Newspaper Page Text
The Qritic HINGTON t)Liitu;ttr. nt cvitniKu at 35 chats ri:u ;jo.tii. Is Sold by Newsboys nt. Two Gcnta per Copy. it T.C 20T1I YEAH NO. ,230. WASHINGTON, WEDK lflSJJAY EVENING, AUGUSTS, 1888. PHIC.E TWO CENTS. CI raj I I If; I Jill Jo 1. II 1-1 ( GOVERNMENTAL GOSSIP. Events Of Interest In and About tho Departments. NO OFFERINGS OF BONDS TO-DAY. No Truth In Uiolteporlort Itoslgniitioii of Commissioner Mack. AM, QMrr AT Sn CA1H.0S. General How aril tolcgrnphcd tho Adjutant-General to-day that nothing now has occurred at ijnn Carlos, nnd that tUu troublo bccms to bo over. Tun Fr.vr.nt.N FloiIid v. Surgeon-General Hntiitlton to-dny received u dispatch from Dr. Gultcras at Jacksonville; stating that n case of yellow fnvcr, contracted In Tumpu, had been discovered tit Jacksonville. Tnn Naval AVau College. Secretary AVhltnoy has dhected Captain A. T. Malum, in chargo of tho Naval War Collego at Newport, It. I., that tho course be limited to II months. On November 0 tho war college will bo abol ished and consolidated with tho torpedo school. Oeneiial Black's Resignation. Colonol l.amout said yesterday that ho thought It duo to General Black, Commissioner of Pensions, to say thcro was no truth In tho repot ts that ucncrai luncica resignation naa oeen re quested, or that thcro wero any dlfToronccs whatever between him and any member of tho Administration. ColonelAVii.son's July ltnronT. Colonel John M. Wilson, In his July report on tho con dition of public buildings and grounds, states that 7,832 plauts wero scut to tho paiks for planting, and tho surplus bedding plants wcro distributed among hospitals and pollco build ings throughout tho city. In tho nut scry thcro wero planted for Btock 815 bulbs and 415 plautB of various hinds. With an oyo to tho comfort of lovers and others Colonel Wilson has placed fifty settees In Lafnyctto Square nd tho samo number In Franklin Squuro. Pension and C-Tiinit Bills Aitroved. Tbo 1'rcsldcnthas approved tho act to aid In tho construction of a Government telegraph from tho Missouri River to tho 1'aclflc Ocean; tho act authorizing a btldgo across tho Missouri River; tho acts granting pensions to Hiram it. Kills, Mary Kclloy, Eliza Trofrcu, Georgo AV. Dowers, Isaac N. Johnson, Carollno Pautcl, the widow of Samuel Clary, James Alclntyrc, Georgo AV. Croop and Mary E. Forren, and tho act releasing tho estate of tho lato Lleu-tenant-Coloucl Asher K. Eddy and Georgo W. Glbbs and 11. L. Ogdcn, his sureties. Special Examineii Quinn. Colonel T. 2ulun of Troy, N. Y., has been appointed by Gcnciat Black, Commissioner of Pensions, as special cxamlnor In tho Hold with headquar ters at Pittsburg. Colonel Qulnn served with distinguished gallantry as a cavalry oflleer In tho lato war nud was selected with four others by General F. A. Walkor as special agent to Investigate alleged frauds In tho enumeration of the. Inhabitants of South Carolina during tho tenth census. Ho nlso served fottr years bb quartermaster's agent In tho investigation of claims under tho act of July -1, lSGi. TnANsnsn of Tnn Office or Detail. Tho brder Issued by Secrotary Whltnoy yesterday takes tho ofllco of detail away from ttio Bureau bf Navigation and places It In tho hands of a board consisting of Commodores Harmony Eicard, Walker, aud Schley. On Juno 20, 1809. an order was Issued by tho then Secrotary of the Navy detaching tho detail ofllco from tho Navigation Bureau. On October 1, 1884, Eccretary'Chandler revoked this order, but on Wov 22, 1885, Secretary Whitney again at tached tho detail ofllco to tho Bureau of Navi gation. His order of yesterday revokes this. Tho order concludes : "This order Is not In tended as a icllcetlon upon tho method of making, tho detail heretofore In uso by tho Department, nor upon tho manner In which lhat ditty has been discharged." IXTEMOR DlU'AIlTMCNT CHANGES. TllO fol lowing official changes havo becu mado in tho Department of tho Interior : Ofllco of !EducnlIou Promotion: Mrs. Frances A. Rclgaitof Colorado, $720 to $000. General Laud Office Ttansfcrs to Pension Ofllco as copyists at $900: Anthony F. Rico of Now York, Mrs. Alagglo Hughes of Wiscon sin, and Miss Virginia L. Maury of District of Columbia. Pension Ofllco Appointments : Charles T. Davis of District of Columbia, $1,400, by transfer from Department of Labor ; Miss Lena Terry of Illinois, $900, from Patent Of fice and promotion from $720 ; Mrs. Libblo II. Miller of Michigan, 000. Death: Marlon Emlth ofAIIssisslppl. Patent Office Promotions: Frank C. Skin ner of Missouri, first assistant ovamlnor, Bt $1,800 to principal examiner nt $3,400; Jas. Q. Rico of Connecticut and Robort P. Haines ofNowJorsoy, second assUtauls to first as sistants, $1,000 to $1,800; Porter D. Haskell of Michigan and Gcotgo R. Simpson of Iowa, third ;to second assistants, $1,400 to $1,000; William M. Fairfax of Now York aud Eugeuo At. Harmon of Ohio, fourth to thhd assistants, 1800 to $1,400. DEPARTMENT PERSONALS. Thcro woro no bond offerings to-day. AY. H. Suttlo was appplnted postmaster at Mathlas Tolut, King Gcoigo County, Va., to day. Second Comptroller Slgottrncy Butler has returned from a shott outing at Occoquun. Superintendent Kimball of tho l.ifo Saving Eervlce, has returned from Maine, whero ho went to attend tho funeral of his father. PROSTRATED RY HEAT. A Number of Victims of Sun Strolco To Hny. Faithful to tho prediction of tho Weather Bureau, to-day has been oven warmer than mstnrilnV- A nnmlmr nt npnstrntlntia from heat havo occurred. Tho Weather Ofllco does not promlso any Immediate relief, oxcopt such as may bo glvon by local rains. John A. Darno, a shipping clerk at Bar bour fc Hamilton's wholcsalo grocoiy, No. i 1114 Ponnsvlvanta nventto, was seen to stagger In going upstairs in tho storo about lljilO i o'clock this morning. Ho was assisted to tho noxt floor. Dr. Toner was hastily called, but Mr. Dame died within half an hour. Ills re mains wcro taken to No. 808 Ninth street. Ho was about !15 yoars old, and was formerly a clerk at Koyworth's, Ninth nnd D streets. Ho leaves a wlfo and a a-year-old daughter. Collin Flather, a messenger for tho Rltrgs Bank, was overcomo by tho heat in tho ofllco of tho secretary of tho Seuato this afternoon, and It was feared at first that tho attack might provo fatal. Later ho folt better. Two lcttor-carrleis of tho Capitol Hill Post offieo named Ollvor and Morris wero overcome by tho heat nnd had to go homo. Mr. J. W. Green of 000 E strcot southeast was foundTn Capitol Park, overcome by heat. Ho was taken to his rcsldcuco and Is In a fair way toiecover. Benjamin Alooro. a 40-year-old colored mau, was overcomo by tho hoatwhllo ntwoil; for Barbour it Ross