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VOL. XXI VICKSBURG, MISSISSIPPI, I'll I DAY MORNING, JUNE 25.1886 NO 21 1. 1 .1 1 u r . r . i '-Ml -' III If 11 i I t v Copiah Instructs for Hooker. Special to Commercial Herald. Jackson, June 21. At the Copiah courty convention held at Hazlehurst to-day, the delegates were unanimously instructed to vote for Hon. Chas. E. Hooker for congress, first, last and all the time. He left, this evening for fCtlinton, accompanied by several of our citizens, to deliver an address before one of the colleges. Marriage of Dr. W. C. Rodgers and Miss Anna Bailey--The Closing Exercises of the Deaf and Dumb Institute. Special to Commercial Herald. Jackson, June 23 Dr. W. C. Rodg ers and Miss Anna Bailey, daughter of Dr. P. T. Bailey, were married to-night at the Presbyterian church, Dr. John Hunter officiating. There was an im ,j mense assemblage of friends to witless the ceremony, as the contracting par ties are two of Jackson's most highly esteemed young people. The church was beautifully and artistically decor -, ated. After the ceremony, a brilliant reception was tendered at the residence of the bride's father, which was enjoy ed by numerous friends. The happy couple left on the midnight train for Saratoga on a wedding tour. The wed ding presents werinumerous and cost '""O, ly. Dr. Rodgers is a popular druggist yw0 West Jackson, ana tue unae is one ' lot our mnct amiable and beautiful Voting ladles, The closing exercises of the Deaf and Dumb Institute took place list, night. The pupils showed thorough training, and the exercises throughout were ex ceedingly interesting. Miss Luh Mer chant graduated with honors. Yazoo City Notes. Special totlie Commercial Herald. , Yazoo City, Miss , June 21. Trie steamer Issaquena with two hundred excursiouists from your city reached here at 6' p.m. and returned at 8 p.m. Their shoit stay and the bad weather interferred with the pleasure of their stay. It has been raining tines Satur day Dight, with occasional intermis sions. The continuous wet weather gives a gloomy outlook to crop futures. The young son of Mr. and Mrs. 11. L Cole, died yesterday, and was buried tc-day. Capt.Pugh of the PughLine having bought tie Ike Bonham of your port, will place her in tip-top order and then put her in commission between Yazoo City and Greenwood. Yazoo City, June 23. Dr. Hamp ton Cox, of the Benton neighborhood, died last night and was buried at 6 p.m. to-day. Dr. Cox was one of our oldest and most widely esteemed citi zens, and was largely connected in this section of the country. The resignation of Capt. Stanhope Posey and First Lieut. R. C. Smith, of the Yazoo Rifles, is announced to-day, their business and company interests Conflicting. Their successors will be elected at the next meeting of the company. The Kitlea promise to be a credit t the city and a dangerous competitor at future mi itary contests. Bright skieB and balmy bretzes t i-day encourage the hope that a pleasant spell of wesitier is upon us for a time. A National Bank to be Started at Monroe. Special to Commercial Herald. aiiraents were run on the bank of Monroe rtiiAtJ day. genetf Messrs. Beard and Millsaps have formed a partnership for transacting, ' collection, bankiig and exchange busi ness here, pending the orgaoiz.tion of the Ouachita National at Monroe, by a I number of business men; both are i . genii ;tnen of large means, unquestion ed integrity, business ability, and enj oy f' unlimi .ed confidence of ttie entire cuiu - munity. The London Times on Mr. Glad stone. London, Juue 23. The Times com menting on. Mr. Gladstone's Glasgow meeting, says: "The remarkable ab sence of men of intellectual, social or professional distinction, which has characterized al( of Mr. Gladstone's meetings in Scotland, appears to have reached its highest development at Ghsgow yesterday. Mr. Gladstone's effort to avoid serious discussion of his own plans was crowned with complete success in his Glasgow speech. It bristles with misstatements of facts and perversion of argument; it does not contain a single attempt to grap ple with the difficulties of the Irish question." Marriage of Judge Stanley Mat thews. New Yokk June 23. Judge Stanley Matthews was married this morningto Mary Theaker, of Cleveland, 0. The ceremony took place at the home of the bride's cousin, Mr. Charles Parson, Jr., this city, Rev. Wm. It. Paxton, of Princeton, N. J., officiated assisted by Rev. D. Richard D. Harton.of the first Presbyterian church here. There were about fifty relatives and friends pres ent. Appointment. Washington, June 23 The presi dent has appointed George II Murphy, of North Carolina, to be a consul tr clerk of the Ignited States. The Louisiana Legislature. Baton Rouge. June 21. Senator Foster, of St. Mary, was given leave