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THE; INDIANAPOLIS JOURNAL, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER, 20, 1890.
so far extremely doubtful of tbo wisdom or expediency of the government's course. Mr. O'Brien, in au interview this morn ins, said be could not imagine what in fatuation had driven the government to xnako the arrests. It . is easy to see. bo thought, -what they are di iving at. They are making a supreme effort to crush out the organization of the tenants lor con certed action. This they expect to accom plish, he thought, by simultaneous clear ances on all estates where the "Plan of Campaign" has been adopted. The evicted tenants they calculate on thus havinghelp less at their feet. "But can such a policy be successful," Mr. O'Brien was asked. No," he replied. "It is in my opinion a piece of inconceivable folly. But it seems clear to me that this is what the govern ment propones to attempt.7' "It is held by many," the correspondent said, "that the main purpose of Mr. Balfour in making the arrests at this time is to pre vent Mr. Dillon and you from making your contemplated trip to America." "That does not neeni a probable theory to me," replied Mr. O'Brien. "But if it is the true one a more absurd calculation was never made, even by the present Chief Sec retary for Ireland. Instead of preventing, our appeal to America, he has made it for us in the most striking and impressive way. The story of these arrests will ring through out America like a trumpet note, compared with which our voices would have been feeble and ineffective. All Irish-Americans knows that Tipperary is the key to the fight for Ireland.. They will take care to frustrate the dastardly calculations of the government." "What do you think, Mr. O'Brien." the correspondent asked, "will be the ultimate effect of the present course on the cause you represent!" "It will be altogether beneficial," Mr. O'Brien replied without hesitation. "It will close up the ranks of our followers, re vive drooping courago and banish every shadow ox dissension. The combination in Tipperary is absolutely impregnable. It cannot be shaken." Two More Arrests. Dublin, Sept. 19. John Cullinane and Michael Dalton, members, of the National League, have been arrested. Warrants were issued against Dillon and O'Brien, but only summonses against the others. Mr. Paruell is making arrangements for an early meeting of his followers in London. Mr. T. P. O'Connor, M. P., and Mr. James O'Kel ly, M. P., will probably take the berths on the steamer Teutonic, which Mr. Dillon and Mr. O'Brien had secured for their passage to the United States.' T. D. Sullivan will likely accompany them. Mr. Dillon, who. came to Dublin last night, was the center of an animated circle to-day. No note of despondency . was de tected in the utterances of the leaders of the . Laud League. On the other hand, there seemed to be fresh confidence and new enthusiasm. Instead of regarding the arrests as a calamity, the prevailing ten dency was to rejoice at them as a blessing in disguise. The action of Mr. Balfour the Nationalists hold to have been an immense tactical blunder for the government. They are satisfied that it will result in signal .advantages to the Irish cause. CEXEKAL FOREIGN NEWS. Lam Which German Miners Ask to Be Enacted In Their llehalf. Berlin, Sept 19. The session of Miners' Congress at Halle closed to-day. The con gress decided to present petitions to the Bundezrath. the Reichstag and the Diets, requesting passage of the following mining laws: That a shift shall, not exceed eight hours; that over time be abolished; that the shifts be reduced when the men are working in wet or heated places; that the minimum wages of pick men shall be 4. marks daily; that the wages of others shall be fixed in proportion; that wages shall be paid weekly; that a universal system of pay-books be adopted in vail mines; that a court of arbitration be formed to settle dis putes: that the sanitary arrangements of the mines shall be improved; that the re strictions now placed on miners moving from one district to another be removed; that the workmen be given control of the miners' co-operative unions; that foreign' labor be excluded; that the power of era- Iiloyers to dismiss their workingmen be imited. and that capitalist rings against labor be suppressed. Louis Michel Still Rebellions. London, Sept 10. Louise Michel, a noted Anarchist agitator, who is residing in a quiet southern suburb of London, is in very poor health and her friends are anxious over her condition. Her prolonged imprison ment seriously impaired her energies, and she is glad of the opportunity to recuper ate afforded by her present retirement. She has no desire to return to France lor some time to corns,' and is very emphatic in her denunciation' of the French government, which she says is less liberal than a mon archy. In fact she declares that she would throw her influence on the side of the Monarchists if they should openly enter the held against the Republicans. . , Strike Riots at Sydney. Sydney, N. S. W, Sept. 19. In conse quence of the absence of the regular dray men, who are on strike, and the inability of the employers to engage non-union men to fill their places, the wool merchants and squatters to-day drove their own wool drays to the quay. A mob hooted them and tried to prevent the unloading of the drays. Stones were thrown at the drivers, and the mob became so riotous that the mayor read the riot act The police and troopers then cleared the streets. Two thousand special constables have been enrolled. The Labor Conference has finally decided to call out the shearers and carriers next Wednesday. France Assisting Russia to Prepare for War. Paris, Sept 19. France has entered into contract to supply the Russian govern ment with an enormous number of rifles. According to the terms of the contract 600,000 of the weapons will be delivered within eighteen months. When Maj.