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/ r* ««s WILMINGTON, DEL., MONDAY, MAY 19, 1890. ONE HUNT. NO. 620. FOR RENT. F "OR RENT.— VE rt î^ I) ESI RABLE CÖT tages at Holly Oak. Right at station; 11 minutes ride from Wilmington depot; ranges, hot and cold water; front porches; right on the banks of the Delaware, commanding a magnificent view of the river. Apply to JOHN H. LONOSTREET, on the premises or Girard Building, Broad and Chestnut street *, Philadelphia, ___ M ESSICK'S HALL, 435 WEST SECOND St., 4.5x65 teet. for festivals, etc.; piano in hall. Apply In furniture store. 485 W. -d St. TjU)R RENT —FOUR NEW SEVEN-ROOM Jp houses, 1210, 1212, 1214 and 1216 West Becond street, at *H a month. 600 VanBuren street. ■ . FOR SALE. Two Cottages at '•ELSMERE, Wilmington's Beautiful Suburb. Six rooms, ce mented cellar, front porch and lawn. Lot 50x150. Examine them. * 1 HEALD & CO. E. MORTIMER BYE, Real Estate and Conveyancing, City Property and Farms for Sale. Mineral Lands a Specialty. Mortgagee Negotiated. , . t per cent. Guaranteed Kansas Bonds for sale. S lents Collected. _ . täte Agent for the Union National Gas Sav mpany. log Corner Fifth and Shipley Streets, WILMINGTON. DEL. B. B. GROVES, Conveyancer and Real Estate Agent, Ko. 1 East Eighth St., Wilmington. Deeds Mortgages and all other legal prepared. Loans negotiated, gives to the collection of rents and papers Special »arefully attention msnAvement of nrooertv PROPOSALS. pROPOSALS POLICE PATROL TELEGRAPH SYS TEM FOR THE CITY OF WILMING TON. —FOB A— SEALED PROPOSALS will he received in the box in the City council chamber until 7.30 o'clock, p. m., on THURSDAY, May 22, 1880, for furnishing a complete systemMLa Polioe Telephone and Signal Telegraph for city of Wilmington. The svstem mast comprise not less than distributed on four lines ,,i h,, twelve signal boxes or circuits, to be constructed of the best insu lated wires, in eonvienent portions of the city, «nd in such locations as may be designated by the Police Committee of City Council. The boxes muBt be placed inside of booths, to be constructed of iron, with glass tops, provided with a semaphore signal for officers by day and a flash light signal by night, and adapted to the support of a street gas lamp or electric light as may be required. The boxes must also be furnished with "citizens' keys" for operating the trap without opening the door, and trap locks; and also constructed so as to answer signals automatically, so that parties sending them may know that the calls have been received Also with the neeeseary ap paratus for indlca> ing to the patrolman, when rejiorting at a box, that he Is wanted at the telephone, with wnich every box shall be fur nished. Telephone transmitters to be so con nected that their use will in no way interfere with the transmission of a signal. The system must also include one complete central station outfit, a punching register recording signals at the stable where patrol wagon is kept, a visual indicator, and all other appurtenances of a first-class Police Telephone and Signal Telegraph system. The system must be completed by August All bldB must be sealed and addressed "Pro posals for Furnishing a Police Telephone and Signal Telegraph System." Each bid mast be accompanied by a bond of $50, as a guaranty of the good faith of the bidder, and the party parties receiving the contract must furnish security for the satisfactory performance of the same. The right to reject any or all bids is reserved. By order of the POLICE COMMITTEE OF CITY COUNCIL. for 1 in' or pROPOSALS SEALED PROPOSALS will be received for uniform hats, to be helmet shape and of fnr similar to those now in use, until MONDAY EVENING, at 8 o'clock. May 19. Samples of hats to be sent to the clerk's oflice before the above mentioned hour. Bids must be accom panted by a bond of $50, for the performance of contract. F. T. SAWDON, Chairman Police Committee. EXCURSIONS. Grace M.E. SmidaySchool Eicnrsio TO CAPE MAY ON 8TEAMEB REPUBLIC, WEDNESDAY JUNE 11, 1890, Tickets, $L Children under 14 years, 50c. Music by Grace Orchestra. Vocal music by a large and well-trained chores both going and returning. Train leaves foot of French street at 7.30 a. m. sharp. New Jersey&Wilmingt'n Ferry Co STEAMER CHRISTIANA Will en and after Thursday, Mav 22. make daily trips as follows between Wilmiugton, Del., PennsgroYe and Pennsïille, NEW JERSEY. Leave Wilmington at 7 30 a.m. and 3 50 p. m. for Pennsville Leave Pennsville at 915 a. n>. and 5 05 p. m for PeimM-rove and Wilmington. Leave Wilmington at 7 30, 1130 a. m., 3 30 and 6 45 p m. for Pennsgrove. Leave Pennsgrove at 6 and 1015 a. m. and 3 25 and 6 p. m. for Wilmington. ON SUNDAY. Leave Wilmington at 9 30 a. m. and 2 30 p. m. tor Pennsgrove and Pennsville. Leave Pennsville at 1115 a. m. and 4 p. m for Pennsgrove and Wilmington. Leave Wilmington at 9 80 a. m . 