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The Sloop Yacht Atlantic.
Last year th8 American sloop Puritan beat the English sloop Genesta in the race for the Queen's cup, which had been kept in the United States thirty year. This year both nations will try it again. The British crack sailing cutter Galatea is coming to contend for it, American yacht owners have pre liminary races among their fastest lailers to find which boat to put up against the Englishman. The Mayflower, the Puritan, which beat last year, the Priscilla and the new Atlantic are the ones which will contend for the honor of beatinj or beingbeaten by the Englishman, a) the cas? may ba As far as the preliminary tests have been made it is thought the Atlantic will be an easy winner. She was built expressly for this cup race. LAUNCHING OF THE ATLANTIC. To the minds of most American nautical men the contest of last year demonstrated the superiority of the center-board system of building over the deep hulled model, American sailing yachts are shallow and have a center-board to let down below the keel line lor deep water. British ones are deep and narrow. The Atlantic, with her one mast, was built by Capt. Philip Ellsworth. She is owned by a partnership of certain m-mbcrs of the Atlantic Yacht club. She is 95 feet 7 inches long and 23 feet 2 inches wide. Her model illustrates well what British yochte men call a "Yankee skimming dish," being broad and shallow rather than deep and sharp. She will be a typical racing yacht, according to American principles. Her woodwork is very light Her outside plank ing is of Oregon pine. The frame is mads of oak and black larch. The yacht will draw 8 feet of water. She is to carry an enormous quantity 'of sail. The sails were especially woven for her. Her mainmast Is 50 feet high, while her spinnaker boom is 73 feet long, and carries 4, 400 square feet of sail. The race for the cup this year will excite more interest than even that of last year did. The Atlantic was built at a shipyard in South Brooklyn. Strange Beast In Havre. The Havre aquarium has put on exhibi tion one of the most curious, and especially one of the rarest of aninuls the prehensile tailed coendon (Synethere prehensitis). It was brought from Venezuela by Mr. Equi dazu, the commissary of the steamer Colom bia Brehm says that never but two have been seen one of them at the Hamburg Zo ological garden and the other at London. The one under consideration, then, would be the third specimen that has been brought alive to Europe. This animal, which la allied to the porcupines, is about 3 feet long. The tail alone is 1 foot in length. The entire tody, save the belly and paws, is covered with quills, which absolutely hide the fur. Upon the back, where these quills are longest (about 4 inches), they are strong, cylindrical, shining, sharp-pointed, white at the tip and base and blackish brown in the middle. The animal, in addition, has long and strong moustaches. The paws, an'erior and posterior, have four fingers armed with strong nails, which are curved and nearly cylindrical at the bas9. Very little is known about the habits of the animal. All that we do know is that it passes the day in slumber at the top of a tree and that it prowls about at night, its food consisting chiefly of leaves of all kinds. When it wishes to descend from one branch to another it suspends itself by the tail and lets go of the first only when it has a firm hold of ths other. One peculiarity is that the extremity of the dorsal part of the tail is prehensiR This part is deprived of qnillc for a length of about six inches. The eoendou does not like to be disturbed. When it docs it advances toward the intruder and endeavors to frighten him by raising its quills all over its body. The nativos of Central America eat its flesh nnd employ its quills for various domestic purposes. The animal is quite extensively distributed throughout South America, ft is found in Brazil, Venezuela, Colombia. Guina and in some of the Lessor Antilles, such as Trinidad, Barbadoes, Saint Lucia, etc. It seems to Lo porcupine, opossum and sloth combined. Explosive Sawdust. The Belgian government has made a series of successful experiment proving that saw dust may be made into a powerful explo sive. The powder is simply sawdust, treated with a mixture of nitric and sulphuric acids, and afterward formed under powerful pres sure into cylindrical or prismatic cartridges. These cartridges are 'prepared for commer cial use by covering I hem with paraffined paper, which protects them from moisture. The instantaneous production of the gases arising from the primer and the explosive, and the simultaneous action of thjsa gases