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Devoted to the Interest cftfac Ctacrekccs. Choctaw. Chickasaw, Scraitielcs, Creek, and all Other Indian of the Indian Tcrrltorj-.
VESTTA, INDIAN TERRITORY, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 1884.
VOL. ni. NO. 8.
OHIEFTAIN PUBLISHING CO.
Tale's cattampioa clog dancer of lost
Jr Ims become a divinity student.
A, Xzw WfijnxGTOS, Pa., magis
kite Mtd jury decided that a wire
fcacc is net a legal fence
IsnNEol lightning spilt open a
ltew.tee, a Shasta, CaL, revealing
a skeleton and clearing up a murder
TBSE has beenless amatenr coach
ing in England this year than formerly.
Only two coaches-arc now running out
Thc rsar and aavy of England f ur
Mk tfcek-isdl pro rata of that country's
evicts, and a dae proportion were
Xae iriS of a sensitive tnusician la
Wisconsin- contained aa injunction that
HMTfllageVass band should not play
at the faaeraL .
JLxXagfeh bicycle rider has traveled
Lasd'sEsd to John o' uroats.
htdred miles, with considerable
kt eight days and a half.
Ax attendant in thc Treasury De
pal I mint who can count 4,000 new
aetes aa hour for seven hours a day is
tin Till n iT unusually dexterous.
Xeb. Fayt, wife of the dead surgeon
of the Greely expedition, is collecting
TMtrml for a 'biography of her' hus
band, which she intends to write.
Thofessoe Jons H. Hewttt. of
gftltisBore, aged eighty-nine, is named
as thc oldest living graduate of West
Point. He belonged to the class of
Is Germany a man dare not cnt down
the trees on his own land withc-ut eon
scat of the proper authorities, so zeal
eas is the Government in preserving
Tbc bonking arm of Rothschild in
London employs women exclusively as
ceepoa counters and experience shows
that they are far mare reliable and in
telligcat than male employes.
The newspapers, of British India
eommosly speak of Englishmen as
leads, demons, robbers, and scoun
drels, and arc endeavoring, apparently,
to incite the natives to rebellion.
Bosrox has been greatly disturbed
over the laadiafrontof Trinity Church,
called Trinity Triangle. It was ru
mored that it was built up, but now thc
owner offers to sell it to the city for
The burrashuta, a carnivorous fly
heretofore confined to South America,
has made its appearance in Florida.
Its liite, tfujugh not poisonous, is pain-
fal. and. the loss of blood is compara
Ox thc occasion of the festivities of
Courbairam in Turkey, the Sultan or
dered that a. number of sheep killed in
sacrifice at Yildiz should be sent to
the diflerent seminaries of Stanboul for
the use of the poor students living, on
Two Highland tourists lost their
lives not long agu in Fingal s Cave.
While they were standing on a ledge
overlooking the water a wave of un-
asual volume swept over the slight iron
railing running around it, and carried
them into the sea.
As a. preventive of petroleum fires it
is now proposed to place- a bottle of
ammonia in esch barrel of thc oiL On
ignition, by accident or otherwise, the
bottle would break, and the effect of
the ammoniacal vapors would be to
Osr of the first couples which took
advantage of the new French divorce
law bore the name of Granville. The
woman, who married at sixteen, ob
tained a separatioa fifteen days after
the wedding, and had been awaiting
her divorce fifty years.
Govehxok SroxEXtAX, of California,
has pardoned Isaac P. Xewton, sent
to State Prison ia 18S0 from Sacra
mento County for eight years for
grand larceny, on condition that he
ltvr the Stale and never return. He
is eighty-one years old and in poor J
"EriE chief object of interest in Ala
saeda County. California, is the huge
-wine cellar being built by John Gal
legos, near San Jose Mission. Nearly
oac hundred bricklayers are at -work
-upon thc-foundation and walls, and thc
accommodatigns of the town arc taxed
to their utmost The cellar 'will cost
TilE old question fa speedier means
of official killing than the blade or the
noose is again being discussed in Eng
land. Tbe Lancet not only thinks that
decapitation does not cause instant
death, and that hanging is tortnring
slow, but that neither prussic acid nor
electricity would be quick enough in
TnostAS Scott narrowly escaped be
Ih" killed in ilidland, O a few days
since bv a black stallion known as the
ssan eater."- The horse threw Scctt
slown and was gnawing him when
Charles Oscar's bulldog Syke came to
" the rescue, and getting hold of the
- fcorses nostrils, compelled him to re
lease his hold.
Bisnor Coxe, of TVesternlfcw York.
aay that during his twenty years of
.bgervation in that field there have
itt. ume improvements in religion
-Bd moralitr. but the incnase of im--L.tr
and infidelity is, on the whole,
liniBr. "Tie most blasphemous
cations are circulated, frightful
XftHrn is nttexed, and gross licentious-
on the whole,
THE WOELD AT LARGE.
A Summary of tho Dally Nows.
rERSOXAX. .VXD potxncAt.
COloxex. Robert G. Ixgebsoll will de
liver aa address at the unveiling of tho
Kit Canon monument at Santa Fe, X. H,
about November 2S. i
THn PresidentreeenUy appointed ex-Sec- (
rotary Hugh McCuBoch to be Secretary of j
the Treasury, and. Secretary Walter Q.
Gresham to be Circuit Judge of the Seventh
Circuit to succeed Judge Thomas Drum- I
mond, resigned, j
Gcxtxai. Frrx Jonx Ponrint was not '
long ago appointed Police Commissioner of
Xrr Tort City in place of the late Sidney
Jaxxs Haxblix, on old and wcll.known
surveyor at Sielbyvule, Ky-ecently died.
Tux Coroner-at Philadelphia. Ta lately
Investigated the death of two boys, John '
Baker and James Clayton. It was known
that Clayton was often seen at night stand
ing under a gas light reading some thrilling
novel to Baker, and that Clayton, after
trying his pistol, said he was going to
shoot some one, and that when-he shot he ,
would shoot to kill. The jury gave a ver
dict of murder In Clayton's case, and found
that Baker came to his death from a gun
shot wound at the hands of Clayton.
Six members of the Salvation Army wert
sent to the penitentiary from Syracuse, X.
"ST., recently, for violation of a city ordl- ;
nance. They were released a few days ago
under a conviction of Judge Kennedy that
their decision was illegal. The common
council passed a new ordinance meeting the
Two men by the name of Sterner were
recently arrested at Flora, I1L, for counter
Tax store of A- B. Smitn, at Rockaway
Beach, L L, was catered by burglars re
cently. The safe was broken and a large
amount of Rockaway Improvement Com
pany's bonds, several hundred dollars in
cash and other valuables were carried off.
