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YVivyV$Y 1:- 1HT n US V OL. XXXI--NO. 42. INDIANAPOLIS, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 1885. WHOLE NO. 1,590. ft nx o 1 - REPUBLICAN CLERKS. lssessei ly a Republican Starte Committse Afraid to Pay tie Partisan Tax. A Variety of Philosophic Speculations, In duiIineSome Comments on Civil Service Reform Düring the Administration of President Taj lor -Other Slatters. Special to the Sentinel. Washington. Sept. 7. Will those Repub lican departmental clerk?, who are being as fessed by the Republican committee, resjKtnd. or will they plead the statute of limitation and contribute no more? Their action will be regarded with the widest interest. Why are those individuals upon the pay roll of the country to-day? They are hav ing a good time, cash in pocket, and pie for dinner. 'Whatever there is in the way of sott place, and a soft thing in this life, they are certainly having. Compared witli them the other sons and daughters of toil are merely step-children around the family board. WLerefo'-e this evident favoritism ; simply for the reason that they were Re publicans. For all that they are indebted to the Republican party. Its bounty and beneficence lias enrolled them to tread on Krüssels, recline on velvet, fare sumptuously and draw fat pay. To-day the grand old party I use the term in no ironical sense is in hard luck. It calls for help. What will the Republican do? Will he contribute t place it in power and purple again, or will he leave it out in the sobbing rain to jerish of famine. Some philosophers assure us that the Re publican party survived its usefulness; but that it is the beneficiary of the department clerk there is no question. But for it he would never have had official and the cor responding social existence so long enjoyed, lie is its favorite son. taken from 10,1 xj sons altogether lovely. Will lie contribute to its relief, or will he, from the window of a Washington office, quietly watch the pro cession move over the hill to the poor-house? Mv eyes are upon him. Here is an occasion for the aspirin? Re publican to achieve distinction and win the admiration of mankind. Now is the accepted time. The Carthagerrian woman sold her jewels to defend her city. Kngland is mis tress of the seas to-day for the reason that fcixtv years ago the average Briton was sell ing his shirt for money with which to put down the French. Nothing glorious in party or country was ever achieved without per sonal sacrifice. Is the department clerk destitute of grati tude or loyalty? What would be his course if in his estimation it was sure to come again into power? His patriotism will now deter mine whether it shall live or die. The exam- tle of h:s contribution, or if that is not al wed, his ready resignation, to devote him self to party service, will determine its fu ture. The "Republican party can be restored, and the Department clerk" can bring about that restoration. More potent than all the campaign sjeeches that orators can make, or the presses can print, would be the example of Jiis resignation to enter the canvass in Ohio, 'or John Sherman. The spectacle of devotion to party so selfless would be worth a thousand voters for every resignation. It would be ersonaJ sarifice for the good of the party that would force George Bancroft to write another chapter, to say nothing about James !. Blaine. Not only my eyes, since 1 have come to think, but the eyes of the world are upon them. Ly refusing to mate this sacrifice they dishonor the Repub lican I arty and show that their own past political life is one of fal-e pretense. Thev have claimed that the prosperity of the Republic rested uon the party that has voted the rebellion down at every election since Iee's surrender. All his country's hopes are centered in hi party. He knows Lis duty, will he do it not? at ' -3 General Taylor came to the Presidency as a civil service reformer. Military men ex clusively because of their military achiev menfc have never excited large enthusiasm with the Americ an people as candidates for executive office. The acknowledged greatest minds of the country have disdained or at least avoided referring to Washington in comparison. I believe the inscription on the sword presented by Frederick the Great, of Prussia, to le the absolute truth. "From the greatest soldier in Euroje to the greatest soldier in the world." Conquering the British at New Orleans was merely an incident in the life of Andrew Jackson. Refore becoming a soldier he had achieved large distinction in civil affairs and through a reputation acquired in politics he secured his commission. It may be said of General Taylor and General Grant that they are the only Presidents chosen because of their service in war. But the Whig party, recognizing the fact that its candidate could not run upon his war record alone, sought to quicken a sentiment in favor of civil service reform, and was suc cessful. The ieop"le very naturally are quick to suspicion that something may not le exactly right within those marble walls. The idea of a change is never particularly disagreeable to the great mass of American voters, and sometimes to secure it they will take risks as they did last fall when the Democratic party wa3 returned to power. The central idea of the sentiment that culminated in the elec tion of Mr. Cleveland was open the books, new men in every department of the Gov ernment, a complete change. Tbe military record of the Whig chief was merelv one feature of the campaign that re- fultef in the elec tion of General Taylor to the lres:dency, and played a no more effec tive part than the "woolly Horse" did for Fremont. General Taylor was a civil ser vice