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DES ARRET 8TREET. rniture T AWAY, „»««?{ Tabloa, Chain,, 1 fleet that yon can oato ;;1 r Tea. Coffee, Spices, * sa Corai'py Street. enomies of tuo Farmer % 1088 millions of ilollsr* f year tbrotigli tbomr- • ro some of HIIBIBOIHT i ley principal INSKCTI- nloals tor emulsions or ig. • iftsafeji.nrfe, nooks; a ^Infc'IDteof rcci|H8lor -|l SilwKfand tire always ! -f j^fonfjpon the subject- 1 &$&• . \a jSjUufrnrkctpa/ article* §f Bollobore.. ..l.'e London I'uiulo.lGo LEY, »re. arkbandat JHOH rilh a rendition of oM national encami>i)i«I pen of the uiiUt\ taiaiwy tremble m» e«tngwlththe w»«;; moor, who UioujJ late of the Oarl Bo* > 'A Xanten,atenwri 1 Miss A M. WichnaB,, a 25 CtW rtS.Bbn Bon »<*a ,*ot Stone S« ¥J3 geneva 18***\! rited,fti '* n The T^o^hif&W Soil, „ blN b >«ARVpST»g ramandsttRifgop^p^freii^ se •fa planter! where results! n.c : sure aaJs the; adyeifysmg «t icfe oftheTwssf.'. .Toia tlmeaj «••£ VOLtOiRfcpP GlKEVA, N, Y„ WEDNESDAY, JULY 31, 1895. riT rWO GEN' Coming Meeting of the Board of Control, THEM.Y-SXATBFAM More or Less Friction Prob- ably Existing. WILL SETTLE EVERYTHING ^Member gays the Board Will be a Un |t In Doing What They Con- sider For the Best Interests o f The Station. A meeting o£4*aIuU board of control of the Now York Agri8ultur.il Experiment Station has been called for Friday, August ad The board is made up of the following numbers, viz: Governor Morton, Chas. Jones, Geneseo, W. 0 . Barry, Roches- ter, Monroe Co., Phillip N. Nicholas, Ge- neva, Ontario Co., Adrian TutWe, Watkins, 8,-bnyler Co., S. H. Hammond, Geneva, On- tario Co., William D . Barns, Middle Hope, Orange Co., Martin Va n Bure'n Ives, Pots- dam, St . Lawrence Co., Luman D. Olney, Watertown, Jefferson Co., and Col. Chase, of Syracuse, lately appointed by Gov. Mor- ton in place of Mr. Mills, deceased. Mr. Ives, a prominent republican of St. Lawrence county, is chairman of the board We are not advised what matters other than routine work, will come before the board. At the last meeting, held early i n June, a vacation of three-month^ was grantedDoc tor Collier, who was then a t the end of a long sickness, confined more or less to his bed. Doctor Van Slyke was made temporary director during Doctfcr Collier's vacation. That there i i more or less friction occasioned by this condition of things cannot be .denied if we credit the various rumors heard on tho street, and i t looks very much as if the friends of both parties had started a boome- rang which the Board of Control is likely to settle in short order. , We showed a copy of the memorial to Dr. Collier, to a member of the board to-day and asked him what h e had t o say about it. He replied ' It the statements contained in the memorial are true, certainly the fact of their truth must have been unknown to al- most every person whose uame is signed to the paper.\ When asked \What effect will the presen- tation of this memorial have on the hoard?\ he replied, \I do'n'ot see an y relation be- tween the memrjrral ;and t'hJB' dutigs 'of the board of control. The board is not interested in any personal difficulties between mem- bers of the staff at the Station,, except BO far a* they interfere wil|h the efficiency of the work.\ * * Asked again, \ Has Doctor Van Slyke ever been considered as a possible successor to Doctor Collier? answer, \No do notthink the board or any member has ever consider- ed hini in the line of succession, '• and he added,\ you may be quite certain the board will be a unit as they always, have been in doing what they consider for tjhe best int rest of the station and the state and will not V e moved by any motives of politics or sentimont. Possibly the injudicious action of would-be friends may have created a crisis, but per- sonal!) it will have no effect on m y own a. turns as I believe it was done with goud motive*.\ The Tailors Return to Work. NEW YORK, July .11.—About 1,500 tailors of the protective Brotherhood resumed work this mining. The strikers stated that many of the contaactors wh o have signed the new contract an prominent members.of the contractors association. The contractors deny positively that thsir ranks have been broken, and con- tinue to state that they Will not grant any concessions to the strikers. The strike is being conducted in a very orderly manner, and s o far not a single arrest has been made among the strikers. The strik- ers, as a whole, Boent to be very well satisfied wi h the course affairs are taking, and aro verj ruiilident of success. BOUND TO HAVE THE FICHT. „ „• * / A Bond For One Hundred thousand DoiiarJ Ma s Been Given. DALLAS, Texas, July 31,—Twenty leading business men have decided to erect the Am- phitheatre for athletic and convention pur poses making i t a permanent structure, and the Florida Athletic club will have nothing to do w ith 11. B. P. Lloyd was a warded the contract yesterday and, gave'a bond of ItOu.uno for the faithful peFfdMidnco of nil conditions. The contract for lumber will be awarded to-day. The.demand for ti<«s |or the fight is on th e increase again, and letters are pouring in from all sections of the country. BETTING FIVE TO ONE. Will th e Big Fight Be Pulled Off i n Texas? NEW YURK, July 31.