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22D YEAlk NO. G.84S. WASHINGTON, D. O., MONDAY EVENING, JULY 14, 1890. PEICE TWO CENTS. lt P 1NMT.PLEMNT THE RKSIDRNTS OF.THAT PJIBTTY SUBURB ARE UNHAPPY. R BIG SIREET RAILROAD CORPORATION Withholds from It Its Share of Transportation Facilities. ft YERY JUST CADSE FOR INDIGHATION, Interviews With Pruminent OiUzans, Who State the Oase Plainly and With Moderation, Mount Pleasant la considered by many the most attractive and flourishing suburban liamtct outside of Washing ton. It has a population ot 1,500, which Is,ycnrly on the Increase, and within the past year the property assessment lias been Increased 200 per cent. Tho progress made by Mount Pleasant Is credited entirely to individual enter prise, as It has received but little as sistance from tho District, and nono from the passenger railroad companies. Tho needs of this growing and beauti ful place with Its cosy cottage homos for many people havo been supplied, os far as gas Is concerned, but not with water and car facilities. Water Is drawn from wells, and In regard to cars, slow cars, only two In number aro all tbnt the Washington and Georgetown Itallroad Company supply for n dally travel of at least 1,000 persons to anil from Mount Pleasant. Not only this. but tho vexation of tedious walls be tween tho Intervals of tho running of tho cars show tho Inadequate car facilities over which tho people have become agitated. A CntTic representative went to Mount Pleasant yesterday. When ho reached tho Houndary ha was trans ferred to n car. After tho laps) ot a few minutes the car remained "stock still,' and thinking It was about time for It to move the reporter asked the conductor "how long ho Intended to remain there?" "Well, you see," he replied, "I havo Just Cv'ine out of tho stable and will re main here for fifteen minutes until tho next car comes," "And then how long will It take you to reach Mount Pleasant?" "We go within 300 yards of Mount Pleasant nnd that will take ten min utes." This would make about half an hour to reach Mount Pleasant from tho Uoundary. The reporter noticed that the car company had no shed or seats where passengers could seek sholter In case of a storm and whtlo waiting the fifteeu minutes and sometimes half hour. When tho car started It went tin a very steep hill, the horses walking slowly all tho way, and It seemed to the reporter the longest and most wearl EOino ten minutes (In going to Mount Pleasant) that he bad ever experienced. In his reflections he did not blame the goodly citizens of Mount Pleasant for Kicking against the Inadequate car tervlco that was grudgingly given them. Tho met ting held on last Friday even ing was a gathering of progressive go ahead people, who do not consider themselves villagers, but citizens, near est the National Capital, and, for that matter, within the capital of a nation of 05,000,000 of people. They think tbat pucU old fogylsm as horse cars should bo relegated to oblivion, and that they are, in many respects, enti tled to rapid transit either by putting unre horse cars on the Fourteentlt elrcet route, or, better still, cable or electric coaches. I.AWYEU COLB'S YIKWS. Among the residents seen at Mount rieosant was Mr. W. L. Cole of Cole & Cole, attorneys at law. Mr. Cole, in tho course of his remarks, said: "Mount Pleasant has increased more rapidly than any suburban place about the city of A ashington, it is the mast aceesd l!o and most desirable. It will be nearer the 'Coo' awl Rock Creek when they are developed, and with i nly a w alk of about eighty rods to the Z. .- I think It would pay the Wah ugtun and Georgetown Railroad Com 1 any to extend their ear service, as the strvfre just now Is altogether laade (juatc to the seeds of the people of Mount Pleasant. I do sot think tbe people care so much about paying the txtra three cents fare as they do for rapid transit. Why don't the com j;iny put on more cats with tags, the ame as the F street ears which run to the i'. iHltuore and Ohio depot eay alternate irs w th tags showing tbat they run to Mount Pleasant. The people would incw exactly what ear hi take. This 1.3r:?c of cars is a nuisance, and an. ttur thing, the people have no place in whUh to kit down while waiting for -kit the people woukl ratharhave .- 1 sen ice, even if the company did t Li.ir.t extra for it." IU conductor on the car thought that the railroad company woukl have either ( , c ir electric cars within a year," siiilthe reporter. It does not look much like it," re jlledMr Cole, "when the company ace ij.w engaged in laying a sew roadbed ,, ; .1 rail a on Fourteenth street. 1 do not i! ink tin.) would go to tbat expense if 1U iatcuJtd to build s Bother road vubm seab a short time." V.IJAT VI U LIVSCUMS i vs. Ai-unt Puirlet Attorney Lipscomb , ikl The Washington and George 1 aulUilroml Company has no legal i u'ht to charge the three cent etra face, aL.J tbe law provide Ant they shall tx tiL l ibcir hue the same a the Seventh Juituia. whieh we, of will soon be. i .iiLiu io Bright wood. But what are 'K H'-ii u do "thoui U? Congress , . i, t help u. There is mo car station i i iU pevple, and it wouldn't coat . .. i r.M for the company to provide a . 1 au.l seal. I think the company is mi, sboit algkted. What we want U i.i.i transit either more care or B ui We hear that corporations V. ,., uo kouls, but this corpora ti i. jeenis to have no sense. We ti,. unlhc cars convenkftt and acceaai lu to the Zoo,' Piney Branch and it, i k Cteelr and aapiwiajly is hot wither Jtount Pleasant has teen built up e .tirely by its eieUuns unaided I , the ear company or the District i uiiiioUer. By good liuk I can reeh my ottte In the City Hall In forty WTcn mfrrales, Imtl own go to Raltlmore in that length of time I tell you that bdrte cars are inadequate and in the past tense when the growing demands of Mount Pleasant are taken Into con sideration. The promises of the com pany have been too long delayed, and ihefieSrrfe demand a better car service. 