reformer. The only difference between "Old Rough and Ready" and Mr. Cleveland was this: The former use the term "active partisan" instead of "offensive partisan." There were appointments made by I "oik after the election of Taylor, just a.s there were appointment made by Arthur after the election of Cleveland: but Taylor ruled out all such as frauds upon the incoming admin istration. Taylor would have made short work of the Lafayette Postmaster, whom . Cleveland accepts. The four years for which Taylor was elected and Filiniour served is not" regarded as a successful administration, for the reason that public sentiment did not approve filling places of trust with the President's political friends. At every point it was: 'Iiemote. unfriendlv, melancholy, slow." What could a Whig do with Democratic clerks? As an experiment it proved a great failure, so great that was never seriouly tried by any party responsible for the affairs of Government from the the election of Pierce nntll the de feat of the last Republican President. Jap TrRrEX. Pout master Commiiilontd )U1I Koatea Maton' Iitriet. Special to the Sent IneL Washington, Sept. 7. Commissions were to-day issued to the following Indiana post masters; Francis M. Million, Burnett's Creek; Francis M. Runyon, Charleston, Ind.; John A. Willermood, Newport; Lewis C. Fout, North Judson: Horace G. Douglass, Plainlicld; W. A. Davis, Sheridan; Charles G. Md'iintock, Stanton. The following, affecting the Inniana mail service, is announced today: Danville to New Maysville, leave Danville daily except Sudavs, at 12:'So p. m. Arrive at New Mays ville by 4 p. m. Leave Mew Maysville daily except Sunday, at 8 a. m., arrive at Danville by 11 :." a. m. AdoptjSeptember 14, 1XS3. Congessman Matson hascompleted the rec ommendation for postmasters in his district, and General Stevenson has ordered the ap Iointments made. UNITED STATES TREASURY. The Public Debt Statement for the Month of August. Washington, Sept. 1. The following is a recapitulation of the debt statement issued to-day : Interest bearing lebt Fonds at 4J J per cent. S 2".O,noo,0O.) 00 lutiuls it 4 per cent 7:;.7:tUJ 0 l onds at 3 per cent l'J l.l'.xi.-VK) ih) Kcfuixliug ccrtif.i-HU-s at 4 per cciiL. "J-JS.-VJ.) K) Navy ciisioii fund at 3 per cent...- H.ino.km ik) I'Hciiie railroad bonds at 1 per cent, f.l.t'tfl, 1 DO lYincifuil l.'jat.77;.9i-2 00 Interest - 10.7W.Vi.; 03 Total 1.271.1,:i0;l IVIt ou which interest lias evel since ma turity iTim-iTui! : IJ.Wl.TtV -V Interest iT?.7M) si Total 5 4.H5.54G V TVr.t licarine no interest 11 U inivmt anl legal tender notes..? 3t".7.W.01ti 07 ertilicates of denosit - :0.stM,tni0 tw ;ld certificate - 1 .!3v. I'.W ( silver certificates yi,07l,"Jti 00 Fractional currency, less Ss.37.VJ31, estimated as lost or destroyed fi.0f1.102 KS lYiucipal .. 00t,".KJ,s KS Total debt Principal 1,6!.22S..I2 1 1 I utcrot lo.'.'l i.titl M Total 1,S0,172,175 Less cash item available lor reduc tion of the debt 3 2--G,"C'.-X Less reserve neid for redemption of 100.000 OVO I' nited States notes... S.V..7&5.2!"i Total debt less available cash itcnis..l..73.l()s,ss Net cash in the Treasury 4'J,71fi,."72 t''J lebt less cash in the Treasury Sep tember 1. Ivo, l,t73,7;2.S7 IVbt less cia iu the Treasury Au- jrust 1.; l.vv I,17',i71.35'. '.". Decrease of dcht during the month as shown bv this statement . 2,V7'.i.0VJ 17 fash in the Treasury available for reduction of the lebt Gold held for gold certificates actu ally entstand i iu: 123hvU90 00 Silver held for silver certificates actually outtandiiir W,07'J,J,.k; 00 United States notes held for certifi cates of deiosit actually outstand ing .ULK'-'.dlO W Cash held tor matured lebt and in terest unpaid .".'.::i .13" (Hi Fruttioual currency -.071 7 Total available for reduction f the debt ;.7t3,J?: Reserve fund held for redemption of t'nited States notes, act 01 July lilssj $ 100,000,000 t navuilable for reductiou of rtebt- 1 ractional silver coin 5 21,721,27 Minor com 817,0.".; 00 Total 2.",.V7,311 Certificates held as cash issuetl but not outstaudiiiÄ S ffl.0U.12U Net cash Indamv on hauii 4'., 71 6,572 Total cash in the Treasury as shown lv the Treasurer's general ac count 492.(JC5,32'. ARRIVAL, OF THE PRESIDENT. He I Considerably Tanned by the Sun, but Much Improved by Hi Trip. WAt-HiSGTON, Sept. 7. President Cleveland arrived here at 8 o'clock this moaning. The Iresident's carriage was in waiting at the depot, and he was driven to the White House, where, after breakfasting, lie settled down at once to.work. The President, who is well tanned by the sun, ami who appears much improved by his trip, says that he has had an excellent time, ami has enjoyed per fect health. He has not been ill a single day s. nee he left, and is at a loss to understand how the report of his serious sickness origi nated. A CABINET MLKTIXO CALI.KI. A meeting of the Cabinet will be held to morrow. The members who are absent from the city have not however been summoned to attend, as there is no business to be con sidered requiring their presence. It is ex lotted that all the Cabinet otliccrs will have returned to Wa-hinjrton bvthel?th. It is stated at the White House that the President froposed to dispose of pending questions he ore neriously considering matters to bo brought to the notice of Congress in his an nual message. THE WYOMIN. DIsTl RBANCK. The latest intelligence received at the War Department from the scene of the recent disturbances in Wyoming N a dispatch from General SchotieM to General Drum, dated yesterdaj' as follow: There is no report of further trouble since the troops went to the scene of disturbance; none is likely to occur in the presence of troops, I do not see bow any necessity for further