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' : -r V. ' lif v- T 'rJST- ?? i US ke I STILL SOME KICKING. T A K umber of Stale Legislators Who Do Sot Want to Celebrate. THEY WILL FIGHT TO THE LAST, And Endeavor to Keep the Treasury From Footing the Bills. ETERITHING IS BEAD I JOE THE FBAI. F Tickets for the Big Amendment Contest Being Pet in Circulation. The opponents of the Legislative trip to the "Washington Centennial celebration are still at work. An effort "will be made to pre Tent the payment of the expenses by the State. A half million amendment tickets have been sent to Allegheny county. A number of Legislators are in the field for lucrative offices. FSOK X ETXTT COKJirSPOKDEJTC.3 Habrisbubg, April 18 The opposition to the New York trip is not dead. It is not even slumbering. On Mo nday evening it will appear again in the shape of a resolu tion designed to prevent what many mem bers feel is a very impolitic excursion. Mr. Lytle tried it to-day, bnt, resolutions not being in order, it was objected to by Mr. Brooks and others. The resolution was de signed to prevent the payment by the State of the expenses of the trip, except such as had already been incurred. Mr. Lytle sat down with a smile when the objections were made, satisfied that he had at least succeeded in making himself solid with his constitu ents. A little scare was circulated among the members to-day in the shape of a rumor that the State Treasurer would advance no money for the trip until an appropriation bill has been passed. As the resolution for the trip provides that the money shall be appropriated in the general appropriation bill, and as there is no likelihood that the bill will pass the two Houses and be signed by the Governor before the time lor the trip there was reason for the agitat'on. As the Governor approved the resolution, it is quite reasonable to suppose he will ap prove the appropriation. A. hint from him- that he will do so will be sufficient to in duce the State Treasurer to advance the necessary cash, just as soon as the Joint Sub-Committee of the Centennial Commit tees or the two Houses decide how much tbey need. READY FOR THE FRAY. Six Hundred Pounds of Amendment Tickets Forwarded for Allegheny. tTKOM A STAFF CORRESPONDENT. 1 Harbisbtjbg, April 18. Secretary Stone sent the tickets ior the Constitutional amendment election to the Allegheny Coun ty Commissioners to-day. There were 124, 200 tickets onjeach side of each amendment to be voted on, a total of 496,800 tickets. The ti-.kets were shipped in two big boxes, and weighed 600 pounds. Secretary Stone and Chief Clerk Gear hardt. aided by Corporation Clerk Glenn, have worked harder on the instructions to County Commissioners and election officers, and on the preparation of the ballots, than can be readily told. This work be gan before the the bill had become a law, and is not ended. All sorts of questions are being bred at the btate De partment, and the department is courteous enough to answer them, though not re quired to do so bv any law. The informa tion is given unofficially by Secretary Stone. He has written the Allegheny County Com missioners that it would be safer to -send new registry lists to each election district, and he doesn't think the question of ballot boxes is important except that separate com partments be provided lor the ballots on each amendment. The State Department has been given no extra help ior the immensely increased work, and the chief officers of the depart ment have done it all. Seven million tickets are to be sent out, of which 1,438,000 will go to Philadelphia. Tickets have been sent to Adams, Alle gheny, Armstrong and Beaver counties. TO BE STATE PRINTER. The Present Incumbent Has a Number of Very Active Rivals. rrilOM A STAFF COHRESrOXDENT.1 Habkisbueg, April 18. W. Hayes Greer, the present incumbent of the office of State Printer, is a Democrat and a Grand Army man. H? wants to continue the office under the Republican Governor, and has worked the Grand Army to help him to that result He has filed letters and petitions in his favor lrom 5,000 Grand Army men. H. P. Barbour, of the Bradford Star, is a can didate, as is Barton D. Evans, of the "West chester Village Record. Some verv strong influence is being brought to bear in favor of Thomas M. Jones, city editor of the Harrisburg Even ing Telegraph, who is a practical printer. Mr. Jones is a master-of his art, and would fill the office to perfection. TWO LEGISLATORS Who Are Very Willing; to Accept the Survey orshlp at Tbli Port. tFBOK A STAFF COBBXSrOKDIST.1 Habbisbubg, April 18. Hon. C. W. Bobison, of Allegheny, has entered the race for the surveyorshipof the portof Pittsburg. His name was brought up in an influential quarter a week ago by friends, and the re sponse was such that he is making an active canvass for the position. Mr. Bobison has an opponent in the Legislature in the per son ot Hon. John Dravo, of Beaver, who has been in the race ior some time. AS A MATTER OF COURTESY. The Pittsburg Street Bill U Still Held Up In the Committee. JTKOII A STAFF CORBISPONDEXT. " Harrisbueg, April 18. The Pittsburg street bill is still in the Municipal Affairs Committee of the Senate, and Chairman Mylin says it has not been acted on as a matter of courtesy to Senator Upperman, of Allegheny, a member of the committee, who has been absent. The grade crossing bill is hung up in the Senate on the second reading calendar, owing to the opposition of Mayor Fitter, of - Philadelphia. - AGAINST QUAY'S ORDERS One Street Hallway Bill Panes Through the Lower Home. rrSOX A STAFF COEBEKFOKDEirT.l Harrisburg, April 18. The street rail way incorporation bill passed the House finally to-day, and the amendments will be concurred in by the SeU.te next week. "When the bill passes finally the people of the 8tate wilt be indebted principally to ' Hon. Thomas Capp, of Lebanon, for it. Mr. Capp's gallant fight after Mr. Quay had ordered all street legislation killed in the House committee was all that secured this very necessary legislation. Unseated by Party Tate, rFBOK A STAFF