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MURDERERS IN AGONY.
One Suffering Prom the Bullets Tired By a
Mob, and the Other Horribly
The Celebrated Montezuma Hotel at Las
Vegas Wiped Out By Fire, But No
Five Persons Drowned at Portland--
Tliree Deaths From a Hall
Three Hundred Lashes Given a Geor
gia Negro For an lnsult--A
Terrible Torture of Prisoners.
Special to the (ilohc.
Little Bock, Ark., Aug. 9.—Particu
lars of a terrible case of mob violence were
received here this evening. Two years
since Henry and Sylvester Polk and James
Kirkendall waylaid aud murdered a peddler
named AVard in Howard county. They
divided his money and cremated his re
mains. Sylvester Polk became conscien ce
stricken and confessed. Several trials fol
lowed, the last resulting in a conviction,
Sylvester Polly being sentenced to hang and
Henry Polk to a term of twenty-one years
in the state prison. Kirkendall died before
the sentence could be pronounced. Recently
the supreme court granted the Polks a new
trial. Friday night a mob suddenly
appeared before the jail at lfar
freesboro, where the Polks were conlined.
The men battered down the doors and en
tered, but could not yet into the iron cage
in which the Polks were kept. They be
gan lirinjr into the cell—the miserable pris
oners ran too and fro begging for mercy.
A bullet soon struck down Sylvester. Henry
partially concealed himself in a reservoir.
The mob got a lot of blankets, saturated
them in coal oil and set them on tire. They
then rode away thinking their victims dead.
The horrible cries of the burniug matt drew
a crowd and he was rescued, lie was so
badly burned that he will die. Sylvester
Polk is still alive, but his wound is thought
to be mortal. The'jail was kept from burn
ing by the heroic efforts of the citizens.
Las Vboas, X. aL, Ang 9.—The fire in
he Monte/.uina hotel at the hot springs last
night originated about 11:80 in the lobby of
the fourth floor. The mercurial alarm was
Bounded in the office and the guests were
Immediately warned of their danger by the
Bounding of electric gongs in all the apart
ments of the house. There were about
seventy-live rooms occupied by guests.
Everybody escaped, and nearly all
the personal effects of the guests
were saved. Immediately alter the
general alarm had been sounded the
chief clerk and three other employes of
tin; house rushed to the fourth tioor and
unreeled a lire hose attached to various
hydrants. Some delay was occasioned by
inexperienced bands laying lines, and in
most instances the. hose was too short to
reach the Barnes. In a very lew minutes
the names had burst through the roof in
several places and all hope of saving the
building was abandoned. The volunteer
department Of Las Vegas, :>ix miles distant.
Was called by telephone. A special train took
Hose Company No. 1 out in thirteen
minutes. Another train brought. No. S
company later, and some eight or ten lines
were put to work. Water pressure was
low, however, and the streams barely reached
the roof, where the dames by this time bad
been r.iging lor four hours. The lire grad
ually worked its way to the ground floor,
making a complete loss of the hotel. The
furniture on the ground l'oor only was
saved. The guests were compelled to Im
provise Lodgings on the ground and went to
camp fur the night, while the iiremen
worked with relief ioi.es until after day
fight. The stone walls of the third story
were saved from utter destruction and re
main .standing, and may possibly be utilized
in rebuilding. The loss is s:iOO.0U0; insur
ance, 8200. 000, distributed among a large
number of oompauius. The origin of the
lire is attributed to the wires of the eiectric
lighting system becoming overheated and
igniting the woodwork. It is believed the
company will rebuild the hotel.
Two lloic i>y lite I*i»tol Route.
Special to tlie Gioba.
Cabboixtoh, .Mo., Aug. 9.—Amonir
Others who attended the Presbyterian
church at Coloma, this county, Saturday
night, was David Marbles and his divorced
Wife. At the close of the services -Mrs.
Marbles was being assisted to mount her
liorse by a young man of the neighborhood
who had accompanied her to church, when
Marbles stole up behind his wife, placed
a pistol to her head and blew her
brains out. The murderer immediately
went home, and hardly entered when the
house was surrounded by a mob of men.
who demanded his surrender. Thinking he
was to be the victim of summary vengeance,
Marbles placed a pistol to his own head,
lired and fell dead. The young couple
Were married about three years ago. lived
together for one year, when she applied for
and received a divorce on the ground of
mistreatment. Since their separation he
has been jealous ot any attention paid her
by other men. and it was this which led to
the double tragedy.
Jumped From a Flying: Train.
Special to tlie (Hobe.
Vixci:nnj:s. Ind.. Aug. It.—Dr. Me-
Kenzie. a wealthy and prominent citizen of
Eldorado, Kan., while en route to Corey,
Pa., Jumped through the window of a pas
senger coach this morning on the lightning
express Train No. 2,east-bound on ttie Ohio
& Mississippi raihoad near Flora. 111.,
and while the train was skimming along at
rate of forty miles an hour. The train was
soon stopped ami backed up to look for the
Btranger. who was found comparatively un
hurt. Dr. McKenzie is regarded as insane.
lie weighs about -2UO pounds. When found
be was Mtting upon the grassy embankment
of the railroad and he said: "Gentleman
I'm not hurt, and my money is safe, thank
Sod. r> Jle had 3'AOOO \vi th him.
Two Girls Burned to Death.
Galvestox, Aug. 9. —A special tele
gram from Ennis, Tex., says: "A terrible
-accident occurred at the residence of N. I>.
llankin, near here.on^Friday night llankin
being in feeble health sent his two daugh
ters, aged respectively 17 and 19 years, to
the garret to draw some liquor from a bar
rel there. Holding tlie caudle near the.
faucet of the barrel caused an explosion,
killing one of the girls and fatally burning
the other, who died yesterday. The house
and its contents was burned to the ground.
