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The EVENING JOURNAL offers no premiums ; it circu lates solely on its merits. The EVENING JOURNAL has more readers than any other paper In Delaware. ■ WILMINGTON, DEL, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5. 1898. ONE CENT. FIFTH YEAR. O'CLOCK EDITION. This edition prints full re irts of everything of local id telegraphic moment up to p.m., giving the reader later îws by two hours than any her Wilmington paper. HE RICHARD PECK WINS Wilmington-Built Boat Beats the Puritan. WIN SCREW VERSUS SIDE-WHEEL Long: IhImiuI Sound Demons! raten the Superior Speed of the New Twin Screw Steamer—The I'auengera of both floats Manifest a Lively Interest. [By Telegraph to the Evening Journal.] New Yo k, Oct. 5.— A race up Long Band sound this morning between the ide-wheeler Puritan of the Fall River ue and the twin screw boat Richard 'eck of New Haven, resulted in a vic ory for the latter. The Peck left New Haven at midnight. She had quite a crowd of passengers on loard who manifested a great deal of in erest in the contest. Tne Peck ran slow rom New Haven to Stratford shoals vhere she was to meet the Puritan which eft Fall River at 8.30 p. m. .n Early-MorniiiK Itace At 2.30 this morning the Peck sighted he lights of the Puritan, and on the atter's coming abreast of her all steam was crowded on both steamboats and the race began. The Peck took the course along the Long Island shore and the Puritan steamed about a quarter of a mile from her farther out in the sound, was a light breeze from the North and the water was smooth, on both boats crowded the decks and the interest was intense. The speed of both boats was about twenty-three miles an hour, their usual rate being twenty. After a few miles neck and neck the Peck began to forge ahead, not rapidly, but steadily, until the white hull of the Puritan was a mile astern. The race was to end at Sand's Point and when the Peck passed that point she was a mile and a half ahead of the Puri tan. The Peck arrived at her dock here at 6.45 a, m. aud the Puritan 10 minutes later. The total distar ce covered by the two boats in the race was fifty-six miles. There The passengers The Peck was built by the Harlan and ipany of this city and Haven on August 18. Harlingsworth Com clear On her trial trip on the Delaware the ateamer traveled at the rate of twenty and one-quarter miles an hour. Tue steamer had previously made several runs at the rate of nineteen miles an hour, and those on board afterward real ized that they had ridden the fastest mile on the Delaware river. President J. Taylor Ganse, at the time, remarked that the Peck was the fastest boat ever built by the company, steamer was designed by A. Cary Smith, of New York, and he was very mach in terested in the boat's speed. She has Scotch boilers Uxl3 feet, with 400 square feet of grate surface. These boilers furnish steam for two triple-ex pansian surface-condensing engines, the low pressure cylinder being 6'J inches in diameter, the high preSHure 34 inches and the intermediate 38 inches: the en gines have a 80-inch stroke ; the horse power is 4000. for New The A PAYMASTER'S SENTENCE. Two Year» Sunpen»loii for A»ni»tant Pay master Sullivan for Violating Rule». I By Telegraph Ui the Evening Journal.] Washington, Oct. 5.—The judge ad vocate of the court martial which re cently tried Assistant Paymaster H. R. Sullivan has turned its findings over tho navy department. It will be some days before the sen tence will be officially announced, but is said that was acquitted of the more serious charge of embezzle ment, found guilty of some of the less serious charges, involving technical vio lations of the regulations and sentenced to about two years suspension with loss of numbers. ROOSEVELT SHUTS DOWN. The Great New York Organ Factory to Permanently Close. [By Telegraph to the Evening Journal.] New York, Oct. 5.—The great Roose velt organ manufactory in this city, which employs Several hundred men, is to be permanently closed. The reason given for managers capital required for the manufacture of such expensive Instruments as the Roose velt organs could be more profitably in vested. The number of organs built by the Roosevolts reached 537, and among them were the grand instruments built for the Garden City Cathedral and the Chicago Auditorium. the this by course of the concern is that the Stabbed By a Lunatic. [By Telegraph to the Evening Journal.] Indianapolis, Oct. 5.