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MEMPHIS, TENN., SATURDAY, MAY 18. 1880.
VOL. XLTX NO. 112
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Beligioua Conventions Being Hold.
The Southern Presbyterians Havo
Another Stormy Day.
The Subjeot of Foreign Missions
Causes an Unseemly Squall.
The Executive Committee Want
Tbs Northern Brother of the Sams Be
lief W 111 Probably Dliouss the Re
vision of tba Westminster
Confession of Faith.
Chattanooga, Teiin., May 17. Tlio
General Assembly of the Southern Tres
bytoriau Church met lu its second day's
session at, 0 o'clock. Committees were
appointed and reports heard. Tlio follow
ing paper, which promises to raise some
serious trouble, was submitted by tlio sec
retory and assistant iccrctury of the Ex
ecutive Comuiittco of tlio Foreign Hoard:
,To the General Assembly, ouuruooJ at Chatta
nooga: TUo undersigned beg leave respectfully
to stiito tliat within tlio past year in the
transaction of business intrusted by tlio
chun:h to the Kxeeutivo Committee on
Foreign Missions, dilllculties of a painful
nature have been created. esjicciully
charges of a serious character, sotuo of
them relating to botli of the undersigned,
others relating only to tlio secretary, havo
been made by the licv. W. U. Murkland.
1). I)., the chuiriimu of tlio executive com
Diittee. IteliKving these chnrges to be
wholly unjust, Hie unJersigiiod would re
spectfully ask of the General Assembly
that an iuvcstigutionof them anil all these
dilllcnltiea bo mude without delay, that
such relief may bo granted as the case may
require. Very respectfully,
M." II. Hopsto.
I. C. U.s kin.
It was announced llint Dr. Murklund
was in tho room, and would speak for the
executive committed. Dr. Houston then
produced the aHlduvit of tlio members of
tlio coiumitteo to show that Dr. Murklund
was not authorized to represent the com
lultteo. Dr. Murklund rose to tnnko an explana
tion. The assembly rcitiscd to hear hiiu,
itml took a recess.
I'ikou reassembling tho clerk rend tho
reHirt of tho Committee on Conference of
the Northern and Southern General
Assemblies, on co-operation in church
work. Tlio committee of thirteen, of
which 51. P. Ilogue, D.D., was chairman,
appointed by the Southern Assembly, met
the coininitleo of Northern Church in a
cooferunco at New York City, leceinber
i!Mh Irrst, ainl again at Atlanta, April 17.
They formulated an extended report re
viewing the past relation of the two
churches and their co operation in mission
w oik and evangelism. Alter referring to
the causes which led to the rupture of tho
two orgsnir-itious, the joint comuiittco
agn-cd to submit to tlio two assemblies tlio
follow ing recommendation as part of the
lai for union of the two bixlii s:
'litis joint committee, waiving the con
sideration of these ditlerences licrvtoforo
stated, agree to recommend to tho two
1. That the relations of tbft colored
people ill tho two churches be allowed to
reniuiii In Ntulu (pin, Murk among them
to proceed on the sane lines as heretofore.
That all proer aid, comfort and
rucnuragcineiit in spirit of kindly
(iiriht.au brolhei hood and confidence
(hull Ito extended by each church to the
educational and evangelizing cllort of tho
other for the colored rsco, with a view to
the encouragement of every laudablo
cir rt to this end, on both sides.
X The schools and clttirvhi-, under tho
care of the Hoard of Missions, for the frecd-
man.and corresis-indiiig work, undertakeu
by the Southern Asscmhy, especially it
theological instiiuto lor tho education of
colored ministers, shall bu hcnriily rivum.
inendeil to the givers of our rcH-clivo
churclies for aid, a mutually concerned
in the same great iniMsiuimrv work for tlio
glory of God and tho blessing ol our com
4. As to co-operation in matter of pu'
licalion, the committee roort that'such
co-operation is already secured U'lwecn
tho business departments ol tho Commit
tee of 1'ulilication, at Kichinond, and the
Jaiunl ol Publication, at Philadelphia.
It would seem that wo reached Ihn limits
of cvoiKtrationso far as publication is c m-
cerne.l. Wo make noreoit with regard to
cn-opcntlion in educational Institutions, as
that qm-stion is comprehended in tho larger
one oi mo cvangciinuuon ui mo coiorcu
iteoplo and will no doubt be controlled bv
tho decisions of our general assemblies in
relation to that icreat interest. It only re
main to add Unit the discussions which
preceded tho adoption of the loregoing
report, both in the cliy of Now York and
Atlanta, were cnaracteriam uy ireeiiom,
frank nesi and cntiio courtesy. Iu the in
dcncnlcnt expression of conscientious con
victions of oiiiU where ditlerences of
opinion prevailed, tliero waa not a word
Uttered which waaiucousiutciit with Chris
tian concord. With a singlo desire to as
certain w hat was truo in order to do what
was right, brethren composing the com
mittees of tho two assemble- held their
protracted conferences in htimblo dciirnd
i-nco on the wisdom which comes from
above and which is prolltable to direct,
11 v voto of 74 to fill tho Assembly con
eluded to rint and holJ over tho report
fur further discussion.
Afleroxtended and animated discussion,
five minutes time was granted Dr. W. U
Murklund, of llaltiiuore, pres.dcut of tho
Executive Coinmittiw o:t 1-orcigii Mission,
to make an explanation In regnid to the
charge inado by Drs. HouhIou and Iian
kin. lie produced a letter from tho mom
bent of the Executive Couimittcs njuest
Inir hiiu to attend tho assembly, lie said
h was astonished when he learned thai
Measra. Houston and Itankin had gone
trotyid aud gotten ui the paper presented
i tho aMH Uibly. lie said the ditlicullv
between Houston and himself arose, to
great extent, over the question of whether
tlio rulings of tho Now Testament should
control in mission work. The SL Louis
nd Cultimore Assemblies bad heard the
matter and decided in bis favor. If it hud
to como up again he wanted the whole
A rusotutlou providing (or such an lu
Yveiimition was tabled.
