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WASHINGTON, D. C. THTTKSDAY EVENING, AUGUST 22, 1895.
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Inspector Bradshaw Submits His
&EADE OEOSSINGS SCOEED
Review ot the Work In the Engineer
Department Attention of tho Au
thorities Culled to ExUtliis Con
ditions and Remedial Legislation
Snsgcirted by the Inspector.
Actlug General Inspector L. P. Brad
shiw, of the District engineer department,
has submitted to the Commissioners Ills
annual report for'the part fiscal year.
Mr. Bradsbaw introduces his report with
a statement of the duties required of Ills
office, and states in brief what has been
one. Ue tben says
"The situation respecting tho steam
surface tracks remains in statu quo, while
the inconvenience and damnge resulting
from the grade crossings and unprotected
portions of tho tracks lying in lifeline ot
the public streets is nn ever fruitful
subject of discussion.
"The Baltimore and Ohio road has added
no protection In tho Tray ot fencing during
the year. In consequence, long stretches
of unprotected track lying In and across
the public streets, on an approximate
trade therewith, pass througli populated
localities, affording no security whatever
"The dancer of this condition of affairs
Cecils no comment, and If existing law
cannot a bjti Ulegisiaiiou should be sought
that will at the earliest practicablemoment.
It would stun, however, that the re
quirement, of fencing, so far, at least, as
the right of way proceeds upon public
property , is within the scope of the present
"The It & r road within tlie year lias in
closed its tracks along Sixth street as far
as the station, and also of lis most danger
ous piece of load, along Maryland avenue,
between Sixth and Sex euth streets, so that
there remains to be fenced the tracks be
tween Ninth street, and Long Bridge, for
which the company tins a permit, and be
tween Third and South Capitol streets
east, which laUcr are in pari above grade.
' Under this head considerable time and
Itudj has been given to tLe subject ot
safety fenders suitable for use on the cars
of the rapid transit roads, the outcome ot
which has been the adoption of designs
combining the action of what Is sty led, "tho
front pickup and wheel-guard fender."
Th9praoUcul merit ot tills equipment has
now been fully demonstrated, and its
capacity for saving life proved beyond
Tho roads having a full equipment as
required aro In the order of compliance
as follows: Tho Bock Creek, the EcUng
ton & Soldiers' Home, the Georgetown
Tennally ten n and the Brightwood.
Tho Ninth street clectns lino has .1 regu
lation equipment upon such of Its new
cars as are in operation. The grips of the
"Washington & Georgetown and Columbia
roads are not as yet fully equipped as re
quired by tho regulations " ,
"This office was relieved of underground
construction early in the fpring and the
sewer department given control There
was also one overhead line lcfs to be
looked after, the old dilapidated rapid
transit line havlrg been rcniovetl from the
"Of the remairder of companies operut
lng overhead lines, the Chesapeake and
Potomac Telephone alone has maintained
a respectable standard of repairs or made
any effort In the way of improving dis
"Owing to the lack of attention given to
maintenance by the other companies, their
line's of rcccsrity arc daily growing weaker,
and unless early lcgiflation tball be se
cured compelling the companies to operate
underground conduits, loss of life and
Injury to property aro likely to result.
"The systems especially noted ns being
In bad condition are the Western Union
line along Seventh 6trect northwest nnd
Brightwood avenue, ai.d the Postal Com;
pany's lines, which traerfe the city by
way ot Virginia avenue, I street tomb,
and Thirteenth street east.
Mr. Bradshaw urges that all places within
the District lie marked with the name or
too initials of the operating companies for
purposes ot better identification.
CLAIMS AND DAMAGES.
The method ot Investigation in these cases
was the same as In times past, the object
being to ascertain the truth and facts as
admitting an equitable adjustment. The
number of cases at law investigated, involv
ing damages for injury to person, vv as eight;
lor Injury to property, five.
The number of communications acted
upon, in addition to work ot general super
vision, was 3C0; applications for inspec
tions to 6idowalks, requiring from one to
U.ree Inspections, nas 28 J. One general
Inspector and two Inspectors, at $1,200
each , have been employ ed In the work '
Slioo Factory Dl'sajrreement.
