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The Amerclan-Born Husband of the
Queen of Hawaii Dies Quite
John L. Sullivan Was Not so Bois
terous as Reported While
in Australia.
A Tragedy on Shipboard In Which an
Eloplag Couple Ligured-Central
Amerlcan News.
SAN Faroecsoo, Sept. 5.-The steamship
Mariposa arrived to-day from Australia via
Honolalu. Hon. John Dominie, prince
consort of Hawaii, died August 26th from a
sudden attack of pneumonia. Queen Lili
oukalani was much affected by the death of
her husband. The remains were lying in
state in the palace when the steamer left.
Dominis was born in Schenectady, N. Y., in
1888. His father was an Italian and his
mother an American. He was taken to
Hawaii when a child and has since resided
there, except a few years during the Cali
fornia gold excitement, when he lived in
that state. He was married to the present
queen of Hawaii several years ago.
There was a severe shook of earthqake on
the island Aug. 25. but no great damage
was done. The Mariposa was delayed one
day in arriving here because of a severe
storm between Sydney and Auckland. The
pilot house and smoke room were stove in,
the cabins flooded, and considerable other
damage done. One of Madame Bernhardt's
servants and the ship's doqtor were injured.
When the steamer left Sydney, John L.
Sullivan and combination were about to
proceed to Melbourne. Capt. Haywood
stated that the stories of Sullivan'sconduct
on shipboard were greatly exaggerated. He
drank in Sydney, but did not create any
disturbance. A party of five roughs at
taoked Sullivan and a friend in a saloon
and were promptly knocked down.
Ceylon advises give details of the trage
dy on the steamship Hohenzollern, which
left Adelaide June 22. Lawenoce M. David
son eloped with Miss Ayliffe, his wife's
sister, a member of a prominent family. A
warrant was issued for their arrest and it
is presumed they heard of it for as the ship
entered fort Davidson he shot himself and
the girl took strychnine, both dying in a
short time.
The ight between Alfred Griffith, better
known as "Griff" and Billy Murphy, for
the featherweight chamnionship of the
world and a purse of £150, was won by
Griffith on a foul in the twenty-second
roand, after an exciting fight. Both men
were badly punished.
Neighboring States to Be Represented at
the Columbla Exposittion.
WIAsINeToN, Sept. 5.-Lient. Scarien,
special commissioner to the Central Amer
ica states, writes from Guatemala under
date of August 24, that the commission ap
pointed by the presldlet of that republic to
prepare an exhibit for the World's fair has
been fully organized and is already deeply
engaged in their work. Money for the
purpose has been placed at their disposal
by the government, and the county is being
canvassed to secure a full exhibit of its re
sources and industries.
The special commissioner of the World's
fair in Central America, Lieut. Schriven,
cables asking that half an aore of ground
be set apart at Jackson park for the use of
Nicaragua. The government of that re
public intends to erect its own building,
which will be a big one, and will make
a complete display of its products
and resources. Commissioners have been
appointed to superintend the collection of
the exhibit, and are already at woik. The
government of Salvador has appropriated
$10,000 to erect a building in Chicago, and
has directed Barueh, its new consul gen
eral in New York, to draw the plans and
superintend its construction.
The Government Suppressed the Uprising
at the Cost of Many Lives
NEW YORK, Sept. 5.-Ramon Valez, of this
city, has received a letter from his agent in
Granada, Nicurague,which says the chief of
police and a number of his soldiers were
shot during the riots in that city Aug. 23,
and that more than fifty citizen rioters
were either killed or wounded. He says
five persons suspected' of the movement
against the government, Ex-President Cha
morro, Ex-President Lavata, Anselmo
Rivas, director Niearaguense, and Senore
Enrique Guzmau and J. D. Rodriguez,were
apprehended and imprisoned. 'lhe rioters
included a number of prominent citizens.
They were armed with rifles and attacked
the ba? racks, tiring on the garrison. It re
quired a supreme effort on the part of the
soldiers, a number of whom were killed, to
repel the attack. Aug. 25th the suspected
reyolutionists were tried, found guilty and
eondemned to perpetual exile, with the
warning that they would be immediately
shot If found on Nicaraguan soil.
Black Bear's Fatal Spree.
DsxVER, Sept. 5.-Black Bear, chief of the
Indians on exhibition at Fisk's garden,
filled up with "fire water" late last night
and whipped his squaw. When the other
Indians remonstrated, the chief took an
other cull at the flask and started to clean
out the aborigines. He made for Bear
Robe in regular Indian fashion, raising a
terrible war whoop and that Indian, not
oaring for a personal encounter, drew a
six-shooter and fired three shots at Black
L.far, two taking effect. The chief will not
allow the doctors to examine him, but it is
thought one bullet will prove fatal.
