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Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - May 31, 1890, Salt Lake City, Utah CIRCULATION EXCEEDING THAT OF In tlie City THE MOST EXTENSIVE Is tlie Mountain 204 LAKE CITY UTAH SATURDAY MAY RICE FIVJ3 CEKTS HE memorial Day Appropriately Observed Throughout tlie Country THE GARFIELD MONUMENT DEDICATED HarriHon arid Sherman Speak and HoutcIIe Bonouuco tho oi Sad Day at of the Day May Tho Garlleld ino Tioristl at Jometcry was dedicated LOday with imposing corornonlos I tho of tlio President and Cabinet mumbeisof Congress and otntv distinguished people irom all over the country Thu me morial is a colossal 160 feet high and cosl The began with a pantdo of militia and civic societies lined tho through which Uio procession pusstd The along tiiu lino of march and all over tht city are tiie inunl over seeii hero Tlie procession of twelve di visions including members oC OiiuUelds old regiment arid lirand Army of tlio riiiliUii the VlooImUdunt members of tho Sehofitsld Senators and Keprfiseiitutivos in Jongruss tho orator of ho flay and other distinguished guests Tho procession was two lioiirs In passing a given point and was llvu miles In length Thenwere at least men in line At tlio remolory Hayes president of tin Mwmoriul Association pro Hldod After prayer by HlKhop Leonard uxUovernor ox of Cincinnati delivered T1IK OUATlOiV OK THK DAY Among ollioi1 tilings liu said is well thai momorial should bo built hero InMio city of tho Western KoHwvy Iliniriulf Urn typo of a Western KOSITVO boy his marble niligy under tills dorno Is a si iff of apotheosis of Western Ue hinvo manhood It typllies tho courage of and woman which planted hoiios where savages still roamed the physi cal vigor oi1 body and limb thu re loss In dustry and thrift and the strong purpose und unfaltering will Standing in ho rrosoneo of tho Garflold many a young soul const lorn of a In sclfdependonwi in longing for cultivation and fora noble career and pos sibly also In rapacity and will may form und piirposiis In Uie presence of this sculptured form as pure as Uio marble in which li Is ililsulod It will bo tho right ful privilege of such the diame ter sofves us his model and his host then tracuid Garllolds career and closed with a brilliant peroration on the irosldtmt PriiMldojik Harrison VicePresident Mor ton members and of the Uabl tho General oC the army and Governor Of Ohio woro piusoiit President Harrison then addressed the as semblage as follows TIM vuKfirriKNts AIHWBSS and tMuw thunk you most for this gniotiug bur l sltiill not bo liAtniycd by it into a Thu Hclirlinn of this day for cx a to tho memory of Mioso died lU tliorn might ono ling of honor and uiilhorUy in this ItopnMio fAppltiuso is most lilting Thut ono us with us folds tuilay thii unrlvulccl oujtict of our loyal Iliis so imposing iind tjistoftil but littiiiglv thu griiiuhMidsyiiMiHitricivl char Decoration Day Tlio finding of the bodj of Tamos M one of the mos proruluent residents of tho place at tho ex of a year is a vivid reminder o tho Hood CniCAOO GRAVES DECORATED CHICAGO May Decoration Day wa observed in tho iisuol manner by the pasts in strewing flowers on the graves The young people are attending athletic sports and picnics In tho parks Business is suspended The Htatuo of Abraham Lincoln in Lincoln Park was nearly hidden undo flowers and wreaths This decoration wa under tho auspices of Lyon Post G A R Jnterostlng made Tho daj svas lint tho season tlio thermomoto ruafldng degrees at 2 oclock this after noon AT TUB NATIONAT WASrifNOTON Way Daj was observed us Uioliday All tlio Govern merit departments were closed A largo number of people attended the rtt tho cemeteries Many others wont fish ing on picnics or excursions Corigrossniai Houtello of Maine delivered tho oration a Arlington and Gongrossman Mooro o at the Soldiers Homo AnmiKSS The address of Ueprehentativo Boutctlo at Arlington Cemetery was a notable one Mo spoke On tho righteousness of the LJnior cause Tli moii who riillififl to tho of Ui Slur Spimglnd ho wiid not only knot lo the music of tlio Union tint iiinroliud in Un vuiiKiwrd of This ciiiMiot siiid anil iioihing liko it can over truthfully ho sukl of the of thosi who sought hy rnjitHiim tu destroy UijGovonimnl a rciKUiou whiivh WHS a cmispirnoy in Mm inKircrti of hiuniui slnvory It sought n pru text for prceipHiitingii bloody uonlliut with tho of cslnhlishing n Kliivonolding confed eracy or nil ulUmaUi empire to onibnuio u Iarg portion of the territory of the fJriiKrd Status in cluding a gntnt secliofi of hud beoii pi l relinked hy the whole the orulor we pay tho highest rowrenew In the memory of our deiul whom wo si rive cnniestly to romembor und ti impress upon others tho iiobilitvof the oiiuso for so steiulfustly yugnt havo no to revive uiihuppy memories or fun any emhers of sectional strife mul so fur us I havo ohserved thu funning those embers luis beun tho work of tho hrethreii of tho Uoforonco was made to the scenes atHieh moiid during the pas I few days and Uoutollo a rogrotv at what he said could not fall to shock the true simso of propriety Ho proteslud against the lavish display of rebel colors and said the oxConfederates who displayed the rebel lag to glorify It wore not truu to the parole granted at lUnitcllos oration was followed by