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Gathering at Dotroit for the Twenty-flftli
Tin* .Vest IMnco of Meeting Creates a
Groat Deal of Feeling?Washington
nii(l Lincoln Fighting for tho Honor.
Xpkro Post** In Louisiana and MisThreaten
to Disrupt the Organization
in tlmt Departmcnt?Tho
Parade To-day.
Iwhoit, Jficu., Aug. 3.?Tho twentySilii
annual encampment of tlio Grand
Army of the Itupublic will formally open
in this city at 10:30 o'clock to-morrow
uinruing. At that hour Coinniander-int'hicf
Vwuy wilt take a placo at tho
luaJ of the lino of march, and after an
lijura parade will review the 40,000 or
veterans as they pass beforo the
mj'.'iiilk'cnt reviewing stand on Woodward
To-day haj been tho reception day of
the encampment It has boon tho
initial day devoted by tho citizens of
Jvtroil to llio pleasant duty of waiting
u| i. the various bodies of the defenders |
ifllio Union as they rapidly arrive
frnn sill parts ol tno united country, i
There is a coinuiitteo of ropresontativo
citizens whose duty is to come into immediate
contact with tbo men aud (
women, tho old soldiers and the ladies I
of the Womans Relief Corps, and give
them all a welcome to tho city aud oa- '
cor: tlaeni to their headquarters.
It to estimated that thore are 80,000
Tiiitors in the oity to-night, and as tomorrow
is the day of the grand parado
ami review, it is believed tho multitude
ofstrangors will then aggrogato 200,000
or more.
business is practically suspended,
ami tho tramp ol tho G. A. R. and tho
inspiring nnioic of hands are heard on
every hand. General William Ct.
Veazey, of Vermont, Commander-inChief
of tho G. A. R., arrived this
morning, and his headquarters at tho
Cadillac have been the mecca of gray
haired and grizzlod men throughout
tho forenoon. General Veazov was ac
eotupaniou Dv 31188 Liara uanon, iiic
famous founaer of tho White Cross.
Son tjirv of War Proctor was also one
uf tin- party with Quartermaster Genoral
John Taylor,of Philadelphia, and
Assistant Adjutant Emery, of Waahinpton.
Secretary of War Proctor, of \ ermont,
arrived this morning, accompanied by
Quartor-Maiter General Batchelor, who
is a New Hampshire man. The secretary
will bo a guest of General Alger
during his stay in the city. Secretary
of the Treasury Foster will arrive later.
There is strong rivalry in the race for
tlic position of Commander-in-Chief of
th.' Grand Army of tho Republic, but
thus far it haa been in the nature of
II.. nnrl ia mnrlcAn hv
strife or acrimony. 'The moat nromfnont
candidates Are A. 0. Woi&ert,
Milwaukee, Wis.; Col. W.R. Smedburg,
.Sin Francisco; Brevet Brigader Goneral
Samuel II. Hurat, of Chillicothe, Ohio;
Col. C. 1\ Lincoln, Michigan; Gen. II.
A. llarnum, New York City; Gen. John
l'altncr, Albany, ond Gon. Ira M.
Hedges, of Huverstraw. N. Y.
Weisertwas a promlnont candidate
for tho position a year ago, and withdrew
in favor of Gen. Veazey. lie M ill
probably pet tho support of Gen. Veazey'e
friends, uhd is a strong candidato.
The liplit for the location of tho next
encampment is a peculiar one. The
city named after "The Father of His
CmiTiin' " umHi fhft I'lh' I'hrlRtiinpd in
honor of the later "Savior of Ilia Country,"
un<l the rivalry is sharp between
Washington nnd Lincoln. Tno capital
of the Nation has many influential
, friends on tho ground, but the energetic
little city of Nebraska has entered the
light with a Western vim and hilarity
which is winning many friends. Still
it is no injustice to Lincoln, but rather
a justifiable statement of facts, to say
that from present indications Washingtun
is in the lead. \
11. 31. ltuphncli, of the Lincoln delegation,
savs that Lincoln is the centre
of a vast territory in which reside 300,000
veterans, all of whom would prefer
1 itli'nlli 11. W'fialiinntnn r>r Anv
city. The city can accommodato 103.000
People. The gentlemen arguo that
Lincoln should have it next year on the
ground that tho encampment has met
wont of tho Mississippi but twice.
