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   Atlanta Constitution, The (Newspaper) - July 14, 1890, Atlanta, Georgia                               VOL. XXII. ATLANTA, GA., MONDAY BSORNINQ, JULY 14, PRICE FIVE CENTS. THE DOLEFUL STORY OF A CRUSHED WIFE. TBE TERRIBLE TRflGEDY Kl MURPffif, In Whuh Mrs Gould Slew Her Drunken Husband. ACTING GLflUDE MELLNOTE With All the Noble Features Omitted A PIIIFUL STORY Tiilj 1- "Vper v I iivtiv in her tnoaEbeau in M o ild, the English- 11 ui s the slaving oE her feet pictni i I i tnul d ivs i I on 1 hu i i 1 The irl (I vmu c in. pondeiit brought the latii d >vv i t tl p ir >r of the DicKo house 1 r i i wealth, the most Mi i ev i J [ilump and shapolv, ai d the earn a f if a I oru aetro s the touch cfhcrsoft I an I s lit i thrill th roach the frame and tht u or 1 fr >m her elieri j led hps fell ith tin sil inrv of tho sofU >t nniiirc I ir st t i I the d stro i ning with niv hu ba 11 i blot 1 ei pre ent and re fusing tog ve me 10 t H vr the great red drops nil In i i the bliule Vml vet it I 1 I it in sc defence and after The wouia b i like an enraged tigress as she oV.o I ho turj of hate h id supplanted fie in her eve her lips quivered tli stipprcssc I cmoti n an 1 sho fell eonvul eivelv into tos-v rlnir by an open window Tbe correspondent explained to her tl at the -sj inpaihit-> uf tlio people of England and America had bcin in a ed by the pitiful ami the jii-ss is the chau pi n of leered to give the s'-on fiom hersta i Ipomt i f< mid i roccedorl I via b in 111 AS tlvvnh Fnglaml the dangnUi f f 1 vrles Yv h luoith Steuaid a h tel keei or d e 1 win n I was but four of a i I fiom tl L nee on mj mother had full rli E mi 1 at a life mine his bun' 111 c I th and sha lowed It' I- iv it t time I would bo miss- ing u I it vv i-v s b eq discovered that I h I iv thuuvii nns If to the quaint old cemptciv f f 1 with tho bones of twelve L nditd vet There I w t uld ramble from stone t b nc dccii IK rn tho inbCiiptions ami co mn imug with the tie id "W not that a f me.} sho 1 as she mused to take another whiff at tlie vv h ch she lickl bet her t vperuig Her ejes followed the sn cko as it went up- Vard, an 1 she said uiusmgtv; How like hfe, a passing vapor 'I eftilj lovel ne 1 tTiL itr eal talent I adoretl rapt i ins 3 and was a vvel Con c L.ut'-t he rev er I went Tiom an ateur thea.tr a Is I vvi iu on tie stage vvhciemy is tc 1 mil life seonied to be a  ev 11 ilnre, Eng tind Tlio fa mlj vva-, (i o of 1 posscssu ns and ulo rt atn i ship Mr O-ould w as 13 cof- foc planter ni Ceyl n with broad icits a lovely h mt_ t Ued with s and everj tli nff calm I to ati li the fancj of ail ospir ing yoim., i m n I hanlly kntw why I did Jt b it 1 m-m c 1 him onlj to find 1113 heaven a ho 11 an 1 ilrt uu of b! ss one of sorrow He drank cu t cea-jiiiff and w is cruel and abusive in w vUmh I dare not dcscubc Ee began bv mo hav ing ro iimuni cition vi th mv icl itiv because thej were trades] eu t while his were quality et belt re. the woikllio always appeared well His lit was the resort of all Euro] oan trav ekrs and ii stniguibhed foreign- er-, Mv u 1 and s fa t In ing brought him into niianuU trouble and we had to part with cor Cejlon home Kt turning to England, ilr Gould foituno leeuperated We. spent five years ir ivcling in India winding tip in Pans at Monaco, and other famous icsorts of Europe Lp to this time my husband s Wai not of the heait, but was born of his stern and nature made worse by the cup We Te turned to in fenglaiid amons niy hns bands people 111 Devoitblnie Here was the beginning of the storj which Jjas ended in the tragedv of which I daie not think I fell into tlie clutches of a mother in law, and a lot of ny m law and female de- pendents of the family I was admired by those w ho called me beautiful God only laiowa I never du-plajed either charm, of pei- Son orcultiv xtion in an unusual manner, yet my supposed possession of these attributes set all the females of tlfe house by the cars One of my husband s biothers married a wealthy "Won. 111 She at onco bet line the head load in tlie puddle aud all combined against me Thej taunted mv husband with having married beneath his station In 18S3 Mr Could left 1 for Vmcnca to lecruit Ins lortni es and left uie to the mercv of these fe- male scolds For nve years I never heard a Tionl from n husbanl If he wrote his letters weie intcieepteJ I was put upon an allow- ance of