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SEVENTEENTH YEAB. OMAHA , FRIDAY MORNING. SEPTEMBER 1G. 1887. NUMBER GRETCHEN 18 GRIEF , She Attempts to Sing in Paris Bat is Frightened Away * CRITICS HISS "LA PRUSSIENNE. " Franlcin Leisinger'a Unfortunate Debut Among Her Country's Enemies. HER LIFE'S UNHAPPIEST HOURS. A Pathetic Letter to the Managers of the Opera. SUGAR-KING SPRECKLES TALKS. Ho Will Import Improved Machinery to the United States for the Manufacture of That Staple Other Foreign News. Poor Marguerite. 1SS7 l > v James Gordon liennclt , ] PAWS , Sept. 15.-fNow York Ilerald Ca ble Special to the BJIK. ] The heroine and victim of the latest Paris scandnl is M'llo LelHlnger , the German prlroa donna , who made her first and last appearance In Paris opera the other evening as Marguerite In "Faust" Qrcat thlncs were expected of the debutante , whoso voice was said to have fas cinated Kaiser William and the Berllners. On the other hand , the opura management looked forward to her dohut with fear and trembling , as It was rumored that the Chauvinists who had hooted "Lohengrin" out of Paris , had sworn td. make an other manifestation If "La Prusslenne" dared to bravo their hostility. Their fears were to a great extent justified by events. Hardly had the 'defendants boun to sing when applause and hisses broke out together. Fraulcin Lcisinger , who was terribly ner vous , lost her head and her vnlco , and though towaid the end of the opera tlio hisses ceased , the attitude of the audience was so hostile that poor Oretolien felt that slio was doomed. After the performance she wrote the mana gers a letter declining to reappear in Paris , as she "felt Incapable of returning tea a spot where she had spent the most un < happy hours of her life. " The nlTalr has inado a great stir on the boulevards and 1ms given the Germans a grand opportunity foi renewing their attacks on their traditional enemy. L Interviewed Oretchen to-day. I found her in a simple apartment on the top floor ol housn In the Rue Drout. Frauieln Uretcheu Is a tall , fair , modest , shapely maiden , aboul twonty-two years old. with regular features , a pleasant smile , a fresh complexion and i wealth of golden hair. She speaks Frond : correctly but with a slight throaty accent She was dressed In a close fitting black dress. From her throat suspended a mosaic locket. At her waist she wore a plain stce ! Chattelalne. Without waiting to be pressed , Uretchcn sank gracefully on a sofa and be gan her story ; " 1 had been singing successfully in tier lin , " said she , speaking French fluently , "when I received an offer of an engagerueni from the Paris opera. 1 was dazzled , for yoi see , the Idea of Paris always makes an I in presslon on us. Mine. "Vlardol , my profcs' ser , was sure I would make a hit , but inj mamma , whom I consulted , did her best tc dissuade me from accepting , and he : high Gorman influences were bet a work to pursuade mo that I had not co qui font pour platro a Paris. Well , happening to be In Paris ono day , Mmo. Viardot askec mo to sing once privately at the opera. . consented. Messrs. Kltt and Gailhard , thi managers , were charming. Mine. Viardo and ( iuonad , who are not Idiots were both enthusiastic. Guonad raptu ously declared that I was hi Ideal Margeuerote , and said ho had neve hoped to have such a Uretchcn to sing at tin coming live hundredth performance o "Faust" Finally I signed a three year's en gatrcment. " "From the very first rehearsal , " continue ! M'llo Loisingcr sorrowfully lifting her prett ; eyes to heaven , "my'trouble began. M ; managers worried mo to conceal my nation allty and begged me to appear as i Swede or Austrian , but I refused to hide ui ; Berlin origin. "Meln was bade Ich nleht alles durchge inncht , " added Grutchen , dropping Into Gei man. "Then anonymous letters poured In threatening mo with vengeance , abusing m as a Prussian , vowing I should not stay Ion In Paris. Ach has war abor gonz un glauibllch. My dear colleagues took t Intrlgulnic against me , but the worst was li the Coulisses. When I wont on that night had to run the gauntlet of a lot of ogling eli subscribers. As I passed toward the stage heard them exclaim , 'En volla uno qul n fera pas affaire , a Paris green room. ' " "Das 1st niches fur ein Austaennlcho Madchen , " said Grctchon , blushing at tin recollection. "Decent girls have no chance , you under stand mo. I ascribe my failure chiefly t this and cabals. What dreadful things the wrote of mo In the Paris paures. You see had hardly a friend here and not a slntcl friend on the press , but I appeared and sang They hissed mo even in the King a Thule song , yet I couldn't have boon so ba < In that. It's false ; one doesn't become a ba singer all in a moment. Those hisses dli lor me , 1 could not sing well afterward. " "Why ? " said I , "tue kalsor himself ravei about your voice. " Oil , that story Is an Invention , " ropllei Mlle Lclsingor , "it Is not true that I owei my success In Berlin to the emperor' favor. " "What happened then , frauleln ? " " 1 wrote to cancel my engagements. Mear while , the French government actually wrol to the managers Haying that It would bo fee Ish to dcfv public opinion by letting mo sin again. Perhaps what I so hoard Is untrui but the Berlluors have taken upmycaso liotl ; 1 have had offers of engagements froi all parts of Germany , and letters say that shall bo welcomed back 'init offen armrn M. Idtt paid me throe months salary. I etui for Jlerlin to-morrow to sinz three year * I opera. 1 should like t < > co to America afte ward , hut It is Impossible to go before. " "Shall you never return to Paris , frai leln. " "Ach , nle , we arn not sympathetic I Paris. " "Gliiclcllcho relse , gnadlscs frauleln " 1 Leaving Gretchcn , 1 called upon M. Kit . manager of the opera. M. Kltt is a couitnou old centlenian , wlthu reputation tor * ter 'economy. His account of the utlalr dllfoi considerably from Gretchen' * . 