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VOLUME LXXII-NO. 49.
BLOWN OUT OF EXISTENCE. M a Trae« Left of the Island of Great Sangir. IT YASISIIED II AS HSTUT. Where Dad Been Prosperous Settlements Were Only Clouds of Ashes and Basses of Vapor—Se? eral Vessels Probably Lost. Fj ecu: to TnE Mornixo CALI. Sydney, July 28.— The captain of the steamer Cattertbun reports tin at on June 20 he called at Timor and found there a Dutch steamer that had left Great Sanglr Islai.d on June 17. A few hours after her departure a terrible explosion was heard from the direction of the Sangir group, and this was followed shortly afterward by showers of ashes, which covered the deck of the steamer and darkened the whole atmosphere. When the clouds had cleared away nothing was vis ible on; the horizon but 'masses of vnpor that extended for many miles. Great >>aiigir, which before the explosion had been in full tight, could not be seen. There were six sailing vessels anchored off the island and it is thought that they must have t*>eu destroyed. The captain, of the Catterthun also states that the island of Luzon, the largest of the Philippine group, recently suffered wverely from an eruDtiun, the fire from which caused widespread devastation. TRAINS CRISHKI) TOGETHI.R. Disastrous Wreck on the Welland Division of the Grand Trunk. Hkbritok, On?., July IS.— mail train on the Welland division of the Grand Trunk K< ad front Pert D.ilhousie and an accommo dation train collided near here to-day. The two rirrt coaches on the accommodation train were thrown from a small bridge into Race Creek, the engines were demolished »nd tie remainder of both trains wrecked. 'I lie killed bo far recovered are Engineer rhppnian, 1 1 ivid Hunt stnd A. H. Van Sivke of Buffalo. Among the injured are Peter Welch of Port Dalhousie. Fireman Patterson is known to be rui*sing and one of tin- passpngers on the ace mtuodatloo train •■ass there were 10 people in one of the coaches wrecked. Of these only six are accounted for, ana it is feared the others were killed. To-night the wreckers are still at work. Twelve or fifteen people were painfully injured besides those mentioned above. A VAST PKOJKCT. The Gi eatest Eeligous Movtment of the Present Century. Romf, July 18.— The Linn Congregation and tr.e Oriental Congregation of the Propa ganda will shortly be gathered together to discuss the v-i«t project of the Pope for the • cc!e-insticat reorganization of the churches • J the E'tst. It relates in conjunction with Fr..n<e and with Turkey, to the re-estab li-hirent of the am ienl Patnarcfi-iiftier.il ••f Constantinople in the per-<n i»f >■'. nc>r Azarian, the present Armenia:: P :. »rcti residing at Constantinople^ an em - nent prelate who enjoys tiie confidence of :tnn and the sympathy of t ranee and li.i-sia. The Pope has been occupying him ■elf with thi- question fine* 1- IN HONOIt OP COLUMBUS. A Papal Ereyc'iepl Issurd Concerning the October Celebration. K'omf.. July 18. — The Papal encyclical on r e J< oinmiius celebration d'rects that on jy be cele »T-:ed iv the churches ni Spain, Italy and America in honor of Columbus. The ency cl chl also invites the i;i»! 1 j,- of Other na ti-ijs to t>ay the umr mas-. The Pope says he cannot doubt that Columbus wms prim arily inspired by Catholic faith. The differ ence t>«*tw.-Hn him and the Illustrious men w ti<i before and after him discovered un known :aEd« wa< that Columbus was anl n.a ed by a spirit of religion ■>• - -tamed hi>- geniu«, fortified his constancy a- d af forded him consolation in his great trials. The Seizure of the Crquitlam. Ottawa. July 18.— The Government has received an official report of the seizure of the steamer CoqaiQam by the United States revenue cutter Corwin. The ground av-i^ijed for the seizure was the vessel transferred goods within the four-league limit. As no such limit is recogniz-d by international law it is extected the Govern ment will strongly oppose Hie United States contention. Uncontrollable Turki. Tangier*, July 18. — Great anxiety pre vails among the Christians and Jews here owing to the lawlessness of the Sultan's troops, which are mobilized to suppress the Angier3 rebellion. The soldiers are com- Diitt'ne many robberies and murders among the villagers near by and the authorities are unable to guarantee the safety of foreigners. Large Fire ut Montreal. Montreal, July 18. — Glendennlng's factory and iron works were burned to eteiit Two men were buried by a falling wall and rescued with difficulty. One was fatally li jured. Several other firemen were overcome by smoke. The less is now put at $250,000. Refused Allegiance to the Ameer. London, July 18 —A Calcutta corres pondent says tha' it is reported that many Afghan tribes refuse to support the Aimer swing to his exactions and supposed in trigues with Jlu-sia. It is stated that if the A .user's troops are defeated a general revolt is certain. The Kaisrr Catches a Whale. bEP.i.i.v, July 18 — A dispatch from Tromso says that the Kaiser Adler, with Emperor William on board, i 9 on the wha! --■ rii? itroondfl north of Karto. On the day ihe imp-rial party reached the grounds the Emperor succeeded In catching a whale 54 leet long. Juarez Anniversary City of Mexico, July 18.— To-day, which was the anniversary of the death of President Juarez, has been fittiuely ob eervfd. Trie situation as regards the scarcity of food has improved somewhat. Will Hot Return. Paijis, July 18.— Guzman Hlanco denies thai I.c proposes to return to Venezuela. he knows that it is not safe to return, and lie does not expect to do so for several years. International Ch^ss Tournament. DBXBDKX, July 18 —The seventh congress of the German Chess Association opened yesterday, and to-day played again In all the tournaments. For the International tournament lb couioeiitors entered the lists. Fatal BTl?r ExD'.osion. Eas-T LIVKBPOOX* Oiio, July 18.— The boiler in the Walker Hrick and Tile \\ orks at Walker* exploded to-day, killing En gineer Many-penny and bad.y scalding half a dozen other employes. To Marry an Actress. LOXDOV, July ML— The Earl of Orkney is to marry the popular gaiety builebijue actrtsM, Connie uilfbriat, to-'iay. THE MARCH OF DEATH Cholera Conceded to Be Within Five Miles of Paris. Paris, July 18.— T?n deaths from cholera were 'reported to-day at Aubervilliers and f.ue death at Stour. Both of these villages are only ;<luuit five miles noiih of this city. St. Peteksbuko, July 18. -An official report w s isbti>'d In-day Riviug the number • f cases of cholera rcport«'d and the deaths which had resulted from the disease on the 15th and lGtli inst. It gives the follow The Morning Call. ing statistics for the various place* where the scourge has made its appearance: On the 15th in*t. : Astrakhan, 391 cases and I? 1 .- 5 deaths; Saratoff, 82 case* an<l 43 deaths; Taunt-in, »9<a-e< aiid M deaths; Sum™. 51 cases and 20 deaths; Kazan, 7 cases and 3 deaths. On the lGth inst.: Astrakhan, 263 ca-es and 218 deaths; Saratoff, IK) eattes and 62 •Laths; samara, 62 cases and 32 deaths; K.i/ in. 5 cases and 3 deaths. Paris, July 18.— Sunday's mortuary reg ister shows 10 deaths In Northern Paris at tributed t<. cholera. St. Petkkskiko, July 18.