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   Syracuse Daily Standard (Newspaper) - December 1, 1887, Syracuse, New York                             ESTABLISHED 1829. SYRACUSE; N. T., THURSDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 1, 1887. PRICE TH.iEE 01 MAIL total number of places within tho privileges of this system to sin of.tlut year. The special delivery service docs not appear to huvo commanded much increase uf patronage during the year. Exact reports have not been received from other l lan free-duliverj' ofnccs; but by auditor's allowances of compensation for deliveries and the sales of stamps, the iudicu-tinu is nllbnlud of about a million and quarter of special delivery articles. In Unit section of the report which. deals with foreign mail.s is tlm following In tliu transatlantic service, where nnny vessels of rival lines compute for patronage, tlm swiftest have been chosen for employ-n nut from week to in accordance with the settled- policy of the department. Tho service ao secured is uncijuak-d by lhat of any other country; cunrrusting conspicuously to our advantage with the service inward from Great Ifritain, which is maintained at greater tost less efficiency by adherence to the system of contracting with particular lines for an-nn il subsidies. The rates paid by the United States are highly remunerative to the principal companies whose swift ships secure thu heaviest mails probably yielding prcatcr profit, proportioned tosp.ice, weight, and expense, than anything transported except jewels and precious metals; if, indeed, they are-to bu except ed. rtisintercRrinf: TO note from tho latest compilation of general postal statistics by thu International Bureau of the Universal Postal union that although the United arc surpassed by Germany, by Austria and bv France in the number of letters dispatched to foreign countries as rofclit be anticipated upon contemplation orUiocircninstances of those countries on the yet that in nmnberol" news-pipers mailed to foreign destinations our country stands far in the lead, amounting i i the single year to about pieces, while France followed next, hut much behind, with and Germany dispatched less than NEXT IN AT MARCELLUS. riio Dry UOUMO of tlio Itlurcnlliu IIiiucu lUiriu-d. VpMtril niwrttKh to Itic 6v a xlard. jSov. Ko IHMo exeitc-nRlit. WiiKCiiusud licit! (his afternoon by a. ire which broku out at '2 o'clock at tho Maretillus 1'nwdt-r Mills. A workm.in, who was employed hi tlu- soda dry house, irew some of thu m-itarlal into the drying nn, nut it buhiK nnusually damp, a volley of minute plosions resuUvd. were spattered on the lings of soda, tlibiu, iiml tho whole dry house was in ckly iu fl.iUies. An alarm uf tire was given at once, but no ellort-s could save the. burning ind the attention of tlioso who reMiunded was directed to preventing the liix1 or Marks iruui tlm main whicb "luia- noir tbe liry bouse, aud in which iiquiintity of powedi- was stored. This snccessiil.lv Astliedrv housu had just tilled w tli nitrate of soda, the will be quite le.ivy. 0. K. Ward, tbe mills, Kiitt Miu coiupriny'.s would bo about. Sl.doit, upon which there insurance. of Some Wcmbei-s on tlie Questions of (lio 1 Mr, Vilas Reviews the Fast Year, and Suggests Several, Reforms. 'PENNY Proliibilionisls Select a Clmirman fov IhoL'enlialL'onimitleo. NEXT YEAR'S CONVENTION Sirs. Lord of Georgia Dcinaniln Uoii uT tlio Commit morning will print a series of in-ti'rviews with nonrlya hundred members of Conynsss upon questions which arc to bo irudynted to that body for itsactiou during t le coming session, and particularly those ix-1 .tingto tho tariil'. rwlnctiou of surplus revrniii', and a postal ttilcgr.iph. ypeaker Carlisle shitos the Domocralic osiiion with groat clt-ariiess. Hit; views arc especially important in view of tho responsibility wliirh will bu placed upmi tbe orgaiiixntion of tho llouso. llti beliuve.s iu an reduction ot the surplus revenues mm-ionring into the treasury, lie believes In ledm-ing thu taxes which produce