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WEl>NKsl>AY EVEN1NO. JULY Thi political opponenta of Pn - Taft are reoetviog reinforcementa daily. The inmrgeota aecuied negro a I Waahington laal nighl when the prea dellt was eoiidellilied at a meetil:;.' ol the Waahington branch of the Nationa Hcjrro Independenl Political L for his attitn.le toward the OCglO. Those attending the meeting aaaertetl that tln- independenl elemcnl among eolored voters haa been st,,,dily ill Ofaaaing and Mr. Taft'a poltcy of re fuaang <<> appoinl negroea lo ol l.H'alities when white peoplc ol has greatly a*igniented the numberi! ol such voters in every seetion of ibl country where the negro ia of any con sideral.lc si/e Th- ... eting was hcl.l with tln- apecial objecl of giving ex pi.ssion to the oppoaitionof the leaguc t? president Taft'a "aouthern policy" and t<> eleet delegatea to the annual meeting of the leaguc at Atlantic City August 4 and 5. The national leagut h-d tbe oppoaition of "independenl negro voters" in tlie laal national cam paign againal Mr. Taft and the repub lican jK.ity and urged the negro race to vote f.-r Mr. Bryan aathe aureal way o rebuking the republican party. On. of tbeapeakera said: In ihe aouthern st.it. - 95 per cenl ol the 9,000,000 negro citizena of th< United Stat.s are depri.ed of tlie ballot. Ihe executive hcad of .he tcleial gov ernmenl within 16 montlis fflhYially admitted thia diafranchieemenl in his inauarural addreaa and pallinted the violation of ihe federal cenatitution, iostead of rjcclarina hia | urpoae tocn for.e the law m obedicnce to the onlh ba bad ju-t aolemnly taken. Preaidenl William II. Taft eveii intimated the legality of those devicea for iiullifying the rifteenth amendmenl bj atak- law*. which are as imi.Ii worse lli in fraudu lent practieea aa law i- atrongcr than custom. The legialative bntncli of the federal governmenl haa viewed with apathv and inaction tlieir Hagranl vio lation. The judicial braneli h w dodged the issin in all caaea broughi involving southern diafranchiaemenl lawa One raaaon given oul by the powers that be foi the recenl diamiaaal of Col. J. S. Mosl.y from the poaition he held iu the Departmenl of .lnsi.ee was tbal hc was auperannuated and could nol be depetided upon. Bul the real reasoii is that Col Moahy known loo mu.rh alwul the way the governmenl haa '??' ?> awindled by tbe land and eattle bnrone of the west and othera holding promi nent positions. Col. Ilosby haa alwayx looked after the government'a inU'rcaUi whetiever he has been in iU employ. Kur forty jreara beforehe waa appointed consul at Hong Kong.ihe collectiona al that port were $40,000; during his aix and a half yeara' aerriee then aa con ?ul tbe collectiona netted the govern nient 160,000 after every expenac of the coiisulatc was paid. including aal ary, reota, etc. Buita were also inati tated id his inatance againal formor consnls from which 140,000 waa recov crcd. making a total of $100,000 re ceived by tbe governmenl for his aerrioaaduring hissiv and a hall ?? consul in Cl.ina. It is also und.-r ?tood thal when he waa rccalled as ajaaaanl agent it. the northweal and aenl to Alabama t.> look aftet governmenl ti.nl.cr lands hecollected 140,000 for tbe government, which would nol have Ihi-ii collectcd save for his acth vices. It is now said that the aame in tlueiiec which causi.l Col. Moaby's dia aauaaal kapl bim from reot iving an ap pointment undcr McKinlcy'a adminia tration. When BenatOT Gore begina an examinatioii into the Indian land ?teal valuable informatiou will be pleced in his poaaoaaion. Tn proapectivc riae in thepricc of Ital.ati win.s in this county liecauac of the abrogatioa of a tariff agreemcnl between Italy and tbe United B will not be for the?benefii of tempcr nnce. aaya the Providence Journal, which adds: "The rintagea which h ivc baooma ao popular in recent yean ?t oooa palatable and bealthful, and those who are aocuatomed to uee Cheni are far laal likcly todrink to exoeaa than if they took more fiery atimulanta." Cooceroing this the New York Tribune says: "MoatOfthe Italian restaiirantsin thia oonntry would l>. able to fro on do iag baataeaj if no wine were irnported frcmltaly. for tbe bulk of the wine which they BM ia made in California. It is good wine. too, if aufficiently weakened. California vermoutb is even replacins tbe onoa celebrated rer? mouth of Turin." Ma. T.wr haadechled to appoinl fl eolored man coUector of cuato WaabuagtoB. Hethua makea himaelf ?olid with the negroeaof the country by an appointimnt in a diatricl where the people cannot vote: bul it ia nol be lieved thathc would bave ijiiada any auch appointmeiit m any Borwern city pf 300,000 inhabitanje, Fosrthe worst violationa <?f theGet? pore food law. aaya a reeent con Miiar report, offenders maj be obligi to cno tii.ii- days in priaon. Tbe (fi Voik Tribune suggeata that Qermany one of tboae eountriea in which a liighci n u.iiioii i- pul on liumaii life than < i: property._ M, ?!,,, are erowded oal of em ployiiieiit b; women Bboukj ajoin for Jome ii. ,-eivicc. says tbe Omaha Be- . which addi the aJraring sug , tbal tWO afteriioons off would i iin two ball pnnea ? wei k iu Minimer and tWO inatinccs in witttei. I'okMKl: VlCI l'ltKslfiKNT FaIKIIANKS jn ., apeecb yeaterday declared tbo inuckrakrrs traitors of tlic Btate and juilty of ihc blackeel of crimea. How the* f> I'.ow- bear up againat botli ihc foi mer preaidenl and \ ice preaidenl FROM WASIIINUTON. i brnwpondeneeof Alexandria (ia/ett. Heroiara in the anny runs in drange streaka, aeoording to the li-t , rtifiuatea of meril awarded !?? lllisted men for hravery during tbe ? year ended June 90. ln th uo li has just been made publi by th. departmenl four men are from ,,i-i arlillciy coips. one from infaiitry, one from the aigna] eorpa, are oooka and one a musician |l,-pite thc fad that cooka and mu.