—Maggie Myers, an attendant In the woman's department of the Central Hospital for the insane, was set upon am severely stabbed four times last evening by a patient named Lizzie Burke. Miss Myers was manicuring the nails of the patient when the latter seized the scissors and, before she could be controlled, had infiicte 1 the painful Miss Myers' wounds, It is thought, will not prove fatal though they are serious. A Compliment From Spain. [By Telegraph to the Evening Journal.] Madrid, Oct. 5.— Canovas del Castillo, the prime minister, arrived at Huelva today and was greeted by a popular ovation. Ho will deliver the opening address at the congress of Americanists on Friday. Professor Adams, of France, will speak la reply. wounds. A MONASTERY DESTROYED. Fire Reduces the Nova Scotia Home of the Trappists to Ashes—Monks Seek Shelter In the liants. [By Telegraph to the Evening Journal.! Halifax, N. S.. Oct, 5.—The magnifi cent monastery of the Trapplst order at Tracadie, Antigonish county, was burned yesterday. The fire originated In the bak ery and the monks and their guests made great efforts to keep the fire from reach ing the main building but without avail. The beautiful chapel was next to go aud soon all of the splendid buildings were a pile of mouldering ruins. Every thing was destroyed but the mills and barns. The loss Is fill),COO with no in surance. There are only two Trapplst monaster ies on the continent, one in Nova Scotia and the other in Kentucky. The monks are now quartered In the barns aud out buildings. LOTTA'S SAD SICKNESS. The Sprightly Little Actress May Never Again Grace the Hoards. [By Telegraph to the Evening Journal.] Nkw York, Oct. 5.—The condition of Lotta, the actress, has become serious and her manager has notified the mem bers of her company that they are at liberty to accept other engagements for the present season. Ail dates fixed for performances were cancelled. The little woman's trouble is traced to a fall she suffered in Jersey City three years ago and the injuries she received iu a runaway accident iu Boston in No vember 1889. The most encouraging news her phy sician can give is that with careful at tention aud absolute rest she may, a year hence, be herself again in a social, but not in a professional way. The doctor thinks that owing to her spinal ailment she will never be able to dance again. The news has already been sufficient to all but break Lotta's heart. CHURCHMEN IN SESSION. THE EPISCOPALIAN CONVENTION OPENS IN BALTIMORE. Important Changes in the Church'» Or ganic Law Contemplated—Opening Re ligious Service»—To Begin the Business Meeting Today« [By Telegraph to the Evening Journal.! Baltimore, Oct. 5. —The supreme law making body of the Protestant Episcopal church of the United States, the general convention of 1892,assembled at Emman uel church at 10.80 this morning and began its three weeks' session—a session that will be pre-eminently marked by earnest and brilliant debate, important legislation aud changes iu the organic law in the church which may have their effect for ages to come. The scene at the church was impress ive as the venerable bishops, clergymen and laymen marched up the aisles to their respective seats. The bishops, of whom there were sixty-three present, oc cupied seats upon a platform which had been constructed in front of the altar. The delegates were seated in the body of the church. They numbered over 400. Admission to the church for the cele bration of holy communion, the only fea ture of th's morning's gathering, was by ticket. Twelve hundred were issued and as many more applications were nec essarily refused. Nearly was occupied. The services were con ducted by Bishop Williams, of Connecti cut, the senior bishop of the church. He was assisted by Bishops Potter, of New York; Littlejohn, of Long Island; Doane, of Albany; Dudley, of Kentucky and others. The celebrants and all the other bishops were in vestments. Tho sermon was preached by Rt. Rev. R. H. Wilmer, bishop of Alabama. every seat The business sessions of the conven tion will begin at 8.80 this afternoon. B. & O. Telegrapher« Anxious. tBy Telegraph to tho Evening Journal.] Baltimore, Oct. 5. The telegraphers of the Baltimore and Ohio railroad, who belong to the Order of Railway Tele graphers, are on the tiptoe of expectancy as to what action will be taken by the railroad authorities upon the submission to them of a new schedule of wages. This schedule was agreed np cent meeting in Pittsburg. T contains a request for higher salaries, shorter hours, and a rule for promoting by merit and not by seniority. on at a re lie schedule Hurrying Canada's Canal. [By Telegraph to the Evening Journal.] Ottawa, Ont., Oct. 5.