of absence on account of the death of his ten year old daughter Robson introduced a bill to secure industrial reform, and to encourage and proraots a more profitable agricul ture, and for the better protection of all parties interested in it. The two senate insurance bills were engrossed and passed to the third read ing.' In the house, the bill to regulate and fix a maximum ttriff to be charged by railroads for carrying passengers or limiting the rate to three cents, was considered and indefinitely postpened -47 to 35. The bouse ordered engrossed the bil to amend the funding law so as to admit the funding of constitutional warrants existing prior to 1378. Night session A delegation has ar rived from the Northern portion of St. Landry, for the purpose of petitioning for the creation of a new parish to be called Wiliz. Gov. McEnery signed the Sunday law just three minutes after be got it. The license and revenue bills have gone over until to-morrow in order to allow the chairman of the ways and means committee to consult with the auditor and treasurer and study up the j amendments. " j Baton Rouge, 22. Mr. Brent, of Ascension, introduced an act to re organize Ifra board of control of the Louisiana penitentiary and enlarging its powers, providing for exercise of powers of tie State relat.ve t) State convicts.their treatment, food.clothing, etc . and vesting certain power in the Ciiiiuiittee on penitentiary supervis ions and convi it inspectors. The bill also provides for making certaia ap propriations out of rents from the penitentiary derived by the State. Mr. Davey, in the senate this morn i ig, presented a memorial signed by Messrs. Shakespeare, McUinnis Bros., Logan, and others, prominent manu facturers, to amend article 207 of the constitution to extend the t.me of ex emption from taxation on all capital, machinery and other property employ ed in manufacturing of textile fab ric, leather, shoes, and other, articles. Mr. Davey offered a joint resolution to this effect. At 1 p.m. the license bill was taken up and read section by section, and will continue the entire day. . Mr. Shattuck, of Calcasieu, moved to reduce the license for retailiag liquor in ljss quantities than one gal lon from 200 to $50. Messrs. Hunter and Whitaker sup ported this motion, while Mr. Wells ti opposed to it. Mr. Allain contend ed that low license would bring in mere money to the State. Mr. Laro que said high 1 cense was legislition for the rich to the detriment of the poor. The license was finally reduced to $50 by a vote of 55 yeas to 34 nays. Baton Rouge, June 23. The even ing session of the house on Tuesday wa.i devoted to consideration of the license bill.and the proceedings were, at limes, of a very exciting character. The principal struggle was over the liquor license, and finally an amend ment by Mr. Dudenheffer, of Orleans, was declared adopted, forty seven yeas and six nays; fifty refused to vote. This amendment establishes fciae class es of licenses from $750,where receipts are $50,000 to $50, where receipts are 1 'ss than $2,000. The session lasted from 7 o'clock till midnight. Whitaker of O.hans at one time distinguished himself by moving to dejioie speaker Ogden, whom he ac cused of unfair ruling and failing to put a motion. The country members say that if the license bill goes through with high license feature eliminated, tlje country will send prohibition representatives to the legitl-tture next session. The license bill at 2:45 oVlici this after noon with amendments was engrossed and passed to the third reading. The revenue bill is made special order for to-morrow. The senate committee on labor and capital reported favorably on Senator Robson's bill to secure Industrial re form and promote more profitable ag riculture. The bill providing for the election of judges in Orleans failed to pass, lacking a two-third vote. The senate holds night sessions. The house adjourned to to-morrow. Mr. Guiday, of St. Landry, presented a bill to cre ats the parish of Ogden from the northern portion of St. Landry. The bill giving disabled Confederate soldiers, each a quarter section of swamp land was discussed and ordered printed. Graham, of DeSoto, called up the house bill, making and classify ing priority of liens and rights of pledges in favor of lessors and furnisher of supplies on the crops and agricultural product produced during the current year on leased premises and on proceeds thereof. Murphy,, of Orleans, moved to in definitely postpone. He said the country was opposed to any lien law and he wanted to see the bill killed. To Mr. Graham, he said : "We have got you where" we want you. We have got the vct3 to down you." Mur phy's motion prevailed 44 to 36. Anarchists Parson Surrenders to the Court. Chicago, June 21. Shortly, before 3 o'clock