instructions being given. Adjutant General Drum had a conference with the President txxlay in regard to the troubles in Wyoming Territory, and gave him an account of the steps already taken by the War Department to suppress the lis tnrbance. The question as to further action on the part of the Government, will be laid before the Cabinet at the next meeting. AITOINTMENTS. The Acting Postmaster General to-day an- Pointed the following named fourth-class ostmasters: Ohio At Jaybird, Isaac Smalley; Mt. Holy, Eli R. lteel. Indiana At llartonia, Richard Stoekdale; Yorktown, 8. D. Overmver; Centreville, G. W. Meeker: Freedom, W. J. Suffrall. Illinois At Keninpton, John AI. Kalston; Gilmar, Elias W. Knjrer. Alexander II. (iamhrill, of Illinois, han been appointed Chief of a division in the second Auditors Ottice. WHEAT AM) CORN MCPORT. The Commissioner of Agriculture has de termined to publish the monthly wheat and corn reiort at noon, instead of at 4 p. tu., as heretofore. The change is in compliance with petitions of Western Doanls of Trade. THE lOritT Or ALABAMA CLAIM. First Comptroller Durham to-day stopped a requisition to pay the. salary of J. A.J, Cresswtll, Government counsel of the Court of Commissions of Alabama Claims, for the month of August until it is settled that there is any balance due liiin. Mist -tu.Ayr.ui s. The issue of stanlarl silver dollars from tbe mints during the week ended Seprember 5 was H57,ir.il. The Issue for same time last year was $34., 407. Surgeon Main, of the Marine Ho-pital ser vice, has reported to the Surgeon General at Washington details of a visit of Inspection to Tarn pico. I'.iidad, San Fernando and other cities of Mexico near the bonier lines, from whkht appears there is no danger of the introduction of an epidemic of any kind from that quarter. Thomas Hughes, Postmaster at Albuquer que, N. M., and Assistant Postmaster (.'lark, have been arrested, a Khortage of $1,'2XJ hav ing been discovered in the accounts of the cilice. THE ARMSTRONG CASE. Mr. Stead, Mrs. Jarrett, General Booth and Others in Bow Street Police Court To Anrnrrr the Charge of Abducting the Girl, Kliza Armstrong Police Unable to Control the Mob Assembled to Hear the Proceedings. London. Sept. 7. Mr. Stead, editor of the rail Mall Gazette, Mrs. Ja: rett, Bramwell Booth, Mrs. Coombs, Mr. Jacqties and Mme. Maurey, the defendants in the so-called ab duction case, appeared in the Bow street police court to-day in answer to the charges against them. Mr. Stead conducted his own case, while counsel represented the other. Tbe excitement in the court room and in the vicinity has seldom, if ever, been equalled. The police were powerless to control the mob who had assembled to bear the preaching. Members of the Salvation Army were arriving all the morning in cabs, and were hooted and jostled on their way to the Court-room. In the Court there was a compact mass of people. A number of re porters were present; also many members of the Salvation Army and quite a sprinkling of brothel keepers. Mrs. Jarrett sat in the prisoner's dock. Mr. Steal and Bramwe'l Booth had seats in front of the doxk. Mr, Poland, Solicitor for the Treasury, opened the case for the Crown with a long speech in which he gave a description of how the girl was obtained troni the mother, the out rages to which she had been subjected after she Jwas installed in Mme. Maurey's estab lishment and ill treatment she had received from the time she left her mother until she was rescued and taken home. Mrs. Jarrett, during Mr. Poland's statement, sat with a calm leineanor, her eyes closeil and her head nodding, closely resembling Charles Dickens' "Sally Brass" in the "Old Curiosity Shop." Mr. Stead appeared unconcerned, smiling occasionally and at times denying Mr. Poland's allegations. At the conclusion of his address to the court, Mr. Poland de manded the committal of all the defendants for trial. The child, Eliza Armstrong, was placed on the witness stand and identified Mrs. Garret us the woman wiio had secured her from her mother on plea of needing her assistance to do housework. The girl then gave in detail all the circumstances connected with her abduction. Eliza Armstrong further testi fied that at the medical examination imme diately after she was decoyed from home, the pfiysician tested her innocence despite her screams, and that afterward she was dispatched to France to prevent the police from getting possesion of her for her mother she wrote several letters home, but the members of the Salvation Army who had charge of her sup pressed them. This ended the girl's testi mony for the day. The defendants indicated that they would contest the accuracy of manv of the girl's statements. The court then ad journed until to-morrow. The mob at the doors of the conrt tried to overturn Booth's carriage, and molested other numbers of the Salvation Army. The defendants were all released on bail. Mr. Stead ami Mrs. Jarrett were hissed by the crowd as they were leaving the court. AGRARIAN CRIMES. Hamstringing and Mutilating Cattle. Indn, Sept. 4. The Government is much jK-rplcxed over a new form of agrarian crime which is becoming alarmingly prevalent in Ireland. At the last Assizes in County Ker ry Judge Palles decided that persons whose cattle Lad been stolen were not entitlel to compensation nnder the malicious injuries act, although those whose cattle had been houghed or hamstrung were entitled to com pensation. I'nder the decision the mutila tion of catUe has become unpopular among the moonlighter, since by these acts they intlict no injury upon the owners of the cat tle, and only "cause Buffering and death to the unoffending animals. Instead of mutilating the cattie of obnox ious