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IS SERVED BY CARRIERS
AT SO CENTS A MONTH.
Wanted" and "Situations
TWETTY-TniKD YEARNO. G,09o.
WASHINGTON, B. C., TUESDAY EVENING, JANUARY (J, 1801.
nuoiD n1 wo ci3N"rs.
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INM'.ST VOUIt MONEY
t Alton Oil SMALL BUMS,
most is ui to $1,000,
11IK BOUTHUHN LAND EXCHANGE.
l'roni nix (G) per cent, up to ten (10) per cent.
ntcrrM guaranteed on all regular Investments.
From loner cent, up to super cent, guaran
teed on nil mock and land Investment.
Investment maj lie withdrawn at anytime,
tipon thirty dors' notice, with Interest up to
date o( withdrawal.
illi: SOUTHEUN LAND EXCHANdE.
1 he object of tlio Southern I.nnrl Exchange)
I twofold. I'lHST, to nrrord Indlvldusts ot all
classes, rlchnnd poor alike, to safely Invest
money In large or, amall sums, ranging from (.
up to f."!.OU, cither by Joining the Kxctuinge
ami becoming a member thereof, or HKOONI),
lir Investing through tho UXOIIANOE (as
thinngh an agent) In one of the UOvlPA
MB), ASSOCIATIONS or SYNDICATES rep.
resented by the Kxchangn, the purchaser or In.
icitorlu every Inatauco being guaranteed by
IN TIIK 1 UU.MEU CASK any one may be
comes a member ot the KXCHANUK by sub
ecrlhlng and paying for not leas than One nor
more flian One Thousand INVESTMENT
'I ICKin a, t the unltotm rate ot 5 per ticket.
Theso tickets are redeemable by the EX
CHANGE etcry three months, with guaran
teed Interest ot twelve (13) per cent, Persons
holding tickets longer than three months be
come regular stockholders In thsEXUHAN'OE,
and an audi are entitled to a pro rala inlertit
lu all profits arising from outside and Inside
Investments made by the EXCHANGE. Keg
ular' stockholders recelro dividends quarterly,
jnd may withdraw at any tlnio upon thirty
(SO) d) a.' notice, and will receive, In addition
to the amount Invested, all dividends duo them
lip (n date of w ithdrawal.
IN CLASS I), where Investments are mado
thronnh tho EXCHANGE In any one ot the
i'OMFANIES, ASSOCIATIONS or SYNDI
CATES represented therein, the following rates
ot Interest are guaranteed to Investors:
Sir (C) per cent, to ten (10) per cent, guaran
teed. Interest on all regular Investments.
Ten (10) per cent, to twenty (20) per cent,
guaranteed Interest on nil stock and land In
vestments. In every.caae. tho Investor has the right to
ivltodraw lninttnent,'wlth"lnteret up lu day
ot withdraw al, upon thirty days' notice.
Send for Prospectus,
'tllE faOUTHEUN LAND EXCHANGE,
Atlantic Building, 028 and 0 1' street.
OBiccs U and 40, Washington, n. C,
OKFICH OP THE MUTUAL KIItE INSUlt
ance Comnanr of the District of Coluuv
bin, Washington, January 3, 181)1.
1 ho annnul meeting of tho Mutual Tire In
surance Company of tho District ot Columbia
will be held on thoTllIKll MONDAY IN .IAN
1JAKY, 1MU, the Mill Instant, at the olUre ot
the company, corner ot Pennsylvania revenue
nnd Ninth stiect northwest, commencing at 0
o'clock a. m.
Uy the charter of the company the election ot
peren managers, to constitute a board to con
duct the nrrulrs ot tho company, Is required to
bo held nt tho nbovo meeting,
Ily the sixth article of tho by-laws ot tho com-
finy It U provided: "At the annual meeting ot
he company the first business In ordor shall bo
the appointment ot a chairman, who shall con
duct the meeting and election In accordance
xvlth tho act of Incorporation, between tho
hours ot !l o'clock n, m. and 0 p. in."
Amount of premium notes held by
the company $!,13VMI 00
Cash on bund 7.SL) II
Securities 17T,o.-) a)
Itralcatatc 71,000 00
Offlce furnltiiro and ilxtures COO 00
Losses by flro for tho year 1S0O, ad
justed and paid...... 10.TJIG.1
'I he annunl statement will ho ready for dis
tribution at theolllceot the company by tho
13th Instant. J. WESLEY UOlEI.EIt,
THE NATIONAL UNION IN&UUANCE
Is now located In Its new otUce,
NO. 018 F STREET NORTHWEST.
IIENItY O. TOWJ.E9, President.
CHAI1LES U. 1IAILEY, Vice-President.
NOI1LI2 D. LAItNEIt, Secretary.
CIIAIlI.ES N. LAItNEIt, Asst, Sec'y.
EASTON A! HUPP,
orner IVnns) h anla avo. and Thirteenth Bt.,
lime removed to 421 Eleventh street n. w
Opposite Star Office. de-SXlm
mil THE PUDLIOt
lu Making Contracts for UrUkwork,
JOSEPH W. COLLINS,
3120 P atrcet northwest, wants to advise the
public that he Is etlll contracting tor all brick
l'roniptfattentlon to work guaranteed,
J Eleventh and 0 streets.
Annoiinco the following Burg.ilns for
ONE WEEK ONLY:
ltogera' Teaspoons (lie per set
Ordinary Price .,$1.23 per set
htag Handle Can era, fnllyjguaran-
teed ,,,.$1,33 per pair
Ordinary price $1,50 per pair
-Crown Fluting Machine ,$3 SO each
Ordinary price $3 each
Old Reliable Clothes-wringer $1,73 each
Our Entire Lino ot Scissors at 10
Per Cent. Discount.
Coal Hods, 10 Inches ,.,.50c
Ordinary price. ,,, ,,,:K)c
Also Full Line of (las nnd Oil Stoves, Felt,
Weather Strips, Furniture Han
dles and Mechanics' Tools,
UAlinCIt & HOSS,
II AltD WAHE AND CUTLERY,
Opposite lloslon Dry (looda House,
TOH AMERICAN WINES
Place Your Ordor With the
'JOKALON WINE COMPANY,
"Ui trcet Hi w. nov!l
LOAN AND TUUST COMPANY.
Temporary Ofilcca: Corner Tenth and 1' streets
Vnder Acl ot Congress Appro ed October
Subject to the Kunenlslon of the Huprem-
C'ouit ot tho District ot Columbia and tho
Comptroller bt the Currency,
ltecclve deposits and atlo.ws Interest on bal
ances. Issues certificate) ot deposit.
' Acts as Execntor, Administrator, Quardlan,
Trustee, Receiver, Assignee, Committee ot the
Estate ot 1'ersons Non Compos Mentis and
other business of a fiduciary character.
1X1 Eltr.1T and DIVIDENDS collected for
customers WITHOUT CHAItOE.
Uuaranteed Investments furnished. Notes,
secured bv deed ot trust, for sale. Money
loaned on llrst-claas collateral security and on
Our new building, at tho corner of Ninth and
T streets. Is being lilted up with Safe Deposit
Vaults unsurpassed for safety and convenience.
UnAiXir.D It. Wins-En, President.
