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in K7 W 10 CENTS A WEEK. TOPEKA, KANSAS, MONDAY EVENING. AUGUST G, 1894. TWENTY-SECOND YEAII. CHEATS JJHCLE SAM. Another Swindle Perpetrated on tha Government, If Machinist May's Statements Are to Ba Believed. SHELLS ARE 3IADE Which in Case of War Would Be Utterly Useless. High up Officials Seem to Wink at Crookedness. New York, Aug. 6. A world dispatch from Reaiiug, Pa., says: Wesley B. May, a machinist of this city. ays thero is rotieoness ia the Car penter Armor Piercing Projectile works aud Secretary Herbert has been making an iuvestigatio 1 of the Carpenter shells piied up in tha navy yard at Washing ton, as a result of May's disclosure. ..ay was fcrrnerly employed in the Aorks of the Carpenter S.eel company at .North Reading, lie was put in charge of the shed department and before ho left there he says he saw enough to convince him that the government was being outrageously swindled. W hen Machinist May first went to Washington with his revelations of fraudulent ana defective constructions, ho say he was snubbed moat pers'.ftent ly. In fact, he described his reeeutioii us so cnilly tlia:. a leas determined ma i woulil have been beared oil. .May went to work for the Curpe iVr Heel c anpaiiy September 1, lyy.'i. li r it employment was ia running a bvr ing mill. His work was to bore a largo ho.o in the armor-piercing projectiles from the base up to about the point where "uuri" projects out like a ring around the shell. Alter working two weeks on the large boring mill May was put to work ou a lathe, turning t ie projectiles, and a few days iater he was assigned to the grind ing department. May had not worked in this room long let ore he cauoe across a shc-11 that had been warped in tempering-; that is, it was not true. W hen placed on the lathe it would wabble. A straight line drawn directly througu the axis of the shell from the exact centre of tho bass would not strike th point of the projectile known techinic iiiy as the "ogive." May trued up this shell ua his machine by the "burly." This is the slight pro jection at the head of the shell where it began to tupor off towards the point "orive." This particular projectile ran out of center far that May decided, because of his practical knowledge, that it would not erter a gun. lie called his foreman, a man of the name of Wilson, and asked him what to do with the shell. .May's idea was tnat it should be thrown on tiie tcrapheap. The foreman told him to true up all the shells by tho burly and not to mind whether the rear end was out of center or not. The fore man explained that the main object was to got a true and square Laud around the burly so us not to disfigure the shell. Otherwise it would make a bad impression on tho government inspector when he came, and if he meaurod it with his dividers he could see tint something was wrong. May said lie was satisfied then that ail responsibility had beeu removed from him, and so his worked along with the machine under the foreman's order opto May 20, lb',14. Ife was taking the place of an o.d employe of Carpenter, who was on the sick list for many weeks. While May was on this machine a very large proportion or tie shells whicn he turned were far from being true, but he kept no account of their number, though he made n quiet investigation as to the cause. Ho found that tinse defective shells had warped during tho tempering process. May went to Washington on May 23. He inquired for the otiice of the becre tary of the navy and was told that Mr. Herbert was in Alabama, lie learned that the matter in which ho was inter ested was under the administration of Captain Sampson, chief of the ordnance bureau. To Cuptain Sampson's otiice, therefore, he wont. Captain Sampson got May to tell him the defect in lha shells, and May savs he was very much surprised when Captain Sampson made this remarkable state ment: "Young- man, that warping, as you call it, does not affect the elliciencv of the shell at all. The copper bands arotinj the base of the projectile will at tend to all tht and keep tho parts you Bpo.ik of from v earing away the bore of the guu." May obtained entrance into the navy yard and saw tte projectiles banded, and discovered by the way in which they were placed in the lathe that the machinist, and presumably the spectators at the yaid, had no idea that the shells were not straight. Later Jacobs and May visited Wash ington, w Secretary Herbert, who gave them a.i order tj inspect the shells at the navy yard. They were treated as May