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( ESTABLISHED Iq.NO. ) ( J. 11. KSTILL, Editor and Proprietor. ( NEW HOME RULE SCHEME. A CLAIM THAT THE LIBERALS HAVE ACCEPTED IT. Ireland Given a National Legislature and Executive—No Separation of Ulster- Irish Members to Continue to Sit in Parliament—The Powers of the Imperial Government. London, Aug. 3. —The laud bill passed through the committee stage in the House o! Commons this forenoon. Sir Goorgo Trevelyan’s victory continues to bo of ab sorbing interest. The London and provin cial Conservative newspujiers agree in say ing that the election is an ominous fact, anil that it would be unwise to attempt to ignore or 'extenuate its significance. The Glad stoninn papers aro confident that an imme diate general election would result in the return of a home rule majority. The same view is shared by the Ministerial ists, which fact leads to a free expression of opinion that the government, being sure of a compact majority during tho run of the present Parliament, will not risk dissolution until the end of the natural term, live years hence, when Mr. Gladstone will probably be dead, or his powers weakened. “Time is on our side,” is an argument of the Unionist mpers. Another argument is, “there is no reason why the Ministers need appeal to the country duriug the next five years.” A NEW HOME RULE SCHEME The Pall Mall Go ref to publishes anew home rule scheme purporting to have been accepted by tho Littoral leaders. This scheme gives Ireland a national legislature anu executive. There is to be no separation of Ulster. The Irish members will continue to sit in the imperial Parliament in their present numbers. The powers of the Irish Parliament shall he delegated, matters to he controlled in Dublin being clearly defined and also subject to revision by the imperial Parliament. The appointment of Judges to tvtuuiu in office fifteen years is to be vested in the itu|tcrial government and afterwards vested in the Irish government. The police arete be similarly treated. Customs and excise arc to remain under imperial control. The proportion of tho Irish quota to the imperial expenditure shall not be more than one-fifteenth. The land question is left to the Irish Parliament. DOUBT WHETHER IT IS OFFICIAL It is doubtful whether this statatement is official. The statement is valuable, how ever, as indicating the line of the amended Silky of Messrs. Morley, Trevelyan anil aicourt, which probably was assented to by Mr. Gladstone and is satisfactory to the Liberals generally. The manifesto of the Prohibition party convokes a temperance convention in London to organize an effort to elect, to Parliament and to municipal councils only such candidates as favor prohibition. After the debate on the report stage of the land bill on Friday, there wiil a general ex olus of members of Parliament. A ma jority of the Parnellites are arranging to leave next week. The whips fix the proro gation lor Aug. 25. Katkoff fa Funeral. Paris, Aug. 3.—Paul Deroulede will repn sent the French Patriotic League at the fuuerul of M. Katkoff. THE PAPER TO BE CONTINUED. Moscow, Aug. 3.—Many notable persons are arriving hero for the purpose of attend ing the funeral of M. Katkoff, which will take place on Saturday next. The heirs of M. Katkoff will continue to publish the Mos cow Gazette and will retain its present staff. Weakness of the Ameer. Calcutta, Aug. 3. —The Ameer of Afghanistan's t renerals, Haidar anil Hikau der Khan, have withdrawn all their troops to Keint i-Ghilzie. This action indicates that they consider their forces too weak to keep the open field against tho rebels. England’s Timidity Exposed. London, Aug. 3.—The bill to allow the construction of a tunnel under the English cluumel, which was reintroduced in the House of Commons by Sir Edward VVatkin, "as rejected this afternoon by a vote of 158 to 101. Two Spies Arrested. Lemhuro, Aug. 3. —A Frenchman and a Russian have been arrested hero oua charge of being spies. They confess that they have hvii reporting the state of the military de femes to the Russian government. 1 o Come Out of the People. Brukselk, Aug. 3. —The tribune at Clmrltroc has awarded M. Buudonx $175,000 ouinuges for the destruction of his glass works, which wero burned during the riots at Jumel. Cholera Invades Malta. boxnoN, Aug. 3. —There have been five cits s of cholera ami one fit nth from the (ksoa.se at Malta. Ten days quarantine •Tfuiust that place bus boon established at Gibraltar. Riots Among the Mines. ' IKnxa, Aug. 3.—An extensive strike of miners in Bohemia has led to numerous jiuts Troops have been sent to the scene, twelve riotoi-s have been arrested. Abolishing an Abuse. Rri ssels. Aug. 3. —The Chamber of puties has adopted a bill abolishing the CLteniof faying workmen in factories ill Kuouj instead of money. Stokers Striko 1 iknva Aug. 3. —The stokers on the um rian Lloyd steamers have gone out on ‘Critic. They complain of irregular em ployment. Russia’s Candidate. R n noon. Aug. 3, — Russia proposes Gen. if llll ' 1 ’ Itucritiiikky us sole ageui < 4 Bulgaria. proposal is not regurdcil favorably at Emigration from Germany. Auir. 3.—-During tho first half of 1 ' “,181 persons emigrated from Gor against 40,51)7 during tho first luilf A Hurricane in Austria. Aug. B.—A hurrioano has de 7°** yards of railway at Olniutz. e break will stop traffic a fortnight. Intensely Hot at Pesth. L., |; ' TI, i Aug. B.—The heat here is intense, x een policeuion were disabled yesterday 'Ui.stroke. Troops to be Sent to Maasowah. .Ron*, Aug. 3.—Ten thousand froofw will ** ,, b Msssowah In the autumn. Short in Hlo Accounts. , Tcrk, Aug. B.