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FHMY, t : APRIL 18, 18H0.
Senator Stanf jrd of California, who
has made a fortune of 130,000,000 by
grinding labor, Bays that the paarage
of a law by Congress, requiring the
arbitration of all matters at variance
between capital and labor, will pre
'Tent the investment of capital in any
''branch cf bnaineea which employe
labor, an ebrewd business men will
never risk fiair money In -an enter
prise controlled by an impecunious,
Inexperienced and irresponsible board
of arbitration. This argument is in
spired by the belief that a commission
will always be prejudiced against
capital, when the danger is it will be
in flneaced sgainst labor. Daring the
last few days a strike has occurred in
which a board of arbitration would
have been forced to decide against
labor and for capital. The shoe
makeis of Lynn, Miss., a week
ago struck for higher wager. They
insisted that they were making their
employers still richer by working at
starvation wages. The shoe ma tin
faclhrera ' derlared that their (Toll's
wob.1i1 , not Juct'y any increase of
wages, and to show that they could
not afford it without bankruptcy, they
invited fiie strikers and the public to
Investigate their book. The New
York IltraU availed itself of this in
viUtion, sent a representative to Lynn,
and after a thorough investigation of
the leading shoe factories, be gives
the figures as to the cost of manufao
turing and the selling price of differ
ent grades of sboss. For example, he
was shown a sheep kid shoe which the
manufacturers sell far $9 a dozen, or
75 cents a pair. The cost of produc
tion, he was told, is as follows:
Upper stock 17
Trimmings 4
Stitching 7
Soles and other stock, such as fill
ing, etc 10
Making. 21
Manufacturing expenses, which in
clude insurance, rent, traveling
expenses, etc 0
Diecaunt.. 4
Total , 72
In another instance, where the sell
ing price is $18 a dozen, or $1 CO a
pair, the cost is divided thu:
Upper stock 61
Trimmings 7
Stitching li
Making- 27
Manufacturing expenses 11
Working buttonholes 5
Discount, etc 9
Total fl 44
It will be seen from these figures
that in one case the net profit is 3
cents and in the other (1, or less than
5 per cent. This U au extremely
small profit, and it must be remember
ed that from this there is to bs do
ducted the losses froai bad deh's and
the usual business rieks, which are
never and cannot be included in the
manufacturing and selling expenses.
These Lynn manufjcturjre, however,
are in no wose condition than a ma
jority of manufacturers all over the
country. Men will not put money
into manufacturing on any such show
ing of profit, but where mousy is al
ready invested in machinery and
buildinRSthe owners hive preferred
to keep it there, hoping there will be
an improvement in business. It is
the business of workingmen to know
the condition of trade before they
strike, under the bel ef that
they am enriching their em
ployers. The above fiimies show that
the shoe manufacturer of Lynn are
making less thsiu 5 per cent, on the
capital, out ol which they have to pny
lor bad debts, and Uia uwiutenance of
a cash fund out of which the weekly
wages aiuft bs paid the moment they
are due, yet the laborers ank for an in
crease of wages. If Congress should
create a boa'd of arbitration, strikes
will not be confined ys labor, at capi.
tal will often etrike lie reduced wages.
Arbitration will oasionnlly benefit
and injure boih apital and labor.
But it will prevail strike, and thus
subserve the interests of both and a'si
prevent any dftturbancea ol the Brent
commercial jmeiesla of the country.
Mr. Gladstone has laid before the
people of England his plan for set
tling the troubbs of Ireland. He
plainly showed that one of two alter
natives is offered. Either England
inuetso arrargs mattsra as to satitfy
-he Irish people, and to bring bar
mOEjvbetween the twj nations, or,
leaving IrelatfcJ discontented and in
subordinate, its people must be co
ercedinto yielding a submission that
is hateful to them, and that will be
f initial of crime and a standing dan
ger to England in cans of war with
any formidable foreign power. If con
cession is made to Ireland it must not
bs cade grudgingly. It must be
such as will reasonably content
the population, make them feel
that a connection with England is
advantageous to their interests with
out degrading their manliness or out
raging their love of their native land.
When a siinL'ar concession as made
to Canada th disaffection that had
visitel there ceased, and at this
moment the Enieh Crov-n ham nn
to British soil than the Canadian. 1
Other nations have dealt with dis
satisfied, and consequently disorderly,
portions of their poseeesions in the
tame way, and with success. Why
should not the system that has proved
successful elsewhere, prove equally
advantageous when applied to Ire
Ian AV? The system of force baa
lo.-j. b. en tried in that country end
baa i.l ways failed to produce more than
t-mporary results. Military power
x. mid queS open disorder as long as
its severity was ootrf cing every senti
ment of humanity, but it only soured
the minds of the people and left tbew
hating England with renewed bitter
nees. To-day the alternative is conces
sion or coercion. From concession as
much may be gained as in Canada or
elaevHiere; frosr. coercion can come
only an augmentation of existing
evils. The case thus put is a very
strcng one; what can England present
that is sufficiently powerful to over
throw it 7 "Necessity, the tyrant's
lea," is its plea. Ireland is close
neighbor to Ecg'and, and if, in case of
foreign war, Ireland should use the
powers proposed tc be conceded to It in
favor of Britain's enemy and admit its
fleets into Irish ports, there to
carry on war with England, Eng
lind wonld be in dire jeopardy.
