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V1CKSBURG, MISSISSIPPI, FRIDAY MORNING, JUNE 11,1886 NO 22 r - A DRY COUNTY. . A Victory for the Prohibitionists In Lauderdale The Election to be - '"'"Contested. peclai to Commercial Heraia. Meridian. June 8. The Meridian box gives the wet ticket ctne hundred and lorty-six majorty. If the reports from outside voting precincts are true, tne couctv will give about Dfty major ity. Voting facilities here were en tirely insufficient, and not more than three-fourths of the votes could be polled. The election will doubtless be contested. Everything passed off quietly. ANOTHER ACCOUNT. Lauderdale county voted to-day upon local option. The county has gone dry by a small majority. There was but one voting precinct in the city, and at least five hundred voters were deprived of the right ti vote, not being able to Teach the polls. The election will probably be contested. Application for Liquor License Re jected. Special to Commercial Herald. Jackson, Miss., June 7. The board of mayor and aldermen rejected the li quor petition of Braun "& Muller to day. The petition had the requisite number of names, but was not headed as the lw directs, the word "sober being left out. This is a new saloon and the firm has gone to work to get up a new petition. The boaid of trustees of the Lunatic Asylum met this eveniog and elected officers for the ensuing year. W. L. Hemingway was re-elected treasurer, and R. F. McGiil steward. Won a Cadetshlp at West Point. (Special to Commercial Herald. Jackson, June 8. In the competi- tive examination to-day for the cadet ; ship at West Point, Geo. C. Hoskins, ; of Brookhaven, son of Capt, Jas. A. Hoskins, received the recommendation :of the committee. There were only four contestants. Confirmation Services at Jackson A Saloon Keeper's Bondsmen Sued. " jpeeial to the Commercial Herald. Jtckson, June 9. There was very interesting confirmation services to day at the Jewish temtle, this being the feast of weeks or the revelation of God on Mount Sinai. Services were conducted by Rabbi L. Wies. Six misses and three youths were confirm, ed. The opening prayer was delivered by Master Moses Beck, the supplication prayer by Miss Violet Strauss, the of fering prayer by Miss Lena Wolfe, the opening address by Miss Rosa Hart, and mottoes by Misses Jennie Levy Rosa Wolfe. The confession of the Israelitisli faith was delivered by Mas ter Cuthbert Schaeffer, of Yazoo City. The closing prayer was delivered by Miss Bessie Hart, after which followed the invocation of Master Norman Strauss. The diss stood almost a per fect examination, and the services were very interesting and impressive throughout. s Martin & Marshall, attorneys for R. D. Gambrell, to-day filed suic agtdost J. J. Jones, latt sabon keeper, on his 1 J ond, for keeping a disorderly house. was ia this saloon that Bootne was illed a few days ago. From Yazoo City. Special to Commercial Herald. Yazoo City, Miss., June 8. The circuit c urt is again in session this wtv-k. 2s j cases upon the criminal dic'iet of unusual importance likely to be tried, except the case of Dick Iludsou, set for trial to-morrow. Dick will have two murders to answer for thefi:i-t of a rouster on a 1'. li'ie boat, and that of jailor Clark, a few weeks ago. ' We are commenc'ng to have too much rain of late days. Crops will be splendid if only a dry spell will now intervene. QCol. Fewell, of Meridian, candidate for c ingress, has arrived and will ad- dress the unterrilled to-night. The work of .track-laying from here to Tchula is commenced. By August 1st trains will be running on schedule henca to Greenwood. ,Mrs. Dudley Transferred to the Asylum for Insane Criminals. ' , New Yokk, June 9. Mrs. LucileT. Dudley, who in February of last year, shot O'Donovan Rossa, and who since her rial has been confined in the insane I asylum at Middletown, was transferred oh Monday to the asylum for insane criminals at Auburn. About a month ago an effort was made to secure her release on condition that she should ' return to England, but the plan failed because nobody in this country could be found ready to pay her expenses. The State board of charities was then i appealed to, to effect her return, but r. fused to act on the ground of lack of j funds to pay her passage. She went to ; Auburn willingly. f ? Referring to the expected defeat of v Mr. Gladstone and tie home rule bill she said: "On the eve of England's . great victory over the Irish Land "1? League, I am sent to a criminal lunatic - asylum for having tried to avenge the wrongs of my country -t BEATEN. The Home Rule BUI Defeated by a Majority of 30. London, June 7. Mr. Gladstone entered the house of