—A wx-cial from Ji y , Y., says: “At a meeting of tbo “"‘“fTnwtoreof the New Yoik Holdlei-s’ •.'Halters' Home yesterday Trcsratrer a, Wn “ arm-teii His a<*couiifi> are #9,000 ' ’ L which friendj hare trade good.” CATHOLIC TEETOTALERS. Opening the Convention With a High Mass. Philadelphia, Pa., Aug. B.—Tho dele gates to tho seventeenth General Convention of the Catholic Total Abstinence Union of America, before entering upon business, proceeded in a body to the cathedral to en gage in tho solemn services of high mass. Ihe delegates numbered about 400, and among them wore many of tho reverend clergy, who are active members of tho total abstinence societies. Archbishoi) Hyau was the celebrant of pontifical high nines. Bishop Moore, of St. Augustine, Fla., occu pied a seat within the chancel. Tho music of tho muss was finely rendered, and when all tho lights were ablaze, tho scene present ed was one of unusual brilliancy. The ser mon was preached bv Rev. James M. Cleary, of Kenosha, Wis., President of tho Catholic Total Abstinence Union of Amer ica, who took the place of Bishop Ireland, of Minnesota. The latter wax unavoidably detained at homo, and only at the Inst mo ment was it learned that he could not be present. opening the session. • The convention met at the Walnut Street Theatre at 2 o’clock and was called to order by the President, Rev. James Cleary, who opened the session with prayer. Reports were presented from subordinate unions after which T. V. Powderly, who entered tho theatre, wax recolvocf with much applause, and a motion to suspend the order of business and listen to Mr. Pow derly was adopted. That gentleman, how ever, said that ho merely appeared to gratify the desire of the delegates to see him, and that he would speak at the public meeting at tho Academy of Music in tho evening. The report of General Secre tary Nolan showed that there were now affiliated with the general uuion twenty two subordinate unions and fifty detached societies. During tho year there have been admitted 140 societies and 235 wero dropixxl, leaving the present number at 757 with a membership of 50,934, mi iuerau.se of 6,891, Several letters of regret wero read and in vitations received and accepted to visit various places of interest. a telegram to the pope. On motion of Rev. J. T. County, the fol lowing telegram, signed l,y the President, was directed to lie sent to Pope Leo XIII:< “The seventeenth general convention of the Catholic Total Abstinence Union of America, deeply grateful for the encourage ment given to total abstinence by the recent brief, asks again your fatherly blessing in its work.” The Committee on Credentials reported 342 delegates in attendance. After the appointment of committees on constitutional amendments and resolutions, the convention adjourned until to-morrow morning. the night’s speeches. Fully 3,000 people crowded tho Academy of Music this evening, one-third of the audience consisting of ladies. On the plat form were seated many ol' the visitors and invited guests of the union. Among these, aside from the speakers of the evening, were Secretary Litchman, of the Executive Board of the Knights of Labor: John W. Hayes, of the Executive Board of the Knights of Labor; State Senator McAlecr; Rev. J. J. Eltvx-k. of Philadelphia; and Rev. P. A. McKenna, of Marlboro, Mass. The speeches of the evening were characterized by a wide range of thought on the temperance question, and considering the condition of the mercury, were marked by acceptable brevity. The address of Rev. Thomas J. Conaty, of Wor cester, Maas., rel erred particularly to the progress of the Irish race in the Northeast. The Boston of to-day, he said, was not the Boston of Winthrop, but the Boston of the O’Briens and Collinses. The Irish there had made a record of which they might well be proud, and they were deter mined now to be sober men, and to be in tlieir lives what God destined they should be. Master Workman Powderly, of the Knights of Labor, in the course of his remarks, stated that he had never tasted intoxicating liquor. Ho had been among all nationalities, and had always found that tho one great curse of life was intemperance. Wherever ho found mis fortune and sorrow he could trace its source to liquor. Among the speakers were Rev. Walter Elliott, of New York; Hon. J. P. Thompson, of Louisville, Ky.; Rev. Patrick Corrigan, of Hoboken, N. J., and John O’Brien, of Stillwater, Minn., President of the State Union, who brought the evening's addresses to a close in an ear nest appeal in behaif of temperance. SINKING OF THE EARTH. . Terrorized Negroes Flee from the Vicinity Leaving Tlieir Effects. Chicago, Aug. 3.—A special from Evans ville, Ind., referring to tho Kinking of tho land in Trigg county, Ky.. since the earth quake Monday night, says: About mid night everybody was awakened by a sharp shock and "had Barely jumped to t heir feet when the earth with a shaking, dizzy mo tion suddenly sank 5 feet, carrying the houses and the terrified negroes with it. The scenes that ensue I baffled description. The negroes fell on tlieir knees and in frenzied tones prayed the I xird to save them. Others Began shouting and praying to the Almighty, and ever and anon casting an up ward glance to sec if clinriotx of fire were not descending. Added to this Dniideino nium was the intense darkness which per vaded. the ns sal being completely obscured Bv lieuvv bluck clouds, which hung very low mid like u pall over the doomed district. Rumblings were hoard from tuo depths lielow, which gradually became louder, and numerous springs hidden for years suddenly found opening, and Began to bubble upward in cimstnntlv increasing streams. The terri fied inhabitants, not stopping for household poods or chattels, rushed away from the doomed spot, and some of them are still putting as much distance Between them and the sinking laud as possible. The loss to property is incalculable. A largo area of corn ana tobacco is a total loss. GLKNN’f 1 BILL BERATED. A Mixed Meeting at Boston Declares It Unconstitutional. Boston, Aug. 3.