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   Morning News, The (Newspaper) - May 23, 1895, Hagerstown, Maryland                               FOR ONE CENT A DAY you can get all the news by subscribing THE MORNING NEWS, TO ATTRACT THE ATTENTION of the public to your business, adver- tise in THE MORNING NEWS. GBHIL VOL. XXI-NO. 228. IIAGERSTOWN, MD., THURSDAY, MAY 23, 1895. PRICE ONE CENT "Never Ship Was Built In Norway Marquis of Queensbcrry and Son Are Placed Under Jiond. His HALF 80 FINE AS SHE." Such is the poet's verdict, in the Norwegian Saga, on the famous Dragon-Ship of King Olaf. Of that stern sea-rover himself the picture is not less vigorous "Ou her deck .stands Olaf the King, While; around him whistle and sing The spears that the foreman Even in the adornments of the royal craft we find this expression of THE REIGN OF FORCE. For we read that ''High above it gilt and splendid Rose the figure-head ferocious With its crest of The Vikings of were the types of a mistaken idea. King Olaf's expedition closed in disaster. Leif Ericsson's discovery was almost as fruitless. Not a, vestige of Norse conquest is now on the maps of the world. No race has been truly successful that did not hold MIND ABOVE MATTER And Intellect as the guide of Force. So it is with the nations of today and so with individuals in all ranks of life. In law or politics, commerce or industry, city and country, we may note that Brainy Men It is this that gives such a spur to nil projects for the education of our people, and especially those that are founded on the idea of self-inspiration, self-effort and self or home managem Culture of this kind is made eminently practicable by the plans of the E JJM T I E COUPON OF INQUIRY. I am interested in the work of your Home University League and request- you to send me full particulars. Name..... Address. Station Which THE BALTIMORE MORN- ING HERALD has adopted in connection with its distribution of the Encyclopedia Brit- annica on a cheap plan. A "Guide" issued with the great work gives inestimable help to students. Send in this coupon for full particulars to the office ofTHEMORNING NEWS. THEIR FIGHT IN PICCADILLY. Tose Mnrtl, Leader of the Cuban Rebels Reported Slain Geiiornl Gomez Warned. LONDON, May tho Marlbor- ough Street Police Court this morning the Marquis of Queensberry and bis son, Iiord Douglas, of Harwich, were bound over in bail each to keep the peace. Their appearance in court was the result of their encounter yester- day afternoon in Piccadilly, when the Marquis severely punished his son ing a quarrel over the Oacar Wilde scandal. Both the Marquis and Lord Douglas were fashionably dressed. The Mar- quis wore a rose in his buttonhole and did not show any sign of the fight. On the other hand, his son Lad n black eye. The Marquis was not defended by counsel, but Lord Douglas had a lawyer present. In his defense, the Marquis said that while he was walking in Piccadilly his SOD came running at him and pushed him against a store window, speaking at the top of his voice. The Marquis added that he struck his son in self-defense. Counsel for Lord Douglas said that the latter and a frieiid were walking in Pic- cadilly, not thinking of the Marquis of Queensbury, wlTen the encounter took place. Counsel added that Lady Doug las yesterday received the following telegi-arn: "I must congratulate you on the re- sult, but I cannot congratulate yon oil Percy's appearance. He looks like n dug-up corpse. I fear there is too much madness in kissing. Taylor is guilty. It will be Wilde's turn tomorrow." It was also asserted that the Marquis had written to Lady Douglas false charges against her husband and members of the family, and that, although he had promised to stop writ- ing, he had not done so. Yesterday it was claimed Lord Douglas asked tho Marquis to cease writing "these obscene and filthy" letters to his wife. The Marquis then hit him in the face anrl the fight followed. Rebel [.pallor Slain. HAVANA, May Saloeclo telegraphs that government troops, un- der tho commndd of Uolouel Sandoval, encountered a force of insurgents at a point between Dos Kiosey Byzas and Bemaugaua Jnas. Many of the rebels were armed, including Jose Marti, presi- dent of tho so-called republic, whose body was found by the government troopa. General Maximo Gomez is reported to have been seriously shot, NEW YOKK, May Norwegian fruit steamer Bnraoou arrived today from Gibara, Cuba. Captain Clausen reports that while anchored at Sumo, near Gibara, awaiting cargo, great ex- citement prevailed on shore. Bands of insurgents roamed through the town, and Captain Clausen received tion that tho insurgent General, Gomez, contemplated seizing the Baracoa, to use as a transport fo.' his soldiers from town to town along the Cuban coast. Captain Clausen immediately got up all steam, so that on the appearsnce of the rebels he could slip his anchor and go to sea, but after 48 hours the mont on shore subsided, the rebels pre- sumably having left the town. Jose Marti had a romatic career. Ho was president of the Cuban revolution ary party. At the time of the first Intion, although