f j)t fMitto ?tar.
Vol. 74?No. 13,037. WASHINGTON, D. C? MONDAY, MAY 27. 1889. TWO CENTS.
THE EVENING STAR
FT"BLIHHED D.ULT, Excfpt Sandat,
at the star buildings,
KertWfat Cor??i PennsyWanu Ave. And 11th St, by
The Erening Star Newspaper CompAny,
8. B. KAUFTMANN, PrenL
TWW F*r? I !?* St*? U served to inh*rrtt?Ts tn ~-h?
Hty by rarrieT*. on their own aceonnt. at 10 cent*
week. or 44c per mouth. Coyl.?< ftt the counter. 2
rents each. By mall -|<u<taire i r?;aid?30 cent* a
month UM Teat. ??!. six mouths, t.l
Itnlrml at lb* Poet office at Waahinffton. D. C.M
gee, nd-c lass mail matter J
T?m Stab? published on Friday??1 ?
year, pnataite prepaid. Six mouth.*. M3 ceuta
?r" Ail mall subscriptions muat be paid In advanoai
CO paver aent loiurer tban la pai.l for.
Katea of advertiaiiiff made known on application.
if _s? BRKKUVF.KS AND PLASTERERS
pica*** notu-e that I have mltired my price
lor thetot quality of \\ik?L> ISL'UNT LUMP LI MK, ,
(MiYfivitotoy j-art ? f the city, to .*>0 rent* per bar
rel. JA.Mk.S H. Mililll. iK-iiler in Building Sup- |
) lie*, 90N to 9140 ft n w. inyO'J-tit j
ANMVKKs \ l;V UEKK.
MAY JU-JINE 1.
Orarfnation Ext-?;.-*??, ^edii?-*day evening. May 29,
In th* A. M. ?. church, M st? bet. 15th and itith ?t?.,
at H o'clock.
mw to th# clam by Prof. Albion W. Small, of
Oulbr nniTcn?ity. Main*'.
iTiob' raeetin* < f th?? ainmni. Tbnradmr eveninir.
May no. In Cobnro hall, at the seminary, iublic txer
riaeu at H o'clock.
Kxhibition of IndiiMtrial da**?', Thnrsday. May .30,
and Friday, June 1. in I'arker hull, at the seminary,
ir?>n> 3)>. m. to ? y. m.
K?-uni?-n In Coburo hall, Friday eTeninK, June 1, at
Tlie seminary i* at prvnent more conveuiently
reached either ov 1,5th *t or by Stoufrhton at.
Ali friend* of the leminar) are cordially invited to
>1 mni veraary ? x irteta mjt25-3I*
JPv^TfIKST C'o-npMtATlVE BUILDING
Of Oeortfetowij. 1>. C.
AddhsI s %TUKI>.\Y, JI NK 1, o'clock p.m.
Sub* nptioua to the nth serf*** now mrivM.
iiKO. >*. KINO,
S 8. SHEDD A BRO.
FOR t*SE IS CEMETERIES.
TERRA COTTA LAWS VASES.
IRON SETTEES ASD CHAIRS.
m23 432 i<th at. n. w.
MASONIC HALL ASWXHATION OF DIS
TRICT OF COLl'.MBIA.
ViUxnuTos, May 13.1SS!?.
Notice la hereby iriven tliat th bonds Issmii by the
Masonic Hall Association of theVMrictof Columbia,
dated Autrust 1. 1ST*. liecame due and pnyableoii the
1st day off Aujru.t. lss.s All sal^i hond^. ciifpt No.
1"J7. wbii h wa? for 411*0, and No 40.~>. wbich ?w lor
?.Vi, ba*e been | r* -x-nt, .1 t.. tl:. As*? mtii u ami i aii
rel?l by payment of summit du?- on aann-. < >n *ai(l l-"t
klayof Antrast, Ikjsh. iiitrest on said bends is. -t.
mid unleiie said ilviamMhMd botfdi. Roa, 11J7 aad
are prewiited to the A*so< i itioii for 1 a> mi lit on
[or before the 15th<layof Jiiiie. lKH't. the A-s<?-iation
Wjflj appl> to th?* triiNU*es iiaiiif.l in iLf <U - <loi trust
under which the i?ymeiit of -Hid t*mils ?w secured
ra relcaee of Saul ilV?l of trust.
By order of the Directors ? <i Masonic Hall Associa
tion D C. NOBLi: i) i.ARNKK,
THE ASSTAL XI ETISti OF 1 HE LOT
_ holdt:us of oak hill cemetery
I DM1 AXV will 1. Ii l l in the oth. -? of the Cemetery
< T; MoSDAV. JI Nl' II. INMi. at j oVl?s k |>. in..f*ir
Ihe porpoae of elcrtiCK a Board of Managers tt> serve
lor the ensinntr year.
my.'i-. otd If 9. MATTHEWS. Secretary.
GARDEN HoSE. HOSt-UtiL. HOSE
Futures, for gMig and str-.-t us.-, tor
Ur>re bnil<lin?rs and fire ileoartment; b*st Koods; all
nit- lo*e-? prices. GOODi EAK Rl'BiiEK CO., ;td!>
!uh st. Lawn Tennis. Ya< htinK. anil Bicycle Shoes.
Leather and Rubber Beltm*. Full stock. Best
rrades. myS-1 m
CO-OPERA TTVE BUILDING ASSOCIATION,
"EQUIT ABLE BUILDING." 1003 X ST.
17 th issue
Oflice open daily km !< a.m. to 4 30 p.m.. when <nb
k rlption for sljires u;d M]n.eut< tlien-i u is NMiM,
ptares i'J.jo per nn ntti $1 ,'KMl advanced on tacii
Pamphlets explaituntr the o'.je. t and advantages of
he Auks i*tion ana other mloriuatioii tumisiud m<on
r THUS. SOMERVILLE, Pres't.
JNO. JOT EDSON. Bec'y. ap2?
L A MP S .
MANUFACTLKt US' PRICES.
.UARASTEED BEST OV \LITY AND WORKMAN
SCHULTZ GAS FIXTURE CO..
ap2Q 3m 1315 i st. n w.. Sun Building.
CERTIFICATES OF STOCK. CHEOCESi j
and other securities, i'ouiiuereial lilho
aud deairbii.v. A. G. GEDNEV.
1 oth and D streets 11 ost buildinjr).
|Cjtet The Best.
Tkls Mclicine combines in an agreeable form, the
BLOOD PURIFYING REMEDIES
to Medical Science. In all Blood dis
frdera of whatever nature, PAGE'S SARSA
PARILLA will be found a speciAc. Rheuuia
-srn and Catarrh iu any form quickly yield
its hes'lnir pro|>ertiea. Used strictly accord- |
us to directions it will cure Syphilitic diseases,
leers and Sores. Boils. Pimple*. Pustules. Blotches,
rofulotis affectiona, and all complaints arising from
It invigorates the whole ayst. m. tones and
strengthens the digestive organs, ereutea
an appetite, and imparts new life to
all the functions of tho body.
ill positively cure Malaria in any form, and ia in
|aluable aa a 8priu* medicine, relievinif that tired |
- .ilk so common at the approach of warm weather.
