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Two Swordsmen Engage in Real Eight or the Boston Boards. The Hanging of Blinky Morgan at Colum bus, Ohio. AT SWORD'S POINTS. Two Women Fight in Earnest on a lioston Stage. Boston, August 3.—The mock sword practice between Vieueee fencers at the Bijou theater was varied last night by a real duel. For some months past Mathilde Tagmann, a tall, dark Austrian beauty, has been the favorite swords woman of Prof. Hartt, the manager, who paid her many compliments. All this time Anna Brantslo, a small blonde, has been jealous of her big rival, and to-night, when the two came on the stage, blood was in the eye of the Monde. After tarrying a few moments, Hrantslo rushed upon her oppo nent with great fury. They parried and fought in anger for at least fifteen minutes, the audience rising to their feet and yell ing and cheering the combatants, while several ladies fainted away. Finally Hrantslo forced the tall favorite to the w ings, of the theater, beat her down upon the lloor of the stage, and actually pulled her hair in token of victory. Prof Hartt, who came forward to stop the fight, was assaulted by Hrantslo and driven off the stage No such sword practice was ever seen in Boston liefore. Prof. Hartt says the Hrantslo girl has an ungovernable tem per. and he must get rid of her. Tagmann feels humiliated over her defeat, but says nothing. MURDERER IIAN<*ED. Particulars of the Execution of "Blin key" Morgan ut Columbus, Ohio. Columbus, O., August 3. —Charles, alias "Blinkey" Morgan, the principal figure in the Ravenna rescue and murderer of De tective Mullegan, of Cleveland, was ex ecuted at the Ohio penitentiary this morn ing. The prisoner spent a quiet day re fusing to see any visitors except those with whom he had been intimate and had taken interest in the commutation of his sen tence. To all with whom he talked he protested his innocence of the crime. He interested himself part of the time in writing autographs and preparing souve nues to send to his friends. The proces sion started for tbe annex at 1 a. m. The execution was witnessed by about thirty people. Morgan was on the Bcaffold when the spectators entend the reception de partment. The warrant was ievd, bnt Morgan refused to say a word and stood like a statue while the ropes were being adjusted. A friend of his made some dis turbance and talked loudly until he was put out, but was readmitted at the request of the condemned man. When all was ready and the cap had been drawn down and the rope began to tighten, Morgan spoke in a loud voice, "Good-bye, Nellie! " and then the trap was sprung. The work was not a success. The body writhed in great agony and the legs jerked and the hands clutched, as he slowly strangled to dea'. h. The scene was a horrible ODe. J AUTICULAKS OF THE HANGING. Columbus, O., August 3.—Blinky Mor gan was executed early this morning. Warden Coffin and his assistants escorted Morgan to the scaffold before the crowd was admit ted last evening. Morgan re quested that Jack Reeves, Sheriff Sawyer and two detectives from Cleveland be not ad mit tod to see him executed The warden said the request would be complied with, but when the door opened they passed in with the others. Jimmy Maguire, a friend of Morgan's who was present at the latter's request, saw the de tectives and said: "As a friend of this man I protest against the presence of these murderers." Morgan stood just to the left of the trap with his arms folded behind him and looked quietly down on the scene. Warden Coffin stepped to the railing and said: "You must keep still or go out, and the detectives mast go out too." Maguire left the room, and Morgan in a quiet voice said to the warden: ' Ask him to come back." The warden called for Maguire to return, but he said: "No, I prefer to go. don't want to see this." When quiet was restored the warden read the death war rant to Morgan, who was dressed in a neat rant to Morgan, who was dressed in a neat suit of black and wore a boqnet of roses in bis button hole. Several lumps swelled up in his throat during the reading, bnt he vas perfectly self possessed. The warden asked him if he had anything to say. He said "No! " and stepped upon the trap Just before the cap was pulled over his eyes the deputy, in a cheering tone, asked Jinn if he wanted his glasses taken off. He said "No." The cap was pulled over his head and he sang out in a clear musical voice: "Good-bye, Nellie ! " and the trap sprang. The straps came off his arms and he began trying to pull the rope ofl his neck. The physicians grabbed .his hands and held them down till he died of strang ulation. ___ New Theory Applied to a Chicago Tragedy. Chicago, August 2.—A new phase of the mystery attending the death of Mr. and Mrs. Hiesch was developed to-day. The pair were ardent believers in elec tricity. Both were in the habit of taking electric baths and being treated by electric appliances. In the course of the investi gation at the house of the dead couple a battery was found Ihis morning charged so heavily that a shock from it would produce death. It is now sup posed that Airs. Hiesch desired her husband to treat her with an electric bat tery. This he did and in an unfortunate moment accidentally turned on the battery at full strength, giving his wife such a shock that she fell back dead. Realizing that he had caused his wife's death, the frantic man took his own life by hanging himself in the doorway of his wife's room. The Tea .Traffic. Washington, August3.