The udvantage of Washington is principally
due to tho oflorts which Secretary
l'roctor, ex-Pension Commissioner
Tanner and many other Fedoral officeholders
are exerting in behalf of the
Nation's capital, ^braska points to
tins influence as improper, and maintains
that if the encampment goes to
Washington next year, tho presidential
election year, it will bo charged by
many that it is to be manipulated for
politcal purposes.
This statement the Washington delegation
deride as they cite many reasons
111 flll'nr nn nnnnmnmnnt nt tlm nn>
tion'h capltol. " i>r. Seymour Bullock, of
Mobile, department commander, of
AUbuma, ig at tho head of a small
l>ut nergetic delegation of veterans
from the Iron Stato prepared to make a
ticlit to have the next national encampment
at Mobile.
Xo arrivals at the Central dopot
created more excitement to-day than
the Georgia and Florida departments.
There wore 150 in tho latter delegation,
and nearly all were bedecked in hats ol
not only curious construction,but tnadc
of natural sea weed. Thoy were In
chntge of Department Compandor
"elch, of Wclchtown, Florida. Thoy
left Tampa on Thursday evening in
trains tilled up by A. H. Terry Post and
the citizens ot Tampa, and one car wai
tulod with th? products of Florida, from
a live crocodile ten feet in length to t
uutich of sea weed. Thoy had water
melons in great profusion! banana treoi
in blossom, olive and orango trees, sea
<w?an<i any quantity of Florida's new
product, phosphate, which promise! tc
eclipse the orann? as a fortune makei
lor i-itiroiii ol Florida.
The m*o drum corps, the Geono TV.
;0"J Zouave corps, of Denver, and the
Icadvillo Zouave corps, of Leadvllle,
are botli good organisations.
. 1-x-l'residentB.B.Hayes,commander
in-chief of the military ordor of th<
{f.vil 1-cgion, arrived from Ohio to-day
{If was met by a local delegation of thi
J oval I^jion and escorted to the homi
if Colonel Ilccker. Commander Hayei
?? tendered a reception at Colone
llecker's residence this evening and all
mombers of tho Loyal Legion paid hi in
their respects. .
About seventy ladios belonging to tho
Potomac Relief Corps arrived on tho
train which brought the Washington
party. Gorornor race, of'Vermont, and
a number of his staff are in tho city, and
Governor Thayor of Nebraska, ConDMummi
Anderson, of Iowa, Ex-Con
grvismau AmaUs, of South Carolina,
and A. P. Davis, of Pittsburgh, founder
of tho Order of Veterans, are alio among
tho recent arrivals. The New York
delegation 2,000 strong arrived late this
A $700 diamond badeo was presented
to General Alger to-night by his admirers
of tho G. A. R.
Tho department of Louisiana and
Mississippi will revivo the "color^
light in tho encampmont. Ohnrles K
t'ink, Assistant Quartermaster General
of this department, said to-day: "We
have conio up to this encampment to
make a light on tho color line. AVe object
to colored members of tho Grand
Army of the Republic and want them
formed into a senarato organisation. It
is nil right licro lu the North where
you have only a few colored veterans,
but do you Know that in the South
there is any quantity of colored members
of tho Grand Army of tho Hepubllc
who aro not thirty yeors bid? Thoy
aivarm in our posts and a white man
lias no show, we will not asuociato
with them, and if the present convention
does not do something to roliovo
i Southorn posts of this growing trouble
then whlto G. A. R. veterans will withdraw."
Commander-in-Chief Voozov to-night
declined to discuss tho "color*' disputo,
and was disposed to minimize tho importance
of tho question in controversy.
Of the 0. A. It. Are Maklug Troublo in
the I^oiilslnnn and 3Iiiitia*lppl Dopurt*
lucnt? How the Trouble Originated.
Chicago, Aug. 3.?Among the delegations
to tho Grand Army of tho Hepublic
national encampment at Detroit
whicli arrived in this city yesterday
was that of tho Department of Ixmigiana
and Mississippi. Comrado A. S. Graham
and othors of the delegation say in published
interviews that thov are going to
tn in n kc nn issue of the exclusion
of negroes from tiio Grand Army ranks,
and tliey deelaro that, unless these demands
art* acceded to, they will withdraw
from the organization.
They say they expect to have opposition
irom northern posts. Mr.