had beeu formerly, and went away more convinced than ever that a fraud wa? being perpetrated. They, however, faded to impress this belief upon the Washington officials, the latter strongly denying that any irregularity existed in connection with the shells. Thres Million Unltons of Whisky. Cincinnati, Aug.6. Internal Revenue Commissioner .wilier today ordered six guagers from here to Pelt in, lib, to re guage whisky which the whisky trut wants to take o'lt of bond. The g'uagers go next to Pcur.a. The trust has ordered three million gallons out of bond in this district, all of which is to be reguaged. An-irehista .pit to Ilnsowah. I'omk, Aug. 6. Six anarchists were arretted while holding a secret confer ence here last, evening. It is estimv.ed that 2,o00 anarchists who were arrett -d in the raids of -.ho last two months w di be deported. A jroup of oO has lie en already sent to Xaples to embark for liaoaov. ah, in tte lied sea. OSS AUD FAILS. Tht Prominent K intm City Investment to nip uy Assigns Xodny. Kansas City, Aug. 6. Alvin II. Gos sard for the Oo3sard Investment com pany this morning filed deeds of assign ment for the benefit of creditors. Ex Postmaster F. li. Xofsicger is named as assignee. The assets are placed at $321,350 and the liabilities at $197,233. Considerable business wag done in Xew England, where the heaviest losers are located, and it is said many parties in the east were caught for big amounts. The company w-as organized in 18S5 with a paid up capital of $100,000, aud dealt principally in lands. The capital stock was subsequently raised up into the hundred of thousands, but before tho company's failure was re duced, at that tim.i being $200,000. Bad loans and stringent times are said to have caused the collapse. The creditors are scattered all over the east, and they aVe caught in various sums ranging from fl.O'JO to $.10,000 or so. Mr. Gossard placed the liabilities at $200,000. T il AYE 11 APiOIN TED. The Miaioarl Jurist Given the lixp-jcted Appuiuluient Xodny, Washington, Aug. 6. Ihe president tod iv pent to the seuato the following nominations: Justice Amos Thayer cf Missouri, to be U. S. circuit judge of the Eighth judicial circuit (Act approved July 23, ISyljj Jnnies D. Porter of Tennessee, to be L. S. district judge of the eastern and middle districts of Tennessee, vice i). M. Key resigned; il. S. Priest of Missouri, to be U. S. district judge of tho eastern district of Missouri. LOTS OF RAIN C03IINU. Mr. Jennlnjj. Think Wj Shall Have Many Iodic. Tins Muuth. Eighty-seven degrees is tho highest altitude attained by the mercury in Dr. Fahrenheit's infernal maciiiuo today, and with a prospect for w et w eal tier all this month and next there are better times in store for Kausas. T. li. Jennings, observer at tho weather bureau here, says there will be plenty of rain all of August aud September, but does not expect it to commence until after Friday. lie bases his calculations not alone upon present indications, but also the seven-year plan of repetition. In ISi"! there was a very dry Juy, but in August (J.ljj inches of rain feil, and September was equally damp. He thinks il was so also iu 1S8 ). Mr. Jennings returned from Western Kansas lust night aud reports plenty of rain west of llu.chinson, which came in time to s,ivo the alfaifa and everything else that had not been cmitel S WITCH 31 H ' Gi) B A C K. Tho Strike Iwi le t iiut for -VI 1 (he V 'It . r Not 1'Uces Chicaijo, Aug. C. The train vards of the La.ie Shore and Wabash, com pa -; nies at K-iot street were tilled tod ty with ; switchmen and engineers w ho wera ready to return To worii. They voted al- most unanimously yesterday to end j the stjike. Few of them were ! reinstated, their places having been i taken during the strike by new men. Considerable surprise was show n by the men at the delay of the companies iu : acceptiug their services. I About 2.0 J0 men who applied for work j at the stock yards were sent ; away. The Switchmens association i took charge of the switch engines in use about the yards, and tho old men were placed over tno new ones to give them instructions. '1 he repair shops opened at Tullman with 150 additional men at work. This increase makes the force now employed number 800 in ail, and it is expected by the company that by tomorrow there will be at least 1,000 men at work. TARSXEY UNDER UUA1SD. lie Lsaret Far Cularudo Springs With it liotly Guard. Denver. Aug. 6. Adjutant General Tarsaey left for Colorado Springs todav. i accompanied by a military body guard at the head of