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WASIIIaSTGrTO, SUNDAY MOINTNGr, AUG-ITST 8, 1891 EIGrHTEEItf PAGES.
TIE IMPUTE!! LIBERALS
Lack of Leadership Has Sadly
Disorganized the Parry.
MANY LOST OPPORTUNITIES
A Session Heinarkuble for 3Ilnl,ter
lal Ulin.ders and Misdeeds of
Which the Opposition, Heiit by
Factional .Jealousies, Ban Failed
to Take Advantage.
London, Aug- 7--Thc Liberal party "Has
come upon evil days,towing to Its lack of
leadership, and this fact Is recognized
by all the members of the party. A review
of the work done during the session of Par
liament, which closed yesterday, shows
that the parry is completely d!"organized,
and that its opposition to the government
has pract'cally amounted to nothing. The
lack or a vigorous opposition -was not due
to any particular favor by the Salisbury
government, for as a matter of fact the
government has lost much of the support
which landed It in office two years ago
with an enormous majority.
due almost alone to the factional jealousies
In the upper oouncUofthe party. Theorgans
of the Liberals in their summing up today
of the -work of the session aw very out-
epoken. The Ciiroaicle, which publishes a
lengthy article on the subject, fairly repre
sents the feelings of the rauk and file of
the party. Jt points out that Parliament
Is impotent m the absence of -vigorous
public opinion, which -has been markedly
absent of late. The session, it declares, has
been a rmml one for ministerial blunder
and misdeeds, and yet the Liberals hai e
been unable to take advantage of the con
dition of affairs owing to their lack of
competent leaders. The article concludes
-The joint dictatorship of Lord Salisbury
and Mr. Chamberlain will apparently go on
undisturbed by Parliament until they are
unwise enough to quarrel. Neither the
privileges and traditions of Parliament,
nor the good name of England and her
record as the enemy of oppression and the
friend of freedom signify anj thing just
now, nor will they signify until public
opinion, -winch is latent hut not dead, can
find expression again and gather itself
once more into that resistless force berore
which the strongest dictatorships godown.'
VISITS TO THK CZAR.
Kew-spaper. Discnss Their Political
London, Aug. 7--The visits of Emperor
William and President Faure to the Czar
have called forth solemn newspaper ar
ticles magnifying the importance of tlie
events There Is, however, no .popular
Interest In the visits A majority of the
German newspapers say they believe that
the result will be the establishment of cor
dial relations between the Hreibundand the
dual alliance, but this is scarcely possible
so long as France persists in her determina
tion to wir back Alsace-Lorraine-
The French papers entertain no Idea
of entering upor. friendly relations -with
Germans, but they do display 3 signifi
cant tendency to oppose the ascendency
that Russia has over France One paper
declares that If, as a result of the visits.
Russia consents to put her agreement -with
France into writing, It will be only for
the purpose of maintaining German peace
and giving Germany a guarantee that she
will continue to enjoy undisturbed posses
sion or A'sace-Lorraine. It adds that
France sacrifices her ititcrests In tlie East
to Russia, and invites her to help her
eelf to the" French savings and then the
papers ask if glorification of President
Faurc Is adequate compensation for this
A LOVING EMBRACE.
Czarina and Empress Fall on Each
St. Petersburg, Aug. 7.- The German Im
perial ya"ht Hohenzollern, with Emperor
"William and Empress Augusta Victoria
on board, arrived In Cronstadt Roads at
noon today The warships In the Eoads
-were diessed with bunting in honor of
their majesties, and they filed an im
perial salute as the Hohenzollern entered
the harbor The Czar and Czarina had gone
from Fcterhot to .welcome their guests,
and when they met, the Czar and Emperor
and the Czarina and Empiess, cordially
embraced each other
After a Jiort time spent In conversation
the party went on board the Russian yacht
Alexander, -which proceeded to reterhof,
-where is situateJ the Imperial residence on
the Gulf (.r Finland. When the party ar
rived at the palace they were received by
some of the members of the imperial
family and high state dignitaries. Detach
ments of troop were present, -who acted
as guaTds of honor.
Large crowds assembled In the vicinity
of the palace and their majesties were
Regret the Arbitration Treaty.
Brussels, Aug 7 The international arW
tration conference, which is now in session
In tliis city, today adopted a resolution
regretting that the Anglo-Americau aj-bl
tration treaty had not been ratified, and
expressing satisfaction that another treaty
was being prepared at the instance of
"TING HUMBERT INTERCEDES.
Trying to Stop the Duel Between
Prioee Henri and Albertone.