-i cians are not expected to diaplaj ial courage, tbeyoccupy ooe third ofthi li-t for hcioie reacue. Tbontae Willi iiusoii, who is oook for company \ ol ibe 20th infantry, saved a native Filip].boy from drowning. Henrj ii yook m the coasi artiller) coiuiiany al Forl McKinley, afaine, jumped <'ff a ileck into icy water to nave a comrade. Victor Turner, a muaician with company C 17th in fantiy, did tlic same thing al Bwee Water Creek, Qeorgia, Of the othei si\ exnmples of heroiam three wen foi rescuing drowning oompaaiona, two for saving governmenl property in a burricane, and one for di.-tin guiabed servicceTn an ungagement. li - W. Kigdon. the man who ihol Mrs. Anna Thereaa Young, es tranged wife of Alexander Young, . Pbiladelphia lawyer, in Chicago las FriiUiy, waa well known for aeveral n Waahington Hnancial circles. He livi d with Mra. Young at varioua Waahington botela for several yeara and at one time gained notoriety bj ~\.ting a negro porter o* a hotel who. |;, ,|,,n elaimcd, iiisidtcd Mrs. Young |;,,-,|,,n wa- known to Washingloii broki i- a- a plngger both in thc atock markel and the whe.it pit. Hard luck ;,i one time attended bis atock playing and he lost s-veral liundtcd (liou-an I dollars i.? Bcaeon Imt apparently thc I nol -train his icsoiirces. Thc Assisiant District Attorney aaid todaj lhal thc work of preparing the - agaiusl the handbook men. I laal S.ilurday, is much heavier than anticipated, henee the delay in thc papcrs. Pormal chargee, ii rMt-ted, will be filed on Friday. Presidcnl Tafl reeeived the follow legram today from tbe Bmperor ,,r Japan in r ! ition to the recenl viail made by Secretary of War Dickinson lo lhal country: Thc preaidenl <>f tlic : Btates, Waahington: "I thank you for your kind telegram. lt has been my greal pleaaure thal I had ili, opportunity <>f Beeing Beeretary Dickinson.- "Mutauhito." The |Hipulation of Jackaon, Mi?.. iveii at 21,262 againsl 7,816 in |o ,i Thc populatiou of Corpua I'hn-ti. Texaa, has increaaed in ten \,ai- from 1,708 to 8,299. ln i. apoiise lo a llood of prote-t- from promiiient residenta of Bouthern Cali fomia over the arn-t of 1?. W. McKaj by the Mexican authoritiea al Ti i .liinna, near Hantiago, thc Btate l>e paiiuicnt has directed Ambaaaadoi Wilsoii at Mevico City t<. make a tliorough inveatigation of tbe inctdent, McKag waa arreeted, according to re |,oii< from SantiagO, f<>r baving CUl a gatc iii a wire fence. I!:iil was offered by a number of his frienda, but tbe ,\i, \ican authoritiea,inaocordanee with u-iia! praciiee. refu-cd to relca-c hiin. A revolution has brokon oul in Hon iluras, aecoiding t i advices to the Btate IVpartineiit today trom PagU'igalpa, with thc upriaing of 50 men al Ceiba -unposcd to be in -ympalhy witll thc former Preaidenl Manuel Bonilla, nmenl troopa have been diapatcli od io the s -ctie of the outbrcak. It ia also rcpoitcd from Honduraa thal the ill.i-ts -ignalled the steamer l't-iem on the way to Bluefielda and also that tlicj had -ignalled an armed Behooncr l\ ing it wail in tbal vieinity. The revolutioii has been expected for -oinc lime, as there have been rumora of mysterious military preparations in variotis parts of the country. Tlic Statc liepaitmeut uas ollieially inform cd lod iv lhal the gmibo.it Yacoioa had -.iM from I'.luelields to Cape l.i.nia- i l>i< - to protect American in teie-t- there and eapecially to I.n lian I in c.isc of an attack upon Consul Tiimin r. who waathreatened by Mad ii/ synipathi/ers. An agreemenl reached in ;i confer enoa with railroad offlciala by the interatate conjroerce commiaaion con cerning the handling of the propoaed increaaes in freigbl ratea, is bc4 forth in thi- Btatemenl baraed by tbe coaa nii-ioti today: "lt being understood that the coiiiinission cxerciscs authority under the new law and Buapenda ail general and importanl rate advancea made for the purpoae ol increaaing revenue, theprincipalcarrierain offlcial n tcrritoty. through a cotn mittec appointed for tbal purpoae, pro .,; j to voluntarily poetpoueth'j effective date <>f such advanced ratea until Nowmbcr 1 next) and an arrangcmcnl to thal effed w.is made after conferenee with Ibe commiaaion, This will not delay inveatigation and decision as to the reaaooableneai ofthe Ivaneea, but will obviate tbe i this lime for niimcious i-ii.fi order- which o'lnrwis, would be made " 1 aurpriae waaaprung ontbeattor* neys for the trustec of the Waggaman when the hcirs of Thonias F. .ncn's falher-in-law. througb \- M iddox and Gatley, objected io iin - the estate on tbe tcrms-et forth by Truetee H, Rn/icr Dulany. Thc J'., ..',1 of Atmy Enginuer? aji iKiint.d by President Taft to make re ?omniendatiois for tbe apportioiiment of the recent 120.000,000 appropriataon among the varioua reclamation pro jechi convened at the office of Beeretary daliinger t. day. It is expected that in a few days they will bave Igreed upon their coiiise. Beeretary Baltinger hopes to have the reoommeodatiooa of theeagineera batotbe bandaof tbe preai? denl byOctobkr. Beeretary BaUhigeria viatung Mt. Rainigf national park thia Weah with a vi.w ,,f aajtUing -everal idmimstrati\e mattei- Yati II. Man aingof Mis.sissippi. who baa ainoe 1866 baan in the emplo\ ..f th,- QeoglogicaJ Survey, was today appointcd chief clerk of the Hiireau Mines. A decision l.y the audilor for the War Department diaallowing i daim for $10.80 for rappliea t<. rapairthe .nitonioliile of ('..I. H. L Sc'.tt. auper mtendent of the Wari I'oitit Militar\ A.adeiny. was siistained l.y tln i.