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si ill CAMPBELL
THE PEOPLE HAVE THE LAW
TRAIN HELD UP.
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iHl .A. ,rtk r
Ohio Democrats Insist Upon the
HIS PROTESTATION FUTILE
SorgV, Xante- Will Not Ho Mentioned
in the Com em ton Allen Thurnmu
niid His Clique Still Shout for Free
Colling, but tno Sound Money Men
Have tho Majority.
Springfield, Ohio, Aug. 20. Unless there
1b a sharp and fcoddeu change in tlie polit
ical tMMiMTatAire the nomination for Gov
ernor will be bestowed by tbe Democratic
State OonveutkMi to morrow upon ex Gov.
James E Cainpbeii, ad that by acclama
tion AM afternoon awl evening the bands have
been playioj; "Tbe Campbuilb Are Com
ing," and tin? housaods in the streets have
tk p UK? refrain. Campbell badges
have sprung nit view ineverj direction,
and tbe -voice of the ex-Governor himself
as lie declared to life friends with earnest
ik'ws and uMqaetfiotiaMc Mnovnty, tliatjio
wat. not and oouM imi be a candidate,
and that neither m financial condition
nor hie future enga;etteH5 would per
mit his making tw race, was drowned by
tb cheering of the packed corridors for
"Oaiwpfoea and victor."
There was a twite tfite morning when
it looked a i hough Congressman Paul J.
Eorg would be the nominee. Later m the
dav .however, MieCongreSMimn wired from
Lakeood that be a sick and una We to
nuke the jiiurnej awl that he dki not seek
or want the nomination.
SOKU IS OUT Or IT.
Even when tbs most-age was made
public and Caplfll stock wus proportion
atolv eW-vat-ed there were niauj who per
sisted la iHiUonlioMmg and shouting for
the MkMktowJ) nian. "When this was
brought to-ingtit to tbe attention of Joseph
B Hughe, ex-consul to Birmingham and
regarded as the chief eijioiieat of tlie
CuiigreHiaii's boom, lie takl
(mws's name will not be mentioned In
tbt oonwutlon u-nrrow by anyone that
is liih friend If he i placed in nomination,
it wilt not be by tolb rrienas, ami these bave
alsite auttiorK) for compelling i with
Bui no amount of eloquent pleading or
protest at ion, bowel er, will avail Canijrtn.41
to morrow if tlie delegates continue in Uielr
mood of to-night
It was wot untii tlie voice of the convention
on tlie financial issues assumed tbe form
of a foregone conclusion that anything
was said or beard about candidates Be
fore tbat, from the coining in of tlie first
delegation, the question of silver or gold
was the all-absorbing topic, while with
it was blended the strong itersonal hos
lilit manifested in many quarters toward
This km- feature -was eliminated at tbe
secret midnight conference of tbe silver
men, as calculated to injure their cause,
while tbe radical element "was also over
ruled bv tbe adoption of a moderate reso
lution as the silver plank for the platform
and in v hicU tlie terms "free andunlimlted"
and "16 to 1" were for ouce conspicuous
on! j by their absence
MLVERITES WERE DOWNED
It became apparent to-day, however,
that gallant fig'.it though they had made,
and witling as ibey were to keep it up
10 te end, tbe friends of silver were over
whelmed by numbers Tbey found dele
gates of tlieir tbinking among the Bnce
following who would not antagonize tbe
Senator Uj resting with them, while they
also chwued to have suffered losrcs in
ibeir uv n ranks, ljccausc of their decision
to keep oat of periKiiabUes.