T, vv eek upcn whtHi I found it ira- poss bio to In e in tl e style of the family The answer to m-y complaint was that if i spoke again I shcu 1 be cut off altog  would me to my husband They represented that he had written for go, antl would either meet me in York or prov ide for my reception Thus i Wt3 J took ahlP ln October 1888, and frjf Kow to find with no to meet me, and handed me by an ofticer ont Itftas got n e atef and that J would successfully poison his ears against me for all time. gooa ladies, aided by Mr, Bfelw, CQBL- nected with Castle Garden, interested them selves in me, and by inquiry succeeded in locating; my husband in Marietta, Georgia, and sent me to him There I frnmd him. mg-luxuriously, at ii fashionable house, while his wife being buffeted around the world He was drinking heanly and had fallen con- siderably-from my ideal, but he was still my husband and I oweJr to him. a wifely loyalty In Cej Ion I had been kept in the country, m England I was forced to live in tho cheapest rural places, and the first act of my husband m America was to doom me to the sfime hfe by talcing up our residence in a, gloomy house in Tellico" Plains, in East Tennessee, w here we remained eighteen months in i lonely countrj I m-raius a husband w ho was the w hole- time in a state of helpless drunkenness Not a neighbor near with whom I could associate The days were long, lonely and depressing, the nights were dark and of intense, horror It was two milts through a dense growth ol forest to the postoffice These two milos I -walked nearly ery day, looking in vain for a word of comfort from the other side of the w ater At relief came and we went to Atlanta i_' Thcregfor over two weeUs my husband Hid in Ins room 111 a drunken stupor He rmallj rallied again anu we concluded to come to Murphy It was inj husband's de'nro to es- tablish a sheep farm We wore led here by a prev ions acquaintance Mr Gould had with Captain Giav es, of this place hen I lirst laid eyes i pon the town I was charmed I had er seen such scenery since I left Ce-vlon Captain Graves who was about to spend the summer away, offered us his house until his return Mere, m this re- treat, away fiom every bad influence, with all th it is inspiring in nature aronn I us, I hoped that at last the uuhappmess of sixteen years would come toaii end and psace would crown our c'osing Here the lady broke down, aashe approached the CIIMS fro ng to the organ which was open, she sang in a trembling tho words ot Ncvror My pod to Thee, and followed it with several others "That dreadful day she resumed "How can I tell about it9 Nightly I had been beaten, cursed and knocked down Tar re moved from othex habitations, with no one else in the houfae, I wa6 at onco the subject ind tho victim of a drunken man ac s desires One week ago last Tuesdav Mr Gould was worse than ever He assaulted me with a large stick, striking me acum the head with it an 1 knocking me on the tloor "When I re- coveied consciousness I quieth stole from the room, and going to the kitchen threw invself on a sofa to rest HardH had my eyes closed before I was drenched with cold water There stood husband who had followed me with c itllke stealth po iriiig tho eold w ator on me About this time a colored man, w ho hnppened to come in, stood between us and saved me from further assault 'Half an hour later Mr Gould be came ernablo, and a second time knocked me down with tho t.tick Vs I aiose ho had his stick uplifted to stuke me down again In one instant my whole hfe passed 111 review M> sorrows as a gul my life as i tho bruises I had received the intseuible daji the terrible Hashed across me at once Oh, heaven'" she exclaimed "I dfdTnot go to do I wishefl to bo a loyal wife a sinless woman but the pent up agony and persecution of jears weie fotussed in tli.it one iiist mt The uirk wa.s in mj han By an irresistible impure it cut keenh, and I withdrew it dnpp ng with the blood of husband I hell it ak f t for a moment I looked again and saw that my had fallen nuoss the bed Like 01 o crirj I moved n >und, while my hiisbuui 1 i> wounded I nlajiu nierrj on tho piano My biain was in a whirl 1 This wns noon onTuesdaj All daj long and all night long I suiferod aud he sullercd, foi I could not think of w hat to do, and he would not allow the seivant to go for n doctor saving he would get well and ho did not w atit the me ident exposed On "Wetlnes day morning