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Atlanta Constitution, The (Newspaper) - June 9, 1890, Atlanta, Georgia COLQUITT STICK. HE REFUSES .4 FLATTERING BUSI- NESS OFFER waica tordij TAKE HIM FROM THE SENATE Who Cannot Kepeat the Ten Republicans Tryiujr to Kill off foraUer. June 8 the -nast throe months I have expected almost SaTlv to learn that Senator Colqiutt would re sien bis senatorial seat He had an offer some time aju from a New "iork company, at a much larger salary than, he now dravis There i were wine conditions, honev er which he d d not hkt niiJ to make a satisfactory arrange- I nient hte necessitated Ins gora? to Isew manj times recently However terurs ind coud tions could not be agreed upon, and nego- i nations nro now off Senator Colqmtt an c-i 1 tl o fact to his intimate fru mis ves- the chances His the senate a few d-iys a o he will now remain, andjm all probaoilitj serio ut I is term The wilarj offered lilui in is said to 000, but there conditions and contracts to be Signed nhch the senator w on1 d not agree to 1'OKVKE.E Tho Ohio balotboi forgery investigation has takm i new and sensational turn Up to time it has bteu the prevailing omni HI thai ei Governor Foraker nho was the real culpnt in the production that infamous jrapcr was 1.0 be whiten ashed by the commit- tet and allouiol to go scot-free But s ich is not to be the. case oraker s po- litical mil Senators Sherman, McKiulov, Buttirworth Grosv oiior and others, have bo ..come frightened by the ov: governor f, rcap- f) pearaiiGO on horseback as chairman of the 6tau> convention and they ivroposo to have him publicly pilloried in order to place him out of tho mr forever It hud boon their belief that Forikt-r after bis disastrous defeat fall, and the damaging investigation ol the ballot box forgerj, would not show his tead above water for a long time and tliev wero disposed to let b> gones be by gones, and practicallj let him off without a public den sure But since the gnernor has been lool- hanlv en mijli to crowd himself forward into tlieiohtiial ireiia as ilia rni 111 of the Ohio stiti... invention where he will be m a posi ti n t> sound the Kej note of the coming an 1 to control the convention for the assage of such resolutions as -we deemed nccissary to secure his full and complete vm they are resolv cd to complete the lulling Inch was begun when the coiigres- probably give way to tbe silver debate, if it shall continue during the week The legislate e appropriation bill be re- ported to the senate early in the week, and benator Wilson, chairman of the committee says he expects to hav e it passed before the vveek is ended Eulogies ov er the late Kepresentative Wil- her, of New York, will be deliveied on Thurs daj, anil Saturday will be dev otsd to "unob jected bills on the calendar In companson vtith the preceding week the business before the house next week will be lacking in general interest bev eral appropri- ation bills are on the ca'eiidar, and it is the intention to dispose of these with expedition in order to avoid embarrassment to tbe pnuuc sen ice by tlie delaved appropriations at the beginning of tlie next fiscal year lomorrow the district committee will have the iioor to brine up matters of locll interest The public buildings committed are making strenuous efforts to secure another special order to rescue the batch of bills hung up on Mr Tuipin's last and effective point ot no quorum Tbcie it special urgency lu lluscaic as the "mudrj ani ropnation bill appropriations for public b Hidings) is to ba reported next week audit is mceburvjthat tl ese dc ajed bills be passed, if lliev are to bo followed by tho appropna 'tions 1 ht, commerce committee has also applied for an evening session dunng the week As jet, none of the-je appphcitions have the it-toution of tho committee on but a tohe held cani in the week when tho evact order of busi less may be de- to mine 1 THIi. IOITK Wlio Held Setts !n the 1'resont House of WISHINCTOV, Juno 8 are four sons members of the house of i epreseiit-.tives, and once in a while the pruenie of so mauj persons with a common family name occasions slight mi'.t ikes in the rccoid of the proceed of the house, more especially as the Wil sons do not all o-ie fialty to the political I artj i.ii instance of this happened yester d ij 111 the vote on tlie siUer bill Wiison, of Mis ouri a democrat n is recorded in the iress iccount giMng the yea and %ote as in of the passage of the bill, AN ANXIOUS COUPLE IKTO A. SEKV1CE8, AND ASK FOR IKSTAKf MARRIAGE. The Angry Father Pursuing the party Only- Two Squares Sensational in the Avondale Church. BIRMINGHAM, Ala June 8 There as a sensational