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j She Iitirf a Prlt' Study aad Friend
SJee Her No Mere The Print haie lie
I X.eft Her Ib the Charch at Prayer,
i Chioioo. Beet 10. Mlis Ats, t woaltby Kng-
llih woman, who cam to Chicago rocoollr to
j raise the standard ot Urine In tbo slum, Is re
ported to the police as missing. She has been
at the reMdenee ot the Hot. Dr. Bolton. Last
evening Mlaa Ava and Mrs. Bolton drove to the
I Cathollo churoh oa West Twelfth street.
i Ml Ava entered the building and Mrs. Kol-
ton watted for her In the carriage. MIssAva
told her companion she only Intended having
a few minutes' talk with the priest. Mrs JJol
i ton waited a hall hour, and flnnlly became
nlarmed when Miss At a did not return.
Bhe remembered that tho missionary had
spoken ot receiving letters In which her lite
was threatened, and foartd she had come to
II harm. Mrs. Bolton at once notllled the iiollce.
BDetectlvos who were sent out learned from the
priest at the church that Miss Ava hndlcalled,
and. after ntteen minutes' conversation about
rollglous matters, had cone attar. All nt
J tempts to gain anr clue to her whereabouts
utter that time liato thus far been fruitless.
MI9S Ava came to Chicago the first of last
month to carry on the work In which she had
aoaulred tame In London. Several dnys ntto
she purchased a bouse ut 318 Monroe utree ,
but had not occupied It.
Miss Aia is said to be very wanlthr. and has
devoted her time aud money to Indulging hor
hobby for "slumming." Her friends a that
her crusade acalnstwrong has made her many
nomlee. who bnvo Hire itened her lito and
worn to serve her as Dr. C'ronln wns treated.
Francis Mlngur and family, who ine In
charge of the houRo at 'Ml YAe-tMonrce street.
U are verr much myrtlileil ovor tho sudden dls.
p appearance of MlasAia. Mr. Mlrigay, nn el-
R derlrlladr. said that Miss Aia enme to her
Jive weeks ago aud re tuestod her to
K take care ot her resident e at the above
H cumber. " Miss Ava Inft the house yesterday
afternoon." said Mr. .Mluuay. "A carriage wi.s
waiting nt the door for tier, nud I cannot tin-
sarin what hue become of tier Vt lieu sho tlr-t
came hero she coutlnunlly complained about
the Catholics, and wild sho vv.is ulruld they
Would take her life. Ou'i'uendni she leu'lieda
D letter, and when she read it beenmn unusually
cxolted. bhe told my daughter, who nailed
upon her. that theleltoi routnliiod tbreitsto
doawarwlth her. I heaid her eny that he
was afraid that nboinli would le idueed under
the house by hereuemies to bio if her up
Mrs. Dr. Boltou H.iiU to-day:
"Miss Ava first mado herself known to my
husband at u prayer meeting In ttio Contttnary
Church about lour vuekj niro now
rib Impressed both rar Imabmul nnd
I myself with tho ballot that sho uns
I a perfect lady, and that wlmt aim
aald of hor excellences In tho 'VMiitrrbnnel
district of London was ri e. In appearance
Miss Aia was preuost.eB'.Ini:. I should think
ah was about 'M yar of agev Mio vv is a
blonde with bluo nyos, nnd must have welched
fully 2U0 pounds. In her manner she
never even tor a moment nroupod ilm
I HliehteBt suspicion In n o tbnt ohe bud
any partiality for tho Catholic fnlth.
I afaet which has lieen MigKOStod i me hIucb
D her disappearance and has been asked mo ro-
Seatedly becauee wo droo to the Jesuit
ditto. She did not tell mn the o-
act, bustneHS she expected to trans
I aot there, and I noor iiuestioueil lier.
especially when x not! mi sho un
H loath to tell her mission. Sho was received In o
H tny husband's congregation iienleuari Mrtli-
odlst) on probation alout two week- ogt. Wo
were all much ImprebseJ, with her Zealand
Christian character.
"We left the houso about frlfl o clock last
evening, and drove to tho .iei-ult College We
(topped directly bofore tho door of tho pastor's
study. We had been there before, nnd I usually
Jfaoed toward the wont nn Tvvellth street. 'J bis
time she requested mn tofaceenxt. and I did. 1
Saw a priest recolve ber at the door, and then
waited. I must hnii romaiued in the car
riage fully two and one-half hours befnru I
sent the coachman to make Inquiries, lie. In
company with several priests, searched
I through the house nud ehuich, I bolieve. but
I railed to find her. Beyond this I do not care to
I SAT HllTtitlt 111? "
I Father Edwin Kelley Is the prlept whom Mls
I Ava taw and had an Inturtlew with at the col-
I l?ge. He was not in this raornlm:. rather
lfuzgerald. tbo l'resldent of ttiu collnce says:
"AlioutOo'oloi k last eeninc lather Kelley.
who Is the pastor of the church connected with
this institution. Informed mo that ho had re
ceived a visit from a lady shortly after 7
o'clock, and that he bad. after tbo In
terview, led her to the church connect
ed with the building; that abe expressed
n desire to pray, nnd that ho loft
her in the church fie noticed that hor car
riage was still at tho door and. at my ugKei
tlon. we eougbt for tier in the church. The
coachman appearing about that time and ex
pressing fears for Miss Ava's safety, we umde
a thorough search of the entlie church! but
found no trace of her."
Father Kelly said to-night that Miss Ava
went to confession to him. and that every tlmo
he had been there It had been foi that purpose
lone. Archbishop feeban never rocolves vis
itors after 7 o'clock, so noexplanatlon could be
obtained from him as to the two visits made
him yesterday by the woman Mrs. Bolton
ays that Miss Aa did not see the Archbishop
on the first visit, nnd that it is not probable
be saw him on the second.
Mrs. Bolton cow considors Miss Ava an
dent at lying, and points to the fact that
while she was on probation In tho Methodist
Church she was confessing hor sins to a Cath
lio priest.
Detectives to-nlcht found whore Miss Ava
had given awarf'i" In charity. .Tust bofore
the disappeared so completely she bald she
had $2.Du0 in gold.
Fcrdlriand Mnp li tutil tVlirn 1I Left
Bone He Wouldlm llrnuelit llnck Head.
Ferdinand Masspncb killed himself yester
day morning in the Central lodging house,
185 Bowory. Ho went there at midnight of
Wednesday nnd asked for n Ifi-cent bed. He
was assigned to a cot on the second floor In a
r room with thirty-three othoi tots, and turned
In on top of the sheets nnd under the quilt
Without nndrerslng. I odeers nro not re
quired to resistor at the Central. When
they par for their hods tltoy gle their
names, and the clerk v. rites them In
the register. Masspach gae only his
urname. He wr.tcbed the other lodgors get
up In the morning, and when all but three
had left the room at 10: IS o'clock ho milled the
1 nuilt over his head and shot himself In the
right temple. He was fairly well dressed and
carried alittlecolil watch. Tito pockotbooks
nd four 2-cent stamps were found In bis
' pocket, a memorandum slioning lliuthnbad
oldagrossof pencils and a gross of eliulk to
JC.l. Markowit7. of 'J17 est l.Utb streot. andu
draft of a letter asking for work. 'J no revolver
be bad used was new und hniidsnuio.
It was not known until ( o'Hoel: in the even
ing wtio the suicide was. l'rrd Mas'-pacb of
406 East Fifty-seventh street, a buyer for
liloomlogdaleBroa.ldontlfled tho body then as
mat of bis brother. BU tears old, who left bis
home early In the morning, leaving In his bed
room a letter that said his body would be
brought there before long, but that his friends
would never see him again. Mr. Masspach said
that bis brother had been HI aud despond
ent and threatening suicide for six months.
About three weeka ago the family sent
him to friends In Oreenport. nnd he left there
without saying where he was going. The
police were notified and a general nlnrm was
sent out. He returned as unexpectedly as he
had left, and remained until Wednesday morn
ing. When he went out before breakfast. He
,had no reason to desire to die, but Mr. Mass
'paeh thinks that he would have killed himself
Ting before If be could have mustered hufll
lent courag
Flares' Ills Z.ltile Trick Neatly.
