Sterling Daily Gazette from Sterling, Illinois on October 3, 1889 · Page 1
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V/RAPPERS i ux&e SIZE) receive » ^a^r j '~ ^ .,„ ± J ~ *- x ^^ -5 f I • < r U W*^ VOLUME 8. nnTrmvT? 107 T T1 1 , ' ', ! ELAINE PRESIDES. Formal Opening of the America Conference. All- Is ourrii iu My un'l rordinlly Invit pninicnt. of tlin riiitii'.I St:t!<v DELEGATES OFFICIALLY GREETED. Soiilli 1C &N.W. TIME TABLE. QOINQ «ABT. Atlantic Kx 2:« a. m Sterling Fau»...8:S5 a. m. Limited Fasa. 8:52 a. m. Clinton " 1 :i« P. m, Denver " 8:40 a.m, OOINa TTKST. Pacinc Kx 2:22a.m. Sterling Pass. 8:00 p.m. LimltedFasB. 4:04p.m. ClintouPass 1:13 p. m. Denver " 8:S3 " FUBIOHT TBAINB THAT CABBY 001KOBABT. . OOINUWBOT, NO. 18....... ...,..8.1B P- m No. 40..._— 8:50 a. m. Na. 85 .......... -7 :40 a. m. . No. 17 ..... ™..10:B2a,m. CHIMB1LINGM&PNCYB.B. OOINO KABT. I OOINO WEST. ,8-Paasenger 6:30 a.m. 36—Passenger •*:'*P- m - 78-FreigliL....«:« p.m. «—Frcight....-5:00a.m ARBIVK FEOM KABT. 71) -Passenger...9:00p.m. 77—FrelgbU.... 9:4,0a.m. ABBIVB VROK WKST. S6—Passenger 10:3o a.m. 42 -Freight. 6:80 p.m. The Pr<«mlor*» AiUIreM to tho Americans — rarpo«n» of tho CiulhorinK Oiitllnpd— The S^rrotnry Cho«on lor I'or- mnnniit Vrnnlilant — Gon. Hondornon OTnkfS & Few neinnrlin— Rf>ct>ptlau 1>JT the Preiililnnt nml Mm. Ilnrrliton — A Hnno,n»t at the I.n J*«rm»ii<lle. WASHINGTON CITY, Oct. 3.— For tho first time since the discovery of tho W-.-storn Qominphoro roprosentntivai of tho nations os- tublishod upon that bemisphoro nut together yesterday to discins ways and means of establishing permanent relations in matters of commerce between each other. Tho meeting, which took placi in tho diplomatic . chamber of tho state department, was therefore a notable one, and brought into assocl- »tion some of the most distinguished men of the countries interested. Tho part. 1 "* rlar oc- ceslon was tho formal reception by Secretary Elaine of these eminent foreigners, to- ijothor with the delegates appointed by tho United States to tho conference. The United States Dolocnte*, Tho American delegates woro the first to put In an appearance at tho department. They entered two and two In tho following order: John B. Henderson, Misjiotiri, and Cornelius V. Bliss, Now York; Clement Btudob-ikor, Vidinna, and John F. Hanson, Georgia; Morris M. Estee; Calfarnla/and 'Charles R Flint, New-ycj-kCVlll^th Henry Trosoitt, South Carpiintt 1 ^;rS!y'^Androw Carnuglo, Pennsylvanlaj'Jjigjjr/ O. Davis, West Virginia, amtJE'JSIjfcrBon Coolidge, Mossachu- ' I! Passenger No. 36 connects with trains east and west on Clinton Branch: with0. B.I & f. . R.B. at Rock Island east ana west; wltU main lino fir points west, Council Muffs. Oraaba and beyond and for Kansas City and points beyond. -SPECIALTIES.— The Finest, Most Durable, and holds Its suape the best of any whip In the market. Tho Easiest Dumped, Easiest Kun- nlngjmdMjiteat Improved Sweeper made. • ffi Two sacks i ZOO Fancy Patent, per sack, $1.60. Half Patent, " i.«. Some of the oldest resldentsLof this city claim ^ tbla to be the best flour they ever used In tho State of Illinois. 1 {Jream of" Patent, Hun, I>aisy and. Minn JRoiler in stock. Tin A Good Stock of Tomato Cans, Very Cheap, Also a few dozen of! mm GIASS FRUIT m m JELLTOMBLERS LEFTJ AT L. I,..JOHNSON'S. A CHANCE. SUCCESSOBS TO O. A. Oliver. BOOKS, STATIONARY and Wall Paper. CHICAGO RAILWAY. OVEE 7,000 MILES Of steel track in Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, Dakota and Wyoming, penetrates the Agricultural. Mining and Commercial Centres of the WEST AND NORTHWEST. The Unrivaled Equipment of the Una embraces Sumptuous Dining Cars, New Wagner and Pullwan Sleepars, Superb day Coaches and Representative!! of South America. A few ftiomouts later the Brazilian commissioners, Benor Lafayette Pereirof the lender ottho Liberal party—nrfd^tornreTljT secretary of the treasury, Honor Salvador Mondonca and Senor Valento, accompanied by their attaches, Sonors vas Concellos and Martens, were introduced, and very SOOTI tho olhsri rntiie in nn folloxvs: Bailors Vin- cpnto O. yiifnadu, T!