on II sticct, between Flist nud Sccoud stroots southeast, to-day, and was taken to Providence Hoapltul in tho patrol wugon. Tho Tailors In .Session , Tho executive boat d of the American Asso ciation of Merchant Tailors, which has been In session for tho piibt threo days at Wlllard's, adjourned this afternoon. No business of importance was transacted, tho tlmo being do voted to hearing ropoits of committees. Tho next meeting will bu held In New York on JTcbruary 4, and tbo prei-out board of officers bold over until that tlmo, A Itlliulons liurcliir. Thoiesldcnco of R. J. Meigs, clctk of tho courui was entored by u thief at nbout 'J ('clock this morulug, who contented himself tlth drinking about a quart of wine aud tnk- iuj u email amount oi monoy. A Divorce Suit Withdrawn. Tbo dlvoico suit of William 15. Tylur ntrnlnst I Wary F. Tyler has been dUmlescd at tho lu itauco of the plulntlfl, THE PUNKKAIj ARRANGEMENTS. Completing tho Details for Iho Htiorlititu Ohslllic'K. When General Scholleld iinlvcs tho military arrangements i elating to tho funeral will bo completfd. All other details havo been ar ranged. General Scholleld will probably Join tho funeral train at Now Yoik aud accom pany It to Washington. Dr. O'Reilly imlvul In tills city last night, and spent some tlmo with General Alaofecly and Major Lyilcckor. Tho Borvlccs will tako plnco ot St. Mat thew's Chutch on Satutday morning at 10 o'clock. Rov. Janice F. MucMu will cele brate, assisted by Rev. T. J. Kervlck ns deacon nnd Rev. S. F. liyau as sUb-deacon. Cardinal Gibbous will proiwttucn tho absolu tion. At tho cemetery Hlgut Rev. John S. Foley, Bishop-elect of Detroit, will perform tho burial service. Tho remains will iirobably arrlvo In Wash ington about noon to-morrow. They will bo taken directly to the Sheridan residence (.'ouimlssaiy-Geucial Macfcely, Gen. Ruckcr (Mrs. Sheridan's father) and Afnjor (dicker, tho committee selected by Mrs. Sheridan to select u spot for tho grave, went to Arlington tirrtay and decided on a slto on tho slilo of a slope, about 100 y aids to tho southeast of tho old Leo mansion. Tho snot can he seen from nlmost any point In Washington. Thcro are no graves between it aud tho river. Gcncial C. C. Augur will act as pall-bearer In placo ot Vlco-Prcsldeut Thompson, who Is In Europe. Gcncial Wcsloy Mcrrltt Is at Fort Leaven worth, and will probably bo unable to par ticipate. Tho casket in which 'tho remains nro en closed is extremely simple. It is full ellptlo lu ftbapo and Is made of red cedar. Tho out sido Is coverod with tho finest English broad cloth, heavily draped on tho sido. White satin Hues tho lusldo and tho pillow Is pro visory trimmed with tho llnest silk and satin woik. Tho top of tho casket Is supplied with a movablo glass slido and below tills Is a small silver plato bearing the Inscription: "Philip Henry Shorldan, General United States Army. Born 1831; died 1888." Tho casket was made by tho Boston Casket Com pany and was shipped to Undertaker WIlsou of Now Bedford last night. The funeral train will consist of four cars. Ono is a combination baggaco and passenger coach, aud in tho front compartment of this tho body will bo placed, tho rear part being icservcd for newspaper men. Tbo lest of tho liain will consist of n bagengocar nud two Pullmans, nil draped on "tho outside with black. An American flag will bo draped over tho door of tho compartmont in which tho body will llo. Tho Insido will bo draped In black nnd white, nnd mournln!: cloth will cover tbo floor. Conductor C. T. Russell, who had chargo ot tho cor Puritan, in which Mrs. Cleveland traveled over tho Old Colony road, will bo in chargo of tho train Dr. O'Reilly spout several hours nt Colonel Sheridan's ofllco at tho War Dcpaitmcnt to day. Ho said that tho military part of tbo funeral is In tho hands ot General Schoflcld, and nothinc: will bo completed until ho ar rives. Tho body will leavo Nonqultt nt 0 o'clock this ovenlnc and will nulvo hero prob ably about 1 o'clock to-morrow afternoon. It will ho taken dlicctly to St. Matthew's Church, whero it will lemoln until taken to tho ccmetoiy. Father Mackln went to Balti more to-day to arrange details In regard to tho services with Cardinal Gibbous, who received a dispatch from Mis. Sheridan last night re questing that ho mnko a few remarks. Dr. O'Reilly said that tho physicians will Is sue iiotliincr more in regard to tho case. Speaker Carllslo has appointed tho following Members to acton tho part of tho Houso of Representatives at tho funeral of General Sheridan: Messrs. Hooker of Mississippi, Cutchcon of Michigan, Wheeler ot Alabama, Hcndorbou of Illinois, Cox of No-iYork, G'rb's'v'cnor of Ohio and JlcShano of Nebraska. General Scholleld telegraphed tho War De partment this afternoon that nil tho. arrange ments for tho funeral had becu completed, and ho would bo hero to-night. THE TELEPHONE'S RIVAL. Tho Gray Nutloniil Telautograph Com pmij Clinrtorcil. Tho Gray National Telautograph Company was granted a charter by tho Circuit Court in Richmond, Va., yesterday. Its general ob jects, as declared lu tho charter, uro to pro mote, establish aud maintain tho gcncial busi ness of a telegraphic, tolephono and telautd graph company throughout tho United States by tho moaus aud use ot tho "telautograph sybtcm," invented by Professor Ellshn Gray, which transmits by elcctilcity messages in tho handwriting of tho sender. Tbo capital slock Is to bo not less than $500,000 nor mora than $15,000,000. Principal ofllco to bo In Rich tnoud. Tho namos nnd rcsldonccs of tho officers for tho first jcar mo as follows: Thomas M. Logan, Richmond, president: Charles E. Coon, Now York, ox-Assistant Secretary of tho Treasury, vice-president nnd director; Senutor Charles B. Farwell, Chicago, J. M. Thomp son, St. Louis, Mo., Georgo Itondly, Now York, cx-Govcrnorot Ohio, Joel F. Fieemau, xnow lone, wcnueii uoouwiu, iscw lorl;, ,i. II. Bace, Richmond, Senator P. B. Plumb, Emporia, Kan.. Senator Eugeno Hnlo, Els worth, Mc, directors; David Carson, Now York city, secretary; Charles E. Coon, New York city, treasurer. As soon ns $000,000 is subscribed tbo company will commonco busi ness. Edward Lauterback, Georgo S. Scott, James II, Dooloy, Calvin S. Brlce, John 11, I inn an, Samuel Thomas, Johu McAhornoy, Walter B. Whiting, James M. Ormcs and Walter Whltlug are also members of tho company. RETURN 0PR.TTERY A. They uro I.iiud In l'ralses ofTlioIr Treat ment nt Colonial Iloiieh, Tho last of tho "outing" party of Battery A returned from their Colonial Beach trip last evening. Tho members wero loud In praises of tho hospitality of tho people. On Saturday night thoy wcro treated to a dis play of ilreworks