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VOLUME 21 BIRMINGHAM, ALA., STATE HERALD WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER I), 1895. NUMBER 315. ODDS ON A SHORT CROP Less Than One and One-Half Millions in Texas. PICKING CONDITIONS FINE Business Good in the Capital City for This Season of the Year. CGL. JOHN W. A. SANFORD TO SPEAK Of Course He Will Tell the People of El more of the Advantages of Bimetal lism—Other News Items ol Interest. Montgomery, Oct. 8.—(Special.)—A spe cial from New Orleans says $500 is offered there against $5000 that the total cotton crop will be under $5,500,000 on March 15, and that another bet of $500 to $5000 is of fered that the Texas crop will be under 1,450,000 by the same date. Practically all of the cotton in this sec tion will be gotten out of the fields, as the weather for picking continues fine. Business here is pronounced exceptional ly good for this time of the year. To Speak at Wetumpka. At the request of many friends it is understood that Gen. John W. A. San ford will speak at Wetumpka on the 28th Instant, it being the first day of the cir cuit court. Of course he will advocate the free coinage of both gold and silver, without the consent of any foreign gov ernment. Home From Europe. Mr. J. B. Nlcrosi and ramlly, who have been absent in Europe for about five months, will return to the city tonight. They will be accompanied by Mr. J. M. Bastini, nephew of Mr. D. Bastini of the firm of Bastini & Casslmus. Mr. and Mrs. Nlcrosi will Ijejwarmly welcomed to their old home. The Baptist Union. At the annual meeting last night of the members of the Montgomery Baptist union the following officers were elected ■ for the ensuing year: W. L. Chandler, vice-president; J. B. Collier, secretary and treasurer; Rev. G. B. Eager, Rev. C. Johnston, J. B. Collier, R. H. Hudson, Rev. W. D. Gay, W. B. Davidson. T. L. Jones, J. C. Pope, Rev. J. L. Thompson, W. L. Chandler and W. B. Harris, execu tive committee. The Annual Meeting of Officers. “At the annual meeting of the Lomax Fire company last night the following officers were elected for the ensuing term: C. G. Abercrombie, president; Hugh Ross, vice-president; W. C. Smith, sec retary; J. H. Crenshaw, treasurer; Thom as McAdam, steward; Tim Conway, fore man; James Phillips, first assistant fore man; Dugal Phillips, second assistant foreman. The election was harmonious, and everything passed oft pleasantly. The Lomax is to be congratulated on the ex cellent officers ejected. The Public Schools. Montgomery's public schools opened yesterday with an exceedingly large at tendance. The prospects for the most successful year in the history of the schools are good. Chief of Police Ger ald today publishes an appeal asking those in a position to give to contribute something for the benefit of such poor children as cannot otherwise secure beeks, etc. The appeal concludes as fol lows: I hope that it will never be said of our city that a child could not go to school on account of inability to obtain books. Contributions of second-hand books, such as are in use in our public schools, writ ing material, pencils, pens and money sent to Professor Floyd at the Central High school, corner of Lawrence and High streets, will be thankfully received, duly acknowledged and properly applied. A Big Mortgage. A mortgage for $7,480,000 to secure 5 per cent bonds for that amount was filed in thb probate court here yesterday by the Georgia and Alabama Railroad com pany in favor of the Baltimore Trust and Guarantee company. The proceeds will be used to build an extension of the road from Lyons to Savannah. Resolutions of Respect. The bar met today and passed resolu tions deploring the untimely death of Col. D. S. Troy, the late distinguished president of the State Bar association. Simon Won Easily. The catch-as-eatch-can match here last night between S. J. Simon, the Mont gomery champion, and Joe Harry of Pen sacola came off at the Athletic club rooms. Simon was the victor, having won the three straight falls without a severe tussle. Berry was clever, but Si mon was too strong for him. A small crowd was present to witness the match. Messrs. J. W. Sibley. T. C. Buckle. J. K. Plonder and W. K. Atkinson of Bir mingham rtre in the city today. Mr. John -H. West of Birmingham is shaking hands with is many friends in the city today. Mrs. J. I. McKinney and Misses Eliza beth Screws and Mary Johnston left last night for Kentucky. Mrs. McKinney will go to her old home In Crab Orchard and the other ladies will visit Mrs. A. J. Mopes in Louisville. Mrs. S. Sohusslor and daughter have returned from a visit to friends in Ken tucky and Indiana. 