Efforts were maae this morning to induce
Allen W Tliurniau and bis cohorts to be
content witli tbe convention's indorec
xnent of the national financial plank of
1892, but be brusquely replied tbat they
would 3ust as t-oon support a resolution
affirming allegiance to the imancial plank
adopted bj the Republican State conven
tion at Zanesville
UnUl Uie arnal of Senator Brice this
afternoon there was some question among
tbe "sound money " advocates as to Hi'
exact form of Uiefmancial plank that would
meet Ids position, but he soon settled all
doulrt at rest with the declaration that all
that "was necessary was a ringing reaffir
mation of Uie national Democratic money
plank of '92 "When this was conveyed to
Allen Tburman be went oer to the 8ena
tor'b quarters, and after greetings had been
exchanged, put the question bluntly
"How do you interpret the platform of
'S2, Senator? Don't you regard it as a
"Certaiiilj," the Senator replied
"Then do you want,ore.pectusasDcni
ocratfc who bdie c in sih er, to adopt It?"
"The Democracy in national convention
adopted it," -was the Senator's diplomatic
"Well, we won't," Thutman retorted, as
lie turned on bis bccl.
OFFICIALS A HE KET1CENT.
XmoM trillion HeltiR Made Into tlie
Curnexio Mines Dliaster.
PHAsbnrg, Aug 20 The Edgar Tlioiup
Bon Pteci works at Braddick, the scene of
the explosion, is burrouuded l)y police, and
tbe eotupany w.l allow no reporters or out
siders teenier for the purpose of making an
Investigation of the accident
In view of reports tbat are circulating,
the coroner is making a thorough inquiry
Into the causes of the disaster. In the
meantime tbe orncials of the company re
fuse to make any statement
Among the Injured at the hospital are six
who are believed to be fatally hurt.
The victims of the accident were all for
eigners, mostly Poles and Hungarians.
The furLace in which the explosion oc
curred is one of the two largest in the
world, tbe other adjoining it and being of
the same dimensions. They were designed
jointly by Andrew Carnegie and Captain
"W. E. Jones, and were intended to beat all
records in tb& production of iron from the
gre. In this they were successful, and they
iavc been supplying the balk of the iron
consumed in the making of steel at ttie
Edgar Thompson works.
GEN. J. W. DePRISTER'S GIFT
Yaluable Eeal Estate for trie Amer
ioan University at Washington.
Its Sale Will Make Possible tbe Erec
tion of tbo College of EniiKuages.
Bronze Stntue Accepted.
New Tork, Aug. 20 Gen J. Watts De
Prlster, of Tlvoli, N T , has presented,
through Bishop John F Hurst, of Wash
ington, and Rev Arthur M Griffin, of
Tivoli, N T , a gift of real estate located
in the vicinity of New Tork city, which
makes possible tbe erection of the college
of languages of the American University in
This afternoon tbe gift was formally
accepted on behalf of tbe board of trustees.
The new building will bear tbe name of
tbe Gen J Watts DePrister College of
The bishop alEO accepted a bronze statue
of Gen DePrister of heroic size, now be
ing made in Pans, which Tvill be placed m
front of tbe college.
The corner-stone of the Gen J Watts
DePrister College of Languages and the
College of History, it has been decided, will
be laid at tbe Bame time. The latter col
lege has received an endowment of 100,
000 from a lady in New York
It.is expected tbat work on the founda
tions of the two institutions will begin
LAX BOILER INSPECTION.
Denver Engineers Indignant Over
tlie Demer DiMibter.
Denver, Colo , Aug. 20. Work on the
ruins of the Gumry Hotel was suspended
and the search for bodies discontinued tins
afternoon until the walls, which threaten
to topple over, arcjiulled down
It is believed that tbere are at least ten
more bodies In the ruins, and several days
will probably elapse before all can be re
covered. The Denver branch of the National Asso
ciation of Stationary Engineers will meet
to-morrow evening to take action regard
ing the explosion. The 165 members are
exasperated at the laxity said to exist
in official circles -in the matter of boiler
Tbo Evening Times 1b tUo paper
that everybody tmys!
and the Trusts stilLhave the trade.
JEALOUSY LED TO MURDER
William Umberg, a Banker, Fatally
Shoots His Wife and Himself.
