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THE WASHINGTON TIMES
WASHINGTON, D. C, FRIDAY MORNING, JUNE 22, 1894.
ONE CENT.
VOL.1. jSTO. 97.
-'J3yt"
BUTLER'S MUSTARD PLASTER
Tillman Says He iMcans to Keep It to
His Hack Right Along.
PALMETTO POLITICS RED HOT
South Carolina's Governor Bcsponds in Kind
to tho Senior Senator's Attack Upon Him.
Great Excitement in tho Crowd, and Two
or Three Bows Imminent.
Citaklestov, S. C., Juno 2L Tbe campaign
meeting at Lancaster to-day was not unaccom
panied by porao excitement, although it was not
as lively as had teen eapected in view of yes
terday s occurrences at Cheater. The guberna
torial and degression il candidates had tho
opening and wero followed by Senator Butler
aDd Governor Tillman. Uutlermade an excel
lent bpeecn, defending his cause In the Senate
and expressing regret that he had been com
pelled to reply to Tillman's charges In tho eplrlt
ho had employed at Chester
Uo insisted that he -would not permit anyono
to slander and misrepresent him, and that ho
would discuss and dissect Tillman's public rec
ord when and whero and how he pleased. Ho
denied the charge that had been circulated In
Lancaster county that ho was an infidel and
said on this point:
4I can rnly say that I was raised by a Chrls
tlau mother, and 1 hare been married to a noble
Chribtian nomau lor thirty-four years, and that
tho charges that 1 am au infidel Is as untrue as
it is unwarranted. I recognize the supremacy
of a great and good God and the saving power of
a great Saviour."
Whon Governor Tillman was called he was re
ceived with much choiring. Ho said In begin
ning that office had not been sweet to him; that
the whceis of state bad dragged along a stumpy
road, and that tho records would show ho had
dune more work than all tho Goernors since
tho war. At Chester ho had not opened his
mouth In reply to the indignities heaped upon
him by Gen. Butler, which were fouler and
blacker than had been made against any man.
Yaucy bhor ard, who was out in tho crowd,
cried out:
'ou took them."
TILLMAN PASSES SOME COMPLIMENTS.
Several hundred men at onco sprang to their
feet In expectation of a row, and Got. Tillman
shouted back In reply: m
Yei, I tell you, you cowardly hound, why I
took them, and I'll meet you whenever you want
to I took them becruse I, as Governor of tho
btate, could not allbrd to create a row itt a public
gathering and havo our people murder each
other like dogs "
Mien ard answered, but his reply could not be
heard. Ihe men around tho stand woro all in a
commotion and yelling for Tillman, while the
women in the audience began to run away.
1 Ulinau, Butler the chairman, and others called
to the ladles-tocomo bads as the trouble was
over, and they did bo Governor 'llllman waved
his ban Js to tho crowd to sit don n and then
cried out: A few puppies around here can
hae their tails and necks cut off if they want to,
or both n
Continuing, h said: 'Gen. Butler protends
that I hud made an imputation on his character.
I'Iih insult was at Kock IIUL I said that the
1,W men had been hauled thore by some one to
h u rah for him, and I asked if they had been
bent there by a corruption fund. I had ridi
culed th-m as Coxeyltes, as tools of corpora
tions, aud 1 did say that Borne one paid their
way there.
POMEBODT HAD A COItnCFTIOX FCXD.
I wanted to know who it was and I indicated
that somebody had a corruption fund and did not
know who had the distributing of it, and I did
not charge him or any one else with using it. If
the general superintendent of the Richmond
andUanvtlle railroad did not dolt, and if not
Cleveland, and if not the whisky ring, and If uot
Wail street, some ono had raided a corruption
fund to pay thesn men's fares hlch were to buy
up yourfceuatorbhip. If he felt aggrieved at the
Insinuation ns au old neighbor of mine In Edge
field, could not ho have come to mo and said:
"Did jou meau to Bay that 1 am responsible lor
this'
"That Is tho way he should have done if ho
had been a gentleman, but he did not do this.
He seamed to bo glad for an excuse to play tho
role of a bulldozer. If over in Kdgefleld wo in
sult each other there is generally a fight or a
funeral af tern ard. General Butler had declared
in an interview that he gave to the Associated
Tress after tho Darlington row that be wanted
the campaign conducted on a high plane, yet he
charged me with being a braggart and a bully
In that interview. General Butler, who was
sitting, remarked: And I stand by it yet. Yet
when I opened at Bock Hill I tried to address
myself sololy to the issues, and his speech was
full of innuendoes and personal suggestions. At
Yorkvllle he jpoke of Issues, and I then exposed
his Coxey business, and, what is more, I expect
to keep it to his back at every meeting as a mus
tard plaster until I get some kind of an explan
ation.' COIET EtJTLEB HENCEFORTH.
Turning to Gen. Butler, ho said: "Henceforth
I shall caB you Coxey Butler."
Gen. Butler (laughing): "That's all right; I
don't care.
Then Tillman went on to say: "In Edgefield
men hare too much pride to talk of bully
ragging. I tnought yesterday when the General
dlgraced himself by calling tho Governor a
bully and a coward and a bracgart and a thief
by indirection that he, too, had too much Btate
pride for such. I was mistaken; for ho out-in-uendoes,
if such a thing Is possible."
It wonld take a column to report all that Gov.
Tillman said and all that the crowd said for and
against him.. Two or three times there was
Imminent danger of a row, but fortunately the
affair passed on wlthont actual violence or
bloodshed.
- - -
His Life Work His ."Monument.
Louisville, Ky.t June 21. Rev. B. H.
Bivers, D. D.t ono of the most prominent
Methodist ministers in the South, died here
to-day, aged $0 years. Ho had labored in
the cause of Christianity sixty-two years, and
during this time built several fine colleges in
the South, which stand as monuments to his
zealous life work.
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Suppression of Cattle Disease.
The representatives of live stock boards, who
have been holding a three days meeting here,
finished tholr work yesterday and adjourned to
meet In Chicago next 3 ear. The greater portion
of to-day's session was consumed in a discussion
of tho subject of the uniformity of state rules
and regulations for the suppression of cattle
disease A brief discussion on Texas fever and
Us transmission by ticks and the necessity of
uniform quarantine lines to present Us spread
closed the meeting.
-4
Election of Trustees,
Trustees of tho German-American Fire Insur
ance Company were elected yesterday as fol
lows: Herman Gasch, F. J. Helberger, C G.
Lederer, Philip- May, E. Edraouston, C. B.
Pearson, E. G Srhafer, Conrad Schaefer, and IL
Kottman. These aro the same trustees that
served last year. There will be a meeting at 10
a. m. to-diy at tho company's offices, No Sll
fceenth street northwest, when new officers for
the ensuing year will be elected.
Capitol .Votes.
Vice President Stovenon has recovered from
his Indisposition of Wednesday caused by the
heat and went to the Capitol yesterday to at
tend to his legislative duties.
benator Kyle Introduced Into tho Senate yes
terday a bill similar to that recently Introduced
lu tho House, incorporating tho National Gas
aud Electric Light, Hoot and Power Company.