Kanian and iiis wife are dangerously pros
trated from the effects of the calamity.
Burying- the Victim*.
Mahghestkb, N. H.. Aug. 9. —Thou-
Bfinds of people, have visited the ruins of
the Webster block lire to-day. The funeral
of the six victims who were exhumed from
the clothes closet was attended by an im
mense throng of people at St. Marks
church, the services being conducted by
Rev. Father P. Hevey. At the conclusion
of the services the remains were buried in
Mount Calvary cemetery. Mary Ann
O'Brien, aped 35, who was" among the lirst
of those nearly suffocated to be rescued aud
whose child was found by her side, died in
the hospital this morning, making eight
deaths so far.
Fatal Frealc of a Liitiatir.
PiTT.sm KG,Pa., Aug. 'J.—George Miller,
a victim of mania poto, escaped from
his home on the South side this evening and
with a large dirk-knife, which he had se
cured In some way, created a panic on the
streets by attacking tlie pedestrians. After
■iightly cutting three persons the insane
man went into the second story of a house
and jumped from the window, falling on
the knife, which he still held in his hand,
and inflicting a fatal wound in the abdo
Worse Thau Reported.
Cixcixxati, Aug. 9.—Further details
from the wreck on the Cincinnati & Bast
ern railroad, about sixteen miles from this
city, showed that the casualties were more
.serious than were reported last night. The
killed are Mrs. Donaldson, William Smith
and Isaac IMb. Mrs. Donaldson's two
children were also fatally injured. The
other passengers, though all more or less
hurt, will recover.
Henry Surton and Charles Lewis died
to-day. This makes the total number of
deaths five. Mrs. Donaldson's two children
are still in a precarious condition.
Celestial Green Cloth KnlgrXits.
Chicago, Aug. 9. —Suspicious noises is
suing from a Clark street basement late last
night led to the belief that a Chinese gam
bling den was in full blast.A raid was made
by the police and lifty Chinamen were ar
rested inn! taken to th#Armory polieestation.
No evidences of gambling were discovered,
but it was believed that everything i>ortable
had been suddenly concealed. At the sta
tion, however, the Celestials denied that
they had been gambling and said they were
simply mourning the death of Gen. Grant,
after the custom of their country.
Five I*ori«ons Drowned.
Portland, Or.. Aug. '.>. —Last night a
party of live, consisting of Jarvis Snyder,
his wife and a daughter, aged 5, William
Ilefferson and George Hansen started across
the Columbia river at Cascade locks, in a
sail boat The wind died down, and a pair
of small oars which they had were useless.
The boat was carried over the rapids and
all the occupants dashed against the rocks
and drowned. The boat was picked up to
day below the rapids, but none of the bodies
have been recovered.
Fire in Philadelphia.
Philadelphia, Aug. 9.—Fire this
morning at the paper manufactory of Alex
ander Ualfotir, who has a contract (or
making paper for the United States
j internal revenue department caused
] a loss of i 20.000. The principal loss
was in the stock of Bristol board, super
calendered and government paper, of which
about 516.000 worth was either lost or
badly damaged by lire and water. The loss
is partially covered by insurance.
Another Appointment Kirk.
Four ERIE, Out, Aug., 9. —James W.
Neelan,who took part in the Fenian raid of
1850, has been appointed United States
consul at this port. The appointment Bat
aroused great indignation and petitions are
being signed by all the inhabitants of the
town, praying that he be not allowed to
Verdict of Guilty.
Osage Mission*, Kan., Aug. 9.—The
jury returned a verdict of guilty this morn
ing against Mrs. Frankie Morris, who has
been on trial at Erie for the murder of her
mother, Mrs. Poinsett. The latter** life
was insured for 515,000, and the insurance
companies contested payment A motion
for a new trial will probably be made to
Three llmid red leashes.
Atlanta, Ga., Aug. 9.—A dispatch
says that Richard Henderson (colored) in
Villa Rica, who was guilty of insulting ■
white lady, iras given 300 lashes by iudg
nant white citizens.
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1.1 I I. AT LO.VG U It INCH.
War on the Gamblers and Their Gor
Special to the Globe.
New York, Aug. 9.— fight against
the gamblers at Long Branch has gone as
far as a raid on the Ocean club, a big es
tablishment standing in the grounds of the
Ocean hotel. This house is sec
ond only to the Pennsylvania club
in gorgeousuess and exceeds it in
size. It is one of the handsomest structures
along the shore, being ornate in architecture
ami situated in the midst of flowers and
foliage. The interior is finished in natural
There are numerous private game rooms,
a public restaurant and a hall of large pro
portions and beautiful finish, wherein
four faro tables, four roulct tables
and two red and black tables are in nightly
use. Charley Ransom is the manager, but
he is understood to have the partnership
and backing of several capitalists. The
play is heavy, and the chips represented
over -Sit),ooo at the time your correspondent
made an inventory. Thirty-six men
are required to run this single de
partment and the crowd of victims
sometimes numbers 3,000. The police of
Long Branch are a comically rural body,
and they, with the justices of the peace,
are very deferential to the gambling inter
est, but the trustees, a majority of whom
are rich summer residents, have resolved to
EXTERMINATE TUB uauk:.::i:s.
and under their pressure a raid has been
made on the Ocean club. Five employes
were arrested and the justice fined them
£100 each, which Ransom paid promptly
and they returned to duty in the club. But
the sentiment of the cottagers has been
aroused by undesirable notoriety which the
branch has got as the world's
greatest gambling resort and the
gamblers are frightened. Their plunder
has been unprecedented thus far
this season owing to the expulsion of gam
blers from New York city and the unusual
attendance at the Monmouth races, which
are extended through the whole summer.
Looses of 000 and 10,000, and, in the
case of one Wall street man, as high as
$14,000 in one night, show the enormous
winnings of the rascals.
