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Transient Advertisements Received t wmmn Transient Advertisements, - . including wants, to lets, for sales. etc.. forto- mobeows issue May be handed in at the main advertising office of The Dispatch, corner Smlthfield and Diamond streets, np to midnight. AX ttio 35rxi.cx. Offices of OCTUe IDlspateli For to-morrows Issue up to 9 o'clock p. ji. For list of branch offices In the various Dis tricts SCO THIRD PAGE. TOUTS. -SIXTH YEAH FITTSBtJRG-, SATURDAY, JUNE 27, 1891-TWELYE PAGES. THREE CEtfTS. w 1 HOWLHRBOR JRaisedljy tlie Mission Organi zations Because the Troops Are to 3)EIYE INJDIANSJOSCHOOL. ."The Entire Blame for, the Present Trouble Placed Upon Com missioner Morgan. (RED CHILDREN LIKE RELIGION,. ;AnL,Are Opposed to the New-Fashioncd Institutions in Which Such In struction Is Omitted. THE -RESULT OP A CABINET MEETING. .Secretary Foster Announces the Silver rolicy of the Treasury, and States That Trade Dollars Will Be Eccoined. -. ECETLCS OF A LITTLE OVEE SO,000,000 LEFT SrECIAL TELEGRAM TO Tnr. DISPATCH. Washington, June 2G. The action of Commissioner of Indian Affairs Morgan in requesting that a'dctail of troops be sent to the Moqui-Pueblo Indian School at Kean's Canon. Ariz,, to force the Indians to desist 4rom taking their children from the Govern ment school and threatening the whites, as they are alleged to have done, has aroused the utmost indignation among the various benevolent societies interested in civilizing and educating the Indians. The Commis Eioner is roundly criticised, especially by the Catholic Board of Indian Missions in this city. who claim that the trouble, if there is any, at Kean's Canon is the first ill fruits ct the Commissioner's policy of pig-headed obstinacy and opposition to the contract echools that have existed and flourished for drears. At the Indian Bureau the informa tion is furnished that the present difficulties nrc due to the fact that the Moqui Indians are bitterly opposed to sending their chil dren to the Government school. Really "o Opposition to Education. The mission bureau" state emphatically jihat there is no truth whatever in this state ment so far as it indicates opposition to education on the part of these Indians. They say that it is quite possible, and al toiether probable, that the schools as at present managed by the Commissioner of Indian Afiairs and his political teachers and other appointees are unpopular, but they claim that the Mbqui Indians are heartily in favor of schools, and in support of this iclaim they point to a petition submitted by ;ihe Moquis to the Commissioner about four p-ears ago and signed by all their village chiefs. The petition, after describing the Indian Xiode of life and their admiration for the n hites, ccncludcs as follows: "We are also greatly concerned for our children. "We 'pray that they may follow in their fathers' Sootsteps, and grow up good of heart and jure of breath. Yet we can see that things are changing around us, and many Ameri cans are coming in to this region. We would like our children to learn the Americans' tongue aud their ways of work. We pray you to cause a school to be opened in our countrv, and wc will gladly send our chil dren."" Surpri-cd at the Call for Troops. In view of this petition, and the fact that no trouble whatever has been superinduced heretofore with the Moqui, or any other tribe, in connection with the school's at tendance, it is thought that Commissioner Morgan himself is. responsible for the pres ent disquietude at Kean's Canon. The ac tion of the Commissioner, moreover, in ask ing for the 5-ervice of United States troops l tore making a careful iuvesjigation of the reported trouble oc-asions much surprise. GeiM-ml Morgan is an enthusiastic sup jiorier of the Indian llights Association, and professedly a firm believer in the arts of p-ace as more powerful in the pacification of the savage instincts th,in the arts of war. Yofat the first note of alarm he forgets his preachings and his principles, and calls the military to his aid. As lias been before stated, the present difiieuliy is the first case on record of In di.ms bring charged with refusing to allow tL.ur children to attend the schools. For many years umlcrlhccoutracts-ehuol system tlie -various religious associations of all de nominations have conducted successful con tract schools, and have never experienced the slightest trouble in getting the Indians to attend. Opposed to the Sectarian Schools. But for the opposition of Commissioner Morgan the Board of Catholic Missions would be conducting a school at Kean's Canon to-day lor the benefit of the Moqui Indian children. In 1S89 FatherChappelle of this city, the President of the board, i isited the reservation and arranged for the erection of a commodious and expensive fchooL The contract between the Govern ment and the board had been drawn up when Commissioner Morgan came into office. He at once announced a policy of opposition to the contract school and would jiot allow the Board of Catholic Missions to erect the contemplated one at Kean's Canon. Xot a 4ngle contract school has been al low cd to be started since Commissioner Morgan came into office. Instead the Gov ernment now constructs and manages r'l the schools, aud has inauiru- ed a system of ' building cxpen - e schoolhouses all over the "West i teachers and other employes are ap ited by the Commissioner and a new y of political officeholders placed under tu.- control of Commissioner Morgan and the.Interior Department. Under the new olicythe expense to the Government of maintaining Indian schools has increased so rapidly that $2,222,000 was appropriated for their support during the present fiscal year as against about fl,300,00d a year or so bc lorc Commissioner Morgan came into office. 