John Jor Edjon, Vice-President.
Wm. II. Itonisox, Secretary.
Wm, D, GcnLXT, Treasurer.
John T. Anna,
Cius. It. Bxilet,
Cuxh. S. Uir.cn,
JiXEs L. Binnoun,
GroRoi E. Daiitol,
Joun Jor Eoson,
John A. Hamilton,
Albert F. ox,
O. C. OniKN,
Wji. I). Quhlet,
A. S. W
JonK II. LxnNtn,
Oxonas F. Scmrtrt,
N. II, Sun,
Joiim A. Swore,
3. S. SvronBSTEur,
It. II, Warner,
Cius. II. Wilkinson,
A. A, Wilson,
L. D, Wivl,
S. W. Woouward,
HIS SPACE IS RESERVED TOR TUTURE
GEOROE WHITE 4 SOSS'
404 Maine .venue. dell
AJIEE'llNQ OF THE STOCKHOLDERS
of the Washington nnd Georgetown Rail
win Company for the election ot directors will
bo held nt the oftlrn ot the company, George
town, on WEDNESDAY, tho 11th day of Jouu
'1 he polls will be opened nt 10 a.m. and
closed nt IS m, Transfer hooks will he closed
on the 7th ot Jnnuarv, 1601, nnd opened on
January 1 1, lstil. II. HURT, President.
C. JI. KOONES, Secretary. dcN lit
ELEOANT LADIEb1 RESTAURANT,
Corner Tenth and V streets.
Theatre Parties n Specialty.
clel3-lm Pronijit bervlce. Polite Attention,
HARTERED UY CONGRESS 1813.
TRANKLIN INSURANCE CO.
Ot Washington, D. V.
CAPITAL AND SURPLUS $M3,O00 00
IlaB nc er contested n loss by lire, but olwaj s
makes prompt and liberal adjustments,
DR. DANIEL U. CLARKE, Prcst.
OEO. E. LEMON, VIce-1'rcst.
CIIAS. S. 11RADLEY, Trcas.
I. l'ENWICK YOUNG, bec'y.
WILL P. DOTEI.Elt, Ass't bec'y.
dfd 3m ,
For the convenience ot persons 111 lng lu the
eastern and western sections ot the city, ar.
raugemeuts havo heeu made by which they
can pay their gas bills during bauLlii hours
NATIONAL CAPITAL HANK
WEST END NATIONAL RANK,
Hills paid after tho 6th ot each month will
not bo entitled to tho discount ot S3 ceuts per
1,000 cubic feet.
WASHINGTON GASLIGHT CO.
Having retired from tho firm of EMMONS &
DIIOWN, 1 take ideasuro In Informing my
ti lends and the public that I cun ho found at
in) olllre, dill Tenth street noithwest, whero I
am inndnrtlng u general
REAL ESTATE LOAN ami INSURANCE
Piomptnnd personal attention given to all
matters placed lu my hands. Respectfully,
JAMES I'. HHOWN,
C01 Tenth street u. w.
Telephono Call, 173 i.
ITIOll '1 HE PUREST AND 1IF.ST OALll'OR.
nla Wines, nt the most reasonable prices,
go to the bonomn Cnllfornla Wluo Company,
5l7 Ninth street noithwest.
del31m JOSEPH NEUMANN.
llrlcklujcr and Contractor,
13M Penntjlvnnla aroutio noithwest,
Wimts to advise tho public that Rrlckwork ot
Every Description will receive Prompt Atten
tion nt his hands, Holler betting and Hikers'
" cava Specialty. nor24
AHSIGNIX.'S SALE OK VALUAIILE HEAL
ESTATE llEI.OMHNOTOTIIE ESTATE
01' (IEO. I. HILL,
I will sell at private sulo the following real
Lots, In scituirrSIT, Imjiroiedby three-story
nnd basement brick dwelling, No. 1115 1' street
AIo on undivided one lull Interest lu parts
ot lots 10 and II, In square W, improved by
four-story and basement brick dwelling, No.
Mil E street northwest, Special attention Is
called to this proper!) ns alTordlnir an oppor
tunity for nn Investment In valuable business
Also sub-lots 151, 111, 137 nnd 13s, In square
K'l, Improved ly four two storv an 1 basement
bilck dwellings, being Nos. 701, 70 70 1 and
711 Sixth street northeast.
Assignee (Jen, I. Mill,
milE OOODYEAIt ltUllllElt COMPANY
A. wishes to call attention to their superior
quality ot Itubter Shoes and Hoots nt all Kinds
for cierv class. Now, Ladles and (lentlemen,
we arc tho leading houso of this kind lu the
city. Call and examine prices. OOODYEAIt
JUllUlHIt COMPANY. dolKlm
Cw.Lrii os the l'lir.siM.NT. Among llto
President'!! cullers lo-iluy wcro Houston
Dawes nml lloar, Itciiresciitnllves llnyne,
l'liytilcr nnd l'cnthcrstotie.
j;t)t.TTioAf. Itiii'oiiT. A jirellmlinry
rrjiort to the Coiunils-Ioncr of IMitcntlou
lini boon nindo by Dr. Slifjldou .Inclciim,
Dultod States general ngcut of ctlttcatlon
A Waxhinoton 1'ttiM tiic Lowest Hin
HFit. llldi for constructing approaches to
thopuljllu Ijuildlnu; ut lmitvllle, JCy.,
weiu oiicitccl at tlio Treasury Department
yestordiiy afternoon. Tho lowest bid waM
by the Sclillllnger 1'nvltiR Comiutiy of
this city nt $29,4.W. Walter It. DuvitM of
Naval Ordeili, Clnnluln Jumes J.
Knne lias been ordered to the, receiving
el ilp Franklin, bcclnnini; his duties on
tho lr.th Instant.
Sallmnker O. 1'. Talisman ordered to
hold himself in readiness for orders to the
Sallmnker John T. Dally ordered lohfild
himself In readiness for orders Id the
Kaim'.oati Ufimiit. The Commissioner
of Railroads has made his annual report
to mo secretary ot ma interior, iiie re
port .shows the condition of tho property,
business and nccounts'of tho several rail
road companies coming tinder the tmper
Mon of the bureau. Many improvo
mcntH are leported, adding largely to the
valuoof tho nronerlv nnd tiicrcislni! tho
Oovernnient'H Rcc'tirlty. Tho operations
show an improvement oqt tho preceding
IIiia to CoNSTiiLiT Onp'vcr.. Vcster
ilny afternoon the Uureauof Ordnance,
AVnr Dejiarlinent, opened tho bids for the
construction of fifty guns for theAimy
of eight, ten and twelve-Inch calibres,
('(ligrfs appropriated $3,17,1,000 to pay
for thH work, uud it was cxiiccted there
would bo several bids, but only two linns
appear to v ant tho Job tlieMldvaloKteel
C-nnipiiny and the Houth ltostou Iron
Wotk. Tho former company bid $22,
OiSeaeh for twenty-live 8-lnch guns, $31,
8N) each for fifty 10-Inch guns, nnd t3M2
each for twcnty-tlvo 12-iucli guns. Tito
total amount of I heir bid was 5,M0,fl00.
