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SIX MONTHS FOR O’BRIEN.
HE IS CONVICTED ON TWO
CHARGES AND SENTENCED.
Poor-Law Guardian Mandeville Also
Given Two Months for Using: Lan
guage Alleged to be Seditious-Mr.
O’Brien Makes an Eloquent Speech
Despite the Judge’s Resort to the Gag
Cork, Sept. 31.—The trial of William
O'Brien under the crimes act, which was
commenced at Mitchellstown yesterday
was concluded to-day. The accused was
found guilty and sentenced to three months
imprisonment. Notice of appeal from the
judgment of the court was given.
Immediately after sentence had l>een pro
nounced against Mr. O’Brien on the first
charge, he was placed on trial on the second
charge. This was of the same nature as the
ot her. ITpon this he was also found guilty
and was sentenced to three months impris
onment, the term to be concurrent with the
other. Mr. O’Brien appealed from both
judgments, and was liberated on bail.
MANDEVILLE ALSO CONVICTED.
John Mandeville, chairman of the Board
of Poor Law Guardians of Mitchellstown,
who was jointly indicted with Mr. O'Brien
tor using seditious language in a speech
made on the same occasion as Mr. O’Brien’s,
was also convicted and sentenced to two
months imprisonments. Mr. Mandeville
appealed from the judgment and was per
mitted to remain at, liberty on bail pending
decision of the appeal. Mr. O’Brien, when
he emerged from the court room after the
trial, was received with an ovation by the
large crowd which had assembled to testify
their approval of his course.
At the opening of the trial to-day Mr.
Carson, counsel for the crown, complained
to the judge that Dr. Tanner, member of
Parliament, had yesterday, within the court,
called him a mean ruffian and coward, and
had expressed the hope that his head might
be broken. The court made a note of the
O’BRIEN’S NOVEL rOINT.
Mr. O.Briett. replying to the charge made
against him of having used seditious lan
image in his public address, declared that,
the court, was not, competent to try him, be
cause it was foreign in its composition to
the requirements of the British constitution.
At this point the Judge stopped Mr.
O'Brien, saying discussion of politics would
not be allowed in the proceedings. Mr.
O'Brien thereupon declared that he was
the chosen representative of the Irish peo
ple, and would advocate free speech. The
court, again stopped him. Mr. O'Brien said
the crown was guilty of having suppressed
evidence favorable to him. The crown had
withheld, for instance, note; made by the
h“jid constable of the defendant’', speech.
The notes, he said, recorded his statement
that the Irish party would give the land
bill fair play.
JUSTIFIES HIS COURSE.
Mr. O’Brien justified his defense of the
Kingston tenants on the ground that the
evictions against, them were commenced
just on the ev e of the passage of the land
hill, anil thus an attempt was made to de
fraud the poor wretched tenants of the
benefits of the measure. Ho admitted that he
had advised the tenants not to give
up without resistance, and he
bad declared that before God
and man, they were justified in defending
their homes. Mr. O’Brien spoke brilliantly
notwithstanding the interruptions by the
court, and was frequently applauded. He
asserted that his advice had prevented evic
tions, and that a hundred tenants in
Mitchellstown now possessed homes who
would have been houseless if his advice had
r.et, been adopted.
The suppression of Constable O’Sullivan’s
honest.report, he said, showed the means
adopted to secure conviction. He preferred
breaking the law with John Hampden and
George Washington to obeying the law
which Capt. Plunkett and Ktandish
O'Grady administered. Personally, be felt
very proud ot being one of a long line of
men who had made the prison cell
n glo: ious and holy place. Possibly lie
him elf would be fhe last of that long line,
for the English nation, to which the last
appeal must )>e made, would reverse thede
oision pronounced to-day and declare it no
longer a crime to defend the homes and as
sert the liberties of the Irish people.
Mitchellstown was illuminated to-night,
rows of candles being placed in all the win
dows on tiie main street. Messrs. O'Brien
and Harrington caught the night mail train
at Limerick and proceeded to Dublin.
When thev lefi Mitchellstown they were
follow ed some distance by cheering crowds.
The streets of the town were alive with
people until 10 o'clock, when the crowds
quietly dispersed on advice of Cornmer
London. Mr. Harrington will return to
Mitchellstown <m Tuesday next.
The police dispersed a gathering in the
priests’ private grounds at Mitchellstown
to-day. It is believed that an attempt will
I * made to hold a meeting near Miteliells
town to morrow.
Dr. Tanner. Nationalist member of T’ar
hatnent, made u speech at Kenney to-night.
>he j .olive in dispersing the crowd used
their hatons. and the people replied with
stones. Worse disturbance is feared.
ROYCOTTED IN CHURCH.
Dublin, Sept. 34.—The K.epress (Cotl
s*rvati\ei savs that Archbtehop Walah, of
Dublin, has expressed strong displeasure at,
the boycotting of the sister- of Magistrate
grave, the official who superintended the
affairs at Mitchellstown oil Sept. 9, on 1 lie*
evasion of the fatal conflict between the
police ami populace.' The li.r press alleges
1 'at \rchbisnop Welsh has warned the
1 T't'gy that if boycotting of Indies again
ms at the church at Mitchellstown ho
will close the church.
davitt’s alleged mission.
IjOndon, Sept. :W.—The Cork correspon
dent ot the Times snys that owing to the
blunders made by william O'Brien during
his recent \inrricnu trip the donations to
•ee National from America have
dwindled, and that Mr. Davit* liusgoun to
America to endeavor to repair the damage
o"’.e by Mr. O'Brien, lie kept Ids departure
M c-si until the last inoiuert. In* feared
,n >it he would be arrest,el. " i'll mi his proj
jrrl would be thus nipped in Cm luid.