1'ndcr the old system the cost lo the Gov ernment for tin subsistence of each Indian Juhiattendinga contract school was f'J per WANTS or all kinds are qnicldy answered lliroush THE DISPATCH. Investors, artl tjns Uarcaln hunters, lmjcrri and sellers losely can Hi. CUxKificd AdtertUIns Col. uinus. Largest Circulation. month, or 5108 per year. The benevolent associations paid the rest. Now the cost to the Government is about 5200 for each child. The Reason for the Change. Commissioner Morgan's supposed ground of objection to contract schools is that the Indian children are there taught some form of religious belief and urged to become Catholics, Presbyterians, Episcopalians, Methodists or some other denominational Christians, and that thev ought" not 'to be subjected to.this kind of teaching.. During his two years in office he has grown more than ever determined in his ormosition to the contract school system, and has recently stated. that President Harrison indorses bis policy of placing and keeping the schools entirely under the control of the Govern ment and the Indian Bureau. His critics are inclined "to think that the alleged refusal of the Moqui Indians, a very peaceable tribe, to allow their children to attend the school and his hasty action in. asking for the uroteotinn nftfifi militnrv without.having investigated the reports of irounieu a revere reflection ot his policy ot opposition to the contract school svstem. The officials of the Board of Catholic Indian Missions declare that if it is true that the Indians are rebellious it is due entirely to dissatisfaction with the management of the school growing out of the political ap pointees sent out by Commissioner Morgan to take places of the philanthropic persons who had the welfare of the Indians at heart. These officials state that had not .Commis sioner Morgan prevented the consummation of the contract which they had in 18S9 for the construction of a school for the Moquis it would have been in existence to-day, and that no trouble would be experienced in securing the attendance of the children. They denounce Commissioner Morgan's Solicy of entire Government control as in orsed by President Harrison as impractical, wasteful, insufficient and as conspicuously unjust to the Indians. COINAGE OF SILVER. SECRETABT FOSTER ANNOUNCES ms COINING PROGRAMME. He Will Coin Standard. Dollars Ont of the Trade Dollar liars A Trout to the Gov ernment of SGOO.OOO on This Demand for Small Coins. Washington, June 26. After the Cabi ' net meeting to-day, Secretary Foster made the following statement in regard to the sil ver question: After a full and careful consideration of 'the law relating to tho coinago of silver. Sec retary Foster flnds that the act of March 3, 1891, requires "That tho Secretary of tho Treasury shall, as soon as practicable, coin the trade dollar bars into silver dollars." Ho also finds that $150,000 has been appropriated for the re-coinage of tho subsidiary silver coin into such denominations as will best serve to givo it circulation. There ,1s a con stant demand for small coins, principally dimes, which the mints have not been able to supply. The Secretary of tho Treasury has decided that his first duty In this matter is to obey tho direction of Congress. Congress has ordered the coinage of the trade dollar bars into standard silver dol lars.. The coinage of trade dollar bars in this manner will transform what cost $5,087,793 Into 5,1W,2S1 standard dollars. Tho Secre tary finds that it will require perhaps four months to perform the work of coining trade dollar bars into standard dollars and recoin ing the subsidiary silver. Therefore,. the 3uestIon of tho continued coinage of silver oliars as heretororo is not a practical one at present. The trade dollar bullion which is to be coined into standard silver dollars is stored in the mints at Philadelphia and New Or leans. If results from the melting into bars of the trade dollars .redeemed at their faoe value under the act of March 3. 1887. " The total number redeemed was 7,680,036, a por tion of which have already been coined into subsidiary coin. The act of "March 3,' 1891, provided, however, that the balance should be coined into standard silver dollars only, and that this should be done "as soon as practicable." Owing to the mandatory coinage of 2,000, 000 ounces of silver, or ?2,585,000 a month until the 1st prox. under" the act of July 14, 1890, ,it has been impracticable, up to this time, to coin the trade dollar bullion into standard dollars. The alnount stored at Philadelphia is 1,385,423 fine ounces and the amount at New Orleans 3,038,879 fine ounces. This will make in all about 5,148,281 in standard silver dollars, a net profit above its cost of a little over 600, 000. The demand for dimes continues unabated and most of the recoinage for the present will be of that denomination, although 25 cent pieces may also be coined at San Fran cisco. The coinage of dimes during the last three years has been 53,176,471 or 31,564,762 pieces, the principal part of which was ex ecutcd at the Philadelphia Mint, taxing that mint, with its cramped space, to its ut most capacity. It is proposed to distribute this coinage between the mints at San Fran cisco, Philadelphia and New Orleans. Rafhbone's Commission Signed. Washington, June 26. The President to-day signed the commission appointing Estcs E. Rathbone, late Chief Inspector of the Postoffice Department, Fourth Assist art Postmaster General. Condition of the Surplus. Washington, June 26. The United States Treasurer to-day states the surplus is 53,027,307 in excess of fractional silver and deposits in national hanks. COMPANY A, BLUE AND GRAY. A Novel Troop of Veterans of Both Sides Organized at Kansas City. Kansas City:, June 26. A movement nas uegun nerc ior me organization ot a novel military company, intended to be one of the military features of the World's Fair. The company-is to be called Company A, First Regiment United States Blue and Gray. It is to be composed of 50 ex-Union and 50 ex-Confederate veterans, the former uniformed in blue and the latter in gray. The company now is nearly full, and the offi cers liave been elected as follows: W. F. Wilkins, Captain, an ex-Union soldier of Company C, One Hundred and Twenty-fifth Illinois; John T. Ebbs, First Lieutenant, an ex-Confederate member of Old Joe Shelby's famous brigade; John Pigeon, Second Lieutenant, an ex-Union veteran who fought in the Twelfth Michigan; Joseph M. Haszett, Orderly Sergeant, an ex Confederate who served in the Secret Service all through the war. SUED FOR A MILLION AND A HALF. A Wisconsin Bank Claims Its Former Presi dent Embezzled Tliat Snm. Chicago, June 20. The Keosha County Bank, of AVisconsin, began suit in the United States District Court to-dav against George F. Harding, of this city, to recover 51,500,000. Years ago Harding was Presi dent of the hank, aad it is alleged unjustly confiscated to his own use assets belonging to the institution. The bank went into the hands of a re ceiver, and Harding obtained an injunction preventing action against him for the re turn of the funds. This injunction re mained in force till March 16 last. COLONEL SAM WOOD'S SLAYER, A Battle Liable to Break Out at His Pre liminary Trial Next ATeek. tSrECIAL TELEGUAM TO THE DISPATCH.! Liberal, Kan., June 26. The Stevens