commons at 4:55 o'clock this afternoon and proceeded straight to his seat. When bis presence was noticed he was greeted with tremendous cheering. The pre mier wore a white rose in his lapel. The bouse of commons was crowded to its uttnott capacity at the hour of the opening of the session. London, June 75 p m. At this hour the Conservatives are jubilant. They say they expect to defeat the home .rule bill by a majority of at least fifteen. The i'arnellltes are dub' one about the outcome of to-night's division. They all dechre they would rather be defeated now than have Mr. Gladstone make any more concessions. The Opposition loudly cheered John Bright and Lord Harting ton as they entered and took their places. The Farnelites were all in good voice and they gave Mr. Glad stone a most enthusiastic welcome. Every inch of spacs on the main floor, as well as in the galleries is occupied. London, June 7. The government was defeated by a majority ot thirty on the second reading of the home rule bill, the vote stindiog 311 for and 311 against. The Foreign Press on the Defeat of the Home Rule Bill. London, June 8. The Times says: "The vote will encourage the Loyalists of Ireland to hope that their kinsmen here will never abandon them to the uncovenanted mercies of the Irish National-League, and its pay mattes in Amend. Mr. Gladstone exerted hi marvellous powers of intimidation, mystification and persuasion in favcr of bis bill, but we rejoice fiat the ma jority against it was decisive and crushing." This speaks well for the independence and courage of the house of commons. It is a ttrong testimony in favor of the encouraging belief that Englishmen and Scot chmen are not yet ready to submit themselves to the lev eling process of the machine politics of America. The point is, if the government had been granted a second reading they would have re-introduced the same bill. On this issue the di vision was ttkeo, and the bill was con demned in both the present and future tense." The News, ministerial, says: Disso lution has been rendered inevitable by lust night's vote. Mr. Parnell's em phatic declaration that Ireland would accept Mr. Gladstone's bill as a final settlement will have a wide influence with the nation to-day, despite the as sistance and minute criticisms of Mr. Gosshen concsrning the Democraib spirit of the Nationalists. Mr. Par nell's declared opinion that the provis ion creating tie first order In the pro posed Irish parliament was a saluttry provision, was significant. Sir Mi. had Hicks Beach doubtlessly spoke the literal truth so far as he knew it, but we need not suppose that Sir Randolph Churchill always takes his advice. Mr. Gladstone's speech was worthy of him self and the occasion. The whole case is now before the country for decision. The Telegraph, conservative says: "We are persuaded that the voice of tie house of commons faithfully re ti.cts the opinion of the country. The debate sustained the historic reputa tion of the British parliament for lofty oratory which renewed the maximum on the closing night. The unity of the kingdom had been preserved by the first great declaration of British Democracy." The Ctirotble says: "We are left kh a clear issue which must be taken between the policy of Lord Hartington and the policy of Mr. Gladstone. The country must decide the question." - The Post, Conservative, says. "The result remained doubtful to the last moment. It was even feared Mr. Gladstone's eloquent appeals would cause enough abstentions -to save the bill." Enthusiasm Over the Defeat of Home Rule. . London, June 8. There is intense excitement throughout the whole country over the outcome of the long parliumentary contest. Conservatives and Wbigs are everywhere making the day one of jubllse. At Belfast, Lon donderry, Armagh and other towns the Loyalists have been stoned during their parade and demonstration. Dublin, June 8. There Is the wild est enthusiasm among Loyalists in the north of Ireland over the defeat of the home rule bill. Death of R. M. Hoe, the Printing Press Manufacturer. New York, June 9. The cable this morning brings the tidings from Flor ence, Italy, of the sudden death In that city of Col. Richard M. Hoe, of New York., Mr. Hoe had gone abroad for rest and pleasure in company with his Wife and daughter, and was apparent ly in bis usual good health, when sud denly stricken down last evening with heart disease. Mr. Hoe was the sen ior member of the firm of R. Hoe & Co. EU name is inseparably connect ed with the development of the print ing press in this country. Maxwell Interviewed by a Reporter. Sr. Louis, June 7. When a reporter called upon Maxwell in his cell in the jiil yesterday he found the man