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LIBERALS WERE ROUTED
Salisbury's Majority in the Commons
Hope to Retrieve Their Fort rossos
iu the Ctiuniie Ilareoiirt May lo
slhiy Cwmo Baok.
(By United Press.)
Loflo, Juty 1C. The tcady inciosse
in cIh' UMuttigt strength bargain been the
leatwre b to-days oittng for members of
tile m jMnMaroem. The returns received
up to mfctnigta show the election of 231
Conservatives and Unionists, S5 Liberals,
33 MoCaroliyries aud A FarHellttcs, mak
ing net Miiontet gain of 3 1 seats.
If ibe counties follow the lead of the
boroiMus. r---rtiup to uitionteta jii Uie
Eame proportion, Uie arty wire jmllers
estimate that Lord Salisbury will con
trol a majority in tbeoJHKus of ninety
over the eotnbiaed Liberal nod Jrhiii mem
bers Snob a sanguine view, however, is in
no wise assured of being realized. The
Liberals build their hone ujtou the result
in the comities to cbecfc the Unionist flood
and Uuirely neutraliee the early suoeetsas
of Uit iarty.
KAROOURT MAT COME BACK.
Sir William Hareourtt. reaiHien ranee in
tn arena atid Ins acceptance of the iiomitia
ti n for the wtsi division of Monmouthshire,
where Mr. C. M WariMingtoti, home ruler,
who represented the division in the last
parliament, declined to contest the teat,
L.i greatly encouraged the Liberals.
At a fueeting at Tredegar this evening,
over which Mr. Wariiungtou presided, the
iollowwnr te'epraJB wa6 rend:
Your generous offer is gratefully ac
cepted. If the imisutucticy nominate- me,
1 will light the liatUe for the good cause
In West Monmouth. Let me know when
nod where I ouet to arrive.. Signed
Tlie readme of the mestage was greeted
with round after routd pi cheers.
Mr. Warniinjrtoti, who is a. well-known
Q C . in IPS 2 defeated hie Conserva
tive opponent. Mr. W. H. Wcredyth, hy
suh an overwhelming majority that the
rn-onists l;ad raotved not to contest his
Now, however, it e understood that
upon learning oC Sir- William's having
taken the field they have determined to
fight and will nominate a Tory, Mr, W.
By Associated Prese.)
The gains whlchthe Unionists have se
cured in the elections that far held insure
them a majority of thirty-two in the next
house, even if the remainder of the seats
t" lie voted on remains the same as hereto
fore. SUPERIORITY OF UNIONISTS.
The nKrtioM of the electors who went
to the polls was higher than any former
occasion. The superiority of tlie Union-Jetf-
w manifest both by the magnitude
of their own majorities nwt by Uie extent
to which they pulled down their opiKHHints.
Dadahhai Naoroji, tlie Liberal memlier
for the central division of Finsbnry. who
wet- once referred to by Lord Salisbury
at a black man (be being au East Indian ,
waf- defeated, while his fellow countryman,
Bbrowuagree. won a seat for tlie Conser
vatives. Lord SahKhiiry'e youngest 6on, Lord Iluph
Cecil, ha l-n retnrned for Greenwich.
A lalw.r member. "VVdiiam R. Crenw?r, who
sat for the lfafrfriJon division of Show
ditch, and wtio recttitly made a Journey
So America to nrjre tlie adoption of an
arbitration treaty, lias been unseated.
But the chief event of the day was the
dismiosal or ex-Postmaster itorli'v. making
iue fourth ex-minister in Lord Hoeebery's
tftbint who haleen seit intofieclueion.
LABCHTCH HUE'S MAJOK1TY REDUCED.
In Xorthanitton. which Is deemed a
E 8(ln ai stronjrhold, Ilenrv LalKMidiere
had hi- majontv greatly reduced, and the
Cotwservatives "won the other Feat.
Th bis Unionist majrntHs in Birming
ham and Asbton Manor indicate that the
Liberal UnioniMs continue to be tlie most
Important factor in politic.
The re-election of Bjieaker Guldy has
elicited oourratuiations all around. A
number of Unionists supported him on
the ground that a member chosen aeSpeaker
ought not to be dfc-turled.
The Literals bitterly rejwoach Hon. A.
J Balfour for pivlnjt cojntenance to tlie
opposition t hie candidacy, declaring that
It is unprecedented.
IIOBBED AT EARLY SIOUX.
SIorriK Koonee's Ilakory Burjrlarlzed
and Considerable Cash Taken.