these ruveiuicsat least iinnually. His Dumooratic followers, who voted with him and Mr. Morrison in the lust Congress, genurally take- the same position. Of the few Democrats who have sided with Mr. Kaudall, who nri' now iu tho c ty, Messrs. McAdoo, Staldn c.kcr, Merriman aud Lawler are quoted as csponcncinjr BOiucwliat a clmngu of heart. The sentiment of tho northwestern congressmen is that the free trado sentiment is growing in that section. Tlm rcpresent.i lives from Minnesota ami Mirhigan tliu highest that :heir two states cno be Dcmocriitie the revenue reform Lvm.in, of Ohio, a Republican, alt ..nigu'lie ackii.nvk-dges ho is a ii'jnisi, CDinus out for reduction ofrevcnmv Mitnv oilier Kepnbllcann, like Mr. Lyman, ij rre tint, must bfi done with the tariil', tbongli :i few lik.- Messrs. Saw-ycr and llccker of New York, and Jaek-HHI of Pennsylvania, think nothing will bf donuat. tlii.H session., Many ways of reducing tlm surplus are BiiL'gcstcd. Quitt) a number of congress-men. including KuprwetinUvu CatcbiiiKS nf Sbively oflnditiua.Tiiulbue ami Caruth Kentuc.ky, mid Abbott of ToXiiP, favor :i com promise, such as taking tlm tax off lobicco, and prefer ind-icnij: tho tax on fruit brandies. The to takif tax oil' whi.-iki-y ar .iy llnds a snppnrtitr. Tliu question nf p tt.ng. sugar on tho free list llnds sonio advocates, but m duly among the Hepub-lleans. !llni Loui.siaua CuiijjressinL'ii, to whom this is u very vital (ini-stum, say t.u-ir iit.it.: is divided, the northern portion K'iiiK in favor of fieC suiiirand the liulf s.'tjtioii opposed to it. Tbe Democratic. s-ntimcnt is largely in favor of inn-easing tbe free list, adding to it. Bait, 1 umbel' and lint nucL-jS irier, uf.lii'i'. llynnm, of Indiana, thinks that :x p'oodbilt to ixdnco tlio taritV can be wltbont tbe suiiport of Mr. Hind. 11. unit 1m adds that tlio Kcptilili-c.inii of thu west, and norlbwesl. are beginning to i'eel that, they cannot longer oppose such a niiMSurc with political safety. llyiresiiitt alive Thomas, of Illinois, "Wilier, -Stonu and of Michigan, an; in iavor of -a povernmont telegraph, the latter wantim: tbe govi-rnmimt to for the purpose. Mr. Woin.hiirii, of Nevada, is in favor of the goveninient's buying up exi.-.ting linns, instead of starting on n new basis. On the other hand tho arjzu-m-.'iits agiinst povernnu'ttt ownorship as given by Mr. llatton of Missouri and Mr. Wise of Virginia, Mr. Mcrnman of Now York and a number of others are, that, tho, government, ought not to increase its civil list by telegraph operators, that tlio not to into private biisinc-s and that tho Hehemu is unwise and undemocratic. All of the however, with one or, two exceptions, titicb as Mr. Tnllbne of Kentucky, agriM! that a strong pressure will bo in. ide to bring the matter liiifore tlio present Congress, and they seem willing to iln-vute some timo to a thorough dihcnsslon ofit. Not a siuglo dnubt is cxprnssod by cither Democrats or s as to (In renoinin ition of President Cleveland, as the DcnuHT.iis arti eertaui of bis nicer Ion Tbe unanimous .sentiment is Hint, tin Democratic candidate for vice-presiden tn list romn frmn the Indian: CoiiHresMiion favor Governor Gray; Mr Vilas has .some friends in Texas UK 1 1 limns delegation is divided bctweci Illack and Stevenson, while Mr. Blanch ard, of Louisiana rcginls Cleveland a.m Voorhecs as an invincible ticker.. Tbe Kepnblican coiigro.-ismen usually fti vor Mr. Ulaitie, although Ohio rcprcseiita lives muntioii Mr. riherm.in as ;v verj likely choice of tliu parly. Cam-ron (if IlliiiDis, who was cliainnai of tliujudiciriry committee when the Ke pilblieans controlled fhe 1 louse, think Mr. UUihit! could carry liU state btitte than anvb'dy else, but Hiys nil lass th candidate can rarry Niu Yoak ilio party will bit Tiiloy Settles an Inlertstinp; Point for Ecncflciaiy DIFFERENCES IN Aiil Polk- tea unii Lite Insutiineo I'olU-ioa UillVr Tlio Judjje'd ExtciiBion of tho Froo-Delivery Tlie A Sluruu-typo FoslollUb Nov. 30. Vihts's annual report for tlm iisral ending Juye 'M, was