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WASHINGTON, SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 1891. 16 PAGES.
SEEKING THE CONVENTION.
ACTIVE WORK MY DELEGATIONS
FROM VARIOUS CITIES.
Kow York's Mif Delegation In Making
Things Ittvoly for tho AVostornara
Chicago Isn't In It Speculations by
Tho representatives of tho cities of Omnba,
Minneapolis, Cincinnntl, San Francisco, De
troit, and Now York lmo so far openod head
quarters at the Arlington Hotel lor tho pur
pose of conducting tho campaign to secure
tho vote of tho National Republican Commit
tee in favor of holding tho next National Con
vention within their borders. All of these
have their full delegates hero.
No delegation is expected from Chicago, as
t s generally understood that tho World's
Fair City is satisfied with tho honors already
accorded her by Congress in giving her tho
Fair. Sho will willingly entertain tk9 con
vention if it is decided that it shall go there,
but sho will not strive for tho honor,
Tho advance guard of delegates who aro
hero for tho purpose of urging tho claims of
Cincinnati for tho convention was reinforced
during yesterday afternoon by tho arrival of
tho following persons: Rcpieseutattvcs Cald
well and Storer, W. A. R. Tennoy, Goorgo B.
Cor, Rudolph Hynicka, D. G. Edwards, H. B.
Dunbar, E. 0. Eshelby, Aucust Hermann, H.
B. Morchead, John Gootz, jr., D. C. Shears,
Amos Smith, jr., T. W. Zimmerman, Louis
Rlnkenberirer, Colonel W. L. Robinson, E. N.
Roth, and D. C. Shears.
Governor-elect McKlnloy was expected last
night and ex-Governor Foraker to-day. Sena
tor Sherman is also expected some time before
the meeting of tho committee to-morrow. Tho
full Cincinnati delegation hayo now taken
possession of their headquarters and aro pro
secuting the work before them with vigor.
Now York City's delegation reached tho
city about 4 o'clock by special train via tho
Pennsylvania Railroad. Most of them aro
stopping at tho Arlington Hotel, where their
headquarters are. There wore upwards of
100 men in tho delegation, representing tho
Republican Club of tho city of Now York,
tho Hotel Men's Association, and tho general
citizens' committee appointed to urge before
tho National Republican Committee the hold
ing of tho uoxt National Republican Conven
tion in New York. Among tho delegates aro
Hon. Elliot F. Khcpard, 'General C. H. T.
Collls, General Ira M. Hedges, P. C. Louns
berry, G. W. Turner, Mortimer C. Addoms,
Jacob M. JPatterson, V. R. Worrall, Jaraea
Talcott, John W. Vrooman, W. M. K. Olcott,
E. A. Newell, L. E, Chittenden, "William H.
Bellamy, W. D. Murphy, J. H. Phipps, F. C.
Lovoland, A. T. Sayles, A. C. Cheney, J. A.
Greene, H. C. Northrup, C. H. Denlson, A. C.
Fish, II. Melville, and Charles Andrews.
Hon. J. Sloat Faseett arrived on tho morning
Seuator Hlscock reached tho city durln g
tho afternoon. Chauneey M. Depcw and
Charles E. Coon are expected hero this morn
ing. After dinner tho delegates thronged tho
corridors of tho hotel and actively began tho
work which brought them here. Tho Now
York delegates on their trip to Washington
were tho guests of tho Pennsylvania Railroad.
The run from Jersey City to Washington was
accomplished in tho remarkably quick time
of four hours and thirty-three minutes. While
aboard tho train tho delegates raised an addi
tional guarantee fund of $15,000. This fact
was telegraphed to Mr. Depow and Mr. Coon,
who had remained in New York to assist in
getting tho fund completed.
Minneapolis is making a grand push for tho
convention, while California Is making a
great chow under tho guidance of Do Young,
of tho Chronicle, and Omaha's demand Is being
vigorously presented by Editor Rosewatcr, of
Colonel A. J. Blethen, of Minneapolis, re
views tho situation in this way : "There Is an
undercurrent favorable to the Northwest, and
emphatic for tho West as a whole. Tho West
objects to New York for sentimental reasons.
