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Trenton Times, The (Newspaper) - April 11, 1890, Trenton, New Jersey VIU. NO. FRIDAY AbThUtNOON, APlttL 11 1890. TWO EXPERlSWIlHlHEKEY. 1 he l elegraphers' 1 ournaiuent Opened at New York. WINKEKS OF SOME OF THE PRIZES Many Bright Ladles Enter the Teil of Speed and The Prizes and Who Gave Them Great Records with the Little Instruments. NEW YORK, April 11 national fast sending tournament which took place yester day afternoon and evening in Hardman hall, Kifth avenue and Nineteenth street, was the most interesting event of the kind in the history of the telegraph Ihe hall was crowded, the audience including not only telegraphers, but a surprisingly large number of people not familiar witb the art, who had been attracted by the novelty of the contest Among those competing for the various prizes were the very cream of the telegraphic fraternity the experts both in speed and excellence of transmission The hall was fitted up with telegraph wires, batteries, and sending and receiving ap- paratus, and the matter transmitted could be heard all over the room Each contestant was given five minutes in which to send at many words as possible from a printed form The Indies and the "Old Timers" Pi izes were for the highest number of words transmitted for the perfection with which the Morse character! were made. Apiize was also given to the operator making the best copy in receiving the matter as sent The afternoon was de- voted to the ladies' class and the "old timers' class, the latter being open only to those who have boon optrators for twenty-five years or over Each contestant had his or her partisans among the auditors, and was warmly applauded on taking the platform. A large delegation of newspapei men was present many of the reporters being old telegraphers themselves and they declared that the public interest m the affair was something remarkable, and in fact exceeded that taken in the recent billiard toui uainent The Official) of the Tournament. Mr Frederick Cathn, a veteran teleg- rapher, was manager of the tournament, and the judges were Walter P Phillips, gen- eral manager of the United Press Thomas Taltavall, editor of The Electric Age, George H Usher, manager of the Telegraph Cable company, E F Howell, tester of the Western Union main office, New York, and George E Holbrook, of the The New York World. C W Price, of The Electrical Review, was starter, and W J Johnston, of The Electucal World, was timer. Those who Contributed the Prizes. The contributors of the in prizes were Andrew Carnegie, Gen Thomas T Eckert, Thomas A Edison, Walter P Phil- lips, A B Chandler, the United Presss, the Associated Press, The Electrical World, The Electrical Review, The Electric Age, the E 3 Greely company, J H Bnnnell Co the Western Electric company, the New Haven Clock company and E H Johnson Fair Winners of Prices. The first contest was in the ladies' class, free to ail, first prize second third SJO Miss KXtie B. Stepheuson, of New York, won the first sending 217 words; MM Belle M Dennis, of New York, second pi 21S words, Mina E. R Viinselow, of New Yoik, third prize, 210 words. Miss Tilhe V Froschel, of New York, won the prize of offered by the United Press for excellence combined with spood Old Timers" who Won. The second contest was that of the "old timers Mr Albert 8 Ayres, of the United Press, New York, won the first pi ize of for highest spood, 229 words, and also the special prize of offered by the United Proas for excellence combined with speed. Mi Fred Catlm, of New York, won the second prize of sending 217 words The other contestants were G M Eitemiller, of Pittsburg, 197 words, J H Dwight, of New York, 138 words. The tree for All Competition. The next competition was in class A, open to all operators First prize second third and a special prize of offered by the United Press for excel- lence combined with speed Some of those entering In this cltxa sent during the after- noon and some during the evening. The result finally announced was Firs prize, B R. Pollock, Jr., of Hartford, 280 words, second prize, W M Gibson, of the United Press, New York, words, third prize, Frank J ITfhm, of the United Press, New York, 238 words. Special United Press prize, W L. Waugh, of the United New York, 229 worrin. He Sent 351 wordl In Five Minutes. The next and last contest was in clam B, open to all except those who have a record of sending 500 words inside of tleven min- utes. The first prize, of wag won by Frank L. Catlin, New York, who sent 251 words In tho allotted time of five The second prize, was won by W. L. Waugh, of the United Press, New York, W words, and the third, by Frank English, New York, 