A telrgrsin of salutation was received
frjm the Northern I'rtsbytnrian AsM'iubly
In session at New lork. A motion to sp
roint a committee tondjnst the diiTerenceu
between tho Northern Carolina synod nud
the Mecklenburg Presbytery was adopted.
THK OtM:itAI. AMSLml.Y.
Proposition to Kevlve llie Weslinluster
lonreaslou ol 1'nllli May Come I' p.
New YortK, May 17. Moderator Kob-
erts called the second day's session of the
Ircsbyturiau General Assembly to order
shortly after 0 o'clock this morning. Tlio
church was but partly filled w ith delegates
at the tune.
The flrt half hour was -spent in a serv
ice of song and prayer. Then the busi
ness session begun. The old rules for the
govoruinentof the Assembly were adopted.
T. Duthold, D.D., of Now llrunswick,
extended an invitation to the Assembly
from I'rinceton College and Seminary to
visit that place a week from next Saturday.
'llie invitation was accepted, and on that
day the session of the Assembly will close
at 11 o'clock.
The moderator then announced tho
standing committees for the sesnion.
Upon tho Invitation of the Uuion Theo
logical Seminary tho assembly will vinit
that institution immediately upon adjourn
ment on Mouday. The rejiort of the com
mittee on extiuet churches was then read.
In the opinion of this committee a "church
property committee" should be appointed
to whoui a'.l caios of defunct churches
should bo referred. The report was
Tho llov. Dr. Norri. tlio chairman of
the educational committee, read the report
ol that committee. The report showad
that at present there were more than otsj
churches with a membership of from ono
to twenty live mciuucrs without pastors
because of lack of funds. This lack of
ministerial help, tho report said, was a
serious (piestiou and one that should Iks
sipuirely met. Tho rate of dissolution was
lust yeur M per cent., the largest lit
the hUtory . of the I'rinhylerian
church. The cuuso of tho dissolution
(hough, perhaps, due to tho Uligratory
halms of the p-.-ople, is principally to be
attributed to tlio .Deed of luon-y. Tho
chairman said that work among tho col
ored population needed attention which it
would be wiso to give it. lite constant
diminution of the ministerial force bv
reason ol old ago and disease also reipiired
attention. lu conclusion hu saiil the
church must have paid and ordained min
isters to meet this growing demand lor
ministerial a.d. It was vital to church
inicrestsuud required prompt and vigorous
Then Col. El.iolt F. Shepard rend the
report of tho C'ommi t e on tMhluth Ob
servation. In it he found several subjects
(or congratulation, aniongthein tho closing
of the lupior saloons iitCimiuuuti, and llie
deeieaso in the circulation of Nihility
licupacra. Tho committee had iil.o in
View tlio stoppago of the traiiHKirtation of
mails on Sundays and the decrease of
iiiterelate tr.iliic. Col. Slicpard recoin
mended the plan of the American Sabbath
Union for currying out llie.-e things.
A motion was made and carried to the
ellit-t that tho rc,ri bj printed, when Dr.
Ahiwiu, of Allegheny, l'u., rulle I tho ui
leulion ol tho lie-etiiigto sstuteuieiit made
to hiiu by a Cincinnati minister who was
not a commissioner, and then-lore was not
allowed lo talk hims' lf. Tho statement
was that at the lute les t ion in Cincinnati
Mr. Munby raid ho would not enforce the
law closing saloons on Sund.ns, and he
was elected mayor on that issue, so that
the saloons there were open every day.
Col Miepard said ho was unaware, of
that, and he agreed to strike the rcf-Tcix-i
to iMbhnth obscivuuceiu Cincinnati out of
The Kuv. Joreph Y. Smith, of Haiti
more, read a report on co-ojieratiou in
missionary work home and foreign, pul-
I, cations, aud the education of freed men.
'I he rcKrt of the SH'ciul Committee on
Missions, submitted by Dr. Charles A.
Dickey, of Philadelphia, recommended
that the Hoard of Mi-sions for I reedinen,
as now coiistitiited an 1 located, Ito con
tinued; that it should control tho entire
work among thefn-ediuell and not deK iid
uMin tho constitution of tho church to
other hoards, but that if assistance bo
needed its aptxMl should be np.iroved of.
The Hoard of Home Missions and Hoard
of Missions for Freed men were recom
mended to coufcr at least once a year on
siuisxtion of mutual interest.
Tho resirt was approved.
At thu afieriitsm iH-ssion, tlio Hev. J. F.
Smith roniinuil bispii)K'roii "I'nion in
Mission Work With the Southern Church.
Ho prefaced hi remark by Miinlinir out
the m-cersiiy of cvungclixing the colored
(xirlion of tho population, and raid that
the Southern church tveovuixed that the
status of the colored coplo was lliesime
as that of the while iieoplo. Tho negroes,
Mr. Smith said, look forward for a separ
ate African church. That mv come
altout, said the sH-uker, "while tfie ques
tion of organic uuion InMwccn tho church
in the North and In the fHiulh lies In alicy
anee." We must content ourselves in
uniting on less important questions.
Juditu Sam U Hrecklnndge, of SL Ixm's,
presented a minority reort, stnting that
nothing hist than organic union between
ImiiIi churclui would prove sntislaclory.
Hoth reort will be printed and laid be
foro tho assembly.
At this point iu tho proceeding a man
Jumped up front one of the front IhuicIksi
and, standing in the middle aisle and
shaking his list in the air, yelled: "Men
and brethren, yon are slave, you are stu-
belled with the opiate of tho world's "
w'Tut him out, veiled score of voices;
"(let a policeman, shouted Dr. Crosby.
Hut tho man continued lo yell and beat
the air wiih I is II its, mid some ono thought
fully began to sing "Old Hundred to
drown his voico.
Mr. Isaac MeNalr, of Ft. ran!, however,
rnught tho crank by tho neck id hustled
him out on a double-quick. He threw
tracts about him as he was leaving the
chiirrh signed by "S. L. Hickcy, Stution
II, Hrooklyn," this being presumably his
Dr. Dick ey'a repot t of (he special com
tnlttisj on the Hoard of Missions fur Freed
men was then discussed.
