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MEWS' F" iT y I- 1 : 1 7 Til INB .POM H yni xx,-5a 1 ! 'WllC-Ll. NO .1. J S INDIANAPOLIS, THURSDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 19, 18S9. f P'.ICK TWO OEVTS. I llX WI.UKH THAR. 4 O'Glock jS ANOTUEIl REVOLUTION. AM ERICA X IfACAL fomCXRS HAVE SO FAITII iX HIPltOLYTE. ' it Is Predicted. That Their Will further Outbreaks In thje Black' BepubllcAThe Political Condition of the Country, j JTihr Tote. September 13. The Kearsarge arrived at the Navy Yard yesterday after a passage of i day from Cape Haytian. , Tha blua Bag of Bear Admiral Oherardl was not flying. H la on board tha Galena tju in lisytiaa waters. One of the officer of the Kearsarge said: "The election of Deputies took place September 10, and as they are to meet to elect a President September 20. Admiral Oherardl concluded to remain with tha I Galena until ater the excitement over the elections had subsided. The Galena will probably be here In about three weeks, j There seems to be no doubt of Hiopolyte's election, but the foreign residents are apprehensive that the trouble will break out airain j in a few months, owing to a lack of confidence In Hlppolyte and his advisers." ' It is predicted that another revolution will take place In the next two years. The Ad-Tnirafsnd his staff made an official rail on Hlppolyte; sod-the latter pledged his irit-nd-Bhip to tha United States. , Captain Kdward M. Shevard, the commander orthe Kearsarge, said last evening: Tbere was some expectation that there would be noting in the streets of Port-au-Prince at the close of tha struygl.e. and Admiral Gherardi bad the vessels drawn up close io the shore with the guns grained on the town, and all arrangements made to land the men, but this was not necessary. I never jieard of a revolution which ended -more quietly than this in Hsyti. H ippotyte marched In and Legitime disappeared, and only a tew desultory shots whlcbseemcd t be fired more as a Joke than to do any damage, marked the transler of power trom one to another, When w lea Port-au-Prince mstters bad quieted down, and Hippolyte's authority seemed to be generally recognized. J '' "Whatever disturbances occurred were of a. trifllngjhnracter. I hafVe Hlppolyte and ' he struck me as a man df much determination and as being a good deal of a politician. I have no doubt Hippolyt will be' elected President again. Thing are evidently cut. and ' dried. Down In Haytl they know how to tlx things, a the politicians doi in xAher parts of the world. When Hippolvte iaieh-cted, mat-tern will remain quiet lor some time, and it , will appear as if there were a general acqui-. esence Co bis rule. 1 have no ronfideiice.bow- ' ever, that He will be able to establish a stable . government- ia Hayti, and sooner or later we will probably hear of another revolutionary . movement. ' . , , ,. "We had tha hardest kind of service while 1n IMiytian waters that could be imagined. "We had no diversion of any kind, and strict quarantine regulations -were enlorced all the time. The health of the men has been excellent. We lost only one member of the crew ' during the trip a boy named Chapman who . fell overboard and was killed by striking , against the propeller. We did not experience . any part of the late storm on our journuy home, but from the waves we concluded that there must have been a big blow somewhere." It has not been determined how long the Xearearge will remain at the yard, but she? will probably be placed In the drv dock soon'. Unlike the new fast cruisers, she is painted black. The Pensacola. which has been at Baltimore, arrived at quarantine yesterday. . CJUILTY OF ATROCIOUS ASSAULT. Tin) Wife of Kay Ilamlllton Adjudjfod Guilty To-Dny-The Trial?. Hat'i Laivoivo; N. J., September 19. The eourt room was packed yesterday when Mr. Hamilton' case wa called. A jury being selected, the-Prosecuting Attorney reviewed the details of tha ass&ult nnon the nune, who. f after Dr. Crosby had described the wounds. i . ... - took the aland and testified that on tne uy oi tha aaaault aha waa called to Mrs. Hamilton's loom to look a trunk. Bhe lound tliat-Mr. and Mrs, Hamilton had been quarreling, Mr, Hamilton' shirt having been torn from his body. Mr. Hamilton a ked her to go Tor a policeman, which she did, but was unable to UOQ Una. Vpun muiuiUK vu nu""b ou wa aeued by the throat by Mrs Hamilton, who called her a vile name. 8 he grappled with Mrs. Hamilton, and demanded a ret i action of the epithet, whereupon Mrs. Hamilton threw a bottle at her Lead. At this juncture Mr. Hamilton grappled with bis wife, who broke away from her hus-li.nii auil it. ibni her i the nurse'.' The knife with which the stabbing was done was identt-fled by the witness, after which she submitted to a rigid orosa-examination, but nothing of .importance waa developed. In the afternoon Mr. Kobert Ray Hamilton testified, his evidence being decidedly lavoraj-ble to the defendant. Mrs. Hamilton also testified, counsel for the btatet eoing somsV what remotely into her past Jile. it is thought J, me woman win oe couvivivu. It waa nearly a o'clock when Court reas-; aembled and Judge Uet-d. delivered hi charge totbejury. m ' The jury then filed out of the room, and within a short tim'e returned, bringing a verdict of guilty of atrocious aaaault. OIlITr.tRY Jesse Went worth I'ayson, Who Set Copy for Thousands. - BosTONy September 19. Jesse Wentworth Payson died at Hyde Park Tuesday, aged seventy; four., As chief author of Payson, Dnnton & Scribner copy books his name was known over the entire country, and he wss one of the great artist penmen of the. world, lie originated the lithograph copy for common school writing book, the use of which . became general. PuiLADgLPMiA, Pa., September 19. Mr. Elirabeth 8. McClcllan, widow of Dr. George Mcl'lcllan and mother of General George B. Mcl'lellsn and Dr. John H. B. McClellan, the distinguished surgeon, died at the residence of tivr niece. Miss Rebecca Coxe, at Driitou. She wa ninety years of age. .. , Saw Fhamcisoo, September 19,-Colonel George Flournoy, a well-known lawyer of this city, died here yesterday. . He was an ex-Con- , federate officer, and at one time waa Attorney- General of the Stat of Texas. . Death of a Ithode Island Democrat: PaovrDBKca, R. I., September 19.-?-J. B. Darnaby died at 4 o'clock this morning. Mr. Barusby was stricken with paralysis pa Tuesday. . j Ten Thousand People Drowned. 6 ax Fbaxcisco, September 19. Japanese papers, received by the steamer Gaelic last night, place the total number of persons drowned in th -flood of August 20 in the city of Wakayamo, and in the districts of Mlnaroitxnuro, Highaai-Muro, Mhi-Muro and Pldaka at 10,000, and the number of per son r -el ring relief at 20,421. The river Kin- oknnl welled from thirteen to eighteen feet above its normal level, and the embankments and the viltaee of Iwabashi were washed away., Immediately the village and about forty-eight other hamlets were covered by the raging waters. On the morning of August it), an enormous mas of earth tell from the mountain near the village of Tennokawa, stopped the course of the river of the same name, and which, being already swollen greatly, submerged the village and drowned nearly all the inhabitants. A number of the villagers belonging to Tsujido took refuge In their temple, which was on high ground, but when th land slide occurred about fifty per son were uuiiea alive. They Stand Ily One Another.! Wassinoton, September 19. The proceed Ings and findings of the XJourt of Inquiry which met at the Washington marine barracks recently to inquire into thecharges made by Charles S. Harvey, an ex-marine, to the effect that he was inhumanly treated, confined fn a filthy cell-and his blood poisoned by rusty iron, have been made public. The court in its report say that it is uuable to find any evidence of inhuman and barbarous punishment inflicted by Captain Pope's orders and the allegations contained in the letter of complaint are a wicked libel upon a most Just,' humane and conscientious olllcer. The I'resident IXtaies. n Delta Pabk, Md., September 19. President Harrison passed the first cold day of the laF in looking over pardon and respite cases. He has reached no decision, ' a yet, in the ones before him. The etatetnent that he was guarded by de-tectives.when leaving Washington Saturday Is denied by the President. He said he never traveled more unattended; that instead of protecting himself, from the U. A. K., he would tarn to them for. a guard if he ever needed one. ' Married a Blind Man. Loc-isvitxa, September 19. Rev. Charles Bohannon, a blind Baptist preacher, aged twenty-seven, eloped on Saturday