10.000,000 TONS OF OBE. The Largest Shipment Ever Made in One Ishpemlng, Mich., 'Oct. 8.—Twelve to fifteen thousand tons of ore are being shipped daily from the Ishpemlng mines. Nearly 860,000 tons of ore have already gone forward by lake and rail this sea son. The output of Lake Superior ore for 1895 will reach 10,000,000 tons, nearly 1,000. 000 tons in excess of the largest previous season’s production. The shipments are hampered by both lack of ore cars and lack of vessels. CONOBESSEB AT WOBK. Mining Engineers, Council of Women and the Southern Irrigation Association. Atlanta, Oct. 8.—Nearly 160 mining en gineers, members of the American Insti tute of Mining Engineers came in today and tonight and held the first session of their annual convention. They met Personal. Season in Michigan, Concordia hall. Professor Yeates. slate geologist of Georgia, presided during the formal addresses, making a speech to the visitors himself. Alderman Broyles, H. H. Cabaness and President Collier of the exposition also spoke for the city and exposition. President Joseph D. Weeks of Pittsburg responded. Dr. It. W. Ray mond of New York read a paper to the convention, after which a reception was held. Tomorrow the convention will hold its session at the auditorium at the expo sition. The national council of women got fair ly down to business today. Mrs. Mary Lowe Dickinson presides. Papers were read by Mrs. Kate Brownlee Sherwood <»£ Canton on "Patriotic Instruction;’’ by Mrs. F. S. Taylor"of Utah on the "Young Ladies' National Improvement Associa tion of Utah.” A paper was read from Mrs. Lillian M. Hollister, supreme com mander of the Ladles of the Maccabees, and another on the "Education of the Fu ture” by Prof. Helen L. Webster was read in her absence by Miss Charlotte Dailey of Rhade Island. Prof. J. B. Hunntcutt of the Georgia university was today elected president of the Southern Irrigation congress. Many interesting papers were read. H. C. Gardner of Tennessee was elected vice president. An Editor Kills a Druggist. Willows, Cal., Oct. 8.—Editor W. A. Schorn last evening shot and killed J. E. Putnam, a member of a local firm of druggists. It appears that during the settlement of accounts on the 1st of the month between Editor Schorn and Put nam & Walker, there was a difference of a few dollars in favor of the latter, and they made a demand on Schorn for the amount. At the meeting of Schorn and Putnam last evening the trouble over the bill was renewed. Angry words were ex changed, then Schorn drew a pistol and shot four times at Putnam, three of the bullets taking effect in his body. One entered the abdomen, the second the diaphragm and the third lodged In the neck. NO PLACE TO FIGHT. W. A. Brady and Martin Julian Have Been Arrested, But Were Released on Bail. After Dan Stuart. Dallas, Tex., Oct. 8.—Papers arc out for the arrest of William Brady, mana ger of James J. Corbett; Martin Julian, manager of Bob Fitzsimmons; W. K. Whelock, secretary of the Florida Ath letic club, and presumably for Dan A. Stuart, Joe Vendlg and others. The pa pers were issued from Austin, and ar rived in .Dallas this morning. Wheel ock's papers were served on him today. None of the others have so far been served. Where the Corbett-Fttzslmmons fight will be pulled off is still a matter of conjecture. President Stewart says it will not be decided until Joe Vendig and others arrive. The Hot Springs proposi tion is under consideration, but the fight will go to the highest and most respon sible bidders. It may be several days be fore it Is finally settled. Later papers were served on W. A. Brady and Martin Julian. Brady, Julian and Wheelock gave, bail to appear before the Travis county grand Jury. It is understood they will leave for Austin tomorrow. Papers are here also for Joe Vendlg. They will be served by Sheriff Cabell when Vendig arrives. There are no papers yet for Stuart. The idea is said to tie that every body is to be used as witnesses against Stuart before the Travis county grand Jury to indict him for conspiracy to com pound a felony. Prise Fighters Arrested. Jersey City, N. J.. Oct. 8.