A Discharged Ser ant Had Gone to His
Place of Bushier, and Accused the
Wife of Infidelity.
Krookljn, N. T., Aug. 20. William J.
Winbarg, aged 35, a prominent East New
York banker, shot bis wife fatally to-night
and then committed suicide as a result of
a quarrel growing out of jealousy.
Yesterday Mrs. Winberg discharged a
female servant. To-day Uie girl went to
Wiuuerg's office and told him stories re
flecting on the good name of his wife.
When he came home to-night a quarrel
followed between tbe couple Winberg
finally drew a revohcr and shot his wife
through the right lung
He then shot himself through tlie right
temple, dying instantly
Mrs Winberg was taken to St Mary's
Hospital, -n here the physicians say she can
not live until morning The couple had
Mr Winberg was a partner m the bank
ing business of Edward A Linton, a promi
nent citizen and a consolidation commis
sioner. England Will Demand of China.
London, Aug. 20. The Morning Post
to-morrow will say that it is learned Mr.
O'Connor, British minister to China, has
been fully authorized to demand that the
Chinese go eminent issue any necessary
dierctions to the local officialslo ensure
a complete and satisfactory inquiry into
the massacre of Christians at Ku Cheng
Baltimore-Capital in Itichmond.
Baltimore, Md., Aug. 20. The Ameri
can of Wednesday will state that Balti
more capitalists have practicnllj j-ecured
a valuable street railway franchise in
Richmond, Va. It will connect Chimba
razo Park, the eposition grounds and city
reservoir and traverse Broad street.
Durant's Knife Found. ,
Walnut Creek, Cal , Aug. 20. A blood
besmeared knife, supposed to have been
carried by Durant, the alleged murderer
of Blanche Lamont and Minnie Williams,
has been found at Mount Diablo
Hotel Takoma, North Takoma, D. C, will
remain open until November 1st. Terms
very reasonable. Waller Burton, Prop.
SIX YACHTSMEN DROWNED
Foundering of a Small Pleasure
Graft Off Buffalo.
Caught in the Trough of the Sea, She
Careened and Went Down
Buffalo, N r , Aug 20. The small
pleas.me steam yacht Rung Brothers,
owned by the Burley Brothers, of this city,
with thirteen passengers and a crew of
thiec, foutfdored early this e cuing near
the muer government light house and
six of the passengers were diowned Their
Albert Stafford, Frank Cannon. Frank
Bamnan, Henry Shingler and Charles Fisher.
All of the occupants of the boat were
emplojes of the New l'ork Central stock
jards, at East Bufialo, and had formed
part of a picnic party who went down the
Niagara River this morning for a daj's
After passing pari of the day at the
island resorts, the jaeht was headed up
the river for home. A high wind had
been blowing all day, and there was a big
sea on Caught in the trough of the
waves when near the Reading eoal trestle,
off the foot of Georgia street, the jacht
careened to one side, filled rapidly, and
went down almost Instantly.
Some of the party could swim, and they
were picked up bj one of the harbor tugs
that was passing. Up to a late hour to
night no tniee of tlie missing ones could be
Her Twent j -eighth Child.
Wheeling, w. Va., Aug. 20. A remark
able story comes from Maiden, this State,
and can bo vouched for. Joseph Laydeu
is seentj-four jcars old and his wife is
fifty-fe. Yestciday Mrs. Lajden gae
birth to a boj , which is the twenty-eighth
child that has been born to the couple.
. Coney Laying 3'olit leal Wires.
Guthrie, O. T., Aug. 20. Gen J. S,
Coxey Populist candidate for Governor
of Ohio, is, according to the statement of
a leading Oklahoma politician, alter the
Congessional nomination from this Terri
tory. Eight Were Drmvned.
Cologne, Aug. 20 A passenger steamer
ran into and sank a barge near Mehrum.
Eight persons were drowned,
MINNIE WILLIAMS ALIYE
Telegram Signed by Her Received
by Holmes' Attorney.
