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) ESTABLISHED 1840. MEMPHIS, TENK., SUNDAY, 31 AY 20. 18S9. I VOL. XLIX NO. 120
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LADIES' AND HISSES'
. WHITE DRESSES
Ladies' White DRESSES, plain
skirt and basque, fine material,
all sizes, $4.75.
Ladies' Divinity Corded
Dresses, nice lasque and skirt,
Ladies' White DRESSES, all
ever embroidered basque and skirt,
One lot Ladies' Fine White
Dresses, ever frcm last season,
soiled, reduced from $25 to
Misses' Fine White Percale
Dresses, 12, 14, 16 years, $4.
Misses' Fine India Linen
DRESSES, trimmed with embroid
ery, $0, $7.50, $8.75.
Misses' Fine White DRESSES,
elaborately trimmed with embroid
ery, $12 to $20.
Misses' Oriental and Pompa
dour Lace Dresses, slightly
soiled, $0.50; real value, $20.
One lot Fine India Linen
DRESSES, handsomely trimmed
with fine embroidery, slightly
soiled, $7.75, worth $15 and $20.
Special reductions during the
week en Ladies' Linen, Mohair
and Silk Dusters.
Ladies' Lace Ccnncmara Vis
1TES and ALERINNES.
Ladies' Cloth ULSTERS, E AG
LA ns, Walk ix g Jackets, La
dies' Black Silk and Lace
Ladies' Lew Square Neck and
Round Neck COXBINA TION SUITS,
corset cover and underskirt com
bined, trimmed around neck and
arm size with fine Hamburg edg
ing, bottom of skirt finished with
clusters of tucks and cambric ruf
fe, at S5c; worth $150.
' Ladies' Lew Square Neck COM
BINATION SUITS, corset cover and
underskirt combined, made of very
fine cambric 'most exquisitely
trimmed with fine Hamburg in
sortings and edgings, clusters of
tucks above deep ruffie of fine
Hamburg at bottom of skirt, at
$1.25, worth $2. these goods
take the place of chemise and cor
set cover, and fit the form as closely
as a jersey; sizes frcm 34 to 40.
Ladies' Extra Large Size Cam
bric Drawers, handsomely
trimmed with mcdici, val and tor
chon lace, reduced frcm $2 to $1.
Ladies' CHEMISE, made of ex
cellent quality muslin, trimmed
around neck and arm size with
everlasting trimming and serpen
tine edging, at 22 l-2c, worth 50c.
Ladies' Chemise, made cf su
perior muslin, entire yoke of linen
and Irish lace, sleeves trimmed to
match, at 27 l-2c, worth C5c.
Ladies' SKIRTS, made cf Lcns
dale muslin, two clusters cf tucks
above deev ruffle of fine Hamburg.
' at 75c.
Handsome and mere claltrate
Skirts at $1.25, worth $1.75
DEPAR THE NT.
One lot Splendid Dress Quality cf Colored ARMURK ROYALS at 05a
yard. Never have been sold for less than $1.50; all choice
new shades; this is a wonderful bargain at the price, and
command attention. ,
SURAH SILKS 33C YARD-SURAH SILKS.
For this pice wc place en sale one let Sl'RAH SILKS, odd shades, all
delicate tints; without further comment will add that this
grade is universally sold at 75e y;rd.
PLAIN SATINS 37 1-2C YARD-PLAIN SATINS.
Satins den't mcvefast enough to suit us. We therefore arc deter
mined if lew prices is an object to clear cut the balance cf cur
stock of Solid, Colored SATINS; they are all nice qualities, and
among the lot will be found grades worth from 75c to $1 yard.
ELACK DRESS SURAHS.
"Will place en sale Monday morning cm case of otr celebrated Black
DRESS SURAHS, extra heavy quality and soft finished, at cur
established ricc, 55e per yard ; nothing to equal thi3 anywhere.
Aloe, one case line Grade Black Shanghai Dress SILKS; superb
quality at very low price.
SOMETHING CONCERNING ELACK G. G. SILKS.
Wc arc new in a position to cfer cur patrons unusual inducements in
. Elegant Black GROS GRAIN BLESS SILKS; wc have hit 25 or
30 patterns left cf cur finer goods, and wc propose to close them
- cut far below any firmer prices ; here is an Opportunity to make
a purchase thai will pay a hardcomc interest even if not wanted
fir j recent use.
LADIES' VESTS-3 FOrYi.CO-LADIES' VESTS.
