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A- HANGS ON THE WRIT
rrsr OF THE FORMAL ORDER IN
THE ANARCHIST CASES.
Attorney General of Illinois Will
be Permitted to Make an Oral Argu
ment if He Wishes -The Hearing of
the Application Will Occur Thurs
Washington, Oct. 21. —In the United
States Supreme Court to-day, Chief Justice
Waite read the formal order in the Anar
chist case, of which notic6 was given Satur
day, and which provides for a hearing on
Thursday next, of the argument of the An
archists petition for a writ of error. Attor
ney General Hunt of Illinois who was pres
cut in court, asktd whether the court desired
to hear argument in behalf of the State.
The Chief Justice replied that the court
merely wished to notify him that a hearing
would be given on that day in order that he
might take such action in behalf of the State
as he should think best.
“If I wish to make an oral argument in
behalf of the State,” asked Mr. Hunt, “shall
I be permitted to do so?”
“You will," replied the Chief Justice.
Following is the text of the order:
Following the precedent in Twitchell vs the
Commonwealth u Wall., 331), we have permit
ted this motion to bo made in open court, at the
suggestion of Mr. Justice Harlan, to whom the
application was first presented, on account of
the urgency of the case and its importance.
But as was said in that case, writs of error to
State courts have never been allowed as of
right, that is to say, as of course, and it is the
dutv of him to whom an application-for such
writ is made to ascertain from examination of
the record of the State court whether any ques
tion cognizable here on appeal was made and
decided in the proper court of the State, and
whether the case on the face of the record will
justify the allowance of a writ. Deeming
that proper practice, we will hear the
counsel on Thursday next in support of this
motion, not only upon the point whether any
Federal questions were actually made and
decided in the Supreme Court of the State, but
also upon the character of those questions,so that
we may determine whether they are such as to
make it proper for us to bring the case hem for
review. We have caused the Attorney General
of Illinois to be informed that the motion will
bo heard at the time stated.
Attorney General Hunt, of Illinois, said
to-night that he had no doubt, the Supreme
Court would refuse the writ of error asked
by counsel for the Anarchists. He thought
thejatter had practically no case at all.
An Important Decision in Three Land
Washington, Oct. 24. —A decision was
rendered by the Supreme Court of the
United States to-day in three cases of the
United States, appellant, against the States
of Louisiana, Alabama and Mississippi.
These were suits brought in the Court of
Claims by the States named to recover from
the United States 5 per cent, of the net pro
ceeds of the sales of public lands within
their limits, and also to recover indemnity
for swamp lands purchased by
individuals, the proceeds of which were, by
statute, directed to be applied as far as nec
essary, to the reclamation of such lands by
means of levees and drains. The United
States maintained that the Court of Claims
had no jurisdiction to determine a cause in
which a State sued the United States; that
part of the claims were barred bv the
statute of limitations, and that the tfnited
States was entitled to make a set off or
counter claims on account of unpaid direct
taxes due from the States of Louisiana, Ala-
I mma and Mississippi under the act of Aug.
5, ISiii. The Court of Claims decided that
it had jurisdiction; that the disputed items
were not barred by the statute of limita
tions, and that set off or counter claim could
not be allowed. This court affirms the
judgment. The opinion was delivered by
RIGHTS OF BREWERS.
The Supreme Court Refuses to Ad
vance Prohibition Cases.
Washington, Oct. 24.—The Supreme
Omrt to-day denied the motion to advance
made by Pacard, of Chicago iu four pro
hibition liquor cases from lowa, and one
from Georgia standing on the docket as Nos.
_IOIH and 1091 to 1094 inclusive. They in
volve the same questions which were pre
sented by the case of Ziebold and Kazelin,
already argued. The Attorney General of
Kansas, who by reason of misapprehension
did not appear to argue the latter case
orally was iu the court room this morning,
and filed a petition for leave to
make an oral argument now, not
withstanding the fact that the court has
already taken the case under advisement.
The question presented by this case is re
garded as a very important one, since it in
volves the constitutionality of all the pro
hibition legislation since the adoption of
the Fourteenth Amedment which does not
provide for compensation to brewers and
distillers, for the value of property des
troyed by the forcible closing of their es
Responsibility of Bank Directors.
Washington, Oct. 24.—Attorney Gen
eral Garland submitted to the Supreme
Court to-day a motion to have advanced
lor early bearing the case of the receiver of
the First National Hank of Buffalo, N. Y.,
against Elbridge Spaulding and others,
which involves the question of the respon
sibility of directors of national banks for
negligence in the performance of their du
ties. The motion to advance is made at
the request of the Comptroller of the Cur
TALKED TOO MUCH.
The Civil Service Commissioners to be
More Guarded in the Future.
Washington, Oct. 24.—There is reason to
believe that the President will avail himself
of the earliest opportunity to suggest to
Civil Service Commissioners Oberly and
Edgerton the inadvislbility of exchanging
indiscriminate interviewing. The inter
views with these gentleineu which have
been recently published havo really put the
commission in a false light before the coun
try. Its members are not at swords’ points,
as some of the opposition newspapers havo
rashly inferred, nor do they spend most of
their time or thought on the subjects about
which they differ. Hereafter they will not
only attend ns strictly and faithfully to
their regular duties, as heretofore, but they
w ill also avoid the appearance of w andering
Six Boilers Explode Simultaneously.
