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The Apd Champion Wildly Cheered
On Ifcroduclngr His Motion to Re
quest the Queen to Suspend the
Proclenation- Liberals Standing By
the Hague as a Political Organiza
Lonikn, Aug. 35. —Forty Liberal mem
riers of lirliament hod a meeting in the
House ojCotnmons to-dny, and resolved to
support lie Irish National League, as they
were satfefied that the organization was
purely apolitical one. Twenty othor Lib
erals wnte letters expressing sympathy
with the nirpose of the meeting. There
were no fU'ty leaders present.
GLADSTONE MAKES THE MOTION.
Mr. Gladstone was greeted with cheers in
the Housoof Commons this evening when
he arose t< move his resolution: “That an
humble adlress bo presented to the Queen,
representing that the Viceroy of Ireland
lias procsimed the National League
a dangeroi* association, that no informa
tion has lecn furnished to Parliament
to justify tie proclamation, by virtue of
which her najesty’s subjects are to be ren
dered liablo to be punished as criminals
without a judicial inquiry into the nature
of their acts and that this House, in the
absence of such information, prays that
said proclamation shall not continue in
force as to the association named and
THE INFORMATION DEMANDED.
Mr. Gladstone said that the Irish Viceroy,
in declaring that the league had incited to
violence, must have acted on information,
but where was that information? The Irish
chiefs had a right to demand to know the
grounds on which the government had
acted. If the facts were withheld the op
position must forthwith urge three proposi
tions upon the House and the government:
1. That it was a slight, almost an outrage,
on the dignity of Parliament to suppose
that it was to discharge such an important
statutory duty without knowing the
2. That it reduced to utter destruction
and to an absurdity the main contention
that the government advanced during the
discussion of the crimes act —that the safe
guard promised had proved a farce. He
asked, What was the value or meaning of
parliamentary approval given in ignorance
of the facts? Why not follow the course
taken by Wellington and Peel in 1829 re
garding tlie Catholic league and suppress it?
3. What could the House think of informa
tion that they must thus know would not
bear the light? [Cheers.]
THE GOVERNMENT CHALLENGED.
Mr. Gladstone said he had always con
tended that the government were legislating
against a combination apart from crime,
and now was the time for the government
to show that he and his friends were wrong.
Rut the government shrank from the test
and declined the challenge. They had sub
stituted an arbitrary will for regular
legal action. This principle was a
most dangerous and di graceful one
in any country, and especially in Ireland.
Law in Ireland was still on trial. A great
misfortune was that those who administer
it. especially locally, were not in sympathy
with the feelings of the people. The procla
mation of the National League, Mr. Glad
stone declared, was a near approach to a
declaration of war on the Irish peopel.
The people of Ireland generally sympathize
with the league l>ecause they believe that it
has been their salvation. [Pamellite cheers. ]
Nobody did anything for the tenants until
the league was founded. The government
were pressing Ireland very hard, ami it was
evident that they intended to work and act
by summary jurisdiction. *
A MERE FARCE.
The government’s action absolutely ex
cluded the House from anything except an
absurd and perfunctory operation in con
nection with the great duty devolving upon
it und'T thn statute. Their cognizance of
this proclamation was reduced to a mere
farce. There would bo no jury, judge or
resident magistrate and no Parliament to
control I island. There would ho nothing
bat tiie absolute, unmitigated, arbitrary act
of tiie Irish executive, which was neces
sarily partisan. He hoped that the Irish
would continue to bear the pressure. They
would not have to suffer long. It was cer
tain that they would not obey the law
through fear [cheers], but from a strong,
vivid, buoyant hope, whicli even at the last
election was not damaged, and
winch now was brighter and livelier,
[cheers.] The Irish believed that the
government's policy had not the sanction
of the British nation. [lrish cheers.] The
government’s foundation was slipping from
tinder them, and their action in reference
to tiie proclamation of the league, showed
that, their strength was failing. Ireland,
J’-jjljk this, trusted the English nation to
■mil II her reasonable wishes, ami was con-
Vhirc.l that her expectations would not be
uisappoimed. Mr. Gladstone then pre
nted bis resolution amid prolonged cheers.
u . M r- Balfour said that Mr. Gladstone
mild hnva been wiser bad he rested his
■ Kliment on tin allegation that the House
. ’ as '(•"■""•(itit of the grounds for the proela
/"i. rat her than on a defence of the league.
ie government's difficulty was not the
inning of evidence to justify the proclaina
-1"• ” ,t ' selecting of it from the enormous
'i'T evidence they possessed. There was
tlcienf foundation to justify the procla
*i‘ n u in the columns of the local newspu
'.villioutgoing into the government's
•’ i .dential reports. Mr. Balfour argued
I! Gladstone proclaimed the
■'“ague he did so when Mr. Parnell
y imprisoned, and when Parliament was
■ sitting, and that ho nfTorded noinforma-
I ' nny o ne concerned, lie quoted at
1 'ys-unients to show that the league
- ' guilty of boycotting, coercing and in
s’ 11 ’ I ''-; infractions of tie* law.
„/"■ " hiiani Vernon Ho roourt asked Mr.
I ' , " 11 ” whether the documents from which
.J u ", “ 1 would lie submitted Hr the House,
tin ■ t >,l ’ < " lr refused to submit the docu
ttvi a l* < v proceeding, narrat.nl other in
the league’s unlawful action.
M, ill, ™ asked the Speaker whether
■ n.tllour was bound to table the official
NOT UOt’ND TO TARLETHICM.
