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An Entirely New and Interesting
Question Sprung,
The Old Virginia Mobt Question
May be Involved?Governor
Fleming Join* Windy Wllsou
nt Washington.
Dispatch to the InUUtoautr.
Wasiiisoto*,- D. 0., April 13.?Freeh
amplications have entered into the
Wist Virginia direct tax cue. Governor
Fleming himself arrived this morains
in answer to a telegram from ExGovernor
Wilson. The Governor had
with him what purported to be a copy
ol tho Journal of tho Legislature, iu
which appeared tho provision missing
in the two certified copies of the Joint
Resolution giving authority to the Governor
for the reception of the money.
fie further reported that a freshly
certified copy would be along presently,
and that he was prepared to rest qaietly
until such time as a United States check
rhould be forthcoming; but alas, when
(lie two gentlemen, happy in the pros
pect of au early deliverance from all
their woes, presented themselves at Ih'j
olli ol the First Comptroller, 011 tile
nneiiing of business this morning, they
were promptly informed that the entire
matter had been referred to the Attorney
General for liia opinion upon a legal
question involved, arising out of the
provisions of section 3481 of the revised
This section provides that when any
State owes money to the United 8tates
for bonds purchased or otherwise, the
amount of this indebtedness shall
deducted from any sums which may i
subsequently become due that State i
from the Government. About July, ,
1800, the United States invested several
hundred thousand dollars of Indian
Trust funds in sir per cant. Virginia i
State bonds. Neither principal nor in- i
terest has ever been piid, and together I
with previous debts the amount now j
due from Virginia to the United States 1
is about $1,000,000. <
In July, 18(10, West Virginia was a 1
part of Virginio, therefore the question
is now, whether or not the sum due
West Virginia on the direct tar account
shall bo paid to her or simply credited
upon the Virginia debt, and this is what 1
the Attorney General is called npon to f
decide. 1
The Comptroller took Governor Flem- !
ing and ex Governor Wilson over to the '
Department of Justice and introduced I
them <o the Attorney General and So- I
licitor General Taft. The case was i
talked over and an agreement reached <
by which argumeutswill.be heard be- I
fore the Department of Justice in a few <
days; the exact date has not yet been
fixed. While, of course, the governmont
officials will not express an opinion
upon this new phase of the case, it j
ia learned from competent outsiders that f
if precedents b* followed, there is small
chance of any money going to West 1
Virginia. The United States is very 1
jealous of its rights under such circum- i
stances, and seems at present to bold the
whip hand by a considerable majority. <
In the meanwhile, as stated, nothing i
has yet been produced to prove that the i
Legislature ever $ave authority to the '
Governor to receive the money, and
that pbuse of the case remains as bafore.
Comptroller Matthews la Now Studying.
How Writ Virginia liaa lleen Paid Her '
Hlinrw of the llefund. 1
Washington, D. O., April 13? It appears
that man; of the States that ex
- -I In tho pntlra amount' ol
their contributions to the direct tax, are
to be disappointed. A scrutiny of the
refunding act by the First Comptroller
has satisfied bin that the United States
Government may claim offsets against
all States wherein the tax was not collected
from individuals directly by the
Government. He lias been searching
the records for Btich offsets, and found
in Rome States large arrearages.
West Virginia is perhaps in a woise
plight than any other State. Virginia
owed the government $1,500,000 on account
of State bonds, and when the new
State whs cut off it agreed to assume roepousibility
for her share of the indebtedness.
But the government was never
Virginia's sharo of tbo direct tax
money cannot be withheld, for their
money wan collected from individuals,
but West Virginia was paid as a State
by ofF-setting her share of the Direct
Tux by a claim of $459,000 for munitions
of war furnished by the general government,
which claim was allowed. Now,
the refunding of the Direct Tax money
ia pending a decision of the caso by the
Attorney General. It is presumed that
the old State debt of Virginia may also
be represented as a weighty principlo
And one which is involved.
Auitlu Corbln lllnckbftlled by the Union '
Club. ;
New York, April 13.?Auatin Oorbln
was blackballed by the Governors of
tho Union Club, at their regular
anouthly meeting hold last VVodnesday
evening. Mr. Corbin's name was proposed
for membership something more
than two yt-ars ago by James G. K.
Dnnr. lha li inker, and was seconded by
J, Pierpont Morgan, and in other ways,
it is stated, his candidature was indorsed
by the strongest tuen in the organize
lion. The story is that when tho count
was made six blackballs were discovered.
When John Kin#, the President
of tho Erie railroad, was blackballed, 1
live blackballs were deposited, so that
Mr. Corbin is ahead of Mr. King in this
unique competition.
The fact that J. Pierpont Morgan had
tee .odea his name, simply increased
the pieasuro found by the Union Club's
Governors in depositing their black*
balls. It is generally believed in the
Union Club that Mr. Morgan is the man
who iiret promulgated the idea of the
millionaires' club that promises to becam*
so f >raiidable a rival,, and the
blackballing of Mr. Cotbin is regarded
by a great many men as an interosting
devo!opmtntof tha antagonism of certain
elements id the club toward mil*
Honairee, sud the club that the millionAires
are organizing.
1'Mln r Shernmti In Utmrga at 8U Loula.
Ht. Louis, April 13.?Father Sherman,
on ti the late General 8herman, has
been placed in charge temporarily, of St.
Michael's church in this city, in place of
Father Eustace, who is seriously ill.
Father Sherman arrived Saturday evening,
but it was not known until yesterday
that he was in the city. He
prenched his first sermon yesterday.
^KrtUrr J*rnrtor la ?Hau?toriitf Candidal*
Kotu??>, Vt, April 13.?An interview
with lion, littllk'lil Proctor, Secretary
ol War, developed Uie fact that that gentleman
is ileclatdly a candidate (or appointment
by Governor I'age to the
Senatoraliip. The Secretary ol Ward#mien
he ereruid to an Omaha reporter
Niat he tru not a candidate for tha Vermont
Ilajrard'i Soo-lo-Law DIn After a Week
of ConuulilAl Uapploeu,
Wilmihotos, Oil. April 13.?Count
Lewenhaupt, who recently married Miss
Bayard, died this morning. The marriage
ol Count Lewenhaupt to Mian
Ellen, the youngest daughter of ex-Secretary
of State Tbomaa F. Bayard, took
place at noon April 2, a little more than
a week ago, at the Btyard bomeatead,
"Delamore Place," in Wilmington. The
Oonnt was a member of a noble family
ol Sweden, bnt having chosen to make
bis home In the United States, preferred
to be considered a private individual,
and requested bis friends to drop bis
title when addressing him. He was very
popular in society, and his marriage was
considered an extremely bappy one.
The Count died suddenly. No one
outside of bia immediate family was 1
aware that bo was in danger. He was |
not seriously sick until Friday, when
Dr. Bullock found him suffering from
a malignant attack of typhoid fever.