marriage in a church at Avondale, a suburb of this city, this mornS ing Miss gtota. G McCarj, fifteen jears old, went to church with her father and EOKNB OF51 BY HBIt LOVEB At the door she was mot by J W Vander- bilt, her lover, who lifted her into a carriage and they dwn e rapidly to the house of the probate judge in this city, and procured a license Tho girl's father secured a hack and started in pursuit He was close on them at the probite ofhee, but they drove rapidly back CBEATE AIT INTHSHAXIONAX, SALXXOIT. A SON OF EWTOR COWLES The Central Figure of a Scandalous Tragedy fin Ohio Scandal Cul- minates in Canada. _ MOSTEEAI., Quo June 8 afternoon at i o'clock, on one of the principal streets of a tragedy was enacted that has thrown the. city into a paroxysm of excite- ment Saint Catharine street was crowded with pedestrians, as is usual at that hour Suddenly they saw a flash and a puff of smoke, and heard a pistol shot and a woman's scream THE TKAGEDT ENACTED The cab was brought to a standstill and the woman alighted In it were still two men, one with a smoking to the church at Av onilale. with the old man only two blocks behind, the horse going lus revolver m his hand the other unconscious, best pace, and his blood soaking into the the car- In today's interview Cowles insisted that only his wife should be present, but her brother would not consent, and he accompa- nied thorn in the cab for a dnve in the Moun- tain park. Tha interview was in progress when Cowles made a movement as if to draw a revolver, when Halo -anticipated htm, with. the result stated- An orderwas procured from Judge Dugaato the Sisters, instructing them to produce tho child, but they refused The court will issue an official mandamus to mor- row, when a guardian will be appointed Hall will appear in the court to-morrow to answer to the charge against him Much sympathy is felt for him and Mrs Cowles, as it is believed Cowles intended to tall his wife MIGHT HAVE BEEN A PKINCE'S BKIDE, DACK TO THE CHURCH The young couple walked the church aisle in the middle of the sermon e want to get married they exclaimed to tbe astonished minister The minister read the license married the young couple and resumed his sermon just as the angrj father reached the door The unexpected interruption was much on- jojed by the congregation IHPK.D UP KY MASKED MEN" hile _____ investigation of Fornker s complicity he ballot box torgerj was instigated THfc.Y TAKfc. IT A3 A CH assume that Foraker s accept nice of the chairmanship was in the nature of a notice to them that he intended to marshall his forces and make a last desperate tight to determine who should rule the republican pnrtv in Ohio Fo-ikor 01 Sherman Butterworth McKmley Ihey uo not relish a pitched battle the ex governor He controls the machine 13 a strategist and keen manipulator and has nev er been out generated since lie entered pol also-, They therefore prefer to bushwhack luui rather than meet him in the open field This is to be done by having tbe committee re- turn a which will force the republican par m Ohio in order to maintain its self resi the name of Wilson, of Waslnn'ton before that of "Wilson, of Mis- souri, thus reAirsii f the order in which their names are placed oil the roll call THK Al CHUKCH The Presidential Party Touch at Foil Mon- roe for Moral Instruction TOKT MONROE Va June B presi- dent, with Mrs Hainson two children and Mrs Dimmock came ashore at 10 o clock this morning Colonel Frank met them and car nod the president to church The party re turned to the Dispatch and sailed at 5 o'clock for Washington, where thej will arrhe at 110011 tomorrow TOBACCO MAY BE SHORT slay the Goliah Uli this purpose in tew ind un ler instructions of his clients lie ester U> m ide a reply to the aigument of Foraker le ore tho committee which is ab- solutely start! ng in the directness with which it points to fonker is the responsible agent in the i ro met! n of forged pipers He runs a h 3t scent up to the ery feet ol Foraser and then itous short And his conclusion is a direct injui etion to the committee to the honorot political morahtj m tho United States, by at loist returning a Scotch erdict, guilty but not en DID NOT THF TQ-VIM VNDMFNTS There was an incident ou the floor of the house jesterdiv afternoon whch de-veloped HI a most remarkable degree the sent tural ignorance of our great sti csmeu Mr Candler of Gecrgia, bet Mr Grimes of Geoigia that he conld not select a member of the house who could repeat the ten co nminenients The bet w as quicklv taken Mr Grimes turned and glanced around the Jiousi to sec w horn he w ould select His eye at the hrst g nice fell upon Kepri-sontatne