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VOL. XXXIV. —NO. 71.
ALL EXCEPT ONE.
Appropriation Bills Acted
Upon by Congress.
The General Deficiency Bill
Alone Undisposed of.
Nearly 700 Bills Sent to the President
Will the Silver Bill Be Reported to the
House Today—A Bitter Partisan
Debate in Prospect.
Associated I'ress Dispatches. I
Washington, June 22. —All except
one, the general deficiency, of the four
teen regular appropriation bills, have
been acted on in one or both houses of
congress. But two of the thirteen, how
ever, tbe army and military academy
bills, have become laws; the others are
mostly hi conference or in an advanced
state in the house or senate. Almost
seven hundred bills, the larger portion
being house bills, have been sent to the
president since the opening of congress
for his action.
The House Programme.
Tomorrow will be district day in the
house, but if the coinage committee is
ready to report upon the senate amend
ments to the silver bill, there are indica
tions that the committee on rules will
be ready in turn to see that the report
secures speedy consideration in the
house. It is also probable that by Tues
day morning the same committee will
report a rule making the national elec
tion bill tbe special order for the re
mainder of the week. If adopted, it will
probably lead to one of the most bitter
partisan debates witnessed in recent
The bill for the admission of Wyo
ming is the first order of business in the
senate. When it comes up the Demo
crats will offer a substitute in the shape
of an omnibus bill, providing enabling
acts for Wyoming, Idaho, Arizona and
New Mexico. Territorial bills will have
to wait, however, for consideration of
the appropriation bills. The committee
is determined to press these measures as
rapidly its possible. Frye will make an
effort to have his shipping bills con
sidered, and if that fails will press the
river and harbor bills.
TIIK fUXH BILL..
A Statement as to the Effect of the Senate
Washington, June 22. —Statements as
to tbe effects upon the customs receipts
of the provisions of the tariff bill, as re
ported by the senate finance committee,
have been completed. These show that
the amount of duties collected in 1881)
upon the importations of all articles
made dutiable in the house bill and the
amendments proposed by the senate,
assessed under existing laws, was $161,
--408,840. The duties estimated under the
house bill amount to $200,249,977;
under the bill as amended by
tbe senate, $201,089,007. The equivalent
ad valorem rate under the house bill is
50.80 per cent.; under the senate bill,
51.07 per cent. The reduction of revenue
by the transfer of articles to the free list in
the house bill, including $10,327,878 re
duction of internal revenue taxes,
stricken out by the senate finance com
mittee, is estimated at $717,040,74. By
the transfer articles on the free list in
the senate bill the reduction of revenue
is estimated at $00,003,343.
A note in recapitulation says : These
tables are prepared upon the plan and
theory usually followed. Estimates are
largely conjectural and more or le3S un
reliable and misleading. They are based
upon the assumption that if the bill
should become a law, merchandise of
like quantity and values would be im
ported as was imported during the fiscal
year of 188!). This basis can only be
accepted as reliable where the changes
in rates are not of such
a character as to necessarily cause an in
crease or diminish importation. The re
duction above given of $71,004,774 by the
house bill, and 160,993. 343, appear to be
certain ; but if the imports should be
the same as last year, under the new
rates, the reduction would amount under
the house bill to $26,128,742, and under
the senate bill to $20,318,283.
A CHINESE SWINDLE.
A Fraudulent Medical Concern Raided at
Milwaukee, Wis., June 22.—The es
tablishment of a Chinese doctor, Gun
Wa, which was raided by the city au
thorities last Thursday for conducting a
swindle, is again in trouble, this time
with Uncle Sam. Last night the United
States marshal arrested Jim Lee, better
know as Dr. Gun Wa, J. A. Wilt, man
ager of the establishment, and C. A.
Jansen, an alleged Chinese interpreter,
on the charge of using the mails for
fraudulent purposes, and also for send
ing obscene matter through the mails.
Bonds were given in $6,000, this amount
being deposited in certified checks on a
bank in Denver, Colorado, where the
parent Gun Wa institute is located.
