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WASHLNGTCXN, D. C. FRtDAY, OCTOBER 4, 1895.
VOL. 1. 2sX. 53.
A FEW MUNICIPAL; QUESTIONS
BERING SEA MARTS FALSE
RELIC OF 76
DEPUTIES AFTER GIBSON
Reverend Gentleman Ib Absent, But
May Appear To-day.
Oommruider Drake Makes His Re
port on the Recent Survey.
Thousands Pay Homage to the
Famous Liberty Bell.
It Gives Sibley a Clear Lead For
Defence Will Now Try Earnestly to
l'rote the General Uooel CUanicler
of tlif Alleged Murtlcrcr.
Gremt Submarine ItldKO Is the Cause
of the Erratic Course of
GUARDED BY THE MILITARY
WATSON FOR SECOND PL'AOE
Jones Is AImi n Fatorlte, Despite
tin Knot That He Ik Not u Native
American Headciimrters Are Open
Hi'reiiiidtheTblril Party Is Already
The genllcnieii In charge of the TopolM
icadquarters In Washington arc apparently
doing more work 111 the missionary line
llian either ihe Republicans or Democrats.
It Is Hie only national headquarters really
open fur business at this lime. An unique
inmpaign is also being conductc-d. In ad
vance of tlie ii.Uior.al Populist convention,
which will be held In Fcbiunry, 16UC, the
leader-, of the Populist niotemcul are en
deavoring lo find cut, if possible, the most
popJIar candidate to he.ul tl.eir ticket.
They de-ire to discover this fact In onler
thai" the largest vote itfss-lble can he polled
at the lutloual eleciinn, a year from
In order to sound tLe sentiment of the
Pcpuli-t following throughout the United
States there Is a coupon printed In the
"National Watchman," the organ of the
Populist parly, asking subsi nl-ere to des
ignate the men they favor for President
and vhe presldeut,
SIBLEY IN THE LEAD
The malingers of the Populist campaign,
and of this paper, liav.e received thousands
of vote.-, as to lie most popular candidate
for the Populist nomination In lb'JO.
Tbev rave nl.-o recoiled nearly as great a
number ror tl.e vice-iiresidentlal favorite.
It was learned that ex-Congressman
Blhlcy. of Foiuist Itania. Hie man vt Iio was
selei-tid to head tl.e silt er ticket for the
Presidency, is at the present time leading
oil compciiiors for the first place on the
FopJlist ticket. Senator Allen, or Ne
braska, is a pretty good second, while
Benator Kvle, of Scutb Dakota, who was
a favorite in 181)2, Las leceived but few
Strange as it may seem, "Tom 'Watson,
tbe ox-Popuhst Congressman from Georgia,
Is the favorite as Uie.vice-prcsldentl.-il can
didate He lias received more votes,
through the medium of the "National
Watchman,- than any other man consid
ered available for tccord place on the Pop
LAFE PENCE IS OUT
Ex Congressman Lafe rence, of Colorado,
irho is l ow a railway magnate. Is a good
ivconil to Watson, bo far as the number of
Totes received is concerned. It is pre
lunud, however, that Pence, now that lie
bas become a "plutocrat," will not liave
ver much to do Willi the Populist move
ment In the future.
,,.. , ..ni.itc,wt hintci'ir in New ork.
lie ims r4.i,.i,i... ...... --
In the railroad buf ines, ai.d has doubtless
forgotten tbat his voice was heard fre
quently in the halls of Congress during
Hie last session in favorof I he dow n-trodden
worklrgnien and against coriKirations and
niillioraircs. m . ,
While the Popullns still favor the free
coinage of silver at the ratio of 16 to 1.
the majority throughout tbc country do
not mm to think that Senator Stewart,
the wl.lte-liaired and n hite-licardcd Ne
vada Populit. is a fit man for them to
place at the head of their ticket.
-The popular ote taken for Presidential
favorites Indicates tbat Mr. Stewart Is by
no means considered .1 genuine Populist,
and In the next national contention will
not. it iebeliccd. figure at all extuislvcly
na a. Presidential candidate. His col
league. Senator .lone", of the same Stale,
is a great favorite. Tins majority or those
who rend coupons in hv fator are doubt
less not aware that S nalor Jones was
born in England, and is therefore not eligi
ble Tor tbe Presidency.
Whenever n tote is received for Senator
Jones, a letter is immediately written, in
reply ftallng that while Mr. Jones would
probable- make on excellent Secretary of
the Tre-asurv. it is an i.tti r impossibility
to force him" to the front as a Presidential
eandUate on account of the fact. wl.I
doef not generally seem lo be known, tint
be I not a native born American.