by tho manager of tho hotol ami afterward to n crab supper. Noxt morn lug they played n "picked" nlno nnd wero beaten, not ono member being nblo to mako a run. After tho gamo tho boats and bath houses wero placed at their disposal, and for three hours tho beach rang with laughter. In tho afternoon thoy wcro Invited to a tenuis tournament given by Miss McGownn, but wcro unable to play on account of tho rain. In the evening a tea was given by Miss Gouster. At tho meeting last ovcnlng; Messrs. A. Bobbins, V. M. Dorsoy, L. Bradloy and B, L. White wero nuthorloil to present to tho ladles a souvenir and also their heartiest thanks for their kindness nnd hospitality. Tho Now "Treaty or Moiitor." Says a Now York special to tho Baltimore Sun this morning: "Tho greatest curiosity is rlfo as to tho result of tho meeting of tho two poles of tho campaign currents generated in the Quay and Bhilno lutterleR. Tho Plumed Knight is so used to having his word law and his ideas unopposed that somo people nro un kind enough to intimate that ho will not ac cept any seeond-llddlo scut in tho national or chestra, Leader Quay has not ovlnced ot Into yeais any great lovo for Mr. Blaine, nnd Is not likely now to lay down his baton and retlro to tho general chorus. What will bo tho teuns and promises of tho now 'treaty of Mentor1 is a couuudium many would llko to solve." A Dlitxl of Triut. A deod of tutstwas placed on record to-day fiom James Gibbous to Martin V. Monlsof Washington and Hairy At. Benzlugcr nud 1). I. Foley of Baltimore to secure his noto to tho Metropolitan Savings Bank for $15,000, dated JulyiW, payable llvoyeais after dato, Intcust at 5 per cent, per annum. Tho piopeity convoyed is descilbed ns lots Jl, 4, 5, 11 aud pints of 7 aud 8, square 750, at tho northeast coiner of Second aud (J streets noi tlioast. Al'H'i' tho llojs, Tho number of dog licenses Issued up to dato Is Just 1,000 less than tho number issued nt tho samo dato hist year. The Poundniaster began his slego on tho un licensed canines two days aso, aud ho bus cuptuicd 48 in that time. JWimiiiKo I.lunnscH. John AV. Oliver imil Eugenia Dlvlnn; Harry Hlmshrlght, Philadelphia, Pa., and Collua Roswell, city; John E. Miles aud Auulo C, Jumlsou, St. Mary's, County, Aid. IN CONGRESS TO-DAY. Tho Senate Passes tho Chinese Re striction Bill. MR EVARTS ON THE FISHERY TREATY. Tho Iloitso Appropi lutes S?,000 to tho Trust Investigation Committee. Immediately nfter tbo morning hour In tho Scnato to-day, on motion of Air. Stewart, tho Chlucso Restriction bill was taken up hv a voto of 10 to 8, Alcsers. Horry, Coko nnd Jones of Arkansas voting lu tho negative, and passed without a division. Mr. Shciman reported from tho Finance Commlttco a resolution to print 100,000 conies of tho Tarllf bill ns passed by tho House. Tho resolution was passed and tho Sonato pio cccdcd to the consideration of bills on tho calendar. THE TKVLEVTOW.V Il.ULWAY HILL. Tho hill to Incorporate tiio Georgetown and Tenleytown Railway Company was also patsed. It tinmcs as Incorporators John W. Thoinpsnu, Richard H. GoldBuoiotigh, AVI1 llatn J. Thompson, Henry H. Dodge, W. K. Rynu, Osceola v. Groeu and Norvnl A Burchcllof thoDlstilct of Columbia, Arthur E. Batcman, T. AV. Pearsail and Harvoy Du rnnd of Now York, and Nathaniel AV. Bowo aud Johu A. Coko ot Richmond, Va. Tho route is from High stieet, 'Georgetown, out tho Tenloytowu road to tho vlllngo of that name. ipo capital siock oi mo company is $'JOO,o00. the Fisnnittr.s tiieatv. Tho Flshorics treaty then enrao up, and Air. Evarts took tho floor. iiousi;. Air. Burrows endeavored to-day to secure tho passago of tho bill appropriating $75,000 for a public building at Kalamazoo, Mich., but on objection by Air, Ontcs tho bill went over. Mr. Shaw from tho Commlttco on Accounts presented a resolution to appropriate $5,000 from tho Houso contingent fund, to bo mado nt onco available for tho uso ot tho Commlttco ou Alauufactures charged with tho Investiga tion of the v.ulous tt usts and combinations. The resolution provoked qtiltondchato on tho subject ot trusts and was participated In by Messrs. Breckinridge of Arkansas, Brewer, Bruinin, Turner nnd Spilngcr. Tho resolution was finally adopted. Mr. Allen of Allsslsslppi arose to a question of personal privilege, and explained now his frnuk had been used to send patent mcdlclno advcrtlsemouts. Ho could not account for tho uso of his unmo excopt tho lareo demand for his tailft speech, and tho mcdlclno men piob nbly thought thoy could uso his frank with less ground for suspicion. $6,000,000 FOR HEAVY ORDNANCE. Tlio confcrrccs on tho part of tho Houso on tho Army Appropriation bill Indicato that they will recommend an ncceptunco of Sena ntor Hawley's amendniont appropriating $0,000,000 for a henvy ordnance gun-factory, etc. CAPITOL NOTES. Ataior Alartin of Texas was yesterday renom inated by acclamation. Congressman B. AV. Pcrklus of Kansas is mentioned as a probablo successor to Senator Plumb. Chairman Tlllmnu of tho special commlttco that investigated tho Rcadlug Railroad strike Said to a CitiTic reporter this moruing that mo report ot mai investigation wouitt pron nbly not bo presented to tho Houso until tho beginning of next sosslon. Congressman Bliss returned yesterday from New York. Ho said ho found everybody out of town and for onco politics seemed to bo quiet. Ho said it was Impossible to express nn Intelligent opinion of tho situation aud ho would prefer to wait a llttlo whllo longer be fore giving his views on tho outlook in Now Y'orkf Congressman Alien of Mississippi says ho has no know ledgo of his frnuk being used in tho transmission of a patent modlcfno ndvor tisemout through tho malls, ns charged in tho Philadelphia Press. If 60 used, tho envelopes must havo been surreptitiously obtained. HOT WEATHER ON THE HJLL. l'crsonnl I'ouullurltlns or Sweltering btiitcHiiinn ut tile Capitol. This hot wcathor completely knocks out tho Alcmber. Half the tlmo thoy are so busy trying to keep cool that thoy irre unablo to toll what is going on in tho House. Tho other day, it Is said, bomo ladyfrionds of Conciess mau Baker of Now York, wcro In tho Alem bers' gallery paying closo attention to tho pro ceedings, but finally, being unablo to catch on thoy sent for Air. Baker. ".uiuge," tucy said, "wo'vo been In tno galleiy about half an hour, but to savo our lives wo ean't toll what tho Houso is trying to do. Now won't you enlighten us ou tho sub ject?" "Why, my dear madamc, 1 should bo do llghtcd to do so, but to tell tho truth, 1 don't know myself." Congressman AVado of Allssourl was about tho first Alcmber on tho floor this morning. Ho spent an hour or so in his shirt sleeves