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TH VOLTJME IV. PALATKA, FLORIDA, FRIDAY MORNING, JUNE :J, 1SS7. NUMBER 72. TALLAHASSEE. PROTECTING YOUTHFUL VIRTUE. The Senate Amends the Apportion ment Bill. PROMISING SCHEME GIVEN ITS QUIETUS IN THE HOUSE. Caratutlj laM Plan for Stcuriaf. tha Stall Deposit for a Hois large Profit iipectes On Spoccb Killeo It. Svreitil In the PitUtthn JVVtm. Tallahassee, June 2. The Senate to-day passed the following bills, among others : The Tax bill; the Railroad Com mission bill; the bill to change the term of holding court in the Second Circuit; the bill incorporating the St, Johns River . and Gulf liailway Company; the bill s-mpowering the city government of Or ' la nil o to levy certain taxes; bill confer ring police powers on the directors of the Jacksonville and Atlantic Railway Company; also the bill to protect fe males of immature age and judgment from lasci v iousness, which was a House Bill and passed tliat body first, having been prepared and introduced under the supervision of Chaplain Partridge, It makes' the age of consent 17 years instead of 15, as in the bi'l introduced by Mr. Kelly. The Senate passed also the House .'Apportionment BiU, amending it in sev--eral respects, notably by reducing the representation in the House from Marion County and giving Monroe two members .instead of one. TALK OF AN EXTRA SESSION. A large part of the day was spent in She consideration of the Revenue Bill by isectiotts. The work drags slowly in the annate .-and there is a lot of talk among the .Senators about an extra session, but as nearly every important or at least every attiuJly necessary measure has jtassed the House, except one or two which can easily be disposed of to-morrow, . tltcre would be no necessity for this if the Senate was as far advanced with the work of tlie session. Nor would there he any need of working nntil twelve o'clock, to-night, as both Houses are to do as well as to-morrow night. Of course the num ber of bills in both Houses left undis jiosed of will be large, as it always is, but no occasion can possibly exist for an extra session for the passage of these. The Senate confirmed the county orti--cers fur the new county of Lee, and also James M. Baker as Judge of the Fourth Circuit. THE HOUSE. In the House the following bills passed to-day : The Senate bill making the ap m propriation for tlu State Agricultural College of 7,500; the joint resolution re lating to the Indian War Claims; the House bill to suppress gambling. The Senate bill regulating the fees to be clisrged by clerks for certifying to rec . ords and absti acts came up and, after : soute debute, the House bill on a similar : subjtct was sulistituted for the same . ami will come up to-morrow. The bill Ho allow certain iarties to mine for phos yihates, etc., will proliable get left in the TeaiersJ scramble. air. Duncan, of Sumter, from the fOIliaitte on Urgent Business, re j.orteo.' dktititwal selected list of bills to lie cons. Viered, viz: Finance, Taxation, (revene .VI) Tax Levy Bill, Registra tion Hill, a, pvrtiotuuent, now in the Senate) RaiiwJ Consmission Bill, (passed) and MLVtla Bi'l. The bill fixing the jier cent, of th 08 ,evied for 1M87 and 1888 wan i8tel without amendment after soi ve opposition the part of a few member. It fix. the State tax at mills tn increase of M a-tirill from last year- -and the county tax (maximum) at 6 mil ts one mill re duction from last year. The new Railroad Conn. ifaiun bill was passed without amendment' after being referred to the Committee on Jlailrfiads, who reported it identically with House Bill No. 1, with the Senate amendments printed on Tuesday by the said commit tee. The bill will be in the ban xls of the Governor to-night. A SCHEME SPOILED. The greatest excitement of tho day in tliel louse was on the consideration of the Senate Bill No. 160 puqiorting to be a bill "for the greater protection of the moneys of the State ami the Internal Improvement Fund.' but which a quick witted member who penetrated its true inwardness at a glance lias dubbed a bill for the exclusive Wnetit and pecun iary advantage of three or four banking institutions. This measure has the honor of having been lobbied by sys tematic and deliberate assaults upon the undertanding and opinions of niemliers, quite equal, if not more per tinacious 'and determined tliaa in the case of of the Jacksonville Charter Bill. An elaborate argument, printed in aesthetic style ami distributed to mem bers in large square enveloies, wan powerfully supplemented by unceas4 ing ersonul 4eadings with nearly every memler by some one or other niemlier of the "third house. This plan seems to have succeeded in the Senate, which passed the till, but it worked exactly the other way ii the House, ami a general storm of indigna tion greeted it and snowed it amder in that body. Its provisions include the re quirement that all collators or holder of State funds should deposit the same in one of the few de positories to le designated by the Governor, Comptroller and Treas urers under the jienalty of prosecution for felony, also, that the State sliall have only 3 per cent, interest from moneys which the depositers will get from 12 to ' 24 per cent. for. The bill requiries the depository bunks to give bond or deposit securities to the amount of $100,000 without reference to the amount of the fund likely to be on deposit, so that only one or two . banks in the State could comply with its pro vim ions. The House indefinitely postponed the bill on motion of Mr. Fil lingim, of Escambia, by a vote of 45 and 90 and Mr. Tinnin's motion to reconsider and to table the motion to reconsider clinched the whole matter, greatly to the disappointment of its ad vocates and several grave and powerful Senators who lobbied strenuously for the bill with the members. Mr. Strom, of Gadsden, made the on It sueech airain.nt the bill. It was bo good that there seemed nothing more to be said. Applause greeted the an nouncement of the result. Iiioate. FIGHTING POWDERLY. Flare Opposition of Knlehts of Ubrr to Thfcir Head. Chicago, June 2. A morning paper publishes the following : "At last night's meeting of the Dis trict Assembly, No. 24, a secret circular from Philadelphia was read, officially notifying the Chicago Knights of the ex pulsion of Dist.