The Proposed Mill Between Cor
bett and Fitzsimmons Forced.
WILL TAKE THE BELT BY DEFAULT
The Olympic Club Backs the Middle-
Weight In His Determination. and
Declares That Corbett Must
. Fight or Surrender.
New York, October 2. —William A.
Brady, James J, Corbett's manager,
was met by appointment at the Herald
office yesterday at noon by Captain
Cicero with Bob Fitzsimmons. Arthur
Lumley and Charlie White. Captain
Cicero posted a SI .000 forfeit for Fitz
simmons to fight Corbett to a finish for
the world's championship. "Brady post
ed another SI.OOO and entered a counter
challenge to Eitzsimmons. on behalf of
Steve O'Donnell, the Australian fighter,
traveling with Corbett.
‘■Will you coyer Fitzsimmons'
money Brady was asked, after a
long and heated argument.
“No," he shouted.
“Will you cover O’Donnell's money ?"
Fitzsimmons was asked and he shouted
“No’bso loudly that every one in the
Herald building heard hint.
“If you. Fitzsimmons, get the eham
piouship by default, will you stand
ready to defend it against al. comers?”
Any Man But Peter Jackson.
, “I will" he replied, “meet any man
In the world but Peter Jackson, and he
Js nbjectionable to me on the ground of
This leaves the Corbett men with the
best of the argument, for if Fitzsim
mons„is declared the champion by de
'♦ fault, after his Money remains up for
thirty days, there is every reason to be
lieve that he will have to cover O'Don
During the long and loud argument
both sides indulged in, Brady said:
“If you accept O'Donnell’s challenge to
fight in February, I will post 85,000
within a week and give it to Fitzsim
mons if Corbett does not immediately
afterwards fight him. Fitzsimmons is
not in Corbett's class.”
Turning to Fitzsimmons, he said:
“You wouldn't fight Griffo, would you
—go out of your class ?”
“Yes,” said Fitzsimmons, “I'll fight
any man for monev —Griffo, McAuliffe,
or any one. I don’t want Corbett’s
money as a present, I’ll fight him for
Will Declare Fitz. Champion.
Brady wanted to know what right
Fitzsimmons bad to sign with the
Olympic Club of New Orleans to fight
- -f-JHt the reply he got
was : “I am an American citizen and I
have a right to sign anywhere.”
A war of words' followed between.
Brady and Lumley, which would have
ended in a personal encounter if others
present had not interfered. President
Scholl, of the Olympic Club, of New Or
• leans, telegraphed to Corbett yesterday:
“We offer aj»25,000 purse, the winner
to take ajl. Fitzsimmons has complied
with requirement. If you will
not defend the title, Fitzsimmons will
meet the best man that can be found
in the world in February, 1895. In the
event that you do not answer and ac
cept the challenge of Robert Fitzsim
mons by Thursday, October 4th, we
will declare Robert Fitzsimmons the
champion heavy-weight of the world.”
ROBERT YULEEFtOOMBS DEAD.
Fnphew of the Distinguished Georgian
Lived and Died In the West.
Chicago, October 2. —Robert Yulee
Toombs, a nephew of Robert Toombs,
who attained fame as a United States
senator from Georgia died yesterday
morning at the smallpox hospital in this
city after a week’s illness. Although he
possessed an estate in Atlanta, Ga.,
valued at SBO,OOO, which was in the care
of his grandmother, he worked at his
tt ade of a printer when he first came to
Chicago several years ago. For the
last two years he has been associate edi
tor of the World, a weekly story paper.
LYNCH APPLIES TO PRACTICE.
Negro Ex-Congressman, of Mississippi, Li
censed to Inter the State Bar.
Nathez, Miss., October 2.—Ex-Con
gressman'John R. Lynch, colored, more
recently fifth auditor of the national
treasury under Harrison, has applied
to the chancery court of Adams county
for admission to practice law. His
moral character has been duly certified
g. to, and his legal attainments will be
' looked into later, before he is admitted
to practice. He is a bright colored man
and will undoubtedly pass his exami
Twenty-One Cars of Armor Plate.
