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Fair nralher. Minds and Money Keen, artistic minds, alive to the possibilities of cloth and color, designed our boys’ clothing. Money was not wanting to carry out in perfec tion the designs. The result: Our Boys’ Fall Wear Bears the palm for handsomeness, for style, for wear and for worth. And it is sold at man ufacturers’ prices, by the manufacturers, at The WHEN It Is C nly Quite Recently Th prices on foreign goods for future importation could be jsely figured, some practical experience of the changes 1 duties as interpreted by the customs authorities having been necessary. Within past fortnight we have placed import orders ranging through all Departments, almost without exception at advances. Many lines will be out of use until consumers become accustomed to the changes in value. All of which tends to affirm that our present offer ings of Linens, Hosiery, Laces, Handkerchiefs, Small Wares, Dress Goods and all Imported Merchandise, at the prices now quoted, are good investments. murphy7hTbben & co Importers, Jobbers (WHOLESALE EXCLUSIVELY.) Important Notice to the Public First-Class Telephone Service at Low Rates Has come to stay. Every telephone user can regulate his rates for telephone service. The CENTRAL UNION TELEPHONE COMPANY, in keeping pace with the improvements made in the telephonic art, will soon practically discard its entire Telephone Exchange in this City and substitute therefor the MOST COMPLETE AND MODERN TELEPHONE PLANT IN THE WORLD; one of the most valua ble features of which will be the furnishing of most efficient telephone service to resi dences and small or moderate users at a very low co9t. The minimum rates to be charged for the character of service referred to will be $25.00 PER ANNUM SIB.OO PER ANNUM $12.00 PER ANNUM , According to location and classification of service. METALLIC CIRCUITS AND THE BEST “LONG DISTANCE” INSTRU MENTS will be used and the quality of service for all patrons guaranteed to be as good as the best. The new facilities and service will be introduced with the opening of the new Exchange in the TELEPHONE BUILDING on OHIO STREET, which will take place DECEMBER Ist, NEXT, or soon thereafter. Considering the extremely low rates and the superiority of the new equipment and service, there should be 10,000 TELEPHONES working in Indianapolis within the next two years. On account of the delay incidental to installing underground cable, switchboard equipment, etc., it is IMPORTANT THAT ALL ORDERS FOR TELEPHONES BE PLACED NOW WITH THE MANAGER BY PROSPECTIVE PATRONS desiring service in connection with the opening of the new Exchange. For further particulars as to rates, classification of service, etc., call on the manager personally, or by TELEPHONE No. 1, or any communication sent him by mail will receive prompt attention. Central Union Telephone Company WALTER L. HILL, Manager. BIG -3t EXCURSIONS CINCINNATI, 0., AND RETURN, Sunday, Sept. 111. (SI WOUND TWli? I Special train 7:3<> a. in COM >IIIIS. .. AND RETURN, Sept. UO, 111 ami . SO,OO i * * t is:;.oo Account U. V. L. amt ARMY OF THE CUM. BEHLAXR. Special train Monday, Sept. 20,11:15 a. m. SPRINGFIELD, ILL., AND RETURN, Account SOVEREIGN GRAND LODGE, 1.0.0.F. Uounrl Trip (jjlT.C?f , s Special train Monday, Sept. 30. 11:20 p. in. RENTON HAKIIOR \ND RETURN, !)14 —Hound Trip—lj*4. Wednesday, sept. 22. Train leave Indianapo lis f1:35 a. m. and 11:15 a. in. Tickets good return ing ten day*. BSfi'all at Rise Four Office*. Cincinnati Trains C., H. & D. R’y. leave Indianapoliss Arrive Cincinnati: “ 8:40 a. nt. " 7:"0 a. m. •* 8:00 a. m. “ 11:20 a. tn. “ *10:45 a. m “ *2:25 p. m. “ 2:45 p. m " 6:00 p. m. " 4:45 p. ni. " 7:40 p. m. ** 7:05 p.m. •• 10:50 p.m. DAYTON TRAINS, C . H. & D. Ry. leave Indianapolis: Arlve Dayton: •* 3:40 a. hi. •• 7:4* a. m. •* *10:45 a. in. " *2:25 p. m. “ 2:45 p. nt. “ 6:80 p. n>. " 4:45 p.m. “ 7:55 p. m. * 7:05 p.m. “ ll:00p.m. TOLEOO AND DETROIT TRAINS, C., H. & D. Ry. Leave Arrive Arrive Indianapolis: Toledo: Detroit: •10:45 a. m. *8.40 p. m. *t:4fl p. m. 7:05 p. m. 4.00 a. m. 6:15 a. m. •Except Sunday. Ticket Office*, Unton Station and Ne. 2 West WuahiiiKton .Street, corner Meridian. Tlie l*opumr 7VYOINOIN ROUTE du? to 1 * e " I CH 1C AG 01 u"e dTo i 42 HOURS FOUR DAILY TRAINS Leav* Indianapolis— 7:O0 a. m.. 11:50 a. m., 3:86 0. to., 12:55 nigbt. Trains Arrive Indianapolis—3 30 a. tn.. 7:46 a. tn., 2:55 t. in.. 4:27 p. m. Local sleeper in Indi&nap dla ready at 8:80 p. m. Lev.vsa Chi .'ago return.it g, at 2.45 &. m. Can be talc* n any time after 0:30 p. m. Ticket officea. 2 Wee* WashiiiKton street, Union Station and Masj -husetts-avenue Depot. GEO. vV HAYLRR I>. P A. Invalid CliairM Os all kinds and accessories for the sick room. Tru*=es made- and pioperly adjusted, Store open •very Saturday night. WM. 11. ARMSTRONG A CO., (Nsw No. 127 j Tl b. li lino is St., Indianapolis, Ind. THE INDIANAPOLIS JOUBNAL. A Ciiance to Visit the Most Interesting Battle field in the United States IGSJ IS 1887 Chickamauga SEPT. 19-20th. GRAND ANNIVERSARY EXCURSION VIA THE SCENIC Queen&Crescent ROUTE §3.40 RO E7? I 'S M T Ft,f - CINCINNATI SATURDAY, Sept. lMtli Good to return Sept 22. Rate of ONE CENT A MILE from all points North. There has never been a more novel trip and one so full of unflagging interest offered to the public. Writ * to W. C. UINEARSON.Q.P. A., Cin cinnati for free primed matter. To tare a Headache