A iPKItCH nv M I II "\
•b’hn Morley, speaking o Newcastle to
ri* 4. repudiated the notion t.lmi there w*i
nnv split between himself end the Glad
■lonian party. All long H> Mi. Gindst me
adhered 10the cause of ltre.l ,>m and justice
so long wniiM he support him. Ill* views
mi the Irish question, he ■•aid, were un
changed The government had failed to
deal satisfactorily with the Irish question.
withstanding nil their promises and
11'siges. they bud adopt. .i a ■ liamoh. and
Miexampled courac. This Parliurnent was
D-own uk "the untile.<l I’mimmirnt." In
’hi Doom., t ‘onnnoiieand ii I vlandeverv
'mug had Wen done to :IHe discussion, and
the • onntry had returmst t" '.iv riunnit by
'tic old Toryism lit it > worst form.
Dteaiptn orale made to bewilder anil i|i
h"J the pul,j,,- | liln ,| |,v !r-at geoeiallthm
hi and poiith-al platitudes that were not worth
Die-iiutT of a ■ aiuila. Bucli conduct would
hv,rNUi,ry u,c aspiration i of Irishmen
a for |)ms iroutiU. at Mib lieHstown. if the
iooetmg held I per am illegal 11 ought U>
)t Jltofuittfl |toi£
FRANCE'S WAR STRENGTH.
Some Facts Brought Out by the Mobil
Paris, Sept. 34. —The official report of
the recent mobilization severely criticises
the staff, and especially the Commissariat.
Gen. Ferron, Minister of War, has ordered
a minute inquiry into the conduct of the
branches of the service criticised, and it is
expected that several officers will, as a re
sult, be removed from the commands as in
The War and Marine departments have
lessened their estimates to an extent suf
ficient to reduce the extra budget bv 33,000-
Paris, Sept. 34.—The Cabinet have the
second time debated the advisability of ex
pelling the French Princes from the terri
tory of the Republic. It is reported that
they are divided on the question and have
concluded to allow it to remain undecided
until President Grevy returns to Paris. It
is apparent that the Princes themselves ex
pect to be expelled for they are all busily
engaged in preparing for departure.
London, Sept. 34.—Reports from the
cholera affiicted cities of Sicily show that
during the past twenty-four hours there
have been 119 new cases of the disease and
HO deaths at Messina; 10 new cases and 9
deaths at Catania, and (i new cases and 3
deaths at Palermo.
ANARCHIST DEATH ORDERS.
The Sheriff of Cook County Receives
Them from the Court.
Chicago, Sept. 3f.—The death orders to
the Sheriff of Cook county, in the Anarchist
cases, wore handed down by the Supreme
Court this morning, and reached Sheriff
Matson later in the day. The following is
At the term of the Supreme Court begun and
belli at Ottawa, on Tuesday, the 6th (lav of
September, in the year of our Lord one thou
sand eight hundred and eighty seven, within
and for the Northern Grand Division of the
State of Illinois, present: Benjamin R. Shel
don, Chief Justice: John At Death, Justice:
John H Mulkey. Justice: John Schofield, Jus
tice: Simeon Shone, Justice: Alfred M. Craig,
Justice; Benjamin I). Magruder, Justice, George
Hunt, Attorney General, L. Morrissey, Sheriff;
Alfred H. Taylor. Clerk Wednesday, Sept. 11,
present full bench, except Mr. Justice Scott.
Be it remembered, to wit, on the fourteenth
day of September, A. It, 1887. the same being
one of the regular days of said term of court,
the following proceedings were by said court
had and entered of record, to-wit: August Spies,
Michael Schwab. Samuel B’ielden, Albert K. Par
sons. Adolph Fischer, George Engel,Louisl ,ingg,
and Oscar AV. Neetie, vs. the people of the State
of Illinois, in error, to the Criminal Court of
Cook county on this day come again said parties.
The court having diligently examined and in
spected well the record and proceedings afore
said and the things therein assigned lor error
and being now sufficiently advised on and con
cerning the premise*, for tlial it appears to the
court nowhere that neither in the record and
proceedings aforesaid, nor in the rendition of
the judgment aforesaid is there anything er
roneous vicious or defective, and that
the reern-d is no error. Therefore it is con
sidered by the court that the judgement afore
said lie affirmed in all things as to each and
every one of said plaintiffs in error, and stand
in full force and effect notwithstanding said
matters and the things therein assigned for
error. And it is further ordered by the court
that the 11th day of November. A. D„ 1887,
lie and the same is hereby fixed as
Ihe time when the sentence of death pronounced
upon the plaintiffs in error, August Spies.
Michael Schwab, Samuel Fielden, Albert R.
Parsons. Adolph Fischer, George Engel, and
Louis IJngg. by the Criminal Court of Cook
county. 11l . shall be executed, and it is further
ordered by the court that the Sheriff of Cook
county. 111., lie and is hereby ordered and
directed to carry into execution the sentence of
the Criminal Court of Cook county, 111., on the
BORROWED OF THE ROAD.
The Pacific Railroad Commission was
Pinched for Money.
New York, Sept. 34. —In ihe Tribune,
this morning was a communication to the
effect that after investigating the Central
Pacific Railroad- Company at Ban Fran
cisco, the United States Pacific Railroad
Commission had borrowed money of the in
vestigated company to pay its hotel bills and
get out of town. The writer of the commu
nication thought the story should
lie denied. “It can’t he denied,”
said Commissioner Littler at this morning’s
session of the Commission, “Because it is
true. We did borrow §4,000 from the Cen
tral Pacific for that very purpose. We
thought nobody else were more beholden to
the government than this road. Within an
hour after we had borrowed the money wo
received notice from the Secretary of the
Treasury that the money had been placed to
our credit, and we paid the loan next morn
A TREASURY STATEMENT.
Gold Coin and Bullion on Hand-Pur
. chase? of Bonds.
