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RECALL OF CEI. WEYLER
II is Asserted That He Will
Soon Leave for Spain.
NEGOTIATIONS WITH GOMEZ
Tho Cuban ConimundeiV Lust Hc
Xnsal to Parley "With Him Even
Iiiro Insulting Than Previous
Gues Wunld Not Put Himself oa
tbe Spanish Hatcher's Level.
Havana, via. Key West, July 27. Tlic
hews caincs again tliat Gen. Weylor is to
ruturn to Spain. His reoall lias been de
cided upon by tlic government of Senor
Onnovas, but It will not be officially pub
lished until the government is certain that
a general of high standing will take the
raspoaslbfhty of leading the Spanis.li army
Tbojiiutne of RanionJUuneo, Marquis of
J'enaiPlata.is mentioned as Gen. Wcylcr's
uttcassor again. Iiygpllu of the fact Iliac
'Gan. Blanco is not a member or the Con
feorvattvc party in Spain, the office Jyis
beca tendered to ulm twice.
Gen. Blanco, next to Gen Martinez
Compos. ie tbe Spanish captain general
w1k) "won in Cuba in former times the
groat os t reputation for humanity.
It Sbssertcdin Havana that Gen. "Weylor
wlll leave In a few days for Spain.
TJie fart i now well known here that
Gen. Weyler, -while in Saneti Spiritos, en
deavored to socuie an Inteiview wiUi Gen.
Gomez for the purpose of offering him
nunc an the lmals of boaie rule. Gen.
ptevtoae refusals to enter upon any kind
of negot&iUous with him the Cuban com
mander -would not 1 eject a diiect proposl
tin fnwn Mm for a peaceful confeience,
hat Gen. Gomez's answer was the same as
before, iumI even moro Insulting: "Tell
Gun. Weyter,"hc said to the representative
of tihscaptelH general, lhat I do not eon
rfttoi Mm h man of honor. lie is too deep
In tfce unMl to raise himself to my level and
confer -with me."
The failure of Gen- "Weylor Is now ac
knowledged in Ouba, even by the most
umtowfHTHutehtg Spaniards in the capital.
Gon. Weyicr himself says tliat the cen
tral government has thwarted him iu his
liae to mUnty public opinion iu the Tniu;d
Status. According to the captain general,
his treatment of Cubans has been far
milder than It would have been had it
net -been for the interference pf Senor
Canovae. The Immediate cause of Gen.
"WeyJer's present disgrace was his futile
attempt to earry on a fcumemr campaign
lnthe east, and his reiterated reports
that he had pacified the central and
western provinces, though tlie revolution
has proved to be as strong and active
in those districts as ever.
The "withdrawal of Spanish troops from
Bianr del Bio, navana, and Matanzas,
not only strengthened the revolution in
those provlncep, but also exposed the
Spanish troops thus given to activity
to all the deadly influences of the rainy
reason, wMch have killed many hundreds
of thorn. In less than two weeks after
their departure from the West -10 per
cont of the soldiers, were stricken with
yellow fever, malaria, and dysentery.
News from Santiago de Cuba .says that
after a skirmish with the insurgents the
Spanish guerrilla forces of Niguero had
to retire in haste, because stronger Cuban
forces were approaching. They had no
time to save a convoy they were carry
ing and so It fell Into the hands of the Cu
bans, who captured a large quantity of
anus and ammunitions, three large ease-
of medicines and six niules loaded with
In the previous engagement the Spanish
losses were nineteen killed, among thpm
tome officers, and thirty-one wounded. The
Insurgents had one killed and six wounded.
They were commanded by theleader Vga,
-vho ordered that the Spanish wounded left
an the field should be humanely treated and
their wounds were dressed In a neighbor
VJJUV JUDICIOUS ADVICE.
.Ministerial Organ Say "Woodford
Should He Courteously Treated.
Madrid, July 21. Several provincial
newspapers say that the Cartists are pre
paring to receive Gen. "Woodford with hos
tile demonstrations. The ministerial or
gans advise the public to keep cool, and
El Correo, Liberal, sayb in effect that
the loyal and cultured people of Spain
-will Eee that the new American minister
receives good treatment.
