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grevy URGED to resign
he intimates that he may do
SO AS A LAST RESORT.
Clemenceau Gives Him the Advice
When Summoned to Form a Ministry
Three of the Late Cabinet Join in
Clemenceau’s Advice-Startling Mo
tions in the Chamber.
Paris, Nov. 81.—M. Clemenceau had an
interview with President Grevy this morn
ing and informed him that he was ready to
form a Cabinet. He said, however, that he
felt bound to indicate to the President that
there were other elemonts beside the min
isterial question to complicate the situation.
M. Clemenceau and other prominent poli
ticians will have another conference with
M. Grevy to-night.
Prince Napoleon has sent a letter to Baron
Dufour, a member of the Chamber of Dep
uties, saying that the resignation of Presi
dent Grevy is necessary, and indirectly pro
posing himself as his successor.
CONSTITUTIONAL REVISION ASKED.
In the Chamber of Deputies to-day M.
Jolibois moved that the constitution be re
vised, urging that the sole remedy for the
present situation, was to restore the people's
right to nominate the head of the State, and
thus make the people the arbiter instead of,
as at present, the plaything of political par
ties. He demanded urgency tor the mo
M. Bnrodet and M. Michelin spoke in
favor of a revision of the constitution, in
order, as they said, to abolish the Presi
The demand for urgency for M. Jolibois’
motion was rejected by a vote of 881 to 173.
M. Michelin then moved for urgency for
the proposal to abolish the Presidency.
M. Jolibois supported this motion.
M. Robat appealed to the United Repub
licans to refuse their assent to the proposal,
which, he said, tended to discredit the re
public. M. Micbelin’s motion was rejected
iiv a vote cf 369 to 191.
The Chamber then adjourned until Thurs
URGED TO RESIGN.
M. Grevy, in their interview this morn
ing said ho would leave to M. Clemenceau
the fullest latitude in the choice of col
leagues. M. Clemenceau replied that the
devotion of the President to the republic
was indisputable, and that he might render
her a last service by resigning, in view of
the fact that his authority had sustained a
blow that was hurtful to the republic.
President Grevy intimated that his re
fusal to resign was not final. He
asked M. Clemenceau to join with M.
Flouquet, and M. Goblet, and M. deFreyci
net in conference on the subject of his res
ignation. The conference was of three
hours duration. No decision was reached.
At the conference on the subject of the
President’s resignation held in accordance
with M. Grevy’s request, MM. Fiouquet,
(joblet and deFreycinet adhered to the < 'pin
ion of M. Clemenceau. M. Grevy announced
ibat he would appeal to other statesmen for
Replying to M. Clemenceau. President
Grevy said that for many reasons he desired
to retire to private life, but it was bis desire
to leave the palace with honor. Therefore
lie would remain m office until things
were so arranged that he could take
bis departure with dignity. He felt
*hat this was due to his past life and the
office he hold. Ho must avoid setting a
bad precedent. He referred to M. Wilson
ns the victim of a political intrigue against
himself. The conference was renewed in the
evening, when MM. Clemenceau, Floquet,
(joblet and De Freycinet declined to accept
the task of forming a ministry.
A meeting of the Autonomist and Social
ist sections of the Municipal Council was
held this evening. There were about 300
persons in attendance, including Senators
Souganeau, Maillard, Achand, Planteau,
Basic, Laisant and Cameienah, Dele
gates Briollau, Miliercaud and
i alomhac. Counsellor Besson read
the following proposal: ‘‘The
Deputies of Seine are requested to demand
the resignation of the President and only to
support a government which will devote
itself to the introduction of reforms, and
which will promise to demand tho resigna
tion of M. Grevy.” The proposal was
A vigilance committee was formed, con
sisting of thirty-five members, including
sight deputies, eight members of the com
mittee of the Municipal Council and fif
teen members of the Committee of
the Federation of the Seine, the
others being members of other Councils.
The vigilance committee will constitute it
self a permanent body, and will organize
the forces of the Republican party' for even
President Grevy summoned M. Brisson at
10 o’clock this evening.
A GERMAN OPINION.
Berlin, Nov. 21.—The Xorth German
Gazette says: “The resignation of M.
Bouvicr has precipitated a thunderstorm
that has long been brewing in the political
sky of France. Our opinion of the precipi
tous path down which French political de
velopment is rushing find confirmation
swift and exhaustive beyond expectation in
the course of events.”
The Crown Prince’s Throat Much Less
Berlin, Nov. 81.—A bulletin was received
thorn San Remo Saturday saying: “The
edomateous swelling of the Crown Prince's
larynx has entirely disappeared. The re
duction of the swelling was especially
noticeable after Nov. 15, when a flacculenfc
discharge of a reddish brown color
occurred. Afterward tho surface
of the new growth of the left side of the
larynx, with the suppurating part and the
enlargement of the glottis, became percepti
ble. Since then respiration lias been free
aud swallowing entirely painless.”
_ Berlin. Nov. 81.—The persons arrested
Friday for throwing petitions inti the
Czar’s carriage are Russians, named
Kapitmaki and Itowberg. They left Russia
to escape military service, and petitioned to
be permitted to return to Russia without
Money for the Pope.
Pesth, Nov. 81.—The Catholic Assembly
has voted to present to the Pope ail address
signed by 1,800,000 men and 86,000 women.
The church collections to be presented to
trie Pope amount to $85,000.
Wreoked Off Finisterre.