Paris, Aug. 7 - It Is reported that King
Humbert, of Italy, has sent his nephew,
the Duke of Aosta, whose "wife is the
Princess TTelene of Orleans, to intercede
with the Orleans family to prevent the
propoEed duel between Prince Henri and
Gen. Albertone, of the Italian army.
Lieut. Bappa, the only surviving officer
of one of the brigades of troops encaged
In the Abyssinian campaign, has sent a
challenge to Prince Henri of Orleans in
consequence or the lattcr's strictures upon
the conduct of the Italian officers in the
Camp Meeting at Congress Heights
Camp meeting will open today and con
tinue for two weeks in Randle Park, Con
gress Heipl.tt. Thn sacred concert by mem
bers of Marine Band will be. held in Wilson
Park, Congress Heights, from 4 to 10 p.
Ba. Tb& new electrio line runs from the
jiavy yard bridge to lxtu parks. It
END OF "FOIVLEU'3 F"OLLY."
ratuuns Struetuie Near Fishlclll
Xow n Thlog of tlie Past.
Mattewan, N. Y., Aug 7. -The Fowler
Ca-tfc, a famous old building situated on
the old post road near FJshksll village and
known to all sightseers as'Fow ler's Folly,"
is now a thing of the past. It was de
stroyed by dynamite, bj a gang of work
men under the supervision of Frederick
llaight, Alio lias purchased the property.
Dynamite cartridges were used to destroy
In 1810, Prof. Orsen Squire rowler, was
a phrenologist of much note. He was, ex
tremely pccentric, much given to delus
ions, and among his hobbles was the erec
liou on a grand scale of a home for
phrenology. The house just destroyed was
tile result. IIp set out on a lecturing
tour, the funds from which were to be
used In constructing the house. Slowly he
accumulated a fund, and In 184.7 began the.
erection of the, massive building. It -was
built upon solid rook, the- vails being of
concrete and octagou In shapn. In the
center was a large well It took eight
years tor oniplet the structure, it contain
ed eighty-four rooms, all light and with
hfgh ceilings, everything about the house
being equipped hi the best stvle of the day.
The glass-roofed cupola -vas eighty feet
high and from this magnificent views could
be obtained of sixteen towns. After it way
completed Prof. Fowler died. Since then
tlie house has been a place for visitors
and relic seekers.
THIEMANN IN DISGRACE
Statement Made in a Berlin" News
paper to This Effect.
May Not Be Promoted Allegation
That He Made Indiscreet State
ments to a lteporter.
Berlin, Aug. 7. Tlie Staatsburger Zel
tung, an anti-Semitic organ, which i
kept -well informed .by its sympathizers
In Prussian government circles, sheds some
light on the otherwise unaccountable
delay In ex Ambassador to the United
States Tliie'manu's promotion to the fiist
secretaryship in the Imperial treasury
Baron Thielmaun, who was recently
recdiled In great haste fiom the German
embassy In Washington, lost no time in
returning at once to Germany, according
to th's newspaper, and will have to wait
for the confirmation of his promised ap
pointment, not weeks, but months, if not
Baron Thielmann, just before his resig
nation as ambassador, committed the diplo
matic faux pas of talking too much. He
disavowed his undoubted connection with
the German monetary conference of a few
Tears ago lie cat a slur upon the govern
ment to which he had been accredited by
saying that he would have found th United
States more congenial had it not been for
Congress, and, the paper further toys, he
got mixed up in Pennsjlvania legislative
matters. After closing his diplomatic career
In America in this fashion he neglected to
extricate himself out of the muddle by
dlsa-owing his last compromising newa
The Government has about decided to
shelve him permanently.
TILLJIAN DEFENDS HIS CHILD.
Still Believes lu the Excellences of
the Dispensary Law.
Columbia, S. 0.. Aug. 7. Speaking at
the annual encampment of the State
Farmers" Alliance, atTirzah, Senator Till
man vehemently defended the dispensary
law. He had nursed It, fought for it In
the courts and the "Darlington war," and
-would yet get his bill through Congress.
Tlie preachers -who oppose the dispensary,
he said, were in league with rum-sellers
and the devil. They and the devil were
trying to choke the dispensary to death.
If tlie dispensary officials stole, those In
other business also stole.
AN ORIGINAL PACKAGE DECISION.
Serious Blow Dealt the South Caro
lina Dispensary System.