Ironton, 0., Oct. 24.—At H o’clock this
'Horning a battery of six steam boilers in
Jlie Laurence Iron Works exploded, killing
Thomas and Mike Dwyer and two others,
and wounding twenty persons. Portions of
tile boilers were blown half a mile away.
Already Below Zero.
Bt. Pact., MiNN., Oct 24—It has lieen
bitter cold here all day, and to-night the
mercury stands at 20" above. At Billings,
Mont., 15" below zero is reported, and at
Aberdeen, Dale., the temnorature is Hero.
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A ROMANCE OF CRIME.
A Suicide Admits a Murder for Which
Another is Doomed to Die.
San Francisco, Oct. 24.—The suicide
yesterday of Henry Berhayon, brother-in
law of Dr. J. Milton Bowers, now under
sentence of death for poisoning his wife two
years ago, has resulted in sensational de
velopments. Berhayon left a letter ad
dressed to the Coroner, the contents of which
that official declines to reveal, but it is stated
on good authority that the letter is a full
confession, and that Berhayon acknowledged
that he administered the poison to his sister
for the purpose of obtaining insurance
on her life, and exonerated Dr. Bowers
from any connection with the crime. The
letter has been placed in the hands of the
police and efforts are being made to estab
lish the truth of its statement. During the
trial of Bowers, who was a practicing phy
sician in this city, the evidence against him
was circumstantial, and Berhayon was one
of the principal witnesses for the prosecu
tion. Dr. Bowers was found guilty of mur
der in the first degree and sentenced to be
hanged. The case was appealed to the Su
preme Court, where it is now pending.
AT FIRE’S MERCY.
An Unconquerable Conflagration in a
Wsst Virginia Town.
Wheeling, W. Va., Oct. 24. —Word has
just reached here of a serious tire at Spen
cer, Roane county, West Virginia, on Fri
day last. There was nothing to fight the
fire with but buckets, and water being
scarce and the wind high, two-thirds of the
town was destroyed, including the Capital,
church, Central hotel, post office, Cleavin
ger House, school house, court house, jail,
and several small dwellings and stores. The
loss is $75,000 and the insurance $12,000.
Fire also occurred at Petroleum, W. Va.,
last night and destroyed S. Woodward's
valuable oil plant, and considerable oil.
The loss is heavy.
A LUMBER MILL BURNED.
Detroit, Oct. 24.—A special to the Free
lh-ess from Manistee, Mich., says; “One of
the mills of the Manistee Lumber Company
known as the Jamson mill, situated on the
east side of Manistee lake, together with
4,000,000 feet of good seasoned lumber, was
entirely burned this afternoon. The loss is
SIOO,OOO. The mill is fully insured. There
was not much insurance on the lumber.
GROVESTEEN & PELL’S ROADS.
The Rome and Decatur Can’t be Safely
Built as Contracted.
New York, Oct. 24.—At a meeting to
day of the creditors of Grovesteen & Pell,
the Exchange Place brokers who assigned
some time ago, there was a large attend
ance. The committee of the creditors had
appointed John Byrne, an expert, to exam
ine into and report on the condition of the
Rome and Decatur railroad, which formed
part of the assets of the firm, as well as the
East and West railroad, of Alabama. Mr.
Byrne handed in his report in re
gard to the former road and
it was read to-day to the creditors as
sembled. Mr. Byrne states that in justice
to the property the road could not safely be
completed under the Pell contract. An in
debtedness entirely excessive in comparison
Hvith the character of the road would result.
Mr. Byrne’s report of the condition of the
East and West Alabama road (another of
the firm’s assets) is already in the hands of
the committee, but has not yet been sub
mitted to the creditors. Another meeting
of the creditors will be held in a few days.
Mac WILLI AMS’ DEATH.
The County Judge Institutes Proceed
ings Against the Accused.
Jacksonville, Fla., Oct. 24.—Curtis
Price, aged 12 years, while attempting to
get on the front of a horse car this evening
stumbled and fell under the car, the wheel
passing over his left log. The car was
thrown from the track but the boy’s leg
was unbroken. A severe gash six inches
long was cut just above the ankle. It was
dressed and the lad sent home.
The Mac Williams homicide case assumed
a new'phase to-day. W hen Bangs and his
alleged accomplices, Houston, Winter and
Thomas, appeared before Justice Magill
this forenoon on Mr. Pope’s motion, the
case was dismissed. The parties were then
immediately rearrested on warrants issued
by County Judge Mac Lean, and their trial
was begun before him at 3 o’clock this af
ternoon. John E. Hartridge and John T.
Walker appeared for the defense, and Mr.
Pope and O. J. H. Summers for the prose
cution. Subpoenas were issued for over
forty witnesses, and probably several days
will be consumed in the trial.
A special meeting of the City Council was
held this afternoon to decide on the remon
strance of the Laura street property own
ers against closing Oak street by the Sub
tropical managers, as it would close their
outlet to Springfield. The Council decided
by a vote of 4 to 2 to allow the street to be
closed. Laura street residents were in
censed ut such action and talk of getting
out an injunction.
Nineteen New Cases and Two Deaths—
A Death Near Ssffner.
Tampa, Fla., Oct. 24.—Nineteen new
cases and two deaths is the record for the past
twenty-four hours. J. T. Furguson and Ed
Walker, the latter colored, and one of to
day’s new cases, are the deaths.
A baker named Henning died near Heffner
to-day. He was a Tampa refugee. His dis
ease is pronounced yellow fever by Dr. Lor
ring. The weather is warm, with a southeast
wiud. More physicians are exacted to
THE FBVER SPREADING.