Cotton Plckers to Strike.
New Oit.ANs, La., Sept. 6.-The Times
Democrat's Galveston special tells of the
organization of the colored cotton pickers,
who have agreed to pick no cotton after a
certain date for less than $1 per hundred
pounds and board. 'the organization has
been perfected the medium of the colored
alliance, and now numbers more than half
a million. It is learned a secret circular
has been mailed to all the pickers through
out the cotton belt, fixing the date for the
inanguration of the strike.
Murdered and Cremated.
NiSeVwILE, Tenn., Sept. 5.-William
Smith and wife, living near Livingston,
went to church, leaving two daughters, 17
and 18 years age, in tie house. An house
later the house was disruovred to be in
flames, and whbn the neighbors canme they
saw the dead bodies of the girls lying on
the floor in pools of blood. The bodies
were consumed. The girls had been inur
dered by an unknown person and the house
To Itue Trahins into Astorla.
COInoto, Sept. 5.-An Inter-Ocean special
from Astoria, Oregon, says the Southern
Pacificroad has purchased the Astoria &,
South Coast railway for $54,000. Just
what the Southern Inacifi will do with it is
niot known, but the correspondent surnlines
the company will construct a bridge across
the river and run trains into Astoria direct.
Flyers on aseters and Western Courses
Base ail BRecord.
Dmrrjo, May 5.--[pecial.]-The races
here to-day were well attended. Owing to
the condition of the track which is new and
very slow, no time was taken.
First race, mile dash, for a purse of $200
-William Dingley's Gladstone won.
Thpough a misunderstanding Gold Bar did
not run.
The 600-yard dash for a purse of $100 was
won by J. E. Bosek's Comet.
Five-eighths of a mile dash, three start
ere, for a purse of $150-Dingley's Glad
stone won.
To-morrow will be the last days' racing.
From here the horses no to Ogden.
BRaes at Sheepshead Bay.
Sn7esUEzAn BAY, Sept. 5.-Weather cool;
track fast.
One mile-Racine won, Saunterer second,
Worth third. Time, 1:44 8-5.
Futurity course-Leonawell won, Dagonet
second, Wightman third. Time, 2:10 8-5.
One mile and three-quarters-teokon
won. Bermuda second, John Cavanagh
third. Time, 8:07%,
Mile and one furlong-Mabel Glenn won,
Woodoutter second, Tulla Blackburn third.
Time, 1:58.
Handloap, one mile and three furlongs
Homer won, Banquet second, Virgie third.
Time, 2:25.
One mile and one-half-St. Luke won,
Erio second, Carroll third. Time, 2:50.
Flyers at lCneinnatl.
CnmrqxArT. Sept. 6.-Track slow.
One mile and seventy yards-Outcry won,
Tenacity second, Billy Pinkerton third.
Time, 1:56.
One mile and seventy yards-Boro won,
First Lap second, Drift third. Time. 1:583'.
Handicap, mile and 100 yards-Faithful
won, Palisade second, Lilian third. Time,
One mile-Fannie S. won, Pomfret sec
ond, Sister Linda third. Time, 1:57%.
Four and one-half furlongs-Julia May
won, Deceit second, Pauline third. Time,
Four and onle half furlongs-Greenwich
won, Matilda second, Dore third. Time,
Garfield Park Races.
.HrOAGo, Sept. 5.-Track fast.
Mile-Martin Russell won, Portuguese
second, Lord Lonsdale third. Time, 1:45~.
One mile and seventy yards-Ormonde
won, Mary McGowan second, Sidney third.
Time, 1:47g.
Washington handicap-Adalia won, Far
ine second, Jim Murphy third. Time,
Seven furlongs-Silverado won, Get
Away second, Argenta third. Time, 1:29.
Five furlongs-Little Rook won, Big Ca
sino second, First Day third. Time, 1:03.
One mile-Jed won, Hagan second, Koko
third. Time, 1:44%.
'The Hawthorne Races.
CmoAoo, Sept. 5.-Five furlongs-Regina
won, Mrs. Peak second, Uncle Harry third.
Time, 1:05%.
Six furlongs-Geraldine won, Helter
k:eltsr second, Tom Karl third. Time,
Handioap, one mile and one-sixteenth
Brookwood won, Rival second, Gifford
third. Time. 1:51Y.
Six furlongs-Maud B. won, Artistic seo
ond, Sanford third. Time, 1:18.
