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TEJ2 HOCK ISLAND AUG US, MONDAY, AUGUST 12, IE39,
THE DAILY ARGUS
JOHN W. POTTER.
Monday, Augubt 12, 1889.
Tbs following list of family appoint
menta by the present administration has
been compiled. It Indicates that Brother
Ben considers public office a private snap:
1. The president's brother.
2. The president's brother-in-law.
8. The president's father In law.
4. The president's son's father in-law.
5. The president's wife's nephew.
6. The president's son's wife's cousin.
7. The president's nephew.
8. The president's daughter's brother-
9. The president's brother's sonin
10. The president's wife's neice's hus
11. The president's son's father in
law's neice's husband.
13. The president's brother-in law.
IS. The private secretary's brother-ins
14. The secretary of state's son.
15. The secretary of state's nephew.
16. The pension commissioner's two
17. The Indian commissioner's wife.
18. The Indian school superintendent's
Tlio Conductor Had to Puh.
"If you don't Ure that pin alonn you will
cut this trailer oflf In-fore wo got to Garfield
avt-uue," sharply nixikts a portly old gentle
man to the conductor of a street car which
wna skimming uloiig Lincoln avenue.
"If you will 'tend to yer own business I can
manage this ear," was the response, as the
fellow went on saving tinw, two blocks south
of tlio Oarll.'ld comer, where the trailer
should be dropped.
Suddenly there was a yell, an the Itfrs of the
conductor went up in the air and he bung
half over the rinsh Ixmrd.
"Hi, therel Stop that cable! You are
mulling away from the trailer!" yelled the
astonished conductor as he recovered his
balance from the Jerk which he had receive!
while trying to hold on to the piu chaiued to
the grip ear. The prlp went oil He could
not hold as a link. As the crestfallen felk
informed the wWHn'.cr that they would
bore to Kt olT, iu he would have to push the
cur for two blocks, the portly mnn replied:
"Well, I guess not. Not in this rain. You
cut usolT now you push us t Uie corner."
TIhi couiluctor Itsiknl astonished. He
stepped out-idonud called for the horses, two
blocks away, but the driver only answered,
"Brin,; on your car." Dingnsted ami defeat
ed, he iut his flxHilder to the ear and by the
MUtann of the down grade and two boy
be pushed the passengers and the ear to the
turn. -Chicago Tribune.
Cement for l-elhr.
Thuceinei.t used for patching the uppers of
fine shoes is generally made by ubwolving
gutt perclia iu UM'thylnUsl chloroform until
theniixtureisalMHitasthickaji sirup. trrape
and pare ilwyi arouiul the hole to be covered,
aul thin carefully with a long chamfer the
edges of tlm bit of leather to be applieil. Only
a little of the cement is needed, but the sur
face must lie prenssl clow together. The
parts will adhere firmly iu a few minutes.
Hall's Journal of Health.
A III Fire at llanimonil, IimL
Ciiicauo, Aug. 12. Saturday mornhig
two of the buildings of 11. H. Hammond &
Co.' slaughterhouse at II uninond, Ind,
were almost totally ilest soy ed. The build.
tngs ware snturated with grease and full of
oily produets, such as lard and tallow, and
water had very little etfxct. Tbs flarpss
leaped to a bight of l!O0 feet and tbs oil ran
Into the river and burned there, presenting
the remarkable scene of a river on fire. Tbs
killing and cooling departments were saved.
but the loss will reach nearly f'XNI.OOO, with
The Shah sail Uls Orders.
London, Aug. 1 The shah bas scattered
broadcast during his continental tour the va
rious orders of Persia, apparently without
the slightest rttgnrd for the fitness of things.
His indiscriminate generosity in this maneet
is aptly illustrated by the appearance of a
premier ilanwuse on tbe lenna stage Set-
unlay evening conspicuously wearing tbe
ribbon of the Lion and the Sun, the gift of
tbe "king of kings. "
Supposed Murderer Narreader.
Chicaoo, Aug. li Juhn MiOratn and
William Martel), the two young men sop
posed to le the murderers of Oftior Frerer,
walked into the L leering ic.reet sUitlon Sat
urday afternoon ami gave themselves up to
tbe sergeant in charge. They denied emphat
ically that they had anything to do with the
tnuriUr, but arS) being held s)ndiug further
work on the raw.
Three Killed on the lUiL,
t-HAKLOTTB, N. Y., Aug. li The nicht
express on the lining Watertown and Og
densburg railway ran into tlm Ilochester
train early Saturday morning and the fol
lowing people were killed: John Day, Os
wego, N Y. : Mi Ella Tei-riii, St, Johns,
Mich. ; Lowell V. Brown, of Shermin, N. Y.
Five were injured, including Frank Hell, of
Cbeboygau, Mich., and Mrs. 1L M. T- rrin,
of St Johns, Mich.
Killed by the Operator's Fault.
IlKADroKD, Fa,, Aug. 12. Two freight
trains were wrecked at AVhietlctown, Fa.,
yesterday morning at 6 o'clock. Bert Ander
son, an Ki le ltmUenian, who belonged in this
city, was killed instantly, and (wo engines
and twenty-five cars were t locked and
burned. Tbe oxrator at Johnsburg should
bars held the Fhiludelphia and Krie train
but neglected to do so.
A Terribly F.rTentlve Hmnll-Arm.