Tho West believes that no political aid could
como from holding tho Republican convention
in Now York. Tho West Is emphatic in its
declaration that to hold tho convention In tho
Mississippi or tho Missouri Valley, would glvo
great uld to tho Republican cause. Tho West
believes that such a wave of enthusiasm would
bo created asUo ensure tho absolute control to
tho party of tho entire Eastern and North
western States, oven to tho reclamation of
"But tho West just as radically believes
that to hold tho convention in Now York City
is to surrender to Wall street. While this is
puerility, so far as tho actual facts aro con
corned, every man hero from Minneapolis,
Oraabq, and California would swear that it
would cost tho Republicans of tho Mississippi
and Missouri valleys ono-quarter to one-third
of tho granger vote, which simply meanB de
feat in Iowa, Minnesota, Kansas, and doubt
ful results In Wisconsin, aud Montana, Tho
Minneapolis delegation bases its claims to the
convention on its ability to properly entertain
and care for the convention as demonstrated
by its entertainment of tho Christian En
deavor Convention lust June, when 12,000
delegates assembled in Exposition Hall con
tinuously for one week. Theso arguments
aro having their influence with tho committee.
Minneapolis, Omaha and California aro em
phatic for an open ballot when tho timocomes,
that tho country may know just how each
member of the committee casts his vote.
There Is a rumor that tho committee aro dis
cussing tho propriety of a secret ballot, which
tho West construes to bo in favor of Now
It is claimed by Now Yorkers that their
chances of success aro very good; that tho op
position in tho West will bo overcome; that
already there aro evidences of panic in tho
delegations,!' rom tho Western cities, caused by
tho vigorous campaign that is being con
ducted by tho large and stroiig delegation from
Tho New York delegation had a meeting
with closed doors at 0 o'clock in tho evening'
Tho New Yorkers say they will have twelve
votes on tho first ballot. Thoy aro hopeful
tho prUo will como to them, and they havo
begun to work hard for it. Hon. J. S. Fas
eett, tho member of tho National Commlttco
from Now York and also tho secretary of tho
committee, said last night that he was for Now
York City first, laBt, and all ho time. It was
too early yet, ho thought, to toll what tho out
como of tho committee's deliberations would
Detroit's advanco guard was reinforced last
night by tho arrival of a large dumber of
gentlemen from thot city and othor parts of
Michigan. Tho members of tho delegation
say thoy aro prepared to offer to tho conven
tion all that is necessary in tho way of accom
modations for tho delegates to the convention
and facilities for carrying on its work. Thoy
oxpoct, they say. to get a plurality of tho
votes of tho commlttco on tho first ballot. A
number of offers will come from tho South.
Tho manner in which Detroit cared for tho
Grand Army last Bummer, tho delegates eay,
will Influence some votes In their favor.
Tho Omaha peoplo Bay there is a kindly
feeling 'in favor of their city manifested by
tho committeemen called upon. They aro
feeling as much encouraged as they can well
foil at this etauo of tho game. It Is very evi
dent, tho delegates Bay, that the sentiment is
fast crystalizlng in favor of tho convention
going West for tho reason that its influenco is
more needed in that section of the country
than In any othsr.
Tho Minneapolis peoplo also expressed
themselves in a hopeful strain last night.
Thoy aro not making public any figures, but
thoy say they expect to havo a sufficient num
ber of votes on tho first ballot, which when
added to those Omaho claims, will make a
majority of all votes cast.
M. H. Do Youmr, the member of tho Na
tional Committee from California, is gratified
at tho progress that San Francisco Is making
In her fight for the convention. "There i6 going
to bo a long drawn-out contest," ho said last
night, "but San Francisco will get tho prize.
Tho prospects for it never looked brighter
than they do to-night."
Tho canvassing among tho delegates was
kept up until after midnight. Tho lobbies
of tho hotel and the headquarters of tho
various delegations were crowded with busy
workers. Very few members of tho National
Committee whoso preferences are not deter
mined upon would commit themselves to
voto for any city. Nearly all tho members
of the National Committee are now in tho
city or aro represented by proxy, and those
not hero are expected to-day.
PITTSUOKO DELEGATION COMING.
PiTTsnuiio, Nov. 21. At a large massmeot
ing this afternoon a committee of twenty-flvo
representative citizens, composed of Repub
licans and Democrats and headed by Superin
tendent Pitcairn, of tho Pennsylvania Rail
road, was appointed to go to Washington aud
present its claims for the next National Con
vention of the Republican party. Tho meeting
to-day was very enthusiastic and it was shown
that this city was amply able to accommodate
any crowd that might bo drawn here by tho
Tho committee wilj leave for Washington
on a special Baltimore & Ohio train to-morrow.
The State committee will also make an
effort to secure tho Democratic National Convention.