Fairfax C. EL, Va., June 22.—Judge
Henry W. Thomas died here this morn
ing, aged 78. He was a member of the
commission that visited President Lin
coln in 1801 with tbe view of averting
hostilities. Affir the war he was a
member of the court of conciliation.
Washtngton, June 25. —Mrs. Grimes,
widow of Senator James W. Grimes, of
lowa, died today at her residence in this
city, aged 64.
Last Week's Exchanges.
Boston, June 22.—The total gross ex
changes for last week, as shown by dis
patches from the leading clearing houses
of the United States and Canada, were
$1,145,013,212, an increase of 12 per cent,
as compared with the corresponding
week of last year.
Storm at Indianapolis.
Indianapolis, June 22. —During a rain
storm this afternoon at Fairview park a
number of people sought shelter in a
depot being erected by the electric street
road. The depot was blown down and a
dozen people severely injured, and one
fatally. Reports from the suburbs show
that many buildings were unroofed and
much damage done to orchards, etc.
NORTH AMERICAN TURNERS.
Annual Convention of Turnerbunds at
New York, June 22.—The fourteenth
annual convention of North American
Turnerbunds met this morning in Cen
tral Turnhalle and began formal busi
ness. President Hugh Muench deliv
ered the opening address. The organi
zation controlled greater social and po
litical power, he said, than any other in
the United States. No other civil body
furnished so many able-bodied soldiers
during the late war. The annual report
showed a roll call of 35,912 mem
bers, with property amounting to $4,
--774,221, and an indebtedness of $2,114,
--038. The following board of officers was
elected for the present convention:
Heinrich Brown, St. Louis, president;
Henry Metzner, New York, vice-presi
dent ; Victor L. Berger, Milwaukee, sec
A WAR OF WORDS.
The Central Labor Union Split—The
Socialistic Element Withdraws.
New York, June 22. —A split occurred
in tbe Central Labor Union today. The
Socialistic delegates were compelled to
withdraw, and they have formed a new
central body, which will be known as
the Central Labor Federation. The war
of words was loud and vigorous.
Hope Gives Way to Despair.
Dunbar, Pa., June 22.—The rescuing
party has not yet reached the entombed
miners. They are working hard, but no
one knows how much further they will
have to go yet. Hope has given way to
THE TEXARKANA TRAIN ROBBERY
The Wife of the Wounded Robber Exposes
the Whole Gang—The Guilty Persons
are Now All Safely Lodged in Jail.
Texarkana. Ark., June 22. —The wife
of Ratcliffe, the wounded Texas Pacific
train robber who died last night, has
furnished the authorities a full state
ment of the recent sensational robbery
near here. She states that the persons
now in jail, Detective Williams, Napo
leon McDaniel and John Brow
ley, with her husband, commit
ted the robbery. McDaniel went
through the express car while Browley
and Williams stood guard; that Rat
cliffe did the shooting which disabled
the express agent with Williams's Win
chester; that McDaniel shot Ratcliffe
through mistake, supposing, in the dark
ness, that the trainmen bad armed
themselves and determined to resist.
The woman did not in any way counte
nance or encourage the robbery, but was
enforced to silence.
Which Is the Longer?
"Which is the longer—the head of v
good-sized horse or an ordinary Hour
barrel?" "Why, what can you be
thinking of?" "I repeat it." "Pre
posterous!" "Yes; but let's measure."
So the two men who had been talking in
such an animated style paused in their
Market-street walk and looked around for
a flour barrel. It was at noon, and hun
dreds of horses stood with their
heads hanging over the curb,
munching their provender out of
nose-bags or boxes. By and by the
two men who were in altercation found
an empty flour barrel. One of them
was about to seize it in order that he
might hold it> up against the horse's
face when tbe other exclaimed, "Hold
on ! I've got a tape measure." So they
measured the barrel and then stepped
over to the curb where stood a big
boned draught horse. They measured
his head. The man who at first de
murred opened his eyes. "Good gra
cious!" said he, "Cap, you're hoo-dooing
me ! I won't believe it." But it was a
fact. If you don't believe it try.—[Phil
What the Queen Drinks.
