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news, gives fuller accounts, has more local news. Is more up-to-date than any other evening newspaper published in Washington. SUBSCRIBERS to THE TIMES get all the news of the world and all Washington happenings for fifty cents a month. This Includes Morn ing, Evening, and theSunday Edition. VOL. 2. STO. 53S. WASHINGTON, D. C, 3TKXDAY MORNING, STCPTmiKEIt ' 6, IS 95. EIGHT PAGES. ONE CENT. Telegraphic News Supplied Tby the Exclusive Service of the United Press and Bennett CaMes, Supplemented by tlie Associated Press and Special Correspondeiits- than twice what other local newspapers have. EIGHT TRAIPS BURNED SIX HUNDRED WERE KILLED The Times Will Act If the Com missioners Do Not. BRING POLICE COUET ACTION Nothing to Prevent u Privutc Citizen From Scouring u Wjirrnnt for the Magnates Chances of 11 Failure of the FIghi Vigorous Piosec-iitlon to Be Started Nevertheless. WaHbtngtoiHsiiK w lth a half-dozen ccep. tiiiiis, ix-pard the legal campaign of tiie JJihtrfc CoiimbtHMrs against the Eck "ingiH and Soldiers Home tioJIey rail wav as oik- of tlie nimt pronounced larce on the iHsirid court records Two years ago this company failed lo remove its ixdes, at, required by Its chat ter, and pleaded for an omcukkhi of time Cougrese gave it until the first ol last July fcoettfaply with lite law, bat when the duv came they did net comirty The 0n nitsMOoera pmcoeded against them, and tlte oetupauy actually nag granted au or der to restrain tlte CMiiints.imers. After agMMent on I Ik' merits of the inititiettoR before Justice Hmghnm, he dis solved the mjoucuou Then the company apjteaifd from an rckr dt dvmg a tem porary injunction, and lite appeal was al lowed Tlieti the whole business -went to sleep. TIk- prosecuting attorney" cepaiion was thought to be guite and the Comtiifeiocrs preserved au attitude of masterly in activity. Pi ndtng title toponfic nape of the cam paign, lite bivouac of tbe authorities -Mas startled bj an iMerv Jew m The Times w it"j 11 r F L Siddone.of Kaklon ShldoHS.in which be showed that the proceedings up to date did nut and could not prevent the ConmiieFioiKTt, frocn proceeding with the abatement of the nuisance, in latt that the apjteal from lac order disfolviitg the injunction iteeif was Illegal BEST LAWYERS ASSENTED There was a chorae of astcut to this projHtUMi by the lien lawyers in the city and by the District Conimubioners Mr Thomas, the attorney for the Diftnct, also aditaited that it was good law The fail urc of the CnmHeeieiR-rB to act "was ex plained Uj tin- btaiement that Uiey in tend"d to act all along, aUbougn valuable time wat ln-mg daily wafted if it was at all the eHtoere desire of the Commissioners that Cm case be prosecuted vigorously Oilier ikh iMiKir& then took up the mat ter tliat was revealed bv The Times, al eventually Utv CofiHnih.ioners instructed the attorney for the cilj lo proceed agaittet the trolley people for ocoupjing iHibiic space for private purpose. Prosfeoutiiip -Atioruej Fugh summoaed "W Ketiley Bchoepf, manager of the trol ley line, into court on a i arrant of ar refat. After learned argument tbe police Judge held that Sohoepf was guiitj and fined him $60 or thirty daj in the work iouwJ He tliereujMjn ajipealcd to Judge Cole The appeal was granted on the grounds that there wafa a contract between the railroad oompany and the people, and It could not be terminated in the way Congre sought to terminate it, that their etatutorj right could not be taken away wltnoui oomtetiauon iu iew of the pro Yibiotts of tbe fiftli amendment to the CoiK-tKutiou, and, third, that the olc&, if taken do, 4iould be removed accord ing to judicial prooerh, awl they were endeavoring to establish that in this case. FIXED 3JU SCIIOEPF. Ooncarreutly witli the appeal Mr Schoepf applied for a ril of halKas corpus and his cominittnent to the workhouse wab held In abvace, although by an error he was rpjKirted as having fcervinl hlb time and re ceived five dajs off for good behavior Mr Thomas Fakl jestcnlay that at he und-retood