THE! CABINET RESIGNED.
A Pollticnl Crisis In Spain Action by
tho Queen Regent.
Madhid, Nov. 21. At a meeting of tho
Cabinet this morning Senor Sllvela, Minister
of tho Interior, expressed his desiro to resign
giving as his reason for this action tho fact that
all the politicians of Spain seemed to approve
of the programme announced by tho conserva
tive party. Even tho reformists, said Senor Sll
vela, had accepted tho conservative principles.
Senor Canovas del Castillo, president of tho
Council of Ministers, tried to dissuade Senor
Sllvela from his purpose, but all tho argu
ments ho put forth were of no avail, as tho
latter was fully determined to withdraw from
tho ministry. Thereupon Senor Villaverde,
Minister of Justice, said that as a political
crisis existed in tho country, all tho members
of tho council should resign their portfolios,
and thus leave tbo.Queen Regent unfettered in
her action. This' idea met with tho ap
proval of tho ministers, and, after some
discussion of tho matter, it was decided that
they should all retire from the positions thoy
occupied. Tho Queen Regent and tho presi
dent of tho council then hold a conference,
which ended in tho Queon Regent accepting
tho resignation of tho council and charging
Senor Canovas del Castillo with tho task of
forming a now ministry.
QoTomor Hovoy Alarmingly 111.
Indianapolis, Ind., Nov. 21. Governor
Hovoy had a sinking spell to-night. His con
dition at midnight was alarming.
Tho Pope- Complains.
Rome, Nov. 21. All tho personages who
havo had interviews with tho Fopo assert that
ho frequently complains of declining health
and speaks of his death as not being far dis
tant. Ho complains much of his position, be
ing kept in what is practically a state of Im
prisonment, not being able to leave tho Vati
Hemic Elected to Congress.
Knoxville, Tenn., Nov. 21. Fragmentary
returns from the special election held in this
dlstrIct,to fill tho vacancy caused by tho death
of Congressman L. C. Houk, indicato tho
election of his sou, John C.nouk, over J.C. J.
Williams, Democrat, by a majority between
6,000 and 7,000.
Captain Schley's Mother Dead.
Baltimore, Nov. 31. Mrs. Schley, mother
of Captain Schley, of cruiser Baltimore, diod
at her home In this city this evening. Sho
had beou ill for several weeks.
Goorgo James Curry, aged 25, sou of tho
well-known contractor, M. J, Curry, died of
consumption yesterday. Tho deceased wus an
exemplary young1 roim. whose gonial ways
made him populur with nil. Mr, Curry wftB
married three years ugo. About two years
later his wlto died of consumption, and it Is
believed ho contracted tho disease from her.
YALE RETRIEVES HERSELF
THE BLUE WAVES OVER THE CRIM
SON MY 10 TO O.
The Grout Football Contest Witnessed
by Twenty Thousand Peoplo Yale's
Splendid Tonui Worlt Mllss Plays a
SriuxariHLD, Mass., Nov. 21. Tho great
game is over and Yalo has won tho day. Fully
30,000 peoplo saw tho blue wave victorious on
Hampden Park to-day, and when tho great
contest was over it was tho unanimous con
viction that tho best team had won. Tho field
was in tho best possible condition, the day a
porfoct one. The Cambridge cloven wa6 out
played and tho best team won. Tho mighty
Hoffclfingcr and tho doughty little Bliss were
nn invincible pair, and to them chiefly belong
tho credit of Vale's victory. Harvard's rush
line was fatally weak and of little aesistanco
to her half-bac'ks, while Yale's lino was al
most perfect in tho guarding of their bacKs.