Dr. T. 8. Hamlin, of Washington, pro
tested against its adoption by tho assembly
on i ho grounu that mo v ashington synod
bad volunteered information to tho com
mittee while they were compiling their
report, which information they reluscd to
lbs report was finally adopted with the
exception of that clause which gives the
further management of the questions to
the Hoard ol Missions for Frecdmen, aad
this will be lurtiior discussed on Monday.
Uvlslea of llie WMimlnLtor F.llh.
Nxw Yohk, May 17. Tho proposal to
revise the Westminister confession of faith
i to come formally before the . General
Assembly, now silting in this city. What
action, if nuy, will be Ukeu lu the matter
it is impossible tofiredict, though tho most
iiauiy oiucome is a relereneo i ( tho ques
tion to a committee or to tho Vresbyteries
for report at somo future time. There are
those who discern tho orobabilitv of an
exciting debato in tho assembly w hen tho
proposal comes up in the order ol busi
ness, while others expect that the whole
matter will be either dropped or deferred
in a committee, room, mid that so there
will ho no airing of diU'ereneea iu public.
nr. c. K ihouiiison. the retiring modera
tor, in the course of his sermon yesterday,
made tho following reference to tlio
'1'erhiiin a wo were railed unon to
maku a statement of doctrine n.laoted to
meet tho battle front of today, w would
prolltably dismount soma artillery that
has been used to delend tho louieal rela
tions of liod's thought and purpose! in a
pint eternity and carry it around to that
side of tho fortress where tho very ground
shakes with the combined assault upon
Hod's living personality and bis living eo
lations to tho universe today, l'roittahly,
perhaps, now we miudit also "out additional
emphasis on the word tiod, as an 'infalli
ble rule of fait h and prueticu on the di
vine person of the redeemer, and the ac
countability of man to his judgment throne
on salvation by grace alone, on a spiritual
kingdom on earth, on which all men are
brethren and on that duality of character
heio which Is the basis of Clod's moral
government hereafter. These doctrines
in somo phase or other, are in the arena of
debate today aui will occupy it well if we
dellno them sharply and hold them
The Rer.trine.1 f ratbrlerlnm.
riTTsiu no, Ha., M iy 17. Thoro Is a
strong probability that tho two factions of
the Reformed Presbyterian Church, known
as tho "Synod" and thu "General Svnod,"
will be reunited after a scpirution of fifty-
six years. A committee o( threo mouther
of each synod bus bad several conferences.
A number of schemes have been siiiwstcd
to bury the hatchet and restore eaee and
harmony w ithin tho folds. There is a
ftrong undercurrent developing nmongthe
younger memhers ol tno Ueneral ynoil,
or "tlie Old Covenanters," as thev aro somo-
times culled. Ill IKVi tho Itcformcd l'res
livterian Chureli split at a meeting held in
riulailelpliia. lheseceduni.or livenanters.
would not allow their men to vote upon
any questions relating to the Suite or na
tional Government. The general svnod
took tho opiimiio view, mi J said it ws a
duty they owed lo their Stale and chureli
to lake part in all election. Some of tho
covenanter now want lo vote iiihui the
piohiliilorv amendment, claiming that It
is a rightcou cause. For this reason some
of them wontd like to come buck to the
fold again. Their reason lor not voting is
Unit God i not in the Constitution of tho
Ilspllsl Home NImIos 'OMrnllon.
Hoston, Mass., May 17. The liltv-
seventh annual meeting of tho American
Homo Mission Society was begun this fore
noon. Ill i linn. Nelson Htake, of t hi-
sago, delivered the oiieuiiig address and
tho usual committees were appointed
The report of tho Execnli vo Committee
was rvuil oy the J.ev. LI. K. Aloorhouse,
ol New York. It states that the past year
show the largest numlier of niiioiiariiw
ever under upiHiiutuirnt. Haptists num
bered Xiil'l. There aro now U.uki.iksI
Hiptista in this country. The sot iclv's
mission work has been condlleled in (oily
live Mute and Territories nil I in Ontario,
Maniloba, Alaska aud three Stutes of the
llie whole number o laturers suntsirted
ha been "'.XI, U-ing lorty seven more than
last year. Thu society aids in the inaiii
len.inee of twenty ssdiooU for colon-d peo
ple snd the Indians. Tlioro aro several
lav ss'hools uiaoiig i ho Cliinese, also two
in t'tuli uud live in Mexico.
The rviKirt of tho treasurer showed that
i:!7j,:'M had been reivived during the
vcur an 1 that tho total extx-ndilun'S were
(I'M, .').. Tho n port was adopted.
The I lev. II. I- VYuyiund. of I'hlladel.
tdiia, oHi-n-d a resolution "rii il great re
ligious destitution prevail among the
nunv of the I ui.ed Nates, and an el Tort is
being made to rnlurgo ami improve the
chaplaincy, th.it every sst may bu pro
vided witu a vigorous minister ol tho
'itc lvcd. That a commiltroof threo to
apHinted lo act in sympathy wild re pre
seuiulives of other religious ttodies in seek
ing lo promote this objes'L"
Ito I mltnt tlrrltorrn.
YonK, I'a., May 17. At the morning
scMsiun of the General Conference of tho
United Hrethreu Church Hishop N. Csistle
presided. Thu following general ollWa
wero elected: Tho He v. Daniel Herg'-r,
D.D.. Davton. to be editor of Sunday
Shoot literature; the lie v. J. W. Liter,
l'bauoii, I'a., to be editor ol the .Vie
(Voin-.'t Uiuirttr'y and assist. in I editor
hunday si IiimiI literature; the Hoy. Win.
.Mittcmlorl, lulliuiore, eililor ol iiermsu
literature; tho Key. It. F. llosilh. Day ton.
O., missionary mm relary, and , McKee,
Dayton, ., re-elis teil missionary treasurer.
