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Fund of California, $4,000; Agricultural ofjfater-
For You!
town. si. Y. $ 6,000; Hamburg or uremen, wv.
Phcenix 01 Hartford, $i.oo.
Wo have placed our $20 Suits
alato purchase of Light-colored
Cassimere3, Bluo and Black
Cheviots (in Sacks and Frocks)
on sale at
Greater value never was offered.
3 and 7 "West Washington St.
The Keeley Institute
Ka'tiblihd Mnroh 10, 1801.
1 11 U
The only KEELEY INSTITUTE In this vicinity
rCCitr Office Room 16. Masonic Tsmple, Indian
spolla, where those Interested can call or aUlres us
fur conauiution, formation or literature bearing on
the subject.
(htjp a St Iocs, eoute. '
rraiiis step to reeel-re and doUrer paxaenirers at M1V
way FlaUance, Hyde Park, Thirty-ninth street.
Twenty-second street and the nrw passenger station
f the lilinoia Central at Twelfth street, only a short
Aintdiice from the Auditoiiam.
Trains Miter Chicago on elevated tracks, passing
fllrectly through the World's Fair grounds, giving
full Tiw of pi on ii In aid biiii.linjro.
World's Fair ticaets are good ,oing and returning
en any train nntil November 5. ami do not require
liampiDfur return passage.
Chicago tram leave Jndianapoha dally at 12:01
soonsnd 12:45 night, Arrive Chicago daily 5:3J p.
61. and 7:45 a in.
Ticfcets willbeonsalo at No. 1 East Waahlncrton
it re-1, 3 Jackson place, Massachusetts avenae and
L -ion Station.
. II. M. BRONSON. A. G. P. A.
TIONS bv this Route.
CITY TICKET OFFICES Corner Illinois street
and Kentncky avenue. 13-1 South Illinois street, and
Union fcutkm.
II. J. It II EI N, General Agent
L., N. A. A C ITY.
8 Bound Trip S
Tickets gcod returning until Not. 5.
Trains leave for Chicago at 11.23 a, m. and 12:50
ilom.n Accommodation 5:20 p.m.
Arrive from Chicaco ut 3:5 a. m. an1 4:20 p m.
Mouon Accommodation urrivea at 10:40 a. in.
Ticket office. '2G Jouth Illinois street,
Union Station and Maasachusetta avenne
Oi Interest to Inventors
The American Newspaper
Publishers' Association, of
which this paper is a member,
has a standing offer of a gold
medal, valued at $50, to bo
awarded to any one who in
vents any mechanical device
whereby the process of pro
ducing newspapers is cheap
ened, or that will bo in any
way a benefit to publishers.
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dress the Secretary at the of
fice, 206 Potter Building,
New York.
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Money advanced on fonicrni!fnU Kerirerd re
relrta irtrrn. .Nni 205 to i7.t J-OUTII rKNNSYL.
VANIASTKEET. Teleylnne U43.
Pest ix tti worib.
CUE illJJUS, West Washington strecW
E7 Thunder showers; south winds.
For the Men
That Are to
This week wo show MOTIIERS how much FIVE DOLLARS will
bay for their small boys.
A jrreat variety SC, 87 and S3 Suits your choice for $5. This
includes tho nobbiest 6tyle Jerseys, Junior?, Reefers, Russian
Blouse, Sailors, Single and Double-breasted Suits, etc
Children's Hose that have leen selling at
1 Jcijjj
Importers, Jobbors, Dry Goods, Notions, Woolens, Etc,
(Wholesale Exclusively.)
FOR tho purpose of CLEANING UP all ODD LOTS and BROKEN LINES pre
vious to our usual SEMI-ANNUAL INVENTORY (May 31), we shall make
very low prices throughout all departments, in many cases without rogard to pres
ent value.
We are especially interested this season in reducing our open stocks to lowest
possible point in order to facilitate extensive improvements and additions to our
salesrooms, now in process of construction. The Trade favoring us with their at
tention may rely on lower quotations than will probably be generally offered.
Cigars mado out of baled hay, mullein, red clover, cabbage
and jimson weed.