looking over his mall. Congressman Burnes of Allssourl Is a heavy mau aud during this hot spell ho carries with hi m an extra laigo palm-leaf fun with which ho manages to keep cool. Tho Atembors havo given up water and now quench their thirst with lcmoiiado. On tho Democratic sido in tho cloak-room, Alajor Coates, ono ot tho colored nttendauta, every morning peels about "00 lemons to bo used in making tlio cooling beverage. On tho Repub lican sido only 100 lemons nro used. Tho story that a bat bet's polo is put lu tho Demo cratic lemouado Is denounced as a campaign Ho. Bob Vanco is very fond of this kind. Ho consumes about a gallon a day. Ho carries a woodsu nutmeg aud grator in his pocket, which ho knows how to use, as .Major .Martin of Texas can testify. Air. Kllgoro, president of tho P. F. O. N. organization, sas ono gins will batlsfy him. It hasn't enough backbouo to suit his consti tution. Amos Cmnmlngs uovcr drinks more than half a glass at a tlmo. llaudbomo Ben. Slilvely can drink more lcmoiiado than any other man on tho Dctno ciatic bido. ' Big Tom. Reed, who always sluvos himself for tho samo reason that Napoleon did, drinks very llttlo lemon Juice. Ho thinks it too in sipid. Notwithstanding tho hot spell, Congressmen Boothman of Ohio nud Howutd of Indiana stick to their plug hats. Air. Dockeiy of Allssourl has discarded his vest, and now wears his heavy gold watch chain for a bolt. Air. lhwldson of Flotldn uses a Japaneso fan. Sonntor Ingalls this raorniug looked llko n Baptist minister. Ho was attired lu a black alpaca suit, tho cout Princo Albeit ami but- loneu up ciosoiy. no woto a spotless iiueu tie, aud in his light baud was a palm leaf fan that ho kept (nov'ug to aud fro with a regu lailty that was wonderful to behold. Soimtor Evtu ts looked as gay this morning ns a successful lover. Ill hulr was In perfect tilm, and his bult of light giay colored clothes lilted him with a grueo seldom fcoii. Every body was congratulating tho Seuator on his youthful uppcaraucc. Mr. Glb.-ou. tho haiulomo .Member from Alaiylaud, looked cool this morning with an alpaca coat aud a sunw-whlto shlit. Air. Crisp of Georgia uovcr stirs without his palm-'uaf Alajor Mai tin of Texas continues to wear his black olouoli hat. Ho says It keups tho head cool, Aiehlo Bliss camo back from Now York weiulu'; n stinw lint. Speaker Caillslo iibcs nothing but a Japan ese fan, So does Mr. Hemphill, chalimau ot tho House DistilctCommltieo. Dining tho delivery of Air. Evaits' speech this afternoon tho Mnnbcii left their seats ono nttur another with a bolt of biilTy-to-do-bO-but-eau't-help-lt air, aud sidling nut of tho cham ber skipped for their committee looms. Soon OciQWija Lv.rrjlut; to aud fio ot waiters. Tho clink ot lco ncultist ilas was henid. . 'lhoio was an odor of mint In tho air. C'lniot ' punch for tho Noi thernois; mint luleps for tho vcstleM sons of tho Siluth; beer for tho bound ing WeHt; straights for tho AVoHtcrncrs; Apot- , Ifiinrls lemonado with a brandy stick in I lor all sections. Chairman Alllls returned from Now York this morning. Ho Is Buffering from Inflamma tion of tho stomach, produced by drinking too much lco water. Air. Campbell of Ohio camo out to-day In a whllo vest. Air. AIcAIIIiin fans himself with tho ltreord. Congressman Alason wears a black deiby stinw hat, tho samo its' Jehu Baker. Dclacato Voorhcos, though qulto n young man, Is tho proud possessor of a email bald spot ou tho top of his head. Instead of n fan Congressman Baker of Now York keeps cool with n handkerchief. Alajor AlcClammy of North Carolina looks very well under bis Alexlcan sombrcio. General Hooker ot'Atisslsslppl wears a seer sucker coat and vest.1 Ho keeps cool by tho uso of a lady's fan. Air. O'Fonall uses his fau nervously with his right ha ml for about two mlmncs and then vigorously with hi left. Tho heat In tho Senate was oppressive almost to tho point of suffocation. Senatorial dignity wilted llko tho linen col lars of tho Seuatois themselves, and vests wcro shed right and left. Through tho wide open dcoisof tho cloak rooms occasional glimpses could be caught ot overheated Senntors sum coats and vests, with siispehdors loose, vigorously fanning and mop ping their perspiring brows. Senator Sherman, lu a black alpaca coat. whlto Vest nnd whlto duck pants, looked tall, gaunt nud cOol. Air. Chandler woro a spotless suit of whlto duck, coat, pants and vest, and presented a. refreshing sight to gazo upon. Scnatoi-s Hawlcy, Stockhrldgo, Davis, Palmer, Reagan, George. Pugh, Ransom ami Coekcroll dispensed wlttr their vests and looked as It they wnuted to gotiidot their coats, also. INDIANA REPJJRLICANS. Tho Situation Favorable to tho Nomina tion of Porter. Chicago, III., Aug. 8. A special to tho Tribune from Indianapolis sajsf "At mid night tho situation wns so favorable to tho nomination of Porter that tho friends of other candidates began to change their lines ot cnmpalgn. Lieutenant-Governor Robertson wns openly tnlkcd of for rcnomltintlon to his present plnco nud Chaso was conceded to bo wholly out of tho inco. Alajor Stcclo's star uasniso pasecu ocuinu a cloud, aud, nt tlioso who wero nosslblo In tho event of Porter's de clination, Hovoy was far In tho lead, llovcj's lutorcsts aro In tho hands of Representative Johnson of tho Eighth dlstilct, who has fought Steele rather than the field, and yester day did cftcctlvo work In using as his weapon tho voto ot Stcelo for Carlisle lu tho Thoeho election contest. At tho meeting of Congressional district delegations last night eight of tho thirteen passed resolutions declaring for Porter. Thoso in which this nctlou was not tnken wcro tho Third, many of whoso dolcgntcs had Just ar rived nud did not understand tho situation; tho Seventh, lu which Governor Poi tor resides; tho Tenth, In which Judge Watts ot Carroll County was clearly defeated iu an attunpt to pledgo tho district; tho Eleventh, lu which thcro aro two candidates for supremo Judge, nnd tho Twelfth, lu which Colonel R S. Robertson resides. Tho schemo Is to havo Porter nominated by resolutlou which will declare him to bo tho unanimous cholco of tho convention. Hundreds of telegrams havo bceu pouring In hero from all parts of tho United States ask ing that Porter bo pressed into service. Colonel John O. Now was reprcsontcd.nsbeiir Ing Instructions from tho National Commlttco that Porter bo forcod to run. Colonel Now said thcro was uo truth In tho report. In tho event of Porter's nomination, tho ticket will most likely bo flulshed with Rohcitson for Llcutcnant-Govornor and Griffiths or Grnut for Reporter of tho Supremo Court. The Su- fircmo Court nominations nro favorable to crkshlrc, CofToy and