con victed of murder in the first degree, stretched upon his bed reading a book. When asked how he liked the transfer from the former cell to the murderer's row, he replied: "I like the change very much. It ii much more quiet up here, and I don't have so many callers to bother me." "Does the verdict weigh heavy upon your mind?" asked the reporter. "No sir. The only way in which the verdict aff' cts me is to cause a post ponement of th arrangements I had, made being certain of an acquittal." "What were those arrangements?" "Well, when I was given my liberty, I wa3 going either to lecture or to enter a dime museum In order to earn enough money to repay to Preller's heirs in England the money I had taken from him, and take me back to Hyde, where 1 was going to engage in the practice of law with my brother. All this will be off for some time. When I get my new trial I am sure I shall be acquitted. Th9 President Goes Fishing. Deer Park, June 7. Despite the somewhat threatening clouds that hung pertUteiit'y over the mount tin this morning, the president and Col. Lac mont started about 9 o'clock for a fisb lgg expedition. Their destination wi.s one of the preserves of Mr. G.W. Davis, a fish commissioner of Maryland, sit uated on Deep Creek, about six miles northwest of this pi tee. Mrs. Cleve land and Mrs. Lamont remained at the cottage, but expect to go fishing In an adjtceDt stream this afternoon in com pany with the two litil sons of Mrs. G. W. Davis. The weather is hot and sultry and a rain storm seems immi nent. Louisiana Legislature. Baton Rouge, j uue 9. i.ieut. Gov. Knoblock and President Davey were both absent this morning, and Senator Boatner presided. The senate elec tions committee reported adverssly on the election bill proposed by the com mittee of one hundred, but favorably on the registration bill. A large number of bills were reported on, and tie bill creatlLg' the twenty-eighth judicial district of Avoyelles passed its third reading. Smart's bill to take the sense of tie people on calling a constitutional con vention failed to pass its third reading. A number of bills were finally passed to-day. In the house the general appropriation bill was reported ; also bill to place the funds derived from the collection of State taxes due by the Vicksburg, Shreveport & Texas rail road up to 1883, in Ouachita and Richland parishes to the Tensas basin district for levee purposes. Mr. Will's levee district bill, amend ing the constitution, failed to pass, se curing 58 votes to 28 against it. Mi J Downing's bill, limiting labor on stre t cars to twelve hours, passed. The bill to enforce article 172 of the constitution, to fine and suppress gambling cime up, under an unfavora ble report from the judiciary commit tee, was discussed and laid over. Bill to abolish the privilege granted by the law to furnishers of necessary supplies or money was finally passed, 44 to 84. House made special order for Tuesday the bill adopting the re vised statutes. The senate education committee will favor a bill for one dollar and fifty cents poll tax, whlc'i will be a lien on all personal and real property, but proscribed in three years. The proviso has been stricken from the general appropriation kill requiring students to be residents of State. Orange Riots In Belfast. Belfast, June 9. The Orangemen are rioting here tc-day. They have wrecked one hundred houses in the city, two of which they burned. The rK't'rs have broken into several whis ky stores and possessed themselves of the contents. Numbers of t!ie men are lying about in the gutters drunk. Others, made desperate or maudlin by drink, are prowling about the streets crying out "To hell with the Pope." In the various assaults made by the police upon the rioters, twenty of the latter have al ready been severely wounded by the buckshot fired at them. The polica have been ordered to fire ball to-night in the event of any general renewal of the rioting, Preparing for the Election In Great Brltlan. London, June 9. Sir Henry Pon- sonby, the queen's private secretary, had an interview with Mr. Gladstone to-day. Immediately afterwards the premier convoked a cabinet council, which remained in session two hours. All parties are preparing for a general election with feverish haste and anxiety. The Liberal whips to day declare that Gladstone candidates will b9 elected In every constituency in Great Britain and Ireland within two days. Mr. Schnadhort, the chief of the National Liberal Federation, has been conferring with Mr. Glad stme to-day. Judio Bays of her American tour that she is pleased to know that it is over. Barrels of gold would not ' tempt her here again. , The President Returns to Washing