COBBXSrOariEXT.l Habbisbubg, April 18. Mr. Nicolls, of Philadelphia, was unseated by the formal action of the Legislature, and the Republi can contestant, Mr. Finley, given the seat. The-vote was a strict partv one. with the ji exception that Mr. Baker, of Delaware, woiea. wjui toe Democrats, stating mat in i opinion me evidence did not justlly tne ;i we contestant. TROUBLE IN THE CAHP. A Fight Over nn Amendment to the General Revenue Bill. fFXOX A STAFF CORHESPOXDEXT.l Habrisbubg, April 18. In the Senate to-day Mr. McLain made a strong fight for the amendment Dr. Neff had inserted in the general revenue bill The Senate Finance Committee had stricken it out, but Mr. Mc Xain succeeded in having jt 'restored by a vote of 17 to 14. It provides that a man's debts shall be subtracted from his credits in assessing his money at interest. In the form in which the amendment now is Sena tors MacFarland and Cooper insisted it would open a door for frauds -on the part of individuals and for corporations also to escape taxation. The amendment is as fol lows: Provided, that In all cases when money owing by solvent debtors inclndlng upon agreements and accounts Is returned as herein required, the taxpayer, where the same are individuals, shall be entitled to dednct therefrom up to the amount thereof, all debts in the shape of mortgages, ail moneys owing, whether by promissory note or penal or single bill bond or judgment, all articles of agreement and ac counts bearing interest which such taxpayer may at that time actually owe. and the amount of sneb debts shall be verified in the same manner and with like penalties for false swear ing as provided for in regard to the return of the credits or moneys aforesaid. Senator Brown, of York, thinks theproviso can be made satisfactory to the opposition by making it apply to debts ot record, but the opposition says no, and that the proviso, is not stricken out, will kill the bill on final passage, when more than 17 votes in its favor will be needed. Will Pnv the Soldiers Way. fFROM A STAFF CORRESPONDENT. Habrisbubg, April 19. The Apropria tions Committee wrestled nntil this morning with the recommitted general appropriation bill and recommended the appropriation for the trip of the militia to New York. Morrow Opposed tho Bill. tFROK A STAFF rORKKSrOlSDEXT. Habkisbueg, April 18. Senator New myer's bill, providing for the renewal of municipal liens every fire years, passed the House to-day. This is the measure to which Controller Morrow was so strongly opposed. A SHAD AS BIG AS A NAN. The Wonderful Fish Cnncht by a Sober Trnthteller From Cblcngo. Chicago Times. Horace McVicker,being of age and sound mind, duly deposes and says: "Last sum mer I went fishing near the beach down East. "I had been lolling in my boat all day and not a bob of the line had cheered my lonely hours. Late in the afternoon I saw the line quiver and felt the boat careen. I began toying with my line and very quick ly discovered that I had an immense flound er of some sort. I coaxed him slowly to the side of my boat.r He raised himself slowly out of the water as if he despised my assistance. I stood there looking at him and he at me. He was a noble shad, as largo as L While looking nt him he gave a lurch and sprang into the stern end of the boat. . "Ashe did sol jumped forward to keep the boat in proper position. His tail hung over the stern of the boat into the water. As soon as he had fixed himself he began work ing his tail. The boat was headed for the point from which I had embarked. Tnis living shad skulled me back to that place as skillfully as I could have done'it my self. Having arrived at the point named I jumped out and pulled the boat in and turned it over. I landed Mr. Shad And tied him to a tree for the night. The next day I went down there with some friends and we lifted him up to a limb and butchered him the same as tbey butcher a hog in the country. I had not been drinking." DASHED TO DEATH.; w A Fatal Accident During the Removal of Wires In Newport. New Yoke, April 18. The removal of the electric wires and poles on Sixth ave nue, this morning, was attended by an un fortunate accident. Michael cEarley, un married, age 33, of Brooklyn, a lineman employed by the Department of Public Works, and Hugh Beilly, age 31, a married man, with a wife and three children, were both dragged from a window of the third story ol 387 Sixth avenue by a rope attached to a falling pole, Parley being instantly killed and Beilly seriously injured. The men are linemen in the Bureau of Encumbrances, and were engaged in staying a pole that was being cut down when the accident occurred. When the pole was chopped off at the bottom the base slid along the sidewalk throwing the top out, pulling both the men from the window. Earley's body was picked up in a terribly crushed condition and was Temoved to the Thir tieth street police station. Beilly was taken to the New York Hospital. Both bones of the left leg were found to be brok en below the knee. Several of the smaller bones 'of the right foot were also fractured. In addition to this there was a severe con tusion of the back and a lacer ated scalp wound. The surgeon believes there is a possibility of the spine having been fractured. SUBSIDIES FOR STEAMSHIPS. The Canadian Parliament Decides to Fur nish Money to Ocean Lines. Ottawa, April 1& In the House to-day Minister Poster moved the ocean steamship subsidy resolutions. Hon. Mr. Laurier wanted to see the contract between the Gov ernment and the Canadian Pacific Bailway Company with reference to this subsidy, and what correspondence there was on the subject He moved in amendment, "That consideration of granting a subsidy for a steamship service between British Columbia and China and Japan, be postponed until the Fovernment lays before the House all correspondence with Great Britain on the subject, and also all correspondence with the Canadian Pacific Bailway Company and all agree ments entered into." This was voted down. All the resolutions were reported, and on each of them Mr. Laurier moved similar amendments, which