The principal doeiiuieiit rent out by the
Populist managers is Representative Sib
let V speech, attacking the financial iol
Jcy of President Cleveland. This is sent
out. under a frank signed by "Jerry"
Simpson, which is supposed to give it added
weight. Mr. Simp'-on receitnl quite a
numlier of votes, for tl.e Presidential norui
nation by the coupon system.
ANOTHER DEI.Ef.ATE LOST.
Second Irls.li Contontlon Man Who
fit. Louis. Mo Oct. -i. Col. Patrick Me
ledy, of this city, left here two weeks ago
tAr..i ,ti .inr.irotipi, of friends of Ire
land at Chicago last week. Mr. Melody
was seen at the Auditorium Hotel on the
opening day of the conference, but "-hice
then nothing lias been seen orliearelof lilm,
and his friends are becoming alarmed for
Col. M cicely spout several years in a
British prison Tor beiug connected in mi
alleged dynamite plot.
He was well acquainted with the New
Tork delegation lo the recent convention,
and itwassupposcdthalhelind jolncdlhem
on their return to New York, but telegrams
from tho-c delegates stale that they have
seen nothing of him since the opening of
Col. Melody is about sixty-five years of
agc.gray haired and gray nmstmhed. His
right cheek is badly scara-d from powder
CASE OF LOUIS STEHN.
Vunleh I'npcrs l'.rnfflrm Tlint He
Will Not Hc l'urdoned.
Berlin, Oct. 4. The Munich NuesleNach
rlehtcn adheres to lis contention that the
Prince Regent has refused to grant a par
don to Louis Stern, of New York, who is
under sentence of fii'C anil imprisonment
for insulting Baron Von Thuengen, deputy
commissioner of the Spa al Kisengen.
United Stales Ambassador Riinyon has not
as jet receivetl any confirmation of the
statement that M r. Stern's pardon has been
refused, nor Is the Poicigu Office able to
give him any definite information as to the
oult of Mr. Stern's petition.
fflu Ilium.'" Party Starts a Ttto-renny
New York, Oct. 4. The Herald's special
cable from Buenos Ayres says: Montevideo,
Uruguay, advices stale that Gen. Estcvan
started last night with a force or cav
airy for the frontier.
He goes to try to suppress a revolution
which was started yesterday by the Blanco
party, aided by several men who had been
engaged in tbc rebellion In the Rio Grande
do Sul, Brazil.
The revolutionists are all. well armed,
and it is said tbey arc led byApanacioSar
alva. Kuynl Marriage Arranged.
Rome, Oct. 4 The Zncolo Romnna and
ether netvspsivrs assert that a marriage
bas been arraupi'd lielvreen the Prince of
Naples, Crown Vrince of Italy, and one of
i tbe daughlcrsof the Priiice Of Montenegro.
Ban Francisco, Qct. 4. Those who at
tended the Durrauutrial yesterday evening
expecting to sec Ihe Rev. J. George Gibson
face M r. Deaprey on the witness stand
were disapjiointed. for Ihe reason the dep
uty sheriff upon ivhora was imposed the
duty of sen lug a subpoena upon Mr. Gib
sou wasuuablc to carry out his instructions.
The subpoena was Issued yesterday, but
the deputy was unable lo locate Gibson
that day, nor had he found him up lo the
time lie was wanted in the alternoon yes
terday. The same kind or success was met
with during the re-sl of tcsterday and last
last night, and the pastor of the Enianuel
Daptlst Church lias not Jel been buiu
moned as a witness.
P. N. Lynch, Gibson's secretary, was
seen late last night. He stated that Mr
Gibson had not lieen trjing lei evade the
summons, but that he had bee nout each
time the deputy called. He stated further
that Mr. Gibson would go IhH morning to
the court room, then- to be sublioeuacd If
his presence was desired.
When court convenes to-day the'de
fense will again change Its course and
once more start in on a new tack. It will
begin the examination of witnesses to
prove the good diameter of the defeuilant-
I'or this portion of the defendant's case
the prosecutlou has-a rebuttal prepared,
on which all the shortcomings or apparent
misdeeds of Ihe accused student's life will
be held up to Ihe light of day.
Capt. Lees has had a magnified photo
graph made of Dr. Cheney's original roll
call for April :l, with which to combat the
strong point In the evlJe-nce of the case
for the defense which the roll call as ad
mitted by the court furnishes.
