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A Nineteenth Century Romance of Intense in
tsrest, by C. M. a McLeUan, will be published
completo In Sunday's Dispatch. Read It.
GIN A WALKOVER,
The Last of Ex-Governor Ab
bett's Opponents With
draws From the Race.
HE'S TOO SICK TO RUN.
Republicans Delighted and Hoping
to Cany the State.
HOW THE POLITICAL POT IS BOILING
Iowa Republican Declare for Protection
With a String They Don't Favor Pro
tection That Protect! Trntta and Mo
nopolies The Virginia Democratic Con
Tcntlon Checkmate a Mahone More A
Ticket Selected for Strength Alone
New Jersey Republicans Hope to De
feat Abbett With the Aid of the Ball
road. Ex-Governor Leon Abbett, of New Jer
sey, was given a walkover for a nomination
to his former office, yesterday, by the with
drawal of his only opponent. The Demo
crats of Virginia steal a little ot Mahone's
thunder. Iowa Republicans declare for
protection, provided it doesn't protect trusts,
trade conspiracies and monopolies.
rerrciAL telegram to the dispatch, i
Jersey Cirr, N. J., August 15. The
Democratic nomination for Governor of
New Jersey was presented to ex-Governor
Leon Abbett, to-day, by Mr. Edward P. C.
Young, President of the First National
Bank of this city, who was ex-Governor
Abbett's only opponent. The presentation
was made through "William S. Edwards,
who announced, in an authorized interview,
Mr. Young's withdrawal from the canvass,
on account of his health.
"Mr. Young went into the fight," Mr.
Edwards said, "with a determination to
win. Ever since he annonnced himself as a
candidate he has been making every effort
to secure the nomination. Ten or 12 days
ago he was taken sick. Suppuration had
followed the drawing of a tooth, and the
bone of the lower jaw bad begnn to decay.
BLOOD POISONING AVERTED.
"An operation was performed, and Mr.
Young has since been under treatment to
prevent blood poisoning. He has lost eicht
or nine nights' sleep and is greatly reduced
Mr. Young's physician, Dr. Lukins, or
dered him to leave all active business at
once and take a rest of at least three weeks.
Mr. Young went to Spring Lake this after
soon, and will spend the rest of the season
there. It i the first vacation lie has had in
many years. After the doctor advised him
to stop work he felt that it would not be
just to his friends to allow them to work for
his nomination, in view of the fact that he
would probably not be able to make
A PERSONAL CANVASS
for the eleotion it he should get the nomina
tion. He felt that it would not be right to
imperil the success of the party in the State
by undertaking a canvass which his health
would not permit him to carry out. He
held a conference with Senator McPherson,
myself and other friends, and this morning
he determined to withdraw from the contest,
and he authorized me to make this state
ment" The Senator expressed the opinion that
Mr. Young's withdrawal left a clear field
for Mr. Abbett, because it was too late for
anyone else to try for the nomination with
any chance of success.
MAKES MUCH TALK.
It was not intended that the news of Mr.
Young's withdrawal should get out before
to-morrow morning, but it spread through
the city rapidly to-night, and was the theme
of much discussion among politicians. Ab
bctt'sVriends were happy, bat they said
that it wouldn't have made any difference
to the ex-Governor if Mr. Young had stayed
in the race, lor Mr. Abbett would have had
four out of the five delegates, anyway.
Some of Mr. Abbett's friends hinted that
they thought the principal reason for Mr.
Young's withdrawal was not his sickness,
but the absolute impossibility of his securing-the
nomination. In the Young camp
the announcement of the withdrawal
FELL LIKE A THUNDERBOLT.
Many of Mr. Young's friends would not
believe it. They thought that he really
had a fair chance of securing the nomina
tion, and they were getting in recruits every
day, they .said.
The happiest people in the State, how
ever, are the Republicans. Tney want Mr.
Abbett nominated because they have got an
idea that a good strong Republican nomi
nee can beat him. They were afraid of Mr.
Young, because they thought if he were
nominated he would get the support of the
railroads, and that wonld be enough to pull
him through. But with Abbett as the Dem
ocratic nominee, the Republicans think that
their candidate will have the support of the
Mr. Abbett, while Governor, gained the
enmity of every railroad in the State by his
activity in fighting to compel them to pay
taxes, aney nave not lorgotten it, and it is
safe to say that they will put a good deal of
money into the Republican canvass this
year to beat him.
A DOZEN "WANT IT.
The Republican State Convention will
be held on September 17, one week after the
Democratic convention. Who the nominee
will be it is impossible to say at present
There are a dozen men fighting hard for the
honor. Apparently Mayor Frank Mc
Gowan, of Trenton, is in the lead. He is
making a personal canvas of the State by
Assembly districts, and he is gaining
many friends. He has been through
Hudson and Essex and several
other northern counties. He will put
$50,000 cash into the campaign, it is said, if
he gets the nomination, and that with a
railroad fund of many times that amount,
and other contributions that would be made,
would insure at least an interesting fight.
To win against such odds Mr. Abbett wonld
have to work hard.
It was reported in this city to-night, that
what Democratic opposition there is to Mr.
Abbett will unite on Benjamin F. Lee, the
Clerk of the Supreme Court, and will try to
secure the nomination for him. Mr. Lee is
not considered a strong candidate by any of
the leaders. .
PROTECTION Iff IOWA.
The Republican in That State Broaden
the Meaning ef the Term A Got.
ernor and the Foil State Ticket
Placed In Nomination.
DesMoines, Iowa, August 15. The
Republican State Convention was called to
order at 10 o'clock this corning, and the
balloting for Governor was immediately re
sumed. On the twenty-fifth ballot Mr.
Hutchinson received the nomination. The
nomination was followed by wild enthusi
asm, the waving of flags and long-prolonged
cheers. When order was restored each of
the candidates was brought to the conven
tion and made a brier speech.
The convention then balloted for Lieuten
ant Governor with the result that Poyneer
was chosen on the second ballot. The fol
lowing were nominated by acclamation:
Supreme Judge, Josiah Given, of Des
Moines; Superintendent of Education,
Henry Cabin, of Clinton; Railroad Com
missioner, Spencer Smith, of Council Bluffs.
