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3p; "mithxfa gailij gagl: JtaiuuTsg lommg, IB'ay 21, 1892.
would call the matter up in the- house, to
morrow in the shape of a separate bill and
ask unanimous consent for its considera
tion. Pending further action the committee
rose and the house took a recess, the even
ing session to be for the consideration of
"WASHIKGTOX, May 20. After routine
business the senate resumed consideration
of the river and harbor bill. Various
z'tnendments of small importance were of
fered and agreed to, ana, after a long
political discussion, the bill was reported
back to the senate. All the amendments
agreed to in committee were concurred in,
End the bill was passed without division.
A conference was asked and Messrs. Frye,
Dolph and Ransom were appointed con
lerees. After an executive session the senate
WASHIKGTO', May 20. Senator "Wol
cott, from the committee on civil service,
? o-day reported to the senate a joint reso
ution nroDOsinsr an amendment to the
constitution making the term of office of
the president and vice-president six years
instead of four years, and making tne
president ineligible for re-election, the
change to take effect in March, 1S97.
The cabinet meeting to-day was attend
ed by all the members except Secretary
Isoble. It was announced that the Spanish
government had raised tne emoargo
against American pork. Our pork is now
admitted to all parts of the world.
The president to-day is&ued a proclama
tion announcing a reciprocity agreement
The treasury department to-day pur
chased 455,000 ounces of silver at SSK
Mrs. Harrison was much better this
morning. There is no truth in the report
that her condition is dangerous.
SICKNESS AMONG CHILDREN,
Especially infants, is prevailant more or
less at all times, but is largely avoided by
giving proper nourishment and whole
home food. The most successful and relia
ble of all is the Gail Borden "Eagle"
JJraucl Condensed Milk. Your grocer and
druggist keep it.
A Letter Prom the Old Commander to Eos
COLOIRCS, O., May 20. The Dispatch
Joday makes public as special matter a
copy of a letter written by U. S. Grant, in
reply to one from Roscoe Conkling. re
garding the latter's efforts to have General
Grant nominated for a third term.
General Grant, in the letter, which is
dated May 2, 1SS0, says that he does not
believe that the best interests of the couu
try ever demanded a third term or ever
tvill, and, in concluding, says:
"I am of the opinion that I should speak
lo the country; Umt should break silence
in n letter declining emphatically to ac
cept a nomination for a tliinl term. I ap
Jireciate your efforts, 3our friendship aud
oyalty; but I fear your zealousness for
me is au error, not of the heart but of the
"Knowing that, with all your nobleness,
you have a highly sensitive nature, and
Scuowing your antipathy to the Maiue
statesman, I have always refrained from
speaking ofbim to you; but I now think
1 should speak of than matter, and plain
Jy. This estrangement between you two,
unless checked, must prove ot mutual
dihadvantaia. It will hurt Conkling; it
will hurt Blaine; it will be a stumbling
"block in the way of the ambitious of both.
3fc is not only necessary for the
good of each that an amicable
adjustment be reached, but for the
jioud of the party, and, more, for the good
of the country. I fear that the presenta
tion of my name at the convention would
3iot only" assist in the defeat of Blaine, but
fceriously affect your future, besides warp
ing my career. Even should I be nomi
nated, it could only come after a spirited
contest, in which much bitterness would
lie injected; and then I doubt if I could be
elected, as I seriously doubt whether any
man can ever again be re-elected even for
n second term, unless perchance there
l-liould arise some extraordinary emerg
ency, which now appears improbable even
in the dim future.
"I am aware that this matter has gone
on to an extent where an announcement
irom me refusing to accept would be
Jooked upon by some as cowardice. But
would it not be far better to be considered
n coward than a usurper? I also appreciate
your position, as you say, 'The final aud
Mipreme effort of my life for supremacy;'
yet, in face of all, 1 still believe that my
name should not be presented, and, fur
ther, I believe that your anxiety about the
effect an announcement from mo would
have on your futuro is au error. I trust
j-ou will'consider gravely and carefully my
wishes. I am generous enough to suffer
myself, rather than to have my friends
buffer, if I am conviuced that any action
of mine would cause them to suffer."
