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AFTER THE IRON HALL It I Said to Ho Insolvent Application Mode for tho Appnlntmont of n Re ceiver. iNDiANAroLiB, Ind., July 30. Friday nftcrnoor Hawkins it Smith, attorncya for Albert Iiakcr, Homer Sampsol nnd Daniel Kroflcr, fllod a lengthy com plaint In tho superior court for tho ap pointment of a rccolver for tho Ordor of tho Iron Hall, a mutual ben efit association, with llfo Insur ance, sick and disability benefit nnd maturity fund fentures. The alio .Rations upon which the application for a receiver Is based are that tho institu tion is insolvent and that under the management of tho present ofilcialb thu assets will bo wasted and tho policy holders defrauded. Tho complaint charges recklessness and extravagant payjicnt of salariei nnd the expenditure of largo bums of money for traveling expenses nnd pre tended claims, amounting in one year to over Sri0,000, which sum, hays tho complaint, was appropriated and used in tho pretended payment of ex penses. It is also alleged that at differ ent times all the general fund has been exhausted and largo sums of money have been taken from the reserve fund and placed in tho general fund instead of allowing it to remain sacred to pay the benefits and claims of thcmembcis. That part of the complaint devoted to the liabilities of tho ordor shows Its maturing obligations to be tremendous. It nllcges that tho corporation is in debted for maturing benefits for the re mainder of the year 1892 over S1,0Q0, 000, and for sick and disability bene fits over 325,000. For 1803 it is indebted for maturing benefits 84,000, 000, and for sick nnd disability benefits ovor 8050,000. For 1801 it is in debted for maturing benefits 80,000,000, for sick and disability benefits 8030,000. For ISO."! it is indebted for maturing benefits over 89,000,000, and for sick and disability benefits over &J."iO,000. It is alleged that tho reserve fund in the hands of this branches amounts to only about Sl,200,000, only one-seventh of which is available each year lor tho payment of liabilities. ITlie Order of tUo Iron Hall wns Instituted In Iudlnnapolls sirtcral rears ago ami its general oftlccs tiro located there It was the product of the fruitful brain of Kmll Kenedy, whose scheme secr.il jears ago to build u doublo track narrow-gauge railroad fiorn Now York to San Tranclsco got him some celebrity and attracted sorao attention. The Iron Hall had a phenom enal growth from thu tltno of Its Institution. Its mcmberihlp nt tho beginning of 1891 was reported to bo 53,000 and In lfOi, 03,201 Its membership at present is about 70.0W, distrib uted among oicr 1,000 lodges In many slates, Tho odlclal statement of its nssnts January l, I IHK, gae them as $-VJ0o.00. Tho Income of tho order Is derlcd from assessments lettou Kach assessment U M.M upon tho members, for each member, und in tho history of tho order the number of assessments hasncraed from eighteen to twenty ajrar. Its incomo at pres ent is o cr l,000,UX a year. Since its organiza tion tho order has paid out ?7,000,000 in sick, disability unddcuth bcncllts. The exact assets ro unknown until tho various branches nro lienrd from, but are estimated by thu ofllccrs to be from f l.WO.OOO to $2,000,000 Tho Iron Hall pays a weekly sick benefit of F-S. In case of death the holder of n lioliey upon w hlch there Is no deficit recehes 1,000. At tho end of secn years tho holder of a policy receives 11,000 cash. If a policy lapses tho holder gets nothing. GREAT SUFFERING. Nearly 100 l'ersous ;i)ird from jlrnt In Now York City on Frlduy, and About 300 Woro Prohlrutod. New Youk, July 30 Friday was the worst and most malignant day of all the eight of aflliciion before the almost unprecedented hot visitation came to an end. Hie heat-weary and worn out inhabitants of the metropolitan region sroso in the morning most of them from sleepless pillows nnd looked eagerly for some sign of tho promised relief. Instead of coolness In the nlr it was hotter than ever. The wind was from the south nnd blew only 3 miles an hour during the morning. Tho heat in tho streets steadily increased. Horses fell down in the traces and died. All the up and down street cars were stopped at times until the horses that blocked tho tracks could be relieved. The teams wero re lieved every mile along the lines, but oven with that they toppled over every few blocks. Five principal street car companies have lost more than 200 horses in these eight