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Hv I ''IF YOU SEE IT IN CTf I ' &J& JlllKc.i$ J L T-, I "IF YOU SEE IT IN I ., B vol. Lix.-NoTm " " new york, fuiday, may g, 1802. price two cents. . aws - - 5l I: THE CHINESE BILL SIGNED. W n n.i y result in china witudra ir- INO HER LEGATION. I The Chinese Mlnloter Regards It na an Un. fl friendly Act, nnd n Violation or 'Irentr H Obll.utlona A Hnmor that Ilr I India;. H nant nnd Intends to Ak for Ills Passports, S WAMtisaToit, May C Tho bill to further ro- t strict the emigration ot tho Chlnose. which MM passed Codltoss yesterday by thu ndop- Ht' tton of tho report ot tho Conference Com- Hi mlttoo. rcaohodtho White- IIouso nt 1 P.M.. H ,' and wns nt onco rofcrrod to tho Attorn ey-Gou- eral for examination. Shortly beforo 4 o'clock, K after a conforonoe with Bocrotary Blaine. 8oe- rotary Foster, and Attorney-Goneral Miller. ' President Harrison signed tho bill. Tho fol il low lng statement was madolnconnectlon with I the announcement of that fact: " Upon an ox- SI smtnatton by the Attornoy-Oonoral ho thought I It a Tory Bravo question whothor or not all ox- I Istlng restrictlvo legislation did not ox- I plro to-morrow! thoroforo tho noco9sity I tor prompt approval of tho bill." 'Iho bill J was Introduced under the belief that the Ex- i clUBlon sot ot 1B83 bncame Inoperative on H; May 0. 1802, ton yoars from tho dato of ap- ' proval of tho aot This vlow was combated J by Senators Shorman and Dolpli. members ot J the Foreign Relations Commlttoe, who ox- It pressed tho opinion that tho law of 1882 had H' beenoxtondod two yonrs by tho amendment enaoted theroto in 1834. Mr. Mitchell and Mr. Teller, however, contondod that tho ton M year term of the law of 1832 oxplrod on May I 0, and not two years from now. I What action. It any. China will take now that I the btll has become a law, can only bo conjeo- I tured from statements made In the dobate on I the measuro and from tho tenor of tho inter- I' lew to which tho Chinese Minister recently I lubmltted, tho nrst tlmo In tho history ot tho B" legation that such an event occurred. It was stated In Congress that China would retaliate for such legislation by Issuing a decroe ex cluding all Amorlcans from that country. In the lntorvlow roforrod to the Chinese Minister -as quoted as Intimating broadly the inten tion of his Government to withdraw Its em bassy from tho Dnltod States it tho presence of tho subjects of tho Colostlal empire were no longer doslred hero. Tho Mlnlstor has also protested In strongest terms to the Btato De partment again Bt tho polloy of this Govern ment on tho subject of Chlnose immigration, and the evtdonces aro quite strong that China will suspend dlplomatlo relations with the i United States. It is said to-night that the Chinese Minister l is so Indignant that he has plainly intimated his intention to ask for his passports and for y mally withdraw the legation from Washing ton. Mo authority can be givon for the state ment, however, and it is doubtless based upon the gonoral knowledge ot the displeas ure which tho Minister and his Government J eel at tho disposition of CongresB to enact lostilo legislation. When the Geary bill woa rushed through the Bouse in such not hasto the Chlnose Minister mado no secret of the fact that ho regarded the act as not only un necessary, but decidedly unfriendly , and a plain violation of treaty obligations. The Min ister is equally Arm in that opinion as regards the less vigorous measure framed by the con ference committee. Whether it will lead his Government to the point ot severing dlplo matlo relations with the United States can only be conjectured. When The Bom reporter called at the Minis ter's residence this evening he oonveyed the , first information received there that the i bill had beoome a law. The Minister sent his Secretary to say. .that he could not now make a definite state ment for publication, as he must first ba officially notified of the action of tha Presi dent. The Minister added that he haa kept his Government informed of the various stops taken by Congress, and had cabled to Pekln the draft ot Che original bill and all the f endends that hay been added. He un vtands fully tne political feature entering o the question, but thinks it would be high improper for him to say more on the sub t now. congressman Hltt. Chairman of the Foreign flolrs Committee In the Fifty-first Congress, and now tho leader ot the minority on tha committee, and who opposed the passage of . the bill from the beginning, on the ground that it is In direct violation of the existing treaty with China, said to-night: "I endeavored to point out, while the bill was under consideration In the House, the In justice of such a measure, and I am happy to say that in some particulars I asslstod In soft ening the harshest provisions ot the bill. It i appears that we propose to treat the Chlnose ' as so many dogs, and roquire them to bo tagged, ana to be prepared at all times to be ready to produce evidence that they are eltlrens and duly certified. I do not look for any very serious results as the effect of the law. unless the Chinese undortake to retaliate and treat Americans in China as wo propose to treat their subjects. They havo the right to 111 treat our missionaries and our merchants and compel them to produce a certificate of their character and standing In the com munity in which they may have resided for years. I would not be surprised it it should result in the recall of the prosent Minister. He is prevented by this act from en tering into any negotiations with our Govern ment, as far as a treaty Is concernod. I don't believe he would dare attempt to make a treaty with us now. for his Government Is very strict, and Chinese diplomats are very cautious In daallng with countries that treat them aa we aro treating their subjects under tho law." WAYLAID 11IX WlXtt A REVOLVER. Mra. Tester Deaeanded Bnjaport and Tkn Fulled the Trigger. A small, rather good-looking woman, plainly but neatly dressed, stood in front ot tho Jersoy City Post Office, in Washington street about 6K P. M. yesterday. She was evidently wait ing for somo one. There was a crowd ot men eomlng up tho street, somo from tho sugar houso and the cooperates and other shops In that neighborhood, and others from the Cen tral Itallroad depot. A small man walking along with two companions attracted tho woman's attention. Bho drew back in the shadow ot a pillar until he was just opposite, when she pounced upon him. Bho assailed mm with violent language, he retorted, and n crowd soon Bathorod. Suddenly tho woman draw a 22-calIbro re volver from her dress nocket and, aim fie It nt Ul. "!.nn.! P"1!".'1 t,1B trigger. Tho weapon missed lro. The woman was abontto'try again, when she naw l'ollceman Jiilnn run Bins up the street. Nib dr.mpo tlio revolver andraii away in tho direct on of York triH't Qulnn overtook her. nnrt. waiting 'until tho Stfoi:S?iotook botl,,r' th0 tpMt Lena Veerter. Thoy feparat.