London, Aug. 12. Tbe new small arms
and smokeless powder, recently adopt
ed by tbe Austrian military authorities
have been thoroughly beted. An eight milli
metre rills pierced an iron plate one inch
thick at a distance of loo yards with perfect
llaee ounte Notes.
Chicago, Aug. li The winning horses
at tbe West Side races were: Somerset, 7)
furlongs; Steve Jerome mile; tleaoons
field, iyi miles; Alaho, mile: Moonstone,
mile; Faseion, mile; Yv inslow, lf
miles. The time was not phenomenal.
Forest Fire In Oregon.
Portland, Ore., Aug. li A fierce forest
lira is raging in Washington county, about
ten miles from bare. Several bouses and
barns have txaen burned. Many people have
been obliged to flue for their lives.
Mayor Hewitt Home Again,
New York, Aug. 11 Among the arrivals
on tbe steamship BtrurU Saturday were ex
Mayor Hewitt and family.
Tne King or Holland A(aln IlL
Amsterdam, Aug. 10. The king of Hol
land baa bail another rehvse, and bis condi
tion la reported to lie very critical His
physicians are in constant attendance at bis
bedsiile, and a change for the worst may be
looked for at any time.
There b more catarrh in this section of
the country than all other diseases put
together, and until tbe last few years was
supposed to be incurable. For a great
many years doctors pronounced it a local
disease, and prescribed local remedies. and
by constantly falling to cure with local
treatment, pronounced it incurable. Sci
ence bas proven catarrh to be a constitu
tional aiaeeae, and therefor requires con
stitutional treaiu,et nails Catarrh
Cure, manufactured by P. j. Cheney &
Co., Toledo, Ohio, is the only constlwt.
tional cure on tbe market. It is taken in
ternally Id doses from ten drops to a tea
spoonful. It acts directly upon the blood
and mucus surface of the system. They
offer one hundred dollars for any case It
falls to cure. Bend for circulars and tes
F. J. Chkvet & Co., Toledo, O.
Bold by druggists, 75c.
The Civil Service Commissioner
Gives His Views.
NOT AFRAID OF A BUREAU00EA0Y.
The fterrlre Under the "Spoils" System
Iretty Good In Spite ef the System Two
Ways te Make an Improvement Plenty
of Vacancies Under the New Method A
Kemarkable Case of Vitality Notes from
the National Capital.
Wabiiinqton Citt, Aug. li Civil Serv
ice Commission Lymnn spoke Saturday
night to tbe members of the Six O'clock club
about civil service reform. There were quite
a number of prominent people, invited gnesta
and members, present, among them Mr. Ly
man, (Jen. Muizey and Commissioner of
Pensions Tanuer. Mr. Lyman admitted
that the civil service had many faults; threw
out suggestions for improvement, and ridi
culed the idea of a bureauocracyas tbe out
come of civil service relorm.
First Find the What Is Wanted.
He said: "When you are going to improve
a thing first find its characteristics and
necessities I pr.sniine the discussion of the gov
civil service with which we are engaged re
lates to the administrative functions of tbe
ernment, and not to its legislative and judi
cial side. We are to improve the service in
the great custom bouses and places where
the revenues are collected, and in tbe band
ling of the mail.
How to Improve the Service.
"The way lo improve this service is to im
prove the people who administer it. Up to
the present time tbe people of the country
bave been fortunate to a very great degree
In having in the public service men of char
acter, honesty and ability. I believe that is
true in spite of, and not because of, the
method by which they bave been selected,
and true because it is a fact which I think
every body will concede, that tbe great mass
of people in this country are worthy to bold
ofllce, ami it is only now and then that a
man gets into ofllce who is a disgrace to it
A Method Neeeesary.
"But to get into the service better people
some method must be adopted. We must
consider the difficulties in the nay of a change
cf methods. They cannot be changed in a
day by an order; it must be a process of evo
lution, and that is not accomplished in a mo
ment. I believe we are .now in the midst of
an evolution, and this change must come
through the people who constituto the serv
ice. Two Ways to Ttn Iu
"There are two ways to improve the serv
ice, and both depend on the people who are
employed to do the public work. Oue is to
get in at the bottom men of better education,
broader views, and a more thorough purpose
to do Uie public work honestly and as a life
business. They should not be appointed be
cause they belong to a clique or to a certain
family, but because they are American citi
seas and are ready to seek a career in the
public service. I do not think there Is the
slightest danger of a bureaucracy or an ofn.-e-holdlng
aristocracy. Wben that is talked
about tbe intelligence and dignity of the
American people ia discredited. It is non
sense. Tbe people of this country will take
care of that. These young men will have
tbe public service at heart, and will be loyal
to tbe government, not to their particular
Not l'artlan, but Business Men.
"Another way to improve the service is to
tke men In a t She top, and there is where J
should tlx tbe doors of the service, with the
intervening doors closed to outsiders. The
men to be taken tn at the top should be those
known generally as receiving presidential
appointments. All other places should be
filled by promotion baaed upon merit I
recognise that a party must control the gov
ernment Iu carrying out a policy, but tbese
men who are appointed beals of departments
should be business men, for a great deal
more depends nMMi this quality than out
sid era think. The difference between a good
and poor administration does not depend
mainly on the men who do the work, but
largely is controlled by men who direct the
Chances Always Taking Place.
"I bave come to the conclusion that the
beet method of selecting the men for lower
grades is by examinations which shall be
open to all American citizens. The charges
of tbe slow chunges in tbe governinen serv
ice are not well sustained. Changes are
biore numerous than most of the fieople sup
pose. The employes in the classified serv
ice of the postoflice department undergo a
complete change in Ave years, which fact is
largely due to the small compensation paid
to these people. Of the 8,000 employes of
tbe classified service in Washington there if
an annual change of ahont MX).