but 15, he was banish- ed for conspiracy against the Govern- ment. He was sent to Spain, where he was imprisoned in dangeons until he was at the point of death. He was freed at last, on condition that he would re- main in Spain for the remainder of his life. He stndied in Saragassa, and be- fore he was 21 received the decrees of doctor of law and letters. When the Spanish Eepubjic was pro- claimed ho succeeded in evading the authorities and'escaped to France, com. ing afterward to the United States. The Cuban war was the'n about over. Marti, nevertheless, went to Mexico, where he organized a filibustering expedition. It failed and he went to Central America and obtained a universal professorship. He was Minister of Uruguay at the In- ternational Monetary Conference in Washington in 1891. ITrnnz Von Dontl. VIENNA, May von Snppe, the noted musical composer, is dead. MAY D KM AND INDEMNITY. Ex-Consul Waller's Cnsu Shows Franco Wfis In tho WASHINGTON, May French Government, acceding to the demand of the United States, has transferred the case of Ex-Consul John L. Waller to ordinary civil jurisdiction. This action apparently nullifies the sentence of 20 years' confinement imposed on Waller by a French military court in Madagas- car, and indicates either his trial by the the civil judiciary or his ultimate re- lease from prison. The matter has now reached a stage where the United States Government has ample evidence on which to base a claim against France, possibly involving the payment of indemnity fur the treat- ment accorded Waller and the abroga- tion of the concession obtained by him of valuable rubber forests. Waller is still in prison in Marseilles, but may be transferred to some civil penal institu- tion. The evidence in t'ue cosa received at the State Department is practically com plete, and it is understood to contain some rather startling facts that have not heretofore become public. Edward Telfafr Wetter, of Georgia, who suc- ceeded Waller as United States Consul at Tamatavc, it has been claimed, did not put forth his best effoits to extend relief of his Government to a.distressed citizen of the United States. It is shown by correspondence sent to the State Department that the French Government was suspicious that the rubber concession secured by Waller from the Hovas was obtained for the purpose of providing a coaling station for United States naval vessels. Such an accusation was openly made in Mada- gascar by partisans of the French. Whether this belief was actually enter- tained cannot be learned, but the docu- ments now on file at the Department assert that after French had refused to confirm the concession of tho flovas, French citizens took possession of the rubber forests transferred to the ex Oonnsul, and French vessels have been taking away great quantities of the pro- duct. WHEAT TAKES AXOTHER PLUNGE. Reported Killing of Five Men iin Explosion in Cecil Couuty. CAUSED BY A CARTRIDGE. It Exploded In Re- movlue Stumps From a Newly-Made Field. May is reported here this afternoon that five men were killed and one fatally injured shortly after midday by the premature explosion, of dynamite on the farm of William Pyle, near Chesapeake City. The names of- the dead have not yet been learned, and details of the accident are meagre. Dr. Wallace of Chesapeake City hap- pened to be here on business, and on re- ceiving a telephone message left at once for the Pyle farm to render all possible medical aid. The scene of the accident is on the- Elk river. According to the report, Pyle and five or six other men were engaged in blowing up stumps of trees in a new- ly-made field and used dynamite for the purpose. Through some unknown cause, one of the cartridges exploded before the men were ready, knocking all down, tearing a great hole in the ground and sending fragments of stumps and roots in all directions. Five of the men are said to have been killed instantly, and the body of one was mangled beyond recognition. Pyle, it is reported, was picked up in a dying condition. BRICK YARDS TIED UP. Jumes W. Scott Dead. uUTH, 111., May W. Scott, one of the oldest and best-known residents of this section, died last even- ing, aged 97. He was born in Philabel phia and took an active part in the War of 1812, helping in the trenches about Baltimore. At tho time of the bombard- ment of Fort McHenry, he worked on the embankment with a wheelbarrow. Scott was a well-known abolitionist, and his home was a station on the "nn dergronnd railroad." Many a slave was belped by him on the way to Canada. A POLE'S It Results In tlio Dentil of Font- Millers And Hie Injury of HO. FAIRMONT, W. Va., May the result of an exploeion in No. 4 mine of the Monougnh Coal and Coke Company yesterday afternoon, four men were kill- ed and 12 others injured. For a time over 100 miners were in danger from suffocation, but they reached tho open air safely. The injured, it is believed, will recover. The four deaths were due to (smoke and dust raised by the explos- ion. Tho disaster was caused by a Pole, who carelessly ignited a cau of powder. Little damage was done to the mine itself, work