Ladies' Fine Jcrcry Rilled Vests, square neck ; this qualify is ac
tuality worth much more, but as a special leader wc cj'er them
COLORED DRESS GOODS.
At$l, Cream Yatohing CLOTH,
suitable for seaside and mountain
wear, 50 inches wide, all wool.
At 00c yard, 44 inch All Wool
Summer CAMEL'S HAIR, suitable
for street and traveling dresses ;
reduced from $1.25.
At 45c yard, Very Handsome
All Wool French Ch allies.
At 37- l-2c yard, All Wool
French Beiges, in gray and
brown mixtures ; real value, 50c.
At 15c yard, 100 pieces Half
Wool Nun's Veiling in seasona
ble shades; usually sold at 25c.
The term sacrifice is none too
strong for this offer cf 100 gross
Clear White PEARL BUTTONS, 22
to 30 line, at 7 l-2c per dozen ;
none in the let worth less than 15c
vpto 25c dozen.
Our best 26 inch Gloria UM
BRELLAS, 15 inch silvcrine han
Our lest 24 and 26 inch Silk
and Wed SERGES, fine awrt
mcnt if silver handles, $3.75 to
Our best 26 inch Puritan UM
BRELLA, with very elegant electro
plated handles, $5.75.
100 best Puritan 21 inch PAR
ASOLS, very fine selection cf han
dles, $7.75; reduced frcm $12
AH l'"irx Novelty PARASOLS
and' all Lace faciei Parasols
Wc cfer a variety of Fine Huch
ToVELS,in plain and tied fringes,
at 45c each; these goods are
slightly soiled on folded edges ;
regular prices from $6.50 to $9
Turkish TovELSA superb
cfer cf 150 dozen Turkish
TOWELS, full cf ruggednecs and
wear; they have always been sold
at $2 dozen, but this lot will be
sold at $1 dozen; even bath
needs one as they promote licalth.
All full size 12-4 and war
ranted $3 value, but wiU be sold
at $2; they arc welcome visitors
to every tearoom and add a cheer
ful and restful appearance to the
bed; these arc surcricr goods and
will laundry nicety.
We place cn sale 75 to SO rem
nants efFinc Table Damask, in
lengths frcm 2 1-2 to 4 1-2 yards
and in prices frcm $1.25 to $3 per
yard; worth 10 per cent. mere.
One lot Ladies' Extra Fine
Gauze Black CotLn HOSE, Pjht
weight, with pure silk tecs c.nl
heels, 3 pairs for $1; worth 75c
per j air.
M lot Ladies' Fancy Siripel
and Park Solid dlorcJ Itorz, in
packages cf 2 pairs J
worth 50c per pair.
THE GUTIIKIE TROUISLE.
THB "YOUNO CITT 07 OKLAHOMA
HAS ITS "OOODLERS," TOO.
Wnlle the City Oovsrnratnt Doee Some
iood Work, It Bu Assumed Other
Powers to Which It Hu
Wabiusotos, May 2". In-tr Tack
ier, of I ho Interior iK-part ciu-ut. now in
(iutlirii', Oklahoma, bos wnt rfxirt to
fcecrclary Noble, under duto of Mny IS, of
the situation in that city. In tlio course,
of iiia n-jKrt, lusticctcr I'ackK-r aay For
about tn iliiyt Ihcro hot bwn steadily
increasing feeling hero among llio olo
against tin) City Council of (iulhrio. Thia
council wo very irregularly chosen, to bo
(tin till, and, an tlio pccplo undcts'.ood,
for tlio uruM merely of putting I ho ma
iTfin. ry of tli city in motion. Tlio Mayor
was selected by corntiiltloo of seven
chosen bv a uium meeting, an. I com
inittce of one from each Mat mid
Territory became the council. At
Hie time tlio council na Hitmen it
consisted of over tliirty member
but now numbers alio lit liltccn. liruv
rct-poiwibililics wero forced upon II10111,
and generally tbey have sssuincd and net
tled them in a creditable manner. They
liavo preserved order, surveyed tlio town
and practically cleared tlio street In
, these matters they aru commended by all.
