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THEWA -T (I (Sets (Loixpon? J)cue IJou Sent WASHINGTON, D. C, TUJESDAY MORNING, MAY 14, 1895 EIGHT PAGES. ONE CENT. TOL. 2. !NX. 423. OHE QROEE IS P&SSED "Next!" ; WEIDS1TTIEWES ngk improved Morton Cadets Believe They Have Won the 51,000 Prize. Three Went Acoompanldi By Board of Trade Magnates. DEFENCE UE.SS POWERS g,yftv & rSi a i- TBOS " . r- a ' i l.d' si air. ..ii jrci Grain Cleaning Machinery . B'4: s? .;1BJ" I Jl "-TriaPByBB: prjsgw.jir. The Washington The above cut represents the Washington Grain Elevator, at Delaware and Florida ave nues northeast This is the largest grain plant in the District of Columbia, and through this elevator is handled more grain, hay, and feed than any other plant in the city. SPECIAL ELEVATOR PRICES MAY 14, 1895. Clipped White Oats, 39 cents per bushel; Fancy White Oats, 38 cents per bushel. Mized Oats, 34 cents per bushel; Corn, 59 cents per bushel; Ear Corn. $3 per barrel; Meal, 53 cents per Bushel; Bran, S 1 6.40 per ton; Long hay, S 1 4- per ton; Cut Hay, $ 1 5 per ton. Best Patent Flour, $3.75; Best Family Flour, $3.40; Best Spring Flour, $3.50; Best Blended Flour, $4.00. 'Phone 328- Maj. Moore Preparing a Spec tacle for His Brother Chiefs. SUMMER UNIFORMS ORDERED Visiting Heads of Police Departments "Will Assemble in Convention To-day They "Will Discuss the Social E il, fences, Liqnor Law Violations, and Otlier Matters ot Interest. "Washington was a vory -well policed city last mgbE and the Ebbltt House might properly have been termed a temporary na tional police headquarters, for it -was there at 1c dbl two score or chiefs of police from all sections ot the union -were quartered. The visiting obiefs are sturdy, stern look ing men, who are accustomed to deal with the wily criminal class, to correct civil abases, and guard the rights and property or the citizens of their several bailiwicks. Before they take their departure from the picturesque Capital City next Friday, it is more than probable that they will be given an opportunity to see Washington's finest parade over the broad and concreted length of Penusjlvaaia. The suggestion was made to Major William G. Moore, chief of the Washington police, yesterday, that there -would be no better way of displaying tho excellent personnel of the local force than by ordering a parade for Thursday or Eriday afternoon, and it is said the major is favorably impressed with tbe idea. IN SPUING UNIFORMS. An order was promulgated yesterday lor tbe local police to appear on duty this morning clad in their spring uniforms, in cluding white ve6ts and light gray hel mets. The frock coats, however, will be worn In lieu of tbe sacks until the cool wave passes over. The first meeting of the chiefs of po lice will be held at 10 o'clock this forenoon In thi red parlor of tbe Ebbitt House. At this session the convention will organize, and a programme be mapped out for tho sessions of tbe remaluing three days, in addition to a programme of "utertAinmeut. This evening the chiefs will be enter tained at the theaters by Major Moore, Chief Clerk Richard Sylvester, Lieuten ants Amiss, Temple, Boyle, Vittjuu, Mc CaUiran, Kelly, Swindells, Gebsford and Heffntr, lu addition ttf the committee on entertainment, which comprises betides Chief Clerk Sylvester, citizens George Brcibarth, E. G Sctutfer, Mnthew God dard, Allison Nailor, George Rhehan, J. H Magruder. A W Kelly .md Ralph Gait. Last night Chief Clerk Richard Syl Tester was as busy as a beaver escorting delegations of the visiting chiefs about "Washington. These candle-light tours, of course, took in the model police stations, for which the capital is noted. The Tiret precinct fetation, on Twelfth street, "being centrally located, was visited by the larg est number of vistiors. No.1 was re splendent in a new interior coat of varnish and paint, and Lieut. T. Brooke Amiss in command received the chiefs in his office and extended to each of them a hearty welcome and a good cigar. INSPECTED THE WAG ON. The patrol wagon, -with driver Sam Cook on the box, was drawn up in front of the station for inspection and tbe colls, patrol box system, and other tip-to-date features of the Washington police department were shown and explained