—Al Smith, Who has * * 5 ' 0 \\ ™sh interest in Corbett's stak^took ™«to one to- tho extent of- $100-recently that the big fight would not take place i iSMs. joe Vendig laid the odds.,-Last wgfat Smith offered!^ 6e<||fjtt fa'isfer/tbat otewart and his partners would not Succeed \> pulling off thought in.JthB=Lone'<Sfcar Mate. , • r.\- •;./;•; ;; j,.,:f; ._ Deat h of ' dward Smith. :* , »« w YOBK. July 31,-Edwm-d'iW, a Promment business matt of' Phils elpuia, .no was atone time treasm-efeof* the'jpehiia. \• K-, died here this morning! fr6m ifceire- nn of a strokfi o f opoptefyV 'wick attacked mnva week ago oii the Sector stag* s«on Siatfonn of the 6Ui Avenue \L» f oad; 1 v'- steantt»r>Arrivaltf.,\ HBWYORK, July 8!.-^Arri*Bd -TJe ,tonie \PmiJverpopl. Arri**a « SoutUmptoa i-*\»-York from *~ Oon- A^PeAt- TO CONGRESS, Farm w and SWlp Bulld«rs Hold i ferouce at Phlladeliihia, 4 PHttADKWHIA, Joly 31,—A number of gentlemen from all parts of tho United States prominently connected with agrl- oultdral and shiji building interests niej her« t o dlsouss *lans for securing con- gressional action In their behalf. Speeches were made by Leonard Bhane, phatanap of the National Grange execu- tive committee; David Lubln of Califor- nia, Charles H. Cramp of. this city, Alex- ander Vedderburn of the Virginia State Grange^ General X. W. Hyde of Bath, Me., E\ W. Wood of Baltimore, J. H. dia- logue o f Camden, N . J., Alfred B. Cox of Boston, Charles W. Pu Bey of WUmlng- .ton, Del., and others. ,i. Besol.utions wore adopted, of whloh the following is a part, and a committee wa s appointed to see tha t they arc oarried outs Besolved, That- since neither of the two great Unprotected industries can derive any benefit from a tariff oi. imports we call upon congress to equalise the protection system by extending to agricultural staples and Amer- ican shipping that just measure of protection to which they are entitled as long as preten- tion is the controll'ng and public policy of this nation, and that this be done by an export bounty on the staples of agriculture and to American shipping in the foreign trade either by a bounty or tonnage, or a differential duty, Which shall discriminate in favor of America as against foreign slips, all to the end that a restoration may bo brought about of our merchant marine, and that the independent land-owning farmers of the nation may not bo •driven into bankruptcy and ruin by the com- petition of the cheap land and labor couutrios of the world. Storm and Floods In Kansas. FOBT SCOTT, Jul y 31.-An unprece- dented precipitation of rain in the south- east corner of Kansas has again flooded tho streams and wreaked destruction to life and property. I n seven hours 4.32 inches of water fell i n the city and tho entire lower portion of the town is being inum.atcd. Two fatalities havo so far resulted liom the sudden rise. Henry I Jolty Succeeds Judge Ehrllch. ALBANY, July 81. — Governor Morton has appointed Henry C. Botty to the seat on the bono., of th e city court of the oity of No w York, made vacant by the death of Judge Ebrlioh. . STRIKERS ARE GAINING. Outlook Encouraging For the Garment Workers. MANY OOUTBAOTOES SETTLING. r&e 81 rllio Proceeding: In an Orderly Blituiier and Employes 'Are Confi- dent That Their Demands Will Be Conceded. Strikers Jlleet. NEW YORK, July 81.—The tailors'strike is still on, although upwards of 1,500 em- ployes have returned to work, having se- cured what they asfee'd lor from the con- tractors. All day long- the settlement I mmitteo of tho brotherhood wa s busy it thoir Grand street headquarters with the contractors, talking over an d signing tho now agreement, which displaces tho piece work 6ystom, an d i n its place creates a weekly scale of wages. More than 100 contractors have signed the ne w agree- ment. Th e settlement committoa will continue to hold sessions daily until all the contractors have ha d ample opportun- ity' to sign the new agrocniqnt, Tho striking tailors gathered i n a great mass meeting in Cooper Union hall, and after listening to speeches by these load- ers, adopted resolutions endorsing the strike. Tho meeting was undgr the auspices of the Brotherhood of Tailors and tho hall was crowded to suffocation. Charles P. RPichers, president\ of the United G.irment Workers of America, presided. In his opening speech the chair- man said: \Wo must win this fight or> lose what we havo already gained. Wo must do away with the tenement houso evil—tho crowding of hard workers in tho sweat shops and the systom which allows that iniquity. Last year w e did away with tho tack system. It was a hard flght and a long one. This year we must do away with the system that permits the contrac- tors to bleed our workers. W e must deal direct with tho mannfi.oturers. It will be a hard thin g to do, bn t we arc going to do it. Wo will suiely succeed.