-.! a Hort tm ago. Yeeder wont toilvo at 4:t Hr.tnd Rtfol't ndhls wlfo at 'Jll Flrxt utreet. llor i 'locr ,i waylaying her husband je?terdy Wto do" tnand support from lilm. and when h refused she attempted to shoot hli:i. Voedur refused to make any complaint ami tho two Kit the atatlon together. Sergeant Kolly coiillht-nted tho revolver. , CAGE'S JlBAbUX FOU hUUWK Be Leaves Letter Accuslns AmuudaCJiir or Uar.tltlifulnrsn. A poorly dressed man was found dead yes terday morning nor (ho f-hoio it thu font nf fifteenth avomie. Ilnth Bench, with a bullet bole in the top of his hoail nntliueoveriitid a small hand mliror lying close to thu l.ojj, A surgeon from Fort Ifamlltnr. cxaiuinoj lliu body und found that (lie inun li.ul llreil Mm v levolvorln lilmnnutli. ;iml (hat iho bullet linl passed tl.rnu,'li tho mof nf tho mouth nnd out through thu skull. An empty whiskey Ihirl. with iho l.il el of a (Vntm Mroi't t-.ilnnii ivn Picked up near the no.ly. in th" p n'eli weie ft small sum of nun uc. ,isller watch nmlflinln. nnd a long h-tter written In Ueun.in udilressvil to Amanda Clime, Tho letter is signed Henry Gage, nnd Is (IHod Willi (lenuiieliitiniihof the woiu.im In whom It Is nddressfil, 'I hi, iviiter enys the uniiiuu's real tuittio u Anmnil.i llurklmrt. that she lljed with him toi-u Iimiu' time iif hl wile, that 9 lilHHiileldels duo to her iinfaitlifulne'.H. mid lliattholetler'.Mi-willlenlii let tlm wuiuitll h rlutlT0 kii.iw lii-i'i-ltiiuiftfr. The Icttersurrt M tlm woman is ouiploveil in a restaurant nt Coil- tre and Duano Mrefts. New York, 'i'huro is no restaurnut at that corner. Iiowevor. Peilro's Is In Duune street, noar the rornor, but no such woman has bvco umtloyod there, Ki---- . ' ''M'f. ;gj.t . consLLVs rnhswKST iticsiass. Mr. Adnm and the Vnlvtrlt, Confirmee rmirn llnve I?en nt Vurlnnee. Tthac, Mny .".Tho followlnglettorof resig nation of President Adams ot Cornell Uni versity was mndo juibllo to-dny i " To lAl on. lltiiru II ', Chalrmnn of fA Board of Tcvttrrt. "Sin: On account or grnvo nnd seemingly Irrcconell.iblo dllTorciices of opinion In regard to mattors of ndmlnlstratlo Importance I horoby tender my resignation as President of Cornell University, to tnko effect at tho close of tho present collegiate year, and I ask you to presonttlio same to the trusteosat tho next mooting ot tho Hoard. In tho earnest hopo that In tho yoars to come tho University may bo ovon more prosperous than it has boen during tho sovon years of my administration. I am, very rospcotfully yours. "C. K. Adams, Prcsldont." President Adams said to-night that he did not think It advisable to give any furtlic reason for Ills action than his lotter. Ho hod taken the stop deliberately, nnd it was flnm. There has bcon no vlslblo conflict botwocn tho trustees, faculty, and tho President. No In timation, ot his resignation has reached tho outside world until to-day, and there Is a gon oral feeling ot dismay and Burpriso in tho university. For a yonrthero have boon rumors that certain members of tho faculty have boon jealous ot President Adams nnd were anxious to securo his place. Profs. Whoulor and Schurman havo been mentioned as available candidates to succeed him. President Adnms was professor of history at Ann Arbor Unlvorslty when ho was called to the Presidency of Cornell. His selection was largely due to tho lnducncoof ex-Prostdent Andrew 1. Whlto. Ho camo to Cornell In 188U. It has boen an open socrot tor several Soars that tho Prosldont and tho majority ot lo professors wore not in accord. A gentlo man aoquatntod with the history of Prosldont Adams's administration said last nlcht: "President Adnms Is an able nnd conscien tious man, nnd Is highly respected by ovon those who differ with him. Tho university has prospered greatly under him. but thero have been dlfferoncos ot opinion, novortholoss. Ho labored under the disadvantage of bolng the successor of President White, who was en abled by his great wealth to do much that Mr. Adams could nut hope to do. Mr. Whlto could employ men to assist him, and was therefore able to keep up his work lnsldo tho university at tho samo time that he maintained his prom inonce before tho outside world. Uosldes. President Adams was not educated up to tho advancod methods that Mr. Whlto had intro duced Into Cornell. He was too conservative. " Ono cause of friction was that some ot tho professors had boon willing to leave Cornoll when ofTerod inducements by tho now uni versities, while the professors of Yolo and Harvard refused thorn. That indicated that perfect harmony did not prevail. Thero was no specific cause for this and no row ot any kind. The lack ot harmony was shown when the University Henato. which practically rules the Internal affairs ot the university, and which is composed of certain professors, failed to eon firm certain professors whom tho President had nominated. This was done simply bo cause the majority of Com oil's professors did not agree with tho President as to tho sort ot men that would help the university most. , "The trustees will probably hold a special meeting and accept President Adams's resig nation. There has novor been any considera tion of a possible successor. Mr. Adams mar ried the widow of A. S. Barnes, the book pub lisher, soveral yoars ago. She Is wealthy. Ho will probably devotn his time to historical lit erary worK hereafter. During Mr. Adams's term ot office tho number ot students has been more than doubled, a law school has been es tablished, numerous new buildings erected. especially noteworthy being linrnos Hall and the Sage Library building, tho latter in mem ory of JennloMcGraw Fiske. whose intention of building a library was balked by a contest ot her will. . ma Bionxa our Ear. Haasarkabla Kleetrtcal DisplayMack Skua e by freshet. Eass Crrr, Mo.. May 5. One ot the worst electrical storms over seen in this olty oc curred this m ornlng. The storm of yesterday was a heavy rain which lasted six hours, but at 11:50 this morning the clouds gathered and the flashing was almost constant and seemed to be within 100 feet of the earth. Hackmon fled from tho streets terrified. In tho News office the workers were driven from the cases and deskB to lower stories, while three houses were struck and set on ftro within fifteen min utes. In Kansas City. Kan., floods ot rain covered the streets, and considerable damage was dono alone the low-lying placos. Reports from Kansas this morning show that tho storm was as Intense there as here. Near Faola seven hoad ot cattle standing near barbed wire fenoo were killed. AtTopoka every collar is flooded, and nearly every lawn is ruined. The creeks running through the city aro out of their banks, flooding the streets. Reports from Missouri come in slowly. but thoro lias been much damage done by lightning. Tiskilwa, I1L. May fi. Tho worst rain storm In the history of this placo passed over tho town on Monday and Tuesday. The rain de scended almost Incessantly for forty-olght hours. The streets of the town were all sub merged and cellars flooded. Tho people flod to tho hills for refugo. Live stock, dams, and bridges were swept away, entailing groat loss. Trains were dolayed for hours by a big wash out near Bradford. Tho damage to the crops and publlo highways is great At Tlskilwa a considerable portion of tho tracks ot tho Chicago, Rock Island and I'aolllo Railroad has been swept away. Ubaidwood, HI., May 6. The heavy rains have done an immenso amount of damage hero. The low lands aro oomplotely sub morgod. Tho flood has necessitated tho sus pension of work in the coal mlnos. A number of bridges have been washed away. M&bseiixes. III.. Slay 6. The river Is sub siding and nil danger of an overflow here is Sassed. Tho dnmago by the overflow below lis plsca Is ostlmatod at $2(0.000. BunuNOTON. la.. May 5. Thero )ifts heen ftn almost Inncossant fall of rain here, for the past woek. All farm work has been Interrupted. Farmers and business men are alarmed over the situation. -,. ... . Rapid City. S. D.. May 5. For the past forty elcht hours It hns beon snowing and raining hero continuously. Unless the storm soon ceases tno loss of cattle on tho raugowlll bo K CnicAOO, May fi.