ap plause of the stormiest kind liliu iu whosti honor it lius boon biiilclocl Ills wus Iho unlnous greatness of all things No friendly hands eonstriieted and for his luuhllion a liuhlnr upon which he mightclimb His own bravo hands framed and nailed the cleats upon which ho olhnbuil to the hights of public usefulness and fame Ap lie never ceased to ho i studont and iu struclor Turning from peaceful pursuits to tho army service he quickly mastered tactics and strategy and in his biief army career taught some valu able lessons in military science Turning again from the Hold to councils of state he stood among the greatest dehators that Jiave over made our Nalioiuil Congress illustrious he might havo been or done as President of the Uniteil States Is left chielly to niigurv upon aeanvr that hurt no incident of Iniltiiv or Inadequacy Thu attending his death had hut one ameliorniion that spaots of life was givon bivn to teach from his dying bed a givat losson of peace and forhearanco His mortal part will find rest hut the lessons of his life and death will continue to he instructive und In tipirlng Incidents In American history President Harrison was followed by Vice president Morton and Governor Gampboll who made short speeches There were cries for aUNWUAL ailKUTifAX and wlien tho old warrior responded there was tumultuous cheering Geuerafyhornuiu gitid mo horo today and our former Iroslilont will tell you t hat I am not Gou crnl 8hermau In Cleveland but a pioneer of tho jlrst order find if you come to Now York our YiceProsidout wilftoll you that I am a niombov of the Chaiiiher nf Commerce but when I seo that badge upon yon ami that star on your breasts l thank God that horo in Ohio I am oklfashiouod Undo Hilly J have come horo to your heautiful city to pav my trihute of Icvo to the memory of James A brain Garlleld I SOP no statue of Gnrtlold from where T Ktand hut t soo a temple a monument otvcttxl to his momorv for you and me buys for our careers have run but for your children who arc to coino after us There it will stand pointing to soeu from the beautiful lako and to those who come after us by hind and by sea It to a nuin who wns tho llnest typo of man hood of sohlier and ft citizen that my memory recalls Secretary window PostmasterGeneral maker AttortieyGoneral Miller Secretary Rusk Major McKlnlcy and Bishop Gilmour spoko followed brief oorotnonloa by tho Knights This closed the exereisos DAY How tho Occasion Was Ohsorvcti tho Iiaiul NEW YOKIC May parado today consisted of eleven divisions with in line chiefly Grand Army mon Tho line of march was through Fifth avenue from Cen tral Park to bo reviewed by the commaiulor licluef General RA Algor atMadison Square As tho reviewing party wore going in a carriage to that place the horses ran away and dashed through Twentythird streetA policeman stopped them before any damage was done Tho occupants woro Goiioral Alger Congressman Polllver and oxJudge Van llocseu chairman of tlio iiommittce Tiie memorial exercises of the Grand Army ut the Metropolitan Opera House this even ing attracted a large audience Commander inChlef Alger THE wAsiiixoaOtfMMMOKIAI ARCH YOHK May 30This morningthe corner stone of tho Washington Memorial Arch was liLid with impressive ceremonies Musto was rendered by 200 voices selected from tho Oratorio and socle ties Tho exercises wore opened with prayer by Bisiiop Potter George CJurtis delivered tho oration Tho corner stono was laid by Grand Master John W Vroo aian of the JIasons of tho AT CINCINNATI CINCINNATI May Day was ibservod the Bualaess ji aOHNSTOWNS JIKMpnXATi DAY JOHNSTOWN of tbo Xiiuatowii great calamity as w611 MASON TAijICH Congressman Mitsoudollvored a spirited address In a similar vain at thu Congres sional Cemetery A large number of Ger man veterans and others gathered at Pros pect II 111 cemetery to do honor to their dead Tho oration was delivered in German From the soldiers he turned to a consideration of political questions and said In part I f tho Gertnun oloirmnt of this country does not wish to oxpose itself to tin wellgrounded charge that It nhieed material success above all other alms and ohjwcts of human jxlstonco then it will havij to devote to political dutins in tho fu ture In a greater dogroo than lusrctoloro In nhus of tho States of tho Governoi1 no liosrlslaturi could he olectert if thoy should ho unfriendly toward tho Just claims of the iorman olemeut if it would but assort its in herent powor and jiolltloal strength No man could bo olovated to ollkjo of rrtssidont of tho United States by 0110 or Uio other of the two groat parties wlio should bear upon his brow Cains mark of nothlnmism Tho principle of political equality upon which our Government Is bused piiicos in tho hands of every ono tho most powerful weapon of solf dofoiiso Hint mans over elective franchlso lias German element properly appreciated this WoJInd tho of thoonliro popu latkdii of the represented in tho Supremo Court or the Sonato by but a single voice Among the hundreds of Keproswnlativos in Congress hardly a tlttioth part speaks tho mother tongue Can there hu IL valid reason in a svstem of ftovwnmont busod upon thu broiulnsfc foundation of universal oqiiulity for such a dis proportionate ro i rcson tat ion oleiiionts lulming common rights11 Truly it wore butter for the Gorman olemeiit as