A large brick building in Chicago, at
the Southeast corner of Lasalle and Michi
gan streets, recently burned. The build
ing was occupied by Fisher's Cigar -Box
Factory, the Campbell Printing Press Com
pany and by a Barbed Wire Company.
One man was killed by jumping, ana two
others were smothered on the stairs. The
factory girls on the upper floors escaped
with the greatest difficulty. In the high
est story was a chewing gum factory at
which a number of girls worked. Eigh
teen young girle from this story,
panic stricken, came down pell
mell, and when within twenty
five feet of tne ground, the last eight
jumped to the pavement, falling in a con
fused heap. Miraculously none were e-
fiously injured except three, who rrceived
painful cuts and bruises. Tne losses and
insurance were: Building, loss, fuWWO; in
nuranqp, '$9,000; Campbell Printing Press
Company, loss, 15,000; insurance, 510,001;
Schnabel & CL, barbed wire, loss, S3J,QW;
Insurance, 10,000; Fisher & Co-, cigar
boxes, loss, I2lX); Insurance, $10JXn.
Bismaiicx recently ordered that no more
approaches to tha. ope be made. Hereafter
all ecclesiastical questions will be regulated
by legislative measures without regard to
The ninth annual meeting of the Ameri
can Academy of Medicine began a few days
ago in Copkini' Hall, John Hopkins' Uni
versity, Baltimore. Several valuable pa
pers were read. One-ot the objects of the
association was stated to be to enconrage
young men to pursue regular courses of
study in classical ard scientific institutions
before entering upon the study of medicine.
THE Rising Fawn Furnace, owned by
Senator-J. O. Brown, of Chatanooga.Tenm,
lately announced a reduction of ten per
News' recently came to Galveston, Tex
that the schooner Lucy, loaded With S3)
tons of coal, in tew of the steamship Ra
leigh, from New Orleans, was lost, with
three of her crew, oft" the Sabine pass.
The Raleigh was the ship which brougbt
tidings of the disaster.
Tne animal report of the Governor of
Idaho, recently published, showed the pop
ulation to be teVGoa. The funded debt has
been wiped out. and assessed property has
increased 30 per cent, over last year. The
export of minerals for the fiscal year was
Ex-GovxnxoR Moses, of South Carolina,
who was Iatly under arrest, charged with
swindling Rev. Dr. Hexfbrd, Rev. Mr. At
terbury and others, at Detroit, Mich-, re
cently attempted suicide by banging him
self in his cell. He was cnt down and ar
rested for attempting his life.
Charles Neal, a young man of Huey.
DX, recently took his gun and went to the
timber near the house to kill a coon. Aht
tle while after he was heard calling for
help, and was found lying on the ground
with his jaw broken and his left leg frac
tured between the knee and thigh. He had
evidently climbed the tree to knock the
coon from the limb, and had fallen about
Da. Carvxb's recent visit with a com
pany of cowboys to Hamilton, Ont-, set all
the small boys to lassoing. The result was
that a small boy named John Cary was
lassoed by his companions and dragged
along the ground some distance, receiving
such injuries that he died soon after.
A rASSEXCES train on the Atchison.
Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad, near Socorro,
X. M, was recently fired into by a band of
masked men. One woman was killed, and
the train was wild with cxritemeiit. The
Sheriff and a posse of fifty men started in
A Usiox PAcmc engine at Omaha was
recently engaged in pushing six empty
cars, when it left an open switch in the
yards and plunged down a high embank
ment into the river. Both engineer and
firaman were killed, the former outright
and the latter scalded to death after an
hour's excruciating agony while pinned
under the wheels. The responsibility for
the accident could not be priced.
Thx Vermont Legislature lately appro
priated ,(M0 for the State exhibit at the
coming World's Exposition at Sew Or
leans. A BOXB recently exploded accidentaHy
at Peoria, HL, kSUng two members ot a
Emil Lixdsteom, a hoy of Keokuk, la-,
was cut playing with Eddie Larden, a few
davs aco. The two wrot to shoot some
j chickens with a revolver, when Eddie was
shot ind died from loss ot blood liefore be
could get home. It could not be found ont
whether he was killed by his own or his
A battle with tramps recently took place
at Weatherford, Tex. Four tramps took
posession of a freight car destined for In
diana. A man called "Old Black Sam,"
switchman, and Glen White, another em
ploye, happened to come upon the gang
when a skirmish took place and resulted in
the capture of the tramps, who were armed
to the teeth with knives.
The Governments ot Spain and Portugal
, lately combined to oppose the right of the
Derun ionierence to aesi mia uic i,u
rial claims ot Portugal In the lower Congo
country. Should the conference persist in
discussing the question of her claims In
that country, the Spanish and Porrajvese
envoys say that they will withdraw from
A rAKTT of white men, near Portland,
Ore-, recently murdered two Indians by
crawling up to their camp and shooting
them. It caused BTrat excitement.
Georoe ScnrxiA, a young German cm-
ployed in the Fenninieh Starch Works at
Peoria, I1L, met a bomwe ucatu a lew iays
ago by being caught by a revolving wheel
and drawn up to tho shaftin;
every bone in his body was broken.
A BOLD robbery was committed recently
near Brooksville, Ind. An old man by the
name of Crane, a bachelor, lived alone.
Three men entered his house, knocked him
down with a fire shovel and tied him. They
then went through the house and secured
about J500. The thieves searched through
tho house, but without finding $1,C more, i
which was stored away in an ok boot. The
old man manage,! to cut his bonds and give
the alarm, but too late to capture the
thieves and recover the money.
Hesry Weeks, of Mew Mflfnrd, I1L, shot
himself not long ago wrieanly, if not fa
tally. His brother-in-law in Dakota also
shot himself the same day, and was in
Ir was lately discovered that Scott, the
clerk of the Merchants' Rank in BeUev!llv
Ont-, who disappeared recently, stole an
express package containing $4W.
Walter Crase, a brakeman on the Chi
cago & Uorttweifem Road, was knocked
oa" the car by a bridge and killed near
Janesville, Wis-, a few days ago.
Mrs. Joscrn Trsox, wife of a well-to-do
farmer near Jforristown, Pa., committed
suicide a few days ago by throwing her
self in front of a railroad train.
Ruaons lately have reached Denver of
the lynching by vigilantes, of a gang of
seventeen cattle thieves, captured on Rock
Creek, In the Gore Range Mountains,
twenty or thirty miles west of Georgetown.
M. Sexechal, President of the Xorth
Shore Railroad, was fined or two
years' imprisonment In Montreal, recently4
for bribery of electors in County Vercher
res at the last Provincial election.
Bex Heitser, a farmer living near
Westminster. O., lately shot his wife and
tried to kill his son. daughter and daughter-in-law.