2 30 and 6 p m. for Pennsgrove, and leave Pennsgrove at a. m.. 12 30 and 5 p. m. for Wilmington. This arrangement will afford a tine oppor tunity for a delightful sail on the Delaware. Excursion tickets between Wilmington and Pennsville. 30 cents; single fare, 20 cents. Be tween Wilmington and Pennsgrove, excursion tickets, 25 cents and single, 15 cents. Pennsgrove an< Pennsville are beautiful ? daces, affording great opportunities for flsh ng, boating, bathing and dancing. »pedal arrangements may bo made for Sun day school and moohlight excursions, etc., etc. A. G. McCAUSLAND, Superintendent. BBI BOWNES8 BRIGGS, Gen'I F. and P. Agent ILMINGTON STKAMBOATjCOMPANY STEAMERS City of Chester and Brandvwiiv On and after Saturday, March X, 1890. Fonrth street wharf for Chester ant Philadelphia, daily (Sundays iuc.udedi a, 10,30 a. m., l.Ot) and 4.16 p m For Marcus Hook, 7.30 a. in. and 4.16 n. n Leave Philadelphia, Chestnut street whae At 780 and 10 15 a. ra., 1.80, and 4.00 p. m. Teleu-hoae No. 9. 7-30 and HELP HASTED. G OOITPROTESTANT ~GIJuT~TO" DO general housework In a family of three. Apply to BOB W. Sixth street. ______ G irl that can sew to learn Dressmaking^ Apply 618Tatnali street. TTTANTKD-A OOÔÈT SALESMAN to it sell Nursery Stock. Address with references, D. H. PATl'Y, Nurseryman, Uen eva, N. Y. BOARD AND ROOMS. ■ ^AROE SECOND STORY FRONT ROOM . -J with board. 604 French street._ W ANTED—BOA R DER8 AT 412 KING street; pleasant rooms and good ac commodations: also unfurnished front room, for man * ml wife. __ W ANTED-TWO GENTLEMEN BOARD ers, to cocttpy large second story room, with use of bath. 602 Market street. W ANTED -BOARDERS, GOOD ACCOM modatlons. No. 406 East Fonrth street. FOR SALK. H arness.—new nickel mounted harness. Inqnlre at this office. _ R OBES.-PAIR OF HANDSOME LAP robes; also blankets and whip. Inqnlre At this efflee __ SUMMER RESORTS. H otel cHEiwoonii, ATLANTIC CITY, N. J, Remodeled and enlarged; sixty sleeping roomr: all conveniences of large hotel; newly furnished, rooms large and airy, several hav ing ocean view; beds comfortable, with woven wire springs, hair mattresses and feather pil lows; closets on each floor; particular care has iven to the sanitary arrangements rout the house; city water and gas; call n every room. ThiB hotel is desirably located, on Pacific avenue, between Indiana and Illinois avenues, oonvenient to the Pennsylvania and Reading Railroad stations, and within two minutes' walk of the beach. The proprietress takes this opportunity to thank her friends and patrons for former favors in past experience, and promises to make Hotel Chetwoode a HOME in every respect. (Spécial attention will be given to the care of Invalids. MRS. ANNIE GRUBB. been throng bellsir NOTICES. —MONEY TO LOAN AT 5 AND GEORG* C. MARIS. N otice 8 per cent, N otioe.-the annual meeting of the stockholder of the Workingmen's Loan Association will be held on Thursday evening. May 23, at 8 o'clock, when the annual report will be presented and an election lor officers and directors held, and at the same time a new series of stock will be offered for sale. J. H. HOFFECKER, Jn., President. E. K CRAWFORD, Vice-President. Geo. C. Maris, Secretary and Treasurer. N. DUBHANE CLOWARD WILL HEREAFTER DEVOTE HIS ENTIRE TIME TO TEACHING SINGING. EITHER CLASSES OR PRIVATE. Rooms Nos. 1 and 2, No. 821 Market Street. ATOTICE-THE CATHOLIC KNIGHTS OF -v Erin are requested to meet at their rooms. Fourth and French streets, on Sunday morning.the 18th instant, at 11 o'clock, Bharp. By order of the Chisf Secretary, n H^nii''" - J^OTICE. DEMOCRATIC ELECTION FOR MEMBERS OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF NEW CASTLE COUNTY. In accordance with the rules of the Demo cratic party an election will be held at the usual voting places in the several wards of the city of Wilmington and the respective hundreds throughout the county. ON SATURDAY, MAY 31, 1890, Between the hours of 4 p m. and 7 p m . at which election one person from each ward in Wilmington, and one person from each hun dred outside of Wilmington shall be elected. The perrons elected as aforesaid from Wil mington shall meet in some suitable place on TUESDAY following the election, at 8 o'clock p. m.. and elect three persons, who shall he members of the Executive Committee for Wil mington hundred.and also perform such other dutiesasare.requlred of them by the rules. The persons se elected in the several hun dreds outside of Wilmington, shall be mem bers of the County Executive Committee for their respective hundred. After the vote is fairty counted and ascer tained, the Inspector and judges (being the same who held the last Democratic primary election) shall publicly announce the result and shall make a certificate thereof and for ward it at once to the undersigned. It is important to forward the certificates at once. WILLIAM HERBERT. Chairman of County Executive Committee. N OTICE. - WILLS, DEEDS", BONDS. Mortgages, Agreements, Contracts and legally prepared by GEO. C. MARIS, 601 Shipley street. N otice.