with Mia 'ica Alford, tii twenty-yeax-oid daughter of an old Catholic family. She had been '..Intended Jot a nunnery, Falling' in lova wtu her, Rohasnon "hud converted her. Thi cauM:d ber mother to hasten preparations iir her entering the convent. The elopement Pie-vented this. The mother found the two aLd drove thera from the house of the groom a aunt, where they rad gone the next day. hue aent for her daughter, pretending that she had relented. Getting the g'rl in her power, she spirited her away, and the groom has since bV-en seeking her in vain. He got oat writ of habeas corpus, but the mother denies any knowledge of her daughter s whereabouts. . A BLUFF IX IVES'S BEHALF. - Ill Connnet Moves For Acquittal To-tay's. Argument. ,. New Yobk, September 19. After the prosecution had closed its case In the trial of Henry 8. Ives, yesterday; counsel for defense moved to acquit, but the court denied the motion. Argument began tjo-day. The nnexpectedLchange of front by the District Attorney in the IVc case, yesterday, just before recess by announcing that the prosecution bad closed, has given a new lease of life to Ivea, while hi counsel ia jubilant and today went to work like a lawyer whose client is about to step out of the hails ol justice a freeman. For the first lime .since the trial began, everybody was late this morning. It was precisely twenty minntrs past eieven w hen lawyer Brooke got himself together and proceeded to address the-jury. He counseled the twelve men In whose hands the case of Ives Is, that the only question before .them tor " their decision ,waa whether or not on thj 21st of June, ltf, hi client ilvesi had issued, or caused to be ls-aued, $W0.0H0 of fraudulent stock of the C, H. & 1. Railroad. Mr. Brooke concluded bis address. at half past twelve o'clock, at which time the reguiar rece was taken. Ivea was in his glory and made no attempt to conceal bis eelinvs. He wa tredT arouud his counsel as a school boy would over his favorite humming top. Alter recens Mr. Kdgar.M. Johnson, former counsel for the C. H. fi I. Raiirnad, w ill take tbestfnd. lie will be followed by ex-Uover-uor lioadley, of Ohio. . '. jRMY OF TUB ( L'MIIEULASD. Veterans In cm.1oii at t'liattanoona Other ltodies la Council. Chattaxoooa, Tenn., September 19.( Oen-eral T. J. Morgan called the meeting of the Army of the Cumberland to order last night,. General Mosecranz being indisposed. General Fulierton, Treasurer of the society, submitted his report, which showed the amounts collected from all sources to be ri.iM.27; expenditures, gl,60.3?; balance on hand, l.WH.ti. General Fullerton announced that at a 'Subsequent meeting he would make a motion that the dues received at the present meeting e applied to the Sheridan titatud lund, thttVe being aulficient ,on hand to pay the expended of the ensuing year. During th reading of the Treasurer a report General Kosccruni entered ami was greeted with deui'f ining applaud, while the band struck up "Hail to the Chief." . - i ' The Chickumauga memorial report, aa given by General l ist, maud .mat a meeting ot the committee waa held during February iu Washington, at which a resolution wa adopted to iifvite a number of Chiedrate Kpldiors who were engaged in the 'hattje ot Chickamauga and who are now in Congress, tbgether with a number of I'nion soldiers in "Washington, to meet with the committee for conference to devise a plan to better carry out the design of thecoijiraitlec 'of the society to purchase and monument the battlefield. At this coDier- ...... . . . . 1 . k. . Unnn A It , I CULT I , CVl I UUl DCI1BI.II . . V ui- I . , , , . n,L-. .. . - . . quit and General Henry M. Cist be app)inted'ld.,in wf 1 "m;ft a committee of two, wiih power to inlreaTto ,ma11' many "vmg left for their horn siS, to secure a charter, under the laws of 'ivoriria. to torm the Chickamauga Memorial Pork Aksociation. ; There is to be a joint committee meeting on Friday, when the entire matter will be dis-cUNsed and amnlillcd. The incorporators will then meet at CrawfiHh Spring, Ga.. in accordance with the laws of the State. The organization will be formed, with directors elected, and will be then alive and on its feet. . Wilder's Brigade is one of the largest single ora-anizations in the citv, numbering over S00 present. A grand parade was (T'ven lant night on the streets. Old t onteuerate ana -rederal soldiers marched in line, headed by Ane brass band of Wilder's Brigade and local bands. Alter the parade they were addressed by .Mai or. Henry, of Phi adelphijtt. Odd Kellows at Calumpus,- CoLtTMBt', O., September 19. "fhe number tn line in the Odd Fellows' parade ' yesterday is estimated from fifteen to twenty .thousand. The turnout of Patriarchs Militant was much larger than any other in the history of that brautih of the order. A very large crowd viewed the procession. Last night a military reception Was given General John C.L'nderwpoa, Grand Sire, in the Senate chamber, after which the ceremonies of "decoration oi chivalry" took place at the City Hall, lollowed by a grand ball in honor of Grand Sire Underwood and the Sovereign Grand Lodge. The Daughters of Rebekah yesterday perfected a national permanent organization. The, following otlicers were chosen: President, Mrs. M. 1-3. Kea, of Missouri; Vice President, Louisa B. Hail, of Indiana; Secretary, Julia A. Burroughs, of Massachusetts; Treasurer, Mrs. C. A. Reed, of Kentucky; Warden. Mrs; M. L. Filer, of Montana; Conductor, Mel-lie Anton, of Ohio; Guardians, Miss Krnie Page, of Washington, D. C, and Mrs. Elizabeth Mery, of Michigan. ' . Scottish Kite Masons. New - YoRg, September 19. The Supreme Council of the Scottish Rite Masons resumed its sessions yesterday, and adjourned to meet next year In Cleveland, Oi The Supreme Council met in executive session and elected Grand Master Currier, of New Hampshire, an active thirty-third degree Mason, in place of Illustrious Brother Aaron King, of New Hampshire, deceased. Ten Cents Exra loMntfio, Pittsbcbo, September 19. An u port ant railroad decision was rendered- by Judge F.wing in Common' Pleas Court. L. D. B. -Reese was expelled from a train of the Penn sylvania Road because he refused to pay the 10 cents extra for cash fare, the money to be refunded atSny offiee of the company on presentation ol receipt. The Judge held that the 10 cents extra was wrong and so instructed thejury. Reese obtained a verdict for fJSO. ' Slight Changes Predicted. Local Forecast For Indianapolis and vicinity, for the twenty-four hours, ending 8 a. m., September 20, lair weather. Wahhihotoh, September 19. For Ohio, Indiana and Illinois, fair, northerly winds; slight changes in temperature. . ' LOCAL TEMPEKATBB. ' ' '?. m... ., 4S5 1 2 p. m.i. - 66 Same date last year 66 I -. .... TO9 Europe Doesn't Like It. Washington, September 19. The significance of the scheme of the International Congress of American States has just reached Kurope, and : the papers of England, France, Spain and Germany are protesting against our Soutn American neighbors forming any alliance with the United States. A Road Sold tor Five Million. ' Cincinnati, September J9.-iThe postponed judicial sale on foreclosure of the Cincinnati, Washington & Baltimore Railroad was held to-dav, and the road was sold to E. U. Bacon for $.")X),0ii0, Mr. Bacon represents the bondholders and stockholders In this country and in England. ! A Chance Fur Hooster Artlsjts. .' New Yobk, September 19. The World' Washington special says: PostmasterrGea-eral Wauamaker invites artists and designers to- submit drawings and proposals for a new p4talcard belore November . 