Th officer of th Edison General F.lectrlo
tompaay ot 44 Broad street are looking for a
clever forger who 1 buying clothes at their ex
pense. A. week ago this young man presented
n order frem the Edison company on Ilogers,
Peet it Co. for $2S worth ot clothes. The order
stated that If th man who presented It didn't
buy cloth to tbat amount th cash balanee
should be seat to thetdlBon oompanyaudon
no account be given to the bearer of th order.
i 'Xbis looked o genuine that the young man's
t order was accepted and he purchased t'H worth
I of clothes and departed. A messenger was sent
f tntbaofflcnofthe Edison company with the $1,
U'h oflloer of the company t.ald tbat they bad
given no suoh order, and an examination ot It
1 showed that the young roan who wanted
1 clothe had been olover enough to change In
several way tb officer's, name that he signed
i to the paper, so that technically he didn't lorge
the cam, and th $21 be got makes hi offtnc
1 just tl this Eld ot felony.
E. Bur Orobb Vlelte the Presides!.
Cire Mir. Sept. 10. Gen. E. Burd Grubb
called at the Presidential cottag this morn-
9 Jngandbsd a long conference with l'resldent
Harrison. This afternoon the entire family
I of th President went crubblng In the laoht
Clover. They caught two bushels of crabs and
stilng of ton. Th. Prsidenfs trip to Morrl.
I llfvir has been deferred until to-morrow, the
ii tide not being favorable this afternoon.
a noavB is aiiAiy.
Faltnre of Mr. Jarae'a Ksperlstent Is
Adoptlas a Hea,
A slight, dark-eomplexloned youth, with a
faint downupon his upper lln, stood unabashed
at tho bar of the General (Sessions yesterday
and pleaded guilty of theft. U was Frank B.
hmltb, and he had stolen two suits of clothing
from Albert Amman, a fellow boarder at 13.1
East Sixteenth street,
Hratth Is the adoptod son ot V. A. Jnyno. who
Is cajJhlor of J. B. A J. M. Cornell, nnd son-in-law
ot a membor of the firm. Mr, Jayno Is
wealthy, and has a fine residence at Tarry
town. Ho Is childless. Thirteen years ago ho
saw Smith, then a beautiful child, at the Home
for the Friendless. He expressed a wish to
adopt the boy. The attending physician raid
that the boy's lungs wer weak and he could
hardly live a year. So he advised Mr. .lavne
ngal nt adoption. But Mr. James mind was
made up. . .
" 1 will clve the little follow at least a year s
happiness,' hesnld. und betook the boy away,
lie went drst to Colorado, and stayed there
until tbo boy grew stiong.. 'i ben he went to
Europe with him. Mr. and Mrs. Jarne grew
to love the boy as thtdrewn. ., , , , ,
On their return to Tarrytowtj I rank had prl:
vale teachors. but ho learned slow y. At l.i
tears of ugehe was sent to the Irving Insti
tute at Tnrrytown. He, was unruly, and Mi,
.layno was asked to withdraw blm. lu Sep
tember, iss'l. tie was ent to the John C. preen
Hcuool at Lawrencevlllf . N. J with a yiew to
pieparlng blm for Princeton, .pr. Mackenzie,
tho principal, soon notified Mr. Jane that
1 rank was bo deceitful and otherwise undesir
able that ho would like to have him with
drawn. Hut Trank made promises or better
conduit, and bo uas retained fora few months,
when he was expelled.
'liiun Mr. Jnypo rent Frank to N. K.Camp
bell's ratieri. at 1'anla, Kutibas. whore I rank s
brother. Idward. Is employed. The brother,
i.dunrd is cvvorthy. hard-working young man
now. and the sister is well andt happily mar
ried But ranch life did not benefit I rank.
Ho spn ed uway all of the money that he could
lav Ids hands on. nnd injured his health.
Sir. .Ityne recalled nlm to Tatrytonn. Ho
was 111 lor i-overol months. Mr. .lavne entreat
ed him to give up bis way of life Ho said that
he had nude his will In ! rank's fn or. and that
Frank should have every comfort and pleas
ure, within reason, it he would only give no
his eill nays. Frank promised everything,
nnd Mr .layno got employment for blm with a
llrui In Nnrren street, und engaged board for
him at Mrs. Hovel's, at 183 East Sixteenth
'Frank visited Mr. Jayne's house and stole a
nuckelbook belonging to a ward of Mr. Jarne.
it young gltl from India. When he was taxed
with It nearly all the servants In the bouse
left with him. so popular among them was he.
He returned to his boarding place, but Mr.
Jayne's patience was exhausted, and he In
formed Mr. Hovey that he would no longer lie
responsible for 1 rank's maintenance and told
I rink tbat be Intended todlslnhetlt blm.
Frank thereupon plunged at the races with
the money that he had. and, when he was
usked to pay his board by Mrs. Hovey lie ttole.
voting Amman's clothing, pawned it, and paid
Judge 1 Itrgerald sent the boy to th Llmlra
Great Advantages Claimed for Them Over
Other tsyatems.
MoNTnEii, Sept. 10. An Interesting paper
was presented at to-day's session ot the Na
tional Electrical Convention by Capt GrlfHn ot
Tho subject was. " Three Years' Development
ot Electric Hallways " In Introducing his sub
ject Capt Griffin said that the first recorded
description of an electric car was to be found
in Nahum 11 , 4.
The eliarloii ihnll rata In the itreeu. tiny ihtll Juitls
one aitimt another In trie broad vayi. they tball item
like torcnea. tlier shall run like the Ilghtnlngi.
Notwithstanding this, he said. It Was not
until the year 1883 that tho electric railway
became a practical commercial success.
The first electric car run on the street rail
way track was In Cleveland. Ohio. Jn 18SS, yet
for years previous, at expositions held In dif
ferent American and European cities, exhi
bitions had been given of electrlo elevated
railways. After four years' development of
this system there were in operation JS1 roads
of 2b'll rnilB wlth4.'13 motot cirp.
The Legislature or Massachusetts at a recent
session had taken Into consideration ttie
ldou of the abrogation of the rights
vested in street rnllwny companies. He
held that street railway directors were
iiuasl protection or tbe public, aud that It was
their duty to see tbat the best facilities were
ottered to tbe public, and that the greatest good
to tho greatest number should bo achieved.
The critic, as a rule, argued from Mb ovvu
standpoint. Instead of considering the wants
of the masse-. The laborer must be near his
work and he must be near it lu time and
in money. He tben snowed th differ
ence in the cost for workingmen by
travelling by horse nnd olectrle cars,
greatly to tbe udvantag of the lat
ter, and. as to the cost ot running
either road he asserted that electric roads
could be run mucb cheaper thau steam un
derground, or horse cars He also argued
that the health nnd morality ot the city
would be greatly benefited by tho use
ot olectric street cars. As to the dan
cor Imagined by many to exist In the
latter si stem he held that tbe fearof ilectrlc
currents was born of Ignorance, and then
uuoted from statistics to show tbat where elec
tric motors bad been used fower accidents had
occurred to the publio than upon horse or
stam railways.
To-day In bL Paul and Minneapolis there Is
not a single streetcar run by borses. wbile
the development or tbo last three years shows
electric roads to be a llnnnclal success.
In conclusion be said that th electric road
was n paying Investment, and often the sal
vation of the horse roud, which otherwise
would be in the hands of a receiver. Capt.
Grlflla was warmly congratulated on bis
Everything In Ilr Trunk Was lier Owe,
Kald Mlas Molly Jones.
There was another surprised and angry
young womnn fluttering around ths Custom
House yestorday because about $5,000 worth
of dresses made In Paris and othor articles ot
foreign manufacture tbat she neglected to tell
ibecustomB inspectors about when she landed
from the steamship Cl'y of Paris on Wednes
day had been seized. She lives In Pittsburgh
nud she describes herself as Miss Molly Jones.