THE METHODIST CONFERENCE.
Omaha, May 20 At today's session of
t he Methodist Episcopal conference Amos
Skinner, treasurer ot the funds to pay the
traveling expenses of the delegates re
ported that funds had not been paid in
1 rom tho several annual conference treas
uries in a sufficient amount to pa)' all the
traveling expenses of tho delegates.
Dr. Maxtield moved that the conference
aporopriate $4,000 from the funds of the
libok concern to meet tne deficiency, nnd
that the annual conference bo assessed in
proportion to the deficiency of each.
Dr. Lanahan said that that would be
about as bonseless as assessing the sun,
moon and stars. He moved that tho
amount be borrowed from the book con
cern and charged to profit and loss on the
books of the concern.
After much wrangling the conference
decided to draw on the book concern for
The s-econd ballot for secretary of tho
board of education was then taken. It
showed the election of Dr. C. II. Payne.
The committee on lay delegation pre-j-entcd
a report, which recommends equal
lay representation in the conference of
A red-hot resolution, introduced by Dr.
Hammond of California, was adopted,
declaring that the iniquitous opium habit
was making fearful headway and that
vigorous steps should be taken to stamp it
Dr. Spey of Detroit succeeded in having
a resolution adopted requiring missionarv
bishops to report all moneys received from
private sources for tho help of missionary
work in foreign lands. Bishop Taylor,
it was said, as an illustration, had been
getting about ?30,000 yearly that he had
not been obliged to report to tho mission
The conference decided to elect two sec
retaries for the church. Several were
placed in nomiuatiou aud a ballot taken,
out. without waiting for the result, the
The report of the committee on temper
ance on the sale of intoxicating liquors
has been prepared and will be presonted to
the conference iu a day or two. It reaflrms
the well known attitude of the church
upon the saloon question, and declares tho
church to be in harmony with every or
ganization that seeks to promote total ab
stinence and overthrow the liquor traffic.
It stretnouslv opposes the licensing of the
hale of intoxicant. The report further
declares that no noIitlcKl party has a right
to expect, nor saould it receive the sup
port of Christian men so long as it standi
committed to a license policy.
THE FORT SCOTT MONITOR.
Foirr Scott, Kan., May 20 The Fort
Scott Monitor has been told to a flock
company composed ouly of Fort Scott
men. The price ruid was $5,000. The
paper will be conducted as a llepubhcau
journal, but will oppose prohibition. W
IL Biddle, a promiuent attorney and a
Kepuhlicau politician, will have charge of
the editorial department, while the busi
ness management will be in the hands of
R. P. Rice and IL C. Loucks.
THE WRONG MAN LICKED.
Anthony, Kan., May 20 Special The
telegram iu this morning's issue of the
Eagle, asserting that the Eagle corres
pondent at this place had been "licked"
jestcrday, was not true. An employe of
a local paper was attacked on the street,
but the EAGL1! mau is yet to be thrashed.
THE EFFECT OF FLOOD NEWS OX
THE GRAIN MARKE IS.
The Chicago Grain. Gamblers Excited
hy the Prospect of a Shortage
in the Cereal Crops,
Dun's "Weekly Eevie-w Minimis the Dam
age Done and Takes a Eather Cheerful
View of the Outlook.
Jay Gould and Collis P. Huntington Eum
ored to Have Combined to Control Pa
cific Coast Business Missouri,
"Kansas and Texas- Extensions
in the Lone Star State.
