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I VQLLIII.-NO. 192. NEW YORK, THURSDAY, MARCH 11, 1886. TRICE TWO CENTS. jjj H I PROGRESS OF THE STRIKES. I jbe oould roads mat trt to start I MEH3UT TRAINS XO-DAT. Tn Tkotieand Rtrlkere Dloeknrced Mid Warned lo Keep Awn from Ike Kail-roada-tlreat Lmiu Inflicted ea Bnelneat Men-Mlnlnsj Companies Hernia to araut the Deraaude or Ike, altaere-Pttleburck reel Cor Men Expect ta Wln-Dlseknrf Ids Knlckt of JLabor AMlrlke at Cokoee. St. Louis, March 10. Tlio strike of tbo Knights ot Labor on the Gould railroad syatom teems to bo approaching a crisis, and It Is woll to look at tho situation as It now It. Orer 10, 000 Knights of Labor nro out on ths entire art torn, and from 4.000 to 5,000 other emploreos have been tuspanded by the road managers t ' during the oontlnuanoo ot the labor rovolt. So tar the Knights have exhibited a disposition to rolratn from dlsordorlr oonduot or anr effort that might load to violence. From one point onlr Is there a report ot trouble, and that conies from Fort Worth, Tox vrhoro tho strikers Jumped on tho .engines and "klllod" them, putting out tho Ores. The result was a slight scrimmage. In whloh. however, no one was seriously hurt The most Important news ot the day Is the rumor that the Missouri Tactile will attempt to resume Its freight trafllo to-morrow; but the ofllcials of tho road refuse to say whoro tlioy txpoct to find mon to do the work. It seems, howover, that tho attempt Is to be mndo, and then tho critical point In tho sttlko will he reached. A gonernl ordor has boon lssuod by Superintendent Koirlgnn. noticing all tho men who voluntnrlly quit work on March G that they have boon dropped from tho list of tho corurnnj's omployoes and tholr nnmes itrlckon from the payroll. The strikers wero also called upon to vacate tho company's prom ise'. This rouuost the Knights oboyod with I alacrity, and the shops atBummlt nanuoaro 1 now guarded by Do teethe Furlong and a jf force of Improvised polico. Tho regular mootlngs of tho Knights nt Euterpe Hall havo been held as usual, and a great many men wore Initiated Into tho labor organization, l'assonger trains are running regularly and no lnterforenco with them np pears to be contemplated. This Is the situation now, but beneath the surface there Is a fooling that the crista Is at hand, or at least that an Important point has been reached In the progross ot the strike This was plainly visible this afternoon at the Mis souri Taclflo yards. Tho Knights who have besn guarding the oompany't property havo been Withdrawn, and visitors are at liberty to stroll through the yards and among the cars. Chief Thomas Furlong of the Missouri Padde de fectives Is on hand with his ofllcere, and Is hiring such men at will apply tor work, al though un to 2 V. M. there was no large num ber of applicants. The withdrawal of the Knights from guard duty Is duo to the olroula tion and posting ot the following bulletin: To alt uhowre in the tmirtoy rf thti company and t ho hate quit Unci Uanh i lsse You are hereby notified that your action, at stated abore, was a voluntary abandonment n: the semes ot tbls company, and that you are no longer In ita emplor tneut. your named having been atrlcken from tlia roll. All fuch who arn novr on or about the company's remises are hereby notified that tho muit Immediate iy leaTa tha same, to the end thai this company may re. auuie the traffic ot tne country. Wa. Kieeigah, General Superintendent. Type-written copies of ths above are pastod n the doors of the shops. Men approach and read them and moe away without expressing their opinion of the order. (Superintendent Kerrigan. Master Meohanlo Unrtlott. and Chief Detective Furlong stood at the door this morn ing when a reporter approached. They refused to talk on any matter pertaining to the strike and the potior of the road. irom another source it waa learned that reparations had been perfected, and that the Issourl Paolflo road would resume work to morrow, or at least would make a herculean attempt to do so. It was learned from the tame source that men to do the work will be taken from non-members of tbt Knights of Labor, but It Is quietly given out that if thero era any Knights who wish to roturn to work they oan do so. but not as Knights. When the reporter inquired of an official as to where they were going to get new men evasive answers were received. One answer was: " Look at the columns of your pnper. and see how many persons are advertising to get places. That's whero we expect to gat thorn, lou mark me. We will have any number of men In forty-eight hours after we let tho world know we want them." " From the circular posted In the yards and signed by Mr. Kerrigan to-day It would appear that all present employees have been dls- ehnrcmrl ' " Oil. no ; I guess not. We are not that cruel. But we can get new mon It the Knights don't como In." "Tlisre are undoubtedly two sldos to the question," said a leading commission mer chant. Tho one-man power In tho railroad znuat be mot bv organization on tho part of em ployoes. but It Is unfortunate that just at the opening of tho spring trado this terrible blow should como on tho city nnd country," At 1 1', M. aKlrkwoort accommodation train wnsstnrtod from the Union Depot, anumbor of officials going out on It. Just as they were S about to pull out tho llreman left the engine and rofuud to work. Gonoral Superintendent Kerrlgnn ot tho Oould Southwestern sjstem lumped Into the call and did the llrlng hinuolf, tho train making the trip, or nt lonst starting ftll right. Mnny think that all the llremen will quit work In a day or two. Addition.il emplojoos of tho Oould system Wero suspended temporarily thin morning, nnd to-night quito a number will bo let out after tho business of tho ofltcos is elounod up. About ten wont nut of the general freight olllco, nnd probublj five or si will be letoutof the pui chasing ngont'a olllco to-night. At tho bhoi'S the Ptnrok iipors' clciks wure nntlllHd to stop work this inornluc. In nil probability 125 ad ditional men wero let out this morning and to day. A fresh complication Is ad led to the sit uation by these suspensions, as many of the men thus hiispended, Including clerks and others, have joined tho Knights of Labor, a large number having been initiated. GALvmioN, March 10. The Knights declnro that if the passenger trains nro stopped It will be no fault of theirs, Thoy hnvo sent out cir culars asking laboring mon not to go to any point on the Texas I'nclllo In search of em ployment until tha strike is ended. They hao also issued a circular to tho laboring men of all classes asking them to fall Into lino, saying that the Missouri I'aolllo'B lines and the Texas I'acilloare now employing convict nnd Chinese labor, The Knights call upon nil emplovoes connects 1 with tho railroads mentioned to end tholr aid in driving convict and Chinese labor from the roads. !.OT INV1TLD TO THE CONrEltESCE. Chicago, March 10. -C. M, Henderson A Co.. one of the firms of shoo manufacturers whose . goods worn boycotted by the Knights of Labor J bocauao they employed convict labor, were not f Invited to the conference yostoiday when the other bo cotted linns agreed not to tnko prison cuntraots attor the expiration of tholr prosont Skrements. Mr. Hendoraou snld to-day: .. would willingly have gone In with tho others in this thing, but nothing was said to u about it. Wo wero not lnlted to the confer ence. We a way had a prejudico against con vict Inb mud did not begin to employ It until three i ears ago. One of our con let con tracts e urns in ajear nnd a half and mo have hud no ,niiSnt'.9n ' renewing It." The hnlghtsof Labor Kxoautlve Committee will -end circulars to all tho assemblies In the country mining the boycott on the firms that tuned tho agreement. . . , . Mmwavkue, Mnrch 10. The boot and shoo milters' strike In this city Is nt an end, nnd the u: of the MrlUrs will go to work In the morn H if. 