in Half an Hoar. Take GLOBE HEADACHE CAPSULES 25-Cent Bottles, at Dragglatß. WAGON WHEAT, OGo ACME MILLING CO., Old 352 West Washington st. DISMAL SWAMP BURNING™ Four Hundred Square Miles of Flame Caused by the Drought. NORFOLK. Va., mal swamp of Virginia and North Carolina, covering an area of perhaps four hundred square miles, is afire to-night from one end to the other, the result of an unprecedented drought and excessively hot weather. No one inhabits the swamp but wild animals; therefore no attempt was made to cheek the flames. Bear, wildcats, deer and reptiles fled before the flames, and their cries as they were cremated filled the hearfs of railroad passengers with terror. The smoke is so dense that the crew and passengers on an incoming train to-night were nearly stifled. Columns of flame from thirty to fifty feet in height extend for miles. When the great swamps get afire, which is about once In every seven years, the fire generally burns itself out. Mouutuliift Atlßnie. SHERIDAN, Wyo„ Sept. 17.—The forest fires along Ball mountain and in the Piney and Little Goose creek country continue to burn almost unchecked. The only persons fighting the fire are the settlers and a party of Crow Indians, who are trying to prevent the spread of th© flames to the reservation ranges. INDIANAPOLIS, SATURDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 18, 1897. FEVER IS SPREADING © HOT WEATHER IN THE SOUTH CAUS ING I'HESH OUTBREAKS. Nine New Canes of “Blnok Jack” at New Orleans Yesterday and One Death from the Disease. © EDWARDS A PLAGUE SPOT —© . FIFTEEN NEW CASES IN THE LITTLE MISSISSIPPI TOWN. © Deaths at Other Places—War Between Vicksburg and Meridian—No Uuar nntine at Indianapolis. NEW ORLEANS, Sept 17.-The fever sit uation In New Orleans to-day assumed a somewhat more serious aspect than at any time since Sunday, when six of the St. Claude cases were declared to be yellow fever. At 6 o clock this evening the Board of Health officially announced the appear ance of nine cases and of these one death— that of Zena Brauner. At the office of the Board of Health the day’s reports were consdered somewhat sur prising and disappointing. The situation had so materially improved last night that it was felt that pretty much the worst had como and that conditions would improve. Yesterday, however, was one of the hottest days of the month, and, as yellow fever thrives in that character of weather, there seems to have been a rapid development of germs. The physicians still feel, how ever, that there is much that is satisfactory in the situation. It is true that the new cases to-day represent the extreme upper, the extreme lower and the central portion of the city, but there has been no serious spread from original foci, and the hopeful opinion is still expressed that the disease may still be controlled and that there ia no imminent danger of an epidemic. Secretary Patton, of the board, said this evening: “The appearance of eight cases to-day is not necessarily alarming. I said three evenings ago that the prospects seemed to point to the development here of at least fifty cases as a result of the con stant intercourse we have been having with the infected, towns on the gulf coast and the fact that a promiscuous throng of some seven or eight hundred people had has tened into the city on the Monday evening following the declaration of the Ocean Springs sickness to be yellow fever. We have had now twenty-eight cases and two deaths. The majority of the remaining cases are improving. It is still Quite likely that there will appear numer ous cases in New Orleans, but the situation is not distressing and the chances of a dis astrous epidemic are remote.” The Brauner case was first brought to the attention of the board early in the week. Close attention had been given it, but while the symptoms justilied suspicion they were not sufficiently aggravated to warrant un absolute declaration that, the ease was yellow fever. The Board of Health authorities were therefore surprised this morning when they received the news of the woman’s death. At first it was de cided to hold an autopsy, but subsequent ly, after a visit of the doctors to the resi dence, the board became satisfied that the case was one of yellow fever and so offi cially declared it. Following is the daily official bulletin of the Board of Health: "The Board of Health of the State of Louisiana officially announces the status of anairs in New Orleans, as regards yellow fever, to be as follows: During the twenty four hours ending - at 6 p. m. to-day tbero were: Positive cases, including three pre viously considered suspicious, nine; cases considered suspicious, none; deaths, one. The patient dying has Been ill for the past six weeks with pronounced malarial poison ing. Total cases to date, twenty-nine; total deaths to date, two. A large majority of those under treatement ure reported by at tending physicians as doing well.” The cases are scattered all over town, and the death was of a case which had not been decided yellow fever and did not seem s.c until the last day. The citizens are quietly organizing themselves into a force to assist in the work of thorough sanita tion, appointing a volunteer foreman for each square to superintend street cleaning and the thorough disinfection of each household. One of the new cases to-day was that of a boy, Williams, son of the sporting editor of the Times-Democrat. In the meantime there