— Eighteen deaths from cholera occurred on board the Volga steamer between Astrakhan and Kazan to-day. During the last three days 17 persons have died from the disease ou the trans-Caucasus Railway. BRITISH GOSSIP. Doings of the Prince of Wales—Glad stone's Electioneering Methods. New York, July 18,— Edmund Yates' 6pecial cablegram to the Tribune from Lon don says: There is no foundation for the statement which has been going the rounds of the papers that the Prince of Wales pro poses to attend the autumn maneuvers which take place in Hungary in Septem ber. The Prince is going early next month to Hoinburg and will return to England about the period week in September, when be is going to Scotland on a long visit to the Duke and Duchess of Fife at Brae mar. It is probable that in the course of the autumn the betrothal of Princess Victoria Melita of Edinburgh and the Duke of Augustenberg will be officially announced. _^ One of the most frequent companions of the King (f the Belgians in his Oatend walks is a military-looking man, who bears 6uch an extraordinary resemblance to the late Emperor William of Germany that everybody terns to look at him. O < the Flemish coa-t he is only known as Count yon Trcklenbunc, but he is really Prince Alexander of Prussia, the first cousin of the creator of United Germany. H lives in perfect Incognito at Villa Alice, with a small but congenial suite. Although Prince Alexander is very wealthy, he enjoyg the amusements of the coast and takes most of his meals unrecognized at a restaurant in a rosy little hotel known as Nenirod. Gladstone's Cabinet is to be limited if pos possible to 14, and according to his pre-e.nt intentions, neither the Secretary of Agri culture, the Postmaster-General, the Secre tary for Scotland, nor the Chief Commis sioner of Works will be included in it. Labfiuc.'iere, Bryee, Mr. Campbell, Ban nermann, John Morley.Trevelyan and Shaw Lefevre are to be in Cabinet, but a dead set is being made by tome wirepullers against Lord Kipon, Stansfeld, MundelU and others of the old crowd. Herbert Gladstone is to be Financial Secretary at tie Treasury, a place to which a salary of £-'000 per year is annexed, and it has im menso advantage, not involving a re election. Gladstone saved his seat In Midlothian only by an igoomiaous surrender to tho miners on the eight-hour question. They have been made to believe that their member is in favor of an eight-hour bill, but as this im pression has been conveyed to them more by private assurances than by public pledge.it will be indeed strange If Glad stone does not manage to shuttle out not very creditably of that position which he now occupies. While Gladstone was guilty of flagrant tergiversation. Colonel Waughopo frankly refused to give in to this fad of the miners, and his straightforward conduct unques tionably lost him theelection. Every ouein Midlothian knows very well that if Colonel \\ aughoue had promised to support the eight- hour bill he would have won a seat by many hundred votes. Gladstone and his friends unhesitatingly resorted to every species of electioneering dodge in order to Kaiu votes. ___^ ENGLISH POLITICS. Probable Results of the. Success of the Lib eral Candidates. Loxdox, July 18.— It Is stated to-night that '.he position of the Liberals, as indi cated by «ome of the leaden of the party, is that they intend to pla y for two or three sessions before dissolving Parliament, and they will not rush the home-rule bill. If constrained to give it precedence they will not accept its rejection by the House of Lordß as necessitating an immediate d.-so lution, but will proceed with measures tend ing to strengthen the Liberal vote through out the country. Gladstone will move simply a "no confidence" amendment to the address instead of one alleg ritj specific reason and will thus be enabled to limit the scope of the declaration of his own policy. To-days returns show the election of 311 supporters of the Government and 347 mem bers of the opposition. It is officially an nounced, as a result of the visit of Salisbury to the Queen yesterday, that the Conserva tive Government will convene Parliament August 4. The Pall all Gazette says a rumor is in circulation that the Queen will not summon Gladstone to form a Ministry and that coali tion government under the. Duke of Devon shire is possible. The Gazette connects the rumor with the visit of Lord Salisbury, Joseph Chamberlain and the Duke of Devonshire to Windsor Castle last week. The best informed Liberals ridicule the Devonshire coalition as outside all possible contingencies. It would mean the accept ance of home rule by the Liberal Unionists and their return to their adhesion to Glad stone. The Times gives nrominenee to a letter from Sir Ed ward Watkin 'Liberal I nion isi), member-elect of the House of • 1 mous for Hythe and chairman of thw .Southeastern Railway Company, urging the Beiilem>-nt of the lri<-h question by a compromise between Gladstone and Salis bury, and by the construction of a ship cena! across Ireland and a tunnel connect ing Ireland and Scotland. The construc tion of i ship canal, Sir Edward says, would place Ireland on the shorten route to all the great West nnd the t the way of the Canadian Pacific Bail way. Surveys, be add-, h;iv(> shown that the pro ject is feasible and that the cost would nol exceed £20,000,000. Sir Edward farther hav> the construction of a ship canal aiid tunnel would restore prosperity to Ireland by affording work for thousands of men and by an impetus that would be added to present commercial industries and the crea tion of new ones. SHK IK INSANE. The Father cf the Memphis Girl Mnrdress Testifies to the Fact. IfUfPBIS, July 18.— Inquiry into the men tal condition of Alice Mitchell, who killed Freda Warde in January last, was com aieuccd to-day. George Mitchell, the father of the accused, was the only witness ex amined. He testified as to the insanity of Alice's mother yenrs ago, and s-kl that Alice manifested noticeable pectinarities recently. The witness knew then was an affectionate feeling between the girls, and Alt<e to:d iiim that she killed Freda be cause she loved her, and Freda had gone back <»n her. Mie baid that they were en- Ka#ed lo be married, him never talks as if P'reda wan dead, but speaks in the present tense of her. She has never taken any iu terest in her own trial or her fate. The C'fp-ured Cattlemen. Dnmtß, Colo., July IK —A dispatch from Laramie, Wyo., Hays: Contrary to expec tation? Judge Blake did not render his fiecisit n in the matter of naming a place for the trial of the cattlemen who nr« under arrest lor invadir.g Johnston County and killing Bay and < hampinn, the 80-called rustlers. Ilia decibion will be giveu to morrow. Changed Their Flag. ruiLAnri.i'uiA, July 18. —It was nn- Uocoeed here lo day that Clement A. Qrieeom, president of the International Navi^nlion Company, who Is now in Lon don, ba« completed the nesetiations with the Hritish (Government for the formal tian»ter of the ) -team hips City of Paris and City of New \ ik from the English registry to the Americau renHtrv. Missing Vttßth Found. Utica, N. V., July 18 —A dispatch re ceived here to-night states that the tug Booth and iier tow, ttutt had been missing since Friday night, have been found near Stony Itland. Frai cci Willard's Cottaee. Lakf. City. Minn.. July 18.— The only feature at K<-st Island to-day was the U ing of the corner-stove of Frances £L Willard'* Cottage. SAN FRANCISCO, TUESDAY MORNING, JULY 19, 1892— EIGHT PAGES. CONFLICTINŒ INTERESTS. So Prospects of a Settlement of Hie Homestead Troubles. 1 01.U5101 ME* TO BE EMPLOYED. Trouble Fared B<lwe<n the Troops and the Work men—Governor Pattison Leaves for the Scene. Special to The Morxixq Call Homestead, July 18.