London, Nov. 81, —The Liveniool steam
ship Douro has been wrecked off Capo Fin
isterre. Thirteen persons were drowned.
Ocala’s New Bank.
W ARRINGTON, Nov. 21.—The Acting
| 'omptroller of tho Currency to-dav author
ised tho Merchants’ National Bank, of
Ocala, Fla., to begin business with a capital
A More Feeble Government Never
Held the Reins In Ireland.
London, Nov. 21.—Mr. Parnell, in an in
terview had with him to-day during a fly
ing visit made bj( him to London, said:
“Respecting the general situation, I may
say that in my judgment a more feeble or
inert government never held the reins in
Ireland. They are teaching Irishmen a most
disastrous lesson by their bungling inca
pacity, teaching that the law may lie suc
cessfully defied; for the law. as recently con
structed by the Unionist majority in the
House of Commons, is daily defied, and with
impunity, by thousands of members of sup
pressed branches of the league and by every
Nationalist newspaper editor in Ireland.
In fact, one of the extraordinary results of
the coercion act and a firm and resolute
government is that for every offense against
the law committed before the passage of the
coercion bill hundreds are committed now.
I leave it to you to say whether Ireland's
respect for the Imperial Parliament,
the possibility of her continued
government by the same agency
or the solidity of the Union is likely to be
increased, ot whether this administrative in
capacity does not render much nearer the
concession or such reasonable powers of self
government as will make our people law
abiding, prosperous and happy.”
DILLON AT EDINBURGH.
John Dillon, M. P., spoke at a crowded
meeting in Edinburg to-night. He said the
mistake made by certain great political
leaders w-as that they sought advice from
Castle lawyers and the landlord party in
stead of taking counsel with men who had
the confidence of the Irish peasantry. On
motion of Jacob Bright the meeting adopted
a resolution expressing sympathy with
KERRY’S BRANCHES TO BE SUPPRESSED.
Dublin, Nov. 21.—The Evening Tele
graph states that the executive has decided
to suppress the Kerry branches of the na
Several persons have been arrested at
Woodford, charged with being present at
the midnight meeting, at which Mr. O’Brien
burned the government proclamation. All
have been released on bail. Warrants have
been issued against numerous other persons,
including Mr. Rowlands, an English mem
ber of Parliament, and Mr. Denneby, Secre
tary to Lord Mayor Sullivan.
B. & O. STOCKHOLDERS.
Directors Elected -The Financial Show
ing- Not a Bad One.
Baltimore, Nov. 21.—At the stockhold
ers meeting of the Baltimore and Ohio rail
road to-day the following directoi-s were
elected: James Sloan, Jr.,Charles F. Mayer,
James L. Marelan, William Keyser, Wil
liam P. Burns, Robert Garrett, T. Harrison
Garrett, James C. Coolo, George W. Dob
bin, John Gregg, George A. Von Lingeu and
Decatur H. Miller. The first four named
succeed Aubrey Pearce, John K. Cowen, W.
W. Taylor and Joshua P. Harvey, and
represent the New York and London syndi
The report of the President was presented,
showing the revenue of the past year to
have been ©30,659,035, an increase of $2,230,-
598 over the revenues of the preceding year.
The surplus fund, which represents invested
capital derived from the net earnings, and
which is not represented by other stock or
bonds, now amounts to $48,083,730. Under
the arrangement made with a syndicate of
eminent bankers, funds sufficient to take
care of the float ng debt of tlie company
have been secured, and this debt, it is ex
pected, will be funded during the coming
White and Colored Hands Fired on at
Chicago, 111., Nov. 21.—A New Orleans
special says: The labor troubles at Thibo
deaux are not over. For several days past
white and black hands working peacefully
under one shed have been fired upon by
negro strikers. Several were wounded, and
one has since died. The outlook is very
dark. The town is full of idle negroes, and
each day they become more audacious. A
mass meeting of citizens of La Fourche
parish was held at Thibodeaux yesterday.
About 330 of the most prominent residents
were present and Lieut. Gov. Knoblock pre
sided. He stated that the object of the meet
ng was for the citizens to take counsel
together concerning the state of Juwlessnt ss
in this section. Would-bo assassins, he
said, were prowling about at night shoot
ing into sugar houses. On one occasion a
horseman on u public highway had been
shot at, and several persons had already
been wounded. Such lawless acts must be
put down at all hazards. The meeting
adopted a series of resolutions, and offered
a reward for the detection of the perpe
trators of the lawless acts.
METHODISM’S SAD MEMORIES.
Eleven Deaths in the Ministerial Ranks
of the Conference.
Danville, Ya., Nov. 21.— This has been
a solemn day in the Methodist Conference.
This morning memorial services were held
in honor of eleven preachers who have died
during the year. This is the greatest num
ber of deaths which have e.ver occurred in
the ministerial ranks of the conference
within a year’s time. Appropriate memo
rial papers were read on the life and deutli
of each deceased member, after which im
pressive eulogies were pronounced on Dr. J.
D. Blackwell and Dr. \V. W. Bennett.
The report of the Sunday school board
showed an increase of fifty-seven schools
with 5,000 pupils. There are now actively
at work in the conference 770 scholars, s.OOO
teachers and 55,000 pupils. It is rumored
that the Norfolk an 1 Murfreesboro districts
will be rearranged and one new district
created, making ten in all.
JURY BRIBERS QUAKING.