825 words. The special prize offered by the United Press for excellence combined with spood was won by James P. Bradt, of the United Press, New York, 230 The prize of offered by A B. Chandler and Fred Catlin for the clearest transmidiiou, regardless of spood, was award- ed to Albert 8 Ayres, of the United Press, New York, and a similar prize offered by those gentlemen to the receiving operator who made the best pen and ink copy from W L Waugh's transmission was taken by Thomas R. Taltavall The decision In disn A was reached only after Messrs. Pollock, Catlin, Gibson and Roloson had competed a second time. In hia second trial Mr. Pol- lock sent two words more ttun on his trial A woman Canted Klraball's Downfall. MM, April 11 IB thought that a woman was responsible for Teller Kimball's downfall, as when he reached Boston on April 2, after staling the bank's funds, he was joined by a wo- man At Boston all trace of the pair lost. State Detective Hozler it confident that Kimball did not leave New York city hy a iteamahlp National Aid will Be Asked. GBjsKNVnui, April 11 meeting of the citizens of Washington county was held in Cotton Exchange to petition the national goveiument for aid in the board to clone the breaks in the levees "on as j A memorial -will be forwarded to cong, on the subject. Vermont's Demueratlo Platform MOBTfBiTfch, April The Democratic: Itate convention will be held at Burlington May 29 It boon decided to embody in platform high license, ballot reform revenue reform. Theleadmg cindidato lor governor is Hon. H F Bngham, of I By looncnlng and dtoBolv'ngthomnooifl by toothing and healing tho affected pftrti Hires' Goafh Onre riyei prompt relief Perrcctlg harm- 1 -1 2i cents. ntlfnl NEWS FROM ALBANY Many mil, State Boadl A' B INY, April 11 the evening session of the senate the following bills were passed Mr McCarron 8 Brooklyn navy yard market bill, Mr Loggeshall's Utica armory bill, Mr Ives1 amendments to the law allowing corporations to change their names Mr Roeach's Farmers' Loan and Trust company bill, Mr Peck's bill en- abling towns to raise inonay for Decoration day observance, Mr Heuderson's Herkimer armory appropriation bill, and Wr Peck's bill making rent and mainte- nance of armories a stats charge Mr Rich ardson's state roads bill was op- posed by Mr Fassott in committee of the whole on the ground that It would impose enormous burdens upon farmers He said, however, that a change in the law for work- ing roads was advisable He added that the bill was a big scheme to spend money, and even that would not be a to what would be needed Mr Klkhardson Raid that under existing laws decent roads were impossible and that people In. the conn- Cry favored the bill The state maintained canals as water highways and should take equal care of other sections The bill merely submitted the question to the peopla Mr Hunter said the bill could not become a law until the people voted to make it so The bill gave farmers the advantages of good i oads largely at the expense of the Btate The state would take care of the mam roads and the farmers could care for the cross The cities might oppose the bill, but farmers would favor it. Mr Sloan said the present year was un favorable for spending so large a sum of money, and that the farmers would oppose so large an increase in taxation The bill was piogressed Mr Saxton gave notice of a proposed sus- pension of the rules to facilitate the progress of the new ballot bill SHE IS A FLYER. The New Ocean Greyhound Majestic All Maiden Records. NEW YORK, April 11 maiden record! of all transatlantic steamers were broken Tuesday by the new White Star liner Ma jestic, which made the voyage from Queens- town to Sindy Hook lighthouse m 6 days 1C hours and 80 minutes. The maiden record of the City of Paris, the record holder of the Atlantic ocean was broken by 8 hours and 23 minutes, while that of the Teutonic, the sister ship of the Majestic, was lowered by 5 hours and 15 minutea Commodore Par sell commanded the new flyer The trip was one of rough sent and head winds, with occasional Icebergs appearing The Majestic reached Sandy Hook at 8 30 p m Wednesday, but was not sighted owing to a dense fog Among the passengers was Robert Adams, Jr United States minister to Brazil, who left at once for Philadelphia The Majestic is 582 feet in length, breadth 67 feet 6 inches, a depth of W feet 4 inches, and registers tons. She is built of stool and propelled by two independent sets of triple expansion engines. The vessel is built with longitudinal bulkheads running fore and aft Three large taunt poles, en- tirely without yards, take the place of the familiar foremasts on ocean steamers. She is designed to carry 