mude public Following are some of tho more parts of the report, prefaced by, to the growth of ttm service the year: "The expectation of aud improvement in thu affairs of service, indulged in previous has been realized during the past In arising from an extension Brthc limits of mailablo matter of the fourth ordered to meet the of and from the receipts of i the special-delivery acrvicc, but chiefly from the greater employment- of all postal facilities consequent upon tbe. rising business prosperity of thw country, faith-! full v retleetal in the postal the revenues huvo gained 'iwii tho preceding yinY by nearly jfljMO.OUO, jithi a height neverrcached despite, the restrictive operation ot Burio'iis reductions in the rates of postaue. R'ht; increase of cash disbursements has "butlittle overstcpued Sl'.UIItytUO. It may, therefore, las afiirn'ied that from this beginning of the current fiscal year thu postal sei vice has again bee-mno substantially hulf Mistaining; and tjui prediction "bo ventured that if the revenues be not further cripplid, nnd only a. similar ratio of increasing expenditure be held, the next fiscal yc.ir will yield a surplus, whicb should, under thu same conditions, annually incre.iFC. Thu limn is probably not di stint when, if the wisest raaasurus of economy be pur-Riied, the rule of charge upon letters can .be properly lowered to one rent, an ounce, 'and some dimiiiisliniuut permitted in the po.Mapof merchandise and other matter. Hut the IwtTer rate of this United States is now fixed at a rate below of all Other countries s LVC one, and, when, fhe dist'niees of transportation are "jlr.ape.1 than in any other. And tud tumoaieit ruecijju innn all mail ter not of the (irbt clans fall far short, of the coat of handling; alUmling little claim, thu-relbre, for less rli'U'giiK." Kegarding improvements in thenervlco, 'the report, f-nggests "the iihei'i-iaiiunent ami formulation of the 1 me principles and rules to govern tlm provision of -olcneal forc'u for postolllcus, and to lix tlie and compensation of their oHleers and employes upon a .just and discriminating basis; the establishment ot" a correct system for appi-oxim uniform of the administrative and clerical force in otiiees of the higher classes; the uruvision of buildings for postulates in communities of such size as to require an oll'ce independent of private aiihirs: the extension and perfection of (ho system of free delivery until all communities enjoy its privileges which are so situ iti-d as to maUc it their due; the thorough reformation of the system of inland pitying for railroid transportation; tlm establishment of additional fast mail servicf until all the trunk lines of mail communication are so provided; provision for the iiiKinictioiiand examination of persons for appointment In thu railway mail service; enlargement ot tho foveii-Mi 'parcels post system recently entered npun so as to embracuall countries which a retail trade will be advantageous to our people." On ihfi subject of buildings for posloflicea is the following.urging uniformity of design In their construction: department should be provided an architect and practical builder, io bu cim-.fof thedh of rousf ruction, sonic of whose clerks KliouliL buskllle.l dr.mghr.smen, and twonr three ooiu pet Biir inspectors be assigned to his aid. A moderate addition tothe inster of tin: department will be amply sufficient-if uniformity of design bs required auJ. followed. Wiih the aid olthe Supervising Architect, of tho. Treasury, or and subject to proper approval, a design for a post office should be so devised th it, ilm modification in .size only, similar may built, in dilicrcnt cities without limLt of number, and all so designed and built so that, while in its first ctin.st rue rion the fairly prospective as well as immedi.ite needs of each omVe shall lie entirely met, gre it if not indelinite enlivjjement will be possible without impairment of the general plan or the utility of the portion constructed, wlit n further development or growth shall