John V. Stone then read the platform as
Resolved, That the Republican party of Iowa,
in convention assembled, congratulates the
country on the restoration ot the party to
power in the Federal Government, we
INDORSE THE ADMINISTRATION
of President Harrison as eminently wise, loyal
and just We favor a liberal construction of
the pension laws, and such farther legislation
as will secure to the old soldier his just dues
from a Government he has faithfully served,
and which lie has enriched by his Bacri&ce.
Second That we demand of Congress the
protection of American industry when it does
not fostor trusts or trade conspiracy, and we
demand the same protection for farm products
that is Riven to the products of the labor of
Third That we reaffirm the principle and
policy of State railway regulation. We favor
maintaining equality among all localities and
individuals, and we oppose the granting of
favor to one class of citizens denied the others,
and. should experience demonstrate the neces
sity, we favor such changes in the law as should
be made in the interests of right and justice to
all. We urge upon Congress the absolute pre
vention ot rebates, discriminations on railways
that foster monopolies and prevent competi
tion. Fourth That it is the duty ot the State and
Federal Governments to enact and execute
laws to punish trade conspiracies, trusts and
combines designed to limit the production of
the necessaries of life, unnaturally disturbed,
raise prices and interfere with tbe natural
course of trade, and which injuriously divert
trade and traffic from the cities and towns of
Iowa to commercial centers outside of our
A PROHIBITION PARTY.
Fifth That we reaffirm the past utterances
of the Republican party of Iowa upon prohibi
tion, which has become tbe settled policy of
the' State, and upon which there should be no
backward step. We stand fortho complete
enforcement of the law.
Sixth That we extend a hearty welcome to
the four new States which have been so long
knocking at the door of the Union, and we con
gratulate them upon Republican success,
whereby their admission into the sisterhood of
States was so happily achieved.
Seventh That we deplore the loss of life on
our railways and the dangers attending so many
of our citizens engaged in railway employment,
and we urge upon tne Legislature to take snch
practical steps as will secure all possible pro
tection to this class of on people.
Eighth That we favor the establishment of
courts of arbitration for tbe settlement of
differences between corporations aid organized
Ninth That we profoundly sympathize with
the bona fide settlers of the Des Moines river
lands and we express the hope that in the end
they may be made secure in the rights to which
they are entitled. ,-, .
Tenth That we earneUr,lnaoro the emi
nently wire, vigorous and courageous adminis
tration ot Governor Larabee and we approve
his policy that all laws shall be fearlessly and
The platform was adopted with enthusiasm
and the convention adjourned.
CHOSEN EOR STRENGTH.
Virginia Democrats Select a Ticket to Check
mate Mubone The Party's Best
Stnmpera Head tbe List A
tErECIAL TELEGRAM TO THE DISPATCH.1
Richmond, Va., Augustl5. The Demo
cratic State Convention started early to-day,
by nominating Philip W. McKinney, of
Farmville, by acclamation on the first
ballot The remainder of the ticket consists
of J. Huge Tyler, of Pulaski, Lieutenant
Governor, and R. Taylor Scott of Warren
ton, Attorney General.
The ticket is the strongest the convention
could make. McKinney is the favorite
re presentative of the Black Belt' He has 'a
fine record as a Confederate soldier, having
been badly wounded and insisting on re
maining in the army to the close in his
crippled condition. He has never been
nominated for any office except that of
Attorney General on the ticket, with Major
John W. Daniel and Mr. James S. Barbour
in 1881, when the Mahone ticket swept the
State. Then he led his ticket by a hand
some vote. He was Eleetor-at-Large on the
Hancock ticket He has been the leading
lawyer of this part of the State for many
The ticket will unsettle Mahone's plans,
as it checkmates him in an important move
he had counted upon. The programme was
to get the big Southwest by placing Con
gressman B&wen on his ticket as Lieuten
ant Governor. Something of a probation
sentiment rules that district Hoge Tyler
has had something to do with that senti
ment, besides beintr a very strong man and
a leader in the Farmers' Alliance, which
order is on the boom in all that region.
Scott is very strong in the Eighth
district and McKinnev, n. popular idol in
the Valley region, and 'both McKinney and
Tyler have a reputation as stumpers ahead
ot aur men in "Virginia. Mabone's best
material of this kind is now found in the
ranks of the anti-Mahone Republicans, ex
Governor Cameron and John S. Wise, and
as these two have used their best efforts for
some months past to down the boss, he can
expect no aid that direction.
A MAN OF MONET.
Mr. Basil Gordon, the newly elected
Chairman of the State Committee, is worth
in the neighborhood of $1,000,000, and be
side being ambitious for political achieve
ments, is a much-liked protege of Senator
Barbour, who has beaten Mahone ever since
he has been at the head of the Democratic
State Committee. Therefore, this means
that all of Barbour s cool judgment and
effort will be with Gordon, who will also
have Barbour's secretary, How Shepard, as
The Democrats have already begun their
work, Richard F. Beirne, one ot the de
feated aspirants for the nomination, an
nouncing that he will speak in Franklin
county next court day. The convention
proceedings, despite the activity of aspir
ants,, was characterized by an, absolute ab
sence of bitterness.
The only part of the platform not refer
ring to State matters is the close, as follows:
We believe that the men who were dis
abled in tbe service of the State during the late
conflict between the States, and the widows of
those who lost their lives In snch service, are
deserving of aid and protection, and we favor
such liberal appropriation within the revenne
of the t
e State as will tend to this end.
We oppose the Republican party as the party
of high taxes, of corrupt and extravagant ex
penditure of tbe public revenues, of unjust and
oppressive treatment of tbe people of the
Southern States, the creator of trusts, the pro
moter of monopolies.
We ODDOse the KeDublican nartv tu
stirrer-up of strife between the races, as tbe
iio mean a uie coiorea race and the enemy
nf .h ..hi,. I
A WARRANT FOR ftELD.
