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RECORDER vol. vi. MONTEREY HIGHLAND COUNTY, VA., SEPTEMBER 29, 1893 NO. 44. INTRB NOUS. I'.T KU. C'. tTRTLAND. Erich a bonny loyal lover Woo:an norse bad before. Coining through the rumpled clover, Standing in tho open door. Oh, b 3 only said. "My Kati*I" iSweet ti;e rasper bells did ringi j Then I knew bs would checkmate mo, Ko I answered, soft, "My ling !" "Kow a kiss, dear ! Quickly dole it P To roy heart l Md tar*-all; But I know the thief who stol j it, Ami I mean to watch him well. TJ NDI.tTON. S. C. JANET LEE -OR In the Shadow of the Gallows, uV DAVID LOWRY. fr H CnATTER IV?Continued. ^^ "Rise!" sud Giles Ellis, sternly. A ' figure f tiuiliar Iq tr-e wives and children iu Salem s'ood ap. It was nn Indian deemed by (he people of Salem more fool thtn knave Hts tribe hid deserted him. He had just sufficio t cunning to kuow be ?was n6 well cared for bj the whites as he cou'd havo been by Irs own people. A lame Indian, with a sightles* eye, he ap? pealed to Ihe sympathy of the inhabitants of Salem, "If you ever breathe that you met me bee. I will see th it you pay the penalty. A word fromms will bo sufficient." "I know nothing. Jou 6lesp by the rock. I hoar nothin1?. E lis looked at him searchingly. Then he poiu'ed to his neck. "One Indian less will make no difference to Sa'ern, Joa. If you v.due your life-" "Indian eat Uko white man." Joe was crouching now before him. Gile-? Ellis ?wa.td a hand warningly, andhuatunedon. In a little while hu approached John Lee's shop. John Lee's shop was as well known as any house in Salem. If a wheel was biokeu, wLo could tepoir it bettor or quicker 'bau Jthn Lee? If a screw were needed, who could match it, or lind a sub titnte for i?, qu cker than John Lee? Ko article of furniture could be repaiied more neatly and quickly than John Lee's hand repaired it. He was millwright, cabinet ?maker, a cunning wo ker in iron? a master hand at all odds and ends was John Lee. Ho had roamed over foreign lands when a \onng mau?a shipwrecked b .i!or.'"-'He had gool eves and deft bands, llesichs.had ho not served his f u 1 tenu? It was not much wonder, there? fore, if he was a cunning artificer in wood. As Giles Ellis approached John Lee's shop, te saw before him a figure he hal o' served t me and time again with admir? ing eyes. His black <yes sparkled now cs be looked at John Lee's daughter . walking quickly from tho shop to her j father's house, j "Why so fast: ' said Giles Ellis, bowing to her. Janet Lee started, turned, and answer? ed him civilly. "There is much to do, and the sun is down an hour ago." "Tarry but a minute. I would spoak with thee." Janet Lee paused, but she did not look at him. On the contrary, she looked anxiously toward her father's house. "I have that to say to thee, Janet, that it is btst hhould be heard by thee alone. I am of good repute. I have ample means. No discredit att iches to my name or kin. I have long desired-" "Stnv. It were best unsaid," Janet re? plied with d guity. "How? May a man not speak his mind?" "I say it were better not. It cannot be," said Janet. "Let me pass." "Aud why can it not be? Have you no void for mo?" I never thought of it." Aye, to be sure. It is man's place tc ihink and to speak. But I am not ta^ih iside, Janet Lee. I will speak to youi lather." -No, sol It cannot le, Giles Ellis,' Janet said. She was almost ready to cry w. "Strange words these. Can not?must i ot. Strange words from a girl whe hould consult her father, and take coun t,el of her mother." "No str.Dger than has been said sinc< world wi s," Janet replied passionately. "So?" Giles Ellis drew himself up tc his full height. "I have not heard; 'til news if you are piomised to another." "That is no concern of thine," said Janet with spirit. She drew away fron him with flashing eyes and burning cheeks. "Anger becomes you well. I like a giri of spirit." "lt will profit .iou little whether I have 6Dir t or am tame. I will bid thee good? night." "Maybe so. Time will tell. I said ] was not easily set aside." "And I say, Master Ellis, it never cai be. I will never marry you." "Oh, women have siid as much ant more aud lived to think better of it." "lt were wiser to end this now. Good night." As sbe left him his eyeB glowed and hi countenance grew dark with evil passions "Since when havel btcome so ill-favorei here?" h? asked himself. "Your w.ll i law for the present, Mhb Janet." Thei os be beheld her disappearing in thehous w ithout deigning to look back, he scowled "Your high he id shall be bowed, m; lady. Aye, aud the scorn that sits oi your lips wi 1 be tinned ti another moo: if div will prevails." Then he passed on. CHAl'TER V. WHAT lil'MOU I ED ON. Dorothea Lee stood near the dresse with o.ie hand on the back of a chair lost in thought. A neat, trim figure, simply clad. Sb h cl a beautiful, kindly, and, better thai nil else, a true face with tine lines in it A serene face with a sweet expiession wa Dorothea, Lee's to all the world. As sh stood thi re pondering, the involuntar frown possibly added piquancy to a fad that men and women contemplated wit] pleasure. Her finely penciled eyebrowi were slightly conti act. d; her gaze wa; bent upon tho floor w her she heard a ste' approaching, whereupon she busied her self with the thi-gs on 1he dresser. Th dresser w s wholly her husbaud's handi work, end comp ne J in neatness and