Chicago Ticket Scalp
ers Indicted Un
der the Illi
CniCAGO, May 20. An exciting bulge In
corn, over 2 cents in wheat, and nearly 3
cents in pork, made things hum on the
board of trade today. One dispatch from
the northwest reported icicles nine inches
long. Snow was heard from iu several
states, and there was no cessation of flood
news. All the high rollers were busy buy
ing wheat to cover. The country was an
astonishing buyer of corn. The advance
in corn was sharper because the talent
here had practically no corn for sale and
dared not go short. " July wheat opened
of a cent higher, at S2X. and at 11 o'clock
was selling at S3KjNf cents. May corn
was quoted as high as 60 cents, sellers.
July corn went to 47J cents. July pork
opened 2) cents higher, fluctuated, and
then boomed to $10.2o.
New Yohk, May 2a K. G. Dun &Co.'s
Weekly Review of Trade says:
'"Great floods at the west unprecedent
ed at some points and prolonged rains
extending over the whole Mississippi val
leo, seriously interrupt trade. Yet there
is nothing to warrant apprehensions that
the crops will be deficient or that trade
will fall below expectations for the year.
In all quarters a confident spirit prevails,
and even in the south business seems to be
relatively less embarrassed than of late.
Money is everywhere in large supply and
"Breadstuffs have advanced, the storms
giving speculators their chance for a rise.
Wheat receipts have been checked, but
exports continue heavy, and the price has
advanced i cents for Maj. Corn receipts
are reduced, but the price has advanced
cent, while oats have risen 1)4 cents with
out visible effect. Pork is a half dollar
higher, but lard and hogs tro a shade lower.
Coffee advanced cent. The injury to
cotton in the southern valleys has less to
do with the advance of a sixteenth in
prices than the covering of suecularive
sales; for. with dealings of 475,030 bales,
fluctuations have been small.
"The great industries are fully as active
ns usual at this eeasou. Cotton perhaps
fares best. New wool begins to come for
ward, and is promptly taken, with slight
advances. The iron business is distinctly
more active, with larger transactions in
all grades, though prices do not improve
at all. The demand for boots and shoes
has increased since the tanners resolved
to lessen their output. Leather is stronger,
while hides are dull.
"The business failures for the past week
were 193, compared with 173 for the pre
vious week. For the corresponding week
of last year the figures were 254,"
New'Youk, May 20. The clearings for
the past week of the principal cities of
the United States as reported to Brad
street's, were 1,2.'51, 609, 787, an increase of
8.4 per cent, compared with tho corre
sponding week a yearaco. The clearings
at Kansas City were J8.403.033, an increase
of 5.8 percent.; at St. Joseph. Sl,6l7.55S,au
increase of 29.1 per cent.; at Wichita 557,
4G7, an increase of 22.9 percent., and at To
peka, $354,443, a decrease of 2.5 per cent.
The success of Hood's Sarsaparilla for
scrofula is vouched for by thousands whom
it has cured.
A Gonld-Huntington Combine on Paoific
CHICAGO. May 20. A Denver special
says that a secret message received there
expresses the belief that Jay Gould and C.
P. Huutiugtou have come to au agreement
which will give them a mouopoly of the
entire business to and from the coast. The
plan is to take up the Atlautic and Pa
cific stock; then Gould will extend the
Missouri Pacific from Pueblo to Albuquer
que, nnd they will thus Iiave control ot tho
coast trade to Omaha. St. Louis aud the
gulf, via the Uuion Pacific in the north,
aud f'om the Southern Pacific connection,
via the Atlauiicaud Pacific and Missouri
Pacific as a southern route, to St. Louis
aud New Orleans. This move will put the
Santa Fe out and will compel it to extend
either the main lino or the Colorado Mid
Denison, Tex., May 20. The annual
meeting of the Missouri, Kansasand Texas
Railroad of Texas was held here yesterday.
Tho following were elected officers for the
ensuing year: President, H. C. Rouse,
NewYorC; fir.-t vice-president, J. Waldo,
St. Louts; second vice-president, R. C.