In that roll call the absentees are marked
with an "A" opposite their names. It
will be remembered that the original roll
call was taken, the coluntn ruled for March
:ll being used anil latter transfcrm! to a
sheet ruled for April .1. and the maris
in the column for March 111 erased.
The magnified photograph shows the
.rasure to have been very Imperfectly
done, and that a sign, which looks very
much like the letter "A." had been writ
ten in the Marcii 31 column opposite Dur
GLADSTONE AND L1QUOH.
Soiin Opinions, Hut the Whole
Qu-s.tloii Ho files Him.
London. Oct. 4. Mr-Glad'tone has writ
ten a letter lo the temperance congress in
which he says:
"Wliile profoundly "sensible of the ini
meii'C Inportance of the liquor question, I
cannot pretend that I have ruaslereil its
"I tee it clearly in certain of itsnspecl.
but as a whole it baftles me. 1 have no
doubt that the local option principle Is
sound, but they must be of very sanguine
temperament who tielleve that it is suffi
cient to disposeof the entire question.
"The method of the sale of liquor for
P'lblle account, which exists in parts of
Seundhiatiaproc'iitsgrcMl advantages, and
if adopted hero ought lo be adopted ill its
"The plan or free trade with strict police
suiiertision and adequate taxation was un
fortunately refused a fair trial ia Great
"Of the scheme of mere limitation bv re
djcing the number r licenses I have a poor
Silt JULIAN AT OTTAWA.
In Con Terence W It h Caiii'dlii n Of f icluls,
on Si'iiliiiK Question.
New York. Oct. 4. A fi-cial from Ot
tatta. Out., rats: Sir Julian Pnuncefote
arrived hero last night, accompcnled by
ins secretary, the Earl of Westmeatli. He
tvao met at the station by Sir Mackenzie
Bowell and Mr. Gordon, Lord Aberdeen's
The party drove to the hotel where Sir
Julian will ay during bis isit to the
While Sir Julian in'ists upon it tint he
has no public business lo transact 1 ere.
th" members of tie Dominion goternni(-nt
have a very different opinion of it and
have all ll-e piper". In connection Willi the
Bntifli Columbia sealers' claim for se-izurifl
ready to bo discussed with the British
FATE OF A HOUSE STKALEH.
Will Vrobnbly Die- of Old Api Helilnd
Little Rock. Ark., Oct. -l.-Convict Al
len, who is sorting a fiflecn-ye-ar sentence
for Iinrsc stealing.and who claims to know
all about the career of the alleged mur
derer, II. II. Holmes-, was taken to Lee
county yestcrdiy for trial on three addi
tional charges of horse stealing.
It Is understood that lie will plead guilty
to all the indictments, and lie will prob
ably have twenty years added to his pres
ent term. Allen is now forty-five tears
m m m
MUIIDCH AND SUICIDE.
Engineer Killed His Wife mill Die-. In
n Corn Shock.'
Springfield, 111- Oct. 4. Last night, as
a result of a six weeks' spree, William
C. Henry, an engineer, cmploye-d on the
Wabash Railroad, shol bis wife three times
This morning the police found his body
In a corn shock in n field just east of the
city, with a knire wound near the heart
and a bullet hole in his head.
lie bad committed suicide. Mrs. Henry
lies at the hospital in a dangerous condl
:Ion. JEALOUSY' AND MCItDER.
Frenzied William Henry Pnts Three
Bullets Into Ills Wife.
Springfield, III., Oct. 4 William nenry,
until recently an engineer on the Wabash
Railroad, went to bis home, on South Grand
avenue, in an intoxicated condition last
evening and shot his wife three times, in
flicting fatal injuries.
Jealousy is said to be the cause of the
Henry sought an Interview with his wife,
but she refused to listen to him.
French Financial Triek.
Paris, Oct. 4. The Figaro asserts that
the government, finding Itself without
ready money to carry on the campaign
In Madagascar, withdrcw20,000,()00 francs
in rentes from the Calsse des Depots and
realized that amount from the securities
on the Bourse. The effect of this action
was to cause a decline In 3 per cents.
Hani mersteln" Coming.
Berlin, Oct. 4. The Vorwaerts asserts
that Baron Von Uammcrsleln, formerly
editor-in-chief of the Krenz Zeitung, -who
is now a fugitive from Gcrmanyjinder
charges or lorgery unci cmoczzie-mcui.iira
sailed for America and It is supposed he
has gone to Washington."
De Wltto -Will Not Retire.