-Owlntr to tho heavy rains that havo beon falling throughout tho Stuto within the past few days, flip Illinois Rivor has overflowed Its hanks nnd caused manv washouts along tho lines of tho Chicago und Alton. Rock Island, and Santa PV5 railroads. traffic now, being at a standstill on many branches. In tho neighborhood of Joiiet and Lock-port thoro havo beon washouts on nil throe roads and neither passenger nor freight trains could reach this city. Great damngo to property lias also beon caused by tho high Ottawa reports a terrific cloudhurst enrly this i mornln.-r. which flooded tho factory dis trict nnd converted the entire northern por tion of tho town Into a Inko from four to eight feet deep. The factories, the electrlo street mllwiiy power houses, nnd thirty blocks of resi liences were inundated, ho that the factories aro unable to operate nnd .people eommunl rate by meansof boat. At I tho entire town is llondod. Kast Marseilles Is a Inko. ami people havo moved o"'"'.""!'1!0,"?0" lluslncBi Is suspended nt I.a fnlle nnd l'oru, both towns being In tho midst of a great lake. Jollot Is partly Mibnierged.nnil pe"Plo In somo portions of the city are flontlnu iiimut In boats and on rnlts. Ulooitilngton ind Ualesluirg nrii also imi tly Hiiliiiiergod, nnd Miyer.vl families In the latter place were flooded out. Iho loss thioughotitthv Mtlleywill bo very heavy. Aicvttt.n t:v roniH'Jtt.v. lie Sn th- Itrnillnc H " Trying to lli-;i3 rrlestK uuil Other I'rruclier. Kcjuti-. May f.-At it Knights of Labor mass meeting l.i'l nlslitnl Anlibald, flonernl Muster Workman 1'oivderlr. leferrinc to tho Rendlug combine, s.ihl thuro w.is no other State so firmly held In corporate power as Pennsylvania, lie eineil with tho statement that fu,' Mime lime a UundriK emlsf nry had been In the I.w Uwimrm Valley for tho pur no'.e ot advancing the InteioMH nf the corn, bine; tmit thh. in. i.i hud teen every inlnlter and wlest nt eu-iv ilviiuililn llliin. to souiii nf uliiiin lieofTerelins-esaml money. Church deldt tit.) cuiubliiii Hiiri eil to nsnimo, anil In lit leut lu-ii IhMnuee t.ithnlle pilehth were approai'lieit wltli ulfer'i to ray theenstof ereel lug paincliiiil M'lh'ii's If tl'n e.unlilnu should bo eiiilurHid and uwrovod b'thein from thclf pulpits. , , . One clergcman whom thlsngontapjiroaehaii, Mr. Powdorly said. Indignantly refused tho offer with tint remark that ho would rather Iny aside his clerical robes und take up the shot gun iignlnst thu greed of the. gorporntluiij. HAMILTONHELDFORMURDER A CORONEtl'S JURY FINDS THAT BB KILLED HIS TTIFE. Strong; Evidence Against the Colored It, Preacher The llrohen Cnns and the Ctifl llntton IrienllOvd ns Ilia He nnd Mrs, Hamilton KotU Traced to Wlnflfld. Strong circumstantial ovldeneo was brought out ntthe Coroner's Inquest in Newtown yes terday afternoon tending to connoct former Preacher James L. Hamilton, colorod, ot Flushing, with tho murdor of his wife, whoso body was found In a a pool near Wlnflold on Monday mornlnc with tho throat cut At the conclusion of tho hoaring tho jury brought In a crdlct holding Hamilton responsible for the doathof his wife. Tho inquest was hold In tho Newtown Court House. The court room was packed with col orod people. They extended out on tho plat form In front ot the door and down tho rickety wooden stairs Into the stroet. In order to avoid trouble ot nny kind. Coroner Brandon had Hamilton taken to Kowtown In a coach fiomtho Queens county jail in Long Island City. Thoro wore soveral colored clergymen among the spectators who had known Hamilton In his prosperous days. Thoy camo to adminis ter consolation to tho prtsonor. HelUtoned to them In rcspoctful silenco. Hamilton wore tho coat which wns a part of tho uniform ho was accustomed to wonr as flagman on tho Long Island Railroad. District Attorney Flomlng sat beeido Coroner Brandon during tho lnquost John J. Trapp ot Flushing and John J. Thornly wore present as counsellor thoprlsonor. Char I os H. Mltcholl. of 130 Lincoln stroet Flushing, was tho first witness. Ho testified to Identifying the body. Michael Quiz fol lowod. and told how ho had found tho mur dorod woman's body in tho pond about COO feet from his house. Ho also Identified tho razor and the broken cane. Ono part of the rano was found in tho pond, tho other about thirty foet away. Ho joined tho nlecos and tho cano was handed to tho jury for inspec tion. Ho also identified n pearl cuff button which was found thirty feet from tho pond. There wns no blood on tho grass thereabouts, but when he dragged tho body out of tho pond th wound began bleodlng ugntn. Mrs. Louisa Morris of 112 Broadway. Flush ing, said that Hamilton had boarded with her for about a year. Last Sunday night ho changed his good suit of clothes for hlB every day suit and loft tho house about 7:43 o'clock in tho evening with his overcoat on his arm and his walking stick, the one exhibited to tho jury. In his hand, bho asked him why he had changed his clothos, nnd ho replied that ho didn't want to soil his good suit Ho also woro a pair of cuff buttons exactly like the ono shown hor. which was found near tho body. At U:50 o'clock that night ho returned and callod tohortolnqulroif the family worn all In bed. Tho witnesses daughter. Miss Mary Morris, corroborated hor mother's testimony. Bho also said that Hamilton had a razor and shaved himself. ... , , Conductor Eugcno Grover of the Long Island Railroad saw Hamilton on his train that night He had n ticket for Wlnflold. The train was about seven minutes lato and did not get to Wlnflold until about 8: o'clock. Hamilton was not on tho train when it left Winfleld. Brakeman Georgo Loek corroborated Grover. Mrs. barah Vnrrln. who was nt tho Wlnflold station that night with Mrs. Mary Cook to see a friend off to Flushing, saw a woman get off tho Long Island City train and enter tho dopot She appeared norvous nnd worried and walked to tho door several tlmos and looked out Finally sho said: "Oh 1 here you are." Witness looked out and saw her walk off with a big man woarlngan overcoat similar to tho ono shown her. which belonged to Ham ilton, She also noticed that he nnd a cane. When she hoard of the murder next day she went to see the body and at once recognized It as that of tho woman sho had seen the night beforo la the depot. Mrs. Cook testified to the samo effect.., . , Constable Edward A. Slnvln of Flushing pro duced the mate of the cuff button picked up at tho scene of tho murder. Tho constable found the button bohlnd a bookcase in Hamilton's room. Capt. Charles Hanco told of arresting Hamil ton, and tho prisoner's informing him that he had lent his canoto an unknown man to kill a dog. Mrs. Mary Cornoll. a colored woman of 14 Lincoln stroot. said Mrs. Hamilton called nt her house on Sunday afternoon and left about 7:45 o'clock, saying sho wns golngto Flushing to moot her husband. Constablo James A. Smith of Flushing said hesawthecouploon their way to tho