.^i K>Q,ff >r replied that Mr. Balfour
!, ‘ K, nnd to table confidetial document*
, (.). no cssc was different with official pa
-11., v ’■ 1 Bio House might wunt to verify,
w < I2" choor ] Although Mr. Ralfour
dr*..,.. '. in quoting from confldetitial
tin,, n,H ' f ll,> authority of such quota-
L , i ', 'Vf wakened, because tho documents
“admit !„ labelled.
I cyL .ri-onrt- After the Bpuaksr’s ruling,
M n i* lut Bio pujicrs will lie tabled,
km,i our I shall do nothing of the
1.. doetuneiits are of three sorts,
* al V* confidential papers and my own
mtin , “I® poople realized the true
'veil,i 11111 working of the league, they
r ''K n rille* of crve<-l or iwirty, sup
'll ' r ' r J^?J ,,>rn * u *Rb [Ministerial chom-s.]
thie,, -i ! l ?, ol, r nccuasi tiie opposition,
efi *“ i . 1 iiadstone, of making them
tlicjia uPi fr * r > <u ‘d therefore accom-
Mr. Harrington (Nationalist) commented
u P°n the worthlessness of the documents
which the government refused to table. He
said it would be the duty of the league to
continue to work and not to shrink from the
Mr. Buchanan (Liberalist Unionist) said
that the government’s action was ill-timed.
Mr. Balfour had not given a fair account of
the doings of the league, which, from the
most reliable data In the possession of the
House, had been largely instrumental in
having rents reduced in Ireland. The
English iieople desired that tho Irish diffi
culty be treated amicably. Tho govern
ment were pursueng the contrary course.
He hoped that even at the last
moment they would refrain from
continuing their unwise policy.
Mr. ltussell, after remarking that Mr.
Gladstone had somewhat misconstrued
some of his statements, protested against
coercion of the league, but said that having
support'll the crimes bill he could not with
hold from the government the powers thov
Mr. Bradlaugh (Radical) said that boycot
ting was not peculiarly an Irish institution,
but was invented in England to extermi
nate the Irish. If the government’s state
ments were true, why had they not pro
claimed the loague before as an association
for the promotion of crime? Tho country
would judge the conduct of government
which obtained powers ostensibly to sup
press crime, but really to suppress a politi
cal organization which they dreadod.
Mr. O'Connor (Nationalist) said that tho
effect of the proclamation would be to re
move the partition existing between the
tenantry and the evicting landlords. Ad
mitting that there had been a few cases of
intimidation the government had ample
power to deal with them without proclaim
ing tho league. Intimidation had not
boon unusual with English trades union.
Where the league was strong there was little
trouble, but where it was weak there was
much trouble. In many eases branches had
been dissolved by the central body for boy
cotting, and other actions wiiich tho league
disapproved. On motion of Mr. Trevelyan
the debate was adjourned.
Mr Chamberlain was absent during the
Lord Randolph Churchill has returned to
London. He is not expected to speak dur
ing the present debate in the House of Com
mons, but he will vote for the government.
Lord Hartington will follow Sir G. O.
Trevelyan in the debate to-morrow night.
The Daily News says that Messrs. Cham
berlain and Collings, and half a dozen
other Unionists, will vote in support of
Mr. Gladstone’s motion.
THE LIBERTY OF THE PRESS TO BE UPHELD.
Dublin, Aug. 25.—The Nation and
Weekly News to-day publish nil article of
which tho following is an extract: “Any
attempt to infringe upon tiie liberty of the
press must be grappled with at the outset.
If any branches of the league are forbid
den to nitvf~ri‘ shall be happy to publish
reports of the resolutions of their secret
conclaves if sent to us, and will face tho con
Turkey Refuses to Aid in Coercing the
London, Aug. 25.—Turkey has refused to
assent to Russia’s proposals for coercive
action toward Bulgaria, either in the form
of occupation, or by sending Artin Effeudi
with a Russian commissioner to Bulgaria to
secure tiie election of a now Sobranje and a
new Prince. Turkey prefers to uwait con
certed action by all the powers,
parties to tho Berlin treaty, to hasten
ing a quarrel with the Bulgarians.
It is the general opinion of leading Euro
pean diplomatisfa that Gerninny gave her
assent to Russia’s pro}H#.als for an Ottoman
commission and a Russian General to settle
the Bulgarian question, Germany to place
herself in a position to lie able to prevent
Russia from taking any precipitate action
which might again set tlielialknns ablazo.
RUSSIA AND BOULANGER.
Vienna, Aug. 25.—A dispatch from War
saw says the extreme Russian Pan-Slavists
liavo shown a desire to invite Gen. Boulan
ger to visit Moscow but have been warned
by tho government that such a step would
not be tolerated.
NOT A WITHDRAWAL.
VIENNA, Aug. 25 —Diplomatic represen
tatives here say l hat the statement that, tiie
powers would recall their agents from Sofia
is without foundation. Austria, Italy and
England do not moan to withdraw
their agents at present. The transfer of
Baron Thieltnann from Sofia to Darmstadt,
which was hastily interpreted as Germany’s
withdrawal, was the origin of the report.
Boron Thlelmaun will remain at Sofia for
RUSSIA’S ONLY AIM.
St. Petersburg, Aug. 25. — The Journal
de St. Petersburg says the Berlin Taablatt's
suggestion that tiie powers recall their
agents from Sofia is valueless unless
the powers also demand redress
and the restoration of rights
violated by Prince Ferdinand. The only
act of devotion to Bulgarians that is left for
that Prince to accomplish, says the Journal,
is to quit Bulgaria forthwith.
