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WASHINGTON, D. C, SUNDAY MOKNESTG DECEMBER 8, 1895.TWENTY-POUH PAGES.
PAQES OF MEWS EVERY H-2
If London Gossip Be Not at Fault
It Will Be Decidedly Spicy.
BPORT MADE OF CLEVELAND
Turkish QiiestlonAnxIously Discussed
aud Foreign Embassies Would Not
Be Surprised at-Attuoklf the Sultan
Were Threatened With .Deposition.
British Embassy a Fortress.
London, Dec. ".In accordance with un
Tarylng precedent. the reil y of 1'rlme Min
ister Salisbury to the note of Hon. Richard
Olney, the American Secretary ol State,
on the Venezuelan dlsputo will not be
Issued by the foreign office 'until H Is
presented to Parliament.
It will be a surprise to every one If
Lord Salisbury In his riply has not firmly
declined to admit the right of the United
Blates to Interfere lu the dispute between
Great Britain and Venezuela, especially
to insist that the whole case shall be sub
mitted to arbitration.
The English public takes small Interest
In the dispute or the .ittitude of the United
Suites on the matter. Not the remotest
reference to the subject has been made on
the political platform during the period
tLat the prime minister lias been wrest
ling with Mr. 01ne)'s note and the replv
The comments In the press alone Indi
cate the line of British opinion, which,
acordlng to the newspapers, is unanl
mousl) ogalrst any arbitration concern
ing the territory within the 8chombargh
NO RIGHT TO INTERFERE.
The Statist sajs "Neither for its own
take nor ours Is It expedient for the
United Statca Government to put for
ward a claim as of right to dictate how
we shall conduct a dispute with auotber
country relate e to territor) that baB long
been held by the British
The Urited States government Is entitled
to offi r ith good orflecs, hut tl ere 16 a
wide distinction between these and Inter
veutiou based on lie ground that the
United Slate has the right to forbid
any governme-nt in the world to enlarge
the area under ltd jurisdiction in any
part of the American continent. -
"Still there Is no oecasioo for liiroics.
The bit of te'rritcry In dispute is of small
value1, while good relations with the Lnlte'd
Elate-s are T the highest v alue to us and
The Spectator says: "President Cleve
lanu ;H...n."i3 Gum Criiuin in tlic tone
of a m.i5.'cr In laying down principles so
absolutely His sentences read as if
Gre'at Britain had Leen ordered to choose
arbitration or war. Negotiations will
not be carried on In that tone unless the
President nnd the Amerleun people are
seeking war, a crime of whieh we would
not een menially aceure them."
The Ee-onomist, trealingof the samcaub
Jcct, declares that ilr. Oct eland's words
mean that Great Britain must not defend
what Bhe e-onslders her own soil against
any SpanMi-Aniericnn Stale, under iicnalt)
of the L'nilcd States declaring war.
"It is Impossible for Lord Salisbury
to yield to such pretensions, jet It Is more
difficult for him to de'al with them so as
to aioH exasiierallng American feeling.
Ills only sensible course. Is to repudiate
eeklug for any extension of territory
and do nothing, leaving on Venezuela or
the United States the responsibility for
All of these supposed leaders of high
class opinion In England make the usual
common place references to the American
vote Influencing the utterances of those In
Alluding to the suppression by the foreign
office of the consular statements concern
ing themassacresat Anatolia the Spectator
ays It hopes the foreign committee of the
American Senate will procure the publica
tion of Minister Terrell's dispatches, as
It Is quite dear that he has not minced mat
ters lu reporting to his government.
By agreement between the powers tho
official details of the massacres are mean
while withheld, as their publication would
endanger tho safety of the consuls, and ev en
it la held to be possible that the sultan. If
his deposition were imminent, might jicr
mlt or incite un attack on the embassies.
During the revolution thnt resulted in the
dethronement of Abdul Aziz, the Prussian
Ambassador filled the precincts of tho
embassy with Montenegrins. The Aus
trian embassy n as guarded bj hundreds of
Croats, aud the French embassy by marines.
The British embassy is by farthestrongest
of any emLassy in Constantinople and Is
best adapted for defence against sudden
attack. It stands In Its own spacious
grounds overlooking the Golden Bom.
Its one- entrance Is flanked by massive
structures lu which guards are constantly
on duty. A strong and solidly built Iron
fence ten feet high surrounds all the
grounds. Report has It that Its Internal
armament includes several cannon.
Sir Henry Elliott, the British Ambassador
at the time of the deposition of Abdul
Aziz deemed the security of tLc embassy
so complete that he took none of the extra
precautions adopted by other ambassadors.