-Gen. Baron Fredericks, the military attache of the Russian embassy here, quitted the ground on which the re view was held at Cambria, yesterday, ho was escorted to his residence by an enthu siastic crowd, who cheered him and shout ed, "Long live Russia." Portuguese Mob Fired on by Soldiers. Lisbon, Sept 19. On Wednesday night a mob attacked eight policemen in the street. A conflict arose, in which stones and revolvers were freely used. Forty two of the rioters were arrested. Later the riot became general and tho municipal guards were called out. The mob then took refuge in the cafe Martinno, in tho Plaza Dom Pedro, where the customers con sisted of journalists, deputies and mer chants. The soldiers fired into the build ing, wounding several of the occupants. Four Persons Burned to Death. Berlin. Sept. 19. A fire broke out last night in the house No. 134 Friedrich strasse, occupied by a wealthy merchant named Frichs and his famil3 His two daughters, aged sixteen and fourteen years, their gov erness and a maid were burned to death. When found their bodies were disfigured beyond recognition. She Was Burled Alive. Vienna, Sept 19. The body of a woman named Good was exhumed at Szedi for the purpose of an autopsy. When the colli n was opened it was found that the woman had been buried alive, aud that she had given birth to a child in the coffin. Ate Fruit of the Nightshade Plant Vienna, Sept 19. A family of eight per sons, consisting of father, mother and six children, has been killed at Pressburg. Hungary, by ignorantly eating the fruit of the nightshade plant Mail Steamer and Crew Lost. London, Sept 19. Advices from Hiogo state that the mail steamer Musaschi Maru, has been lost off Cochi, and that all of her crew, with the exception of one Japanese, were drowned. Cable Notes. Cholera has broken out among the Italian forces at Massowuh, The army maneuvers at Rohnstock con eluded yesterday. Kmpcror William led luial attack, ilmpviyr I'raacia Jo:epU was with the army of defense, which was successful. Osman Digna has arrived at Bandoub, and threatens to attack Suakim. Count Schlenitz, who had been ruined by. gambling, committed suicide at Berlin by shooting himself with a revolver. The last official act of Senor Hibeiroas Portuguese Minister of Foreign Affairs was to recognize the government of Brazil. HON. JOHN C. SEW AT JiEW lORK. He Talks with a Reporter on Current Topics llis Visit Uome Not Political. New York, Sept 10. Jno.C. New, Amer ican Consul-general to London, arrived in New York this morning on the steamer City ot Berlin, and is stopping at the Gilsey House. He said . ho came over to look after his private affairs, has sixty days7 leave of absence, and will next week go direct from here to his Indi anapolis home. As the President and Mr. Blaine are in other places, he said he would riot visit Washington until they, returned. Mr, New wanted it understood that his return had no political significance, and he had not consulted with any one about the next national campaign. English merchants were greatly inter ested, he said, in the McKinley bill, as they are so conservative that a new idea startles them. Mr. New is sanguine that after the law is in force a month British busi ness men will be satisfied with its workings. He also expressed his belief that England would before long increase the tarilf on many of her ' duti able articles. As a commercial representative of America in Eng land he declined to talk about the arrest of Dillon and O'Brien. He had not seen a copy of the federal election bill, but said that every man should have an uninterrupted right to vote, and, if not, his rights should be enforced by law. In Paris three weeks ago Mr. New met Minister Whitelaw Keid, who explained to him the retaliatory xneasuro against .France's prohibition of American pork. Mr. New said Minister Keid's arguments are unanswerable. Mr. New said Kobert T. Lincoln, American Minister to England, will, in October, re .turn to this country to see his family, now hens. Mr. New was positive that Mr. Lincoln's visit, like hs own, had no political importance. BONDS AND CASH MISSING. , $237,224 of the Assets of a Fire Insurance Com pany Mysteriously Disappear. ' - New York, Sept. 19. Much surprise was expressed in insurance circles to-day at a report to the ellect that $237,224 in bonds and cash, the assets of the Star Fire Insurance Company, had disappeared from a box in a safo deposit vault. The statement, published in an evening paper, purported to give the facts conceminglthe missing money and the affairs of the Star company. According to the sworn statement of President Nicholas C. Miller, filed Jan. 1, 1390, the assets of tho company amounted to the sum named, while the liabilities were S2C6.275. The report, as published, said that inquiring shareholders wero re ferred to W. E. Hoxie, one of the directors and an insurance-broker, as President Miller had gone, it was said, to Chicago and taken the key of the vault with him. Six weeks ago Mr. Hoxie was authorized, as stated, to go to Chicago to get the key. He returned with out it, and thereupon a resolution passed declaring a dividend of 20 per cent, to the share-holders was rescinded. It was further reported that Mr. Hoxie subsequently opened the safe deposit-box in tho presenco of Secre tary C. S. Middlebrook, Mr. Miller's son-in-law, and found in it, in stead of $230,000, an empty envelope. A reporter, who called at No. 68 Pine street this afternoon, was told that Mr. Miller had been in Chicago for some time and had not returned, and that the entire assets of the company were in Mr. Hoxie's charge. Mr. Hoxie could not be found. After repeated calls at his house on Greene avenue. Brook lyn, it was learned that he would not be at home till to-morrow. George R- Davis Elected Director-General. Chicago, Sept 19. At the meeting of the national world's fair commissioners this morning George R. Davis, of Chicago, was elected director-general of the exposition. The ballot resulted: Davis, 50; General Hastings, 32; McKenzie. C; Stevenson. 