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" EE. OOUNTKY EVENING- NEW 4. J n v Vol. IV. Calumet. Houghton County, Michigan. Tuesday, July 28. 1896. No. 217, THE EAGLE DRUG STORE, J. CLEIYIO, JR. & CO., PROP'RS. ' Kill potato bugs with Paris Green. Save your currant bushes by using powdered Hellebore. Try our Sticky Fly Paper. lee Cream Soda Every Day IN ALL FLAVORS. Prescriptions a Specialty. IT MUST BE APPARENT Even to the most carelena observer, That M. JOHNSON'S FURNITURE STOCK IS THE CHEAPEST IN TOWN. 421 PINE STREET. RED JACKET, MICH. Here m You light 1. The Detroit Telephone Company havS now nearly hvi: thousand subscribers. Kvery subscriber for a telephone has signed a legal contract. Nearly thrki: thousand have signed thrce-j'car contracts. 2. The Detroit .Telephone Company has, a thirty- ykak fkanchisk from the city, and is the only tele phone company owning a franchise in Detroit. 3. The Detroit Telephone Company is now building the conduit in which to lay its cables. Sixty miles of duct feet of conduit arc required. Nearly twenty-live miles are already laid. 4. The Detroit Telephone Company is building the most modern and perfect telephone plant ever built in this country. The conduit will last a hun dred years and the cables will be practically im perishable. You can imagine the perfect service telephone subscibers will receive. 5. The Detroit Telephone Company has enthusiastic public and popular support. Think of a metallic circuit telephone in your house for 25 dollars a year or in your office for 40 dollars a year! No wonder the telephone subscribers are increasing at the rate of nearly 100 a week. Do you know any reason why there will not be 10,000 Detroit Telephone sub scribers within three years? 6- The Detroit Telephone Company's stock is all full paid and non-assessable. Telephone stock has al ways been a huge paying investment. The time to buy is when the company is started. The Detroit Telephone Company's prospectus, a copy of which can be had on application, shows that the stock of the company can pay a ten per cent dividend the first year and still leave five percent for surplus. Kvery additional 1,000 subscriber will add over twenty thousand dollars to the cani ng power of . the .stock: How ninct'wiH 'Detroit Telephone Com'pany'sto has 10,000 subsribcrs? 8 The Detroit Telephone Company offers a limited amount of its stock to the general public, confident ly believing that no investment so profitable or more safe has ever been offered to the people of Michigan. The stock is in $100 shares. No man r woman can afford to invest a dollar before in vestigating the stock of the Detroit Telephone Company. JOHN T. HOLMES, Care of cet Hotel. CALUMET, MICH. one Facts to I In WelUKnown Illinois Man Is No More. CLOSE OF A MUX MS CMllXU. l or Many Year Mr. Kii.lt li Was tieneral Manager of lh Wetleru .4oclated . Press and Waa Collector of Cimtom. I'ndet Preaident Hayes While Secre tary of III. Hate of Ohio Mr. Smith Wrote a History of I It llurkcye State. Chicago, July 2h. Tho death of Will it m Henry Smith at hU home la Laks Fun st occurred at 3 o'clock Monday morn ing from pnemonia Mr. Smith wa on af the bent known citizens of Illinois. For muny year he wus the general man sgcr of the Went or n Associated Press. Under President Hayes he occupied the position of collector of customs and provd very efllciont official. Ho was secretary jf ths state of Ohio, ami wrote the his tory of that state. He wan nn able nuws jftKT num, and possessed rnro executive ability. He leaves twochihlren, a eon and a daughter. Sketch 1 III. MTr. William Henry Smith win born in Co lumbia county, X.Y., Doe. 1, 18.13. He de scended from a mixture of Irish, Scotch and Dutch. HU father, William Ik-Forest Smith, was of Kngllsh origin; his an cestors immigrated to America and locatd In the Connecticut valley nlsmt 1040. His mother came of a Hutch-Scotch family, who also Mettled jn Connecticut In the seventeenth century. Her name was Al mlra Qott, daughter of Story Uott Of Co lumbia county, N. Y. Story Uott was a lieutenant In the army of the revolution and In later years was for several terras a member of the assembly for the state of New York. Mr. Smith's parents moved to Ohio, where he had the heat educational advantages the state afforded. Ho took up teaching and was a tutor In a western college and later became the assistant editor of a weekly newspajier in Cincin nati. At the age of 22 