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WASHINGTON, I. C, SUNDAY MORNING-. OCTOBER 21, 1894 TWELVE PAGES.
YOL.l. 2TO. 317.
O. X. SEABOEIl.
ROBBER SEARCEY IN TOWN
Ives I5roakt from Cumbcrlanl on
a Late Train Last Night
HANDCUFFED TO A SHERIFF
Ho Vas Driven, to the Express Office "Where
..3 was VBMOOJKfL y .manager .uerring
Oa the Rrst Train Tkis Sterning Ee
Was Taken to Virginia f er TriaL
TIrewM train robber In Washington
It --! as no taw renowaed a person than G.
J. a trec,the leader of the Aquia Creek
gar g. Ha bad arrived here at 10:30 p. m. on
e trin o er tbe Baltimore and Ohio road.
Ho was handcuffed to tbe sheriff of Siaf
Z r J County, Va.t and bad as an esoort Gor.
X-3wn and Ajttocney General Poe, of Mary
.I, ta;.t. Hindt. of the pJRerton detec
L -"!, Messenger F. fi. Cratchfleld, Lawyer
;Lciu, of Baltimore, and Mr. David Her
r. g. All bad come up from Cumberland,
Ti Iip-e bearoey was captured.
tv-en tbe train rolled in a carriage was
r. 7T a. ir.fr into which stepped tbe bandit and
i ft Mimff, while Messenger Crutchfleld
z I J up beaide tie driver. Then tbe party
J-,a ??, Gov. Brown and hie attorney-,-:"
J raying: aboard, while Messrs. Her
- ., J ; nomas walked aToas town to the
j. : r- and Potomac depot, where they
1 c - i " I another train for Baltimore.
In . meantime the horse was whipped up
z 1 arriage containing tbe tram robber
r-s . r.edto tbe office of the Adams Ex
7e . pRny. Here a stop was made and
t - ' took his prisoner into tbe office of
iLv. where Mr. J. Q. A. Herring, the
;r "- . mager; Mr. George W. Moss, the
.- j. z i.i. and others were waiting to have
a l & im 'u him.
H i .nde were close drawn and the door
TTZ3 .i k-a. while George C. Hilit. Agent
,V' i-'r.Capt. Hindt, Crntehfleid. and his
a & t. Harrv Marrav, took up their posi
t & t! outside. Hem they remained Tor
1 , -niiiie Mr. Herring questioned the
x - hcriff of Stafford county, who had
Sp."'- v in charge, agreed to bring him to he
c " : -der to allow tiie express officials to
--' him. llie officer bristled with two
: --. and a record of unusual value as a
r r " v could not be taken on to Prederieks
1 -rz a: ' n. because no train leaves until
I .j S ,' ; this morning. It was stated last
z. .1 1 ,u the train robber would be taken on
T .': ieiay upon this train.
It: ' . 'clock this loornitnf Mr. Moss got
U do- -nage and was rapidly driven away
r! .-d shortly after 2, and then Capt.
H.c I v o had been waiting outside for sev
crci our?, was brought in.
FIRST OK THE ROLL.
C crado Women's JDemocratic Club Ad-
EjIJ to Membership ia Association.
rr ., Cot, Oet, 20. The Colorado
VToc- s Democratic Club, of which Mrs.
Hory . y, aeon is president, and Mrs. Anna
C:-Lran iecretary, is the first woman's club
jlacrd on the membership roll of tbe national
c.3so-icitun of Democratic clubs. Chauncey
F. E'lik, : .resident of die association, in a
letter regarding the eligibility of women's
c -'38 to membership, wrote:
"Wo f.ugnt to be happy to welcome the
ro".rj s clubs in every State, and especially
Ja ihi.' states where women vote."
Relic of the Revolution.
VT.iBcrTER, Mass., Oct. 20. A meeting of
cv r 100 people was held to-day at Rutland to
csz.3 der the preservation of the old Gen.
Z J Putnam bouse located in that town.
.Va -jTUuzatioa was formed for this purpose,
vr.j v uator George P. Hoar, president, and
t,u. I'rncis A. "Walker, of Boston, treasurer.
ationa! Disci pics' Missions.
I.raiosD, Ta., Oct. 20. At tbe session to
Cy of t'i" eoeveatioa of the Christian
TF rtarN Board of Missions of tbe .National
I sc " convention, officers were elected
f. -. " t-nxuing year. In the list of State offl
c ri ! n Int-tnct'of Colt.mbia is ropreseated
t I 3 .s. Lattimer, president, and Mrs.
I1, t , .Lrjjold, secretary.
' , rc Gould V sf tfnu'RHffalo Dill.
iitowk, X. Y., Oct. 20. George
G 'd rd J. B. Harriraan, of Kew York, loft
cfrth' New Yorfc Central to-slht on Mr.
( I .- orivate car tor Baffalo Bill's ranch in
c.V mh Erxency Cnsc of Ilim.
"kW.ij- T.oridag about some machinery yes
te my afiernoou, W. E. Andre , a ma-cMm-t
of Xo. :a09 Third street southwest,
wa- -t-uck on the bead by r. ra .idly descond
1: - U -. The ros-H was a long and deep
c wound, which was sewed up by Dr.
"i.'ait the Emergency ospUaL
Mrs. Armes iTetitions Denied.
In ''-o divoruesuit of George A. Armes, S50
't .it Jed to Mrs. Armes yesterday to pay
1 r iA-.i'c deposition. Hor petitions for
- ,., nluuoay pending the decision of
i -, t said for possession of her separate
xe , ere denied.