— The town Is very peaceful, and has been so since last Friday. The belligerent feeling that das been so long dominant has subsided, mid no talk of a sanguinary character is indulged in. The fight against the Carnegies 19 being con ducted on another and more peaceful line. The Amalgamated Lodge of Workmen at Carnegie's Union Mills met Ibis* morninc and resolved to stand firm in the strike, and tendered the Homestead men both financial and physical assistance. There is a disposition to secure the aid and active sympathy of all laboring classes. The railroad men have been worked upon, and there is a report that they have agreed not to handle any of the products of the Carnegies co lone as it is manufactured by non-union worker*. The possibilities of a strike in that direction are not altogether visionary. The railroad men, however, deny the truth of fhe rumor that they will refuse to handle freight for the Homestead mill. There Is difficulty in petting at the real situation. The strikers say non-union men cannot be found in sufficient force to start the mills, while the company thinks there will be little difficulty in (retting all the J men it want*. The confidence of both sides ii *trong. There is a statement that ■ steamer which readied New York last Wednesday brought 100 Swedish workmen for the mills, and II tin-: is to the men are now at the mills. Hugh O'Donnell, the leader of the strik ers, lias gone East. His mission is not gen era known, and lie would not state Ins destination. Two brothers named MeConnell, English men, wl#* worked as foremen In th« Home stead mill, have not been seen for three weekf, mill the locked-out men believe they have gone to England to engage non-union men to take places in the mill. One of the Carnegie foremen was spoken to about the matter, and treated it with ridicule, saying there were plenty of non-union men in this country, and that part of the works would be ■tailed by this afternoon. A dozen of the best educated, most con servative of the locked-out men at Home stead left for the East this morning with great secrecy. It is believed they have gone to labor with a lot of Belgians said to be on the way to take the places of the Amalgamated men. At midnight an unverified rumor was cur rent that the steamer Little Bill, which towed the Pinkertous into Homestead and precipitated the trouble, had more success fully accomplished another dangerous mis sion to-night. The report had it that the Little Bill brought up 120 non-union men, who were safely landed behind a high fence at the works. Late to-night a scoot, who had been sent through the mill, reported that there were no non-union mechanics inside the fence, and the story about the boatload coming in must have been a rumor. The rumor that imported labor is coming from Europe was taken up, but little attention paid to it. FEARING TUOUIILE. Relation* l!-iwfi>ii t Militia and the Workmen Upcoming MrHlitcil. Uomkstlat), July 13.— The tension be tween the workmen and the military is in creasing. There are many Irresponsible, reckless men in town, mostly with some j sort of nriii?, and an untoward event micbt precipitate the conflict. The aiilltary, while not expecting such an outcome, is evidently preparing for it. Large and additional amounts of ammu nition have been received from Frank ford. There are at least 250.000 rounds of ammu nition here ana 50,000 rounds more a ro ex pected. Another regiment was brought over the river this morning and it Is under stood three others will be brought over day by day. G-neral Snowden docs not put faith In the protestations* of the strikers, and believes In the doubling of bis guards whenever he hears that the strikers are determined to be extra peaceful. David Lester, a militiaman, while drunk* this morning, ran a bayonet into Frank C. Calhoun, Inflicting a wound which may ] prove fatal. Lebanon, Pa., July 18— Twenty thou sand rounds of ammunition arrived in the State camp this morning; also two new Phoenix guns to replace, the old Parrot guns. There Is a rumor to the effect that the troops will move on Thursday and tho Third brigade take their place at Mount Greina. Habbisburo, July 18.— Governor Pattl son and st:-.fT left at 12:25 o'clock this morning for Homestead. THE COMPANY'S ACTION. Warrant.* 1.-iihl for the Arrest of the Workmen. PITTSBUBO, July 18.— This afternoon in formation was lodged before th? Aldermen charging murder against Hugh O'J)onnell. the principal leader of the Homestead men; John McLuckie, Burgess of Homestead; Sylvester Crltcblow, Anthony Flaherty, Samuel Birker, James Flannlenn and Hugh B M, all labor leaders in the recent Home stead troubles. They are specifically charged with the murder of T. J.Connors and Silas Wayne, PinkettOM killed in the fight All the accused probably will be ar rested this afternoon, except O'Dounell, who is out of the city. Information was made by Secretary Love joy < f (he Carnegie Company. The con- tallies left at once for Homestead and are now looking for the men. The news cre ated much excitement among the strikers, as this action was not expected. Tho attorney for the men said to-night that do information would be made, against Fiick, Lovejoy and Potter now, and it was possible that no retaliatory measures would be taken by the men. From a source close to the Carnegleg it was learned that the firm has the names of 215 workmen against whom they believe they have enough evidence to convict them as accessories to the murder of the Pinker ton men. It Is their intention to enter in formations every day until the entire 215 have be«n arrested. The Sheriff's officer* failed this afternoon to find those for whom the warrants were Issued, but this evening all of the accused except O'Donnell, who is out of the State, aud McLuckie, who had already given him self up at Pittsburg, assembled at the rail way station at Homestead, intending, unac companied by officers, to voluntarily proceed to Pittsbnrg to face the charges against them. O'Donnell'a wife says the report that he left town to avoid arrest is untrue, and that he will be back in a few days. The talk about this latest uiovo on the part of the company was very free to-night. Many of the sympathizers of the men think it a shrewd move to get tit* leaders in the affair out of the way at the time when the company expects to begin operations. Humor Is current to-night that counter in formations will be laid later against Messrs. Trick and Lovejoy and Manager Potter, and the general Impression is that this is only the beginning of a great legal struggle ■ere . NOT VET HEADY* * The Union Mill* to Start Up When Non- Union Men Are Obtained. PrTTSuui'.o.July 18.— There wasnochange in the situation at Carnegie's Union Mills to-day. The foundry, forge and mechanical ! departments ara still in operation. < The rest of the departments are still. None of the men who struck last week are responding to th* company's invitation to return to work. Secretary Lovejoy says tup company is receiving more applications for work than there are places at present Sneaking of the failure to resume work to-day General Superintendent Dillon of the upper and lower Union Mills said: "We did not start this morning because we were not ready to resume. When we are ready we will start. None of th« men came back to-day, but for all that wo do not anticipate any trouble iv resuming." It is supposed the company will endeavor to procure men from home of the surrounding mills to start, the inducement being to give them better positions than they have now. When they will start is not known. Homestead is filled with detectives in the employ of the Carnegie Comnany. Their mission seems to be to watch the move ments of the leaders and to bring influence to bear on the men comrosing the rank Mid file of the locked-out laborers and mechan ics. As to the latter object it can be safely said that they are not succeeding to any noticeable degree. Every train brings un principled fellows iuto the place and the majority come for no other purpose than to "work" the strikers for a $& or $10 bill nnd free tickets to Eastern cities. Hom»stead is certainly becoming a mecca for tramps, who represent themselves as non-union work men, but willing to get out of town again if the strikers give them a little cash and free tickets, 15ut there is also another class drifting in here. They are being sent by the Carnegie Steel Company, and It is thought that the town is gradually filling up with non-union nitu. THK BEAVKII FALLS MILLS. The Union Men . ICeinnln Away find the Work* I tile. PIITBBUIM, July IS.