\ Thero was a good deal of applause dur- ing Boicher's addtos>, whloh burst into a storm when ho introduced Snmnol Goni- pors, tho national labor leader, as the next speaker. Gimipors started in by declaring that thepreseut striko by tho tailors was in line with the goneral movement of the workingmen all over the country for loss hours of labor. \Why you even work on Sundays nn- der the proscnt oppression,\ he went on. \Sunday is for rest. This movement of yours is against going down in the social Bcale. It is t o make you sharers of tho re- sults of your toil.\ Chairman Reiehers thon introduced Meyer S/hnenfeld, the organ'ZT of tho union, who made an address in Hebrew. Mpyer Hohoen'ild, m'be ci.ur-e of his roinni'k?, urgvil upon tho strikers the ab- soltiti- neaps'ty of upholding their pusl- t;i> i as mcinhors' of tho Biothorhood of Tailor^ against the attomptB of the con- •fcfttoGprs to force them to work longor hours for a minimum ealnry. Tho speaker urged upon his ho irers to keep the poace and not Rivo tiieirencm.es , the contractors, an opportunity of colling upon th e police to disperse them when they congregated on tho streets to pence-- •fully discuss thoir grievances. Henry White proposed the following lefolub'ons, vynich were unanilmcusly adopted? \Wkeri-nS The c iat contractorsof New York, BirooWyn-anijt STewarts haye, 1n settlement of tho great teilo'rs' .strike of 1 tst September, agree 1 to abolish the tack and sweating sys- tems and to ab.de by liie fair union condi- tion i stipulated in the agreement, and Whereas, The saidooittraojors.httvegeneral- ly violated their agreements and attempted to re.tore the former conditions of slavery, mid actively broparod toattaofc the union, when -tlio seaion , s : woi'Ic wpuhf be. over, therefore beit, • '*'*• . .' „ flpsolverl. That we, tho organized tailors of Sew-Sfork and vicinity, hereby deolarothat we will refuse to-\return t o work .until the contractors prove their sincerity -by again, signing the 'union agreement presented,, and that we heartily indorse the order calling the strike which Ira -beflh-noeMsaryas a means of checkmating the preparations Of th* contrac- tors tostrjiio the first Wow When the workers wero unprepared. . . : - Mr. White went on to sa y that tie tail : ors were |n*fc beginning to understand how to Btijlke i n an effect!-*© manner, *o that isheto action in $o doing would touch «hc boss s on too vital »**«, wfetpb. mm thUr pocket*. Manitoba Schools Under Consideration. SEEKS COMPROMISE A Peaceful Settlement of the Difficulty Desired. WORKING OF PRESENT ACT The Communication to the Manlto- ban Government Will Be Treated Respectfully and be Con- sidered Carefully. NEW YORK, July 31.—A Times special from Winnipeg, Manitoba, says: Lord Aber- deen, (}, v. General of Canada, having con- cluded his conference with John Sbultz, governor of Manitoba, and Premier Green- way left for the west ; esterdny. His lord- ship declined to be interviewed on the sub- ject of the ci uference. Premier Ureemvay, however, upon being asked for a brief statement, dictated this: The Dominion Govt rntnent, through its official bead, has transmitted to the Manitoba government a communication in regard to the 1 estoration of Catholic parochial schools in Manitoba. This communication is in the form of a request that the Manitoba government shall -ay what it can offer in the way of a com- promise on the school question; or in other words, that it shall make some suggestion for a peaceful settlement of the difficulty. There was no mention or suggestion in the communication of a n official visitation or committee of inquiry into the working of he present school act, compared with the results of the old system of education.\ To the question whether the Manitoba government would agree to a compromise, Premier Greenway made this reply;. \The •omtnauication will be treated respectfully, and .arefully considered.\ SPORTING EVENTS. Haatball Games, Trotting Hacea and Other News of Interest. CLEVELAND, July 81.—Although tw o ol iho events were decided in straight heats, there was good racing at tho driving park, the time being fast. Th e weather wa s cool and tho track was good. In tho 8:30 class, El Ii imi wa s a hot favorite. Spin- away took the first heat after a game struggle, but the chostnut golding won tho next three with oase. In the 3:14 pace, Bright Regent won with comparative ease, being ^chased home i n the first heat by Pudley and i n the second and third by Peerless. Baron Rogers was tho favorite in the 8:15 trot at even money for tho field, but the bay stallion Alta went to the front early in tho race and wo n in straight heats. Si'MiiAfflKS—3:80 trut,- puree»8,000: ElKawi 2 111 Splnaway l 2 8 8 Bed Nutting 8 9 8 4 Lake Erie 0 8 4 2 Sacara 4 4 6 9 Birdie Clay 5 8 9 6 Patti O.urk 8 7 8 8 Maynar.l 7 6 6 0 Ma} flower 6 5 7 7 Time, 2:14^, 2:14li, 2:IBH. 2:17% 2:11 pace; purse $ ;,00J: Bright Hegent 1 1 1 Peerless 8 2 2 Dudley 2 8 6 Phenol i 8 4 Bei-urv 7 4 8 Kentucky UMr -0 7 1 Arlin.ti'n 9 5 1C Major Hnlteu 10 0 ( Sable Girt 0 10 6 Nyilia 8 9 5 Jadgi- Sterling .' 