lirldgo stroet depot about 8 o'clock that night Mrs. David Watson of 21 Lawrence street. Flushing, recognized tho broken cano found noar tho body as ono she had lent to Hamilton when he was pastor of tho colored church at Little Neck. The cane had formerly belonged to hor husband. Dr. A. C Combes and Dr. A'incont Judson. who made tho post-mortem examination, thought tho woman's throat must havo been out aftor she was in the water owing to the ob senc) ot blood on her clothing. Mrs. Hamil ton was about to become a motnor. How tho henvy enne enmo to bo broken hns not yot been explained, as thoro were no other wounds on the woman's body besides tho one which caused her death. Dr. Combes says the womnu had a great quantity ot hair, and that with the bonnet made a kind of cushion across which a stick as heavy ns the cano would have bean broken without leaving any marks on tho scalp benonth. Hamilton says his wlfo was lame from rheumatism and that he lent her tho cano several days ago. Perhaps she had It on this particular night and broke It over Hamilton either in h rage or in self-defence. Hamilton hid his fnce in his hands when ho hoard tho verdict He was nt once put into a coach and driven back to tho Queen's couuty Jalk POLED BY A BIIEVARD STAGS. CoaehaMui and Groom Knocked On the Box or Mra. Allleu'a Coupe. As ono ot Col. Shepard's stages was bump ing along up Fifth nvonuo at 5:30 o'clock yostcrday afternoon it ran Into a coupd con taining two ladies, throwing tho coachman and groom to the pavement Tho collision happened almost at Col. Shepard's door. It was in Fifth avenue, directly in front of the Yanderbllt houses, between Fifty-first and Flfty-socond streets. Tho coupd belonged to Mr. Joremlah W. Cur tlss of 1 ast Fifty-third stroet The ladlos woro Mrs. Trodorlck Allien, Mr, Curtlss's daughter, and Mrs. Parker Whltnoy. On the box were tho ooachman. It Hlltnor, and the groom, William Barnes. The coupti wns com ing down thoavonuo. Tho drivpr of thostngo. James Foster, saw tho danger of n collision, and tried to roin his horsos aside, but could not mnnngo It One version is that they wero green horses nnd wero too much for him. Tho othorlsthat the weight ot tho stago on the slight incline was too much for tho horses. They swerved o that tho polo ran along the flank or onenf thocarringehorsesnnd smashed the dash board and wrecked the lamps of tho coupe. It struck withsuch fnrcoastotbrowthe men off tho box. Hlltnor struck on his bunk, but juinpod up unhurt. Barnes was badly brulsod about thu back and head. Ho wns taken to St. Luke's, close by. The ladlos woro unhurt, though considerably shuken up and bndly frlghtenod. Thoy got out of tho enr rlnco.and walked home. Foster was notur rested. Mrs. Curtis said last night thnt Mr. Allien would sua Col. Shepard's company for dam ages, on tho ground thnt tho stage horses wore groan and unfitted for tho business. They pranced about und becamo absolutely danger ous, sho says. Inspector Boyle ot the transportation com pany happened to bo noar whon the accident occurred. "The Idea thnt thoso horses warn greon." snlrt he, "Is nonsense. Thoy are both two years in tho Fervlce," Hula Mnkers at Work la Mexico, San PKono. State ot Coahulla. Moxloa, May 5. ThoSwIther Rain Making Company's man ager and a forco of assistants from Goodland, Kan., arrived hero ten days ago and havo been carrying on their mysterious operations for tho past four days from a doserted jacal noar this place. Thoy havo contracted to furnish two Inchos nf rainfall within two woolcs, for which they are to rucelvu $30,000 fiom tho Statu Govoruuiont. .... Them hns bfon no rain In this section for four years until theao experiments wero be gun. Two light shnweiN have fallon during thu imt two days nnd the rain iiiakeis aro confident or success. This intheLugunudl. trlct. In which great quantities of cotton and eorn were rulsod until the drought set in. S'ay.nl-llonea or Hovers I Sboutd never to wittwut UicrWsClitrry CoiiUl-Adi, DKSOUXCED TUB JUtr. Dtt. M'COXXELL. A. Sharp Debate la an Knttcopat Convention over Religions Orders. PmLADELrniA, May 5. Tho Convention ot the Protestant Episcopal Church In the Dlo oeso ot Pennsylvania, now being held in this city, to-dny passed an amendment to article 12. section 1. of tho constitution as follows: "Koclorgymnnshnll bo entitled to a sent In the Convention who Is bound by any vow of ecclesiastical obedience other than such ns Is roqutred by tho Book of Common Prayer, or by tho constitution and canons ot the Protest nnt Episcopal Church In tho United States of America, or by the constitution and canons in the Diocese ot Pennsylvania." Thlsexcludos nil mombors ot religious or ders. Tho amendmonl was carried after a bitter light which lasted all day: The ballot was 73 etoncals and 40 parish votos for tho amendment and 52 clorlcal and 20 parish votes against It Five churches wore divided. Bishop Whltaker presided, and so great wan tho oxcltement during tho moro heated pas sages of debate that it was with difficulty that ho could preserve order. Tho meotlng con vened nt 0:30 o'clock in tho morning, and tt was not until nearly 7 o'clock in tho afternoon that tho final vote was taken. The sensation of tho day was an exceedingly passionate speech of Henry 1' landers, a layman from br. Clcmont's Church. In which ho took occa sion to donounco tho Rov. Dr. 8. D. McConnell or Ht. Stephen's Church for his broad vlows of Christianity, and called upon thoso pretont to decido whether a man preaching his dootrlnes hnd a right to occupy a Christian pulpit Ho claimed that the bollovlng portion of tho church favored tho orders, nnd that thoy wero necessary to tho preservation ot Christianity. Dr. Stephens, the now rector of Christ Church, mado tho point that there wero only two orders ot this Kind, with a total member ship ot thirty. "Admit for the sake ot argu ment." ho said, "thnt thoro Is roal danger iu their being here. Lot them all como into this illocoso. What does It amount to' Are we afraid of thorn ? It strikes mens exceedingly absurd. I can't understand nil this heavy nr ttllory for such small camo." The only other hustnoss transacted to-duy wns the election of four clorlcal nnd four lay deputlos to the Gen eral Convention. uxcoxsaovs is his cab. Mraterlnna Aeeldeat to the Engineer of a Central Fast Freight Train. Albant. May 5. Billy Whipple, the engineer on a fast freight coming east on tho Now York Contral to-day, was takon from tho cab of his onglno at Fonda station unconscious and bruised. His fireman says that two miles east of Pslatlno Bridge ho callod tvico to tho engi neer without getting n response. He then dis covered that the engineer's hoad and shoul dors were hanging out ot the cab window and that he wns blecdtngat tho month. The flroman ran the train through to Fonda. The onglnoer was token Into the Bnoll House, a hotel nenr tho tracks, and Dr. Do Bann was callod. He found the engineer's facobrulsod as though It had been dragged against a rough surface. Ho decided that the man wassultorlng from concussion of the brain, the result ot u severe blow on the head. The onglnoer hns not ut tered a Eound during tho doyoxcopt repeated groaning, and has not recognized nny one. To night ho seems to be sinking, nnd word has been wired to tills city for Dr. vandervoor. When tho engineer was taken from the cab those who assisted