I Plus's Saraaparilla Is put up in lanre bottles. Price
5 rents or three bottles $ !. Sent to any addrefs,
eufht prepaid, on receipt of the price.
EVERY BOTTLE IS GUARANTEED TO BE AS
LEPRESENTED ANI> II AFTER USING. THE
rBCHASER IS DISSATISFIED. lUtl PRICE |
V'ILL BE CHEERFULLY REFUNDED.
For sale bjr
EDWARD P. MERTZ.
1014 F St., Waahiiiirton.
I ri;e \s -r tbini.- ei- r knovrti for Carbuncles, K : 1J,
t Nti-. ti-.-ii.< .ran i <iat. Eyelids, and all Sam
I r.ij ti s,,r.a. Bums, and Cut*.
11. ailquartcrs, 1424 Sew York ave.,
| ?aj21-1 .".t'lp Loom 18. Elevator.
ELIXIR AND PILLS.
THE BEST OF ANTI-BILIOUS REMEDIES.
f-*l with the im^atc^t mmtrrm for th?* laKt aixty
'?an .l :rtTur ConntipAtiou, Liver Oui.] lainta, Paiu
IiwvMioU. Kpi<leuii? a, fevcra. L?l.-ea**e?4 of the
lh< ?rrtiuin? l>r. UUILLITS Lliair and Pill* bear
-.*matur*- PAUL OAOE. M. D., ? rue de Grencllc.
Air* tt* FOI OEKA fc CO.. New York
ISold by ailcheuiiata. mhll-m3tn-lp
A laxative tyfrrahing;
Yer) a^rreraLic to take for
OILS k.t?< f mjj* tit*, *r**tri< and
inu-?tiiis?l ti?ul>le* and
Leitdai he anaiuif
R I L L O 2* 27 Hue liai:it?uuaiL, iaria,
lVr.l#ai-lp 8oid b> tui Urut^uU
ow Is The Time
To have your Furnace cleaned, your Rantre re
paired, your Tin Roof painted and repaired.
W? do ali theae things to your satisfaction.
HAY WARD A HUTCHINSON.
424 0th at.
Wko aiao make the open Are-place aiul it* ar
Uanc ti?at??ut a avecial siudjr. my 25
A CARD. .
Mr ami Mrs. John Baier, residing at 1200
vat n.w . h*r*by tender sincere thanks to the friend*
of their family for the many manifestation* of kind
?i? ** (ill tli?- occasion of tin ftmenl of their son, Arthur
l'hilil' Haier, on Sunday, 20th iintant. lt_
, I. O O. F?THE GARDEN PARTY I
which wag to be held at the residence of Mrs.
/.. C. LEONARD this evening. for the benefit of Ruth I
Jxxlife. I>. of R.. is poeti>oned until TO-MoRROW
EVKMXI, weather permitting; if not, the first suc
ceeding clear evening. [It] COMMITTEE.
GEORGETOWN, D. C.. MAY 27. I
lV The following Dry Goods Merehants will not
open their respective stores on THURSDAY, May 30. 1
JNo. H. SMOOT, CRAIG A JACKSON.
C H DEMAR. BROWW A LEWIS, ?
GIBB( >S-i A UOSKINSON, BENJ. MILLER A SON.
r?- THK EXCURSION THIS EVENING BY J
at?i. the Memorial Sunday School,
on the "W. W. CORCORAN," .
will 'f postponed until further notice on account ?f
GRADUATES OF EASTMAN'S COL
Pvi lege who desire to aid in forming an Alumni
Association are requested to call on or send their
liain*** to P. O. McCOMAS, corner of 14th anu 1< sts.,
or to W. A. CALiiWLLJU Central National Bank
Building*, city. _____ my-o-3t
if 100,0(1(1 FEE? SEASONED, NO. 3 FLOOR
ifikr. Virginia pine, mostly 16 feet long. for
sale at 414.'.0 per thousaud feet delivered. This is
oil thoroughly ?* a*on**d anil inu*t be Bold to
in like room for new stock of South Carolina flooring" to
arrive. "First come, first served.'at SMITH S Lum
ber Yard,opposite Baltimore and Ohio Depot, my-.'4-d
MY WIFE. ALICE M. HONEY, HAVING
left my bed and board without lust cause, I
hereby warn all ttrsous from crediting her, as I will
not be responsible ior any debts contracted by her
from this date. JOHN O. HONEY.
May ?-?4th. 1889. my24-3t?
c. I, s. C.-THE CHAUTAUQUA UNION
SoSTwiU h a reunion meeting at WESLEY
rHApEL, on MONDAY. MAY 27. at S P. M. Address
by io V. i.eorge Elliot and other interesting exercises.
n*? I.IKE TO GIVE THE PUBLIC A GOOD
Wkthimr. See our BARGAIN TABLE. Suits
hOc on the 41. GEORGE SPRANsY,
my7-3m 4:t4 . th ?t. n.w.
^ HOWARD UNIVERSITY.
THEOLOGICAL ANNIVERSARY, FRIDAY EVEN
ING. May 24, in AsbUiy Methodist Church, 11th and
K sts., at S o clock p. in.
BACCALAUREATE DISCOURSE, by PreHldent Pat
ton, SI"NDAY, May 20. at 4 p. ui? in the University
LAW SCHOOL COMMENCEMENT. MONDAY. May
27, in the First Congregational Church, at 8 o'clock
NORMAL AND PREPARATORY ANNIVERSARY.
WEDNESDAY, May 29, in the University Chapel, at 8
COLLEGE COMMENCEMENT, THURSDAY, Slay
30, m the University Chapel, at 8 p. in. uiy2J-0t
OFFICE COLLECT! >R OF T.VXES. DIS
jJOSTtRICT OF COLUMBIA, Washington, May
J. ISM*. ?The attention of taxpayers is called to the
lax levied tortile year ending June 30, 1 ShU. on real
and personal property. The second half of such tax,
when not previously paid, will become due and paja
1.1. oil the first .lay of May, and if not paid before the
first day of June, ensuing, shall thereupon be in ar
rears and delinquent; and a penalty of twu i>er centum
ui on the amount thereof shall be added.and the same, I
With other taxi s due and in arrears, tfill l>e listed for
auvt-rtisement and tax sale in the manner prescribed
by existing law. By order of the Commissioners of
the L.stru t of Columbia. Attest; E. G. DAVIS. Col
lector of Taxes. my*~-~0t
I+?- ^ Oi'FlCE GEORGETOWN GASLIGHT CO.
Mat 18, 1889.
The Annual Meeting of the stockholders of this corn
pain tor the election of seven Directors will be held at
thisotl'ce MONDAY, Juue 3,16H9. Polls open at 11
o'clock a lu. and close at 1 o'clock p. m.
myl8-14t G. W. CROPLEY. Sec'y.
^ THE RATIONAL SAFE DEPOSIT
PO?T^ Company, 15th st. and New Y'ork avenue,
receives silverware and all kinds of valuables on de
\*>sit Sates of all Sires for rtut. Vaults fire-proof,
mryiar-proof. dainp-rroof, inside of their new build
ing. with walls 3 Pet t5 incites thick. Construction
fire-proof throughout. Equipment unsurpassed as a
Safe Deposit Company.