<i<jiicr-Bn™*' I'ena nud^ STanlioi -Qiiintmm, Argnntlno Hn|>ublir; Kenor Juan F. Velarde, Bolivia; SOIIOI-H J. Hurtado, Carlos M. Silva, and Chinaco Calderon, Colombia; Senor Perez Z?lodon, Costa Rico; Sonor Jose Maria Camanno, Ecuador; Dr. Fernando Cruz, Guatemala; Sanor Jeronimo Zilayn, Honduras; Sonars Matins Romero, Dr. J. N. Navarro, and Jose Mes Lymantour, Mexico; Dr. Horacio Guizman, Nicaragua; Sonor Alberto Nin, Paraguay; S'jnor F. C. C. Zogarra, Salvador, and Senors Meunor Rolet Perasa and Alexandra Urbanefa, Venezuela. Secretary Ulnlijn'" Add rein The delegates being assembled Secretary Blalne, who bad been busy doing the courtesies of the occasion, arose and culled the congress to order and delivered the following address: QKNTI.KMF.S of THE INTKUNATIONAT, CON- FKBKNCE:—Speaking for the government of the United States. I bid you welcome tn this capital. Speaking for tlio people of the United States, I hid you welcome to every wi-tlmi and to every state in the Union. You come In response to an invitation oxtwded by the president on the special authorization of congress. •Your presence hero Is no ordinary event. It signifies much to tho people of all-America to-day. It may s unify far more In the days to come. No conference of nations has over assembled .tn consider tho welfare of territorial possessions so vast and to contemplate the possibilities of a future so great and BO Inspiring. Those now sitting within these walls are empowered to speak for nations whose borders are both tho great oceans, whoso northern limits aro touchedby the arctic waters for 1,000 miles beyond the straits of Behrlng, whoso southern extension furnishes human habitations farther below tho equator than elsewhere possible on tlin globe. The aggregate territorial extent, of the nations hero represented falls but little short of I-,OCK),OX) of Hciuiirii miles- more than three (linen the area of all Europe, and but little less than one-fourth part of the globe; while In respect to the power of proluclngthe articles which are css-ntlalto human life and those which minister to life's luxury, they constitute even a larger proportion of the entire world. Those great possessions to-day have an aggregate population approaching lSU,oni),<lUO. but If peopled as densely as the average of Europe the total number would exceed l,a>0,OJO,UOO. What tlie Conference Cun Do. While considerations of this character must Insfilre Americans, both South und North, with the liveliest anticipations of future grandeur and power, they must also impress them with a sense of the gravest responsibility louchins; the character and development of. their respective nationalities. The delegates whom I am now addressing can—-do—much—to—establish- permanent relations of confidence, respect and friendship between the nations which they represent. They can show to tho world an honorable and peaceful conference of seventeen independent American powers. In which all shall meet together on terms of absolute equality, a conference In which there can bo no attempt to cnerco a single delegate against his own conception of the interests of his nation; a conference which will permit no secret understanding on any subject, but will frankly publish to the world all its conclusions; a conference which will tolerate no splr- It of conquest, but will aim to cultivate an American sympathy as broad as both continents; a conference which will form no selflsh' alliance against the older nations from which wo a,-e proud to claim inheritance; a conference. In fine, which will seek nothing, propose nothing, endure nothing that is not In tho general sensu of all tho delegates timely and wise and peaceful. A I'loii for Closer Relation*. And yet wo cannot be expected to forget thjit our common fate has made us inhabitants of the two continents which, at the close of four centuries, are still regarded beyond the sea as the New'World. Like HltuatloiH beget like sympathies, and Impose like duties. Wo meet in tho firm belief that tho nations of America ought to be, and can be, more helpful, each to tho other, limn they now are, iind that each will find advantage and profit from an enlarged Intercourse with the others. Wo believe that we should bo drawn together moro closely by the highways ot tho son. and that atnodlfttantday the, railway systems of tho north aiid south will meet upon thu isthmus and connect by laud routes the political and i ouimerclal capitals-of all America. We believe that hearty co-operation, based on hearty confidence, will save all American status from the burdens and evils which hav-.