Charleston, S C, Aug. 7 Judge Simon
ton todaj filed an opinion in the United
States circuit court, setting forth what
constitutes an original package. The de
cision says that an original package la
that "dellv ered by the importer to the car
rier at the Initial point of shipment." This
will allow original package stores to bring
in and sell in packages of half pint and
over, and puts them in fair competition w ith
the dispensaries. It is believed that the
State cannot stand competition, and that
the dispensaries must soon close up.
IRON ORE SHOVELERS STRIKE.
A Riot Results and Several Men Are
Falrport, Ohio, Aug. 7. The iron ore
shovclers are on strike here and rioting
occurred todaj'. Fins and Hungarians
clashed, and clubs and shovels were used,
and several of the rioters were severely
injured The sheriff and his deputies were
set at defiance.
Tin1 sheriff telegraphed Gov. Bushnellfor
aid, and by orderof the governor Adjt. Gen.
Axllne delegated Company M, Fifth Regi
ment, to go immediately to the scene. With
in an hour of the receipt of the order the
militia was on its way by special train to
Falrport They reached here after the
rioters had suspended hostilities. They
are now camped along the dock front.
No further trouble Is expected until Mon
day, when an attempt will be made to load
the vessels under the protection of the
CHARGES AGAINST FIREMEN.
Several Members of Engine Co. No.
4 Being Investigated.
The arfairsot No. 4 engine company were
tbe subject of an Investigation conducted
by Prosecuting Attorney Pugh yesterday.
A sum of money was lost by Tireman
Pierce on Sunday last, but when it had
been noised about that the affair had been
reported to the police the money mysteri
Fircmau Sauer also stated that liquor
was brought into the premises last Sunday
night. Besides Sauer, the following fire
men are charged with being implicated
In Uiellcmor drinking: H. L. Plorce, C. W.
Buehler, H. F. McConnell and A. Malone.
Tho liquor drinking was the subject of
yesterday's investigation, and all the men
but Saur pleaded not guilty.
The testimony was heard, but the de
cision was not rendered.
Ivy Institute Buslucss College, Bth npd K.
None better; $25 a. 3 ear; day or night.
CASTILLO FEARS ID FQE
Intrepid Cuban General Again
Attacks Havana's Suburbs.
CAPTURES SPANISH GARRISON
Slnny of "WeIer's Soldiers Join
IliH Commaud "VVeyler at Slat-nnzus-
General Heeio Captures
U0O Head of Cattle-After Patting
to Rout a SpuuLsh. Forcq.
Havana, via Key West, Aug-. 7. Marl
anao, one cf the suburbs of Havana, has
been again attacked by the Insurgents un
der Gen. Adolf o Castillo. The attack was
made on Thursday night, and the fire of
the insurgents on the forts and principal
houses continued from 8 p. m. to 4 a. in.
In the morning of the bame day Gen.
Castillo entered with his forces in the
nelghuorim; town of La Chorrera, close to
Santa Maria del Eosario, which is a few
miles fiom the capital. After a short re
sistance and lu spite of the very strong
fortifications of La Chorrera, the garrison
surrendered and many Spanish soldiers
joined the insurgents.
Gen. Weyler is still at Matanzas. It
is reported that he intends to establish
his headquarters at Colon, Matanzas pro
vince, to prevent more Cuban troops from
Invading the provinces of Havana and
Pinar del Rio.
Jose Loma, a Cuban prisoner, who was
to be shot at Havana, was pardoned one
hour before the time appointed for his
News from Puerto Principe says that the
combined Spanish forces of the battalions
of P'lerro Rico and Tarragona were badly
defeated last week by the Insurgents under
Gen. Lope Eeclo. The Spauisl. were escort
ing 300 head or cattle to Puerto Principe
city, and all their convoy fell luto the
hands of the Insurgents. They also left
on the field their dead and woundsd.
Another hard engagement is reported
near the Juonro-Moion trocha with the in
suigent troops commanded by Col. Claudlo
Sanchez. The Spanish had twelve killed
and twenty-four wounded.
A Spanish official report says that Major
Domingo Dclmonte, a Cuban insurgentof a
well-kno-'n family, has been killed by the
Spaniards at Matanzas province.
CUBANS GAIN THEIR FREEDOM.
Arrival of Three Well-Known Pa
triot in New York.
