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THE NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEE
'.. TO TRY AflAIN TO-DAY.
THE ADMINISTRATION BAID TO BE IN FAVOR
Jnl 3 Selected ns Ibc Buy fop Holding tho
Conn ntlon Ten Unsuccessful Hnllois In
ARreelnc Upon n I'lnco Ann I'rinclseo
CSeta the Moat Totes, but Not Enough
i Wllllnm Htelnwny, of tlila City, Appointed
on the Committee to llcpreacnt tlio Mtnte
of New York All Norta or Uoaalp In
Washington About tbo I'rotpccta.
SrlCIAL 10 TEE WOULD. J
WAeniNOTON, Feb. 82. Compared with any other
meeting of tne National Democratto Commltteo tho
session held hero to-day was a foil-blown conven
tion. Not, Indeed, In the number of participants,
but In the beat of contention and In tho manllesta
Hon of popular Interest and In tho Jealousies of
person and placo reflected la all of the proceedings.
Tbo committee sat from la o'clock noon until
nearly 6 o'clock In the evening, with two or three
short recetscs, to do work that Is ordinarily de
spatched In a couple of hours, and, after all, that
work Is not done.
William Stein way was elected to succeed Hubert
a Thompson as the member from New York.
This was a compromise bit ween tho friends of the
Administration on the ono hand and Its critics, not
to say enemies, on the other. At every other
point swords were drawn and battlo Joined to a
greater extent than cither of the contending
parties la willing to admit.
On the question of dato it Is conceded that the
Administration policy was not accepted. On the
question of placo a division still exists, and It
remains to bo seen whero the victory rests. The
Sd of July Is the time for the assemblage of tne
Contention. To-morrow's session will determine
A. whether It will meet at San Francisco, Chicago or
II v St. Louis, with a remote possibility of compromise
k upon some other place.
There was a full committee In number, but tho
proxies were numerous. Senator Gorman repre
sented Oregon as well as Maryland. Secretary
Vilas was represented by E. D. Usher; ex-Senator
Wallace, of Pennsylvania, by William L. Scott;
Miles ltos, of New Jersey, by Senator McPherson;
II. U. Einallcy, of Vermont, by Frank Jones, of
New Hampshire; ex-Senator Jones, of Louisiana,
by M. D. Logan; Postmasler-Qeneral Dickinson by
Isaac Weston, and&O.Judd, of Illinois, by W.C.
Loundy. Indiana sent ex-Senator McDonald In
place of A. 11. Browne, and John W. Young came
to the front aa the proxy of J. D. Itoscborougn, of
Utah. Thus office-holders generally gave the
civll-servlco regulations the benefit or the doubt,
but the proxies were sctlvo enongh to make up for
i their absence In fact the proxies wero tho con-
splcuous figures In the proceedings. It was Proxy
WAk cotr, or renasylvanla, who led the f irecs of the
(M Administration, anu he was not slow to put his
S power of leadership to the test.
The .litigation Is that his course was tho result of
a conference between tho President, Secretary
Villa and himself at tho Whllo House on Monday
ktlgbt. Be that as It may. It was Mr. Scott who
managed tho ailing of tho New York vacancy. It
was Mr. Scott who sounded the signal for an early
convention, and It was Mr. Scott who conveyed the
impression to the committee that tho Administra
tion would wilier have toe convention auywnere
than in New York. Ibo question of time was
given precedence to that of place, contrary to the
custom heretofore, through a combination of San
Francisco and Chicago to knock out bt. Louis,
r everybody agreeing that a midsummer date would
.; mate tit. Louis much less available.
I The dlscu.slon on the dato forced tho hand of the
I Administration spokesman. It was toon apparent
, thai on this question It stood with tit. Louis. Mr.
1 Scott was cocked and primed with an elaborate
,' type-wrliten speech urging an early date on the
' ground that It behooves me party in power to take
i tne lead and define the lsus of the campaign.
. true Democratic Convention, he thought, should be
' held before the Uepubllcan Convention.
Senator Gorman quickly took Up the gauntlet,
' contending that the tjcou proposition was against
i party precedent, and that with a lute convention
there would be a chance to profit bilbo mistakes
of the enemy. Senator l'asco, of Florida, argued
on tbo tame lines, and Mr. Mcllenry, of Ken
tucky, sided with Scott. Gorman won, tlio 3d of
July being selected by a vote of ift to 18, and
through tne thronged lobbies Ibo word was whis
pered that tho Administration bud suffered a defeat.
The immediate result as to tho choice of place
' was to drop New York out of Bight, to depress St.
i Lonls stock and to make the San Francisco men
t jubilant. Mr. Scott laid oia defeat entirely to
M local considerations and to the Territorial dele-
wPa galea, who went against him In a body.
Vm It was after S o'clock when the drat ballot on
R r place was taken. San Francisco with 13 votes tied
1 Chicago, SU Louis had 14, while lagging away be
hind came New York with only I! and Cincinnati
with only a single vote,
o The figures filtered through the doors of the star
chamber in which the committee sat and Clew over
j the hotel to bo received with a yell of delight by
the San Eranclscoans. Balloting went right on.
There was no change on the second, but on the
third New York divided Its two votes between
Chicago and tit. Louis. On the fourth, fifth snd
sixth Cincinnati dropped out and bu Louis and
Chicago were a tie with 16 each. On the seventh
1 San Francisco gained ono at the expense of
Chicago, which dropped in third place. Ou tne
elghtn San Francisco Jumped two, making her
vote 18 to Chicago's 15 and Si. Louis 14. The On
, clunatl man then returned to bis first love and
brought SU Louts down to IS. This was on the
ninth ballot. The teoth boomed tan Fruuo.sco to
19, the highest vote received uy any placo during
the day. Then a St. Louts man flopped back, und
after the eleventh ballot, which stood Sau Fran
cisco, 17; Chicago, IB; St. Loam, 14, and Cincin
nati, 1, Mr. Bum made a grand rally of every
thing against Sun Frauolsco to prevent tne choice
of that place. Without further deliberation tho
committee adjourned until to-morrow morning at
There is no telling what the night may bring forth.
An effort la bolng made to consolidate all ln'.ere.ta
1 of Chicago against San Frauclsco, and Mr. Scott Is
dolngraTsslouaty work with this end In view. It Is
i not easy, howevor, to make tho deal, astiu LouU
',' would prefer almost any placo to Chicago. Tbu
f tnen wno have managed the Ban Francisco boom so
j skilfully are hopeful and are almost afraid to go to
i sleep with their oamp exposod to the depredations
?, of tha enemy. Ihry claim that they will have four
,j new votes for Ban Francisco in the morning and
j give the names of the voters. They are Looney, ot
'i micssee; Dickson, ot the DUtrict of Columbia;
i ; I ill, of Texas, and I'ralbcr, of Missouri. 'Ihrto
i these gentlemen vended tula claim in couvcmu-
P. ? mi witi a WOHt.D corrvpnndtnr. Thoifiicr.il
i 1 Km la that if X i'rk' claims had been
jt ,i nki'ii up in a vatin' ns tin y huve bqen uy lln-
ft . 1101 up n within lln but lotn-ilalit hours It would
, ' 'ii vu In en kucce.slul, but luck ol organization,
C l combined with oold-snouldering by lliu Adinlnlatra
J. l tion, was fstal, and Hreslln, ilcrrineld and Wall
S. J taks their forces home with heavy hearts.
$ i , Sunset Coz urgod the claims of the metropolis as
i follows t
1, 6UN8IT COX"BNSiXS FOB MS1Y TOBX.