Aiartments provided exclusively for ladies.
Inspection invited- Eavll-lm
^ YOI R ATfENTlON CALI.ED SPECIALLY
to new lines i lannsl Shirts, Sashes, Belts,
Vests. Hosiery, Cnderwear. aud prices of same. Shirts ,
to order a s|jet laity. P. T. HALL, 908 F n.w. a*J8-3in j
mb7gerome~desio HAS REMOVED
O- his Jew elry lUxims to the krroand floor ?l his
ol.l Stand?1223 peiiu. ave.?? her?^or 90 days foods
will lie sold at a discount of 20 K? cent, my 1 o-1 m
(Mr -^."a FACT WORTHY OF MOT1CE AND
consideration. For the past twoyears I have
been selling the hiKliest (rrade Vaivr Fluid for stoves
on the market, and as a strong evidence of its quality
and reliability 1 have enjoyed a steady and Kfowinif
trade without a single complaint, and I have always
sold the one trni.l.- 5 irallons for 7.x , delivered,
my l?-3w CUAH. E. HOIXiKlN. 919 7th st.n.w.
^ H B. SMITH, ARTIST. MAKES AND
P^^T^deliversat oncea free-liaml Crayon portrait
bypayinkril per wck ; prices $10 to ?i o, Satisiac
ti .n iruarant-'ed; largest studio In Wasbiiqfton. Call
and see specimens. Cor. till: st and Mass. ave. nil-4w*
At- -T PCRCHASE VOIR OWN HOME.
?. ~ This you can do at a small advance over the
cost ..f rent by becomintr a stock holder in the
EASTERN BUILDING ANDLOAN ASSOCIATION
This assis;iation was tfhraiuzed January 30, 1889,
uisin the plan that has become so popular and success
ful iu Philadelphia and iu other localities in Pa.
peri."Ileal meetinirs for the payment of dues at Her
rell's Hall. No. 1542 Pa ave., s. e., on the first Wednes
day evening of each month.
Shares $1 per month. 4200 net loan on each share.
Minimum cost to borrower, including dues, luterest
and premium 42 00 per share per Uionth, or 413 pel
in. .nth for a loan of 41.000.
Pamphlets descriptive of the suis rior advantaKes of
this association and all other information furnished
upon application to
E A ADAMS. Pres , 422 8th -t ? e.
J W. WHELPLEY. V Pros . 800 E. Cap St.
J. E. HKRRELL. 1 reus , 926 Pa. ave. s.e.
my22 13t GEO.W. McKEE, Secy., .">03 12th st^? e.
^ CONSIGN Ml NTS AND STORAGE So
llavimr a very lar<e store and p desirable location,
both tor auction sales a*id stornre, we are now pre
paretl to rei-eive cuii?i>.'niii.'iits of Furniture, Dry
Groceries, M. rciiauili-e of all kinds. Horses,
BUk-Kies. Ac. Special attention given to real estate
Frvjiupt returns made.
Sales day every Wednesday.
BOOT A LOWENTHAL, Aucts..
my21-lm 937 7th at n.w.
AT TIMES WE HAVE TO MAKE ROOM
and shove out the accumulation of stock. During the
past week we have gotten together all the ODDd and
ENDS, and trust the price will sell them at once
A lot of WHITE SHIRTS at $1 (formerlynot less
than 41.50, andniostly 42). Some of these are French
percale, with Three Collars and Pair of Cuffs.
It is this week, too, that we cut the priceof our
PARASOLS in half. We have but lew left
H. F. WOODARD * CO,
my2I 15th and F sts. n w.
Of ?THIRD CO-OPERATIVE Btli.Dl.NG AS
SOCH1TON OF WASHINGTON. D. C?
Hit third Co-operative Building Association of
Washington, D. C.. issues its fourth series of stock on
the ill..VI MONDAY IN JLNE. 18S0 Shares, 42
per m nth, on which 41,000 is advain ed to pun has
ers. Interest 5 per cent per annum on withdrawals.
Subscriptions to *to*-k call lie made at the follownur
named places: A. DEU'E. Pres , 820 4H st. s. w.; J. T.
PETTY. I reasiirer . A. AKCHKR. comer 4H and 1 sts.
s.w.;W.T. WALKER. 1411 O st n.w.; R. A WAL
KER. lOdii 7th st. li w. t. J. Bl'KTT, 410 7gi st. s
w.; CHURCH A STEPHEN SON, 8th and Maryland
a>.- >>.?.. J H JOHNSON. 7th and Maryland ave.;
l>r R il G IN NELL ti/j Pa. ave.; THOMPSON A
I CO.. loth and Lou.-iana ave. h.?- ; CAMMACK A
DECKER. 2Sth and K sts. n.w.; 0. T. THOMPSON.
! ttll Fa. ave. n-w. niylQ-lm
jREMOV.VL.-I DESIRE TO ANNOl'NCE
V- ~ to my friends and the public that I havo t?
moved my olbce to the Fleming building, 141'.'(i st.
J. R HERTFORD,
my 13-1 in Real Estate Broker.
.?? _ ^ ~ D C. EAHi.\."GENEKAL Ci i.NTRACTOK.
.5. W-dka, Cellars, and stable Floors Laid with
Asphalt or Portland Cement _ _ ,,
?nyi0-3m Room 108, Lenman Building.
WAj^IINGTON SAFE DEPOSIT CO.
Die Pa. avenue.
Storage Departments all above ground. my4-4m
^ KiNGSLEY BROS.' CREAMERY Ca
CHOICEST DAIRY PRODUCTS. WHOLESALE AND
RETAIL MILK AND CREAM DEPOT.
920 and 931 D st. n. w.
Fend orders by postal, telephone or our wsffons. The
h* at milk and the best service that can be obtained at
Our Wholesale Butter House, 216 10th st.n. w.,wlll
shortly remove to our new building, 027 and 92V
IxiUlsiana ave. mli23-3ni
.FOB BRIGHT, QUICK FIRE ANDCHEAP.
CLEAN ?LKL T.uv Washington Gas L??ht
toinpMiy's Coka JOHN&O-N BJROTHERtt
;,0 t)si Exclusive Agsnts.
FRESH ha van a an d key west
All the lsauing brands, at New York prices.
PEMBROKE PI r? RYE WH1SEY.
Importer W ines. Brandies and Segar*
fl5 12111 Pennsylvania^ venue.
SUCCESS. PERFECT OAS STOVES.
Guaranteed Best and Chaafiest.
All Styles of
Call and see.
C. A. MUT<DIMAN.
1200 F street
ap20-3m Next to Johnson Bros.
Washington News and Gossip,
Index to AdTrrtiwaeila,
amt^fmfnts _ _ 8
AUCTION SALES p^Ll
ARCHITECTS pZT ~
boarding ?*;;; %
BOOKS AND STATIONERY.. Piure G
BUSINESS CHANCES.. pT^
CITY ITEMS .V"" '
COUNTRY BOARD P??l o
COUNTRY REAL ESTATE p? "?
deaths ;;;;; ?j? *
DENTISTRY ?** ~
EDUCATIONAL .Zl ,
EXCURSIONS J,*" "
FAMILY SUPPLIES 2* ?
financial. 'z: 7
FOR RENT (Roomm . a
for rent I
FOR RENT (Stores) pg^- n
FOR SALE (Houses) p-_? -7
FOR SALE (Loth) ..." 3
FOR SALE 'Miscellaneous) f4tre 3
GENTLEMEN' S GOODS j^0 n
hotels -\r? "
LADIES* GOODS [ ??! ?
