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V OL. XXXIV.—NO. 88.
IN SPITE OF HEAT
The Pythian Parade Was a
Ten Thousand' Knights in Line
Rival Factions of the Order of Elks
Fifteen Thousand Pedagogues Attend the
National Educational Convention
at St. Paul.
Associp'ed Press Dispatches. I
Milwaukee, July 8. —The parade of
the Knights of Pythias, in spite of the
almost unbearable heat, was a great suc
cess. Ten thousand men were in line.
The fiftieth brigade was composed of 150
Oalifornians and knights from other
western states, under Commander-Gen-
eral George H. Schaeffner. Commander
Cainahan strenuously denounced the
story to the effect that he had refused
the California delegation admission to
the quarters because they wanted to
bring wine and liquors into camp. "It
is a vicious lie, and seems to have been
printed with malicious intent," the gen
eral said. "There is no California divis
ion here, and I have not yet met a single
man from that state. No application for
quarters was made, and quite naturally
could not have been refused."
The statement above referred to was
to the effect that General Carnahan,
commander of the uniformed knights,
being a temperance man, ordered that
not only the strictest military discipline
should be observed, but that no liquor
of any sort should be allowed inside of
the camp; that a regiment from Cali
fornia had brought along a carload of
the product of the California vineyards;
that they were in ignorance of the chief's
order, and proceeded to roll their wine
into camp; that it was ordered out,
whereupon the far west men said they
would camp beside, their grape juice out
side the walls.
Approximately, 15,000 men responded
to the reveille at Camp Carnahan this
morning, but for all that was positively
known at General Carnahan's head
quarters, there might have been a mil
lion men under the tents last night.
There is a deplorable lack of system
about the management of the camp, and
the responsibility does not seem to rest
on the shoulders of any particular per
sons. Up to noon only two brigades had
submitted to Adjutant-General McKee a
report of the number of men under their
Several cases of prostration from heat
were reported yesterday and today, but
none were serious. The Red Cross So
ciety has established a hospital on the
grounds and is caring for some of the
cases of sickness.
The grand parade took place after
noon, and was the most successful fea
ture of the encampment.
The features of this morning's Pythian
conclave were a grand reception at the
exposition building and the opening of
the deliberations of the supreme lodge.
The exercißes at the exposition building
were opened by the mayor, who made a
speech of welcome. The governor fol
lowed with a welcome on behalf of the
people of Wisconsin. Following the re
ception the members of the supreme
lodge were escorted to the West Side
Turner hall, which was provided for
their use during the supreme lodge's
session, and the first meeting of that
body was opened.
ORDER OF ELKS.
Proceedings of the Grand Lodge in Ses
sion at Cleveland.
Cleveland, July B.—The grand lodge
of the Benevolent Protective Order of
Elks met this morning. All the grand
officers were present. Exalted Grand
Ruler Quinlin made the opening ad
dress, during which he referred to the
New York difficulty. He said if any
one present feared legal proceedings, he
would be permitted to withdraw. All
the delegates from New York state ap
plauded and refused to leave the hall.
A Brooklyn Elk said: "We are here
and will remain. All we want is pro
tection in our rights." He was assured
that that would be done. The roll call
showed 190 members present. Ad
journed until Wednesday morning.
Every lodge but No. 1, of New York
•city, is represented. The parade this
afternoon, although the heat was almost
unbearable, was a success. The banquet
at the city armory tonight was largely
attended. No intoxicating beverages
The Mew York Branch.
New Yoek, July B.—The grand lodge
of the Benevolent Protective Order of
Elks, in conformity with the order of
Judge Lawrence, met today and elected
grand lodge officers. Resolutions were
adopted declaring that the meeting in
session at present in Cleveland does not
represent, and is not pait of, theforder,
and any and all of its acts purporting to
relate to the order in any way are repu
diated, and said assembly is declared
clandestine. A declaration of principles
was also adopted, setting forth
that the primary object of the Elks
was the establishment of a fund for
the relief of the members of the theatri
cal, minstrel, musical, variety, circus
and literary professions, and as many
subordinate" lodges had been ignoring
this principle, the committee on laws
and supervision is directed to formulate
such amendments as will compel observ
ance by the subordinate lodges of this
principal landmark of the order. Officers
were elected. This body is opposed to
the Cleveland meeting, and composed of
members who hold that the grand lodge
can only meet in New York.