11 11 11 Time. 2;ll',„ 2:091$, 9:1 % 2:l6tro:, imrso 1300•: Alta. 1 1 1 James I. 8 2 S Newcastle 2 11 t Riiron Bejjcn t 5 4 ii Oakland Bar.n 8 5 i: (iretebcu 9 3 11 Frel B 4 T i Monnet to 7 0 E Adelaide McHreg.ir '. , (i 10 ! Bloise 11 9 t Dandy 12 8 11 MaudO 10 12 { T,m... 2:!-\j • : 11' 4 , 2:l.. l -j. The Baseball Games. At Sernnton - B, n. E. Serahton... 013240080 *—18 20 4 Byraonse... 000O010O0I— 284 Batteries — Johnson and Rogers, Barnett Kllroy and Heas. At Wilkas-Bnrre— n. H. B. Wilkes-Barro. 1,0420111 0—10 10 1 Rochester ....000201 11 0—5 12 4 Batteries— Keenan and Dlggins: Joe Keenac and Whiti^ NATIONAL LXAOOB. At Philadelphia— n. H. K. Philadelphia.. 04000000 0-1J 18 I Brooklyn 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 0— 5 12 f Batteries—Tavlor tnd Clements, Lu-id and Hriin. At Pittsburg— a. H. E Pittshftrg..... 00008000\— 891 Chicago. 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 tl— >!• 7 '. Butieiios—Foreman and Merritt; Hutchin- son and Kittredgo. At Washington— n. H. B. Washington.. 10Q00O013—597 New York... 8 4 5 12 0 11 *-17 22 1 Batteries—Malarkey, Boyd, McGuire and Coogan; Busie and Wilson. , At Louisville— B. H. a Louisville 2 0 0 18 14 0 2-18 22 J St. Loui\! 0 1 0 0 0 0 0' V 1—2 11 t B ltteriei—Me^reary, Inks, Zahhoraiid War ner; Kissinger, Staley and Miller. Dayton Cycle Meet. DAYTON, O., July 81.—The streets of the city have been deserted, everybody being at. tho fair grounds t o witness the L. A W. bicycle races. Ton thousand paid ad- mission. Summaries: Milo novice-W. H. Osterhaus 1; time. 2:23 1-5. Half-mi'eopen, class B^-Otto Zeljgler I, ThormiB Cooper 3, A. McLood 8; time, 1:07 8 5. Mile handicap. - class A— gjtowarfc A, Leathers (180 yards) 1J time, 8:18 1-G. Mile taiidom, class $5—Bigby and L . ,G; Johnson 1, Van Merrick and Lunn 2, Giirdiiiei'and Dccardy 8; time; g'SS-4-S. Two-mile -handicap, class B^-F. J. XI- tus <80yards) 1,'A. MoLeod |80 yards) 2, h. C. Johnson (801 yards) 8; time 4:33 J-ft Quartet-nille open, class A — W. J. filtngerl} time 1:1314 Two-mile lap, class B-^C- M, Mwrpby, 8 po?ntg; Afonm Seott, 8 nointu} h. 0. Johnson, * taints. Johniwn won lost lap ~ Mil, ^ ci>m A-Vf. J. Kii^« 1 BLOODV RACE RIOT. Kegroe* and Whites Shoot Each Other Down I n Alnbimn. BIRMINGHAM, Jnly 31.—A riot i s rnglng at' Brookside, 14 miles west, between ne- groes an d whites over the killing of a deputy sheriff by a negro. Four me n are reported killed. Fifteen deputies left for the scene. LATER-The riot resulted in the death of tw o deputy sheriffs and a number of negroes. Xhe fight, which lasted for over an hour, wa s between an organized band of white minors, headed by Deputy Sheriffs A. X. Wood and Joel Baxtor, who woro trying to arrest Jim Biggors, a negro, and a crowd of tho latter's friends. Over 150 shots wero fired. Mine Boss Culverhouso of tho Sloss Iron and Steel company discharged Biggers for a violation of mine rules. Biggers refused to leave th e company's promlsos and a, warrant was sworn out for his arrest for trespassing. Deputy Sheriff Wood and Ipecial Deputy Job Baxter went to arrest diggers. As they approached Biggers fired upon them with a Wluohester rlfio. A bullet passed through Wood's head and another through bis hoart, killing hi m in- stantly. Baxter was mortally wounded, bu t was able to get baok to the camp and give the alarm. Th e white miners organized and wont to arrest Biggors. The latter in the meantime had called in a number of his negro friends and when the two parties met a pitched battle resulted. The negroes flod to the woods. It is now said that half a dozon or more were shot down, several of whom woro killed outright and the others wore badly wounded. Whether an y of the whites wore wound- ed or not cannot be learned. Th e town of Brooksido is in a stnto of great excitemont, overy ma n in town be- ing armed. Shooting was kept up a t intervals for two hours or more. forest Fires In IUIehlgun, Gl-AtsroNE, July 31.—The swamps to the west and northwest of the city below the bluff and in the Goodman addition, a3 woli as tho marsh lands on both sides of the Sco railway, are burning fiercely. Heavy fires are reported between Saulte Ste. Mario and Trout lake, but little west of that point. Unless tho wind ohatiges soon It will be almost a miracle if fires do not start In tho oity, as everything is as dry as tinder. HELP FORTHE CUBANS. A Strong Expedition Landed on the Island. PBESLDENT PALMA'S STATEMENT Several Vessels Bearing Troopi, Aran and Ammunition Beach the Insur- gents In Safety-News From Havana—Several Small Fights B ported. NEW Yor.K, July 81.