The bakery of Morris B. Kooncc, at No.
1510 rourteeirth street iwrthwest, was
robbed about 3 a. m. yenrday of $345
The family was awakened by a loud noise
xnadc by the burglar overturning a chair
and Mr. Koonce peized a revolver and ran
to the head of the htair. Ho heard the
burglar running through to the rear of
the house, but could not reach him. He
fired his pittol and shouted for the police,
but the thief made his eccnpe.
It w.'6 found tbat a trunk had been pried
open and the money, which had been put
there for tafe keeping had been taken.
The cae was put in the hands of the
Itispoetod of Beins an Accomplice.
Hobert Maine, who is wanted for com
plicity in tlie robbery of the John Young
carriage factory, for which George IVat
Fon la week got eight months in jail,
was picked up by Policeman Bruce on E
street southwest last night. Maine's father
caw Betertive Homo yesterday afternoon
and asked if there was a warrant out
for Ills son. Upon the belief that there
was :Kt, George walked boldly out on the
treet and was'taken in custody.
100 in the Shade in Illinois.
Quincy. 111., July 16. To-day was an
otlier record breaker, the thermometer
legtetering 100 in the shade this after
noon. Wertey Collins, of Durham, Mo.,
became craned while working in thesunand
Secretary Laniont's Itetnrn.
Secretary Lamont. Gen. Batclielder and
Uaj. Davis returned to "Washington at 2
o'clock yesterday afternoon from tlioir in
pe"rtn trip, which extended to the Pacific
Goorjrin County Goes Dry.
Atlanta, Ga., July 10. A special to tlie
Constitution trom Griffin, Ga., says that
the Prohibitionists to-day carried Spalding
tounty by seventy-three majority.
(Jood Times Corner. ..
Allentown, Pa , July 16. Four hundred
employes In the pipe mill of the Donaldson
Iron Company, at Emanus, have bad their
wages advanced ten per cent. The increase
Trill take placo beginning August 1.
Everybody's Invited, to the opening
FIFTY SHOTS, TWO CORPSES
Old Mississippi Families Trying to
Exterminate Each Other.
Family Feud Gave lltee to a Thrash-
ins, This to Ftihlladin, and !Moro
(By United Press.)
.Jackson, M1rs., July 10. A terrible
tragedy is rejiorted from Learned, a sta
tion thirty miles southwest of here, this
evening, in which two men were shot to
death and a half dozen more or less dan
Particulars are meager, but from what
could bo learned or passengers on" the train
that passed the place just after the shoot
ing it appeared Hint an old family reud
existed between the Mcllees and the
At church last Sundayne of the Terrels
wasseverely beaten by UireeMcKecs. They
were arrested, and a trial was held in the
magistrate's court at Learned to-day.
The belligerents were not satisfied ainl
adjourned to an open field to fight It out
wnh their Ttet, lmt instead pistols were
Ufeed. Fort or filty feliots were lired.
Two men. Forest ami Leavell McKee,
were JiiMainly Killed, while three others,
two of the brothers McKee, weie fcerlouoly
wounoeu, awl it is thought that one of
them will die by morning. The sheriff was
telegraphed to come at once, prepared to
enforce peace, as further trouble was ex
wted. Learned is a village of 200 inhabitants,
and the exciteiiieut is to intense thai the
telegraph operatorcannoi be prevailed upon
to stay in his office long enough to give
The country round about is thickly set
tled with old lamilicsof prosperous lafraors,
most of whom are related by blood or mar
riage, and it is reared that more gore will
flow before the row is settled.
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WANT BETTER "WAGES.
ThrcoTlioti-niid At IchhrnnTron Miners
Have Quit Work.
(By United Press.)
Ishpeming, Mich., July 16. Every iron
ore mine in Ishpeming and Xegaunce is
fclle thus morning, about 3,000 men out.
The Xegauncc miners forced out the Ish
peming, Lake Superior, Salisbury, and
Lake Augcllne miners last night. This
morning the miners employed at the sec
tion Xo. 21 mine, of the Lake Superior
Iron Company, located two miles south of
Ishpeming, .walked out.
A maw meeting of Negaunee ami Ish
peming miners was held to-day, and by
vote it was decided to remain out until
the mining companies advanced the pay of
tlie miner, to 2 per day and lalwrers to
After the meeting a delegation of
strikers started for the Queen mine to
stop the machinery, that property having
worked last uighu A large crowd is now
on the way to Ishpeming to stop the steam
shovels loading from storck piles at the
Lake Angelme and Lake Sujienor mines.