A feature of evil lately developed is a
roulet game for women. A room in the
Pennsylvania club has been set apart for
this purpose. The enticement of a good
supper precedes the play, and unlike the
gaming for men the entrance l
somewhat restricted. a league for
the extermination of gamblers has
been formed and among the participants in
the movement are George IT. Porter,
George William Child*. Jesse and James
SeUgman, fTisimnnj Depew and John
Harper. It is hoped that the weight of
this onslaught will be sufficient to break
down the official support of the rich gam
Sara Jones at Cincinnati.
Special to lie Globe.
Cincinnati. Aug. 9.—During the week
the Loveland camp meeting has bam hon
ored by the presence of Sam Jones, the
evangelist, lie was met at the depot by a
reporter, who said: .
"You are credited, Mr. Jones, with talk
ing out plain in meeting."
"Y-e-e-s. 1 suppose I do. There's
nothing like getting close up to a man if
you want to down him. I don't believe in
long range. If you get an old fusee leveled
on him close up. he knows somebody's go
ing to get hit when it goes off. If people
say they don't like it, 1 tell "em
to 'light out.' j; I'm going to run
meetings and run em in my own
way. If it don't suit 'em, why. they can
go. I wouldn't miss 'em anyway." "Your
style seems to be a telling one, at any rate."
"I don't set why 1 should be considered
eccentric. I just talk God and morality, I
Just as you would talk anything else on the
street, and don't go into particulars. 1 Just
give 'em at these meetings accounts ren
dered in the sum total. Sometimes the
small items are important, but the debtor
wants to know what bo's got to pay. I
never mention any names or direct my re
marks to individuals. But I tell 'em they
all know their numbers and see which way
the old fusee Is pointing."
ST. PAUL, MONDAY MORNING, AUGUST 10, 1885.
THE SONS OF MAES.
The Nation's Giddy Capital More Attract
ive to Army Dudes Than a
Secretary Endicott's Order Creating a Fu
ror Among the Boys Who Have
Enjoyed Soft Berths.
The Personal Aids to Distinguished
Officers—Tin- Cattle Kings Fail
to Hulldoze Cleveland.
Henry Ward Bcechcr Intercedes for
an Offensive Partisan--Alaska's
Value to Uncle Sain.
Special to the Globe.
Washington. Aug. 9.— capital is
| a much more comfortable residence than a
i fort on the frontier, and of course army of-
I ficers get themselves detailed lor special
duty here whenever they can, and stick to
I Washington US long US they can. It they
! cannot get to Washington they arc willing
to tike an assignment to special duty in
some other large city, where they can have
the advantage of civilization. Some officers
liave been successful in keeping on this
kind of duty, and away from their com
panies or regiments, for a long term of
years. The truth is that every few years,
generally after a new secretary comes Into
the war department the fellows who have
not got soft snaps make such a howl for re
form that a rood portion of the detachod
service men are returned to their commands
and another lot of the unfortunates from
the frontier get the plums. The result is
that the number of'officers who have held
on to Washington or equally desirable de
tails for a dozen years or so is extremely
small. The order just made by Secretary
Endicott is aimed at the fat fellows who
have been at the trough a great deal longer
than their fair share of time, and to let in
a lot of thin and
But it isn't going to oust ■ great many
men, for the number of officers who have
been serving away from their commands
over four yean is not formidable, the gen
eral belief to the contrary notwithstanding.
a year ago 1;--; winter Senator Logan made
a hot attack on the army officers who get
themselves detatrhed from their commands
and assigned to duty here, and then used
their personal, political and social intluencc
to avoid being sent elsewhere, and he of
fered a resolution which the senate adopted,
calling on the secretary of war for the
names of all ameers on detached service,
with tbeirraak and the service they were
on and reasons for it, and the length of
time that they bad been absent from their
commands. This resolution was expected
to develop the fact that Washington was
full of army officers who hadn't seen their
commands since the war closed, but it did
not The only conspicuous oases of what
might be called favoritism which it disclosed
were the eases of i Ids to generals but here
the favoritism was extended to the general
and not to the aid. It has always been
customary to allow to general officers the
privilege of selecting their own
and keeping the same over. Col. Augur had
been Gen. Augur's aid for twelve years;
Lieut Scholielii had been Gen. Schofield's
aid for live years: Cols. Tourtelotte and
Bacon had been Gen. Sherman's aids for
thirteen years. HeKee Dunn had been
Pope's aid for sixteen years; ("apt .Wherry
had been Schofield*s aid for the same
IMjriod; Lieut Sladcn had been Gen. How
ard's aid for seventeen yean, and Capts.
Wharton and Ward had been Gen. Han
cock's aids for fourteen and twelve years
respectively, Secretary Endicott had de
cided to insist on rotation in office, even in
the case of aids who have intimate, per
sonal and confidential relations with the
generals on whose stalls they serve. .In re
gard to other than staff officers whiit the re
port referred to showed was that only two
officers had been on light house duty for
more than four years, and one of these
was Col. Babcock, since drowned. The
secretary of the Mississippi river commis
sion has held that place a little over four
years. Of fourteen acting signal officers
Jive had served four years or more. In re
gard to this class of details it ought to be
said that Senator boon's project for
limiting service in the signal earns
to three years would keep the service in the
hands of inexperienced men all the time.
The report, to resume, showed that Col.
Scott was the only officer in the war record
office who had been there four yean. Of
the twentv-ninc professors of military sci
ence assigned to colleges not one had
BUVED tiii:i;i; YEARS,
and most of them had not served two years
on that detail. Of forty-seven officers on
recruiting service all bad-served less than
two years, and most of them less than one
year. At the military prison only the gov
ernor had served over four years. Of the
officers on Inspection duty, the one who had
served longest had only served three years
and one month. Not one of tho acting
judge advocates had served as much as
three years. The only officer who had
served an special duty at headquarters over
four years was a colonel, who was in com
mand of a department The superintendent
of public buildings in Wash! had
served less than tine:' years, and lias since
been relieved. The commander of the Sol
diers' home had served two rears and a
bait. Cant Pratt had had ehaqn t,( the
Indian school at Carlisle five years, and four
officers had been on miscellaneous duty in
Washington for more than four yean, two
of whom wen detached and sent elsewcre,
Mole than a year ago.