Besides, the newspaper adds, "Our sit
uation is critical, and it is not to our
Interest to go looking for adventures."
"wocmronD will sail today.
To Stop In London und Paris Before
Going: to San Sebnstinn.
New York, Julj 27. Gen. Woodford, the
new minister to Spain, has completed
all arrangements for his departure on the
(Steamship Taris for Europe tomorrow.
He said tonight that he expected to go
directly to London and Temain there for
a week. There will alto be a week's
stay in Paris, whence Gen. Woodford will
go to San Sebastian.
He thus partially confirms The Times'
Tcccnt Madrid report that he would try
to secure English and French co-operation
in a joint demand for indemnity upon
Spain for the ill-treatment of foreigners
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3IILLS CLOSING DOWN.
The "Wave of Prosperity Fails to
Strllte New Kngland.
Lawrence, Mass., July 27. Lawrence
null workers were astonished yesterday
that the Atlantic and Evcrsett mills, em
ploying moie than 2,000 hand,, will
.shut down through a part of August. At
noon nollci'sof the suspension Were posted
up iu the mills. The Atlantic will cose
on July SO, and will rcmniti closed several
weeks. The Bversett will close on July
30 and will roMimc work on September
7. Tlie operatives in other mills of the
tity are now worrying over a possible
Boston. July 27.-Jorfcrson Coolidge,
treasurer of the Amoskcag Cotton mills of
Manchester, X. 11., says regarding the
shutting down of the mills, which was
announced yesterday: "We have made up
our accounts for the first six months of
tho year, and find that we have made no
money, and have not moved our goods, so
I have ordered the mills c-lcsed for the
month of August at least." The shut
dffwn will affect about 8,000 operatives.
Pall River, Mass., July 27.-The Saga
more and Iron Works Cotton Mills have
suspfnded operation, but it is expected
the shut down will only be a temporary
one. The looms and mules in the King
rhilip mills and tlic Granite and liar
graves, Mills arc also idle.
PLANS OF LABOR LEADERS
They Pledge Moral and Financial
Aid to (he Striking Miners.
The Fight In "West Virginia 3rore
Organizers "Will Be Put iu
Wheeling, W. Ya., July 27. The iesult
of the largost conference of labor leaders
In rhe histoiy of trades uniouism and in
the Interest of the striking coal miners was
a vote todaj of mural and financial aid,
and tne determination to begin u campaign
to awaken Intere&t in the condition of the
strikers. At midnight tonight a com
mittee appointed 10 piepare a plan for
the successful pruecut.un or the stnka
made its icport. It was auopted after
much dicusiou and piovidus time on
August 5 public meetings are to lis held
la every city in the uuion. Speakers
will be provided and the object of the
assemblages will be to rullyacquaintpeoplu
with the condition of the birike're
In addition to tills leatute or the pro
gram every organization of lalur Will be
expected to contribute financial aid to the
strikers. Each union will also put ,igan
izers into West Virginia to Aotk under
Itatchrord's diiectious. They "will be as
sisted in everj possible way except by open
sympathy with the strikers.
The conference, which was a secret one,
opened at noon in Trades' Assembly Hall.
I'reddcnt Gompers, or the American Fed
eration of Labor, was chairman, nndFrank
MorriHjn, secretary of the same organiza
tion, was elected secretary. The status of
the strike was given by President Dolan,
Of the Pittsbunr dlbtrict mine workers:
President Ratcliord, of the United Mine
Workers; W. D. Mahon, of the Street Rail
way organization, and Eugene V. Debs. All
agreed that tbe men employed by the New
York and Cleveland Gas and Coal Com
pany, in the PitUburg district, and the
miners of the West Virginia fields must
strike before the present battle is won.
A committee was appointed to agree
upon plans for the prosecution of the
strike, and J. It. Lennon, or the custom
tailors; Jesse Johnson, of the Pressmen's
L'nion; J. It. Sovereign, of the Knights
of Labor; P H. Morrisscy, of the Rail
way Trainmen, and President Gompers
were named as members.
