomeroy, Georgo Wagner, W. G. Hall, and
S. M. Gordon.
The greater crowd will leave this morning
over tho Baltimore ahiT'OhTo. At" 9 o'clock
the "Old Guards," Union Veteran Corps, will
leave, accompanied by the full Artillerv Band
from the Arsenal. Tho Potomac Relief Corps
and tho Woman's Relief Corps will also leave
at the same time, and it is expected that the
railroad company will have to put on three
specials to take tho crowd.
Last night the various depots were thronged
by the first invoice of tho crowd that is going
to the big meeting, as everyjrocular Western
train was crowded by men wearing tho G. A.
R. uniforms accompanied by their wives and
daughters. Everything was lively and inter
esting, and the passenger agents of tho two
trunk lines say that fully 2,000 or more people
will bo In Detroit from this city.
Baitimoue, Aug. 1. Ono of tho finest
trains that ever traveled westward will be
that over the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad
to-morrow, the destination of which will bo
Detroit, where those on board go to attend
tho annual encampment of tho Grand Army
of tho Republic. Tho train will bo divided
Into two sections and both aro composed of
brand now vestlbuled cars just from the shops.
Tho first section will have a combined coach,
three Pullman day coaches, and tho sleepers
St. George, Aberdeen, Gambia, and Hamburg.
Tho second section will have a combined
coach, two Pullman day coaches and tho
sleepers Quantico, Ceredo, Finland, and Vice
President Lord's privato car, Delaware.
In tho Delaware there will bo Captain George
B. Creamer, jr., tho Commander of Depart
ment of United States G. A. R.; W. O. Saville,
Commander of Naval Veteraus, and others. At
Washington tho party will be joined by Secre
tary Foster, of tho Treasury Department; Com
mander J. M. Pipes, of the Department of tho
Potomac, and General Burdette, ex-commander
of tho G. A. R., and others. From
Washington tho train moves in two sections,
ono in charge of 8. B. Ilego, city passenger agent
of the Baltimore and Ohio at Washington, and
the other in charge of Captain C. E. JDudrow,
traveling passenger agent of the B. & O. in
tho Shenanhoah Valley. The trains will arrive
at Detroit at 10 o'clock Monday morning. Tho
entlro delegation from tho East will unite in
urging Wa8hlneton as tho place for tho ou
Detroit, Mioii,, Aug. 1. There will bo
held during tho week tho annual convention
of the National Association of Naval Veterans,
and reunions of tho "Comrades of tho Battle
fields," of tho "Medal of Honor Legion," of
tho "Association of tho Survivors of tho
Mississippi Ram Fleet and Marine
Brigade," of tho "Silent Army of Deaf
Soldiers, Sailors and Marines" of the "United
States Veteran Signal Corps Association," of
the "National Association of Prisoners of
War," of "Old Army and Navy Musicians,"
of tho "United States Maimed Soldiers'
League," of tho "Loyal Legion" tho "Son's
of Veterans," tho "Daughters of Veterans,"
tho "Women's Relief Corps," and others.
In addition tho offlcial programme annouuees
tho time and places for holding fourteen
brigado reunions, reunions of the Second
Array Corps, of tho headquarters Department
of tho Gulf aud of the First Division, Third
Corps, the Third Division, Sixth Army Corps,
and of tho Second Division, Fourth Army
Corps, and many regimental reunions, Also
a variety of interesting entertainments.
Rutland, Vt,, Aug. 1. Commander-ln-Cblof
Veazej, G. A. R., will leave here at 4
p. m. for Detroit In the private car of Presi
dent Smith of tho Central Vermont Road.
Mrs. Veazey, Adjutant-General Goulding aud
Mrs. Gouldlutr will aUo occupy the car, The
car will ho taken by tho "Green Mountain
flyer," to which will also bo attached tho do
R1!.0 commanders' car and tho Woman's
Relief Corp's car. Genoral Voazoy will bo
serenaded at Burlington and St. Albans.
Concokd, N. H., Aug. 1. The Now Hamp.
sbirp delegation to tho annual encampment,
G. A. R., left hero in special cars this fore
noon with members of tho Woman's Reliof
Corps. They goto Burlington, Vt., where
tpoy join Commander-in-Chief Veazey and
tho Vermont delegation
Kansas Citt, Mo., Aug. 1. General Tim
McCarthy, tho Commander in Chief of tho
Grand Army, of Kansas, accompanied by his
staff aud tho Grand Army posts of Topeka,
loft on tho Santa Fo at 4 o'clock this after
noon for Detroit to attend tho National En
campment. Tho Woman's Rolicf Corps went
by tho Rock Island. It is said that on account
of the delay In announcing tho railroad rates
Kansas will have tho smallest delegation at
tho National Encampment.
G. A. R. Specials Delayed.
St. JonNsuoitT, Vt., Aug. 1. Englno Mau
quam, running wild, collided with a through
freight going west on tho St. Johnsbury and
Lake Chnmplaln Railroad near Danviljo this
noon. Tho engineers and firemen all stuck
to their engines and wero all badly hurt. En
gineer Leslie is said to havo been running con
trary to orders. All trains, Including Grand
Army specials, wero delayed soveral hours.