. v OwnuniKX of ran Dkuociutio National
i I Ooiuunut to a p:eioe to euca icmuks tu i
may offer on behalf of the peoplo ot Now York City
and stale, w ho request you to oeslvnato the city as
the place for tne next Natloual Convention, allow
mo to call your attention to a piper which bears
substantial cvldenici of our rami stness In behalf
of our request. This memorial lo gentlemen who
represent every State In our Uulon gives assurance,
nrst, that a proper structure, with all scaling and
acoustic properilCH, will be forthcoming In Now
lorkon yonr designating that city. Second, tho
building, as I know from personal observation,
will remedy many faults In tho assemblages of our
previous convention., and as to tho hearing prop
erty no gentlemen know better than yourselves ot
tne terrlblo strain upon tho lungs and hearing In
theso large national gatherings which have charac
terized previous conventions I do not say that
New lork surpasses other oltlox In tno skill by
wnich tney can remedy defects of this kind, hut I
say this, that all that architectural art and scien
tific design can do will be accomplished to make
the building absolutely udequato for tho purpose.
As to tne On ncial question, every possible
anxiety upon that matter may bo ullared by tho
ample provision which tho busmesi men of our
New l ork committee nave provided. For the out
side rooms necessary for the transaction of the
business of the oonvi ntlon, as well as lor hotel and
other accommodation, tticro can bo no question as
to the abllltr of New York. As to transportation,
New York will stand on a par with other cities, and
an to Journalistic and telegraphic accommodation
rho Is far superior in many regards. All roads
lead to her as the commercial, political, and I
was about to say Imperial, emporium. For,
Indeed, New York Is Imperial In many
ways, and especially In onn sense, whlcn
Mltford uses In his history when he spaks
of tne "Imperial Democracy of Athens." During
the ardors of the coming summer, both physiod
and politic .1, I may not say that sho surpasses her
sister on the Golden bate, and her Inland slaters
upon the lake aud rlvcrln giving suburban comfort
and at a breezes, but at least sh la tho peer of any
other city, not excepting Constantinople Itself, for
that wonderful combination of water, sky, air and
mountain, which havo been so eloquently depicted
by other gentlemen. So that If tho convention
would ddlro conveniences, salubrity and healthful
comfort, without which no convention can bo
trusted to do absolutely well. New York would
seem to command your suffrages.
ENNOBLING, rATUIOTIC ASSOCIATIONS.
If the committee would seek for ennobling, patri
otic associations I would not have It leap, as some
tim slhacseeu Congress do, from the extrtmo
fcticrallem ol Now Kutlaud to the mutual excesses
of otner sections, lor New York stands to-day as
she stood In earlier day.', when her Clintons made
her n-ime indeed lmnerial and her poiltlon stead
fast between all excesses by her moderate sway
and commanding: power. It was In New York that
the gie itett patriot of mankind waB Inaugurated aa
the Chief MaglatMto of the nation. This circum
stance, on such a beautiful day aa this, which, ac
cording to t to way mortals mark time, Indicates
tho anniversary of his birth, has some little cumtt
litive welgnt In the consideration of the choice of
As to that succesorlet mo add that there la no
convention favorable or unfavorable, Insidiously
or openly contemplated as to tho candidates by the
urgmcy ol fscw York b alo aud cur. But as to
the election It Is worth whllo to coustder needfully
parllsnn conditions. Not only Is New York the
commercial and financial centre ot this country,
but it is its political metropolis und umpire Its vote
hasMetermlned the last three 1 residential elec
tions, and l respectfully tell gentlemen who love
our pirty and desire anovo all things its continued
ascendency, that New York will decide the result
of the contest this year unless thero be sinister or
other objects to countervail ner Judgment. In say
ing this I do not arrogate to New York In the senso
ol derogating from other cities, but when every or
ganization ol our party In the Stato and city nolle
to swell the charms that would call this convention
at this pivotal centre this nucleus and point to
which all our politics gravitate I could not say less,
and I would wero It wise say more.
AIXntlNO F0RCE3 OF OTHER CITIES.
Much may be said of the alluring forces which
would attract our convention to otner cities. Nor
would I suggest for one moment that these elo
quent expressions are emanations from the pre
vailing booms which bespeak the grandeur of our
resources and the glory of our future census. But
la It not eminently proper that New York, with her
great and manifold Institutions of benevolence, her
depots of Inland trade and her entrepots of out
laud commerce, should lift' up the torch which
would beacon the Dtmocracy within Its hospitable
borders? Her population Is composite. It Is made
up of the men of all nations. These nave the odd
est array of Individual linguistic and race Inde
pendence, but her institutions, with their republican-democratic
tendencies, have fused these
various peoples Into one, and wltn one elemental
force they reach out to the extremest boundaries
of the Republic.
When our war ended and a city of refnge was
looked for by many, even those wno, like myself,
came under the ban frum Northern Stales, New
York opened nor temples and enabled men of all
tectums to cling to the horns of lir altar. I would
be less than humau did I not remember how, a
quarter of a century ago, Bhe not only gave me
refuge and hospitality beyond all merit, and en
abled me as her representative for two ilecadtsto
speak Democratic thought from tho popnlar forum
In this tily. Therefore I may be Indulged In somo
bus as an advocate, while as a Judge, looking at
the consequences to our party In the forthcoming
election, I ngard t ho choico of our great metropo
lis as not only tne best possible, but almost Indis
pensable for victory.
speaking, therefore, on behalf of tho business
men of New York and for its United Democracy,
wnlle I would not challenge any contrast or com
parison wltn other cities, I may prondly Bay, na
Napoleon said to the Austrian Ambassador, -'The
French ltepublic Is like the sun in beavm; the mts
fortuno lies with those who are so blind as to be
ignorant of either." Bat your committee, gentle
men, are no more blind or Ignorant ot the exist
ence of New York aa a great financial, com
merclil and political orb than they are ot tne oib
whloh shines to-day so conspicuously and benign
anil, upon this city which beam the namo of
CoL Tarpey, Chairman of tho California delega
tion and member of the National Committee frum
that State, is very Jubilant to-night. "Every
thing has thus far turned out exactly as I would
have had It, "said he to-nlsht. " Wo favored the
late date because It helps us to overcome the only
objection that can be urged against San Francisco
as tho placo of holding the convention. The cry
has been raised that the trip to the coast will take
too much time, and tho choico of July 3 brings the
convention Into the vacat.on season when busi
ness men and others have tho mom leisure. An
other consideration In our favor is tho fact that no
city can guarantee such delightful weather in July
as San Francisco. 1 hear a good deal of talk about
the I'roteetlonlsta capturing proxies, but In my
opinion there will bo no proxies If California is
favored. There Is no more In this talk than In the
nonsense about the Hill Influence In New York.