. rl'liey have, however, aMiincd other pow
ers and undertaken to act on varioui mill
tela lor which they aro very ueneraily and
very rmphaticnlly couduuini'd. They hava
appointed an attorney at 11 aalnry
ol frl.HoO r veur and an advlwr
of tha Council on arbitration at
a nullity in rxccaa ol this; board
of five arbitrators on settling tlio rilit of
poMemion to lot, some being mcinljcrs of
the Council at $10 per day, charging each
coiitentiint ill) liefuro his caw could bo
heard and returning only thn (10 to tlio
party succeeding aud keeping Ilia remain
der. Homctitnca there liavo been live or
ais coiitcsUinta for tlio sawo lota, lliey
have grunted or pretended to grant Iran
chit lot ten year to a company 14 supply
the city with water, build a bridge acrM
the stream and t,-rado tlio street, and in
like, manner have taken many such steps,
amount which the citizen loudly protest.
Ami, further, they aro now collecting
tuxes an occupation tax of ii per momli,
a survey tax, a recorder's tax on Iota. etc.
They have enacted liamh ordnances, for
violation of which severs pc unities are lui
poeL They are recklemly sjiendinj
money in paying olhYiul, and are survey
ing the. ton on lines other than those
recommended at tha people's meeting, iu
order to aave their own lots.
farther, it is ssnerted Hist the members
ol the council are among tli ho ramo
In on hunday before (lie ?'.'d, and seized
nil the best lota, and that the city govern
ment has in all matters protected' the In-
, terests of these men. This rhnrgn lias
been made more emphatic from tlio diet
that the City Council has instructed its
board ol arbitration that in considering
who is entitled to lot His hoard shall not
take iulo consideration Ihstimeof aettling
as 'ovfon or after 4 o'clock, but
treat tuo priority of srttloinent on
Mondav, tha 2Jf, regardless ol tha
hour, ' entitled tha party to tha
jot. This the pcoplo considered in direct
conflict witli the President's, proclamation.
In tha last few days tlio council bus
' selected two other lioardu ol arbitration ol
. five each, at a compensation ol fi pet dav
Mcli, as lui mod by some, and at 10 per
day its i.laimcd by others. The council
bus transacted much ol lis business with
closed doors. Tlio lawyers I.avo formed a
bar association and worn the II ml to take
action looking to an election of city o Ulcers
and to the limiting of a charter to govern
A petition i circulated yctlcrday ask
ing the council to call an election to ilividu
the city into wards, and to make a registry
nf tho voters, and rutkinx that tlio clirtion
lie held .Monday, tlio ".'Till of May. livery
body practically signed the pc'itiou. In
dependent of thin petition the citizens held
a larg mass-meeting lust evening on llio
tiovernment aer.s. They were very much
in earnest and very deteruiim-L After
seecliea by diifcrcn! persons they passed a
rvsoiiltilion ousting tho Mayor aud City
Council and appointed a committee to so
notify thoiil, and nll pasted a resolution
appointing a committee, ol seven to call a
city election, ignoring tho present Mayor
and Council. At this time them had
grown to lie considerable excitement, a
the friends of the old Council were on tho
outside building deriding this action.
At thia juncture, when a few men cro
u r ir i tig an adjournment, leaving the reso
lution in c licet to oust the present Coun
cil, tbero were loud Calls from both sides
I finally took tho stuml I told them
that hi my judgment it was a mislako to
not petition thu Mayor and Council to
call the elect iou, and that it would most
likely result in two conllii-ting city gov.
eminent and great dior l"r and contu
sion, aa well as great danger to the public
pood. That tliey must admit that the
Council had done much to bo commcudod,
and that I was conlldeiil an election
would not bo re I used them. I agrcml with
llu-in that they were outitled to a shivIv
election by ballot; that they wero onlitleil
to a sworn statement from tho present
Council as to all moneys collected or p ud
out; that the im-oiiiing diniiillratioii
shoti'id limit tho fees of all oilii-ers and
board; should oe economical, and should
bo voiccliil in regard to trauling to Indi
viduals valuable (rsnchis.r ol tho city
without dun consideration.
A Mr. iMle, an attorney ol Wichita, fol
lowed, advising tho aamo course, and at
the close of bis remarks a motion was
made to reconsider tho voto declaring tho
otliccs ac.int, but tho chaliman of tho
meeting and about half a dozon others
were in (avor ol tlio action already taken
and declared the motion nut of order, and,
amid great confusion and no liltlo excite
ment, tho nxfting was about to bo ad
journed, against tha alinoxl unanimous de
sire, 01 tiioso present to carry out my sug
gc'lion. '1 hey again called for mo, an I, n,nickly
mounting the stand, I very earnestly ap
pealed to them t act csilly and asked
them If the resolution they bad iaMed
prevailed what would Is'toino ol llio city.
without olliecnand w ithout a government
until lliey elected others. llio motion
was again madu to recoiniilcr anil was car
ried sod a committee amx.'ntod to present
volitions to tho Mayor requesting
in 111 to csii an election. i no meet
ing then adjourned in gKK humor.
do uot think such an emergency will arise,
The council will grant tfie election in
Im t 1 1 11st bctort tho close ol tlio meetins.
it sent word that Ilia election would bo
railed for June 10; this, however, is too
lata a data to suit tha people, and I think
when we confer with the council on this
point they will He an earlier data. The
vote was unanimous, bowsver, that If tha
council refused lo call the election that
then cilisens would rail it.