In interviews before the meeting Dbs
and Ratchford denied that an attempt
would be made to induce a sympathetic
strike. The former Intimated that he pro
posed to raise a large sum of money to
sustain the striking miners, and keep the
organizers in the West Virginia field. In
anticipation of today's conference, of labor
chiefs, th strike situation seems to have
taken on an unusual quiet Contrary to re
parts the Monongah men are at work In
greater numbers than ever.
In the southern part of the State stories
of accessions to the strikers' ranks are also
denied. Interest In the Panhandle and
along the Ohio line Is growing intense.
Tomorrow miners will march to Boggs1
Run and Elm Grove, where many mra are
working. Brass bands and agitators will
accompany the paraders and there may be
W. II. Miller, one of the first agitators in
the field, -wes driven from Fairmont in
night by deputy sheriffs. He boarded a
freight train and escaped arrest on the
strength of Judge Mason's injunction.
This moming a Fcoie of strikeis' wives
attacked and injured a crowd of Italian
inlneis who were looking for Jobs. The
men were stoned and driven out.
TTIE OPERATORS' 3IEET1XG.
Indications Point to n Fail n re of
the "Uniformity Movement.
Pittsburg, July 27. Not half of the
operators of the Pittsburg district attend
ed the meeting that was held today to
secure the 'truc uniformity" movement in
coal mining, and thus pave the way to end
the coal strike. The river operators were
conspicuous by the absence of representa
tive men. In fact, it is believed that the
introduction of the river men as a factor
foredooms the movement to defeat. They
were not considered in the .uniformity
movement eighteen months ago.
The meeting was called to order in the
criminal courtroom at the courthouse.
Alexander Dempster was made chairman
and Thorn-is Young, Senator Mark Banna's
Arbitration Commissioner Little, of Ohio,
made a speech and was afterwnrd taken
to task by Col. Rend and W. P.Murray,
-who said that .Mr. Little had made a
general accusation of dishonesty against
the Pittsburg operators. A committee ap
pointed to prepare a uniformity contract
reported later In the day Much of the
report consisted of parts of the uniformity
contract of eighteen months ago. The
new matter is:
The Pittsburg district is to Include the
thick and thin .vein mines, railroad and
rivu-, and, what is known as tlie IMtts
burg scan., Including mines in the vicinity
whose prxluct competes with Pittsburg dis
trict mines The question of thick and
and thin vein differential shall be arbi
trated If not determined by the conven
tion. Tf the requisite 95 per cent of
the signers shall not be obtained, eighty
subscribers may call a meeting, modify
the contract and pledge the support of
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Frank Llbbey & Co., 6th st. andN.Y.ave.
all subscribers to the artion of the meet
ing to settle the question of wages; a com
mission of nine operators and nine miners
shall seloct a boaid of arbitration, with
power to act.
The report was ordered printed.- The
convention will meet again tomorrow.
A prominent operator said that it
would be impossible to secure the tig
natures of 05 per rent of the operators, and
that the uniformity movement would fall
Col. Rend, who was on the committee,
prepared a minority report. Dramatically
he read a long attack on Dearmltt, whom,
however, he did not name. Chairman
Dempster ruled this out, and Rend re
fused to stay In the meeting.
Tonight, however, he told Commissioner
Little that he would abide by whatever
uniformity contract 50 per cent of the
operators would agree to.
W. TJ. Murray, of Cleveland, who is
largely interested In the strike, said this
evening that the strike is practically 'iroken
and that the miners are all auxious to
return to work.
A GREAT FIRE IN YOHKERS
Several Manufactories Burned and
Two Lives Reported Lost
A Thousand iTen, "Women and Chil
dren at "SVorlc "When the Con
New Tork, July 27.-Several buildings
in the center of the business portion or
Tonkcrs and used for manufacturing pur
poses were destroyed Dy fire tonight, the
damage bcingestinmtedatabout $500,000.