Mr. Smith hud riseu to the position of editor and he alro did work on the Literary Review. Halted Troop, and Forwarded Niipplles. At the beginning of the civil war he was engaged on the Cincinnati Garotte and took an active position in raining troops and forwarding supplies, and through the medium of the press did much political work In strengthening the government. Mr. Smith was mainly In strumental In making John Brough gov ernor of tho state of Ohio. He afterwaid became Governor Hrough's secretary and later was elected secretary of state and re elected In lsiHl. Mr. Smith retired from office and became the managing editor of The Evening Chronicle. Ho was obliged, however, to desist from such exacting work on account of lll-houlth. In 1870 he Uicaino manager of the Western Asso rUatad Pros, having hi ItaadquarU-r la this city. Ssveral years later, upou tho ersonal requests of President Hayes, ho accept od the office of collector of customs for this port. During his term of office ho was instrumental In bringing about many ncedod reforms In that govern mental department AWFUL DEED OF ALUNATIC Frank Pierson Cuts the Throats of Ills father. Mother and Himself. Iowa Falls. Ia., July 28. Frank Pier sou, In a lit of Insanity, cut the throat of his agod fatherland' mother and then stabbed his own neck curly Monday morn ing.' Before beginning his work the man iao had started a fire In a trunk tilled with combustibles in his room upstairs, with the evident intention of cremating tho bodies of his Intended victims. The father was only slightly wounded, but the mother is In a precarious condi tion. The lunatic cut his own throat from ear to ear, partially severing tho windpipe, but, strange to say, Is still liv ing, though tho surgeon considers his re covery doubtful. The would-lw murderer was but recently discharged from the asylum at Indeendence. Albert, it broth er of Frank, committed suicide in Chieogo last spring. Another Claim Against Spain. Philadelphia. July 28. Madame Ma ria Dolores do Durio, a Cuban widow of distinction and wealth, is a guest of the Keystone hotel, en route for Washington, where she Is going to prosecute a claim for f-JOO.Ono against the Spanish govern ment, with tho aid of United States authorities, which she is about to invoke. Tho lady claims to le an American citi zen, although her home has leen among tho wealthy residents of Cuba for thirty years past. fatal Mauhing; Affray. CAIKO, Ills., July 28. I. X. Coffee, pres ident of the state lioard of pharmacy, was stablied and killed at U o'clock Sunday night while on his way to take a train for Springfield to attend a meeting of the board, by Dr. Crabtree, In front of the latter'sdrug store. Crabtree Is lu jail. Coffee was stabled twice with a dagger, one thrust reaching the heart. Doth men were prominent druggists. Itopemakers Are Not So 6eo.ll Ire. CoLCMBCS, O., July 28. -Warden K. C. Coffin of the state prison has returned from Chicago, having been unable there or elsewhore to Induce any maker of clee trlo apparatus to take the contract for making the dynamo for the electric death apparatus. Manufacturers say It would Injure them to have t ho fatal effect of their wacbine emphasise in this way. I taatfebeers ' Hmmt9t. 'itw rotfyttfy 88 i.Ttw Plant Una simm er Ollvett"- rtTeibrVm llaHtax MomUy with First Mate Bram and the crew of the American barkentlne llrlert Fuller on board. The men, who are under arrest, pending a further Investigation Into the murder of Captain Nash. Mrs. Nash, and the second mat, were taken charge of by the police. Horriate Aerldent at a Mall Oamo. Yucsootuwji, O, July "H. While watching a game of ball Sunday Oscar Gilchrist was struck In the eye by a foul fly with such force that tho eye was knocked into a pulp and fell out of his head. It rolled down over his check and fell on the ground. htone Acquitted ef Murder. LaCkossk, Wis , July 2 -The Jury In the case of Oeorge Stone, who In January last shot and klll.il George Allcnsdorf. Monday brought in n umiIu t of acquittal. The defense was on tho ground of Insanity. FRENCHMEN WERE INDIGNANT. Hut Their Mojrs;K Was Ksamlurd by Cus tom. Officials Ju.t the ame. XKW Youk, July 28. When M. C. Manjuls I too in tie Froyscz, captain of tho French man-of-war DulMurdieu, nrrivel from home Sunday morning to take com iiumd if that vessel ho was surprised that the United States custom authorities in sisted upon examining his baggage and that of the otlicers