THE NATION'S EDUCATORS.
The National Convention Formally
Opened at St. Paul.
St. Paul, July B.—-Almost a perfect
day ushered in the national educational
association convention. The largest
crowd ever known in the history of the
association is present. Sev thousand
educators were in the «hv •<• '■' c "•' ■'■
yesterday. The trains last night and
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this morning were all crowded. School
teachers are to be met everywhere and
four or five thousand are being enter
tained by friends in St. Paul and Minne
apolis, and more than that number have
been assigned to quarters by the local
committee. The closing session of the
national educational council was held
this morning in the hall of the house of
representatives. Several reports were
read, and addresses were delivered in
memory of Eev. E. E. Higbee, I).
D., LL. D., of Pennsylvania, recently
deceased. In executive session the
council decided to appoint a committee
to revise the methods of doing business,
the report*> be made next year. Offi
cets for the coming year were elected,
nearly all the old officers being re-elected
as follows: President, Peabody; vice
president. A. J. Rickoff, of New York;
secretary and treasurer, I). T. Kiehle,
Minnesota; executive committee, C. C.
Rounds, New Hampshire; Joseph Bald
win, Texas; Lillie J. Martin, California;
Henry M. James, Nebraska.
A formal welcome to the city and state
was given at Rice park by Governor
Merrhtin and other speakers. Numer
ous responses were made, and many
prominent educators spoke briefly.
The new members of the national ed
ucational council elected today were:
Daniel B. Hagan, Massachusetts; H. S.
Tarbell, Rhode Island; E. W. Coy.Ohio;
EllaC. Sabin, Oregon; W. D. "Parker,
Wisconsin. To fill expired terms: W.
H. Bartholomew, Kentucky; J. E. Brad
ley, Minnesota; J. L. Jones, Indiana; E.
O. Lyte, Pennsylvania.
Several interesting state exhibits are
to be seen in different parts of the city.
The Colorado exhibit has a card of fully
tabulated statistics, pictures of Colorado
school buildings and pictures and de
signs of special interest from that state.
Florida's exhibit is composed of a choice
collection of products from that state.
St. Paul, July 8. —In an address by
Hon. E. D. McElroy, of Oregon, he
urged the association to meet at Port
land in 1894. At the evening session
some interesting addresses were made.
A CRACK CALIFORNIAN.
SANTIAGO CAPTURES THE DREXEL
The Race Marred by a Fatal Accident.
Bella B. Lowers the Seven Furlongs
Record at Monmouth Park.
Washington Pakk, July 8. —Drexel
stakes was the event of the day at to
day's races. It was captured by the
crack California horse Santiago. A fatal
accident marred the sport in this race,
one of the jockeys being killed by.falling
off his horse.
Three-quarters of a mile, maiden two
year-olus—Vollera won, Mirabeau sec
ond, Glen Rusa third ; time 1:16J«.
Mile and a sixteenth, three-year and
upwards—Robespiere won, Flyaway
second, Etruria third ; time 1:49.
Drexel stakes for three-year-olds, one
mile—Santiago first, Blarney Stone sec
ond, English Lady third; time 1:48%.
Noretta fell entering the straight and
rolled over Abyss, her lider, breaking
Mile and seventy yards—Heron won,
Prophecy second, Lizzie B. third; time
Three-fourths of a mile, heats—First:
Lake View won, Delmar second, Pat
Sheedy third; time, Second:
Lake View won, Pat Sheedy second,
Delmar third; time, 1 :14}4-
Monmouth Park Races.
Monmouth Park, July 8. —Weather
hot; attendance large; track fast.
Seven furlongs—Bella B. won, Fitz
James second, Kenwood third; time,
1:23)4. The best previous record was
1:26 2-5, made over the Sheepshead Bay
track by Britannic.
Hopeful stakes, two-year-olds, three
quarters of a mile —Reckon won, Pick
wicker second, Bolero third; time,
Lorillard stakes, three-year-olds—
Starters —Padishah, Protection, Sir
John, Tournament, Burlington, Devotee,
Torso, Banquet. Tournament led from
the start, and kept it until near the
finish, when Torso came to the front
and won by a length, Tournament sec
ond. Banquet third; time, 2:364. The
Lorillard stakes were worth $21,000 to
Mile and furlong—Longstreet won,
Diablo second, Stockton third; time,
Two-year-olds, three-quarters mile—
Bermuda won. Correction second;
Eclipse third; time, 1:12.
