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VOL. 2. JSTO. 4S5;
CHANCE FOR THE COMMISSIONERS,
n, of Germany, Like a
ciioolboy on His Yacht.
HIS JATJNT FOR SCANDLNAYIA
I To-day For
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Compare these prices with
any you ever saw or heard fg
of, and 3'ou'll find the lowest fejj
of all. All below are very
Wash Tube, best made, 50c, 60&,
and 70c. each
J dozen Decorntod Cups and
saucers, ana m uezeu iwu
Plates to match. Regular price
p Ja dozen Epg-Bhapo, Gold-band
.trench nana Muym buu ouu
cers, extra thin -
7 bars Oleino Soap.
Wooden Wator Buokets.
Japanned Bread Boxes
2-burner Largo Oil Stoves.
Extra Large Slop Jars, beststono
extra lioavy ..
a! t$ dozen Lnsravod Goblets.
I 5 G 1 1
i 439 Seventh St. N. W.
WAS DAVENPORT KILLED?
Bcme Suspicion that He May Have
Been Murdered for His Money.
illume Investigation by the Haiti
more Police Failed to Locate Him
ut Any not el in That City.
Ttie wieboutof Mr. Dana Davenport,
ton or Rev. W, G. Davenport, is still sur
rounded wrth mystery, " toe efforts
of the Battisjore police and detective force
to locate lam bad p to a late hour last
night proved fruitless.
The question has narrowed down, how
ever, to two theories. Either that of aber
ration of the mind, caused by the opera
tion upon his eyes, or foul play.
Tin young divinity student was boarding
with Mr Ware, at Harrisonville, and Fri
day morning, July 5, he left for Baltimore,
telling Mr. Ware he would be sure and re
turn that evening, and, as he might be late,
not to send a conveyance as he would
"walk the two miles and a half from the cars.
He boarded the electric cars, aud was
last seen changing cars at Pikesville, near
He had recently received a check and a
number of his friends think that he may
have gone to Baltimore, returned and been
waylaid in -walking home. He had to pass
through a wild region filled with chrome
pits and Italian workmen, and some think
he was killed for -what money he had and
thrown Into one of these pits -which are
hundreds of feet deep -aud very narrow.
There is every evidence to believe, how
ever, that he did not leave Baltimore, If
he arrived there, as an investigation showed
that he had not been to his Baltimore
boarding house on Mulberry street, nor
had he transacted several business affairs
which he had noted on a memorandum
The entire detective Torce of Baltimore
Is .scouring 111" city aud it was learned that
he was not at any of the "Baltimore hos
pitals. NO FOOD FOR TEX WEEKS.
Old Alan Kennedy Literally Starved
(By Associated Press.)
Topeka, Has., July 14. A. M. Ken
nedy, of Delavan, Morris county, has just
died after a fast of sixty-eight days.
Kennedy was taken ill several months
ago, his malady baffling the skill of phy
sicians. Then he became paralyzed, and from
that day until his death took no food,
tixty-eight days In all. Deceased was
seventy-two years of age.
GATE BIKTI1 TO A QUARTET.
A Trio Survives and Is Doing Very
Pltt6burg, Pa., July 14. Mrs. Eliza
beth Rankin, wife of Hugh Rankm, gave
birth to four children three male and one
female last evening.
One of the male children died fourteen
hours after birth. , The other three are do
The aggregate weight of the four was
Gov. Brown at Capo May.
Capo May, N. J., July 14. Gov. Frank
Brown, of Maryland, will reach here to
morrow for the purpose of inspecting the
Firth Maryland Regiment which is in camp
at this place. Assistant Secretary of War
Doe reviewed the organization at dress
parade this evening.
(Jood Times Corner.
Johnstown, Pa., July 14. For the first
time in several years the large plant of the
Chest Creek Coal and Coke Company, at
Chest Springs, this county, Is in full opera
tion, every oven bunting and every mine
working full. The company has orders
ahead for several months.
Johnstown, Pa., July 14. It has just
been announced that the Philadelphia com
pany, which is opening a new mine at
Hastings, this county, will erect 1,000
coke ovens. It la proposed to equip the
mine with electric lights and machinery
driven by electrical power.