There is but one man In the field and hla name Is
Urnvcr Cleveland. Outside of New York I do not
bellevo therelsaaane man whohasuny ldoi tnat
Hill could be elected. For rayaelf, and I may say
tor my associates In the California delegation, I ri-
?;ard the coming convention as a ratification meet
ug simply. The whole affair of choosing a candi
date will be a pro lorma proceeding, and i know of
no better place under the sun for such a perform
ance than San Francisco. "
orrosmoN to the administration.
A prominent member of the National Demo
cratic Committee said to a World correspondent
to-night: "I regard the general outcome ot
to-day's proceedings aa a decided victory ot tho
men who In a quiet way are opposing President
Cleveland a renomlnatlon. Ills frlen is have mado
a gallant ngnt, but there Is no disguising ihe lact
that they have been worsted. In the flrst plaie
thero has beeu a much more bluer controversy
over the question es to tho time of hold,
lug the convention han appears on tho
face of things, and far welghter considera
tions are Involved In it than Is generally
KUtBsed. It was the deilroot Mr. Scott that the
time should be m de as early as possible, und bo
aiood out for til, proposition with i-reat determina
tion. Ho alleged aa a reason for ihlacaurse that
the precedent oi an early date had boen established
and should be adhered to. Tills Win not looked
upon by members ot Ihe committee as u particu
larly strong argument, und Senator Gorman a reply,
that three months would be found amply tunulent
In which lo prepare the public mind belore the
Issues of the campaign should centre at the ballot
box, was ucccpletl ts a .atlsf actory answer to It.
"Ihe real reason tor this controversy aa to date,
and the consideration underlying the whole matter
Is the President's conviction with regard to tne
'tariff bill. Congress has now been In session
i eariv three months Wuen It began Its labors It
was a't onco coutronteC with the strong tariff re
lorm message of the l'rc.ldent. Mr. Cleveland
btlievel that he had every rrason to hope tnat
unit- prompt and radical measure wou d be adopted
bi lliu Housi of Itcpn tentative, lie tint been
nee pii disappointed iroin the ttry firs'. Sneaker
Carl'tlt's delay In announcing the committees of
t o House occasioned him considerable annoyauco,
and the subsequent failure ol the Ways and Means
Commune to agree upon a Tariff bill has inor
ouahly disgusted him. There Is probably more
ground for 'ho recent rumor that he had expressed
an lnten'ion of refusing to allow til usmo to go
before the, coming convention la tbo event of. fail
ure on me part of Congress to pais a tnritl-rednclug
measure than many are aware of.
" It was with a full ujderst mdlng of tho Presi
dent's wlsncs that Mr. Scott and his band ol fol
lowers attempted to fix the date for holding tho
convention upon May 2i Tho President believes
that it the convention were to assemble at that
catly dato the Houto would reuliio the necessity
fur speedy action upon the Tariff bill and would
take steps without delay to pass tho strongest
measure that can be put through beforo that time.
'Ihe Democratic parly would not present an envia
ble figure endeavoring to formulate tho tariff plank
of the platform upon which It Is to go to
tho country with a half-tlnlsricd bill In the
House, which bad been tinkered for six
months. Tho President sees this, and his
friends and representatives hoped to be able vir
tually to shame the Uouao Into activity by means
ot an early convention. 'I ho attempt failed Utterly,
and the gentlemen who came off victorious In the
struggle are tully aware of the significance of their
victory, benstor Gorman has little fslth thtt tho
Home will make headway with the Tariff bill for
some months to come, and claims tint In postpon
ing tho convention until July the parly will be
enabled to concentrate Ha strength and make n
harmonious campaign, having disposed of tho one
big bono of contention."
lilt. CLEVELAND SAID TO FAVOR CIllCAflO.
"Which city docs the President favor as tho
place tor holding the convention V
" I'hlca.'O. a month or o ago ho was favorably
lncllnod towards New York City. Within a few
weeks, however, tho Hill btiubear has developed
and his filends tear tho result of going to the me
tropolis. It is not bo reucn the real opposition
which they might encounter that affects them as
the anprehenslon, winch would be constant, of the
uddeu springing npon them of a Hill boom,
which, In New York City, wonld display an
apparent strength by no means warranted by lta
real proportions. The votes of tho proxies of
DIcklUBnu, Vilas and smalley may betaken as a
fair Indication of tho desires of the President.
They were cast for Chicago, and they are likely to
remain In tho Chicago column."
" What is tho objection urged v tho President's
friends against San Francisco!"
"Tho argument which has alroady been ad
vanced that If the convention should go there a
largo number of proxies would be given-proxies
which would be likely to be controlled by the pro
tection wing of the party. "
In what way is the opposition to tho President,
which you speak, manifested ?"
" Very quietly, but nono tho less effectively.
Certain gentlemen who should bo working lor him
are doing nothing. It u a sort of negative opposi
tion, if I may use the term, but it is bearing Its
fruit In mauv directions. Thero Is no me closing
onr eyes to this fact. It should bo fully realized
and such steps taken ns may seam best to meet
"Where do you think the convention will go J"
"To-nUhtl do not sea now San Francisco can
bo beaten, she held nineteen votes to-day, and at
least four other members of tho committee have
pledged themselves to vote for tho Golden Gate to
morrow. Clnclnn itl and New York are out of the
race, and neither will Chicago go to SU Loula nor
will St. Louu favor tho Wludy City. The local
rivalry la too strong for these cities to come
together. The adjournment tn's alternoon was
effected to weaken San Franclsce'a chances, but I
do not believe It will accomplish tlio purpose. "
TALE OF 1I0VIN0 A RECONSIDERATION.
In close Administration circles to-night thero
was manifest nnpieasant feelings over Ino inci
dents ol tne day, and it was contended that U It
had been thoroughly understood that Mr. Scott
was the authorized spokesman of the Cleve
land Interest the vote on tho date of meet
ing would have been different. At a conference
between Postmaster-General Dickinson, William
L. Scott and CoL Dawson, of South Carolina, it
was determined, if the prospect is encourag
ing to movo a reconsideration to-morrow of
the voto by which July 8 was named
and to have It mado clear to all that
the Cleveland programme rests upon an earlier
date. There was some talk, too, of a bold chango
of front In ftvor of meeting In New York, as it was
felt that the opposition of the friends of the Ad
ministration to holding the convention thero had
been misconstrued Into fear of demonstrations of
hostility to the President In tils own Slate.
There la reason to believe that tho President hag
been folly advised by telegraph of tho drift of
things to-day. and that any change of policy under
taken by his friends to-morrow will havo his sanc
tion. Upon the action of the commltteo may de
pend his continuance in the field as a candidate for
MB. STEINWAY S0IT8 EVEBYBODY.