'J ho striken bao tucoeuded In getting they demanded. ,. , , 'loimo March 10,-The Consolidated Street Mllway Company nnnouneed to-day that It would advance the wages of Its omplooesand reduce the hours of work. They now work tiiteen hours. f UNntr.iA.M), Md March 10. Tltliteen ri.bers who hno boon working In tho .Now ilampihiifl mine alnco the strlko began nere to-iii) induoud to stop, thus making the sus pension In this region complete J'jaiiMoM. A'. Va . March 10. The miners at tt-e Immpshlro miue struok In u body this hiornlug, THE HThlKK Or THE COAt MINERS, Huntivodon, l'ii March 10,-Th strlko of Jim bltumlnout coal minors In tho Broad lop le.'lon, Huntingdon and Uedford counties, has tcomo general, and thero are no Indlcationa pi a solution of the dtfllcultlos. The men at no I.mt llroad Top mines, ltobertsdalo, be onglng totboltookhlll Coal and iron Com uany. '"'I.buen out three days, and have held two JPWtlngs at Urosd Top 6'ltr. the last oneto ! ?: al ."lilcb 200 minors were presont. They Sj'rm n."d not ' return to work until their ?. ?1W 'orJ!n Increase of ten cents a ton Is ao tf, .r W1 To' adjourned this evening with IJ'" uD'lertt4Ddlog that ther will meet aaaln w-inorrow r0 take further action should a ac 0( clrtuoitunotttaalxt lb Tbt oom- pany bare notlflod tho miners that unloss thoy go btck to work to-morrow moinnc they must 5o into the mines and bring out their tools, he entire operations of the company are-hampered by the strike, but ther say they will not ylold. .There Is no ooal on hand to run the mines on tho Last Kroad Top Itallroad or tho largo fur naoes at Orbesonla, owned by the company, nnd thoy will bo obliged to get coal from tbo Cloarfleld roglon, whoro tbo men havo roturnod to work to await tbo results of arbitration. The strike extoudod yesterday across broad Top Mountain to the wost side, corcmlttoes going from Ilobertsdnlo to Induce the mon on Bbnup't Hun and Hlx-mllo ltunto come out Asuconse quencothestrlkorswert.loinBd by 400 men nt rowoll's. W. It. Hweeffl. John Itold'a. D, r. Jon. klns's. Hwoet Brown's, and the Juniata Val ley Coal. Company's mines. The operattona at tlioso mines have stopped, but tho men will go to work again to-morrow, or by tbo first of next woekatthe latest, and nccopt whatever terms may be agreed upon In Clearfield. Thoro line boon no vlolonco or disturbance ot the poaco. the men being qulot and orderly. , 1'iTTsnunou. March 10. Uovqlopmenta ot the past twenty-four hours seem to Indlcato that tho tbreatoned Btrnot-car striko In this olty can be averted. All tho lines savo tho l'loraant valley nnd Fifth Aonuo lino nro con trolled by the Knights of Labor, nnd If tho strike comes nil the labor organizations of the county wilt back the Htrlkors. Ouo of tho di rectors of tho Pittsburgh. Allegheny and Man chester line has oxprossod himself as willing to grant tht demands of tho men for shorter hours. Thoy now work rdxtoon and seventeen hours a day. Tbo demands will bo formally presented to nil tbo companies to-morrow or Friday, nnd It Is believed that the companies v, 111 grant thorn. KNiailTS OP IADOH LOCKED OUT. TonoNtn. Mnrch 10. Tho Toronto Btroot lluilwiiy Company this morning locked out over throe bundled of their drhcrs and conductors, whom tne company cohtondod had lolnted the tonus on which thoy wore engagod, tiy forming themselves Into nn asseiutl of tho Knights of Labor. Tho company made It a condition on employing Its mon that tliey should not join the Knights of Labor or any labor union. The men ngrood to this, but Into last night con nected thi-msehf'S with tho Knights. Htrestcnr trafllo since morning has been sloppod. and the city, it Is understood, will proceed against thu company Immediately to annul Its chartor on account ot not complying with Its agreement to run Its enrs oery half hour. An at tempt wns made to run cars during the day, but uven with a Btronc force of polico accom panying each car It was found impossible as a powerful and angry mob met the cars nt the principal streot crossings and threw them from the track in some cases completely stopping all traffic. The company say they are ilotor mlned not to tako back tbo men unless thoy loavethe Knights of Labor, and the men nre equally as determined not to submit any longer to nn agreement which pruonta them from being members ot a body whloh they contend Is tho only medium by which thoy can got tho rights they aro justly entitled to. Bcbton, March 10. Tha LeglslatUe Commit tee on Labor nt tbo Ulate House had be fore It this morning tho proposition to make eight hours a legal day' work. A nTRIKli CAUSED 11Y A COJIIC VALENTINE. The faots about the striko which yostorday shut down the groat McKenn shoo factory at Salem, upon further Investigation, put the whole movement In n ludicrous light. There was a meeting this noon between tho Knights of Labor and tbo firm at tho factory. Tho firm will make a settlement. The Knights ot Labor confess that tho affair was vory silly, and should not have oaused a general strike. Lizzie A. Hamsdoll. the cause of all the trouble, earn that Mtss Ladd, tho forewomnn. got a comic vnlentlno three or four weeks ago, postmarked Bovorly, over which she cot excited nnd suld sho would not havo to go out of that shop to find tho sondor. 8ho told Miss Itamsdell that "her tongue ran too free." nnd tho next Wednesday Miss Hams doll got a comlo valentine representing a wo man with a padlockod mouth. Miss ltimsdelt nscribed the sending of this Valentino to Miss Ladd. and this remark coming to the oars of the latter and a Miss Wheeler, one of the oer soors, they sent for Miss Itamsdell. Miss Ladd said: "You sola I sent It. but I didn't." Miss Itamsdell denlod that she said that Miss Ladd sent the valentine, but admitted that she said that she thought Miss Ladd sent It. The only harsh Tanguago was used then. The quarrel was resumed from time to time, until the Itamsdell girl rooelved this noto from Mrs. BIoKean. who Is nt the bead ot tho stitching department. laying: " Vour services are no longer required In this shop for the reason of having wrongfully ac cused my toreladles of things they nae not done." Tho girl declared that the real reason for her discharge was because she had induced the other girls to join tha Butchers' Union, and the strike followed. Mrs. MoKean said to-day: " We have had a great deal to put up with from this girl. We never knew that she belonged to the Knights of Labor. This Isn't a question of prices, because we are paying better prices than the stitchers' price list. The whole affair resolves Itself Into a woman's controversy." An understanding was easily reached to-day between the Knights of Labor and the Arm, and work will be resumed at once. Pnov itiENCE. March 10. The car drivers of tbo Union Btreet llallroad met to-day and de cided to make a demand for an Increase of pay. They now receive t-3.23 per day. and want tbo same a tho conduetors. $2.50. Thoy work oleven hours a day. A majority of the drivers favor a strike If the advance is not given thorn. BVIXXERS OV STRJKK. asioremeot tkat Hay Close All tke little la Colaoes, Watarford, and Oiker Places. TitoY, March 10. The fatrlko which The Bum predicted on Sunday would occur in Co hoes waa begun to-day. The spinners had demanded that the rate paid for spinning yarn should be oquallzed, and they gave the mills until last night to comply with tho request. Thoy fallod to do so. and to-day the spinners In twenty-two out of twenty-five mills went on a strike. The spinners in tho other mills aro raid by the day, but it Is probable that thoy will bo ordered out to-morrow. Should any at tempt bo made to start any of thu jacks all em ployees in all tbo mill" will go out. In any oent. unless an ngreoment is readied beforo Mondiy, oor 5 000 operatives will ho idle ns they huvn not morH than enough tarn to last until that time. Tha spinners in tha mills nt Watorford havn also struck, nnd a londlng moiubor of the Knights of Labor said to-night thnt II tho Manufacturers' Association ordered a lockout In Cohoos tho employees In every mill in Little Fulls, Amsterdam, und other places will also strike. Tho weavors In Hoy x Co.'s mills In West Troy struck again to-day The Knights of La bor nro actively at work hete enrolling opera tives in the collar shops, and over 1,000 wore enrolled vestordny nnd to-day. Trouble In this branch of Industry may be expected In the near future. IKIVMVU roil THE STRIKERS. Tke Terms wilt tka Dry lluek Company tka Moat Fuvuriible Made Ho Far. Tow tolloie la this gicnt olty ot toilers woro happier last night than the emplojeesof tho Dry Duck nnd Battery llallroad Company. Deacon Richardson, the mujwump of the corn pan), with the sanction of the dlroctort, granted nearly nil tho demands ot the mon who struck for twelve hours and $2 a day. The conforenca between the Deacon nnd three members of tho Kxocutlvo Board of the Lmpiro Protective Association (Messrs. O'Don noli. Best, and Oraham) lusted