Washington, Sept. 34.—The gold coin
and bullion in the Treasury on Sept. 30 was
$389,677,885, which is an increase in the
total for the ten days of §:j,540,ti:18. The
aggregate amount of bonds purchased by
the Treasury to-day was $ I,9tXi,.'i.>o, includ
ing $533,650 of fount and $1,377,700 of four
ami a half per cents. New York sold
$603,850. Philadelphia $15,450, Washington
$29,150, Boston £922,000, Williamsport, Pa.,
SIOO,OOO, Pittsburg SOO,OOO, Portland, Me.,
$90,000, Topeka, Kan.. $140,000. Offers
from other cities were of small amounts.
A Fight With Smugglers.
San Antonio, Sept. 24. A posse wat
sent from the I’riled States Marshal's office
to Rio Grand'’ City a few days ago to cap
ture a gang of smugglers encamped aUrnt
titty miles from I-uredo. They found the
ramp in the brush near the river, and n de
mand for surrender vvus answered by a
voliev from Winchesters. A battle ensued,
re tilting in the dentil of four of the .smug
glers and the capture of the camp and a
number of horses. The other outlaws took
refuge on the Mexican side. None of the
officers were hurt.
Virginia’s Coupon Cases.
Richmond, Va., Sept. 24. The argu
ment in the coupon cases in the United
States Circuit Court ■*. concluded to-day
and Judge Bond look nil the pa|VTs, reserv
ing hi* decision until the (irtober term of
the court. Before court adjourned, Judge
Bond issued an order restraining the Clerk
of Fauquier county from i cuing any execu
tion* and the Shi rill' "f Fauquier county
from levying upon any property of parties
who have tendered coupons In payment of
taxes until further order of thi* court.
Throe Killed by a Bomb.
QI'RHEr, Kept. 34. Three children of a
farmer named Gllbonrt whiloplaylngon the
island of Orleans to-day, where an artillery
encampment was held recently, found a shell
and lit the fuse, rim bomb exploded and
Lille. 1 them all instant A
A Frot Nip* Tobaoro.
Dayton, O Kept. J(. A hard frost this
morning killed late leaf ... narco standing,
which will amount to alowit 3,000 bq** of
seed leaf to the glowers <>. the valley and
• Uetly ruia*d let* vagetaH# prospect*.
SAVANNAH, GA„ SUNDAY. SKPTKMBKR 25, 1887.
TRAIN WRECKERS TRAPPED.
Two Black Brothers tho Fiends of the
Mobile and Girard Road.
Columbus, Ga., Sept. 24.—Tailor Thweat
and West Thweat, two negroes charged
with making two successive attempts to
wreck a Mobile and Girard railroad passen
ger train at Flournoy’s crossing last week,
were arrested by- Deputy Sheriff Bishop, of
Russell county, last night in Girard, and
carried to Seale, Ain., for safe keeping.
For some time a suspicion liasexisted that
seed cotton was being stolen from Col. Me-
Dougal's place, south of Girard, and that it
w-as brought to this city. ('unstable
Hood and Marshal Abney have been watch
ing the movements of some negroes upon
whom their suspicions rested. This morn
ing Constable Hood followed an express
wagon to this side of the river and found
that it contained about 300 pounds of cotter,
in sacks. He took charge of the cotton and
arrested the driver, George Carter. Three
others named William Smith, Joe Smith,
and Ella Hutchinson, were lodged in the
guard house in Girard this morning charged
with being participants in tho theft.
RECENT THEATRICAL VENTURES.
Tho New Opera Which Succeeds Erm
inie at the Casino.
New York, Sept. 34. —The Casino made
a dangerous experiment on Monday night.
It is doubtful if a more risky change could
be imagined than that of sending away all
of their old and tried favorites on tho rued,
and producing an entirely new opera with
a fresh troupe, and all the details in pro
nounced and emphatic contrast to the opera
“Erminie.” Mr. Daly, Mr. Wallack, and
nearly all the prominent managers are
chary of a change of this sort. If they pro
duce a piece that is entirely different from
the entertainment that they have been giv
ing at their theatres, they Invariably throw
out a sheet anchor or two to the windward
in the shape of actors who have a strong
hold upon the public. For instance, the
clever people in “Erminie’’ would succeed
in almost any opera. By- casting them in a
new piece, it would have been sure of an
“acting success” even though it might have
failed musically-, or on its intrinsic merits.
Mr. Rudolph Aronson, however, took tho
ground, that, as “Erminie” has been run
ning nearly two years, at the house, the
best thing that he could do for his patrons
was to give them an entire change of bill.
The “Marquis” was therefore brought out
in magnificent style, and with young come
dians, tenors and prima donnas. It scored a
hit off hand. In it are such excellent singers
as Bertna Ricci, Isabelle Urquhardt. Lil
lian Grubb, Courtice Pounds and Mark
Smith. The scene of the opera is laid in
France about the year 1760, and the plot
hinges on the adventures of three lovely
young girls named Mae, Marie and Marion.
They meet accidentally on a stage
coach, and, before separating, agree to
meet again at the expiration of five years,
for the purpose of comparing their adven
tures and their fortunes. They meet at an
inn which proves to be the property of
Marion, who has inherited it from an uncle.
The other two girls have climbed into
higher circles of society, one of them being
befriended by the King himself, and the
other by a dashing light opera prince. Then
there is a handsome colonel, who is also a
marquis, and who displays an amazing
facility for falling in love with everybody,
at all conceivable times and in every possi
ble place. The material for the opera is
amusing, and everything about it in keep
ing with the perfect taste that has lifted the
Casino to the front ranks of light opera
houses. The amount of care which has
been bestowed upon tho production w-ould
do credit to a grand opera organization,and
there is no donut Rut the piece will run
well along in the footsteps or “Erminie.”
Had the “Marquis” been produced with a
shade less of intelligence, care and inde
fatigable labor, its success would have been
doubtful, but every point has beeu polished,
and every character developed to its ut
most, The costumes are gorgeous, of course.