Berlin, Oct. 4. The St. PetcrsbnrE'cor
respondent of the Cologne Gazette de
nies the trulh of tbe report of iX. De
Wittc's retirement from the Russian min
istry ot finance. ,
which Congress will
F08 THE CUBAN REPUBLIC
Complete List of Officials of the
CISNEROS IS THE PRESIDENT
Constitution Was Formally l'rochilm
ed,Mas,o Made Vice President and
Maximo Gomez General-in-Chief of
tlie Army by Representatives of
Must Important l'rot luces.
New York, Oet.4. A Herald correspond
ent, writing from the headquarters of Ihe
rebel army. Anion de Puerto Principe,
Cuba, under date of September 2:1? sas:
In a meeting of the Cuban provincial
delegates in this place to-day the report
of the special committee apisointcd to
draft a constilrlion was adopted without
debate, the fundamental laws of the re
public were formally proclaimed and the
independence of the Island from Spain
Tlie jirnt islona 1 government of Gen. Masso
gives way lo this permanent organization:
OITICIALS Or REPUBLIC.
President, Saltador CisneroS; of Puerto
Vice president, Bartolomo Masso, of
Secretary of war, Carlos Roloff, of Santa
Assisia'ii seerctary or war, Mario Mcn
ocnl, or Malnuzas.
heirefirr of the foreign affairs, Rafael
Porlut-oitdo, of Santiago de Culm.
Assistant seerelary ot foreign afrairs,
Tcrmiu V. Doniin'iyuez, of Havana.
Sicretary or the treasury, Setera Pina,
or Sanctl Spintus.
Assistant -secretary ot the treasury,
Joaanln Castillo, of Santiago de Cuba.
Secretary of tlie interior, Santiago J.
Sanlnan-s, of Kernedios.
Assistant sicretary or the Interior, Car
los Dubo's, or Baracoa.
General-in-chief, Maximo Gomez.
Lieutenant general, Antonio Maceo.
The provinces of Santa Clara, Santiago,
Havana, Puerto Principe, and Matanzas
are all represented In the new government,
and the organization seems to glte gen
eral satisfaction to Insurgents and to In
surgent sympathizers throughout the Isl
and. GREAT MOVEMENTS AHEAD.
It is reported that Gomez ami Maceo are
planning to invade Matauzns. Periquito
Perez and Henry Brook will probably ac
The official announcement was made
yesterday by Delegate Palms, of the Cuban
party, that an expedition under the com
mand ot Charles Lynn had succeeded In
landing in Cuba. The expedition was sent
with only enough men to run the ocean tug
which carried It, the purjiose being to land
arms and ammunition. Two thousand Win
chester rifles and 750,000 cartridges, be
sides a considerable supply of food and
medicines were landed.
Charles Lynn, the leader of tlie expedition,
was born In Trinidad, while his father,
William S. Lynn, an American, was United
Slates consul there.
IIION 3ILNES GUAKDED.
Rebels Load a Vessel Under Muzzles
of Spanish Rifles.
Philadelphia, Oct. 4. The Iron mines at
Daiquiri, Cuba, owned by tlie 'Spanisa
Amcrican Company, were being gua rded by
160 Spanish soldiers when tlie British steam
ship Acme, which arrived here to-day,
steamed away from that port.
The Acme brought 3,500 tons of Iron ore,
dug out of the mountains -which until re
cently swarmed -with Insurgents.
In fact, the mlners.who dug the ore and
loaded the vessel were rebels, but they
-worked under the muzzles of the flpanlsh
soldiers' guns, while two gunboats In tbe
harbor were ready to open fire at any time
should an outbreak take place.
Three million dollars are Invested there
by American capitalists, and Gen. Campos
says that thecompany wlllbe protected.
FOR FREE CUBA.
Scheme of the Chicago Trades As
sembly to Use the "Unemployed. '
Obi cago, Oct. 4. A movement isou foot In
Chicago -to send Cuba substantial aid Gf
be asked to consider about two months hence.
some sort. It originates -rrith the leaders
of the trade and lalxir assembly.
Thomas J. Elderkiii and others of the
trade and labor assembly committee on the
reception ot the secretary of th,e Cuban revo
lutionary party, are said lo favor recruiting
a regiment from the unemployed ot Chi
cago and sending them tp, Cuba to aid in
the fight for freedom from Briimsb tyranny.
This scheme has not la Vn form -is yet, but
It is understood that au executive session
of the trade and lalior assVoibly Is to be
held to listen to Senor Goni-ilo De Quesada,
the secretary ot the Cuban revolutionary
party, and discuss the iclie-nies for aiding
the Cuban patriots.