11 lank forma will be (urnlshed on application; - Ike I-HW's lUghteeas Wrsdi. Vivmisoton, Del., -September 19. Alfred Pratt, who took a young girl to Philadelphia early in the. Bummer for immoral purposes, was yesterday foundgnllty of abduction and sentenced to jail lort three years and fined ."u. This is the first conviction under the new law. , J . Storm on the ew England Coast. Washinotoh, September 19. The storm which was central yesterday morning on the New England coast bus increased in intensity Maximum velocities of thirty to fifty miles per hour from the jorthwett are reported trom Nantncket andBlock Island. " :A Transcontinental Trip. Sacramento, CaL, September 19. E. H. Pratt and John Allen, who left New York the 14th of last May on horseback, with the in ten tion of crossing the continent, arrived here last night, having ridden horseback the entire distance. . It Is Snowing on the Continent.' Belin, September 19. There were slight snow a'ls throughout Germany and Ahxkri Tuesday. Seven Chitdrea to the Hoard. Judge Rowland placed seven children ia the hands of the Board of Children' Guar dians lo-day. THURSDAY IX .INDIANA. FBirXDS' YEARLY MEETING CLOS-I"G ITS AX.M'AL. WORK. Outlook Among Striking Mine Polltlcnltflvalry Among student Uotier Famine Threatened-i Plundered TliHr Jisnager. Special to The Indianapolis Jfewal pLAinrtExo, September 19. A notable Interest wa shown among the women Friends in "Social Purity." The "White Shield", arid "White Cross" work wa pressed home to the heart of Christian worker. The member of the W. C. T. U. in attendance held a ;confer-(mi yesterday, which was marked by enthusiasm, and a manifest- intention of a continued effort to puhb the battle to the gate. The newly appointed Committee on Home-Mis sions and Temperance met and effected an organization ty appointing -Milton nanson Chairman and Delitha B. Harvey Treasurer. A devotional meeting was held in the bouse at 10 a. tn.. conducted by Esther O. Frame and Wm. Wetherold; also at the same hour services were conducted. in the tent by K. W. Douglass, all of which were largely attended. At Z o'clock a business meeting was held in joint session and after; a few minutes of devotion thirty minutes wa given, during which Fran ces C Jenkins, who- was liberated by the Yearly Meeting held in ltwT, to make a religious, visit to f riends'in England and Ireland, submitted a report of her work to the meeting, which was very interesting and instructive. Whiie in that country she held 20V meeting for worsiiip, 36 Bible readings, in temperance meetings, 29 socal meetings and visited JWiianiilie. . ' , r- ' . The it-port ot the care-takers wag" satisfactory and the suggestions made by them approved. The proposition made by the committee appointed in 188 on the American Board ot Foreign Mission wer held in consideration until next year, and the committee continued. The committee appointed on assistance to visiting ministers reported the oti performed and the meetings held satisfactory. The Committee on Order of Business suggested that the meeting next year be one day shorter. The report wa accepted and the suggcitions contained therein were approved. A committee composed of the following person was appointed to look after the ordor of business for next year: E. C. Siler, Lydia Taylors' Drugilla Wilson, Lewi I. Had1 ley. Henry Hodgin, Wm. L. Pyle, Isaac Woodward, fcllis Lawrence. Hannah C. Lawrence and Margaret A. Evans. - The report of the committee on the consideration of holding a general conference of all the Yearly Meetings, waa re'erred to next year, and the committee continued. The committee having the care of the morning and eveumg meetings, made their report. A committee on the revision ol the discipline was appointed, consisting of two persons trom each Ji the quarterly meetings, with Samuel Trueblood as chairman. The committee on returning minutes to the visiting ministers, present, produced such, which were read and approved; and copies -furnis.:ed each of them. A public meeting for-praise and testimony was held in the next room at 7 p. m., led by-Thomas C. Brown. One hundred and twentv-five testimonies were heard. A general handshaking was one of the features of the meeting. To-day is the eighth and lat day -of the annual assembly. Devotional meeting at the tent at 8 a. m. was led by Lewis I. Hudle. An adjourned session of the meeting on Ministry and Oversight was i ne mec&icg vo-uay is e. LOntlook at the Mines. (Special to Tbe'Indlanapolts News. 1 . Bbazil, September 19. The report that Watson, Little & Cp.' . nrno. Jumbo, at i Knightsville, was surrounded ',by . striking miners yesterday, and the miners at work driven away, is not true. It is true, however, that intimidation has been resorted to by some of the strikers and threats made. There are fifty-four miners a work in the Jumbo .four having bet2un;this week. The capacity orthe mine is two nunured. but the way or ders came in for some months be fore the ' strike, not more than half that number could get steady work. The fifty-four now at work are busy and are making good time. There is about the same number of miners at work for different block coat miners in this vicinity, all at the opera tors-oner. 1 heir numbers are increasing. 1 his. of course, is a danger that the strikers have anticipated and guarded against so far as posHioie to uo so i ne nave praviucu a method of relief tor the extreme cases of destitution, by permitting all mines to start up that would pay last year's scale (5 and 90 Cents without asking the operators to sign a yearly scale. A Considerable number of min ers will go to work, or have already dome so, on the proposition. i All the bituminous and semi-block ' mines are running at their full capacity in this county, as well a in Greene, Owen, Sullivan 'and Parke Counties. The strike is on among the blocs miners exclusively. The report that Coxville mine No. 1 had been compelled to shut down because the trappers. or boys over fourteen years of age, had struck, tor seventy cents a day, against sixty-inree, la untrue. The minip is in operation. ' A mem ber of a soliciting committee savs there are now 5.774 dependents, and that tor tne past three days the average receipts in tne way of relief has been six cents, or two cents a day. The approach of winter makes their necessities greater. Still the miners seem confident of winning, while the operators are apparently pleased at the per cent, of miners who are going to work at their terms. Persimmon Brigade Reunion. Special to The Indianapolis Xew.l Owee ncasti.b, September 19. Arrangements have been made, by .the appointment of the necessary committees, for the reception and entertainment of visitors on the occasion of the reunion1 of the "Persimmon Brigade," to be held In this city October 2: A public din ner and camp-hre are among the arrangements agreed upon, aud nothing will be left undone to make the occasion an agreeable one to tne veterans and tneir mcnas. .. Hatter famine Threatened. Special to The Indianapolis Xews.1 Angola, September 19. Angola, for the first time in many years, is suffering from a butter famine, and even the farmers are coming to town to buv butter. Very few pounds have been received within the past few days, and that of an interior quality, it matters con tinue it will not be long nntil there will not he a pound of butter in the Angola stores. The cause is the hot weather, rendering the maung and Keeping oi putter oimcun, ana poor pasturage. Plundered a Theatrical Manager. .(Special to The Indianapolis News.1 CoiA-MBrs, September 19. The trunk of &. W. Trelegan, manager . of the Trelegan Comedy Company, which was hei.e last night, was broken open at the Bisseil Hotel by Chaa. A. Mc Kirov, of Providence, R. 1-1 and Johnny Cline, of Pittsburg. Pa., the comedian of the company, and robbed of flSOin money. Both men attempted to escape but Cline was cap tured and lodged in jaiL McElroy is still atr large. --' . Political Rivalry Among .Students. ! Special lorTbe Indtanaooll News. Angola, September 19. Political rivalry running quite high among the UiJent of the Tn-State Normal College, it has been agTeed by the societies that a leader in the Republi can. Democratic and Prohibition ranks, men of national note and standing, shall be engaged to present the issues of the - day. Sen ator Ingada will probably be selected aa the Republican spokesuMn. . Hitch Ln the Lease. fSpeclal to The Indianapolis News.1 Tebbe Hautb, September 19. There has been a hitch in the deal by which Baail Duke, of Cincinnati, and others were to lease the Terre Haute House. The papers were to have been signed yesterday and the transfer made, but Duke refused to sign and matters are now at a standstill. . Putting l'p Anotber Wire. Special to The Indianapolis Xews.1 Br s, September 19. A party of four teen W estern Lmon linemen passed through the city yestet day. They were engaged in putting up an additional commercial w between Indianapolis and Louisville. Soldiers' it union. tPpedal to The lad anapoiis News.1 'Colvmbcs, September 19. There ia a large attendance at the soldiers' reunion bow being held here. ' Chaplain Daniel Ryan delivered an interesting address at the camp-fire last night. General State Aews. Angola will be lighted by electricity. . James Tilford and other manufacturers are proposing to establish a large furniture fac tory at jencrsonvii.e. Business riicn of New Albany are proposing to purchase a tract of land for fair purposes. construct a mile track, and make other im provements. . A second attempt has been made with dyna mite to destroy bam Smith's saloon atUasian, -the temper of the . community being against the retailing or intoxicants. Berond tearing ' ud the floor by the force-of the