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Three Parts Pert One Parres 1-8 mm 14 Pages W0W m VOL. XLIV.. ...XO. 13,71$. SURPRISE TO POLITICIANS H"" --. r ' i - Cevrildercd by the Reception of Senator 0'SalIivans Excise Speech. DID XOT LXrECT CATHOLICS TO HISS Hie Total Abstinence ConTentlon Free - from Cult and Cant Striking Feature of It Personnel. ! IISCLT OF SISD1T CL0SI5C OF S1L00XS father O'Caltashaa Sara the P?Ht Beea Beaellted Cathollo Papers Criticised A Recaption. The politicians ot boll) th great political parties who havs .been all alone assuming that the mass of votes In this city would be cast In favor of open saloons on Sunday are slowly recovering from the effect of the reception which Senator T. C. O' Sullivan's speech received from the Catholic Total' Abstinence Union delegates on Wednesday evening in Carnegie Hall. . This was the ' second great check which those anxious to conciliate the saloon element of t1- community encountered. The first., blow ' . i delivered through the columns of The New-York Times, when Interviews were printed with men ot all classes and callings upholding the course taken by President Roosevelt In enforcing the excise law. These interviews proved conclusively that law-breaking by saloon keepers snd their Sunday customers Is offensive to the moral sense of the community. The complete breakdown ot" Senator O'SulUvan's plea for Sunday drinking is all the more bewildering to the politicians, because of the personality snd attributes of the man who made It. Senator O' Sullivan Is a devout Roman Catholic and a man highly respected by those who know, him for his Integrity and sincerity of character. He possesses the gift of oratory to. a mors effective degree than any present member of Tammany Hall, with one exception. Host of those In Carnegie Hall Wednesday night who live In this city have, or used to have, the same political affiliations as he had.- There was, therefore, everything In favor of his hsvlng at least a respectful hearing, with the oratorical chance of turning a hostile meeting Into a neutral or a friendly one before his speech was ended. -, Tet Mr. O'Sulllvan, the orator, was hissed and cried down until It needed the Interposition of Archbishop Corrigan .to restore quiet for a premature peroration by the speaker, while Mr. Roosevelt, without any graces of delivery, was able to hold .the same audience spell-bound as long as he pleased. t No politician has hitherto seriously considered the possibility of rousing the conservatism of the Roman Cathollo Church and of forcing It to. place Itself on one or the other side of the political line, according to the temperance ' planks In the various party plat forma Tet the Catholic Total Abstinence Union already contains the flower of the priests and of their flocks, and the movement of the Catholic Church In this country towsrd adeflnite side on the temperance question Is every day gaining momentum. Nothing was so striking about the dele-gstes who met yesterday In, Columbus Hall e tne absence of either cult or cant In their spperance. The type of ascetic who crucifies his own flesh by a meagre diet of gruel and water was not anywhere to be seen. The dyspeptic who wishes to keep others from doing what lie cannot do himself was notably absent from the gathering. Even the reformed drunkard, who glories In his former shame In order that he may set himself up ss an example, had no chair placed for him on the platform at yesterday's meeting. . Nor were the delegates made up of precocious boys and girls, who had found a mission In Hfe'by setting their conduct up as a reoroof to their elders. There wss not a single woman present whose dress or rhose manner would convey the meaning of the epithet. " strong minded." There has perhaps never been a gathering of delegates for anything In this city where so few spectacles and eyeglasses were to be seen. To descrfoe the delegates positively Is difficult, because of the absence of the usual tags which signify adhesion to some particular movement. Without their temperance badges, csrrylng a ' medal with a head of Father Matthew, they might all hsve gone down Broadway and no one could are picked them out as delegates to the onventlon Of the Cathollo Total Absti-aence Union. It was nftlceable that, while a large number or the 600 delegates -must' have been Irish, either by birth or descent, the Irish face as It Is caricatured was not to be seen. The Irish ancestry of the girls was apparent through their Quick wit, their roguish smiles, their sharp ears, and their Point-blank repartee. Adding blue eyes and ark hair made the diagnosis certain. The men all looked like substantial, active American citizens, with more than the uual geniality of manner. : Some of the younger ones had the quick, sharp motions 'engendered by business habits learned In a o-ehead store. The elder men were many f them stout, without pufflnesa, and en-lwd Into the spirit of their work like n of affairs. Twelve of them taken at random would have made a ' model Jury the trial of an Important case. The perfect equality between the dele-was a tfflng , memorable In Itself, "hits and black, men and women, priests ad laymen, carried themselves In their rotations with each other like people ideally - wed. The priests were the leaders. not the bosses." There was more suggestion than peremptorlness In the ws given by the Chairman. While the J"1 W gave action to the proceedings. w elders put on the brake, which comes waai the wisdom of experience, yet so a .Uy wr'11 interests harmonised to eoranion purpose that everything moved Jjhout friction. J a other respect was the meeting Wttarkable. There waa a complete ab-Tuj 01 th ,etl"tl fce and manner, tfel bUnnc seemed to be a rule of asong those present, which was ob-fce l,.r,Ul0ut th nrss of guilt or tIon of repentance. They did not Utta, .buflr" " they were always to crick to excess. They