'Mile " salvl ho " Lslsingur , , "wnslptnulurr to us about a year ago by Mine \'Ionlot , wi | whom she was studying | iere. She then ha a mainlflcent voice.Ve , Gallium ! and ottered her an MiEigfrnent , lint si was engaged In llerlln , where slio sail [ or eoiuo timi ) as a For Chantcuse. On he.rreturn , haviii torusilU us , w discovered st was a German , Well , that was a matter that concerned neither us nor the public. All the public expects , or should expect In a singer , Is talent. But on her return wo found that Mile. Lolslnger's voice had gone to pieces , had become heavy. The Germans like heavy slnelng. Her upper register was completely ruined. However , there was no hooting at her debut There were some Kisses , It Is true , but that Is very different , and there were hisses only when the clique applauded. Everything asscd off In the most proper vray. Indeed _ half suspect , then , that the hisses were Prussians , for 1 remembered hat after her engagement the German am bassador appealed to the minister of foreign iffalrs to get her engagement cancelled. This cquestthe minister politely refused after onsultlng us , explaining that tnouirh the tale subsidized opera , the managers were ree to encage whom they pleased. " "No. " continued M. Kltt , "tho government did not Intrrfero to stop Mile. Lolslnger's 'CDroscntatlons All It did was to make cer tain Inquiries regarding the threatened rad ical manifestations. It Is unfortunate for Her , but Mllo. Lelslnger failed deservedly. Jllo cst tonbcs parcequelle fovalt tomber. She had not the vocal lightness required here. She cancelled her engagement of her own accord. " THK FEKI.INO IN TiKIlUir. BKUUN , Sept 15. [ Now York Herald Cable-Special to the UKE.J There Is no disposition among Berlin critics or opera managers to Impute Fraulcin Leisinger's ab rupt retreat from Paris to French hatred for all that Is German. While it Is the general feeling that no Gcrmap slnzer could bo a permanent success In Paris , it Is nevertheless acknowledged that Lelslngor had pretty fair criticism after her first performance of Faust , in which It Is thought she prob ably sang badly through the excitement and nervousness produced by numerous attacks on her In the French musical papers as well as by anonymous letters regarding : ier voice. There Is some difference of opin ion but nil the critics I saw agreed In creditIng - Ing her with perfect execution but her style Is so essentially German ns to bo certainly dis tasteful to Parisians. It Is generally said that Lulslnicr's Berlin career will not be affected by her Paris failure as she Is too llrmly fixed as an opera house favorite. Site will undoubtedly bo offered a re-engage ment at once and when she ap pears will receive a great popluar ovation as tlm general public Is Inclined to think her a victim ot French hatred. The following Interviews express the prevalllns opinion among the highest musical authorities of the Berlin directory : Von Stranz , ot the Koyal opera house , said : "Lelslneer is talented , pretty , and has a good voice , but Is young and has only just made her debut here. She failed in Paris because she was too ambitious and attempted parts for which she was not thor oughly prepared. It was her ambition much nioro than her volco or unfriendly Parisian criticism which caused her failure In Faust , Site is a favor ite with opera managers as well as with that part of the German public which Is familiar with her voice , hence she will probably bo re-engaged hero , her Paris failure being largely due to nervousness and her having attempted too much. This has probably not Injured her career though there Is always a danger that , like a race liorso which gets a bad fall over hurdles , she Is thoroughly re liable again. " Graf Uochborg , the Intendant of the Royal theater was too much occupied with his new play to discuss Lolslnger's departure from Paris , but informed mo that sue Is not yet raongazcd , and that there will bo no cer tainty of her re-engagement for several days. Professor Ehrlick , the noted musical critic of the Berliner Tagoblatt , said that Lelslnger was scared beforehand by the adverse comments ot a host of small French dramatic papers. Anticipating a failure she naturally did not do her nest. The after criticism was fair. Her favorite role , Mar- garito , was well suited to her powers. She sung many first class lyrical parts In Berlin and was a great success and much liked here. She Is too German in all her parts , shows too much inner feeling , Is too much affected by expressions ol disapprobation to ever succeed in Paris , being utterly unsuitcd to the French taste. The Paris verdict will not harm her. It will perhaps even make Her more popular in Berlin. Urban , another well known critic , said there was no anti-German feeling shown at the production of Faust and the after criti cisms were rather favorable. OuV correspondent carefully watched the the opera house during the performance and afterwards read all tbo notices , Ho reports that the claim of the retirement ot Lelsingor was duo to the Doutch Fclndlluckls and that It was unfounded. She Is a singer without a heart ; cold , but technically perfect and with a girllshness which makes her a great Berlin favorite. She will undoubtedly bo well received when she returns to Berlin and all the more so because people will feel that she was sacrificed to the hatred for her nation among the theatrical managers. I find a general feeling that Lets Inger procured an excellent advertisement ol a kind not at all calculated to injure her It Berlin , moreover that she baa attractions , volco and Influential backing that Is certalr to secure her great success when she reap pears at Berlin among singers and actresses I hear only praise for Lelslnger and hei voice. She left Berlin for Paris contrary U the advlco of all her friends , and In spite ol good offers from the Koyal opera house. Iron Men Eat , [ Copi/iicM / IStfbv Jamcn Gordon Ilrnnett. ] MANOIIISTKK , Sept 15. iNew York Her aid Cable-Special to the BKK.J At th ( annual dinner of the Iron and Steel Insti tute , now holding Its meeting In Manchester Sir Lowthlau Bell announced that they had been Invited for the third time to hold theli next year's meeting In the United States and after consulting some of bis chief col leagues , he thought they might beablo ti give a favorable reply. A. O. U. W. Qfllcers Uleclcd. ST. PAUL , Minn. , Sept. 15. The suprnmi lodge of select kings A. O. U. W. elected ofll cers to-day as follows : Gcorgo W. Keed , To peka. Kan. , C. S. ; Charles Bubst , Pittsburg S. V. C. ; GjorgeW. Howard , Paris , 111. , S Lt. C. : K. E. Hill. Buffalo , N. Y. . supreini recorder ; \V. K. Sheen , supreme treasurer E. M. Keadlng , Sacramento , Calx , suprenn M anil aril bearer ; O. 11. Comfort , St. Paul supreme senior workman ; A. P. Johnson Nebraska , supreme junior workman : F Lcnlger. St. l.oius ; supreme guard ; Edwan GllIIs , New Vork , suprtmio trustee. A Minister Married. Sr. JnsKi'ir. Mo. , Sept 15. [ Special Tele tram to thu Bin. : | Itcv. J. B. Parnell , paste of the M. K. church south at Mound City Mo. , ami .Miss Kato Jennings , of Hautstell England , were united in marrlagi < In thl city to-day and left on tlm night train foi r.lmo. Mo. , where