were voted down. FELL AMONG THIEVES. A Jersey City Dlerchant Is Drug-Red nnd Robbed While on a Pleasure Trip. rsrxcxAi.TEi.xa BAH TO TBI DISriTCn.l Helena, Mont.,18. John Stewart,a Jer sey City merchant,arrived at Butte a few days ago on a pleasure trip. While traveling he made the acquaintance of H. W. Straight, who seemed to know all the prominent peo- pie in New York. While stopping at a" hotel in Butte, Stewart was drugged end robbed of $1,600. Straight disappeared, but was arrested at Silver Bow to-day. About 5500 was recovered. Letters found on Straight show that his family occupies a good position in the .Metropolis. A BANQUET AND EXCURSION Conclude the Annual Convention of Rational Water Works People. Louisvilxb, April 18. The National Water "Wjjrks Convention elected the fol lowing officers to-day: J. H. Decker, of Saline, Kan., President; J. M. Diven, of Elmira, N. Y., Secretary and Treasurer. Thej decided to hold their next meeting in Chicago, and adjourned sine die. They had a banquet to-night, and will visit Mammoth Cave to-morrow and Saturdav. Six Prisoners Escnpo From Jail. Madison. Dak., April 18. Sir prison ers in jail here made their escape to-night, after locking the "iailer In.' One'pretehded' sickness, and knocked the jailer down. . THE PITTSBURG LET THE SOUTH ALONE That is the Unanimous Flea of the Leaders of That Section. THE WHITE RACE MUST EULE. There is bat One Southern Question and That lathe One of Race. YIEWB OF PROMINENT POLITICIANS. Boms Interesting Answers to a Connie of Eather Direct Queries. In answer to questions the leaders of the South give their views on the so-called "Southern Question." They are -practically unanimous in asking to be let alone to work ont their own salvation. Nearly all assert that the white race must control the local government. One or two say that there is no such question. Philadelphia, April 18. The Phila delphia Inquirer will publish to-morrow in terviews which it has colleoted with prom inent men and politicians of the Southern States. Only men well known in their sec tions were applied to, and to these the fol lowing questions were put: L What is the Southern question T 2. How should it be met to produce the greatest good to tbe South T The idea of the Inquirer was to obtain the views of Southern leaders upon a subject which is becoming very prominent. The responses nearly all voiced the same senti ment, that the race problem is the great one to be solved, and that the South should be allowed tq,manage her own affairs without interference. Following is a briet summary of some of the opinions. THE RACE FBOBLEM. Governor Bichardson, of South Carolina, says that the Southern question is the race problem. He continued: Shall the African or Caucasian predominate? The solution ism the strict avoidance by the general Government of any distinctively South ern policy, and in leaving to the States them selves the management of their own domestic affairs. Governor Fitzhugh Lee, of Virginia, says two distinct races are wrestling with each other for political snpremacy. The question is, therefore, whether the Southern States and cities shall be retained in the hands of the white men, or whether there shall be a war of races. The prosperity of both races, and that of the States in which they live, demands that each State should be allowed to control its own internal affairs without Federal interference, and to exercise those rights reserved with the great care to the States, by the representatives of those States, who framed the Constitution in the city of Philadelphia over 100 years ago. no such question. Governor Buckner, of Kentucky, pro tests that there is no such question. He says: The so-called Southern question seems to be a hot-bed plant of Northern growth an exotic which wilt not flourish in Southern soil. Such unpatriotic sectional: agitations, whether originating in the North or South, should not be encouraged by the people of any section, and that injury resulting from such agitations to the whole country would be reduced to a minimum if the people of each State would continue to attena to tneir own anairs in ac toidance with their local constitutions and unite in supporting the General Government in Its just exercise of all legitimate powers. A. P. Bussell, Superintendent of Public Instruction of Florida, says as the question is discussed in Bspublican journals he is led to suppose that some special legislation is to be inflicted on the South,bnt the South has no fear. If the question means how can tbe Southern people be made Bepublican, it cannot be done. The truth is, the so called Southern question can best and wisest be answered by letting the South alone in its enjoyment ot her constitutional rights. AXI. IK GOOD TIME. Oscar H. Cooper, Superintendent of Pub lic Instruction of Texas, says the difficulties of the adjustment of the relations of thetwo races are being met and overcome by com mon sense. T. M. Miller, Attorney General of Mis sissippi, says: The contrast between the negro and white governments have been so decidedly in favor of tbe latter that the white people are deter mined there shall be no return to tbe former. Indeed, a military despotism would be pre ferred. If our political dominion at home is at all questionable in its simpleness of origin, let it be remembered that we view government here as a matter of business, not glory, and we protest against interference because we know that oar State affairs are managed in the in terest of all. We say to the Republicans, take your new States and keep control of tbe general Govern ment, if you chbose; keep up a scheme of taxa tion revolting to justice and oppressive upon the agricultural sections and we will submit cheerfully, but don't set ignorance and vice to rale over the South. Lastly, when interest and judgment, instead of passion and preju dice, shall control tbe Southern negroes; when there shall be freedom of opinion among them, then tbe whole question will be solved. The white people are solid because the negroes were solid against them. KEEP