—The Canadian government yesterday came to an agree ment with Hugh Ryan, contractor for the construction of the Canadian Soo canal, by which he binds himself to have the canal completed by the opening of navigation in 1804, two years ahead of contract time. It is understood that the hurrying of the work through will cost something in the vicinity of $350, 000 over the contract price. Jersey Pythian« in Bloomfield. [By Telegraph to the Evening Journal.] Bloomfield, N. J., Oct. 5.—The an nual field day of the Knights of Pythias of this state is in progress here today. The various buildings gaily decorated with the event, knights are in town. There are sixteen uniformed divisions and they will hold a competitive drill for prizes late this afternoon. in the town are flags in honor of A large number of the Georgia Democrat» Sanguine. [By Telegraph to the Evening Journal ] Atlanta, Ga., Oct. 5.—Democrats say there is every reason to believe that Governor Northen will be re-elected by a majority of from 40,000 upwards. In some sections of the state the People's party is strong, in others it has no organization. The campaign on the part of the Third party managers has been very badly handled. Liverpool Honors Gladstone. [By Telegraph to the Evening Journal.] Liverpool, Oct. 5.—At a meeting of the Municipal Council today Mr. Holt, leading liberal, moved that the freedom of the city be conferred upon Mr. Glad Mr. Forwood, conservative, stone. member of parliament for Liverpool, sec onded the motion and it was carried unanimously. o uc t T lOM l*o* ->«A^rr*t:Tunt sttowrç î, »MtRt*'Si»îë3..oriPEriTiO» «rrrt rOftCEO To STRIKES > /V V mi ~ pnjTd€fe it Vm PfiOTfCTC THE LORD TENNYSON DYING. England's Poet Laureate Said to be Sinking Fast. CONSTANTLY GROWING WEAKER Sir Andrew Clark Mlnlsterlnf; to the Tennyson (Lord) Alfred (' L and P. R. S., poet laureate, was born in Som erby, Lincolnshire, England, lu 1800. He is the third sou of the late Rev. 8. C. Tennyson. Alfred was educated by his father at the parsonage and fullv nre-I pared for his entrance to Trinity col lege. Cambridge lie esrly developed a genius for verse-1 maki»p, and while at Trinity in 1829 ob tallied the chancellor's medal for a poem in blank verso. * In 1887, in conjunction with his brother Charles, he published a small volume of poems, and in 1830, while still an undergraduate, ho published his Poems, a chiefly lyrical work. But it was not until 1848 that Tenny son did anything to excite particular at tention. In that year there were pub lished two volumes, mainly of earlier writings, but to which were added Locksley Hall, The Talking Oaks, Dora, Morte d'Arthur and other poems, which have since become famous. These volumes at onee gave Tennyson Hick Hard—Crowds at tho House and | Many Mesnage» of Hyniputhy From Kmluent People—Origin of the Hi nes»—The Poet'» Career. [By Telegraph to the Evening. Tournai.! London, Oct. 5.—A bulletin issued early this morning states that there has been no marked change in tho condition of Lord Tennyson. He was able to sleep during the night, but is extremely weak and his condition remains critical. The foregoing bulletin 11 displayed district around the Tennyson residence is but thinly populated. At intervals are the residences of wealthy neighbors. The scientist. Tyndall oc cupies one of these, on the lofty health resort of Hindhead. Sir Andrew Clark.the noted physician, *«*-«• •'"."