New York, Aug. 7. Jose S. DeMedina,
a Cuban lawyer; Juan A. De la Pas, a
student, and RIcardo Landa, a landed
proprietor, were among the passengers who
arrived here yesterday from Gibraltar by
the steamer Ems. After a long banishment
in the Spanish penal colony at Ceuta, on
the northern coast of Africa, these, men
were allowed to fix their residence In
Spain but succeeded in making their es
cape to Gibraltar, where they boarded the
Ems. Honor De Medina said today:
"We have endured much suffering while
in Ceuta, particularly during the first
months of our exile, as Gen. Correa, then
governor of the colony, seemed to take
p'ensure in aggravating our situation. He
made it a rule that Cubans of prominence
aud culture should have as chums men who
were not their equals in society. Dr.
La Ruza, the eminent teacher of penal
law In the University of Havana, was made
to Ehare his bed with an abject, con
temptible negro, the very worst among
the Nannigos, or members of the Illicit
society known In Havana as 'el Nannl-guismo-'
"Fortunately Gen Correa was superseded
by Gen. Leon, a man whose conception of
patriotism did not prevent him from being
humane He is greatly influenced by his
wife, who is a native of Matanzas, and
so the Cubans in Ceuta are not at present
ill treated Dr. Alfredo Zayas, brother
of Gen. Bruno Zayas, has been allowed to
start a grocery store in company with
Arturo Lamas. Dr. La Ruza has an Imita
tion of a drug store, and other exiles are
permitted to pursue their careers and
LOOKING FOR A FDLTBUSTER.
Customs Officers on the Lookout
lu Bridgeport Harbor.
Bridgeport, Conn., Aug. 7. This morn
ing thoie (s no sign of the alleged Cuban
filibuster which was reported to he in
this vicinity waiting to take on a cargo
of arms and ammunition. All last night
Collector or Customs Goddard and his
deputies were cruising around the harbor
in a tug looking for the vessel reported
as coming this way.
The lcport sent to this city was that
arms had Deen sent to this city from New
Toik, whleh were to be loaded on a
schooner here and towed outin the sound,
there to be transferred to a steamer en
route to Cuba.
United States Marshal Morris, of New
London is here this morning. He has been
at work on the case, but reports no informa
tion gained. His opinion is that the le
ported shipment to this city was only made
to direct attention from some other point
Last night there was a rumor about the
city to the effect that after all the
Government might have been eluded by the
filibustering rarty, from the fact that a
strange crsft had entered the port early
yesterday morning and hastily shipped a
cargo and decamped. The name of the
mysterlou vesssel is said to be the Living
stone. Then was secrecy about tlie
movements of the crew. The vessel arrived
just in tinm to receive the contents of a
large covered wagon. The latter consisted
of a number of boxes, carefully covered.
It is now believed that this vesssel was
connected with the filibustering expedi
tion, and that the authorities at Washing
ton were late in securing information ap
pertaining to it.
INCREASE ISELIN'S TAXES.
Valuation on His Real Estate Hold
ings In New Rochelle Trebled.
New York, Aug. 7. Adrian Iseliu, sr ,
the New York banker who owns the most
desirable real estate In New Rochelle,
including most of the water front, be
sides the village water company, and
local savings bank, is not pleased with
the actiou of the New Rochelle assessors.
The latter have increased the assessed
valuation of real estate holdings nearly
200 per cent, besides increasing the value
of his personalty to a cool million.
Mr, Iselin today instructed his lawyers
to bring action in the courts, with a
view of setting aside these assessments.
If the courts will not give him relief
he will seU his holdings in New Rochelle,
and gel; out as soon as possible.
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END OF TIE TDURUVERT
Twenty Thousand Persons At
tend the Willow Grove Races.
SCHADE BREAKS A RECORD
Ho Beats All Previous Amateur
Achievements at One'-Third of a
3Jlle KJser Takes Two Events
From His Great Rivals, Powell'o
Philadelphia, Aug. 7. The racing end
of the L A. W. meet wound up today
with a most successful tournament at
Willow Grove track. The -visiting wheel
men today were in exceas of any during
the meeting, 20,000 persons attending the
race, this afternoon. Tho events ran off
in the rorenoon were well contestedrhut
the heats later in the day brought out
some of the most interesting contestants
of the meeting. The two-mite amateur
championship fell to Powell, the New
Fred. Schade, who has the reputation
of befng.one of tbe best collegiate riders fn
this country, reduced the one-third of a
mile amateur world's record to 32 4-5
The rinal heat of the professional half
mile championship brought Bald, Kiser,
Cooper Gardiner, Stevens, Loughead, Mer
tens and Kimball to the scratch. Loug
head, after his victories iiu the quarter
and one-mile championship?, yesterday,
was naturally picked to win, although
Bald had a strong following. Bald met
with a mishap that threw lum out of
the race. While moving up on the out
side to improve his position, the chain
on his wheel broke, compelling him to re
tire. With Bald out, Kir had 'evnry thing his
own way, romping home a winner in 1 :30.