Some remarkable information about
the favorite beverages of European sov
ereigns has been published by an Amer
ican journal. The queen is described as
preferring "the old fashioned wines,"
port and sherry, and she is fond of hock
and tokay. Formerly the queen drank
champagne and claret, and she never
cared for either port or sherry.
It was the prince consort who liked
tokay so much, and he invariably
drank a bumper of it after dinner,
regarding it, and very rightly, as a
liqueur. Of late years the queen, by
advice of Sir William Jenner, has usu
ally taken apollinaris water and Scotch
whiskey, and even when she drinks a
glass of claret it is often mixed with apol
linaris. The distillery of Lochnager,
from which the queen obtains her whis
key, is on the Balmoral estate. There
is a very large cellar of wine at Windsor,
containing a great quantity of very fine
old port and claret and some wonderful
Cabinet Rhine wines of the great vint
ages. —[London World.
V M'tor Missed the Gypsies.
Mr. Porter covered a good deal of
ground in preparing his questions for the
census, yet there are many things he
did not provide for. An enumerator at
Philadelphia is anxious to know how he
shall take a census of the gypsies that
will pass muster with Mr. Porter. There
is a large band of this species of wan
derers in camp near that city, and he
has thus far been unable to get them on
his list. The gypsy queen says she re
sides all over the United States, and the
answers of her followers are about as
unsatisfactory. In his perplexity he
has written a four-page letter to Mr.
Porter for instructions, and the latter is
now wrestling with the difficulties of
the gypsy question.—[Chicago Herald.
Wine in the White House.
The synod censure passed upon Presi
dent Harrison and his good wife yester
day for "weighting their table with
wine," was perhaps deserved. The wine
that "moveth itself aright," as Solomon
described it, should be kept in the cooler
during such weatheras this. —[New York
MONDAY MORNING, JUNE 23, 1890.
PAY FOR DRINKS.
A Bartender's Method for
Collecting the Same.
Deadbeats Brought to Time by
Means of a Gun.
A Seattle Oiii-Slinger Demonstrates
How It is Done.
A Too Practical Illustration of the
Plan—A Customer Accidentally
Associated Press Dispatches. I
Seattle, Wash., June 22. —An un
known man was shot and instantly killed
in the Suer Quelle saloon, at 8 o'clock
last night, by Leo AVilke, the barkeeper.
The stranger came into the saloon with
four other strangers, and called for
drinks, which were placed on the bar.
The stranger then turned|to the bartender
and said: "Say, barkeeper, what do
you do to a man who doesn't pay for his
Wilke reached under the bar and
pulled out a revolver, and said: "I know
nothing better than this to enforce pay
The words had hardly left his lips
when the revolver was discharged in the
face of the stranger, who fell over with
a bullet through his forehead.
His four friends rushed out of the
saloon and disappeared.
Wilke at once gave himself up to the
police. He claims that the shooting
The identity of the man killed cannot
be learned. The initials "C. K." were
found on his shirt. He was about 35
SUNDAY BALL GAMES.
The San Franciscos Shut Out by the
San Francisco, June 22.—The game
played this afternoon on the Haight
street grounds, between the home team
and the Senators, was a splendid one.
Harper did effective work in the box,
while Bowman caught well. Young and
Stevens, the battery for the home team,
did excellent work also.
Score—San Francisco, 0; Sacramento,3.
Oakland Drubbed by Stockton.
Stockton, June 22. —The Stocktons
gave the Oak lands a good drubbing to
day. Score, 10 to 1. In the first innings
Kilrov was wild, but then steadied down
and pitched great ball. Stanley caught
a great game. He threw out three men
at second in the first four innings, and
then the Oaklands quit trying to run
down on him.
Columbus, June 22.—First game—Co
lumbus, 4; St. Louis, 5.
Second game —Columbus, 7; St.
Toledo, June 22. —Toledo, 2; Louis
Rochester, June 22.—Rochester, 7;
Philadelphia, June22.—Athletics, 8;
Two Indians Arrested for the Murder of
a Mexican Man.