3; Price, 1, Mr. Davis's election was after wards made unanimous. The executive committee has made James A. McKenzie, of Kentucky, vice-chairman. This action makes the Kentucky commis sioner vice-director-general or bis princi pal assistant. A majority of the executive committee will sit permanently in Chicago. Quaker Fleeced Out of 85,000 by Sharpers. Cleveland, O., Sept. 19. Henry Burris, a wealthy Quaker farmer near Smithtield, J e Hereon county, was swindled out of $5,000 by two sharpers. They went to his house and offered to buy his farm. They left with him a satchel, tilled, as he sup posed, with money about 818,000 the sharpers said. A few days later they met Burris at Smithfield and asked for a loan of $5,000. Thinking the money in the satchel was amplo security Burris made the loan and the sharpers disappeared. The satchel was filled with paper and pieces of wood. Cowboy Killed for Shooting a Marshal. El Keno, I. T Sept 19. A terrible tragedy occurred here last evening, in which City Marshal John Nevit lost his life. A drunken cowboy named John Sparks . attempted to take the town. Nevit tried to quiet him. At this Sparks took offense and drew his revolver. Both tired at the same time. Sp&rks's bullet took effect in Nevit's stomach, causing nearly instant death. Sparl:s attempted to es cape, but a volley from the spectators halted him. Ono of the shots broke his arm. He was arrested. Miners Killed by Indians. Chloride, N. M.t Sept. 19. Oscar Pfaten naiser, thirty-two years old, was shot and killed on the 17th inst. while working at the Unknown mine, a few miles from Chloride, presumably by Indians. IHis body was "brought intohloTide yesterday. The same day Fred Baubach was shot and killed at SUver Mountain mine, twelve miles from Chloride, it is presumed also by Indians. Moccasin trails were traced in the vicinity. A posse has loft Chloride to warn the miners aud get information as to the killing of both men. Statue of Horace Greeley. New York, Sept. 19. Tho statue of Horace Greeley, at the entrance of the Tribune building, will be unveiled to morrow morning. Col. John Hay will pre side at the ceremonies. These will be opened with a prayer by Bishop Potter. Tnen the chairman will introduce Chaun cey M. Depew, who will deliver an address, at the close of which the statue will be unveiled by Miss Greeley. Cappa'a Sev enth Kegiment band will play 'America," and Bishop Potter will pronounce tho ben ediction. m s Movements of Steamers. New York, Sept 19. Arrived: Britan nic City of Berlin and Bothnia, from Liv erpool: Greece, from Loudon; Normania, from Hamburg; Kotterdaui, from Amster dam; Trave, from Bremen. Brow Head, Sept. 19. Arrived: Etruria, from New York, for Liverpool. Lizard. Sept 19. Passed: Friesland, from New York, for Antwerp. Bremeruavkn, Sept. 19. Arrived: Aller, from New York. s . Billy Myer's Latest Offer. New Orleans, Sept. 19. Billy Myer, of Streator, 111., left for home this evening, having failed in his efforts to get a tight ott' either Jlowen or Carroll. He, however, left a forfeit of $250 tor a tight with Jack McAuliffo before one of the New Orleans clubs for a purse of $3,000 a side, and the light-weight championship, the light to tako place about the 10th of February. Sees Calamity in the McKinley Dill. London, Sept. 20. Tbo Telegraph ad vises European nations desirous of avoid ing calamaties likelv to arise from the op erations of the Mckinley bill to promote freedom of trade among themselves. WILL KOT BE TAKEN LACK The Strikers Who Left the Employ of tho New York Central Left for Good. Webb Says the Road Will Stand ly the New Men Probability of a Strike in the Illi nois Coal Fields Printers in Jail. Albany, X. Y., Sept 19. II. Walter "Webb, third vice-president of the New York Central railroad, who has been west as far as Buffalo inspecting the workings of the road, arrived at Albany at 5:S0 r. m. to day," on his palace car Grassmere, accom panied by superintendent of Motive Power Buchanan. An Associated Press reporter, who was in the depot at the time of his ar rival, asked Mr. Webb how 60on the strikers would be reinstated. In answer to this and several other questions. Mr. Webb said: "It may as well be understood right here that, from now on, none of tho strikers on the Central road, between New York and Buf lo inclusive, will be reinstated.. It is better for the men, for their famil ies, and for all concerned, to know now that none of the men who are ont will be taken back. The men left the employ of the company six weeks ago to-night, and they have had ample opportunity to apply for work before this week. They well understood the policy of the road from the beginning and they have seen it success fully established, f hey did not seek re employment until the strike had been de clared off, and since then they have nearly all asked to be put to work. This would be impossible, as wo