from 4. to B. J?. M and was held nt the company's ofllco, COS Grand streot. Superintendent Wblto and one of tho dlroctors of tho company were present. The agroernent that nue signed by Mr. Itlch nrdson and Messrs, O'Donnell, Best, nnd Qra hnm Is snld to be tho most satisfactory that tht Umpire Association eer socurod. By Its pro visions nil niBclintiles got an ndvnnco of twenty (he cents a day. nnd nil drlvois ami conductors aro to recolvo fJaduy nnd urn roqulrodto work not moiu than tuehu horns. At least six trips on an lino must be made to consti tute a day's work. Tow bojs, or men, will Kt tl.TS a day, nu Increnso of ir cents; stable meu $12 Ui awoek, witli ono hour for break fnst nnd ono foi dlnnor, what thoy orig inally demanded: car cleaners, Ml. 50; luiiiu men f l'J : puvers 2 por dny; rammers, il.75; laborers, f-l.W) All tiippurs will recolvo pay for tvro-thlrds of a day. All me chanics vfho report lutn for w Jrk will be al lowed to work nt the beginning of tho next hour ami will be paid for nil time made, 'llio men will be allowed to tnlte their meals when ever thoy please. No drinking will lie permitted during working hours. No nmplojuii will he ilUcliniced for bolnnglng to un) 1 tbor oigani. atlon nr partici pating In tho lecont strike. Noemiluee is to be dleihnrgud w ithout c luse. and nt tho rmjuest of tho inpli)eo tl'.n l'ii sldent ol tho compi.n) will give In writing, without the company in currlng nny legal liability therefoi, the reasons for the dlschargo of the employee. . What Is most pleasing to the men Is the rec ognition of the Lntpiro Association by the rail road company. This It what tho Dry Dock Company were ostensibly fighting against. '1 bo r.raplre Association's LiecutlveOommlt- teo will call on Jacob Hbarp. this morning and make an effort to settle Ibt difficulties betwttn blVtrMd Oommtulontr O'Doantll left thU fltylait nlcht for Albany. rrosldentWm. It. Hnrsof tbo Eighth nnd Ninth Avonue KMlronds called on tho Commissioner at the Murray Hill Ilotol during tho nftornoon. Mr. Hays tald hit company thought tho pay hit drlvorsand conductors wero receiving, 12.25 a day. was nioio than tho road could reasonably afford to pay. IIo said this was more than any other road excopt tho Broadway Surfnco paid Its men. Commissioner O'Donnoll ndvlsed Mr. Hnyt to talk with his men. and endeavor to got their oonsont to a roductton. Mr. Hays promised to do so. Ho said that tho Ninth nvonuo road, unsupported by the Eighth avonuo road, would hardly pay oxponses. Commissioner O'Donnoll eald that ths hard est part of his work as arbitrator was tn get tho Emnlra Frotectlyo Association to relinquish tttdomand thnt all discharges should bo subject to Investigation by Its KtocuUvo Hoard. Tho roada Insisted on the right to dlschargo when thoy saw fit. The commltteo snld the members of its organization would beat the mercy ot the roads, and that tboir Interior o moors might or der a man's dlschargo. and that ho would be blacklisted, so that ho could not got work on any otbor road. Tho mattor was finally settled, at the Commissioner's suggestion, as appears In the ngreement botwoen the Dry Dock road and Its men. On buuday tho Fourth avenue line will begin tho tuinimontof Its ngreoment with Its men. After that thoy will got tholr money every week Instead of, ns heretofore, every night. President l'owdnrly of thoKntgbtaot Labor Is not coming to Now York nt present. I'EACB AND OOOI) WILL IN llHOOKLTN. The terms ot eottlemont botween President Hlcliardson nnd tho Empire Protootlvo Asso ciation have been signed, and no further trouble hotweon him nnd his man is antici pated. Committeeman John O. Cavlllo snld yesterday that the mon got alt they o.i"clod. Mr. Hlobardson hns presented each of tho men who accepted employment during tho tie-up nn order for n complete outfit of clothing. It is oxpoctod that nil points In dlaputo botween tho Brooklyn City llnllrond Company nnd llio asso ciation will bo Bottled without nuy resort to a Btrike. President Howard has lofused. how ovur, to tukobackCharlos Darragh. tho driver who was discharged, as it Is alleged, for drh lug his horses up bill at full speed, PEACEFULLY CATtTINO THE COAL. Tho New York Stoam Company had n lino of twenty carts In operation all day yostotday, transferring coal ftom Plor 3 to tho Cortlnndt Btroot works. Throo now bargo loads of coal woro hauled to the pier h) the tug O. . Wright without any Interference from tho strikers. Tho Company has a groat quantity of nihos stored in the Cortlnndt street works It has bcon In the habit of taking ashes over Lib erty street forry und dumping them on the mndo land of the Jersey Central road, Tho strikers say that tho Jorsoy City Aldermen won't allow thorn to dump any moro ashes thero If thoy try to. The company says thnt If It can't got rid of tho tubes in KowJorsnylt will take them out in stroct-cloaulug scows und dump them In the oconn. The commltteo ot tho Knights ot Labor that Is watching the striko said yesterday that Grand Maslor T. V. Powdorly will not tako ofll olQl notlco ot tho Btrlko yet, Tho C',"Pl'Bny B&Vs thnt It will llston t hq reposition lo "oniPrOrnWo. eVoh If Grand Mnstor Powdorly does come to town and Book tp adjust mnttors. Tho company's officers turned awnv sovoral applicants for employment nB cart drlvors )os terday. Manager Emery complained of tha blockades that woro Causuu in luo transfer of coal by tha crush of vehicles lit Wost Rtrcet, He wanted to rnako a abort cut through Wash ington etroot. Capt. Borgbold said that It would tako twice as many policeman to guard the drhurs If the short cut wore made. Tho Washington streot citizens, be eaid. woro all against Mr. Emory, and it would bo wise to keop away from thorn, llOUItS LESSENED IN JKKSEr CITT. The Jersey City and Bergen Horso Cnr Com pany has docldod to reduce tho hours of the drivers and conductors In Its employ. DISSATISFIED NEWABK CONDUCTOnB. Newark street-car drhors and conductors are dissatisfied with tho new arrangements, whloh wore designed toroduco their hours of labor to about twolvo hours. A commltteo ap pealed to tho ofUcors of the consolidated lines about a month ugo. and tho promise was given that an entirely tatlsmotory arrangement would bo made nn soon as now cars could bo suppllod and a now tlmo schedule prepared, lho cars have arrived and the new tlmo table has gone into elloct on all but one of tho lines, but still tho men find grounds for complaint, Thoy say tho hours are nearer fourteen than twelve, and that the privilege of riding free on tho cars to and from the Btablos has been taken away from them. They a'so complain ot a new rulo posted up In the stables forbidding drivers or conductors from holding conversation with passengers. Conductor Van atla Is tald to have been suspended tor one week for this rule and his companions Bay that ha was moroly giving a passonger direc tions to reach n place near tho line. The mon say that a new commltteo will bo sent to talk to the officers of the company and that troublo will follow If somothing hotter Is not done In rognrd to working hours. Seven street-cnr lines In Newark nro under one munngoment and two others arn Independently managed. Tho South Orange lino Is owned by one man. who Is said to bo treating his mon so fairly that thoy cannot complain. AOAIhST ITLL'B REArr-OINTMENT. At a meeting ot the Essox county Trades As sembly last evening in Newark, after an acri monious discussion a resolution wns passed condemning the action of Gov. Abbott In reap pointing Lnwronco T. Tell Inspoctor of Child Labor, and requesting the Senate to defeat his nomination. The Orange delegation protestod against tho action of tho Trades Assembly, XUEUORiECAR VUiifAHlES CUHVI.VIXU. An Aaaoclailna to be Formed for Protection uainlnat llemanda of mploi-eee. The Presidents of tho suifaco rnllroad com panies in this city nnd Brooklyn at a recent meeting docldod that sinco tho labor organisa tions bad becomo so poworful. it wns nocessary that tho companies should form a protective association. The now organization. It Is said, will be known as tho Burfaco Hall way Association of the btato of New York, and nny railway corporation In the Btato can becomo a mombor of tho association by ugioelng to nccopt its quota of rosponslbllltylln tho ovout of any trouble with employees. A notice was drawn up for the consideration ot the Presidents ot the various railway com panies, and If It moots with tholr approval will