The loss Is fully covered by Insurance.
It Is believed that two persons lost their
lives in the flames.
The fire started about 5 o'clock, in the
old Waring Building. There were over a
thousand men, -woman and children atwork
there when Charles Cliesterfield, the en
gineer, discovered the fire In the blowing
room of the Empire Hat Works. The alarm
was communicated to the people on the
third floor, where George Skinner had
his sVk works, and to the fourth floor, where
300 hatters were at work in the employ
of Pass Brothers. .
When they found the entire building en
veloped in flames they climbed out on the
fire escapes and made their way to the
Halt a dozen men who Jumped from sec
ond story windows received slight injuries.
Half an hour after the fire was discov
ered the loof caved in and the east wall
At 6 o'clock the fire had spread from
Rowland's ractory to tlie Tonkcrs City
Laundry building, nnd then the flame
crept along a wooden shed to the Empire
Hat Works' annex building, which was
The wind blew the flames along the lines
of cloth ht-nging In the factory yard to
dry and set fire to Simmons' hat factory.
Several boilers exploded in the burning
At 7 o'clock the firemen from Mount
Vernon arrived In trolley cars.
Many volunteer firemen from Dobbs'
Ferry and Hastings hurried to Yonkcrs.
The fire spread to the Belknap row of
tenements, which arc occupied chiefly by
negroes, and many of tlie tenants fled
into the streets, carrying their household
furniture withthem. Itwasmldnlghcwhen
the firemen had the fire under control.
Two persons are reported missing and
the police lielieve that both perished in the
flames. One is a young woman employed
in Reed's hat factory, and the)ther is "the
factory watchman, Jacob Strauss.
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'AFTER THE IJPASSAGE
PLAGES FOR THEFAITHFUL
President and Commissioners
Confer About Civil Service.
MODIFYING ORDER EXPECTED
ilcKInley Yields to the Hungry
Clamor for Office Order Remov
ing Revenue Offljlials and Labor
ers From the Classified Service
3Jny Be Issued Today.
The President yesterday -had a long talk
with the members of tlge Civil Service Com
mission, and It is Understood that within
a day or so, posEibly'today, an order may
be issued, as a resuldbf that conference,
materially modifyingha-civil service re
form regulations. ItJiasbecn known for
some time that this v.as'to be done as soon
as Congress took itgf6ut of the way,
and the meeting with' the commissioners
ycbterday was the preliminary step
The modification of the rules governing
the merit system Is bom of necc-slty. Im
mediately ariec theTjiuuguration of -Mc-Kinlcyit
became appatent that there were
not offices enough to .go, around, and Sen
ators and Representatives besieged the
President to nullify sonSe of the effects of
the blanket order issued by Cleveland
May 6, 1890. The seed thus sown fell in
f rultrul soil. 2
None vas more active in this work than
Senator riitchard, chhirman of the Com
mittee on Civil Scrvioe. An Investigation
was promptly started by the Senate, and
witnesses were rrdmtlme to time exam
ined. This inquiry 'is-V-iH 1" progress. In
reason and out of season, -Mr. Pritchard
labored with the Civil Service Commission
and the President, ami finally brought the
commission to a realization of the fact
tliat possibly Mr. Gldyeland had gone too
Tar in extending theclassified service Mr.
Pritchard first brought his lotteries to
bear in favor of Internal revenue officials
a large uuihber of 'vfiiom are Etationed In
bis own State, North Carolina.
Secretary Gage was appealed to for an
opinion, the commi,5sioiu finally agreeing
that, if the Secretary recommended such
action, they would agfep to the removal
of deputy collectdrs"" of Internal revenue,
cashiers and the prlvateecretac'.es of col-1
lectors from the classified service. Senator
Pritchard took the ground that these were
the confider.tial represenatives of the col
lector, and, inasmuch asTIe was responsible
for the conduct of his 'office under proper
bond, he bhould have .tfie right to select
his own deputies. TlieT commissioner of
internal revenue made? a strong recom
mendation along this line, and that recom
mendation vas heartily- concurred in by
the Secretaiy of the Treasury.