Wawona,Cal.,June 22. —Reports from
Maricopa say Indians Wilson and
Charlie, the supposed murderers of In
dian Bullock, murdered near here June
10th, were arrested by Sheriff Turner
this morning near there, and admit the
killing. Indian Bullock was a medicine
man and had been doctoring one of the
chiefs who had la grippe. The chief
died, and as it is the custom when med
icine men let their patients die, to kill
them, Indians Charlie and Wilson took
it upon themselves to kill Bullock.
Pleasure Boat Capsized.
Seattle, Wash., June 22.—Last night
a small boat containing three men cap
sized near West-point lighthouse, four
miles from Seattle. Captain Fonda, of
the lighthouse, and a Port-Intelligencer re
porter put off in a government life
service boat and saved J. F. Johnson
and his son Jonathan, but John Swager
was drowned. The party started out on
a pleasure trip, when a gale came up
and overturned the boat.
Panic on a Ferryboat.
San Francisco, June 22. —As the fer
ryboat Tiburon was returning from Ti
buron this afternoon with a large num
ber of passengers on board, a floating
log caught in the paddlewheel; the
boat lurched to one side, and as the
wheel revolved the paddles were
smashed. A panic ensued and the pas
sengers rushed for life preservers. There
was intense excitement for a short time,
but the passengers were soon calmed by
the officers and crew.
Shot and Killed a Man.
Seattle, June 22. —A dispatch was re
ceived by the sheriff today from Carl
Redmond, a prominent man at Hot
Springs, on the Northern Pacific, sixty
miles east of here, saying: "Have shot
and killed a man. Hold myself subject
to your orders. Come here tomorrow
and bring coroner."
The wires are down and no further
particulars are obtainable.
Machine Shop Strikes.
Legrandf., Or., June 22. —The em
ployees of the Union Pacific machine
shops at this city went on a strike to
day. The strike, it is said, extends
from Pocatello to Portland, including
the shops at Pocatello, Shoshone, Le
grande, Takoa, The Dalles and Albina.
The cause is dissatisfaction as to wages.
It is thought the strike will soon be set
A Victim of Last Winter's Storms.
BIEBBA City, Cal., June 22. —The
body of Alfred Green, a pioneer, aged
65, missing since early winter, was
found this morning in a reservoir near
Eureka. He was a victim of last win
An Accident to the Overland.
Oakland, June 22.—As the Central
Pacific overland train was rounding the
curve that runs onto the mole platform
this afternoon the forward trucks of the
first car left the track. The car careened
terribly and nearly turned on its side,
but the coupling connecting with the
engine held, and a serious disaster was
TORNADOES IN NEBRASKA.
Two Villages Demolished and a Number
of People injured.
Omaha, June 22. —Pleasanton, a vil
lage of about 200 inhabitants, about
twenty miles from Kearney, was struck
by a tornado this afternoon. Reports
are very meagre. The latest dispatches
say half a dozen persons were seriously
injured, but none killed. Nearly every
house in the place was wrecked or badly
Lincoln, Neb., June 22.—A special
from Grand Island says the town of
Sweetwater, a little hamlet of less than
100 inhabitants, was swept away by a
tornado which visited it about 3 o'clock
this afternoon. No one was killed- but
a number were injured.
Yung Se Dug is Dead.
San Francisco, June 22.—The coroner
was notified today that Yitng Se Dug
(Chinese) had died from the effects of
injuries received in Los Angeles county
several weeks ago. An investigation
showed that the Chinaman had been
working on a railroad, and while in one
of the open cars that was in motion fell
off' and broke his leg. He was brought
to this city and treated by Chinese phy
sicians. The Chinese attending him
say that the accident was due to his
own carelessness. An inquest will be
Accidentally Shot Himself.
Uriah, June 22. —James Hoi man, an
old and respected citizen of Little Lake,
accidentally shot himself with a Win
chester rifle while out hunting. His
wound is thought to be fatal.
THEY WILL FIGHT.
THE LA BLANCHE-MITCHELL FIGHT
NOT TO BE POSTPONED.
The Directors of the California Athletic
Club Determined to Make a Test Case
of It—A Fight at Marysville.