('I. tJaalfcr nntliwaite4.
SpM lal Plipstcb la The Apswl.
I.iTTl.x Itocx, Ark., May 23. Col L. F.
Gnentlmr, who has bean in charge of tba
Utile ltock ltr racks for tha past four
years, leave tomorrow (or Kort Trumbull,
near New lndon, Conn. Col. (iuenlher'i
friends tendered blm farewell banquet
kuiht wlncU was largely attended.
A rilOTOCOli DIlAFTCl)
IN B'iOAKD TO TUB OOV2RNMKNT
Alt QMeatlons Ar About Vettted and tba
Confersne Mny End Tuesday
Why King Humbert Didn't
Oo tj trasburf .
rni) tllit Issl t.jr llic Nvw York Airlntr I Pr".
r.KHtlN, May I'V Sir K.lw.ird M.tlet,
Mr. Raason and llurr lloUtuin, as a co il
willed oLrevision, comp'etixl t-nl.iy draft
o( a protocol concerning Sanioau ijucKlions.
It contains clauses ndating to the munici
pal government of Apia, the coaling posts
held by tho rotters, the land commission
and tho autonomy ol tho Saino.iii tiovcrn-
tnent, the text of which has sire id y b.-un
culi'ol to Washington and approved by
Mr. Illitiiio. Tho remaining clauses
dcllnint, tho tanlTof hamoa, the constitu
tion ol tho native government, and tho
limitation ol the German claims for in
demnity from tho natives hsvo been
framed in accordance with Instructions
from Mr. Maine, who Is 1 11 daily cablu con
tact with His commission. Nothing,
therefore, in tho opinion of the delegiles,
011tit lo prevent tho winding up of tho
conference on Tues I ly, when thu limnes
is exixi le.l to be limited lo tho exchango
of signature agreements, Tho success ol
tho commission and the rapidity with
which the husitieM was got tliro i;li with
was partly due to the conciliatory attitudo
nf Count Herbert Uisuinlik and tho
impartial policy displayed by hir
Kdward Millet, and largely to tho
American comiui-non-rs having delinito
instructions covering every immuL iho
Constant hard work ol tho sub-commlllis s
luai veloiily rx'diated matters, the
iilenary sittiu; ol the conference having
itllu to do further than to hear report.
Thronghout 110 viiibarriimlug lcvil i
inents have retarded tho progress ol tho
deliberations. Winn tho conlcrcni-o be
gan, it was announced that Iho loreign
oIIhs was runlldeiit that the sm.i.)iis
would leruiilliito llio Hist Wetk in
June. The discussion has taken
course and la no according to tho
foris-ust. Tba iie'insn olticial world,
following llio example ol its chiefs treats
the American commiMtioiicra with high
favor. If they rescinded to all their in
vitations tliey would And their hardest
work in recrestion. Count llerliert gavo
conspicuous emphssis to his friendly foot
ing with each ol the commissioner by his
greetings at the Teiiiclhofcr para hi,
when bo left the parade lo converse with
each comin.Miouer, riding between Iho
carriage of Mr Kasson aud Mr. I'.ates
anl Mr. I'hrlps and exchanging cordisl
word wilh tliem.