1 do wot think that they care so much about the extra fare of three cents as prompt and speedy transit to and from their homes." "It Is a great disadvantage tint we do not have rapid transit," says m. Aimirn ir. n.VKHit. "That extra faro of three cents makes quite n matter of cost In a man's ex penses when six persons are dally riding to and from the city. We have the oldest and most picturesque spot about Washington. More than half the popu lation ride In tho cars and yet the oar company lakes no Interest In our place and elves us an entirely Inadequate pas senger service. Wo are not In any way compensated for what wo as citizens havo dono toward the progress of Mount Pleasant." HOW Mlt. CIIITTKNDKN VJEW8 THE MAT TErt Mr. George B. Chittenden sotd! "Wo havo a very Inadequate carsorvtce. There aro not enough cars on tho line, and I am generally compelled to aland up in n car until It reaches Q or It street. The Washington and George town Railroad Company talk cable, but they do not mean It. If they meant It, why would they bo at work in laying n new track on Fourteenth street. What we want Is cars of tho Judson system, with comprcssod air and revolving cyl inders, such as ore running to Bright wood, Wo wont rapid transit, and aro tired at the delays wo aro subjected to of from fifteen minutes to half an hour. To show you that we desorvo what wo ask I will say that Ihero Is not a vacant houso at Mount Pleasant, and twenty bouses have been built within tho past eight months. Tho building up of Mount Pleasant has been dono by Its citizens themselves. All tbat the District has expended within a period of six or eight years was $1,000 on Seventeenth street, tho grading of nowaru avenuo irom rouriccntu io Seventeenth street, $7,000, and a half job on Park avenue. Whon the stand pipe was put up on Seventeenth street wc wcro to have a permanent supply or water, hut wo aro still waiting for It and sticking to our wells. Wo have hid gas four years, and the place Is woll lighted. Iho value of lots has en hanced from sevon cents per foot to forty and fifty cents per foot, nnd our last nssessmeut was three times as much as the preceding one. Wo have no boom, but thora is a steady Increase In population and real estate. We feel grateful In getting tho hilt car. It Is a convenience, but It doos not stilt the present needs of our people. livery second car on tho line should run to Mount Pleasant." MR. ut'CKALEW, secretary of the recent meeting, spoke In an emphatic and determined minnar concerning the poor accommodations provided by tho railway company. "We think," said he, "that the company can easily afford to provide better and cheaper accommodations for the resi dents of Mount Pleasant. This village is one of the lamest and most progressiva suburbs of Washington, and it would amply repay the company to put on a now service and nbollsh tho three-cent fare. Many persons, and the better class of people, too, would live In Mount Pleasant In preference to Washington, were It not for the poor street-car con nection. One thing, at least. I think, the company ought to do, and that is to give their employes a suitable time and place to eat their meals In, instead of allowing them to do so In the cars while waiting for passengers." MAJOR SAXTOX, one of the most Influential residents of Mount Pleasant, Is heartily disgusted with the policy of the Washington and Georgetown Itallroad Company. In stead of trying to induce people to build along their line they wait until the places are built and then they lay their traeks, and very poor ones at that. Mr. Saxton did not believe that the Commissioners had declined to permit the company to lay their tracks, as stated at a recent meeting. If this were true it would look as If the Commis sioners were prejudiced against Mount Pleasant Possibly they had real estate interests elsewhere. la case the railroad company refused the demands of the committee the cltlsens would leak out for other means of transportation. There had been some talk lately of the Herdtc Company running a line of new and improved birdies from the Capitol to Mount Pleasant, The committee, however, be said, expect to obtain satis factory accommodations from the rail inad. .K. JAMESOK'S HOt'EPlL OPINIO)?. Mr. Jameson, one of the committee appointed to wait upon President Hurt, said that they did not Intend to make any fierce or desperate fight against the railroad company. They would act quietly and determinedly, and if the company refused their demands they woukl east about for some other means of transportation. There are other lines he thought that could bo induced to ex tend their tracks to Mount Pleasant and the new Zoological Park. The citizens however wanted immediate relief , and proposed to get it from the Washington ana Georgetown Kdlrond. The cituens wouki like to have a cabin or electric road established, but for the present they would probably have to he satialod with horse car accommodations. The Washington and Georgetown Kallroad Company has never dune anything for the cltbeos of Washington until forced to, and their policy toward the surbur hsiii reahlmtis has hsesr onn of ronstaat iwglenf u their ronvsiiimirfl and a dis regard of the company's own future welfare. Mr. Jameson takes a hopeful view of thn aJtwaHflsi ami btiw is to ob tain