in every direction, cause the air in contact with the face surface of the cartridge to act io some extent as a light tamping, and the power of the explosion is directs! to the other face. In comparative experiments made npon a rail with wood powder and dynamite with cellulose, it was ascertained that for equal weights charges of the first substance were at least as powerful as those of tbe second, and that tbe results were more constant, more regular. But it is especially with reference to trans portation with an army that wood powder possesses remarkable advantag-. It is well known what pracautions are es'.ential in order to protect dynamite cartridges in pack trains from projectiles which might strike them and cause explosion. With car tridges of wood powder this danger need not be feared, since when they are placed against iron plates, and struck by bullets fired at a distance of fifty metres, they do not explode. Private Yachts. New York millionaires, not knowing what all to do with their money, are spending it in building magnificent steam yachts to go around the world in. Mr. Astor has his Nourmahal, Jay Gould the Atalanta, and now W. K. Vanderbilt, son of W. H., is building ope in some respects more magnifi cent than the rest. Such yachts, so called, are as large as small ocean steamers. Van derbilt's is to be 355 feet long. Any of these private steamers can carry 300 to 400 pas sengers. The Vanderbilt yacht is a steamer of over 1,300 tons burden. Her owner now belongs to the American Yacht club. He has made a new departure for a Vanderbilt It is said that William H, when he was a boy, and the old commodore tefore him, when he was a boy, were obliged to row ferry skiffs containing passengers from Staten Island to the Buttery. This waa a tremendous row and gave the Vanderbilt such a distaste for salt water that none of the blood has heretofore owned a yacht. Mow W. K. has changed this. These private steamers can go around the world, if necev sary. They are built and fitted up in the most luxurious manner, at an expense of many hundred thousand dollars. They have been built solely for the pleasure of the mag nates who own them that they and their families and friends need not associate with the common people even in traveling and recreation tours. Industrial Training In Kansas. The great west is outstripping the east in the attention it is giving to industrial train ing. The effects of such superior culture cannot help showing before many years. At the Kansas State Agricultural college this training is pursued steadily through a four years' course. Young men are required to take the regular term in the carpenter shop and on the farm and gardens whatever the industrial chosen. Young women are re quired to take one term in the kitchen labor atory and one in the dairy, though other industrials may occupy their course. During the spring term daily instruction and prac tice in the different branches of dairying is given the ladies of the second year by the in structor in household economy. Too Many Doctors. The United States "has a larger proportion of physicians to its population than any other country in tin world, averaging one to less than 600. To keep up this propor tion, taking into consideration the natural increase of population, an annual increment of but little more than 3,000 annually would suffice for some years to come. It is evident that a large part of the yearly graduates must either drop out by the wayside, ol struggle for a very moderate subsistence. The remedy for this is to make the requin meats for admission to medical collects more severe. Would-be-doctors should at least know how to spelL This is not re quired of them at present Homemade Ash Sifter. A lady writes in The Scientific American! To sift cinders, cover your sifter with an old apron or rag. Seize it, thus covered, and shake without lifting the edge of the rag. In case of wind tread on the edges to keep them down. A few stones applied at the corners will do as well. I have found the above device a thousand times more practical than any of those cumbersome and dear apparatus which are found in most hardware stores. Facts of Interest. About $3,000,000 worth of American made locomotives are sent abroad every year. It is now believed that coil dust suspended in the air of mines is alone sufficient to cause an explosion. A genius has invented an "odometer," a lit tle machine to attach to a vehicle to register the distance traveled. The world uses 40,000 barrels of petro leum per day. America has enough on hand to supply the demand for three years. Professor J. Norman Lockyer recom mends that only slit spectroscopes be used for photographic