Owen W. Kimball, the Southern rider,
developed great Epeed, and beat Merteas
out for second place. Loughead did noth
ing in the race at all.
Irving Powell, of New York, who was
regarded as the fastest amateur in his
State last season, in one. of the prettiest
finishes of the day beat; out E. W. Pea
body, the Chicago flyer, "for tirst place, in
the mile amateur championship by oeeral
inches. Llewellyn, another Westerner, beat
Ertz for third place.
bteveiia, Coleman and-Hoyt finished a
great race in the one-mile handicap pro
fessional event. Stevens ,w'ilh an allow
ance, of forty yards, woi byjifew inches
from Coleman, of Boston, w,ho had flffcy
In the one-mile open professional race
the three great 'rivals, Bald Cooper and
Kiser, were pitted agaliiSt; each other,
and the race for blood resultsSl- Kiser rode
one of the prettiest racas qt"the meet and
crossed the tape in advancefof Bald, who
had to content himself wlfitrsecond position
Hauseman, the Connecticut rider, won tho
one-mile open amateur race jn great style.
There w ere nine starterfe la the five-mile
professional chanipiorishfp Tace. Neither
Kiser nor Cooper qualified. "
Louis Callahan, of Buffalo,5 led fo four
and a h df miles, but in rounding theupper
turn, got mixed up in a nasty spill with
Newton and Weimg. Ba$d tried hard
for the finish, but A. C- Mortens beat
him for the championship honors. H.
Mcrarland ran Bald a v6ry close race
for second place. While the time, 10:45,
is noG inside of the record, it Is
fast for a championship event.
rron. a racing standpoint, the meet
has been a big success, "The visiting
wheelmen were entertalnedtonight at the
various clubs, while tomorrow a big run
will be taken to Atlantic City and return.
The meet 17111 end tomorraw- Summanes-
One mile open: professional; final heat
won by Kiser: Bald, secondr050061"' third;
Tajlnr, fourth. Time, 2lG3 1-5.
One mile, handicap; amateur; final won
by Mui ray, Chalfant, second; French, third;
Miller, fourth- Time, 2:0G.
Two mlje amateur championship: final
won by Powell, Peabodysccond; Llewel
lyn, third; Ertz, fourth. Time, 4:29 1-5
One mile haudlcapr professional, won by
Stevens; Coleman second; Hoyt, third;
McCurday, fourth; Fitchner, fifth. Time,
Halt mile, championship, professional.
Final, won by Kiser; Kimball, second;
Mertens, thiid. Time, P.03.
rive mile championship, ..-professional
tj-uSiK igSg-a. fV iSfeCrA
THE UPPER YUKON.
DISPUTE AND NO DOUBT.
Final, won by Mertens; Bald, second; Mc
Farland, tliird; Ncwhouse, fourth. Time,
Half-mile championship, professional
First heat won by Tom Cooper; second,
Fred. J. Loughead; time, 1:07 3-5. Seo
ond heat wrn by Arthur Gardiner; second.
0-ft en Kimball; time, 1:12 3-5. Third heat
wou by Earl Kiser, second, O. L. Stevens;
time, 1:00 4-5. Fourth heat won by E. C.
Bald; recond. A- c- Mertens; time, 1:03.
One-mile handicap, amateur-First heat
won by O. V, Babcock, 30 jards; second,
P. R. Hattersley, 10 yards; third, Fred
Schade, scratqh; time, 2:11 2-5. Second
heat won by E. L. Wilson, 50 yards; sec
ond, Ellery M. Blake, scratch; third, E. W.
Mlddcndorff, 20 yards: time, 2:14. Third
he.it won by KiJwJa S. Gee.,125 yards;
second, L. Ollphant, 100 yards; third, W.
A. Lantz, 30 j aids; time, 2:1G 2-5. Fourth
heat won by E. S. Youse, 65 yards; sec
ond, W. A. Ladue. 40 yards; third,, A. B
Goehlcr, scratch; time, 2:0U. Fifth heat
won by Ed. Llewellyn, 15 yards, second,
R. A.MHIerscratchrthird, 11. M. Frencu.
100 yrtnls; time, 2:09 1-5. SLxth heat
won by Rayiiurray, 70 yards; second, H.