necessitate such actiou. To this end, as well as for proper "security ag.iinst: fire, an am.ilft of the rel itivc dimensions of which ought to be prescribed by law should be SL-cuied in the beginning, and jurKlie'ion as well as title properly ceded to the United States. TJmiurniiry oc design and plan in the and generally of the interior also, but with adaptable variations, of ihu interior to only a small extent so highly desirable that it .should ba established by law. It is a measured' equal justice to tlie diilei-' ent localities; it will .alford to the eye everywhere instant, advertisement; of the character nnd objects of tlie strueMiru as the national past' oin'ee; it will en-suns the most serviceable ollice as .well as tend to uniformity of administrative' service, and, especially, it becomes a guarantee against, extrnvag-ince in construction, the limits of cost being necess-irily thereby. To 'a Geat decree, capable, even, of detiuUion statute." free delivery service was, during the last- year, extended to eight, additional cities wlde'i had readied t lit: limits then required by law of S'JiyjO-0 gro.-s receipts or liO.OOO population. These were Birmingham in Ahbama, Wichita in Kansas, DattleCreftk in Mjdiigan, Wlnona in Minnesota, .loliet and Itock Island in Bradford In Pennsylvania and Itutland in Vermont.' Their addition Nov. Tho National Contra comniiltco of the Prohibition met to-day in Battery D. There were probably MO persons present during tho day Thp principal ol j ;cis of the mucting were to select a to the Into John TJ. Finch, chairman of tho committee, to select the time and place for tlie holding of the National convention and to discuss wavsaud means for c.irrying on the cam- pafun. Among prominent 1'rukibi-tituiists pr.'.ueni Uen. Clintmi H. 1'M.ik of New Jersey, ex-Governor John P. St John of Morhcr Stewart of Ohio, .1. HoldiA and A. ,1. Julkins of Chicago: D. Sngcn-dorph of Michigan, uf the crunmitice, presided. The treasurer's itpurt that Sl.OW) had been paid out mr Governor St. Julia's c.im-paign expenses. A coininittee of seven was appointed to attend to iiniiiediati: political organ i ion and wtirk. Tin: National committee, :is eventuall.v ar-ranjtfd, was as lollows: ALibiinii, L. C. u'corgc V. Uo'-ers; DaUota, b. K. Crovc; Dish-let of Columbia, A. A. WheL-lufU; Illinois, A. J. Jiilkins, J. A. Van Fleet: Indiana, John Untlitf, J. ti. Hughes; li.wa, 1C. A. .Urady, V. G. Farninn; Kansas. A. M. Jobn P. St. John; Maryland, John Lloyd TlionriP, Willhni Silvurwoo.l; Massachu-Bi-tt.s U. C. Pitman, C. U. Kuijzhi, Michigan, D. P. O. D. Power; rt.iterl, e, Jann-sPrencliam; Mi.-iSotlrl, James D. t! ikt-r, F. M. Ueines; Ncbnisliii, A. C. WnlfiiiiburgL-r, K. A. llawlev; New tloiin H. Anderson, Parlsuiis; New York, C. II. Mende, ,1. Wi'Klt-v Jones; N'orih Carolina, Kev. F. F. Moacs 31. Mc-Clellau Uaiwii, J. O'Neill; Oregon, J. 11. Armas, J. I'ennsylvania, Jami-s W. F. Diini'.; Uln-ilii Isliind, Thomas H Pi-ilwdy. H. II. KiiOurdsoiijTcuiuiM-KKU, J. W. Smith: T.-X.IS, .1. B. .Criinill; Vtrnmnt, C. W. Clinton -I. Smith; Virginia, Frank Hurt, -I. D. C.irsc.idon. Jlouilti-rs at Fnnces 1C. Willard, Mulher titewart, A. A. Hopkins. The meeting was inure like a Kunday scbonl convention tliau a political cmiviin-tion, until an rirpniiciil- arose on a motion to nuke Mrs. Lawrence Lord a li-ytil delii-gaTc from thu state of Georgia, Georgia was not. represented except bv ibis hab been in Chicago for three months and who has caitsudmany to tli ink nbe bad chailiri'd her vcritddlicc, Tlie .subject, was bronchi up by Lord Imrsuli' reiiunst-iug that hhe bcajipointetf a mcmlnir of the liatioli.il cnnimittec. A of the committeis made :L mo-lion to that, ellt-et, wliirh ininiediately thei'oiivi-nli.m into a liirliili-nt discussion. SDIILIS insisted that tliei'u was no J'rnhihiiinn parly in (iunrgl.i, and thi-Tefnre nothing to he rcpresi-nted. Otlu-r.s were in I'.ivor ol" admitting the l.idy b---cause slio a woman and took no much interest iu ihu work. At this Mrs. Loni aroso and in