fin ish with any piece- of furniture in Nei En Tand. The ttev was Janet's. Janet was th counterpart of her mother, with the big' color Dorothea Lee possessed when 6h was in her teens. Mother and daughte were as beautiful as two women coola fa with the Mme number of ye irs botwee them. Janet did not pa ise in the roon or speak to her mother, but passed acroe Ibe room and entered a lesser room tht served her own needs. Her mo'her sti Blood near tbe dress.r, when a youn worn n with sh rp features, high cl e k boues, nnd keen eyes enteied. "Dorothea Lee looked at her servant sharply. "I find only half tbe cake I placed herjj two hours ago, Ann." "I know naught of the cake," Ann an? swered, sulkily. "lt matters not, You and Ezra oro uol eome to all you can eat-" "Ezra can speak for himself. Hero he comes" Aa Ezra TttXfte.l the door, Doro? thea Lee addressed him In even tones: "It is 1 othing. I was but saying you aro welcome to all yo i can oat and drink. I put twite as much cake on the plate as is here." Then, like Ann Bigger, the apprentice answered sullenly: "Hester Lee has the best of my muscles?'tis not the fashion to stint one in meul aud mil!?, mistress.'' "That is true, too," said his mistress, gravely. Then she adele I quickly, and with a note of pride in her rising toni s, "So be very c uetul, loth of you, never to Bay that any one Berring John Lee, is stinted in meat or drink." "If meat or milk dis ippears," said Ann Bigger, nodding her head in a mysterious manner, "thore's ways for them to go without hands touching them. Stranger things are witnessed every hour in the dav." "Cease, Ann," her mistress said, nuJ the a tho appr.nlice and maid disap? peared. When these two were alone Aun sa d: "The mistress' tongue is sharp-set ever since yesterday morning." "I'll not ha\e it sharpened r.t my cost," the apprentice answered, shaking his head. Then, catching Ann in his arms, he was on the poiut of kissing her when she sprang from hm. "There's master's stop." John Lee entered tho kitchen, and fee? ing Ezra fumbling with a pair of bullet molds he sr.id, as he glanced at the maid: "I marvel Ann permits you to make your bullets inside tbe house. However. there's poor light out of doors now." Then ho smiled grimly sod passed out. When he wns out of sigh', and hearing I the mai 1 and apprentice turned to each other. "Now, see what you have done, follow? ing me here," Ann said. Whereupon tbe apprentice slammed the mo'ds do,vu and retorted: "We are not up to you women. You can put a good face on tho worst of things. But why need we caro, when, if you only mind vbur whys, we'll be married some day? me." You are as good as promised to "There's many a slip between the cup j and lip." "Aye, is there? I'm none bo sure you \ would suit me every way." Then the ap? prentice walked ont and slammed the door after him. "Poor Ezra?ho is so thick-witted," said Ann Bigger, as she pursed her thin lips and Fmiled. "How I wonder what Mistress Lee means. It is not often I carry cake to Abagail. Anl i-he 6peaks to me again?I'll say it is witches' work." An hour later-John Lee le-entered hi house with a grave face nnd preoccupied manner, and, seeking his wife, immedi? ately broached the matter that was on his mind. "Dorothea, bas our Janet refused Giles Ellis?" "1 do not know, John,"' Mistress Lee answered, calmly. "It will not be well to trifle with Giles, now above all times. My brother Mar? tin's folly may prove a serious matter, and Giles could do me a good service. He wants our Janet to wife. Ho has the favor of men in high places nnd sub? stantial means." "lhere are others equal'y well-to-do," said Dorothea Lee. "Hale a dozen for that matter. I hope there may never be need of his good offices." "If we count those in favor in high places, there are few can compare with GileB Ellis," John Lee replied. "I passed bim within the hour, and there was that in his manner I do not understand. I came straight to fisk \ou if you know aught that has passed between Giles and Janet." "I know nothing?but I do not like Gilts Ellis, nor never did." "Is he not industrious? Has he not a presentable figure? Is his family not ns good as any between Salem aud Boston?" "I have no objection to his people," Dorothea replied. "Is ho not sober, saving, fair-handed iii everything?" His wife was silent. "What more would you havo for our Janet?" Thtn his wife lookdd up at him and re? plied: -"I have never opposed ,\oui wishes, but there was a tinio when all these things would not- did not?sdisfy me, John, and Janet is very like hei mother." "Giles Ellis ia i ephew to Depu'y Gov? ernor Danforth no less, and if the worst happens my brother Martin"?here John Lee lowered his voice, and, leaning close to his wife, added, with a perceptible tremor in his tones?"Giles Ellis may sa\o Martin from the gallows. This m s fortune of John Winslow's preys on me; there are strange reports. I am fear? ful-" "Then you are not like yourself, John Lee," Dorothea answered. " 'Tis not like you. And 'tis less like you to force our Janet's wishes." "I would not press her?far from it. But' surely you mav speak to her and see 6he gives eur to Giles when he comes again." "Janet must choose for herself," said Doiothea. "It cannot be"--John Lee paused. "Surely you do not prefer Proctor? Where is Janet? I will speak lo her." "I am here, father." Herparents tinned. Janet stood near the