iias been no relax ation of the efforts on the part of the au thorities to control the disease. They real ize that they are grappling with a danger ous and insidious foe and neither time nor money is being spared in fighting him. T.ie force of inspectors and police officers is be ing steadily increased and quarantine meas ures are becoming more and more rigorous. On the whole, the weather conditions to day are advantageous. A heavy rainstorm this afternoon, lasting for several hours, flooded the streets, thoroughly flushed the gutters and tempered the atmosphere, and, while cooler weather is somewhat danger ous for the sick, it is a material aid in frustrating the spread of the disease. To night the city is comparatively calm. Peo ple continue to leave in small parties, but there is nothing like the wild exodus that depopulated Mobile, Jackson and other cities. The situation was somewhat quieter to day at Ocean Springs. Three cases, ho v ever, were reported. The report of the Board of Health at Biloxi to-day says that there are nineteen cases of actual yellow fever under treatment, with diagnosis re served as to twelve cases. There were sev en new - cases reported in the twenty-four hours ending yesterday. The doctors at Bi loxi are tempted now no longer to class cases as suspicious, but to come out boldly and say that they are yellow fever. The New Orleans Board of Health an nounced to-night that many of the older cases of yellow fever that have been here tofore reported are rapidly progressing toward recovery. TWO TOWNS AT WAR, Meridian Ref uses to Let Trains from Vicksburg: Pass Through. VICKSBURG, Miss., Sept 17.-The follow ing resolutions were passed by the Board of Health of this city last night: “Resolved, That we most emphatically condemn the action of the Meridian au thorities, who, in utter disregard of the dictates of humanity, have refused to allow Alabama & Vicksburg trains to pass through that city, these trains taking wo men and children seeking a refuge from the danger which menaces them here. This ac tion deprives the stricken town of Edwards and other points along the road from ob taining supplies and ice, medicines and other articles necessary to their comfort. We respectfully ask the Governor of the State to call out the National Guards and suppress such lawless and inhuman demon strations." The resolutions are signed by the physi cians of Vicksburg, as well as the members of the Board of Health. A message from Superintendent O. Clark, of the Mobile & Ohio, remonstrating to the Board of Health against the order of the board stopping trains into Meridian was answered by the board as follows: “We are willing to do anything in reason, but Meridian must obey the laws of the State and recognize the authority of this board and trust in its discretion." A dispatch from Meridian says: Merid ian is still free from yellow fever and there is no suspicious case of airy kind in the city. Over half the population has left , for the country and business is completely 1 suspended. Ther* is an intense feeling here against Drs. Hunter and Klger for their action in regard to the movement of trains. The order issued by them last night stop ping all trains was a piece of spite work against Meridian because our Board of Health would not allow the Alabama & Vicksburg trains to stop in the city limits. Although the order was afterward revoked and trains are now running, the feeling is so bitter against Hunter and Kiger that a demand has been made for their removal for incompetency. OUTBREAK AT EDWARDS. Fifteen Netr Cases of Fever Reported to the State Board of Health. VICKSBURG, Miss., Sept. 17.—Dr. Pur nell reports to the State Board of Health to-night fifteen new cases for the day, In cluding one convalescent at Edwards. Four trained nurses have been sent to Edwards by special train. The following letter was received from Dr. Furnell earlier in the day: “I have to report new cases—Miss Eva Waebling, Frank Rossman, Fred Waeb linger, Miss Blanche Harris, Percy Bird song, Mrs. Barrett, Miss Betuline John Chase, colored. Visited the Gray fam ily, three miles out, and found two cases there. Number of other cases in town to be seen to-morrow. No cases critical to night.” AVliere Surgeons Are Stationed. WASHINGTON, Sept. 17.—Surgeon Gen eral Wyman to-day issued to Marine Hos pital officers the following instructions de fining their field of operations In behalf of the government in uin of State authorities in dealing with yellow fever: Surgeon Mur ray, in charge of all matters between Louisiana and Alabama s line south of, but not Including Jackson and Vicksburg. Sur geon Sawtelle, at Atlanta, in charge of Georgia. Surgeon Carter, in charge of New Orleans and Louisiana. Passed As sistant Surgeon Glenrian, at Mobile, in charge of Alabama, and prepared to es tablish a detention camp near Mobile. Passed Assistant Surgeon Geddlngs. at Jackson, Miss., In charge of northern Mis sissippi; now establishing detention camp near Edwards, Miss. Passed Assistant burgeon Young, at Memphis, to aid Missis sippi river inspection and co-operate with local authorities. Each officer to wire daily, if possible, the number of cases and deaths at points in district. Suspicious Case at Knnsns City. KANbAS CITY, Sept. 17.