It is rumored that the Queen mine pumps
will be stopped, but this will hardly
MINISTERS JOIN THE FIGHT.
Urge Their People to Protect. AualiKt
the Corbett-Fitztiiiiinoiis Contest.
Austin, Tex., July 16. The ministers
of Austin to-day came out in a public ad
dress urging the morally inclined element
of the State to rally to their support in
trying to suppress the Corbett-Filzsim-mous
Tight at Dallas.
They desire all people' who desire good
morals to write a vigorous protect against
the fight and send it to this city, and they
propose to compile all this data and sub
mit it to the Governor to show him that
public moral sentiment demands instant
and formidable action on his part to
suppress the fight.
The petition, which is n lengthy one, de
nounces the prize fighting as more vicious
than bull fights, "as brutal, cruel, dan
gcious to the participants, always involv
ing causeless wounds and bloodshed, and
sometimes the crime of actual murder,
inflaming and debauching to the souls of
spectators, and even of the most distant
LIBERALS TERRIHLV BEATEN.
Ilnrconrt to Come Back From an Un
(By Associated Press.)
At 10 o'clock to-night the result of the
general election was as follows: ConFer
vatives, 106; Unionists, 23; total, 189.
Liberals, 21; Parnellites, 4; McCarthyites,
12; Labor, 1; total, 40.
The net Unionists gain up to this hour are
Sir "William Yernnn Harcourr, the Liberal
leader, who was recently defeated by Mr.
C Drape, Conservative, at the election held
for members of parliament, to represent
the two seats of Derby, has accepted the
orfer of Mr. C. N. "Warmington, Q. C, who
was recently nominated to stand for elec
tion in "West Monmouthshire, to retire in
There was to be no opposition to the
candidacy of Mr "Warmington and Sir
William Vernon Harcourt will be nomin
ated in his place Lo-morrow.
FLORIDA IS QUIESCENT.
The Financial Question Cuts Little
Fiaiire Animur the Allien torn.
(By United Press.)
Jacksonville, Fla., July 10. Under a
call from Eben Bean, at the request of the
Reform Club of New York, ''sound money"
advocates were requested to meet at the
hall of the board of trade to-day.
There were but eight persons present at
the meeting aud four of tlie eight were
Populists, who went out of curiosity.
The meeting, however, was as bueeess
ful as one held by the silveritcs iu this
city last week.
Florida seemingly has not yet become
aroused on the financial question.
Assaulted "W. H. MiKtcad..
"Wm. Lee. a middle aged colored man,
was put in station No. 11 yesterday morn
ing charged with assault upou Walter U.
Milstead, tlie dealer in undertakers' sup
plies. He was arrested upon complaint of
Mr. Milstead by Policeman "Warren and
charged with assault and battery. Mr.
Milstead was not seriously hurt.
To Patrons of the Losekam.
Owing to extended improvements to bo
made in the gentlemen's cafe and ladies
restaurant of the Lot ekam,, that part of my
business will be cloFed until about August
15, after which date I will Le better pre
pared to accommodate my guests and
THOS.H. MAIISHALL, Proprietor,
1323 F St.
Major Alvord Preside.
Denver, Col., July 16. The ninth annual
convention of the Association of American
Colleges and Experimental Stations opened
to-day with Major Henry E. Alvord, of
"Washington, D. C, the president, in the
lt tho Enirlch Hotel, new Bowling
Washington, -i. c, Wednesday mobinjeng-, jvxrr its is95 eight pages.
Convict Labor Yersus Honest Labor.
Remarkable Debate Between Ed
itor Harr and Author Harvey.
PARTY LEADERS PRESENT
Diieiis-sloii Carried On in the Presence
of a Couple of Hundred Auditors,
"With Referees and Timekeepers.
Each Disputant Can Only Speak
Ten Minutes at a Time.
(By United Press.)
Chicago, July 10. Two men met in a
little room at the Illinois Club this after
noon and began a spirited contest of
national moment one fighting for silver,
the other for gold with all the intellectual
powers, facts and authorities at their
One of them was Roswell G. Horr, once
a member of Congress from Michigan, now
an editorial writer for the New York
Tribune, and the other was W. II. Harvey,
of Chicago, author of "Coin's Financial
School." Mr. Horr championed the cause of
gold, while Mr. Harvey threw down the
gauntlet for silver.
The privileges of being present at this
momentous contest was accorded to few.