He was put in the Cincinnati
jail, and is believed to be insane.
Davextort, Ia was recently infested
by burglars. T. W. McLelland, a wealthy
dtixen, had an encounter with two of them
at his residence add was seriously wounded.
Two arrests wero made.
Considerable excitement was recently
caused at Winnipeg. Man-, over the flogging
of a prisoner, said to be the first flogging
ever witnessed in that vicinity. The cir
cumstance show it to have been a very
brutal case. John McCormiek, who came
to Manitoba from -Fargo some time ago,
was convicted of larceny and sentenced to
eight months' imprisonment. While
working about the jail he lnltcd,
but was recai-tored in half an hour. Attorney-General
Miller ordered two dozen
lashes, twelve of which were given before
all the prisoners in the jail-yard. A cat-o'-nine
tails was used. McCormiek was
stripped to the bail. Snow was decend
ing heavily. His back was fearfully lacer
ated and salt water was then applied.
Miller was denounced en all hands for bar
barity. A se&iocs panic occurred a few days ago
at the Star Theater, Glasgow, Scotland.
The performance had proceeded without
interruption until shortly after nine o'clock
wheu some person shouted fire. The wholq
andience instantly rose to their feet and
made a rmh to the several exits. The great
mass of people in the pit rnshing therefrom
met a crushing crowd pouring down from j
the gallery. The fearful and fatal block
was followed bv wild shrieks of !
agony and despairing cries for help,
which coald not then bo answered.
The mass of panic stricken end straggling
humanity were appealed to by officers of
the theater and by the poHce to bold back,
but the appeals were unheeded. The
crazed crowd frantically passed toward
the outlets. transiting down and
over the weaker ones, until the street was I
reached. When the theater was finally
cleared the corpses were found on the
stairs leading from the gallery and twelve
persons were so seriously wounded that
they could not live long. The house had
been condemned as unsafe for rapid exit.
The Savannah, Ga- through freight
train on the Central Road, lately collided
with a way freight oa Sand Hill bridge,
ami killed Phil Young, train band, and se
riously wounded two others, and also
smashed two engines and demolished fifty
HcxnT Cato, colored, was just being ltd
to the gallows -at Decatur, Ga., a few
days ago, when a telegram was received
from the Governor respiting his sentence
for two weeks. The negro went fairly wild
Ike- FaIX, who kflleJ Frank Curran, a
section boss on the Cincinnati Southern
railroad, was recently hanged at Kingston.
Tenn. He professed religion and died
A ltvelt liattle recently occurred at
Sugar Loaf, a mining town eight miles
from Boulder, Colo between two China
men, brothers, over a matter of $20,
which one claimed was due him from the
other. After exhausting himself of bts
rich vocabulary of Chinese epithets, one of
them struck the other with a hatchet, sink-
ing the edge of it into his head. Then be
struck his right arm and almost severed it.
1 the member hanging by a mere thread of
I flesh. The two wero taken to a surgeon
who amputated the arm and sewed up the
The commission appointed at the last
session of Congress to visit Mexico and the
countries ot Central and South America, in
the interest of the commerce ot the United
States, will leave New York very soon for
the Citv of Mexico. Thence they will go
to San Francisco, where the business men
of that city will be heard on trade with
, Southern countries. The Commission will
, then go toGuatamala. thence to San Salva
dor, thence to Honduras, thence to Nicarau
, L'sa. thence to Costa Bica, thence across
, the Isthmus of Panama to Venzucla, thence
: to the United States of Columbia, thence to
! Equador, thence Bolivia, Peru and Chill,
' thence across the Andes to Mendoza, thence
' to the ports of tho Argentine ltepulilic. and
thence home by way of the Brazilian jwrts.
In the different countries visited the bus!
I ness men and Government officials will be
called upon to express their views relative
to the improvement ot trade with the
' Carte,! States, and the advisability ot
' adopting treaties similar to tbe lute Mexi
Suortlt after one o'clock one morning
not long ago, as Morris Condon, an employe
of the Indiana, Bloomington & Western
Railroad, at Itxlianapolis, Ind., was
emerging from tho bridge over White River
1 the eastern part of the city, hewas ap
proached by a man who commanded him
to give up hit money. Upon refusing he
was shot five times, walked into a saloon
j and died. Several brutal attacks had re
cently been raaaa oy unknown pamesat
the tame place.
Is the recent hurricane at the Bahama
Islands the American schooner Jenathan
Knight was wrecked at Palmetta Point,
Captain Malloy and all the crew but two
being lost. A Baltimore schooner, San
Bias, also west clown with all 03 bosri.
THE SUPREME COURT.
A Xnrabrr of Important Dcrllon Lately
Itrmlrred bf That Tribunal.
Wasiiixutox, November 4. A decNIon
was rendered yotcnLvy afternoon on a long
scries of cases which have arisen out of the
adoption of the fourteenth and fifteenth
amendments tn the constitution. The pres
ent cax which is that of John Elk,
plaintiff id error agaiust Charles Wilkins,
ami which came from the district of Ne
braska, U a suit brought by an Indian against
the registrar or one of the wards of the
city of Omaha for refusing to register
bint as a nullified voter therein. The t
quotums presented are whether plaintiff in
erpir is a citizen of the United States, and
whether he lias been denied any riclit
suanntccd him by the Fifteenth amend
ment to the Federal Contitut:on. This
court, in a long and elaborate opinion by
Justice Gray. Iiclds: First that an Indian
wlio is bom a member of one of the Indian
tribes within the United Suites, which still
exists and is rcctcnized as a tribe by the
Government, and who has toluutarily seiu
rated himself from his tribe and
taken up Ins residence among the nliilo
citizens of (he State, but who has not been
naturalised or taxed or n-ocnlzed as a citi
zen either of thc United Mates or by tho
State, is not a citizen of thc United States
uit'iln the meaning of the fut section of
the fourteenth amendment.
Second That plaintiff in error, not being
a citizen of the United States under the
fourteenth amendment, lias been deprived
of no right 'eearcd by the fifteenth amend
ment, and can not maintain this action.
Th" jndement of the second court Is af
firmed. Jntticc narlan read a long dis
Maiiing opinion in behalf of Justice Woods
A dertMoii was rendered by the Court In
thc important patent suit of Ilenjamln Bnt
terwortli. CommK-doncr of Patent, plain
tiff in error, aio-t the United States, ex
rel. Richard Hoe and others in error, to the
Supreme Court of the District of Columbia.