—Police Jus tice Douglass this morning rendered a decision in the cases of Peter Reilly of Long Island City, Frank Erne of Buf falo. Casper Leon of New York, and Sam Robinson, Charles Roden and Joe Craig of this city, who were arrested on the night of July 15 at the conclusion of the Hudson County Athletic club's show at Oakland rink and charged with prize fighting. The court decided that the bouts constituted prize fighting. The de fendants were held in $500 bail .each to await the action of the grand jury. Still Talking Fight. Austin, Tex., Oct. 8.—The supreme court today heard arguments in the case where the tax collector of Williamson county seeks to make the comptroller issue a prize fight license under the law passed by the regular session of the twenty-fourth legislature. While the plaintiff admits that the law just passed by the extra session declares prize fight ing a felony, he desires an opinion on the old law's, validity In case the new law is knocked out, as is threatened. The state contends that the new law knocks the old law out, but even if it did not under the bill of that legislature he should have no authority to license a fight between man and man. A MINIATURE EXPOSITION. A Marvelous Representation of the World’s Fair Coming to Atlanta. Chicago. Oot. 8.—Engineer G. W. G. Ferries and Andrew Onderdonk and Ar chitect Charles Schneider have Just com pleted a 861,000 model of the World's fair “White City,” which was begun two years ago. The model will be shipped In sections to Atlanta this week, where it will placed In a pavilion within the exposition grounds between the machin ery hall and the mining arid manufactur ing buidllng. The fair over, the model will be brought back to this city, and then taken to the principal cities of the world as a sample of Chicago enterprise and ingenuity. It will be placed on exhi bition at the Paris exposition in 1900, Everything 1s mathematically prcfljor tlonal, on the scale of one-twelfth Inch to the foot, and every detail is repro duced, 22,000 pieces entering Into the re produced machinery hall alone. There are 1000 arc lights, 3200 minute lamps in the court of honor and 800 in the admin istration building. In the entile model are over 2000 openings, through which electric lights gleam in the transforma tion scene. The lamps are the smallest eve)' used for commercial purposes. Lottery Tickets Seised. Detroit, Mich., Oct. 8.—Thousands of lottery tickets sent to agents here by over hall a score of lottery eompanies have been seized by the United States officers. The tickets were in the posses sion of the American Express company, which informed the government officials. In each package was a private note to the’agent’marked “prize ticket" and In side was a request: "Please sell this tick et to a prominent business man who will not object to have us use his name as the winner of a prize.” The tickets seized are in a dozen different lottery com panies. • The Tag System Discontinued. Milwaukee, Wls., Oct. 8.—The Illinois Steel company has notified the employes in the Bayou plant that the introduc tion of the much discussed tag and clock system will be indefinitely postponed as far as the tonnage of men Is concerned. -The Amalgamated association men leek upon this as a great victory, as they have opposed the ld«&- from the time It was first mentioned. LIBERTY BELL HAS ARRIVED Atlanta Turned Out En Masse To Receive It. FOR MORE THAN TWO MILES The Bel* Passed Through a Solid Wail of Cheering People. IT WAS STORED AWAY LAST NIGHT Today There Will Be n Moat Elaborate Fu rade and Formal Reception—There Will Be Speaking and Muaic by Gilmore's Band. Dalton, Ga.. Oct. 8.—The welcome ex tended to liberty Mellon Its entrance Into Georgia was one of the warmest and at thesame time most graceful yet received in the south. As the train stoppetl an opening was‘forced through the great throng and thirteen little girls, dressed to represent the original states, walked to the platform. Each carried a wreath of lovely flowers, singing: "My Country, 'Tis of Thee.” Grouped about the bell, their sweet voices on the crisp morning air blended charmingly, and the crowd applauded wildly. Then Mayor S. P. Maddox of Dalton, in a graceful but brief address, presented M. A. Matthews to formally welcome the bell and escort. Tall, straight as an arrow, with long, curly hair and the face of an Indian chief, the Presbyterian preacher looked a typical Georgian. His address was a marvel, flery, eloquent and patriotic, and his words of welcome made a deep im pression on the northerners. When he concluded Mayor Warwick voiced the pleasure of the bell escort at the Georgia greeting, and the chil dren hung their flowers on the old bell amid hearty cheers, mingled with which were some- of the ear-splitting rebel yells as the train pulled out. At Home. Rome, Ga., Oct. 8.