registration in eclipses. When sable brushes are washed in a weak solution of pure phenic alcohol, and after ward in warm water, the moth worm will not eat them. An industrial and social revolution Is progressing in Japan. It is remodeling it self according to the ways of western civil ization. An effort was made some time a0 to throw aside the cumbrous Chinese characters in which the language is printed and adopt the plain Roman letters, as used in English. The effort is meeting with great success. The toi Fancy Neckwear. Dog collars, so called, have had a long run, but they are still worn. DOO COLLARS. On the left is a removable collar orna mented with three gilt buttons on each sido of the opening in front, and secured by a full bow made of blue velvet and red faille ribbons. This style of collar can be used with any dress if made in a harmonizing material. The collar is made of dark blue velvet. On the right is a separate collar made of red velvet embroidered with small jet beads and edgod with large ones. The bow is of red velvet ribbon. FICHCT A graceful fichu made of cream-colored crepe lisse laid in very fine plaits and orna mented with bows of ribbon, one-half pale blue watered and the other cream-colored gauze with blue and pink chenille dots on the surface. The smaller Illustration shows the manner of adjusting it on the corsage. Fashion's Bell. As amulets and talismens are always more or less patronized by engaged people and others anticipating marriage, this appears a proper connection in which to make mention of the newest sensation in this line, namely, the Ce.mpe.neUo Marguerlta bell This tiny bell, first seen m New York city swinging from the watch chain of the young English actor, Krrle Bellew, and first heard tinkling in a muffled tone at each movement made by pretty devotees of Wallack's theatre, has at last appeared from out its shrouded mystery and besn adopted as a talisman charm tf many young men and women In society. The original Campanello, so the story goes, was found In an ancient ruin in Rome, and, as the hieroglyphics cut therein, when deciphered by learned searchers after the unknown, signified no end of prosperity to the possessor, it was presented to Queen Marguerita of Italy, who accepted it as her talisman. The patronage of this beautiful queen was sufficient to warrant duplicate Campanello bells to be made and worn in both the old world and the new. The cor rect style of wearing this silver-tongued symbol, Mrs. Grundy says, Is attached to tbe garter of unengaged young ladles, who pro claim their freedom from matrimonial ties by making music wherever they go, until such time as a betrothal ring is offered and accepted, when the little bell is transferred from its seclusion to ever after tinkle on the chain of the happy victor. Jewelers .will tell their patrons, and with truth, that this little bell is now made in both gold and silver, and is worn by young people as a charm, sometimes on the chain and some times on a bracelet or a lace pin. The word "campanello'' itself means "a little beH." Jeweler's Circular. KedTern Gowns. On the left of the illustration is shown pretty lawn tennis suit LAWN TKNMS AND WALKINO DRESSES. The lawn tennis dress is a combination of plain and striped wool goods Over the loose waist is a bodice of the plain goods, laced behind, and with a strap around the neck. It is slightly pointed at the back, top and bottom. Our many girls who play lawn tennis will find this costume very attractive and easily made. The little round, flat-topped hat is trimmed with the striped goods. On the right is a Redfern street or walking dress. This, too, li noticeable for its elegant simplicity. It is made of plain and striped goods. The skirt has a very slight draping low down at the back. The waist is open at the side of the full piece, under the vest front The Complexion. To obtain a beautiful skin one must begin and diet properly. Butter, fat meat and greasy food of every kind must not be eaten. Coffee and tea must be given up, so must claret and all kinds of wine, and milk or lemonade substituted. Fruits and vegetables should be eaten in abundance, rich candies and cakes avoided, pie never should be touched, and pickles and acid food generally should be dispensed with. A woman who follows the above rules will find that her skin will become smooth and clear after several months have passed. Of course, the dieting must be thorough and careful. No improvement can be made unless it is. A tablespoonful of sulphur taken every other morning for a week, and then not taken again for three days, and then taken every other morning for another week, is one of the best things to clear the com