'Fhcy agreed to deliver one typo gun of
each cnllbre nt the endof three years after
signing the contract and the remaining
guns wllliln ciglit years after thoiiccept-
iiiice oi inc ieii guns,
Tho South Iloston Iron Works bid for
ono typo 8-inch gun, $L"0,.'iOO, to be de
livered January 1, 1S03; for.irn rounds of
ammiinitlon for this gun, $J 1,31.50; for
(ho twenty-four remaining 8-lnch gun",
with ten rounds of ammunition foreacli
gun, $20,li0." each, tho guns to be delivered
at tho rate ot six per year nnd after tho
tct of tho tvpo guns; for ono tyjie gun of
10-luch caliber, 810,500; for 300 rounds of
ammunition, 513,350, this gun to bo de
livered Juno 1, 1803; for forty-nitio 10 Inch
guns and ten rounds for each gun, Sks.OOO
each, to bo delivered at the rate of live per
year after tho acceptance of the typo gun;
lor ono type llMnch gun, $70,800, to bo de
livertd January 1, lhlll; for 250 lounds of
ll'-inth nmi-tmitlon. $00,000. for twentv-
four 12-Inch gnn, vvitli ten rounds fur
each, (7n,'Ju0cacli, to be delivered at the
tato of three per year after the tllul of the
lloth bids will havo to lie rejected, as
they aro in excess of tho appropriation.
AT THE CITY HALL.
tho Justices llcRln Wok Umler Tln-Ir
The Judges of tho Supreme Court did
their llrst work under the new assignment
to-day, Justico Hagner was engaged In
empaneling tho grand and petit Jurors
for tho prcent term In the Criminal Court.
The grand Jury was not completed, and
the clerk was ordered to summon four
Jurors to 1111 the vacancy. Those who
w ero excused were Chatles Hurley, J. li,
Freeman, Joseph liakeman, Jelleriou
'ihonitis and Henry O. Camp. Tlioso who
were accepted weie, A. .). Hnnfoid. Henrv
V. (id, Jtobert T.usby. C. it. I'airis, Will
Iain Hull, Itobeit If, Wade, J. lllako Ken
dall, JI. 1). Howard, (leorgo W, Ihvvcr,
.Tames It. I'.ml, Frederick Walter, Will
iam I'. .Inlnison, M'utkliis FoNon, llrneit
A. Slinkier, iMiacllccrs.JanieMT. 1'aMons,
Willlum II. McKnew and J.N. lllrckho.ul.
Judge Co'C took his seat in tho Ciicult
C'nititi nnd JittUu llradloy aesuined chargo
of tlio Kiiuity I'ouit. Chief Justice lllug
hnm nnd Justices Mnntgonicry and James
look llii'lr places lu tho (Jciicr.il Term, ,tc
coiding lo tho assignments. The day was
cciisumtd lu llnishiug loutlno matters.
Senator Chandler WiiaMlstnkoii.
A few days ago Hon, V. I.'. Chandler
wrolo a letter to tho Commissioner, com
plaining that tlieio was no lire-escape on
Mir-nulc Temple. Thu communication
was lefcncd to Inspector of llulldiugs
Kntvv Isle, who returned It, with tho In
dorsement that theio was not only n flro
escape on tho temple, but it was ono of
tlui best lu Washington, Tlio tumble
was the hall company did not placard tlio
building, inviting attention to thu loca
tion of tho escape, which is situated on
i iu inn in biuo oi tuo nan, wueru it un
joins tho Temple C.ifo.
At 111 Not Moiil Tor ii Year.
Special Olllcer Utceii at the Baltimore
and Ohio depot yesteiday afteiuoon
placed under arrest (leorgo Williams,
alia James Hell, nnd locked him up at
tlio Now JcrKoy-iivcnuo station. In the
Police Court this morning Williams was
shown to have stolen dlnner-palls, co.its,
money and other articles fioin thonien
encaged In haudlinu; freight at the depot.
Only n few months ago he llnlshed a
sentence In Jail for bleating goods troin
freight cars, 'litis time ho goes down for
Oiilt'icit In ltepnli' the lliliK-i,
'Tho Commissioners have written to the
ttustees of the Chesapeako and Ohio C.mal
Company notlfj lng them of the danger
ous condition of tho bridges over the
canal at 'Ililtly-thlrd and Thlity-fourtli
streets In Georgetown, and ordering their
Inimcdlato action In lepalrlng the struct
ures and icudering them lit for travel.
Asking for hiiliuilmti Impiovoititiiit,
'1 ho Commlsjlouers aro in receipt of it
long petition fiom tho Utiicusof lliool;
lyn, I), (' , rciuicstlng thuiinprovcment of
Piovldeucoiivcuue, which inns cast from
tho station through the central part of the
tow u, Tho cost is estimated nt WOO.
1'iiilmlilllty of n (Uincinl i:iectlou,
I.OMOV, Jan. 0. i:erythlng points to
n geueial election In the spring, according
to the programme, outlined lu tlieio dis
patches two weeks ugo,
A (Iniift of Young Thlcvcx llrnkcii Uji
f'cIlvro1 Jan.O. Agiitig of youthful
but well-organlrcd linrglars was yoterd'iy
unearthed liy tho police. Information
was given that a quantlly of blasting
powder and n iiumbcr of chisels had been
stolen from tlio Oxford mine and lhat
suspicion rested on Ihreo boys who were
known to have entered the mine during
the morning, 0 Ulcer Lewis tool; the cue
lu hand, lecoverlng tho stolen material
nnd nn eating three of tho gang.
llo shadow ed the lads and followed them
to a Uttlohousoon I'rlce street, which Ihev
hnil tented nsnelub room. When they
had rail ly entered tlio ojllror followed.
Inside he found tlio iiow dor and ono chisel,
besides a clock, which had been stolen
from a school house, and an overcoat from
Music Hall. It Is thostipH)sItlou that it
was their Intention to crack n safe. Among
the fifteen or more known to frcn,ucnttho
place are tho sous of several prominent
TIIK (IHANITE STATE'S JIUDIII.E.
'Hie Coin t Drrlilrs Ono Election Cnso
lu I'mor of the Democrats,
CoMoitn, N, II,, Jan. 0. The Supreme
C'ouit Inst night issued a mandamus direct
ing tho town clerk of lEochestcr to amend
his returns of the voto given In that town
for Senator. Tho effect of this order will
be that the Oovcmor and council will re
canvass the vote o tho Somersworth dis
trict to-morrow, and will llnd the Prohibi
tion vote of llothfstcr lo be 31 Instead of
U ns counted. This gives the Democratic
candidate 2 majority, anil he will be given
the ccrtillcatc. This will give tho Demo
crats ttu members lu the Senate to sixteen
for the Republicans, with no choice in ono
Leirlslatlve caucuses of both nartles wilt
be held to-morrow night when the turtles
will (.elect their candidates for the Speak
ership and tho Presidency of tlio Sanatc.
It is generally thought that the Supreme
Court will render Its opinion in the Clerk
Jcwcttcao late to-day or early Wednes
day. ROW IN A SCNDAY-SCHOOIi.
rnstornnil Superintendent Abnso IIucli
OIUci'TIU (he C'lilldron Cry.
