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Ia taairlbatore and
Coram imitations tor publication nut be
wtitua en one side of the pat onlr. and,
with all otbar natters connected with the
editorial department, hould be addressed t
T' tbi Ebitob or In ArraiL, Memphis,
We cannot, as rnle, andertaie to return
articles tot found agitable lor publication.
Onr mail bookf are kept bf postomoes, and
ot by Individual aamei.
We eollett letten and oontmnnleatloni apoa
tab ecu of general InUreet, bat laob must
always be eooompet led by the name and
addroni of the writer, at a i aarantee of bit
tood faith and ro'ponslbiltty. No netioo
ean bo taken ol ancnymoua oommaatca
tioni. In ordering papers chanted from one pott
offlo to another, the names of both post
otnoee should be riven.
Specimen eopiei tent fro of chert.
Baslnaea letter! should bo addressed t
at. C. OiLttwaT.l
J. M. Ktiko. )
BSa Second itreet,
Memphis. Tcnn.
The businiss situation fur the time
of the year remains vory favorable, as
the condit'on of incroasinK interest on
money and favorable bank clctaringii
indicate. It U thought that the ptos-pe-ct
ii all the better now Congress is
no longer aittlrg, so llit the sitoa'lon
will not be changed by any present
interference from it. Tee Morrison
surplus resolution, and the refusal to
stop tVe cainaKO of silver, had aroused
fears that Congress might cauee diffi
culty in financial affair;, but those
fears ara at rest for the present. The
tablo of clearings for the last week, on
our coxmeiclal iage, shows that mat
ters wera mors active la New York
last week than during somo of the
weeks preceding. The totals, New
York Included, show an Increase ovrr
the corresponding time last year of
40 9 par cent ; leaving out New York,
the total increase on clearings was
38 2 per cent. ; quite a contrast to the
previous week and the week before it.
It will be noticed that only one city,
. Portland, Me., reports a decrease from
the returns of the orreeponding time
laat year. 1 he New York Chronicle re
ports an upward tendency in money,
bankers' balances during lest week
ranging from 1 to 5 per cent., averag
ins about 21 per cent. Commercial
paper was plentiful with a dlmlniihloj
demand. Time money on stock ol-
later! quoted 4 to 5 per cent, for four,
five pnd six months. Loanable funds
in Nc York are mainly ooncantrated
in the tuada of very few banks. Bos
ton. Chicago, Ft. Louis and other
Western centers Lavs all their lunds
actively employed at eojd figures.
Says the Chronicle: "All things con
sidered, the outlook wou'd appear to
ba good fox remunerating ' rVba
ior te ne of money, s
,ec'ally if the epacula'ion for
higher prices on our Stock Ex
change ehould continue." In London
money in the open markot is higher,
1 per rent., with no indication i f any
spec'al activity in htigioees. The do
iu' net . ion of silver is a chocik on
any revival. Fmeign exchange woh
eik n'il flu.'tuat'ng, toh foret rlirg
hills and lor cjiuimmt. Bar tilver fell
to 4ic, with a s i'l fulling teeth nry.
Soma rf ti e silver niiiioj tin t y'eliU'tl
only a small profit aieifaiiiK npern
li..i.n, and theie ii no iiitli't'cnirtit to
( r. t ow cms he 'itrg amimiilit
tinnn nl ilrtjreiliteil nilv r coin will
pievt'tii tl'iN (l-creB?o ijf piodute uf
fpct'n ths market. Dor lontmuing
t j ciu cmes l'.uropp to look to in to
tolie-vu them of the buttled, and w I
pieveitM action oi tl.eir put.
d.fett of the MorilNon eifplim
rtst'iitini, tliroiig'i :ao rreidestitV
f.iilure ti s'gu. is a re it'l to coinmeic a'
end liulus rial Interetts Uni'od Stutt-a
ii t f, and gold and gold t'erlillct s
f ruied LVir 8S per cent, of tho na
ti nal leu'iptt of July, aith only 11
p i cut. if alter cerlitlea'es lu
mie i f the early months of last yeir
tilvi:r tcitilli-itts ui' uuted up to '10
yer sint. of the wfco'e. The Chronicle
reioiU no nnterlal change in the
Initi o's rlnttion. Oji ious rains in
lout diitricts bare inprovtul the crop
pnepea but drouth has sflec'ed
orn mere than can berccvr.'d fiom.
In some parts spring wheat ii turning
outbet'er tbat was expected. The
bank cleiringi far July were leas fav
orable, itcretsing only 8.6 per cent,
ovor tbe previous year. Rtilroad
earnligi ara decidedly encoorag
ing f oin all directions. The
Chica:o Bnnlert' Monthly says that
a tin ncial it iogeucy at Buenos Ayra
krs sen' go'd ihsie t a premium of 13
pr cent., aid remark: "With geld
riti ig i i value, and lilver steaiily de
c i ting, the financial aigne are not
veiy le.suiriog " National bank not s
have been forwarded to the Tieasury
of It ia a bi r Vge quantities for
r jilotnpticn, as the pri tit on the circu
laticin, a t! e present pries of United
Stele? ho. da, in Us thin one-half of
-o ic p 'r cei.t. Tlis Monthly says the
! t o-int -r.at and Increased demand
for mney ca i be amiuntsd for only
on t e teoiy that buB new is impiov
int, and tint mapy area'r.'ady making
i rmweitouta for a f rward btep in the
'inttoJi to fa'iir. Toe New York In-
licntorre,r.; "The Sou' h pies mis
i utiie -ou a opportunity's for Inveitre
who hve ilmr eyts ojieo. But the
opportunitiiM will no', last fuiever.