—U was liberty Bell Day in this city. The public school chil dren were given a holiday; the stores were closed and flags floated from every possible islacV AboUJ.the railroad sta tion there was, a tremendous crowd, which was held in control by the Rome Right Ouat-ds. A band played, whlstels shrieked ahd children Bang as the old relic stowed up at the crossing. Mayor J D. Moore welcomed the escorting party, but the formal address was made by I.awyerJV. J- Neal, and Mayor Warwick of Philadelphia responded. The first 4o clambor up into the car bell were the girls of the Shorter academy, a famous school in this section, and they speedily seized upon thg, flowers placed upon tltt, bell by the. children of Dalton, each fair student taking one blossom as a souvenir of the day: Then as many of the pub lic school children as posible and spine ladies were allowed the freedom of the car, and several hundred passed by the bell until the train was compelled to start for Atlanta. Arrives in Atlanta. Atlanta. Ga.. Oct. 8.—The Exposition City today gave the liberty bell the most cordial greeting that that historic Mas sachusetts of iron has ever received. It was literally an outpouring of the people such as has never been witnessed in this town, and it would be impossible to con ceive a more notable exhibition of pa triotism. For fully two miles the bell passed through a solid wall of cheering1 peopel. Th£y ?tood massed on tops of freight ears, on .the'bridges that span the railroad, on roof tops and, in fact, on every place that afforded a foothold. The Atlanta light artillery fired the pres idential salute, and the first shot was the signal for every steam whistle In the city to shriek out ' its discordant weh come. The scene in and around the sta tlon beggars description. The crowd seemed wild with enthusiasm, and from every window of every factory, store and dwelling t.hare were waving flags and handkerchiefs. At the city limits Mayor Porter King and a big committee met the escort party, but t'here was no format re ception until ‘the visitors reached the Kimball house, Where they are comfort ably quartered. Then Mayor King said a few words of welcome, whloh were supplemented by Ex-Mayor Hemphill, and briefly responded to by Mayor War wick of Philadelphia. The bell stood for a time in the mHroad station, but later It was taken to the shops, where it will remain under guard until tomorrow morning. There are plans for a most elaborate parade and formal reception. The school children, the local militia and several patriotic orders will Join In the demonstration. There will be music by Gilmore’s band, singing by 3000 chil dren and speaking by some of Georgia’s most eloquent men. _ A CIRCULAR FROM DEBS Says the Career of the American Railway Union Has Just Begun. Terre Haute,“'Ind.', t)ct. 8.—President Eugene V, Dob* of the American Railway union has issued a cjjxular to the local unions in regard to the work of secret or ganization, which has been found neces sary in many localities because of the disfavor hi whWKUhe (iftlon is held by railway officials. The circular contains the methods to be pursued in this work and concludes as follows: 7 “I am especially pleased to Inform our union that the order is spreading through all of the eastern states. Next year, in all probability, a special convention will be held, when such changes In the or ganic law and in the general policy of the order wifi be mado as may be required to adapt the 6rder to the ever-moving tide of events. "Some of our enemies were foolish enough to believe when we were defeated last summer and setit (o jail that the career of the American Railway union was ended, i As a matter of fact, it ha* just begun."__ Michigan Mines Closed. Ironwoofb tyUch,. -Oct 8.—The timber men and trammers at the Norrle mln^ went on a strike for* Higher wages today and the miries are closed. Only about 250 men are directly Involved, but the miners are unable to work without them. It Is beljeved, that il - the strikers will consent to a compromise the difficulty can be speedily adjusted._ Awaiting to be Electrocuted. Albany, N. Y., Oct. 8—The court of ap peals today affirmed the judgment of the lower court sentencing Bartholomew Shea to be electrocuted flbr.the murder of Robert Rose In Trey du§l*ft the election fight two years ago this ftttl. Shea is now In Dannembra awaiting 'electrocution. NEWS FROM FOREIGN LANDS Arthur Walsh Has Been De clared a Bankrupt. QUEEN OF HOVA HAS FLED The Government Has Increased the Donation to Cuban Flood Sufferers. fifty thousand men may strike The Motion to Invalidate the Election oi Herr Bucdt Was Adopted by the Bocialist Congress One Hun dred Persons Drowned. London, Oct. 8.