to tbe visitors. Major Moore also cbaperoued a party of tbe chiers and entertained them at his residence and showed them some or the sights of the city. Detective Sergeaut Perry, at detective headquarters, was also called upon during tbe night by a number of the police visitors. To morrow after-tbe forenoon session the chiefs will bo driven to the Zoological Park and Soldiers' Home. On Thursday there will be a steamboat trip to Mount Vernon and Marshall Hall, where they will bo treated to a typical Potomac planked shad diner "with dressln's." On Friday the visitors will be driven to Arlington and Fort Myer. At the latter place tbey "will -witness Uncle Sam's blue clad troopers go through Uie evolutions of a Cobsack drill. Some of the important questions to be dealt with by the convention arc tbe social evil and bow to control it; "fences," "Where stolen property Is disposed of by thieves, how they are managed, and the most ef fective method of breaking them up; tho liquor tra'fic and how it can best be con trolled; treatment for drunkards, and many POUCEHEI HIT mm mimMWi' t'lS' Mr t'g!eBs Drain and . S. Daish 8l Son, Wholesale and Retail, FLOUR, FEED, AND COAL, Delaware and Florida avenues northeast. other subjcctB that bear directly on the police systems of the country. MORE CHIEFS COMING. It is expected that a large number of chiefs will reach Washington on the early trains to-day in time to attend the opening session of tbe convention. The late arrivals last night were Chiefs William J. McKelvey, of Brooklyn, N. Y.; Benjamin P. Eldredge, Boston; A. K. Teis berg, St. Paul; H. F. Demmes, Aurora, 111 ; Ed KitUIson, Mobile, 111.; J J. At kins, Kuoxville, Tenn.; F. W. Hill, Chat tanooga, Tenn.; Frank McMahan, Little Rock, Arkjharles F. Richardson, New ton, Mass ; Alonzo Bowman, Brookllne, Mass ; J. T. Janssen, Milwaukee; Levi Anderson, Macon, Ga.; Henry Hopper, Newark.N. J. Tlwse who arrived Sunday evening and yesterday forenoon are: W. S. Seavey, of Omaha, the president of the association, and his wife; C. C. Starkweather, of Detroit; T. O. McDon ald, of Birmingham, Ala.; R. H. Keunedy, of Greenville, S. C, and Mrs. Kennedy; George Heuslaw and Phil Deltsch, of Cin cinnati; Harve O. Carr, of Grand Rapids, Mioh.; T. M. Butner, of Macon, Ga., and Mrs. Butner; P. Burke, of Mobile; Trank McDermott, of Savannah; Benjamin Raetz, of Toledo; Henry Hoehn, of Cleveland; C. Y. Law, of Burlington, Iowa; J. II. Mad dox, of Fort Worth, Texab; Thomas Can non, of New Albany, Ind.; J. C. Arnold, of JJallas, Texas, and Mrs. Arnold; and A. B. Connoly, of Atlanta, Ga. Owing to an important press ot official duties Supt. Byrnes, of New York city, will not reach here until early Thursday morning. He will be a central figure at the shad bake at Marshall Hall. The visitors are registered as fast as they arrive by Detective Boardman, and wear a debignating souvenir badge designed by Chief Clerk Sjlvester, and consisting of a double tn-color ribbon inscribed with the words "Police Union," and fastened with a Washington ppllce button. WILL NEGOTIATE A TREATY Representatives of the United States, England and Canada to Meet Here. Object of the Commission Is to Reach. an Understanding About Claims for Bering Sea Seizures. An arrangement has been effected be tween the United States and Great Britain by which October next Is set as the time for the assembling at Washington of a commission to negotiate a treaty as to claims of sealing on account of Bering Sea seizures. Delegates will come from Canada to meet the authorities here. The report coming from Victoria that the British government has vacated the sealing regulations, because of the non payment by the United States, of the $425, 000 claimed for seizures, is said to be due to misapprehension. In view of the fact that the commission will meet in October to consider these seizures there would be, it is stated, no piesent ground of complaint for non-payment. Moreover, it is learned that the report from Victoria, B. C, is based on amisuuder standing of the word ".sealing," whlch.does not apply to the seal animals, but to the locks or seals by which implements used In sealing are locked up during the closed season. It is said, however, that this wll not permit British