San Francisco, June 22. —The direct
ors of the California Club assert that
there will be no postponement of the
La Blanche-Mitchell fight, set for the
27th, despite the declaration of the chief
of police that he will stop the contest
and arrest all the participants. The di
rectors say they mean to make the fight
a test case of the legality of such con
tests, and if arrested will fight the mat
ter in the courts. If defeated there they
will abide by tlie decision and abandon
fights in the future. They express
themselves as confident of winning a vic
Slugging at Marysville.
Marysville, Cal., June 22. —Sid
Huntington, of San Francisco, and
Harry Jones, of San Jose, fought ten
rounds at the Marysville Athletic Club
rooms Saturday night. Jones was ten
pounds the heavier. The referee
awarded the fight and purse to Hunting
ton. They did not fight to a finish,
fearing the police would interfere.
Managing the Old-Clo' Man.
An observant young man assures me
that there are few things more amusing
than to deal with an old-clo' man. He
has discovered the secret of driving a
bargain, and it is to name a price and
stick to it. The old-clo' man comes on
call, and presents himself black bag in
hand, ready to buy anything, from a
second-hand derby hat to an outgrown
dress suit. He comes prepared to bar
gain, always insists that the seller set
the price, and instantly offers a third of
the figure named. If the seller has kept
within a reasonable sum the buyer
comes by degrees to the price de
manded. At the slightest sign of weak
ening on the seller's part, however, the
old-clo' man becomes as hard as steel.
The one thing he is not prepared for is
the man who serenely stands by his
first price, and that policy always wins.
—[N. Y. Star.
Watch for a New Literary Star.
A gentleman who is the literary
spokesman of several clubs said to a
gathering in the corner:
"Keep your eyes open. Watch the
magazines. There is a new light in the
horizon. There is a story which you may
soon read which will in some respects
answer the question you have been ask
ing: 'Have we no novelist?' The
writer of this story is a woman. They
tell me she has the descriptive powers
of Dickens, without any of that weari
ness of style which Dickens had occa
sionally, no matter where you met him.
I am not at liberty to say more now, for
if I did I should becliarged by somebody
with advertising the publisher. I can
only repeat, keep your eyes open."—
Wine in High Places.
The terrible fact comes out that Presi
dent Harrison and Vice-President Mor
ton sometimes drink wine ; that cham
pagne and claret are not unknown at
white house dinners, and that the vice
president ventures to place seven wine
glasses before his guests and fills them
all. The more alarming fact is that Mr.
Wanamaker is the only public man of
the highest range of importance in the
service of his country who does not
drink wine, or, as they say in the regions
where the people dwell in moral sub
limity, press the bottle to his neighbor's
The Springfield Union suggests that
the government call in thes-cent nickels
and substitute aluminum. Aluminum
now costs about the same as nickel. It
is cleaner and lighter, as well as prettier,
and its use in this way would also serve
as a sort of introduction of the metal to
the people, who would thus become ac
customed to it and be given a chance to
learn its qualities and characteristics.
The suggestion is a good one.—[Norwich
Tip for Tip.
"Here, waiter, is a dollar for a tip.
I've just been looking over the bill of
fare. Now tell me honest, what you can
Waiter (in a hoarse whisper)—Go to
some other restaurant.
RAZORS IN THE AIR.
A Negro Dance Ends in a
One Man Carved and a Peace
Two Double Tragedies in Colored
Haunts of Sin.
A Battle Between Catholic Parishoaers
and Electric Light Men—Other
Associated Press Dispatches. I
Indianapolis, June 22.—Marshal Dil
lon, of Haughville, was mortally wounded
this morning. Some negroes had a big
dance and all got more or less drunk.
About midnight one of them, Peter Car
penter, got into a row with Patrick
Horn, an Irishman, and Horn was cut
with a razor. This victory made the ne
groes hilarious. Marshal Dillon was
called, and in company with Andy
Moore attempted to quell the disturb-'
ance. They were attacked by the whole
mob, the members brandishing knives
and razors. They soon began firing their
revolvers, and about thirty shots were
fired, one of them fatally wounding Mar
shal Dillon. Peter Carpenter was soon
arrested for cutting Horn, and Allen
Ross for shooting Dillon. They were
brought to this city to avoid mob vio
lence, as the citizens of Haughville are
A Battle Between Parishoners and Elec
tric Light Men.