—if you want to save DOLLARS, insure your property with HAWKINS * CO.. 712 Market Street. other papers BANKING AND FINANCIAL. $500,000. CAPITAL, THE EQUITABLE Suarantee and Trust Company Northwest Corner Ninth and Market Sts. Wilmington. Da, Deposits of money received on Interest Rents and Income collected and remitted for a moderate charge and estates of every scrlptlon carefully managed. This company sets as executor, administra tor and guardian and receives and executes trUBta of every description from the court*, corporations and individuals and acts as agent for the registration and transfer of loans and stocks of corporations sad in the Sfvidonds 31 °° a P°ua or registered Interest or This company also guarantees the validity, performance and effect of any contract, be come« surety on hail bonds and courts and officials are directed to aocept it as sole surety In all cases. Executors, administrator« or trustees ot es tates and ladles unaccustomed to the trans action ot business will find this oompsny a oonvenient depository for money. Wills receipted for and safely kept without charge. For further information, call at the office or send for a circular. WILLIAM BUSH, President. PRESTON LEA. Vice President. OTHO NOWLAND, 'Secretary and Treasurer. DIRECTORS. de Wm. H. Swift, Samuel Bancroft, Jr., Preston Lea, William Bush, W. Saulsbury, Jr., H. H. Carter, Dr. J. A. Draper, E Bringhurst, Jr., George w. Bush. Christian Febiger, H. M. Barksdale, William DuPont, Thos. Jackson, Wm. T.Porter, Joseph Swift, W.G Penny-packet, J. Smith Brennan, George V. Massey, A. P. Robinson, H. A. Richardson B. R. ROBINSON & CO., BANKERS AND BROKERS Corner Fourth and Market Street« Stocks bought and sold lx the New Tor) Philadelphia and Boston markets on ooaimia sion. Letten of credit given, available In all parti the world, and drafts on England Ireland. France Germany and Switzerland Issued. "JPUE ARTISANS' SAVINGS BANK. Open dally from 9 o'clock a. m. until 4 p. m. union Tuesday and Saturday from 7 to 8 p. m LOANED ON MORTGAGES. G so. ». Capblls, Vice PreehteM MONEY (Ho. W. Bush. President. E. T. Tatlos, Treasurer. Xna. Iw. M uni»«. Audit«» BE KOY AI H. H. WARD, ATTORNEY AT LAW, Has removed to No 3 East Ninth" street _ I,„varu Building Annwx. PB14NIK8 AND SMALL CHANGE CAN BE HAB AT THE COUNTING BOOM OF THE EVENING JOVkKAb There is nothing more unwholesome than heavy, soggy pastry. USE LEA'S PASTRY u f And have it light and flaky. JOHN A. LENGEL'S CELEBRATED BAVARIAN * BEER Will make Its first appearance on Monday, May 19, And will be found on tap at all the leading saloons. Orders by mail Telephone wi'l be »rompt ly id to. Telephone Call, attende No. 590. LENGEL BAVARIAN BREWERY Fifth and DuPont Sts. POLITICAL. POR SHERIFF OF NEW CASTLE COUNTY, 1800, Joseph S. Dunlap, OF WILMINGTON HUNDRED. Subject to the decision of the Demo «ratic party. pOR SHERIFF. 1890, Peter J. Ford. Subject to Democratic rnles. pOR SHERIFF OF NEW CASTLE COUNTY, Frank E. Herbert Democratic nomination election. June 14,1880. I am in the field to stay and will support the successful nominee JPOR SHERIFF OF NEW CASTLE COUNTY, 1890, Purnal J. Lynch, OF 8T. GEORGES HUNDRED, Subject to the decision of tho Demo cratic Party. SHERIFF P°R OF NEW CASTLE OGUNTYJ George C. Rothwell, OF BLACKBIRD HUNDRED Subject to rules of the Democratic party pOR SHERIFF OF NEW CASTLE COUNTY, 1890, James J. Toner, Subject to the decision of the Democratic Party, pledging myself to support the suc re! nominee. ■ esfl jpOR SHERIFF OF NEW CASTLE COUNTY. Peirce Gould, OF WILMINGTON. Subject to the decision ot the Repub lican Party F°R CORONER OF NEW CASTLE COUNTY. 1890, Charles E. Sparks, K»F WILMINGTON HUNDRED. 37 Subject to the riles of the Eepubii can Party, II THE WORK OF CONGRE83. Aa Outline of the llnslneB* of the Present Week. Wabhingtu May H).—To the senate thk week the dis< . ing of the stiver bill will be continued indefinitely. Several of tht western senators we down for long speeches mid the end of the debut« Is not yet it sight,. An effort will be made to hold e Republican caucus during the week t< come to some agreement on the silver que» tlon and to determine upon a limit to de bate, but the discussion is likely to fill oui the week at least. Tuesday, after 4 o'clock is to lie devoted to eulogies on the late Rep resentative Kelley, of Pennsylvania. The house will conclude the tariff discus sion this week. Twice the consideration of the river and harbor bill has been post potted by action of the Republican crntcut of the house, and It was understood that it would be called upas soon as the tariff bill had been disposed of. The tariff bill will lie placed on its final passage on Wednes day, and it is