days. During the day there were reported ninety-four deaths directly attributable to the heat, and over 300 prostrations. One hundred and seventy persons have died of the heat in New York and its suburbs during these memorable eight days, i Half a dozen physicians have boon kept in the sugar refineries in Williams burg and Green Point by the American Siigur Rcfiuerie? Company and they have treated over 700 men since tho hot wave came. Eight of these men died. The coses were not reported to the police. In Brooklyn tlie deaths from sun stroke Friday were twonty-soven. HATVnjionn, Md., July 80. Mrs. Brown, wife of Gov. Brown, was pros trated by tho heat Friday and now lies at tho Hotel Ronnert in a critical con dition. Mrs. Brown hud just come back from Ocenn City, where, with her husband, she attended the ball of tho season lust Saturday.. Mrs. Brown Is a beautiful woman and one of the load ers in Maryland sociuty. She was about to visit her dressmaker when ovorcomo in tho street. TheVe are four doctors iu attendance, to-night Philadelphia. July 3p. Twenty nine deaths were added to tho results of tho hot weather Friday, but relief is now at hand. A thunderstorm burst upon the city nt night and the tempera ture has fallen several ile groos. Sentenced for Life. Ciiicaoo, July 30. John Redmond was on Friday found guilty of tho mur der of Br. Wilder anil sentenced to im prlsonmentfor life. Thedefenso putin a plea of Insanity, Redmond is tho father of little Annio ltedmond, whoso abduc tion by Annie (lurloy several years ngo caused a great bcnsutlon. Mrs. Uurley was sent to Jnliet for her crime. Red mond went insane through drink nnd the stealing of his daughter, and was con fined for a time nt tho Eastern Illinois usyliliniitKunkakee. ilu witsdischarged as cured. Ho says he killed Dr. Wildor because, lie was inttmato with his (Red mond's) wife, but this was proven tc be untrue. . ' LOST BY THE LOCKOUT. In Addition to Mm Lou of Several Lives, the Homestead Htrlkn Has Oot Abenl HI, 000,000 llorginnnn Hound Ovor. PiTTsut'iioii, Pa., July 30. Tho great lockout at Homestead Is just one month old and has already cost over 81,000,000, besides tho sacrifice, of a half -coro of human lives and seri ous injuries to many times that number. Of tho loss In cash tho military has cost In round fig ures 8320,000, tho workmen hnvo lost in wages 8180,000 and tho Carnegio com pany has lost nnd spent ns much moro in gottlng now workmen. The work men at Jleaver Falls, Duqtiesno and the Union mills in Pittsburgh huvo lost about 8100,000 in wages by their sympathy strike and tho firm Is out 8100,000 by tho Idleness of these plants. Added to this will bo tho county expenses for deputy sheriffs and murder trials, tho expenso to tho city for hunting anarchists nnd to tho nation for the congressional Investiga tions. Another Item of no mean sig nificance Is the loss to workmen and manufacturers in plants indirectly af fected which hnvo been forced to close down for want of material. The loeked-out workmen havo not as yet been deprived of any of tho neces saries of life, and If the light should last severul weeks yet there is no dan ger of the workmen's families coining to actual want. Subscriptions have been coming iu liberally, and the relief work has been carried on judiciously nnd well. Every day people come to Amalgamated headquarters and receive orders for groceries and provis ions. The funds already collected will hold out for some time, and none of tho men aie in fear of suffering from want of plenty to eat.' This people who are receiving aid arc principally those who received 81.40 a day, the cheap laborers who left their positions out of sympa thy for the members of the Amalga mated association. The second month opens rather dis courngmgly so far ns the locked-out men are concerned, though they do not in the .slightest admit it, and express as great confidence in ultimate victory as ever. On tho 20th of June, 2,000 inen having been locked out, 1,800 others struck out of sympathy and only a few watchmen were left around the plant To-day there about 725 men in the mill and the firm claims it lias a quantity of beams icady for shipment. The Homestead strikers claim that they are still confident of victory, but the fact lemains that the company now has about 725 men in the mills. So far the strikers' relief cpnimitteo has been , , . . , J., , , nWo ,to take care of the unemployed, iuuiiuiii. in nm iuivu are ui ginning to be cmburrassed by tho