He la Acceptnble to New York Democrats
of Every Hhade.
I SPECIAL TO TUB WOULD.
Ai.bant, Feb. Si. The news of tbo selection of
William Steloway aa New York's representative on
tho Democratic National Commltteo Is received
here with great favor. It is a result which was
sought to be reached tho night previous to tho Janu
ary meeting of the State Committee, when tho
County Democraoy people, despairing of the selec
tion of ex-Mayor Edward Cooper, endeavored to
compromise with Tammany Hall In order, If possi
ble, to secure the honor for Now York City. Mr.
Slclnway's namo was suggested as that ot a
gentleman not Identified with either organization.
The Tammany delegation had previously pledged
Itself to the support of Mr. Flower, and thongh
appreciating Mr. Stelnway's worth and devotion to
tho party, declined to break faith.
The fact cannot be disguised that Mr. Stelnway's
election is particularly agreeable to tho friends of
President Cleveland. D. Cady llerrlck, who led
tbo little band of seventeen which stood by Henry
J. Mowry to tbo last In the recent contest, Bald to
Tub World correspondent to-night: "To-day's
result Indicates that tho National Committee Is In
favor of Mr. Cleveland's renomlnatlon. Mr. Stein
way Is an out-and-out supporter of the President. "
Had not plcigcs been mado to vote for Mr.
Flower, Mr. Stemway would have been acceptable
to several admirers of Gov. Hill, also. Those who
would like to sec Mr. Hill nominated for the Presi
dency oay the real fight lor the capture or the New
York delegation to tho National Convention Is yet
DID HE DIE OF TIIB BLOW?
The Dentil of Clinrley Powers, the Hrooklyn
Schoolboy, to Be Investigated.
Miss Jennie Moore, tho teacher In I'nbllo School
No. 16, In Maujcr street, Brooklyn, was arrested on
Tuesday upon a charge of assault said to havo been
committed by ber on Charley Powers, a pupil tn
her class, about fourteen months ago. The boy
died on Tuesday night at bis residence, No. 1S1
Lorlmer street On the afternoon of that day
Court Officer Dolan, of Justice Naehcr's court,
visited tne school at Its close and arrested the
teacher. He took her to her father's residence, No.
105 Powers street, and thence to the rcsidenco of
Justice Nneher. where ball in 13,000 was accepted
for her appearance.
The complainant In the case Is William Powers,
the brother ol ihe boy, who charges on Informa
tion that Miss Moore struck Charley on tbo head
with the back of ber hand, on which waa a soal
rlug. From the complaint made by William It ap
pears that hla brother bad been detained on the
day In question after school hours, and punished
In a private room. As he was dismissed after
Sunlshment a schoolmate says he heard Ml.s
loore, his teacher, say: 'Now, Charley, to-morrow
you will get " The remainder of tne
seuteuce wss completed in an undertone. On
the f jllowlirg day when Charley rotnrned from
school to Ins home lie told his mother that Miss
.Moore said he would bo severely punished on that
day. The family desires to nave a roputabla phy
sician at the autopsy, which will be. made to-day by
Dr. creamer. Alter tho autopsy Coroner Lindsay
will hold his Inquest.
Mrs. Matthtwi, wtteof Jamas N.Mattbsws. proprietor
o! the Uuffalo .cprs.,did 1 uaaUay alter a short illness.
Uenrge A. Terraoce. ofLockport, N. Y., one of the
best.koown traTalllas men In the United Mates, died of
heart dtseue at Cleveland, O., yesterday (Jtf lato be
has represented a Cincinnati house, but tormerly Iraveljud
tor Nnw York houses.
Oliver Pillsbury, State Insaranoe Commissioner of
New Hampshire, died yesterday lu Conoiird. aged seven-ty-onu
years. He waa formerly awell.kDnwn educator,
and later served in the haecutiva Council, the Leala.
lature aod the city goverumeat.
Alter a brief Illness Manager William Chalet, of tbe
PiUsbura Urana Opera. House, aod a prominent Klk,
died yesterday. Few in t'ltlsburg were better known
than William Chalet. His ibibt name waa William
1 ranols Duff, the name of Chalet beiDg adopted for state
Surposes. lie belonged to one or tha best families In
IK Utlsaui, Tthsie be riM bora Aug. 11. UVI,
IX MESIOKI OF A HEKO.
Unveiling "I" tho Jneper Monument Exploits
of tlio Holiller It Honors.
SAVANNAH, Ga., Feb. 3. A bronto stattio In
honor of Sergt. William Jasper, of ltevolutionnry
fame, was unveiled here to-day In the prcsenco of
10,000 people. Gov. Gordon, of Georgia, who de
livered tho oration at tho laying ot tho corner
stono of the monument In 1HT0, was the orator of
the day. The monument was erected by tho
Jasper Monument Association, which Is composed
of thirteen citizens ot Savannah, representing the
thirteen original States of the Union. Tne statue
roits upon a granlto pedestal In one of the prin
cipal squares of the city. Its unveiling Is made tho
occasion ot a thn e days' festival, which began to
day with a military parado and a review of troops
by tho Governor of ibo State.
THE JABrEIt MONUMENT.
Sergu William Jasper was born on Black Iilver,
South Carolina, In n.'fl. He waa of humble
parentage, and his opportunities for acquiring an
education were very limited, butnotrner or more
heroic patriot ever bote a gun. In 1776, when
twenty years of age, he enlisted in the Second South
Carolina Infantry under Cot. Moultrie to aid In tho
fight for American liberty. Ho was a hero from
the start. .
Tho last act In Jaiokr's life was performed In the
attack on the BprlnglHLIfeflqqbt, on the outskirts
ot savannah, which M thinin' possession of the
British. During thoTcnarge two lieutenants lost
their lives In attempting to plant a flagon the para
pet and another was. severely vroondea. Jasper
then seized lt'and sprang forward to accomplish
the object, bnt at that moment he received a death
wound In bis right side aud fell back Into tbe
ditch, first, however, putting the colors Into tne
hands of a comrade to prevent their capture by the
enemy. Jasper was once offered a commission by
Gov. Hntledge, who accompanied the offer with
Ms own sword na a present, bnt Jasper modestly
declined tbo commission, on the ground that Its
acceptance would necessitate hla associating with
peoplo in a station tor which he was not tilted.
TEREIBLE EXPERIENCE AT SEA.
The Schooner Mary H. Tlbblts does Down
nnd Her Crew Nnrro'vrly Eacnpe.
Capt, Craig McKean, of the schooner Mary S.