-ict Assembly, No. 120, and warning them against receiving any traveling or transfer cards from that Assembly. No action was taken and the document was very coldly re ceived. "Another anil an extremely interest ing circular is being received by secreta ries of all local assemblies in this city and all over the United States. It ema nates from District Assembly No. 126 and is an appeal for assistance and re venge. After reviewing the facts as stated above from their standpoint it charges Master Workman Powderly and the general Executive Board with crimi nal incompetency and hints broadly at corruption. Six specific violations of the constitution are alleged. Barry is said to have been in collusion with the manufacturers and his report is charac terized as false in every resjiect. He acted directly against the men without holding any consultation with them, they say, and declared the strike off ujion the false pretext that the strike was against one man who was a memler of the order. In other words he deliber ately sold them out, they allege, and was sustained in this action by the Gen eral Executive Board. The circular con cludes with an appeal to all assemblies to arise ami depose Powderly, and the corrupt and inefficient gang with whom he has surrounded himself. From'every indication the appeal will be met with hearty support from many of the Chi cago local assemblies. "The antagonism to Powderly is not confined to Socialists, and in tliis fight Socialism is not involved in the dispute. It is the inevitable struggle between mixed assemblies and trade unions. District Assembly 49 represents the for mer, and lias formed an alliance with Powderly, one of the results of which, it is claimed, is the increase of the Master Workman's salary to .OOO. With Montauk and John Moirison Districts in the East, the united opMsition of the Pacific Coast assemblies, of Burnet . Haskell and the Denver radicals, both of the great Chicago districts, split on ac count of Roman Catholicism, a relent less war by the powerf til trade unions, the avowed enmity of the Socialists, and the decided coldness on the part of the anti-prohibitionists, Powderly "s lot is not a happy one. A New and Bold Swindle. Tbacy, Minn., June 2. J. J. Harti gan, of this place, has lost $11,000. A stranger named Powell came along and proposed to Hartigan to start a Iwnk. The organization was effected and the concern started, though Powell had no capital to speak of. He then issued a certificate of deposit to an alleged brother at Tracy for f 11,000. The brother went East and had the certificate cashed by a bank in New York. Before cashing the certificate the New York parties tel egraphed to Powell at Tracy and re ceived a reply that the money was on deposit. Powell left Tracy as soon as he had finished his part in assisting his brother to have the certificate cashed. Panic la a Cathedral. Chihuahua, Mex., June 2. A terrible panic prevailed here yesterday afternoon in tli Catholic Cathedral, caused by the falling of a candle setting tire to one of the altars. The day being a religious holiday, the church was crowded to overflowing, principally with women ami children. At tlie sight of the smoke tit crowd became frantic and the usual r tomir stricken, struirirliinr a. - . . ... , of humanity iouoweu. oeverai i-i i o were smew . Mverelv injured. Official re- wwoma'" ' ..... . ports of the ' are -""J" obtainable. . . .,,, U there Next Tear. vc. t.'m 2. Fifty-three post offices will receW free delivery system Ju. "J rra'" the cities having attained .i-".. .,r i..1.i nr the ixist slices hav- ing returns! a revnue of T10.." " -Wua Inrimr the nast vear. Tlie S.OUUM ru cities thus benefited, are lensu n., . i.iii..iJ t:, - jm-kHon. Meriuian and Vickshur. Miss., and Staunton. Va. Several iost offices, some of them Iresidential oniceji. will be aloIishei by this change because of the consolidation of neighboring towns. Mexiran Pension Claim. Washisoton, June 2. It is now esti mated at the Pension Office that the number of Mexican Pension claims will not exceed 30,000. About 1X.UKI. of which numlier three thousand are wid ows claims, have already l-en received, and two thousand two hundred certifi cates have Iwen issued. It has leen de termined to increase the force of the di vision having the cases in liand, o tliat they may lie turned out at the rate of 200 per diem. To Inspect Alabama's Mato Troops. Washinotos. June 2. Second Lieu tenant John F. Tlioniiaon. Third Artil lery, lias been ordered to attend the en campment of the Second Regiment of the Alabama State Militia near Mont gomery, Ala., commencing June 7 and to inspect the troops. l:x.Yt-e President Wheeler IJ- Malone, S. Y., June 2. Ex-Vice President William A. Wheeler is dying, i He is unconciousy and while he may live several days, lib death might occur at any moment. THEIR