the intention of the electtout committee, which has right of way, to call up the contested election case of McDuffit (Rep.) against Turpin (I)em.), from tht Fourth district of Alabama, on Thursday so that the river and harbor bill will not come up before the following week at tht earliest unless a caucus should deoide t< allow it to be brought forward this week. The elections committee has reported in favor of the seating of Mr. McDuffie, tht contestée, and a minority report has been filed by the Democrats favoring Mr. Tur pin's retention of his seat. Friday will, at usual, be devoted to the consideration and passage of private hills. THE DEADLY QUICKSAND, James ÏÎ. Parsell Dies Slowly In a Well Which Caved In on lflm. Woodsiiik, L. I., May 19.—James H. Parsell, night dispatcher of the New York poetoffiees, aud one of the most prominent and highly respected citizens of this place, went into his well, which was fifteen feet in depth, to arrange a pipe In it. It Is supposed that in his descent he brought the sides of kite well about him. When discovered only his head and shoulders were above the quicksand, which was fast closing in on him. Neighbors ran to Mr. Parsell'.assistance and a rope was passed under his arms and a dozen men tried to drag him out. The sand was too firmly packed about him, however, and a number of the neighbors, headed by Stephen and John Parsell, sons of the unfortunate roan, tried to dig the sand from about him. As fast as they threw it out the treacherous sand closed about Mr. Parsell, and finally a hose was placed in his mouth in order that he might breathe should the sand cover his head. Scarcely had the hose been arranged when the sand buried the man's head from sight. After two hours' rapid work Mr. Par sell's head was uncovered, but he was un conscious. The rescuers worked steadily, and when he was dug out physicians tried to revive the man, but all to no avail. Mr. Parsell leaves a wife aud six children in comfortable circumstances. THE STRUGGLES OF LABOR. TI»e McKroHport SfrihiT* Stund Firm fb» a 10 Per Cent. Ad van«»«. Pittsburg, Pa., May 19.—A meeting of the striking employe« of the McKeesport National Tube works Sunday afternoon was addressed by General Manager Con verse. Over 2,000 men were in attendance. Mr. Converse made a half hour's speech, at the conclusion of which he offered to intro duce the piece-work system in ail depart ment« practicable. The offer was discussed by the men, and by a unanimous vote it was decided to hold out for the 10 per cent, advance demanded. Freestone Cuttere Ordered Out. New Haves, Conn., May 19.— Over too freestone cutters in New Haven are af fected by the order of the Freestone Cut ters' union lu Massachussets, which has notified them that they must cease working for employers who belong to the masters' association or their cards will not be recognized by Massachusetts union men. Citisen Train Will Ilreak the Record. New York, May 19.—Among the passen gers arriving Sunday on the steamship Etruria, from Liverpool, was George Fran cis Train in completing his journey around the world. Mr. Train slid down a rope from the big steamer into a tugboat and was brought to the city from quarantine early in the morning. He was soon hold ing an informal reception at his old quar ters in the Continental hotel, looking us bright and fresh os when he started. He said he had been sixty days on the voyage and expected to finish it in five days more. He has plenty of time fio beat the record without hurrying, so be will stay here until this evening. He will start on a special car attached to the Chicago limited on the New York Central at 8 o'clock, reaching Chicago at 9 pm. Tuesday and Omaha 2;30 p. m. Wednesday. At that point he will take a special train tor Ta ooma. _ Important Labor Meetings. Philadelphia, May 19.—The Horse shoers' union and the Machinery Construe tore' National Trade assembly begin their annual meetings a t Cleveland today. These organizations having expressed their willingness to co-operate with and assist the file and rasp makers, the File Makers' National Trade assembly have decided to send a delegate to attend both meetings. Samuel Perkins, of Newark, has been selected for the purpose. The meetings will be important ones for organized labor. A Part of the Gallery Fell. Kingston, N. Y., May 19.—During the performance of Lee's circus here last Sat urday night a section of the reserved seat gallery fell, carrying down several hun dred persons and causing great excitement. Many persons were cut and bruised, but the only severe injury was to a man whose leg was broken. The proprietor settled damages with the injured persons on the spot. ___ A Boy Whipped to Death. Philadelphia, May 19.