NEW LONDON SUNDAST.
A new phase of fashionable functions
on Sunday, whidi Is rapidly obtaining
acceptance. Is dinner parties at public
People Ulgh in society now begin Sunday
with a church parade In the forenoon. In
the afternoon they go to the rinks or visit
the botaulc or zoological gardens, nnd in
the eveulng dine in public.
A fashionable restaurant recently had at
dltferenttableslu itsdliiing hall Lord Calrna
and his party and Count Mensdorff, the
fiance of Princess Victoria of Schleswig
Holstclu. These were encircled by a number of
other aristocrats. Including Sir Frederick
nnd LadyMllner, Lord and Lady Mlnlo and
Sir Horaceand Lady Farquhar, all of whom
were accompanied by parties. The fashion
doesnotetcludean odd mixturcof reputable
and doubtful persons.
Sir Matthew White Ridley, the home sec
retary, has undertaken to reconsider the
case of Mrs. Florence Maj brick, the Amer
ican woman who Is undergoing life Imprison
ment on com Iction of having some ears ago
poisoned her husband, a well-known Liver
Mrs. Maj brick's friends are hopeful that
Sir Matthew will find grounds to rtlease
SPANISH TItOOI" AHItlVE.
Two Battalions flench the Tjrt of
Havana This Morntue:.
Havana, Dee. 7. The steamer Monte
video arrived here from Spain this morn
ing, bringing two battalions of troops to
re-enfoni! tho Spanish army In Cuba.
The soldiers were received with great
enthusiasm by the populaiv.
The e'lty was pinfusely decorated with
flags and the streets were thronged with
people, who e heered heartily as the troops
disembarked and inj relied to their quarters.
Chicago, Dec 7. The board of appeals of
the American Trotting Association render
ed Its final decisions today, and adjourned
to the spring session. The only case of
general ln(cret was that of the expulsion
of J. B. Chandler, of Wiehlta, Kas. In
November, 1 804, Chaudler, who had control
of the mare Ophelia, bad her entered In the
2.18 paceat Houston,. Tex., by Mr.Mattlce,
Chandler in bis own name, entering Rus
His Head Blown Off.
Wllkesbarre, Pa., Dec. 7. Ex- County Com
missioner Samuel Lines, one of the best
known residents of this city, met with a
distressing death yesterday. He had been
out hunting, and while waiting In the
depot at Hanover for a train his loaded gun
was accidentally discharged, and the top
of his head was blown off. He was sixty
three years of age, and leaves a family.
English corduroy vests, all colors, single
and double breasted; sold everywhere at
$4 and $5. While they last, at $3. DYREN
FORTH'B, 621 Pennsylvania avenue north
west.' Chew Mint Julep bum.
koeller inoo urn,
Engaged in a SociaPst Hunt
Without Asking Von Hohenlohe.
PUTTKAMER MAY SDOOEED
The Minister of the Interior Still
Hope's to Be ltetatned In Office nnd
Hud leu U and Socialists Arc Indif
ferent, as I'utl kninor Would Be
Berlin, Dec. 7. Herr Von Koeller, Prua
eslan Minister of the Interior, Mill remains
nominally on leave of absence, and tho
chauge-s w hlch may ensue as the result of
his definite dismissal, if such action shall
finally be taken, wluconseiiuently continue
In suspense until the return of the emperor
from his hunting trip lu Hanover next
Ihe conservatives are taking heart over
the emperor's postponement of his de
cision in the matter which leads them
to hope tLat Ilerr Von Koeller will Le re
tained in oiricc; but forestalling the e-ient
of his failure to hold on to his pest they
are doing everything possible to Influence,
the Kaiser to select Ilerr A on I'uttkamer,
who was Prussian Minister of tLc luleriur
uuder the regime of Prince Bismarck as
chancellor for the place.
while ho was in the ministry of the in-
te-nor, Herr Von I'uttkamer gave ample
proofs of his energy in taking re recall o
measures against the socialists and Fre
lslnnlge alike, so that If Von Koeher cannot
be retained In office the conservatives are
hopeful that his crusade against socljllsm
may -be continued by Von Puttkamer,
though It must necessarily be greatly modi
fled. THERE ARE OTHERS.
Herr Von Puttkamer, wlTbis now Prefect
of Pomnieranla, Is, however, one among
Herr Bcnulgsen, Prefect of Hanover; are
also prominent! mentioned and each has
a strong following who are working hard
In the interests of the-lr candidates.
The chief offeuse of Herr Von Koeller
towards his colleague's was that acting lu
accordance with the spirit of the emperor,
lie attacked the socialists without having
consulted tl.e other members or the Cabinet.