J not a Trick of the Tress.
"In regard to the criticisms which are
heard of questions asked by the communion,
I wish to say that for the past six years I
bave read the newspapers to And out what
sort of questions the people objected to, and
wsrt be r mmn m ssnKle liRtno that
has ever fallen under my observation where
the question criticised hail been asked by the
commission. 1 hey were always straw men,
put up to b.; knocked down "
HE PUZZLES THE PROFESSION.
A Man Living; His Weeks after the
Hmashlna; of a Vertebra.
Washington City, Aug. 12 The case of
Maurice Adler, who was shot by Franx K.
Ward six weeks ago hut Wednesday, and
which was pronounced by the attending
physicians tlio next day to be hopeless, and
one that would terminate fatally within
forty-eight hours, has claimed tbe attention
of tins community above all other local
matters ever since, and baJ brought to the
bedside of the sufferer all the leading
physicians of this city. The bullet from
Ward's pistol entered Alders neck near tbe
fourth cervical vertebra. Purulysis of tbe
limtM and bod;" followed. Ho effort was
mado to probe for the ImlL
Lives In Spits ot the Ictors.
The vertebra, the doctors said, was un
doubtedly shuttered, tbe spinal cord injured,
and the man must speedily die. But Adler,
although unable to move band or foot, or
any muscle below the shattered vertebra,
could ent and drink and talk, and lived day
after d.iy, while the local papers dally and
moootonously chronicled the attending
physicians' statements, that bis pulse was
abnormally rapid, respiration quick, tem
perature up to a high fever point or below
normal, and that tbe end was near.
The Question of Monday Work.
WasHiwoTOK Citt, Aug. 11 The ques
tion of Sunday work In tbe government pos
tal service ia seriously engaging the atten
tion of postoffloe offloials, and tbe whole
question of Sunday work, special letter de
livery, window letter delivery, railway pos
tal car work, star route and steamboat routes
will be taken up and considered by Postmas
ter General Wanamakor In all its different
phases on bis return from bis vacation. Post
office officials look forward to its settlement
with Interest, but because of tbe conflicting
interests involved, hardly expect a solution
of the question tbat will be satisfactory to
tbe religious element, tbe business element,
and the government iUolf.
Army Desertions ou the Increase.
Wabhihoton City, Aug. 13. Army of
ficers of late bave been looking into tbe
causes which depopulate the army. Late
statistics show tbat desertions are on the in
crease. During tbe six mouths endiug June
SO, 1SS9, tbe records show an increase of 253
over the number reported for the corre
sponding period of last year. For tbe past
six months of tbe present year there were
,4h7 desertions, against 1,2)9 for the same
period of 8t& Many of tbe officers believe
tbat tbe cause is tbe menial work the soldier
bas to do about tbe officers' quarters.
Will Camp With tbe O. A. U.
Washington Citt, Aug. li The field.
Staff, and band, and companies B, C, D, K,
G, and I, Second infantry, completely armed
and equipped and outfitted with camp equip-
age, etc., nave been ordered 1o proceed by
rail to K .ernev. Neb., and enCimD Wita tne
Grand Army of tbe Republic i t it reunion
to be held at that place, eomoiencea to-aay
WasHiwoTOit Citt, Aug. 12. Among the
appointments of special exa n Inert in the
pension office Saturday were: H. 8. Har
rell, C B. Robbina, Frank W. Rawlea, and
W. L. Newell, all of Indiana.
TURBULENT COKE WORKERS.
Drunken Mobs Keep the Icent Strike
Regions In TormolL
Grxinburgh, Pa., Aug. 13. A riot oc
curred at tbe Hecla works, owned by Will
iam Thaw, lata Saturday afternoon and
three men were fatally injured. About 700
men went there from the Ma nuioth works
and asked the men at work tc quit Upon
their refusal tbe drunken mob assaulted and
beat them terribly. Tbe coal wagons were
thrown down the shafts; the v-indows in tbe
houses were all broken; one woman was
struck by a flying stone and t adly injured;
one man was struck by a picl , the blade ot
which passed through his shoulder; another
bad a leg broken and a Hunt arlan DB uis
skull fractured. A sheriff's jiosse left this
place at S o'clock, but upon tl eir arrival at
Hecla tbe mob had fled. Tbe damage to
property is great It is prolhle that at
least three of tbe injured men will die.
Those Lovely Hnnga -lans.
Connki.lsvii.LB, Pa., Aug. 12. Squire
Duncan and two constables attempted to ar
rest twelve rioting Hungarians at Mover
coke works Saturday morning A crowd of
Hungarians turned upon the officers, beat
ing Duncan into insensibility, and drove the
constables away. Puncan's injuries are
thought to le fatal Tne sheriff or Fayette
county bas been called upon.
The President a flood Sailor.
Bar Harbor, Me., Aug. li President
Harrison went for a stil Saturday with a
numerous party, includm; M Roustnn, the
French minister; Mahoye Boy, the Turkish
minister; Jobu It. Thomas, f Illinois, and
Miss Brice, a daughter of Cilvin S. Brice,
The afternoon was foggy and tie sea choppy,
and in consequence little of the scenery of
tbe coast could be seen. Tbe president re
mained moht of the time in the pilot house,
and while the majority of tbe passengers felt
squeamish, Mr. Harrison seemed to be undis
turbed by tbe motion of the v sseL
The president attended St Mary's Episco
pal church yesterday and afterward lunched
with Bishop Doane, of Albanj , who was the
Fatal Wreck on the Rocs Inland.