— The Beaver Falls employes of the Carnegie mills kept their threat, and did not go to work this morning, consequently the mill did not resume. Everything is Quiet About the mill. The machinists, repair-men, yard brakemen and laborers are quiet. Although the town Is quiet the strikers are busy. At the head quarters the members of tne advisory <■ m inittce kept well informed, and a sharp lookout is bring kept for non-union men. <1 he mill official* are still firm, and declare that none but non-union men shall be em ployed. An appeal from the Homestead Iron and steel workers for financial aid has bt*n made. THE LEADKKS CONFER. Hugh <>*Donn*M, the Lender of the Work men, SetiKlng Aid in the Ka«t. New Yokk, July IS.— report is cur rent that Hugh O'Donnell, leader of the Homestead workmen, is here for the pur pose of endeavoring to get the Bepublitan national executive committee to take some action in the matter of the Homestead trouble. The members of the committee seen declared they had heard nothing to Mich an effect It was pointed out that < l*Donnell was a Democrat and not likely to appeal to Republicans. Samuel Goiapers, president of the Feder eration of Labor, said he bad been informed O'Donnell was coming to see him. HEAVY LOSSES. The Closing Down of the Carnegie Mill* I'roTlui; an Expensive Operation.; New Fork, July 18.— Mail and Ex press Homestead specials say: Both sides admit there is no Immediate prospect of a settlement of the trouble, which already has cost considerably more than $1,000,000. Every day the works are Idle cost* the Car negie Company £50.000. It is 20 days since the men went out. The militia has been under arms one week at $20,000 a day cost to the State of Pennsylvania. The cost to the company and the State is piling up at the rate of $70,000 a day. In addition to all this the workmen lose more in wages. The destruction of property has not been great, as the barges burned were Inexpensive. PrrrSßUltG, July 18.— The Homestead Steel Works lockout has indirectly caused the indefinite suspension of the Bmddcck Wire Works plant at Kan kin Station and some 6 0 more men are out of work. Mills, nail, reed, barbed wire and wire drawing departments have all closed down owing to the lack of steel billets to make wire reeds, etc. A stockholder of the Pittsburg Cooper Wire Company's works at Hraddock stated -day that unless some change for the bet ter was made by the mills making billets, they will shutdown on Saturday. POLKITICAL AFFAIRS. fleeting of the National Republican Com mittee in Sew York. New Yoi:k. July IS. — The Republican National Executive Committee met this afternoon. Se.well of New Jersey presented a communication from President IIarrl»on, the nature of which was not divulged. Tho committee was in session an hour and a half. The organization of the league clubs was the principal matter discussed. The following committee on headquarters was appointed : Biiss. Ifanley, Clarksoa and Fcssenden. No action was taken In reference to the appointment of an advisory committee. The meeting then adjourned, subject to the call of the chair. The Telegram asserts that Chairman Carter called on Plait this morning and afterward accompanied him to his office, •with instructions from the President that Plat! should have the patronage of the State if Harrison is re-elected. Platt is said to have accented the terms ana will now work lor the success of the party in the State. THE DEMO CHATS. Ilarrlty to Ite C liitli 111 or tlio National Commit ten — Cleveland* Vlattora. New York, July 18.— is practically as sured that Secretary of state William F. Ilarrity of Pennsylvania will on Wednes day be unanimously elected chairman of the Democratic National Committee. It is also believed that Mr, Ilarrity will, accept the place. Buzzards BAT, Mass., July 18.— General Adlai K. Stevenson, with ex-District At torney W. G. Swing of Chicago, arrived here this morning. They wen met by ex- President Cleveland and driven to Gray Gables. The party will leave for New York to-morrow. Mrs. Cleveland, Baby Ruth and Mrs. Joseph Jefferson left for New York to-night mi the yacht Onelda. Mr. Cleveland and Mr. Stevenson will leave hero to-morrow afternoon by train. Chicago. July 18.— A former Journalist of Chicago but now a resident of Los An geles, Cat, recently wrote ■ letter to ex- President Cleveland touching the tatter's indorsement of the tariff plank in the Chi cago platform. To-day ho received a letter from Cleveland in re: iv, In which occurs the following significant utterances: "I think no sincere advocate of honest tariff can be dissatisfied with th« position the Democratic party has assumed on that sub ject, and I am sura none need fear the con test will not be made on the lines laid down, which already have proved to be so ac ceptable to a great majority of the people." THE 1U1KI) I'AItlV. President I.oncke Predict* a .Large Vote In November. Ottawa, Ont., July 18.— Henry Loucke of South Dakota, President of the Farmers' Alliance of the United States, Is here on his way to Washington, the Alliance head quarter!!, to complete preparations for the coming campaign. He says the Alliance vote in November will astonish the country and will throw the choice for President into the House. He believes the Alliance will carry Kansas, Colorado, both of the Dakotas, Nevada, Montana, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Georgia, both Carolina-,, Florida and Texas. A AVONDKItl'tli GUN. SeTere Tests Made of a Ntw Weapon of Naval Warfare. Rkaimnu, July 18.- The Ilaskell multi charge fmn was again tested to-day for pe:ie tralion into iron plates. The projectile penetrated the best range iron six inches, which is three plates more than any gun ever penetrated before. The projectile was found to be as perfect as when it came from the lathe. It is now proposed to make some alterations iv this nun, by which it will be enabled to use more powder and penetrate eight inches of irou. Killed While Fencing. FULL kiVKH, Mass., July 11— Dr. C. C. Terry, a weli-known physician of this city, was killed to-night in a peculiar manner. He was taking lestons in fencing from Professor Castaldi of Newport when ihe button on tho utters foil broke and the weapon imssed through the mask and iuto Terry's right eye, penetrating the, braiu. He remained unconscious until death. Better Laws Needed. Teokia, 111., July 18.