toad so Co.tU.aa4 mm rage & 5 K1SY LOST WITH THE CiTTERTUtS The British Steamer Sank Quickly After j Striking oa the Seal Roc ki. Which I Lie Between Sjdney and BrisUae. LONDON. Aug.j a A; dispatch to Lloyds from Sydney. New South Wales, says that the British steamer Catterthun, bound from Sydney for Hongkong, ran on the Seal Rocks, which He between Sydney and Brisbane, and became a total wreck. The dispatch adds that some of the passengers and crew were saved, but that a number of persons are missing.; A Central News dispatch from Melbourne says that the vessel struck at 2 o'clock In the morning. It was soon seen that there was no possible chance to save the vessel, and orders were given to abandon ship. ; All hands took j to the small boats, and laid their courts for mainland. One ot the boats reached Forster this morning, but the others have not been heard from, and It Is feared that they have been lost. There was a large number of Aust;-ali:m and Egllsh passengers on the steamer. Cable dispatches from Melbourne say that the Catterthun struck at 2:45 o'clock In the morning, and sank twenty minutes later. The passengers who are supposed to be lost are Mrs. Mathlas. Mrs. Loring, Mrs. Smith, Miss Lorlng; and Robert Fraser. f At the time tbe vessel struck a heavy southwest gale was prevailing. When the vessel hit there was a severe shock. that could be felt In every portion of her. The passengers were greatly alarmed, and there was much confusion. The Captain reassured them, saying that there was no danger. He thought thej steamer had only been struck by a heavy sea. ; The ship continued on her way, but before many moments had elapsed It was found that she was. leaking rapidly; . j . .' . (She began to settle down, and took on a list to itarboardj The fires under her boilers were soon extinguished, and the vessel was then helpless. She broached, to, and the seas swept over her fore and aft. Every effort made to lower the boats was bam;d by the' seas, which swept them inboard after they bad been swung out on .the davits. I i ;j The ort lifeboat was lost entirely. It being swept from; the da vita Notwithstanding the! dangerous position of the steamer, .Which It was now seen was Coomed, excellent discipline was maintained. During an attempt to lower the starboard cutter a tremendous sea; broke aboard the steamer and carried away! the cutter.; It also swept from the bridge the Captain and chief and second officers and Cape Fawkes. ti The last named having been in able to reach his cabin to obtain a life lei t, had borrowed the Captain's knife, end was In the act of cutting the lashings of a small table an the bridge when lie was swept off into the sea. A few minutes later, after a great effort, tbe starboard lifeboat was lowered and it picked up Capt. Fawkes, who was clinging to some floating wreckage. Only three other Europeans were rescued. These were Seconii Mate Tanfear. Dr. Copemsn, and a passenger named Crane ef Melbourne. ,i Later dispatches say that the Seal Rocks are 110 miles north of Sydney. The Catterthun, in addition; to her general cargo, had on board ll.ouu sovereigns. nMrs. Mathlas, wife ot the Captain of the Steamer Cam. trading between London and Japanese ports, bad been at Sydney visiting friend. When the Catterthun cast oil her lines at the wharf yesterday Mrs. Mathias's niece was on the wharf crying bitterly. She said to her aunt: "Oh. Auntle.l you'll be drowned! I will never see you again." - 1- . MThe officers of the Catterthun were English -and the crew were Chinese. v-JCatapatch from Melbourne, received this evening, -says-that -divers have left -there for the scene of the wreck for tho purpose of attempting to; recover the 11,000 sovereigns in specie on board the steamer. The dispatch further says it is now known that the total number of lives lost In the disaster is nftyVfour, many of the Chinese passengers and crew being saved. Of the Europeans on board only the five previously mentioned survive, i i i The Catterthun; belonged to the Eastern and Australia Steamship Company of London. She was built at Sunderland in 18)S1 by W. iDoxford & Sons. Her length was 302 feet 3 inches, beam S3 feet 5 inches, and depth of hold 23 feet 7 Inches. She was schooner rigged and of 2.179 gross and 1,406 net tons burden. I Her engines were of the compound type of 2o0 horse power. I lTUXTIC SQUADBOS AT 5EWP0ET Raleigh to Join tbe Fteet Colombia 1 Not Yet 1st the Dry Dock. i NEWPORT, R. I., Aug. 8.-jThree vessels Of the North Atlantic squadron, the New- York. Cincinnati,, and Montgomery, arrived at noon to-day. The New-Ytork fired the first salute of seventeen guns In honor of Secretary Herbert. The salute from the Dolphin by an Admiral's salute of thirteen guns. Admiral Bunie visited the naval station. (The fleet is expected to remain here sev eral days, ' and be Joined by of the squadron, which have here, the Raleigh being expected .to arrive The United States cruiser not go Into the dry dock at Columbia did !he navy yard yesterday, as planned, as the Raleigh was got out or the dock only i this morning. The Raleigh has had her bottom scraped fh KinKedi.iafid-. foaling, will Join tt lh Atlantic squadrons at Newport, ?J f The dry dock will not be ready for the Columbia before Monday! BU Ior jit Is thought that the board assigned by the department to examine and report cn rce,ed by l" cruiser In the Southampton dry dock will hardly be able to begin Its inspection before Tuesday next. , j . MPL0TES WITH LI CREASED IXCOMES ' - i liauadreds of Meat Gives. More Waares- Brtamptloa of Wrk. WILMINGTON. Del.. Aual 8 -Th. ployes of the Edgemoor Iron Company were notified to-day that after Aug. 15 they would receive an advance of io per cent. In their wages. i JWIIAIMANTIC. Conn. J Lug. S.-The Smith vllle Cotton Mills. In this city, which have been closed for six jnonths, have passed Into the hands of E. B.