Jacksonville, Fla., Oct. 24.—A Tampa
special reports twenty-three new cases of
fever and two deaths to day. Mere physi
cians and nurses were expected to-night.
The weather at Tampa is warmer and more
unfavorable, and tho fever is spreading in
the lower part of the city and its suburbs.
The people are subscribing liberally to the
Tampa relief fund.
Suicide of a Physician.
Toomsboro, Ga., Oct. 24. —One of Tooms
boro’s most talented doctors breathed his
last, to-day ut 11 o’clock. He is supposed to
have committed suicide. Dr. Linker was
well and prominently known ail over Mid
dle Georgia. The deadly drug was no
doubt morphine. His friends made every
effort known to scieuce to, restore him to
consciousness, but failed. In the practice
of medicine he was the equal of the oldest
and most experienced physicians. His great
learning and skill hud lieen acquired by
patient and unabated labor.
Closing in on tho Crows.
ST. Paul, Oct. 24.—The Pioneer Press
learns from Custer, Blent., that prepara
tions to close on the Crows nre about com
pleted. Two troops will be sent here from
Fort Missolu to-morrow, making eighteen
in all. The authorities evidently intend to
overawe the Indians, so as to make a light
unnecessary, but do not disclose the plans
to be pursued. All the young Cheyennes
have mined Sword Rearer’s gang.
SAVANNAH, GA., TUESDAY. OCTOBER 25, 1887.
SIR BLUNT OCT OX BAIL
HE ASKS MR. HARTINGTON TO
ACT AS HIS COUNSEL.
An Adjournment of the Case for a
Fortnight Refused by the Court-
Lord Churchill Says Ireland will be
Conquered by the Time Parliament
London, Oct. 24.— The Times expresses a
hope that Sir Wilfrid Blunt, who was ar
rested at Woodford, county Galway, Ire
land, yesterday, will be treated as one of the
publicans, or “G. O. M. beer men,” who
usually do work for the national league.
The Daily News says in reference to the
arrest of Sir Blunt: “The conduct of the
government was absolutely lawless, the
meeting at Woodford having been called by
the English Home Rule Association.”
The Standard says Sir Wilfrid Blunt has
unintentionally done good service for the
government by showing English fomenters
of disturbances in Ireland that they are to
bo treated tho same as native agitators. It
further says: “Weaie bound to admit that
Mr. Balfour had a most opportune chani-e.
Ho would have escai>ed scot free. The
police merely stopped the meeting.”
HARTINGTON AT NOTTINGHAM.
Lord Hnrtington delivered a speech at
Nottingham this evening. He described the
Liberal federation as nothing but a oiie-man
association, without a permanent national
character. As proof of this he said that
after the elections of 1885 nine-tenths of the
Liberals would have repudiated ns calumny
the assertion that the party was pledged to
home rule or repeal of the Union. Last
week’s meeting or the federation had not
either a consultative or deliberative charac
ter. The members simply assembled to hear
Mr. Gladstone declare in vague terms
what the course of that associa
tion’s policy should be. The de
mands of the Unionists met practically
a flat refusal. He personally never believed
any modifications would be granted. He
declined to examine the federation’s new
political programme, as it had no more
practical bearing upon the immediate fu
ture than the resolutions passed by the three
Tooley’s street tailors. [Laughter and
cheers.] As soon as the elections of 1885
were over, Mr. Gladstone’s copiously an
nounced programme disappeared. The votes
were used for purposes which the party did
not dream of. Let them take warning
and not attach importance to the semblance
of an explanation of a policy which to
some politicians was a necessary part of
jtolitics. He reiterated that the question of
the disestablishment of the church in Scot
land ought to be settled by the popular
will; but not so Welsh disestablishment,
which could not be separated from English
disestablishment, as Mr. Gladstone himself
had formerly argued when the question was
Lord Hartington accused Mr. Gladstone
of offering disostablisnment as a naked
bribe for support of his home rule pro
LORD CHURCHILL AT STOCKTON.
Lord Randolph Churchill spoke at Stock
ton this evening. He said that the Nation
alist leaders had made a tool of his friend
Blunt, who was an impulsive man and
knew nothing whatever about Irish affairs.
He advised his hearers not to attach too
much importance to such collisions, of
which more might occur, the object being
to make government of Ireland impossible,
and to alienate electoral support from the
Looking at the determination and
promptitude with which the government was
now acting he believed that the league and
all the forces of disorder in Ireland would
be almost got under by the time Parliament
resumed work. Some sentimental people
were shocked by these collisions with the
police, but in America the people were
not so squeamish, knowing that it was im
possible to trifle with lawlessness
in a country with a large democratic
institution; that, for instance, had Mr.
Blaine spoken alxiut tho American police as
Mr. Gladstone had spoken about the Irish
police at Kidderminister he would probably
have been expelled from public life. The
legislatures of New York and other Ameri
can States were fond of passing resolutions
oxpressing sympathy with disturbers of
order in Ireland, but when a similar event
occurred at home the police speedily
used clubs and military rifles. With
reference to free traders, Lord
Randolph argued that the duty on import
ed manufactures would alienate the support
ol the country from the Conservatives, and
only secure the support of the towns. A
duty on imported food would be useless un
less high enough to make corn growing
productive, and there was no popular de
mand for such a duty.