H ircwt would be within ready reach
of the foe, and her national existence
in danger. Therefore, it is claimed,
'self prrssrvation, the first law of
na'.ure," requires that Ireland should
be kept in a subordinate position, and
bo governed in every department by
England, with no power over her own
fate, no word in her own destinies, be
treated for the most part as a depend
ency to be governed for the benefit
rf its rulers, not for its own welfare.
Thus fearing for themselves and dis
trusting the Irish people, a large por-
ton of the English people are cast into
an agony of terror by Gladstone's
proposition t) do right and trust that
right will win leyalty and confidence.
But the alarmed portion of the En
glish are in the dilemma that ciuses
them "to be afraid of doing right for
fear of doing wrong." This feeling of
distrust in the Irish people and expec
tation that any increase of power
and privilege they might obtain
would be used to the detii-
ment of England, sways a large
portion of the English people into a
strong and often fierce determination
to refuse justice to Ireland. What
will be the result only time can tell.
England will bs shaken to her center
before the question is settled. One
thins; is certain, from this time what
G'adstone has offered will be the least
Ireland will accept, and that country
will be a scene of commotion and agi
tation, until, wearied and at her wits'
end, England will be compelled grudg
ingly to yield to necessity what it hue
now the opportunity to present grace
fully, and with a c aim to have acted
from a sense of justice and rectitude.
Someiiody bus taken the iwr out of
the wheat board and forgotten to re
place it.
ClOSINU Uriel's of Mhv notions nt.
Chicago yesterday: Pork, $9 05.
tard, 5. 85c. Clear rib aides, 5.15c.
Corn, 371c Wheat, 70Jc. Oats, 20jc.
Durino the lull between reports
from New York at tho Cotton Ex
change the boys while away the time
betting on baseball. Manv a good
man was downed yesterday betting on
the home nino. They will have a
chance to g't even to-day.
VlHlTOHH on 'Chamm venleriluv C.
II. Spilmun, O. H. I lodge, Kansas
Cit v: f'am 8. Einstein, Savannah, Ua ;
J. W. Ixwmnn, Huntington, Miss. ;C.
Crenshaw, Lucy, Tenn. j II. 1. Mur
doch, Helena, Ark. j N. A. Taylor, L.
Taylor, J. W. Garrott,Scnatobia, Miss. ;
iingn iHmeimrgii, wm. . Cairns,
Liverpool, England.
Hrmplilii - beater.
Barlow, Wilson it' Rankin's min
stre's made tho'r second appearance
this srasonat tlie Memphis Theater,
and were greeted by one of the beet
houses of the season. The company
has been greatly strenRthoned
since its lam appearance here,
and i's programme is replete
with exeellttnt specialties. George
Wilson is, tf course, as funny
es ever, keeping his audience in con
stant laughter, tmt Carl Hnnkin is
pushing him ch so for first place, and
the popular Geo'ge must look to his
laurels. Mr. Hall, the banjuiet, is an
accomplished matter tf his instru
ment, and earned a tiiple en
core for his exquisite playing.
The Lent in broiliors were, by
general consent, voted incompaiably
the be-it acrobats ever seen here. Al
most every one of their feats is new,
ditlicult and dunueroup, and tbey a-e
all executed witn a degree of ease,
finish and grace tare to the average
acrob.it, and the beauty of it is they
keep their clothes on. No spangles'
no tights, ro pantomime, no monkey
business, but dress suits, black knee
breeches and acrobatic feats of
the most difficult description.
Their petf irmancn is simply perfect,
and no one should neglect the oppor
tunity to see them. The song and
dance bv Hersel, Goodyear, Tiernev,
Wayne, Welby, Pearce.Mack and Caiey
tops all previous efforts in the same
ine, and a encored again and again.
Mr. Muldonn's classic poes were aleo
much admired. Other features wi-re
Welby and I'earl, Hcrola ic dancers;
Adams and Casey's music il medley
and the usual budget ol gr ol things
in the firtt part, among which Itan
kin's iniiution of a Germta is con
spicuously fine. The programme
ends with a very tame burlerque of
the Mi huh, which is unworthv of the
high order of excellence of the pro
gramme which precedes it. It is
wretched stuff.
BorMtlm la 4onrt at Mew Trk.