a loud, clear gave tlie gentlemen a scourgi stand here as a- s-ud "and not as a worn. in. In lias wcr i i waiir.il. imdi-rMowlllm wniiit-n stand im equal footing with thu men. [Appl. iu.se 11 v. and bv wo will vote with ilm men. jljproarinus I ask to be placed upon this committee because 1 w.uit. t) work. 1 will hark to Georgia and organize a partv'ifwi; have, none tbire now. L Wilrtli nn-mii.Tof the natimiiil ronimittcij at. 1'iltsburg and did not anticipate trouble in beitu- hero to-d-iy." The lady almost won enniigh votes to accurn her appointment, but just as the discussion looked as it it would never end, tlie motion was on the table without bfing voted on. At the afternoon session Samuel Dickey of Albion, was elected to succeed Mr. Finch and it to hold Ills national con volition during the first wcuk in June IHWi. A fail- .sixed aiidienre.ntlcnded tliRniL-fsr-ingheld by ihi'. I'l-ohibiHontsts n honor of the John Fiiifli, the ie-iinwnM luidcr and chiftf of till! oi'derof GoodTumpl.iv.-i. Cen. U. Fiske Of Xew Vork picsiik-d. Nov. Judge Tuley to-ay rendered an interesting decision in suit involving the liability of the Indc-lendtiiit Order of Foresters under tlicir in-nrancc policies. The suit was brouyht n application of tho liijjli court of tho ociety to it, to arrive at an equitably cttlcment of tho disimted claim of thu nature- indicated. William H. Xlonoyoer was ;v member of ho order in good standing and was inured for tbu policy being made out myablo to his wife. Ho' died Iu 18W, wiving a will bequeathing ?50t) of tho money to his two ions and thu to his Jis wife made a claim' on the society for he whole, SHTH and thi! society tiled a bill o have the wife, ;md two sons interpltnid IK to this ownership. In ducidniK this peculiar case to-day Itidgn Tidey said: Konu! courts, porcciv-ny a n'Meinijl.incu between thu benefit, cer-il catcs iehUtiil by fbn.su mutual aid ass'.i-a.itiuns and thu policioaol'lil'isitisnraiicfs, i.ivi- applieil the rules and law ifc iiiMir.inee policies in deciding ques-ons arising under t-hesu .bum: lit certificates. In an ordinary life policy, whero iu amount. insured Ki expressly nadi) payablo to the or other named bencliciary, thu policy is leld to In; a cnntr.ir.t. between tins n.nticd in thu policy atidthucomp.iny .ssuing tli'.i and tiiith eontr.iete.ininjL changed wilhonr. thu consent, nf ilio ueneliei.iry. In the resemblance tlic courts iuivu f.tili-d to dlneovtir tliu dillereiuu." After Homo oxplaiiiitory remarks as to tlm ditiertiiices in t.be cafes alluded to, tlio Judjie s.iid: "Was it llie intent.of this society to enter into a contr.ict with tbu wife ot iS'iemcycr, or was lit tin intent of rite. society to enter ilttn the. igreuoient willi themt'inbur? Moatclearly the luitur. Ko rolatioiis existed between tho wiiu and society, but all that existed were lictweeii Xiiiineyer and tliu sucidy. Tho certificate only roc-ojjntaos Nienieyer as tho party. Ho niyiiK uinlurncathand nays: "L accept, this ccrlilk'atf! under tlm conditions n. lined." The ftictof y agrees not only that be in ,y direct to whom tliu endowment shall be. piiid, but aluo that 1m mav, at hU pleasure, that, direction. The only limitation to the power nf appoL-tment: or direction as to whom the money Is to hr> paid, is that he shall direct jy his last will ami testament, or by Mm endowment. cci'Mtlcate. The f.ict. that, the power Is clvnn a member by the con.slitiition of (lie society t( ehanuo the beneficiary at his pleasure and that he may by his last will I'liil testament, a? his ultimate wish, designate or direct who shall receive tho endowment fund Hitflicieiilly indicates, to my mind, the intent that tho direction in ihu will prevail over the- previous direction, ur appointment in tbe. certificate or otherwise. Tlm dncreo will go in favorofthodovlRces n the CURIOUS CONTEST. Long Inland Tnwn SliiWMirnly DeFcnfls JJusTixoTOS, L. I., Tuera is great, excitement throughout tliis Uiwii over an attempt being made by Lowndos r.rotbrmof NewYort: to obtain from the s ate land commts.