Well-informed persons state that the gov
ernment does not intend to take further no
tive steps in regard to Bulgaria, but will
confine itself to efforts to prevent the legali
zation of Prince Ferdinand’s proceedings.
By thus paralyzing his action the govern
ment expects to compass iiis downfall.
Sofia, Aug. 25,—M. Tontcheff has finally
declinoci to form a Cabinet, declaring that
he can be more useful to Prince Ferdinand
and tho Bulgarian cause by remaining out
side the Ministry.
FRANCE’S COMMUNISTS. #
A Congress to Form a Federation
Called to Meet at Paris.
Paris, Aug. 35. —A conflict is imminent
hotwocn the government and the Municipal
Council. A decree was to-day published
denouncing tho latter’s resolution inviting
delegates from all tho municipalities
in France to n grand congress here,
but the municipal committee had already
issued tho invitations, and a large mini 1 .or
of towns are certain to respond. The gov
ernment announces that it is determined to
prevent tho cotigress, which will is: the first
step toward the federation of the communes.
France to Evacuate.
Paris, Aug. 25 .—La I'nys claims to have
received news from London that, an agree
ment has been reached on the Ne.w Hebrides
question, and is only waiting tiie signatures
of the proper officials. Ln t'ayx adds: “It
goes without saving that our flag will be
pulled down, aud our troops evacuate Port
Sandwich and Port Ilalsmnah in obedience
to the yelping of the Australian colonies.”
Like Sending Coals to Nowcaatlu.
Berlin, Aug. 35.—Tho Cologne Gazett
says that large quantities of pig iron are
being exported from Sweden to Pennsyl
vania for railway bridges.
Hydrophobia from a Fox Bite.
Dublin, Aug. 45.—Viscount Donoraet,
who was bitten bv a fox last January, has
been attacked with hydrophobia
SAVANNAH, GA., FRIDAY, AUGUST 26, 1887.
IN A GALE ON THE LAKE.
A THRILLING TALE OF SHIPWRECK
Davy Jones Gets His First Prisoner by
Sweeping Overboard--The Captain
Washed from a Plank to Which He
Was Clinging—The Only Survivor
Hurled Senseless on the Beach.
Chicago, Aug. 25. —A special from Mil
ler, Ind., reports the first fatal wreck of the
season. The schooner Clara, of Manistee,
was driven ashore yesterday, and her wreck
age is strewn along the beach for miles.
Capt. Olson, her master and owner, and one
of the sailors, last their lives, and John
Gustavson, the mate, escaped by swimming
ashoro on a plank. The vessel was bound
for Chicago with a cargo of lumber. She
left Manistee Monday morning with a light
wind, but toward afternoon a squall swept
down upon her from the northeast, jerking
her head sails out of the bolt ropes, and
crippling her so that she became unmanage
STAGGERING BEFORE A GALE
All night long sho staggered before a gale
that kept increasing in violence. The sea
ran very high and the waves swept hor
decks of everything movable. She arrived
off Chicago in such a disabled condition
that it was impossible to work her to the
harbor, and she was driven up the lake.
Realizing that she was about to be wrecked
on the Iteaeh, Capt. Olson let go his anchor
when abreast this place, but the flukes failed
to hold, and she dragged on the sandbar,
half a mile from shore. The seas kept dash
ing over her and her crew of three men
were compelled to climb into the rigging
and lash themselves to keep from being
washed overboard. In less than an hour tiie
coverings of tiie hatches were carried away
and the sea swept into the hold, filling it to
Then she rolled over on her side aud
Hans Christenson was carried away on the
crest of a wave. Capt. Olsen and Gustav
son got hold of a plank. It was raining
hard, and the night was so (lurk that they
could see nothing, but, they clung to the
plank in tiie hope that tho. waves would
push it onward to tho beach. Gustavson
says ho heard a loud cry, and looking be
hind him saw tho captain hod relaxed his
hold and was even then disappearing be
lieath the wuves. He was unable to help
him, and the captain went down.
DASHED ON THE SHORE.
Gustavson does not recollect much about
his battle for life. Three times the plank
turned over and buried him in the water,
but he hung on to it and was dashed, bleed
ing and senseless on the sandy beach. When
lie regained his senses he was lying on his
hack with rain pouring down on his face.
There was not a house in sight, for tho vil
lage is three miles back from the lake.
Naked, bruised and bleeding he made his
way along the beach to the club nou le of
the Calumet Shooting Club.
FELL FAINTING BY THE DOOR.
He had just enough strength to give a
feeble rap on the door, and whon it opened
be fell fainting across the threshold. He
was carried inside and kindly cared for
until lie recovered sufficiently to relate his
story, and after being provided with cloth
ing took a train for Chicago. Before leaving,
Gustavson went down to the bench to sue
what had become of the wreck. He found
that it had broken up, and broken timiiors
and cargo were scattered in every direction.
THE captain’s chest robbed.
The captain’s chest, whicli Gustavson says
contained a large sum of money, was found,
but it was broken open and its contents
were missing. Gustavson thinks the chest
had I)■ ion rifled by thieves. Neither of the
bodies have been recovered. All day and
night a crowd of men from tho village have
been on the beach gathering up the cargo as
it drifted ashore and hauling it away Ben
Langloys, of the Chicago life saving crew,
who came down bore with a reporter, says
he never saw such a hungry lot of thieves
around a wreck in his life.
THROWN INTO A WELL.
Tramps Attack a Woman Who Fed
Them and Rob "Her House.