LOCAL MENTION ?
LOST AND FOUND. pTl? o
MEDICAL p?*? i
miscellaneous Pzi i
MONEY TO LOAN r?l? L
notaries public pT^: 7
OCEAN STEAMERS ??! 7
POTOMAC RIVER BOATS.'...'" ??! 7
PIANOS AND ORGANS p.,,? 7
SPECIAL NOTICE^""";;; " 1
SUBURBAN PROPERTY... Pajre '?
SUMMER RESORTS p?? 7
SPECIALTIES ' jZ" ?
WANTED (Help) Paim ?>
WANTED (Houses) ,?!
WANTED (Stobes) p.? 0
WANTED (Roosts) " " p?,,? .7
WANTED (Situations) I'airo ?*
WANTED (Miscellaneous).... . " Paire '
WOOD AND COAL ... ...!.'"*.!!ir.'.'.'p2f9 I
The Stur Out of Town.
The Eveninq Stab will be sent by mail to
any address in the United State* or Canada
for such period as may bo desired, at the
rate of fifty cents per month. *iT But all
such orders must be accompanied by the money,
or the paper cajinot be sent, as no accounts are
kept with niaii subscriptions,
Government Receipts To-Day.?Internal
revenue, *71)7.855; customs, $753,799.
^he U. S. S. Ossipee left the Norfolk navy
yark at daybreak Saturday morning and put to
sea for Cape Haytian. She will return to
Hampton liouds in July.
Incbeasinq the Pension Rate.?After
hearing the arguments of attorneys Commis
sioner of Pensions Tanner on Saturday decided
that a just and equitable construction of the
law relating to pensioners justified the rating
of pensioners who had lost both an arm and a
leg, one or both, near the body, nt ?72 per
month. The present rating in such cases is
from ?3G to j-50 per month, according to decree
The Contbact for furnishing post route
maps to the Post-Office department for the
next fiscal year has been awarded to A. Hoen
A <'0.. of Baltimore, Md., who was the lowest
Swobk In.?Mr. B. F. Gilkeson qualified this
morning as second controller of the Treasury
and at once entered upon the discharge of his
new duties. Mr. iSigourney Butler, the retiring
controller, took official leave of the officers and
employes of the bureau, at the same time pre
senting them to their new chief.
To-day's Bond Offerings aggregated ?117,
500. as follows: Registered 4s, *100.000 at 129%,
flat;$15.000 at 129, flat; registered 4J^s, $2,500
&t 108, H it.
The Pensacola.?The commandant of the
Norfolk navy-yard reports to the department
that the U. 8. S. Pensacola has been taken out
Another Postponement.?Sts-.retary Blaine's
excursion on the Despatch, in honor of Sir
Julian Pauncefote, which was postponed until
to-dav on account of the death of Minister Rice,
has been again postponed until to-morrow, 011
account of the rainy weather.
Mb. Blaine's New Secbetaut.?Mr. Louis
Dent, whom Secretary Blaine has appointed
his private secretary to take tiie place of Mr.
Sherman, sent to Liverpool i.s consul, has
taken hold of his new duties, and is making
manv friends by his genial ir.anners. He is
well known here, having been for a long time
the private secretary to Representative Hitt
and then stenographer to Mr. Blaine while the
latter was preparing his book, "Twenty years
in Congress." He is a relative of the" Grant
Uent family and of ex-Commissioner Dent.
Capt. Fabquhab, who commanded the ill
fated Trenton when she was cast away at Apia,
has arrived in Washington. He had a long in
terview with Secretary Tracy this morning and
1.,,. r, t ,rv i.ft. rw .rd took him over to the
State department to see Secretary Blaine.
A Personal Friend of Kino Kalakada.?Mr.
James J. Roche, editor of the Boston Pilot,
whose brother, Jno. Roche, pay clerk of the
\ undalia. w^s lost at Samoa, has received a
letter from the vice-chainberlam and private
secretary of King Kalakuua of Hawaii, ex
pressing his deep sympathy for his bereave
ment. Roche was a personal friend of King
No Boomebs on the Sioux Reservation.?
Acting Indian Commissioner Belt has received
i> report from Agent McChesney, at the Chey
enne agency, Dakota, stating that he had no
information that intruders had entered upon
the great Sioux reservation for purpose of set
tlement. Owing to reports that a rush was be
ing made upon this reservation similar to the
movement of the Oklahoma boomers. Secretary
Noble directed the ugents to investigate their
truth and report. Agent McChesnev's is the
first report received. He states that he intends
to make a tour along the entire border of his
reservation, which will enable him to report
Abjiv 0BDF.B8.-MaJ. Jas. W. Scully, quarter
master, ordered on temporary duty to the na
tional cemeteries at Pineville, La.. Corinth,
Miss., and Marietta, Ga. Capt. Paul Harwood,
twentieth infantry, recruiting officer, granted
twelve days' leave. Secoud Lieut. Maury
Nichols, sixteenth infantry, granted three
Naval Obdebh.?Lieut E. D. Hoald has been
ordered to duty in the bureau of navigation
Juno 1. Pay Director Richard Washing
ton to duty In charge of the
JlavJr pay office, Norfolk, June 30.
Pay Director Rufus Parks as general store
keeper at the Boston navy-yard June 30. Pay
Inspector J. A. Smith as general storekeeper
at the navy-yard, Portsmouth. N.
I'., June 30. Pay Director Caspar
Schenck has been detached from duty at the
navv pay office, Norfolk, June 30, ordered to
settle accounts and wait orders. Pay
Inspector Frank C. Cosby, detached
rrou> duty as general storekeeper at
the nary yard, Portsmouth, N. H.,
June 30, ordered to settle accounts and
mail orders. Paymaster Geo. W. Beattan,
from duty as general storekeeper *t the Boston
navy-yard June 30, ordered to settle aooounts
?ad wait order*. Assistant Engineer
Clarence Matthews from the Trenton
and ordered to duty at the navy
Jard. Mare Island, Cal. Assistant Engineer J.
L Pvckrell, from the Mare Island navy-yard,
ordered to return home and wait ordoM. Lieut.
L. C. Logan has been ordered to duty as re
corder to the board of inspection and survey;
Ensign H. McL. Huse to examination fer pro-'
motion. Assistant naval constructor! Chas. H.
Howes and W. L. Capps have been detached
from daw at the University of Glasgow, 8cot
?.u' a? ordered to return home and report
at the Nary department for special duly.
A Probable Delay In Appointing Gen.
SECRETARY PROCTOR AGAIN CALLED AWAY BY
THE DANOEROUS ILLNESS OF HI8 SON?HOW
THE PENDINO CONTEST FOB ADJUTANT-OEN
EttAL STANDS?THE ABHES CASE.