Its Authenticity Will Be Immediately
Investigated The Prisoner Over
joyed at Hearing the News.
Philadelphia, Aug 20 A startling
revelation came to light to day in the
Holmes case ,W A. Shoemaker, counsel
for Holmes, received a message from Minnie
R Williams, dated Providence, R I ,
which stated that the tender is alive and
well. This is one of the women whom
Holmes is accused of having murdered in
the Chicago "Castle."
The telegram, w Inch w as sent as a night
"Providence, R I , August 19. W. A.
Shoemaker, attornej , Philadelphia. Re
portthatl was murdered absurd. Amalive
and well (Signed) Minnie R Williams"
When the message was shown to Holmes
he at once exhibited his feelings.
"I knew my story that I did not kill
the girl would be continued," said tlie
criminal, as he brushed the tears from
his ejes "I am sorry, however, that she
J has made herself so public by telegraph
ing She might as well have written."
Then Holmes reiterated the statement
that he had made so often, that the last
time ho saw Minnie Williams was when
lie loft her at Toronto with the Piteel
children The pilsoner has every confi
dence that Minnie Williams is the best
friend he has, and feels assured that the
telegram that, was received here to day
was sent bj her foi the purpose of showing
lojally to him.
The genuineness of the telegram will be
investigated by Mr. Shoemaker, and If
it is found that Minnie Williams sent it, it
will be a valuable link in the chain of evi
dence for the detense
Preferred Death to Farming.
Reading, Pa., Aug. 20. Arthur, aged
twelve, son of Nathan Zimmerman, of
this city, committed suicide by taking
paris green at Bloomsburg, this county,
The boj had been hired out on a farm.
He did not like the business, and said he
would rather die than follow that kind
San "Francisco Sails for Havre.
London, Aug. 20. The United States
cruisei Sau Francisco sailed from Graves
end for Ha re to day.
Robbers Use Dynamite on an Ex
press Car in Michigan.
Detroit, Aug. 20. A bulletin to the Free
Press from Grand Kapids, Mich , saja
A Chicago and West Michigan train was
held up near New Richmond to-nlghtby five
The express car was blown up with
dynamite and one brakemau was shot.
Expected End of the Hitch in the
Ku Cheng Investigation.
SHE HAS DONE IT BEFORE NOW
American Representative Will Be
Allowed to Secure CoiupleteaiulFull
Information as to the Cause of the
Itiotsand the 1'erson.s Participating
lu. Them CbinejseMlnbiterS Advice.
Tho State Department was informed
yesterday that there was some disposition
on the part of the Chinese officials not to
allow the American and British officers
to ba present at the investigation of the
Ku Cheng riots.
Is stated at the department tbat the
usual hitch has occurred in which the
Chinese officials have refused to allow
any interference with their forms of pro
cedure. In every case where there has been an
investigation of the kind proposed, the
same objections have been made, the
Chinese officials feeling that they will lose
prestige twith their people if they allow
foreigners to partfcipate in their courts.
END IN SHBMISblON.
These objections bave always ended in
the submission of the Chirese after some
It can be stated authoritatively that the
instructions to Minister Denby cover aU
questions now in controversy and tbat the
investigation will be conducted in evcIi
manner as to allow the American repte
sentative to secure complete and full in
formation as to the cause of tho riots and
tho persons participating in them, whether
high or low.
The assurance is alo given that this will
be done in such a manner as to leave
nothing for complaint by the American
people on the score of obtaining facts re
lating to the disturbances.
It is not at all probable that Minister
Denby has been instructed to make such a
demand as that to be made by the British
minister atPekm, as it is known here that
such a demand will not be necessary
INFORMED HIS GOVERNMENT.
It is understood that the Chine&e minis
ter has informed his government that the
best interests of China will be served by
according to the American and British
officers the most thorough facilities for
obtaining all information desired
Attention of China has been called to
tlie fact that when the United States gov
ernment was investigating the Chinese
riots in this country officials of the Chinese
government were asked to be present to
obtain all the particulars.