If ihey can stop tills a grateful people will sleep, rise refreshed and call them blessed.
AID FOR STORM SUFFERERS
Twenty-five Thousand Strangers
Visit the Site of Cherry Hill.
One Tliouffina Dollar.- Contributed
Toward the Needs of the Homeless
(By United Tress.)
Cherry mil, N. .1.. July 14. Three dead
and about six seriously injured is the re
sult bf yosterday'b tornado, not including
the homeless condition of about fifteen
families. The dead, as reported last night,
are Conrad Friedman, the hotel keeper;
Anton , one of August Muud's laborers,
end William Ahren's cight-months-old
lliby. Six persons were taken to the
Hackensack Hospital, but two have bince
Edgar Chinnoii;, the decorative artist,
whose skull was fractured while he at
tempted to save Ins brother Frank'sTiorses,
is still in a critical condition. He was able
to recognize his mother this afternoon, but
his recovery is doubtful.
The Cherrj Hill relief-fund wasfoimedat
Haekensack to-day. Cigar boxes were dis
played on all the prominent thoroughfares
and collections taken at Cherry Hill all
the afternoon from the mass of visitors.
About $1,000 was collected. Upwards of
25,000 person's visited the scone of de
struction to-day, some driving from New
York, Jcraey f'ty. Long Island, nudNyack.
Rev. A. Duryee, iator of the reformed
Church, which was blown off its founda
tions, held services In the open air this
afternoon, and fully 0,000 persons attended.
On Monday !ght a nia-s-meeting will he
held in the H.Mceneack Oiiera House to de
vise means of establishing a iund for the
relief of the needy sufferers at Cherry
Hill All iht churches, have promised to
combine in the work
The Bi'rgen Hook and Ladder Company,
of Hackuisaok, was oh hand this morning
and cleared away the dangerous wrecks.
Curio seekers and camera fiends were out
in full force.
The damage to property Willi reach about
$75,000. .No insurance policies cover
damage by tornado. Tents have been
sent here from neighboring towns. About
ten families are in sore circumstances
through the Ij-js of their new homes, aud
prompt attention will be paid to these.
COL. REJIAXX'S DEATH.
He Represented the Eighteenth Illi
nois District in Congress.
(By United Press )
Vandalia, 111., July 14.. Hon. Fred
erick r.emann, Congressman from the
Eighteenth Illinois district, died at his
home In this city this morning at 1:35
o'clock after an illness of more than
three months. His death was the result
of a complication of diseases, the principal
one being nervous prostration.
Col. Remann was born in Fayette county,
111., in 1847, and at the age of seventeen
enlisted in the army. Since the war he has
been engaged in commercial business. He
had been an enthusiastic Republican and
in 1S7G was a member of the State legis
lature. The funeral will take place in this city
Wcdnesdav afternoon under the charge of
Melllwam Post No. 273, G. A. U. James
Coimolley. of Springfield, has been invited
to deliver an address.
McKENNA IS 51IGHATORT.
Catuo Here from New "York and ITus
Since Loht Sene and Cents.
James McKenna eamo to Washington last
Wednesday from New York and took a
room on Sixth street, near E northwest.
He went out next day with a pocket
full of money and made a round of the
saloons in that section of the city and re
turned late at night. Ho slept till 3 o'clock
Friday When lie waked up he was very
He recovered in an hour sufficiently to dis
cover that be had lost a fine gold watok
and chain, S20 in money aud a diamond pin.
He reported the matter to the police, but
could not give the numbers of the watch
nor tell what had happened to him tho
day before. On Saturday he went out and
drank some more and returned at night with
a negro boy carrying a lot of whisky and
beer, which was taken from him.
FALL OF THE BAST1LE.
Anniversary of the Event Enthusi
ast icalfy Celebrated in Paris.
(By United Press.)
Paris, July, 14. To-day was the lOGth
anniversary of the fall of the,Ba6lile, and,
falling on Sunday, the holiday was more
generally observed than usual.
All the public buildings and many private
residences .were decorated, and the day
was celebrated in the most fervid manner.