wero surprised tollnd Ids wntch chnin dangling from his pocket. His watch was handed to tho authorities hero by the fireman, who said ho picked it up in tho cab. Tho hook to the chain had been broken asthough the watch had beon wrenched loobe. It is said here that he had a $100 bill In his fioctotbook when ho started out but only a Ittle over S40 was found on bis person. The fireman's story that tho engineer's head was struck by nn obstruction between Palatine Bridge and Fonda is received with surprise. The train waa running on tho east-bound fiassenger track, whlt-h is the first one next to he river. There lire no water columns on that aide of thn track, and no other obstruc tion between Palatino and Fonda. Tho sta tion men at Palatine say that when tho en gineer passed that station hewavod his hand at them. Whipple is single and between thirty nnd forty years of ago. Ho hns n sister in Pater son. N. .1.. and a brother in Boston, who havo been telegraphed for. no has boen on tho road several years, and has boen regarded as a faithful and careful engineer. BVXCOEIt O'BRIEN'S ESCAPE. Oepnty Marshal MeEl walne Arreated War rant for Olahter and Ituck. Utica. May 5. Judge Kennedy this morning signed an order on tho Western Union Tele graph manager In this city to produco all tele grams bofore tho Grand Jury sent and re ceived by or from D. A. Dishler, "Doc" Mlchon, Marshal MoElwaino. Keeper Buck, and Annie Huntington In referenco to Buncoer O'Brion. Tho Grand Jury is still investigating the case. This afternoon the Grand Jury handed down sevon Indictments. Thoy have not yot bocomo public but, in view ot developments here to night it Is pretty safe to say that Thomas O'Brion. Keoper James B. Buck of Dannomorn prison. ex-United States Marshal E. K. BIc Elwalne of Utlca. and David A. Dishler. tho local Democratic boss ot termor tlmos, aro In cludod In tho seven. , ... This ovening MeElwnlne was arrested by Detective Cleveland, and Is now In the Utica jnll. It was said by iv deputy sheriff to-night that both Dishler nnd Buck havo boen In dicted. Dishler has not beon seen to-night and Is probably out of town. A deputy has gono to Dannoinoro to arrest Buck. Tho arrest of McKlwatno has caused no sur prise. Ho wns removed Inst week by United States Marshal Baxter of Klmlrs. and . If. Reese of this city was appointed to succeed him. About thirty Uticans havo beon sub poenaed to appear in the morning at Albany before tho Grand Jury. The number Includes newspaper and hotel men. DR. BOOTUBX WANTS TO COME BACK. Ills Alleged Companion In the Elopement Re turn la Town. BIanc- b. N. H., May 5. Miss Audotte, who was said to havo eloped with Dr. Boothby, returnod to-day and a mosssgo was recelvod from Dr. Boothby asking that ho might be for given and a reconciliation between hlmsolt and wife bo brought about Beforo leaving Manchester last Monday, and whllo engaged in packing his trunk, Boothby told his wife ho did not love hor, and that It was oettor for them to separate. She helped him naok up his effects, and after . t was done he snld: "Suppose I don't find whom 1 am seeking will you take mo back t" She sent a negative reply to hl mossngo to-day. " Whero shall I go nl'WH "hall bo alone In this houso?" said the wife to Boothby as he was putting on Ids overcoat on Monday even- '"Well. I had not thought of that" was his reply, and then ho advlsod her to go to the no.no of the llev. W. II. Morrison. Wshe. did. and tho next morning left for her parents' home. A. Prisoner rrevents Four Others from Es caping. Rochester, May 5. Threo prisoners In tho jail InKxchaugo street in this city mado a bold attempt to escnpo nt 1:30 o'clook this morn ing, but wore dtlven back to their cells. They drew tho jailer to their corridor by making an unusual noise. As soon ns In entered they overpoworcd him. secured his revolver, and pushod him Into a. cell. Then thoy passed out of tho corridot. where tho loader, Shorman. wns eized by. Emmons Chaffee, the ByracubO nostngo stamp, washer, who Is in jail. Sncrnian struck Chaffee on tho hood with tho rovolver, knocking him down. Thoy were- stoppod at the head of theetBlrs by Sheriff Davy, whp pointed a pis tdl at them, und they returned to their cells. Mr. Jay Could Conine; Northward. AuiUQUKBQUE, N. M., May 5. Mr. Jny Gould and bis party loft to-day for the North, and ex pect to reach Denvor on Friday or Saturday, Mr. Gould has boen travelling lolsurejy up the rivor and has declined to suy uuylhing of his plans. Jumped from the Window und JMsnpprnrrd. Frank Qulneol. 22 yoars old, living at 133 First street, Elizabeth, jumped out of a second-story window last evening. He had been ill of scarlet fever, and was In n dollrlum. He hnd nn hot, cost, or wnlkteo.it nn, and up to u late hour last night had not been luund. UNDER THE TIGER'S PAWS. A BIT OF CIRCUS REALISM SOT DOWN ON TUB POSTERS. One of the Forspaiish Ajilatala Attacks tier Keeper Jlurlnc a Htreet Parade Ueatea Off In Time to Snve th Man's Jtlfii, Rbadino. May 5. -Tho big parade of tho Foropaugh show had Just whcoled Into line on North Tenth street this toronoon whon n large fomalo tlgor leapod from her corner In tho un covered cago and sprang upon tho man In glittering spangles who was Boated whip In hnnd, In tho Iron-barred cage. Sho struck htm with both forofeet on tho breast Ho reeled and foil to tho floor, his whip falling In a corner. Instantly tho tiger, a heavy ten-year-old animal, sprang upon the man and planted her protruding claws on top ot his head. Thon sho screamed terribly, and apparently pre parod for a tlms of pleasing torturo boforo Bho should kill him. Lawronce W. Scott ot St Paul was tho keeper. He instantly bogan a fight for his life. With all his powor ho tried to ralso his head, but tho angry animal used hor right paw furiously, and poundod Scott almost to Insensibility nnd kept him down. Then two streams of blood poured down his face. This seemed to set tho beast in a frenzy. She howled nnd pawed, and her chained malo companion In tho opposite corner sprang forward as It desirous also of a taste ot human blood. II. C Grim, a local produce doaler, jumped from his wagon nnd ran to thestdoot thecage. In tho din nnd lit aro ot brass bandB tho driver of the cage had heard no noise. "Throw mo down that flag polo!" shouted Grim to tho driver. " There's a tiger In thnt cago killing him." Grim had to scream several times beforo tho driver heard. Meanwhile tho tlgor had begun to lick up Scott's blood, holding hor victim be tween her claws. The driver tnrew down tho ?ole, nnd with it G.lm and soveral othors bent ho savago beast off the prostrate man. Sever al poworiul blows wero landed on hor head, and sho went howling back Into a corner, whero hor mute growled and tugged at his chain to boiree. Keeper Scott quickly saw his opportunity. no was weak, but he had sufficient prosonce ot mind to keep his gazo fixed on tha tigers, ns it to defy thorn. Step by step back ward ho went until he gained tne iron door ot tho cage. Thon llko it flash iio was out and the door was closed and barred again. Circus attache's led him to the nearest dwelling, whero local doc tors attended him until an nmbulnnco nrrlved and took him to St Joseph s Hospital. Tho surgeons there found that Scott had received threo ugly scalp wounds clear to tho bone. Each was three inches long. Ho was also cut nbeut tho