and sailors who ac eomiianiel him. In the sitoud cabin of La LSretagno were twenty-one French tailors, also destinel for the Duboiirdleu. They were tall, swarthy looking fellows, with double MintMl black hcord. Kach man took up tho sack containing the Im longings ho brought with him from France and dcMMitcd It on the dock, where two lieutenants were waiting In the cruiser's launches with a do.cu sailors to convey the new arrivals to the Du boiirdleu. The sailors arranged tho commander's baggage In a neat pile. It consisted of two email trunks, two umbrellas, eight hut boxes and a straw chair. They wcreabout to step Into the launches when two cus tomhouse Inspectors stepxt up and began to uutie tho fastenings of one of tho hat boxes. The commander protested Mlitely. urg ing that common courtesy forbade the ex amination tif their luiggae. esscially as it was not to enter tho country but was to Ihj transferred diroctly to tho French war ship. Then Deputy Surveyor of the Port Dow ling upponrcd on the scene. ' You can take your choice, sir," he said politely to the commander, "of having that pile of baggage exumiuod and passed by our Inspectors or of having It seized and held In the government warehouses." Then ho turned to one of th Inspectors and, pointing to one of the sailor's Kicks, said: "Xow open that." Its owner said something In French and made a show of resistance, but the deputy surveyor motioned to throe dock police men and they quietly got their night sticks ready for action. Then tho Inspec tors went through the baggage of the en tire party, after which the commander, lieutenants, sailors, and marines steamed away In the crulserr St. Loul. Co-Operative Congre.s. ST. Lolms, July 28. During lust week a well attended meeting was held here of tho Co-'ojerativo Congress. Its purposes, as stated by a speaker, wcro "to abolish Industrial slavery, to tear down the fabric of a soul-devouring wage system, and to erect a structure based upon co-operutlve effort and mutual helpfulness." The ses sions were devotod to 'scoches on this subject by toth men and women who lc Uevo In a "co-operative commonwealth." Alonzo Wardull, of Kansas, was elected president, and Mrs. Imogenc C. Falcs, of Xew York, secretary. To 1'revent tiold K ports. New Yokk, July 28. The commit ttco of seven apjs tinted at tho recent meeting ut tba exchange Itankcrs Wlovise a plan for tho prevention of gold uxports during the next nluety days, Monday presented a complete rcMrt to tho full body at a meeting held at the offices of J. P. Mor gan : Co. Tho plan was pronounced ef fective and was unanimously adopted and the committee discharged. The plan will take effect Immediately. A member of tho firm of J. P. Morgan A: Co. said that no public statement could Is) made at this time. . Vuiiderlolt at The Breakers." Xkwi'okt, K. I., July as. Cornelius Vanderbilt arrive! at tt o'clock Sunday evening on F. W. Vanderbilt's yacht Con querer. He was taken off tho yacht at the Xew York Imat landing and conveyed to "The Breakers" in a Berlin coach. It wos stated at "The Breakers" that Mr. Vander bilt had withstood the voyage excelleutly; that ho was much improved in health and that appearances Indicated that ho would socdiiy recover from his recent apoplectic stroke. tud of m Noted Strike. Cleveland, July 2s. The long drawn out strike of the employes of the Brown Hoisting and Converting works which was inaugurated nine weeks ago and has resulted in a series of bloody riots, is at an end, a satisfactory settlement ls'tween tho company and representative of the employes having ist-n reached Monday. Tho terms of settlement are not made public, but It is known that the company concedes all the main points contented for. Trial of lr. .lameiMtn. Lonpox, July 28. Iu the trial of Dr. Jameson and his associates In the Trans vaal raid Sir F.dward Clarke ami Sir Frnuk Ijockwood, for the defendants, oe copied all the morning In their pleas for the prisoners. Sir Kichard Webster, Cj. C, the attorney general, occupied the aft ernoon In replying.