strike. Long credits arc pressing them to tho wall, and a grocery store has been closed by a constable. Alexander Bergmnun, the anarchist who attempted to assassinate II. C Frick, was given a hearing in the pri 1 vate office of the jail Friday afternoon , nnd held for trial at the September sessions in S24.000 bail. The only witnesses were Vice Chairman Lcish inuu, who was with Mr. Frick at the time, and David Forney, the ele vator boy. Bergmann said it was not true that he tried to shoot Mr. Leish man. "I did not want to touch anyone but Frick; I meant to Icill him." Dur ing the hearing Bergmann was remark ably cool and smoked constantly at a cigarette. It is stated that in New York the "reds" urc raising a fund to defend Bergmann. LABORERS WANTED BADLY. Forty Thousand l'nrm Hnnds Needed to Cam lor the Crops r tho Northwest. Sr. Paul, Minn., July 30. There Is a panic among Dakota farmers lest they be unable to harvest their great wheat crop now being cut in the southern part of South Dakota. Central South Da kota begins its wheat harvest in a week or ten days, and near Huron farmers are especially anxious. It is estimated that f i om 200 to 100 laborers are pecded in each county in South Dakota east of the Missouri river. This means 10,000 laborers. Southern Minnesota needs help in tho harvest field also, and North Dakota w ill begin harvesting iu two or three weeks. Altogether conservative estimates are that 40,000 laborers are needed within the next month iu order to harvest the immense grain crop of the northwest. The acreage is a little less than last year but the yield prom ises to bo equally great, if only the crop can bo secured. The farmers also prom ise good wages and abundant work, thrashing following close on cutting and giving many weeks' employment ut an averago of tuo dollars a day. EX-GOV. HARDIN DEAD. Missouri's former Kxccutlro Expire at Ills Home nt Mexico. Mkxico, Mo., July SO. Ex-Gov. C. II. Hardin died ut his home in this city at 0 a. in Friday. Bo had been ill for some tune and his death was not unexpected. Gov. Hardin was born in Kentucky in 1820. Ho was elected governor in 1874. He had previously been several times a member of each branch of tho legislature, und iu 18SS was one of a commission appointed to revise and cod ify the laws of tho state. Ho voted against secession, and in 180!! retired to his farm noar here, where, after tho war, ho resumed tho practice of law. He endowed Hardin Fcmalo col lege, situated near this city, with prop erty valued at over 800,000. He waB president of its boa d of directors and gaye much of his time to the cause of education. Two Tonni'Bseeaiis l'ny tho 1'cnalty of an Awful Crime. K"Noxvir,i.E, Tenn., July 30. Andrew KcalBon und John Willis last Wednes day assaulted Mrs. William Dllko near Jauksboro, In Campbell county. They first bound nnd 'gagged her hus band nnd compolle.l him to wit ness tho assault. Thoy were cap tured on Thursday and identified by Dllko. Friday night u mob of 100 luun toolc tho two fiends from jail and hanged them side by side to a tree. Tho ussault was committed upon Mrs. Dllko In rovengo, she having refused Bealson nnd Willis and married Dllko a short time ago. WORK OF CONGRESS. Little line Uoen Accomplished Bare tho Pudlng or Appropriation 11UU. Washington, Aiuj. 1. The future compilor of the official history of tho laws of the United States will not need much space in which to inscribe tho really Important laws enacted in tho first session of tho Fifty-sccoud con gress, now rendy to closo ns soon ns tho world's fair matter is out of tho way. Tho session drawing to a close has not been remarkable for its actual accomplishments so far as respects largo legislation. Efforts moro or less vigorous hnvo been made to pass through both houses of congress bills dealing with questions that occupy a large share of public at tention, but theso, with n single excep tion, have failed of accomplishment. The solo measure of the first cluss in importance, not counting tho ap propriation bills which havo become a law, is the Chinese exclusion bill, and political expediency had much to do with its rapid congressional progress. This bill, the Inman registry bill, tho Blnck Hawk and Semi nolo Indian wars pension bill, tho eight-hour bill, the bill to cnablo tho president to enforce reciprocal canal arrangements with Canndn, tho army nurse bill, tho intermediate pen sion bill and the hill to incrense the pay of life savers are about tho only