explosion aud- breaking the front window little damage was ' dor.a - Patrick Allwell, employed in the Robertson Paper Mill; at Lafayette, accidentally fell into a vat of boiling water yesterday, and wa scalded to death. The Eighty-fourth Indiana regimental association held its annual reunion to-day at Richmond. Major Ostrander delivered the addreaof welcome. Frank Thomas, employed in the elevator at Montmorenci, yesterday was caught by a revolving abaft, breaking several ribs and in flicting other internal injuries. M. W. Roberta has an apple tree on his farm near Staunton which is eight leet in circumference, and which bears an average of titty bushel oi apples every season. The Spencer atural Gas Company Ta resolved to increase the capital stock to f 10,000; sink one well to the salt and another .to the Waukesha water1, and erect bath houses. . ' Rudo'.ph Alticg. of Lafayette, abused bis .'wife until she left him. "With the hope of .melting her determination not to return, yesterday he swai owed the content of two small vials of laudanum in her presence, with the avowed purpose or suicide; but the woman surmisca he wa shamming, and instead of weakening, sent for a physician and Stomach pump. Mr. Aiting survived. "Babe" Robert, the woman in the vicinity of Leavenworth. who was whipped alter night-fail byi cowardly White Caps, telle the story of the .outrage. Twenty-five men gathered about the house, but only twelve entered. She was taken into the yard and the whipping began, and while it waa in progress her aged mother was also dragged from the house, but nnon her piteous appeal that the exposure would kill her, she was returned. Twenty-nine lashes were administered to the first named, and her. little boy waa also struck several imes. While a thunder storm was sweeping over Lagrange County, lightning struck. Abe farm residence of William Sadler, in Springfield Township, penetrating the room where Mrs. Sadler was sitting fanning her son, who waa III with diphtheria. The lightning struck ber lelt shoulder... setting fire to her under-clothine. and scorched the flesh along her body, leg and foot, besides hurling her out of ecu seal, i-art oi tne electric current aiso tackled the bed on v. h:ch,the child wa lying, reducing the posts to kindling wood, but not muring the patienU Airs, fcaaier etcapea atal hurt- The forty-ninth annual session of the In diana Con.erence of the African Methodist 'hurch is in session this week at Marion, Bishop John M. Brown, ot Washington,' D. C, presiding. Rev. D. P. Roberts, of Richmond, is Principal Secretary, with Rev. Tucker Wilson as Statistical Secretary and Rev. Theopolis price as Recording Secretary. Rev. John M. Stanton was transferred trom the Missouri conference and the candidates for admission included John W. Taylor, of Madison; Henry E. Stewart, of Logansport: E. K. Manual, of Terre Haute; Frank Artist. ofMuncie, and George Milton, of Pluiuncld. The annual sermon was preached bv Kcv. Johnson Mitchem, and the educational sermon by Rev. IL Clay, of Bethel Church, Indianapolis. ON THE SU WAN EE RIVER. Three) Negro Gamblers AVnnt to-Tlay -t Poker-A M order. JacbsonviixeFIb., September 19. A Jasper special to the Times Union Says: About midnight Tuesday night as a party of railroad construction men were asleep in a camping car about a mile from here, three negro gamblers entered the car, awoke the men and de manded a game of poker. The men refused makipg the excuse that card playing was against orders. The negroes then began to curse and kick up a row generally- One gam blcr was araied with a Winchester rifle, another with a shot gun and the third with a revolver. Meeting with a strong resistance in their as- tack they jumped from the car and opened fire npon it with rifle anrf shot gun. Sidney Thomas, one of the railroad gang was instant ly killed and three others were seriously in jured. The doctor says that one oj them will die. ziiu oates, one oi tue ai tucking party is under arrest. Tom Rush and Charley Peak escaped. 4 Jasper is in Hamilton county, not tar irom the Geoflgia line and about eighteen miles north of the Suwanee River. The camping car was on the line of the Georgia Southern & Florida Railroad, now being built southward to Palatka, Fla. . Chance for Another Race War. Atlanta, Ga., September 19. At 6 o'clock yesterday morning a negro named John Egan appeared in Mr. Frambrough's yard in Rut-ledge. ' He was a suspicious character and waa ordered to leave. Instead of leaving the negro began to dispute and at the same time drew a pistol and Ored. The ball took effect in Mr. Frambrough's bowels end resulted in his death before a doctor could arrive. The negro tied, but every effort to catch him is being made. Blood hounds' have, been telegraphed for. . A FLEET OF AVAR SHIPS . Will Proceed at Once to Tangier to " 1'rotoct Spanish Sailors. - Madiid, September i9. To support its de mand on the Sultan of Morocco for the re lease of the Captain, four of the crew and passengers of the Spanish vessel which was captured by natives off the RUT coast, and who, it is believed, were taken, into the in terior to be sold into slavery, the Spanish Government has ordered a fleet of war ships to proceed at once to Tangier.- I Ten thousand troops have also been ordered to -hold themselves in readiness to em Dark lor Morocco. It is still hoped, however, despite these preparations, that the prisoners will be released without the necessity of resorting to extremes-measures. i i ABRREVIATED DISPATCHES. r Oil at fiitsburg to-day, fl.OOM. The Dickson family at Galva, 111., has buried a pet dog Jin the family lot in the village graveyard - , The crulier Chicago finished her speed trials yesterday. At seventy revolutions she made at; the rate of 18.06 knots for one hour. It is now believed that . the steam yacht which was lost, witn its -parly ot Cleveland gentlemen in Lake tne, was blown np. Robert T. Scarborough, a prominent, merchant at Purvis, Miss., a bondsman tor-Sulli van, Kilrain and Renaud, dMed suddenly of apoplexy. ' The injunction against the Iowa Grand Lodge of Masons in favor of the Cerneau Rite Masons wa dissolved by Judge .Preston at Marion yesterday. A woman named Addie Wilson is in tail Menasha, Wis., for attempting to entice three yonng gins trom home tor shameful purposes at Republic. Mich. ' ' i Ah electric street car at Pittsburg broke away and ran down Federal hill with i forty passengers aboard, and was smashed, and oniy one person was nun. Iowa Democrats- yerterdsy nominated Horace Bodies for Governor and S. L lies ton for iLientenant Governor. The platform aoopieu declared ror nign license.. The thirtv-ninto session or the Pacific annual conference of the M. E. Church met ln Fresno, Cal-. yesterday. Bishop R. K. liar- grave, of Nashville, Tenn., presided. Gross earnings of the Union Pacific Railway company lor juty were . ti.4.i,U72; expenses. tl,8t.311; net earnings, fl. 505,761, an inciease in net earnings over the same month last year Of 73,K4. - ' Answers to Mavor Grant's inquiry aa to the nest sue lor tne vt oria s rair were opened in New York to-day.: A preponderance of the testimony is for Chicago. Senator John Sher man favors New York. . -r It I reported that Miss Le Caron, the daughter of the English spy, has wriiten letters to a young man in Chicago, in which she declares that tne real murderer of Dr. Cronia have not yet been caught. ' Hoover, Owens & Rentschler. of Hamilton. 0.. replevied the power engine of the Kantas City Cable Car Company. The Sheriff stopped the engine and left cars straggliing all along uc nniie. a ne due was suj ubicu inn worn-ing. . I 1 The bride of J. H. Cuthbert. 