—What is possi bly a case of yellow fever has developed here in the city hospital. Claude Anderson, a negro boy, seven years old. was taken to the hospital in the central part of the city. The boy came here from Mississippi six days ago. The lad was suffering from fever and his condition seemed so suspi cious that a consultation of physicians was called. Dr. Coffin, city physician, said this even ing that the negro boy now at the city hos pital has no symptoms of yellow fever, and that none is expected to develop in the case. Notwithstanding, the uoy will be held in the contagious ward to await develop ments. The hoy seems to have a fever re sulting simply from a very bad cold. Local precautions against the importation of yel low fever have been taken. “Jumped Their John.*’ DALLAS, Tex., Sept. 17.—The City Coun cil, at a special meeting this afternoon, rushed through an ordinance.estebiisning a new board of health to aid the nealth de partment In keeping the yellow fever out. This board and a mass meeting of citizens requested the county authorities to quaran tine against all places having yellow fever or where there is danger of the contagion. Private telegrams from New Orleans say that many Western Union Telegraph opera tors “jumped their jobs” there to day and telegraphic business is interrupted. Dis patches at Dallas, notably on cotton busi ness, ard accepted subject to delay. No Fear at Louisville. LOUISVILLE, Sept. 17.—The leading ho tels here are receiving many inquiries as to the existence here of yellow fever. The merchants of Louisville are just now con ducting a series of “merchant excursions” from the Southern States. Mr. Abrahams, chairman of their committee, was seen to day and he said: “I think that rumors are being put out by traveling men from com peting cities that the fever has reached hers in order to Influence our friends against coming here on the excursions. In tending visitors can come with perfect safety. The weather is delightfully cool and clear, with indications for a drop to night to below 70 degress, so that there Is absolutely no fear whatever of the scourge finding a foothold in the Falls City.” Ready to Leuve tlie City. JACKSON. Miss., Sept. 17.—Matters have assumed a quieter tone here to-day and those few- people who are left in town hop 3 that the fever will not reach here. A meet ing of citizens was held to-day and ar rangements were made for a special train of twelve coaches to be used in case of cn emergency anji signals agreed on to give an alarm. Information has been received at the Gov ernor’s office that there was one death from yellow fever at Augusta, in Perry county. It is feared that anew focus will be started, by this case in the southeastern part of trie State. | Biloxi in Need of Aid. BILOXI, Miss., Sept. 17.—The City Coun cil to-day adopted resolutions calling on the public for aid. stating that all factories and other Industries have closed dow'n, thus throwing all the laboring people out of em ployment. that nearly all the sick are of that class and unable to purchase medi cines and other things necessary in such urgency. Therefore an appeal is made to the public for subscriptions to be used for the purchase of medicines, etc., for the sick who are unable to care for themselves. The appeal is signed by Harry T. Howard, mayor, and the members of the Council. 25 Cases at Ocean Springs. OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss., Sept. 17.—The situation here is not encouraging to-night. Mr. Brantford, who was reported by Sur geon Murray yesterday, is in a very critical condition. Several of the deugue pa tients have taken a turn for the worse, al though none of them are considered as crit ically ill. There were s’even new cases of the prevailing fever reported to-day. The total number now sick is twenty-five. At Augusta. Miss., the Rev. D. S. Powell died of yellow fever. No other case of fever here. Death at Mobile. MOBILE, Ala., Sept. 17.—T0-day’s report shows no increase in the ratio of cases and but one additional death, that of J. L. Tay lor, a bricklayer who came here from West Virginia four weeks ago. He had been in a bad condition physically ever since his ar rival. There are three suspicious cases and others are spoken of to-n ght, but they have not been reported. The quarantine against Mobile has increased in severity. Scranton reports no new cases of yellow fever there to-day. The cases previously reported are reported improving. Morphine, Not Yellow Fever. MAYFIELD. Ky., Sept. 17.-A report sent from this place to the effect that a w'hite woman died of yellow fever is without foundation. A white woman addicted to opiates was forced to leave the train her© yesterday afternoon on account of having no railroad fare. She spent the night in the depot and during the time took a large dose of morphine. The effects of the drug killed her. Her name was Lizzie Boren and she resic' -i in Paducah. There is no excite ment wh tever over yellow fever here. Invited to Porkopoll*. CINCINNATI, Sept. 17.—At a meeting of the Chamber of Commerce to-day a resolu tion was adopted extending “to our fellow citizens of the South a hearty welcome and safe city of refuge, assuring them that thev mav come to our city and enjoy to the fullest extent the unrival.nl social and commercial attractions which It presents without apprehension of any inconvenience or peril.” “Sutpeet*" ut Cairo. CAIRO, ill., Sept. 17.