There were seats for about 200 persons
in the assembly room of the club house,
but only a little over half that number were
Congressman J. C. Sibley, of Pennsyl
vania, a- leader of the free silver forces in
the East, occupied a prominent seat. He
will remain during the debate unlcss-busi-nesseiigagementsprevent.
SPEAKERS WERE TIMED.
present was A . B. Huniphrejvsecretary of
the National League of Republican Clubs.
Others present were: "W. "W. Meagher, or
the Bimetallic League; Lyman J. Gage,
rereree for Mr Horr; Ferd "W. Peck and
A. II. Revcll. or Chicago; L G. Powers, of
St. Paul; Dr. S. A. Robinson, of New York,
and Charles II Sergei, or Chicago. The last
three acted as advisors to Mr. Horr and
sat by his .side taking copious notes while
Mr. Harvey spoke.
Mr. Harvey consulted little with any
body, ne brought with him a great pile or
authorities for the purpose of subs tnnliating
statements made in his book, to which he
A man with a watch sat atthe table nenr
the speakers and whenever one had spoken
eight minutes ho would tap loudly on a
call bell. This gave the speaker warning
that he had two minutes more to conclude
his statement. By theso stages of ten
minutes each the speakers will proceed for
eight days, using only the afternoons and
Dr. Homor Thomas, president or the Illi
nois Club, cnllod the assemblage to order,
briefly Betting forth tho objects of the de
bate. Ho introduced Hon. H. G. Miller
and Ex-Judge "William A. Vincent, both of
Chicago, who, ho said, would be judgeB and
at the conclusion of tho controversy de
cide who had the beat of the novel debate.
RULES OF THE DEBATE.
Mr. Millor then read the rules which are
to govern. It was, he said, tho intention
or tho speakers to deliverallogether 140,000
words. Or theso, 5,000 are to be reserved
Tor use at the end oT the discussion. This
will givo each a chance to recapitulate his
argument in 2,500 words. Three hundred
words additional will bo allowed each con
testant as a rejoinder to his adversary's
Mr. Miller stated that the whole discussion
was copyrighted and that, while it would bo
givon tho widest publicity through the press,
it was tho intention of tho principals to pre
serve the debate as private property and
issue It in book Torm.
The debate was started by Mr. Horr,
who rererred to the author o "Coin's
Finnncial School" with some severity.
He said ho ncvor read a book containing
so many misstatements.
Mr. Hnrvcy in his opening statement
contented himself with a presentation of
his plan of campaign and told what ho
Mr. Horr wanted to know why the names
of prominent citizens had been used in
Mr. Harvey's book nnd words put into
their mouths that they had never used, to
which Mr. Harvey replied his book "vas
simply an allegory, and the fact that a
little boy was put in as teucher ought to
be enough to prove to any sensible person
that this was so.
Then the speakers plunged at once into
the thick of the fight. The argument at
all times was very spirited, and both
speakers several times had hard work to
preserve their tempers
I Alley and Pool Parlors to-nisht. Hand-
MOB SPIRIT IS RAMPANT
More Troops Needed at Lunenburg
to Protect Two Murderers.
People Intensely Bitter Against the
Accused and An Attack Upon the
Jail Feared A Hrutal Crime.
(Special to The Times.)
Richmond, Va., July 10. Major Derby
shire, commanding Companies A and B,
First VI rginiaReglmcut.atLunenbnrgCourt
House, where the trial of Mary Abernnthy
and Pokey Barnes, two negro women
charged with brutally murdering Mrs.
Jane Pollard about three weeks cfgo, is
Pbeing held, to-day telegraphed to Rich
mond for two additional companies for
It is understood that an attack on the
jail where tho prisoners are confined is
The crime was ono of the most brutal
in the history of Virginia, and the citizens
of Lunenburg are intensely bitter against
There are now more than 125 troops at
Lunenburg to protect the prisoners from
JJIS "WIFE PLEADS IN VAIN.
Mrs. "W. TI. Ireland Unable to Get Her
Husband Out of Jail.
The fall at "W. H. Ireland recently, well
known here in business circles, and who
wasa prominent member for several yea rsor
the District National Guard, has been
very rapid. He is now in jail at Baltimore,
charged with rorging the name of Mayor
Latrobe, of thatcity, to a couple of checks.
The discovery that Ireland was leading a
checkered and double life was made a short
time ago, and it has falleu most heavily up-
on his wife, who has since then, from time
to time, made many sacrifices to save
her recreant husband, from disgrace and
PLEADED FOR HEH HUSBAND.
Mrs. Irejnnrt yesterday "went to Baltimore
and pleaded long and earnestly with Mayor
Latrobe in behalf of her husband.