'of New York, t hird Auditor or tne Manuara on company. died suddenly of heart disease at Toledo at midnight. Mr. and Mrs. Cuthbert were on their wedding tour, having been married in Oil City, fa., two weeks ago. Louis Strauss, banker. New York, has indi vidually assigned. He is senior partner of Louis Strauss A- Co.. Nev York. Boston and Philadelphia. The amount of his individual liabilities and asset can not be stated. His counsel says he i worth $500,000. The John C rouse Memorial College for Women, the gift of the late John C rouse to Syracuse 1 niversitv. wa dedicated yesterday afternoon at Syracuse. The building cost about ioo,0u0. and i considered one of the finest college building in the country, j Three Children Burned to Death.' Los Angeles, Cal., September 19. A frame dwelling In Pasadena, occupied by a widow, Mrs. Beacon and her children, wa destroyed by fire last night. Three children; aged ten. eigflt and ix, respectively, were bntped to death. A Trio for KlalnHetd. ' Solomon Day, Omer Thomas and John Hagerty were sent to the Rclorra .Bchool 'at fiainnmq ey juog tma uua mortuug. TUV (1 C POMP A W'S fJVJ TP A IllaT.0 tUJlI 4 O UHlf IMMENSE KKVKMES. DERIVED FROM CITY CONTRACTS. Record on Ttrcmler, Finch. Markey et al. Hewpot-tlnir This torporatlon Light Bills Last Year, jH,000 Nearly 50,000 This Year. The Gas Company is a power in politics because it obtains contracts from the people's representatives and derives large revenues from them. Before the present contract were, entered into, the city paid annually about t?3, 000 for light. The immense saving which was to result trom the dicker which brought about the present contracts,- has no yet become vUib.e to the naked eye at least not in the light now at command. ' I act year the city paid HI, 731 .03 for gas aione, ; not including t'2.550 for the Station House, etc. It paid also $l.3!0 to the Vapor Liht Company, making ts.6l .W under a "relorm," "economical" contract! Look at the figures this year and guess what they will be lor the entire twelve months: Gas Company -orders to date. 127,231.53; vapor lights to date, j.6.60; electric lights to date, 1.b(j; total. 3x,io2 Oi and there is one-third ot the year to be beard from yet. The bills for the year lor public light will lie nearly, if not quite, (M.iK. There arc whole streets which have no light at all. and other miles are ioniy dotted here and there with the unspeakable vapor liichts. A belt down town is wen liebted by reason of the public and private eiectticity 1 . .. .v. .1 . I b,a iat 10 a posti, but all of the outskirts . of the city cry lor light. eift Mown in the lower of pur ward,' said Martin Murphv, candidate for" Council in the , Twenty-second Waid, "there is no tight at all. On dark nights citizens down that way have trouble in finding their house. There are few or no improved streets; th roadway and commons are cut np witu gulches in many places, and we have little in return .lor the citv taxet which we pay.'- This ward is represented by Mr. Kelley. He voted lor the gas contract against a proposition to light all the streets ot the city with eiectricity for $39,000 and that the reason the people down there didn't want him in the Council auother term. And, by the way! it's just as well to cite the record on a lew gentlemen who are begging constituents to return them to Council, and who are en deavoring, to gloss over the bud spots in their public careers. They-are now claiming-that nere never was a proposition to light the whole ciy with electricity for 39.tj0. The Gas Company's Light Committee iu Council I rincn ana .Markey i never listened to he proposition, but it was made. Oti the even ing of July 24, lHHts, when this committee sub mitted the final report, doubtless prepared with the knowledge and con.-jentdf the Gas I omnny; proposing a cit y of gas and a streak of t-lectriqity, the Jenney Electric Company, which bad submitted a .?9,u0u bid, presented this report: j J. "Our proposition contemplates. lighting the streets and a.ieysot tnecitv wit thin its present corporate limits with 2,0cO Icamlle-power arc lights, tne equal ol any oi ILL-ir kind in tne United States, and as many lights .without limit to number, as may be required to light both the streets and alleys to the entire satis- action of the Councilmen and Aldermen. Lights may be placed at street crossings, allei' crossings, ori bet ween the same, and said com pany nereny'i agrees so to do it awarded the contract. ' ' . The company presented a bond for S50.COO. prepared by the Citv Attorney and signed by P. A. Randall, Vice President". Because there were no other sureties the Gas Company's friends obscured tho favorable figure bv shouting that there should be& better bond rhnnainir Iji fnrirfit thnl. tho hwirlmtr T-.lwtrij? companies had each previously given a j bond as guarantee ot good taith. But at the Committee and certain other Councilmen had not wanted to patronize the Gns Com pany and were not satished with the cheapest electric bid. the Brush Company would have lighted every crossing in the city 6,18 for SX.l'io, and tne i nompson-Huston lor s.'ris.iuu wnicn is five thonse.nd less than street gas alone cost in 'HiyiimTi is practically as cheap as the present year o puis lor ngnting less taao ww crossings with gas and vapor. I he whole course of tne Gss Committee and certain other Councilmen is shown by the records to have been adopted by a desire to accommodate the Gas Company. SCENES AT A FIRE: A Faithful Dog Guards a Baby and Is, Fatally Burned. There is rarely a fire hut has pathetic accom paniments. - Where the loss in dollars and cents is smallest the real loss is often greatest. Such a fireocenrred on Helen street, opposite Klngan's packing house, this morning. "K long, shabby row of frame tenements belonging to the J. 8. Carey Company, caught fire in one end, the rooms being occupied by "Shorty' Nevel with his wife, two children and hrs mother-in-law. The lire originated by a garment taking fire from the stove near which it was hung to dry. No one was home save the old grandmother and an inlaht cliild. and the tire when discovered was between the two. The old woman ran out, screaming, and assistance soon came. The child was rescued aiter its clothes were partially burned. A chemical engine amv-c on the scene and got the fire under control before the loss amounted to more than l0 or S4O0, covered by insurance. Neighbors rushed in and piicd the tew articles of furniture accessible into the street, damaging and breaking them Isadly.-Families in adjoining tenements hurrieid their goods pcn-meil out of doors, and everything was piled up in inextricable confusion, cov ered with dirt and mud and soaked with water from stray streams trom the hose. W omen guarded the wretched heaps, or walked about fishing trampled houscho d goods oittiof the mad.. A little dog which loved the' baby remained bv its side until the child Was res cued. The faithful creature waa so horribly burned that a kin 1-hearted policeman Vhot it a few minutes alter. The fire extended into a Eart of the rooms occupied by "Chris." eaders, next door, but most of his furniture was already removed.- Much of the Nevels' property was lost. HONORED 1IY THE GOVERNOR. Gentlemen Who Will Represent Indiana at Their Own Expense. A number of prominent citizens 01 Indiana were to-day invested with power by the Governor to represent . the State at important gatherings. As delegates to the International American Congress, which convene at Washington October 2, the appointments were Hugh Hanna,' Indianapolis; John H. Baas, Ft. Wayne; Joseph D. Oliver, Sou Bend; B. F. Masten, Lafayette; John M. Gaar, Richmond; N. T. De Pauw, New Albany: William Hcilman, Evansville; Adams Earle, Lafayette; A. C. Remy, Indianapolis. Besides these the following represerrtativesof the military Tnterests of the State wereappointed delegates to the Congress: D. H. Kanclc, Indianapolis; M. S. Blish, Seymour; W. 11. Kidder, Terre Haute; Robert Ruston, Evansville; P. O. Harris, Greeucastle, and James L. Evans, Ndblesyille. . , The Partners' National Congress will meet this year an November 13, at Montgomery, Ala. It is customary for the Governor of each Slate! to appoiut delegates to the gathering, ln pursuance of this custom the Governor this. morning appointed at delegates R. M. Lockhart, of Waterloo; Robert Mitcholl, of Pnnceton; James A. r Harbison, of Breckenridge; D. P. Monroe, of Saluda; Uriah Couison, of Sullivan; J. M. Sankey, of Terre Haute: W. H. Good wine, of West Lebanon; J. C. Stevens, of Centerville; J. A. Allen', of Rockviiie; 1'. J. Tcrhune, of Linton, and Henry F. Work, of New Washington. All of these gentlemen who attend the congresses to which they are sppoinUd will experience the feeling of independence which arises from paying their own expenses. 1 ' MADE FREE AT LAST. ' National Road Toll Gates Abolished as Far us Irrlngton. ' The owners of the Cnmbcr'and Gravel Road turned the road between this city and Irving-ton over to the connty this morning and it is now a part of the tree gravel road system. The Commissioners will to-morrow grant the Citizens' Street Railway Company the right to run a car line over the road. The car line will be on the south side of the roud, thus leaving a sixteen-foot drive on the notth aide of tile road- ; '.