doer. "I havo heard all you said." Something in her manner told John Lee she had met Giles Elli*. "You have spoken to Giles Ellis. Did you speak him fair? I see you did not. Yet you knew my wishes." "I could not help it, father." She looked at him appealingly, but he pre. vented her from speaking, as with up? lifted band he said: "Have I not been a good father to you? And a just? I will not be unjust now. We will take time to think?consider well before Giles tomes this way again." "But, father-" ''Beac, child. I say wo will consider this ma'tor well, and then we will know our ground." "Father, I cannot marry Giles Ellis.'' "Cannot?" echoed John Lee, slowly, "Whynot?" "Because I hate and fear him." She met his look now fiimly. John Lee turned from his wife to hit daughter, and from his daughter to hb wife, before he could find wo'ds to express his amazement. "What words ave these?h de, fear?" There was silence for a time. Then John Lee, who never did anything with? out deliberating, said, in the tone of r parent soothing a refectory and spoiler child, very slowly, "Well, well. Vie wi! say no more row. There?go to you: mother, child." He advanced to thi door, turned and looked at her bb 8h< bowed beside her mother, and askiiif himself, "What can possess our Janet?' passed out of the door. Bric-ii-Bvac Cabinets, Pretty cabinets for bric a brae an those imported from China ard made o carved teakwood. They are arrunge! with irregular tedious elaboralel; carved with open sides out out in fret work pat ferns. The e cabinets srefoum in black, in a rich walnut color, and ir the natural red color of the wood. 1 small standing cabinet, twentv-sevei inches by thirty-two in height, is soil at $25. A large piece of furniture serei feet high, with doora finely carved clos ing the lower part, ia s 12">. The elabov ate carving on one ol' these cabinet often represents years of labor, as thei wood is almost as bard as lignum-vitsB Bamboo cabinets, useful for books o bric-a-brac, aro sold in sizes ii ve fee high and three feet wide at $10. . richly carved hanging cabinet in teak wood costs about $25; a quaint st vic c teakwood cabinet in irrregular cigzai shape is eold at the sn.me }u-ice. Simpl bamboo hanging cabinet;; are $2.71 The pretty carved tables of teakwooi with marble tops come in differen sizes, so that they can be utilized fo pedestals, parlor-stands, wash-dand anti various other purposes. HABOOK8 was a name used formerl in Jamaica to designate runaway slave; The Maroons of Jamaica fought th British Government from 1655 to 179" and were finally conquered by the ni of the Cuban bloodhounds, t>f whic the maroons had a well-founded hoi ror. Some were sent to Africa an some to Nova Scotia, where their th scendants still remain. Fortune doep not change men; unref>*ks therii.-.Mme. Necker. When they were alone, Janet exclaimed, frith n burst o:' tears: ? "I will never, never marry Giles Ellis. "There; what n< ed to was-to tears? rhere's no ono pressing thee. If another vere to ask, you'd not say nay." Whereupo i Janet suddenly kissed her nnther on either cheek. "'Tis only his mood. He is fearful on account of vour uncle. Hut I am sure Martin Lee will not br ngdisgrace on any one." "My uncle is as good, nye, and better lhan many here," J;;net replied, as she stood up, as though prepared to moot her ancle's accusers face to fare. At that moment Ezra Easty and Ann Bigge! enteied the house. Ezra's eyes were dilated. Ann Bigger's hands wcrj I lifted above her hetti. "0. mistress, ihe most ciuel thing. They have found three of John Winslow's sheep lying in the field with their throats cut. 'Tis bke the same one th it cut the horse's throat killed the poor innocen sheep." "Whotold you this story?" Dorothea Lee looked from one to the other com? posedly. "I i-aw them with my own eyes," Ezra answered, "ns any one can. Now we know who in ikes the cows sick, and-" "Well?" demanded Doiotbei Lee, still looking at the apprentice calmly, "what moro do you know?" Ezra looked ahnshed, bul a glance from Ann caused him to hold his head up acaiu. "I den't know, but Indinn Joe knows, r.nd th?v will make him tell whether the witches or lie did it; and he says he didn't-" Bnt Dorothea Lee did not ask any more questions, and Janet turned slowly and left the room. CHAPTER VI. THE FIRST WHISPERS. The misfortune that befell John Wins? low happened at a time when the people of Salem were lcd to believe men, women, nnd children were in league with the devil. The sermons of a minister who preached what many today regard as an arid religion excited the apprehen? sions of the intelligent, and intensified thc prejudices of the ignorant and super? stitious. The speculations of the edu? cated, tbe guarded language of the men of the closet aud the bookworms, all proved like tho spark that fires tho piturie or forest in autumn. Thc consequences of Cotton Mather's utterances were fur reaching. The craze that swept over the community, influenced by his and others' teachings, was as appalling in a moral sense as ihegreahst conflagr .tion that ever Bwept the earth. Men who had borne firms in defense of their families and their neighbors, who had di-played extraordinary cont gi in maintaining their love of liberty and re? ligious faith surrendered- bowed craven? like before the storm of prejudice excited against witches. Then wns beheld the most pitiable exhibition of cowordico a too credulous people ever presented to the world. Women nnd bab;s wero im? prisoned upon the most flimsy cha-ges. Women, whose lives were pure, whose conduct afforded no ground for suspicion, were torn from their homes, immured in prison, aud han?ed. Some wretched creature whispered they were guilty of witchcraft; the story was repeated until the authorities were compelled to take cognizance of the circumstances. A trial or hearings followed, which in these days would be termed a faice; those charged with witchcraft wero returned to prison, confined there many months, and some were hanged. 