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J Established 1850. - - Incorporated 1888 > I J. H. ESTILL. President. | UNCLE SAM UNDER A HOT FIRE. A CUBAN’ GOVEHXMEXT PAI’EII OI’EXS ITS GI NS ON THIS COI XTHV. Tlie IV|l** of flu* I filled Stales Held Ip us Worshipper* of Gold Aborr Everything Else—Personal Liberty Taxation of Property and tlie Con duet of tlie Government of the Island by Spain Held Ip ns Com paring Favorably NVith the llepub liean Form of Government in This Country. New Orleans, La., Aug. I.—J. Nelson fu'hamus, who Is closely identified with the Cuban interests, and who is on terms of intimacy with the leaders, has received some Spanish papers, in which are con tained interesting data about the Cuban revolution. El Pueblo of Puerto Principe, a ram pant, red hot government paper, which was formerly a defender of home rule, but until the Influence of Rafel Montoro and other home rule leaders, has turned tail and gone over completely to the gov ernment. Speaking of the revolution and its pro gress, it says editorially: “It seems strange that the inhabitants of a coun try which enjoys more liberties than in our much boasted master republic, the United States, should rebel against as good a gov ernment as Spain has given the island. The personal liberties enjoyed here, the taxation of property and the conduct of /he government bears favorable compari son with that of the United States, with its much vaunted form of republicanism. No one sees in this country or in Spain the labor troubles and riots which daily dis grace the name and smirch the national honor of our next door neighbor. No one sees men in high stations bargaining their honor and their influence for a few thou sand dollars, aye, even to men high in government offices, who, spawning on the public treasury, forget the duties due their country and allow their insatiable search of gold to rotten their inmost thoughts. The United States is a country of gold an 1 her In habitants, from the meanest to the highest, are all gold lovers, and in that 'modal country’ sold is the key which opens the doors to all things and all places. Asa consequence of this condition of things the country i in the throes of disintegration, aaid not even their so-called statesmen are able to pilot the unfortu ate model republic' out of iu present trouble. , 'The present problem in the United States is such that the country is the laughing etock of all nations and a more laughable scene than that of congress rtt.oigth* last tariff debates cannot be found in the annals of history. Further more, the government at Washington, while on the one hand it endeavors to be as honest as possible, Che fear of losing this and that contingent of voters induces it to defer and postpone all action which may Injure that particular class of men, to the detriment of many millions, and this is called politics. "The United States is merely more or less, and It is better that we should use clear words,though it merely hurt a nation of hypocrites with all their senses and all their aspirations fixed on one idea, which, shining before them like the golden im age of the Aztecs, caused its worship pers to remain wrapped up in its multi farious rays. ‘Gold’ to an American, gold money, riches, is the Alpha and Omeaga, and, as is natural, he who has the most money is the one who thq most benefit obtains from that nation. "After the gold craze, that political neapolttism is the next. Look at the dip lomatic and consular corps of the United States and then at the meanest and smallest of Europe and the difference is at once noted. The American diplomatic and consular corps is mainly made up of men who, having more votes and money than brains, acquire a position which they cannot but make a symphony of ridiculousness. Sa loon keepers, ward politicians, hoodlums, escaped convicts and such make up the representatives of this model country, who, in its arrogance, it crams down the mouths of the unsuspecting European na tions. ' “As an illustration of windjamming, and pettvfoggery, the much heralded Monroe doctrine is the best illustration possible and it will show conclusively to what extent that country can blow, for God only knows how many years England has been stoutly eating up the rich gold country of Venezuela without any right whatsoever, and the United States has not said a word. Now, it seems, that some of Its citizens have an interest in a gold mine there and as a consequence they are disposed to protest. Therefore, it is not the justice of the Monroe doctrine that causes their protests, but the fact that some of their citizens have ‘gold’ in vested in Venezuela, As to how much they will protest, judging from their ac tion in the past, it merely will end in air, as they are great for saying what they will do, but then, their national weakness and their fear of losing some of their money will prevent them from go ing to extremes. The talk that they will fend a fleet to Havana to enforce the un just Mora claim is as wild a flight of a diseased mind as any we have ever read. M hilt we are not anxious to pick up a Quarrel with any one, we are ready to de fend ourselves and they will not And in us such an easy mark as their poor, de fenseless Indians. “Th government of Spain should not Pay the Mora claim and if it does it will ke evidence of weakness on Its part.” Madrid, Aug. I.