& R. Knight, Cotton cloth manufacturers of Providence. A gang of men was put to work to-day re-S3ftln'-.n(1 Puttln w machinery. The mills will give employment sto about 000 hands, and wUl manufacture Cotton cloth. -??TFRA- N' 'T" Au- 8 Shuttle-worth A. Brothers, carpet manufacturers, have granted a per cent increase of wages to their weavers. : Mtr""' ol . M . MJsa Xortoa Jaaaped tiiverboard. MlM Virginia C Norton, fortytalna rears old ot M Caal Eleventh Street, a passenger on the ferryboat Wt Brooklyn, fron the foot of Whitehall Street, 'yesterday afternoon. Jumped overboard whea the boat was In Coldstream. The y't Brooklyn was stopped aa) half a dosaa tugs steamed to the woman's rescue. -She was taken from the water by men iof the tugboat Pearl, Capt. Quintan. In aa Insensible condition. ! Mlas Norton waa rMuacltatad ! and landed at Plvr a, East Klver, whence eh was talun to th Hudson 8trt Hoepltal. under larrMt for at umptad suicide. She said that! she had been troubled with Insomnia and did not realise what she was doing whea she Jumped: pverboard. rarest Coasalsslosi Appol. (.(.. AtBANT, Aug. g. The Btste FHab. Game, and Porest ConuBlssloB met te-4ay and mads the following appointments: Special Detector of frauds Mark c rialey of Palmyra; Custcdlaa of State Islands In Lake Oeorge Frederics Allen of Bolton; Kpeolal Protector Cbaiies Ward of Oeeanus; Pleh, dame, and Forest Protect ore J. D. Lawrence of Bloomvllle, Delaware County, and Bar. net Saiisswir KUioouvUie, Cattaraugus Ceuaty. HOW NEW4YORKj FRIDAY, AUGUST 9, 18U5.-THREE PARTS. -14 PAOKS. PRICE THREE CLZTTZ. ILL E. JACKSON DEAD lie Was " Justice of : the Supreme I Cotrt of fine United States SAT AT THE INCOME TAX HE IKING That was His Last Appearance on I the - 1 i Bench Had Been Ailing If. 1- . for tong Time A Great Jurist. ' NASHT:LLE. Tenn.. Aug. 8. Howell Ed- Jackson, Associate Justice of the Su- of the United States, died at munds preme 2;P. MJ Meade, judge for sev the lastJ the friends trip to of Gs-. bracing ous good, home, Burro Judge J until hei second stood his He was eases. Qourt to-day, fat his residence at West a six miles from this clty llackson had been In failing health ral years, but It was only in nine months that ; the progress of began to cause his family and uneasiness. Re went on a lengthy khe far West last year. In search Later he went to Thorn as vllle. It was hoped the mild and climate would restore his vigor- The trip did him little after a time, he was brought dlsekse health. waere conktltutioni return unded by the scenes he loved so welL ackson seemed to improve steadilv went to Washington to sit in tho tearing of the Income tax case. He thjat trying trip fairly well, but after appeared to lose strength raddlv. afflicted with a complication of dls- Which It waa impossible to fleht off. Nevertheless. Judge Jackson did not take unUl eight days ago. Since that family and friends realized that was near. His death to-day was bfed unexpected. to his time the endi not Judge first ter of phis, born H.. and Is; at pi the at ney of tlife wlo fcfcr Southern Atlanta. the ' Cincinnati. Jackson Haikllng, the In 1S74 Hardlni Misses Hardlnd rwitn Jackson are In to-day. The caused he was :The not next Jackson was twice married, the to Miss Sophia ! Malloy. daugh- Davld B. M alloy, a banker of Mem. died in 1873. To this union were children Henry; Mary. William Howell" Jackson: Henrv ' Jackson esent Soliciting Freight Agent or Railway, with headquarters W. H. Jackson. Jr.. Is attor- Chesapeake and Ohio Railway at Howell Jackson is manager of Cotton Mills at Jackson. Tenn. Judge Jackson -married Miss Mary daughter of; the late Gen. Of this union three children, llzabeth and Louise Jackson, and A. Jackson, survive him. the exception of I Miss Elizabeth and William H. Jackson. Jr.. who Europe, the children were at home news of Judta Jackson's death general Sorrow in i the city, where I so well known and admired. arrangements for the funeral have completed, but- it will take place Hunaay afternoon. been Howell E. Jackson was born In Paris, Tenn.. AiwII 8. 1832. and was the son of Dr. Jackson, who emigrated from some years before this event. received! his preparatory education schools. -entered Tenneaaea 'C!ollar land later went to the'rsity of He studied law for two years at Tenn., and then entered the Leb- ; School, i from which he was In 1853. Havlne been admitted iar, he began the practice of law In Alexander Virginia The son .irJlocaU in 1849, Virginia Jacksori anon Ilaw. 1833 prbctlce te formed 187B graduated to the Jacksori In formed HI largely line he tlons. I until position) After resumed Ing of Estek, achieved practicel of D. She left! 1874 he daught Meade of this In and on Judges In 1878 cessful ship of He for foul cellent Commit! In States James highly litlcal the always Sena tor when. . appoint in the States This son for secure the a clearly for hlml fered nation executive firmed vacincy. natterin hid vadancy Jasiar. nghiing ana t President were not seats snip sprang oerweeri It wai nouncei rison to the the tlce the Prek other i was no Hi th Jack so nl In 1882. share The on the decision! Income vented decision 8. lta. taxatiorl pal by a whole. AS Droteatd Lawyers made the manded early lni Justice at this to suit that, w would ablest Joseph wno The tween terest Justice that have tof Justice court Itl .3 f. ISA he moved to Memphis, where he a partnership with David Currie. ictlca grew rapidly, and tended towards corporation work. In this conducted some important negotla-e continued In practice in Memphis war, when he assumed a civil in the; Confederate Government. Hostilities had ceased. Mr. Jackson his law: practice in Memphis, hav- ed a partnership! under the title Jackson & Eillt, which firm a fine,: repute, and had a large His fim wife, Sophia, daughter . Malloy of Memphis, died in 1873, him a daughter arid three sons. In married Mary " Elizabeth, second r of .Gen. W. Q. Hardins: of Bella Farm, there were three children union. ? Mr.. Jackson returned to Jackson two occasions served as one of . the vi iuo ouprerae uoun oi cis state. I he was a prominent but not sue-(candidate for the jSupreme Judge- the Tennessee court. a member of thej State Assembly rears, l and In that bodv rilit "o-r- Work as a member jof tbe Judiciary ee. s he took his seat in the TTnited Senate, having succeeded Senator T "rf ... . k uo nrB esteemed by his fellows of both no. darties, although lni this branch of 'ernment be remained, as he had been, al consistent! Democrat. The sa tar rr -v f m a t7 a m ah- w a Lpril 12J 1886, President Cleveland hi him tO SUCCeed Ju.liro Rartor Sixth Judicial District of the United Circuit Court. dfflce was unsought! by Judge Jack- IinLuaii. nr wu uuing nis neat to he appointment of i another' man to nM T ) . . . n 1 1 . n. , . t . pui rimmenu Cleveland wrote letter r f h. fl.niitA. ki.t. indicated the President's preference . Judff" JftpltlAn rv.nta4 V. . . pfcsttion. and as soon as the noml- f- ...vj ti. to kcqi into i iuu uu I prompuy con-It i it Harrison and ! Judge Jackson only Senators torether. hut their elbsely adjoined, andj a warm friend ing up Detween them, as well aa their respective wives, a great surprise vhen It was an- t". 1000, inai; tresiaent Hir- I innAlntMl Osm4,Km.- . Cnited States Supreme bench, to fill w oy tne aeatn of Juh- ildent and Judge Jackson held each aa taken lntn .v. llonger any astonishment expressed. ui ma own state, judge was never more conspicuous than .a reipuunirao movement in it Is probable that he did a large defeats that project. niost important episode In hi. career bench was the pafY he played In the as 10 tne constitutionality of the taX. JiiatlM J&i'lrann'a ill-... K lis sitting at the first hearing. The w ui, wuii was announcea April Two provisions of the law. the of rents anit nf fit. a 1 . - BUU iuuuiui. a. were declared unnn,iiijiii...i Of rt n 1 Tke lnnA. . " iras upheld, but only by 4 tie vote. " n uvcieioni oecame Known were sent In front every quarter, declared that the n,t vT . rJeal a 'rror ln! Judgment sines bv '-the twinl. r, .rl May. I w . j "'"" JaVf-lrakn mrm asKI M - . Pki n' t,me hftvlna been fixed . 1, l WM expected h the full court, the former decision reveraed In . i--.ii-. 1 ... v . v. . uuuf, 1 Q. rHWJn the 0trT. including r 1" . . niii oy tnose vvf-wu iv 1 iie income tax law. slon waa renile. vi im e hearing and theTdedslen the in- Jackson, .because ill was thought change in the first deoislon would he made h kia mi. xi 1. 1 . 1-- - . ufn v.Qiei Fuller announced the finding; of the wew mwwu Mtavt VUI am JUttlfeS. boiids, Voi sobn a Drad were 0clsl the 4f believed to be Justice Bhlras. had changed T?u Ju,tc Jackson upheld the constitutionality of the law, and had the other members of the court retained their pre- v,01.0P,nlonll, ,aw would have been upheld by a vote of & to 4. As It was, the law waa declared unconstitutional by 8 to 4. This was Justice Jackson's last appearance on the Supreme bench. ' t DISCISSION Al TO THE SICCESSIOX. Belief that President Cleveland Will Appoint m New-York Masu j WASHINGTON, Aug. 8. There Is already much speculation here concerning, the vacancy on the Supreme Court bench, created by the" death of Justice Jackson. The Impression became quite general at the time of the reargument ot the Income tax cases that the Justice, who had come" from Tennessee especially to be present at the hearing, was j much Improved In health,; and would be kble to resume his duties In the Fall.' It Is now known that from the time of his return to his home from Washington he steadily declined.. In the two years that he waa connected with the court he made many friends, and there is sincere sorrow" over the news of his death. ' j The names mentioned in connection with the vacancy cover a wide range. Justice Jackson presided over the Sixth Judicial Circuit, comprising Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky, and Tennessee. His predecessor. Justice Lamar, was assigned to the Fifth District, 'embracing Alabama, , Floridaj Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas After Justice Jackson took his seat njthe bench there was a rearrangement of districts." It is said that he was much pleased with his assignment. Inasmuch as It brought him Into close relations with court oincia.t with whom he had long been acquainted. It is taken for granted that the President will wish to nominate a New-Yorker to tht vacant position. New-York Is not now represented on the Supreme bench for reasons that are well known to' the country W. B. Hornblowex and. Wheeler H. Peck-bam were rejected by the Senate at tht instance, 'of Senator Hill, and the question Is now being asked whether the condition In the Senate have changed sutficientlv to warrant the President in naming agali, either tf these men. 1 By his course -on the Tariff bill Senator Hill lost the support of several Democratic Senators who had supported him in i.hic. flg-ht against i the confirmation of Messrs Hornblower and Peck ham, and doubt is expressed, of his ability to again deteat the President's will in case the latter shoulu decide to bestow the honor upon one 01 the other ef these men. Friends of Senator Hill add that the situation in New-York has changed so materially since the timt Mr. Hill set up his opposition to the President that : the Senator would not find it politic to repeat that performance. i 1 The namesvof Frederic R. Coudert. Jamei C. Carter; and others prominent at ttht New-York- bar are heard in the discussion about the vacancy. The fact that the district presided over by the late Justice .jack son did not Include New-York has no particular bearing on the tiuestion of hia feuc cessor. It would be easy - for trT Chiei Justice tor revise the list of circuits if e New-York man should be selected. i The possibility of Secretary Carlisle belnr transferred from the Treasury to1 the : Su preme bench is included In the gossip. The same talkwas indulged in when Mr. Cleveland had to fill the vacancy caused by th death of Justice Blatchford. Mr. Carlisle! friends do; not regard the Idea with favor They entertain the hope that he will returr to the Senate. It is known to a few that Senator Gray or Delaware-was greatly disappointed wher Senator White of Louisiana secured th' place on the bench which had been denies' ,to Messrs'.; Hornblower and Peckham.