HANDS OFF. The State Treasurer of Arkansas, W. P. Woodruff, thinks the question can be solved by remitting to the States chiefly affected all local subjects, the Supreme Court of the United States being the final arbiter. George M. Adams, Secretary of State of Kentucky, says: "I am one of those who believe in the right of the people to regu late their own affairs in their own way." Solomon Palmer, Superintendent of Educa tion of Alabama, thinks the South will work out tbe solution if left free to do so. Lieutenant Governor Maldic, of -South Carolina, says: The Federal Government can help the South by appointing to o(Sce men of character and capacity, by dealing generously in the matter of ner internal improvements and by refund ing to her people the cotton tax, so unjustly collected from them. In other words, I say, let the South alone. GREETED BY THEIR SISTERS.' The Woman's Baptist Foreign Missionary Society's Meeting In Brooklyn. New Y-obk, April 18. The "Woman's Baptist Poreign Missionary Society con tinued its session to-day in Brooklyn. There was a full attendance of delegates and many visitors from other missionary societies. Mrs. Gardiner Colby presided. After devotional exercises a telegram of greeting from the Western so ciety, now in session at Cleveland, was read and responded to. Mrs. Meredith tendered tbe congratulations of the "Woman's Board of Missions of the Congregational Church to tbe society. Mrs. Jackson, of the Presbyterian Board of Missions, spoke of their work and wished her Baptist sisters success in their under takings. Brief addresses were then made by the secretaries of the different State boards, all speaking of the success of the work. SUNK WITH ALL ABOARD. Ah Unknown Vessel Goes Down Within Fight of Land. fi ;olk, Vav April 18 A vessel went asnTemiast aignt. near me saving station No. 21, but as all on board were drowned before any assistance could reach them, and the vessel went to pieces shortly after she struck the beach, it has been impossible to ascertain her name, destination or cargo. New Soils Colors and Black In our ladies' snit room. All are nicely made, $10 to $125. Come in and see them to-day. i ' Jos. Hobne & Co.'s - v ., Pcnn Avenue Stores. TsStl DISPATCH, lETHDAY, MUST COME T 0 TIME. Tho Inter-State Commerce Commission Dr- cldes That the Canadian Grand Trunk Is Amennble to Its Holes on Business Done In This Country. "Washington, .April 18. The Inter State Commerce Commission to-day promul gated its decision in the matter of an inves tigation 'into the 'acts and doings of the Grand Trunk Bailway of Canada. This decision has been looked for with much in terest by railroad officials, many of whom were present at different times during the progress of the investigation when the Grand Trunk officials were before the com mission. The decision, prepared by Com missioner Schoonmaker, is as follows: First The provisions of the act to regulate commerce applv to common carriers engaged In the transportation of passengers or property for a continuous carriage of shipment from a Jilacolnthe United States to a place in an ad aeent foreign country. Second Such common carriers are subject to the provisions of the act In respect to the printing of schedules of rates, fares .and charges for tbe transportation of passengers and property, the posting and filing with the Inter-State Commerce Commission of copies of such schedules, tbe notice of advances and re dactions, and the maintenance of the rates, fares and charges established and published and in force at the time. Third Such common carriers are also sub ject to the provisions of tbe act in respect to joint tariffs of rates, fares and charges for con tinuous lines or routes. Fourth The carriage of freights cannot be prevented from being treated as one continu ous carriage from the place of shipment to the place of destination by any means or devices intended to evade any of the provisions of the act. Fifth Under the" provisions of. the act the Grand Trunk Railway Company, of Canada, is required to print, post and file its schedules of rates and charges for the transportation of property from points in tho.United States to points in Canada, and cannot lawfully charge, demand, collect or receive from any person or persons a greater or less compensation there lore, or for any services in connection there with, than is specified In such published sched ule as may at the time be in force. Sixth Upon an investigation by tbe Commis sion it appeared that the Grand Trunk Rail tray Company of Canada transports coal and coke under a schednle specifying a total rate from Buffalo, Black Rock and Suspension Bridge, In the United States, to Hamilton, Dundas and several other points in Canada; that the pub lished tariff rate for such transportation from the points named to Hamilton and Dnndas is & a ton, but that it accepts a reduced charge, or allows a rebate of 25 cents a ton in favor of certain consignees at Hamilton, Dundas and other points in Canada. Seventh Held that the reduced charge ac cepted or rebate allowed Is in violation of the act to regulate commerce and unlawful. Eighth The Inter-State Commerce Commis sion has authority to institute Investigations and to deal with violations of the law inde pendently of a formal complaint, or of direct damage to a complainant. HERALDRY IN AMERICA. Something About the Stars and Stripes and Boss Tweed's Coat of Arms. London Standard. The introdnction of gunpowder, and the consequent disuse of armor and its em blazonments, reduced heraldry to a means of establishing nothing more than tbe right of claimants to civil distinction and prece dence. As such. It does not seem to have lost much of its old popularity. Repub licanism and an espousal of the theory of equality do not bar the way to a love of this relic of" a feudal age. The Stars and Stripes of the United States are simply a .slight transformation of the "argent, two bars gules, in chief three mullets of the second," borne by the "Wash ington family. 