ton. Deer Park, June 8. Early this morning Mr. John W. Davis, who has had charge of the presidential party, was notified that the president desired to make the trip to Washington, and that he would like to have his special follow closely behind Kthe midday train, known among railroad men as "No. 6." An engine was at once or dered from Grafton, and the palace cars Baltimore and Deleware were put in readiness for the reception of the party. ' What caused so sudden an alteration of the plan is not known, as it was thought last night that the bride and groom would remain in the mountains a day or two longer. Secretary Lamont may have consider ed his presence in Washington indis pensable, and worked upon the feel ings of bis superior, but Mr. Lamont has not shown himself to the newspa per men, and nothing can be learned of his complicity in the conspiracy to cut short the presidential honeymoon. At half-past ten this morning the car riage was brought to the cottage and President and Mrs. Cleveland and Sec retary and Mrs. Lamont started out for a drive. They went to what is known as Observatory Hill, about two miles from the executive cottage, where a magnificent view of the sur rounding country is obtained. Has Chicago a "Boodle" Board, Chicago, June 8. The papers com ment severely on the ciuncll's action on the matter of street car franchises. The News heads its account of the session with "Does it mean Boodle?" The Herald inquires, "Has Chicago its Jake Sharp?" Stress is laid upon the fact that Yerkes, president of the street railway company, is a Phila delpbian and was at the head of the syndicite which secured many privileges from its city council. The Philadelphia ordinance, however, contained many restrictions which were voted down here. It was urged the ordinance increased the value of the companies franchise to the extent of a million collars. Amendments compelling the comnany to issue trans fer tbkets to other divisions of the city ; to compel the company to sell twenty-five ride tickets for one dollar; to impose only a three cent fare for short distances ; to compel the ciin- pany to keep snow off the tracks and prohibiting it from obstructing streets by piling snow on the other side of the roadway were all defeated. Alderman Cdvin appeared to lead the forces for the company. "Boys, better vote that down, I guess," and the '-boya" inva riably did so. Senator Kenna Accepts the Chair manship. Washington, June 7. At the meet ing of the Democratic congressional committee this morning, senator Kenna formally accepted the chair manship of the committee. He said he was influenced to some extent by the publication of a statement that his reluctance arose from an apprehension of defeat for the party. His personal affairs were such that it would require a sacrifice on his part to assume and discharge the duties of the chairman ship, but he had certainly not been influenced tJ decline by any appre hensions of Democratic defeat. He would, in obedience to the wishes of his colleagues of the committee, accept the oltiae and thanking them for the honor conferred upon him, discharge Its duties to the best of his ability. A Meeting of the K. of L. Breaks up In a Row. New York, June 8 James P. Graham, of district assemlly No. 75, and Andrew D. Best, secretary of the executive board, visited the local ac sembly No. 4,103 list night, and ex plained their motive in ordering off the tit-up of Saturday. Their remarks Criused a lively discussion. The men were indignant. The meetiog broke up in a row on the sidewalk where a crowd of strikers collectid and indulged in a loud talk. One of them said: "We will apply for work to-morrow and pledge ourselves to have nothing more to do with the Knights of Labor." There are indications that the car com pany have determined to get rid of the Knights of Labot. The head starter at the East River end of the Grand street and Dry Dock roads was dis charged on Saturday beciuse be re fused to take out a car. This may lead to a strike on these roads. License or No License. Raleigh, N. C, June 8 Local option elections were held yesterday at many points In this State. There was much excitement, but the elections passed off quietly. The prohibitionists carried the day at Raleigh by sixty majority and also at the following places: Concord, Oxford, Kingston, Henderson, Warrenton, Louisburg, Winston, balem, Apex, Beaufort and Seaboard. The anu-prohibitlontsts car ried the election at Charlotte, Durham, Franklinton, Reidsville, Holly Springs, Morebead, Asheville, Goldsborough, Littleton and Statesville. The election was upon the question of license or no 1 cense for sale of spirituous liquors and goes into effect at