—Cullomoffered a] resolution instructing the committee on interstate commerce to make a full inves tigation into the relations of Canadian railroads with transportation across the continent of commerce which naturally l*e longs to the United States, and made a long speech to show how, by the aids and Miljsidies granted by the British and Cana dian governments to railroads and steam ships, the Canadian lines were obtaining control of commerce, especially of the t;anspovtation of tea, forty-five per cent. °f the tea business being now carried on through Canada. Killed by Outlaws. »Sr Louis, August 5.—Advices from the Choctaw nation, Indian Territory, says that Charles Perkins, a notorious horse thief and murderer, shot and killed two deputy United States marshals and one citizen last Friday at Alarshall Ferry, on lied river, while resisting arrest. Perkins escaped. There are nine indictments »gainst him for murder, lie says he will never be taken alive. IN THE HOUSE. Interesting Debate Over Pensions. Soldiers' Washington, August 2. —Hovey said that Matson had labored to show that the Democratic party was the friend of the ex-soldier of the United States] In that Herculean task it was no wonder that the gentleman preferred to print his speech in the Record rather than to meet prompt replies to his bold assertions. There conld not be fonnd an intelligent man who did not fully know and understand the attitude of the respec tive parties on this subject, and that the Democratic party from president down was strongly opposed to all pension legislation That this had been the studied and sys tematic course taken by the Democrats of the house against all general pension legislation could not be honestly denied. He criticised the committee on rules for uot reporting on the resolution assigning a day for the consideration of pension legislation and he declared that the petitions and prayers of thousands of soldiers remained unread and disregarded. The history of legislation presented no paralell to this outrage on the rights of the people. The Democrats did not dare to vote on these general pension bills, because they knew every northern Democrat who voted against them would sign his own death-knell; they knew they would be in danger of veto, either from the President or their constituents. He then proceeded to argue that the Mills hill, should it be come a law, would destroy all hopes that soldiers might have of pension legislation. There would he no surplus on hand to pay pensions. He analyzed several Presi dent's vetoes to substantiate the declara tion that on each of them the President had virtually accused claimants and wit nesses of perjury. If Cleveland were not shielded by his preiidential mantle, action for libel could be maintained against him in any court of justice. Iu conclusion he declared the Republican party the party of the soldiers and that the speech of his colleague could not convince them to the contrary. McKinney, of New Hampshire, defend ed the President from the charge of being an enemy of the soldier. He had during his term of office signed 1,264 private bills as against 1 524 signed by all the Republi can Presidents from Lincoln to Arthur. He signed bills carrying general pension legislation which applied to 144 360 per sons. McCutcheon declared that every man, woman and child whose names were on the pension rolls owe their position to the Republican party, and not a name had been added by the Democratic party ex cept of those persons whose names had been restored to the rolls after participa tion in the rebellion against the govern ment. The dehate then turned upon the tariff question and tbe rebel battle Hags. With out further action the commit te rose and the House adjourned. DISSATISFIED EMPLOYES. Outrages Committed by the Strikers. New Yobk, August 5.—The drivers, conductors and stablemen on the Brooklyn croestown surface roads to the number of 400 men struck to-day because the conduc tor and driver of one of the cars had been discharged for arriving at the end of trips fonr minâtes ahead of time. The strike occurred at four o'clock this morning, and 450 horses on the lines were left uncared for. An attempt was made lo run the cars, but this was given np at noon, as so much interference was met with from the strikers, who were all Knights of Labor. A half dozen of the strikers were arrested. One of the horses in the last car ont was cat by a striker's knife. Three lines in volved in tbe strike run, one from Hunters point and Erie Basin, another from Hun ters Point to the bridge and the third from Green point to Calvary cemetery. New York, August 6. —The car drivers and conductors in this city will not sup port their striking brethren in Green Point. They say the step was ill advised and the strike uncalled for. Killed Her Betrayer and Took Her Own Life. Pittsburg, August 2. —Miss May Pat ten, of Johnston, Pa., shot and killed Charles DeKnight, a well-known young man of Lawrenceville, this morning, and then blew her brains out. The tragedy took place at the Metropolitan hotel in this city. The couple called at the hotel at 5 o'clock this morning and DeKnight registered as C. Lewis and wife. They were given a room and nothing more was heard from them until 9 o'clock, when the gnests were startled by the report of two pistol shots in quick succession. The hotel clerk ran to the room, but the door was locked and it was necessary to break it down to effect an entrance. A terrible sight met the clerk and guests who came hurrying to the scene. On the floor was DeKnight dead, with a bullet hole in his temple, and lying on the side of the bed was the woman who was dead, with the blood trickling from a wound in her head and the revolver still tightly clasped in her hand. DeKnight was in street attire but the woman was in dishabille. It is supposed that they quar relled and that DeKnight was about to leave the room when he was shot. Both moved in good society. The girl was the daughter of a fnrniture dealer at Johns town and had always borne a good reputa tion. She was quite handsome and 20 years of age. DeKnight was a Pullman car con ductor and lived with his parents in Lawrencevill; he was about 24 years of age. In searching the room a letter was fonnd from the girl. It was addressed to Jesse Thnrlew, Huntingdon., Pennsylvania, and stated that she was going to commit sui cide. Confederation of Railroad Men. Minneapolis, August 6.