It is not believed at the State Depart
ment that the refusal of the Chinese author
ities will do rxore than delay the investi
gation for a time until the Chinese govern
ment can direct the officers, at Ku Cheng
to accord the Americans and British of
ficials the right to be present and to di
rect the investigation into channels which
will bring out the facts.
INTO AN OPEN SWITCH.
Savannah.Ga , Aug 20. A MorningNevvs
special from Alexandcrville, Ga , bays A
frightful accident occurred here last night
about 9 30 o'clock, which may result in
the death of three persons, leaving several
badly scalded and braised
Engine No 40, north-bound, which has
been hauling the pay car over the southern
portion of tlie Plant system, ran Into an
open switch, crashing Into a tram engine
operated by Dion, Mitchell & Co , entirely
demolishing both engines and wrecking
one car The accidont was caused by
au open switch.
The injured arc- Charles Andrews, of
Wajcross, engineer of engine No 40, badly
scalded on tlie feet and legs, hands cut.
Mack MacCrackeu, fireman of engine No
10, of Wajcross, scalded on the body,
hands and feet badly cut, may die Joe
Brown, colored, of AlexandcrviHe, en
gineer tram road, scalded, and cut and
bruised on legs, feet, and hands, may die
An unknown man who was firing on
tram road engine was badly mashed about
head and neck.
FOR 1IOXEST ELECTIONS.
Mechleiihurg County Declares for a
Non-part Imui Franchise'.
(Special to The Times )
Richmond, Va., Aug. 20 The first gun
in the campaign for honest elections was
fired in a mass-meeting of citi7ens in
Mecklenburg county today irrespective
of party affiliatiou.
They declared that the enactment of an
honest non-partisan election law would
be the paramount issue in the election for
member of the general assembly.
"WhobO Pigeon Is This?
Charleston, S. C, Aug. 20. About 2
o'clock on Sunday a pigeon, very poor and
apparently much exhausted, was found at
F. W. Hey ward's place near Oaklej , S.
C. One of its legs has a metal ring on it
engraved "F, 12,696." Whose pigeon is
Salisbury's .Nephew Gets a Plnce.
London, Aug. 20. Mr. James W. Low
ther, Conservative, has been appointed
deputy speaker and chairman of commit
tees of the House of Commons. Mr. Low
ther Is by marriage a nephew of Lord
Labor Day Excursion of the Eccentric
Engineers to Marshall Hnll for the benefit
of the widows J.f Davis and Phillips.
cui sure io mm
Warwick and Filartin Beaten in
Their Own Districts.
SENATOR WINS HIS FIGHT
Conservative Estimate Gives Him 1GO
Votes for the State Chairmanship.
He "Will Probably Have Twenty-two
Delegates from Philadelphia Mu
nicipal Slate Made Up.
Philadelphia, Aug 20. The Republican
primaries to select seventy delegates to. the
State convention, and also to choose
candidates for various city offices, were
held to-night The indications at mid
night are that the Quay faction have cer
tainly elected eighteen delegates and pos
sibly twenty-two, with only une or two
districts with five additional delegates
still in doubt. The ami Quay people con
cede tbe Senator sixteen votes
Tlie polls were open from G to 8 p m.,
and the scenes around the polling placet
in districts in which there were contests re
called an exciting Presidential election.
Never before in the history of the Repub
lican party m this city has there been such
a fight m the primaries. In many wards
almost the full Republican vote was polled.
QUAl" SURPRISED HIMSELF.
The result was in some respects a surprise
to Senator Quay bimaelf, who dW not ex
pect to overcome the influence that would
be brought to bear against him in certaut
localities. The thirty-seven wards of the
city are grouped into twenty-eight legisla
te e districts, and these elected from one
to "seven delegates eatb.