The conplo were to bave left for a Euro- 1
pean trip of about four months on May 1
X, when the Count was to present his |
American bride at Stockholm. The in- .
terment will bo made in tb? Bayard
vault, in the old Swede's Episcopal 1
churchyard. The Count was thirty-one I
years old, while the Countess is aged ,
twenty-one years. {
Beportrd Whleh Claui Spreckol* will Den j,
Fresunmbljr, To.morrow
Kb* York, April 13?Reports have
been current for eomu days ou the sugar (
market, tbat a combination had been |
formed between the Sugar Trust and all i
the eastern refineries and the Wholesale j
frinpnm' Antmnlfltinil. to ACatlire CO ill- ,
plete control of the sugar trade. It is
known that negotiations have been pond* i
ing between the independent refineries, 1
the Sugar Trust and the wholesale '
denlerp, to handle all the sugar refined in '
this country and to boycott the refined
sugars of f >reign countries. So far the 1
deal has resulted only in an association
of refineries. 4 '
It is stated to-day that Claus Spreckels, }
E. 0. Knight, Harrison and FrhZdr and !
ill the independent sugar rt fineries have 1
antored into an agreement with the ?
trust to work in harmony with its man- 1
igers, and to produce only their pro- 1
rata share of the entire production,
which will be limited to tho sales made
n advance by the wholesale grocers. 2
A "Fako "About Barnam'a Remains.
Bridgeport, Conn., April 13.?The \
rumor sent out to the effect that an at- B
;empt has been made to steal the re* j
nains of the late P. T. Barnum, is siin* ,
jly a "fake." Ever since the burial
here has been special policemen on 1
guard at the grave and every precaution i
lias been taken sgainBt even the steal* i
ng of a flower from the tomb. The will
)f the old showman has been admitted t
:o probate and there will be no contest c
3ver it. i
? 1
Wealthy GUIzen of Lancaster, Pa., AulftDti j
Lascabtsb, Pa , April 13.?Thomas
Saumgardner, at one time reputed to be '
he wealtbiestcitizen of Lancaster, made '
in assignment this afternoon. His lia- ,
>llitien are eati mated at from $500,000 to |
("60,000; assets probably very small, s
Itaumgardnor was a member of the Arm 1
>[ Baumgardner, Eberman & Co., which I
isaigned on Saturday with heavy liabil- I
idee, and was largely interested in the 1
coal and Inmber baslaees. i
General Spinola died at Washington, j
). 0., at 1:2o o'clock this morning. (
Queen Victoria lias decided to pro- ,
onir her stay at Grasst) for another '
week. j
W. J. Edbrooke, of Chicago, has been
tppointed Supervising Architect of the j
rreaaury. t
The Brooke woolen mill, at Pomeroy, c
lear Goatesville, Pa., wan destroyed by f
Ire Sunday night. Lobs, $30,000. \
Roar Admiral Shefeldt, who baa been
11 at Washington, is reported to b? bet*r,aud
there is now hope of his recovjry.
The Boston painters' strike for $3 a j
jay, of eight hours, was inaugurated t
yesterday, and it is said that over 800 j
lien ore out. B
John Tarkal, of Oedar Rapids, Iowa, t
irhile temporarily insane from thu
j fleets of the grip, blew his head oil
fith a shotgun.
General Alger, who has been confined 1
o his bed in Detroit since a week ago,
0 improving rapidly, and will bo about
igain in a week. ]
Barry Sullivan, the well kuown actor, ,
a dying at London. He was barn at i
Birmingham in 1824, and made his first
ippearancoat Cork, in 1840. 1
The medical faculty of the University 1
}f Bjnn, Germany, has abandoned thn <
use of both Kooh'd and Liebrich's
remedies" for tuberculosis. i
Bessie M deaki, of Mt. O.irmil, Pa., *
1 little girl of four year?, was frightfully J
zored by a fierce bull whilo gatheriug 1
dowers. Sue cannot recover.
A Stato convention has b?en called, 1
for May 19, by the Fort Worth Cnamher <
jf Commerce, to take steps to have
Texas represented at the World's Fair. |
There were 154 deaths recorded at the <
New York "Bureau of Vital Statistics i
yesterday. Out of these there were j
twenty deaths from grip complicated i
with other diseases. ,
A dispatch sent from Sau Franclio to i
Denver, by Joe Harris, withdraws his i
offer to uaok FiUrfmmons, for the reason i
that Hall his proved qnrali4blo. Harris
is going to Australia. 1
A crazy woman on Sunday night set J
fire to the Grenshaw pouuty, Ala., poor ;
house, which bnined to the ground. An
old bed-ridden man, named Johnson, '
was burned co death.
While driving a twoycqr-old colt at
Lexington, K?., Daniel Brown wu
thrown from * cart, dragged about a farlone
and killed. He was fifty-two years
old and one of the leading trainers la the i
Willie and Martha Johnson, Ave and f
seven years old, were drowned la the i
Arkansas river, near Pontiac, near
Wichita. The children were in a paddock
when attacked by ball and driven
into the river. i
At Bessemer, Pi., Fred Douglass, a
white man employed at a furnace foundrvman,
was atiacsed br Lerov Smith,
colored, with a bar of iron. Douglas3
shot and klllod Smith. He was then
assaulted by four of Smith's friends, bnt
draffiPg two pistols repnlaed them.
Ollftoe W,Tsyleure,newspaperwrlter,
dramatist a i.d theatrical manager is dead.
He was S3 years old. In the war he was
the editor of a newspaper in Blphmond,
V*. He also aerved In the Confederate
army, and pained the rank of Colonel.
Later be wrote the play "Kit, the
Arkansas Traveler," ?pd sold it to
Tbe leading German musicians ot Chi,
cago have called a meeting of all the
German singing societies of Chicago, to
make arrangements for a World's German
Srcngerfeet in Chicago daring the
World's Fair. It was reported at tbe
meeting that, from correepondence recently
bad with leading German singers
in Uu> various European capitals, it was
learned thsi there wu a universal feeling
in favor of such a movement.
Has Yet Been Forwarded by
Secretary Blaine.
Which Italy is Kicking Up?Minister
Porter's l)inmliwal Still a
Matter of Doubt-*Itallan
Ofllcials Koticcnt.
Washington, D. 0., April 13.?Bat
two facts coald ba added to-day to tbe
public stock of information respecting
the diplomatic entanglement with Italy,
{rowing oat of the New Orleans tragedy.
One of these was that the State De-1
[>artment has not received any intima;ion
from the Italian Government that
their last note moat be answered
jefore a given date. Nor is sach an in*
iimation expected, for tho Department
eels that it is acting properly and res*
lonably, and it would be a very unusual
loarse for a nation engaged in negotiations
with another, to question the mo-.
tives upon which the correspondence
The second fact ie tbat Secretary I
Blaine's aoswer to the Marquis Radini's
lust note has not yet been forwarded. It
was probably tho Secretary's purpoue to
iccompany this reply with an ofllcia!
statement touching the nationality of
the New Orleans victims and other facts
tbat were expected from tbe officials of
the the Department of Justice, in New
Orleans. These reports have not yet
reached Washington. When they are
Funaiooil ara?t must ha oxarciaed in
reducing the facts contained in them to
i form useful for diplomatic use, so that
anless the Secretary is prepared to send
lis letter without tiieao facts, it is not
likely to go forward immediately.
Seeretary Blaine bad a short talk with
he President to-day, but as the latter
vas very busy in arranging other imjortant
matters before he leaves Washugton,
it is not probable that even this
lubject, in which he has shown particuar
interest, could be discussed with any
esult. ITALIAN
tattling Dcflnlto Learned la Rome About
Minlater Forter'e Humored Kxpalaloa.