it Judge Cole, in delivering the opinion, -w hile he denied the v rit of habeas corpuh, intimated that it woukl lm vt proier and appropriate that the Conimis Eioners should deswst irom lurther prosiTii tiou until tbe court of .appeals was heard from. Commtetfioner Truedell said jesierday tliat it wa6 upon this (statement of Judge Cole tlmt the profieouliun wa6 dropped. ProbectttingAttornej Pugh, however, had announced his intention of bringing a now uifonuHUon every day, lait of eourc. the mere suggestion of Judge Cole bkwked tlie game at it was adopted bv the Coni nnsslonerb as the law or the Aledcs and Persians. TIMES WILL TRY. The Time holds, nevertheless, thai there 1h uotliing to prevent the vigorous prosecu tion of the eases, and will endeavor at the toonest possible time to bring the trolley magnals once more to the bar of the jiolicc court. There is nothing to prevent any pnvat citizen from making an affidavit Jhat th? Euibnnoe suli exiirt and iiaving an informa tion filod and a warrant or arrest executed. Both Messrs Thomas, and Acting Prose cuting Attorney Mason Uicliardson said yesterday "Of course tliere are several chances egalifot the sin cerul event of such a pro ceeding The Omiml5-kMwr6 may regard it in Uh- light of a contempt of Judge Cole, and inet-ruct the city attorneys not to pro ceed, or the company niaj appeal, and the appellate court may intimaie to the prose cuting attorney that tlie proFecutlons bad lR-tter ceae iiending the settlement of the same question now before the court of appeals "Ve shall see what we eiiall see " TOWN AT FEUD. TVliole4ilo Attempt at PoNontns at 31firfwrd Parlt Makes Trouble. Crown Point. Ind , Sept. 5. Slnee the wholesale poisoning occurred at Horse--ford Park a feud has exist ed between the different families connected with it that is likely to prove fatal An attempt was made lata nfciht to burn the village Several houses were found saturated with oil. and one was Tired, and the family wab nearly cremated before they could get out The -village is guarded. Several thots were fired at prowlers Want the Institute. Nashville, Tenu , Sept 5. A movement "Was begun here to-day to eecure for this City the proposed Soutljprn Confederate Historical institute. Delegations from bore will visit Mr Ruesell, of New Tork, who offered to donate $100,000 for the Btrnrie. to eccuxc hie co-operation. Eoasted to Deatli in an Old-Time Eendezvous. Six llofllo Already Tit Ken Out of a Hans-and the Dubi'K Xot All Cleared Away. Norntown, Pa , Sept. 5. It '6 pow be lleved that at leabt eight 'ramps, nr ei iheir deaih early this morning by the burning of a large barn bdoiging to !'. Penu sylvauia Kailroad Comjiauj near Earnest station, iu Plymouth tovvaMiip. Six bodies have already ;n .N'coued, and the debrib hats not ad 'e'i iieaicd away. The barn bad been a e-id v ous for tramps, for years, and is :nmy abtevuity five have skpt there it "lie Jm. Vliothcr or not the nam v,", t,vi u lnc by accident it not kno vn. Finn: coixagi: denounced. Xebra-ka Adiiiiul-t ration Democrat-? Adopt a Platform. Lincoln, Neb , Sept. n. Nebraska admin istraUon Demm rath vv huareoppoed to free silver and fiiMon with populists met in State convention this afternoon, primarily to nominate a candidate for associate jus tice of the supreme court and two candi dates for regents of the university. Tlte platform say&, among other things '"SVe endorse the national Democratic platform of 16B1I ami the mterpretatnui placed thereon by tiie President. Tree coinage of 6ilvcr, 1G to 1, means silver mouometuUiMn; it means a poorer money and les or it; it means less -wages for tht lab txing man and less actual money for the farmer, and very much less credit as well as money for the business man. It means bankruptcy for all bave the miue-ow ners " For justice of the supreme court, T. J. Mahonj, of Omaha, -was nominated by ac clamation John II. Ames, of Lincoln, and V. S. A bey, of HiUlrelb, were nomi nated for regents. QUIET AT JSIIPEMIXG. Non-Union Men at Work, Tliougli Striker. Are After Tliein. Ishpenniig, Mich., Sept. 