-'.' i ' "You can drive to Sim' place free now," aid one of the Commissioner to-day in speaking of their action. - - The "National Road," which is the popular name of the-Cumberland pike, has been avoided as Aiucb as possible lor years because of the abominable toll-gates. Students- who drive to the- college at lrvington have; had merry time skipping the gales in time gone by. Some years ago there was a popular cutoff east of Jce Reeling s place, beyond the toll-gate, and through this the city students would pour. The Turnpike Company eventually pat a brunch toll-gate there, but it didn't pay, and finally the President of the road, on a fleet horse, pursued the boys and notified them that thev would be prow cated I if they did not ray. The to'.l-gateadid good i work n developing -tne English avenue and Llinord a venae extensions. i Three-Xotrh Tnrnpike War. There has been a turnpike war on the Three notch or Leavenworth rood, leading south from Indianapolis to Johnson Connty. Parties claiming that the pike was not kept ia repair, Tiistd a fund to fight the company; they also agreed to pay no toll,. and many of tnetn "ran" the gates. At the second gate from the ciry the pole was cut down by the "opposition," and there has been trouble all along the line. Yesterday a case cam np in the Franklin Court, ami the company won. To-day the remonstrants are all paying toll. A TRIBUTE TO MISS LOO MIS. Blind Inst Unto Officer ami Teacbers Express Tliemselrea. . Mis Anna E. Bryan to-day succeeded Mis A. J. Loom is as a teacher in the Institution for the Eduction of the Blind. The parting with Miss Loomia. who had been connected ..... . . -i with the institution for nine year, wa quite painetic, ana ii jiesirs. t. uiien ana miey, Tfustcen, had been present they might have been conviuced of their error in forcing Miss Loom is out of the Institution against the wishes of all the officers and. teachers.. At 2 o'clock this afternoon the officers and tearhers assembled in the parlor of the institution and formally expressed through Mrs. H. B. Jacobs, who. had been selected for the purpose, their regrets over Mis Loomis's departure, ln an address to her, signed by all the employes, the following language was used: "As ohicers and teachers of this institution we have met hereto express to you- our sincere regrets and profound sorrow Jor the circumstances which have severed your relations with this institution and broken the link which has so long bound you to our circle." At the conclusion of the readinir of the ad dress Miss Loom is was presented with a hand- some writing deak and book-case combined, us an expression of the regard of ber asso ciate. The occasion showed the appreciation tn which Mis Loomia was held by herco-iabor-ers in the institution. Miss Loomia will remain at the institution, for a few days for the pui pose of assisting Miss Bryan in getting acquainted with the details ol her work. Mis Bryan gratefully acknow edged this kindness on the part of her predecessor.' Among both officers and teachers of the ln st it ut ion there is a strong sentiment against the course of Trustees Riley and Cullen for forcing Miss Loom is to leave the institution. AN UNGRATF.Fun PCBlilC Refuse to Keep Its "Reference Books" Hut eell Them lo Barnes fe Co. :W. H;. Wood,, agent for C. M. Barnes, publisher and bookseller of Chicago, says .that house is purchasing the discarded school books all over Indiana. This would seem to indicate that the circular so kindly issued by. State Superintendent LaFollette , advising people not to sell tho books at the price offered, was disregarded by an ungrateful public. . . The Superintendent, by the way, ays he has been in half the counties of the State lately, snd that he has not yet visited one where the teachers or citizens favor the new books. He calculates that the attendance on the schools will decrease 20 per cent, because ,of the new law. r A ' 1" - J u t" ' Jlilv UUC 11 ti UCTIIUK BUJk s i lie Induana School Book t'omj any is filling the oroera ior Doofcs wnicn come trom Republican counties while those from Democratic counties are allowed to wait. As an example, he says the big order from Republican Tippecanoe Connty, which was one of the very latent to come in, has been entirely filled, while ord-.-rs from some of the Democratic counties, which were among the first to come In, are yet awaiting fulfillment. , A TELL PHONE CASK DECIDED In the Federal Court In Favor of tho Graham Bell Patents. Judge Woods this morning rendered a decree in favor of the American Bell Telephone Company .by enjoining Cassiua Alley, of Metiuuora, this State, from making,using or selling any telephones, embracing or embodying the improvements patented by 'Alexander Graham Bell. The suit was originally brought against Thomas W. Alley, CshsIus Alley and Jonathan M. Van Scoyoc. Recently the complaint was discussed as tf Thomas-Alley and (scoyoc, and Cassiua Alley, then agreed that the injunction petitioned for, should go sgaiust bim. In accordance withf the agnepient he del vered to tho court all the telephone iiistruinc its of the Bell patent he had boefr using. : MORlJlLL; WILL ACCEPT. : Boston Friends ofthe Major Say He Will Take tho Pension Office. Boston, September 19. Up to this noon Major Morrill had received no official notice of his appointment as Pension Commissioner. He said to a reporter this' noon: "I don't want the place, and it I should consult my personal ccmiort and interest as well as my personal desires I would not take it. But it is being, pressed on me as a matter of duty. . , "I have received a letter to-day from Genera 1 Corse advising mc to fake the place; also telegrams irora tienerai aircnud, eneral Roe and others.1' Tieie is little doubt in the minds of Morrill lriends that he will acceut the appointment when offered. Kitefler antLthe Coutiuissiotiershlp. The frienda of General Fred Knefler still have hope's that he will be made United States Pension Commissioner. No special el'ort has been made to bring abont his appointment, however, because the people here realize that President laurrison is thoroughly 'acquainted with the General's qualifications for the office, and that any number of petitions, under the circumstances, would be unnecessary. . "I am not an applicant for the position,!' said General Knener to a New reporter this morning. "In fact, 1 do not want the place at U. 1 would have to . sacrifice a good business to accept tne office, and 1 don't think I could afford to do it. I see my name has been mentioned in connection with the position, but! do not think there is any possibility ot the place being tendered tome.' C'U'li Service Chronicle t ltat Ion. The Civil Service Chronicle of to-day (September.! Issue quotes columns of resolutions and opinions from Republican newspaper condemning the civil service law, and over against them set "planks" from four Republican National platforms and from State p atforras demanding civil strtice reform. Tf e Chronicle contains also the questions propounded at the recent Civil Service examination here. Tho spelling examination lor clerks included the following words; . 1 Irregular: 2 Schedule; 8 issuing; 4 Foreign; 5 Beceivj; S Permissible; 7 Correspond nee: 8 Parcels; 9 Accompanying; 10 Transnii-taible; 11 Classification: l'i Initials; 13 Equivalent; 14 Remittance; 1& Merchandise; Is teuperin-Undent : 17 Wrapping; 18 Register; 19 Envelope; 20 Subscription. ' " Dr. G. W. Wagner Dead. : Dr. George W.Wagner died at his home, 112 Peru street, last night, aged seventy-eight. Dr. Wagner came hare over thirty year ago and lectured in College Hall for several seasons on -phrenology, nygieno and kindred subjects, practicing miedcine at the same time. Later he went into the pawn-broking business, but' retired a number of years ago. He waa a man ot considerable intelligence ana quite uircioie as a speaker. Children Who: Wander. Three of the Inmates of the Catholio Orphans' Home, on Vermont street, ran away last night, -and' have managed to keep out of tee way ot tne ponce. . Bud Self, a five-year-old lad, residing at 39 ortn Alabama street, and a companion, yesterday morning followed a band down Wash ington street. Last night at S o'clock Bud was brought home by the police, and at o'clock the other youngster was found asleep at ins museum. . , ' s i Four Cronia Jurors Secured. Chicaoo, September 19. The Cronin jury quest wa resumed this morning, but up to the close of the morning session' no additional jurymen were secured, four, men i were a cepted yesterday. ! 