— The Coroner's jury Investigating the steamer disaster last Tuesday returned a verdict exonerating the captain of the boat, attributing the disaster to a lack of proper Jaws governing steam boats on Inland lakes and urging the Legis lature to enact laws similar to those of (lie Federal Government. THE DEBRIS BILL PASSED. Congress to Appoint a Committee to Investigate the Subject. • *~ ■ ■ TOE UniTJil OF THE MEASURE. Probable Satisfactory Solution of the Hydraulic Binhig Question— B*-n«Gt to the State or California. Brectal to The MnßMsn CaLU Washington*. July 13. — Representative Camluetti is being congratulated on his suc cess on passing hi* hydraulic mmmc bill through the House to-day. He said to-night to The Cam. correspondent: The bill as It passed to-day should properly be entitled a bill to create a California river and debri3 commission. The Sacramento and San Joa quln rivers will, if it become* a law, ba treated like the Missouri and Mississippi rivers are by the respective Government commissions in their charge. Such treat ment means their permanent and systematic improvement. This is th« certain result. The bill offers a solution of the hydraulic mining question. Experience will show wherein it needs modification. Congress, now that the path is opened, will await re sults and without doubt grant such changes as will be for the public interest. The great difficulty confronting us in this tight was that we were even asking for a law that lias no precedent— an innovation in fact. It has taken years of work in ses sion after session of Congress to secure the laws organizing the Mississippi and Mis souri River commissions. These did not contain the complicated questions involved in the present bill. If the Senate passes it the bill will secure the same object and much more. Several Changes Made. Changes have been made to meet the re quirements of different members of the House, bat an analysis of th« bill will de velop the fact that an important forward movement has been made both for river im provement and a solution of the miuiuz problem. The fight has been a long and a tedious one, and I am glad it is over, so far as the House is concerned, for this session at least. The Senate has permitted the bill to linger five months, notwithstanding the re peated attempts to take it up. To-morrow I propose to request a hearing before the Senate Committee and will do my utmost to §ecure consideration, and Senator Felton will give his influence in aid cf the measure. The Mil as passed to-day 13 changed in some particulars from that heretofore pub lished. Section 21, authorizing the Mining Commission to acquire laud, storage sites for debris or water, construction of dams, etc., is stricken out, as is also section 22, setting a«ide for public use ravines, water courses, sloughs, etc. In other respects the bill is not materially changed. KEGAItJDED FAVORABLY. Some Local Opinion* Kngftrdiiic Carul iirtti'v Bill. A private telegram received in this city yesterday afternoon announced that the bill introduced recently by Congressman Camlnettl, appropriating $10,000 for pre liminary work looking to the restoration of hydraulic mlninsr, has been passed by the House of Representatives. Much interest ha* been felt here in the fate of the bill, and while the amount is entirely Insufficient for the desired purpose it is regarded ns a great forward step, and there is, as a conse quence, a general feeling of re joicinc, One trouble, however, Iks In the fact that the Senate is to adjourn Monday, and it Is questionable if the bill can be hurried through that body in time to become a law. Senator Stanford Is in Europe, enjoying the waters of the springs instead of attend ins: to his duties, and the entire work will be left to Senator Feltou.whoit is said will en deavor to rush It through in time to become a law. If he succeeds some definite results may be looked for in the near future. Said J. H. Neil last night in speaking of the matter: ''The passage of the bill is certainly ■ great victory, but the great trouble is the inefficiency of the appropria tion. The amount named is not enough to set the wheels in motion, but Senator Felton will strive to have the matter taken up by the Senate at once, and he will do all within his power to have the sum Increased. The time is short, hut we hope he may succeed." Said W. T. Fitzgerald: "The only fault to be found is In the smallnessof the sum given us. Under the bill, as 1 understand it, both the mining and farming Interest are cared for, and we now have a chance to re vive an industry which should bring re newed prosperity to the State. It is to be hoped that the Senate will act before ad- ! journing." M M K-tep was not inclined to discuss the matter, He knew nothing of the pro visions of the bill and had not had time to investigate its merits, but was of the opinion that anything would be good for tiie State that would increase the circu lating medium. .1. M. Thompson, the capitalist, was greatly pleased over the news. "If tie Senate will hurry its passage," said he, "it will give us a chance to recover from the stagnation of business. If the mines could be set in operation it Would mean $20,000,000 a year added to the wealth of the State, and every dollar would be turned over at least live times. In other words, it would be as good as $100,000,000 a year to us." Charles Sonntag said : "The bill 13 a good one, and if it passes the Senate will do much to help us out. The amount Is small and the work would be hampered as a con sequence, but it would be a starter and we could look to the future for the rest." Adolpfa Sprockets was pleased at the re sult and was of the opinion that Senator Felton would rash it through the upper house in time to make It a law. Paris Kilburn thought it good as far as it went, hut considered the amount ton small. He believed Fulton would secure an increase In tl.e Senate. General J. F. Sheehan saw in the passage of the bill a chance to build up the interests cf California mid to give to business an im petus not felt for years. NATIONAL AFFRAIRS. Meeting of the Wheelmen's Leagiie — The Early Adjournment of Congress. Washington, July 18.— Fully 3000 wheel men are here to attend the thirteenth annual meeting of the League of American Wheel men, and It Is expected that fully 4000 will be present by to-morrow. A number of the cyclists spent the morning in short runs in and about the city. At 2 o'clock a meeting was livid at the Columbia Athletic Club, at which addresses ol welcome were made and responded to. A clut>-eapuins' meeting whs held later and arrangements were per fected for a parade to-morrow. The most popular feature of the meet will be the racing on Analostan Island, commencing at 2:30 o'clock to-morrow afternoon. Tli» Wnj-.i and Mean* Committee. The Ways and Means Committee of the House this morning adopted a resolution providing for the Gnnl adjournment of Con gress on the SMb. Unless something un foreseen arises, it is believed the resolution will bo adopted by both Houses. The meet ing of the Ways and Means Committee about completes tho work of the committee for the session. The policy of some of the Democratic members Is the postponement of any further attempts of tariff revision and to prevent notion on sugar, salt, lumber. Iron ore and other proposed bills. The improb ability of any additional tariff bills emerg ing from the Ways and Means Committee Is Increased by the fact that the Republican members of the committee are not disposed to assist the Democrats on the committee to ((cure a quorum. Word was received by the Democratic members that the Republi can members woul i not attend any sessions of tie committee except for the considera tion of tlio adjournment resolution reported to-day, The number of the Republican members makes it impossible for the com mittee to do anything, and the refusal, be sides preventing the report of an additional tariff bill, will render it Impossible tor the committee to do anything, if