Tope K a, Kan., Aug. li The St Joseph
exprees train from the southeast on the
Rock Island collided yesterdty afternoon,
one mile west of this city, with a con
struction train, resulting in tbe instant
death of L. U. Courter, exprtss messenger,
and serious injury of l'iwtd Clerk S. O.
Dailey ami tbe fireman and e igineer of tbe
construction train. The ext ress car was
crushed to pieces, and tbe et gines of each
train and nearly all tbe cart were thrown
down an emtwnkment None of tbe passen
gers was injured. Tbe accident is due to
negligence on the part of the the engineer of
the construction train.
"The Hangman Shall Clop Him."
Eldorado, Ktan., Aug. li Roliert Sny
der, a saloonkeeper and ex-omvict of this
place, shot bis wife and molbor-iu-law early
yesterday morning. Of late rnyder has been
living separate from his fami y. Early yes
terday morning be broke into the house
where his wife and her mother were living
and shot the former in tbe ireast and the
latter through tbe stomach. Tbe mother-in-law
cannot live. Mrs. Siuy der will probably
recover. The cause of the "ragedy is un
known, but it is supposed Suy ler committed
tbe deed through anger at bis wife for refus
ing to live with him.
Harrington Don't Like to be Quoted.
London. Aug. li Balfour, chief secre
tary for Ireland, has written a letter in
justification of the languag be used in
Thursday's debate on the Iris!, eetimates in
tbe bouse of commons. He fives extracts
from the Kerry newspaper edited by
Harrington, in which Magist -ate Koche is
referred to as "Bloody Balfo ir's wretched
hireling" th" police as "cowardly renegades,
bribed to butcher tbe peo le," and "uni
formed bell bounds, deligbflng in savage
work," and CoL Turner aiid Balfour as
John I- Sullivan Will Io Time.
Rochester, N. Y., Aug. 12. William
Muldoon, the trainer of Sullivan, passed
through Rochester Saturday on bis way to
bis home in Belfast In an interview Mul
doon said be did not see any b-icVt prosiwcts
of Sullivan getting off easy, and believed
that Governor Lowry would ste that the big
slugger had the limit of the law, which be
can do, as the judge fixes the punishment
The Mens Reserve -Ion.
Chicago, Aug. li Ex-Gcvernor Foster,
of Ohio, oue of tbe eonirsittioners to nego
tiate with the Sioux for a par-y of their rtm
ervation in Dakota, was in the city Satur
day, and said the lands ceded were about
9 0ij,Oiio acres, and that, on the whole, it is
lest suited for grazing, esiecially for sheep.
He thought it would be oiem-d next spring
Will Call for RoatonV Fund.
Kohton, Aug. 12. Govern ir P-eaver has
notified Mayor Hart that he will call this
week for the Johnstown ftnd of $1.10,000
raised in Boston and vicin ty, whiuh has
been for nearly two months lying idle in the
hands of Kidder, Pea body & Co.
No Hope for Wllkie Collins.
London, Aug. 12 Wilki Collins, the
novelist, is still in a very ft ble condition,
and the doctors glv, no hope of bis getting
better. He was a Bio to sit up in bis bed
Saturday, however, to sign a check.
HER LIFE IN THE BALANCE.
Mrs. Marbrlck's Case to s Before tbe
London, Aug. li Mrs. M iy brick Satur
day bad another long interview with her
mother, who was permitted to remain In her
cell for several hours. The condemned
woman was much better yesterday Mian she
baa been at any time since tbe death sentence
was pronounced. She bad bn assured by
all who bave access to her tl at everything
possible is being done to sav her from the
terrible fate which stares her in tbe face,
and sbe bas in a great meat ure recovered
her spirits and now looks riore hopefully
into tbe future.
Petitions to Mattltews.
Tbe petitions to the home lecrotary In her
behalf are assuming immenie proportions
hundreds of people in different parts of Eng
land having interested them elves to secure
signatures. Petitions were tilreulated in all
tbe Dissenting churches m Liverpool Satur
day, tbe ministers taking pal js to explain to
their congregations that tbe itatements that
the expense of tbe defense Lad been borne
by Brieriy, the unfortunate woman's para
mour, were untrue.
Oolnf Over the Evl lenoe.
It asserted upon good authority that Just
Ice Stephen, being convincec of the woman's
guilt will resign from the bench In the event
of ber reprieve by tbe h me secretary.
Secrectary Matthews, in vie of tbs peti
tions already prepared for presentation to
him, ia studying the evidenco carefully aad
is also in communication with Justice
Stephen, tbe lord chancellor and tbe attor
ney general on tbe legal aapeots of tbe case.
The fact tbat Mrs. May brick received seven
offers of marriage just previous to ber con
viction abundantly demons rates the cer
tainty tbat tbe crop of maud in sentimental
ists bas not been blighted.
Boulanger Charged wltl
Paris, Aug. li The higb
peach me nt, on going into sec
unlay, had a mass of docutm
court of im-
ret session Bat-
placed before them by tbe pro
(i by Boulanger
including many letters writte
himself. Some of these ten
I to show tbat
the general shared with M. 1
iuret In eertain
commissions paid to that gant
leman by arqiy
contractor. A letter was
making damaging damag
against Boulanger, which bat
. been written
U tress, to her
by Madame Fourpe, his n
friend, the popular agitator,
7 c Fic i o onor.