plexion. It acts like magic It should al ways be mixed with molasses or something that will clear it from the system. A great deal depends upon the constitution of tbe person and the kind of complexion she has. What will help one woman wonder fully will have no effect whatever on others. One thing is certain, however, milk is always conducive to softening and whitening the skin, and it is a noticeable fact that girls who have never been allowed to drink tea or coffee, and who have drunk quantities of milk, have generally, when they reach the age of 20, very beautiful complexions. Hot water is also one of the best things with which to keep the complexion in order. A tumblerful should be drunk one hour be fore every meal. If it is disagreeable by itself, the ujice of half a lemon should be addod. Su;nr should not be used. Most women in summer time are too careless of their complexions, and when winter comes, and they go out to balls and parties, they regret it. The sun is excellent for the com plexion if it does not got too much of it A little browning and freckling is oftentimes very beneficial, but when the face is exposed to too great measure of the sun's rays the skin is apt to become coarse. Veils very thin ones should always be worn at a sea side resort, unless parasols are carried. The salt air and sun together are bad for the complexion, though excellent for the general health. The face should always be washed in water that has the chill taken off it Warm water Is not good for the complexion, despite all that has been said to the con trary ; neither is really cold water. The one makes the skin flabby, and In time wrinkles it; the other roughens it Oatmeal and In dian meal water aro both excellent for washing the face and hands in. The meal softens the skin and gives It a delicate flush which is very becoming. The majority of women will also find that salt water will help their complexions. Get ten cents' worth of rock salt every month; and wash in a basin into which a good lump of it has been placed. Rain water is an excellent thing for the skin, and there is as much truth as poetry in the saying that the "early dew of tbe morning will make like the face of an angel the woman who bathes in it" ' Bows for Dress Skirts. In millinery the various ways of making bows may be numbered by the dozens. The "French" bow for dress skirts is formed of ribbon No. 13. This is the usual width. The bow is s'.rongly tied, the center is drawn close together, the ends are very long, gen erally half a yard, and the streamers are frequently a yard in length. Another style of bow for skirts has tbe loops about six inches long, with a long loop turned down ward with a center-piece. The ends are rather short This style of bow can be made of the drees goods, If it is soft and not at all thick. Double bows, with two kinds of ribbon of blending shades, trim to excellent effect, and are very becoming on light dresses. , FASH10NLET3. . Cactus cloth Is a new material Seersucker effects are seen In new silks. Ecru Is a most fashionable1 color this sum mer. Tbe beautiful topas stone Is again in favor. Black silk stockings can be made to last mnch longer by having cotton feet , The fashionable woman makes her toilet for dinner before taking her drive in tbe park. IN SECRET SESSION. The Telegraphers of the United States Hold a Secret Meeting In St. Louis, and Join the Knights of Labor. St. Louis, June 12. A very secret meeting of the delegates to tbe con vention of the Brotherhood of Tele graphers, was held in this city yester day. The delegates were from all parts of tbe United States, and several of the most prominent of them were those who were active in tbe great telegraphers' strike of 1883. Ever since that time the fraternity have been quietly organizing upon a sound basis, but they have found it necessary to be very cautious in their movements, and It waa for tbia reason that the convention was held so secretly. The meeting was harmonious throughout and a large amount of work was accomplished. Heretofore tbe brotherhood has been an indepen dent organization, the various local councils formulating such rules and by-laws as were deemed necessary for their proper government. The rapidity, however, with which the organization has increased of late has made it necessary to more thor oughly systematic the working of the separate councils under a general head. It was for this purpose that the con vention was held, and after a mature deliberation it was unanimously re solved to fall in line under the banner of the Knights of Labor. This waa the principal business of the meeting, and it was completed. The convention was adjourned sine die. Declines the