The trunk was marked A. J. Parcels, and It was
Mild that Miss Jones and Mr. Parcels were
members ot a millinery and dressmaking firm
In Pittsburgh
Theso are some of the things that were taken
from the trunk: Ton dresses made In Paris,
four silk vests, two mirrors, one fan. on cup,
one fur cape, twenty-five pairs of kid glovs,
one silk shirt, tnble cloths and napkins, four
Pillon rovers, forty-four handkerchiefs two
lace fichus one cashmere shawl, uud nine
pioces ot silk and velvet. Miss Jones said that
everything in the trunk was ber personal
property, but she will have to prove tbat state
ment before she cau get her dresses.
be FJects Roughs Who Disturb Nalvstlon
Array Mertlasa.
IUchtssact. Eopt. 10. Tho Snlvatlon Army
has been holding meetings in Hnckensnck for
about throe mouths. The meetings hav been
almost nightly disturbed by a gaugof boys and
young men. Freuuent appeals to the polk fore
ot two men have availed nothing. Last Tuesday
venlog Capt. Joanna Saunders, the brown
haired commander of the company of Sal
vationists stationed here, gave notice that any
further interference with the services would
be promptly resented, and when .Nicholas
Earls. Jr.. and Patrick Tnttlc became noisy
uhe promptlj collared, J.arle aud ejected him
from Templar Hall, lesterday she had him
arrosted Tuttle, having gone Into seclusion,
eseai ed
To-day I'arle was found guilty before Justice
Heath and fined 1 ast eveulng for the first
time since tho Captain and her aids came to
this- town tbe meeting was puifectly oiderly.
Accused of rmbrrvllng tbe loc rarr I'onu.
ell's afoar,.
Herman Goldner ot 21C Fast Seventh street,
tbe Treasurer of the Tbeador Koerner Counoll
of the Order of Chosen Friends, received $190
from tbe Council to par Its annual assessment
to tbe Supreme Council. On the Stb of August
the Koerner Council was expelled from tbe
general rder for non-payment ot due. An
investigation was made, and doldner admitted
that he bad not paid over the money. 11 said
that tbe night he received It he lost it on his
way borne He had not made the fact known
because h hoi d he could repay th mono),
Joseph Wels?baupt. tho President of tb Coun
cil, accused doldner yesterday In Essex Market
Court of embezzlement, doldner waB held for
New Pastor or tbe First I'rcsbyUrlaa
On Wednesday evening the First Presby
terian Church, corner of Filth avenue and
Twelfth street, called i? Its pastoral, at a sal
ary ol $8,000, the Itev. Dr. Howard Duflleld. at
present pastor of th Westminster Proibyte
rian Church In Sttrolt
ne fretciset a At a ina the chief
He Thinks No Oae Deabls That Frasee Is
IStroBK, or Will Be tVI-llO,0 M
In the Coming Mnnanivreo.
Pams. Sept. 10,-The bnnn.net glvn to-day
at Vaudatwe by M. de Freyclnt. President of
the Conncll and Minister of War. to thoFreuch
Generals who are taking part in the army
luamcmres, and to the military attaches who
are watching them, was a most brilliant af
fair. In fact, the bauiiltot may be said to have
been more than a mere complimentary fea t.
It was apparently selected as the occasion tor
th French Government, through M. de Frer
clnet, to give utterance to Its views upon the
peace prospects of Europe
M. de Freyclnet. during th cours of a
peecb, made special rofcrence to tbe pucllio
lendcncles of Franco. Hie leading Idea ot '
th mana-uvres, he said, was to throw light on
nnd to give exercise In tho duties of a Com-mander-In-Cblet.
The result howed that th
supreme command worked as satisfactorily as
army corps and divisional commands This
was a very considerable result, and h con
gratulated every one on It. from the eoldlor In
the ranks to the Commander-in-Chief.
Next year, continued th Minister ot War.
the territorial troops will for th first time
take part In the army niana uvree, and he
trusted that the Generals would continue their
efforts to perfect the army, which wa the
principal element of France's Influence In the
The progress made by the French army was
dear av Idence of tbe fact tbat tbe Government
ottho republic. In spite of surface changes,
was capable of long-concolved designs.
"Nobody," M. do Freyi Inet said, "now
doubts that wo are slrung or that we shall
prove to be wl'e. Wo know how to maintain
that calmness and dignity In days of misfor
tune which have paved the way to recupera
tion." Loud applause )
For the 110.000 soldiers gathered about
v,endouvie for the piesont most extensive
mamuuvres this has beon a day ot burnishing
and furbishing, scrailug and cleaning, re
pairs and replacements. Tbe plan ot this last
period of sbnm fighting Is as follows- ,
Tho Fifth. Hivtb. heveuth. and Eighth Corps
still form two armies, the llrst two under Oen.
GallllTet, and the last two undir Gen. Davout.
But Instead of manoeuvring ngatnst each
other they will operate In conjunction with
tho llrst and lltth divisions of cavalty under
the command of Gen. Saussfer, tbe Commander-in-chief,
who unto tbe present. haB only
Intervened In the mana'uvies ns a director of
the operations or as a referee From this date
the headquarters of the entire; force Is at
Vendeuvre, with Gen, de Mirlbel as Major
General. Tbe skirmisher. or scouts of an enemy's
army, represented bv twelve battalions of In
fantry (six battalions of lifles nnd six ot ma
rines), twenty squadrons of cavalry, and thir
teen batteries of artillery, all under tne com
mand of Gon. Boisdeffre. have reached the
Marne, between Mtry-le-l'rani;ols and Salnt
DMer. This army seems to bavo for Its ob
jective point tb lino of the Aube. and then
that of the Seine. The two armies, under oom
mnnd ot Gen. Saussler, and concentrated at
Vendeuvre, take tbe offensive, give battle to
the enemy, drive them back, und oblige them
to reeross tbe Murne.
IbeCommander-lu-Cblef will conduct the'e
operations, uen saussler's advance Is to
cause tbe two united armies to go through all
the experiences ot forced night and day
marches, deployments, nnd concentrations,
and to devote only one day to the battle
proper. Tbe pursuit of the enemy will be the
last phase of the offensive operations.
Ths Qneattona of Child Labor asd Other
Important Issue.
Nfw Castle. Sept. 10. The vote In
the Trades Union Congress yesterday
on the amendment to tho eight-hour
law resolution has greatly pleased the extrem
ists as overruling the previous "permissive"
amendment and enforcing the eight-hour law
In all trade and occupations, except wbore
a majority ot th organized mo rubers In any
trade or occupation protest by a ballot vote
against tbe proposal. But, In spi'e ot this vic
tory, tbe extremists are hardly likely to re
main satisfied with such a modified version of
the eight-hour resolution passed nt the Trades
Union Congress held at Liverpool in WM.
The fact is that the majority of the labor
unions have recognized tbe hopelessness of a
compulsory eight-hour bill passing the House
ot Commons, to say nothing of the House
or Lords, and consequently they have
adopted a more moderate measure, one out
lined In an optional form as tbe line or attack
likely to meet with the least resistance, and as
best calculated to keep labor Interests to tbe
fiont In Parliament and out of It. There are
cool, level heads dlroctlng the labor armies in
Great Britain, and the final outcome ot the
powerful movement they have set In motion
cannot at present be justly estimated. But
its importance can bo judged from the fa"t
that, while twenty years ago the laboring men
ban. to all intents and rurposes. llttlo or no
vole In the government ol tbe country, now
Btitlsh legislators of all shades or opinion are
closely watching tbe progress ot this so-called
" Workmen's Parliament."
A veteran parliamentarian speaking ot the
labor movameut said to-day:
"If no other good comes out of this labor
movement in this country it will have accom
plished an immense task lu having made tbe
voice of labor respected and the domands ot
lubor listened to with consideration."