— The second general meeting of railway employes to consider the proposition to form a confed eration of locomotive engineers, firemen and brakemen's brotherhoods and switch men's mutual aid association, convened here yesterday. The gathering included representatives from eighteen divisions of engineers, thirteen lodges of firemen, eight lodges of brakemen and four podges of switchmen representing between 7,000 and 10 000 men. The meeting was almost unanimous in favor of the amalgamation. Steps were taken to farther the result. Report of the Cotton Oil Trust. New York, August 1.—The American cotton oil trust held its annual meet ing to-day with President Flagler in the chair. He announced that from 1883 he had received most satisfactory reporte from the companies forming the trust. The outstanding certificates of the trust represented a capital of $42,183,..8o, and the net earnings for the past year were *2 371 376 34; expended for improvements on betterments $350,931£1, leaving a bal ance for the year of $2,020,44o.63. Tennessee Election. Nashville, Term., August ^T he r e tnrns indicate that east Tennessee has gone Republican by an unusual majority, ice Democrats gain in middle and wes. Te Tennessee. THE LABOR PARTIES The Cowdry-Streeter Tactions----They Try to Combine, but Can't. Tippecanoe Veterans and Regimental Comrades Call Upon General Harrison. POLITICAL. Labor Parties to Run Tickets. Independent Chicago, August 1.—A conference of executive committees on Union and United labor parties was held here this evening to see if some settlement of difference could be reached. The United Labor people pro posed to divide electors in each state be tween the parties. The proposition was refused. They then offered to withdraw their ticket from half tbe states if the Union Labor party would do the same. This was likewise declined. The United Labor party then agreed to the withdrawal of both tickets and the nomination in joint convention of a new one. This was refused, and the Union Labor men demanded as the basis of a compromise nothing less than a complete withdrawal of the United Labor party's candidate and their support of the Union Labor party. The United Labor committee withdrew from further consultation. Robert Cowdry, the United Labor party's candidate for the presidency, has issued the following challenge to A. J. Streeter, the candidate of the Union Labor party: "There can be no excuse for the existence of two labor parties in this country, and as all efforts to nnite the two have proved futile, I hereby challenge you to meet me in a friendly debate to sustain the claims of your party that yon have a remedy that will cure the evils you are complaining of, and on the showing thus made to let the voters of the country judge whether your party or the United Labor party has the truer remedy for the evils that we would cure. PROHIBITION. Gen. Fisk's Letter of Acceptance. Chicago, August 6.— The letters of ac ceptance from Gen. Clinton B. Fisk and John A. Brooks, Prohibition candidates for President and Vice President of the Unit ed States, were made public this afternoon. Gen. Fisk's letter was dated Seabright, N J., July 25, and opens with an expression of grateful sense of honor conferred upon him by the Indianapolis convention, and after formally accepting tbe nomination, he pro ceeds as follows: "Within a few years the temperance reform has altogether changed front. In the great conflict which has been and is yet waging, the temperance forces no longer face human appetite and habit alone; they oppose legislation, law, the purpose of political parties, and the policy of State and Nation. What law creates law alone can kill. The creature of law, the saloon and liquor traffic, can only die at the law's hand or the hand of law's ex ecutor. It is not enough that we reform the individual ; we must reform the State. the individual ; we must reform the State. AT INDIANAPOLIS. The Kansas City Blaine Club Visit Gen. Harrison. Indianapolis, August 1.—Seventeen car loads of Republicans came from Morgan and Brown counties to-day to see Gen. Harrison. The delegation contained a number of Tippacanoe campaign veterans and also some thirty ex-members of Gen. Harrison's regiment, the 7th Indiana. They marched to University Park and gave Gen. Harrison a most enthusiastic re ception. Gen. Harrison made a short speech, after which a general hand shak ing was indulged iu. Indianapolis, August 3. —A large dele gation from Clinton and Montgomery counties called on General Harrison to-day. Five brass bands and a drum corps fur nished the music for the pilgrims. A log cabin, cider barrel and coon were conspicu ous in the way of campaign attractions. General Harrison's address of welcome was devoted largely to the homestead laws and protection to American industries. Among General Harrison's callers this afternoon were Mrs. K. Ellen Foster, the well known Iowa lecturer, and Chaplain Loosier, of Mt. Vernon, Iowa, author of many well known war songs and campaign ballads. Indianapolis, Angnst 6. —The Kansas City Blaine Club called on Gen. Harrison this morn ; ng on their way to New York to participate in the reception of Blaine. They were welcomed by Gen. Harrison in a short speech. The most pleasing inci dent of the visit occurred when Col. Hunt, of the clnb, introduced Miss Abbie Bur gess, one of the ladies accompanying the clnb, who in a graceful speech presented Gen. Harrison with a beautiful satin badge inscribed, "The Kansas City Blaine Clnb greet their next President—Angnst, 1888." Gen. Harrison was visibly affected by the incident, and expressed his grateful appre ciation of the souvenir. General Harrison was the recipient of a gift to-day in the way of a miniature log cabin, sent him by admirers from Rich mond, Va. It is constructed of pine logs and is perfect in every detail, even to the latch string, the hard cider barrel before the door, the old drinking gonrd and the historical coon skin on the wall. Indianapolis, Angnst 7.