Chicago, Aug. 35.—A Minneapolis spe
cial says: “A bold outrage at Maple Grove
was, last evening, reported to the police. L>.
L. Hiller lives upon a farm near that placo
with liis mother and brother. Yesterday
morning, while the brothers were absent
from the bouse, two men called and asked
for something to eat. Mrs. Hiller complied
with their request, and whon they had fin
ished eating, one of them picked up a poker
and threatened to kill her. Tiie old
lady bogged them to spare her
life, whereupon the brutes draggisl
her to a cistern and threw her in. The cis
tern is twelve feet deep and was Half full of
water, but Mrs. Hiller clung to the lead
pipe of the pump and managed to keep
afloat, until noon, when her sons returned
and she was taken out in an exhausted con
dition. An investigation showed that
trstnjis had ransacked the house and ab
stracts-1 8170 in cash and $1,350 in certifi
cates of deposit upon tiie First National
bank of Minneaisills. Mrs. Hiller is 65
years of ago, and It is feared the shock from
the brutul treatment she received may re
A WART ON HIB LARYNX.
Crown Princo William’s Trouble Not a
Philadelphia, Aug. 35.—The Medical
News of this week will publish Prof. Vir
chow’s paper on the case of the Crown
Prineo of Germany, road before the Berlin
Medical Hociety at its lute meeting. The
.Wtrs supplements this technical document
with a translation in English according
to which Prof. Virchow has not discovered
any appearances indicative id’ malignancy
in tiie specimens examined, and front hw
knowledge of pathology he do -s not hesi
tate to pronounce tho morbid growtli in the
Crown Prince’s larynx to Ik. n sfimile
wart, without any cancerous tendency. The
fact of recurrence does not militate against
this view and lie expresses the opinion that
every recurrence of the growth can l*> suc
cessfully removed as it presents itself until,
as in tiie history of similar cases, final eradi
cation is accomplished.
Cholera’s Work in Malta.
London, Aug. 35.—Seven new cases of
cholera and seven deaths wero reported in
THE RECORD IN SICILY.
Home, Aug. 25. —There were ten deaths
from cholera in Catania to-day. In Paler
mo there were twenty-four new cases and
Pope Leo on the Alert.
Rome. Aug. 35.- The government of New
Mouth Wales having offered 300,000 acres of
land to any missionary society that will un
dertake to civilize the natives, tiie Pops has
directed that immediate attention be paid I
to the offer, in order to forestall Protestant
He Wants to Talk With the Big White
Man, But Not With Cowboys.
Denver, Aug. 25. — A courier arrived
this morning at Glenwood Springs with the
following message for Gov. Adams:
Maj. Leslie has Colorpw corralled, with 200
bucks. They want to see the big white man,
but won’t talk to the cowboys. They say the
whites want a little light, and tiie soldiers must
go back or have a little light. Sheriff Kendall
has only fifty-two men. Tnis is positive. All
other information on this point is raise.
F. M. Reardon, Brigadier General.
Another dispatch from Glenwood Springs
urges Gov. Adams to go there immediately,
saying that an emergency exists which re
quires his presence at once.
Gov. Adams, accompanied by Congress
man Sy mines, Attorney General Marsh and
Hon. VVilliaiiis Byers, left this evening for
Meeker to hold a conference with Colorow.
The Governor stated that he sincerely hoped
to be able to induce the Indians to return to
the agency and end the present trouble.
CAN TROOPS BE USED?
Washington, Aug. 25. —Adjt Gen. Drum
has received the following message from
Gen. Terry, dated Chicago, Aug. 23: “Your
dispatch of yesterday reached me this morn
ing and I have sent it to Gen. Crook for his
information and guidance, but as I under
stand the information, perhaps imperfectly,
the present trouble is entirely within tiie
boundaries of the State of Colorado,
aud has risen from an attempt to
serve the process of a civil court of
that State. The Sheriff has called out a
posse, and militia has been sent to him, or
is on the way to him. Under these circum
stances, and in view of section 15, of the
army appropriation act, approved June IN,
INTB, Ido not see tliut the troops of the
United States can be lawfully used in aid
of the Sheriff, unless the Legislature or
Governor of Colorado shall represent
to the President that an insurrection
exists and shull call upon him for aid in
suppressing it, nor does there seem to be
any other action that military officers can
take, so long as the sheriff witli his posse
and the militia are pressing the Indians ami
threatening immediate action. Efforts to
induce Colorow and his followers to re
turn to tho agency would in all
probability lie useless. The only course
that appears to me to lie
legal is to induce the State authorities to
suspend the execution of their process till
an effort can bo made by the United States
authorities to induce tho Indians to return
to their homos. As yet no troops have been
sent to the scene of action, though they are
held ready to inarch. In view of the severe
punishment imposed by the act of 1878 on
military officers who shall unlawfully use
troojis in aid of civil authorities I ask for
more explicit instructions for my guidance."
A TRAIN ON A BROKEN BRIDGE.
The Engineer Buried Beneath His Car
in the Sand.
Denver, Aug. 25.—The Union Pacific
and Burlington rood* cross Sand Creek ton
miles east of hero, on bridges almost par 1
allel and within a few feet of each othor.
When tho engineer of the Union Pacific ( rain
last night, which leaves here about thirty
minutes ahead of the Burlington train, was
within a few feet of the bridge, he was hor
rified to see that tho flood in the early part
of the evening had washed the middle sec
The fireman jumped into the stream and
stuck in the sand, whence he was taken out
half an hour later unconscious. He may
Engineer Mastorton reversed his engine
just as it plunged into the water with the
baggage car, which foil on top of his body,
burying it in the sand. His engine was
completely submerged in the sand.