* long nml cruelly anHcU'd thuoldor nation t of the world. Some Millennial SimKmtlonn. We believe tlmt u spirit of Justice, of com- moil and t.-'|uul, b twt-on the. American status wll leave ne. i-uoiu (>.-r an iirtitl- e.lttl balance of jxiwor, like unto thill which- bus led to wurrt abroad, an l> J ilreiichi.-d Km-upo iu hliioil. We that frlfiidsliip, mowed with ctindor und m-ilntulnrd with K'lod faith, d iiy Iho i:<.T- Il "ill h i n £r''ut i^n'ii ^vh''!l \\ ;> ^h.*\]l iii'i^iir.-. Ouit coin- innn cniiMilfnrt- on whi'.ih all in;frliniiniial frlf-nd-'ltip iiuist rt'^l. It will h* 1 a tri-ratiM- k r :iin whi-li wi- «)iall h,- able to draw the I ..... |ile of nil .Vnrrii-ail natlnni into cl"^>T rci a f lulu with rarli t>t ii'rr ~nn cinl to hf fariliratiMl hy more fri''jucnt mid Tiiitro rfilii 1 intc-rt omnninication. U will hi 1 tho tjn-!it("<t triiin «-litMi tho iKT^unal and i-umnii-rriul n-lntlons of the American HIM,.*. Hiinth and nnrlh. shall ho «? dovcloppil mul :MI rfunlatc'd that each ;ihail acquire the highest ])o^-il;le ii'h'unlu^c from the enllKht- encd nml enlarged Intfrcoiir^e of all. Invitation to Oiir Hospitality. Before the conferonre shall formally ontor upon the {liHCUHHion of tho suhjcc-tf, to be HllU- mltteil to It. I nm Instructo I by the president to Invite all the ill-legates to ho the itm-sts of the fcnvernnient. durliiK a proposed vl-it. to vn- rlonssoctions of the country, with tho double view of slunvInK to our frlomls from abroad the condition of the United States and of giving to onr own people, in their own homes, the privilege ami pleasure of extending tho warm welcome, of Americans to Americans. Hnmltsruon Makrn n Hp'-«cti. •At tho conclusion of bis speech Bocrotary Blaino withdrew and resolutions were adopted 'naming James G. Blaino as president of tho congress. John B. Henderson acted ns president pro te ni. Tho congreis adjourned until Monday, Nov. 10, after listening to a brief talk by Chairman Henderson. Ho spoke of tho importance of tho present gathering and of tho honor h" felt in being called upon to preside. Ho said tho deliberations of tho congress would doubtless bo Ecrutiniz.'d ai closely ns thoso of any body cf men that over assembled, and tho eyes of tho world woro upon it. Ho dwelt at some length on the far-reaching possibilities of tho doings of tho congress. In referring to the cxcurRion to which the delegates bail been invited, Mr. Henderson said it was intended not only to give them an opportunity to soe tlin places of 1 terost in the various parts of tho country to bo visited, but to study tho commercial und industrial features of the United Stales, and toi give the citizens tho privilege and pleasure of funking their acquaintance. Mr. Blaino then came in and escorted tho members to the White House. The president gave a special reception to tho delegates at MONTANAIN DOUBT, Governor, Congressman and Legislature Very Close. RETURN?. PROM.THE TWODAKOTAS MPHRTO Kow« from Wnstiinetmi— Nothing Definite n» to tlie Cnpttnln — Mimiichu- netts Democrat" Momlnntn Itimrll for Governor — Civil fiomlco Reformer* K»- pn-«« ThfiiiKolve* on the rrMlrtunt'n I'ollry on Tlmt. I«ne — Antl-Mnhonn Vlnjlnlun* Moot. Sioux FALLS, S. D., Oct. a.— Returns from Tuesday's elections aro yet meager, and exceedingly slow in coming toflio front. It was estimated Inst nl^ht tlmt, loss than half tho • precincts of the Rtato Imd boon hennl trora. As to tho result nothing is definitely known, excepting that tho Republicans havo Tnado a clean sweep of the state, and that Prohibition is carried by 5,000. Tho capital question causes the, wildest excitement, and there is no interest "whatever in Anything else. Bioux Fulls, Huron and Pierre each have about 10,0*10 vote?, and each claims tho location, but tho result l CHURCHMEN IN COUNCIL. Trlrmilnl rnnvi-iitlon o( tin. Kpl'copnl Chnvcli — M*-lho(ti«t O'MU'rnl ronfrr.-nr". Nr.^v VOHTC, f.ict. :i.—The tri;-nninl 1'rut^t- ant Kpi--i'-op:>l c invention lio.-a-i yi.'St"i-dny in St. (u-or^? 