Tens of thousands of persons strolled about
the streets, while thousands of others vis
ited the various resorts in the vicinity of
Many Parisians went in carriages or on
bicycles to Lougchamps in the afternoon
to witness a review of troops. Iu the
evening the city was brilliantly illuminated.
The open air retorts were crowded with
dancers and onlookers and the merriment
promised to last all night.
Fete of the French. Republic.
Paris, July 14. The fete of the re
public was celebrated quietly throughout
France to-day, this being tho anniversary
of the fall of tho Baslllo. President Fauro
reviewed tho garrison at Long Champs.
Various patriotic societies made a demon
stration before the statue of Strasburg,
but tbis was conducted in an orderly
Grand Jury Ignored the Charges
Made by Moy Ah Sing.
FIGHT OF CHINESE FACTIONS
It la Averted That All Sin; "Wan Shot
by Sue Gow In Order to Ger'Rid
of Their Enemy Lum Kee Sine Is
"Wanted by the Police and "Will
Ho Held on a Serious Charge.
Moy F. Chew, who was recently given
a hearing in the police court, charged with
shooting Moy Ah Sing, the laundryman,
comer of Four-and-a-hnlf street aud Mis
souri avenue, and held by Judge Miller to
await the action of the grand Jury, has no
longer the charge of attempted murder
hanging over him, as that body, it is
learned, ignored the case.
The eae is a lemarUableone, and shows
a condition of affairs among the Chinese
inhabitants of this city interesting and at
the same time, perhaps, somewhat alarm
ing. Moy Ah Sing claims that on the night of
the Fourth of July, while standing in his
doorway, he was shot in the letr by Moy F.
Chew. Sue Gow and a colored girl named
Annie Brooks, both in ihe employ of Moy
Ah Sing, testified that they saw the
Annie Brooks afterwards stated, how
ever, that she saw Sue Gow shoot Ah Sing,
and that it was a put up job to get Moy
Chew in tioible. Her testimony was sub
stantiated by Miranda Shaw and Mary
Crown, two colored women employed by
Ah Sing, wno heard Ah Sing's wife say
that Sue Gow shot her husband.
The defense claimed that the job was
put up in order to get Moy F. Chew out
of the way and prevent him from making
certain disclosures in regard to the alleged
gang of highbinders, of which Ah Sing's
place is said to be the headquarters.
GANG CAME HERE.
It is claimed that there are about 5,000
or G.00O members of various highbinder
societies in the United States, drifting
about from one city to another, and that
for a long time their headquarters were in
San Francisco. About a year or so ngo,
however, the authorities there determined
to get rid of them, and in three raids over
250 Chinamen were arrested. These were
driven out of town and sought quarters in
different parts of the country.
A gang of about fifteen of them, com
posed. The Times is informed, of Ah Moy,
Ah Sing, Suo Gow, Lum Kcc Sing, Wong
Gett, Charley Tong and others from dif
ferent parts of the country have located
hero and taken up their quarters at the
Sam Lee laundry, corner Four-and-a-half
street and Missouri avenue. They have re
duced'' the price of laundry work, and It is
also claimed that they are continually
bulldozing and blackmailing their poorer
and more ignorant countrymen.
The latindrymen, it is said, put the matter
in the hands of Moy F. Chew, and he
with the assistance or a lawyer, began to
bunt up the records of the alleged high
binders. A great deal of. damaging in
formation was, it is f aid, obtuined by them,
which they were about to file with the
District attorney, and as Boon ae the high
binders got wind of thefactthey decided that
Moy F. Chew must be gotten rid of.
It was accordingly arranged that Moy
Ah Sing was to make the sacrifice, and ho,
after doping himself with opium to render
the effect comparatively painless, got Hue
Gow to inflict a slight wound in tho leg.
As soon as this was done Sue Gow aud
another Chinaman rushed breathlessly to
the police headquarters and announced that
one of their countrymen had been shot by
Moy F. Chew. Sue Gow remained with tho
detectives until they had arrested Moy F.
Chew, and they identified him as the man
who did the shooting.
PRACTICE OF HIGHBINDERS.