—An official dispatch from Havana says the insurgents were defeat ed with considerable loss in a battle fought n< *ar Sagua, in which the rebel leader Rodriguez was killed. Havana, Aug. I.—A dispatch from Ma tanzas reports that the Spanish column, | :n •' T u.apt. Guardados had a battle early ’ l >t -v< ning with a band of twenty-five in- under the rebel leader Reyes, ?h estate of Guerro. The rebels were '-aled, having one killed and several Wounded. n official gazette. Issued to-day, con • J l ' ' an order prohibiting the publication J news prior to its confirmation by '“vernment authorities. : ' 1 Gen. Martinez Campos has arrived Lt Manzanillo. ', - h;. r| . M „ n> a C ( Aug i._The United monitor Amphitrite Bulled hence „ fut Southport, N. C., where she i. " I * lref> Jays’ practice to the nuvul , '' that state, From Southport , ~;>Phltr|te will return south ami go in, , * 1 test the new government y ut thut v i UCB . She mottling EHAI DS I V INSURANCE. Conspiracy Clearly Proven In the North Carolina Case. Morehead City, N. C., Aug. I.—The trial of the sensational cases of conspiracy to defraud insurance companies was con tinued to-day. The evidence brought out was in line with that of the day before, but was much more explicit and con clusive.. Conspiracy was proved conclus ively In one case after another. The fol lowing shows, first, the actual ages; sec ond, the age named in the policy; and. third, the real physical condition of the parties named below, who were all in sured for good amounts; Hattie A. Davis, first age, 75; second age given as 35; condition, infirm. Sarah Gabriel, very old, age given as 35, infirm. Shepard Davis, 76 years old, age given as 40, infirm. Emma Cassett, age 70 years; age given as 36. infirm. Melissa Gully, age, 70 years; age given as 36, infirm. William J. Rice, said to be a good risk, lunatic. Mary A. Longhurst, age, 65 years; given as 27, poor health, William H. Jones, good risk; has con sumption. Sarah A. Lewis, over 60 years old, real age 49. Rosana Washington, 60 years old, given as 35, and laid up with rheumatism. Samuel Windsor, 85 years old, given as 58. infirm. Thomas Davis, consumptive. Florence Chadwick is In very bad health. The prosecution attempted to prove that money received on the benefit paid at the death of Wlgfall was divided between four relatives of the dead man and that these four relatives Insured a man in the last stages of consumption eleven days before death, swearing that he was a good risk, and that the insurance agent in Beaufort certified that Wigfall was a “good risk.” Most of the day was taken up by wrangles between counsel at to the ad mission of testimony. A large number of letters, affidavits, applications for insur ance policies, etc., were admitted to-day and several of the witnesses were exam ined orally. The court room was tilled with Interested listeners. DAW BAVEM'fIHT DEAD. He Was Found Ilntlly Injured Beside n Hnilroiid In Scotland. Washington, Aug. I.—A letter received at police headquarters this morning from the superintendent of constabulary at Glasgow, Scotland, apparently clears up the mysterious disappearance of Rev. Dana Davenport, the son of Rev. Mr. Davenport of Anacostia, a suburb of Washington. The letter states that on July 20 a yoifrig~man was found lying" on the tracks of the Caledonian railroad, at a town five miles from Glasgow. He was badly injured and died on that day. He said he was a stifdent of Washington, U. S. A. The body was interred at Cale donia. The clothes were not the ones he wore when he left home. Young Daven port's father has little doubt that the man killed near Glasgow was his son. Dana Davenport was evidently dement ed. He was 23 years old and had charge of an Episcopal church at Harrisonville, Bal timore county. Maryland, twelve miles from Baltimore. He was last seen on July 5, when he left his residence in Harrison ville for Baltimore, and called upon a friend there. When he left the house that night all trace of him disappeared. PKOHIIH TIDY IN CANADA. The Committee of the Privy Council Hearing an Appeal. Dondon, Aug. I.—The judicial committee of the privy council to-day began the hearing of the prohibiton appeal to decide whether the power to pass prohibitory liquor legislation belongs to the federal or the provincial authority in Canada. The appeal is against a judgment of the su preme court of Canada handed down on Jan. 15, 1895, and questions regarding the right to prohibit the manufacture and sale of Intoxicating liquors are also raised. Dords Salisbury, Hersehell,Watson, Morris and Davey and Sir Itichard Couch formed the committee of the privy council. J. J. McLaren, Q. C., and Riohard B. Haldane, M. 0., Q. C., were the counsel for the ap pellant, the province of Ontario, and E. L. Newcombe and H. W. Loohnis for the Dominion of Canada; while Hon. Edward Blake, Q. C. and M. P., and Wallace Nes bitt watched the case in the interests of the Brewers and Distillers’ Association of Ontario. Judges McLenn and Burton and Sir Oliver Mowal, Amelius Irving, C. W. Mos, H. W. Hayles, all of them of Onta rio, were also present. CHOLERA RAGING IX JAPAN. A Total of 7,805 (uses mid 4,37 G Deaths Ip to July 15. Correspondence of the United Press per steamer China, via San Franciseo. Tokio, July 20.