An Offensive Partisan.
Special to the Globe.
New Yokk, Aug. 9.—Peter Dawning
undisputably comes within the definition of
an offensive partisan, as applied by Mr.
Cleveland's administration. He is an old
negro who lor a quarter of a century has
had the restaurant privilege in the custom
house. Bis viands have had continuous
approval and his business has been lucra
live. • He has paid no rent, and his gas and
heat have been supplied by Uncle Sam.
but he declares that tor these benefits he
ha*always to feed many officials free. At
the outset of the last presidential campaign
he was warned to be quiet, but be disre
garded these friendly counsels and did hU
usual vigorous elect ioneering among the
negroes of New York. He especially as
sailed Cleveland as an immoral man. One
of his customers has long been Ilenry Ward
Beeeher, and one day the Plymouth Mug
wump took occasion to warn him of his
danger. "After the election you will re
pent your retirement from the Republican
party," Downing retorted in a bantering
yet rather hot way. and Beecher replied,
"Downing, my dear fellow, you are the only
place-holder for whom I will intercede with
Cleveland when the time comes for your
decapitation." Downing has now been re
moved, and on his request Beecher has
written to Cleveland to spare him.
Special to the Globe.
Sax Feaxcisco, Aug. Alaska.which
for a long time has been a white elephant
on the hands of the • national government,
now bids fair to justify the wisdom of its
purchase. The steamer Queen of the Pa
cific which sailed from this port Thursday,
carried a large number of passengers •to
Sitka. Some, Including United Sttaes Sen
ator Jones, were merely summer tourists in
search of picturesque scenery, but the ma
jority proposed to become permanent set
tlers of tlu' land office, and bealskins and
mining are their objective pursuits. All
accounts agree that on Douglas island strand
alone enough gold quart 2 has already been
revealed to more' than cover the cost of the
territory to the United States. Two nun-
j drcd and fifty men are employed here, and
recently $100,000 worth of bullion was
shipped from the mines. There seems,
however, to be no field for men without
capital, as all of Alaska is in the hauds of
monopolists, who quickly secured control of
everything of present and prospective value.
Cattle Kings Knocked Out.
Special to the Globe.
St. Lori-. Mo., At'?. o.—The refusal of
President Cleveland to grant the request of
the cattle delegation was a surprise to some
i of the interested parties here who hoped at
least for an extension of time, but with the
majority the result was anticipated, and
although a request was addressed by the
merchants* exchange to President Cleveland
in the interest of the cattle trade, which
created the impression that the exchange
had Indorsed baa rattle kings, there was n
great lack of sympathy In the movement
Resolutions which had been prepared were
not adopted, but in their stead a petition
was agreed to. The prevailing feeling is
that the president acted wisely, and his
course meets with general approval.
Tlio President's movements.
Aujany, N. V.. Aug. —President
Cleveland has spent the day quietly at the
residence of Dr. Ward on North Pearl
street This afternoon he went riding to
the cemetery. He leaves to-morrow at
ll::>0 a. in. for Lake Saranac,- where he
will remain a few weeks.
A Swell Club for Ladies.
Special to the Globe -
Nkw Yokk, Aug. 9.—The news comes
from Newport that the Women's club for
this city, the organization of which has
been regarded as a fiction of pleasantry, has
been perfected as to organization and that
a house on Fifth avenue near Thirty-first
street has been provisionally selected.* The
names of the twenty-one covernors. as
finally fixed at a meeting in New York at
the residence of Mrs. William Astor, show
an Astor, a Roosevelt an Iselin, ■ Stevens,
a Travers and other.* equally as high in the
roster of extremely fashionable and pre
tentious New York families. Mrs. T. 11.
Ilivcs accepts the presidency ad lbs. As
tor, first named for that position, becomes
the vice president, while Miss Matilda
Travers as swrctary will command the ad
visory aid of her uude, William R.
Travers, the famous clubster, wit
and stutterer. Three bandied
invitations to membership are being mailed
to persons selected by a committee at New
port These communications briefly char
acterize the venture, as "A Social Club for
Women," and say that replies are wanted
by Sept 15. About all the matrons and
maids in the immediate Astor clique are in
cluded in the 300, and those who join will
vote on additional candidates. The inten
tion is to have the house open by December.
The practical understanding is that the club
will have no hobbies whatever and that it
will especially avoid recognition of the
woman rights agitation. The existing
clubs of fashionable men like the Union,
Knickerbocker and Union league will be
taken as models and there will be rooms for
reading, billiard playing, lounging and re
freshments, besides a hall in which small
<lancing parties can be held. A name will
be voted at the first ineetiug of members.
Probably it will be "The Woman's Club."
Jar Gould Talks.,
Special to the Globe.
New Yoi:k, Aug. 9.— Gould has
been in town a few days between trips at
yachting. His presence pertnrbed Wall
street considerably, and all sorts of schemes
for midsummer operations are attributed
to him. but he declared that he is not dan
gorors in hot weather . ;-<\ will not become
so before September. The writer got at the
millionaire in his Fifth avenue home, and
noted down his words us follows: "So they
think I have come to town bent on mischief.