Sin. Terry Swcnra to an Accusation of Har
der Against the Supreme Jnitlce
Kagle' Slory of tbe Shooting
The Coarse to be Pur
sued by Field'
San Fbancisco, August 15. The kill
ing of David S. Terry yesterday by Deputy
Marshal Nagle is still the chief topic of
discussion here, though no develop
ments have arisen beyond what was
outlined in these dispatches yester
day. Justice Field resumed his judicial
duties to-day and sat in Ithe Circuit Court
with Judge Sawyer and Judge D. J.
Brewer, ot Kansas. He referred freely in
conversation with attorneys and his asso
ciates to the exciting incidents of yester
day's tragedy. -He is still constantly under
the protection of a deputy marshal, as is
also Judge Sawyer.
The preliminary hearing of Deputy Mar
shal Nagle will come up before a justice of
the peace at Stockton Wednesday next A
strong effort will be made after the examina
tion to secure bail. If it is refused the mat
ter will be appealed. United States Mar
shal Franks has secured from Nagle the de
tails of the affair. Nagle says he is confi
dent that Terry drew back his hand after
striking Jnstice Field for the purpose of
pulling from his coat a knife he was pre
sumed to have carried, as he once
made affidavit that he always went
armed. It is the theory of those
about tbe United States Marshal's
office that Mrs. Terry, when she threw her
self on her husband's body, took a weapon
from him, though when the body was
searched no weapon was found. Marshal
Franks will go to Stockton to attend the
examination of Nagle.
The warrant upon which the arrest of
Justice Field is expected to be made was
issued by Justice of the Peace H. V. J.
Swain, of Stockton, and is addressed to the
Sheriff of the county in the following words:
Information on an oath having been this day
laid before me by Sarah A. Terry that a crime
of murder, a felony, has been committed with
in said county of San Joahua in or on the 14th
day of August, 1889, in this that one David S.
Terry, a human being, then and there was
willfully, unlawfully, feloniously and with
malice aforethought shot, killed and mur
dered, and accused Stephen Field and David
Nacle,' therefore you are commanded forth
with to arrest above-named Stephen J. Field
and David Nagle and bring them before me at
my office in the city ot Stockton.
Tbe Sheriff can not arrive in this city
until late to-night, and it is thought prob
able he will not attempt to serve the war
rant until to-morrow. No course has been
outlined by the friends of Justice Field as
to the action he will take under the circum
stances, beyond the statement made by the
attorneys for Nagle in Stockton to-day,
that Justice Field would appear at
any time if desired. The . warrant-l
for the arrest of Justice Field
was issued solely upon the complaint of Mrs.
Terry, who did not witness the shooting, so
far as the evidence given before "the Coro
ner's jury showed. In fact no evidence
whatever was given connecting the Justice
with the tragedy in any way beyond the fact
that he was assaulted by Terry. For this
reason the attorney who appeared for the
State in the absence of the District Attorney
refused to issue the warrant and it was
issued on Mrs. Terry's complaint in conse
AN ARTISTS SUICIDE.
Sitting Before nil UnQuUbed PIctnro He
Put a Ballet in MI Brain.
I SPECIAL TELEGRAM TO THE DISPATCH.
New York, August J5. Riverside
HouseJs an immense building overlooking
the Hudson at the foot of West One Hun
dred and Filty-seoond street Three
monthsagoa young man named Oscar Wehl
hired a room there. Wehl brought a heavy
trunk, an easel, two chairs and a cot bed
and took possession. This morning
tbe tenants of the big house
began to wonder why no one
had seen him later than Tuesday. Search
was made. Wehl lay dead in an over
turned chair in front of the window. Be
side hup lay a target pistol with a skeleton
stock and a barrel two feet long. There
was a bullet wound over the heart. He had
evidently seated himself in front of the
window and braced the stock of the weapon
against the window sill before discharging
Wehl was an artist An unfinished copy
of a flower piece in oil stood on the easel.
On the wall was pinned the original.
Sketches innumerable lay on the tables, in
his trunk, in portfolios, on the walls and
everywhere about the room. They included
pen-and-ink sketches, studies in water color
and a few in India ink. They showed no
little talent The dead man was only 24
years old. A watch, but no money, was
found. There was not a scrap of writing or
anything else to indicate why the young
man killed himself.
LODD CHEEKS FOR BOULANGEE.
A Banquet of Ills Friend In Pari at Once
Bitter nod Enthusiastic.
Paris, August 15. A grand Bonapartist
banquet was given here to-night, at which
1,600 persons were present Every mention
ot the name of General Boulanger by the
speakers was greeted with acclamations.
General Du Barail presided. In a speech
he said that General Boulanger, alone
among Republicans, remained faithful to
the national tradition of the plebiscite.
"What could be conceived more odious,"
he asked, "than the traitorous judiciary
trap called a trial by the High Court of the
Senate?" As an old soldier he felt wounded
in his military honor upon seeing an officer
and a high dignitary of the Legion of
Honor, after serving his country for 30
years, put in the balance against the evi
dence of swindlers and abject spies. Never
before had such humiliation been inflicted
upon the army. Everything was compro
misedjustice, the magistracy and the na
"Those domineering us," he said, "under
stand neither their perils nor our pride.
Let us with strong hearts make a violent
effort to deliver ourselves." At the conclu
sion of the speech there were cheers and re
peated shouts of "Vive Boulanger."
EEADI TO LEAVE FOE CHICAGO.
The Grain Trade of St. Loots Bu.Ily Pock
ing Dp It Grip.
(SPECIAL TELIOKAK TO THE DISFATCB.1
St. Louis, August 15. The grain trade
of St. Louis, according to prominent mem
bers of the Merchants' Exchange, is pack
ing its grip and getting ready to move to
Chicago. Tbe inspection of grain was
taken away from the Exchange by a recent
law and placed in the bands of a State
Bureau, of which Jasper M. Burks was the
head. Mr. Burks knows.very little about
grain except in liquid form. He went up to
Chicago this week to learn something about
inspection, and there's the rub. If Burks
adopts the Chicago method, then it is good
bye grain, so they say.
Said General D. P. Grier to-day: "I am
opposed to giving up Eastside inspections,
because if we retain it we have a voice in
the matter, for the inspections on this side
are antagonistic to our interest, and if the
worst oomes, then we can run all our wheat
across the river and inspect it ourselves."
' Disappearance of a Mall Bag.