Hevmno, Jan. 0. A lively war of words
took place in St. Jlatthow's Evangelical
Sunduy-school, this city, Sunday morning
as the result of the disruption in the de
nomination between Illsliops Hshcr and
Dubs nnd their expulsion from olllce.
The 1'jilieritc.s now publish their Sunday
school litcraturo at Cleveland and the
Dubs men in Harrlsburg. Uov. A. S.
Kreserc, the pastor, entered tho Sunday
school and miidn a violent suece.li with
clinched lists in favor of using (ho lesson
leaves printed at Cleveland. William S)
der, llio superintendent, became angry,
nml demanded that Uov. Krcs gc shut up
The war of words continued until the
children commenced to cry, and many
left In the gfcatc-t disgust, ltev. Kres ors
condurt has been teported to Presiding
III8 DEATH ASSUMED.
Ttin Arclulukft John of Austilu
Kiiiiluil as n Dead Sinn.
Vir.Nxv, Jan. C The death of the Arch
duke John, w ho, under the name of John
Orth, was captain of a llnulllan nicichant
vessel, Is assumed as proved and the
necessary legal steps toward registering
the decease) have been taken this week.
Minor btubcl, the actress of tho Imperial
Opera, who was known to have gone with
llto Archduke, is nlo assumed to be de id.
She has left a good deal of property be
hind her, which is now claimed by the
next of kin. The Archduke, it w 111 bo re
membered, resigned his rank in order to
many 1'rauleln fctubel.
Tho will of the Archduke Is to bo opened
here shortly. It Is known already tint
tho greater part of the valuable) nnd
money invented will go to tho llmporor of
Austria. Ills life insurance will go to
his mother, 'llio furniture, library and
Hungarian real estate will go to Minor
Stubel's mother, although she disclaims
all knowledge of (he marriage of her
daughter anil the Aichdukc.
Tho MoitRiigo Is Valid.
Pitii.vpn.niiv. Jan. 0. Tlio 10,000,000
mortgage voted by the Pittsburg and Con
ncllsvillo Itailroad Company upon which
that company's conolIdiitcil mortgage
bonds vvcru issued, was yesterday dccl.it eel
to bo valid by the Supreme Court, Thu
couit holds that the conipuuj's action Ls
a charter right which is not affected by
tho Constitution, and that theio was "no
t rand lu fact" lu the issue of the bonds,
It was charged lu tho original that tho
making of the mortgago was simply the
carrying out of scheino to gtvo the
mortgagees the bonds for tho exclusive
benefit of the llaltlmorc and Ohio Hail
road Company and the minority stock
holders. When tho mortgago was made
the llaltlmorc and Ohio people held tho
majority of stock In the Pittsburg and
A I'l isuiior CoiiiiitaliiH of lliulTientnieiit
The CommbMiomrs several days ago re
ceived a communication from u prisoner
in the workhouse ipuipl.tlnlug of had
tiealincnt and among oilier causes citing
the fact that tho Inmates had lo goto be I
nt 8 o'clock, but wcio piovented front
sleeping by tlio ofilciaN who made too
'Hie letter was lorencd to Superinten
dent Sloutenbtirgh who slatce that lor
thoelMpllnonf the institution iptlet is
mdered after 8 p. m, which prevents pris
oners fiout being noisy. As to tlio chargo
of olllcers making undue noSe until a late
hour tho Superintendent declares It to be
false lu cveiy particular.
fi. A. II. Appointments,
JIomox, jus,, Jan. U. lit general
oidcrs Conunaudcr-In-Chlet Veazy of the
(I. A, It. announces tho apjiolntmcnt of
nides-de-catup on his staff. Charles lt.ikcr
nt iicuat, .Me., ami J tiiik il. Isoyesol
Nashua ate nniiolutcd assistant Inspectors-
gineral, and Hon, (ieorgu A. .Mardcii of
Lowell a 11101111)01' of thu committee on
111cu101l.il hall at Decatur, HI, Tho pen
sion committee consists of II. W. Iilue,
Kansns; Warner Jliller, New York;
Alvlu 11. llervv, Indiana; Seldon Conner
-Maine, and I,, T, Dlckcrsou, Illinois,
Assigned ut Demand of ruri'lgu Cictll
(ins. Mn.Tiii.vi., Qiritnc, Jan 0. At llio do
main! of foielgn creditors. I, A, Patterson &
Co., dry goods dealers of this city, m.ido
nn assignment. Their cicdltors ubroail
me English, French and Cenuan linns,
whose 1 lalius amount tofS'.OOO. A num
ber of I'nited Mates Ilrnis aro also Inter
esttsl, Tho principal Cin.nllaii creditor
is the Hank of .Montreal, which has a
claim ol SHh.WO.
A Costly .lol.
"J vvur only Jokln will Hrown, 'deed 1
wu," said Abe Wheeler, 11 saddlo-coloicd
sou of Ham, who was beforo Judgo .Miller
this morning, charged with assaulting
Petollrown, tho pos-ewsorof u pthh-ciitt
which Wheeler wished to borrow.
Drown said ho did not catu to loan the
eiut and the two men became engaged in
nrow, lu vlilch Wheeler seveiely pun
ished lltonii by beating him over tho
head with a hoof cleanei. Judge .Miller
lined tho pugilist 50.
Another City Complain About the (Vn
miik. Pciuti vmi M Jan, 0. The census of
Poitland has been taken by order of tho
city, tho work being done by the asses
sorbin the different wards. The popula
tion is tKt.01.V5, nn Increase of 3,000. over the
census as taken by the Government
A WTTLH SKIItMKir.
INDIANS. .limitOIINII A WAdON Tl! UN
AND ITS llrlCOKT.
Kept nt l!ay for Three Hours nnd Many
Shot I'll til A Few Indian Killed
The Ootlook nt Pine llhl'o The lie
lnni.nl of Colonel Forsyllie C.iucs
CvMf J.rvn Wot'Ntirn Ksnt; Ciini k, Jan,
fl - Another engagement took place at this
point yesterday morning. As a number
of wagons with supplies were known to
be coming on tho load from ltnpld City to
this iolut If was thought best to scud out
a detachment to protect them. So thirty
men were plekesl out and Immediately
ttartcd down the road.
They had not gono over Ion miles when
they discovered (lie wagons, thirteen in
number, drawn up lu the form of a square
and being attacked by 11 band of about
llfty Indians. Tho detachments put their
horses to a full gallop, the Indians, seeing
which, withdrew to an adjoining hill,
llio ilctachhient now Joined tho team
sters, who numbered only 10. Sacks of
grain, bundles and boxes wcro thrown up
In front of tho besieged ns breast-works.
The Indians,- noticing this, Immediately
returned and commenced tho attack,
circling around the wagons, but keeping
at a dlstanco of 800 yards. As n result
tho shots from their Winchesters were
not very effective, often falling short ot
The Carbines of the soldiers were ued
with much more effect, u number of In
dians being seen to fall from their horses.