Baleiu, Mass , Aug. 22 The shoe culfcre
in the employ of J. A. Dane & Co quit work
yesterday on account of the failure to agree
npou the price list. The men state that the
firm agreed to pay $1.15 per case for
shoes cut from India stock, but that only
ninety-five cents was offered when settle
ment was made.
ing several of the lo
cal and telegraphic
news features in this
issue of The Evening
Times will be found
in to-morrow's Morn
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FOUGHT HIS HESCUERS.
Itullroud Man's Determined Effort at
Chicago, Aug. 22. Patrick GUligan, a
railroad man, living at No. 4935 Atlantic
street, undertook to drown himself In the
lake yesterday at the Sixty seventh street
pier. He wrote a note, saying he wafftlred
ot life, and plunged Into the water.
Three patrolmen tried to pullhim out with
a pole, but he thrust It from him. The res
cuers launched a fisherman's yawl. The
heavy sea almost swamped the little boat
at ecry swell, but they llnally readied the
man in tho water. A desperate struggle en
sued , resulting In the capsizing of the yawl,
but the iwlicemen held on to their man.
The big sea swells had washed the party
well shoreward, and It was only a minute
or so until their feet touched bottom. Qillignn
struggled no more Ills efforts at self-destruction
had made him get water In his
lungs, which schoked him to death.
So Gov. McKlnley Culls the Ohio Af
fair of Yesterday.
Columbus, Ohio. Aug. -'. Governor Mc
Klnley was asked Ustuight what, lie thought
of tho Democratic convention at Spring
field, and its choice for Governor. Be
"The Democrats have certainly had a
harmonious convention, and could not
have selected a ulcer man than Governor
Camplvll Gen Bushnell could not wish
for a higher compliment than to defeat a
man like Mr. Campbell, which ho will
Don't forget that 'which he will'"
The Governor feels coufideut that the
high majority attained by him In his
race will not be materially decreased In the
POOR OLD MR. CLEGHORN
The Husband of a Queen and rather
of a Princess.
IIo Bemoans the Fate of Hawaiian
Royalty Oneo More nnd Wants
Its Wrongs Illslited.
New York, Aug. 22. "A. 8. Clcghorn,
of Honolulu, S. I.," is at the Windsor Ho
tel Mr. Clcghorn, although a Scotchman
by birth, Is the father of rriccess Kaiulanl,
who has a faint hope that she will some
day bo the Queen of Hawaii.
The Princess, who Is nowabout 20 years
ot age, is at present In France, and her
father intends to Join her thcr.".
"Honolulu," he said, last night, "is
about as comfortable as one could expect
under a miiitury despotism. I do not think
the present condition of affairs can long
continue. Business Is at a practical stand
still, and nobody feels secure.
"Queen Lihuokalanl Is still a prisoner In
her palace. There Is a strong sentiment In
Hawaii In fa-v or of the restoration ot Liliuo
kalani. If the question were put to a vote
of the white and native residents the re
sult nould be In favor of the restoration,
by five to one. But undefpresent conditions
wo cannothav can election.
"The royal party ill Hawaii at present
would prefer to be annexed to the United
Stales, rather than put up with the cx
itsing condition of afalrs We have too
much military rule. It is a great pity
that the United States has i ot a clearer
Idea of the situation in Hawaii.
"It is unfortunate that President Cleve
land did not send to Hawaii a commission
consisting of three ir more members instead
of only one Commissioner. Such a com
mission would have gone to the bottom of
affairs, and its report would have com
manded the respect and attention of every
APPEAL FltOM WALLEil.
Senator Baker Heeclv e n Letter From
Leavenworth, Kans , Aug. 22. Sena
tor Baker yesterday received an autograph
letter from John Waller, ex-consul at
Tamatave, written in his cill in a Irench
prison, touching upon his Imprisonment.
Waller says .
"I wish here to direct your attention to
my case, of which you are already aware,
and to ask you to use every honorable and
available means at your disposal, both as
Senator and a friend, to secure to me, as as
American citizen, the restoration of my
liberty, of which I am now deprived by our
sister republic, France.
"I will thank -you It you will kindly call
nt the State Department and carefully ex
amine the copy of the letters which I wrote
to my wife and one to George E. Tesicre.