One of the Gang Sentenced to Nine
San Francisco, Nov. 21.—Frank T.
Northey, who was recently convicted on a
charge of attempting to bribe a jury, was
sentenced to-day to nine years’ imprison
ment at San Quentin. Northey was in
dicted on the same charge as Robert F. Mor
row, a prominent capitalist, anil James
McCord and 1). J. Creighton, local politi
cians, the latter of whom lied to Mexico
after his conviction. The juries in the case
of Morrow and McCord disagreed, and their
retrial is set for Monday next.
Demands of Scotch Miners.
London, Nov. 21. —The Scottish Miners’
Federation has resolved to work but five
days a week and eight hours per day. They
have also agreed to proclaim a national
strike in Scotland if Robert Cunningham
Graham, M. P., who was arrested during
the London disturbances of Sunday, Oct.
13, is sent to prison.
Made 3tore Keepers and Gaugers.
Washington, Nov. 21.—Acting Secre
tary of the Treasury to-day appointed W.
P. Ledbetter and W. C. Southdeal to be
storekceoers and gauffers at Salisbury. N. C.
SAVANNAH, GA., TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 1887.
RAILROAD RATES ON OIL.
THE INTERSTATE COMMISSION
George Rice, of Marietta, 0., tho
Plaintiff In the Case—Several Roads
Charged With Illegally Favoring
the Standard Oil Company in Trans
portation Charges and Facilities.
Washington, Nov. 21. —Tho Interstate
Commerce Commission to-day began the
hearing of complaints in the Standard Oil
Company cases. These are the complaints
of George Rice, of Marietta, 0., against a
number of railroads, alleging against some
discrimination in favor of the Standard Oil
Company', against others violations of tho
long and short haul clause, and against all
unreasonable and unjust rates. Fifty or
sixty gentlemen are in attendance —lawyers
and witnesses —and the proceedings are
likely to consume several days.
The complaint against the Louisville and
Nashville road was read in full and the
points wherein it differed from the others
were explained by Judge Loomis verbalist.
The reply of the Louisville and Nashville
Company was also read. A general denial
is made of unreasonable eimrgos and of
violations of the long and short haul pro
vision, and the alleged discrimination is ex
plained upon the theory' that the Standard
Oil Company furnished its own (tank) cars,
while the complainant ships in barrels in
the company’s cars, thereby causing a sub
stantial difference of circumstances and
The case having thus been stated on both
sides the counsel for the complainants began
reading the depositions. 'Fhe first deposi
tion was that of Virgil Powers, Commis
sioner of the Southern Railway and Steam
ship Association. In substance, he testified
to a belief that tho rate per 100 pounds
should be the same whether oil is carried in
tanks or barrels. His further testimony
tended to show that tank cars recorded as
of given capacity were in reality much
larger. Fifty-seven tank cars which had
been weighed showed an aggregate capacity
of 44,000 pounds more than recorded by the
company, upon which the charges were
The deposition of Charles A. Sindoll, Sec
retary of the Southern Railway and Steam
ship Association, was similar to that of Mr.
W. L. Halsey, of Huntsville, Ala., of the
firm of C. H. & W. L. Halsey, agents of
the Standard Oil Company, and J. M. San
ford, railroad agent at Huntsville, testified
with respect to the shipment of oil to the
former in barrels, and to the rates charged
THE UNION TANK LINE.
H. R. Payne, of Cleveland, 0., Assistant
Manager of the Union Tank Line, was
sworn, and his examination consumed the
afternoon session. Ho had been subpoenaed
to bring certain books and papers showing
the capacities of all the cars of his company,
but acting under advice he had not brought
them. The witness testified that the Union
Tank Line cars were owned by the Standard
Oil Company of Ohio. He couid not
testify whether it was owned and operat.nl
entirely by tho Standard Oil Company, of
Ohio. Seine railroads paid mileage on tank
cars and some did not. Ho was not prepared
to state definitely what lines did or did not,
nor what circumstances influenced the mat
ter. The Union Tank Line Company owned
about 3,000 cars. The other tank car com
panies of the country owned over 2,200, in
cluding the Green Line, whose cars number
HENRY STILL IN THE HOLE.
The Supreme Court Denies a Criminal
a Writ of Habeas Corpus.
Washington, Nov. 21.—A decision was
rendered by tho United States Supreme
Court to-day upon the application of Wil
iam M. Henry, of South Carolina, for a
writ of habeas corpus. Henry is now a
prisoner in the Albany penitentiarv, serv
ing out his second sentence for the
offense of using the mails to carry
out a scheme of fraud, an offense
of which he was found guilty in the United
States District Court for the Western dis
trict of South Carolina on Sent. 11, 1886.
The prisoner maintains that under section
5480 of the Revised Statutes he could not be
le ally condemned to more than one term of
imprisonment for offenses committed within
the same six calendar months, and that he
has already served out'one term and should
be released. The court, however, holds
that his series of fraudulent acts
did not constitute one continuous offense,
for which he could receive only one punish
ment, and that the court had legal power to
sentence him to two or throo consecutive
terms of imprisonment for two or three
separate nets of fraud. The motion tor a
rule to show cause why a writ of habeas
corpus should not issue is, therefore, de
nied. Tho opinion is by Chief Justice
Report of the Sub-Committee of the
Washington, Nov. 21.—The Sub-Com
mittee on Undervaluations of the Senate
Committee on Finance has unani
mously agreed upon a report
which is now being perfected at
the daily sessions of the Sub-Committee.