have enough men now in our employ to operate the road in all its departments. During the last few days we have weeded out all the undesirable men who usually slip into employment dnring a strike, and we now have an experienced class of men. Then, again, in justice to the old men who have been loyal to the company and to the new men who came to our assistance when their services were welcome, we could not reinstate any of the strikers, especially by turning any of our new men away. Even if any of the new men should leave, their places will be tilled by new men. as we have firmly determined not to employ men who have been doing all in their power during the last six weeks to injuro the road." Southern Illinois Miners. Chicago, Sept. 19. The rumor that Pat rick McBride, member of the executive board of the United Mine-workers, was on his way to Springfield yesterday from Pennsylvania to stir up the miners in this State and Indiana, caused much excite ment among operators whose offices are in Chicago. The Brazil block coal people ex hibited a contract that was binding on their Indiana workers until May 1, 1891, and they claimed it could not bo their men who were going to strike. Tho same was true with the Wilmington and the Scott companies. During the day, however, a report was received from southern Illinois saying that there can be but little doubt that a strike will bo ordered in that region around Springfield, Danville, Mount Ohvot and Belleville. The prices paid mine workers below Springfield are much less than those received in Indiana and north ern Illinois, This, it is said, has been due as much to lack of organization on the part of the workers as to any other cause, . and the movement is with a view to bettering the condition of the ten thousand miners in that locality. The Consolidated Coal Company alone has about eighty mines in operation, and it is supposed that the men will all walk out of these. It was not thought the strike could extend further north, perhaps, than the. region of Grape creek and Danville. The Spokane Falls Strike a Failnre. Spokane Falls, Sept 19. The carpen ters strike on the exposition building is a failure. Bankers, merchants, professional men and capitalists rallied at the btdlding yesterday by the score. It was an inspiring sight. Hon, A. McCannon, father of Spo kane Falls, with his long white patriarchal beard, clad in blue overalls and hammer in hand, was one of the first to arrive at the building. Nearly every banker in town re sponded to the call, and when night came the superintendent declared that more work and better results had been accom plished than upon any previous day. A large number of strikers gathered upon the grounds early in the morning, but the cheering of the workmen as new recruits kept arriving had a depressing ellect upon them and they soon faded away. The en thusiasm and spirit of the people is remark able. The affair is the most exciting incident in the history of the city, with the excep tion of the great fire last year. A general strike of all union carpenters in this city was carried out to-day. This was done in the hope of forcing tho public to exert its pressure against the boycotted mill company to induce it to yield to tho demand of its employes. "Altogether 6o0 union men have gone out. including two hundred at work on tho exposition building. Work on that great structure goes merrily forward. A larger force is now on the building than before the strike. The surrounding towns and cities are offer ing to send non-union carpenters. Thei strikers are eager to arbitrate, but are met with the statement that there is nothing to arbitrate. . Non-Union t 'rioters Assaulted. Monmouth, i'! , Sept 19. The union printers on the Daily Journal, of this city, struck last Tuesday. The force was about evenly divided between union and non union men. The foreman, who was a re cent acquisition to the force, discharged a non-union man to make room for one who belonged to the union. The proprietor would not allow this, whereupon the union men quit work, forcing the non-union men togoout also. Tuesday night the union men received information that Linn, , one of the non-union men, was going to work the next day. They immediately visited him and threatened to kill him unless he left town immediately.. He was last seen being escorted to the depot Jt is feared by some that Linn has met with foul play. Lebnecher, another non-union man. went to work Wednesday. When he left the of fice the union men, who were lying in wait, assaulted him with clubs and brickbats, aud would probably have seriously injured him but for the intervention of some citi zens. The affair caused much excitement, and the alleged leaders of the strike have been indicted by the grand prtry for con spiracy and intimidation. Fivr. are now in jail and quiet has been restore!. . Illinois Central Trainmen. Chicago, Sept. 19. The committee rep resenting the trainmen employed on the entire system of the Illinois Central rail road waited on General managers Beck and Sullivan to-day, in pursuance of an agree ment made a few weeks ago, at which time a number of grievances of tho men were presented. At to-day's conference the re sult was hardly of a nature to please the committee, and it may require all of next week before an adjustment of the ditler ences can be arrived at Tho men demand an all-around advance in the scaie of wages now paid of about S3 per cent Toledo to lie Headquarters for Conductors. Toledo, 0. Sept 19. The International Brotherhood of Kailroad Conductors to-day practically decided two things: First, that Toledo will bo selected for the