this afternoon Anarchists Par sons, who has been missing since the Haymarket riot, walked into the crim inal court-rcom, accompanied by his attorney. His appearance was a sur prise to the court and police officers. He i3 bupposed to have remained in hiding in this city since the night of May 3d. He drove up to the criminal court building.in a handsome cab, and at once hurried to the court-room. Capt. Black asked that he be tried with the other prisoners. It appears that last Saturday Capt. Black held a ccn-. sultation with Mrs. Parsons, and he urged her, if she knew where her hus band was to communicate with him at once and get bim to come to Chicago for trial. The woman refused at first, but finally became convinced it was the best thing to do. He was so thor oughly disguised that his own mother would not have known him. Threats of Lynching Freely Made. Franklin, La., June 21. Manuel Oliver, colored, was kiild Saturdav night in a house occupied by Oliver s wife, by Joe Taussant and his brother. One of the brothers had induced Oli ver's wife to leave him ; Oliver went to the house to persuade her to return and when the door was opened, the light blown out aod Oliver shot dead. The brothers carried the body to tie door of the house on adjoining land and laid him face down ward on the ground and placed bis hat with a pistol under it near the body. They then returned to the room and assisted by Oliver's wife and a young girl who had witnessed the whole affair, endeavored to obliterate evidence of their crime by tc ouring the bloodstains from the floor and scat tering brick-dust on the spot. The parties are all in j iil. There is much excitement among the colored people and threats of lynchiig Toussant ti freely made. Why the Late King Was Not Burled in the Royal Vault. Munich, June 21. Murmurs are heard on all sides regarding the treat ment of the late king. The people ask why his body was not interred in the grave of his fathers in the Theatiner church, instead of being plxcid in a vault containing the bodies of distant rehtives, and in which a member of the royal family was never before buried. The official reason given for this course ti that the rhyal vault is already overfilled, but the humble class believe it is because the king eotumit ted suicide. Very Little Chance of Recovery. Chicago, June 21. A special from Bloomington, Ills., says : "The fami ly and physician of ex-Vic:-President David Davis have concluded that his end is approaching at last and that he has but a very little chance of recov ery. They determined to-day to give this information to the public believ ing it to be no 1 nger proper to conceal his true condition. When Mr. Davis was attacked by the carbuncle on the shoulder, about May 1st, he was al ready reduced by dia'ottis. No sooner did the carbuncle improve two weeks ago than malignant erysipelas set in so that he ti now suffering from a complication of disorders and cannot read the newspapers. Visitors are not allowed to see him. A consultation i f his fami'y physician and medics! men from Chicigo will be held to-day. Bloomington, III., June 21. At the consultation of the Chicago and Bloomington physicians to-day they pronounced Judge Davis beyond hope of recovery. Onlv One Juror Obtained. Chicago, June 23. The crowd seeking admittance into the criminal court building this morning was larger than usual. Upon questions pro pounded by the State's attorney, it was found that Byf-s, one ot the men accepted by the defense, had an An archist in his employ. He was excused by the State. The State acsepted Jas. II. Cole byjthe defense yesterday. He is the first juror chosen. He is a loco motive fireman and was in the Union army. During the progress of the ex amination Mr. Grinnell, the State's at torney, said : "By the way, before I go further, the counsel on the other side have given us one surprise by producing Parsons in court, are you going to produce Schnaubel here also ?" "No," announced Capt. Black, "the trial Is too far advanced for that." Schnaubel is the alleged bomb thrower. The questioning then again proceeded. Prof. Ei S. Holder's Successor Named. Milwaukee, Wis., June 23. It has been learned from good authority that Prof. John R. Dosies, of the Wis consin State University, who is one of the profoundest mathematicians in the country, is to succeed Prof. Edward S. Holder, a director of the Washburne obser-atory, at Madison, Wisconsin. Prof. Holder resigned some time ago to assume charge of the Lusk observa tory in California. The Count of Paris. Paris, June 22. Most of the Roy alistj senators and deputies intend to witness the departure of the count of Paris from France. Photographers' Convention. St. Louis, June 22. One thousand photographers from all parts of the United States and Canada, have