The Committee on Commerce held a meeting
yesterday and began tho consideration of the
rlier and harbor bill, taking up only the portion
of the bill protldlng for improvements in Now
England,
Superintendent Cllne, formerly of the Carne
gie works, ugatustwhom damaging evidence has
been given as to armor-plate frauds, has been
summoned to appear before tho congressional
investigating committee.
Tho House Committee on Public Buildings has
made a faorablorenorton Mr. Husk's bill for
tho purchase cf additional land and prepara
tion of plaus and specifications for a new
custom eouse building In Baltimore.
Tho Paciflic Koads Committee of the House
have about completed their consideration of tho
bill of Chairman Hetlly, and n vote is likely to bo
taken in the course of a week. At yesterday's
meeting of the committee the detailed reading
of the bill was finished, although several points
were reserved for future discussion.
Senator Dubois, of Idaho, expects to attend
the meeting of the Hcuublican league clubs at
Denver lie sayshe wfllgo for the purpose of
making a fight for silver, and endeavor to have
a resolution adopted liberally indorsing the
white metal. A number of ltcpubltcans expect
to leave Washington to-day for Denver, among
them being J. S. Clarkson. 1
TEXAS CAPITOL SUIT.
Judgment Entered Which Ended a Litiga
tion of Several Years Duration.
Chicago, June 21. Judge Tuloy this after
noon read his opinion In tho St urges-Far well
litigation. It is a finding for Mrs. Sturges of
675,000 in tho suit ngalnst J. V. and 0. II.
Fnrwell and Abner Tajlor and tho Kensing
ton contracts, to be paid In ninety dajs, with
5 per cent, interest, n finding for William
Sturges of 6ll,3'J0, to bo credited on a note
for $140,000 made in July, 1339, and due the
syndicate. Judgment Is also entered in favor
of J. V. Tarwell for use of tho syndicate
again William Sturges for 528,509, panble
iu ninety dujs. In tho Marquette contract
$18,000 was deposited, the court gives J. V.
rarwell 510,000. aud the balaace or $8,000 to
Mrs. Sturges.
Tho litigation which Is ondod by this final
arbitration has extendod o.er a long series of
years and involved a cluim for over $2,000,000
for services ronderoi by William Sturges in
promoting the Texas capltol scheme.
UNIVERSITY EXTENSION.
Importantnnt Tonics to Uo Discussed by
the Congrcs, Vhlch Will .Meet
Today In London.
London, Juno SI. A. university extension con
gress to last two days will begin Ha session in
this city to-morrow. Tho delegates, ninety in
number, attentlod a banquet iu Jlercer's hall
this evening. Among thoso present were Messrs,
Butler, of Chicago; Parsons, of Now York;
Rosengarten, Itolfe, and Miles, of Philadelphia;
MacLoau, of Minneapolis: Dixon and DaWdsnn,
of the provinco of Xew llrunswlcl; Howard, of
Nova bcotia, and Uupins and Marshall, of Kings
ton. Ontario.
Ihe subjects for discussion at the congress
will bo:
Iy'lhe means for preserving and developing
the educational character of university ex
tension wort, and tho relation of the more pop
ular to the tuore strictly educational side of the
movement.
I. The essentials of ofilcient central and local
organization and the relation, educational and
financial, of tho university extension movement
to tho state and lo the local authorities; and,
a Tho educational possibilities of tile univer
sity extension work and methods in relation to
regular university studies and university de
grees. TERRORIZED BY FOREIGNERS.
Huns nnd Italians Hcadv for a Riot and
Women and Children Running
About in .Mortal Fear.
Fckxsctawxet; Fa., June 31. Walston to
night contains about 2,000 foreigners, who are
In au attitude far from being peaceable. The
mine officials are In town to-night, and tho
Italians and Hungarians are running things at
the mines to suit themselves. An additional lot
of firearms were purchased to-day. Very few
English-speaking miners are now In Waist on.
Those that areherearecompelled bythe foreign
ers to Btay, as thtlr lives are threatened If they
attempt to leave
The citizens or Funxautawuey and Clayville
are much alarmed at the present critical situa
tion, and are holding a loint meeting to-nicht to
take some action in regard to bringing guards
into the mines. The Italians claim that they
hate a Frenchman among them who Is an adept
at making bombs and that they have plenty
good oies made.
A company of militia are expected to-night
from Kidgeway, and the balance of two regi
ments to-morrow. Foreigners understand that
the troops aro coming, and the railroad and
highways eading from this place Into WaUton
are swarming with hordes of Italians and Huns,
wrought up to the highest pitch of excitement.
The greatest fear now is that there will be an
attack upon the English-speaking miners and
their families. 1 hey have been driven from
their houses, and In the darkness fathers and
husbands have been separated from their wires
and children, and the women and children are
running around crying and calling for pro
tection. lie Will Visit Washington.
BiLTIMOKE, Sune 21. The Grand United Order
of Odd Fellows of Baltimore entertained a dis
tinguished officer of their order this evening.
He Is Capt. Itlchard Hillmale, of England, grand
master of the organization throughout the world,
lie arrived this morning, accompanied by W. JL
i. rorester, grand master tor America.
Capt. Hillmale arrived in this country several
days ago for a short visit to lodges. He goes
from here to Washington, Richmond, Savannah,
Montgomery, New Orleans, Chicago, Pittsburg,
Boston, and Philadelphia, and sails for home on
July 11.
Knives and Pitchforks.
Macov, Ga., Juue 21. News was received here
to-day of a double tragedy In Crawford county
yesterday. Wert Dent and O. P.Wright had a
difficulty in Dent's store. Wright cut Dent
across the abdomen. Friends interfered, and
Wright went across the street and was followed
by Dent, who with entrails protruding plunged
a pitchfork Into right's breast nnd broke the
fork to pieces over his head. Both of these men
will die.
Army of Peace linking Winchesters.
Topeka, Kas., June SL "Capt." Hunter's
'Homo guards' held a meeting and after de
nouncing the federal court and Its officers for
Bending the Sander's commonwealers to Jail,
and declared that they proposed to buy Win
chesters and meet force with force, went to the
county Jail and gave three cheers forlhecom
monwealers confined there.
West Point Cadets Assigned.
On the recommondatlon of Gen. Schofleld, the
graduating cadets from tho West Point Military
Academy have been assigned to commands
The places in the engineer corps, the pick of
tho assignments, go to vuiuain is. L&aue and
William J. Borden, who graduated first and sec
ond. The remainder of the fifty-four graduates
are assigned, six to tho artillery, twelve to the
cavalry, and thirty-four to the Infantry.
Local Brevities.
Fire in Auburn N. Y.) prison last night de
stroyed $40,000 worth of mustard plaster.
William Jackson, alias "Black Strap,1 waa
yesterday given a sentence of fourteen years in
the Albany poniteultiary.
Capt. Itlihard IHUidale, of England, grand
master of Odd Fellows of the worldr will visit
Washington, probably to-day.