But you are foolish to make such an investment when you
can get a nickel cigar mado entirely of tobacco, clear Havana
filler and choice Sumatra wrapper. Such a cigar is the peerless
Tho host 5 cent cigar sold anywhere
for it
N. R. Ruckle, Prest. '
T. 0. Callis,
Lithograph and Engraving Co.
There is an upward tendency in the quality and character of
The Advertisers who are moat successful, and whose business la dependent on immediate responses
from tho purobRfdnjc public, reek the aid of the artlt of skill more than formerly. That tho best la
none too cood la frequently the judgment of tlio largest advertisers, and the theory is evidently a
source of profitable Investment.
The work of this company' embraces every elas of newspaper and magazine Illustrating and
engraving, manufacture of plates for book Illustration, publication of art works and Hne books.
The successful operation of this process is tho greatest addition to the printing trade which has been
achieved in yearn. Correspondence concerning this process is invited.
For general llhutratlon and holiday numbers we are offering the finest work that has been done
In the photo-mechanical art in this country.
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Fracture Splint. apelal Truaaei, Crntohe. HLwtlo
Hosiery, Deformuy Braoea and Sargical ApolHucea
ot every kind. The lariat atock of ARTIj?ICIAl
LYEala theStaU. wiiL II. AUUdTUJi & OJ
77 boat t Illlnji Ssrn:
The Alarrhee the Osteoma of an Infatuation
with her Private Physician.
New York, May 21. Toang Mrs. Blaine,
it is reported, is to chance her name. She
is going to bo married to Dr. William T.
Ever since Dr. Ball was. called in to at
tend Mrs. Blaine professionally, when she
lying ill with rheumatism at the New
York Hotel, there has been a suggestion of
romance abont their association. They
only recently became engaged. The wed
din will not be Jong deterred. According
to present arrangement it i fixed for
early in Jane. Mr. Blnine obtained a di
vorce troua young Blaine a year apolaat
r'ebrnary. Sbo went to Dakota for that
purpose, and her husband put in no ue
lense. Kutland Investment Company rll.
Rutland, Vr.. May 21. The Vermont In
eatment and (jiiarantee Company and the
tirm of Hammond Bush fe Co., bankers,
located at Orwell, twenty-live mile3 from
this city, have anepended. The distrust
orcisioneil by the recent lallnres in the
West has rendered unavailable a largo
an:onnt of Western securities held by them
or raising funds needed to meet maturing
Chronic Loonenens of the Ilotcel
Results from imperfect digestion. The
cause lies in the torpidity of the liver and
the euro is take Simmons Liver Regulator
to aid digestion, to stimulate the dull and
sluggish liver and to regulate tho bowels.
2Qc,this tceeh two pairs for 25c; fast
No artificial flavor. Ask your dealer
' :
Philip F. Igoe, Vice Prcst. and Treas
L'ichteen OrJifncd Wcmen Poachers on' the
Platform at the Art Institute.
CniCAGO. May 21. Eighteen ordained
women ministers of the goipel, represent
ing thirteen different denominations, sat on
the speakers' platform at tho religions
services held this morning by the world's
congress of representative women. The
women who took active part in the serv
ices were thelievs. Mrs. Tapper Wilkes,
ot St. Pan!; Mrs. Mary SafTurd, of Sioux
City; Mrs. Florence Kollock, of Pasadena,
CaL: Miss Anna II. Shaw and Mrs. Caro
line J. Barttett. of Kalamazoo; Mrs. Mary
Moreland and Mrs. Jennette Olmstead. of
Olivette, O., and Mrs. May Wright Bewail.
Kev. Jeanuotte Olmstead invoked the
divine blessing on the work of the congress.
Rev. Emily Gordon recited the hymn
"Rise Up. Risn Ud. O Women!" and ftev.
Florence Kollock o tie red prayer and deliv
ered a short address. The sermon was de
livered by Anna 11. Shaw, and at its con
clusion a bymn was recited by Key. Marv
Moreland. Rev, Mary S afford pronounced
the benediction.
The attendance at the various meetings
of the women's congresses at the Art Insti
tute was very large this afternoon. Great
interest was taken in the meeting in Hail
8. wnirh was comfortably filled. A rs. E.