Uaale City Captures tbo
Spst lsl I'.li h lo The Aps.L
I'.iiiMisoiisu, Ala., May 17 Hirming-
bum hat captured tho State Farmers' Alli
ance Exchange; tho director uiado known
their decision this morning. Florence
came next, then N-tuia, then Anuiston
and Montgomery. Hirminghain contrib
uted a boo ds it lu In tho center of lbs city
and about f 100,000 in money and manu
facturing proH'rty. Selma ollercd ten
acre ami .mi,ow, juontgomcry ouu-oj
i.tn.LKK) in real rsbite. Florenea made tho
best bid of all, but was too fur from the
center of the Slate. The Alhsneo will
erect a bsndsomo t xchango building at
once and before very long a cotton coin-
press and cotton seed oilmill.
bursts) Wlltt laniBiilelilo.
SfxvUl Mkb U Tli Api-esl.
Corrsxviu.c, Mia., May 17. lannio
Williams, a mulatto of alioot eighteen
years of age, and John Vs illiams, s little
negro youth ten years old, were brought
Into town yesterday and confined In the
county Jail on tho charge ol muMcr in the
first degree. The crime with w hich they
are charged is peculiarly horrible In
February tho woman gave birth to a child,
and Tuesday morning she and the boy
tneulionod startled their colored neighbor
by announcing that the babe bad died
w uhsposin. Several of tba women went
over to ssit la pm-tring the child lor
burial, wbcll Ihey discovered that it bad
been choked, beat and bruised to death,
Tba woman and boy wore immediately
arrested and bound over to the Circuit
(Vturt wiibnut bail. The n sires aeetui
tw.rf.dlv indifferent and siionds her lime
in dsocing jig snd talking with the other
prisoners couuneu ia jsiu
A Memphis FavoritoWins aFastKico
Canteen, a 30 to 1 Shot, Makes the
Derby Poolroom Tlrod.
Hanover Itodeems Kimsolf by Win
ninj Easily In BuiCt Timo.
Inspeo'or B Lands Iho Monoy for
His Backer.! at Long Odds.
The Beverwyck 8tnble Earns Two Brack
eta at Louisville Charley Dohei ty'a
Catallua Again Win at West
Bide Park, Chicago.
Yesterday-was a field day for local turf
aiH'culators, Stoney Montgomery, a fl to
1 shot, won the handicap id Ixmisvillo and
was henvily backed here, snd when tho
resu'.t was announced a yell went up that
fully attested how popular the young vice
president of the Jockey Hub is. The
Derby poolroom was bit hard yesterday,
Clinton's victory at Hrnoklyn costing the
proprietor about $300, and proving that
Memphis turf cranks an rather fly. There
were fifteen starteis, all untried two-year-olds.
. The track's odds rungod
from 0 to 1 lo 30 to 1. The boys
saw r)0 to 1 posted against Canteen, and
they reasoned, "It's no thirty to ono that
any untried two year old colt w in a half
mile race," so they plunged on Cunhvii
and backed him down to 10 to 1. The
money went in on biiu jn sums of $1 and
(2, aud them must liavelieen from lifteen
to twenty tickets sold at the long odds.
Well, Canteen joined out iu the lead,
wits never headed ami won in a big gallop
in slow time, and all th "pikers" in tho
poolroom won from $.V) lo god on tho
play. Mr. Heiinctt took bis medicine like
a little man, but he tins more experience
uow tbuu be had yeslenlny.
AT I.OI INVII.I.I-.
lri-y Honlxoinrrir Xmltrs Kilting
la l.ailUlllp-Tu4lS. oalliia;.
l.ot isvii.ir, Ky., May 17. With flue
weather there was a good crowd at the
races today. The weathur was dry and
excellent. The feature wis the defeat of
the favorites in tbo first threo racea.
First trace Selling, $4dlle all agist; seven
furlong. Stutter and odds: Ed Hutu
tiO, Finnegun; Neva C 10, K Jones; Cuta
way II. P7, Stevcuwm, 3 to I; 1'robu W,
Hrittou; Jim Navo V. Fox; Charles lrH'd
101, Uuy; Hcns.ni 101, AMimi; Keevtna 110,
I tar lies, b to 'J; Vanjimrt 111', Sodcn; lied
letter KKI, SlepM, 4 In I; Heltie I. lOtl,
Thore; Finality lut, Ik 'is; 11 iiiulo King
Ksl, I jkie; l.iuio L Mil, mval; balance 7
to 1 and 4(1 to 1. ( astv.y II. won, 1s t-
tin 1. m coiid, Finality third. Tiiiie-i :t().
Second U ico lliiniiyine.idn stskrs; two-year-olds;
$0 entrance, $l,0j: added;
llitco-qutirlcrs of a lulle. Starlets and
0 Ids: Mary Mullov W, Stoval, H In I;
(r. W. 11.1, Mollis 12 to I; Stmier Cald
well IIS, Tarsi, 5 to I; Avondalo lis,
1 alines, 5 lo -'; I'enn P. l.'l, Eikie, pon.
With a f iir start G. W. cot oil" first, Cald
well second, I'enn I', thiid. At the half
Avondalo had drawn lo tho front, Cald
well holding second place and I'enn I'.
third. In tho stretch Avondalo aud Cald
well were racing bard for IL They l amu
under the wire Starter Caldwell winning
bv a bead, Mary Malloy third, four length
bark. Tunc I. HI.
Third it.ice iN-pism' Clothing-1 louse
handicap, sweepstakes, all ages, onu and
nnc-aixteciilli mile. Starter sod odd
Hairy Glenn lot), Donahue. S to 6; May-
lap. to, hoden, K' to 1; Shuiey Moiitiromery
lisl, Motialiuii, s) lo l; IK si use isj, lisy, VI
lo 1; l. irly Dawn U, F. Jooes, 6 lo 1.
Stoney Montgomery won by a length, Ho-
i-liiso sssrsiml, two tcngtlis iiliesu ol tilcnn.
Fourth Ituee 1'iirse (400. penalties and
allowams-s, ono mile. Starter and odd:
kale MiilonoWI. I'orter, Id to I; Chandler
!!, Fox, IU to 1; Gardner Isk Himes, H to
ft; I'lilucky tsL Finnegun, 4 lo A. In a
rattling llnisli with Gardner, t'nlueky
won by a now, Kale Mslon third by six
letigtb. Time 1:44.