bo posted up for the further consideration of tho omployoes. Tho notlco cites the recent " tie up" of all the cars nnd tho desortion ot property placod In tho charge ot employees, the great majority ot whom wero perfectly satisfied with the troat- I inent thoy themselves bad roootvod, but took this action for the purpose of aiding others In their battles against omplojers, Tho notlco statos positively that sueh an Interruption ot business must not occur again, that tbo era ploioesof tho road must be subject only to the ordors of their ernrloyers. and that nny con ductor or driver refusing or neglecting to oboy tho orders of the officers of tht oom pauy shall be discharged, and their places filled by otlieis ns soon as practicable there after. Ytillo taking this bland the companies say that twelve hours Is a fair day's work, and deem that $2 la fair compensation for it. In giving the men time for dinner In the rulddlo of the day the time tables of the mad have had to be changed and tho midday trafllo consider ably Interfered with, but tbo oompnnlus have no desire to change this, and any thoy are only too willing to lot things remain ns they are. Tho companies assort that tholr solo object In wishing to combine Is to prevont any further demands belug made by the men. It ts slid that tbe agreement entered Into bo tween tho railroad companies was consum mated last Friday. Tho agreomoul begins by snjlng that rnllroad employees hnvo compellod thnrnllinad corporations, by ropeatod threats of strikes, to yield to unjust exactions, and to prevent this tho signers to the agreement pledge themselves to mutually assist ouch other In tho event of nny lu tuie dlsngreemont botween tbe rnllroad coiupauies and tholr employees. Twelve hours work will be considered worth 12 with a fair tlmo for dlnnor, nnd overwork shall bo paid for at this rate. Companies desirous of paying larger wagos or permitting tholr em ploveus to work less than twolve hours nday for IJ will not bo hampered by tbe agreement. Euch of the companies entorlng into tho ngreoment will appoint n representative, and these representatives will from among tholr number appoint an oxecutive commltteo of live which shall have power to dotormlno tho amount paid to nnd by ouch company and wh'ch shall net as tho advisory committee In nil questions pertaining lo tho causo, du ration, and eessntion of nil suspensions or'tloups." In citso nn individual or gon I'tal "lie un takes place, because of tho re fusal ol am ot tho companies to accede to the demands of tlieli employees, the loss Incurred ahull bu mndo good by the other companies, 'I his shall not be paid, however. If tho strike should result from a refusal to comply with ull lh terms of tbe agreement. Incasuof any of the subscribing companies rofutlng to pay its share toward relmbuising ntn other company, tlio amount shall li re enterable by law by thu oompnuy sustaining tho loss By a two-third vote of the Executive Committoe, ratified by two-thirds of the sub scribers, any 'tie up" can be ended by tht company suffering from It being ordertd to Motdt to tbt dtmandt ot lu employees. DIDN'T KNOW HE KILLED IHM TUB UAK WHO SHOT BARTENDER HA. LOT OITES HIMSELF Vr. Ho was Anxlons toUlve aalmieir CpeaTnes dm, but 8ergennt Allen Woaldn't Listen to htm! and Sent him to Jeffereoa Market, Just boforo tho polico heard ot tho murdor of Thomas J, Malloy, In bis brother-in-law's barroom, at Spring street and South Fifth avo nue, on Tuosday, a shabbily drcttod man, ot dark comploxlon. with black moustaohe and coateo. ran Into tbo Prlnco street station and said to Sergeant Allen, who was at tho dosk: " Sorgeant, a man pulled a pistol on mo la a saloon down In Spring street." "Ohl take a walk around the block," pollttlr roplled tho Sergeant "And be said he would kill mt." continued the complainant. "Do you know him?" "Yos." "Woll, then, so to Jofferson Market and get a wnrrant." Tho shabbily dressed man departed, but didn't act on the Sorgoant's advloo. and novor will. Tor when ho road tho newspapers yostor day morning he Icarnod that tho man who bad threatened, or attempted, to shoot him was doad, and ho know thnt ho himself, deorca Washington Curtlss of 230 Pacific stroit. Brooklyn, diamond cutter by trade nnd choap lewulri peddler from necobsity. had killed lilni. Ycsterda) morning ho want again to tho polico btiition. Borgoaut tiralngor was at tho desk. "I've como to give injnelf up." paid Curtlss. " l'or vi ' at ?" usl.ed the borjeant, "lot murder. I'm tho man who kll'cd Mal loy." 'Then come around horo and toll me all about it," tald hergeant Otnlnger hospitably. ( tirtlHSWont behind tho dosk, nnd tho Her goant begun to tako down In writing a state ment which Curtlcs proceeded tomako. Before much had been said Capt. McDonnell canto In nnddin.-gcd Cm liss to tho Central Office, where bo exhibited lilm in triumph toBupurlnloudont Murray. Curtlss ilnally found opportunity to lulleoui.eitedl hnw became to Bhoot Malloy. and this was his version ot tho tragedy: Unnbln U got emplo inent nt bis trado ot dl imntid cutting, several months uco bo took to poddlliia loflod-itold jowolry for a living. About ( hrtstmas tlmo ho sold n flfty-cunt scarf piu lo Harry Dell, one of the barkeepers in llornoii's rnloon. nt Hprlng street nnd feouth 1 llth avenue. Ho went to the snloon on jnu. u in mo iiopo ui uniting un other salo. Doll and a couple of facetious friends. In place of purchasing, grabbod his boxes of jewelry and rofUBcd toglvo It back to him until ho bud set up tho drinks. He Ilnally ngri ed. and It took sity-fhooutof thoulghty cents, which War, alt ho had In tho world, to re deem tlio boxos of jowolry. Whon thoy woro Ilnally returned soven scarf pina. threo lnce plus, and threo pairs ot earrings, valued In all at to. woro missing. Uuublo to got thorn back he wofitittvny alter toning Malloy. that, as ho was the boss of tho place, he must bo responsi ble for tho missing projierty. Several intervening visits having boon un successful, ho wont to the saloon to get bnck his jowolry or Its ouuivalont on Tuosday morn ing. Malloy W5IS ulono. Ho askau Malloy if ho was going to make good what ho, a poor man, bad lost on his premlseB. Malloy answered In the negative, and on his repeating what ho said ctiod out, "Got out of here, or I'll kill you." bo saying Malloy l cached under tbo bar, as Curtlss thought, tor n pistol. "I don't know what happened aftor that" anld CurtibB at this point of bin narrative. I had novor bad a man threaten to kilt me bo foro. It nearly maddoned me. Not knowing what I did. I must havo drawn my rovolver. I didn't want to kill Malloy, but I didn't want to be killed by him, and I was sure he had a pis tol. I don't romontber anything about shoot ing him. Tho next thing I romamber wns Mal loy giving a yell nnd starting for the door. I went out of the sldo door nnd walked ud South Ftfih avonuo to the Priuce stroet police station, where I began to toll the Sergeant about Mai toy's pulling n pistol on mo. and bo told mo to go to Jetlerson Market for a warrant" Curtlss, according to his own story, went to Brooklyn aftor leaving tho Prince street sta tion on Tuosday. Ho stopped in Henry streot to empty the cartridges out of his rovolver. and then pawned it for flfty-elght cents. 