ships to poach during the closed season. The law against this is on the Britibh statute books, in the same words as adopted by the Paris court of arbitration. The abolition of the rule will not, it 18 said, permit the violationof the lawagainst the use of arms, etc., in the closed season. British naval vessels will patrol the sea as usual, and the list of these patrol ships is daily expected. Southern "Railway's Exhibit. Atlanta, Ga., May 13. A contract has been let for the building of Uie Southern Railway Company at the Cotton States and International Exposition. Tho build ing will be one of the most elaborate on the grounds. The gallerj will be given up to a series of drawings illustrating the evolutions of railway architecture with in the last twentj years. "William Tapped the Demijohn. William Jones, a colored lad jesterday purchased for his employer, a Brightwood avenue grocer, three gallons of "whisky. On his way back from thesaloonJie tupped tho demijohn several times and then lay down In a vacant lot on U street to sleep off tho effects Later he awoke to find Uie liquor and his pocketbook gone. He re ported bis loss to No. 8 station. Grades of Flour. Eckington Mills. WAR PARTY IS RESTLESS Japanese People Displeased With Their Gocrnmcnt's Backdown. SuKponsion o Japanese Papers Con tinues Tho Mlkndo Cautions Subjects to Bo Quiet. London, May 13. Tbe Times tomor row will publish a dispatch from Kobe saying that the fact ot the Japanese gov ernment yielding to the representations of Russia, France and Germany in regard to the Llao Tung peninsula, and agreeing to restore that territory to China has greatly excited and disappointed the Japanese na tion. It is announced that the suspension of newspapers continues, and that the Chi nese minister and legations are strictly guarded. Yokohama t May 13. Tho decree ot the Mikado, dated May 10, calls upon his Japanese subjects to discuss national af fairs calmly. Tbe text of the treaty of peace has also been published, together with the supplementary convention deal ing with the temporary occupation of Wei Hal Wei St. Petersburg, May 13. The Chinese legation here has been informed that the convention for flxiug the indemnity to Japan for her relinquishment of the Llao Tung peninsula will be shortly signed at Toklo. WON'T PUT UP A PURSE. Corbott's Sneerlnjr Remark Queered Him with, the Englishmen. Loudon, May 13. A crowded meeting of the National Sporting Club was held to night at which the secretary read the cable dispatch addressed by Manager Brady to the club expressing Champion Corbett's willingness to entertain a proposition to meet Peter Jackson before the club. Jackson was present, dressed In the latest style. He made a speech, beg ging the club to put up a purse and let him have a chance to meet Corbett. His prop osition, however, met with no response. Owing, it is said, to Corbett's sneering allusion to the National Sporting Club, it has been decided to decline to put up a purse. Peter Jackson said to-nigbt: "I don't think Brady Is really in earnest about this proposal. He must surely have known how unpopular Corbett is with the National SporUng Club. I have done all In my power, and I am now ready to leave England. I shall sail for America soon after Derby Day, and go direct to San Francisco. I have no matches arranged, and I cannot tell what I shall do till I get there." DISTINGUISHED PATIENTS. Gresham Gaining, Hitt Stronger, Gen, Casey Sufferinjr.MiRsDodgellesting. The improvement in Secretary Qresham'B condition continues. It 1b expected that a "week or more will elapse before the Sec retary is able to leave his bed. Representative Hitt had a fair day and Is able to partake of more food. He seems to be slowly regaining bis strength. Brig. Gen. Thomas L. Casey bad an un favorable day, suffenng a great deal. He keeps his bed most of the time. Miss Mary Dodge (Gail Hamilton) was reported to be resting quietly last night. The partial paralysis from which she is suffering, affects only her leftside, and the recovery is alow. There has been no im pairment of the mental faculties and the mind is perfectly clear. No alarm is felt by the family concerning her condition. 