B. Grannis. president of the Social Pnnty
League, delivered a short address. Speech
es were made by. Mrs. Isabella Lake, of
Chicago. Mrs. Mary Lowe Dickinson. Mrs.
Arthnr Smith and others. The laborex
perienee meotlng. which was not largely
attended, listened to addresses from Eliza
beth Lyle Saxton. of New Orleans; Hen
rietta Keyser, of New York, Clara Faltr, of
San Franoisco, and Miss Jane Vdcnis, of
An Ohio Morder nd 8olclde.
Marietta, O., May 21. George Lank
ford, a saloon keeper and prize tighter, shot
and instantly killed his wife and then
tired a bullet through his own train, caus
ing his death two boors later. The conple
had been married six months and had
quarreled constantly. Mrs. Lankford be
ing insanely jealcns ot hei bosband.
Ten Men Hemmed In by Blaze?, Unable
to Beat a Path Through the Flames.
Eight of the Unfortunates Plunge Into a Shal
low Well, bat the Earning Timber Fell
In and Fairly Cooked Them.
Dreadful Conflagrations Near Lake City
i and at Saginaw, Mich.
Loss of $9(W,O0Q at the Latter City, Which
Falls Mostly on the Better Class of Citi-
zsnsScenes at the Catastrophe.
Terrible Fate of Lumbermen Trying to Es
cape from a Fire.
Special to the Indianapolis Journal.
Lake City, Mich., May 21. The loss of
life in the tire which destroyed Louis
Sand's lumber camp, eight miles northeast
of here, yesterday afternoon, is greater
than supposed. Out of a crew of sixty
men. forty-nine escaped. Ten bodies have
been recovered, and the whole crew is now
accounted for. The dead axe:
Mich all G. Iuolx, single.
Ciiahles Taylor, single.
Jamls Uugijes, single.
Edwa&d Roobbacuer, married.
Samuel Campbell, single and foreman of the
John TIiLL, single.
Frederick Oager, single.
IIAN9 Jacob5ox, married, leaving widow and
two children living here.
Frank Saxgrko, single.
These ten men, with Edward Sulli
ran, were hemmed in at the camp by the
lire. A strong wind cat of! all escape.
Sullivan 6trted north, in the face of the
fire, and by somo chance escaped, lis is
severely burned but will live.
Edward Koorbacher started east and got
about twenty-five rods away before
caught. Mnlholland started west and sot
about the same distance. The remain
ing eight stayed too long and took refuge
in a well about twenty feet deep. The top
curb of the well burned and the timbers
fell on the men huddled m tho hole, liter
ally cooking their heads, the remainder of
their bodies being nnder water. A res
cuing party tried to get the bodies out of
the well last night, but it was caving so
that the efl'ort was postponed nntil this
morning, when tho recovery was effected.
A large of force of men is still scouring
the adjourning country to make certain no
other unfortunate has been overlooked.
The camp employed sixty men and forty
nlno were in the green timber, permitting
their escaped. The property loss is not
very great. Forty bogs, three horses, tho
camp buildings, tools, etc., tells Mr. Sand'a
loss. The Thayer Lumber Company, operat
ing near by, lost eleven cars loaded with
logs in the same fire. The engine had to
lte its trafa to make its escape. ,
" Another story says the men burned to
death were assembled at dinner, and the
forest fire, which was bnrining all around'
entirely cut oil all escape. When they
realized their danger, and rushed out of
the building in which they had been sit
ting, the smoke so blinded them that they
became bewildered. They ran hither and
thither, unable to find a means of escape.
Their horses stampeded and added to the
confusion. Eight jumped in the well to es
cape the ilames, and were suffocated and
burned to death. Their bodies were
brought to - the snrfaco to-day. Others
of the men rushed to the . oods. and some
of them thus escaped, but tho bodies of two
were afterwards found bnrned to a crisp.