Tbe hottest fights were in the Fifteenth,
ward, in whieb Mayor Warwiet resides,
and the West Philadelphia wards, tbe
Twenty fourth ami Thirty -fourth. la
the former the mayor was badly beaten,
the Quay fon.es, beaded by Alex Ctowjer,
carrjmg twenty ven out of forty-three
divisions, with eomcfcs in two.
In West Philadetpnia btate Senator
Thomas, the Qua man, won bis fight
hano-omeiy, notwithstanding the fact that
David Martin, the anti Quay leader in this
city, took personal charge of tbe fight
during the past weefc. These two iMtrict3
elected seven Quay delegates.
Tne Second, Tnira, Fourth, Fifth, Sev
enth, Eighth, Thirteenth, Twenty-seventh;
and Thirtieth jeards also ejected eleven
Quay delegates, making a total of eighteen.
FIGHT NOW ABOUT END5D.
Tbe Quay people clanu to have carried
twenty-seven out of fifty twodivisions.with
seven in doubt. If this version of the re
sult is verified Quay wdl bave twenty-two
delegates from this crtj. The Quayites
also clann tbat the Twenty-second, Twenty
third, and Twenty-fifth wards, electing five
delegates, are in doubt.
To-night's contest practically closes the
fight in the State, Lehigh heme tbe only
remaining couuty to elect delegates. It
appears almost certain tbat Senator Quay
has won bis fight for the State chairman
ship, with some votes to -pare. A con
servative estimate give3 bun 160 votes in
the convention, fifteen more than the
number necessary to elect.
The following candidates for city offices
will be chosen at conventions to-naorrovri
District Attorney, George S. Graham.
Coroner. Samuel H Asabmlge.
City Comptroller, Jobn M Walton.
Clerk of Quarter Sessions, WBlwwn B.
Recorder of Deeds, William M. Geary.
All of tbe candidates are unopposed and
all are pretvnt incumbeute except Mr.
New Jersey Forest Fires Threaten
Tom's River. X. J-, Aug. 20. The forest
fires which started near this place on Sun
day and to which but little attention was
paid, are spreading and now threaten seri
Last night a strong northwest wind?
sprang up and the ttamcs were driven
towards the farms along the Manchester
pike and threatened for hoars to reach the
The farmers, aided by volunteer", fought
the fire all night. Three hundred men
worked throughout tbe night in relays.
Valuable timber was burned, bat the
efforts of the fighters were entirely di
rected toward saving the crops and build
To-day the wind shifted, and the flames,
were driven toward the Lakewood road,
but not toward the village If the wind
holds it will carry the ffeimes into tae ex
tensive cranberry bogs which are dry and
NO QUARTER IN" FUTURE.
Insurgent Leader Maceo Announces a
London, Aug. 21. Th Havana cor
respondent of tlie Times telegraphs as fol
lows: Gen. Campos makes bis headquarters
at Placetas, province of Santa Clara.
It is rumored at Santiago de Cuba that the
insurgent leader Maceo has ordered that no
quarter bsgiven in future, m consequence of
an attack made on an insurgent field boa
pital at which many rebels were killed.
Peru and Bolivia at Odd.
Lima, Peru, via Galveston. Aim?. 20. -Today
the term expires which was set by the
Peruvian government for the reception of
their minister at La Pas by Bohvta. The
relations between the two countries are
strainedand there is a likelihood or a rupture
but war is impossible.
Chinese Wilt Protect Catholics-.
London, Aug 21 The IailyXevvs Vienna
correspondent hears that as a result of the
German interference on behalt of the Pope
the Chinese court has sent an official to
inform the Catholic bishop at Peking that
the Chinese government would watch care
fully for the safety of Catholics
THE WEATHER TO-DAY.
For the District of Columbia, and Mary
land, threatening weather, but little, if
any rain; variable winds.
For Virginia, showers; variable winds.
Tho Evening Times is the papei
that everybody "buysJ