Nashville, August 15. The local post
office authorities are excited over the mys
terious disappearance of a bag of mail, In
tended for a station between Nashville and
New Orleans, the excitement being intensi
fied by the fact that this it the second which
hw been lost during the past three Booths.
PLEADS SOT GUILTY.
Mr. Sullivan Did Hot Even Know
That There Was a Prize Fight.
FINALLY ARRAIGNED FOR TRIAL.
Almost the Entire Grand Jury Appears on
tbe Witness Stand.
THE DEFENSE 0FFEES NO EVIDENCE,
Ana tbe Case Will Undoubtedly Be Given Into tbe
Jury's Hands To-Day.
John L. Sullivan was yesterday placed
on trial on the charge of prize fighting.
He entered a plea of not guilty. A number
of witnesses, most of them connected with
the court in some capacity, testified to their
presence at the fight The case was then
adjourned until to-day.
Purvis, Miss, August 15. There was a
good deal of trouble in securing a jury .in
the great prize-fighting case, but the panel
was completed after considerable delay and
Sullivan placed on trial.
"Stand up, John L. Sullivan," said Dis
trict Attorney Neville.
Sullivan stood up, and looked straight at
Mr. Neville as the latter read the indict
ment "What say you, John L. Sullivan, guilty
or not guilty?"
"Not guilty," replied Sullivan, with em
phasis, in a clear voice. He then sat down
and the trial was begun in earnest He
paid strict attention to the proceedings
during the day, but offered no comments,
leaving Mr. Lionel Adams, who repre
sented the fighter, to suggest questions to
ex-Attorney General Ford, who conducted
the cross-examination for the defense. The
witnesses were all sworn together there
were none for the defense.
EXAMINING THE WITNESSES.
The first witness examined was Major W.
"W. Robinson. 'He went to Bichburg on
the morning of July 8, arriving there before
daylight; was a deputy sheriff; saw the
ring pitched and proceeded to give a very
good account of what took place; describing
the occurrences in the. ring; the arrival of
the trains loaded with men, etc.; mentioned
the circumstances of Harding handing Kil
rain a roll of money, saying it was $1,000 a
present from Fox that was put up in
Referee Fitzpatrick's hands and covered by
Sullivan with another $1,000. Fitzpatrick
Kilrain, Sullivan and seconds went to
the middle of the ring and shook hands.
Kilrain and Sullivan then stripped and
went at it They fought with their fists
and wrestled. Kilrain threw Sullivan, and
the men were picked up and taken to their
corners. They rested until Referee Fitz
patrick, who had a watch in his hand,
called time, when tbe men came forward
and fought again. The fight lotted two
hours and 18 minutes. And about 75
rounds were fought
JUST A LITTLE.
"Did they hit each other?" asked Mr.
"Hit," said Robinson, "Look at Sulli
van's. eye." (Laughter.) Witness - then
described the injuries received by the men
from the blows. About the last round,
Mitchell ran across and said something to
Sullivan as he was coming baclt. Mr.
JDonovan thretejppongo,Utirickjii2fteOtiliraman pi uckily tried to re-
said sompthinioabout Sullivan winning.
The crowd rushed into the ring and hugged
Sullivan and kissed him. They raved like
maniacs and carried him away on their
On cross-examination, witness said the
rings were square and looked more like
pens; he never saw such rings before. Wit
ness said the fight was in Marion county,
but, on cross-examination, admitted he
could not exactly locate the battle ground,
and did not know where the county Tine is.
Witness testified that be saw Sullivan jump
on Kilrain with his knees and affirmed posi
tively that Sullivan's knees touched Kil
T. R. White, foreman of the" grand jury,
was the next witness, and his testimony sub
stantially corroborated that of the first wit
ness. Cquld not swear that Richhurg is
in Marion county, but has been told so.
Saw Sullivan and Kilrain put into Fitzpat
rick's hands what appeared to be money; was
too far away to tell whether it was counter
feit money or not
J. S. Holleman testified Was 'at the
fight The land upon which the fight took
piace was his property in former years, and
he knew it was in Marion county. Witness
stated that after the bet was made Sullivan
and Kilrain skylarked in the ring-until the
sponge was thrown up. To him they ap
peared to be fighting willingly. A few of
Sullivan s licks on Kilrain were heard bv
witness, but Kilrain fell and dodged around
so many times that it was hard to say
whether he was hit or not Sullivan fell
down only once. Witness said: "I don't
think there was as much damage done in
the fight as in an every day common stand
up and drag out fight I did not consider
it a square standup fight, .because Kilrain
did not stand up fair and square. Witness
of his own knowledge did not know that it
was a prize tight
ALL THE JURY THERE.
J. Hinton, grand juryman, was the
fourth witness called. His testimony was
Sheriff J. W. Cowart testified I wit-,
nessed the fight? at Bichburg. It was a prize
fight between Sullivan and Kilrain.
J. W. Smith, Sullivan's host at Rich
burg, testified to Sullivan staying at his
house and driving over to the ring the next
Here the State rested their case, and as
there are no witnesses on the other side, it
was agreed that the case go over until to
morrow at 830. The jurymen were placed
in charge of two bailiffs, and will sleep to
night on the benches in the courtroom.
KILEA1N 0DT (JN BAIL
The Pugilist Will Not Go to IlIlssUslppI
Without a Struggle.
Baltimore, August 15. A writ of
habeas corpus in behalf of Jake Kilrain;
the pugilist, was sned out before Chief Jus
tice Harlan this morning. Kilrain was re
leased in $2,000 ball for a hearing on Thurs
day, the 22d instant
The man sent by Governor Lowry is ex
pected here to-morrow night, and will have
to wait a week here before he can take Kil
rain down South.
TO BEEAK THE TEOBT.
Bridge Bnlldcr Are Considering Method
by Which to Emancipate Themselves,
Cleveland, August 15. An im
portant meeting was conducted in a very
3uiet manne'r at the Weddell House to
ay. It was an assemblaee repre
senting the bridge builders of the
United States, and their object was to de
vise a plan to break the trust that con
trols the price of iron used in the construc
tion of bridges. The beams and channels
used in bridge building are made in only a
few mills and through a strong combination
tbe manufacturers have realized uniformly
The plan that met with the most favor in
the ranks of the bridge builders was tbe
establishment of a mill, probably in this
city, equipped to Bake the iron required in
AUGUST 16, 1889.