which is Brigadier Gene ral Brooks. A warrant has been issue! by Judge Campbell at Colorado Sr.irings for Gen. Tarsuey's arreat for contempt of court in failing to answer a summons to appear before the grand jury, lie is now ready to give the grand jury the facts concern ing the tarring and feathering outrage of which ho was the victim. Arrive ttt Colorado Sprlnjr. Colorado Springs, Colo., Aug. C. Ad jutant General Tarsney arrived here this afternoon. Judge Campbell refused to recognize the governor's authority and ordered Sherifl" Bowers to serve his war rant. Tarsney submitted and gave a bond of $1,000 for his appearance before Judge Campbell tomorrow. Ho is now ready to testify before the grand jury. BAR I XcTl S li E R E . The Affairs of the nnis Fo Company to lie Further Looliid Iuttt. New York, Aug. 6. Thomas Baring of Baring Bros, ifc Co. of London is in this couatry to look into the affairs of the Atchison, Tope k a i& Santa Fe Railway company. lie weut to Boston today to confer with some of the directors regard ing tomorrow's meeting of the company. Engineer Byrnes' AMHSin. Da.nvii.io2, Ills., Aug. (x Daniel May fieid. a striking brakemaa of the Chicago & Eastern Illinois road, has been ar rested for the shooting of Eaginevr Burt Byrnes in his cab a weeit ago, on the charge of murder. The ol;k-ers have the testimony of eye-witnsjsses that ho is the assassin. I!ny Loe on a Mart Chicago, Aug. tS. Twelve toys who had been swept out into the laae on a fra 1 raft, were rescued to lay by the life saving crew. The bovs had been diving tiointhe raft when it broke from its m rings and drifted rapidly away from land. The screams of the lads attracted a larire crowd, and they were rescued I with littla diliiculty. TALK FOR Ail HOUR. The Conferees On the Pending Tariff Bill, Still Unable to Reach an Agreement. THE HOUSE BEGGING. The Senate Has Its the Neck Foot on Of the Lower House and the President. Washington, Aug. 6. The Demo cratic tari2 conferrees were in session again today at 11 o'clock and resumed the work of tryin? to reach an agree ment ou the points of difference. When some of the members of the committee came out of the conference at 12 o'clock they stated that no possible progress had been made and that to all appearances the situation was the same as it had been for the past week. Secretary Carlisle had recently baen called into frequent consultation by individual members of the conference. He was called on Saturday night by a sub-committee of tho conference. He made certain suggestions concerning tlio administrative features of somo of the proposed compromise features, and it is understood that since the suggestions were received, the conference ,has been considering their bearing upon taa ques tions at issue. Tho coal and iron ore questions have beeu taken up with a view to reaching an understanding upon them, bui pro gress has been slow. It ia understood that the senate con ferrees have indicated a willingness to make a concession iu the way of tima that the duty shall continue, but not to lessen the amount of duty provided in either case. The house members have not indicated a disposition to accept this concession and is understood to be hold ing out for tho terms of the house bill on these items. Tho Louisiana senators are demanding the continuation of at least a part of the sugar bounty for the present year, but the prospect of the success of this de maud does not appear to be bright, and tnere is an increase of the taik of pass ing a free sugar bill in case of the fail ure of the tariff till, which is probably intended largely .to bring the Louisiana senatois into line. oil :i tl 1 Iron Dtiputed Over. When the tariff conferees took a re cess for lunch today two distinct view s" were presented. Tho house conferees and the men with whom they conversed seemed to thiuk that an agreement was in sight. The senate coufeiees and those senators with whom they advise and con sult, seemed to thiuk that tho prospects were not so bright and that an ultimate disagreement would be reported It was also stated that an end must be reached within the next two days and either an agreement or a report of a dis agreement made. Coal and iron ore wore tho articles m dispute, tho contest having been transferred from sugar, which has so long engaged tho attention of the conferrees. The contest over these articles is 'ery stubbornly made ou both sides. 