they will rnaku their tulun home. Settled I'y n Hocoml Marriage. Coi.UMia's , Neb. , Sept. 15. Thesomnwha I'Ncitlns habeas corpus ease of Sponcervs Spencer in the dlbtitct court of this count last mouth tor tbi custody of a child ha been happily terminated by the divorced Duties rcmarrylut ; at itadisou , THE FEDERAL CONSTITUTION Beginning of the Celebration of the Revo lution's Final Event. A MONSTER DEMONSTRATION. Philadelphia Thronged With Visitors From AH Over the United States President and Mn. Cleveland. Attend. The Constitution' * Centennial. Pjui < AiKLPHtA , Sept 15. The last cen tennial of the nvonts of revolutionary times jegan this morning. If ttiero is one thing more than another for which the million and n half of people who arc temporarily rcni- dents ot this city are thankful , It Is the weather. With a clear sky the day so far gives promise of being everything that could bo wished for. Philadelphia and her hun dreds of thousands of guests appeared on the streets early this morning In their holiday garb , lUht hearted. All day yesterday and last night visitors , Including distinguished guests , military and firemen , arrived by every possible conveyance , and the dozen railroad depots were taxed to their utmost in accommodating the throng which had locked hero to bear witness by their presence of their love and veneration for the historic document which gave them llbertv and freedom. All the hotels were filled to overflowing by yesterday morning and every Inch of sur plus space has been tilled with cots and other means of temporary rest It Is safe to say there arc'200,000 visitors from a distance In addition to the thousands from adjacent' counties of Pennsylvania , New Jersey , Delaware and Maryland , and hardly a state or territory will bo unrepresented In the three days' festival. In all directions , as far ns the eye can reach , the streets are a mass of bunting and decorations. A monster civic and Industrial pageant started from Broad and Dauphin streets shortly after 10 o'clock and marched to Broad and Moore streets , a distance of nearly live miles , and then counter marched to the starting point , paslng throueh ono line of observation standsgaily decorated with flags of all nations. Broad street was so crowded as to be al most Impassable at 7 o'clock. On North Broad street there was scarcely a house that was not covered with bunting or in other ways suitably decorated. Nearly all the side streets leading Into North Jiroad were roped off and weio filled with trucks , on which tleis of seats were erected and rapidly soki. The scene at the gland reviewing stand , situated opposite the Union Lenguo club house on Broad street , was grand. There were sixteen telegraphic stations along the route of the par.ule , which weroostabllshod for the purpose of communicating from one end of the line to the other , and just as a telegram flashed over the wires announcing tlmt the pageant had started from Broad and Dauphin street at 10'J5 : a. m. , Governor Beaver rodn by In his carrlaue and was greeted with a hearty round of applause. By 11 o'clock the distinguished guests , governors , foreign ministers and others began to take their assigned places on the stand. As the different governors passed up or down Broad street and were recognized , they received round after round of cheers. The central portion of the stand was reserved for the uovornors of states and their stalls. Un this stand also were many senators and representatives in congress , commissioners of the various states and territories , thirtv three of whom were present ; the diplomatic corps , foreign consuls and especially Invited guests of the commission. The head of the procession , headed by a cordon of mounted police , reached the city hall , Broad and Mar ket streets , at 13:40 : a. m , , and proceeded around the west side of the city hall ana on past the grand reviewing stand at Walnut street The monster civic and Industrial parade , Il lustrating the advancement of the Industrial arts and sciences during the past century , It Is believed , fairly eclipsed anything of tlm kind ever known. There were In line 300 floats , each bearing a representation of some particular branch of industry ; 12,000 men , 8,000 horses and 160 bands of music. At the head of the column rode Colonel Snowdun , chief marshal , and his staff of fifty aids , standard bearer and two trum ji otcrs. Directly behind them and leadIng - Ing the column Itself was the United States Marine band , followed by a banner repre senting Columbia pointing to the past with ono hand and with the other to the present. The banner typified the demonstration , and was drawn on a car Dy six horses. The dis play from this point was divided Into twenty- six division , each being under the charge and supervision of an assistant marshal and several aids. The first division was headed by the Patriotic Sons of America , who pre sented a beautiful display. Following this float came a band and several floats on which were tableaux typical of events during the revolution and reprosentlnr the different nations which make up Amniica's population , In native costumes ; a beautiful temple handsomely decorated , with thirty- eliht ladles at the portals representing the states of the union , "Uncle Sam , " the God dess of Liberty and the thirteen original states , represented by daughters of America In costume , and a float on which stood representations of the school houses a century ago and those of to-day , surmounted by schoolchildren. The remainder of this division was made up of national and state officers , Including national and state executive committees in full regalia , and visiting camps of Sons of America. The second division was madp up by the Carpenters' company of Philadelphia , which antedates all other Industrial associations , having been Incorporated In 1734 , and which Is tno only Industrial organization In exlstencn in this city which participated in the procession In ITS7. The first feature of this display was a float upon which was berne a miniature Grecian tompln of thirteen Corinthian columns , representing the tbir teen states ot the union of 17S7. which is a duplicate of the original exhibit of the Carpenters' company in the parade In 17S7 , which commemorated thu adoption of the federal constitution. Following this was another temple of the Grecian-Doric order , Intended to be emblematic of the present grand union of states , and bearing upon each of their thirty-eight columns a shield with the name of each state. Tlm allegorical floats were followed by members of the Car