ASSASSINATED IN HIS BERTH.
Murderous Asnault Upon a Passenger on
tho O. & O. R. R.
Staunton, Va., Aug. 1. When No. 3
east-bound C. & O. train reached Staunton
this morning at 5 o'clock five passengers got
off .and walked down tho street. Just behind
them came a man, about 30 years old, with
outahat and seeminir very much excited.
In his hand was a cocked pistol, and as he
approached tho group ho peered intently
into tho faces of each. He then turned,
placed tho pistol in his pocket and ran
to catch tho train. Just as It was
pulling out ho jumped on tho rear
sleeper. Waynesboro is ten miles from
Staunton and half a milo from Basic. Be
tween the two last named stations trains run
slowly. Just after starting from Waynesbor o
a man entered the sleeper and pulled the cur
tain back from a berth occupied by a lady.
The occupant screamed and tho man apolo
gized saying that ho mistook the berth and
was looking for a friend. He then went to
tho berth beyond, occupied by D. F. Connell,
of Portsmouth, Ohio, and pulling the curtain
back demanded money. Connell stated
that he had none, and without another
word the intruder shot him in the
stomach. Tho assailant then ran
to tho door, and is supposed to havo jumped
off immediately. Search was made, but no
one in tho car had a pistol. Connell is vcrv
seriously hurt, but was conscious, and his des
cription of his assailant corresponded with
that of tho man who got off at Staunton. Tho
wounded man was takan to Charlottesville,
where ho now Is in a very critical condition.
He is a prominent citizen of Portsmouth,
Ohio, largely interested In Virginia develop
ment, being the pioneer of tho Craig Valley
Railroad and a land owner In that section. As
yet there is no clue to tho assailant.
Tho President Wont in Bathing.
Cape Mat Point, Aug. l.Tho President
this afternoon, after his return from tko crab
bing trip, went in bathing with Secretary Hal
ford and Mrs. DImmick.
Postmaster-General Wanamaker arrived
here this evening on his usual Sunday visit.
i no resident nas appointed Moses N.Le
land to he Alternate Commissioner from Min
nesota to the World's Fair; and ho has signed
tho commissions of soveral postmasters.
. . . .
In view of tho fact that tho act authorizing
the appointment of a Superintendent of Immi
gration, provides that "tho Suporintendont of
Immigration shall bo an otlloer of the Treasury
Department under tho control and supervision
of the Secretary of tho Treasury, and inasmuch
as tho duties of tho Superintendent of Immi
gration aro not clearly defined by law, tho Sec
retary of tho Treasury yesterday prescribed
regulations defining tho Superintendent's
Owing to complaint that tho warehousing
and withdrawal of lumber at Now York ia
conducted with such carelessness as to fncill
i tato fraudulent transactions, and that tho
Treasury instructions heretororo issued of the
18th inst. aro so construed by tho Now York
collector as to permit tho unlading and lading
of lumber in bond without supervision by
customs ofllcors, now and moro specific orders
woro issued yesterday.
Tho Bureau of American Kopublics haa In
formation that tho Colonial Govornmont pro
poses to grant to Messrs. Turnbull, Stowart &
Co. a subsidy of $5,000 in Quarterly instalments
to maintain direct speedy communication
between tho Island of Grenada in tho West
Indies and Now York.
A commission consisting of E. L. Mills, W.W.
Uttz, and Amos Webster, of tho Treasury De
partment, has been appointed to count tho
national bank notes in tho vaults of the office
of the Comptroller of tho Currency, aggregat
ing about 43,000.000. It will tako four weeks
to make this examination.
La Grlppo has been prevalent throughout
tho Labrador coast, and numerous deaths havo
resulted. The people aro in a pitiable condi
tion, some of them actually on tho verge of
starvation. Tho outlook for these poor peoplo
just now Is deplorablo.
Tho great number of Americans who at
tended tho Bayreuth festival has been tho sub
ject of much remark on tho part of tho Gorman
press. It seems to bo crenerally admitted that
tho financial success of tho undertaking was
practically duo to tho great American patron,
Cardinal Manning, Archdeacon Farrar, tho
Mallnes, Dr. Benjamin W. Richardson, Mr. I.
H. Raper, and Mr. Frederick Smith have been
nominated by tho American Temoerance So
ciety to act as an auxiliary British committee
for the International Congress for 1893.
The President of Guatemala reached the
capital of that country on Thursday ou his re
turn from his country seat and was surprised
to hear of the attempt made to assassinate him
in his absence. Tho rumor started In the United
A "NAPOLEON OP FINANCE." '
GIGANTIC FRAUDS BY A GERMAN
Exciting KlTccts of HIg JSmbor.zlemoBts
and forgeries Enormous Sunn In-volvod-Tho
Swindles Throatoncd to
Produce a Grave Financial Crisis.
Copyrighted by' Associated Press.