Tenaceiee Coal, Iron and Railroml bai
aurpr'sod i vvn its frinde, and it does
i.ot seem 1 1 hava loit any of iti vi'a'l
ty eiilnr. The ptoepvets of the torn
;any are exceedingly favorable, and
its stcjritiis deserve all the cot fidonce
h t h a beeo ilaccd ij them." The
Uatqu ta'.ioa cf tilver, 42 pence an
ouate, makeejtbe valusof the silver ;n
tin m
oiewrts ... i 60
dollar 71 cantf and 21 hundredth',
ay 71 1-5 centa.
That Memphis Watchman it the rec
ognised organ of the colored people.
It is a decent, intelligent newspaper,
edited, published and managed by J.
Thomis Tomer, L. Muiray Brown
and tbe Rsv. T. Nightingale, col
ored m-n of talent and high
respectability, ii stead .of joining
in tbe bowl about intimidation
and fraod, tbe lait number of the
Watchman gives a truthful in-
terpreta'ion of the causes which led
to the defeat of the Republicans and
the triumph of ths Democrats in the
election on Tbundty laeL In an srti
cle headed: "Shelby Gone Demo
craticColored Men by the Hack
Loads Itolled to Each Toll With Dem
ocratic Tickets in Hand They Voted
and Worked With Alarming Vim, and
Acted Cool Toward the Republican
Ticket All of Which Can Be Easily
Accounted For Homebody Will Learn
Something After Awhile," says:
"The election held last Thursday was
one of great imparlance and a little
interest was shown on the psrt cf tbe
colored people, and especially the
white Ripub icana ai far as the Re
publican tlcktt was concerned, and the
rosult was an overwhelming majority
for the Democ.-ats. ThlB election was
an unprecedented one, as the cobred
men walkid and rode in back loads to
tbe polls, voted and worked like
beavers for the succe'S of the Demo
cratic ticket with an alarming vim.
The action on the part of theto'o. ed
men can eesily be accounted for. The
white Republicans have no good rea
son to present for the lukewarmnou
at the polls. Tbe colored men are nit
going to be baadicappe d by "bowes"
and political leadere. The Watchmm,
although it made a ttrong ilgbt for the
Republic an t ickat up to the election, hai
never failed to show to the colored
man at divers times that he niUBt vote
for tbe best men for his own best in
terest regardless of party. The elec
tion was a very quiet one, and every
thing passod cfl" without injury to bod
ily peiHon. Tbe Democrat aro jubi
lant and ovtr rejoiced over their v'c
tory. The Democrats were well or
ganized and prepared for work, while
the Republicans were divided, uncon
cerned and lukewarm. Such a th'ng
will ever exist as long aa the bosses
and old wornout leaders eland at the
head i f the ranks and give commands,
and at the time they are needed they
fall to ths rear and leave the bag for
the negro to bold. Sjmebody will
loarn comething after awhile."
In these comments the truth is
tersely slated. From the time the
polls opened on Thursday morning,
the co'ored people commenced voting
the Democratic ticket openly without
so'icitatlon, and by 11 o'clock tbe
news spread from ward to wjrd that
an unprecedented number of negroes
were voting the Democratic ticket.
This was a surprise to Democrats, ai
past experiments had impressed the
Dtmocrais with the belief tbat the
negrces were joined to heir Idols, and
there was no expectation and no effort
made to secure the negro vote. la
thecouaty elections two years ago,
when the total vots of tbe city was
only . 78oS, the Republicans polled
aboat SO00 votes.-wbile in tbe election
on Thursday, when ths pipularvots
had increased to nearly 12,000, there
was no increase iu the colored
vote. In the Presidential elec
tion, lets than two yea s agi,
the Republicans of Shelby coun y
ciet 91115 votes for B'aine. On Thiirj
day t lie Kepiililicin vote Uul n,t ex
eel 75 0. C evehmd'svo'o in Khtilby
ouiitv wai 7(12(1. The Democratic
vote ou Tliiiit'day reached l'J
000. Thin imreivo in the IXmocntic
vote and tlio dfcreaeo of the Itepubli-
ren vo'e 'a ixphintd in th above ex
tinct Iro n tin Memphis U'atihman,
wl it'll leproscn b the ' c Jloied men by
the Ii.- cell nth rtil ed t) ea th p ill with
Democratic tickets in land." The
D. inticr.its i f fcho'.by county itgtrd
tlio laue colored vo o ca t f ir the
l iii'icn t i j t;cke' an the flint t tier oil
tlm p'.r. ui the blacks ti olil.tir
ate ttin color linn and is g a lly ac
cepted. In two elections during
the lflht four years Democrats
have placed colored men on their tick
ets is a reiu'J ciToiiDg aud to (how
tbttt they had no taoe prejudices. On
the day of the election the whits D.m
oira ecBst solid vote for theso olored
csuclidates. Hut ths negroes cost
ro'itl voti aainet them, abused and
pernecu'ed them for tbe crime of try
ing t ) obliterate raoe prejutliceby alfil
iating with the whites politic a'ly. Tbe
contempt with which these ex peri
meuts at harmony between the races
ware received by the blacks, created a
detei mioalion on the part of the whites
to make no farther overture for recon
ciliation between the two races whole
intereate are identical, who.e destiny
is the tame, and in tbe 1st canvata
tbe Democratic press, the .Democratic
speakers and the Democratic Execu
tive Committee made no Bp
peals ti sec ore the colored
vote. But the intelligent blacks
taw that ihe Democrats bad the best
ticket, and disgusted with boes rule,
in the interest of honest, economical
government, they vc ted the straight
Demociatic ticket without tolioltation
aid t) the surriee of both Democrats
aid Republican. For years the Dem
ocretsof ShOby coo nty have labored
t ) b. i g about a better feeling between
te races, and have p'Bced colored
men on their ticket with that end in
view, and now that so many colored
men have voluutatily vottd with the
whit1 s in ths interest of good govern
incut the day is ntt far distant when
tht-re will be a cordial union in sup
pirt of everything tlat tends toad
vance the piosperliy and happiness of
both races, whose dehtiny :s inditso-
hl ly bound together.
rtpollla lor a t'lM.