- For some time it ; was believed that Mr. Gaj asked to take the nomination, aw" there is no doubt that he would have i ac cepted. His name now occurs - to person: who know something of the unwritten history surrounding the long delay In nllin Justice Dlatchford's place. Mr. Gra Isstil-in Europe.' - i - - - i Justice Jackson was unable to attend t-his duties-In the last' three months of ; hi' life, with 1 the result that many lmportan' cases Intrusted to him remain undisposed of. Other, cases were ordered to be heW over ' until ' October, when it was though' there would be a full court By reason of this accumulation of business in the court it Is assumed In some quarters thatl'hr President will not find It expedient to wail until Congress shall assemble before filling the vacancy. ! j PRESIDENT CLEVELAND GRIEVED. Justice Jackson' Death t'nexpectcd by Him HI Kind Words. , j BUZZARD'S BAY, Aug. 8. President Cleveland received a telegram to-night announcing, the death, at Nashville, Tenn., of Justice Jackson, i The President waa surprised' at the announcement. He feelingly expressed himself that Justice Jackson'? death, coming so suddenly and almost unexpectedly, would be keenly felt throughout the country, as the deceased was a man whe stood high in his profession and was much respected.: j " j THE PRESIDENT C0E3 TfiOUTFISHIXG i He Is Considering; the Papers In the Case of Murderer Mattox. j BUZZARD'4 BAY. Masa. Aug. 8. The President j went troutflahing to-day, jth; guest of ; Col C. P. Horton, at Maple 8prlngs. near East Wareham. . j Mra S. F. i Hatch of Oklahoma City U here to-day: She came on to see the President with regard to securing an absolut? pardon for her son. Clyde Mattox. who is now . under sentence to be hanged on OcL 11 for the killing of a negro in that cit six years ago.! The case has been tried three times and the papers are now in the Presl dent's possession awaiting his decree. The President ' drove over to the village to-day and saw Mrs. Hatch. She stated her stc of the shooting as gleaned from newly discovered evidence. The President was un-. able to give the mother any encouragement to-day from the fact that he had not fully considered the voluminous matter now before him., 1 -.-.!' - . j Brooklyaltea Arrested for Shooting;. NORWIOL N. T.. Aug. 8. Dr. A. O. Evans and J. H. Swan, two Brooklynltes, who are summering- at QuUford, were apprehended yesterday by Bberlrr ! Payne, on a elrtl action begun by Bert Rorapaughr of Oxford. The plaintiff i was shot by the defendants, who claim that they thought Hurapaugh was a burglar. . Messrs. Evans and Swan gave ball for their appearance before the 'Supreme Court. Appointments to West Point. ; ' WASHINGTON. Aug. S. -Cadet appointments to the Military Academy at ' West Point have .been Issued to Willis V. Morris. ' Dayton, Washington, with H. C, Belt. Spokane, as alternate; Edward P. N orris, Louisville. Ky. ; WUliam A. Shaffer. Fiankltn, La.; Hiram Glade. Brunswick, Ind., with Charles Borders, Wlnsmac, aa alternate. aoa uui T. wingo, jiarrm, Tenn. , Nearly Killed by Rooster. WATERBURT. Conn.. Aug. 8. A ten-year-old Wsterbury; girt named Teems, while visiting the Johnson family, la Bradleyvllle, teased a rooster, which Anally turned and attacked her, pecking her In the (ace and severing the temporal artery. The child waa bleeding to death whea a- physician arrived and took up the artery. Willet'a Point Works Delayed WILLET''8 POINT, U L. Aug. a Work oa the fortifications here has been delayed by the receipt ot a cargo of stone which was condemned. It waa Intended to 'Increase the force of labor-era Saturday, but this will not be done until the arrival of suitable material with which le make the concrete. Gov. Badd of California III. ' ' STOCKTON. CaL. Aug. . Oov. Budd has been under the doctor's care for the past week. Yesterday aa one was permitted to see him except his wife sad 'mother. Hla phrslciaa says ' be must have absolute rest, otherwise the trouble saenlngnUs msy prove fatal. i DEFENDER AGAIN -WINS Beat Jubilee 9 Minutes 19 Seconds -'Orer a21-MUe CoarscK SAILED IX CLUBTOFSAIL BREEZE Over Same Coarse) Defender Beat Vigilant Only 10 Seconds fess Time Gen. Palne's Boat In Poor Trim.' . OFFICIAL. 1 TIME. j : Loaar Beach. 1 Cottage rooms looaing -out on the grand old ocean; Srst-class table board; all tor f?2fi per week tor two people. L0NQ BSACH ASaOClA. TION, Long Beach, (on L. L R. R. J or 7 Broadway. Kew-York. vAUv. Name. ' tef ender Jubilee I Start. ! Finish. Name. H. M. 8. H.M.8. Defender ...'.11 40 4 1 57 04 Jubilee .11 40 21 X 0 45 . . i Elapsed Time. j ' ' ' ..