•V Telegrams and letters of inquiry as to the poet's condition are received iu large numbers. Ijord Tennyson's illness dates from September 37, when he became chilled while driving. A severe cold resulted which developed into influenza. -•Ml' upon the rustic gate which opens into the garden surrounding Tennyson's house. Tho gate is fastened shut by a rope in order to exclude the many per sons who would otherwise intrude upon the family with inquiries as to the poet's condition. gate in which cards and inquiries may be deposited. A basket is hupg on the • * The Poet*« Career, reputation and placed bim in the first I rank of English poets. His title to this position was further borne out by the publication, a little I later, of "The Princess," «medley, i u 1847, and of "In Memoriam," In 184Ö. This last work was issued anonymously, and I was a tribute to tho memory of a dear I friend of his earlier days at Cambridge, Arthur H. <Hallam, the son of the I eminent historian. By the death of I Woodsworth in 1850, so popular had Mr. Tennyson become that ho was made poet I laureate in 1851. It was about this time. 1 too, that Tennyson married, returning to Farlngford in the Isloof Wight, whore be lived until 1869. Following his be-1 coming poet laureate, Mr. Tennyson pub lisbed iu 1852 his ode ou *'The Death of the Duke of Wellington, which made its appearance on the day of the great soldier's funeral, and since that time few events of interest to an Englishman have transpired with-I out commemoration in the way of a poem from the laureate. In 1891, Mr. Tennyson produced • Maud," and in 1859, the first of his four "Idyls of a King," "Enid," "Vlv leu," "Elaine" aud "Genevieve." "Enoch Arden ' was written in 1864, in 1880 "The Holy Grail." "Gareth and Lynetle" was published in 1878 and the "Idyls of the King" completed iu 1873. Tennyson wrote several dramas, "Queen Mary" "Herald" "Tho Primrose between tho years 1875 and 1882 ; the latter was brought) out at tho Globe Theater, November 11, 1882. He also wrote "The Cup," pro-1 dneed at the Lyceum Theater, January 3, 1881, Henry Irving taking the leading role. "Queen Mary" was also produced there. "The Falcon," another play, was first not on the since bv Mr and Mrs first put on the stage by Mr. ana Mrs. In 1855 the University of Oxford cun ferred on the laureate the degree of D C. L.. while the fellows of his own col lege at Cambridge endorsed the senti raent of Oxford by the purchase of his bust by a prominent sculptor, which is now In the library of the May," of * \ \ ' * < \ >; 4/x; Me n 1 K M ac»w/; - At y—• $41 EFFECT OF THE McKINLEY college, and, in 1809, elected him an honorary fellow of the celfege. It was In this year that the poet moved from the Isle of Wight and took up his residence in Petersfield, Hampshire. In December, 1883, Tennyson was created a lord, and accepted a peerage as Baron Tennyson. Aldsworth, Sussex, and of Freshwater, Isle of Wight. His elevation to rank did him to discontinue his labors. of not cause for since then he lias published "Hecket," -ias," and other poems and during [By Telegraph to the Evening JournaLl LOND..V, Oct. 5.-.« Ayr twlay O. corner stoue of the memorial hbrai y pre I " nted 40 tho t,,wn by Andrew Car ' U«g»« »as laid with appropriate cere 1 monies. Almost the whole town took a holiday and despite the hostility of the I working people to the affair, an immense crowd gathered round the site of the building. The procession from the town hall to the foundation of th« building w as led. I by the city officials, Mr. Carnegie and kfrs. Carnegie. Mrs. Gamegie laid the I corner stone and the mayor, after dellr ering a speech of effusive thanks, pro 1 seated Mr. Carnegie with the freedom of the city. . As Mr. Carnegie stepped forward, hat I in hand, to reply, he was greeted with I round after round of applause, so loud I that a few groans and cries about Home I ctead were hardly audible. I Mr. Carnegie spoke at considerable I length. I Part of his remarks were as follow«; I "I feel more st rongly bound than over to I devote the remaining years of my life less I to aims ending in self and more to the «er the hit ter part :if ||M, M WTOt» "Locks ley Hall-Sixty Years After." CLARKSON CONFIDENT. riaratecl . Kcpiibliran Krratl. I.uglr on the Nltuutlon- Think. Tht-re'. no „ope for Democrat.. [By Telegraph to the Evening Journal.! Washington, Oct. 5.—Messrs. Clark F*pounds Tho son and Hobart, of the Republican Na Honal Committee are in the city today. Tbe . v constitute a sub committee on the subject of ways and means, aud their visit is for the purpose of securing addi tions to tho campaign fund. Mr. Clark son expressed himself in a very confident manner regarding the outlook. "The Republicans have New Y'ork solid," he said. "It cannot be taken out of the column. We shall lose no states iu the West that gave their electoral votes I in , 1880 'V bö Republican candidates, 'S'* or two of the silver ? tal * 8 ?