'All the South American Republics have their coats of arms, and of late years the best customers of the pedigree searchers and arms devisers have been British: Badicals and Americans. ' John Adams, when "Vice President of the United States, was scoffed at by "Pocahontas" Ran dolph for painting,his arms on the panels of the "Viceregal carriage," and the flatter ers of the present Chief Magistrate have tried to make out that he is descended from a regicide ancestor, though, to his credit, General Harrison denies any such connec tion.. - v " Time wass when heraldry was so little understood in the IJew World, that on the Governor of Jamaica', carriage being sent to a New York coachmaker to be repaired, his arms were ''extensively copied as a pretty ornament for those of the good Re publicans, and the notorious "Boss" Tweed, fancying that his name and the title Mar quess ot Tweeddale were not unlike, is re ported to have appropriated the arms of the Hays, quartering .and all. The nouveaux riches of the New World know better now, though, perhaps, they are not much more scrupulous than their cousins on this side of the Atlantic. ENOCH ARDEN TURNS DP AGAIN. This Time He Is a Maine Sea Captain, Absent 29 Years. fSFICIAL TELKOBAM TO IHB DISPATCH. J LEWiSTON, Me., April 18. Twenty-nine years ago Aaron Harvey, a sea captain in good circumstances, having a wife and five children, resided in Machias. In 1860 he departed on a voyage, leaving his family in poor circumstances. He was not "heard from again, but late in 1861 there came a letter in a strange hand, saying that he rwas dead. In the course of time the widow became poor, bnt she stuck bravely to her task of rearing the family, and mourned for her dead husband. The chil dren grew to manhood and womanhood, and one of the daughters, Elizabeth, married Mr. Demmons, Kenduskeag, -and later the mother married Mr. Champion, of Exeter. Last Tuesday, on answering a knock at her door, Mrs. Demmons, of Kenduskeag, was confronted by an aged man, who asked if Mrs. Demmons lived there. He was an swered in the affirmative, and then he said: "Elizabeth, don't you know me? I am you father." As the lady was a mere child when he disappeared, she did not recognize him, but she invited him in and later sent to Exeter for her mother, who came and at once recognized the man as her long-lost husband. He had been shipwrecked and lost a fortune which he was bringing home. He remains at his daughter's, but has not yet seen husband No. 2. A BANK IN BUSINESS NO MORE. It Has to Quit Became Its Cashier's Paper Is Good for Nothlns. Anoka, Minn., April 18. It has been decided that the First National Bank of this city, which was recently cleaned out by Cashier Pratt, shall go into the hands of a receiver. The directors do not think lt'wise to resume business until all outstanding claims are settled. Mrs. Nell, the lady who was on the ab sconding cashier's paper to the extent of about $40,000, refuses to pay the notes, and a long lawsuit is in prospect. LITTLE INCENDIARIES. Throo Orphan Boys Confess That Tbey Are Firebues. Gband Pokes, Dak., April 18. Julia LeStoe, Charles Gardner and Ervin Mc Kay, boys whose ages range from 10 to 13 years, were arrested yesterday for various acts of malicions mischief. The. boys confessed that they had caused the numerous fires that have occurred lately. One is an orphan and the other two are motherless. They will be sent to the Reform School. Suicided for Fear of Poverty. Peteesbueo, April 18. ATiram "W. Marshall, an office holder of Lunenburg county, was at one time the richest man in his section, butlosing much of his wealth so preyed'upon his mind that to-day, in thj presence of his wife, he shot out his brains. Imprisoned for Life. Hjjbon, Dak., April 18. The trial of John Plaherty, accused of murdering his sweetheart, was. concluded here to-day. Plaherty was found .guilty, and sentenced to life imprisonment, APPJL 19, 1889. GERMANY FOR PEACE. Prince Bismarck Again Calls Down His Warlike Consul at Samoa. YEEY EBIENDLI TOWARD AMEBICA The French Senate Is Making a Desperate Effort to Discover WHERE BOULANGES GETS BIS BOODLE Lord Baactolph Churchill and Mr. Chamberlain Iniolted In a Dispute. Bismarck evidently desires no trouble with America. He has again publicly censured the conduct of Consul Enappo at Samoa. All of the warlike movements of this official are repudiated. Boulanger continues to be a subject of discord in Pari s. Lord Randolph Churchill has practically given the lie to Sir Joseph Chamberlain. Lively developments are expected. Beelin, April 18. A Samoan ""White Book" has just been issued, obvionsly in view of the approaching of the Samoan con ference. In a dispatch to Herr Stuebel, the new German Consul to Samoa, dated April 16, Prince Bismarck censures Consul Knappe's conduct throughout the troubles in Samoa: He dwells upon the deplorable fact that with an inadequate force and without authority, urgency or a likelihood of suc cess. Consul Knappe took measures, on De cember 17, which resulted in the death of a large nnmber of persons and an undesirable change in the position of planters, besides jeopardizing peace with America, while quiescence would have preserved a tolerable state of affairs. The sanction of the other treaty powers being lacking, he says, Consul Knappe's demand on the Consul for the foreign Gov ernments of Samoa was of no force and com pelled him (Bismarck) to notify Great Britain and America of its withdrawal. The Chancellor concludes by declaring that' Germany has nothing to do with the in ternal affairs of Samoa; that her mission is restricted to protecting Germans and en abling them to develop commercial inter ests. Prince Bismarck has'Sissned an order in which he defines the responsibilities of com manders of war shins, with respect to re quests of consuls abroad. The chancellor directs commanders to examine for themselves the legal and politi cal grounds for such request, unless tbe consul produces spec ial authority from the German Poreign Office. As the reason for his ac tion, Prince Bismarck refers to the recent events in Samoa, where, he savs, an unau thorized request