Alonks. AROUMENT IN VAIN. Governor Porter Will Not Consent to bo a Cn'nilldatn. Indianapolis, 1ni., Convention Hall, Aug. 8. Tho Republican Stntc Convention was called to older nt lOiliO this morning. Be fore tho chairman could say uuj thing tho chairmen of n dozen delegations wero ou their feet claiming that seats wero occupied by un authorized parties. Tlio sorgeant-at-arms wnb instructed to remove tho intruders and to clear tho aisles. Great confusion prevailed for somo time. Futilo eiloits wcro made to clear tho hall. Rev. E. P. AVhalcn was Introduced to open tho pioceedlngs with prayer. This had a soothing efTect, and when ho concluded n resolution inviting General Hairlsou to visit the convention was adoptod with a whoop. Temporary organization was dispensed with nnd permanent organization was quickly ef fected, with Congressman W. H. Calkins as chairman and Senator Demott ns principal secretary. Hon. Thomus Nelson of Teiro Hautn and General James AI. Shackelfoid of Evniitvlllo were selected as Presidential clcc tois at large. Tho platform opened with a tribute of res pect to tho memory of General Sheridan, which wns adopted by a rising vote. At this point tho cominitteo returned with General Harrison. AVhen tho great audience caught bight of their favorite son every man and woman roso to their feet and for lio minutes thcro wero denfouing cheers, l'JiHO. Convention Btnmpedlng for Porter. His nomination looks certain. Posoy of Plko, in nominating him, says Harrison nud Kepub llcan party at stako aud Porter must accept. 1 p. m. Thcro was an Indirect announce ment from Porter that ho will rnfuso to accept and tho convention w HI havo tho mortification of naming somebody olse. This caused a re action nnd Porter was scored by sovcral speakers. A recess was taken until 3 p. m. Political Point. General B. At. Cutchcon, Republican Alcm ber of tho Houso from tho Ninth Allchlgan dlstilct, was renominated yesterday by "tho convention at Reed City. Thomas W. Gi lines of tho Fourth Georgia district has been renominated. Judgo Thurman haB decided to attend the demonstration of tho Alichlgau Democracy at Port Hurou, August 21. Tho Republican Btato Convention of Indiaua is lu session at Indianapolis to-day. Political Kim's Kotos, Tho Ropubllcnu , National Committee through tho Republican Congressional Com mlttco, having extended an Invitation to tho National Republican Leaguo to act iu con junction with them dining tho pending cam paign, tho Invitation has been cordially ac cepted, and tho foltowlug committees selected: Finance Committee . P. Chllds, H. I). Bair, E. W. AVhltaker, Edwaid F. t'asev and C. A. MeEwcn. Cninpatirn Committee J. R. Thompson. A. P. Fiudoti, Patilok O'Fmrell, H. C. Fowler and FrnnkiAldrlch. Enrolment Commltteo AV. At. Ireland, It. J. lloall, Joseph F. Hodgson aud C. P. Lin coln. Tho National Democratic Caranalcrn Com mlttco will not fully open tho ball till tho Re publicans havo discussed and passed their iailll bill, lu tho menntlmo tho Dcmoeuitlc lluicnu of Political Intounatlon is busy build ing out campaign documcuts. Tho Now MukIo Hull. In about two weeks workmen will biigln clear ing inviv) tho dobrls on tlio slto of tho old Lin coln Hall lot preparatory to tho building of tho new inuslo hall, which will bo commenced as soon astbo rubbish Is cleared uwaj. Tho new hall wlllbo aiuagnlllcont (.tincture, with pressed bilck, stono tilininlngs and teira cotta wmk. Tho main entianeo will bo on D street, and on tho Ninth sticct side will be si-: stores. Iho hall will h.u ii a seating capacity of L'.OliO, Tho lower portion will be flm-pioof, and thoro will bo no way for tho building to take Uro fiom thostores below. On the Ninth Btieet comer thcro will bo a tower l'W feet high. -- . Snoblsm Is tho hitust woul w'hleh Franco has bou owed fiom Euglaud, A FJNB DAY FOR ROWING. Tho Seventh Annual Potomac River Regatta. SOME GOOD CONTESTS PROMISED. Tho Various Crows unit How Their Chancei nro Hrgm-dcd. One of tho largest ciowds that has assem bled lu years lino tho river banks to-day, nnd tho Free Bridge Is crowded with spectators to view tho eoveuth minimi Potomac River re gatta. Tho surface of tho river Is dotted with all kinds of water craft, from tho old batteau, lu which Is seated the Irrepressible small boy, to tho handsomo pleasure boats containing many beautiful girls, who nro all anxious to soo their swcethcaits nnd fi lends como out llrst in the race for which they are entered. Somo of tho fair ones will go homo with llttlo heartaches, for tho boys cannot all ho first. Tho beautiful steam launches nro to ho seen oven where, loaded down wilh passengers and heading up tho river, to ho In nt tho start. Tho pollco boat wont over tho courso it llttlo before tho stmt, and cleared all tho boats from tho courso. Tho races will bo n mllo and a-hnlf nnd rowed over tho upper couise, starting from nbovo tho Freo Bridge aud llulshliig opposito tho Potomac. Boat House. In the positions as drawn for tho senior foil is, tho Passalcs have tho best of tho courso, being ou tho Alnryland side. And In tho eights tho Fall mounts havo tho cholco of position. The water s perfect, with a slight btcczo blowing, just enough to rlpplo the surfaco. J. II. C. AVatts, who acted as lcfeico hero in 1881, acted in that capacity to-day. Tho Judges were A. Grant of tho Columbia Athletic Club and AV. F. Roberts of tho Poto macs. Tho following is tho progrnmmo of tho re gatta: First race, 2:40 Seulor fouw Pnssalcs (champions), Columblas and Potomacs. Second race, !t:20 Junior fours Potomacs, Columblas nnd Arlcls of Baltimore. Third race, 4 fonr-oared gigs Potomacs and Columblas. Fourth race, 4:40 Junior singles Johnson (Columblas), Allller (Spa Club, Annapolis), Doyle and Von Llndgrcu (Potomacs), IIuiio kcr (loulas). Fftth raco, 5:20 Senior singles Psota (champion amateur), Smlthsou (Spa Club), Barbarln, Von Lludgrcn and Sanger (Poto macs), Caruoy, InstltutoClub, New Jersey. Sixth race, olght-oars Potomacs, Colum blas, Fnlrmouuts nnd Crescents, both of Phil adelphia. Tlio Fall mounts of Philadelphia nro tho guests of tho Potomac Boat Club, and nro quartered nt Atorgan's, AVest Washington. 