Three-year-olds and upward, five fur
longs—Carrie G. won, Vardee second,
Raymond third; time, 59'^.
Pacific Coast Trotting Meeting.
San Francisco, July B.—At a meeting
of the Pacific Coast Trotting Horse
Breeders' Association today the follow
ing new purses were added to the pro
gramme for the regular fall meeting of
the association : Free for all trot, $1,500;
free for all pacing race, $1 200; 2:30 pac
ing race, $800 ; 2:20 trot, $1,500 ; 2:40
A resolution was adopted asking for
sealed bids up to September lst from
race tracks which desired to offer mon
etary inducement for the privilege of
having the location of the meeting.
Much Suffering Reported at the Cheycnno
St. Paul, July B.—A Pioneer Press spo
cial from Pierre, S. D., says : News from
the Cheyenne Indian agency confirms
the surmises of trouble at that point.
About 4,000 Indians are at the agency,
and they created a disturbance today
when they found that no rations could
be issued until Tuesday. The delay is
caused by the fact that cattle were not
driven in from the iange,leaving the In
dians almost starving from Monday un
til tomorrow. The Indians also object
to be counted in the census, and the
census will be taken with great diffi
culty. The condition of the Indians is
deplorable. Yesterday twelve died of
consumption and lung fever, and the
physician had many more serious cases
on his hands. The sickness prevails
almost entirely among the semi-civ
Over Nichols's Veto.
Baton Rouge, La., July B.—tho lot
tery bill passed the house over the gov
ernor's veto —yens, 08; nays, 31.
WEDNESDAY MORNING, JULY 9, 1890.
Santa Fe Surveyors Still in
Extension to 'Frisco Surely
Three New Dining- Cars Ordered for
the Central Pacific.
The Australian Colonies will Withdraw
Their Subsidies to American Mail
Associated Press Dispatches. I
San Fkancisco, July B.—The Chronicle.
says: Samuel Rockwell, chief of the
Santa Fe's engineer corps, has completed
a survey from Mojave to Tejon pass.
The steepest grade will not be over forty
feet to the mile, and there will be but
two tunnels, a long and a short one. An
addition of twelve men and an engineer
has just been made to the surveying
party, and they will go to work from
Tejon pass north along the San Joaquin
valley \p Antioch or Tejon. The original
surveying party is at Castac lake, and
will return to Mojave on the line of the
levels first run, setting the final grade
stakes. The grade from Mojave to Cas
tac will be so that a single engine can
pull thirty-five freight cars clear up with
ease. It is said that contracts for the
first sixty miles of the road will be let
New Dining Cars.
President Huntington, of the South
ern Pacific Company, placed r.a order
this week with the Pullman, Jar Com
pany for the constructionthree din
ing cars that are to be on the Cen
tral Pacific road, for th»» accommodation
of the passengers oi,K-a fash mail train.
Pullman promises *.yvfave tl'j cars ready
by the middle of Oc) jber. It is
not the intention to •in through
between Oakland pier and Ogden, jut
only back and forth between Wells and
Truckee. The cars will be kept run
ning back and forth across Nevada, but
in no wa.y will they interfere with the
eating houses along the line, the latter
continuing to be used for passengers of
second-class trains and the crews of
in Soledad Canon.
Chief Engineer Hood, of the Southern
Pacific, has returned from Soledad
canon, where he has been superintend
ing the laying of a new track out of the
reach of floods. Twenty miles of track
were carried away by the floods last win
ter, and temporary tracks have since
been used. The permi nent track will
be completed in a few weeks. The cost
of the repairs is estimated at $500,000.
TO BE WITHDRAWN.
The British Colonies Will i.'o Longer
San Francisco, July 8. —The Journal
of Commerce has an editorial this morn
ing calling attention to the fact that
colonies of New South Wales and New
Zealand intend, in November next, to
discontinue the subsidy which they
have paid for the past twenty years to
maintain a regular line of mail steamers
between San Francisco and the colonies.
The paper states that this action on
the part of the colonies is due to the
failure of the United States. to pay at
least one-half the cost of maintaining
the present mail and passenger service.