Foster, Denison; secretary, F. P. Merrill,
Denison; treasurer, N.S.Ernst, Denison;
insistaut secretary and treasurer, C. G
Hedge, New York. All of the directors of
last year were re-elected except H. C. Cro-s,
in whose place J. N. Simpson ot Dallas
was elected. The preliminary steps were
taken looking to an amendment of the
company's charter to authorize extensions
of the system in Texas.
Chicago. May 20 Indictments were
returned bv the grand jury in Judge Col
lin's court today auaiust eleven Chicago
ticket brokers. Bail was fixed at $500 in
each case. The complaints were made ami
information given by the representatives i
of half a dozen roans. The officials who
went before the secret body were Georce j
C. Hart of the Chicago and Alton. J. J. I
Byrne of the Atchison. Toptka and Santa
Fe, C. A. Kuiskeru of the Wabash. S. F.
Boyd of the Rock Island, ami James
Barker of the ilonon. The bills against
the .veal pers charge them with violating
the state law, by selling tickets over the
above named Hues, without certificates of
authority from the office is of the roads.
The investigation had been conducted se
cretly and the bca.pers were taken com
pletely by surprise.
SWORN TORMENTORS Or THE I
INQUISITION. all sides. His speech, though very guarded.
What cared they for the groans of the "n4,so Q"! !, pT reservations that it
victim as ho lav Wretched upon the rack ie"y commits him to nothing, hn pro
Yet, rvotilt ivlir. h.mrti .,-. ..;i,..,.. i duced a "reatly unfavorable effect m
hard a t be nether mill-tone, nor who-e
plaints, is. perhaps morefrequentlv Up.
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mi,.,.. vru'. fr. .--.. c ow an'i orner uusmes ceciei-. atic tne ' ou iu nrus iim-s i
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re bv i!clee Hlicnmiiiim iIimI tne iHtneiaiusui are au-oroca m n in.- ist nu-ut iwhuk hk
ic-nTiiriiii" -rwi rtK.i.... .. i cuv-ion of the location oJ the icteriwitioiinl nonuHion men The P"
preliminary twinges being -et down to the ' " xv,th f"vor- The nuanimoos feelins H-NGEO.
credit of "a cold n the bone-" which will m f-oglud is that the coiilerence onshi to yie-5BrG jf s- Mv 2 -Sam Left
puss away of Iie!f. Siu-ulnr fatuitT ! to bo neidiu London. Meps will be utke.i i; bn. U0lfw., wbo ,uartiere4 col.r'
tatal delusion! Ho-teUer'.s Stomach 13:t- j ? ,f lLe Americans are in favor of . Wbrr jk(. WMkm-on, fn .lnazr. i,
ters is a potent safeguard nain-t the ter-' -koadou. w. h injed r-reny.
rible mro.nds of thi- InMdions nnd frtt.il ( "
nialndy dangerou lecane of its prone-1 INDICTED FOR CONSPIRACY. I THE ENGLISH PARLIAMENT.
ness to attack thu heart, the-vat of life. GCTHRIE. O. T.. May 20. L. De Su-ier. ' Tr.xms !.- Tt i -ul that at
Ueur.ilgi.n is also effectually counteracted
Oy tbe iiitters. .Malaria, kidney com- i
plaints, debility, ludigeation. biliousue.-, j
la grippe, lod ot appetite ami the ionbititv ,
to sleep are among the complaims ersdi-a-
ble with this em.il corrective.
OKLAHOMA AND THE FAIR.
Specla' Dlspatcii to the Dally Eacle.
Guthrie, O. T., May 2a The following
appeal to the people of Oklahoma terri
tory has been issued by the executive com
mittee of the territorial world's fair com
mission: "Guthrie, O. T., May 20.
"To the Citizens of Oklahoma:
"The time has come when Oklahoma
must decide whether or not she will take
part in the "World's Columbian exposition
to be held in Chicago in 1S93. Arizona and
New Mexico have invited her to unite
with them in the erection or a joint build
ing, to be known as the territorial build
ins. The cost of this building will be
$7,500, and the amount Oklahoma must
raise is $2,500. We have until June 1 to de
cide and come forward with the money.