«f h R " Colorado or Idaho. There 1 18 ®£ htl "S chance in both Connecticut a,,d New Jersey ; the former 1 think will surely vote for Harrison and Re d Democrats must tarry the so id South ÄffÄ 1 ŸSÎ.-if.IT,' ffipÄ «ta-™ "-.a " 1 ceBS - I Tlie Fitt.bnrg Monopolist i nlomln ill. I Amcrlcan-Mml. Wealth In Scotland, 1 l.r CARNEGIE AS A BENEFACTOR. vice of others, using my surplus wealth land spare time in the manner most likely to produce the greatest good t# the masses of the people. From these masse« comes the wealth which is eu trusted to the owner only as admiuls trator." ... . Mr. Carnegie received from the city « magnificently illustrated volume of "Views of the Land of Burns." MftT uco m cron i vairHPn ANOTHER NEGRO LYNCHED. A Tr „ nrH , FI uaoUt strung l> by an Angry Mob. * rn v Tdcgraoh to tho Evening Journal.! I v.siiviiik Tenu Oct. 5._Another . j ... „» hl« brutal n "B ro has I" 1 " 1 , th " P* nâlty of h ' 8 I crime. Saturday night & negro named Bell broke into the residence of Mrs. J. I S. Jones, a widow with daughter», who I lives near Troy iu Obion county. Th© I women were awakened by the negro on teriug their bedroom. He assaulted I one of the daughters, but their screams I aroused the neighbors aud Bell tied. He was arrested Sunday but escaped, being shot in the attempt. He was re I arrested Monday. Deputy Sheriff KinJ I naird started for jail with him, aud was met by about 100 men who took Bell and I hanged him to a tree, afterwards rid I dling his body with bullets. He con I fessed hia crime. I *-- " " . I A New Gautemalan Counsel General. | (By Telegraph to the Evening Journal,! New York, Oct. 5.—A letter was re I reived yesterday by Mayor Grant from Garcia announcing that lie had been ap I pointed Gautemalan counsel general in I this city in place of Jacob Baiz, the late I consul general. j Mr, Harrison Fri — M Harrison r.»»i . [By Telegraph to the Evening Journal.] WAsnmoTOF, Oct. 5.-Mra. Harrison P as8ed a ra " re comfortable night than on Tuesday aud this morning was feeling easier. She is propped up iu bed by pillows and has experienced tho usual fluctuations attending her disease, feel 1 lug better or worse at limas. V f ;■ \ f nKTo^ s °* T ."f /w 1 . / *2 <? THOUGHTFUL, CONSCIENTIOUS MIND _ i. nt** [iii *r'ncl t ■ - — BILL. THAT MACVEAGH LETTER ] It is a Bombshell in the Repub lican Camp. Senator That Mr. The following are portions of the let ter from Hon. Wayne MacVeagh. attor i it î. j .,, . . ,, ney general of the United States in the cabinet of President Garfield in 1881, announcing that he will voto for Grover Cleveland, which was given out for pub lication today ; "Pn ii adki pria Oct 4_John W Carter. Esq , Secretary of the Mass« chusetts Reform club Your cordial in vitatlon to address the citizens of Bos ton on the issues of the canvass happens to reach me just when professionaten gagements prevent my naming a time lean do so, but you are quite right in concluding that I intend to vote fot Mr. Cleveland "Entertaining the convictions that Ido. no other course is open to me, and I cheerfully accord to the supporters of President Harrison the same sense of public duty nv which 1 claim to be actuated As'both parties have pro rented unexceptionable candidates, the re trap*wtij arSKM?«* good humor and with entire respect for ^•Whlle " am more than ever reaolved to hold duty to country far above anv tiesof party, 1 find myself at present in pSrty Md^Blfng^tnit Hs «mmMn -J y excited in compelling the notai nation of Mr Cleveland when he was without a single office-holder to support his candidacy seem to me to demand that I should meet them in the same spirit and act with them as long as they maintain that high standard of policy and of ad ministration. It is the more easy to do so because the Republican party, secur ing its return to power four years ago by promUing to preserve mut ters as they were, at once em harked upon what 1 regarda reckless and revolutionary policy, even overturn ing all the safeguards of legislation In the House of Representatives In t hoir haste to pass the Force bill and the McKinley bill, both to my mind uunoc