Secretary Proctor, who returned to the city
Saturday afternoon, received a telegram this
morning from his home in Vermont, announc
ing that his twelve-year-old son is dangerously
ill, and the Secretary left at 11 o'clock. The
illness of his son was one of the reasons why
the Secretary went on to Rutland on his recent
trip, but he returned with tlie belief that the
patient was convalescent. The sudden newB he
received this morning was a great shock to him.
His departure at this time may cause a delay
in the settlement of several matters now pend
ing between the White House and the depart
ment. which, it was expected, would be de
cided this week.
AS TO OEN. DBUM's SUCCESSOR.
The most important of these is the selection
of an adjutant-general to succeed Qen. Drum,
who will to-morrow be placed on the retired
list of the army on aocount of age. This mat
ter, it is said, is giving the President consider
able bother, and there is a rumor to the effect
that the influence behind the two leading candi
dates, Whipple and Kelton, is so strong that
the President, not caring to ignore either by
recognizing the other, is going to cut tho
Goruian knot by selecting a third man for the
place. In this event Col. Chauncev McKeevcr
would probably be the appointee, for the only
man between himself una tho head of the list,
barring the main candidates, is Col. ltobert
Williams, who is in such bad health as to put
him out of the raco. But this conclusion is not
generally expected, and the curreut belief is
that either Kelton or Whipple will be selected.
A doubt has been expressed of Gen. Sherman's
energy in backing Col. Whipple; and if it be
well founded that officer's chances are not as
bright as they were commonly thought to be.
ANOTHEB OF THE FLOATINQ ST0BIES
is to the effect that the President has declared
that he will not appoint a staff officer to the
vacancy in the majorships caused by the chango
of adjutants-general, but that the assistant
must be selected from the line of the army.
In support of this is argued, the strong feeling
that is known to exist among western people
in favor of the line against the staff, "but on
the other hand it seems improbable," said an
officer to-day, "that the President would
mako such a declaration and establish
such a principle, which is practically a
warning to all the military cadets at tho
academy that if they study so hard and do such
good work that they will be put into the staff
corps, they will destroy their chances ever
afterward for promotion or advancement by
transfer from their stuff to another. Thus,"
continued the officer, "if a cadet graduate into
the engineer corps, according to this principle,
he will perforce remain an engineer although
an opening may como in another corps for
which he may be better adapted or in which
there is better chances for advancement. In
other words, he asserted, it would be putting a
premium on indifferent work at the military
THE ARME9 CASE.
Tho Secretary's absence will also cause
another delay in tho already long-pending
Amies court-martial case, which has been at
the White House for several weeks. It is not
probable that the delay is occasioned by a de
sire on the part of the President to return the
cage to the court, but rather that he has not
had an opportunity to go over it with the Sec
THE CITY POSTMASTERSHIP.
Speculations as to a Change?The Post
master-General and Mr. Smith.
Mr. Frank H. Smith was at tho Post-Offico
department to-day. His visit had some signifi
cance from the fact that his name has been
mentioned in connection with the city post
mastership. While waiting to see the Post
mattter-Uuieral, Mr. Smith,in conversation with
a Stab reporter, said that he knew of no reason
why he should be singled out to be specially
THE SUCCESSOR OF MB BOSH.
He understood that the l'ostmaster-General
had recently asked a Senator if he knew him
(Mr. Smith), and he believed that the whole
story was based on this incident. Mr. Smith
concluded not to wait longer to see Mr. Wana
maker, but to return later in the day. He went
out into the corridor and passed a group of
men who were talking together. One of the
roup happened to be Mr. Wanamaker, who
ad been stopped on bis way to his office.
"Good morning. Mr. Smith'." called out the
Postmaster-General, as soon as he saw him.
Mr. Smith returned the salutation, and then
waited for an opportunity to speak to Mr.
Wanamaker. The conversation being some
what prolonged, Mr. Smith remarked to tho
Postmaster-General that he would return at 2
"1 don't think I will be here at that timo,"
was the reply.
Then Mr. Smith concluded to wait, and after
the group had dispersed, the Postmaster
General came over to where Mr. Smith was
standing, and they stood and talked together
for some time.
THE RUMOR OF A SPEEDY CHANGE
in the city postmastership created a good deal
of surprise at the Post-Offico department. Mr.
ltoss has three years yet to serve, and it is not
supposed that there will be any charge for
some time yet. One well-informed official said
that there would be no change, at least, until
the pots-office commission had completed its
work. The Postmaster-General left the depart
ment early in the day. and would not be seen.
Mr. Clarkson. the first assistant, told a Stab re
porter that he had heard no talk of auy change
in the city post office.
A LIVELY CONTEST
Over the Appointment of Assistant Chief
of the Life-Saving Service.
There is quite a contest going on over the
appointment of an assistant chief of the life
saving service to succeed Mr. O'Connor, whose
death left the vacancy. It has always been
held that that bureau, upon the efficiency
of which the bves of shipwreeked mari
ners depetids so much, should be
free from politics, and that the theory of pro
motion should obtain, so as to havo always
men of experience and training in charge of
the work. Upon this theory the promotion of
Dr. Reed, the chief clerk, has been expected,
and it is understood that Secretary Windom
looked favorably upon the proposition.
This promotion was regarded as a certainty in
the office until it was discovered that
the chief of the bureau, Mr. Kimball, was urg
ing the appointment of Dr. Baker, of the light
house bureau. The contest has been waxing
warm between the friends of Dr. Keed and the
chief of the bureau, who stands out alone for
the appointment of Dr. Baker, whose
assistance he want* on account of his
scholarly attainments. Dr. Beed's friends have
urged upon Mr. Kimball and the Secretary
that fact that Iteed has been the practical busi
ness man of the office, aud has more familiar
knowledge of the service than any other person
except Mr. Kimball himself. There has been
considerable feeling in the matter, and the
Secretary has hesitated about going against
the wishes of the head of the bureau. It is ex
pected to be settled to-day, probably by the
appointment of Dr. Baker. Some resignations
may follow this appointment.
A General Court-Martial has been ordered
to meet at WiUet's Point, N. Y.. May 27. The
detail ia as follows: Capt. Richard L. Hoxie,
First-LieuU. J as. G. Warren, Geo. A. Zinn,
Henry C. Newcomb, Second-Lieuts. Mason M.
Patrick, Francis R. Shunk, Eugene W. Tan C.
Lucas, and Second-Lieut. Thos. H. Bees, judge
advocate, all of the engineer corps.
Watchman ArPontTRD.?Robert L. Smith,
Delaware, has been appointed a Treasury
CIVILIZING THE INDIANS.
Making Allotments of Land to Them
Under the Severalty Act.
The Indian office agent* are baiily engaged
in making allotments of land nnder the sever
alty act to the members of a nnmber of Indian
tribes throughout the west Mr. Belt, the as
sistant Indian commissioner, states that only
those tribes are selected where a willingness
has been expressed to hold the land in this
way or when in the appointment of the officials
the Indians are sufficiently civilized. At pres
ent allotments are being made to the Indians
on the Quapaw reservation, in the Indian ter
ritory; at the Yankton reservation, in Dakota,
and the Nez Perce reservation, in Idaho. The
work of allotment has been in progress for
some time at Warm Springs and Grand Round
reservations, in Oregon. There has been a tem
porary suspension^ the work at Warm Springs
pending the settlement of the boundary line
of that reservation. Secretary Noble has given
authority for allotments to be made at Devil
Lake's reservation, in Dakota, and at Oneida j
reservation, in Wisconsin.