once where probiU ion was carried. Rev. Father O' Boyle on the Home Rule Bill. New York, June 9. The Rev. J. P. O'Boyle, who was a parish priest in Saintfield, county Down, Ireland, dur ing Foster's administration as chief secretary for Ireland, and who had to leave Ireland on account of the threats of that oflioial to arrest him for taking tne siue oi tne people during the days of the coercion act, said yesterday, in reierence to tne Home itule bill: "Chamberlain defeated the bill, and he defeated it on tne plea that he wished to save the liberties of the Ulster Protestant. As an Ulster man my self, I may say I know something about this problem. I don't remember any other instance in history where men have deliberately threatened to fight against the liberation of their country, as the Orangemen have, ex cept perhaps the Tories in this country uunag me revolution; but even these Tories did not claim to be Americans, while the Orangemen not only claim to be Irishmen but ac tually Ireland Itself. Will they fight? Did they fight during the Crimean, when they boasted they would pre serve then own and beat back the Russians, and after calling for levies during six months could only bring sixty-two volunteers together ( Did they fight during the passage of the act disestablishing the Protestant church in 1870, when they boasted they would maintain theProtestant religion and the llberties.of England, and at the same time to kick the queen's crown into the Boyne? The Orangemen won't fight. They will lose threa- more seats in Ulster after the next general election which can only be won by the co-operation of honest Protestants with the National ists. After the election of course the home rule bill will be passed by a sweeping majority." Miss Woodford Wins the Eclipse Stake at St. Louis. St. Louis, June 7. The, weather was pleasant and the track fast. The excitement over the Eclipse stake was Intense when the starting time ctme and it was announced that Freeland could- not start, as the was lamer1 After some consideration , the offi cers of the association decided to still add $1,000. each starter consenting to pay $500 entrance, the other conditions of the race remaining the same. The race turned out to be one of the best ever run in the coun try. There never was seen such a sight at a race track in the west as to the number present. The reporters' stand broke down, being overcrowded by the weight. It is not thought that any one was seriously injured. The Eclipse stake, one mile and a half -Modesty 117 pounds; Miss Wood ford 118; Volante 118; Alta 118. In the pools Miss Woodford sold for $250; Volante $85; Modesty $70; Alta $21. After they had run a short distance Alta took a lead of two lengths, Miss Woodford second, slightly ahead of Modesty. They continued in this order for almost one mile when the field closed up into a bunch, Miss Woodford then went to the front, followed by Volante and Alta. Miss Woodford was not headed and won by one length, Volante secoud, live lengths in front of Alta third; time 2:35. Levee Matters Before the Louisiana Legislature. Baton Rouge, June 9. Several important levee bills are now pending. One in the senate provides for the reorganization of the fifti district, which includes East Carroll, Madison, Tensas and Concordia, and proposes an improved levee system. Another in the house provides for the staking out of Morganzt and Diamond Bend levees, two of the largest, in the State, and provides means by the appropria tion of $40,000 from fie penitentiary lease, and setting aside money from other sources to rebuild these levees. The Sunday law comes up to-morrow as a special order in the senate. Friends of the measure claim a ma jority in its favor. There are some amendments to it, and if adopted the bill wi'l return to the house for con currence. Mr. Foster, of Caddo, has Intro duced a bill in the house to prevent the sale in this State of oleomargarine, butterine or other substances, as but ter. A State Reception by the President and Mrs. Cleveland. Washington, June 9. A State reception will be given by the presi dent and Mrs. Cleveland on Tuesday evening next, to which the cabinet, the diplomatic corps, the judiciary, congress, the officers of the army and navy, the heads of bureaus and their families will be invited. The hour of the reception will be from nine til eleven o'clock. There will also be a general reception, to which the invita tions will be by cuds, will be given on the following Friday evening, June 18, from nine till eleven o'clock. Mrs. Cleveland will not be at home to callers until after the reception. A female correspondent at Wash ington is said to keep several Congress men busy