The same cause which has led to the suc
cess of “The Marquis” stamped the “Great
Pink Pearl” at the Lyceum Theatre w ith
the seal of emphatic approval. It is very
seldom indeed that a play receives more
thorough drilling and artistic tutoring than
Mr. Daniel Froham has given to the piece
which opened his first season at the Lyceum
Theatre. There is a lesson in it for the slip
shod management of uny of tho other houses
in town. Insufficient rehearsals and care
lessly gathered companies ruined the Union
Square and VVallack’s Theatres Thorough
ness in these matters has made Daly’s suc
cess, and it will have the same effect on Fro
ham’s Lyceum Theatre. No piece has ever
been presented in New York with more
beuuty and finish than “Tho Great Pink
Pearl.” Mr. Edward Sot hern, the distin
guished son of tho famous father, ndded a
new triumph to his already brilliant achieve
meats of the past. year, fie appeared both
in “The Pink Pearl" and the little one act
piece that pre-edo.l it, called "Editha’s
Burglar.” Tho first was a strong
bit of character act ing, and the second was
a juvenile role which was played with <ie
lightful spirit and dash. He carried off
most of the honors, though Mr. Herbert
Kelcey and Mr. Rowland Bin kstoim were
well to the lore The composition of this
company, together with the fact that Mr.
Fiohmsn will manage it, sugge-t* that Mr
Dalv will have n hr . k r:\al in the field.
Frohtnan is i:i sonv* rcqs- -Is the brainiest
manager in New York, and he has about
him a company of unequalled excellence,
consisting as itdocs of VV. J Lemoyne,
Edward Kothern. Herbert Keloev, Rowland
Buckston*- and Herbert Archer among the
men, and Grace Henderson, Etta Hawkins,
nudl Madame D.’Naucaoze. Tli“ pc .-oiielle
of this troujie cannot lip approached hr the
companies of either Wallace’s, Daly’s or the
Madison Square, as far as the men are con
cerned. The first performance was as
smooth as though the play had run fora
hundred nights. A neat hit was made by a
man named Cotton, who said nothing
through the piece but “so.” He rang the
changes on this monosyllable with extraor
dinary humor. Aft°r the dismal failuresof
the past two weeks, two such remarkable
sue'-esses as “The Marquis" mid "The Little
Pink Pearl” are worth chronicling.
Pensacola, Kr.\ , (Sept. 34. ('apt. H. \.
Fuller, owner of the steamer Cumberland,
arrived in this ejty tills morning. He is
here for the purpose of establishing a line
of steamers between this port and Tampa,
\V. It. Cook, Superintendent of Public
Schools for this county, has issued a cireu
I*r announcing Die programme of the
Teacher*' Institute, which nsM-rnblo* here
next Monday end <x>nlmU'*x until Friday.
The Florida delegation of the Grand
Army of the lb-public passed through the
city last night on their way t<> Nt. l<ouis.
Hamilton Ooee Wet.
Jahi'KH. Fi.a., Kept. 31. The • elec
tion ym ••rdey for or against whisky
In Hamilton county, pawl off quietly
amid intense elrileiMflt and deep
feeling. Tin; Indus* worked nobly from Die
opening to thech>tilg of Die poll*, ruble
IIIJ* Die wet majority in this jar redact from
nflf -or atxtv to seventeen No official re
turn* are yet in but th* county has gone
wee by atioui 112*
A MOVE TO REVISE THE LAW
FIXING ITS DURATION.
Quinquennial Instead of Triennial Ses
sions Desired by the Government
The Law Against the Socialists Not
Apt to be Abrogated A Lull in the
Row With France.
[Copyright 1887 by the .Veto York Associated
Berlin, Sept. 34.—The Reichstag will
reconvene on Nov. 15. It is now clear that
the leading domestic question w hich w i 1 he
considered, is revision of the article of the
constitution fixing the duration of Partin
ment. The leaders of the National Liberals
took the initiative in IBti7 in
the debate on the constitution of the North
German Confederation, proposing extension
of the period of the Reichstag. In 1880 the
question was again discussed, but without
result. The government then proposed to
prolong the Reichstag from three to five
years, but only obtained uncertain support.
Now, however, the situation is changed.
The National Liberals are again an
important factor. The government
groups will renew the proposal of
a five-years' Parliament, and the Conserva
tives and Reichspartei will support it.
Prince Bismarck privately prompts and
will openly indorse the proposal, wtiich can
not fail to olitkin a decisive majority. The
measures will not, however, pass without
keen and bitter opposition from the
Progressists, who foresee in the transi
tion from triennial t-o quinquennial
Parliaments a road toward triennial
budges, leaving the government unrest riot
ed in the use of the national fund. The op
position press even conjures up as a certain
sequel to the alteration of the constitution
restriction ot tho right of universal suf
frage. The Centre party will also oppose
LAWS AGAINST THE SOCIALISTS.
Another project for consideration in Die
Reichstag that, is certain to raise excited
opposition is the Conservative proposal to
abrogate the law against tho Socialists
which law expires on Kept. 90, 188s. The
Socialists need hope for nothing, as a bill
will he substituted extending and in
creasing the severity of tho laws
relating to associations and the
press. The Vossisclus ’/.eitung says that
instead of relaxing repression the project
means that exceptional laws affecting the
Socialists will lie converted into laws egainst
all opposition parties.
Nothing really definite is as yet known
regarding the scope of the bill. The leaders
of the Ministerial groups are reported to lie
in agreement on the measure There is
reason to hope that the Progressists exagger
ate the character of the proposals which, as
truly stated,show a tyrannical exercise of the
power of the majority that may lead to a
revulsion of feeling throughout the empire.
CONDITION OF THE CROWN PRINCE.
Alarming reports of a renewal, in a had
form, of the affection of the Crown Prince
Frederick William have bee:: traced to
Paris and Vienna source-. They are
so defini-e and detailed that they
have created much anxiety here.
Inquiries sent to Toblach elicited a telegram
to-night stating that the Prince has not boen
troubled with fresh symptoms.
The relations existing Is-tween Germany
and France at the present moment are less
irritating than for some time jiast. Count
Von Munster returned to his post
at Paris yesterday, charged with a pacific
message from Prince Rismarek to M.