Backed by buch high opinion and know
ing that the Administration wanted this
action taken, the Civil-Service Commis
sion was not slow to take the cue and
make a favorable report on the recom
mendation. At the conference yesterday the de
tails of the proposed modification were
gone over, and the order will be promptly
issued. It niattcrelittle whether it comes j
today or a few weeks later. It will be
promulgated in ample time to permit Re
publican collectors iiow In, and the small
army still to be ap'pointed. to select their
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this evening, and-every eveuing hereafter
until October. Music by members of U. S.
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Common Lumber Onry 75c per 100
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OP THE TARIFF BILL."
deputies and put good Republicans in the
places now occupied by good Democrats.
By this one modification patronage ag
gregating between $250,000 and $300,
000 will be at the disposal of the paity In
But tho modification "will not endnote,
lhe demand for minor appointments has
been so great that Republlein leaders have
demanded that Federal employes coming
under the designation or laborerb be re
moved fsom the classified service. There
seems to have been no good reason why
these should have been put in tlieciil ser
vice list, and at the earnest solicitation
of membpis of Congress they are to be
likewise removed. It has not been defi
nitely determined whether the exemption
willapply to all dm wlngat the rate of SG00
a year or $720. In either event sei-eral
thousand persons will lose their present
jobs, and Republicans to the same numr-er
will come within sight of the promised
Today may, therefore, be one of Joy for
THE MARYLAND DEMOCRATS
They Meet in Convention in Balti
Senntor Gorman Said to Be Averse
to Any Decided Expression on
the Honey Question.
Baltimore July 27. The Democratic
State convention will be held tomorrow
at Ford's Opera House, in this city, and
promises to be one of the liveliest gath
erings held here In many years. Senator
Gorman arrived this afternoon and has
been conferring with State leaders and
delegates with reference to the cuireucy
question. This is causing hrm a world
of trouble. He does not care to haw.
any action taken at all, and if it were
possible, would prevent any resolution
bearing on this subject from being pre
sented. As some of the counties, however,
will be represented by delegates who are I
out-and-out silver men, and who openly
avow that they will ask for the indorse
ment of the Chicago platform, it will be
impossible to ignore the question entirely
With the view, therefore, of preventing
a fight in open convention, Senator Gor
man has been importuning the delegates
not to press the matter, but to permit
the committee on resolutions to d'spose
of it as they may see fit He has im
pressed on them the fact that tho city
is almost solidly for gold, and if thcy
persist in forcing upon the convention the
silver plank the city will surely be lost
to the Democrats. His arguments have
had their effect, for tonight some of the
country mn are wavering; but still they
insist on Forr.e sort of expression. They
do not want it ignored altogether.
The indications are that there will be a
compromise It is proposed to adopt a
resolution setting forth that the curreacy
of the country should be on a bimetallic
basis, silver to be coined at such rat-'o as
may hereafter be determined by an intpr
national conference. To this the gold men
will offer no objection. Should, however,
the matter come to an open fight, which
now does not appear likely, the silver men
would probably win. To prevent discussion
a rule will b? adopted to Teferall resolutions
to the committee without debate.
Next in importance to the currency plank
in the platform comes nominations- for
State comptroller and clerk of the court
of appeals. It is very probable that George
A. Dcakyne, of Caroline county, will be
the candidate for comptroller, while J.
Frank Ford will be renominated for clerk
of the courtot appeals. J. E.Huist.thelnsd
Democratic candidate for governor, may
preside over the convention.
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11 VEXED QUESTION OF LI
One Reason Why the Tariff Act
Was Declared Retroactive.
NOT DONE FOR REVENUE ALONE
The Law Does Not Recognize the
Fraction of n Dtiy, Treasury Of
ficials Sny, Uenee the Act Hates
From Midnight Frldaj' Judicial
It now appears that the decision of
Secretary Gage that the tariff bill went
into effect immediately after 12 o'clock
Friday night was made as much for the
purpose of settling a disputed question of
law us for obtaining for the Government
the $300,000 or more now involved by
the decision, and which brokers say the
Government should not receive.