—Two men were tak cn suddenly Hi to-day at Point Pleasant (t'oiitinued on Second Dugeij ROUT OF THE BRITISH • © PUNITIVE EXPEDITION DEFEATED BY A FORCE OF MOIIMANDS. © Second Brigade of Gen. Sir Hindoo Blood's Division Fcrced to Retire After Severe Fighting. © 140 KILLED AND WOUNDED • ♦ FIRST SERIOUS REVERSE SINCE THE WAR IN INDIA BEGAN. ♦ Comments of the London Press on the Disaster— Bunk of England Stock holders Dissatisfied. © CAMP AN AY - AT, via Pankajora, Sept. 17, 8 p. m.— Severe fighting has taken place between the Second Brigade of General Sir Bindon Blood’s division and the Mohmands. The British loss was 140 killed and wound ed. The brigade had moved out to attack the Mohmands in the valley north of the camp, to punish them for the assault Tues day night on the force of General Jeffreys at the foot of Rewat Pass. The Bengal Lancers found the enemy entrenched on the hills about eight miles distant. The Thirty-fifth Sikhs was ordered to make the attack. The regiment was supported by four guns of a mountain battery and by six companies of Buffs. The Sikhs drove the enemy into the hills, but eventually fell back upon the Buffs before superior num bers. The enemy then advanced against the left flank, drove back the cavalry and sur rounded a company of Sikhs. The cavalry charged brilliantly and relieved the Sikhs, and the guides, coming up, swept the enemy back. The force halted lor some time, de stroying the enemy’s towers, and then re tired. A company of Sikhs on the hills to the extreme right was hard pressed and was running short of ammunition, when the general officer commanding moved the guides forward to their relief, which was gallantly accomplished. The guides car ried the wounded Sikhs back and executed the withdrawal in good order, though the enemy pressed them hard. Darkness came on before the force reached the camr>, and the guides, with General Jeffreys and his escort of Buffs, became separated from the column, which passed them in the gloom. General Jeffries remained wdth th’<3 guns and took up a position in a village. The enemy had occupied a part of the village; and the force not being strong enough to exp'el them, they had inflicted considerable loss on the little party before Major Wort litlge, with two companies, each composed of Sikhs and guides, carnes up and com pe'led them to retire. A large body of cav alry and the Thirty-fcighth Dogras left the camp and brought in the whole detachment Captain Birch and Lieutenant Watson be haved with great gallantry. Lieutenant Hughes and Lieutenant Crawford were killed. LiVutenant Watson, Lieutenant Gun ning and Lieutenant Winter were severely wounded, and General Jeffreys, Lieutenant Cassells and Captain Birch slightly wound ed. Th’e Buffs lost one killed and seven wounded; the Sikhs twenty-one killed and forty-two wounded; the guides two killed and ten wounded; the gunners seven killed and twenty-on’e wounded, and the sappers three killed and sixteen wounded. Two Bengal lancers were wounded. Many horses and mules were killed. W liat London Kditorg Say. LONDON, Sept. IS.—All the morning pa pers comment upon the British rtterse north of Camp Anayat. * The Daily Tele graph calls it “Disastrous,” and says: “Whether it was due to rashness or to some not explained cause, it will be a matter of unfeigned sorrow. When we read of the loss of so many valuable lives w'e can only deplore a casualty which, though it will be doubtless speedily avenged, casts a gloom upon the happier Intelligence received from Fort Gulistan.” The Standard says: ‘‘The Interruption of the advance is in every way deplorable. It is absolutely necessary to retrieve the re verse, and meanwhile the enemy, who were said to be disheartened and disinclined to fight, will be encouraged to organize a determined resistance. Possibly the third Brigade, which has reached Nawagai, will retrace its steps in order to supDort Gen. Jeffreys. It is impossible to offer an explana tion of the mishap. Wo must remember, however, that it occurred in a country never before traversed by European troops and very little known, the country of the Mohmands, who also know very little of the strength ultimately to be employed against them. But there is reason to tear once again that a lack of complete intelli gence as to the disposition of the enemy's strength has led our commanders to un dertake an operation that cannot be pushed through. Further details are awaited with anxiety. It must be hoped that the Indian government will give Sir William Lockhart a perfectly free hand to choose lus twn men. He must not be bound bv red tape regulations. Much has yet to be done before peace and order will be restored.' The Daily News: “It is very serious news and gives the greatest importance to the appointment of Sir William Lockhart to succeed Sir George White as command* r-jn chief in India on the latter’s retirement, which has just been officially announced. There is little doubt that his name w*ll be heard with dread by the insurgent tribes men.” THE SILVER QUESTION. Dank of England Stockholders Threaten to Sell Tlielr Holdings. LONDON, Sept. 17.