penters' company in carriages. The third , fourth , fifth and sixth divisions were given up to Industrial and educational exhibits. The majority of the remaining floats represented various industries. Among them was a display showing the progress In modes of traveling from the revolutionary era to the present time by land and water. The United States mint had an Intcrestlnp exhibit. The government naval display In cluded a model of the first steamer which crossed thi ) Atlantic , a model of the United States man-of-war Itarttord , models of ne\\ cruisers , many kinds of naval guns , and t display of llfo Having aparatus. To give an idoi of the enormous proportions tions of the Industrial pageant It may be stated that nt twenty minutes past J o'clock only seven of the twenty-three divisions had passed by the reviewing stand and by the time the Boventli division had passed south ward the head of the column had antved on tluer countermarch , having travelled twenty three squares south of Market street. The march was made without casualties furthei than that an unknown man dropped dead near Chestnut street presumably from heart disease , and a little girl was somewhai Injured In the crowd. Among the governors occupying seats on the reviewing stand wen Larranen ot Iowa , Beaver of Pennsylvania , Hughes of Arkansas , Bucknur of Kentucky Thayerof Nebraska , Pennoyer of Oregon , Wilson of West Virginia. Foraker of Ohio and Fitzhugh Leo of Virginia. The end of the procession did not reacli the cttv hall until 0:30. : Knturnlng north I arrived at Broad and Chestnut streets at7:30 : The president's party , consisting of tin president , Mrs. Cleveland , Secretary Bayard Colonel and Mis. Lament , left Washlugtoi at 4 this afternoon In charge of Major J. 21 Carson. A hot journaf before reachini Baltimore delayed the train twenty minutes which was not made up during the journey At llaltlmoroa larco srowd collected arouni thoHtatlon and cheered for the president but the latter did not show-himself. AtV1I mlnton tboro was a big demonstra " for the president He finally appeared la company with Mrs. Cleveland on the plat form , and bowed In acknowledgement. At Wilmington the presidential party was mot by the Philadelphia reception committee and escorted to Philadelphia. The party landed at Thirty-second and Market streets , whcro the city troops were In waiting. Under their escort they weredrlven to the Lafayette hotel. Here an iromenso assembly gathered , anticipating the reception. In answer to re peated calls and cheers the president and Mrs. Cleveland appeared on the balcony and bowed acknowledgement amidst tremendous deus cheers. At sunrise this morning the United States war vessels , anchored In the Dclawate river , began their celebration. A salute of thirteen guns was fired from each of them. All of them vessels are handsomely decorated with bunting and flags , and to-night they are Illu minated with Chinese lanterns. Beautiful pyrotechnic displays were in ado from all the vessels In the harbor this evening. si ? ERMAN'S BPEEOH. He Delivers Mis First Ohio Campaign Addrcsfl at Wilmington. Wir-MiNOTON , O. , Sept. 15. Senator John Sherman delivered his first speech In the Ohio campaign before a largo audience at the fair grounds this afternoon. Referring to the claims of the political organizations who are politically against both the great national pal ties notably the prohibition and labor or ganizations he said that by their zeal , after compelling attention to just measures and reforms , they usually succeeded only In de feating the uarty most In sympathy with them. This has been the effect and still is the tendency of the prohibition party. Ite- gardlng the labor party , ho said that if there Is any just and practical moans of public pol icy that will tend to advance the Interests of labor , the republican party Is now and has been ready and willing to adopt It. There can only be two great political organ izations in a free country , although there may bo wings and shades of opinion. The republican party Is always willing to be tested , not by what they promise , but by what they do. The speaker asked who among the democrats would care to com pare the doings of his party for thirty years with the republicans. He added that It was for making that comparison at Springfield that the democrats were arraigned for waving the bloody shirt. It was a bloody shirt , ho said , a shameless record. "Certain tenderteet are afraid 1 might hurt some one's feelings : that wo should banish thu word rebel" from our vocabulary , that we should take the now south with the republi cans , black and white , counted out , and say nothing. We must surrender our captured Hags to the rebels who bore them. Our Grand Army boys , now bent and pray , must march under a now flag , under the Hag of Grover Cleveland , or not hold their c.imp fires in St. Louis. This It the new gospel of the democ racy and mugwumps. " Senator Sherman arraigned the democratic party tor failure to fulfill promises In the htatu of Ohio and for seeking to maintain its power In the legislature by election frauds , cioss anil palpable. Turning once more to national nil airs , In explaining the dllfeiencebetween the republican and demo cratic parties , the speaker said that now , as always , republican theories are founded upon the express words of the con stitution and the Ideas ot those who formed and advocated its adoption. After reviewing the history of the democratic party he said that It yet holds to Its creed and the doc trines of the partv pf Calhoun , except only that it lias abandoned the doctrine of se cession. This creed 1 now followed in many respects by < , Presldont Cleveland and its author apotheoslzed-by the president and Mr. Lauiar. The great nndunng question of national politics Is whether the federal constitution shall ba fairly constructed and its great powers fairly and fully exer cised , wncu necessary , as Is the policy of the republican party , or whether its powers shall bo limited and crippled by subtle reasoning by democrati ! , Speaking of the revenue , the senator said that aa congress has power to levp duties on Imported goods and levy ex cise , let these fruitful sources of revenue bo applied for national purposes. Whenever revenues are in excess of public wants taxes should bo repealed or modified. This has been frequently done by the republicans , but now that we have a surplus revenue of 850.000,000 or 800,000,000 the democrats failed to meet the just responsibility which has fallen on them hi twenty-four years not onlv failed , but in the now congress about