—A delegation from Tippecanoe county, numbering about one thousand people, called on General Harrison to-day. The usual sprinkling of veterans of the Tippecanoe campaign marched in the ranks and carried a dingy old Harrison banner of 1840. General Harrison made a short speech, devoted mainly to the origin and principles of the Republican party. Gossip Concerning Morton. New York, Angnst 6. —Concerning Levi P. Morton's reported retirement from the board of directors of the Canadian Pacific Railway company, inquiries at the office of Morton, Bliss & Co., made this afternoon, elecited the statement that Morton was elected a director about a year ago to fill a place temporarily in the board until the selection was made of a suitable Canadian director. Since that election he has never even in a single instance attended a meet ing of the board or exercised any of the fonctions of a director. His resignation was forwarded to the board in the early part of the summer, and this place will be filled at to-morrow's meeting in Montreal. Sodden Death. Detroit, August 6. —John H. Harmon, one of the best known Democratic politi ians of this country, died suddenly to night in the Michigan exchange while vis iting there._ _ Sugar Quotation. San Francisco, Angnst 6..—A total of one-half cent advance has been made since Saturday morning. Granulated is now 7} a pound. of to a a of INDEMNITY LANDS. Decision Against the Pacific. Northern Washington, Angnst 2.—The Secretary of the Interior to uay rendered a decision in the somewhat celebrated case of the Northern Pacific against Gnilford Miller The Secretary holds briefly that when the map of the main line was filed and accept ed in 1870 the general route was fixed and the statutory withdrawal ander section 6 of the granting act became operative. The statutory withdrawal having once been put in operation could not again be exer cised, its authority being exhausted. The central route being once fixed could not amend or change except by legislative authority. As no such authority was given the attempt to change the general route by the map of 1872 was without authority of law. As Miller's land was not within the limit of statutory with drawal under the lawful map of 1870, it remained public land, subject to settle ment, notwithstanding the filing of the map of 1872 and the attempted with drawal of the land by the Commissioner of the General Land Office. The Secretary holds that section 6 of the granting act to the company absolutely prohibits the withdrawal by the executive of lands on the line of the road from the operation of the homestead and pre-emption laws, and that in attempting the withdrawal of lands for indemnity purposes the Commissioner did that which was prohibited. The railroad company selected Miller's land as indemnity for lands lost within Yakima Indian reservation, but the Secre tary says inasmuch as the Supreme Court said in Butts' case that the fee simple title to lands within Indian reservations passed by grant to the company subject to the right of occupancy by Indians, the company not entitled to indemnity for lands within said reservation, and which have passed to it by its grant. The effect of this decision is far-reaching and will affect abont 800 cases now pending with the Central Land Office, and probably the claims of many settlers which have not reached them. The denial of the right of the company to indem nity for lands within Yakima reservation is saidto be equally applicable toother Indian reservations along the line of the road and will have the effect of reducing indemnity claims of the company very largely, prob ably to the extent of a million and a half acres. About 200 cases now in the General Land Office will be affected by this deci sion. A GRIMINAL WANTED. U. S. Detectives After an Old Offender. Chicago, August 3.— U. S. detectives left this city for Sam Francisco Sunday for the purpose of arresting William Rains alias Raymond, alias Colby, Baptist minis i8ter, Spiritualist medium, gambler and train robber, for whom they have been searching for since 1877. They expect to reach San Francisco to-day and arrest him at once at 45 Sixth street, where he is now playing the role of a slate writing medium The officers allege that in 1872 he robbed the mail car near Austin, Texas, binding and gagging the clerk and securing $3,000. In 1875, under the name oi Rains, he held successful revival meetings in Harns, Tex. While it was in progress the train was held at the depot because of an accirtent and the train men attended the revival services. Rains plead illness and was not present. The mail car was robbed of $1, 000. Rams was arrested, convicted and sentenced to four years imprisonment for the crime. In prison he developed all of the symptoms of consumption and was finally pardoned by President Hayes in 1877 and disappeared completely for some time and subsequently appeared as a slate writing and materializing medium in New York and Chicago. Last week Detective New located him in San Francisco and left as stated for the purpose of taking him into custody. Frightful Explosion. Birmingham, Angnst 5.