hunting up news for her. Claiborne County Dots. Pobt Gibson, Miss., June s. The treasure seekers f whom "I wrote were apparently successful, for in one bottom of the excavation was found a broken jar or jug freshly broken. They were identified by & white lady who lives near, and at whose house they called for water a whlte men disguised as negroes. For many years it has been rumored that money was buried near this bluff and these parties evidently found it by some means earthly or unearthly and now every place suspected of holding concealed treasure will be ransacked thoroughly and the black acta brought . Into requisition. Fine showers have materially ad vanced the crop prospects and our farmers are feeling happy over the prospect. Specimen Peterkin cotton plants are on exhibition that measure just twenty-four inches high and it i a fair sample of the acreage planted in this seed.. Others report their crops fully as good. We happily are not disturbed just now with neither politics nor prohibi tion. The people are busy with what concerns them most, their cotton and corn, but an election will be held ' probably in July to settle the question ot wet or dry, and the forecast of it denotes hot agitation, hot words and hot blood between friends. The Claiborne Guards were re organized here last evening with the following officers: E..P. Briscoe, cap tain; R. W. Magruder, first lieutenant; Lauch McLauren, second lieutenant. The roll comprises thirty names and iv will be a crack company and hard to turn down when Major Briscoe gets to handing it properly. .Mr. D. G. Clarke killed a valuable cow last Sunday that was bitten by a mad dog last December. - Fatal Quarrel Over a Came of Craps Crop News. , Correspondent of Commercial Herald. Woodbuhs. La June 6, 1886. In a difficulty over a game of ctapa at Somerset, Saturday night, John Slmonds mortally knifed a stranger, both colored. On Sunday morning, bright and early, the dead body of a colored man was found in the road on the Wll derwood plantation in , tiis parish (Tensas.) There is no clue to the murderer, but suspicion rest on a negro named Jake Black, who has skip ped. In a difficulty over a game of craf s, on Col. Lo veil's Lake place, one negro killed another with a brass knucks. We are having entirely too much rain, though the crops had been well worked before this wet spell set In. Cptton is lite, but looking well. All of the early planters are laying by their corn. Blooms have been reported on. Bedford and O'Kellys plantations. . Criminal Court. ( Court convened at 9:30 o'clock yes terday, Judge Ralph North presiding. The case of Ben T. Green, charged with assault, was called. He plead guilty and was fined one dollar aud cost. This case originated in the row in the Republican convention at the courthouse two years since. The case of Sebron Fuller, charged with manslaughter, was c illed, but owing tothe absence of material wit neeses, the same was reset for Wetinear day next, June 16th. The case of Jno. Demarchi, indicted for unlawful retailing, was tried and the jury rendered a verdict of "not guilty." . District Attorney Winchester was somewhat puzzled in this case: The same witnesses were on the stand, who gave the information to the grand jury, and be was at a loss to know how a true mil could nave been round on their evldencs. The case of George Mitchell, indicted for murder, was set for Tuesday, June 22d, and special venire waived. Court convenes at sharp tm morning. Executive Committee Meeting-. The members of the Executive Com mittee ot the Democratic party of the Third Congressional District are here by called to meet in Greenville, on Monday, June 14th inst, The especial object of said meeting is to issue a call for a convention of said party to nominate a candidate for Congress for the ensuing election. The following are the members of said committee: Tunica R. F. Abbey, R. C. Erwln. Coahoma J. W. Culrer, t). A. Scott. Quitman L. Marks. J. S. T. lirubbs. Bolivar James K. Stokes, F. M. Acre. Washington LeKoy Ferey, M. F, Julinsou. Lenore-J.M.Lidclell. J.B. Humphreys. Issaquena B. B. Duncan, W. H. Andersoft. Kharkey-B. R.Moore, W, H. Harnard. Warreu-F. 11. Andrews, ratrloli H'nry. W. A. I'hKCY, Chairman ot Committee. J. 8. McNmt.Y, Secretary. Vapers in the District please publish. The grand jury seems to be working assiduously in that quiet and unre mitting manner which Indicate trouble for the evil doers. Their r jticence of course indicates nothing, as that is legally enjoined, but there are those who keep track of the witnesses who give a suplclous wink when the subject Is broke. Let her go Gallagher." Subscribe for the Commercial lleru.l Bunnower jonn J hi lies.