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ToinXIV.-FoTlE NEW YORK, FRIDAY, AUGUST 13, 1897.-C0PYMGIIT, 1897, BY THE SUN PRINTING AND PUDLISIHNQ ASSOCIATION. PIUCK TWO CENTSL fffl
I SNAGS FOR TI1E LOW BOOM.
I QViaa axd axti-wouth repurli-
I CAXS CALL A HALT.
I N CeatttUa Possible, Qalnr Bare, ir ths Cits
I Hrailnnte I,ow Id Advance In Brooklyn
IThfiy Dsn'l see Mow They Conld Accept
Candidal Already Xoralnated bj Hostllra.
I Local Republican lender furnished somo un
it I pleasant surprises ycsterduy (or tbo statesmen
I who hare tho Low boom in charge President
II Qulgg of the Now York County Committee
II etatod In tho most positive language thnt a
I coalition ot the Citltens' Union with the Hepub
II Ilcans will bo an Impossibility If tbo Union
nominates Seth Low In advanco o( tbo Ropubll-
can City Contention.
I The Cits' managers were perhaps prepared
I for this statement of President Qultrtr In vlow of
hlspreTlous warning utterances on this sub
ject. They did not, however, expect tho blow
which camo from Rrookl) n when City Works
Commissioner Theodore II. Willis Issuod tho fol
lowing statement for publication:
" The apparent purpose of the Citizens' Union
to nominate Seth Low nt n dnto earlier thun the
meeting of tho Republican City Convention on
Sept. 28, and to nominate without regard to the
action of our convention, places tho Republicans
ot Urooklyn la a very embarrassing position.
We are not for Sir. Iaw as tho candldato of a
hostile polllUal organization, declaring In tbo
samo breath with vhleh they nominate htm that
tho Republican party has no function to per
form with regard to municipal uffalrs. Wo have
been for Mr. Low as a Republican and as tho
candldato of tho Republican party, but we shall
bo much embarrassed to voto for him In a city
convention If prior to its meeting ho Is already
beforo tbo pcoplo na the candidate of a hostllo
body, which has nominated him, without even
offering to confer with us, and on the principle.
Indeed, that municipal affairs are nono of our
concern. As I understand it. this is tho position
that Brooklyn Republicans have generally taken
In relation to Sir. Low's candidacy."
This statement was prepared after a thorough
discussion ot the situation, participated In by
Mr. Willis, Walter B. Atterbury, Congressmen
Francis 11. Wilson and Denis M. Hurley, and
Tax Collector It. Ross Apploton. Mr. Willis
was nomlnatod as spokesman for the conferees,
and he confined himself to the statement print
ed abovo In announcing tho result of the con-
Iference.
This statement of the anti-Worth Republicans
of Brooklyn camo with stunning force to tho
Citizens' Union statesmen who have depended
all along on the united support of tho Repub
licans of Kings county for their candidate.
Thsy saw In this declaration tho possibility that
their crest and good trlcnd. County Clork
Jacob Worth, might not bo ublo to deliver the
delegation to tho City Convention from Brook
lyn for Low, and, worse, that Worth will
be powerless to help them materially by
bolting; for he would thus loso control of tho
county organisation to tho Willls-WUeon-At-terbury
combination, nd tho rank and lllo
would stay with the organization and tho new
leaders.
There Is no doubt that the anti-Worth combi
nation expect to control tho County Convention,
and are taking advantage of the County Clerk's
adherence to tbo Citizens' Untou movement to
help accomplish this purpose.
President Qulgg, In his talk beforo referred to,
Isold, among other things, that bo Is desirous of
a coalition against the Tammany candidate for
Mayor.
I "I am suro, though," said he, " that tho possl-
I blllty of such a coalition would be defeated
I should Mr. Low bo nominated hy the Citizens'
Union prior to tho Republican City Convention.
This whole matter depends on whether the Citl
tens' Union and the Republican party are of
one Intention. If they are, n cotlltion Is easy ot
accomplishment, if not, the comMnatlon might
as well net be attempted. Uitr organization In
i tends the defeat of tnmmau) Hall by the elec
tion of a Republican Mayor. Ir tbo Citizens'
Union is ot the same mind there ought to be no
difficult? of concerted action, for 1 do not be
lieve either sldo woald let personalities stand
In the way ot that achievement. If, on the
other hand, the one aim of the Union Is tons'
certain how many votes can bo secured for the
I principle that municipal administration 1b not
, involved In national politics or affected by It,
and they purpose to tntiko the success of the
ticket subordinate to that idea, I ran soo no uso
of even talking nboitt tbo possibility of union.
I think that the sure way to win is for the. Re
publicans and Citizens to Join forces, to reach
a common understanding as to tho policies to be
advocated and as to the candidate to be named.
That way being the suro way, it be comes tho duty
of everybody who has any relation to the subject
to work In good faith, considerately, and with
full regard to other people's embKrrassmcnts,
to bring about such a union. I think that anybody
who talks offensively of anybody else, who im
pugns unybo ly else's motives, who undertakes
to do any rough riding at all. Is nn enemy to
union and an enemy to good government. I
think that whun tho argument Is used that. If
the Citizens make a nomination without confer
ence with us. and in ndvanco of tho meeting of
our convention, we shall have to Indorse their
action when It Is said that the 'machine poli
ticians' 'won't daro' to do anything else It
makes ror war and not for peace."
Concerning tho claim of Secretary Clark that
the Citizens' Union has received more than
70,000 signatures to tho petition favoring Mr.
Low's candidacy a Republican leader said yes
terday: " Experience ought to teach these enthusiastic
gentlemen that no dependenco Is to bo plnccd
on petitions. I venturo to assort that more than
60 por cent, of the candidates who huvo been
nominated by petition under our new Ballot
law did not get us many votes as there were
names signed to their petitions. I know this to
have been the caso In u halt dozen Instances.
Yet tbo petitioners in such cases under the
sanctity of nn oath declare theirdesiro to have
the candldato nominated. Thev doubtless do
want him nominatol, usually, however, to se
cure the defeat of some othCr candidate. I bavo
Eo doubt that thero aro many signers of the
ow petition who aro actuated by a desire to
secure the dofeat of the Republican candidate.
Wo have only to go back to 1H05, when tho vari
ous anti-Tammany organizations claimed a vot
ing membership aggregating more than the
reclstorrd vote. That did not leave a voto for
tho Tammany ticket, yet that ticket was suc
cessful itt Ibe polls. It will Im) rememb-red that
that year the Oood Government clubs hail a
bona lido membership of 10,000 and claimed a
voting strength greatly In excess of thai. The
Ooo cloos ran a ticket and 1,600 voles were cast
for It. 1 am afraid that Mr. Low as nn Indepen
dent candldato would got an even emaller pro
portion of the 70,000 who aro alleged to have
petitioned for his nomination."
tuompsox btoxed johxsox,
-t Then Johnson Fired Threa Times at Thompson
.' n and Ilcith Are In Jail.
I I St. Louib, Aug. 12. Motorman William John-
L I ion of the Llndell street railroad last night
1 tried to send threo bullets through James
1 Thompson, tho colored driver of a sprinkling
rilN oart, who refused to get off tho car tracks.
II III When tho car had followed the carta half
IJ 1 II J block Johnson ran It into the cart and damaged
'llljl tbo sprinkling apparatus. Thompson then
I'll , startod to turn out of the track, and when be
'H I was ut such an anglo that he could see the
I I I motorman ho threw a stone he bad on tho seat
I III at Johnson.