Two Georgians Stand Up To
Be Shot At.
ONE SAVES FOUR OF HIS ETJLLETS,
And With Their Aid Manages a Compro
mise A Descendent of John C Calhonn
One of the Principals His Opponent
W antes His Powder, bnt Shows Consid
erable Grit A Rather Peculiar Pro
ceeding Under the Code No Blood
Atlanta, Ga., Aug. 12. Just over the
Georgia line in Alabama, on the Rome and
Decatur road, near dark Saturdsy evening,
Mr. Fat Calhoun and Mr. J. D. Williamson
fought a duel with pistols. Mr. Calhoun
was perfectly cool and fired but one shot
Mr. Williamson was nervous and fired five
shots without stopping. Mr. Calhoun re
peated bis demand that Mr. Williamson
should apologize for words spoken, which
Williamson agreed to. .Neither party was
hurt, and all scattered at once to escape tbe
arresting officers who were now close upon
them. Tbe men left this city Friday night
after arranging the preliminaries and in
spite of the efforts of the governor managed
to bave their meeting without interference.
The Men on the Ground.
The duel was fought with nickel -plated,
pearl-handled Smith & Wesson's hammerless
five-shooters, and tlio seconds were Capt
Jackson for Calhoun and Jack King for
Williamson. King took one pistol and Capt
Harry Jackson tbe other. King placed his
in Williamson's bainL Capt Harry Jack
son walked oyer and banded bis to Calhoun.
The seconds took their positions. The princi
pals and seconds formed tbe four corners of a
iquara. Williamson raised his weapon toex
amiiie it when Capt Jackson cried out,
"Hold that hand down at your si, le!" Will
iamson immediately dropped his arm with
out a word.
A Peacemaker Present.
Then Col. John Seay, of Rome, rushed in
and tiegged the seconds to settle tbe matter
and not allow tbe fight "It is a shame," be
said, "to bave two such fine men stand up
here and shoot at one another." Tbe seconds
could not agree upon a settlement, and so
announced. "Then I shall stand ltween
them," said CoL Seay, as be took his stand
in trot t of Williamson. He was removed by
main force. Then for fully ten teconds
there was not a sound. It had been arranged
that each principal was to empty his pistol
shoot five times.
The Word to Fire.
Suddenly Jack King's voice rang out:
"Are you rea.1v. gentlemen?"
"Yea," answered both.
The first shots were simultaneous, and tbe
flames and sparks tbat flew from tbe pistol
barrels illuminated the scene for an instant
Williamson emptied his revolver, the five
shots being fired very rapidly. Calhoun fired
only once, then slowly lowered bis pistol as
Williamson's bullets were whistling past bis
"Are you hurt, Pat," some one cried.
"No, sir Calhoun coolly replied
"Williamson, did be bit youf" asked King.
"I was not touched."
An Unprecedented Scene.
The scene at this time became oue unprece
dented in dueling affairs. After a brief in
terval of silence Calhoun's voice was heard.
"Mr. Williamson, I have held four of my
balls, which I am entitled to fire at you now.
I do not wish to take your life I now ask
you to retract your remarks made before tbe
"I will do so," answered Williamson, "pro
vided you withdraw tbe reflections upon my
character involved in your remarks."
The Iletnand Repented.
Half a dox n times Calboum demanded an
unconditional retraction and each time
Williamson refused to make it, demanding
in return a disclaimer of personal reflection.
Finally Willistnson said:
"I am ready for you to fire. Then we will
load and fire again."
"Allow me to speak to Mr. Williamson,"
said King;, bis second, but Capt Jackson
said quickly, "No, sir; do not approach him.
I will kill tbe first man who crosses this
line." Capt Jackson drew his revolver. As
the moon's rays played upon its glittering
barrel every oue saw he meant business, and
the spectators drew back.
"But I bave a right to speak to him." re
Then Capt Jackson lowered bis revolver
and said: "Yea, I believe you bave tbat
Cut hone Makes a Concession.
King then bad a short talk with William
son, and as be was withdrawing Calhoun's
voice rang out: "In my remarks before tbe
legislative committee Mr. Williamson per
sonally did not enter my mind." Then raising
his pistol be said: "With the understanding
tbat you withdraw your remarks after my
statement I fire the remaining shots in tbe
air. I expressly reserved my shots to do
this." WitU these remarks four shots rang
out Then Calhoun approached and the two
nrinWnttla alinitk ItanS. . 1
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quickly for Uie cer. Kntortna tin ow. nl.
houn said: "Mr. Williamson, we will let this
matter end here."
"We will," replied Williamson, giving his
late antagonist's band a hearty shake.
Cause of tha billtealty.
The cause of tbe duel is briefly this: Mr.
Calhoun, v. ho is a grandson of the great nul
lifler, is general counsel for the West Point
terminal 6ystem of railway, and is the mas
ter spirit of the combination of which Mr.
John 11. Inman is the bead. The West Point
terminal scooped in tbe Central railroad sys
tem of Georgia, thus bottling sp the state.