Bethlehem, Pa., October 2. —The
largest shipment of material ever made
by the Bethlehem iron company for
Uncle Sam's navy was sent out last
night consigned to Cramp's ship yard.
There was a train of twenty-one cars.
The consignment included one 17-inch
barbette weighing 400 tons, and a con
ning tower for the and
flvAinch side armor-plates for the In
diana. weighing thirty tons each.
The Coat Makers Strike at an End.
Bosion. October 2.—The executive
council of the several unions of cloth
ing makers met yesterday and decided
that the strike was virtually ended as
nearly ah the contractors had signed
the union ..agreement, which provides
for inm :ased wages and establishes the
nine ho :r day for workers.
T> ’ Chicago Time* Litigation.
Chic. 00. October 2. The United
States court of appeals has reversed
Judge llodgett's decision in the suit of
West v ■ Huiskamp for possession of
the Chtogo Times property, and refer
red litigation to a master in chan
cery for Settlement. Judge Blodgett's
decision Itvore the Huiskamps.
I J Chlrge of the Naval Exhibit.
\ October 2. —Commander
Aacrge J ’*‘ en designated
VcreVl'c “Sjtert to takA charge of
The Daily Pre s s
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—— r\ tifjn ' **l’ j 1 j]
• Mr. Graves : Why are you all so solicitous about that man in the water?
Chorus of Fishermen : We care nothing about the than, Mister; but he’s got the bait.
HAMPERED IN HIS CONDUCT.
Friction Between I’rlncc Kung and LI
Hung Chung I. Now Inevlpible.
-Shanghai, October 2. —Friction be
tween Prince Kung, the emperor's
avuncular appointee to the. presidency
of the Tsungli-Yamen, (the foreign
board,) and Li Hung Chang, a dis
patch says, is inevitable. The victory
is certain to be hampered in his conduct
of operations against the Japanese.
The imperial council is completely dis
organized and the corruption which
has prevailed in the commissary de
partment for years has left the troops
with no sbitabli’ clothing nnd n scanty
cf ,f'Jo.l\ r.ndt
other munitions of war, which were
from time to time alleged to have been
bought nnd paid for, cannet now be
found and presumably the money re
ported to have been expended for them,
was appropriated by the officials into
whose hands it was intrusted.
THE FLORIDA ELECTIONS ON.
'Hon. Benjamin A. Llddon, tor the Supreme
Court. Bench. Has No Opposition.
Jacksonville, Fla., October 2
ida today elects a justice of the su
preme court, sixteen members of the
senate, the entire house of representa
tives. and all county officers save
sheriff. Hon. Benjamin A. Liddon, the
democratic nominee for the supreme
bench, has no opposition. The popu
lists have put out candidates for
tlie legislature and county offices in
many counties, but it is not thought
that they will make much show save in
two or three counties. In several of
the Counties there are sharp fights be
tween democrats. The railroad com
mission question has been the issue
and the indications are that the next
legislature will be ov#i'whelmingly in
favor of the establishment of a com
WHY GREER WILL NOT FUSE.
The Populist Leader Will Not Support Al
- drlch in the Fourth Alabama.
Anniston, Ala., October 2. —A letter
from T. I’. Greer, declining to support
Aldrich, the republican candidate ’for
congress in the fourth district of this
state, has been given out. Mr. Greer
presided over the populist convention
which endorsed Aldrich's nomination.
He says the fight now is a straight one
between democracy and republicans
and in that case he cannot support the
LATEST ADVICES FROM CUBA.
The Recent Storm on the Island Not as Se
vere ns Has Been Reported.
New York, October 2.—The steamer
Reguransa, from Havana, which ar
rived yesterday brings the news that
the recent storm which passed over the
island of Cuba was not as severe as was
previously reported. The wind storm
was accompanied by a heavy’ rain. Con
siderable damage was done to the plan
tations and a number of trees were up
rooted. but no loss of life was reported.
THE TRIANGULAR CONTEST.
The Fight Over a Republican Nomination
For Congress in Kentucky.
Middlesborough, Ky., October 2.