I lli Johnson drew his revolverand shotatTbomp-
I l ! son threo times. Thompson Jumped from tbo
i 1 IJ', wagon ami ran Into n hallway. The excitement
I I 1111 among tbo passengers was Intense. There was
I I lj a general rush for tho rear door by the men.
ll' The women were too frightened to move from
II I their seats. When the excitement had some
I lil what subsided nn elegantly dressed wnuian was
I ,11 found unconscious on tbo (loorundcr a front
I ill seat. 8ho had fainted. Sho was carried Into a
I III proeery. whereshe was revived with mid water.
8 oth Johnson and Thompson were locked up.
II 11 j FLAXAS 003IIXQ HERE.
I VI ' '
I jlSli panlsh Aaarrhltt, Kipellrd rrora France, Will
B i Hall for This Country,
ft j , Word was received here yesterday that
'Jhf Plsnas. the leador of tho Spanish Anarchists, Is
I 1 i to sail for this country from Ilu re. Ho went to
II I France from Bouln. and has been ordered to
J 1 , L leave France.
W I , I Assistant Commissioner of Immigration Mo-
V if Bwienc-y wasusked jesterdiiy whethor l'lnuas
A ' would be alloivea to land here, Uu said It would
IT VI depeud on clrcum.tauces. If he camo without
VJ money he would be barred out as a pauper. If
mm ho had money and It was shown that he had
mr committed no crime and had no Intention of
m'- committing a crime tho liovcrnmcnt might luko
M I another vlovv of the matter. " Plana says bo Is
W& ' I Cuban patriot," ho continued, "und we have
11 no knowledge to the conlrurj. IIo will be tbor-
1 A ouiihly examlROd, of course, when ho arrives
I hers,
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HATTER BVTCLIFFK "JOLLIED."
BTomtnatrd ror Majsr at a H oek Ward Sideline;
of Drxiklyn Repnblleans.
About seventy or eighty Twenty-second ward
Republicans In Brooklyn gathered In Acme Hall
In Seventh avenue and Ninth street last night
For several days It hod been announced that
the meeting was to bo of considerable
political Interest, and It was hinted that
LleuU-Oov. Timothy L. Woodruff, who Is
a resident of tho ward, might b called to
account tor his rocent utterance In disparage
ment of the Low boom. The affair, honevor,
degenerated Into a roaring farce, with William
Sutcllffe. tho occcntrlo Court street hatter, as
the chief actor,
Mr. Butcllffe has for aomo time been one of
a coterto of Republican politicians In Brook
lyn, who havo Jolllod him along from year to
year with promises to nominate him for soma
high ofllee.
The Twenty-second ward statesmen caught
the all loo credulous Third ward hatter In their
trap, and landed htm on tbo stage In Acnio Hall
last night, and then dancod around him llko so
many Indians tor ovi r nn hour.
I Mr. Butcllffe, who seemed to take the matter
seriously, was tho sole occupant ot the platform,
being quickly Installed as temporary and per
manent Chairman. No person would accept the
place of Secrotary, each one proposed for It de
clining on one pretext or another. Finally,
amid groat cheering, Mr. Sutcllffo was
nominated for Mayor ot tho Great
er New York. He declined the honor,
remarking that there was a time when he
would gladl have accepted a nomination for
Mayor of Brooklyn, so that he could be of ser
vlco to tho pcoplo. but that ho could not assume
such a responsibility In tbo changed condition.
Tho howling audlonce, howover, refused to on
sidcr any other candidate, and tho gathering
broko up abruptly nfter an understandlug that
he would put hlmsnlf In tho hands of his frlonds.
Half n dozen Republican officials and ex
officials participate! In the farce, but the regu
lar organization of tho ward repudiates all re
sponsibility for tho demonstration.
niscorxnv of that lost jtixe.
Fire skeletons Found In the. Cabin Claim
Miaked and a Company Formed.
SitEttlDAX, Wy., Aug. 12. Sheridan Is ex
cited over the discovery of tho historical cabin
and mine that havo been found In no less than
four States at Intervals during tho past quarter
ot a century, Tho discovery was made
this tlma by a shocp herder of the name
of Jones. Wilson T. Price of Shorldan, who
was searching for It, overheard Jones tell of his
find whllo Jones was on his way to Oasper, and
having a chart Price located tho lost cabin.
Price Immediately hurried to Sheridan, organ
ized a party, and returned for further Inspec
tion. The cabin Is mado of wholo trees placed on
end. No axe cuts are visible, and the trees
wcro apparently carrlod a long distance.
Around tho cabin Is a stono wall two feet high.
It stands on the right side of a deep cation,
next to a ledge of rock, which rises
high abovo It. The door is on the side
facing tho canon. Behind the door was
found five skeletons, nn old Colt's six
shooter, with tlve exploded chambers and one
loadod, an old pick and axo handle rotted off.
and remnants of a grip, bearing on a brass
pHto thenamoof W. Reynolds. The timbers of
the cabin were riddled with bullets. Evidences
of former mining operations were found. Tail
ings from an old dump wcro panned and showed
plenty ot colors.
Claims were staked, a company was organlf ed,
and development work will be pushed. The
cabin Is In tho Rig Horn range of mountains,
southwest from Cloud's Peak.
IXJUKCTIOXS BO.VI OO IX KAX8AS.
Iter Attorney. Gsnrral Puranra the Mntaal
Lire, Federal Courts Kotnllhltandlnr.
The determination of the Superintendent of
Insurance and tho Attorney-General of Kansas
to defy tho authority of tho Federal JJpurU has
come to a focus. It"was told In yesterday's Suif
hov, the Superintendent ot Insurance of Kansas
bid refused to renew the permit of the Mutual
Lifo Insurance Company ot this city to do busi
ness in that Stato, because tho company had
refused to pay a supposedly fraudulent claim on
a Kansas man's policy. It was also told how
Judge Williams of tho United States Circuit
Court had Issuod an Injunction restraining the
Kansas Attorney-General and Superintendent
ot Insurance from Interfering with tho compa
ny's Dullness in that State.
Tbo Mutual Life has now received notice that
Attorney-General Iloylo has Instituted quo war
ranto proceedings in the Supreme Court of Kan
sas to compel the company to appear before tho
court In which tho proceedings wore instituted,
to show by what authority it is transacting busi
ness In tho Stato of KanBas. Any such action as
this on tbo part of tho Attorney-General Is for
bidden by thu Injunction.
Tho presumption now Is that Judge Williams
will can bo tho arrost and imprisonment of Attorney-General
Bolo for contempt of court,
Tho Knnsas statesman appears to anticipate
this, for it is reported hero that ho has directed
that, so soon as he shall have been arrested, an
application for a w rlt of baboas corpus shall bo
made to tho United States Supreme Court. This
programmo. It la said, meets with the approval
of Gov. Leody.
TRAPPED RIOTOUS XEQJtOBS.
BUtj-nre Arrested on One Train for Remslng
to Pay Fares.