—Cholera continues to rage in Japan. Returns show that twen ty-seven places are infected. Up to July 15, the total number of cases had been 7,305, of which 4,376 had proved fatal, a death rate of sixty per cent. From this, there can be no doubt that the type is very virulent and the success attained up to the present in preventing the spread of the epidemic and curbing its ravages, reflects high credit on the sanitary pre cautions of the Japanese authorities. TRIAL OF THE 1)1 XAMITERS. Birmingham's Police Censured for Their Part in the Case. London, Aug. I.—A great deal of ex citement has been created In Birmingham over the publication of a pamphlet writ ten by Alderman Manton of the Birming ham city council, charging the Birming ham police with having resorted to the most corrupt, dishonorable and dishonest methods in securing the conviction of the dynamiters, Whitehead, Egan and Daly, In 18M Man ton was the chairman of the Birmingham Watch Company at the time the conspiracy of Egan, Daly and others was discovered. Horr to Debate With Warner. Toledo 0., Aug. 1. -Arrangements were made to-day whereby W. J. Warner, pres 0f the national bimtialllc league, and Hon. It. U Horr of Michigan will discuss the silver question at Lukcsldr, an AUK. 7. There will be twenty thou sand people preaeut to bear the debate. SAVANNAH. GA.. FRIDAY. AUGUST 2. 1895. A SUIT OVER MISSING BONDS. SEHIOI S CHARGE AG AINST A THI'ST COMPANY’S PRESIDENT. He Is Accused of Diverting 8206,000 of a Street Railway Company’s Roods to His Own Use—An Attempt to Force the Trust Company to Make the Alleged Loss Good—Tile Securities Issued by u Knoxville Compuny. Philadelphia, Aug. I.—George W. Hen derson, receiver of the Knoxville tTenn.) Electric Railway Company, has filed a bill in equity in the United States clr euit court against the Union Trust Com pany of Philadelphia, the trustee of one of the mortgages of the company, to re cover $200,000, the proceeds of bonds said to have been paid to William G. MoAdoo, Jr., the president of the company, ani said to have been diverted by the latter to his own use. It is related in the bill that in August, 1889, the railway company Issued a mortgage to the Union Trust Company to secure the issuance of 350 $1.(00 bonds. Upon the consolidation of the Knoxville Street Railway Company and the Knox vill Electric Railroad Company another mortgage was executed to the Anflertcan Loan and Trust Company of Massachu setts for 700 SI,UOO bonds. Subsequently defaut was made in the payment on In terest and J. C. Duncan was appointed receiver of the property covered by the mortgages. It is stated that after pay ment of the preferred liens and expenses there will not be more than about $75,11)0 applicable to the puyment of the mort gages. Under proceedings brought in the Eastern district of Tennessee by Bom jamln A. Peace, Jr., a stockholder, the plaintiff was appointed receiver of the assets not in the actual or constructive possession of Receiver Duncan, and not embraced in the mortgage given to tho town trustees. At the time of the consolidation it is charged th-at McAdoo improperly obtained control of the stock and bonds und that 200 bonds issued under the mortgage to the Union Trust Company were received by him, of which ho applied the proceeds to his own use. Tlie trust company, it is asked, shall be required to make good S2uo,OUO, the value of the bonds. Another bill in equity was filed against the Union Trust Company of a Simla r character by John W. Weeks of Massachusetts, who states that he is the holder of two bonds of the Knoxville Street Railroad Company. CAPPS GOING TO SEE HATCH. The Police Do Not llelieve He Would Prove u Valuable (TiniWP“ Chicago, Aug. I.—Attorney William Capps of Fort Worth, who is in Chicago representing the heirs of the Williams sis ters, left to-night for Little Rock. He goes with a letter from State's Attorney Kern of Cook county, authorizing him to repre sent Mr. Kern in the negotiations con cerning Caldwell, alias Hatch, alias Al len, now in the Little Rock penitentiary. At best, the Chicago authorities do not believe Allen, alias Hatch, can give Infor mation that will develop evidence that will prove murder, and they say his state ments are contradictory and that the evi dence of his having had absolute know ledge of the murders committed by Holmes is decidedly weak. Attorney Capps has convinced them, however, that there Is proof of the identity of the prisoner as A. E. Allen, alias A. E. Bond, alias Maseott. It is clear that the police have