'DOWN WITH PARTIES. They Are Alt Corrupt From the Nature of Thing, S:iy liaiiiiiiiffton. Topeka, Kan., Aug. 6, 1894. To Hon. Cyrus I.eland. Chairman Republican State Central Committee, an. I i ion. Joliii YV. Itieidentlial, Chairman i'opuiist .State Central Committee. -Co'ika, Kan.: Dkak Sirs We regard the moral and financial condition of this country as alarming in the extreme. Touching this matter we fully concur with the views of the Omaha convention, as expressed in the principles of its platform, aud we fully concur with said convention as to the causes producing this unhappy con dition. Wo also agree with said conven tion touching the tendency of political parties to pass into the hands of an ofiice holding class to be used as their prop erty and to subserve their ends, hence we believe in the wisdom of the "Omaha Ordinanco," excluding office -holders and their employes from caucuses and con ventions. We also telieve that the principles of the Omaha platform should te crystal ized into law, hence we are Populists. But when we view the record of the old political parties and consider the course of the People's party in Kansas and its wanton departure from the spirit and fundamental law of tho party as laid down in its platform at CMnaha, we are lead to doubt the sufficiency of political parties to meet the de mands of the hour, hence we challenge through you, the Republican and People's party, respectively, to a se ries of joint discussions upon the follow ing resolutions: First That political parties are inade quate to meet the needs of the hour. Second That by virtue of their power they become the enemy of the plain peo ple, by lowering their standard of intel ligence, corrupting their morals and ab sorbing the fruits of tiieir industry. Third That through direct legisla tion, the initiative and referendum can the people best govern themselves and destroy the vices of party organizations. If you accept this involution for a friendly discussion of those important questions, we will meet you through a committee, choose places and dates and make all necessary arrausements. Very truly yours, W. H. Bennington, President. Er. C. Corning, Secretary of Initia tive and Referendum Club of Kansas. lie aw the Visitant AVtn. Cowks, Aug. 6. Emperor William of Germany arrived here at 3 p. ra. on board the imperial yacht Ilohenzoliern. His majesty was received with the usual salutes. The Vigilant won the yacht race today. GRAND STAND BUUNS. Philadelphia. Baseball Park U Made an Utter liuln. Philadelphia, Aug. 6. The Phila delphia baseball park, one of the finest of its kind in the country, is a smoking w-reck of crumbling walls, charred tim bers and twisted iron, the large stables of the omnibus company adjoining to the west now turning, aud the car stables of the Thirteenth and Fifteenth streets di vision of the Philadelphia Traction Co. and adjoining property, are badly dam aged. The conflagration started between the partitions in the ladies toilet room at the west end of the main pavilion of the ball park. The Philadelphia and Baltimore teams Lad teen scheduled to play two games at the park this afternoon and all of the players wero either practicing ou the field or in their dressing rooms. One of the bystanders uoticed a nar row tongue of flame shooting up between the boards of the partition iu the west end of the stand. The players on the field did not think the fire serious aud several of the bystanders started to put it out. In an instant the entire structure was a roaring furnace. BEDRAGGLED ERMINE. Federal Jadjr Klckt May Be Impeached For Stealing; Pee. Washington, Aug. 6. Mr. Johnson (Deui. Ohio) has presented to tho house a memorial praying for the impeach ment of Augustus S. Ricks, judge of tho northern district of Ohio. T : . ft lii ti f ir ! 1 rcr-il.i i tlia 1 1 f Tea i against Judge Ricks (already published) :' alleging misappropriation of fees amount- ing to $1,150, alleging other "crimes, j misdemeanors aud corruption," for j which impeachment proceedings were , prayod. i Mr. Grosvenor (Rep. Ohio) stated that ! in his opinion the charges arose out of a j misunderstanding. lie knew nothing J personally about the facts and did not i want to interfere with a full investiga I tion, but he thought it would be a mat- ter of profound surprise to tho bar of j Ohio if any stain was fouud on Judge Ricks. i The memorial was referred to the com l mittee on judiciary. ! The charges wero placed iu the hands i of Congressman Tom Johnson, who weut i to the treasury department and discov ered, among other things, that Judge j Kicks had riled a statement of fees re ; ceived iu certain Birdsc-li patent cases, : but