—Thomas Moore, aged 8 years, died yesterday from the effects of a beating administered some months ago by James Warhurst, a confectioner, who claimed that the boy was one of a number who had annoyed him by con stantly ringing his bell and calling him out of his shop. The boy has been in bed ever since the assault. Warhurst was locked up. The Cronin Jnry Briber in Jail. Joliet, Ills., May 19.—Jerry O'Donnell, the ex-deputy sheriff who conspired with Graham aud others to corrupt the Cronin jurors, was received at the penitentiary and entered upon his three years' terra. O'Donnell was put to work in the wire milL Ontario Breaks the Record. Washington, May 19.—Mr. Rowland's horse Ontario has beat the world's record for high jumping, clearing 7 feet The best record previously was his own—6 feet S inches. A TEKHIBLE EXPLOSION. Fifty Persons Killed at the Cap ital of Cuba. MANY FIREMEN WKltE MANGLED. A Quantity of Powder In a Hardware Store Ignites with Frightful KfTert. Rescuing Bodies from the Rntns—Ha In Mourning—Iluslness Huspeuded. Havana, Cuba, May 10.—A hardware store in which a large quantity of powiloi was stored w as destroyed by fire in this city Sunday night. When the fin; was rag ing and the firemen were endeavoring tc subdue it a tremendous explosion occurred, bringing down the walls with a frightful crash and scattering burning brands foi several blocks in all directions. Over Fifty were Killed. Over fifty persons were killed and wound ed. either directly by the falling debris oi by the explosion itself, among the numbet being five chiefs of the fire department, several firemen and policemen, aud tht resident consul for Veuozuela. The list ol dead, as known now, is: Conill, Oscar. Ordonez, Francesco. Silva, Francesco, the consul from Ven ezuela. Rencoviech, Musset. Five fire chiefs. All Itusluess Suspended. The calamity is one of the most dlsas trous that hae occurred to this city foi many years and has produced a feeling ol general consternation and horror. All busi ness Is suspended, and every effort is being directed to an examination of the ruins aud the discovery of the extent of the loss of life, which cannot now be estimated with certainty. Working parties were at once organized, and it U imped that full de tails as to the utunlK-r of dead aud wounded, os well as the financial loss, will soon be ascertained. Human Limbs Recovered. Many human limbs have been taken from the ruins. The relatives of missing persons supposed to be in the ruins art gathered on the spot, and as the bodies art brought out the scenes are most distressing. Thu conduct of the authorities is the sub ject of universal praise. The highest officials have incurred per sonul risk in conducting the search for the dead, and have offered the use of theti own carriages to convey the Injured to the hospitals. The 1'roprletur Arrested. Ysasi, ,tlie proprietor of the hardware store, has been arrested. It is feared that there are many more victims in the ruins. Over the theatres aud the chamber of com merce and many other buildings flags are flying at half mast. Everywhere are signs of mourning. Up to the present time the number of people known to tie dead is thirty-four._ SHOT HIS DEAREST FRIEND. Fatal lU»8ult of 1'areleiMljr Handling ■ leaded Gun. Syracuse, n. Y., May 19.—A fatal ac cident, by which Charles Higgs, a populat young man of this city and a bookkeeper in the firm of Kennedy, Spaulding Sc Co., met his death, occurred about 4 o'clock Sunday morning In a boarding house at No. 801 North Clinton street. The man at whose hands Higgs met his death is Robert E. Drake, of the law firm of MeFurrcn Sc Drake, excise commissioners, and vice pres ident of the Worden Manufacturing com pany of this city. Drake was Riggs' closest friend, aud both were young. BDruke says that on Saturday night he and Riggs, with three others, started out for some sport They returned to their boarding house rather late, but kept up the sport, engaging in mock battles with each other. Drake hod a Winchester rifle, with which they drilled and went through mili tary manoeuvres. No one seemed to know that the gun was loaded. Riggs and Drake began chasing each other up and down the halL Finally Drake jumped into his own room, slamming the door after him. As he banged the door he hit the muzzle ot the gun, which discharged it« coûtent« through the door, striking Higgs' spinal column. Physicians were called, but he died In a few hours. Drake immediately gave himself up L> the police authorities. He will probably lie released to-morrow. Col. Canady Must Go. Washington. May l«.