Sho besought him to drop the prosecution
or tho young man and to have him released.
Sho promised that ho would make an ef
fort to lead an honest life and told a piteous
story or tho sufferings and privations
which ho and hi family have endured as a
result of his misdeed.
Mayor Latrobo kindly informed the
pleading woman that he could do nothing,
as the losers by her husband's action were
tho persons who had cashed the checks
bearing the mayor's signature.
Ireland went to Baltimore several months
ago, where he engaged in employment as
an electrician, ne was under a cloud at
that time and escaped prosecution for a
In November last, he was employed by
the publishers of the "Washington Law
Reporter. Hitherto there, had been no
breath of suspicion blown upon his char
acter and, therefore, there was great sur
prise when it was learned that he was
suspected of crookedness,, which culmi
nated in his arrest for embezzlement.
SHE GAVE UP HER PROPERTY.
J. II. Ralston, the lawyer, succeeded in
having the matter settled out of court by
Mrs. Ireland turning over sufficient prop
erty of her own to cover the amount taken
by her husband. :
He was afterward' given another chance
to reform by A. Maurice Xow, who em
ployed him "as collector for The Times.
His propensity for' going astray reas
serted itself. It wo- found that he had
forged the checks of several of the well
known advertisers of the paper.
Action was brought agniust him and ho
was hold for the grand jury, which later
returned an indictment against him.
In order to escape prosecution for this
offense he was permitted to go to Balti
more, where, his friends hoped, he would
turn over a new leaf.
Ireland was a familiar figure in the Center
Market armory when it "as used by the
militia, but latterly he fell into evil
courses, which quickly led him to ruin.
Fell Again into Policemen' Clutches.
Thomas P., Morris, the farmer who de
posited $10 as collatpral on Monday night
for driving on, the Ellipse, did not appear
in court yesterday. He said he was Informed
it might cost him another $10 to do so.
Instead he got drunk and was locked up
at station No. L upnrt complaint or his
brother, R. J. Morris. Jlo was given last
evening $35 which he hal In his pockets
when Policeman Boyce arrested him, and
with an injunction to behave himself was
allowed to go
I somely equipped with electric fans
OQKS C01 10 GIF
Alexander Island Forger and a
Con' Tout Arrested.
BROOKS' BO&US $50 CHECK
He Ts a Fly Younjr Man of Eighteen
Summers "Who .Trletl to Make a
Stake at the Expense of the Nutionnl
Hotel John" "Walsh Charged "With
Fleecing a "Woman at the Baces.
Two cases came in yesterday from the
hot bed of crime about the Alexander
Island track across the river.
The first was that of Arthur "W. Brooks,
who claims to be the sou of a wealthy bi
cycle dealer In New York city. He gave
Mr. Bean, of the National Hotel, a check
for $50 in payment for his hotel bill,
$13.75 and wanted the balance in cash.
The check was signed with the came of
"George "W. Cline."
Mr. Bear looked in the safe money drawer
and remarked rii a casual maimer that
it was early and there was not money enough
in to pay the balance. He tossed the
check in the drawer and said he would hand
Mr. Brooks the balance later.
Soon after Hr. Bear disappeared from
behind the counter. It was then about 8
a. ru. Brooks waited arounS and in about
half au hour aked for Mr. Bear. Nobody
knew where he was, but Brooks was told
he was on duty and would certainly be back
Brooks began to get nervous as the hour
for banks to open came on, and about 9:15
a. m. ho disappeared. When Mr. Bear re
turned it was found that he had been to the
bank about the check and the signature
Ho sent word to the police, and Detective
Carter was put onn the case. He found
Brooks had gone to the Metropolitan and
registered in his own name and left his grip.
It was thought atitho hotel he had gone to
The detective, however, picked him up
before he got away to Alexander Island.
Brooks said he had played the races in
New York for two years. He was at
the island Wednesday, he said, and won
$200, but on Thursday he lost $100, mid
Friday he lost nil he had. He forged the
check to get a slake, and at the same
time telegraphed his father for $25.
He said ho came here from the North
last Wednesday, but in searching his
satchel Mr. Carter found an empty jew
elry box from Rankin & Ryland, No. S09
Main street, Lynchburg, Va., and a lot
of letter paper from the Arlington Hotel
in that town. A telegram was sent there
asking if he was wanted.
Brooks is a well-dressed, smooth-faced
fellow, eighteen years old, and appears
keen-witted. His case will cdme up to
day. Ho spent the uight in a cell at No.