Behind tho lino McCIung proved much tho
weakest of tho Yale's. McCormlck showed
himself to bo a great ground gainer. For gen
oral all-round Avork behind tho lino Bliss car
ried off the honors of tho day. His tackling
and rushing were phenomenal, and
in punting ho was a good match
for tko Harvard captain. Behind
tho lino no word of criticism can be
charged to Harvard's team, but without any
support they were helpless against Yale's
lino tacklors. Tho blocking oil was wretched,
and tho Yalo rushers were down on tho backs
before thoy could start. Lake and Corbett
did somo line work, but it was of no avail
without strength in the line. Harvard's right
end, which was supposed to bo tho strongest
point in her rush line, was very weak, and
many of Yale's big gains were made around
It was a kicking game throughout. After
Yalo had scored the first touch-down in four
minutes, Harvard began to punt and continued
theso tactics during tho rest of tho game. In
tho first half the ball was in Harvard's terri
tory most of the time. In tho second half
Harvard forced tho playing much of the time,
and Trafford twice had a chance to try for a
goal from tho field, but failed in both in
stances. Tho gamo was called at exactly 2
o'clock, Yalo having the ball and the south
goal. Yalo was formed in the wedge and
made a, short gain. The ball went to Biles,
who made tho whole south rushers, the first
around tho lino. McCormlck then started on
tho first long run of tho gamo. Aided by fine
blocking ho dodged through almost tho entire
Harvard eleven, and was not downed until he
had reached Harvard's 10-yard line, nf ter a 45
yard run. Bucking the centre, tho Yalo backs
carried tho ball by 6hort rushes inside tho 15
yard line, and tho ball was pushed over tho
line, Morrison scoring tho touch-down in four
minutes' play. Tho ball was brought out and
McCIung failed on an e6y goal, score 4 to 0.
The second half opened at 3:18 o'clock. Har
vard formed tho wedgo and made little gain.
Trafford made a fine punt, carrying tho ball to
Yale's 25-yard line. McCIung tried to get
around tho end but lost ground and Bliss was
forced to punt. Trafford soon returned it
and Bliss caught the ball and tried to rush it,
but was downed by Nowcll on the Yalo 20-yard
lino. Harvard breached and hold tho lino in
better shape and Bliss was forced to punt.
When tho ball was passed back Bliss broke
through tho lino and tackled Corbett fiuely.
Trafford punted again and tho ball was downed
on Yale's 30-yard lino. McCIung took
the ball but lost ground again. Bliss punted,
and Corbett missed tho catch and' Wales got
tho ball. Bllsa found a fine hole in tho lino
and gained fifteen yards which McCormlck
followed with another run of twenty yards.
Harvard held for four downs and got tho ball.
Trafford punted again and tho same play was
repeated after getting tho ball again on four
downs. Bliss punted, and after Trafford had
bucked the centre for Ave yards, tho ball was
Sassed to Corbott. He was finely tacked by
Inckoy and in falling lost tho ball. Bliss
was on hand and caught tho ball on the bound
and with a clear field scored tho second and
last touch down. McCIung kicked the goal
and tho score was 10 to 0. Littlo tlmo re
mained audnarvard began to play desperately .
Tho ball was forced by short hard rushes, fell
down into Yalo's territory, and Trafford tried
for a goal from tho field but his ru6h lino failed
to hold and tho kick was blocked by tho Yalo
ruBhcr, but Ilallowell received tho ball finely.
Harvard continued to force the ball, and when
Yalo's ; 15-yard lino was reached, Trafford
tried again for a goal from tho Hold. It was
an easy drop kick but ho missed it and tho
last chance for scoring was ;lost. Yalo now
braced up, aud lu tho remaining time forced
tho ball up tho field. Time was called with
tho ball in Harvard's territory. Score, Yalo
10; Harvard 0.
CAPTAIN M'CLUNa Ol" YALE.
McCIung Is a veteran athlete. His early
boyhood days were spent atKnoxville, Tenn.,
where he manifested great ability iu out-door
sports. Subsequently, as a pupil at Phillips
1JBI ft. I
Exeter Academy, ho was a leader in both base
ball and football. He was a catcher of tho
nine forsoveral years, and was captain of the
football team tho last year of his stay at tho
preparatory tchool. As a tennU player ho
often represented the crimson and gray iu tho
semi-annual tournaments with Andover. He
enterad Yale in the inll ot 1889, and was given
the position of half-buck on tho team. Mc
Clnng Ib 22 yours old. Ho Ib of good statue,
strongly built, and remarkably agile.
CAT-TAIN TRAFrORD OF HARVARD.
Trafford succeeded Cummoek as captain of
th Harvard team. His men call him "Bimie."
He ia in the junior class, and has ployed three
years for his college, as full-back for two years.
The victory of Harvard over Yale last vear
waa tho occasion of his being made captain.
While on tho Exeter eleven, previous to his
entering Harvard, he held the captaincy.
Trafford has a cool head and good judgment,
Is a. fast runner, a clever dodger, and a long
and accurate kicker.
The teams lined up as follows:
Yale. Positions. Harvard.
Hinckcy Left-end Emmers
Winter Left-tackle Wateis
Heffelfinger Left-guard Dexter
Sanford Centre Bangs
Morrison Right-guard Mackie
Wallis Right-tackle Newell
Hartwoll Right-end Hallo well
Barbour Quarter-back Gage
McCIung Half-back Lake
Bliss Half-back Corbett
McCormick Full-back Trafford
Referee, Moffatt, of frinceton.