'Jhetime was ripe for accusations of this nature when ihe people of Salem learned that John Wins'ow's horse and sheap were k lied in the open Held. In? st ntly the tongue of rumor nscribod this act of unparalleled barbirity to witches. The rumor spread rap dly. A hundred tongues wero wagging at the same time. There were no detectives in those dayB of simplicity and severe living; no news? paper ropoiters assisting justice nnd competing for the latest news. The ns sumption that Ihe horse's throat, even if cut by mortal hands, was evidence of the presence of witches, was not openly questioned, and upo.i this assumption the community rested and based all fu? ture action. The public temper waa in this condi? tion when the Marshal of Salem encoun? tered GileB Ellis. "This is a strange affair of Master Winslow's," said Samuel Hobbs. "No stranger than many other things," Giles answered. He looked meaningly at tho Marshal. "You speak vaguely. Is there aught I should know in my cipacity?" "No, no, Master Hobbs. I make nc charges. Far from it. You will have plenty of work to your hauls without any of my adding. But I hear strange rumors con erning the Lees." The Marshal looked gr ive. "The Lees. Then I. for one, speaking as a man, bh\ it is time gossip < gave their tongues rest It will be hard to mak" men believe ill ol Join Eoe. I know no braver, no bette] citizen or friend than John Lee. Why was it not his hand sYvei my life wher the Indian had me at his mercy? No, no You will go far, yet find no ninn in Mas? sachusetts who thinks ill of John Lee,' said the Marshal, warmly. Ito bk continued, i THE NEWS, Tho inability of the Lehigh Valley Coal Company to secure commission mon to han? dle the output of the individual operators ol tho Lehigh Valley coal region has resulted in tho failure of tho proposed contract, where? by the company was to purchase tho coal mined hy the individual operators for one year.-At Now Castle, Del., Sheriff Gould whipped nine colored mendal three white men for various grades of theft. Threo ol the colored men in addition to being whipped, wero oblige 1 to stand one hour in tbe pille ry. All of the viet ms were sentenced to various terms of imprisonment and fined in addition. -Senator Boyd, of St. John, N. H., wai eiworn in as li mtenint governor of the province.-At tho closing srs-ions of tho Letter-carrier's' National Association in Kansas City, it waa decided to urge upon Congress a tenure of office bill rather than present any measure for increase of pay. Frank E. Smith, of San Francisco, was elected president.-Crooked work hy deputy marshals caused a rot nt the Chero? kee Strip.-?Daniel Shawer was convicted in Romney, W. Va., of tho murder of Abso lam Iser.-Mrs. netherford shot aud killed J. Lowney, in Coal Creek, Tenn. A unique traiu robbery took place on the Sauta Fe road. Soon af ai a train started two men went through tho cars, calling for tickets. Nearly everybody paid cash faro, and tbe selfnppointod conductors pocketed every amount tendered them, giving no change, and in aevoral cases grabbing money from passengers and threatening them with revolvers if they protested. Near Orlando the men jumped from tho train, but they wero afterward raptured ly deputy marshal9 nnd loeked up.-The Boston flyer on the Lehigh and Hvdaoa Railroad rna into a freight traiu at Lake Grinnoll, killing freight conductor Herrick, of Warwick, N. Y. Two cars wero burned up, nnd the two engines were derailed and thrown down the em? bankment.-Henry Poindexter, an escaped com ict from tho prison at Eddy vibe, Ky., was arrested in Griffin, Ind. *T.o was sent up in 1886 for sixteen years forsteajin^ $2,500 worth of diamonds, and was in prison a mouth. He hud been living in Eddyville for (lvo years, conducting a taloon.-In a Jealous rage George Heebuer shot and killed Harry West in front )i the latter's home in Philadelphia.-Maggie Missencrawl, a feeble-minded girl of thirteen years, was fatally scalded iu a boiling water bath given her by one of the older ';irls in an asylum in Delaware county. Pa. Five prisoners, all whit", escaped from tnt county jail in Litchfield, Ky., by gaining ac? cess to the bathroom, Ihen cutting through a brick wall aud letting themselves down by means of blankets tied tog' ther.-Tho large barn on the farm of the Northampton County (Pa.) Almshouso was destroyed by nn incen? diary Are. Four head of cuttle | erishoJ, and all tho yenr's crop destroyed.-Mart, Bu? ford A Barwell, the carriuge manufacturers of St. Paul, have fniled.-Sir Alexander T. Galt, former y a Canadian cabinet official, died in Montreal, at the age of seventy six. At Gowanstown, in Canada, the dwelling of Mrs. Martin, who was eighty-one years of age, was burned, aud the old Indy perished in the flames. Albert Ihomas. an English youth employed on the place, is missing, and foul play is suspected.