IUltimoiie, lid.. Aug. 12. Complaints have
been made frequently by Western Maryland
railroad officials that negroes were in the habit
of boarding trains and when well out of the
city terrorizing the train bands and refusing
to pay fares. Frequently pistols were drawn and
disorder prevailed. The police were appealed to
by the company, and this morn ing.when a crowd
of colored excursionists started to attend the
emancipation celebration at Frederick, a trap
was sot for tbo negroes. It was agreed that
the train, which was to carry a large crowd
of colored people, should stop on a high trestle
just beforo reaching tbo city limits. When it
did so tho conductor went through the train to
collect fares, accompanlod by Police Lieutenant
Kullem. As on previous occasions, many re
fused to pay and tieenroe disorderly. Threats
wero mado of violence toward tho train crew,
pistols wcro drawn, und the rioters were having
things nil tbrlr own way, when suddenly forty
policemen passed through from tho rear and
called on tho rioters to surrendi r.
Some at once gave In, but others made abreak
for liberty. When tboy found themselves on
tho trestlo thelrcourngefallol them. Sixty-live
of tho gang wero mantled into a box oar, but
just as the train nulled out the leader made a
Jump. Lieut. Kullrm seized him, and In the
struggln that followed lioth fell from the mov
ing train against tho end of the trestle. It was
u close shave for both. The prisoners were then
rutbedhick to tho city at onco and arrulgued
and sent to jail In default ot bill.
ATTACKKD A RACIXO CYCLIST.
A Pall of Water Daabrd Into the Face or
Warren Jarobua,
MoNTCLallt, N. J.. Aug. 12. The Columbia
Bicycle Club of Orange held two road races this
morning on Perry lane, Verona. There were
two events, a two-mile and a five-mile open
race,
Warren Jacobus of Verona won the two-mllo
race, and then he went Into tbo five-mile event.
When ho was within a mile of the finish line he
had left the others fur behind.
Half amllo from the finish a man who was a
strangor to all who wero present stepped Into
tho road and threw a psll of water Into the face
of Jacobus. Jacobus was blinded by the water,
his w heel began to wobble, and finally be fell
with great force upon the road, where bo lay un
conscious. A gash was cut In his head, his body
wus flayed In several places, and bis left knee
was seriously Injured.
Jacobus's assailant sprang on a bicycle and
pedaled swiftly awn j, but omo twenty wheel
men sturted In pursuit. They chased him for
nearly eight miles In the direction of Paterson
before they gave up.
A phvsloltn who was called to attend Jacobus
said his worst Injury was to bis knee. The
physician gave it as bis opinion that Jacobus
will never be able to ride a wheel again.
Mrlilnle? to Itll Oklo'a state Fair.
CoLOMnUB, O., Aug, 12. President McKlnley
has accepted the Invitation of the Ohio Stato
Board ot Agriculture to visit the State fair the
llrst week in September. Ho will be accoin-
ranied by Secretary Wilson and a small party,
t is arranged for the President to speak iu the
-people at tho exjiusitiun grounds and to meet
the school children ot the btate, 00,000 or more
ot whom will bo present.
'i Tyty t.ritet jytfttiMi;jy J:i!-fiTJii'..
INDIANA HIGH AND DRY.
OVIl DATTLEBItlP OETB IXTO BUT
DOCK IX ElaUIREX MIXUTXB.
Sailers Scraped and Washed Her Sides and
Bottom Baring the Klcat Hears They Wwt
Pumping Oat the Water One T the Crew
Meets With an Accident, bat Will Recover.
TlAtlPAX. Aug. 12. At 7 o'clock this morning,
with the Stars and Stripes floating to the breeze,
with Capt, Taylor and a pilot on tho bridge, and
with all the officers and men on her deck, tho
United States battleship Indiana steamed slow
ly past the guns ot the citadel and crossed tho
outer sill ot the Halifax dry dock. This dry dock
was built primarily for tho accommodation of
British warships, and was constructed on the
strength ot liberal subsidies from tho British
and Canadian Governments and tho city ot Hal
ifax. The Indiana was placed In position almost In
record time. In eighteen minutes from the
time ths bow of the ship passed the entrance to
tho dock the great ship had passed safely lnstds I
and Into position, and a few minutes lator the
gate was dosed and forced Into Its final position.
About an hour lator, as soon as tho ship camo
to a standstill, detachments of sailors went to
work guylug the ship with blocks and stay
ropes, and for two hours the dook was a scene
ot great activity. Naval Constructor Bowles
directed tho work ot docking and fastening the
Indiana in position.
Thero was a pretty scene at 8 o'clock, when
tour buglers on the quarter deck called the ship's
company to attention as tho ensign was hoisted.
Every Jack tar and officer ot the Indiana stood
at salute, facing the flag, until "Old Glory" was
floating In thebreoze.
Tho weather and atmospherlo conditions this
morning wero very favorable for docking, and
the officers In charge had no difficulty in observ
ing the lines of tho ship. The docking was ac
complished without difficulty. The big ship rode
easily Into tho dock and was moorod In very
quick time. Considering that the Indiana Is tho
largest ship docked In this port, the manage
ment aro congratulating themselves on their
success.
The water was pumped out slowly, so as to
facilitate the labors of the sailors In scraping
and washing the bottom of the Indiana. This
Sroccss began at 0 o'clock and was finished at
. As the water went down, the work of shor
ing the battleship was carefully done, and by 0
o'clock everything wu ready for the apnllca
tlon of the paint, for which fine weather Is
essential. The painting will begin to-morrow.
This afternoon, whllo the workmen and sailors
wero hardest at work. Admiral Ersklne strolled
down to the dry dock In plain clothes, and was
an Interested spectator ot what was going
on. He camo unofficially, and consequent
ly was not received with a salute.
Ills presenco was soon obsorved by
Cant. Taylor, who Invltod tho olflcor In
command of the British fleet on hoard tho great
American battleship. Mayor Stephen also called
on Capt. Taylor In the dry dock. A number of
British navy officers wont on board and thou
sands of persons visited the scene all day.
One accident marred the otherwise unquali
fied success of the docking. Autolno Johnson,
an Indiana sailor, was at work on a scaffolding
on the side of the battleship. His feet caught In
a rope and he was thrown down flftcon feet Into
the dock. Had be dropped Into the water little
harm would have been done, for several sailors
thus fell overtoard, but Johnson struck on a
float In the receding water and broke a leg, frac
tured three ribs, and Injured his head. He will
recover. The Indiana's surgeon was on hand
and Johnson was placed In tho ship's hospital.
Another Incident to-day was tho expulsion of
a local saloon keeper from tho bottloiblp and the
dry dock. This was done by a guard of marines
at the point of bayonets. Tho man had clandes
tinely taken a auantityof whiskey on board, and
was caught attempting to peddle it out to the
sailors.
The Stw reporter asked Capt. Taylor If be had
found the condition of the ship's bottom as bad
as was anticipated. He replied that tbo battle
ship could not be said to bo suffering for want
of docking, but that she would be much the bet
ter of It. lie expressed himself pleased wltn tho
capacity and equipment of the dock.
To-night Capt. Taylor is dining with Gen.
Montgomery Moore.
a OLD IX COISACKIET
Workmen Cneevar Roek Tilth a Vela of Tel
low Metal In It.
PoumtKEErsiE, Aug. 12. Thero Is a great
stir in Coxsackle over tho discovery of gold
right under tho noses of the villagers, who hare
lived for years in blissful ignorance of Its exist
ence. Like all great gold discoveries It was
brought about by an accident. In excavating
for tho new Welsh ice bouse, just below the
village, workmen uncovered rock with a vein of
yellow metal In It. Mr. Welsh took specimens
up to the village, and the Inhabitants pro
nounced the metal gold, immediately the vil
lage was In an uproar. An old "forty-niner"
was hunted up, who, after careful examination,
said: "If that Isn't gold, 1 have nevor seen
any."