Umpire, Coffin, of Wesleyan.
A DESPERATE BATTLiE
Two Hundred RobelH and Twenty Sol
London, Nov. 21. A despatch from Tehe
ran, the capital of Persia, states that the
Mujtahld, or high priest of the Shah's sect,
which is the predominant religious sect of tho
country, its followers numbering nearly
7,000,000, recently fomented a revolt in
Mazanderan, a province in northern Persia.
The government took prompt measures to
suppress the revolt, and a body of troops was
dispatched to restore order anil to place the
high priest nnder arrest. The rebels were
prepared, however, and made a determined
resistance against tho Shah's soldiers. They
had entrenched themselves In a, 6tronir posi
tion and when summoned to surrender re
fused to do so. Orders were then given to
attack the stronghold of the rebels and a long
contested and desperate battle ensued. Tho
rebels fought with desperation, knowing full
well the punishment that would be inllicted
upon them by tho Shah should thoy fall into
his hands, but they were finally defeated, not,
however, until 300 of their number had boon
killed. The loss of the troops were 20 killed.
A largo number of the rebels were taken
prisoners, and it is expected that summary
justice will be meted to them. Among the
prisoners is tho high priest, to whose machina
tions tho whole trouble was due.
FUNERAL OF AOTOlt FLORENCE.
Impressive Ceremonies In Church To
Morrow. New York, Nov. 21. The board of di
rectors of tho Players' Club met this afternoon
and took appropriate action in tho death of
Mr. Florence. Tho meeting was presided
over by Edwin Booth. Tho funeral arrange
ments were completed to-day. The body will
remain at tho hotel until Monday morning at
9 o'clock when it will bo taken to St. Agues'
Church attended by members of his family and
the pall-bearers, Edwiu Booth, A. M. Palmer,
John G. Ilecksher, C. F. Fearing, William
Winter, Clayton McMichael, Hiram Hitch
cock, and John Russell Young. Requiem
mass will bo sung by Rev. Henry Pratt, and
tho memorial eulogy pronounced by Rev. Dr.
Henry Brann. Laura Bellini, of tho CaBino
Company, will sing a hymn. Among tho
U6hers will be Monteflero Isaacs, F. W.
Sanger, Rudolph Aronsou, Louis Aldrich, and
Maurice Barrymore. Admission to the church
will bo by ticket.
Naval War Veterans.
Potomac Association No, 1 of tho Naval
War Veterans was orgauized In this city last
Wednesday night at Union Hall with 125
members. The following officers which were
elected were installed by a delegation from a
Baltimore lodce: Commander, J, N. Newton;
lieutenant commander, R, M, Vennermau;
lieutenant, F. M, Skinner; paymaster, J. B.
Roberts, and secretary, J. C. King. Another
meeting will be hold on Wednesday night in
the hall at tho corner of Seventh and D
streets at 7:30 o'clock.
Alliance Man Wants Olllcc,
Indianapolis, Nov. 21. Tho Supremo
Council of tho Alliance indorsed U. P. Dun
can, of South Carolina, for appointment to tho
Interstate Commerce Commission, vico Brairg
deceased, and appointed a committee to urge
upon President Harrison the justice of ap
pointing a lepresentatlve of the agilcultural
interests on the commission. President Polk,
J. B. Beverly, of Virginia, ana Hugh Mitchell,
of Maryland, constitute the committee,
A FRIGHTFUL ACCIDENT.
WORKMEN MURIED AND DROWNED
IN A PIT.
Murstlngr of a Hugo Conduit Which Sup
plies East Brooklyn With Vator
Iiaborors Ovortakon by tho Rushing
Flood Prom tho Kcsorvolr.
New York, Nov. 21. A frightful accident
occurred at 3 o'clock this afternoon near tho
RIdgcwood reservoir in East Brooklyn. A
huge water conduit burst in nn excavation In
which a number of laborers were working and
caused thowallBto cave In. Tho workmen
were buried under tons of oarth and gravel,
and tho pit wbb immediately flooded with
water from tho broken main, drowning all tho
men before any attempt could bo made to
The number of men employed In tho ex
cavation has not yet been ascertained. It is
believed that not one of them escaped alive.
Three dead bodies have already been taken
from tho pit, but tho other victims aro still
buried out of sight. As soon as tho conduit
burst an alarm was sent to tho gate house
and tho water was shut off from tho conduit.