'Ihey aro a magnificent lot of men, all brawn nnd muscle, and they row a wonderfully quick stroke, nnd it seems to ho tho opinion that thoy will bo first ut tho linlsh, though both tho Potomacs and Columblas think Hut honor will bo accorded them. Tho Faliuiouuts aro looked nfter by Ellis Ward. The CrcscotitOlubof Philadelphia aro at tho Columbia Boat House. They might not In aptly bo styled tho "Giants," as they havo borne big men among them, and they are in splendid form. Thoy row u most peculiar stroke, a long stroke, nnd what appeals to tho on-looker to uo very slow In recovery, hut jet their boat never slackens. Thoy wero tho talk ot tho club houses, aud their peculiar stroke Is apuzzlerto'tho boys. It Is tho "Bob" Cook, or Vale stroke. Tho champion Passaic crow nro tho admira tion of all tho oaisineu, nud they look a. very inst crow, aim aro ne.uiy ana compactly mint. Their stylo of rowing is exactly llko tho .Poto mac four's famous fast stroke, but it is' the opinion of tho Potomac's admirers that they can beat them, and will rctrlovo themselves for tho defeat at Sunbury. Tho Pnssalcs aro at Atorgan's, on 1) street. ThoAilels woro out last night, but their rowing did uot causo much comment. Both tho Potoraecs and Columblas havo strong junior fours, uud tho vlcton will probably bo won by tho homo clubs. Tlio Ariols nro at tho Riggs. In tho gig raco but two entries havo been made, and the sonlor four of tho Potomacs will comprise tha gig cicw, with Dojlo as coxswain. Thoy will uso tho Old Dominion Boat Club gig, which Is a very fast one. Tlio Columbia crow aro, Green, 1; AVoodwnrd, 2; Cair, 3; Wade, stroke; Gibson, coxswain. Every ono concedes thlsiaco to tho Potomacs. In tho Jutiior sluglcs there mo Uvo cuttles, and every ono a good man. Van Llndgrcu is a powerful jouns mau and qulto a favorlto. Ho pulls u quick ami rapid stroke and will bo a haul ono to bent, though Huneker of tho loulas has un equally quick stioko aud is in pot feet form. Ho fairly skims along tho water and Is a fast Junior. lu tho senior sluglcs It looks ns It Carnoy would get second place. All aro interested lu tho eight oared race, aud tt bids fair to bo tho most exciting ouo of tho day. Each club will mako every oxeition to win, and it would be well to keep your oyo on tho Fnlrmouuts, as they will ho bomowhero uciu tho front. Psota of tho Cornolls Is a splendid specimen of manhood, of a compact audwell-kiiltfranio, and tho muscles stand out pi omlneutly be neath his looso-llttiug rowing shirt, llo Is possessed of a genial disposition, and will mako a mark among tho coming Amciicnu oaisineu. Ho has n lightning stroke, which Is ns regular as clock-woik, nud ho touches tho wider as light as a feather. Huneker of tho Ionlas Is a well-built young man, with n powerful chest on him, nud his rowing is beautiful; ho has a quick even stroko and pushes his boat through tho water at u rapid rate. Ho Is a most premising junior, and iu a llttlo impiomptu brush yes terday with Psota gave a splendid exhibition of his power with tlio oar. "King Crab," tho Alabcotto of tlio Poto macs, Is In bis glory to-day, and says tho boys will get there suro. They did not havo him along at Sunbury, heiico their failure. Representative S. S. Cox will deliver tho medals this ovcnlng in the pallor of tho ltjggs House. A Vnluulilo NowHpupor lluildtng. Boston, Aug. 8. It i3 stated that the Bos ton Ha aid building on AVnshlugton street has been sold by Roval AI. Pulslfer, tho transfer bcine: effected August 2. Tho terms of tho transaction aro withheld, and no ono npncais to undeibtaud its significance. Tho building is valued by tho assessois at $370,000. Itobart Gnrrctt's Condition. New YoitK, Aug. 8. Roboit Garrett's con dition Is unchanged. It is said that last Sat urday night ho became violent, tiled to Jump out of tho window aud cried for help when ho wns restrained by his attendants. Sluco then tho patient has becu quiet. 1 1. 1. . - . Honors In California. Sachamgkto, Cal., Aug. Jj. Governor Watoi man Issued an order jesterdny that all tho State offices ho closed Saturday, tho dato of General Sheilditn's funeral, llo also re quests that business houses bo closed during tho hour of tho f uncial. "I.nrrj " Joroino MuUlnp;. Shakos, Conn., Aug. 8. Information re ceived from Airs. Lawrence R. Jeanne Is to tho effect that Mr. Jcromo's symptoms aro i less favorable', whllo his general condition has assumed a moro aiarmmg nature. KaeliiR nt SnmlORa. . Saihtoqa, N. V., Aug 8 Tlio first raco w ns for a pui so of $1150 for nil ages, ouo mile. It was won by Elinlia, with Attstrlciina second and Pilnco Fortumitus thud; timo 1.44. WnodU'j- T.unn llrldRe. Tho Coiumissloncrh opened bids to-day for tho consti notion of tho AVoodlcy Lanobildgo uiidei tho b!l5,0ll0 nppliipil.itlou. Iho follow ing were tho bidders: Pittlmig Bildu'o Com pany, Berlin lion ilildge Coiupnii, King lion 111 logo Coinpnii), New Jeisey hteel and lion Company, Hiouglilou Btldgo and lion Com pany, Ed. L. Uout, Albeit Gleason, John &. Ellis aud Dean i, Westbiook. Shot tor limn Granted. Tho ComniMnucis this ufleruoon granted peimlislou totlio eniplocs lu tho Audltm's and building Inspectors ollltt to quit work nt 3 o'clock, A CYCLONE'S FURY. Troo ITprnnlnd, Home Unroofed nud (lnncstoncH Illoun Awn). 8riiiKorini.li, Ohio, Aug. 8. About dark last evening a terrific wind and hall stoim passed over this city. Trees wero uprooted uud blown down acrus tho sticcts and a lareo numhor of buildings wcro unroofed. Tho high chliunoy on tho urr.ulo building wns blown down, bricks going thurngh tho entire build ing to the lloor. Ono brick crashed through tho roof of a cigar store filled with people A scramble was mado for tho door, In front of which broken glnss two Inches doep wns piled. In tho null tho people foil pell-mell on their hands, cutting tliem bully. A boy six years old named Bi mn, In tho arcade, was struck by glass and stunned by lightning, but ho Is not thought to be fatally hint. Kanjas City, AIo., Aug. 8. By a cyclono near Wellington, Kan., ycstHdav moinlng, whole Holds of bom wcro torn up by tho roots nnd thn stalks stripped nnd cars hllBkcd. Atnny chickens wore found untlioly devoid of feathers miles from their homes, and other Btrmgo freaks nro reported. Ono girl was hurt, but iioouo wnsklllod. Halt the toinb s'8 In a cemetery wcro blown entirely away and cannot bo found. THE STEVENS COUNTY WAR. Tho Mttrdorprs of Hhurln' Cross Apprr liandod -Tho Troot'i Under Arini. LiuniiAL, Kas., Aug. 8. Sam. Robinson, O. E. Cook, Orrln Cook, J. It. Chamberlain, AI. Rlgoly, A. AIoDonahl nnd J. AV. Calvert, tho parties ai rested by tho United States nil- thoiltlosnt Hugoton, Slovens County, ns Im plicated In the murder of Sheriff Cress and tlirco deputies, arrived hero Into jestciday afternoon In chargo of United States Marshal lones. Tho charges against them nio con spiracy and attempt to restrain others of their liberty. The troopi .will remain in Slovens County for about a week or ten days, and will then ho sent homo, with tho exception of two compa nies, who will bo stationed ro3ttccilvoly nt Hu goton nnd Woodsdalo, nnd will stay there for six weeks, and longer, If necessary. Tho