AtVnTapaasett Pwt: Yilmar? Trophy gold-
!r rt t.ara,SposHlatio.a and Chevy Chase.
c- Uey. Bhett Goodc, Simon V7., John
C i,oeraldtae, Addle Buchanan and Tns-
u. er SaaKasch's Lecture, WealoTan CoUeeo
UNITED STATES TO DECIDE.
Request for Concessions In Hawaii to Ho
Submitted to This Government.
Sax FKAKctsco, Oct. 20. Advices by tho
etoamer Australia, from Honolulu, say that
on tho last steamer from Victoria a man,
warned Sanford B. Fleming, arrived in Hono
lulu, and alaee that timo ho has been in close
communication with the government. It has
recently become known that Fleming is hero
in tho interests of tho Englishgovernment for
tho purpose of seeing what concessions can
be obtained from Hawaii in tho event of a
cable touching hero.
Fleming has mado a proposition to the gov
ernment to cede Neckar Island to Great
Britain, but this tho government does not
wish to do. Fleming has also asked for the
exclusive right to land n cable in Hawaii, aud
this also tho government objects to. Tho
matter came un in secret sessfon of tho coun
cils at their last meeting, aud although what
was decided on has not busn divulged enough
has been learned to show that Fleming will
not get all ho asks for
Minister of Finance Damon is said to have
wanted to grunt everything Fleming a3itod
for. but in this he was opposed by 3Iiuister
of Foreign Affairs Hatch, who claimed tho
cable would have to como hero sooner or
later anyway, and that it made no dillcrenco
whether the goerument gave any money or
privileges to tho English company or not.
He proposed submitting tho whole mutter to
the United Statet, aud it is supposed this was
the decision arrived at.
INDIA, THE FAIRY REALM.
pr. licinrich Hcnsoldt Talks About Its
People and Customs.
Dr. Heinrieh Hensoldt, an eminent scholar,
and who has traveled extensively in Eastern
lands, Is now in the city, where ho proposes
to deliver a series of lectures, tho first being
given last Sunday night. Tho lecturer has
spent oleven years in Asia and Africa, Uaving
resigned tho position ofiprofessor of geology,
which he held in Columbia College, New
York, to give his undivided attention to Ori
ontal literature and science, more especially
to the fascinating 6ubjoet of occultism.
Dr. Hensoldt is a delightful talker, and his
knowledge of his subject is so broad, so accu
rate, and personal that his conversation
charms while it instructs.
A Tmes reporter had a talk with him yes
terday, that is. the reporter did the listening
while the Orientalist spoke of many Interest
ing incidents and observations experienced
and made while in tho cradle of Huna
River. Out of the innumerable things spoken
of a selection has been made from his talk
about the queer and dainty young wivos of
tbe Hindoos; the way they perform the suttee,
the dancing girls, the universal indifference
to death, stoicism under torture, and other
peculiar characteristics of the Hindoos.
Speaking of tho. marriage customs. Dr
Hensoldt said that it was not uncommon to
see brides of ten and twelve years of age,
while he had known of cases where tho bride
was only seven years old. Physically these
girls are slender and under "tho average
heighth of our people, but they are beautiful
while they are young. In a few years they
fade and at the age of fllteoa they are con
sidered passe like our women of forty and
fifty. Tie Hindoo man mature, at twenty,
and as the first bride fades at lifteen he mar
ries again and again at intervals of, say, live
years until he is weary of matrimony.
Strangely enough, there is no jealously
among these Hindoo wive3,
"They all may bo shocking to our concep
tion of morality," said Dr. Hensoldt, "but it
cannot be expected that a man shall confine
himself to-ono woman who has faded at the
age of fifteen years. I am prepared to say
that the standard of happiness among there
women is hight-r than it is here. They aro
satisfied with their condition, and it is not
true that they are longing for emancipation."
Speaking of tho practice of burning of
widows on tho funeral pyro of the deceased
husband, ho said that wnile the custom is
universally suppressed, it is just as much in
vogue as ever, for experience has taucbt tho
English what a little interference with estab
lished religious customs will bring about, or
in the case of the great rebellion on account
of tbe grease in the cartridges used by tho
"I was present at several burnings," said
the doctor. "At ono suttee in Jazerot, ono
of the Mahratta cities, I ?aw four wives of a
Bajah burned. Tho young wives, each about
sixteen years of age, walked in tho funeral
procession to the pyro on which tho deceased
had been laid out. They were laughing and
joking as if they were on the way to a dance.
Arrived at the pyre, after a ceremonial by the
Brahmin priests, tho widows give away their
jewelry, a lightod torch was flung into tbe
woodpile, which was well oiled, and the four
women stepped up as into a drawing-room.
I saw not the slightest trace of pain on their
faces, the last thing I saw being a pmilo on
oach face, as ono after another tho women foil
in and were consumed. I have seen seven
suttees, and I have never heard a cry of indi
cation of pain."
Dr. Hensoldt's first lecture hero was on
"Occult Science in India and Thibet." Ho
will speak to-night on "Immortality in tho
Light of Brahmin Philosophy."
HIGHEST SENTENCE IMPOSED.
Ucnry Dasher nnd Casey Brooks Must
Scrye Ten Years for Killing a Man.
Judge Cole yesterday gave the limit of the
law to Henry Dasher and Casey Brooks.'con
victed recently of manslaughter in the killing
of Thomas Patterson on Thirteenth-and-a-half
street, near D, on March 3iast.