3STo Implement of His Trade. Richard O. Burnett, a paperhanger, re siding on Cleveland avenue northwest, was last night locked up in No. 8 police station by Officer Preaton on the charge of carrying a pistol. Several days ago, it Is claimed, Burnett drew the weapon on a young man named Charles Burns, living on Eleventh street Sidney Cnry's Injuries. Baltimore, May 13. Sidney Cary, a prominent citizen, fell fifteen feet from a scaffold at his residence, No. 6 West Read street, this afternoon andwas fatally Injured. ?, Only seven days -remain in which to get a "Times" gift book with- a monthly subscription. Better M.b scribo now. t MEMPHIS DRILLS HAVE BEGUN Our Lads Put Up a Goo& Inspection Cadence "Was aLtttlo too Fast Few Breaks Noticeable Their Sponsor and Her Maids Spurred. Them on to Victory Fencibles Team Complete. (Special to The Times.) Camp Sthofield, Memphis, Tenn., May 13. Bright and early the companies were astir this morning to prepare for the street parade at 0 o'clock. They were taken into town on tho electric cars, where great crowds thronged the streets t see the soldiers. The Fencibles, who wore their dress uniforms, got a lion's share of the applause for their Boldiorly appearance and splendid marching. Tho Mortons also won many friends and were especially complimented on their movements and military bearing. Last night was a repetition of the preceding one as regards the cold weather and blankets were in great demand. To-day the drills commenced. Tho Neely Zouaves headed the list, followed by Uie Morton Cadets, who drilled for the $1,000 prize in class C of the maiden drill. GOOD INSPECTION. The Mortons wero first iuspected In full dress guard uniforms, duck trousers and fatigue caps. The boyB put np a good inspection. Tho first sergeant made an error in giving rest after open chambers, at port amis, and two men could not get their bayonets out of the scabbard. These errors and a few minor individual ones wero the ouiy noticeable breaks de spite tho fact that a stiff breeze was blow ing the dust about them In clouds. It took only forty-two minutes to convince tho judges tiiat tho Mortons also knew how to drill, which immediately followed inspec tion. 'ine cadence was a little too fast, but there was a snap in their movements which showed how well the boys had been drilled. The manual was excellent. The foot move ments were good, especially that of the platoons, although tho chiers were a little too slow. However, the drill was a cracker jack, and there Is no doubt buLthat the company Is a suro winner in that class. The extra three minutes were occupied m doing extra movements, for which tho company get credit. EXPECT TO WIN. Tho company will drill in Class B of the muiden drill on Wednesday and entertain no doubt as to their being as successful in their efforts as to-day. The sponsor and maids ot honor witnessed the drill and cheered tboboysonbj thelrpresence. Mr. Henry Kondrup arrigOJn town this morning, and the drill rteam of the Fenci bles is now complete. The usual dress narade followed the drills this afternoon, after which both Fencibles and Mortonshad a practice drill. Botli companies received lots of applause rrom Uie spectators for the proficiency ot Uieir moemcnts. The color sergeant, "Let me hit him" Tommie Hall, has lots of trouble. Some of the boys put a burn ing log in his tent while he was in the midst of Ills slumbers and smoked him out. The Fencibles' sponsor and maids of honor visited the camp after dress parade. The ladies will gie a reeepUon at the Jockey Club house, in the camp grounds, to Uie boys on Thursday night. The weather is getUng much warmer and Uie boys will soon be able to sleep -with com fort. WANAMAKER'SADVEimSEMENT. It Got Brooks a Place "Which the Law Doesn't Allow. PhiIadelphla,Mayl3. IntheUnitedStateB District Court to day , District Attorney Ing ham, brought suit on behalf of the United States, to recover $1,000 penalty from the firm of John Wannnmaker, for alleged vio lationof thccoutractlaborlaw. The proceeding is upou the complaint of Edward J. Brooks, who said be saw an advertisement in the Dally Telegraph, in London, and engaged with an agent of the firm for a position as clerk for tho latter in this city. Brooks says that after working hero a year and havlug his passage money de ducted from hiB