Gardiner, 50 yards; .third, George E.Van
Rest, 100 yards; time, 2:16 1-5. Seventh
htiat won by Charles W. Krlck, 20 yards;
second, Charles Wertz,scratch;thIrd,Louis
Hunter, 50 yards; time, 2-09 3-5. Eighth
heat won by Fred J. Morse, 10 yards;
second, Fred Muss, 20 yards; third, Dan
Dougherty, 25 yards; time, 2 09 3-5.
Ninth heat won by Charles Coleman, 35
yards; second, J. F. Chalfbnt, 100 yards;
third. A.L.Fagan.SO yards; time, 2:11.
Ouo mile handicap, professional First
heat won by Robert P. McCurdy ,1 20 yards;
second, Robert Wier, 135 yards; time,
2:07. Beond heat, won by W. H. Graton,
60 yards; second, F.F. Goodman, 35 yards;
time, 2:04 1-5. Mertlns breaks two
records in this heat: One-third, 41 1-5;
two thlrda. 1:22 Third heat, won by J.
C. Henderson, 125 yards; seeoud, Earl
Kiser, scratch; time, 2:11 4-5. Fourth heat,
won by C. A. Church, 15 yards; necond, F.
J. Loughead, scratch; time, 2:07. Fifth
heat, won by F. C. Hoyt, 40 yards, second,
O L Stevens, 40 yards; time," 2:06 1-5
Sixih heat, won by Howard P. Mosherr
40 yards; second, F A McFarland, scratch
time, 2:06 Seventh heat, won by Waton
Coleman. 50 yards; second, Edward D.
Fltobner, 75 yards; time, 2:17.
Two-mile championship, amateur First
heat won by R A. "Miller; second, John S.
Johnson; third, George Reith; time, 4:42.
Second heat wou by A. I. Powell; second.
H L. Hart; third. F J. Costello; time,
4:52. Third heat won by W. E. Tenyler;
second, Bert Ripley; third, H. W. Midden
dorff; time, 4:56. Fourth heat won by
E. D. Stevens; second, George H. Collett:
third, E. W. Peabody; time, 5.02. Fifth
heat won by Fred J. Morse; second, F. L.
Gast; third, Charles M. Ertz; time, 1.47 4-5
Sixth, heat won by Fred Schade; second,
C. "M. Bly; third. T. J. R. Howard; time.
5.03 1-5. Seventh heat won by Edward
Llewellyn; second, Dan Dougherty; third,
Ellery M. Blake; time, 4:51.
One mile amateur; two to qualify; run in
eight heats. First heat Fred R.Hattersley
won; Ed L'.ewelvn second. Time, 2:16 3-5.
Second hoat George Relth won; H. W
MiddcndorfC second, R. A.' Dawson third.
Time, 2:27. Third heat -Charles M. Ertz
won; Chub Nelson second.; Tune, 2:17 3-5.
Fourth hcafc-W. E. Tensler wop; Bert Rip
ley second. Time, 2:14 Fifth heat I. A.
Powell won; G. H. Collet second. Time,
2:13 3-r. Sixth heat E. C. Hausuun won:
E. D. Stevens second. Time, 2:23. "Seventh
heat R. A. Miller won; E.W. Peabodyseq
ond. Time, 2:21,1-5. Eighth heat Ellery
M. Blake won; "ty. A. Ladue second. Time,
2:15 3-5. .
OPPOSED IO J. R. McLEAN.
A Connty Convention Instructs Leg
islative Nominees Against Hira.
Cleveland, Aug. 7. -The Democratic
county convention here today assembled
at 1 0 a . m , and did not conclude its labors
until 8 p. m
Three candidates for the State senate
and nine for the State house of repre
sentatlves were nominated under strong
instructions to "ote agalhst John R. Mc
Lean, "and all other non-residents, for the
United States Senate. The legislative
ticket is composed of one Silver- Repub
lican, one Populist and ten Silver Demo
crats. The Chicago platform was indorsed In
Music and dancing at Congress Height
this evening, and every evening hereafter
until October. Music by members otU, S.
Marine Ennd. Easket picnic parties wel
come to laige, cool oak grove. Sacred con
cert by members df the Marine Band
Sunday evening from 4. to 10- All
churches invited, especially singers. New
electric cars run frcm Navy Yard Bridge
to Congress Heights. y31-tt
,W&. yf. & $?Zti,
POLICEMEN CHASE FQULTZ
The Murderer of Charles Robin
son in the Gity.
ESOAPES THROUGH AN ALLEY
The FngitlvQ Felon Dlsgulse-3 Him
self as a Huckster Policemen
Appear upd He Flies on His
"Wagon Makes His Exit Through
an Alley His Driver Arrested..