Ibis territorial building will be a heme
for us while visiting the exposition. We
will have in is an office where all from
Oklahoma may register, where we may re
ceive onr mail and leave messages lor
mends; a reailrng room 'nere nil the pa
pers of Oklahoma will be on file, and a
suite of rooms for the ladies and one for
"Should we raise the amount required it
will be a guarantee of good faith to the
directory that we will make an exhibit.
Mr. Cone of Burrton, Kan., who made the
Atchistou, Topeka and Santa Fe collection
from Kansas for the centennial says: "You
can make a better display than did Kansas
at Philadelphia in 1S76." Can wo afford
to be the only territory not represented?
Must we bear in silence the slurs cast on
Oklahoma when it is found that she has
no exhibit? How can we gainsay the
statement which will be made bv tne east
and by our enemies: "All wind and boom
ers; no resources; only a cow pasture."
"This must not be. Already Columbian
clubs have been established throughout
Oklahoma, and are making Herculean
efforts to raise the money. Let every citi
zen of Oklahoma who has one particle of
pride come to their relief. In this way the
money will speedily be forthcoming.
"By order of the executive committee of
the territorial world's fair commission."
GUTHRIE PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
Guthrie, O. T., May 20. Special.
Today the public schools closed for the
year. The year has been a successful one.
The number of pupils enrolled was 1,343.
The teachers have done excellent work,
notwithstanding the fact that many have
had uncomfortable surroundings. The
schools are thoroughly graded, and pupils
coming in from the states find that they
can go on in the grades they have left.
The dread angel has spared the children of
Guthrie, only two having gone to the
school up above.
The board of education is an energetic
one and has done all iu its power to attain
the best results. The memoers .spare
neither time nor their own business
when the interests of the schools demand
The enumeration just taken shows 1.933
children ot school age. The next term will
beg;iu Sept. 12, and will continue nine
months. The superintendent and teachers
have been employed (the old corps with
two exceptions). Every effort will be
made to erect school buildings at once.
What town in the United State only three
years old can make such a showing?
A MIDNIGHr BLAZS,
The Elevator Dstrct of Oswego, tTew
York, Burned Out.
Oswego. N. Y , May 21. 1 a. m. A great
fire lsragiug here along the water front,
sweeping through the line of elevators.
The fire started in the Washington mills.
Already the Corn Exchange and Conti
nental elevators have been destroyed. The
Merchants' elevator is now burning, and
tho Oswego elevator interests have been
practically wiped out. Tho Marine elevator
is in danger and is liable to go at any
The fire presents a maguificent spec
tacle. The flames leaped over to an island
iu the center of the river, which was piled
full of lumber, aud the lumber is burning
fiercely. The loss thus far is fully 500,000
and there is no telling where the fire will
The Syracuse firemen are on their way
by special train, and will render all the
aid iu their power to check the flames. A
numoer ot firemen who were fighting the
flames on ton of the Continental elevator
were suddenly cut off by the flames and
had a narrow escape from death. They
had to bo rescued by meaus of lopes.
Six elevators have already "ben de
stroyed. The heat is fearful aud the fire
men, although they are working heroic
ally, can do little to stop the spread of the
flames. The firemen have just abandoned
the Marine elevator, which is full of corn.
A dozen fires are burning on the west side
of the river with no streams playing ou
THE DEACON TRIAL.
NICE, May 20. The trial of Edward Par
ker Deacon, charged with manslaughter,
for killing M. Abellie, opened today be
fore the assize court of tho Alpes Mari
titnes. The court room was crowded with
ladies aud gentlemen, attired iu the height
of fashion. Mr. Deacon's features were
pallid and his appearance was one of great
anxiety. Mrs. Deacon was not present,
although she had been formerly summoned
to appear. Deacon's answers to the ques
tions put to him by the judge were iu ac
cord with a statement made by his brother
in a recent interview, the detaiLs of which
were included iu these dispatches a short
Mm. Deacon's deposition, read later,
closed thus: "I desire to add that Mr.