Six furlongs-Queenie Trowbridge won,
Rouser second, Ivanhoe third. Time,
The Home Club Mentioned First In the
Record Here Printed.
Pittsburg 2, Brooklyn 8.
Second game-Pittsburg 11, Brooklyn 7.
Cincinnati 8, Philadelnhia 5.
Chicago 2, Boston 3.
Washington 15, Columbus 6; second game,
Washington 5. Columbus 6.
Athletic 4, Milwaukee 2; second same,
Athletics 5, Milwaukee 1.
Baltimore 6, Louisville 3.
How They Stand.
CnHIAoo, Sept. 5.-Base ball percentages.
League: Chicago .625, Boston .573, New
York .559, Philadelphia, .537, Cleveland.460,
Brooklyn .445, Pittsburg .414, Cincinnati
Association: Boston .705, St. Louis .626,
Baltimore .556, Athletic .531, Columbus
.444, Milwaukee .423, Washington .858,
Louisville .848.
Elder Says He Is a Victim.
CHICAGo, Sept. 5.-Abram P. T. Elderand
H. L. Barber, president and vice-president
of the Elder Publishing company, which
has been closed by government officials for
violating the postal laws, were up for a pre
liminary hearing, but their attorney not
being ready, the case was continued until
Monday. Elder declares that he is the vic
tim of a forger, who embezzled a large sum
from him, and to cover up his villainy
caused his arrest. He denies all charges
against him.
World's Fair Doings.
CHICAGo, Sept. 5.-The National Colum
binn commission reassembled this morning
and consumed most of the forenoon in the
transaction of routine business and the
hearing of reports from various states as to
the progress of the work therein. The
director-general has been charged with the
control of the Latin-American bureau.
The report of the committee on awards for
exhibits of live stock was adopted. The
commission adjourned till Monday morn
A (Creat Wheat Crop.
ST. PAUL, Minn., Sept. 5.-As threshing
progresses throughout the northwest re
ports of large yields of wheat increase in
number. Devils Lake, N. D., reports fifty
bushels to the acle. Conservative esti
mates place the yield of Minnesotb and the
Dakotas at 125,000,000 bushels, against 00,
000,000 last year. It is asserted that the
wlheat crop of the three states would fill a
train 250 miles long.
The ntate Must Pay the Bill.
TACOMA, Sept. 5.-Col. Haines, of the
National Guard, says the papers are being
prepared for a suit which the militia will
bring against the state to compel the par
ment of the rolls for service in the into
mining riots in King county. 'I he total
ext enses incurred in the fleld by the militi.a
nmounted to about $15,000. I ho attorner
general holds the expenses should be paid
by King county.
The Mayor Das Absconded.
OCasA, Neb., Sept. 5.-George W. Tre
horn, mayor of Broken Bow, this state,
and a prominent business man, has ab
sounded. He is Involved to the extent of
$20,000. His fermer partner, W. Hewill,
has failed, as a consequence of Trehorn's
Tabor Makes a Sale.
t)r.evun, Sept. 5.--Senator Tabor has sold
the Poorman mine at Caribou to Leonard
Gow, of Glaspgow, for $650,000.
Salisbury Must Not Expect the
Powers to Side With Him
Against Turkey.
His Is Asked to Be Patient as the
Sultan May Be Suddenly
Catholics to Hold a Great Congress to Dim
ones the Questlep of the Pope's
Temporal Power.
RsaaL , Sept. 5.-The conferences between
Chancellor von Caprivi and Count Kalnoky,
the Austrian prime minister, near Sohwart
zenan, have ended in their advising the
English government not to be in a hurry to
take any diplomatic action in connection
with the Dardanelles incident. The tone
of the official press here indicates distinctly
that the government is adverse to joining
England in any hasty demonstration against
the porle's agreement with Russia. The
North German Gazette holds that the
porte's assent to the claim of Russia is less
important as a breach of treaties than
serious as dtsolosing a new line of policy
adopted by Turkey toward Russia.
The vienez Presse (semi-official) antici
pates sharp antagonism between British
and nussian influences at Constantinople,
and recommends that England become
more amenable as far as Egypt is con
earned. In the opinion of the Presse, the
new position of affairs does not involve any
danger to the peace of Europe. Other
great powers, it holds, have no grounds for
taking an active share in England's im
pending diplomatic measures. The cur
rents of intrigue around the sultan, which
are now in a swollen condition, may be al
lowed to run their course, as the vital in
terests of Turkey will finally bring every
thing back to the proper track. The wait
ing which the imperial chancellors have
recommended to Lord Salisbury is explained
by official advice received to-night from
Constantinople to the effect that the
life of the new Turkish cabinet will be
brief. Highest Turkish circles are indig
nant over the composition of the now min
istry, and especially at the dismiseal of
Ghazi.Osman, minister of war and marshal
of the palace. Strong protests have been
sent to the sultan, whose position is men
aced by the malcontents.