-Fire destroyod much valuable business property in Owings villc, Ky. The loss is estimated nt 8150,0 0. -Rev. Mr. Mo-sledder, of Snencerville, O , was assaulted by hoodlums and may die from his injurhs.-The Port Townsend National Bank, of Port Townsend, Washing ton, closed.-An action was begun in tho United States Circuit Court to hnve a re? ceiver appointed for the Union Trust Com? pany, of Sioux City, Ia. In a bigamy casa which was tried al tho Criminal Sessions in Toronto, the judge ex pressol a very pronounced opinion that an American divorce ctuld not be accepted in Canadian courts ns binding or ns dissolving the marriage th s.?Mrs. David Dowden, living six miles from West Elisabeth, N. J., attempted to light the fire with kerosene. Au explosion resulted, and Mrs. Dowden and her child wero burned to death. The house and contents were destroyed.-Tho Has? kell nnd Barker Car Works at Michigan City, Ind., emplo, ing about one thousnnd men, has resumed operations. There is a general awakening in manufacturing circles in Northern Indiana.-There was n rear end collision on the Pittsburg and Western. The conductor of the freight was killed, but none of Hie passengers of the express were hurt.?Henry D- Cochran, the gold bullion embezzler, w<.s commute I lo j iii in default of $17.5 0 bail.-John D. Linss, of Roches? ter, put his head on the track of the Centra! Railroad, and allowed a train to run over it -The general synod of the Church o England, in Canada, has adopted a resolu tion declaring toligious teaching in publf schools absolutely necessary, la order tc either fulfill Ihe true purpose of education or to conserve tho highest interest of thi lint ion at Inrce. After two months of Idleness the rollinp mill of the Valentino Iron Company, of Belle fonte, Pa., has again been put in operntiou. Tbe mill will be run as long as the compnnj cnn sell their iron-Cuptiiin'Brontz, of tin schooner Glad Tidings, reported at Algonao. Mich,, tho sinking of a black steam yacht near Southampton, with those on board.? The Congregational Church, the Cresceni House and ed Joining buildings, in Franklin Mass., were destroyed by fire.-A despatct from tho ci'.y of Mexico states that it is cal culated that tho silver crisis will involve at annual loss of revenue to Mexico of *10,00-V 0,0.-The business section of Machiasport Mo., was destroyed by ll re.-Three convicti attempted to escape from tho state prison ir Arkansas City. Tho guards fired, fa tal li wojnding ono of the men. Tho others es caped. Tho couvicts were all colored.? Liveright, McCoy & Co., the most extensivi soft coal operators in Clearfield county, wit! main office in Philadelphia, failed. It i eaiil that the cause of the late General Mc Coys suicide was a foresight of the crash o this firm, of which he was a member. In consequence of cholera in Hamburg tin steamers for New York will start from Cux haven. There immigrants will be detain* five days before embarking. Thero is m :hange in tho situations" tbe Continent. Cuba h_slo2 co-eoTl"-*-"009. 700 sugn plantations, 4,500 tobago estates, 3,200 cal tie farms, and 1,700 small farms devoted t various products. One Hundredth Anniversary of Founding of the Capitol. MUSIC AND "SPEECHES. Both Houses of Congress, the Cabi? net and the Diplomatic Corps Attend the Exercises-A Par? ade of Soldiery and Civic Societies. The centennial anniversary of tho laying of corner-stone of tho National Capitol was celebrated liltingly Monday. Piesident Cleveland and nearly ali the other high officials of the Government were present. Pennsylvania avenue was Unod with patri. otic Americans, and the troopers marched in company front to the iu piring strains of numerous bunds, with bunting waved above their heads. Washington wns in holiday dress. The day was a legal holiday. Tho departments wero closed, general business was suspended aud tho city turned out en masse to seo the parade, and attend the ceremonies at the east front of the Capitol. Both Hous '3 of Congress held only short sessions, and Sen atorj and Representatives marching in a I ody from their legislative chambers joined in tho ceremonies. The celebration began with the ringing of the centennial chimes. All the old patriotic airs were rung on tho tells, between i) and 10 o'clock, aud even befcro this the streetsAvere thronged with people. All the public build? ings were decked out in a profusion ot bunting, nnd s >me of tho privet i displays Were as astistic ns any mado at tho inaugur? ation. Long before 1 o'clock, when the procession was to move, the different military and'civic organizations had taken their position in and about tho squire directly opposite the White Hous?,) and when Geu. Ordway gave the order for the column to move every or? ganization was in l'no. As Gen. Ordway with his escort, rode over to the White House to escort the President and the mem? bers of tho Cabinet to tho head of the line, the centennial chimes began to poul again, and the waiting thousands broke iuto u cheer. When President Cleveland accompanied by Deriah Wilkins, of the Celebration Com? mittee, rode out to tho avenue, he was re? ceived with a mighty shout, whoa he ac? knowledged by raising his hat several times. It was tho President's first public appa.innce so to sp^ak, since the stories wero circulated about his