Fifth ireo Owuer handicap aweeii-
stake for Is alen horse, t- each and (loo
added, thn-e year olds and upward; n
(iirlnng. Starler and o-I.U: t lay Stock
ton NO, Stevenson, U In pr, I'ratber 87,
Freeman. 7 lo I; Hub in Vo, I tames, 2 lo 1;
McDowell (i7, Fox, 3 lo 1. ( lay Mockton
won easily by threo lengths, Mclowcll
second, Kobin tbinl. Time I: l.
ssTKiis amu rooi.iso ros TOIIAV.
Following are the rutries and poolings
for today's rart:
rint ItaiV'lUuitl'wn. On mil. All ass:
Vsliiaiilv lis. n. lonely no isj: Tvuwli) uu,
IV l r.ilm.wi, !(-. W.rnon V?. s
Hr-Oll-I llmv-Krnliirlll hah.llrwK, On and
snr I.miAii will. All am' KuU-a II''. It MiiiiI
lc lln. Irlni lb n II o. Hriwhls llAi
t'K MrMttsllalit ., li nn.siT li, U
Tlilnl ii-srii nli h.ni . niilir M-lllnr all
am liro IU, t'K lin.lin :iv ! Hi, IPs Llule B
lul. IIS. A inn. A l"s Oui fnt, Is
Inlirlh Itaio-lloMli.rSiOul a mile; arllhif.
T-uIist W.. Kr. I lfl I. VS. tl; Waller II ',0. ,.
I liarla IUiskI 17, f-i UuulU awtaf M, Waa U loft,
Mesalla al Ctravea4.
Nxw Yonx, May 17. Il was dellghlful
racing weather al Gravesend this after
noon. The sky wss clear and the air was
warm and pleasant. The brccsos, how
ever, blew up cool frtiio tbo ocean. The
track was in most excellent condition.
First lUce Sevencightln of a mile.
Starters: Hanover, Fjlian,llo and Guar
antee. Hanover won in 1.21, Guarautee
second, Eolian third,
Kecond IUce One rollo. Plarlora:
Hurch, lUllston. Hells H, Fllxroy, Now or
Never, Frank Ward aad Joe 'Hull
stun won In 1:40, Frank Ward second, Joe
Third Itsce-rivo rlchthl of S trllo.
Plartenr Osnne, tSir William, John At
wood, May (Jneen, St. Jaiuci, Insight,
IlronM and Itlue, Onward, Hlackburn,
Hay W. St James won in 1.0.'), Hlack
burn aecond, Onward third.
Fourth lluco One snd one-eighth of
mile. Starter Marauder, Iiisjcetor U,
Tea Tray, Ikillnda. Gallu !". Hfolher
Han. Inspector U won In bb, Hulinda
second, Marauder third.
Fifth lUce-IUlf a mfle. Stsrters: Pen
cflt, Elkton, Prince Howard, I htrord.Tor
menhir. Canteen, I larriion, U'' 1'clbain,
tnadaga, I'hiebe, Cans, IVrvrrsitr, Sun
biakle Weilaud lllly, Mumlu Ik I'auton
won In 0:50,rrineo Howard second, lTuebo
Sixth r.aro Tlircp-ouartein of a mile.
Starters: Marsh Uedon, Vallev Stream,
America, Komp, Tlitirinaliue, liipton, Ku
bellion, Gono Away, Little Harefoot, Eq
uity, Deception, Nellie It. Tourmaline,
won in 1:15. Little Harefoot second. Komn
II Mini. Them Hump i hpinarl vr.
Hkh'Is1 iuu'li to l lie Aptsnl.
HiKMiNoiiAM, Aln., May 17. It was re
ported on the streets this morning that the
Jockey Club hud gono to the wall. Col.
Jackson, tho presideut, resigned, nud an
nounced that be did so because only jl",-
000 of the $:IO,000 necessary (o complete
tho grounds bad been subscribed. This
frightened some of tho business men and
they went lo work w it li a will and secured
thu other f.'O.lHK) ft oui the banks lieforo
night. Thu bunks accepted llie iimouul iu
linst mortgage bonds. This information
comes from a prominent stockholder iu
tho club. Twenty thousand dollars in
irises has been guaranteed the Stute fair
y the Chamber of Commerce.
I'robnble Winner. Toilnj,
Flral llare-Rc Prllt, Itprinanls.
HeeiMiil luru-swifl. Ik-It I'i'r.
Tlunl It lev -II teairiiia. l it II Servleo.
I'liiirin Itaiss-Uitiiriins'i. -.. rua.
Hllli IUiv-1 rlstul, Ituliy I.ii)hI.
PUIU lUvu Yoiiiik Iniku, lalllit.
Flnl P.sre-Vnl untile. I'miustjr.
Tlilnl llsiv lliilitr. Tenacity.
Kont'li KniV Miuvn, llt.. lnhl.
Flub li-Tiiilor, Ikiulu Ik i.u.
KX-TRCABURBR THOMAS SUED
For Allowing an Insurance Company a
License to do Business.
FiKvlnl l)iKitrh lo Th Apis-sl.
Nasiiviixr, Tenn., May 17. Hills have
lieon Hied in tho Davidson County Chan
cery Court by seven residents of Davidson,
Hutherford, Oveilon and Sullivan Csuiu
lies against A tba Thomas, ex-Suite In
suriineo Commissioner, and his bondsmen
to recover Iowmsi siistiiiuod by fire and
covered by Hilicie in the Northwestern
Mutual Insurance Company, of Wahpeton,
Dak., now Insolvent Mr. Thomas, when
eleclesl Stale Treasurer two years ago, also
U'CHinu ex-ollicio Insurance Commis
sioner. Tho Northwestern Mutual Insur
ance Company, of 'iihHdoii, applied to
hiiu for a license, which ws grained un
der an ngn-ement, a alleged iu tho bills,
that tlio license would not bo renewed un
less the company was reorganised and thu
requirements of the law complied wit'i.