The paper also points ■ out that the
amount of mail matter going from this
port to the colonies is nearly fifteen times
as great as that coining this way,
and that in 1889 the exports of mer
chandise from America to the colonies
amounted to $22,540,000, while imports
from the colonies amounted to but
$16,231,620,5h0wing a balance of trade in
favor of America. The Journal of Commerce
declares that in view of present circum
stances, the end of steam communica
tion between America and the British
colonies in the South Pacific is near, and
deems it imperative that congress should
devote early and prompt attention to the
A Seaman's Fall.
San Francisco, July B.—Frank Ross,
a seaman on vie schooner Laguna, lying
at Fourth and Channel streets, fell from
aloft while scraping masts today, to the
deck. He fractured his skull by the
fall, and it is thought that the un
fortunate man will die from his in
Sentenced to be Hanged.
Eureka, Cal., July B.—Charles 11.
Bowden, convicted of the murder of Mrs.
Lily M. Price last January, was this
morning sentenced by Judge Hunter to
be hanged on the sth of next month. A
motion to appeal was entered.
Dundee, July 8. —The news today is
that the.Greenland seal and whale fish
ery is almost a total failure.
Sheffield, July 8. —The mayor has
called a meeting for Monday next to
protest against the McKinley bill.
Paris, July B.—Eyraud and Gabriel
Bompard were confronted today at the
scene of the murder of Gouffe. They
adhered to their previous statements.
London, July 8. —Pzetta, the American
amateur sculling champion, competed
with Kennedy in the fiast heat for the
diamond sculls at the Henry regatta to
day. Kennedy won the heat by four
Madrid, July 8. —The new cabinet has
issued a circular outlining its policy. It
announces its intention to give decided
and sincere protection to national pro
ductions by a revision of the tariff.
A New Propulsive Force.
Paris, July B.—Paul Gifford, a French
scientist, has discovered a new propul
sive force—condensed liquid gas. Three
hundred drops of this compound are
contained in a small steel receptable
uuder a rifle barrel, and each time
the trigger is pulled one drop falls
into the breach behind the bullet. Its
contact with the air causes it to volatize
instantaneously, with an expansive
force far exceeding gunpowder, 'and it
expels the bullet with terrible velocity,
accompanied by neither noise noi
An Embezzler Arrested.
Seattle, July B.—L. H. Bartlett, who
is wanted at Fort Morgan, Colorado, on
the charge of embezzling funds of the
Fort Morgan National Bank while cash
ier in 1889, has been arrested here by a
detective. Bartlett's shortage amounts
to $57,000. Bartlett came to Puget
sound several months ago, and being
out of money went to work as a waiter
on the steamer George E. Starr, which
runs on the sound. He was afterwards
promoted to the position of freight clerk,
which place he held at the time of his
Chinese Kcmovlng Their Dead.
Eueeea, Cal., July B.—Last evening
the common council received a petition
from Chinese in San Francisco, request
ing that their representative be allowed
to come here to disinter and remove the
bodies of dead Chinamen. The peti
tioners pledge themselves to depart as
soon as their work is completed. The
council granted the petitioners' request.
This is looked upon as a recognition of
Eureka's distinctive position on the
Bawdy Houses Burned.
Spokane Falls, July B.—Fire broke
out this afternoon in a building occupied
as a house of ill repute, at the corner of
Ferry and Aldo streets. The firemen
were slow in reaching the scene and the
water supply was inadequate. Three
.bawdy houses were burned with all
their contents. The total loss is about
$15,000, well covered by insurance. The
buildings were owned by Peter Costello.
Scarcity of Coal.
San Francisco, July B.—The scarcity
of coal in the local market which has
been marked for several weeks has
created quite an excitement on the
water front, and the arrival of coal
laden vessels is awaited now with much
anxiety. Yesterday the Bundaleer ar
rived from Departure bay and docked at
Pacific street, and competition among
buyers for her coal was very lively.
BERING SEA CLAIMS.
A BRITISH COMMONER INVESTI
GATING THE MATTER.
He is Gathering Information at Victoria—
The Stories About Sealers Making
Armed Resistance Denied.
Victoria, B. C, July B.—Haveleyllill,
member of the imperial house of com
mon?, is here gathering further informa
tion about the Bering sea claims. Hill
brought the matter before the commons
this year, but it was ;p'f/ poned at the
request of the nz/j//*y of foreign af
The statement's appearing in American
papers, dated yjctoX*, that schooners
were arriving hero and at Maple bay for
the purpose of resistance to American
revenue cutters in Beringsea, are wholly
without foundation. Tiie sealers are
generally of the opinion that no seizures
will be made this year, and have
gone into Bering sea in large numbers.