Wil son of and siUcrtonged Breckciiri ot Kentucky the two grcitest orators of the hotse Ihej were chatting together and Wr Gi mes said Ciiidkr I will take either Wilson or Breck enn Ige just as well pay tho S10 DOW JSot yet Let us try them replied Mr Canil'er Tic tno Georgians went over and the bet was explained to the Kentuckim and Weot "Virginian "Do you mean to repeat tjiein verbatim, Wilson "i os responded the Georg'nns in chorus Tl eu I will grveit said'Wilson Anil so w ill I chimed in Breckeundge Then they all laughed and a number of other members came up All were given a trial a id not one single member then on the floor could repeat the commandments In the presence of a dozen witnesses Mr Candlcr said he would double the bet, but theie weie no more takers However Mr Wilson retaliated upon Mr Candler for show ing up the congres- Because the Plant Is Going to Seed in Carolina RALEIGH, N C June generil reports as to the tobacco crop aie erv favorable but m Nashville, Wilson and Hah fax counties the crop is in a precarious coiidi tion. The danger is thit the plant Trail go to seed, which, of course, destroys the crop All tobacco is endangered, and no one seema to know a remedy There are several theories regarding the causes One is that the earlj plants become hardened in the seed beds and Avhcn transplanted in the fields highlv fertil 1, the tendency is to shoot up too rapidly To remedj the grower would only to start Ins seed beds later One planter running to seed can be prevented by coiitmu ous w orkmg The condition confronting planters is a iievr and novel one and experi meats aro in order The Other Crop Probabilities. BALEIGH, N C June 8 w oekly weather crop bulletin of the North Carolina "Experiment station and state weather ice for the week ending hvt night says thit the weather has been quite warm and during the week The maximum temperature reached degrees on several days at many places and 92 at Kaleigh The amount of sunshine was above the average Although very dry the excessive rim of the preceding week any material damage being done, except perhaps, in the extreme north eastern portion ol the state where ram is es peciilly needed Copious sliowers fell 011 Friday wheat and haying. Who are Outwitted by the Express Mes- senger. ST PAUI June Northern PaciOc eastbound passenger tram which here tonight, wis roboed by masked men neir New balem North Dakota, last night Five miles eist of "New Salem ind twentj miles west of Mindin the engineer and foreman were snr prised by two masked men climbing over the tender and ordering the tram stopped at the end of big revolvers The summons was obejed Espiess messenger Angovine, hearing the shots fired forward and suspecting some hid 000111 money from the safe, locked tho small safe and put out the lights and ran back to Now Salem The moil car w as first tackled bj the robbers Only one mall agent was 111 the car and he obeyed the orders by turning or the mail mitter A number of registered letters were rined, and thou the tw o robbers turned their attention to tho express car This they found de serted much to their chagnn, and' mistaking the fireman for the ex- press messenger ordered him at the point He protested that 'd nnally satisfied Then the train backed to New Salem and dually came oil east The express messenger remained incognito, and got on tho train as it left New Salem The p issengors were not touched One put his head out of the window dnrng the delay but was told to get hts.head back and a bullet w hi77ed past his head as a reminder that or- ders had better be obejed A posse of men tho sheriff, mounted and armed, left of pistols to open the safes He p he knew about it, and mi nage The wounded man was Eugene H Cowles, of Cleveland, O, son of Edwin Cowles, late editor of the Jaeader His assail- ant was E C Hale, of the same city, and the woman w as Cowles's wife After a few hurried words. Hale ordered the cabman to drive to the general hospital The lady re-enternd tlie carriage, which started for the hospital, a distance of half a mile A bystander had telephoned for an ambulance, and it met the party, but its services were not required On arnvang at the hospital TUB WOUNDS WEEK EXA5MKED Dr supenntendent.had the wounded men conveyed to a private ward, where Dr Fenwick, one of the attending phy- sicians, was called There was a close exami nation, a hurried consultation, and the result was announced to the eager crowd There was no immediate danger The ball had entered the right side of the neck, and, after piercing the right jaw bone, emerged through the cheek on the opposite side When it became known that there w as no immediate danger, inquiry