Secretary Gage is at Bo-ston, and hLs
views relative to the subject could not
ue obtained from him yesterday by a T.mes
representative, but Assistant Sccre:ary Van
derlip, in discutsing the question, said the
Secretary arrived at his decision on the
ground "that the law knows no fraction
of a day, and that therefore tho bill was
in force during any part of the day on
which it was signed."
Mr. V.wderlip said that he could not
off-hand poiut to any authorities on the
subject, and retened The Times repre
sentatUe to Assistant Secretary Howell,
why has charge of the customs duties
and is an expert in that line. When Mr.
Howell was asked for the information, he
said that decisions which cover the point
at issue are conflicting, and that any
lawyet could easily find a sufficient num
ber of dcusioris to enable him to prepare
a brief on either side of the question
As Mr. Vanderiip had said, the broad
ground tnat the law does not recognise
any fraction of the day was the funda
mental principle upon which Secretary
Gage had built up his remarkable decision.
"I caunot give you all the deeioions
that have a bearing on this case," said
Assistant Secretary Howell, "but I re
cill one which was lcudered by Justice
Story, in which he declared that the law
does not recognize any fraction of a day.
There is, or course, a considerable difrer
ence of opinion regarding the question
that Secretary Gage has brought before the
public, and there has always beeu a dlf-f-ience
of opinion concerning tills question.
The only way it can be decided abioluteiy
and forever i t, by the Secretary assuming
the position he has, and thus giving to
those who do not agree with him au op
portunity to have the vourts decldethe mat
to warrant the Secretary in taking the
course he has pursued in raising the ques
tion. It could not be settled In any other
manner, and if it la decided in the courts it
will establish a valuable precedent. There
are no precedents in the Treasury Depart
ment which Indicate tliat the decision of
Sercctary Gage is not a correct one, and
there are none which show absolutely that
the Secretary is correct He believes that
his Interpretation of the law is a proper
one, and a decision by the courts will de
termine whether his view Is the correct
one. This is about all I can say on the
subject off hand."
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31, good to return Sunday, August l.at
$3 for the round trip. it
Common Lumber Only 7-le wr 100
Frank Libbey & Co., 6th st. iudN.Y.ave.
Carefully Avoids Defining Admin-
is (ration's Financial Policy.
Evidently Voes Not Look Upon the
Hill WJth Favor Careful Not to
Say Anything That Could He Con
sidered an Expression of Satis
faction "With tbe Mensare.
Boston, July 27. A company of about
oue hundred and fifty of the Ieudlng
business men of Massachusetts, regard
less of party affiliations, entertained
Hon. Lyman J. Gage, Seoretary of the
Treasury, at a banquet here this afternoon.
It was expected that Mr. Gage's speech
would be of great importance as defining
the financial policy of the Administration,
or at least outlining it to some extent.
But In this his hearers were disappointed,
for the- Secretary's remarks were confined
almost entirely to generalities. Mr.
Gage said in part: "
'e nave p.-ussed through a wearisome
storm. The loss and oust of It has been
jnormous, but today thfe skies are fair, the
breeze of prosperity .brings comfort and
restoration Shall we not be permitted
to rent and enjoy it? No! That would bs
to foolishly widt for.ir not to invite, fur
ther disaster in the future. The final an
swer, however, mast depend upon tlie
urgency or the indifference of the people.
The administrative blanch of the govern
ment will not sleep nor rest inactive, lss
influence bai been and will be for prompt
and judicious action. The evidence of this
fact is fresh at hand in the meseage jwst
now submitted to Congress by the Presi
dent. But the AdnuaUlnuion cannot make
laws. It can only execute them ufterckey
are marie. It is, then, to the legislative
body that your thoughtful astentum U to
be given if you desire financial reform.
Sour Senators and Representatives must
be informed and constantly reminded of
what it is that you denuad.