The complainants charge (hut thu
license was issued liotwilhsluinling
the statement of the company showed
that it was such a company as the law pro
hibited. It is further. luted that the com
pluiiiants look out policies In the com
pany, which was subsequently refused u
renewal ol lis license. lh pioM rlyol the
complainants being burned, Ihey pre
lemed judgment against the company,
but com. I inittMlhs-t them Imtiium ol the
Insolvency ol Hut coriMiialion. 'I hey there-
lor blilig suit ngilusl Mr. Thomas nud
bi Ixin.hsiueu. The total amount involved
' TOUNQ UKiaANOS
Amuse Tbemjelves by Ktlllnr Comradaa
CiiH'Ar.n, III., May 17. Frank .'nsiuski,
a-ed sixteen, stepped out in ft out of In
father' saloon lust night with unllo in bis
giasp. Glancing down the street lie saw
Fniuk Fl low ski, a hid of hi own ago, ami
an acquaintance standing in the (run I ihhir
of hi home. Jasiu.ki raised the rille,
took delilier.ite aim and fired. Kiowskl
fell, the ball having passed through bis
Ixsiy two luetic slsivo the heiut Jusinski
then cnoly tisik aim end llred al another
acqiialutauce, Mike Mcka, who stood at
the front door of hi bo.ne, IOJ fis'l away,
and Meka fell lo (ho ground, tho ball hav
ing entered six Inches Im-Iuw the left
boulder blade. Jssinski escape I. Ki
nwsk'a wound is filial, but Meka' injury
i not considered serious. Jusinski Imi
longs to tho sumo "gang" with young
Kubcrowikl, who, without provisaiioa,
shot a lad named Triner lust Sunday night.
Jssinski had gathered In his room a "Wild
West" out III, Including knivtsi and revol
vers, as well as a lot ol limb literature.
A VEUT FIN CO-UENTARY.
Tbo Ilrutal BU'.o of Air.tra at lb Cook
County insane Asylum.
Ciiicaoo, HI., May 17. Tho Investiga
tion Into the condition f tho Insane asy
lum by Judge I'iciidcrg.ist in llie County
Cuuilloday, one of the atlehdiiul ad
mitted that, under a former administra
tion, ono of the patients wss Is-aton to
death by another patient confined in llie
same room. Dr. Noble, a meuilNr of the
medical stuff, confessed lmt nearly '.V)
patients wero confided lo bis care snd thai
the large proportion of In work was lu
trrsting Wound res-el ved In fights U-iween
patients. Another witness lisitilled that
the attendant were apxnnted on ns-oin-inelidalioii
by County Commissioner and
that Ihelr aiiMilntmenta were mil based on
Illness for the work, but because they bad
a political "pull." The conse pn ncc waa
that many of the attendants were wholly
Kills II In. UesNiass II llenoanresl Her.
Loi isvii.i.k, Ky., May 17. Mis Mary
WoodU-rry, a Cincinnati artist and Run
day school tiachor, was tried today in the
Holies Court for shooting Henry Menko
on the street last evening. They were en
gaged to be married, but three week ago
Menko left Cincinnati and she lis been
hunting him several days. Sho found
him last evening and called hi in out of
Ida boarding-house. Ho declined lo
marry her and she shot biiu In the head,
Indicting only a alight wound. She said
in court that Monk had lcen pursuaded
lo leave uor iy a Mr, lain with whom lie
boarded, and who la now here. Menko
asy her con luct was Improper. Ho Is a
lay laboror, aud she lives with her uncle.
Itussell looth, at Corryvillo, a Cincinnati
IM Uianes) Hoally Diet
Ksw Yoac, May 17. Coronor Ievy to
day bold an inquiry In tbs matter of tho
death of Washington Irving Hishop, the
raiud reader, lis examined Dr. J. L
Irwin snd othor surgeons who were pres
ent at the autopsy. Dr. Ferguson, who
made the autopsy, said bs did so at Dr.
Irwin's request lis mads specialty of
autopsies. Ho mads the autoiisy ol Mr.
bishop's body at about 6: 43 o clock run.
r. Irwin said bs thought death bad oc
curred alsout noon. Lawyer Atchiaon.
rtprentins tbs family snd tbs District
Attorney, declared crimo had beem com
mitted. It was a misdemeanor to have
performed tbo autopsy w ithout the Coro
ner's consent, and inaiiKlnughtcr if tho
man wits not dead when tho autopsy was
made. Ho thought that bail should bo
fixed, binding all who were present at tlio
ntitopsy. Dr. Irwin ohjected and tho
Coroner held him, Dr. Iliineo and Dr.
Ferguson in S-VxK) each to await tho iu
tjuest which will lie held next week.
BUTT. HICIlAHDi'S MURDERERS.
They Are Reported to Have Boen Over
taken nni Killed.
Ciiii Aiio, 111., May 17. A dispatch from
Topeka, Ku., sayn that a telegram re
ceived last night by General-Manager Rob
inson states that the posso which is in
pursuit of the two Mexican bandits who
murdered Supt Richards Wednesday at
tho Carthago Mines aud got away with
$7,IKM uf the Santa Fo Company's money
I giving desperate and lint chase. The
posso is made up of tho Sheriff, two depu
ties and six employes ol tho mines. Just
before d.uk last night the two bandits were
almost nveilaken lit thu fool of the mount
ains. The party was near enough to idiont
them, and w ounded one of I ho men
lightly. During the night tho criminals
made their ess-ape.
Two employes of the mines, supposed to
lie accomplices, havo been ai rested. Supt
Kichurds hu l received horn Topeka tlio
large sum of money only an hour before
for thu purpose of paying the employes.
At any other time he would have bad
nothing on haud.
The Marslart-r Hllleil.
Santa Fa, N. M., May 17. A report
reached hero lart night that it was bo
liuved at the Santa F'e minus at Carthago
that tho posse who went in pursuit of tho
murderer of Superintendent Kichards
succeeded ill killing the pair. The poise
returned, but ret used to Hllinu or deny
(hut I ho Mexicans hud liccn shot. Tho
money was not nvovcred, and tlio story is
that it wu buried by the rohhen soon
after thu murder. Tlio body of Miperui
teiidenl Itichards w ill lu soul to i lillcy,
111., where hi laniily live.
llie I'rlurrioK I Irrlrlrnl I'our.