The principal feature is the abolition of the
‘•Merchant Appraisers,” and tho substitu
tion lor them of a board of nine Govern
ment Reviewing Appraisers, three to
be. stationed at New York,
one at, Philadelphia* one at Boston, one at
Baltimore,.one at Savannah, one at New
Orleans and one at San Francisco. They
will be, exchanged from custom house to
custom house from time to time. An aft
peal will lie from the decision of ono ap
praiser to the Board, but no appeal can be
made from the Board, except to the courts.
Lesley and Wilson Fach Given Terms
Philadelphia, Nov. 21.—Henry N. Les
ley and James A. L. Wilson were arraigned
to-day before Judgo Mitchell and pleaded
guilty to conspiracy to cheat and defraud
the Delaware and Chesapeake Canal Com
pany of sums aggregating over SOOO,-
000. The two men are cousins. Wilson
succeeded Itesley in the position of Secre
tary and Treasurer of the Canal Company,
and “crooked" transactions begun by Les
ley were continued by the two men after
Wilson hud been appointed to the position.
Lesley was sentenced to eight years and
Wilson to six years in the penitentiary.
An Unlucky Vessel.
New York, Nov. 21.— Tho Captain of the
Old Dominion steamship Guyandotte to-day
mado a formal report to the custom bouse
authorities on its collision south of Hog
Island, (iff the Virginia coast, Nov. 18, with
the schooner Allen Greer, of Providence.
The night was starlight. No lives were
lost The damage to the Guyandott© was
$3,000 Hho is full insured.
GEORGIA’S CAPITAL CITY.
The Value of the New Insurance Law
Atlanta, Ga., Nov. 21. —The value of
the new insurance law had a forcible illus
tration to-day. Insurance Commissioner
Wright received a communication from
the Insurance Commissioner of Connecticut
inclosing a copy of the notice served by
him on tho Cont inental Life Insurance Com
pany of Hartford to the effect that ho had
found that their assets wore less than their
liabilities, including the net value of policies
or the re insurance reserve, and that until
the deficiency is made good and the law
complied with they were forbidden to issue
policies or pay dividends either to stock
holders or iwhcy-holders. The Continental
has seven agents in active business in Geor
gia. Commissioner Wright at once issued
an order to the officers and agents of the
company to suspend business in this State
uutil the deficiency had been made good and
ttie company reinstated in Connecticut.
Under the old laws of this State ho would
have been powerless to take any action.
The United States Court is tryingj a suit
for $5,000 damages brought by Lane
Mitcheil vs. the East Tennessee, Virginia
and Georgia railroad. Mitchell is a West
ern cowboy, who last year engaged as a
freight brakemnn on that road. While
climbing upon freight cars near Atlanta he
was swept off by a coal chute, breaking a
leg and otherwise bruising himself. The
case is still pending.
An executive reward of $250 is offered for
the arrest of the unknown incendiary who
fired the residence of E. A. Keith, in‘Jeffer
All the State departments were closed
from 11 to 2 o’clock to-day by executive
order, during the funeral ceremonies of
Prof. McCutcheon. The remains were car
ried to Dalton this afternoon.
The firm of John Miller & Cos., contract
ing carpenters, assigned to-day, and John
S. Paucher, was made receiver. The assets
of the firm are put down at $3,8213 with
$2,559 liabilities. The firm was composed
of John Miller, Robert Miller, J. L. Ferrill
and P. C. Lamoyne. The sum of $349 is
due workmen who will be made preferred
The Veterans’ Association of Fulton coun
ty held a meeting to-night, and passed reso
lutions thanking Yellowstone Kit for his
donation of $550, proceeds of a performance
given a few days ago for the benefit of the
proposed ConfederateVeterans’ Home of the
A Colored Woman Stabs Her Husband
Milledgeville, Nov. 21.— Wiley Perry,
a well-known, reliable colored blacksmith,
well thought of by the white people of this
place, but who has a notoriously ill-tem
pered, bad wife, got into an altercation with
her Saturday. With a large knife she in
flicted on him three dangerous wounds, one
in the back of the neck, one near the left
armpit, and the third in tho shoulder, which
came near severing the sub-clavian artery.
The man is dangerously wounded. He may
recover, but it is doubtful.
Dr. Lockhart, who was waylaid and
beaten and had his ears cut by disguised
men some months back, has been receiving
such threatening anonymous letfbrs ever
since, warning Inin to leave the country,
that he at last, for his personal safety,
left for parts unknown. He had committed
no overt offense, but wa- simply unpopular
in the community. His family is still here
Tho canvass for the municipal election in
this historic old town—to come off in two
weeks—is pretty lively. The citizens in
mass meeting have nominated a ticket
headed by Joseph Staley for Mayor and a
strong ticket for Aldermen. Capt. Hay
good will oppose Mr. Staley as an inde
pendent candidate for Mayor.
There was ice here yesterday morning
half an inch thick.
Another Attempt to Wreck a Train—
The Military Fair.
Columbus, Ga., Noxu 21.—Another at
tempt was made Saturday night to wreck a
train on the Columbus and Rome railroad a
mile from White Sulphur Springs. A
heavy piece of scantling was driven in a
cow gap, and protruded a foot above the
level of the track. The engine struck the
obstruction. Fortunately no damage re
The weather was extremely cold here last
night and this morning. The thermometer
registered 25” above zero.