Is that what they say? Well, they need
not be disquieted. lam yachting this sum
mer, but 1 don't mind saying that I
am thinking things over. Have you never
noticed that your mind works faster while
you arc In rapid motion in a railroad train
and that you never plan out work as fast
when still as when moving? Well, travel
ing on a steam yacht has just that effect on
one. It beats a car for making one's
thoughts gallop. I concoct more projects
while on a month's endaa than could be
realized in a year. Some of them wont
stand the cold criticism of after judgment
ashore and others are abandoned for lack of
time, but I presume I shall return to busi
ness in September with several new pro
jects ready to go ri_'ht into. What are
they? Come now, would you have me rob
Wall street of the joys of uncertainty?"
Death of a Prominent ZTXnn.
Lynciihlt.g, Vat, Aug. 9.—Judge
James Garland, probably the oldest judge
in the world, and, it il believed, the oldest
member of the Masonic fraternity in the
United States, died at his home in this city
last night at the ape of 05. ile served as a
volunteer in ii.«- war of ISI2, and was twice
elected to congress. During the Jackson
administration he was. a warm friend of the
president, and made a notable speech in
defense of the latter in the house, for
which Jackson thanked him. both in per
son and by letter. He was prosecuting at
torney for Lynchburg for nearly twenty
years, and judge for ate corporation court
for fifteen years. lie has been altogether
at the bar and on the bench- seventy-three
years, having only retired in ISS3. when 92
years of ;•.-'■'. and afier he had become to
tally blind. In nil his oS'rial life he never
had but two of his decisions reversal. He
became a Mason in ISIS. He voted for
James Madison for president, and for every
nominee <:f the Democratic party since.hay-
Hifi cunc to the polls in a carriage last No
vember ami cast his ballot for Cleveland
and Ilcndricks. The lx J.ls of the city were
lolling to-day out of resect to him.
For Hi* Stomach's Sake.
Special to the Glol«\
Cincinnati, Aug. 9.—George W. Cal
dcrwood of Chicago, fete Prohibitionist
who has been tolling some hard facts re
garding the Democratic assistance lend.nd
the third party in the past campaigns, is
coming iii for abuses by ageuts of the cold
water crowd. The Evening Telegram of
this city, professedly a Republican paper,
baa fora week devoted it* attention to him,
but in this case, making an attack directly
against Calderwood'a personal" character.
In the meantime, a correspondent of the
Commercial Gazette, at Springfield, claims
to have discovered that the Rev. Dr. Leon
ard, the Prohibition candidate for governor,
is in the habit of i.iking wine, merely for
his stomach's sake.
Louisville, Ky., Aug. 9.—Prepara
tion lor the Southern exposition, which
opens Aug. 15, is in a very advanced state.
The floor is already covered with fete for
eign exhibits that came from New Orleans,
and new displays from foreign countries
are arriving every day. The thirteen acres
in the main building will be. covered with
interesting foreign and American exhibits.
and the art gallery, which will contain the
beat American display ever made, and
many other valuable paintings, is about
completed. The opening day will be a
general celebration' in Louisville, and
the railroads have arranged for excursions
from all quarters. '
Establish a Labor Bureau.
Wheeling, W. Va.," Aug. 9.—The
Amalgamated Association of Iron and Steel
Workers has established & board of labor
statistics for the purpose of gathering in
formation from all parts of I the country
concerning the labor Industries. Local
lodges will report to the grand lodrc officers
as to the number of men employed and idle,
the -.mount of iron and lulU on hand and
any other items of in to rest, which will be
published in an official organ of the associa
tion each week. . •• •■*;"■*.>
AMONG THE SPORTS.
An International Bicycle Eace for Big
Stake* Being Arranged for at
The Base Ball World-Chicago Leads Kew
York by Three Games in the
St. Louis Considers Herself Sure of
_ . Flying the Association Pennant
The St. Paul Lacrosse Club's Trip-
Will Cardiff Meet Burke* -- Mis
International Bicycle Race.
Washington, Aug. 9.—Arrangements
have just been completed for a great inter
national handicap bicycle race, open to
professional riders, to commence at Ath
letic park, Washington, on Monday, Sept.
21, for a purse of fStQ in gold, divided into
five prize heats. The entries will be limited
to twelve men/and each man will run two
heats each day, each heat being against a
different rider until every man entered has
computed against all other starters. Twelve
heats will be run each day, the winner of
the greatest number of heats to receive the
It is announced that Jack Burke, who
has been doing Wisconsin towns with Tom
Chandler giving exhibition sparring
matches, will push up this way next week,
and will arrange a match with Patsey Car
diff. Cardiff has been talking light, and
has but recently returned from a trip, it is
said, the object of which was to get a tilt at
the Irish lad. It is hardly likely that Car
diff is in earnest in this, and it is probable
that Ids friends misrepresent him. He may
be anxious to get on an exhibition with
Jack, but Palmy knows as well as any one
else ..it in a hard glove fight he could not
best the young Emerald islander. Cardiff
is a clever and hard hitter, and has a repu
tation well established for these qualities.
Burke is one of the most scientific of mod
ern pugilists, equalled by few and excelled
Iby none. This, of course, excludes Sulli
van, who is above the standard of first-class
men in that he is a phenomenon. If a match
should be actually arranged for more than
an exhibition contest between Burke and
Cardiff, there would be good grounds for
suspecting that the affair would not be gen
uine. The question is, could either of the
two afford to risk his reputation by engag
ing in hippodrome?
Thompson "Win Stay.
When the Cleveland "Thunderbolt" left
his home to come up into the Northwest
for his light with lladley, he announced
that he had packed his gripsack for victory
or a change of residence. lie gave it out
good and solid that he would not return to
Cleveland if he did not win. Others were
as much surprised as Thompson that he did
not score a victory, but few supposed that
he would verify his statement about staking
his place of residence on tke result. It now
developes that Mervine made the announce
ment in good faith, lie his been in Min
neapolis since the fight of three weeks ago,
and he will take up his residence in this
city this week. A contract has been made
whereby Thompson goes under the man
agement of Tom Jefferson for a stipulated
period. Jefferson i- arranging a combina
tion which will include other lights than
Thompson.and will give athletic exhibitions
throughout the Northwest A performance
will be given in this city at an early date.