well as for fortunes of this Nation would it but show less party fealty und more independence in thought in tlio political lifoso surrounding it It would not then be placed in ono part of tho country before tho alleruativo of having its young com pelled to omplov timo in the acquiring a rtuli montnrv education In tho English language in pnforonoo or to exclusion of tho language of their homes It would not bo as in another part to accept aud respect laws which originated in the narrow minds of which at host are but of hemoral It would notboaskod to give its approval to narrow restrict ions of tho free human right of immigration by erecting bar riers against any nationality by means of unjust immigration laws furthered by an unworthy class spirit and nourished in tho breast of antiquated prejudices UOISBS IMPOSING PAllAttE BOISK CITY May to Day was properly observed by all in this city au Immense crowd being present irom tho surrounding country At aoclock tho procession consisting of Com pany C IYuirth Infantry U S Troop Second Cavalry Company A First Regiment Idaho Sherman Post No 4 and tho Sons of Veterans all preceded by tho First Eeglmeut Band paraded down Main street to Company Os Armory where appropriate exorcises wore hold Tho First Kogimout Band having just received thoir now Besson instruments made a flue appearance aud rendered some very ohoioo music After tho exorcises a long procession beaded by Company A pro ceeded to tho comotory aud decorated and lired a salute over tlie graves of our heroes resting there 1AtLS FALLS May to Day dawned bright and beautiful today Never In the history of the oity lias this holiday been so gener ally observed as it was today Most all phieos of business were closed the latter part of tho day and a majority of tho citi zens participated in tlio exorcises held in the park in the afternoon The parade formed ut 1 oclock and marched through tho principal streets to the place of holding the exorcises It was fully a milo in length and besides the veterans included every secret and civil organization in the oity Hon L C Hyde was tho orator of tho day THUOUnilOUT COLOKADO DENVER May Day was observed bore as usual all ofliees and places of business being closed Tho parado Which took plaee this morning was tlie largest over witnessed in Denver Tho exercises atthe Kivorsido Cemetery were very impressive Tho day was generally observed throughout tho State especially at Pueblo Colorado Springs Loadville Aspen and IXOATitiS THE SOUTH GKTTYSUUKO May unusually largo crowd was present at Decoration Day exorcises A largo Congressional dele gation was present Tho feature of tho days proceedings was an address by Sena tor Ingalls Senator lugallss address was a brilliant one aud was received tremendous ap plause In the course ofit referring to yesterdays colouration at iviobmoud ho said In part I havo no desire on this snored occasion to re fer to any subjectthud is inconsistent with tho solemnity of tho hour butunless tho lidcus for which our tend died woro right they iliod in vain Uut tho only regretthat seoinr to bo folt by our adversariesis that in tho rebellion they failedto succeed KoboriK Leo was undoubtedly one of the greatest soldiers of tho ngo lofty of charac ter pure inlifo For twontylivo years his sword the 1lag of tho Republic He had been cdwciUed at her andbad taken nn oathHo support nor Constitution ami hor laws but ho violated asido his sword anil took the leadership of tho most loss robcllionsinco the ngninst in perjury and in yiohitionof nnd professto havo accoptod the result of the war In goodvuuth solpctcd this occasion in all othor anniversaries of the 305 days should cry out against this sacrilege We are told that God alone kuows which sulu was right Isow the sun rises on no master and sets on no slave The shame of tlio Republic is washed out Liberty is the law of tho laud and yet God alone knows which was right If w were not right if a Nation is not bettor than sectssion then these ceremonies are without signification This tendency of tho mustbe resented Thisis in the way of instruction a duty we owu the future that our relations to that conflict be understood and that our dead did not die in vain It is not necessary to disparage tho bravery of our adversaries Lot them raiso monuments to their dead and cherish their deeds Let them tho lost cause let them worship their leaders let them ciirrv their stars and ure iha tiers of tastewhich they must decide for themselves There is no other country under tho sun that would permit such transactions They are our countrymen united to us by common heritage they say but when they assert that Lincoln and Davis Grant mid Lee Logan and lackson were equal and that Cod alone knows which was ii is a sacrilege of the vilest type and needs rebuke ONE LIFE LOST Wild Panic at tho Burning of the Texas FOJCT WORTH May Texas Spring Palace was tonight destroyed by lire Ono life is known to have been lost and many injured The loss is estimated at The exhibit was to have closed Sunday night and a grand ball was In prog ress tonight with several thotisurid per sons present when the cry of fire was Jirst hoard A terrible panic ensued Tho wildest rumors as to the loss of life were circulated some saying that twentyfive persons had perished while many thought tluit more were burned