The latter is a British subject and a busi
ness man of Antananarivo, Madagascar,
and is in no way connected with the Mala
gass or Hov a army, nor has he ever borne
arms against the Trench government,
and ccrtai nly my wife has not, nor is the an
enemy to France In any sense whatever.
If Mr. Tesicre is an enemy in any way
to France, In so far as I know or ha cscen.
It may be that he Is considered as such from
the fact that he is an energetic competitor
and business rival of bouses controlled by
French citizens in Madagascar. As yon
are a lawyer of long experience, I ask you
to carefully notice the testimony of Capt
Lav crsot on this point, and note at the same
time that it was on his testimony that the
prosecution seem to have based their charge
that I was guilty of corresponding with
the enemy of France.
"I submit that the evidence for the prose
cution utterly failed to sustain or support
the chargoundcr which I was convicted and
sentenced to twenty years' Imprison
SteveiiH School Will Move to Miner
The protest entered with Uie District
Commissioners by properly owners In the
vicinity of Seventeenth aid Q streets
ngalusl the transfer of the Stevens publlo
school pupils tothe Miner building seems
to have been iisavalling.
A special meeting of the board ot trustees
was held yesterday afternoon at the Frank
lin School building to consider tho situa
tion, and after an exhaustive discussion of
the subject it was unanimously decided that
the transfer is necessary, unless, prior to
the time for the opening of the schools, an
other equally convenient building can be
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China's Action in the Kucheng
Matter Accounted For.
OUE CONSUL TO BLAME
Ho Started Off Precipitately and Had
Not the Proper Credentials State
Department Officials SuVprlKCd at
HIh Action Cupt. Newell U Dele
cutcd and Now on the Wuy.
The investigation which the Government
ot the United States will make into the
Kucheng massacre has been somewhat
complicated, and the probabilities seem
to be that the complication has been caused
by an excess of zeal on thepartnf J. Court
ney Ilixson, of Alabama, U. S. Consul at
Foo Chow, who has gone to Kucheng
as the principal representative of the
United States on the Joint British-Amcri-canconimlssionntinqulry
It was leirncd to-day that Mr. Hlxson
and the commission started for Kucheng
before tho formalities preliminary to the
inquiry had been arranged with the
Chinese government, and before tho State
Department hid sent him full Instructions,
and the Interesting information lias Just
come tollght that thcDepirtment wassonie
what surprised to learn, after the commis
sion had left Foo Chow .that the American
representative was Ensign Waldo Evans,
of the Ilultred States cruiser Detroit.
CAPT. NEWELL SELECTED.
It was tho determination o fthe State
Department, after a consultation with
naval officials, to send Capt. Newell, of
the Detroit, to Kucheng, with Mr, Hlxson.
Capt. Now ell's wide experience and bis
reputation for discretion and good judg
ment caused bis selection. But before
Minister Denby had arranged all matters
concerning the commission with the Chi
nese government Mr. Hlxson and Ensign
Evans started ror Kucheng, and the sup
position here is that the refusal of the Chi
nese officials, who are also making inquiry
Into the massacre, to permit them to at
tend tho hearing, Is caused by the fact that
proper authority from the Peking govern
government was not obtained by Mr. Hlx
son before he made bis somewhat hasty de
parture. DEADLOCK BROKEN.
The cablegram from Hong Kong via Lon
don stating that Capt. Newell has gone
from Fucliau Foo Chow to Ku Cheng
causes much gratification, and Justifies
the belief that he has obtained f ullauthority
to pursue tile Investigation, which Mr.
Dcnbj vas Instructed to secure, and will
break the deadlock caused by the refusal
of tho Chinese officials at Ku-cheng to
permit' the foreign commissioners to 1
presert at their Inquiry. Ku-cheng Is some
distance inland, and for that reason the
State Department has been unable to com
municate with Mr. Hlxson to ascertain why
he started too soon.
BIOT AT TIENTSIN.
LI Huns Cbang'u Palace Besieged by
London, Aus. 22. A dispatch to the
Globe from Shanghai says the Chinese
soldiers at Tientsin revolted yesterday,
and assembled outside the gates of LI Hung
Chang's palace, where they raised a clamor
for their arrears of pay. Later they made
an attack upon the shops of the city, wreck
ing many of them and killing over a hun
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The Secretary of War.,
LOOK OCT FOR. WHECKS.