300 first class passen- gers, 150 second class and 700 steerage The interior arrangements and decorations are unusually admirable, and reflect credit alike on the designers and owners. Private Wild nn Steele's Sentence. ST PAUL, Minn 11 Wild, when shown thetelegiam announc- ing Lieut Steele's sentence looked up, con- tracted his brow anrl uttered words more emphatic than polite to the effect that the was altogether too light He said this was the final outcome of the attempt which has been manifested all through to shield Steele as much as possible The court martial, he said, had been conducted with rank injustice and its members should be tried for perjury In that they did not act according to their oath. According to Wild's statement, Stoole doubly perjured himself, and tVild says he will not let the matter rest with this verdict He has it in for Steele and intends to make him suffer Lieut Steele is now at Fort Yates, having returned immediately after the investiga- tion He did not stop at St Paul on liln way but was joined by his wife at Fargo and proceeded directly to his post Lieut Steele was reprimanded And sentenced to confinement for three months in the limit of his post Orations Furnished by Wholesale. NEW HAVEN, Apiil 11 Yale senior class has received from a Tiffin (0 dim a package of circulars to be distributed to the members of that class, in which the firm of- fers to furnish essays, compositions, orations, etc by the wholesale at pricet ranging from to The circular, after giving details of the scheme, concludes as follows: "There are students who waste both time and parential money In gorging a brain with material that is essentially as foreign to that pai ticular intellect as sawdust is to the human system The large number of productions that we have furnished to the beat colleges In the land have given entire satisfaction The letter is signed "Colchot ter, Robei ts Co Twelve Horses Baiued. HEMPSTEAD, L. L, April most disastrous fli e that ever occurred in Hemp stead started in the organ factoiy owned by George Barle here laat night The organ and its contents were totally de- stroyed, together with five large barns, most of them filled with faiuiing imple ments, wagons, harness, etc. Twelvehorasi were also burned The total loss will reacb upw nd of and the Insurance will not reach half that amount. The fire nai of Incendiary origin. To Contest Cleveland'! Election. NHW YORK, April 11 Jersey City mayoralty election, which resulted in success of Orestes Cleveland, the Democratic candidate, 18 to be contested. Mr. Geoigi F Perkins, the Republican candidate, nai d by the heavy Democratic majori- ties rolled up in the First and Second Al dermanlc districts. It is charged by tin uupporteis of Mr. Perkins that those major! ties are fraudulent, and he has consented, at their request, to make a contest. New Tariff Bill. WASHINGTON, April house ways and means committee, by a strict paitj vote, has decided to report favorably thi McElnley tariff bill to the house. McKinley desired to praasnt It at once, bul Messrs. Carlisle and Mills begged tbat minority be given Until Monday next to prepare its report the reqoal granted He Wan One of Rube Oanf> WATNESBORO, April 11 tb triril of Hube Kniith, a supposed member 01 the Kubo Biirions gang of train robbtn, sevtrnl mt u> s t id jntiffad Smith as one 01 thn (Vien w 111 obboti the mall train of thf Mobiln uml Ohio railroad near bi idgf Gi >nt interei t is manifested in tb) hln) f t ti'-i ih imir. I nprak of It fiom experience. II p- >irvn tho growth of new hair, and it slowynnd soft The Vigor Is a sure euro for W. Bowen, Wltor qnlter, rthnr, Ohio, AI r HE MERCY OF A MOB. A Desperate Anti-Carhst Dem- onstration m Spain. THE MILITAIU FBE POW EHLESS. Carlist Club Invaded by a Maddened Mob ot Two Rioters Barricade the by the dumber Itnported Killed. MADRID, April anlval of the Carhst leader Maiquis Cerralbo at Valencia was made the occasion of an anti Carlist demonstration Thousands of auti Carlists mot at the station and followed the marquis to his hotel They smashed many windows of the hotel and ti led to set fire to the build- ing, when a detachment of trooitf charged and dispersed the mob Mauy persons were wounded. The Troops were A mob of persons invaded the Carllst club and set fire to the furmtuie When the firemen came the mob tried to obstruct them The mob then smashed and burned a carriage m the court yard Another mob tiled to burn a church, but was prevented by a detachment of troops The troops foiled, however, to dis- perse the constantly gathering The latter have built two barricades in the streets The military authorities have taken possession of the city and the whole