This aroused the indignation of the people,
and the result was the introduction of a bill
into the legislature known as the Olive bill,
to forfeit tbe charters of roads e -taring
into either consolidations or
combinations. Mr. Calhoun on Thurs
day appeared before tbe railroad com
mittee to argue against tbe passage of tbe
bill There be found himself antagonixjd by
President J. D. Williamson, ot tbe Chatta
nooga, Rome and Carrollton road, who ar
gued in favor or tbe bill, and declared for
ipdependent roada Mr. Calhoun retorted
that Mr. Williamson sought to enter the
West Point combination, but that through
bis (Calhoun's) opposition Williamson was
kept out, and thus deserved no credit for be
ing at tbe bead of an independent line.
Williamson jumped np and hissed out tbat
the statement was false. A demand for a
retraction was declined and both parties left
the city Fridsy night determined on gora.
A Lecture by Waaamaker.
Saratoga, N. T., Aug. 12. Postmaster
General Wanamaker spoke for half an hour
yesterday afternoon before tbe Young Men's
Christian association on toe subject of "Prac
tical Christianity." There was a very laxge
attendance and at tbe close a large number
shook bands with Mr. Wanamaker.
The Gotham World's Fair Movement.
Nw York, Aug. li Mavor Grant Sat.
nrday afternoon appointed four committees
to do tbe preliminary work for the interna
tional exposition in 18ti Anton; the names
on tbe different committees are those of
Grover Cleveland. Calvin S. Brice. August
tieimont, Would, Huntington, Rockefeller,
Vanderbilt, Evarts, Hewitt, Cornell. Depew,
Warner Miller, L. P. Morton, Geu. Sher
man. J. G. Bennett. Joannh Pnlitnr R
Flower, Samuel Gompera, C A. Dana, and tbe
Astora Tbe general committee includes the
names or all the moot prominent on the com-
The "Elixir of Life" a CMceco."
imuAoo, Aug. Vi Dr. lie wolf was
asked yesterday what be had to say of tha
experiments be has been trying with Brown-
Sequarda "elixir of life," and aaid he had
treated a dosen people. He could see no
particular benefit but bis p tiante raid they
felt somewhat better. Tbe doctor will con
tinue his experiment until Le can come to a
conclusion. Telegrams from Detroit, Cin
cinnati, Cleveland, and elsewhere are not at
ail conclusive, though some remarkable
' effects are reported.
A Pitcher of
Latest Development of th2 Base
UTILIZED TO QUELL A REBELLION.
The Humorous Phase of the Insurrection
In Honolulu The Royal Troops Seek the
Aid or the Local T wirier to Shell the In
surgents with Extemporised Dynamite
Bombs He Beads Them In Hot, and
the Enemy Capitulates.
Sak Francisco, Aug. 12. The most inter
esting feature of the insurrection at Hono
lulu, Hawaii, in which a half-caste Hawaiian
named Wilcox, assisted by one Boyd, at
tempted with the aid of a few hundred na
tives to overthrow the government of King
Kalakaua, was tbe performance of a btse
ball pitcher namsd Hay WooJ house, of the
Honolulu Base Ball club. Tbe story is told
by passengers on the Honolulu steamer which
arrived Friday. They say that the blue
jackets from the U. 8. S. Adams were
landed to protect American citizens and
property ami marched into the city with the
band playing "Marching Through Georgia."
Wilcox In a Bad Fix.
-The story thon proceeds: Tbe Honolulu
rifles had been called out by the king, and
covered by the palace building they mad
lively play with their rifles at the insurgents.
It a as clear from the first that Wilcox was
in a bad place and had lit tle chance to gain
tbe palace. Many of his men were not
armed, and desertions were frequent. His
lieutenant. Sain Boyd, made a plucky at
tempt to fonv the palno with a small can
non. The king bad several sm ill six-pounders
that came fro n France planted around
the yard, and lioyd got one of these and ran
it out to bear on the alace. The instant be
appeared sharpshooters killed tne men with
him ami shot him in the leg, but he got his
gun in place. Just as he was aliout to fire
another ball hit him in the liody and he ran
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again and fired tbe gun, tbe ball doing great I
damage, but after that the sharpshooters
kept up such a steady tire be could not use
the guu again.
Woodhonae, the Pitcher.
After firing at the rebels all day, it was
decided to throw bombs into the bungalow.
Bombs were made by filling a lot of bottles
with dynamite ami pieoes of scrap iron
When a lot of bombs were made they looked
around for some man to Are them at tha
bungalow. They had no gun. and at last
some one suggested that they throw thm. It
was a good long throw, and in their dilenvna
they secured the services of Hay Woo-ihouse,
pitcher of the Honolulu Base Ball club.
Wooil house took np bis position in the
Coney building, just across a narrow lane
and over-looking the bungalow. No attack
was expected from that quarter, and there
was nothing to disturb the bomb thrower.
The ritrher In the Box.
Woodbouse stood for a few mooten's with
a bomb in bis band as though he were in the
box waiting for a batsman to call f,r a high
or low hall. He had to throw ovar a house
to reach the bungalow, which he could not
see. Tbe first bomb descrilied tbe arc of a
circle with an upshoot, went sailing over the
mail, made a down curve and struck the
side of the bungalow about a foot from the
roof, and the yell that followed reminded me
of a day at the Haight street grounds when
a good pitobei was in tbe box. Tbe bomb
had reached home and hurt a number of in
surgents, and later we beard that it bad
knocked the royal bicycle into a dor-n
Applanse from the Itlearhlng IVoards.
Woodhouse liowed in reply to congratula
tions and coolly picked out another bomb.