— A largo-meeting of white and colored citizen* was held this evening in the North Russell (Street Metho dist Episcopal church, to protest against the enactment of the bill recently passid by the Georgia House of Representatives prohibit ing tho miugling of white and black pupils in the same school. Addresses were made by the llev. Dr. Woodworthy, trustee of Atlanta University, agaiust which it is said the bill is principally aimed, and E. C. Ouripuix of tiio State Hourd of Education. Resolutions w ere adopted declaring tbe bill unconstitutional and likely to call down tho judgment of heaven upon the heads of tho people of Georgia. Puok Cull < on tho President. Washington, D. C., Aug. B—Joeeph KepplT of Fuck, called on the Pre-mlont to-dav It is stated that Mr. Koppler aak.sl tlio Vrendeiit whether anv complaint* against Eugene Higgins hiui liecn brought to bis attention as yet, and that tho I rosi <V**!t replied that none had been. SAVANNAH, GA., THURSDAY, AUGUST 4, 1887. HARI) HAP AT FAIHCHII.D. IOWA VETERANS DENOUNCE HIS PALSY SPEECH. The President's Veto of the Dependent Pension Bill Commended--Gon. Rose crane Entrusted With tho Dolivory of the Resolutions to the President and Commissioner Black. Washington, Aug. 3.—Gen. Bosecnms recently received from Charles Whitehead, chairman of the Committee on Resolutions of the National Veterans’ Association, Des Moines, la., copies of resolutions adopted by tliut association repudiating the utter ances of certain members of tho Grand Army of tho Republic in connection with the proposed visit of tho President to St. Louis while the Graud Army of the Re public encampment is in progress there, commending the President’s veto of tho dependent pension bill and condemning the efforts of thoso who soolc by the captured flag episode “to rekindle the flumes of sectional hate and contention us unmanly, unpatri otic, and meriting the eoutompt of intelli gent men." The resolutions also compli ment Gen. Black's administration of the Pension Office. Gen. Roeecrans was re quested to deliver copies of these resolutions to both the President and Gen. Black. presented to the president. To-day lie called on the President, and in presenting them said: Ms. PsKiiinitNT At tho request of the Nation al Veterans’ Association, of Deis Moines, la.. In muxs convention assembled on the lfith day of July ult., 1 have the honor to present to you this ensjroesod copy of resolutions then passed, declaring the views of thoso veterans respect ing the attempts of certain officers anil mout hers of the society of the Grand Army of the Republic to prevent the President of tlio United States from accenting tho hospitalities tendered to him by the city of St. Louis on the occasion of the meeting of tho National En campment ol' the Grand Army of the Republic, which had voted to become her guests. Asa member of that society It affords me pleasure to perform this doty, and to state my concur rence in the sentiments expressed in those reso lutions. I am pleased to say that I believe the general tenor of these resolutions is in accord with the views and feelings of a vast majority of tho members of the Grand Army of tbe Remihllo us to the loyal respect due the Chief Magistrate of tho Union, and as to the impropriety of denouncing him for doing wbut ho believes to be his official duty. I feel equally assured that those senti ments will command the assent of that much larger body of Union soldiers now belonging to the society of the Grand Army of the Republic who are surviving members of the real Grand Army of tho Republic, which, after hating saved the nation s life, dissolved uud Joined the great industrial body which assures the weulth, glory and prosperity of our country. CLEVELAND PLEASED. President Cleveland replying to Gen. Rosecrnns said: Without reading the resolutions presented by you in such a gratitling manner, I bane only to say that, judging from the tenor of your re marks the action of the veterans mentioned is in the direction of acknowledging the duty which devolved upon them as veterans to em phasize the value of their services in the field by patriotic services at home, and to demonstrate the same bravery shown In bat tle by courage no less conspicuous when called upon to defend and maintain the freedom and patriotism which in peace is tho sufetv of American institutions. Understanding this to be the case and purpose of the resolutions I am glad to receive them at your hands. Mr. Whitehead, in his letter to Gen. Rose erans, asks the General to present these resolutions in the name of at least 10,000 ex- Union soldiers of lowa. DR. SAUNDERS INDIGNANT. He Did Not Run Away to Avoid Holding Examinations. Birmingham, Aug. 3.