Tlbblts, and bis crew of four men, all of whom
were supposed to havo been lost at sea several
weeks ago, arrived hero from London yesterday on
tho steamer Egyptian Monarch, Tbo crew con
sisted of Mate Jack Elliot, Thomas Walsh, cook,
and Benjamin Wlllson and Andrew Wyman, sea
men. Capt. McKeon said yesterday that bis vessel
was lost at sea, and that he und hla men narrowly
escaped a watery grave. Ho told tho story of his
unlucky voyago as follows: "Nov. 17 wclolt this
port for Virginia where we took on a cargo of rail
road ties and left for home. When we reached
the Delaware Breakwater wo wero struck by a ter
rific hurricane and blown over Ovo hundred miles
out to sea. It was very cold and the tcrrlole force
at which the boat was going and rolling made It
hard work for ns to keep her afloat Sne Anally
sprang a leak and after working tho pnmps until
they choked up, wo set to work balling with
buckets. Christmas night signals of distress were
burned. The bark ltosallu, an Italian e.sel, bound
from Now York to Oporto Portugal, sighted us but
It was Impossible for them to get close to us on ac
count of the heavy sea. About midnight my crew
were anxious to put oft in the yawl boat, but
the Itosalln'a Captiln told them to wait until day.
light, when he;wonld bntld a raft and send it to us.
This was done and my crow reached the Italian
rescue In safety. It was ono month beforo the
Itoaalln reached Oporto, l'ntugal. When wo landed
wo were taken before Mr. suderson, the American
Consul, who cared for ua and sent ns to London.
Feb. s wo sailed for New York. "
An Actress's Unexpected I.egncy.
Mrs. Annie Ycamans, ot Harrlgan's Theatre, Is
very much surprised over news that camo from
San Francisco yesterday announcing that she had
fallen heir to a snug little fortune, tho property of
L'llzabeib Howe, of California, who died on the sd
ot last month. The property consists or two
houses, lsnd, pictures, furniture and Mrs. Howe's
Interest In tbo unadimnlstered estate of her hus
band, who died but a month before her. Mrs. Yeo
nnnsaald yestetday: When I heard that the old
lolks were gone aud had left me their money aud
property I was amazed, lor I had been regarding
them for years as poor eouls wb were In actual
danger of suffering If I did not look out for them.
Joseph A. ltnaro away back In lbM came from San
rranciaco to Meibourno witn nis circus. Ho made
any amount of money In the buslncts and became
rich, only to lose It all excepting enough to buy
lor himself tuls Utile estate out at the Mission,
where they lived during toe reskof their lives. Mr.
Yeainans was a clown in tho circus and I waa, yoti
know, a rider, and we wero uiarrlef. I stayed
with them for years, until my babies took me away
from the ring. Then we left them, but I never
forgot them. I played In San Franc sco In 1863, in
187K and again last year, and I visited them and
tried my best to make them cnmfortatile. 1 found
them In what soemed to be abject poverty and old
aud feeble, and I sent them money every two
He Nuililenlv (lot Ilendy.
Creditor When are you going to pay that bill.
Debtor When I get teady.
creditor I shall put the matter In the bands of
ray lawyer next Thursday.
Debtor Kr I shall be roady to pay you on
iTIUOi.N. Y.. Feb. 'iJ.-Kdward Sullivan, the gar.
dener at Cornell University, shot btmeolt in the head at
midnight Urt night. He leave a widow and au small
HCinoi'jo, Feb, 23. The annual report nt the Chicago
and Alton for 1SH7 wss Issued today. It shows gres
earnlngaof 98,041, SHO operating espenees, CVJ7b,jOJ
net earnings, SjJ,071,ltU.
lULTlMORE, Feb. 33. Tbeanousl commencement of
Johns Hopalna University took place lo-day at Mount
Vernon M. K. Cburvti. Tho degree of Doclur ol I'ntloa.
opby waa conferred on Herbert O. hlmer, of New York.
Chicago, Feb. 33.-tlua Windsor, a Hyde Park aa.
loon-keeper, fatally shot Matthew Hogan laal nigbt,
Tbe men were quarrelling over a whiskey bill and Vi ind
aor'a wife attempted to separate tbeu. Windsor claim
IN THE LAID OF FLOWERS.
MAGNIFICENT RICEPTION OP THE PRESI
DENTIAL PARTY IN FLORIDA.
Tlirt City u Dins of Troplenl Fallnnr. Hung.
liiK.tlna nnd Hunting, nnd Crowded with
liiithualnatlo Admirers of President nnd
itlrs. Clcvrlnnd Hrlrf Addrrsa nt llir Lx.
position Building livening Iteeeptlon.
firtciAL to Tint wonr.n.1
JACKSOtriLLK, FIs., Feb. 3. Jacksonville Is In
a fever of excitement to-day. It rained yesterday
steadily, and tho town was plunged In woe, but tho
approach of the President seemed to send "Cleve
land weather" In advance, and with bright sun
shine and tho mercury lovingly gambolling In tbe
vicinity of tho seventies, tbo worthy Jacksonvll
Hans are receiving Ihe President and party In great
shape. The city Is ono mass of tropical foliage,
Itstoons of oranges Interspersed with Florida hang
ing moss and fan palms. Even the lamp potts and
telegraph poles are wrcathod In palms and bunting.
Upwards of fifty arches span the streets through
whk b tho procession pasaod, bearing the usual
complimentary and welcoming Inscriptions. Ihe
arches are mado of palmettos, dato palms, magno
lias, orango branches In full bloom on a back
ground or tho gray moss, and Interspersed with
quantities of tho golden fruit, livery building on
Bay street Is concealed by a mass ot tropical fo
liage, and with tho frequent arches tho city looks
like a Florida forest gono crazy.
Arrangements havo been made by the commltteo
In charge to furnish accommodations for eight
thousand guests to-night, aud tho capacity of the
hotels and lodging-houses will bo strslncd to the
utmost. Special trains havo been running from
all over Florida, pouring excursionists into the
town at remarkably low rates. The streets are
alive with people, many of whom havo never seen
a city as largo as Jacksonville before. Strcct
bawkers who are selling Cleveland badges and
photographs of tho President and his wlto are driv
ing a rushing business.
The special train, with the President and party
aboard, rolled Into tho Waycross Depot at 3.30 r.
u. and was met by tee Iteeeptlon Committee. Tno
Presidential salute of twenty-one guns waa fired by
a detachment of Wilson's Battery as tho party dla
embatked from tbe train. They wero hurried into
carriages and, preceded by a platoon of mounted
police and with a detachment of tho Stato militia,
under command or Major W. B. Young, aa a guard
of honor. The party wero whirled off Bridge to
Bay, along Bay to Laura and along Laura to Duval,
past the St. James Hotel, whero they fell Into
the organized procession In tho following ordert
l'ollco In platoons; Marshal and his aides; band
of the First Florida Battalion, First Florida Bat
talion, Major W. 11. Young commanding; Presi
dential party in carriages; Wilson's Battery, Capt.