Specimens of the rock were taken to the ed
itor ot Hough Xotct at KInderhook. and he ad
vised the boomers to get a derrick and raise
30,000 to develop tbo mine. In his opinion tbo
Klondike craze wouldn't bo In It with the scenes
around Coxsackle when gold was scooped out
by the shovelful.
CAXADIAX RETALIATIOX.
Americans Will Probably Be Ordered Oat mt
the Dominion Pineries.
Toronto, Aug. 12. Tho Dominion and Pro
vincial Governments of Canada are not inclined
to pass retaliatory legislation against the United
States, but they must have some regard for
public sentiment. It is believed that the On
tario Government has about decided that timber
license holders shall not In future employ In or
about tho cuttings of pine timber on the lands
of the Crown non-rosldent labor, or, In other
words, that laborers whose homes are outside of
Canada shall not bo employed by American or
Canadian lumbermen to work in the lumber
camps or In anil ubout the cuttings hauling or
handling timber on the lands of the Crown.
As many Americans and some Canadian lum
bermen havo hereloforo employed large num
bers of men from the other side, this now regu
lation. If brought Into force, will effect a con
siderable change from past conditions.
It Is understood that the question of placing
an export duty on logs will bo held over by the
Dominion Cabinet until the Premier returns.
DI80RIMIXATIXO DUTIES.
The Canadian Parian tVeuld lie Glad to See
Retaliatory Slrasures Taken.
MoNTitEAL, Aug. 12. Anxiety with regard to
tho decision of Judge McKenna on the proposed
discriminating duties on tbo shipment ot goods
through Canadian ports to the United States
knoikcd two points off Canadian Pad do stock
to-day. Tho harm which will naturally befall
tbo Canadian Pacific in the event of this regula
tion being enforced is fully appreciated on the
Street, though It Is hard to believe that It will
really be put Into effect. The Canadian Pad II o
men say that even If the law Is never enforced
the harm Is already done, as It will still continue
to be u menaco,
Mr. Q. M. Bosworth, freight traffic manager
of the Canadian Railway, said to-day that the
road would be quite satisfied to confine Its oper
ations to lis Canadian business, provMod the
Dominion took retaliatory measures In kind
with the United States and reserved the Cana
dian nuslncss exclusively for the Canadian
roads.
Mr, George B. Reeve, general traffic manager
of the Grand Trunk Railroad system, thought
that retaliatory legislation on the part of Can
ada would scarcely help tho mitler. The Grand
Trunk would get Its share of what benefits
might accrue from tbo restriction of the carry
ing trade nn Canadian soli to Canadian roads.
Considerable quantities of goods for Ontario
points are received at the ports ot Boston end
New York, and now entor Canada In United
State cars.
$30,000 a ONE.
Alleged Shortase In the Accounts t On ut
Alts-eld's Men,
Kankakee, 111.. Aug, 12. The trustees ot the
Illinois Eastern Hospital say they have dis
covered a deficiency ot $30,000 chargeable to
Dr. Clark Gapen'a administration, Thev are
preparing a statement for the public. Dr. Gspen
was appointed by Gov. Altgeld. He ousted Ur.
Dewey, who had for many years been super
intendent of tho asylum and bad mado it a
model Institution.
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iBiBBiiiiift
IlOitli OUAMFIOXS fUlERMAX.
ays the Secretary la tho Foremost Intellect"
In the Party.
PnoviDEXCS, R. L. Aug. 12. In his speech at
the Pomham Club to-day, on the occasion of ths
visit of ths Massachusetts Club, Senator Hoar,
In speaking of the general npproval ot President
McKlnley'a appointments, said:
"Some papers havo mado exception to this
chorus of approbation by denouncing tho ap
pointment of ths Secretary of Stato, a gentle
man who Is the most Illustrious in tho Republi
can party, one without a rival or competitor; a
gentleman who never lost his courage during
the war; one to whom has been due slnco tho
war, and under great temptations, the fact that
the people havo pursued the path of good faith,
especially In tho paymont of public debts.
"Mr. Sherman, In the last campaign, mado
the speech which gar the key-nota to tho cam
paign, a speech which no other man on cither
continent wits competent to make. Is It sur
prising that President McKlnley gave him tho
primacy In the Cabinet, that he called tho fore
most Intellect In the party to bo Secretary of
State I Ho did what other Presidents havo
uono. These men who aro seeking low motives
In Mr. Sherman's appointment should heed
what Is tho truth and let alone what Is not
such."
Senator Hoar closed by congratulating tho
Republican party over tho passage ot tho tariff
law.
"The Republican party Is a party of protec
tion for all. The Democratic party Is a party of
protection as much as'.we arc, only for tho pro
tection of Democratlo States nnd of Democratlo
seats In tho Senate Why, thero are not enough
free-traders in the country to make a rcspoct
able moetlng of tho Reform Club or enough to
be provided with a decent dinner from ono of
Edward Atkinson's stores."
AT 3IRS. MVRPnVS WAKE.
John I Collects IflneNow Sears Df cause or an
L'nnamesl Beauty.
Mrs. Murphy of 18 Cherry street died on Tues
day and last night her'Chcrry Hill frlonds tried
towakohcr. They would have succeeded, ac
cording to tho pollco, bad not tho pollco In
terfered. Mixed alo was served In large
quantities, and among hoso who got their sharo
wero John L. 8ulllvan not tho only John, John
Short, and Jerry Connof, all of 18 Cherry street.
Tho troublo began over an unnamed Cherry
Hill beauty. John It. had her and Jerry
Connor has her. When Jerry got hor John
L. leaped toward the celling and let go at Jerry.
There was whooping ,and screaming then,
and the corpse was wetl nigh thrown out the
I window In the efforts of the spectators toglvoall
concerned a fair show. Tho arrival of tho po
lice urovontod tbnt disaster. Pannlngof the Oak
street uollco station, who was on post there, was
the first to arrive. He rapped for assistance be
fore bo climbed tho two flights of stairs to tho
scene of tho disturbance, which had already at
tracted n big crod.
Other poliicmen came, OLeary and Murphy,
besides Dctw'tlvcsM.Uarky and Reillv. In tbo
room it was round thnt John U had got btshcud
cut in many places by a knife. Short and Con
nors wcro token to the station us the makers of
Dr. Holmes dressed Sullivan's wounds. Thero
were nine separate cuts, all bleeding profusely.
Incidentally there wcro twenty-seven distinct
and separnte white scar, mementos of past
wakes and other things. It took six policemen
to take Sullivan to tho station. The cause of
contention, tho unknown beauty, consolod
Jerry bv a few sldo remarks, and he camo to tho
stationnouse smiling grimly.
THERE WERE OTHER "HOTS."
SUs Bark Vannd snW -itasnt.tlro-OnljrOao fsr
the Boulevard They'll Pay l'p To-Day.
Two men on a tandem and a young woman
astride a man's blcyclo scorched down the
Boulevard last evening at a speed that made
the other riders clear tho way for them without
waiting for any argument. At Ninety-sixth
street, where tno up grado begins, they shot
past Blcyclo Policeman Ormsby.
"Slow up. jou folks," ho shouted nfter them.
" Wo'ro entirely too warm to slow up now,"
replied the girl.
" Well," salit Ormsby, setting out up tho hill
after them, " I'm not so sure of that."
The raro lasted until Ninetieth street was
passed. Then tbo young woman was nbead of
the tandem and the pollcrman was beside her.