The contest between Adams. Colson
and White for the republican nomina
tion for congress is transferred to the
courts. If Judge Jones perpetuates his
injunction, Colson will go to the court
of appeals. If Jones is sustained Col
son will run as an independent repub
lican. If reversed he will claim to be
Kentucky Desperadoes at the Bar.
Ashland. Ky.. October 2.—Yesterday
afternoon United States Marsha! Greer
and his deputies left for Louisville with
106 moonshiners just from the upper
Big Sandy district. The party is made
up of women, boys and men, some of
the latter typical desperadoes.
The GreatNall Plant Closes Down.
Ci.evei.and, 0., October 2.—The
Baacks Wire Nail company, of this city,
the largest of the kind in the world,
has closed down for an ind< finite pe
riod, perhaps permanently.
ATLANTA, GEORGIA, TUESDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 2, 1894.
MONTHLY DEBT STATEMENT.
Net Increase In the f’ubllc Debt Less Cash
In the Treasury. ,
Washington. October 2.—The debt
statement issued yesterday afternoon
shows a net increase in the public debt
less cash in the treasury" during Sep
tember of 88,515,700. The interest
bearing debt increased 8140, the non
interest bearing debt increased 824.182
and the cash in the treasury decreased
87,‘2'20,387. The balance of the several
cases of debt at the close of business
September 29th were: I nterest-bear
iug debt 8625,042,810, debt on which in
terest has ceased since maturity 81,880,-
030. Debt ly»i» i ing no Interest MBBO, no t,.
490.330. The certificates and treasury
notes offset by an equal amount of
cash (in the treasury) outstanding at
the end of the month were 8912,-436-470,
a decrease of 82,914.102. The total cash
in the treasury was 8774,835,928. . The
gold reserve was 858,875,317. Net cash
balance $61,044,402. In the month
there was an increase in gold coin and
bars of $2779,687. The total at the
close being $123,605,756. Os silver there
was a decrease of $3,352,077. Os sur
plus there was in national bank .de
positories 816,365,598, against 17,320 at
the end of the previous month.
MEW VA ND ERB ILT TRUNK LINE.
Blue Mountain Road to be Built With Con
nectlons North and South.
Reading. I’a., October 2.—William C.
Mayne, of Philadelphia, general solici
tor of the Blue .Mountain railroad,
which is to be built from Harrisburg to
the Delaware river at Portland, Pa., a
distance of 140 miles, made the impor
tant statement last night that a corps
of engineers will start nt Shartlesville,
Berks county, next week and locate a
different line to Slatington, to connect
with the Poughkeepsie road, which is
to be sold to the Vanderbilt system on
October 18. This connection on the
east, with an extension of the Norfolk
and Western and of the Vanderbilt
lines to the western terminus of the
Blue Mountain railroad, will complete,
says Mr. oMayne, a system of trunk
lines which for the interchange of
freight and passengers by the south
and west and the north and east has no
equal in this country.
Revelations Concerning a Cincinnati Girl
• of Striking Similarity.
Cincinnati. October 2.—A pretty and
bright young girl was arrested yester
day for opening a letter addressed to
her roommate, Anna McHugh. The
girl arrested gave the name of Georgia
Burke, but it was later ascertained she
also went by the name of Dolores
Lome. When arraigned before the
United States commissioner the girl
admitted her guilt, but pleaded insane
jealousy, and appeared to be in excru
ciating physical agony. The commis
sioner believed she was shamming, but
at last she was sent to the city hospital.
At her trial Anna McHugh appeared
and begged for the release of her room
mate. and she has remained at her side
ever since. The hospital authorities
say Miss Burke's case is like that of
GIRL STRIKERS ARRESTED.
Five Young Women Skirtmakers Sent to
* the Island.
New York. October 2.—The courts
and lawyers are proceeding against
strikers with vigor. Now girl strikers
are under arrest for illegal actions in
connection with their strike. Bessie
Gensberg. Sophia Lovett, Annie Klau
german. Sarah Roshkind and Rachael
! Bro find were sent to the Island for
I one month by Justice Koch in the Es
' sex police court yesterday on charges
lof disorderly conduct. They were
; striking skirtmakers, and it was al
j leged. intimidated other workers.
i Berlin, October 2.—Baron Kiderlin-
Wachter. the recently appointed Prus
sian representative at Hamburg, and
j Herr Pols tor ff. editor of the Kladder-
I adatsch. were yesterday sentenced to
fouftmonths imprisonment each in a
foztress for having engaged log duel.