to meet the free trade element wish to make a reduction on that lino. The president has also prevented the application of the money in the treasury to proper subjects of expen ditures by his vetoes and withholding of signatures to measures which need no refer ence. The opposition by the democratic party to just and proper subjects of expendi ture is in harmony with the general dogmas about the powers of the national government , No act or measure of this administration tends in any way to the extension of otn commerce or the development of tht country. * The remainder of the speech was devoted to an arraignment of the administration foi failure to fulfill its promises regarding the finances , etc. , and violation of civil service reform pledges. Some time was given to re f utlnic the charges of General Powell regard' ing the granting ot public lauds to corpor ations. ' The Dominion lload Trouble , WINNIPEG , Sept. 15. [ Special Telegram to the BEK.I In an Interview to-day regard ing nls eastern trip after money for the new Ked Klver road , Premier Morquay said "The capital Is bound up. Bankers have told me that the funds are tied up tight. ' Investors had a fear of some Impending cri sis. Morquay added that he did not think this was said by money lenders with a vien to bluff him off. What the particulars of Ins work were he would not say , as It would L > < Indiscreet for him to place his antagonists li possession of his scheme. Ho was to havi got a final answer yesterday. Uh next move Is unknown. A strong oolnt broiiL'ht out during the argumen of the Browning Injunction Is the following That when at Ottawa Sir John McDonalc asked the Winnipeg delegates why iiorquaj did not go ahead and build the road , leavlnt a space at the boundary wide enough for ; shilling piece , and that the question wouk then become an International one and settle Itself. In view of the similar encourage inent given to the Manitoba representatives the Dominion occupies an unenviable po sition. An American-Cuban Case. KEY WKST , Fla. , Sept. IS.-fSpeclal Tele gram to the UEE. | Glrllo Pouble , an Ameil can citizen , who has been In jail in Havana Cuba , for the last tlirc years on a charge o conspiracy against the government , has beer on trial before the supreme court since Wed' needay. Ills trial will continue on Monday , Fiscal , the state attorney , asks that he bi sent to the chain gang for life. Pouble Is de fended by two able lawyers. It Is though that should Pouble be sentenced to the chair gang there may bo trouble between the Unltei States and Spain. m Shorter Hour * For 1'rlntcrn. QUF.BKC , Sept 15. The Typographlca union of Quebec has notitied the proprietor : of printing ofticos ( newspaper and job ) thai on and after November 1 the nine-hour sys teni will be put in force. Kilkenny's Police Inspector LONDON , Sept 15. The Inspector ot the Kilkenny police has resigned his otlico as : protest against tli conduct of tho'polico a Mltchelstown last Friday. Furniture Factory Rurned. ST. Louis , Sept. 15. Last night a lire litho the largo manufacturing establishment of th Joseph Peters Furniture company caused loss of 310,00) ) . i - , , . o- The Flrn lie cord , LAKR BIIVSTOL , Minn. , Sept. 13. A nun : bur of stores were uestroyod by tire early thl morning. Losses aggregate 510,000. Parti lusured , NO POSTPONEMENT PROBABLE The Belief Growing That the Anarchist * Will Be Hanged November 11 , DOUBLING THE DEATH WATCH. Only Ono Scaffold to Ho Uned and the Shuffling off Accomplished Shortly Before the Dinner Hour. Will Take Place As Announced. CHICAGO , Sept. 15. ( Special Telegram to the BEE.J A local paper states as the result of Interviews tlmt none ot the authorities hero have any Idea that there will ba any nterfercnco whatever , either by thu United States supreme court or by the governor with the execution of the sentence on thu seven condemned men. The supreme court fixed thellth day of November for the execution , between the hours of 10 and 4. It Is stated that the sheriff will have the execution take place as near noon as possible. All the prisoners will bo executed on ono gallows , which will bo erected as usual at the north nd of "Mutderer's How. " It is believed that the men will face their fate with forti tude , most If not all of them being inspired with the idea that they are heroes and mar tyrs and that they are dying for the benetit of mankind. From now until after the execution the jail will bo strongly guarded , both Inside and out , and special watch will bo kept on anarchists In the city , and any attempt at violence will bo promptly checked. The sheriff will bo extremely carnful about ad mitting persons to witness the hanging , and it Is understood that none will be admitted except public officials and representatives of newspapers. There will not bo , as there has been in the past at executions In Cook county , a mob of politicians and their strikers ivho seldom conduct themselves with the itocency and decorum bollttlnc an occasion both sad and solemn. It is not believed that more than 100 persons will bo admitted to the jail on that day and tlioso will have to be vouched for by some responsible partv. The final preparations will not be benn until about November 1. So far none of the con demned have asked tor a clergyman , and It Is believed that as they are free thinkers , they will not do so. The speeches from the gallows will necessarily be limited , but U is expected that allot the condemned will have something to say. The death watch has already been doubled and wlille the friends of the prisoners naturally hope lor the interference of the United States supreme court or for executive clemency , the general opinion is that they will have to die on November 11. All of them weio visited by their relatives between tlm hours of Hand 10 o'clock this morning. It was stated that Parsons was not averse to being Interviewed on his views as to the tin- justness of the decision , but all attempts to draw him out on the topic proved futile. Ho would not talk on the matter , and with a violent motion of his hands , said In a volco In which rage and impatience were strongly blended : " 1 don't know anything about it. " Nina Van Zandt came to behold Spies. The customary neatness and quiet demeanor marked her bearing. She showed manifold signs of grief and during her half hour's con versation with August was manifestly using all the will power she is so strongly possessed of to pi event an outbreak of tears' . She was dejected and a certain hauteur of carriage that has been apparent was wanting this morning/ Spies has lost none of the