Dr Patton canie and on Wednes daj night my hi sbaiid was dead, anl by hand The finale w as not intended and not antic ii ated The story told by CityMarhhal T S Ma- r >iiej is a complement to that of Mrs Gould fa iul lie "Tho Goul 1 familv attracted my attention early after the r armal Two weeks before tho tragedy at least twenty five persons came to me and insisted tbat I should arrest Mr Gould foi his brutal treatment of his wife Tho man was evidently a maniac and this be lief is strengthened by tho fact that Mrs Gould says his father and grandfather both died in the madhouse The scene m the house before Gould s body was taken out for burial was dramatic in the extreme The wife begged permission fur a lost look upon the face of her husband As she entered the room her face became ashen in color "My husband dead by mj she exclaimed AIj husband whom I once loved and who adored me Throwing herself at Ins feet, and kissing them rapturously, pray- ing in a tearful voice And now I know that God from heaven, Preserved me for thw day Just to inspire His holy leaven, And fit ine for his way fotcrn are ways and hard t solve, "We vainly essay to refute madly make a wild resoHe To spurn this world s repute The woman did not go to the funeral, but sat in her room guarded by Marshal Maroney, and composed the following Julj 7, 1890 for my husband a spirit My God I linger yet on earth ith reverend prajer to Thee, Fearless 'mid the awiul dearth, That Tnou wilt jet hear uiel In holy regions far above A spirit yet maj linger, Awaiting from the hands of love Some sign of fhj blessed finger That band on earth now dares to write, Now itself m prayer, Entreating aaka Th> holv light, To show ber husband where He vet ma> meet his weeping wife, "Who linverfully asks Gou's aid To lead her to eternal Hfe And be with Cliarhe saved In the trial tho following ver- dict was rendered by Justices Davidson and Hennesa "Upon investigation of all tbe facts and hearing the witnesses of the state, and the defendant offering no evidence, it is there fore considered by tbe court, that tho evidence offered by the state, that the wound w hich produced the death of Charles Gould, was given in self-defense, and there was no offense committed It is therefore considered and adjudged by the court, that the defendent, Lilhe M Gould, be discharged, and that she go without day." The next sensation which will grow out of the tragedy will he over the disposition of the property, JTrom the above tory it will lie seen that the Gould family has from the be- ginning been arrajed against Mrs Lillian Gould Now that sho is a widow and child- less, the relatives in England will fight every f step ov er the property One of Gould's broth--; era, Mr E B lives at Tracy, in Dev onslure. has been to, and is now supposed to bs on his way this country Mrs Gould has been an abused _; ing tho whole course her married hfe> "When yomig and pretty, cjiildish as English girlb are at "itteen, a high horn Englishman plajed the Claude Melnotte act with her, having made her his wife, was not manly enough to protect her against the sneers1: of his family, but went on from bad to worse, until the woman's desperation resulted in thcf torrib'o tragedy which will most likely send; her to a lunatic asylum for the balance of days i HEE NA.W YORK 1LIFE hospital The record book of the hospital, inder date of October 29, 1888, bears tho foi lowing entry Gomel, toman, married, age thirty occupation, Actress; native of England disease caicoholism idxnitted to insane pavilion brought in ambulance from eleventh precinct to police station, resi- dence ?.o .ill Christie street, name of neirest friend, Ixma Bauer, Iso 211 Christie tttreat charged November 9, 1883, to Superintendent Mrs. Gould Seems to Have Had a Checkered Career. NEW YOBK, July 13 [Special Gould made her first appearance in tbis city during the latter parb of 1888. "While in this city her career was a rathot checkered one In the special dispatch Gould says i Some good ladies, who aided bj Mr Elako, connected with Castle Garden, interested them- selves in me, and by inquiry succeeded in locat- inc; my husband in Marietta, Ga and sent me to him Superintendent "William Blake was found at the office of the commissioner of charities and corrections todaj "I hav.e come to ascertain from you, Mr. Blake whether you remember anything 'vbont a certain Mis Lilhan M Gould who