WEDDING ANMTERSAKV. The Preaideat and Mrs. Cleveland at ftaranae Lake. Saranac Inn, N. Y., June 2. Tlie an niversary of the wedding day of the President nd Mrs, Cleveland dawned beautifully at Saranac Inn. At sunrise there was mt a breath of air stirring and the surface of the lake reflected every tree, hill, mountain range and cloud. But at 9 o'clock when the cottage party came over to the hotel to breakfast, a breeze had sprung up from the west and while caps were running across the lay just oft Prospect Point. When Mrs. Cleveland sat down to breakfast she found a little cluster of four-leaved clovers at her place. She and the President were heartily congrat ulated upon the anniversary and were wished all manner of happiness anil good luck. After 10 o'clock, after smearing their faces liberally with fly ointment, the President, Mrs. Cleveland ami Dave Cronk went off in one Ixxit. Colonel and Mrs. Lamont and McCatTry in another, and Doctor and Mrs. Rosman in a third to Hend the day at Holt's Pond. alout three miles distant. They took lunches and, unless the flies and mosquitoes prove too annoying, will re main all day. When they return the cottage of the President will probjtl.lv lie decorated in a simple manner, to recaU to its occuants the memory of the cere mony tliat took place in the Blue Room of the White House just a year ago. TEX MILES OF MwLTEN LAVA. New Volcano in Mexico Itroke out with the first Kartnquake. Tombstone, Ariz., June 2. Senor Cania, who has just arrived from Na cosari, states tliat authentic news has reached Ojiosura that at the time of the first earthquake a volcano broke out on the Chihuahua side of the Sierra Mail re mountains near Piedras Verdes and about thirty miles west of Casas Grandes. Ditfetent icirties. nuniliering th'rty persons in a'l, have gone from Casas Grandes to insjs ct the volcano but owi-ig to the intense heat they have been unable to approach nearer than within three miles of the molten lava, which Mdirs down the mountain side. and which is estimated to extend fully ten miles from the crater of the volcano. Volumes of smoke by day and a lurid glare by night from the burning moun tain are visible for a long distance. Gov ernor Tarres of Sonora has directed that a jiarty lie sent from Oposura to inspect and report upon the phenomenon. A slight shock of earthquake was felt here Monday, and another at 2 o'clock Tuesday imirning. EMPLOYED BY THE SHERIFF. The McNeil Train Kohhers Had a Spy Anions; Them. ArsnN. Tex., June 2. John and Cheed Croft. Ike and Bill Usery and Chas. Buckley, the alleged McNeil train rolJiers. had a hearing before the United States Commissioner, yesterday, Buck ley, to the astonishment of the other men, turned State's evidence, and before he got through with his testimony he disclosed that he was in the employ of the sheriff of Bear County, and had been for sometime. He had leii detailed to watch the men, and be and they bail planned to rob a lisink at Luling, a town on the Sunset route. This, however, was aliandoned and on May 4 they planned the McNeil train robliery. A fellow named Hall was captain of the gang. He and Craft, Usery, and others not known to Buckley, committed the robliery. " Buckley was not with the gang. The robliery was to occur on the 15th, but for some cause was delayed until the isth. Buckley, who is a very lad man h;uisclf and an ex-convict, was employed to get the prisoners corfideiice and expose their oiierations. STRIKE NOT YET SETTLED. M'lls and furnaces Cloning llown for Lack of l'nel-13.000 Men Idle. PlTTSBi'RO, June 2. All hope of an early settlement of the coke strike'has disappeared. A conference of the oper ators and strikers was held to-day. After a session of several hours the meeting adjourned without arriving at any agreement. Both sides were firm. The operators took a decided stand for arbi tration, while the men insisted upon 12 per cent, advance. A. A. Carlton, of the f ieneral Execu tive Board of the Knights of Lalior, who has been investigating the coal strke, will complete his rejiort to-morrow. It has been intimated that he will decide against the strikers. Tlie strike has now Listed one month, anl its effects are lieing felt throughout the industrial regions of tliecountiy. On account' of the scarcity of fuel the fur naces are closing down and many mills have suspended operations, therebv throwing thousands of men out of era ployment. In the coke region alone there are over 13,000 idle men, ami it is estimated that thev have lost in wages nearlv half a million dollars. Tired of the Oreat Strike. ClllCAOO, June 2. Tlie Master Ma son's Associations have issued a long document, addressed to bricklayers and stonemasons, appealing to them as indi viduals to formulate some plan for the settlement of the present difficulty. It sets fiirtb the platform adopted by the contractors and builders, and asks the men to form a union on the same liasis upheld by their employers, and then ar bitrate any difficulties tliat may arise. Editor O'ltriea'a Travels. BtisTON. June 2. William O'Brien Dennis Killsride and Charles Ryan, of the Ihiblin fWeman' Journal, left Bos ton this morning for New York by the 11 o'ckick train on the Boston and Al bany Railroad. A dozen or more admirers catliered to bid the visitor good-bye. There was no demonstration of any kind, owing to the heavy rain, as well as to tlie general impression tliat O'Brien would not leave Boston until this afternoon or evening. A Steamboat Harmed. New Orleans, June 2. The steam boat Queen City, owned by the New Or leans and Bayou Teche Steamboat Com