headquarters of the order, and, second, the re-election of Grand Chief Conductor Geo. W. Howard for next year. The salary of that office was formally increased by 81.000. but on Mr. Howard's protest it was fixed at the same figure as before. $3,000. Considerable time to-day was speut in the consideration of secret work of the order. The conven tion will remain in session several days yet. Wages Increased Ly Vie Tariff New Yokk, Sent. 19. The last shops have just acceded to the demand of tho gold- beators for increased waf.es, aud now 1,000 nf them throuirhont tlit ronntrv nre nt work at an increase from $9.50 to $13.00 per wek for workers by the week and from 4 to 0.25 for beatiua fifty pennyweight tor piece-workers. Charles Brice, chairman of tho gold and silver-beaters' national tariff committee, ascribes the' success of the strike to the McKinley bill, which pro vides for an increase of duty on gold-leaf of S313 percent. THE FRIENDS CIIURCII. TroceediDss of the Western Yearly Meeting; in Session at PlainfielJ. Special to the Indianapolis Journal. Plainfield, Ind., Sept. 19. The Western Yearly Meeting of the Friends Church com menced its annual session here yesterday. A large committee appointed last year on the revision of the Book of Discipline, met at 9 o'clock a. m., and a regular me jtingof the representation meeting, a body repre senting the "yearly meeting during its re cess, was held in tho west room at 10 o'clock. The attendance was small, the members of that body not having yet arrived. Ko business of special importance was trans acted. Some general routine matters were attended to and an adjournment taken to a later day. At 2 o'clock p. m. the meeting for ministry and oversisht, composed of the ministers, elders and overseers of the yearly meeting convened as usual. The attendance was larger than usual. The deep reverential silence which covered the assem bly at its ODonincr was broken by the earnest words of prayer by Calvin W. Pritchard, of Western Springs. 111., editor of the Christian Worker, followed by Francis W. Thomas, of Dun- reith, Ind., and Anthony Kimber, of rro vi olence, ic 1. Mne key-note of the church's need was touched by a few pertinent re marks of John Henry Douglas, of Iowa. David Hadley, the vearly meeting's snper- ,1 a. i? 1 r 1 a. 1 juicuucui ox evangelistic anu pastoral work, called for a special season of confes sion and nraver. manv kneeling with him. Nathan II. Black, who has served the meet ing as its clerk for many years, read the opening minutes and called the names of delegates, forty-one being present and twenty-one absent. x lhe credentials of the visitinir ministers in attendance were read for Amos Bond and F. W. Thomas, of the Indiana yearly meet ing; Amy L. Trueblood, of Archer, Fla.; Barcley Jones, of .New lork yearly meet ing; John Henry DoUglas and Enos P. fctubus, of the Iowa yearly meeting. Also there were present Anthony Kim ber and George M. Chase, of Khode Island. without credentials. A committee, with Samuel Trueblood as chairman, was appointed to prepare a suit able essay or minute, expressing tho spir itual exercise of the meeting, to bo read and adopted at a future sitting. At 7 p. m. a devotional meeting was held in the west room. Orlando Tomhuson led tho song service, and vocal prayer was of- ierea oy Mother .Laura S. Haviland, of Chi cago, now in her eighty-first year. Enos P. Stubbs read from Second Peter, first chap ter, and commented briefly on tho reading. A praise service was led by David Hadly, in which prayer, eong and testimony pro vailed. At the close E. C. Silcr suggested the thought that possibly we fail in our spiritual work for the want of detiniteness, and urged that we make our pravera. testi monies and service for Christ specific, driv ing direct at that which we need or desire to accomplish. He cited the practice, of John Wesley, in his work for the salvation of souls, in his great meetings, in his day of having one mourners' bench for all who were seeking pardon for sin, and another for all Christians seeking sanctilication. This morning an adjourned meeting for ministers and elders was held in the west room at 8 o'clock. The delegates, as di rected at the last meeting, reported N. H. Clark and Lydia Ann Perisboe for clerks for the ensuing year. A number of dele gates not present yesterday answered to their names this morning. Credentials were read for Dr. Elias Jessup. of Law rence, Kan., and Richard A. Cox, his com- anion, who were present. The queries ad ressed to this body were read, and a sum mary of tho answers from the quarterly meeting, setting forth the-standidg of the members, from which is gleaned the follow ing statement: A commendable interest is manifested in the work of the conversion of sinners and in the building up of the be lievers in the faith and hope of the gospel, and, with but little exception, unity pre vails among the brethren, and a religious concern is apparent for the advancement of the truth as it is in Christ and in the support of the discipline of the chnrch. Care is taken in family discipline and in the right training of the children and youth in a religious life and conversation, and a belief expressed that all are sound in tho doctrine of Christ. In the discussion of these important subjects earnest and en couraging remarks were made by Barclay Jones, Amos Bond, Francis W. Thomas, B. C. Hobbsand Laura S. Haviland A devotional meeting was held at the same hour in the tent. The service was led by John Henry Douglass, opened by song and prayer. The theme of the hour was "Pres ent Acceptance." At the closo of the ser mon way was made for