LINEMAN WAS A WOMAN
Her Identity Disclosed bylhock
While at Work.
Slie Was Formerly .- Trapeze Per
former mid Turned) tlie Electric
Business for a Lltellliood. .
Bridgeport. Conn., Oet.4. The force of
telegraph linemen was Increased about two
weeks ago by a young rellow named Charles
Morgan, who said he had expe-rience, and
when a trial was giten lo him showed
tbat he was speaking the truth. He Ind a
very handsome race, and Jersonal habits
and manners that suggested to his fellow-worker-s
that he had "se-en tviter dajs."
Y'eslerday afternoon wtilie holding on a
pole on Fairfield avenue he touched the
trolley wire. Straightway tbe powerful
current shot through his Cody. He dropped
to the street like a stone, his right hand
terribly barned. They thought he was dead,
butruug ror ihe ambulance
He was taken to the Emergency Hospital
and was laid upon the operating table.
Then Dr. Brennau. found 'ihut the iiatient
was a woman. They stripped the "line
man" and threw her Into an Ice bath, and
she soon recovered and. "realized that she
She said she was Mlrmc HowardjBrlggs.
who had sung In a chorus and "donea turn"
on the trapeze until a show In -which she
was playing wenttoplcces last winter, leav
ing her stranded. While traveling with the
circus she had learned, to fix the electric
lights, and had naturally turned to the
lineman's work when InneeiU She declared
she had worked In this capacity in most
of the large Eastern cities, and would con
tinue In the business elsewhere.
MEXICAN OFFICLM. DIES.
An Eminent Man and Fntlicr-lii-Latv
of President Diaz.
Mexico, Oct. 4. Manuel Romero Rubio,
secretary of the interior and father-in-law
ot President Diaz, died this morning at S
o'clock from blood poisoning.
Two operations were performed on him
without success, as his illness was at first
thought to be cancer In llio" right temple.
A great hemorrhage followed tlie opera
tions and ultimately death, although last
night it was thought he would recover.
He -was sixty-eight years of age. He
took a prominent part in the wars of his
country, and at one time was a follower
of Lerdo and opposed President Diaz. Ho
he-Id important office's under Lerdo as
well as Diaz.
The funeral will take place to-day with
full military honors. Two .brigades of in
fantry, one of cavalry, a tottery of artil
lery, and an ambulance corps will take
part. His death will not affect the position
or policy of President Diaz.
FATHER WAGNER MARRIES.
Fosslbly Peaceful Conclusion of a
St. Joseph, Mo., Oct. 4. Miss Maude
Stcidcl, tbe 6ixteen-ycar-old girl, arrested
in Chicago, and FalherDominick Wagner,
under arrest for her abduction, arc lo be
married here to-day, arjctlejjal proceedings
on the part ot the Tnbtri- pf tbe girl will
be droppe'd. l
Father Wagrcr agmtsytq give the girl
$6,000 in corn and'$4".0CO.mreal.cstate.
in order to escape prosecuWn. "
Had a Stormy-'assaKe.
Quecnstown. Oct. 4. The steamer Cam
pania, from New York, Bepteinbcr 28,
arrived here at 0:4"3, o'clock this morn
ing. She covered the2,8I2 knots or her
voyage at an average speed or 21.2 knots
per hour. She experlence'd strong east
Tlnds for two days ana aiterwaru iresn
HOW THE BRITISH SEE IT
Alleged interview With One of
ARMENIANS NOT FAVORED
Declares Iteportsof TurkNIi Outrages
Have Been Grossly Exaggerated ,
TIlut Ilt'IHirtcd Mils-acres Net erOc
currcd und Tbat Armenians Were
Armed and Well Organized.
Loudon, Oct. 4. The corrcsiwndent of
the Pall Mall Gazette in Constantinople
sends an interview tt ah a Luroiiean dele
gate attached to tlie ccnimistion or inquiry
w hich has been coi-ducting an examination
at Sassoon into the alle-geel atrocities
committed in that i art or Aimenla.
The delegate ue-ciares that iheuatcmer.ts
or the pre-s correspondents in regard to
the 'atrocilhT, especially those of Mr
Dillon, in tlie Dally Telegraph, of Lon
don, and his English collie miioranes, are
When the report of the cciuniEsion is
published, he sats, it w ill Lo lcui il hat the
number killed in the lighting amending
Ghehghuzaii, and in the f'ghtlng ehe
wheru did not exceed from 2Ut lo J.00
There Is ro ev:dtnce, says the delegate,
that numbers" of ierons were killed in
cold blood, or ilat theie -nas any mutila
tion of women and children.