Dublin, Oct. 24. —Two Scotch members
of Parliament, sent to Ireland by the Scot
tish Liberal Association to assure the people
of their sympathy, havearrived at Mitchells
town, where they met with an enthusiastic
Sir Wilfrid Blunt and Mr. Roche, a Poor
Law Guardian, who were arrested at Wood
ford yesterday, were taken from Loughrea
jail to Woodford to-day under a strong
escort. At the station they were met by
Messrs. Rowlands und Sheehv, members of
Parlidinent, who led the procession and a
band, which followed the prisoners, to the
At the examination at Woodford to-day
Sir Wilfrid Blunt pave bail. An adjourn
ment for a fortnight was refused and the
case will proceed tomorrow. Sir Wilfrid
blames Magistrate Byrne for the whole row.
He telegraphed to Mr. Harrington to-day,
requesting him to appear as his counsel. Sir
Wilf rid was the recipient of great ovations
throughout the day.
The application for admission to bail was
made by S r Wilfrid, after he had been sent
back to jail. He had previously refused to
At a banquet this evening at which
Fat her Coen presided, Sir Wilfrid respond
ing to a toast to his wife’s health, said that
he came to Ireland to join Messrs. O’Brien
and Dillon in the battle, which would un
doubtedly be a stiff one.
Blr. O’Brien, in behalf of the Notionalist
members, expressed admiration for the
brave Englishman and his still braver wife,
who had suffered for the Irish cause and
won the gratitude of the Irish throughout
the world. Sir Blunt says he was treated
with consideration while in prison. His
wife was none the worse for
her experience, but she suffered for
si.ime hours from tho effect* of the harsh
treatment to which she was subjected, hav
ing been roughly seized by the neck by a
The city and count)' of Cork have been
placed under the minor clauses of the
E. Walsh, proprietor of the People, a
Wexford paper, was to-day sentenced to
one month's imprisonment for publishing
reports of mootings of suppressed branches
of the national league. An appeal was
allowed ami ho was admitted to bail.
WELCOMING THE SCOTCHMEN.
The Scotch delegates were welcomed with
enthusiasm on their arrival at Cork. A
large number of members of the national
league met them at the railway and pre
sented to tuem an nddress of welcome, to
which they made suitable replies. The
Mayor of Limerick has received from Mr.
Dillon a letter stating that he ami two Scotch
members of Parliament will attend the
national league demonstration to be held in
Limerick Nov. 1. Invitations to be prescut
have been sent to Mr. Paruoil and other
Nationalist leaders. The premoters of the
demonstration are hopeful that it will be
the largest yet held in Ireland.
At a meeting of the Sarstield branch
the national leaguo to-night Mr.
Conway moved a resolution rescinding
the motion to send a donation to
the Central Branch, on the ground that the
Central Branch has received over £I,BOO,
and had apportioned only £4OO for the relief
of the evicted tenants.
The league meeting announced to be held
at Kilrush Sunday was proclaimed by the
authorities. The league, however, outwitted
the police and 0,000 of them marched with
hands and banners to a spot a few miles
south of Kilrush and held a meeting. To
prevent the authorities from summoning
help, the league cut the telegraph wires.
o’ijann not a leader.
Paris, Oct. 24. —The members of the ex
treme Irish Parliament at a meeting to
day denied all knowiodge of O’Dann, tho
suspected spy, who claimed to be an Irish
One of the Ringleaders l ined £5 in
London, Oct. 24.—1n the Bow Street
Court to-day one of the men arrested for
creating a disturbance in Westminster
Abbey yesterday was arraigned. He gave
his name as George Budgett, aged 23, by oc
cupation an ostrich feather cleaner. The
charges against him were brawling in West
minster Abbey and assaulting the police.
Canon Prothers, whose sermon was inter
rupted by the mob which invaded the
edifice, testified that the prisoner, who had
previously been noisy, shouted when the
sermon was commenced: “Surrender half
your salary, you old ,
and then benefit the poor.” When the no
lice removed him he kicked and struggled
and made an uproar. Budgett was lined £5.
France’s Theatre Fire.
Paris, Oct. 24. —The testimony devel
oped at the inquest into the great loss of
life attending the burning of the Opera
Comique, anil the nature of the indictment
against M. Carveho, the manager, and other
officials, has just been published through al
leged journalistic indiscretion. The evi
dence taken indicates almost indescribable
carelessness and want of system in the man
agement of the theatre. M. Carveho gives
a version of tho cause of the disaster, which
he claims will exculpate him from ali blame.
He promises to prove the accuracy of his
statement when the case comes up for trial.
Germany and the Telephone.
Berlin, Oct. 24.—The government has
refused to fulfill its promise to establish a
telephone connection betwoen Verviers and
Aix La Chappelle. The reason for the
refusal Is probably the same as that which
caused it to close the telephone communica
tion between Mulhausen and Basle recently.
Public opinion strongly condemns the gov
England’s Minister to France.
London, Oct. 24. —Tho Telegraph's cor
respondent at Paris asserts that Lord Lyons,
the British ambassador to France, asked
Lord Salisbury for permission to retire, but
at the lattor s request consented to remain
in office until tho end of the year.
Leipsio, Oct. 24. —Judicial inquiry into
the failure of the Disconto Gesselschuft
proves that the bank’s balances since 1883
have been falsified. Herr Jerusalem, the
director who absconded, has been arrested
A Young Princess.
London, Oct. 24.—A dispatch from Bal
moral Castle announces that Princess
Beatrice, wife of Prince Henry of Batten
berg, has been delivered of a daughter.
Both are doing well.
France’s War Budget.