K.owa, Kas., Augiut 9. Two hun
dred volunteeri for a coabiy cavalry
ha talion tu organ's d here today,
at.d nill ctfer tielr services to tbe
Se.r taiyof War, awaitlrg marching
orders to Mexico.
Subacrth tor the MAppel,M
What They Said of Their ConiectioB
With tbe "Arbeiter Zeltnng"
and tbe "Alarm."
Chicago. Ill, August 9. Augost
Rp'ej and Micha-1 H.hwab were both
on tbe witoesi stand today. The ru
mor bad been current thst Spies
would take tbe stand and it served to
att'act tbe largest crowd tbat had thus
far visited Judge Gary's court. Out
of doon the crowd was as large at the
one within the courtroom. Women
in twos and three were with their
escorts, but there was no room for the
many that were turned away. All tbe
windows in tbe courtroom were ber
mtt'cally sealed, the doors were
tightly closed, end tbe atmosphere
was tonld as toe neigbbornood ol a
blat furnace.
"Well, proceed, gentlemen." said
tbe Court to counsel for t defense.
Tbe anarchists' connsel were hold
ing b close consultation. Tbeir heads
rested together over the table, and
they whispered long and earnestly.
finally tney retired to diecues tne im
portant matter, whatever it is, that
s:ems to have the whip hand in their
deliberations. A quarter of an hour
elapsed ; thon the counsel for the de
tente entered, and tne detendant
fcbwnb wasputontbeetand.
"W Lie re do you live;' asked Mr.
"Cell 107, in the county jail."
".Now, it this is repeated,' said trie
Cou t, very angry a: this exhibition
of levry, "HI clear the rcom."
HiliwaD goes on wnn ins story, ma
family live at 51 Florimond etreet. He
left borne the evening of May 4th at 7
o'clock p.m. Helojkodat the clock
before starling from tne nouso and la
sure of ttin time. Tben he went to
the Arbeiter ZeiUung office. The com
munication received over tbe tele
phone requested tbat a speaker be
sent to Deering. Spies was tbe
speaker wanted but he wai at tbe bay
market and Schaab hastened there to
find him but failed and saw b's
brother In law, Rudolph Schnaubelt,
then took a car east to Clark street
and boarded another going up Cly
bourn avenne to Deering. Schwab
does not know what time he reached
the factory bat he spoke to the
strikers for aboat twenty niinu'es,
then stopped in a saloon, bad a glass
of beer and some luncli and got back
home about 11 o clock.
"Were von in tbe alley at Crane
Brothers' that night with Mr. Spies?"
no, sir."
Did you walk
west on Randolph
Spies, then return
street wi'h Mr.
witn mm f
"No, sir."
"Did yon fee V.
No. sir."
"Did you h o V
Spies thst night?"
. Spios band your
brother-in-law a
at Crane Brot.', n..
i'age in tbe alley
lid von say any-
thing like this;
'It that won't be
enongh, shall we get etcher one?' "
"No. sir."
"Ditl you see Mr. Spies at all that
r'No. air."
"Wnendidvou see him at all for
Ihe last time tnat day T
"In the afternoon. I did not see
him attain until tbe next morning."
Jbelore tictiwab lelt tne stand Btate
A'torney Uiionell asked: "Do you
know wbere Bctinaupelt is !
He reniieJ tbat te bai been in tail
a long while and knew very little of
tbe nws of tbe world.
"We can tell ynu if you dc sue to
know, esid Attorney .eieler.
tie H in Cincinnati, isn t ne ; faia
"Y s," repli.d Zsijler.
TiiecrottB txaminaton of Schwab
as c inducted by (stiti's A'torney
(irinnell, but notli.ng of impoitance
wai developed.
Imuied ntily after Schwab had been
excused Suiee took the stand.
He Hipea etl to be thoroughly sell
low s.il. He spoke with a strong
neve .t. Ho raid hie lull name a a)
Augii't Vincent Theotkra r-nies; that
1h wm ;il years old, and that he came
to th s ejuntry in 1872. He had hetm
a mi-Mill jr i f lha Sociilistic 1'ublish-
inu Siciety, whie'i c jnt.ic.lled the
Arlte t,r '.tilling. 11 hal been the
editor of i hit paper for six ytii'8, and
roceiwil a Rilsry ol SIS a week. He
was a' the "lilac's R )tl" luneting on
Mav lid a' the iuvitation of a comuiit-
t from the Lumber fcShovnrV I'.iicti.
there wan a crowd of IllHiO people
pr.eent Unlthaeur Rau was at the
uiojLinx and introduced Spies to the
chairman of the meeting. Snis said :
"My speech was common place. I
told the moo to scsnd by the union.
While speaking someone cried out in
an unknown language, and 300 or 400
men ile'ached themselves from the
mee'Ingnnd made an attack on Me
bp'es stid he kept on speaking for a
short time, when he too went toward
the factory. He laid he saw some
people beaide some railroad cars, and
others tunning while the police were
firing at tbem. "Tbe sight of this,"
said Spite, "made mv blood boll.