It was slippery, anl be rubhelhis band on
the floor. Then he took a step back, made a
half turn, and sent it whizzing. It landed
on the roof of the bungalow, smashed a hole
four men could have dropped through and
scattered old iron among the rebel until
tbey thought they were in a boiler explosion.
The base ball pitcher and bis bombs were too
much for the rebels, and a minute later Wil
cox came out with a flag and offered condi
tional surrender, but tbe people had too
much confidence in Wood bouse to agree to
terras, and Wilcox went bac k to tbe bunga
low w ith the understanding tbat it was war
to death now.
A Little More Bomb, Woodhonse.
"Heave over more shot, and the war is
over!" shouted an enthusiastic fcllowmemher
of ihe train. Hay took bis aim, but there
was too much steam on, and the bomb went
clear over the bungalow and tw crowd
looked blue, and this nerved him for another
effort It was a lovely throw, and when tbe
explosion came we all felt tha! he war veas
at last over, and so it was. V ilcox came
out witu all his men and made a complete
sum-mler. Hut for the kille 1 and wounded
tbe whole affair might have been taken for
Kprcekrls Involved In I lie Row.
Wilcox, the insurgeut leailer, is a half-
caste, who married an Italian woman of
good family. He received a g xl education
as a surveyor and military engineer while in
Italy, but got no preferment when he re
turned. He worked for a time for Siireck
els, ami it wns common telk on the island
Ukt sm eugmr uaallionir wm beck of Uie
insurrection nnu tHronustsl ilcox Unanctal
support Wilcox hal lieen living for sou. e
time ou tbe bounty of IV in cess Liliuikalani,
heir-apparent,' and there is no question that
sbe was interested in the revolt.
Ism than a Cent a Mile.
Cincinnati. O., Aug. 12. Tbe Cincinnati,
Hamilton and I'ayton railroad (Monon route),
has contracted with all tbe Grand Array
posta in Ohio, south of Columbus, to carry
tbe members desiring to attend the G. A. R.
encampment at Milwaukee the laUsr part of
this month at S7.55 for the round trip, Cin
cinnati to Milwaukee and return. This rate
is leas than a cent a mile, anil is t he resul t of
tbe reduction iu rates from this city to Chi
cago, made a week or more ego, and which
ia still in effect
Another Call for a Hades.
Backambkto. CaL. Aug. 12. John Hen-
ning, a paiuter , shot nail killed Mrs, John
Sbellars in her husband's randy store Sat
urday, and then Viot himself dead. It is
supposed that Henning was in love with
Mrs. Shellars, who did not encourage bis ad
vances. A Uunaer from Australia,
Btdxe-t, N. & W., Aug. 13. Thomas, the
crack four and ten-mile champion runner,
will comiipte in the American and Canadian
championships in tbe falL Thomas has a
marvelous record, and is said to be superior
to Conneff at all distances.
A Baby's Mlraenlous Kscape.
Pipcr Citt, Ills., Aug. 12. Saturday Mrs.
N. Premen, of this ' lane, and ber daughter
were instautly killed by .lightning in tbeir
buggy, in which they were driving during a
shower. A baby in its mother's arms escaped
A SOUTHERN ASSASSINATION.
Tbe Brother of a Ptstcled Cltisen Takes
. Charlotte, N. C, Aug. li Robert
Parker was assassinate: Fndav mornin? at
6 o'clock in bis garden at Connelly Springs,
just west or Hickory, N. C The murderer,
unknown as yet shot Parker from ambunh
and then fled. Parker leaves a wife and twe
children. Several yrars ago, in a drunken
row just outeide or Monroe, Parker shot and
killed a man named Stack. Parcer was con
victed of manslaughter and sentenced
eighteen months' imprisonment He was
pardoned before tbe expiration of his term.
At his trial Stark's brother was beard to say
mat n would -fciu barker yet, if it took
After Parker's release he moved to Mat
thews, near Charlotte, where ha eroee
considerable local political influence. While
at Matthews an attempt was made to assas
sinate him. Being ambitious, Parker moved
to Connelly Springs, where there is a second-rate
college,, and it is said he bas been
aiuaying at tne collage. A telegram was re-
wvea aere late r rlday night for blood
hounds with which to track the arm win.
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After many Years of Experiment
ftltbl HIHIII IbUld VI eAJvlllftlUlll I
THE BASE BALL AGGREGATIONS.
Close Kate Met ween HoMnn end New York
Itesnlt of the Recent fiames.
Chicaoo, Au. 12 The Ivise ball situa
tion is somewhat interesting from the fact
that there n a d.-cl led challenge for the first
place by New York to the leaders the Bean
City experts. When there areonly five points
betwern the two it is not surprising tbat the
entlmsiafts at Boston got frantic and began
bung.M-ing for somebody's head. As for
Chicago, Anson's babies don't reem ti be
able to lift their average aliove 500 for long.