—It is settled finally that Scrgeaut-at-Arms Canady, of the sen ate, is to resign today, his resignation to take effect July L His successor is to be chosen at a caucus of Republican senators. It is likely that Mr. I-eed«, of Philadelphia, Representative Valentine, of Nebraska, 1 CoL Swords, of Iowa, will be put in nomination in the caucus, but it looks as though Mr. Valentino would have a clear field after the first ballot. The position pays $4,930, and it Is considered particular ly desirable because of the patronage con nected with it CoL Canady has held the position of sergeant-at-arms for nine yean. He was appointed from North Carolina to succeed "Dick" Bright, at the instance of Senator Sherman, who ijas used his influ ence ever since to keep him in office. Determined efforts have been made for more thun a year to have CoL Canady re moved, aud the fact that North Carolina is a Democratic state has rendered CoL Can ady's tenure of office very insecure for some time. ex aid Flyaway's Collapse. Louisville, May 19.—Flyaway, the 3 year-old filly, has broken down for good. The loss will be severe to her owners, West & Co., who had her entered in $.30,000 worth of stakes. She is a daughter of George Kinney, out of Sunbeam by im ported Leamington. She won three in six last year and the Nevada stakes at Nash ville this year. The Flour Dust Exploded. WINONA, Minn., May 19.—Spontaneous combustion aud an explosion in the dust room of Johu A. Cole's flouring mill at Rochester tore away the entire roof and set fire to the building, a frame structure, five stories ^high. The water supply was limited and the mill was entirely destroyed. The loss is $10,000; insurance less than $15,000. _ To Boycott New Haven Beer. New Haven, May 19.—At a largely at tended meeting of the trades council it was voted to boycott all beer made in New Haven on the ground that it is "scab" beer. The trades council is composed of delegates from the various local organizations. Miss Fox Gets a *1,000,000 Check. CABKT, Ills., May 19.—Miss Jennie Fox, aged 18, daughter of Squire Joe Fox, of Johnson township, has received a check for $1,000 000 ieft her by the death of an uncle at Galveston, Tex. She is Clark oounty's trat millionaire. _ THE BASEBALL WORLD. An- ortian Association. At Windsor ach— Rocht **it rr... Columbus. 000000090—8 0 4 1 0 0 3 0 4 x -11 Bam hit« : I.» better, 4; Columbus, 11. Errors: Rochester, 3: «'cilumbii*. 1. Bnttertaft: Colla* hon aiul McK'mukU. Qaatrlght ami O'Oonuor. At Phtlat)ejphtiik~ Athletic 0000800000—2 SjonJsvIlle 1 00001008 *— 5 Base hits; Athletic, 7; Louisville, 6. Errors. Athletie,C: Louisville. 4 Batteries: Seward and Robinson, Meakln und Ryan. At Syracuse— Byracuart. 8L Louis. 00430280 0-11 300008810—# Base bite: Syracuse, 18; Pt, Louis, 10 Errors: Syraouée, 4 ; bu Lotus, 0. Batteries: Casey aud Brigg, Stevltti aud Earls. At Brooklyn— Brooklyn.0 2COOOOOOO 0-8 oooeooooso t-a Bus« hits: Brooklyn, 8; Toledo, T. Errors: Brooklyn, 8; Toledo. 5. Batteries: MattUnoro »nd Toy, liealy and Roger». Atlantic Aftnoclutlon. At Nowark— Newark. WoMhlhjrton... 8 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-4) Bhr«> hit*: Newark, 8; Washington, 7. E^or*, Newark, 0: Washington, 8. Butterte«: D. Ballt* vun amt PulToy, Phillips and Kiddle. Other Oamefi. At Ernstlna : Staten Island)— Jersey City Baltimore ... .1 I 010810 *— IS Base btt»; Jersey City. 11: Baltimore, 18. Er rors: Jersey City, 0; Baltimore, 5. Batterien: Fltsgerald and Dowd, German and Houry. At College Point— Leoutlues 001)92000 1 — B 0 0 2 1 8 0 0 6 1-18 College Points.0 1 0000000—1 Base lilts: Leontlnea, #; College Pilots, 2. Er rors: Leontlnrs, I ; College pilots, 0. Batteries: Malone and Mulb.ul, Owen Sullivan and Johu Duggan. Standing of the Clubs. PLAYERS' LE AG PE. Club. W. L. i'.CL Club». W. L P.Ct. Cblcago... 11 7 .dll Pittsburg.. 8 # .471 Boston,.., 12 0 .671 Clevoland. 7 8 .467 Brooklyn.. 18 # .671 New York. 6 11 .421 Pluladelp'u 9 10 .474 Buffalo_ 6 V .867 NATIONAL LEAGUE. Clubs. W. L. P CL Club». W. L P.Ct Phüsdelp'a 12 7 ,689 Cleveland. . 7 B .467 Chicago... # 7 .MW ffew York. 9 11 .450 Cincinnati. 10 # .686 Pittsburg.. 8 10 Brooklyn.. # 0 .600 Boston._ 1 it .420 AMERICAN ASSOCIATION. Club». W. L P.CL I Clubs. W. L. P.Ct hurhe«ter. 10 7 .8911 Toledo. 10 11 .4.« Athletic... 18 7 .oaojttmcuse .. loll .476 Louisville.. 12 9 .671|Coliiinbus . 10 18 .406 Hi. Loots.. 11 11 .500|Brooklyn. 4 16 .2.0 ATLANTIC ASSOCIATION. W. L. P.CL I Club». W. L. P.Ct, .778 Worcester. T 7 .500 .682|Janiey City 8 9 .611 Hartford . .826|VVilm!ugt'u 8 17 Club*. , 4 Baltimore. 12 7 N. Hawn, 11 7 Newark... 10 9 .471 7 11 .Ml .1U6 SAD SCENES IN WILKESDARRE. The Ashley Mine Victims Hurled—An Appeal for Aid. WiLKESRABRR, Pit, May 19.—The funerals of a number of the victims of the Hartford mine took place Sunday afternoon. Every available space was occupied in the ceme tery, and the rood leading to it was crowded with vehicle« of all k inds contain ing sightseers. Brief services were held at each of the houses and consisted of singing, priiylhg, and In some aase.