been con ferring or attempting to confer with the life insurance companies. An inadvertant remark from one of the police was to-day: "You can bet they (rmaning the life in surance companies) will not admit having paid losses to Holmes or upon any of his alleged victims until they have proof that will convict every conspirator against them.” The foregoing remark referred to a $20,- 000 policy believed to have been paid by one of the companies. A well known local hypnotist called upon Chief of Police Bad enoeh to-day ami requested that he be permitted to try his art upon Quinlan, the proposition being to secure a confession lrom Quinlan while the latter was in the hypnotic state. The chief refused to test the hypnotist's powers. MARYLAND'S PROHIBITIONISTS. A Two Hays Convention Ends In the Nomination of a Ticket. Baltimore, Md., Aug. I.—Maryland’s pro hibitionists closed a two days’ convention this afternoon at the Glyndon camp meet ing grove. Four hundred and six enthus iastic opponents of the liquor traffic rep resenting all the counties of the state, •took part in the deliberations of rhe body. The convention nominated the following ticket: For Governor—Joshua Levering of Bal timore. For Controller— Dr. J. L. Nicodemus of Frederick county. For Attorney General—\V. Frank Tuck er of Baltimore. DURANT’S JIKY HARD TO GET. Only Six Men Secured for the Trial I*,i to Dutc. San Francisco, Aug. I.—Durant was tak en to court in the prison van for the sec ond time this morning. He met his mother at the court room and mother and son af fectionately kissed each other. The las: half of the panel of the 150 talesmen was drawn and a large number were excused. The fifth Juror was secured in the person of W. 8. Brown, a wholesale dry goods man. The sixth juror was W. W. Wright, a newsdealer. The panel was exhausted and Judge Murphy ordered another of 300 names, 100 to be returned Monday morning. The case then went over to Monday. EARNINGS OF THE CENTRAL. The Net Result About the Sume us fur the Previous Tear, New York, Aug. I.—The financial re ceipts of the Georgia Central railroad system for the fiscal year ended June 30, have been computed to an extent which, It Is said, justifies the expectation that the lift earnings will be about the same ns for the previous fiscul year. Within the last year, large amounts have been paid out on several lines lor rails and renewal of equipment. i OHIO'S I*ol*l LISTS. Gen. Coxey May He Their Candidate for Governor. Columbus, July L—The state populist convention fell into a dispute at the very beginning this morning. Chairman Huger Pryor of Cleveland attempted to conilnsie the old central committee of last year for another year. This was fiercely opposed and brought out the statement from Mr. Pryor that a scheme was on to get con trol of the party and sell it out. After a long discussion the matter was laid aside for decision later on In the convention. The convention then selected the usual committees and took a recess to 2:30 p. m. After the recess the delegates appeared In better humor and the old committee was retained, with a few necessary changes. The committee on resolutions Is In ses sion to-night, preparing the platform. As agreed upon now, the platform will de clare for the free coinage of stiver at the ratio of 16 to 1; demand the abolition of the national banks; indorse the eight-hour labor system and, in general agree with the Omaha platform. There la a contest between George A. Groor of Cleveland and Gen. Coxey as to whether Gen. Coxey's favorite Idea of making good roads and issuing of non interest bearing bonds for money shall go Into the platform. It seems altogether likely that Gen. Coxey will be the candidate for governor. To-night he adressed a large assemblage in the state capital grounds and was well received. In the course of his address he drew from his pocket a Springfield rifle ball, and holding it up, said it was a Mc- Kinley protection pill. He was berating the governor for calling out the state mili tia to suppress strikers and belligerent "hobos.” At midnight the committee on resolu tions agreed upon a platform. It in dorses Gen. Coxey’s scheme for good roads and non-interest bearing bonds plan, favorß the abolishment of the na tional banks; asks a law making all con tracts providing for payment In gold Il legal; favors per diem pensions; demands the unlimited coinage of sliver, at the legal ratio, regardless of the policy of any other nation, and the issuance at once of sufficient greenbacks to make th* volume of currency equal to SSO per cap ita. In state affairs It demands that the sal aries of public officers and employes be reduced to the rates paid in private em ployment and supports the miners In their' demands for coal screen legislation. HINDS COUNTY'S CONVENTION. The Job neon Faction Cup (it res le Hut Fullm to Instruct. Jackson. Miss., Aug. I.