Flourens. In his interview with M. Flourens,
Count Von Munster said that the views of
the German government, were that, the state
of Europe justified hope of the maintenance
of peace, which Germany would do her ut
most to aid.
RASH YOUNG SCH.NABELE.
A semi-official reference to the case of the
lad Sehnaiielc received through the French
Embassy by Count Herbert Bisniarc-k elicit
ed from the latter a promise that, m dispos
ing of the ease the youth of the culprit would
be taken into conslderatior.
There is no improvement in tho relations
between Germany and Russia.
The Cologne Gazette presents an accurate
reflection of Gorman sentiment towards
Russia. It says that faith in Russia as an
ally is dead, and tlrj t if the Emperors met
under existing circumstances, their meeting
would not have any political significance.
WALKING STICKS FOR WOMEN.
A New Kink in the World of Fashion.
New York, Kept. 24.—A fashion intro
duced at foreign watering places this year
has originated the carrying by women of
very tall and much ornamented walking
sticks. The custom threatens to make its
apjiearance in this country, though it is safe
to say, with our present style ot dress and
methods of living, these canes w ill hardly
become popular They may, indeed, tin
said merely to represent a fresh way of
spending money Mild exhibiting extrava
gance. I happened to sec one of these sticks
n few days ago. It, had been brought to
New York by a fashionable woman who
had been spending the summer at Trouville.
I believe she used the cane religiously on
the other side, but here it occupies a
prominentooi ner in the drawing room and
is regarded more as a curiosity than any
thing else. It is made or finest satin wood
and is twice the length of tho ordinary
walking stick. The handle is thick and
round, topped with gold and sin rounded hv
tiny tniquoi* and diamond*. On touching
a soring this gold tip fii'-* tin ~ revealing
within a small bottle, ore- im ibly for per
fume. I say presumably ueeatiHo one would
naturally imagine the gia*- r< • ••ptarln to lie
destined for triple extrect* mid nothing else*.
Inquiry, however, revea'ed the startling
faet Diat anything liquid with the exception
of perfume msv Ire earri.*d in the liottle.
Vinaigrettes, I was gravely informed,
belong to a past ge-.e-at i"n. No woman of
elegHnee ever carries o;ie. She rubs a few
drop*of fragrant ext; ac. in her rare, and
put* any number ot When sachet* in the
drawers of ner toilet t i!>le, but as to being
*e*u with a vulgar smelling bottle, such u
thing is out. of the question. What, pur
pO*e, then. dne> the bottle 111 the jewele I
isn serve' M by, in nine '-a** out of t>-n
it is filled with chloral, brandy , liqueur or
anv other of th s’lniulatillg drugs m> much
affected by the modern woman of fashion.
Brownsville Not Devastated.
Galveston, Tk.v, Sept. 31.—The follow
ing telegram to the Aso-ihlihl Pii-s.* was
received this afternoon:
HsnwN-tvn.i.r. TANARUS x . Kept. 34. I’le*r contra
dict the telecram* sent from l* re retailor to
l tie deta*tat i"tt h> lhr -term in Ibitrity The
slate of things Mas areally rxi .l le<l and
inlsre|iresehi>*d But vrty IIIII .* tkiioigce wns
done We are tally shirt" ear for the suffei
era. If any there are. ,1 . A Miom..
Mayor pro lent.
A t l.a xi vDa , Kept .1 lr<gi*lal ive pro
' ending* to day will hardly make an itrui
The Henatn "'•> not in eesalon ami the
Ho'iae was onnJXd only la readiag Mil*
th* fit aland vsrend time
A Breezy Letter From the South
Charleston, Sept. 34 - Another week of
sensations-- this time w it!i several first class
burglaries thrown in. The! Yoghan mystery
still remains a mystery, but one of tin) past;
people have almost forgotten it, and even
the reporters have ceased searching for
clues. The burglaries, act omits oi which
have already been published in the Morn-
INti Nkws, have awakened the people of
Charleston to the realization of the fact
that its police force is utterly inadequate to
the protection of the city, and a pressure is
being brought to bear upon the administra
tion to reorganize and reinforce it.
The department, is managed by a hoard of
commissioners, whose administration is not
considered at all efficient. There are on the
force a good many old men wholmvegrown
gray in th service, but who are for that
very reason unfit to discharge the duties.
These men, it is claimed, should U> relieved.
If the city is bound to do anything for them
it might pension them. There are also
men who might be weeded out for other
The present administration goes out of
office in December, unit will hardly do more
than bring the force up to the number re
quired by law —seventy-live men. They
will, however, leave for their successors a
splendid station house in tbo central part of
the city, and no debts.
THE MUNTRIPAL CANVASS.
The municipal campaign grows in in
terest, Since Saturday last another candi
date for the Mayoralty has shown up, Al
derman E. F. Swoegnn. Alderman Sivee
gan is called the father of all the city
fathers, from the fact that he has been an
Alderman from the time whereof the
memory of man runneth not to the con
trary. It may be added that Alderman
, Sweegan has been a possible candidate for
the Mayoralty ever since he has been an
Aldernmn. It will not be inferred that be
ha offered himself for the
position during all these years.
What is meant is that he has been
talked of as a candidate. It is not probable
that he will receive the nomination this
year. The Democrats of Charleston are
searching for new men and new measures
The United Labormeu held a meeting
during the week and made another lizzie
The meeting was attended by t wenty-<iiite
persons all told, most of whom wore de
ludes! Democrats. They first fired out,
the reporters and then called upon those
present to come up and sign the roll.
Inquiries followed as to what was to be
done. The answer was that the United
Laborers were to cut loose from the Demo
cratic and Republican parties
“(lerreat Scott! Aro yez going to let In
the naggursl” inquired a Milesian Demo
“Certainly,” was the reply.