resulted in great loss of life and injury to German interests, and danger was thereby incurred of Germany becoming embroiled with a friendlv nation, with no 'conclusive reasons existing for the interven tion of armed forces. BOULANGER'S FRIENDS ACUTE. The Senate Is Trylns; to Find Where the General Gets His Money. Pabis, April 18. Boulangist journals announce that Depnty Yacher has been elected Vice President of the National party, in lien of Boulanger. Meetings of the party leaders continue to be held at Boulanger's Paris residence. The Radical declares that General Saussier has presented to the Senate Committee a list of officers willing to follow -Boulanger, compiled by an officer who has since been punished. The Boulangist leaders in Brussels have decided to remain quiet 'durlng'the exhibi tion, provided the Government adopts a similar course. The Senate Commission ap pointed to conduct the Bonlanger trial to day examined M. Beinach, manager of tha Republique Francaite, and M. Pressence, a writer on the staff of the -Tempt. wlth(reler ence to Boulanger's dealings with English capitalists. , m FRANCE AND ITALY. President Cnrnot Is Very Anxious for Har mony Between Them. Paris, April 18. President Carnot, in receiving Signor Sonzsgno,the proprietor oi n Secolo, who has leased the Gaiete Theater for Italian operas and concerts during the exhibition, said that he had been a member of five Cabinets, and never in their councils had he heard an unfriendly word toward Italy. He blamed Prench papers for using lan guage calculated to endanger the friendship existing between the two countries. He promised to attend, with M. Tirard and M. Spuliter, the first performance of the Italian company. THE POPE" 18 BETTER. He Celebrates Mass In Person, and Is Look In Very Well. Rome, Anrit 18. The tope celebrated mass to-day in his private chapel, and gave communion to the members of the house hold. He looked well. On Sunday and Monday he will celebrate mass in the Con sistory "hall, to which strangers visiting the city will be admitted. It is reported that Mgr. Mocenni, Tinder Secretary of State in the Pope's household, will be raised to the cardinalate. SOMEBODY IB MISTAKEN. Lord Randolph Churchill Calls Down Sir Joseph Chamberlain. London, April 19. Mr. Joseph Cham berlain, in a recent letter, stated that Lord Randolph Churchill declared in November last that he (Churchill) would not contest the Parliamentary seat of Central Birming ham. Lord Bandolph now replies that Mr. Chamberlain's assertion is utterly false. It is expected that an excited correspond ence will follow between the two gentle men. T0UKG WILLIAM'S IDEAS. He Will Prosecute the Socialist Depntles In the Reichstag. Berlin. April 18. Emperor "William will go to Stuttgart on June 25 to congratu late King Charles, of Wurtemburg, on his accession to the throne. It is reported that the Government intends, after the dissolu tion of the Reichstag, to prosecute a num ber of Socialist deputies. The proposed prosecution is said to be due to the recent trials atPrelburg and Elbefeld. - Russia's Navy to be Strengthened. St. Petersburg, April 18. Vice Ad miral Tchikatcheff has submitted to the Czar a report on the condition of tha navy. In it he urges the Immediate construction of a number ot cruisers. He opposes the pro posed increase of the Bnssian flotilla on the Black sea. Government Will be Called to Account. London. April 19. Mr. Gladstone writes, regarding the case of Father Mc Padden, that the Government has incurred a very heavy responsibility, and that if it be eventually found that they have no just reason for their conduct they will be severe ly called to account. Tho Dnnmark Mrscery Bcepenlns. London, April 19. Incoming steamers reporthaving experienced moderate weather, and having hailed other steamers almost daily, none of which mentioned the Dan mark. 'StIH Searching for Suppose Papers. Paris, April 18. The. police have searched the residences of Deputy Tarquet and five other members of the Boulangist fiariy for documents jn relation to the Bon angist campaign. to be tot oe mr. Massachusetts Will Toto on Prohibition Next Monday Tho Wcll-Oranlzed Campaign of the Temperance Element Kate Fields' Position on tho Movement. Boston, April 18. April 22 is designated for the vote on the prohibition constitutional amendment, and this usually staid and dignified Commonwealth is stirred to its very depths. It is estimated that not less than 500 speakers, including Governor Colquitt, of Georgia, Senators Hoar and Blair, and scores of notables, are on the prohibition stump. It is more as the tread of the mag nificent army over Massachusetts than as the desultory efforts of an ordinary .reform move ment. The organization of the Prohibi tionists is perfect. The programme which' is carried ont by them with unflagging zeal includes notably systematic and earnest appeals to voters through the daily and weekly press, as also a series of meetings so arranged as to Cover every hamlet and school district in tbe State. Hundreds of thousands of dollars must be required to carry out, in all its details, this campaign organized by the Pro hilitionists "of Massachusetts. There is no lack of funds at the headquar ters of the Prohibition State Cen tral Committee. The old generation of anti-slavery philanthropists in New England may have passed away, but it is evident that appeals for aid, in tbe name of "re form and -humanity," still meet with gener ous response in the Bay State. But while these supreme efforts are thus put forth by the advocates of prohibition to secure the adoption of a Constitutional amendment, the opposition to so radical an innovation are not idle. Tbe voters of Massachusetts, as the campaign advances and the -public pulse is daily more stirred, are divided into two hostile camps. There .is, perhaps, nearly as much effort pat forth by the opponents as byadvocates of prohibition; but it is, to some extent, on a different line of action. To secure the powerful aid of the press, which is recognized asa great influence in mold ing public