measures of much general interest en acted into law. Frco silver, the tariff, tho anti-options bill, retrenchment of appropria tions and a 55,000,000 loan to the world's fair have been tho live topics of tho session. The first three subjects have been killed, at least until after tho election, while the last is still beforo congress. The house passed approximately 473 bills, of which 234 were passed by the senate and sent to the president. Of the bills passed by tho house 220 were public bills, including measures relat ing to the District of Columbia; 151 private pension bills; 48 bills to removo charges of desertion, and 41 private bills of a miscellaneous character. Tho senate passed 091 bills, only 113 of which succeeded in running tho gauntlet of the house and reaching tho president. Two of the latter number the president vetoed, vta., tho bill to send the famous McGarrahan claim to the court of claims for adjudication and a bill to amend tho court of appeals act. Three bills the president per mitted to become laws without his sig nature. The total number of bills and joint resolutions introduced in the house was 9,835, and in the senate 3,004. In tho house 2,100 reports were made on bills, and in the senate 1,097 written reports were made, no notice being paid to un written reports. The Behring sea trouble with Great Britain was the ugliest complication the senate had to consider behind closed doors, and a peaceful solution of it was found In Its reference to nn ar bitration commission. The Chilian mud dle also occupied some pt the senate's attention In executive session. LEO ON COLUMBUS. The I'opo Issues an Encyclical Eulogizing tho 'Work of tho Great I)Incocror, nnd Fixing; a. Date on Which the ralthful May Honor Ills Memory. Komi:, Aug. 1. Pope Leo XIII. has issued a letter on the observances of the Columbus centennury, addressed to tho bishops of Spain, Italy and Amer ica, in which ho says, among other things: "From the end of the llftccnth century, slnco a man from Llguira llrst landed under tho au spices of God on tho trans-Atlantic shores, hu manity has been strongly Inclined to celebrate lth gratitude the recollection of this ecnt. It would certainly not be an easy matter to And n more worthy cause to touch their hearts nnd Inflame their zcaL Tho cont la effect is such in itself that no other epoch has been a grander nnd moro beautiful one accom plished by num. As to him who accomplished it, there are few who can be compared to him In greatness of ron1 and genius. "IJy this work a new world flashed forth from tho ocean, thousands upon thousands of mor tals returned to tho common society of tho human nice, led from their barbarous life to peacefulness und conization and which is of much inoro importanco recalled from perdition lo eternal llfo by the bestowal of tho gifts which Jesus Christ brought to tho w orlo, Europe, astonished allko by the noelty and tho prudlglouaness of this unexpected ecnt, under stood little by little, in duo courso of time, what she owed to Oolumbus, when by sending colonies to America, by frequent communications, by exchange of services, by thcrpsourccs confided to tho sea 'and recehed In return, thero was discovered an accession of tho mosff.wor.iblo hind possible to tho know 1 edgo of nature, to tho reciprocal abundance of riches, with tho result that the prcstlgo of Eu rope increased enormously. "Thcroforo it would not be fitting nmld these numerous testimonials of honor and In theso concerts of felicitations that tho church should maintain complete silence, slnco, in nccordanco with her character and her Institution, sho willingly upproes and endeavors to favor all tint appears, wherover it is, to bo worthy of honor and praise. "In order lo Celebrate worthily and in a man ner suitable to tho truth of the facts the sol emn anniversary of Columbus, tho satredness of religion must bo united to tho splendor or, tho civil pomp "Wo decreo to this effect: That tho day of October 12, or tho following Sunday, If tho re rcspcoth o diocesan bishops Judpo it to be op portune, that after tho office of tho day tho sol emn mass of tho most holy trinity shall bo celebrated in tho cathedral and collcgiata churches of Spain, Italy and thu two Americas. In addition to theso countries wo hope that, upon tho Initiative of tho bishops, as much may bo tlono in tho others, for it Is fitting tint all should concur In cele brating w 1th piety and gratltudo an event which has been prolltablo to