-ii oners a of I.inds under water lit Iluntlngton Hay, aud arr.inshinenta are being mado to bold a iniblic m.'M. to protest against anv intiTlurenco by tlio stulo authorities with thu town's jnTro-iitives. The tnwiiclnliuslo liave absolute control nvi-r the wnlci-rt, and lands under water within its limits, by virtue of itatenti uranted bv ami Kelt't in yt1 irs, and Ihu trua-tei-s bavc at rarioua limes ilurlnu tho past; Udil vears (letemied Uiclr claims and have huretot'ore rc.siAted all at-lemi'tsof non use lands under water. Lowndiw HrolhfrH claim that, pi end all sui-h lamia under Htatu O'Hi rol. There is a prospect of ivt-lv tlnifts both in ami out. of thu courts bufofo tho matter is llnnlly acttliiil. BY A WOMAN. Tho Sensational Story Told In tho Kutfkh Court. LosnoN1, Nov. 30. William Oopoland. TCorlase, formerly member of Parliament br the St. A nst ell division of Cornwall and under secretary of the local government boird, was oxRinintd yesterday in the bankruptcy court. His liabilitk'o amount to and liis assets to II n traced n p.irt of his embarraBsment-to his relations his inMtress, DoQuiraK, whtun fl.xed'incnmi! of a month. At tirst tho pavmunta were made willingly, but snb.iuip.iciitly t 10 'Money was extorted from him, tlm worn in ful lowing him to Franco, Spain and finally 10 Wales, where ho was orueil to obt.iiu jiolico peotec-t-ion ngainst. her nnd her male companion. The last was paid-in. Trafalgar Square. She was fit a c.ib whim him, and .slopping Hie calj made him In, go with her to a h.ink and tr t. thu monuy. tiliu accusud him of dc.eds lie had never committed, and on one occasion nt-'-- o'clock in the morning forced her way into his wife's bedroom and told of her relations with Mr. Since time he .said his life had been made a misery j to him. Alt liougl.fr he owed her nothing, she still pretended to have claims against him. At this point the examination was adjourned. The rase is exciting much interest. SUCCESSOR. Take HU'iiiTfhr Elbctlhg An-nthor I'l-otdtint. PAKIB, Nov. After Mm raiding lo-mnrrow of President Grevy'R moss.iKuof resignation, tlm prcsldontfi nf the Sonato and f be Chiunber of Depmk'H will fonn.illy convoke a congress of tlm two chambers at Verfiaillef! on Friday for tlio purposuof a, fiuccessor to M. Grcvy. Tlio of llin Kejnibllcan groups have siunnioiiod a plenarv meeting of tho party nt. Vi-wallli'S mi Friday uiurninctn conf.r ruga n 1 Ing il'lo choice of :i candidate. A moveiiieiit. is spreading among tha members of -the right, to prr.pn.-io Vice Admiral Dompierro 3. Jlornoy, wbo is now a member of the Chamber of Deputies for tho department of Komine, as a candidate tor tho preslduiiey. Mnumim'H Crime. XKNIA, O., Nov. Tills evonins Sara Tlardio, a colored teamster, murdored his wife and probably fatally wounded a couple of men. He ft put. attacked James anotlior teamster, cutting his throat horribly from to oar. His fntlinr-lu-law, .JoJin Fisher, attempted to control him and was cut half a dozen limes, tho jugular vein and windpipe being laid burc. Me fhon cut. his wife's Throat, severing thu windpipe and pinul-ir vein. lift is thought to be crazy an a result of injuries received at. the hands of a lormer husband of his wife. Tin- deed was committed with an ordinary pocket Uuito. York State liar Association. AUIANY, Nov. Tlio committee appointed to malic arrangements for the next annual meeting of tlie Now York State Bar association, to bo held in the Senate- chamber of tlm Albany on January 18 and liif 1S88, met nt tlio rooms of the .association hero to-day, and n very interesting programme of the proceedings was agreed upon. An invitation from Governor Hill to a reception to be given the members of tho association by him at the Executive Mansion on .Ian nary 17 was received. A unanimous resolution, accepting the invitation, was transmitted to his excidlmiey- It was also resnlved, iu vic.w of this invitation, to dispense win tho usual annual association DAVIS Davis ItOKB Jier HHhbaiidV Frleitda to Curry tho Mutter no Fin liter. AVOUSTA, Ga., Kov. SO.