Tins was a suit brouirht for thc purpose of
obtaining a wnt of mandamus to rcmpcl
the l"oumiistoner to i.-5tie a latent in ac
curdaiirc with his own decision notwith
standing tho fact that the decision had been
overruled and reterscri upon application by
the Secn-tary of tin- Interior. The question
prrsetttrd here is whether any light of ap
iwal exists in patent cases from a deci.-ioii
iif the Commissioner of l'atcntx. Tills
man, in an ojmiion by Justice Matthews,
mdds tlia an appeal does not lie in patent
eases to the Secretary of the Interior: that
the Commissioner or Patents has the exclu
sive rieht to decide for himself whether or
not a latent ought to Kue and the Secre
tary of the Interior lias tin authority to re
view such decision. 1 1 the Commissioner errs
the party aggrieved lias a statuary remedy,
but thai remedy is not au.appeal to the sec
retary. The juihmiciit of the Supreme
CoHrt of the I) -tnet awarding a writ of
Mandamus, b affirmed.
A dt-cisMiu was al-o rendered by tlie court
in the case of Joseph Cooper, plaintiff in
error, against the city of New Orleans. The
iiesUou pretented by this case is whether
a license tax imposed b the city in acconl
auce with the State Ian- upon steam propell
ers pit iug between New Orleans and the
Gulf coast is a "regulation of commerce
between states" are! therefore forbidden-by
-eetkwi S of the Federal constitution. The
Supreme Court of Ixiuisiana decided that
it was not Tins court reverses that decis-
kn. and holds that such tax on ooastwUe
steamers is a rezulrtion of commerce among
the states and therefore unconstitutional
and void. A decision was also rendered bj
the court in the municipal bond case of
thc city of Fort Scott plainthf ic
error, against Samuel !. Hickman hi er
ror, to the Circuit Contt of the United
States for the district of Kansas. This was
a suit brougbt by Hickman to recover the
amount, princja! and interest, of certain
nnproicnicnt bonds Issued by the city or
Fortioott. Tbc-ity claimed in the court
below mat tne ccuon was oarmi oy uei
statute of limitations, more than five years I
laving elapsed since the bond matured. I
Plaintiff contended that tha city had wade
aet,it.ul!r5iMit nf n bond as an nlt. '
his liability after their matuntv. and tat
acconling to the law of the state, tho statute
of limitations began to run at the
time of audi ackuowIedzcuicHt. and
did not at the time the bonds matured. Tlie
all admission of indrbtebirs where ae-
ainiienyius circumstances are such as to
rt'iei that inference or to leave it in donbt
whether the party intended to prolong the
time of legal HmifatioiL Tlie judgment of
the circuit court is reterscd and the ease
remanded w ith directions to enter judgment
for defendant with, rtU.
W.vsmsoTox, November 3. There are
indications titat the Northern possessions;
which have been heretofore practically a
scaled book to the people of this country,
are to become better known. The npinint-,
nicnt of Territorial officers for Alaska '
seems to have stimulated re-earth, and ad-,
venture in that hitherto unknown conn try
and there are likely to be some very inter
esting If nut startling development. A
tilegram received here from thc commander j
of oiip of the revenue vessels in these
waters state that hi vessel has just re-!
turned from some explorations in what have '
been hitherto almost unknown regions ot
Alaska, ind that the discoveries are of a '
very vaiuablo and interesting nature. News
rrceiveil from San Francisco gives some par- i
tieulars of thc arrival of Capt. Healy there
fiom a tour with a revenue vessel in that ',
He rescued a party ot miners and
j savin; ninety-eight iwnoiis fnu a horrible
ncath. He sent a boat a distance ot 350
mile np the Kowrat Kivcr, a stream hither
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plaintiff an.1 awsnleil liira Juiigmint for' the vessel and u. The steamer pumps , .ountrJea cf thB wni during the lat au j.ou, th- r0nners weU ni'uetv-flve bar-1 We always supposed it was just a nght
sfijlts5. This court, bnwever, holds that ' rould not be gotten at on account ot tne i 7ear S hown to htve a uountcd to mors nl:i aml tll(. Armstrong well 300 barrels." i smart smack. Uot'.on blur.
, 3ii nel;nfiu-inlTiient rannnt he reranled as lStt. When the KllCtn picked US up. onr .han SS.OOO.COO.OO). ' v ,h.. -., fn-r, mnmh iV T1tnvrlU ' A r smnll liov tru ilrrinraesV
uahhr iSaSon anouTihe "country ind' maUmT the" tnoUntT Lorf draudolpi; Nation Is 2Ci 7 .that ot the 83,;C3,t04 fatoru.-on the idea of urging that the Dc
,i, ,m,i ,ii,.rin- ninai.li. vmn. nr ' charred Chamberlain with a moral appropriated for the In Han office, a ba!- partraent of Missouri be given to herasa
minerals, nlaiits and blnl. He exnioraJ
w -s.w4-a, rnt..H ...u. . i-vuwvh -
and photi'graphed a large and valuable riots, which made tilings uncomfortable for I results attaiucJ la Indian education are
Island near Bogato8, capturedand destroy- his !ordshln. Cliamberlain sahl he did not regardrd as entirely saUsIaotory, there
etl a large amount of liquor-which whaler, believe the stories that tlie Liberals had being a considerably Increased attend
and illicit traders were preparing tn sell to hired roughs to stop Conservative meetings . ance at all schools, especially at thc
the natives, and finally made a trip far' at Birmingham. He (Chamberlain) could boarding schools.
mirth tn rescue the crew mentioned, cnrouii- not have prevented the counter demonstra- The repurt shows that the death rate
tering ice worm than any that Schley found i tions, and would not if he could. He deeply Increased over the previous year, which
ii... trii ,inrth ,mi in .n!ti nf tin, trt rerretted the annoyance suffered by Sir! a attributed to the severe winter.
that he was lventr-three davs in an almost
constant fug, hedioppetl anchor within a few
rods nf the smt he had started to make on
hearing or the suffcriiic crew.
To I"revnt Troalde.
CnicAGO,-No ember 4. The Hoard of
County Commissioner last evening ap
pointed 2,500 special constables to serve at
tlie polls to-day. United States Marshal
Jones ha apjurlnted a large number of dep
uties suppo-ed to be about 1.000, part of
whom will be staL'oned at the polls, and
IKirt grout-cd In different sections of the
city, as a reserve foron. Hinler command of
treneral Jo-eph SUicJttntu The eonserva
tivc opinion of both artis is that there
will be no inure trouble than usual to-day.
It rained all last nicht anil at this hour is
Klllr.1 Ills TVirr.
DEXtxn, Cou. November 4. John Mur
phy, proprietor uf the Exchange saloon, and
a well-known sporting man, was arrested
jestenlay afternoon diargwd with murder
ing hi wife. Mrs. Murphy died eaily yes
tenlay morning from injuries, so it is alleged,
received at her husband's hands.