Graham gives tho origin of tho trouble
as follows: "The Grand Army posts of
Louisiana and Mississippi ha/e always
refused to grant charters for negro posts
on tlio ground that tho Grand Army of
the Republic, as a social organisation,
had the power to limit tho membership
to those who aro agreeable in a social
way. This policy was pursued until
about tho time of the death of Jefferson
Davis. At that time Jacob Gray, tho
officer commanding the Department of
Louisiana and Mississippi, was called
ui)ou in ins oinciai capacity uy ino
Mayor and n number of prominent citizens
of Sew Orleans to express himself
in regard to the funeral and official' ceremonies.
He roplied by pledging tho
grand army to aselet in the ceremonies
over tho remains of the ox-Confederato
"This act,not being in accordance with
rules and regulations of tho department,
it refused to tako any part in tho affair.
Gray, angered at tho refusal of his command
to obey his ordors to turn out ,at
Jeff Davis' funeral, said he would make
it do what was more distasteful, namely:
to march behind negro posts, which he
proposed to organize, in pursuance of
tnis threat he granted charters to nine
nejiro posts and mustered in 800 men.
This being an official act of the department
commander, these negroes arc
now members of the G. A. Jt, but the
comrades of tho departments of Louisiana
and Mississippi have refused to recognize
these posts, claiming they were
irregularly organized. The matter was
referred to the national commander and
he appointed a committee of two, coin
poscu oi uenurai uurai. uuu uuugc
Austin, to investigate tho condition of
"Those gentlemen hare made their
investigation and havo prepared a report
against the loyalty ot the organisation
of tho negro 1)08ts. If they aro
found to bo all fight they will bo admitted
in a separate and independent
department, believing, as they do, that
a mixed department cannot exist in tho
department of Louisiana and Mississippi
to the best interests of tho Grand
Army of tho Republic."
The Dntcli Carry Holland and the New
Constitution Goes with the Pot.
Lomsvili.b, Kv, Aug. 3.?With a
quiet election Kentucky has to-<lay
elected n full Stnto ticket, adopted a
. constitution nnd chosen a legislature to
cnforco it. The State officers elected
arc: Governor, John Young lirown,
of Henderson; Lieutenant Governor,
M. 0. Alford, of Lexington; Attorney
General, W. J. Ilendrlck, of
Flenungsburg; an auditor, Trcasuacr,
Superintendent of I'liblic Instruction,
Register of the Land OfHco and Clerk of
the Court of Appeals/ All are Democrats
and go in by majorities ranging
from 20,000 to 40,000. The Republican
party has in - Atwood,
of Mount Sterling, not so
aggressive and popular a candidate as
Bradley was four years ago, and the
Democratic majority will prohably show
an increase. Keturns arc now in, however,
from only fifty out of 110 counties
and returns are not full from these.
Tho new constitution has carriod with
i a sweop and the majority is placed at
' anything from fifty to ono hundred
1 thousand. It has not lost in a single
i county, and in some eases the voto in
i its favor has been practically unanii
mons. Tho People's Party has polled
i only about 20,000 votes. Theso
i have come mostly from the
Republican party and from the
i cities. In several instances where the
, Allianco has mado legislative nomlna'
tions It has won. This is truo at Owonsi
boro, where Peek and Rorkhold, tho
r Allianco nominees, have both been elected
by 2W to 500 majority.
In joint session tno Legislature will
i stand as follows: Farmers and For,
racr Democrats, "3: straight Democrats,
SO; Kepubllcnns, 16.
j Murdered and Bobbed.
Amcaksas Citt, Kas., Aug. 3.?Jacks
son Donuelly, a wealthy farmer llvinc
! Ave miles oast of this city, and his wife
i wore found murdered at noon to-day.
1 J,.Tho supposed motive was robbery.
Tho Gontleman who Sends the Children
of His Fancy Broadcast.
Muot be the Parkcralmrg Romancer.
No Ono Else Could Imagine Such
Hot, nnd No Ono Else Would Have
tho Brass to Follow Up with a Second
and Worse Story--IIow "Twos
Received in Europe?His Future
Special Dispatch to the InUltbjcnccr.
IIuxtington, W. Va., Aug. 3. ?If
tho re is a futuro reward for the corresdondont
liar, tho ono at Catlettsburg'
Ky., is sure to get in on tho ground
iloor. There is no truth whatever* in
tho reports sent out from Catlettsburg
of a Bruinfleld family being killed ou
Buffalo creek, Wayne county.
No one has been killed, but there has
been some trouble over there. Caw
Brumfield lives along tho line of the
Norfolk Western railroad, now building
through that country. Many dagos,
are employed on tho road and they had
been stealing provisions from" Mr.