Severed pcivsons were seriously injured by being trampled or scorched A CONSTITUTIONAL QUESTION WEHTDOWUTOTHEIR DEATH iger Coach at Plunges Through a Bridge THIRTEEN PEOPLE WERE DROWNED A Coach Full of Men Women and Children Submerged in Oakland Creek A List of the Victims Heart rending1 Scenes ut the Morftue CAN CONGRESS D JillS TO ITS POW A STATJffi Const fcntioual lawyers Stafcomonfc oi tho Nations Revenues anil Danger of a De ficit WASHINGTON May Dispatch Francisco Clironiclo tiitlonal lawyers in and out of Congress are discussing whetherthe amendment to tho Interstate Uorninorco law which the Senate passed yesterday providing that there should not be intoxicating liquors or bever ages shipped into prohibitionStates will stand a constitutional tost Such able qon slituMoual expounders as Senators JUd riuiiuls and TCvarts contend that it was broadly Intimated by the Supreme Court tho day on overthrowing tho prohi bitionists of Iowa that the Constitution vested a in Congress to prohibit tho inliorsuato shipment of any article which was fiiirlesinibic by the States and that it was tlie Congress to roin forco the powers oC a prohibition State by such a law as the Senate passed 11 is hold on tho contrary tliatt while tho OonsUbullion givos Oongjioss this power It cannot delegate It to a State ancl that therefore the WJIson amendment will not stand H constitutional test because it pro joses U delegate Federal power to State authority Urulonbtodly the Wilson amendment will jass tho llouse But it will bo resisted by lie original package and other liquor deal ers in proliibition States and it Js very generally thought will bo broken There wore but ten votes against it in the Somito but it should bo remembered that julto a numberoi Senators voted for t under tho impression that it was nob only unconstitutional bub would result in tho overthrow of the licensesystem for tho sale of all beverages shipped from outside Slates n original packages Representative Cannon tho chairman of he HOUSG Committee on oclay shown a table that was printed yesterday Those figures indicate thsit a round may show itself on liu wrong slclo of sheet if ter tho appropriations made by the pres ent Congress are paid That said Mr Cannon was pro pared by Mr Oarllsiousu Domocraliio oam niign document to show that we were going u be very extravaganfc and that wo could not allorti to take tho duty oil1 sugar If hero is no change in tho rovenue list dur ng tiie next fiscal year there will be over surplus from the revenue of the Jovornment so that wo can allow that for pension legislation and a re luotion of taxation Mr Carlisle omo within of the facts The egular appropriations1 will bo in tho neigh jorhood of instead of 00 as ho gives thorn tho jiermanerit appro include interest ou the pub lo debt sinking fund trust fund and tho xpenses oC tho collection of the revenues viU amimntto but there is no ocossifcy for giving iiuything to the sinking and From 1SC2 to the present time hasbeen paid into the sinking fund1 excess of tho amount required by law so 1 there is not one cent paid to tho credit of tuit fund for the next iiftecn years tho law ill fully compiled with The deficiency appropriation instead of olng as Mr Carlisle amouni to about The Kiver aud Harbor bill instead of 000 Tho appropriations for public ings instead of will be about How much do you think tho McKinloy bill will reduce tho revenues That is very difficult totoll It depends entirely upon the importations Experience has shown that sometimes when the duties have been Increased ou certain articles the revenue from those articles have been greater than they wore before aud some times they have been less and vice versa so that no one can tell what the effect will How much reduction will the revenues stand7 If we arc going to pass a dependent pen sion bill 1 should say that they would stand u reduction of about BYRON TELE RECORD of the your with every augmentation otiusplencc to point South that this is uri Eyraud Protests His A Horsethiel Killed HAVANA May TRIBUNE Dispatch San Francisco Chronicle Eyraud although ho acknowledges his Identity con tinues to eiiergetically deny that he com mitted the morder he is accused of He claims that whenhe arrived at the apart ment of Gabriello Bompard fatal 5 ay ho found thero Bib corpse of who had been murdered by persons unknown to him Tho only part he took in the bloody deed ho says was to help Gabriclle on ac count of her to re movo the bodyfrom tho premises May Tom and Henry Jaclcsoriicolored convicts who escaped from the Stateprison last are still at six Blood hounds to assist in th e h un t f or the prison authorities think the prospect of poor Associated Thomas and the discovered O flicer to arrost themv They wound in g hiin Mpu n ted ice ursue d theivu andiTuoJvS tither ture hIinv1 near Austin lastT J aiid aposso of pi SAN FRANCISCO May of the most horrible ever known in California occurred at oclock this afternoon when a local train connecting at Oakland with the ferryboats from San Francisco wetifthroughtho open drawbridge over Sad Antonio creek at Webster street Oakland A yacht had just passed through tho draw when the train appeared going in the direction of Alameda The drawbridge keeper endeavored to close the bridge bit was too late and tho engine with teude and Uie first cat1 