came to this country borae time during the month of CXtobei asked tho reporter T Thousands of cases come before Mr cv ery year, but on the mention of the name, with a start of recognition, he replied THE COMMISSIONER'S STOEY Mra Lillian M Gould f Well, I should think I ought to know that lady Yea, I re-_ member her well She is an English woman who came to this country during the latter part of 1883 She waa a i ery eccentric person a sreat conversationalist, andi I er hair vtas of a remarkable golden color toho as rather prettj, too, I IN AN INS4TR Mr Blake smiled Then he said 'Well jes But that ia a matter of taste, jou know When I first met Mrs Gould she was an inmate of the pavilion for the insane at Bellev ue hospital She had been thei o some days suffering from the effects of alcoholism I saw at onco that her case was not one to be cared for in this country and I made all efforts to find her husband for her Mrs Gould said that she had come fiom England abnutaweek before and that she had left the old Country in seaeh of her luinband who, she claimed, had arnvediu A.merica before After awhile I sueceeded m learning hex story HAD EFP> If THK WOKKHOtTSE I noticed that she vv as keeping something back from me but she finally admitted that sho ha t been an inmate of the Union, which is a vv orkhouso in London, England Then slie told hei storv Site said sho had married M> Gould in India There lived some veara and then returned to England again It seems that Mr. sisters were opposed to Mr Gould's choice-, and did not hesitate to express their feelings, even in the presence of Mrs Gould Tmally Air Gould left England and came to tins countrv When I oskid Mrs Gould what she loins the she laughed at me 1 hen sho said 'What else could I I had no other place to go It strikes me she o tlio L men to induce her relatives to send ner to her husband in America HOW SHI- CYME TO AM.FBICA 'liovv came sin. in America? Vis Gould told me that her passage had been pud hv the overseer of the poor in Lon- don She also said that she as under the impiession that her liusband s rela- tiv es furnished the money, since she camo here as a cabin She said something about her hus- ban 1, but I cannot recall now hav ing heard her that he had been in the habit of as- saulting her Lipon her arrival in this citv Mrs Gould sud she went to a boaidmg h in Chrisue It was from tl at place she was taken to tho pav ilion at Bollevue hospital Igknevv that she was not a fit person to be detained at tho pi ice and I also knew that it would be cruol to permit her to walk the streets of !New bhe sard she had Iv an actress and might go on the stage, I deemed it more advisable to send her to her husband She told me that he vv as somewhere in Georgia LOC AT1NO HER HUSBAND. I had Mrs Gould lemoved from the pavilion and sent to the Temporary Home for Women, bi Second avenue Finally I succeeded in locating her husband at Marietta, Ga I wrote and telegraped to him, telling him that Mrs Gould waa in New "iork and aked him to send funds to defray her expenses to his home in Georgia I received several replies from him In answer to my first telegram and letter Mr Gould replied that he would send the money on a certain date When that date came around, Air Gould's money was not forthcoming but in the early part of Decem ber, 1S88 he sent One day Mrs Gould came to my office and requested to see mo on some very important business When I asked hei what I could do for her, she said that since her husband had not sent her any money with which to purchase a passage to his home, she had decided to go on the stage again 'T e a chance to go with a variety company to Troy and I think I had better take it What do 5 ou say9' I told her I thought her to be a very foolish person if she entertained any such ideas and nrged her to wait a few davs longer, as I was certain to be able to send her south She took my ad- vice and returned to the home in Second ave- nue I then laid Mrs Gould's case before the commissioners of emigration They consented to send her to Marietta Since then I have not seen anything of her THE AIATRON'S STORY Matron Thornton, of the Temporary Home for Women, was seen in her office yesterday afternoon Mrs Thornton was not in charge of the home in August, 1888, but obligmglj referred to the books of the institution It was then learned that T ill i an Gould came to the home Novem- ber Oth She had one trunk