—’Phis county (Hinds) held a convention at Raymond to day to nominate delegates tto the state "cjffivenrion wihch meets Aug. 7. The con vention was interesting from the fact that a big tight was on between the friends of Cajit. Frank Johnson, attorney general, a candidate for re-election, on the one side, and Col. J. Power, the Nestar of the Mis sissippi press, who is a candidate for sec retary of state, on the other. The John son faction captured the convention, hot did not. have the nerve to Instruct the dele nates how to vote, and It Is believed both will get them in the state convention. The tight, which was inaugurated In the preclndt meeting two weeks ugo and con tinued in the county convention to-day, will be carried into the state convention, where it will be fought to a finish. The contest over the office of Secretary of State and AttorntA General has become the most absorbing topic of the approach ing convention, the governorship going to ex-Senator McLaurln by default, in the Hinds county convention adopting free silver resolutions unanimously. LLDLOAV STREET’S SCANDAL. The Grand Jury Indicts Four of the Prison Oltletnls. New York, Aug. I.—The grand jury which has been Investigating the escape of the postoffice robbers Allen, Russell and Kllloran, from the Ludlow street Jail on July 4, to-day handed in Indictments against Sheriff Tamsen, ex-Warden Raabe of Ludlow street jail and ex-Keeners Sehoen and Schneer. X.ater in the afternoon Sheriff Tamsen was arraigned before Recorder Goff. He was accompanied by Edward Groos, his counsel. He was arraigned on two InJict ments, one under section 89 of the penal code for felony, and the other under sec tion 117. for a misdemeanor. Lawyer Groos entered a plea of not guilty with leave to demur. Recorder Goff fixed ball at SI,OOO, which was furnished. NO HOPE FOR FERDINAND. Russia Will Refuse to Recognise Him ns n Holer of IlalKnrln. London, Aug. I.—A semi-official state ment issued in St. Petersburg disposes of the rumors that Russia would probably recognize Prince Ferdinand as a ruler of Bulgaria. The statement is to the effect that Russia will never enter into relations with the existing illegal Bulgarian govern ment. which has been forced upon the principality by a usurper. Russia simply demands that a prince shall be chosen, iii accordance with the provisions of the Ber lin treaty with the concurrence of the Porte. The Daily News to-morrow will print a Vienna dispute!), saying that this de claration of Russia's position is held to signify the removal of Prince Ferdinand and the existing Bulgarian government at the shortest possible notice. DOCKS AND A SCHOONER ON FIRE. Jute and Saltpetre the Food on Which the Flames Fed. Brooklyn, N. Y., Aug. I.—About noon to day fire started in a wooden shed on Beard’s dock, at the foot of Amity street, in this city. It spread rapidly and ignited 16,000 bales of Jute and several tons of salt petre. which were being unloaded at the dock from the bark Catrnhlll. The Cairn hill was towed out Into the river by two tugs and fire boats poured water Into her hull until the flames were put out. Three lighters laden with cotton were aia u burned. At 2 o'clock the fire was under control. The damuga will amount to about JOo.OWL \ THE THIRD TERM NONSENSE. THE fil ESTION AS Ttt WHETHER Ml*. CLEVELAND IS A CANDI DATE SETTLED. Tire Senntorslilp In Georgia—Secre tary Smith's Ambition —Mr. Crisp Criticised—Ollier Mutters of Spc ciul Interest. Washington. Aug. L—The statement made a few days ago in these dispatches to the effect that President Cleveland w ill not be a candidate for a third term puts an end to all further speculation on that sub ject. The statement was made upon, the authority of a southern representative In the cabinet, who simply requested that his name be not mentioned, from purely personal reasons. The dispatch was orig inally written in much stronger terms than it subsequently appeared, at the sug gestion of another member of the cab inet, who was Invited to revise tho state ment before it was given out to the public. President Cleveland and all of the capa ble democratic leaders recognize the fact that third term movements, so far as tho presidency Is concerned, are not popu lar with the American people. There is every indication that the democrats have an excellent fighting chance to retain con trol of the executive branch of the gov ernment for unothi r term of years If they exercise duo prudence In selecting their standard bearer. If the rival factions In the parly can forget and forgive their personal differences and go to work to unite their forces there is no reason why, under the existing conditions, there should be any change in the political complexion of the next national administration. It is said that the friends of ex-Speaker Crisp (n Washington, as well as in Geor gia, are criticising him for running off to Europe at this particular juncture. They claim that he should have remained here and looked after his own interests as Senator Gorman Is doing in Maryland, and Joe Uluckliurn is doing In Kentucky. The political sagacity of Secretary Hoke Smith threatens to play sad havoc with tho senatorial uspiratlons of Mr. Crisp, und already there Is a growing Impression that Secretary