Among the subjects brought before tbe Con
gress this morning vas tbat of the ago at
which children should be allowed to work In
factories. Tbe majority ot delegates w ere In
favor of raising tbe limit of sge: a
minority were opposed to It, Tbe majority
based their argumonts upon humnue and
moral principles; the minority asserted that
raising tbe limit would be tbe means of taking
a certain portion of the dally bread out of the
mouths of mauy poor families who could not
afford such a loss. Ihe de'egates were re
minded tbat many boys and girls were. In cases
of sickness, tne support of their parents and
younger brotbers and sisters. These argu
ments however, had little weight against tbe
vttws expressed by those who st forth In cut
ting words tb evils attendant upon allowing
cdldrtn of tender years to labor in unhealthy
factories whJIe exposed to hearing and seeing
much that they should neither hear not see.
Finally amotion to raise the limit to thirteen
years was passed by a vote ot 20 ') to 103.
To-day one of the tolltlcnl features of the
work before the Congress was devoloped. It
arose wbea the iiuestlon ot paying members ot
Parliament camo up foi discussion. As is well
known, membeis of tbe British Parliament re
ceive no pay, and consequently it la a vary dif
ficult matter for a poor man to get into Parlia
ment, and a still more difficult matter for him
to stay there If tin succeeds in being elected.
Thus Itis that tho Iiish inemberot Parlia
ment have as a rule, not being men of wealtb.
been assisted by allowances from funds nub
scrlned by the wishers for Ireland's prosperity,
and in the sumo way several ot the few Eng
lish members of Parliament elected from th
working elapses and by tbo work lug elasses,
have had to teiv upon their friends tor pecu
niary usslstanco In order to auable them to
give up their usual dally work to attend to tbe
affairs ot their constituents.
It waa announced In the Congress to-day
that this iiuestlon. as wall as kindred uues
tlons, such as th payment of members of
County Councils sad School Boards, would
com up at the next stsslon ot Parliament,
and that the willingness of a candidate for
Parliament at tb coming general election to
vote for these payments would be made one ot
tbe test upon which the trailen unionists will
decide whet tier or not to support such a candi
date. It will thus bo seen that th labor party
seems inclined to ignore the old political par
ties on the whole, and to support those who
will support measures advoeated bythe Trades
Union CongresH.
Uut ing tho course of th business transacted
by the Congress to-day tb delegates uassod
resolution', condemning the sub-letting of
Government contracts and holding that public
bodies ought not to enter Into contracts with
firms refusing to conform to th customs,
hours, and wages-decreed as being just by tbe
trades unions,
Later In ih day Mr. Cbarles Fonwlck. M. P..
was re looted Parliamentary Secretary, or
8ortarr to tb parliamentary Committee of
tb Trades Union COngrm, which committee
carries out tb work laid out for It each year
at th sessloi s of this labor parliament.
The irlnclul of co4peintlon. bo far as co
operative stores, workshops, factories, Ac, are
concerned, was fresly discussed and approved
by the delegates.
The Funeral or Major Hnndy.
PjtliiH, Sept. 10. Th body ot Major Bundy,
Into editor ot th Mail ami AVpi ts of New York,
was embalmed last night and this morning
was token to the American Church, wheio a
simple funeial tervlcu was performed. White
law Held tho Ameiliau Mlmsiet: Consul.
Genoral King, the stafls ot tho United Mutes
Legation and Consulate, and many prominent
Americans belonging to the American colony
or now visiting this city were present. Maior
Bundr's body will be forwarded to hew York
for interment.
Three er Them Flrrd Yesterday with
rlnreesalul Results.
BrnACL'sr, Sent, la Dr. Joel G. Justin, the
Inventor ot the dynamite cartridge, by a prac
tical test of his Invention nt I'eiryvllle, Madi
son county, to-day, proved lis value.
Blnco Dr. Justin's disastrous experiments he
has con flied his attention more closely to tbe
mechanical construction of tho projectile ot
which he Is tho inventor. The shells first used
wero rough and Impelled In their construc
tion, nnd weak In some parte (there they
Miould have boon strong.
The Doctor was certain that th principle
was nil rlyht. but tho failures made lorced him
to acknowledge to himself that he was Ignorant
ol tlin action on tho shell when it was being
projertn t fr mi the gun.
To this prohlem lie addressed himself, and
ths results of tho experiments to-dav satisfied
blm that bh id solved it.
In tbo HM'Ptlini'hls nindo a perfected shell
was ued 1'hreo shots In nil wore Hied, tvvoof
them from u llve-ihdi I'urio't iltlrt undone
from nn eignt-luch Blnktdv gun. 'lho range
over which Huso weio thrown was about
n bait mile In length, nud termltinto I
at a gio.it vt.ill of llinestono lock,
The two (he-inch shells wore tho
llrst thrown. Theso were londe I with fortj
one niiiii os rd nltro-gclatiim each. Sevnn
rounds ot powdei wns used In the gun The
powder In the gun was oiplodod by means ut
(Jn tbe llrst discharge there wns a puff of
sninke followed by n deafening ronr its tbo
shell wn s-nt spinning ngulnst the llineton
wall. 'Ilieie it rot minded several hun ired
feet in the air nnd srlltrresxl In the sunlight.
It tben fell into tbe bed of the creek in lho
bottom of tho ravine without having ex
ploded. As It has been the nbicit nr tho
Inventor in making theso experiments to
get the shell to leave the pun without
llrst exploding, this shot wns looked upon as
the most successful of nil. as it did notoxDlode
after huvluc been driven with such terrillc
lorce ngainst tho rocks. The second small
shell was fired with like success, though It
landed in sot t earth below tho roi'k le tge wbero
the other shell struck. '1 his shell did not nv
Plodo. and when recoveied the nitro-golatinn
nud 'tho Inner chamber ot the shell wore tound
to bo In tho same condition as when loaded
Into the shell. The grand display, however,
was when the Inrgo shell was thrown from th
Blakely gun. This contained l'.O pounds of
nltro-celalluo. and was expelled from the gun
by thirty tounds of powder. The llrst
puffs of smoke from the gun
had not lime to rise a foot before
the monster projectile struck the target. Ihe
shell was .eeri to strlkn first, nnd tbeu tbe roar
of the ratinnn was heard. 'I ben great rocks,
boulders, earth and shrubs II II en the air in
the vicinity of the tin get Following this wis
beird the second report. Hint ot the
shell evplodlng. The Bight was about
twn seconds more rapid than the transmission
or sound in each Instance so that the" off, ts
or tbe shot could be seen before the explosion
win honrd.
Tho explosion of the fifteen pounds of nitro
golatlite dislodged nhout seventeen tons of
limestone rock, which rolled down Into the
ravins toailngup the small trses In its path
by tho roots.
MeCnrty Kent Home Barerooted Weckera
helm a Mnntne After Ills F.xprrlence.
Er.tz4cr.Tn, Sept. 10. Thomas McCarty, a
laboror. was attacked by a gang of tramps near
tbo Baltimore and Ohio bridge in Linden town
ship last night. They took his hat, coat, waist
coat, shoes and stockings, and then told him
to skip if ho valuod Ids llfo. Ho mado his way
barefooted to Fliznbeth and told bis story to
the police. Tho easo was out of thoir juris
diction and no attempt was made to catch Mc
Cnrt)'s assailants.
W llllnm Weckershefm wet and only partly
clad, was found lying in Rnhvvny avenue by a
policeman last night. He said lire men had
wavlaid him and begun tostrlpoff his clothing
when he broke away. Tboy pursued, nnd to
escape them ho jumped Into the 1 Uzabeth
Klver. The police arrested seven tramps, but
Weckersbolm could not identify ant ot tnem.
This morning ho Pecame a raving maniac.
Fhyshjinns who examined him say be Is utl"or
Ing from emotional insanity caused byuiink
and a wound In the head received in a re-ant
fall from a railroad train. Tho police don't
believe his story ot an assault and a plunge in
the river.
On Ills Father's Complaint. Too, Though
He le Innoeenf.
Eii7ABFTn. Sept. 10. Christopher Teellng
had his son James. 8 veers old. committed to
lho County Jail u week ago for trial on a charge
of stealing Teeling's go d watch worth $50.
The boy tearfully protested that he was In
nocent, hut bis father insisted on his being
Last Tuesday Edward Burke. IS years old.
wi s srrested in Newark, and admitted 'bat lis
had stolon the watch, and that young Teeling
had nothiup to do with the thelt. Burke. It
seems, is Mrs. Teeling's hi other, nnd tho
woman is young TVellnz s stepmother.