which was filled with pas songers plunged into tho estuary Engineer Sam Dunn und Fireman OBriei went down with the The fpumoi when ho saw that the bridge did not close reversed the level1 but tho momentum o tiio engine was too great to bo stopped 51 timo The weight of the engine and iirs car broke the couplings and loft two cars of tho train standing on the track The second ear ran about a third of tin way across the bridge and stopped but tin was sufficient to break open the front o the car and many of tho passengerswen thrownInto the water The first ear whicl had failed with the engine to the bottom o tho muddy estuary soon rose and such o tho passengers as had escaped tlierefron were picked up by tho yachts aua small boats which gathered at tho scene The train men and rest of thepassenger wont to aid in the work of rescue and whei the wrecking train arrived from tho car was drawn inlp shallow water anc small boats had began dragging the creel for bodies The top of the passenger coach was cut open as soon as It was raised above water and the work of REMOVING THE BODIES commenced thirteen being taken out ir quick succession At the morgue the bodies were laid out a soon as received to await identification and heartrending scenes wore witnessed as friends came forward to claim their dead THE OF THE The list of identified is as follows MARTIN KELTA Oakland A F AUSTTN San Francisco Miss AUSTIN Mns OCONNOR San Francisco T B IIIWIN Oakland E K San Francisco CAPTAIN JOHN San Francisco H W Auto The two Misses KKISSAN San A Japanese boy supposed to MAii ERTA San Francisco The engineer and fireman both escaped experience of the passengers Jri the first coach as related by those who fortunately escaped was horrifying in tho extreme F F Finley of San Francisco said T ou the front seat facing the engine woapproached the drawbridge it seemed to me that the draw was open and a fearful accident was inev itable Just then a man jumped from tho engine into the water and then came tho crash A horrible crashing of timbers and Knapping of tho heavy ironwork followed and at once constrenation prevailed in the The next thing 1 know the car was in the water and I found myself groping for the door which I fortunately reached when that end of the car rose out of tho water and quite a number of people escaped in this manner principally women and chil dren The car was about twothirds full when we left the wharf and I should judge there woro about twentyfive to thirty people In it There was a fearful outcry when the car began to fall but this was almost im mediately hushed in one long finalwail of despair Geprge T Hawley of Oakland said there were about forty people including children in the car Conductor the first car a When the disaster oc curred ho was In the rear car and had as much as ho for a few mo ments to attend passengers in that car some of whom were in a state of frenzy Ho then went forward and looked down on the SCENJ3 OF DEATH He noticed at least half a dozen moYrswim out but not any women or children He is not sure about the number of people coach 1 Dunlap the bridge tender had nothing to say further than that he had opened tho bridge for a yacht and was just closing it train came along Several of the passengers who went down but were rescued sustained painful injuries Tho frame of the car has been raised and the bed of the creek aud it Is believed there more bodies in the wreck this evening place the number of people iir the car at about thirty and is lieved that the thirteen bodiesrecovered comprise the list ol dead Thousands of people flocked to the scene the disaster land the streetsleading to the bridgeare crowded by hurrying men women and chil dren 0 Tho wildest rumors of the extent of loss of life were many people went across irora San Francisco to look for friends When the news of the disaster reached Mountain View Cemetery where hundreds of Oakland people were a panic was created and men women and cnliaren leaving alltiialr floral tributes J Theyengineer and firemen disappeared right after the accident and been ifound so of the accident is net to night maintainsthat he had the reddanger flaglip approach thp bridge around a curve is possible that did not seethe ERA OF and while a large number of building hands went out there were nevertheless a very number of strikes and strikers in other lines pointing to existence of a general uneasiness seeking expression in strikes or lockouts All things considered it is doubtful whether this will not make itseif manifest again before the cud of the year In an interview with Braflstrcete repre sentatives this week Gompers esti mated the total number of carpenters on strikes at present for eight hours a day at only 5000 In the list of disturbed points he mentioned Portland Boston and PhilaheJphiu that only 5000 men remain idle while to men of the Feder ation gained their is apparently con sidered tlie best possible proof of what is claimed to be the practical success of tho carpenters movement but ihe Federation will not take any further steps till the car penters strike is a thing of the past THE FIRE The Magnitude of tlie TroiiMes NEW YoiiK May Sdn Francisco Chronicle streets says the a close will go on record Series unprecedented number of stiikestodk place Up to Thursday ttiis Vee ky there were 243 strikesi involying67 