—The letter of the governor of the Bank of England strength ens the impression among the bankers that the government intends to accede to the bimetallic proposals later, and it is also in terpreted as a reply to a request from the government to the bank asking the latter to co-operate with the former. D*t it is thought that the fall in the price of silver since the letter was written may change the programme* There Is considerable dis satisfaction on the subject among the stockholders of the Bank of England. Rob ert Benson, a prominent banker, who holds £IO,OOO of stock as trustee, has notified the bank that he wfill sell if the silver policy is inaugurated, and he adds that other trus tees will do the same. The Westminster Gazette this afternoon, in its financial article, comments upon the letter of the governor of the Bank of Eng land, Mr. Hugh U. Smith, to the chancellor of the exchequer, Sir Michael Hicks-Beach, announcing that the bank is prepared to carry out what is permissible in its char ter, namely—to hold in silver one-fifth of the bullion held against its note issues, provided, always, that the French mint is again opened to the free coinage of silver, and that the prices at which silver is pro curable and salable are satisfactory. The newspaper mentioned says: “Although the governor's statement is perhaps rruaning kss as far as practice is concerned, it is to be deeply deplored that the bank has budged from its principle. It is not dignified for the Old Lady of Threadneedie street to flirt with the bimetallic faddists. We want gold against our notes, and there is no reason wny an old statute, passed when silver lx>re an entirely differ, nt character, should be refurbished at the bidding or those who want to dispose of silver. The -r>T>TnT? O In L v o lhj la > trains and Sundays & cents. bank’s reserve is not so large that it can be tinkered with. Moreover, by yielding in these matters of principle we open the way to the thin edge of the wedge. If the threat is carried out. v hat would happen Is txtmplified by the statement of the trus tee. who declares lie would feel compelled to sell his bank stock, and so close a risk.” The St. James Gazette says, on the same subject: “The scheme seems to be knocked on the head for the present, but the recep tion of even this feeble announcement in the city will have an effect anything but favorable to the bimetallists. A substan tial element of indignation arises ut the feeling that the government and the bank have been doing a little diplomacy at our expense, and for the advantage of Amer icans. The United States has done nothing to make such a risky politeness to the sil ver men on our part popular in this coun try.” The Globe, joining in the discussion this afternoon, says, on the announcement of the governor of the Bank of England: "The whole scheme is innovating and mischiev ous. It seems to us wholly undesirable and even perilous to subject our monetary sys tem to foreign influence through the gov ernment If, as should have been done, the proposals of the United States and France had been handed to the directors without official recommendation or pressure, it can scarcely be doubted that the directors would have firmly declined to further the project.” © BERING SEA CONTROVERSY. Enough Correspondence on the Sub ject to Fill n llig Book. LONDON, Sept. 18.—The Times this morning publishes the gist of the corre spondence between Secretary Sherman and Lord Salisbury in the Bering sea contro versy. Tlie book covers a period beginning with 1895 aftd ending wdth July 30 of the present year. Altogether there are 107 dis patches, which show that the United States lias pressed for revision since January, 1895. The Times remarks: “Though Mr. Sherman so far forgot himself as to sign the famous dispatch, we cannot suppose that he actually wrote it.” Only the con cluding paragraph of the dispatch is re published, alt the terms deemed dis courteous being omitted. The Times add-s: “Lord Salisbury wisely refrained from answering the dispatch in detail. He con fined himself to imparting a short note to Embassador Hay, dated July 29, 1897. stat ing that the government was willing to agree to a meeting of the experts in Octo ber, preferably in Washington, and that other questions of Mr. Sherman's dispatch, in so far as they required any reply from her Majesty’s government, had been answered by anticipation in dispatches he (Lord Salisbury) had addressed to Sir Julian Pauncefote on April 22 and May 7, which had been communicated to the gov ernment of the United States on July 26.” Wholesale Arrest of Anarchists. BRUSSELS, Sept. 17.—Subs’equent to the expulsion from this city yesterday of Louise Michel, the French Anarchist, and her two companions, Charlotte Fauville and Brousson Loux, who had coyie here for a fortnight’s speech-making todr in aid of the families of th’e Anarchists executed for the bomb throwing outrage during the celebra tion of the feast of Corpus Christi in Barce lona in June of last year, and in aid. also, of the Anarchists exiled for complicity in the crime, the police arrest’ed fifteen per sons who are suspected of being Anar chists. The police also, with drawn swords, dispersed several bands who w T ere parading the sti’eets shouting and cheering tor anar chy. Some of these bands were marching in the direction of the Spanish embassy when dispersed by the authorities. Destructive Fire at Cabal. SIMLA, Sept. 17. —A destructive fire, which began in the bazaar of Cabul, the capital of Afghanistan, on Sept. 6, lasted until the following day. One hundred and fifty stores were burned. Four persons perished, and damage to the amount of several lakhs of rupees was donie. Sir Walter Pyne, the Ameer's British adviser, distinguished himself in directing the work of quenching the flames, organizing a fire brigade and using the fire engines wh.-'h are kept in th® workshop of the Ameet Balloon Seen ly Raislnn*. ST. PETERSBURG, Sept. 17.