Thompson will pull against four horses,
wrestle and do the strong-man act • This is
more in the line of his legitimate business.
He has done so much heavy work that his
muscles have become unfit for quick and
clean hitting, such as is necessary for a
good liehter. Thompson is a powerful man
still, although it is believed he is shoulder
bound and will never be able to limber up,
as it were.
The St. Paul Lncros«e Club.
This organization, which holds the grand
championship of the United States, and is
probably as skillful and reliable a club as
was ever organized, is arranging to make a
tour through Eastern and Canadian cities.
The club will play in Chicago, New York,
Boston and also in Canada. The club is
sure to meet with great success, and will do
much toward calling attention to this city.
In Toronto and other Canadian cities they
will receive all the money from admissions,
and the game is so popular there that the
amounts will be very lan:.*, It is the desire
of the managers to establish permanent
grounds in St. Paul to bo used for athletic
■porte of all aorta, and as several United
State* clubs are thinking of visiting here to
contend for the championship, the existence
of such groumls would be very desirable.
The plan of the club is to raise a fund of
51.500 from St. Paul people to purchase
grounds, each contribution representing a
share of ownership in the property. By
this plan the investment would surely be a
good one, as all property here is advancing
in value very fast It is hoped that the
committee will be well received and liber
ally treated, for surely the club is entitled
to the respect and consideration of all
Another Slurs in? Probable.
There was a turn-up between Morris
Hafey and Mervine Thompson on Saturday
evening last in a place on Minnesota street
The two men became Involved in a war of
words through a reflection cast upon Hafey
by Thompson in reference to the former's
faclnsr the great John L. Hafey retorted
tauntingly oat Thompson's getting
knocked out by Wilson. Finally Hafey
planted a right-hinder on Thompson's jaw.
staggering ilervine. Before he could get
back, friends interfered and .the affair
ended. It has engendered feelinc.s between
the two, however, and it is possible that a
hard-giove fight will grow out of the tilt.
If Hafey and Thompson get together some
sport may be expected by the votaries of
Bane Ball. •
Chicago leads New York by three games,
and its chances for the pennant are very
good. However, its antagonist is a very
powerful one, and the games yet to be
played may change tilings materially.
These two clubs played a magnificent game
in the metropolis on Thursday, the Ma
roons winning by a score of 1 to 0 in ten
innings. Notwithstanding the goose-egg.
Chicago played an errorless game. In the
next day's game Chicago downed New
York by a score of Bto 3. The Interest, is
now chiefly centered in these two clubs.
There was nothing of particular moment in
the other clubs' work for the week. The
standing is shown below:
£ 2 r ? ?; * ='• 2
clubs. 11 i* 1! s: 3 |i I =
Chicago 711 7 3 810 9 55
St. Louis 1..1 &> 4 8 4 3 5 25
Boston 1 7.. 1 1 6 6 5 27
Providence 4 7 5,.. 4 8 9 5 42
New York 8 *• I 1 V.. 10* 8 4 58
Detroit 0 5*2 3.. 4 4 24
Buffalo 0 4 6 8 1 3.. 8 20
Philadelphia 2 6 4JBJ2 8 8.. 84
Games lost . „ ,_ L; lelialngcllTli^saoSTfl
There is now but little doubt that St.
Lonis will fly the Association pennant this
time. It has such a substantial lead and
is playing such a strong game, generally
speaking, that its chances are all but as
sured.,- It lost a game to Cincinnati, who
has second place, but took three from Lou
isville and one from Pittsburg, the latter as
we// as Louisville getting a whitewash
from the leader. The chief occurrence of
the week's Association play was a fourteen
inning Friday game at Cincinnati between
nttsburg and Cincinnati, the latter
winning by a score of 3to 3. The clubs
close the week as follows:
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION. ..
~~~ ■■ ■ r£ j Q' 2; Ci > K~ 2 i
CLUBS. |T|« £ =. E I §~ TB
2 air,3 k £=•■= .
StLouis 5 5 5 7J~BII 9 50
Cincinnati 3.. 6-56987 44
Pittsburgh 4 5.. | 5 5 8 6 8 41
Louisville 564.. I 6 6 6533
Athletic 2863.. 551 32
Brooklyn 13 17 6!.. 0 7 25
Baltimore 142464.. 6 27
Metropolitan 3 3 5 3 3 4 3.. 24
Games lost 1013425 3230'4t!41 43,281
Cincinnati, Aug. 9.—About 600 per
sons attended the Louisville-Cincinnati
game this afternoon. The Cincinnatis
gave the poorest exhibition of fielding they
have done this season at the home grounds
but the visitors could not hit Picheny with
much success. Mays weakened in the fourth
inning and with hard hitting by. the Cincin
nati;;. .Mays' wild delivery, and several
wretched errors on the part of Louis
villes, the game was practically over at the
end of the fourth inning.
Cincinnati ..1 0 17 0 0 10 o—lo
Louisville 0 00011010—2
AT. ST. LOUIS.
St. Louis 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 I—3
Pittsburgh 1 0 4 0 0 0 10 •—
BASE BALI. NOTES.
Complaint is made by Southern League
ball clubs that it is impossible to get an um
pire for Memphis since Ted Sullivan took
the management of the club. Several um
pires have written the league president say
ing they would not act for Memphis, as they
were afraid on account of tho club's threats
unless decisions were in its favor.
Ormond 11. Butler, the ex-umpire and
ex-manager, was recently in Chicago nego
tiating tor a down-town theater or other
eligible hall to report games by telegraph.