W. D. Barnctt commanding, mounted as special
escort; Second Florida Battalion, JIalorT. D. Lan
caster commanding; Congressional party In car
riages; Press Association In carriages; luvlted
gucatsln carriages; Key West band; Uniform Itank
Knights ot Pythias; Independent Order ot lied
Men; Perry Guards; Duval Guards ; Jacksonville
Typographical Union, No. HU; Jacksonville Flro
owing to tho delay ot an hour and a halt In the
arrival of tho Presidential train the party took
lunch on board the curs Instead of at tho St-James's
Hotel, as was first intended, and Mrs. Cleveland
only stopped to make a llgntdng change In ber
costume. When aho stepped from tho oar upon
the carpet ot yellow Jasmlno blossoms which were
thickly sliewn through tho waiting-room from the
car to the carriage she was dressed in a travelling
gown of dark-gn en serge, heavily bralded.andworo
a cream-colored Jacket and a black velvet travelling
hat. When sue csmo down the steps of the bu
James she waaarrayel In a brown satin rncrvell
leux gown with fawn-colored cashmere underskirt.
Paucia of tho bodlco were turned back In the front
over a fawn-colored vest. Tno trimming were
silver braid. Mrs. Cleveland waa cscoited by CoL.
J. II. Thomas and Col. Kramer did tne honors lor
tho I'restdent. The Presidential carnage was pro
fusely trimmed with orange blossoms aud drawn
by six baudsouie black horse.
rBOKUSELY DECORATED APARTUENTS.
The President's apartment on the southwest cor
ner of the SU James Hotel wero proluscly decorated
with palms, (lowers aud Florida roses. Tho tables
wero covered with handsome floral pieces Bent In
by admirers. A handsome basket or extra-tine
Indian Hi ver oranges with flowers aud blossoms
on tno sumo branches wero sent to Mrs. Cleveland
by Col. F. L. Densey, an clghty-elgbt-year-old
Democrat, who, according to tbe card attached to
the basket, cast his first vole for Andrew Jackson,
hla lust for Orover Uovi land and hopes to vote for
Urovcr Cleveland In lbftl, A satin banner deco
rated wltn a baudaome tropical scene in water-
colors and a large basket of roses, pausles, orange
blossoms and violets were sent to Mrs. Cleveland
by the cltlzuna of Tampa. An especially beautiful
basket of pansles of-all colors and unusually largo
and velvety In hue, In a bed ot iray moss, lay on
Mrs. Cleveland's dressing-table. The private
dining-room on the samo floor was also handsomely
decorated wltn flowers. Tho table-cloth was artis
tically crlmpled by the waiters and tho worda
"President Cleveland," wero crlmpled in eah
corner. Upward of ten thousand people were
gathered atuuud tlio St, James and waited pa
tiently to Bee Mrs. Cleveland get out and In her
carriage. Tue Miccta along the line of march were
literally packed with people. It was the greatoat
uay Jacksonville baa ever seen a fact which was
painfully evident from the bungling manner in
which tho arrangements were handled by tho Mar
shal and hla aide. There were upward of fifty
carriages In the proceBsloo, and orders would bu
given by one self-lmportuni dignitary of a day
and countermanded by another until several bad
Jams and more than one damaged carriage were the
result. Had It not been for the excellent good
sense displayed by tho Jacksonville police, tho
par-do would hove boen a flrzie. As it was, tbo
gentlemen ou horseback displayed such distin
guished incapacity that they will probably not be
called upon to omciato in such a capacliv again.
When the party atrtved ut the suo-Tiopicol Kx
blbitljii grounds another salute of twenty-ouo
fiuns was fired whllo they were entering the uulld
ng. 'Ihe great hall was one surging mass of
humanity, aud whon tbe President aud party took
their seats on the platform tbo cheers were deafen
ing. Col. J. J. Daniel, a prominent citizen of
Jacksonville, made a long address of welcome In a
very confidential voice, and the President responded
slowly and distinctly as follows:
SPEECH BY TUE I-RK81UKNT.
"Ills with tbo greatest gratification that I am
permitted lo sec the wonders of your state and to
meet jour warui-bearle I people. And the welcome
yuu have ulveu mo nukes mo feel already quite at
my ease. Kvery ono must be Impressed at too great
ness of our country snd tbe diversity ot lta climate
and Its products hen he finds that In a travel of
twtuty-four hours bo leaves behind winter snows
lo exchange Ibeiu for the bslmy air,, the bloom and
ver Hire ot summer. A citizen of tbe I'nltid states
In search of health aud plcaiuro or ol comfort
need not to nave American soil nor lose tho pro
tccl.onof Amorlcan Institution. 3 he advantages
ol lorelgn travel, I suppose, must not be denied,
and I ot I believe there are those things In our own
laud which will be of interest and luslructlou often-tun-
s to ihose who are lulerveted In looking ou the
sights of lorrign lands. Ono satisfaction we nave
ts that those trnvelleia when tney teturn, return lo
us wltn Inueased lovo for their homes, uod I have
sometimes thought that a good part of tho time
spent lu discovering bow much we love our own
cuuutry has tbe effect of Increasing our patriotism.
J sum one my present occupation at tne beat of
Government, whero onr country aud Its people
and Its Interest ure constant subjects of care aud
anxiety, make It dirtleult for ttiu not to refer
to these things, and yet I want you to know
t at on this social visit In the holiday I have taken,
I purl use to l.ntu behind me all Ihe care of office
and devoto tho short time at my disposal to the full
tnjofiiient which jou inWtctn your midst. I want
t see tbe exhibition of rour products. I want to
sec tne scenery of your rivtrs I waul lo see the
growth and exuberance ot jour fruits, and hating
arcn these aud gained an increased conception of
the wealth, tne prosperity and the beauty uf my
country, 1 bellee 1 shall return to my post of duty
better able to s'eno you aud all my fellow-cltt-zens."
'I be speech wss greeted with prolonged cheers,
whlcn icdoublod lu enthusiasm when ilia. Clove-
ftftrw t .a vmm
avA-taiUesaevCG J'?irJJ!W'".i Jut' "". M
land rose and smiled. Immediately after the
speech the partv rose, the officials ou Ihe platform
were Introduced in Mrs. Cleveland, and the party
aualn took their carriages and returned to the tit.
Jiimi s's Hotel for u rest and dinner preparatory to
tho public rc-epllon III tno evening. Tho Presi
dent looked somewhat palo aud tired, but Mrs.
Clrclini was more amlllng and beautiful than
ever. '1 ho ladles In the nudlenco were entnnsliw
tluoierher clinnnlnir nnd gracious raannir. and
her winning smile. Sho seemed to elicit more ad
miration from I ho women than from the men.
To-morrow tho party will bo tne guests of Mr.
Flagler, of tho Standard Oil Company, at tho Ponce
de Leon lloel, M. Augnstlne, aud there Is much
hard feeling In tlio ancient city over the fact that
Mr. rlagler seems disposed lo keep bis distin
guished guests all to himself and not allow the
citizens of the town or tho guests of the hotel any
pari In the reception.
Tho President's ptibllo reception wss held to
night at tho su .lumen Hotel, lasting two hours.