Meantime) their number was augmented
until they numbered some 100 warriors in
attack besides some they had tiosted off
on the adjoining hills. One soldier, dur
ing the commencement of the fight, whllo
arranging tho breast works was shot in
the shoulder, but not seriously wounded.
a souuer was uctaiicu 10 return 10 camp
and rcort that the detachment was bc
pcigcd by the Indians, and that they were
attacking the wagon train. Ho selected
a fast horse and mado a break at an oppor
tune morrlcut, tho attention of the Indians
being attracked to movements on the
other side. As soon ns tho oblectof the
ruse was seen about twenty Indians gave
cliasn to 1'rlvntc Collins and tired shot af
ter shot at him, but as he had a fast horse
ho soon distanced them.
They then returned with the others to
the attack. 'Ihcroiuorc Indians wcroseen
to fall from their horses and were picked
up and carried away bythelrcomnanlous.
r our cavalry liorscn were shot and killed,
n wcron largo number of Indian (ionic).
While the large body of Indians was be
ing oitgaged by the majority of thesoldicrs
and cltleus a few Indians scattered about,
dismounted, and, getting us near as pos
sible, began llrlng Into the lmrse-s and try
ing to stampede them. This they nearly
succeeded In doing several times and hid
not some of the soldiers been gifniding
anil Homing tlio norsea tney would un
doubtedly havo succeeded In attaining
iiioiroiijeci. jiy tins time tilings vvcru
gclting)irelty lift for thu beselged piity
and shots were living ns thick as hall
stones and it was haiil to distinguish the
Indians thiough tho s.niolcc. Tho citizens
had been llglitlng tlicni about six lioius
and the soldiers about tlnec hours.
A lltllo befoie 2 o'clock p. in. a commo
tion was seen among thu Indian, mid
they gradually retreated when it was seen
that troops were coming at full charge to
(lie resuie. Ilvcry one gave thico re
sounding cheers ns tho troops rode up, the
Indians scattering in all directions, and
Tionp F giving eliae. They wcro pursued
until near nlghtfiill, when tho chase was
abandoned, the wagon teams and every
one returning to camp, bringing the dead
Indians mid some ponies vvitli them.
Pim Union Aoi:xe v, S. D., Jan. 0. Jack
lied Cloud and a small patty of fricndlics
came 111 from tho hostile camp yesteiday
afternoon. They asked that the Indians
now al tho agency bo sent out to help the
Indian who fled from the agency on the
night of the battle of Wounded Knee to
getaway liom thohpstllc. The author
ities look upon tho request with ill-trust
and icseive their decision,
The suspension of Colonel Forsythe
came like 11 Hash and created umaemeut
insonieminds. Officials' mnuthsarocloscd
to all Inquiries on tho subject. It Is be
lieved that the unfortunate disposition of
tho troop, nuiklnsi It possible for them to
do ciu-s-llring, with tho result of killing
one another, constitutes a part, and Is
possibly thogi cater part of the foundation
for Colonel Forsv tho'.s suspension.
Thu general situation hero is lueieastug
In seriousness. Short Dull, the leading
hostile chief, who has distinguished him
self all along during the trouble by never
for a moment considering any of the over
tures looking to an amicable settlement,
but who has steadily stuck to his lair in
tlio llnd Lands, and has now assumed
command of the gioat body of hostile.,
Sunday night told tho (lovcrnnieut spies
that he would take this agency if it co-t
every warrior ho had.
Hnlf-biecsls hero have been informed by
friends and relatives, whom sumo of them
have among tlio hostile.-, that thev had
better Immediate!) move their families a
long dltlniieo from tho awney a agie.it
mid and massacre was 1 eri.iln. Tlio nail
bleeds tire showing the ngo'icy jkmii1u
what thev think of tills Information by
getting theli families out of there with a
'I he CiOverniiHiit holder. John Dvvyer,
and Issue Cleik Piigh havo both discov
ered, through their Indian Iriends of
vents standing, that a laid and massacm
has been fully decided upon and ma
turely planned, (lener.il .Miles is thor
omkIiIv conversant with all these facts
himself, and says that tho situation Is ex
ceedingly critical, There are less tliuu
CCt) soldiers Itete now all told.
Fort Tom x, X. 1)., Jan. fi. Humors
aro cm rent hero that tho 3,at)0 Indians em
thoTuttlo icservatlon are liable ut any mo
mint to luauguiate u massaeio of settlers
living along tho north Dakota bonier
This baud has been unruly forsomo time
on tic count of their half-starved condition
and have several times given trouble,
'llio troops hero are totally Inadequate to
protect settlers should an uprising oc
cur Settlers aro much worried over tlio
situation and have sent it protest to Wash
ington against leav lng this baud of 3,500
savages to menace the people,
SN Fnvxeii-eo, Jan. II. Orders have
been received byticneial (ilbbou from
Washington to havo two companies of
thu Fifth Atllllery and two companies of
tho Fourth Ciivaliy to hold themselves
in lMidlness lo start at once for tho sceno
Hj,llio Indian trouble's lu Dakota.
Tho following has been received this
ilalo lrum Major-dcneral Miles, under
d.ilo of )C9terd.i.v, liuiu Pino Itlilge
"In answer In a communication that I
sent to tlio hostile camp yesteiday, s lying
that live men could come in and learn
what 1 expecli'd them to do, tho follow-lug-named
men came lu lllg Itnad, He
Dog, Little Hawk, Jink Itcd Cloud and
High Hawk. Thellist thieosurieudeied
to me on tho Yellowstone In lh77. The
prospects aie at present favorable that the
whole camp may smrender, but 1 do not
wish In anticipate There me 110 changes
In the condition of troops
Nmucioustclcgiums are passing between
(icneial Miles and War Dcpaitiuent olll
cial, hut few of them are made public
Slmo llio suspension of Colonel Forsjtho
In tho face ot the enemy many telegiams
touching that case have passed between
Secretin' Pioetor, d'cneml Mllcvsand Ucn
end K'holleld. Theso telegiams are not
made public, lint it Is known that an Im
portant telegram from ( leneral Mill's about
(he Forsj the case was laid before the Cabi
net to-day bv Secretaij Proe'tor, Its con
tents could not be poslllvePj ascertained,
but Army Jcfllclal, who are In 11 position
lo know, intimate quietly that lleticral
Miles docs not Indorse llio siiskmiIoii of
Colonel Forsjlhe, and in suspending him
he simply carried out tlio orders from thu
No ono appears lo know at whose In
stant 0 the gallant soldier was suspended,
pending an investigation of the baltlc-at
Woumlisl Knee, wheresovcralflquawsiind
children vvero killed.
"I am satisfied," said nn attache of Hie
War Department tills morning, "that the
order for the susjwnslon of Colonel For
sv the did not come from cither Secretary
Proctor or (Icneial Scholleld, but I have
every reason to believe that after the
fuels were laid before the President he
hlmse If requested tir ordered the removal.
Col Forsythe lias not been In sympathy
with tlie Administration, and tills is no
doubt the cause of Ids removal. This is
not tho first Instance In which the Presi
dent has show 11 the ( loven foot In matters
ot this character. I myself have been In
battle similar to tho one In vv liicli Colonel
Forsythe was last engaged, and I do not
see how he could lm e avoided doing what
he did. There are no bravcrsoldlersthan
thcisclnlhcScvcnth, and Colonel Forsj the
knows how to commend Ids men."