Route, April 13.?Up to noon to-day it
ias been impossible to learn anything
tbout the report that the Italian cabinet
tad decided to request United 8tates
Jiuiater Porter to leave Rome, in case
10 reply to Premier Rudini's last note
b received from Secretary Blaino by to*
Officials are reticent and journalists
ire unable to secure definite confirmation
ir denial. At the American legation
lothing can be learned. Minister Porter
>as heard nothing except what he has
;ained from the papers.
In well informed circles, the prevailng
opinion is that the Premier will not
>roceed to extremes at this juncture.
Word comes from Paris, that the jourlal
Des Vebats this morning prints a die>atch
from its Rome correspondent reisserting
that the Italian Government
ias threatened to give the United States
Minister his passports unless Secretary
Jlaine replies by to-morrow. It is beieved,
however, the correspondent has
to power or authority for the leport.
Bad No International Hearing.
f jhladju.pma, Pa., April 13.?Chevaier
Massiglia, Italian Consul here, baa
ixplalned why he sent a letter to
Joroner Wakefield, of Westmoreland
ouuty, aekiDg (or particulars of the
(alien who raa killed when the deputy
burin* fired on the coke rioters. His
nquiriea had no international imporance
whatever, but aa an Italian reprelentative
he must learn and report the
acta of the killing if any Italian subject
?aa the victim.
- J ??? "? ?. UHII Thar HnmA.
New Yoke, April 13?Six hundred
Italians were added to the population of
Uew York to-day by the unloading of
he steamship Columbia. A rigid medcal
examination is under way now, and
ome of theBB immigrants will be retimed
to Naples as unfitted.
finally Accepted by the President?Mr,
Nebeker at the White Houae.
Wasuisotox, D. 0., April 13.?There
3U been made public to d?y the corresrondence
between Treasurer Huston and
.'resident Harrison, relative to the fornet's
resignation. Under date of 1'ebrniry
24, Mr. Huston wrote to the Presilent
as follows:
"I wonld respectfully tender my resiglation
as Treasurer of the United
(tales, to take effect when it may be
:onvenient to nauie my successor. Actuowledglng
my deep sense of gratlude
for all obligations received, 1 renaln
To-day President Uariison replied aa
"Em:?I have deferred action on your
etter for reasons known to you. 1 now
field to your request to be relieved from
[he duties of your cilice and accept your
resignation to take effect on the ap(>oiutuiebt
and qualification of your suelessor.
I regret that your personal
iHairs compel this step and beg to asinre
yon of ray sincere and continued
regard and best wishes."
Mr. Nebeker, who it is understood
Kill succeed Mr. Huston aa Treasurer,
tailed at tho White House this morning,
rhe President was extremely busy closing
up matters before leaving on his
:rip, and was consulting with tils Osbilet
officers, bnt he spared time to talk
rith Mr. Nebeker for a few minutes.
Th. Fra.ld.nt Start, on m. Trip.
Washington, April 13.?The President
and Mrs. Harrison with the parly
*tin wilt ifcomnanv them on their trfn
to the br Weit, left bore at midnight on,
the special train prepared lor their me.
Oving to tbelateneaaof the hour only a
few persons witnessed the departure.
As the train drew out the President
stood on the rear ol the last car and
boyed a good-bye to thoao waiting. Tbe
Brat stopping place will be Lynchburg,
which will be reached early in tbe morning.
f r
Vw Poitmaiter Id Warboor Co an 17
Spain I OUpalc* lo Ut
Wabbisotok, D. 0., April 13.?J. M.
Ccmpton, vice B. W. Kendig, resigned,
has been appointed postmaster at Nestonville,
Barbour connty.
Jfldll JobDSOD DlMpproMl of Lrnehln*.
Ksnto*. 0., April 13.?Judge Johnson
charged the Grand Jury to-day regarding
the lynching of William Bates, the
murderer of Policeman Ed. Harper
OB the 8th insL After
recounting tie (acta, he
held that it wss a deed of violence and
blood, an act ol wilful, deliberate, malicious
murder. He cloeed with pointing
out the dnty of tbe Jnry to indict aO
connected with it.
For a Disordered liver try Beechsm's
Piiis. a
Now Going OD Amoog Pvkinbar| Drmo.
<T?U ?Who Will I'rob?blj Oil UK
Special Dinntch to the InUUioauer.
Fabkehsbubo, April 13.?The scrimbla
for office In this city undor the new
Oonncll, among the Democrat*, is something
fearful. The nnmber of candidateeforthe
few offices Is legion and
increasing. Among the hosts of applicants
for the most lucrative office,
that of city collector, is Editor K ?.
Iiorner, of the Smlinel. But he can
still continne to write for he is already
distanced in the race. How Horner
can expect anythlug after maligning
and slandering the Standsrd Oil Company
as he has for years, is a mystery.
That corporation owna the Democratic
party in the State, body and soul, and
its enemies in the party speedily And it
out, too.
From the best information that can be
obtained In advance of the caucus, it
seems to be pretty generally understood
that the following slate will very likely
So through: City Clerk, W. Percy
mitbj City Collector, E. P. Chancellor,Jr.;
Police Judge, T. E. Quinn;
Chief of Police, J. R. Mehen; Superintendent
Water Works, J. V. Mavhall;
8treet Commissioner, M. Oliver; Wharf
Master, Frank Good.
Percy Smith is the son of ex-County
Clerk Thomas G. Smith, Is a good party
worker and his father's iuflueace
is weighty. Mr. Ed Cliaucellor
is the son of Capt E. P.
Chancellor, one ol the present Board ol
County Commissioners, and is backed
by thn Camden Consolidated. Thomas
E Quinn is a Henry Qeorgeite, fnd that
ring of the Democratic party is clamoring
for recognition. Capt. J. K Mehen
is the present city detective, is a good
officer, and the people, regardless of
party, want him placed at the head of
police affaire.
The Democratic partisans and press
snow tneir lear 01 me roou worn mm
can be done by tbe Republican State
League in the coming campaign, as was
done in '88, by misrepresenting and belittleing
tbe meeting beld in tbis city
last Friday. It it) known that it was
only a purely business meeting of tbe
Executive Committee, composed of a
member from each Congressional die*
trict and one at large, to talk over ways
and meanH and to prepare for a general
meeting of representatives from every
Republican club in tbe State. When
this is remembered and when it is
known that tbe committee meeting was
fully attended and accomplished all it
was intended to accomplish at this
time, it is amuBing to see the contortions
tbe Democrats go into over the Lvague
The Colored Brut', Awaiting Huntence or
Death, Write* for the Press,
Special Dispatch to the Wdlluenccr.
Charleston, W. Va? April 13.?Sim
Johnson, confined in jail awaiting sentence
of death lor outraging Mies Alice
Bailey, sent the following to the Star today:
Charleston, W. Va., April 13,1891.?
Good advice from tiim Johnson. Mind
your parents, obey them in all things
and never cause them any trouble, for
you don't know whon the Loid is going
to call you from this world. You ail see
what I have come to by not minding my
parents, and tbey have tried to raise me
right; but I wouldn't listen to them.
Now you see 1 have to leavo ibis world
and haven't made my peace with God.
That is all. Good bye to all. God bless
you all. fc'iu Johnson.
United States Court Proceedings.
Special Jhipalch to the InUUivcncer.
Pabker?burq, W. Va'., April 13.?