sentiment, has been the para mount effort on both sides. In Boston and several of the larger cities in the State the advantage of possessing the support of the daily papers has been on tbe side of opponents of tbe amendment: while in the smaller towns ana tne rural districts gen erally a majority of the weekly papers are arrayed in favor of prohibition. Generally speaking the pulpit and plat form alike have been surrendered to the advocates of the Constitutional amendment. The first preacher of Boston, however, Phillips Brooks, is against it, and as for the platform Miss Kate Field delivered an address at Tremont Temple last Friday evening to a large audience on "The In temperance of Prohibition." PUT A B0I ON THE CUT. How Tbey Train Their Children Down In Boston These Days. i Providence Journal. A Boston gentleman whose management of his 7-year-old 'son is amazing to the gos-' sips, returned home the other evening to be met with the news that the boy had cut a hole in the drawing-room sofa. "Well, my son," the father said after being informed by the lad that he had done the damage nnder the pressure of an irresis tible desire, such as is usually the plea of children in similar circumstances, "I am very sorry that you should spoil my sofa. I have just paid $75 to have it re covered, and I cannot afford to have that done over again. The only thing I can see is.or yon to sit on that cut place when any body is here so as to cover it. I know you don't like company very well, bnt I know mother would be 'ashamed to have callers see that hole." .. The small boy was only to happy to get off so easily. "When, however, he had been summoned, to sit on that cut two or three times, things wore a different aspect. He heard the door-bell ring wih apprehension, and when he was called for to run to the drawing-room he burst into wailing and weeping so Violent that his presence had to be dispensed with. "Now, my son," his father said to him, "I did not make any fuss when you cut my new sofa covering, and I can't allow you to make a fuss about bearing the con sequences of whatyou did to please your self." The poos little wretch was reduced to a condition of despair, pitiful to behold, when his father said to him: "Now, Willis, I am going to make a 'prop osition to you. You may do just as you please about it. I promised von a soldier's uniform at Christmas; now if you had rather I took that money and had the sofa mended, I will put enough with it to get the thing done. But if I do you will get no uniform at Christmas." The lad choose to have the sofa mended, and at Christmas he bore his disappoint ment like his father's son. He did have, it is only fair to his father to add, a good deal in the way of alleviations of one sort and another. KEEP OUT OF OKLAHOMA. Skunks and Bedbugs Aboand In the Prom ised Land. Washington Post.l "The Oklahoma boomers." savs a retired ,army officer, "will find the whole country occupied when they get there, and they will have a sweet, time fighting for possession. .The first and strongest tenantis the skunk. They are-therethousands, millions of them. When I was in Dodge City the Indians nsed to kill them in season, and sell the pelts, which were brought to Dodge City in bales by the Wagon load. It will be years before chickens can be raised.in Oklahoma. Next come the bedbugs. They are a thou sand timer worse than the sandfleas, and are indigenous to the country. The soil is full of them. Go into a cornfield and turn down the husks of tbe corn in Septem ber, and they will skurry out by the score I pity the women whs go there; "Some of the Oklahoma country down to ward Texas is very good land, well-watered and fertile, but up through the Cherokee outlet it is -as dry as Western Kansas, and as worthless, Not one crop in three can be matured ori account of the drought." A TOWN WIPED OUT BI FIRE. Incendiaries Do Their Work Well and Im pede thnFIro Department. Portland, Ore., April 18. The town of Cheney, Wash. T., was visited by a dis astrous fire to-day, which swept away a large portion of the business part of the town. The fire was evidently the work of an in cendiary. The fire department responded promptly, but the discovery was made that the hose had been. plugged up with wood.. After a long' contest the flames were finally subdued. Loss probably J60.000; insurance, 525,000. Poles for Pennsylvania Minos. Boston, April 18. Fourteen Poles who arrived from Liverpool on the steamer Kan sas, and who are said to be nnder contract to work In the Pennsylvania mines, are de tained on board by the authorities pending an investigation.into the allegation of vio lation of alien contract labor law. Boys Worih Having. Detroit Free Press. Bless the rising generation! A bouse and lot In Syracuse worth $11,000 was sold for $8,000 the other day because the family on each side of it had five, or six children apiece. The'right aortjf boys can depre ciate property 2fr per cent. . 0TSERIHELIHE'. Continued from Fint Page. what strained construction it may form the reason assigned for the use of troops to pre vent or restrain rioting or bloodshed in the Territory. ALL RIGHT IF THE TAX IS PAID. -' Oklahoma Will Not be a Dry Territory TJn der the Latest Kuliog. '" "Washington, April 18. Mr. Mason, Commissioner of Internal Bevenue, ha Jo cided that under the recent act of Congress and the proclamation of the President in re lation to Oklahoma it ceases to be "Indian country," and that special tax stamps may' may be sold to wholesale and retail liquor dealers, to engage in business there, nnder the same terms and regulations as in other States and Territories of the United States. By a previous act of Congress it was provided that no ardent spirits should be introduced 'intOithe "Indian country" except Jby the. authority, and nnder the control of, the Secretary of War. The Indian Territory has heretofore been considered as "Indian country," but the Commissioner holds that the Government having purchased the in terest of the Indian tribes in the Oklahoma country, the latter can no longer be con sidered as "Indian