Baggageman Breedlove was badly injured
by falling trunks.
An old German lady living near by heard
the cries of the frightened iteoplo and
rushed out with a lantern and stopped the
approaching express on tho Burlington route
within a few feet of tiie bridge, probably
saving other lives, ns tho bridge of this road
was also in a dangerous condition.
LOTHROP TO RESIGN.
Reports That the Minister to Russia
Will Soon Come Homo.
Washington, Aug. 25. —An evening
paper says that Hon. George Lothrop,
United States Minister to Russia, passed
through Geneva yesterday on his way to the
United States, !>v way of Paris, aud that,
upon his arrival here, he will tender lils
resignation. The State Department has
received no official int imation of a purposoon
tho part of Mr. Latiiron to resign his
]>ositioii, but there are tnose among his
acquaintances who believe that t.lio rumor
that he will shortly resign is not without
foundation. Tho climate of St. Petersburg
is a trying one, and it is said that in private
correspondence tho Minister lias recently
expressed a strong disinclination to remain
longer in exile.
BERTHS FOR 63 MEN.
The War Department Offars Positions
for Many Persona.
Washington, Aug. 25.—The Civil Ser
vice Commission to-day received from tho
Secretary of War a request for certificates
of 212 eligible*,, all malo, from which fifty
three selections muy lie made to fill vaoan
cies now existing in his offic e, eight in the
>1,200 grado und forty-five in
the $1,500 gruile. This is the lar
gest requisition ever made upon
the commission, and to fill it at least four
certificates wore made for each of t.lio States
and Territories. These appointments are
for low-grado positions made vacant by the
promotion of clerks under the new rules
governing promotions in tho departments.
SEMMEB TOO AGED
Secretary Lamar Aimoat Sure to Suc
ceed Justice Woods.
W ashington, Aug. 25.— There is believed
to lie nothing ill the report tliut Thomas J.
Heinmes, of New Orleans, will lie appointed
to the vacancy on tiie Supreme Court lionch,
can ssl by the death of Justice Woods. Mr.
Seninies, as the leader of the Southern I sir,
has all the qualifications, except that he is
too fur beyond the age limit fixed by tiie
Honato Committee on the Judiciary, it is
tiie opinion of every is sly who has tiie
means of knowing, including tho present
members of the United Stats* Supreme
Court, that Secretary Lamar will succeed
OPEN FOR ENTRY.
The Land Offices Notified of the Gov
Washington, Aug. 26. —Acting Land
Commissioner Stockslagor to-day issued in
nt ructions to the proper local land ofll'-ns in
accordance witli the recent order of tho Sec
retary of the Interior, representing the res
toration of the indemnity lauds of the Mis
souri, Kmisas aud Texas railway, tie* Gulf
and Ship Island railwuy, an l the Florida
Railway and Navigation Coinnanv
WALL STREETS WRECK.
GROVESTEEN & PELL’S LIABILI
TIES PUT AT $ 1,800,000.
The Announcement of the Failure
Causes No Flutter In the Stock
Market—The Assets Only a Drop in
the Bucket—The Whereabouts of
Ives’ Books Still Unknown.
New York, Aug. 25. Grovestoen &
Poll, the firm whose hypothecated securities
were offered under tho rules yesterday,
notified the Stock Exchange shortly after
tho opening this morning that they had
made nil assignment to I’. W. Harding. The
announcement was expected after yester
day’s developments mid had no effect on tho
market. There were many rumors current,
however, tliut they had dragged down other
houses by their failure, but all tiie parties
mentioned deny that they lose enough to
cause trouble. Tho President of tho Bank
of New York, where tho firm kept its ae
counts, said; “We have a loan with Grove
steen & Pell, but have not certified a single
check for them, und our loss in consequence
of their failure will not lie serious.”
SHAUKS SOLD OUT.
A few hundred shares of stock were sold
out for the account of the firm after the
suspension was announced. At the office of
Grovetsoon & Pell the doors were all
locked anil tho knob was taken off the door
to the main office. There was no
response to calls or knocks and
other parties in the building
stated that there was no one in the office.
Tlic estimates of the liabilities vary, some
placing them as high as $1,800,000, while
the friends of the firm stato that SBO,IKK) in
cash would settle everything. Their assets
are nominally placed at $200,000, but the
Ismds which compose them have no ready
sule. Some of them are actually valueless,
Assignee Harding states that the liabili
ties amount to $1,500,000, most of which are
secured by East and West Alabama and
Rome ami Decatur railroad bonds. It is
stated that most of their liabilities are due
ti> thirty different hanks, and that they owe
about $200,000 to Stock Exchange mem I sir*.
JUDGE DAVIS STOPPED.
A Claim that He Exceeded Hta Au
thority in Pressing Ives
Nkw York, Aug. 25.—This morning’s
proceedings in tiie reference ease licfore
Judge Davis, to compel Henry S. Ives &
Cos. to show cause why they had not pro
duced certain missing books ami
turned them over to tiie assignee was
summarily stopped tiy an order from
Judge Donahue, of tiie Common Pleas
Court, based on an affidavit of John J.
Davis, which cited as tiie cause for asking
the order, that the referee had exceeded
Ills authority in examining Mr. Ives scarch
ingly after Attorney Sullivan, representing
the assignee, hod rested his examination.