Urumfiold. Some days ago ho efepied a
man coming from hia corn crib and ho
-- i?J...1 u:.,i
snoi mm who a gun iuuul-u mm uuu
shot. The man, an Italian, was not
seriously hurt, but the occurrence en?tendered
bad feeling, and llrumfleld
ms been-repeatedly threatened by the
dagos, but these threats have never
been carried into execution. Bruinflcld,
however, daily fears trouble,
I though the railroad' officials have assured
hlin that none will ensuo.
Not taking into consideration the fakinglntheCutluUsburgdlsputchcs
the affair, there are in them incontrovertible
inconsistencies, Tho report
says that Brumdeld's wife and
seven children were killed. Tho truth
is, ho has been a widower for nine
months past and only has two children.
The Ailnrliarr and Ilrrald, the daily
papers of this city, both denounced the
reports In strong terms in their Issue of
Hint the llotnniicur I? Abrornl In tlie Lnmi
of CntlettBhurff?Tho Mali Carrier Who
Panned tho IIouno.
Charleston, W. Va., Aug. 3.?Tho
sensational despatches sent out from
Catlettsburg, Ky., about the murder of
the BrumOeld family in Wayno county,
W. Va., by drunken Italians are without
foundation, the facta existing only
in tho imagination of the correspondent.
A special to tho OateUe from a gentleman
in Huntington, whoso voracity is
beyond question, says that tho mail
carrier from Wayno Court House to
Huntington who passed lirumliclii's
house tliis morning says the entire story
is fabrication.
Other parties from the same locality
also say that thoro is no truth in it.
fill. . 1? ?/ *l.i? n?n
AIIU puupiu Ul 11119 C44VI v/?t iuw uwtv
indignant that such absolute falsehoods
have boon given so much publicity.
Tho Unconscionable Munchausen Folloirs
Up Ilia First Story With Full I>e.
tall* Drawn from 11U Infinite Imnglnntlon.
Yesterday's Cincinnati Eixquirrr contains
tho following tolegram undor a
Catlettsburjr, Ky., dato:
"Tho liorriblo murder of the Brumflcld
family, as reported in yesterday's
dispatches, is correct in almost every
detail. An Enquirer reporter visited a
relative of the murdered family this
morning residing on Buffalo creek,
Wayne county, ten miles distant from
here. The family had just returned
from tho Bcenc of the fearful crime
find mpre terribly worked up over the
horrible affair. Said Mr. Brumtield, a
Saturday morning wo hoard of the
killing ana went to tho house, fourteen
miles distant. When 1 arrlvod there
wero several hundred people gathored
at tho house. 1 went in and found the
bodies of B. Brumfiold, his wife and tour
children laid out. From tho neighbors
I learned that several weeks ago Mr.
Brumtleld lost a quantity of wheat by
theft. He watched for tho depredators
several nights, and about two weeks
since discovered a man in his wheat
biif and filled him full of shot.
The thief proved to be an Italian.
After receiving tho wounds, from which
an ordinary man would have died, he
made his way to camp. Tho wounded
111:111 8 inenus weru gieuuj mamuu ui
the shooting and swore vengeance. Mr.
Bruinfield was a man of undoubted
courage, and paid no attention \o the
threats of tho dagos.
As to the actual commission of the
terrible crime it is best told in tho language
of little I.illie llrumtield, the onlv
survivor of tho family. The child fs
very bright for one of its ago, and tells
the details of the horriblo murder in u
straightforward manner. She says:
Papa, mamma and us children were
out in front of tho house talking when
three or four Italians came up from the
railroad camp and asked mamma to sell
'them some milk. Mamma got up from
her chair and went into the liousetogot
tho milk. I went with her, as I am
afraid of Italians. Mamma was ahead
of me, and just as she went out the
kitchen door?tho milk was kept outside
the house on a high shelf?a man hit lici
on the head. I screamed and started tc
go buck, when I saw three or lour 01
the men kitting at papa and brother
Both of them (oil down, and then the
men started after ray three sisters, whe
were screaming all tho titnu.
I got so scared that I hid under the
bed. Aftor they had killod all of thcic
the men came in the house and looked
through all the drawers of the bureau
and took papa's monoy he kept there.