esaary and unwise measures. The opposition to tho Force bill, aa not only sure to create far greater evils than it could cure, but as also subversive of the right« of the states, has become so earnest aud wide spread that It Is said to have been abandoned, but It must not be forgotten that only two years ago such a measure was warmly advoeated a Maa of Known Ability and a High Order of Cltlrenthlp- He Was In Gar field'» Cabinet Hut Cannot Go HarrUon. by President Harrison, earnestly sup ported by the Republican party and very narrowly escaped becoming a law. * * . . . , "The abuses of the pension system fur nish another apt Illustration of the evil sure to follow such a system of legiala tion. If congress was to levy taxes upon tho people to confer bounties upon certain classes of manufacturers, it was very natural that the pension agents should also join hands to increase their f ees b Y &u in K °* pensions. nearly a generation after the close of the WRr there m a steady increase of tiie vast M,m8 ps* 481 "!? through the pension »Rents' hands untill now the total amount «taggers belief, and has become of itself a very serious burden upon the treasury From the day of Lee s surrender until now no single vole© evo *' been raised against the most generous provision for every person who had any just claim upon the gratitude of the country ; but surely there is neither reason nor iustice in legislation which destroys all distinction between the dis charge of duty and the shirking of it be tween loyal service and desertion of the colors, between wounds received in bat ties and diseases contracted in the pur suits of peace. There is still another great and in creasing evil chiefly traceable, in my opinion, to the maintenance of an ex cessive tariff since tho war aud the con staut meddling with It to make it higher and that Is the bringing to our shores of those vast swarms of undesirable immi grants who degrade American labor by their competition and threaten tho stability of institutions based upon an intelligent love of country Just as the duties upon Imported merchandise have been increased so has the grade of im portcd labor been lowered until now „„der the McKinley bill, there aro coming here every month many thousands of more ignorant and therefore less desirable laborers than ever before. It is not easy to exaggerate j the moral evils they are likely to inflict indiscriminate grant The result is that upon our social order and our national life. . "As I believe, for the reasons I have given, that the true welfare of the coun try would he promoted by Mr. Cleve land's election, it is my duty to vote for him ; and as l recall the capacity, the fidelity and the courage with which he has heretofore discharged every public trust committed to him, the duty be comes a pleasure. Sincerely yours, Wavnk MacVeagh. A Man of Known Ability. This afternoon an Evening Journal reporter interviewed a number of the leading Democrats of this city upon Hon. Wayne MacVeagh » letter. Their ex pressions are hero given ; Senator George Gray—"1 think it is exceedingly significant of the impression that tile issues in this campaign have made upon thoughtful and conscientious minds. Mr. MacVeagh is a man of known ability and high order of citizenship. Ills views aro not Ihfiuenced by any ex pectation of personal advancement and are in no way connected with his am bition. They cannot but make upon the country a decided impression.'' Chairman Willard Saulsbury, Jr. — "1 think it would bo a magnificent thing for Senator Higgins to invite his friend MacVeagh to come down and make some speeches here, quoteil Mr. MacVeagh In ids late speech in the Opera House, and 1 think it would be a good thing for the senator to take a few extracts from the letter and embody them in his next speech.'' Register in Chancery Ferguson—"It certainly meets with my approbation, am very glad to see it. It shows an in dependence of character that we do not often see in politicians nowadays. It requires a great deal of moral courage for a uuiu who has occupied such positions of honor in his party to write." Andrew E. Sanborn—"It is a very strong letter. I believe it will have great weight and make many votes for the party. It is a very clear statement of the questions and leading issues." Register of Wills Cooch—"1 am very lie