Judge Jackson bas returned from ClarkB'
burg, where he closed a term of the
United States Court. This morning, at
the United States Court room here, be
made an order in the case of W. N.
Walton vs. Floyd Bailey, et al., allowing
the petition and set-off to be' filed,
and requiring the parties to be ready
for a hearing at tbe next term of court.
District Attorney 8turgiss made a
motion before Judge Jackson at Clarks
burg, to continue the cases against the
Little Kanawha lumbermen who were
indicted for obstructing navigation, until
the next term of court, and Judge
Jackaon made an oraer io-uay 10 uiai
This afternoon he heard a motion in
the oil case of Brown against Barnsdale.
on the question of submitting amended
Violent Death of m lSrldfe Carpenter.
dprcial lH*palch to the IntcUiaeneer.
Calowkll, 0., April 13.?A bridge
carpenter named 0. M. Springer, an em*
ploye of the Cleveland <k Marietta rail
way, was killed at Elba, ten-miles south
of Caldwell, this morning. The car*
pentera were cutting down a tree and
tipritiger was tying a rope connection to
hold the slack. When the tree fell he
wasetruckin the breast and waa killed
almost instaotly. His remains were
taken to Cambridge, bia home, this afternoon.
for interment. He leaves a
wife and one child.
Two New UotDj?niil?*B fur Cbatleitown.
Special iHtpalch to the InUMUjeneur.
Charleston, W. Va., April 13.?The
People's 8treet Railway Company and
the City Electric Light Company, both
of Charlesiown, Jefleraon county, were
chartered to-day. Each has a capital of
$200, with the privilrge of increasing it
to $30,000. The atockholdera in each
company aro William Neill, H. D. Gibson,
William Campbell, T. W. Green, P.
C. Kennedy and Cleon Moore, all of
State Bouse Pertonnla.
Special Dispatch to the Intelligencer
Charleston, W. Va., April 13 ?Governor
Fleming left last night for Fairmont,
on boaineas. Hon. W. A. Ohley
returned to thia city last night.
Gen. Green B. Knutu Serlonalj III*
CnicAoo, April 13.?General Green B.
Raum, United States Commissioner of
Pensiona, is seriously ill here, and phy
slcians we constantly in utenduee.
The General lias been ailing lor several
weeks vith a disagreeable cold and
symptoms of la grippe. Had ft not been
(or tbe Illness, General gaum would
have relarned to Washington several
days ago, as he intended to qnlet tbe
people who circulated the story thst he
bad resigned his position as Commissioner
of Tensions.
HUamitilp N?wi,
Axtitssf. April 13.?Arrived, Ncordland,
from'Sew Vorlf.
Londos, April 13?Sighted, Switzerland,
from Philadelphia. Arrived,
Lydlan, Monarch, from New York.
Niw York, April 13.?Arrived, Kormandle,
from Havre | Anchoria, from
Olssgow; Arlsona, from Liverpool.
Havana, April 13?By an explosion
of one of the tanks on board the British
steamer Circassian Prince, from Philadelphia,
at this port, tbe first engineer,
and a watchman were killed.
(M'hollp Ulihop Uud.
St. At'opsrixg, Fla., April IS.?Bishop
Richard Qllmour died at 7:30 o'clock
this morning. Bu Bev. Bishop UcCloskey,
of Kentgcky, Fathers Wright and
lloock and his faithful nurses, Sister of
Sacred Heart, were wltb bim to the last
Father Hoack will leave here to-morrow
with tbe remain), for Cleveland, Ohio.
In the Coke Region Despite the
Strikers' Appeals.
IIiTfl Been Served and Trouble la
Predicted When They are Enforced-Coke
on the Increase.
Fcottdali, Pa., April IS.?There wo
unusual activity ill along the line today
owing to the announcement that the
Frick and McCinre companies bad decided
to begin operation! at all plant* aa
Boon as possible. The McClore company
concentrated their efforts on the
Painter plant and eighty men went to
work there to-day. The other McOlure
plants are still idle, however. The
Frick company states that their shipments
to-day will-apach 100 cars of
coke, bdt the strikers, deny this.
Some twenty eviction notices have
been, served at the Trotter plant alone,
?d in view ol the fact that fully two
hnndred notices have been served
throughout the region it is thought
trouble will come when the warrants arc
carried out, as the strikers will certainly
not go peaceably. Great mass meetings
have been held at Bnssemer and other
points to day, and at esch resolutions
were adopted to remain out until the
end. Another enormous meeting is being
held at Tarrs' to-night.
At tbe Bessemer oiftM meeting, attended
by 1,000 strikers, the speakers advised
the men to stand Arm, and assured 1
them if they did victory would soon be
theirs. John Nugent, ol Ohio, was thr '
oratorol the day. He told tbe strikers
to resptct the National guard, as they
protected the strikers as well as the operators.
rittabtirgh fudfllera Strike.
pittsiwkoii, Pa., April 13.?Tbe pud- ,
(Hera of Oliver Bros.' mills went out on
a strike this morning. As a result the
mill has been closed down and over 300
men are idle. Tbe principal grievance '
of tbe puddlera is hard iron. They gave 1
the firui the usual three daye' notice. 1
The men met and appointed a commit- i
tee to confer with tbe superintendent <
He did not give them much satisfaction, <
and so they stracjc. I
? ? ' <
Railroad Acvldvui Near PltUbargh. ]
Pittsburg n, Pa., April 13.?Tbe west i
bound passenger train which leaves this 1
city for Cleveland at 12:05 a. m. ran into
a land slide at Vanpojt. Pa., thirty-live
miles wcet of here, ebortly after one
o'clock. The locomotive, express, bag
gage and mail cars, tbe smoker and a 1
passenger coach went over the embank- '
rnent, but fortunately only three per- 1
sons were hurt. They are, Engineer 1
Liebtag,of Wellsville, Ohio; Fireman 1
Brown, of Allegheny, and Express Mee- j
eenger D. H. Pond, of Cleveland. Brown '
will die.
A Prleit Suffocated iii a Had Hole. ]
Cincinnati, Ohio, April 13. ? The
body of a man, supposed to ba a priest,
was found in a mud hole in Newport,
Kr.y last night, where he had evidently J
fallen from the sidewalk. The body to- 1
day was identified as tbat of Rev. Mc- I
Goren, from some point in the South i
not yet ascertained. He had been visit- '
ingat the Cathedral. Tbe place from 1
which be fell vas wholly unguarded i
and poorly covered. He was not
drowned, but suffocated from falling <
head foremost In the deep, aoft mud. i
Destructive Hall 8torm lu BIoxIco.
8an Antonio, Tbx , April 13?Two
sleeping coaches running between the 1
City of Mexico, San Antonio and Wash- ^
ington, D. C, via tbe Mexicsn National 1
railroad, reached here yesterday in a 1
dilapidated condition. The Mexican J
train to which they were attached 1
passed turougn a cyclone anu nan storm
near Torreon, Mexico, Saturday night. 1
80 large were the hail stones that the
lieaii light of the engine and every pane
of glass on one side of the train of cars
were smashed as if they had been struck
by rocltB. Several persons were injured
and a Mexican at Torreon station was
tilled. Those on the sleepers say the
cyclone must have oreated great havoc.
Chicago1* Fire Luna on Suudajr.