Tlie night before Murphy went
liome at four o'ch-ck in the
morning, and his wife bring a little tardy In
opening the door for him, he gave her a
a beating and pitched her senseless body
through a window. He" afterward picked
her up aud took her Into the honse, and
she made an ante-mortem statement, giving
j the details of her husband's brutality on the
j night before.
BURNED AT SEA.
A German Ship Darned at Sea. lint all tha
New York, November L The German
steamer Rbein, which arrived here yester
day from Bremen, reports that October 24
at nine o'clock In the evening In latitude
'orty-nlnc degrees, thirty-eight minutes;
ongitude thirty-seven deyrtjs, forty-one
minutes, sbe fell In with the Dutch steamer
Maasdam, from Rotterdam for New York,
which was all ablaze. The Rhein took from
her boats passengers and crew, numbering
one hundred and eighty-six In all, and
broucht them to this port. The
tarried a miscellaneous cargo
New York. The vessel was valued at
5200,000. It was about nine p. in. when
the Maasdam was first seen en fire.
Tho boats of tho steamship were
picked up one by ons as the Rhein
-approached. W. H. Yandentoan. a;ent
of the steamship company, says that the
Rhein with Captain Vandercel or the Maas
dam, and her passengers and crew will ar
rive at Hoboken at three o'clock In the
morning. Captain Vandcrzel, of the steam
ship Maasdam, burned at sea, makes the
following statement: Left Rotterdam Oc
tober IS. with eight cabin and IS3 steerage
passenger and a crew of forty-five men.
All went well until the 23d, when
wo encountered a violent gale, dnrinr
which petmirum tank comme-icnl leaking.
The next day at two p. tn. one of the crew,
on looking for the leak, placed a lighted
laccp near the tank, which exploded with
a lend reiwrt, the contents taking fire and
pitting tfce-ship in a blaze. Every effort
to control the tire was useless, so at four p.
ijl, I onlered all hands into the boats. We
remained then In the vicinity of thc burn
ing vessel until 'Jp.it, wheu ail hands were
rescaed by the Rhein. Not one o$ the pas
srn?.TS or crew was lost or Injured
Ia the slightest manner. When picked np
we were in latitude forty-nine degrees
forty-five minutes, lonzihide twenty
seven degrees forty-one minutes. Neither
tascnwrs nor crew saved any of their
effect's "whatever. The steamsh'p Rhein ar
rived at her dock soon after three o clock.
with all the passengers and crew of lhe
icr Maasdam. Hundrels of relatives
and friends of tbe lost ship's crew and pas
sengers awaited them. Captain IL C Vin
derzee of the ill-fated vessel said to a .-e-
porter: We had eight cabin and one hun-
". . .--. . -. . .--
"2? "' ?2SL i,,rS
.i.. ,i. 1..1 1 ,. fi, nmvr iit
?ttai'TtatW.U? one PoT mv IS
leaking. That day one o my sea-
men went wltn a iigm to masx
an examination and a moment after-,
ward an explosion was heard ,
and tlic sailor with burned face and beard
rushed back on deck crying "fire." We I
pnthitORse all our appliances for extln-
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cubhing the flames but titer gamed bead -
" " V.T".t i.i? ' ..a
S V J a aaj - "'J .- -. .
m could we take away with us. There was '
cngeracreaieuiuucuocuuiusiuu. ,.n.i - - . ... .
they were too much frightened, and justly the pieviuus year. Ot this amount ,
so, to do anything but obey orders. Tbe ' 6502,000 was In the Treasury and $1,801,. ,
lUiein picked as up soon after nine o'clock. I O0O.CO0 In bank and In generai clrcuia
ran srnr.Eoss statejjisjt. tlon. Deducting lhj amount held bj ,
Dr. T. T. Smith, surgeon ot tlie steamer
Maasdam. was graduated from Ann Arbor,
iliclu. University In 1SS2. His first voyage
was In the steamship ltcliance, which was
nrrteked a few months ago. He and all
others on board agree with the Captain's
story. Dr. Smith said three of Uie engineers
were severely burned by the fire, but would
come around all right.
"There were thirty
five persons in each boat," said Dr. Smith.
We remained neaf the burning ship, hop
ing some vessel would see tlie light
ami come to our rescue. Tbe
flames burst from the ship aft at
"- "c """ v , ' .- ,
Hon was a grand sight, but not appre-,
cUteil at the time. I could not save ct en
"? insttunients. There was somotliins
ludicrous even n our dilemma. A e bad a .
The masts all fell. Tlie conuagra-
! Pai'' ol ,overs ,a onr D0t' ?nd Uic nian
'd not be induced, or tne pn womu mm
penult him to take bis arm from her Alter deducting the specie leld la the
waist to take ,lls tnm at the "-": banks and National Trcasnrli-, the pa-
I Hciurich Wolff, a passenger said: "Tlie of- per and sneds In active rircuhtlon
boats were being tossed about at a lively
1 rae and were half filled with water. Urons
I'ctennan, first tifBeer of the lthein. was j
the Cist man to spy wliat he tht tight to be j
l a fire away in lhe distance, and climbed to
1 tlie top of the-uiasthead to make it out. It
seemed to be a steamship on fire about
, twelve miles to southward. Tlie Kheln
j wa promptly headed for tlie Hiht, bnt it
took about an licir to get to it. The flames
lit up the sea for five miles around. The
signal lights in tlie boats were soon
seen, and as tiie boats got alongside
ropes were let down and people hauled oti
i board. The women and children had to be
taken up in baskets. "The sea was very
rough," said Mr. I'etennan, "and a severe
storm came up at midnight Had we been
two honrs later in getting to the bnn.ing
shim not a soul of Maasdam' s passengers or
crew would have been saved."
Loxdox, Oelober 31. In the House ot
Commons yestenlay Gladstone said tlie ad
vance of Kliailoum would have been made
earlier had it been possible. A motion
granting preecdncc over all other business
to the Franchise bill was adopted without
debate. Ionl llandolph Churchill moved
an amendment to the address In reply to
the Queen's speech. Tin censures Cliam
berlain. President of the Hoard of Trade,
for inciting, by his speeches, interference
with tlie freedom of political discussion.
1 I...tlf.i rlt .! 1l.nnlrM 111
and iustlfvinr riot and disorders. In
and direct complicity in the recent Aston
! Stafford Nnrtlicote, who to a general op-
ponent. and promised him If he visited Bir-
ailngfam again ne womu nave a rcspvcuiu
Fruit packers have adopted class
jar for putting up fruit. They claim
that owing to the habit of umcruptilous
dealers of putting up decayed and in
ferior fruit in tin. it became necessary
for tlioir own protection that they
should ue a transparent vessel,
through which tlie contents can bo
seen. Thc gias jars are. about 100 per
cunt, more costly than the tin ran, but
can be used any number of times.