has not been interrupt- ed. Ex United States Senator Cunuleu ia thu head of the company. To Marry Ills Competitor. SAN FKANCISOO, May 22 J. Haskell, Attorney General of Montana, is on his way to this city, where ho is to be married immediately on his anival to Miss Kuowles, Assistant Attorney- General, of Montana, and his late com- petitor 1'or office. The marriage is the culmination of a political contest. Miss Kuowles is the only woman lawyer in Montana, and in the election of 1S92 secured the Demo- cratic nomination for the office of At- torner General, Haskell being the Re- publican candidate. Miss Knowles made a vigorous canvass, but was defeated. Later, Haskel made 'his competitor his assistant. Drnwlnsr-JRooni. LONDON, May Princess Louise (Marchioness of third daughter of Queen Victoria, held the last drawing-room of the season today at Buckingham Palace in behalf of the Queen, the Prinoess of Wales being in- disposed, The attendance was small. The following Americans were presented: Miss Herbert, daughter of the Hon. Hilary A. Herbert, Secretary of the United States Navy, who was presented in the diplomatic- circle; Mrs. Draper, wife of Congressman Draper, of Massa- chusetts; Mrs. Neal and the Misses Peck, of Chicago. La Gnscoeue is Safe. NEW YOBK, May French Line steamer La Gascogne, three days over- due, is safe. The vessel was sighted east of Fire Island at 10 o'clock moving very slowly. La Gasoogne displayed signals asking that two tugs be sent to her assistance, indicating that she had met with some accident to her machinery or steering gear, and that Captain Baudelon feared to enter the channel without help. HlKiior Wages Demanded ami Denied at Clilcasro. general strike of brickmakers was declared last night and every brick yard in Chicago is tied up today. The fight is expected to be a bitter one, and trouble is anticipated by the police. The strike has been in furoe in several of the yards for two demands of the men for higher wages being re- fused, and the Brick Makers' Alliance yesterday decided to order a general strike to force concessions by the manu- facturers. The latter declare they will operate several yards ou. the North Side with non-union men, and the yards specified were surrounded this forenoon by crowds of strikers determined that no work shall be done until the wage question is settled. Tho strikers reported at noon that about men were out and that only a few non-union men could be secured by the manufacturers. The North Side yards, where trouble was expected, were heavily guarded by police all day. A mass-meeting of strik- ers was held this afternoon and an effort was made to call sympathetic strikes in the other building trades. Two Girls Were Murdered. ST. JOSEPH, Mo., May and May Wolfenberger, young daughters of the proprietor of a hotel at Oregon, mysteriously disappeared several days ago. Yesterday fishermen using a seine in the Missouri near here brought up the body of Ada. The arms of the girl were pinioned behind her and her limbs were bound together with a strong cord. There was other evidence of foul play. It is supposed the girls were enticed from home and murdered after being assaulted. Damaered Crops Cause Anotlier Sudden Rise. CHICAGO, May jumped 3 cents on the board today before noon, and gave promise of holding the greater part of its advance. Liverpool cables were soaring outside, domestic markets were up and the country was flooding the pit with buying orders. The main. cause for the advance, however, was the continuation of crop damage reports. They came into the pit in a stream from all parts of the wheat belt, and ranged from stories of slight damage to bar- rowing tales of complete destruction. The July option opened with a 1-oen.t lunge, starting at It dropped j dent for an instant, bat immedittely plunged upward again, touching 75J. The astonished speculators rested for "a time aghast at the sight of 75-cent wheat, and during a temporary lull in the ex- citement prices dropped back to a trifle below the high figure. Another wave of buying orders soon struck the market, however, and July wheat went sailini? again, landing at 76 j, just 3 cents above the opening price, and almost 2 cents higher than it had gone before the present advance. FROSTBURG TRIP. Japan'a Minister to China. YOKOHAMA, .May re- lations between China and Japan have been resumed by the appointment of Count Hayashi, vice-Foreign Minister, to be Japanese Minister to Pekin. Suicide For Iioye. HUNTINGTON, W. Va., May Pet Donahue, the 16-year-old daughter ol Mayor Donahue of Barboursville, committed suicide this morning by shooting herself through the heart. Miss Donahue was well known in so- cial circles. It is said that she had been disappointed in love and took her life while despondent. Scores Were Drowned. May details re- ceived here of the wreck of the Spanish steamer Gravina off Manilla, Philippine Islands, daring a typhoon, show that 168 persons were drowned. Only two of board of her are believed to have been saved. Wilde's Second Trial. LONDON, May second trial of Oacar Wilde was begun in the Old Bailey Court this morning