pany, was burned this morning. The loan amounts to f 15,000, with an insur ance of f 10,000. THE THISTLE THIRD. She is Considered to be the Finest Rac- iBff Yacht Afloat. London June 2. The race under the auspices of the new Thames Yacht Club took place to-day. The course was the same as in yesterday's race from Lower Hope to Mouse Lightship and return, a distance of fifty miles. The start was made at 117)0 a. m., in the following order : Genesta, Sybil. Sleuthhound, Wendur, Thistle, Neptune, Irex, Fox hound. Tlie Genesta and Sybil were called lack for going over the line be fore the gun was fired. At Tliames Head the Thistle was well away, fol lowed by the Wendur, Irex, Neptune and Foxhound. From here, close-liauled, they lay quiet down past the Nore. All carried jib, foresail, mainsail and square-headed topsails, with the ex ception of the Thistle, which had jib- headed tojisail. The Irex on passing the Wendur took down her topsails. After getting around the lightship, spinnakers. bigger toiisails and jib topsails were set and all came along home at a tremen dous pace, finishing in the following or der: Thistle, 4:43; Irex, 4:52; Wendur. 4:59; Neptune, 523, and Foxhound, 5:44. Thistle rounded Mouse Light at S:1H, ploughing through a heavy sea with tlie greatest of ease and simply flying along close hauled. To-day's performance con firms the universal opinion of the Thistle's splendid capacity. Some ex. perienced English yachtsmen say she is the finest racing yacht afloat. The Wen dur takes the first prize, Tlie Thistle, although first in, takes the third place under the time allowance. THE Tl'RF. Ljndon. June 2. The race for the Manchester cup of 2,0K) sovereigns at the Manchester meeting to-lay, was wort by Somer's three-vear-old liav colt Carlton; Arlington's three-year-old black or gray colt second, and W. K. Ig's five-year- old hay horse Radius third. There were fourteen starters. t Cincinnati, June 2. Tliere was a large attendance at the Luton ia races, bxiay. In the first race, for three-year-ohl and upwards, one mile, fourteen started. W. H. 11. won. Uncle Dan was sdcond. and Eliza Carter third. Time: 1:541. In the second race, of six furlongs. twelve started. Panama, first; Catalpa, second: Sour Mash, thir.L. Time: 14. Third race, five furlongs, seven started; Colamere, first; Vattelle, second. Tommy Collins, third. Time : 1:11$. The forth race was a. walk over for Jacolun. In the fifth r.n , seven furlongs, eleven sorted. During the itlongedef- fort to t-Uirt this field. Lady Max re ceived a kick from Vtanderoo wlncli broke her right hind leg. Hornpipe won Wahoo, coming in second; Grey Cloud, third. Time 1:37. Tlie judges held a long -consultation after the race lfire declaring tlie result. It was claimed that the 'race should lie run over because there was uhy pottt poneinent to enable the betters to re adjust their liets as in the case of the in jury to Liberetto. The judges decided that it was a race but all bets on Lady Max was off. Lady Max is a three-year- old filly by Harry O'Fallow out of OUena and is owned by Bradley Bros. It is un derstood they will endeavor to save her life for a brood mare. This meeting which closes Saturday is one of the most sueeesful ever held at Latonia and lias placed thiscourse in the front rank of Western tracks. In the number of starters and in the attendance this meeting excels any so far held in the West this season. New York, June 2. Although the Juvenile stakes was on the card at Jerome Park, to-day, the attendance was again very light, and the sort aroused but little attention. Tlie track was even worse than yesterday, lieing stiff. Only one favorite woil In the first race, oC seven furlongs. Bess won. with Connemara second. Alf Estill and Jennie B. made a dead heat for the third place. Time: 1 At. Second race, for the Juvenile stakes. for two-year-olds, one-half mile; King Fish won; Now-or-Never, second; Prince Royal, third. Tune: 5:1 J. In the third race, of one mile and a furlong, Rustler won; the Minority Colt, second; Queen Elizabeth, third. Time: 2:03i. The betting was ten to one against the winner. Mutuals paid 70.55. Fourth race, mile and three-sixteenths, Linden, first; Phil Lee, second; Enigma, third. Time: 2:13i. Betting was ten to one against the winner. Mutuals paid 153.80. Fifth race, one and one-eight mile, Nellie Van won: Brown Duke, second: Blue Line, third. Time: 2:04. Betting was five to one against the winner. Mu tuals iaid 10.05. Sixth raw, steeple chase over a short course. Tomahawk, first; Jim McGowan, second: Killarney, third. Time: 3:45$. Betting was eight to one against the winner. Mutuals paid $00.15. Lord Francis fell, but neither horse nor iockey were injured. Died with His Hand on the Trettle. Birmingham. Ala., June 2. Two freight trains collided, this morning. four miles south of Calero, on the Louis ville and Nashville Railway. Engineer Howard Rowe and Fireman Burton (col ored) were killed outright, as was also a negro tramp, while another tramp was fatally injured. Rowe died with his hand on the throttle. The trains were badly wrecked. Tlie accident is attrib uted to a faulty time piece of one of the conductors. Alabama's Crap Prospects Good. Montgomery, Ala., June 2. Tlie .4f- rerisjT publishes crop reports from forty special correspondents, covering all sections of Alabama. The reports are almost a unit in agreeing that the prospect for corn and cotton is tlie best for years at this season. A good deal rain has been falling everym-here for two or three days, but i damage U done as yet, and but little fear is expressed