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Salem Daily News, The (Newspaper) - August 7, 1890, Salem, Ohio THE SALEM DAILY NEWS. OL. II. NO. 185. SALEM. OHIO, THURSDAY AUGUST 7. 1890. TWO CENTS. Pays the Death v at Auburn, N. Y. Sight Presented to the Wit- >gses of the Tragedy. nt Twice Im VTM e of the y Y., Aug. a short painless so far as the world soul of Williatc was separated from his body Wednesday morning. A ed to the head of a man bound n chair, a lover quickly swung c- arc of a se-ni-circlc, a quick -i, a sudden revival of muscu- another turn of the lever, a room filled with sickening id twenty-seven witnesses 01 Leclriciile in history knew that i of Tillie Ziegler had been n 1-iw and the crime of Will- nlc-r expiated so far as human Id force its expiation, the door at the right of theex- liiir loading toward the execu- oncned and Warden Durston in'the doorway. Behind hiui httle man, full-bearded. Tins iiim Koramler. Behind him Dr. Iloughton and Chaplin crnrrler wns by far the coolest p party ?r sat down in the electric niptly as though he was sit- ting down to dinner. Warden D u r s t o n stood on the right and George Vieling on the left- They began immediately to adjust the straps round KemtnleT's :-'Wbody, the condemned an holding up his arrus so as to give hem every assist- mce. When the traps had been ad- 'justed about the body the arms were fast- oned down and then en leaned over and parted 's feet, so as to bring his legs While the straps were ang-ed Kemmler said to the id his assistants: "Take your >n't be in a hurry. Be suro th'ng is all right." Yielinff unfastened the thumb hich held the figure 4 at the 10 chair in place and began to so tbat the rubber cup which saturated sponge pi-essed he top of Kemrule.r's head. cup had been adjusted and in place, Kemmler said: l'O, ter press that down further I ress that down So the head 3 undamped and pressed fur- i. Warden Durston took tie larness which was to be ad- Keramler's head. It was a mux- oad leather straps which went forehead and the chin of the 10 chair. The top strap pressed ainst Kemmler's nose until it U over his face. said Durston, and then e." Ho stepped to tho door to some one in tho next room: iiing is In almost im- responsc the electric current ed on. Thero was a sudden >n of the frame in Tho chair. A ntovor it from head to foot. :hing that the muscles of the 'rwcnt gave it for a moment an m of pain, 'but no cry escaped lips -which were free to move 0 sound came forth to suggest sdousness lasted more than a )f a second. fly remained in this rigid posi- seventeen seconds. The wit- me hurriedly forward and sur- tho chair. There was no move- iho body beyond the first con- Dr. McDonald held a stop- his hand and as the seconds 30 noted their passage. Dr. Co looked at the watch and as 1 secotijd expired "he criod out: Tho warden turned to the and called out: "Stop" to the 10 leTer. A quick movement m and the electric current was There was a. relaxation >dy in the chair. "He's Spitzka. There was no ques- IP mind of any one but that the -izht object, before them was Kh was bending over the body, it the exnosed skin. Suddenly out: "Dr. McDonald, see that Snitz.ka and McDonald ben; I looked when? Dr. Balch was at a little red spot on the band on the right arm of the index Snsjcr of the hand had p.r'-cward as the muscles con- M.'. had sor-vpn.i a small bole in f.' the of ih? thumb on the hand. was othing in this alone, but what, t-h" rapture was drop- the current, on ln- Tv.s man Is dead." cried Warden Ihsraton sprang to ir.d criod: "Turn on the tbe current cou'rd not be "i. .he to atop had hai the h ravi the to tbe engineer "i" dyr.a-r.o. The draamo was t a standstill and the volt meter an inperceptible car- he operator sprang to the bat- rave a signal. There was "espouse, it was not quick to ticipate the signs of -what iav not have been reviving con- ss. sp-onp of horror-stricken wit- ood helplessly by. aH eyes fixed hair, Xetnmler'3 lifw befaa to tie and in a nvcTnent more chest moved and from his mouth came a heavy sound, quickening and increasing with every respiration it was. The wheezing sound, half groan, which forced itself past the tightly closed lips sounded through ihe still chamber with ghastly distinctness. Some of the witnesses turned away from the sight. There were but seventy-three in the interval which elapsed between the