Parls, Oct. 24. —Gen. Ferron, Minister of
War, has given his assent to a reduction of
the war estimate by $1,800,000. The re
duction in the budget now aggregates
Traffic in Decorations.
Paris, Oct. 24.—0n the reassembling of
the Chamber of Deputies to-morrow M.
D’Omano (Bonapartist) will call up the sub
ject of traffic in decorations.
A Coal Mine on Fire.
London, Oct. 24.— The Walker coal pit
at Newcastle is on fire. Twenty-one men
have been rescuod alive. The total number
of dead is six.
France and England.
Paris, Oct. 24. —The conventions between
France and England in relation to the Suez
Canal and New Hebrides were signed
Secret Service Fund Abolished.
Paris, Oct. 24. —The Budget Committee
has decided to do away with the secret ser
A Venire of Mormons.
Sal Lake City, Utah, Oct. 24.—A
venire of seventeen jurors for civil cases
called in the Third District Court to-day
consisted of Mormons entirely. Twelve of
the number refused to take the oath re
quired of jurors by the Tucker-Edmunds
law. L. K. Hill, a memiier of the late Con
stitutional Convention, wus one of the num
ber who refused.
Webster & Co.’s Heavy Debts.
New York, Oct. 2-I.— The schedules of
Horace Webster & Cos., wholesale liquor
dealers in this city, Chicago and Philadel
phia, were filed to-day. They show liabili
ties of 1705,730. The probable value of the
assets, according to the assignee, is about
$250,000. The assignee’s bond was $500,000.
Closing B. & O. Offices.
Chicago, 111., Oct. 24.—As a consequence
of the recent sale of the Baltimore and Ohio
telegraph system to the Western Union
Telegraph Company, the wires in all the
offices of the former in this city were dis
connected yesterday and tho Baltimore and
Ohio lines teased to do business. Early this
morning the linemen of the Western Union
Company visited the office of the Baltimore
and Ohio Telegraph Company on the corner
oft LaSalle and Washington streets, in the
old Board of Trade building and soon all
the wires rtmning out of that station wore
attached to the instruments of the Western
Union office. A clerk was left in charge to
notify customers of the change in affairs.
Flight of a Bank President.
Philadelphia, Oct. 24 —A local paper
this morning states that Charles 1,. Phillips,
President of tho defunct Columbian Bank,
has left the country, having sailed for
Havre from Now York Saturday morning.
His departure was sudden and known to
but very few, aDd the belief is general that
he left the country to escape criminal prose
cution for the part he took in the mis
niaiiflsrernoqt of the broken hank
LAKES LASHED TO EERY.
SEVERAL VESSELS DRIVEN ON THE
ROCKS BY THE GALE.
But Little Doubt that Many Lives Have
Been Lost Snow Driven Along in
Blinding Clouds—Heroic Rescues Ac
complished by Several Life-Saving
Milwaukee, Oct. 24.—The gate that pre
vailed Snturdlty night on the lake is
reported to have been tho severest of the
season by vessel masters. It continued last
night with flurries of snow. The wind blew
forty-five miles an hour all day yesterday,
and a large fleet was in the harbor for
shelter. At 4 o'clock this morning the
schooner Made, of Chicago, was wrecked
here and is a total loss. She struck 150 feet
off shore, and for half an hour the six men
comprising her crew clung desperately to
the rigging, while the seas broke clear over
them. The life saving crew rescued them
nearly exhausted. No other wrecks are
SEVERE AT MARQUETTE.
Marquette, Mich., Oct. 24.—A storm
almost the exact ]iral)el in intensity, and
direction of wind and the amount of snow
fall as that which caused such havoc here
on Nov. 17 last year, set in at daylight yes
terday. The wind blew from the northeast
to the north, forty miles an hour all day,
while a blinding snow storm raged, making
tho gale doubly dangerous for vessels.
The captain and crew of the schooner
George Sherman have reached this city and
report the Sherman a total wreck in Shot
Point, about ten miles from Marquotte.
The Alva Bradley struck at about the same
place a little before, and l 'apt. Gifford
thinks her crew also escaped. The Sher
man's crew took to the boats. While going
ashore the mainmast fell across a boat
without injuring anyone. All were saved.
They struck the beach at 3:80 o’clock this
afternoon and kept wandering around in
the woods until 6 o’clock in a blinding snow
storm, almost dead from exhaustion,
dragging the woman cook on
a litter. When they reached the railroad
track they flagged on one train bound for
Marquette. It is believed that tho crew of
tho Bradley are now roaming around in
the woods in the terriblejstorm, and the city
Marshal with a gang of fifteen men, has
gone to find them if possible. The Lawrence
is also probably lost ns she passed Salt
St. Marie yesterday for portage entray.
The Wapnipat* cleared for here just before
the storm came on, and will certainly come
BRAVED AND OUTRODE THE STORM.
Sai.t St. Marie, Oct. 34.—The Central
Pacific railway steamship Alberta arrrived
here this morniug from Port Arthur, being
the only vessel attempting to face the gale
which raged on Lako Superior yesterday.
Capt. Anderson stated that the boat never
experienced such a trip.
The Lake Superior Transit Company’s
steamer India, with two other vessels, are
under cover of Iroquois Point.
Fourteen other vessels are
weatherbound at Whiskey Bay, and
nine at Whiskey point. None of the vessels
dare go out in such a sea. A terrible north
gale started Saturday morning and changed
Sunday morning to a northeast gale, ac
companied by a blinding storm. Messrs.