landlords, bailiffs, etc., the moontight ers now steal the cattle outright and run them off to remote parts of the country or keep them snugly concealed until the hne and cry is over. The cattle thieves are well organized. anl the animals are kept moving, being passed from one gang to another until they have been driven across two or three counties, ami to a distance of hundreds of miles from the scene of tiie raid. Jlobberies of this kind are now of nightly occurrence in some parts of Ireland, and of all such cases which have occurred the police have not yet succeded in tracing and reclaiming a single animal GENERAL FOREIGN NEWS. Further I'urt icnlnrs of the Caroline Ilaml Imbroglio Between Spain and Germany. Mapkid, Sept, 7. Dispatches just received regarding the German occupation of Yap fdate that the Spaniards on the island had hoisted the Spanish Hag, and had lowered it at sunset for the night, as is customary with all nationalities, and that immediately after ward the German gunboat ran in, landed marines and sailors, hoisted the German col ors, and formally occupied the' place lespite the protestations of the Spaniards. Prince Bismarck hasoffered to withdraw the German forces from Yap, provided Spain will not oc cupy it pending a diplomatic solution of the juestion as to Spain s claim over the island. Germany will acknowledge Spanish occupa tion of Yap, provided Spain prves that the Spanish rlapr had been hoistel on tbe island before the German gunboat had arrived in the harbor. The excitement in Madrid over the alTair has quietel down. Everything was tranquil last night. Count Von Hatzfeld!, in his statement to Count Binonian regarding the or ders that had been given to the German gunboat, meant that the gunboat had been forbidden to hoist the Ger man Hag where the Spanish flag had already been hoisted. He said that the disobedience of the commander of the gunboat would not alTect the situation. Bkklin, Sept. 7. The Kreul Zeitung says that Germany 011 obtaining reparation from Spain refrains from adding to the totible? of a friendly sovereign. The Kreuz Zeitung is confident tljat Prince Bismarck's reasoned judgment and firm hand will conduce to a settlement of the dispute. Other newspapers praise the calmness displayed by the citizens of Berlin. A Fenian Committed for Trial. London, Sept. 4. In the examination to day at Solihull of Henry DufT, a Fenian ar rested in London July 20 on a charge of hav ing murdered Stephen Gately in a tavern yard at Solihull in 1S.0, several witnesses testified 10 seeing DufT in company with (Jately just previous to the latter's body be ing found in the yard. Two witnesses stated that the prisoner and murdered man were drinking in the tavern together and went out in the yard seemingly on good terms. Gately, it was alleged, incurred the enmity of the Fenians by disclosing some of their secrets, and the prosecution endeavored to show that a price was put upon his head, and that Duff was detaifed to kill him. The prisoner's solicitor complained to the court of the alleged unfairness of the examination, stating he had not been allowed to see his client, and that the object of the Crown ap- fiearcd to him as a determined effort to iang Duff if possible merely because he was an Irishman. In conclusion he said that the prosecution of Duff was a farce, and no wonder Irishmen do their utmost to frus trate the lesignof England. Duff was com mitted for trial. The Cholera Scourge. Madkip, Sept. 7. Yesterday's cholera re turns, compared with those of the 30th ult., show that the epidemic has increased in Barcelona, Cadiz and Tarragon, and has de cieased about .'H) jer cent, in the remaining Prvin es. There were 'J,l."2 new cases of cholera and ;l! deaths from the disease reported yester day througtiout Spain. Tomon, spt. 7. Eight deaths from cholera were reported in this city today. Nine patients were almitted to the hos pitals, eight were discharged cured, and 118 remain under treatment. Ma KsKt 1 i-ks, Sept. 7. Sixteen deaths from cholera here to-day. Minister Phelps' Speech to a W01 kingman's Club. Loxpox, Sept. 2. Mr. Thelps, the Ameri can Minister, opened a workingmen's club near Ilugby to-day. In a sjeech to the mem bers he said that the prosperity of America was lue to the jersistent energy of her peo ple. There was employment in America for all who desired it, prosperity for all who de served it, and for all welcome. He advised all who thought of emigrating , to consider the matter well. There was no room in America for Kile, worthless pexq4e. The Ameer of Bokhara Abdicates. Lonihn, Sept. 7. The Ameeifof Bokhara lias abdicated in favor of his son, Turani, who is friendly towards England. Russia ias determined to extend its railway system through Bokhara despite the protestations of Turani. A Bokhara Embassy is at pres ent in St. Petersburg discussing t lie question with the Russian Minister. The concession for building the railway was obtained by Kussia from the father of Turan;. Hclonchintaii SnbWtixel. Yiknxa, Sept. 7. It is reported here that the Government of India has' arranged a convention with Be loot histan, by the terms ot which the latter is 10 assist AignanMan with oO.ooO troops in the event of a Ilusso- Afghnii war. in return lteIoochistan is to be subsidized equally with Afghanistan, and the hiettah Railway is to be connected with Kelat, the capital of Beloochistun. SpiiituaVists Suopieioued of Munler, Paris, Sept. '2. The remains of Baron and Baroness Matre have been exhumed for ex animation. The couple died within a short time of each other, alter bavins for a long time !een under the influence of a spiritual ist and bis wife, who were benefitted by the death of their noble patrons. It is now sus- pectei