The referenbe of the Vienese press to the
Ibelief that everything will return to the
proper track, points to an expectation of an
earlyv collapse of the pro-Russian ministry.
A successful conspiracy for the deposition
of the sultan is among the contingencies
that are discussed covertly in diplomatic
circles. It is the expressed conviction in
diplomatic circles here that Lord Salisbury
will accept the advance proffered him and
and await the outcome of events.
The Catholic congress w.iou opense.on
Sunday and held its closing session yester
day, assumed unexpected importance.
Seven thousand were in attendance, A
resolution was adopted declaring the time.
had come to convoke a great international
Catholic congress for the consideration of
the question of the restoration of temporal
power to the pope and a committee was ap
pointed to arrange for holding such con
gress. In discussing the question of a
neutral ground for a place for the meeting
of the proposed congress, Switzerland was
most favored. The delegates will be sum
moned from every Catholic community in
the world. The question of the restoration
of temporal power to the pope will be
treated not as an Italian question, but as
one of universal concern.
The congress affirmed the determination
of the German Catholics to remain as reso
lute supporters of the dreibund, and de
cided to continue the policy of Dr. Wind
thorst in working for the recall of the
Jesuits and for religious instruction in pri
mary schools. After considerable discus
sion it was voted to favor state regulation
of labor questions.
The removal of the prohibition against
the importation of American pork in Ger
many has elicited a few press comments.
Several progressist and socialist papers
refer to the measure as a relief to the poor
classes. in official circles, where are beset
known the nature of the resistance to the
measure and the persistent effort made in
its behalf by United States'Minister Phelps,
his success has evoked many encomiums.
Political police have been eagerly hunting for
the author of the sto: ies recently published
in the French papers regarding the health
of the emperor. Having secured the manu
script of some of the articles, they have
been interviewing a number of newspaper
men in an attempt to find some one who
would recognize the handwriting, but their
efforts proved unasviling. The attempt to
connect Bismarck with the authorship of
the stories met with an equal lack of suc
cess. .
SIBerlin commercial paper publishes the
details of the career in this country of Al
beit Otto, who is nrw reported to be spec
ulating heavily in real estate in Chicago,
Ill. According to this authority, Otto, who
was formerly general agent in Stuttgart of
a leading life assurance society, some
time ago ran away, defrauding some of
Stuttgart's residents of many hundreds of
thousands of dollars.
Russian advices report the discovery of
great coal oil fields in the region of the
Caspian sea. The production of these
fields is said to be more than ten-fold
greater than that of any other existing oil
territory. At the same time Russian pro
ducers complain bitterly of the competi
tion of the Standard Oil company, against
which they say they are powerless. Efforts
have been made to create a Iussian trunest
similar to the Standard Oil company, but
the attempt failed because of lack of finan
cial backing.
Engllsh Newspapers Say Foreigners' Treaty
Rights Must me Respected.
LoNrDON, Sept. t.-Commenting on the
statement cabled to this city from Shartg
hai, and purporting to give the views of thl
educated classes of Chinese in regard tc
foreign missions in Chinese territory, whiol
it is claimed have utterly failed in the obt
jects they intended to accomplish, and only
tend to foment revolt, the Times to-da3
says: "The lesson to be drawn is that lib.
eral treatment of China is useless. l'Europe
should iunlexibly and sternly insist upon
the observance of treaty rights, and tlhun
avoid itritating and fussy naval disptla3s."
The Morning Advertiser says: "The na
tion (China) which occupies towards for
eigners such an intellectual standpoint a,
this, can hardly be brought to a desirall
frame of mind by diplomatic eluaon
The Post expresses the opinion that "it it
evident equally from the inherent strength
of the Chinese or from their manifest weak
ness, that a trilling ptolicy is the worst tihat
can be adopted. Europe must preltpi
either to enforce or to renounce her treat)
Jews Ordered Out of Palestine.
LoNenon, Sept. 15.-A letter is publishe'
here to-day from the minister in charge li
Christ church, Jerusalem, saying the sults,
has stouned the influx of Russian Jews, anc'
that he will not permit thoem to land in Pal
estine without a special order. Fifty fami
lies who arrived recently wore sent back.