Dorsey Foultz, the murderer of Charles
Robinson, Is somewhere within the limits
of this city.
Scrgt. Dunnlgan, Detective Barnes and
Officers Van Horn and "Wall, of the Sec
ond precinct, had an exciting chase yes
terday afternoon after a uegro who, they
believe, Is Foultz, in the vicinity of Rhode
Island avenue and Eleventh street north
west, Immediately in front of the home of
tlie mother of the fugitive.
Foulu is one of two colored men who
were driving an ordinary huckster's wagon
down Eleventh street from Florida, avenue
yesterday morning. The man who held the
reins was a young fellow about sixteen
years of age.
Officers Van Horn and Wall appeared
In sight, quiet'y patrolling their beats-
When Policemen Van Horn and Wall ap
peared the driver whipped up his horse
and dashed down Eleventh street. The
officers gave chase afoot.
Sergt. Dunntgan and Detective Barnes,
who wert at the intersection of Vermont
and Rhode Island avenues, sprang upon
their wheels and sped up Vermont avenue.
It was soon found that the best way to
Intercept the cause of the excitement was
to whel into Twelfth street and make a
dash for' Eleventh street by way of Rhode
Thltf the sergeant and detective did, and
overhauled the vehicle at the corner of
Eleventh street, and Rhode Island avenue.
When the sergeant and oflicers 1 cached
the wagon there was but one man on the
seat, the voung driver. The other man
had disappeared up an adjacent alley.
Van Horn and. "Wall made a search of
the alloy, but no trace of the fugitive
While the search-was goingon tbemother
of Foultz Was conversing with friends
in the parlor of hei home. She could see
almost every move of the officers as they
searched for her son.
The young coiuied man was placed un
der arrest on suspicion and locked up at
No. 2 station.
Here lie gave his nania as Thomas Farmer,
age as sixteen, and occupation that or a
Jit transpired that Farmer was wanted
by the police for having assaulted a col
ored woman in Riggs street a favr davs
ago. The police had had a warrant fur
him, and had for some time looked for
him in vain.
The yoiiag, man refused to talk in
regard to his recent circumstances and
surrcundings. Last night the woman
whom Fanner assaulted appeared at the
station nd refused to prosecute him,
wheicupon he was releasad from cMStodr
Officers McDonald and Trumto searched
the neighborhood of Rhode Island avenue
and Eleventh street, but secured no clevv
to the negro who my -Seriously disappeared
LIGHTNING'S FATAL WORK.
Three Persons Killed and Two
Others Are 3Iissiug.
New Roe, Ky , Aug. 7. The home of
Farmer Botwin, Who lives over In Tennes
see, In Hie neighborhood of Gibbs Cross
Roads, was struck by lightning about mid
night last night, and reduced to ashes.
There were four in the family and one
farmhand. Three of the family were
killed, and the other two are missing.
Lotwm's oldest dat-ghiei .tried to icacli
the outside of the hone just at the time
when the house was struck, and was
I pinioned between the door frame and the
door, which was blown on to her with
errific force. Her tones were found near
e front door.
Tho blackened bones of three of the
family were found In the debris, but the
other two persons m thn house, a farm
hand and a boy of eight years, were miss-
ing. It is surmised that they tried to crosC 1
the river ne.ar by in their flight and were
drowned lu the stream.
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LAUNCH OF IE PLUfyEER
Tbe Holland Submarine Torpedo
Boat Glides Down tbe Ways.
CLAIMS OP THE INVESTOR
He Soys This Boat "Will Revelation
lze "Warfare- Forts und Greatest
lruuelntls "Will Be Powerless
Against Her und Torpetloes "Will
Have No Terrors for Her.
Baltimore, Aug. 7. Amid a din of cheers,
the fchrlukmgqf steam, whistles, the Holland-submarine?
torpedo boat, Plunger,
glided down the ways of the Columbian
"ron Works-ut noon today. As she struck
the water she rolled violently rrom side
to side, and the plucky fellows on her
superstructure who had volunteered to go
with bur on her rirst plunge clung to tlie
flag masts, which bore the Stars and
Stripes and Navy -'jack.' Several.Iadles
screamed In fright, but after a second or
two that seemed an hour, the bigbteeiridb
slowly righted and rested, with atout a
third or her side above the water.
On a platform erected bald2 the port bow
of the boat stood Miss Ernes:lne Wardwell
and her rather. Col. Wardwell. In her
right hand the young lady held a bottleof
champagne, gayly decorated with ribbons
of the national and Maryland coIok. The
moment the vessel moved she spattered the
bottle against tne bow and sa'd: "I christen
taee Plunger.' Then everything ashore
and afloat in the vicinity that possessed
a steam whi&tle blew it in salute to the
strange new '.-raft.