The Hiding or lorty bodies buried iu
a pit at GLelighuai!,cut of which iLccor-re-spoi
dents, made to much capital, as it ell
as the story or w cinen throwing themselves
otera clllf to escape dh.bor.or, was abso
The report of the commissioners, the dele
gate asserts, will also disprove all or the
stories or wholesale massacres and viola
tions ot women, and show thai only a flt
iug column ot Turkish rcgukirs operated
against Ihe Armenians, who were well
supplied with firearms.
The correspondent of the Exchange Tele
graph Company at Constantinople wires
that the report ot the commission of in
quiry, sitting at Sasson, will entirely dis
credit the sensational stories ot massacres,
violations, etc., which hate bceu so per
Instead of 30.0C0 Christians having been
driven into exile, as alleged, the report will
show that the entire cunibc'r of inhabitants
of the disturbed district, Moslem anil Chris
tian, did not exceed 4,000.
It will also be shown that the Anuenl.-'s,.
Instead of being remorselessly butchered
while in a condition of helplessness, being
unarmed, were well armed, aud made a
most spirited stand again -t the troops.
The stories ot Hie depredations and hor
rible cruelties of the Kurds In the conflict
are pure fiction, as there were no Kurds
engaged in any of the battles.
In short, the correspondent says, the
whole affair ha been most grossly exag
gerated, the absolutely baseless st.irics
of horrible butcheries being invented by
Armenian lying, and inspired by political
BRITISH ALL RIGHT.
Drugomniis From the Embassy Mix
Safely in the Riots.
Berlin, Oct. 4. The Constantinople cor
respondent of the Tageblatt telegraphs that
.vhile the struggle between the Armenians
and tlie -polite was Hie most violent, two
dragoaiaus from the British embassy drove
It was universally remarked that the
British embassy was as speedily informed
of the happenings as were the police, who
arrived on the scene at Hie same time as
did the dragoman.
The corre-pondent ndds that 1.5C0 en
tirely new rcvolversof English nianufniluru
all being ot the same caliber, and a great
number of cartridges -were found on tl e
prisoners and in lt.e streets ia which the
rioting loot place.
Turks-Are Not Lambs.
London. Oct, 4. Tlie Daily Ncwr. wIT
to-morrow denounce what lr. terms the
di-jraiitul attempt ot one or two Engil l!
Journals to represent the Turk as" a Iranli
and the Armcntia as n wolt in this butch
ery, "which was a mere massacre, prum
isiuir lo rank with some of t e historic
X crimes ot the Turkish capital."
The report of Lieut. Commander Drake,
or Ihe Flsb Commission steamer Albatross,
of bis summer's cruise in Bering Sea, con:
tabling the result or tbe investlgatloua
made on the Siti-rlan coast or Bciiug Sea,
that U marked on the charts about fifteen
miles farther east tnan It ought to be, as
stated in the United Press dispatches a
few days ago, has been received in Wash
ington. .'ommander Drake's errand was two-fold,
to watch for violators of thesealing re-guU-tions
and to determine, by careful and
extensive .soaiidlngs, the general sub
marine topography or Bering Sea.
Incidentally Ihe commander wasde-sirous
or demonstrating the soundne-ss or his
theory that a ridge or hump in the bottom
or the sea was accountable Tor the erratic
course taken by the seals in their annual
migration lo ihe north.
In discus-sing Commander Drake's asier
tion regarding the location or the Siberian
coast, olficials of the Coast, atd Geodetic
Survey ray that they are not surprised at
Considering the character or the appli
ances and the gercrnl conditions that ob
tained when the. turveys of lheSilwrian
roast, which Commander Drake refers to,
were made, the Coast Survey officials
say it would bea matterof surprise inhere
were not even more serious errors than the
location of a lire fifteen miles out of place
CLEARED HIS REPUTATION.
Wilt. so ll Did Not Insult u Ludy, as
Charles E. Watson, who was arrested
some time ago for insulting a lady on Ninth
street, near the corner ot E northwest, and
was Jined at that time by Judge Kimball
for the offence, cleared himself this morn
ing hi a new trial before the tame court.
Although the. regular time tetfor a mo
tion for nnew trial had elapsed, when
counfel asked for tlie same, ifwas shown
to his honor that It was a clear case of
mletaken identity, and he granted the
Tie lady in question, with her husliand
and the officer who made the arrest, failed
to convince his Lonor that she was positive
in her identification, and be dltmisscd the
DAMAGE FOR BLACKLISTING.