any reaaonahle demands towIi? upon the company by the commiime. THMOtOH. UWAL aVSCTM'UH- Mr. Armes, tafstanl Prosecuting At to ny of this lHstrtrt ami sab of the best Sjfcovn resident of Mount Fienaant, took a legal view of the railroad's posi tion. He questioned their right to occupy W street ami to atop their cam at w street, when their charter dU UncSjly provides for efr? running of cnf to Boundary. Complaint can thus he made tjgitlMt the company on two points the illegal occupation of W street and the nan fulfillment of their vhartr in not running the cars to Boundary. Mr. A rums ajtto spofce of the lack of nc$sanry across luodlfctitrHB ajt the Boundary- Possfrnggss ajra competed to walk a block, from V to the Bound ary and i"rf rwrhana win1 havn Io wast a quarter or half an hour for a throe ccut ear to Mount Pleasant No pro ice lion from bad weather is vrovUUsd by the company at the place of transfer. The eompeny ought certainly to ran the regular number of through cars In the morning ami evenlne, about office hours, ami during the day a less num ber would be necessary. Mr. Armes did not think that the re cent meeting could be termed an "In dignation meeting," as such gatherings are ordinarily understood. lie hwl no Idea what action the railroad com pany would take, but the metnbersof the commltteo would do all In their power to secure relief for the overburdened citizens of Mount 1'lwssnt. Mil. JUDD SU.SST. Mr. Judd, the obalrman of the com mittee appointed to wait upon Presi dent Hurt, when asked his views, main tained a deep ami Impressive silence and declined to discuss the matter until after the conference of the committee with the president of the railway com pany. JOHN C. FREMONT DEAD. The Veteran Roldler Sttcrnmba to nn Attack or l'erltonltln. General John C. Fremont died yester day afternoon at 1 o'clock at his resi dence, No. 40 Wost Twenty-fifth street, Now York, of porltonllls. His death was sudden and unexpected, atthough he had a ecvoro attack of Ulnoss last winter, when ho was not expected to live. lip. has recently beep apparently much improved and was not lontr. since congratulated by his many friends upon his fine physical appearance when ho was placed on tho retired list of tho Army. DEATU-DEALINJTWINDS ii VILLAGES IN MINNESQlMl)EVAS TATED AND MANY KILLED. A Family Swept Into n I,nUo nnd llronneil Not n Itulldlnc fitnmllnc In Vadnalu bint or Killed, 8t. Paui,, Mt.NN.,July 14. Kcportd from Llttlo Canada, n village of COO people, ttven miles from bore, Indicate that the cyclone struck that place with full force. Twelve houses wcro blown down, three people Ulllod, and eight or ten Injured. Tho killed woro Michael Afco, Gcorgo Butt, Hiram Nodcrstrom. Only meagre reports can bo 'obtained, rs two bridges between this and that point aro washed out and trees are blown down across tho highways In every direction. Near Lake Gervalsson widow named Mullanty nnd her four children, the eldest a boy 11 years of age, ran to the shoro of tho lako when thoy saw the storm-cloud npproachlng. The mother and children lay Hat In the tand, hoping against hopo that the cyclone would pass them by. Instead, the swift tolling cloud pleked nip the little family, and, In Us embrace, they were carried out Into tho lake and drowned. The body of Mrs. Mullancy and her Eccoml son were recovored by grapples at 11 o'clock last night. The bodies of tho two other children are still In tho dopths of tho lake. Between 4:43 nnd S o'clock the boatman at Lake Kohl mans let sixteen row-boats, each of which carried from two to llvo persons, and only four of the sixteen have re turned. Many of these people were, no doubt, drowned, but as most of them lived In the city their names can not be learned until their bodies are re covered. The entire village of Vadnals, six miles north of here, was entirely wrecked by last evening's cyclone. Not a building was left standing in a sound condition, most of them being blown to pieces. Eleven people were Instantly killed. Minskatolm, Minx., July 14 The Journal' Bed Wing Special gives the following as the list of the names of the fitly six people whose bodies have been recovered. The search for the remain ing bodies is being actively prosecuted: John Ilelller and wife and two children, Peter Gevlen, wife and rive children, Mrs. Blaker and two children, Mrs. Hemfobllng and three children. Mrs, Schuelberg and daughter.Mlnnte Fisher. Marie Skoglund, Katie Daly, Mrs. P. Sberf and daughter, Pred Christ. Annie Stele. er.Prsncls Stelger, George Nelson, John IUhrBS aad wife.Charles DInstage, Fred Severs and daughter, Tom Ltsson, Addle Wing and sister, II. ltedlus and two children, Fred llaltemeyer, Mamie Adams, Henry Stittney, Katie Burkbardt, A. O. Anderson, Uldie Cbristofersoo, Herman Hipper, Will Illpiwr, George Harris, Airs. Nellie Woekrn and son, Milly Nlles, Biarson Fiby, Cordy Johnson, Floy Smith, Mirly Mero ami Ira Pulton. The Journal' 4 Red Wing special says "It is now quite probable that there are yet fifty or sixty people miss ing in addition to tha lut of identified dead. It is thought that all of these are in Iks wreck which lists off the point near Lak City. The umhwtakiag es tablishment hem is crowded with friends of the dead, and many eaaea of prostration have occurred, ftuainnas is completely at a standstill. John Ger kia, wife and five chikifun, com prising the entir family, are among the dead. It is repotted this morning that Pfaad Mero, a brother of Charles Mero, an Insurant agent of Minneapolis, was drowned, together with his entire family. They went down wrapped in each others arms, and were picked up last night dealing together in the embrace of