ar rived in tfcii city to attend the seventh annual convention, which held its first session to-day, and many foreign ar tists not being able to attend person ally have sent specimens of their work to represent them. An interesting feature ot the convention is the exhibit by the various photographers of views from the United States, Canada, Eng land and Germany, which cover all of the available space upon the walls of the meeting-room, as well as those of the fourteen smaller adjicsnt balls and five thousand square feet of partition, whic'i have been especially erecied for the purpose. There is alio oa disphy a most complete exhibition of all ap paratus known to the art. The con vention was called to order at 10 o'clock by the president, Mr. W. X, Pottir, of Indianapolis. Mr. George Croner, of St. Louis, delivered an address of wel come to the delegates. The president's response to this was followed by the reading and approval of the minutes of previous convention, which was suc ceeded by committee reports. Excitement Among the Legal Pro fession. Tiienton, N. J June 22. Ex Judge McCarter made a motion before the supreme court last week to dabar Judge J. Frankfort and Joseph A. Beecher, prominent members of the bar in Newark, on the ground of al leged unprofessional conduct. They were charged with having attempted, under a professional mask, to defraud a widow who had previously retained ex-Judge McCarter as her counsel. Great excitement was ctused among members of the legal profession owing to the prominence of the parties con cerned. The case has been pending ever since, but it was virtually dis missed yesterday by the decision of the court not to grant the motion. An Offioers Story of the Loss of the Steamer Albano. New York, June 22. The steamer Andes, which arrived here yesterday from Kingston, Jamaica, took on board at Navassa, threa officers, two engineers and hiueen men of the steamer Albaso, wrecked June 5th, at Jaomel. Henry Lynch, third officer of the Albano gives the following particulars of the lissofthat vessel: While the vessel was lying at anchor at Jacmel, Hayti, on June 5th, a heavy squall sprang up irom tne soutneastatoouc op.ra., whici caused the sh'p to drag her anchor; a second one was let go but it proved of no avail and she was drove ashore. A Suspension Which May Cause More Embarrassments. . . New Yokk, June 22. The suspen sion of the firm of H. F. Swift & Co., importers of sugar, at No. 66 Pine street, this city, and at Pernarobuco, is one of the most important business failures that has taken placa in a long tims. The liabili iss are about $100, 000, which is more than equalled by the assets of the firm. Tnus far no assignmeLt has been made and effjitj are in progress to effect a settlement with the creditors and resume business at an early day. In the meantime, the suspension is causing excitement in the sugar trade of the city, and the fear is expressed that other embar. rasments may follow here or elsewhere. Muc'o. sympathy was expressed on the street tc-day for members of the sus pended firm. One of the firm said to day: "We have been for over forty years in the business and our firm is the last one of the old class of mer chants who began to develop the capa bilities of the sugar importing busi ness. Sj far our creditors have been unanimous in their sympathy and good wishes. If we can tide over the next sixty days, we will, we think, be safe. Tne market has been depressed by the sugar refinery strikes and trade driven away. Now that they have resumed worn the demand will be increased." The Mayor of East St. Louis Fined Five Dollars forContempt. St. Louis, June 23. Mayor Maurice Joyce, of East St. Louis, was subpee jed as a witness In the gambling cases for list Monday at Belleville, but failed to appear, and the court issued an attach ment for him. The mayor was present in court yesterday and explained that his non-attendance was because be had frequently appeared as witness in the case which had been continued and he did not suppose that he would be wanted on Monday and did not know anything about it. State Attorney Uolden told the court the mayor could tell a great deal if he was so inclined and Insisted upon his being held for contempt of court. At the time of the raid upon the gamblers, Mayor Joyce expressed himself as heartily in favor of the raid, and had previously called upon Sheriff Roplequet and asked bis assistance to rid the city of the gambling men, claiming he was power less to enforce the law. Judge Snyder fined him five dollars for contempt of court, which the mayor at once paid. Moore Pension Bills Vetoed. Washington, June 23. The presi dent to-day sent to congress seven vetoes, all the vetoed measures being private pension bills which originated in tne senate. The Expulsion