county war, which was reopened by the murder of Colonel Samuel Wood, the leader of the Woodsdale faction, at Hugston last Tuesday, bids fairs to he again waged with the old-time bitterness. It is conceded that James Brennan, the' assassinator of Wood, cannot be convicted in Hugston, and in case of his acquittal, it is almost certain that more conflicts,.attended by loss of life, will follow, Brennan will be given a preliminary ex amination some day next week, which will be attended by a large force of Colonel Wood's faithful followers from Woodsdale. The hearing will be held in Hugston and the presence there of a crowd Of Woodsdale people will, in itself, be enough to make a row extremely probable. AFTER QUAY'S SCALP. THAT IS THE GREAT ATM OF THE NEW ORGANIZATION. Incidentally the- Reformers "Will Probably Help Dalzell in the League Campaign Magee Still Credited With Being the Tower Behind the Throne. SrECIAL TELEGRAM TO TIIE DISPATCH. , Philadelphia, June 26. While the leaders in the organization of the Citizens' Republican Association deny that that body has been formed for the purpose of fighting Senator Quay as the leader of the Republi can party of Pennsylvania, the heads of the party organization in this city not only ad mit Quay's supremacy is attacked by the new movement but go so far as to declare th3t C. L. Magee and the element led by practical politicians, both in the eastern and western portions of the State, opposed to Quay, are easily recognizable in the out lines of the plan looking to the formation of the new association. Secretary William B. Ahcrn of the Be publican Campaign Committee, of this city, said to-day that the movement was un doubtedly one against Quay and that indica tions pointed to its spread throughout the State. The scheme had its orfgin in a boom for Congressman Dalzell in his candidacy for President of the Republican State League of Clubs. Dalzell is an honorary member of the Pennsylvania Club, which is a split from the Young Republicans, and composed of men whopride themselves upon their independence of dictation and bossism in the party. Whether there is any intention on the part of the citizens' association; people to co-operate with Magee is not yet apparent, but the regular Republican leaders here un doubtedly believe that such a thing is like ly to come to pass. One thing is significant in connection with the fifcht between Con gressman Jack Robinson and Congressman John Dalzell for the State League Presi dency, and that is the probable attitude of Magee and his followers toward the Re publican State ticket which will be named next fall. A private letter to a gentleman in this city received a day or two ago from Robert II. Lindsay, of Pittsburg, who is Secretary of the State League and one of Magee's trusty retainers, contains these words : -We want Dalzell for President, and we must have him. If we get him we will work hard for the ticket." The mild est construction placed upon this in Re publican political circles here is that the Pittsburgcrs will not be enthusiastic for the State ticket in the fall if Robinson should defeat Dalzell. DISPLEASED WITH PLTJHB. Kansas Bepnblicans Advised to Go Slow In Abuse ol the Alliance. SPECIAL TELEGRAM TO THE DISPATCH.! Topeka, Kan., June 26. The Republi can leaders at home are displeased with Senator Plumb. He delivered an address at Clay Center last night before the North western Editorial Association, in which he was expected to explain the attitude he had assumed toward the party andgive some advice in regard to the coming campaign. He did not mention politics in his speech, but the advice he gave privately fell on listless ears. He told a number of the Republican leaders that they should jiot make a bitter, open handed fight on the Alliance, but argue with them and show them their mistakes. The farmers, he said, had a grievance, but were pursuing a wrong plan. He advised the Republican editors to go slow in the de nunciation of the Alliance. This advice was directly contrary to the course decided upon by the Republican Central "Commit tee, and the leaders in the party flatly told him such a course would not do." TACK E0BINS0N IND0ESED By Two Chester CluDs ana a Committee Named to Stump the State for Him. SrECIAL TELEGRAM TO THE DISPATCn. Chester, June 26. The Chester Repub lican Club, at its annual meeting to-night, elected Thomas B. Shaw President, and passed a resolution indorsing John B. Rob inson for the Presidency of the Republican State League There was an exciting contest at the Young Men's Republican Club for Presi dent. Robert S. Parker defeated Edward Farmer by a vote of 40 to 32. A, committee of five was appointed to canvass the State in the.interest of John B. Robinson for the Presidency of the League. REMARKABLE Lieutenant Shufeldt teUs the story of a stoWaway found in the middle of tho Indian Ocean In THE DIS PATCH to-morrow. Another of his re markable experiences. CE00KED SOUTH DAKOTA BANKING. An Ex-County Treasurer, a Cashier and Many Others Indicted. Fatjlkton, S. D., June 26. Since the settlement with ex-County Treasurer W. B. Monroe and his 25 bondsmen for the 516,000 shortage, all has been quiet until this morn ing, when the grand jury of this county re turned an indictment against him on the charge of embezzlement, and Judge Fuller held Monroe under bonds of 51,000. Two indictments were also returned against Fred A. Seamon, the cashier of the defunct Faulk County Bank, where the money was deposited, for receiving money after the bank was insolvent. His bail was fixed at 1,500. Several others connected with the deal are also said to be indicted. A MAD STEER IN CINCINNATI, It Jostles Buggies and Wagons for Miles Before Being Shot, Cincinnati, June 26. A mad Texas steer careered across the city to-day, from the West End hills to the eastern end at Third and Locke streets, a distance of 2' miles. Buggies and wagons were jostled by the savage beast in its wild career, and a lew people w ere kiiockuu down oy It. 2Tone were hurt, but a policeman named Hookcn was knocked down by it at Third and Locke streets and dangerously injured about the shoulders and heart. He was rescued by' a fellow officer, who shot and killed the steer. HE STOLE NEARLY HALF A MILLION. New Defalcations of an Agent of the New York Life Inmrance Company. New York, June 26. It is now stated on the authority of an officer of the New York Life Insurance Company that a new short age of 5125,000 has been discovered in the ac counts of the Spanish-American Depart ment. This deficit is also due to peculiar busi