1 ^ t'hnrc!', Stuyvi->aiit s'limro. After a morning service the Imly c.iHinriii- ion wns U'lminist<'reil. Bishop V'hippl.'. ol FariUiult, Minn., jii^nc'iod. At tlie c mchi- sinn cf the services th-< liishups anil the dnp- j nti*-s were Ht?rv..'d wilh lnnc.;i"f>n. The convention wns called to ord^r at :!:4j p. in. by Hi" R.'V.C'hiu-hM 1.. Jlnlc'iim. II. I)., of Medforl, .M:is^., who is th..-secretary of the coiiveiilion. Dr. Morga-i Dix w^is de- clured prcdilingofn rcr by a unanimous vote. In taking tho chair In; exprjsii-d himself highly gratified at the honor i i nii'at. speech. Tho motion of Dr. lluntin^ln:i tlmt on Thursday morning tho discii-WMi rel.iting to the proposed change in tim b >ok of prayer tnke pine", and that tho question b> kept bo- fore the house on e:uvi KUd-ee iiiig ilay of convention until it- is Battled, was adopted. The convention then adjourned for tho day. A >"iil»blo Gutliarlne. This convention is looke:! upon as ono of the most nutablo over held by tho church ill this country. Tho en itonnial anniversary of tho adoption of the constitution of tho Protestant Episcopal church, and of the holding of tho first general convention ns presi.Tiboi -f da ,i iik» ut V. r n!«r- aro Mill at Inrg", location, one me i-e^uii. JUM- - . . . - . .-,,,,, i !„ i «i ,i n rt no it-'xvnii by Mint constitution IB to be c.sK'bratjd. One deeply m the dark ns it was „;„,„„„.,- « ,„ hl , <,„,»,„,! nt, this session was an informal lunch, served In tho state dining-room at!) o'clock. ISlalno UaiiquotB tlie Congress. Tho day's proceedings were brought to n close by a banquet given tho delegates last night_at the La Normandio by Secretary WlnlnwT The spacious dining-room won hand-. aom'.')y""3enorii{i'd7~lmt' lli>» nrtict n"cm»d- I" havo exhausted his art in tlio tabln ilecnni tion. The tables Conned a ho low square, in tho center of which wero placed plants and evergreens, and among thcsi', at regular distances, wore suspended electric lights, covered with different colored shades. Tho effect was dazzling and beautiful in the extreme. Covers wore laid for fifty-four guests. Thero wero present, besides tho dol- egates-of tho United States and tho foreign delegations, all the members of tho cabinet, Gen. Schofleld, Maj. Ernst, Mr.- Walker Blaino, Minister Ryan, Mr. Lee, Mr. Moore, Mr. Mason, Mr. Parke, Mr. Adeo, and representatives of tho press. Only One Touat Drunk. Having discussed tho elaborate monu for three hours, tho banquet was dismissed by Secretary Blaino, who said: "Before we start for tho excursion, which to a large number of those present will begin Ijo-morrow, and I hope will torminnto happily, I will oltul' to tho company n single toast— "The perpetual friendship and prosperity of American States." This toast was drunk standing. No other toasts were drunk or'remarks made, and at 11 o'clock tho banquet wnsat nn end. BOSTON'S OTHER BEAUTY. The Groat Kolly Makm n^llrllltunt Ex- hibition—Thn 1'oiinaut llaee. — CLEVELAND, O., Oct. 3.—The most disgraceful tceiie that was ever witnessed on tho local ball grounds happeded yesterday afternoon when Kelly, captain of the Bos- tons, was ejected from the premises for threatening the umpire. Kelly was under tho influence of liquor and did not play. In the sixth inning Richardson was thrown out at the plate by Itadford, nnd when throe hands were retired Kelly approached Umpire McQuald and began abusing him with tho moat indecent and vulgar language. Mo- Quaid ordered him back to tho bench, and night was ns forty-eight hours before. The vote will bo v«ry done, and it is boliovcd it will require tho official count to eotllu the question. Xorth Diikotu. FAUOO, N. D., Oct. a — Returns from tho state election aro unprocodontedly- slow in reaching the state committee headquarters, although enough camo in yesterday that a moro intelligent estimate of tho counties can bo made than was possible Tuesday night. The Republican majority in tho stnlo will not exceed 7,000 and the sprinkling of Demo-* crals in the first legislature will be far greater than has over before been tho caso with representatives from tho northern section. Seventeen counties return a nat ma- jority_ot_l,3.'i» against prohibition. These embrace counties having tho heaviest voT>\~ so that it is a safe assertion that tU,e state will not go fiver 1,200 against the prohibi Tho capital question is yet un- tion clause. settled. Washington. SEATTLE, Wash., Oct. o.