— Through care lessness in arranging a blast in a rock cot at Sqnantnck, about four miles north of here on the extension of the Derby rail road, a can containing twenty-five pounds of powder exploded in the arms of An tonio Devilta, an Italian aged 19, killing him instantly. Dennis Snllivan was blown out of the ent and down an em bankment folly fifty feet below. His eyes were blown out, throat burned so he conld scarcely breathe, and he had inhaled fire, yet be walked about two miles to get a team. He was taken to St. Francis hos pital. The rest of the Italians immediate ly strack and say they will do no more Sunday work on the road. Base Bailers Fined. Boston, August 2. —When the Boston base ball players went to draw their pay yesterday a $25 fine was imposed on Ho nnng and was.deducted from his salary. He protested in language that Manager Mor rill thonght improper and was suspended for one day. He resumed his position this afternoon. M. J. Kelly was fined $25 for drunkenness at Chicago which was de ducted from his pay, also the amount of his salary for two days that he was in capacitated from playing in that city on ac count of drink. He also protested in harsh terms and has not been seen since. Ugly rnmors have been afloat abont his conduct. Autograph Telegraphy. Washington, August 4.—Prof. Elisha Gray has obtained letters patent for an in strument called the "telautograph," de signed for transmitting messages by wire by the sender in his own handwriting, doing away with skilled operators. The invention is based on the discovery of a new principle in controlling the electric current whereby a pulsatory carrent is produced. All previous attempts to trans mit handwriting have been based on the use of a variable carrent. Killed His Son. Des Moines, August 2.—This morning at the Ohio and Wisconsin coal mines, two miles west of Albia, Miahael Dial, an old miner, killed his own son, Dick, with a shot gun. The son was about 27 years old. The old man is in the custody of the sheriff and nearly crazy with grief. It seems that there was a family row and the father claims that he killed his son in self de fense. Murder and Suicide. Fort Worth, August 1.—At Cannon, a small town in Grayson connty, last night Rev. G. Harrison, Methodist minister, killed his son in law, Ben Perrin, and then killed himself. Family trouble. Shot Dead. Laporte, Ind., August 1.—Willie Ells worth, the 18-year-old son of Dr. Ells worth, an old résidant, was shot in the bowels and killed this morning by Oliver White, another yonth of the same age,dur ing a quarrel. Suicided. Worcester, Mass., August 4.—Hon. Adam Thayer, judge of the probate court for this connty, and a well-known politician, committed snicide by cutting his throat with a razor. Cause, temporary in sanity. .____ Rnssian Inondation. St. Petersbrug, August 4— The river Vistula has overflowed its banks and in undated the conntry around Minske. SULLEN SIOUX. Chiefs at Standing Rock Agency Interfere With Reservation Diplomacy. STANDING ROCK INDIANS. Unsuccessful Efforts to Have Treaty Signed. the St. Paul, August 2. —The Pioneer Press specials about the Standing Rock confer ence are rather contradictory to night. A regular correspondent at the agency says yesterday's council lasted over fonr hoars, but nothing was accomplished. The In dians refused to sign the treaty. Speeches were mady by Gall, Mad Bull, Sitting Bull and other chiefs. Setting Bull said he was opposed to the treaty, and as long as many of the Indians had crops to look after there was no use keeping them in council any longer. Gall eaid he never would sign either paper. A Pierre correspondent says: Direct and reliable information to-night from Standing Rock agency is to the effect that the Indians will sign the treaty be yond a doubt. The Reds are simply hold ing off for presents, etc., and at no confer ence has there been any strong opposition to signing the treaty. Intelligence from the Lower Brule and Crow Creek this morning is to the effect that there was no opposition down there confirms the belief that the commission will succeed in its work, and that within three months the reservation will be thrown open. Gov. Church has returned to Bismarck from Standing Rock agency. He says that while the Indians are stubborn he believes the commission will finally induce them ta sign. Standing Rock Agency, Dak, Ang. 3.— It is stated that to-day's conference drew out the fact that four chiefs, John Gross, Gall, Mad Bull and Big Head, backed by Sitting Ball, are holding Indians back from assenting to the act of Congress by intimidation. The chiefs were asked in open council, in the presence of all the In dians, to get up and say that every Indian might act as he pleased and accept or re ject the offer of the Government, and that in thus expressing his mind he would give no offense to the chiefs and would not be hurt or interfered on account of his ac tion. The reqnest was made and re peated twice. The chiefs sat sullenly in their places and said nothing ; the Indians looked at their chiefs aDd waited to hear the reply. The commissioners then stated that they regarded the silence of the chiefs an admission that they were keeping the people back under intimidation and that the people were not allowed to speak their true sentiments. This caused considerable sensation and the commissioners adjourned the council nntil Monday. Every pro vision of the treaty has been explained and all the objections answered. The commis sioners still believe a favorable result will be reached. St. Paul, August 6.