of the Princes Creating Quite a Stir. Paris, June 23. The police have been ordered to arrest all persons who make noisy loyal demonstrations la Paris or elsewhere on the occasion of the departure of the expelled princes. Count Foucher Da Corel), ambassa dor to the Austrian court has resigned in protest against the action of his government in expell ng the French princes. It is believed that M. Waddington, French ambassador to the court of St. James will resign in consequence of the expulsion of the princes. His resignation is momentarily expected. The Royal press pronounces the passages of expulsion bill the forerun ner of the downfall of the Republic. The moderate Republican papers generally criticised the measure as unjust. The "Opportunist" journals urge the government discard the demands of ' Irreconcillables" and Radicals, and demand a firmer Republican policy. The count and countess of Paris and their son Prince Louis Phillippe, after receiving their friends to-morrow will embark at Frecport in the after noon. The count's manifesto will be issued Friday. Prince Napolean Plon Plon) is go ing to Geneva, anu his son, Prince Victor, is going to Brussels. Neither, it is thought, will publish a manifesto. Prince Victor's adherents, it is said, will make demonstrations at the rail way station, when be takes his depar ture. More Indian Raids Reported. New York, June 23. A Tomb stone, Arizona Territory, special says : "Fresh Indian raids are reported from the Promontories district, just south of the line. The Indians are still very numerous in that section and are run ning off all the best horses, and it Is now dangerous for any one to go even a few rods away from the camps. Mining and business generally has been suspended about there. If some thing effective is not speedily done the country will be thoroughly crip pled. Pike county alone has suffered within the last two months to t le ex tent of at least half a million of dol lars. The return of Capt. Laoton from Sonora without acsomplishing anjtiiag marks an end of the first chapter of Miles' campaign, hitherto not very brilliant." Disruption Among the Parneli Aid Society. St. Louis, Mo., June 23 At a meeting last night, called by the execu tive committee of the Parneli Aid So ciety, the sum of $1,250 was subscribed to be at one sent to aid in the election of home rile candidates for seats in the next British parliament, A dispute arose over the method of forwarding the money, but the majority finally voted that it should be sent through the treasurer of the Land League As sociation. Mr. Peter L. Fay, chair man of the meeting, who had opposed the course thereupon withdrew his subscription, $100, and resigned his posi ion. Dr. O'Reilly was chosen to till the vacancy and committees were appointed to solicit and collect funds for the association whic'i will be sent to England as the majority may decide. The Feeling In Ohio Against the New England States. Charleston, June 23. At a ban quet given by our cit zens.and the local press, to the editors of Ohio, at whicb. were present Gov. Foreaker and Hon. C. Grosvenor, member of congress of Ohio, Congressman Grosvenor eaiel: "In Ohio there is more intense feeling against the New England States than there was against the South, owiog to the fact that the New England States do not want the South and West, to improve, but to hoi 1 them back by not legislating in the interest of the two great sections of the country. He characterized their citizens as being 'the over-educated provincialism of tie East.' " The gentleman was severe in his speech against the New Englanders. A Whole Family Poisoned. Paris, Mo., June 23. Sanford Bry an, colored, of this place, and his whole family, consisting of his wife and three children, have been poisoned by drinking water from a barrel in which had been placed some poisonous substance. The symptoms are those of arsenical poison. Suspicion points very strongly to a young darky, with whom the Bryans had a personal diffi culty on Sunday, and who was seen in the vicinity of the residence of the stricken family, a short tims before they were taken sick. The children not having taken so freely of the water as the parents, were soon relieved, but at this time the man and woman are in a critical condition. Scale Presented for Consideration Pittsburg, June 23. The joint committee of manufacturers and nailers, met this morning and organ ized. The nailers presented the scale for consideration, which is known as the Miogo scale. The conference lasted until 1 o'clock, when an ad journment was taken until 3 o'clock. It is believed that the scale will be signed so as to make the Amalgamated scale complete, but It is doubtful if the nail factories wi!l resume opera tions. ' Two Hundred and Fiftieth Anni