momor.t when tho sound issued from Kemraler's lias until the response to the signal canio from tho dynamo room. The dynamo was run up to Its highest speed and again and again tho fuil cur- rent of volte was sent through the body in the chair. It was kept in action four and a half minutes. Suddenly there arose from the body a white vapor bearing with it a pungent and sicken- ing odor. The body was burning Again there were cries to stop the current, and i i The Chicago Conclave is appolutment. THEY CAJin? AGUEE. evl DtlfervnoM Opinion Between HarrUon mad Mr. oa the Behrlnc Advance Rates at the Last Moment, Causing Many Breth- _ ren to Stay at Home. Competitive Drills by Mllltaat and an FUborate rjroteotinle oil the Lake 1'ronl. Oiiir.voo. Autr. proceedings of tbe third day of tho grand encampment Df Odd Fello-AS were opened Wednesday morninjr with the exemplification erf the Ttehokah decree by Naomi lodije, of Co- lumbus, O.. and Flora lodire. of Chicago. lu the competitive drill on tho lake again the ward n sprant'to the door and j front in the afternoon, the following gave the order to his Tho i cantons participated: Class A, prizes S3.100, divided: Canton Logansport, Canton Excelsior, Chicago: Canton Frank, Gerruantown, current stopped and acain there was relaxation of the body. Xo doubt this time the current had done its work. Dr. Foil turned and said: there O.; Canton Wichita. Wichita, Kan.; Can- is no doubt about ono thing. The man ton Atkins, Paducih. Kv. Class R, divided: Canton never suffered an iota of pain.'" It is said that B. Irish, of Al- bany. X. Y., palled the lever which closed the circuit through Kemmler's body, lie was one of the three persons in the room adjoining the execution cell. The other two were electrician Davis and one of the prison keepers. It is understood that the voltisje was be- tween and on the first shock, and that it ran up to 2.000on the second. After the execution the doctors held an autopsy. The body of tho dead man still 3at in the eleoti-ic cbuir, the limbs rigid, the expression of th? face (but for tho discolorationa of the akin) un- changed. The rig r of the body was a matter of comment and surprise among tho physicians. The jaw had not fallen and tbe pleasant exuression with which Kemmlcv had tho witne-TS ;is he entered the execution room still lin- gered about the features. Tho examination of the brain showed that it w.ib hardened din-otly under the spot where the electric current had come in contact with tho skull and that tho blood at that spot was hardened, showing that the current hud had action direct on tho brain. The follow in? i> nn editorial which Dr. George F. Shrady, editor of the Medical Uncord, of New York, tele- graphed last that journal: "The lengthened of regard- ing tho efficiency of electricity as a means of executing criminals has been finally terminated in tho legal killing of Kemmler. As was reasonably antic- ipated death was instantaneous and so far as can be judged the unfortunate subject of tho experiment died without pain. The spectacle presented was, however, by no moans edifying to such as hope for improvements of the old methods. we allow that electricity has been a success as far as the killing is concerned, wo must admit that we have gained little if anything over the ordinary method of execution by hang- ing. The preliminaries of electro-than- isia are far from pleasant to contem- plate. Alongside of those for hanging are pretentiously horrible. There .s something more than weird in tho preparation of the machine, tho delib- erate fixation of the villain, tho adjust- aient of tho electrode the thousand leaths in contemplating one, which moro than offsets the quivk though iamnable 'taking olf.' The horrors, though hidden, are nevertheless felt. There is something else to be thought of than the mere quickness of death. While the latter might have been tri- umphantly done, the agony of the crimi- nal during the preparations must be terrible as compared with that of hang- ing." "Tho experience in ibeKemrnlercase, in spito of all tho precautions taken, have shown many difficulties in tbe way of a general adoption of the method. It is far from simple in its application. It requires elaborate and careful prepara- tions: it multiplies machinery, which, without expert manipulation, is liable to fail in its working and bring aboul disastrous results; it may bo a source of Lucerne. Lynn, Mass.: Canton Arapa- hoe, Denver. Col. Class C, prize 32.903- Canton Chicago, Chicaeo. Class D, prizes Canton Van Wert. Van Wort. O.: Canton Lincoln's Homo. Soringfteld. 