Warden Dodd is convinced that the boy Is
wrongfully deprived of his liberty, nnd savs it
is nn outrnge to linvn him kept longer In tbo
jail associated with criminals.
Bildee FxtenMlon I'tuiis In Breoklii.
It is generally believed In Brooklyn that an
other year or so will witness the further exten
sion of the bridge toward the direction ot the
City Hall, and that It is only a matter of time
until tbe block on Washington street belwoeu
'Hilary and Johnson as well as the triangular
block n Johnson. 1 ulton. and Washington
streets will bo cleared a ay for bridge pur
poses President Wagstaff said yesterday:
' It seems to me that tl ecourse imperatively
demanded of the trustees Is to move for the
extension of the tracks right up to Johnson
street; sweeping awiy the block of buildings
tbat cow stand in tho way. W bother the block
between Tillary and Johnson streets is re
moved for the advance ot the bridge or not,
the triangular block bounded by Johnson. Ful
ton, and Washington streets ought to tie cleared
so an to runke n pla.n facing tho bridge. Tbe
sooner this project Is pushed through, the
better it will be, In my opinion, for the people
of Broeklyn."
Wanted Iter Ilouae Thrown In,
la February last, as alleged, Thomas B,
Moore, a trunk manufacturer, deserted his
Wife, Hannah Moore, and thoir three chlldtsn,
Mrs. Moore opened a boatdlng house at 151
Stuyvesont avenue. Brooklyn, aud on the profits
managed to support hoi selr nod children. In
August Mr. Moors accidentally met bis wife on
tbe street and alter an hour's conference
agreed to live with her again on the under
standing that sho should dismiss the board
ers. When tha boarders had all gone, Mr.
Mooro Insisted that his wife, who owned tb
house, should convey It to him but she r
fused to do thU. mid he again left her. Wis.
Morehna now begun a suit for separation,
and yesterdar Judge Clement. In the City
Court, granted her $i a week alimony and 150
counsel fee.
Examination of Keystone Ilaak Books
Pnn.APEt rniA, Sept. 10, The expert exami
nation of tbe Keystone Bank book has been
discontinued, tho $5,000 apprpriated by Con
gress for making special exiimlnations of
national banks throughout tbe country having
been u ted up. . ,
Messrs Brown and Faunce received th
order on Wodnesduy, and they at once retired,
Mi. Faunco said to-day tbat it was unfortu
nate that their work baa to cease just at this
tlmo. ns they bad reached a very Important
cart in their examination.
A Train Dash e a I n to a Tb ions; of Workmen.
(ii Asuon, bept. 10 A terrible accident, due
tOBomebody's eat olessness, occurred her to
day. A number of railroad laborers were re
pairing a railroad track, along which a num
ber ol trains were constantly passing. As
usual In such cases, tl o drivers of all passing
nnglnts bad been wumed to keep it lookout
forth laborers nnd to whlstluwlien noailng
them. This warning seem no'lo have been
given to tbo dilvorof nnotpross tinlu or elo
he foi got his iiistinctlnrih. In any case, the
express train dashed am ng the ttnekmen,
killed flvo moil upon the spot, mid seilously
Injuied a uutulei of othets,
A Slate 1'unrrul lor ex-Prrslilent Grew.
l'AMn, Kept, 10 Tho body of ex. President
Grevy waa embalmed last night. Th re
mains will be burled after an imposing state
funeral, at which President Carnot, M. de
Freyclnet, President ot the Council of Minis
ters, and tb o ber member ot th Cabinet
and a large cumber of Senators, Deputies
and general officers will be present.
sJbare I'lgbtlBC In Oermanj.
MPMrn, Sept. 10. Emperor William and
Prince Begent Lultpold wer In tb field at 10
o'clock this rooming to witness a sham fight.
En route to the scenu they received an ovation
frosi ihe peasantry. Tho western army, under
Prince l.uttpold'a bon Arnoltih. was victorious.
The.Empeior congratulated the victors.
.tnlr of Foirlicn lliippelllnu:.
'J he "liitilitatt says that an Incron ,e rf the
German army estimates forth coming teat is
Henri M. Stanley and wife atter. visiting
King Leopold, will embark for Australia, where
f Mr. Stanley will lecture.
Holdby the State lor IOO.OOO a Tear
Tiiomas V. Piatt, a One-Time Buyer
Mountaineer Hay that It Must Cense,
There Is just now In progress In the Legisla
ture ot Tennessee a curious contest, whloh
arises out of the different conditions. which
prevail In the different sections of the State,
and may yet lead to a Here and bloody
war, tbo method and outcome of which can
only be halt grasped br even those most
familiar with the people. It Is a contest ap
patontly between labor and capital, but really
between twodlfferent kinds ot labor.
A glance at the map ot Tennessee wilt sug
gest that ths eastern part of the State Is set
tled by an entirety different kind of people
from the Inhabitants ot the western and mid
dlo fcctlons. Such Is In fact the case. In
Western and Ml Idle Tonnesse Is found a
Plain, simple and prosperous class ot (armors,
who support great manufactories and con
tribute to tbe developments large towns and
cities. There are lino farming lands, stretch
ing In levels or gtntle slopes, nnd watered by
ninnv rivers
In East Tennessee, which has bnt a small
proportion ut tho papulation of the State,
the country Is moun'alnous. There are
few faims, and these do not grow
onottgli food products to support the
inhabitants. The people are like moun
tain folk everywhere gi ate. indolent. Igno
rant, and determined In their Ideas ot freedom.
Tothom freedom absolute liberty of action,
with no interference from law. Is the first
principle. They are ot an original American
stock, and possess the American idea of liberty
in its extreme. While the other people of the
same class in Ihe two other sections ot tho
big State are farmers or factory employees,
they are miners wbon they turn their hands to
any 0i.cup.1ti n.
Between Past Tennessee and West and Mid
dle Tonnes so there Is no sympathy nnd little
Intercourse. Tbe legislators from East Ten
nessee are in the Insignificant minority, and
have no way ot Impressing tbe needs or wishes
of Fast Tennessee upon the Government at
Nashville. And horein lies the secret ot tho
lingeilng argument in the Legislature re
cently, and the flat denlnl of the Legislature ot
th wishes of the East Tennesseeuns nnd ot
thoso ntat officers, the Governor Included,
whom the recent mining troubles have made
familiar with tb true state ot affairs
The present contest has been long prepar
ing, and, however blinded the farmers and
other local county Tennesseeans maybe, the
outcome of It Is not doubtful. Tbe contest be
gan twenty years ago. when the first lease ot
convicts was signed. East Tennessee legisla
tors have seen It coming, and at each coming
ot the leaso question have tried to settle it.
In the eonvict leaso si stem of Tennessee and
ot other Southern States there is a fine Illus
tration of that amiable. If at times Irritating,
foible ot Human beings which leads thom to
mind other people's business to tho neglect ot
their own. Those gentle ladles and philan
thropic men who weie mnde so hysterical by
tbe recounting of tho misfortunes ot 'ar Si
berian exiles might havo tound plenty to move
their sympathies much nearer home.
It has been the fortune of the writer of this
article to see in tho city ot Knotville sights
scarcely credible inaclvlllred country sight
which were quite ns horrible to the nattvss of
Tennessee who saw them as to the stranger.
And if the Legislature of Tonnessee could be
brought to seo the same things tbe question
ot dollars would not count so largoly In Its do
liberations as now.
As a body the convicts ot Tennessee are
quite as low as the most barbarous African
tribes. Thoy uro largely negroes, convicted ot
crimes which do not occur to minds In tbe
least degree enlightened. But. under the laws
of the State, many persons convicted ot trifling
offences, here punishable by a few davs' sen
tence to the workhouse, are there put in
among these frightful specimens of humanity,
to lose all self-respect and all chance of ever
being decent again.