1 '. . One Called, One Left. i The Board of Commissioner thi morning wuiiim .vasfi ka u s. as- fv rw ,s jtuuj uivU the Haughville Marshal. The board refused to appoint John Jackson a constable for Cen ter townsnip. - John. Itenrdont Appointed Receiver. John Reardon was appointed receiver of the plumbing firm of Clark & McGauley by Judge tiowe. tie gave bona in aa.uou. , Charged With hUtahlne; a Man. ' James Mulliken was arrested this afternoon -for using a knife on "Wash' JoneaJast night. - jxe Claims seu-oeieaae. fHV RflS.QFvJ A YFW fl A Vfi IJUOCJLiO A a! Xj uAilU. HE, SUPERVISES PART OF STREET COMMISSIONER'S FORCE. Slpn of the Approaching Election (ncltide I'nwoetel Activity of ' tha Street Forces Other . u Municipal Iolltlca. s -1 Councilman Coy bossing the Street Commissioner's gang, directing that bowldcring be done here, crossings be laid there, holes filed in various peaces, 1 a touching spectacle, indeed. Co v seems to have been running th South Side street department in behalf of himself, Truslcr and others who need to placate their constituents, for several days. Yesterday a street gang .went down tutu cue LIED worK, MrC into the Eighteenth 'Ward to do some repair oy was on hand when the men arrived, and he. immediately proceeded to take them tn charge, keeping ln view all the time the clinching of doubtful vote. . After the city -employes had been working under the Little Boss lor several hours, some ol th Republican in the ward began to object and started to the Street Commissioner' office to enter a protest against Coy being allowed to manipulate the city employes in the Interest of his candidacy. To-day the k.-nng of workmen has been moved out of Sim's ward, but It was allowed to remain there long enough to give Sim an Opportunity to have tho streets repaired ln front of the houses of persons w hose votes he wanted. . . In accordance with the established rule of years, the Street Commissioners' Department Is showing sign of invigorated life just before election. All the gang candidate for Council, whether Democrats or Republicans," must, have the Commissioner give them a little boost before election day, and there wiil be more hustling on the streets during the next three weeks than for the past three months. Truster, of course, will tet all the assistance from the street Tforce he wants, and Markey,-Coy, Burns, Pearson, Finch and others of the. gang will be yimong the 'ones . most favored. Gangs of kt:-eet-cleaners bejjan. to appear all over tho city to-day. One 'crowd is working on North MYridian street, scraping the filth off ot the blick pavement lor the first time in months. Repairing has. also begun there. Another gangii working down on Virginia avenuc.mak-ing its way toward Truster's ward, and still anottk-r ia up on Indiana avenue wit ban eye to Pearson's distress. The pay-roll of the Street Department forthe next three weeks will be interesting. It won't be submitted to the Council until the campaign s fought.and it isn't likely there will be any effort made to keep' it down. i i- ' Pome of-the Republicans of. the Eleventh Ward who don't like -Robert Martindale are circulating all sorts of stories about his candidacy for Council. ; "These stories don't worry me," said Mr. Martindale to a News reporter last evening. "It has been said that I owed my nomination to Stoughton J. Fletcher, arid one or two other persons who live in the Ninth Ward, but who voted at our primary. Of course, it is a lie. Mr. Fletcher did not . know I was a candidate nntil 4 o'clock on the evening of the primary, and then -he begged me to support Thalman. 1 know some ot the Republicans are sore because I am independent in mv Republicanism. I said to them plainly several days ago that if tne vouqeu snouid oe Kepunncau, i would not stand 'by any caucus actiona unless I wanted W. and I aaid emphatically that I would nev-r vote to retain one of the present gang in office. I have also said that f would vote with the Democrats to ayinstate Webster as Chief of the Fire Department, bee use I think his removal was uncalled for Ibav not only said these thing, but I have said that I would just as soon vote for Judite Sullivan as General Coburn, and I would. 1 know these Independent expressions have made some Re- fiublicans mad, but I do not care, I propose o go to Council as the- representative ol the people and not of any party." . b. Davis, candidate lor t. SXinMl In the Foarteenth Word, was asked hi opinion of irancnises. matters and tilings. I believe," said he. ''that the Citv should receive some retur$ for any franchises given out. Iam opposed to ads free franchises that is, I am opposed to the granting of any extensive franchises. There may be some small auatra iu which the parsons asking lor them do not make much money and only want to experiment. Such as these, I believe, should be made free for a short time' too are opposed to repealing , the llouor ordinance?'' i. " i e. sir; i am opposed to repealing It." "How do von explain vonr vote sir Hi nut. the uruiuunce wneu iv was ursi lmroouccd r. ' "I Voted airainst tie suspension of the rules- hut Iiwant to sav that mv vntent no fit-ur because the ordinance could not be passed ht mat meeting anyuow. , . , j -15UI you votoo witn tne Democrat just t&i samer ' t - i "Only against suspend ins- the rule. I said that 1 would vote for the ordinance when ;it was on its passage." "Hut you madenosuch statement publicly. "NO, I said it to a gent'eman who sat next to me. I did not think it necessary to make any public statement at that timeA When the ordinance was tassed 1 voted for it, Of course Mr. Davis did, ..but not (until the Journal denounced him and anncKiirced that it would oppose his re-election, f Ma. Davis voted to tabic the motion to spsptpd the rules lor the purpose of passing the saloon taa increase. i lie also-voted in the negative; with Coy, Markey et al. on the motion to suspend the rules. ' . If the Republican Councilman. Willi am E. Davis, of the Fourteenth Ward, voted with the .Democrats. " If he ever runs for Council again he should be deteated, as .should every one ol the members who have thua aided in beating ont of .V),000 in 'the interests of the saloon-keepers. Whatever Influence the Journal has will be used in assisting to defeat any Republican -member who votes against mis ordinance at any stage ot tne proceed ings." Journal, June t. . - The gang is frowning on Denny 'because they think he has led them blindly into trap. One of the Tin Horns suggested that the following legend be hung on the outer wall of the lodge room of the I. O. T. H Cale Denny's resolution Was a great Institution And made a scoop, scoop, scoop, But now the onginatur Ia a very Small "pertater" A floating in the soup, soup, soup. BAPTIST A LVOC ATE AN KXODUS From tliet Southern States as the So lution of the' Outrage Problem. I The American National Baptist Convention considered the subject pt Southern outrages again yesterday afternoon, and after a very animated discussion resolutions were - passed calling npon the Southern blacks to leave th land ol oppression and come North, where fair treatment is assured, Several sets of resolutions bearing npon the subject were adopted. The most important one, introduced by Rev. Dr. Simmons, of Louisville, Ky., was as follows: Resolved, That we ask the President of the United States to recommend to the United States Congress an appropriation of a.0uo,ou0 to aid the colored people to leave the South. Rev. Walter H. Brooks, lof Washington, D. C. heartily indorsed the resolutions. He said that most of the representative men of the colored race bad left the South to secure Northern Ideas. Speeches were also made by Rev. J. A. Tay'.or, of Richmond, Va. ; Dr. E. K. Love, of Savannah, Ga.; Rev. William Burch, of Cincinnati; Mr. C. S. Morris, of Louisville, and' others, nearly all of whom concurred in the provision of the resolution A letter waa read from O. L. -Proden. Presi dent Harrison's Assistant Secretary, stating that tne President had received th telerram Sent by the convention, em bod vine the reso lutions passed by the General Association of western etates and Territories relative to the mistreatment of negroes in the South, and that the same had been referred to the Attor ney General for attention, - . . Delegates to foreign bodies w ere selected : ' American Baptist Home Mission Hoc let v Revs. M. W. Gilbert, J. E. Jones, D. D. : M Vaun and W. R. pettiford. Southern Baptist Convention Revs. II. C Bailey, 11. M. Bowen, J. H. Garnett and A. F, Owens. American' Baptist Publication Society Rev, E. M. Brawlcy, D. D,; J. R. Temple, Bj D.j SI T. Clanton, B. Vi. and W. H. Steward, Esq. Monroe. Miss Artisoice Gilbert, Mrs. J. a! Garnet and Miss M. ..Cook. Womana' Foreign Mission Society Mrs. L. D. Carey. Mrs. Mamie E. Steward and Mrs. Georgia M. De Bnptiste. American Baptist Missionary Union Revs. W. W. Colley, E. B. Topp, J. A. Ts) lor and W. H. Brooks. . American National Baptist Educational So ciety He vs. liarvey Johnson, D. D.: M. ii Johnson, D. T.; Rev. H. H. Mitchell and C. 11. Parnsh, A. M. The American Publication Society, the last of the church's organtzat tons to hold a con vention here at this