Smith, like Senator Vilas of Wisconsin, proposes to step from Mf- Cleveland's Cabinet into the United States Senate. Asslsant Secretary McAdoo is greatly pleased with the interest displayed by the citizens of Georgia, North und South Car olina. over the naval militia question. He says he would like to be able to send a first-class cruiser to Charleston, Savan nah and Newburn for a good, long stay. Such a move would be the means of get ting into the naval service a nuntbi r of bright and energetic young sailor men. The boys of Bavunnah and Charleston know very little about the advantages of the naval training ships from which graduate many of our best American sailors. There is non in the service a young Georgian who enlisted in the navy a few few years ago as "u firßl-rlass boy." He weftt through the various grades of "lands man, ordinary n umen, seamen and gun ner's mute.” He Is now applicant for a commission as gunner aliourd one of the modern cruisers with fair prospect of success. He Is a bright lad, full of patri otism, strictly sober anil only 25 years old. There is no reason why the crews of American wurships should not be composed exclusively of citizens of the United States. The records, however, show that a majority of the sailors In the United States navy are foreign born. ON RAILROAD HILL’S HEELS. A Posse Exchanges Shots With the Desperado la Alahiiain, Pensacola, Fla., Aug. I.—The following telegram from Judge A. M. McMillan of this county, brother to Sheriff McMillan, Who was killed by "Railroad Bill” some time ago, was received,by Judge McMil lan’s son, Frank, to-day: ‘‘Castleberry, Ala., Aug. I.—Frank Mc- Millan, Pensacola. We started "Railroad Bill” this morning, and chased him two hours. He killed our best dog, and the balance would not chase him. He shot a hole in the hat brim of one of our men, who Shot at him eight times, but he escaped to the swamp. We will have six good dogs on No. 3 to-night und have a good chance for to-morrow. A. M. McMillan.’’ BRICE’S HARD BATTLE. He Gets Little the lies! of the Skir mishing at Springfield. Springfield, 0., Aug. I.—The Brice and anti-Brice forces fought desperately to night for supremacy at the ward caucus to select delegates to the county conven tion next Saturday. In the First, Fourth and Sixth wards two separate lists of del egates were elected, one a Brice delega tion and one a Thomas delegation. In the Fifth ward a Thomas delegation was selected- In the Second a Brice delegation was chosen, and In the Third Brice won. Hon. John H. Thomas denies to-night the rumor that he has announced himself a candidate for governor. NICHOLSON LAW VOID. The Legislature Blundered In Word ing the Penal Clause. Terre Haute, Ind., Aug. I.—Judge Tay lor delivered his decision to-day on the Nicholson law test case. It does not touch directly the vital constitutionality of the law, but deals with defects in con. struction. The court holds that the law is inoperative because of a blunder tf the legislature in the wording of the penal clause of the act. The state will appeal to the supreme court. FIDDLERS OCT AT PITTSIHHG. They Demand That They x le Recog nised as Inlon Men. Pittsburg, Pa., Aug. I.—The puddlers at the Oliver Iron and Steel Company works went out on a strike this morning. Th" company has been paying the Amalga mated Association scale rates, but re fused to recognize the union. The strike of the puddlers I* for recognition as union men The firm will give the puddlers an answer In a few days. WHISKY Till NT'S IIIG EIGHT. The Opponents of the Itfiiruauliui tlon Secure nil Itijnnetloia, New York, Aug. L—The litigation over the Distilling and Cattle Feeding Com pany, which Is more familiarly known .is the whisky trust, has been transferred from the courts of Chicago to the supremq court of this city, and the first step in the litigation here was taken to-day jn the supreme court Ig’fore Judge O'Brien, who, upon the application of Lawyers Guggenhelmer, Untermeyer and Marshall, granted a temporary injunction against the reorganization committee of the Dis tilling and Cattle Feeding Company, ar.d also against the Manhattan Trust Com puny. The order of Judge O'Brien pre vents the committee, or any of them, personally or through their agents or at torneys, from bidding upon or acquiring the properties of the trust, under the re organization agreement, or from takl.g any action whatever by reason of the al leged ownership of any stock or money deposited with the Manhattan Trust Com pany. The injunction restrains the Man hattan Trust Company from paying out or disposing of any of the moneys or se curities which are on deposit with it. Accompanying the Injunction is an or der requiring the reorganization commit tee to Show cause on Wednesday next why ihe Injunotkm should not be con tinued pending the tt'lnl of tho action, la prevent the scheme of reorganization. The suit is brought In tho name of Ferderlo W. Annes and George M. Pln chon, who own about 15,000 shares In stock of Ihe company. The papers were served upon Nathan Uljur, the counsel for tlie reorganization committee, this after noon. Samuel Untermeyer, Ihe counsel for the plaintiffs in the action, when seen this afternoon in respect to tho action, de clined to disclose the contents of the pa pers, and gave as his reason that he was anlous that this proceeding should not be made the medium of a stock jobbing enterprise and that he would prefer to have the fuels come out In court in the regular way. Mr. Hijur also declined to discuss the merits of the action. LI Mil EH AII LACE. A Lons of fI.ROO.'NK) by Eire at Me nominee, Mioli. Menominee, Mich., Aug, I.