It is a common practice of Chinamen of
the lower class to endeavor to get their
enemies in trouble in this fashion. They
have frequently been known to visit the
lodging of their enemy while it was
unoccupied and leave something of value
there; then run off and get a search war-
The article they claimed to be stolen
would be found in the room of the person,
and suspicion would, of course, point
strongly toward him. They have also
been known to kill themselves, on the door
steps of an enemy in the hopes of getting
him convicted of murder.
Lum Kee Sing, one of the leaders in
this city, is from Victoria, British Colum
bia, and it is claimed that there is an
Indictment against him there for murder.
Policeman Sullivan has a warrant charg
ing him with being a suspicious character,
and an efrort will be made to hold him
here while the case in Victoria is in
vestigated. The outrages perpetrated by the high
binders, both on their own countrymen and
on Americans, have been numerous and
horrible. Somo years ago a Chinese girl
was brought to San Francis co by some mem
bers of a highbinder society and sold. She
rerused to obey the commands of her master
and upon the sociey learning -of it aho
was taken out of the house at night and
after being stripped was hung up to a tree
by her heels and her flesh cut from her
bones In strips.
Charlie Tons Sing, one of themembers of
tho alleged gang, Is a big strapping China
man, very Intelligent, and it is understood
that he is an applicant for a position on
the New York police force. He was on the
Jeanettc expedition with Greely, and it
was he who, acting under orders from
Greely, shot Private nenry, because he
was eating more meat than the rest of
the crew. He is a fearless, bold, and de
Many of the men arc noticeable by the
absence of that familiar head adornment of
the Chinaman a queue and it is said that
this is due to the fact that so many of
them have been imprisoned. Whenever
they are locked up in the West their queue
is shorn oif, and it is almost impossible for
a full-grown Chinaman to grow another.
CANNOT FIGHT IN TEXAS
Atty. Gen. Crane's Opinion on the
He Hold That the Court Had a Per
fect" Right to Change the Offense
(By Associated Press.)
Austin, Tex., July 14, Attorney General
Crane to-day gave out his opinion in tho
Corbctt-Fitzsiminons fight cae, at Dallas
The attorney general, in his opinion to
day, holds that the law of 1S!1 was and
still is operative. lip contends "that ac
cording to the contention of thoso who be
lieve that tho statute against prize
fighting is void on account of its declara
tion that the crime is felony and the pun
ishment bf a misdemeanor is applied
thereto, tho statute will he perfect if the
word misdemeanor could be substituted for
the word felony."
"Following the doctrine announced in
one of our court decisions, namely, that
the intention frequently controls the ex
press language in the construction, of
statutes, the court was arpcrrect liberty
to eliminate tuat word felony, if such
elimination were necessary to give erfect
to tho legislative intent.
"It musubT plain that the court believed
that the intention of the legislature was
to prohibit pme-rightins. If the court
further believed that the fact that the
legislature affixed the punishment of a
misdemeanor to the orfense of prize-righting
and tho word felony was inserted by
mlstake, it was at perfect liberty to dis
regard that word in the construction of
"Further, the validity of the act in
question is not affected by the revision of
tho code. The civil code passed the
legislature before the penal code did and
not afterwards but notwithstanding all
tho assertions to the contrary, the new re
vised code, It will be seen, specifically
statutes thatalllaws embodied in therevised
statutes which were in exigence the time
of its adoption should be considered to be a
continuation and not as new enactments.
"This law being valid, it is the duty of
the sheriff of Dallas county to see that it is
enforced. He is the authority and we will
look to him to Bee that the law is enforced."
SODA FIZZED MERRILY.
Hut Otherwise New York's Sunday
Was Dry as a Chip.
(By United Press.)
New York, July 14.-This city passed
through another arid Sunday to-day, and
from the low, deep growls emitted by
the enforced "drys," it is a mistaken Idea
to suppose that the people who want their
Sunday drink are getting used to the pro
hibitive state of affairs.
However, it is certain that to-day was a
counterpart of its predecessor einco the
Roosevelt fiat went forth, and there is
every indication that its successors will
be the same.
Since the decision of Judge McAdam,
which was rendered a few days ago, in
which it was held that the sale of soda
water on Sunday was Illegal, there has
been much speculation as to the courso
the police would pursue in regard to
that kind of traffic.