with her, which was stored in the storehouse. On ember 9th, the following entries are found opposite the name of Liihan Gould, 20, 20 When asked to explain the meaning of these figures, Mra Thornton said that on the day of her arrival at Jhe homfe, Mrs Gould's breakfast was worth sixteen cents, her dinner fifteen cents, ber supper twenty cents, while she spent the night in a room for which she had to pay twenty cents It seems that Mrs Gould did not like her room, for on the follow- ing night and until her departure from the home on December 10, 1888, she occupied a thirty cent room THK CHAMBERMAID KEMEMBEKEO HER. Fannie Deming, a chambermaid at the home, remembered Mra Gould, well. Fan- nie was surprised to learn that the fair lallian had stabbed her husband. Sho said that Mrs. Gould her that she came from that she was married, and that she mi actress. Sho xanorffer next proceeded, to Belleyuo JDr.JOoiiglass waa in charge of the insane pavilion when a reporter called there today "Yes, I remember Mra Gould he ja5d, "she came to us suffenna from alcohol ism "We kept her some days and I behove she ivaa discharged to the care of Superintend- ent Blake 4lSlte was very much airified while at tho pa- vilion She would -walk about, assuming theatrical attitudes ayd act rjueenly in gen- eral She told us about her husband, s people in England She said that they had treated lier badli and that the overseer of the poor in London had paid her passage to this ponu try." SHE HEAVILY No 211, Chustie street is a restaurant, [warding and lodging house, and hotel, which np to a few weeLs ago waa kept by a Mr Bauer It was to this place Mrs Gould came when she arm, ed in this city from England A German a boarder of the hotel Bauer, as the ploxe is called said jesterday Iremera ber Mra Gould vvell She was a blonde and not bad looking but she ould drink schnappes. She said she was an actress and as very eccentric in her way faho nsedto have a nice flask, and she kept it full iiearlv iH day long Why, that woman used to drink fearfully She would drink beer, too, but mostly whisky When asked wh> she had left the boarding house, the man said that Mrs Gould had de- iirium trqmens Sergeant Kass, who was in charge of the eleventh precinct station, also remembered Mrs Gould L pon referring to the blotter of October 29, 1888 Sergeant Kass found that Mra Lillian Gould, of No 211 Chnstie street, iiadbeen brought to the station house at 11 o'clock a m that day suffeung from what seemed to be typhoid fever She was then sent to Bellvue hospital jn an ambulance "I was in. charge of the desk on the morning when Mrs Gould was brought here She acted rather strangely, but refused to make nnj statement "We sent for a physician, and tic declared the woman was suffering from; tj phoid f ev er She vv as ery strange woman indeed, I remember hearing her say she was an actress _ __ TVHAT CONGRKSS DO Tariff Bill fTill be Taken Up in tlio Senate but Will bo Luid Aftlde July just be- fore adjournment yesterdaj, the senate formally took up tho tariff bill and thus made it pending business for tomorrow it will forthwith be informally laid to the present intention of the majoritv WhSIe the senate takes up aud considers the tsundry civil appropriation bill, and, -probably, the Indian appropriation bill, possible intervals of a day for the consideration of routine measures on the calendar, the way is expected to be then clear for the beginning of the debate upon the tariff bill The execu- tion of the latter part of this programme, er, is somewhat condition upon the action of tbe republican caucus which is ex pected to be held 011 Monday night, as some senators desire to provide for action upon other measures, notably the river and harbor appropriation bill, and upon the tanff debate effort is to ie made, m Jioose of representatives this week to secure the passage of the original package and bankruptcy bills undor the operation of the special rule as soon as the pending land grant forfeiture bill is out of theflway Tomorrow, under the regular order, is Dis- trict of Columbia day in the house The elections romirtttee is still waiting the Treasure of the committee on rules as to when it shall bimg up the Virginia contested elec ti in ca.se of Elliot, which is on the calendar and it is expected that it will be disposed of in the event that the week is not entirely consumed in the consideration of the