They woro there an awful long timo
but they llnally wont away. After the)
had been gone.a long time I peeped oul
from under tho bed and could not se<
any one. I then went out Into thi
yard and saw iny poor papa and brothci
and sister lying there 011 tho ground. 1
cried a long time, aftor which I wonl
up to Mr. Spuirlock's house and toll
them what bad liapponed, and thci
came down to our house and put then
! all on tho bed. They mado me go tc
i Bleep, and that is all I know nbont It.
when asked if sho couldJdentify ail]
of the men, sho said lbs dm aot know
us it was about dork when they came
to tho house. The little girl is not over
0 or 7 Years of age, and is a remarkably
The bodies of the murdered people
were horribly cashed with knives, and
presented a sickening sight A general
funeral was held this morning at the
neighborhood church, and tho dead
were consigned to their last rosting
place. The funeral was attended by n
largo multitude, who were continually
swearing vengauco against the perpetrators
of tho terrible crimo.
Tho Italians who committed tho
deed are supposed to have (led the
country and gone to Cincinnati, as riat...A.ninn
?n ll/lll * rt f tum tlflfnTA
IllUilV UlUIUIli^, UU uuut <*>' MOV ??< >
daylight, a party of thirty or forty dairon
pasted through thin place, coming
from tho direction of Went Virginia.
No attention was paid to tho matter at
the time, aa tho passing of a body of
Italians is n frequent occurrence. As
soon us Sheriff Spurlock heard of the
murder he summoned a posse of tho
most determined and brave men in
Wayne county and started upon a
search for the'murdererj. Ever}' Italian
camp on the N. & W. railway has
been thoroughly searched, and should
they be fortunate enough to discover
the murderers, a repetition of the terrible
New Orleans affair will be tho result,
with no time given for jury bribery.
Tho population is thoroughly
aroused and determined that blood
shall be the only atonement.
B. lirumfleld, tho murdered man,
was about forty-five years of ojo,
wealthy and stood 'second to none in
tho estimation of tho pooplo of Wayne
county. Ho leaves a host of relatives,
who will oiler a heavy roward for tho
apprehension of his slayers. Tho end
is not yet.
Gets Hlii Story Printed Even in London,
and Creatos Sentiment Among tho Eng>
lisit In Fnvor of America us Against tho
Italian Government.Lo.ndox,
Aug. 3.?Tho Globe this after
noon publishes dispatches detailing the
mur^pr of Mr. and Mrs. Ilrumflcld and
their lire childron in Wayne county,
W. Va., on Friday last hy n crowd of
drunken Italian laborers employed on
tho Norfolk & Western railroad, and in
an editorial commenting ou the crimo
says: "This horriblo outrage will assuredly
hare its full effect between tho
Americans and Italian immigrants.
The swarms of Italians who cross
the Atlantic aro by far the most objectionable
of all the emigrants who go to
America. They appear to have
lost their only visible merit?that of
sobriety. Self defense in some States
where the State protection is exceedingly
elementary, becomes not only a right
but & duty. The murderors in this case
will undoubtedly receive their deserts
from the people of West Virginia, and
it will then l?o seen if Italy will demand
a Federal inquiry with a view to procuring
compensation^ If Italy should
do so the answer that will be made to
her demand will perhaps be shorter
and sharner thaft the one previously
made by tlie United States Govoroqjent
in replv to Italy's demand for compensation
lor tho families of the Italians
lynched at Now Orleans. That country
which cannot deal efficiently with its
own murderers must not obicct to any
sort of law that does the work for it."
CIiIcuko Merchnut* Lomo u Million Dollars
In a Few Hours?A 1XI(C Fire.
Chicago, Aug. 3.?Fire involving a
loss estimated to be at least ono million
dollars broke out at 7:80 o'clock this
morning in the large retail dry goods
and notions .store of Seigel, Coopor &
Co., southeast corner of State and
Adams streots. Tho lire started in tho
oxchunge room on tho first floor and
abroad through tho inflammable stock
with tho greatest rapidity. It was but
a few minutes after the fire alarm was
given till the interior was a mass of
araes. Every available piece of fire
apparatus was called to tho scene! Any
attempt to savo tho building was hopeloss
and the fire department devoted its
efl'orts towards preventing tho flames
from spreading to tho adjoining buildings.
About twenty-fivo employes
wcro in the store at tiie time, but all of
them as far as known managed to
oscape uninjured, except one cash boy,
who fell from tho firo escape, receiving
sovoro injuries. Tho firm carried a
stock of $500,000. Tho loss is believed
to have been fully covered by insurance.