Hickler aud Green’s dredge, which started
from Mackinaw in tow of the tug Anna
Mailes, has not been heard of. Fears are
expressed for their safety. No other disas
ters are reported as yet. The storm still
a crew’s narrow escape.
Cleveland, Oct. 24.—The three-masted
schooner Zach .'handler, of Cleveland, left
Ashtabula,with coal, for Escaba, at fi o’clock
Sunday morning, night she was driven
on a bar off Nobles station, on the Lake
Shore railroad. All night long waves broke
over the decks, and the officers and
crew, ten in number, were compelled to lash
themselves to the rigging. At 9 o’clock this
Utorning the disaster was reported at this
port, and Captain Goodwin, of the life sav
ing station, went to the rescue on a special
train. The crew was rescued after consider
The schooner J. F. Joy, ore laden, went
on the rocks in attempting to enter Ashta
bula harbor and sunk. The crew was res
A HEAVY GALE AT CHICAGO.
Chicago, Oct. 24.—There was a heavy
wind all yesterday and last night, blowing
with almost the velocity of a cyclone, and
much damage to exposed vessels may be ex
pected. It extended over the Erie I,ake
region, and all night had a velocity of about
forty miles. Beyond one or two trivial ac
cidents, no injury to shipping was reported
in the local port. No vessels which have
arrived from the outside suffered anything
TWO BARGES LOST.
Sand Beach, Mich., Oct. 24.—The pro
peller Oswegatchie came in early this morn
ing, and reported that while eight miles
above the harbor at 11 o’clock last night,
with the barges Dolphin and Morris in tow.
the line parted and the barges went adrift.
The Dolphin was water-logged. The Morris
seemed all right, but neither boat could have
lived the night out.
BROKEN UP BY THE WAVES.
Cleveland, 0., Oct. 24.—A large vessel
went to pieces on the beach at Nabb village,
about ten miles oast of this city, this morn
ing. The waves broke the ship to pieces,
and the crew was lashed to the rigging.
The life saving crew rowed to the scene in
THE BLOW AT BUFFALO.
Buffalo, N. Y., Oct 24.—A great gale
swept over this city this morning, the wind
attaining a maximum velocity of sixty-six
miles per hour. One house was blown down.
Shade trees, signs and windows suffered
terribly. No serious damage is reported
from the lake.
SUNK WITH FIVE MEN.
Dalhousk, Ont., Oct. 24.—The barge
Oriental, coal laden, bound from Charlotte
to Irene, in tow of the propeller Scotia,
broko her line during the severe weather
last night, and sunk with all hands—five
A HURRICANE AT PORT COLBORNE.
Fort Colbor.ne, Ont., Oct 24.- The hur
ricane which visited this vicinity to-day was
the worst storm which has occurred here
for several years. Barns, sheds, outhouses,
fences and chimneys were blown down.
Only a Wild Western Yarn.
Fort Smith, Ark., Oct. 24—The re
ported fight between vigilante and outlaws
near Wamokowa, Indian Territory, last
Thursday proves to bo absolutely false.
Ex-Chief Bashy, head of the Cherokee
Nation, says no such persons as those named
in the dispatches ever lived in the Cherokee
Nation, and persons who left Womokowa
last. Saturday say that Trainor, the alleged
leader of the outlaws, was living there
quietly and no fight hud taken place.
Denver's Freight Rates.
Chicago, Oct. 24.—Denver merchants
have agreed in cas" the railways refuse to
grant the request made for a reduction of
25percent, in freight rates to and from
Colorado to throw all of their business
over one line, and in this way to
make a break among tee boycotted roads.
GEORGIA’S CAPITAL CITY.
Young Men Place Themselves on
Record on the Rum Side.
Atlanta, Ga., Oct. 24.—The biggest J
sensation since the exposition is prohibition. :
The committees have already established j
headquarters, and to-night the leading
young men of Atlanta, after a eall cireu-1
lat.ed all over the city, met at Concordia
Hall and organized a young men’s anti-pro
hibition dub. There were present in the
hall about 800 men, and a number of
speeches were made as to the outlook. As
far as the News correspondent can gather
the fight is going to be close, with the bal
ance of power in the hands of the colored
brothers, and there is no saying how they
will vote till they vote, although they say
now they will vote for the antis.
THE GOVERNOR’S MOVEMENTS.
The Governor has been busy all day and
to-night with bills left with him by the
Legislature. He has now signed every bill
except a few which he may leave unsigned,
but will submit them them to the Attorney
General in Macon to-morrow in respect to
certain legal points. The Governor leaves
for Macon early to-morrow morning on the
Central road. He asks the News to publish
the request against to his staff to
meet him in Macon to-morrow
or Wednesday. Hevoral of them have noti
fied him that they will be there. He had
resolved not to go to Ohio, but the cam
paign committee made it so urgent on be
half of the Democratic i>arty that he has
consented, and will go there from Macon.
He will make his first speech in Ohio at
Cincinnati next Friday, and from there go
to all the large cities or Ohio.
FLORIDA’S RAIL RATES.