testimony, . and many gave pointed testimony to present salvation. The first regular business session of the yearly meeting began at 10 o'clock, a large attendance being present. "All Hail the Power of Jesus' Name" was sung, and prayer was offered by Levi Kees and others. The clerk of last year, Simon Hadly, and his assistant, Thos. C. Brown, were pres ent. Dr. Enoch Pritchard, of Vermillion quarter, was named to take the place of second assistant, made vacant by the re moval of Isaac A. Woodard to Kansas. A call of delegates showed sixty present, a few beingabsent. A few of the care-takers appointed by the quarterly meetings were present, Credentials for visiting Friends Were read for all in attendance. In addi tion to those already reported were: Amos Hanway, a minister, and Israel A. Terrell, a member from the Indiana Yearly Meeting; Jacob Baker, of the Ohio Yearly Meeting, and Cyrus R. Dixon and wife, of Whittier, Cal. A committee, with Enos Kendall as chairman, was appointed to prepare and pioduce to a future sitting properreturning minutes. The printing committee of last year made their report, and a committee was appointed for this year, with William L. Pyle as chairman. A committee to give assistance to visiting ministers was next appoiuted. The care of the morning and evening meetings was delegated to the evangelistic and pastoral committee. A committee on reports to the press was ap pointed, consisting of E. C. Siler. B. C. llobba and S. Edgar Nicholson. A commit tee to report the names of an evangelistic committee to a future sitting was appointed. The meeting met again at 2 o'clock p. m. in joint session in the west room. The del egates to whom was referred the selection of clerks for both men's and women's meet ings proposed Simon Hadley for clerk, who will act as the presiding officer of tho meet ings, S. Edgar Nicholson for recording clerk, Thomas C. Brown for reading clerk, and William L. Pyle for messenger; also, for women's meetings, Dinah T. Henderson for clerk, Eliza C. Armstrong and Sarah Kelsey for assistant clerks, and Mattie E. Newlin for messenger, who were appointed to the service. The consideration of the new Dis cipline occupied tho remainder of this ses sion. The report was read by Thomas C. Brown, and altera lengthy discussion, re sulting in the printing of tho same for ex amination by the members, final action was relegated to tho assembly next year. mm y Obituary. Buffalo, N. Y., Sept. 18. Robert Dun bar died here 3'esterday aged seventy-seven years. Ho was an expert . mechanica engineer, proprietor of tho Easle iron works, and was the father of the present system of grain elevators. He built most of those in Buffalo, also designed elevators at Liverpool and Hull, England, and Odessa, Russia, besides New York aud other points in this country and Canada. Hap.TFOHD, Conn., Sept 19. Mrs. Luc3' Morgauy Goodwin, widow of Maj. James Goodwiu, and sister of Junius S. Goodwin, the eminent London banker, died at her home in this city, this evening, at the age of seventy-nine. She was most attractive personally and has. done much for useful charitable institutions. Kxoxvili.e. Tenn., Sept, 19. Jacob M. Thornburgh, ex-member of Congress from the Second Tennessee district, died here this morning, aged fifty-two years. Loss by the Iowa Tornado. Omaha, Neb., Sept 19. Special dispatches confirm last night's report of a tornado in the vicinity ot Manning, la. Wm. Ferry and child were killed, and a number of other persons were injured. The lost of property will amount to several thousand dollars. Tho roof of tho school building at Massena was blown oft', but aside from this 110 damage is repotted. Highest of all in Leavening Power. mm ABSOHJIEEif WEE THIRTY BUILDINGS BURNED. An Incendiary Fire Causes a Ixss of About SI 00,000 at White Hall. Mich. WniTEHALiv Mich., Sept 19. An incen diary fire swept away the business portion of this place at an early hour this morning. Thirty buildings were consumed. Careful estimates place the loss at 100,000. ' The following business houses were destroyed: Lyman Covell, brick block, loss $35,000; in surance, $20,000. M. B. Covell, brick store, $0,000; insured. E. M. Buggies, opera-house, $18,000; insurance. $12,000. E. M. Ruggles, roller-skating-rink, $2,000; no insurance. E. II. Harwood's stock of liquors, $1,000. Harwood's two brick stores and furniture, S4.000; insurance. $3,500. Lyman Covell's drug store, $7,000; insurance, 4,500. E. J. Smith, store, $J,000; E. M. Green, brick store and contents, $20,000; insured. Reed &. Son's, clothing, $2,700; no insurance. Ma sonic and Odd-fellows' Hall, contents, $4, 000; insured. National bank. $4,000; insured. White's clothing .store, $4,000: insured. French's clothing store, $1,500; Insurance. $800. James Williams, furniture and fix tures. $500; Frank Marigold, jewelry, $2,000; insured. Other Losses by Fire. Chicago, Sept 19. The school-house at Washington Heights burned last night The fire is supposed to have been the work of incendiaries, as no fire had been used in the building since last spring. Loss, 10, 000; insurance, $15,000. South Haven. Mich., Set. 1. 