—The Bismarck cor respondent of the Pioneer Press wires: An inside man from the Standing Rock Agency to-day says the Indians have resolved in secret council to kill the first Indian that signs. This troublesome reso lut ion makes it awkward for the first In dian to sign. He credits the Indians' firm position to the bad office of squaw men and half breeds. Standing Rock Agency, Dak., (via Bismarck), Angnst 7.—In council this morning there was no favorable change in the minds of the Indians. John Grass reiterated the determination of the In dians to refuse to sign either paper. Gall said his people would go home to-day. They started to leave, when Agent Mc Laughlin rose and ordered them to remain, which they did. The commissioners then finally adjourned the council and told the Indians to go home and attend to their crops, and the commissioners wonld pro ceed to other agencies, and when the Standing Rock people were wanted again notice would be given. They then dis persed quietly and set ont for their homes. The Cheyenne River Agency will be visited next. Arizona Hostiles. Washington, August 2.— Acting Ad jutant General Kelton this morning re ceived the following dispatch from Gen. Howard, repeating one from Lieutenant Colonel Süyder, of July 13, and one from Gen. Miles, of July 31. "Two dispatches just received from Gen. Miles intimate a more serious condition of affairs at San Carlos then previously reported. Gen. Miles is en route to that agency and I am confident he will do all in his po-wer to prevent any Indians getting beyond the limits of the reservation. 1 earnestly re quest your immediate attention to furnish ing cavalry horses required in Arizona. Washington, August 3.—The follow ing telegram was received at the War De partment this morning : Fort Thomas, August 2. —Indians fired into Porter's gnard tents at Fowler's old camp last evening about sundown. The soldiers and Porter reached the post about half-past two. It is supposed that six or seven Indians are abont to join the rene gades. Have sent B troop to investigate. Removal of Ute Indians. Durango, Colo., July 2. —The first coun cil of the Sonthern Utes and the Congres sional Committee appointed to treat with them for their removal to Utah will be held at Ignacio abont the 15th instant, and so far as learned the Indians are favor ably impressed with the proposition of the Government to purchase their reservation in Colorado and remove them across the line. It will probably take the commission three months to conclude the work. Denver, Angnst 6. —The only news re ceived from the Ignacio headquarters for the Sonthern Utes is : The Indians have suddenly disappeared from their villages. It is believed that they have planned to keep ont of the way till they conld have a conference with the Northern Utes. It is believed that a large party from both bands are now congregating in the back moun tains and will there hold a great pow-wow as to what coarse they will pursne when they meet the commission. C. P. Changes. Montreal, August 7. —At a full meet ing of the directors of the Canadian Pa cific, to-day, the resignation of Sir George Stephens was accepted. Van Horne was unanimously appointed in his place. Hon. Levi P. Morton, candidate for Vice Presi dent of the United States, also sent in his resignation as director, which was accepted and Hon. D. A. Mclnnis, Senator, was ap pointed in his place. The appointment of vice president is not yet made. Canadian Pacific Presidency. Montreal, Angnst 7. —It is reported that at the meeting of the directors of the Canadian Pacific to-day Sir George Stephens will probably resign the presi dency in favor of W. C. Van Horne, partly pat a practical railroad man at the head of the company, and partly owing to the bitter opposition of American routes aroused by the effect of the Canadian Pa cific's profit at their expense under the operation of the interstate law. Critically III. Sharon, Conn., August 7. —Lawrence Jerome's condition is unchanged. He is very weak and his sufferings may be re lieved by death at aDy moment. KANSAS FACTION WAR. Gen. Meyers and Attorney General Bradford Held as Prisoners. St. Louis, August 1. —A Special from Wichita, Kansas, says there is much un easiness there over the condition of affairs in Stevens connty. Military officers have been hourly expecting orders from Gen Meyers to march, but no word has been received from him since be left. It is now reported that Gen. Meyers, Capt. Wallace and Attorney General Bradford are held prisoners at Humttou. It is said when they ordered the citizens to lay down their arms they were made prisoners until the ring leaders in the late battle with the Woods dale citizens can be spirited away. Threats have been made against Gen. Meyers, and his friends are greatly alarmed. Topeka, Kan., July 2. —Attorney-Gen] eral Bradford and General Myers have re tained from Stevens County and made their report to i Governor Martin. After bearing the report and recommendation of officers the Governor was satisfied that the civil authorities were powerless to pre serve good order in Stevens County; there fore he decreed that the Second Brigade K. N. G. and Second Battery of Artillery of Topeka proceed there post haste, and his order was sent out by telegraph. Eight companies rendezvous at Hutchison to night and leave thence at 8 o'clock to-mor row morning by special train for Liberal. Complaints have beeD filed with United States Commissioner Wilson with charges of treason, and the disturbing party with the murder of Cross and his posse Topeka Kan., Angnst 3. —Reports from Stevens county are to the effect that