|. troller of the treasury today. 'Ihe latte. aaid tbal there was aothority in laa for the repairs of WagOOa, . arts and drayage ueed for military porpoaaw but iioiic for the repairs of automobile* for th.- peraonal uae of an officer. 1'he ipiartern.a.stcr qeneral of the ami\ seiit the autotnobik i?> ihe quartei master at Wcst Point and reseiited th. diaallowance of the repairs clainted by the auditor. The OomptroUer, bow ever, upbeki the auditoi and aome furtber action will be rweeaear] to paj the li.ll. The Wtrike in Baglaaak London, .luly 80/ Today's earl\ additiona t.. ihe atrike on the Nortl. eaatern Railway broughl tlie tota Dumberof men up to 25,000. A large number of firemen joined the atriking iwitchmen today, forcinglhe company to ahaiiiion praclically all ila trains cv , ijit the most importanl mail connec tions. Kven theae are being run wilh greal difficutty, and ifmany more men walkout, a tolal tie-up on the road i~ expected. The men wenl oul witboul warning, atartiug in the Newcaath district and apreading to all portion of the lille. They have not M yet ipeci tied their grievancea, bul doclared they have atruck to "proteat againal tln tyrannical methoda of the officiala." London, .luly 20.?Tbe strike ,,f the trainmen of tbe NQrtheaatern Railwaj has reacbed aerioua proportiona, 80,000 railroad men being out aud man) tbouaanda of men being forced to lay down their tools as a reaull of th. stnke. Most .,f the collieriea, docka, sbipyarda nnd factoriea reacbed by the Northeasleill Were today .oinpelled to siispend operaiione, owing to thoir i.ial.il.ty to receive auppliea or to make shipmenta. More trainmen are goilig out every hour and a completa tieup s.en.s piolial.le. Laaor [Tnloa Bajolaed. New York. .luly 20. Labor uniona aretermeda "trual inimical tothal free dom wbich the lawa of Ihe atate guar antee t<. every citizen," hy Judgo Kichardaon of Boaton, in an injumiion granted to the Meade-Morrieon Cora pany, of Cambridge, <>f which Con iian Eugene N. Poaa is preaidenl, againal the officera and membera ol Boaton Lodge, No. 264, of the Intei national Ass.,. i.it.'o.i of Maehinists. The illjilliclioii lesli.iilis the Utlioil membera from maintaining the pickel or patrola in front of the oompany'a ahopa bere and from interfering b) threat.s with the workmen whodeai're to remain m tbe emploj ?.f th.- firm. ln granting the injunction Judge Richardaon aaid: "Every man is entitled to work f.>. any liuiiili.r ..f houis for any wragf thftt is satisfa. tory !?? him without in terference or tbreata of viotence. The combination of capital mt" what i~ known :i- truata baa aio.is.d iniieli criticiam througboul the<.ntry Bul it seenis to me that the lal.or uniona bave foi in. d a tnist inimical tu thal freedom which the lawa of the atate guarantee t<. every ritixen." Aeraplaae Mrack aj Ltghtlag. 1'a.is. .luly 20, The most i.mark ahle acei.l.iit in the hletory ofaerial navigatioo ocenrred todaj when an aeroplane in which M. Ehrmann was tnaking a cross country tlight. WW ittruck l.y a holt of lightning and com pletely deatroyed, Ehrman bad a miiaculoiis cseape fioin dealh, falliog a conaiderable diatance in bia acorched niachine, Those who aritneaeed the accidentde .laied that Khrniann. at a fair beight, was flying along tbroegb a thuuder loud when the ligbteningboltdeecend d. The aeroplane instautly burst in? to tlan.es, and fcll, turning over and over. All expected to tind Ehriiianii criished iinder the ruins and w.-regreat v Bupriaed t.. aee bim crawl unburl ,ui of the wrecka Eye aritneaaea aay when tbe lightning atruck the machine ita greal canvaa Winga seeined U> d.sappi ar, while p.n tions of the inetal a/ork were fuaed l.y the greal beat, Vflll loillnu Jeliiis. New Vork, .luly 20. .lo.Wooilman. anagerofSam Langford, tbe Boaton tar baby, who has arrived here trying to forca a matcli with Jack Johnaon, declared today he intended lo foilow the chanipion all over the world. if -ary. "I am raady to iccept Johnaon'a ultimatum and ]>ost #10.<H>0 the instant the ehampion slu,ws a willingneaa to aignarticleaof agreement," aaid Wood* maa today. "1 knoa Johnaon is a great fighter. but Langford. though forty puiinds lighter, can beat him. Johnaon has not forgotten the battle Langford gave himat CbeltM, afaaa., a few yeara ago. He backed down cold after agreeing to fighl Langford before the National Sporting Club in London. Bul I inteinl t.? foilow everywheraj be goe? and make him light or crawl." Strike <>n tirand Trunk K. K. Portland, Me., July 20.?After hours of industrial war. not a freighl train up to todav baa stirre.l over any of the Ghrand Trunk orCentral Vermool lines in New Kngland, the railroada ahandoning all aitctnpts to handle freight for the jiresciit and devoting their entire eflortJ to maintaining their paaaeoger aclieduk i Mootreal, JulySO Both -;,!,?