both the larou ami U.vones died from poison. ArchbiKhop Walsh Inlallel. Di'KLiM, Sept. 7. Archbishop Walsh was installed in office to-day in the Dublin Ca thedral. The ceremonies were witnessed by the Lord Mayor and Corpora t inn Council, Messrs, Davitt and O'Doherty. twelve Parlia mentary snpiorters of Mr. 1'arnell, ami a vast concourse of citizens. Five Thoumil Workmen Strike. Lopox, Sept. 2. Five thousand workmen employed in sir William George Armstrong's machine and gun works, at KUwiek. near Newcastle, struck, to-day, Itorause theirem plovcr refused to dismiss two managers who had made themselves obnoxious to the em ployes. .Foreign Noten. Ten thousand persons employe! in jute mills at Dundee, Soot laud, went out on a strike yesterday. The municipal authorities of Cork, Ire land, have unanimously refused to pay for extra police service. The Karl of t'arnarvan and Iiis wife ar rived at Belfast yesterday. They met with an enthusiastic reception. One hundred and eighty Spaniards held an anti-German demonstration at Tarbonne, department of AnUe, yesterday. At a meeting of 'ubans at Havana on Sun day to take action in regard to the seizure of the Carolines by Germany, one merchant, in the name of the merchants of Havana, oliered ?.,OXi,00o toward purchasing men-of war for the Spanish Government. CHICAGO SOCIALISTS, The Ilel Banner Flaunted A Large Pro- c-eiin and IMciiic . Chic a ,o, Sept. J. The red banners of ecialism daunted in Market Square here to day. Processions of men, women, boys and girls were marching and countermarching. Each woman had either a crimson featherin her hat or wore a piece of red ribbon pinned to the bosom of her Iress. The men had red bands about their hats, and more of the same material fastened to their coats The child ren wore red stock insrs. The occasion of this display was the socialistic picnic, organized in opposition to the Trades Assembly lemonstration to-morrow, lie cause the latter organization had voted to taloo the red tlag. Speeches to the assem bling crowd were made by Messrs. Fielden. 1 'arsons and Spies. A tirade against capital was indulged in by all the sjeakers, each putting much stress upon the assertion that poverty is closely allieil to social degradation. A red rlag was presented to the Metal Work ers' Society. Then the crowd cheered, and the bands struck up a lively air. Though chilled by a raw wind from off the lake, and though the sky threatened rain, the Socialists formed in line, ami set out to walk to Ogden's Grove, live miles away. Between 3,miO and 4,000 men and women were in line. The previous advertisements of the affair had estimated 10,000 would be the number. All were evi dently bent on having a good time. A no ticeable feature was the absence of Drum Majors, or indeed any leaders. Neverthe less, the procession got through all right. Along the line of march, however, but little excitement or curiosity was manifeste!. In addition to the usual" socialistic mottoes were banners bearing denunciatory legends against Mayor Harrison ami Governor Ogles by for their respective parts in the Chicago street-car strike and the Lemont quarry troubles. In the ncighlorhood of Division and HaL-tead tstreet swhen two-thirds of the route had been covered, occurred the first expression of public enthusiasm.' Deafen ing cheers irreeted the cries against Mayor Harrison. At tbe grounds dancing and beer drinking were continued until a late hour. A DEADLY CONFLICT Eetvreen White Jtliners and the Chinese at Rock Springs, Wyoming Territory. Fifteen Killed, a Large Number Wounded, Several Burned to Death and the liest Driven Into the Mountains All uiet at Present. Rock Snjixos, W. T., Sept. 4. Yesterday, for the first time in many years, there was not a Chinaman in Rock Spring's streets ex cept tbe dead and woundel. The five or six hundred who were at work in the mines here have been driven out, and nothing but heaps of smoking ruins mark the spot where Chinatown stood. The feeling against the Chinese has been growing stronger all sum mer. The fact that the white men had been turned off the sections and hundreds of white men were seeking in vain for work, while the Chinese were being shipped in by the car load and given work, strengthened the feeling against them. It needed but lit tle to incite this feeling into an active cru sade against the Chinese and precipitate the little battle of "Wednesday. At No. 0 mine, about one mile north of town, through some misunderstanding, two Chinamen took a room in the mine belonging to two white men. "When the white men came they ordered them out. They would not go, and a tight ensued, which was participated in by nearly all the whites and Chinamen in the mines. The Chinamen were worsted in the fight and four of them were badly wounded, one of whom has since died. The white miners then came out, armed themselves with firearms, and notilVed the men in the other three mines to come out in the afternoon. .Meantime all was excite ment. In Chinatown the tlag was hoisted as a warning and the Chinese working in dif ferent parjs of the camp tied to their quar ters. After dinner the saloons closed, and no liquor has been sold since then. The min ers gathered on the frnt street, about one hundred of them, armed with guns, revolv ers, hatchets and knives, and proceeeded to ward Chinatown. Before reaching there they sent a committee of three warning the China men to leave in an hour. This they agreed to do, and started to pack up, but in about a half an hour the white men grew impa tient and advanced upon the Chinese quar ters, shouting and firing their guns in the air. Without offering resistance the Chinese tied, with whatever they could snatch up, to the hills, about a mile