The Hamburg Correspondens asserts that
Chancellor Von Hohenlohe first heard of
the suppresslou of the soei.ill-,r,uiiioi.iinin
seeing un account of that action In the
newspapers, and It is also certain that Von
Koeller' Independent action was highly
displeasing to Dr. Von Boe'tllchcr, Imperial
Secretary of State for the Interior, and
Baron "Marshall Von BItberstein, minister
of foreign affairs, who secured the support
of Prince Hohenlohe and Gen. Bronsart Von
Schellendorf, minister of war. In urging the
emperor to dismiss Von Koeller.
The consequence of this was that on the
same day that Dr. Von Lucanus. chief of
the Imperial Privy Cabluet, reported to tho
emperor the complaints made against Von
Koeller by his colleagues In the ministry.
with the emperor, of whom he asked to be
granted leave of nbsenee until hlssucccsso
should be found or the existing differences ,
could be arranged,
The Rlchlcr Radicals have prescuted to
the Reichstag an urgency resolution which
demands thatallGermans without previously
obtaining permission of the authorities
may form associations provided they are
unarmed and that such associations shall
be free to hold meetings and enter Into rela
tions with each other for a common purpose.
No day has yet been fixed for debate on
The antl Semitic group In the Reichstag
have laid upon the table of tho chamber a
proposal to forbid the free Immigration of
nnltt n. number nf nvallnhle men who have .
liw.n nu.i, tin .10,1 fnr II o nnst. TInrr 11,'vrtp. England Will be
1. i,.,i.in.iJ,i...u.K.., in Ihe arrangment.
t ct.i. Tirraofr f Te. cti,nii. Dtiii itieuoiouiaiparty
SALE of Men's Sack and Cutaway
Suits begins. JTomorrow morning. They
are our own sterling $10, $12, and $14
qualities. Plain Blue and Black, and Neat
Mixtures, in i'Cassimeres; Tweeds, and
Cheviots. All Sizes: Be on hand early.
It will pay you;
What Will the
Jews, and for the adoption of regulations,
under which their expulsion may be ac
They also laid upon the table Rector Atil-
I wardt's formal demand for a leave of
absence from the Reichstag, for the purpose
of visiting the United States.
President Cleveland's reference to Samoa
In hia recent message to Corgress," which
Is taken to Indicate a desire on tho part pf
America to withdraw from the triple ar
rangement existing between the United
States, Germany and Great Britain, has led
It e u-irtj i riJwuKeii.niielilciii.ind
that Germany assume an cxclusije pro
tectorate over these Islands.
In the event of. the United States aban
doning Samoa and Iransferrlng'her rights
to Germany, the desire of the Colonial
party will be likely to bo gratified, as
computed to acquiesce
have made thlii Ba moan
matter a strong factor toward the avoid
ance of a tariff war between Germany
and the United States.
VISIT OF MARLBOROUGH.
The Duke nnd Duihess of Marlborouch
are to csitrie here after the termination of
ihelr sojourn In Nice and Dresden. Great
i interest Is being taken in the highest circles !
t in their proosed visit.
Biron Ke-ischjcb. the cojrt marshal to
the ex-Empress Frederick, who was sen
tenced to imprisonment In a fortress last
summer for his connection with the duel
i Tought bevvH;ii Lleberetht Von Kontze,
formerly chamberlain of the Imperial housc-
j hold, nnd Baron Von Schrjder, has been
released anil pardoned by the emperor nt
the request of the ex-empress.
Baron Relschacli returned to Berlin to
day and was cordially we'cooicd by a
crowil of officers at the raf,way station.
Herr Adolph Menzel. to-5 celebrated
painter, celebrated his eightieth birthday
yesterday. The Academy of Art has in
augurated a grand fete and banquet la
his honor to take place next Wednesday.
The academy Is now exhibiting a collec
tion of Menzcl's plstures. Oo Saturday
Herr Menzel will receive the academicians
and delegates of the guilds, who wUl pro-
ni thelr congratulations.
In the evening there will be a perform
ance at Kroll's Theater, at which the em
peror will lie prevent, whenjhe academy
will bestow a gold medal upon Menzel as
a souvenir of his birthday.
Clmver hikI Carrer.
Oltnwa, III., Dec. 7. William and Jako
Marguhs, partners In tho fish and fruit
business, engaged In a savage duel" with a
tleaver and carving knife nt their place of
bsuinesshcre this morning. Both men were
cut terribly, and Jake Is dying. After tho
fight the sheriff closed their store on
. MAItYLAND DAY.