- .! H.M.B.' 4.. le ia ....a 2 24 Elapsed Time by Leas.; First. Second. Third. Name. H. M. 8. H.M.8. H.M.S. Defender .0 68 61 0 87 60 0 89 84 Jubilee 1 IMS 43 0 89 14 0 89 85 On the first teg. a heat, the Defender beat the Jubilee 1 minutes 54 seconds; on the second leg. i close reach, she beat tbe Jubilee 1 minute 24 aeconds. snd on the third leg, a broad reach, she beat the Jubilee 1 second. J. . I. - Over the entire course the Defender jbeat the Jubilee 9 minutes 19 seconds, i j . NEWPORT, Aug. 8. In a fair clubtopsall sailing freeze and a rolling sea, the 'Defender defeated the Jubilee to-day 9 minutes 19 seconds. The race was sailed over a triangular course, the same as the course used in the race for the Drexel Cupsv. , The first leg was to the Whistling Buoy off Point Judith, seven miles away. .Then the yachts went to the eastward frjr seven miles, turning a stakeboat, ( and then came back to the finishing line. j. , ' The fact that the Vigilant was not. In the race had taken all the Interest out of the contest.' It was a foregone conclusion that the Defender would easily defeat the Jubilee. Gen.. Palne's boat j is In no shape to race. Her sails all sit poorly and her oialnsall Is baggy; her headsalls do not lt at all well, particularly the. staysail,, and her clubtopsall Is very full and loose. In the Drexel Cup race on Tuesday the Defender over this same course defeated che Vigilant 9 minutes 9 seconds, and, considering the way the Vigilant has defeated Jie Jubilee, some think that in : to-day's i-ace the Vigilant would have given the Defender a hard tussle. ' i A slight mishap happened to the Defender near the finish of the race.'. The lacing on the club of her topsail parted, and jthe sail jroke loose Just as she crossed the line it the finish. It was Just as well that the .ace was ended after the first round; If she aad had to go round again; the clubtopsall A-ould have had to be . lowered, ind the Jubilee would have been enabled to gain considerably. j . . : This was the first day's racing, of the -Vewport week. About $7,000 had been subscribed to purchase prises for yachts In all classes. - Messrs. Robert Goelet and Gouver-teur Kortrlgbt had worked hard to make this week a success, but yachtsmen-are jnappreclative.. As soon as the cruise ends they wish to get right away, and it Is only jy using 'great persuasive powers that the officers of the scuadron are ' able V to "hold'-;he( fleet, together, after ; the Goelet Cup i-ace each year.: ?7;;. .' j j ; v , - Five yachts came to the line to-day. They were the Jubilee, "the Defender, jj Rogers ilaxwell's Emerald, H.: .Wi. Lamb's Marguerite, and Wilmer and Addison Hanon's new thirty-four-rater. Acushla. Th Acuah-la Is a handsome-looking I boat, and - appeared to sail quite fast. She had no competitor; so, after crossing the line,! she retired from the contest. The Acushla will je off Larchmont very soon,; ready to tackle ihe Dragoon, and some good races should result.. J ' ' The tug G. M. Wlnslow was used by the Regatta Committee, Messrs. B. Nicholson Kane, Chester Grlswold, and Irving Grin-nell, having charge of the races. She anchored off Brenton'a Reef Lightship at aboirt ,11 o'clock, and, after slgnaang the course, gave the preparatory signal. The wind was from south-southwest,' and a heavy swell was running. The schooners were the first sent off. belug" started at 11:30. The Emerald crossed the line first, just thirty seconds after jthe gun; ..then came the Marguerite at 11:22:13. Both were close hsuled on the starboard tack.. They luffed around the stern of the lightship. ' ' The signal for the big single stickers was given at 11:40. and. while the yachts were manoeuvring for position. It was remarked that tbe Defender was not anxious to get the best position crossing tne line,; but was content to follow the Jubilee. The Jubilee crossed the line at 11:40:21, and the Defender at 11:40:49. Both were close hauled on the starboard tack, and crossed at the ilghtshlp end of the line, j . . j The Jubilee tacked to port about half a minute after crossing the line, and headed in toward the Narragansett shore. The Defender held on for a minute longer In order to weather the Doane. which was In the way', and then tacked In shore. About this time both the schooners tacked In shore. The Defender at once begaa"to out-foot the Jubilee. At 11:57 ahe came about on the starboard tack, and was then leading about a Quarter of a mile; but, on account of her Ill-fitting sails, was: sagging to leeward all the time. J I The Defender made considerably more fuss In the water than she had at any time yet. She pounded hard and threw a large volume of spray each side Of her bow. Her decks forward were soaking wet, f and her lee rail was well down. "At 12:17 she tacked In shore again to port, the jubilee following 35 seconds later: ' The Defender j held on this board for just five minutes, and then stood off shore again. The Defender and Jubilee tacked again to avoid a j big tow of barges coming in front the westward, the Defender tacking to port at 12:26:35 and the Jubilee at 12:27. j S Ten minutes later the Defender again came sbouf on the starboard tack. , and was at once followed by the Jubilee. . The Defender was now approaching the buoy. Her small Jib was sent up In stops, and she passed the buoy at 12:89:40. The Jubilee bad to take two more tacks to weather the mark, turning at 12:47:18. On the beat to windward . the Defender had taken &8 minutes SI seconds, while the Jubilee's time was 16:45, showing a difference' In favor of the Defender of 7 minutes 54 seconds. . It was a close teach on the starboard tack to the second mark. Baby ijlbtopaaUs were broken out and the yachts bowled, along In fine style, When half of the seven miles had been covered those on the I Defender realised that the baby Jlbtopsailj waa not enough. It was taken In and a larger one set. - v e - I- x- The Defender Jibed around . the second mark at 1:17 JO. and the Jubilee at 1:20:30. The elapsed time for the close reach waa: Defender 87 minutes 50 seconds; Jubilee, 30 minutes 14 seconds; so that on this point of sailing the Defender had gained 1 minute ' f Cantlnneel ctn Pace SU " ecuadoc's patriots tictoeiocs Details of the Battle at Sn If igiel. Wlerel Gen, Yernaza Defeated tas YiBguri of Gen. Samtfi iraj. 1 Special Cable Dispatch to The New-Tork Times. PANAMA, via Galveston, Ano 8. Guay aquil's advices front the army confirm the reports of tbe battle which was fought Aug. 0 at San Miguel, near Chlmbo, south ot Ouaranda. Gen. Barastf s vanguard of orer 800 troops attacked the advanced guard of the patriot army, commanded by Gen. Vernasa. After thirteen -hours of continuous hard fighting. Gen. Saras tfs troops were routed and fled toward Rlobamba. demoralised, and. leaving forty, prisoners. It Is calculated that about 150 men oa both sides were killed and woanded. :, - The patriot army lost CoL Castillo, who was killed. ; Majors Boca" and Monteverde were wounded. . ; " " Gen. Sarasti's vanguard was led by Gen. Flerro. , v,v, .:':.'