The witness declared that while he
was standing there a young Irishman
came to him and told bim that aix
men ware dead and tbat thiity had
toom wonnded. Spies then went to
the Arbeiter Zeitung flics and wrote
the a'ticle which appeared the next
morning headed "Wood."
Que, Did you write th "Revenge"
cr re alar? Ant Yei, only I did not
writ in word Kevenae.
Que. Can yon tell how it happened
to be in tbe circular? Acs 1 can
tiue. How many circulars were
distributed? Ads About 2500.
Uu:s. How aoon was it writ 'en
after you returned to the office?
Ans. Immediately
ti is. At that time were you ex
cited'.' Ana. 1 was. "I knew frm
the experience from the past' laid
the witness in a rising vo'ce,"thl this
butcnerii g cl people was done (or the
purpose of defeating the eight hour
The Stats objected and tbe remark
w ruled out.
Tbe witness said he attended the
hay market. He saw a copy of the
cucuiar closing with "workinimen.
come armed." He said he could not
attend the meeting unless tbe line was
taken out. Fkrher was sent to the
printer t have the line taken out. Tbe
witness said bs went to the meeting in
company with bis brother, Heury.
Arriving there be aaw nothing to speak
iron) aim raw the wagon uear the c r
ner ol Kandoiph itreet. Some one
siiiig sted tha the wagon should
be tiken to Rudolph s re', but
he said that tbe criwd won d
interfere with tbe etiett cars
iheie. Bjfo e he began to ereik he
asked where P.noos was, and he wis
told that he was addressing a meeting
at the corner of Randolph and Hal
sctad itree's, aud he went there with
Henry Spies and Schmabelt to find
him. The witness said he the re
tained to th wagon with Schnaubelt
He did sot see Schwab, a Schnaubelt
said he had gone to Deering to ad
dress b meeting there.
Que. Did you go into the alley
witn Schnaubelt? the witness was
Ans. No, sir.
The witness atat ad that Schnaubelt
could not speak English and he could
not have conversation with him ia
thst language. Spies said he made an
ordinary speech at tbe hay market.
tie said be told tbe meeting that tee
masse were buna desraded. Hetben
saw I'anons, and the latter began his
speech. He remembered unimportant
portions of Panona'a speech, but
could not remember what Fielden
said. He said he remained on the
wagon during all tbe speaking. He
aaw th police on Randolph street
and heard Cant. Ward give tbe older
to disperse. He laid be was Helped
off tbe wagon by his brother Henry
and anctber man. When he bad
reached tbe sidewalk he beard a deto
nation, "and I tbonght," taid the wit
noes, "tha tbe poice were firing a
cannon to MgLten tbe penp'e." He
si!d he went to Zipl's Hall when the
firing begao. "Did you light tie
bomb?" the w.tnees was asked
Spies smiled, showed his teeth and re
p ied, "I never did." He laid be did
net see Schnaubelt in tbe alley, and
denied Gilmer's story. He said that
the interview which Mr. Wilkinson,
tbe report r, had with him lait Janu
ary, was substantially true.
Spies said be had bad tao dynamite
shells in h's office f r three years.
1 hey were ai ven to him by a man who
sailed for New Zealand. He told the
reporter in Jnuary, aj pricted, that
there were 3000 armed sccialists in
Chicago, end tecibscl to him how
the police and soldiers cou'd be fought.
He had told the icnoiter, as stated on
the trial, tbat dynamite was a child of
the future aod would prove a great
Spies then made what the prosecu
tion claim ia a fatal admiBjion, fully
corroborating their claim that the
armed section had a secret caucus and
had prepared for an attack on the po
lice. Spies said he wrote the wurd
"Rube" wh'ch appeared in thelr6ti7r
Zeitung on May 4th. He taid tbe night
bed jre he received tne following le ter:
'Mr. Jidttir l'l(-aie insert in today s
Le t r liox tbe word Miuhe in prom
inent let'ers."
He said be did not know it baa any
import, but the next day Bil haxur
Rau ta d it wai decided by tbe armed
sect'on to have tbe word as a sign of
warning that they thould keep their
powder dry tor use against tne police
Ho told Rau that tbat was foolish, and
asked Fischer to In torn the armed
section that it was a ra s ake. Spies
then described h s arrest by the po
lice. He declared that the superin
tendent of do ice called him a "Datch
hound" and "whelp," and made an
att ck cn him. Spies said he kept
dynamite In his ctllce to experiment
with, and carried a revolver, thinking
11 waa r. good thing to drtend him
He declaied that oa the ciiiht cf the
hay market riot, however, be had left
his revolver with Ei-Aldermn Stauf-
fer. The court then ad j ournt d.
Aftaraooa McmIob.
Fifteen minutes before ths opening
of th afternoon sees'o i there was not
a vacant seat in tbe cuurtroom. The
fact that Spies was tbe witneea under
elimination lent an extraordinary
amount of interest to tbe session. The
effects of the forer.ojn o deal weie ap
patent on the face of th "arcH an
arohiai" when be came in with the
other priioaers. He was very pale
and looked anxious and worried. Hta
voire was hearse and bad a hollow
tound. When the Judge ordered that
be resume tbe stand he drew a long
breath, as if preparing for a tirib'e
ordeel, which he evidently expected
the cross examination to be.
He was cross examined by Mr. Ii
gram at g'eat lerg h. His connection
wild uie Anarciii?i onians was iu iv
... .i .
esttblished. He a'so confeoee d to the
mauufjcura of the bombs and to
mak'ng incendiary i p echts It wai
also dove oped that ho aas in one
pond nee vith Herr Most, anil, uf er
n iulicg a letter from Mont to Spiof, he
whs excused.