time.' is meeting to-day. Not more than twenlyrbve or thirty delegates are present, out tue exercises ar -interesting nevertheless. hour excellent, papers read this morning. Rev. S.. T. Vlaiiton. of New Orleans, discussed the benefit of fc under school work upon the churches; Kev. R, De nactiste. of Galesburg, 111., discussed D- Bominational Sunday-schttol Work and How to Prisecite it;" Rev. R. J. - Temple, of Natchcs. Mis-; "The Printing Preas as aa Evangelizing Agency,' and Kev. O.U. Booth. ot Birmingham. Ala, "The Influence of Society's Wants upon our Ministry, Churches and Schools.' j, The delegates who have participated In th various conventitvns re well pleased with the treatment they have received in Indianapolis. ' . MRS. SELLERS'; MIDNIGHT WALK.' A Constable Starts from Cumberland With Her Curious; Proceed I njrw. . ! The case of the State of Indiana vs. Carri Seller for provoke, by various changes of Venue, finally reached Justice (hop in the Tillage of Cumberland yesterday. It was tried before-a jury from 9. o'clock ln the morning until 1 o'clock this morning, when the jury disagreed snd wa discharged. The Justice demanded a new bond, witn freehold security, but Mrs, Sellers, baring no friends there, wa unable to give it. A com-' mitment wa Issued and placed in. the bands of a Constable. The Constable could not hire a' rig, and at 1 o'clock this morning he started' on foot with Mr. Seller for thi city. They had gone about three miles, when a messenger overtook them with the request that they return and the case would be dis missed Mrs. Sellers and the Constable re turned in a bugry driven by the woman's attorneys who bad lollowed along the National . itoad behind the officer and Bis lair prisoner. The rase was dismissed, nd Mrs. Sellers re turned home this morning. It Is claimed there were illegal proceedings had, and damage suits are threatened- I At one time, while th lury was deliber ating, Mr Sellers' attoruey ws arrested on the ground that he wa trying lo get. the prisoner awav, but when it was ahowa that h nd MraL Seller were only intending to rid bout town, the attorney was released. THOMPSON-1IOUSTOX x COMPANY Golibies Up Severn! Electric Organl- Katlous Besides the Jennoy. i Some two weeks ago it was announced that the Indianapolis Jenney Klcctric Light Com pany had been to all practical purposes ab sorbed by the Thompson-Houston Company, of New York. Later developments tend not only to confirm this but to indicate that the Thompson-Houston Company is gobbling up -similar j manufactories in various parts of the country. It has purchased the Ft. Wayne Jenney Company's plant, and the works at this place will be consolidated with it at Ft.'. Wayne. The removal will begin immediately.) Brainard Itorison, Manager of the company here, will move with his family to that city, where he will become Secretary of the new company, which has a paid-up capital of ta.uui.oou. Mr. Rorison and his family bay been closely identified with the business and social life of Indianapolis lor many yrars. V l II, 1 cii-vif IV Villi IWUIVB. DniLU IIIC 1 II 0 ,11 ii k son-Houston people have absorbed lately, are tne t anderpoele or Chicago. Kxcelsior of Brooklyn, the Schusler of Connecticut, the. (sun oi Massachusetts and the American of New tork Citv. This combination is said to have a capital of f 13,000,000. 1 IXUI1DUAL MEXTIU, ' . C. E. McKlm. Chief Train Dispatcher of th Pittsburg U Wheeling Railroad, la In the city. John v ocrier qa succeeded Joan K. Leonard i agenbaaV the rKtna and other companies represented by him. Mr. Balck, the violtrsist, engaged by the" . School of Music, will eater upon his labor for that institution Monday, Septem ber 80. ReV. W. H. Wydman. ha returned-from a trip to Northern Michigan. Hi health is un-imiiroved, and he think after all la sstd Indianapolis is as healthful a place as he caa nnd, . w. ' - . State Treasurer Leincke will aa to New YorV- Saturday with Indstna bond to the amount ofi700,(W0 in hi "grip-sack." They will be transferred to Lake Bros., the purchasers, and thereafter the cash will be at the disposal of the State. Professor W. F. Black, formerly pastor of Central Christian 4 hurch. Indianapolis, ha accepted a call to the pas to rare of the Central Church of Christ, Chicago. Professor Black . nas been engaged, in evahgelical labors Kit tome time past., - . Colonel Oraamii R. Fvler. Inanratina Horn. Imissloner of Connecticut, passed through thi city yesterday and stopped a low hours to look up the condition of property in this city belonging to Connecticut insurance companies. He was on his way home from tha National Convention of State Insurance Com, missibners, which met at Denver. Snatching the Iend Wumnn's Belonging. Yesterday, a few minutes after the violent . death of Mrs. Wilson, some of her rela tives began gathering op her trinket and taking charge of the money and property in the store, in spite of the protests of the dead ' woman' husband and Coroner Wagner. The Coroner 1 his morning severely denounced the persons who had acted so hastily, especially fiersuu win, wiu n-fsinra 10 nave isiea two ring from the dead woman's hand belore the body was hardly cold. "It is simply out-ragous.Tsaid Dr.Wagner. "I have addressed a letter to tho Superintendent ot Police asking him to take charge"- of all property under such circumstances as this until the Coroner can arrive." . - i , Scanrialon Conduct In the Park. A man calling himself William - Jones wa arrested yesterday by Patrolmen Hostettler and John.Reid for outrageous conduct in Uni-ersity Park. This morning two ladies appeared against htm arid he was fined 125, and "nt lo the Work House for thirty pays. The fallow waa at one time a traveling man in this city. Ha came from Kvansville last June, since which time he has lived on lllihols street. His profn'r name is Hazclrigg. - . Fee Jttt For the Attorney General. Attorney General Mlchener says there is a misunderstanding about the claim' which he has made against Marion County for $3,000. It is not for fee for him, he explains, but an en- . tlrely different matter. Certain county officer took that sum at fees for the collection of the tuition lund, winch was. contrary to law, and. he (the Attorney General) is now endear oring to reclaim the money from Marion County on behalf of the Htate. rThe hit nut ion la London. London, "September 1 9 The situation st tbs docks is more quiet thisnornlug, and affairs' are -rapidjyj assuming tieir. normal aspect. The attitude taken by toe Lord Mayor and Cardinal Manning, with reference to the riot- , ous demonstration by some of the men has J bad an excellent eflect npon the dock laborer, ' who are accepting the position and working with the non-union men. - . Tin per Commandery's Preparations. Raper Commandery, K. T., met last-night and completed the details of Its trip to Washington on the 6th -of next month. The Coipmandry'expects to make the best appearance of Any attending the National conclave. - Amusements. ' v ' Donnelly' latest farce-comedy, ''Mamma,' will be given to-night at the Grand, with Amy ' I Ames, Frank Deshon, and th original Metro politan Company. The engagement 1 for three nights, with matinee. The Burton combination continues at the Park. , A Medium Under Arrest. Edward Martin, the "spiritualistic medium" at the Eden Musce and Edward Hamlin, a general roustabout, were arrested last evening by Officer Garber for the, theft of an overcoat and some fancy glass toys from Professor Jukes, the glass-blower. Mr. Ilaiiord Goes to Deer Park. WASRiaoTON, September It. Mr. E. W, Hal-ford, the President's Private , Secretary, left Washington Ibis morning for Deer Park to join the President. He Was accompanied by tin. Halford and Mia Wanauiaker A Sign ot Approaching Winter. The advance fouriers of the vagrant band' who lodge at the station house during tha winter, last night presented themselves sure forerunners of chilly weather. Six vagrants occupied the "bum room." C ri3.VMx.Year-01d Boy Lost.. L Victor Judah, the six-year-old son of J M. Judah, was lost at; noon to-day ingoing from the Classical School. His home at present la at his i grandfather's. Dr. P. U. Jameson. Robbery Is a N-nooi Charge-. Andrew Vanmcter. a colored man.rharwed with robbery in Military Park, waived a pre liminary examination in-ia morning and was iieid in l,l) bond. . Two Girls find a New Horn, ; Lottie Carney and Dora Fltipatrick. girlg who robbeda Chinese laundrvman, were aent to the Reformatory by Judge 'irvm thi after- Ieaf avad Ihuiib Nrhnoi Opening. The Deaf and Dumb Institute opened ye, terday with an attendance of 175. ( I

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