- tothe la'u.r oontroveray on th.- Qrand Trunk Railway wenl on record today as re fu-ing arhitration. Tln- railn-ad is still operating its most importanl trains altbougfa all are late Then has bfjafl no disorder reportcd on the aystem today. KILLKI) BY BUBGLAB. Kailway Presidiut Murdered In III' Hoinc As?assiii beaaaaa, Chicago, July BD. Ira (i. ILivvn, president of thc Monoii Kailway. and .me of the beat known railway men in the country, wasshot and killed by a burglar at his homc in Winnctka, 111., a siiburb of Chicago. early today. The ?i eacaped, Hcaring a noisc al?.ut 1:.".(> a. in. M: . Bawn awakened bet huahand and t..ld liiin that BOtne one BAta iii the hoii.-c Bawn, aHhougb iaapkwed by bia wife not togo downataira, alipped on a bath robe and invcst gab-d. A inonieiit aflcr hc reachcd the f,.,,t of thc -tairs. t\so shot.s were hcard. Balph C. Colmrn. son-in-law of tlic dead man, who lives at the Rawn reaideaee, was flrel to rearti Rawn after the ahota were Bred. Hc found thc railway preaidenl in adying eonditiou, blood Bowing from a wound in the breaet. Rawn attempted toapeak Imt could not. Hedicd live miiiute- Iater. Thc Rawn roetdtiiice at Winnctka, a faabionable auburb of this city, m cupied by Mr. and Mr-. Kawti, Mrs. Bigelow, a married daughter, and Balph 0. Ordburn with hi- wife and two ehildren. Boberl C Brinkley, another -oii-in law. oceiipied a scparatc bome ii.-ai the Bawn r.-idcncc. BawW, who was 66 years old, was born at iVlaware, (). He became preaidenl of the afonon sy-tem la-t i tctober. That Rawn was thc victimof abur glar and not somc per-oiial cnemy Waa -hown by marka on thc door of the bouae, where the intruder bad UflBJM a "jiinmy" to force an ciitiauce. Ihscovcry of blood Btaiueona aidc walk near Ihc Rawn h.mic and the fact lhal one ahoi had be m lircd from thc rcvolvcr. led thc police lo belliiv? that the burglar i- wounded. Ifra. Rawn -.iid ahe beard two ahota, and tbinks that her hiisband lircd at ttic inlrud.i before hc was shot doWll. Thc Chicago police dectare thal tbe murder was probably committed bya negro, as coloied burglars as :: nile are bunglers and Bhool more white men Winnctka has been lcirori/i 1 for a areek bya gangof negro toughawho have in-ulted woinen. robbed men and committed aeveral burglariea. Suordlish l-'ight- l-'lsliera. Boaton, July 20. -John Henry, of the li-hmg achooner Alice Palmer, lella of a nghl for lifc he and his dory malc \dain Waltera, had with a iwordfiah ofj th.- Georgea Banka, laal Friday. I'he li.-h waa aighted in the afternoon, and iii a short time two harpooiis wen stii king into Iii- haek and he was ia< tflg away with the barpoon biioys. Henr) and Waltera manned a dory and startcd after the Inioys. Infurialcd by the pain of the iron barfae the li-h turn cd on the dory, li drove ita powerful aword through one end of the eraft and then thc other, while the two men leap ed back and forth to eacape the driving blowa. Thc dory begafl to lill a- thc repeated attacka of thc flsh opened up li,,!, .. and it looked as thougfa ihc li-herinaii would be hfi entirely at tbe mcrcy of ibe lish iii the water, Bol a I dory fl. the scboollcr swepl iip and with barpoona settled thc fateof the lish and reacued the two m ihc ainking dory. Thc Haefca fJeaapaaj and \. i'. f.. Ciiicipnati. <).. Juljf l".'. ? "M i underatood tnal thc agreemenl we bave reachcd with thc Hucks Btove and 1,'aiige Company does not affed the ? landmg of the caaea ag.iinst Jobll Mitehell, Frank Iforriaon and mj -< II in which are an- charged with ooutempt of i ouii for baving publiabed Doticea of the boycot in the American Federatiou ,,f i ib..i Journal after the courl had enjoined aa from doing ao," said Banv iid Qompera, in a atatemem following ihc annoiiiicincnl of the agrecineiii. 'Ui.- only cbange will be in thc bad ihat thc Bucka Company'a attornej will drop oiit of iin Qompera declared thc American Kederatioc of Labor would akj the itriking railroad men in Oanada, al though 11!?? v do not belong lo thc organ i/atioii. "The Qrand Trunk men had no other OOUree than to strike wlnu the railroad refuaed to accedeto their de niands. Nothing hnt dcath can kecp them from winning and deatfa does nol o>iiii- in auch grcai numbera. Ilcbl llenrt in llands. Philadelpbia, July 80. For tbe -ccoiid time iii tive weeka Dr. Francia T. Steward, of the Pennaylvania Hoa piral, has taken Btitchea in thc throb i>ing bearl of a man Btabbed in a light. Yeaterday he put five BtHchea in the bearl <>f Jeeepfa Bpence, a negro, who reeeived a knife thruet in a tight early in the morning. Thc man was tieailv dead when rusiicd to thc boapital, Ihree souares away. I>r. BteWard look each atitch between a pul-atioii, and coolly beld the tbrob liing organ in his haiidv In a few hours ihc victim had regaincd ron ack>uaneea,and la-t eigbl then- waeevery indication of fnll recovery. A negro -imilarly opcratcd on fivc weeks ago baa been diacharged from tbe hospital a- cured. Chlld ln MnakeN Neat New Orleane, July SO.