(leneral Vincent refer all newspaper
men to General Scholleld, and the latter
gentleman appeal's reticent In speaking
what ho thinks. Ho says at n suggestion
from here, without giving name.. Colonel
Forsythe was relieved. At the White
I louse every one Is as dumb as tho tra
At the Cabinet meeting to-dny the In
dian matter was discussed at length, but
What courso was decided upon Is not
Major-fJcneral Scholleld has received n
telegram from (leneral Miles stating that
he has npoInted 11 board of olllcers, con
sisting of Colonel Carr, Major Kent and
Captain ltaldwln, (o Investigate the battle
of Wounded Knee, for the conduct of
which Colonel Forsythe of the Seventh
Cavalry was relieved of command.
Nominated at n Caucus of din llopublt
cuns T.nst Kljht.
HtrmiSDL'Kti, Pa,, Jau. 0. At a caucus
of the Itcpubllcan members of tho Houso
last night Caleb C. Thompson of Wnrren
County was nominated for Speaker by ac
clamation, John Morrison of Allegheny
was chosen for chief clerk nnd Charles W.
Voorhecs of Philadelphia for resident
clerk. The chairman ot tho caucus was
authorized to meet the chairman of the
Scnato caucus and Issue a call for a Joint
caucus to tako action on the United States
Senatorship. A resolution favoring the
spiedy passage of the Federal Flections
bill was unanimously adopted by tho
The Democrats of the House also met
In caucus last night, nnd chose Ocorgo W.
Skinner of Fulton County for speaker,
and Peter J. Hughes of Philadelphia for
chief elcrk. The further nominations in
the gift of the House were referred to a
committee of five. It-was also agreed to
meet on tho oveninc! of Januarv II). for
tlio purpose of nominating a candidate
for the United States Senate.
The caucus of llcpubllcms last night
unanimously elected Senator Uole Pen
rose pieslilcnl pro tun of the Senate.
HKTT1ES (lUARTElt 01" A MILLION.
How tlir Itlchest Colored Wumnu III
Virginia Decanie So.
lliniMOMi, Vv., .Tint. (!. Judge I.eakc
jcstcielay tendered a decision, which, If
not set asldo by tho Supreme Court, makes
llelllo'lliomas I.ewl tho richest colored
person hi Virginia. The suit has been
pending for two years, and involved dm
estate of the late dry-goods merchant. W.
A. Thorna. estimated to bo worth from
J00,0(H) to JJ.'iO.OOO. F.ettlo Lewis was thu
untmiil daughter of Mr, 'ihomas by a
colored woman. He made no will, but
told friend he intended to provide for
llettle. lleforolusdeatlihogavuliis hank
book and the key to his box in tlio bank
containing all nf his stocks and bonds to
her. The legal light turned upon the
quc-Uon whether this constituted the gift
of all the property. Judge I.eaku held
that it dld
CONVICTED OK MUIillKH.
Five of Hie SI Doilgo County ('iiti-iitta-tors
Mvc-ox, Gv., Jan. C The trial of six
citieusof Dodgu and Telfar counties for
conspiracy and murder lu the killing of
John O. Forsyth at Norniandalu In Au
gust last was ended v ctcrday, w hen the
jury brought Inn verdict llmllng nit but
ono of the defendants guilty. Luther A
Hall, Onirics Clements unci Sheriff Wright
Liiueaster were found guilty of con
spiracy and murder, with 11 rcconiuicnda
lion to mercy; John K. Lancaster and
I.ouls Kulglit wcio found guilty of mur
der only, and James Moore was found not
guilty. Under tho law the three tlr-t-named
will receive Hie sentences.
A DOZEN PALL TO TilEIlt DEATH.
Ilowii ir.O 1'eet totlie llnttoiu ufnMIu
Svx A.Miti:), Cvt,', Jan. fl. Fleven or
twelve men were killed in tlio I'llca mine,
Angel's Camp, csleid.ij . A load of men
weie being lowcicil on a skip, ami when
about ISO feet from tho surface tho run"
Inoko pieeipltatlng all a distance of H)
feet to the bottom of the shaft.
IMiuilcici Young Is !'i-e.
Atmxtic Cm, N. J., Jan. 0. Joseph
F. Young, who shot nnd killed his wife
nl the Hotel Mtuncqua last .summer and
was acquitted upon grounds of Insanity,
bicathed free air last night and to-day
lie will probably return to the homo of
his relatives in Philadelphia. Judgo lteed
announced, In a voluminous document,
that, though he deemed It Ida duty to send
tho man to tin asylum for tho Insane, llio
law gave lilm no power lo do so,
Ti.vlug to Siivo Ills Client,
N1.1v YmiK, Jan 0. linger M. Sherman,
counsel for Juglgo, the Japanese mur
deter who Is to be electrocuted during the
week beginning on tho 12th instant at
Hug Ping, applies! this morning to Judge
l.tieombo In tho Circuit Court tiiriifaionii
roi impending tho argument for a stay.
Judge hicotubc denied thu motion, but
slgnillcd his willingness to grant an ap
peal to the Supreniu Court. The appeal
will piobably be founally granted this
Invited (on Mi j Inline- Feast.
SvvvxNVK, Ov., Jan. 0, Near Albmy
ltithaid Held and another uegio, known
as Mil, stole and ate some food belonging
to Joe Moore, also colored, and then
laughingly told lilm of thu Joko they had
plaed on him. Monro put strychnine
on some llli, cooked it and nt his Invita
tion llio other two feasted on It. They
me ilei'.d and Mooie has lied.
Discussing An lie vat too.
Pvr.ts, Jan, 0. . HrpnMfrint I'miuiittf,
in discussing tho alleged intrigues ot
Americans to annex Newfoundland,
b.ivs It doubts wliethcr tho (!o eminent
at Washington, however anxious to elim
inate Furopi-aii powers from thu New
World, can consult to accept so cm
bairalng a heritage as tho Flench shore
A Now V01U l'lilliue.
Ni w Yoiik, Dec, tl. Henry C Aspln
wall, dealer in tile, grated, and mantels at
IW.1 Fiftli avenue, made an assignment to
day. Liabilities and assets not stated,
Death nt' a Jiiuiiiiillst.
Ni:w Omrvhs, Jan. 0. Colonel Daniel
Dennett, agricultural editor of 1'iawime,
died at llrookhovcn, Miss,, Sunday night,
THE SCOTCH It.ULltOAD MEN llVTTLi:
Tlioinnglily llespeiate They Allntk Hie
llulldlng Willi h Shelters the Nun
I'lilou WmkeiH, anil Tliniizli He
pulsed lime nnd Again Itctuin lo the
('linrgc Several Injured,
(lllFcotr, Jan. (I. The eviction of thu
railroad Strikers from the quarters en
pied liy Ihcin ns employes nf the I'ompi
iilcs promises to be the cause of further
and serlou trouble.
Notwithstanding the fuel that a largely
Increased police and military force this
morning confronted the riotous clement
at Coalbtldge, a great Iron centre about
nine miles from till place, rioting was re
eumid by tlio now desperate mem The
troubles of the elny vv ere begun by tlio mob
making a flcrcunts!aiightUou thu dormi
tory In which are sheltered the non-union
men. 'I lie assault niicucd vvitli n sharp
lusilnde with stone, wlili li was followed
by a forward ruh of tlio moli, which
mndc franllc efforts to force an entrance
to the building.