that, according to this statement, fees to the amount of over $1)00 had been I held back three or four years. Judge Kicks was the first federal i judge who gave a wide interpretation of the law bearing ou strikes, in the Auu Arbor case sbout a year ago. 1-his action of Judge Ricks, coupled w ith the fact ! that a little later he delivered a lecture I in Chicago ia which he took strong j ground in favor of corporations, aroused j antagonism among tho laboring classes. Clmracler of the PAlitiun. ! The petition of the Central Labor i union of Cleveland, O., for the impeach ment of Judge Ricks of the northern I district of Ohio, uresented today, is a voluminous document, giving iu detail the charges that the judge between Sep tember 1, iSaO and December 21, 1891, converted to his own use various sums. j aggregating I the judge j to be a $1,558. " has person perform It charges that shown himself wholly tin fitted the duties and to properly maintain . tiie dignity and character of said judicial olfiee and that he is an un safe and dangerous person to te en trusted with the performance of the im portant duties thereof and the public welfare requires that he be removed." The seal of the Central Labor union is on the document and it is signed by Robert Baudlaw and Robert Bartholo, as committee. Copies of the record of the court, giv ing iu detail the sums alleged to have teen misappropriated, are appended. A NEW cIllRISTIAN ORDER. This One Is Kxclunivaly For Moye Ia Called National Hoye' League Denver, Col., Aug. C. Incorporation papers have been tiled here for the Na tional Boys' League, au organization in tended for toys from 14 to SJl years of uge. The proposed work of the league is a combination of the Chautauqua-Christian Endeavor ideas, the motto being "Self-Help." Ralph Field, who is at the head of the organization, has beeu per fecting plans for several years, and has selected a strong board of direc tors from several states. The league has already begun the publication of a weekly paper called the Baptist Chris tian and wiil shortly issue a series of "Jiamphlets on subjects of direct interest to all ambitious youths. Besides this work, which is intended for all classes of boys, tho league will build iu this city a great industrial school and home for homeless boys. The Brightside home for boys has been turned over to the national organization for this purpose. PA Y DAY TOjIORR 0 W. The treasurer's office announces that the Sdnta Fe shopmen will be paid to morrow afternoon at 4 o'clock. Tiie Harbor aud Iliver Kill. Washington, Aug. 6. The confer ence report on the river aud harbor bill has been agreed to by the senate. This completes the bill and it goes to the president for signature. ov. ilUir Drad. Dktroit, Aug. 6. After an illness lasting several days. Governor Biair passed away at 12 o'clock this morning. He had been unconscious since Frid iv last and had no strength left. 1 he who.e family was at his bedside. hoi era in Holland. Amsterdam, Aug. G. Five new cases of cholera and three deaths from that disease have been reported from Mae stricht last Sunday. R. J. Sloat, populist nominee for rep resentative, started in on ihis new job this morning as a traveling represent. -tive of an eastern glove house. 1 e want to the southern part of the state. BRUTES JJFJUGMEfl. A Scene Anions: the Modern Savajres of Chicago. A How Breaks Out Little Child. Over a BEATEN WITH BOTTLES Women Pounded Into Insensi bility by Drunken Men. A Father Hipped His Son. Open by Chicago, Aug. 6. The new govern ment pier last night was the scene of a fight incited ty several drunken tugmeu which nearly cost tho lives of several people. The row started over the use of vile language in front of a four-year-old child ty a lot of trawling tugmeu and the loafers who infested the place. John Fiynn, the father, attempted to take the child away from the tugmen, and the latter resisted, assisted ty Cap tains Brown and Smith. In less than a minute Fiynn, a man named McDer rnond and the tugmeu were engaged iu a rough and tumble fight, in which beer bottles, dishes and every othar available weapon was used. Nearly everybody around the place took one sido or tho other and blood flowed in streams. Mrs. McDermond and -Mrs. Fiynn tried to interfere, but were beaten into insensi bility with beer bottles iu the hands of ! the tugmen. At last Fiynn and JlclJer- nioml sank to the floor half insensible. Their assailants ground their heels into the faces of the helpless men, and when they thought Fiynn and his companion wero