.V. Y. Tm.
Tlie white mis"onaries among tho
n is hare succeeded in introducing
some very peculiar tisuages bf civiliza
tion among the natives. They have
taken to cricket and play with great
energy. Tlie rival clubs challenge each
other and the games arc desperately
contested. Each game is opened and
c nn I withpracr, and their challenges
are dubtied with a religious spirit "al
ways ending -with great love. Amen."
Clara Louise Kellojg astonishes
the belles of Birmingham, Conn., by
appearing on thc street ' in calico
dresses. Hartford Pott.
Ben Periey Poore has sixty rogKJ.
in his house at Faun Itill, Mass.
raet nnt ri:nr Compllrd from thi An
iiual Ilrporiefth Director of the Mint
OnrAnnuil Colnore nnd Production at
tlio lrcitu Metals Tha Sperla Wealth
In Slcht V hat Oilier Ceuntrirs are Dolus
lathe Sxn Direction.
WAsmsarox, D. C, October 25.
The Director of the Mint in his annual
tpurtfor the last fiscal year, says:
The deposits of gold during the year
mounted to 4C,32G,G79, of which S-3,-000,000
tiers of domestic production.
The stiver purchased for coinage and de
r.ositcd for bars amounted at Its coining
value to 630,520,290, of which more than
; - rilae ot wld and .ver dc. ,
posited and purchased, including re
Ccpolt, was 667,955,155, being about
the same as during th: previous year.
Ibc coinage amountnl to $57,eS0.92l, ot
which $27,932,8-'! Were gold, S2S.773,337
l si ver, thc latter, except aaont CGiJ.UTO,
In sliver dollars, and 3i,i,Vju-j UI a"3"
rolns." The coinage of gold was about
$3,000,000 less than during the previous
In addition to the coinage executed
(or the Government, 81,000 030 In silver
were truck at tbe San iVascisCO Mint
for the Hawaiian Governiurnt.
Uesi-lrs ihe manufacture of coin, gold
bars ol the value of S23.375.ISC, and sil
ver bars o( the value ol 87,639,724, wer
preparrd at the mint and assay offices.
Gold bars w-re paid out In exchange for
gold coin during the jear under the pro
visions of ihe act of My 2C, le52,
ta the valnc ot 615.800,000. Ono
excess .of 13,000 000 oouccs of but
ton, contalnln; 623,000.000 worth ol
go d, and more than 613,;00,0C0 wor b
ot sliver, were rcQaed at th reflnerlea
connected with the mints a-d New York
The purchases of silver br.Tlioa daring
the year averaged abuui 2,0v0,000 worth
The number ot silver dollars dls'rlb
u'eddu ingtherrartxc cdrd 317,000,000.
It Is estimated that the total araou t In
active circulation o.i tbe lstol Uciobcr,
ItSI. exceede- Sl.000.000, being aula-
...,- n e- ritn rui ,,- ih.
The Director estimates tbe production
ot the mines of the United States tor thc
calendar year 1831 at: Gold, 829,000.000,
and silver, $18,000,000, wh.ch is about
Ct AIA AAA t-i Ih m f aan4 artt rafttfaj
' Ol.VW.UW ICSS U iiW aWl 1MIM
' SM.WO.WOn.. l.UrcrU. d0H.S Uk
. aitlclcs of omamentauoo In tne united
' States, It U estimated, consumed durinS
,-,-, -- .
Tlie Director est mates the amount ol , From Diahe It was learned that he had ow a sout conuccieu wi tun press.
coll n theoTntry c-Tocioher Is., liSl. I n accomplice in th horse-stcallng, and j not even a country editor, fabe dldnot
to hare been: Gold, $337,000,000, si.r r, the Grand Jury, therefore, Indicted a man even hnow where but two or throe trell
6237,000,000; a total amount of SSH,-1 named Anxie White, and a warrant was J known literary papers and magazines
i (V0 nnn Th total amount ol sDCCie anc
' f ekJ u a. moa iS
IMt.th? Director estimes at SI.800.000.-
I8S4, the Director cstiraes at $l,30i),000,-' the very man White, for whom j
COO, being an increase ol more thin $73,- be had a warrant, accompanied by Drake s j
000,1-00 compared w.thths amount whut wife, thc latter having visited the jail for 1
.. - ... .-- -.1.1.. a...Mu.- .. .. t.I.t.lInfl.M l,,dlu.Mtt J.TX.t I
-I' V Vh-'Mnntrrlttt. 7.;d.tel
National Hanks leaves about 1 091,000,-
COO In the bands of the general pub.lc
ud In banks other than National.
The production of ths precious meta a
In twen yiuc coumrlcs, appears to have
5-n fnr the rarajar vear 1SJ. about
I $94,000,000 of gold aud about $111,000,-
i 000 ol silver $1,000,000 less In gold, aad
a like amount gn ater in silver
teporttd for the previous year. The appearing to nave no tnongntiorncrnus--" - -." ."-? mv JttiM
coinage for 1SS3 In twenty olthcprlnc, .band. Between her sob she said White j Tom-Tbaik you. my dear fellow,
pic countries of the wor.d, amtiutted to was iunoceut of thc crime chargcdagalnst Ihank Jon. thanK you.
more lhau $101,000 OOOln gold and 9112,-' him by her erring huslandf aud that she' Yerybigboy 'Plea'e. 3418 Blankv
300,000 In stiver. Ot the silver co,uage could protc it n hen the proper time comes. don't Ihint father would like to havo
. a'i ly one-fourth was executed In United . - - j me 'kep- in after schotiL" "Why not.
States, and two-tilths by Mcx.co and In- BCSS1AX OIL WORKS. 'if ho knows it is for breafciag tfce
Jia. In thc coinage ot cold, thc United j rnles?" Biff bov This is leap year.
Mates il 1 stands first, Gcrmanr follow-
lug W th a coinage of $21,010,000; US
iig w th a coinage of $21,01 0,000; us
Mii. ai!iwirvm rf IFn.tn s?l CtSl .
'""a 61C.000.0O0, aud Kusaa 612.CC0,
THE N1TI0.YS WAIID.
Itrro, l'r-mll. Annual Urpart at Indian
CwmmLsioner l'rler T Cent, a Day la
Clolbn and Fred the Imllan.
WASiilsCToy.'U. C, October 28.