sickness, nnd every eye in the vast throng was fixed upon him. ilia face was ruddy and his oyc was bright, and tho crowd eaw this at a glance, and expressed its satis? faction in a deepening yell of delight which rumbb'd down Pennsylvania avenue until the Capitol was reached. There the shouts became a roar. Thousands were gathered about the stand, and hats and canes wore thrown iuto the air and handkerchiefs and parasols were waved when tho President appemed. Tho procession moved in four divisions. In the first division were bodies of Odd Fel? lows, oldest inhabitants, Knights of Pythias, Elks and Noble Ked Men. The second divis? ion comprised the Society of the Cincinnati, the G. A. It. and Mexican veterans nnd the Sons of the American Revolution. The ttiird division comprised the District Na? tional Guard, some regulars and some v.sit? ing militia. The fourth division was composed of vet? eran firemen and visiting fire Associations. At the head of the procession, immediately followiug Grand Marshall Ordway and his mounted staff rode tbe President of the United States and his cabinet officers. The President rode in nn open narouche, with Beriah Wilkins Chairman of the Reception Committee, and was escorted by a squadron of United States cavalry, which made a glit? tering show in showy full dress uniforms' j hornets and waving plumes. lu tho carriage followiug tho President came the orator of tho day, William Wirt Henry, of Virginia, a grandson of Patrick Hen: y, attended by Lawrence Gardner, Chair? man of the General Committee. The Cabinet rode iu order of rank as named in tho Fi cai - dentinl Succession bil1. Each Cabinet officer was attended by two members of the Com? mittee on Arrangements. After i.Bo Cabinet officers came Bishop P.in t, or Maryland, chaplain for the day, in his epl3Cop.il robes; then carno Associate Judges Brown nnd Field, representing the United States Supreme Court, and after them ? he Joint Committee of Congress, the Com i j missioners of the District, the Judiciary of the District, the Society of Cincinnati and thc General Committee. The procession oc? cupied u little more than an hour in passing a given point. When the procession arrived tit the Capitol the entire space in front of the Capitol al most over to the new library building w.'S flllod |with people, and out of this mass o umbrella-covered heads tbe statue of Wash ingtou appeared to ri.se Uko a specter view? ing the scene. Tho President and Vice President, Cabinet officers, the Speaker, thc Supremo Court, the diplomats and other dis tinguished persons occupied the centra stand erected in front of tho main entrance, To the loft of this was a stand provided foi the members of Congress and their friends On tho right of the President sat 1,501 sing ens. Tho front of these stand.-, which covere several hundred feet, wero covered with ihi various flags of tho nation, aud the army am navy ensigns and signal banners. Minglin; with these hues were the colors of the gown of ladies and the uniforms ol the Diplomata Corps heightened tho effect of this symphon, of colors. On tho right of the marble land lng at the top of the malu staircase appeare in br ss the inscription, "1793, Washington, and on tho opposite side, "i893, Cleveland, indicat ve of the span of the one hundre yenni covered by the celebration. At uigl iters were illuminated. Tho uppe balustrades were decorated with flags an banners, and up near tlie top of the grea dom'- appeared four large gurri6on flag! the r stuff directed towards the four poim of the compass. Promptly at 2 o.clock. the Senate andHoui )f Repres ntutives filed from tho rotunda on :o the platform aud at 2.06 thj exercises be <au. The prog amine was uot followed literally. Tbs Mar,ne Band failed to appear ju time and tbeoverturo from "Tauuhauser" was omitted. Tue ceremonies opened with a recitation of prayers from tho Episcopal prnycr-took, aud one specially prepared for Iho occasion, by the Bishop of Marylan', Right Rev. William Paret. The Bishop in? voked blessings upon the President, Congress, and the nation, asking for heavenly guidance in the affairs of State, and thanked God for tho blessings he has bestowed upon the people. Addresses followed by President Cleveland, William Wirt Henry, vice-President Steven son, Speaker Crisp and Justice Brown. FIFTY-THIRD CONGRESS. Extra Session. SENATE. 36th Day.?Almost the entire session of foe Senate WAS devotod to Senator Peffer's ri solution directing the Committee on Inter? state Commerce to inquire into the recent train robberies. Senators Cullom and Hoar took the position that thc matter should- bo left in the hands of tho Judiciary Committee md Senator Hawley, Vest and Dolph op? posed tho proposition on constitutional grounds. But tne resolution was not dis posed of when the Seuatp, nccording to agreement, took a recess in order to attend Um centennial ceremonies, and nt their con? cludion adjourned. ,'ITth Day.?In the Senate Mr. Voorhees inndo an appeal to the silver Senator/ to agree on a date on which debate could bo closed and a vote taken on the bill to repeal tbe silver-purchase act, but, not receiving a satisfactory reply, announced that he would ask the Senato to hold longer sessions in order to conclude the debate senator Mills made n strong >q> sch In favor of repeal. 