—Tho Republicans linvc miidn .gains in ovory . nullify but Ihi" (IC.1IIK), nml Killiitn"' nmjnrit.y hi tlm slnl" is probably 7,OOU. Republicans will have a majority of SO iu the legislature. The joint legislative ballot and constitution Is adoptod, but none of the throe capital rivals—Ellensburg, North Yakimn, and Olympia—will have a majority. Montana Very Close. LIVINGSTON, Mont, Oct. !!.—The present indications point to tho election, of Carter (Rep.), for ' congress by a majority of less than 500. Power and Toolo aro running very close, with chances slightly in favor of Power. It is impossible to make reliable estimates as to which party has carried the legislative ticket, as it is very closo, and tho result will not bo known for some hours. of tlie questions to bo settled at this session is the proposed change of tho name of the church. Another important clmn.'e is that of proportionate representation. There aro also eighteen resolutions proposing "alterations and additions in tho book of common prayer," which were adopted at tho Chicago convention threo years a^o. MiMltcullKt Ciimi-rnl Conforoncn. LOCKPORT, N. Y., Oot i—Tho eightieth session of the geii'Tal annual conference oC tho JIuthodM Episcopal church met, liero yesterday for a seven days" session. There are ii'iO minister* and delegates. Bishop Fitzgerald, of Mimvapolis, presided. Al'ler roll-c.ill routine business occupied tlrj nvirn- ing B 'ssion. Tho afternoon was devoted to mh'ei'siivy uxgrcregsrof—therlmktrChiintnn—• qua assembly. Tho principal qildress was delivered by Uov. Dr. Hurlburt In Ihe evening Chanivllor Slins preached tho anni versurv sermon to the Educational society, assisted by Rev. W. R. Benham, principal of the QiMioseq Wesleynti seminary. A rc- c-i>tion was tendered Bishop Fitzgerald after tlm srl'vices, LAID THE COPE-STONE. Rijrmimr duijct between Chicago, Si. Paul and Minneapolis, Council Bluffs and Omaha, conimctingfoi Portland, Danvef, Sdn Frar.osco and a'.i Pacific. Coist Points. OHIUMETOTHEBUCKNIUS »lllr«mi.v« i><-r<»-!iity of l yun.l >.l>u-M »nd saJVty bo u«kli.t« tin |U American .•> iling l^jsuulm')- Hiu-t betwven fhrllni'-iiloii-i and military ve that »tsitii!», l»:ii «re lii-dU^l IIT p»!>ltr ordoif ermil udmiui*' r»H"ii, -ili->uld tho Boston players attempted to take hlm- thero. He broke away, however, and approaching MrQimid, became more Insulting and abusiVo than ever. - . "Rrquonlod" Kelly to toavo. It seemed us though ho lntond.i-1 to strike tho umpire, and McQuaid beckoned to a policeman. Th" InUerjumped to tho ground and requested Kf lly to leave. He paid no attention, but started for McQuald. At that juncture the policeman seized him and started toward the gate. Kelly struggled :1 Other-poliotmien-took-hakLof- him, and tho groat "Michael Angelo" was led, struggling nnd kicking, out of the grounds. A Clone Ituce for thu Pennant. CHICAGO, Oct. 8. —As tho League season draws to a close tho race for the pennant grows more interesting. Tuesday Boston hod tho lead by nix points, but losing tho gams with Cleveland at tho snma time that New York won from Pittsburg tho Glanla had just two points the best of it at the closo of playing yesterday. Tlio scores yesterday were: At Piltsburg—Pittsburg-S, Now York Q; at Chicago—Chicago 9, Washington 7; at Cleveland—Clevolan 17, Boston 1; at Indianapolis—Indianapolis 2, Philadelphia 12. American association: At Baltimore—Athletic 12, Baltimore 1H; nt St Louis—St. Louis 15, Kansas City 5. Amaastnatetl In a Churnli. MOBILE, Ala., Oct. 8.—Tho Register's special from Mass Point, Miss., says: During « prayer mooting in the Presbyterian church lust night n shot woa Orod from tho outside through the open frontdoor, instantly killing Dan K. McKinnis, mortally wounding his little daughter and seriously wounding Henry Blumer. Great excitement prevails). Thero is no cluo to tho assassin. , .Another Ktectrlo Vallum.' BALTIMOUE, Md., Oct. 8.