wages, he was discharged. The proceeding is under tho act prohibiting the importing of an alien under contract to perform services In America. TWO QUARTS OF "WHISKY". Schwartz Died. In an Attompt to Keep Up His Iteputntion. Shamokin, Pa,, May 13. Joseph Schwartz, aged tweuty-eix years, died at CouUnental Cut to-day, as the result of having Bwallowed two quarts of bad whisky. Ho had enjoyed the reputation of being able to drink this quantity without a pause. After having drunk his second quart he amused a crowd by singing a song and dancing a Jig, at the conclusion of which ho dropped to the floor dead. TROOPS ON THE WAY. PntnrHTinrir Grevs Ordered to tho Striko. at Pocahontas. Petersburg, Va., May 13. Tho Peters burg Greys, under command or Capt. Heath, left hero at 12.20 to-night for the scene of Btnke troubles at Pocahontas. Saloon Keeper Ryan Was Fined. Detective Flinders of the Bottling Asso ciaUon, had a case In the police court yes terday. Richard Ryan, a saloon keeper at Second and M streets south west, was the defendant, and Flinders found in his pos session bottles belonging to Saloonkeeper Wells. Ryan plead guilty and was fined $5. May "Week at Savannah Savannah, Ga., May 13. Savannah's an nunl festival known as May Week begins to-morrow. The outlook is for largo crowds from Georgia, Florida, South Caro lina, and Alabama. The cruisers Ra leigh and AUanta are here as a part of the attraction. Play Ended with. Pain. Cornelius Marten, fourteen years of age, fell from a barrel on which he was playing last night and received two deep eits on the head, necessitating his re moval to the Emergency Hospital. The injured boy lived at No. 224 Beaton street. Local Merchantmen. Norfolk, Va., May 13 Arrived-Sedonia Curley, Curley. Vashington; Louisa P. Pharo, Long, Washington. Cleared C. T. ktiaun, Marshall, Wash ington. How to got $10 ltatPball Coupon. -Fill cut a Times MEADE ASSERTED HIMSELF Mr.Haselton Savs the Admiral Sought to Impress the Venezuelans Endeavored to Create the Idea that tho United States "Would Actively Assist the Southern Republics. A phase of the important pending ques tion between England and Venezuela, in which Uie United Stales has intervened to ask arbltraUon, and which may fur nish an explanation of Admiral Meade's reported strictures upon Uie administra tion, is Involved in the demand of the State Department for the resignation of United Btates Miuister Haselton, of Venezuela, on serious charges made by Admiral Meade. Minister Haselton regards Uie charges as Inspired by pique, and as an evidence of this he cites political representations of a directand indirect character by which, he say 8, Admiral Meade sought to im press Uie Venezuelan government and pub lic Uiat the visit of the United Suites squadron was someUiing more than a courtesy, and Involved political assurances that the United States was about to lend Uie strength ot Its navy to maintain Vene zuela agalnsttHreat Britain. The minister says this impression characterized all the Admiral's actions while the United States fleet was Venezuela waters. It was so marked as to attract the atteution of Venezuelans. The goernment offi cials, who were well informed .on the pacific character of the visit, were sur prised that the Impression should lie gi en Uiat there was political significance in Uie visit. Mr. Haselton says this course aroused a decided feeling of disapproval among government authorities. They did not, he says, care to be patronized, when, as they understood the facts, the visit of the fleet was an incident to its being in south ern waters, and was not intended as an evidence of Uie position of the United States on the internaUonal question In volved. The minister yesterday referred to Ad miral Meade's address as something more than an expression of Uie usual official courtesies, and declared that it conveyed this general impression that the United States sailors were there as an evidence of the poliUcal policy of the United States. It is stated authontatively that the in tervention of Mr. Smnllcy will not avail an j thing in Mr. Haselton's case, and at the Department ot State it was said that Admiral Meade's charges were substan tiated by the testimony of all the officers with the admiral. The