111.; Canton T. Kizer, Winchester, Ind., Canton Thomp- son, Sullivan, Ind. The awards in these drills will not be made public until to-nipht. After a full dress parade on the drill grounds and an exhibition drill by the Chicago Zou- aves there was a recess in tho pro- gramme. Last iiicht about S 000 people gath-. ered on tho lake front to witness the conferring of tho degree of chivalry and the display of fireworks There wore a number of patriarchs candidates for the degree, as well as one civilian. May- or The were conferred by four younir ladies of Paducah, Kv. They were artirM in white with black velvet embroidered capes, faced with scarlet silk. The first lady fastened the golden spurs to tho Ije-ilsof the can- didate's bjoK tho "oeond presented the chovaliei's sword, tho third the steel gauntlet, and the fourth a silken glove. The badgn was thon placed by a little girl on the breasts of the newly made chevaHcrs. TliP display of fireworks was In -ixtnfln divisions, and is claimed o have bean t'.ie most elaborate ever iven in tho country. The headquarters were de- .iged yosterday with dispatches from a-ntons that had been expected, hat they had been held up by tho rail- oads and would not coma at all. Espo- ially was this the case with the Pacific oast delegations and those due from N'ew York. Indiana, Ohio and Canada, n every instance the patriarchs found, upon the eve of starting, that tho ratos had been advanced several dollars above hcso at first quoted them. As a result .he cantonment, so far as numbers are joncorned, is a At sevon first hotels there ivoro registered but'.ISO Old In ad- dition nearly 100 are camped at the Sixth Armory' and quite a number arc scattered about the city. But by far tho greater arc at tho soven lotols alluded to. and estimate can he arrived at as to the number of people ivho aro hero in attendance upon the cantonment. A few cantons will get in in time for navade to day. bat hardly a thousand people will he hero in addition to those who have already arrived. A ENCOUNTER. danger to tho executioners and specta- tors; it increases the e.tpenso of exe- cutions: but worse than s.11 in the noc essary preparation of the victim there is crowded upon him in A few seconds an amount of horror an-1 suspense which holds no comparison with any forms of rapid demolition, save those o bfing thrust into tho muzzle of a loaded cannon or tied to a dynamite bomb." Court, Two O.. Ane. the Governor interferes J'.rocky Smith must bang on the 20th inst-, Judzes Minshall and Williams, of the Supreme having refused to allow tho motion leave to file a petition in error to the Circuit Court. His will anpoai to tho Board of for s- commuta- tion of sentence. i IXmocratio in Iowa. CKT> la.. A-.r 7.-Tho Dc-m- ocratic State convention nom- inated to ft fotlowl-z v-Tretary of Stale. -vViiiiaTr. II. ditor. a Wj-lia-n L. White: Attorney H. Mackev: of tho Supreme p. B. Wolfe. Cierk of the _ _ Court. E. J. Sank-y: Hallway ComnsU- j sioner. Peter A. Doy. Over of to it Fllfht In Which Two Mfn Were Killed Othem Hrtrtly XVotimlrrl. OI.EXWOOD Srmxws, Col., Aug. The particulars of a bloody and fatal en- counter growing out of a dispute over the ownership of certain lands in Gun- nison County have just been received. Tbe disputants were named Thomas Welch and Alexander Lavelle. While Lavellc and five helpers wer--; cutting hay they were attacked by Vi'clch, his son and three other men. Both parties were fully armed and in the mcleo about 100 shots were exchansed. Welch's son and Alexander Lavelle were killed out- right. Charles Purham was shot three and will die. Peto Small was se- riously but not fatally wounded Tho iheriiT at Glenwoo'l wns sent for, but as the killing was done in another he has no jurisdiction and can not act. Ofttlnc ftnwn to O.. Anj- Columbus Press evninj? pare its authority for tbf statement it made on 33 that said intended in bis speech at tbe L'xize bill protest m'-une to say -.ha', if the b 11 pas-ed re? would call out Ohio militia to prevent its in tiis State. Its 7'-portT. H-il Landon. wis told bv Converse ibst Allen i W. Tbunaan had to'd him that ho had -o in- forrn'-d br Governor ar. i thai CAPE