into the facts of the case was begun The party, with Sergeant Foye, who haa accompanied them from St Catharine street, proceeded to the central police-station Sergeant Watson was on duty, and received them THB STOBTf TOLD Mr Hale briefly stated the story of the shooting and gave himself up on the charge of shooting with intent to kill He took a brief leave of his friends and was then shown to the cell he was to occupy There were now on tbe scene Mrs Cowles, Mrs Bolton, her sister- m law, Judge J B Ingersoll, of Cleveland, as Mrs Cowles's legal advisor, and Mr D McGibbon Queen's counsel, of Montreal Cowles was visiting his mothermCleveland, as had been his custom His little daughter, TttJE VICTJSI OF CRIME WAS DEAD. A LIFE SENTENCE FOR ARSON. A. Negro Convicted-of Arson For the of a Store, While the Owner Was tbe ECeal Culprit. But She Was Not Willing to Pay the Price foe a Kroten-Uown NEW YOKE, June 8 Gwendoline Caldwell, the wealthy young Baltimore girl who might now he the wife of Prince Murat, of Paris, had she been will- ing to part with a goodly share of her wealth for the doubtful, arrived here today on La Bretagne. With her was her younger sister, Ziena, who, within the next two weeks, will be mar- ried in Washington to the Baron von Zedwitz, the German minister to the republic of Mexico Mra T Donnelly, of Baltimore, an aunt of the young ladies, waa also with them A.t the wharf the party was met by Eugene Kelly, the wealthy banker of this city, who is a trustee of the Catholic university at Washing- ton, w hich the young ladies' munificence has done so much for They were driven to Fif thAvenne hotel.where twenty-seven trunks, containing the trousseau of the younger sister, were also taken, and there they will stay for a few days before go- ing on to The marriage will take place m the Catho- lic Unn ersity chapel, which waa erected by Miss Lena, and will be very quiet Tho couple will go to-Mexico to live, and it is said that Miss Gwendoline will gojwith them and live there She was very ill in Rome last winter with an attack of typhoid fever, but after a five-week's siege, pulled through SAAI JONES IX CODCSIBIA, S C June 8 al Eight years ago Robin Shields, a negro, connoted in Manon county of tbe cnme of arson, and was sentenced to piss the remai or- der of his life at hard labor in the penitentiary. He has been serving his sentence, but his constitution was unable to stand the imprison- ment He contracted consumption, and fur weeks oast has been failing daily EVICKT.CE OF Yesterday the board of directors of the peni- tentiary held a meeting, during which proof wassubtnitted that Shields was innocent Shields had been employed in a store, was burned The clerk believed the negro to be guilty, and he was com icted on circum- stantial evidence He always denied his guilt, THE REAL CULPRIT Now the clerk comes forward and says thatt he is convinced that Robin Shields is innocent, and that the store was burned by its owner fof the insurance money The clerk was very anxious that a pardon should be granted and the board of directors immediately petitioned the governor to set at liberty the wrongfully imprisoned man Shields received the infor- mation last evening with joy He begged that he should he released this morning and tlia governor promised he should THE VICTIM IS DEAD While at his office about to sign the pardon, the governor was informed that Shields waa dead His vindication had come too late to save his life He is another victim of "cir- cumstantial evidence GOSSIP FROM GKKMANY. Mandaii early this morning on a special train for the scene of the daring robbery The rob ber-, compelled Engineei Kilmortiu the door of the postal car Onlj four masked men were seen at any one tune, and suspicions are nfe that only two were engaged in the woik During the con Urn ersj in the mail car tho mask fell from the face of one man, reported to be of medium height and build, light hair and with several day 1 growth of light beard The district around New Salem is peopled by quiet, law abiding settlors It is presumed to be the work of people unknown in that pan, ot the country who was stopping permitted with to her mother, visit her lather at his mother's house He her in Charge, and wefft to thfrstation, accompanied by hia sister, but he escaped from her, and at once took the tram This train ran only to Conneaut There he got horses, and drove twenty-eight miles to Girard, Pa to be out of the state From tnere he took the train to Buffalo, and was next located at Willard A ma- inrhcate progressing rapidly jonty of the reports short crop of wheat and not of good quality Tho general crop outlook continues to