The letter adds that Baron Hirsch sought
to arrange with the ports terms of settle
ment which would permit the Jews locating
in Palestine. Palestine, the writer says, is
at present thinly peopled. If the country
were terraced planted and supplied with
water reservoirs it would be highly produo
tive, and the expense would be small in
comparison with the expense of the system
adopted in South American countries.
Fearful for Hfis Life.
LONwDO, sept. 5.-The Standard's corre
spondent at Constantinople attributes the
change in the ministry to the sultan's sue
plolon of a plot to take his life, such 'us
picion arising from the sudden extinguish
ing of the uas in the palace during a storm
recently, and an explosion of fireworks, on
which occasion the sultan forthwith dis
missed and arrested several officials.
The Post's Berlin correspondent says:
"It is reported that Count Kalnoky, the
Austro-Hungary foreign minister, views
the Dardanelles incident with gravity, and
has proposed sending a joint European
note to the porte."
Corruption In Canada.
OTTAWA, Ont., Sept. .-LE. Dionne. of the
public works department, has been sus
pended as the result of yesterday's dis
closures before the public accounts com
mittee. The sub-committee of the privi
leges and elections committee is sitting to
day. From what can be learned it appears
that there is no prospect of its agreeing on
a report. The conservative members favor
the exoneration of Sir Hector Longevin.
while the liberal members propose to bring
in a minority report condemning him. The
report will be debated, and perhaps a third
report as a compromise may be adopted by
the house.
Arrest of an American.
Baane, Sept. 5.-An American giving the
name of Carleton Graves, who stated his
business to be that of a photographer and
his address as "Columbia," was arrested to
day at Mayence charged with being a spy.
Graves' baggage was seized and searched
and he will be detained until a satisfactory
explanation is made as to certain action,
classed as suspicious by the German
police. In default of more definite inform
ation and in view of the fact that Graves
gave his occupation as a photographer, it is
presumed that he may have been kodaking
the fortifications.
To Relieve Suffering Russians.
ST. PETrEBBUGo, Sept. d0-The orthodox
clergy will organize collections to be taken
up for the relief of the distrees prevailing
among the poorer classes in many p.rts of
Russia. In addition, the holy synd will
institute offertories in the churches of the
Greelr faith throughout Bussia, and has or
dered that funds of the wealthier churches
and monasteries be drawn upon in order to
assist the destitute. Relief committees are
being formed in the principal towns
throughout Russia for the reception and
distribution of donations for the suffering
Fighting for Practice.
'Aexs, Sept. 6.-The second series of the
great French army manoenvers, in which
I 110,000 men are taking part, commenced to
day. It consists of a five days' battle be
i twee.% :'en. e Galliffet and .Ga. Da out,
under the supreme direction of Gen. Sane
ear, military governor of Paris, who has
already been designated as the probable
I. commander-in-chief of the French armies
in came of war.
The Tower the Cause.
PARBs, Sept. 5.-In a recent storm terrible
damage to the market gardens and vine
yards in the environs of this city was
caused. At Stains a farmer and laborer
were killed by a thunderbolt. At Clamart
a peasant and his wife were killed. doien
tists assert that the Effel tower causes the
elect, ical disturbances and the climate
here has been much worse since the tower
was built.
Massing Russian Troops.
VIENNA, Sept. 5.-Advices from Cracow
state that the householders of Warsaw, the
capital of Russian Poland, have been
ordered to prepare to accommodate a large
number of troops within a fortnight; that a
great concentration of Russian forces is in
progress at that point, and that the Russian
police have warned the newspapers not to
publish anything about these movements.
Tillman Has Left Windsor.
WINnSOR, Ont., Sept. 5.-Major Ben Till
man, who is alleged to have embezzled a
large sum from the Falls City bank of
Louisville, Ky., and who has been here
since last Sunday, has suddenly disap
peared. It is stated that he crossed the
river to Detroit.
Ireland's Wheat Crop Ruined.
DunLIN, Sept. 5.-The Freemen's Journal
to-day says that the wheat crops m the
western districts of Ireland are, owing to
the recent terribly rainy weather, "only fit
for the litter." One-third of the potato
crop has already gone, and barley and oats
are rotting.
Canadian Pacific Earnings.
ToaowNT, Ont., Sept. 5.-The Cap adian
Pacific railway's statement shows for the
seven months ending July 31 last, the net
profits were $753,000 more than in the
corresponding period the previous year.
Woman Suffrage in New Zealand.