The stage is to ba set in the form of a min
iature hall-field, and every movement
of the game is to be shown on the plat
The conference committee of the Ameri
can Association and National League clubs
will meet on the 24th hist. A uniform rate
of salary for both clubs' players will proba
bly be adopted, and also advance money
will doubtless be hereafter stopped.
The Indianapolis club managers have
sued the Detroit management. ~ For the
Indianapolis club §5,000 was promised,
SI.OOO to be in stock. Of this sum 53.000
has been paid, and the suit is for the re
maining 52,000 and the 51,000 stock.
The enormous attendance at Saturday
ball games in New York is due in part to
the fact that places of business in the me
tropolis close at noon, as well as to the in
terest which is taken in the club's good
In attempting to curve a ball Rev. E. S.
Carr, Yale graduate and ball player, sus
tained a compound fracture of the arm
above the elbow, at Dcs Moines, la.
J. P. Werle, in pitching a curve ball,
broke the bone of his arm above the elbow.
The snap, it is said, was heard forty feet
Staney of the Athletics was the first as
sociation player to make his 100 th base hit
Joe Hornung of the Bostons is suffering
from rheumatism, and will not play again
Gore of Chicago leads the league In run
betting so far.
General Sporting: Notes.
The Norfolk cricket club July 23 in Lon
don, Ens?., in their match against the
Maryleboue club and ground, accomplished
one of the most wonderful batting perform
ances of the season. The first three men
on the side each scored 100, and at 6:30 in
the afternoon 500 appeared on the boards
for two wickets. Tho brothers C. J. E.
and L. K. Jarvis scored 241 for the first
wicket These two gentlemen defied all
the efforts of the M. C. C. bowlers to separ
ate them for two hours and forty minutes,
and during the long partnership no fewer
than fifteen bowling changes had been tried.
C. J. E. Jarvis, after being let off in the
long field when he had made 127, was first
out, a catch at point dismissing him for a
brilliantly-hit ISO. Ilansell then joined L.
K. Jarvis, and the pair between them added
no fewer than 113 runs for the second
wicket. Six more bowling changes had
been made before L. K. Jarvis, like his
brother, was out to a catch at point when
the total was 354. He had been
at the wickets for three hours and
forty-five minutes. and his mag
nificent innings of 181, free from blemish,
consisted of twenty-one 4's five 3's, twenty
one 2's, and forty singles. With two wick
ets down for 344 runs, Ilansell and Kenna
way became associated, and for the third
time the bowlers were severely punished.
The changes had no effect whatever upon
the batsmen, who scored with the greatest
ease. Despite all that the bowler could do,
the batsmen were not separated until they
had added 155 runs for the third wicket.
Then Ilansell's freely-hit innings of 136
was ended by a catch in the long field. He
had been at the wicket for three hours, and
had given only one chance to point when
his score was 62. Hay lasted for six hours
and live minutes, so that the rate of scoring
was only eighty-six runs per hour. It may
be of interest to state that during the day
nine members of the 31. C. C. team tried
their hands with the ball. This mag
niiicent batting performance has few paral
lels in the history of cricket — Clipper.
The cricket game beetween the Brooklyn
Zingari and the second eleven of the Staten
Island club, Aug. I, at Staten Island,' was
marked by extraordinary bowling, McGregor
bowling five Zingari wickets for only one
run in the first inning, while Hornby took
six wickets of the Stateu Islands for ten
runs in the second inning, clean bowling
three wickets with three successive balls.
The general athletic championship games
of America, open to all amateurs, under the
auspices of the New York Athletic club,
will be held on Saturday, Sept 12.
George W. Baker lays claims to having
ridden from St Louis to Boston, 1,354
miles, in nineteen days' actual riding time. i
A late issue of the Canadian Sportsman
reflects severely on Haitian for his recent
course in the Teemer challenges.
At the Genesee club's 'cycling tourney to
come off in Rochester, N. V., Sept. 17,
51.200 in prizes will be given.
L. D. Munger of Detroit, Mich.-,, has low- :
ered -the twenty-four-hour 'cycling "record, .
covering 211, 1 miles.-.--
The annual cruise of the Oshkosh. Wis.,
Yacht club will begin- (around Lake Winne
baeo) on Aug. 21. ■ : -■
. Jack Burke gave a boxing exhibition at
Oshkosh, Wis., on Monday, last.
Charley Mitchell, pugilist," is traveling
with a minstrel company. , -. ..'
Dan O'Leary is walking in Eastern skat
Chautai N. V., Aug. Bishop
Randalls. Foster of the Methodist Episco
pal church preached.; this morning in the
amphitheater to an audience of nearly 4,000 !
persons on the right and importance of
free discussion of religious questions. This
afternoon at 2 o'clock memorial services
were held in honor of those who had been
connected with or who had been visitors to
the • hautauqua assembly and who had died
; during the year. Chancellor Vincent pro- ,
nounced a eulogy on Gen. Grant Rev.
Dr. Neely of Pottsvilie, Perm., paid a
tribute to the .memory of Mr. Coif ax and 1
Bishop Foster spoke of Bishop Wiley. The 1
platform" of the amphitheater ." was draped
with emblems of mourning.
NO. 2 2 2
i STILL WEEPING.
■ Services in Memory of the Dead Com
mander Held in Many Cities
Key. Robert Laird Collyer Pays a Touch
ing Tribute to His Departed
A Grand Army Demonstration la
the Great National Cemetery
Similar Meetings In Chicago and
Elsewhere--Mrs. Grant's Plans
for the Future.
The Day in New York.
New York, Aug. 9.—The Grant family
remained in their rooms at the Fifth Ave
nue hotel all day and received no visitors.