I'rrslitcnt Clevi'lnnd, escorted by .ludgn Settle, and
Mrs. Cleveland, laenrtcd by I'. II. Jones, entered
the parlors at s M o'Uock, and when tho reception
coded, at 10. M), over eight thousand persons had
passed In line and shaken bauds.
Tlio President In KrtTnnnnli.
Savannah, Co., Feb. St The President and
his party orrlt cd hero at 8 o'clock and wero met by
a committee of citizens aud the Mayor. Thousands
of peoplo were present, and as the train rolled In,
tho Chatham Artillery find a salute and all the
locomotives nnd trw factory engines In tho vicinity
blew a welcomo blast. The peoplo wero parllcu
larly enthusiastic aa tho I'restdent and Mrs. Clove
land atrppo I from the couch. Carriages were then,
taken for a drive .iroiinil tho city. Tbe route had
boen published and nus thronged with p ople, not
withstanding the tin t that a drizzling Mill was fall
ing. Thetleorgla llussats acted ua an escort. The
cheering was continuous. Indicating a hearty wel
come. Tno only stop made was at thoTalefera
Academy of Kino Arts. Mrs. Cleveland had ex
prcsicd a desire to sco the collodions of statuary
and palntltma thero. The depot tvii.s reached with
out other Incident of any kind worth mentioning.
An hour had been spent In the drlvo and the Presi
dent cxpn ssed himself as being much pleased with
lu Wtihlu fifteen minutes after reaching tho depot
tho party was on Its way lo Jaekaonilllr. The
people wero greatly pleased with Mrs. Cleveland.
THESE WERE REMARKABLE WILLS.
Tlirrn Brother Ilfnke nil Alleged C'ompnct
Which tlio Survivor Apparently Forgets.
Judge Miles Beach, who Is now silting In Supreme
Court, Chambers, has under udWicincnt at present
a demurrer In a most remarkablo case. It Is a suit
brought to enforce an allcgod verbal agreement
mado lu IMS, and thus invalidate a will devising
about t350,ooo worth of property,
Tho paint establishment of Toch Brothers,
although on the Bowery, u still ono of the mer
cantile landmarks of this city. It docs a flourish
ing business. I'here wire threo brothers, Leopold,
Mosea and Bernard. '1 hey bad been In business
tor years and bad been successful and they bore
tho strongest and most romantic affi ctlon for oacli
other. It Is alleged that in January, IBM, tney
verbally agreed that tho partnership existing be
tween them should be tarried on by Ihe survivors
or survivor until tho death of the last. Tne busi
ness was to be carried on for the equal benont of
tho survivors and next of kin, and on the death
of tho last of the tnreo tho assets wero to be
divided among tne next of kin ot the three, share
and share alike.
In 1S77 tno brothers made and executed what,
when taken together, are pc-hsps the most re
markable wills now on me In tne Surrogate's Office.
Each brother, after making small provisions for
his family, left the bulk of hla estate, consisting ot
his share In tho business, to the two others. Tbe
will of Leopold, who died April 11, 1834, after re
citing hla love for his brothers, reads as follows:
Now, inaamuch aa the entire property of wbleb I am
aelzed and possessed was accumulated with tbe assist
ance of my nrutbers, therefore do 1 dispone of my prop
arty as foliowat
1 order my executor to laraattb sura of v)2S,0OOand
to pay tbe sum realised to my beloved wife during ber
natural life, or so long aa abe rematne unmarried, tbe
same to be In Ilea of all dower abe may be entitled lo and
she to support herself and berchUdreu. At tba death
or marriage of my wife this sum I to b equally divided
between the survivloa brothers or brother. To those
children who reach tbe age of twenty.four years tbe ei
eeutora are to give 811. OW, and tbe share of tboee who
die la to go to the surviving brother or brother.
I leave It to my brother tbat tbey will do by me and
mine that liberality and justice tbat w have always ex
perienced from eacu otllfir. and tbat brotherly love tbat
naa always been oar habit or education and our rule,
Leopold closed this will by reminding his chil
dren that their uncles were of their own blood, and
thereforo their best friends. The will was pro
bated and tho surviving brothers took posscadon
of their bequest. When Moses died, July 15, ItvSd,
his will, almost tho exact counterpart ot Leopold's,
was alao probated, aud Bernard went on with the
business alone. On the ISth Inst, Bernard died,
but without carrying ont the terras of tbe alleged
verbal contract said to have been made In 18.V).
He, however, made tho children ot Moses equal
sharers with his own In tbe division of the property,
tint made no ptovlsion for thoso of Leopold.
Leopold's heirs huve commenced a snlt in tho Su
preme Court to enforce the agreement, and It I tbo
demurrer in this case put In by ex-Judge Dltten
hoeler that Judge Beach, now has under advise
ment. The ground tiken in tho domnrrer Is that
even hud tho agreement been made It la Inopera
tive, because it virtually makes the snmvlng
parly's will, which would Lo a violation of tho
statute which provides that wills must bo signed,
scaled aud witnessed.
The Uistrdiirud Ii Heeslon.
The New York City Kiatcddfod held two of their
unique sessions yesterday In Association Hall, cor
ner of Fourth aventio and Twenty-third street, at
tracting thereto large audiences of both Welshmen
and Americans. Tbo KUteddfod Is a national cus
tom peculiar to tho Welsh, and Is simply a contest
among all sorts nnd conditions of people for prizes
for proficiency In music, recitations and essays,
exactly the same sort ot thing that schoolchildren
the Wi.rld over know well. Thomas L. James, ex-l'ostmastcr-dvnernl,
presided In the alternoon,
with ltlcnard J. Lewis as Vice-President, while a.
. Orlftltu was the President of tho evening ses
sion, with Hev. D. Parker Morgan ua Vlce-I'resl-denU
Tno master of ceremonies waa Itcv, Fred
erick Evans, I). D. , formerly pastor of tbe Forty
second Street Church aud now of Philadelphia.
About $310 was offered in prizes, and under the
assumed mimes under which they had entered the
various contestants wero called to the platlonu,
there to sing or read or recite. In the competition
ot four contralto lu tho B-ug "Hope In the
Lord, " ' Frankie Folaom, " a tall, pale girl In deep
mourning, was lorced to divide tho prizo of $10 with
1 ' Alicia, " aa plump and pink a little creature as the
other was nou 'lfccrcwero some ex. client men's
songs, and lltllo Eddlo Xabrlskle, of the choir ot
tbe Little Church Around the Corner, was awarded
a ten-dollar prize lor a boy's soprano solo.
A FnllheCnre "Doctor" la Arrested.
Cuicaoo, Feb. W. " Dr. "Teed, tho falth-curo
or mental physician attending Mr. Fletcher Bene
dict, who died Monday from lack of proper treat
ment for broiHho-pncumonla, waa held to the
Orand Jnrr to-day by the Coroner, the charge being
practising medtclno without u license. Tbo dead
man was not a believer in faith cure, but bis wife
was, aud she to-day, notwithstanding her bns
band'a death, guve uvideuco tmdingto shield the
"doctor." All itucr woman believer bee me bis
surely. Teed tame hero from New York about a
year ago. lie claims to have treated 3d, 000 people
by the "Koreaban " or falth-curo process.