—Arthur Walsh, Sec ond Baron Ormathwaite, has been de clared a bankrupt. His liabilities are £200,878, the greater part of which is se cured by obligations upon his estates. He attributes tils failure to the general agricultural depression, together with compulsory reduction of rents in Ireland, where he owns large tracts of land. Bequest of Tin Plate Workers. London, Oct. 8.—The council of Welsh tin plate workers has decided to make a formal request of employers that they refuse to sell black plates for tinning in other countries. Missionaries Are Probably Safe. London, Oct. 8.—The officials of the London Missionary society express no anxiety for the safety of the mission aries who were stationed at Antanana rivo, who are doubtless out of danger. The society has received communications from the Madagascar missionaries reg ularly. The women of the mission left the capital some time ago and took refuge !n Tamatave and other places on the coast, and It was the intention of the men remaining to leave the place as soon as the French made their appearance and yetire to some distant village. The Queen Has Fled. Paris, Oct. 8.—The government has re ceived information that the French forces in Madagascar captured Antana narivo, the capital, pn September 27. The queen, with the members of her household and her ministers of state, made their escape and fled to Ambosis tra. News of the fall of Malagasy capi tal reached Vatomaudry September 38, The announcement that the govern ment is in receipt of information of the capture of Antananarivo by the French expeditionary force is incorrect. It is now said by the home authorities that they have received no official advices ,of the occupation of the Hova capital by the French, but that they expect to re ceive confirmation of the reports by Oc tober 10. Advfces received here from Tamatave state that the French troops bombarded the Hova positional Farafatra on Octo ber 3 and captured It on October 4. A dispatch to the Figaro says General Duschne left Andrlba on September 21 with 2500 troops. The Donation Increased. Havana, Oct. 8.—The government has Increased Its donation of $5000 to the suf ferers by the floods In the Vuelta Abaja district to $25,000 In view of the extent of the suffering. The civil governor of Di nar del Rio reports that the tracks and bridges of the Western railway are en tirely destroyed, the devastation extend ing all of the way from Artemisa to Plnar'del Rio. The flood has also carried away all of the bath houses and the Iron bridge at Sandiego Los Banos. The localities which have suffered most are Consilacion del Sur, Palacios, Posa Real. San Diego, Candelaria, San Cristo bal and Vlnales, in which places an im mense amount of property has been de stroyed and many lives lost. The flood has carried away fourteen bridges on the Vlnales and San Cayetano railroad, and In the vicinity of Vlnales a large tract of land is submerged. A dispatch from Madrid says that the government has Increased to $50,000 Its funds for the relief of the sufferers by the inundation of the Vuelta Abajo dis trict. Further reports say that In the La Ksperanza district all the railroad bridges have been destroyed. A Norwegian steamer, name unknown, has been wrecked on the reefs. The ves- 1 sel was loaded with lumber.* The coast ing schooner Joven Lola has also been wrecked. Four members of the crew were drowned. The master was saved. In the Rosa Rio district more than ninety houses have collapsed and all the palm trees In the district have been destroyed by the flood. Eighteen lives are known to have been lost. Four sailors, wjio had been seen on t.he beach at San Cayanlta, were drowned and two more are missing. The Cristobal Colon a Total Wreck. Havana, Oct. 8.