507 reported the Contrast f iiars1 is a striking pne and WeJi v 5SO 580 irteolstOiJIayC Si people at Con Two Business Blocks Swept Away in Thirty Minutes BOISE CITV May to TIUB business portion of Wciser the county seat of Washington county Idaho was destroyed by lire last evening Tho fire was in tlio Wciser Hotel about 5 oclock by the falling of a hanging lamp The wind was blowing a gale from the north east Tlio eastern half of tho town was soon in flames aud all efforts to control the fire were of no avail and within thirty minutes two oC the finest business blocks on Commer cial street were a total Many guests of the hotel narrowly escaped being burned themselves in their vain attempt to rescue their baggage from the burning building and Mrs Simondi of Salt Lake lost ail their baggage Fortunately there were no serious accidents The loss is estimated atabout insurance about The following are the heaviest losses Dower total loss F S Jenne total loss George J Davis saddlery total loss Sol Hasbroucks store and dwelling were both a total loss The Idaho Commercial building was entirely de stroyed fully insured The town will be rebuilt as fast as possible ou a new location nearer tho depot All tho county buildings were saved THE FASTEST AFLOAT colored silk badge with its seal in gold was conspicuous everywhere Tho stage too was better occupied than yesterday many members from far away having swelled the number T J Alexander secretary of tho California ScotchIrish Society was present Tho meeting was opened by President and after prayer John of this city spoke on tho ScotchIrish of West ern Pennsylvania The meeting took a re cess until S oclock tonisht In the moan times visitors will attend memorial services At a mectinsi of the committee of tho whole Robert Uoniier of New York was elected president Among oleot were Rev J C Quinu of Montana and Alexander Montgomery of California A GALA DAY ON THE TURF A Cracker Trust Formed MINNEAPOLIS May Journal prints this afternoon the particulars of the formation of a big crackertrust including nearly every prominent cracKcr maker iu the country A pool lias boon in operation for some timo but this proved unsatis factory and a trust is the result It is to conduct the entire business of the various concerns stock to the amount of being issued in return for the transferring of individual properties The Journal says the final papers have just been signed Normania Boats the Kccord YOUK May the latest addition of the HamburgAmerican Packet Company arrived this morning making the best time on record for a maiden voyage six five hours She barely escaped destruction with an Iceberg in a fog on May 27th Forty feet of her plates were smashed THE TALLEYRAND MEMOIRS AFTER MANY YEARS THEIU PUBLI CATION IS deBiowits Gives More Punltxa Sentenced to Americans in Lomlou Tender Stanley a Banquet The Magnificent Opening of the Over laud Club at Denver B1LEY WINS ANOTHER GREAT RACE Races at Chicago Brighton Beach Morris Park and Ijatcmia The Tennis Base ball Talk aud Sporting Notes First Voyage of a New Hamburg Double Screws NEW YORK May the latestaddition to the Ham burgAmeri can Packet Line of steamers arrived this morning from Hamburg and Southampton Her time from Queenstown to New York beat tho record over maiden voyages it being 0 days 5 hours and 1 minute From Southampton her time was G days 21 hours and 50 No particular effort was made at fast time but Commander Hebick thinks that when the etTort is made she will prove tho fastest vessel afloat Tuesday during a dense fog she had a slight collision with an iceberg which the commander thinks would havebeen serious Ijad it not been for her double screws When the iceberg was sighted the starboard engine was reversed and the port shot ahead at full speed with the rudder hard aport The effect was to swingthe vessel around almost within her length skimmed the iceberg witha slight collision two plates being cracked and a rail damaged The passengers hardly felt the shock Arcadia Flooded ARCADIA May terrific rain storm came up at midnight last night Water fell in torrents for several hours flooding the river winch soon overflowed Two mill dams were swept away flooding almost the entire village For a short time tho village was in the midst of a river through the streets from two to six feet deep washing out sidewalks and fences and moving houses from their foun dations Tho only life known to be lost was that of aninfant of Mrs Olsen which was swept from its mothers arms by the ift current and drowned Every bridge in the vicinity was swept away THE WIDOWS DILEMMA TWO PRINCES SUCCUMB TO THE CHARMS OF THE AYER GOLD One an Heir to the PolishThrone and Stands in Wltli the Bitter Rivalry PARIS May Francisco Chronicle Series great social question among tho American colony today IB which of two princes will get the Ayer millions The two princes entered race lor them are Prince Dolgourouki and Prince Giedroyu the one Kussian and the other Polish The millions contended for are those of Mrs James 0 Ayer late of New York but just now of the Hotel ontinental Paris Interest in the question s so groat here that heavy bets have been talced among a certain set on the issue The betting is all in fayor of the Polish Prince Dolgourouki because it is certain and it is urrentgossip that Mrs Ayer told her animate