—Fire that started In the lumber yards In the northern part of the city last night caused a loss of about $1,500,000. It burned over thirty acres of ground and caused serious injury by flying timbers. Lumber was carried from the plies by the fierce wind created by the under currents. Many men were Injured by flying timbers. The lire was gotten under control at 3 a. m. It destroyed 35,000.000 feet of lum ber. The property of A. Spies, the Girard Lumber Company und tho llay Bhore Lumber Complrtty, fOjrrtlrrT with oHires, buildings, one wood mill and about 6,000 cords of slabs. The A. W. Clark match factory last several thousand cords of block timber In kilns. The lumber com pany's mills were saved. Four men were seriously In jured. Chief Kratz of the fire department had Ills nose fractured, but went back to the tire. He was afterward carried out of a building In sn unconscious rendition. Aid was usked for from Green Day, but It did not come. A partial estimate of the losses and In surance Is as follows: A. Spies, loss $60,- 000, no Insurance; Girard Lumber Com pany, from $50,000 to $75,00(1, fully covered; Dayshore Lumber Company, SIOO,OOO, fully covered; dwellings and hotel, about $12,- 000, partially Insured; Clark Match Com puny, $20,000, Insured; Donovan * Cos., $12,- 000 to $15,000, insured. The smallest losses will aggregate probably $20,000, the most of which Is protected by Insurance. The whole town was In great danger of being reduced to ashes. A IILAZE AT RALEIGH. A Tobacco Warehouse and Severn! Stores Burned Out. Raleigh, N. C., Aug. I.—At 1 o’clock this morning fire broke out In Reams' tobac co warehouse at Durham and entirely de stroyed It, together with a large stock of goods stored In the basement. The fire leaped across the street and burned Stokes’ hall, the telegraph office, tele phone exchange, the offices of the Durham Fertilizer Company and the store of the Durham Supply Company, while the up per parts of the stores of R. D. Black nail and Macks & Ellis were burned. Great quantities of goods were destroyed or damaged by water. There was aiso large breakage of plate glass windows. The fire was under control soon after 3 o'clock. The loss Is estimated at sluu,ooo. TWO COMPANIES ASSIGN. The President Attributes the Illume to the Coinage Agitation. Cincinnati, Aug. I.—Tne Standard Wag on Company and the Davis Company as signed this afternoon to Edward Rltche, with preferences. The Standard is report ed as having assets of $300,000 and $490,000 liabilities, and the Davis Company $150,000 assets, but no statement of liabilities Is given. President Burrows of tho concerns at tributes the failure to the alleged fact that the banker’s dollar has doubled in value while the value of the manufactur er’s dollur has decreased and as a conso quence depreciation In really good assets makes It impossible for him to meet his liabilities. NATIONAL RIGHTS FOR ERIN. Healy Pleased That One of the Re ■ trlftlonN Is Removed. Dublin, Aug. I.—The Irish Catholic, the organ of Timothy M. Healy, says: "The first result of Lord Salisbury's victory is the demolition of the compact limiting the extent to which Irish national rights should be urged. We rejoice at this, as Ireland Is once more free to seek the ab solute repeal of the act of union.’’ Lumber Instead of Filibuster*. San Francisco, Aug. I.—Correspondence of the United Press, per steamer Mari posa, Honolulu, July 25: The schooner W. O. Watson, whb’h it had b**en rumored was to carry a filibustering expedition, arrived on July 21 with 585,000 feet of lum ber from Seattle. All the reported private expeditions have so far failed to ma terialize. Hon. T. Mott Smith, Mr. Thurston’s predecessor us Hawaiian minfsGr at Washington. Is dying here lrom a severe chronic malady. 