all. "In tho meanwhile, us n pledge of tho celes tial favors and In testimony of our fraternal good will, wo uITccilonatoly accord In tho Lord the apostolic benediction to ou, venerublo brothers, to your clergy and to your people "Given nt Home, near St. Peters. July 10, of tho yenr 189.', the llftccnth of our pontlllcite. "LhQ XIII, I'opiv." DRIVEN INTO THE MUD. Terrible Death of Prof. i:dtvnrd Hope, tho Aeronaut, ut St. I'uul. Sr, Paul, Minn., Aug. 1. Pi of. L'd ward Hope, thu balloonist, met Instant death at Inver grove In a peculiar man ner Sunday ufturnoon. After his bal loon had gone up about half n mile it began to drift rapidly toward thu Mis sissippi before a wost wind. Becoming alarmed, Hope cut away Ills parachute and began to descend. The machine worked badly, however, and he dioppcu to thu earth like a shot. Ho fell In a slough anil wns driven 12 feet into tho soft mud. it required nuyrly an hour to dig lilt body out WATSON'S CHARGES. Testimony llelng Taken Uofore the Spe cial House Committee. Washington, Aug. i. Tho Bpcclal committee of the house to investignto Mr. Watson's charges that members were drunk during dobate began taking tcstlmonySaturday.Mr. Watson testified that ho had seen two members 'reeling In tho aisles during debate on the silver bill. Ho had seen a member drunk while talking on tho Noycs-Ilockwcll election case. In his opinion that speaker was in a maudlin state. Continuing, Mr. Wat son said that in front of tho speaker was a cup and sauce. The cup's con tents were replenished several times, and It was noticeable that the more tho member drank the more ho wandered in ills argument. Mr. Wntsou testified that ho heard tho speaker say to a page: "Bring mo moro of that stuff that whisky." Mr. Boatner said ho did not notice anything of the kind. Messrs. Otis, White, Halvcrson, Butler and Clover said thoy hadsccn members intoxicated on the floor, and Miss Bessio A. Dwycr, reporter for the National Economist, testified that slio noticed tho speaker m tUo Sioyes-Kockwell debate drunk, as described by Mr. Watson. Mr. Watson interrupted and asked to be allowed to prove that there was a barroom in the basement and members were often seen drinking; there. This was ruled out. Representative Rockwell, of New York, testified that ho was a contesteo in the Rockwcll-Noyes contested elec tion caso decided by the house some time ago. He was present during the discussion of the case in tho house. Witness had not seen any members reeling on the floor dur ing the present session. Be saw no members whom lie thought wero appreciably drunk. The gentleman who made tho remark: "Wheic was I nt?" had made a speech In his behalf while the election case was in progress. He (witness) was associated with him a great deal before the speech was delivered assisting him. The man had worked hard and was considerably exhausted. Be was, Mr. Rockwell said, in no sense intoxi cated or under the influence of liquor. Witness saw the gentleman immediate ly after the speech and he was not in the least Intoxicated. Representative Oates, of Alabama, was the next witness. During his tes timony it developed that Representa tive Cobb, of Alabam, was the person who had made the speech in the con tested election case and who was the person charged with intoxication by Representative Watson. Some question having nriscn as to whether it was proper to allow tho name to remain on the record, inas much as no other name had been given, Mr. Cobb remarked that whether hia name was mentioned or not everybody knew who was mennt. He appealed to the committee to let the matter proceed openly, and asked the committee to make a thorough, searching investiga tion, saying that he was not afraid of the result. Mr. Oates said that while Mr. Cobb was speaking he appeared greatly ex hausted, and some one sent him some thing to drink. The stimulant, he ob served, had some effect on Mr. Cobb, enlivening his manner. Witness de clared, however, that Mr. Cobb was not drunk. Be had known him for twenty seven years and never knew him to be drunk, although he took a drink some times. Adjourned. SHE IS INSANE. So Says the Jury In tho Alice Mitchell Case All Insano Asylum Tor tho Mur deress. Memphis, Tenn., Aug. 1. A large crowd was in attendance at the crimi nal court Saturday, it being announced that Judge J. J Dubose would deliver his charge to the jury in the famous caso of Alice Mitchell, who murdered Freda Ward. The defendant appeared calm aud collected