5. About 300 strikers congregated at the Chicago and Northwestern passenger depot this morn mg, but no outside men were on board the tram. The president of the union, at the head of a committee, stopped several non union men wlio were working at the 'Winthrop mine, in which operations were resumed thii morning. The Lake Superior mine is preparing to start a second steam shovel, ami a crew of men to run it are now on the way from the outside. "Ihe Lake Angeliue is albo making similar prepara tions. Tlie strikers tried to induce the engineer and crauemen employed on the shovel at the Sullsbury mine to quit work, but were unsuccessful. OUGHT TO STUIICU. Unroll Ansnrr Given to Standard Men V bo A-K an Increase. "Whiting, Ind., Sept 5. Several days ago a request was sent to the management of the Standard shops for an increase of wages to the machinixts. Last night the Standard gave its answer by bhuttiug down the machine shops and discharging all of the 200 machinists from us employ. Intense leeliug through the works has been caused by this summary treatment of the men, and it is said that 800 work men In 'other departments will strike to night out of sympathy for the discharged men." Serious trouble is feared. ItEPUBLlCAN LEAGUEHS. New York Club. Elect Officers, nnd National Delegate-. Biughampton, N , Sept. 5. At the ses sion of the League ol Republican Clubs the following officers were elected. Presi dent, George E Green, vice presidents, Ed ward A Mrritt, Jr., of Potsdam; A. H. Steel, of New York, and Frauds G. Ward, of Buffalo, Eecretary, Frederic J Bryant, of Bingham pton, treaturer, Addison B Colvin, of Glen Tails. Henry Gleason and Major John "W. Totten, of New York, Dr. J. W. Sheldon, of Syracuse, and Col. David P Walking, of Brooklyn, were elected delegates at large to the convention of the Republican National League to be held at Milvv aukee in 1890. HILL'S STUMPING TOUK. SpoLe to Twenty Tliou-uiid People at Clicnmn; County Fair. Elnnra, N. Y., Sept. 5 Scnatoi David B. Hill arrived In Elnnra last night. This afternoon he spoke to 20,000 people at the Chemung county fair. "While in Elnnra he is thegue-blof the Hon. and Mrs. John B Stanchfield. To morrow he will spend the day at the farm of Superintendent ol Prisons Lathrop in Steuben county, and on Saturday will speak at the Democratic county conven tion at Horseheads, In this county. HAHKY POWELL DEAD. He T's Shot by Arthur Jennings, a SIs-Year-OId Boy. (Special to the Times ) Richmond. Va , Sept 5 Harry Powell, the thirtecn-yenr-old son of Taylor II Powell, who was shot yesterday with a parlor rifle by Arthur Jennings, six years old, died Jo-day from the effects of hrt wound. The fact that the younger boy threatened lo kill the older, and put the riflp ngainst nis breast and fired, makes the affair the more harrowing JUHOH TACKED. So tbe "Verdict In Two Mairuer Cases 1 feet Aside. Manassas. "Va., Sept. 5. Judge Lips-' comb to-day set aside ihe vcrdici rendered by the jury yesterday in the case of George Posey and his bon, Fred Posey, convicted of murdr. Tho judge ordered a new trial on the ground of improper conduct on the part of. one of the jurors, who, it is alleged, offered to bet the accused would be convicted. Don't Want tlie Upper House. Cardiff, Sept. C The Trades Congress at its session to-day unanimously adopted a resolution demanding the abolition of the House of Lords. Hotel TaVonia, North Tanoma, D. C, will remain open until November 1st. Terms very reasonable. "Walter Burton, Prop. J ! I 'III jy j f -nfr "';Wi .Our District Authorities' Bark Is Worse Tried to Explode an Infernal Ma chine in Rothschild's Office. COULD WOT LIGHT THE FUSE Ashes on His Cigarette Sa-veil the Great Banking Building Detective Chased Him to theStreet, Where lie Was Arrested Boasts of Anarchy and Says Success Must Come. Paris, Sept. G -De Rothschild's bank ing house in this city w as the scene to day of another nihilistic attempt. At 3 20 o'clock a man entered the bank from the Rue Lafitte. In the -vestibule a detective w ho was on