- -Some time aincc n. movement was KOI on foot at Ma-con, (ia., to rafrtO by popular subscription, a rfeff Davis fund. The project was heartily approved by tho promt and thu people, and bade fair to bti a great success, iiit, it. has now fallen through. The, following Icttw from Sirs. Duv s broitgbt about the ab.mdonineiit of the project. It is addressed t.o Col. W. II. Ito.ss, Macon, Ga., the chairman of the committee. matter in hand: "If anything could nndnar me tn onr frle.ndfi in Jiacon, it would IM; the solicitude manifested for our welfare, through thn love IWt for my husband; but, my dc.ir sir, let inn nutreat. you to let. us thank you fur the effort, but doprncati! the accomplishment of ir. my daughter and I have received education which would stind instead of money were everything to bo swept away, but I don't. predict tliia, and lhii( blessing uf frendoni and indepeiidenco are dearer to us Mian wealth and oust-, and we should not be com fnrtahic under Ibis monicd o i-lijration to MIOSH who have jjiveu a far pruatpr to my httsbaml :heir he trM. I h-ive. fr ii) c with you, bec.inse, as .says, 'It is yon and ir is I.' 1 hone you will act on my Trafalgar Sqnaro CiifieB. LONDON. Nov. Mr. Gniham, Mflra-hcr of Parliament for tho uorlhwosf. cliria-itnt of Lanarkshire, and Mr. Unins, Jim socialist leador, who were arrestcil during tho riots near Trafalgar Square on Sunday the Utf-h inst. were arraigni-d agriin ro-ilny, and were committed for trial. Tho (iMtCKLid the action of Col. Sir Oliarlus Warren, commissioner of the metropolitan, policu in pi-ncl.iiming tlm meetings in Square, was by common law Tin: of the crown to prohibit such meetings was fully promoted by st.itute. The defendants were admitted to bail. Their trlil was lixi-d for tlio next session oft.be Criminal court. Kcbult of u Uoycoir, BETHLEHEM, Pa., Nov. The boycott, decided upon by the Reading employes on Lchfgh cnal is being enforced. Coal that now comes from the Lchigh Coal and Navigation company's minus is c-irriinl on the .Jersey Central road, and much of ft, passes over the North [VmnyhMiila ro-nl toPhiladithmiii. The hitter company was this morning compelled to refuse tn receive it, owing to crews on that road having declined to take out trains from Itctldcbtm. This action will cause a reduction in the crews in service on the Jersey METAL for a Democratic Caucus. Nov. -A call for a caucus of the Democratic members of tlio HonSf. of llcpresuntatives to meet next S.iturday evening for the. purpose of 11911-inatinvc the olllcers of the House, to he elected next Monday, has been prepared and will be authoritatively published tomorrow. It seems to be generally understood among the Democrats, the that S. S. Cus, of New York, is to be elected permanent chairman of the KvatiKion, ill. During tha proctudingi the fallowing was presented: To lli'V. Dr. .luikins; senrutarv of tlio OXMMI-tivcniinunince (if tlic imrty: At. the laic ennvontion of tlio National "Woman s Tfiimi-rancu uni- n. lield in Na-h-1 ville, Tosni., tin: Inlhm-inK wns t-itmm-ilv pa-i-i'd liv We n'sna. t-fnllv cn'l yonratt'muxm it and iu> l WJWAKD, CMtoi.iM-: Vr-s Can-nil by H Slnmsn Dlspntcl French Tin Monopoly. YORK, Kov. Considerable ex ritement was aroiiswl at tbe Metal cbaiigc to-day by the receipt of the. follou private from Iloston, wher tho headipiarter.sof the Calumet and Heel mines are located: (i-ilmnd m: tei-inl Tcini'cialnif. nicrcasiiic 1 (Shaft 5. am! pmsibly oxtemliip nmtlnvard t C-ihiinci verv .