Nbw Yohx, April 15. Eighteen
boycotters were arraigned in Police
Court to-day charged with conspiracy.
even of them were tailors, seven
spinners and four bakers. Justice
Duffy decided to make a test case, and
entertained the ease of conspiracy
against George Lenhart and Matthew
Murray, members of the Tailors'
Union. Bail for $-00 wa furnished.
A few of the mme accretive hnv-
witters weje fined. The others were
Tb Xaster Wsrkman Interviewed at
Ills Home at Scrantoa, Pa.
What He Says.
Pnii.AOKLriiiA, Pa , April 15 Gen
eral Mte'.er Workman Powdorly cf the
Knights of Libor to-diy addressed
the following circular to members of
the order:
Nobl. Order of th KnbfuU of Labor 4f
You have all read of the great strike
on the Gould lines of railway in the
Southwest. Its history is being writ
ten day by day. It makes but li 'tie
difference now whether the men of
the Southwest adtsd wisely or not.
Let us pass that p.irt of the aflair
over, for it, too, has patted into his
tory. The General Executive Board
of the order attempted to settle the
trouble and restore harmony; agree
ments were made with them by Jay
Gould, but when the board
reached St. Louis Mr. Uoxie would
not treat with tbera. Not that alone,
but he positively refused to
employ Knights of Labor whether
tbey bad been active in the strike or
not. It now becomes the part of
every man and woman in the order to
take up the fight of the men of the
Southwest and atsist thtn to the full
eitent of their means. They have bean
idle for nearly two months. They
hava bad a most trying ordeal to go
through and are in need of funds. It
requires no eloquence or rhetoric to
plead the cause i f these suffering peo
ple. They require aid, and it becomes
our duty to extend that aid as quickly
as possible for us to do so. Sjnd eveiy
doilar you can spare to the General
Secretary and Treasurer, who will at
once forward it to the men at St. Louis
for distribution. Kemember the men
out there do not ask for charity; they
do not ask at all. It is vour Execu
tive Board that makes the appeal in
their behalf. "He who gives auicklv
gives double." Act at once. Another
anpeal may be sent to you, and we ask
cf you to prepare for it now. We must
be judged by onr actions in the mat
ter. Do net pass resolutions con
demning capital, for we are not
fighting capital. Do not antagonize the
contest we have bef re us. Let ns
make a friend of every man who has
suffered through monopoly. The bat
tle against the man who tepresents
monopoly mutt be fougbt out manly.
Watch bis actions; keep an eye on the
doings of Congress. Urge the com
mittee that has been appointed to do
its duty fearlessly; strengthen their
bands; give them every aid. In con
clusion, let us again ask that yon send
at once every dollar you ran at present
raise to uphold the men who are now
out along the lines of the Southwest
ern system of Gould's railway. Do
not delay, and at the same time mako
ready to bring the whole power
to bear upon the man who wrecks
railroadr, homes, f or unes and lives in
his Red for gold. Let us dete-mine
t o have it go into hifctory that the men
of 1880 struck as g'and a blow for lib
erty as the men oi 1770. The
men of 1770 broke the pow
er of monopoly and dethroned
the king. The power which they
wrested from the hand of a king was
not fo great as Ua' which is now
held by one man, who, through the
corrupt iiBe of money, hue brought
menufacturer and woramen to ruin.
The power of the king hsa pasted
away. Th power of woiilth 1b paseing
awey, and it must now be determined
who'her man shall mle or whether
wealth shall rule. t. v powdbklv.
Oenoral Mattor Workman.
Mr. lowlrlj Iatrvlewed.
St'aANTOtf, Pa., April 15 fn an in
terview tnis afternoon Mr. Powderly,
when asked what he thought af Mr.
Gould's reply to his manifesto, said:
"I have not had much time to think of
it, for thie has been an unusually busy
day with me. I don't think, however,
that Mr. Gould has a- sweted my let
ter. His renly is a quibble and au
evasion, and lie fairly slops over on
some points. All there is in his com
munication has been said before. He
evidently wants to pose before the
country in the light of a martyr, but
the Knights of Labor don't propose to
honor him with martyrdom. We
have invited bim to carry the threats
of prosocntioDB in the courts and we
are ready to meet him there. He an
nounced eome time ago his intention
to commence a series of prosecu'io is
against us and we want him to proceed
at once. We shall not be swayed
from our course by anything ho
may say or do. Just as soon as possi
ble we shall appoint a committee of
the order to investigate the South
western troubles from root to branch,
all along the line from St. Louis to the
Mexican border. The reeult of this
investigation will be published to the
world, and if the Kuights cf Labor
who struck, are at fault they will not
bo screened. We are anxious, how
ever, to have a Congressional com
mittee investigate the strike fiist,
ascertain the causes leading to it, theu
make them public without delav. Mr.
Gould acts, or rather talks, like a man
who fears he will be injured if he
thould be punished legally for unlaw
ful acts of his; that would not be un
justly injuring him. It would merelv
Be upholding the law. If any cf our
men are amenable let them also
Mr. Powderly was called to Chicago
late to-night on important business
connected with the Knights of Labor,
but at 11 :30 o'clock had not respc uded
to the call, and was still here.