death. The scenes at the morgue are simply imlttjcHlmbl IkLtTH, Minx., 'July 14. A small cyclone swept over West Duluth yester day, doing damage to the anient of 3o,0(hl. The framework of a furni ture factory ami an incline railway en gine-houae were totally destroyed, tyuea 4 Fisher's warehouse. Smith's Mvcjty statute and many ftther HlhjHngs were damaged. No one was hurt. It was expected thai the Block trial would be takes up this morning before Cantata Austin and I ikiufccfl ajBts Ges feud and Ucgner, but to was decided to postpone to until to morrow. Neiirly all the witnesses were pctsaeot ai the time set for the hewing. An elort will be made to have the trial tut onei in stead of a aecset one. Qeliaciite BlrtMjk lays that inffiMirh as the charges have to a Large extent been made public he kfig nh hhi0i4n V) EAiftiMllfttfi haff ma. w wwp- ppflejp Wiwmwy HP wttteU to tfes frTflilfailJMi U&dftff Iu uut ukc any utW Beer but Uu Koti ttU fuitucr Vicuna Caheuut, WILL NOT WORK REPUBLICAN SCHEME TO BULL DOZE DEMOCRATIC SENATORS. THE ELECTION rllLL TO BE FORCED Through Iho Senate by Aid of the River and Harbor Bill, WHICH DEMOCRATS INDIGNANTLY DENY. "Wo Are Not Indulging iu Trades," Says Mr. G8rman"Views of Mr. Carlisle and Others. New Yohk, July 14. Tho Herald' Washington correspondent telegraphs; Thoro nre strange stories In the air about tho encouragement llopubllcan (Senators still have for saving tho Elec tion bill will pass this session. I am told that at the Republican caucus last Thursday night tho most positive and hopeful evidence given to encourage be lief in the success of tho measure was of Democratic origin. I am also told by a Democratic Senator that tho friend ship and Dfllltatlons of members of his side with Republican Senators Is such that It has been absolutely Impossible to propose or even suggest a plan for conducting business that has not been revealed to tho other side of tho Cham ber within an hour after It had been talked of. Tho fact that has been most apparent and encouraging to tho llopubllcan leaders has been that tho Democratic Senators me without a leader or oven a scmblonco of party unity. Tho report was current at tho Capitol yesterday that Iho woak spot on the Democratic side of tho Senate was tho lllver and Harbor bill and that if the Republicans managed tho pending business with nny care they could forcu the Democrats to allow tho Klectlon bill to pass without obstructive tactics. JtiSTAKBD Or TUB DEMOCUATS. If. then, tho llopubllcan radicals who nre trying to pass the Federal Klectlon bill are hopeful of getttng It through tho Senato, It Is largelv the fnult of the Democratic Senators. They evidently need a prodding from the Democratic press such ns Chairman Beldcn of the Republican Congressional Commltteo has sought to havo admin istered to tho Republicans. If tho Democratic Senators sought to postpone the day for bringing up the Klectlon .Ml they could easily have done lfwltliout oxpOiIBg"tif8mselves nt all to tho charge of obstruction. In stoad of that thoy havo allowed a long list of Important measures to be rail roaded through since It became certain that tho Klectlon bill was to come be fore them, with hardly tho semblance of discussion. Democratic Senators deny omplntl cally the charge tint they aro willing to trade the control of their elections for a few thousands in a River and Har bor bill. They are Indignant that such a report should have been put In circu lation and will uot allow it to be credited for a moment. OlH'OSKn TO COMI'HOMISE. Senator Carlisle said: "You can rest assured that there will be no com promise on the part of the Democratic Senators with the Republicans in re gard to the Election bill. River and Harbor bill or no River and Harbor bill. We would sacrifice the river and harbor appropriations even If the whole bill applied exclusively to the South, rather than make any concessions what ever as far as the Federal Klectlon bill Is concerned." Sir. Carlisle further said that the taking up of the Tariff bill by the Sen ate and making It unfinished business did not prevent the calling up of the Klectlon bill before the passage of the Tariff bill. Any Senator could at. any time move to drop the unfinished busi ness and take up some other measure, and a majority vote would carry such a moilou. What the Democrats had gained by the taking up of the Tariff bill was this tbey hfd given those Ite pubiicius who are at heart opposed to tbe Federal Klectlon law a good ex cuse for preventing its eonstderatioa without having to array themselves against their party. For should a move now be made under the inspiration of a caucus to drop the Tariff hill temporarily and force the passage of the Jilection bill those Re publican Senators who are adverse to it can very property oppose such a poller on the ground that the tariff tuestion U of paramount importance to the business interests of the country, and that being under consideration It would he unwise and impolitic to drop it for a purely political measure. Senator Hampton of South Carolina said: "As far as I aw concerned. I wouki let tbe Biver and Harbor bill fail before I wouki see the Election bill go through." Senator Morgan of jUahmmi said: "The South can do without the Blver and Harbor bill as well at the North can." Senator Harris of Tennessee said: kOTTOUK TOUUNtUKB. "The idea of softening the opposition, ef Democratic Senators to the Federal Ekclhm hill by holding in terrorism over them the threat that the Biver and Harbor UU shall not pass wW awl. my opinion, amount to a feather weight i the estimation of any IMuo ernuc Senator . It certiiUiy Will not with e." Senator Turpie of Indiana said. "I think each hsM should stand on ha own merita- Tim failure of the Biter and Harbor bill wtti not change my course with regard to the Fedwal Etectkm Senator Jones of Arkansas safci There mhu direct or badisuct pceasure thai wUl inAuence a Southern a la wy matter connected with the Election . SwatoaioTe4iw8nM:"TJhee is no UU that I would not see sacrUced rathrthn thai the Federal Emctiou MM ahould pats. It is a fosse bttl that, if paaaed. would govern this country on the same pin that Osent Britain governs Ireland-" Senator Veal of Missouri .aid. "1 Would rather mm every river lathe eguatry rem dr tUaa see ueh m ui famous measure as the Ferlwal Blec- I lion law o on the statnre Iwok," I Stnatot Rate of Tertwwswt tW: "No I Democratic Senator wotiM entertrin for a moment such a nrormfjlttmi. 