19. A consid erable portion of the village of South Haven was destroyed by an incendiary fire, which was discoveied about midnight last night. Eleven buildings were burned. The loss is about $70,000; insurance light Uxiox, la.. Sept 19. Benson's flouring mill, one of tho largest in the State, was struck, by lightning last night and de stroyed, together with 9.000 bushels of wheat and considerable flour. The loss is $50,000; insurance, $10,000. TELEGRAPHIC BREVITIES. J. Rex Burchell is on trial at Wooustock, Ont, for the murder of Frederick C- Ben well in February last The boiler of a threshing-machine ex ploded yesterday morning at Mar h'ield, O., killing two men Davis and Haynio. An attempt was made to wreck a train on the Chicago & Northwestern, near Chicago, Wednesday night. Huge stones were piled on the track. The dismasted ship Challenger, before re ported off Highland light, was picked up Thursday night by a tug and towed to quarantine at Boston. She will bo brought to Boston. Mand Hein, the third victim of her mur derous father, died at Portsmouth, N. II., yesterday. The funerals of the father and the daughters, Carrie, Bertha and Maud, will be held this afternoon. Esther Lorenger, a pretty blonde, seven teen years old, left Detroit for Chicago on Wednesday evening, and has not since been seen. She had neither money nor the ad dress of her friends, and is now, in all prob ability, lost in the city. The body of a man washed ashore at Rockaway Beach a few days ago has been identified as Joseph Haas, of Pittsburg, a passenger on tho steamer Veendam, which left here Sept. C. He is supposed to have jumped overboard somewhere near the Nar rows, Edson Gregg, a era in merchant of St Jo seph, Mo., is on trial at Chicago. It is al leged that he swindled Willis F. Johnson and J. Schuyler, grain merchants, a year ago. They charge Gregg with borrowing $15,000 for them on false pretenses and never repaying the money. Five tramps were stealing a ride in a freight-car on the the Santo Fe road, near Carrollton, Vo. It was thrown from the track, and W. C. Drake, of Miles City, Mo., and W. C. Bates, in whose pockets were letters from his wife, at Johnston. 1L I., were killed. The others were injured. Arrangements for the world's convention of the German Catholics in Pittsburg, next week, are about completed. The conven tion will be in session four days, and elab orate preparations for tho entertainment of the delegates have been made. Several thousand delegates and visitors aro ex pected. Charles E. Wellborn, a real-estate agent, is under arrest at Birmingham, Ala., charged with using the mails for fraudu lent purposes. His letter-heads stated him to bo the representative of the "American Timber-land Company," with a capital of ten millions, which concern is alleged to bo a myth. An attempt was made Thursday night to wreck a Cleveland. Sandusky & Cincinnati passencer train of twelve cars returning from the Ohio State fair, and laden with passengers. Ten ties were piled on the track between London and Lilly CbapeL The engine struck them and was badly damaged, but kept the track. ISusiness mbarrasiments. St. Louis. Sept. 19. The Batch elder egg case factory, at Helena, Ark., said to be the largest box factory in America, was sold by the sheriff' yesterday on attachments of local creditors. The company's principal offices are in St Louis and Chicago. The particulars of the failure are 'not yet known, but it is said St Louis banks will lose $C0,000; Chicago, $7,000, and the Lima (O.) Egg-case Company $25,000. The com pany's mill and lumber at Helena brought $.', 000, and the company still holds valu able patents. Wife Marder and Suicide. Springfield. O., Sept 19. Charles Drumm, proprietor of a wine-house, last evening, in a fit of rage occasioned by jeal ousy, shot his wife, and then with the same weapon ended his own life. Both died in stantly. Drumm is supposed to have been under the influence of liquor. Drumm was a prominent German and well educated. He was a native of Germany, end had reV sided here several years. Both victims wero about thirty-five years old. Drlce's JJack Taxes. Toledo Blade. If Calvin S. Brice is a citizen of Ohio he justly owes the State this money, and his failure and refusal to pay it stamps him as a man endeavoring to defraud the State of its lawful revenue. If he is not a citizen of Ohio, but of New York, then he does not owe this money. But under these circum stances he was unlawfully elected to the United States Senate, and should never be allowed to take his seat in that body. Anarchists Engaged in Good Work. Chicago Journal. Tired of their unavailing assaults upon society, tho Anarchists are now assaulting each other. Mr. Louis Ziller was set upon the other nicht by a brother of the late August Spies and pounded black and blue. Now let Mr. Ziller s friends rally and return tho compliment This good work should not be discouraged. Found a Chunk of Truth. Sprinpficld Republican. The New York mass-meetingof workmen, in approval of the railroad strike at least, mauaged to resolve that the governing powers of the State were responsible for the introduction of tho Pinkcrton merce naries, and Mr. Powderly advised all present never to vote for Governor Hill again. Who Fays the 850 a Mght? Detroit Tribune. Does ox-Governor St John, of Kansas, the third-party leader, think he is fooling any body by going around in Michigan talking free trade to prohibition audiences? Every where he goes it is tbesamoold story about his short talk on prohibition and his long aud wild harangue against the Republican party and in favor of free trade. Ho is ftioply epreodinj the belief that ijo ft in U. S. Gov't Report, Aug; 17, RAILWAY TISUS-TAJUJCCt. Prom Indianapolis Union SUooo, ennsylvania Lines. fast West iouth Morta. irnitLM rtm bv Centrul Standat d Tun. Leave for Httsnurg. Baltimore c d."i:15 iq, Washinjrton, Philadelphia and New d 3:00 p m. York. CdflrSOpm, Arrive from the East, d 11:40 am., d 18:30 pm. andd 10:00 pm. Leave for Oolumbus, 9:00 am.; arrive frorx Ooluinbus, 3:45 pin.; leave for itlchmo&d, 4:00 pin.: arrive from lUohmonfl. 