Deacon is both a madman and adrunkard.
For the sake of my children I desire his ac
quittal." Deacon was convicted this afternoon of
maslaughter aud sentenced to one year's
imprisonment. Deneon, while on the
stand, told of his doubts and of the
wrangles between himself and wife; his
suspicious; his employment of a detective
without precise results; the discussion of
a divorco between the pair, and the details
of the final tragedy which closed their
marital relations. The reading of Mrs.
Deacon' statement that Deacou is crazy
and a victim of the liquor habit caused a
sensation in the court room. While on
the witness stand Deacon said there could
be uo reconciliation between his wife aud
himself, as he had already commenced au
action for divorce against her.
A VALUABLE REMEDY.
Brandreth's Pills purify the blood,
stimulate the liver, strengthen the
Kidneys, regulate thf bowels. They were
introduced in the United States in ls35.
Since that time orer sixtv millions of
boxes of Brandretii's Pills have been
This, together with thousands of con
viucing te:tniionials from alt parts of the
wor ", is po-iuve evidence of their vuiue.
BRANDRETH'S Pills are purely veceta-
ble, absolutely harmless, and safe to take
at any time.
LONDON, May 20 The sensation of the
ween is Salisbury's protection speech,
which has provoked the greatest conster
nation among his own followers and
organs That Salisbury should have
journeyed to Hasting and to a waterlnsr
J place audience to deliver such an import- ;
nt manifesto i the subiect of wonder on
Ianclieter, Liverpool, Birmingham, Glas-
- 'ver conference. The propo-ml tht the
conference be held iu Bru eU doe not
president of the National bank of Guthrie, ;
has berii indicted by the ynud
couMrncy with -Mnlone Bros, to defraud!
Kansas City, St. Louis ui Chicago creti-
iiors by turmug over their btock to afr ,
t on a b-U- claim.
Weather Bureau, 1
Department of Agriculture,
WicniTA, Kau., May 20. 1892. )
Forecast for Wichita and vicinity
Colder Saturday morning, then warmer;
During the past 24 hours the highest
temperature was Gl, the lowest 4S
aud the mean 54, with cooler clearing
weather, a trice of rain, brisk northwest
to north winds and rising barometer.
For the past three years the average
temperature for the mouth of May
has been 64, and for the 20th day G9a.
Fred L. Johnson, Observer.
Washington. May 20. The forecast to S
p. m. Saturday:
For Kansas, Indian Territory and Mis
souriFair with northwest winds.
Hot Springs, Ark.. May 20 The second
day's session of the Presbyterian general
assembly south opened with the usual
The annual report of the committee on
foreign missions was read, uud showed an
encouraging condition of affairs.
Rev. Dr. Craig read the annual re
port of the executive committee of home
missions of the Presbyterian churches in
t75e United States for the year ending
March 31, 1S92. Report included elaborate
statements in detail.
Stated Clerk Wilson presented a com
plaint from the presbytery of Missouri
against the synod of that state. The com
plaint set forth that the synod had taken
exceptions to the minutes aud actions of
the presbytery relative to the disposition
of a certain ruling. The matter was not
A communication from the northern
assembly relative to a national week of
prayer was read and referred to the com
mittee on foreign correspondence.
Several other matters of minor impor
tance were discussed, after which the
assembly took a recess.
When the sessiou reassembled a number
of reports from theological seminaries and
other sources were aunounced and referred
to the appropriate committees.
The report or the ooard or trustees or
the general assembly was read. It showed
the affairs of the church to be in a pros
The report of the secretary of the execu
tive committee on education showed that
over 424,000 had been received as contribu
tions to the cause of church educational
purposes, over 3,000 above the receipts of
the previous year.