measures above mentioned ITH THK TELlil'HONE GEttt- An Indignation Meeting at Fort Worth Over the Mayor s Actions. FORT WORTH, Tex July 13 tttizens meetinjr called to take action on MasorPeu- dleton's marriage to an attractive telephone girl, was attended last night by a large num ber of indignant citizens The following reso lutions vAere adopted Whereas Mayor Fendleton lived with his wife for nearly a year after he had obtained as it would seem to us a secret divorce from her, of which she knew nothing and Whereas He married another while proffering hu lojalty to her be it Resolved, That he by such act has brought the name of nur fair citj in contumelv and disrepute proved neglectful to his friends and unworth} ot the trust imposed in him that he has broken the must sacred vows and helped to bring upon his family and friends Be it further resolved That this cltj condemn and hold as unlawful and disgraceful such action, and that he be requested to tendering resignation Bo it fmtlier resolved That Mayor Pendleton be communicated with bv telepraph and asked whether the divorce from his wife was secretly obtained aud whether his wife waa in ignorance of it It was determined that in case he answered m the affirmative or refused to answer, that steps be taken to bung about his resignation from the mayorahty At a late hour last evening a telegram was received from Mrs Pendleton, stating that she knew nothing of her husband'a divorce at the time it occurred ___ TAKING OUT THE DEAD From tlie Sold of the Steamer Tioga at Chicago. CHICAGO, July 13 more bodies were recovered today from the wreck of the Tioga, making nineteen so far, exclusive of the in- jured who died at the hospital One of the corpses taken out today a white man, tho others negroes Only two were Louis Alexander and Henry Alexander, col ored stevedores, and brothers They w ere recognized by their great size The body of John Neils, the bead stevedore, was not found, but one of the workmen picked up liis watch and time book in the fatal hold The discoveries of these articles leaves no doubt as to Neils's death How many more men were killed is now a growing uncertainty It probable would not be too much to assume that thirty deaths are about the correct total HalfoftheTiogaisyet filled with wreckage from the two explosions The bodies of six of the colored stevedores were taken to Columbia, Tenn tonight They were those of Jim Perkins, Henry Witlier- spoon, Dave Amos, Cilta Amos, "Walter Chain and John "Watkins, all of whom came from there in April to work on the docks They were in charge of Jim Pillow, from the same place, who was working on another boat aud escaped sharing their fate THE SICK BRIDEGROOM. BEUNSWICK A. XBBEE BVXJDKED TBOVSJ.SD DOI.- USE. WHARVES AND BUILDINGS IN RUINS. The City Bvflie Sea Falls a. Victim to tlie of Turpentine and Kosln ftlafce a Bright Blaze, BRer.swrrK, Ga July 12 swept away worth of Brunswick property today The blaze was discovered at 3 30 o'clock, this afternoon, and at this hour 10 o'clock, is still raging The fire originated in the coal warehouse on Co 's wharf and spreal along the bay for blocks On tho wharves were immense cargoes of tmpentii e aud rosin, and the fire wai in tensely hot The Bums wick fire department qmcklv found itself incompetent to cope w ith tho con flagi-ation, and telegrams aent to an nah for help A special train was given the Savannal de partment and a quick run was made to Bruns wick The Savannah firemen fought hard and hy nine o clock the flames were being controlled Fiom the Littlefield wharf the fire quickly spread northward along the bay front, det. troying Littlefield Co b w arehouso Store house of Franklin s warehouse Glanber Isaac s store and warehouse. Segue's fish house Hancock's Ogg s office C Uuwiung's two warehouses and wharf Three warehouses formerly ownedlby James Drurey St Simon s boat line wharf and warehouse Part of Brunswick and Western railroad wharf and wharfinaster's house Large quantities of grain, hav, gxcenes and liquors were consumed Many barrels of turpentine and thousands of barrels of rosin were burned Two vessels narrow Iv escaped destruction Had it not been for the wind changing and the hard work of the hremen, the Ocean house, the Times building and nu-nj valuable stores would hav e burned Several men w cte prostrated by heat Three are reported burned to death, but it is impossible to the report At