MAT, N. J., Auj. The recent visit of Mr. Blaine to the President at Cape May Point was not altogether of a social nature. There was a prolonged conference en the seal fisheries question and reciprocity. Mr. Blaine is reported on good authority as holding the doc- trine that the claims of tho Government to regard Behring as a closed water, like the Delaware or Chesapeake Bay, can not be successfully maintained, while the President claims it is United States property, acquired by treaty and purchase and must be held at all hazards. Mr. Blaine, being tho guest of tho President, did not press his views, but will at future Cabinet councils on tho subject. Thero were radical differences of opinion on the reciprocity question, and instead of Mr. Blaine being won over to tho President ho is further from him than before tho C.ipo May Point meeting Thuro seems to be small chance of concession IMIOUST'I on either side to formuUte any administration policy. _ WIDESI'KEAD HUIN. Immense to Near Wuii- tren) by n Cyclone. MOXTHUAI. Aug. 7. A cyclone of un- paralleled violence swept over Lake St. Louis and the St. Lawrence river in tho vicinity of Montreal Tuesday evening, doing great damage on land and water. At the n oment the storm burst, the principal event of the canoe meeting at Isle Cadieux tho race for first class yachts was being sailed. Tho eisht competing yachts wore a mile out on the lake when suddenly the sky grew black and the wind swept down the lake with terrific violence and in- stantly every yacht in tho race was up- set. It is not known how many, if any, were drowned. At Valico, Point Claire, St. Ann and Dorval great damage was dono to prop- erty Houses were unroofed and bams struck bv lightning, while many small buildings were swept completely away. At Lachine the greatest damage was done. There the immense building of the Dominion Bridge Company and tho equally large structures of the Canadian, screw and barbed wire factories wero unroofed and left in ruins. ON Til IS DIAMOND. Record of Kvontx on Association anil Following are the scores of AVednes- day's games: NATION A r. T.KAOIIK. Cleveland Chicago 1, Cleveland 7. Second game Chicago 8, Cleveland 1. At Boston Brooklyn 6. At New York 9, Phila- delphia 5. At Pittsburgh 3. Cincin- nati 1U. AMnUTTAN ASSOCIATION1. At Rochester S. Toledo 0. AtSt Syracuse '2, St. Louis 3. At Louisville Brooklyn -2, 7. At Columbus -Athletics 0, Columbus 12. rr, VYKUS' r.EAnuK. At Now York 0, Hoston 7. At Buffalo 3, Pittsburgh 4. At Philadelphia 9, Brook- lyn 11. At Chicago Cleveland (5. Chicago 4. CONGRESSIONAL. I" tne Snmito anil House of Kf rn tut i 7 The Senato yesterday consiOenition of the tariff bill and discussed Mr. Moritau'a proposed nmep-lment to ruduce the duly on Bessemer iron ore. Senator Gorman matle a long Speech in favor of reducing the rate. A proposition to reduce the rate from s to sixty cents per ton was defeated, hut without finishing tho iron ore parograph the Senate adjourned HocsB-The House adopted the conference fteceut Happenings In Neighbor- report on the "Original Package" liill and then resumed consideration of the Genera! Defici- ency bill in Committee of the Whole, but with- out disposing of the adjourned. frotmbly Morder. NEW YOKK, Aup. Mary McEntoe, fifty years of age. living with her daugh- ter, Mrs. Carey, on the third floor of 195 Mott street, was found dead and horri- bly mangled in tho yard yesterday morning. Her skull was crushed, her left arm broken and both legs broken. The police are mya lifted as to bow sho met her death and aro inclined to be- lieve vhat the woman was thrown from a window on the third floor to the yard. Tho dead woman's son-in-law. Matthew Carey, is under arrest, with his wife and a neighbor named McDonald. FOUGHT IT OUT. Prominent Citizen of Kent ta an Old Feud In the King ktid Get! the. Womt of It. KKXT, O., Aug. E. Rodenbsugh, Influential politician and prominent contractor, has for soveaal years had tho impression that he should soundly thrash a carpenter named John Willis- ton for some old irrudsre contracted while tho latter wus in his employ. By circumstance the feud was recent- ly aggravated and a casual meeting on the street Tuesday afternoon revealed to Rodonbaugh that recipro- cated his pugilistic feeling. They quietly walked touothor to the nearest woods and, without a witness, fought with their fists to a tini-h. Bleeding