In spite of tho efforts of tho fire department,
the (lames caught in tho rear
of Jaines 11. Walkor'H dry gooas sioro,
just buck of Siegel, Cooper & Co., but
they were soon oxtlnguiBhed. Tho heat
broke the plate gloss in the Leader, another
largo dry goods store, but It was
saved after n nard struggle. Tho losses
are as follows:
Siegel, C'oopor & Co., 8500,000 on stock
and $40,000 on the building; insurance,
$500,000. Tho "Leador, Dembsrg,
tileck ft Ilarner, loss l>v smoko and
water, $100,000, covored oy insurance;
Jninos II. Wnlkor, dry goods, loss by
smoke and water, $50,OOO. A number
of adjoining stores-sustained losses aggregating
$100,000, on which there was
some insurance
An Old Lnmlnmrk Duntroyed by Flro at
,1'nlracr, Matt.
Pauiot, Mass., Aug. 3.?The Weeks
House, on South Main street, an old
landmark well known to travolors, was
discovered on fire at about 2 o'clock
this morning. The florae* spread with
' groat rapidity ana in a ? nun nuic enveloped
tho entire structure, which is a
i th reo-story one of wood. Thoro were
about tliirty-flve guesta and boarders in
, tho liouso and thor had barely tlmo to
escape in their nijrltt clothing.
' Rov. Mr. Williamn, a Congregational
minister, who had been boarding about
month at tho house, was burned to
death. Ills body was found bnrned beyond
recognition, nothing bat the
charred trunk remaining. The guests
: lost all their effects. The loss will bo
about $.10,000. The hotel was insured
for $10,000 and the furniture (or $5,000.
p Fire In a Suburb.
' CnATTAJCOOOA, Tra*., Aug. 3.?Fivt
J stores in Ridgedale, tho largest suburb
r of Chattanooga, and two dwellings have
r himn fnmnlotolv burned. Tho total loas
t will probably 'exceed $20,000. Three:
1 men have been arroeted, charged with
r incondiarism and burglary.
a German Prohibition.
Paris, Aug. 3.-Tfici rale ol the Gau
r loin haa been prohibited by tho Oor
man Authorities in Alaatc-Lorraine.
Entered by the Ohloago, Milwaukee
& St. Paul Road
In Which a Settlement of a Long
Standing Dlflbrcnco is Askod-Some
Surprising Dovclopmonts Are Promised?
Interest in it to the Railroads
' Cuicaqo, Aug. 3.?Tboro was filed in
tlio United, States Circuit Court this
afternoon a suit that may in various
ways oflect every railroad of importance
in tho country.
The suit is a bill in equity Sled by tbr
Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway
Company against tho Pullman Palace
Car Company lor an accounting under
a contract made in 1881!, by which the
Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul road secured
from thirty to forty palaco, dining
and sleeping cars. Tho road charges
that the Pullman Company, under the
contract for maintaining tho cars, made
charges that wero grossly excessive and
fraudulent. An accounting is sought
ana an injunction atjKeu, msbruuiiug mo
Pullman Company (ram prosecuting an
action at law against the road ior$l,000,000.
now pending in court.
lho railroad company agreed to pay
such a proportion of the general cxEenscs
of the car company as tlio nuraor
of cars upon the line boro to the
whole number of cars run by the Pullman
Company on all lines operated by
it, but the bill shown that the charges
according to this agreement were S.'O.dl
on each car for one mouth, and if this
was u pro rata charge, the amount retained
by the Pullman Company from
all tho companies it had contracts with
must have been $1,218,888 per annum.
Itegarding the enormous amounts
paid to porters and conductors the bill
says that there was never any detailed
statement of the wages paid these employes.
Tho cost of manufacturing tho
cars is also gono into and tho bills for
the cost of these cars, it is claimed, are
greatly in cxcess of tho actual cost. It.
Miller, president of the St. Paul road,
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charges nre true to the bestof his knowledge
and belief.
Edwin Walker, counsel for tho road,
said: "This suit will never bo settled
out of court nnd we intend to boo if we
cannot bring this to a proper recognition
of tho rights of our company. The
rullmau Company has never acted
fairly and squarely in the matter of expenses
and we intend that it shall be
compelled to accouut for everything.
The idea of putting in a claim for huuurods
of thousands dollars without particularism);
is preposterous.