The Guards’ Library Fair opened to night
under very flattering circumstances. An
immense crowd attended. Avery largo
number of donations were received to-day.
Among them is a corner lot on Rose Hill,
given by Mrs. L. B. Comer, of Columbus,
which will be rallied soon. The fair con
tinues four weeks.
In Muscogee Superior Court to-day tho
following verdicts were returned: Tena
Royal, burglary, two years in the peniten
tiary; Tom Lomis and John Jones, larceny,
one year each on the chain-gang; Georgia
Cook, larceny, one month in jail.
H. P. Dunn Died from Injuries Sustained
in a Runaway.
Augusta, Ga., Nov. 21.— Hugh P. Dunn,
the young dry goods merchant who was
thrown from a buggy and injured yester
day, died early this morning.
While Barrett's circus was parading on
Greene street to-day a horse attached to a
cart took frigid and dashed through a
throng of sightseers; several children wore
knocked down and badly bruised, and Mrs.
Mollio Malone, wife of a fireman, was run
over and seriously injured.
A Mrs. Walker, of Madison, Ga., was
thrown from her carriage in that place to
day and instantly killed.
The dwellings of John A. Bohler, ex-Col
leetor, and J. N. Barnes were consumed by
tiro to-night. Both residences were near tho
fleheutzenplatz, about ami from the city.
The loss is about $3,900. The insurance is
small. The fire originated from a defective
flue in the Bohler residence, and the inmates
of both houses barely escaped with their
lives. Policeman John Fuller, who occu
pied the Bohler premises, lost everything.
Scrlven Superior Court.
Stlvania, Ga., Nov. 21.—Superior Court
convened here this morning, Judge James
K. Hines presiding. The weather is very
cold, but a large crowd is in attendance.
The court house is kept, well heated with
two stoves. Judge Hines’ charge to the
grand jury was clear, forcible and at, times
eloquent. The session will probably con
tinue through the whole week. Besides the
largo array of local lawyers, the following
attorneys are present: Solicitor General 0.
H. Rogers, T. 11. Potter, of Statesboro, and
H. C. Kittles, of Rocky Ford.
A Message From tho Baa.
Jacksonville, Fla., Nov. 21.—The fol
lowing note in a bottle was nicked up by a
fdshermon In Fort George inlet, this county,
yesterday: “Thegood ship Mary Whalen
sunk off Barneygat light; all hands perished.
Cm* Me W 1*1*1."
LOSS OF THE SCHOLTEN.
THE RIVAL OFFICERS STILL TRY
ING TO SHIFT THE BLAME.
A Universal Belief at Dover That the
Fault Lies With the Rosa Mary
Eighty Persons Only Saved From
the Wreck—Stories of the Survivors.
London, Nov. 21.—Two bodies of victims
of the sinking of the steamer W. A. Schol
ten by colliding with tho steamer Rosa
Mary have floated ashore at Deal. There is
now no doubt that Capt. Taut went down
with his vessel.
M. Robson, one of the passengers saved,
stated to a reporter that the Scholten had
just weighed anchor when the collision oc
There were 800 life-bolts on board and
most of tho passengers were supplied with
them, but they proved useless w a majority
of cases, as the people were engulfed with
The steamer’s decks burst when she was
The sunken vessel lias in twenty fathoms
The survivors will sail for New York
Dover, Nov. 21.—Eighty persons in all
have been saved from the wreck. One of
the survivors is named Rolne. There is
another survivor in the hospital whose name
is not known. Chief Engineer Edixhoven
was landed ut Seaford yesterday morning.
No more bodies have been recovered here.
It is the universal feeling that the fault of
the collision rests with the steamer Rosa
Mary. Chief Mato Wells, of that vessel,
states that she left Hartlepool Friday in
command of Capt. Webster and with a crew
of sixteen men. On tho night of the col
lision there was a shifting fog. Sometimes
it was dense, while at intervals it
was clear. At about 8:30 o’clock,
he says, the collision occurred.
CLAIMS TO HAVE BEEN AT ANCHOR.
“IVe had been at anchor since 8 o’clock.
Myself anil the Captain were on the bridge.
The sea was of the calmest. Our lights
were burning brightly, and the fog horn
was sounding constantly. I first saw the
colliding steamer off our starboard liovv.
She was showing white and green lights,
indicating that she was shaping her course
to the starboard side We could not shift
our position, being anchored and the tide be
ing ebb. The steamer soon ported her helm
and attempted to cress our bows. The tide,
however, not being rightly judged, settled
the ves-el on our bows, cutting her to the
water's edge. 1 cannot sny whether it was
the W. A. Scholten that collided with us.
Whatever vessel it was she proceeded on
her course and soon disappeared in tha dark
ness. Wo remained at anchor during the
night, and w’ere piloted to Dover at 7 o’clock
in the morning. There we docked.”
CAPT. WEBSTER’S STATEMENT.