There is a rumor here that the English
war cruisers, lately arrived in port, will
go into Bering sea'for the protection of
British sealers, but this lias not yet been
ON THE DIAMOND.
The League and Brotherhood Gautes
Show the Usual Results.
Boston, July B.—Boston (league)
easily won today's game from Pittsburg.
Score —Boston, 15; Pittsburg, 4.
Philadelphia, July B.—The local
league team scored an easy victory over
Cincinnati this afternoon. Attendance,
Score —Philadelphia, 9; Cincinnati, 4.
iNew York, July B.—Brooklyn (league)
won another easy victory today, defeat
ing Cleveland. Attendance, 700.
Score —Cleveland, 1; Brooklyn, 7.
New York, July 8. —Chicago (league)
again won through superior batting.
The New Yorkers seemed overcome by
the intense heat. Attendance, 500.
Score —New York, 2; Chicago, 3.
Brooklyn, July B.—About 500 specta
tors saw Chicago (brotherhood) defeat
Brooklyn this afternoon.
Score —Brooklyn, 2; Chicago, 8.
New York, July 8. —New York (broth
erhood) won the game from Buffalo to
day with ridiculous ease. Attendance,
Score—New York, 20; Buffalo, 10.
Boston, July 8. —The Clevelands
(brotherhood) won today's ganiebytheir
batting of Radbourne. Attendance, 700.
Score—Boston, 7; Cleveland, 9.
Philadelphia, July 8. —The local
brotherhood won this afternoon by
Score—Philadelphia, 13; Pittsburg, 10.
Columbus, July 8. —Columbus, \5 ;
Louisville, July 8. —Louisville, 10;
St. Louis, July B.—St. Louis, 13;
Toledo, July B.—Brooklyn game
postponed; wet grounds.
A Patent Suit Decided.
Philadelphia, July B.—ln the United
States court today, Judge Butler decided
that Lillie's patent for a sugar evaporat
ing apparatus was valid, and that the
Yearban patent apparatus is an infringe
ment upon it. Harding & Dickerson
represented Lillie, and Chauncey Smith
and E. P. Howe represented Yearban.
In this case both parties agreed to use
experts, the counsel themselves acting
as experts. The suit involves all the
sugar manufactories in the country, and
a large amount of money.
A Family Cremated.
Louisville, July B.—Near Harmony,
Ky., Saturday, the family of William
Watson, consisting of his wife, 8-year-old
son and 18-months-old baby, were
burned to death. Watson was away
with a number of friendsvafia returning
saw bis home in flames from the top of
a neighboring hill. Before he could
reach the house, tho family, who had
gone to bed, were cut off and beyond
Yellow Jack* Victim.
Chicago, July B.—Word has been re
vived that W M. Woodside, the well
knowi byclyist, died recently of yellow
lever at Rio de Janeiro.
WIND AND SUN.
Discordant Elements Raging
in the East.
A Terrific Storm Sweeps Over
Vessels Wecked, Buildings Demol
ished and People Killed.
Western Pennsylvania and Northern Ohio
Also Storm Centers—Extreme
Associated Press Dispatches. 1
Troy, N. V., July B.—The report was
received at the railroad station late to
night that the Bluff Point hotel, on the
shore of Lake Champlain, owned hy the
Delaware and Hudson Railway Com
pany, was blown into the lake this
afternoon and several lives lost. It is
known that a severe storm, amounting
almost to a cyclone, raged in that
vicinity today, and the wires are all
down and no particulars are obtainable.
It is reported from Saratoga that near
the Bluff Point hotel a number of per
sons out in row-boats were lost. Sixteen
or more are said to be missing.
Later—General Passenger Agent Bur
dick, of the Delaware and Hudson, left
here after midnight for Bluff Point. He
said the latest information was that
while the hotel was considerably dam
aged, only one life was lost. The storm
was of extreme severity.
Saratoga, July B.—Passengers on a
train which reached here at 2 a. m. from
Montreal, say the storm was general
from Rouse's Point to Whitehall. Many
houses at Rouse's Point and other towns
along the lake were destroyed. The Bluff
Point hotel, they state, is seriously dam
aged, but no one was injured. One guest,
name unknown, who was out in a row
boat, was drowned.