The Commission Hears Arguments in
Tallahassee, Fla., Oct. 24.—The Rail
road Commission fiiet to day, with Com
missioner lline presiding in the absence of
President McWhorter, who is ill at his
home in Milton. Twelve or more railroad
officials, representing various roads of the
State, were present. All argued for an ex
tension of time in which to prepare data
showing the unreasonableness of the "rate
published by the commissioners, and also
for more timb before the rates, when fixed,
go into effect, so that all the preparations
for a change can be made without injury
or inconvenience to the railroads or indi
viduals. The argument proceeded upon
the theory that the rates promulgated are
not fixed, but made as a basis from which
to make changes for good cause shown in
W. P. Hardee, of Savannah, represented
the Georgia roads extending into Florida,
and other systems were ably represented by
their attorneys and general officers. No
opinion was expressed by the commissioners
as to their probable action, and they wifi
take no unnecessary steps during the ab
sence of Chairman McWhorter. All the
officials present complained that the rates
published are too low to pay the necessary
running exjienses of the roods, but time was
necessary for the collection of statistics to
prove this to the commissioners. The
freight classification adopted by the com
mission was in the main approved, but by a
meeting of railroad officials here a few
minor changes were suggested. The rail
roads of West Florida were not represented
here to-day. Some announcement as to an
extension will lie made to-morrow.
T. B. Papy to-day received a telegram
from H. S. Haines, of Savannah, saying
that a contract had been let for the imme
diate construction of the railroad from Thoin
asville, Ga., to the Florida State line. This
gives encouragement to business men here,
and the enterprise will receive the hearty
support and co-operation of the entire com
Gov. Perry and party have returned from
Atlanta, and he is making every effort to
arrange his business so he can leave to-mor
row to attend the Macon celebration. His
staff will not go.
H. C. Hanson Buys an Interest in the
Columbus, Ga., Oct. 24.—The negro
named Ranee Edmunds, who attempted to
wreck a Columbus and Western railroad
passenger train a few days ago, had a pre
liminary trial before Judge J. T. Gorman
in Opelika to-day. Edmunos admitted bis
guilt, and was sent to jail in default of
H. C. Hanson, late manager of the Macon
Telegraph, to-day liought an interest in the
Enquirer-Sun, and was elected general
The residence of O. T. Howard at Oswor
chee was burned Saturday. The origin of
the fire is unknown. Mr. Howard was a
short distance from his house when he dis
covered it enveloped in flames. The prop
erty was Insured for *2,500,
A negro named Gus Simpson was put un
der a $25 bond by Judge Barber to-day on a
charge of snatching money from country
men whom he had beaten at a trick with
DETROIT’S BALL CRANKS.
The Two Crack Clubs Given a Regu
Detroit, Oct. 24.—The Detroit and St.
Louis base ball clubs arrived here this morn
iug.and were met at the depot by a large del
egation of base ball cranks. A procession of
carriages headed by a band was formed,
and the clubs were escorted to the Russell
House, where a formal reception wns held.
About 4,000 people attended the game this
afternoon. Baldwin was fully as effective as
heretofore against the Browns, while Car
ruthers was hit freely. During the game
Brothers was presented with a
Ceylonite bat from Spaulding Bros.,
of Chicago, for leading the team in hatting.
Ganzel with a handsome gold watch and
chain, and Bennett with SSOO in silver,
which he wheeled around the bases amid the
yells and cheers of the crowd. The clubs
were banqueted at the Russell House to
night, after which they took the train for
Chicago, where they play to-morrow. The
series will end at St. liOuis Wednesday.
The score of to-day’s game was:
Detroit 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 2 o—6
tit. Louis 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 I—s
Base hits -Detroit 14, St. Louis 5.
Errors—Detroit S, St. Louis 5.
Racing at Lexington.
Lexington, Ky., Oct 24.—Following is a
summary of to-day’s races here:
First Race— Three-quarters of a mile. 'Valuer
w on, with Cupid second and Mary Ellis third.
Second Rack -Five-eighths of a mile. Wiley
Buckles won, with Montpelier second and Volta
third. Time 1:06.
Third Rack Match for $1,000; mile and sev
enty yards. Kaloolah lieat Valuable in l:47t*.
Fourth Race Selling; one and one sixteenth
miles. Franle Louise won, with Sour Mash
second and Alamo third. Time 1:61.
| (Fifth Rack Handicap; one and one-sixteenth
inil-s. Flora Moore won, with Hindoo Rose
second and Kirklin third. Time 1:57.
The St. Andrew’s Bay Schemer.
Cincinnati, Oct. 24.—F. R. Morse has
lieen indicted by the United States grand
jury for misuse of the mails, in connection
with tbo St. Andrew’s bay (Fla.) laud
scheme. He pleaded not guilty, and was
released oil S!.UOG hall.
jPRICEgIO A YF.AR i
\ 5 CENTS A COPY, f
HAIL TO THE OLD CHIEF.
MACON GIVES THE DAVIS PARTY
A GLORIOUS WELCOME.
40,000 People Line the Route from
the Depot to His Stopping Place A
Simultaneous Discharge of Fireworks
All Over the City as He Entered Hia
Macon, Ga., Oct. 24.—The State Fair
opened to-day under the most favorable
auspices. The weather was perfect and the
crowd larger than on any previous opening
day. The number of visitors is estimated
at 10,000. Already the hotels are filling up
and the committee on accommodation has
all it can attend to. The exhibits are more
varied anil numerous then ever, especially
in the agricultiual, machinery and stock
departments, and the enthusiasm of the
management at the prospect* of the best
fair in the annals of the society is great.
Every department contains a fine display
and although hundreds of exhibitors
have already gotten into position, .ami oc
cupy the space assigned them, makings fire
show, stilt there are dozens of others who
have not finished unloading their goods, and
it will lie to-morrow night before t,he exhi
bition can lie pronounced completed.
A BRILLIANT SUCCESS.