finished, threw them into the lake. The men immediately sank and would have been drowned had not the tug Sun beam, Captain Smith, just then steamed up and picked the men from the water. The tugmen refused to let the tug laud, and sacking all the beer and refresh ment stands which had not already been demolished, they attacked tho boat with dishes and bottles, keeping it at a dis tance. The crew of the Sunbeam, aTier a con sultation, agreed to force a lauding anil take the injured woman at all hazards. Each man armed with a revolver sprang upon tho pier, and at the points of tho guns compelled the drunken travelers to stand back while the women aud children were carried aboard. Augry demonstrations wero made and a number of people who wished to come in on the Sunbeam, among them being several wo men, were afraid to approacii the boat. With all the injured people safe aboard, Captain Smith steamed back to the city. Warrants have been sworn out for the arrest of all men con cerned in the assault. Stabbed Hie Fallicr. Chicago, Aug. U. Henry Whitmann, the aged victim of his son's assault, is lying at the county hospital iu u dying condition. This morning the two toys, one aged 16 and the other 22 were taken to the hospital and iden tified by the dying father as his assail ants. Early this morning tho boys, 'Wal ter aud llarry, returned home aftor spending tho night at a dance. Mr. Whitmann upbraided the toys for staying out so lato aud tho boys retaliat ed with angry words. From words tlioy resorted to olows, and the father was chastising the toys iu a wholesome man ner when one of them plunged a knife into tho old man's stomach producing a frightful wound. Wheu the police were called they were denied admittance to the house, but gained entrance by force. The father was eent to the hospital in an unconscious condition and the toys were locked up at tho West Chicago avenue station. The old man was revived long enough this morning to identify his sona as his assailants. A. II. I. StrlUe. St. Paul, Aug. (i. At a meeting of the local organization of the A. It. U., the employes of the St. Paul oj Duluth. Omaha, Burlington and Milwaukee sys tems at this poiut the strike was form ally declared off. LOCAL MENTIO N. John Fleisch, formerly the chief clerk in Division Superintendent McLellan'd office here, is in the city visiting friends. He is now in the Santa Fe's Colorado Springs offices. Tho Thorn pson-Farr Mercantile com pany of Marion, Kas., has filed its char mer with the secretary of state. The in I corporators are Chas. W. Thompson, Bes j sie Thompson, A. B. Farr, Hattie H. Farr j aud E. Dahlmger. Capital $10,000. Albert Hess, who was lor many years employed in the Santa Fe genera! offices here, was killed near Fort Worth, Texas, laot Tuesday. He was a Rock Island brakeman and was run over by his train He was buried there. His parents now live in Cnicago. He was twenty-three years old. Superintendent of Insurance Snider, who is iu New York representing the state in the examination of the Si:w York life insurance company which is being made by six states, is sick and has telegraphed to Assistant Superintendent of lnsuriincfi C. A. Tuylor to come and take his place. Water For Tj pho.'d Pat ients. Dr. Hector Maiilart of fienova co:i clndes that typhoid fever patients should in s;ll cases drink at least five or six qnr.rts of wat. r daily. The duration of tiics fever is not affected, tut encorafort atle and alarming symptoms tiro aba-ted, and no nnpieasaut consequences have been observed. A Community of Chews Playera. In the Austrian village of Storbeh all the inhabitants are chess plr.yers, mid the gaxne is taught ia the jmblic schools. BURNED IT THEMSELVES. Rimarkibi Charge Made by Labor ? to Mayor Hopkins of C Iim ci. Chicago, Aug. 0. During t!.f ; week a committee of the A. R. I", h frequent consultations with Mayor li kins. Today W. 11 Burns, adirector ot t organization and head of the commit admitted that the purpose of their v was to furnish tho authorities with formation touching the damage i 11 of the railway companies. The A R. L. men say they ext t t prove in many instances that the struction of property for which dama are claimed w as done by u ' employed by the railroads aud ffiiT. managers' association. They claim to 1 able to prove that tho man arrtMte 1 1 Friday, charged with leading the riot an burning the cars on the Rock Maud r on July 5th was at that time iu t! employ of the Chicago k, Eastern l' nois road; they also claim to havo oil., similar cases. Their object is to show