—The dispatch sent out from Huntsvillo, last night, to the As sociated Press, contains several erroneous statements concerning Dr. William H. Saunders, of the State Board of Color Blind Examiners. The dispatch stated that Dr. Saunders had abandoned his work of examining men at Stevens and run away to Birmingham. He Is here to-day, and is indignant at the position in which the dis patch places him. He states, and his as sertion is corroborated by all tbe members of the board, that he was summoned by tel egram to attend a meeting of tho board which was held to-day to dispose of a number of doubtful cases involving color blindness and defective sight. Dr. Saunders admits that there is great reluctance to comply with the law in the northern part of the State. lie declares that there were only about 4,(XX) men in the State to be examined, 3,500 of whom had at tended, and only about 4 (ter cent, of these failed to obtain certificates. Most of the railroad men in the State refuse to pay the foe of $3 per candidate allowed the examiner by law. CANADA’S FISHERIES. An Amicable Settlement of the Trouble Expected Soon. Chicago, Aug. 3. —A special from Otta wa. Out., says: The Deputy Minister of the Fisheries informed tho Times corre spondent last night that an order had boon issued by the government releasing, on cer tain condition of their paying a mere nominal fine, all the American fishing schooners recently seized within the alleged prescribed three mile limit. There is evidently something in the wind, anil developments toward an amica ble settlement of the fishery trouble are daily being received by the officials of the department. It is evident that a climax has lieen reached, and that an amicable set tlement of the great fishery troubles is in the near future. FIRE’S RAVAGES. $250,000 Worth of Property De stroyed at Evansville. Evansville, Ind., Aug. 3. —Fire this morning destroyed the lumber yard of the Armstrong Company with 8,000,000 feet of lumber, Armstrong’s saw mill, stable* arid two dwellings, and the lumber yard of John A. Itettzer & Hon with some 5,(XX1,000 feet of lumber, fifteen cars of grain on the Peoria, Decatur arid Evansville railroad, and a large warehouse containing tolmcco. grain mid general merchandise. The total loss is $250,0 >*). The insurance is 1100,000. A Severe Storm at Louisville. Louisville, Aug. 8. —A severe wind, rain and hail storm swept, over thi* city yes terday morning. It rained in torrents und large hai ; stones fpff. covering tho street. The storm is thought to have lieen local ns no damage is re;sorted from the Htuto. The ferry wharf was swept away and lodged at the gate on tho falls. A ferrv boat was blown into the river and run aground on the Indiaua side, no groat damage lieing done. Some coal Burges went adrift and sunk. INve fiersons in the city were severely shocked by lightning, and several roofs were blown off. A STORM IN MISSISSIPPI. New Orleans, Aug. 3.—A terrific hail and rain storm swept across YuUobush county, MiKs.. yesterday afternoon, leveling both cotton and corn to the ground. Tho young corn in almost totally dustrovod. INTEREST ANTICIPATED. Secretary Fairchild Issues an Impor tant Circular. Washington, Aug. 3.—Tho following Treasury circular was issued by Secretary Fairchild to-day: “By- virtuo of the authority contained in section 3,099 of tho Revised Statutes of the United States, notioo is hereby givou that interest due Sept, land Die. 1. 1887, on tho per cent, bonds of tho .United States, Got. 1, 1887, and Jan. 1, 1888, on 4 per cent, bonds, and Jan. 1, 1888, on bonds issued in aid of the Pacific railroads, will !>e prepaid on and after Aug. 15, 1837, with re bate at tbe rate of 3 jior cent. ]H*r annum on tho amounts prepaid. Tho coupons duo on the abovo specified dates may l>o pre sented for prepayment at tho Treasury of Bio United States in Washington, or ut the office of any Assistant Treasurer of tho United States. Applications for pnqxiy ment of interest on registered liouus may lie made to tho Secretary of tho Treasury in tho form prescribed. Registered bonds, upon which interest has boon prepaid, may be transferred upon tho books of tho department in the usual man ner, if aceompmied by a roloaso signed by now owners of all claim to prepaid interest, and the department will furnish to the owners, on application, a certificate that, tho interest on tlieir bonds hax or has not lieen prepaid, as tho ease may bo “Notice is also givon that in pursuance of the previsions of suction 3,694 of the Revised Statutes proposals for the sale to tho gov ernment of United States 4>£ per cent, bonds of 1801, uots of July 14, 1870, nud Jan. 20, 1871, to bo applied to the sinking fund will lie received and opened at tho office of the Secretary of the Treasury in Washington, at noon, on Wednes day, Aug. 10, 1887, and on each Wednesday thereafter until further uotice. Proposals should state tho specific character of tho bonds offered, whether registered or coupons, and must, lie for the sale of tlio Bonds with accrued interest to and including the day of sale, whether the interest thereon has or has not been prtqieid; and adjustment of prepaid interest on bonds purchased under this circular will be made when payment, for the bonds is made. The right is reserved to reject any or all pro posals for the sale of bonds if it is thought to bo for the interest of tbo government to do so." Beerutary Fairchild said this afternoon, in explanation of his action offering to an ticipate interest on the public debt and to purchase bonds, that he did it simply be cause he regarded it as the best thing that could be done under the circumstances. Tho purchase of bonds, he said, is for the pur pose of providing for tho sinking fund, and anticipation of interest is for the purpose of gotting rid of the surplus. The latter operation, he said, is only what any good Business inun would do to discount his obligations. Anticipation of interest is one of two means given to the Secretary of tho Treasury for disposing of surplus funds, and he regarded it as the cheapest and most advantageous. The interest covered by the circular amounts to $223,107 84. It is impossible just now to state tho exact amount of the rebate. The sinking Tund requirements ill amount to about SB6,(XX).OOu in addition .) $20,030,000 of 3 |>er cent. txmds already applied. The surplus, said Secretary Fairchild, can lie put out only through tho eo-oiK-ration of the bondholders ami if they do not accept, the terms of the proposition made to them it would seem that they are not in very great need of money. MEETING OF THE CABINET. Oakview the Bcene of Deliberations and Hospitality. Washington, Aug. 3.