“(food evenin’ to yis,” and a dozen more
of the twenty-nine followed the reiiorter
into banishment. The United Laborers
then organized with about thirteen mem
The new line of steamers to New York
has not yet started. George W. Quintard,
the great steamship king, paid a flying visit,
to the city and ha several hurried inter
views with the committee appointed by the,
two Exchanges anU then skipped off sud
denly to New Yore. Nothing definite is
known of the outcome of these conferences,
but it seems to lie generally understood that
Mr. Quintard told the committee that
Charleston might get anew line of steam
ships for $150,000.
“Would Charleston have the manage
Ho the $150,000 was not forthcoming, and
so the matter stands. “Charleston people
sometimes do stupid things,” said a prom
inent merchant, “but if Mr. Quintard ex
jkm*ts them to give him $1.50,000 for a minor
ity interest in two old wooden ships, he's
mistaken.” This same merchant, who by
the way is one of the biggest merchants in
the city, thinks that a line of st eamers can
tie secured of the cotton and produce men
promise the owners a preference of freight.
He is willing to sign any contract to that
effect,and if a sufficient number of merchants
can be induced to enter into an arrange
ment of that kind, he thinks there will be
no difficulty in getting up anew line.
A BUSINESS KICHIT.
Just at this time a rather lively fight is in
progress. The Sun, the new afternoon pa
per, lias been publishing letters from all
parts of the State showing why Charleston
has lost her trade and how she can regain
it. A good mnny people, among them the
Xew* and t'onr'er, think that Charleston
has not lost her trade, and one wide-awake
drummer took up the lettei I #published in the
Sun, and investigated the financial standing
of the writers with the somewhat startling
result that most of them had no rating nt
nil in the commercial agencies. As most of
the Nua’s correspondent* claimed that, one
cause of Charleston's lies of trade was the
fact that her merchants did not sell on
credit, this long-headed drummer points out
that they could not very well sell on credit
to persons who had no rat ing.
There is more ground for the statement
published here and alluded to in this cor
respondence. that the young men of the city
are emigrating ls>causo they have no chance
to get on in their native city. There is hut
one remedy— to pay living wages and to
help them along in this world by giving
them the chance to become the owners of
THE COMING CARNIVAL.
The gala week scheme gives promise of
abundant success, and Charleston will lie a
good and pleasant place to \ i*it during the
first week in November. The committee
have raised a sufficient sum to warrant
them in undertaking a very elaborate pro
gramme. The railroad. have fallen
into lini'. The inqiortance of this
enterprise to Charleston cannot
l>e estimated. If the coming car
nival 1-. a success ami everything points
that way—it will leu! probeolv to the or
gtnizMtrn of a permanent carnival awtoeia
tion. which w ill soon Is 1 in a position to get
up annual carnivals anil trade displays,
which (annot fail to draw thousands of vis
itors to toe city and to increase its business
aid trade. It mav l>e mentioned that the
carnival is almost entirely the work of
young Charleston. The editor of the .Yen*
mill < Vni rirr, in turning the matter over to
his young men, told them to stir up the
young men. They did so; with what result*
will be seen in Novemlier.
A FACTORY BURNED
Inonndaries Started the Blaze - Many
Evansville, Ixn., Sept. “4.—L. f’uster
A. Co.'s large furniture factory was dee
trojred by fire hist night, and neighboring
buildings were saved with great difficulty.
Th • loss oil the building and stock is
$711,0011. The insurance is $40,010. The fire
was doubtless of incendiary origin.
SI.AMEH AMoMI NTOIIKS.
Memphis, Kept. ;t.~Kira last night at
Wynne, Ark., destroyed nearly the whole'
Imstnnss portion of the town. Th* loss is
fully ETi.Ouh. The proper! vi partially in
sured Wynne is seventeen miles north of
Forest t'liv, Ark., *1 the junction of the
bald Knob and Helen* breach of the Iron
NOTES FOR WOMEN
Points About Interviews and Other
New York, Sept. -4. — Miss Marietta
Holley, “Josiah Allen’s Wife," is not
especially fond of interviewers and is apt to
avoid them when she ran. She told me no
long time ago, however, t hat her experiences
w ith newspaper women were often like that
of Mrs. Frances Hodgson Burnett, who on
one occasion did her utmost, to escape seeing
a correspondent, but after a half hour’s
talk made up for her previous backwardness
by exclaiming with some warmth: “Oh, l
like you I Can’t you come again f”
Interviewers of thesex masculine dislike
to get points from a woman sometimes,
because they say she always wants to see
the note book, the pencil and the other
paraphernalia come out and to tie sum her
sentences are taken down verbatim. 'I bis is
not the experience of a feminine interviewer
with her own sox, however. The woman’s
punctilio with a reporter is mainly put on
to let him know she ha* been through the
operation lie to re and understand* the
mechanism and the proprieties of the occa
sion. The reporter may find ier ready
enough to talk to him, but ho has no idea
how she unbosom* herself to a newspaper
woman whom she trusts. He she writer,
lecturer, educator, on a charities board,
whatever her doings, her plans or her pros
pects, with a woman she Ims no thougut of
lead pencil formalities. tshe knows she is
talking to someone who very likely looks
at the matter from the same point of view
with herself, and she is as frank and ronfi
dentiHl us if she chatted to her own shadow.
Interviewing women commonly is very easy
and very pleasant work for women.
LAST SPRING WHEN THE ANNOUNCEMENT
was made that Miss Rose Elizabeth Cleve
land was coining to New York to reside in
the fall, the house of Mrs. Syivanus Reed,
in whose school Miss Cleveland had engaged
to teach, was haunted for a day or two by
reporter*, mostly women, to get the latest
developments for publication. It. so
happened that one enterprising news
gatherer, resort ing to a dev it e not altogether
unknown among newspaper men, presented
herself to Sirs. Reed not as an accredited
reporter, but as the mother of a little girl
whom she wished to enter in the school.