guard there -.aw the stranger trying to light the fuse of a Ix-mb which he carried with a cigarette. The ashes of the cigarette prevented the ready ignition of the fuse, and the man, seeiug that he was observed, threw the bomb upon the carpeted floor. DID NOT EXPLODE. The w eapondid not explode, and the man was arrested When he was taken to the police olfice, he boldly avowed himseli an auarehii. A- cording to another account, when the man with the bomb was arrested he was ascending the first staircase leading to the banking ortioe and had lighted a match. When he saw that he had been detected, he threw the bomb to the ground and ran out into the street, being puiaued by the bank detective. When overtaken the desperate man turned suddenly and confronted his pursuer with a razor The officer warded off a blow which was aimed .it Lim, and seized the man by the w rKt Another police man coming up, the two officers succeeded iu ov empowering the would In." murderer. BOASTS OF ANARCHY. At the police oftice the-man vvasexamincd by Inspector Carnette, acting in the ab sence of Commissary Guenn He obsti nately relused to talk, and was taken to the central prison There hebecame more communicative, and openly proressed anarchistic theories, declaring that he intended the bomb as an anarchist demonstration The recent explosive received at Do Rothschild's bunk, and which cost Rothschild's confi dential clerk an eye, the man said, was only a hoax, to-day's attempt being ex pected to have a snlutary effect. The bomb contained chloride or potassuim "However," he added, "you are cun ning, open it and satisfy yourself on that point." Police officials believe from the appear ance of the culprit t'aat ho is a brother of Paw Is. who perpetrated the Madeleine outrage The bomb wasmadeof ahalf-poundcocoa tin. ued with a string and wound about with wire J round hole, a quarter of an inch iu size, wan in the side of the box and from this fell a whitith powder. TENURE OF OFFICE. Letter Carriers Tillable to TaLe Any Action on This Bill. Philadelphia, Sept. 5. At to day's ses sion of the National Association of Letter Carriers the tenure of office bill was brought up for discussion, and the legislative com mittee was urged to do their utmost for the passage ol the bill. No action was lakn in regard to the bill, precedence being given to the pensioning or letter carriers. Tho committee on legislation reported negativelv the resolution presented by the Bullalo delegation, which provides that tho constitution bo so amended that all proxies b receiv ed aB i otes on all mailers with tho exception of the election of officers. BOGUS WHISKY RECEIPTS. Shrewd Swindler Anested in New York for Selling Them. Chicago, Sept. 5. S. V. Lagle, who claimed to be secretary of the Old Hickory Distilling Co., having an office here, was arrested in New York city to day on the charge of swindling numerous keepers of Chicago saloons out of large sums by sell ing them bogus government warehouse receipts for whiskey supposed to be in bond. Each stated that five barrels of whis kev of certam numbers were in the United States bonded distillery warehouse No. 8, Sixth district of Kentucky, at Petersburg, Kentucky. Gen. Agnus Dined. New York, Sept. 5. A number of promi nent newspaper men and members of the New York Press Club gathered at the club rooms to-night, where a dinner was given in honor of Gen. FelJx Agnus, of the Balti more American. IS HE REALLY DR. FRAKER? Many Persons Still Claim He Was Drowned Two.Tears Ago. Neighbors Who Knew Him at Ex celsior Springs Say the Prisoner Ij, "ot Their Old Friend. Liberty, Mo., Sept. 5 Surprising develop ments, it is rumored here, may belooked for in the Dr. Fraker insurance case before another twenty four hours elapse. An officer of one of the insurance com panies, who is here on the case, it is said on good authority, makes thestatement that the man captured in Minnesota is not Hie doctor. Judge J H Sandusky, attorney for Judge J. E. Lincoln, executor of the Fmker estate, said to day that they had not admitted yet that tho prisoner is Traker. Persona who knew Fraker intimately at Excelsior Springs, where the doctor lived before his memorable disappearance, will be here this evening, when the question or Identity will be settled. 