One man reaohed Lake City terribly
burned and died in fearfnl agony. This
weuld make eleven deaths. Eight teams
of horses were cremated. The bodies of the
burned have been taken to Lake' City
where they await burial. Most of the un
fortunates were strangers here and the
bodies will be shipped to friends where
known. The fire in the timber near the
camp of Blodgett. Cummer & Digginsis
nnder control and no further danger is
feared there.
Farther Details or the Conflagration That
Swept Saglnnw Saturday.
Saginaw, Mich., May 21. The boundaries
of the fire yesterday, as described in these
dispatches fast night, were substantially
correct. It started in Sample & Camp's
mill plant.thence communicated to the east
ern end of the Bristol-street bridge, thenoe
northeast to the corner of Tilden and Bris
tol streets for a distance of a mile in length
and four and five blocks in width.
Tho scene was one of indescribable ex-
I citement, people becoming frenzied in their
desire to remove their household
elTects from tho devouring element, which
rnshed madly on its journey of destruction.
burning everything in its path. All the
hacks in the city were pressed into serviee
to remove invalids, old people, ladies and
children to places of safety, and the scene
was one which no description can do jus
tice to, and which will be long remembered
by those who witnessed it.
The body of the man supposed to be John
CUrk, who perished, was identified this
morning as Robert Turner, age eighty
nine. Clark is still unaccounted for.
There are scores of instances in which en
tire families lost all their effects except the
elothing on their backs. There will be
some destitntioa. but the majority of the
losses are sustained by people in comforta
ble circumstances.
Prominent citizens met at the elnbhouse
this evening, at which apian was formu
lated for the people of Saginaw to take
care of all tho needy ones, and no appeal
will be made for outside aid. A close esti
mate places the number ot buildings de
stroyed at 275 and the total loss sustained
atg'JCO.OCO. Two of the agents oi tho in
surance companies holding risks have not
made out lists of losses of individual com
panies, and it is impossible as yet to give a
correct list of the companies represented.
The total insurance will .aggregate about
The following is a partial list of the com
panies having risks on tho property de
stroyed: American Fire of Philadelphia, $0,000; Contl
rientaV of New York. :? 1 1,000; Connecticut of
Hartford. $11,000; Commercial Union of Lon
don. $7,500; Fire Asociation of Philadelphia,
$7,000; German American of New Yortc, f 5,500;
CJrecnwich of New York, $2(ftoo; Grand
llapida. $1.5.0; Hanover or New York,
$1:1.000; Influranoo Company of North
America of Philadelphia. $27,000;
Manchester of Lnclaiid.3.ooo; London ana Lan
cafthlre of Lnslaud. 6,000; National of Hart
ford. Sll.Oi.u North British and Mercantile of
London, e) 11 ,000; Pennsylvania of Philadelphia,
$10,000;: Trartera of Chlcaeo. l,000; Home
of New York, $;.Ot;(; Niagara of New
York. $15,000; (jueen of Now York.
$3,O00; Fireman's Fund of California, $:i,5oo;
Kochenter German of Kochester, !r3,OO0; Sun of
London, $7,500; Loudon ot England. $1,000;
Pcottlh Union National, $5,000; Lion of London,
35,000; Glens Folia. fcll.OOO: Teutonia of Hay
tou, 0 $1,600; Merchants', $3,500; Firemen's
Three Children Ilarncd to Death In a Cot
tage Near HuOalo.
Buffalo, May 21. The cottage on Grand
island ocoopied by John Downey, wife and
live children, was burned to the ground
this morning. Three of the children, John,
aged seven, Annie, aged six, and Frank,
aged four, perished in the llames. It was
supposed that a big Newfoundland dog be
longing to the family was responsible for
the lire. A lamo was burning on the cen
ter table. The dog. which was asleep in
the same room, got np and shook himself,
and in doing so knocked the lamp oil' the
table. An explosion followed, ana the oil
scattering about set fire to the house.
8245,000 Fire at Providence.
PnoviDEXCE, R. I., May 21. Fire visited
this city this evening and it was only by
most strenuous efforts of the fireman that a
repetion of the Aldrtch house conllagatlon
of 1650 was averted. The bnrned district
belongs to the Slater Mill and
Power Company. Fireman had several
narrow escapes. The losses are: Water
man Machine and Tool Company, $75X03.
partially insured; Diamond Machine Com
pany. 875,000, partially insured; American
Tubing and Webbing Company. 25.(XX).
fully insured; Reynolds Manufacturing
Jewelry Company, $20,0u0, fully insured.