The druggists and Eoda,water dispensers,
however, were not interfered with to-day
and the soda fizzed as merrily as ever.
DEFENDER A GREAT BOAT.
Outsailed and Outpointed the Vigilant
in a Fair 'Trial..
' (By. Associated Press.)
Newport, R. I., Juljr 14. The Defender
outsailed the victorious Vigilant in a fair
and iutcresfinc trial contest this after
noon off the Rhode Island coast, and Messrs.
Iseliu, Morgau, and Vanderbilt, tho mem
bers of tho.syndicato, who followed every
movement of both boats-, expressed them
selves as well pleased with the result.
The new yacht again behaved admirably
and both -outsailed and outpointed her
opponent. The crow of the Defender made
time In bringing her nbout again, It only
requiring eighteen seconds to change her
course. " " '
Mr. TJhl at Southampton.
Southampton, July 14. Mr. Edwin F.
Uhl, the Assistant Secretary p State of
the United Btates, was a paseenger on the
Hamburg-American Line steamer Co
lumbia, which arrived here this morning.
He did not land here, proceeding on the
Columbia to Hamburg. (
Mr. Stono Will Address Them.
Denver, Col.j July 14. The ninth annual
convention of American Agricultural col
leges and experiment Btations will begin
in this city on Tuesday morning. Among
papers on important topicB will bo one by
Roy Stone, Department of Agriculture,
Minister. Terrell Visits tho Sultan.
Constantinople, 'July li. United Statos
Minister -Terrell dined at the palace-yes-
terday "and afterwards had an audience
'.with the, Sultan.
Fenton G. Wells Thinks Arthur
Was Killed By Edelin.
INQUEST TO BE HELD TO-DAY
The Alleged Suicide's Parent Believes
He Has Su f flclent Evidence to CamsO
the ex-Detectlvo to Ho Held for
the Grand Jury Tell-tale Hloody
Handprint in the Room.
Mr. Fenton G. Wells, father of Arthur E.
Wells, who died Saturday of a pistol shot
wound inflicted in an attic room at No. 613
Sixth street northwest, Friday evening,
is satisfied that his son did not commit
Ho thinks he was shot to death by ex
Detective Win. Z. Edelin and believes that
lie has sufficient evidence to have Edelin
held for the grand jury. He does not be
lieve his boy was guilty of taking Mr.
Ornson's buggy and harness and is anxious
to cP'fir his name of that reproach.
Tne case will be investigated by Coroner
Hammett in au inquest beginning at 11
a. m. to-day.
Mr. Wells spent much time yesterday
looking up the facts. At his .sou's room he
found a tell-tale hand-print in blood.
Arthur Wells was tilting when found by
DetectivesGallilier and Rhodes, in Uiealcove
of a dormer window.
IMPOSSIBLE TO HAVE DONE IT.
It Is claimed for Mr. Edelin that it would
have been a physical impossibility for him
to shoot the young man while seated there
so that the bait would range from the right
temple up to the crown of his head as the
Lmergeney surgeons found it had done.
But while the blood spurted from the
bullet hole out upon the wall and the
floor to the right of the dying man, there
is upon the wall at the left the bloody
print of a right hand. It could not have
been made by the left hand, and Mr. Wells
believes it was certainly made by his eon
in raiding. His theory is that when
Arthur said: "What did you bring that
man up here for," he arose and started
They closed in a momentary struggle,
and Edelin fearing Arthur was armed , shot
him. As Arthur sank back Into the T
chair he threw his right hand up to his
temple, and by a natural course it passed
on over to the wall where the imprint is
He thinks Edelin then set his victim up
in the eh.ui, ran down stair and M-nt for
the police while he guarded the door with
pistol iu liis hand.
THINKS ILL-FEELING EXISTED.