during the reading of the charge, the time occupied in its de livery being fifteen minutes, the ques tion of the sanity or insanity of the prisoner at the time of the trial being the only question consideied. The jury retired at 9:30 o'clock, und at 9:r50 o'clock filed into the court room with tho following verdict: "Wo, thojury, find thodefendint, Alice Mitch ell, insane, aud bcllovo It would endanger tho safety of tho community to set her ut liberty. M. C. Gallaway, foreman " Alice Mitchell was then remanded to the custody of the sheriff and will bo ordered placed in an insane asylum. Should slie be released as sane at any time, she can be then placed upon trial. on the charge of miuiler, as she was only tried as to her mental soundness or unsoundness, the question as to her mental condition at tho time of the commission of the homicide not being touched upon. When the verdict was read by the clerk, a faint smile spread over the de fendant's features, as if she had been confident of the jury's verdict thiough out the entire trial. She was taken to jail, gayly chatting as she went, and will bo sentenced to one of the state In sane asylums. They Mutt He Orderly. Washington, Aug. 1. The president issued a proclamation commanding nil persons engaged in resisting tho laws of Wyoming und tho process of the courts of the United States to cease such opposition and resistance and to disperse and retire peuceubly to their respective abodes on or before Wednes day, the 3d of August. Illnaster to n l'lento Train. Mu.w.uiKKr, Aug. 1. Tito train hired by the Union stock yurds switchmen of Chicago, who on Saturday had a ptcuic here at tho National park, was wrecked at 11::i0 a. in. in the union depot. The train wns run in two sections, the first an iving a quarter of au hour abend of tho other. Section No. 1 was still stand ing on thu track, thu excursionists hav ing loft the curs, when No. 'J came rush ing into tlie depot at such a rate of speed os to render the engineer unable to stop it. and it crashed into No, 1, tulescoplng tho rear coach, und badly smashing two others, One passenger on No. 2 wuu killed aud eight otheis badly hurt. KNIGHT TEMPLARS. Denver Has Fropnrcd Kluborate Enter tntnment for Them During tho Comlnc Conclave. Dknvkr, Col., Aug. a. As tho tltno (August 7) for the great Knights Templar conclave approaches tho different committees of tho local templars are hard at work completing tho details of the reception and enter tainment of their visiting brethron. Decorations on tho streets of the city aro assuming shape. That furnished by the means of electric lights will probably equal anything of the kind over attempted in tho United States. Tho oftlclul programme for the con clavo was made public Monday. It covers soven days and begins Sunday, August 7, when devotional ex orcises will be held In all tho churches, In which all sir knights then in tho city arc cordially invited to participate On Monday, August 8, tho morning will be spent in receiving and escorting the visiting commandcrlcs. The several head quarters of the resident commandcrlcs will be open for the reception of guests nt night, during which time a general interchange of knightly courtesies, scronades, etc., will occur. From 8 until 12 o'clock of that night the first grnnd illumination of the city will take placo and it will be on a mag nificent scale. The illuminations will be continued during tho conclave. On Tuesday, August 9, the grand parade will occupy the greater part of tho day. Wednesday at 10 o'clock tho boys' brigade will parade, after which carriage drives will bo taken to tho eastern part of the city and on return ing receptions will bo held at the va rious headquarters of commandcrlcs and clubs. At 10 o'clock Thursday morning a grand exhibition drill for prizes, offered by the Denver chamber of commerce, will occur nt Overland park. Tho after noon and evening will be devoted to in specting different parts of the city, the sraelters.manufactorics nnd pleasure re sorts. At 8 o'clock p. m. tho Indepen dent Order of Odd Fellows will hold nn encampment at Electric hall, whera will occur the exemplification of threo degrees by the famous silver state en campment degree staff. Patriarchs without visiting cards will be intro duced by tho grand patriarch. Friday, August 12, will be devoted to a variety of excursions to neighboring towns, canyons and spriags for all de sirous of viewing the scenic, mineral, agricultural and other