The leases of the Khode Island Electrio
Company, Rhode Island Bicycle Company
and other smaller concerns aggregate
about S50.000.
Fire in the Steamship Roanoke.
New York, May 21. The steamship
Roanoke, of the Old Dominion line, backed
into her dock, Fier 20, at the foot of Beach
street, at 8 o'olock to-night with a fire
burning fiercely in her hold.
The steamer left Newport News Thurs
day and had aboard a general cargo, mostly
fruit. In her after hold, where the fire
originated, was a large quantity of cotton,
near to which were stored 150 barrels of
turpentine. Captain Ilulters 6Sid to-night
that the fire was evidently doe to spontane
ous combustion. A fire boat was soon
throwing a stream of water in the hold.
Boy and 135 Horses Darned.
Special to the Indian apolla Journal.
St. Louis, May 2L A fire in Quinn'a
livery stable, at the corner of Chan
ning avenue and. Locust street, to-night,
resulted in the cremation of James
Qnlnn, seven years old, and 15 horses. Six
other members of the Quinn family had
narrow esoapes. The loss is $100,000. Quinn
was foreman of the stable.
Pmident Sacasa, of Nicaragua, Watchin; the
Progress of a Decisive Battle.
Granada, Nicaragua, via Galveston, May
2 L What it Is believed will be. the
decisive battle of the revolution
against the authority of President
Sacasa has been opened. After days
spent in preparation the government troopa
began their advance this morning, a SO
o'clock. Their purpose was to attack tho
revolutionists at Barranca, near Masaya.
As the government forces Advanced tho
battle was begun by the revolutionists,
whose artillery opened a vigorous fire on
the attacking columns of tho enemy. The
revolutionists are enthusiastic. They be
lieve the engagement now in progress will
result favorably to their cause, and hope
it will be the decisive battle of the move
ment to overthrow Sacasa. Large crowds
are gathered in the streets awaiting news
of the battle, which will be ' brought from
the front by messengers.
Attended Mass and Spent the Day with Of
ficials, Getting Caaght in a Rainstorm.
Washington, May 2L The Infanta Eu
lalia spent her first Snnday in the United
States in the retirement ot her hotel, ex
cepting a brief walk, attendance at church
and a ride in the afternoon. She arose
early, and at 8: CO o'clock, accompanied by
her husband. Prince Antoine, and a lady in
waiting, she issued forth from the old
Sumner mansion, now a part of the
Hotel Arlington, and crossed the street
to Lafayette Park, taking a short stroll
about the walks, admiring the trees and
shrnbbery. The party was particularly
interested in the mansion of the late Gen.
Beale, one of the historio houses on the
square, and scrutinized it closely. They
were joined by Commander Davis, who
had previously called at the Infanta's
apartments. They proceeded to St. Mat
thew's Catholic Church, a block away, and
attended mass. It had been stated that
the Infanta would attend 11 o'clock serv
ices, and in consequence there were only
the uaual number of early church-goer
present. The contrast between this and
the Infanta's last attendance at church
was very marked. A week ago to-day
she worshiped in Havana, and a grand
display was made in honor of the presence
of a royal personage. The Infanta was
then met at the entrance of the church by
the priest, sprinkled with holy water, given
the cross to kiss, a special paw was reserved
and all honors due her rank were shown
her. It seemed that to-day she desired to
observe all simplicity possible. Withont
any prearranged plans sbo entered tho
church quietly, attracted no raoro attention
than the ordinary churchgoer and eat in tho
body of the church amng the other wor
shipers. The service was the usnal early
morning low mass and instructions, con
ducted by Rer. Father Kervick. But few
in the congregation recognized the Infanta
and party, and their exit created but little
After services the party, nnder the escort
of Commander Davis, took a carriage and
were driven to the Washington monument,
through the agricultural and Smithsonian
grounds, and returned to the hotel, where
breakfast was served at 12 o'clock. During
the early afternoon hours the Infanta re
ceived oallers, among then Secretary of
State Gresbam, Sir Julian Pauneofote, the
British minister. M. Patenotre, tho French
embassador. Admiral Luce, Mr. 1'ach
Chung Yang, the Korean minister, and
others in official life. At 5 o'clock
Secretary Gresham drove the In
fanta and her husband to the
Soldiers' Home. Returning they were
caught in a heavy shower, but the landau
was closed and they suffered no inconven
ience. To-night the Infanta. Pr'oco An
toine.the DukeDeTammes.the Marchioness
of Arco Hermosa. and Commander Davis
dined with Scnor Muruaga, the Spanish
minister, at the legation.