the refusal is persisted in. Nntioniil Highway Rill. Legislation in the interest of good roads received a great impetus to-day. At the hearing before the Senate Committee on Interstate Commerce Colonel liurdett, pres ident of the League of Wheelmen, and Messrs. Sheridan and Gerald, of Illinois, and other leaders mado addresses In favor of a national highway commission bill. General Ray Stone af New York, the author of the bill, explained the features and urced the adoption cif the simplified bill to-d a v in troduced by Congressman lost of Illinois. Kium Without Blum*. Lind of Minneapolis, on behalf of the minority of the committee appointed to in vestigate the administration of the Pens on Office, submitted the views of the minority to the Boose. The report fiudsi nothing foi which the Commissioner can be criticized unless it be that he appointed his son ap pointment cleric of tiio bure.ui. It asrrets with the majority in the suggestion in re gard to exercise by members of Congress of the bo-calhd "Congressional privileges." The report asserts that the majority of the committee sremed determined to fasten crime and corruption upon the Commis sioner, but having utterly failed to do so by the evidence they, as a last resort, sought to do it by inference. An Appropriation Not Xeed«d. When the deficiency bill was under con sideration in the Spnate to-day Perkins of Kansa- risked unanimous consent to have stricken from the bill the item of $3000 for the widow of the latn Senator r amb of Kansas, and read a letter from Plumb's soti staling that the item was iuserted with out his mother's knowledge and against what she believed would have been his father's wishes. No objections being made the item was eliminated. Confirmations M .■»<!«•• The Senate in executive session to-day made the following confirmations: P. st mastera: California— B. C. Farnum, Paso Hobles; 11. (i. Mitchell. Pacific 1 Grove. Ore gon—U. S. Grant. l>allas; Essie C. KoberU 6on, Independence. Lieutcnnnt-Colonels Oliver D. Green, as sistant adjutant-general, and Andrew S. Bnrt, Seventh Infantry, to be colonels; Majors M. V. Sheridan, assi>tant adjutant genera), and Daniel \V. iienham, Seventh Infantry, to be lieutenant-colonels. All of the nominations of the graduates last spring from the Military Academy to second lieu teiiHnU and additional second lieutenants in the army were also confirmed. Indian Commlsfiiaiiers Appointed. Secretary Noble to-day appointed Ebert B. Weed, Fred 11. F< ster and Felows I). Pease, all of Montana, to be Commissioners to negotiate with the Crow Indians for a modification of the agreement concluded With these Indians December 2S, IS9I. 'lh<i commission is appointed under the provis ions of the urs-t section of the act of July 18, 189& CONGRESS. IUX SKNATE. Dclirlnnry A |>i>roi.rint lon 15111 rnsa«d. 4)l>i>o»itlf>ii to Aull-Optlon BUI. Washinc;ton, July 18.— In the Senate to-day Morgan introduced the bill intro duced in the House some time dgo grantiug C. C. Moreno and associates the right to lay telegraph cables in the Pacific Ocean between the American and Asiatic coasts. The Senate paased the deficiency ap propriation bill, and the nntl-option bill ,eu up and made the regular order. The oppouents of the measure interposed a series ol dilatory motions designed to oust the auti-option bill from its position of precedence. The friends of the measure, however, were strong enough to resist these efforts, Hnd when the Senate adjourned the anti-option bill was "unfinished business," to come up at 2 o'clock to-morrow after noon. TIIE HOUSE. The McGarrnhan Kami Claim Bill P»il*d. World's Fair Mrnsuro*. In ttie House to-day Durborow of Illinois introduced r bill appropriating SIO-),O<X) for the 1 onstruction of a building at the World's Fair for comprehensive exhibits of roads, their construction and maintenance. Broderick of Kansas, a member of the judiciary committee investigating the Pin kerton system, introduced a bill to prohibit the transportation from one Stntc to another of a private voluntary force of police or body of armed men not belonging to the military or naval reserve of tho United States or the militia of any State or Terri tory. The McGarrahan land claim bill was passed. A bill was also passed opening to competition by local Rrciiite ts the design and construction of public buildings. Camtnetti also managed to secure the passage of his bill creation the California Debris Commission. The Senate joint resolution wa* passed authorizing the committee 0:1 labor to mako an investigation of the slums of cities. The House then took recess until even ing, tie Bi««sion then to be for a gein'rai debate of the World's Fair features ol tne sundry civil appropriation bill. At the evening session of the Douse about 30 members were present. Patterson of Tennessee spoke in opposi tion to the force bill, and made no reference to the Columbian Exposition. Dingley of Maine advocated the appro priation for the fair on condition that no intoxicating liquors be sold and the fair not opened on Sunday. Oates of Alabama argued that Congress had no constitutional right to make an ap propriation. New berry of Illinois spoke for the appro priation. McKitighaa of Nebraska spoke in favor of free coinage. Butler of L>wa opposed any appropriation except such as was necessary lot the QoV« eminent exhibit lie was especially op posed on constitutional grounds to any Sunday-closing or liquor amendment. The House then adjourned. PACIFIC COAST INTERESTS. Appointment of a Cummittre to Inspect lo cations fora(iun Foundry. Washington-, July 18.— The provision in the fortification bill introduced by Senator Feltou and adopted by the Senate authoriz ing the appointment of a board to examine and report upon the best location for a gun foundry an the Pacific Coast and appropri ating $2aitt for that purpose is now being considered iv the conference committee. What the result may be cannot b^ stated definitely, but there is a good chance for its acceptance t<y Ihe conference. It carries no appropriation for the foundry, the appro priation of $1,000,000 having been disagreed to by the Senate. The notorious McOarrahan claim, that has been peuding before each Congress for •_'s or 80 year-, has now passed bolh houses. The history of this claim is familiar enough to Calif or nla ns. Washington people gener ally regard it as a grand swindle. It was rushed through the House to-day under suspension of the rules, Loud and Cttttl ng of California voting against it. The action of Congress does not settle the case, but merely refers it to the Court of Claims for adjudication. In the appeal case of Thomas Thompson vs. the Central Pacific Railroad Company and others Involving lands near bacra mento, the Secretary of the Interior has denied the motion of Thompson for a re view of Urn departmental decision. The First National Hank of ban Francisco has been approved as reserve agent for the Fust National Hank of PuyaWup, Wash., and the National Hank of Dealing, N. Mex. Passed Assistant Engineer T. F. Huriidorff has been ordered to duty at Mare Island Navy-yard. Assistant Engineer VL tor Hlue has been ordered to th«» Charleston. Assist ant Engineer L. McNulton has been de tached from the Brooklyn Navy-yard and ordered to tha Charleston. Mrs. a. M. LeiShmaa w.ts to-day appointed Poctmistreaa ut Rrqns, Del ,\orte Couuty, Cal.. vice Mary A. Rass, resinned. The following peusioua have been granted : California: Original — Alfred Lurchard, John S. Myers Henry Schmidt, Theodore Bchwalllag, Uansfcrd Thayer. Invalids- Thomas Morgan, Henry Fronian. John True?da!e. Original widows— Mary Dear borue, Sarah Demiug. Navy— Thomas P. Quay, Patrick Mica. An Abscondin? Banker. Camken, Ark., July 18.