Sharp hand-to-hand fighting then took
place between tlio police anil the rioters,
the ollhcrs vigorously plying their batons,
whllo their aa!lants llereely polled them
with stones and beat them with cudgels
nnd their naked lists.
Al limes tho jiollcc would, after extra
ordinary efforts, succeed In forcing the
mob to move sullenly backward, only,
however, to again pull itself together uud
dash forward, cursing nnd lighting, upon
the plucky otllcor. At tho moment of
cabling tills dispatch several of tho police
men and n number of rioters have been
I.omio.v, Jan, (). Advices from fit.
Petersburg state that whole villages of
Jews are being depopulates! on thu
pretenc that they oru within forbidden
distance of the frontier, and, in some in
stances, where the villages aro not really
within the fifty vcrsts. A Jewish father
has been fined, because his sou did not
appear for conscription, tlio sou having
died when nn Infant many years before.
The estates which the Jews aro compelled
to abandon ore being obtained by laud
speculators for a mere song.
It is said that the letter of the Czarina
to tho Princess of Wales earnestly al
vlC5, us n matter of prudence ami in the
interest of humanity, Fngllsh non-luter-
icreucc in uussiirs isiticy toward tlio
'Ihu coiiiiiiimlqiie of the foreign olllcu re
garding the lleliring Sea question has 11
sobering effect upon press comments, as
shown by the contrast between tlio ed
itorials on tlio subject this morning lu
comparison with thoeof yesterday. Tho
extraordinary courso nf the foreign olllce
gives rso to a general belief tliuttlic situa
tion ls a delicate one, anil writers oil the
subject teem to feci their rcsnondhllltv
anclto bo unwilling lo run any risk o'f
adding to tho gravity of tho cae by lit
con'iderato or Imprudent comment.
Mr. Michael Davltt has resigned from
membership in the National Club ot
Dublin, becausuof the lack of sympathy
in his view on thu Pnrncll question
evinced by his fellow members. .Mr.
Paniell's name has been proposed Tor
membership, as lias also that of .Mr.
Timothy Harrington, and both wllldoubt
less be elected.
Tuo thousand hales of cotton wciu do
strnjedin 11 lire on the docks at Hernia
The monk known a Father Pasquale
died yesterday in the Cnscrtinl Monastery
at Nuplcs, aged flu voars.
Themakoof plg-lrem in the Cleveland
district during lKX) was 2,810,03') tons, tlio
largest output on reeotd.
A South Africa elNpatch says that there
is an enormous Increase in tho output of
gold at JiihaiiuoJiurg, mid that thu
fields there promise to be the richest in
Home advices state that thu P0110 Is no-
gotiatlng with Fnghind, through Cardinal
Hampolla, for the apixilntmcnt of an
Fngllsh ambassador lo tho Vatican.
Mr. feh.iw-Leievre, tho well-known Lib
eral member of Parliament, proposes lo
urge a motion lu favor of compulsory ar
bitration between Irish landlords and
tenants as to rents accruing between the
The lepublleau agitation in Spain is
causing serious alarm lu Madrid and tho
government lias ordered thu police to ex
pel all suspected foielgners from tho
A Shanghai dispatch says that tlie Chi
nese Imperial authorities, at the vigorous
Institute of the foreign ministers, are
bringing to justice thuniiuderers of Chris
tians in Sccliuen. 1 ho ringleader had
both his ears cut off, and was exposed In a
cage for three days without loud, when he
Pail advices state that there Is a ruh
to fell Portuguese securities and the Ilium
clal credit of the country Is vcrj low.
SAVE!) HY THE SIIKKIrT.
The CuiHil Waiteil White tint l'llsoner
Was (lot Out nr Timu,
(ilTllltiF, O. T., Jim. 0. Itepresentatlve
Terell.who killed Mr. Fmbrcc.waj iuhed
out ot the city and taken south to-day
Whcnthesoutli-bouiid ficight train pulled
out yesteiday afteiuoon from tho station
a largo number of men were nt the station
bent on securing tho pi Noncr and lynching
him, but they were outwitted by thu
sheriff South of hero an nhtiiu Hon had
been placed cm thu track. Tlio train
stoppcd.thoobstruetlon was leinoved.and
the train pioccedcd south. Thu mob 1
still wondering what became ed Tercll.
Inn .Mill Killed.
Tot tpo, Onto, Jan. 0. loete last even
ing as 11 big mogul engine was backing
down tho Lake SI1010 tracks near this city
It ran Into n train of flat ears. Tho tank
of tho engine was lifted up and pushed
against the boiler head, catching three
men who were standing In the cab.
Jcsiph Sawyer and Tcrrmce Kllhy were
almost instantly killed and Michael
Klrscluier, a pony conductor, was severely
crushed. The engineer and tlreman wcro
on tho scat of the cab amlocapesl serious
Injury. A blinding snow storm prevented
Fnginiet John Corbett from seeing the
lint cam till it was too late to avoid thu ac
cident. Kirschaer will recover.
Canadian OIIIiIhW Do Not llellii It.
1.umk.s,, Jan 0 In nn Interview yes
teiday Sir Lhailes Tupier, tho Canadian
Commissioner said he did not bellovo tli.it
tho naval foiecsot the Fulled States were
being pliiiid in icadlness to attack the
vessels of foreign nations. Ho Inclined to
the belief that the utterani'oof tho Ameri
can (iovcinmiut on thu lleliring Sei
quc-stlnii ntiglit liave been circulated lor
1 lection pttipoMs.
A Mnuiilui tilling ( oiniaiiv Assign.
Puil.viu ivnn, Jau (I Tho Ithodu
Manufacturing ( mniiuuv made an assign
ment for the bene lit of their cioelltnrs
jesteidiiy Theioinpiiny was Incoiporatcd
last March foi Ihoiu.inufuotutoot electric
motors. The authorized capital of the
company was WXMKXi. Tlio liabilities
and assets ot the concern cannot be given
t'alluii's lu llostiin.
llosTo., Jan. (I Lowell llros. A Co,
produco dculeis, have nsslgiusl. Tlio li
abilities of tliollim are not given. Out
side speculations aie the supposed caiuo
of the linn's embarrassment
Nathan SiIiIons, tobacconist, has as
signed, Liabilities, 10,000,
1 III'. "COUNT" IS A r'K.UJD.
Hum 1111 Allegeil Nnlileiiian Swindled f
J) i'i v Cm-, Jan. 0. In the New Jersey
Court of Chancery, yesteiday, Vlcc-Clian-ecllor
Pitnei rendered 11 decree setting"
nldc n transfer of Orange (N J.) red
i-laleuuii the grounds of fraud. The
pro city consists if tweutv-ix lot, and
was owned by Mis Mary A Peet or
Washington, I), ( , who Inherited the pint
from liir father. Mis Peet bad never
Mill the property, and supiioseil each of
the lots to be IKxlOl) fed ('hallos A
DcArmand, whowii visiting in Washing
ton with his wife, offered lo llnd a pur
e liit'cr for the property, nnd it was finally
tniufemsl to film for f 1,010. Miss Peel
suhseoiienllv lennusl Ihnt ini li nf tbn lid.