ravy jLKf.artment officials had no Informuiiou to give last night concerning the case of Admiral Meade. Secretary Herbert declined to say anything, but in timated that he might possibly have some thing to make public concerning the matter to-day. BANQUETED BY EMENDS. Dr. L. M. Taylor's Safe Return from Europe Celebrated. The Masouio friends of Dr. L. M. Tay lor, of Massachusetts avenue northwest, gave a banquet last evening In honor of his safe return from bis recent trip around the world. The banquet was served In the hall of tho Philadelphia Oyster House. The floral decorations were beautiful in ar rangement. An interesting feature of the evening was the presentation of a box or cigars to the gentlemen present, which had teen gien to Dr. Baldwin, one or the guefcts, several j ears ago by the lato Gen. Albert Pike, grand commander of the A. and A. Scottish Rite. After several speeches had been made and the singing of "Auld Lang Syne," the company reported having spent one of the most enjoyablo evenings ot their liveB. WAR ON JACKSON CITY. Everybody Invited to tho Board of Trado Meeting To-night. The meet ng of the Board of Tiade this evening at the Builders' Exchange at 8 o'clock sharp bids fair to be a large one. The evils at Jackson City will-Jayrcive attention from the members of thP board and the otlier citizens who will bo present All will be welcome to the hall who are -interested in the question to be discussed the solution of which is a problem which has long taxed the pat.ence or this com munity. Speakers who have given the subject careful attention will present their views after which general discussion will be in order. Suro Sign of Good Times. Wilmington, Del., May 13. Two hun dred men m the Delaware iron works were taken by surprise this morning when they found 10 per cent, increase in wages in their envelopes. They were informed that the improvement in the iron trade made the increase In wanes possible. Good "Work by Surf Boys. Alpena, Mich , May 13. The schooner J. D. Kitchen from Alabaster to Chicago went hard aground on the east shoal of Middle Island, In to-day's storm The crew was rescued by the life savers. Philadelphia Press. TERRORISM AT BULL RILL Miners' Leader Killed and His Fol lowers Seek Revenge. Marshal Kelley' Good Aim Urtnson nn Excitement that Culled for Mar tial Law Saloons Closed. Cripple Creek, Col., May 13. Jack Smith, the famous leader of the Bull Hill miners, was shot and killed by Marshal Jack Kelly, or Altman, this afternoon. The marshal also shot George Popst, a-miner who was with SmUh. The shooting created a reign of terror in the great gold camp. The miners threaten to avenge the death of their late war captain, and all saloons have been closed In Victor and Altman. Martial law baa practically been de clared. Acts ot vlolenee are expected at any moment. Last night Jack Smith shot out eleven of the lights in Dan Foley's saloon in Victor. This morning he was arrested and placed under bonds. As soon as he was released he went to Altman and proccedod to terrorize the inhabitants. Marshal Kelly ordered him out of town. Smith began firing and Popst stood by h m. Ktily Tetumed the lire ocd thot down both men, escaping injury himself. During the Cripple Creek strike of last spring 8nuth was theleader of the warlike elemout among the miners. He was arrested at Grand Junction two moiitbb ago and was under bond. Smith's friends swear that they will avenge his death. The wildest excite ment prevails. Every weapon to be rouud is being conliscatcd by the civil authorities. BOYS MISSING. DnnserousFlrelnPennylvaiilo-'sState Normal School. Slippery Rock, Pa., May 13. The boys dormitory ot the State Normal School here was totally destroyed by fire this morning at 5 o'clock. It was a tbree-story frame, and 250 boys were sleeping there when the fire was dis covered. Thoae on the first floor escaped without any trouble. Fire on the stairways cut off all means of escape from the top floor. The fire escapes were not adequate to admit of Uie escape of all, and many jumped into Llanketb. Others climbed down ropes. So far twenty-six of the toys are missing, but it is supposed they will all be accounted for by to-morow, as a number are reported to have left for their