The Washington Light Infantry corps have
accepted the Invitation of thobons and Daugh
ters of the Revolution to act as their escort on
the Fonrth of July.
IL G. Dun, in an Interview at Montreal last
night, said he did not see why he should Inter
fere in any way In securing a commutation of
Erastus W iman's sentence,
A eeen-yer-old child. Frank Donohue, of No.
300 Missouri avenue, had his Wt wrist broken at
his home yesterday by tho dropping of a window
sash. It was set at tho Emergency.
A small fire at No. 914 Dlagden's alley, caused
by tho explosion of a gasoline stove, did about
J100 estimated damage to the house. Tho prop
erty was oVned and occupied by a colored man,
Charles Ward.
William SlegeL a German cook at the notel
Randolph, about GO years of age, was takeu with
a complication of hysterics and chills last night
nnd removed to the Emergency hospital, where
he was attended.
The closing exercises of the Immaculate Con
ception School for Boys were held last night in
the school hall on X street northwest The class
medal was awarded to William S. Angelo, and
tho McGulro medal to M. J. Ryan.
Frank I. Saffel, aged 17, Is the young man who
posts up the scores at National Park. He was
playing bill on Wedne-duy evening and ran
into one of the opposing team. Frank Is now
suffering with a brokon leg and a bruised
shoulder.
John Smith, 44 years of age, was knocked down
at the corner of Seventh street and Rhode Island
avenue by a cable car about 30.30 o'clock last
night. He was taken to the Emergency hos
pital. Several deep cuts in the fare and head
were received, but none of them very serious.
Two colored waiters, John Jones and William
Wade, love the same glrL When they got to
gether last night a light ensued. Wado struck
Jones across the bead with hii cane, cutting and
bruising the latter. They were taken to tho
station house, and Wade left $10 and Jones $5
collateral.
Charles II, L Lemon, the eMost sou of Rev. Y.
IL 31. Lemon, pastor of the Goisuch Methodist
Episcopal thurch, died yesterday morning at
the residence of his father. No 629 G street
northwest. Ho was 27 years of ago and a Junior
member of the Columbian university dental de
partment.
The U.S. Grant Circle, ladles of the G. A. IL,
held a lawn party at the residence of their presi
dent. Miss Ncllio Royce, 2018 Twelfth street
northwest, last night. The grounds were bril
liantly illuminated with Chinese lanterns. In
the front Iiwn was erected a stage, from which
an Interesting musical and literary programme
was rendered.
Ex-policeman Hooke's wife, who had been con
fined in Providence hospital for a number of
weeks suffering from a complication of sickness,
died yesterday morning, bhe lived at No. 1774
Thirty-second street northwest. The body was
taken to ise's undertaking establishment and
will b burled in the Holyrood cemetery at 8
o'clock this morning.
HIS PUPILS ARE RELENTLESS
Prof. JTebster Edgerly the Subject of
an Indignation Meeting.
HARTYN COLLEGE COMMOTION
Irregularities of Management Are Charged.
He it Said to Havo a Part That is Not
Above Suspicion Significant Letter to the
Faoultr Aliases He Uied.
Prof. Webster Edgerly, principal of tho Mar
tyn College of Oratory, was tho cause of an In
dignation meeting last night of students, grad
uates, and faculty of his schooL Tho professor,
happily for himsolf, U enjoying the scenes
round Genoa, Italy.
The faculty of the college was represented by
Rov. Franklin J. Miller, Rev. Charles C Mor
hart, and Dr. Charles T. Caldwell.
Tho cause of the outburst of feeling was that
President Edgerly would not allow tho senior
class of 94 to graduate, although he had pub
licly advertised in a circular that "tho present
graduating class', both individually and colled
lely, stands without a peer in the history of
Martyn College."
The committee In charge of tho meeting lost
no time nor spared themselves iu their labor to
get underneath the methods of managing the In
stitution. W. M. Mourer presided and C A.
Harbauch acted as secretary.
No action of a definite character was taken.
It was slated that tho real object of the meeting
was simply to talk on the matter, so that tho
public could be informed as to tho way that tho
college was run. At his request Secretary Hor
baugh read tho following commlcatiou, which
bad boen sent to the members of the faculty
and which was not replied to:
LETTEH TO THE FACULTY.
You are doubtless awaro of a feeling of dissat
isfaction among the pupils wno have attended
Martyn College during the term of schooljust
closed, resulting. In part, from the refusal of its
president to grant diplomas to those who stood
the requisite examinations, although he himself
has declared tuat "theptesent graduating class,
both Individually and collectively, stands with
out a peer In the history of Martyn College "
We assure you, however, that the dissatisfac
tion of the senior class, who were refused diplo
mas. Is not the only sentiment afioat against the
college, but merely au incident; that dissatisfac
tion is shared by tho pupils and patrons who
have known the institution since its organiza
tion. W e feel sure that you cannot but regret that
such an unfavorable sentiment should exist
against any Institution of art or learning, but es
pecially so against ono with which your name is
connected.
At a meeting held by the pupils a few even
ings since, of which you are already cognizant,
there were present those wuo havo been ac
quainted with the workings of the college from
its Infancy, and also something of the previous
history oMts present head. It is unnecessary
tor us to burden you with a request for the solu
tion of all the questions advanced by those In at
tendance, but we trust you will be able to ex
plain the following, viz.:
1. Why has the college so many names'
2. Why was a Summer course In elocution ad
vertised over the country and then nor hold?
3. Why are two catalogues published, one for
circulation in Washington and one for out-of-town
circulation?
4. W hy aro out-of-town catalogues different
from city catalogues
5. Why are tho names of the faculty given In
the out-of-town catalogue and not In the cata
logue for W ashlngton?
CL Why are the names of people placed In the
catalogue as members of the faculty without the
knoledgeorconsontof such persons; especially
when such persons positively decline to be in
any way connected with tho college
7. Why did the eighty entertainments,
lecture, etc, promised as a part of the course
for lbSCf-91 never take place hy did the prom
ised banquets fall to materallzc? Why a great
many other things promised in the course but
not full! lied1
b. Is Webster Edgerly's standing In tho dra
matic profession such as to enable him to assist
meritorious pupils In j&ecuring positions In the
profession? Has his influence ever been Instru
mental in securing positions for any of his pupils
either as teachers or on the stage?
EDOEBLT, ALIAS EVERETT KALSTON.
9 Why does Webster Edgerly (Everett Rals
ton), in hl3 circulars advertising his Health Club,
'positively guarantee" to permanently cure dis
eases which the medical profession have pro
nounced incurable?
10. Why were diplomas refused the senior
class?
11. Why was no explanation offered for such
refusal?
12. Why did the commencement notice in the
Washington Post lead tha public to believe that
all the pupils participating In the entertainment
were graduates Who wrote the notice
li W hy wre tho diplomas signed by Webster
Edgerly and Edmund bhaftesbury when both are
ono and the same person?
14. Why are there twelve In the faculty and
only one to determine the standing of the clas?