Nomination. Little Rock, Jane 12. John G. Fletcher who accepted the nomination of the agricultural Wheel for governor, will publish a card to-day withdrawing from the race and declaiiag himself out of politics. E. G. McConnell, nominee for auditor and W. P. Grace, for attorney-general, ho declined to accept their nominations and it is understood that J. Armln, for hnd commissioner, and Tuornburg, for secretary of State, will also decline. This action renders it doubtful if any ticket can be constructed, especially as the Republican State Central com mittee has refused to endorse the Wheel ticket. The most sanguine of the Wheel leaders however insist that they will make the tight. Ex-President Arthur Takes a Drive. Nbw York, June 11. The Tribune this morning says : For the first time in a week ex-President Arthur left his house yesterday for a drive. It was late in the afternoon when the carriage drove up to the door, as it was thought earlier in tbe day that it would hardly be prudent for him to undertake the journey. So strong, however, was his desire to get out in the sunshine that he determined to take the risk. He seems poorer and more emanciaied than ever. His step was strong when he walked to the carriage, but when he returned bis movements was that of an aged man. Ills face was flushed and had a careworn look. He had a refreshing sleep after the drive and re ported that he had. a slight tinge of returning apetlte. Grocers on a Tramp Through Eu rope. New Yoek, June 12. Over two hundred grocers sailed for Europe this afternoon on the North German Lloyd Line steamer Elbe. Most of the ex cursionists were New York and Brook lyn grocers, but there were a large number from western cities. Their tickets are good for a year. They vflll be given a reception or their arrival in Bremen. In parties they will make a tour of Germany, England, Austria, Italy, Belgium, Switzerland and Hol land. They were given a banquet in Hoboken before they started. For Open War. London, June 12. The Standard this morning, commenting on Mr. Joseph Chamberlain's manifesto, says: "His sentence is for open war. Every sentiment of chivalry and every ten derness for old associations are ruth lessly set aside. With reference to the alterntive scheme, are bound to add the caution that he may be deceiv- 1 by placing in the bands of the disaf fected powers which might be abided. For tbe present the main of the Unionists is to frustrate the Separa tists." Met With Success. St. Joseph, Mo., June 12. James McPherson, an agent of assembly No. 122, K. of L., of South Chicago, ar rived in this city to-day for the pur pose of trjing to induce merchants not to receive two car loads of nails from tbe Calumet Iron and Steel Works in South Chicago, at which a lockout has prevailed for some months. He met with success in that he in duces most of the carpenters and re tailers to refrain from buying the nails. The Nevs Referring to Complaint Made by Mr. Chamberlain. London, Juae 12 The News re ferring to the complaint made by Mr. Chamberlain, in his manifesto, says: "It comes with ill grace from a former cabinet minister. The parliament of 1880, was elected to deal with a series of questions that were never a subject of contention. Mr. Chamberlain knows that the Irish difficulty has been the first duty Imposed upon every re cent government." ' In Favor of Local Government. London, June, 12. Newman Hall writes in favor of local government for Ireland, as well as fcr the ether countries, but how to apply local gov ernment consistently with imperial interests, he says he does not know. When Gladstone Is on one side and Bright and Chamberlain on the other hesitancy is right on the part o those less conversant. Interesting Meeting of the Amalga mated Association. Pittsbuko, June 12. The session of tbe Amalgamated Association this morning was the most important which has ever been held, the entire time being taken up with a discussion of the proposed changes of the scale to conform to the views submitted by the manufacturers. The puddlers claim that their claims have been overlooked in making up the scale and a meeting of the lodges of this district has been called for this afternoon, to insist up on 45.50 per ton for boiling. Some of the puddlers threaten to withdraw from the association if the advance is not instituted in the rcale. From pre sent! indications there is decided trouble In tbe ranks, and the conven tion may not adjourn before the end of next week. The manufacturers spoken to this morning saythey will insitt on the striking out of all extras included in the scale, and that they will refu-e to consider the nailers demand In con nection with the scale submitted by the