The lawytr fur the d. f nfe thn
eiedupoia whi'pirul consuila'ion,
winch .'nsted till t'.ie comt requee'ed
thi't t'.ey rr coed.
Citpt. H ack lO't'itid d by celling
Partous to the Blend.
Hie niauner waa in odd eonUiiBt to
that o'" Spiei-. It was eu eve and em
cilutcry in the extreme. Prrsots had
not linen BCJUBcd ot Losses-lilt: no ex
traordinaiy amount of courage snd he
assumed noa'tittuli ol sell acxnowi
edg d martyrdom He w.-s smiling
and colloquial, pew quesons wore
asied. The witness was allowed to
tell h e story unaidnd, and it waa cx-
tr melv common li nce. appa'enny be-
irg lonird c.ogslv from the t8'imonv
regarding hie movements given by rbe
wl'neeees tor the cMnse alter ne hal
loldhow be had a'tenued the hav
m-rket mre'ing from the one he'd
ehort'y previous at the Arbeitir Zeitung
in answer to a recium lor speakers,
aud bow, having mado his speech,- he
inn mint d flatten ti suggest an ad
journinent to Zepi's Hall, at it looked
1!LA -.; -n.l .vatllnn ilia In.alii.1. ra.
Iljko lain, .uu uivihj ...v spvMa.a .v-
ply that he waa about tbrongh. Af er
rela'ing thete details tbe witnesa said :
"I then went to tbe saloon near Z'pf's
Hall, where Mrs. i'anons and Mrs,
Holmes had preceded me. I w-nt
with a Mr. Brown, suggesting
to him that we get something to
dilnk, as speaking had mad me
very tbirrty. When we arrived at the
saloon Fischer was there We drnk,
and after conversing a little while I
began to wonder why the crowd did
not appear. After a little while we
went to the door and shortly I raw i
flaeb and beard a loud explosion "
" What did you obe erve then ?"
"I aaw a ler number of what ap
peered to ba repeating revolvers raised
In the air (illustia ing with his hand)
and taw tbem en piled of their
charges one after another, as rapidly
as noseihls. W ben tbe revoi vera an
peared to be untf, then the fi'ing
Can'. Black Now, Mr. Parsons, tell
the jory, or repeat to ihem the tenor
ol your remans during your speeca
at the hav market.
The witnees was now plainly in his
element. He held In his bands
quantity of notes, and at ones av
aumed tbe attitule fam liar t) all who
have heard him make any his u urner
one speeches on tbe Lake front and
at No. 54 Lake steet to tbe socia'ists
of tbe city. He turned trim side to
side in h s chair, addressing spectators
indue, jury and lawyers intu-n, and
ireaticuUttiig (reelv with both hands
His ray market ipetch thus lepeated
nndor oath was extremely peaceful in
character at Brat and brietlod with
statistics U'listritive of the burdens
bo: ne bv too lab' ring classes. "Mon
opoly," the"capitalitt'c press," "slaves
Ul WUI BlUftlllCU, B'K " W
Dreaaions often repeated. 1j
stance when the militia rd
deputy sberifle htd ired force to quell
labor d . at ur Dances were dwelt u -cn
by tbe witness, "And," he said, "I
tben aakadmy audience what was to
be don aboat it? Are yoa goiogto
submit tamely to being trampled npon
like dogs, or will you take np aims
ag linet yonr oppressors and aave yonr
telvea from hunger and desperation
and our children Irom infamy ? Soma
one in tbe ciowd then (aid, 'We are
ready to do it now.' I said tbe.t now
wis not the time, and went on lo fur
ther itlu'trate the need of a revolu
tion." Th witneea went on in this
strain for some time and excited
tbe momentary interest of his bearers
by remarking: "I said to my audience
so Celled reformers srsort tbat drink
makes men poor. Show me oee mm
wno is p-or oecausene drinks and I'll
ehiw you twenty who drink because
toey are poor." As sn illuttration of
the indifference of tbe capitalist to the
ufleriugs of the poor li.e wtness re
ferred 'O tbe exprseeion cf Vandtr-
out e, - ins public De damned."
ra s ins Buetcu cccnoitd near v sn
hour and at the conc'neioa of it he
w turned over t) ihe S ate.
He told Mr. Gunneil hs was born in
Montgomery c untv. Ala., andehad
been in Chicago ibiiteo y era.
- w nat has been vour occdoaticn lor
the past three yesrs?"
l have reen editor cf the Alarm."
"Did you in your speech at the hav
market tell jour audience that the
itmet cad advocated the 011(1101! ol
strychnine in the bread rf working-
men, that Bcotr. cf Pennsylvania, had
advi-ed controlling tbem with rifles,
and that tbe Times had been ths tlrjt
dynamiter in this country?"
-xes, sir."
"Did you advocate retaliation by the
same means?"
'No, eir: I simply told them to de
fend themselves."
"What did you mean then bv the
exnrefsion, To arms, to arms ?
1 referred to the condit on of tbe
strikers at St Louis, and eaid that if
you were struck down by capital and
your wives and children ara trampled
upon like dog, tben, it necessary,
arm and defend yourselves."
The witness exhibited no little
sbrewdnpos in evading tbe quostioDs
01 the fctete s Attorney. Hewastx
cused, and the court adjourned.
Big loclnllHt Kxcarelon.