homes Immediately after the fire. The loss was about S25.000, partly covered by insurauce. GUTTENBURG'S "BIG FOUR." They "Will Go to tho Penitentiary Un less Pardon Intervene. Trenton, N. J., May 13. Nicholas Cm sine, Dennis McLaughlin, Gottfried Wal baum and John E. Carr, who consUtuted the Guttenbarg "Big Four," will go to the Hudson County PenltenUary unless the court of parlous interferes. The court of errors and appeals to-day affirmed the decision ot the Supreme Court, which sustained Uie verdict and sen tence against the quartette for keeping a disorderly house, in running the winter race track at Gutteuburg. The sentence was a year In the penitentiary at hard labor and a fine of $1,000 each. The court of pardons will, it is said, convene shortly to consider their cases, and opinion is evenly divided regarding the men's chance of success before this tri bunal. COME, NOW, DELL A I You Are Attractive Enough "Without Any Diamond Advertising. Peoria, III., May Z3 Miss Delia Fox and Company left to day for Springfield. A fdw minutes after the departure of the train, T J. TIckner, the clerk of Uie NaUonal Hotel, found under the pillow In Uie room thnt had been occupied by Miss Fox, a satchel containing a pair of slippers and diamonds valued at SG5.000. Miss Fox was wired and she sent back her maid from navana and the diamonds were delivered to her. Election ot Officers. The stockholders of the United States Horse and Cattle Food Company held their annual meeting at Alexandria yesterday and elected the following officers: A. S. Johnson, president; P B. Otterback, vice president; Trancis Miller, treasurer; P. H. Mattingly, secretary, and A. Laupp, E. J. Brown, and William Garnerjiboard of directors. Lord Rosobery Seeks Health. London, May 13. Lord Rosebery, the premier, and Earl Spencer, first Lord of Uie Admiralty, embarked on the Encliant ress at Portsmouth, to-night. She will cruise until Saturday. The trip is sup posed to be taken for the benefit of. Lord Bosebery's health. THE WEATHER TO-DAY. Showers; cooler; fcoutherly winds, be coming northwesterly. Let us know what you think of tho Pennant Race on a Times BunobaU coupon. THEY VISITED ST. ASAPH'S Treated Mast Courteously and Every thing Was Made Pleasant for Them. Nothing: Wronjr on the Surface Except that all Sorts of Gambling "Went on Track Etymology. Three rcerends at tbe races is quite a novel Epectacie, but that was the ecnea tion at St. Aiaph'8 yesterday. They were accompanied as a body guard by three of the princes of the Board of Trade, all of these gentlemen having gouo there to tee the sights, to interview the bookie), to mingle with the talent, to follow the flyers, to sit on the grand stand, and t o study the complex terminology of the turf. The Rev. Dr. Hugh Johnson, who was eC the party, said to The Times last nfghC that their presence was detected early in Uie game by a tout who whispered to Plnfcar ton detective BuUen "See Uiat fine looking gent over t&ers in the white cravat?" "Yes." "Well, that's the man thatpreacbes In the church by the Arlington Hotel." He was pointing at the tinie.to the Rav Alexander Mackay-Smitb, the eloqaent pas tor of St. John's Episcopal Caarcb. Dr Jonnt.ii Kflid iLat in Piukenoninao merely lifted his brows and said "Abl" The fact Is, that Mr Butler was nttecfng tbe committee through the grounds, and in. some sense initiating them into the eso terics of the track. WHY THEY WENT. The committee consisted of Revs. Alexan der Maekay-S mi th , Hugh Johnson, of Metre poht&n Ctiurth and W E. PaisoBR. of Uo Chareh of the Reformation, B. H. Warjtar, president, aud John H. Magrudr, Frank Hume and A P. Fanion, of the Board at Trade. They went down at Uie invitation of Mr. John B. Wight, secretary of the board of trade, who desired the&e geatienea to see for themselves what was soteg on in view of what has been said in Ti Times and other papers. The suggestion was to visit both Jackson City awl St. Asaph's, and the committee decided to visit the latter first. What tbe result of the visit was may fee deter mined rrom tbe expressions of die re turned visitors. Su.a ilr W&iner "Oh.it was aot accm mittee m tbe technical sense of the terra, but several gentlemen thousht tfcay wenld just go over atd tee what