Capt. Webster states that the weather
during the voyage was hazy. “Saturday
morning there was a heavy fog, and the
Rosa Alary anchored for three hours off
Hal fordi loss. She proceeded at 11
o’clock, and passed East Goodwin lightship
at 7 o’clock in the evening. The fog became
so thick that she was compelled to anchor
again at 8 o’clock, tho vessel being then
from seven to eight miles west southwost of
East Goodwin lightship. The collision oc
curred about 1<):.80 o’clock that night. The
forecastle lookout was the first to intimate
the approach of a vessel. I saw a
bright ‘ white light a point and half
off tho starboard bow. Soon a green
light appeared, indicating that she was pass
ing our starboard bow. Accompanied by
the mate, 1 went to the upper bridge and
saw tho same lights. Suddenly the greon
light disappeared nnd a red light was
shown. Immediately there was a terrific
collision. The steamer that struck us pro
ceeded, nnd no attempt was made to ascer
tain what injury had been done. The fog
had lifted, revealing the lights plainly. We
signaled for assistance, but none came until
Twenty-three bodies have now been iden
INSPECTED AT NEW YORK.
New York, Nov. 21. —United States
Steamboat Inspector Dey said to-day: “!
inspected the Scholten last May. She was
in first-class condition. She had tho re
quired number of life-boats and life-rafts.
She iiad an over supply of life preservers
and cork jackets. Sne was properly pro
The Employes Strike Against the Use
of Non-Union Mult.
Milwaukee, Wig. Nov. 21. —The union
brewers at the Cream City Brewery refused
this morning to handle any more malt for
commission malt houses. The union men de
clare that they will forcea general lockout if
necessary. A card has been issued calling
upon workingmen to boyc >tt the brewing
establishments of Fred Miller, Adam Get
tlerr.on and the Cream City Brewing Com
pany for using non-union malt. The card
was adroitly Worded, so as to evade the
conspiracy law. The Secretary of tho
Brewers’ Union says in case a gen
eral lockout occurs, the American
Federation of Labor will issue a boycott
against all Milwaukee beer. The tolera
tion has over 600,000 members. Some of
the masters claim that all brewing firms
employing union men will shortly notify
their men to quit the union or leavo their
AN ANARCHIST BOMB.
A Startling Find on Twenty-eighth
Street Near Fifth Avenue.
New York, Nov. 21.—What api>ears to
be a genuine Anarchist bomb was found to
night on the sidewalk of East Twenty-eighth
street, near Fifth avenue. The bomb con
sisted of a piece of brass pipe about s:x inches
long, plugged at both ends. A fuse projected
from one end and carefully interwoven
with it was a friction match so arranged as
to explode at the slightest jar. The infernal
machine wan enclosed in a small paste
board box. It was taken to tho Nineteenth
Precinct Station-house and will be sent to a
chemist for examination tomorrow.
A Propeller on the Rocks.
Milwaukee, Wis., Nov. 21. —In a fog
that prevailed on the lake to-day the pro
peller Waverly, of the Ogdenburg line, ran
on the rocks at North Point, five miles above
t.hi*port. Though tho bottom ot the ves
sel is damaged, neither the crew nor pro
peller are in danger if the calm weather
continues. A relief expedition will go out
to her at midnight with the mem here of the
life-saving crew. The Waverly is valued at
$50,000 and carries twenty-two men.
Philadelphia’s Walking Match.
Philadelphia, Pa., Nov. 21.— At 11
o’clock to-night the scores in the walking
match were; Hart, 98 miles; Cox, 112 miles;
Moore, 110 miles; Cronin, 102 miles: Burns,
100 miles; Narrmac, 106 miles; A'int, 87
niiloe; Bison, 117 miles; Albert, 126 miles;
Strakel, 86 miles; Littlewood, 140 miles;
LsGiaad 68 aiues; Laucbor 117 nines.
The Killing of the Chinaman Declared
to Have Been Murder.
Jacksonville, Fla., Nov. 21.—William
Astor, New York’s millionaire, is in the
city. lie is a large property owner here
and in the Suite.
The jury of inquest impaneled Saturday
night by Justice Magill to inquire into tbo
killing of Ling Wing by W. 11. Harwick
met t'uis morning at the Justice’s oftiee, and
after hearing the testimony of Policeman
Lowe adjourned until 2 o’clock this after
noon to await the report of a post-mortem
examination. The verdict rendered this
evening was wilful murder ns against Mar
wick, and J. A. and Frank P. Bradford
were declared accessories. Warrants
were is ucd for the two latter, but up to
a late hour to-night they had not boon cap
tured. The Chinese are much stirred up
over the affair. J. E. Hartiidge lias been
retained by the defense, and the Chinamen
have banded together to secure money to
A FIGHT IN A STORE.
Mr. RitzewoUer, a prominent Bay street
merchant, had a set-to in his storo this af
ternoon witli one of his elerks named Lyon.
There were several ladies iu the establish
ment ut the time, and a general scattering
took place. One of the lady clerics went
into hysterics, and the balance
got out in the best way they
could. Before very much damage was done
to either fighters several clerks rushed in
and separated the two. In conversation
after the affray RitzewoUer said: “Lyons
called me a liar and I struck him. That is
about the whole sum ami substance of the
FIVE ALARMS OF FIHE.
There were five alarms of fire to-day, but
no serious damage resulted in any one case.
Mrs. Dennis’ boarding house suffered to the
extent of S3OO.
Twenty-six degrees above zero was regis
tered here this morning at 6 o’clock.
Orange growers keep a stiff
upper lip, and think their fruit is unin
jured, unless it may bo some very much ex
The sudden changes announced in the
News-Herald staff made a slight stir in
newspaper circles this evening. Mr. Var
mim’s resignation was handed in three
weeks ago, but was made public only to
duy. Stanley Fletcher, the new managing
editor, was formerly assistant managing
editor of the Now York Evening Nun. Mr.
Merrill remains as editorial winter, and Mr.