friends that Dolgourouki loves her for herself alone Giedroyu it is true is very veil connected brother the Prince odislaus Komuald the head of the family s chamberlain of the Emperor of Eussia the other has ihrough his family a claim to the throne of Poland Mrs Ayer reward his con stancy with her hand and her millions the lay may come when she will take her seat on a throne The fact of both rivals being present at Mrs Ayersrecent1 ball lent anexceptional evenings entertainment Dolgourouki stood to the right of her and Giedroye to the Neitherwould budge in At times the hostess irm on then it waswbrtli inuch to vatch the f ace ofthe Giedroyu has expressive countenance and his anguish vberi his blackwhiskered rival walked off vith the lady was touching to behold bc end Giedroyu appeared to it was mbrriing in attendance long aftcrDblgqurould had iii despair If ever an instantaneous photographic beenof in de picting the lollies would have u during of2 and3 on Triday Tioining Itithe Imiddle ballroom invalid down with tower of lace and They ay she precious herTight the immence besityabf theEussian Prince and on her eft thtedis of heir to thrbne FronrPatrol large rbniifcMpntana and quantity ibuntetl V s e de iidiaus United LONDON May 30 fTftiuasB Dispatch San Francisco CJironicte De Blowitz Paris correspondent of the London Times has sent to his paper a number of ex tracts from the memoirs of Prince De Talley rand accompanied by some interesting comments on them He says that the vivid ness of tho memoirs Is so great as to make one almost a spectator of the events which are recorded and descended by that keen and satirical observer Talleyrand says M Do Blowitz avoids tlie dry ness of a re hearsal of Incidents or of their causes and effects andputs throughout his writings a sprinkling of sarcastic sketches of person ages with whom ho came in contact in his busy diplomatc career and court life An Instance of this kind is his reference to the famous Duchess DuBarry Of her he says that she was superior to tbo debased meth ods by which she had attained success Tho memoirs arein twelve parts and al together cover a period extending from the timo of his childhood to the yearlSHO when Talleyrand was sent on his diplomatic mis sion to London after the revolution of July which was nearly five years before his death They depict in a most lifelike fashion the French societyof his period through its various changes which followed with every change of dynasty wifh meut to the party in power He deals more with tho original causes of therevolution with the revolution itself writing as one behind the scenes and partly ignoring the mere effects which were visible M all men With regard to himself he declares that ho conspired against the empire in 1S14 tho downfall of which ho prophesied that early when he was sure thai he had a ma jority of the French people as his accom plices and when he believed that upon such conspiracy depended tho salvation of France Of his rupture with Napoleon Talleyrand says I am justified in my own conscience I took no stock in his policy at first nor did I afterwardsin tho man himself when he put in peril the future ofmy His final judgement of Napoleon is as fol lows He was a man of great intellectual force hut did not comprehend true glory His moral strength was little or M De Blowitz avows that his object in making these extracts public is to compel tho publication of Talleyrands personal memoirs in full His quotations are given entirely from memory says that he is enabled to do this because at tlie instiga tion ofM Thiers lie had succeeded iu ing tho original manuscript He threatens to publish further extracts and some bear ing strongly on personal matters unless the book appears soon Talleyrand himself In his will stipulated that these memoirs were not to be made public until thirty years ter his death Attho expiration ot that time inISOS Napoleon III induced the great diplomatists heirs to to a fur ther postponement of twentytwo years which is now expired This is the incentive of the Twness correspondent in his present conduct and it remains to beseen whether the present heirs will refuse to publish the memoirs as the late Duo De Montmorency did in 1872 while the pledge to the Emperor was still in force PANXlZA SENTENCED TO DEATH SOFIA May trial of Major Pauitza andnine others charged with conspiracy against tlio Gov ernment today itza 11 of the Russian army Major AnamofT and Major Kizoff were found guilty Pauitxa was sentenced to death The Court however intimated that Prince Ferdinand might possibly com mute the sentence to imprisonment for fif teen years Kaoboloff was sentenced to nine years imprisonment and AnamolF and Rizotf each to six years The others ware acquitted v A U LONDON May American colony entertained Stanley at abanquet tonight Speeches were made by United States Con sulGeneral New Sir Charles Tapperand others Pugilistic Topicsr NEW YORK May Francisco Scries Madden called at Wakelys Caf6 yesterday to post an additional in the match for S5000 a side between Sullivan jindMeAullTTe who without of Sullivan his was Wakely tho SoOO which he h id put up but Madden was obdurate and wouldnt accept it claiming that he h id acted iu good t tith and thac 1 he men r were to all intents aud purposes matched to fight A doen gentlemen were