—A meeting of the Cabinet was held last evening at the Presi dent’s cottage at Oakview. It was attended by all the members except Secretary Bayard and Attorney General Garland. The former is out of the city uud the latter is not in good health. The meeting was precoded by a dinner at which the President prodded. Itis impossible to learn the object of the meet ing. Secretary Lamar and Postiuustor Gen eral Vilas remained at Oakview all night as the guests of the President. Cabinet meet ings will not Ik* held regularly during the summer. It is thought that when they ure found necessary they wiil lie held at Oak view. Attorney General Garland will leave to-morrow for a six wtoks vacation at his home in Arkansas. LANGBTON’S DEFENSE. Tho Physicians All Confident That It is a Case of Murder. Petersburg, Va., Aug. B.—Tho only witness examined in the Langston-Ktiftlu murder trial to-day was Dr. R. D.Mcllwaino, who was kept continuously on the stand, with tho exception of a recess taken for dinner, from 9 o’clock in the morning until 7 o’clock at night. Ruffin was Dr. Mell waine’s patient. His testimony related first to his treatment, then to tho post mortem and the facts revealed thereby, and then as to the general eourso and treatment of gun shot wounds. Tho jury appeared weary with the two days mass of export testi mony, and there is likely to be two or three days more of it before the evidence for the defense is introduced. The court to-night tiKiK under advisement a motion ninde by the commonwealth's nttornoy to employ h stenographer to take down evidence and facilitate the trial. The jury is eveuly divided as to color, and while practically they are kept together the white and colored men eat at different tables and sleep in different rooms. TWELVE BURIED ALIVE. The Walla of a Burned Elovator Un expectedly Topple Over. Minneapolis, Aug. 3. —TheHt. Anthony elevator in the eastern suburbs of tho city was burned July 19,and since the settlement wus made with the insurance companies a large force of men have lieen employed re moving damaged wheat. To-day twelve men were engaged in shoveling away gndu from the south wall of tho elevator, behind which in the bottom ot the bins was still a great mass of wheat, and without warning tho wall yielded to the outward pressure und the great stone structure fell over iiisin the men. It was several hours before any bodies wen* recovered. Then six were taken out, one of whom cannot Ns identified. An additional victim A. Erickson, yet alive, was removed to his home. MISS HOLMES-SET FREE. She Will Tell the Government About the Fidelity’* Affaire. Cincinnati, 0., Aug. 3.—Miss Josio Holmes, late exchange clerk of the Fidelity National Bank, who lias iioen In jull in de fault of bail in the sum off 10,000 on n charge of aiding and übettmg K. L. liar por in committing offenses against the national banking law,., was to-day released upon her own recognizance, upon ris-om uicndution of District Attorney Bui net It is understood that Mu* Holmes Ims lit lost agreed to give the government the advan tage of tier knowledge of the Inside work ins* of the Fidelity National Bank. A LIVELY TIME IN COURT. BOODLER WREN RAGES AT BEING CALLED A PERJURER. Ho Repeatedly Calls the Assistant State's Attorney a Liar -Tho Judge Also Grows Excitod at the Accused’s Contempt of Court -The Defense Pleads the Statute of Limitation. Chicago, Aug. 3. —The defeuse hi tho boodle trial rested tlieir case this morning. Practically, no testimony was produced on behalf of the accused except a general de nial from each of them and evidence ns to their previous good charnotor. Judge Jami son immediately limited tho lawyers to two hours each In ploodlug, and the speeches be gan. Tho first, address was made by Assistant State’s Attorney Walkor. It was a terrific excoriation of the defendants, particularly of Commissioner Wren. As Mr. Walker went on with his denunciation of Wren, the faeo of the huge defendant grow pale with anger uud pulsion. Ho tried to smile at first, but gradually his brew became overcast, and when Mr. Walker alluded to the fact in tlio record that Wren had forged Mr. Walker’s name to a bill for buggies supplied to the county by him (Wren) under Mr. Walker’s name he turned round, and, pointing to Mr. Wren, said, solemnly; “And when ho said in court that ho did not know his own writ ing when his forgery was placed under his eyes he |KU'jured himself. Don Wren is a perjurer." “You’re a liar I" camo thundering from the defendant's corner, and the ponderous Commissioner reso steaming with passion. Instantly oil was in commotion. Mr. Walker’s face turned crimson uud his eyes sparkled like lire. “Yes,” ho cried, “I repoat it—Dan W ren, you're a perjurer I” “kou’ru a liar; you’re a liar," yelled Wreu, os with clenched hands and teeth he ad vanced toward the State's advocate. But now it was Judge Jameson’s turn. “Oouao this moment,” exclaimed tho court the moment the interruption came from Wren, und lie hit tlio desk a blow with his hands. When Wren repeated iiis insulting remarks the Ju.lgo turned pale and then turned rod. “Don’t let uie hoar another word out of your mouth, Wren,” he thun dered, and in another moment Wren hud been forced into liis seat by a pair of Builiffs At once Wren's attorney, Col. Mumi, sprung to hie feet und tried to address the court. Tho oourt, angrily and decisively—l will hoar nothing. Uo on Mr. Walker. Col. Munn—lf tlio court please— The Court—l won’t hoar any speech from the