The lease st,ioni. which began to ocerate
twenty voars ago, bas bten renewal byion
sout of tho Legislutur and the Governor four
times sln o. th last time boing two ears ago,
and the light upon it being vitv blttei. The
1.5U0 convicts aie rented tor tluo.OUJ ayeir to
. company, ot which Hsnator 'Ibomns L. Piatt
ot NewVorkwas until a year or two ago tho
head This company has the right to work
them In any part of the htate. ami at any law
ful lnbor. In return It guaiantees to guard
them feed them, clotno them, ana look to
th-ir health, 1 be company pays the guards,
whom It selects, but they are sworn In as State
In .Nashville there is a penitentiary, once
used but now fallen Into a frightful decay.
Tho convicts nave for twenty i ears worked In
factories and in mines. Latterly the tendency
has been to crnflne them to tho mine", as tha
profit of unskilled labor Is there greater. The
company sublets them to the lessees ot mln-s
at i,u cents a day for each con Icr.
But before taking up the conflict between
this labor and fioo labor something shoul 1 bo
said ot the life ot thoSH convicts They are
hoi iled about from place to place like wild nn
iniuK i bey have no pleasure. .So life could
bo noire horrible. The wonder Is at llrst that
moioUu not attempt suicide. But. as will be
seeu. bcoics of tbem doc urt death
The company counts upon the guards to get
a certain amount of labor out nt each convict.
As theguardB are from the lowest sort or white
men lutbe State, tbe treutmeutot the wretches
inn easily b" imagine I. sickness N not ouut
ed as inability to work unle-s tbe wretih Is
plninlv too feeble to move. The policy Is to
work him until he drops, and thon cure him It
possible; ir not, let him make vvav for some
other criminal, foi there Is never a lnul..
Tbe guurd is absolute, and has no fenr ot
punishment. He curses, kioks, clubs, oi kills
at pleasure The company asks no questions,
the State tins meagre chance of finding the
truth, and would be slow to act unless public
Indianiitlon should happen to be aroused. The
guards stand over the couvlcts day and night,
each guard having a Winchester on bis
shoulder and a revolver strapped to his side.
Tbe convicts are not chained or otherwise
guarded. They know too well, from fieuuently
seeing, what th penalty ot an attempt to es
cape Is. In fact, to i inks a dash for liberty Is
simply a way of committing suicide. And the
desperate state of ttu minds of tho convicts
may begot at fiom the fact that tonvictsdo
frequently court denth by making this bold
dash. llu. lew ever escape. Tho rifle rings
out its chnllouge The couviet runs on a bit.
Thou his striped and rnggod legs begin to tot
ter, and then le sinks down. Anolelsitug,
and the do id elira' Is fot out of sight
speedily. Any gu.iid i nn tell von many a tale.
Each has Its garnishment of strange incident
and tho chances iito that lie will bonstand
laugh a good deal.
If the convict is only "winged' there Is a
coilo of ingenious punishments whl di lipgulltt
the tedium of guard llle. There Is niiothi'r
aud similar codo foi those conviits who i ol use
to work through ehsiiuny or protended sick
cess, or who do not do us much woik ns the
guards sie up his muscle and sinew to be
capable of.
It may be thought that Ihe people ot Tounes
se would have grasped the enormity of this
mora than Siberian offeuco against civiliza
tion, aud would havo put a stop to It. But It
must be remembered that few of the
people evci see these things, aud
further, that to touch the oonvlet lease system
means to touch tbat most sensitive
organ, the poclcothook. To abolish th lease
system mean to lose the $100,000 which Svna
t'T Piatt nnd his associates formerly paid,
which the present lenBlng company cow pays.
It means that the State must pay for tbe sup
port of tnese convicts, must build a great pen
Itontlary, musthiie guards and doctors, aud
must keep up n penal establishment of mi
gronter iiingniliido than tho mde stockades
lho leasing company now provides All this
means taxation, and the peonlo of Tenneisee
do no; lora to ba lave t.
The people of Middle and West Tcnnes.ee
have "niched the pushing of tbe convicts Into
Fot Tennessee with gi eat satisfaction. They
do not want them hack again. The preventing
of this they now put undet the bead of uphold
ing the dignity of tbe State, blinded to tbe true
meaning of that lofty and most laudable
phrase. But no ono denies tbe evil of ths sys
tem. They only look about and say. " What are
we to do? After wblle-wben tbe lease ex
pires. Let us now live up o our contract."
Ths small details whina forceJ the present
fight were explained In Tub Sun at the time ot
tbe armed resistance of the miners. They do
not need repeating here. Tbe broad, general
ground ot the conflict is sufficient.
As has linen said, the convicts can be used
with especial advantage in the mining distrlctB
beeausu thoy are unskilled laborers, bunging
only muscle to the work of preduotlon. fur
ther, thuii use In tbo manufactories led to such
bitter quarrels with the skilled laborers neces
sary trior lu cortaln ilopartments, that the ls
Beesllimlly found small market for their wares.
no. gnidiiitlli, iiioraiuid more copvlctH were
puhud Into tho mining districts. The pi kes
pslii to tho free miners were at llrst not affect
ed, because the convict mines showed no dis
position to cut tbe coal market. Bnt of late
years tbe competition has grown tlero between
tbe various mines, and th convict mints be
gan to use tb advantage they bad. They
could mine coal at a profit at 1 W cent bnsbel,
Th mines employing free labor could not sell
otU's than it cents u bushel. , ,....
Tho mine lessees who employed free Jbor
had other reasons besides this for looking en
viously upon their neighbors who employed
convicts. Ireo latior may do many things
whloh convict cannot. It may work or not. it
may tnke days off. It may under the laws ot
the State appoint a person to oversee the
weighing of the conl. nnd prevent the
company from taking advantoges In the wny
of underweight, thus losenlng the wngys
nt tbe minor. So the convict system grew In
favoi with lho rompanlosopernjlng mlneB.and
the wages of froo miners ininedown. Ihe ire
miners felt tbat tho time had come to net
Aud now let us seo vi hat sort of people tbe
froo miners nto 'lobejln with thev are native
Americans, having strong Ideas of porsonnl
liberty and of lho light ol a man to enrn a liv
ing for his family s i long ns lie does not pre
vent his neighbors fiom doing llkewlso. lhey
are genuine mountain , people-wild, uncouth.
Ignorant. But their vlrtuos nro boipitallty.
strong comradeship, truthfulness nud, In a
certain queer wny. strlcthonosty. The word of
it mountaineer Is a word of honor. Ho does
what hHHHjshe will do. If be savs ho will kill,
th chances ota denth men million to one
They tire fond of wurfam nnd are skilled In
It. At the breaking out of tho civil wat the
voting population of 1 nst Tolinessee vy.is
about C3 no i. There enll-tod on tb Union
side :U l()0 nnd on the Confederate side lu IK)U.
Of course somo of tho soldiers wore under age,
but It must also be accounted that sijme or the
voters were too old to fight. Basldo this enlist
ment or 4i.tH0 out of 55.000 votors. there was
noonsl lernt'le number of lho mon who re
mained near homo to carry on a most destruc
tive nnd impartial guerilla warbire.
bo It haptens that these miners know how
to oiganlre and bow to obey le idors, as well as
to command, 'lhey tiro skilled in the use of
weapons to nn oxtent which commntids tho
admiration ot all who know them. Thoir eyea
nre keen and mre ot sight. 'I heir bauds nro
steady despite the nmnlng vigor of the corn
whlskev thoy use. Tboy Ilia in the midst f
Inaccessible and vast upheavals of the earth,
clad In ancient nnd tangled forests. In this
country they are perfectly verse I. and the out
side w rid ts not nt all Inmlliar with it.
When thevilecided that thet had bad enough
ot tho convicts, they simply drove them out.
lbry mude no noise about it, wrote no
cards to the newspapers, llsteued to no In
flammatory speeches proclaimed no princi
ples of aunrchr or social revolution, lhey
simply and calmly put the convlctfl nnd
guards on the tritns and sent thorn into
Juioivllle with the iniunetlon to return no
more. The militia of the Htato came, bring
ing the convicts imck. With the most admir
able coolness and good humor, thoy sent
nilllila and convicts buck to Knoxvllle. Then
the Governor realized what a hopeless under- ,
tat lug It was to resist such people.