Was. Glorious mid Second Only
Atlanta, Ga.t Dee-. ".Maryland has sur
passed all other States, South Carolina
exe-epted, in her representation at the
exiKisltlon. The military exeeeds In num
bers the- displays of any other two States
e-ombined, with the exception named. Chi
e'agoand New York days, brilliant as they
were, are excelled by Baltiruorcans.
Tho parade of 1,4C0 military was Im
posing. Tho line eimprlsed the Fifth and
Fojrtti Regiments, Company B.TIrst Regi
ment, Capt. Fisher, commanding; Flr6t
Naval Battalion, Commander Emerson;
the Gate City Guird of Atlanta, Brig. Gen.
f Col. Frank iinrkoe commanded the
, Fifth Regiment and Col. Wlllard Howard
the Fourth. The oilutnn marched down
Whitehall to Alabama, to Broad, to Marl-
I ettu, to Peaehtree nnd through to the
exposition grounds, escorting Gov. Brown
and his staff.
The bands played "Maryland," "Dixie,"
and other Southern airs, while thousands
( along luo streets cheered the soldiers n
Gov. Brown reviewed the column from
the stand In front of the Pennsylvania
Bulldlims of the- Chamberlain school
In New York Destreiyeil.
Randolph, N. Y., Dec. 7. While students
of Chamberlain Institute were at supper In
the brick boarding ball at 0:30 o'clock this
evening, fire was discovered in the cuiola
of the main building.
A high wind gave the flames such head
way that the fire department, which was on
the scene In fire minutes, was powerless.
The flames communicated with the chapel
and all burned to the ground.
Chamberlain Institute w-nscrected In 18 18
nnd has been a preparatory school for
hundreds of western New York and Penn
sylvania men and women.
The Institute was under the management
of the M. E. conference, with Prof. E. A.
Bishop as president.
lv reufortirs Success.
The wuuclerrul success of the factory
sab' of clothing at Dyrenfonh'sls the talk
of the town.
Bpecr's Old Tort Grape Wine from his
Oporto Grape Vineyards, at Passaic, N. J.,
his Socialite Ckret, vln. 1881, and his
luscious Burgundy stand unrivalled by any
wines In the world especially for Invalids.
Ivy Inst. Bu3. College, 8th and K nw., let
ter writing, any business subject. $ la mo.
LIEUT. WHITE HAS RESIGNED
He Is the fievenua Offiosr Who
Eloped With an Actress.
Him Withdrawal "Was Promptly Ac
cepted and tlio Whole Affair "Will
Bo TliorousUly Investigated.
Lieut. Chester M. White of the revenue
cutter service has again tendered his
resignation and Secretary Carlisle- has
Lieut. White some weeks ago resigned
and then withdrew his resisnatlon and
was ordered to duty on the Boston, Mass ,
station. He served with Capt, Ile'aly on
the Hear in the Arctic Ocean last summer
and was one of the thirty officers who
made cu.irtej nlteetiii the couiuct of
Capt. Ileal)-. These chjrge-s have not yet
been formulated ami officially presented,
but It Is understood they will be.
The delay In presenting them is causing
some unfavorable comment at the Treas
ury and un.c3S they are sooa pre-sented,
alter the publicity which lias been given
them through the press, It Is highly prob
able that the officers prominent lu making
them will be brought before a court of in
quiry. Lieut. White In the meantime has been
charged with eloping with a chorus girl
Irom-San rruneisco, desrllug a sick wife
there', nnd his second resignation was ten
dered since that alleged fact was made
public. The scandals attaching to the
whole afrair has caused the Treasury of
ficials much anno)auce and It is certain
that there will 0: .1 thorough investigation.
WIUX'KED IX THE GALE.
Only Two of the Crew- of the Bark
London, Dec. 7. The German bark, Llbcr
taa, was wrecked off Cullanisoog, Holland,
last evening by the heavy gale that has
prevailed throughout Northern Europe
ror several days.
Onlv two of the bark's crew were saved.
Four bodh-s from the wreck have been
Dleil lu New York Streets.
New York, Dec. 7. A policeman while
Patrolling Hfty-flrst street, about midnight
last night saw a man lying dead on the
stoop of No. 241. From memoranda and
cards In his clo'hlng the man is thought
tn tu ltetter J. Cimnbelt.a ruiinterof MphU-
. Mile, Pa. He alo hod the card of F. llet
! chel. 74 Shilthfleld street, Pittsburg, In his
I.eoiiul'1 arc! Salisbury Confer.