He believes there was ill-feeling be
tween the two men beginning with their
acquaintance over the young lady's watch,
of which Edelin told the night Arthur was
shot. He says Edelin first denied an In
timate acquaintance with his son, but
finally admitted that they knew each other
very well, but evaded questions about the
Josephus Wells, however, knew that his
brothe had lost a little watch belonging
to MiaS Cnrrie Lowe, daughter of Daniel
C. Lowe, a carpenter, living at No. 517
Tenth street southeast. It had been
loaned him by her younger sister, Miss
Sarah. Mr. Wells and Josephus called
on the family yesterday. They found
that Arthur Wells became acquainted
with Miss Sarah through delivering butter
to her mother, and had called several
times. One evening he got her to lend
him her older sister's wntch till his
own was repaired. When she asked him
for it he laughed and said he would bring
it back after awhile. Later he said
lie had lost it. Finally Mrs. Lowe asked
Sir. Edelin, who was an acquaintance of
the family whe nthey lived down near
Piscataway, in Prince George's county,
Mr. Edelin, Wells .and the Lowe family
believe, finally got pay for the watch.
He has never called on them since.
Arthur Wells told bis brother that the
watch was lost. Mr. Edelin, however,
says Wells did not pay him, but claimed
that he paid Miss Carrie Lowe and showed
a receipt Xor $4.50 from Miss Carrie Lowe
in payment for the watch, which was a
small silver chatelain affair not worth
Again Mr. Wells points out that the de
scription sent out by Mr. Orrison-of the
man who got his buggy and harness does
not tally with his son.
This, as given tn July S, is of a man who
gave tho name of Mitchell, five feet four
inches high, dark complexion and hair,
with mustache, light suit of clothes. Ar
thur Wells had no lightsuit of clothes, never
had a mustache,, was five feet eight inches,
rather slender, and had not a dark com
plexion. He found a number oflivery men whobad
traded with Arthur and all said he was en
tirely honest in his dealings. He could not
find anyone whoheard Arthur say he would
not be taken alive or that he was going to
He feels keenly the fact that neither
Edelin nor tho police notified him of tho
shooting when it occurred and thinks it
strange. If he had been at his eon's side,
ho says, he would have used every effort
to have him restored to consciousness so
as to say who shot him. On the contrary,
he is informed that when there were signs
of recovery anaesthetics were administered.
Stopped His Wife's Quarreling.
Raleigh. N. C, July 14. Three miles from
Btonowall, Pamlico couuty, yesterday after
noon, Gabriel Thomas, colored, and hi3
wifewerofishinglu Bay Riverand quarreled
about their fishing lines. Thomas struck
hia wife with a plank, killing her instantly,
and threw her body into tlie river. He is
I in jaiL
PEFFER'S NEW PLATFORM
"Free Silver" and Bimetallism"
He Says Are Elusive.
The Sage from Kanas Has Six Pillars
Upon Which He Would Found
a .New 1'arty.
(By Associated Pres3.)
Topeka, Kan., July 14. Senator Peffer
is out for a new party. In a letter just
published he says: "A new party must be
formed, because there is new work to be
done work that the other parties are not
"But it will be built on a foundation
deeper aud broader than 'free silver' or
'bimetallism,' for these terms express
nothing that reaches the core of the troubles
which 'confront us.
"Its motto will be something like this:
'Let the people rule.' Its platform could
properly be short, plain and impressive
to the needs of the times, and could be
safely constructed on six pilllars:
"1. Get the people at work; pay them
for what they do.
"2. Away with landlordism.
Out with the transportation monop-
Out with tht- money power
Up with the people.
Live the Republic."
MINISTER ARTELA RESIGNS.
Was tho Representative of Prasi
dent MartenV Government in Lima.
(Copyright by James Gordon Bennett.)
Panama, Colombia, via Galveston, Texas.
July 14. Tho Herald's correspondent in
Guayaquil, Ecuador, telegraphs to-day
that Pallares Artela, Ecuador's minister
in Lima, Pent, has resigned.
Senor Artela, was appointed by the
Quito Government. He gives as a rea
son for his resignation that he can no
longer recognize the "wealth and reduced
government" as he characterizes it, of
President Martens, in Quito.
The Herald's correspondent also says
that tho Peruvian Government is taking
steps to recognize formally the government
constituted in Guayaquil by Gen.Alfaro.
HARD CABINET FORMING.
Senor Moelver Declines the Refmest of
(Copyrighted by James Gordon Bennett.)