- Contrary to general expectation the case was adjourned at the close of Webster's reply. Declined To He Held 1'p, CltU'AiiO, July . James Kohiimmand Frank HarjHT tried to rob C. M. Hotcrt son of jewelry In his storo at 187 Xorth Clark street. The proprietor got his gun first and held the men at lwy while he locked both doors. Then he kept them at the pistol point till outsiders called the police who arrested the lold Invaders. Dropped lead While lecturing. SAX Antonio, Tex., July 28. Miss Jane Schollcld, one of tho faculty of the San Antonio Normal college, dropsd dead of heart disease Monday morning while delivering a lecture on psychology before the class. She was of high stand ing In oducHllonal work In this state. nought In ly the liallroad. , 'ManiAX, N. D., July'jS. The northern Pacific lands went of the Missouri river were sold Monday morning at public sale by Special Master Carey. They were ail bought hy President Winter of tho Northern Pacific Uillroad company for the sums aggrcgat I ng mt.t . fatal ftpbwiwM of t.as. AHLASt, Pa., July 28 An explosion of gas occurred at West Boor Uldge colliery Monday, Instantly killing William Cjulnii, fire boss, and Michael Ha..le. Two labor ers wero also Injured. The cans of tho explosion is unkmrn n. THE DEATH RECORD Colonel John A. Dank, chaplain In chief of tho Union Veterans league, at. IMtfsburg. WILLIAM H. CI'TLEi:. prominent Ma son and traveling man. at Adrian, Mich, Hot. W. L. Hypes, well known Method ist divine, at Dayton, O. WATSON'S STATEMENT Says He Will Run tha Race to the End. Ill) IS NOT A POLITICAL TKADKR. Declare lie Would Not Keaign la e wall's favor fren if Offered a Cabinet Position The People's I'arty Indispensable to the Nueeesn of free Silver Plan of tha Itepublicaa Campaign. Agreed I'pon by MrKluley and II anna. Tiiovirsos, Ga., July 28. Thomas E. Watson, In reply to questions asked, Issues the following signed statement: "1. I will run the race to the end. "2. I will make the fight even if Mr. Bewail docs not withdraw. '3. My opinion of the Fifty-socond con gress, which was arraigned In my hook, has undergone no change. "1. I am not a political trader and will TOM WATfcOS or (iKonota. ' not resign In Sewull's favor, even if offered a cabinet position. "Havlnganswored your questions please allow ine to state briefly my reasons for the replies to questions Nos. 1 and 2: "I allowed the use of my name to save my jvirty from extinction. IndipenMble to Pnrees. "In my opinion tho continued existence of the People's (tarty is indispensable to the success of free silver. For me to with draw would 1m for me to sign the death warrant of my party. "Ours i the party of free silver, and we maintained that principle while the Dem ocratic party in 18!2 and In 13 was mak ing war umiii It. We do not think our party should now close up and quit busi ness simply because the Democrat have partly duplicated our signlsard. .' If the Democrat are tut unreasonable as to rofuso n populists of tho sonth any recognition at nil, that fact- would show that the real purpose of their apparent adoption of our principles is to kill our party and not to enact those principle Into law. "If the Democrats are si nocro they will not try to put iimu us such terms that every man In our party at the south will feci insulted and humillatitl. t.otie to the IJinlt. "If Mr. Bryan did not want our support Senator Jones had no business at St.. lvoui at all. If Mr. Bryan does want our support he ought to bo willing to adopt the Mlicy which will most certainly as sure him that support, and that policy is to accept as a running mate a southern Populist named by the unanimous voice of tho Populist national convention. "Our imrty has gone to the extreme limit of generosity In the effort to prs?ure a union of tho silver forces. We did not claim first place un the national ticket; we are content with the second. "If now the Democrat should scorn our overtures, Insult our party, and de mand that we bury the People's party before they will accept our aid, they, and they alone will be responsible for the tri umph of the gold standard and the Re publican iarty. Thomas K. Watson." ItE ITHLIC AN PLAN III CAMPAIGN. Jt Has lteen Aicreed I pon by Chairman llaniui and Major MrKlnley. Canton, O., July 28. -The plan of the Republican camNilgu has levn agreed upon by Chairman Hanna and Major Mo Klnley. An effort I to be made first to counteract the free silver movement. The campaign Is to l on "educational"' lines, and an Immense amount of literature Is to be distributed to add weight to tho politi cal speeches made on the circuit. Tha trend of the sis-ches delivered thus far by Major Me Klnley has been toward the protection Issue. Chairman Hanna will be In New York Tuesday to meet the nation al committee to confer In regard to im portant questions of the campaign. The ostensible