present and Wikelj again passed the money to Madden You had better take he said for I mean to protect in and not allow I ynchs money to be forfeited Oh very replied Madaen smil ingy Ill leave my money up5 until Sulli van is at liberty to fight v That suits mei peifectly observed Wakely as be tucked the money away in au inside pocket of his waistcoat Ill Tiave motfc money to bet ou the races to LONDON 30 Mitchell his issued a challenge to Frank Slavm offering to back an unknown against himfor from 51000 to is insultingly worded Slavin is all wind and accusing Ihim of gulling the public Slavin is indignant He says he will teach Mitchell to speak the truth und put lau end to his bluffing Charlie Mitchell the1 middiewelehv hw today issued challenge to Jack Dintfpsey ito fight for a purse with bare knuckles at 1 DKNVER May to The third annual spring meeting of Overland Park Club opened this afternoon The programme for today Included run ning and trotting races There were three running events and two hotlycontested trots All of the horses entered started In their respective classes The day being a national holiday naturally there was a very large attendance thegrand stand stretch and the clubhouse being fairly packed with people among whom were a great number of fair ladies The weather was all that could be asked for for ilna racing The tracks both running and trot ting were in good condition The of the judges were impartial and gave uni versal satisfaction The Seventh Regiment Hand from the Fort discoursed sweet musio at intervals during the afternoon and tak ing all in all the first days mooting of tho Overland Park Club was one that the city may well feel proud of The iirst race was a running one for purse of to second distance one mile four entries Lew Carlisle Mfss Dollar and Jubilee Carlisle first Jubilee second Time Second race running tho Colorado Derbf sweepstakes for threeyearbids dis tance one mile ami a quarter for foaled in 1S87 Ollio Benjamin Governor Adams Pliny Blue Rock Tufola Eva Rogers Pliny first Governor Adams soo ond Ollio Benjamin third Time A great race Third race running distance one mile and a sixteenth eight entries Kismet Mart Waldron JouJou B TPar nell Patricia Jack Brady First Kismet second Parnell third Time Fourth race trotting three entries Bis marck Carl George Mishler purso SGOO class This was a hotlycontested race and was won by Georgo Mishler llrstheat second heat third filth Bis marck second iioiiey Fifth race trotting minute class entries Tnicy Abbott Toby Red Bird McLaid Jr Lucy Abbott won iii three straight heats Second money went to Red heat second AT MOK1U8 PARK Moitnrs PAKK N May of a won Civil Service second Timothy third Time Gallia stakes twoycarsold halfmile Russell won Wagoner second St Charles third Time Winthers stakes tlireoyearsold mile Cyclone won Magnate second Cayuga third Time New York Jockey Clubs handicap mllo and a won Trilon second Cynosure third Time Fiveeighths of a won Lady May second Woodcutter third Time Wood and Flitter ran adead heat Monola third Time SamWood wou the runon in AT niUGHTON JJBACII BRIGHTON BEACH N May fourthsof a Branch won insigna Colt second Little Jake third Time L won Leonavic aeo ond Cascade third Time Mile and a Daly won Tanner second Little Jim third Time Seveneighths of a wou Century second John Atwood third Time won Tramp second Su pervisor third Time Fiveeighths of a won Prince Edward second Osceola third Time AT LATOKIA ATONIA May and seventy Halley won Salute seoona Germanic third Time Mile and a Lebanon second Mile and a JSew Castle second Cataipa third Time Decoration Day handicap mile and a won King Regent second Glockner third Time Fiveeighths of a won Leonard second Jcnnette third JULEYS CHICAGO May thousand peor pie attended the West Side races today the principal attractions being the Specula tion Handicap among the starters in which were liiley winner of the Kentucky Derby nd the no less noted Robespierre The track was in good condition Red Light led at the start by a length with Robespierre second and Kiley and length behind Atthe half Pilgrim was first KIley andBed Light neckband neck Robespierre third a length away At tho threequartera Riley and Red Light were even with Pilgrim second length hind and Robespierre into the stretch Godfrey urged Riley who c wasthen half a length in the lead and the son of Longfellow left were anchored Into the stretch he enHb and a half in the lead running with Red Light second Pilgrim close upland Robespierre three lengths away Ac tlie finish Biiey led three lengths a canter Ited Light and Robvspierre six lengths 57 Distance mile Ind an eighth Sporting Notes DJJBLI May 30 The unal sett in the court tennis be tween the American Pettit and the En glishman Saunders toolc today The h as woo by Pett t When play Tvas thisinornrng the scores were tie4 eiciJ liavmg won four sets out of thirteen Pettit today won three aud Senders one Pettit was declared cham pion of the world A WBTOEL RACK AX CHICAGO CHICAGO May 30 was a from Van Bureu street and nuetoPulimab fifteen miles by the riders of Chicago todav staited A E Lmnsden of tlie Chicago Cycbng Club was the scratch others allowed handicaps CharlesjCtiteelr who was allowed a heavyfbandicap fiist in the minutes and 1 second quick time prfre covering the minutes and 38 seconds ;