chest chin, and arms by tho claws. It tool: twenty-fivo stitches to bow up the head wounds. Scott says he punished the tiger yes terday at Fottstown for attacking a leopard in the same cage. HethlnkB she meant to attack him. Hhe had been very cross and surly all tho morning. Scott will havo to remain In the hospital fur sover.il dnirs. He Is weak from loss ot blood and from shock. CONCETTA FROX CAPRI Cornea Here fo ne an American Artist. American Style, for Breach of Promise. Concettn Gallon!, an Italian girl of 22 years. Is suing Frank A. Gaynor. an American artist in tho Suporlor Court for $50,000 damages for broach of promise ot marrUge. Her com plaint was filed yesterday by John Palmier!, hor counsel. Concetta says she met Gaynor In 1888 while he wns travelling and studying in Italy, in Capri, whero sho was born. Their early re gard for each other, she says, soon riponed lntolovo, and she taught him her molodtoua language. A year or so after their acquaint ance began sho hnd a child. Ha returned to this country, sho says, soon after the birth of tho baby, but ho kopt sending her many let ters ot affeotlon. Thoso, her lawyor says, will bo used In ovldonco at tha trial. In one of theso. which sho alleges he wrote. In Italian evidently, ho says: "I wish tho day will como whon you and I shall bo united." "Most of them, sho says, wero signed "my dear sweetheart." Tho letters from him be gan to drop off through the spring of 1800. and in August of that year mother and child camo to this country. She avers that he wanted hor to resume their old relations here, but that sho refused unless ho would fulfil tho promise which sho says ho had often made to marry hor. Ho bocamo mora estranged as she im portuned him to keop his promise, nnd last March when, she says, she called on htm with her child at tho Nevada flats, she was rofused ndmittanee. Ho said ho could not marry her. nllhough ho desired to do so; his mother ob jected to his marriage with an Italian girl. She says he is wealthy and 32 years old. Mr.Mnynor was not at home last night and Ms mother said sho did not know whero ho could be found. Sho oxnressed no suprlseat all that a suit of tho kind nnd boon bogun. though fho said positively that tho reporter's visit was tho llrst she hnd heard of it She said sho had never heard of the young woman and nover knew that her son had been engaged to bo married, therefore she could not have Inter posed any objection to nny marriage. As to the young woman and tho baby coming to iho Nevada flats and being turned away, she said that that was certainly not truo or she would havo heard of It. Hhe also said that her son did most of his studying in Franco and not in Italy, nud that ho did not learn from any young woinau the Italian language. DESERTED OS AN ZLOPEXEST. A Jersey City Olrl Who Had to Walk from Erie In Buffalo. BtraTALO. May G. Mngelo Siobor of Jersey City, who eloped with her lover, Cbnrlos Lan ilsuer, and wa3 deserted, told her story In Police Station No. 1 to-day. Sho said Landauer wsn well-known young man about town In Jersey City, and foil In love with her. Her parents opposed the match, and tho young couple eloped last Friday, and arrangod to bo married in Erie on the following day. In Erie Landauer deserted her In tho Lako Shoro depot. Ho said ho was going for a minister, but didn't return. Tho girl was penniless, and walked to Buffalo, arming horn early this morning footsore and hungry. She was sont to thn ponrhouso until her friends can bo communicated with. Tho Poormaster furnished the girl with transportation, and lata this afternoon she sturted for hor homo in Jersey City. Threatened the Other Detectives with R. vol vera, Tno detectives guarding the Simmons Stovo Foundry In Long Island City quarrelled among themselvos last night, and Robert Byrnes ot Union avenue und High street Brooklyn, who says he is a cousin of Superintendent Byrnes of this city, drow two revolvers, aud a black jack and drovo tho other detaotlvos out of the building, so they say. He was arrested, later by tho Long Island City polloe onaoharge preferred agolntt him by Robert Christie. New Cases or Typhus, Three more cases of typhus fever were dls covcrod yesterday. Samuel Mark owl tr, 24 years old, of 04 Division street, and Hannah Gosletzer, 23 years old, of 240 Cherry street woro found by health officers. Lewis Cohen, 2M years old, of 1117 Monroe street walked Into llellovue Hospital yesterday morning complaining of malaria. All three were sent to North Brother Island yesterday afternoon. Fell Into the Boot and Waa Saffoentcd, Morris Rastmuson, night foreman at the suburban electrlo light works In Elizabeth, was missed at 3 o'clock yostorday morning by Engineer James Ross. A Httlo later ho was found dead on his kneos in a narrow passage behind tho boiler. His faco was burled in a pllo of soot, and there was a bruise on his fore head. It is supposed that he stumblod and wat. stunnod by striking hit head against the iron valve In tho passageway, and was then suffocated In the soot Mr, Antonio I'mnga Terr Low, It was reported last night at Mr. Antonio Vznnga's apartments In tho Lenox, Thirty sixth street and Fifth nvonuo, that Mr.Yznaga. who has been con fined to his house for several week by Mckne. would probably not sur vive the night. Ills brother and his family woro at his bedside. Jlupfel BrtwlB Ce.'a Manhattan Beer. Erer til from null and Uon only. 228 E. SStb il.-f. FIRST A STRIKE! TI1EN A FIRE. Police Reserves Called Twice to Kehwarae ehlld'A HliUhtrer Big Abattoir. The reserves ot tho East Fifty-first street do lco station wore called out last night at tho roquest of Schwnrzschlld Si Sulzberger, whole sale butchers at Forty-fifth stroot nnd East River. Tho firm thought that tholr work men might bo assaulted by about twonty-llvo mon. mostly Hebrows, who had quit work in tho fat doonrtment. Tho strlkors mado no demonstration against the othor workmon, nnd tho pollco thought thoy had been called out without sufllclent reason. The strikers quit work, thoy say, because tholr employors rofused to answor their ro quest for regular hours and ono day off In u week. Thoy say thoy rocolved $11 a week for working from twelve to fifteen hours a day. Sundays Included. Tholr foromnn, Mr. Brown, quit because ho Bays Superintendent Mad den called him namos. At 2:30 this morning tho Ftro Department was callod to tho samo block by throe alarms. Tho entlro block botweon Forty-fifth nnd Forty-sixth stroet Is covered by tho pulldlngs ot the firm, some of which nro of wood. Tho fire nt3 A. M. was making ntromendous blaze. Tho block covcrod by tho slaughterhouse building is 200x400 feet A large framo stnbla wns on tho Torty-stxth stroot sido nnd n largo brick stnblo on thu Forty-fifth stroot side. There was anothor framo building nearly 200 feet long on tho river front. Four special calls for engines wero rung at 3:15 A.M. This mndo tlfteon engines In ull. A ilumo of llro-llt Bmoko nnd steam roo straight up many hundred feet In tho windless nlr from tho burning mass, nud wnsvlslblo far and wide. At 3:20 Water Tower No. 2 was cnlled for. It wns snld thnt thoro wero 200 horses nnd 1,000 hend of cattle on tho premises, nnd that many of them had perishod. RIPPED OFF CAB AND CAR HOOF, And Otherwise Damaged the Train and Frlehtened the Pnanrnger. A train on tho Brooklyn, Bnth nnd West End road was