.'. Gen. Eloy Alfaro has arrived at Gnamote and Is now facing Gen. SarastTs army. It Is expected that the decisive battle will oo-cur Aug. 10. "'- ' ' - . . -' Ecuador Is having a national festival over Gen. Veranaxa's victory. Guayaquil, where the great enthusiasm is Increasing, has organized a reserve army of 2,000 men. IMPRISONED IN A J7nf.CH B0UTI1 GREETS 15 IEGEXTISIaX iUliaa Eailwaj Laborers Killed Ij.Brs- xilian Laboreri at Tictoria, in the State of ETpiritu Sancto. Special Cable Dispatch to The New-Tork Times. BUENOS ATRES, Aug. 8.-Great ovaUons have been rendered everywhere In. Bolivia, by the Government authorities and by the people, to the new . Minister, Roche, of the Argentine Republic. ' Many. Italian laborers on the railway have been killed,. It is reported, by. the Brazilian laborers, at Victoria, In-the State -of Es- pirttu Sancto. , - ' '(':' TWO SHIPS jBUSK OFF ST. HOQUE Six ef tb.9 Crew of tae ?rince Oscar Lost ia ' CoUision-T-UnknowB Tessel ; Lost with Forty Men. PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 8. The story of the sinking of two vessels In collision and probable loss of about forty lives was told this evening' by Capt. Henderson, late of the British ship Prince Oscar, who, with sixteen of his crew, arrived at this port this afternoon on the British steamer Ca-pac from Chilean and Peruvian ports. . - Four of the . crew of . the Prince ; Oscar went down on the ship and two others were drowned by the upsetting of a lifeboat In the heavy sea. ., ; v The name of the ship with which the Prince Oscar waa In collision js not known to) Capt.' Henderson,' and.' her entire crew' ia supposed to have gone to the bottom with the vessel..' ? ; ;' -( :.; - . . .- -,:' . Capt , Henderson ' says ' the unknown ship had four masts and waa full rigged, and he : thinks from her slxe that her , crew numbered thirty or forty. . J i The collision occurred the night of July 13, in UUtude 9 degrees 30 minutes south, and .longitude 23 degrees 20 minutes .west, which ia near the route of ships bound from London to Melbourne, Australia. This location 1s about 500 miles- southeast of Capt Balnt Rttiue, the-most easterly promontory of South America. - After drifting about for two days and' a half without food or water, and suffering hardships and. misery. Capt. Henderson and his men were picked up by a sailing vessel, which transferred them to the Capac . Capt. Henderson said that the accident was due to the other vessel not displaying sido lights, thus making It Impossible to discover her exact, position. He said that the stranger stood across his bow. in violation of all rules of the road at sea, aa hia vessel was sailing close to the wind on the port tack at the time. Those of , the Prince Oscar's crew who were drowned by the capsizing ot the small fiSf1.' PlFbt' 5he coo ot So"" Shields. England; J. Anderson, steward, of Liverpool; August Carton, cabin boy, of Os-tend. and Seaman Oscar Nelison of Sweden-D. Klep of the Isle of Man. and I E. Pete?! sen of Copenhagen. The Prince Oscar left Shields, England. '?r.ISUvUlu' ChUe- Ma7 27. a wn of 150 tons of coal. Her crew " IncludiS the Captain, numbered twenty-three. -w f . A?2nce 9scar wa owned in Liverpool by A. Gibson. She was built at West Hartlepool In 1804 and registered 1,232 net tonsT FOUR SIES BUBS ED TO DEATH IX OBEfiOl The Transfer Hotel at Pern die twa en Fire tn the Ktght. j PENDLETON. Oregon. Aug. 8.-Four men were burned to death by a fire last night which destroyed the Transfer Hotel and several adjoining buildings on Main Street, one block from the Oregon Railway and Navigation Comnanr'a station w J. D. Taylor, is missing. The dead are; CLARKINQ, D. ! f OLD WOLF, an Indian. REDDINQ. FRANK B. STEKENZKN. WILLIAM. I Twenty-nine persons were asleep .in the hotel In addlUon to the family of the landlord, which consisted of; six. Many of the VJS.1' w1tn thelr Uvea. The fire originated In an upper Door of plng a lighted match near some gasoline. , The property loss Is 113,000. '; Sfcet His Enesay ; frosn av Train. ELL1STON. Ky.. Aug. &.-Dr. A, O. EUlstoa of Keweastle County. fataUy shot R. A. Dlckenoa, a druggist of this city, last Bight. Dr. EUlstoa came here because hU father was dy'ag. and. sus-oectlng harm from Dickersoh. aa old enemy.' on account of a law suit, armed himself. Whti iS train reached the depot KUlstoo spied Dickerien on the platform and shot him from tbeear window. Dickersoa died la a short Urne? aad EUlstoa was arrested. ua ' A say Thill'. Bedy RetnterreeC The body of Amy ThIU, the actress and artists' model, who was snot sad killed tn this city oa March 27 by sa Insane actor named Jamaa a w J - a-w ea eeseaaasw BVW IITM JM thlBs Htw Amy's body was broueht tram iuiiaaioUa. wteZl it waa nrat burlxl. waere Fosm Ilea: and DesneateeV v.iii iw n. uarm. 4 Plane Street. Albany, was found at tbe Oort- M last algbr, sick aad demented. He waa taken to the Hudaoa Street ; Hospital. CeL.Vaa Cleef AeaaltteeL , TRENTON. N. J. As. irk. ,v ef CoL Vaa aeet tale moraine rendered a verdict of not guUty ea the eharge of obtaining ue state aaoar false preteaeea, Poetnsaeter General a Leaar Braaeh. WAgHLNQTON. Aug. aPesunaster Oeaeral Wllaoa UftJTsshlnrtoa o-day toe Loag ftrenoa. Big Banding CcIIapsci izV TL::s SETET - HUBT, ! F0UETEE3 KIZZZQ C1CSB OF ICCIBJIT I3T TIT HZf Ceatraete an Feresaaa ArresteeW f Cosaplalata Made Aaralsvat Aaa- halaaee f arsreoaa. ; ; -M' instant collapse of the middle section eC the Ireland Building, on the northeast corner. of West Broadway and West Third Street, at 10:53 o'clock yesterday morning resulted In death to three persons. Injuries' more of - w grave to a dozen workmen, and. dasx age that cannot b repaired abort Of $23,000. John H. Parker, the- contractor, and hia foreman, Jefferson' Bellgman, were ma ertedl and bound In (3,000 each to await th result of the Coroner's Inquiry. : - . ... The) Dead. ' - .'f;; Those who were killed were: BURKE, JOHN. plasUrer; supposed te live h Brooklyn. - r PETERSON. CRAHtES A twentytz.' Swede. jv uil FVty-eeventa Street. . eiectrldu; leaves a wife and a youag baby. , SMITH. JOHN, electrician. S17 East Nlnety- slztrt Street: taken all re from the ralaa, bad died at St. Vincent's Hospital. The) Injared. '.Those, who were! hurt,. not Including fire or six persons .who did not need ; hospital treatment.' were: - CLONE, JOHN, laborer. 