Commissioner 1'r.ce, In his annual
report, says that thc appropriation made '
lastyrar, alter deducting transportation,
etc., left only $7 per tapltal to clothe
ind ficJ the fud ans,, or a traction les
han two cents per day. The Commls.
ioner states very emphatically that this
.munnt I Inadequate. Inspecting the
I'ourt t.1 Offenses, established last year,
hn Coinmlsionersay: j
At every lyreney where tho court has been
rs aMisheJ. it has Lern moII rvcein-L and the
dcions of the Jnd.ci respeeltu Ijf Rr
uuu-sced In. awl quietly and p a -enbly eo
rr c-L At some ol tne aKen 1.- ltd court
lias Ik ea lntru3:c al In auot,nui:c many nf
tne must barbarous and perateiuu customs '
that have ex ste-t amanjr th Indians from I
limelromeaiotMl anl It properly encour- '
Aired, itna the I dian are uuii.' 10 bcHrve
lliat ihe tiiivrrn ne.it is hoi ot U Its eu-
ilearorstn praimite their wedare; anJ Intel-I
tual ami moral atianeefnebi. i uvircio
hat li a tew years pohreanir an J the
e.itl.cirdiculiraiiortbr ua unco, scalp ,
.Unix', ami war dance will b.- entirely abui
The report refers brlefy to t- e fact
that thc Indians are taslug advantage ot
tbe law allowing them t make home-
stead entries anJ secure !au3 by allot-
meUI. atlU'S V IU31 IUC IOUI 1UUI4U PUP-
a ce ot eii.ssj i- uuexpenueu; tuat uio
j Tha Commissioner recommends"
change la the manner ot making appro-prlat-ons
so as to allow the Department
discretion in their disbursement.
A Had Fate.
rs Oxaua, Ncn, October Ti.
Information is received of the acci
dental death ot George Hall, formerly ot
Omaha, and his sister near North Adam,
Mas., by being run over by a n llr 'ad
train while trussing the track In a bug
gy. Had hail both legs broken and his
skull tractur.-d, and bis sister hid h r
skull crmhet. They were the on y chil
dren of an aged widow at Stamford,
Vt-, and were on their way home. Hall
was lormcrly employed for several y ars
as bookkeeper for Barkalow Brothers,
railroad news agents here.
The supplies sent fiom England tot
the Nil, expedition are arriving at Wadj
Ha.fa in a very confused way. There art
Immense quantities ot some one Ilae ol
artlclef, end cone at all of oth
ers. A serious resu t of thu
bad management Is that the troips
will be deprived ot tobacco and ot man
medicines. The Canadians hav got
well under way and overcoma tie ob
status In their path with great ease.
Tho whale boats are very success
tat. The steamer conveying the Came
Corps was part'ally disabled as Assoua
sad at AmIouU
X HERO'S FATE.
Tl.a BniTa Action ot the Foremtn ot Born-
ini F-rtorr i Sa.fcUe tha Ssfy f
Oliver. llalts U Ui. Sacrlflc. at HI. Own U70r;te hfmJU' ...Ninety and Nine."
cmcaco.liL, Octobers. W. W'. Corcoran, of Wash ngtoa.
In IhebnUdlns comer of Michigan and has survived three of the phjstciaES
Canal street, occupied by several firms, . who pronounced his case bopelew ia
there was a tremendous boiler explosion I8.1.-a3Am7to 'J
hhortly after noon to-day. Thc windows I Over seven hundred dlnorent mil
In tho rear upon the alley, where thc en- j have thus far been published in Ger
glne and lwller were located and part of . many on veetariaaisni, in addition to
thc wall were blown out. In an Instant I a monthly magazine on the subject,
thc flames followed, and the entire j Thcrc has not been a marriagi f a
structure was choked with smoke. Ppon ' President daring his term of office
the topmost floor ticrt twenty-one gtris, i ,; it, t, ,m.j xn. C&rdU
-a-i!i?:. .. ,.
" --- --, - "
this the girls and men groped their way,
their skirtrf and jackets pressed to their
nostrils. James W. Carr, foreman of the
dgardiox factory on thc ton floor, who I
gave warning, to his employes, was, It Is
said, the last to leave tae noor. lie ioi
lowed the men to thc third floor and
Bsketl anxiously whether all were on
hand. Fearful that some mijht be left
behind, he turned back. The" employes
groicd their way to thc ground floor and
A few minutes later Carr, thc foreman,
was seen at a filth-story window. He
crept ont upon thc cornice in the dense
smoke and flames and let himself down to
Uienindon-slllby hU fingers. Men rushed
to the roof of thc building across the alley
with ropes, it seemed to thc excited
witnesses of the terrible scene as if the
brave fciiovt clung there five minutes.
I bad to tnru my head away from the
awful scene. Men below with canvas held
it stretched out. but finally Carr caught a
rope with his left baud and loosened on
the sill. He dropped but could not retain
hi hold and plunging thronsh thc canvas,
was picked up bleeding, and it Is said his
neck was broken.
It Is rumored thit several men are mlss
Icg but in thc confusion nothing definite
can be learned, and it is bclicied the ru
mor is unfounded.
THE MAX HE WANTED.
A Man Imllete-1 fr Hone SienI n; TVIIh-
ont n Knowiedea Walk, into jail Like j
a 1U lata a Trap- A FalUUcsi Woman's I
MCLronn, fx, Octobers.
Ia thc Pike County Court, held
here last week, a young man named Fred
Drake was placed -on trial for stealing a .
valuable horse, belonging to his hE,man fatner , .f,irlmadellmyielf."
brothcr-la-la John Quinn. He) titiiau:phM Prct:
pleaded guilty and was sentenced to , . , .
Jeven jean, hard labor In the -HJ Wheeler, the poetcs.. saw
1 aMvra i cuiicui-asj a. uiiaticiui .
lsueu lor uis arrest, ureaiiy kj uesur- i
I pna ot Sheriff Willlanlson, who
Should call at the jail on :. Sunday last but
' the very man VtnitC, lor
' Uimno! biddiniherhusbandgood-
uyc. inc wary oncna in ueu muiciuiu
the cell adioinlng thatoccuplctl iy Drake,
and. alter locking the door, read ta him
the warrant for his arrest. White was
dumbfounded, as he liatl not learned that
h? was eveu supccteu, let aiouc inuictcu
! for thc crime of horse-stcallng. Since the
arrest ot Drake his wife, who Isyonngand
' pretty, alioot twcntyyrarsofagc.hasbccn
I living with White at hLs house. Mrs.
' Drake was greatly affected by White's
l arrest, and wept copiously, as she con-
vcrse.1 with hbu through the cell door,
The 3int frodnetive or rajiTain oil
1 Well.Oat-doebjTboo In tbe Km.laa
Tires riiXE. I'a, October 13.
A Butler special Kays: "lTiUlIps' well
and milip,' No.2, forty six barrels. The
' JrWha been making extensive Inqulr-!
' ies abroad among consuls and Petroleum i & corner of the fence, a timid city lad.