1'nt down the Democratic wofttowMsolhlly opposed to the Federal Btoctlon law un der evwy and all circumstances Ami to th Wtrer end." jroT tNDCMttra ix trams. Pwittor Gonrmn of Hsrylamt simply remarked: "We are not Indulging In trades. There is nothing la the report as far as I know." 8mdor George of JHwtsslppl saM: "I den't believe that any Democratic Senator would be base enongh to con template such a proceeding." Senator Gibson of Louisiana said: "This Federal Elections Wll Is more important to us than anything else, ami It must be defeated at all haxanls." Stjtor Vance of North Carolina saldi "There Is nothing In It. The North gets the larger share of the river ami harbor appropriations, and are more interested In pawing It than the South is. So far as I am concerned I would not let the Federal Klectlon bill become n law for the River ami Harbor hill, nor for all the rivers and harbors In tho country." Senntor Walthall ot Mississippi said: "I never heard of any such proposition and dO not believe there la anything In It. I cortalnly should not accept such a proposition and I don't believe that any of tho other Democrats would." Sonalor Daniel of Virginia said: "I have been around on the Democratic sldo considerably of late, but I never heard of this matter before. I cannot believe that It Is true, and I am sure no Democratic Senator would Berlously en tertain tho idea for n moment." STANLEY'S RELATIVES DISAPPOINTED. lie rromtaeit to I.pva Ills Monny to III American Couitln, WiLKBgiunrtE. July 14. John It. Jones, a first cousin of Henry M. Stan Icy, Is a resident of this city. He Is n email shop-keeper, and pretty well to do. Mr. Jonos left Wales twenty-oleht years ago. Ho and Stanley were play mates. Mr. Jones Is now In London, where he nttendeel tho wedding. Reforo going to Europe Mr. Jones said: "I never expected that my cousin would mairy. Reforo he started on his last African Journey I received a touohlng letter from him. In which he stated tbnt he was now taking his Ufa In his hands once more, and might never ho seen alive again." Mrs. Jones said yesterday: "His blood relatives In this country, to the number of sixteen, never dreamed until recently that he would marry. Even when the engagement was announced In the newspapers, we here would not bollcvc It, because, when the explorer was In this country on his last lectur ing tour, he told one of his cousins that he bail not as yet seen the woman ho loved well cnoueh to make his wife. 'I will die an old bachelor and make you nil tlch,' he said. "We really thought Stanley was sin core at tbe tlmo, and I believe he was, but a change evidently enme over his heart. To the best of our knowledge Stanley Is worth almut 170,000, and will be worth much more before he dies. You can see then If Henry had kept his word and died a bachelor his sixteen relatives In this country would be prettv woll fixed for tbe remainder of thelr llves. Rut while some of his relatives may be disappointed, we are not. Mr. Jones and I have all the money we want." AGAINST THE FORCE BILL, A Culoreil SItnl.tor Who MellavM It Will Injure Ilia Xegtu, There was a large congregation at the Asbury A. M, E. Church yesterday morning. Rev. C. N. Grandlson, presi dent of the lien net t College of North Carolina, an Institution for the higher education of tbe colored race, preached. In tbe course of his sermon be dis cussed the Federal Klectlon bill, which be opposes. HussUl his objections to It were tbat tbe bill will further em bitter the Southern whites, tbat It will tend to alienate the more conservative element and change their attitude Into an alliance with tbe radieal negro haters. Tbe more conservative whiles, be salt, are disposed to treat us fairly ami tbe Lodge bill would aiouse them against us. The Lodge bill would not help us, but it would serve to retard the growth of philanthropic sentiment. Ret. Mr. Grandlson is making a tour of Northern cities to raise funds for building a new dormitory for the col lege. From Washington he goes to Philadelphia, New York and other cities. Threw IIU Itorulver Away. Wkiie in Le Droit Park on iaunday night Officer Grant bad bis attention lulled to a colored mm by the name of Marlow, who was acting in a suspicious manner. He attempted to place him under arrest and Marlow resisted, but without avail. The prisoner, however, succeeded in throwing something away whkh he evidently did not want the officer to see. Marlow was locked up at the Second Precinct station, after which the officer returned to the park and found a 3b calibre revolver whkh had been thrown away by his prisoner. Judge Ulller fined him 3d for carry ing concealed weapons and 1 for pro fanity. bmuliiiy Mutter e Mxtea. Cm o Micxteo, July 14. J. Neil Adams, an American, shot ami killed CaiUw Lnrgue, a waiter ai the NaitoAul Theatre restaurant, yestesajr