60S West Broadway t bruised and cut; went . home. FOX. WILLIAM. 133 Backman Street. Brook-. lyn; serious Injuries to head and body; sent to the New-Tork Hospital. OUIDU. : NICHOLAS, bricklayer, 73 Berraa Street, Brooklyn; scalp wound aad contusions! sent to the New-Tork Hospital. t KELLY. JOHN A.. Whlte Plans; cut en head by a. brick while passing the Inland BaU4as when the collapse occurred; went home trots the St. Vincent's Hospital. . . KEN NT, JAMES; laborer. MS East Twenty-. elstith. Street: cut and bruised; want heme) from the New-Tork Hospital. LIVINGSTON. JAMES, park policemaa; cut aad bruised wnue rescuing persona ia peril in toe wreck. - . - . . J '. j MOS8CANI. JOSEPH. Is borer; 264 "East Twen- ty-eigntb Street; cut and. brulsea; went The Stracttuw if mm AJxmt Head for Oocvpancy at Tfeet Croadwar v and TTeet Third Street, Th Mlaslas. . Those who were supposed to have bees In the building, many of whom probably; escaped unharmed, but were unaccounted . for last night, were:; ' j .' : f v. ' rtU; Atiantio ana uassoa Avenues orooa-lya. - i i '. . . r '"-..;. . ' . ' CONLIN. PATBICri forty-three, plattertr. S34 : ... Myrtle Avenue, Brooklyn. . w i Ji iiii-H.r.iL nnm mm. uunTunir. Kataeriorov fs J, . . FLTNN. MICHABTJ.- th(rtyrfouraOastater. M ' Third Aeeoue. Brklya-.i.-, - - G BOS SO. JAMES, 432 East Twelfth Street, New ; , (Tork.." -.i'j.i.r ' - - ! "; 1 ' HANLET, 'EDWARD, plasterer, 4I De 'Kalh 7 , Avenue, Brooklyn. . . s .1 ... v McQTjlRE, JOHN, thlrty-aiae. single. Broolilra., MARION ROBERT.? thirty, 410 East One Han , dred and Twellta Street, Kew-xorK. - MURPHT; JOHN," laborer' Atlantic and Clesso .Avenues. Brooklyn; wire ana nre cnuarea. CHARE. :t MICHAEL, laborer. 112 'Walworth '- Street.' BrooklyaJ - ' O-ROCRKB, CHRISTOPHER, 32 SU' Mark's " Place. Brooklyn, j ; . . ' PHILLIPS. AUQUSTCS. lortyelghf, truck driver, j ' ' SAVOY. MICHAEL laborer. 737 Myrtle Arenas. Brooklyn,. t ! ' SMITH. GEORGE, thirty-fire. Iron worker. Lex ington Avenue ana uoe nunarea wi . second Street. N T. . - i , .- The cause of the disaster may te made ; clear to-day. ujso, the explanation will come from: Stevenson Constable, Superin tendent of the Department of Buildings, fee cause he" was so j determined to probe the matter without bias, and through the aid of the best experts he can command, without. being embarrassed hyj Interference, well- ft meant, or Idle, or malicious, that he made the records 'of his department Inaccessible to all but those j who : are aiding hisa la aa soon as the Superintendent arrives f at a conclusion In regard to the collapse he win make It as public? as may be possible, and he announced that no matter who may be cuipaoie, ne omm vu.w w. m sponslblllty and punishmenL - --. , In the absence of the official uata ana re ports several persons who are ranked as experts and keen observers expressed opinions in regard to jthe cause of the accident-One was that a faulty pillar at 'the base ot the structure gvrf way. Another Idea waa that the floors were overweighted In the aelahborbood of S temporary holstway be cause t neglect; in complying; with the . newly enforced regulations as to street x cumbrances which prohibit the accumula- r tloa of building materials In the streets, va divide the weight of piaster In bags so .as -not to exceed the limit of the safety test, 27S pounds to the square foot. , , Ceastrnetlem ef .the Ball din. The bnndlnsr. Which was advertised s ; absolutely fireproof." bade fair to be a handsome landmark of the neighborhood. It was eight stories high, with a base ares of 90 feet in West Broadway and 60 feet In West Third Street. The materials of the facade were buff-faced brick and- Indiana stone, and the appearance of the- structure from all sides was grateful from tbe archlr -tectum! point of view. The fireproof quail -ties of the building did not appear to admit . of cavtL i The floors were tiles set into Iron beams: the stairs were of iron, and th elevator shafts tile lined and beams; girders, 8upporUag,lron pillars, and wails were regarded yesterday as amply strong-. Ia the Item of materials of construction, euchv aa brick, mortars and cement, there did nog appear to have been any culpability of nig-gardllnees. The ! building waa so near to completion that ieveral tenants were about to prepare for occupancy. Plasterers, electricians, and other mechanics were puttlnar the finishing touches to the struct 'ire. and some of the windows had been put In. " John B. Ireland, lawyer, of 170 Broadway, owned the building, and plans for it. estimating the cost at 153,000, were filed la the Building Department In November, 1S34 when Thomas J. Brady was Superintendent, so that If responsibility for the accident can be charged to aa official of the depart meat. It cannot Involve Superintends Constable. Mr. Ireland's architect was Ccariea R, Bahrena. and; the builder John 1L Iark wvi u4ihi niDfir-niuna rire et, ins, constructor of the Wool and Co. Tee Ex Changes. The 3, B. U 3. M. CornsU Cora pany were the ironworkers. John 1L Qulde er was the piaster r saA the Aleioai'r

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