this hour the caused by tho fire will be at least The fire is b till in pio0ress but under con trol The Brunswick Riflemen uiiuer Captain Morris, were ordered out at dark, and the town is now under mihtarv, gtuird The special telling of tho fire was received 111 THK CONSTITUTION office shoitly after 10 o'clock last night Kepeated_atternptS to secure the Brunswick ofhce failed. The w lies would not work IgJustwhy the wires stopped is not 1 now n But it it, thought that the Brunswick oflice was taken in by the fire LOSS IX PHIT-ATJFLPHIA. Sir. Stanley Still Suffering From His Re- cent Illness. LONDON, July 13 M Stanley has not recovered from his recent indisposition The display of homage to the great explorer, and perhaps too early leaving the siUv bed, in order not to prevent an hour's postponement of the wedding ceremony, proved no light or- deal the strength, of Stanley His weakness from, the malady, under which he was suffer- ing, was noticeable to many distinguished at- tendants at "Westminster abbey yesterday, but it was very happily remarked, as Dr. Farke had already said, that Mr Stanley's ill- ness was of a temporary character altogether. Mr. Stanley IB today confined to his bed at Melrhet   ned bv the iiAtions uf the earth con- jomth our g  are as far apart thej were a There is one tiling, however certain and that is if the Lnittd States revenue cutters ciptuie any British or Canadian vessels tha English men-or-" ar have instructions to firo on the American flag Should this be done it would undoubtedly result in war between the countries gg It is understood here that Susan B An- thony, the well known advocate of woman a suffrage it> going out to the new state of Wy- She'will make tl is state her home and wall be a candidate for homo oflice in tho first elec- tion hether it will be foi the Lmtod States senate or simplj a candidate membership of some town council, she hab not 3 et deter- mined Indee 3 sho expects to go out to the newf state which female suffrage and tho right of females to hold oflice faho will make a close surv ey of the political situatio i, and then will bound mto tlie arena on the republi- can ticket for some fat ofhce Susan Anthonv as a bin ted States senator- would create a sensation Senator Susan Anthony sounds well I had a talk today with a well known Washington inventor who hoe been at worfc for years, upon some sort of an arrangement to cheapen the art of printing He is the inven- tor of one of the most perfect of tho tjpe set- ting machines He however says none of these machines will be perfected to such: an extent as to make them pnetical and at tho same time cheap enough for general use He is now at work on a plan to vv rite out the paper in Uppfiriters and fiom this to photo- graph it on revolv ing paper by the use of A elci trie light Of course the paper wilt hive to be soaked in chemicals but he believes tins plan will be irruch cheaptrand faster than tlie present arrangeineut It sounds, he says, like a -vision vrj scheme bat within a short while you will see it in practical operation The southern democrats in thp liouso want to know if Representativ e Mason, of Chicago, rupre-eiits the sentiment of the people of the world's fair city Mason made the bit- tei and scurrilous attacks upon the j eonlo of tho south in his speech in the force bill tl at have ev er been heard on the noor of tin li >i If. the people of Chicago believe as he dot s and entertain the same opinio is of tht po iple of the southern states the southern men hero- say that the south should let the worlds fair severely alone However, t is believed that Mason mi rep- resents his people w DEATH OF GENEBAt E B. Etc Dies of Peritonitis at HU Residence in New York. NEW YOKE July 13 General Tolin C Fre- mont died at bis residence 49 West Twenty- fifth street, m this citj at 4 o'clock this af- ternoon of peritonitis His death was sudden and unexnected Would Have Been Justifiable. BANVILXE, Va., Jnly 13 Bennett, A white man forty six years of age, was arrested in this city this morning for an outrageous as- sattlt upon his daughter Alice, aged eighteen, and to silence her cres for help drew a knifa andcutber across tbe throat Tbe woundj serious, is not believed to bo dangerous, Tho ceneral opinion is that the unnatural parent should be lynched, but tlie alieriff Witt thwart 007 sucii attempt.   

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