Unusual Suit Against tin- Wabash
Pera, Ind., Oit. 1. John W. Young
has brought action against the Wabash
Railway Company for blae-klisting and
asks S20,00 damages.
11a daim-i that since .March. 1802. he
haB been prevented bythe.road from ob-
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over sixty different roads.
He says he was a train dispatiher hev.
but resigned and was given a ree-om-mendation.
He later Joined the Orde"r of
Telegrapher, aud tills Is why he e-lainis he
FILED A DEMURRER.
Colegrote Does Not Wish to Pay Hill
a ml Bulcoiir.
James B. Colegrove, the mall route con
tractor, has fllesl a demurrer to the suit
!n equity ri-eontly brought by Henry A.
Hill and Harriet A. Balceiur.
The two petitioners asked tor an onler
jtl the colu compelling Mr. Col. grove to
pay mem irom money iiueuun ami uowm cue
hands or tl.e Treasurer of the Uuittd States
for services rendered ill carrying the mails
on j-'iort routes In New York Stat'".
GOLDUCG PAVER'S FATE.
AlinospluTC of St. Louis Was Not
Healthy for It.
St. Louis. Oct. 4. The True Democrat,
.-, morning newspaper which began life
two tteeks ago, suspr ndetl publication yi-s-
it was n pronouretsl advocate of a single
gold standard of money.
The projectors. W.II. Garland and C. D.
Warner, have turned over the plant to the
working rorce. but there will be no further
Issues of the paper.
Attachments have been ss,it..l ror claims
of compositors and reporters aggregating
One- Mini Dies From Shrek of Seeing:
Two Others Killed.
Ottawa. 111., Oe-t. 4. Corydon rtic'ps. for
many years the leading stoik buyer and
shipper of this e-ity, and Henry J. Rigdf-n,
a painter, were struck by a passenger train
here yesterday and instantly killed.
John Heisdi. who lltcd close to the scene
of the nicident, was sick and sat at his
window overlooking the trae-k.
He was found dead by his wire a Tew
momcnt-s later, death evidently having been
produecd by the 6hock of witnessing tlie
Liccnfes to marry have been issued as
Alfred KeyroUt ami Je-ssie Beatrice Hall,
both ot London, England.
Monroe May and Mary A. Recce.
Webster D. Gilmer and Lulu B. Jackson,
both or Charlottct illc. Va.
Joseph K. Eggcr. of Dcuver, Colo., and
Bettie Glarer. of Alzey, Germany.
Edwanl B. Gordon and Nellie E. Odom.
John Nelson and Mary Johnson.
Toronto, Ont.. Oct. 4. Edward Black
ball, ii.ve-ntor of binding machinery and
Toronto agent for tl e bookbinders' machin
ery manufacturers, committed suicide
yestcrdav morring by shooting. Despond
ency, resulting from busine-rs troubles, is.
Hie" cause assigned.
Crlspl's Seventy-sixth Birthday.
Rome. Oct. 1. Premier Crispt celebrated
his 7Cth birthday with his Tamily in Na
ples to-day. He received a large number of
congratulatory mefsages, including one
from King Humbert.
jGrtiit Crowds Tress to See the Vener
ated Link to the Country's Earlr
Days Distinguished Milladel
phliins Eutertulneil by the Bonrdo!
Trudi Ovations Along the itoute?
As the Marine Bard played 'America,'
and detachments of the Washington Light
Infantry'an'r High School Cadets stood in
line upon the platform or the "Sixth street;
station, the srcclal train liearlng Mayor
Warwick and a party or distinguished
Philadelphians came slowly in and that
bell which proclaimed liberty to the
struggling culonies was again for a brief
period the guest of patriotic Washington.
The engine or the si erial was deco
rated witli American rings, and the na
tional colors were liberally displajed on
the platform car which bore the venerated
The various committees appolntcil for
the purpose of receiving tlie visiters either
entered the coaches or passed out into the
rear Sixth street entrance, which had been
sctapart for theiiiforuial reception.
Aftera few moments the train wa6 trans
ferred to tlie middle siding oa Sixth street,
opposite tlie end of the station, which hal
been roped in for Hie occasion.
TROOPS TO GUARD IT.