PROFIT BEFORE THEORY.
Disciple of Henry George Engage In Beat
Estate Speculation No Poaching Al
lowed on the Property Du.I
nei Principle a Bar
t to Sentiment.
rSFECIAL TELEOSAK TO Tnz DIS?ATCTC.1
Middlbtown, N. Y., August 15. The
Merriwold Park Association got full posses
sion a day or two ago, by the formal passing
over of deeds, of the 1,443 acres of land
lying along the Port Jcrvis and Monticello
(Railroad in the town of Forestbnrg,
Sullivan county, which lately belonged to
theGilman estate. The tract is mainly
composed of rough and uncultivated lands,
which have been divested of the more valu
able timber by lumbermen and tanners.
But the tract has ponds and streams for
fishing, coverts for came, picturesque scenery
and other advantages of a summer resort.
The stockholders of the Merriwold Park
Association are, almost to a man, conspicu
ous members of the Henry George or Man
hattan Single Tax Club, of New York City,
and include Reid Gordon, President; W. B.
Scott, Secretary and Treasurer; Louis F.
Post, attorney; Bernard McCabe, "W. S.
Croasdale, Henry George, Jr., and others of
At first it was proposed that the Gilman
tract should be converted into a summer and
winter resort, patterned after the Tuxedo
rark plan, and to be monopolized exclusive
ly by members of the Henry George Single
Tax Club. Bat later it is announced that
the Merriwold Park scheme is to be carried
on on business rather than sentimental
principles, and that its advantages will be
open to anybody who chooses to pay the
prices fixed by the managers for shares in
the property." The spectacle of a body of
conspicuous single tax men, who hold to
the doctrine that land should be as free as
air and water to all the children of men, en
gaging in a money making speculation in
Sullivan county real estate is highly edify
ing; the more so because it is proposed to
preserve the fish in the streams and the
game in the coverts from intrnsive poachers
and trespassers who cannot show title deeds
of ownership in the lands.
The speculation seems to prosper. The
price paid the Gilman estate for the lands
is understood to have been $1 50 per acre.
In forming the Merriwold Park Associa
tion the "ground-floor" price of the shares
each share up to ten carrying the ownership
of an acre of land was fixed at $10 per
share. It is said that the price of the land
shares allotted to the original promoters of
the park scheme now has advanced to about
$40 per acre, and that under the booming
given to speculation by Henry George's or
gan the tendency of prices is still upward.
MOBBING A CHINAMAN.
Citizen of New Baven Thrash nJGaundry
man in the Street.
New Haven, Conn., August 15. Ting
Tjaug, a Chinese lanndryman, was badly
beaten by a crowd of roughs to-day at No.
93 Congress street, in a low quarter of tbe
city. Ting Tiang was ironing when a boy
named Sevoritshl, either accidentally or in
tentionally, broke one of the panes of glass
in front of the laundry. The Chinaman
ran out and caught him and demanded pay
for the broken glass, and as the boy had
no money he asked him to wait until his
father came in to settle.
This attracted a crowd of 200 or $00 per
sons, among whom were several Irish wo
men. The Chinaman locked the front door
and took the boy out of back door to find the
boy's father. The boy kicked and screamed,
ohdlhis made the crowd very angry. They
kicked the door in and broke the canes of
glass inU and the windows and rescued the
capture him, when a- man named "Riley
grabbed mm ana commenced to choke him.
Tisg finally got Riley down and began to
choke him in return. By this time others
in the crowd joined in the fight and beat
Ihe lanndryman with whatever weapons
they conld find. His queue was pulled
and he was dragged around and very roughly
handled. He finally made his escape. The
police arrested Riley and are in search of
the others who took part in the assault
A NEW COUET OF APPEAL.
The Verdict In the Maybrlck Cne Dlacnsaed
In the Home of Lords.
London, August 15. In the House of
Lords this evening Lord Fitzgerald asked
whether the Government would consider the
necessity of constituting a Court of Criminal
Appeal. He referred to the Maybrick
case as forcing the question upon
the public" mind. Lord High Chan
cellor said he was opposed to making
tbe question a subject of discussion at a
time when the publio was excited. It was
not desirable, he said, to debate such an
alteration of the law while jurors, witnesses
and Judge were being subjected to brutal
violence and intimidation. He declared
that insults had been heaped upon the Home
Secretary in order to influence him in the
discharge of a solemn duty.
uaron uerscbell, lormerly .Lord High
Chancellor, said that wrong decisions were
rare in criminal cases. Nevertheless, he
trusted that the Government would serious
ly consider the matter during the Parlia
mentary recess, in view of the widespread
feeling that atribunal of appeal would form
a safeguard against injustice.
FIEED FE0M THE PULPIT,
A Baptist Minister Too Attentive to One of
HI Pretty Lambkin.
SPECIAL TELEGRAM TO THE DISFATCIT.1
Charlotte, N. C, August 15. The re
ligious people of this place were startled to
day at a rumor connecting the Rev. J. F.
Morris, one of the leading Baptist ministers
in the State, and a prominent young lady
member of his church, with a scandal. A
tribunal of the church, pledged to secrecy,
yesterday suspended him. It is learned
that the charges were sufficiently sustained
to cause the State Association to dismiss
him from the ministry. Morris is 40 years
of age and married. He is bigoted to such
a degree that he would not invite Methodist
brethren to his pulpit to preach. He'is a
strong supporter of close communion, under
which he has risen into prominence.
The lady in the case has marked personal
charms, and is a teacher in the Sunday
school here. She was of unblemished char
acter and reputation. Her father is wealthy
and says he will shoot Morris at sight The
dominie has returned to his home at Stan
AN ED1T0B IN CONTEMPT.
He Refuses to Dlvnlge III Source ot In
formation and Get Into Trouble.
Indianapolis, August 15. Mr. Harry
New, proprietor of the Journal was before,
the Criminal Court this afternoon on a cita
tion for contempt On the 29th day of June
the Journal printed an article in reference
to the Insane Hospital in which some rather
severe charges reflecting on the manage
ment were made. Dr. Wright, the Super
intendent, sent a letter to the grand jury
asking that body to investigate the charges.