purjose of the visit and confer ence Is to select headquarters. It I said that Cornelius N. Bliss will le apointcd treasurer of the national committee early th!s week. Chairman Hanna In discussing the work of the campaign gave utterance to these words: "The Infatuation of a considerable num Iter of the people of the west with the free silver Idea may Is attributed very largelj to the seductive form In which the free silver advocate have put forward their side of the financial question. . In artier to otTet tho effect thus pro ducvd we have decided to scatter broad cast qualities of literature meant to pre sent the money Issue In Its true light, and we shall then rely on the common aense of the American public, and I am sure we need nrt fear the result. Thoroughness Is to Is the distinctive characteristic of the campaign. "Another feature of this canvats which will lm au Innovation will Is? the active participation of tho worklngmen. Their Interests have been affected very severely and we intend to give them a voice In all tho council of the Hpibll?an party." What Nmnlnee llr)an Lincoln, Neb., July 28. ltoferrirrg to 1'opullst contention at St. loul last week Bryan a-id: "When the Populist divided to nominate view president first, Senator J onea, chairman of the ttatlonal Demo cratic commit tM, wired mw as follows: Populists nominate th e president first; If not Sewall, what uluill 1 do? Answer quick. 1 favr your declination in that itso.' "1 Immediately wired back as follows: Hon. James K. Jones, St. Louis Mo, I entirely agroe with you. Withdraw my name If Sewall Is not nominated ' "The dispatches were published In Saturday morning's papers, and the con vention understood my position. In spite of this they have soon fit to nominate me. Whether I shall except the nomluatlou or not will depend entirely upou what con ditions are attached to It." Why They hnpport llryan. BUTTE, Mont., July XM Senator Man tle and CongresHiuan Hart man have ar rived here. Both say they support Bryan because he Is a bimetalllst, and not be cause he li a Democrat, When the ques tion l settled they will bo Republicans In all things once more. "While I de plore that the Populists put up another ticket," said Mr. Hartman, "yet I think in thirty days there will lie but one bime tallic ticket in the field. I think Watson will allow his name to lie withdrawn. The ticket from a point of good politics must be Bryan and Sewall. On the second thought Watson and the men who nomi nated him must concede this." Mr. Man tle spoke on the same liLe. Will stamp for llryan and WaUon. St. Lot'l. June 28 Among the speak ers who will take the slump for ihe Popu list ticket will lie Senator Butler and ex Chairmau Taulx-neck, Eugene V. Dobs of Terr Haute,' Ind.; Robert Schilling of Milwaukee, Senator Alien rf Nebraska, Senator Peffer of Kansas, Mrs. Mary E. Lease of Kansas, Mrs. Robert of Ueorgla, and many others, Including. Coxey and Carl Brown. Mr. Debs is a strong sup porter of the initiative and referendum. The currency will lie the pivot around which the majority of the speeches will revolve, and the wotueii who will ls sent out wlli make that their especial point of attack. Trnut-Mee Pop u I iota. NASIIVILLK, July 28. The gubernatorial convention of the Populist party will meet In this city next Tuesday. Since the ac tion taken by the Populist convention at St. Louis public Interest ha Increased touching the probable action of this state convention. MURDERER HANGS HIMSELF. Commits KuU-lde In His Cell In n Irllher ale Manner. Nbii.Lmvii.LE, Wis, July 28. Patrick Christie, who was confined lu the county jail In this city for the murder of Christ Melert, July 4, was fou nl hanging by a small rope, the other end attached to a waterpipe, when Sheriff Sheldon made his round to feed hi prisoners Sunday evening. Christie had obtained the rope somewhere, and standing on a stool, at tached it to a waterpipe, which lies along the edge of the gallery, and made a noose around his neck. He then took a towel and stuffed as much of It Into his mouth as possible, and tied It round hi neck over the rope. He then tKk a shirt which the sheriff- had given him and placed it over his hetd a a hood. Xext he took his suspenders and fastened his hand behind them. Then he g.ive the tMil a kick aud the sulcld wa com plete. Killed on a Crooning. Lancaster. Pa., July 2s. K.iio N. Barge, agcl 21 years, and Barbara Her whey, slightly younger, while returning from