Hon. John M. Langston and Thomas L.
Jones, attorneys for Dasher and Brooks, were
present whon tho men were brought up for
sentence ana withdrew tho motion for a now
Thoy then argued for a light sentence, bnt
Judge Cole said they probably would havo
been convicted of murder in tho second de
gree if such a thing were possiblo under the
law. Tho law puts tho oxtrome sentence at
ten years' imprisonment and 81,000 One, but
in the present case tho flno would bo nomi
nal, aud was placed at 1 cent.
L'nder the Emblem of the Rooster.
Dexveb, Colo.. Oct 20. Tho district court
to-day decided that John T. Bottom is tho
regular Democratic nominee for Congress in
tho First district, nnd issued a writ of man
damus roquirlng Secretary of State McClees
to havo Bottom's namo placed under the
Democratic emblem of tho rooster, instead of
that of Congressman Pence.
Half a Century in the Ministry. '
Qdetct, Fla., Oct. 20. Rev. Samuel Wood
bory died hero to-day from a second attack of
paralysis. Ho was born Noyember 13, 1S13,
in Marlon district, S. C, and camo to Quincy
in 1824. Ho has been a minister of tho South
ern Methocist Church for over fifty years,
and was tho oldest member of tho Florida
Fava on the Retired List.
Rome,- Oct. 20. It Js officially announced
that Baron Fava, ambassador to tho United
States, will bo placed on the rotired list.
Laskcr Is in Check.
LosDOX, Oct. 20. Lasker, tho ches3 player,
Is Boriounly I1L Ho has therefore canceled all
bis present engagements for games.
'Go 608 Woodmont."
Glee Club, George Riddle, Mozart Symphony
ALDRICH AGAIN ARRESTED
Judge McComas, However, Promptly
Released Him on $1,000 Bail.
FRIENDS CALL IT PERSECUTION
They Claim the District Attorney Elected to
Try on Ono Indictment If This Failed
the Othors Were to Bo Dismissed Bril
liant Reception Tondercd Aldrich.
Frank Aldrich has had enough of tho dra
matic for a lifetime crowded into tho past
thirty-six hours. Acquitted of tho chargo of
foigcry of his best friend's namo at midnicht
Friday, as described by The Times, he was
arrested again at S o'clock yesterday after
noon, and nt 7:30 he was in tho midst of his
friends at a social reception.
At his ncquittal and dischargo byJudgo
McComas, in tho small hours yesterday morn
ing, Aldricn supposed ho was free for good.
"When his trial began his a' onioy, Mr. Walker,
asked of tho prosecution which indictment ho
intended to base tho chargo upon. Tho roply
was that tho August case would bo used.
"What, then, will you do with tho other?"
'Oh, if he is acquitted on this, tho othor
will bo dismissed," was tho roply.
Aldrich accordingly began to make prepara
tions yesterday morning to return to his
work in Detroit. Ho was woighmnstcr in tho
yards of tho Detroit and Milwaukee Railroad
there, and tho place is being held for him.
Ho wired at oneo that ho oxpected to bo back
in a few days. Ho and his wifo spent yes
terday morning visiting with friends whom
the trial had given them no timo to see.
It was after noon boforo Aldrich ifctd any
intimation that ho was to bo rearrested. Ho
at onco wont to Lawyer Walker's office, at
tho Warder Building, and thoy were deliberat
ing whether ho should go down and give him
self up or it might bo arranged by tolephono
that ho should put in an appearance Monday,
when tho ofllcer, James Springman, stepped in
and put him under arrest.
When tho verdict was rendered last night,
there was no one pront from the district
attorney's office, and when tho discharge wns
asked Judge McComas at once grunted it.
When told of thig. District Attorney Uirney
said the marshal should havo informed
Judge McComas that another indictment was
pending, and tho release would not havo
been allowed. Deputy Marshal Uobinson,
who was present, said, however, that ho did
not know anything of tho kind was expected
of him, and" ho did not so understand his
Tho warrant for the arrest yesterday, it is
stated, was first tnken to Judge nagoor to
sign, but ho decliuo;!, becauso tho case had
not been in his Kunds. Then it was taken to
Chief Justice Bingham. Hesent for tho papers
in tho case, and after a. short consultation
said tho right thing to do was to hunt up
Judge McComas and havo him issuo tho war
rant. This was dono, and about 3 o'clock
Officer Springman walked into Attorney
Walker's ofilco and found his man.
It was learned at once that Judge McComas
was then at tho Metropolitan Club. He was
willine to give Aldrich a chance to spoud
Sunday with his family, and gave a hearing
immediately to an appeal for bond nnd fixed
the amount at 81.000. . .
There were a dozen of Aldrich's friends at
Mount Plensant ready to go on his bond as
soon as they heard he was under arrest again,
and when the sum required was known Mrs.
Delano, of Sixteenth street and Howard ave
nue, became surety, and Aldrich was again at
In the ovening, to show how his old neigh
bors feci, James W. Somerville, of Thomas
Somervillo & Sons' brass works. Nos. 31C-322
Thirteenth street northwest, gavo Mr. aud
Mrs. Aldrich a reception at his home on Six
teenth street extended, near Howard avenue,
Mount Pleasant. The hduso was brilliantly
lightod when a Times reporter called at 9
o'clock, and tho house was full of young aud
old. enjoying music and refreshments.