Mr. New was called before the jury to
day and questioned as to the authorship of
the article and the paper's informant He
promptly refused to divulge the desired in
formation, claiming that it would be break
ing a long established journalistic rule.
He was at once cited before Jndge Irvin,
and as there seems to be no special necessity
for immediate action, the Court adjudged
that the case will eo over to the next crand
jury. Mr. New was accordingly at oncere
leased on hit own recognizance.
WANTED, A HOOSIP.
One Office Offered to Two Men From
Indiana, and Not let Accepted.
NUMBER ONE OBLIGED TO DECLINE
Because the President Discovered His Fond
as! ness for Public Funds.
EE-EATING OF PITTSBDEG P. 0. CLEEKS.
A Flan Quietly Awaiting Action on tbe Ettnrn of
Chief Clerk Coot
The second Indianian selected by Presi
dent Harrison for Third Auditor of the
Treasury will probably decline, as did the
first one, but not for the same reason. A
table is presented giving the proposed re
ratings of salaries of clerks in the Pittsburg
tSrZCTALTXLEQKAM TO THE DISPATCH. I
Washington, August 15. The Presi
dent seems to 'experience difficulty in find
ing an Indiana man for the position of
Third Auditor of the Treasury, to succeed
Colonel John S. Williams, of Lafayette.
It will be remembered that a month or so
ago the selection of Madison M. Hurley, of
New Albany,-was formally annonnced from
the White House,and that Mr.Hurlcy started
for Washington and got as far on his journey
as Deer Park, where he stopped off to see
the President, who at the time )ras spend
ing a few days at that point For some rea
son never explained Mr. Hurley did not
continue his journey to the capital, but re
turned to his home at New Albany. Sub
sequently it was announced that Mr. Hur
ley had been offered: a more lucrative place
by some railroad company and that he had
declined the Third Auditorship, when 'the
appointment of Mr. W. H. Hart, of Frank
fort, Ind., was announced.
It now leaks out that Mr. Hurley took
tbe action he did at the request of President
Harrison, owing to the fact that Hnrley is
being sued for withholding Government
money which came into his hands while
Postmaster at New Albany. At the time
of his selection for the auditorship the Pres
ident had not heard of this, but did hear of
it subsequentlyand when Hurley arrived
at Deer Park to pay bis respects to the
President and thank him for the appoint
ment, tbe latter intimated that his declina
tion would, in view of his past record, be
far more preferable than his acceptance.
This, it is said, is what constrained Mr.
Huriey to decline the position.
To-day Mr. W. H. Hart, President Har
rison's second selection for the place, put in
an appearance at the Third Auditor's office,
but did not qualify, as it was expected he
would. It is'said that he may also decline
the place, because of personal and domestic
reasons. He was an applicant for the pen
sion agency at Indianapolis, but was ap
pointed to the auditorship by the President
without being consulted.
Some of Mr. Hart's friends are urging
him to decline the place, while Indianians
in Washington, friendly to the administra
tion, are anxious that he shall take it It
is understood jthat Mr. Hart has deferred
taking any action in the- matter until the
President returns next Friday.
A MODEL FOE OTHERS.
How the President of tbe Argentine Repub
lic Regard the United States.
Washington, August 15. The State
Department has received a copy of the mes
sage of the President of the Argentine Re
public, in which he refers as follows to the
approaching International American Con
gress: Tbe Argentine Republic has tbe liveliest in
terest that its commercial relations with tho
United States may enter upon a more practical
road for the interchange of the products of
both countries, considering that this is the
most efficacious means of increasing them,
with that great republic whose Institutions
serve us as a model.
From Venezuela comes information of the
favorable consideration there of the project
El Ecomiste of Caraccas says:
The great nation calls her sisters to a council
of the Industries, commerce, fraternity and
general alliance In regard to all the beneficent
interest between these countries; and under
the arcades of that capltol of the rlchts ot man,
and in the august shadow and nnder the
auspices of tho grand work of Washington, aro
to be considered the measures which aro to
give Impulse and development to all America,
systematize commercial methods, and fix tbe
basis of mutual prosperity and ot immediate
ana coram relations.
BIDS FOE BIG GUN TORGINGS.
Only Two Offers', and Both From Pennsyl
Washington, August 15. Two bids
were opened at the Ordnance office, War
Department, this afternoon for furnishing
the forgings for a ten-inch steel rifle. Tho
Midvale Steel Company, of Philadelphia,
offered to deliver, in three months, the
forgings for the breech mechanism and other
forgings at 30 cents a pound, and the hoops
at 30 cents a pound.
The South Bethlehem Iron Works offered
to furnish, in four months, the forging for
the breech mechanism at 50 cents a pound,
other forgings at 40 cents a pound and the
hoop3 at 20 cents a pound. No award was
THE SDEPLUS DAILY GE0W1NG.
Only Liberal Pension Payment Can Prevent
Ic Slopping Over.
Washington, August 15. The light
offerings of bonds have resulted in a steady
increase in the Treasury surplus, which, ac
cording to the Treasurer's statement to-day,
now amounts to $70,800,000, being the
highest point reached since October last
The pension payments for the present
modth are estimated at $18,000,000, and the
surplus will be reduced accordingly.
Further reductions are also expected in the
fall, when the usual movement of crops
A TEEE1BLE ENGINE OF WAE.
Tho Government Order a Gnn.That Throw
Dynamite Shell Ten Mile.
Washington, August 15. The Board
of Ordnance and Fortification has notified the
Haskell Multicharge Ordnance Company,
of New York, that It has ordered one eight
inch Haskell multicharge dynamite gun,
garment to be made upon delivery of the
nlshed gun at the Sandy Hook proving
The gun is expected by the inventor to
throw long shells, charged with dynamite,
from sixto ten miles.
Couldn't Gat Pouea.Ion of a Town.
Washington, August 15. Acting Sec
retary Chandler has dismissed the appeal of
Hiram Bundy from the adverse decision of
the Commissioner of the General Land
Office in his ease aorainat the town sit of
I Fremont, Kan.