King llanil erl'a proloctcd visit lo fitras
butg was counterinan led alter the Italian
i:m bossy re'ulved Uilegratus from I'siis
reiiortintf the disturbance in the public
mind. Tlio arrangement at Mrosburg in
fill led review ol the garrison snd night
attack on the citadel. A Iter eignor Cripl
referred tho ma'der lo I'rinco I'.isinarrk, it
was announced that King Humbert would
not visit btrasbiirjr. but would keep on the
lladen side of tho lililnn on his hoiuwsrd
iotirney. Neither higuor Crispl nor I'riiic
lisman k csre si tlio pn-scnt juncture to
overexcile Iho Krenclu
Tho revision ol tho treaty agreed upon
during the King's visit haa( not yet rr
ceiveJ the adhesion ol Austria. Associa
ted with the treaty i military conven
tion Using a delinit plan lor Iho mnhilixn
lion of the lull m army in tho event of
war. r-ijj'ior Cnspl wauted an inUnlsoo
tlio tes:ion of tho I'apac;'- fVineo "Is
inarck obtiiued from "igimM 'rll a pirhfe)
for a iindcrno internal poiicy tuwnid the
Yutican, mid h:is a-ked tho Anslriail
Trimo Minister to Join in united pre
lirj mi llic l'oe to mika peaee w-ith
the iiiiirimil. It is iiinlor-too I ihiilKm-is-ror
Krancis Jorenh reluctsntlv ullowe.l
Count Knlnoky to inlervciie in the mutter
nnd that the 1'hn on receiving piivato
ns-ursneoa ol the Antrmn Kinpcror'a
sym:illiy, jirouiptlyrejeetrHlIhe overtures.
Tho resu I is n diiinrt brs-ach in Ihe con
tinuity of the Alliance The n-vied treaty
wdl pMluibly reiuiiu unsigned until Dm
peror I ranci Joseph and Count Kalnoky
pay theirexH-eted visit here. I ho Italian
tieiier.ilri Kolandes and rironi reiunin In
IWliu to sellln the ih tails ot tho military
convention w ith the War oflice. The adverse,
rumors go tho lenth of asNcriitnr Ihul Ihn
dillcrencii wilh Austria is b'lidinr lo n
iiipliiro of tlio alliance KuisTor 1'r.incis
Joseph Inclining lo regulate tho Itulkau
oiiestious In conjunction with liussia.
iho olll.-iiil circle aiioluloly denies Ihnl a
rupture is witliin Ih range of probability.
King llumhert ill a letter I hunks tba peo
ple ol licrlin for Ihe splendid recent ion
ncirded him, ami sends a gift ol 111,000
marks lor 1 haritiibln ohjerts.
The situation at the Wwtpltalia colllerii-
continues critical, Acisirdiug to l;lu nisli
aH-rs, the pns'lamatlon rl martini law is
iiiiiiinenL Hitherto the Illinois bsvit held
aliKil from IhoNK'ialists and have resi nled
llieir approiu ho. Now there nro nytnc
loins ol imiiitieiico under tlm piissiv re-sislani-e
ol tho mnsters. Ilerr Weber,
pnsodeiit of Iho Huchuiii Mriko Commit
tec, was srrctded after tuuking a sis-ii li lust
n ltd it, lit which occurred Ihe phrase:
"Wsrrtgninst Ciijiltul; victory or deulh is
lbs (stark fip-r Mlek.
I'aiiis, May 2b T ho , announcement
that King Humbert woiiM ai-ooinpnny
I'.iiiperor William lo ftrasburg tomor
row was Iho absorbing actuation iu this
Im I'raart, commenting ou tho subject,
says; "King Humbert iws us In a gener
eroiis slvlit for the 1 1 n t, 0 Frenchmen
killed In'l-omburdy lo IiIm rate llaiy."
'J lie A'oleoolV says; "iho visit is the
ass kick of the fable, but In tho present
instance tha lion ia not ilea I, hko Ilia 0110
in tho story."
The 7ihi nm "We cunnot Isdieve
(hat King llumlxrt woiii l inlhcl a grat
uitous wound upon Kram a by Insulting
her. r runco'a s liliineiils ou.di. lo bo held
sac rod by Iho son ol Victor J.iniinuul."
LTDIA TUOslPJOJfH VICTIU.
8h Csusss, In an Ind rsct Way, Ills
Hulolda A Full-Drs Deed.
Ciik aoo, III., May Jj.-Tho dead lo.y
oKieorgoA. Wcaterkdl, a.d twenty-live
yeara, wo found In his ro-nn at 1'nnon's
Hotel alKiut noon tu lay. Wcsterkill bad
attired himself In full-dnxa suit, and
Ina short and white nvi ktio h i I never be
fore leen worn. It-side tho bed were
found two bottles winch had contained
luorphiue. Ha bad evl Icntly contem
plated suicide (or aevoral days, and bad
himself prepared bis body for burial.
Lying on a table in Iho ro in, in a way lo
Indicate that Wester kill la I lcen looking
at It Just previous to taking the morphine,
was a photograph of l.yilnt Thompson, tho
burlisviuo srtresa. lle-ido it was a letter
from her Ihsnklng Wr!ctkill lor tho
flowers and many favors be lis I show n
her during her recont s'av In Chicago.