Frionds were coming and going during tho
whole ovening from 7 o'clock. There were
sharp comments over tho arrest, and many
did not hesitate to call it persecution.
STILL IN THE FLESH.
Reappearance of a Man Thought to Have
BniTALO, N. f., Oct. 20. This afternoon a
man staggered into the News office ex
hausted, and whon ho was ablo to speak
electrified his hearers by declaring that ho
was David S. Power, of Dalton, the store
keeper, who was supposed to havo been mur
dered by two tramps and whoso body was
thought to have been found last Tuesday.
Powers tells a strango story in effect that
the two strangers whom he entertained as
saulted him, and when he regained conscious
ness ho found himself in tho woods far from
homo. Accounts of his disappearance havo
been published all over tho countrj'.
Searching parties havo been looking for
him night and day and tho countrj' in tho
vicinity of his homo has been thoroughly
scoured. Ho was taken to tho Fitch Hos
pital, where he will remain until ho is able to
continue his journey to Dalton.
BATTLE YITH BANDITS.
Texas Rangers I'ought Train Robbers and
Captured Thrco of Them.
Abh,exe, Tox:, Oct. 20. Tho now3 is
current on tho streets hero to-night that threo
of tho four robbers who successfully help up
tho west-bound passenger train near Gordon
at noon yesterday wero captured near Strawn
to-day by Texas (rangers, and that all three
wcro wounded as the result of a pitched bat
tlo botween rangers and tho bandits.
Tho report lacks confirmation, and as
Strawn is not a night telegraph ofilco au
thentic particulars cannot bo obtained to
BENNETTSvrLLE, S. C, Oct 20. Tho post
office hero was robbed this morning about 3
o'clock. Tho safe was blown open with dyna
mite and its contents taken. Tho stamps in
tho office wero also takon. Tho amount of
tho loss could not bo ascertained, as tho post
master has not had timo to post his books.
Students' Present to Bismarck.
Berlin', Oct. 20. Tho students of tho Uni
versity of Bonn havo decided to invito stu
dents throughout tho empire to unite in n
subscription which will bo devoted to tho
purchase of a present for Princo Bismarck on
tho occasion of the eightieth anniversary of
Death of Froude, the Historian.
London, Oct. 20. James Anthony Troudo,
the historian, died at 6:30 this morning.
Order a trial case of YaL Blatz "Wioner" Boer
from Finley, 1206 D streot.
"Go see Woodmont."
Club, of Kew York, Mary Proctor are some of
ONSLAUGHT BY TRAIN ROBBERS
Train on the Missouri Pacific Held Up in
Indian Territory' nnd Plvo Persons
Paiisons. Kas., 6ct. 20. Tho Missouri Pa
cific passenger train No. 223, on tho Eansas
and Arkansas Valley branch, was hold up by
four or five masked men at Coretta Siding,
seven miles east of Wagoner, L T., at 10
An empty car was placed on tho main track
and tho train struck it.
The robbers commenced a terriblo on
slaught and four or fivo porsons aro reported
Tho reports aro meagre. Tho train at this
hour is being backed into Wngonerv
But littlo monoy is said to havo been so
cured. Tho robbery was tho work of Cook
and his desperato gang of outlaws, who havo
socrotly been terrorizing tho citizens in tho
For two months past all railroads passing
through tho territory havo been heavily
guarded in fear of an attack, and many money
shipmonts In that country havo been refused
by tho company.
Many depredations of tho gang, especially
within tho past week or two, has shown this
precaution to be timoly. For days tho gang
has been represented ns being at different
points planning a robbery, and thorough pre
parations wero mado to meet tho expected
Tho outlaws evidently anticipated a des
perate resistanco, and began their work with
DID THEY MEAN MURDER?
Rumored Attempt Upon ex-Prcsidcnt Har
rison's Life at Locansport by Two
Bearded nnd Disguised .Men.
New York, Oct. 20. A World special from
Logansport says that much excitement was
caused thero to-night by a rumor that an at
tempt had been mado on cx-Presldent Harri
According to tho dispatch, shortly after tho
Harrison party arrived, two men, both heav
ily bearded and apparently disguised, wero
seen swinging themselves down from a rear
window of Exoeger & Strains' undertaking
establishing into an opon yard in tho rear of
tho rink, where Gen. Harrison was speaking.
Both men wero seen bj' several spectators,
who were seated on a porch near by.
Each had a revolver in his hand, and as
one man sprang iato tho open spaco ho-was
heard to say:
"When 1ih comes out shoot him."
They then went across tho lot and wero lost
Tho police wero notified nnd mado a
thorougii but vain Bcarch. They say that the
two men wore pickpockets, who thought
At the close of his speech Gen. Harrison
stepped from tho low roar window of tho rink
nnd was at enco hurried to tho station in a
Detootivos followed tho party from hero to
Lafnyotto to keep a lookout for suspects.
Ho Predicts Success for the Populists at
the 'cxt Election.
BnooKLTN, X. Y., Oct. 20. About 500
people gathered in tho Bi ooklyn Athenajum
this evening to hear Eugeno V. Dobs speak.
After talklug politics for some timo Mr.
Debs took up tho matter of tho strike with
which ho was so closely Identified a short
Ho referred to tho numerous indictments
which hung over him, nnd declared that tho
judiciary would put a man in prison for re
fusing to work for a corporation, but thnt tho
stmo body took no action when a corporation
discharged an otnploye. Ho predicted suc
cess for tho People's party.
WAYLAID AND KILLED.