The tug Mohawk was In waiting In mid
stream and was soon alongside the Plunger
and towod her back to the works. W. O.
Beckinbaugh then mounted the platform
and sang the verses of a song he had
specially composed for the occasion. The
first was to tne Plunger, the second to Mr
Iron Works, and the third to John P.
Holland, the boat's Inventor. H was
lustily applauded upon the conclus on, and
sang '"The star Spangled Banner."
Mr. Holland, the Inventor of the Plunger,
"The boat will carry three Whitehead
torpedoes and a dozen projectiles for the
aerial torpedo thrower, each containing 100
pound charges, with a range over the
water of I.SC0 yards- With this boat we
eanbombanla fortwhos- guru will behelp
Iess to return fir for the boat cannot be
'With It we can enter any harbor, re
gardless of torpedoes or obstructions, and
blow away every impedlemcntin its path.
Havana could be reached and bombard edln
spite or the Spanlhh ileet- The crewwttT
consist of 011c pilot one operator or assist
ant pilot, one electrician, one ensineer and
two torpedo experts. Six men can run.
this Boat under any fleet cf warships in
any harbor, attck anything oa land or
sea and at the came time disappear after
eacn discharge or guns and always be cut
of reach of the enemy's fire.
"If we make a success and these boats
become in established feature of marine
and naval service they will be used for
carrying passengers through the rough
sea between Dov er and Calais. They are
absolutely sate and free from motion.
Neither fos nor storm' can have any ef
fect on them. There will be no collisions,
for thev sail far Icm-ath the deepest
ocean Imcr-- The passage across the Eng
lish Channel can be made along the bot
tom of the sea In two hours. With com
pressed air in st-e! tubes such as we use In
this lioat the ventilation will be per-
feet. Thee tube5- stand a pressure of
5,000 pounds to the square inch."
A SOUTH DAKOTA FLOOD.
Wnterspont Bursts "Within the Lim
its of Hot Springs.
Hot Springs, S. D., Aug 17. A most
extraordinaiy flood cover3 the greater
portion or this city, the result of a water
spout which burst within the limits of
Hot Springs about midnight, completely
flooding ruost of tlie places.
"While the damage will amount to prob
ably SlOO.uoo, butunehTevaslost, though
many narrow escapes have occurred. A
n-an attempted to doss the Northwestern,
bridge and the structure was swept from
Evefy railioad bridge In the city has
been swept away and no rail connection,
nearer than four miles has been" had
since the riond. A solid sheet of water
several fe;L thick, fell in a -valley half
a mile to the uortlr- Where it struck a
great hole, covering many acres, re
mains. It swept down through the town in a
bank of water ten feet high, following
tho course of a winding creek. All the
buildings are flooded to the second story,
and all cottages in the path of the flood
were swept away. People escaped from
many of the buildingsin their nlghtclothes,
and others were taken away in boats and
3IINERS BOARD A TRAIN.
The Crew Thereupon Hefnse to Run
It to Its Destination.
Bedford, Ind , Aug. 7. Trouble is feared
from marching strikers at Petersburg.
One hundred and ten miners started from
Linton yesterday on a march to Petersburg,
sixty miles distant, where they intended
to induce the diggers at work there to
join the strike. The first halt of the march
matters ran smoothly and perfect dls--ciphne
was enforced by J. C. Herley, the
lender, who was oa Coxey's staff during
his famous march.
At Elora; after wal"dng thirty miles,
the army determined to walk no farther.
They hoarded an Evansvilte and Indian
apolis rrclght train ,and. having no money,
were ordered'ofl. The train men refused
to proceed, and the miners took possession
of the locomotive, but old not attempt to
run it. A call was sent to the governor
for troops, but, a none of the strikers was
armed, he refused to send aid.
iHSS ANNA WALL LNJUKED.
She Is the Daughter o Former "
Senator J. TV. "Wall
Elizabeth, N. J., Aug 7 Miss" Anna
Wall, daughter of the late CoL James "V7. .
Wall, at one time a United States Senator,
was seriously injured in- Christ Episcopal ,
Church yesterday, by the falling of .
1 III,. U lUVIUVliU V.IWH-.-
ne was removing tlm dust from thi
,aclet with a cloth when, without warn
ing, the great mas of marble toppled oyer
on her She suffered severe cuts, nut wiu