I U much pleased wilii it and think it will have a good effect." Chairman Victor B. Woolley of the Wilmington Hundred Democratic Asso elation—"Every word of it means votea for the Democratic party." Jud ,f B*»"" 1 * "'"T" ( that , tlie , c °" servative and independent vote of tne country lg f or Cleveland." n on Charles B. Lore—"Wayne Mac Veagh is generally regarded as one of the most utile and conservative men of Pennsylvania. He would not change his political views unless thoroughly con vtnred that the policy of the Republican party, with which he had acted, was wrong; that the drift of public opinion was in favor of the attitude of the Democratic party. His change is one of the most significant factors in this campaign of the triumph of the Demo cratic party." Lewis C. Vandcgrlft, member of the Democratic National Executive Com mlttee-"! think it will have greater ef feet than even Judge Gresham's defoc tion from the Republican party, because there are some grounds for saying that the judge was a disappointed man in not being nominated in 1888 fur the P real sneakk Hie feeling ofThe disinteresteifrow, thinking men of the country recognize that the position of the Democratic party on the tariff question is correct Darls-'^The charge in the pronounced SÂTÂÏS campiiiffii and bring« good now« end strengt t. to the Democratic party. Ire gard Mr MacVeagh as a greater accès sion to the ranks than even Judge Urea ham. _. ___ .t,_ IMPROVING ITS SHOPSi - Th , mnd „„„.„„worth Com „„„ding Forty Feet 1 »'l«her. The machine shop of tho Harlan and Hollingsworth company will, in a short time, undergo a number of extensive im proT ; rae nts The building now is of brick and one gtory high. To keep up with the de msnd for heavy machinery will be the cense of the change. The roof of the present building will be tom off and au iron one substituted. The walls will be built forty feet higher, on which the roof will crest. Thirty-six Iron columns w m help to hold the roof. Those are , luw being made by the Edge Moor Iron Company. The front part of the building will have a mansard roof and on the east side w ui be built a large room for the «.-com modation of the "bench men." Anew dactric crane will also be put in and will be constructed so as to run the entire length of the building. The stone abutments are now being built and tho wor k w iu bo pushed forward as rapidly „possible, SECOND DAY OF THE CONGRESS. Real Estate Men's BulTnlo Convention Undisturbed by Bad Weather. [By Telegraph to the Evening Journal.] Buffalo, Oct. 5.—The second day of the real estate convention opened with a hail storm which developed intoJight snow, melting as fast as it fell and mak ing the streets and atmosphere disagree able. The delegates were early astir and the uupropitions weather did not appear to affect the boomers from the cities seeking the honor of the next con vention. Detroit seems to be one of the leaders and its advocates point to tho manner in which the Grand Army was entertained as an inducement to tho real estate men to come there next year. Chicago is doing quiet but effective work and is urging the World's Fair as an attraction, St. Louis and Louisville are also working industriously. Denver Is booming its claim vigorously and the other claimants are hard at work in the same direction, can be made aa to the result. This morning's session came to order shortly after 10 o'clock. The first busi ness was the reading of a paper by Ben jamin Hardwick, manager of the real estate exchange aud auction rooms. New York, on "Real Estate Boards aud Ex changes." followed by a discussieu of the same. As yet no prediction Professor H. Vus», commissioner of art for Holland, at the Chicago Exposition, arrived this morning (rom London. SQUARE AND COMPASS. The Grand Lodge of Delaware, A. F. A. M., in Session Here. ELECTION OF OFFICERS TOMORROW. Grand Mailer N. F. Wild« Preside«. Matons Here From All Over the State. Dinner Nerved at Masonic Temple—To day's Session CoDsnnied lly Routine Business. Well-Known Ma.on. Present, Among the well known masons present were the following; Washington Lodge, No. 1, Wllralng ton— R. E. Tuggs, William J. Quigley, The eighty-sixth annual com mini lea-* Hon of the Most Worthy Grand lodge, Ancient Free and Accepted Masons, of Delaware, began in Masonic Temple in lids city at 18 