—From advices re- ceived at Cuban headquarters, Tomas Estrada Paltna and CongnelodoQ ,e ado, brother of Genoral de Quosnda, prepared tho following statement: '\The Cuban revolutionary party has received lotfcrs from Cuba announcing the sa r e landing of tho expedition under tho rcspectivo commands of Major Gen- oral Carloss Boloff, Brigadier General Jose Maria Rodriguez, ohief of staff of Genoral Gomez, and Brigadier Serafino lanchez. \Tho expedition started from two keys in the Bahama islands and wa s taken in small boats to several sailing craft which conveyed the whole party. Ammunition and arms were in some oraft and tho men in othors thus avoldod any danger from capture. \The expedition of Roloff an d Sanchez consisted of 378 men, almost al l veterans of the late war. Thoy carried about 800 Winchester nnd Eomingion rifles, besides an equal number of machetes and revol- vers. One boat oarried more than 500 pounds of dynamite, two small oannon and 600,000 rounds of ammunition. \The following officers formed tho staff of the expedition: Lieutenant Colonel Bosendo Garcia, Colonel Rogollio Cas- tillo, Major Hlg^ino Bsquerra, Major Enrique Loynnz del Castillo, Major Raf- nel Vivaneo, Captain Aurelius Nay, sur- geon general with tho rank of colonel; Colonel Valdez Dominguoz, Francisco Requeyra, CasirouroRequzraand Manuel Arderte. \The second expedition under Rodri- guez consisted of 75 picked men, all vet- erans an d mostly officers. It carried about 16irepea'ing rifls, the same number of machetes and revolvers' and 200,000 rounds of ammunition. The two expeditions lando-1 simultaneously on Thursday last on the southern 'coast of the province o f Santa Clara.\ Aitvln.-s From Havana. HAVANA, July 31.—Antonio Roguofa Acoa, a wealthy planter of Cienfuegos, Arturo Priinellcs, and Gustavo Gavald, a journalist, who wero arrested a fe w days ago on board the steamer Humbert'o Rod- diguez a s sympathizers with the insur- gents, were taken to tho penitpntiary at Ceula, whore they will suitor imprison- ment. The inhabitants of Pabana, th e tow n which wa s recently burned by insurgents, were obliged to leave the place amid flames and showers of bullets. Some found shelter in the village of Duruja, some went to Yumuri on steam-launches, and others sought safety i n flight to th e woods. - '' The Norwegian steamer Mbrlnger has arrived at Baracoa bringing many fami- lies of rofugees from SabaBa who have saved nothing but the clothes tne'y went; The losses by fire 1B considerable,' Th e town was the center of a Wealthy district and contained 20 stores. . . . A company of soldier* formed an am- buscade at Las Vuoltaa, near Remodios, and surprised a band of insurgents whic h had been engaged in cutting telegraph lines*. At the first fire two of th e insur- gents were killed. Th e remainder es - caped. A detachment of tho regiment com- manded b y Colonel Zaniora and a troop of cavalry in pursuitf of the Insurgent band commanded by Zayas,-overtook the latter near Nueces Villas ainb? engflgeft them; After abrisfe fight, th e insurgents were dispersed, leaving on, the field oigfifc killed. They.also: ahandonei their pro- visions.' ' A reporter for' A Now York tiowspaper, »»ni«d'VlInfde»|di«d:lit Havana of jrel* loSrfetfiBfc '• • \. ,/.. '.,.. t .., t . ; , *»»«' '*«,&;# .3TW' SF«»W|. Tir*»#i.;;.'.''' ' MADRID, July Hl.-The <*bwet COUMU hti tvftt •rr s tri\ f^t wTwfiwf-ff tlrf ~ The Shrewd Boston Police Are All at Sea. LOST ENDEAYOHEK She Had Her Ticket and $100 in Her Pocket. PEOPLE VERY KIND TO HER Yet She Is Gone and a Frantic Husband Can Find no Trace of His Missing Wlfe-A Messenger From the .Dead. BOSTON, MASS., Jul y 31 Enough has be come known about Mrs. Gardiner, of Arca- dia, Ne •., who disappeared in Boston dur- ing the week of the Christian Enveavo convention, to make the case one of the most perplexing that the police have had to deal with in a long time. Evei y antecedent circumstance in the woman's life is against the presumption that she has deserted her imsband and three children. She left home with her ticket and $100. in her pocket. No 1 ne ;cnme with her to that part of the state, and during the long journey she was practically alone. The night of her arrival July 1 Ith, she sent this letter to her tuiBbam:! \I am all right and at a house where Michigan people are to be entertained, if theycome. I did not have uny trouble in (jetting a place. My money will do me nicely.\ The day before her supposed death, July 13th, she sent a letter which says in part: \Dear Husband: My day has been well spent, and i t is over a t lust. Iiitid that my strength is hardly equal to tue meetings of i.he Endeavorers, and every one else seems so well. Really it i s very hard work, and I need lots of strength and determination. 