Treasurer of a South Carolina County
Murdered and Kobbed or $500.
Orangeeuhg, S. C, Oct. 20. Robert Copos,
county treasurer, was waylaid and killed this
aflornoon by highwaymen on his roturn
from a collecting tour. Bloodhounds havo been
telegraphed for. Thoy will arrive on spoeial
train at 9 o'clock.
Tho Governor has offered $500 for tho mur
dorers. About 500 peoplo havo gone to the
scene of trouble, and tho town is wild with
No clue as yet to tho murderers. Tho
amount securod byvtho murderers was $500.
Opportunity to Prce Himself.
Tho damage suit of Fulton R. Gordon
against Wharton E. Lester for S25.000 for
alienation of Gordon's wife's lovo will bo
heard bvJudgo Bradley on Xovomber 12.
Tho grouuds for advancement of tho suit wero
presented by J. J. Darlington, Lester's attor
ney. Judgo Bradley said, as Lester was an
officer of tho court and a young man, ho
thought ho ought to havo an early opportun
ity to free himself from tho shameful charge
against him. It is understood Gordon will
bo ready for trial when tho cose is called.
McKiuIcy in the South.
New Obleans, La., Oct! 20. Gov. McKIn
loy arrived horo to-day and spoko to-night to
10,000 people at tho Auditorium Club. Tho
speech was a general review in economic and
and tariff subjects from tho earliest days of
tho republic, a forceful argument in favor of
tho principle of protection, a fierce assault on
tho Wilson bill, and a general appeal to
Louisiana and tho South to tear asunder
their present politicnl fetters and embrace tho
causo of protection and Republicanism.
Mrs. Linton Wins llcr Suit.
Omaha, Neb., Oct 20. Tho suit of Mrs.
Phcebo Eeo Linton against tho London bank
ing firm of Cooper & Brown, to get deeds
and mortgages on Nobraska land aggregating
sovoral hundred dollars, was to-daj decided
in her favor. Now sho will press tho 8300,000
damago suit, which tho stories of tho London
Robbed the Express Company.
John Wilson, whito and fifteen j ears of ago,
was arrested in Anacostia last night on sus
picion of having stolen $39 from a driver for
Knox's Express Company. Tho theft took
place in front of tho company's office, Sixth
ahd 0 streets northwest.
Earthquake in Spain.
Madiiid, Oet. 20. An oarthquako was folt
In tho province of Cordova yesterday. Very
heavy rains havo fallen and tho rivers aro
overflowing their banks.
"Go seo Woodmont"
the attractions in tho National Lyceum Conrso at
ON THE BANKS OF THE SPREE
Bickerings Still Continue Between
Capriyi and Eulcnuurg.
ABOUT ANTI-SOCIALIST LAWS.
Tho Chancollor Unwilling to Frame Ez
tremo Measures Which tho Roichstag "Will
Reject Preparation of Prof. Behring'o
Copyrlghtod, 1S31, by the Associated Tress.
Beulin, Oct. 20. In spite of outward np
pcarauco aud newspaper statements, it is
asserted in quarters usually well informed,
that tho conflict between Chancellor von Ca
pnvl and Count Bothozn Eulenburg, ropect
ing tho ant-socialist measures, is not settled.
On tho contrary, tho situation is said to bo
moro critical than ever, and it hasoven been
assorted that at a recent conference of tho
ministers of state hitter words woro ex
changed between tho chancollor and tho
Prussinn premier, owing to tho latter insist
ing upon more sovero measures than Gen.
Von Caprivi was disposed to introduco in tho
Reichstag, which body, howovor, Is certain to
reject any measures of a reactionary .char
acter. Tho conforonce, It Is added, broko up with
tho ministers entirely in disaccord. Sinco
then Emperor William has brought his in
fluence to bear and tho dispute was patched
up. But Chancellor von Caprivi is still, tosomo
extent, at variance with tho Pru ssian premier
nnd inclined- to resign tho chancellorship
rather than submit to tho Reichstag measures
with which ho has no sympathy himself anil
which, moreover, ho is convinced tho Reich
stag would not accept
SOCIALISTS MAKE THEEATS.
Premier Eulenburg, with tho counten
ance of tho Emperor, is credited with the
desiro to framo tho measures upon tho most
comprehensive basis, including a revision of
tho electoral law oxcluding unfit persons
from tho polls and raising tho voting tax, in
addition to placing a restriction upon consti
tutional rights of assembly, and restrain
ing tho liberty of the press.
The Socialists havo fully grasped tho drift
of theso measures and the Socialist organ.
Vorwoorts, threatens tho party will bo como
out-and out anti-governmental at all elec
tions for tho Diet as well as for theRHchstag.
Hitherto, tho Socialists have refrained from
activo int- rferenco in the Diet elections.
A committee headed by Prince Hohenoieh
Carolath has been formed to receivo volun
tary contributions to a fund to furnish Pro
fessor Behriug's anti-diphtheria serum.
The municipal authorities of Berlin havo
appropriated the sum of G.000 marks to bo
devoted to supplying the serum to tho four
principal hospitals of the city until the end
of tho year, when tho manufacture of serum,
it is expected, is to bo tnken out of private
hands. Tho serum is now being prepared on
a largo scale at the professor's labratory in
Veterinary Surgeon Casper, until recently
a professer In tho Veterinary College at Char
lottcnburg, superintends tho complicated and
difficult mode of inoculating with tho fluid
tho scoro of horses needed for tho purposo,
nnd afterward obtaining tho infected and
minimized blood from the animals, which is
subsequently transformed in the laboratory
into tho healing scrum itself. Tho cure is
now boing introduced into tho municipal
hospitals of this city, Hamburg, Dresden,
Breslau, Konigsberg.and other cities.