15. Why are the petty prejudices of the presi
dent given weight In determining the standing
of pupil irrespective of merit? ,
16. Why doe- a chartered Institution with a
faculty of twelve (on paper) permit but one
member of that faculty to pass Judgment on the
merits of a pupil, and from whose Judgment
there Is no appeal
17. Why does tho Institution obtain testimon
ials in a questionable manner?
IS. Why does Webster Edgerly puff bhaftes
bury Everett Ralston, of Health Club fame, and
King Wallace, the novolist? Why do they all
pull one another? Who knows any of them but
Edgerly?'
19 Whydoe4 Webster Edgerly buy "Frog-in-your-throat,"
sold by all druggists for 10 cents
per box, paint them with a coat of carbolic acid,
and dispose of them to the credulous public at
5U cents per box, as a cure for certain internal
diseases?
20. Whv did Albert W. Edgerly discontinue
practice of law in New England?
21. Why is it desirable to keep the irregulari
ties of the Instltutiou from tho notice of the pub
lic by endeavoring to influence the press?
We are unanimous in declaring that tho man
ner tn which Martyn College is conducted by
W ebster Edgerly shall be brought tn the public.
It Is only Justice to the future would-be patrons
of the institution that such steps should be
taken.
We would be pleised to receive an early reply
to this communication, as It Is not our desire to
m!sepeent any one connected with tho Insti
tution. W illiam E. Mowrer, IL Frank Alden, &
McMIchaeL William Hurst, Francis C. Gideon,
G. L Anderson, Charles Uarbaugh, Richard
lappan, and M. W. Howard, very respectfully
pupils of Martyn College.
Rov. Franklin J. Miller, professor of voice
culture, said he had known since November lost
that there was dissatisfaction existing among
the students. He was not In sympathy with
their meetings now as malice was apparent.
Rev. Charles C. Morhart stated that he did not
know until Wednesdaglaat that his name was in
the catalogue as a teacher.
H. M. W. Howard, F. M. Gideon, Frank Bar
bour, and Professor Caldwell participated In a
running lire of denunciations that lasted for
quite a time- The meeting then adjourned.
The catalogue of the college which was sent
outside the city contained the following faculty:
Webster Edgerly, A. M., Ph. D. Elocutionary,
impersonation, tragedy.
Hon. Edwin 1$. Hay Comedy, Shakespeare,
social conduct.
Rev. Franklin J. Miller. A. M. Voice culture.
elocution, oratory, rhetoric, logic
Rev. Charles C Morhart Philology, word'
building, construction of speeches.
Charles IL btowell, M. D, Hygiene, physiol
ogy, science of voice growth.
Charles T. Caldwell. M. D. Literature and
microscopical research.
Joseph I. Galilard, B. of L. Language, mod
ern European expression.
Frank T. Chapman Pantomime, elocution,
attitudes.
Harry P. Wllklns Stage business and mana
ger of entertainments.
Mrs. Wotster Edgerly Bird notes, Imperso
nations, recitations.
Miss Abbe Johnson Physical culture, elocu
tion, posing.
Miss Zue IL Brock ottDelsarte grace, Greek
statue posing, private entertainments.
Not This Rudolph.
After the body of the unknown white man
found In the Potomac river near Alexandria
last Tuesday had boen burled without Identifi
cation, a bottle floated to the shore near the
same place, having insldo a card bearing the
name ""Rudolph Stolnmetz." As several articles
of personal property of the dead man's were
marked "H, S." It was at first supposed that this
was the name of the deceased. Upon investiga
tion In this city It was fouud that Rudolph Steln
metzts a bartender at No. 1706 G street north
west, and he was alive and not disposed to be
otherwise.
Young People's Christian Union.
Elkhart, Ind., June ZL The Y. P. C. U. con
vention met here to-day. Five hundred dele
gates ore present and more are expected, rep
resenting several states and Canada. The after
noun session was devoted to prayer and the
evening session to a reception to delegates.
Welcoming addresses were delivered by bishop
Casele, of Elkhart, and others. Prof. J. P. Lan
dls, president of the Y. P. C. U., responded.
GUILTY IS THE VERDICT.
Uzzfe HnlHdoT Convicted of tho Mnrder of
Sarah and Ella McQuillan.
VoxncELLo, N. Y. June 21. The Jury came In
at 5 o'clock this afternoon and Foreman George
W. Docker announced that Lizzie Halllday was
found guilty of murder In the first degree for
killing Sarah J. McQuillan and Ella A Mc
Quillan. The vote stood 11 to 1 on the first
ballot. Juror Elroy Moultburg favoring murder
in the second degree. Lizzie Halllday was held
Iu a standing position by two constables when
the verdict was given. She looked down and
made no sign as to her knowledge of the verdict.
Sho covered her face with her handkerchief and
she continually rapped her face with her hands.
Judge Edwards discharged the Jury without
comment and adjourned court until 9 3J a. m. to
morrow, when he will impose sentence.
SENATOR DAVIS POSITION.
tie Will Both Speak and Vote Against the
Passaco of tho Income Tax
Provision.
There was considerable talk last sight aa to
the position Senator Daris will take with refer
ence to the income tax. It was stated by some
in the most positive terms that the Senator had
Intimated tobls Immediate rieuds that he will
vote tor the measure
It is not believed that there Is any foundation
In this statement. The Hues has it from reli
able sources that Senator Davis will both speak,
and vote against the adoption of the provision.
Only two votes were takeu yesterday In the
Senate, one on Mr. Aldrlcb's motion to limit the
operation of the tax to January 1, lifts, and the
other by Mr. l'cffer, to establish a graduated
Income tax Both wero defeated. The remainder
of the afternoon was spent in a running debate
on the tax. In wnich Messrs. Uoar, Feller, Voor
hees, and Ilill participated.
GROSVENOR'S FIERY WORDS.
lie Denounce, the Sugar Trust "Cor
ner's" Purposes to Vote for the
Antl-Option BUI.
The House consumed all ot yesterday In a
discussion of the anti-option bill and will
take a vote to-day. The speakers were
Messrs. Grosvenor, Berry, 'Wheeler, Stook
dale and Fence in favor ot the the bill, and
Messrs. Covert, Bartlett, and Boatner against
it.
Mr. Grosvenor'i speech was altogether the
best effort.
"The way to help the farmer," said he,
"was to retain a law under which the produc
tion ot sugar increased 50 per cent., and if
you want to do something for agriculture, do
not turn over the sugar question to the sugar
trust, located in New York, which is the most
villainous, the most oppressive, the most ras
cally institution in the country. Republican
applause.
He proposed to vote for the bill because he
thought that at least some effort should be
mode to aid the agriculturists, and because
it would relieve them ot the fear that they
were being oppressed by unjust legislation,
and moreover because he believed that cor
ners did operate to injure the farmer.
The question ot amendments having ob
truded itself, the chairman decided that the
best way to settle it finally would be by hav
ing tho committee rise and the question de
cided In the House. Accordingly the commit
tee arose, and after some squabbling a com
promise was effected, whereby the order of
Wednesday was modified by closing general
debate lost evening, and allowing two hours
after tho morning hour to-day for debate
under the flve-minute rule, and the offering
of amendments, 'after which Mr. Hatch was
allowed an hour additional to close debate
Perfect Teast for Fakirs.