counsel or anybody. Goon Mr. Walker. Col. Munn (excitedly)— If the courtpleose, Ido not want to make any speech; I want to exercise our right of making an explana tion to the remarks of Mr. Walker. The Court —Well, take your exceptions without making any speech alsjut it. Go on Mr. Walker. The speuker renewed his assertion that Wren had repeatedly committed perjury. Once more Wren struggled to his feet in the hands of the Bailiff, and, glaring sav agely at Walker again, exclaimed: “You’re a liar, anil you know it,” and then rushed out of the conrt room. Mr. Walker, who hud never flinched, con tinued his remarks, closing with a fervent appeal to the jury to do their duty, uphold the law uud send each of the defendant* down to the penitentiary for throe years. Col. Munn replied for the defense. He made no reference to the Wren incident, further than to say that Mr. Wulker was at limes so frenzied tliut he did not know whut he vi ns saying. The Colonel’s argument ex tended until the close of tho court, his best noint Ring an assertion that at least five of the defendants were entitled to acquittal under the statutes of limitation. REPUBLICAN HUMOR Bradley Claims to be Elected Gov ernor Over Buckner. Louisville, Aug. 3.—Tho Courier- Journal's returns from sixty four legislative district* show the election to tho House of forty-nine Democrats, thirtoon Republicans, one Prohibitionist and one Union I.a Bor candidate. There are thirty-six districts yet to hear from, which will largely increase the Democratic list. Itot urm from Monday’s election come In very slowly. Unofficial reports from 50 out of 119 counties show a Democratic loss of 7,000 ns compared with Cleveland’s ma jority. which was 84,000. Atthis rate Buck ner’s plurality will bo between 20,000 and 80,000. BRADLEY CLAIMS TO IIE ELECTED. Lexington, Kv„ Aug. 3.—A private dis patch from W. O. Bradlev to-day says: “I am elected Governor of Kentucky By 5,0(X) majority.” This indicates the Republican claims us to the result of tlio election Un til to-day tbe Republicans conceded the election of Buckner on a small majority. Reports are in from all counties with tele graphic communication. The Democratic loss as compared with the voto of four yearn ago in nearly fifty counties lias lieen fully IK,(XX). The counties to hour from are nearly nil Republican. Counting them as such and Lining an esti mate on tbe liest attainable figures, Gen. Buckner’s majority will not be less tlian 18,(XX). HALSTEAD’S HILARITY. Cincinnati, Aug 3 A Louisville spe cial received at midnight says that news from seventy-three counties’ show gains of 24,000 for Bradley, the R publican can didate for Governor, and that the remain ing counties, which are more strongly Republican will probably elect, him if the proportion of gain holds out. Fox. tho Prohibitionist, will probably get 14,(XX) votes. The Democrats have reduced tho claim to 8,000 majority for Buckner. Only tin* official count can relieve tlio pres ent uncertainty. IHKKNER’S MAJORITY. Louisville, Aug. 4, 1 a. m.— ITheCnvrler .Journal lias unofficial returns from fifty six counties. These returns show a loss from Cleveland'* majority (34,349) of 7,710. If this rub* of gains and femes continues the Democratic loss will Be 18,850, leaving Buck ner a majority over Bradley of 21,080 AN Li I C TION RIOT. Two or Three Mon Killed and Fur ther Bloodshed Anticipated. Louisville, Aug. B.—Report* are re ceived from Manchester, Clay county, in the southeastern corner of the State, dis tant from telegraphic communication, that a riot occurred in Monday's election in which six men were killed. Concerning the tight, a special to-night says: “The difficulty arose sisiut u negro’s vote, and it fight ensued between I). VV White, J. G.* White, Ben White, and A. J. Hacker and Dale Little. Hacker Was shot anil instantly killed N. W. White and ; Little were both seriously wounded. It I* | reported that the friends of Imtb parties are aroused und armed, and trouble is exported. It is reported that u negro was also killed and his body thrown into a creak. The White* are lUpuhlicaus and liockar is a Democrat ” INMAN IN THE CENTRAL. Tbo Report of a Sale of a Large Block of Stock Confirmed. New YohK, Aug. 3.—TUb reports of the sale to John H. Imnun of about 10,006 s! loros of Georgia Central stock aro con firmed by tlio buad of tbo syndicate which bought ooutrol of the property at tbe lust olcotion. It was stated oil tho street that the sale was the result of trouble in tho syn dicate, and that IJio stock was sold at very low figures. At the office of Mr. Inman it was stated that, he left the city Friday and would he gone about a week, but ills brother con firmed tho report of tho sale, lie said: “Mr. luuiuii has Bought a largo block of tho stock. What price was paid and who the seller Is 1 do not fuel at liberty to say.’’ The only members of tho syndicate In this city to-day deny that the syndicate has gone to pieces, but statu instead that Mr. Inman lias simply bought an Interest in it. The departure of Vico President 11. B. Hollins for Europe last weak is asserted to huvo boon caused simply by u deaire to avoid the worry consequent upon tho complications in the syndicate. It is said Bio main cause of tho uneasiness is tho proposod action of tho Savannah, Dub lin mid Western railroad, which tius decided on ]Hirullollng tho Georgia Central from end to ond, and yesterday succot'dial in placing $6,000,000 in Bonds in Europe to ho used for this purpose. The company nowhas a nun her of miles graded, mul its entire line, it is; claimed, wifi bo finished inside of eighteen months. CHINESE SENSATIONS. Celestials Level Telegraph Polos as a Diabolical Contrivance. Ban Francisco, Cal., Aug. B.