In the interview noted Mr. Powder
ly further said he would not reply to
Mr. Gould's letter. He would meet
him in court when he brings his suit.
He denied the statement ol Mr. Gould
that everything they agreed to was
carried ou'. He claimed that Vice
President Hoxie refused to comply
with Mr. Gould's ins'.ruciions, anil
would not meet a committee of the
strikers, nor would he meet a commit
tee from the men who were at work
for the company. No boycott has
been issued against Mr. Gould or his
roads. Our General Executive Com
mittee has not considered the matter
at all, and if the assemblies
are pat sing resolutions to bovcott,
they are acting without authority" from
the board. Tne matter is now in the
hands of the General Executive Beard,
and nothing must be done without
their consent, so far as the Knights of
Labor are concerned. In such exciting
times as these it is easy to find lawless
characters enough to commit acts of
violence and to resort to all sorts of
incendiary methods, but we will not
countenance such thing, nor any
thing likely to lead to violence. Mr.
Gould makes a mistake when he as
sumes that I or the Knights of Labor
intend to single bim out and follow
him up in any wav. In the event of
his suing the Knights of Labor for
damages, we are willing to meet in
: t.
in a'l cases where the law bas been
The euld-Pwtf rlj C alercace.
Nxw Yobx, April 15. The foil re
port of the conference at 15 Broad
way between Mr. Gould, Mr. Hop
kins, Mr. Somerville, Mr. Powderly,
Mr. Hayes, Mr. McDowe'l, Mr. Bailey
and Mr. Turner, March .10, 1880, at 11
o'clock a m., will be mule public here
in to-morrow morning's papers. The
report is very lengthy, containing
aoout UOOO words. Its main t oints
have all been published horeto'o.'e, so
that it contains not- ing of general in
Htnry Nald to Have Been Kk Irmf
Ij He Mtfrrd Anions I be Leala
laior. CoLrMBUs, O., April 15. The legis
lative committee appointed to in
vestigate the charges of bribery in
electing H. B. Tayne Senator in Jan
nary, 1884, reported this evening. The
minority report, signed by three Re
publicans, is lengthy and accompanied
by tOO pages of evidence, the im
portant points of which are cited to
show that while none of the members
of the pre'sent Assembly have been
conclusively impeached, the charge
had been made as to corrupt methods,
and th.3 testimony fully justifies that
it be certified at once to the
United States Senate for action by that
body. In considering Payne's right
to his scat, nioet of the witnesses
testiliyingas to the tine of money were
Democrats, some being ex-members of
the legislature who were at the time
offered various sums, notably Repre
sentative Knlile, who teHtihed that
Senator ltamey offered him $5000 to
vote for Payne, saying that was what
he (Ramey) got. Evidence is cited to
show two banks wherein Rnniey de-
fiosited T2500 cash, and also to show
urge investments at the time by State
Senator Elmer 'and Representatives
Mooney, Roche and others
is somewhat sensational, and has
caused great stir, especially the evi
dence eT L. A. Russell, who tells t
Sicking up a $-0 bill on the floor of
; D. Page's room. Page being Payne's
manager, and of J. J. Hull, who told
of entering John Huntington's room
unceremoniously and finding stacks
of bills -more money piled up than
he ever saw in the bank of which he
is director The committee sets forth
that Huntington, who is one of the
directors of the Standard Oil Com
pany, was regarded as the purser of
the Payne crowd, and as soon as this
committee was appointed lie fled to
Cuba and has not been available.
signed by two Democratic members is
devoted to arguments to impeach the
most dnmnging witnesses, and while
admitting there have been many
newspaier rumors, much testimony
of a general nature as to corruption
and bribery, that there is no direct
evidence, and that the connecting
link is out in every case, so that they
hold such evidence should not be cer
tified to the United States Senate
to blacken the character of any man.
Pending discussion to print tho re
ports and substitute the minority for
the majority report, recess was taken
till to morrow morning, and the mat
ter will probably be up in the House
for the rest of the week.
The Abrogation of Ittn Hawaiian
Treaty Heperln on Nomina
tion. Washington. April 15. Tho Senate
closed the do is to-day, accoidiug tJ
previous nni co, at 2 o'clock. The
Hawaiian treaty was about to betaken
up, when Senator Sherman nmie
known the ftct that the Uouf-o Com
mit te on Ways and Means had tu
dav tiken a t on looking to the abro
gad n ol theex s'ing iieaty, and sug
getd that the matter lie over for the
present. Thereupon its consideration
was postponed for a fortnight. The
existing treetv with Haweiiia was
promulgated June 3, 1875, and by its
terms was to continue in force
for seven years, and fur:her,
until the expiration of tnelv9
months after either of the high con
tracting parties Bhall give notice to the
other of its wish to terminate the
same. The seven years expired in
1882, and tHe purpose of the treaty
now bef3rethe Senate is to extend it
for a term of yea is, so that neither
party dull have the power of abtogat
ing it at twelve months' notice, as a
present. The Van Wyck resolution
for open consideration, which applitd
to this treaty alone, went over with it.