Twenty-thiee nissens-r coaches
were chartered to the sccialist Pub
lishing Company yesterday morning
nv the .Lake shore and juiclikw
Southern railway. Into these men,
women and children were packed like
herrings. The patty was bonnd for
Sooilield, Iod., and tbe proceeds of
tne enterprise were to go toward de
fraying tbe costs of defending the an
a'cbisis now on trial. At 9 o'clock tbe
train pulled ont, followed later in the
day by straggling crowds on the out
bound accommodation trains. Arongh
approach places the number of the
crowd at the picnio at between 5000
and wm Btxr tlowed treely and
there was more or leas disorder but
rot of a serious chanc er. About 5
o'clock iu the afternoon Dr. Rencst
Schmidt mounted a platform atd ad
dressed the picnicers. His subject
was the anarchist trials. Dr. Schmidt
called npon bis hearers to stand by
the doctrine of socialism and transmit
it to their children. The men on
trial, he said, were self conetituted
martyrs who should be upheld and
encouiaged. Ha had go dr.ubt that
even, jury composed fir the most
part of capitalists would vindicate the
cause of socialism and its adtocates
now on trial for their lives He was
fad tbat a spareeiy advertutd tan
ke that put out latt week had been
responded to in so libeial a manner
The speaker was lustily cheered, and
aa ha lamped down from hit perch
srwUi crte of uNeebe Oeear. NebeJ'
wer heard. That worihv, tha.ooly
defendant out on bad, was on the ou -
skirts of tbe crowd, an attentive listen
er the Doctors discourse. Tie was
promptly espied and carried to the
fore on tbe shoulders of enthusiaatic
admirers. It was come lime be'ore
quiet was restored. The tight ct the
man teemed to craze the crowd and
the woo 's resounded with th' ir bur
rbs. Neebe was to) much overcome
by the nientil str.iin of the trial to
make much ot au a lure ss. He (aid
on behaif 01 "his "compatriots" 1 e
thanked the audience cjll c ively end
individually for the r support.. Hie
fellow prisoner! wornd appreciate their
generosity. Petb3 tt en branched ou
111'oa ti title avairst cipitalisti and
"eap.talidic p'ess,"Mnd tho me'itini
wound up with him still on the stand
ehoiir nK: ''Loog .ice tho doctrine of
TftKOtfiH TTlE irAl'IDS.
The Kliiunrn Whirlpool A Kill n hac-
WNNlally Aitvlicnlvil.
Huitalo, N Y. August 9 Tiie tur-
Imtrit : cratfim nf ih Ninuttm Whirl-
ucol rapids were aaain navgat'd in a
cask ywt'rday, tbe peril His feit being
eucces fully arinnolifhod b two men.
Tr, Harii ty viwoutird uj i-j Wm. Pn tfl
and tiooriie H" z'ctt, two c lopere, who
. 1 1 . i .
were emptovea iu ine sane auup miu
rii-i.lini- -hrt tnnitn tha initial trin
abiut three weeks ago. The barrel
u a' was ten le long, conical 10 term
and bmlt ol the best locnet staves. It
was supplied with a keel rudder, a
tcrw wheel and a turret, with glass
nnvAnul nun hn'ai A Krtlll 0(1 n n 11 n it
of eaud ballast kept It right side up
most of the t me. The two men lay
back to b ck while parsing throngu
the more turbulent waters, clinging to
bandies made feat to the tides of the
caek. Each man likewise kept on bis
own side of the cask by means of a
canvass aling ma'te fas', toeuiples The
start was made from the Maid of M'St
landing on the Can ad ai side at .:zo
o'clock p.m. A rowb at towed the
cask to a print juet absv the Canti
lever .bridge, whm it was turned
sdriftintbe middle of ths stretm.
The novel c att was submerged about
abont bait tbe time while passing
through the tapide, but while circom
eenbie g the outer circle of the wbirl
pool its ocenpanta throat the r heads
through the opening, and Potts calmly
smoked a cigar. A successful land.ng
was made at Qaeenttu, on tbe
Canadian s de, five mil 8 farther down
the river. The entire voyage occupied
fifty-five minut s. 1 he feat was wit
nessed by no le s than 15,000 spec a
tors. Amerleaa CoetBlcrieUs Ira i'aanida.
8a8nia,Ont.. August 9. For some
time patthe Western part of Ontaro
has been ti oded with fl aid 12 Amer
' can bank not' b raised to $10. Three
or four a' rests were made on snspic ou,
but a spedy d scharxe followed each
case. The raisers of tbe notes have
been aaaidet tally diacctwad. aVtur
daty Provincl DeUcliv Ru twent
to Wilktvpcr 1to aiieit Joaeih and
."ns'ite Wertera, iMpttteci ( bur
ov 1 ui ih latf ar ut him ccmica
and escaped acroes the river. Rogets
then searched t he home and dissoveren
American $1 bank iote!S ra sed to $10.
A large quanity of pat e', us?d in iaak
ing tne change, ergraved plates,
paint, brushes and acid, used in erao-
inu lh nrlainel CiflirpB On the BO teg.
were also !onnd. The numbe'B were
ra!s d by means of ecfi paper and
p'a e, the plates having been made in
rueeiva IIjimh tnam no-
ee.s on and will notify th United
States Government ol th nnfl.
n T-l B TV SI
iiteam JLngmes, Boilers,
fl.M. Sullivan Killed by C. B. Howry
The Latter Gentlemaa Also
Painfully Injured.
laeaouL to ths irriAU.1
Oxford, Miss., Aogaet 9. An old
feud that has long existed between
tbe Hon. C. B. Howry and Mr. H. M.