o'clock today, A. L., 5893. Tho sessions will last until tomorrow evening. N. F. Wilds, of Smyrna, grand master the state, presided. Benjamin F. Bart ram, of this city, was acting grand secrelay. Tlie grand lodge was opened in ample form by Grand Master Wilds after prayer Lewis of by the M. R. Grand Chaplain H. Jackson. The following aro the officers of tho Grand Lodge: M. W , Nathaniel F, Wilds, grand master; R. W., Benjamin A. Groves, deputy grand master; R. W , Irvine M. Fllun, senior grand warden; R. W., Eugene Massey, junior grand warden; R, W., Benjamin F. Banram, aetin grand «ectretary; R. W., tewart Allmond, grand treasurer; M. it . Lewis U. Jackson, grand chap lain; W., Henry Clayton, senior grand deacon; W,, J. Parke Postles, grand marshal ; W., Hiram Reedy, senior grand steward; W., Archibald 8. Reed, junior grand steward; W,, George K. Yates, grand tylor. W. Union Lodge, No 5, Middletown—J. H Emerson, W, W. Black, jr. Union Lodge, No. 7, Dover—George M. Jones, H. C. Carpenter, L. Darlington, Temple Lodge, No. 0. Milford—Wll llam Marshall. w S^lmonf V,™ Ï ^ W. S. Allmond, George L. Stradley, Jr , A. 8. Reed, H. H. Hawkins, Franklin Lodge, No. 12, Georgetown— T. A. Polk, John L. Thompson. Harmony Lodge, No. IV, Smyrna—N F. Wilds, Joslah D. Evans, Rev. George W. Dame,H. 8. Anthony, OeorgeM. Ster en.on, H F Smith James W Anthony, Ufayette Lodge No. 14 Wilmlngton Benjamin F. Bertram James < rooks Elmer K Green Joseph Massey, Enoch Moore, William R Watson Jefferson Lodge, No. 19. Lewea-Edgar u J"®'"*». 15 - » on wn . Corinthian Lodge No. 9^ Wllmln ton— Reynier Saulsbury, William Grossen, John H. Parsons, John M. Bern hart. Harry Vau Oaskon, O. W. Beatty, K. J. Da««. Hiram Lodge, No. 81, Seaford—W. Donaho J. E Dutton, Eureka Lodge, No. 98, Wl mington—E. A. Van T r ump, James & CUwae », J. C. Theodore L. Hawkins. s«, t *. Armstrong Lodge. No. 89. Newport John W RKillgon« Enoch^RMl^ Oriental Lodge No. 87, Wilmington— Oscar Brown, John iüuj£rho j° D^MWllî Ä ÄÄ D. K May ne, 'Ibomaa A. Deery. At the afternoon session this repre .^ÉîSîd ÎÎS^No 108 ■ r . . '' ..' , » '« , .A . p,mn«vl*ania h i. it win,toll n' I> of Temnlé . . v , „ u.i w !. r „ of liraL lSJST ' She business of the morning session was causing nnnn the credentials re ^ hiJthi-Jn ns nut musters and Ä ( rand Lodge i,,., tl,e address of Grand Master Wilds' ... shewed the aider in the state , . . ' condition He rrltod 7J Cour SrsvaSi , »k« inrUriictinn and ihat ihe orwnif Lodge is in kindest and most wi .i, .n „i.ter iuris PT... J Th» ùiitmii was referred to a snecial „» ttiw „ The Grand Lodge „ called off until after refresh , t . been served Thla afternoon was consumed bv enm _ , h „ „»«he 'grand '' . t A. Lee, Charles Mc W. M, , . , / referred to the Finance committee Q ' d loJ after transacting ot j, er ron tine business was called off in „'clock tomorrow morning T he Grand l,odgo officers will be elected i„ raorrow afternoon, llrubacker Still Live«. [By Talcgraph to the Evening Journal.] New Orleans, Oct. 5.— Notwith standing recent reports of the execution of Brubacker, the South Dakota sharp shooter, in Honduras, information has been received that Brubacker was not killed, but was sentenced to three years' imprisonment at Amapala. At first he was court mariialed and sentenced to death, bnt influential friends succeeded in having his sentence commuted. Tlie Third Party Disappointed. [By Telegraph to the Evening Journal.! Jacksonville, Fla., Oct. 5.—(ieergs W. Wilson, chairman of the Democratic committee, reports that his advices give Mitchqjl a majority of 20,000 over Baskin (People's). The election will prove a great disap pointment to Third Party section, as they had anticipated a large vote from Republicans. leaders in this Robbers Bald a Kansas Town. [By Telegraph to th. Eveslng Journal.! Kansas Ctrr, Mo., Oct. 5.—News just received here is to the effect that a gang of robbers made s descent on the town of Coffey ville, Kas , this morning and rob bed the two banks of that place. The dispatch states that five men were killed in the fight which took place between the robbers and bank officers. Well-known I'harnmrj Changes Hand. The property at Sixth and Market streets, now occupied by Z. James Beit and owned by Fdward BrlngUurst, has been purchased by Mr. Belt. The build ing is 117 loog by 23 feet wide.