1 DAILY. $lO A YEAR. j ■f 5 CENTS A CORY. > I WEEKLY 2TIME3-A-WEEK $1 A YEAR I WYOMING'S RUSH OF WATER. ONE WAVE 40 FEET HIGH AND 30 RODS WIDE. Tlie Torrent Sweeps Along Caper Creek for seven Miles Carrying Everything Before ll—Many Camp ers Either Asleep nr .lust About to Retire W hen the Flood Caine Upon Them—Wife and Unity Suufehed Awny From One Man. Casper, Wyo., Aug. 1. —A terrible cloud burst occurred south of this city on Cas per Mountain at the head of Garden creek last night. The creek I* about seven miles long from mouth to source, and is lined with catn|>ers. Near tlia head of the creek Is a summer resort fre quented by local picnic parties, and It IS credited with being one of the most beau tiful spots in Central Wyoming. ITh® first thing the flood reached was the pleas ure resort at the head of Garden creek. At this point all the buildings Wi re crush ed and swept away, and the original sita of tho hotel at this point Is burled be neath debris twenty or more feet deep. From here the water followed the course of tho crock and demolished everythin* In Its path. Judging from the watea inarks a volume of water forty feet hlg] and thirty rods wide must have passed through a narrow donle about two mile* from the mountain proper. Without warning this great flood ol water, in its rush down the side of tha mountain, found many campers up am] down tho creek, either sleeping or Just about ready to retire for the night. H. Newby ami hts family had retire] lor the night, when all at once they were surrounded with water, and a race for Ufa commenced. Newby says that he hear] his wife scream for help; he grubbed foe her. but missed her, and the next second he was being carried on by a great rush of water. That was the last he saw of his wife und boy. Newby grabbed u float ing tree, und after floating übuut forty rods was thrown on a hunk. Mrs. Newby was found this morning beneath a plbi of debris twenty feet high. The boy ha* not been found. Near the Newby camp was campe] Samuel Harrison, lately of Alliance, Neb. Harrison’s two children were caught in the Hood and curried away by the mad wuters. Tho bodies of tho children weru recovered this morning. Some idea of tho force of the torrent can be formed from Ihe fact that in tho first two miles of lt course five lodges of rock are lo be found. These ledges are twenty flvo feet high. In the first one are bould ers torn from tho mountain side that will weigh fifty tons. Trees two feet in diameter were torn up and carried down the stream. Tho tents and nt all the campers up and down tho creels were destroyed and at least fifty persons escaped with nothing but their sleeping garments. Food and clothing Is being sent to the unfortunates by tho citizens of Casper to-day. NEW MEXICO'S CLOUDBURST. Eight Lives Known (o Have Uceq Lost ut Soeorro. Booorro, N. M.. Aug. I.—The flood yes terday was one of the greatest In the hls tory of New Mexico Eight persona are now known to have lost thetr Uvea in the raging waters. The storm began with a downpour of rain at 2 p. m., and after twa hours’ terrific rainfall a cloudburst struclg the mountain about five miles above town, and In less a half hour after darU gigantic waves, bringing bricks, mud and debris took their devastating courts through the streets. Bridges and at least a mile of grade of the Magdalena branchl of the Santa Fe railroad were washed awuy, and some damage has resulted tot the main line south of the city. Several houses stood near the of the Arroyos, of which not a vestige ig left. ' Many adobe houses In different portions of the city have fallen, and others giving away. The water entered the Catholic churcg and the convent of the Sacred Heart lg expected to fall. It is Impossible to save the adobe houses when once water hag soaked through their foundation. The business portion of the city is uninjured, but not a dwelling house has escaped some damage. The excitement attendant upon the flood Is over. Six of the dead are members of the Ruran family and the other two chil dren that were rescued from the flood and died yesterday. Fifty buildings In the city have been washed away and their contents destroy ed. About 100 buildings are more or lesg damaged. To these losses must be added the total destruction of gardens and vine yards, and these losses fall upon the poor er classes of people. The Magdalena branch of the Santa Fa ruilroad was washed away for about live miles and their loss will run Into the thousands. The water washed away the main track Just below tne depot yards and covered the track In the yards about four Inches deep. The lower part of Manzanares avenue Is a total wreck, bridges and sidewalks being washed away. The water covered the whole vallejr from the vicinity of the Windsor hotel to ths depot, and for several miles above and below the city.- The Arroya that did the damage comes Into the city at the south west corner of Magdalena and Railroal avenue. When It strikes the city It di vides Into two channels, one going down Spring street to the river bottom and the other to the west, emptying to the north of the city and swinging around past to the east of the city, mingling its waters with the one coming down Spring street. The flood came In two big waves, one tilling the Arroya bank full and the other pouring out over every street'ln the city. Had this storm have come at night hun dreds would have perished. MIHUEIt OVER FIFTY CENTS. One of Dunaellon's Negro Uambllutf lMves the Seeue of the Crime. Dunnellon, Fla., Aug. I.—This after noon a negro named Sam Brooks was shot and instantly killed by one Kid Ad ams, also colored, at a gambling housg here known as the Club. The murderer was •arrested on the spot by Marshal Spencer. They had had a dispute about etuis that Adams claimed from Brooks.