0 A gentleman named Woodmansee, who knew Fraker for fifteen years, declares the nnn now in jail is not Fraker. On tho other hand it is claimed that sev eral people ha- e recognized him. MEXICAN TOWNS WIPED OUT Eoderiguez and Abactor Destroyed by a Cloud Burst. Tremendous Torrent From Six to Xine Miles Wide Hushes How n tbo jCoiiuv opipts St Louis, Mo , Sept 5. A special to the Chronicle from Piedras Negras, Mexico , says that advices have reached there of tho almost complete destruction of the towns of Roderlgues and Abastor, situated south of there in the valley of the Sahdo River Both places were wiped out of existence by a cloudburst, which occurred in the San Bias Mountains, Lack of the towns Th water rushed down in tho valley in a tre mendous torrent, sweeping everything be fore it It covered the ground to a depth of six feel, and tho flood was from six to nine miles wide. The business houses and residences of the two towns were built of adobe, and they melted away beforo, tho torrent of water like so much eand. The town of Abastor had a population of 1,500 peo ple. The inhabitants saw tlie torrent com ing down the valley in time to make their escape to the adjoining hills So far as known thero were no lives lost in that place, although not more thau fifteen houses arc left standing. Every house in the town of Roderiguez, which has a population of 700, was washed away, but no lives were lost. It is feared that there w as great destruction of prop erty and lives lost farther down the valley, as the portion was tbicklyscttled. It is known that ail the buildings on the hacienda of Jore Ross were caught in the flood and washed away. Harriteon'h New Summer Home. Old Forge, N. Y., Sept. 6. Gen. Har rison has about made up his mind to spend his summers at this point in tlie 'Adlrondacks, and is negotiating with Dr. Seward 'Webb Tor a number of lots uerea bQuts, Whether he -will build a cottage on First Lake or at Big Moose Lake has uxt been decided upon. Six Buildings Burned. Carollton, Ky., Sept. D. A disastrous fire which started here in the general mer chandise stores of M. and M. Dinkelspiel, at 11-30 o'clock, destroyed six buildlug3 before it was gotten under control. . The loss will reach. $75,000. Than Their Bite. FOBGEBY CUABGED TWICE William E. Brook, of Mt. Pleasant, Arrested in Baltimore. HIS GAME DID NOT WORK Deposited n Small Check and Then Tried to Get One for a Thousand Dollars Cashed Claims tlie Order Was Given to Him by a. "Washington Mun Cannot He Located. Baltimore, Md., Sept. 5. Late this after noon a young man, suspected to be Fred F. Marr, of Albany, N. Y., although giv ing tho name of "V E. Brooks, of Washing ton, D C was committed for court by Jus tice Murray on the double charge of forgery and attempting to obtain $1,000 by means of forgery. August 31, Marr is said to hao de posited $30 at the National Mechanics' Bank in this city undr the name of Brooks. September 3 he endeavored to cash a check for $1,000 on tho National Capital Bank of "Washington, signed by Frank Baldwin and payablo to the order of "W. E. Brooks. Payment was refused, but the National Mechanics' Bank took the check for tollec Hon. The National Capital Band said the check was forged. Marr went to the National Mechanics' Bank this afternoon and drew a check for $1,050, which would include both the "Washington check and the $50 deposited. Instead of paying the National Mechanics Bank called Detective Hogan, who ar rested Marr When arrested the mng man Fald he was from Mount Pleasant, a suburb of Washington, D C He eaid Mr. O. M. Denis, of theChambcrofCommercebuilding, had given him the check, but Mr Denis denied it. The name of Brooks docs not appear in the local directory , and inquiry last night failed to secure any information regard ing him Mr W M. Baldwin, cashier of the National