attractions of the Silver state. At 8:30 p. m. there will be a banquet to the grand en campment of the United States nt tho H. C. Brown Palace hotel, tendered by the triennial committee. Saturday, August 13, will also ba spent In excursions to neighboring re sorts. SLAIN BY THE TROOPS. Natives of a Uussiun Town Form thn Idea That Doctors Aro PoHnnhip; Cholera l'ntionts, and Undertake to Vent Their Fury Soldiers Aro Culled Out, n Itnttlo Knsucs nnd Many Aro Killed. St. Pi:ti:rsiiuiio, Aug. 2. Letters re ceived hero from Ashkcnd, a town of Asiatic Russia, in Syr-Daria, report that news in regard to serious riots which occurred in that place on July (J in connection with the cholera epidemic has been suppressed by the govern ment, the strictest censorship being ex ercised in tlie matter. From these letters it is learned that the native Sarts, believing that tho doctors were poisoning patients who were suffering from cholera, became greatly excited and determined to put an end to the murderous practices whicli they Imagined wero being employed in the cases of the un fortunate stricken with tho terrible disease. Tlie wildest rumors wore cur rent of tho cruelties inflicted by the medical men in causing the immediate deatii of the patients, and theso stories had the effect of arousing tho fury of the people to the highest pitch. Five thousand of the Sarts suddenly luvadcd the Russian quaiter of tho town and attacked aud wrecked tho residence of Deputy Governor Poutlasts off, who lied on tlie approach of tho howling mob. His flight was discov ered, however, and he was pursued and overtaken iu the street by a large and Infuriated crowd of tlie attackers, who mercilessly vented their fury on tho helpless official. The authorities, having become aware of the state of affairs in the town, took immediate steps to suppress the disorder and protect the other en dangered officials. A body of troops were hurried to the scene of the at tack on the deputy governor, nnd they were given orders to adopt the most rigorous measures in dealing with tho rioters. Arriving at the place where, the de fiant Sarts were assembled, the troops opened Are on their ranks, killing sev eral of them. The Sarts woro armed with pistols and daggers, and, nothing daunted by the deadly fire poured into them, held their ground and made a desperate resistance to the soldiers. The two forces closed in on each other and a furious linnd-to-hund fight resulted, the maddened Sarts when their pistols had been emptied slashing furiously about with their daggers and doing much execution with theso weapons. Tho character of the struggle may bo Imagined, when it is known that sixty of tlie Sarts were killed and that hun dreds of them wero wounded, many of them most grievously. The soldiers, too, suffetcd heavily, the Russian loss being fifteen killed and many wounded. Democrat (let Alabama. Monn.i:, Ala., Ang. 2. So far ai known at this hour thu election throughout the state lias been a very quiet one, though great interest was manifested. The Register has te colved bulletins from twenty-eight of tho sixty-six counties in the stiito, which show handsome majorities for Jones, the democratic cuudidato for governor, oxcept iu Halo county. The evidences thus far are that the straight-out democracy bus carried the day, though there is no doubt that Kolb hits carried a few of the re mo to counties. Voted to postpone. Deraoorntlo ConRrossmen In Caucus De cide to Favor Deferring Action on th WorldM Fnlr Hill. Washington, Aug. 3. -King Caucus wns summoned Monday night to take a. hand In tho world's fair struggle. The house democratic caucus by a vote of C9 to 32 resolved to postpone tho entire world's fair question until December 7 noxt. It was further resolved that la tho meantime the Doekcry investi gating cominltteo should make another trip to Chicago to ascertain the exact needs of the opposition. Tho vote of the caucus was no sooner announced than the world's fair peo ple said thoy would not bo bound by the caucus action, but would now con tinue tho ffght with more determina tion than over. Tho resolution of postponement waj drawn by Mr. Doekcry, but was pre sented by Mr. Mutchlcr, of Pennsyl vania. It was iu throe parts, and was In substance as follows: That thero shall bo a vote on a icparato world's fair bill appro priating $5,000,000 in aid of the world' fair on tho 7th of December next, after six hours' debate, and that only three amendments shall be in order, this pro