-tiHl tit c damage underground is [imbaMy very preat. Tin: trntisartinns onthoKxchanga to-dav and vest onlay amounted to between (J.OW.OOO jionnds. The greater part of tlii-s wan .iiiitighr. for export. There was little change in the tin market to-d :v. Trices were fairly still', owing to Jbe. intliieiicc- of tlm French syndicate, whicb now controls the market. Tins ruling prices were and but little tin could be had at these Thiioni.st tin nq net. Dnnux, Nov. The Unionist banquet in l.ein.ster Hall thirf evening was a brilliant atl'.iir. Thu Icatilng merchants professional men, and a nuuibor of Catholic. Unionists were -presftiit. Lord Mr. w.iro given iiiKiViiiluti. The toast- to tlm Queen received with cnthu.si.ism, everybody ris-iii" ami ioining in the singing of Ihu na-llnnal antliumand ''Ciod the Prltico of Wales." ajr.iiust. person ilities in imlitics. Jli-solrrtl, '1'liat wiilia srnse of tlio jiiu-ii aeuon, wv, tliu woiticn "f tliirtv-ncvon states and five soitmidv tune upon .ill panics and paijitrs the duly tif that eliaraL-ierizna tlie nthl eall tliein to cnnsifk-i tliu f: tlint Mio of the North :uul Hinith liuvc fliisnod liamls In anil wltieli is Uie tli.il war :ire dead Jiuil Lin-. !.m havti re.it fioisi them imilOiSt as wiHiicn ac.dnsi lli-s mit-laae of fratornitv riMtciati; the crv ol tlm scin-ral, 'I ot us liave Th rf n s ilmion was iiiianinuuihly bv a rising vote bv the nntiinal coiuiniUPC of tlio 1'iohibitimi It goes next to tbe natioufi'. Kunnitllcan American KEW YOIIK, Js'ov. HO. 'J'hc- cuuneil of the American Copyright le.igue. met. this afternoon in 1'e.v. Dr. Crosby's study, Vicu-1'resident Stedman "presiding. It was announced that the net. proceeds ol Uie authors' readings were. or more. .Resolutions were, passed thanking Mr. Lowell and his colleagues for their SIT-vices, and the following resolution waa unanimously adopted: llesolvftl, TlK't we regard tlic nropnsitinn re ecuMv ma >e for a system aa t'n-.viseamlft VTiual sin render of tli o piopo ty riglltti of an b irs; and tlini we ronsiilcr ai unfortunate diversion at the prMftnt (Till rs at llorlin. BERt.ix, Nov. The budget passed its first muling in the Reichstag to-day and ft part, of it was referred back to the committee. Tlui Crown "Prince nnd Princess went 'walking at San Ilenio "to-day, and jyo-cceded until rain began to fall, and com-.pulled them to return to their Topics. WASH ISCTON, third con-fRi-ence. of the tishery negotiators was held at. the Jh-partment of Statts to-day, beginning at ii o'clock and lasting until lato iu the ai'lernnmi. Secretary Whitney has approved tho plans lor this new naval ubst-rvatory pn-.-, bv Architect Uichard Aunt, and bids liircoiislnictingtbo building will bo invited In a few days. Aorttniliit-u Exhibition. MEL-HOIIR.NE, Nov. The American consul hero has applied to thu commission having charge of the arrangements for the exhibition to be held in Melbourne for aminrc feet of space fur American Western L'nloii Iln mind. NKW VOKK, Nov. i'be miin IJitU Ohio Telegraph o fti re was closed at G o'clock to-night, the operators having IKWU norified to that efi'eet. nn November iri. All of thf through wires vex; tnii-tv-rrcd to tbe Western Union buil ling and short- wires will bis truisfenvd Humor. rrof.lilentlia Cmtcitnliit. NKW VOKK, Nov. The Presidential centennial committee which is to arrange tor tlie celebration of tho centennial of t it nriugULMtion of tho first I're.-ident of tin. United Status, held a conference to-da; with members of (lib Chamber of Commen-t and the- Historical nocluty. A plan for UK celebration will bo prujured uoxt Deputy I'olonyi asked ;u to tho truth of the report that vain iblc pictures by H'phael. Dnrcr, Rembrandt and others wuve missing from the Eaterhazy gallery, and tliat antiquities from tlm N. ition.il museum had been replaced with worthless imitations. Herr Trifort minister of art saidhelfi'iieved that thu report not true, but lie p.'oniUud to maku au inquiry. Nov. Tho rcmiMitnr n the Sharp came, Albany this ai'tnruoon. Mr. Coekran will SKltlo tho order making flu: .judgment of the. Court ot Appu.ils the order of the Supreme court and then inakii an application for if you're wise Credit ulausible lies With SOZODONT comparing BOmo cheap article. No dentifrice that's sold Spire of protestations hold Of resemblance has to it tho smallest pai> l-iditor Rnmvooi> CITV, C.U., Kov. S, Smith, thi editor who was shot yes'e day by Dr. L. E. Powell, died to-day. Powol bus liMBti ohiiraiul with   

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