—The Baltimore and llampden Eloi-trio railway yesterday discarded electricity as a motive power, nnd hereafter horses will bo usad. Tlio cars on this lino have been propelled by electricity during the past, four years, and now th» president of the company says the road is far more exjwnsivo to operate by electricity than with horse*. Fast Time !or Short OUtauciw. WEST OIKSTKH, N. Y., Oct. a.-The fall mooting o; tlie New YorK Jockey club MASSACHUSETTS DEMOCRACY. Wlllllim K. Ilmsifll -Nominated far Gov- ernor—ProceedlnB* In Ili-fiof. WoncESTEii, Mass., Oct. 8.—Hon. P. A. Collins was made temporary chairman of tho Democratic state convention, which met hero yesterday at -tl:!10 a; TO., and upon permanent organization Nathan Matthews, Jr., of Boston, took tho chair and addressed the convention at length, severely criticising the Republican party and Gen. Harrison's administration. At the conclusion of Matthew's speech Hon. William E. BussoU, of Cambridge, 'was unanimously nominated for governor, and the other nominations were referred to a committeo. The' Declaration of Principles. Tho platform adopted, after allirming the national platform of 1883 and calling for . free raw materials, favors closer commercial relations with Canada'; condemns fraud in elections, but opponos tho national election law scheme; declares the present national administration narrowly partisan nnd low in standard of public duty, having betrayed civil service reform and perverted thu pension ofllco into a machine for innuondug votes; condemns the ruling giving pensions to dishonorably discharged soldiers^ favors shorter hours for woman and child labor, and pledges tho party to maintain the-public schools. Dulanco of the Ticket. The nominating committee reported tho following names tor tho remainder of tho state ticket, nnd they wore coaiflrmod: For lieutenant governor, John W. Corcoran, of Clinton; secretary at state, William M. Os- godd,~oT~Bci3tuii; tronsurepanit receiver gon-_ oral, F. B. Munn, ot Holyoke; auditor, D. T. Trefery, of Marblehoad; attorney general, Elisha B. Maynard, of Springlleld. Mr. Ilussell, named for governor, and Mr. Corcoran for lieutenant governor, made brief speeches, which woro heartily applauded, and aftor appointing a state committee and attending to other routine business the convention adjourned sine dio. J. Si, WSa ** OU Si'.iiU AUU-'ni'SMi. Ivit tmull!*. cij.oiH-d here {jvtfnts rim t , tl» fuatnrox of tho ; nulo by OuraMlnu iu iCI Rio Hoy Ui l.l~}-i' CILIL SERVICE REFORMERS. They Adopt Hoaolutlon» Criticising tte- publlcnu Performance*. Oct. !!.—At yesterday morning's session of the National Civil Service Reform league George William Curtis was re-elected president. Resolutions were adoptod criticising the manner in which tho civil service plodg*s of tho Republican party have been fulfilled and the practice followed by tho president of placing the appointments at the disposal of partisan leaders, (bus enabling them to debauch constituencies and control elections. An cqfually flagrant violation of pledges, tho resolutions say, is tho removal of thousands of public officers, especially in tha postal service, for more partisan reasons, and especially of men trained by yeara of faithful service aifcl universally roc- oguizoil to be peculiarly fitted for their several positions, and whose only fault was their unwillingness to souk tho favor of influential politicians by subordinating to their interes.ts those of the country. The repeal of tho "four years law" is urged, as is also widest publicity of tho details ot removals, . • Virginia Auti-»lahonelt«». RICHMOND, Vo,, Oct. 3.—Tho Auti-Ua- honeite eoiiferaiCii yesterday declared that Miibono impossible for Iho Norfolk ticket to Iw t-l««ted; that be, had de-cuived Iho K-publioan national cummUuw by fulsu i)H;t,m<..H.; that he Itmt driv-an fivm the e>-!.in- The Mmoiiic Fraternity 1'ut tlm Fliilslllni? Toucli on the Auditorium. CHICAGO, Oct. :! —Sixty or seventy lodges of the Miisanic fraternity took part yesterday in n unique ceremony ill this city—the laying of tho cope-stone on tho tower of the Auditorium building. Before tho ceremonies at tho building tho lodges, including a number of Knights Temphir, formed on the oust side of Michigan avenue and piradud through the principal streets ol tho business part ot the city, breaking ranks at the