Chicago, April 18.?Tjie loss by yesterday's
fires in West Madison street are
as follows: J, M. Smith, house furnisher,
building $200,000, stock $300,000; insurance
$175,000 Kohl & Middleton,
museum, stock, $20,000; no insurance,
ilfred Feate, wall paper, stock $38,000;
insurance $20,000. Other losses were
$80,000 distributed among half a dozen
people. The loss to tenants in other
buildings amouted to about $20,000.
Hon. Amoi Clark's Lois.
Eli;aiiitu, N. J., April lg.?The main
businefp block op Broad street was
threatened with destruction at noon today.
The flames started in the Arcade
building, owned by Hon Amos Claik
This is the largest business structure in
the city, and contained the postollice.
the First National Bank and several
stores. The tire was finally confined to
the Arcade building, which was entirely
destroyed. The loss Is estimated at
Til* ranllrctitu Bodalj itrokao,
Moxtmal, Que., .April 13.?A dispatch
from Bora says that the reaidence
of Major Ward Paul was burned last
night. The youngest daughtor, 0 years
of age, perished iu the flames. Madame
Paul and two other children were
bcriously burned and may aucoomb to
their injuries. The loss is $4,000. Had
rtra at Bprlatflald, Ho.
Springfield, Mo., April 13.?A fire
broks out in Henry Atnee' Packing Co.'s
office Saturday night and completely t
destroyed that establishment and the >
Calhoun BoRgy and Implement plant. J
The lots is estimated at from $75,QUO to L
$100,000 which is largely covered by insurance.
FIt* Yours Meu Drowned atSU Loots.
8t. Louis, April 13?Thia afternoon J
a boat with twelve young men in It (
started from the Misiouri aide of the ,
river to croaa to Eaat St. Louie. The i
boat rap into the eddy and wa? capsiied. i
Five oi the boja were drowned, and the <
others were readied with great diJUcuitv. I
Tboee drowned are John Bonrg, 30 I
yearaj John McMahon, SO; Adam Brest,
19; Jack O'Connor and Robert Gaion.
Y.>t?rda,'? Bus Bail Ohum,
At St. Louie ? Attendance 1,800,
Score: St. Lonia 13; Cincinnati 0. IIit*,
13 and 10: errora, 3 and 4; pitchers,
Meal and Dwyer.
At Washington ? Boston had no
trouble in winning. Attendance 3,000.
Score: Boatonfi; Washington, 0. Him,
IJ and 8: errors, Waahjngton ); pitchera,
Haddock and Oaaey.
At Baltimore?Baltimore 3; Athletic
4. Hita, 0 and 10: error*, 2 each;
earned, j and 4; pitcherr, Cunningham
and Caiman. i
A Fallout Fight Keeulte In Ona UilD|
Fftlallf ktid Three Uftdly Injured.
Si. Loots, April 13.?A riot in which ope
person was probably fatally ami
three badly injured, occurred yesterday
near the water tower. It was the result
of a feud in which two gangs of _
yonng. roughs were the actors. About "
six o'clock. Albert Carrier, Oscar Lee
and several companions while oat walk- V
ing wero stopped by several members
of the other gang. Words were followed
by blows and then rocks were used.
Carrier was hit with one on the bead,
inflicting a very painful scalp wound.
He drew a revolver and Ared at his
opponents. The bullet struck Paul
Walker behind the right ear, and he jn
sank to the ground unconscious. A m
fierce attack was then made on Carrier
and his companions. They fled, taking
refuge in a house, the door of which or
was broken down. At that moment the c0
police appeared and altera short fight
dispersed both gangs. 0?car Lee was _
struck on the bead with a rock and bad L
bis skull fractured. Walker ia badly L
hurt. Carrier was arrested.
Two Emigrants /Uurdered by the Bed ill
Devil*? Excitement In Idntiu. eV
Clack foot, Idaho, April 13.?Great ^
excitement was caused this afternoon ^
by a discovery that Indians had killed Ai
? ? Ln AMM xltltn nminranla nt Vi A ?>?
1>WU uuiuunu nuira cuiigiiuiig nuu ??
were camped at a water taok two miles
below this place. Nothing could be
learned as to the cause of the tragedy. jni
There were no oye witnesses. The p0
bodies of the emigrants were found dead tra
at the tank and a number ot Indians no
were seen taking to the hills near here. vi<
Au uprising is feared. Indian Agent If
Fisher waa telegraphed for and came up de
on a special train. Business is auspended wc
and the citizens are up in arms. About in
one hundred armed and mounted men Coi
have left tbe city to demand the sur- tra
reuder of the guilty parties. Should the Wa
Indians refuse, trouble is sure to follow jnj
is the poase are determined men. The git
Uoveruoraud Adjutant General have
[wen telegraphed to in regard to the Co
i flair. cef
Polsoued by Creivin Paffr.
Ciiattanoooa, Txnn., April 13.?An a
jpidemicot poitoniag cases occurred in mi
;his city yesterday, fourteen victims idl
liaving bo far been reported, although lio
aone of them have been fatal. The J1?
;auae was cream pufln bought from a lai
confectionery store. Tbe medium ia
thought be arsenic, which in some unexplained
way became mixed with the Th
ingredients of tba ahi-Ufl o( tbe pufla. 80
far nothing positive is known, but an in- ]
restigation is being made.
. > ?
Terrible Work of Murderous Bobber*. ex
Lancastkk, Pa., April 18 ?A terrible En
nurder occurred in Cecil county, Md , tht
lear the I/iooaster county line, early da
his morning. Granville Kicharda and r
wife were awakened by the presence of "
wo men in their room. On Mrs. Rich- ?b
irde arising she waa shot in the neck,
ind when Richards went to her rescue
ie wae shot twice in the stomach. Both iB'
will die. The murderers escaped. Mr. J?'
tiicbards ia connected with the custom yi{
louse in Baltimore.
Killed by Ills Cou.ln. wa
Winnamack, Ind., April 13.?In Stark ^
:ounty, a few miles from here, Fred jjjj
Jmith, 14 years of age, waa Bhot dead Fr
jy his cousin, Atnil Smith, 10 years of da
ige. Young Smith and hid brother foi
were out sawing wood when Amil, who an
had been bunting, approached them. In ooi
i playful manner the hunter said to mc
Fred that he would kill him and with- sai
mt further ceremony pulled the trig- th<
zer, killing him instantly. Fr
? > foi
llloody Fight la Michigan- mi
Mjusiuix, Mich., April 13.?Last wi
light a bloody fl^bt took place between
[ohn and Mike Brogan and Pat Oonden,
it tbe reaidence of John Brogtn, three pi,
nilcs west of here, Olnbs and chaira Yii
.<. 1. Mnml XfllrA Dmnin mkn (a n 1 mnot
ItCiO UDUUe _ 1UIKU UIVK4UI nuu 10 uiuivot U(]
>lind, disappeared during the fight and gal
vas found some distance from the house. fol
Ue was badly UBed up. frc
? Fr
The KnnilM lelaiid Itlotrm Respited. ait
Baltimore, Mi)., April 13.?The three Th
Kavassa Island rioters, under aentenoe g'
>I death here, have beon granted a re- ??
mite by President Harrison from May pri
StoJune 13, in order to give time to
ixamiue the papers in the matter o( the
ipplicatioc for a commutation of the
leath sentence to imprisonment for life.