JENKINS' DECISION REVERSED.
Famoua Southern Pacific Strike Ruling
Changed by tho Court of Appeal#.
Chicago. October 2.—ln n long deci
sion read by Justice Harlan and pre
pared by him. the. United States circuit"
court of appeals, yesterday, reversed in
part the famous decision of Judge
Jenkins in the case of P. M. Arthur and
others against the Northern Pacific
railroad, in which Judge Jinkins de
cided Hint men nad no right to conibine
for a strike under :certain conditions,
chief among which was when there was
intent to injure the property ur busi
ness of the road. Although the case is
,reV'4v-u*il ; n npe
ed with directions to strike out certa’lc
portions of Judge Jenkins’ opinion, the
effect of the deeison is to prevent nil
strikes unless they be absolutely peace
able. Judges Harlan. Jenkins, Bunn,
Grosscup and Woods sat yesterday.
The order, while prepared by Justice
Harlan, was also participated in by
Judges Wood and Dunn.
GAYNOR Wl L L NOTDECLI NE.
After Visiting the Judge the Chiilrinan
Says There Will ho No Change.
New York, October 2.—Chairman J.
W. Hinkley, of the democratic state
committee, spent several hours yester
day with Justice William J. Gaynor,
the democratic candidate for judge of
tlie court of appeals, at Bellport. L. I.
Mr. Hinkley said, at the Murry Hill ho
tel last night. “I had no doubt that
Justice Gaynor would accept the nomi
nation before I called upon him. and I
have less doubt of it now. I would like
to talk plainly, but until the commit
tees appointed to notify the candidates
of their nomination have performed
their work I think it would be discour
teous for the to say anything more. In
■answer to a direct question Mr. Hink
ley said :
"There is no doubt that the ticket
nominated by the. democratic conven
tion will remain unchanged.”
The roslblllty of a Third Ticket For the
State Olllces In New York.
New York, October 2.—A conference
was held yesterday afternoon in the
office of Charles K. Fairchild, ex-sccre
tary of the treasury, at No. 86 Wall
street, which was attended among oth
ers by Win. K. Grace and Wheeler H.
Peckam. It was held for the purpose of
deciding whether or not the state de
mocracy should nominate a third ticket
for.the state offices. Mr. Grace, and
Mr. Peckam were closeted with Mr.
Fairchild for nearly an hour. They
refused to talk after they left him.
Mr. Fairchild said that nothing worild
be done until tonight when a committee
of the Grace-Fail child democracy
would be appointed to confer with the
committee of seventy. He also refused
to talk about the possibility of a third
ticket in the state.
SITUATION AT FALL RIVER.
Opening of the Seventh Week of lldleneM
Among the Textile Striker#.
Fall River. Mass.. October 2. —The
seventh week of idleness opened yester
day without any unusual happening as
compared with the six weeks passed.
The weavers at the Kagamore mill
voted not to return to their looms.- but
their places have been filled by weavers
from other parts of the city and the
mill is nearly in full operation. The
Globe yarn mill mule spinners did not
return to work and a meeting of the
union is to be held today to act on
their case and “other matters,” sup
posed to be the report of Saturday's
conference. The weavers have issued
an appeal to the textile and other
' workers throughout the New England
states for financial assistance, and hope
to meet with a lihwal response.
Typhl’xl Eped.-mie in Connecticut.
Winsted. Conn., October 2.—An epe
demic of typhoid fever is raging in
’ Lakeville, a summer resort village
about twenty-five miles west of here,
in the northwest section of this state.
' and two deaths have resulted in the
' past two days and a dozen citizens are
A COUP D’ETAT IN CHINA.
Alt tho Celestial Troop# Have Re«n With
drawn From Koren.