garrison is under arms Pnople Ilepurted Killed The rioting The troops have madeseveial charges Many persons have boon injured, and it is reported that a num- ber of people have been killed, though or- ders were given to avoid bloodshed as long as possible Chamberlain on Gladstone's Policy. LONDON, April Chamberlain in a speech at Birmingham last nighksummed up Mr Gladstone's home rule policy as 1 born of deceit, nurtured by evasion and enshrined, m mystery Ex-Queen Natalie's Victory. BELGRADE, April 11 has written to a friend that the advised the Servian regents to allow her to educate her son herself and the regents hare consented to do so Wounded In a Dnel PARIS, April 11 Borrigtione, an ex- member of the chamber of deputies, and M Edwards, director of the Matin, have just fought a duel with swords. Edwards was wounded m the arm THE DYING STATESMAN Mr. Bandall Growing Steadily Weaker. The End Is Near. WASHINGTON, April 11 Samuel J Randall, of Pennsylvania, is ullll alive, but his death is a question of a few days at most He grows weaker contin- ually The end may come at any moment. evening he suffered another relapoe and is weaker than he was in the morning, though his mind is more than normally clear It has been said that Mr Randall was nn- conscious most of the time, but Dr Mallan says that this is not so He recognized all about him and occasionally spoke, but any tendency to conversation on his part was restrained as far as possible Dr Mnl and Dr Lincoln bad a consultation last even- ing and they were the only persons ontalde the family who saw him with the exception of Postmaster General Wanamaker, who makes a daily visit to the sick man Interest in the sufferer and sympathy for him are general Even the boys of the neighborhood went elsewhere to pit y when told that it was that Mr Randall ahould have all the quiet possible His col- leagues in the house, especially those with whom he has been long feel the nhadow of his coming end, and some of them find themselves unable at times to restrain their tears when his name Is mentioned, A feeling reference to his illness was mgde by the captain of the bou-e in his opening prayer The last report from bedside stated that Mr Randall was resting John B. Rhodes Co.'s Statement. PHIT ADELPHIA, April fifty creditors of the insolvent firm of John B. Rhodes Co, proprietors of tho mills, of Delaware county, held a meeting to take some action in regard to protecting their interests Mr. Rhodeg preoented following statement of aseete and liabilities: Liabilities Judgments, and open accounts, 28; total, 56180 Mills, maohineij, and live stock, stock on hand, total, The meeting Kerned to favor airangemente whereby Mr. Rhodef may be enabled to reopen the mills soon at possible. A committee was appointed to ascertain the actual value of the and report at an adjourned meeting to be held next Monday An Borne Deal the Cansc. N Y April Michael Roach, a farmer at Clmtondale committed suicide by shooting hirmielf in the muiith, the bullet entering the brain Despondency over a horse deal by which hs lost ti supposed to be the muse of In pun-Ming medicines don't 1.} ektteflnenti, the first only conridentlon should Inentw Iyer. rtood the ft t of forty tfrdar it li in neater thrn ever-a ttinnphtnt proof of .MlNim II1UI U TNW CNOICNttl' H. BHrt TnOS. w. JOxn W. 9 UHIRP, O, M. ATHMHT J. H, J., Jr., JOHN A. Buaiiinx BBO., ft HBAT.R, J. J. J. RICHARDS, TMO9. BI.AUKWOOD, BHB, RICHARDS BROR.. P GUIDE N ft MB given In 0f food, without i-" lyr federate drinker oran rlf MI It un n i! tgntythfttthapntimttiTiv Mfl rre he Is nwnrp. tHi ri t 40 book of iinr.. T CJ. A 3STID-J.' A K T, A NOVEL ISSUE The Women of tilgerton, Kan Will Take the Curtains Uunn Nuw FDUEIITON, Kau April 11 noiutm of tliih place recently raised the questiuu at> to whether the bllllafd halls should run with curtains to the windows or not 1 Ue Bouien were not able to go to the billiard hulls to jam m the game, and they nun. bitterlj opposed to their husbauda aiid doing so n hen the women could Dot see n hat was being done behmd the screens pluced bt fore the doors and windows. 