Burlington, Vt., July 8. —The storm
this afternoon was the worst known for
years, and several private yachts had
narrow escapes from sinking. The
steam tug Nellie, Captain Clarke, of
Willsboro, foundered off Rouse's point,
and sank with Captain Clarke, his son
and the engineer, name unknown, on
board. So far as learned no lives were
lost in this immediate vicinity, but there
was great damage to property.
New York, July B.—A Plattsburffj
New York, special was interrupted by
the breaking of the wires by the storm
being described, and here is what came
through : A terrific wind storm passed
over the city this afternoon. Several
lives were lost and an immense amount
of damage was done. Huge trees were
snapped off and uprooted, houses were
unroofed and shattered, and the wildest
excitement ensued. There was no time
to seek shelter. Debris covered the
streets and several were stricken down
and killed while others were drowned.
The loss is very great.
Win thorn, Maine, In tke rath, of the
New England Hurricane.
Winthorp, Me., July B.—At 8:30 to
night, a very severe storm set in, accom
panied by almost incessant thunder and
lightning, together with a heavy gale.
Many houses were more or less dam
aged. The belf'y of the Methodist
church was blown off, and fell upon
Chester Shaw's house, which collapsed
under the weight of the belfry. Mrs.
Shaw was fatally injured. The other
members of the family had a narrow
escape. No other fatalities are reported,
but several were badly injured.
In Western Pennsylvania.
Pittsburg, Pa., July 8. —A storn in
Western Pennsylvania and Eastern
Ohio, tonight, did great damage. Trees
were blown down in all directions, roads
blocked everywhere and wire communi
cation interrupted. At Erie, William
Smith was killed and his sister stunned
At Cleveland, Ohio.
Cleveland, July B.—A tremendous
wind storm from the northwest struck
this city this evening, and did great
damage to property. Freight cars were
overturned on the" railroads, and great
hoisting machines at the ore docks com
pletely destroyed. Many houses were
badly damaged, and the losses will aggre
gate $200,000. The same storm did
much damage at Canton, but no one was
The Dakota Hurricane.
St. Paul, July 8. —A Jamestown, N.
D., special to the Pioneer-Press says:
Yesterday morning's hurricane did great
damage in the James river valley. John
Fosberg, a farmer, near Jamestown, was
killed and his wife and baby fatally in
jured. In the southern part of the
county in a strip ten miles long and four
miles wide, the crops were annihilated.
The hail was terrific, and five thousand
acres of grain was destroyed.
MORE WEATHER REPORTS.
Violent Storms Causing a Cool Wave
to Follow the Heat.
CniCAGo, July 8. —The hot spell was
broken in this city this evening by a de
lightfully cool breeze which swept down
from the north. The signal service offi
cer says this is the effect of the big
storm in the northwest yesterday, and
that the excessive hot epell is ended for
the present, at least. Reports from all
points in lowa,lllinois, Missouri, Eastern
Kansas, Ohio, Michigan and Kentucky
report excessive heat today and many
prostrations; the fatalities fortunately
are few. The maximum temperature of
the season is reported from Kansas City,
Louisville, Cincinnati and Ohio points.
In Ohio and Pennsylvania this evening
there were severe local winds and elec
tric storms, which did much damage at
various points. The same is re
ported from New York and the
New England states, as men
tioned elsewhere in these dispatches.
Boston, Syracuse, Albany and other
points report a temperature of over 98
degrees. It is thought by Thursday the
cool wave will spread over the whole
territory east of the Mississippi river,
affording much-needed relief. New
York City had a scorching day, as told
in the dispatches above, A score of
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prostrations and one deatli from exces
sive heat are reported there tonight.
Richmond, Virginia, reports the hottest
day of the year, with the mercury at
101 in the shade.
WAVIB OF HEAT.
The Mercury Reaches 100 in the Shade
In Ne-w York City.
New York, July B.—Waves of heat
swept down upon this city today with
fierce rage. The mercury boiled and
struggled in its efforts to climb out of its
confining tube. The thermometer
started out at 8 o'clock with the mercury
at 75 degrees; at noon it was and
at 3 o'clock 100 degrees. There" have
been some prostrations today, but not
Pittsburg, July B.—This was the hot
test day in five years, 96 in the shade.