Hawthorne is transform! to the telegraph
desk. Mr. Varnum is well liked and re
spected here for his ability, and has hosts of
Madison, Fi.a., Nov. 21.—Last Friday
evening Sherif Parramoro arrested George
Glass, who lives a couple of miles from town,
who was charged with selling mortgaged
property. Arriving at the jail Glass took a
buttle out of his pocket and smashed the
Sheriff's lantern, putting out the light. The
Sheriff said Glass knocked him down and
then made good his escape.
Last Wednesday, while Rufus McNair, of
the firm of McNair Bros., proprietors of the
Lakeside Variety Works, at, this place, was
at work at the lathe turning, the piece of
timber ho was working on flew out and
struck him on the nose, breaking it, and
making n serious and phiuful wound.
Rev. L. B. Plunter, of lie Land, has ac
cepted the call to the pastorate of tbo Bap
tist church hero. The Baptist Witness, of
w hich he is the editor, will probably be
published here before long.
Tallahassee, Fla.. Nov. 21.—The pe
tition of Col. H. W. Davison, attorney of the
Florida Southern railway for an advance in
passenger rates on the Charlotte Harbor di
vision of the Florida Southern railroad, was
refused to-day by the Railroad Commission.
Ali the rates go into effect Dec. 1.
The Supreme Court to-day decided that
Jacksonville’s new charter is constitutional,
but the power of the County Commission
ers, given by the original act, is repealed by
the amendatory act. This appears to leave
the city government in statu quo.
Dougherty’s Little Quarrel.
Jacksonville, Nov. 21.—The dispatches
sent out from this city regarding the affray
in which Congressman Dougherty was al
leged to have participated last Wednesday
night, are said to be almost wholly without
foundations, letters and statements from
eye witnesses, he.uded in for publication to
night, show that nothing occurred but an
altercation ljetween Mr. Dougherty and one
of his friends, duo to a mi'apprehension,
which was speedily settled by the interven
tion of other friends, and amicable relations
were at once re-established,
Frost Vs. Yellow Yever.
Tampa, Fla., Nov. 21.—The thermom
eter registered 29.. V this morning. This is a
denth blow to yellow jack. No new oases
and no deaths are reported to-day. Thoro
are still a few cases on hand. If it turns
warm In a few days there would tie danger
of returning refugees taking the fever,
should they not heed the warning to remain
awnv until the official notification of Dr.
Wall is made public.
GEORGIA STOCK STOLEN.
Two Mor. Arrested for Grand Larceny
Boston, Nov. 21.—Martin Van Bass and
Robert Waid were arrested to-night for the
larceny of $1.10,000 of stock of the Bruns
wick Land, Improvement and Colonization
Company, of Goorgia. The larceny was
committed at the Oid Colony depot, in this
city, Nov. If, being reported to the police by
Col. A. J. Rogers, President of the com
pany. The stock is not listed upon ,the
Stock Exchange, and nothing is known of
Bloodshed at Jelllco.
Cincinnati, Nov. 21.—A special says that
a desperate conflict took place yesterday at
Jellico, Tenn. Marshal Woo wine, in the
afternoon, undertook to arrest some miners
for disorderly conduct. The men resisted,
and one of them, Noah Miller, was killed.
The others fled. At fl o’clock Miller’s
friends attacked the Marshal and killed
three and wounded two of his posse. Great
Discussing the Fisheries.
Washington, Nov. 21.—An informal
meeting of the International Fisheries Com
mission was held at the State Department
tiiis afternoon. The first regular business
meeting will take place to-morrow. The
most important conclusion reached to-day
was a resolution, unanimously adopted, to
keep the proceeding* of the negotiations se
cret, at least until their conclusion of the
Four Killed In a Collision.
Vincennes, 111., Nov. 21.—Yesterday
afternoon, tour mile* north of this city, oil
the Cairo, Vincennes and Chicago railroad,
two freight trains collided. The two engines
v,ere wreckod and eight cars were badly
smashed. Daniel Collars and Frank Harton,
engineers, Richard Walker, a brakeman,
and Fireman Schaffer wore instantly killed.
Uilico aie reported wouuued.
I PRICEPIO A YK\K. I
1 5 CENTS A COP i. f
BURNING OF THE CIRCUS.
ALL THE PRINCIPAL ANIMALS OF
THE SHOW PERISHED.
Four Elephants, Five Lions, Seven
Leopards, Six Panthers and Count
less Other Beasts Burned—An Es
caped Lion Kills a Calf for His Break
fast—Other Destructive Blazes.
Bridgeport, Conn., Nov. 21.—The fire
which broke out last night in the winter
quarters of Barnum & Bailey’s circus de
stroyed the large main building, in which
were stored all the principal animals used
iu the great show, nearly all of which were
destroyed, including four elephants, five
lions, seven leopards, six panthers, four
kangaroos, six horses and a large numbor of
smaller beasts. Among the elephants burned
were Alice, Sampson and the sacred whits
elephant. One large elephant escaped and
this morning was found drowned in a pond
near the lighthouse, where it had gone in its
A LION AT LARGE.
Aside from this the only animal that
escaped beyond the grounds wasalarge lion
which w nnde ;sl in to Cm istopher Byckaids’
barnyard, where it. attacked a cow and cait,
making an early breakfast out of the latter.