east of the town, the miners firing at them as they went. tkon a black smoke was seen issuing from the peak of a house in Hong Kong, then from another, and very soon eight or ten of the largest of the houses were in flames. Half choked with lire and smoke numbers of Chinamen came rushing from the burning buildings with blankets and bed quilts over their heads to protect themselves from stray rille shots. They followed their retreating brothers into the hills at the top of their speed. A launday in town was next visited and the offensive inmatesshot dead. All the employes of the coal department of the rail road were ordered to leave town, which they did on the evening Jtrain. During the night all of the Chinese houses in town, numbering nearly fifty, were burned to the" ground. A number of Chinamen who were hiding tied from the burning buildings. t The light of Thursday morning revealed some terrible sights. In the smoking cellar of two Chinese houses the blackened bodies of six Chinamen were seen. Three others were in the cellar of another and four more bodies were found near by. From the posi tion of some it would seem as though they had begun to liga hole in the cellar to hide themselves, but the tire overtook them, burn ing their extremities to a crisp and leaving the upper portion of their bodies untouched! At the east eml of Chinatown another body was lound charred by the flames and muti lated by hog. The smell that arose from the smoking ruins was horribly suggestive of bumin; Hesh. Further east were the bodies of four more Chinamen shot down in their flight. A Coroner's jury was summoned, which, after examining the bodies, returned a ver lict that eleven of the Chinamen had been bunted to leath and five shot by parties un known to the jnry. A number were f 011 nil seriously woundeti. and how many more may still 1e woumled out in the hills is un known. Large numbers of Chinamen have been picked up by the trains going west, and a quantity of provisions has been .scut out for them. It is rumored that the Mormon miners will be orderel out, but no action in this direc tion has yet been taken. The miners here are entirely unorganized in the crusade, and although a large number of them are Knights of Lalor, the move was not made under their direction. The miners have not been work ing since Wednesday, and business is almost entirely suspended. Everything is quiet, however. According to advices from Evanston, where the second largest coal-mining camp of the Union Pacific Railroad is located, the move ment against the Chinese was preconcerted. It had been arranged that the first attack upon the Chinese was to be made in Carbon, a mining town alout 15) miles east of Ilck Springs, to be followed by like movements in tbe later place and at Evanston. The Bock Spr.ngs miners, however, took, the in itiative. Superintendejit Evans, of the Cove Mine, has been warned to leave town, and he did so with alacrity. Nothing can be heard from Carbon. The telegraph operator there is evidently afraid to send news. A MYSTERY CLEARED UP. The Dead Body Identified as That of II. Sulvin, of Springfield, Maas. Chicago, Sept. 4. Further investigation in the case of the man found dead at Cole ham, Wednesday, establishes the fact that the deceased was not McKinney, the school teacher, but was doubtless H. Sulvin, of Springfield, Mass. Sulvinwas a native of Monitor, Vt. Before he was of age ho was started out in life by his atlopted father, William llosford, of that town, with $."0b. He studieil for the priesthood a year in St. Charles College, Baltimore. He was em ployed for a year afterward in a clothing store in Springfield, when he went to Con necticut and joined a colony of Shakers. He traveled for several months for a manu facturer of silverware and for the Meridian Britlania Company. Holyoke became his residing place at this junc ture, where lie retailed iKjriodi cals and knicknacks until turned out. Setting out once more in the world he iriited to Boston, where hegotsonie friendly Unitarians interested in him, and Rev. Dr. Chapin found for him a place to labor in the cause of this church in the West. Friends here have since heard that he married a Shaker woman somewhere in the West, and the last news of him in this place was re ceived in a letter from a woman who irave her address as - Mrs. II. Sulvin, 1S3 Vine street, Cincinnati, saying that she had ap plied for a divorce. Sulvin's real name was Patrick Henry Sullivan, but he changed the spelling and dropped the Patrick while here, giving as a reason a distaste for the family appellation. About 8 o'clock last night word was received from Ham mond, Ind., that McKinney was there. A warrant for McKinney's arrest was sworn cuCtlast night by Mrs. Kosmoeller, the mother of one of the little girls who is al leged to have been assaulted, and Captain Hunt telegraphed to the police at Hammond to make the arrest, at the same time he startel for Hammond himself, but at 10 o'clock this morning he had not found his man. McKinney is Known to be hiding in the vicinity of Hessville, about three miles from Hammond, and it is expected he will be captured during the day. Dr. Bluthardt made a post mortem exam ination of the body at South Chicago Morgue this morning, and found that the man came to his death by drowning. The windpipe was full of sand, and the lungs were con gestel. The mark on the back of the head which was taken jor a bullet wound was due to an eruption caused by disease. TEXAS SCHOOL LANDS. Over Twelve Million Acres StoIen in Ten Years. Galvestox, Tex., Sept. 0'. The Daily News some weeks ago charged that nearly $2.000, OoO had been lost to the people and the school fund of Texas by the mismanagement of State