of a serious wet spelL Hease Clean las at the White Honse. Washington. June 2. The White House is being thoroughly renovated and repaired during the absence of tlie Presi dent and Mrs. Cleveland. YELLOW FEVER. NO NEW CASES AT KET WEST. JACKSONVILLE PROTECTING HERSELF AGAINST THE PENINSULA. Persons treat Point Soatfc Must Ska Health Ccrtiticatts- ttigla Quarantine aaalast Kty Wttl. Key West, Fla., June 2. No new cases of yellow fever to-day. Your cor resondent interviewed Dr. Sweeting, the Health Oflieeni. He reports tine case out of danger and the others doing well. Tlie Plant Line have wired that they will carry jiersons to Tanq-a that have lived in Key West over five years. Their steamers in the future will not come up to the wharf. The mail and iiassengen will be lightered in. The city is being cleaned rapidly, but some sanitary system must lie adopted before the city tan be got thoroughly cleared. There have lieen just eleven cases up to date, including all. Moit. EXTENDING THE QUARANTINE. Jacksonville Requires Health Certifi cates from Son t hern Point.". Sprritl lr the Palntha Xem). Jacksonville, Fla., June 2. The Jacksonville Board of Health, tlr's after noon, decided not to jerii'!t any jiassen ger from Tampa, St. Augustine, Cedar Keys or any int south to come into Jacksonville without a health certificate from the mayor of the rrsiiective citi-s or tlie clerk of the Comity Court, and also quarantined uneoiiditioiia'ly against Key West. Four new cases are reiiorted in Key West. Carter. JACKSONVILLE. Arrested for Slandering a Preacher A New Swindle. Sittruil lit lite Vnliitka JVVir. Jacksonville, Fla., June 2. A dis patch from Fort Meade, to-night, an nounces that CJeirge A. Mil'man, was arrested for circulating oliscene litera ture of very damaging nature, reflecting on the character of a minister n the town. Further developments are ex- iected. A dispateh from Tanqei announces that an unknown Spaniard was found hang ing in a swamp, a mile from town. It is suioeed to lie a case of suicide. The buzzards were eating him. A white man namerl W. P. Hamilton was arrested in Jacksonville, this after noon, by Inspectors Boykin and Wil liamson, of Savannah. The prisoner has been swindling people by represent ing that be would send one hundred dol lars in Confederate money for ten dollars in cash. Hamilton sent a circular to a Savannah merchant who informed Insjiector Irwin and the latter sent the the ituqiectors here. The prisoner was caught in the express office where the ins lectors liad sent a liogus iackage of supiioged money. The inspectors wil1 leave with the prisoner for Savannah to morrow. Carter. Lane Kale of Town Lois. Athens, Tenx., June 2. There was a great sale to-day, at Athens, the first of the East Tennessee interior towns to ft ?1 the effects of the present revival through. out the South. Eighty-seven thousand dollars worth of hits were sola at auc tion, insuring the erection of new cotton and woolen nulls at a cost or f.M".,ooo. North Carolina' Leattina; Kditor Ieal. Raleigh, N. C, June 2. P. M. Hale, long the leading editor in this State and for a while a resident of New York city, as a member of the firm of K. J. Hale & Sons, publishers, died in FayetteviUe, this afternoon, after a long illness of cancer of the tongue. He was 59 years of age. A IMshonest Jualire, They nay Grand Rapids. Mich., June 2. The latest investigation seems to show that Judge of Proliate Follett, whose disap- fiearance was mentioned in these dis patches yesterday, is not only a thief but a forirer. His defalcation' is not less than f30.0u0. Several hank certificates are held here to which lollett is said to liave forged signatures. Fatal Epidemic in Edgefield. Co., S. C. Al'GCSTA, (ii., June 2. A fatal epi demic of some kind is raging in the Good Hojie section of Edgefield County Soutli'Carolina. Both of the local phy sicians are prostrated and medical aid is badly neeilecl. lliere lias lieen one or more deaths in this little community every day for a week. DRANK AX Ol'NCE OF ACONITE. Singular Case of Kelf-Deetrnrtion In Tennessee llruic store. New York Worl.L Nashville. May 30. In East Nash ville to-day John G. Bernal, an old man a painter, and very much addicted to joking, went into a drug store and going hack to where George Donelson, a clerk, was putting up medicine, said: treorge I Bi urm ui living, isiiai sui sni uw-.-Itonelson. who was measuring aconite, saidr'Here's something that will kill you mitrhtv quick aconiU if you just drink enouirh. "All riuht." said Bernal; "tret nie something to drink it out of." Don elson i loured out an ounce graduate full and said: "All right: here she is." He did not notice Bernal, who took it up and drank it. Donelson, looking up a moment later and seeing the empty glass said: "My God! Did you drink tliat?" "Yes." said Bernal. "Then vou'U die," said Donelson and rushed off for help. Six or seven phy sicians were summoned and did all they could, but it was too late. Bernal said he had no idea of killing himself and no idea of killing himself and no idea that the class contained uoison. His wife and two erown sons were .also calk! and were with him when he died. Donelson is much depressed and claims that be knew the old man was jotting, out thought be would not drink tlie poison ai ter being told what it was. Bernal was about sixty years old and thought well of by everybody. Weakness of tha Frenek Cabinet. London. June 2. Paris press coni ments indicate tliat in tlie Left grouis there are one hundred and fifty deputies against Rouvier, and therefore that he will be unable