Tho Legislature lias sent committee
after committco to investigate the Pullman
Company, but each time the same
old report of everything being absolutely
perfect and right was made. It's
auont time the people nnd tho railroads
of the country know how airairs in the
t*?" ?- ?? /> l>oini# manncAii
I llinmm vguijwuj u'?J '"-'"ft ?o?
und wo propose to find out.
A Quarrel About Their Capacity to Soli
Lemon* Lead* Thoui to right to the
Heath with Knives.
St. Louis, Mo., Aug. 3?Antonio
Jcntles nnd Marento Kielo fought a
duel with knives in East St. Louis today.
Jontlos's body now lies in tho
morgue. Both tho killed and tho
Slayer were Italians. They were
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brotiicrs-m-iaw una uotu nvvu uu x*v. ou
.Morgan street, St Louis. They went to
EoitSt. Louis tills morning each with n
basket of lemons, each being anxious to
outsell tho other.
They met during the courso of tho
day and tho inan wh'oso basket was
nearest ftdl complained to the other
about the injury ho was doing him in a
business way. After a few words tho
men went to a secluded and vacant lot
and there discarded words as weapons
and substituted knlues, tho littlo son of
the dead man, who accoinpaniod his
futher, being the only witness of the
duel. Kiclo escaped.
Six AIou Killed Outright and Another Mortally
Wounded?About mi Old Feud.
New Obijsans, Aug. 3.?Tho Picayune')
Lake Charles special say's: Ycatorday
T aM* Mnnrn it Co.'(i steam road an
altercation between tho mon there employed
took place, in which ten men
wero shot, six of whom were killod at
onco and one mortally wonnded. The
remaining thrco are seriously injured,
but they may recover.
The difficulty took place about twenty
miles from here, and as tho ineuns of
communication was very jpoor wo have
not been able to loam full particulars,
but it is known to bo tho result of an
To Fight Fur 80,000.
San Fbaxcisco, Aug. 8.?A dispatch
printed here says: Fitzsimmons and
Hull have agreed to fight in the California
Athletic club rooms for a purse
of six thousand dollars. President
Fulda, of the California club said this
evening that he has been telegraphing
all day to bring aouui n rnaiuu
anil expected an answer to-night, when
It will do considered at a meeting of the
club directors. The club wantu the
fight for this month.
Fear* of a Lynching llee.
McAbtiiub. Ohio, Aug. 3.?To-nighl
there is a fear of an attack on the jail
hero to lynch Mitchell Wearer and hit
sons Henry and Colby who laat Saturday
killed car inapector Leaman and
wounded station agent Swing at this
place. The sheriff to-day started to
tako tho three to Jackson lor safety but
a great crowd compelled him to coim
back, eo tho preliminary trial wa> held
1 before a magistrate here. The excite
ment here fi intense.
Got Some New Windows*
t Rome, Aug., 3.?Tho stained glow
windows of tho grand staircase of Yati
can, which were smashed at the time o:
tho explosion of gunpowder at Fazn
l'antaleo a few months ago, havo jus
been replaced, l'rince Lulthold, regen
of Bavaria, paid the expenses of the res
toration as a gilt to Pope.
Dying With a Sudd on Illne?t-4Extremo
, Unctlou AdmlnUtcred.
Brussels, Auk. 3.?Tho Queen of tho
| Belgians has been seized with a sudden
illness and is dying. Tho sacrament of
extreme unction has been administered.
! Where Shall It l)o Held?Tho Italian Got*
eminent Straining Every Nerve to Have
It field In the Eternal City.
Bomb, Aug. 3.?"Whoro shall tho next
conclave bo held" is a question which
is now being much discussod in Governmental
circles. Tho Church dignitaries
are intorested observers. This
question, it is uoueveo, win uuuiujiiwk
of the policy both of the Italian GovI
eminent anil the Vatican.
There is good authority for tho statement
that the Italian governmont hug
sent explicit instruction to its representatives
abroad to prevent tliir conclave
from being held away from Kome.
11 dreads above all tilings aforeign Pope
and a conclave away from tho eternal
citv. The account of the situation which
follows reflects tho opinions entertained
in ecclestical circles. All the Italian
governments confidential negotiations
with tho great powers are believed to
bo inspired with this dominating idea
that Italy will respect and safeguard
the liberty of the conclavo, and therefore
no nation should offer its hospitality
to the sacred coHego, should tue
cardinals decide to hold tho conclavo
elsewhere than at Rome.
Italy hopes that hor attitude will
cause the sacred college to abandon all
idea of leaving Rome, or if the idea is
still cherished privately that the design
will not receive outside support.