Itlvnl ltallrondM Itaclnz From London
London, Aug. 22 The performance of
the fast train of the London and North
western Railway which has made a new
record between London and Aberdeen,
Inspired the London and Gnat Northern
Company to enter Into rivalry with the
North western, and accordingly a train
was started for Aberdeen over the Great
Northern route yesterday for the purpose
of smashing the record made the day be
fore. The Great Northern line runs over a dif
ferent rc.ite and Is thirteen miles shorter
tbaiitheNorthwestern ThcGreat Northern
train left King's Cross station at 8 o'clock
last evening and arrived at Aberdeen, a
dMaucc of 027 miles,. -it 4 40 o'clock this
morning. The Northwestern train started
at the same hour and reached Aberdeen,
540 miles, at 4.55 o'clock this morulDg
THEIR SEARCH REWARDED
Miss Burslcy's Body Fond by the
It Was Floatius Near Bryan's Point,
"Where tho Difctrcn-dns
The body of Mrs Ruth W. Burslcy was
discovered about 10 o'clock this morning
floating on the water near Bryan's Point,
and brought to this city by tho police boat
Undertaker GcoreP. Zarhorst, who had
been notified by telephone oC the finding of
the body, was at the wharf on the landing
of the steamer to recelve.the remains, and
they were conveyed to his establishment.
No. 203 Third street southeast, where they
will be prepared for burial
The body was discovered by Ilr. Keech, a
passenger on board the Harry Randall,
floating Just north ot Bryan's Point, very
near the place -where the accident hap
pened. The police boat and bateau, which
have been in the vicinity dragging for the
body for several days, were soon notified
and the remains ot the unfortunate girj.
recovered and placed on board, and the
Bteamer started for Washington.
It was Just 1 o'clock as the little craft,
steamed up the harbor, her flags flying at
half mast. In the Bternrested'an oak casket
containing the remains of the young girl
who met her death lost Monday night under
such sad and distressing circumstances.
On board the Blackburn, besides the of
ficers and crew, was Col. McKibben, of
Marshall Hail; Gen. Walker, a friend of the
dead girl's family, who has been aiding In
ihe search, and Dr. Keech, who discov
ered the body.
At the w hart some of the relatives and
friends of Miss Bursley were gathered...
Dr. Keech, when seen by, a Times re
porter, said that the body when found
was In a fair state of preservation, al
though It bad been In the water several
days. There were no marks on the body
to Indicate that the young lady had come
In contact with the paddle .w heels of the
No arrangements for the funeral have
yet been made. The-body was taken to
the home of the girl's parents, No. 504 D
street northeast, this afternoon.
"Winnebacos "Will Starve.
Chicago,-Aug. 22. A special from Black
River Falls, Wis , says thai owing to the
failure of the blueberry crop, which usually
furnishes them Bring, the Wisconsin
Winnebago Indiana are threatened with
starvation this winter. The Indians 'are
bard tip and nave, already contracted ob
ligations with the' merchants which will;
exhaust their annuity to be naW thorn on
PLEADIMG FOR TEHGLE
Street Extension Cases Begun
Before Judge filcComas.
GEOUNDS OF THE ACTION
Counxel for the Petitioners Contend
That tho Proposed Plans Are Arbi
trary and Unreasonable They De
cry Any Hope of FuturoIncreiiMjln
Value of Lauds Affected.
A hearing in open court of tho case of
Mr Armory K. Tingle, who seeks torestrnin
the Commissioners from carryiug onttheir
plan of proposed street extension, was
given by Judge McComas in the general
term courtroom this morning.
Mr. William A. Meloy, who appeared as
counsel for Mr. Tingle and his wife, opened
the proceedings by reading tlte original
and amended bill of complaint. Mr. Thomas
and Mr. Buvall represented the District's
prime officials, and the former gentleman
read the defendants' answer. Both bills
nnd answer have heretofore been printed
In The Times.
Mr. Mcloy, at the conclusion of Mr.