He stopped them, and all of th m rode over to
thu West 100th ntnut police etntlon. The girl
slid she was Lizzie Hurke of 230 East Thirty
sixth stroeU
I Tbo men said thev were John nnd Philip
S. hultz of 510 West Fiftieth street. After Miss
Burke had deposited herbicide for ball and had
borrowed 5 cents from Pergeant Soody to pay
for horrldo home In -i i able car she turned tothe
Schtiltze and Urmsby.who stood ut tho rail, and
bclil:
"It was the Dutch against tho Irish, and brass
buttons won."
CTCL1ST KILLED RY COLLISIOX.
Howard Fisher or Philadelphia Dlrs or Inju
ries Rrrrlvrd at Aibury Park.
Abbcky Paiik.N. J., Aug. 12. Howard TIMier
of Philadelphia, who was Injured on Wednesday
afternoon in a blcyclo accident at tho North As
bury Park station grounds, died at tbo St.
James Hotel last evoulng. The Injuries which
resultod in his death cro caused by a collision
wltba tleh wagon which II. P. Gant was driving.
Fisher was tho last of a party of cyclists and was
not riding at a high rato of speed. Ho cither did
not soo tho wagon, which was proceeding very
slowly, or else ho miscalculated the distance. He
swerved across tho roud directly In front of the
horso aud ono of the shafts of the w agon struck
him In the rIimiuiiIi. While It whs believed
that he had sustained Internal Injuries, no fatal
results wcro fcircd until later in tho duy, when
he bad four hcmorrhiges. Ho grew Btoadlly
worse and died about Oo clock.
Mr. Flslior was an auditor in tbo offices ot the
Philadelphia und Reading Railroad.
SEWED THEIR WO VXDS WITH HAIR.
Or. Ilarsrave Oil Ilia Sutures from the Tailor
a rolli-euinn's Uorse.
Robert McLaughlin of 110!) Ogden avenue
and John P. Ilntnllng of 6(11 Walton avenuo
coasted dowu a hill In Sedgwick avenue, nenr
tho Fordhnui Landing road, on their bicycles
last evening, and ut tho bottom Hotallng ran
Into McLaughlin. Both were thrown nnd enh
received n number of bad cuts. Dr. Hurgrnto
of tho Fordham Hospital saw the accident. Ho
went to their assistance and culled a mounted po
liceman. Dr.llargr.ivoliadnieilloslnhlspockots,
out no sutures, unci no told tho policeman to
call an ambulance. Whllo tboy were waiting
for tho ambulance McLiughllu and Hotallng
bleasofroely thut Dr. II rgrave becomu con
vinced thut their wounds should bo cloeed at
once. He cut some long hairs from the tall of
the mounted policeman s horso und threaded
hlsnoedles with them. Then he sewed up the
wounds. When the aiubulanco arrived tbo
men wero bandaged up and sent home.
A ItARY FACED TUB EXOIXK.
Three-Year-Old John nnrkbofr Struck by a Lo
comotive. 8ostEKVlu.it. N. J., Aug. 12, Three-year-old
John Burkbulf Btrnyod from his homo at Fin
dcrno this morning to tho tracks of the Jersey
Ccntril Railroad. When the child saw the
went Ioiiiui u.isfongcr train due here at 11:40
o'clock bearing down on him ho stood still In
wonderment. ....
The engineer saw tho baby on tho track and
applied tho bruki'a with a power that threw
halt the pastengora from their seats. The tiro
man run out over the engine, but before he
could resch the pilot the engine struck the baby
and buried him twenty feet Into a ditch.
Ho was alU e when picked up, but some ot his
ribs wero broken and he was badly cut about
tho face. Ho Is now Iu the Emorgeucy llospltul
hero In a precarious condition.
The Ilrownarllle hlavskys Increaslnc.
Em.inuel Stavsky, n prosperous Hebrew of
the Brownsville district In Brooklyn, and bis
wife, SJluna Stavsky, hnvo beon receiving warm
congratulations at the Ir home, 200 Liberty ave
nue, slnco Monday, when Mrs. Stasky pre
sented her husbano. with triplets two girls and
a boy. '1 hero were already eight children in
the family. The three new arrivals weighed
lioiu ih to 0a pounds, aud they, us well as the
tuolhcr, are said to bo progressing nicely,
MARK A. UANNA'S DILEMMA
HEAXD HIS TACnilXO rARTTRVX
OX A ROOK AX XIP1UOX.
Their Vessel Stuck Fast and There Was Seme
Kxrllrmeat Ment All the War to Pert
Arthur for Tura and Were Hauled Off at
Last Mr. Uanna Sajs They Had a Close Call.
Cleveland. Aug. 12. Senator Mark A. ITanna
and his party had a very unpleasant experience
on a shoal In tho Nlplgon Straits, on the north
shore ot Lako Suporlor, just beforo daybreak
this morning. Tho Senator and his friends wore
making a cruise of tho uppor lakes In tho yacht
Comanche, owned by It. M. Honna, brother and
business partner ot tho Senator,
This aftornoon II. M. Hanna rocelvod a tele
gram from Port Arthur, Ont., announcing that
tho yacht had run aground, and throughout tho
aftornoon he received several other despatches
from Port Arthur and Nlplgon Station giving
dotails.
Tho Comanche left bore on Sunday, Aug, 1,
on a three woeks' cruise ot tho lakes. The Co
mancho Is ot steel, thoroughly seaworthy, and
was used by Mr. H. M. Hanna last summer In a
crulso to ths West Indies. On board when the
Comancho left here were Senator and Mrs. M.
A. Hanna, Miss Hanna, Miss Ruth Hanna, Mr.
and Mrs. R, L. Gosllne of Toledo and Miss Mary
Phelps, besides a sailing master and a crew ot
seventeen men,
Tbo trip was delightful up to the time the
yacht left Port Arthur on tho Canadian side, on
last Tuesday. Leaving thut port tho Comanche
continued along tho north shoro with the party.
Intending to spend considerable ttmo In
Georgian Bay. Tho Nlplgon Straits are known
to all lake teamen as ono ot tho most dangerous
passageways of the upper lakes and practically
unnavlgablo to any but pilots experienced in
those waters. Senator Hannn'scommandcr was
confident that ho could make tho straits all
right, and undertook to do so.
Advices received hero say that early this
morning whllo tho Comanche was proceeding
under three-quarters steam sho ran upon a sub
merged rock, lurched, went ahead and stoppod
with her stem still in deep water. The nccident
emus without warning. She shook from stem
to stern, rocked, shifted a trifle, and then lay
still.
Thero was naturally some excitement on
board, and preparations for leaving the ship
wero begun. A little water was coming Into
her hold, but examination showed that sho was
resting easily, and unless a storm camo up
would stay In the position in which she lay for
an indefinite time.
Thus reassured, a man was sent ashoro In a
boat to secure assistance, and the distinguished
party made ready to mako tho best of an un
pleasant situation. Tho mossenger made his
way to Nlplgon Station, on tho Canadian I'aclflo
Railroad, and from there sent despatches to
Port Arthur calling for two tugs and a lighter.
Tho rclbf boats ordered and others left Im
mediately tor tho sccno. On arrival the yacht
was lightened of Its supply of coal nnd much ot
Its ballast. When thus lightened an examina
tion was made to lourn tho oxtont ot her Injuries.