1 have enough of the latter to last me through I think. People here are very kind to me.\ That night, according to the evidence in the lett r, she was taken very ill and on the Sunday following died. She realized that ner end was near, an d wrote a third letter to her husband, beginning: It has come at last \ saying she was dying and bidding him and her children an affectionate farewell.\ The next day, July 14, another letter was written signed Mrs. M. J. Brown, South Boston, which said in brief: I have sad news t o tell yon. Your wife passed away at 7 o'clock p. m., Sunday. Saturday evening and Sunday she was very ill, and we t sked for advice in the case, but it wa s too late. Sold effects, and enclose a i-ing nnd pin which she got ready herself. James W. 4 Landers, of Arcadia, is here looking into the case. He says that tb. news of Mrs. Gardiner's death was unques- tionably accepted i n Arcadia at first, and Mr. Gardiner at once started for Boston to claim the body. Ht, could not find any trace of the place where his wife stopped, and re- turned home in despair. Funeral services in memory of the missing woman were held in Arcadia. Inquiry thus far failed to discover any M- J. Brown in South Boston or elsewhere, and no Mrs. Brown who knew anything about the case. PHELPS HOLDS THE FORT. The Canandalguas Were Beau n the Bat. at BU-RBAU OF THE TIMES, P helps, J dy 81,180.1. EOWABD KIKK, Manager. The home ground seems to be the strong- hold for the Phelps base ball club, as may possibly be the case with the Genevas. I'm htler of course had a right to crow lustily and loud over the complete blinder bestowed upon Phelps Monday afternoon, but they cannot ignore the f-ict that they were 1 ffei-tively repulsed by the Phelps battel j on Saturday. Yesterday afternoon the Canandalgnas were treated in the same fashion by a score of 0 tofa in favor of the home team. Dooley took the bat a t the opening and was given his base on balls. Robert* followed with one-bagger sending Dooley to second, fro a which he stole fiird, Leak sent a fine fly t o right field and was put out by Marks to Fergensen, Dooley scoring. Roberts finished the second trying to steal third and got out, and Namack went out on a strike. Pison of the Canandaiguas made a safe base hit an d was brought in by C. Fahy and Fergensen who were both put out» Billiard took his base on balls and Massettb died at 1st. In the second inning Case struck out, New- and made a two-bngger, reached 3rd on n base bit by Middaugh and the home plate on a tw o base bat by Meeban. Hicks and Dooley were caught out. Harris scraped the clouds but was caught in centre field, J Fahy and Saxton also perishing in quid, succession. In the third, Roberts, Leake and Natnack went down in th e twinkling of the pitcher's eye, an d three of the Canandaiguas 'bit tbe dust in much the same way. Phelpi scored a goose egg also in the 4tb, and Were care', FS enough to give their opponents three rj.i In tbe fifth the home team ralbel ami rattled title visitors. Hicks on a one bagger was carried by a similar play to second by Dcotey. Roberts was caught out and Leake .with a tw..-bagger brought in Hicks and Dooley, getting homo himself on a base hit by Namack. Case perished; Newland, Middaugh and Meeban made one-baggers in quick succession, Newland getting home and the Other (WJ being left on bases when Hicits went out. The Canandaigaafowl laid goose eggs the Fest of tho ganie.Thelp'j through Dooley and Leake scored two in tho sixth and went blind for the rotna nder. The weather wag cool and more windy than the coaeheTS, making the observers put oii their wraps an d button up their coats. The bittteries Were Leake and Newland for Phelps, J . Fahy *nd Masseth for the Canan daiguas, E, 0. Karlt, umpire. \ •/,«V.gi>. if * 'i,\> .7.r- ; -i'-.,M..M IhlBN\ JKIsilnslnrh'* £»£*. &*Td/July «,-#•*• that all Meth- i to CfcJ*k, *h» *•»• h» UNFORTUNATE NEGROES. Embarked In a Colony Solum- to Be Trtelteii, Swindled and Starved. PHILADELPHIA, July 81.-At th e Way- ™T,f Hl dg0 ' Lombftr < 1 street, homesick and destitute, are three negroes of Arkan- sas wh o have returned from Liberia whither thoy wont as colonists some months ago. Of nearly loo companions in the expedition some are said to have died of starvation and others aro ekina ou t a wretched existence i n Africa. ,« £ e . t i lr00 mon ar6 Jefferson oounty (Ark.) farmers-Frank Shelton has a wife and four children there, J. R. Tucker has a family and Ebenozor Russell Is un- married. - They say the International Emigration society of Birmingham, Ala., offered 86 aores of land to every colonist, and used as indorsement tho name of Bishop H M Turner of Atlanta. The subscribers were required to pay«4l in advanoe Instalments amitbeir passage to Savannah. In're- turn