PLAN FOR RERATING
All the Clerk In tho Plttibarg Po.tofflce
An Increase In the Salaries of Most
of Them Several Cat to Even
Up Matter Somewhat.
tSPECIAT. TXLXOKAM TO THE PISFATCn.l
Washington, August 15. The plan of
renting the clerks in the Pittsburg post
office is quietly resting in the Postoffice
Department awaiting the return of Chief
Clerk Cook, of the Salary and Allowance
Department. In some instances the salary
asked for was in excess of what the Depart
ment thought was sufficient, and a red line
was drawn through the figures and a lesser
amount marked on the margin of tbe paper.
The present salaries amount to $77,640, and
an increase of $10,440 is asked for. The
following is a table of the clerks, with their
present and proposed salaries:
T.J. Hudson $1,700
J. B. McCalley. 1,400
A.B. Kennedy 1,000
L.J. Cella 1,000
J. a Berry 800
Rob C. Wells 600
Stephen Collins 2,010
G. Q. Waimer L10O
J. E.Cowen.. 1.000
a R Williams.
C.A. Wills ,
B. R. Davidson...,
J as. Hunt.
J. H. Wevman...,
John Kel fey
J. f. uorwin..
H. Q. Snyder 700
J. J. O'Neill 600
"Wm. McGruo . 600
H. RIchllve CU0
J. H. Maboney 600
G. H. Fetterman 1,000
J.A.Moore i 1.000
J. H. Woodwell.., ,. 900
W. T. Watkins 9U0
W. G. Capes.' , 700
R. Clark... 700
E. J. Fagen. 700
William Todd 000
F. D. Larkln 1.200
J. a Culdy... ......... 90t)
W.B. Ross1 .-. BOO
L. Velrheller. ,900
George a Gallupe J800
O. Evans. , 800
F. J. Bchlotter 700
J. A. Kutzhall 600
William Hogan 600
Miss 8. G. Keenan .. 700
B.O. Toole 700
H. A, Honey , 600
J. W. Hawthorne : 000
D.W. WUlIams 600
M. P. Connolly. , 600
F.P. McFadden. 600
O. H. Ferguson 800
J. P. MeCleary 800"
Miss A. B. OVNeilL 600
Miss C. O. CurrarT. 600
MissN. M. Johnston 1,100
1IISSM.& Steel 1,020
MissJ.E. DiehL 890
A. F. Patterson 840
Mrs. K. Forrester 860
A GEEAT DAT AT MT. GEETNA.
Fully 5,000 People Witness tho Grand Re
view of All the Troop.
rSrECIAL TELEGKAM TO TUX DISPATCH.
Philadelphia, August 15. Fully
5,000 people witnessed the grand review of
Jhe regulars and State troops at Mt Gretna
Park to-day. The reviewing colnmn was
formed along the south side of the plateau,
extending westward along the sloping banks
of the Conewago Lake. The cavalry of the
National Guard then held dress parade in
front of the Governor's headquarters, under
command of Captain Jones, of the Sheridan
Colonel Carpenter remarked to Governor
Beaver: "The State of Pennsylvania has a
larger display of cavalry than any North
ern State." Governor Beaver replied: "We
would like a squadron to each brigade, but
it is too expensive. We want you to be
present at Mt Gretna next year with a bat
talion of cavalry." To this Colonel Car
penter replied that they had present all
the cavalry east of the Mississippi.
Battery B, National Guard, with two
Gatling guns in charge of Sergeant Erring
and Corporal Cozzens, practiced at the
range this afternoon. They fired 289 shots
at 300 yards, of which 253 were placed in
the target, 18 in the bull's eye, and 58 within
the first ring.
Governor Beaver left camp to-night, and
Adjutant General Hastings will leave to
morrow morning. The National Guard will
strike tents to-morrow.
A C0LLECT0E OF ANTIQUITIES
Allow HI PaIon to Lend nim to Use HI
Philadelphia, August 15. William
Jones, for 20 years a trusted employe of E.
H. Butler & Co., educational publishers of
this city, has disappeared. He is said to be
$40,000 short in his accounts. Jones is a
bachelor, and living alone in an old-fashioned
residence in Germantown. He is said
to have a passion for collecting
rare books, engravings and an
tiques of all sorts. His house was
filled from cellar to garret with valuable
effects. Every nook and corner was stuffed
with antique furniture. The walls were
heavy with rare plates from the masters'
works. The shelves of his bookcase were
weighted with rare and uncut volumes of
Connoisseurs have alreadv pronounced
his effects one of the most valuable private
collections in the city. All of this collec
tion has, it is said, been turned over to hi3
late employers in partial restitution of the
shortage. The firm is disposed to be very
lenient with Jones.
A SNUB TOE HAEEISON.
The New York Republican Committee Elect
fSr-ECIALTELEGnAMTO TUX DISPATCH.!
New York, August 15. The Republic
ans will hold their State Convention at
Saratoga on Wednesday, September 25.
The State Committee decided this at the
Fifth Avenue Hotel this afternoon. Four
ballots were required to arrive at this de
termination. There were votes for Roches
ter, Auburn, Buffalo, for Syracuse and
The committee elected General Knapp
Chairman. There were two explanations of
this, one being that General Knapp had
done most of the workiast fall and deserved
the place in recognition of his services; the
other was to the effect that the committee
wish to show to President Harrison that
they still have confidence in General Knapp,
although the President peremptorily re
fused to appoint him naval officer of the
THAT HAEEISON LETTEB.
Homo Secretary Matthew Denies That It
Wm Opened by Authority.
London, August 15. In the House of
Commons this evening Mr. Sexton asked
Home Secretary Matthews whether he had
authorized the postoffice officials to
open letters from America addressed
to Mr. Parnell by his mpther, or
to open the letter from President Harrison
to the Lord Mayor of Dubliu. The Home
Secretary replied that there was no reason
to suppose that either letters addressed to
Mr. Parnell or the letter from President
Harrison had been opened in the post
office. He had not authorized the opening of let
ters. If any were opened it was without
knowledge of the home office. An inquiry
into the alleged opening of President Har
ruafc's letter is proceeding.