Visiti, Ind. Ten, June 21. The Cherokee pay
ment began at 12 oclock to-day There were
fully 15,000 people in town. Each Cherokee by
blood gets &63. Gambling devices ot every de
scription are oeing brought Into play to defraud
the Indians. Three circuses are coining money
and collectors are cornering the Indiana, Two
million dollars will be paid there.
Eulogizing Stanford's -Memory.
SiCRAMEMO, Calx, June 21. A resolution
eulogizing the late Senator Stanford, praising
his benevolence In founding the Stanford Uni
versity, and expressing sympathy for Mrs. San
ford, was adopted by tbe Itepubllcan convention
to-day. Tbe resolution Is understood to be an
answer to tbe recent aUack made by Congress
man Geary In the House upon Senator Stanford
and his motives In establishing the university.
ONCE A BELLE OF THE CITY.
Demented Airs. Rose Freele Fonnd Wan
dering in the Streets of Georgetown.
Mrs. Hose Freele, of Jessup's Cut, M4., was
found by Police OfScer Lehman yesterday even
ing wandering about the streets of Georgetown
In an apparently demented condition.
She had entered Boteler & Copier's grocery
store, and upon exhibiting signs of dementia
was taken to the Seventh precinct station house.
Sanitary Officer Frank was notlhed, and she was
placed In Xo 1 station, where sbe will remain
until her daughter, who has been notlhed, ar
rives and takes her mother in charge.
Mrs. Frclo has several thousand dollars In
Klggs' bank, and at one time was considered
one of the handsomest women In Washington.
Iler daughter Lydla and her son Thomas are
both residents of Georgetown.
FOR THREE MORE YEARS.
Extension of Control Granted the Trustees
of C. & O. Canal Bondholders.
The trustees ot the bondholders ot the
Chesapeake and Ohio canal of 1844, by a
decision ot Judge Stake yesterday at Jiagers
town, had their right to control the canal ex
tended for a period of ten years, dating from
May 1, 1891.
The trustees have entered Into a contract
with the recently organized Chesapeake and
Ohio Transportation CompEuy, whereby tbe
latter agrees to furnish all the boats needed
on the canal for transportation purpose", and
guarantees to the trustees a net revenue of
$100,000 a year. The transportation company
will use electricitjjfo; tho propulsion ot boats'.
Likes .Mines of Golconda.
CbipVle Creei, Cola, June 21. A strike of
fabulous richness has been made In the Pike's
Peak mine. Tho new find is an eight-inch streak
of decomposed quartz and talc, which averages
siuy ounces of gold to the ton, being very much
the same character as tho other three veins
found in the property. The Pike's Peak Is by
far tho richest gold property discovered in
Cripple Creek.
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Crimes ancr Casualties.
In the Prendergnst case for determining the
question of his sanity or insanity four more
jurors were secured yesterday, making bIx in
all.
Six firemen wero injured by being crushed
under the falling walls at tho fire which des
troyed the cotton warehouse of liurr Brothers,
Philadelphia, yesterday morning.
H C Knappe, bookkeeper of the Chlcopee
national bank, of Springfield, Mass., and one of
Its most trusted employes, is charged with em
bezzling tM,000. lie was arrested In Boston
yesterday.
James Saadler, alias Burgin, who has been a
terror of rorth Carolina for years, killing a
dozen men, has been arrested at Maryrllle. lie
wards amounting to $2,C0O had been offered for
him dead or alive.
Several of the men taken out of tbe burning
Mary Lee mine at Birmingham, Ala, will likely
die. At Warrior Wednesday night a house oc
cupied by negro miners was blown up with dyna
mlto and six men Injured.
It is said the government in Toronto has se
cured evidence which will prove that MacWher
rel, who now is under sentence of death for the
murder of the Williams couple, Is the Bon of the
man whom he murdered.
Elmer C. Sattley, casnier of the defunct Kan
sas City Safe Deposit and Saving bank, was ar
rested yesterday on four new wai rants, charg
ing him with receiving deposits after the bank
was In an Insolvent condition.
Keynolds' circus tent was blown down by a
storm at Falrbault, Minn., Wednesday night
and n dozen persons were Injured, one having
his skull split open by the main pole. Some ot
tho animals were killed, and the damage
amounted to gj,(XiO.
A cablegram was received yesterday morning
at the church missions house In New Tork, con
veying the intelligence that there has been a
very severe earthquake shock in the city of
Tokio, Japan, and giving the assurance that all
tho missionaries are sate.
Stephen Kirk, a lineman employed by the Bell
Tclephone Company, at Rochester, N. Y.. while
working on a pole yesterday, was shocked by tbe
trolley wire current, and for five minute hung
suspended by the heels. When taken down he
was still alive, but he died in a few minute.
CHANDLER IS NO "BABOON"
:
He Unmercifully Scores Populist Allen
for So Calling Him.
IT MADE A SFICY EPISODE
Outcome of Insinuations that Allen "Bar
gained" Away His Vote on the Tariff.
Both Charge Unparliamentary Conduct
Hot Words Pass Between Them.
The sensational feature of the day In the
Senate yesterday was tbe personal attack
made upon Mr. Allen, the Nebraska Populist,
by Senator Chandler, of New Hampshire.
The latter scored Mr. Allen unmercifully for
applying the epithet "baboon" to him
Wednesday; but in the Nebraska Populist he
met a foeman worthy of his steel.
At tho conclusion. of Senator Hill's speech
Mr. Chandler roso to a question ot personal
privilege in connection with the passage at
arms between Senator Allen and himself. He
had, he explained, heard what Mr. Allen had
said in his reply to him only in a fragmentary
fashion, and had missed entirely the oppro
brious epithet, "baboon," applied by the Sen
ator from Nebraska to himself. Mr. Allen,
who was in the chamber, moved over near to
Mr. Chandler when the latter began.
"The Senator from Nebraska," Mr. Chand
ler said, "on yesterday stated that when I
charged that his vote had been bargained for
I stated what was false and what he believed
I know to be false when I made it.
"I did not make any insinuation," said Mr.
Chandler, "but what I stated I believed to be
true. I charged in effect that ho moved to
place lumber on the free list under tho threat
that If it were not so placed he would vote
agulnst the bill. The truth of that charge is
contained is this Record. After the sugar
vote had been taken yesterday, the Senator
from Nebraska arose and again udertlsed to
the Democratic managers tho fact that his
vote on tho passage of tho bill was doubtfuL
He then retired from the chamber and in a
few moments came back nnd moved to place
lumber, rough and planed, on the free list.
"I bad understood that an agitation had
been going on on tho other side of the cham
ber to have certain kinds of dressed lumber
placed on the dutiable list, when suddenly
all opposition on that side goes down before
tho Senator's motion to placo lumber on the
free list. That motion was made immediately
after he had publicly announced that his vote
wa3 doubtful. It was in tbe bargain. I be
lieved it then; I believe it now. I simply in
quired of the .Senator whether the bargain
bud been closed; whether it was complete. I
made the inquiry and I do not think he was
warranted in becoming indignant and using
tbe unparliamentary language of which he
was guilty.