be un- usually promising Reports from the eastern districts show that therunfall was deficient, and the temperature and the amonnt of sun shine w as in excess during tlie week A cloud burbt occurred at county from i to 5 p m on June 4 Kam fell to a depth of 4 43 niches Hail and high wind, ac- companied the thunder squall Corn and cotton are much better than usual at this time jear Beports from the central districts saj it was verv warm during the w eek, with abundant suushine and but little ram, except show era on Friday Haying and harvesting wheat aie in progress The crop isnot up to the average Kopoit-sfrom the western districts say that in a few counties the w heat croo is reported up to the average Corn and cotton are growing rapidly, and gen erally in fine condition________ MOVtBIENT OF COTTON. T VKIKO IN THE SMUGGLERS. The Officers Say That TUey Are After Some Blgr Fish. NEW YORK, June 8 a result of Special Treisurj Agent Wilbur s woik five men now languish in Ijiullow street ]ail and two more are out on bail on the charge of smuggling Those in jail arc John Hart, John Hughes and John Baker, petty officers on the Inman steamer City of New York, John Lathin, barkeeper John Merdock, the ship's storekeeper of the Inman liner, the City of Chicago Those out oil bail are Edward Baxter, dock clerk, and John Ford, chief cooper Both are emplojcd by the Iiiman line at Jersey City Lathm and Merdock arrested at an earl> hour this momingon board the "City of Chicago' by Inspector Husoj and Bntton of Agent Wilbur s staff The speuhc charges against Lathin and Mer dock are that on May last they brought into Jersey City a lot of ready made clothing 111 bags in which they evaded the dutj The arrest would bave been made then, but the vessel sailed before the matter could be brought home to the pair Lathin was arrested in 18S5 for a like off ense Hart Hughes and Baker, who were taRon fiom the City ol New York, are said to be w ealthy erpool citizens, who e made comfortable fortunes by just such practices as that for which they are now under arrest Inspector Bntton expects to have ten or a dozen more offenders undei arrest soon 'I am after big game now he said today "the men who did the smuggling but the receivers are those w e are after and the public will be greatly surprised when they learn who and how many are concerned in tbe hotel. Saint Catherine There he waa met by Sheriff Sawj er, who had a lo ig interview with him lasting nearly a day Thursday Cowles took a boat for Toronto, about four hours sail He had previously said that he was willing to have an interview with his wife, but would talk with no one else His object w as to obtain an addi- tional allowance CUT OFF WITH AN ALLOWANCE Four raonhta ago, on the death of his father, he was cut off with an allowance of 500 He Speaks to a Congregation of Ten Thou- sand People. RICHMOND, Va June Sam Jones, the Georgia evangelist, commenced a aeries of meetings here today, to be continued three times daily until the 20th At the iiiat meetings today Mr Jones had audiences of probably nine or ten thousand each On tbe stage were many ministers of the city, including nearlv all the Methodist pastors In his closing remarks tonight Mr Jones said that if the people of the two great sections of the country would shake hands, there would be peace, and nothing left for the leading sectional disturbers to do The negro question, Mr Jones said, would never be settled in politics The way to accomplish it was for the people to treat the colored people differently, and for the latter to beluue them selves properly, and not let scalar ags control them The evangelist's two owdionces today word composed of the best people of the city. -------------o-------------- STABBED TO THK HEART this he had been Nejrro Boys Conclude to Kemove tlio Koce Problem. GKEBWVILI.B, S C June 8 Two negro boys, named Jim "Watkins and France Holloway, while returning from church, near Beltoua, on Tuesday Diglit last, become involved in a difficulty, and Holloway stabbed Watkins in the breast, near the heart, killing him instantly Holloway received a stab in the neck which is thought to be fatal No cause can be learned for the affray as they were alone at the time and the survivor is in such a condition that he cannot speak THE WOMAN WAS JEAIXWS Social and Political Movements of Promi- nent People. BERLIN, June 8 von Caprivi attended a grand mi htary b in q ue t lasfl night Many generals and a few civilians were present The chancellor was given a cordial greeting Mr Phelps, American minister was among the guests was seated next to the chancellor The crown prince of Italy will arrive hero Monday During