Sullivan culminated Stturday after
toon in a difficulty in which the lht'er
was most painfu ly if not seiiously
wounded, ihe tu'lot entered the
groin in front of the body, and was
extrac ted shoitly alterward near tbe
vertebral ccluma. The uifo t'mate
affray occurred near tbe public school
'buildirg in tbe presence of seve al of
onr mutt prominent citizens. Mr.
H'jwry is an ex State t'ena'or, and at
present is fl ling tbe te'pooeible
poiition of United Slates Dis
trict At'orniy for the Noitiern
Dietriit of Miseisuppi. Mr. Sullivan
is also a lawyer, and cs a eucccssfnl
ptactitioner in both civil and criminal
law is second to none in the State.
Both gentlemen are iifluential mem
bers of ths Board cf tius'ees of the
S ate University, and Mr.Sullivan has
filled the office of Secretary ot th
Board for several years. Mr. Howry
is a direc or in the Bmk of Oxford
and ip, perhaps, the wealthiest man in
the county. Mr. Sullivan is also very
wealthy and is one of tbe largest real
csta'e owners within our corporation,
and we would regard hie removal from
active life as a calamity not only to
our town but to the entire Slate.
Nr. Snlllvaa Dead and Mr. Howry
la a Critical Condition.
laraoiAL vo tbi arpiAL.I
Oxford, Mite , August 9. The Hon.
H. Ml. Sullivan, wto ws shot nn Sat
urday lait by the Hon. C. B. Howry,
died this morning. In his death Ox
ford loses ber mosi popular, influen
tial and progressive c:tzen,the State
one of its most learned and successful
lawyers. Mr. Howry is confined ti
his bed, and ia sutTering intensely
from spinal troubles, ai the result of
the d iticu ty on Saturday. Both fam
ilies bave the sympathies of the en
tire c Dmm unity.
Addlltaaal OelaHaaf Ihe Wleaaaala
Forest Fire.
Milwaukib, Wis., August 9. Fcr
au almost uninterrupted distance of
nearly 100 miles lorth cf Stevens
PojBt along the Ud ol th YfUconeio
Ikntr al , f rest fires sn ragtag, sad
hundreds of men are figUing tbe
flames, eeeking to save the towns and
villages hemmed In by tbem. Tele
graph commucication is greatly inter
fere d with and details an meag r. Tbe
complete deit uct on of tbe tiwn of
Spencer is fully confirmed, and
the Iocs is now placed at ' the
sum of $300,000. Several hundred
people are destitute and homeless. At
Colby, a ftw miles distant, fire is
ragiDg on do sides. A dispatch to
tbe Seiitinel tonight rays that it re
qui ed the deepo-ati etf rts cf the en
tire popu'ation to suve the village. A
gales was b owing a 1 t'ny, and several
times the tires r ached to within twen
ty feet o! the boildinvs end wore kept
in check. Tonight the wii.d quieted
ciown, but the paople ore tired out,
and if the gule ratlines vilbge
is (homed. Tonight tho villa
cf Prentice, ia Miathou (onnty,
it siirro'intlcd by flatuer, and it ib
fetied that it will b) tvd t out
cf existence unless the nini dies
down. Neir Chippewa Falls fie fires
a e confined to the pra'nes und no
buildings weie des'ioped. Several
larms were devastated cf I he ir crops.
In the Menomonee liver r. gion copi
ous rains hive extoguisbed the fir.s
that bave Mgul tbeie. Kstlmates of
the pine burt.ed in this plnoe amrunt
to upwards ot 100,000,000 feet. Along
the Valley dividon c f the Chicago,
Milwaukee and St. Paul rai road are
located tbe ra: st extensive cranberry
mar-lies in the West. There
has been no tain for weeks
and growers foar that they will be
swept from end to end it the fire is
communicated to them. Along the line
of the Milwaukee and Northern rail
road forest fires are goirg between
Coleman and Stiles. This territory
was burned over once before and tbe
preient conflaeration is confined lo
the nnderbrnsh. The mitt set ions
fire?, however, exist in the heart of
Cla-k ai d Marathen connties. Ad-
vice ivctived at the Wisconsin Cen
tral offices her ars tbat millions of
feet of standing p ne have been
burned. Thousands of cords of wood
piled tdjacent to the railwey track,
many hundred dollars' wor h of ties,
deserted lumber camps, Isolated dwelt-
nss and much other pnperty ia
burned. Telegraph p Its are burned
off, miles of wire are on tbe ground
atd commnricatoo between Mil
waukee and p lints on tbe noithern
division ol tbe Wirsconfin Central
railroad are cut off except by the rail
road company's private iree, which
are op rated by means of ground con
n ction. It ia feared that otoer
villages betides Spencer that r.re
ia tbe way of tbe flames may
be swept away unless heavy rains fall
at once extinguish tbe fire. Though
no fatalities ars repr i ced as et, it is
thought that many peop'e mu?t bave
perished in the back, woods. The facts
will cot be known, however, until the
fires are eiticgaisued and a search is
instituted. People who passed through
the burning territory by train say tba
the biaaingforpsts lightup the heavens
in every d.rection. The air is laden
w.th smoke tbat bangs over the coun
try like a black pall.
AklcanpUd Murder aid Hnlclde.
Grand Rapidr, Mich., August 9.
At 11:30 o'clock las'- night Jas. Mat
thews was arrested while running
away from a bouse where a woman
had been ecre-amiog "murder." An
investigation showed tbe body of
Nancy N. Curt ire, colored, with her
head nearly levered frcm the body by
a cut apparently made witl a razor,
Matthews had fallen unconscious Boon
a'ter arrested, his windpipe having
been severed. Matthews is able to
talk and claims that the woman at
tacked him with a razor, and that ha
knows nothing more about the race.