While the transference was being made
tlie Marine Band, followed by the Light In
fantry and the Cadets, formed In line on the
sidewalk, and as the train approached the
strains of "Hail Columbia" greeted the
As the train stoppetl Mayor Warwick
and bis party wcro informally received
by tbecommiltees and a general interchanga
ot Introductions and handshaking followed.
Tho Board of Trade committee, consist
ing ot S. W. Woodward. Beriah Wilkias.
Crosby S. Noyes, C. J. Bell, A. T Britton.
and B. II. Warner, took tbc Ie-ad in
receiving tbe Liberty Eell escort. '
The committee representing the varioui
patriotic societies assisting the Eoajd ol
rradeconunlttee, wascomposedof Lewis J.
DavU, Dr.G.BrownGoode, ex-Commissioner
J. A. Greer, John B. Wight, Miss EugenieA.
Washington and W. V. Cot.
Commissioner Ross, other District of
ficials, and various prominent citizens
assisted In tLe w ork of reception, but there
was no speccbniaklng and no formal ccr
HONORS TO THE VISITORS.
The conimiltce-s and their visitors, re
entered tLe ctation shed and passed to the
B street er.t ranee, wbc-re carriages were
taken for the luncheon tendered by the
lttsn'rrt of Trade at ils rooms.
--"Ttie'IniaMrrTrCaactsranir Marine Band-
remained to act as a guard or ncnor ror ina
Liberty Pell, ard Ihe four rtalwart police
man remained at (heir post or duty.
Wliile ftandlag on the siding thousandi
at citizens and school children iwsee-1 on"
the cart side of Sixth street and viewed
that heirloom of liberty, which is yeartjf
becoming more dear to the heart ot every
American, aud the object or continualij
increariug t e-neratlon.
Spectators were not allowed on the west
fide or the street liocanse of Occidents lia
ble to re'ult from moving trains.
During the more than an hour and a half
the Ik 11 was visible ror inspection it Is es
timated that fully C0.0CO peop'e viewed
it. and there is cousfciacntly no evidence of
decadence in patriotic rentiment or loss of
strength in the popular love for evcrythinjj
that symbolizes liberty.
LESSON IN PATRIOTISM
ie High ai d Norn-al schools w ere given
a holiday and contributed tl.eir quota to
the elenie throng of spectators, but tho
common rtbcols were In session os UiuaL
Thousaidsor ihejeungsters, rodesl tho
street to view tic piece or bronze, which
rcrmore than a century h.v been trecsurcd
as pro'iblv the dearefct possession of the
ration, next lotrat prircless plice or J arch
nient which rests in its irui hcceJii tLe
The thre.ng was not all ycuthrul. how
ever, there were old men there, men who
had left orfitc and itiuuter and de-k that
tlier might look again uirni the bell. Ther
pasfted and jjstle-dai.delensi. and mothers
held up their inrarts for a l-ar'i malgaze
at the cracked trrasure. Il swung Jhera
in the 'urlight nrit. but pnt.n..i.t with
the sounds that had o. e rang from its
brazen threat, and protlciUA'l to tho
-n-rrld that lac United States had taken
their niaie among the power of the earth.
SPECIAL WAS LATE.
The special train carrying the Liberty
Bll and its escort was eleven minutes lata
and did not arrive until 12.2s. p. m. I" tbo
meantime slowly gathering crowds had
filled the station and ail me approaches
leading to it. Sixth street, especially, was
a mass of humanity, but nobody seemed
impatient and all were gooinuturcd. y
The patriotic societies iiatiiig organiza
tions In this city, were well represented.
althojg-i man ir.fon-.ialcpac.ly. Hundreds
ot 'cm!"nien v.-or" the emblems of their
socPties ard lent variety to the scene ot
waiting. Muny ladi.-, wore bright ribbons
and badges, thus revealing their fidelity
to patriotism and allegiance to Iiterty.
Some had brought gariaudsot flowers with
which lo festoon the bell during its stay
of the organizations were displayed.
Some ten minutes before the time sched
uled for the train- arrival, the Cadets, In
fantry and baid arranged themselves along
the shed plitf orn In the order named. They
stood well b-ieS so as to leave the f rant por
tion free for the intcrckjige of what hur
ried greetings were posbl- before the train
waslwit.l'.ed. As the removal licran. the
band played "The Star Spangled Banner
and passed out to ree-eive the visitors o
LIBERTY BELL'S CAR.
The rpccial car constructed for trarn
porting the Liberty Bell. conPists of a
.plain platform on rtandard passenger cai
trucks, with air brakes aud patent coup
lerf. Around the.platform i si v,ry neal
railing, constructed so as not to .ibstruct tha
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