his visit "he will attend re- views of troops and be present at gala dmncra and state concerts He will attend the cere- mony of laying tbe foundation stone of fiho church to be erected to the memory of the lato Empress Augusta The accoucning of the duchess of Spirta, sister of Emperor William, is expected to take place in July If the child is a son the king of Greece will abdicate in favor of the duke> of Sparta Bmpieas Frederick will go Athens after the event The baptism of tho daughter of Prtnce Frederick Leopold took pHce at Potsdam Wednesday The new court breeches, buckled shoes and silk was universally worn Princo Henry of Nassau, has professed, bis. conversion, to the Catholic faith in the Cathe- dral at Pntzlar The Old Carbolics' tenth congress will meet at Cologne in September The Socialist Jamsewsfci, who was an ponent of Professor Yirchow at the last e'ec- tion, has been expelled from Berlin He an intimate fnend of Meudelssohn, who vas recently arrested in Paris, and was sentenced ATTACKEO Keport of the New Orleans Cotton Exchange A Comparative Statement, NKW ORLEANS, June New Orleans cotton exchange issued a statement yesterday, embracing forty w eeks of the season, from Sep- tember 1st to June Oth, inclusive, this and last showing that 110 bales of the ciop of 188M CO have come into sight at the ports, siona' anytl: ,1 ignorance by stating that if he repeated __., -inijg from the Bible, Candler wouldn't know whether he was quoting the command- ments or not At this there "was a hearty laugh and the various members adjourned each m 6earch of a Bible E W B Toiu -WEEK: ns Public Interest Transferred from tlie House to the Senate, WASHIISGTON, June interest that centered in the proceedings of the house last week ill bo transferred, this week to the sen- ate The of the question will be resumed tomorrow, the bill that was passed by the house Saturday being substituted for the pending measure on the senate calendar This facilitate the disposition of the matter It is ed the vote on the bill will be reached beloie the end of the week It is also believed that the bill, as it shall pass the sen- ate, will provide for the purchase of four and a half million ounces of silver monthly, cer- tificates to be issued in payment thereof to be legal tender for all debts, and to be redeema- ble in lawful money. Senator Vest has gtven notice that lie will ask, some day this take ut> the Inlls on the calendar in. regard to the transporta- the amount brought into sight was 6 809 731 bales, or, say 15 per cent of tbe entire crop The statement show s that there were brought into sight after June 6th last season 128 558 It indicates that the supply for this season, bales, been taken by American and tanada mills, includ- ing south of the Potomac, and 013 bales have been exported to foreign ports Up to this time last year, American mills, north and south, had taken bales, and foreign exports were Italso. showS that northern mill-takings and Canada overland are bales ahead of the corresponding forty weeks of last year, and-that the excess in foreign ex- ports for the season is bales. During the past week the stock at American ports and twenty leading interior markets has de- creased bales against a decrease during the same period of last year of bales, and is now bales less than it was at this time last year _______ The Doss Were PHTLADrxpHiA, June 8 Sixtj -four hounds, valued at the property of the Bandon fox hunting ciub, have been destroyed by poison on account of the prevalence of rabies among them. One of the dogs strayed away and became in- oculated with the disease He was killed as soon as it was discovered, but the precaution was Seen loo late In spite of every care Being taken, the disease spread untflyn .June 1st, six doS showeddeciuea aynrotonsana itwaBJhen deadedupontodesttoytteenUre kemieltogefr rid of ttoe disease The dogs wereaHiront im- The Northern ChevemieB Give an Example ot Indian Warfare. MILKS CITY Mont June S Car son, a settler on the Border Tongue river res- ervation, arrived hero with a detailed story of attempted wholesale killing by a band of northern Cheyenncs One night a short time since, about twenty savages stole from the ranch of James S Ferguson, or pounds ol were carrying it away when they were discovered by one of Ferguson s cowboys, who gave the alarm Ranchman Ferguson and about forty of lus men gave. chase, and recovered the meaK- Three or loar days later Ferguson and six of lus men left the ranch with a couple of teams and did not re- turn until late in the night The Indians watched their movements, armed themselves, hid among the trees along the roadside, and as the men