It was found that threo plates had been dis
placed and one cracked. After three hours'
work the yacht was sufficiently repaired to per
mit her continuing. Sho was pulled off her
perilous perch, rocclvcd her coal and ballast,
and continued on hor way, taking ono ot ths
ugsalopg. for safety ,-,. .. ,- .
' 'Senator Hanua's last despatch, received at 8
o'clock to-night, says: " Wo aro all right, but
had a very elude calL"
HAD REEX MARRIED A YEAR
Mr. Salen Plajrd Suitor for Ills Wire Until
Her Parents lisio In.
Cleveland, O., Aug. 12. Charles P. Salen,
besides being Sccretnry of the Ilopwood Pro
vision Company, tbo largest concern of
tho kind In Cleveland, Is President of
tbo Bryan Association, which just now
is in absolute control of the Democratlo
party machinery hero. He Is about 32 years
ol.l, Is n lender in social circles, and is rich.
Whllo attending tho Chicago Convention last
fall as a delegate, ho met Miss M. A. Schwab,
daughter of Jewish parents and a resident of
Cleveland, who was visiting friends in Chicago.
They fell In lovo with each other, nnd before tho
convention whs ended were married and re
turned to Cleveland separately.
Mr. Salen assumed thu role of suitor for tho
hand of his wife, whoso parents refused their
consent tomnrrligo becnuso ho wnsn Christian.
After year's cflort with tho girl's parents tboy
weru Dually prevailed upon to give their con
sent to the marriage. Thereupon tho young
couple produced their marriage certificate. In
vitations for a rrccption to tho bride nnd groom
have been Issuod by the brldo's parents.
OREAT CATASTROPHE PREDICTED.
Ur. Spencer Says Detroit and Chlcaco Are to
Ur Wlprd Out.
DKTnotT, Mich., Aug. 12. By far tho most
astonishing papers road at tho Convention of
"American Scientists" to-day wero thoso by
Prof. Gilbert and Dr. Spencer of Washington.
Dr. Spencor by cold, logical reason proved thut
tbo toursoof tho lakes was steadily changing.
Reckoning a long dlstanco iu tho future, both
Prof. Gilbert nnd Dr. Spencer agreed that tho
Niagara River and Falls will ccaso to exist, and
that tho course of the water from tho lakes will
be over what Is now Chicago toward the Missis
sippi itlvur. Ur. Spencer suld:
''11 is Bpeclnllylmpoitant at Chicago, because
that city stands on u low plain near the level of
Lake Michigan, and close by thero Is n divide so
luw thnt tho wuters of Lilcn Michigan will
naturally Undo discharge to tbo Mississippi,"
Tho Doctor asserted that De-trull would he
first logo, anil that tbo ocrwhclmingdltaster
at Johnstown would bens nothing comtiared to
the fut iro catastrophe, unless tlio city fathers
mado preparations to prevent it. His basis of
reckoning w-as that the gorge at Niagara was
fuiimugal tho rate of u foot u year, aud disaster
was certain.
STEAMER ARDAXMHEIt ASHORE,
She (.rounds on (tin West Coast of utk Scotia
lu a Thick Foe, but (ills on.
Halifax, Aug. 12. Onuof the most dangerous
sections of this const Is tho western shore of this
province. In the region of Capo Sablu, On this
Iron-bound shoro last night the Glasgow stool
steamer Atdanmhcr sliuck, two miles east of
Cape Sablo ledges. Tbo fo was thick and L'apt,
Jameson lost his reckoning or otherwise ho
would not havo been so far Inshore.
Her position was very dungerous, with the
water pouring ovor her and rushing into tho
hold. Tho crow took to tho boats nnd reached n
place of Bafcty, cnrrjlng very llltl" with them.
The steamer was pulled oil tonight by two
Yarmouth steamers.
The Aril .nuilicr was built In Bedfast In 1PU1,
She is 2,000 tons gloss, unci her engines aro 260
horso power. She Is 27t) fprl liinir, H4 feet
breadth ot beam, and 17 feol depth of hold. Her
owners arc the Arclan btoaiuslilp t oiununy of
Glasgow. Hio was ili.irioied to load deals at
Herring Co c, near til. John, N. 11.
XO Jl'KIXLKY S10 XOTE.
We Dun'l Put Mlns Presldruu ou Our Cur
reucj. Mure Hie Iji Furbldi It.
Tbo II'otWsjJS tnut tho portrait of President
McKlnley Is to ho put on tho now $10 treasury
note. This la rubbish. Tho Lulled Stales stat
utes say:
"No portrait shall be placed upon any of the
bonds, sccurlt c. noles, frucnuiml orpojtal cur
rency of tho L'nliel -Jliilca whllo tho original of
"ilKS wVa'ci.M'ic'.l on At.rU 7, 180,1, after
H M Clark, wlm was t blot of tho Bureau of
Engraving and Printing, had caused his own
iTortrnlt to bo put .upon tin O-cmit fractional
currency note u'.d tho rurtrnlt of Ocorgo Wash
Ligtou on tho 3-ceiil note of the same series.
Tax Rate ttipecled ta lie 'J.lo,
The prospects are that when the Aldermen
mitt next week to .onurm the tax rats thoro
I port of the Finance CommltteowUl Ox the rate
at about IflMO on 100. ll jr ftX It KM fili,
XEW MIXISTER TO RUSSIA.
Bthan Alloa llltrhrock or St. Ioula to Succeed
Clirton It. Breckinridge.
WA8m--QTO, Auif. 12.-Tho President has
decided to appoint Ethan Allen Hitchcock of St,
Louis to succeed Clifton It, Urocklnrldgo as
Minister to Russia. Ho Is an old friend of Mr.
McKlnloy's, and was not n candldato for office.
Whon tho offer was made, Mr. Hitchcock, who
was at his summer homo in Now Hampshire,
wrote to President McIClnley at Lake Cham
plain expressing hlshosltatlon about accepting
th place, but finally yioldcd to oarnest persua
sion. Ho is now In BU Louis arranging his
affairs preparatory to starting for 8L Peters
burg. Mr. Hitchcock Is a manufacturer and was a
ploneor In tho plate-glass Industry In this coun
try. It was on one of his frequent visits to
Washington to look aftor tariff matters that ho
became acquainted with Mr. McKlnloy, who
was then a member of the House. They beuamo
the stanchest of frlonds. For various reasons
the President desired that a business man
should represent this country at tho court of St.
Petersburg. Mr. Hitchcock Is a brother of Her
bert Hitchcock of 8U Louis, Prcsldontof tho
American Bar Association.
ASSESSORS DEFY IXJUXCTIOX.
Tax Commissioners or ludlnna Take Direct
us with a Federal Judce.
Indianapolis. Aug. 12. The State Board of
Tax Commissioners to-day raised a square- Issue
with tho Federal Court in tho matter of assess
ing tho Indiana Manufacturing Company, Judge
Baker having issued nn injunction against the
assessment on the ground that thu coinpnny's
property consists of patents, which aro not tax
able Tho company returned Its property at
$00,000, but tho President testified before tho
board that it was capitalized at $300,000 and
that Its stock was worth (2 on the market tor
ovcry dollar that it rcprcsontod.
In his opinion to tho board tho Attorney-General
took tho position that It was not only Its
duty, but, under its oath, it must assess tho
company, further holding that tho assessment
was on Its capital nnd not on its patents. Tho
board fixed tho nssessment at $500,000. The at
torney for the company says that Judge Baker
will bo appoaled to at onco to enforce his decreo
and that the board will be arrosted for contempt.