Valpraiso, Chile, via Galveston, Texas,
July 14. President Montt has asked Senor
Mociver, leader of the radicals, to form a
new cabinet. Senor Maciner has declined.
The French residents here and in all
cities in Chile, including Santiago de
Chile, celebrated the fall of the Bastile
to-day with great enthusiasm.
The Liberal press of the country joins
in the commemoration of the historic event.
WE HE POLITICAL PRISONERS.
Throe Bodies Found Near Lima Brit
ish Consular Changes.
(Copyrighted by James Gordon Bennett.)
Lima, Peru, via Galvestou, Texas, July
14. The police have discovered in the
fields outside of the city the bodies of
three political prisoners.
It is reported that they were murdered
by the order of Caceres.
nuus Cay has been appointed British
vice consul, in place of Charles Watson,
LIFE HAD NO CHARMS.
Bright Boy'w Suicide Hecause a Girl
Had Jilted Him.
(By United Press.)
Philadelphia, July 14. Benjamin Lev,
a particularly bright but romantic boy of
19, shot and probably fatally wounded
himself in Falrmount Park to-day because
a girl with whom he was in love had
Lev chose a spot in tho park where he
and the girl had exchanged. vows ot love
and unalterable devotion, and, lying on
the ground, sent a bullet through his heart.
The boy's aim for his heart was good,
but the bullet struck a rib and passed
round bis body and loged in 'lis bai'k.
On Lev was found a letter nddr.'vsed to
"Minnie," deploring her faithlessness.
On tlie way to the hospital, Lev re
covered consciousness and repeatedly ex
pressed regret that- he had failed 'o kill
himseir. At the hospital, it "was t'.tid that
ho will probably dio.
Who "Minnio" li is not known.
Lev had a strong mechanical b-nt and
was the inventor of a number of. small
but useful articles. He was employed by
tho Philadelphia Traction Company to
superintend the equipment of ji trolley
cars with fenders and is said to have been
the inventor ot the fender tho company
Three Yachtsmen Drowned.
Detroit Mich, July 14. A special to the
Free Press from South Haven, Mich., says:
This afternoon Mr. II. Tittsworth took his
new yacht, "Artist," out for her trial
trip, in company with the builders, Messrs.
Coats and Stillson. When about fourmilca
north of the harbor, about 8 o'clock, a squall
struck and capsized her. The life-saving
crew went out immediately and soon after
the tu g McClure left, bu tthe yacht was sof ar
away that the men wero all drowned before
I the crew could reach thciu.
He Will Attend the Co was Regatta,
Shoot Grpnse In Scotland, ami Lay-Corner-stones
of Monuments to Tils
Grandfatheraiid Father -Movement
for a l'urely Catholic University.
(By United Press.)
Berlin. July 14. The latest advtees from
the emperor at Stockholm are to the effeet
that he will leave there to-morrow fr tke
Northern pert or Sweden, bat it is bte fa
tention to meet King Oscar again 09 bfe
The relations of the king -with tlie
majority in tbeStorthingareagainnseJiaciBg.
In the early part of tbis week the Storthinp
will be called upon to vote the ansae!
allowances for the king and the crown
prince. Trwyearsago the majority showed
their hostility to the kiDg by reducing Ms
majesty' annual allowance front 369,000
to 250.000 kroner and 'the allowance of
the crown prmce from 80,000 to 30,90
The King through bis niinteters bow de
mands the old grant of 3,000
marks, and contends that it
was 111 violation of the proTOJoas
of the constitution to reduce the royal
grant during the lifetime of the retgalajr
FROLICKING LIKE A BOT.
The Emperor upon leaving Stockholm
will probably ?ail on board the Hohenaol
lern to Gefle, where be will land and pro
ceed to Keruose, and thence to Wlsby aad
Borgbolm. Whatever serious business
engagements the Emperor and Kioic Osear
may have had, they have not militated
against the Kaiser's open and heart; enjoy
ment of his Uor.
A representative of the United Press,
with only one other journalist, a Swede,
has been pnvjbged to accompany the Em
peror on hi. trips from Stockholm to the
various piacfs tie has vtoited, awl was
thus enabled to observe the Kaiser frolickiner
oti board his yachr. seemingly oblivious, to
every care, ami enjoying each moment
with the zet of youth, at the same time
making the oesaMon pleasant lor every
body about him.