— Chinese papers just at hand have the following: Over 1,000 telegraph jsilcs belonging ti the Munanun Miugtaz district and Kwei chow Lane lino have been pulled down by tbe people who say the telegraph is a din bolical European artifice. Two thousand troops have lioeu ordered to tho spot. Last, week uo less than eighty-eight per sons were suuunarllly executed ueur Shuiig hai for belonging to secret societies. Most harrowing accounts are given of Bu Hoods at Cbu Chou Fu up tho Wenchow river. (Ivor 1,000 persons were swept away and the destruction of growing crops is immense. Tho Occidental and Oriental steamer Ouolic arrived last idght from the Orionl. after the very quick passage of fourteen days. Mho brings Yokohama papers up t< July 19 and China news to July II H. B. Popoff, Chinese Hocrotury to tin Russian I legation in Pekin, has just puß lis'ued a pamplilet ou the t ffiiuese population in which he states it to lie 882, 000,(XX), agaiust 418,000.(XX) in the year 1842. Hi. statistics are derived from official sources Chinese native papers contain the follow ing items: A plague of sudden death b raging. Nankin people aro dying in even quarter, and there are many instances of very sudden ileaths. People are apparently well in the morning and aro dead in the afternoon. SHE MUST BE SEEN. Tho People of Marion Must Show Their Liking for Mrs Cleveland. New Bedford, Mass., Aug. 3.—Mr Cleveland, who Is at Marion with Gen Ureely and wife, is avoiding publicity e much us possible, but may accede to tin general wish for some sort af a reception The citizens and Hummer residents arc very anxious to do her honor, and a public roue] tion would be a great event for Marion. PITTSBURG'S INVITATION. Pittsburg, Aug. 3.—At a special meet ing of the Chamber of Commerce rendu tious were adopted inviting President an.. Mrs. Cleveland, on behalf of the people ol Alleghany county, to visit this district (lui ing tlieir proposed Western tour. Commit tees wero appointed to arrange for their re ception. TO BE INVITED TO CHARLESTON. Charleston, S. C., Aug. 3.— Charles ton’s commercial tsslies und tlio citizen generally are arranging for a hearty luvi tation to the ('resident to visit Charleston on his approaching tour. CHIEF OF THE CHEROKEE 6. Tho Reform Candidate Elected In tfct Face of Great Odd*. Chicago, Aug. 3.— An Indian Territory special suys late returns from the election for Chief of the Cherokecs indicate that Joe U. Muyes has been chosen over Bunch. Mayes is one-quarter Cherokee and bnlonp to an illustrious family. He was Chief Jus tire of the Supreme Court of the Cheroke* Nation for a term of yours, and is an able and distinguished man. Samuel Smith, win was elected Assistant Chief, is u full Idoode Cherokee. The triumph of Mayes wil completely change the political situation o' the Cherokee country. liushylicud ano Bunch have held the office for years mid have shaped the policy of the Cherokee Nu tion regardless of tbe wishes of the musses. The official machinery was under their control and their defeat is regarded almost as miraculous. Mayes is lilicrul uud ! /regressive and Is plodged to reform. IK s chosen for a four-year term. ROWED ON ITS MERITS. A Denial of the Story That the Han lan-Gauilaur Raco Waa Crooked. Chicago, Aug. 3. — The report sent out by tho Associated Pro** of the Haniuu- Guttduur race which took place July 23, at Pullman, 111., in which J. A. Ht. John was charged with having ordered Gamlaur to low*, wa* incorrect in that particular, ami did that gentleman great injustice. The fnetM were that Ht. John ordered Gaudanr. regardless of tlio condition of the water, U. obey the order of tho referee ami to win il |iosslßle. There in no reason to doubt that lids race, like every other which St. John und Gaudaur huvo been connected with, was rowed strictly on its merits. If there was an error iu judgment on the part of the referee, to have sent the men out on rough water mid iu flu* gathering durkness, the oarsmen liad no ap|ssil from this order, und wore in no way responsible for the very unsatisfactory result. LIFE AT_A DI3COUNT. Only Thirty Months Impriaonment Given for a Brutal Murder. Montgomery, Ala., Aug. 3. —The trial of Harris Gunter, charged with the murder of Policeman Montgomery in this city last August, has just dosed ut Prattsville, Au taugo county, where it wa* removed on a change of venue. Gunter wus arrested for Being drank und was Bailed by a friend and taken home, in u few minutes he got seized a shotgun, ruuhtxl down town iu Ins night dress, went up to police headquarters, mistook Officer Montgomery for the man who hod arrested him and shot him dead. Tbo defense pleaded insanity. Th*' trial lasted a week, anil tho jury gare 2 verdict of in the first degree and assessed the punishment it thirty month* imprisonment. Th** case will be annealed. j PRICE 410 A YEAR. I 1 0 CENT® A COPY, f FIRED BY A CRAZY CELT, BOTTLED EXPLOSIVES THROWN! ON A BRITISH STEAMER. A Hole 20 Feet Long and 10 Feet Wide Burned In Her Deck Before th® Flames Could be Extinguished—) Canada's Treatment of tho AmericasC Flag Prompted the Deed. New Yore, Aug. 3.