Saratoga, June 22.—Yesterday after
noon there was a row in Schuylkill be
tween a gang of electric light "company
workmen and the parishoners of the
Church of the Visitation (Catholic), thej
latter insisting that the workmen should
not set poles in front of the church. No
one was badly injured, though missiles
flew in showers. Sheriff Deyoe ordered
the rioters to desist. They refused, and
a fight ensued. The matter quieted
down after several arrests, although 100
men with pistols and other arms guarded
the church all night, and today. It is
understood that both sides are ready for
a fracas Monday morning, and should
the trouble be reopened, it is likely the
military will be called out.
ROW ON A TRAIN.
Two «ejroe« Killed and a Number of
Atlanta , Ga., June 22.—A row occurred
on an East Tennessee train, near Ellen
wood, last night. Mr. Rooks, of Dallas,
and Mr. Bassett, of Rockmart, white
men, were badly wounded by pistols.
Two negroes were killed, one being shot
through the head and another cut al
most to pieces—and others more or less
hurt during the melee. Several women
narrowly escaped injury from flying
TWO OF A KIND.
A Pair of Double Tragedies in Birming
Birmingham, Ala., June 22. — This
morning Charles Cato (white) shot and
killed his mistress, Lizzie Mitchell, a
negress, and then suicided. Four hours
later William Tatum shot and mortally
wounded Mary Barnett, his mistress,
and then blew out his own brains, in a
different bagnio. Jealousy caused both
New York, June 22 —Representatives
of the conservative element of the order
of railway conductors, opposed to the
recent action of that body in cutting out
the non-striking clause from the consti
tution, met here today and
decided to secede from the old
organization,and formed a new one to be
known as "The Independent Order of
Railroad Conductors." The constitu
tion of the old order was adopted practi
cally as it was before the recent meeting.
Ex-Grand Chief Wheaton was elected
president of the new order.
Austin Corbin's Plans.
Philadelphia, June 22.-The report that
Austin Corbin would shortly tender his
resignation as president of the Reading
railroad is conlirmed by the directors of
that road. His successor will be Vice-
President A. A. MeLeod. When asked
what led to Corbin's action, Director
Antelo said He resigned in order to push
forward a big enterprise in New York
city. Antelo declined to speak further
on the subject.
Confronted by Highwaymen.
Wilkesharre. Pa., June 22.—Two
young men of this city, returning in a
buggy from a pleasure resort tonight,
were confronted by three masked high
waymen on the turnpike where Farmer
Rosecrans was murdered two years ago.
Their horses being frightened by a dark
lantern,needed no urging, and the young
men made their escape amid a fusilade
of revolver shots. A posse has gone out
in pursuit of the robbers.
Chicago's Wonderful Growth.
Chicago, June 22. —Census Supervisor
Gilbert, in an interview tonight, said,
from the returns already in, the popula
tion of Chicago will certainly be over a
million—how much, he could not say,
but he thought, considerable. The
population of the city certainly more
than doubled in the last decade.
Carlisle's Successor Chosen.
Louisville, Ky., June 22.—Worth
Dickinson was yesterday chosen by the
usual majority to succeed John G. Car
lisle as the representative in congress of
the sixth Kentucky district.
Collision of Trains.
Selma, Ala., June 22.—A collision oc
curred at Colera today, an engine back
ing into a passenger train. A colored
woman was killed and several children
A Lovelorn Maid Suicides.
Portland, Ore., June 22.—The body
of Maggie Curran, a domestic who had
been missing since last Sunday, was dis
covered in Guilds lake today. It is said
the girl committed suicide on account of
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the failure of a young man to whom she
was engaged, to meet her at her home
Killed by Lightning.
Conemaugh, Pa., June 22.—Mrs.
Patrick Stanton, of Upper Prospect, was
struck by lightning tonight and instantly
killed. Her husband and son were also
shocked and fatally injured.
New York, June 22.—The Normandiey
Boston, June 22.—10wa, from Liver
A New Harbor.