The Weil and L Adra treaty was
then taken up, and Mr. Morgan mai'e
a long speech in favor of it, The
original treaty, which was for the
settlement of cotton and mining
claims, was concluded and promul
gated many years ago, and under it
Mexico has already paid a Urge
amount of money, the grea'er portion
of which has, however, not been paid
over by the State department to the
claimants. The pending prop jail ion
is to reopen the treaty in order to give
Mexico a chance t) introduce evi
dence to show that the original treaty
was secured by fi aud. The money is
held by the department to await the
actionof the Senate. The proposition
to reopen has been pending in the
filiate since 1KSH, and has been a sub
ject of diccussicn at every session
since then. It has been once rejected,
aud by some parliamentary movement
made by its friends the fact w.s saved
from publication, and the proposition
left for another Congresj to work upon.
Mr.Voorbeesexpressed a wish to make
a speech in favor of the claimants and
ig inst reopening the treaty, but was
not ready to go on to-day. So the mat
ter went over until tc-morrow.
The Venezuela treaty was thon
taken up, read aud ratified without de
late. It provides fer the reopening of
the claims of citizens of the United
States B(ainet the goverament ol Ven
ezuela. These are to be considered by
a commission of threa, one to be ap
pointed by each government and the
third to be selected by thee two. If
these cannot agree the Raesian or
SwifS Minister to name a commission
er to take the place of the one selected
by the two first named. The commis
sion is to meet within three months
in Washington, and its decision is to
be final.
The Senate then proceeded to the
consideration ot nominations and a
number of interesting reports from
committees were read. Motions were
made in rex;ect to several of them
that the injunction of secrecy be re
moved. Senator Saulsbury thor.ght the re
ports were of a political nature and
protested against the use of the ex
ecutive session to suppress that which
was favorable to the Dsmacratie party
and publish that which was designed
to make capital for the Republican?.
The injunction in five reports war
' Manila Mtmtlk. .
Estimated Receipts and Expenditure
for the Coming- Tear The
Dilke-Cranford Ce.
London, April 16. Aft-rMr. Gitd
etone has introduced the Irish land
bill in the House of Commons tni(iht
Mr. Chamberlain will finish his ex
planation of reasons for leaving the
hlr t'bai lea Ollk Having for V ln
ditatlun. London, April 15. Sir Charles
Dilkn bas sent to the Queen's proctor
a full and formal denial oi all the
statements incriminating him in the
confefsion made by Mrs. Crawford to
her husband, and on which the latter
obtained" a decree of divorce from her.
Sir Charles expresses the hope that
the proctor will find cause to inter
vene and reopen the case for bis vin
dication. The Pall Mall GatHte says
that the prortor lm obtained a ma?s
of information upon which he will
take action even to bring the case be
fore a court for examination. Sir
Charles Dilke is preparing to make
public statement of the case in his
own defense. He will take occasion
to do this in an address to the Liberals
of Chelsea, which he is arranging to
deliver on May 3d.
DUhenrlened Liberals.
London, April 15. The absence of
modifications of the home rule bill
disheartens the Liberals and a move
ment is on foot to obtain Mr. Glad
stone's absent to the introduction of a
motijn Hiking the House of Commons
before the f econd reading of the bill
to adopt a lesoiut'on e-imply tffiiming
the necessity of estubiishing a legisla
ture at Dubiin.
The Brltlnh Badicet.
Lond-).m, At'ril 15 Sr William
Harcourt, Chauc-lWr of the Exche
quer, introduced the budge' in the
House of Commons this evening. He
rtited that the expensee for 1885-86
were 1,393,327 less, and the receipts
1,208,699 less than the estimates
made by Mr. Childress a yea' ago,
making an actual deficit of 2,642,943
instead of 2,827,171, as estimated.
The diminution in revenue was most
marked in the case of alcohol, the re
ceipts derived from which wer, 971,
030 below the estimate, and 1,179,000
below the receipts derived from alcohol
in 1884-85. Within a decade there
bas bean a decrease in revenue from
alcohol of 4,500,000. This has been
due to changes in the habits of the
people, and bas been concurrent with
an enormous increase in revenue de
rived from the comforts of life. The
falling off in receipts from alcohol has
been reduced about one-half by in
creased receipts derived from tea, to
bacco and fruits. There bas actually
been no substantial increase in the
revenue except in the case of alcohol.
For the fiscal jew of 1886-87 ex
penditures are estimated at 90.428,
599 and the revenues at 89 885,000.