WELLINOTON, New Zealand, Sept. 4.-The
house of representatives of New Zealand
passed a bill granting resident suffrage to
women, and qualifying women for election
to parliament.
White and the Czar Sleet.
CoreNHAGEN. Sept. 5.-The czar gave an
audience to Arnold White, on Baron
Hirsch's scheme yesterday, and it is re
ported that the interview was satisfactory,.
MIls Potter Is Married.
MII.WAUTKEEI Wis., Sept. 5.-Looal papers
say an nuthorized announcement of the
marriage of Gertrude Potter, of Chicago,
daughter of the 'millionaire iron man, to
F. Lee Iust, son of a wealthy Wisconsin
luiobermain, has been made. They were
nuatried quietly at Geneva Lake, June i,
antd are now in Europe. The bride gained
no little notoriety on account of an early
love affair with a Chicago newsboy.
Tie Militia in Tenunesse.
NAsurivii, , iTenn., Sept. 5.-To-day in
both houses of the general assetrbly bills
were introduced authorizing the governor
in his discretion to call out the militia. In
the house a resolution was adopted that
when the present penitentiary letas ex
pire, there e e another imade. A bill was
Introduced making it a felony to engag9 in
a prize light, with,or without gloves, or to
aid or abet a light,
Cilot'ling lirlrn in Trouble.
SAN FIIANOISoU , Sept. 5.-An attachment
was levied to-day on the I. X, L. clothing
establishment of Flavin & Co., by the Sn
thor banik to secure an overdraft. Tht, lin
bilities of the firm are about $tBl,0OIX. They
assert their assets amount to $125,000 anid
that they are perfectly solvent.
A Miles City German, Refused by His n
Sweetheart, Cuts Her With H
a Knife.
The Would-be Murderer Escapes, t
And There Was Talk of
Bryant McDonald Shoots and Kills Lee
Odair-The Affair the Result of a 1
Political Discussion.
MrLra OrrT, Sept. 5.-[Special.]-Charles
Snyder, a restaurant cook, has for some
mouths been devoted to Lily Dunkley, re
cently pastry cook at the Maoqueen house,
but now doing honuework at the household
of Judge Milburn. He proposed a few
weeks ago, but was refused. He persisted
and as he was kind and attentive his fre
quent visits were allowed. For several
days he has been expecting to go east on a
cattle train, but had each day failed, as he
did to-day, to be taken as one of the hands.
He called this evening, walked with the
girl across the street from the judge's resi
dence, and was seated on the front steps of
a vacant building. In a fit of jealousy,
upon being again refused he whipped out a
butcher knife, making a terrible cut across
the back of the girl's neck, and one
cut across the side of the neck,
just missing the artery. Her screams at
tracted Judge Milburn, who assisted her
into the house and then summoned medical
aid. Her wounds were dressed, and while
she is terribly hurt she is out of danger.
Soon after the occurrence the sheriff and
posse began searching for the would-be
murderer, and strong threats of lynching
are made. He is a short, thick-set German,
probably 28 years old, not over five and a
half feet high. light hair and smooth face.
One Is Organized at Livingston and An
other Will Be at Deer Lodge.
DEER LonDo. Sept. 5.-[.fpecial.]-A large
number of democrats of Deer Lodge met
in the court house to-night for the purpose
of organizing a democratic club. Thomas
McTague was elected temporary president,
and W. H. Trippet temporary secretary. A
constitution was adoptpd and a committee
on permanent organization was appointed.
The object of the organization is to dis
seminate democratic principles. After
some speeches the meeting adjourned un
til next Friday night, when a permanent
organization will be effected.
The various committees for Labor day
have been busy all day getting the grounds
and buildings in order for the celebration
next Monday.
Shot Him Three Times.
ANAcoNDA, rept. 5.-[Special.]-Bryant
MoDonald. a rancher living at Race Track,
a small place in this county and a man named
Lee Odair, quarreled at Yankee's Joe's sa
loon, ten miles up the valley from this city,
this afternoon, and McDonald fired three
bullets into Odair's body. Both men had
been drinking heavily, and were good na
tured enough until their conversation
turned upon politics, when the trouble be
gan. McDonald stooped down to tie his
shoe string, and Odair grabbed him by the
back of the neck with one hand and pum
melled his face with his other fist. Mc
Donald could not recover an upright posi
tion for a fair fight, and this so
exasperated him that he drew his revolver
and fired four shots at Odair, three of
them taking effect in Odair's side. Mc
Donald gave himself up to the neighbors,
who brought him to Anaconda and turned
him over toDeputy Sheriff Tracy. An An
aconda physician went to the wounded
man, but could do nothing for him. He
will die before morning. McDonald's rep
utation is good.