to increase his Repub lican majority of eleven, and any meas ure that would alienate tlie support of the Right would make the Cabi net's existence very precarious. Rouvier holies to effect a retrenchment if sxity to eighty million francs from the estimates of tlie Ministers of war, Ma rine and Public Works. He also hoie to gain four million francs by establish ing a revenue lice"to repress the prac tice of domestic distiling which is exten sively prevalent in Normandy. The suc cess of the scheme is doubtful as the Norman deputies will refuse to supiort a measure likely to deprive them of their seats. Kays the Masses Would Suffer Most. LiiSDox, June 2. Mr. Chamberlain, nvpoiided to an address presented to tint bv the Liberal Cnionists of Man- hester, to-day, warned the working lasses against the falseness of Glad stone's statement that Home Rule was an issue lietween the classes and the masses. It was not the classes that would sulfer most by 'the success of the ladstoiie policy. Such success would lestroy the country and ruin the work ing classes. He lielieved the majority of the ieople were now so well aware of the (Lingers menacing them that the next general election would result in an over whelming disaster to the Gladfton'an partis: ns. Will Iteliate the French Army 111 1 1. Paris, June 2. In the Chamber of Deputies, to-day. Bishop Frcpliel uioved tliat the debate on the Army Bill lie post- I xinded until the next session. The I lies t ion was dangerous, he said, from a foreign jioint of view and France should not j .exhibit the weakness, of the army now under the full work of reor ganization. Premier Rouvier declined to allow a KistjMinement of the debate. He said that the Government intended to maintain the measure as a necessity in the interest and for the honor of the country. Applause from the Left and Center. The motion was rejected by a vote of 44 to CO. The Itouhais Fire. Paris, June 2. A later estimate places the loss by the burning of the cotton mill of the Masuer Company at lioiiliaix, yes- en lay, at 2,500,000 francs. Two hun lred employees are thrown out of em ployment. The 0Mra t'omiiiie Fund. Paris, June 2. The fund for the re- eif of sufferer by the 0iera Coiuiijiie tire now amounts to 400,000 francs. Flirting- again at Itoilyke. Di blin, June 2. Tlie evictions at Bo- lyke have liegim again, the sheriff hav ing recovered from bis. illness. Tlie sheriff is protected while doing his work by a force of six hundred policemen and troops. At one kosac i-s a-lltt ttia In. mates were iKirrieaded, the officers made a hole through the wall with crow Kirs and then removed the furniture. There is great excitement in the dis triet. Tha Vessel a as not Hunted. 1 1 am ia no, June 2. The cargo of the steamer Annie, from New Orleans, which was burned on Tuesday night during the big conflagration here, was stored in one of the burned pier sheds. The rejiort that the steamer was burned is erroneous. Auiily Itetween France and tha Vat lean. Rome, June 2. Tlie French Govern ment has telegraphed to the Vatiean ai proving of the appointment of Mon seignor liotelli as Pail Nuncio at Paris. Rotelli has lieen instructed to endeavor to restore the amity Let ween France and the Vatican. I'amvolla Papal Secretary of State. Rome, June 2. Tlie Otservatore lio- mnuu announces the apiointment of Cardinal Pamjuilla as l'aial Secretary of State. (neen kaplolanl Arrives at Liverpool. London, June 2. Queen Kapiolarl and suite arrived at Li vet pool, to-day. A royal salute was fired 'n her honor. flie mayor and a guard of honor, coin- iNMed of ml ice and soldiers, met the royal larty at the wharf and escorted them to the Northwestern Hotel in state procession. Queen Jvapiolani will pro ceed to Iyindou on Monday. UELAKA. Returning Niorth The "1'slatka News" In Fncland-The Hsm Hall Keeord. 'rrcixnuh nee at the fnlixlk I AVtra. Welaka, June 1. Mr. and Mrs. F. G. Foster left for the North on Monday. It is uncertain whether they will return to Welaka or not. Both leave many friends behind them, who will give them a hearty wel come should circumstances allow of their return. Many of the families left in Welaka will spend a few weeks at the coast dur ing the summer, but the town does not complain of extra dul'ness on account of the departure of its residents. Your correspondent enjoyed a pleasant trip to St. Augustine on Sunday last. A fair numlier emliarked on the steamer Louise at Welaka, and did ye Ancient Citie to their heart's content. Tlie new 1 Mitel is a picturesque little building; our only fear is tliat the tourist will not only be missing, but irrevticably lost, when lie gets inside the walls. Truly it is a noble structure, and will no doubt at tract thousands from curiosity alone. Mr. R. H. Hotchkin left on Monday for a drive to the coast, with a load of household goods for his new boarding house there. He was accomjianied by Mr. C. S. Stephens. We understand tliat lie will take ove.