was goiag on. We ru-jt with a very cordial iceiqptiou, and I bel eve that acme one mtht have notified ibem tl at we were eorniag, lor the treasurer met ns. MET AN OLD FRIEND. "He proved to Le an old friend of mine, and be at once tcrdered us tb Imsh tali ties of the omb. We found things la I'rt class scape, and everything answer? be purrwe we'l for --wh cbrit was- .mejed-d. "Tbe track and the bttiidiags aw in fine. coudiUon. We also mt a most gentle manly detective, a Fiakertoo, wao es corted us around and explained tbe- va rious forms of betting and bookxsmkfag-. "I was faorprised to see so many of my old friends among the spectators. That suggested to me the idea that if some of the bank presidents would visit tbe place tbey would find out the reason w&y soma ot their customers don't pay up more promptly. "I Dt-u?ve a great deal of mosey is In vested down there," continued Mr. Waraer in lie most observant and ptalosiMcaI mood, "and I was astonished at tbe magni tude or the enterprise." "Qf course, we had an object in going. It was just to see what kind of people fra quented the track, how it was patronised, and to arrive at some conclusion as to tfee effects. This trip has nothing to do -with the board or trade." DEMORALIZING EFFECT. "As to the efreots, there is no dooat about thedsmoralizingiaflueaceot anysach track, and especially one that is conducted darisg several months of the year. The best seeple of the community doti't go to such places, and those who do must get more and more demoralized. "Why did the clergy go? Well, the papers have taken such an interest in this matter that they were invito to go over by Mr. Wight, secretary of the board, so that tbey could be more fully acquamted with ho subject. "It Is generally supposed that the fact that this track has been declared 'ouUaw' will reduce the attendance, certainly among the best class of people, and leavo it to tbe class that patronize Jackson City. "Mr. Ashby, treasurer of the club, and all the of rfcers we met appeared to ba very pleasant gcnUemen, and the Pinker ton detective seemed to be discharging his dutv. I saw no disorder of any kind." "Did the ministers watch the races?" "Oh, yes," said Mr. Warner, "the min isters and alt sat tn Uie grand stand and saw the races. We are going to Jackson City to-morrow and would be glad to have The Times along." IMPRESSIONS OF THE MINISTERS. , Rev Mackay-Smlth was called on for his Impressions, but he declined quite courte ously to talk at length. "I don't think It would" be proper," he said, "to discuss Uie matter just now. I have no objection to your saying that I went with the other gentlemen." Rev. Dr. Johnson was In a more commu nicative mood. He said: "What impressed me most in the ob servaUous I made was that the gambling Idea was uppermost in everybody's mind. There were only two things or special in terest to those who participated; first, the making ot their bets, and then watching the result as the horses came In. "I am on principle opposed to all phases of gambling, and as to this particular track I can say that I should certainly not like auy of my children to go there. Yet, to all outward appearances, I could see nothing wrong. "The fact is, I wa3 terribly perplexed at thev phraseology they use down there. I saw that there was a great deal going on outsido beside the races, I don't know tbe names of the games, so I wouldn't lika to say anything about it." """"drT JOHNSON WAS PUZZLED. In Eome further conversation with Dr. Johnson, it appeared that it was "bookies," talent," "under the string," "shell game," "film flams," and other such etymology that had confused him. He said that he thought the weighting of horses increasedtheelementofuncerralnty and that it was unfair for one man to win 5 to 1, and another, for iastance, only 2 to 1, on the same horso in the samo race. Dr. Johnston said that the cleric ex plained the local and foreign books to them and that ho thought the foreign book tho worst and most palpable form of gambling. Tho visit ot tbe committee to Jackson City to-day will undoubtedly be another very interesting chapter of the mvcsUgatiin. Itis notuullkely that the further results aC tho visits will be heard to-night at tie meeting of the Board of Trade.