and dirty, they thon as quietly walked back, secured a supply of raw bfof and court plaster and then drank together. It is understood thnt Uodenbauirb paid for the although both wore badly used up. _________ __ CiKri.Hvn.T.K, O.. Autr. 7. other night, at. the rosidem-o of George Emer- son, six nulos southeast of this city, a farm hand named .lohn Riggin wai struck by lightning and to all appear- ances killed. Mis friends carried the bodv into the and were about to dispatch a for an undertaker when tho supposed corpse horran to show signs of life.. Restoratives were applied, under which Risrinn milled, and now bids fair to recover. There wero no marks on his body. Autr. Wise, who runs a restaurant nt 1'eterslnirg Lake, about nine milfls from hern, was ar- rested Tuesdav. chars-rod with nssaultinp his step-daucrhter. Julia Trox'-l. and was plar-ed bon K to keep tho peace. The, warrant was sworn out by bis diuiirhter Ilettv. He was brought hero and waived examination and was bound over to court in the assault aud battery case. FISTH.AY. 0 oil report for the FindlA7 and Lima district gives tho following hVurps: Wells completed, Lima district 40. district 45, North lialtimore 7X St Marv's Gib- gonburg 41. Upper Sanduskv 2, Spenccr- ville 8. Total Wells drillincc: Lima district Findlay 50. North Bal- timoro St. Mary's -'3, Gibsonburg -is, Dppor Sandusky 2, Spencervillo Total 237. May Krrun Hl In the to Mexico. ST. Louis. Aug. Milton Turner, attorney, has left for Now York to arrange the details of his plan for oolo- ni'.lng negroes in Mexico. He says tho plan is beinp promoted by a Brm of cofloo dealers in New York who have capital of "The purpose of tho ho said, "is to put tho negroos to raiiinjr ootfeo and sugar. They own about -J of land, which will divided anionir the colonists. No rental will bo charged for tho land, and tho firm will furnisii all moans of support f-n- tho ne- groes till Uioy can tjoc their grounds under cultivation and boootnt1 taining. Tlu-y uro :o to in thut Tho details nf tbe s-'i-in: will settleit Auirust 14. 1 a lariro ninnlier >.il iroiu 110- groos all K.iru ol lUo cosintty.'' Ul'LLKTS IN Till: AiK. l. li 'vtr. Vi l.ilally Mltlt by an GRAM> RAPTO-S Mich-. Anr- Carlen. a tinsmith, was indosir.? a her- esies powder cartridge in a tin can for tbe purpose of lowering i: into a drive well, and while soldering on the caa tas cartridge exploded, frightfully mang- ling his bead and bacV. He died in a few moments. John Van Xeulen and James LewisJ leiiow burt. Cf ''.d'-nt Co' -a? V-'-n i cl.iT.or to r'-v.rn arrdl rrin: has :c :s rfrvivins toU sot COOT- pr.'-atioTis ar" and "xciw- rr.ont Drevails. Worth of R. I- Tr.c resi- dence of W. II. Tsesdav erenin? anil of jew- elry TaT-el at S4.WX "Tbefe Tbe police the baraU- enwed tbe by front door were at sapper. ri1 by ST. Neb.. An jr. 7.--A hoary thunder and hail storm, accompanied by hurricane, did considerable damage in The hur- ricane covered a territory two miles wide. As far as heard from thirty-ono biiiWinps wore blown down. Telo- communication between hitro and Edrnonston Is intorrapf-d. Consid- erable dumage was done to crops. Itnmrrt, S. D.. Anc. A Sro wbich h'T'j Ta'.--1ay night b-jmed to tho ground. Istt WXi. Th" fjrfr wn Brick busidinjs Tin Th" status o -Jars who for the A-Jars V; rolls ol the artsy as at eral Mi'.ier. Tbe there is no iejal risii narao on the retired V. on and off the rM off.cer. bas Gen- on holds that V-ar te array. for YORK. grand jury yeslerilay found indictments of aian- in tbe dfprc-e ayainst Dr. Henry G. McOoaizai. Mrs. Fanny Shaw Harrison as principals in caatinf bj malpractice tbe dcalb of Aaaie Goodwin, tbe cigarette acaker. Klot on i Att.u-lt Oiu- of riu- (J-iutr. ST. Lot-is. Aucr. of boarded a car ,il iliu curlier ut Seventh and Hickory and soon a not in whu'h sticks and stoiv-. knives a-'d revolvers wero iHrd indisi'rii'Hmtel y They drove all the fr.c.n tho cur and ihi-n turned MiL-ir aUt.-uiuui to tho Killoran. of tho du a volvt'r and opened linj on tho driver. Killoran roturiu-1 t.he tire, one of his bullets siriUing David Shaw, olio of tbo rioters, in thcni'ck. iuiKi ting-' probably fatal wound. About twenty shots wore fired in all. Tin t'mee leiuiers of Lbo riot wore arrested tind kicked up. A riiysiriiin's ilil'r. IVDI Ausr Lomax, of Mattoon. Ind.. lias bequeathed to tho Indiana of this city, his esr.ito. Tho gift amounts to over :n I in accord- ance with the cunditions of tho Itc- quost the mimn of the institution will be changed from Indiana Metlical (-X.