—A tele graphic message received here from .Kasno Yarsk, in the Interior of Siberia, says that on Sept. 14, at 11 o’clock a.t night, the in habitants of the village of Ant.zfirowskoje, in the district of Yeniseisk, Arctic Russia, saw a balloon believed to be that of Pro fessor Andre©, the Swedish aeronaut who left the Island of Tromsoe shortly before 2:20 on July 11, in an attempt to cross the Polar regions. The balloon, it is added, was in sight for about five minutes. Snlcide on Mount Vesuvius. LONDON, Sept. IS.—A dispatch to the Daily News from Rome describes the romantic suicide of a young foreigner, be lieved to be a Gorman. He ascended Mt. Vesuvius while it was in eruption, lay dov, * near the edge of the crater and then shot himself, apparently with the idea that the lava flow would cover his body. Russian Peasants Ruined. ST. PETERSBURG, Sept. 17.—The bad harvest affects seventeen Russian prov inces, and it is feared it will also bo felt in 1898, as the drought has prevented sowing winter wheat in a large area. The Im mense reserve stocks will prevent a famine, but the peasants are ruined for several years. Cable Notes. The London Times announces the mar riage on Thursday at Iden, near Rye, Sus sex, of St. Griswold Knox, of New York, to Edith Somerville, daughter of the late Rev. Somerville Rulison, D. D., bishop of central Pennsylvania. The bishop of Marjorica, Balearic islands, has excommunicated the Spanish minister of finance, Senor J. Reverter, for taking possession of the treasury of a church in his diocese. The minister proposes to appeal against the bishop to the Holy See. CHEERS IN A CHURCH. Sermon of Rev. /,. T. Sweeney Ap plauded by Missourians. COLUMBIA, Mo., Sept. 17.—There was a most remarkable scene in the First Chris tian Church in Columbia night before last, w’hen, during a sermon, the entire congre gation gave approval by shouts and loud applause. The sermon was by Rev, Z. T. Sweeney, of Indiana, formerly United States consul at Constantinople. It was the annual opening sermon of the Missouri Bible College and had for its subject, “God and His Revelation.” During his sermon Dr. Sweeney compared the effect of the Koran and the Bible upon the lives of men. Incidentally, he said: “God hasten the time when the bloodthirsty Turk will be civilized over the face of the earth!” A ripple of applause greeted the remark, which suddenly grew into a roar. In which even the gray-haired preachers in the pul pit joined. When, a few minutes later, he said, “May the Spaniard be speedily wiped off the American hemisphere,” there was another wave of ajjplause that made the great stone church building resound. silverite'fqr mayor. Bryan 1 tew of Greater New York Will Nominate a Ticket. NEW YORK. Sept. 17.—The committee of twenty-five appointed at the Holland House conference for the purpose of ca!ling>l>emo cratic city and county conventions, met to night at the headquarters of the United Democracy and selected Sept. 27 as the date of their city convention. This means that there will bo an out-and-out “Free-silver or Bryan candidate.” in the race for mayor of Greater New York. Silver Cuui| Meeting. SPRINGFIELD, 0., Sept. 17.—There was a largo attendance to-day at the silver camp meeting of the American Bimetallic League. The tent was crowded and the weather endurable. A telegram was rv-ad from Horace L. Chapman. Democratic can didate for Governor, that he would be pres ent Monday. Numerous excursions were announced as coming Sunday. A. A. Brown and George IV. Moore were the first speak ers. The main address of the morning meeting was by T. E. Tarsney, of Detroit. In the afternoon addresses were made by Judge J. P. Tar* in. of Covington. Ky.; Mrs. Edfward Montclair Tnfinghast, of Cleveland, and ex-Congressman Charles A. Towns, of Minnesota- MOB LAW IX MEXICO PRESIDENT DIAZ'S ASSAILANT PIT TO DEATH BV JtDGE LYNCH. ■ ♦ —— Oftfee of Inspector of Police Broken Into by Infuriated fitis.cn* and Anulfo Arroyo Killed. BODY HACKED WITH KNIVES ■ BY THE CROWD, WHICH YELLED ♦•DEATH TO ANA ROUSTS t” ■ . Gendarme* Seined and Bound—Two Wounded by the Mob—Twenty of the Lj noli erst Sent to Juil. ■ ♦ . CITY OF MEXICO, Sept.* IT.—Anulfo Ap royo, the miscreant who yesterday mado an attempt on the life of President Dias, was set on by a mob of infuriated citizen* late last night and killed with knife stabs. General satisfaction was expressed hero to-day as the news of the lynching of Anulfo Arroyo spread through the city, although the more reflective people, espe cially business and professional men, sajd they deplored the act of mob violence and feared it would be misrepresented abroad. Some of the highest officials of the govern ment said that they were wholly puzzled to account for this outburst of poular feeling, and regretted that measures had not been taken to guard the prisoner more carefully. Fr<m the moment Arroyo was arrested yes terday 1n front of the Alameda, or central public park, musses of people kept clamor ing for his life and taunted Lieutenant La Croix, who had the prisoner in charge, with not using his pistols on the criminal. A great crowd of the lower classes followed the gendarmes to the national palace, w'here the prisoner was searched, and then, despite the remonstrances of the army offi cers, turned over to the civil authorities by request of President Diaz, who was opposed to having the man tried by court-martial, and, in