The Jury Still Out.
BUTTE, Sept. 5.-[Special.]--The jury in
the Davis will case has now been out over
thirty hours, and as far as is known, with
no immediate prospect of arriving at a ver
dict. All sorts of rumors are afloat as to
the standing of the jury, but they are relia
ble only so far as rumors of that kind
usually are. In some manner, it is claimed,
the fact has leaked out that seven jurors
are for proponents and five for contestants.
It is highly improbable that a verdict will
be arrived at to-night, the jurors having
announced that they would retire at 1
Livingston Democratic Club.
LIvINOsToN, Sept. 5.-[Special.]-A dem
ocratio club was organized here to-day to
be known as the Livingston Democratic
club, of Livingston, Mont.. It starts off
with a good membership and no doubt will
grow and become a factor in the next cam
auster County Is Enterprising.
MIrLE CITY, Sept. 5.-[Special.]-The
chamber of commerce to-day shipped 3,000
pounds of farm products raised in Custer
county to the Minnesota state fair.
Not Enough Evidence to Hold Them.
Judge Sanders yesterday decided to dis
miss the case against Carl Anderson and
John Maddox, the men accused of passing
in tools to William Tracey and J. E. Cronin,
to enable thotl to escape from the city jail.
The judge, while considerinii the case
againrst the men suspicions, did not think
the evidence strong tenough to justify send
ing the matter to court. One of the men
was Identified as the person who bought the
saw and files, but he laimed that hte bought
them for another peison. The main wit
nesa. who hetard the conspiracy hatched in
the city jail, has left for parts unknown.
IVon by isandle.
CININNATt, Sept. 5.-Al. Bandle, of this
city, and lieu Tuipel, of Coriugton Ky.,
shot a nlatchat Iartilicial targets at Coney
Island to-day. The shooting was at fifty sin
gle and twenty-five pairs of blue rocks
from three traps, American Association
ritlIs. The result was: landle, 47 singles,
40 doubles, total 87: 'Telpel, 45 singles, 41
doubles, total 8tl, Itandle holds tlh chanm
pionship for Ohio, ludiana and Kentucky.
lieaten by ltrlkery.
La.ANoN, Pa., Sep~t. 5.-Strikers to-night
attacked and brutally beat two special otih
cere and two non-union men at Light's
rolling mill. One of the assailants was
shot and a riot was started which the whole
police force had trouble in quelling.
A Traveler Who Did Not forget the Ieat
Which Treated HUln Well.
Ticket Agent L. J. Keyes, of the Union
'acifio, wore a broad smile yesterday after.
noon. General Agent Wilson is absent in
Halt Lake and the result has been an in
crease in the duties falling to Mr. Keyes.
But this was all forgotten when he opened
the first letter in a big stack lying on his
desk. It was from G. H. Howson, of Pe
terboro' Ontario to whom Mr. Keyes had
sold a ticket a little while ago, It was
dated Aug. 31, addressed to Agent Wilson
and read as follows:
PtrRanoao', Ont., Aug. 81, 1801.
"I take the liberty of writing to apprise
you of my safe arrival and to express my
appreciation of and my admiration for the
employee and train men engaged on the
Union Pacific. I know that I but voice the
sentiments of a great number of the com
pany's patrons when I say that a more
obliging lot of fellows are not to be found
on any American railroad, and if ever I
visit the west again I shall go over t
Union Pacific, and shall certainly adib
my friends to take the same route.
"I tell you it does one good to receive a
letter like that," he said after he read it.
"There are, after all," he continned, "lots
of good people in this world."
It Will Be a Great Time for the Laboring
Men of Montana.
To-day will be the last day on which par
ties can purchase tickets at the reduced
rate of $3.15 for round trip to Deer Lodge
and return.
The train will leave the Northern Pacific
depot at eight sharp to-morrow morning.
The following business houses will close:
'Thos. Goff, Clarke, Conrad & Curtin,
Kleinschmidt & Bro., A. M. Hotter Hard
ware Co., Sturrock & Brown, T. P. Fuller.
The following drug stores will be closed
from 12 to six p. m.: Pavnter Ding Co.,
Eugene Meyer, R. S. Hale & Co., J. B.
Lockwood, Pope & O'Conner, H. M.
Parchen & Co.