London, October 2.—The Central
Npws correspondent in Shanghai says
*lhe appointment of Prince Kung, Hie
emperor’s uncle, nnd president of for
eign board of admiralty, to act as co-di
rector with L( Hung Cluing in tho con
conduct of Chinese affairs, is looked
upon ns partaking of the nature of a
coup d’etat. No. Chinese soldiers are
now in Korea, till being concentrated in
the vicinity of Moukden and Hung
Chang. Chinese transports have gone
to Iluukow for troops.
The Democratic Central Committee in Nevr
York In u Now Home.
New York, October 2.—The demo
cratic state committee will have to look
for new quarters this year, owing to
the tearing down of the political part
of the Hoffman House. Major Hinck
ley, of Poughkeepsie, the new chair
man, has been looking around for a day
or two. anil will seek rooms near Madi
son Square. Major Hinckley, it is said,
Will appoint a large proportion of clerks
and men on the executive committee. .
IT WAS CLEVELAND’S BUSY DAY.
lie Goea Flailing. Take# n Drive anil Bouse#
Buzzard's Bay, Mass., October 2.
President Cleveland went out in his
cat-boat yesterday for a short fishing
trip, and later drove out with Mrs.
Cleveland, after which he devoted
several hours to superintending his
workmen in landscape gardening at
Gray Gables. It is expected that the
president will remain at the Gables
three weeks longer. Ho has been pre
sented with a buck deer. It came from
Washington and he has added to it the
collection in his private deer park ad
joining the Gables.
BAILLY NOW OWNS THE SHOW.
He Paid the Barnum Heir# *600,000 for
Bridgki’ort. Conn., October '2.—Jas'
A. Bailey has bought t)ie half interest
in the Barnum show owned by the Bar
num beirj, the dual preliminaries be
ing concluded today. The price paid
was $500,000. The heirs wanted more,
.but Mr. Bailey knowing their inability
to carry on the. show, named that as
the price he would “give or take.”
Reduction of llsto# Under Pre##are.
New York, October 2.—At last the
New York telephone company has de
cided, under pressure, to reduce its
rates to a certain class of business men.
It now offers a new rate to small users
—physicians, private residences, pri
vate, stables. etc at SIOO to 8150 per
year, according to use.
ni nm iMigiHnd'# Torpedo Boat#.
London, October 2.--In a trial trip
yesterday on the Thames of a second
class torpedo boat, built of aluminum,
for France, by the Yarrowg, a speed
three and one-half knots faster than
the English boats of the same class was
attained. The aluminum eraft is two
tons lighter than the boats in use in the
The Pope Frowns on I he Due d'Orleans.
| Rome. October 2. —The Corriere. di
1 Napoli says the Rope’s object in sum
moning Manager d’Huist. to Rome is to
! instruct him to inform the Due d'Or
j leans that his Holine is does not ap
< prove of a Legitimist agitation in
In Bistre## Off Cape lookout.
■ BeauroßT. S. (!.. October 2.- Bark J.
H. Dexter, twenty-five miles north of
i Cape Lookout, five miles off of the
bench, flying colors of distress, carried
away her rudder during a recent gale.
Work KeMumed on the Panama ( anal.
Coi.tts, October 2.—Work on a limited
scale has been resumed on the Panama
canal. The resumption of, work was
marked by no eviiienees of enthusiasm.
New York. Octolter 2- The new
I grand jury sworn in before Judge Cow-
I ing today has been instructed to probe
I Hie matter of police corruption.
ROBBERS’ COSTLY EXPERIENCE.
Held lip the Southern raeltlc for Small
Spoils, nnd Were Soon Captured.
Phoenix, Ariz.. October 2.—At 12:15
o’clock yesterday morning, the east
bound Southern Pacific train was held
up one. and a half miles east of Mari
copa by three masked men. One of the
robbers rode on the blind baggage out
of Marieopawhil* the qther two flagged
the train. The amount which Wells
Fargo A. Co’S, messenger reports as
having been captured is 8166. The rob
bers were overtaken about eighty miles
east of Phoenix by the sheriff’s posse.
A light ensued in which one of .the rob
bvi s whs -h-iIMB tWtWtheF rifpUrrvrt
and the third escaped.
CHINA r‘aTIFIES _ OUR TREATY,
But She Ha# Kept. It Nerrnt Prdliably to In
fluence America’# Attitude.