London, Dec. 7. KlnsLcopoldoflWginm
a having a conference wltti Lord SalNoury
la London this afternoon concerning theex
ecutlon of the British trader Stockes. who
was- hanged in the Congo country by order
of Capt. Loinatre, a Belgian officer.
Deatli of H Daughter of Nctil Iovv.
Lancaster, N II.. De-c 7 Mrn. Louise
Dow Benton, widowof i'X-Congre3!uaji Ja
cob Benton, and daughter of Qcn- Ncal
Dow, of Portland, Me.,ullat her boniehere
this morning, from the effects of an opera
tion Tor the removal of a cancer. Mrs. Ben
ton was 02 years of age.
New Chinese Hallroad.
Pckln. Dec. 7. An Imperial edict has
been Issued ordering the construction of a
double-track railway between Pekln and
Tien Tain, a distance of sewnty-twn miles.
The rails ueeel will weigh eighty-five
pounds to the yard, and the cost of con
struction will be 3,000,000 taehi about
The LlKe Has Never Been Altemnt!d
The Misfit Clothing Farior. 40T Seventh'
Btre-et northwest, will sell today fine custom-made
overcoats of the latest cuts and
shades at SS, none of which were made to
order for less than 520. Don't miss this
chance. These bargains are nnequalled.
and probablv never again to be had.
We are selling $25 custom-made suits or
overcoats at $10: $30 custom-made suits
or overcoats at $12; S35 custom-made suits
or overcoats at $15:540 custom-made suits
or overcoats at $18: pants made to order
for $4 and $5 at $2.50.
Chew Mint Julep Gum.
m um BiDDiss
Contest Is on for the Republi
BIG MONEY IS OFFERED
Tuesday- Next tlie National Commit
teo Will Decide tlio Flgnt Bl
Lobbies Are Hero From All tho
Caudldutca and Wushlngton TVIU
Work to Get the Honor.
fecven clue's will contest for the toaoi
or entertaining within their llnuta tt
national Republican convention of 18S0
The prize will be awarded by the na
tional committee at its meetlns la the
Arlington Hotel in this city next Tuesday
A preliminary metiiDg of the executive
committee or the uai.onal committee will
be held Monday night, at which the de
tails of Tuesday's sessions will be nrran-ed.
Beside selecting a convention city the
'"",""u i" nave lu dispose of the reso
lution introduced by Henry C. Payne of
Wisconsin aud seconded by W. M. HaHn
or Ohio for a change in the basis of repre
sentation in the convention, irom the uroi
trary one now existing to one propor
tioned to the Republican vote cast lor
I resident at the last preceding election.
It has been discussed in the committee
and no action taken. It Is likely that It
will bo reterre-d by the committee to the
convention without recommendation. The
candidates for designation as the conven
tion city are San Francisco, Salt Lake;
Minneapolis, Chicago, bt. Louis, Pitt
burg and New Tort.
IN A RECEPTION MOOD.
Washington, while; not a candidate In
the sense that the others are, will hold
Itself In a reception mood, to take thai
honor In case tlie eoojiuutev nuds it neces
sary thereby to escape a deadkicfc- That the
committee may not altogether overlook
this fact a committee of the Board of
Trade and other prominent citizens will
attend the meeting of the national com
mittee. San Francisco Is most In evidence la
the preliminaries to the contest. The
movement to take the convention to that
city was actively begun several weeks
ago, and has been managed with much
activity and ability.
The Pae-iric coast city has several serliwn
objections to overcome chief among tbes
are the allegations that the telegraph ser
vice would be in-ufficlent; that the dif
ference of three hours time between the
Pacific nnd Atlantic coasts would Inter
fere with satisfae tory service to the Eastern
ncwspipers, and the great expenditure
of time and money necessary to mako the
trip from Us-MIssourl points.
A committee was appointed to come ta
Continued on Second Page.
"Stands on Its Own Merltd."
The other day a group of ladles were dis
cussing tho merits of various bakerica, and
one lit them remarked to the other:
"I always insist upon having Cbas.
Schneider's bread, and never take a sub
stitute. I think it the best bread on tho
market today. I never dream of doing
baking nt home."
This Is the testimony of thousands who
nre using the product of this popular
bakery 413 and 415 I street northwest.
One trial Is convincing proof of its ex
cellence. It stands on its own .merits.
Just now, that the holiday season Is
approaching, and preparations for coming
festivities are in order, 11 Is quite an Item
to be able to do away with baking at
home, and at the same time to be sure of
Chas. Schneider's bread Is adjudged by
all to be equal, and by some, to be superior,
to the home-made article. For sale by all
grocers. Look out for the red, white and
blue label. HOUSEWIFE.
CHERY& CO.. 12TH AND F ST
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