« short addresses. The scenes were heartrending in the ex treme. Another victim's funeral took plaeu this morning, anil then the curtain will have been lowered upon another terrible mining calamity. The bodies of Michael Iienly and Another unknown man have been recovered. The burgess of Ashley 1ms issued an ap peal for uhl to the charitable public for the families of the miners killed in the disaster at No. -i slope, of the Hartford mine. He solicits contributions of food, clothing and money, which may he sent to R. Thomas, burgess; Martin Dooley, president of the borough council, or E. Ltndermuth, treas urer, at Ashley, Luzerne county, Pa. ">VlE»r«l M Sdi««fer'R Plan*. Bar Fhanuibco, May 19.—Jake Schaefer, the "Wizard," accompanied by Frank Ivoe, the young "Napoleon" of billiards, has arrived here. It has lieen generally be lieved here that Schaefer was coining to this city for the express purpose of meet ing Professor McCleery in a three thousand poiut game, Schaefer to give a discount. Such Is not the case, however; Schaefer and Ives are making a tour of the world and will leave for Australia immediately after the match which will begin at Metro politan hall May 29. As he intends to do in all other large cities, Schaefer agreed to play McCleery here and requeeted his part ner, Dick Roche, to arrange this match. Schaefer will leave Australia in time to reach Paris for the great tournament and expect« to return to New York before October. Mr. Blaine's Regrets. Washington, May 19.—A local paper prints the following: "Secretary Blaine states emphatically that he will not lie a candidate for the nomination in 1892. At the same Urne he does not hesitate to de clare that It his health bad been as good two years ago as it is today he would not bave written etther the cablegram which he sent from Florence or the one which he afterward sent from Scotland while the convention was in session at Chicago. He looks upon Governor Hill as the man on the Democratic side, and he does not hesi tate to say that the governor will be a hard man to beat." Th« United Order of Honor Wiped Ont. Indianapolis, May 19.—The United Or der of Honor, whose uffairs have been in the hands of Receiver Bradley for some months, was completely wiped out Satur day when the receiver submitted his re port. He showed that there were debts aggregating $50,000, but he was only able to collect $1,190 all told. The court al lowed the attorney in the case |500, and the receiver the remainder. After paying the court expenses the creditors get noth ing. The order was once in a very flour ishing condition. A Nwindler Caught. Watehbury, Conn., May 19.—Michael J. Cassidy is in custody here charged with ob taining money by false pretences. He has lieeu representing himself to be un agent for The I-adies' Home Journal for nearly a year, during which time he has collected sums varying from $50 to $300. Cassidy is the same man who, two years ago, em liezzled $300 from Judge K F. Cole, but whose case was settled to save disgrace to his friends._ Illpley Ropes Is Desd. Brooklyn, May 19.—Ripley Ropes, pres ident of the Brooklyn Trust company, state charities commissioner and one of the largest South American merchants in New York, died at his residence in this city on May 18 at the age of 70 years. He was one of the most prominent men in political, business and social ciroles of Brooklyn and leaves a large fortune. The Leader of Chicago's Bar Dead. Chicago, May 19.—W'irt Dexter, the leader of the Chicago bar, died at his home, 1,721 Prairie avenue, at 9 o'clock Saturday nigiit, alter ouiy; two hours' iiinees, of a very scute cougestiv» chilL Mr. Dexter was born in Dexter, a Utils town in Mich igan, ln 153A STANLEY'S ENGAGEMENT The Talented Lady Who Will Be His Bride. , CUPID CAPTURES A WOMAN HATER The Romantic Courtship of the Explorer and HU Sweetheart. Mise Dorothy Ten nant—Love Letter, from Darkest Africa. Engaged Before 111. Lout Expedition. London, May 19.—Henry M. Stanley will neither confirm or deny the report that he U soon to marry Miss Dorothy Tennant, hut the lady In question was not so uncom municative. She is a tall and handsome brunette—the ideal of the Millais picture, which Is referred to below. She replied without affectation to your correspondent'» question, her graceful frankness settfng him completely at ease and rendering apology for the intrusion t^fcieceesary. She modestly acknowledged that Mr. Stanley and herself were pledged to each other. The attachment began long ago. The en gagement, If so the word of a hero might be called, was made before his last, de parture for Africa. The marriage cere mony, she said, would take place in London early in Judy—the exact date vugs yet un fixed. When asked about her views of U.o future of the explorer, she said their unio «. would not affect his career. If called again to Africa be might go with all bis heart. She would not permit their marri age to cut short his labors for the benefit of mankind. MImi Tennant's Career. Miss Dorothy Tennant has been for years a well known figure in the literary and artistic circles of lxmdon. She is s con tributor to the Academy and other art ex hibitions. 