Thomas' reading of his answer, began an
eloquent plea on behalf of his clients. He
asserted that It could bo farther from no
one's Intention than his own lo block the
wheels of progress which were expected to
result in inestimable benefits to the millions
ot people to come.
MARCH OF PROGRESS
He cited as examples all the great ctiies
from Jerusalem to Paris where extensions
of the city's thoroughfares had lieen carried
out as the grow-Ui of the intinlelptUty re
quired, and in all theso eases the necessity
of the Improvements evaporated any sane
reason that could be given In opposition.
"But in this particular case In which I
have been retaiucel as counsel," said Mr.
Meloy, "my clients have been made the vic
tims In a large degree ot the merciless ad
herence of certain mathematical cugineera
to certain mathematical lines, when a di
vergence might haveas readily becumade.
"Tho nature of this proceeding estops
the owner from building or selling his own
possessions. My clients lauds are virtually
taken out ot the market, for other people
who might be purchasers are under thesame
cloud that now hangs over the owners,
and only a small pecuniary consideration
would bo given for property In which the
buyer feels that he can at best get but a tem
porary ownership. My clients can practi
cally use their lands for nothing more than
lawns and tillable grounds, for an indefi
"The defendants to the bill hav e asserted
that the petitioners' property, of which they
will have one acre where they now have
four, will be enhanced In value. Such
statement in the face of facts showing that
by reason of its uncertain futuro the land
Is now depreciated In value, is preposte
rous. "It Is not possible for the wildest flight
ot the real estate broker's Imagination
topictiircsuch a thing.
"It" must be remembered that property
docs not mean lands, houses and tangible
things alone, but associations . .
"In this particular Instance, by a slight
deviation of the proposed thoroughfares,
the home of aUnost a third of a century's
founding, might still remain Intact."
Mr. Meloy then presented a rather amus
lngplctttrenf the state of affairs thatwo"bkl
follow the full carrying oat ot the Commis
sioners' intention. The streets would in
places have to be cut down several'feet, lie
tfSA -l-man i r?nrftlMnfirartfcTT I iilMpfcr'a'tb-'' -nlffiITatHllTK",'-rJ-"-''-
said, and in one Instance It would leave
his clients' house standing on the edge
of a ten foot precipice, with one-half the
"And even then," interposed Mr. Thomas,
"the house would hare a better foundation
tbantblssiiityou are bringing."
Just before 1 o'clock tho court ordered
a recess until 2 o'clock.
SILVEIt FOR THE MINNEAPOLIS.
Complete Service and a Piano TVIQ
Minneapolis, Minn , Aug. 22. The pres
entation of the silver service to the cruiser
Minneapolis from the citizens of Minneapo
lis will take place on August 31 In Boston
harbor. The committee charged with this
duty consists of Mayor Robert Pratt, CoL
C. McC. Reeve, Thomas Lo wry, J .T Wyman
and J. S. McLaln.
Three Minneapolis commanderics of
Knights Templar In attendance upon the
conclave will act as an honorary escort to
this committee. The presentation speech
will be made by Col. Reeve. In addition to
the silver service a fine piano of local make
will be placed aboard the svvi ft cruiser.
WHECKOF A SEALER.
Bottom Up and Eleven Indian Sailors
Seattle, Wash , Aug. 22 The steamer
Excelsior arrived yesterday from St. Mich
aels, mouth of the Yukokon river, bring
ing news of the wreck oft lesealing schooner
Walter Earldc, off Kodia Island, and the
loss ot eleven inuian sailors.
The wreck was found bottom up and
the bodies ot the Indian sailors were found
in the forecastle; bJt the bodies of the cap
tain and six or eight white sailors aboard
were not fouhd. The sailors left "Victoria
last spring for ierlng Sea with Captain
ANOTHER HOLMES' CASTLE
Discovery of Building Where the
Scoundrel Did Part of His Work.
It Was Found by Means of an Express
Order to Carry Away a
Chicago, Aug. 22. Another of H. U
Holmes' mysterious buildings has been
discovered. This Is ten miles from the
"castle" In Sixty third street. It Is In
Eotic3ka street, near the tracks of the
Northwestern Railroad. The building is
all boarded up, and residents of the vicinity
say nothing has been done there for some'
Two week aco, they say, a man whom
they Identify as "Pal" Quintan went there
and took the last of what bad been left
and carted it away. The building is a
one story brick. It was erected, the neigh
bors say, a little more than a year ago.