versary. Providence, R. I., June 23. Prov idence present! a gala appearance to day In honor of the two hundredth and fiftieth anniversary of the settle ment of the city. Never before bas the city been so handsomely decorated nor have decorations ever been so pro fuse. Nearly all the buildings, public and private are covered with streamers, flags, bunting and pictures of the land ing of Roger Williams. Early this morning the weather was threatening andj the sky was over cast, and later a light rain begun to fall dampening the ardor of many of the citizens who were to take part in the celebration. The streets are thronged with visitors and business generally suspended. The procession formed at the city ball at 9:30 this morning and marched to the first Baptist meeting hous? on North Main street, where the exercises of the day were commenced. The exercises consisted of singing of psalms and odes by the Arion club, prayer by President Rotinson of Brown Univer sity, an address by Acting Mayor Rob.; bins and a historical dis course by Chief Justice Thomas Durfee. The morning cere monies closed with benediction by Bishop Clark, of Rhode Island. The exercises tbh afternoon at Roger William's Park, consisted of an ad dress by President Van Styck of the school committee to the graduating class of the high school, singing by pupils of public schools and a discourse by Rev, V. G. Vose. D.D. The Supporters of the Morrison Bill In Caucus. Washington, June 21. The caucus held to-nlgbt by the members of the house who voted on last Thursday to take up the Morrison bill was largely attended, and from all accounts it was a very lively meeting. The first speaker was Col. Morrison who said that as he had generally been recognized as the one in charge of the tariff legislation, he thought it was time for the party to take bold of the question in dead earnest, and he then, prepared a resolution to the effect that an emphatic address should be issued to the Democratic voters of the coun try. Among the other speakers were Messrs. Carlisle, Hale, of Missouri ;. D.bble, of South Carolina; Allen, of MisEiuippi, and others. It is understood that Messrs. Hale and Dibble, counseled moderation and '' warned the more radical of the speak ers that the party would make a great mistake if an attempt was not made to heal its differences. Mr. Allen, it is said, made one of the ' most humorous and sarcastic speeches ever heard in a caucus and succeeded. in KeeDins nis auuience in a continual. speeches made by the gentlemen who are anxious to keeD ud the differences: existing between the two white wings of the party on the tariff question. xne caucus to-nignc is sai l to nave resulted in a triumph for the Radical element, and it is expected t'oat an ad dress will be issued in accordance with the sentiment of the majority present. However, nothing was definitely agreed upon at this meeting, and the flnul nlan nf unt.inn will Itu aaetlari at another rneetiog and after the selection of a committee consisting of one mem ber from each State having a Demo cratic representative in the house. Legal Proceedings Instituted to Re cover a Larare Quantity of Pron- erty Upon Which Frankfort Is Sit uated New York, June 23. A dispatch to the Herald from Richmond, Va., says: x'arties living in mis state ana soutr. Carolina have instituted legal proceed ings, by which they may recover a large quantity of property la Kentucky, on which a portion of the city of la I.. til T- M k... l' inuaiuLk la uuiiu. lb ujjcata bund Lieut. Col. Charles Fleming, a revolu tionary soldier of distinction and valor, was granted for his services a tract of six thousand acres in the then State of Ohio. After his death the land was anlri hut-, nn vntM tnrVBvanna it la nnar claimed, was ever made cf any portion of it. The matter has been carefully looked into by the heirs.who claim the city of Frankfort is principally built on the tract, which was formerly Ohio Territory .and the records of the Virgi nia land office in the State capital show very plainly the entry of the original deed and the location of the land as aoove siaiea. it is saia mat uere ara only eight living representatives of the old Col. Fleming. Among them are Mrs. J. M. Benson, of South Caro lina; P. Bernard, of Richmond, Va., and Miss Judy Bernard, of Lynchburg. All of them regard the result of their proceedings with the liveliest and most hopeful anticipations, 83 the property claimed will amount to some 110,000, 000 in value A Compromise Effected. St. Louis, June 23. The conference to-day between the strikers and master plumbers resulted in the adoption of a compromise which end3 the strike which began May 1st. The bosses have agreed to pay and the journeymen to accept nine hours pay for eight hours work instead of ten hours pay for the shorter hours.