1th tbe money he bought food for his nearly starving family. Despite tbe tact that one of the cartrldRos had been discharged, which per haps he did not notice, he remained Ignorant he persisted in declaring, ot Malloy's death by his band until he saw yesterday's papers. Then ho reallnd that bo must baveshothlm. Edwaid Qeogbegan. a Rtable koeiior at 43 South Fifth avenue, nnd Ed MeKnlght, said to be the son of ex-Alderman MeKnlght, junk dealer of the Thirteenth ward, Curtlss said wero the men who wore Instrumental In the loss of his jowolry. Capt. McDonnell arrestod Qooghegnn. and, despite his denial that he had takon Curtlss's jewelry, bo was told when ar raigned nt tho Jofferson Market Police Court that ho must llnd 1100 to answer the chargo ot laroony. Howes paroled, however, while Cur tlss was committed without ball. Curtlss Is said to have drawn a kntfo when bis jewelry was first takon from him. It was wrestod away, ana his Inability to make usn qt thoknlfo on this occasion wns apparently the cause ot bis Investing In, a revolver to defend bis proportv from similar attacks. Tho pawn ticket for the revolver was found In ono of Curtlss's pockets, abd proved true thnt part of his story. Tho police woro In clined to aceeptwith eorne reservation nearly ovorythlng that he said. .Sergeant Allan will not hoar the last for some time of " A mnii pulled a pistol on me." Had he vouchsafed to glvo Curtlss a little more of his precious time and paid attention to whut ho said, tho mystery of Malloy's murdor would doubtless have boon cleared upatonco. bu perintondept Murray will probably make ennrges ngulntt Alton If his conduct Dtovesto have been as represented by Curtlss. Curtlss lived, with his wife and fourehlldron, tn two rooms nn tho second floor of the tene ment bouse r.t 2J0 Pacific street. Brookltn. Whon a reportet of Tul Sun visited tho houso yostotday uftenioon Mrs Curtlss was sitting In the kitchen, w coping nnd wringing her hands. Tno facos of the children wero clean and tholr light hair wns ueatlv comtoil, but their much patched clothing Indicated that for a long time nut little mono bud boon invested In that direc tion. Mrs. Curtlss said that she had no menus whatever, nnd thatshowould havo been ontlie ly destltuto of fond, if the Belief Association had not sent her some packages of groceries, which sho pointed to on the table. Before com ing to New York, yesterday morning, Curtlss called on some of his neighbore. nnd told thom that ho was In troublo, und would not be back. Some of thorn, knowing ot his ropoated failures to get work, and tho dospornto condition of his family, suppoaod thnt bo meant to commit sui cide His neighbors all speak ot blm as a sober, kind-hearted man. Most ot tbeui aro compara tively poor, and enn do but little for the unfor tunate family TUIll'.K IMiOCEKT MEU HANGED, rrooT tkat tke Murderers or tka Asklaad Iklldrea Iliiva ISot llean Arrested, Ashland, Ken., March 10. Tho horrlblo murder on Christmas Eve, 1881, whon throe chlldron woro murdorcd here, which resulted In a lynching, Is recalled again by develop ments about to bo made which will demonstrate thatNeal, Craft, and Ellis were Innocent of tbe or I me for which thoy suffered. Tor some tlmo several gentlemen have beon employing dotoctivos toslftovory thoory and Investigate overy clue Their work has been crowned with the greatest succoss, and It Is asserted that tbe arreot of the real criminals will Boon follow. Tho ovldnnco against them Is said to bo con c'uslve, and will show that tho triple murder was committed oariy In the evening; that tbe porpetrators went lothe housoby appointment with one of the girls, who had provlously been on intimate terms with ono ot thom, and that the triple murdor followed an unintentional killing of tho boy for resisting assaults on the girls. The urrests would havo boon made bo torn but for the excltod btato of tho public feel ing hero on the subject. The suspocted parties bold very respectable places. Tke Dry Dock Amendment Lost In Committer. WAsnisnTON, March 10. Roprosontattvo Bucket Connecticut, whose YOte was uecesiary to de termine the fate n( the amendment to the new nary LIU prorating fortlic construction of dry docks at llrookhn. Norfolk, and eliewhere, returned lo the city to iter and recorded his vole lu the negative so the amtuifintnt rv as lost The hill was rrwrled to the llou.e to-day, and will he failed un for dl.rneiloii at the earlleit opporiu nlty The luimlere ot the committee who suj ported the dry dock amendment are lion making an vilori look ing to a report from tho coniiiiitlee of a special LIU to carry out Ihtlr jurpoeo, hut no decl.lre action has ret been had Obituary, The Itov. Dr. J, II. Callen, tor eight years pas tor of the Centennial Reformed Chapel In W j ckolt street, tlrooklyn, died yttlerdsy, In St Mark's lace, ajtd 03 lie was originally a Presliyterisn nilnlonary, hut on folng to Iirooklyn. eighteen) ears ago he joined thi lit. ormed Ciinrch, and became a iity nusslooarj Jle leaves a widow and one daughter. Miss Mary H Dennis, a well known school teacher of Newport, for tw.utr.nre years died yesterday, aged 73 rears, ths was a daughter ot ths Itte Judge BoDsrt , Dermis. ELFREDA ROBINSONS REPUTATION. Paster Wklte, tka Ilelaadant, kas ta JLnnth at I'mtor .' Testlasonr, Tho suit ot Eltreda Robinson against tho Itov. Itobort F. White for (10.000 tor alleged assault was continued boforo Mr. Justice Drk man. In Whlto Plains, yesterday. The Itev. Mr. Oost, Mist Robinson's brothor-ln law, de scribed tht Interview ot July 22. when, accord ing to him. Whlto first donlod tho assault: Wy wife, Mr. White, and I vera prssent. Whits de nied the assault, and said : " How could I do It and my wife In Ihs hon,e t" My wits said 1 " How can you deny whan you have confessed it, sal paid money re peatedly!" Bald hsi "1 wilt never confess It again X lie then said Tra Is ha 1 ssld lie was guilty, tut that we togsttier conldeasll) make Travis out a liar. My wife and t told Mm we wero not In the habit of lying. " Oh," he tald, "yon are afraid to lie, are you I" At this point Mr. White bocams convulsed with laughter, as It at the utter absurdities In Brother floss's story. Mrt. Goss, who waa then called, told ot the Interview of Dec. 22 as follows: When I went Into the room where Mr. Whlto watt said: "(Ih. Kobert White, I think ) nit have killed me How could you assault ainotherleaeglrl undsr vour own rooft" He cried and confer. d Ilefore ws went down stalra I aald to Mr. VV hlte, " There are water and towets for you It you want to wash vour face before coming down " Tho Rov. Mr. Travis of Fergusonville, who was piesont when, on Deo. 22 White mettloss In Phllmont, tostlflod that White was oxclted, and that tin was coldly groeted by Mr. floss. Aftor Mr. Whlto and Mr. and Mrs, (loss had como down stairs the Itev. Dr. Klnrj. who wns staving with Mr. floss, asked White to stay over and hoir Travis proaoh that night Whlto snld ho couldn't: that his wlfo did not know whoro ho wns. " I suspocted tho man," said Mr. Travis. " for I hnd noticed Eltroda's condition, and I paid: " ' White, It would bo n good thing for you If you never did anv thing or went an) whoro that your wlfo didn't know. "Ho said: 'Oh. woll, wo can't toll ourwlves everything.' I said: 'Well, I can toll miuo ovorythlng.'" I.awjor Mnrtln J. Koogh In lho cro's-oxnm-Inatlon asked Mr. Travis why ho didn't Bay Bomnthtng about that before. "'Well." said Mr. Travis, "you made so many objections I hadn't a chance. After ttie plaintiff had rested Mrs. Whlto. ronolute. and with faith In her husband shining lu her oyos, tostilled tbnt she wns up stairs whon the nssault 1b alleged to have occurred In the dlnintr room, nnd that she could hear tho ticking of tho dining-room clock, but that sho heard no noise. Not Mr. Whlto told how be went to rhllmont on Doc 22, and how floss threw hlmsolf on his friendship. Hnylng he was poor nnd Elfrnda must ba sent to n hospital. Ho told how Mr. Goss n-lted him for money, how in the kindness of his heart ho gavo him 50, how Ooss bound lilm to secrecy although ho wanted to tali Mrs. White nil about It, nnd hownf forward from time to tlmo ho gnv o moro money. When Lawyer Frauds Earkin asked him what bin relations wero with tho Itev. Mr. Travis ho leaned forward, shook his flnBrt his questioner, and Skiusiuwiy: 1 boy -are v ery unfriendly sir : very unfrlondly," Cotles of two letters which floss wrote to White on tho 17th and 19th of December, 1881, wero road. Both were put In ovldcnco nt tho last trlal.and the defence tacitly admitted them to bo tine. Both summoned Whlto to Phll mont. The first was a roquost, and Mr. W hlte admitted recelvlne it. Tho socond was In an swer to Mr. Whlto s nnswor to tho first, saying be could not como. It was a poromptorynoto. tolling White to oomo at once or fear tha worst consequences. Although Mr. Wblto bad writ ten on tho lUtb that ho could not como until otter New Year's, ho appoarod In Phllmont on tho 22d. Ho nald be could not rocall the ro cotpt of ths letter of the IStb, tbe copy of which Mr. Larkln read. Q But you have unified that you did receive a Utter from Uosson the lOthf A Ves hut I don't remeniDer anv such letter as the one you read Q Vet you weut to Phllmont on tbe 22d Why t A Dr. King a.ked me to come and attend the dedication otthe ctiuroh on that night The Rev. Dr. Ring on the orimlnal trial tes tified that be did not ask White tn comedown. Dr. King had testified also that Whlto bad told Mr. Travis. In Dr. King's prosenco, that hit wife dldu't know whoro he was. The cose will probably so to the jury this morning. TRYING TO BREAK JAIL. Bar-glare