Tho meeting of tho conclave out of
Rome would not only awaken in Catholic
and independent minds the idea that
tho Holy See was not free at Rome, but
it would also mark a new doparturo in
the part of tho Papacy; tho beginning
of a now era. In any case It would render
tho future an absolute uncertainty.
Perhaps it would bo tho starting point
of transformation of the central government
of tho church.
Harrison Interviewed
CnrUhml Gibbous?Cnheusly Not In It.
Romk, Aug. 3.?Tho recent interviow
between President Harrison and Cardinal
Gibbons created interest, agon indication
of tho iinportunco attached in
America to tho Catholic question.
Tho Tope, Cardinal Siineoni and
chiefs of the Propaganda havo been
much impressed with the declarations
of tho President. Tho tribatcs of tho
American press to tho wisdom of the
Pope's decision aru also greatly appreciated.
The Holy See sincerely regrets
that the friends of Mr. Cahonsly liavo
spread a report that ltomo placed obstacles
in tho way of nis scheme.
From the first tho Propaganda declared
to Mr. Cahonsly that tho Holy
See would never accede to tlio demands
for national bishops. Cardinal Simeoni
and Monsignor Persico both assert that
tho Cahonsly scheme will never be ao|
cepted by the Propaganda.
The World's Fair Committee Prepnrlngto
Tell the Germans of tlio Fair's Advantages.
Beiu-is, Aug. 3.?Tho foreign committee
of tho Chicago World's Fair comprising
Messrs. JIosos P. Handy, A. F.
Butler, Ex-Congressman Butterworth,
Judge W. Lindsay and F. AV. Peck arrivod
in this citv to-dsy from Paris.
They will immediately proceed to lay
beforo the proper authorities and manufacturers,
tho benefits to ho derivod
from exhibiting nt tho Chicago fair
and will explain all the details neces?
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bin y tut a yiuj'v* uuuv>km~<?<?0 -matter.
Gobi Straight to the French llr.irt.
Paris, Aug. 3.?51. llibot, minister of
foreign affairs, dollvered an address at
St Omer to-day. During the course of
Ilia remarks he took occasion to dwell
upon tho warmth of the hospitality accorded
the ollicers of tho French squadron
at Cronstadt by the Russian Governernment,
and said the reception that
had been riven tiie French fleet was a
striking proof of tho friendship of
Russia which went straight to tho heart
of France.
Chrintlau* IiiipriHonod.
London, Aug. 3.?A dispatch from
Crete says: Tho house of a Turkish
family in the village of Ccrainos was
recently attacked and two mon, a
woman and a child wore murdered.
Eighteen Christian subjects wcro arrested
frtr tho crime and wero imprisoned
with Turkish convicts. While in
prison tliov wero stabbed with knives
and so soriously injured that they lay
for eight days in a dangerous conditionWANTS
Governor Fntteraon Ai?k* Secretary Fa*,
tor to Allow nn Examination of the
Ucystotto** Hooka.
Haiuusucro, Pa., Aug. 3.?Governor
Patterson, on Saturday lust sent a lettor
to Secretary of tho Treasury Foster,
containing tho following:
"The apparent loss to this Commonwealth
ana to the city of Philadelphia
hv th? nmbezzlinc of Treasurer Hards
i?y is about $1,500,000, in which Ions
the Stato is largely concerned and not
indirectly. In view of this fact I respectfully
ask that you will authorize
tho receiver of tho Keystone National
Dank to permit a committee of
throo or flvo citizens to bo
1 designated by mo to examine tho books,
I papers, accounts, etc., of the bank with
. the view of ascertaining what deposits
, of public moneys In which the State
had or has any interest were made in
i said bank by John Bardsley, the lato
; treasurer of the city and county of
i Philadelphia, ami what bocamo of tho
I money tnus deposited, so that the same
. may be recovered if possiblo."
ITentta or Por?ca?t for To-day.
For Western PennnrlraniA, Wett Virginia and
, Ohio, continued cool nti-1 KOtiernlly uortheaiu
' erly wlndi, with cloadlm** and loonl rnina, ox.
copt fair in extreme northwestern Ohio; nhotr.
en probably occasionally heavy in tho raoantahi
i diiaictt.
j nuruuTtmt YzsmnaY.
t > fnmlibcti by C. Scnxirr, dniorln Open
. Houao comer:
7 a. a O | J p. m.? 77'
11- a - ?7 7 p. m ,7?
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