-^HSuapected of baving lowered a white infaai into an old well within which was a nest |>f reoomoua aaakea, LucJnda BiohardJaoo, an clcvcti-ycar-old ncgre-s ,,f Jeffer -on pariab, on the outskirts of New Orieana, ia now aotcght by the authori tiesof the parish in connection with the dcath of littlcll/mia Parr, h nine bsen-roonth-old white child, whosc awollen, fang marked body was found in a well in the rear of tbe -haek in which thc negro faniily livedJj Aviator Fatallv Injured. Bome, July 20.?Advicea reeeived today from I'dinc declare that aviator Harmatin. who waa mjiired, in an aeroplane aicidcnt Moliday cvening, probably will dJe. Harmann was llying at the rate of-ixty niilea an bour when his motor broke, hurling him to the ground, ? distanre of eigbty feet. When'hc gtOtnaeh faiU to perform it* fwnctiona, the bowela beconie de ranged, thc liver and tbe kidneya con Bjeeted cauahtg Duaaeroaai iliscaaca. .Tho atomach and liver niuat be restored to a beahhy condition and Chamber lain's Stoinachand Liver Tableta can be 1, (.ended npon to do it. Easy to take and moat efffttive. 8old by W. F. Craighton ?Dd Richard Giiwon, ST1LL AT LARGE. Twci s*teamor<t Searrlied for Dortor Crippen?I'rcarher Sliaih.w c,l ao a ajajajieati New York, July 20.?Two incotning liners were sear.he.l today m an effort to loeate Dr. M. H. Crippen. The boata aaaayhed were the Kroonjand from Antwerp and theCartnania from Liver POOL N'o one who re.Senililed Dr. Crippen was on either slcaniiT. The Dover ''aaaapaet'' inaaaected by BcoUand Yanl, turaed out to In' the Bev. William H. Laird, of Wilming ton, Delaware, returning home from his racatfon. The miniater is tall and extren.ely thiti and in no way r, seinble 1 the mis.-ing doctor. I.aird was mueh ainiised when it was explained to him that ln- baaj been anoer nrvatUance aver aince Ihe captain of tbe Kroonland received a wueless telling him that l>r. Crippen was on board his ahip, ' It h .ertainly a good joke on me," declared the minister^ On board the Cartnania was Thomai Harliiidge, a Philadelphia detective. When the wheleea maaaage was re? ceived telling the ship's ofioara to watch oul foi Crippen, Harbridge araa told about it. U?' make a lyatematk s.anh of ihe vcssrl and re|Mirted to the police when they hoaided bef at Quarantine that Crippaq was not on Ixiard. London, .luly 20. - Ollicialannoiince inent was made th.s afteinoon at Boot land Vard that the arrest of Dr. II. H. Crippen. aranted In coooaction with the murder of his wife. is expected tlii. evenilig. Mow Vork to Have tlie IMrture*. New York. .luly 20. -New Yorkera are to see tlie reprodtictioii hy inoving pietiiies ,.f the .lohnson-.Ieffries figfat. When kfayor Gaynot paaaed the quea tion on to the Board of AJdermen with a reoincieiidatioii that it adopt an oidinaiiee prohihitilig the pictures, it was siated that a majority of the niein bera of the board woukj vote for aucfa a measiire. The liheral meinliers of tlie board, bowever, phtyed truropa in rjueationing the tegality of auch a pro .eeding. Bo the matter was tvfered t.. a i oinmittee to report at the next neet iuL'. My Bgreemenl there will not !?? a ipioium at another meeting ot the Ald, rineii until th.- latter ].art of Bep leinl.er, and iu tlie ineantiiiie the pic turea will be pul on bere. vVaaaaa aad gaa *ak IMveree, Boaton, .luly 20.?Mra. Gertrude M:iy Phillips, wife of Harrv Fiaher Phillips, a young Marl.l. head mil lionaire, has aued for divorce iii the Salem courls. Their marriage, four yeara ago, caueed much ialk. owing to lile dllferellce ill their so.ial sl.indillg. Mra. Phillips. whoae maiden name was Mace, was the daiighter >>f a l.yn.i expreeainan. Mr. Phillips ia the s,,i, by a previoua marriage of Mra. Eben H. Phillips, ivli.. ia now also siiinu foi divorce. At the time of the marriage Mr. Phillips waa eighteen and hia bride two yeara younger. As an amateur actreaa abc bad won, conaiderable auc ?ess. Phillipa in. t her at a baakef ball ganie in Marhlehead. Naaaerlal xer\ Icea, Bome, Jul) 20. Pope Piua, with all the Cardinala al preaentin Bome, presided today al the ineinorial scr \iecs for Ihe late l'ope Leo in tlie Sisiilie Chapel. The ilnpressive cere llloliy was atlelldeil by lliost of the diplomats aeeiediled lo Kolne. tOgethei with a large numbei ..f the nobilit) and Catholic pilgr.ms from all 0V0I B worl.l. At a aubnequenl meeting, the Pope and Cardinala decided to poatpone in deiinitely tln- removal of Pope Leo'i body from St. Petera, where u now liea, to st. Johna, becauaetbe preatni anti-cleiieal eveiteiuent in Rome |s n Iul'Ii aa to tbreateo diaordera during tbe removal. No time has yef been s.t for the ceren.ony. NaaMea Deata* N.w Vo.k. Julj 80.' William A. Plunk.tt. one of tbe hest known tele L'l.aph operatora In the United Btatea, dropped dead of hearl diacaao while at w..rk iii tbe brokerageoffice of B, R. I'hapin a Company today. He was;;;; arsold, Plunkett was formeily chief operatof for tbe Aaaociated Preaa in Louiaville, Ky,, and was ejao in charge of broker wirea in Bt. Louia and Chi cago fo. several yeara. BftriGf frTAfrn IOW. A duinniy, attired in a wr.tpper aml a siinhonint, hanging in a backyard in Beading, Pa., in full riewofthe wbole neighhorhood, started a right yesterday between Mrs. BridgetO'Maraand Mrs. Mary Flanagan, neighbora, which ended iii Mrs. O'Mara accusing Mrs. Flanagan of throwing a hmket of