— The report that J. Ct Kclso, president of the Magnolia (Ark.) B.mk, of;the Gute City Hank of Tox arkaua and vice-president of tiie Onachlta Valley Hank of this city, is a defaulter to the extent of $70,U0<), nnd has loft (he coun try, is conGnned. The \mt heard of him he was in St. Louis. Works to Close Down. Reading, Fa., July 18.— The Reading Iron Company's two blast furnaces here will stop operation indefinitely the latter part of this week. There are nearly 300 men employed at the plant. NO BODIES WERE FOOD. Story of the Massacre at Old Mission Proven False. TROOPS MAKE A THOROUGH SEARCH. Biding From End to L'r.d of Fourth of July Canyon and Finding Xot I Trace of tiie AI cged Great Slaughter. Special to Tiie Mukhino Call. Wakdnek, Idaho, July 18. —Nothing new or startling lias developed in the Cceur d'Alene within the past 24 hours. Troops nre being moved from one point to another to assist in making arrests, and small detachments have been sent to vari ous points where the union miners or their sympathizers are known to be. Captain Bubb was re-enforced to-day by one company of infantry at Gem a* crowds were gathering, and their actions were sus picious. Colonel Page, with his battalion of the Second Infantry, has been moved from Mualln to Burke, where the Fourteenth Infantry is stationed. Troops are guarding the Bunker Hill tramway day and nignt. One company is stationed at the mine and MM at the mill, while a&uard is also patroll ling the tramway. At Granite and Gem Colonel Carlin has established his headquarters in a cottage at the foot of the gulch. The camp at this place has been designated the Post of Ward ner, and consists of battalions of the Fourth and Twenty-fifth regiments of infantry. Colonel Cook of tne Fourth Infantry has been placed in command. Supplies are being forwarded to this point in large quantities, which indicates that the troops will remain for some time. Eighty-nine prisoners are now lodged in the old warehouse opposite the depot. Ar rests are still being made at the different towns where the troops are stationed, and Captain Thompson at Fort Sherman reports ' that a thorough search of Fourth of July Canyon was made by Lieutenant Ilelmicks and party and no dead or wounded were found. Furthermore, every man was ac counted for at Cceur d'Alene. Three arrests were made to-day at the Mission by Lieutenant McQuUton, and the prisoners sent to this place. The order requiring all persons to secure passes in order to leave here is still in force, and, though martial law utiil prevails. Colonel Cailin uses his authority with mild discretion and obviates, as far as possible, any needless trouble for such as are peace able citizens. A ripple of excitement was caused to-day by a half-druuken individual who tried the patience of one of the colored soldiers by calling him "a nigger.'" "coon," etc. The negro lulled his '.intrenching knife and would have carved the fellow had lie not taken to his heels and ran away. Every officer and white soldier here, commends the colored troop 3 for their efficiency, dis cipline and drill. Physically they are the finest body of troops iv the camp. A party starts to-morrow with a pack trai* to search the hills between here and the Montana line, as rumors are current that hundreds of armed miners are still lurking in the mountains. O'lilUEX DENIES IT. He Sayg the Story of the Massacre Is All a Malicious Lie. Wallace. Idaho, July 18.— In an inter view at Wallace to-day President O'Brien of the Miners' Union denied the story of the massacre in Fourth of July Canyon. "It ie all a lie," he said, "invented by the Associated Press. Van 13. deLnshmutt took up tie story and spread it all through the country for the purpose of creating feeling against the Miners' UnUfn. It's all a ma licious lie," repeated O'Brien, bitterly, and continued: "What do you think will be the outcome of this? I can't see ahead. They are throwing the friends and attorneys of the union into prison. They are removing my witnesses so that I canuot see them. I do not know what to do next." O'Brien is demoralized, but ho puts on a brave face before his Ben. SCARCITY OF FOOD. Carlln Confiscates All Supplied Coming From Montana. Wardxer, July 18. — The union men con fess their defeat. The hills are full of them- Pursuit continues and arrests are hourly made. Some of the men say, "Wait till the troops leave"; but the non-union men At the Bunker Hill and Sullivan mine are well armed and able to keep at bay any number of the foe after the troops leave. Tne families of tho union men have suf fered somewhat from the absence of food Their supplies have come from the Butte Union and a carload of supplies was confis cated by the military authorities. Colonel Carlin ill see that no one suffers by that. A detachment of soldier?, under Lieuten ant McQuistou, has gone to Cataldo to pre vent the escape of fugitive* and to search for the bodies of the 12 Swedes who are thought to have beta murdered on the night of July 12. These Swedes arc not those who figured in the alleged Fourth of July Canyon massacre. They had been ex pelled from tho mine.* and resolved to push on to the Mission. They have not since been heard of, and those who are. in a posi tion to know say they have certainly met death. Possibly they may have heard of the incident at Fourth of July Canyon and have fled to the hills for safety. It is stated at Cataldo that the missing Swedes had been paid iIT at Wardner, each man receiv ing about $100. A GUKURIL.LA WAR. The Worst I'liMe of the Trouble Yet Developed. Wallace, Idaho, July 18.— A squad of 25 regulars started up Nine-mile Canyon this morning. They will camp there. It is learned the strikers in the mountains have sent down word they intend to carry on a guerrilla warfare, and this is the- worst phase of the affair. Such a warfare would be terrible. The troops and the towns are down in the canyons at the mercy of the strikers on the sides of the mountains. This move has been expected for some time, and the prompt action of the troops in cutting off the sup; lies of the strikers is forcing them to come, out of the mountains, aud will shorten the tight. DRANK CONCENTKAIED LYE. The Awful Fate cf an Extremely Young Child in Stockton Stocktov, July 18.— Louis Felchlin, a child 1!> months old, and the son of M. Felculin, a saloon-keeper of this city, drank concentrated lye yesterday and died this morning. The little fellow was fond of condensed milk, which comes in cans al> lit the size i>f lye cans, and must hay« found what he thought was a can of milk. His screams attracted the attention of his par ents, who were in an adjoining room, and antidotes were Drouiply administered, but hU life could not be saved. WORKING Tllfcl COUNTRY. Hortetheves Run Off Nearly All the Hors?s in Southern Arizona. PmOIIX, Ariz , July 18. — Ilorsethieves operating in the soutiiern part of the Terri tory have robbed ovfr JO ranches. Peter J. K. Hand of Washington Camp reached No gales (Saturday night and reported that he had lost nine saddle-horses, all he h;.d. Sheriff Hrown of Pitna County captured two of the thieves and has hones of getting th<» eutiro ).iud, and the eitiaoaa meauwhiie threaten to use a little hump to good pur pose. Thrashing Outfit Burning-. Marcvse, July 18.— A large tire i 9 raging southeast of this place. It looks to -be a thrashing outilt near Nicolaus, but no par ticulars are obtainable to-nigtit. With Tea and Sa^ar- Tacoma, July IS.