Amalgamated Association, be cause they were admitted as men.bjrs after the scale was adopted. The Sunday Bill Passes the Louisi ana Legislature. Baton Rouge, June 11. Much important business was disposed of to day. The Sunday law came up in the senate and at 1 o'clock Senator Gasklns called the previous question and the main question was ordered. The bill received 25 yeas to 5 nays. Tbe nega tive vote was cast by Senators Braughn, Davey, Gulthord and O'Donnell, of Oi leans, and Lewis, of St. Landry. The jury law passed the senate. It alters the present law materially. Members of the militia are ex empted only when in ac'ual service. The exemption of railroad emi loyes, except engineers, brakesmen, Bremen and conductors Is eliminated. Lawyers, teachers and physicians are exempted If engaged in the practice of their profession. The age of exemp tion is raised to sixty -live years. Con victs, whether pardoned or not, are disqualified. Actual citizenship is not required. Residents not citizens are subject to jury duty. The senate confirmed the nomina tion of Judge Roman and the board of administrators of the charity hospital and Orleans criminal court judge. Braughn will offer three acts em bracing the penal code, code of criminal proceedure and a digest of criminal evidence, prepared by District Attor ney Lienel Adams. These acts are distinct from the revised statutes. They were prepared with great care by Mr. Adams after an examination of the criminal laws of the other States. The penal code comprehends some fifty or sixty crimes and offenses not pro vided ror Dy existing statutes. Burying the Vlctlms- Belfast June 12. The dead vic tims of tbe reecent rioters are being buried to-day. It waa feared that the f nnerals.would provoke fresh disorder. The routes to the different cemetei les were strongly lied with police and soldiers. No violence or rioting have yet occurred. The Orange Lodes ofg Ulster have been Instructed to sus pend drilling during the excitement Belfast. A Lively Controversy Looked For. London, June 12. The Times ex pects that a lively controversy will follow Mr. Parnell's statement with an interview with Eail Carnovan. At present it is said we are reduced to the painful position to be compelled to treat it as depending very much on the perscnal character of the two persons concerned. Billv Malony. QutBKO, June 12. Nothing can be discovered to show that Billy Malony or his family were passengers on the steamer Sardinian. A generally ac cepted theory is that Malony came here from Montreal and is now at one of the outlying fishing resorts enjoy ing himself with American friends. Earthquake Shock. Asburt Park, N. J., June 12. A shock of earthquake occurred here one minute after midnight last night, last ing two minutes. Tbe shock was ac companied by a rumbling nclsa. Hoises were shaken and pictures on the walls swung to and fro. Refused to Take the Oath. Madhid, June 12. Senor Marots has been elected president of the new chamber. Senor Saugeren, the only Cirlist deputy, refused to take the oath. He promised allegiance, but would not renounce his Carlist opinions. The Weather and Rivers. Washington, junel2. For thirty two hours For Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Texas. Fair weather, followed by 16cal rains, nearly sta tionary temperature, winds generally southerly. The rivers will continue to fall f lowly Arkansas Republicans. -Little Rock, June 11. The Re publican S:.. ti executive committee has decided to call a Republican State convention on July 22, to consider the propriety of putting a Republican mate ticket in the field. A Box Factory Destroyed by Fire. Toronto, Ont., June 11. First Brook Brothers box factory was de stroyed by fire this morning. The loss Is estimated at (100,000. Saloons Ordered Closed. Cincinnati, June 12. The saloons were ordered closed at midnight last night by the superintendent of police. The order is to remain in force. Imports of Merchandise. New York, Juno 12. The total Imports of merchandise at this port daring the past week were valued at $6,190,394. . ATTRIBUTED TO Chas. T. Yerkes Arrives at I'h.ii delohla He Denies the s. ' Made Against Him by the Ch.i. . Papers. Philadelphia, Pa., Jun 11 Charles T. Yerkes, the weJl-knowa banker of this city and Chicago, who la the accredited agent of the PhikdeL phia syndicate in the purchase of the Northaide passenger railway of Chica go, arrived In tbe city last evening. He registered at the Hotel LaFayettu. Mr. Yerkes said to a Times reporter: "I intend to have no interviews la Philadelphia, as I have only come here to consult with engineers relative to buying a cable road on the north side of Chicago." "But the Chicago