It is thought he need tbe razor on th
woman and himself in a fit of jealousy,
ai he has been paying attentions to
Nancy, who favored another man.
A Xambrr of Valuable Horses
Burned lo Drain.
Omaha. Xkb , August a At 11:50
o'clock this morning liithtn'ng struck
the main build ng of the Omaba Fair
Association, containing Hix'een valua
ble bors-s, of wLicheibt wte either
ioet ntly k Hid by Ue elett'icity or
burned to death. The animals were
in training for the rac e, aid were of
excellent prem's?. Those killed were
Dick Wild, a 3 year old pacer owned
by McShare "& Pyle, and valud at
$30t10; Legal Tender, owned by J. H.
Mi Shane ; Tucker, a 4 year old
stallion valued at over $2000;
Ned R., a young trotter of
more than usual prcru se. Ida, owned
by Ed Pyle, of Humboldt, and valued
atillGOO, Capt P , owned by the fame
and valued at $1500; Maecotle, with a
record of 2:27i, owned by Mr. Lewis,
of this city; Little Wilkes, a s'allion,
the property of 'Capt. O'Mslley, and
Al Potter, a promising two year old
co t, sired by Ethan Allen, tunning
in a pasture near by, were also killed
by lightning. John Simpson, a groom,
was lying asleep in a stall within
four feet of tbe f pot where the light
ning (truck. He was knocked four
feet and thrown against tbe wall. Al
though stunned be at once realized
the s tuation, and ye led and aroused
tbe other hcstlers, all of whom worked
desperately to release the animals,
which were rushing abont ia their
box stalls crazy with excitement. All
the doors were thrown open and great
effbtts were made to drive the he raes
out, but several of thi m could not be
forced to move, snd were left to their
windier Released.
Detroit, Mich., August 9 John
Fink, who a as arresttd in Pniladelphia
several weeke ago after a long chase
and brought here to answer a chsrie
cf swindling, wfs released today, the
motion to quash tbe indictment a; alnst
him being granted. Fink was charged
with selling tbe recipe of a suppo:aoly
remarkable lubricator. He bad visit
ed most of the large cities of the Unit
ed States snd Bold the seme paper to
various manufacturers, all of whom
a'terwards claimed it waa worthless.
tir i; jrrws a3 Court Place, as u:
recalart" xlncatxl and arlly qualified mtbvui apti M
-oi loootsuui, raa uta xiiww "
It prove
Car ftl
$permftprrl&ei ao Imports sivy
jsititresu.il of (elf-obOB ID fooui. ewiujii ir.-wn iU ai
.titer ysirt or otter c.itr od prod licit!, otnaci.' t- "fct
carina, i'tvt XfrvouBDO 8niiDa1 KmLMt.-.r.
!Hnt lit Jreim", Diraoffmi ot fiight Deftctive ijf-: "v7
tiLillloc-it lutiptetoo Kawe 4BrMi t. HorirtT ?'?ern
,'onfi:iiun" ot 'tleas, Low o Sexual Pcvwbi 4. ,ai- ..v
narrftjie tmrerr.-nT tr linhtMipy '.hflrouph'T o' 'C
i?otl -JUtri SYPHlliIS -willvfl? iuw to.' sn
i i lt'J fr,,in UM' ilD Gonorrhea
GLEET triotvir Mh!;h Aaroia v.
";ica and oiiitr prlvte Jimao quickly urt
t8t-ir-nitl.nt thnt aphj ilcianmiDpavnirf.ia-fi'et
- h iwfaifj ini of rliscAMB. ttt1 creating tbioan it i
.If nc()ulr' g-t-anaili rhy':ian kuuwibivb' 'v. v
c;otLiai-iil in latrtt to my Mir' H het '' n -mv-i, ; i
l.t !anrit 'r- trfBtment tuMi Hdp -.' ' ' t '
tj j:.lf rti. il o Tpr tnywberf
',"fHJi:a!l')(ia lutriWOa.l, 5 -
Mttar -vnt'.,.',c ''-DoV.i):' J'"
' tnl ti.nsrs mih fa. any .li". tj-jU
(! -eiiia Sho'i'ti x aa v
nic o'i- .-- v 1
For r3stlo
vo. t019 a fine breeder end An exceed
ing? handsome and well bred Hull.
Mr Champion of America. No. 15t7.
Dam Octibbeha Pnchto 2d, No- 7t. by
Aldtne, 1136. second Dam Octiboena
Duchenn, 4121 (17 I In. butter in 7 daja), b
Hub, 11KM. Third Dam Iuoky Belle, 22H.
Fourth Hum Panj 6ih, No. 38, by Patter-
rnn . Nn. 1 1 .
MVGRS hti50per ant. blood Champion of
America, aire 10 eowa.in 14 Ib. list.
Mi KUS hat i) per cent, blood Aldine, lire !i
row In 14 Ib. list.
MYKRS has YiY, percent, blood Hub, sire 5
cows ia 14 lb. list. ...
MYERS has 12 per cent, blood Lucky
Belle, dam 3 cews in i to. nil.
Sold to areid in-breedine.
"On acconnt of other encasements re-
Quirtai my entire personal atteatloa, I.haT
oonoluded toqnit the meroanlile part ol my
business, and bow fer my entire atoek ot
for sale. WUI rent or leaae to pwcaasex, t
desired, my two-story iroa-froat baildias
oontalnlBf stock, oa reaseoable terms. Any
onawiahlastOBO lato boelnesaoao'seoore a
bartaia by ealllnt ea K. I-AKE.
JttlTf.lW6. QRKNADA. M183.
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