Capital Kink, is out of the city, and Mr John E Herrell, the presi dent, w as ill and could not be seen DANGEROUS FOltEisT FIRES. One Is Threatening May 's Landing and the Town Seoul-. Doomed. May's Lauding, N. J., Sept. 5 Consider able excitement prevails here because of the nearby approach to the- north end of this town of the forestfire that started yes terday. The flames are now within a hall mile of here, and hundreds of men are out fighting the tire. Hundreds of women and children have gathered near -tU; larm of Joseph L. Veal, which it is not likely can be saved. A large number or men nav e leit their work in factories and have gone to protect their homes. It the wind continues in its pres ent course several houses are certain of destruction. The destruct on or timber has entailed a heavy loss m HEAUT1FUL WIDOW WEDS. M!rs. Helrne Married Quietly to Judge Lealto, of Ashland. (Special to the Times.) Richmond, Va., Sept. 5 At Ashland this evening Judge William Josiah Leake was married to Mrs. I. S. Beirne, the beautiful widow of tiie late Richard F. Beirne, for many years editor of the Richmond Ev ening State, and the hero of the famous Elam Beirne duel. The marriage was kept so quiet that few knew of it until after the ceremony. The wedded couple left for a trip to Wash ington and other Northern cities. MYSTERY' SOLVED. Murder Accounts for tho Disappear ance ot a Cambridge Man. Cumberland, Md., Sept. 5. Abraham Baer, of Cambridge, was arrested to day, charged with the murder of Louis Sindlcr, who mysteriously disappeared about six weeks ago. Warrants are also out foe Isaac and Lewia Baer, sons of the prisoner, who are accused of complicity in thcalleged crime. It is said that tho accused men had a postal order winch the missing man had In his possession when last seen. Slndler livedin Baltimorcandhasa famllyinRussU. Big Battle Fought Between Cubans and Royalist Troops. Insurgents Completely Routed tho Spaniards Xe-ar Santiago do Cuba. Papers Report the Conflict. Private letters to this city bring the news of a big battle fought on August 31, near Santiago dc Culia, between the insurgents under Antonio Maceo and Spanish troops commanded by Canellas. Thelnsurgents completely routedthetroopH, killing (500 soldiers and eight officers, and wounding Canellas. TJic Spanish papers report that the battle was fought, but do not giv e thcdctalls. SPANIARDS SPARE NONE. Women and Children Massacred at the Capture of Halre. New York, Sept. 0. Atrocities by Span iards, as revolting as those committed by the Japanese at Port Arthur, hav e just been reported to the Cuban revolutionary party m New York. Enrique Trujilo, editor of El Porvenlr. received a letter to day from Juan Maspons Franco, chief of staff, under Gen. Maximo Gomez, the commander in chief of the in surgent army. It is dated "headquarters In the field, August 3," and sends details of the cap turo and recapture of the city of Baire, and the matsacre of thirty-seveii inoffensive Cubans, mostly women and children, by tha Spaniards under Commander Garrido. OVERDREW HIS ACCOUNT. W'ldely- Known Virginia Turfman $18,000 Ahead or His Rank. (Special to the Times ) Richmond. Va , Sept o It leaked out to-day, dt-spite the strenuous efforts on the part of the officers of the State Bank ot Virginia lo keep the affair secret, that Samuel B Nelson, a prominent turfman of this city, had overdrawn his account in that hank to the- amount of about $18,000 Bookkeeper Richard W Cardwell, who allowed Mr Nelson to overdraw, claims that it was done by an error Mr Nelson claims that he kept iio stubs and had no idea of how his accounts stood A conference of the off Hers of the bank was held and the matter adjusted Book keeper Cardwell was dismissed The transactions have been going on for several years, but were not discovered by the bank officers until recently. Card well is reported to have said that after Nelson first overdrew his account he used that as a means for repeating it from time to time. HIS FIRST LOVE. Frankfort Attorney Married Again to His Divorced First