Mrs. Cleveland and Colonel Wilson have
been very attentive to the royal guest, ana
to-uiabt a basket of white roses was sent
over lrom the White House to tho Infanta's
rooms. To-morrow the princess and party
will devote the day to sight-seeing, and
will visit the government buildings and
other places of interest under the guidance
of Commander Davis. -
James Murdoch's Fnnertl.
Cincinnati. O.. May 21. The funeral of
the actor James Murdoch was held hero to
day. About two hundred people gathered
to witness the last solemn rigtes. The
services were impressive in their sim
plicity. Wrapped in an American lla?. and
followed by twenty carriaaea. the body
was taken to Spring Grove Cemetery, where
the interment was made. -
Estimated that 20,000 Teoplo Attended
the Dunkard Meeting Yesterday.
Octccenarlan Elders Addressed the Throng
and Editor il iller Gars Bis Lecture on
Egypt to an Audience of 13.000.
Sensation in the Washington Church
Attended by Mr. and Mrs. Cleveland.
Wild Cbarie ITarhd at Pr. Briggs-Pro
grtrams of the Presbyterian General Astern
tlj United Brethren at Unison, Ini.
Lively Chase After the Thieves Who Reaped
a Harvest in Ittuncie Yesterday.
Special to the I(tlan arolis Journal
Muncik, Ind., May 21. Conservative es
timates place the attendance at the German
Baptists' national meeting, to-day, at 20,000,
and the crowd would have been much be
yond that number had not rain interfered.
A special tram of seventeen cars arrived
from Springfield and Dayton. O., and ex
cursions on most all the roads brought
multitudes of curious people from neigh
boring towns. The industrious pickpocket
was here, too, and dozens of reokless peo
ple were robbed, Two of the light,
fingered pilgrims are In jail. Levi Hoov.
er, of Hagerstown, Mrs. James Reeves,
Elijah Miller and others are among the
victims. Ono of the thieves escaped from
the officers, who had him on a street car,
and jumped down an embankment twenty
five feet into the river. A lively chase en
sued, and he was captured after a hard run.
Tho largest nnmber of brethren are ex.
pocted to-morrow, as those who can only
attend the business part of the meeting will
be hero then. The business session will
last Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
There is now talk of continuing the meet
ing over next Sunday.
Tho preparation of the bill ot tare for
dinner at the grounds to-day was a mam
moth undertaking. It consisted ci
boiled and fried boef. two thousand
pounds; soup, three barrels; twenty
bushels of fried potatoes, fifty dozen
of eggs. seventy-five pounds of
ham. six hundred loaves of bread.
o50 ponnds of butter, three barrels of coilee,
two barrels of tea and other incidentals.