With a parent's pardonable interest she
plied Mrs. Reed with questions about. Miss
Cleveland's attainment*. her exact position
m the school and Mrs. Heed's opinion of her
capabilities, and that, lady, wholly unaware
that she was talking for cold type, spoke
freely, and experienced something of a
surprise to see a sprightly and very readable
exaggeration of her remarks in a morning
paper next, day. Mrs. Reed was unable to
remember the personal appearance of her
betrayer, and the n • xt. feminine reporters
who visited her would have met a cold ro
(•option if she had not been able to produce
satisfactory evidence that she was lint the
guilty she. Women take the news scenting
of the masculine reporter for granted, but
they visit the sins of their own sox with
severer punishment* All newspaper
women suffer when one is a little too clever.
Though the number of women engaged in
newspaper work does not multiply very
rapidly, the organization of women’s press
associations testifies to the fact that the
women who are in it ex|iect to stay. The
Women’s National Press Association was
organized in New Orleans during the ex
position and branches have sprung up in
several States. The most flourishing of
these probably are the ('hicago Association
and the New England Association, which
numliei among its members Alice Htono
Blackwell and Mrs. Vogel, of the Woman'*
Journal; Mrs, Marion Mcßridl*. of the
Boston I'ost; Mrs. Hallie Joy Whit?, of the
Herald; Mrs. Kate Tannatt Woods, as well
ns representatives oi a good portion of the
papers published in Massachusetts.
MltS. LOUISA KNAPP,
who receives $5,000 a year for editing the
Philadelphia Home Journal, does her work
under conditions as pleasant as often fall to
the lot of a journalist. Her business office
is at her home in Camden, N. J., and is full
of pictures and flowers. She ha* telephone
connections with the Philadelphia establish
ment and directs the smallest details of the
Some pretty yachting costumes appear
on these yachting days in New York. A
woman who enjoys the water at all enjoys
it very much and looks better on yachtlsjard
than anywhere else. A pictur"sque costume
tliat went charmingly with bright cheeks
and flowing hair was a sailor shirt of a
cream-white silk, laced with scarlet silk,
and having a rolling collar. A short full
skirt of a fine rod serge went with it, and a
peaked yachting cap in red and white.
Another pretty device for a showy blonde
was a petticoat of striped blue and white
serge Over this was draped a white serge
tunic raised high on the right side and
drawn plainly across to the left. The blue
holies had vest, cuffs and revors of white.
With the gown wont, a white felt sailor hat
with ribbons of blue. A gala day yachting
gown for smooth water sailing was of white
silk shirt and skirt* alike, the color being
supplied by a peaked blue cap and a blue
susli knotted loosely about the waist and
falling in lieu of draperies at one side.
This also was a blonde girl's gown and suited
her red gold hair wonderfully.
Soft, white India silk gowns for not too
formal evening wear arc finished nowadays
with scarf drapery of the silk crossing the
bodice diagonally from the shoulders, mid
then forming a panier on one side. Home
lighter fabrics, gauze or lace, fall on the
other side low on the skirt like a loosely
knotted sash. There is a long, pointed vest,
and high collar, wrought with [K arls.
Mrs. Whitney, the wife <• tne Secretary
of the Navy, is said on pretty good author
ity to mean to push her scheme for the
establishment, of a college for the training
of domestic servant* to accomplishment in
New York this winter. Neither Mrs. Whit
ney nor anybody else can induce American
girls to enter such an institution unless
committed to it by a magistrate until
American women see to it that kitchen girls
do not lose caste any more than shop girls
or school teachers.
Mrr. Langtry was a picturesque object,on
Broadway tne other day clad in dark hluu
tailor gown, fltiinir without a wrinkle, and
crowned by feather plumed Rembrandt
bat, But she does slain her hair. There’s
no use denying it. There isn’t u t heat,re
goer with a memory five seasons long who
can't remember when it. was a simple brown
without the red gold in it. fi. P. H.
Her Hundred and Third Year.
From the Ronton Herald.
(me of the oldest residents of Kkhx
county died \e*t*rday afternoon—Mrs.
Elizabeth Putnam, of Dtuiveis, widow of
(Jol. Jesse Putnam. Mrs. Putnam was horn
on Not U, UN, In the town of Middle
town, Hite married Col. Putnam, of Dan
vers, on June ”, IS<H, and they at once
went to live in a house which now forma
imrt of the house where she died. Hhe had
lived there all her (lays, and lived a happy
married life for almoat eighty years.
Twelve children were born to them, six
sons and six daughter*, five of whom sur
vive, All those wno are now dead lived lo
ne Hfl years of age or over
HTATianrs shoe tbs' thee uimiiiqKton ofsoftr
tn lb* last tin v years baa gone up from about I*
to TO pound, per head, of tee from it* to i .
rounds |*u bred, of tobacco fropi Sb to ltd
• ben greet gieedleifcen dwt.
i PBK'ERin 4 Y EAR. |
j .% ( E.VTS \ COPY, f
OLD YETS SHAKE HANDS,
LAST DAY OF THE REUNION AT
Letters Read From Gov. Gordon and
Senator Cullom -Both Express a De
sire for Complete Reconciliation of
the Sections The Letter of th*
Georgian the Most Cordial.
Evansville, Ixr>., Sept. 34.—At the
close of the Blue and Gray Reunion hers
yesterday evening, letters were read from
Gov. J. B. Gordon, United States Senator
S. M. ( iiilooi, Gen. James Longstreet, Hon-
Roscoe Uonkling, Gen. John U. Black, Gen.
Basil W. Duke and Col. W, C. Goodin?.
The Iwo first named are representative*
from two sections, and ureas follows:
I'HII.AUZI PRIA. Sept. If, IW7 To her rum-*
.If. Shacket forth and the Committee on the Fe
ll,l mu of the Rlui unit th an. KlHUwril/r. 1
Mv llk.ah Si as: - Official duties of a most presj
ing character Impoaod by circumstance* wljicii
I could not runnel conqiel my immediate 0-
tum to Georgia It is one of the seriou- d'*-
nppolntmeiits of my life that I am thus dem-d
the privilege of attending lb* reunion of the
Rliie, and I,ray at Evansville, It was my desire
and purposu after witnessing th- cele
bration of tbr Constitutional Centen
nial at Philadelphia the present week
to return by way of Evansville, and by my pres
cnco to at least express the earnest and ferrsnt
sympathy 1 feel with the heaven-inspired effort,
thereto he made to luinish from Ib* heart s of
brave men the last vestige of enmity and ot
suspicion, and weld them into*,-,unmanbrother
hood as sacred as truth and ns enduring ustini".