10-IXCH aux CAST.
The Bethlehem Iron Company Uses IOO Tone
r Metal for Iho Weapon.
SouTn Betulkuem, Pa., Aug. 12. The Beth
lehem Iron Company to-day cast the first 10
inch gun ever mado in this country. Ovor ono
hundred gross tons of metal wero used. It was
heated in two 40-ton and ono 20-ton furnace,
which were charged beyond their capacity. Tho
casting was a great success. The casting is
simply for tho tubo of tho gun. It is octagonal
in shapo, 19 feet 0 inches long, nnd 74 Inches in
dinmoter. Tbo jacket for tho gun will be cast
later. It will bo of tho samo slzo as the tube,
Tho gun Is for tho United States Government,
Tho company docs not seem disturbed over tho
Govornmont's move In tho armor-plate mattor.
It Is making extensive Improvements to its ar
mor and onlnanco plants, which will result in
the cheapening ot tho cost of manufacture. Tho
company's stcol mill will rcsumo on Monday
after a long idleness.
RICH qOLp.FZXDS IX CAZLFORXIA,
More Blr Discoveries In the rtrclon Where the
Sd'J.OOO Pocket Was Found.
Redding, Cal.. Aug. 12. Mining men hero
are greatly excited over tho rich finds made last
week in Trinity county, where. In the Gravos
Brothers' claim, $12,000 was found in a pocket.
It is learned that an additional strike was made
since tho brothers loft, and $30,000 worth of gold
has been taken out.
To-day Mr. McCloary, a well-known mining
man of Trinity Centre, arrived hero and con
firmed the reports of this strike and of other
large Buds. He says prospectors on Hickory
Creek, ten miles from Trinity Centre, took out
$100 In one pan. From ono seam, which showed
outcroppings for 300 feet, pans were taken from
different points yielding from $15 to (20 per pan.
A BTRAXOE CA1CH IX JERSEY.
An Alllsator Bites nn a Crab Une in Cheese
quakes Creek.
Matawan. N. J., Aug. 12. Whllo crabbing In
Checscquakcs Creek, near Morgan station, to
day Joseph Kadi, a lad of this place, aud Jacob
Applegate of Morgan wero surprised to Und
some large animal clinging to their bait. With
the aid of two crab nets and a rops the animal
was hauled into tho boat. It proved to bo an
alligator.
The lads secured the jaws of tho alligator and
rowed to Morgan with their prize. There it wa
put into a tank, and it Is now on exhibition.
X-RAYS IX A MURDER CASK.
Defence Holds That the Cse of the Rays to I,o,
rate the Bullet Caused Heath.
ELMirtA. Aug. 12. Georgo Ormo on July 8
fired a bullot Into tho brain of James Punzo,
who dlod to-day. Jealousy was tho cause. The
X-rays wero used to locale tho bullet, Tho de
fendant's attorney now holds that the X-ras
causod death. The question will play an im
portant part in the trial. This nftcrnoon nine
doctors participated In an autousy. The result
will be mado known ut the Inquest,
RLIXDED JtY A HORSE'S TAIL,
ndnard SI. Jacknon I.ntra Ibe wight or Ills
Right Kjr.
MoXTCLAHt, N. J., Aug. 12. Edward M. Jack
son of C'aidwcl) was hitching up his horso this
morning when tho animal Bwitclnil its tail
around and struck Mr. Jackson in tbo face.
Somu of the hair entered Mr. Jackson's right
eyonndthe blow-wns bo severe that tho sight
of that eye was destro) ed.
I.nkfi Brie Water Spouts Hnrep Over Clevrlnnd.
Clevehnp, O,, Aug, 12, Several water
spouts were formed aero s tho front of tho city
and over Lake Krio this morning, Tbosorlos of
spouts stretched from off Rockv-Rlvor to Colt's
Park, nillstunco of about tvvolvo miles,
A dull ronr accompanied tho flying spray.
Besides the threo largo w.itor spouts there were
several smaller formations. Two whirlwinds
broko over tbo water, hut tho others continued
on to thu land. Three small structures In tho way
of tho whirlwind that smut Its forcoon tho land
wcro iiitro)ed. Tlienlrwas tilled with i mix
ture of Bund and dust brought upfiotu tholuko
front,
Sroiu tlin Uowrr) to the Hup tines,
Tho hop picking season has bigun, and so has
tho annual picnic of thu unemplojcil. Attracted
by tho prospect of six weeks iu tho country with
plenty to eat ami $1.2&n day, iniiro than 100
pickers havo left lown already. William J,
riunloy,onoof tho lurgrst growers near Coopers
town got to town the other day and hired Illg
Tom Leaver tu nrciiule mi army of hon pickers,
Tho unity stnrte' li-iierilay to get up the Male
by c.uial'io.l lid iro ghl liuiii, ami will i o nt
work by Monda.v, It is expected that more will
leave in the Interim,
Juhn lluntrii Havrs a lluj from llrownlns.
Rondoot, Aug. 12. John llunten rcsi tied
Mason Paul, II years old, fruiii drowuing in
itiinuout Creek last night, the boy luv lug fallen
tilfofan excursion bar,-o. Whun ho fell Into
the water women shrieked and Implored that
Minie one leupoverlionrd and save him. Young
llunten, standing nn the dock, heard their cries
and leaped overbrd. Ho seized tho boy as he
was sinking for the last time. Hundreds chsored
the bravo rescue.
FROM BALLIiOOMTO BATTLE fl
ill
. s, jlH
The nrvrtry Was at Its Ilelsht Whea th rf IjH
Cuban Patriots Came on the Scene Grim (lj fWm
Work Followed All the Bpnnlsh Soldiers M 111
Hilled or Captured The Town Ilsrneo. IsTSssb!
Havana. Aug. 11. via Koy West, Aug. 12. :Ib1B
Gen. Cal I x to Unrcla has won a groat victory iHV
over tho Spanish troops nt (ho town of Santa I
Rosalia, coar Glbara, In Santiago do Cuba prov-
ince. Tho town was surprised by tho Insurgent Jt w
troops whllo a big ball was in progress, at g
which noarly all the Spanish ofTlcors wero In fflif
attendance "!,
In tho height ot tho festivities tho ballroom fUf.
was fiercely attacked on all sides bytheinsur- ' mV
gonts, nnd tho Spanish officers had no tlms to .",tjf,
prepare any plan of defsnec. Tho few other Ua
officers who wcro In chnrgo ot the garrison and gsj K
at tho outposts had already surrendered to ths R j
assailants. A fovv soldiers, running from ths Sill
barracks, arrived at tho ballroom somo minutes m;I
beforo tho CuboiiB and g.io tho alarm. Ths Wjjjj
otllcers rushed to tho doors to escape, but It was .ftijjf
too late. Tbo Cubans appeared with tbelr ma- ,w
chutes In hand and compelled tho officers to j'M
huddle again In the ballroom. M
Some of tho women fainted nnd the others ptj
shrieked and sobbed. A despcrato fight began, AjJ
In which the Cubans killed ono Captain and two 'im
Lleutonnnts aud thirty Spanish soldiers who -4S
had gathered around tho otllcers to protect ?