It was too late, however, to do any good.
The RIdgewood Reservoir supplies tho entire
eastern district of Brooklyn with water. That
part of tho city has been cut off in con
sequence of tho accident. It was saidthero
were six men at work in tho conduit when it.
Later. The following persons were res
cued: JohnBaer, 19 years; Michael Smith, 35:;
Ernest Glllish, 19; Verin Snorer, 34.
Four men are known to havo been buried;
MRS. KEIiIjY WAS EJECTED.
A Sensational Sceno Near tho Arlington
On Thursday a sensational scene occurred4
at 813 Vermont avenue in front of tho Arling
ton. About 8 o'clock there camo forth sounds
from No. 813 that told of a quarrel going on
Inside, and as the noiso grew louder a crowd
gathered. At last the door opened and two men
came out with a woman, or rather tbo woman
wasf orclbly ejected by the two mcn.who, after
they had got her on tho pavement, pitched out.
a trunk and somo other articles, apparently
her belongings. Officer McAndrews came
alonc and to him the woman appealed, claim
ing the men had assaulted her. Ho asked if
she would prefer charges against them and
6hesaid shewould, so the officer started off to
the station with all of them. At tho station
the men registered as Nathan P. Webster and
William G. Webster, brothers, and they
claimed they had a lease on 813, and the wo
man had no right there. Tbo former is a.
real estate man while tho latter iSf
a clerk in tho General Land Office. Tho
woman is Mrs. Mary Kelly, a clerk in ono of
the Departments. She has lived in tho house
for somo time and has a right, she claims, up
to the 1st of December. Sergeant Myers tola
the men thoy would have to leave $10 collateral
for their appearance, which thoy did and for
feited tho same in tho Police Court yesterday.
Sergeant Myers also made tho Wobsters givo
the woman tho key of her room, and sho is
Called by Chairman Brlco to Meet in,
Washington, December 8.
Indianapolis, Nov. 31. S. P. Speren, sec
letary of tho Democratic National Committee
and ex-officio secretary of the executive com
mittee of that body, has by direction of Sena
tor Brice, chairman, issued a call for a meet
ing of the executive committee at tho Arling
ton notel, Washington, December 8, 1891.
The executive committee is composed of
tweuty-fivo members of tho National Com
mittee. News Notes.
Government receipts yesterday, S015.187.
Imported postage stamps, canceled or un
canceled, are to bo treated as printed matter.
Tho Treasury Dopartmout has paid out.
510,600,000 on account of pensions slnco tho 1st
instant aud will pay out 82,000,000 more on that .
account before tho end ot tho month.
Amount of 4 per cent, bonds redeomod to.
date, $21,031,050, louving outstanding 83,870,050..
Tho Comptroller of tho Currcnoy yesterday
nppointed J. W. Sproul, of Union City. Penn
sylvania, receiver ot tho Corry National Bank, .
of Corry, Pennsylvania.
Immigrant Commissioner ShultieH, who has
just returned from a foreign tour of inspec
tion, hud a conference with Assistant Hecrotnry
Nottleton at tho Treasury Dopnrtmont yester
day. Undressed poultry and game aro dutiblo at
10 per cent, ad valorem as " unonumorated'
Tho Russian Government has issued n ukase -prohibiting
tho export of wheat from xtussia.
AH but ono woman escaped from tho Baxter
street, Now York, tenement bouso, which
burned yosterdny morning.
Price of wheat advunced on tho strength of
tho ukase prohibiting tho export of that cereal
"Mark Twain" gave a luncheon to Mrs. Gen
eral Hancock, Hon. Willmiu Walter Phelps,
the American Minister, and othor notablo
Americans tit Berlin yesterday.
Horr AVorrnuth. tho Goimun Imperial Com
missioner to tho World's Fair In Chicago, is in
Munich working m tbo interests of tho fair.
Ho has iuduced tho Bavarlun Chamberof Com
merce to adopt oneru'etlo measures looking to
tbo proper representation of Bavaria at tho
For tho District of Columbia, Virginia and'
Maryland, slightly warm or; increasing south
erly winds; cloudy wouthcr and rain Sunday
unu probably Monday.
Thcrmometor readings yesterday: 8 a. m.,80;
12 m., 50; 8 p.m., 02; maximum lomporaturo
50; minumuiu temperature, 31. Sumo date lust
year: Maximum temperature, &', minimum,
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