TOO SENSITIVE ABOUT BABOAIXS.
"I do not see why Senators should be so
sensitive on the subject of the bargains that
are being made here. It was distinctly stated
by the Senator from Maryland (Mr. Gorman)
in a carefully prepared speech that neither
the House bill nor the bill as it came from
tbe Finance Committee could command a
majority of votes on this floor, and that there
fore concessions, arrangements, bargains, or
anything vou choose to call tnem, had been
made to secure such a majority and effect the
passage of the bill.
"The Senator from Texas (Mills), and the
Senator from Missouri (Vest), repeatedly have
bemoaned the hard conditions that made
these bargains necessary. That such bar
gains were made is not only an open secret,
it is an open avowal. Yet, when 1 venture to
allude to a epeclllc bargain and bring it home
to the Senator from Nebraska, he resents it
as an Intimation ot corruption, and replies to
it with opporbrlous epithets in unparliament
ary language. Why does the Senator feel
resentful when I inquire whether tho bargain
is closed so that we shall no longer expect to
see him dodge in and out. The whole thing
was open and patent to the whole country,
and tho Senator Instead of becoming indig
nant, ought to have calmly admitted that be
bad been landed and secured In the Demo
cratic camp.
"I submit," said Mr. Chandler, turning to
Mr. Allen, who sat within twenty feet of him
across the aisle,"tbat under the circumstances
the Senator was not justified in tho words be
used. I havo never used opprobrious epi
thets or unparliamentary language on this
Boor, no matter how pointed my remarks may
hae been. I never nave and I never will.
"I regrot," said he deliberately in conclu
sion, "I havo discoered that tbe early sur
roundings of this Senator before he entered
this body were such as not to allow him to
observe tbe common courtesies which all gen
tlemen regard even in the most heated parti
san debate. Tho Senator from Nebraska is to
be pitied rather than censured lor what he
oould not helD."
ALLEN PALE BUT CALM.
A dead silence greeted this remarkable at
tack. Mr. Allen was pale but calm when he
rose to rcplv. "This is the fourth time," he
began, in a low but steady voice, "that the
Senator from New Hampshire has seen fit to
speak ot 'bargains' tn connection with my
vote. I do not know whether the lacguace
is parliamentary. I am not skilled in par
liamentary procedure. But I do know it is
untruo and ungentiemanly.
"I think be made the insinuation deliber
ately, knowing it was false. He has tried to
place me in tbe position of a trafficker of
'votes. Tbe insinuation or stigma that I have
trafficked with my vote, that I have agreed to
voto for this measure In consideration ot con
cessions made or to be made, is untrue.
"If I were wberol could mako it plainer,"
he added, looking Mr. Chandler in the eye,
"I would make it plainer. I made a motion
a fuw weeks ago to strike lumber from the
dutiable list, as I had a right to do. I havo a
right to get what I can for my people. I am
not bound to the Democratic or Republican
party, but am un bumble representative ot a
new party. As such I am more or less a
skirmisher between old party lines.
"I repel tho low, dirty insinuation ot tho
senior Senator from New Hampshire," he
said In conclusion, raising his voice until it
rang throughout the chamber, "and I reiter
ate and reaffirm with all tho energy I possess
what I said j esterduy."
"What tho Senator has said," said Mr.
Chandler, jumping to his feet as Mr. Allen sat
down, "only emphasizes what I said a month
ago, namely, that be does not comprehend
the courtesy that characterizes debate in this
body."
The Senate sat breathless for fully a minute
after Mr. Chandler resumed bis seat. This
closed the episode.
Across the Ocean.
L. W. Howard, the American canoeist, was
hopelessly beaten in the two races at Bowne
End yesterday.
Tne House of Magnates at Buda Pesth yester
day passed the long discussed and bitterly con
tested civil marriigo bill by a majority of four.
Tho Liberals or Midlothian have selected Sir
Thomas David Gibson-Carmicnael, Bart , justice
of the-peace for the county of Edinburgh, as
thelaVaudldato for the seat In parliament for
Midlothian. which the Bight lion. William E.
Gladstone, who hns hold it since April, lbSU, has
only consented to retain until the next election.
Frank M. Guido, a musician, obtained a ver
dict for 5(1 damages for libel against the Chicago
Evening News. 1 be News erroneously announced
the death of Guido, and In so doing said that he
was suspected ot knowing something about the
outrages nnd the death of Dr. Cronin, murdered at
Chicago in l&ft; that he as the trusted agent of
the Irish extremists In London and In America,
and that his profession served as a blind.
One of the biggest stock owners In the United
Urates, It Is announced, has cabled an offer of
Q75,0(X for the sixty-two yearlings which are to
be sold at Cobham on Saturday. It Is stated
that a similar orlcr has been made for the
Queen's stud, which Is to be sold in July.
Tbe presence of several ecclesiastics of high
rank In Home at the present time is much com
mented upon, and has given rise to the report
that efforts are being made to bring about the
recall of Mgr. Satolli and the abolition of the
papal legation in Washington.
Forty-three additional deaths from the plague
are reported in Hong Kong.
"GEN." KELLY MUZZLED.
Arrested as a Vagabond and Ordered Not
to Speak in Public.
IiOcisviixe, Ky., June 21. Gen. Kelly and
his right hand man, CoL Baker, wero ar
rested here at 3 o'clock to-day as vagabonds
and placed under a bond ot $2,000 each to
appear to-morrow at 9 o'clock in the room
ing, when they will be triod. Bond was fur
nished at once, Martin Donahue becoming
surety and the men were released.
As tbe result of this the general did not speak
at National park to-night as advertisod, hav
ing been advised by his attorneys not to do
so. Kelly says, however, that he will speak
to-morrow night, and Chief of Police Taylor
has uotllled blm that if he attempts to do so
he will bo arrested. The mayor has also no
tified Borcbneck Brothers, the managers of
National park, that they would be arrested if
they permitted Gen. Kelly to speak at the
park.
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WILL OBSERVE LABOR DAY.
Delegates from Local Unions Meet and
Decide Upon a Public Parade
on Septcmbcr3.
Delegates from thirteen of the labor unions
of tho District held a meeting last night at
Bricklayers' hall, corner of Seventh and L
streets northwest, to consider the preliminary
arrangements for the observance ot Labor Day,
Septembers, 1391.
The question of admitting reporters to the
conference was debated, and It was decided that,
being a friend to labor. Tux Tizes should be
represented.
The following organizations were represented,
viz.: Bricklayers' Union, Plasterers' Union,
Carpenters' Union No. 1, Carpenters' Assembly
No. 1748, Musical Union No. 4308, Uorseshoers'
No. 17, Clgarroakers" No. 210, Columbia Lodge of
Machinists, Painters' Assembly No. 17W, Plate
Printers' No. 2o7S, Journeymen 'lallora' National
Union, and btonecuttera'.