afsestnoosu The ifiirtdcr was a moat heartless one. Adams was drunk, and rwwtn)s e&aspe rated because Largtte would not wajl upon him- AtiB" is under arret. utos in Lessee Her as, j for the letter bui.es around town which are uaud to dpoit newspej1' ia, ami 1 recesjlly hs been mMgf mhl eajls aftti . doga to the ce.lkctlon. Oue cw.de ' ibis mficninjc foumi tto rirrinani oM , fiur fgftneg fa one box an 1 two in an uthet . fib bold the record to date. i-. AJteaW Harris, a colored boy. hl hajfcdlijg rise at his hoase la uiean'a alley, wa aoddeataUy shot trough. h4 right hand. The wound, to marry were iaaued to day ...,. ,.,....,. a ,.i i..e, V4. l,ti& ViMUi I IT tfitt unil JmasIa Mitcheil, Eppk Uiuetou Fierec and Ki V cbiter, all vf Waabtugton D e HE WAS A NEGRO NEITHER WHITE IIY NAME NOR WHITE m ANCESTRY. HIS FATHER A WHITEWASHER IN BOSTON Forpry Lends to a d'mmj of Ilk Astotdtnts, THE FUGITIVE ARRESTED AT LEXINGTON Hit Plausible Tongue Enabled Him to Obtain His Release, and Us Fled,- Bat Was Rearrested. 11 Shephard White, the forger, when he fled this city, went straight through to Lexington, Ky. It was known he bad purchased a ticket for that point, and the chief of police was telegraphed to intercept the fugitive. White also used the wire and sent dispatches to William Rogers Clay, the secretary of the lato Senator Reck, and another acquaintance to meet htm at the train. These two acquaintances both went went to the train ns requested. Chief of Police J. II. Lusby ws there also, and when White stepped oft the train promptly nrrested him. He assured tho olllclnl that there was evidently n mistake, nnd appealed to bis com- IKtnlons, who assured tho olHcer they enew White nnd he was all rUhl. Knowing their social stntus Mr. Lusby allowed himself to be Influenced by it and permitted Whlto to dopart unmo lested. Tho party went to the 1'brentx Hotel, and the chief of police, after letting his prisoner escape, began to feel anx ious and hurried to the hotel after the fugitive. White, however, had taken time by the forelock, and, after oxcui Ing himself to Mr. Clay, precipitately fled. WHITE ltEAKKRHTI'.I). Major More this morning received n dispatch from the Chief of Police of Lexington. Kentucky, stating that 11 Shephard White had been arrested there and that he would return to Washing ton without acquisition. No particular! ate given In regard to the arrest, or as to whether he was found In hiding In town, or had succeeded In getting out of tbe city. The Raltlinore Anurltiin this morn ing gives the following details of his career in this city: 11 K WAS .V XKORO. "lkn AVhlte. a young negro from Roston, struck this town about a year ago In a destitute condition. His parents found it bard enough to eke out a living for two In Roston, so got rid of Ren by sending him here. The boys' name was not While, and the only reason for assuming that name can be found In the fact that his father heirs a reputation of no mean order as a deco rative white-washer. The young negro was so nearly white as to resemble a dark complexloned Caucasian rather than a negro. He bore a letter of Intro duction to the rector of an Kplscopsl church on Capitol Hill, who has always known White s true condition. "The clergyman secured for tbe pseudo White a position with Dr. Corning as general chore boy. Here be pasted for a white In every sense ami soon made himself so 'generally useful' tbat be was promoted by easy stages to a position In which he re ceived a salary of $ 700 a year. About this time ins isoumx.vTK love or DRESS liegau to assett itself. He indulged In extravagant outfits and speut fanciful rums for his togs. He also secured the position of general Washington agent for Chester II. A 1 twee, the lire escape manufacturer of Allegheny, Pa. "About this time be also began to shine socially, lie had apartments at one of tbe fashionable Hotels of Wash ington. Here be mingled with some of the best people In this city, and had but little trouble in being introduced into tbe best circles of Washington's society. In maieiaining his position in the social w birl be was as liberal as X MettlTABJE rBUiCE. "His rlnrsl presents were the hand somest $fflall could get up, ami he ran up Urge bills at a high-priced en graver's, who struck off the many eanis of invitation and other bits of work for tbe reckless free lance. "White not only passed in the high est socte-ty in Washington, but, like a a Hue blood,' he cultivated the tUiai moutl with a magnificent lavithaew. Swell wine suppers, with 'the girls' as his guests, were classed among his f re Suent amusements, and no more cp vatlng host than this young 'coon' could he easily found. In bis dyers with society he was not content with the middle class or moderately wealthy, as might be sunyoaed, hut was the fre quent guest of Congressmen ami Sen ator, in fact, he was often seen at the theatres and eUewhere at the es cort of A UtABSn IK SOUAI, CIUCLEi. "The fellow was a dude of so mean caliber, ami if he had the Treasury of the United States back of him he would have bankrupted It without turning a babr. Twenty-rive suits of clothes were found at his hotel after he was called away from the city, and the pairs of patent leathers, russet gators and other fashionable articles of foot wear la bis possesion when he Aed cause aeute anguish is the breast of Ma shemaker, whose unpaid bills i an other evidence of White's extrava gance. -The story of Whites downfall was teM briefiy is this morning's Auuhw. He has beta at work for Albree. the txe-efecsm; masuf m 'turer . foe aoMM tiatte past, and recently setatpad the contract vhh the Li-uisc Home toe putting us such escaftes t