UNDER THE TERMS OF THE ALLOTMENT ACT ,
a patent it issued to the Indians for ICO acres |
each, or in case of grazing land twice that
quantity. This patent exists for twenty-flvo
years when the fee simple of the land is made
out to the Indians. When an Indian gets a
patent to his land he becomes an American cit
izen and entitled to all the privileges of an
American citizen. It includes, of course, the
important privilege of voting, and the Indian
vote has become quite an important factor in
Eolitics in the went. Patents to lands have
een issued to Indians from time to tjme under
treaties, so that with the additions to the num
ber recently made under the seAeraltv act
THEBE ARE SOME FIFTEEN THOUSAND INDIANS
who hold patents to their lands. There are ,
some 3,000 allotments which have been pre- |
pared, but have not as yet been approved. As
the work progresses the number of patents in
crease with great rapidity, and the time is not '
far distant, it is thought/when Indian reserva- ]
tions will be practically unknown. In cases
where the Indians on a reservation have all
received patents to land, the balance of the
land will be purchased by the government
under agreement with the Indians.
THE NEW CHURCH COUNCIL.
Proceedings of the Convention To-day?
The Proposed New Washington Church.
The platform in the Church of Our Father was
prettily decorated with flowers when the gen
eral convention of the New church reassembled
there this morning. The morning session,
which was well attended, was taken up with
the reception of reports from associations, so
cieties, and general pastors. A report made by
the general church of Pennsylvania, caused
some discussion. It reported to the general
convention among other things the action of
that association in enjoining Rev. Louis H.
Tafel from preaching within the jurisdiction of
that association. Differences arose between
Bishop De Naido and Mr. Tafel which led to
this action. A motion was made to refer the
matter to the council of ministers, but it
was finally decided to lay the whole subject on
the table. If it had gone to the council
of ministers, that body would be under obli
gation to look into the merits of the whole case,
and. as a Star reporter was informed, if they had
decided in favor of Mr. Tufel tliey would" tako
no action binding the Pennsylvania association
to reinstate him. All that could be done
would be to assign him to some other field, and
this can be done without further action.
THE THEOLOGICAL SCHOOL.
The resolution to indorse the proposal of the
managers of the theological school to place
that institution on a permanent basis at Cam
bridge, camo up for discussion, and after
speeches were made by Uev. John Worcester.
James Reed, Joseph Pettee and Chauncey
Giles, Francis A. Dtwson and others, the reso
lution was adopted. A building has been
purchased near the Howard university buildings
and the co-operation of the church is asked to
put tbo seminary on a good financial footing.
The speakers all regarded the movement as
important as the presence of the university
would be helpful and the location would
afford a most advantageous point troin which
to spread the doctrines of the new church.
At 12 o'clocft religious services were held and
a sermon preached by the Rev. Jolm E. Smith.
? THE WASHINGTON CHCIICH.
? A recess was then taken until 2:30 o'clock,
when a missionary conference was opened, and
the question "What shall be done for the New
church at the national capital'/" was taken up
The committee appointed by the Washington
society to consider the auestion of rebuilding
the old temple on Nortn Capitol street, or se
lecting a new site in the northwestern section
of the city will, by order of tllfc Washington
society, report to the convention their conclus
ions. This committee is Mr. Job Barnard. Jno.
Joy Eilson, Gen. R. D. Mussey. Juo. A. Sibbold.
Henry Schooley, Mrs. Flora M. Barnard and
Mrs. Sara A. Spencer. They report that they
do not deem it advisable to rebuild the temple, '
and recommend the building of a new church
on a new site.
They ask in the namo of the society the coun
sel and co-operation of the New church (
throughout the country.
Letters from Rev. Chauncey Giles and Rev.
Frank Sewell. the newly-elected pastor of the
Washington society (now in Rome,), will be
read, indicating the desire that a national New
church be erected here.
This evening a social mectfbg will be held at
the Hamilton house.
To-morrow three sessions will be held, and it
is expected the business of the convention will
be finished. Wednesday the delegates will go
to Mount Vernon, where a basket lunch will be
provided by the Ladies' Aid association of the ,
ON TRIAL FOR MURDER.
The Killing of Ex-Policeman Alder by
In the Criminal Court this morning the case
of Lewis Williams, colored, indicted for the
murder of ex-Policeman W. C. Alder, near
Benning. October 1, 1887, was taken up for
trial. Messrs. Lipscomb and Mullowuey for
the government and Mr. E. M. Hewlett for the
defendant. This is the second trial, the jury
failing to agree at a preceding trial. The
following jurors were selected: S. Thomas
Brown, W. G. Hall, Betij. F. Ellen, Chas. A.
Edelin, Weston B. Turner, Harry W. Dorsey,
Alex. Campbell, A. F. Fielding, L. C. Kengla,
James K. Forrest, James L. Carbery and Willis
R. Speare. __
The case was opened bv Mr. Mullowney, who
stated that they expected to prove that there
had been a quarrel or disturbance in a store
and that the deceased was struck on the head
with a piece of brick and the wound resulted
Testimony was then given to show that de
fendant entered Weeder's store, between 7 and
8 o'clock one Saturday night; that a number of
persons were there drinking, and the de
fendant, acting in a disorderly manner, was
ejected, and when deceased went toward his
home he was assaulted and struck with a brick.
As an east-bound passenger train on the
Texas and Pacific railroad reached the out
skirts of Dallas last Friday night two masked
men with pistols drawn entered the express
car, beat the messenger, Wray, till he was in
sensible, robbed the safe of *1,M0, and made
Foijr more of the men who robbed Paymaster
Wham have been arrested In Arizona. All are
now in prison at Fort Thomas.
In New York Treasury Detective John J. Sul
livan was arrested on a bench warrant Satur
day, charging him with rape on the person of
Mrs. Josephine Rowan, a deaf mate, in her
rooms daring her husband's absence.
The French Frigate Rolando, Commander
Rous tan, arrived at Penaacola Saturday from
Vera Cms. She called for oonsnltation by her
commander with M. Roustln, the French min
ister at Washington, who is his brother, tad
who arrived there Friday night.
Telegrams to The Star
SOME GOSSIP FROM LONDON.
Why Klntr Humbert I>ld Mot
Go to Ht i*n?buru.
THE MYSTERY OF CROSIS'S DEATH.
Three Persons Implicated Now
Known to the Police.
A MAN LYNCHED IN MICHIGAN.
GOSSIP OF LONDON.
Royalty and Nobility Hustled by a tlood
Natured Mob?Other Items of News.
Special Cable Dispatch to The Evtsisa Star
London, May 27.?London is talking only of
the scandalous mobbing of the Prince and Prin
cess of Wales at the fire brigade parade of Sat
urday. Tho crowd was perfectly good humored
and in it* enthusiasm surged through all
obstacles, and almost swamped the royal car
riage. A royal duke was hustled, and earls,
marquises, and M. P's were buffeted hither and
thither. Howard Vincent, commanding the
Westminster ritles, undertook to keep order,
but arrived too late. His utter failure caused
a general growl. The consequences might
have easily been serious. Vincent reserves his
explanation till to-morrow.