they wero to be given their passage, feed and the land on arrival. The ship sailed in Maroh for Monrovia With 07 colonists who wore in tho care of the society's seorotury. The men declared they wero simply dumped ashore an d al- lowed to shift for themselves. A score of their comrados died of ollmate fever and some, it was reported, polished by starva- tion. Work could not be snoured and the flesh of dead animals, and snakes was seized upon with avidity for food. Shelton and his two noighbors saw no hope foi thorn in tho colony, and succeed- ed in ob aining passage to Livorpool and thonco to Philadelphia.. They expeot help from Arkansas, whtoh will onablo thorn to return to their h unes. Cas Fixture Works Burned. BRIDGETON, N. J., July 3l.-The Acme Gas Fixture works wero bnrnoil to-da,v_ Loss $35,001); insurance $H,<)00. The Workti have been prosperous and has- more ordors on hand than could be filled. Fixtures worth ?3,0l)U for the new postofllce at Haver- hill, Mats,, ready for ship 1 eut, were de stroyod. Death of Bishop Howe. PKOVIDKM'E, R. I., July.'!!- Bishop Howe, of Pennsylvania, died at his summer honi\ yesterday at Bristol. Armed Bucks are Moving onsj South Pass, PREPARED TO CONFESS. Former Pal of Holmes to Turn' State's Evidence. HELPED TO COMMIT THE 0EIMES, Lawyer Cappn Prepared to Prove Spittles the Mardor, r of iho Williams Sifc •? « tors ir Bi s Witness Is Prom- ised Immunity From Punishment. CHICAGO, July 81. —Lawyer William Capt a, the Fort Worth attorney, who Is hero at the instance of Minnie Williams. stato^, that ho is prepared to prove tho murder of Minnie and Annie WllUanJB. Ho insists that it wa s done b y Holrnes, Qujnlan and another man, whoso identity he refuses to roveal. This ma n has been located by 0 detective, whom the holrs„of the Williams girls pu t upon the case eight months ago. , $ \He is ready to confess,\ said Mr. Cap- pa, \on one condition. That is that th e police guarantee him immunity from punishment. My detective says the man knows that tho Williams sisters were killed In tho Sixty-third streot hohso, and that he know s whon they were buried.\ Peter CIgrand, father of Emollne Ci- grand, wh o Is said to have been murdered by H. H. Holmes, arrived In Chicago with Phllomena Cigrand, sister of the missing girl. With Dr. B. J. Cigrand, a relative, they went to pollcj headquarters, where <j secret conference was held with Ch e i Badenorh and Inspector Fitzpatrlck. The search fur tho acid vati In the base- ment of the Castle was continued. Tiio tank which was uncovered on Monday was forced upon, but nothing wns found but a few inches of potrolcum in the bot- tom of tho vat. Old ma n Chnppell's story that tbe tanks wore used for dissolving human bodies wa s largely dlsprovod by invoati gatlon. Search for other vats was con- tinued, as it was believed that Chappell might havo been mistaken as to their lo- cation. In tho course of tho further excavation in H. H. Holmes' Sixty-third street build- ing tho pol ee unearthed parts of tw o thigh bones, a piece of skull and four smaller pieces of bono. A private account book kopt by Holmes has been discovered in a grate at the Sixty-third street bouse. The book was found with a bundle of letters addressed by various women to Holmes whloh had been ev de-iily plucod there for burning. The account*, 'Vhich dato back to May I, 1885, 'ho w dealings with various people and mi 011 try regarding Insurance shows the existence of insurnnoo deals as early as 1SW1 A mysterious \Dora\ is mentionod as tho no pient of numerous small snme which are carefully recorded and the minutes of tho Englewood company arv- al o givct), with the election of directors and tumn-action of other business. Holmes Known nt Plnttsbarg. P1.AIT.-BUK0, N. Y „ July 81. —Herman W. Mudgett, alias Holmes, went to Mm ers, Clinton county, in 1878,\In com- pany with another man and canvassed tho town, sell * f nursery stock, and While there was engnged by the school trustees at Moonrs Forks and taught a term at their school. At the close ho went Bas t and sootyre- turned with a little boy, wh o remained but a short time and disappeared. A little later he settlod down at Mooers Forks in practice a s a physician and conducted the procfclco about a year. Ho wa s a very enthusiastic fellow and during the presidential campaign of 1881 bet on the result all that he had i n onsb and all h e could borrow was staked on Republican victory, but the result was adverse an d t o his dismay Cleveland was elected. _ * Shortly after. ,Hte, true nature com- menoedtodovolopand the people Com- meritsoct i<>^hear ancj jep reasons to ques- tion bis hbtielty. Hp 'jofit for Chicago ow- ing>8>m#fc)Hs,ptit ab^alfca year later re- turhod for. ft fow weeks'visit and settled some of thettt ,up. , So \8gbktf\ very glow: lngly of his business a t Chicago as own- ing a store or tw»At|*dalnga very large business, which