"The recommendation of the President
for a coini.usrtion was admiratle ia tine,
that it suggested a way tjy wmeh a oody
of well trained and Uroqgktfnl men could
hr- proUded to consider at leisure, with
out distraction from other preamng themes-,
the beportaatsubject of currency aad bank
ing reforms. That the bill which passrtl
the House with promptness failed of recog
nition in the Senate may be a. Psalter of
regret, but not one for diacoaraggatent.
The two questioQo before the fututfry la
the last political Campaign website tariff
and the currency. One of.tbem t&afoeacry
settled. Whatever the merits or te d
merOs of the new measure In it, p$cs!ee!ar
items, It has become tha law uthttaad.
The revenuus deriv ed- from Is -w afcur a
possible brief interregnum, too aSifjie for
proper Government uxpeuditoras, ami f r the
aphorism be true that tas revenue of tHe
State Ih the State's, we may say wttbuoc
exaggeration that the State ia re-established.
'1 he responsible party la power fcavJag
successfully covered this one importaas
iesne, may be safely trusted to care eojually
well for the other. Oa the fluaaeial tWe
there is reall no pressing need for baste.
There is certainly no immediate occasion
for anxiety With ample recrves Jn the
public Treasury, with financial centers In
a rnll supply of loanable funds, with in
terest invitingly low; with crop preepects
most promising and a good market favor
ably assured, with new mineral resources
coming into view, who dare indulge la
Within the limits of half a l'fctirnc in
dustrial methods and processes have Leea
revolutionized: combinations In labor, In
trade, ia manufactures have superseded
to a degtee tlie former processes of Individ
ual movement. It Is philoEophtcal to be
lieve that they aie all evolutionary, tend
ing tc a final and a higher general good,
but in their immediate effects-they produce
incidental injury in many directions. Per
ceiving the injury, the hart cry out, Imf
rannot be persuaded tliat any good can
come out of ro gicat an evil. Time will
do much to lestore, and the natural laws
everywhere operating will bring In at last
"In the meantime our stntuselaw makers
must learn not to repress tlie operati0n.ee
a natural law, which is supreme over man
made laws, but they mtistleara to juIy
check and punish those who, grasping
the new elements of power, pervert them
Into agencies or injustice and oppresion."
The efrect of Mr. Gage's remarks was
marred somewhat by the faet that he read
Congressman Levering presided at the
banquet. Hon. T. J. CcoIIdsre made the
address of welcome. Governor Wolcott
spoke for the State and Mavnr Quincy for
Other speakers were ITon.H. L.HIggin
son, Hon. W. A. Russell, Hon. J. B.Leeson.
Hon. W. B. Rice, Moses Williams and Hon.
Charles S. Hamlin. The burden or the
speeches was one of reoiciug that pros
perity was at hand because the tarifr
question had been settled, with Incidental
expression Gf hope that something would b
done to better our financial system under
the Administration of Mr. Gage.
CONFLICT IN HHODKSfA.
Natives Tmgage in Battle English
Police and Utissiirs.
London, July 27. Some desperate fight
ing took place in Rhodesia yesterday and
is still continuing. The Krall of the Mash
ingombls, near nanlcy. lias been captured
as a result or a combined movement by the
mounted police and the British hussars.
The British" lost two killed and twelve
wounded. There were two distinct actions,
tbe enemy losing heavily in each.
Gon. Jamieson Attempts Suicide.
Guthrie, Okla., July 27. -Gen. J. C.
.T.imiivson attempted to commit suicide to
day by swallowing one hundred grains of
chloral. He will recover.
Heir of a Nobleman Kidnapped.
Madrid. July 27.-!Iuch excitement has
been caused in Vigo by Jhe kidnapping of
the heir of Count de Casa Gonzales. 16
is believed that the child has been takeit
Verdi Preparlug for Death
London, July 27. -A dispatch to the
Chronicle from Vienna states that Signor
Verdi is composing a requiem for his own.
If Yon Wnnt a I'cliabie Carpenter,
Frank Libbey & Co., Gth st. aadN.Y.ave.