A speaking meeting was conducted this
morning at which veteran members made
short addresses. They were Elder Samuel
Murray, of River. Ind.: Elder Hiel Hamil
ton, of Flory. and John Medsker of
California. Each of the brethren
are aged over elghtr-five years
At 10 o'clock Elder Enoch Eby, of Kansas,
made the address. Ho is one of the best
Dunkard talkers. At theafternoon services,
at 2:0 o'clock, eighteen thousand Dunk
arris and visitors heard Elder D. L. Miller,
editor of the Gospel Messenger, deliver his
leetare on "Egypt and the East." It waf
looked on as a great feature
and the tabernacle for the first
time was filled and great crowds were
standing about the auditorium. Mr. Miller
recently returned from his third visit to
Gtmoa, Home, Jerusalem and other places,
where he went in search of proof for the
old history as given in the Bible, lit
made many points, proving that
the Bible ia right, and instructed
his brethren to take it as their
guide. Mr. Miller is recognized as the he
man encyclopedia of the church, and is
thought to be the superior of Talmage on
scriptnral knowledge .and history of the
old world. The lecture was a very rare
Past Moderator Elder John WTise, of
Kansas, addressed the meeting to-night,
and it is estimated that fully five thousand
persons heard him. The following visiting
elders filled d liferent pulpits in the city
this morning and evening: 1. C. Campbell,
of Colfax. Ind., and J. J. Rosenberger, of
Covington, O., at the First Christian
Church; W. R. Deeter, of Milford. Ind., at
the Central Christian Church; ProL J. J.
Rayer, of Mt. Morris, 111., and I. N. Gibson,
of Roanoake, Ya., at the Baptist Church;
L. W. Teeter, of Haserstown. at Hiah
street M. E. Church; Prof. Daniel Yarri
inan. of MoPherson (Kan.) College at
the Presbyterian Church; Henry Frantz,
of Forgy, O., I. D. Parker, of Ashland. O.,
at the Unlversalist Church; William Hoggs,
of Covington, U., at the Methodist Church;
Henry Frantz, of Forgy, O.. at the Colored
M. E. Chnrch, and isaao Irantz. of Pleas
ant Hill. O., at the Muncie Christian
Startling Statement by the Preacher Where
Mr. and Mrs. Cleveland Were at Worship.
Washington, May 21. The absorbing
topio in chnrch circles to-night is a sensa
tional incident which occurred this morn
ing in the First Presbyterian Church, tho
pastor of which is the He v. Dr. S nnder
land. The chnrch was crowded, in the
congregation being many commissioners to
the General Assembly. The President
and Mrs. Cleveland, accompanied by the
Rev. Dr. W. Merle Smith, pastor of
the chnrch attended by Mrs. Cleveland
in New York, who is a guest at theWhito
House, and the Rev. J. Thurber, a brother
of private secretary to the President, were
present. Dr. Smith had been invited to
preach the sermon, and took for his text.
"Bear ye one another's burdens." He spoke
at length on the evangelization of the
masses, stating that one-half of our popu
lation was out of the church. 75 per cent, of
our young men and two-thirds of the
laboring classes not being within its influ
ence. The average Presbyterian chnrch of
115 members, he said, was bringing in only
eight additional members a year. The
young preacher charmed his hearers by his
eloquent plea for nnion in the church.
At the conclusion of Dr. Smith's address
Dr. Snnderland ald: "1 am sura we have
all enjoyed Dr. Smith's sermon this morn
ing, but there is one important omission.
He neglected to state the cause of the dis
sension and distraction in the Presbyterian
Church at this time; the reason why tho
church has failed to accomplish what it
ought to. I want here and now to state
the cause. That cause is Dr. Briggs. I
would not be In that man's shoes to-day fi
all the world. Let ns sing hymn No. 53-J."
His remarks were delivered in a deliber
ate and emphatic manner, and in a low
voice. The white-haired ministers in at
tendance were eaer to catch every word.
Many of those present went forward and
congratulated Dr. Smith on his eloquent
etiort. but the latter, who keenly felt tho
rebuke of the aged pastor, cocld say noth
ing. This evening tho pulpit was occupied
by Rev. Mr. Thurber, of the American
Chapel, Paris.
This Week Will He Memorable on Acconnt
of th Hrtggs Case.
Washington, May 21. Commissioners to
the General Atsembly of Presbyterians,
according to the usual practice in connec
tion with the annual meeting of that body,
ocenpied most of the iocal pulpits to-day.
The weather in the morning was almoit
perfect, a trifle too warm, perhaps, lor this
time of jrear. and the attendance on the
various places of worship was generally
greater than the capacities of the houses
could accommodate. Especially was this
tho case at the churches where the popular
and. best-known of the visiting divines
conducted the services. Rev. Willis G.
Craig, D. P., the modsrator, preached at

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