land affairs or something worse. In its issue this morning the News editoriallv says on the same subject: "To show to what extent the school fund has been robbed in the last ten years, some oiHcial figures are submitted. In 17.) the new constitution gave one-half of the public domain to public schools, be sides the alternate sections located by rail way scrip. At that time there were afready located for the school fund ll,:;sö,0) acres, and there were (;7,5S,12Ü acres of vacant unappropriated public domain, which latter has been exhausted during the past ten years. The school fund under the constitutional provi sion donating half the public domain to that fund, ought to have received 33,790, W0 acres, being half the land disposed of in that time, which, added to the acreage owned by the school fund in 1875, would make a grand total of 45,17G,(iG4 acres of school lands, less the 8,037,S04 acres that have been sold. Thus the school fund ought now to have unsold located lands amounting to 37,137.Sb0 acres, but has, in fact, onlv 21, U7K.297 acres." I he fund, savs the News, has been le frauded of 12.4öy,ö;3 acres, worth 2:,(00,000. Some time there willbeasureenough investi gation of laml matters in this state. Twelve million acres may be a small matter, but it is worth hunting up. It is about thirty acres for every pupil in the public schools. "How would it do. ' says the News, "for the firass Commissioners to be put on the trail of these lost lands?" THE CATTLE DISEASE, Its Progress in a Number of States North and South. Spbim.fielp, 111., Sept. 2. The Live Stock Commissioner prepared and transmitted to the Governor yesterday a communication stating that they have received reliable in formation to the effect that the'eontagious disease, known as plenro pneumonia, among cattle, now exists, and is epidemic in the counties of New York, Richmond, King's and Queen's, in the State of New York; the counties of Bergen, Passaic, Essex, Union, Hunterdon, in the State of New Jersey : the county of New Castle, in the State of Dela ware; lhecounties of Baltimore and Prince Georges, in the State of Maryland; the county of Fairfax, in Yirginia; th county of Mont gomery, in Ohio; the county of Madison, in Kentucky, ami the District of Columbia, am! recommending that he issue a proclamation scheduling such infected localities, absolute ly prohibiting the iniortationof cattle from such infected localities into the State of Illi nois. The commission further says that they also believe that the conditions" are such as to render cattle from any other part of the infected States of New Jersey, Delaware, Marylaud, Yirginia, Kentucky, Ohio, Ten nessee and that part of the State of Pennsyl vania east of the Alleghany Mountains, and that part of the State of New York south of the Mohawk River and east of the Chenango River, liable to convey such disease, and rec ommends that the Governor prohibit the importation of cattle from such localities un less accompanied by an affidavit from the shipper that they have not been exposed to tbe disease, and certificates from County Clerks and veterinarians acting under State or National authority to the same effect. ELECTRIC MOTOR. A Satisfactory Trial of Daft's Motor on the Elevated Iload. Nkw York, Sept., 1. The managers of the elevated roads are making preparations to run their cars by electricity. Last night the Daft electric motor was given a trial trip, which was in every respect satisfactory. The motor was attached to a regular Ninth ave nue passenger coach with about thirtv 10 ple on board. At 10:30 o'clock the signal was given by Mr. Daft, and without the least jarring the train started out from the Four teenth Street Station up the steep grade. It ran smoothly and without noise, the inter mittent Hashes of electric light and sparks from the still rusty rail marking its progress. Thirty-fourth street was reached at 10:37. From" this on to the Fiftieth Street Station the motor sped without stop, reaching tlie end of the electric road at 10:42. On the re turn trip the run from end to end was made in seven minutes. The schedule of the roail, including stops, is nine minutes. Hundreds of people along the route cheered and waved as the silent train sped by. The Cleveland Fire. Cleveland, O., Sept. 7. At 2:20 this morn ing a fire occurred at the Doane Oil Works which caused an explosion of three stills. The overflowing and flaming oil emptied in to Kingsbury Cr?ek and ran into the Stan dard Oil Yards, setting fire to the agitators south of the New York, Pennsylvania and Ohio tracks. The loss to the company is scarcely in proportion to the magnitude of the lire. Not more than 5,000 barrels of oil were lost, and the value was less than $5.000. The loss on the plant is estimated at from 530, 000 to $40,000. Shot Three Children Unintentionally. Milwaukee, Sept. 7. Joseph Jarvek, a saloonkeeper, is under arrest for shooting three children. Jarvek purchased a gun on ' Friday and loaned It to a neighbor to go hunting. It was returned Sunday afternoon. The man being unable to discharge it Jarvek took the gun into the back yard and when fifteen feet from the fence discharged it, in tending, he savs, that the 6hot should enter the ground. The cartridge passed through the close, high-board fence and exploded as three children were passing. MANAGER CALLOWAY, Of the Union Pacific, Makes a Statement Re garding the Mining Troalles. The White Men Strike Without Any Griev. Rnrra All, lloth Chinee and American, Make Gool Wages United PUUes Troops on the Ground. Omaha, Neb., Sept. C. General Manager Calloway, of the Union Pacific Railway Com pany, was asked this afternoon to make a statement of the situation at Rock Springs, Evanston and other