passed, opened fire upon them with deadly effect Ferguson, who came here from New Hampshire and was the largest stock-grower m the valley, was shot through tlie left lung and heart and died almost instantly One man was shot m the groin and died next day, and two others re- ceived serious wounds The Indians have since been thoroughly armed, and the settlers have become so alarmed that many liave abandoned then homes and ran away It w learned from Fort Keogh that two companies at Tongue Kiver agency and Rosebud ore considered sufficient to cope with the redskins, and ncf more troops will be ordered out for the present Robbed a Stage LAF.EDO, June 8 stage running between Laredo and Quererro, Mexico, which left the former city "Wednesday with Mexican mail and two passengers, was held up bj Mexican bandits twenty miles down the Bio Grande. One passenger was robbed of S700 Three Rescued Men. FOET MONBOB, "Va June 8 revenue arrived fhis morning with B. Hunt, C V. Mixlerand "H from, tbasloop. Cygnet, Previous to living at a rapid and made two visits to Europe in company with a woman of ques- tionable character, named Clara Lieneschloss She is known under aliases of King and Wil- son and is at present stopping at the Willard hotel St Catherine, having come there from Buffalo On Monday last application was made for a divorce by Mrs Cowles, on the ground ol adultery Cowles admitted hii guilt to the sheriff naming the persons and places, but he afhrmed that his wife Tiad condoned the of- fense Mrs Cowles has in her possession a letter in which he promised to mend his ways and be faithful in future On Thursday, at 7 50, Cowles left for Montreal THE PUBSOING PARTY The pursuing party, composed of Mrs Cowles, Mrs Bolton, Judge Ingersoll, C C Halo and ofhcers, reached Toronto the same morning A consultation by Cow les with his Toronto attornej s, McCarthy, Osier and Creelrnan, led to an interview hems arranged here The party reached here this morning, and stopped at the Windsor hotel Cowles gleft the Wilson, and had gone to the St Lawrence hall, where he registered as Mr Windsor and child, and had breakfast After breakfost he took the child to L'Academic daSSacre Cceur, a com ent under charge of Les Soeur de la Province, and gave instruct.ons that she was not to be given up without a written order from him He then returned to the ho- tel without the child, ready for the interview with his wife The child, Florence, ia nine years old, and of remarkable" beauty THB BHGINNOiO OF THE STORY. Ten years ago Cowles was married to Miss Alice Hall, daughter of E. B. Hall, banker, Cleveland For e years all went well, when Cowles began to absent himself from home, alleging that business called him to Lockport, New York Instead of this, he nsed to go to the Iroquois house, where the woman Clara Lieneschloss, as she was known, was stopping On one occasion, when in Europe, Cowles cabled his wife to come to his aid, say- ing- that he was sick. She did go, accompanied And Stood With a Shot-Can at the Door of a Burning Building. NASKVIDLE Tenn June 8 some time Mrs Dyer, living near Pulaski, has been jealous of her husband's supposed atten tions to another woman Yesterday morning she thought they were in the barn and set fiie to the building She stood at the door with a doub'e barreled shotgun to their escape They were not in the barn, however, and when Mr Djer's friends ar on the scene they were prevented from approaching the burning barn by Mrs Dyer Tho building was entirely destroyed, with its contents The loss is nearly one thousand dol- lars A neighbor's thresher, valued at was burned xho along with him at Posen An American citizen, named Jones was arrested here on tho charge of tw dents, who accused him of uttering tn i IL- able words m a beer house ha-) been hhei 29th having left San 1 nnciaco oo the 2Ist The Charles ton anchored in the al row saluted he Ha Sf United Stated Consul General Swerance visited the cruiser and Rear Admiral Brown and stau Called on Imited btates Minister Tne cruiser waa an of much interest to tbe people on tbe island and by her child, hut he no recovered than he left her returned with a strange woman to America, and registered in a hotel in theCatskill moun- tains as man and wife OIL another occasion he lived with her m San Francisco, alleging that she was his widowed sister, and occupying adjoining rooms THE OIO> BIAJT SUSPICIOUS The father of Cowles, during this absence of his son became suspicions of him, and call- ing on his questioned her whether she had had, aay trouble with her husband Beceiving a reply in the nega- tive, he told her that if at any time any trouble should arise, she was at once