M. P. Canty, of Bricklayers' Union, was called
to the chair and liobert C. Balllnger was elected
secretary. Tbe chair anuounced the object of
the conference and the subject suggested was
taken up for consideration.
After a brief discussion of the question It was
resolved to observe Labor Day by a public
parade, and that Invitations be extended to Dib
trict Assembly, No 68. K. of L., the Federation
of Labor of the District, tbe Typographical
Union, tbe Bookbinders' Union, and ail other
trades not represented here to participate In
the next conference, which, on motion, was
ordered to bo held In Bricklayers' hall on
Wednesday evening, July IL
The quet!on ot permanent organization was
discussed. It was finally decided that the
proceedings ot this meeting should be reported
back to the several unions represented In the
conference, and that the permanent organization
be deferred until the next meeting.
CIVIL SERVICE VIOLATIONS.
Government Officials Looking into "Clean
Sweeps" of Kcpublicans In
Post Offices.
A second long conference over violations of
the civil service Iaw3 in tbe various post
offices wa3 held at the Post Office Depart
ment to-day, between Civil Service Com
missioners Proctor, Boosevelt, and Lyman,
and Postmaster General Blssell, First Assist
ant Jones, and Superintendent Machen, of the
Free Delivery system. The conference was
conducted in secrecy, but it is learned that
the offices where theviolations were brought
to the attention of the department "were:
Norwalk and Hamilton. Ohio: Fort Wayne.
La Porte, and Logansport, Indiana; Lancas
ter, Pennsylvania; .Montgomery, Aiauama,
and West Troy, New York.
The removal of Kepubilcan letter carriers
for political reasons was alleged in every in
stance, and their reinstatement was urged.
The practically "clean sweep" ot Itepublican
employees in the Norwalk and Fort Wayne
offices and tbe large percentage ot political
removals in the La Porte office were the prin
cipal matters considered.
Several political charges wero made against
Postmaster William W. Screws, of Montgom
ery, with whom the commission has held con
tinual correspondence during the past nine
months, and tbe reinstatement ot tbe letter
carriers whom ho is alleged to have per
emptorily removed was insisted on by the
civil service commission. Written reports of
lm estimation of the charges at each office
made by both the representatives of the de
partment and the commission were also laid
before the conference. No final action in
any ot the cases was taken, by the Postmaster
General.
DR. LEON'S TRIAL.
Case for the Prosecution Closed Opening
Speech for the Defense.
The second trial of Dr. Edward Leon for
murder was continued yesterday before Judge
Cole in Criminal Court No. 1.
Witnesses for the prosecution were BIchard
E. Weedon, Louis H. Hollingberger.iApj'P;'
iiiCKiing, iiicuaru cyjvesier, narveyjnTC
and Zena Beach. The defendant hartAW)
monr given in his behalf by Michael feiMM
E. Measer, Sam. Oppenhelmor, Jonn 'all'
Langley, John Scroggins, and William A.
Laugley. Tho prosecution closed Its case
after bringing out the same testimony that
was adduced on the first trial. Tho greater
part ot the day was used by the attorney for
the defense in his opening speech. The trial
will extend through tho remainder of tbe
week.
Colored Voters' League.
Pmsnnao, Pa., Juno 21. A call has been
Issued for the national convention ot the Col
ored Voters' Leagne, of Pennsylvania, New
York, and West Virginia, to be held at New
castle, Pa., on August 8. The object of the
league is to eleate the race, protect against
outrages perpetrated upon the colored people
of tbe United States, nnd sow seeds of in
dependent thought and action. It is expected
to bo the largest gathering of colored voters
ever held in America.
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Miss Wlllard Asked to Retract.
Chicago, June 21. J. M. Townsend, presi
dent of the Anti-lynchingLeagje , has written
a letter to Miss Frances Wlllard asking her to
retract or defend statements sbe is alleged to
have made regarding the negro while In En
gland. Miss Wlllard was qu oted as having
spoken disparagingly of tho negro and stat
ing that sbe thought lynching sometimes jus
tifiable. Sho is invited to appear before the
leagno and define her position on the ques
tion. Shallcross-Wilkcrson Wedding.
Tbe marriage ot Miss Sarah S. Shallcross, the
daughter of Henry C and Bebecca Shallcross,
of Wheeling, W. Vn., to Oliver D. Wilkerson, of
Topeka, Kacs., will occur June 27 at high noon
In Trinity church, corner Third and C streets
northwest.
W clcomc to Frances Wlllard.
New Tons, June 21. The welcome tendered
to Miss Frances E. Wlllard at tho Calvary Bap
tist church to-night was essentially a womans
event The promoters' meeting was made up
of representatives of upward of a score of tem
peranco societies, while letters of greeting
poured In from every city ot the United States.
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In the ricld of Politics.
The state convention of tho People's party has
been called to meet at Pueblo on September 4.
The Populists of tho Eleventh Indiana district
yesterday nominated A. M.Beneon forCongress.
James E. Graham was nominated at Kendall
vllle to-day for Congress by the Prohibitionists ot
thoTwnllth Indiana district.
JudSe Orlando Burrell, ot White county, has
been nominated for Congress by the Bepubllcans
of the Twentieth Illinois district.
Tbe Bepubllcans of the Second congressional
district of Vermont yesterday gave lion. Uenry
Powers, for the third time an unanimous renom
lnatlon. Wmlleld S. Kerr, of Mansfield, a neighbor ot
Senator Skerman, was nominated for Congress
yesterday by the Bepubllcans ot the Fourteenth
Ohio district.
The Democrats of the Twentieth Illinois dis
trict yesterday renominated J B. Williams, the
present Congressman, by acclamation and In
dorsed his course on the taritL
The Democratic state silver convention met In
Omaha, Netx.yesterday and adopted a resolution
for Incorporation In the state Democratic plat
form, favoring the Immediate restoration of the
free and unlimited coinage ot gold and silver at
tbe present ratio of 1C to I without waiting for the
consent of any other nation on earth.
WORKING A SOUTHERN BOOM
Representative Business Men of the
South in New York
CARRYING OUT A GREAT SCHEME
Cordial Indorsement of tha Proposition to
Have a Permanent Exposition in Wwhinf
ton Other Industrial Projects Commanded.
Committee Appointed,
New YOBr, Jane 21. A largo number of south
ern business men, selected hj theT&rious'zoT
ernors, boards of trade and chambers of com
merce throughout tbe South, met to-day at XI a.
m. at the Fifth Arenue hotel, in order to discuss
the subject of southern trade and derelopment
with tbe Xew York business men who are finan
cially interested In these matters. Tbe meeting
was called on the Initiative of Gen, H B. Dyer,
president of the Southern Immigration and In
dustrial Congress held at Augusta recently, and
of Senator Tatrkk Walsh, of Georgia.
Those present this morning were: C JT. Ben
nett, CoL Pat Dorman, Dr. W. E. Murphy, John
S. Cohen, and B. If. Warner, ot Washington, D. C.
Mr. Hugh R. Garden was chosen chairman
aud called the delegates to order
Charles J. Bayne, of the Augusta, Ga., Chron
icle, was chosen secretary ot tbe meeting. Let
ters of regret were read from Governor W. 3.