—At 12 o’clock noon to-day an attempt was made to burn tha British steamship Queen, while she wan lying at her dis k at the foot of West Hous ton street. There were 200 people on board tho steamer, and she wul loaded with a cargo worth $500,000. The crow were getting tho vossel ready t® start, when suddenly a bottle of phosphor ous was thrown from the river onto tin steamer and instantly after the deck waa onvoloped in flumes. The fire wus quickly subdued. But not until it had Burned a hoi® in the deck 20 fret long amt 10 feet wide. THE CULPRIT SEEN. A man on the pier volunteered the infor mation that lie Bad seen a man throw a bottle on the steamer, lie pointed out th® man, who was rapidly rowing up the river. George L. Andrews and Dote-tiv® Vail, of the National Line, boarded a steiini tug and followed tho man. He was caught and taken to the Jef ferson Market Police Court, whet® lie described himself as Thonm® J. Mooney, 37 years old, of No. 167 Warren street, Brooklyn. Mr. Andrew® chuiged him with having attempt'd to Burn the steamship Qureu. Cupt Belaud, of the bulge Echo, suid l.hut he saw iVlooie y .u u row Bout, with three buttles wrapped up iu pa IKS'. The captain asked wlial wu® in the Bottles, uud wus told that it wu® whisky for the officers of tho Queen. AHMED FOR THE FRAV. When the prisoner was searched (.her® was found ou him u Bmilh A Wesson revol ver, anew dagger and a numbor of dips pings from newN)>upors relative to the fish eries question iu Canada. There was also found upon him Western Union telegrapfc dunks unon which was written the Weld# Oug, “Men ol Harlech March to Battle.” Mooney said that In* was Ikuti in county Clare, Ire uud, ami had Been in tin® country 111 teen years. At one time ho wo® iu the clothing business in Eighteenth street. When asked why he tried to set the ship ou tiro ho replied: “TLe fact of the matter i® 1 neither admit nor deny anything until l .nive legal advice. I should like to know il L Is lawful to haul down the Americun flag m Canada, why it is not lawful to hatu down the English I'u; iu Q.Vmeru a I Mooney then read uu article in a newspaper aliout the Canadian fishery pi-stion. Mooney is slightly Bald, his hunt is light in color, and his eyes Blue. He Bud t Blonde moustache and goutre. He wort a suit of gray cloth and carried his coat on .as arm. “List year," ho Broke out again, ’an American Hag was pulled down by Japt. Quigley. I say the American flu* oust be respected.” He wus committed Ut nwuit exaimuutlou, so that he could cousuitf ounscl. He refused to be interviewed. CULBREATH’S LYNCHERS. Two of the Accused Brought to Trial— A Review of tho Case. Charleston, Aug. 3.—Two of the CuD Breath lynohurs were brought to trial in Edgefield to-day. A jury was procured and tho examination of the State's witnesses wa® isjgun. Foliowiug is a brief summary ot this olobrutod cuso: In September, 1885, Wile Hum Hammond was sho and killed in, Edgefield county at tho residence of Mrs. Fanny Prescott CulbrcuQg near Kepublicaa hurch. On the night of tho assassina tion ho was a iked by Mouiphi® ulßreath, son of Mi a. Culbreath, to stay at Vie house as lie (Culbrcathl was going out to -pend the night. Mrs. Culbreath hud been •e pa rated from her husband, O. T. Cul- Breath, tor some time. Hmiimoud wus shot in Mrs. Culßreuth’s yurd while he wus with one of her children ulxmt 8:80 o'clock. At tho inquest there was no evidence to fostea lie guilt upon any one, end a verdict wh® accordingly rendered to the effect that th® deceased hud been shot by persons unknown, AN ARREST. On Sent. 2 O. T. Culbreath was arrested >ii the churge of having murdered Hauls l nond. After Ids arrest ho was taken ta iklgetleld court house. At aliout 8 u’clockf hi the night of his arrest about thirty-fiv® .a,asked men rode into town, entered th® office of Gray A Evans, who had Been retained to defend Culbreath, and where tho accused was then in consul tation with his attorneys, and ordered the ua> (ortuuute man to go with them. Th® lawyers were covered with the pistols at some of the lynchers, w hiio others went nto the I sick room where their victim hud ried to hide himself and shot him. Cul brouth cried out that lie was shot to death uid begged them not to shoot any more. They iuereu|sm took Culbreuth, dragged aim out of the office und carried him about a mile from town, Culbreath beggiug most piteously for mercy. again fired on. Here, probably thinking that Culbreath was near death's door, they again shot hint throe or four more times, and left him top dead on the roadside. Home of tbe*citizens liouriug the firing went out in the direction und met Culbreath making his way boob to the village. They assisted him to a vehicle and took him to juil, where lie received premptma.il cal attention. He lingered through th® night in great ugony, and diud at 5 o'clock in the morning. This is the crime with which upward of thirty citizens of Edge field (ire charged. Among the prisoners is Memphis Culbreuth, it son of the murdered man. The murder wus so aggravated that public opinion demanded a rigid investiga tion. This was hiul, with the result that the present, defendants were arrested. They remained in jail at Edgefield torasbuiH time mid then were bailed. The case ho 4 Imen set for I rial three times und uu each occasion postponement bus been bod. Indian Depredations. Chicago, Aug. B.—A special train Aitkin, Minn., says: “The Indians at Aitkin bars ts-eti committing depredations of ull sort*. They broke into a house this morning and threatemxlto kill Mrs. Larson. Only naff a mile from town two squaws broke into tha renideueo of Min. Henderson uud drew a large knife, and drove Mrs. lauwcu und her three children to tho woods. Two of the squaws were lodged In jail.” Carver Beat* the Record. Lynchburg, Va., Aug. 3.— Dr. Carve* and \V. H. Mitclicli engaged in a shooting mutch at the fair ground* hero to-day, English rale*. Dr. Caiwer brake tho world'* record, killing fifty pigeons, und that mak ing a clean score. Mitchell killed forty-two, tn&sitig eight. A great crowd wlrnamed th* contort. Carver uud Mltobcii will ahoot to* morrow in Richmond for the championship of the world. The Atlanta to Join th® Squadron Nkweobt, R. 1., Aug. B.—Th®' United States cruiser Atlanta sailed this aftarnooa to join the North Atlantic sqaadkon.