—A Spanish naval offi cer, who arrived here this morning from the scene of the wreck of the cruiser Cristobal Colon, reports that the vessel Is a total loss. The crews of the war ships Conde de Venadito and Infanta Isabel are working vigorously to save all the material possible from the wreck. Admiral Gomez, who Is conducting the operations, is expected to arrive here tomorrow evening. A Big Strike Imminent. Belfast, Oct. 8—The employes of the Belfast ship building yards having given notice to their employers that they will strike on Thursday next If their demands for higher wages were not conceded, the Clyde ship building unions will co operate, with the Belfast hands. It Is the intention of the Clyde unions to bring out 25 per cent of their men. This will throw 50,000 men into idleness. The First Cabinet Meeting. Berlin, Oct. 8.—The first cabinet meet ing since the beginning of the ministerial holidays was held today, Prince Von Hohenlohe presiding. It is understood •that the ministers discussed the question of the Introduction of an anti-socialist measure to apply to Prussia only. Herr Buedt Knocked Out. Hreslau, Oct. 8.—At today's session of the socialist congress Herr Autrick of Berlin moved the election of the expelled delegate. Herr Ruedt. be formally inval idated. The motion was adopted. Herr Wurra then made a report on the activity of the party In the relchstag. The chairman Informed the congress of the arrest of Dr. Ellenborgen as an obnoxious foreigner and also announced that an order had been Issued for the expulsion of Frau Zetkin, a foreign wo man's delegate. The congress-unanimously resolved to make an energetic demand in the reich stag for an explanation of these proceed lugs on the part of the authorities. It was also resolved that the socialist party agitate for the elimination from the new civil code of all provisions placing women on an equality with men and depriving unmarried mothers and their children of the rights accorded to married women. Herr Thiolle, deputy for Halle, pro posed that the party vindicate Its right to share In offices in the relehstag. He declared that the numerical strength of •the party entitled It to hold some of these official positions in the relehstag. 4 A Haft Capsized. Moscow, Oct. 8.—News has been re ceived here of the capsizing of a raft on the river Oka, near Ozary, drowning I0t> persons. Warships Given Their Orders. Constantinople, Oct. 8.—It is stated, what is seemingly authority, that the representatives of the powers have or dered the warships here from nations they represent to take their positions along the quay tonight. The Order Caused Trouble. Meunster, West Phalia, Oct. 8.—A re cent order of the authorities, that all public houses must be closed at 11 p. m.. has resulted in numerous conflicts between citizens and the police. The public generally refuses to comply with the order, and since Saturday there havo been nightly rows in the streets. In a scrimmage last night the mob got the better of the police, and the authorities had to order out mounted gendarmes to clear the streets. The gendarmes charged on the rioters and finally suc ceeded in dispersing them. Weavers and Spinners Strike. New London, Conn., Oct. 8.—The weav ers and spinners of the Ponemah mills at Taftville struck yesterday In sympathy with the Back boys, who struck last week for the restoration of a 10 per cent cut in wages. Twelve hundred operatives are out. THE CHAMPIONS DEFEATED. Cleveland Has Won the Temple Cup for This Year—They Had a Tough Crowd to Deal With. Baltimore, Md., Oct. 8.—The Temple cup goes to Cleveland, and, as last year, the champions must be content with sec ond place in the contest for the prize. Tebeau and his spider aggregation took today's game with something to spare. Neither side scored until the seventh inn ing. Despite the goose and cold weather there was lots of enthusiasm because of numerous brilliant plays. From the open ing of the seventh inning until the teams had left the grounds there was excite ment to spare. Up to the end of the sixth inning there had been but three hits made off of Hoffer. Young was the first man up in the seventh. He cracked out a double; Burkett singled and Mc Kean sacrificed. Young was, however, held on third. Kelly’s error in dropping a ball from Child's bat allowed Young to score. Singles by McAleer and Te beau and two dumb exhibitions by Uela <ion and Carey gave the Clevelands two more runs. Three singles and an error netted them two In the succeeding Inn ing. Baltimore earned one run In the sev enth inning. In this inning an Incipient riot followed Tebeau's attempt to spike Hoffer as he ran past first.