heroic , bearing that is so familiar to his admirers. Ho chatted and spoke with all who approached preached him with the easy nonchalance of a captive on the eve of liberation rathpr than ono on the threshold of the grave. Most of ills hour for exercise was given to his Nina ; Mrs. Parsons sat at the upper end of the cage holding a low conversation with tier husband. She is , as everyone knows , a woman possessed of rare fortitude and none could guess from her composed bearing that she was Buffering In the least Fielden was not without his good anizel. Ills wife , accompanied by his two children , came to offer such comfort as would bo acceptable In such an hour. Num erous offerings of fruit were brought and dur ing the earlv hours , when low people were astir , a couple ot ladles handed In some bas kets of luscious peaches for the special de lectation ot the doomed men. None but the relatives ot the prisoners and a few reporters were there to witness the salutations and Ittavo-taklngs of the party. The chief jailor rapped his keys sharply an the iron bars as a signal for a general clearance of the cage and the visitors loft , while the anarchists re turned once more to the gloomy solitude of their dungeons. The Staats Zeltung , which has hitherto been In favor of the execution of the anarch ists , comes out this morning In an editorial supporting a commutation of sentence. The defense committee are putting forth every effort to raisn sufficient money to carry the case to the supreme court of the United States if it can be done. It Is understood they have hopes of getting General Butler to take the case , and falling to secure him , will try for Kogor A. Pryor. George O. Schilling , the socialist leader , left for the east to-night to retain ono or the other of them. He would not admit who he was going to see , but It Is well known they are very desirous of getting Butler. Lawyers here say that the chance of the court of last resort taking the case Is very slim Indeed. Trylne to Retain Butler and Pryor. WASHINGTON' , Stpt. 15. [ Special Tele gram to the BEK. ] It is published here that General lloger A. Prjor and Bon Butler will join with the present counsel for the an archists In presenting the case to the su preme court at Its meeting next month. The court , however , can only determine ono fact whether the prisoners wore condemned after duo process of law. Its jurisdiction ends there. On all questions o ! erroneous admission of evidence , improper charges to the jurv. and similar points , the decision of the Illinois court Is final. It seems probable that tlie case can bo brought before the su preme court In case a writ of error can be ob tained from the supreme court of the stute. To obtain this the supreme court of the state must be convinced that thuro is a federal question Involved. History oftho Anarchist Cane. CHICAGO , Sept. 15. The meeting on the old Haymarketon Dosplalnes street where the fatal bomb was thrown was the dliect out come ef the deplorable labor troubles of 1BSO. Seven police officers were killed by the death- dealing missile and sixty more men were wounded , a large number of people who were In attendance on the meeting wore killed and wounded by the return fire from the policemen's revolvers. The affair was doubtless precipitated by the riots on the Black Koad on the precenlne day , where several men had been killed or wounded by the police. The Anarchists called the Hay- market meeting to give expression to their Indignation at the police because the latter tried to perform their duty , and while they were being harangued by incendiary speakers a force of 200 police marched up under Cap tain lionlield , who ordered the meeting to disperse. Before a reply could bo received the fatal bomb was thrown. Officer Matthias Degan was killed outright , and Officers Michael Sheehan , John P. liar- re tt. Thomas Itedden , Nols Hanson and Timothy Flavin died soon atterwant trom the effects of their wounds. Others of the officers were fdarfully wounded or maimed tor life , but they managed to pull through and some of them have returned to their posts of duty. The subsequent raids of the police on the anarchists'dens , the temporary suppris- slon ot their organ , the Arbclter Keltung , and the wholesale arrest of every person who wa ? known even tobo a sympathizer with the "Ueds" are now matters of history. In these raids an Immense quantity of dynamite and a largo number ot pistols and guns were cap tured , as well a ; nearly all tUelr emblem ; and flags. Among those arrested were A. It Parsons , August Spies , Louis Llnpg , Michael Schwab , Samuel Fielden , ( Icoreu Knelo , Adolph Fischer and George Ncebo. and these eight were subsequently Indicted for mur der. On June 89 , when tholr oases were called for trial before Judxo Gary , to whom tlior had taken a change of venue from Judge Kogers , their counsel made an appli cation for a separate trial for each man , and this being denied the trial oftho uUht to gether was Immedlatly begun. The selection of a jury was a long and trying operation , and resulted In thn selection of thu follow ing : James F. Cole , F. K. Osborno , S. G. Handall , A. II. Keed , J. 11. Brayton , A. Hamilton. O. W. Adams , J. B. Grclnor , C. B. Todd , C. A. Ludwtg , T. E. Denkor , and 11. T. Danford. The trial lasted just two months. A vast amount of evidence was In- tcoducnd bv the state to prove tlmt a con spiracy , led by the eight prisoners to throw the Haymarket bomb hau existed. The ver dict Is well known. All but Nocbo wore sen tenced to death , and ho was sentenced to a term of fifteen years In I ho penitentiary. December i ! was the date llxed for the execu tion of the seven men , but on Thanksgiving day they were given a respite by Chief Jus tice Scott of the supreme court , who granted a suporscdeas In their ca.se totato : time to ex amine the motion tor a nmv trial. The con viction of the anarchists was due to the Inde fatigable work of State's Attorney Grlnnoll , Captain Schaak , Captain Bon Held and a few detectives , who labored earnestly to gather in every bit of evidence they could find against the men. The real bomb thrower , Rudolph Schnaubelt , was in the custody of the detec tives at the cential police station once shortly after the affair on the llavmarkot , but he was let go through the stupidity of Lieutenants Shea and Klploy , who at that time were the chiefs of the department Detective Palmer arrested Schnaubelt. Ho had positive Information mation connecting him with the crime , but for some reason that has never been satisfac torily explained Shea and Klpley