)r. Brlffga Named for the Genera! Asietn. '
hlr. thl
Nkw York, April 13.?The spring bit
neeting of tho New York .Presbytery tea
ook place here to day. Rev. G. L. itic
Shearer was chosen Moderator aud Rev. for
Jriggs, of the Tbeoloitical Seminary, was pn,
loimnated as one of the representatives pr<
if the body to the General Assembly at Blll
Detroit next month. The nominations j
till be acted on to-morrow. thi
A resolution was adopted that the ad- or(
irtss ol Rev. Charles A. Brlgus, on the r;?
iccaslon ol hie inauguration as incum- mc
icnt to the chair ol Biblical Theology in '
he Union Theological Seminary, be in- ][CI
reBtigated, as it hsa been n cause of com- a ;
ilaiut from four presbyteries.
The following were appointed on the ba'
ioinmitteo: Revs. Sr. George Birch, (hi
.atupe, VanDyke, Forbes and Mc- thi
[llvaino and Elders J. P. Stephenson the
md W. Edwards.
? pla
:inclnn?tl "Com Gas " Director* Eltcletl. an
Cincinnati, 0., April 18 ?The annual
nesting of the stockholders of the Com
ncrcial Gazdtt was held this afternoon Pn
ritb Mr. Anderson in the chair. The
otal stock is ten thonaand shares. Of 1
hese 0,122 were cast for the following Tri
lirectors; Richard Bmitb, James M. to t
Jlenn, Thornton M. Hinklr, Marshall ...
Jalstead and Albort Halatead. The vote
vas unanimous. This disposrs of the *'1
umor that has been circulated as to the Th
>robable change in the management of Ac
he paper, aa the board remalna the tic
lame as last year except that Mr. Mnrat j
tlalstead having removed to Dew York, tri:
lit aon, Albert, took bis place on the art
ward. crc
re i
PttUburgh OiU More Saloons. pn
Pitthburuh, April 13.?The liqnor en
dement ia celebrating to-night In *'
i subdued way. Pittsburgh re- m<
:eived 331 licenses agalnat 310 lut
r?r, while Allegheny, the near second ]
:lass city, has been cut down from 135 be
;o 120 Muy prominent men have been ,.
;nt off the Hat, notably Johnnie Stfoap,
Lhe iockey siloonlst, who has a palace ul
Jllea with race couroo apecimena o{ art ?e
-? ? ?? ? V'
A Bat* laTMtmaot iDl
la one which la guaranteed to brineyon !"
satisfactory results, or in case of failure *
a return oKpurchase price. On thia safe IjT
plan you con buy from our advertised
druggists a bottle of Dr. King's New Die- trl
covery for Consumption. Itisguaran- <v
leed to bring relief Ip every case, when llp
used for any affection of tlirpat, lungs or v,
cliest, suchasconsumptinp, inflammation .J,,
of longs, bronchitis, asthma, whooping
Dough, croup, etc., etc. It Is plessant
and agreeable to taste, perfectly sale,
nd can always be depended upon. '
Trial bottles free at Logan Drug Cc.'i
drug store, 1 on
m fijRMPi
'remier Rudini Interviewed
the Triple Allia'.c?. i
'III Bo Sure to Brlnu uj> Intrlc
QueatlonSr*Ttio l'Vi'Dcli-Cierman
Itelat lons-lJencrul
Fnri'lgn .\>W?.
Rous, April 13.?Premier di Kadi
an interview to-day in regard to I
Jple Alliance or Dreibuod, held tl
e renowal ol the Alliance was of e
idary importance aa compared witl
nstant agreement with England,
any occasions, ?aid the Premier, I
ilicy ol the Dreibund harmonized p
ctly with British ideas, yet Lord Sal
iry, for special reasons, had never i
ired to the Dreibnnd treaty. Ital
uewal of her contract with the A
ice depended on the general sitnati
Europe, wuicu was now cuudki
cry day. It was difficult to imagi
at England and Italy would rami
issive while war waa being waged
Mela and France against Germany a
ustria, even it the Dreibund did i
Italy mlgbt find it entirely to her
rest to range herself on the aide
'eat Britain ahould Kuaaia refrain fri
lerfering in the affairs of the ott
were, thus securing the absolute n<
llity of Great Britain. Italy wot
t act except under contingenciea p
led for in the Dreibund conventu
Austria attacked Itassla, or Oerma
clared war with Frauce, their acti
luld not imply that Italy was to jc
the movement. By the terms of t
otract she was entitled to act as a ni
il nation and to remain so. The ci
is diUerent if any one of the contra
; powers WJ8 made tho object of
Premier di fiudini declared he v
nvinced tbat France, ilcspite ber <
ipi vi' armaments, would never alo
ige a war of aggression while t
eibund continued to act as the sa
ard of Europe. In view of the previ
; temper in France, it was perfeci
d to discuss the question of a disaol
n of the Dreibund. Neither Aust:
r Germany dreamt of making an
:k. {
at Appears to tin III? funeral Impressl
In Herman*.
Lokdom, April 13?A Paris dispat
;s that the Ffench naval authoriti
press themselves as muoh amused
nperor William's proposition that
3 next war the German fleet shoe
stroy the enemy by one great coup.
The French are confident of boi
le to maintain their maritimesuperii
to the Germans, whatever may
3 case on land, and a leading admii
credited with the remark tbat ve
v of Germany's vessels would survl
g coup?that it would be anotb
sea, and with more disastrous com
ences to Germany than that batl
is to Italy.
[n other qnarters the Emperor's i
irks are accepted as indicating a i
rpose to provoke a conflict wi
ance and RusHa, and at no disti
to. Themanufacture of arma in Fran
' the Russian army is being hastens
d the Russian forces will soon
mpletely equipped with the m(
idern weapons of destruction. It
d that the Czir's gratification wi
b promptitude and perfection of t
encb manufacture of repeating rid
the Russian army w?s one of I
Hires lor decorating t'resiaent uarn
th tbe order of At. Andrew.
The report tbat Emperor William 1
,en up his hunting programme, whi
d been fully determined upon, ai
icefl and dates arranged, in order
sit tbe fortresses of Alsace-Lorraine,
t regarded as a sign of peace. It
id tbat the Emperor desirea to inspi
r himself the condition of German;
intier defences in the direction
ance, and tbat later be will maki
nilar tour on the Russian frontii
leru ia no disguising the fact tbat t
uost universal impression prevails
irmany lhat war is near at band, a
official assurances can remove tbe i
fated to Dl?per?e?OliurgAd Upon
Polio* and Milltarjr?Many Injured.
London, April 13.?Ten thousand
: striking weavers at Bradford asse
id there to-day for tbe purpose of pi
ting against the action of the autlii
a in forbidding the meeting arrang
yesterday. Tbe police tried to d
rae the gathering, but repeated charg
>ved futile. Matters finally assuin
:h shape that the authorities deti
ned to take decisive action, and afl
strikers had for the last time b?
I (-red to disperse and had refused, t
t act was read and the military su
rhe soldiers joined farces with tbe [
> and a combined obarge was ma<
Qerce struggle ensued but the strike
re compelled to retreat b-tfore t
j-onetn and batons. The police us
sir batons very freely, and many
> strikers were injured. Several
i police were also hurt during t
bt. The authorities succeeded
icing seven of the ring leaders und
jpole to b* at l!hl?cn, but Want t
McKtnlejr HIM.Mutinied.