crossing tho Brooklyn city line yos torday afternoon at tho terminal road cut when a henvy stool cablo which supported a derrick gave way. The cablo fell In front of tho locomotive, dragged off the smokestack, whlstlo. nnd cab roof, just missing tho en gineer's head, skipped tha roof of tho llrst coach, ehnvod off that of tho s?cond llko a cheese knife, nnd then swung around ovor tho wall and knocked a workman into tho cut twonty-llvo foot below, breaking both his legs. The passengers, ns wall ns tho train crow, were pnnto stricken, thinking the train hud left the track and was running over tho wntl Into tho cut Soveral womon fainted, and two jumped from tho ttnln and received severe bruises. Sovoral man climbed out through the car windows. DIED AFTER 3IR.S. COOXBS CUOKEDUER. JLonlsa Senton Aesaulted In the Houne Where Hulllnser Committed Murder. Louisa Seaton, the young colored girl who was murderously assaulted on Sunday, at 310 Third street Jersey City, by Sophie Coombs, a big. burly colored woman, died last night. Tho Coombs woman was arrested about tno hours bofore.by Detoctlves Dalton and Doylo. in Ex change place. The assault was committed In the houso in which Edward W. Halllngor murdered his mistress. Mary Poterson. for which crime he was sentenced yesterday for tho third timo to be hanged. Sirs. Coombs and Mrs. Coopor. who is also colored, lived in tho house. LouIhu Beaton lived with Mrs. Cooper. Mrs. Coombs and Mrs. Cooper had a fight on Sunday morn ing, la which tho latter was worstod. Later in tho day Mrs. Coombs, who hnd heen drinking freely, attacked tho Senton girl as sho wns going down the stnirs, seizing her by tho throat nnd choking hor. Then sho gave tho girl's neck a vicious twist nnd throw Tiorviolontly to tho floor. Tho girl became unconscious and remained so for two days. Nothing was said about thn matter until Dr. Craig was called in on Wodnesday und found the girl milTering fr.Tn a fracture of tho spine. Thon Mrs. trooper procurod n war rant uomJucttce Wood for tho arrest of Mrs, Coombs. 1.B0O 31 EN MAY QO OUT. A Oeneral Strike of Pavers to he Ordered on Monday. tt a mass meeting held at 52 Union square last ovonlng It was decided that c general strlko of nil the pavers, rammers, chippers. and others cmployod in tho paving of Now York stroets should bo ordered on Monday. This will bring out from 1,000 to 1,500, nnd will extend to nil who nre eonnocted with tho paving industry. The strike is orderod in Hupport ot tho strike of thol'nvors' National Union throughout the Now England States. Tho mooting nt 52 Union square was presid ed over by William McNnir. It wns decided beforo the meeting was ovor to boycott all the stone coming from bosses who havo refused to .agreototho terms of tho union. Thoro is a specially bitter fouling against John Pierce, who has an office in Temnio Court and against Booth Brothers ,1c Co. of Hurrlcnno Island. It Is alleged that thoso firms wore the moans once before ot breaking up an agreement with tha employors' association. BLED TO DEATH ON HIE SPOT. A Tonne Butcher SI Usee Ilia Blow and Cuts Into Ilia Own Thigh. Antonio Bonnano, n young butcher ot 342 EastElovonth stroot, wns nt work yosterday skinning a calf which had just been killed. Thocalf hung in front ot him on the 'hooks, nnd tho butcher removed tho skin by tearing It awny with his left hnnd nnd striking quick blows, under, tho hido with tho knlfo iu his right hnnd. It Is said thnt Bonnnno ws not nn expert In this work. Ho lu.d ulready cut his wrist. . Anunusunllyhnrd blow of thn knlfo mlssod Its aim and the sharp blade followed the aro of it circle which brought It directly ngalnst tho man's thigh. Blood spurted from the sev ered femoral artery and Bonnano tell to tho ground. Soveral men In the shop rushed to his assistance and ono sent In a call for un ambulance. Beforo It arrived Bonnano had bled to death ALDEUXKN OOINO FAB WEST, And They Want Their Badges la a Hurry to Impreen tha Wild and the Woolly. There aro several members ot tho Board of Alaermon who are particularly anxious to have their badges roady beforo tho trains leave for tho Chicago Convention. Thoso members expect to tnko a little ploasure trip after tho Convention. Thpywlllvlslt the mining regions of Colorado and tako a look at Denver, and ferhaps get as far aa California. They want he bodgos to make an impression with. Tho committee appointed to select a design have not yot begun their labors. The commit tee consists of Alderman Harris, who is a bottler: Alderman Schott, who lain the ship ping business, and Alderman Cowle, who is a plumber. It Is said thnt tho badges will be of gold, and will be as big as tho ono worn by Coroner Lovy, without however, tho jowels which tho Coroner's constituents have set In his. Fifty Persona Hurt at Political Meeting. C-KDUBNE. Tox., May 6. Whllo Gov. Hogg and Mr. Clarke woro making speeches last night a grnnd stand on which nearly 1,000 persons wore seated collapsed, and fifty per sons wero seriously Injured. Mrs. aughn ot Itasca nnd Miss (illsson of Cloburno wlllprob ably die Suvvral persons will bo crippled tor life. One of Dr. Cronln'e Murderers Bead. Cbicaoo, May 5. Patrick O'Bulllvan, one of the Cronln assassins, died at7:4(lo'olockthls evening at Jollot prison. He made no conies AGAIN TALKING OF BLAINE. UNMISTAKABLE RETITAL OF EXTBU' M BIASM I OR TUB MAINE MAN. ne le tha Only Maa Marrlsoa Really rears ' -Tha lattmatlon That tha Praertdent ' ! , Hnsa't Yet Decided to Allow tha TTee of b 111 Nn me la Nat tterlausly Caasldf ran. ' Washington. May 8,-rresldent Hsrrlson and his friends are much disturbed by th un- mlstnknblo revival of Blaine onlhuslasm far . ; the past fow days. Republicans generally aro v Sf ncnln talking of tht msn from Maine as tho ' Ml probnblecnndldnte. and Insisting that ho must 1 consent to accept tho nomination. Blaine Is ft tho only man whom Harrison really fears. His fe fear was Increased to-day by tho fact that ' jR "Joo" Mnnlcy came to town on an early trnln ' i'; nnd hns been in conference with Mfilno all day. jfJ Mnnlcy is Postmaster at Augusta, und when ,. jfw he comcB to Washington ho nlwnys says he l s , Kyj hero on " routine matters at the deportment" "fBI To-day his official bulness wns not so Impor- Ml tnnt that he did not l.nvo tlmo for a long nnd "Mm confidential cli.it with tho Secretary of State, 'jffll which, following clnu upon the heels of tho tf election of llopubllcan do'enntox In Maine, la If regarded as highly significant. The Dl.tlnn ' iilj talk bfcomo more dangerous, too. fiom thn jf fact that tho Soeietnry li nowenjojlng good rtj health, and It dully seen on the streets a-d '" if n about tho departments looking wonderfully ll like the Blnlnour old . fctf Whenever tho President beromo more thin ; $. usually frightened nt the op ration-of his po- r M llttcal opponents within the p.ti'iy ho hivln tu ' In hodgs a llttlu. and to Intimate thai hulnol so 'M eeit.iln that ho euros lo be a candidate nt ull. r This semi-occnsloml putting nlile of tno '' ra crown was iignln gone thii.'