1'ersoiis around tin oiyu pic 1 heater ssy
that Wcstorkill formed M'tde an at
tachment for the scire-, an I Hist lie wsi
ib-siKindeiit after aim lelt for the Kost.
. His letter ssike ol IIikiih ml etuharruw
ment Westerkill came lioui a small Un
near Ashland, Wia.. whcie his parsuU
THE ASSEMBLY DISSOLVES
TU t SOUTHERN PREBUTTERIAN8 AD.
JOUUN TO alBRT NEXT TEAR
In Nashville Tha Hunday Observsnce
Comroltteo Submits Its Ileport The
Usuklenburg Trouble Taken Up
Th Northern Urethran.
CiiArro mi, Teiin.i May ""1. Tho
S Mill, em 1'restiylcrian AMM'iubly op. no I
attlo'elisk this morning with prayer by
Ihe rcKrls of Iho Handing Committees
on education snd systematic beneficence
were read uud adopted. Tha latter fixed
Ilia collection days of Iho ensuing j car as
follows: Januaiy uud August, colleeling
lor suitcnaiico fund, February for chinch
erection, .March for publication, April for
foreign missions, June and K'plomber lor
rvangidistic fund, July for Invalid fund,
iM'ii mbcr for colored evangolistlo fund
and TusksliMita institute.
The rvMirt ol the Committeo on e ib
bath tMsN'rvamea was submitted and con
sidered seriatim. The lirst section nf tho
rcMirt was Iho following resolution:
llecommeiided for adujdioii. That we favor
a iH'tilion to Congre-4 b make llio day of
iuaugiiration the lirst Wodiien biy in March
or llio h.st Wednesday in April to svoid
the serious occasion (or Sihhath break
lug in March from having Iho iiiaugma
bull occur the beginning of the Wi-ek.
Ir. Woodrow moed that Iho rcwjliition
bo stricken mil ss pros.iiig a 11 action
contrary to tho principles of the churrli.
Hie Ino'ioii was earned, A second rei.
I ill 1011 provided thai tho n.cmh!y indorse
a M'lition l fo'igrcss lo a loit a law
agunst Sunday Work, ctcepl works of ne
cessity and mercy, so 1,1 r si the juris lie.
lion of llio geiieraM iovernmenl extends,
wilh the iimimI creep! loin in l.ivor of thoso
w ho oliaelte snolher flay of tho week as
hubbalh. This Was suspendod duniig the
noon n icss.
It was adopted wi'h lli amendment that
Ihe assembly, instead ol indorsing the xi
tilion, adviw-s its ji-ople lo siun 11. A pe
tition urging ministers and members lo
refrain irom traveling on hunday, enrpt
in cis. ol necessity and mercy, waa car
ried. Ihe repoit of Ihe commission 011 Iho
complaint of Ihe Me kleiibuig 1'iesbyb ry
s;'aiiisl the hynod ol North Carolina vvsi
brought up lor diiH'ussion. This is a very
complicated c.u, which has been about
three limes be lure Ihn lieneral Assembly,
Ih eynrl "t North Carolina nnd Mei k
lenblirg I'lenliNh ry resH'ctively. 'Ihe
J lev. 1 r. Itobliisoii wo convicle.l In civil
court in Mecklenburg County of dcaerliug
bis wile, who was granted a divorce and
alimony whleh was never paid. The pres
bytery tusiM-nded liohiuson from com
ui union and Irom the ministry, 'J he sviuhI
tartly reversed this decision. 'Ihu pres
ytery ap(x'aled and Iho rase was sx-tit up
to the lieneral Assembly at t-t. Iritis,
which sustained the piesb)tery. It was
rcmiindoil and again sent to the tic ncrul
ArsM'iubly. 'ihe reKutol iho commission,
sustaining for Iho most part the prehy
tery, w as adopted today. Wrillcu protests
Minor mst ten were attendod lo, votes
of thsnks were passed and tha ssscmhly
(IinkiIvciI, the next annual bcssioii to lie
held in Nashvillo, Tonn.
Ike Karikera fresky terlaas.
Nxw Yohk, Msy 25. At tho morning
aession ol the (ieneral Assembly a telegram
was read (roiu the Koutlmro Assembly an
nouncing tholr coiicurrsuca la tlm amend
ments undo II the reuorl of tlm co-operation
eominiili-e 0:1 cliun li work.