1 hej de- clared that if the men did not tako down thpir scieens the women would have tht council pnKs an ordinance forbiddmg the use of such appliances. Keepers of billiard halls refused to reuuivt their screens. The women appeatkxl to thy council to pass the desired ordinance, but the members of the council Worehnndlerk of the stick, and consequently refused The women then nominated Mid after a nanu contest elected the following town officers Mayor, Mrs W H Kelley; police judge Mrs. Thomns Oreer, council, Mrs. R E Ewart, Mrs William Stewart, Mrs. J H Mrs Nat Ross and Mrs. James N Brown, with Miss Nellie Weston as city clerk The curtains will now have to come down Games. At (N 13 New ark, J AtSt (P 10, Cleve- land (P L) 6 At flt Louis St Louis (A. A 4, Chi- cago (N 10 At (N L 17 Athletics (A. A G At (N Wheel ing, 6 At A's, 1, Brooklyn (P 17 At New York (N L.) 8, Roch esters, 6 At Omaha, Neb (N 5, Omaha, 2 At Brooklyn Jersey City (A 11, Brooklyn (A A 4 Ohio Oil Booming FIVDLAT, 0 April 11 -There was much excitement here over another advance in the price of Ohio crude oil, which was made by the Standard n order to drive the independent buyers from the field The war between the great monopoly and the outside companies began about a month ago, and has been rod hot ever since When the Sun Oil company came into this field the Standard was paying ouly fifteen cents per barrni, but was soou forced to advance the buying figures a fen cents at a time, until yesterday thirty c nts waa offered for Ohio oil The Hun Oil company immediately put the price to thnty two and one-half The battle wil h icsiimed in the most elegant form THE LAXATIVE AND NUTRITIOUS JUIOE FIQ8 OF CALIFORNIA, Combined with the medicinal virtues of plants known to be tnost beneficial to trie human system, fpiniing an agreeable and effective laxative to penua- nently cure Habitual Consti- pation, and riie many ills de- pending on a weak or inactive :ondition of the KIDNEYS, LIVER AND BOWELS. It is th.most excellent rtinedy known to !LFAMSE THE SYSTEM Eri-ECTUHLLY When one is Bilious or Constipated THAT- PURE BLOOD, REFRESHING 8LIIP, H'ALTH and STRENGTH Every one Is using it are delighted witfi it, ASK YOUR DRUOOI8I FOR MANUMOTUIM-n ONLY BY CALIFORNIA FIG SYRUP CO. SUH FRAHCI8CO, OH. KY new ronir i. B. IIOBEN8ACK, PHILADELPHIA, PA. The ptaciallrt In Tuutbtal donos. Tonng men m'-r'Vo for Book. .eoelptof t V, 00- P, W, nntn S p. If, WHAPS JfOR KASl'KK. I lave you inade your selec tion We have a most pleas ing variety. We are showing a large line of Jackets, both plain and jaunty, at prices ranging from to oo 'Ihen we have those stylish and convenient shoulder capes, cloth, lace, beaded, New shipes and styles not shown last week. We have tjld you about our Peasant Cloalcs, made of Knglish waterproof serge, a most useful garment for wet weather dry weather traveling. One of these will prove a very satisfactory investment 'Ihe children have been well looked after in our prepara- tions 'for the spring trade We are prelly well satisfied that you will find you want for theni in our stock. COT-K St KUNSMAN, MlUUubi igr, Mill.- I DoYLtsrilttN 111 II Vllltu. uoUo ttfcatuat Hir ntn M T1 bhellenhug i U tht iimuuut t f i mm In brought m i) ml ti, r., tbo iountn mil tli kn I iinn is II u-4 lULreastd t> lOOnlmtth ruimi- an flomb ing Sh 11 nh practlt in the i hunt Hit nuitakuliad him t j rt h main ws an orphans. Hit tilino (f f hns IHHI fasttuul hiu ly tin p tl( u notes to win h tin nan i un 1 oth rs wire f 1 ghon 11, ul if, i u, rovvtd m in) In n i entel ed mist Slinl nl than tovirs Ins ti UnrshaviMi pioi tiling A intM-tliif, i t i Apiil f J H Lmi ltt i tis u r i ur f n h t n I 1} i li n III A Is that impurity of the blood which produces unsightly lumps or swellings in the neck, which causes running sores on the arms, legs, or feet, which develops ulcers In the eyes, ears, or nose, often causing blindness or deafness, which la the origin of pimples can- cerous growths, or Ing upon the lungs, causes consumption and death. It is the most ancient of all diseases, very few persons are entirely free from It How Can It Be By taking Hood 9 Samparuia, which, by the remarkable cures It haa accomplished, has proven itself to be a potent peculiar medicine for this disease. If you suffer from scrofula, try Hood s Sarsaparllla. Bverj spring my wife and children have been troubled scrofula, my little boy, three years old, being a terrible sufferer. spring he was one mass of sores from headtoleet. We all took Hood s Sarsaparilla, and all have been cured of the scrofula. My little boy is entirely free from sores, and all four of my children look bright and healthy W B ATHERTON, Passaic City, N J Hood's uarsaparilla Sold bT >ll druggists (1 ilxforfS Prepared only by f) I HOOD 10 Apothecaries Lowell, Hut 100 Doses One Dollar ANGKT.Q CAMKRA'S GENERAL CONFEC'IIONEEY, Jr'.tcLr.Lj.'-l, ITu'O.'S, tc. Superfine Cream Chocolates a specialty An Immense assortment of Pachous, ges, Drops, Cough Candies, Nut Candies, Car MutU'us, Penny Goods, Turkish Candies, French Creams. French Qlaces, etc Prices moderate 205 SOUTH HBOAD STREET, NEXT TO BROAD bTEEET BANK ANGELO CAMERA, Pnop ARK ARRIYIHQ AT WAUJS' FANCY STOKI1i clwirabls of W Si. IWllVl, -lil Qtl" o. 3, Tf-l'U''. 123 auj N. Greene Street. ;