When asked If they knew who owned the
building they all said no, but when a pho
tograph of Holmes was shown them they
at once exclaimed. "That's lbe man."
It was here that Holmes carried on his
gkis3 bending business, and It is this place
for which the police have been looking for
more than a month.
The discovery ot this building was made
through a Brinks' Express Company order.
This order directed the company to call
at No. C5 Sobletka street, December 6,
1801, for a box; Directions were given
await closer orders. This was signed by
P. B. Quintan.
The esprcssman called that afternoon
and was taken to the two ttory and a halt
house which lies in tl c tear of tl e factory.
From tiiis a I.-.rge box aLd tevcral bundles
were taken and carted to tLe general de
pot, of the express company, whence they
were taken tvo days later. What, was In
the box or where It finally was taken Is
The police, so far, have made no in
vestigations at the place. There Is plenty
of room to dig.
HAMMOND EXTRACT CASES.
Judjio Colo Renders Ills Final Opinion
on tho Bill.
Judge Cole delivered his opinion In Dr.
Hammond's animal extract cases this morn
ing. Manfrcdl Lanza, of the Animal Ex
tract Company, wa3 fined SlOforcoutempt
of court in disobey! ug JudgeCole'smandate
of June 25 by making and selling extracts
contrary to the temporary restraining or
der ot the court.
In Dr. B itumond's case the court held
that, while the evidence was strong, the
proof was not sufficient to bold him guilty
The Animal Extract Company was en
Joined until further orders from makuig
or sellin,- the products put out by the
Columbia Chemical Company or from
usiug their advertisements.
The cross bill filed by Dr. Hammond
asking that t lie chemica 1 company be made
to show cause why the restraining order of
June 25 should not be annulled, and his
plea for a dissolution of his contract with
the company were dismissed.
The ctrect Is that the case will now go
back to be tried on its merits.
Launching ot the Prince Georgo at
Portsmouth, Erg, Aug. 22 The new
British battleship. Prince George, was
successfully launched here this attcnioon
in the presence of the Duke ai d Duchess of
York, Mr. George J. Goschcn, first lord ot
the admiralty, and a large rumberof otacr
The now ship is 3G0 fcetilorg, her ex
treme breadth 75 feet, ard her mean
draught 27 1 2 feet Her displacement is
15,000 tons. She will be fitted with twin
screws, each driven by an independent ret
of engines, and her total horse power wiP"
The guns which w ill bee arricd by the
new ship will bo much lighter and at the
same time of gnatcr penetrating power
than any guns hitherto constructed. The
Prince George will carry a complement of
757 officers and men.
Fireman Jumped Overboard.
Panama, Aug. 15. The Royal Mall
steamship Lame, which has Just arrived
at Colon from Port Llmon, reports that
while lying at that port last week the fire
man of the steamer, after filling his pockets
with heavy weights, Jumped overboard, and
was never seen to rise. No cause can be
assigned for the deed .
SUPREME COURT YAGAHG1
Authoritative Report that It Will
Go to New York.
PLANNED BY CLEVELAND
llo is Said to Have Counted on Justice
Jackson's Death When "White "Was
Appointed He May Give the Senate
Another Chance at Ilornblower or
reokhaui Dispell a Favorite.
All predictions-made in the newspapers
thus far as to Justice Jackson's snecessor
on the Supreme Bench have gone awry,"
said one of President Cleveland's closest
official advisers this morning.
"It is well understood inside the Cabinet
circle that a New York man will be se
lected, and it is not improbable that Hurn
blower will be again named. The Presi
dent looked Into the future when, after tho
Senate bad rejected the nominations of
both Ilornblower and Peckbam, ot New
l'ork, be went South and selected White,
or Louisiana, for a vacancy caused by the
death of a New York man, Blatebford.