-wiisoOaKD feet and that DcArmand was
aw are or thefaet A number or the lots
bud been sold again for I00 each, when
!! Peet brought suit to hat e the transfer
DnAruiand when on the witness stand
rsserted that he was 11 colonel In the
Amerlenii Arm.v, having served under
(leneral Fremont ns commandant of the
nilli MIoiirl Wile-; a major in the Hits
slan nruiy, ami a count having large pos
sessions in tho llnltle pnivlnic. Ml
Peel's counsel nttneked thee assertions,
and it wns found that the real commander
or the Fifth Missouri liille was Alfred de
Armiuid, n physician living at Hot.
Spring, Alk. Otherof the alleged count's
Midi incuts wcro contradictory, ami llio
Vice Chancellor pronounced lilm to tin
guilty of fraud. -Miss Peet, tism repay
ment of the 1,010 purchase money, will
get tier property back again,
HltlNKEU WANTS 8l!),00l).
lluur Member iiT (tin AssoeUtlvii.
Dluilf nn Ilxprlislvo rinmtsr
Coit'Miits 0., Jan. (I. An interesting
document bearing upon the settlement of
tho present tumble) in regard to tho Amer
ican Association circuit turned up herr
yesterday, It Is In the shape of a copy or
an agreement signed by .Messrs. kizaru.,
Von der Alio and Whltakerln ltoolieslcr,
N. v., in January, 18.!), to reimburse (len
eral Henry Drinker for any los-e-s he might,
incur In ((inducting an American Anocrla
t ton team in liochctcr during the season
of 1801. Thu document Is attested by
It is tin understanding that Ueucrnt
Drinker will nt onco commence action to
recov er about Jll),0UO, the sum alleged to
have been lost lu ltochcster during tlir
past si aon.
'1 he Columbus Il.iseball Company held
an annual election last night, and C Horn
wns le elected president. Halt lizarus
vh e-presideut and A. II. Cohen treasurer.
Director Allen W. 'lliurmnn tendered his
resignation, which was. excepted.
President 'Ihiirmau left for tho Fast
last night, und will stop at Wiuliilistmi
en route to Philadelphia and New York.
ONE DEAD AND ONE FltOZI'.N.
'I ho tiimlx'iLimt County Youths umt
n fiiillou of Whisky.
Cvwisii, P.v., Jan 0. I'wo youths
named Stniiffe r and Weaver, each about
17 3 cars of age, purchased a gallon of
whisky and Indulgesl so freely that thev
became beastly intoxicated. While wend
ing their way from Mcchanicburg Ut
thilr home in Shcpperdstown, this
1 ounty, Stnuffcr fell by tho wayside, and
when found wasdend. Weaver managed
to get home. He was in 11 frightful con
ditlon. and had bareh- tioni?th cumin!, h
get Into the house. Ills life was spired,
but the tost ol his days he will rc
niulu n cripple Ills ears, hands and feel
wcro liadly fro7en, his feet so badly thai
at llrst the physicians who had been mnu
mouid contemplated amputation. How
ever, 11)1011 consultation thev arrived al.
the conclusion thut the bov h feet could
bo saved, but that all of Ills toes Would
havetoboeul off. Tho olllcials aro iu
v irrigating the ad aflair.
MIZNE11 WANTS A 1IODY flUAKI).
llr Has ticii'hnl 'I hieatenlner Loiters
Hint 1'enr (or Ills Life.
Ni w Yoiik, Jan. (I. A special to this
Iftutldtrimi l.a LIbcrtad, Salvador, says:
.Minister MIznervvlll leave lieio to-day for
San Francisco. It is asertcd tiiat he has
ret elves I numerous letter threatening hi
life, and that lie solicited a body guard
from the lT S, S, Hunger to accompiuy
him to the steamer
Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua am!
Costa lllca liavirvnmbliicd In asking thu
Washington (loveinmeut lo send them
separate) ministers. and will withhold their
iceognition of Minister Piieheco until
udeliuitu answer bin been received,
OL!) SOLDIERS Sold).
Hun 'I hey llorl.dt lo .Slav' Luliillliir
unit alet a reiisluu i,m(,i,
M.vv's I.v.MUMi, Jan. 0. During the
middle of the past week many veterans of
(lie hituwar living in dllletcut parts of
the county iccoivcd pnstul i.irds from
Wiishlngtou, 1). ( , signed by a ni 111
giving his name as It. A Howell, asking
them to come to M.iv s handing, thu
ccuntv seat, and meet him nt the Ameri
can Hotel un Monday morning, Janii iry
S, ut 10 o'clock, nnd he would lommuni
cale something of great Importance t
'J he soldleis wlm lecclusl the notice
Mippcstd It was from an olllcer of tins
(iuv eminent, who wi-hed to extunino
the 111 under tho new Pension law, and
lilioiit scventv -live ot them gntheied hero
onlj lo find that Howell was a represen
lallve cfa linn f penstiin lawver at
Tientoii. To sav that thev weielndlg
limit would he lilitliim it mlldlv but
nevertheless a few vvlio-u chanee of se
curing 11 pension ate slim put their claim
lu his bauds.
A SeptuiiKeiiiiilan Miusei.
Hoston, Jan, 0. John W. Hutchinson
of the celebrated Hutchinson faniilv of
singers observed his TOth birthday at hi
home, nt High Hock, l.vnn, yes'terdav
'I he age-d slmrerwa the teciplentnf malij
testiuiiiiilals from all over tho cuuutrv
Among tliuse present at ids itoine toil iy
was Mrs. Ludlow Pottun (Abbv Hutchin
son), who, with her brother Jnhn, aie tint
end) rui v Ivors ol the familv ot sixteen.
i:poits fiom HetKluni I'nlliiiK 0:1.
Ilia sskw, Jan 0 The trade returns for
l.-0 nitikou favorable exhibit of theeon
dillou of nflnlrs In Uclgium. A total in
eiciiso oft iiereent. In exports forlli.il
period Is shown, livens to tlie Fnllisl
States decreased IT crccii! , but toother
Amcrlcau cuitutrles there was an lucre ne
of 10 per cent,
llnokmal.eis I tiieil,
Fiilllioiii, N J , Jun 0 F. 1) Kelly
Philip Howell, Thomas O'llrlen, uud
(leorgo Lovell, four nioro or the Indicted
Momuoutli Paik bookmakers, pleaded
new !( )i-.teida; and were lined StOl
each and i'ols. '1 here are bill tiuou ninre
1'iir IieliiiiiPk Itellel.
Huston, Jan. (I lluu P A. Collins and
T H Fltie, trustees of the Tenants D
fense JFund, yesterdav e ablod Su.flO 1
tluougli the Maverick National Dink !
Mcmisi. Webb nnd Kenny, the treasurers
Illlllieil to Death.
SenvTON, Pa, Jan. (). While Mr-.
1'etcrFrle was lighting a llto last nlghl
at hci homo here lothing caught lite, and
bhe recelvixl fatal burns before the llaiues
could he extinguished
l.ninl Weather I'oleiust,
for Hit DMrkt of Columbia, flini'umt,
JMniemr unii Vtiyihia, llyhl lontl mnau, .
tlliht riu in Itmjxrul are, midiWi wmis.
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