w& necessary. The wer was done by Altcee'a men. and sometime after its pk'iiott WhHe received payment for the cock Ml four ehecks, aggrgtms' l,0iW. By thjb Uw he was getting ou-i his head u run. WXIJL aWUt. Kills from sodata, uilorm bootmakers and others were coming regularly through the malls, and the youac 'P btgan to perceive that nothing hut a fechtee move would sate htm. He forged Albree's name to all the check, making them i.ja.bk- u bimwdf, and de-puttleO1 the lie. ki at LcU JuhuaoB Lo-aV Ue theu began to Uke his llyUt Mgmr than evw, mflfig lln a few weeks over tUtW. "Ills wiM spltrrfB began to alarm Mr. Corning, who kwew White's sal ary, ami befits; convinced that some thing was wrtmg, rm wrote to Albrws, Informing him of tbe manner of living pursued by Whltp, ami advWne hint to look after Ms (recounts In this city. Thwmlay, H. ('. Curry, a traveling sgeiH for Albree. arrived In this city from Pittsburg, and at once discovered that the Louise Home debt hwl been rmkl month before. "White, by this time, hsd learned of Cnrry's presence In the city, ami by Friday morning hsd all his pfans ar ranged for a speedy flight. At the Lang bam he stated, with deliberate cool new, tbat be was going to faraton for the summer, ami It ml the clerk, at the desk, cash a f 1 1 check for him. He then went to the Helvedere Hotel nnd se cured a room. In the evening he en terul the hotel wmi nts nrrvt. .nr.vnxRs and went to his room, where be rang for a messenger. Giving the boy who answered the call n bill he sent him to the Raltlmore ami Potomac depot to purchase n ticket for Lexington. Ky., ami on the messenger's return he left the hotel, gotng through the park, pre sumably for the purpose of entering the 11 o'clock train for Kentucky without having to pass through the crowded depot. This was the last seen of him, and he patted out of sight, nonchalantly pulling n cigarette and apparently as unconcerned ns though he were strolling out for a call upon some fashionable acquaintance. "Refore leaving on Friday he drew from the bank the last $4(X) remaining, nnd Is consequently well fixed for his Southern travels. White would never ho tnken for n nrgro. He Is of n dark, sallow complexion, and by constantly keeping his klnkv hair clipped close to his head ho destroyed all evidence as to his race. Re had the brown eye of n negro, hamlsomo teeth and fairly good features." KEEPING AN EYE ON THE RAILROADS. Cnpt. ltnuncll Sny Tliry Appropriate the l)ltrlctn Ornnltn IllocU. Captain Roesell has addressed a let ter to the Engineer Commissioner call ing attention to the fact that street rail ways, recently chartered, which, under the terms of their charter, aro required to pave between their tracks and rails ami two feet otitMde of the outer rail, are laving tracks on the streets already paved. They take up the granite block pavement and use the property of the District for paving the parts of the street th.it they are re sponsible for. Tbe track recently laid bv the Ana coslla and Potomac River R'dlroad Is cited as an example of this. Captain Rostell also states tbat the railroads go further than this, using the blocks which occupy the space that their rails are laid In to pave other streets or pirts of streets where they have cut through asphalt pavements. Captain Rossell thinks that the rail road companies should lie made to pty or return In kind the full number of granite blocks m-rea-mry to ptve all the portions of the street for which they are responsible, and ssks that the matter be referred to the Attorney for the District for Informa tion as to whether the railroad should not return to the District the number of blocks thus used. FINANCIAL AND COMMERCIAL. Xw York Steohn. To-usy's Mew 1 OTK toe-K umket quota tloiw, furnlb4 by C. T. Jlaveutwr, KooKt9ant II, Alls it tic buiMlpg , Wu f street northwtwt. Correspondents, M. , Msnduam, New York; ChsnOler, Brown A Co.. Chie-MO! Co., Cbie-ago: stocks. Uptn'iM stocks. 0jMM39q A, T A re m ltll Omaha Csu. South., ml sol " p'fM.. CW., B. O lOBi HUH Ore. Truus.. 471 171 Con. Oat 101 101 ?. M.a.S. Co tM i I'.KIjLfse u'l M Heading 4j ml IJel, LX W. 1-171 4H1 -t 4c W. ft. 33 331 1MU. A Hud. lJi IMM . I'aul 7aj 73 Krie mi -mi Tex, Ve Jo 90, Jersey fee Ten. C. Jk I. 58 SI L. A X 1J V. rae s3j 831 .... U4 oat 4.. -M il .. ti m pd 771 771 mu amtfe. :iot :io at,, p'ru, mu. vac...... je rot . two N YANK. SOi 50 W A LB u' N W it'fd Vetroleum .. W vi n. j. ten... iu mm ,m. cuctl i N. Pae !l J O.Oas Trust " pTd, m Xat l.'d T't mi Noithwert .. : Ml UI S. Kenn. Ca Tl T7i Tlie Ctilwic MurkU. To-dsy's tliie-MKo grain aaa provtotoa market quotaltuBS, ruruiahed by C. T. liavemwr, guouwitautl 11, Athuttle huita itiff, W f alreet nurthwest. Correspond -tsu. M. it. Meadham, Xew YorkiChsnd ter, Hjowk a Co, Chkaca. whsat. Oih Qtm win. Opm (Urn M4 Aug. ttj Sept.. ('M amt Dee... MK.. 7I AUg..... 5 m .... Dec. iS7i Bstesi.llemilar CaU ttt stems Eekimrtan ud Sohtien' Hoiu KallroaJ . au at TO. Wsahlngton (Us, 75 at Hi. , MiscaManemsi haul U. . KUctrit ,, lb,Tr. A fi. 8. It, w-l -; Masonic Hall Ass'n, rs, C Um, UN; Wash, Market Co.. 1st Mm., 8's, -! Weak. Market Co,, Imp.,', -: lni'd A Satwa4Ca,'s, tJlSW, - ; ttTash, U. isf snury, 1st, re, Uwl, 9e; Wah. A- I fastry, ai, ?', 1UW. - ; Wash, 6as UkM Co., ier. A, ft'. 