Mrs. By<‘Wards undertook to drive the heist
away, not knowing, or realizing its nature
until warned by a neighbor, when sho ma le
a hasty retreat. The animal wrffc shot toon
after by one of the circus employes. Ottn
Mable, an elephant trainer, by Ins
heroic exertions saved eighteen elephant*.
Mr. Bailey said this morning that #100,ON)
would probably cover the loss. The insur
ance on the building and property burned
is as follows: Building, £7,125;' animals,
£36,000. Of the latter amount, $4,500 was
on the elephants burned, and $2,250 on the
hippopotamus. The building will ba re
built as soon as possible. Besides the above
property destroyed, were two of the largest
chariots, known as the Neptune and the
Green Tableau car.
St. Louis, Mo., Nov. 31.—Later advices
indicate that, the Arc at Granby was not so
disastrous as was at first, supposed. Fifteen
business houses were destroyed aud a large
number of residences. A fair share of the
stocks in the stores was saved bv moving,
and while the loss will be heavy, it will not
tie so great as was anticipated. The home
less families were taken in by those whose
houses were not burned and are being pro
vided for. One old man in feeble health
died from excitement.
TENNESSEE’S CLOUDS OF SMOKE.
Memphis, Tknn., Nov. 21.—Fire at Cov.
ington, Tenn., early this morning burned E.
E. 8 tilth’s family grocery store, Leather
wood & Turner's general store, in the
rear of which was located the post office
and G. W. Smitheal’s law office. The losses
were partially insured.
Forest fires continue to rage in this sec
tion, and the damage sustained is
becoming serious. Several gin Louses
in Crittenden county, Arkansas, have
been burned, and also in (he counties of
Mississippi, which border the river. It is
impossible to gal her definite details of the
loss. It is so widespread in Its nature that
an estimate cannot lie givon. Steamers
cannot run at night, owing to the dense
smoke which prevails from Vicksburg,
Miss., to a joint 150 miles above Memphis, a
lotal distance of 050 miles. Fires are burn
ing everywhere within this territory, and
tliore is no immediate prospects for rain.
Travel by rail Is also obstructed from the
causes. Several trestles on the Kansas City
riiad have lioen destroyed, and communica
tion with Bfc. Louis is now made via
Forest City, Ark. Never before
in the history of the country has
there been such a widespread conflagration,
and the loss to farmers will lie very heavy.
The wind s*orm which prevailed Saturday
and Saturday night must have been destruc
tive to many dwellings and outhouses of
planters, especially in counties to the west
of Memphis, in Arkansas, but owing to the
secluded country and lack of telegraphic fa
cilities it will be several days be
fore the true condition of affairs is learned.
Thejsame i epoi ts come from every quarter,of
the tires,ami the lues that is being su-tamed.
The only escape that is promised will come
from rain, and in nearly all the churches
prayers were offered yesterday that showers
might fall and the destruction cease.
THIRTY-FIVE BUILDINGS BURNED.
Cairo, 111., Nov. 21.—Fire at Mound
City to-day destroyed thirty-live buildiigs,
including two blocks. The residences of
Mayor McCracken, Senator Daniel Hogan,
two hotels, two livery stables, the Patriot
printing office, three dry goods stores and
two saloona were among those burned. The
loss is over $50,000. The insurance is about
$40,000. A good many familiar, are ren
dered homeless. A negro man has been ar
rested, charged with incendiarism.
a small cotton fibe.
New- Orleans, Nov. 21.—Fire occurred
to-night in cotton on board tbo steamship
Kimberly in u small compartment contain
ing but 250 bales. Comparatively little
damage was done, but the cotton"in that
compartment will be discharged. The
Kimberly cleared for Liverpool to-day
with 3,308 bales of cotton and was to have
Solicitor McCue’s Report.
Washington, Nov. 21.—Hon. AlexAndei
McCue, Solicitor of the Treasury, in his an
nual report to the Attorney General show*
the amount, character ana result of the liti
nation under his direction during the last
fiscal year. The number of suits com
menced was 3,575. The entire number .f
suits decided, or otherwise disposed of, was
8,195. The whole amount for which judg
ments were obtained, exelusive of decree*
in rein., was $719,303, an.l the entire amount
collected from ail sources was $003,627.
Watervleit’a New Foundry.
Troy, N. Y., Nov. 21.—The preparation!
for making steel guns at the government
gun plant at Watervleit arsenal are practi
cally complete, and work has already begun
on the smaller calibre cannon that are to be
issued to United States batteries for service.
With the present facilities, twenty-five field
guns and two large cannon of 10& inch, for
coast defences, will be completed on or be
fore Nov. 10, 1888.
Tne Red-Haired Tot and tbe White
Prom the St. Louis Spectator.
A girl of 6, tbo daughter of a friend of
mine, did a precocious and amusing thing
the other day. She is possessed of a fiery
head of hair. Getting into a street car with
her mother, she noticed tbe glances of ths
passengers and their evident amusement aa
the same thought occurred to them. Climb
ing on the seat she looked up and down the
street, finally exclaiming as her eyes rested
on the obfect it sought: “Oh, mamma,
there’s awh ite horse 1” The laugh that went
around the car showed that the pas-engers
appreciated rK> utl# one’s quick perception.
A . wipe of a dead chick,
with four weli-jeveiopc,l legs and as manv
wines, has been discovered iu Tennesaee. ft
had but one head and only one eye. It had one
set ot levs and wings on each side, and was
if to walk on one aide until it was tired
■hm u>lm turn over and bulk on the other-