The weather has suddenly changed to heavy
rain and cold after boiling heat. The country
is most lovely, the foliage being richer than
The Marquis Dufferin has arrived to receive
a presentation from the city for the conquest
of Burmah. It is somewhat of a white ele
phant. but Dufferin is popular.
Hekliemaun, of Troy, is in London.
There is a rumor of a desire on the part of
the French government to keep the exhibition
going over next year. It has cost three mil
lions. with only five months to remain open,
lie volution is feared and the idea is to stave off
insurrection bf the exhibition.
The pope has gone into summer quarters in
the Vatican garden 111 a small and unhealthy
The government will be questioned to-night
about tho Irish vice royalty; whether, failing
to find a suitable viceroy, they may abolish
THREE PERSONS SUSPECTED.
The Policc Think They Were Concerned
in Dr. Cronlii's Murder.
ONE 19 ALBEADY UNDER ABBEST?THE NAMES OF
THE OTHERS ABE KNOWN, AND TIIEV ARE BEI>'0
LOCATED?THE DOCTOR'S PAPERS TO BE EX
AMINED?WHAT JUDGE LONOENECKER SAYS.
Chicago, May 27.?The arrest of McGeehan,
it is believed, will eventually lead to the arrest
of all the participants in the foul crime. Where
the prisoner is located could not be learned,
but it is believed that he is buried in one of
the deepest dungeons under headquarters in
the city hall. There were many visits made to
that quarter yesterday by police officials and
several by Assistant Superintendent Frank
Murray, of the Pinkerton force. On one of his
visits to the central station Mr. Murray was ac
companied by "Bill" Gallagher, whose exten
sive acquaintance with all classes and charac
ters in i'hiludelphia is well known.
WHO THE PRISONER IS SAID TO BE.
Certain friends of Dr. Cronin who claim to
have been instrumental in bringing about the
arrest say that the prisoner is no other than
the missing J. D. Simmonds, who rented the
rooms at 117 Clark street, opposite to Cronin's
office in the Chicago opera house building, pur
chased the furniture and trunk at Kevells'. and
after keeping them in the rooms for a while,
disappeared with all the traps found last week
in the Carlson cottage in Lakeview. They
further claim that he drove Dr. Cronin away,
assisted in the awful struggle which resulted in
Cronin's death, aud then aided in disposing of,
the doctor's body. There was some mysterious^
telephoning going on between the central sta
tion and "Capt. Schaack's hostelry yesterday
after the visit of Murray and Gallagher.
THBEE MEN IMPLICATED.
The detectives are said to be in possession of
the real names and actual identities of throe
of the men implicated in the assassination.
They are the two Williams' and Simonds. They
also know that the three men slipped to three
different parts of the country, and three of
ficers have been sent to locate them, but so far
no encouraging reports have been received.
There are also under constant detective espion
age six or eight people in Chicago.
The police profess to know that McGeehan is
neither Simmonds nor the man Williams who
rented the Carlson cottage, but admit that
they know nothing about his being the alleged
"Smith" named by Detective Coughlin.
There was a rumor last night that a Chicago
barkeeper was under arrest, but while the city
police denied this they assert that the princi
pals and accessories are Chicago people, with
not more than two exceptions. All the sus
pects will be rounded up for the coroner's in
m'geehas fully identifed.
It is reported this morning that Peter Mc
Geehan has been identified as the occupant of
the Clark-street flat and purchaser of the fur
niture from Bevells. Neither the police nor
the furniture men will talk. If this is correct
one-half of the mystery is cleared up, and the
only questions to be solved are who were tho
other participants and who is behind the gang.
DB. CBONIX'S PAPEB8 TO BE EXAMINED.
Cbicaoo, May 27.?Judge Longnecker will to
day meet II. J. Hvnes and Luther Latiin Mills,
and will be shown the incriminating paper*
and affidavits left with Mr. Hynes by Dr.
Cronin some time ago. On the contents of
these documents will depend whether the
state's attorney will order the arrest of any per
sons so often alluded to by Dr. Cronin's triends
as being in the conspiracy 'to assassinate him.
The present grand jury will close their labors
early this week and the June body will not be
impaneled until the second Monday of the
"It will make no difference," said Judge
Longnecker, "whether the grand jury acts or
not. Any person against whom there is suffi
cient grounds of suspicion can be held to await
the action of the grand jury."
A reporter this morning visited the ice-house
of P. O. Sullivan to inquire what Mr. Sullivan
knew about the reported disappearance of Tom
Tierney. Mr. Sullivan was not at home, but
hiB housekeeper was. She declared that Tom
Tierney had not disappeared; ou the contrary
he was still working for Sullivan and this
morning took out one of the ice wagons.
THE STRIKING MINERS.
Their Committee Arrested and Their
Berlin, May 27.?All the members of the
committee appointed to represent the striking
miners at liochum have been arrested and
their papers seized.
An Illinois Cyclone.
Qcxxct, III., May 27.?A terrific wind and
rain storm passed over this vicinity about 8
o'clock yesterday afternoon. The storm was
cyclonic in its nature and considerable damage
Was done. The black, funnel-shaped cloud
swept at a furious rate from northwest to south
east, descending to the earth at irregular inter
vals. Several houses and barns were un
roofed and great trees were pulled up by the
roots. The full force of the storm struck a
cemetery in the southern part of the city and
nearly every monument u the (?Aunas was
demolished, bo far no loss of lifs ~?s been re
A MICHIGAN LYlCUISiO.
A Colored Tramp Shot and Kaiutrd by
a Mob for a Krutol Crime.
Post Hi no*. Mich.. May >7. On the aftef>
noon of Mut II. ? colored tramp entered tli*
hou*o of John Gilli*. a fi.rm< r 1iv.dk about four
miles went of thin City, and ma<W' a brutal **
aault on Mr*. Gilli*. beating and kt. king bar
and stamping ou her proatrate bod*. Mr*.
Gilli* vaa alone with her little five-year-old
daughter at the time. and. although ikr of
fer* d strong resistance. she waa Anally over
come and the brute accomplished hi* purpose
A large ponsc of farmer* acouri d the country
for the man. but did not ancceed in finding hint.
The Tort Huron police, however, di?cov?-rrd
him in hiding in the mood* in ar the city hiu
d*y morning. May 12th. and lo?lg< d him in jmL
He gave the name of Alt* rt Martin, iiud was
fully identified a* Mr*, <iilh*' a?? ulant.
VKH. atLUK ?k? 1 > RK:l,l T llUkUTKH.
and hat been und> r a phy-i'ian'? care, lying in
a precarious condition since. and i* now u<4
expecved to live.
Two pistol shot* ringing out on the air and
a wild cry of "Go away from here!" startled the
people living in the neighborhood of the jail
early this morning, boon every body in that
neighborhood was on the alert, and the wor J
passed quickly that a mob wa? after Murt.iu
The shot* Were fired by the sheriff, but the
mob of 75 or 10*1 masked and blackt ned m< n
surrounding the jail door paid no utt< ntaou t>?
the shot*. Home had already gamed an en
trance to the jailor's room, mid were buttering
in the jail door with heavy sledge-hammer*.