vision boing to prevent continued fili bustering through the offering of nu merous amendments. The second part of tho resolution provides thai the house shall lay tho motion of Representative Bingham, of Pennsylvania, on tho table, vote to re consider its concurrence in tho senate amendment and insist on its disagree ment thereto. Tho third brnnch of this resolution provides for tho continuuuee of tho Doekcry subcommittee on appropria tions, which investigated tho world's, fair management, with authority be tween now and December to look into the financial condition of the fair, a re port on the needs of said enterprise to be made to the house on the first Mon day In December. v The drift of sentiment was clearly favorable from the start forapostponc ment. Speaker Crisp himself cast his influence In that direction, and in a spcccli of some length urged demo cratic members to agree upon a vote next December in order that tlie busi ness of the present session might bo wound up. In the housw Monday Mr. Holman moved to suspend tho rules and pass a joint resolution extending the appro priations until August 4. The resolu tion wns passed w ithout opposition. Tho house then passed a bill chang ing the date of dedication of the build ings of the world's Columbinn exposi tion from October 12 to October 21. The house adjourned. Washington, Aug. 2. Tho house joint resolution extending the appro priations included in the sundry civil bill till next Thursday was laid beforo the senate and passed. The vice president signed the joint resolution cxtending.thc appropriations, and it went to tho president and re ceived hia signature also. OATES' REPORT READY. The Kecent T.nbor Troubles ut Homestead Discussed at l.onc;th. Washington, Aug. 2. Representative Oates, tho chairman of the special sub committee of the judiciary committee that investigated the labor troubles ut Homestead, Pa., and the action of the Pinkerton police at that place, has prepared his report and will submit it for approval to the subcommittee at once. Inas much as It is not yet definitely deter mined whether tho investigation into the Pinkerton police system of tho troubles shall be proceeded with or not, the report in its conclusion docs not deal with that mntter. It relates en tirely to the cause, progress and ter mination of the labor troubles, giving first au epitome of the evidence taken by tlie committee at Homes stead and Pittsburgh. The report then discusses logically the questions that suggested themselves as a result' of the evidence taken. These questions ate substantially as follows: Was the Carnegie company justified in re ducing the scale of wages; was the treatment of thoir employes kind and just; weie the em ployes justified in their conduct dur ing the trouble; wa- the company justi fied in employing Pinkerton polico to guard the property, und has congress any jurisdiction in the matter? These questions are each discussed at more or less length. MURDER HIS PROFESSION. A l'risouer Who Claims to 11 two Had a Hum! In Three Irish l'olltlcul Assassina tions. London, Aug. 2. A man who Is cou fincd in prison in Glasgow has con fessed to the authorities that ho was implicated iu the muider of Lord Lei trim who was shot and killed on April 2, 1878, while driving neur his lesi dence In County Berry, Ireland. Tho prisoner also stated that he was con cerned in the killing of Lord Mottiit morres at Rusheen, County Mayo, Ire land, September 25, 1880. He further says he was hired to assist tho mail who killed the informer, J nines Caiey. The prison commissioners aro carefully Investigating tlie story of the man, whom thoy have subjected to a most searching ex amination, and aro endeavoring to se cure proof of his statements. They rcfuso to divulge the prisoner's name or to furnish any information regard ing him. None of the persons con cerned In the murders of Lord Leltrim und Lord Mouutinorres was ever caught. The Debt Stuteinent. Washington, Aug. 2. The public debt statement shows an incieuse dur ing last month of 61,050 in the bonded indebtedness, a decrease of SS40.050 in tho non-interest bsurlng debt, and an incieasu of 8357,000 iu tho surplus cash in the treasury. Tho surplus in tlie tietisury to-day, Including the 3100,000, 000 gold gieciiback redemption fund, uggregate.s S127.050.2S0. The total debt to-day, less surplus cash in the treasury, amounts to ?84'J,8'JB,o48, made up of 55b5,030,!l80 in bonded und 8255,203,201 hi uon-intorcst beuiluK debt.