Wife. rrankfort.Ind ,Sept.3 JohnW.Strawn, a prominent local attorney and politician, wasgranti i divorce yesterday, and to-day married Flora Strawn, who was granted a divorce from him lest June. Strawn had lived happily with his first wife for twelve year, but Jjecame smitten with Emma Cuility , of Iudianapoli. Mrs. Strawn obtained a divorce, and three days later Strawn married the Indianapolis woman After living with her in his old home for three weeks he was smitten with re morse, and sending for his first wire and their child, was forgiven. DEAD IX A POND. Body of XudeGlrl Found Strapped to a Log. Aucilla, Fla , Sept. 5 Last Monday night Stella Johnson, the fourteen year old daughter of a widow who lives near here, mysteriously disappeared The mother said the girl had been kidnapped, and poscs hav e been searching for her. To day her nude atrd mangled body was found, strapped to a log, m a pond some distance from her home. Her neck was broken, throat cut and right arm severed from the shoulder. The arm could not be found. - - OLD-TLME CANNON'. Gen. Oglethorpe Fought Spaniards. With Them Years Ago. Brunswick, Ga., Sept. 0. Cnpt. Barney Dart brought up from St. Simons to day the old cannon used at Frederick's Fort by Gen. Oglethorpe iu his fight with the-Spaniards In the early days of this country; also a block of timber from the old fort and a large piece of the Wesley oak, under which the famous apostle of Methodism first ex pounded his views In Georgia. They will be placed in the Glynn exhibit at the Atlanta exposition. GENEROUS GIFT. Mrs. naclvley,of Scranton, Gives SI 0, 000 to the Y'.M. C. A. Seranto, Pa , Sept. 5. -Mrs. Frances E. Hackley.otNew York, to-day gave iiO.COO to the Young Men's Christian Association of this city. This gift was supplemental to a dona tion or $23,000 which Mr Hackley made to the association some time ago to found a manual training department, which will be known as Raymond Institute, In honorof her father, the late John Raymond, of this city. TREATMENT OF HAHECS. This Sirtijeet Was Discussed by MI slssippl Valley Doctors. Detroit, Sept. 5. Treatment and care of babies was ono of the principal themes before the medical section of the Mississippi Valley Medical Association to-day. The discussion was led by Dr. J. 11. Tay lor, of Indianapolis. A Frultlce-s Search. Zurich, Sept. 5. The police pf this city hxe informed the federal authorities that their search for William R. Foster, Jr., who is wauled in New York for falsi fying hisaccounts to theexteutof $103,000, has been fruitless. Drowned Jn n Foot of Water. Willlamspuort, Pa. Sept. 5. Dr. Grant L. Keyser. a prominent physician-of Jersey Shore, was drowned to-day in the Susque hanna river. He was going on a fishing trip and when out a short distance from tho shore he fell into the water, which was only one foot deep, and drowned, He was fifty-three years of age. District nlarksmen Broke the Sea Girt Record. ERRATIC WIND BLOWING, TOG Result Said to Bo "Wonderful Gen. Ordvvay and Major Harries Im mensely Pleased Halr-Ratsing Fin ish for Second Place The Scoreij Made by the Guardsmen, I Sea Girt, N. J., Sept- 5. The stfgma of defeat which the Washington National Guards suffered yesterday in the raatea for the interstate trophy was p6 la the shade to day by their splewiW vietary ia tbe contest for the Hilton ltttze. Taey beat by one pofnt the best previous sre made by the Massaebosette Guardsmen In 1887, scoring 1,007 points out of a possible 1.2C0. Tlie Twelfth Regiment, of New York, was second, Magaacbosetts third, Peaa sylvama fourth, Georgia firth, and New Jersey sixth. NEW YORK SECOND. The New YorVs tied MasatbusMs with, a total of 1,051 points, but won seeend position because of tnetr Yleunry over tte Bay State soldiers on tbe 600 yawte range, the rules ot tbe National ItiOe Association providing that in esse sf a tie the scores on tbe longest ram? dtda the contest. It waa a bair raising rtsteii,, however. Although the District of Coin mote, wen, second position was something watch the Twelfth regiment felt