The second arrest was that of John
Walsh, by Capt. Tobin, of Pinkerton's
force, and Detective Weedon. Walsh is
what is known as a "con' tout."
WOMEN ARE' HIS VICTIMS.
Ho plays a confidence game in the
grandstand and his victims are usually
He has been here and underlsurveillance
several days. He yesterday made a bet
for a woman who lives on Missouri avenue
of $10 on Oporto at 4 to 1. When the
finish was annouueed and Oporto was
first he cashed the ticket.
When he came back he handed the woman
a ticket,' saying it was "no good." It
read "India Rubber."
She insisted that she had bet on Oporto
but he declared she was mistaken. She
told him ery well, tho matter would be
She put the case i n the hands of the police
and Walsh was arrested here.
Walsh declares still that tho ticket he
bought for tho woman was on --'India
Rubber. " It is noted that the best odds
on Oporto yesterday was 10 to 1.
His Candidates Carry the Day in the
(By Associated Press.)
Lexington, Ky., July 16. In the Demo
cratic legislative primaries to-day Moses
Kaufman, Blackburn's candidate for rep
resentative, carried Lexington over John
Riley, McCreary's candidate.
"Waiter Charged "With Theft.
James E. Clark-, a waiter, was locked
up yesterday on complaint of Mrs. Andrew
Archer, on charge of stealing her pocket
book. He was arrested by Policeman Lamb.
There wore found on him a knife, several
dice , and two pocketbooks,
and lijrhts. Grand lunch, served. It
NO RAILWAY CONCESSIONS
Russia and China Loan Treaty Does
Not Grant Them.
Ituhsiu, Even, "Will Not He Permitted
to Prolong tho Trans-Siberian Rnll-
wny Through Manchuria.
(Copyright by James GordorTBennett.)
St. Petersburg, July 10. Contrary 'to
the misleading statements persistently
going the rounds of the foreign journals,
the treaty between Russia and China in
respect to the Chinese loan contains abso
lutely no railway concessions either to
France or Germany, nor does it grant
Russia the right to prolong the trans
Siberian railway through Manchuria.
SOUTH AMERICAN BUDGET.
Bolivian- and Chilllnn Questions Still
"Unsettled Monteray u.t Panttum.
(Copyright by James Gordon Bennett.)
Lima, Peru, via Galveston, Tex., July
16. The Bolivian question remains un
solved. Senor Gulllermo Billinghurst , the newly
elected vice president of the republic, will
arrive here on Saturday. The city will
give Senor Bjllinghurst an enthusiastic re
ception. (Copyright by James Gordon Bennett.)
Panama, Colombia, via Galveston, Tex.,
July 10. The United States war vessel
Monterey arrived here this morning from
the port of Callao.Peru. After coaling she
will sail for San Francisco, Cal.
(Copyright by James Gordon Bennett.)
ValparaiK), Chile, via Galveston, Tex.,
July 16. The crisis in the choice of a new
ministry remains without a solution. Con
gress has been forced to take a recess.
AMERICAN CITIZENS EXPELLED.
Vargas and Ruiz Sent A way "With Our
(Copyrighted by James Gordon Bennett.)
Havana, Cuba, July 10. The general gov
ernment, with the asent of the American
conul, to-day expelled the American citi
zens, Vargas and Ruiz, from the island.
NEW SECRETAHY APPOINTED.
M. Trubert Will Succeed M. Tansuy
at the Embassy.
(By Associated Press.)
Paris. July 10 M. Trubert ha been ap
pointed secretary or the French embassy at
Washington, in succession or M. Tanguy.
MRS. SPIVEY'S LIPS SEALED.
Accused of Ilnvlnjr Poisoned ner Hus
band, She Refuses to Talk.
jury in the Spivey jKii. onltg case reas
sembled to-day. Dr. R. S. Hill, the
physician who was called to see Mr. Spivey
just before his death, testified to this ef
fect: "I was called to see Mr. Spivey about
3 or 4 o'clock on the afternoon of his
death. When I arrived the patient was
in a dying condition. I asked Mrs. Spivey
if he had not taken morphine.
"She replied tbat he had not. I then
asked her ir there was not morphine iu the
house which he might have taken
without her knowledge.
"She said there was some morphine in
the house about two years ago. I asked
her to look it up and tec ir it was still
"She reported that she would not know
morphine ir she fnw it. She did not know
whether it was tliere or not. I was in
the house about fifteen or twenty minutes
before death. I told Mrs. Spivey that the
patient's symptoms were tbafueata was
caused by opium or morphine poison."