ice oofd water over her and slap ping her with a dishrag. The neighhor IhumI has been at odda for aome time and as a elimax Mrs. O'Mara titted up the tigure in her haekyard and .said it was Mrs. Flanagan. This was more than Mrs. Flanacan could siand and |be l.e.anie very active. After the al? leged as?aiilt, Mrs. O'Mara swore out a warrant for Mrs. Flanagan, who en tered bail for a hearing. \> KNFORCfcl) BATH. CharlcH Wood. of Red Bluff, Cal., eoofadered to be waaftby, having $10, 000 in the bank aud owning valua.Ue farming property, was obttged to take a bath, pay a ftne of $10 and serve five dayi ta jail for oaing profanity in pub? lic The order for the jail sentet. and bath eame after Wood declared in court that he would pay the fine, but DO court COuld send bim to jail. make him tnke a bath or ipiit profanity. Chariea \V..o.l was forced into the lub and thronghly acrubbed. It was his firal bath ln ten yeara, ao ba said. He b| gOM about ihe streets for yefjaj; fagged and m a filtliy condition. This is th. aecood.time ba has been arreatcd for profanity and aaaMaanead to pay a fine. _^^^_ T.ething children have more or diarrhoea, which can hc cotitrnlled by givmg Chamherlain's (Jblic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Leinedy. Al! thal il necessary is to give fhe prescribed dose after aaeboperation of the bowala more than natural and then caatov ofl to ofoaajetbe ayateia. It is anfe andsure. Sold by W. F Creighton and Riehard Gibson. Georgetown Wheat Market.. Oeorgetown, D. C, JulyjO-Wbeet **$ NEWS OFTHE DAV. Thc latc John A. Beiison. land operator of Ban Franciaco, cootinuea to be ehumed by women who would fain appaar on tbe ofBchtl reoord as his true and lawful widow, despite the faet thal thc Benaon eatate, which was OOCe cstimated to bc worth $1,(KH),000, has ginofj depreciated to 16.40. Finger niarks found on a riled safc in liege, hVlgium. but January, and diiplicated on B little pbotographio print -ent from Liege to thc ffew York police, led to the detcntion of a young man giving the naine of Loula Matiilelbaum. He is chargcd with robbery. (iertrude Moiisen is dying at (I. town Ho.-pital from pcllagra. Bhe ia one of thc four while womell who foi lowed Kev. Jonab Bamuel sturdivant. a negro prcaclici, to Washington just before be was arrested for marrying and ill treating a pretty Rorwegiaa im migranl girl. Thc Bev. Jonah ama -ent to jail for thrcc years in Raltiinorc latc in February, Butee then his fol lowara have been expecting bim to es cape tbrongli a miraclc Thc girl 08O? tracted pelagraby faating and acourg ing her body in tbe tirm bclief that Qod would open the priaoo doora for iin- negro prophet. Ex-l'nited Btatea Benator Thoa. W. 1'alnicr, aged 80, waa thrown from his automobilc by an intermboii trollcy ear in Detroit yeaterday afternoon and is said by his pbysician to bc dying. Mr. 1'alnier was returnlng from Bir iniiighain in his touring ear with a friend and had almo-t reachcd tbe city at ? point where the road is Lioaaod by the trolly tracka at u angle, when the ear atruck tbe auto? mobilc from bchind. The macbinc WM -mashed and Sctiator I'almcr was thrown to thc pavcmcnt, aligbting on his bcad. John Bchenk yeaterday afternoon wen! to Buatburg, nearLynchburg, and Burrendered to Bberiff Perrow, aayfng tbat be bad given Qeorge Burnett a bcating laal Tburaday, from the effecta of which the latter died Sunday. He was bailed in 1600. Burnetl and Bchenk were frienda. They lived t<> gether on tbe farm belonging to a brotbe: of the lalter, 2 milcs from Rew London, in Bedford oounty. Thura? day mghl while goinghomc in a WBgon from tbat city, botb being druiik they quarreled and Bchenk beal Burnett over the bead, fracturing his akull. Burnett loavea a wife and live chUdren. Bchenk will allege aelf-defenae. IOKI>T lll?l>. Trapped in their little bomeetead cabin on Mill Creek, in thc dry pinc forcst near Bpokane, Waah., and aur rounded by flamea from the foreatflrea which have raged there since Friday, Miss Pearl Breweii, aged -- years,.a Bcboolteacher, and her young eiece lierished Moiulay. Near Kaslo, B. ('., four men fled from the tlanics to thc inouth of a miiie. where they were siifl'oealed, thc wind driving the smoke from the Bn into thc mine. A diapatch from Winnipeg, Man., aaya buab Brea are again bbiaing fierce lv iii the K'ootenay diatrid of tbe Rockiea and bave causetl live death and enormoua damage to property. The most scrioiis loss is in thc Kaslo dl-tl'lel. Thc town of Whitewatcr bas been deslroycd. Ail buildiligs at Mcliuigan were burrw d. Thee liundred minera with their familiea loal ail their poawea siolis. Tbe Qroai Rorthern Bailway bas luffered, brtdgea and freighl cara bc mg burned and tUKi.tMKi worth of tim ber belonging to the company con slllilcd. Beacoetrainadiapatcbed from Kaslo Were unahle to naaa Bear Lekeaod re turned crowded with panio-stricken men, women and chiklreo who are being cared for h> citiaena of Kaslo. Buah flreenear Kaalo are atill blax ing Beruely and other lires are burning at MerriorLake and in the vidnity <>f N'el-on. V l)\ltl\(. IIAI. Ran- preaonce ol mind was dtaplayed Moiiday when t). W. NVIson, arriving iii an automobilc with Miss Kllcn Bmackel, aeized his companion in his arms and Icapcd to safety on thc piiol of a train that threalcncd lluui with dcath. I'he incideiii oeciirrcd at Roaelle, III., where thc Elgin electric road crosses thc Chicago. Mtlwaukec and Si. I'aul tracka. Thc couple were driv ingtOWard Chicago and as sooii as th.