ness 'methods of Agent Merzbacker, and, added to the former shortage in his accounts of 5372,009, brings the total amount of his defalcation, lip to nearly 5500,000. PARNELL INPOLITICS. The Honeymoon to Be Shortened by Another Irish Campaign., STILL CONFIDENT, OF SUCCESS. This Is the First Election He Really Ead'a Chance of "Winning. A TISIT TO AMERICA IN THE AUTUMN London, June 26. Mr. Parnell, during an interview at Brighton to-day upon his marriage to Mrs. O'Shea, said that he found it impossible to procure a marriage license for any counrty church and in order to pre- vent delay he thought it best to have the ceremony performed at the Registry office at Steyning, near Brighton. Mr. Parnell added that the Church ceremony would be celebrated in London as soon as he and Mrs. Parnell were able to put in a fortnight's resi dence there. This would probably be after the election at Carlow for a successor in Parliament to the late O'Gorman Mahon. Mr. .Parnell, also referring to the religious ceremony which is,to take place in 'London, said that even in this he would do his. best to prevent outsiders from being present, "especially reporters," he added with a smile. Active In Politics Already. Asked if he intended to take an active part in the Carlow election, Mr. Pamell re plied: "I shall certainly go to Carlow. In fact, I start to-morrow night if I can possi bly manage to do so. I am confident that we shall win." This election, it may he stated, i tho only election since the O'Shea divorce proceed ings which Mr. Parnell has had a chance-of winning. He will take Mrs. Parnell with him to Carlow if he can possibly do so,but Mrs. Parnell is known to be a bad sailor, and, on the other hand, she is compelled to remain near her lawyers owing to the com ing trial of the will suit in which she and her brothers are interested in respect to the Xiitnam property. Mr. Parnell intends in the future' to de vote special attention to the Irish industrial question, in which he is more interested than in any other question at present. Recently Parnell has given general support t Mr. Balfour's Irish land bill. Mr. Par nell believes that- the measure referred to would greatly benefit both the Irish tenants and Irish land owners. A Visit to America In the Fall. In conclusion Mr. Parnell said he intends if possible to visit the United States during the coming autumn, being of the opinion that the sentiment of the Irish and the Irish-Americans on the other side of the Atlantic is in his favor. Consequently he will try to attend the Irish National Con vention to be held at Baltimore, Md:, during the fall. When Mr. Parnell was asked what he thought would be the political effect of his marriage to Mrs. O'Snea, he -said that he had not given that question a thought, and that he did not intend to think of what the effect of his marriage would be. He and his wife, Mr. Parnell explained, were per fectly happy, and he was now experiencing greater happiness than ever previously dur ing the entire course of his life. The repo-ter with whom Mr. Parnell had this interview adds: "I never saw Mr. Parnell in a more healthy condition or in better spirits." Another dispatch says: Mr. and Airs. Parnell entertained some friends yesterday evening at Walsinghara Terrace and re ceived to-day several intimates.. Mr. Par nell has sent greetings to " a. number of ad"!; nerents in the Mouse ot, commons express ing pleasure that the prolonged period of suspense is oyer and thanking tliem for their steadfast 'friendship during his troubles. Friends of the Leader Encouraged. He writes under an apparent conviction that his marriage willf rapidly enable him to be reinstated as Irish leader in Parlia ment. A strong impression in the same di rection prevails in the House of Commons, in spite of the knowledge ot the fact that the Catholic clergy willnot accept the mar riage as condoning the offense. English Liberals are ready to hail him as a man do ing his best to atone for his fault. Parnellites to-nighf were not requireed to sound the opinion of members on the mar riage. From every side congratulations poured upon them unsolicited on their chiefs moral rehabilitation. Friends in the House of Commons have sent' to Brighton an invitation to Mr. Parnell to make an early appearance in the House of Commons, when his entree is likely to be greeted with cheers. Ifthe feeling in Parliament reflects the sentiment of the countrv. the marriatre will become a big political event. No immedi ate jresiurauuu 01 counaence oetween jrar nell and the Liberal leaders is possible, nor is it probable that the faction feud will end without long opposition from some of his now irreconcilable enemies; but the mar riage has deprived his foes of their most potent weapons of attack. Restoration a Matter of Time. His moral position assured, political restoration it is generally believed becomes a matter of time. The future plans of Mr. and Mrs. Parnell indicate that after a period of seclusion it is their intention to enlarge their social life. Mrs. Parnell talks of leaving Brighton and taking a large house in London. If she wins the probate suit she will be rich and able to entertain. Those knowing her best say she aims to form a political and artistic salon, to create which she lias capacities equal to her am bition. It has Jong been known that she has been a valuable political ally of Mr. Parnell, with whom she has discussed every turn of affairs more intimately than any memoer 01 nis party. It can be predicted with certainty that under her open guidance, Mr. Parnell will immediately modify his tactics. In the fight with the McCarthyites reconciliation will be the watchword. The first contest Carlow will be fought on the Parnellite side with greater attention to personal amenities. A Partial Change of Policy. A letter from Mr. E. Dwyer Gray indi cates this change. He renews his appeal for a reconciliation, and urges that the Car low contest be fought on both sides in such a way as will not Be used hereafter as an ar gument against the capacity ot Irishmen to adjust their own domestic and national af fairs. Mr. McCarthy has practically withdrawn from the leadership ot his party. He suffers from an internal complaint, which devel oped years ago, but which was after a time subdued. The trouble reappeared recently through an attack or influenza. Mr. Mc Carthy tried to recruit at Bournemouth, and his physicians warning him to avoid excite ment, he intimated to Mb party that he would be unable to continue as Chairman. He conscDted,Jhowever, nominally to retain the