88th Day ?In tho Senate Mr. George, of Mi-sissippi, made I lengthy speech against the bill to repeal tho silver-purchase clause ol the Sherman act, and Mr. Gray, of Dela? ware, made a strong argument for repeal. 39tii Day.?The first hour of thc session of the Senate was occupied in a discussion of the resolution offered by Mr. Platt, of Cou neticut, for the establishment of a closure rule. Amendments to Mr Plait's resolution were nfl red by Mr. Hoar, of Massachusetts, aud Mr. Hill, ol' New \ork, and the resolu? tion went over, when Mr. Teller, of Colorado will argue against if. The Repeal bill was then taken up. and an argument ngalust it made by Mr. While, of Colorado, who spoke for over four hours. Alter he took his seat, nud alter Mr. George declined to go on with his speech, a motion was made by Mr. Voor? hees to lay on the table Mr. Peffer's amend? ment to the bill. Tho motion was opposed by the minority, who resorted to filibuster? ing. After an hour or so spent in that way Mr. V< orhees withdrew that in' tion ; but the general discussion went on until the Semite adjournod. ?10th Day -The closure resolution was taken up soon after the Senato met, and dis? cussed until nearly two o'clock, when it went ove". The repeal bill was taken up, and speeches against it were mado by Mr. George, of Mississippi, and Mr. Haus brough, of North Dekota, and Mr. Stewart, of Nevada. An agreement was proposed by Mr Voorhees, and nssentod to unani? mously, that from Monday and until further orders, the daily sessions shall be irotn ll A. M. to 6 P. M. HST Day. The resolution proposing Jthe establishment of a .Mosure rule in the Senate was discussed lor nearly two hours, and was then, on motion of Hs t.uthor, Mr. P.att, of Connecticut, referred to the Committee on Rule3. A constitutional argument was made against it by Mr. Turpie, of Indiana. Mr. Call, of Flor da, also opposed the closure iu e. After discussion and disposition of the closure resolution, the Senate spent two hours on executive businasa. a HOUSE. 36th Day?Tho House did nothing to-day but meet, take a recess, in accordance with the order previously adopted, to a tend iii a body the exercises In connection with the celebration of the centennial unniveisary of tho laying of the corner-stone of the Capitol, and adjourned at their close. 37th Day. -lu tho House the republicans continued their filibustering tactics. At 2.45 o'clock, after vainly endeavoring to secure cali of the committees and the introductlo' of tho report on tho election laws repeal bill, Mr. Fitch moved au adjournment, which was J agreed to without dissent. 38th Day.?In tho House the republicans j attempted to continue their filibustering tac? tics, but the Speaker ruled against them. The I democrats secured a quorum, and tho bill to \ repeal the federal election laws was llnully reported. 39th Day.?The journal of yesterday's pro? ceedings was no: approved In the House until the hour of adjournment. Mr. B.1 discovered some flaws in it, and called thc Speaker's nttention to thom. The question of npproving the journal wii3 postponed w'aeu the session opened, but later in thc day wns agreed to. In tho meantime the Committee on Rules reported a res dution providing f' r the consideration of tho Fed? eral Election bill on the 26th of September, the debate to continue until October 10th, when a vote should be taken. After a briel discussion the session was adjourned. 40th Day.?In tho Houso the report of the Committee on Accounts, assigning clerks to committees was adopted. A resolution calling for information relative to the en? forcement of tho Geary Exclusion law, mu agreed to, and tho House adjourned without a quorum. 41ht Day. ?Mr. Brets, of Indiana, nffordet j much merriment in the House by complain I ing ngninst Assistant Postmaster Genera Maxwell for not removing a postmaster lu i little villuge In his district because the post master had off-red to make bim (Brets) I ! present of ?15 if ho would hnve him re coined. He wanted tho matter investigated but Mr. Tracey, of New York, objected. 'J hi remainder of the day wa- consumed in th consideration of the Printing Lill, but ni final action was taken. ACCIDENT ATTHG FAIR, A Number of Pecple od the Movabli Sidewalk Ssver.-ly Injursd. A serious accident occurted on tho mo\ able sidewalk which extends the length ( tho Casino steamboat pier. A plank came i contact with tho under part of the raachiuer nnd a large section of tho sidewalk was tor from its fastenings. Tho seats became dc railed and slipped over, throwing over 2C passengers violently on the pier. The small elevation of the sidewalk prove a safeguard against any loss of life, bi many of the passengers, men, women nc children, were severely bruised and cut. few wore removed to the hospital by tl ambulance corps. Employees on the ph nnd sidewalk kept the people cool ar avoided a panic. A coon with a 'euther strap around i neck, which was lost by a young woman Chester, W. Va., Hboufc fifteen years ag was found tho other day by a hunter in t woods near Chester. The animal still h *he collar around its neck. VlKttlJNlA lTJ__li3. The Latest News Gleaned From Various Tarts of the State. At Grafton, a Baltimoro and Ohio engine ran over a man on the railroad bridge, near the Baltimoro and Ohio hotel, killing him inst ntly and adding nnother casualty to the list of nccidents that have occurred on almost tho same spot during the past few months. Tho unfortunate victim on this occasion