Washington, October 2. The Chinese
government, uftor a delay of more than
a’month, has finally ratified the treaty
with tho United States providing for
the exclusion of Chinese laborers from
this country and recognizing the valid
ity of the Geary law and other statutes
relating to Chinese immigration, j
Why the Indictments Were Brought.
Dallas, Tex., October 2.—County
Treasurer Coo and County. Commission
ers N. O. McAdams, Thomas Fisher and
W. A. Orr, who have been indicted by
the grand jury, charged with a shor,t«
age of twelve thousand five hundred
dollars. These officials are candidates
for re-election, nnd they claim that the
indictments were brought about by
their political enemies.
Colton’s Downward Cdui'»«.
New York, October, 2.-Tho .SuYi’s
cotton review says: Cotton declined 12
to 15 points. The downward course of
prices was interrupted for a time
by a rally due to a momentary recove
ry in Liverpool, but the decline w’ns
soon resumed nnd the market closed
weak at about the lowest prices of the-,
New York Police Investigations Resumed.
New York, October 2.-Tile Lexoyj,
committee resumed its investigations
into the police department yesterday
after a two weeks vacation taken to al
low the members of the committee to
attend the state convention of the re
publican and democratic parties. It
is evident that matters are rapidly
reaching a climax. The beginning of
the end is apparently in sight.
Wreck of h German Bark.
San Francisco, October 2.--The Ger
man bark G. N. Wilcox, from Middle
borough, May 10, to Honolulu, with
1,000 tons of coal and 1,200 general mer
chandise was carried in shore by a
strong current while rounding Lae Ka
llio, on Molokai Island and wrecked.
The. cago is a total loss.
Assets of the Land Company Sold.
New York, October ,2.- Judge La
combe handed down an order yesterday’
that the assets of the East Tennessee
Land company seized by the sheriff of
this city on November 17, 1893, shall I>e
sold by United States Marshal Jacobus
to satisfy the claims of the trustee, A.
Tho Republicans Gain In Connoctlent.
New Haven. Conn., October 2. —Elec-
tions for the choice of town clerks and
justices of the peace, and for the pur
pose of votling on the liquor license
question, were held yesterday in the
various towns throughvut the state.
Republicans gain generally.
Kansas Cyclone Strikes Emporia.
EmI’ORIA. Kan.. October 2.—A ter
rific storm burst, over this city shortly
before 7 o’clock last < rening. Rain fell
in torrents and a wind of cyclonic pro
portions did some damage to outbuild
ing. trees and shrubbery. No fatalities
have been reported.
Tornado Htriav# Wichita, Kansas.
Wichita, Kun., October 2.—A tornado
struck the northern pnrt of this city
about « o’clock yesterday afternoon
and tore up things In all directions.
Several people were injured, but m> fur
as la known no fatalities occurred.
THE EXPRESS THEFT
Notod Robbery Cato Before ths
Tennessee Criminal Courts.
THE CRIME COMMITTED YEARS AGO.
Evidence Braun In tho Arraignment of
Barden, Elrod. Taylor and Morris.
„ The Alleged Tiielt A mmoanta
to Over ear,,ooo. j
Nashville, Tenn., October 2. —Evi-
dence begins today in the arraignment
of Charles O. Httrdin, Charlton JJlrod..
Charles Taylor and James Morffs, the
latter colored, in the criminal court
here on a charge of stealing 835.000
from the Adams express company.
The alleged theft was committed
over two years ago and Hardin was
indicted as principal and the others as
accessories. Hardin was employed as
a messenger, running between Cincin
nati nnd Nashville. The money was
in transit from New York to Galveston,
Tex., and the last trace of it was-dis
covered on Hardin’s run. Hardin was
arrested nt. Loifisville in 1892 hut es
caped on a habeas corpus. He brought] i
suit against the company for 325.000
damages but disappeared before tho
case came up for trial. Detectives fol
lowed him for two years and finally re
arrested him. together with Elrod and
Taylor. Morris was also arrested, he
being a porter in the employ of Elrod.
Yesterday was spent in securing a jury 1
and taking of evidence will commence
RIOT AMONG COLLEGE BOYS.