1KJ. Wh!M U$r, Jfort., es, ; American e-curliy ud Tritot, 103j. iMMtosml hank Stock Sank of Wash togton, lt. Sauk ol iUfnbUc,i5; ktn peiUan, 8; Central, sue, iectid, W, farmecs and Mecmmb:', hah oStmtf, !JO; CetamU. lsii. Csttai, Its. Vest fad, U3; Trader', t7, Lmcvla, 10 " KaHmad Wfk- Washwguw and Seunowa, aft); MetmIaTum C ta. VK Capttol and imST Stoat, en, gthmgton and iobWe Burnt. , Ucetown mi TemaijwB, eu, mht- loauxacc Stocks gUmeo'S.; Ptsk hn, 5, MlropolitB, s3, Siatiuual pSav, W, Athegton, 178. Cotora,; Cofemr ilils fftjiliiTiini filnrkii Baal p4,W7; Cihmmtm,n7Wmim title, . (j a at4 tlectrtc Uv-b t SUKhs WaWg toa ti, &, 6eor)towa task ; t7. Telephofce KtocaalaWrtinjiaa( , Cbesspiake and Fotaates, m; Ijnmavaa, Uraphetphoee, U- MiM'Jil.a.aiA hrraHra WaihlnirtftM Maaw Ut Ce., SI, WaahUigton Bri M5E Co., 3t: limat 2ifce Ce; Si m rmrTmnm Vw Wr Wmtniiiw SoeurRv aud Truat Co., StSl, Uocula HaH. su. Hjutsuk lid C., IvWrOw.au conx. Aug..... 87 Sept..... Sal Dee m . tMTS. Aug M tai Sept J $-l Wc w - nam Ma- niaTtTi- : w aiiuniriQfi neaa fjani'wis as goS KpBraphfc, ; ImsmalWiar. W. PobUjujiIU: Gua Canfaym. 11: jtmu-tun CUBA FOR SALE SrAIN IS WILLWO TO DrSflOSif OF HER AMERICAN ISLAND A COMMISSION 10 THE UNITED 3IAFE3. Affleritma Wtmmi WIIGM IS FAYORABLE TO ASNBXATIOH. $200,000,000 WwH t Swltnaly (Jea- sidrri Nptial49B Will it la. (rt law Bsfon Tail Ytor, New Yortic, July 1 1. A Waslilaeton special to the ' sys: "Sawors iilpo lito Munm ami Pollcarpo Mttmm, eon stltttllng a special com mission from tha Spanish Government, bav visited Washington within the past few days. Their movements have been very mys terious. To night the Prtm correspond ent discovered the mission of the strangers. It Is a rptitsi diplomatic one, to ascertain the feeling, both on the pmrt of the Government of the United States ami of the Cuban resi dents here, as to the possible eventual annexation of the Island of Cuba to the United Slates. During their stay In New York, whence they arrived last Monday, thev thoroughly canvassed the views of the Spanish American element in that city, ami found them almost unanimous I.N K.WOK OP ANXRX.VTtOX, Penor Jltinor, In conversation with your correspondent, said: "Prior to our departure from Ppaln we ware fully aware of the change In the Spanish cabinet, and now that SenorCanovis del Castillo has assumed the olrlce of Prime Jllnlster we may fully expect an almost complete ami fnrmttl "recognition of the republican clement In Spain. The Republicans there, or lhne who favor an overthrow of tbe monarchical rule, are almost universally In favor of deposing of the Itlaml of Cuba to the United States. , "What piice Is set upon the Id and?" "That I am not prepared to aay, at our negotiations have not yet reached that climax," was the reply. "Ami do you think that $100,000,000 would reach the limit?" "Ob. no; not by any means." "How about tSO0.d0O.0OO?" "I am almost positive thst Spain would give this offer a very set loin cooalderallon. You see, the feeling which pervades the present Spanish Government is a conciliatory one. It tends toward establishing rieHi'KTV.u. rxArx with all nationh. Tlie object Spain has In ascertaining the disposition on tbe part of the United States to acquire tuba Is that it sees a way to relieve Iu overburdened finances, settle iu international dis putes and place It more on a par with other Kuroncsn nations," "What Immediate effect on Spalu would Ihe cession of Cuba produce?" "None in the very immediate future, but with tbe money realized. Spain would be placed In a position to secure a long projected alliance with Prance ami the eventual absorption of Portugal and her manifold colonial Interests. This project has long been eberUned among the Republicans of Portugal ami Spain. You may Uke my wont far it that tbe present cabinet change la Spain is only the Initiative of a thor oughly PEtiatVK MSfUBUe AX MOVIHRXT in that country, whkh is to take place in September or October. The Queen Regent is tully aware of the proposed movement, ami from her as well as from tbe royal household, only a passive resistance may be expected" Senor 34uooa added that Spain has about come to the conclusion that, sooner or later, she will lose poasesaion ot CuUs, and that she will make the best bargain she can for its sate. He predicts that, before the year ISid shall have ended, negotiations will have been entered into between Spain and the United Stale for the transfer of the Uland of Cuba to the latter. Senor Murua produced some docu ments whkh. he said, were their ere deetlals from the Government at Madrid. Beiac ashed how it was that the Span ish Mitdater at Washington knows nothing of thl matter, he replied that there are many affairs of stale with which the Ministers at credited to for eign countries are not made acquainted, ami this concerning the saJe ef Cuba hi one of them. Kaw Jmtm u Tpatu, fcax Fiuse'iaeo. July H. tfe tol iowing were kltled ia yesterday's eel ltskm hetwees a train and a wage at Sades, mm Mateo County- Ben Stso hri, Mr Henry Strobel, tthel StMmet. Two women, names unknown. Tj men. unmet unknown. So 'rlma U atUe hed to the railroad company, at the accident was apparently the result of the driver's mistake. ST VaVd tlWVMt MMi W Ktafwi. Sajh Axiuxto, Tnx., July ti- tjnajB, vas ahat ami klilisl e SHBhlav evtaing Ly U. t William, the aa ottbe atrtf, tWowrtn and State Fe Ball trail at Taloas. f upartnharrr was yjtiisr e tsvyflftiiff of Hbimiff njsd pkked a quarrel with WilHsft. wh drew voivtr andehot hjbm. VtUiams Imp "tf TrEf tervl M mmlf tff kyi aiitfcftri ties. - BSSe a arfc MjaaSe w a ?apwa Aatuv Pins, X. ., Jty ti. as unaueettaaf ul attemot to shoot himself maw ww vmmrpv "w mpv aWPP ylP' mwb drinking, and bis aim vat so had ilr. h h ni seilottiabj vHiirifri lie h uimwr arejti Ash lor Kobert Ifvi&Qsr'e 'tnmia Caanet Hear everywhere. Ton TtfltfJjrm (ad upm- w- t'm tkt IkiSnM at CUaasb Jhtmisv. J4try(ai tUni Virginia, jtreatowag igmMftr, l',d I: lb: .AjK'ir- Jst r( fc,3 Ml-'lt 'u-,jc . n ,i ' lit,, iirs p .1.4 r. . . , ..