The lock* asl catches offered l>ut a momentary
resistance, and soon the men seized the pris
oner, who was in bed. aud
rasTENCD a *oi-e ?*orxi> his neck.
Martiu resisted desperately, bracing his knees
against the cell door, w hile twenty mi u were
tugging at the rope and othe rs were kicking
him in the back of the head. He tin n grabbed
at a stovepipe, which #as jerked oilt of it*
place, and ju?t b< fore reaching the outside
door struggled to his feet. He was struck a
terrible blow on the back of the head by a wago.i
stake and was sent head first out iuto tho
street. He was then struck ou the bead by a
sledge and fully tweaty revolver shots wero
fired at him. one shot taking efl> ct
in his head and another in his back, lie must
have been dead before the mob had gone tho
length of the tirst block, hilt he was dragged
through the sand and over the pavement to tho
"th-street bridge, three blocks Irom the jail,
where he was strung up to the iron stringer*.
He was cut down by the sheriff a few minute*
later, but he was dead ami mangled almost l??
voud recognition. The whole affair did not oc
cupy uiore than twenty minutes. Only tha
sheriff and turnkey were ou duty at the jail,
although they had been wane d that au at
tempt would be made to lynch Martin.
KING ItlMHKUT AND FUANCK.
He Never Thought of \ Isltlng Stra
burn With Rni|>eror William.
Paris. May 27. ?In response to a communi
cation relative to the report that King Hum
bert had intended to visit Strasburg m com
pany with Emperor William before his return
to Home. Count Meoabrea. Italian ambassador
to Francc. has assured M. Spuller. minister of
foreign affairs, that the kiug never contem
plated such a visit. Notwithstanding tho
denial of Count Meoabrea that King Humbert
had inU nded to viMt Strasburg it ?* riimon d
here that he had prepared to accompany f m
peror William and renounced his purpose only
in deference to an appealing telegram from
hi* wife. Queen Marguerite.
M. Faure, memlK r ot the chamber of depn*
ties, who had intended to submit que-tions to
the government in relation to the alleg? d
treaty between Trance and Hayti. h*s aban
doned his intention for the pi - sent, but w ill
offer them lu the chamber some time before
the discussion of the budget l* finished.
All the mortimg papers believe that Kin^
Humbert had really deb rmined to visit .stras
liurg. and express the opinion that hi1 aban
doned his intention out of respect for the just
ifiably stroug feeling throughout l urope. and
especiallv among the Italiau patriot*, against
such a visit. The papers do not hold the Ital
iau people responsible for Italy * ingrati
tude, but they urge the government to avoid
strengthening the hand* ol the Italiau cahiuet
bv renewing the commercial rel&tious be tween
France aud Italy. _
Heavy Shipment* of Ore.
Chicaoo, May 27.?A special dispatch from
Ishpeming, Mich., says: I.ake shipment*of ore
continue heavy, and the figures at the five for
wardiug ports show that nearly 900.000 ton* of
ore have been shipped since navigation opened,
barelv a month ago. The volume of shipment*
is unprecedented, aud the only unsatisfactory
feature from the producers standpoint is thai
much of the ore is unsold. Mine* effect larg?
savings in freight by shipping early in tha
season, but unless the ore is Bold the dock
charges will take off a great part of the profit*.
Displeased Over Action In Sim Coy'fi
Indian a I'oi.is. Ixi>., May 27.?The executive
officers of the Committee of One Hundred are
displeased over the action of the President in
remitting the fine of Sim Coy. the democratic
politician who is serving a term tu the peniten
tiary for election frauds, aud they have ex
pressed their dissatisfaction in resolution*.
They think that they should have been con
Change* of Railroad Officials.
EvANKViixe. Ink.. May 27.?The consolidm
tion of the Louisville. Evansville and St. Louis
railroad with the Mackey system, which was
concluded Wednesday last at Belleville, ha*
made quite a number of important change*
necessary. The first of these was the appoint
ment of Capt. G. J. Grammer as traiiic mana
ger over the eutire system, which went into
effect Wednesday. Another important appoint
ment is that of Col. Goo. F. Evuus as general
manager of the eutire Mackey system.
Perished In the Flames.
St. Mary's. Ohio, Jlay 27.?The residence of
Emanuel Smith, n?ar this place, was destroyed
by fire early yesterday morning. A boy named
Copsev, who had been stopping over night
with the Smiths, had been rescued from the
flames, but while overcome with fright and be
fore he could be caught rushed back into tho
midst of the tire and perished.
A Single Tax Party In Dakota.
Yankton. May 27.?A new party ha* bee*
formed in South Dakota, known as the single
tax party. It was organized at Hurou Satur
day and a central committee appointed. It is
the purpose of thi* party to open the cam
paign in the new state of South Dakota, w ith the
ultimate view of incorporating the single tat
principles into ti.e state constitution. 1 he ad
vocates of the new theory maintain that all
public revenues should ultimately be raised by
a single tax on the value of the bare land.
A Big Fire in Reno.
Reno. Nsv.. May 27.?A tire started yesterday %
afternoon in the old theater building, just op
posite the depot hotel, destroying the hotel, six
other houses aud offices near, the Pioneer ho
tel, the Lafayette house. Bollard house, aud
Pyramid hotel. The N. A C. depot was also par
tially consumed. On Center street the fire
broke out again and destroyed five business
houses and ten residences. In oue block every
building except oue wan in ashes. The Are m
auother directiou burned the round-house and
turn-table of the Central Pacific road aud two
houses and one ceiucut house. The Sliver State
fiouriug mills were next cuusumed and after that
Fogus flouring mills. It is imposHible to seenre
correct losses, but will probably be between
*2j0.000 aud *300.000. The insurance amounts
to about *125.000. being quite evenly distribu
ted among twenty or tweuty-flve companies.
From Wall Street To-day.
New You, May 87, 11 a. m. The stock
market opened with a large volume of business
this morning, and first prices, as compared
with those of Saturday * closing, were gener
ally from one-eighth to one-half per c?-nt
higher, the latter in Atehi*on. The impetus
given the market lasted during the early trad
ing. and in a few shares material
advantages were made over the open
ing figure*. Wheeling aud Lake Erie preferred
rising 1 per cent. Chicago Gas aud Denver,
Texas and Fort Worth each, Chesapeake and
Ohio preferred Ji. and Louisville and
Nashville and Missouri Pacific If
each but the others advanced slight
fractions only. A reaction occurred
toward the end of the hour, and most of the
list, the specially strong slocks being the only
exceptions, were carried down to small fr*?
tiOQft below the opening figure*. In the on
listed department cotton-oil was remarka
bly strong and rose lj* per cent, but ^scUkI
what with the regular list. At 11 o clock
the market wss still activs, but hearr to i
at small fractions under opening figures for
most of the list.
At Charlestown. W. Va.. the M. James Cath
olic chapel was dedicated yesterday by Her. A.
TanDeVyver, administrator of the diooess of
At Paterson, H. J., wife-murderer Tunis !?>
to be hanged Jans ft
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