.uh wltlilo-d'iy. "i Ckf nnd the Mntemenl wns mmto In an eveulns p'i- t; fjfJ pcrtiut the President hns not yet do',eriiiln"il ' ?E tonllow thouoof his name. Huch n time nt- t J f tlonury signal ban little effect. h,iweer. in yit view of thn telegram prepared mi Tue-'d.ty J'J lastbytho White Huii.u l.leraiy i ureiu and Mi telegnilihed bmudcnbt, In the ehe.M tint , w(S enough delegate were a. ready pie Iged to 'Jiiii heniiia the President's noinlti.itlon in. the lli.t IKy ballot. Tluit production of the merontigutnn -SS Mntibticlun van quickly bhowu to o uuth in- '"' 1 i ifi? correct nud ubsunl. ' Jjifl The publication by the Washlncton '.uf this , Gil morning of extracts from the inaugural un-s- jjjj age of Prusldunt William Henr Harrison In " '!Sj lrHl. donuuncing the ambition for n socoud f.iJ term ne dograding nnd conuptlng to tho mind ' fl:jj of the Incumbent ot the Presidential oflb'0. 4 fil calls attention to tho fact thnt President ll'n- - ml jniniu Harrison In his innugursl messneo . It.? endorsed what his grandfather had sntd bo- ', 'A foru liini. home of tho cautious frt-nds of tho . fSil Prosldont are now pointing to this political ", KM history as an Indication that the President , i'M will soon declare that ho is not a candidate ,- hfa for rennmiuatlon. ho well-posted man in fjf Washington, however, whether Bopubllean or ' jLjf Domocrat. expects to seo any letter of ro- , fj-j nunclntion emanating from the White House " ji nt present. It is apt to come only If Blaine m withdraws his letter of Inst winter, addressed i ;M to J. S. t'lnrkson. and the latter contingency Is i H' what hauuts tho Pruslduut's waking and r i bleeping Ur cuius nt present. i RAPID TR.iXSll. i ' :;fl Teetlntony aa to tha Possibility or a Tnaael ' Pi! In Broadway. l Messrs. Daniel McClure, Robort McClay. and W Bonjamln Perkins, the Commissioners ap- ' fij pointed by, tho Supromo Court to consider 1 whether the route Intelyreported by the Rapid M, Transit CommiKsloners ought to bo con- 3i btructod and operntcd, continued their public meeting last evening at 22 William stroot Mr. li McCluro occupied tho chair. John M. Dowers sB reprosonted tho Commission, and Orlando 1). 'S Potter and Lawson N. Fuller nppearod for tha jjH property ownora along the proposed rout o op- 3&LD posed to tho tunnel. At tho opening or tho ! froceedings a protest from ex-.ludgo Houry lYi lllton was received and placed on file. imX P. P. Dickinson, engineer and contractor, ,wl testified that since 1840 he hnd been engaged m In tho construction of railroads, water works, jgjjl tunnels, bridges, nnd mining operations. He Will said that in Ids opinion tho plan of tunnelling llli'li Broadway, ns adopted by the- Rapid Transit jjtl Commission, was practicable, and with proper Bif enre tho property on elthor sldo would not bo IJMJ Injured. SjE Electrician Prank A. Sprague told of the 1 progress of eloctrlcity ns u motive power. It ' SagE had passed through the experimental stage, & nnd was now destined to supercede steam, he H said. , fftm Almy Confesses That lie la Ahbott, Wm Boston. May 5. Murderer Almy has con- WM fessed that ho IsQcoige Abbott tho outlaw. '"am who had committed crimes enough bofore he ii .P murdered Christie Warden to insure his im- m M rrlsonmont for lifo. Almy wns returned to tlTi Concord this morning to bo contlnod until his isJSll execution. ift,B The Weather. v J'lfj A ! Attorraof Increasing enrey wat central yesterdey v M ever Kaniae end MUtourMaV Inr a courne lownrd.lAke m Michigan. Tlie rainfall In IllluoU. SlUaeurl, Iowa, and u'lU Eoutli Dakota was cry heevj. artrag injr nearly two ,T j hiclict. JT M In adancc of tho norm cMr tbo temperature was 9 l riling r.ipldly, anil to tho "tit ami ninn It wai grow JV M lug ro'dcr. S' fl Tbe rain areajli expected tnrcaCi the mlJ4!e Atlantis !li fitato this afterooou, with warmer weatuer; on Bator ' ,j, day In thli nelfhborhood it li lively to be sultry. , dj I bowery 'and warmer, vrlto clearluz, cooler weather on J, 1 1 Sunday, A.,' The day wat fair In all the Atlantic Mato, and very ftrt pleaiant In ttili city. The hlgbeet tcuipcratare here j wai ABMowett Ul"; average bumlditr (W per rent.: , 1 wind generally louth. aemju tcloclty 10 mllce aa j fl tour. x Ifi The thermometer at Tcrry't pharmacy In Tin Sot 9 tmlldlng roconled Ibe teinpcraturo je-tiirdiy as 1 Tl followt: 1 'Ji S0t. JtOS. ;..). ISM "ffl nA.. a- r.; aaop.ji ts- t i. .Jj OA.M 30 6'." ilP.M 47J Lp jl UA.M die r.7 UP. M .4."i" M ' 1 12 M B2' 1:)1M 4l Bt ;S Areratf MK "HE Average on May r.l Hill. . . Wf ( ill WAIHIKGTO rORKCUT to rKllMY. , 11.1 ror Maetacbuietla. IlhoJ Islam!. Cunnrctlciit. and Bj corf n .Vx York. .jiAMtvtly ftitr. '.-viM ty ttgkt ibuttti in H aorfAim JVrw yw-Jk, ni-lK-'ry utnil: : VR For Kew Jener, feucrally (air, tligbtly warmers Ml variable winds. 'II For weitern New York. 'jowcri 'lightly warmer! ; fjl variable winds. U rorXlinneiota,tboweri, followed by fair oalnweet; (fl northerly wlndi, 91 Kor North Dakota, generally fair, preceded by llgbl jfl bowmnortheeil; warmer by Friday mghtj variable JBB For South Pakota, iboweri, followed by fair w.it,' ! northerly winds. Ii JOIIIXUS ABOUT TOWN. ',H Mlrbael McCarthy, a laborer, mi killed yaiUrday HH while at work Ina iowor at Hrat aimie uud forty- pn 111 tt ttreet by the banka caving In upon mm. H Prcildent Otorte r. Hiker or tbe Flnt .National Hank III and M nre. Oram n. Sclueyaud WlUUmll lunoflbe ti mmofUoere A Schley, arrived from Europe by team- 1 (hip Teutonic, lH More than 18.000 waa taken In ye-terday .ittheauo MW tlon tela e( koiea and teate for lb. t-ntm to be given '' at the Metroeoliten Opera Homo in aid ot the widow of m Cepi. W. M. Cona.r. ,.' P Thief Whllehead't men la the Cnitom llooie aelied 'T3! TOO clgara yeitarday on tbe Havana iteamablp H Saratoga. S7fl tiondln elgarettet en the 1'anama, and H 1,460 elf us on the Yunurl. H Tbe property knawn aa Barry's Hotel, rrn Macorab'a H Patn toaif; It fe ke leased by in. rlty at a biailquarturt B for tbe endnttrltf feree that will he employed on IM H new Maooab'i Sam Brtege. H Two men whe gave taairpamet at Jehu tralrh and iH JautaCarkery were keliai JeSerton Market jetterday , ySH for examination e barged with keeping a policy shop at ( If t Wait Tklrty-eteead ttreel. liai Cemmbuleser Brennan ef the Street Cleaning Be- $! partmtnt win atk IkeTtard er Ultimate te-tay fee aa ll rneraaaeeftSlMtS.fftethai hecan ron hit deaart- , ?! mot under Ike new law. It It uoilly for a aew aUat. 3'ai Jamee Taylor et Ml Watet ttreeL Jatnet MeOonaaek cf S Waterttreet, Ueale ranlot JaMte.Wreaa.aa4 '& Blieeeetk -ever of S Jaatee trrttl. wheat finite wen "t raltad laei wfce at lwdec1y keoiet, ware lis -Urgii K'i yeeterdaylnSpecuTieeeleaa. " 4i Tbe woman frnnd drevned In the Herts Elver at fi Canal tueei onTtatatr wee IdeatlBed reetettay as rtfmm MetlMajkeeaey. a laaadreea. wie left Iter tone at M Weel BMttea , ttreet ea Jan. la asm after . ; quarrelllac wltk her filter. Her mind vad iet well ,"i balasetd. :H Tht Testenlc, which arrlvtd aa Wednesday, had t iH among her nitrate patitngert James Aetily, Btaale ri llaenifsa. and DanJel Turner, wha say iter free ea- i tagtd In Ireland by a nesbew ef Oef trseeVr Jehn . Ai Timmlna, who wi t a cabin PMaanser en ik eSWle, rH to work on tha Third artsht cable r(4lalkitetly, ,M They were detained. 'H Klsht young women were graduated last tfl at Ike Ml. Sinai Training school for Nureaj. The dlelemaa sH and badf ea were pretented bv Mrs David J. Belifmaa, fretldtnt of the Board ef Managers. Toe else ooa- tUttd ot Mlatee May Brennan Kate Dewlmr, Helen K Itobm-ldaU Sweet. Utile M Calhesn. 141 0.11a. uragtn. Lulu u. Byan. ant Anna M. Theopaoo. jmm -- - --'