It is proposed to meet the deficit by
taking 800 000 from the 6 700,000
applicable! to the reduction of the na
th.nal drtbt, which tai e3n reduced
30,000,000 in the past fi v years. It
is also proposed to abolish the license
tsx on priva'c brewing in oottges,
the annual renla1 of which is under
8, entailing a loss r.f lti,0J0 in reve
nue. Then there wilt remain a sur
plus er.tiau ted at 258,771. No fur
ther changes are p-opofed in taxation
which the government regietj its in
ab.liiy to reduc. The budget w.s
adopted oy tn Hi tne.
Blnmarrk on lh Uermanlclua; ot
Prinre Bismarck, in the upper hoii .e
ot the Prussian L.iutittg V U after
noon, speaking on the government
bill expropriating the land cf the
Poles in Poser, tieulnied that the colo
nisation of German P.ilatid by Gar
mins was a defenve act, undertaken
by Prussia to avert the Polish destruc
tion of Germanism, ' and to prevent
the inhabitants of large communes of
German sncsstry from becoming
wholly Pulutidiied, and, as the history
of the pest tnirty years showed, tbey
were tending to become. "The gov
ernment," said the Chancellor, "must
witbftand the cancer-like spread of
Polandisj, and while it has ro desire
tovxirpaie the Piles, of themsalves,
still it does not wish o be extiipa'ed
itBH'f bv the PoIjs." Tho upper honse
of the Diet bus adopted the bills for
Germauu'pg Poland.
Terrible Aci lilont In orie.
Pakis, April 15. Nine) peisnna were
killed and a numoer weiM ii.jured to
day at Ajaccio, the cepitnl tf Corsica,
by the collapse oi a niantiou.
Took 111 Life Wltlle Inxane.
Londin, April 15. The inqust wai
held t j day in the case of the Em of
Shaftesbury, wh) committed suicide
last Tuesday. TrS iiuiiiiy was given
showing that tlie ear. suffered exces
sively from inelnuoiioha The cor3
nei's jury rendered a verJitt thsit he
took bis life whil insane.
Prlnre Kranotklne,
rail Mall Budgtt: Bitter prison ex
periences have not brought out sav
agery in Krnpotkine's manner, which
is mild without any cloying sweetness.
He is highly and intensely intellect
ual, and must be a person of quick
i.nd delicate sympathies. There is ab
solute freedom from crochetiness.
Prince Kmpotkine and Shelley would
have understood each other. This
Muscovite ster is distinguished from
most prophets by the remarkable lu
ciditv of his ideas and the language
in which he expresses them He has
the capacity a great one in an orator
of at the outset gaining the earof
those to whom he speaks by his se
ductive grace. There are also time
when be makes their hearts burn
within them. A rhetorical effect is
never tried. He is not dry, he is
quite unadorned, and vet there is
much btauty in his simple wnv of ap
iMaling to his auditory.
Prince Krapotkine is a man of study
and a man of action. He has the
directness of the unsophisticated
barbarian and the highest culture
that refined societv, the early enjoy
ment of wealth ana a long and severe
discipline en give. There is no
grade of human life with which he
fcas not bad personal acquaintance.
He has slept with very strange bed
fellows since the government of his
country made him a mark for persecu
tion. A more interesting face than
his it is impossible for any one who
has had a wide range of observation
and a keen eye to imagine. The cere
bral mass is' great, and the eyes, nos
trils, general physiognomv and speech
show it to be' of the finest quality.
The head is bare as a billiard ball, ex
cept around the base. But as a set
oil nature has given his chin and
cheeks a power of capillnry growth
which is almost phenomenal. What
is above all sedu'tive in this Socialist
tea-b-r is Hs perfect simplicity and
-flUliltMltV v.-
lliiMit U
Cordially iavite aa iaspectiaa
Varied Spring su4 Ssrarawr Stock f EnglbV,
French and German Wonted,
comprising tke Latest Designs
Gentlemen! Wear.
V& Samples and Prices
who nave left saessnres.
. MaCON.
O'Lfary Pilches a Good Game, bnl
tie Absence or Rearnlar Be
ulls Itlaaatronaly,
The Southern League had its spring
opening yesterday, and Memphis,
Nashville, Chattanooga and Charles
ton all sustained defeats at the hands
of Georgia clubs. The defeat of the
local club was not unexpected, in view
of the disorganized condition of its
nine. In the absence of CoUan and
Krehmyer, Fusselbacb was put in to
catch, and Sneed tried to replace him
at short. Bradley, a new player, was
Bent out to right field, and the result
of all this changing about was dis
astrous, as might have been expected.
O'Leary pitched a great game, only
four base-hits being made off him,
and was well supported, only four
errors being charged to the local nine,
two of which were scored to Sneed,
one to Andrews and one to Bradley,
Sneed's errors were the costliest, as
one of them resulted in two runs for
Macon. Under all the circumstances,
it is a matter of congratulation to the
friends of the nine that they were not
beaten worse, badly handicapped as
they were.