10:00 &tn Leave for Chicago., d 11:05 am., d 11:30 prc arrive from Ohlcatto, d 3:30 cm.; d 3:40 am. Leave for Lotus Yiilo, d 3:33 am- 8:15 anu, d 3:35 pm. Arrive from Louisville, d 11:00 aoL, 6:25 pro., d 10:3O pm. Leave for Columbus, 5:30 pm. Ariiro fro ax Columbus. 10:05 am. Leave for Vlnoennes and Cairo. 7:20 am 3:30 pm.; arrive from Vlaoennea and Cairo; 11:10 am, 9:10 pm. d, dally; other trains except Sunday. TfANDALIA LINE 8HOUTJST HOUXIS TO tT. LOOS AND THE WfcslT. Trains arrlre and leave Indianapolis as follows: Leave for S t. Louis, 7:30 am, 11:30 am, 1;00 p m, 11:03 pzn. OreenoasUe and TerreKante AccoraMailon, 4:00 mn, Arrive from tit. Louis, 315 am. 4:15 am, 50 pia, 5;'i J pm, 7:45 pm. Terra II sate and Green castle Aff com'datlon, 1 0:00 am. Sleeping and Parlor Cars are run on through trains. For rates and Information apply to ticket grnuuf the company, or IL It. DElilNG. Asautant General Passenger Ajtent , "THE VESTLBULED PULLMAN CAR LINC, llMlUMI.! UIVB IKDIAKAPOUS. No. 38 Monon Ace, ex. Sunday 3:15 pn Ho. 32-ChleAfo Llm Pullman VesUbulod coaches, parlor aud dlniuj; oax. daily 11:20 am Arrive lu Ohicajro ftrlo pm. Ko.34-CLlcago Night Ex., Pnllraaa VesU- Luled ooaches and slefior. daily 12:40 am Arrive in Chicago 7:35 am. A It RIVE AT IN L) IAN A PO LIS. No. 31 Vestibulo, daily 3:00 pm No. 33 Vestibule, daily 3:45 am No. 3i Monon Ace, ex. Sunday 10:10 am No. 48 Local freight leaves Alabama-at. yard ut 7:05 am. Pullman Vestibuled 8!eepersfor Chicago stand at west eid of Union Station, and can be taken at ti;3J p. m., dally. Ticket Offices No. 20 South Illinois street and at Union Station. s Wrcuglt-Iroa Pfpa roa Gas.Steam&Water Boiler Tubes, Out anl Malleable Iron Fltttm,9 (Mack and palvatiieod). Valves. 8 top Cools, Engine TrimnilnTB, Steam Gauoa, Pipe Tonjrs, Pipe Cutters Vises, ftcrew Plates and Dies, Wrenches, team Traps, Pumps, Kitchen ins, Ilose, Belting. IJah bltx Metal, eolderTwhitA and Colored Wiping Waste, and ail other supplies used m connection with Gas. Steam and Water. Natural Gas Supplies a specialty. Steom-heatini; Apparatus for Public Bnildinjr. store rooms. Mills. Shops, Facto ries. Laundries, Lumber Dry-houses, eta Cut and Thread to order any six Wroughtdron Pipe from Inch to 1 2 inches diameter. KNIQIIT A JXLLSON. 7o& 77 S.Pcnnsylvania5 the service of the Democratic party, and this belief, we are glad to know, has taken deep root in the third party itself, and many of the honest rank and file of that party have no farther U6e for the Kansas demagogue. A 'deeded Reform. Owen County Journal. That plank of the Republican platform fa voring non-partisan control of the benevo lent institutions of the State must meet the hearty approval of every oue who desires the best possible results from the large annual expenditure of money for their support. We have had sad experi ence of partisan control. The Harmon Gapen management of the Insane Asylum should be rendered impossible in the fut ure by removing the control of these insti tutions beyond the pale of partisan politics. Mind That Philadelphia Inquirer. A Canada paper thinks tho Uoited States is ripe for annexation. It is. Anytime that Canada chooses to come in and ask for annexation she will be accommodated; But the United States isn't going to ask to be annexed to Canada; our northern friends don't want to make any mistake about that. . An Impossible Job. ' Springfield Republican (Mug.) It is slowly dawning upon the minds of all but the most hopeless Bourbon members of theMississinpi constitutional convention that to maintain "white premacy" by re stricting negro suffrage, without violating the Constitution of the United States, is practically impossible. Ju and 7. Toledo Blade. "Pack my box with five dozen liquor jugs" may be a pan-alphabetical sentence, but it doesn't sound a Dit well. Besides, there's no sense in it. If the jugs were empty they would be of no use, and if they were full they would furnish material for a year's jag Looks Like It. Washington Post. There is ovidently an attempt on the part of tho Republicans of South Carolina to force the junior Pennsylvania Senator into the Democratic party. In their resolutions on the Kennedy speech they refer to him as "Senator McQuay." m Majorities Mad While Tou Walt. Buffalo Commercial. Arkansas can furnish Democratic majori ties in quantities to suit any demand. If any Democratic candidate does not seo what majority he wants he has only to ask for it, and it will be manufactured for hiui whilo he waits. A Heckles Way or Fighting. Detroit Tribune. Knpland's "strong allies in the United States" are still doing their best to . defeat the McKinley bill. The New York import ers have been trying to get up a financial scare on account of it. "Anything to bent Grant," ... Itllfsiaslppi Democrats. Brooslyn Eaple (Du.) It is a fact calculated to handicap tb ft educational programme of the Mississippi Farmers' Alliance that a majority of tbeut can neither read nor write. Delieve Veterans to De Pickpockets. Chicago Tost (Dem.) Tho veterans at an Indiana reunion wer victimized by a gang of pickpockets. They kuow how it is themselves now. The More Dangerous Dieae. Philadelphia Press. The day has cone by when cholera oP.Vrs serious peril to a civilized community. V.' wish people were half as much afraid of ty phoid. EnglUh as Mutilated in Canada. Yenowiuc's News. The Knglish lancuuge as ventilated in Canada permits a 'Dominion jouruulUl to write: "lie fell down a hoist." An ele vator well was meant. Can Retire on 1 ools Ixsses, Chicago Post. Gen. G. T. Beauregard may soou be look ing out for another job . if the lottery is. wiped out. WL I ktiai mi iir i 1U09- on