The body was exhumed to-day and a
chemical analysis will be made. Mrs.
Spivey, who Is nccutcd of poisoning7 her
husband, is still in jail acd re lures to talk.
Other arrests are expected to follow.
FRIENDS IN HUMAN GUISE.
Robbers Torture nn Old, Blind Couple
to Extort Money.
Ashland, 0.,July 16 Latelastnlghtfour
masked men went to the house of John
Miblm, livinga few miles from thip!aceand
on bjing refused admittance, battered down
the door with a fence rail.
They then bound and gagged Miblin and
his wife and on failing to find the amount
or money they believed to b iu the house
they tortured the couple, holding burning
matches to their feet and hands.
The robbers secured $13, nil the money in
the house. Miblin and his wife, who are
both very old and almost blind, did not
succeed in releasing themselves until 9
o'clock this morning. There is no clew to
the identity of the robbers.
"Watth-Muhone Suit Settled.
Petersburg, Va., July 10. The Euit
brought some time agoby Col. JohnS. Watts,
or Tazewell county, against Gen. William
Mahone, was settled to-day by the attorneys
Tor the parties. This suit was brought to
secure a rettlemcnt or the account between
Watts and Mahone growing out or the
purchase by them or large coal and iron
properties in Tazewell county, Va., and
McDowell county, W. Va.
Ratinjr The Patent Examiners.
An examination is no"w in progress under
the auspices or the Civil Service Commis
sion for the purpose of rating the exam
iners or the Patent Office. This exam
ination was ordered by Commissioner Sey
mour, who wishes to" adhere as strictly
as possible to civil service methods in mak
Injured by Light nbntr.
Norfolk, Va., July 16. At Newport News
this afternoon John John, John Darlington,
nnd Frank King, at work on the stetin
tube of gun boat No. 7, were struck by
lightning and rendered unconscious several
hours. They are badly hurt and may die.
DEATHS OF A DAY. .
Columbus, Ohio, July 16. Dollie Ty
son, colored, a sister of Blind Tom, the
famous musician, died very suddenly at
her home this morning. She was about
seventy years old.
Columbia, S. C,, July I6f Rev. J. How
kins, D. D., editor of the Lutheran Vikitor,
author of Howkiiis' Catechism , and one of
the most eminent divines In the Lutheran
Church, died at his home in Newberry
county' to-day from the effects of a stroke
of paralysis, received two weeks ago.
He had served churches in Georgia, South
Carolina, Virginia, and Maryland.
Qulucy, 111., July 16. Judge Almeron
wheat, eldest member of the Adams county
barandalegalcontemporary hereof Douglas
Browning, Lincoln and Skfnner.dled to-day.
He was eighty-two years old and had prac
ticed iu this circuit fifty-six years
I will bo tho ovent of the season in the
His Third Wife Will Furnish the
DISREPUTABLE MR, HATCH
Holmes Claims That This Man Made
Away "With the Peltzel Children.
Efforts to Locate Howard PeitzeL
Holmes Says tho Two GlrJa Ha
Si, -100 Between Them. -
(By United Press.)
Philadelphia, July 16. Hoknes was
brought from the county prison tMs after
noon tothe district attorney's otfkand
was closeted there with District Auoraey
Graliarn and Assistant District Attorney
Barlow for an hour.
Holmes had read the morning pa pew aad
had had time to prepare himself fc the
cross-examination. What took pia la
tlie district attorney's office could not
be learned with aoy certainty.
Holmes, as would be sopposad, denied
any knowledge of the murder at the, Fettzel
No information eoukl be obtaiaed re
garding the case in the district attorney's
offiie. but Mr Graham said that He woejd
probably make a statement to-monw.
n LOOKING UP THE BOT.
Assistant District Attorney Barlow asfcl
that an effort would be made to discover
the whereabouts of Howard Peitzel, tho
third of the missing ehiklreo, aad the
Holmes could not be teen, bat bta at
torney made a statement In bis behalf.
According to Mr. Shoemaker, Holmes'
lawyer. Holmes will re able to prow an
alibi, showing that he eoukl not have been
iu Toronto at the time the children were
This ahbi will be partly fcaf ed apon the
testimony of Holmes' third wife, ih is
known as "Mrs Howard." It is raid tbat
she w.li le-tny that Homes wv traTettug
with rt during the time the Pehzel chil
dren were in Toronto.