After Witnessing the Cowea rpsatta the
emperor will pend a week in acroose shoot
ing in SctKod. and wflt return to Berhr
in time to lay the foundation stone of the
national monument to his RrandTather,
Emperor WUBam I. on August IS. the an
niversary ot th battle of Gravelotte. The
occasion win be s-ne of great ceremony. All
of the heads o the German federal jtowsa
menV and the leading digmtanes of the
empire will be present, and it expected
that tee emperor win deliver n orattnr
glorifying the results of the war of ISTO.
CELEBRATING SEDAN PAT.
The celebration of the twenty-fifth Sedan
day on September 1 will be general to Ger
many. This wdl be ibltowetf ny tne etW
rnony of the emperor's unveiling f tie
statue of his father. Emperor Frederick.
at Woerth. both of which events will tot
occasions when the Germans. "Be and aB.
will ignore th' popular delusion about the
growth of French good feebng towajC
Tlie socialist organizations have adopted
concurrent resolutions declaring that they
will take no part in the celebrations, tout
there are no tears shed over this action.
Another madhouse scandal similar to
the Manaburg affair ha arisen jn Bremen
in the Protestant Hospital conducted by
tbp Rev. Mr. Bodelschwings. The charges
against th institution are made by Herr
Sehnltz, th" director of the Bremen police,
as the result of an investigation by Dr.
Scholz, who asserts that he has personal
knowledge that cruelties even greater
than those practiced upon the patients to
the Manaburg institution have been com
mon m the Bremen hospital for a long:
The managers of the institution have
made energetic denials ot these charges,
but Dr. Scbolz persists in bis charges and
the director of tlie police at Schofa's in
stigation had laid his information before
a magistrate and demanded a pubbe in
quiry. The archbishop of Freiburg has Issued a
circular to the German bishops, calling
upon all Catholics to assist hi the estab
lishment of a university in Freiburgv ia
Breisgau. The university will be the
only purely Catholic institution ot the
kind in Germany, although there are
several, notably those in Batten. Bona, aad
Tubergen, which have Catholic faculties
in theology. The Pope has given bis
hearty approval to the plan.
The lawn tennis tournament between tho
army and navy officers will open to-morrow
at Hamburg, under the patronage ot the
Emperor, Frince Albert of Schleswig
Hofctein, and Vice Admiral Valois. Tho
Emperor has ordered the construction ot
a covered lawn tennis court at Potsdam,
so that the game may be played in tho
winter months. His passion for the
game has set the fashion.
TWO WESTERN" DUELS.
The Net Result. Is One Dead, Two
Wounded, and One in Prl-on.
Guthrie, Okla. T., July 14. John WBton
and Bob Morrow fought a duel yesterday
at Diamond Ranch, because of a quarrel
over the ownership ot a calf. Wilton was
shot twice in the legs and once in the body
and Morrow received six bullets. Both
men are still alive. The firing com
menced on signal, and the distance was
Ardelia, Mo., July 14. Constable James
Jones and Farmer Samuel Johnson wera
deadly enemies and both went armed.
They met yesterday near town and both
fired. Johnson fell dead, with a buMet
through his heart. Jones surrendered and
claims self defense.
Drowned While THitUliur.
(By United Press.)
Norfolk Va., July 14. J. J. O'NeHI,
manager for C. D .Kenny, was drownedaear
Ocean View this morning wSile bathing'.
His body was recovered.
Miners Will Quit Workc.
Bellaire, Ohio, July 14. Monday raocn
iug 3,000 coal miner? in Ohio connty. West
Virginia district, will quit work.Jaml safc
for an advance of wages from ol to GO
cents per ton.
UlS Cotton Mill to lie Started.
Raleigh, N. C. July 14. Work begins to
morrow on a twelve thousaud-spindUi cot
ton mill at the town ot Concord.
THE WEATHER TO-DAT.
For District or Columbia and Maryland
Fair and warmer Monday, probably fol
lowed by showers Monday night; southerly
Virginia Partly cloudy; warmer in east
era portions; ioutheasterly winds.