before a crowd of spectators. Wilde was very restless, and looked worried and care- worn. The Solicitor General, Sir Frank Lockwood, in opening the cose, said the indictment covered acts of a grave nature during the period from February to During the session Wilde was taken ill and was obliged to leave the court. General Coprswell Dead. WASHINGTON, May William Cogswell of Massachusetts died at his apartments here early this morn- int? after a long illness. Members of his family were with him at the end. The funeral services will be held at Palem, Mass., on Friday. There will bo a brief service here tomorrow afternoon, conducted by Chaplain Bagby of the House of representatives. The funeral party will leave the city at 3 o'clock. Fourteen Were Killed. OAKLAND, Gal., May 22 explosion at the California Powder Works, near Hercules proved more dis- astrous than was at first supposed. Five white men and nine Chinamen were killed and a number of the 200 Celes- tials about the plant are missing. Fire broke out just after the explos- ion, which destroyed theuitro-glycerine department, but was soon extinguished. The property loss is light. Meeting of Representatives of the Dif- ferent Fire Companies. The meeting held last right at the Junior Hall by representatives from the different fire companies, to arrange for the trip to Frostburg mot at 8 o'clock. A. S. Herring was called to the chair, and Wyatt M. Keedy was chosen as sec- retary. The question as to what day the fire com- panies would go was considered. Five companies decided that it would be most convenient to leave Hagerstown on the morning of the 12th of June and return the nest evening. The First Hose did not agree to this, but wanted to stay until Friday morning. A committee was appointed by the choir consisting of one member of each company as follows: Frank Fahrney, First Hose; Ivy Hartle, Junior; Wyatt Keedy, Antietam; Lewis Delemater. Western Enterprise; W. H. Armstrong, Pioneer Hook and Ladder; F. Wroe, Columbian Chemical, to confer with H. C. Koehler about rates to Frostburg and return by special train, the mem> bers of the committee to report back the result of the conference to their companies. A letter was also read from the Balti- more and Ohio Railroad Company givn ing rates for a buffet car to be used by the delegates going and corning and as head quarters while there. No action was taken in this matter but it will be considered later. The Pioneer Hook and Ladder Com- pany held a meeting last night and re- ceived and accepted the resignation of W. G. Claggett as driver of their truck. The contract that they had made with him for his horses to be used in case of fire was mutually resinded. The meeting was short and no further business trans- acted. Glitter. The National League games yesterday resulted as follows: Cincinnati, 21; Boston, 8. Pittsburg, 7; Washington, U. Cleveland, 8; Brooklyn, 0. Cleveland, 15; Brooklyn, G. Louisville, 4; Baltimore, 11. Chicago, 14; Philadelphia, 7. St. Louis, 13; New York, 4. The Hagerstown club received a tele- gram from Hanover last night not to come today as the ground there were unfit for use. A slight misunderstandingarose today between Gillam and the management about the question of salary but it was settled satisfactorily to all parties con- cerned. Gillam will be retained in his old position. The Hagerstown boys have braced themselves for the game with the Cuban Giants, and will make a big effort to win the game. They say that they will do it. Creeks RIslUK In Revolt. EUFATJLA, I. T., May insur- rection is threatened in the Creek Na. tion over money said to have been dis- posed of illegally by Creek officers. The Indians are arming and threaten to march en masse to Okamulgee, where the Creek Council is in session. The chief and several others are said to be implicated in the misappropriation and are surrounded by armed guards. Prattle About People. Mrs. D. Mullendore, living at Browns- ville, is critically ill. Mr. S. S. Wyand, of Eakles Mills, Md. is at Toledo, Towa, attending Western college. He will engage in the gardening business during vacation. Mr. Jacob M. Bnyder and wife for- merly of Keedysville, Md., but now of Estherville, lowo, spent Monday night with Arthur Wyand, Cedar Kapidsjowa. Miss Hattie E. Wyand. of Eakles' Mills, Md., is spending a week with her brother, Mr. W. H. Wyand, at 263 East North street, this city. Runaway Cars. A caboose and two loaded freight cars, out loose from a freight train at Edge- mont Tuesday evening, got loose and ran down the track from that place to a point about one mile east of Hagers- town, the steep grade giving them great momentum. The run was a swift one but the track was clear and no damage was done. The .distance traveled was about sixteen miles. Grangers' Picnic. At a recent meeting of the managers it was decided to hold the 22nd Annual Grangers' Picnio Exhibition at Wifa liams's Grove, Cumberland county, Pa., August 16 to 31, 1895, inolnsiye. It was also decided to make quite a number of improvements to the buildings and grounds.. _t. _   

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