Stato authorities seem dctormlnod to break down tho disturbing clotneut and prevent a recurrence of tho horrible tragedy iu tho neu tral strip. THE VOLCANO SIMMERING.. Numerous Conlllot Hotwprn tho Strikers uud Pollco In Pnrls. Pauis, Aug. 8. Thcro wero numerous con flicts last iilght between tho strikers and tho pollco. Iu tho Boulevards do Bcllovlllo nnd do Rochcchouart two cafes wcro sacked and sovcral of tho pollco and waltcis wjio attempt ed to protect tho places were wounded. To-day a bomb was thrown nt tho pohco In tho Boulevard Voltaire, but It did not ex plode. At tho funeral of General Eudos to day Hcurl Rochcfort wns assailed by Anar chists. Tlio "Washington Kstnto Not Sold. London, Aug. 8. Tho Sutgiavo estate In Northamptonshire was offered for salo at auction yesterday, hut wns uot Bold, as tho upset prlco was not reached In tho bidding. Tho estate Is Intimately connected with tho history of tho AVnshlngton family, ono member of which loft his Imperishable mark upon tho history of tho world. Both on tho porch of tho manor houso nud lu tho adjoining church of St. James nro still to bo seen tho mullet bars ot tho AVnshlngton coat-of-nrms. At ono tlmo tho AVnshlngton family had their rcsl dcuco iu Loudon, and in that rcsldcuco was Gray's Inn, where so many Illustrious men havo resided. Funeral of (lonoriil Kudos. Taiiis, Aug. 8. General Eudc6, tho ex Communlbt, who died of npoploxy whllo ad dressing u meeting of strikers ou Sunday, was burled to-day with great dlsplsy. Enormous ciowds followed the procession to tho ceme tery. Speeches wcro mado by AI. Henri Koch fort and Louiso Michel. Flowers almost con cealed tho coffin and red flags wero conspicu ous among tho crowd. Alauy cheers wcro given for tho commune. Tho High Court of Porpstors. London, Aug, 8. Tho High Court ot For cstcib which yesterday, sitting nt Reading, bitsponded American courts until they should comply with tho rules regarding tho admission of culored persons, to-day decided to readmit American courts applying for admission on condition of tho approval of tho next High Court, n Tho Pnrncll Hill l'nssod. London, Aug. 8. In tho Houso of Com-mons'to-day tho Paruell commission bill was read for tho third tlmo aud passed by a voto of ISO to CM. A Itusso-Gnrinan Treaty. Berlin, Aug. 8. A commission will shortly assemble nt Berlin to discuss tho tcimsot a RusbO-Gcrmau treaty of commerce. llnrncd In His Itnnch. Dnvvr.it, Col., Aug. S. A special from Durango, Col., gives tho following particulars ot a most horrlblo accident which occurred on tho open prairie, far from the habitations of man: A rauclmiau named Robeits had been working bomo miles away for another ranch man named Sallno. Recently old man Roberts visited the Salhio ranch to seo his 6on. AVhen tho much was reached ho was honlllcd to find the houso lu a mass ot uifns. Aftcrabilcf search ho discovered tho body of his son, frightfully burned and disfigured. Ftutbcr search resulted in tho dlscovciyof Saline's body, also burned almost beyond recognition. Thoflio doubtless arose while tho victims were sleeping. . Sirs, Ituw'Koii'ii Afllletlon. Chic ujo, Aug. 8. Immediately after Airs. Rnwson, tho bnnkor's wife, ot dlvorco and shooting notoriety, secured her release from tbo count) jail a few wieks ago, she was taken by her friends to a AViEconsin walcrlug placo. But her stay at the summer rcsoit was short, as a pataljtlc afToctlon of tho hands and feot began to dovclop itself nud her immedi ate removal to Chicago bccr.mo ncccbsnty. Partial paialjsls of both hands and feet has now sot in and the unfoittinato woman cuunot uso hor hands oveu to sign legal documents. Tho attendant phjsiclans feai she ma) lose tho loss of her feet and hands permanently. jier condition is niirimiieu to ncrimpiison ment aud tho damp condition ot tho jail. Shot After Ho Siiricmlcri'd. Danvillk, 111., Aug. S. About noon yes terday Detcttlvo Johh Halls went to a patch of woods north of tho city to niiost n party of tramp3 men and women, llo took Ellslia Allen with film as an assistant. 'I lie airests were mado wltlia'it trouble, but qp-i of tho piibouers, a Pittsburg man unn.od George Brown, escaped. Allou was sent out t cap ture tho runaway, and was buee03-.fi'1, nut the piUoncr was biought In dead. .lo:. 'i.-d allot ami killed him. Allen is under au'-i. and it Is said ho 6hot Brown after tho latter had sur rendered. The ItoMihud Indians Hold Out. Omaiii, Nr.ii, Aug. S. Kcllablo advices from tho Rosebud Agency say that at a recent council of tho Indians they unanimously pledged tliciusolvcs not to sign tho treaty, and to no their Inlluonco lu prevailing upon the mcmbflis of other bands not to do so. Out ot 1,200 luqutilcs not ouo Indian 1ms been found in favor ot it. Chiefs Swllt Bear and Ten Stilko nro the leading bpiilts iu tho opposi tion and aro pladugoor) obstacle In tho path of tho commission. Michigan Knight Pnvor Lower Duties. Du'itton, Alien., Aug. h.-Tho feature at tho State Assembly of KnlghU of Laboi at Jackson, Allch., yesleiday was the icpoit of thobtatlfthlau. It gives a canvass ot loity tlireo mtomhllos on tho tailfT Isstio, It shows oulv nlno ns'cmnllo In which qver twenty monfiwor protection, while In twcnt-fuur thcutoio no Piotccllonlits Six declare for freo trade, ami all aro stiong for tariff lefoiui. I.ottei-t iinioiV Kuinlii!itIon. Nuw Voiih Aug. 8. -A civil Barvleo exami nation was hnun )0Stcrday to fill up tho list of lutter-eitriier from which appointments in ly he made Tho termor list wns exhausted by tho appointments made liudoi tho oight hour law T lu o unliutloii will lusl acHJtd da)sas there ar uui 1,100 applicants, FATAL FIRE IOEW YORK A Family Burned Up Before They Could bo Rescued. SOME INCIDENTS OF THE OCCASION. Ono ot tho Mont. Honihln Casualties In lu .Many Yenrs. New Yoiik Aug. 8. Tho family of Gustavo Borg, numbering four porsons, Inclusive ot himself, wlfo, daughter Lizzie, aged 12 year, nnd his niothor-in-lnw. wero bin nod to death this morning during n Uro in tho four-atory brick tenement, No. 1023 Avenuo A. Tho building Is occupied by u number ot families. Tho lire by which Iho Borg family lost tholr lives was discovered about 4 o'clock thin morning, when nil tho Inmates of tho tene ment iu which they lived wero asleep. There wero six families in all lu the structure, repre senting about twenty persons. Tho llnmra made rapid headway ami shot up tho stall way from tho giound floor to tho roof In nn Incred ible shoit ptco of time. A policeman, with several others, who re sponded to his call for assistance, worked their wnv up to tho apartments of tho families liv ing o" tho two lowoi Hours through a stilling omoko nnd succeeded In