country," and that tha general law upon that subject doeanot now apply to Oklahoma. The effect of this decision will be to allow wholesale and retail liquor dealers" to pur chase special tax stamps in Oklahoma nnder the same terms as in other sections of the. country. Arrangements are being made to have a force ot deputy collectors and revenue agents on hand to see that the lawsare en forced and that the interests' ot the Govern ment are protected. BI THE MULE ROUTE. Carloads of the Animals to beUsedtoTrani' port Settlers. Topeka, Kan., April 18. Eight car loads of mules went through the. city to night on a fast freight on the Bock Island to Pond Creek, Ind. T They wiU 'be used to transport the Bock Island's, Oklahoma settlers over the stage route, in addition to those already provided by the stage com pany. The reports of high water in the Cimarron are so conflicting that the general passenger and ticket agent, Mr. John Sebastian, left to-day for Caldwell, where two immense ferries are to be constructed nnder his super vision, to be used if found necessary. Indica-" tions point to a very small migration from this city and vicinity, but advices from the East and South show that the new Territory is the principal topic, and large colonies are forming. TITANIC TEMPLES. Marvelous Cayes la tbe illonntalns of India Palaces of Solid Slone. An English paper contains the following' account "of some strange ancient works in India. It is written by W. S. Caine,M. P., who says: "We have come to Boza to visit the famous caves of Ellora, the finest and most perfect of those marvelous temples which have been cut out of the solid rock by the ancient people of this land of wonders.. Along the foot of a range of wooded hills, some COO feet highEabovethe plain, arc 30 temples, Buddhist, Hindoo and Jain. Their date is obscure, but the newest are not less than 800 years old. The smallest of these alone would be & matter of wonder, but, passing from one to another, we are dumb with amazement on entering a series of caves as big as churches, with huge images, eight or ten feet high, all round the walls, elephants, lions, tigers, aligators, rams, an telopes, swans aad oxen, or symbolical rep resentations of them, larger than life,friezes of figure subjects as big as that of the Par thenon (though greatlv inferior in execu tion), varied by intricate wall sculpture of all kinds, the whole carved out of hard rock without a single stone being intro duced. 'tThe greatest of these Titanic excavations is a temple which cannot be called a cave at all. The architect has quarried a huge chunk of solid rock out of the hillside, leav ing a mass in the center, standing out alone from the lofty cliffs from which it has been cut. He has then taken this block in hand, hollowed it ont into a vast chamber, left great pinnacles and pagodas on the roof, and carved it inside and out with reliefs il lustrating the history of his gods. In shap ing the floor of the court in which his tem ple stands, he has left standing lumps and pinnacles of rock, which he has fashioned into elephants, guards and sculptured tow ers. In tbe cliff walls surrounding the temple, he has excavated cloistered galler ies. Every portion of the entire fabno is a mass of sculptured figures, beautifully fin ished in all their details. The temple, standing on its original site as excavated out of the solid rock, is an absolute mono lith. The whole structure (it is not a build ing) is 365 feet long, 192 feet wide, and 96 feet high. It is as though a fine English cathedral had been carved and excavated out of the mountain in one single piece in stead of built stone upon stone." A DEAD BIRD FLIES. The Adventure of a New Tork Sparrow to the Great Blizzard. Birds suffered much during the great blizzard of March, 1888, and Mr. Lewis Frazerhasa very readable article about it in the last St. Nicholas. Here is one of the incidents ot the storm: Our neighbor's housemaid, Annie, saw lying on a spot from which the snow had thawed, the wet, stiff body of a sparrow. There it lay on its back in a pool of wafer with eyes closed and legs cramped to its body, hard, stark and cold. "Poor thing," thought Annie, "Imust take, you in and show you to little Miss Buby."' Suiting the action to the word, she -picked up the dead bird and carried it into the' kitchen. But it was wet and cold, and in that condition was not fit for Miss Buby'a fingers. "Sure it will dry if I nut it int the oven for a few minutes, and when Mary, the nurse, comes down, it will be nice and warrnm," said Annie to Jane; the cook. So the bird was put in tbe oven of tha, range and the door left ajar. The cook and the housemaid resumed their work, the one preparing the luncheon, the other scrubbing the floor. Some minutes passed thus when suddenly and without any warning out. from the oven flew the apparently dead bird, brought back to life by the warmth. "The Saints delend ns,"exclaimed Annie, as the bird flew past her and dashed at the window panes. "Quick, open tha door,: cook, and a good riddance to it 1 When a , dead bird flies it means no good luck to any body!" WHEN PRIESTS ARE SHATED. Why Catholic Cleraymen Are Never Seen la i Barber Shops. New York Sun. Clergymen of the Catholic Church always appear on the street cleanly shaved. Nine ont of ten of the thousands of them in tho United States shave every morning. But! whoever saw one of them in a barber shop? It is well known that many of them cannot shave themselves. Certainly they cannot trim their own hair, and as yet not one has been discovered who could manipulate the locks of a brother clergyman. But whoever saw one of them in a barber shop having his hair trimmed? Casual talks with New Tork barbers show that the. clergymen of this Church are among their best customers, and that they appear very arly in the morning. DIED. KEENEY Wednesday, April 17, 18S9, at 6 o'clock P. 31., MBS. ALICE KxxNSTVagedSB years. Funeral takes place from, tha residence of her son-in-law, Mr. John Caviaaugk, M Merri mac. street, Mt, Washington, 'Fiod AT .at t o'clock p. Jt.