Mills were closed. A large number of
prostrations occurred, but so far no
fatalities are reported.
Chicago, July B.—The day opened a
little warmer than yesterday, the lowest
point touched by the mercury being 76
degrees; at 10 o'clock it was 83 degrees.
A SPEEDY KNOCK-OUT.
Weir, the Spider, Paralyzes a Fly Hosing
Buffalo, N. V., July B.—A prize fight
between Ike Weir, '"'the Spider," and
James Connor, instructor of the Buffalo
Athletic Club, took place tonight. The
men fought with skin gloves. In the
first round Weir led the fighting, and
got in two blows on Connor, although
the latter scored on Weir's left eye. In
the second, Connor made a ferocious
effort to reach Weir, but failed. In the
third he tried it again with the same re
sult, and before he could recover Weir
stretched him on the floor with a right
hander on the jaw. He gathered him
self up, but was too weak to continue,
and "the Spider" sent him back again
with a smash in the mouth, knocking
ARMS AND AMMUNITION.
CENTRAL AMERICAN STATES FLAC-
ING HEAVY ORDERS.
San Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala
Making Warlike Preparations — For
eign Residents Feeling Uneasy.
Washington, July B.—lt is rumored
that within the past week the Spencer,
Winchester and Eemington arms com
panies have received large orders for
small arms from Honduras, and Guate
mala and Salvador have been buying a
considerable quantity of powder from
the Vulcan Powder Company, of San.
1 Francisco. Salvador only a short time
I before Menendez's death, received 10,000
| stands of English rifles. General Ezeta
is now distributing those arms amongst
the people of Salvador, and has ordered
of the Connecticut cartridge manufac
turing company 2,000,000 rounds of am
munition. Both Americans and Euro
peans are experiencing a sense of inse
curity at the state of affairs, and a like
feeling pervades both Guatemala and
Honduras. The British, German
French, Spanish and Italian legations
have notified their respective govern
ments, and it will not be surprising to
see men-of-war make visits at an early
date to Central American ports.
The Illinois Central's Co-Operative IB
Chicago, July B.—Concerning the
published rumor that the officers of the
Illinois Central Railway Company were
seeking to induce the employees to in
vest their savings in securities of that
corporation, President Fish said today
that the company had no stock for sale,
but proposed to assist any of its officers
or employees to buy one share at a time
at a fair market price, the purchaser to
pay in sums of not less than $5. On
these sums interest will be credited, and
when the share is paid for he can, if he
wishes, begin the purchase of another.
It is hoped to enlist every frugal person
in any way connected with the railroad
as a partner, on a basis of the utmost
liberality ■to the small proprietor.
It is not proposed to form
a savings bank or benevolent
association, the experience of the com
pany being that the men prefer to han
dle these matters themselves. A pur
chaser may at any time have his
contract cancelled and money returned
to him with interest. Thus" the com
pany assumes the entire risk of fall in
the price of shares and expense of
doing the work. Fresident Fish be
lieves this plan, properly presented, will
induce greater thrift among the men.
and through their example spread
among the people the habit of saving
and investing in the securities of the
railroad which runs past their doors.
The ultimate object is to produce a
community of interest between citizens
and railways, which shall give a perfec
tion of railway service and be the most
profitable ot investments for the small
proprietor of sound dividend-paying
LUNCHED WITH BISMARCK.
American Riflemen Cordially Received
by the Ex-Chancellor.
Berlin, July B.—The Independent
New York shooting corps, in full uni
form, paid a visit to Bismarck today.
William Weber expressed the thanks of
the party for the privilege given them
of visiting the great man to whom
Germany owed her unity. Bismarck ex
pressed pleasure at the visit, and said
he had always striven to maintain good
relations with America. In his opinion
it would have been foolish to quarrel
over such a small question as that of
Samoa, and he had, therefore,
worked energetically to effect an ami
cable settlement. At the luncheon that
followed, the ex-chancellor was in a
cheery mood, and related many interest
ing anecdotes of his life.
Kerr's Case Continued.
San Francisco, July B.—When the
case of J. W. Kerr, charging with killing
Edward Cogan, the iron molder's ap-
Erentice, during the late attack made on
im by strikers, the defense requested a
week's continuance to enable the attor
neys to pt\ ' case. The pros
ecution coi o wae contin
ued to nex