nn outing in a buggy, were struck and htttantly killed while crossing the m:i of the Pennsylvania railroad. The young woman's Insly was carried several hundred feet on the pilot of the engine, finally being hurled under the wheels and literally cut iuto fragments. Malcink. X. Y.. July 2K. While Levi Sancumb aud Xelle Bushy, aged respec tively 18 and HI years, of Chateaugay, were returning to that village about 10 I o'clock at night, they were struck by an engine on the Central Vermont railroad as they attempted to cross the track. Sancomband Mis Buhy and the horse they werw driving were instantly killed. Heavy Ntorin In Michigan. Detkoit, July 28. Report show that Sunday night's electrical stonn extended all over southern Michigan. At Noith- vllle the Rouge river overflowed, doing tlO.lXti damage and driving several fami lies from their homes. Many houses aud barns at Homer and vicinity were blown down. lh Markhsm, a farmer near Marshall, was fatally -Injured by having his barn blown down on top of him. The loss of fruit blown from the trews In the western Michigan fruit belt Is immense, and many frame buildings in that part of the state were destroyed. Heavy damages from light ning are reported from several towns, but no loss of life. Suicide of n Young- Man. MtLWAi'KEE, July 28. Alfred Morti mer, a well known young man of this city, committed suicide Sunday night by shoot ing himself In the right temple. He re turned to his home, .'K7 Newhall street, from hi work shortly after 6 o'clock and stepped In the Itathnstra. presumably to wash for dinner, when he shot himself. The door was forced open and Mortimer was found lying on the floor with a pistol by his side and death soon followed. He was 22 years of age and had been married since March 1, his wife Itelng Miss Con stance Richardson, daughter of Dr. Rich ardson of Chicago. New York Tailors' Strike. Xew York, July 28 An all day meet ing was held by the striking tailors of this city In Walhalla hall Sunday. Addreses we're made by a nuiuls-r of leaders and the situation was generally discussed. The substance of the remarks made by the vari ous speaker wa to the effect that no compromise, with the contractors should he made: that the strikers mut stand firm and act-wpt nothing but victory. C.reat frre at IWIfast. ,,,, Belfast, J"l.v . The Harland 4: Wolff and Workm tn A CUrke shipbuild ing shops and their contents have been al most wlied out by fire. The conflagra tion started In the establishment of Har land Wolff, and spread to that of Work man & Clarke. Ihe yard alone were damaged to the amount of $l,o00,(ki0. Killed by Mistake for a Burglar. Chicago, July Daniel Shroyer a well known resident of Park Rldga, a suburb, was shot and killed early Sunday morning by his son In-law, George E. Pottlnger, a prominent Chicago real es tate dealer, w ho mistook bltu for a bur glar. The shooting took place In Pottin gcr's home In Inglcslde avenue. Tkree Drowned In the Onto. W ft EE 11 xi, W. Va., July tH Frank Cuunlugham. Mr. Sylvester Inig and Miss Dnlsey Long were drowned Sunday while trying to cms ihw Ohio In a scull. The current wa ho strong that It carried them uiulc. snag boat, LABOR MEN IN A lid. Great Confusion at the Socialist Congress. OIULTTIOX TO THE AXAlttMSTS. Tit Social iaUlteaolve to Shut tha Door of tho Convention tlall In Their Faces Mr. Curson ProiulMta to Submit tba Venez uelan Slatter to the Hoaaa of Commons London Times on Bryan's Chances Old World News of Interest. London, July 28. The International Socialist Labor and Trado union congrcsM opened Mouday moi ning In St. Martin's town hall. The session was devoted to wrangling as to whether anarchists should be admitted. A group of an archists present behaved In a noisy and turbulent manner, and the chairman promisod to have forest of police liaudy to expel them from future sessions if nec essory. The question of admitting an archists was not decided when the session was adjourned. The scene while the session was In progress was almost Indescribable. Them was grout confusion, much noise and dls order, intermingled with violence while the question of admitting anarchists was lieing discussed. Several attacks were made upon the platform, but the would be orators wcro violently hurled off. The attempts made to eject the riotous anarch ists failed, and finally the chairman ad Journedthe meeting. Fled from the Hall. The noisy demands of the anarchists created the motd bitter