/iknna, April 13.?The Arts ai
ides Association's report in respon
tbe United States Government's im
ion asking Austria to be represent
Chicago in 1803, was handed in to-da
e report emphasizes the desire of t
istrian manufacturers to actively pi
ipate in the Columbian Exhibition.
It insists that tbe Government of A:
.Hnmrarv thai] officially minnnrt t
iata and manufacturers in nrovidinf
iditmble representation. Finally t
jort uka (he Atiatrinn Government
t pressure on the United States Gc
iment with the view of removing,
leaat modifying the McKinley ui
wan re.
A London 8ocUU ttanaatlon.
London, April 13.?a aenaation t
en canaed in aocial clrclea by the fi
it*warrant baa been iaaned for t
est of Captain Edmund Hope Vi
y, M. P. for North Buckmghamahi
iptain Yerney ia charged with proci
I a girl for immonl pnrpoaea 1
tnmn. The offenae waa commit!
a man named Wilaon, and the li
meof IruUi, of this city, diicover
at Wilaon was Captain Verney. 1
a leading coanty magnate; a mat
it? and a member of the l,onu
mnty Council. It ia believed ho 1
arJ of the warrant and escaped frc
igland, and he la now In hiding
s Continent.
DlipttMlnv Ktluf lo Irlah I ilea.
Dublin, April 13.?The tonr of La
itland, and party on Friday took thi
t of the reach of the telegraph, 8ta
I lng from Deradda they traversed bleak
i .country to Oahnel and Carna. At both
J' places the party received a warm welcome
and addresses were presented to
them. Alter inquiring about tha proon
ureas of relief works and visiting local
industries, schools, etc.. the party took
Inncheon with Father Flannery. Thence
the pirty went to Kilenin, where they
TY boarded the Government transport,
II Hawk, there being no hotel in the place.
On Saturday they cruiied about the
ai? islands visiting three of the largest.
Large crowds, mostly women, swaited
their arrival. There was every token of
gratitude and rejoicing and many prayers
were murmured in the native tongue.
The party were escorted by priests, who
showed the various relief works. They
ni were followed over the whole tonr of the
the 's^an(^s by many peaaanta.
bat England'* Outlary Trad* eat bj lb* HeKtn.
? SiiiprtiLD, .April 13?The employes
On of Westenholm's cutlery works have
.he struck sgainst a reduction of five per
er- cent, in wages. The reduction isdae to
lis- the loss of American trade in coneeid
qaeoce of the operation of the nrw
v'a American tariO law. This Is regarded
lit- as a test case for the whole trade.
ng 110JM FOR All ED I'tUPLB.
iin A To or ot In specUon over the New IoitUo*
by tlon cast of the City.
nd A renorter of thn InTeM.in?vn?n um.
lot terday afternoon paid a visit to tbe Old
in_ People's Home, two miles out- tbe
?( National Road, and was shown through
)m the bailiiiug and over the grounds by
?'r Mr. William G. Krelger. Those who
|Pj were familiar with the interior of the
home when it waa known aa the Mt.
? Belleview Hotel wonld scarcely recog'
' nlae It now, so great is tbe change. Sev
" J eral rooms have been cnt up, otherahave
been enlarged. At the rear of the build,
? log is a fine foot walk surrounded by a
" new stone wall twelve feet high, thus
making a walk all aroand the building.
"! Several windows have been put in the
rear, which furnished more light and
gives to the Interior a very cheerful
[i? Plverv room his been pspered and
n " painted, and all now waited for la the
?" arrival of furniture and carpets. TwontyJ
one of the rooms will be used ss bed
[,1 rooms, and all are supplied with hot and
J!' cold water. Bath rooms and water
Iclosets are on every floor.
r;K A handsome tile floor has been laid in
"f the dining room, and a cement floor in
the kitchen. A new steel rau^e has
been received and placed In position.
On the bill top, directly above, are
two large cisterns, with a capacity to
on bold one hundred thousand gallons ol
water each. At the loot ol the hill, back
ch of these cisterns, a water works is being
built. A large hole has been dug in the
68 creek at this point to insure a reasonable
at supply of water at all times, and the
in works will pump water to the cisterns.
.1,1 I'ipes will be laid to Leatherwood,
Pleasant Valley and "The Elms," thus
giving those living in those snburbs a
ng good supply of water.
sr. Tbe remodeling of tbe bouse was done
be under tbe superintendence of Mr.
ral Krelger, and reflects great credit upon
ry him. He will plant flowers and shrnb'
ve ery in the grounds around the building
ier as soon as the weather permits,
w- ??
re. A i'amiijWaula GoopU Kinds the Police
au<l are Married,
th Yesterday evening a young man, givmt
ing the name of Neal Quinn, stepped
into Police headquarters and asked Lieuby
tenant Frohme if there hadn't come a
?t dispatch from Braddock, Pa., asking the
is police to prevent his marriage with a
P Miss Quirk.
"Yes," said Lieutenant Frohme, "and
,7? we've been looking all over town for
of y?a"
"Well," replied the young man, smiling,
"yon needn't look any longer. I'm
t1 married. As soon ua our train got into
JJJ, town, I took my girl over to Bridgeport,
"J* skipped out to tit, Olainvllle and got
P spliced. My wife's only nineteen, ana I
jI knew that, as she was notoi age under
West Virginia's Irws, I couldn't got a
license hero. Say, you'll have to be
slicker than that when you want to stop
?* a marriage. Ta-ta, old boy 1 Gome and
~ see me, when you come to Braddock,"
J*' and the happy bridegroom departed.
9? Quinn said he was a barkeeper for old
^ man Quirk, at Braddock.
m' "Jim 0)11X11' FAllt."
A Fine Performance of a Famous Play at
the Opera Hoaaa.
t>y Neill Burgess's famous play, "The
County Fair," was given at the Opera
?' House last evening for the first time in
Wheeling. The piece is in the first place
r0* a fairly interesting drama. Next, it is
3r* given with beautiful special scenery and
e(* mechanical effects which would rodeem
is* a bad play. Add to this that it is acted
;es by a competent and talented company,
ed and it will be seen that it is deserving
er- of the fame and success it has won.
?r The presence of the horses on the
en stage, and the ingenious contrivance by
he which a race course is very satisfactorily
m* represented are of course the features.
The story hinges on this event, and is
)0* well told.
le. Mr. Benton as Otia Tucktr, Mr. Ferris
rs as Tim and Mr. Bhaw as the 'rascally
ho Constable all showed talent as character
ed actors. Miss Allyn took the part oi
of Abigail Prue, created by Mr. Burgess,
of very satisfactorily. Miss Dolly Kline as
he Taggs did a delightful part in a delightful
in way, and Miss Warren as Sa'ly was
ler pleasing and capable. The quartette
and other special features added much
to the pleasure of the performance, which
will be given again this evening.
1,6 A Great Attraction.
Long before 8 o'clock last night the
Q" Grand was crowded to the doors to see
se Williams & Orr's Meteors. The show
A. met with a perfect ovation from the rise
~ ?i.? t.11 t? ?