Rut there are alreadysiifflcientexhihits in
position and arranged to insure, as a whole,
a most brilliant sucoeas. Many carloads of
exhibits were run into the park to-day and
are being unloaded, and the exhibitors will
work all night and all day to-morrow. Tins
delay in getting the exhibition into
shape is no fault of the Kta'a
fair management, but is due to the unjust
and unwarranted treatment by the man
agers of the Piedmomt Exposition in nob
releasing the exhibits there in time bo reach
Macon Hud lie placed in position.
To day the racing was good, and attracted
much interest. The bicycle race between
Brantley and Crcickr is going on at the park
to-nig;ht, which is brilliantly illuminated by
THE DAVIS PARTY.
The event of the day was the arrival of
the Davis party. Ex-President Davis, ac
companied by Mrs. Davis, Miss Winnie and
Mrs. Hayes, of Memphis, reached here this
afternoon at 5 o’clock, under escort of the
special committee that left here Sunday.
From the time the car left Biloxi until it
reached Macon the pathway was
one of flowers. All along the
line a multitude of men, women
and children flocked to the train to catch a
glimpse of Mr. Davis, but he was too feeble
to respond. Only at Americas did he ap
pear on the platform, and that was for a
few minutes. The committee from that
place met the train at Hmitiivillo and pre
vailed on him to do this. The party wua
joined at Montgomery by the Mayor and a
large delegation of citizens, who when the
party came on through to Macon came
Long before the train arrived here the de
pot and the streets around it were packed
with a dense crowd, estimated at 40,000.
When the car rolled under the shed a yell
went up that could lie heard for miles. It
was a long time before Mr. Davis and his
party could be gotten off. The assistance of
the police had to be called in, and then the
difficulty was not lessened much. The
presence of Mr. Davis in the carriage was
the signal for a discharge of fireworks all
over the city. It was simultaneous, and
completely illuminated the town. The en
thusiasm knew no bounds. All along the
line blazed illuminated si*ns, such as •'Wel
come, Honored Chief,” ailri the like. Mir.
Davis gave way to his sensations and wept.
Frequently the march was interrupted on
account of the crowd blockading the strtet.i,
and it was fully an hour after the train
stopped before he reached the home of Col.
J. M. Johnston, where he will remain
during his visit. In the large crowd that
thronged tho line of inarch were many one
armed and one-legged veterans gathered
from various sections. Mr. Davis is feobla
but from weakness, and an unclosed wound
received in Mexico. He makes bis last
journey to meet the old Confederates upon
the understanding that nothing will be re
quired of him to tax his strength. He will
not be allowed to make siieeches, however
urgent the demand upon him, nor'can the
people oven shake his hand. All must be
content to see him, and have him among
them. His spirit is willing, but his failing
strength restrains him.
Tho escort committee was composed of
W. W. Carnes, Mayor 8. B. Price, R. E.
Park, A. R. Tinsley, W. R. Rogers and
H. T. Edwards.
The reception committee was T. L. Mas
senburg, D. D. Craig, J. H. Campbell,
Julius Ranson, T. D. Tinsley, Hugh Md
Kervy, L. A. Jordan, W. A. Poe, F. A.
Hervey, Bridges Smith, D. B. Jones, Tracy
Baxter, 8. H. Dunjap, J. F. Hanson, Alex
ander Reynolds, C. J. Hartris, W. H. Ross,
J. E. Issacs, A. G. Butts, L. Merkel, A. B.
Small, W. A. Wylie, George W. Burr, Gil
bert Davis, Thomas Hardeman, E. C. Camp
bell, Benjamin C. Hmith, Chairman.
To-morrow after breakfast, Mrs. Davis,
Mrs. and Miss Winnie Davft
will lie driven to tho park, where
a public reception will be given Mrs-
Davis. Tuesday is Mrs. Davis day. This
will be made a special day for ladies. Wed
nesday will be Confederate veterans day,
when will occur the last re-union of tha
Confederate army anil the last review by its
Augusta, Ga. , Oct. 24.—The Confederate
survivors of this city held an enthusiastia
meeting to-night. Fifty-two of their num
ber enrolled their names as members of tho
delegation to leave to-morrow night for
Macon, there to assist in doing honor to
Hon. Jefferson Davis. Many prominent
citizens are among the number. It is prob
able that others will join the delegation to
ATHENS AND MR. DAVIS.
Tho Classic City Bound Not to Taka
• No for an Answer.
Athens, Ga., Oct. 24.—The reports 03 ths
street this moruing woie to the effect that
Hon. Jefferson Davis had been advised t#
his physician not to visit Athens, failed to
create any excitement, as it was well known
that if Mr. Davis reached Macon, he would
certainly visit tho Classic City. This after
noon a committee of citizens consisting ol
Chancellor P. 11. Mell, Mayor Hodgson, Hon,
Howell Cobb, and Maj. Lamar Cobb, left in
a special car for Macon. They bear a letter
from Mrs. Howell Cobb, to Mr. Davis, in
which she regrets her inability to see him
in Macon, but hopes his health will
permit of his coining to Athens with bis
family. At a niAss meetiug hold at the
Opera House to-uight *I,OOO was appro
priated to the Fair Association in the event
that Mr. Davis visits Athens. Athens is
thoroughly aroused on the subject and
neither money nor time will be spared in
giving Mr. Davis the grandest ovation ever
given to any public man in this city.
Arrangements have been made by whic h
Mr. Dari* can leave Athens in a special
‘••eMi and avoid anv change of cars.