feelings among the socialists, who vigorously resolved at a meeting of the British section In the aft ernoon, to shut the dMtrs In the faces of the anarchists, and to employ the police to eject them If necessary. During an attempt to seize tho platform the women rejto iters were so tcrrori.isl that they fled from the hall. Chairman Cowry was luaudiblc and swungahu:e railway bell with tsith hand in his at tempt to restore order. But this only added to the din without quieting the as sembly. Benjamin Plckard. president of the Miners' Federation of Great Britain, and memticr of parliament as an ad vanced Lllsral, who was one of the dele gates, garni at the scene of disorder with his face reflecting comical despair. "And the are tho people who want to govern tho world," he said. Finally the owner of the hall entered and declared that he would close the building unless the delegates lichavod in a more orderly manner. This had a calm ing effect uiMin tho assemblage aud tho uproar subsided. (Ikzox asiwkiw it;titn;. ItrllUh ForeiK" secretary lla Not Ke eelvetl the Venezuelan Ktatemt-ut. London, July 28. lu the house of com. mons Monday the itarllamcntary secretary r for the foreign office, George N. Curzon, said the Venezuelan statement hod not yet reached the government, but was ot its way herefrom Washington nd would be laid upon the table on Its arrival. Mr. Curzon was asked whether the govern ment was aware that another king hud been elected in Samoa in opposition to King Malietoa and at German lustigatlon. He replied In the negative. Later Mr. Cur ron, when questioned as to whether tho government had been informed tnat Herr Bradnos, whose endeavors to annex Samoa to Germany some years ago were defeated onlv by tho action of the United States, is returning to Samoa In thecaioe ity of chief justice. He replied that the government was not aware that such wus the case. Joseph Chamlterlain, secretary of state for the colonies, replying to John Morley, lat chief secretary for Ireland, who aked him whether the government would lay on the table information relative to the limits and population of the settlements within the territory In dispute is'tween Gnvt Britain and Venezuela, said the definition of the settlements would have to bo decided first by negotiations and then by Investigation on the sjMit. and the government could not, therefore. the desired information. .lohn Hull to the Refteue. Ahien. July 28. A dispatch received here from the Island of Crete says that while the national assembly was sitting Sat unlay a panic occurred and the Turk prepared to attm'k the Christians, where upon the commander oi tne urittsn iron clad HiNsl lowered five biats with which to land a force of marines. Order was n stored. however, before action became necessary. During the disturlvvnees n Turk was killed by a shot fired by anoth er Turk. Three battalions of Turkish in fantry were landed at Retl mo Saturday. Several skirmishes hare taken place be tween Ret I mo and Herakllon. Sixty Cretan volunteers have landed on the Isl and. loiilon Times on Bryan's Chances. Lonisiv. July 28. The Times had an editorial Monday commenting upon tho nomination by the Populists of William J. Bryan, w hich says: "We do not venture to prophecy, but it Is clear that Mr. Bryan chanoe are very far from des perate, even If, as his enemies say, he Is all mouth and will eventually 13 found out. It does not follow that he will be found ut before Xovember." leading Men Were Not Preaent. Iindon, July 28. The correspondent cf The Time at Cape Town says that a crowded and rnthuslsastlc meeting has been held In favor of the reinstatement of Cecil Rhodes as managing director of the British Chartered South African compnny. but that most of the lending and influen tial people of the colony were absent fr in the meeting. l4M of the Prinininnil 4 atl London. July 2S The h mnl f trade has decided that the loss of the stcamxh'p Drummond Castle off I'shant on June 11. resulting In the drowning of about 2"si per son, only one passenger and two seamen being saved, wa due to the fa-t that sho was not nnvlgUco! with proper, woman like care in view of the prevailing condi tions. Cholera !eerealrg In F.g)pt. CAIRO, July 28. Cholera I decreasing and there were only 1SI new rase and 10d deaths throughout F.gypt on Sat unlay. The death Include those of Captain Fen wlch at Flrket ad Surgeon Capta'n Track at Koshch, w ho were iiK'tnlwrs 4 the Nils expedition.