— The Northern Pacific stoamer Loo So k arrived to-night, 16 days from Yokohama with a cargo ol tea and sugar. Bidwell O:ts an Organ. Pktamma, July 18.— Tl;e Petalunia Im print of this evening announces itself in lurge display type as Uie otlicitil organ of PRICE FIVE CENTS. the Prohibition party ior thi- district, b is said to b" the only daily and weekly r>r<r hibition paper in California. It lus hereto fore been independent. ASSAULTED A LITTLB GlUIi. B->!d Work of a Fiendish Wretch at Mo d<sto. Modesto, July 18— There is great ex- Oiteuient in the neighborhood of Oakdalt because an unknown man yesterday ;■.-. snnlted James Copland's seven-year- Id girl. Her father, who, went to the child's assistance, was driven away with a res volver. The scoundtel accomplished hit purpose, and drove away in a road-cart, driving a sway-b.ickwl horse. The Ci-> --stable and posse hunted all night, but found no trace of the villain. «. HE COULD NOT SWIM. The Result of a Spiftt That Was Too Ven turesome. Sacuamento, July 18.— Isidore Schoen baehh-r, a young Swede employed a* a dairyman ou the Raneho del Paso, wa-> d row nod in a pond uearArcal yesterday afternoon. He and a companion werebatb ing aid Scboenbachler, wiio eouid not swim, ventured bevonc] his depth, with th* result stated. He was a rerent arrival in this country and had been employed on the grunt about two mouths. The body w&j recovered. PILED IN THE DITCH Wreck of a Freight Train on the American River Trestle. Sacramento, July 18— About 9:30 to night four boy.s came into the city from the American River about three milea out. where the railroad crosses on a high trestle, and reported that a freight train had gone off the trestle to the ground below, and they saw several cars piled one above another. They did not 6top to investigate, but hastened to the city nud notified the rail road officiate Superintendent Wright at once sent out a wrecking train and cr»-w, but up tn 12:30 no particulars of the wr<-<k had been receivd. It is stated, however,* nobody was Injured. ON EASTFItN DIAMONDS. Iha Giants Defeated by the Beds of Cin cinnati. New York, July 18.— New York lost be cause of Cincinnati's superior all-around playing. New Yorks 2, hits 5. errors 6. Cincinnatis 5, I, its 7, errors 3. Batteries- Crane and Boyle, Dwyer and Vaughn. At i:-tirim .re. Baltimore, July 13.— Heavy batting at opportune times explains to-day's sc>re. Biiltimores 1, hits 10, errors 3. Cleveland* 7, tilts 14, errors 2. Batteries— McMauon aud Ilubiuson , Young and Ziinmer. At Washington. Washington. July 18— By bunching hits iv the fourth innins the home team secured a winning lead. Washinztons 11, hits 13, errors 3. L,ouisvil!es 7, hits 8, errors 6. Batteries— Killen, Abbey and McGuire; Pfeffur, IStratton and Grim. At riitlnrielphia. • Philadelphia, July 18.— Keefe's pitch ing to-lay whs Miplierb and the Colts wer« ensily defeated. Philadelphia! 13, hits 15, errors 1. Chicago* 3, hits (j, errors 5. Bat teries—Keefe and Clements, Hutchison and tjchriver. At Boston. Boston. July 18.— The bunchinz of their hits at critical times won to-day's game for the visitors. Bostons 7, hits 10, errors 6. Pittsbums 9, hits 9, errors 5. Batteries— Stivetts and Kelly, Baldwin and Kelly. At Brooklyn. Brooklyn, July 18.— The Brooklyn? and St. Louis played a 14-inning draw camo to day. Brooklvns 4, hits 9, errors 2 St. Louis 4, hits terrors 6. Batteries— Hart and Haddock, Ktnslow and C. Dailey. THE CKONIN CASIi New Evidence Said to Have Been Discovered Concerning the Murder. Chicago, July IS.— At a meeting of the Crouiu committee, held for the purpose of considering certain new evidence gaid to have recently turned up in connection with the alleged untried perpetrators of the Cronin murder, it was decided. before tak ing a decisive step, that the opinion of one of the ablest lawyers in the country should be taken on the whole case. Assurance* of solid financial support were received from the East in case of another struggle. . A letter to Monsignor Kirby of the Amer can College in Rome, cousin or the mur dered man, has been drafted, asking »is co operation in coon lending certain influences In this city which, it was said, havt- been powerful agents in closing the mouth* of those who could reveal the whole plot. lie will be asked to lay the case before Cardi nal Ledociiowski, with a view to direct action by the Vatican as the only effect remedy. A WALL OP STEEL. Striking Italian Laborers Barricade a Eail- road in New Jersey. Woodbridge, N. J , July 18.— A large number of striking Italian laborers on the Port Reading Railroad to-day built aeros* the track a great wall of steel rails, logs of wood and stones and remained in observa tion to prevent any one removing it. Too authorities warned them that they were committincLau illegal act, but the remon strances had no effect. The Sheriff then gathered a pos^e and proceeded to the scene. The Italians received the officers courte ously aud after Bonn talk removed the ob struction, saying they did not wish to break tho law; they only wanted their rictus. The Sheriff arrested FranK Daniel*, who, with James Seen, incited, the men to the deed. Daniels is also the man who held a revolver to the head of the engineer of a gravel train this morning and compelled him to rim back to town. All Is quiet to night. A MILK A MINUTE. Electricity to Be Substituted for Steam o» an Eastern Railway. Worcester, Mass., July 18.— The Ga zette says editorially to-night: The New- York, New Haven ami Hartford road will probably be the first steam railroad in the world to substitute electricity for mew M a large scale. This road is known to be con structing a four-track line, but it is not known publicly that (ho two central tracks are to bo equipped with special reference to the use of electricity Instead of steam to propel both freight and passenger <*»rs over that portion of the line between New York and New Haven, a distance of 74 mile-.. When the plant is ready the distance be tween the two cities will be covered in 60 minutes. A DEATH COMPACT. Two Ohio Convicts Agreed to Commit Suicida and One Eacked Ou*. Columbus, 0.. July 10.— Frank Rowland nnd James Doyle, partner convicts serving five years in the Ohio State prison, each for burglary and larceny from Ottawa County, agreed on Friday 10 commit suicide. Rowland suicided on Sunday num. leaving a confession in which lie impli cates a number of men now at large and vindicates others whom he claims art* serv ing sentences for crimes which they did not commit. Doyle became insane to-d*y, his mania being that the officers are g<-in^ to execute him a* he claims they did Ujw land, Doyle had a leather strap in hi* pocket with which to carry out his agree ment to commit suicide. Beth Men Killed. Deadwoop, S. 1)., July 18. — U^nrge Woods, father of five children, shot George Goodstond yesterday. Qoedsteod r.;is«*d him self and shot Woods twice. Woods died in an hour and Soodatood in a few moments. Tee trouble arose over Good stood courting a daughter of Woods, who objected to him. Two Men Kill d. Frankfort, Kv.. July 13.— A tune of men was engaged in cleaning out the Stato Arsenal this morning, when 1200 pounds of powder exploded, killing John Saunters and Jim Fores. Others are reported killed but their names am not given. Rich Placer Mines. Phoenix, July 18.— A placer miner from Weaver to-day brought in $1000 in gold tuifciie'.s, ranging in size from 820 down. Every few weeks large quuutitie* of gold conies down from that region. One nun<i»t worth $250 was ;reeeutly sold la a Colorado man.