- his family next week. The resident on the peninsula are go ing to have a large ami pleasing day on the Fourth of July. We hear that there will be athletic sports, horse racing and a grand aeries of baseball games for tlie championship of Putnam County, on that day at Welaka. Mr. and jfrs. F. C Cochrane liave been staying for a few days at tlieir lovelr resilience on tlie river, Everv one savs they would like to have them here per manently. Tlie Welaka Land Com nan v are as lively as ever. Letters of inquiry are continually coming in, proving that their advertisements are reaching the right places. We hear of several new hunine and manufactures to ! started on the peninsula this falL There is plenty of room and a good field. I.ate advices from England sav that Thw. Palatka News there, as elsewhere, looke.1 uMin as a first rate daily, and will no doubt, in tiin. have n larire circulation there. An interesting game of liase Kill was ibyed on Satunlay hist at Welaka, U ween the Wel-ika and Friiitland finis. resulting in a vtVtory for Welaka by two runs. It was a pleasant irame. WVhiL ;e to meet Fruitland. they are a good set of fellows, and know how to make game enjoyable for themselves ttnd oth ers. The game was well uiiinired bv Mr. W. Mucklow. Base ImiII on the is-ninsiila in Put nam County At present stands us follows: welaka lieat rruitlitnd. Pomona U-at Welaka. Fruitland beat Pomona. Welaka lieat Denver. Denver leat Fruitland. Welaka beat Kerr City (one game.) It is a question which is the leading lull. UKOOkSVILLE. Virrmjxiiufi tire f the VaUUha Xt u . Brooksville, Fla,, June 1. The capital city of Hernando Count v. aways a delightful surprise to the nor ma visitor, is at present enjoying the lctturting days of May, While we note the fact that our North- em rejKirts hove shown a tcmjierutim that may lie call. si hot. We in the Pe ninsula State feel the great ful and brae- ng breezes of the gulf and old ocean. Hie old thoughts that Florida is un bearable during the summer months is mssiHl. The individual cxperienre of your corresjs indent has demonstrated that the evenings of our delightful cli mate (the like of which there is not on earth.) is far preferable to the extremes of a Northern resilience. W. H. Hancock has just finished dec orating his large store building with tasty colors, thereby adding much to its apMarance. The Parsons building is completed, Mr. Wickershan taking possession of one ilepartment and stocking it to up with all that gies to make up a first-class har ness establishment. The south half of the building is occupied by Mrs. Bennett and Mrs. Center, who have m display a well selected stock of millinery. Eugene Law, brother of our verv wor thy County Clerk, is erecting a residence on Main street. Mr, Cox, representative of the Florida Southern Railroad, has much to feel iroud of in the new quarters he occu pies. Ills residence is one of the U-nu-ties of Brooks villa. M. K Bishop, the tianitcr, wno in- parted from here aliout the first of May, returned last evening. It seem he did not go in vain, for he had slipied up into Iowa, found a maiden fair, told her of the liea u ties of Florida when the orange groves and the flowers bloom while the mocking bird sings, he breathed his song of love and wooed the fair one to m his wife. Iowa has lost one of its fairest ones, but Florida welcomes and extends a greeting. Ixion, inn ma: port. Current utile nee nf the. i'tUtttka KfV. Bridgeport, Fla., May 31. This town, almut two years ago, was laid off and founded by Mr. Mitchell Itenz, formerly of Bridgejiort, Omnccti- cut. It is located aliout fifteen miles north of Palatka, on the west side of the St. Johns, and is lieing settled by a class of most excellent leople. The first wedding of the place ccurred yestenlay evening, the contracting mr- ties being Henry W. Bruce and Miss Car, rie Costner, two oP our well known and highly resiccted young tieople. The edding was held at the residence of Mr. Renz, who, with his accomplished and amiable wife, assisted by several la dies of the neighlmrhood, made the k casion a more than ordinary one, by having their house most elaliorstely dec orated with Florida shrulis and flowers, and by providing a most bountiful and elaliorate feast which was partaken of about 7:30o'cljck, after the solemn cere mony uniting the two young p-ople to gether lind lieen preformed by the Rev. James Mitchell, Ph. D., of Crescent City. Tlie toilet of the bride. was most grace ful and becoming, and she was the re cipient of many valuable and .useful presents. This 'social event brought to gether about fifty jiersons, young and old, who represent different rtions, of the L'nion and who seem to lie well sat isfied with their new and pleasant homes, The thanks of , the guests were heartily given to Mr. and Mrs. Renz, and eiie- cially to the bride and groom, who had favored them with so happy an oppor tunity of meeting together, and of hav ing so enjoyable an occasion. J. M Tnir of the ImI verse. New York Herald. It is reiKii Ul that the bills for the re ception of Oueen Kaiiiolani in Boston show that "200 gallons of liquor were consumed by the 100 guests. That is only two gallons aniei-e, which proves tliat lto,on Is rapidly hectHiung a pro hibition cit v. It must not. however. Is called "TJw Hub" any longer, but rather "1 lie Tub. May Be the Man. till I lly iM-rrk k. An Iowa man lias secured a fwiU-nt on a fifth wheel fr a wagon. 