let Schnau belt go. Twenty-four hours later they would have given everything they owned to have Schnaubelt once more In their custody , but the wily bomb thrower had Impioved his llb ertv by finding a safe hiding place , which has never yet been discovered. He mansgod to get out ot the city , and the lust time he was heard of ho was somewhere in northern Mex ico. ico.Wlilte a stay of proceedings was granted by Justleu Scott , of the supreme court , In No vember , the appeal was not argued before the court until March 17 last. The arguments for the defense were made bv Captain W. P. Black , Slgmund Jelsslor , and Leonard Swett , whllo Guorgo C. Ingham , Attorney-General Hunt and State's Attorney Grinnoll appeared for the mate. Thebilufs on both slues were filed before the arguments were begun , as was also the complete record of the trial. The court arrived atadecision three days after the arguments were iiiiule , and It fell to .lustIce Magnuler's lot to wrlto an opinion to con form with the verdict. It l.s no secret among his trlends that the judge disliked the task , but there was no help for It , and ho had to perform It. General Butlur Undecided. BOSTON , Sept. 15. In connection with the report that he would champion the cause of the anarchists in Chicago , General Butler said that ho did not see anvthlng so far to warrant his taking active stops in tholr be half. Ho had not. however , completed the examination sufficiently to definitely refuse. T11I3 BISMOK Sl'UKC'KULB. A Talk -with the Great Hawaiian Is lands Sugar King. ICopi/rfo/it / / lSS71 > y.Tame Gordon ftenueU.l LONDON , Sept15. . [ New Vork Herald Cable-Special to the BKK.J At the Victoria hotel this morning , justbotoro hU taking the train for Southampton to join the Saalo for , Ncw York , I said bon voyage to Mr. Spreckeli , known -Europe as the Sugar King , a well preserved man with snowy hair. " 1 can glvo you no views on Hawaiian affairs , " he said. Bather you can give them to tno. 1 left the states last May and have been on the continent , engaged ever since with sugar problems. Will 1 tell the Herald about these ? With pleasure , but I am sorry to have so little time in which to talk. My travel in Europe has been anything but pleasing. It was only hard work from morning till night I find Germany at present the greatest beet sugar country the world over saw , There Is some marvelous machinery used for making boot sugar. I have boueht 0)0,000 marks worth ol the prin cipal parts of that machinery In Cologne and Prague for the purpose of establish ing a beet sugar factory In Cal- fornla , but the minor parts of the machinery I can get made In the United states. 1 am convinced that beet sugar mak ing with my now machinery will create ono ot the greatest Industries the United States ever had. I shall never rust until I have made the United States the greatest beet sugar producer , manufacturer and market in thn world. Yes , above Germany or France. It is true that at the present tlmo Germany exports u,0&0tons _ of heet sugar annually , and consumes herself another 40,000 tons. If It were not for growing sugar beets the German farmers would go to the wall as cer tainly as the Kngllsh farmers have done. Many practical tanners I met in Germany told me that If were not for the boot growing they would suffer. All seemed to feel that their country could not compete with tbo United States If we adopted tholr now ma chinery. " "How about France1 "Oh , I found the factories far behind these In Germany. I saw not the slightest Im provement worth adopting there , but VI am taking back a pile of French specifications to study still more. My new factory In Cali fornia will bo built to use 350 tons of beets every twenty-four hours , which will make about forty tons of sugar per day. The exact spot for its location 1 have not yet settled upon , but will do so as soon as 1 got back homo. I have also bought twenty-five ton ; of beet seed , which will leave Germany In December for New York , then by rail to San Francisco but , " taking enl his watch , "time wanes and the train soon leaves. When will what I have said bo It the Herald , day otter to-morrow ? " "No ; it will bo cabled to-nichtand the New Yorkers will road it before vou are out ol sight of the Kngllsh coast. " Ho accepted t fresh bon voyage , looking pleasingly puzzlet at such rapidity In news gathering. The Hamilton & Dayton. CINCINNATI , Sept 15. The hearing of thi application for the appointment of a recolvei foi the Cincinnati , Hamilton & Dayton rail road , began yesterday at Hamilton , O. , be fore Judge Van Durvcr. The attorneys foi the road argued against the jurisdiction o the court but were overruled , whereupon I hey submitted an answer denying tlmt then was any ground tor the appointment of i receiver. BuoincBM Failures. NKW YOUK , Sept. 15. Thomas J. Pope J Brother , dealers In metals , have made an as slgnment. Thn linn was r.itod at from S'JiK ) , 000 to 8300,090. but the liabilities nr said ti be much larger. CINCINNATI , Sept. 15. Thn Woitern Pajn Manufacturing company nmdo an asHlgn inent this moinini : to William P. Uiddh' Assets , SM.OOO ; liabilities , 337,000. Van AVyck at Hartlncton , HAiiriNOTON , Neb. . Sept. 15. iKpcci.i Ti'legiam ' to the BIK. : ] The largest gather Ing ever assembled In Cedar county mot a the lair grounds at lliirtlnuton to IN ten to i opoech by General Van Wyck. He spoki two hours. The great crowd n throughout and itavo cheers at the cl An Examination Orilorotl. WABIIINOTON , Sept. 15. Acting S.icrt'tarj Muldow to-day directed the coinmlsslone general ot tno land othco to proceed lin mediately and with as much dispatch as tw slblu to examine and pass upon the list o railroad selections , now pending In his otllc < a.n < l forward tlm same to tuo secretary. . ENDORSED HENRY GEORGIA Union Labor Convention Hold at th $ " Capital City. CRACK SHOTS AT BELLtVUEi first Day of the Preliminary Conteif of Distinguished Marksmen M , K. Conference nt Broken Bow Nebraska News. Iiahor Men At Iilnooln. LINCOLN , Nob. , Sept 15. ( Special Telw cram to the BUE | Sovonty-llvo delegates representing some forty counties mot at Flt Herald's hall In thlsclty to-day as the union' , labor parly of Nebraska. Allen Hoot , ol Douglas county , was chairman and Guorgd II. Powers , of Beatrice , secretary , with n den gate from Washington county as assistant. The convention was held In the city In thf afternoon and at a time when the poopll were nt the fair grounds. Resolutions were jiassed in harmony with the sentiments o ( the Henry George party In the east and one of the resolutions was a call