Col. I- Sliepird, chairman of Ihn
cominiili-c on Kihlialli observance, pn-seii-
ti I tho rvMrt of that 11m11111lt.11. Among
lint re-omuieii lations nllered bv the com
mittee was olio that tho nsxnilily com
mended o other Christian Isslies tho
American f-abhilh I'uinll. Willi tin" ex
cel lion of the n coiiiuieudatioii relating lo
M'iiiiouuig Ih" changing of llio dnte for
the inauiiuriilioii of tlm President of Iho
I oiled M ites to tho llrst Wednesday ill
Maich the rcort was adopted. Hut por
tion leferring to tho iii.iuuuratioli was
n (erred b ick to ihecommiltee.
At l). I o'cliN'kthuassoinblvaili nirned.
In u body tlm convention pnx o led to the
I'ennsylvaiiiii Uullroiel oil their excur
sion lo I'riiteelon, N. J.
The Kelwrmrtl (,iseanl i karrk.
liosios. Mom, May :'". At the general
council of tho liefurnic I Fpist'opal Chiln h,
hi s.inion this afternoon, the reput on the
cousiiiiiiion and canons was prevented and
unanimously adopted. Appropriations
we'e 111.1I0 lor the wid iws nnd orpliaiis,
binds for the widows of disexx-d clergy
nu n. The resolution u( the Comniilti-e on
t 'on-lit 11 1 1 n tluit Ibis church rccoguict
the l .pim-opnle as an oile-e and not aa an
inder was adoitel. 1 ho work ol (orelgu
miss.ons was then l.iken up. Hecl d ipn-N-I
Ion to In1 considered wss whether the
l'lorm Kpix-opal ('lunch should lake bold
Ol Hint Wolk as U'l III les lldeot Insly or
w helher they should, ss at present, a, 'ply
tie ir fundt to that ohjeii tlirou,'li 11:11011
rhaiinela. Tho subjis't was debited nt
length and then refcired back to Iho gen
1 ral 1 oiumitlis-.
Illtle. late Iss Inverses.
rAV FiUM isin, Cal., May '. -At )
b-rd ay's ru-ssion of Ihe Fpiscopal Conven
lion for California il was lormully ili ided
todivido tho Mile, whii llliasliclelof.it
formed 0110 diiH'ese, iulo two iIiikvm'S.
One will comprint) the lioillieriLnflloli of
Ihn M.itu and Iho other thu aoiulicrii por
liou. tkslirss l Srmy I srsHiiiisrsl.
M 11 w i k ik, Wis., May " William
Wanier, commaiidcr-iu-i bii I of tlictuaud
Army ( tlm Kepnhlie, was lic.u tmlay
with pari i f bis stair to consult with refer
ence to set tiring a one cent rule to the en
camimieiit iu August. 1 1 was decided lo
send the following letter lo llio chairmen
of iho several passenger as-x ialioiis ol the
t inted Males:
Iim(i,v .r ! A 1 sr u tHi; II j 1 si le, I
Kas 1. 1 nt. Mil, M.i , lw. I
Nr As llio tiino approaches . (or tho
meeting of llio National l.ue,impiueiit of
tho liiaud Army of tlm lUipuluic at Mil
waukee there is a great and growing dis
s.i'ulai lion In all the deiartiiieuls of Ibis
oi ler nt Ihe failure of your association to
III what is deemed a rv.lsoliablu fare lo
and from the encampment.
When Milwaukee was selected as Iho
place of our next meeting, asiininces w ero
given that llioriitoof lure to that city
should led exceed that gitcii to and from
Columbus by Iho various ruilioids last
This pio il'su lias no! been kept. II this
result I a I laTti anticipate I Ihn encamp
ment would Uot have Is ell lH'jtil at
MiUaoki or any o'lur city without
'I his Inilute Is thought to be unjust, and
I inn n"iicd, from reliable information re
ceived from comrades throughout tba
Tinted Hates, will gn ally diminish tho St
tcudstice. I ak, lliernlore, thai your aa
sis'isiioii at an eaily day II x Ihe rato for
the rnciiiipiiieiit al olio rent a mile; this,
I ,il warranted in saving, will prove sal-l,.i-!oty
to tho cmi'iades.
Ilns reipiest I make hi Ihe mime and
on I" ball of MHl.tkm old veli r ins sliwo
i-hes, I feel ilNSUied, will Ivr n.i f.t..r-
aliiv coniidci u'ou at your I I-.