Judgo Davis postponed the hearing until 2
ifeioek this afternoon to give Mr. Sullivan
a chance to apply to the court to rescind
In the afternoon there tvns a change in
the tactics of Ives’ caunsel. Mr. Adams
announced that he would permit the ex
amination of any witnesses whatever with
out an order of court. Ives assented. The
hearing will bo resumed to-morrow morn
ing, when tho bookkeeper of H. S. Ives &
Cos. will tie examined, and tiie janitor of tiie
building where the office of tiie firm is situ
ated. The effort to discover tiie missing
books will be discontinued.
ROBBED HIS FATHER.
The Thief Then Succeeds as a Gambler
on Horse Racing.
New York, Aug. 25.—Inspector Byrnes
received a dispatch from Chief of Detec
tives Charles W. Woods, Philadelphia,
Aug. 10, asking him to capture .Samuel
Fabyan, of that city, who had lied to New
York the day before with SIO,OOO, stolen
from Joseph Fabyan, who is his lather.
His father, having refused to make Samuel
any further allowances, Samuel, on Aug.
15, entered Dr. Fabvan’s safe, anil stole
SIO,IKK) worth of Philadelphia six }ier cent,
bonds. The bonds wore registered, and
Samuel forged his father's name to an order
for the transfer of the bonds to a purchaser.
Samuel went to the banking house of J. W
Drcxel & Cos. arid secured the money. He
was traced to this city and urn-stod yester
day afternoon. He spent his time while
here at race tracks, and proved himself a
good gambler, as the detectives recovered
ail but s'so of the stolen money. Fabyan is
locked up in jHihee he;ulquartors, awaiting
extradition papers on complaint of J. W.
Drexel & Cos.
A BANK OOEB UP.
No Statement as to tha Cause of the
Rochester, Aug. 25.—'The First National
Bank of Danville, N. Y., of which James
Fuulkiier was President and L. Kuhn cash
ier, closed its doors this morning.
The cause of tiie failure is unknown
in this city, but it has been
expected for some time, us the
liank had commenced to let its notes go to
protest. None of the banks of this city are
effected as far as fs known. The capital
stock of the liank was $50,000 and the sur
plus given by the last ro|xirt was $22,000.
A BATTLE WITH BANDITS.
Mexican Officials Capture a Mule
Train of Smuggled Goods
Galveston, Tex., Aug. 25.—A special to
the News from Brownsville, Tex., says:
“On Aug. 17, in tho mountains near Sun
Carlos, a party of thirty bandits, under
Mutiriano Reseudcz, were overtaken uftor a
chase of fifteen miles and routed by a force
of customs police and troops under Senores
Felix, Tames and Joaquin G. Castilla and
Capt. Romero of the Fifth Mexican Cav
ulry. The fight was a lively one and
resulted in the capture of tell mules and
horses laden with smuggled goods. The
extradition of itowuidcz as a smuggler is
naked for, but ns smuggling is not one of
the offerin' * itidieutod in the extradition
treaty lietween the United SLa tee and the
Mexican Republic, it is almost certain that
tho request will not meet with favorable
consideration. ” •
SHOT TO THE HEART.
An Old Feud Rerived byaTragedvln
Chicago, Aug. 25. — Tiie Times' Man
nington, W. Va., special save: “The old
Cartwright feud which has caused wi much
bloodshed in Marion county, has broken out
again. Yesterday, as John Cartwright was
standing in frout of the house of Frank
Jones, where he made Ills home, he was
fired iqsin with a rifle by some unknown
person. The ball struck tiie old man just
ulxiut tiie heart, aud iui died instantly. The
assassination has created the wildest ex
citement. There M a* yet no clue to the
RUNNING DOWN CRIME.
The Extradition Conference Finishes
Its Work and Adjourns.
New York, Aug. 35. — At to-day’s session
of the Interstate Extradition Conference
the Committee ou Forms and Practice pre
sented a code of rules to be observed iti ex
traditing criminals. According to this
code, the prosecuting officer of the district
shall make application and state that ho
believes that no has sufficient evidence to
convict thp alleged criminal and that
his agent liu-s no personal in
terest in the arrest of the fugitive;
that the arrest is desired for no private pur
pose whatever. The fact that the alleged
criminal was in the State where the crime
was committed at tho timo of its commis
sion, shall lie in the absence of other proof,
sufficient evidence that he is a fugitive from
justice. If a grand jury has found nil in
dictment the facts and circumstances of t lie
crime, as known, must lie certified to before
a Magistrate. In tho ease of a convicted
prisoner who escapes from jail, the jailor or
sheriff may make application. The rules
The question of extradition for minor
offenses was discussed at length, and t here
was adopted a resolution deprecating such
extradition, except, in special eases mid un
der aggravating circumstances.
Ou motion of Mr. Wright, of Georgia, it
was decided that when the conference ad
journ it do so to meet in Washington when
Congress is in session.
It was resolved to formulate the conclu
sions of tho convention in a bill, which in
due time will bo presented to tho next Con
gress, together with a memorial praying for
its pussage, and enumerating the reasons
therefor The proposed enactment will
first he presented to tho Governors and At
torney Generals of the several States for re
vision and suggestions.
Ex-Oov. Stewart, of Vermont, who occu
pied the chair in the absence of Gov. Beaver,
of Pennsylvania, appointed the following
committee in tho premises: .fudge Mont
gomery, of Georgia; Attorney-General
•Sherman, of Massachusetts; Attorney-Gen
eral Kirkpatrick, of Pennsylvania; Goodwin
Brown, of New- York, and Executive Clerk
Prior, of Ohio. The Chairman, who himself
is a member of the next Congress,
is of tho committee ox-offioio. The gentle
men named are vested with full power to
draft the Gill in question and to further its
enactment as they may deem best .