Auditorium building. The parade was a bril- linnt scene and w;is witnessed by thousands of citizoiiB'Who lined Mio route of march. The Cope-Stone Laying. It was a little aft-r 1 p. in. when the proceedings began ut the Auditorium tower. The cope-stone wai « handsome bron/.o plate, nnd thy eereiiiuiilps over It took '-place on a platform at tho foot of the tower. Suitable inscription* are cant on tlu fnca of the tablet, and tho ceremonial began when Mayor t'regior arrived. When everything was ready the deputy grund' master, escorting the principal architect, who bore with him him tho working tools, consisting of a silver square, plumb, and level, advanced and began the ritual by presenting to the grand master, 'fc. H. Snilivaii^ tho principal nrclii- to--'. The square, plumb, nnd ,level wero then presented to Iho grand lodge otllcars, who in turn applied them to tho tablet n'ld declared it "square, level, and plumb.'' Wine, coru, and oil were then poured upon tho tali- let; tho words of the ritual being repeated, after which tho tablet was hoisted to its place on top of the tower, nnd the ceremony was ended. An Oration nnd u Kitnquet. During tho afternoon 4,(XX) people assembled at Buttery D armory and listened to an eloquent oration by IV.-v. George C. Lor- Itiier, grand orator of tlio grand lodge of Illinois, and at night there was a brilliant gathering of tho fraternity at the same place, where thoy indulged In a feast of reason and a flow of soul. A number of toasts wero given, and responses made by Grand Secretary Munn, Mayor Cregior, Joseph Eichlmim (of Pennsylvania). Eli S. Parker (chief of the Six Nation of New York), and others. The Pension CommlK»loner«hlp. WASHINGTON CITY, Oct. a—Who will bo eonimissirtMer-of—pensions—I* almost as-difficult a problem to solve ns it was the day after Comissionor Tanner retire'! from oflice. Who will not be commissioner is easier to foretell, and in this matter alone has the fttmosph'or'i) that surroun Is tho question cleared?, ^n rnpijLsHoo.'sslon havo Muj. Warner, of ^llssouri; Muj. .'Merrill, ol Massachusetts, nVl' Hon. E, N. Mori-ill, of Kansas, disappearod'from the fl'ld, mid now Campbell, of Kansas, who has figured In tho press lor sigjw days, has followed tlu».others. In tho meantime ex-Governor Hui'lmnft, of Pennsylvania; ox-Pansion A-^jnt Po.51-, of Byraciisi), N. Y.; Gen. Brown, ot Ohio, and ex-Commander R ':i, ot Minnesota, cou- tinuo before tho public. I'otitio.H in i'avor of tho appointment nt Jlr. Rea aro l.owig;.j<<fc coiyed at tho interior . departmentr-irtmost daily, and scattering indori^Jnuiits in favor of tho others are also o K-.-O .vorii'i ,ln-il nt Atrhiv Th» hors» 1.1 l.o, l.i., M hiding m 'he *vo<<<K An itht>r i-hnnk of the d-cllvitv at Q.iob-c fell y. stenlny,', •'I'liin'.i-.iiiog; n lioui=r, but fnrtuiKit-ly injiirini; in) one. Advices nt O.t-iwn, Out., froiM London st'ito that th» Asian-: ciiolora l'o» r<-aoh«l Turkey and Greece (J" HH way westward. In a pnat'iral letter Issued \\~e.lnosdny by Cardinal Gibbons lie estimate* the Roman Catholic population of this country at 9,030,000. Th.3 Russian government is enforcing quarantine regulations on the Persian frontier owing to tho prevalence ot cholera at R-shd. At tho close of proceedings in the Cronin murder trial, at Chicago, Wednesday, the defense hal but fifteen peremptory challenges left, Annie Louise Cushing, a pretty woman of 24, has set society in Utica, N. Y., in a staU of agitation by getting married to Eddie Friezi?, n boy of 14. The national board of steam navigation, which hns bean In session for s tow days at Pittshurg, Pa., odjournod Wednesday to meet next year in New York. Engineer Twombly, who caused the Washington Heights railway disaster near Chicago Sept. 24, with his fireman LsCloche, wore released on ?"3,000 Imil nt Chlougn, Wednesday. The mayor of Grand Haven, Mich., has Issued nn appeal to the public for aid for his town. He says the late Or* burned 500 people .out of house and homo and aro in sore need of assistance. Police Olllcur James McDowell, of Chicago, was shot and fat-illy wounded Wednesday by n mnn named Gilligan. Tho latter KOJ-B he is from Cincinnati and admits the ahooting, but refuses to say why ha did it Father Boyle, a Roman Catholic priest, is on trial at" Raleigh, N. C., for outraging Geneva Walker, his organist, 17 years old. The alleged outrage was committed in the parsonage,-nnd it is a hnuglng offense In that state.