I'uiNciroN, N. J., May 17. According
to an anunuiieemciit made by President
l'attoii tihlay, the new coursti in eieclric.il
engiueeiing which Is lo bo Instituted ut
the beginning of the next collegiate year
will extend over two years. Students
who have passed through tho Junior year
in the mad' inle coins;', Including tiie
elective work iu mathematics, an Istiidcut
who have completed Iho junior year ill the
John C. Green Selnsil of Science, will lie
admitted to the course. Oilier will I
admitted on pacing a satisfactory exam
iu itioii in mathematics, including tiigoii
ometi v, dillereliti.il mid integral calculus,
idiysic (equivalent to the course in col
lege) and the elements ol chemistry. The
course ol instruction will be lull and fn-elv
1 illustrated, both ns respect cleetiieul the-
1 nry and the iipp.ie.aion ol eleclrietty in ttio
Hulu-trle. I liem U iiro inso ol a largo
number of aludetils, a 1'mf. Hrackel, who
will lie at tlio lie.l'l ol llie it p.irlmenl, lins
a.'reu.ly M encl many application.
A Ills I allilro lus.ssrril,
I'li'iri tMi, Me., May 17.-In several
Maine piqn'i n porls havo Inhui published
that a We-tein inveftiiient rompauy nud
bunk are linuiici.illy ciiibairussed, ami that
the sull'ercm aro largely Maine men. In
nil Interview with Mr. It chards, the 1'ott
laud Ailifilin learns that the t'niled Slates
National Hank and Iho l ulled Statist In
vesliueiit Company, ol Atchison, Kss ,
wereoik' unit two year ago by two Maine
men. I lii'V also nig.imxeil the Atchison
Ijind Company, ntul later they formed tlio
l ulleil Males Hank lluililiiig I otnpuuv.
Then one ol lliem put a largo amount of
money into a St. lim. land acheme, Willi
the result tliat Ihn I nili d Ma;es Invest
incut Company, Iho I tilled Male I tank
Ihllldlug I oliipaliy and Ihn Atchison lailld
Comp iiiy are emb.irrasMd. Thesn com
puuie are lo lm consolidated and put un
der a Hew management The l ulled Mules
National Hank of Atchison, however, is
Ibey Aretlesl Iho RrsSnrllon.
I'iiii ir iii itu, I'a., May 17. Thracrepl-
anee of a reduction of Id cents a ton for
milling i-oal by the miner of thu GadiUin
or Moiinlain legion is tanning a gmd deal
of uneasiness on Iho part of the miner of
Iho Clcarll"ld and Hss-ch Creek region.
Lllorls are to I si madit nt once bv the olll-
cetsolN. T. D. I !.i. Knight of l-bor, In
n sloie tho rritn nl iallitxiii aud along the
ra il Gup ItMilrmid, III Older lo i n vent
any Missihiiily of a led.ictiim in Clc.nll.il. I
an I tenter toiinliei. J ho into pu-l lu
lln-sti coiintiie i od is'iil a gio.s Ion, at
(ialli:.n 4o cents and along llio r'll'a Gup
40 cents. 'Iho leading ojr.i'or in thu
Clearfield region me well suti-ficd to pay
the .'Ml cent lute, plovided thu opcruloi
in the oilier region pay as much.
An liMamrlaiil RullMg,
vl.l Pliai II U III A.All.
J Ai ksos, Mini., May 17. In Iho Fed
eral Court tixtay In tno casus of Win.
Irehcr, of llrau Ion, and Mrs. Anui Gue,
of Altalta County, v. the Yiikshurg tk
Meridian It ulrosd for damage lo ihtsoii,
Judge Hill awarded damages of (-',., In
each case, holding that where a lUilroa I
Company otrer IndueemeiiU to passen
ger to ride on height train by having
accommodations for forty passenger and
ciishioiied m-si the company i hshlo for
negligence and that the slnlulo cxempling
from liability, except in gnis negligence,
dis'S not apply. '1 lie plantifl woru n pre
seuled by I ul hiKin and Oreen and the
company by Nugent and McWIIIio.
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A l ire In lllrmlng bsiu.
( 1st PlM0' Il Ul 1 li Apa- il.
Hiumimiiiam, Ala., May 17. A fire
broke out touigbt in some ono-story slore
bouse, on Second avenuo and Twenty
fourth street, which did not cease until
ball of the block bad been destroyed.
Two barrooms, two restaurant and sev
eral junk shops wero consumed. A two
story building adjoining wu badly dam
aged. Iho lo la about lo,WJ, which la
distributed among s dnxeu people. The
property wss well Insurod.
Ik Hermitage llano.
Sports! PIpUb lo The Apiswt
NAsiivu.i.r, Tenn., May 17. Tho board
of trulccl of tho Confederate Soldier'
Home, to be established at the Hermitage,
met today, Col. John M. Taylor presiding.
Murk K CiK-krill waa elected president
and Thomas II. Manny socretary. 1'lans
for tlie management ol the Home were
UiKUed,but no dullults svliun wai taken.
A VILE BRUTE
Takes the Life of Hia Good Wife
And Thon Kills His Miserable Self
In the Presonca of Uor Pupils.
B'.io Taug-ht School and Supported
tho Worthless Our
And Thon Had to Leave Him
Acoount of His Abuo.
Tbe Bloody Crime Is Committed In the
Room of a Public Se'aool In Wash
ington A Panto Almost Pro
dueod Among tbe Children.
Wasiiinoton, May 17. Tho littlo girls
attending the third grade lu tho JelTurson
1'ublic Sclesil building in tho southern
section of this city, were standing in the
aisles of tho schoolroom at 3 o'clock this
afternoon iihoul to bid school lood-bye
until tomorrow, w hen their teacher, Mrs.