-Returning to the base Hoffer vigorously pushed Tebeau, felling him to the ground. Ex citement ran high as the players rushed in from the field, while yells and impre cations filled the air. The champions added another tally to their score in the ninth, and at one time had a chance of winning the game. With two out, McOraw and Keeler drew bases on trails, and Jennings was hit by the pitcher. The crowd meantime was wildly encouraging the home players and trying to rattle the others. With the bases full Kelly was besought In frantic terms to bring them in. The best he could do was to single, scoring McOraw. with a chance to win the game and pos sibly the Temple cup, the rooters begged and besought Brodie to punch out a triple or home run, but he failed misera bly. The crowd left the grounds in bad humor, hundreds of them laying up about the players’ club house waiting the Appearance of the Cleveland team. The police were,, however, prepared for any outbreak that might occur and quickly drove'the mob back until a passageway had been made for the Forest City men. As they filed Into their stage a platoon of mounted police surrounded It and opened an avenue for the bus to drive through. Several policemen rode in the vehicle, while others rode on top. The very formidable array of blue coats de terred the crowd from making any hos tile demonstration. The chilly weather had a bad effect on the attendance, which was a little less than 5000. Score: R H E Baltimore .0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1—2 8 5 Cleveland .0 0000032 0—5 11 3 Batteries—Hoffer and Clarke; Young and Zimmer._ PUBLIC LAND RECORDS Will Be Taken From Pensacola to Talla hassee, Fla. Washington. Oct. 8.—The Interior de partment and certain prominent citizens of Florida have for some time engaged In a controversy as to the proper place for the filing or certain of the public land records of that state. The commissioner of the general land office recommended to the secretary of the interior that they be transferred to the office of the survey or-general of that state, but It appears that the Spanish archives of west Florida are In possession of Mr. John De La Rua' and others at Pensacola, and a demand for them by the surveyor-geneiHl re ceived only dilatory replies. Letters of remonstrance against their removal were received at the Interior department from Hon. S. R. Mallory and W. A. Blount of Pensacola, who state that fully 90 per cent of the matter embraced In the ar chives relates to lands and titles In Pen sacola county and but a small fraction has reference to lands within a reasona ble distance of Tallahassee. The depart ment, after an examination of the law on the subject, concurs In the commission er's recommendation that theBe archives are held without legal authority and should ho in the hands of the federal au thorities of the state and directs that steps looking to that end be taken. KILLED AT FLORENCE. Lazarus Burks Stabs Jiiii Thompson—All About a Girl -Banks Linder Arrest. Florence. Oct. 8.—(Special.)—Lazarus Burks and Jim Thompson, farmers, en framed in a fierce fight yesterday near Whitehead, which resulted In Thompson being fatally stabbed. The trouble was ubout Burk's daughter, whom, It is said, Thompson insulted. Burks gave himself up to the officers. The Republican Ticket Indorsed. New York, Oct. f>.—The committee of i fifty of the chamber of commerce in dorsed the ticket nominated by the re ' publicans last night. GENERAL MAHONE IS DEAD He Breathed His Last At One O’clock Yesterday. PARALYZED A WEEK AGO The Arrang- ^.-mts For His Funeral Were F >?■; Almost Immediately, - r*. TO BE-?’TERRED AT PETERSBURG. VA. | _ The? ' jrnry and Active Pall Bearer* Were ' ft ded From the Officers and Mem os' bers of His Old Brigade, All of Petersburg. Washington, Oct. 8.—Gen. William Ma hune died at Chamberlain's hotel at 1 o'clock this afternoon from the effects of a paralytic stroke sustained last Monday, September 30. fie had been totally unconscious for more than forty-eight hours previous to death, and passed away seemingly with out pain. Mrs. Mahone, Butler and Wil liam Mahone, Jr., his sons; Mrs. O. M. MeGIll, his daughter; L. JL. Manry of Southampton county, Virginia, a nephew, and Captain Rogers, secretary of the Vir ginia state republican committee, and former secretary to General Mahone, were at his bedside when the end came. Arrangements for the funeral were made soon after General Mahone died. The remains will be taken to Petersburg, Va., by the train leaving Washington at 4:30 o'clock tomorrow morning. Services will be