NOT OF I1L00D AND IRON NOW.
Princo Bismarck will leave Varzin for
Frledrichsruho on November 1, but before
thnt timo ho will receive a joint deputation
from Pomerania nnd Hanover. Princo Bis
marck's health continues to be satisfactory,
though ho no longer walks out in tho open
Tho Prussian government has consented to
a national celebration on December 9 in honor
of tho threo hundredth anniversary of the
birth of Gustavus Adolphus, of Sweden, an d
tho Trotcstant clergy every whore aro exerting
themselves in preparations for this event
Tho Catholic press is attacking the govern
ment for consenting to this celebration.
Mr. Andrew D. White, late United States
ambassador to Russia, has not waited for tho
arrival of his successor. Mr. Clifton R. Breck
inridge, but has gone to Munich. Mr. White
intends to winter in Italy with his family.
Mr. David R. MeKoe. of Washington, D. C;
Mr. Richard Smvtho, of Atlanta. Ga. ; Mrs.
Mary G. P. Field, "and Mr. Mark Liddell, of
Philadelphia, are all hero for the winter.
BOTH PERISHED TOGETHER.
Man and-Wife Burned to Cinders in Their
Knoxviele, Iowa, Oct. 20. Tho farmhouse
of Silas Jones, nino miles southwest of this
city, was burned at 8 o'clock this morning.
Mr. nnd Mrs. Jones wero in tho houso and
lost their lives, their bodio3 being burned to
cinders. Mrs. Jones was in poor health and
is supposod to havo laid down to sleep in an
Neighbors saw Mr. Jones feeding his stock
nbout an hour boforo the firo, and tho pre
sumption is that ho ran to tho house, was
overcome by tho heat and smoke, and per
ished in tho attempt to savo his wifo. All tho
children were away from homo at tho time.
Terrible Explosion of Fire-damp.
Bodatesth, Oct. 20. A terrific explosion of
fire-damp occurred to-day in tho Anina col
Uory. Fifteen dead and twenty wounded
miners havo already been brought to tho
mouth of tho pit, and it is feared that thero
aro still other dead and wounded in the mine.
An Opera bj' Uaydcn.
Vienna, Oct. 20. Tho manuscript of an
unknown one-act opora by Haydon has been
discovered at Trinco Estorhazy's castlo in
Hungary. Tho opera will bo performed this
Miscellaneous Sporting Notes.
BaUimoro defeated Washington at football
3 to 0.
Gonzaga College football eleven will play
tho Laurels Tuesday at Capitol Park.
Tho Penn Juniors' football team defeated
tho-Mount Vernons 8 to 4.
Yale defeated tho Orango Athletic Club
team 2i to 0.
University of Pennsylvania dofeated the
Crescent Athletic Club 18 tp 10.
Princoton nnd Cornell had a hot game, tho
Tigers winning by 12 to 4.
Tho Johns Hopkins footDall toam wero de
feated by the UnlyorSity of Virginia at Rich
mond, 7G to 0. ,
Alix won tho matchjraco atMystio Park,
Mass., with DIrectumi the latter being drawn
before tho race was finished.
Harvard defeated Williams 32 to 0, the
Crimson boys putting up a strong game.
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JAPANESE VICTORY FAVORED.
Debate at the V. M. C. A. Relative to tho
War in the East.
Tho solon3 of the Y. M. C. A. Debating
Society wrestled with the question of tho
effect on civilization of Japanese victory in
tho Oricntarstroggli And surely,' to quoto
tho inspiring lines of on unknown poetic
"Their olorkunco splashed on the world
In over-iiowerin waves
Demosthenes and Cicero ,
Jist flapped over la their graves."
W. N. Weston presided. E. N. Copp acted
as judgo of debate, and W. Preston William
sou mado a snort and witty speech, in which
ho demonstrated to the satisfaction of his
nudionco that, judged from local standards,
oratory was certainly on tho up grade.
Georgo F. Williams opened for the affirma
tive tbe question, "Resolved, that tho suc
cess of Japan in tho present struggle be
tween that country and China would be to
tho best interest of civilization."
Ho claimed that Japan is situated with
relation to Asia as Groat Britain to Europe,
and is destined to exercise as great an inliu
enco on civilization in tho East.
"ir China is dofeated." he said, "she will
rcalizo the fact that there is a potent influ
ence in tho world of .fbich she knows noth
ing, and will bestir herself, admitting tbe in
fluences of civilization within her borders
and otherwise fitting herself to take her place
in tho galaxy of nations Korea, free from
the retarding influences of China, would do
tho same, nnd civilization would make mighty
strides ia the East"
W. N. Watson, for tho negative, said:
"Japan is waging a war of conquest, and a
war with that object in view can never be a
civilizing factor. The closing paragraph of
tho Japanese declaration of war plainly de
clares it to bo a war to augment the glory of
tho empiro, so I would hold Japanese suecess
as most disastrous to tho cause of progress."
Mr. L. C. Williamson, for the affirmative,
said: "It is not a question of the inherent
right or wrong of war nor of tho right Japan
lias to wage this war. I contend that Japan
stands as the bulwark in tho East between
civil zatiou aad barbarism. She is waging
the warfare of civilization to-day. ner vic
tory means progress in the East A Chinese
victory would turn the uncounted millions of
China "looso upon tho world."