chairmanship until the leadership is settled on the liberation of Dillon and O'Brien. Mnst Learn the Russian Tongue. St. Petersburg, June 26. The Russian Government has notified teachers in Ger jnan schools that they will be suspended unless they can pass an examination in the Russian language in September nexL The Spanish Treaty Signed. Madrid, June 26. The commercial treaty with America was signed to-day. It will be published On August 1, and will go into operation September I. British Mutineers Sentenced. . London, June 20. The court martial I which has been sitting at Chatham, trying the marines who were recently guilty of in subordination, has sentenced the three lead ers to seven weeks' hard labor and a num ber of others to two weeks' hard labor. TO RUN FOR PARLIAMENT. GOBDON-CTJMMING STILL ANXIOUS TO BE TINDICATED. By the Advice of Friends He Will Not Write About the Famous Baccarat Game He Is'Freparlng a Book on An other Subject, However. London, June 26. Sir William. Gordon Cumming's. defense "in the baccarat case, wherein he proposed to explain how he was suspected, has been suppressed by the ad vice of friends. The cordial reception ac corded to Sir William and his wife by the Elgin county families is a further reason why he should maintain silence. He finds his social relations the same as ever; if there is any change, it 'is oniheside'of sympathetic cordiality. The appearance of Sir William as a candidate for Parliament in the next election is being arranged for. A quiet canvass proceeds in favor of nominating him for Elgin county in the Conservative interest. In the mean time he employs his leisure in writing sporting and military reminiscences. He knows the inside track of political and mil itary events in South Africa and Egypt, ami he means to write freely thereon. American and English publishers are making offers for the book, though some time must elapse before- it is ready. Sir William's charge against Chief Justice Cqleridge of gross partiality did not refer alone to incidents' in the trial. Behind what transpired in court something occurred whichinspircd the accusation. While aristocratic .circles are willing to show themselves oblivious of Sir William's fault, there is .1 popular reaction in favor of the Prince of Wales. A.hcartier reception never greeted the Prince than on the occa sion of three public functions this week the agricultural show at Doncaster, the opening of the park at Rotherham, and the reviewing of the Hussars at Aldershot. Rotherham, noted as a 6trong radical-democratic town, acclaimed him with an en thusiasm obviously born of reaction against the abuse lavished on him in connection with the baccarat scandal. CONVERTING HEBEEWS TO CHEISTIANS. The Greek Holy Synod Refuses to Prose lytize for Material Ends. Odessa, Russia, June 26. The Holy Synod, in a recent order, refused to prose lytize Hebrews for material ends, as immoral.- This order, coming into conflict with the Government decree giving full right to converted Hebrews, the Synod forthwith issued a second circular, forbid ding priests to refuse baptism -to Hebrews. Thus the Hebrews are compelled to dis trust the authorities. GERMANY'S INDUSTRIAL CRISIS. The Emperor and the Crown Council Dis cuss tho Destitution. Bf.ri.tn, June 26. The last Crown Coun cil, the Emperor presiding, discussed the destitution prevailing in East Prussia. Sev eral Ministers will visit the province to in quire into the causes. The TageUatt declares that, with the rise of bread, other provisions, and especially potatoes, are rising. Numerous potatoes riots and the agitation for the repeal of the corn duties are daily extending. Rev., Mr. Spurgeon Very III. , JLondqn, June .23. Rev. Charles Spur- gauu, miusn injurs 19 wuaui ixio AAiuuua some alarm, passed a restless night, and this morning seems to be in a worse condition than he was yesterday at the same time. Indorses the Republic at Last. Paris, June 26. The Bishop of Grenoble, who has hitherto been an irreconcilable, has addressed a letter to the clergy of his dio cese accepting the republic as the best form of government in France. A Crooked Banker in Germany. "VruNNA, June 26. Herr Mayer, Director of the Messe branch of the German State Bank, has been sentenced to imprisonment for ten years for systematic forgery and fraud. LADIES Shirley Dare tells how to beau tify the complexion for readers of THE DISPATCH to-morrow. A BOY HUSBAND ABDUCTED. His Thirty-Year-Old Wife Enters Suit fop 810,000 Against His Relatives. SPECIAL TELEGBAJl TO THE DISPATCn. Baxtisiore, June 26. Mrs. Minnie Parker, nee Birch, wants $10,000 damages from Mrs. L. L. Parker, Frank Ehlen and Benjamin F. Newcomer for alienating her husband's affections and abducting him. Mrs. Parker is about 30 years old and her husband, Malcolm Parker, is not yet 19. They met here three months ago. Parker became smitten and proposed marriage. They went to Washington, where the knot was tied. When they returned Parker's mother refused to recognize his wife, nor wouia sne contriDute anytning to their sup port. They went to Philadelphia, where the bride secured employment and the money she earned kept the wolf from the door. About a week ago the boy husband sug gested that he should go to Baltimore and" demand ?1,000 of the fS.OOO that was coming to him when he attained his majority. His wife thought it was a good plan, and even drew enough from the store to pay his fare, but when she returned to the house found that two men had been there in her absence and taken away her husband. From a de scription given, she is sure thev were Frank Ehlen, the boy's uncle, a wealthy coal oper ator, and B. F. Newcomer, his guardian, who has a big china house here. MrslParker is quite attractive and docs not look older than 2i. t ENTERTAINING Murray tells the story of a young Englishman's experiences in an American sleeping car and hotel for THE DISPATCH to-morrow. His New York gos sip is a feature of the Sunday issue. SALAAMED TO THE COURT. Frenchy No. 1 Gives the Customary Arabic Greeting to the Judge and Jury. SPECIAL TELFGUAM TO THE DISPATCH. New York, June 20. When Ameer Ben .Ali, or "Frenchy No. 1" returned to the bar of the General Sessions to-day on the third day of his trial for the mujdcr of "Shakespeare," he stood erect for an instant, raised his yellow tattooed hand to hishrow, and salaamed, saying to Recorder Smyth and to the jury in Arabic: "Peace be with you, my friends."' Then he seated himself, and resumednis calm, imperturba ble expression. He is a Mussulman, and the interpreter says that he has all of