After a vote of thanks to the Bar Associa
tion for its hospitality, and a similar com
pliment to the several chairmen of the past,
three days, tho conference adjourned
SHARP GETS A STAY.
Judge Potter Grants the Motion on
Whitehall, N. Y., Aug. 35.—Judge
Potter has granted a stay in tho Jake Sharp
Judge Potter granted tho stay on tho
ground that there is reasonable doubt that
the judgment reached in the court of Oyer
and Terminer should stand, and he orders a
stay in the execution of such judgment un
til iui appeal shall Ijo decide! by the general
THE JUDGE'S REASONS.
The stuy is granted for three principal
1. The admission in Sharp's trial as evi
deuce against himself of Sharp’s testimony
before the legislative investigating com
mittee. This is held to be in violation of
the principle that no man shull Lie cnni|ielled
to testify against himself. This testimony
was admitted against tho protest of (Sharp's
2. Tho fact of the absence of persons
charged In tho indictment with the defend
ant with the crime of bribery and their so
journs in Cauadu as tint excuse of their non
production as witnesses against the defend
ant by the prosecution.
8. The opinion or supposition of tho wit
ness Miller as to the motive and purpose of
Della‘y when he handed Miller the $5,000.
Bourke Cochran this afternoon stated
that the case could not come up now until
the General Term meets next October. An
application will at once bo made to have
.Sharp released on ball by sumo Judge of
the Supreme Court.
The news of the decision by Judge Potter
reached tho city about noon and created no
little excitement. A number of people
(locked to the Court house at once to mwvi
ta in the truth of the report. Nearly all the
leading lights in the trial are out of town.
J udge Barrett is at Block island.
THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S ATTITUDE.
West End, Loku Branch, N. J., Aug.
25. District Attorney Martino, of New
York, who is at Heunright, said to-night
tiiat he find anticipated that a slay would
lie granted in the .Sharp ease. Several days
ago lie applied to Gov, Hill ask
ing him in case a stay was
granted to convene an extraordinary session
of the general term, which would allow ar
guments in the case to be heard at once. If
Sharp’s lawyers ask that he !*• admitted to
bail, District Attorney Martino says he will
demand that bail !*■ fixed at f 1,000,0U0.
FLEEING FROM A FLOOD.
Three Hundred Miners Stampede Be
fore a Bursting Pocket.
Philadelphia, Pa., Aug. 35. —A special
from Wilkesbarre, Pa., says: < “Three
hundred men employed at the No. 1 slope
of the Susquehanna Coal Company at Nan
tlooke hail narrow escapes with their lives
this morning. This large body of men was
engaged in mining coal in the iowest vein
in tiie mine when a great volume of
water, stored in one of the upper
veins broke through into the gangway
where tho men were at work. By tho aid
of electric alurms the men oil through the
mine were made aware of tho danger in
store for them, and a mad rush was made
for the ojs'iiiugs. All succeeded in milking
their escape, but many of the older men
and young boys were kins-lced down ami
trampled upon, Before tiie last
man got out the water had increased
to three feet in depth in
the main gangway, and some of the miners
hud to paddle their way out. The mine
will not tie able to resume Op,rut ions until
the water can lie pumped out, which will
take a wivk or more. Ninety mules per
ished. The loss to tho company will he con
llarkihuchu, I’a , Auit. 36.—Hon. Himon
B. Chaw, of Easton, was nominated by the
Prohibition convention by acclamation for
Hnprane Judge, ami ('apt. I). C. Irish, of
Newcastle, for Htatn Treasurer by acclama
Persecuting the Hebrews.
OnKKha, An;;. '-16.—1n conscinience of the
nnncsutiou of Taganrog and Kostotr to the
Doncowack district, the Jews residing in
(hose places haw- I s en ordered to (le|iai-t, for
other |(Hide of the empire. Many of them
will emigrate to America.
A German Deputy to bo Prouocutod.
J’eki.i.n, Aug. 36. —Deputy Ilaienolevrr
will Is- prosecuted for belonging to an illegal
association. The trial will take place at
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CONVICTS FLAYED ALIVE.
GOV. GORDON JUMPS TO THEIR AIO
IN A RAGE.
Lessees Commanded to Show Cause
Why Their Rights Should Not B®
Forfeited - The Proper Authorities
Ordered to Prosecute the Inhuman
Atlanta, Ga., Aug. 35. —Tho sensation
here to-day has been an executive order
issued by Gov. Gordon calling on Peniten
tiary Companies 2 and 3 to show causa
Kept. 1 why their lease contracts should not
lie cancelled and annulled. Tho trouble
grows out of gross mismanagement of 111®
convict camp near Griffin, having ISO con
victs, with C. C. Bingham as superintend at
and whipping boss. Complaints have ! it
made of this camp for some time, but Tues
day tho Governor received a communica
tion signed “Convicts," alleging the mast
inhuman cruelty of Bingham and asking
him to send to tho camp and investigate.
The Governor sent Messrs. Towers and
Hhubriek at once. They found the charges
true. Four of t.he convicts had laien
stretched over barrels and whipped till
almost flayed and two others showed th®
effect* of similar treatment, all of which
the Superlntemtent made no effort to justify
except partially in one case. The officials
reported to the Governor last night, who
Immediately issued an order discharging
Bingham, and ordering further that he
should never Isi employed by the lessees in
any capacity in the management of rnnvii-U
or convict camp*. C. A. Redd, of Columbus,
was apixiintod to supply the place icuipo
rnrily. This order was executed this morn
ing and tho camp taken charge of by th®
Following this, the Governor this morn
ing issued the following additional order:
Static or Quorum, |
Atlanta, Ua., Aug. 85, lsS7. j
Whereas official information has boon re
ceived at this department 'baton or about Aug.