the situation is serious and an open con flict is feared at any moment. Both towns are getting more arms and ammunition and are preparing for war. On Wednesday evenings Woodsdale man named Horton and a Hugotown man named Watson met midway between the two towns and had a duel. Several shots were fired at long and short ranges. Horton was seriously wounded. Liberal, Kan., August 6. —The troops arrived at Hugoton on Sunday evening and the soldiers were ordered to disarm the inhabitants of the town. Part of the proceeding was not very successful as very few arms could be found. Some measures were taken by the troops to-clay at Woods dale and with abont the same results. Yes terday evening the U. S. Marshal arrested Sam Robinson, J. B. Chamberlain and six others. It is expected the prisoners will be brought here to morrow and taken on the afternoon train to Topeka for trial. After the White Caps. Chicago, August 5.—A dispatch from Evansville, Ind., to the Inter Ocean Bays: "Great consternation is said to have been created among the White Caps, of Craw ford, Spencer and Cary conuties by the de termined action of Governor Gray, who has sent Attorney General Michner into that locality to aid in the prosecution. Here tofore these outlaws have been able to ter rify the county authorities, so they were allowed to go unpunished. Tardy Protection. Newport, Angnst 7. —A vessel of the North Atlantic squadron has been ordered to proceed to the fishing grounds in the Gnlf of Saint Lawrence to look alter American interests and afford fishermen protection and assistance. It is the desire of the navy department to have at least one vessel among the American fishing fleets at all times. No troubles are ex pected, bnt it is thonght this will have a good moral effect upon oar fishermen, and impress upon their minds that the govern ment is looking after their interests. Should the Canadian cruisers try the old game of seizing American fishermen, it is thought that three ships may be sent north at the same time. Senate Tariff Bill. Washington, Angnst 7. —The Senate tariff sab-committee are still at work early and late npon the details of the tariff bill, with tue determination, ii possible, to make all tbe necessary changes in the original di aft before reporting to the full committee of the Senate, expecting there by to bring out a measure which the ma jority in the Senate can stand by as whole. It is at the same time giving brief informal hearing to all who come. It be gun this morning a final revision of the measure in detail and hopes to have the work completed this week. Agricultural Distress in France. Paris, August 3. —The president of the French Agricultural Society has made a report regarding the losses caused by the recent rains. He says that hay has been destroyed and that peasants are compelled to kill their animals, being nnable to feed them. He also says that corn cannot ripen that potatoes are rotting and that vintage this year will be inferior. He estimates the loss to agriculture at halt a million of francs, and says if the bad weather con tinnes a month longer the crLis will ex tend to enormous dimensions. Sensational Affair. San Francisco, August 3.— Something of a sensation was created this afternoon by one, G. Eisefelder, representative of a small paper here, rushing down the steps of the Nevada Bank crying "murder." Eiscfelder had secured an interview with ex-Senator Jas G. Fair, who is president of tlm Nevada Bank,and threatened Fair with the publication of a scurrillions article against him if he did not at once give Eisefelder $5,000. The demand so enraged Fair that he felled the man with a blow. Eisefelder drew a pistol. Fair drawing his own, struck the blackmailer on the head, when the clerks rushed in and joined in defending their president. Eisefelder then fled. _ Garrett's Condition. New York, Angnst 4.— A Richfield Springs special says: It is reported that Garrett, ex-president of the Baltimore & Ohio road, has suffered a relapse of his old nervous trouble, and has gone to his resi dence near Baltimore. It is believed a long term of complete rest will be neces sary to restore him. New York, Angnst 5. —Robert Garrett, who, with his wife is stopping at the Bre voort House, is under medical treatment It was said to-night that there was no change in his condition since his arrival. He will probably be taken to Newport or some other watering place as soon as his physicians think a change advisable. New York, August 7.— Robert Garrett, who is sick at the Brevoort house, requires a great deal of watching. His three doc tors arrange visits so he is hardly ever without one of them in attendance. The report current last October that his brain was effected has been revived, but the physicans say the trouble appears to be rather with the nerves than the head. It is said his general condition is improved. He has steadily gained since leaving Rich field Springs, Thursday. Labor Parties United. Cincinnati, Angnst 5. —At a meeting of the Fnion and United Labor parties held in this city this afternoon, at which 100 of the leading spirits of both parties were present, a resolution was adopted and signed by all present whereby the United Labor party of Ohio is consoli dated with the National Union Labor party. a a FIGHT TO THE FINISH. A Light Weight Ring Contest Between Murphy and Havelen. The Brutal Mill Ends in a Draw—Both Men Badly Punished. THE PRIZE RING. Fight Between Murphy and Havelen ---A Drawn Battle. New York, August 2.