- • _' The Deep Hiiibor Convention. TOPKKA, Kau., Oct. 3.—The interstate deep harbor convention yestorduy completed its permanent" organization .by the election of the following officers: Chairman, Soimtor Preston U. Plumb, of Kansas; secretory, F. L. Dnnn, : ot .iVIunido; on taklnc; tho chnlr, Kunator I'liinib oxpretiind his great interest in tho deep harbor movement and the belief that the deep harbors would bo Created—onc>, three, or half a dozen, as the need might appear. This powder never yartCT. A marvel Wpnrtv strength and wholefiomenesi!. More e«onsEtlc»l thao the ordinary kinds, and can not ts» eola In competition with the multitude of low test, short «eUbt, a.iinm i-i iiiioephate powders. Bold o ily !•) onus. i;»TAL UAxiNfl POwSlta Co., 408 St.. .sew vork Jan3l4-wly UirouKh my work to-daj-T I feel Jdiy, tired, pnlu In my back, raj food won my whole bo;!y socms out of order./We that It is DO wonaor yon sro In men abrokon aovm condition, and you will keepjtetUnK worse ualcM xou can cure your LI VElt. This important orwa iflout of order and you must cll r^J^^ B ^liiiM i il!Mii using tho&e never fallingafemmadirflSBSBiRffl^Sffltii Dr, C, McLane's Celebrated Liver PSils. rher will restore you and give rigor »nd ho^th to four whole system, making you strong ana weu, 3nly25 cents a box, and they may »»TO you? ua, iak your druggist tor the genuine PDi-. O. 3VEoX«jaJKnE'ffl» CELEBRA TED LIVER PILLS —HADE BY— FLEMING BROS., Pittsburgh; Pa. out for ComrraimaTa maila In St toul* FORTHS TEETH. USE IVOEY POLISH PEIUTJME8 THE BBKATH* Funeral of Capt. JonflS. BRADDOCK, Pa., Oct. 3.—Tho funeral of Capt W. R. Jones; manager of the, Edgar Thomson Steel works, whose death wa« occasioned by injuries received from tho bursting of a furnace alack, took place at 2:11 > yesterday afternoon. Business was suspended, and tho entire town was in mourning. Tho funeral was by Tar the largest ever seen In this part of tho country. The procession contained more than 10,000 persons.- In etch lor*l!Qr.1tn B« Ucd« fc» tb«warM.«llh kit Wn will alto t«narr*B« template ly »nd nlo IT call at TOOT home. *na aflct m cmtlisAlliball b*con» y<j«r owa nr. TfcU **«nd nwthtM t» ttivt tt» LOT OF Graham Brae/ Fancy Tnilet Snape Just in, to be sold cheap. WE HAVE THIS DAY MADE A on - Can now give you a One flavored Green Jap Tea. 4 n>s. for »i. An ele&ant FKOGr CHOP U. C , usually sold at Ooj for 50c. '••.."_"•. and -Maple Sip Now Everything in our stock has been selected with care—fresh and neat,- * iTOHER, CAR LOAD 0! HtfABULODE Jlf : E at a reduced price. Get our prices before buying. Death of Kit-Governor Martin. TOI-EKA, Kan., Oct. 3.—Ex-Governor John A. Martin died yesterday morning at Atchison from a complication of diseases, aged DO years. Ho is the flrst'ex-governor of this state to pass away, tlie o'.hur eightboing-still in good hei4th. Governor Martin was a native of Pennsylvania, and l\j£\ resided in Kansas thirty -two years. Ho was, for several yeais a member of tho national Republican central committee, and at the time of bin death was vice president of tho National Soldiers' home as well as editor and proprietor of Ti.o Aichisou Dully Champion. Rowcrn Trying Tliolr Mettle. LOUI8VU.LE, Ky., Oct. 1.—Iu the first (mulling rno- 1 at Arctic Springs yesterdny, ow! luito straightaway, purs..< t'Ki:). llaiiinii ilefcalo I H titmi by onu length; tiin.', S:UO. S-Uouid r:u->-, tl'iro.- iud*i wiUi t.uru, JTUI-S.I $1.5>-i, ifl.txKi t<> lirst, f 1VHJ to «io>-ii, and i him- Inii^h \l O. ll...,lllUHVC..i We are now prepared to do in all the latest styles.O t* N J i'iU uf lUo jiarly Unit, ho lia-t ( a.-ll..-.- .'f tli the men in il, and i;;hi t..i tho c,it\tl- jillirt. 'I'llH Cllll- tv tl rtiMn «Uy il 10 third. {Hi*; time, k « Ui i Hi II lit by six I uu t '1'fu- ut in >'-.u! ii- ,-u 1 . 1 n.i . iu liiu ; Give usa call, one and a| and if you toe;: Re-upholstefflj to do we- will altai to itpiiptlj. Reynolds Bros., <"»>*'»:''»"*«.» ts.a.,1 !fe*f VitjttfVK tit IF C

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