held at 5 o’clock tomorrow evening at St. Paul's lCpiscopal churoh, Peters burg, and the body will then be taken to the place of interment. The honorary pall-bearers will be the officers of Mahone's brigade and the body bearers will be the soldiers who served In that organization. General Mahone was paying one of his frequent visits to Washington when he was paralyzed last Monday. He was partly unconscious and able to take nour ishment until Sunday morning last. From that time until his death he did not opetv his eyes and was unable to take any nour ishment. The following officers of General Ma hone’s old brigade and members of Gen. A. P. Hill Camp, Confederate Veterans, all of Petersburg, will be the honorary pall-bearers: Maj. J. Arthur Johnston, Judge Dowey A. Hlnter, Gen. Smith Bolling, Capt. E. A. Goodwyn, Capt. John R. Patterson, Capt. Asa Rogers, Col. E. M. Field and R. T. Harrington. The active pall-bearers will be the fol lowing privates who served under Gen eral Mahone: George S. Burner. J. E. Spottswoed, J. R. Turner. R. L. Watson. T. S. Beckwith, J. E. Whltehorn, Alexander Wilson and R. R. Qee. DECLINED WITH THANKS. President Cleveland Does Not Want a Military Escort to Atlanta. New Haven, Conn., Oct. 8.—President Cleveland has declined the escort ten dered him by the Second company, gov ernor's foot guards, of this city on the occasion of his visit to the Atlanta ex position about the middle of this month. The president in his letter, which bears the date of October G, says: "I have already expressed my prefer ence against an escort to the exposition by the military of Georgia, and I confess that 1 am desirous of having my journey to and from Atlanta as free from dis play as possible. 1 shall be accompanied by nearly if not all the members of my cabinet, and perhaps their families, and I expect we shall go and return by the Southern railway, though I have not been finally notified as to that. "In considering the situation I think it would be better to abandon your pro ject, though 1 assure you I am fully sensible of the kind consideration which prompts your offer and desire to return my thanks for same.” RECEIVED $50,000. Interest Paid on the City’s Money Went Into Private Pockets. Pittsburg, Oct. 8.—Comptroller Gourley and the city council's sub-finance com mittee, engaged In an investigation of the affairs of the office of City Attorney Moreland, today obtained the desired In formation from the Tradesmen National bank as to the amount of Interest the bank had paid to Assistant City Attor ney House on the city's money deposited in that institution. The bank has paid to Mr. liouse the total sum of $21,316 in terest on city money between April 14, 1885, and December 20, 1894. This swells the total paid to Mr. House on the city money deposited In the name of the city attorney to $50,44.r>. The statement from the Tradesmen National bank completes the evidence required to show that the funds belonging to the city of Pittsburg had been made to earn money for others. An unconfirmed report Is current that ihe next move will be to compel City At torney Moreland and his assistant. Mr. House, to say as to what was done with the interest money collected from the city depositories. This action, it Is said, will probably take definite shape tomor row and may lead to further sensational disclosures. Four Bodies Recovered. Wllkesbarro, Pa., Oct. 8.—The bodies of four miners, William .tones. William Ca hill. Llewellyn Owens and Daniel Davis, entombed by the explosion last evening at Dorrance colliery, were recovered this morning. Michael Morris, a miner, died at the hospital at 2 o'clock this morning. The condition of the other tyro engineers, Mil ler and Blanchard, who are at the hospi tal. is still very precarious. Miller was burned Internally and it is doubtful if he can live the day out. Blanchard is somewhat stronger and there is a possi bility that he may pull through. Deep Water at Jacksonville. Jacksonville, Fla., Oct. 8.—The schoon er Henry B. Ritter crossed the St. Johns bar today drawing 17 feet 3 inches of wa ter. This is the deepest draught vessel that has ever crossed St. John's bar and she crossed without touching, although a swell was coming in.. The Jury’s Trip Postponed. New York, Oct. 8.—The Jury of award e* the Cotton States and International exposition, who were to have left Wash ington today for Atlanta via the South ern Railway and Piedmont Air Llne.hava postponed the trip until October 15.