mining camps on the line of that road regarding the existing trouble between the white men and Chinese miners. Mr. Calloway replied that notica had been served on thecoal-mine contractors at Rock Springs and Kvanston to remove all Chinese from Kvanston by to-lay, otherwise serious trouble would ensue. The United States Government has sent troops there, and he assumed that order would soon be restored. "In consequence of the difficulty experi enced," continued Mr. Calloway, "in getting reliable American miners in the territories, a contract was made some ten years ago un der which a certain proiortion of Chinamen were engaged." Both classes, he averted, are now paid fully 30 per cent, higher wages than are paid in Kastern mines. At Rock Sprincs, where the massacre occurred, the coal company's returns show that during the past month there were employed about J miners; at Evanston, :X); at Carbon, ."i0. All those at Carbon were Americans, while at the other two places they are divided, two-thirds Chinese and one-third Americans. Their pay is from seventy-fivecents to $1 ier ton, mined, according to the width of the veins and difficulties encountered in getting out the coal. Both classes are" paid at the same rate, ami have been averaging about $3 per day to the man for eight hours work. The" Americans being more industrious andskillsul get out a larger number of tons than the Chinamen, and many of them earn over $100 er month. This scale has been in force for many years and was supposed to be satisfactory to the men. The only advantage claimed by the coal company in the employment of Chinese was that it enabled them to mine a sutlieient quantity of coal to keep the trains moving when the other men were off on strike?. Last winter all of the men went out by order cd tbe Southern Colorado Coal Miners' Union, while they ad mitte I having 110 grievances of their own. The Mormons and Chinese will not join these unions and therefore come under their ban. The !iorraon miners are now moving their families away, fearing a repeti tion of last week's trouble. Mr. Calloway was asked to define the policy of Iiis com pany. He replied that inoffensive employes of the coal department and some of its officers have been driven from their homes, had their property destroyed, and many of them were foully murdered. They are now awaiting protection from the Territorial or Federal authorities, and when they can be assured of this, we will resume operations. MINERS' NATIONAL CONVEN TION. Delegates From the Vicinity or Pittsburg Coming to the Convention to be 11 eld Here ou WettoeiKlay. PiTTSBfRG, Sept. 7. The delegates from the various coal mining districts adjacent to Pittsburg, headed by State President Harris, will leave to-morrow for the National Con vention of Coal Miners, which meets in Indi anapolis on Wednesday. The delegation, which represents tl,("0 miners, will advocate tbe formation of a National Association, with the view of securing uniform rates in competing districts, and also, when nec?s sary, to manage strikes similar to the one in the Hocking Valley, )., a year ago, where the interests of the miners of several States were involved. At the present time they claim it is impossible to secure a higher rate for mining unless a general deciand is made. Charge AgMinst the WanhinRion Police Washixi.tox, Sept. 6. The Citi7ens' and Liquor Dealers' Beneficial Association of this city has sent a communication to the Dis trict CommKsioners asking for an investiga tion of the "iolice spy system." Acts of gross immorality are charged against the "spies." It is asserted that certain officers have, during the pursuit of duty, made a rendezvous of a negro shanty, where liquor has lecn lought and the grossest immoralities committed; that little children have been brilx-d by offi cers to inveigle liquor dealers to sell to minors for the Purine of convicting the dealers; that men have been summoned be fore the Police Court and. without a hearing and on the evidence of ioliceonly, comj'cllecl to pay fines for offences never committed: that abandoned women are shadowed and compelled to purchase silence in regard to offences never done. Visible Supply of Grain. Chicaoo, Sept. T. The following figures taken . from a statement compiled by the Secretary of the Board of Trade, to be josted on 'Change to-morrow, show the quantity of grain in sight in the Unitel States and Canada on Saturday, September 3, together with the increase or decrease from the pre ceding week: IncnT.se. Wheat 4:!.'."M,1 14J..W Corn ä.7V.JVH 274. Kt Oat . 4.:ftvVf7 4wi.eil Kye U4.7SC. !7,71.1 Barley :,2wJ The amount of grain in torc in Chicago elevators of the same date was: Wheat, lWJ,." bushels; corn, !vj,.r10 bushels; oats, 271,f4.1 bushels; rye, 11'.553 bushels; barley, 17,272 bushels. White, the Counterfeiter or Brazilian Treas ury Noten. St. Lous Sept. 4. Jailer Scigruund, who has charge of Lucius A. White, under arrest here fr counterfeiting- Brazilian treasury notes, received to-day a letter from United States District Attorney Pearce, of Waco, Tex., stating that a writ of habeas corpus had been issued for White, who is wanted to tes tify against his brother, Joseph H. White, now under arrest fr tbe same offence at Waco. Jailor Seigmund will probably start for Waco with his prisoner to morrow. A Hard Hearted Married Mas. Shelbvville, 111., Sept. 6. Quite a sensa tion has been caused in Ilose Township by the elopement of Andrew Bechtel, Jr., a married man, having a wife and three chil dren, wjth Miss Anna Patrick, a young lady of the neighborhood. Bechtel converted all of his projierty into cash, and disposing of a team, given his wife as a wedding present, before leaving, left her penniless.