them. In tho strugglo a bullut Btruck a woman, 'JS
killing her Instantly. 'Mm
Fourtcon Spanish guorrllleros from different 9
parts of tho town, with tho Intention of assisting i'M
their comrades, entered tho houso behind ths lj
Cubans, but another forco of insurgents over- y&
powered them and tho fourteen gucrrlllcros Qm
wcro all killed. tXM
The Spanish ofllcors surrendered nnd wers f '
taken prisoners to Gon. Callxto Garcia. Tho -;j: i
remaining part of the town fell into tho hands i '
of tho Cubans without resistance. Many Span- fi
lsh soldiers, availing themselves of tho careless- 'i ,
ncss of their officers, were found drunk on the ; i
streets and wcro cosily arrosted by the Cuban ',,
forces. The others, greatly surprised by tho 'I
sudden attack, surrendered without resistance ''.
in their forts. A
Tho w holo town wns burned by tho Insurgents w
excepting three houses. Then they retired. ,
Tho Diario de la Marina of Havana says that t
tho anti-Spanish attttudo of Senator Morgan l
Induces the belief that he Is paid by tho Cuban if IH
Junta to support the cause of tho revolutionists. 'lj
At a Into hour tho roport is current that Gen. Illasi
Molina wns killed in an engagement with ths tvsIsbI
Cubans near Cardenas. "'Mbbsbbi
A desperate effort will be made bydcn.Wey- Jrfssl
lcr to drive from tbo neighborhood ot Havana &tafl
tho Insurgent forces who are constantly raiding 49
around tho capital. 9flsl
The Cuban bands that aro operating near Ha- SLssl
vana aro now very well armed with rifles of tho oaslfl
make used by the Spanish soldiers, and they ap- Ximmt
peir to havo plenty of ammunition. -Issssssl
Several expeditious with supplies for ths 'bsssss!
Cubans havo landed safely within sight ot issssssl
Havana, 7sbb1
In Matanzos province tbo Spanish troops havo ifH
r on owed tbo destruction of plantations and njstssl
farms, under tho pretext that they will other- IIIsb
wise serve as strategical positions tor tho lntar- -. 'ilB
gent foroos coming from tho east. MU
AMXRICFSWCLAIMS COX CEDED.
A British Puhllablnr House Issues Hap Sj
Which Creates a Sensation. 3JV
Tacoma, Wash., Aug. 12. A map has been 4ja
Issued by a British publishing house of Victoria, , W
B. C, which places the bouudary between tho J jj
United States and Canada In a manner that B
meets all the contentions of tho Americans. w
It also places tbo boundary so as to deprlvo J
the British of an entrance to the available i
passes Into the Klondike gold diggings. Tho r, p
territory on the Stlcklne River, which is larger i 5
than tho wholo of the State of Connecticut and
which this country has laid claim to. but which "J
thu British refuse to code is by this now map If
plnccd under American jurisdiction. '.:. t
At tlrst tho Bensntlon created by tho public-
tlon of this map by n British publishing bouse, -J J
resulted In demands through tho British Colum- m
bia press for Its suppression. Ttll
Liter tho British took tho matter more phUo- J J
sophleally, and they sa tbnt. Inasmuch as Pnget 'JiM
Pound Is declared by the Americans not to be a VIM
part of tho ocean, pn nlo the inlets along tho ilO
Alaskan coast must not be taken Into consioera- . jl
tlon In allowing tho L'nltod States a strip thirty ) '.Jj
miles inland. jj: Si
COULD XOT HAXDCUFF THE DOB. j
ForSuro-Kfirplnslhn Jersey City Police Put Mr. '( 1
Uulld'a Great Dane In a Oil. ;5
Hiram Gnstman nf Kit Ocean avenue, Jersey jf
City, employed ns coachman by William B. ItJ
Guild at Avon-bj tin Son, was discharged -M
yesterday morning. When ho left he took with i :
him Mr. Guild's do,-, a Groat Dane, which stands Tjf
about four feet high. Mr. Guild telegraphed to jj
Police Headquarters In Jcrsoy City, and Gast- i
man was nrrcstnl when ho steppod from tho
train nt tho Comniunlnavv station, and be and ;'i
the dog were taken to tho Gregory street polios i
etntlon. Tint dog did not appear very friendly 'trat
to the pollco, bo they locked him up In a cell & (
with Guelman. An officer from Avon arrived In 5
tho nftcrnoon nnd took Guelman and tho Dans t-Jijj
back. Ho took tho precaution of handcuffing; lm
dustman, an. 1 led the do or rather the dou lea ffil
him by a rope. ilim
BPOrriXO TO 11 A (ICO LEAVES. i'SB
Yankee Ingenuity Kirrctsrd In Imltattoa tbn 91
Niimatra Produrt. jgjjH
Haiitkoiid, Conn., Aug. 12. This summer's fejjj
tobacco crop in Now England Is likely to produce rf Bj
a papery, llght-bodlod leaf of smaller size than ?jl.
usual. The buyers ordlnnrll) regnrd such as un- si
ileslrnblcnnd Und It ditllcult to market Ilreadlly Si ',
for w nipper purposes. Asa result "spotting of ,?'
lobcciii" in tho field Is now going nn exten- 'H
slvclv. Tho Ideo in spotting (he tobacco Is to 8
lmltato thu Sumatra leuf, which isquotedata "J
higher price, ft
Ysnkuo Ingenuity comes tn the fore, and ons
C'lnnc-i-iicut tob iceo Miser otters to pltco in tho V
bands of tho fanners a pcrfc l formula nnd up- K
parntutc for yielding tpuls u-Hiding knowledge jg
to the Individual. With two-thirds nf the crop 5
spotted, and In many hands, Connecticut to- Ja
b.cco will soil butter, tho raisers suy, than IfJ
Sumatra. JM
RLOODUOUXDi THLED A THIEF, lj
" Ml
First Piperlmrni by a .rri-u Corn Protective !j I
Association In Missouri. ;H
Jori.lN, Mo., Aug. 12. An Interesting chass ll i
nnd cupturo of a thief with bloodhounds oo
curred near tcddlng's Mill last night. Forsoms L .
time tho farmers had boon nnn)cd by thefts ot J
corn, fruit and chickens. The t-prlng City Pro- X
tcctlve Association was called upon for assist- 3 J
ancci, and its four bloodhounds were taken to S3
John Burgess's Held, from which a lot of com W I
had just been stolen. They took up tho trail,, jf I
and nftcr a hot chaso through tbo woods treed J& I
tho thief. Ho had been forced to drop the sack m
of com and hurried. climb a tree, where tho ,X J
dogs kept nim until tho niuncamo up. This was :? ':
the ll st triul of tho now uloudbuundsaua was a a J
coinplulo succcsti. X I
A MIDSEA DIXXER PARTY, rS I
ut- I
.llutlier Caret's Chickens Ibe liuoiti and M A I
It hale llm Hull, tlte Table and Ibe feast, 'J, ,
'I lie lookout on the British steamship Clrcas- It
hI.ui Princo, which arrived yestetduy from jf,
Shields, sighted in inldoccution Saturday last,
di ad uhcad und close aboard, what appeared to 1
bo a voisul bottom up. Thu steamship's holm f
was, changed ami sho pasved near tho object. if
vvhlth emitted un oilnr which told all hands that fj 8
It whs mi. a ship, A c aisn v lew of Hie object re- v
venlecl the (Micas of nn iiuuiunsu whole, the Ut
upper part of winch was while aud the lower ! B
purl black. A fio'k of stormy petrels were fesst- c
Iingou tho carcass. Muliusks and crustaceans j
are the food stormy yelrels usually get. A dead ft
whale must Uav p becu a Klondike to uutim it
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