IS), certain convicts at worn on the Georgia
Midland Railroad, in Spalding county, were
ioaten and inhumanly w hiitis-d by C. <Ring
ham, whipping boss for snlil convicts, it is or
dered that the principal keeper of the
penitentiary, or his assistant, at once
take steps to prosecute said Bing
ham for said inhuman treatment bf
slicing out a warrant against said Bingham for
said offense, and that the (Solicitor General of
the Flint circuit lie requested to bring the mat
ter to the attention of the grand jury of Spald
ing county at the next session of the Superior
Court of said county.
It is further ordered that penitentiary com
pany Nos. 3 and il be cited to appear at th®
Executive office at 10 o'clock Thursday morn
ing, tiie (li st day of September next, to show
cause why tiie contracts with tho State for tlia
lease of convicts should not bo annulled and
that W. 11. Lowe, President of Penitentiary
Company No, ?, ami W. I). Grant, President of
(Vmipntiy No. "I. ami also.l. W. English. Acting
Prosidanl of Penitentiary Company No. 4, men
lie fucni*h,id with a copy of this order five days
liefore said hearing. It is further ordered that
the Solicitor General of the Atlanta
Circuit be requested to institute
suit In the nuine of the State on the bond of said
Penitentiary Companies Nos 3 and Sto recover
damages for the cruelty indicted on said con
victs as aforesaid, and that he insiitute said suit
without unnecessary delay, and that said Solici
tor General be furnished with a copy of this
order. Joish B. Gordon, Governor.
CAPT. LOWE SEEN.
Messrs. English and Grant were out of
tho city, but a copy of the order was sorvixl
ou Mr. Lowe this afternoon. lie said to th®
News correspondent that tie bud no appre
hension of the clfeot of the oriler on hi*
company. His defense will be that Bingham
was appoinbvi by Company No. 3, was
ratified by the Governor, and that Company
No. 2 hod nothing to do witii it. True, some
of tho victims of Bingham's cruelty
belonged to Company No. 2, but he
did not think the eompouy could be
held responsible. He did not think either of
the companies could lsi held n-s|*>iislble or
liable to the extent of fo-feiture of the lease,
us Hiieh abuses could not always be pre
vented in time by the lessee*. Tiie law pro
vides the punishment for Bingham’s offense,
and lie ought to be prosecuted.
The Governor issued an additional order
this aftoniisui directing William Turner,
tho penitentiary guard, to go to Griffin and
take charge of the tamp as agent of the
Htate till further orders and make daily re
port*. Dr. Westmoreland, tho principal
physician, was also ordered there to-day
anil is at the camp to-night. Bingham lias
already lieon arrested in all probability us
t he warrant has been sworn out by principal
GEN. KELL EXPLAINS.
There has been some criticism of the Ad
jutant General by certain military eomiia
nies tiiat while negro companies recoivodan
invitation to the Philadelphia centennial
celebration, they were ignored. Adjt. Gen.
Kell said to the News correspondent to-day
that the fault Is with the battalion com
manders. Where there were battalion or
ganisation* military etiquette required ths
invitation sent, to the Ixittulion commanders
instead of the Captains, mid by them com
municated to the ooni|Ulies. In case of un
attached companies as is the case with the
negro companies, the Invitation is sent to
them direct. Adjt. (ion. Kell said it would
not he u great while before every company
in tho Htate would be put in a battalion.
Gen. Koll lins received from the War De
partment an invoice for forty rifli-s and ac
coutrements for the Hancock Vanguards,
for which a requisition was made some
time ago. Application has i ceil made for
tiermiwion to organize a negro company in
StMirtu. It was refused, because the com
plement of negro oortipuiiiee is full.
Judge Hull has been removed to Mt.
Airy, and reports to-day indicate that his
condition is unchanged.
A. Day was btsikcd to-night for violating
the prohibition law by selling liquor at lus
wine room on Alulstum street.
Tho country home of Col. Prior Mynatt,
n*ar Uocatur, was destroyed hv Are this
morning. Nothing was saved. Tiie house,
Including the furniture, was valued at
$12,010. It was iii*nnl for alxmt SO,OOO.
All the policies of in-nrance were burned in
the building The family narrowly csraiied
with their fives. Col. Mynatt thinks the
fire was the work of an incendiary. The
pro!Nihility is that lie will rebuild.
SHE ATE UP HER FAMILY.
The Woodsmen of Manitoba Driven to
Minneapolis, Minn., Aug. 25,—Ths
Journal'll Winnipeg special says: “Letters
from Messrs. Frazier and Ktewart, dated
Ft.- Cbippcwyan, July 5, statu that they
reachtvl that point after many hardships.
Forest fin* have been numerous and de
structive. The destitution at Ft. Cliippo
wyun lust wintor was terrible, and several
cases of oanuiiialism are rejsirteil, one old
woman at Little Red river having killed
and uaten In r whole fumily. Starvation
and cannibalism are also reported from
Following the Gulf Stream.
Washington, Aug. 35. — The signal offiry
reports that tiie cyclone heretofore reisirted
has moved oust of Capo Hatter as and is ap
parently following the court® of th® Uuii