—The interna tional fight between F. K. Murphy, of Eng land and Jack Havelen, of BoetOD. for $1,000 a side and the light-weight cham pionship, came oiT this morning at Yer planck's Foint on the Hudson, and ended in a draw. The men fought forty-nine rounds, taking three hoars and fifteen minutes. A tug started from Harlem with Murphy and his party about midnight, and steaming down the East river, was joined at the Battery by a tug bearing Havelen and his paarty. Both steamed up the Hudson to the scene of the fight. No time was lost on the arrival at the battle field, and the ropes were quickly stretched in the presence of about fifty spectators. Murphy shied his castor into the ring at 5:35. He was dressed in white tights and black shoes, with green and white colors. He was followed at 5:37 by Havelen, who wore black tights and shoes. Havelen was seconded by George Young and Jack Fraser. Murphy's seconds were Jack Mc Aulifl'e and Jack Ashton. Time was called at 5:44. From the first the men fonght hard. Havelen landed the first blow on Murphy's chest, and before it was re turned landed another on his cheek. He got in a third blow on Murphy's neck as time was called. In the third round blood was claimed and allowed for Murphy. The fight went on with the advantages by either alternating in almost every round and neither obtaining any advantage sufficient to change the betting, which continued even thronghoat. The 47th round was the severest in the battle and was a terrible hard fought one considering the condition of the men then. Havelen was staggering around the ring and Murphy was too weak to take advant age of his condition. At the end of the 49th round it was plain that neither of the men possessed sufficient strength to continue the fight and the referee stepped iuto the ring and declared the fight a draw. His decision was considered by all to be the only one possible. Throughout the fight Havelen received nearly all his punishment about tbe face and neck, while Murphy's body received the greater portion of battering administered to him. At the close of the fight Havelen's left eye closed tight and the right was almost gone. There was a big lamp on his right cheek and a cat on the left Bide of his face. The blood was streaming down and covered his body. Mnrphy had a cat nnder his right eye and his left was closed. His forehead was a mass of lamps and it was difficult to say who was most badly nsed np in the fight. Snllivan In Training. Boston, August 5. —John L. Sullivan says in an interview that he is training at Nantucket Beach with Ike Weir under the care of Murphy, who fitted him for his first match, and that when Kilrain gets here he will either have to fight or take water, and that when he (Snllivan) again enters the ring it will be to a finish and no draw. MEXICAN BANDITTI. Two Merchants Fight Robbers. a Band of City of Mexico, August 7. —Two mer chants traveling on horseback from Talnca to the City of Mexico were assanlted at Banraca del Muerto, the scene of numer ous deeds of violence. The merchants, who had over $3,000 in their saddle bags, were met by a party of bandits, thirty in all, twelve being monnted. The merchants opened fire on the robbers, killing three and wonndiDg two. They then put spurs to their horse and attempted to escape, but were overtaken by the monnted robbers, dragged from their horses, robbed of all their money and valuables, stripped of their clothing, and tied to trees. After two days ami nights tney were discovered. Eight of the robbers have been captured, and one has confessed that they belonged to a gang of fifty. Suggestions in Regard to Sheridan's Funeral. New York, Angnst 6.—The Herald to morrow morning will print, editorially, nnder the head, "A Public Funeral and a Tomb in Washington." In substance it holds that there should be a public funeral and grave lor Sheridan at the Soldiers' Home. He is the last but one of the great captains of the civil war, says the Herald , and we feel, as he goes to his grave, as if with his going the war becomes memory. It will be a disappointment to this generation, a reflection npon its patriotism and its sense of reverent homage due to so prond a name and so vast a glory if we fail in honors to Sheridan. Let the funeral, then, be a pageant, worthy of the deeds and fame, and worthy of the Ameri can people. It is only now and then, as the ages go on, that we can show oar ap preciation of so noble a warrior, and show ing will be an inspiration and lesion to millions of yonng men. Fatal Labor Affray. Paris, August 6. —A dispatch from Loon, in the department of Aisne, says : The Frenchmen employed at Braz tunnel went on a strike because of the refnsal of the contractor to discharge an Italian con tractor. The latter assented to the dis missal of the man. The comrades of the Italian, seventy in number, thereupon made an attack upon the Frenchman. A severe encounter took place, resulting in the death of one Italian and the wonnd ing of four others. Paris, August 7. —Seven arrests have been made at Amiens of persons concerned in the riot there yesterday. Pauper Paid English Operatives Threaten to Strike. London, August 7. —The card room hands iu the mills at Blackburn have noti fied the masters that unless they are granted an advance of ten per cent, in wages they will strike. This would in volve the stoppage of 150,000 looqis, 1,000, 000 spindles, and the disemployment of 80,000 operatives. Fatal Railway Collision. London, August 7. —There was a col lision at the Hampton-Wick depot at mid night last night between a passenger and a freight train. Two passenger carriages were telescoped. The driver and stoker of the passenger locomotive and four pas sengers were killed. Heavy Storms. St. Louis, August 6.—A disastrous storm visited the central section of Missouri at an early hour this morning, and did great damage to crops, and the looses on property was very heavy.