TUK civil. aii.iv;c COlfSMHriOri
UAKKH AN ..:!: CliANGX,
llurosler the . oT ' ' - t!s AppKesnta
for ApiMilntm. ni n tlm led. ral
enrvlce ana ilr fc:s iii'.i g
elmll To 5'cl.t ?ub:to.
WAsuiM.roM, Miy Ti n Clv'.l fcr
vice Coininiftooii t.s 11 .1 n cn iiupnrtaiit
itlteialioii lo one al .n c by ;i.ovidia
lliilt hereafter llio 1st o e!i;ib!e4 for ap
pointment lo the I in c n e'iil scrvikio and
their standing siui:i j 11 de puiilic. This
action of Iho Coin 11 -..on aiil bo np
ptoved by Ihe I'res.i. n'. In r.n inter
view wilh an Awoc.r'id !'.' ic.sirtnr to
day, Coiuuiiioiiflr .' cvo!t, sepkinj o(
Ibis clinngii in Hie r.i e. i el it was a re
vers.il ( the Comrr.n ,..'4 1 ol'cy hilhrrVx
For what wero ten ilo-iin-il rxadicst
reasons tha Commission, w iten it was Drat
established, had i " rli'.'ihle bst keptso-cn-l,
the ide b-.nT tint this secrecy
would prevent p ilil'c.iuis (ran brlnf
lug pressure lit i.:r uinn any pnliliO
olhi a to secure tlm a- ;ihiMioiil i a givca
mail on tho eligible I. sr. I list, ho ae ;,
in praeiliv, bo snd, rsul:vd very 1te
ipiendv that politi. iii'is . r alilo to get
bold of inn staudin ' ui cieaa on ilu
list, while the oiH'i is rati n and u l lut
lb" lavorvd ajiplicilts llir nsrltcs r
nuiined Ignorant of it; t i the romciia
s ou ,-ue now mi Iiii- i 01 l i.a's the regula
tion has not prod i' e,; ll,i te mils intended,
and M hit h lit the I. im', thcia sreinrdtx
cclli ul ti'Dimii toll, nk 11 w .u'd prdiice.
Theroiuudssioii b:iev 1h.1t in our form
of govci anient pu'i .e.ly is agxidlhing,
utiles special tcaso.it to ll.e contrary can
bcahoan; nnd Ho s " t.ow g ilnf lo ap
idy il luliy in I lio 1 Ihe eligible list.
I he coiumist.oii ( s ih it it Is, above all
thin js, in narv .t dn!l Int j the miinls ol
the puMic a ls:li I In '.lis absolnto honesty
and fairness o( the pieseut svstelll ol elect
ing public employes, sud of tl.o wsy in
whii li It is csrr e I out Tha commis
sion wants lo gits tht public conli-
l.ini'ri In lhi Ism. and It l.-.ts llial li.m
! best wav lo briti about that result
1 to have the work of list commission
H-rfeetlv osn snd alsive boanl and ptr
eelly slinplo. I ctiirse, said Mr, House
Veil, while 1 UdieVfl luiphcitly that the
liii-nt svtem was op o e I the old oi!
svstem has cuiiik to stay, I rvalit thai
-eiiauy ol our methoiU ai more or lesson
tnsl even and lb column on has M
inskn esTimrnts sll the tune, sud It is
alsHilutelv ineviliibto t!i't there should be
oreiisi.iii.il mistake. When w tin I
wo have madu such a mistsk we
shall simply rcvers our action. Now
It Is ex.11 llv so in (his case. It wss lie
lu ted, wild w lml seemed g'x I reasons l y
Iho original commission, that secrecy in
tho mat a, r of tho chgihle list would work
well. Now wo ere liiclinrd t- think lint
on Ihe whole it has woiked inj.istice, and
tho Comiiik-ioii Is going, Iheraforo, lo
ttmko the eligible list snd the stanJing of
twli applicant puli.it-. and try how 1;
works, rvscrvinglo itself lull bit rty to alter
the coumc it it is I i ltowmk badlly. W
recouirai at the outset thai there r Cer
tain disadyant.ige in conneclioa With
plilillritr, while the ccrtillcslloa lor
apiulineut Includes threa name al a
lime. Tliere Is A chance Ihul ooil wt.l
bnug pressure lo bear upon the appoint
ing Hiwcrato have them tbooa sow
pellicular favored one of the tore, but
even when the bts wero krplaecret.it
loo often bap,e ii. d that lb politicisa
f,.iiii.l mi hIihi 'be luiol e remained lener-
1 nut ol, and bt. Might pica ur to Lr anyhow.