He arranged a compromise. The convicts
woietoieturn to work. Ho was to call to
gether the Loclslature hnd the convict lea-e
cystem was to be repealed. The mountaineers
agreed to this nnd have kopt their word. But
thev said In the llrst plice that convict labor
in East Tennessee minos wasendei and Gov.
Buchanan knnws that this means what It says.
A Venerable Presbyterlna Clerscrman Ol.
clutea at his Daughter's Weddlnc
Miss Mary Louise Boblnson, daughter of the
Rev. Dr. Charles S. Robinson, a lineal des
cendant of the Puritan. John Robinson ot Ley
den, was married last evening to Mi. Franklin
Gaylord ot Paris, at tbe home of her parentB.
57 East Fifty-fourth street. The drawing
room, where the ceremony was performed by
the father of the bride, was decorated with
smllax and golden rod.
Miss Robinson wore a gown ol heavy white
corded silk, trimmed with duchess laco and
draped with white chiffon held In place by pale
yellow roses. She wore a handsome diamond
and pearl necklace, a present from the bride
groom's father, and carried a bouquet ot Bail
lard IOSOS.
Miss Carolyn B. La Monte, tho maid of honor,
wore pale green mull trimmou wltb gold.
The brldesmatdswere' Miss Alice M. Sweet
?er. Miss Virginia C Young. Miss Mary E.
Church. Mls Ullvs A. Van Hensselner, Miss
Florccco A. Kulund. Miss Helen lalrchild,
Miss Anna C. Benedict, and Mies Edith 11.
Fnlrchlld. They wore pretty dresses of white
and pale shades of blue and pink crOpe and
chiffon, and each earned a bunch of galllard
Mr. Irving C Gaylord attended bis brother
as best man Tbe usbers were Mr. Edward L.
Swift and Mr. Cornelius V. V. Powers, The
bridegroom, who In a s n ot Gen. Augustus
Gaylord ot this city, is ths General Secretary
ot tbe Young Men's Christian Association In
Paris, Altera sbort honeymoon tilp In the
West Mr. and Mrs. Gaylord will sail for their
home in the French capital.
Tried to Kill Hie 'Wire.
Patrick Donohue of 419 East Twenty-second
street got horn at 10 o'clock Wednesday night.
He sat down to the table, swore at bis wife for
not having somsthing ready for him to eat,
and then took new revolver and a box of car
tridges from his pocket. His wife seized tbe
box of cartridges, and climbed up on tbe win
dow sill and ont on the lire escape. Donohue
blazed away nt her wltb ihe revolver, and th
bullet struck the window frame, six Inches
from where she stood. Mrs. Donohue climbed
down th.. lire escaDH out of barm's way. bhe
siient the night wltb a neighbor.
Policeman Mahoney arrested Donohu Yes
terday morning and took him to tbe lork vile
Conrt. He told Justice MoMahon tbat be was
gulltv. and the Juetloe held blm in Sl.ouo bull
for trial.
Despeadeat and Killed Herseir.
Mrs. Margaret C Pick ot 343 East Eightieth
street committed suicide some time between
Monday night and yesterday morning by
taking an overdose of carbolio acid. She was
found dead In a chair In her room yesterday
by Policeman Smith of tbe East Eighty-eighth
street station. Sho had un old-fashbined re
volver, every chamber of which was loaded. In
her lap The glass which had contained tbs
ncld wns lying on ths floor. Mrs Pick's hus
band died llvn years ago, and she ban lived
alone since. Her brother, who was with the
policeman when the body wus fouud, save she
was sick and despondent.
Ntaadard Can L'o.'a Works Must Shut Up.
The Board of Health yesterday afternoon
Issued an order directing tbe shutting up ot
th works of the Standard G as Company, at ths
foot of 115th street, because, the order said,
thev are a nuisance ami a menace to life and
tb health of the community. Complaint was
made to the Board ut the odors that came
from the w irks some time ago. liwas Investi
gated by Inspector Allen. W allnce C. Andrews,
the President ot tbe oompuny. visited the
Health Orllce and protested against tbe order.
He promised that Improvements would be
made that would do away with theodois.
Interesting: Quests at ltlui'i Uunquer.
Cm or Mkx ico. Sept, 10 The banauettobe
given In honor ot President Dior's birthday
Is expected to be an nmUBlng affair, as many
ot tbe Alcaldes who are io be present ate Ig
norant Indians who never sat at a table or
used knife or lork lu their lives nnd haienovsr
been In a civilized society, and some cannot
eveu speak Soanl-h nor have they ever worn
trousers or shoes, but simply sandals and
white drawers,
Where Yesterday's fires Were,
A M l-'iis 41 Bend itraei, fl. blnfara far ttora.
ItSMt tXO'l.
y. l -ii v., 03 Attorney itrtet, Morrli Uirm'i. dam
an trifling
Iliel'iOtn amdraraary ef tin Nawnort artillary and
nr the luiua ut Lata l.rit. war csiabrateit lu Sawuori
surah lltrnhardt tonlslit will acptar In San Fras
rUtniua nan ulay uvar lfur protnloJ, nttticd
,'I'au1iiio PUnciiara
Wlllui II Hamilton formally teller or the lUuta
dattra.i hank. wayen.rrdy erntanccd to c-v yara
in iti rtnlKullary Cot ruutzillnf Ho uuu,
lra. Caoria hitntibury of Ccuton. O.sOjraara eld.
hanged lieretf veiientay mornlnc wMe IIL bba was
Ilia wire ut a Ulan odlcUl of tlie carrolton Kawa.
Henry A Mabel, a lelsirapli operator at l.lenwood
edition on the II and O, Italiroad dropped dead at his
deL on VVciliiretlay oiulit from heiri fallar whit a
waa rei etvn jr a uietaaire
Mr. Brtsv 1 lluflilnt'n died In Plymouth. Mean,
yvBtenlay jiioriilnv a.eu ., she was ttie oldeei per.
eon in I'outJuth ti rpi i.ne, and one uC iwo i entlonera
of Hie war or Ibl; in t uic
I rank A. Marvin, u ,on nf John L Marvin, Fu&tmaater
at .Ni rtli Naaiail I elioshier ruiuilv viae driiuucd lu
llis iiudaou klver jteicraa Ui lollhn into tin water
while in a nt. Ilia boil) haa not been recovered.
riiebodv of 1'atrlrk Mil auililln a well known reel
dent of pei.erjfctd. who hae beu mlielng from hie
nemo atnee Laoor hav waa found lu lie lanal at
Mobawk, aauourtiof t-c-line(ted) laat evening- Tli
luh li crushed In aim other !uurle ltu to the
utptrlon ot foul play
Frrderlet H narrle. Iasira:e rnaetrr at Welle River.
It, hae Pern arrtetnt. mam ii won ureakint open
tnink of travel er on the lioitoii nnd Main road ana
robi ihe thrill cl valuable! Il i eatil thai nearly SI iwn
w,riif eiven s t Pilmeru hae been recovered from
Han In site io hom hocavaa t bieaieailnse.
.lobn F (ei 77;arold. of Lynn. Wan, committed
lOlclJe on W eJiieiJsy nlulit by ibrowlnv blmiair f rom
ibir I eiory window, iiianrok waa broken On the
lapel of nie coat waa pinned a note, In which Ihe old
man ba.le nod br lu hie frlende and elated bis
reiolve to end hl llle, lie a at at an time rrofeieor
In a Canadian colli ge .!
When Baby was iK It, wo gavo her Caslorl.
lien she was a Child, she cried for Castorls,
When fche liecaine Hiss, sbe clung to Castorla.
Wbtn ths bad Children, ibe gave them Cssteras
372, 374, 376 Broome St.
Broadway. 51st St., and 7th Av.
I.andaus, llroughaaes.
t'ahrloleis, Victorias,
Tea arts. llos.a.Dos.
Kilrnalon Top. I'haetona,
Tins (arte, Wajtoas.
rlliekboarfi. . . Hpldera.