papers charge that you have paid out $127,000 to the board of aldermen of that city to pass a bill granting you certain franchises," said tbe reporter. It is not so," he replied. "I never paid a cent to anybody either in coun cils or out of councils to procure the passage of that bill, or any other bills. mere is no truth wbatever in the re port that I see published in the papers. It Is the universal wish of th people of the north slue of Chicago that the cable system should be used. I have been waited on by a great many citi zens of all classes, who earnestly urged me to get a cable road in opera tion as soon as possible. I have promised to do so, and that Is what brings me here now. The opposition Is entirely among newspapers, the principal one of which is partly owned by a son of one of the directors of the Old West Side company. That com pany is very jealous of the improve ments, which our road contemplates.. making, and one of the officers of the company remarked too, when I first spoke, that he would not have it done for 120,000 a year. It looks ss though his threats were being carried out." What a Press Reporter Saw 1 In the. Riot at Beirast. Belfast, June 11. An Associated Press reporter who was detailed to re main on the scene of the riots, at 5 o'clock this morning report id as fol lows: I remained among the rioters all night. The greatest damage in the way of wrecking and looting was done along the Shankbi'l and the York: roads. The fighting in both thorough fares was desperate and continuous. The mob was composed of the lowest ruffians. The bayonets of the police had no terrors for them, and In many cases I saw the mob in overwhelming numbers press up against the bayonets of the police and drive them back., The only instances in which the ' police drove the mob at all so far as I observed were those in which the officers in compact lines fired at close range rapid volleys of buck shot. These the rioters could cot stand against, and' they were driven back, but even under such galling fire the rioters would drop to the pavement and rush upon the police while they were reloading. It is impossible to di-crlbe the state of' terror under which the respectable Catholic people of Belfast are now living in con sequence of the prevalent anarchy of bigofry. The bravest of them hardly dare to venture out of doors in daylight even. I know that scores of people were shot during last night's riot. I saw ten taken to the hospitals this morning. It is feared that every funeral of a victim of the riots may provoke a fresh outbreak. The law abiding citizens demand of the govern ment the appointment of a special com mission to inquire into the causes of the whole disorder. The Chicago Cable Railway Ordi nance. Chicago, June 11. It is now con tended, according to various published interviews this morning, that tbe cable ordinance adopted by the city council Monday night for the benefit of the North Chicago Railway Company, c&a be avoided in tbe courts. In the orig inal ordinance it is provided that the roads shall be operated by animal power and not otherwise. Lawyers consulted claim that there is no repeal ing clause. That an ordinance loses force only when repealed in ex pressive terms, and that any court must issue an injunction against the company restraining It from availing Itself of tbe privilege granted by the Chicago aldermen. If the mayor signs the ordinance It Is declared the matter will be taken to the supreme court. In connection with the proposed la ing of the cable on State street, it is now contended that when the grant to lay tracks on that narrow thoroughfare was given by the council many of the names of the alleged signers of the petition were forgeries. A Priest Denounces a Polish So ciety from the Pulpit. Pittsburg, J une U. There is war among the Polish colony on the south, side, arising out of the orgunizitim of the Polish hussars of John Intro", of Sobilski, in St. Adamert's church. South 15.h street, by Chas. D. Nowak. Mr. Nowak, after obtaining the. caa sent of Bishop Phelan. enrolled tbi t seven members, but has met wuh. strenuous opposition from Father Mlsklewis, the priest of St, Adamert's. He claims that the priest at first gave bis consent of tbe organization of the society, but afterwards at the instigation of soma mem bers, withdrew it. Father Miskiewls both last Sunday and the Sunday pre vious denounced tbe society from the pulpit, saying the members were not Catholics, and warning his congrega tion noi to join it. Imports of Dry Goods. New York June 11. The total Im ports of dry goods at this port during the past week, were valued at $1,728,-. Obi, and the amount thrown oa tha market at $1,572,001.