Other speakers were Messrs. Xaglo, Bray,
and Juduc Babcr for the affirmative, and
Messrs. Tasker, Freeman, and Mather for the
Mr. Copp, as Judge of debate, awarded the
vlctorv to the affirmative.
LOOKING FOR A KADflAN.
Police Seeking Frank Lcary, Who Escaped
from the Insane Asylum.
A general alarm was sent out yesterday
afternoon to all the police stations request
ing tho officers to look out for and capture a
white maniac named Frank Leary, who made
his escapo from the government Insane
Leary is about thirty-five years of age. and
is said "to tie as crafty "as a fox. Ho made his
escape from the above institution by filing
the lock oft his room door and scaling the
wall which surrounds the asylum grounds.
The police were also Instructed to look out
for a lot of clothing the escaped man took
from the asylum with him. The apparel is
tho property ol several of the inmates, and a
day or so before making his escape it is sup
posed Leary took the articles to a secluded
spot In tho grounds and concealed them.
The police kept a strict watch on all tho
second-hand clothing stores last night in
their efforts to recapture tbe demented man,
whose hallucination was that he was to make
tbe world prosperous by annotating the feet
of tho poor.
FOR THE ANNUAL DEBATES.
Columbia University Men Preparing to
Meet the Orators of Georgetown.
Their was an unusually largo meeting last
night of the Deba.ting Society of tho Colum
bian University Law School. The object of
the meeting was to elect an executive com
mitteo to mako the arrangements for the
coming debates between this society and that
of Georgetown University.
Tho following were chosen: Luther F.
Speer and James R. Stuart, of the post-grad-uato
class: Alan O. Clephane, W. T. Colquitt.
f the senior class; Alien D. Albert, jr., aad
Arthur B. Sibold. of the junior class. Mr.
Frank H. Hitehcock was elected chairman of
At a previous meeting Allen A. Davis wa3
elected president; John B. Sleman. vice presi
dent; C. M! Lane, secretary, and W. S.
Symons, treasurer of tho soeiety.
Tammany's Candidate Willing to Leave
the Congressional Slate Undisturbed.
New York, Oct 20. It has been announced
that Hugh J. Grant, Tammany's candidate
for mayor, has withdrawn his demand for a
reconstruction of tho Congressional slate.
This leaves six candidates in each of seven
out of nine districts.
Patrick Dlwer, police justice, and 'Tam
many leader of the Second district, resigned
as a "member of Tammanv's executive com-
mitteo and as district leader to-day. Diwer's
resignation had been expected for some time
Old Folks' Musli and Milk Social.
U.S. Grant Circle, ladies of the G. A. R.,
will give an old folks' mush and milk dlmo
social at Typographical Temple, opposite tho
Pension Offico on G street. Tuesday even ng
next. Tho affair promises to bo unique and
pleasant. Tho ladies will dress in old stylo,
and good old-fashioned pork and beans will
bo served. Tho songs and dances wilt bo of
tho olden timo, and will tonch echoing chords
in many a heart The proceeds of tho enter
tainment aro to swell the relief fund of this
Amateur Bowline League.
A meeting of tho delegates to tho District
Amateur Bowling League was held last night
at Carroll Institute. Tho delegates present
woro Messrs. Jonos, Walker and Dove" of C.
A. CT; Rico, Morritt and Schulteis, of C. I.;
Lansdalo and Trapp. of Y.M. C. C; Howison
nnd Litchfield, of W. A. C; Hocksmeyor and
Meyers, of Buena Vista.
Tho Buena Vista Club, which has Its alloys
at No. 719 Sixth street northwest, was elected
to membership; Jts delegates aro John
Hockemeyor, William F. Moyers, ana G.
It was docided to begin the championship
games on November 15. As to which club
will havo tho honor of holding the first games
will bo decided by Jot
Thursday night of each week was decided
upon as tho regular match night
Tho schedulo committee to trrange the
series of games will meet on Thursday eve
ning this week at tho C. A. C. and will report
to th. rogulnr meeting of the Ieaguo on tho
following Saturday evening at the Buena
Vista Club. Tho schodule committeo consists
of Messrs. Walker, Tueyers, Ttapp, Merritt,
President Jones and Secretary Rico were
appointed a committee on printing.
The Buena Vistas will hivo a strong team,
and its presence will add considerable Inter
est ia the work of tho league.
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DEATH STRIKES AT RUSSIA
Demise of the Czar May Be Preceded
by That of His Son George.
CZARINA. ALSO SERIOUSLY ILL
Prayers Offered Up Everywhere, Evan by the
Hnch-persecuted Jews Guarded Bulletin
Issued by tho Attending Physicians Ee
veals the Hopelessness of the Case.
London, Oct. 20. That the Czar cannot
recover is reluctantly accepted now by every
one. The bitter conclusion reached was
officially telegraphed, from the Crimea Thurs
day, when, according to a Warsaw telegram,
the court officials notified the authorities in,
St Petersburg that his majesty's condition
was hopeless, and ordered the commence
ment for such preparations a3 are inevitable
'upon a Czar's death. To this order is largely
traceable the anxious, nervous moments now
lived by tho people of St Petersburg.