Tnlte and Taylor Tampering wltk tones In tkelr Call Hoof. The Kings County Charities Commissioners learned yesterday that two convicts had 'lately attempted to cut their way out of the Crow Hill penltontlary. A visit to the Institution! con firmed the report The names of the men are Thomas Tulto and Edward Taylor, who are serving out five years and three months and two and a halt years respectively for bur glary. Their coll was on the top corridor In tbo main prison, and for soveral nights they bad worked Industriously on tho heavy flagging in the roof, with a vlow to makoa space eufllciantly large to afford them a free passaao to tho roof. T hey had for some tlmo boon removing the mortar around tbe flogs, and to avoid detection they placed broad whore tbo mortar had been. Evry morning the whltewnsh brush was applied to the railing, and all traco ot the night's labor removed. Watchman Schoff one night last week heard a suspicious noise In tho cell, nnd on the next day, when Tulto and unylorwere at work In the shoe shop, he searobed tho coll and discov ered tho breaks In tho celling. Tho prisoners Wero allowed to continuo their operations until Tuesday morning, when they woro removed to the dark cells. Colls of thin but strong rope, whloh they hnd purloined from the shoo shop, woro found soeretotl In tholr clothing. It was tholr Intention, after having gained tbo roof, to use tbo rope to swing themselvos down to tho yard, nnd thon to oxerclse their ingenuity, with the assistance of outside friends, to scale the tall walls. Even bad thoy nptbeon discovered during tuoli preliminary operations their plan would probably hnve failed, as night watchmen with loaded muskots nre now postod lnsldo and outside the walls. Mr. Tllden Orders kle Ynckt Got Keadg, New I.ondov, March 10. Capt, Hoaloy of Hsmuel J. mien's yacht Vlklug, which has been in win ter quarters hore, has been notified b Mr. Tllden to get the teiiel ready for service The Ylklng will be over hauled about April I, and will be ready to sail as early as May W t'apt. llesley says that Mr, Tliden's health is uiULh better nnd that he is stronger than for many years past When the Captain made at lilt to Mr. Tllden re cently the latter gave lilm n hatidiome Bt Bernard dog, slrel by the celebrated Leo. which Is Mr, Tliden's pel Leo weighs 17e) pounds and the dam 163. To Succeed l'ublle Printer Hounds. Madison-, Wis., March '10. L. M. Fay. haU owner of ths Democrat, published In tills city, w as hasti ly summoned to Washington today, It Is un derstood among tbe well Informed politicians that Fay's sudden departure has something to do with hit accepting the position of Publlo Printer In place ot a P. Hounds Fay Is and always has been aij out and out supportsr of rostmaster Uen- Irai Vilas IIo Is 30 ears of age, a graduate of the State nlveralt), and quite wealthy. He Is not a practical printer, tut hns had tho mauageineut of ths Demon at establlthmsnt for ten J ears. A Itegra I.yneked. Louisville, March 10. Last night twenty fire masked man quietly took Ilandy Woodward, color ed, out of Jail at Kusssllrllle. Ky , and hanged him to tha same limb that the notorious Bamho Pally was hung to two years a.to Woodward was Uentlflea as the man who attempted to outrage the 12 year old daughter of C, Johnigu, the station ageut at lied Oak on Monday. Two sjkote nt Juice Verne, Amiens, March 10. An attempt waa made to-ds) to ossasstnate Jules Verne. Tno shots were fired at lilm from a rorolter by a young stu tent, who turned out to be the aulhor'a own nephew, and who hat come down from Paris for tha express purposs of killing his uude One of the bullets iiil.se I tlio lenellst altogether! the other struck htm in the leg, Indicting a silgtft wound The nei hew has for some tuns been a studsui lu Paris, and Is iliought to bs a inuuoinaniac. Another Victim or Monte Carlo, London, March 10. Ylsoount Dupplln, heir of the Karl nt hluuoull, died at Mouts Carlo ystterdsy, It Is said that he committed suicide owing to los.i-s at gambling Dupplln has led a wild and dleilpatrd ca reer.aud was a notorious gsmbler. II en as J7 cars old i'atll Coins; to f.undon, Losnov. March 10. Mme, Pattl will halt at Paris while en route from Spain to London to follow out the electrical treatment uhloh she found beneflclsl when she use lat lu I'arli After her l.oudou ssasou she will return to Paris and marry Mcollul Ttro Aiuerlcaa Cardluals. Bomb. March 10. The ifnniteur dc Jtome an nounces that the ArchbU hop of ijurhio and the Arch hl.bop of llaltlmors will be created Cardinal at the nextcouilstorj. llonslnle Itrensner Loses kls ault. WoncESTEn. March 10, The verdict of tbt Jury lu the Hrcuiuer I'uiusui libel suit was rendered this mornlug. It was In favor of tbe defendant. Judge Putnam Plain, emphatic, and absolutely trus tbat chswers of Oeld Coin Tobaeco rsctlve building lots for wrfttpsra. AiV DVBZ. IN A LOCKED ROOM. Terrible Tragedy la tke Clerk's Oatet ef at Vailed .stales Court. New OrtLEANB. March 10.-A dceporato duol, or shooting affray, occurred to-day In tht Clerk's office of tho United Btatos District Court In tho Custom House. In which one of tho principals waa kilted and the other mortally wounded. Both of them aro well-known mon. Mr. M. E. Oraca was a young lawyer, who hnd beon tht Inspector ot Customs, and J. M. Brou has boon tor years o&e ot tha most conspicuous men in tho steamboat business. Mr. Grace, who had an admiralty suit boforo the Unltod States District Court was soatod In tho prlvato or Innor office of tho clsrk when Brou entered. Tho tultbappontd to be against a frlond ot Brou'e. and the lattor had interested himself In It Stopping up to Grace ho eald; "You ought to bo moro ot a gentleman than to tako a case like that." draco sprung from his toat, declaring that ho wns nt much a gentleman and at good a man at Brou. Tht latter then atruck htm across tht face with tho light cane ho carried, whereupon Grace drew his rcvolvor and fired at Brou. the ball causing a mortal wound. Brou staggered, but did not retroat a step. Again ho lifted his cane and struck draco across tho face. Grace replied with a second ehot, which struck Brou In the ohost, Indood. It wns almost Imposslblo to miss lilm, ns tha two men Etood within a few foot of each other. By this tlmo Brou hnd got out his pistol, nnd a number ot shots woro llrod. tho two men fac ing each other resolutely. W hen Qraco'a Pistol rof uacd to lire, he turned nnd ran toward tho door, as though to escape from tho room. Thoro wero n number of persons In tho room whou the firing bognn, but theso bad soattorod atthollrst shot, and the door, which hnd a spring lock, was thus locked on the two men. flraeo rnn Into the outer room to escnpo. pur suodb) Dion, who struck him ovor tho hoad with tho butt ot his pistol. He tried tho other door, but found It also locked. This was the Inst of tho light socn by the out siders, for tho two man wero loft shut up In tbo room together, with all tho doors bpring looked. Anothor pistol shot was board nnd thon silence reigned within. Tho crowd with out waited a few seconds and then cnterod tho room. The two men lay on tho lloor closo to gether Oraco stark dond at tho door which he bad been trying to opon, and Brou Insonslblo and mortally wountod In tho contra of tbo room. Their fire hnd been vvondorfutly accurate. Every ono of flrnca's bullots had taken olTect ono entering Brou'a faoo, ponotrntlng from cheek to cheek; auothor passing through his back and lodging in tbo abdominal cavity, and the third penetrating tho right lung. Greco wns ehot through tho nrm and twice In tho chest. Most of tho shots were fired while the men wore tandjnrf fnon tp JnCll and with JJjnlr Pistols almost touO'l'lsTot'Cu Other's breast. flraee was Su )ears of ago, very popular, and enjoyed a good practice. Brou bad been tho agent of tho Fronch opera here, nnd was In various steamboat enterprises. IIo is n Creole, 3G years ot aire. Ho was regarded as a dnngor ous man to quarrel with, having beon the prin cipal In several duels, last year in a duol with Mr. Evanstn Pocho. whom be wounded. Brou was a married man. QBN. l'Ol'E'S SUCCESSOR. It le Iselleved tkat Oca. Jtcwton Will Get tke Vacant Mnjor-tienernleklp. WAsrrryaTcw, Starch 10. Tho Prosldont may surprise a groat many poople by the ap pointment of a Mojor-fleneral to succeed Gon. Pope. It It bollevod bythoso knowing some thing about tho mnttor that Brig-.