the Mussulman's resignation to fate. His hands are curiosities. They are long, lean and yellow, aad are completely covered with tattooing. The prosecution professes to have a clear, clean-cut case of circumstantial evidence, backed up by what is described as a con fession, obtained while he was in secret custody during the three days and nights following the killing of Came Brown. On Monday morning, between 10, and 11, the. jury will visit the scene of the murder in the East Riyer Hotel A DAT OF DISASTEES. Six Persons Killed in a Tornado Two, Miles From Mt. Carmel. WBECKS'UPON THE SEA AND LAND. Francis Murphy Injured in a Eailroad Acci dent in Montana. SETERB STORMS H MANY SECTIONS Mount Carmel, Pa., June 26: The Patterson Coal Company's breaker at Na talie, a village two miles north of this city, was destroyed by a tornado this afternoon and the following persons were killed: J. N. BLOSSOM, Hawley, Pa. J. BENTLEYDObsON, Shickshiny, Pa. RICHARD ROBERTS, Luzerneborough. WILLIAM LODGE, Luzerneborough. AX ITALIAN, UNKNOWN, and another stranger, still nnder.the debris. The "breaker was located on the summit ot Big Mountain, 1,600 feet above the sea level. It ran almost due easl and west. The struct ure was about 300 feet in length, and the highest point was 165 feet, Lodge, Roberts and the two unknown men were slaters, and were engaged in roofing the breaker at the time of the accident. The other two killed were carpenters, and met their death while employed at work on the interior of the breaker. . Shortly after noon the sky in the north became black and the darkness grew in in tensity. The men perched up on their high tower gazed on the advancing storm, ex pecting to descend in time to avoid the rain. Suddenly a flash of lightning illuminated the horizon. A thunder peal that shook all the neighborhood followed, and the next minute the terrible wind gust gathered up the mighty structure as if it were a feather, and whirling it around dashed it to ruin. The men were mangled almost beyond recognition. The breaker was one of the largest in the region, its capacity being about 40,000 tons a month. The cost of its erection exceeded $10,000. The loss falls on Wilkesbarre, Pittsburg and Philadelphia capitalists. MANY POWDEE MILLS WRECKED. Enormous Mischief Is Caused by One Bolt of Lightning. Galveston, June 26. About 11 A. m. to-day, during the prevalence of an elec trical storm which passed over the city, a bolt of lightning descended, striking and exploding the powder house of the Ameri can Powder Company, containing 2,000 kegs of powder. The concussion caused the Hazard & Dupont and Laflin & Rand powder houses to explode, and the fire works magazine of Victor Cortinas, al though these powder magazines were located near Eagle Grove, four miles west of the city. The shock of the explosion caused houses to rock and sway in the city as if in the throes of an earthquake. Glass was broken, doors flung open and plaster fell from the walls Chaos and ruin marked the scene. Where the powder house stood there is not a vestige of the buildings left, and the site of the American powder magazine is marked byaholein the ground 120 feet in circum ference and from 25 to 30 in depth. Scan tlings 4x4 were hurled through the air a half mile with terrific force. Buildingsin. "the immediate neighborhood and" for three quarters of a mile distant are badly wrecked, and a number of persons hurt, one man fatally. The offices of the stockyards were badly wrecked, and 14 head of cattle and stock. were killed. Total loss, $20,000. AN EYE WITNESS' ST0EY. His Graphic Account of the Besom of Destruction at Cherokee. Fort Dodge, Ia., June 26. An eye wit ness of Tuesday's flood, who has just ar rived from Cherokee, states that it is neces sary for one to see to have the least idea of the great amount of damagedone. "Why," he exclaimed, "it is simply wonderful the way that immense body of water swept things before it. Houses were but bubbles on its crest. I was at Cherokee when the cloud-burst came, and in less time than it takes to tell it a flood was upon the town. Houses were seen to tremble, swing half around and be-carried along by the torrents. Trees were bent and broken like reeds, and not a thing could stop the terrific onward rush of the water, and all this occurred be fore the people could possibly realize what had happened. "The most remarkable feature of the disaster is that any people in the track of the flood escaped with their lives. The storm rendered between 300 and 400 fami lies homeless in and about Cherokee. A DELUGE OF HAIL Follows a Downpour of Bain In New York and Stops Cable Car Traffic. SPECIAL TELEOEAM TO THE DISPATCH. New York, June 26. Huge black clouds came rolling over the Hudson this afternoon from beyond the Jersey Palisades and deluged the suburbs of the city and Harlem. The part of the city below One Hundred and Fifth street had no rain at all. The hailstones came down so thick and fast that it was necessary to stop the cable cars just above One Hundred and Sixty-eighth street for several minutes, as nothing could be seen a few feet in advance during the storm. A tremendous wind accompanied the squall and did more damage than the ice. It played havoc with the enormous number of little stands and tents which are erected temporarily to draw the custom of the sum mer crowds who swarm into the country districts of the city on Sundays and holi days. THE FLOOD AT C0BBECTI0NV1LLE. A Dam Breaks Above the Town, Causing a Great Disaster. Sioux City, Ia., June 26. A man rode over from Corrcctionville to Kingsley this evening and telephoned here the first par ticulars from the flood there. From this it is learned that the first reports were not ex aggerated. The flood came down the valley with terrible force and carried out a new dam just above the town. The houses in the lower part of the town were carried away, and many people had narrow escapes, in one nouse near the dam two children were left, and they were all that were lost at that town. The number of houses destroyed is not known. Five bridges near the town were carried out. The business houses in 'the town were flooded and great damage done. OMAHA UNDER WATER. Thickly Populated .Eastern and Northern Districts Inundated. Omaha, June 26. Considerable damage was done in Omaha by 'the storm, which raged all day aria did not cease until even ing. East Omaha was badly flooded, and a thickly populated section of the northern part of the city was inundated. From Clark street north on Twenty-fourth street the water is from two. to six feet deep in