FRENCH TANSY WAFERS.
These wafers are for the relief and cure
of painful irregularities, and will remove
all obstructions. They are sure ami safe
every time. Manufactured by Emerson
Drug Co., San .To-e. Cal., and for sale by
Fred L. Richt, 2 6 Ensc Douglas avenue.
TOPEKA, Kau., May 20. Dispatches
from Cowley county state that Governor
Humphrey carried Arkausas City, Win
field and two-thirds of the county town
ships for congress at yesterday's primar
ies. This assures him a solid delegation
from Cowley county at tomorrow's con
vention. Humphrey now has 117 votes
pledged. It takes only 102 to nominate.
NORTON. Kan., May 20. The Republican
convention for the Sixth congresiional dis-
trict mat yesieruay .urn eieuicu as ueie- ,
Mtiui hi tlm national Renublican ennven-I
tion George A. bpaulding or i'Jnlups
county ami A. N. Bieunan of Ghcyeuue
county. The alternates are R F. Burke of
Rooks county and W. K. Brown of Sher
mau county. A. H. McDill of Decatur
county was nominated for presidential
THE MAURITIAN HURRICANE.
London, May 20 In the house of com
mons this aflernoou the parliamentary
secretary of the colonial office, read a tele
gram confirming the report of the terrible
disaster in Mauritius, many facu. of
which were told in these dispatches last
night. The telegram stuted that a third
of the capital city, Pore Louis, was de
stroyed, and that iu that city alone 600
people were killed. In the various coun
try districts, as far as heard from, 300 peo
ple lost their lives, and these figure- will
probably bo augmented wheu the mouu
tain districts are heard from. It is be
lieved that the complete death roll will
contain the names of 1,200 persons.
THE PRESBYTERIAN ASSEMBLY.
PORTLAND, Ore., May 20. At the Pres
byterian general assembly to day the mod
erator aunounced the membership of the
various standing committees.
The report of the committee on revision
was niadt a special order for next Mouday.
The offer by John Middlemasand others
of SaltLako'of a site and endowment for
a Presbyterian college to be called "West
minster" was accepted.
Th iifturnnnn spssion vrn nr.rnnipfl
with the report of the various committee-. (
The question of the seal of
which made such a
finally settled, and
stir at Detroit, was mons that the telegraph service had dur
the seal proposed I ing the iast TiciMl year produced a sur
The committee on consensus of creed
reported progress aud was continued.
CniCAGO. May 20. Chicago: Runs 8.
basehils 11, errors 2; Cleveland: Runs 1,
basehits 4, eriors 4. Pitchers Gumbert
aud Davies and Rettsrer.
Pittsburg, May 20. Pittsburg: Rnns
10. basehits i). errors 4: Cincinnati: Runs 7.
basehits 9, errors 3. Pitchers Woodcock!
aud Mullanu and Duryea. j
BOSTON, May 20. Game postponed; rain, j
Philadelphia, May 20. Philadelphia:
Runs 5, basehits 11, errors 1; Baltimore: ,
Runs 0, basehits 5, errors 5. Pitchers I
Weyhing and ilealy.
New York, Alay 20. Brooklyn: Runs
8. basehits 11, errors 4: New YorK: Rutii 6.
tvischits 7. errors 1. Pitchers Foutz and '
New YORK, May20. Grave-send winners: j
.Merriment, Warpath, JLi.inquct, I'ick
nicker, Walcott, Barefoot.
St Lons, May 20. Winners: Jas. Ed
wards. Quiver, B.uou, Highland, Caiter
, L J. Knisjhr,
Louisville. May 20. v inner?: Tor
rent. Too Quick, Wadsworth, Eugenie,
MADRID, May 20. By an explosion of
dynamite at Maldames eight persons were
tilled and ten injured. A factory was de
stroyed. A CHOLERA EPIDEMIC
CAIRO, May 20. An epidemic of viru
lent cholera is raging in Harrar. and is
spreading. It is already causing 100
deaths daily. The Italiaus are t-ikin vig
orous measures to prevent the disease
from spreading to Matsowau.