Behlin, Aug. ;i. Tho shares of tho
Deutsche Bank, which on Saturdayllast woro
quoted at 150, closed to-day at 140. Tho
frauds,on tho bank perpetrated by its clork
Franck, and tho broker Schwieger, have ex
cited the whole German financial world to a
degree unknown since tho embezzlements of
tho two directors of tho Loipsio Dlsconto
Gesollcbaf t. Tho full extent of tho frauds on
tho Deutsche Bank has not boon disclosed.
Tho admiEsions mado by Schwieger, who is un
der arrest, cover only tho operations carried
on by himeolf and Franok in paper roubles
during the month of July. Both of tho men
wero well qualified to effect tko Bwindlo.
Schwieger, who is an ex-manager of tho Ber
liner Handel Gesellschaft.qiad a good connec
tion as a stockbroker. Franck had been for
fifteen years in tho service of tho Deutsche
Bank. Ho was entrusted with tho duty of re
vising and stamping broker's memoranda sent
Into the bank. The manager of tho Deutsche
Bank was away on a prolonged leave
of absence when Schwieger and
Franck arranged the plan to buy roubles
for a rise for tho July settlement, and by
means of forged memoranda represent the
purchases as mado on account of the bank.
Franck falsified the bank antrles to enable him
to carry over his engagements. Among these
the July purchases aro discovered. But tho
contracts falling due later, some of which aro
now known as having been carried over
month after month, will swell the total
amount Involved in the frauds to an enor
mous sum. Franck dealt largely in lottery
speculations, and carried on a general specu
lative game under the very noses of the bank
directors for years with an adroitness suggest
ing that Schwieger is right in his statement
that Franck originated tho frauds and used
him as a tool. Tho bank has offered a reward
for Franck's .capture. Ho has been tracked
to Bremen, but there he was lost sight of.
Tho immediate effect of tho swindles threat
ened for a moment to produce a grave finan
The position of several banks involved in
the South American collapse and weakened
throujih tho exlstliig bourse embarrassments
is so delicate that any sudden strain may lead
to a break down.
Luckily tho press and public accepted tho
statements of a reassuring character Issued by
tho various banks. It was also seen that
Isolated frauds, however gigantic, did not
warrant a panic.
Tho comlttee of the Reichs Bank was ap
pealed to and urged to ease tho position by a
reduction of tho official rate of discount. The
recent influx of gold to tho Reichs Bank from
America. France and England was so largo
that tho hope of a reduction in tho discount
rate was justified. Tho directors of tho
Reichs Bank considered tho request, but after
deliberation decided against making any al
teration in the rate, because, says a semi-official
communication to-night, though the bank
"D " uiuuK oi uuuion, international
gold displacements would inconvenience the
large central banks and tho general position
requires a cautious policy.
Senator P.:B. Plumb, of Kansas, has made
arrangements to accompany Georgo R. Peck
and W. B. Rossington on a trip to Europe,
starting next weok. They will bo absent
about eight weeks.
Tho Hon. Carl Schurz passed through Berlin
yesterday on his way to Dresden. He will re
turn late in the fall and assist tho foreign com
mittee of tho Columbian fair la thoir work in
During tho month of July,18Ql, tbo colnago
executed at tho mints of tho United States
montnt?9'C!P90i)0.PIeoos'val"e(1 t S3.899,
000; 97U.00O standard silver dollars aro included.
John- D. Rogers, alias "Missouri Redd," has
been arrested ut Richmond, on suspicion that
ho is a member of tbo supposed gang of safo
burglars arrested thore Wednesday.
Government receipts yesterday, $1,020,728
Receipts, July, 1891, 834,800;3.G8; July, 1890,
$38,303,210.41. Expenditures, July. 1891, 39,719:
051.13; July, 1890, 839,052,919.10. '
Too Goodwood races and tho Ministerial
banquothavo sounded tho death Hnoll of tho
London season, and next weok tho holiday
oxodus will bo in full Bwing.
Mr, Gladstone seems to havo rooovored his
usual stato of health, and ho is sitting to Millais
for some alterations which aro being made in
hlB jubilee portrait.
Major Wiesman's next expedition Into tho
interior of Africa will leave Saadoml In Sep
tember. It will comprise 500 native troops and
Tho Government of Guatemala has declared
thoMacnldor cable concession forfoited for
non-corapllanco with tho terms of tho conces
sion, A plan for a reduotion in postage and for
uniformity in telegraphic rates in tho interior
Is in preparation by the Mexican Government.
Gonoral Daniel McCauley yesterday assumed
tho office of chief of tho Appointment Divi
sion of tho Treasury Department.
A three-foot vein of lead oro has been dis
covered near Bredax, Iowa. Exports pro
nounco It of tho finest quality.
Androw J. Caddell has been appointed United
States storekeeper at Williamsburg, Ky.
Tho cotton worm is reported in many parts
of Alabama and Mississippi,
For tho District of Columbia and Maryland,
continued warm, southerly winds; cloudiness
and frequent rains.
Thermometer readings yesterday; 8 a. m
69; 8 p, m 73; mean temperature, 08; maximum
temperature, 80; minimum temperature, 57;
mean relative humidity, 79.
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