\ were on thc tracks a defect in incchan isin abruptly atalled the car. A frcight train was running toward them. Tln engineer applied the brakes, but thc train m.iiiitaincd ita velocily. A- it wa ahoiit lo crush the automobilc and its iccupanta, Relaon graaped Muw Bmackel abOUl tlic waist and le.iped for the engine, dutching a rail and hanging on. The autoinobile was puabed off tbe track and tbe train was not Btopped inaide of 800 feeti Relaon was only slightly bruiaed. Miss BnaackeJ'a only injury was a nervous shoek. PIL(.KIMA(.I. TO HOMK. Two hundrcd Catholics sailed from New York yeaterday on an American pilgritnage to Rome. Of tbese 125 were passengers on tbe Cunard liner Pauonia, wbieh was under chartcr to the party, There were about 70 more in tlic steainsliii) Knrope, of the La Yeloec line. Tbe pilgriniage, as heie tofoic stated, is under tbe spiritual di reotion of the Right Bev. A. Van Dc Vyver, bi-hop "f Bichmond, who wa- a Dger on the Pauonia. It was an DOUOCed that tbe two steamers would lie kept within spfaking dkftance, wcatlcr and other condrtiooa permit ting, during the trip lo RapkM, Tbe pilgriins are to see tbe popc early in August and Iater go to Oberarimiergaii Hj 1',is-i,,ii Play. New York Htock Market. Rew York, July 20.?Pricc BaOve meata m tbe early tradiofcri the atock exchange today were mixed, aoute - makiiig fractional gains while oilier- \ i.-ldi-d under modi rate selling. After the tir-t few miliilte- thc drift of priccs was downward. Altboiigh busincsawaaextreniely dull ail Ihrotigh thc tii-t bour a lirm tonc prevailedabortlyafter theopeahag and maiiv i?iics made tlight gaina. After B long period of diilinc-s the market beeaUM a little more aetive alter Qoon and ibowed prononnyed etrength |n aorae nmr^m, VIK<;iMANEWS. Mrs. Annie R. Robertson, widow of the late J. W. Boberteon, for 85 jrean a Icading merchant of Charlo'.tesville. died yesterday after a bnef illness ..f Bright's ilisease. William P, Hamilton, for :!4 yeara proprietor of the Hamilton House, in BristoJ, tlied in I.ynchburg last night at the resideiice of his soii, Rev. Dr. W. W. Hamilton. pastor of the First Maptist Church, aged 7l years. Thomas (Jrcshain, vicc-president of the Westinoreland Luniher Corpora tion. with ofBcea in Riclimond, bad a diamond ring, valued at 1500, takcn from his pockef while he was asleep in a Piillinan car on his way from Wash ington to Ricbmond yeaterday, Messrs. Davia A' Davia, Washington patenl attorneya, reporl the graat, this areek, to citizenaof thisatate, of ihe following patetits: Frcderick W. Bull, Norfolk, propaller blade macbine; ciaude H. Davia, faancbeatar, etoth* hol.lcr foi brooins and hrushes; Daniel W. Jonea, [Aacaaaar, aawmiU. Represeiitative C. Hascom Slemp, of tbe Ninth Virginia district, who has been in New York to see Theodore Booasvalt, aayebe baaaecured Rooee veh for a speeeh in Hristol on Octobcr 7 in connection with bia aouthern tour. It is underatood tbal he will diacuaa poiiUci and urge tbe re-eleclion of Slemp. Jiidge Waddill, of the l'. S. District Court, has ap|H>ii,ted Mr. Chas. I). Foster, of Prederickaburg, V. B. com inissioner for the Fastern District of Virginia for a term of four yeara. He succeeda Attorney W. W. Bntaner, of Prederickaburg, recently aleeted oom moowealth'a attorney for that city, rcsigned. Prof. Doti I'arker, one of the prin cipala of the Co-operattve Bobeol for (iirls, Bedfonl .City, and Miss Fva Martin, a graduale of Rawlings ln siitute, Charlottesville. aud former teacher in the Iiedfonl acbool, were married yeaterday at the reaidence of the bride'a paranta, Mr. and .Mrs. j. l. Martin, near Carter's Bridge, Albcr inarle coimtv hy Rev. K. K. Lunb, of the Baptiat Churcb. At a confereiicc, lield yestelday by Governor Mann, Lieut. Gtov. .1. Taylor Ellyaon and Attorney-General Bamuel Williama, it was decided to accepl tbe offei for bonding atate ofneiata, made by a bonding company inside the bonlera of the atate, at the old pre vailing rate. An etfort bad been made b) niaily all coinpanies to force the rate up 85 per eent. ln the Corporation Court of Char lotteaville yeaterday the grand jury returned an indietment againal Mar? tin Jackaon, aliaa William Martin, aliaa Martin Jaoobaky, the alleged trunk thief, who has been lield in the Henrico countyjail aince hia capture in New Yo.k about live weeka ago. Jackaon, who is also under indictmenl in Orai.Le, waa one of the trunk roh bor.S, so th,' police s;iy, who WM WHO" eiated with Miller, who is serving time in the peniteiitiary after a chase BOroaa two continenta and involving a sen sational jail-breaking episode in rfen York city. The Norfolk and Western paaneuger train between Golumbua, Ohio, and Norfolk was shot into at Yine coaling atation from the Keotucky akleof Big Bandy river Mooday night hy unidenti lied pa.lies. and a hiillct froiu a Win cheater rifle paaaed througli th.