upon the gov ernor for an extra session on railroad rate * . A candidate for supreme judge from Poll countv was nominated but It is Impossible to find the secretaries or any delegate who ru-f . members his name. Dr. Marsh , of Johnson * ] county , and Allen Hoot , of Douglas county , ) were the nominees for regents and the cou ventlon adjourned. The Immnnso crowds } In the citv at thu fair entirely overshadowed ] the convention which was larger than Its' promoters expected. . ti CraoK Shots at ItcUevne. l-\ \ BF.I.LEVUK , Nob. , Soot , 15. [ Special Telegram gram to the BKK. | To-day opened up thn preliminary contest In the teams of distill' gulshed marksmen. There was a heavy cro.si wind blowing across the ran 1:0 from the right. It was , however , quite steady , and the light was very good. There are three gov- , eminent medals to bo awarded to the llrsl three contestants. The first is a heavy gold medal with a scene representing an Indian , killing a buffalo with a spear. The othoi two are silver with a scene representing an Indian village. Kdholm > t Akin , of Omaha , have also olTorcd n Slot ) gold watch to the ; contestants from that portion of thn country lying west of the Missouri river who inakrs thn highest total In six day's sliootlnc. The following are the scores made In to-dav'a known distance shooting : Sergeant Klnir , 20th inl. , Dakota 174 Sergeant Gritllths , 8th eav. , Texas 159 Scigeant Stavcns , 7th Inf. , Platte 1 l Sergeant Weeks , iHh Inf. , Platte 170 Sergeant Stay , Oth Inf. , Arl/ona 170) ) Sergeant lludelson-lth art , the Kast ICQ Sergeant Hudson , Mth Inf. . Columbia..IfiS Private Honklns , 1st art. , Callfoinla 157 Sergeant Woltord , 10th inf. , Texas 157 hergeant Cnsoy , 8th inf. , Platte liia Sergeant Nllilll. 1st art , the Kast 133 The total for the twelve competitions Is 1.037. niuo points ahead of the total made by the twelve men constituting the division team on the CirstMay's preliminary , notwltln standing the two scores of Seiiroants Casey and Nlhill Cochian statistical olliccr. "Beatrice mutual" Ucllc * . I Fnr.MONT , Nob. , Sept. 15. [ Special to tha , BIJK.J The holding for collection of a largo ) number of notes by an attorney of this elty , brines the odorous Beatrice Mutual ln < surancc company Into notoriety again In Dodga and Washington counties. 'Ilia a rents of the company when they canvassed , these counties reaped a rich harvest by writing a largo number of policies. Slncd the BRK'H vigorous expose , some time slnce4i of the questionable standing and business methods of the concern , many of the far I mcrs who hold nollcies have become aisgusw ; ed with the company and lost tholr faith In Its solidity and permanence. They , therefore wished to withdraw , which they thought to do by not t assessments , which would permit tholr . . . . . . cins to lapse. But now that thn policies nave lapsed thev aie conlronted with notes 1 ! they had given. Thcsn notes were to tha effect that if the assessments were kept un' hey do not become due , but if thu assess- | inents are not paid the policy lapses and the ? , notes become payable at once. A Fremont ? ! attorney holds 8,000 worth ot these notes/ which ho has had instructions from thd company to collect. They am mostly front. ' - ! . " ) to 875 each , based upon $ ' > for each 81,000 called for in the policy. Many of thuT farmers uro relusiug to pay them. I'helps County Kuimhltcnnn. J Iloi.niinoi : . Nob. , Sept 15. | Special TeN j ccram to the Bii.l : The republican countyTi convention went oft harmoniously In thla city to-day. Followingaretno nominations : Y for treasurer , F. Hallgreen ; for county clerk , , John 11. Nelson ; for clerk of the district ! eourt , Asa Lewcllina ; for county Judge , G. II. Phoa ; for county supcrlutondant , Mrs. | Mlna Hop wood ; for sheriff , A. E. Krlcksonl for surveyor. E. G. Brum/ell ; for coroner ! Dr. Guild. The ticket Is acknowledged to b * the strongest the republican party has oven put In the liald. The seven delegates for the judicial convenMon are for William Galston. Charged With Several Crimes. ' Coi.u.Minm , Neb. , Sept. 13. Dr. II. E. Ayars , a resident of Lindsay , this county , for the past four months , and wlioro ho was building up a larg'j and lucrative practice , has been arrested by Sheriff McLaren , ofj Guthrle Center , la. , upon a lequlsltlon frora the governor of that state. The doctor Is charged with robbery of a jewelry store , sellIng - Ing liquor to minors , and fleeing the ktata while under conviction and pending sen-i tuneo. The sheriff and prisoner left for Iowa on tiie early cast bound train. He Didn't heave. ' BHOKKN Bow , Nob. , Sept. 15. [ Special Telegram to the BKK.J Thu white wings o $ peace hover over the Methodist parsonaga once moro and the wild rumors that svera alloatfortho last week have melted. In stead of running awav Irom his family , as rc ported , the Hev. Colder did not leave the city at all. The M. Conference ; at Broken . BIIOKKN Bow , Neh. , Sept. 15 [ Special Telegram to the BKK. | The M. E. confers once Is In session. About sixty minl.stoia are present , enthusiasm exists on everyl hand and the pcoplo are doing their part to4 wards making this conference a success. ' Larco audiences am present each day and eveuluc to witness the proceedings. * I Thn Beatrice Ijand Ofllue Clo cd. BIIATIUOK , Neb. , Sept 15. [ Special Tele * gram to the BKK.I The Llnltod States land ollico at this place closed business to-day. Itj having been consolidated with the othoo olllce. The olllce has been an Impoitant ono and has been hero nearly twenty years. Through it tlm lf-0,000 items of the Oton res , rrvatlon have heoii opened for hcttloment Thu records of this olllre show the first lioniHt steiid entry In the United Slates bolng made by a Beatrice man in Democrat * Chnn e Thnlr Minds. NnitPin.K , Nub. . Sept. 15. iSpedal to tht BIK. : | The dumociats of this judicial district were qnlto content to ondoiso thn nomina tions of thu non-partisan Inr convontloti , but since the republicans Ignored the action ot that meeting the democrats have decided to _ cull 'convention to "li.uisact such business "f as may properly comu Imforu bald convun * tlon. " Ciialnn.in T. M. Franrn has accordingly - * ingly called u judicial convention to bo held In this citv on the evening of Wednesday , ' September " 1. Fremont To Get thr : Danish Synod. FKHMOXT. N'eh. , Supt. 15. [ Spoclal Tolo- eram to the HIK. : ] ICuv. U.sdnll returned last livening from Vlfoort Lea , Mlnu. , whcro he attended the National Synod ( if thn Dan- Ihh LuUiernu church. It was decided almost unanimously , with i