Royal Tea Party.
Olive Weston, to Sunday's Dispatch de
scribes Quwi "Victoria and her guests taking
tea in tjSBpe Consort's Mausoleum.
raNGTH IN MON.
ProsjCombino of Green, Flint
anvow Glass Workers,
FOR THEIR MUTUAL
Tne Besnlt of a Dispute Now Going on OTer
a Coming Wage List.
A DEMAND FOE LAST lEAE'S SCALE
Met by Many Manufacturers by the Announcement f
As the resell of a meeting of green glass
workers in Philadelphia yesterday, a com
bine may be formed of the green, flint and
window gloss workers, for mutual protec
tion. ISPfiCIAL TXtEGSAX TO THE DISPATCH.1
Philadelphia. August 15. The Exec
utive Board of District Assembly 149,
Knights' of Labor, which is composed of
green glass workers.met to-day at the Wind
sor Hotel, and as a result of their meeting
the three branches of glass workers, green,
flint and window, will probably form a com
bine for trie protection of the members of
each branch from any moves the manufact
urers may make against them.
The proposed combine is the result of the
dispute now going on between the Green
Glass Workers' Assembly and the Green
Glass Manufacturers' Association over tbe
wage list to be paid at the opening of the
season, in September. The green glass
workers insist upon receiving the wages
paid last year, 60-cent list, less 10 per cent,
while the manufacturers wish to make a
further reduction of from 10 to 25 per cent
The Manufacturers' Association, as a body,,
declines to pay the old scale.
"WHO are in it.
At the meeting to-day communications
were received from the following firms out
side the association, acceding to the demand
of tbe workers for the old wage list: Bergin
& Son, H.' R. Benner, and the Delaware
Glass Company, of this city; Newburn
Brothers, of Royersford, Pa.; Diamond
Glass Company, Roversford, Pa.; Reading
Glass Company, of heading; North Ameri
can Glass Company, of Montreal, Canada;
Hamilton Glass Company, of Hamilton,
Canada; the Manufacturers, of Olean, N.
Y,; Atlanta Glass Company, of Atlanta,
Ga., and the Manufacturers, of Lancaster,
Pa. These factories will all start work 'on
The Executive Board decided to send a
telegram to the headquarters of the Window
Glass Workers at Pittsburg, requesting
their co-operation in the movement to pro
tect the glass workcis of the country. If
favorable answers are received, the Execu
tive Board will confer with representatives
ot the Window Glass men at the Windsor
"WHY SUCCESS IS EXPECTED.
It was stated after the meeting to-day thai
arrangements had been 'perfected which the
board think will successfully circumvent
-any move the manufacturers may make
against the interest of the workers. The
Executive Board positively declare that the
preen glass workers will not go to work in.
September unless the manufacturers agree
to pay the old wages.
A. communication was received by the
board, while in session, from a number of
prominent men in this city, containing' a
proposition to buy alt the idle glass factories
in the Eastern district and operate them,
the assembly to do the purchasing and those
who proposed the scheme to furnish the
financial backing. The scheme contained
in the proposition is to obtain the bulk of
the trade pending a settlement of the dispute
between the manufacturers and the workers,
with the expectation of retaining it after tbe
settlement The board considered tbe prop
osition, and before accepting it decided to
investigate the affairs of the various firms
that have been idle.
A CHINESE LEPER
Who Profesie Christianity and Wlahe to
be Seat a a Mlwlonary to HI Af
flicted Countrymen III De- .
Ire to be an Evangel). t.
rsrrciAL telec-bam to the dispatch.!
Ne-w York, August 15. Ah Tson Sene.
an undersized Chinaman, about 30 years
old, has been a patient in the Kings County
Charity Hospital at Flatbush since June 8,
1888, suffering from what is alleged to be a
genuine case of leprosy. Arrangements
are how under way to have him
sent back to China as a missionary to
one of the leper settlements near Canton, for
Sene professes Christianity and wants to be
an evangelist. He has been in this country
two years, and just before his admission to
the hospital was employed in a laundry on
Gold -street, Brooklyn. While there he
began attending the Chinese Sunday school
on Atlantic avenue, which is conducted
chiefly by ladies.
At this time the malady from which he is
suffering appeared on the face and neck and
in a discoloration of the hands, symptons
like those of leprosy. He grew worse, and,
his teachers becoming alarmed, sent a.
physician to him. The doctor, it is said,
after consultation with other physicians.
S renounced the case one of genuine leprosy,
ut this did not seem to scare tfie teachers,
and Sene continued to attend their Sunday
school. He did not improve, and the next
heard of him was when he was found in the
hospital. How he obtained admission there
is not known.
Under skillful medical treatment he has
been mending slightly, and his return to
China has been decided upon. Dr. Osgood,
the house surgeon at the hospital, does not
think that Sene's disease is leprosy. Sene
has not been isolated since he has been in
the hospital. .
HENEI GE0EGE HONOEED.
Follower la Philadelphia Tender
Dim a Banquet.
tSrECIAI, TILEOEAM TO THE DI5PATCH.1
"Philadelphia, August 15. Henry
George was given a dinner and reception
to-night, at Boldt's Bullitt building restau
rant, by the club named in his honor. He
was expected to arrive during the after
noon, but having missed a train, it
was nearly 7 o'clock when he reached
the Broad street station, where the reception
committee was awaiting him. The party
immediately proceeded to the Bullitt
bnildlng, where the members of the
club and the guests were already assembled.
Preparations had been made to accommodate
120 people, but 190 sat down to dinner. W.
J. Atkinson, in welcoming the guest, said
it was not the author or the orator, buf.
Henry George, the man, that theyweU
corned. Mr. George, he said, had gone to
England and compelled the Liberal party
to adopt his programme, and his single tai
theory was to-day a portion of their plat
When Mr: George arose to reply he was
received with, a general burst ot applause.
As soon as he could make himself heard he
said: "If you honor me it is not Henry
George, the man, but the principle, which
is something more than any man. It has
been my good fortune to ideutifv myself, a
you men are identifying yourselves, with a
great principle to take part in a great re
form. Some people call me a prophet ia.
aension, Duia propnet-is not without hoaor,
save in his own country."
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