to com- municate the fact to him, Because lie believed he bad more control over his son than anybody Last October she discovered what BOO be- lieved to be bastreacheryv_aad caSledon lather, Newfoundlanders Kef use to Pay Duty HALIFAX, June 8 Messrs Ficfeford and agents of the steamer Harlawa, today received a telegram from Captain S arqunar stating that he had arrived at Bay St George, Newfoundland, and that toff customs authorities had refused to allow him to land his cargo for that place The reason given -was that the people refused to pay any customs duties on goods coming into the country The Harlawa had to proceed on her voyace without having landed any f reielit for the BaySt George people The steamer left here last Tuesday on her regular trip to Cane Bnton and Newfoundland ports. Tbe First Deleoates Elected. JACKSO-., MJSS Jane 8 [Special Simp- son county eteete the first delegates to the democratic nominating convention inthis, the seventh congressional distnct. Hou E Barksdale secured the delegates by a large maionty over Hooker, present incumbent, the vote standing Barksdale, 119, Dodds, 60, Hooker 20. The Anchor Line Steamer, City of Come, Rons in Great Danger. LONDON, Juno 8 anchor line steamer. City of Rome Captain Young, from New York, May 31, arrived at Qneenstown at 10 o'clock this morning Tlie vessel had a narrow escape from truction at Fastnet She made land in a fog at 4 o'clock this morning She was going slowly, and was taking sounding when not- withstanding the care exercised, bhe struck Fastnet rock, about three miles seaward off Crook Haven The bftw on her forefoot got on the rock, and but for the promptitude dis- played in reversing the engines great fatality would been recorded The passengers who were interviewed say the steamer trembled all over when she struck the rock For a time there was intojise alarm on board, the den.sit> of the fog adding to the ominous character of the situation The pas- sengers wore finally quieted by repeated as- surances of tho commander and other oftcets of the steamer that not the slightest danger existed The full extent of the damage haa not been ascertained Her stem is broken at the peak and she shipped a large volume of water forward The steamer started for Liver- pool at 11 o'c'ock, proceeding at half speed T11K JCBI1.EE Be misread Via Order. VAM.ET, s.. June 8 Three freight trains on the Illinois Central railroad were badly wrecked yesterday at Spnngdale, cansmg great damage to the road, oat no loss Me The accident was caused by Conductor Baffin, of the rearnortti-bonnd train, misread- Lord Ripon SHeods a Delegation WhlcZl on Him. LOB.DOI-. June 8 liioon todiy pre- sented to Cardinal Manning, on behalf of the congregation of the pro-cathedral ga check for pounds and an illuminated address on the occasion of his silver jubilee Lord Ripon accompanied by a large deputation, which; included Judges Mattijew and Stonor, "Wil- ham O'Brien, the Duchess of New Castle and many clergymen The {cardinal, in returning his thanks, said he w ould devote the money to completing the cathedral and clearing it of debt._______________ Tbe Paris Summer Meeting. FABIS, June 8 Autetul's summer meeting today the principal attraction was grand steeplechase Pans worth nearly 000 The distance was about four miles one furlong tiire second, third The of SSanlE Bnrslars. IU Jane 8 Burglars blew bank Bi.oosaNGTQ's, HI June a oievr open the sale m Brown's bank, at Chatsworth, at2 o'clock this morning. Tfaebtuidmircatijbt firB and seventeen store buildings, comprising the main block, were burned A fireman named Pratliec was badly hart contomed Collided etthe Tunnel. June A spec'al received herd tonight states a collision mjles east of tbe natural tunnel, on the South Atlantic and Ohio railroad, between a passenger nuied train and a construction tram- Both engines wera smashed, Tlie injured are Jen Fnce, commer- cSl a-OTt. Bristol, Tenn injured internally, wi'-l probably die, Charles Carpenter, engineer, leg broken, Frank Surface, LynchDurz, nose and otherwise injured, Ji H Beachboard. Milton Totten, Joseph F Morris, construction hands, in- ternally tojqced- THE SPOKTESGWOBUD. Sesult of Baseball Games Tho Tha Prohibition Candidates CHATTASOOOA, Tenn., June 8 [Special J Tbe Hamilton- county pronibiiion convention nominated f1 Henderson for Jackson for trustee, D. M. COOK clerk- Besolntiona were passed, AtSt St-IxralB 4, base hits 1! errors 0 ToJeaosTuase hits 0, errors 0 Batteriw- Ramsey.HunganandEarle, Coshman and <3 S 10, base hits. H.Jerrore and Kyan, Oastngbt and base tatsT, errors ,3. errors a Baracries-CalU- Esper and Eobinson. base hits 12, 4. SPAPLRl WSPAPfcRI ;