scorns to hav e bedi! in part true. During hi s «tay here b e gained the omifldenoe and; friendship of many who believed in hloi. NEED THEIR IK Requisition is Made on GoveFiw or Richards for Aid* ^ ' * THINGS LOOKING SHADY 1 The Militia Will Co-opei ate Wfth th ^ Civil Authoritlesandthelndianf *»jj Will Be Subdued-Prompt Action Necessary CHEYENNE, WYO. , JUU JL—CTOVOII t *<f Richards received the followint, desptti l \J j lust night: '• South Pass, Wjo, July There is a band of from 100 to \0() India all bucks.withiu a half adajsiidefioiub f '\ We have plenty of amnnition and men, 1 i \jt need guns. Things aro loukin a -.h i I j C • • you send us a few stands of auni Signed DH W hovno\ At K:IO : o'clock the govei 1101 reeotvelt , following: s %j Lewiston, \W aiing, July 10 ^VV \ \^'i Richards, Governor. Can't you sunt! ti A„Mg lew gnnsf There is a bund ot Inditns n rfyi Here. Signed D A GuMin *; The Governor has refine d these\ t »** J? patches to Col. R. D. WoodiutT lW=pec. rt leneral of Stute Miliiiu, whosoheadquaif <SH are at Rock Springx. Lntei the Govolj r%3 received the following: « \Lander Wyoming, July 0 'VV \ -*jj Richards, Governor. Theie it. lOusme^rn '>£,! •ause for alarm. Will the state and. nam lyjf' • rem- tbeexpenseof themilitnij loDJsetMi ;. vlih tho civil authorities. „»i Orson Grimmctf Shot iff The Governor has already ouleictl 'ii'i Inilitia'to co-operate with the civil nu^Uc n ] ies. STARTED IN FINE SHAPfc Fifty Mile Race for the Queen &y CUP - | QUEENSTOWH, July 81.—The Ail«n, J'njf tannin, Isolde and Niagara stalled to-t in a race, oyer a fifty mile course, foi lurt Queen's cup under the auspices of the R o iJ-M Munster yacht club. Th&AiI-a,aJkwved i •/\ Jritannia 68 seconds, the Isoldd 81 rinin! *| md 61 secondSj arid the Jftglun it) minutes and 13 seoondSi. The vs ind v; n* j light form tho north, The boats ciitefeed ( starting line as follows: Icolde 11^,0? ' Niagara 11:01:85; Britannia 11 ft •>}, A) i' 11:03:47. The Niagara was leading 'vvhon tho bofli-'J passed Spike Island pantj.-flmcir'they did) i thTs order: Niagara-gj|$ftIholde lt^SS' 1 Vilsa 11:44:17; Brilannfail 48 30 The Britannia was leading; in T?nssj ••!* Poorhead. The times wue Bufcanj »Jj 1:20:20; Ailsal::i0:3-i;Isoldol JO SS,^iagarf 1:40:40. , Britannia passed Roches point in cffimrpli| -ion of the first roundnt fij^i it aiutAjftiul 1:35,55. Britannia passed Daui ts. Rock hgfiffehlp «J ;:.12:47; Ailsa <0.4;!:44; iooldo at *> OJ 5fy$ •Tiagara \:0f):03. Two Horses CramatecU WATKIITOWN, N. Y., July 11 —A home.! nd barn owned b y Willinin (jirjott ncifr ' lestrojied by fire in Ibis ulj hist riigbt $ Two horses were cremated. Los^ *i),000 m>. nu-ance $1,000. DOINGS AT CANANDAICUA. Items of Local Interest and PefsonritVi Mention, JJ IiOUEAtl OP TUB Tl5tK<4 I tiinaiiil. lunn, July SI, IbUi i , Henry Ackley hn< gone to Hamilton, Out, o take charge of a unng of woi'blncn on a tj •lew railway. Yesterday the will of ratherine Rilllj ivas i>rotiateii at tl.e surrognte's court v the. •state amounts to $\J Philip J, Rilej ii. = 3 be ex ecu tor. Next Sunday evening union service wlUbe held at the M. E. Church Rev. J. Joiies I nw i-eiice, of the Presbyterian OtalMil, tylU. i>reach. Next Tuesday and We Inesdiy Judge J Hi,: \ietcalf will bold naturalization souri at the eountj' court rooms. •• r i There will be service at tbe Tov\tl II til next .Sunday evening by the paitorof Zioft \ ^ »l. K. Church; Rev. Mr. Stewart will prtnijh. •n thit'ire I'linislimeut. The date for tbe Red Men^i moonlight and .lance excursion has now been dUinvtily nettled for next Tuesday eieliing, August •tb. The Canandaigun band will atcont pany the excursionists, and the banclotcJics tra will futnish music for dancing, as this lif^ t'e first annnal excursion of the tnbe, f> large atten<lance is desired. Among those visiting out of town are/ Mrs. ffm. H. Spencer of Chapin street, tlre,^ guest of her daughter Mrs. F. Reedof Bnfl> \M alo; Mr. and Mrs. Tremaino and chilslife' 1 of New Yt rk city, the guests of A C Bum- dage. ^ I William Coye, o.\ Abilene, \Km , is a VJ^IT ' tor at his old home here. The Tvler family re-union will be held at ^ Qenundewah, on tbe lake, August 1st to'(tb August '3d will be picnic day, when all the; l| Tylers in this vicinity are invited to be pie sent, | The trustees have accepted tw o mapsj drawn b y Dr. N. T. Clarke, showing Dio-v^jj jec eJ sidewalk 'grades, on (Diita.i|^ stteef, .-~ from Pleasant street t o ,th» f)-eig|i ; i hon*i)»i^ and from Charlotte stro.tt-j theWest ltoe-DT^f the J. Mnrpby property; also tbpee;map* iaf*^ H. D. Backus, showing property Itoubt^Q liable to Hprinkllng tax,' on, tippet M^n ^ ' streeti Gibson, Howell and Faffc *tWlf The new water works rrfservvar will Uttished and ready to contain water to d«if «j)j The wtata) pipe* cannot be laid in ,mk \ ~'-*<i

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