81m is not by any means a young woman, but Is In every way fine looking and lias a strikingly Intellectual face, filled with what 1h called English color as a re sult of her continuous outdoor exercise. She walks a great deal, rides well, has a fine supple ilgunS, unhampered by the con ventional corset or dress improver. As an artist she paints nude studies generally, but this year she has a wonderful picture of realistic London life, entitled "Street Arabs at Play," which she shows at the new gallery. She Said "Ye»." of Coure«. Sir John Millais is a dear friend of Mr. Stanley's prospective bride, and to per petuato her charms ho put her into his famouB picture " Yos or No," for which he induced her to pose as model. " Yes or No " is one of Sir John's most charming creations. It- represents a tall, graceful girl lu a simple, dark, closely-clinging cos tume. The present possessor of the work is well acquainted with Miss Tennant,, is aware of her share in its production, and knows of her engagement to Mr, Stanley. He now proposes to change the title from " Yes or No " to " Yes," and will stnc picture to the bride us a wedding pres lie Was a Sham Woman Hater. Stanley bos declaimed, times innumer able, that bis mission in life was not to be able to talk to women. From the first day he presented to his future bride by the <1 the baroness, he seemed to find in the quiet ude of Miss Tonnont's society that, haven of rest which is now rarely his, and three days before he departed on his perlions mission to find Emin Pacha he proposed to Tennant and was duly accepted Härenes« Burdett Coutts and some half a dozen near friends were Informed of the engagement, but all were sworn to the strictest secrecy. How well those few privileged friends have kept their trust may be judged from the fact that nearly four years have passed and not one word has escaped their lips. Love Letters from Darkest Africa. During the years Stanley has been absent from home in Africa Miss Tennant and her lover have been regular correspondeuts, aa far as the difficulties of postal arrange ments would permit. Each mail that has brought letters from the explorer to the Emin Pacha relief committee has also con tained a lengthy budget to Stanley's lady love in Rlohmond terrace. It is openly stated that Miss Tennant has now in her possession more written facts concerning the dangers, privations and discoveries of the Stanley expedition than even the reMef oommittee are aware of or the public can even guess at A Sweetheart's Terrible Suspense. Not once has Miss Tennant given the slightest intimation of the secret by her over anxiety during the terrible suspense of the years she waited for her lover's re turn. Times without number came the news of his death. For many dreary months the air was full of rumors of his fate. Now he had died like a dog in a fetid Africau Now be had been slain by blacks, was caged in Khartoum. Such L swam Now was almost the only news which came to this courageous woman, whose sufferings may be left to the imagination. A Mystery Explained. It seemed somewhat strange to som* people that Stanley should, when first put ting his foot on London soil after his re turn to this country, drive direct to Bar ones« Burdett-Coutt's house in Stratton street. The mystery is now explained, as some one as precious as his existence to Stanley was waiting for his coming. That some one was Miss Dorothy Tennant. Ik has for weeks past been a noticeable foot that one of Stanley's most interested lis teners at his lectures has been M iss Ten nant. It Ls stated that Stanley will bo offered the post of governor of Africa. To-night Miss Tennant was preseut at the Turners company dinner, ut the Connor street hotel, with Stanley, and received many good wishes for her future happi ness. Boston Carpenters Still Fighting. Boston, May 19.—At the Carpenters' dis trict council the walking delegate of Union 83, of Boston, reported that all the men at work for Norcross Brothers ou the new Ames building, corner of Court and Wash ington streets, had been induced to stop work and would not go to work today. It was voted to continue Che struggle for on eight hour day. The delegates from the Worcester union stated that the carpenters of that city would on June I demand th* nine hour day, eight hours on Saturday, without reduction in pay. An English Syndicate Biting. QUINCY, Mass., May 19.—The granit* workmen's strike is over, and the cutters, polishers and blacksmiths resumed work today. An English syndicate is negotiate' ing Jor the purchase of the granite business of this city. It ls said that $2,000,000 is involved. 1 The Prisoner* Used Dynamites CAULDTrlLLN, lit, May 10.—kne of th* artsoners confined in the jail at this places have effected their escape by blasting out a stone in the wall with dynamite.