Other stores that will be closed during
the day: Raleigh & Clarke, New York Dry
Goods Store, bands Bros., Brunell & Co.,
H. Barnett, H. Tonn, Fowles' Cash Store,
Reed, Craight & Smith Co., C. B. Jacque
min & Co., J. Steimetz Jewelry Co., The
Helena Jewelry Co., Chas. K. Wells, Jour
nal Publishing Co., J. S. Featherly, J. H.
Clewell, O. W. Carpenter, Jno. Mitchell.
Boston Shoe Store, Fred Gamer.
Prospects Good for Serious Trouble in
Hilppolyte's Land.
NEW YouK, Sept. 5.-The Norwegian
steamer Alert arrived this morning from
Haytien ports, and reports that a climax in
Hayti's disturbed affairs will undoubtedly
be reached soon. The news of the return
to the Haytien capital of the exiles from
Kingston, Jamaica, is being circulated in
other large cities of the republic, and the
forts guarding several seaport cities are
strongly garrisoned. It is asserted that
i orders have been issued by Hippolyte if the
exiles returned to the city and made a suc
cessful attack on the place, the guns were
to be turned on the city. So strong is the
belief that a revolution will break out that
a1 any foreign residents have moved out of
Fort an Prince or are sending their families
away. On the day of the Alert's departure, '
Hippolyte's family was leaving Port An
Prince for Cape Haytien. Hippolyte
t said to have lost confidence in the etrent
of his soldiers, and is preparing to follw
his family to the cape at the first approach
of the insurrectionists.
The Story Told by a Man Sent Oaut by
Colonization Society.
NEw YORKx, Sept. 5.-George B. Parks, a
mulatto, belonging in Atlanta, Ga., with a
family of a wife and seven children, arrived
to-day. He is an intelligent man, a cat
penter by trade, and tells an interesting
story of the condition of affairs in Liberidi
Africa. On the 22d of last May, lured ti
the promises of the society for the
promotion of colonization in Liberiai
he sailed to that place. On arriving
at Moravia he found the country in
a most debauched condition. The Ameri-'
can negroes, who have already emigrated
there, had assumed the most tyranical rule
over the natives. No part of the groundu
was under cultivation. Parks has been 6
slave in the south, but he says the condi
tion of slavery in Liberia is worse than in
Georgia before the war. Parks, because he
would not deal in the human flesh, was os
tracised by the negroes from America. Af
ter spending twenty-one days, he con
cluded to return.
Stopped by a Panther.
TALLAHASsEE. Fla., Sept. 5.-While a gang
of section men were working on the Florida
& Western railway to-day 20 miles from
here, along a big swamp, a huge and fero
cious panther leaped from a tree and struck
a man named McWilliams. knocking him
flat. The rest of the hands fled, leaving
McWilliams to fight alone. The contest
was short and bloody. McWilliams had no
weapon exceot a shovel and in a few min
utes the gang had him mangled beyond re
cognition. The rest of the gang secured
arms and returned, but wore too late as the
panther tore off the arms of the corpse and
tied to the swamp. Work has been sus
pended on the railway, the men refusing to
continue. ,
Itev. Lavake Released on Ball.
SAVANNAH, Mo., Sept. 5.-Rev. August La
yake, who acted as spiritual adviser at the
hanging of Louis Bulling yesterday, has
been released on bonds of $500 to answer
the charge of furnishing Bulling the
weapon with which the murderer attempted
suicide just before the execution. It is gen
erally believed now the priest is innocent.
Bulling left a letter in whtch he directs the
sheriff return the revolver to his brother,
who. he said, knew to whom it belonged.
and how it came in his possession.
i)ynamite in Wheat.
FInDLAY, O., Sept. 5.-This afternoon
while a number of men were threshing
wheat the machine exploded, wrecking the
place. William Mull was killed and four
others seriously injured. On investigation
it was found a dynamite cartridge had been
placed in a sheaf of wheat by some person
unknown, causing the explosion.
I)Drnlk P'olilted Water.
DUNIR,. Mich., Sept. 5.-Three children
in the Gilson family and Tom John and
another farm hand named Monroe have
died during the past week from drinking
water out of a polluted well. Over twenty
other persons are afllicted, half of them
Hanks Will Close To-morrow,.
The following banks of the city will be
closed on Monday, Sept. 7, 1891, Labor dayi
First National batik, Montana National,
Merchants National, American National,
Helena National, Second National bank,
Thomas Cruse Savings bank, MontanaSay
ings bank.
A Theatrical Entertainment.
The "Last Loaf," a drama given by
Granite local talent at Miners' Union hall
Wednesday evening, was a huge success,
financially and otherwise. The Mi.ges
SBSiigh well merited the applause sogenerea-

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