the- street, and the street car traffic is aban doned. The police and fire departments sept a force of men to the inundated dis trict to aid the distressed people.i No lives were lost, but -there were 'several narrow escapes from drowning, and an old lidy, who was confined to her bed, was with diffi culty taken from her house, which was filled with water five feet deep. Several washouts are reported on branch lines of the Burlington and Elkhorn, caus ing the abandonment of trains. ;. FRANCIS MURPHY HURT. PITTSBDRCS GREAT TEMPERANCE APOSTLE AND WIFE In a Railroad 'Wreck Caused Ty a "Washout in Montana Mr. Murphy's NoseHroken, but Mrs. Mnrphy Only Slightly Injured A Dozen Others Wounded. , rSPT.CIAL TELEGRAM Tq THE DISPATCH. Bosedud, Mont., June 26. A remark able accident occurred to the west-bound Northern Pacific express, a mile west of here, at 10:30 last night, in which 13 per sons weie injured, among them Francis Murphy, the well-known temperance lec turer, of Pittsburg. A washout had oc curred along an embankment, but the whole heavy train passed over it, excepting the sleeping car, Dickinson, which jumped the track, and rolled into the Yellowstone river. All the lights were extinguished, and it was feared that seyeral of the sleeping pas sengers had been drowned. Rapid work of the trainmen, however, got everybody out of the car, and it was found that although 13 persons were injured, most of them had only received scratches. Francis Murphy lell against the iron work of his berth and broke his nose, and Mrs. Murphy jeceived an abrasion onAhe right cheek. EBening- m3t ""S'7 "inseu xo oe quoieu. hoven, of fo, was cut about the Attorney JoR. Harbison said: 'Xnnder oi,i,i. v t -r r stand that there will be fun in themeeting shoulder, f, ge J. Munroe, of . . . .... . . .,. ,,? Joliet, was. a(, ""y'seing thrown against , - t 4 r " aaoor. 'jne vn . .- -ri . . . , r- -a inmrcn iroro D Thomas TCrawshav ,. J0 "England; Sid is T A ney Ashman, New g, . Jewett, St. Paul; A. S. Wilis' , Vh Hobcrt Scott, Richmond; F. AXTy VV A wife, Portland, Ore., and iC p- iUiam, Toole and son, Hamilton, Ont. N. Francis Murphy will stop at the .Helena Sanitarium a few days, when he will'go to Spokane Falls. Mrs. Murphy's injuries are so slight that she is not at all incon venienced. WRECKED AT THE GOLDEN H0EN. The Ship Palestine Sinks Near San Fran- Cisco, but the Crew Is Safe. San Franctsco, June 26. The ship Palestine, from Tacoma, struck on the bar this morning and sunk almost instantly. The crew was saved. The Palestine was a vessel of 1,400 tons, and was nine days out from Tacoma with 2,600 tons of coal for the Southern Pacific Company. A bighole was knocked in her bottom, and she sank an hour after striking in 13 fathoms of water. Only the tops of her masts are now visible. As soon as it was seen that she must go down Captain McCartney ordered the boats lowered, and all on board, 21 in number, embarked safely, as the sea was quite calm at the time and the weather clear. TheTug Wizard towed the shipwrecked sailors into the harbor. The Palestine was built in Bath, Me., in 1877, and was owned by Cap tain Samuel Blair, of this city. 'She was 200 feet long, 40 feet in depth, and 24 feet breadth, and was valued at $45,000. As far as is known the insurance on the vessel was f but $15,000. 'The'cargo,of coal, valued' at V-iv,uuv, iruo U1U1UIUCU. W0ESE AND MOBE OF IT. Another Storm Now Swelling tho Floods at Doomed MovlUe. Boone, Ia., June 26. At the Chicago and Northwestern headquarters in this city was received to-day the first direct news from the scene of the floods on the Maple river branch of the road. The dispatch is from the operator at Moville, and says that town is almost wiped out. The water ran in at the depot windows and is up to the ceilings of all the buildings. All the houses in the flat portion of the town have been swept away, and the railroad turn-table is washed from its place. Three miles of track are gone between Moville and Kingsley; also most of the small bridges and the bridge over the Sioux river. This destruction is now being supple mented by another storm raging at present in the same vicinity and extending south to the main line of the Northwestern. It is raining very hard, and the storm is travel ing east.. A BAD TEXAS WRECK. One Brakeman,a Tramp and 25 Cattle Killed In a Collision. jEFrERSON, Tex., June 26. A collision of freight trains occurred last night on the Texas Pacific Railway within the corporate limits of this city, killing instantly S. M. Dean, rear brakeman, L. It. Grutger, a tramp, besides about 25 beef cattle, com pletely demolishing the engines and about eight cars. The engineer and firemen of both trains saved themselves by jumping from their engines. The accident was caused by the train go ing east pulling out two minutes ahead of time. All trains were delaved 12 hours. A collision between freight trains happened last Monday within three miles of the same place on the same road. ROMANCE Second installment of Jules Verne's great story, "The Californians," In THE DISPATCH to-morrow. A TBAGEDY AT WILCOX. Jealousy at the Bottom of the Aflalr, and the Jealous Man Is Dead. SPECIAL TELEGBAJl TO THE DISPATCH. St. Mary'sPa., June 26. There is great excitement here over the sensational shooting of Louis Van Vliet by Charles Sprague at Wilcox yesterday. "Van Vliet is a railroad fireman and suspected Sprague, who is a barber, living at Ridgway, of un due intimacy with his wife. Trouble had been brewing btween them for some time, and the jealous husband had made threats of vengeance against the barber. Sprague visited Wilcox yesterday, and evidently expected trotiuie, as ue wcut urmeu. jis no passed the Van Vliet residence his enemy came to tfie door and threatened to whip him. Sprague retorted and passed on. Van Vliet pursued him, and the barber turned and shot him twice, one shot striking bim below the heart and the other passing through his right lung. The wounded man clinched and threw his adversary, and wrested the revolver from him, but before he could shoot the combatants were sepa rated and he was disarmed by the by standers. .It is cot believed that he can live over night. District Attorney Wimmer and Coroner Hartman took his ante-mortem statement this afternoon. Sprague, who is only 22 years old, gave himself up, and Is now lodged in the Ridgway jaiL He was brought up to-day before 'Squire Healy, but his attorney, Senator Hull, waived a hearing, and he was committed to await the result of Van Vliet 's injuries. Wilcox is a beautiful town among the hills, situated