Ncrthen.of Georgia; Senator Patrick Walsh, of
Georgia: S. 31. Felton, S. A. Pearce,A.B. An
drews, Kalelgh, N. C.; J. D. Kockemore, TK.
Worthlngton, Baltimore, Aid., and K. S. Dunlop,
Richmond.
On motlun Stuyresant Fish. G. S. SulUran, and
R. IL Edmunds were appointed a committee to
ask Secretary Iloke Smith, who was In an ad
joining room, to Join the meeting. The commit
tee returned, briDging with them Secretary
Smith, who was received with applause.
A call of states showed that ten states wer
represented, as follows: Alabama, Louisiana,
Georgia, North Carolina, South. Carolina, Ten
nessee, Kentucky, Virginia, Missouri, District of
Columbia.
On motion a committee was ordered appointed
of seven delegates from the bouth and eight
from New York to consider the objects of tha
meeting and formulate a plan of action.
Secretary Smith was then requested to addresa
the meeting, which he did, briefly eulogizing
the resources and opportunities of the South.
Chairman Garden tbanked Secretary Smith In
tbe name of the convention, and requested ex
Congressman J. J. IlemphUl to address, the
meetlug.
Mr. Hemphill said that he wished to ask the
convention to approve a bill for a permanent
exhibition of southern products In Washington
recently Introduced Into the Senate by Senator
Walsh.
"There Is," he said, "no city from which a He
or a truth will go so far as from Washington.
The resolution was enthusiastically approved.
A letter from Secretary Herbert was read re
grettlng bis Inability to be present.
Mr. Earner, of the District ot Columbia, re
quested the convention to indorse the centennial
celebration of the city of Baltimore, to be held
In 1S95. and the cotton states exposition to.ba
held at Atlanta in the same year.
The convention approved all these motions.
Chairman Garden called tbe convention to
order this evening shortly after 9 o'clock, and
submitted tbe report of the committee on plan
and scope. The committee recommended that
a permanent committee be appointed, com posed
of twenty-live members, one from each of the
southern states and ten from the North and
West, to take charge of all work In the line ot
southern development. The convention seemed
to consider that the report was not extensive
enongh, and considerable discussion ensued.
Tbe convention first adopted the report and
then reconsidered It. The permanent commit
tee was then appointed. Boyd bmlth being tha
representative of the District of Columbia on
the same.
The convention then adjourned, subject to tha
call of the chair. It is believed that there wuX.
be no further meeting in this city.. -
Garrison Was Accldcntly Killed.
Coroner Woodward yesterday' morning held
an Inquest at Lee's undertaking establishment,
over the remains of George Garrison, the Balti
more and Potomac railroad track walker, who
was killed Wednesday afternoon in the Navy
Yard tunneL The Engineer. Newman. Fireman
It oss iter, and Assistant Yardmaster Oliver, who
was seated on the tender at the time of the ac
cident, were the only witnesses called. Their
testimony showed that tbe accident could not be
avoided, and a verdict of accidental deatn waa
given.
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Cheney Hod a Sure System.
William V. Cheney was arrested and locked
up at No. 1 station house last night charged wita
obtaining money under false pretenses. . E.
Jones, the complainant, gave Cheny $500 to put
into something that would realize good money
and the latter Invested In what was a system for
playing the races. Bonds to the amount of $1,000
to insure the man's presence when the trial Is
called was given. Last night before leaving
Cheney denounced the action of Jones as an out
rage. He says that it was merely spite work,
and that the complainant has no case against
him.
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l TTtnmji M Rnrni Wilt.
;VThe ju of Thomas M. Bayne was filed
yesterday. He leaves his watch and chain to
his nephew, Thomas Bayne Hem ml eh,
Thomas L'ajno Marshall receives 1,000, to
Thomas Bavno Kaufman, aud Thomas Bayna
Roberts 2200 each is bequeathed. His es tat
is willed to his wife, Ellen Bayne. In a codi
cil John A- Ewnins is given $2,000. To his
mother-in-law, Kutherine W. Smith, in the
evnt of her surviving his wife, 13 willed one
third of the income ot tho estate.
Demolished by a Grip Car.
While attempting to cross the cable car track
at tho-corner of Fourteenth street and New York
avenue northwest yesterday afternoon about
1 40 o'clock in their carriage Mrs. John Boyd and
Mrs. Bartlett. of N. HIT ifbode Island avenue
northwest, narrowly escaped serious Injury.
The carriage was struck by grip car No. 6 and A
portion ot it was demolished. Mrs. Bartlett was
badly Injured about the face. She was removed
to her home. Mrs. Boyd, with the exception ef
a few bruises, was unhurt. The grlpmaa was
not arrested.
Non-arrival of Fry's Army
Fry's contingent of Cosey's army did not ar-
rive In the city as per schedule last night. Tha
force, numbering about two hundred men, were
expected to arrive In the city by way of the
caanL All night a watch was kept along the
banks of tbe cunal in Georgetown, but the army
failed to materialize. The police were vigilant
and were notified that as soon as the armF
reached Great Falls they would be warned. At
a late hour they had received no word, and SS)
were satisfied that the army would not roach
the city purin; the night.
Phclnn Had Better Veep Indoors.
Jallcs Phelan, a white man about 50 years ot
age, and an inmate of th Soldiers Home, was
thrown from a cable car at the corner of Sotentn
and P streets northwest yesterday erenlnf. Th,
back of his head was badly bruised, his right
side cut. and his shoulder dislocated, lie had
been drinlting beford the accident occurred His
wounds were dressed at the Emergency hos
pital. -
Relief of District Claimants.
Mr. Meredith from the House District Com
mittee has reported to tbe House the bill for
the relief of Emmert, Dunbar & Co., for extra
work done at tbe request ot the government
and beyond the terms of their contract, in the
wort on the reservoir. East and West Wash
ington. Ihe amount suggested In the report
a) proper compensation is $14,543.22.
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Telegraphic Brevities.
The American Kailway Union in convention at
Chicago yesterday Indorsed the People's party.
Pecretary Carlisle and party arrived at Fort
ress Monroe on the steamer Maple, at 6 o'clock
last night.
The Society of the Army of the Potomac held
its twenty-ni tn anual reunion yesterday In Con
cord. N. H.
The twenty-sixth annual commencement of
Cornell University took place yesterday, SIS de
grees being conferred.
A large number of mines in Southern Illinois
resumed work yesterday, and active prepara
tions for resumption are being made every
where. At the convention of the National Asssoclatloa
of Life Underwriters, in Chicago yesterday, the
officers were elected, and Philadelphia waa
chosen for the place of holding the next annual
convention.
PIttabursr societr circles are astir over the
marriage of Miss Blanche Augusta House, aa
heiress ana niece ox senator cameron, io uenry
Deckert de la Meillaie. her French teacher, who
claims to be of noble birth and to have hwa aa
omcer in ine xrencn amy.
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