This Is an object Immeasurably above the p-tty
tMirtlsan aims and ambitions of men. nd r, a *
compllshment should enlist, the prayer* and *f
forts of good men and w omen in all our country.
For myself I h*d rather be n bumble tottpi
ment in t tie liands of Provirk’ni"* to
obliterate the dissensions growing
out of our late civil war than lo
occupy the highest position in the universe.
This result It is the beneficent tendency of the
reunion t> achieve, and Ih-refore. it is wit’i
nain that I relinquish the hope of participit.li g
in the occasion. Trusting that the reunion -' l
be enjoyed by all and that the high and gen
erous purpose of its promoters will meet nob
fruition. I am, my dear sir, sincerely and faith
fully yours, J. H Go ft nos.
SENATOR rULLOM .S LETTER
SpaiNnriEi.D, 111., Kept 1-1. 1W
lien. James if. Shackelford and the Invitation
Mv Pear Bins: Your favor of the M m*t,
iVKliiesting my acceptance of an invitation of
your committee to attend tbe proposed reunion
of the ex Union and ex-rebai soldiers of the late
war to take place in your city on the 21*t to the
-Jljd inst. inclusive has been received.
Please accept my thanks for your very cour
teous. lull pressing invitation. I have not
answered sooner Iwcausc t hoped for several
day* after receiving it that I might be able to
attend, hut 1 find ihal my engagements are
such t hat. I shall not ho able to do so. Such a
reunion as protested, “of the blue and grav.”
may Ik- made of value lo tbe country,
not by yielding any principle for which tea
Union army fought or tne national govern);.tot
contended Inil by cultivating a disposition oil
the pari of all American citizen* to pul away
animosities and cherishing t he spirit of harmony
ami peace between the section* in tbe inter
csl of the prosperity of the people, with
malice toward none. I regard it as
i in- duly of all people to do
ivliiit can reasonably he done to make r*ir na
tion riot only a union rf States, but a union of
hearts and bands a* w ell, holding fast to those
principle* on which our Union rests, and also
to grateful recollection of the brave and
patriotic men who fought for the Union on the
field of hallie. Trusting that your reunion may
he a grand success. I am with respect very
truly yours, S. M. Ul llom.
More About Their Way of Dorns Busi
ness In the Camps.
Atlanta, Ga., Sept. 24.—The eonx-jot
investigation was resumed this morning at,
10 o’clock with a full attendance, except
Mr. Hlllyer. Meriwether I,cwif, was sworn.
He was in the employ of the Chattahoochee
Brick Company,and was a guard of the con
vict* on the Georgia Midland road. He re
membered the time that Bill Slaughter,Mob
ley Wilson and Bennett were whipped by
Whipping-boas Bingham. They had be
comes so unruly that it was necessary that
they be whipped. It was his opinion that
they became incensed on account of their
rations Iteing cut down. Slaughter waa
considered a very bad negro and bad threat
ened to kill any one who tried to whip
Arnold Conyers testified that he was with
the brick company also, and was a guard
of the cam pa on the Georgia Midland. Ha
had helped to hold the convicts to ba
whippet!, but only when orders came from
Mr. Bingham. The witness said a good
strapping waa frequently necessary, as they
would not work if they did not, receive it.
Testimony was introduced in regard to
the case of Bill Bturgiss, who died in John
son county, April Ut, Itrio. Cos!. Tower*
testified that be v:*;ted the rnm|), but, found
the statement tliut fc- was killed with a rail
untrue. He wrote < 'apt. Smith, the lessee,
that ho was gratified to report that the cas*
was exaggerated about his death. He looked
upon Col. McGuin, who was in charge of
the camp, as a bad man. and in another
ease he refused to indorse his reappointment
to the p.ssition of w hipping-bos*.
Gov. Gordon urged that greater speed
would be necessary in order to bring th*
case to a close next weak, and announced
that, beginning with Monday, they would
meet at ;i o'clock, adjourn at 2, meet again
at •') and adjourn at .5, thereby doing seven
hours' work per day.
SALE OF THE TELEGRAPH.
Jas. H. Campbell the Purchaser—Mr.
Lamar to Retire.
Macon, Ga.. Sept. 24.—The Macon 7W
graph to-dav '-banged hands, J. H. damn
!ell purchasing the entire stock of the pub
lishing company from J. F. Hanson. Mr.
Hanson sold for purely private reasons.
The Teleji aph has been a pronounced pro
tective tariff [taper. The new management
will conduct it as a low tariff paper.
Mr. Campbell i* a relative of J. H. Blount,
member of Congress from this district.
The -ale was the subject of gen
eral street talk because of the
complete change from a protection to a low
tarirt' polity. Mr. Campbell lsverv popular
in Macon, bring n widely known business
man and universally liked. Bo far as can
l*> learned the only changes to be made in tbe
editorial force i the removal of Col. Lamar
who has oeen in editorial charge for th*
oast seven years. Harry Edward*. Robert
llayne aurl Bridges Smith, of the old force,
are retained. The paper will be improved
m various way* In a short time The objarL
<>i the new proprietor is to make iteonaerv
-.and |t taking of nos
ing of the course pursued by the former
management. Mj. Munson and CM.
laimar leave the p|i*r with the regrata of
niiinv warm friend* who heve stood bv th*
[Hiper throughout It* winding*. It i* not
a now ii wlint Col. lAiuar’* future plana are.
buthe has many admirers here who wish
him every success. The amount paid for
the paper ' not [-oillvely known, though
Unstated uii ■? '* wan paid for M