They will return to Mt. McGregor probably
to-morrow or Tuesday. Several clergymen
spoke from their pulpits on Gen. Grant te
day. An audience of over 5,000 people
filled the amphitheater at the Manhattan
Beach hotel this afternoon, and listened
with evident interest to a beautiful and ex
haustive biography of Gen. Grant, delivered
by the Rev. Kobert Laird Collyer. During
the address, which lasted nearly one hour
and a half, the audience several times broke
into bursts of applause, which even the
efforts of the reverend gentleman could not
restrain. Gilmore's band played a selection
of sacred music, including the ''Dead
March from Saul" and Kossini's funeral
march, Mine. Clementse Studwell sang:
"There are Green Hills not far Away."
A marked feature of the service was the
audience rising to their feet and singing
with grand effect: "Nearer, My God^ to
Dr. Collyer reviewed many interesting
points in Gen. Giant's military career, and
at the close of his sermon said: "The esti
mate of Ulysses S. Grant, which dates his
greatness with the victory at Donelson,
misses the golden thread of sequence, for
there is the same life running through all
hisd ays as through all his deeds. The
qualities which shone forth iv such con
spicuous splendor at Vicksburg and Chat
tanooga were no other than those which
marked his conduct upon every field in
Mexico. This same force was mighty
and persistent through those desperate days
of his suffering and death. His character
was greater than all his victories, and more
imperishable than all renown. Before
Grant was a soldier or statesman he had
the sense of justice, the sentiment of gen
erosity, the singleness of aim, the industry
of duty, which made him a man. His
crown of manhood rather than
the sword of the soldier or
sceptre of the statesman is the secret
of his conquests and the pledge of his fame.
His character was as transparent as the
atmosphere. He was never less
than himself. If his speech was re
strained it was never the reticence of
concealment. If he had nothing to reveal he
had nothing to hide. He was silent when
he had nothing to say;, manliness in a man,
his charm and fascination.
DIKING GUAXT'S FIRST TERM
of office as president he attended service in
the church, of which I was the minister, in
Chicago where the sermon was treating
of the unity of the race and the brotherly
obligations of man as man. The president
took occasion after the services to speak in
commendation of the aim of the sermon,
and, with beautiful simplicity, said in the
truest sentence, 'Men are more scarce than
heroes.' At the house of a friend
in Chicago 1 was sitting alone
with liim late into the night when he
closed a long and thoughtful
discourse which I seldom interrupted by re
ferring to the irresponsible way in which
even friends would proffer advice, and ris
ing from his chair, said: 'I have neve?
asked for people to give me advice.' On
Thanksgiving day, 1876, when this country
was under no little strain of evil apprehen
sion, I was in Washington and sitting with
the president in his private office. He asked
me if the peonje thought there would be
any trouble about the inauguration of the
president-elect In reply, I said the people
generally looked to him and asked what he
would do should there be any lawlessness
or outbreak. The president looked amused
and pleasantly answered: 'I know what
I would do. but I don't mean to tell."
QMemoriai services were held to-night in
the Italian church connected with the Five
Points missions. After prayer and the-sing
ing of hymns by the congregation, the Key.
Attouio Arriglie delivered an address on.the
life of America's Grearest Hero. The
speaker drew comparisons between Gen.
Grant and Garibaldi. Both, he said, were
similar in many respects. They eared-only
for the welfare of their people, and sacri
ficed everything personal in order to benefit
Visit tbe City Hall.
Nt:n- Yokk, Aug. 9.—About 9:GO this
morning the Grant family visited the city ]
hall, and after examining the surroundings ,
of the "syot where the general had lain I
in state, decided that the main
lloral tributes that remained in the gover- !
noi^s room should be sent to the tomb to- j
morrow morning Mr. and Mrs. Fred, Mrs. i
U. S., Jesse Grant and Mrs. Sartoris were
in the party.
Honoring: the Dead.
Chicago, Aug. 9.—Over'two thousand
Union veterans and other citizens attended
the memorial services hi honor of Gen.
Grant at Battery D to-day. The services j
were conducted under the auspices of the
G. A. K. posts here, by whom the large j
hall had been suitably draped and decorated. '
The address of the occasion was delivered
by Bishop Fallows. It was full of elo
quenoe and rich in tributes to the memory of
the dead general. At most of the churches i
in the city the ceremonies had direct refer
ence to yesterday's national funeral cere
mony, the congregations generally being
unusually large. People, as a rule, seemed
to regard the occasion as the last offering I
them opportunity to publicly demonstrate
tlreir respect for the memory of Gen. Grant. .
Dispatches from many localities in the
West speak of services similar to those held
G. A. K. at Gettysburg.
Gettysburg, Pa., Aug. 9.—This has
been a perfect day at Camp U. S. Grant
About 3,000 members of the Grand Army
of the Republic have already reported, and
judging from applications received for quar
ters, it is believed that fully 4,000 comrades
will visit the camp during the week. At 10
o'clock this morning divine services were '
held at the rostrum in the National ceme
tery', conducted by Chaplain J. W. Sayres. .
At 5 p. in. there wad a dress parade and
review, after which the comrades formed j
In hollow square, facing inwards, and
Grant memorial services were conducted by |
Chaplain Sayres, in accordance with the
ritual of the G. A. K. Chaplain Sayres :
and Key. J. A. Danks of Pittsburg dcliv- j
ered addresses. At the conclusion of the j
latter's address the comrades at his request !
joined in the chorus of "Tramp, Tramp." j
The exercises closed with the Doxology, in .
which many of the 5,000 spectators joined. '■
Kitual hymns were rendered by a choir se
lected from the different pests, assisted by i
the Frankford bund. This evening there
was a sacred concert in the open air. Gen. j
Burdette, commander-in-chief, will arrive j
here on Monday.
A Yillajre In Flames.
Hawkesbubg, Ont, Aug. 9.—A fire at
Ft. Eugene to-day destroyed the principal •
business portion of the village, Bangers' !
hotel and many stores and dwellings had j
been destroyed and tho fire was still raging i
when the report came in. The loss is no* !
yet known, but will no doubt be heavy.