BOSTON. May tro The New England
Tariff Reform league, at its annuii dinner
last ni'ht, adopted a reo!ntion declaring
Grover Cleveland to be the man bst ntteil '
to lead those mterested in the cue of
ROME, May CO King Humbert ha .
given n audience to Hon. A. G Porter.
the American minister. Ills raajraty n- .
! pressed great satisfaction at the re -lab-
lsMueot 01 inn (iipiomtwc reiauona oe
fween Italy and the United States. j
STREET CAR STRIKERS.
Xf Ori:ab, Mv29l Th car drivers
inc .evr urifaa
jcr arretted lor. v
strikers lor attempting to incite a not.
cabinet oncttctl mdav the mi--er- e-
rnifart to (Huil-- r.-V-tment o June SO.
j Children Cry for Pitcher's Cat,ri.
Both the method and resulte Trhen
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NOTABLE FIRST EVENTS.
Handkerchiefs were first manufactured
at Paisley in 1743.
Linen was first made in England in 1253,
and only worn by the luxurious.
The first idea of electricity was given by
the friction of two globes cf quicksilver in
the year 1467.
Tho first record of a judge's salary gives
134 13s. 4d. as the stipend of Thomas
Littleton, judge of the king's bench, 1466.
The first striking clock was imported
into Europe by the Persians about the
year A. D. S00. It was brought as a pres
ent to Charlemagne from Abdella. king of
Persia, by two monks of Jerusalem.
The first record wo have of coal is about
300 years before the Christian era. Coal
was used as fuel in England as early as
852, and in 1234 the first charter to dig for
it was granted by Henry III to the inhab-
:.. t r.t.-M.cfl.-y.T Tm,
ltanLS oI NcwcastIe-on-yne.
Spectacles were first used in tho latter
part of the Thirteenth century. There is
no certainty as to who was the inventor of
them, but the distinction is generally
claimed for Alessandro di Spina, .who is
said to have made some about 1285. ' j
Pens were first used early in the Seyenth
century. They were of course quilis, and
steel pens did not come into use until 1J0,
when the first gross of them was sold
wholesale for 7 4s. The quality of these
jjens was greatly inferior to that of those
for which we now pay fifteen cents a gross.
Tho first glass window in England wns
one put up in an abbey about the year GS0.
Glass windows, however, did not become
general for many hundred years, nnd as
late as 1579 the glass casements at Alnwick
castle, tho Duke of Northumberland's
seat, were regularly taken down when tho
family was away from home.
Tho telephone in Japan is growing in
popularity. At Tokio there is a general
familiarity with tho instrument and its
uses, and even iu out of the way districts
it is not unknown.
The Poorman mine in the Cccur d'Alene
coal region will bo operated altogether by
electricity, using two dynamos of 250 horse
power each, operated by water power.
The postmaster general of Great Britain
receiitlv announced in the house of com-
plus for the first time since tho introduc
tion of the present rates in 1833.
Tho development of the science of elec
tricity has created a demand for very fine
wires. The platinum wires in incandes
cent lamps are drawn through fcapphiro
plates, and the very finest platinum wires
are used in many delicate and sensitive
The uso 01 jewel point ns cutters has
been increased by the invention of electri
cal appliances. The fine lines on the
cylinders of the phonograph and tho
graphophone are cut by steel points, but
it has been ascertained that grit in tho
paraffin injures the points and causes
A recent improvement in arc light pen
cils consists of a wire cloth containing no !
carbon, but is coated with a chromatc of j
any kind. These chromates aro noncon
ducting, but the metal cloth starts tho arc 1
and the intense heat reduces the chromatc J
to a. chroiniUeof the metal used. These 1
pencils burn at the rate of one-eighth of j
an inch an hour when the current is prop- 1
t erly controlled.
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