The renls of the different aggregations at
the close of the playing yeetenlay were as
Plnvert Won. Pr. et.
hi o je:i4
. ... hi M so .eve
(.t 4(1 7 '.S4
ert 47 SW
f7 4.1 44 .44
H : .12 .4'W
Western. Wen. l,ot .P.c. Anicrirxn. Won. t .ot !e.
irolia v i .e74 i.muih.. ;j :u .eiwt
M. I'nul ...II . ;4.' HmoWlvn . .r.-l Si .44
Win ii..li 4:1 40 si Ituliim.'tv ;,i s .B7S
fluux I'ltjH 41 .4'ii Alliletif.. . 4 S" .T04
l. Jom-imi : 4 1 I Ml.'innMl M 41 ,V,4
lenver .. .14 4J .447 K.tiih. ur ;ln .'.: .411
M llrniikeiv,l 4 .:e.T C.liituttu- 3 . V JI7i
le-Moiiie-je 4'.l J17I l,nutrille :M Ml .H
LejtKUi" gam,- S.ii hi-.Ihv cave the follow
ing scircs: At Chica.v ( ''hicago 7, B.ton
U ten innings: at Cleveland Cleve'and 10,
1 hiladclphja 5; at Pittsburg (first game)
PitUburg 1. Washington 2; (ccc,tid game)
Pittsburg 8, Washington S; at Indian
Bolis Indinnnpolis 6, New York 9.
American association: At Kansas City
Kansas City 6, Columbus 1; at Louisville
Louisv ille li. Athletic 11; at fSU Louis St.
Louis 4, Brooklyn 2 ten innings; at Cin
cinnati Cincinnati 'JO. Baltimore 0. Sun
day: At St Lous St. Iv.uis U, Brooklyn
5; at Kans.-is 1'ity Kansas City 6, Colum
bus 4; at LouisvMe Umisville S, Athletic
12; at Cincinnati Cincinnati 3, Bnltunnre 4.
Western leagn Saturday: Atl)nver
Denver , Des Moines 4 ; at Omaha Omaha
4, Milwaukee 2 vbirteon innings; at Sioux
City Sionx City 5, Minneapolis C; at St.
Joseph St. Joseph 3, St. Paul i. Sunday:
At Sioux City Sioux City 4, Minneapolis
H; at St. Jieph St. Joseph 5, Su Paul 7
len innings; at Omaha Omaha t, Milwau
kee I:!; at Deliver (first gnm-) Denver IA, Pes
Moines 6; (second g.iniei lK-nvcr 22, Des
PULLMAN RACES CLOSED.
The l..ist Day M arret! hr Alleged Crooked
Work The Winning Crews.
Chicaihi, Aug. 12. l'ilkingtoii and Nagle,
of tl Metroinlitans, are the champion
doubl scullers for the ensuing year. The
championship went by default Saturday
afternoon, the bow oarsman of the Bavside
crew, which rowed a dead beat with the
Metropolitans Kriday, liein unab'e to leave
his bed. This fiasco cl.iscd the programme
of the national regatta, and the remainder
of the day's events were under the auspices
of the Mississippi Vnlley association.
In these races l.v, ll eas expected to win,
the juniors. hut wasbca'cn by Slmc.of Boston,
and the talk vo.s that it u -is a nci sold to
tbe poollh-x. Tee time 11:4.'. Cro-.U.d
work was also charged against Dfiiuui Don
ahue in tho seniors. It is said he hail it
fixed with bis brother Jerry, and Kyan, of
Toronto, that they should rii down any ono
who was likaly to give hima tussle. Dennis
won in Itis1.
The senior pnirs were given to the Garflt-ld
Beach boy fr. m Kilt Laki althou jh the
Detroits were in first, but. they failed to
round the stake. The senior doubles was a
walk-over for the Metropolitans practically,
as their comvtitors, tlieCatlins and Kyi vans
rattle )Hr show; time, lOKt. Tbe other
event were taken as follows: Junior doubles,
St. PauL in 10::W4' ; senior fours, Atalautas,
in 9:5.st; six-oar barges. Westerns, of St.
Louis, iu 4::t4'W.
. The Mississippi Valley Association of Oars
men Saturday night ekx-ted the following
officers for the ensuing year: President, W.
P. Moore, Moline; vie president. Governor
Arthur L Thomas, Salt I.ake City; secre
tary and treasurer, E. C. Brown, Chicago.
Tbe executive committee of the National
Association of Oarsmen bIno met and elected
the following officers: IL W. Garfield, Al
Lany, president; Lyman B. Glover, Chicago,
vice president; W. IL Gibson, Washington
City, secretary, and IL K. lluichman, Phil
H. J. McAllister, president of the Nau
tilus Rowing club, of Hamilton, Canada,
writes to Tbe Herald declaring that the
charge against Lovett, printed above, is an
Kowed n a Short Course.
Portland, Me., Aug. 12. A boat race
took place in the harbor Saturday afternoon
for a puree of t.VIO. Hosmcr, Conley, and
Plaisted were the contestants. The me wu
three miles with three turns. Ilosruer won
by two lengths. Conley was second and
Plaisted third. Time, 18 minutes and 13 sec
onds. A Chicago Judge Joins the Majority.
Chicago, Aug. li. Judge R. a William
son died at o'clock Saturday afternoon
from paralysis, at his home in Palatine,
twenty-five miles from Chicago.
The Wewther We May KxpecU
Washington Crrr, Aug. Vt. Following are
the weather indications for thirly-aix hours
from 8 o'clock p. m. yesterday: For Indiana
Fair, warmer weather in northern portion,
stationary temperature in southern portion;
variable winds. For Lower Michigan Hliyhtly
warmer, fuir weaiher Monday; showers Tues
day, southerly winds. For Upper Michigan
Fair weather, followed by local rains Mon
day night slightly warmer; eouihwestcrly
winds. For Wisconsin and I linois Fair,
warmer wrather: southerly winds, followed
la Illinois by showers Mouday night or Ties
day. For Iowa Fair weather Monday, show
ers Tanadar; w anuer in southern, stationary
temperature in northern portion; southerly
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