' CnrryluK Out Ibo Kulc.
"Now, pupils, I uoiild llko to hate you call
each other by your right names. Don't say tiara
when a boy's name Is Samuel, or Lem for Lemuel
or Dan for lUulel. "
A small boy Just then railed his hand, nnd whon
asked what he wanted, said : " Please, air, may 1
sit with Jliuuil!"
For .Veto Enulanil, Eastern .to l'oit, Kastcrn
Vnrvftiiif(i, -Vfto Jer.-ev nnd IWntrnrc, fair
WfiitUT, fullowa b Uyht niliu, a night rim in
temiierature, lljht to fmh tcCml' shifting to
The following record shows the changes in the
temperaturo fur the past twenty-lour hours, Id com
tartsin with the corresponding date of last year.as
Indicated uy tbo thermometer at iluduul'a phar
macy, 31S Broadway:
1HS7. 1833. 1(87. l3a.
3 A. M 3t 3) 3.S0 r. M 4.1 4.1
6 a. u ,, Si 31 o r. m 41 ad
y a. x ad ai a v. u sn at
Ilk 3i 8(1 13 HID..., S3 30
Average temperatur yeaterday, 34; i average tompfr
, alius lor oonei poo ding data last year, 97.
l "-ri-''i',ilasti"lKaAlvaslii'Ull'ii sill Iitfin if
12.3Q p. m. 1
Where the Next Demooratio Con-
vention Will be Held. w
Committeemen Arrive at a De- S
clsion at Last. 9
I incur, to lire world.! H
WAsnisoTox, Feb. 23. Tho forty-seven '
members of tho National Democratic Com. J
mittoo at Willard's Hotol ycsterilny, after 4Kt
naming July 8 ns tho timo of holding the con- 'w
vention, choosintj William Btoinwny to auo- wfi
creel tho lato Hubert O. Thonipeon as a com. Inf
mittocmnu from New York and taking cloven E
iutlocisivo ballots for a placo as was an- 11
nouncctl exclusively lost night in Tots Even- jm
ino Wonuj " Extra" adjourned until 10 jpf
o'clock this morning. 'Jffjj
Tho last ballot stood as follows : aSf
Necessary to a choico 81 flf I
Ban Francisco 17 -g&
Chicago 15 tjQ
St. Loula 14 jK!
Cincinnati 1 rXn
Tho St. Louis pooplo this morning display JKe
a decidedly nioro cheerful front than at any JSJ4
timo during the fight. flB,
It is said that immediately upon tho rccon- Mm
veiling of tho committee nt 10 o'clock a mo- n
tion will be mado by Mr. Scott or one of hbs M$:
followers to reconsider tho voto by which jfj
tbt list for holding tho convention was set ' jK
It is expected that tho St. Louis delegation, ' ,
as n part of tho programmo which is said to -
have been arranged lost night, will rapport Mp-
this motion for a chango of dato. "ST'
Tho friendB of tho Administration demand .
that tho date shall be earlier, and tho St. sk'.
Louis peoplo aro willing to help them secure) fl
it provided tho members who hare heretofore '
voted for Chicago will now come to tho sup. M
port of St. Louis. B
Tho friends of tho Administration have) 'Ml
supported Ohicago iu the endeavor to beat Jnj
San Francisco and Now York, but do not ob- Sj
ject seriously to St. Louis if , as a port of tho Jt j
compromise, they can sccuro an earlier date, JB
a consideration which they rogard as of tho ' SC
utmost importance. W-
Whiio this plan of compromise is now jS
rather cmbryotic, tho probability of its suo- '9,
cess is considered fair, oven by those who Sf.
opposo St. Louis and Chicago. ,jg
The San Francisco peoplo havo apparently Jm
lost a little ground sinco last night, but in jib
tho event of tho failure of tho combination Jpj
outlined they aro likely to recover more than 4S,
they havo lost. "Inf
Ex-Senator Barnum called tho members to fifi
order this morning, and Mr. Scott tried to ...'
provail upon tho commiiteo to change tho jR
(Into of holding tho Convention. He mado IK
his argument, but tho motion was defeated '-3f
by a voto of 21 to 23, and tho balloting ''
TwrUTII BALLOT. W
San Francisco 17 Kj
SU Louis 13 X1
Chicago IS j9j
Cincinnati 1 3B'
KewYork 1 $.
THIRTEENTH BALLOT. J9i
San Francisco 17 '?.'
St. Louis 13 i
Chicago IS ''
Now York 1 ;
A recess of fifteen minutes was then takon. '
During tho recess it was said that an agree. '
niout had been effected to reconsider tho
date of holding tho convention after tha .
plnco shall havo been chosen. 0
St. Louis has just been solcctcd by tho
National Democratic Committee. 4,
Notes About Working-men.
Confectioners' and Cake Haters' Union No. St '
has contributed $10 to the Heading strikers. ;
United Machinist Na I and the Forest Labor jk
Club have been admitted to tho Ileui-Workers" ;a
Two dollars fine will be Imposed on any member ''
of ihe Uystermen's Union lonnd smoking a noa- 'i
union cigar. 5
Tnoma Conley has been elected Corresponding :
Secretary aud Jeremiah Savage Hecordlng Secre
tary ot Oysteruieu'e Uulon, No. 1. j
Uystermen's Union No. 1 and Journeymen v
Brewers' Union No. 1 have been admitted to repre- '' '
eentntton In the Food Producers' becilon.
Kccentrio Engineers No. 1 and No. S bad the 4
bad the honors of tne Chair and the Vtoo-Caalr at j
the meeting ot the Metal-workers', Section last .
1 be difficulty between David Mayer, the brewer,
and tne Journeymen llrewers' union will be ad. '
lusted by tho Board of Arbitration of tbe Brewer' j.
National Union. ffm
Oysiermen's Union No. 1 will hold a special jH
meeting oa Saturday nlgut at 1!3 West Houston (
street instead of in the Bleecker Building, as here. ?m
tofore. Thursday Is the regular meeting night. S
Jeremiah Savage, of the Oysiermen's Union, and JaV
Daniel It ce, of tne Urania Club of Waiters, occu- jTO
pled ihe chair and vlce-chalr reapectlvely at the ,dR
meeting of the Food Producers' bectlon last night. tju
At the tequeat of the Magnolia Association of W
Walters, the Printing 'trades Becilon has appointed jt
a committee, to visit the proprietor of Leggoit'a j
Hotel and Inquire of him why be doea not employ j
union help. a
The Arbitration Committee of the Metal-V. orker' !;
Section having fatlrd to make a satisfactory setlle. m
went with Kelly & Jones, steam-healing apparatus) rU
manufacturer, the matter will be referred to tho ijgt
Bojoott Commltteo of tho Central Labor Uolon,, Ja