The scene pictured at Yalta in to-day's tele
grams could hardly be more sad. The tort
ured Czar has been forbidden by hi3 doctors
to loave his bed and he can no longer seek
surcoaso from pain in aimlessly pacing bis
room. Now, in hi3 hour of agony, his de
voted wifo is no longer ablo to soothe and en
courage his every moment. She, herself, it 13
said offleially, is seriously ill from general
debility and extreme nervous depression. To
fill the cup of bitterness, tbe some dispatches
assert that the Czar's second son, GrandDuke
George, who has long been a sufferer with.
lung trouble, is dying, it boing a question
whether father or son shall be first claimed b7
the jew's roRorvrNa spirit.
In tho meanwhile tho world Is bowed la
prayer for the recovery of the Czar. Despite
tho Russian ' Judenhetze." In every synagogue
throughout France, and in England and Ger
many, prayers were said to-day for the same
end. La every Greek church on tho globe to
morrow there wiU bo a repetition of these
To the bedside of his majesty hl3 relatives
are hurrying, hoping to see him once more.
Grand Duke Alexis, Grand Duke Constantino,
Grand Duchess Elizabeth. Princess Alix and
Grand Duke and Grand Duchess Sergius this
evening are all en route to Livadia.
Accepting the approaching death of the
Czar as a fact, it is no wonder that
the eyes of many are turned to-day to
the Czarewitoh. Semi-official dispatches
from St. Petersburg announce that shortly be
fore the Czar s illness entered its final stage,
his majesty had a long and serious Interview
with the Czarewiteh, wherein the father ex
plained to his son the lino of policy which ha
wished pursued in the event of his death. He
expressed his earnest wish that the marriage
of the Czarewiteh and Princess AHx should
take place without delay, that he might give
the couple his bleseing before he died. Soma
grouna for this hope is found in the follow
ing bulletin, issued at 9 o'elock thi3 evening:
HIS PBISSNT CONDITION.
"In tho course of the past twenty-four hours
tbe Emperor has obtained a little sleep. Hi3
majesty left his bed during to-day. The gen
eral condition of the patient, his strength
and the action of his heart are unchanged.
The oedema has not increased."
This bulletin is signed by flvo doctors la
attendance upon his majesty.
The chorus of praise of the Czar's high
qualities increases hourly. Among the nota
ble remarks to-day are those of the Vienna
Fremdenblatt, which calk attention to the
leading traits of his majesty's character, his
strict attention to duty? his rectitude, and bis
loyalty. "The Czar." it adds, "has always
been united to our Emperor by the closet re
lations whieh havo never been disturbed,
even in those serious times created in the
course of political events. Emperor Alex
ander, through his unswerving love for
peace, has rendered a great servke to the
whole of Europe."
RUSSIA'S FUTURE RULER.
Anxious Speculation in Germany as to
His Probable Policy.
Copyrighted, 1SW, by the Associated Press.
Berlin, Oct. 20. The impending death of
the Czar is the subject of the greatest concern
in political and court circles. It overhangs,
like a cloud, the future political attitude of
Russia in affairs which closely concern Ger
many. When the Czar held tbe political
reins Russia's policy could, more or less, bo
foreseen by statesmen nere. and his policy wi3
recognized, in a great measure, as a guaran
tee of peace. But with the advent of tho
Czarewiteh the future is obscured, as there ia
the greatest conflict of opinion respecting tha
views he may hold in regard to the best inter
nal and foreign policy for Russia.
The opinion, however, in well-informed
quarters and among people who have been
in personal contact with the Czarewiteh is
that it would be a great mistake to regard
him as the enemy of Germany, which dis
position has been manifested in some quar
ters. This latter view has been induced to a
great extent by his jocular remarks at the
expense of the Germans. The Czarewiteh
has shown no predilection for any special
nation, and certainly not for France. No
anxiety would exist if it wore certain thas
Russia's foreign relations would continue to
be directed by the present council of n.mif
ters, of which tho majority have been wed
proved to be inspired by the traditional senti
ments of amity towardthe German people.
As a probable Indicationof the Czarawitch's
views upon general politics considerable at
tention "is directed towards the character of
his education. The views of tho governor ot
his studies, Gen. Danilowitch, are keenly dis
cussed as the key to the Czarevitch's opinions.
According to many people Gen. Danilovitch,
is ultra-reactionary and an orthodox Pan
Slavist. The Cologne Gazette, however, in the course
ot a long article, evidently Inspired, gives n
description of Gen. Danilovitch which Is
utterly at variance with this summary of his
character and whieh represents him as being
a man ot noble mind, high culture, and pro
found sense of duty, who ha3 educated hi3
pupil without bias, and adds that, although
during the last years of his governorship tha
natred of Russia against the Germans rose to
tho highest pitch, he studiously abstained
from imparting to tho Czarwitch any such
It is added that tho general, by tho Czar's
desires, did not instruct his pupil in ancient
languages and ancient history, but taught
him modern history, especially tho history ot
Russia during tho last few centuries, although
it is a significant fact that many pages in the
history of his own country wero carefully
concealed from him. He was also thorouchly
Instructed in political and administrative law,
financial science, and general jurisprudence.
His wholo scientific education has been of
I greater depth than his father's.
Arrested on a Serious Charge.
Terre Haute, Ind., Oct 20. Tha polica
to-day arrested Paschal R. Smith, of Deming,
N. M., president of the Demfng Land aad
Watbr Company, oa a telegram from Chicago,
for obtaining 850,000 from Nathaniel C Fos
ter, of Fairchlld, Wis., under false pretenses.
Dr.JL O. Flower, of Boston, was arrested oa
a similar charge last night
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