- body of Lee Wirt, a aection foreman, just alxive the heart, and cut off the Sngen of Thomaa Maynard, of War Bagle, \'a. Wiri was takell to the Wclch hospiial, where he is in a serious way with ehanees againal his recovery. Pa lengora aaw the flaah <>f the gun acruaa the river, Init as to who lired the shot or what the motive was is not known._ _ JBFFBIBaV OOlTDkTIOH The frieii.ls of .leffries in California an- miieli perturbed over reporta that have been received for leveral daya from Burbank in regard to the queer a. ti ma of the btg man whom John aon defeatedaodeciaively al Beno. All ihos,. who have aeen Jeff aince he re turiied any he is a ehanged man Ib seelils to have aijed tel. \eais and to have lost tl.e full oommand of his facultiea. He has oever htlked gauch, but he liked lo joke wit'i his friellds and play tricks on thein. Now he siis f.,r boura, humped over hk,- an old man, never talking and oever laughing, but gazing away to the far distaine, as one in a dream. When he talks he fre.pieiitly ramhles like a f.ehled iiiinded old man. Aiiother correspoinleiit, who used to go to sehool with Jeffriea, compbuna that the big felknv forgot his nanic when he wanted t<> introduce him to another frieod. Solue StiH clitlg tO the helief that Jeff was "doped" at Retio, and that he has not yet recovered, but most people think that his praaent condition is ?implj the retun of the sh<K'k of defeat. CAV9KMA LAWJKMm IRKI>I. Oscar H. Stearns, a Rrooklyn law yer, wa.s arrested yesterday at his ottice, in the Arbuckle building. charged by Mra, (ieorgiana Wiltshire, of ffo. 68fl Macon ajaajet, with faiiing to make an ae< ounting of $10,000 which she gave him to invest. Magistrate D toley, of the Adama street police couit, lield him in 15,000 bail foi a bearing nexl Mooday. The coniplainant is the wnlow of Frat.k (i. Wiltabire, a furniture manufacturer. Mrs. Wilt.slnre clain.stlie returtiof th. principal and *1 .???'>?.'M in inn Mr. Stearns had not h.-en bailed out at a late hour last night. He i" sixty sevn vears old. is married and lives at No, 2187 Caton aveuiie, Flatbush, where he is well known socially and in church work. Bolt ligbta i^hlrt B??om. York. Pa.. lnIv 20 -A miabceivoua holt of hghting whieh found it.s way in? to the bome of John Wildeiniith, al Shrewsbury. during n ,s<-vere storm, ptayed a arefrd prank on Wildemuth. wbowieaeeted in the kitchen, onaarm resting upon a /inc lin.-d -ink. through Which the Inilt appareiitly etjflM from th. earth. The lightning not onlv tbocked Wildomuth aajvarely, bwttaro* d a cbeap metal buttOO worn by him m a ahirt atad into a miniatura electrie light. which shone brightly in the H-mi-darkneaa of the room, frightening IVilijemuth and othera of the family prlio witneaaad, the phfnomerjon, Swan Bros. L VALUES THURSDAY Every Wash Suit and Ready-made Dresses to be closed out at cost on sale Thursday. I.adies' Bg.96 wash -11it> now ... 61.98 Ladics'j'.'! I'.i wash siiits m.u ... 8.46 Ladics'$8.93 waali auita now. 8.75 Ladies' $4 ?_''? wash auita now- ??? 8.96 One-piece Wash Dresses Reduced to Cost. Lldics' 62.96 one piece fancy lawn dresses; rcninant price Thursday. 11.96 One ladies' grey one piece cbain luay dreeeoa, atze 88; remnanl price Tburaday... - One ladies' lan linen one piece drcss reduced from 64.98 to... ?.\.'1'> One ladies' #1."><? bluc chambiav bousedreaa, .-i/.e il. remnam price Thuredej. Fivc doaen ladies' iji.tm percale aeparate akiria, good quality; I'lnnaiit price Thursday.. T'.'e ChUdrenra ragular 50c cotored wash dreaaea; remnanl price Thursday, each. S9e Summer Portieres Re? duced. AJJ regular 61.50 aummer poi tiercs; reinnaiil price Tliurs daj . pair...-. |1 16 Ail regular $$.?& portieres;rem? nanl price Tburadry, pair. #1.4'.' One l.ldics' Sfl.lHI wlldC, tiudci skirt, miiss, ,i and aoildtl n m iiant price Thursday..-V^-- ?*,?.?. One 7.V cotael eover, soih-ifv si/e 88; remnanl price Thurs? day. 89c Fivc docen boya' regular 85c colored wash btouaea with neck banda; remnanl price Thursday, each.. 16o Fivc doaen Ifocrtaon'a toUel soap and talcutn powder aota, conaiating of sii cakea <>f good aoap and one boa talourn powder; remnanl price Thm ? day, each . 19c Big Remnant Values Thursday for Men and Boys. We will place on sale Tburaday eniire atock of Mcii's regular ,">nc iain\ balf boae; remnanl price Tburaday 86c pair; :'? pairs for. . I Men's regular 50c leather beHa, ail rizea; remnant price Thui ila\. each. 85c We offer Tburaday another lot Of men's regular 20c iiegligee ahirta, boughl al a greal aac ritiee. ail ahtea; remnanl price Tburaday, each. 29o CONVENIENT /FOUNTAIN.* Y PENS If you own a Fountain Pen no matter where you are, you always have pen and ink handy. You need one if you only write one letter a week. It really helps you to think clearly. We sell only the smooth, easy writ ing ones Ail standard makes Come in and let us fit your hand. Just the kind of a point you want - heavy, light or medium. We guarantee our fountain pens not to leak or cause you any trouble. Saunders & Son 629 King Street. |>RY cool > Thousands ofYardsof Fine French Organd \&s 9c Worth 19c and 25c,ayard Tbe sale of Finc (hgandies will bl ?oniinuc. Thc reapOaaM 10 thi" Item baa been Iramondoaai, imt 60,000 rarda canoot be closed out m ? l'hc as?ortiiient is still conipletc; beau tiful. dainiy lloral deeigne, in pinb ligbt bluc, and mvetader; printed <>n -hcer white cloth. This is one "f he beat bargaitis evcr offercd OVl r Ollf ,va-h good- countcr. Rcnicnib,-r, or randiea worth IfcV and 86c al UO-426 Seventh Street. WASHINGTON, D. C.