-1- lecre to the .Nlfnlu-al of Irdhvua. Tho only conditions ars-ompanying gift, were that Dr Lomux sir. 1 wife shn.ll have an annuity uf fioin es- tate as ,vi i-ithcT of them live. i'.'isorbinjj th'-'.ittoiiUon of uiomod- ical fongress in ses'-ion in IU rlin is I'ni- fessur Kofh'K theory thnt eon sumption ia a curable di.scaH--. Tne eiuinuut pro- fessor, whose dbioovtirios in reference to cholera h.ue griia' tli" hor- rors of that disease have form ill a misnhod of troatmuat of paiients alllictod with cutiiinnplton whii-h ho declares to bo olfectivo in iMvagos of that disease and restoring tho sulTorcr to health._______________ on Strike. IMII Aug. men of the Pennsylvania lines havo boon in consultation for soiie days with tho ollici.ils of rosi'l endeavoring to adjust W'tires. moil demanded thti Chioago scale. iwnirig Supor- intcnd'-nt D.trlingUjn the com- panj''s ul'lmiitum. refusing tho demand and fortv-fivo of the switchmnn went out. tTnloss soon thn troublo will prove serious, f >v h.ilt tho linon centering lierc ar uti'lor UK vania inanaifemi-nt The Cint Left. 0.. Atur. Ostor- stock. a beautiful and accomplished Al- liancA bolic, was quietly married Tues- day night, against the wishes of her pa- rents and brothers, to Dave Woods, a railroad fireman. Tho relatives at- tempted to interfere, but arrived five minutes too lute. A scene ensued, but tbe girl is of to the Pen. 's. 0., Aujr. 7. Samuel D. Mil- ler. the escaped convict who was ar- rested at Crestline two weeks ago for burglary, has been takrn ba'-k to the Ohio penitentiary. Milinr ovaped from the penitentiary last wintr-r. whore he has five yars yf-t to serve for burglary In Delaware County. ttmtttf Prrparlnjc to C. TT.. A HE. The Ninth Battalion Colored O. N. companies A. B and C, and being tho will go into camp on the old fairgrounds in Washington C. II. on Thursday of next ani remain in ca-np six Tho hold KlecMon in Oklnlioma. GrnnsiK, Oklaboma, Aug. first election in tlio turrifcorv Tuesday for members of tbe Tj There wore throe tickets in tho field the Republican. Dunuicratic and Farm- ers' Alliance. The indications that tho Alliance will carry tho sevon coun- ties, but that tho contest will bo closo in the towns. In (Iiithrio voUxi wore polled and tho Republicans will have a small majority. I'uroly local issues were at .stake. I'rl frlil Tut Crlnn-. Duitt.ix, Aug. 7. At Macrixmi. Cork, Tuesday evening, two young tnen. Michael Collins ancl .lames f.ucey, re- jexitPd suitors for the hand of a young woman named Margaret Sullivan, roado a murderous assault, upon tho irirl with a bottle of vitriol, burning her nock and bosom in a frightful manner. Collins and Lucev were arrested. Mioa Sullivan is in a critical c'lndition. A llui-l to the Ix-Ktn. PAICIS, Tex., Aug. It is reported at Goodland, I. T.. tbat Deputy Marshal W. T. having attempted to arrest Jeff a notorious negro outlaw, a desperate encounter ensued as a result of which both rn'-n wn: killed. No particulars havo brjon r'-porU.-d as yet. U TON. 7. Thoro wr-ro so few spectators at ball grounds yes- terday that tho Washington players thought that, there would bo nothing for them aft'-r paying the guar- antee and refused to They dis- banded and have been released. TlhtmU in O.. 7. dclf-rav-s to tho convention. Alexander W. two towns'iips t" from. Senator Alexander has not fuily te- cided his narne a ill go before conTontior.. fil., Anjr. O-to young German Hvin? northeast o! sbot bis consia, night and shot himself in bead, cacsinsr bis about boar The yocny woman will ro- cover. Tho suicide was infatuated with bto cousin and wanted her to marry him, Which ahe refased do oa account of Ifetr telatiooahip. "K. A tr.v'n loaded al- most wholly with rn rocte V> was ar. 1 thrown down a Svftp -n; n'-ar Ililzen yesterda-. The and several passengers wore and nearly eigbtj others more or if--ss injured. Councilman for NEW YORK. Aug. Councilman Flor- ence T. Hoc-.ite. of N. J., bas been arrested, charged with bavingr forged bonds and mortgage1? to tbe amo-unt of He was held in bonds for triah _ With YrtKK, Aug. George b. Requa> Jr., twenty -t-iffb; years old, a guest at tbe Sturtevant House, committed sui- yesterday by inhaling chloroform. fi I: 'si? I m JTS if; N< Ml :f ;