could not be identified and is sup? posed to have been a tramp. At Fairmont, J. F. Rogers and Levi Van Hoosin became involved in a quarrel in which the latter was shot in the chin nud is in n serious coudition. Rogors was arrested. Fbank PtXflOV, colored, shot and killed Jns. Temple, also colored, in Richmond. The democrats of Bedford county have nominated S. IL Bolling and W. P. Burks for the House of Delegates. Rev. P. A. Peterson, pastor of Trinity Methodist Episcopal Church South, Rich? mond, is seriously ill. Miss Luck Jktbb, of King George county, recently found a medal bearing the following inscription: "War, 1861, United States." On tho other side: 'G. W. Russell, co. A? 14th Regiment Vermont Vols. Pennington." Skvkbal of Frederieksburg's manufactur? ing establishments which .dosed temporarily d'... ing the Juli times, aro resuming oper? ations again. The silk mill, employing one hundred liunds, and the Eagle Shoo Com. puny, employing about sixty, have already commenced work, and it is thought that sl| of tho founder^ s will bo ruuuiug on ful| time again by October 1. The schooner John A. Stevens has 1 rought to Norfolk thc crew of the schooner B..ive which sprang a leak and became water? logged near Wolf Tray. The Brave is from North Uiver. Iff. C., to EiktOO, Md., with poplar logs. Mb. Chahi.es Hudson, while return'ug from church at King George Courthouse, met with n serious accident. Hts horse be? came scared, ran away, threw Mr. Hudson out and broke bli leg and arm. John Kiah Uaosdale, who kdled G. R Denny, nine miles from Fredericksburg, mado his escape from tho constable who had arrested him and is now at large. Tue barn of Harry West, ut Coruland, Norfolk couuty, wns destroyo I by fire, with ita contents of hay, fodder, farming imple? ments and other things. The Ure origina? ted from lime stored in the building. Loss f3.0OO. Mb. J. B. Mjll1r, a prosperous larmer, residing near Sperryville. has been nomina? ted by tbe domocruts for the Legislature. The populists will not make a nomination, it is believed. Rev. G. F. Follin, pastor of Winfield Memorial Methodist Ep.6Cop;d Church, South, Little Rock, Ark., died recently. Ha was a native of Fauquier county, and waa formerly a m- Wier of the Rainmore Confer? ence, Methodist Episcopal Church South. Miss Kathebyn Yost, a daughter of Major 6. M. Yost, of Staunton, won the essay prize offered by the New York Press for the best descriptive letter of the World's Fair, written by a miss not over sixteen years old, ?he letter to be limited to 5f.O words. William G. Taylob, tried inst week in Pulaski county for killing his wife, was found guilty of murder in the first degree. Rev. W. E. Hubt has resigned the pastor* ate of the Baptist Church at Buma Vista, and will leave the 1st of October nnd resume bis studies at a theological seminary. Daniel Hauhinoton, of Fauquier county, died last week. He served through the late war as a member of the Seventeenth Vir? ginia Regiment of Infantry. Db. Isaac C. Hoqe died Inst week at his residence near Hamilton, Loudoun county. The large stave factory at Buena Vista is now in full operation. WORK AND WORKERS. THnEE of the Otis mills, at Ware, Mass., | will start up this week on reduced wages nnd three days a week time. This will give employment to about half of tho l,500hands. The Philadelphia and Reading Coal and Iron Company paid its colliery omploy..8 their wages for the lust half of August. The amount disbursed will foot up almost $400,. OOO. Ar Bridgeport, 0., the Etna Standard Mill has posted notices for the men to report lot work Wednesdiy. The mill employs over 1,000 men. Mule spinners in thc Hill aud Androseog gin mills at Lewiston, Me., have been noti? fied that their pay will be reduced 10 per cent. The spinners say they will not accept tho reduction. The lockout of Ja"kson county (O.) miners ls again complete. All the mines which had resumed operations wero compelled to shut down because the/ are blocked with on1 which the railroad has not taken off. Tho miners are quiet. At Hnrtford City, Ind., it is announced that the glass manufactures aud w rkera' committee on wage'- hav s reeetlS I an agree? ment and that the works employing 500 men will resume operations as soon as pos? sible. General Manaoer Nichols, of the Brook? lyn and Union Elevated Railroad system, caused an order to be issu d to the effect thut after October 1 tho pay of all employes who now receive over * I.ti) per day would be cut 10 per cent. The Remington Arms Company's works at Dion, N. Y., started up working full time with a full set of hands, after more than a month shut down to half time and with a small force. Sporting arms aud bicyles nre the goods to be manufactured. At Kansas City, 50 butchers at Armour I packing-house struck because several non? union men from Chicago were employed. The remaining 250 butchers will continue work until tho present stock of beef is ex? hausted the strike may spread. All the stampers of the Bridgeport Brass Compauy struck because of the recent reduc" tion in wages. The men who formerly made ?2.25 now make $1.20. Three hundred girls are thrown out of work by tho strike. The company and men have each taken a deter? mined stand and a long aud bitter struggle is promised. Twenty-five years ago electricity as a mechanical power was unknown. Now $900,000,000 are invested in various kinds of electrical machinery.