getting'" tho people out. Thoy had hardly accompllfhed their task when tho Humes compelled them to beat a retreat. Somo of tho rescued peoplo wcro burnod nbout tho face and hands. There wero still eight persons ou tho upper floors, and tho firemen nnd citizens mado ovory effort to rcsctio them, but without nvall. Tho peoplo still In tho burning structure uro John E. AInhcr, his wife, their daughter and a visitor, AIlss Katie AlcCoy; Gustavo Bciry, supcilntcndcut of tlio beer garden at Flfty soventh street nud East lilver; his wltc, Aire. Kratt3, the mother of Airs. Berg and LIzzlo Borg, aged II jears. Air. Alaher, Hndlng cscapo by tho stairs cat oft, climbed out upon the fire escape, lu tho rear ot tho third-story window, nud leaped to tho roof of a stable ndjoliUng. .Mrs. AInhor, her daughter and AIlss AlcCoy followed suit aud Air. AInhcr caught each ono In turn in his arms, AVhcti the tlreinon ascended to tho apartments of tho Bciga a sickening sight met their gaze. Tiio Inn nod remains of Air. Berg wcro found, on tho lloor In tho parlor. He was burned al most beyond recognition. Airs. Laura Borg, his wifo, aged 80 car6, was lying on tho lloor ot nn ndjofnlng chamber, badly burned about tho body, and nlso dead. In another chauibe r was Airs. Kraus. Her remains wore entirely incinerated. Tho daughter, Lizzlo Berg, hail evidently been suffocated. Her body was found In a kneeling position besido her bed, with her aims resting thereon. 'Iho datnago to tho building Is estlmnted nt $0,000 to $S 000; Insured. Tho effects of tho tcuants wcio completely burned In most cases, losses raugo from?T00 to 1,000 each. Tholr SURROUNDEH l!Y REDS. Ouo of A Graphic Itcport Prom a Ho HlcKod Purty. Ottawa, Ont., Aug. 8. Tho following ,1a tho text of a letter received from Constablo Green, who shot tho Indian over whoso mur der the tioublo began: "Hazlcton Fort, July 15. It Is dangerous to stay here. Thcro nro hut live of us In tho fork against ilvo hundred wild Indians, nnd all on tho murder. Thoy havo killed Uvo inon sluco wo camo up, and thoy 6ay they aro going to . kill nil of us somo night. Wo don't get much slcop; havo to keep n guard on all tho tlmo. AVo do not know when thoy Intend attacking; us. AA'o havo sent to Victoria for more help, aud hope thoy will como up soon, but Mhu Skuna river Is so bad that it will tako throo or 'four Weeks to get hero. AVo do not know tho moment we will bo sliotfrom tho brush, and dare not venture from tho fort," Itlulno's Arrival Dolnyed. QuAitANtiNU, L. L, Aug. 8. Dispatches re ceived from Fire Island say that tho fog is thick there aud It Is Imposslblo to sight any steamships, unless tho5 como closo to shore. Tho City of Now York lias not yet been, sighted. Jt Is tho opinion of seafaring men here that tho City of New A'ork will won como ocr tho bar at Sandv Hook in this fog, especially as tho tldo Is falling, nnd It will not bo high water wrnln until after dnrk thia ovcnlng. Taking all clicuniblanccs into con sideration, it is not believed that Air. Blaino will reach Now York to-night. FINANCIAL AND COMMERCIAL. Tho Stock and Money 3Iiirkct. New Youk, Aug. 8 Wall btrect, 1:30 p. m. Aloney 1J per cent. Exchaugo steady; pos- ted rates, 4S(!48S; actual rates, 4S5J(ji,4S'52 for GO days and iS'JQi IS7i for demand. Governments 6leady; currency 0s, 120 bEd; 4s, coupou, 1273 bid; 41s, do., 107i bid. Tho stock market opened btcady, after which thcro was a fractional decline ou bomo selling by tho room traders. Towaid tho llrsti call this soiling gave placo to a rnodcrato buy ing movement, especially noticeable iu the A'nndoibilt stock. Under their lead prices advanced i to 2 per cent, by mid-day. 'itiu matket has stneo been it regular and fovcrlsli. 1 p. m. pilecs-AV. U., S2J; C. C. C. I fM; N. V. C., 107;; N. J. C, S4J; N. P., 2iJ; pfd., 57J; U. P., 002; Alo. P., 803; Tex., 25J; Can. So., CIS; D. A II., 110; D. L. AV., 13U3; Eric, 27i; K. &, T lr.J; L. S., Wh L. t N., 01$; N. AV., 114; Pac. AI., 3S, Rdg., U0: Om., llf, St. P., 735; R. A Q.. llfij; Ogn. & T., 33. Tho Chicago alniiu-l. Chicago, Aug. S. Opening 9:30 AVheah Aug., S2J; Sept., S3J; Oct., 84; Afay, M3. Corn--Aug., 4,r(Jf?i)8; Sept., -irl: Oct., 443; May, a'Jl. Oats-Sept., 21J; Oct., 243; Maj, 2. Poik Sept.,. $11,130: OU., 14.27. Lard Sept., $S.S7J; Oct., $8.b3. bhoit Ribs Sept., $b.40; Oct., $S.S.). Tlio Washington Storks. Allscellaneotts Bondh AV. fc G. R. R, Co., 107; Alasonlc Hall Association, 10SS; AWh Ingtou Light Infantry, StiJ; AVnshlngtou Gas Light Co,, 123. National Bank Stocks Alctro pollun, 1U0; Central, 200; Citizens', 12."l: Co lumbia, lOUJ. Rallio.nl stocks AIcttopollt.ni, 10."). Insurance stocks--Franklin, S; Metro politan, 72J. Gas stock Washington Ga,, 3iiJ. Tolephono stock-, ChcMapoiko Poto mac, 76. .Miscellaneous stocki--VashIugtou uricK .iincniuo un., m..: imai mips -ico "Co., 12o; Columbia Title Insurance Co., 4J, at Tin; hotj:i.s. Rbv. II. Alousn of Loudon, England, Is at tbo AUIngtou. .Tl-pui A'. N. ANPEnsoN of Idaho Is at th Aifllropolltaii. C'u.us Euirn of Johnstown, Ta,, an iron m inulncturer, is nt tho H'zst. St. Claii; "NtrlCici.u or and A. V. Benolt of Brooklyn uro nt tho Arlington. Ilp.vnv (I. Ci.uosroNK ot tho King Brldga building Company, Is nt tlio Ebhltt. tl A. MiTciir.i.i. of Philadelphia, a prominent merchant of thatolfy, lb at tho nbbltt. 0c mi S. A'fiT of Now York and J. Y. Trollott of Boston, Mass., nto at tbo National. John L. KcsNrm and family nnd AIlss Nam Strattonot Nashville aro at iho Motropolltaii Tin. Crescent Boat Club of Philadelphia and tho Ariel boat Club of Baltimore aro at tha RUgs. IHxm. Common, representing the Jnlinon; tecl Kill Company of Johnstown, Pa., is at th lamltt. V m Ti.n P. Piiili trs of Now York, manage of tlio Putted Press Association, Is nt Chuup berllu's. New ton DnTim of Albany. S. W. Soott 'of Now YoiKaud A. K. Wordon of Grand Rapids are at AVillard's. Hos. Stiwaut L. Woonronn, formerly Lleit-tonaut-Ouvcrnorof Now York, and ono of tho mot oliMiueut orators In tho country, lsut Wounloy's. Tiio- o Hfnnv of Now York, proprietor of tho Join in)' of Fashion and 'laUoHng, Is In tho city attending tho Morohant Tailor' National PAohanKo mooting. i tsuui. (iKounn Stonkman who was neon spiruous oflli-rr III tho Union nunv, whero to wsoto ttieisnk of major-cciieral, and in 1P8V5 elected dovornor of California, Is at tho Khbltt, The Cemunl resides at Sun dnorlol. Q, L, illey of ban Joso Is nl&o attho Ebbltt, laical AVeathur Indications t.oenl rains; slightly warmer; winds Konerftlly boulhwobterly. Tiimneraturos as furnished bv Draoer's solf. , re i.idiiuthuimoinotei, l T Kidder, ngrnt, fit. t I SaeH'Utu btieet o a. in., 85; 12, li)0:H,iiA -J.