The Macons began well, scoring a
run on the first inning. Stearns made
first base on error by Andrews, it is
not stated how, the report being some
what defective, owing to insutiicient
details furnished by the operator at
the Macon end. Corcoran hit to
pitcher, who retired Stearns at second.
Harter went out on fly to center field,
Core ran making second and scoring
on Peltz's two-bagger to left field.
Peltz was thrown out by catcher, try
ing to steal third.
No more runs were made until the
the sevrnth inning. Walsh foubd out
to catcher, Miller struck out, Malloy
hit safe over second for one base, and
made second and third on passed
balls. Geiss hit safe past shortstop
for one base, Malloy scoring. Gfii-s
made second on catcher's bad throw to
second, Stearns made b'B on balls, a
wild pitch advanc.d Geiss 'o third
and Stearns to second, Corcoran
popped up tiy to Sneed, who mufled,
Geiss and Stearns scoring. Harter hit
to second, out at at fi st. Here were
thrr e runs made after two men were
out by errors of pitcher, catcher and
short stop. '
Memphis made her only run in the
ninth inning, barely escaping a white
wash. B ack was first at bat, and
flied out to right field. Sneed did
the same to center field. Andrews
sent ily to right fielder, who muffed it,
Andrews making second. Lavin hit
past third, making first, Andrews
scoring. Whitehead hit to short stop,
Lavin out at second.
B'a-k, I f 0 0 0
Snwd, b 0 0 2
Andrews v. l 10 1
Lvin, c. f 0 10
Whithead, 3d b 0 10
Fcsselbacb, c 0 10
Bradley, r. f 0 1 1
Phelan, 2d b 0 0 0
O'Ltary, p 0 0 0
Stearns, lh
Corcoran, 3d b.
Harter, p
B B. H. K
1 1 0
10 0
0 1 0
Pel'z, 1. f
0 1 0
Dcker; c. f 0 0 0
Walsh, s. 8 0 0 0
Miller, p 0 0 0
Ma lov. r. f 1 1 1
Geiss, 2d b 1 1 0
4 4 1
Struck Out By M l er, 4 ; O'Liary,
3 Two base Hit Pelu, 1,
Vmpire Brennan.
Innings.! 2 3 4 5 0 7 8 9
Macon I 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0-4
MemphiB.O 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11
Another Arconul.
Macon, G.a., April 15. Memphis
lost to-day's game through their in
ability to hit "Cyclone" Miller. It
was a beautiful game throughout,
many brilliant plays occurring on
both sides. Manager Sneed played
short, and played Bradley at right,
whom he picked up as they passed
through Atlanta. Memphis is badly
handicapped, being without either of
their regular catchers. O'Learv and
Fusselbach were the batte'ry for Mem
phis, and Miller anil Harterfor Macon.
Manager Sneed has engaged Brough
ton of tho Metropolitans lie wi 1 join
the team here, and will be Knouff's
catcher. Smith, who has been en
gaged by Memphis, has not yet put in
an appearance. If he does not show
up in time for to-morrow's game Fus
selbaeh will again catch with Knouff,
Other League Billed
Innings. 1 23456789
Augusta. ..0 0 0 0 2 2 0 2 06
NasLville..l li 000000 2-3
Savaniab.3 1 0 0 0 4 0 0 3-11
Chatt'n'gtU 0000010 01
Charleston 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 0-4
Atlanta 1 1 0 0 4 0 0 0 0-6
Baarball Notes.
The Athletics and Clevelands will
a match game at the new park
Thb batteries to-ilay: Smith and
Pecker for Macon, Knouff and
Broughton or Fusselbach for Mem
phis. Nat Graves arrived 'ate at the Ter-ra-je
Garden, where the Maeon-Meru-pliis
game was being played by wire.
The appearance of tiis familiar and
smiling face was the signal for a round
of applause.
Thkrk are several good ball players
in Cincinnati disengaged now. Among
them are Kd. Macon, pitcher; Ixiu
M vers, catcher; Ed. Reeder, center
fielder: William Kluseman, second
base; Rend Deagle, pitcher; William
Crowell, pitcher; Boo Gilke fielder.
Georgia had it all her way yesterday,
and made Tennessee tired, boating
every Tennessee club that came along.
The chances are that Tenniweo will
ef kif Large, Fresh aa4
Casxhnere and Suiting,
and Finest Textoret la
oa application to those
reverse the board to-day and win at
least two out of three games. There
is no ghost of a chance that Chatta
nooga may beat Savannah, but Mem
phis and Nashville ought to prove
easy victors to-day.