1 is susiiect- ed tliat this fellow U-gan this business by inventing the Inter-Slate iniiiiicrce act. Why Should He ? Laramie IfaMMuerang. Tlie Missouri militia has dislsinded all except tlie adjutant general, who recuses to aislsuia as long as lie can draw bis salary at Jefferson. War Taxes la Texas." Mew York World. Periiaisi war taxes forever" would nr.,v a i.HHilur sliiMjoleth in HMH. But ft preaup-MSwa the fact that tb people love (o be robbed. IMMVN THE FLORIDA SOl'TIIERN. srala Keen from tha Might Sltlo -Other stations to l-eesbara;. i,itviI nee of the INiIrt fM AV. Lkkkbi ku, June 1. At Oca la the train from Palatka backs nit iiKin a siding, and waits for the truin from Brooksville and the south. Here he newHUiva ami eiprews messengers swap streets hack and forth with each Kher and Uith trains seem to take rentli for a fresh start. Tlie first view of Ocalu is a striking me to a Northerner, A tall, gaunt lie- t-CHS stooping over a boiling kettle and stirring the contents industriously re minds the writer very strongly of Mac- s-th's witchca and their Uiiliug caul- rons. This aged wench probably was loing nothing I icy ond scalding out a et tie full of soi Its I linen, but taken iu ouiiet'tion w it Ii her surroundings, stand ing under n ino dru)Nd, storm tw ist ed Mack jack, she lookiil cualli of Hiking "Macla-lh's hell-broth" to s-r- ect loll. The stranger should approach Ocala from the south in order to obtain the nost favorable impression of the town. From the north a big saw mill looms up chide the trucks, then a score of miser able squalid negro huts U fore the nice Kirtion of the town is reached. Tlie fine places in Ocala need time sM-nt among them, even to enumerate hem, mid the train, quickly passing south, among fine orange groves of arg thrifty trees, the jmssengiT is bilged to look both sides of the car, at nice, in order to catch a gliniise of even liilf of the beautiful views by the way side. WK.I.MITOM. The train slops l"i or 20 minutes at Welshtoii, w here there is a fine dining rsim, mill the average passenger gets lit his lunch basket, while the green ravcler mid the hardened old sinners, 'onsisting of the train hands, the com mercial passenger and a few real es tate men, rush into the dining room into the lunch counter to wrestle with he railroad sandwich, or to drink hot olfce ngainst lime. Scattered around tliw station is the nucleus of a fine town. There is a large hotel, a store or two, a ivery stable, quite a number of cottages and, away down the track, is a churni ng view of a neat got I lie school house seen iu relief against the forest. KOI 'Til LAKE WEIR. t South Luke Weir the train stopied for the engine to take a drink, and a big ne ut that, and while the U nder was alisoibing several hogsheads of water from a big tank, the Naengurs got down mid walked along the Im-hi Ii, where the waves wcreitoshiug up in a decidedly salt wutcr manner. Two or three feet high he naves funic dashing up against tha railroad truck; en h wave with a crest if white foam, while all up the lake the white caM were gloaming Mid sparkling n the bright noonday sun. All along the railroad a defense of logs and old ties ius Imh-ii established, tha latter well oadiil down with tons of limestone rock to prevent them from Is-ing torn awajr t41m wavash.V. JL W-V- tuna. 1 t The town of tenant is next reached. This pliu e sems a most desirable place for a residence, and it has a Una hotel, which ought to lie stinlcd In colors to show half its attractiveness. Ijuly of the I Jtke is the next town. It ios a nice hotel, well laid out streets, which are thickly built up. At this place, two very nice young ladies got alsiurd, to the Intense delight of the gen tlemanly conductor, the iiewslsiy, and several of the passengers. Here, also, a horse and a mule ran a race with the train, which easily beat them Isith evidently, much to the dis gust of the mule, which slopsid, braced out his feet in four different directions and treated the engine to a song very impressive, but very unmelodious. t'HKTWVM). CJhetwynd is a spick and Smn, brand new town, consisting of a fine new sta tion, and equally new and fine cottage houses, to the nnmber of twelve or flf teen.nre in process of construction bil three or four stores and as many dwell ings are already completed. Somebody is HM-nding lots of money here and they will create a pretty town. This plana should Is approached from the south to get a good view of the town, for the railroad approaches from the north through a very deep cut made necessary by the high blulT m which the town stands, and not until right at the station dm the town burst Into view In all Ha neatness. Fruitland Park is the next skipping place and it exhibits all the characteris tics of a Florida town. Passing this sta tion, the train ssin pulls up at the know-nothing" station, at Iieeslurg. Here a switch is thrown and the train steams up to the station, stops for a sup ply of fine ice from the Leeslmrg lea Factory, the conductor jiacilics an ex cited woman with five small children who wants to connect south at Peinber bm's Ferry, la-fore the train gets there, and your correondcnt closes his letter to enjoy a fine large watermelon which he has purchased from an Intensely black darky with the most open coun tenance imaginable. JAMKH F. IIOIUKT, of Interhuhen, Ha. BASE II ALL I.M.IANAl-oi.ls. June 8. Nine innings ; ln.linoH.ll t 0000000 I- i-iii-i,oi- o o ii a u i llnse lilts- linhiinHMilis IS, riltslsirir IS. Kr-i-ors- liiiliniisMlw 4, t'ltlsliiirir I. Iliiltertes Kirliy ami Mt-rs, (iulvln ami Miller. Baltimore, June 2. Nine innings: ItitllliiK.n- ! 0 I a z I I o 1 13 I liu liuistl IOS001S0O 7 IIhsh hits- Hulilinore 31. (tmdniiaU IS. Krrors I lull i more A, 4 iih iniisli 7. Brooklyn, June 2. Nine Innings: ItriM.klyn I l"!22fi .t, bouta 1 1000 1 f t - Hose hits- llrooklyn ' Ht. nulls It. Krrors brook I II . M. Louis i. Ksinwl- Brooklyn 8, St, bouts 6. IHtLAhKLPiUA, June 5. Nine Inn ings i fVs4m .000 t0 00 0-1 Pli7lwl;i Mliis 0 00000U0O-O flaw alls- Hsitm T. Ihllalelihla T. Krrors IVsSon L. I'nl.li-I.lil . Haltenes--Ma4.1eo and TaUa. rVrsusiMi so.l ( leaioiita. Wasiiisotom, June 2. Nine innings: Washington OlOIIOOtO t sZ vk . ..... U 0 B 0 0 0 I U - 3 I Use nils-Wsshlimton HI, New Vw t. Krrors-Waslitnrt'Mi S. New Virk d. Hstlertes -M liiiorr. tillliiran and Oealy, Wea-n sad iM-nsk-r.