London, June 22.—A company has
been formed to construct a harbor at-
St. Brandown, on the Bristol channel,
for American liners. The port is to be
linked with London by the Great West
Advices from Mexico.
City or Mexico, June 22,— United
States Minister Ryan is ill.
An attempt was made yesterday to
assassinate Jos£ Sanchez Ramon, gen
eral manager of the Inter-Gceanic rail
Brazil's New Constitution.
Rio de Jaseiro, June 22.— President
Da Fonseca signed the new constitution
at a ministerial dinner tonight. The
text of the constitution was approved at
the cabinet council yesterday.
Paris, June 22.—1t is stated that the
English and French governments have
exchanged satisfactory communications
regarding the Anglo-German agreement.
Gone to Windsor.
London, June 22.—The duke and
duchess of Connaught landed at Liver
pool today and proceeded to Windsor.
GERMANY IS LIKE THE HORSE
England Asked to Make Further Conces
sions in Africa—Bismarck Would Sup
port Caprivi in the Reichstag.
Berlin, June 22,—The Hamburger
Naehriehten, supposed to be inspired,
suggests that England give further proof
of its good will by ceding to Germany
Walfisch bay, which is valueless to Eng
land and of the utmost inportance
to Germany as a harbor for its South
west African possessions.
Prince Bismarck in the Naehriehten
denies the Radical reports that he would
never enter the reichstag and support
Chancellor Yon Caprivi. He declares
that he would not accept the seat if
compelled to oppose the government,
though his general agreement with it
would not prevent his expressing devi
ating opinions when necessary.
THE CREDIT FONCIER.
M. Christophle Given Time to Reply to
the Inspectors' Charges.
Paris, June 22.—The report of the in
spectors who investigated the affairs of
the Credit Foncier proved so unfavorable
that the government has postponed its
publication until M. Christophle, gov
ernor of the institution, has had time
to frame a reply. The inspectors accuse
Christophle of having made unauthor
ized advances. Credit Foncier shares
yesterday fell thirty-five francs, carrying
rents down also.
Le Pai.r today stated that Christophle
had tendered his resignation, but that
the minister of finance declined to ac
cept it till he could consult the rest of
Lieutenant Wise, who was sent to
Colombia to arrange for the extension of
the Panama canal concession, cables
that he has received assurances that
the Colombian government will support
him in his mission.
Warfare in Dahomey.
London. June 22.—A dispatch from
Lagos says : Popular superstition pre
venting the king of Dohomey from re
entering his capital after defeat, the
king attacked the Egbas and took a
thousand prisoners. The Egbas then
attacked and defeated the Dahomeyans,.
Cholera Dying Out.
Madrid, June 22. —The cholera epi
demic makes no progress. There are
few fresh cases at any point. The offi
cials declare that seventy-five persons of
those attacked, will recover.
Held for a Ransom.
Constantinople, June 22. —Brigands
near Sinekli have captured Mohammed
Bey, a man of great wealth. They de
mand £12;000 for his release. Turkish
soldiers have been dispatched in pursuit
of the brigands.
He (passionately)—Do you truly love
She (thoughtfully)— Last week I would
unhesitatingly have answered yes.
Since then, however, I have been read
ing a journal which describes with great
exactitude and deep analysis several
phases of the emotion. If you will hand
me the book on the table there, I will
compare my present sensation with those
described, and 1 will then be able, I
think, to answer your question intelli
Only Twenty-nine Trunks.
lam told that Miss Gwendoline Cald
well, when she came back from Europe
had enough baggage to have contained a
trousseau for the princess she once ex
pected to he. It consisted of twenty
nine trunks, not to mention hat-boxes,
bundles, rugs and steamer comforts.
Her sister, who brought home a trous
seau, had twenty-six pieces of luggage.
—[New York I'ress.
Passengers on the tally-ho make no
pretense at correct severity of attire.
The women, of course, are always
smartly dressed, but the men are clad in
anything from a plain summi 1 ushWM
suit to a frock coat and f
trousers. The variety of hatf • i
lively bewildering. Every color, Hliape
and size of Derby appears, an 1 now and
then some passenger wears 8 soft black
felt of southwestern patte .—[N. V,