?J LU UIB mil Ul HID tUtUIIUf IV lift] uniu o
long timo since a performance of such
'.v- excellence bu bean seen in tbia city,
be The company appears again this eveoir.
ing, and gives a matinees lor ladies and
oliTldren to-morrow afternoon. The
is- Meteors gire a refined and drat clues
he performance throughout, and goad busi
a mesa ia assured at every performance.
t,e Seats at Weir's.
to - - 1
iy. Iron Worktri' KocrpUon.
or A reception will be given this evening
at the Young Men's Obristian Aseocia*
tlon building to the iron and steel
workers of the oily. An entertainment
las will.be given in tbe ball at elgbto'clock,
ut and after that an hoar will be spent in
h social enjoyment. The following persona
will take part ia tbe programme:
Recitations by Mr. Frank Henniv. Mlta
re. Jennie Reich and Hias Louisa Norton;
Jr" solos by Dr. John McGlure and Mr.
*' Harry Bweeney; duetts by Misses Lizzie
?1 and Annie Meyer and Misaes Annie
* ' Carson and Theresa Phillips j inatrn,e.a
mental trio by Mitaes Fannie and B?'.le
bepca Rhodes and Miss Lena Meyer. All
men engaged In the iron Industries are
00 invited to attend the reception to-night.
IM The trade receptions given by tbe
'm Young Men's Christian Association have
00 been very anccesefnl and pleaaantaffairs.
Pnvsicuxi all over the country are
j. Mipg "-Ouv* Blossom" in their practice
" with the beat results. The high stand>m
Ing of tbe manufacturer, Dr. France, it
it- sufficient guarantee of its metf t.
C1M.HU mm
Ha Declares Himself to be a
Partisan Democrat.
Not In Lino with (ho llccord of
the Democratic Party?Somn
Empty Words That Will Not
Cure tlio Sore Hpotw.
Nkw Yobk, April 13.?The Governor!
of the Democratic Club of this city give
dinner at the club house to-night, in
commemoration of Thomas Jefferson's
birthday. J. H. V. Arnold preside**.
He waa flanked by ex-President Cleveland
and Governor Abbott, of Mew Jeri
sey. Many prominent local -Democrat*
wore present.
Ex-President Cleveland was the oblei
speaker, and in part said: "If a psrtistn
is correctly defined as one who Is violent
ty una passionately devoted to a parly
or interest, I must plead guilty to tbo
charge of being a Democratic partisan, so
long as the Democracy is true to its
creed and traditions.
"No man'ever believed more implicitly
in the political instruction of the people
than the great founder oi our party, and
the first triumph of Democratic principles,
under his leadership, was distinctly
the result of a campaign of education.
"It seema to mo that this is peculiarly
a time when the Democratic party
should be mindful of its relations to the
country, of it* responsibilities as tb?
Suardian of sacred principles and of its
uty to a confiding people. Iu thu rtjolclng
which success permits, let us remember
that the mission of ourpaity
is continued warfare. We cannot accomplish
what we promise to the peop e
if we allow ourselves to be diverted frcm
the perils which are still in our way."
81ng? Qta DcmoffuBlo 8hhb liefbro a Bunion
Boston, April 13.?Tiio Jefferson dinner
of the Voting Men's Democratic
Club, of Massachusetts, was held thin
evening, over 200 Democrats from >11
sections of the state bjing in attendance.
Congressman McMillan made the principal
speech of the evening, lie devoted
the greater part of his remarks to
the arraignment oi the last Congress,
laying great stress on its lavish expenditure
of money, which he characterized
ai profligacy and extravagance. 11a
sharply criticiaed Speaker Itjed'a ruling^
and criticised the MclCinley bill
New Move lo Conuocttcul'a Muddle.
New Haven, Conn., April 13.?An
important move in the political contest
between the Democrats and Republicans
of this State will probably bo made before
Judge Prentice, ia the Superior
Court, in the shape of <7110 warranto proceedings.
Two cages are expected, one
by Governor Morris against Governor
Bulkeley, in which the former will demand
to know why he should longer be
kept out of the Gubernatorial chair. The
Beoond case will be that of Dr. Aleop, of
Middletown, the Democratic Lieutenant
Governor, against General Merwin, who
in Republican opinion it) lawfully at
present the Liemenaut Governor of
State. A great deal of intercut centers
in the proposed movement.
The Whlikjr Trust IfiveaUfft&ttuu.
Chicago, April 13.?The Federal
Grand Jury again took up tho investigation
into tho charge that George J.
Gibson, Secretary of the Whisky Trust,
conspired to destroy tho Shufeldi Distillery
with dynamite. Superintendent
Tubba, ol the Western Union Telegraph
Go., was examined no to certain telegrams
which are said to have passod between
Gibson and President Grennhut,
of the Trust, and Government Ganger
Do War.
District Attornoy Gilchrist says that
theBtatute under which an indictment
against Gibsou is sought, is very weak,
aid that it is doubtful whether a con*
viction conld be secured under it, ia
case an indictment was fonnd.
A Ludicrous Operatic Performnnoi*.
Minneapolis, Minn., April 13.?The
effect of thoMcHale anti-tights bill was
seen to-night when the Wilbur Opera
Company produced "The Chimes of
Normandy" in bloomers. There was n
packed house, but the music and libretto
were lost sight of in tho ridiculousness
of the affair.
Wnntod Ilia Wif? Hut Wouldn't Wait.
William 8t )kes, h colored man, appeared
at Police Headquarters yesterday
and said his wife had rub aw.iy from
him. The po'ice finally found her, but
when they looked for Stokes he had
vanished. It was found that he had
taken the trunk his wife had carried off,
down to the boat and had started for
Bellaire. The woman was turned loooo
and also started for Bellairo.
Delayed by a Wr*rb?
Mail train No. 211 on the Pan-Handle,
due here from Pittsburgh at 9:20 p. m.,
had not arrived at midnight. Word wa
received stating that tha train was hold
back hy u big wreck a short distance
out of Pittsburgh. It was not nm.'e
known whether it was a passenger cr
freight train, but it must havo been
rather extensive, for it covered two
parallel tracks.
Itl&lott'M L?n( Memory fur Fncra,
PHUhargh Dltpalcft.
Dariuu oavot his vie its In Uie citv Mr.
Blaine (topped at the Aoduwin. Zach
Male* is the aj<ed colored ninn whu at.
tends to the ladies' entrance. When the
the secretary earn* in the old man waa
there t) nee him with a gratified BinilH
on hisfaee. "iiow are you, Mr. Blaine 7"
he Mid.
"And how are you Zicb ? " the s'.atcrman
Poor old Z?ch was dumbfounded, llo
expccted no ench munition and grei ting.
"Why,Mr.Blainp," he replied nervomly/'Lwould
know you if I had neveVver n
yon from your pictures, but bow did
you know my name waa Zach ? "
"Well, that's easy," said Mr. BUfnr,
laughing. "Don't you remember, Z?cb,
when 1 went to school at the Washington
and Jefferson college fifty yearsago?
I lived wit i my uncle aud you worked
for him. 1 have uotfleen you for year a
since, but forget your namj and face,
Zich, I never could."
Merit Win*.
Wo desire to Bay t'j our citizens, that
for years wo have been selling Dr. King's
New Discovery for Consumption, Dr.
King's New Life Pills, Hucklen's A mi erf
Salve and Klectrie Bitters, und have
never handled remedies that sell as well,
or that have givon such universal satinfaction.
We do not hesitate to guarantee
them every time, and we stand ready
to refund the purchase price, if satiafaetory
results do not follow their use.
^Uese remedies have won their grunt,
popularity purely ou their merit*.
Lo/an Drug Co., druggists. I

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