that the A. i LT. is not responsible for the riots and C Btruction of property. THE A. R. U. HEARING. It Ilcgine at a Lata Hour This Altar noon, Thd hearing for a temporary kj t tiou araitiel l.o.O members of the A. 1 U. to prevent them from interfering v a t.ie operation of tho railroads in K.i:i..n came up before Judge Foster at J p. tod ;y. Cat,t. J. G. Waters and Bennett li Wheeler appeared for the men and utki. that tho proceedings bo diMtiissed 1 : cause the bill was sworn to only upon in formation and belief. Several of t!i men appeared to tight the temporary in juuctiou but Judjo Foster ha 1 n-.t c cided at iiiod whether he would Lear v deuce or not. SAYS ITS ONLY i$7o0,iUH). Treasurer Wilder on the llorro Order Isut?d Saturday. Treasurer Wilder of the Santa I'e road company has made a statement tho amount authorized to bo born ty the receivers is $750.00 , hutea $1,500,000, as before reported. The i order, he 6ays, was to ratify former tracts. Mr. Wilder says: "Tho desire of the receivers, us as the trustees of the general inorf r i ; i t hi: 1 w -t o )t lo co 11 bonds and of tho reorganization con H!it tee is, that the floating debtedness shall not be ioere.i 1 more than absolutely neossary, while the $750,000 was fixed as a it is not the intention that tho amount shall be borrowed if tu continues reviving its it h is him collapse of the recent strike." Judge Foster, wno issued th'i i said today: "It is my recollect io-, the order was for fl, 500,00. It that the receivers ;:ro tender on tl.: tor, and I ruppose 1 should hav nothing about it." i ; a 1.1 a t iini 1 i : 1 t! KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS. Milwaukee .VythimiH to l t a I.i'.r(-- Tim pie Spear I'oinl.. At .1 meet iiu of prominent. Ktii;.-I.t-Pythias, liidd ut Mi 1 wan l.'-e. It. v. :is i!-. I od to build flurinjr tho cum nt jr;ir n 1 .1 temple in Milwaukee ut n co-,1 f Ciio.i A tux-k company will to 01 ,-mii !. ; Pyt hiiuis throughout tho tit a to will (. scribe to tho tttock. Tho Essex county (Mass. ) Pyt t i.i nr hold their annual parwlo and Imnqm 1 Haverhill Sept. SiO. There are ICS lodges, in Olifori i 1, w i a membership of lo.OiO. sixty-nine tic, sand dollars have teen paid for 1 -rli !', h, and funeral benefits during the year , sets uro named us $1",i('5. Faneuil hall lias been enpnged for t grand banquet to bo f.iven Ort. 10, t ti t K-.caslon of tho celebration of tlio 1 anniversary of tho establishment cf t grand lodge In Massachusetts. Bro. James Vliitclioue, rui l I ; of records and seal of the grand Ji.d" Marylund, was presented with iili.u ! , t fiilver tea set, with salver, on the ,-i ji-ji of his twenty-fifth anniversary In t.)i lo tion lie holds. . Tho Toronto K. of P. band can ik jnustor 4i) Sir Knights and aro tin; b musicians on the continent. T) I 1 25, which will accompany the ( i:.t . Pythir.ns and Toronto division. No. 1?, Washington, will spen': for Itself. Knighte of the (lolilrn l-.Hgle. Since the institution of the k" ' " of Pennsylvania in 1S70 there lit n i itiated 72,871 candidal; udmUtid ty e 1 or certificate, 1,428; rein',at.ed, 1, w it drawn, 2.t&!; deceased, l.t42; ovp ih-d, ;: reigod, 214; rejected, The 1 u:.-.- of brothers relieved wa ill S;l7. 'lb- t'.t amount of receipts wan i2,l.':t,2--: 7'". 1 total amount taid for the relief of too' he widowed families, burial of toedend t; ' donations v. as t747,C)! . 1.1. The t ot ul i 1000 of disbursements, includ.r.g inve.d rut n was S2,019.0:i7.2C. The average funds of cachcahlle in I'm. ylvania are fl Cm. ODDS AND ENDS. A round gold cornelian is eoi:r : I r the proper thing for morning v ,u. Nev' poptal fettles aro a pii! or 01 base supporting a rxi.le. cf p. il i ii silver. Dresden china hatn'.l"S to if-e cr ' r.i:d 1 i?y forks are di-T laved m nttrtt iveiy til t tiny l:s::.f.ce ail other. The ""gyp; tun t-e-Rrabi-tf m-in crri r.ga'ii li.to l.offi". it-t!ceu cr.. n hcyiatated tuii united by r; ; Thiiv is a 1 r-g .manco for s. - .11:1 oil o ) colu.ts r.i i.noi by bav.-j a ; to 1 .: j a of s-t) ., -ai. 1, r.ui HVi si rands ( .nm 1 t v.-i !1 at-.t:t t!.-- - a::t.-. sq'iiweor heart r.m.dL..!' ;..: gJ" :i v ' 11 pjtis : g. id, sire in h V.'ifV aro worn hv.-ii;i," . quart, i-t t popularity, tiny gold Important to .i1 ier . I' i-:i.: . Those having friend who nerved tho late war, buried in Topeka e.-iiie') are urgently requested to dmpu carl the committee of Topeka Post 71, (' R., giving name, company an I regrn-. of such deeea-od noldiers. A 1 lie -; B. M. Van Ci.kavk, Secretary. 12G1 I'oik street, c.M A.