The game as reported by wire yes
terday was not up to the standard of
last year's reports. The Macon opera
tor is probably not an expert at Dase
bnll. For instance, he reports "a fly
to short stop, Sneed mnffs, two men
score." This requires further expla
nation. All that could not have bap
Iened from a muffed fly to short
stop. Some one else must Lave blun
deredprobably the catcher in trying
to intercept a man at third, making
wild throw over third base and let
ting runner in. It could not have
happened as the operator described
(Inei llnowhero
PiTTHBi'BG, Pa, April 15. Detroit,
8; Pittsburg, 1.
Baltimore, Md., April 15. Boston,
2; Baltimore, 1.
Washington, April 15. Na ionals,
16 ; Portland, 4.
Hartford, Conn., April 15. Hart
ford, 2; Metropolitan, 1.
Philadelphia, Pa., April 15. Ath
letic, 9 ; Philadelphia, 8.
Fort Monrob, Va., April 15. Ro
chester, 16 ; Hampton Nationals, 2.
OIbE NO 13.
Terrible Accident at (bo Foot of
Poplar SUreet-Man Ktlled
Male Eaaape.
A terrible accident occurred at 5
o'clock yesterday evening at the
foot of Poplar street, wMch resulted
in the instant death of Pat Martin, a
drayman. The engine of death was
the awful locomotive No. 13, the
switch engine of tho Memphis and
Charleston railroad, wliich has
crushed several people underneath its
wheels. It may be that the number
is unlucky, or that those who a'tempt
to cross the track in front of it are so,
but there are people superstitious
enough about that engine to demand
that it te ti umbered anew if the de
mand was likely to be complied
with Few persons were standing
close by when the accident ocenrred,
but a number of people on Front
street saw it, and nre nil of the same
opinion, that Martin could have
escaped with his own life had he not
been bo manifestly anxious to save his
mulo and dray.
E. B. Murray, who is employed to
watch the crossing, elates that Martin,
who was sitting on the side of his
dray, drove out of the rerinerv on the
river side of the tracV and down the
road beteenthe west track anil the
wall. At the crossing his mulo became
unmanageable and Htnrted east up
Poplar, across the tracks, at the
instant that two engines, side by side,
and backing at a rapid speed, started
to cross Poplar street from the north
side. Murray tried to catch the mule
by the bridle, but was unable to do so
before engine 13, which was on the
outside track, struck the dray, which
had passed over tho west track and
got ou' of the way of the Little Rock
engine. Martin tept his Beat on the
dray, holding the mule by the lines
witn one hand and grasping an iron rod
on the front of the flat which the engine
was pushing, with the other. Man,
dray and mule was shoved sideways
along tho track for thirty yards until
an obstruction was reached, the dray
was turned completely over with the
man underneath and broken to splin
ters, and the mule was caught under
the edge of the fiat, which has a step
across the end, but escaped with un
broken bones. Martin's thigh bones
were crushed to a pulp, and he was
bruised from head to f ot, dying al
most inttai t y.
An inquest won held by Jus' ice
iuigicy, who summoned as a jury
George Nesson, W. (J. Goode, J. T.
Berlin, Harry Williams, It S. Smith,
M. O'Menra and T. R. Williams.
Three negroes who saw the occur
rence were examined Jim Ware, 20
Linden street; Eli Green, 81 Front
Btreet, and H. F. Woodson, 42 Prom
enade. Tho verdict exonerated the
railroad company.
Canada With Ireland In Her Fig-tit
for Hcir-Uoterummt.
Qukiirc, April 15. In the local Leg
islature, yesterday, Mr. Mercer, the
leader of the Liberal party, gave no
tice that he would bring up the follow
ing motion :
Wherbas, The right of self govern
ment is sacred to the Canadian people ;
and, whereas, they believe and know
from actual experience that constitu
tional government brings strength,
peace, union and prosperity to the
nation ; therefore,
Hiwlvid, That this Houso regards
with great satisfaction end sympathy
the noble efforts of the Right Hon. W.
E. Gladstone to peacefully solve the
problem of home rule in Ireland with
out disintegrating tho empire; and bo
it further
JitHvlt fd, That ti e Speaker of this
House be directed to communicate a
copy of these resolutions to the Hiht
Hon. W. E. Gladstone.
The Irishmen of this city ae jubi
lant over the action taken by the Leg
islature. Tne motion will prolmhly
be unanimously adopted.
A Man or lauy Ilirlt.
rHii.AKEi.PHiA, Pa., April 15.- Isaac
Rodgers, the former cashier of the
First National Bank of Chester, who
was arrested yesterday on a charge of
embezz'enient, was given a hearing
to day before Unite-I States Commis
sioner Edmunds. The most impor
tant testimony oflt-red was that of
Caleb Emlen, an expert accountant,
who stat d that Rodgers had com
mitted 400 dittercnt thefts and made
100 false entries, to the extent of t25,-
528. Mr. W. B. Brownal, one of the
directors of the bank, testified that
the pris ner hd at onetime paid over
between $W00 and $0000 in settlement
of Iris delinquencies. Rodgers was
b Id under $70iRI bail to Hiipwer in the
United States Court.

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