Aceordinfc to Mr.Scoemaker,H.lmeSMkyg
that the Peitzel children were killed by a
man named Hatch. TbisHatcni a mythical
sort of a perfcn.acd, according to Holmes,
is a very di reputable character. la iact,
be was so disreputable that Hotawe eoold.
not associate with him.
.MYTHICAL MR. HATCH. . .
The disreputable Mr. Hatch, Mr. Hohwea
says, is a friend of Minnie Williams.
Holmes warned the girl against associat
ing with such a character, but he says she
must have disregarded his advice.
Holmes, in the statement made by Ma
lawyer, soys that he gave the twachlMcea
ieeplte tne latter character, at Buffalo,
in charge of Minnie WuTuma and Hatch,
withiust ructions to go to Europe.
Holmes asserts that he sewed $48 la
the dress of (ne younger child, and $l,Q0O
in the dress of the older girl to nay their
expenses in Etfrope. HoJme." says is mast
have been this.Sl.400 tbnr imiiri ?
and led him to kill the children.
Mr. Shoemaker Peerned to know nothhig
about Howard, the third child.
Toronto, Ontario, July 16. An unusu
ally intelligent jury, composed of well
known and respected business men, was
impaneled hy Coroner A. J. Jobxson at
the city monrue to-ne-Ut. The horrtWe
task of viewing the remains of the two
victims, which during- the afternoon bad
been removed from Undertaker Humphrey's
establishment to the morgue.
After Detective Cuddy, Caretaker Hant,
of the morgue, and Undertaker Hurnpttrey
gave evidence to establish the identity of
the remains, the inquest adjourned oatll
JOHN T. ELLIS DYING.
Seized "With, Paralysis, He Falls,
Kracturins His Skull.
Boston t July 16. John Tenney Ellis, the
well-known writer of yachting; news and
society affairs at both New York and New
port, i dying at the Emergency Hospital.
Mr. Ellis, who was in Boston for the
purpose of completing arrangements with
several Boston papers for reports of the
cup races this fall, was leaving the Hotel
Thomdike this morning when he was setaed
with a slight stroke of paralysis and tell
upon the s-tone stairs, fractunr. his skulk
He was carried into tte hotel awl the
physician-sand ambulance of the Kmergeney
Hospital calk-d. There is very little hope of
Mr. Elba recovery.
His home is at Oberliu, Ohio, bat for
several j ears he has hvcu principally in
the East , acting a society correspondent at
Newport for various New York dailies and
also the Chicago Tribune and St. Louts
CONG. ALLEN "WITHDRAWS.
But Editor Cariiiuck"WillDebaie"Wlth
Assistant Secretary Slmnis.
(By United Pres.i
Jackson, Miss., July 16. Private John
Allen notified the Bimetalic League lost
night that he could not fill bla rirorulse to
meet Hon. W. H. Sims, of Washington, la
joint debate to-night, but Editor Carmack,
of the Commercial-Appeal of Memphis,
telegraphs he will be hre.
Mr. Sims is a citizen of Columbus, this
State, and Is Mr. Cleveland's first assist
ant secretary of the interior and Is doing
some good work in the campaign of educa
tion being waged by advocates of sound
Mr. Carmack is an able champion of tree
silver, and the two will draw a huge
Endeuvorers "Will Visit Washington.
Bomou, July 16. This afternoon 200
delegates left Boston for the convention of
the JptM. -Young Peop Ie's Union, which
Willie held in Baltimore July 18 to 21,
inclusive. After the convention thej will
spend two days m Washington, returning
home on the 25 th.
The Marine Band will pay at the Canttol
this afternoon at 5:55. The programme:
March, "Belle of Washington," CaUnn;
o'verture, "King's Lieutenant," Thtl;
waltz, "Blue Danube," Strauss; ie'eetton.
op., "Cavalleria Rusticana," Mascogin;
descriptive, "The Night Alarm," Reeves;
Synopsis: A calm and peaceful night,
10 o'clock t.upa. prayer, "The Alarm,"
horses rush out, here gang rox 32. arrival
and unreeling or hose, fire oat, reeling
up hose, off for home, home again.
Medley, "A Night in Bohemia," Fanctalli;.
containing old ami nw songs and ending
with "The Man That Wrote Ta-ra-ra Bfcorn
De-"A"y and How He Did It"; patrol,
"Coxey's Industrial Army," Otth; patriotic
hymn, "Hail Columbia," Tyles..
THE WEATHER TO-DAY.
For D. C: Fair and warmer; Southerly
wluds. For Virginia, North Caronsa. and
South Carolina: Fair, except showers on
the coast; Southerly wluds.
hotel world. Come everybody.