two miles from the scene of the celebrated Bush "murder. SPORTING A review of the baseball sit uation and sports In general In THE DIS PATCH to-morrow. SIGNS OmQUALL At the Meeting of the Bepub lican County Committee for Organization. EIGHT TO ItfDOESE A DEAL In Selecting the Judges to Be Con tested by Jndge Fetterman. LOVE FEAST AT THE TARIFF CLUB. Congressman Jack Robinson Makes a Strong Plea for Harmony WHILE PRESENTING A TESTIMONIAL To-day seems likely to be big with the fate of some people with Aspirations for the judiciary in this county. The Republican County Committee will have a meeting, and some people say confidently,there will be a smashing of Gubernatorial judicial crock ery. It appears from all that can he learned that a considerable number of people in both parties regard the appointments of Governor Pattison as the result of a "deal" between the magnates of the parties, but, as is usual in such cases, those who talked by one party to have the present judicial slate indorsed, and a counter move to have the County Committee call a convention to nominate a judicial ticket." TYhat Mr. Fetterman Thinks. It was snggested that C. S. Fetterman would be worth seeing on the question, and that he was doing some hustling. When spoken to Mr. Fetterman said: "I have all along contended that the committee could not indorse any arrangement made, and that it must order a convention." Beyond this Mr. Fetterman was not com municative, further than to deny that he had exhausted the resources of the livery stables to secure an indorsement of his posi tion. A. J. McQuilty said he had heard much talk of a deal, but knew nothing personally, except that there was conviction ofthatkindin the minds of some people, and that Mr. Foley's language appeared to give color to the suspicion in the statement that the Democrats would carry out their part of the agreement honestly. Mr. Mc Qniltv referred the reporter to R. B. Phillips, a member of the County Commit tee from the Twenty-second ward, and W. B.Tvirker, ofBellevue: Mr. Phillips had so far gotten out of the swim that he did not know there was to be a meeting to-dav, but talked as though he would be on hand. He professed dense ignorance of any intended movement of any importance. From a Democratic Standpoint. A Democratic attorney, who was a parti san of T. C. Lazear said that if Messrs. Brennen, Larkin, O'Leary and Foley had been satisfied with the slaughter of Plum mer, Xazear would have been the man, but 'that they carried the matter too far, and the. result was that the influence of the Supreme Court and especially that of Justice Sterrett tipped the scales in the Governor's hands in Judge Kennedy's favor. Then Judge Mc Clung was appointed on D. T. Watson's rec ommendation, and Judge Porter was so strong in the matter of delegate power that he could not be side-tracked. This man intimated that if C. L. Magee could have had his way all through, Judge Fettermam would have been in Judge McClnng's shoes at present. This man did not profess to speak ex-cathedra, but he said he knew whereof he spoke all the same, and had gotten his information from the State Cabi net, or rather from a member thereof. Mr. Brennen was told this version, and he rather hotly replied that the man was an idiot or dishonest. Mr. Brennen professed to believe the appointments were made in goodfaithgenerallp, and that the faith would be kept and that the arrangement was the best for his party that could be made. He added that Mr. Sipe had withdrawn from the contest because he had sense enough to know that it was good policy to do so, and that he hadn't got a dollar nor" anything material, nor any promise of any thing in the future for doing so. Expects a Strnlght-Oat Ticket. Alderman P. B. Reilly said he thought the Republican party would put a straight ticket into the field," and that two of the nominees would be Mr. Fetterman and Judge Porter, and that Judge Kennedv would be elected no matter what the full Republican ticket might he. Mr. Reilly based this view on the ground that the breaking of the agreement by the He publican party with the Governor would solidify the Democracy in support of Judge Kennedy, and that there were enoughRe--publicans in the arrangement who would keep faith to make his calling and election sure. A. C. Robertson stated that he had under stood the question of holding- a convention to nominate a judicial ticket would be snrun-r on the convention, and thought Mr. Fetterman ought to be considered authority on the subject; but he at the same time sug gested -that unless the action was nearly unanimous it stood a chance of failure; also that precedent might settle it. A Love Feast at the Tariff Club. A Republican love feast was held at the Tariff Club last evening. A committee from the Thirtieth Ward Republican Club, of Philadelphia, with Ja9k Robinson as the chief speaker arrived in the city yester day morning with a set of resolutions and a testimonial to be presented to the club in return for courtesies extended on the river trip to Cincinnati some time ago. The presentation took place last evening. President H. P. Ford said that an errone ous impression had gotten out that the meeting was one of much political import ance, which was not true. It was purely a social affair, and he wished everybody to consider it as such. As President Ford in troduced State Senator and Congressman elect John Robinson, of Media, as the orator of the evening, he referred to the absence of Hon. John Dalzell, who was also expected to be present. Mr. Dalzell was detained by. important business in Philadelphia and' Washington. Senator Kobinson had becn selected to present the. testimonial. In his speech he' said: "I wish tocorroborate the statement made, by your president, that this is not a politi-. cal meeting, and I desire further to remark that there is no difference, either of a poli--tical or personal nature, between Hon. John Dalzell and myself. There is no person whom I esteem more highly than he. We' were schoolboys together, and I am glad to ' see that he is making such a brilliant record' for himself s,uch as I predicted for him in our schoolboy days. Also, that if Mr. Dal-' zell scares the position for which we are both striving, no one will support him more' strongly than L The Contest a Gentlemanly One. "The contest is a gentlemanly one, and go BUSINESS Men will And THE DISPATCH the best advertising medium. All classes cah be reached through its Classified Adver tisement Columns. If yon want anything you can get it by this method. 5 '1 i r i $ s 'h i