-Oon. John Kewton. Chief of Englnoors, may be the lucky man. Oen, Newton Is one ot tha old ost offlcors on tbe active list He entered West Point at tho same time with Gon. Pope, but graduated blghor In tha class, and bis original commission as Lieutenant Is prior to any other. His rooord Is clear and socond to none, both In thu Hold and In tlmo ot poaco. He graduatod at the Acad emy twolvo years before Oen. Howard, and. If appointed Major-floneral, he will retire In a year and n half and Howard will not retire for eight years. Oen. Kewton oommanded the famous First Corps nt Qottysburg. and bit entire war record it good. He was In the bat tles of Antletam, Gettysburg, and Peach Tree Creek. Ha fa a Virginian by birth, nnd a life long Democrat It Is urged tbat ho failed to recefVo tbo recognition which bis services de served during the war, and tbnt It Is only proper now that bo Is so near retirement be should be bonorod with promotion. Of course, all the other candidates are bard at work, nnd tbe President has said nothing on the subject. It Is announced seml-ofllclally that tho lower officers will not be nominatad until the two MaJor-floneraU are confirmed. A. Street Flgkt ndlnsx In Murder. Havensvvood. W. Va.. March 10. "Bird" Pennybaker was murdered here to day by John Cole man For soma time the two men hare been on bad terms, nnd hare male repeated threats sgalust each other Friend., howeer, hare kept them apart as from the character of both men a tragedy was fearid should tbe3 meet This afternoon they ran across each other, and a quarrel was tie re sult After eeveral blows had tstn exchanged nn attempt was male to st arate tliem but It was un aralllu, the men c Inching and falling In the street, lolcmnu was in a fair waj to he whipped nhen he drew aretplter. ana. placing the uiU7Zle against I'eunttack. or s chnek pulkd the trigger Tha balleuteri-d Penny backers head Just under the eve and passed into the brain. Coleman was seUed and hurried oil to Jail amid great excitiment A. Com let Haot Head. Pittsficld. Mass., March 10. John Johnson, a cotnict, aged 40 years, had been kept In solitary oon flnement at tbe I'lttsleld jail for shamming Illness to avo.d work. This noon he was making so much noise that he. per Charlei VV Fuller went to quiet him. John son iaime 1 lately rushed upon Hitler, and beat him oter tha heal with a shoe i uller grapple I with the lontlit and a terrible strukgle cn.ucd, in which Johns u crie 1, "I will kill joe now. d njiiu" nnt raised the shoe to strike a crushing blow, lulltr Bred tu frighten lilm The mvu dl 1 not hted, but ru.litd forward and was about to strike ru'ler w hen the Utl.r hred aaln, and sent a bulut through Jnhmon's heart klltlbg him la elautly. 1 ulUr wan badly bruised Uradimtlng Dentists, The twentieth anniversary of the Now York College of Dentistry was held las; nliht at Uhlckerlng Hall Pre'ident Joseph Sandford Vinson occupied tha chatr. After the usual opening exerclies, M.Uir, Walsh conferred the degrees on lUty graduates Prizes were awarded by 1'rof F. Le I.oy haterleo as follows To Al fred llerghammer the prize for xna history of dentistry, rharle. A Bush thatforgold ailing, rurmau Oajton, that for the best clinical esnay. and John I. Hart the gold medal forjias.lug the best general eauilnttlon The valedictory was delivered by Ldmund h Mluuer, aild thsaddrtisto thegruduates was made by Mr. r t. Van Denser. Tka Amkerat Murderer Iteaplted. Boston, March 10. Tho flovernorhas respit ed until Thursday, April is, Alien Adsms, the Amherst murderer, who was to have been hanged in Northamp ton on Friday, The surgeons In charge of the w ould ba ulcldo telegraphed the liorernor todavthat the rli oner waa positively not in condition for hanging lie lest so much blood after cull lug the veins In his legs that he oould not posilbly stand upright on ths gallows Ills condition Is still precarious but the doctors think they caugethliiilu proper shape for hanging within a mouth tVemen vrko IVIsk lo Vote. CmniGO, March 10, In two precincts of Englewood yesterday lady members ot the W Oman's Suf frage association attempted to register In order that they might vote on election dsy They contended that under the Con.tltutlon of the Pulled hlates they were citizens and wero therefore entitle t to vole 1 hey were told that, uu lr the new Kicrtlon law. women were 'lis ?i!a!lncd, and the; could not be permitted to register, hsj propose tu carry the matter to the bupreine Court. A. 81,000,000 i'lro la Valparaiso, VAi.rAUtiso March 10, via Galveston. At Us o'clock this morning Ore broke out In the Cats t'omtrclo, situated on the Call? Esmeralda, and an sntlre blook, In eluding ths principal shot s lu the city, wa t urn.d to the ground Iholoisls estimated at rf.uuu.iM) Thejrnp erty belonged to Hefiora Jusna Koa Oe Kdwarda Ths owner of the cafe has beeu arretted on susplcluii of ln cendiarism. Wltkeul Food for Eighty Days. Ithaca. Maroh lO.-MIss Belle Finch ot Co. vert, a few miles uorlli of here baa been an invalid for orer two years, suffering from soms nerrous disorder. For more than eight) dnys I ast she has been in a teiul conscious atals and has taken no nourishment whalei cr. The casa Is regarded at ery lingular aud bailies the skill ot the phj slclsns No Cklncse ta slop In Canada, Londov Ont March 10. A circular has been Issued bj the Urtnd Trunk Hallway ordering that here after all Chinese going orer the road will be ptnrd through In bond, and that the conductors will te held responsible to sea that lions of the Mongolians ars al lowed to stop In Leuada. Dealk era Veteran of I Sit. BurrALO. March 10. Areata L. Boot died here lo-da), aged bu ) cars. He waa a vsterau ot ths war of 1HI 1 and was takes prisoner by tht British at the bat. lie effort Erie. Tbe acknowledged cure for sick ll.ldacbe, Carter's Little Llrsr Fills. Dose, eat pM.-ts. THREE LYNCHED IN INDIANA, M mm X77B MEMBERS OF TfTE ARCItBR OAwW Wm HANGED TO TREES BT A MOB. .'ft For Tvrentr-nve Tear tka Terror af Tare ItMSJaf. Conntlea-Oullly or Crimea of Every SraseaD kiB from Murder lo Petty Tktsvlng. V"R Biioals, Iml., March 10. Tho membora tit "MM tha notorious Archer gang, who havo been 6oVs Will' fined In tho county jail here for sovoral wttlM fttiil past on a charge of having been concerned at ysff several brutal and unprovoked murdor. bfjt iiyJl mors especially for the killing ot old mam juxf Bunoh, eiplatod their crimes just before) 1 rM o'olock this morning, at the hands of a mob '"p determined men, all armed and thorough! , Jjl ? prepared to carry out their purpose. The mak ' iii jt' was composed of many ot tho farmers ot Us) ; x surrounding country, and was aulet and -u'W derly. On reaching the olty. tht mtn pattest jp 'K rapidly along through tbe straots. until tka 'JvB' jail, eltuatod In West Shoal, waa reaohtsjk i)B The keyt wort demanded ot tho jailer, but tat 5 ft refused to give them up. iff ft Without tarrying a moment for a oolloqur. K M! tho spokosman of tht mob pushed tht jalltjf !lli , asldo. and. crying out to tht mon to follow hltf. ' tijfkjl lad tho way up to tbo door, A few vlgoroo 'rHi" I strokes against It and It fell tn with aoraaJa 'Jwl ! In an Instant the excited mon wero before thaw ,1;- ; i gratings ot the cells. Those wore speedllY jii . brokon oiun by a hammer, and tho doomatt at. J prisoners led out into tho courtyard adjolulrm I'll -. tho jail. The mob was sllont at death. - t) I From the coum ard tho prlsonors wort) r; j led n short distance up tho road to rl l' place where throo trees stood. Hera if S low momontB woro glvon thom in which to ex (in. chargo parting words or to make a confession fijT ! Is ot their crimes. But tho mon mndo no tlgu. &i and as tho throe nooses woro Bllpped about m) tholr nocks thov stood composod nnd roalgned S'U J " to tholr fato. Ths ouds of the ropes wero them my j thrown over tho limbs of tbo trood. a stron ,iW' pull wns given by each ot the little croups of yc'i i mon which hold tlm ropes, and tn an Instant tho bodlus of John, Martin, nnd Thomas ArchttT iClls' wero dangling In midair. IKS- Tom Archer, the oldest ot the gang, who waa iKsii ' about GO ears old. was hanged first. Ill fee Mill touched tho ground when-soon by Tub Sua zVlfl correspondent. Jlaitln Archer, brother to Tom. F.