Honor"' Vehicles. Wainnellee,
Coupe Uoikawan, . C-rt. llockarrays,
AaJ other styles
tloan raiding I'le lianda. ran beat three mlnnm;
tin I and true in all harneae, and norni wind a lady oan
drive him Tine bore le a .plendld roader and eery
hi od looker, and for anybody wannnir a good horoeie
s bargain. Tor psrilculera call or 'ldre
Mun fp.lown OfBce. l.tfl.T nr'imdwa'y. X. V.
nr iisuswa o o x co.. M3 l ntuMiH si
ABOUT 175 IIKAP OF llOltsiis conatanlly nn haa f
conmeilnrof heavy drauilit. bnelneae, famlie ant
drirlnr lioreeet aUfi TenneMee eaddte horee Ralteli
and vl etali ponlee for children Addreee Heher leian I
harm, Mrher e le and, Suffolk county. .V .
I !
Smith Thinks
HI AMI iaa PVI.TOX HT VP htaikh.
ir.t and ir.O East iHlh St.
Advices From Serernl Countries In W.ilch
We Are Interested.
In the republic of Venezuela there Is now
hope that tho boundary dispute with Urltlh
Guiana may bosottlel by a compromise The
attitude of the llrltNh troops on Ihe frontlr la
less mouaclncthan it was some time ago. and
Venezuela Ii believed to be rendv to make ter
ritorial concessions, on account of the failure
of her recent attempt to obtain aislstnnco fro'a
the Government ot the United State. There
is very little doubt that th3 B'ltlsh will secure
the i lch mining district that hav beon so loin:
In dispute. The Italian Czar was the arbi
trator In tbo dispute between French Guiana
nnd Dutch Guiana over another mineral re
gion, and tbe fact tbat he has decided in favoi
r the Dutch claim Is tnterestlns in view of the
present relation between tae itusslun and
l'rnch Governments.
The l'rsldeiu of the rcpubllo of Colombia
Dr. Nunez may be looked for in New io W
.on Ins win to Kurope. Dunne his nl
sonce the publio husinoss will be looked atter
by the Vice-President. Dr. Nuuez be onus ti
the Cnn-ervntlve party, and his chlet aim Ik to
establish tbe Government of the country on ,i
Htablu foundation. HI-, object In i isltlnc Eumii.i
is of a Unsocial nature, nnd 1 related to the.
procurlnc or ihe capital need for the construc
tion of lailroads. Tbe intercontinental rail
toad nroioat Is tbe tbeme ot hiuho t (uteres
Uhe military conoplracy in liolivia acalnst
Prerddnut Arco apiienrs to have been crushed
by tbe arrest of Its loader".
Tho Italian nnd other lnimleranta In the r
sentlne Republic are leavinir tbat conn ry
fast as tbey ian find the means r irettlnc
avvar from it They say that tbe Argentine
Government has broken all tbe promises by
which It Induced them to nn there nnd that
they could not find any way of making ally
ing;, on account of the pro-tratton of the in
dustries of the country. The fueltlios front
stari ntlnn durlne the present summer have
been oier 10 000 in number, and tby hav left
lluono Arres In a crievous condition.
At I'nru. Bahia. Wo, Montevideo, and ether
seaports ot tbe eastern roast of the conti
nent thnre In Interest In the reports troin ths
I'nlted ritatns enncerntntr tbe project of tho
American corpoiatlon which Is to ran steam
shin lines between th ports of North anil
south America, and wnlcb is said to be author
ized to rni-e capital to the amount of lino
000.000. Hut so much has been said in past
times about ocean transportation projects
nst yet carried out tbnt the commercial class
would rather see than bear of the twenty steel
steamships that are to be built In tb United
Htatiis for the Month American trad.
Th Brazilian Conerss has disappointed th
more zealouB Iieoubl can leader on account
ot Its factionalism, itsneslect of those publio
questions that require attention, and it Inter
est In "peculntiv scheme. It is half a year
sine President Fnnseca was Inaugurated as
tbe Constitutional head of the Stat, under th
neworennlclaw. nnd tbs hopes expressed by
blm In his innucnral address last February
have not been realized. Uut the people nre
neaceliil while awaitlnic tbe completion of the
Iteiuiblican edifice. The latest report of the
Finance Minister makes a favorable exhibit ef
tbe public debt, fotelgn and internal. About
lO.OOu German imuilernnts have arrived In
lira11 during tho present year, und many or
them linve taken un tbe lands that are ottered
to settlers by tho Government. Tbe few Rus
sian Hebrews, however, who have gone to
Brnrll. are complaining that they were drawn
there by tnlse representations, and home ot
them have left the country nnd taken pasacs
to ths United Btates. The Government hav
resolved to discourage Hebrew immigration.
Tbe farming tins-, of ssttlein is do-lrud.
'ibe yellow fever is still prevalent In several
nt ths sencoost oitlosof Metio. but In Vera
Cruz, where It appeared at the nuening of
Julr.it ts specially destructive. The publio
authorities and ths doctors there are unable to
coiis with tho plague, and there is little hope
ot its deereano during the hot season A large
part of the population. Including nvarly all the
American residents. hav left the city. Tne '
coffee iro of Moxloo Is unusually large.
They Will lie Ceererd Into Teieailai.
Ottawa. fept. 10. ror the past fifteen years
the residents of Low. Ottawa county, have
taken a stand nuntnst paying taxes Tbe popu
lation is mnde up of the scum of the pauper
population of Ireland. Thoy set the authori
ties at defiance and oh nil enure evic
tion. So utterly defiant have they
become that n meeting was held
at Hull to-duv at which It was decided to send
up the forty-third lteglment to enforce law
and order nnd support tbe authorities In car
rying out their work of colleatlnc the taxes In
arrears. It :s understood that a number of
arrests will be made.
IViin This Mas Murdered! V
IiAMDrr.TTiLT.E, Sept. 10, There is much
speculation as to whether the man found float
ing in Ihe feeder ot the Delaware nnd Rarltan
Canal at this place yesterday was murdered.
The man was evidently a German about 45
years old Tho pockets of bis clothlnr were
tilled with stones.
'lho Coroner's .jury rendered an open ver
diet, but It l probable ibat a further investi
gation will be made In view of development
which whloh tend to show that the man met
with foul play. A more careful examination
if the body. to-day showed that there were
marks and biuise whloh indicated a violent
Dead la at Coal Bleaker,
MojvTr.r.AL. Sept. 10.-A remarkable dlscoy- '
ery wns made in tho coal bunker of the Thomp
son line steamer I'ramona to-day. Yesterdar
while working among tb coal tbe men found
a human font and to-day tbey found tbe bod v.
It proved to be that of H. Dickson, aged ti.
who bad a widowed mother in bblelds. Eng
land. If was employed on the rremona while In
Ehiolda harbor as a coal trlmmsr. He was
down In Ihe bunker nt work when ths coal wat
being put In. and be was burled allvs under
150 tons of coal, while It was supposed tbat he
was on shore;
Homo Iron Ilebrlns Sea.
Victoria. B. C. Sept. lO.-Tbe sealing
schooner Umbrlvia arrived last night from
BehrlngSea. bhe was ordered out on July 32, 1
but saiUd, to Copper Island, where several
hundred skins were taken. The Captain of
the sailing schooner Henrietta bas announced
his intention of clearing for tbe Northern Pa
cific Ocean but Collector Milne, although hav
ing no ofllclal order to refuse such clearance,
has advised the Captain ot tbe consequences
that will follow euch proceeding.
-- . i gg-aarassaej
Oor LOW DUCES have riven it fair share of t
trad folrjs. bat s LAROE VOLUME ii repaired le
keep everybody on tb Jump, and io prodoc at tb
bMAI.I.UbT CObT. t-o eraln WK CUT. and buyer, wl.l
rind ui. a. 11(111, B BLOW ALL COUI'LTlTOBS. "be,
retaillnr what other produce, pay for their foods
about what w sell for.
0E0. C. rLI.NT CO.,
rarollir UUere,
Ms, IO. aa 10 Wwt lets.
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