Serlou, anil ratal Injuries from the Claig
••Hn«h” at Wlltenberg.
. Columbus, <>.. October 2.—The
bers of the sophomore and freshmani.
classes of Wlltenberg college, Springs
field, 0., engaged in a fierce class
“rush” yesterday, and u dozen of them <■
arc severely injured. Some are in a,
dangeous condition. Tho fight occurred
in the dormitory building. One of the
students was knocked senseless, and it
was thought for a time that he was
dead. Alarm over his conditionfreally
brought hostilities to an end. The
female members of tho classes took
part in the contest of fighting qualities,
and some faces will carry the marks of
their lingers for several days.
CONDITIONAL WAGE INCREASE.
The Advance Io bo Neutralized In the
Holyoke, .Mass., October 2.—A com
mittee of strikers employed at the i-dr
nianiii mills met agent Maur yesterday
and were giveg a stateiuentof .th'tfcisia
- mi * «vA«<ih .
liacli tjio-strikers us follow*: "Wages
to be inirrased ten per cent (thia is one
half tlie reduction of February sth) itnd
,the rents of the company's houses will
he ificreapod ten per cent, Which is also
one-half of thw reduct ion made in Feb
ruary. The mill will be opened to
morrow morning if the offer- is ac
REASON DETHRONED BY DRINK.
Thu Charge of a Bcartlnas and Cruel Crime
Against a Citizen of Florida.
JackSonvu.le, Fin., October 2.—At
Mayport, Fla., ycsterclay Gomez Snllas
was arrested on a warrant sworn out
•‘by E. p. Hathaway, charging Kallas
with an attempt to ravish Hathaway’s
fivctyfear-old daughter. The assault
' took place Saturday night, and Kallas
would have accomplished his purpose
but for the arrival of Mrs. Conant, who
itpard the child screaming. Kallas was
beastly drunk at the time, or pretended
to be. Hathaway, tho child’s father,
is n jetty contractor, a member Os ths
firm of 1. & H. Hathaway, of Phila
SUNK IN THE DELAWARE BAY, .
The Ntnanwr Allegheny, s Wreck Off Saint)
* John, Dangerous to Shipping.
Nkwi Asri.K, Del., October 2.—Thu
■ steamer Allegheny (British) from Phil
adelphia. for Kkanlvig, was sunk off
Saint John, in the Delaware bay yes
terday through collision with the tank
stegmer Caucase (Belgian) from Calais,
for Philadelphia. The Caucase has a
large hole in her bow and her stem is
nearly nil gone. She passed on up fit
the city. The crew of the Allegheny
were taken off by the tug Pioneer and
brought up to the city. The sunken
wreck is in a dangerous position ta
Kung's Hr turn to Power Confirmed. t
Washington, October 2. —The statu
department has received a cablegram
from the American legation at Pekin
confirming tho dispatch announcing
that Prince Kung, uncle of the. emper-’
or. had been recalled from his retire
ment and returned to power.
The Dry Goods Trude Increaaldg.
New York, October 2.—The demand
for dry goods was very irregular and
for moderate quantities of specialties
required for urgent wants and business
thus reached was increased by mail or
ders for similar selections.
Czar Not In Immediate Danger.
St. Peteshuhg. October 2.—Professes s
Leyden, the Berlin specialist in brain
and spinal diseases, summoned to at
tend the Czar at Spala, announces that
His Majesty’s condition is not such as
to justify immediate.anxicty.
Mias Gould Enters a Convent.
I’ahis, October 2.—The reports of the
engttgemeiit of Miss Anna Gould are
not true. She has engaged a suit of
apartments in,the Convent of the As
sumption. in Autcuil. and has entered
there, as a pupil in French.
Honduras Watching Her Coast.
TEfiucmALPA. Hunduras. October 2.—•
General Rodriguez has left with his
forces for Yoro. He will establish
headquarters near Trujillo and keep
watch of the entire coast tine.
Fair, South Winds.
Washington, October 2.- Forecast
For Georgia, fair, light south 14 easl
winds. For Alabama, fair, Aiutk
winds. For Tennessee, fair,
central portion. ■"*—
oed for a