fact, advised a lenient policy, and, accordingly, the prisoner was allowed his full constitutional rights. Acting on the wish expressed by Presi dent Diaz, the prisoner was taken under guard to the general police headquarters in the City Hall. Arroyo evidently felt ap prehensive of the crowd, which was deter mined to seize and lynch him, and he was carefully locked up at headquarters, where he appeared to feel less fearful. At night he was taken, clad in a straight jacket, to the office of the inspector of the police, which consists of two rooms with two win dow’s opening on the street. The prisoner was given a mat to rest on and was care fully guarded. Near at hand, in an adjoin ing apartment, were four officers cf the secret service. As Arroyo lay on the mat he conversed with one of the officers who had known him for years. He was asked how he could have come to wake the mur derous assault on the President, knowing, as he did, how severely the law would deal with him, and especially as he studied the law. Arroyo manifested a cynical indiffer ence and was in no way inclined to regret his act, and declared he had Intended to stun the President and then, taking the President’s small sword, to kill him. The apartment was very still, except for the murmur of the conversation between the officer and prisoner, who seemingly en joyed smoking hia cigarette, when suddenly was heard the formidable noise of the tramping of many feet on the stairs lead ing up to the floor on which the office is situated and there were confused shouts of “Long live President Diaz!” “Long live Mexico!” “Death to Anarchists!” Arroyo shuddered, his fear of the mob attacking him growing stronger, and with, good reason, for immediately the door was burst open and a great crowd of people, apparently of the lower class, entered, the leader bearing a small Maxican flag on a stick. Officer Sanchez cried to the crowd to fall back and advanced on it with his sword, when the mob overcame him. and, throwing him down, advanced over his body to where Arroyo lay trembling, and at the same time other members of the party seized and bound two gendarmes in the room- Yells went up, “Kill him! He be*- longs to ue!” and tho din arose as of a hordo of savages. Windows were broken and tho noise aroused the officers of the secret serv ice In the adjoining room, who rushed to the scene, but did not tire on tho crowd, fearing they might kill some of tho com rades of the police inside, so they contented themselves with tiring shots from the win dows, thus calling together the police on neighboring corners, who were ordered to prevent any persons leaving the city build- in the room above, a frightful tragedy had been enacted. Many knives wore plunged into the body of Arroyo, who, of course, was entirely helpless. Inspector Velasquez had just left the national palace, where he had been accompanying the fam ily of the Governor of the federal district, when he heard, the tiring and went directly there. Over twenty arrests were mado and all were locked up incommunicado, and have not been released pending a strict inquiry which is to be made. The question has naturally arisen why the officers guarding Arroyo did not carry their revolvers, but it Is explained that they had nothing to fear of the prisoner, who was quite helpless. The body of Arroyo had been dragged to the balcony with the evi dent purpose of throwing it into the street. Arroyo s arms were badly cut, as lie had evidently struggled with h,s murderers When the tumult had subsided tho body was taken to the Fourth police station, whore an examination was made, showing a great gaping wound in the left lung, a deep wound In the left side, one on the right shoulder and others on the arms and feet. There were nine wounds in all. One of the gendarmes was wounded in the tight with tiie mob. Officer Sanchez suffered coutu siona from being trampled upon. Arrayo had been in prison several time s, on one occasion for shooting a man. His ac quaintances say he was somewhat crazy and inclined to acts of violence. He drove hD father to despair and death by his con duct, having forged his father's name. H* was thirty-two years of age. son <>f a tailor, but was given a liberal education and be came for a time a military cadet and then took up law. . , , President Diaz in a speech to-day de plored the lynching of Arrayo, and declared if there was any fault in the vigilance on the part of the police It should be investi gated and the consequences fall on the heads of the culpable persons. Officer* Elected by Life Under writer*. MILWAUKEE. Sept. 17.—Tho National Association of Life Underwriters to-day chase the following officers: President, Thomas H. Bowles, Milwaukee; first vice president, Charles W. Picked, Detroit; sec retary, E. W. Christy, Cleveland; treasurer, Eli D. Weeks, LitChtield, Conn. Executive committee —Stephen Woodman, Boston; L*. L Register, Philadelphia; John F. Maklev, New York: J. W. Smith. St. Paul; Benjamin Williams, Chicago. Minneapolis was chosen as the place for holding the next annual convention. A banquet was held to-night. Bishop Fallows, of Chicago, was the principal speaker. Pound Dcttd in His Room. UTICA. N. Y.. Sept. 17.—Horace C. Brad ford. of Milwaukee, was found t- ad in hi* room in Uaggs’s Hotel, this city, to-day. lie came here about a week ago ou business and was taken ill with asthma. Mr. Brad ford w as a prominent insurance man in tha West.