"As It was understood by Mr. Cleve
land's Cabinet at the time. White's nomina
tion was not made with the idea of per
nentiy increasing the South's representation
on the bench. While's nomination, under
the circumstances created surprise in the
minds of nearly everybody, except the few
who were let Into the secret of the Presi
dent's motives. At the very time when the
Senate was trampling upon the nomina
tions of Hornblower and Peckbam the
President had already been oppriscd of
the critical condition of Justice Jackson's
health and the certainty of bis retirement
before the dose of the Administration.
IT WAS ALL PLANNED.
"With this impending vacancy in mind,
the President decided to choose a Southern
man as Blatchford's successor, thus re
serving to New York the vaeancylbat would
occur by the retirement of Justice Jack
son, a Southern man, at thesame time pre
serving the geographical ratio between
North and South on the Supieme Bench.
"The President believed at the time he
appointed White that the opposition in
the derate to Mr. Hornblower, which he
regarded as being directed at the President
rather than at the unfortunate nominee,
would disappear by the time the next
vacancy occurred, and that the confirma
rionof either HornblowcrorFeckSaniunder
such circumstances would be a great com
pliment to the nominee, a lilting rebuke
to Mr. Cleveland's enenues, ard a vindica
tion of the President's Judgment. If when
the Senate meets the cor.dit.cns are not
propitious for the coxnicatiau of either
most certainly tclect tome other New "York
Triced, and James C. Carter and cx-Post-moster
General Biif ell arc prominent in the
list of names he has in nnzd."
EXTRA SENATE SESSION.
While the source from which this pro
gramme" emanates Is authoritative. It li
said that It will not be earned into effect
The fact that Justice Brown has beet
assigned to the cases In the circuit of th
late Justice Jackson Is looked upon as In
dlcative that the President Los lo Intcn
tlon of immediately filling the vacancy or
the Supreme Couch Justice Brown can at
tend to hts own circuit a well as the Sixth
circuit, but he cannot fill the- place on the
full bench, which has been vacant practi
cally for more than a year.
Every Justice, from Mr Fuller down, haj
united m urging the President to fill the
vacancy before the opening of the Supreme
Court In October, and ov.in; to the urgent
necessity for providing against an evenly
divided court it is quite probable that an
extra scslou of the Senate may be called
for the last w eek of September, so that a
new Justice may be confirmed before thf
court opens for the term.
OUT OF WOODSTOCK JAIL.
Hallway Union Directors Will Be Re
leased Tel-morrovv .
Chicago, Aug. 22. Having ervcd their
full three mouths sentence for con
tempt of court in the WoccMcck Jail, the
directors of the American Railway Union
will be dismissed tomorrow. On rcach
lugChicsgo they will be met by a committee
of loyal railroad men and a Sunday recep
tlon will be tendered them President
Debs has three mouths more to serve be
fore the term ot his sentence expires.
Their release will mark a new departure
iu the work of organizing railway em
ployes. District headquarters will be
established iu all the large railway cen
ters throughout the country. In each of
these districts solicitors will be employed
absolutely secret. Since their imprison
ment 156 local unions that wetcshattcred
by tl.c strike ot last summer have been
reorganized and twenty-seven new oncj
KATE FIELD SUCCESSFUL.
John Brown's Fort Will Ho Sent to
Chicago, Aug. 22 Kate Field's recent
mission to Chicago has been successful
riibllc-spirited people have contributed
the funds necessary for the removal of the
historic cngine-hottso known as John
Brown's fort,rom Chicago lack to its
original site in Harper's Terry.
A contract has been signed for carry
ing out the work, and the materials win
be taken back early hi September. The
Baltimore and Ohio railroad will furnish,)!
free transportation. ' N
Indian Kills His Daushtcr.
Ottawa, Ont., Aug. 22. News has reach
ed here of a brutal muder In an Indian
camp forty miles from Maniwaki village,
on the borderland of the great Northern
forests of the Upper Gatlneatt. an Indian
named Francois beating to death his sixteen-year-old
daughter. The provincial au
thorillcs hare the case In hand.
"Baby's Firot Letter to Tapa."
Beaver, Aug. 2. ThebodyofW.D.Dodd,
was taken from the ruins of the hotel ftra
this morning. The body was recognized by
a pathetic letter from his baby In Albany,
N. Y., headed "Baby's first letter to papa."
The body Itself was unrecognizable,
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