-ltgi ' aged about 45 years, was hung ud higher, ante rrttf bis eves, staring wide opon. make a horrlbkl jfu'fi and ghnstly sight. John Archer, son of Torm n.ijj Archei , who was nbout 3U years old. was hant Jl'Jai1 Ing to a tree, with his bands tied behind hum. IvtM: about thirty foot from bis father. rfM' The crimes for which they wore hanged wtrt) jjej - of almost everygrnde. from murdor to petty VP'i thlovlcg. For twenty-five years they have beam -vt'l.t ' a terror both In Martin and Orange oountlaa. t?M ; until the poople did not know when they weal ,H' to bed at nUht wliothor thoy would bo mur l)tl .) dered boforo mornlni' or '.MSir bouses burnt HtS" " 20nu. luoynover fallod to visit vongeane irJT : ; for a fancied alight, and many a farmer la XAi J ' Orango and Martin counties bos loaf frPj 1 1 , consldcrnblo Bums of monoy by havlntt 'VlF ! tholr cattle stolen or their barns or houseaj "ft?1 burned dovv n. Mart Archer has a family tivlntt t-?i, InUrango connty, nnd thoy nre woll thought JJY : of. Two of his daughters are teaching echoot vM- In that part of the country. Old Tom Arohoe, vfiit. as ha was called, llvod In Columbia. Marttrn ImJH county, and had a large family, every membttf lfi?f of which is under Indictment for larceny. a sifiJ son. or murdor, and boar a bad narasgonerallle N.''!, John Archorfoimerlv lived in Columbia town- VrKiBi ship, and was as bad as tho rest JjH' B Lynch, ono of tho gang, rnada a confession ,;l jf day or two ago of tho murder of old man Bunch. ,ii Mil showlugat tho samo time whero the body bu ;'X 6 beon burtod. Ho said they had shookiugly tor. W- j j mouted tholr victim for eight hour, then rtd W died his body with bullets, cut It up lengthwlat. ttj h ; and buried it. Whon found tho body showtJ It. W . tbat Lynch hnd told the truth. All that saved A? j Lynch fiom tho mob wa bis rccont removal ta )t, i; Daviess county lull. tje.-- The Coroner wns called and went to the scans KhW ot the banging, but did not cut tbe bodltt) r2: " , down. This lynching lias boon brewing evttl K ,wt' since tho Archers havo been Incarcerated la (V .S3 tho Martin county jnll, nnd tho lynchers havt) i MS only wnltod until they had positive ovldenof tj" - the man were guilty, which ovldenoo they got Vt 8 Si yostorday, and the hanging Immediately fed. leijStB lowed. Word has already beon sent In from !d5af the country not to cut tbe bodies down, but ta , fl'tlS lot thom hang, as the country people wished ta k'P?E see them hanging. lu 'jgffl- Ueatk or a Well-Known Writer. &i Wh fleorgo 0. Small, a well-known story write !'i ,$ and humorist, died at tha Hotel Hungarla, Union equaga, '.ivlJS tbls cltj , about 10 o'clock last evening ot consumption, ivVp ill The deceased waa known under the uom doplmneaf 'liStf "Brlcktop," and hit books were the foundation ot Use ' ?n)f?V latojiub'lihlng house of Col'ln A Small He was Oat ? &' founder and editor of the once popular illastretea 'V1 j ftf cnmlo pap.r, M'thl OUs oo which he introduced ts . kv ty. ' the public J A A ales K Ol per, Thomas Worth, lb, Jti , ( Hopkins and other artlats who have aluce beooraa yJ il1, famous through tholr cartoona and caricaturea. A few 1" j ; years ago he became connected with Frank Touseyt v. t ' publishing house, and whs the principal writer ot tat .V j F ' aerial eiorles and books which Tousey ubll-hed Mrl 31 Vr bmall wasabout&i) warsof age lie leaves a WIS fit, Tl? and cue child Uus VV iuiama and other professional IV I f ' rriends were arranging for a testimonial benefit to air. Ay1 t Bmall, which will now bo tendered to his widow. fv n 8 ftknll tke Musourae be Opened on Hundayi i$ i i fl Ul I j In speaking of tbo proposed opening ot tha '', J illy museums on Sunday, Louis P. Dl Casnola said yea. hfX terday: tM ! " I am not so old but that t believe I wlU lire to as (IV; ' All these Institutions thrown open to the people on Boa- ,,'-? ' da) a. but I will say that I am ot the opinion that If tha J f ,. . trustees are forced In any such measure tlief will baU4 il a building i't thilrown Mid put their colleillona In t fA I 3 Vie are only le.sees whero we are now Thccndovr X' t u ments, j ou must remember were male not to the citT. AV i but to the trustees of the Museum of ;atural Hietorj J j and ttie Metropolitan Museum of Art Therefore tkf r s c fi el'y has no claim I will call tbe nieetii g as soonatl v, R , r can, and bae the matter full looked into ' ,tv' it I Tke Kepubllcnn tiuu'a Jlearlk tVuiulac. tj ij '(j I The Itopuhllcan Club, bcrotofore the Younf V is Men's Hi publican Club, inoted into their hiindsomenev t ) quarters at JJ WestTwentj eighth street last evening; vjr t! and wanned the new hesrlh la honor of Hie event P7 fS There was a choke collation, epeectes, and a good tltrst t'Vfli tl gensratl) Llnlruau Jaui.s P Fost-r arranged the pro- 1(2 gramiiu asmi'cd lit Lucius (' Ashley James S Lek- fV ill nialtT.Alesal.drr Caldwell, and Waller 11 Tufls ),, i i, Ji,di;e (,edui. tulJ how tne club was started, ex- rJ. 9 H i Aleriiiau 11 lines spoke of its tila s and Its triumphs ta i"i e f. the Held of rtform loliltre aud Mr 1. F. liartlttt por. )J. 1 Ui trajed its future other numbers nUo ha.iplly responeV Vt. u )? d to toasts The club Is entirely composed ot lawyer. - 8 U; 1.1 ' b 3li A Drunken llueltind Uurned to Ilealb. Ill I H James Morrlssey. a laborer, acod CO, went ta N fl! his little frame dwelling, lot Mug street, Brooklyn, last, $iiif ' evening drunk He turned his wife and children ontaC L. t ' the house and locked himself In They stayed at a t 1 f d t . neighbor's house until B o'clock, when they thongbt It ?ul tliM safe to return As thej api roai he 1 their home engine 111 jj i were hurr lug thither. Ihe housilwas on.nre and Mor- ; anjm rlisey was found dead B It ts supposed he lit his plpe,lajr 'If. (HafJ down In the bed, and, failing asleep, set are to t&t trW, '14tJ clothing HabbI ttr. Jlennle Stricken llown. p4 PrjS Mr, J. Fred Dennis, formerly of tht firm ol hjirt 9 l"sgi, Dcnnl. 4 Co , J25 Broadway, was stricken down rTtii r with apoplexy on Monday morr.l'ig Juil at he left tha rJrlu ferrjboat, on his way from his couutrr home In New LvaiJt Jersey Ho was taken to the Chambers Blreet Hospital. fiT IV, ' where ha remained until I ucedar morning, when be W'J was iemoed b his relsthes to the llihueinaiin Uoa. tflfs pltsL lie was still uneouicious ye.terdar, and there tt Vili ItitU hope (f hi. ttcotrr homcof his friends cons- Tiittf plained that lie dll not receive proi er treatment at the 1.LR j Lhambers Street Hospital, but this is denied at tht bet- VTft I lie Killed Ills Hired Man. 4? ' John Krelscher, a farmer, ot Elmont. L.L. frjij shot his hired mau, Conrad OaKsner.on Tuesday night, .jfj , Uhllehewas staudlng inrlde a window of his house, r.'.H watching his heucoois, which hsl lately bJ.n robbed, li.tu i hdsiw n ilisn inuring toward Ihe coops He slots oat rAlll I wltii aguti and met the mau coming out of thseoope. 4VKc ' liaOred twice and killed (Jnouti. who hall ccndoUu 'Alii ' chores about the coop, while hrtischtr thouiht he Wat ?, ',,f, In lho house. ffi A Year-Old Iklld f.mud Uead. M The doad body of a pretty male child, abonl 'll; , a year old, was found jctltrda) afternoon In the tardea '.iV of K J, Van Ileypen, In Tonnelle and Slpp arenuel Jer- il . . a.yCity The body was nudt It had beeu in Ihe gardes, f'jtl County Ploslcian L'ourrrse thinks only about twenty- tyllj four hours fbera aie no marks ot violence, aud dealt I dli I robably resulted from exposure, foMi aiauul unite I'redlotlufc jSJ? Vi'uruior, fair weather. K ' JOTTISUS ABOUT XUtTN, ' ilVV. W R. R Itooserelt subscrlb.d f-v) to the Hancock foe (uH ytittrdoy, The total Is 37,iJI sju i Jsmrs L Flaple agel 03 years, ot Kt L'lilon arencus, TtJJ Brookli u, was fouud dead last sight at 171 Tlio mat 'V'l sluet, J,Jf Thtboly of Win Qulnn a laborer, was found betweea WJJ ; the tracks of Ihe New York and II irle-r, Railway, near '' ' the Mlliam.briJge stailo-i yetteiday, A tram had evk Jnifi dentl) ruu orer aul killed h m. 'i't. Ths I'hornli Insurance lompany (urn,d oierll BJtat 'il" ', totheUranlfund jesterdar. It was subsulbed by the HdUV ? compsny's ofilcsrs and cterka, besides contribution of iljtAj . Sl.ouo from the company, The fund Is now tile elUTS. .Hlf Osn John Newton, Osn. J. Q. A. Ulllmors. and Enslga li'i,, , Osorgea Urssne hare accepted their appolntnuut r Mi Ihe AQuadust Commlttlonsrt te lurettlgafe the charge if prsfsrred by Eoglneer Craven with reference lo the , -1 i work on the new aqueduct. Auditor J. U. Tlmmsnnaaj bassentlnhlsrtslguatlon ,'( It The "favorite Preterlptlon " of Pr. Pierce euret ft- 'I' W insl. weakoiss"aud kludisd afl.sllonr. By ilruigista r) U. - l