pxood of. Major Harries, inspector of rifle praettet of the District of Columbia, and captain ot tiie Washington team, was thepromtestjEBaz on the grounds. This is the third time that tbe Dfetrict el Colombia has won the Hilton trophy oac in laDO and again in 1803. WONDERFUL RECORD. Brig. Gen. Ordvvay. of WasbtnptOB, waa present when the scores were added and took part in the celebration. Geb. Wmgate said that thi-shootine; oCthe District of Columbia team was marvefcws. When Massachusetts made the nigh sra of 1090 in lfcST, the day was perfeet, while to-day an erratic wind hindered the marksmen, particularly on the 296-yard range, which they were compelled to ftra at in a standing position. Following are the scores made la the Hilton trophy natch toy tbe District et Columbia. 200 5O0 e " yds. "ytfc. wte. Scott 31 30 St 9 Wetherehl 26 33 27 Sri Dickey 27 32 3 81 Cook 30 33 31 94 Stewart 30 30 3-t U)-t Appleby 29 34 32 95 Laird 31 30 29 90 Bell 29 32 2S 89 Leiaear 27 29 2fi 82 Carleton 32 32 31 95 Graham 31 31 33 9S Hutterly 28 32 30 90 Totals 351 3S1 365 1097 WON THE HILTON TROPHY. At the close of the Hilton trophy math tlte skirmish runs that were commeneed yesterday were finished. The scores will be added to those made on the ranges to deckle the winners oT tbe State and inter State regiments To-morrow the President's match for the military championship of the United States will take place. Last year the ruateh was won by Sergt. C. W B-iekey, ot tbe En gineer Corp of the District of ColeaiWu, with a score of 64 CAPT. SUMNER'S STORY. He Tells now the Columbia Was Docked at Southampton. New York, Sept. 5. At theSnmner court martial to-d.iy, the most important witness was Capt. Sumner himself." He tokl of the docking of the CotamWa and said lie had used all precaution. He thought the most dtgwRed way waa to pay all the ship's bills before leavisir Southampton. The ev ldence given by the remaining wit nesses was mainly a repetition of that brought out last week. BURGLAR .VXD MURDERER. Former Nebraska Law Ofricer Now Under Arrest on The- Charges. Omaha. Neb , Sept 5 Vic McCarty, formerly a deputy sheriff in Sarpy county is under arrest, with three other men, for murder Shortly after midnight last night four men called at the house of Adam Kas. Just outside ot Omaha, and m an attempt to loot the house one of them was shot and wounded by Adam Kas. ,-r In torn the young man wjm shot to death The robbers carried away their woundetl comrade, and the latter has not yet been found Circumstantial evidence in strongly against McCarty, ami lynching is not im probable FATALLY CUT. Cleveland Minstrel End Man Slashed by a DruuLen Negro. Chillicothe. Ohio, isept 5 William Pearl, an end man and black face artist in Ctev land's minstrels, became engaged in aa altercation with a drunken negro named. Allen James at the Opera Hmi-e Jwst before the opening of the entertainment last night. Tli" iievrro dr-v a razor ami cut Pearl hx the side, milk ting a probably fatal wound James was arrested Pearl's home is ia Paterson. N J. DUTIES MUST STAND . Moose Not Entitled to Free Entry to This Country. Acting Secretary Curtis has written a letter refusing to order the retarn ot tlie duties paid by Dr. W. Seward Webb, ot Now York, on five female moose intended Tor his part in the Adirondack: mountains. The Acung Secretary holds tbntthe moose are not entitled to free entry Tor breeding purposes, as there are no books of record established for the-e breeds, or aa sped mens of natural history, as the act states tliat such specimen must be imported for cabinets as objects or science. Killed Wife and Self. York, Pa., Sept. 5. Win. Beaverson, aged thirty-five years, an employe ot the 1'orfc Rolling Mills, to-day shot and in stantly killed his wife Ida, aged thirty years, and fired a bullet into his owa head, dying a few moments later. Beav erson was a heavy drinker, and when in his cups accused his wife of infidelity. THE WEATHER TO-DAY. District of Columbia, Delaware andVli glnia Generally fair; easterly winds; a change in temperature.