Surah E. Allen, was fatally shot in their
presence by bur worthless husband, who
then killed himself. A lieu had been sup
Kil led by the earning of his w ife until
some lime ago wlion she left him ou ac
count of bi dissipated habits and frequent
abuso and v.oleiicu. Ho has annoyed
and threatened her several times
since she rufusod to have any
thing more to do with him and
she had Is-en warned vrry recently lo be
ware of him. This uflcruooii Allen hired
a cub ou 1'ennsylvunia avenue, aud, alter
stopping at a saloon, told the driver he
wanted lo go to llie Jelferson school build
ing. Arrived there, ho ba le the driver
wail (or Hi ui, and immediately went to lbs
room where hi wife tttight, and taking
out his revolver, a small-sied Hrilish bull
dog of thiriy-twi) cuhlier, in the cloak-
room, advanced towurd In wile dek.
The children were the first to see him. and
when they smwed how suirlied (hey were
at his upiH'uraucc, ho culled on them not
to iniike (in v Uol so or hu Would shoot
Mrs. Allen's iittcniioti hid Isvn mean
while uitracied an I sho staried lo move,
but her husbiiuil by this tune was ikji
her and saying: "Now. I've got you w here
1 want you," he llred at close range, the bull
taking i dei I it. tsr the light ci.raud iiis.s.ng
through the head. Hu then turned the
pistol on housed uild illllictcd a fntul
wound, the bulh'l entering llie right tem
ple and pa-sing llirecgli llie l.ra i u. Iho
murdered wife and the suicide (ell together
on Iho schoolroom Ihsir, Ins arm shout
her neck and the revolver lying ou her
cheek. The .turtle I, Inrior-stricken chil
dren id most cn-jlcd a pin c, hul some ol
the loom collected ol tuuin sua'eoib'd in
reaioiing order. I'oUeis and ptiysieiaus
were suuiuioue-1 who did everything rssv
sihle lo make Mr. Allen s last moment
free from p un. Hie lingered only aeini
rsiiisi Ions (i.r some lime, and then pa a.d
aivny. Her iiii-liaii I expired a lew linn
tile nf.er llie Slllval ol liin police.
Mis. Allen' maul -n nam was Johnson.
Her hither, li. W, John-on, in an nll,
well knosii les.deiil ul this city. About
llirteenye.il n;r iiiist (ho advice of
lu r family and l.ieu i, she imirned her
hu-lt.iii't, o.uihl C. Alten, who cuuie
fmiii ( harlot. es ii!e, Yu. Ho wus known
as a wi.rtlin"., in ioieiit le.iuw with no
I rude, but the Woman se -uied I'l Ik iufulil-
nied Willi linn. 1 hu marriage was on un-
ippy on-, and .Mrs. Allen In quenllv said
the only bles-ing resulting from it was llie
lad II. at no ( luldn n were Isirn to them.
Mm was a g nI iciiehcr and was re amed
lu the public schools, notwithstanding her
marriage mi l her liiisbuud drunken and
Vicious butiil. Mio silpjltcd her hus
band until Ins nbn-j bee.nu intolerable,
when she left lilin. He bus oiteii been
sent to iho worklioiin .r vagrancy, and
siniti be c me into Iho p seain:i ol a few
hundreil dol.srs a short linn) ago he lias
la'cn almost conaiaiilly iu thu hand of the
pubis) fur druukeiiuest.
Alsiut a month ago, while Allen waa
Is ing washed wall coal oil in the work
bouse, to rid him of termiti, one of hi
fellow prison rs held a lighted match Dear
him and he wus b.ully lii.rnc.l.
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Uow It Does Not Advano lb Wages of
I'ittsiu'ru, I'., May 17. A notice will
I hi asti-l at Carnegie's Homestead Slecl
riant touiorroM, snuouueiug that s new
sliding scale, ImsciI on the ro lling price of
steel blooms, will go into ('Meet on July I,
al the exp i it.i'ii o( tho Amii'gnmalcsl
sssle. Ilia slated ill the announcement
that tho wale must bo signed for three
years, and nfier I li.it either urty ran
witlnhaw from It upon giving six mouth.'
notice. The scale made up is on the ba
sis of f.T.'s) per Imi lor slitd blismis, with
Ihe niinuiiiiui si 5- j. It will Ins a reduc
tion svenig ng :'0 n r cent., and will lull
iikmI heiuiv on thu higher-priced men,
who will lie cut, iu soiiui instance, Iroiu
iVIlo li I per cent. Ihe new mule ia simi
lar lo Ihe one ill Os'rulioii at the Edgar
Tlioiiipwui plant, ol llie sanin firm,
three I'eoiil linrntHl lo It-aik.
Sr. I-ntia, My 17. While Mrs. Iaiii!i
Palmer was c-siking suiqier in her home
al HiM'kdale, Tex., We liu-Ailay evening,
she dropped a lamp and was immediately
enveloped in flame. She ran from tbs
kilcheii through a bedroom, ill which her
two littlo bovs, aged threo and four year,
were deeping, out into the yard where
her husband wan. The latter attempted
to extinguish the ll.unes but dij not suc
ceed iiiiiiI hi wife wr futully burned.
Hu Ibi il discovered that Ihe house was on
fire and il su I iho two children were con
sumed. Mr. Palmer wui also very badly
A Sevrro Hall rslaruls
Criiss lUi ins, U, Muv 17.-A acvere
tin. (ilv rtwtrrday
morning, doing much damage to skylights
and window. The storm was lbs worst
it,. Li,,. I ii, ui rv.tr n. ite I tin Section.
some of Ihe hud being as largo as beus
egg.. Much damage was cnui en 10 sr-n-bouses.
L'tipnitecte l isnillry wua killed.
and a man named Han lull w knockca
down and stutineiL lh r'ennen sa
lur rust as Do Wilt A Hood oi rain lusting
thro hours accompanied the storm.
I ureal lo ('bill.
I.ixiois, Neb., M iy 17. Patrick Fgan,
Minis! sr 1 1 Chill, left b-re yesterday alter
iiimiii .r New Yoik, wbeu e bs Will sail.