A-soclatloa with a view of procuring rell- I called out: -"Boy. does that cow ever
able iuforuatiou as to the Russian oil fields! hurt people?" Swelling with import
and what is likely to be the extent ot g u,e licrlss bov answered, coasoiing
their competition with American petro- jn coaietimes" she don't" tMdta
leum. A long article Is published In the ; 1,..
Jlemld to-dav showing that there exists J" T . . t .-
atBakoo,on'lhe Caspian Sea, extensive -" Dot "7 f. "
oil fields, pwliflc bcyoisd anything known dawnce. It wequires bwainj. I assure
In the United States. Thc records fur- - "Idon t a;r e wUj yoa. ilr.
nished by the owners of some ot the To Silva," renh d Mas Hadger. I
wells are given. One well produced sa- a dog lead the German tne other
nearly one thousand barrels In theidav." ".That was vewv strange. Wtere
first half hour; and another well
did 3,000 barrels a day. Another well
produced 15,000,000 gallons of crude oil,
which was sold for sixteen cents a ton for
furl, there being no demand for It for Il
luminating pnrpo-es. Consul-Gencral
Perry estimates the minimum produc
tive capacity of the Bakoo fields at 46,
000,000 tons of crude oil a year.
MRS. DR. FATY.
Iter Abilities and Her Xeeeultlcs Haw
Titer Sbenlil ba It-eornisatl.
Sr. Loci's Mol. Octobers.
Mrs. Dr. Pavy, widow of the Arctic ex
plorer, arrived on thc "Bayou Sara" this
' morning. Her stay in New Orleans, where
j her huband"s relatives live, was chiefly
spent lu endeavoring to obtain a situation
as chief of a department In thc V orid's r al t
Her friends In this city have looked wltn
recognition of her ability and ner ne
cessity, which latter b very
urgent, as she has received no assistance
from th? Government, not even her hn
band's back pay, due two years ago. The
seminary which she conducted at Mary
villc, Mo., during the dark, uncertain
hours through which she waited for her
lost husband closed last Jim?, and she
has been financially unable to reopen It.
While In St. Louis she will be thc guest
of Deputy Marshal Couzlns.
A Valuable friauner.
LEAvrxwoBTii, Ka, Octobers!
Major WasMn, the United States army
paymaster who was sentenced to serve
eighteen months in thc Kauso, State Pcn
itcntiarv, was released from thc prison
to-fUy, "and will go direct to Des Moines,
la., where his parents reside. He has
never been closely confined, and being a
good civil engineer, planned and almost
superintended a fine system of water,
works for the prison until Its completion.
He was out a great portion of the time on
sarvcjlng expeditions, locating ground
for the coal mine at the prison.
They Wanttn Know.
sorrn Bear. Cosx.. October SL
On Sunday Mrs. Maria Encbat was
found at the foot of her cellar steps dead
and bruised with a lamp hi one hand and
the lamp-chimney at dbtanrc from the
lamp. How she came there h a mjv
tcrv, but th; Coroner said it ,113 an ac
ri-iental death. The verdict i ques
tioned by tha people, who argue that it It
it variance with all the circumsticcej.
Tha people ask If tbe fell backward down
stairs, how It was that her eyes and nose
showed marks of violence . ad how If she
fell forward, the back of her head should
bo particularly Injured. Thy await aa
PERSONAL ASB UTERAXT.
XfiSS Cli Banr. of Melrose. Scotland.
jr, s,nkev sav is the author of his
Over one hundreJ thousand copies
of a cheap edition of Mr. Thayer's li a
of Gan-eld. entitled "From tho La;
Cabin to tho Whito Hoasei" have: been
soid in England. Cucejo Journa'.
It is sa d that for every novel print
ed and published in Errand ten ara
written and re ected. Inis mafcos aa
average of three thousand novels
which are written in that country every
Next to Sirs. Southworth. ilrt.
Clcaaer-IIiidson probably earned murc
money by her pea than any other wom
an in Wash.u!rton. Her income forscv-
J cral years rajaged as high aa si tiiutt-
sanu dollars a Tear.
Justice Miller is said to be distin
guished from his brethren of the Su
preme Court of the United Scitea by be
ing the only member who bab tually
wears a swallow-tailed" coat aad a
The great reader may be esteemed
happier than eron thegreat w iter, lis
en.oys the pleasure without the labor
and sacriricc. He has bat to reap ia
gladness w era another has sown ia
tears. Minneapolis Evening Journqf.
John MeCaliongh was not ashatned
of having began lite as a chairtmakec.
Concerning this period of his life ho
was neither a snob nor a Bounderbr of-
JVoketuwn. At one of his reheantahi
rcc-ntiy a Philadelphia suge raaasger
.,.iJL, -, .,:., . I,.:- f-fVi
produced sa antique chair for one ot the
scenes of "V'irjrinius." -It Is too
modern." said the actor. "I shouldn't
wonder, by its look, if it was made a
I tnoasanu ycas ago. rcioneu uie i
. ..i tno :. wanr." said thu
"i know it wavnt,'
- - 7
were puoiitneu. a uiua g.ri w aw
own age went to a boo store and
copied off the ad-Usses of several of
them, and she sent out oocros to most
0f thcm. coolly re jesting tho editors
10 Mml their papers as par for the
.-rr ., .-
poems if the wero accepted. Aue
very tirst one sent tn responded favor
ably. Chicago UerttldL
Several young prls hare beeaap
po'ntcd station agents In Miaaesota,
and engineers arts keeping a sharp
lookout for misplaced switches.
George "Yes; I take np asy violin
" my own f' ,;
ronknow-." She let him oft tn.ladct-'
"A kiss ia a narnxvrnal coHtra.
between the labial appendages attache" I
to thc superior and inferior aavi'.laribS
! ""Jj; ?,' ,
a man and tvosaan or
alonir a country road. Shrinkierr into
was it?" "On Fourteenth stre fc. Ann
German was blind." .V. 1'. Times.
Why ho llcw.
-I wl Iur." be sang- "anl slnr my Uy.
bl'Q slumber seals your eves:
And tha deep, still nUht will chase til day
Away from tbe star-lit sxles.
-1 wi 1 wake an I flr till fie mornm? star
sba'l plow in the Basrem sky
But oi didn't: thedor wnioup Justtiea
And smote bim hip taA tnbra.
"Coa hman. wi avo aot at ott
'onc Mrs. Brown, and as an English
woman born mvseif, Tm snre 1 'are
proper not-ons about the soshle s ale;
but Lord a' merry upon
llrown. I can't no mora clp. it
can 'clp br athin hair, w en ;
a t am
war truard "orse-car
should say looks at me nowadays do
vou know, ma'am. I'm that Mastered I
tton't know w'ether I'm'oa my 'ed oc
my 'cclst ' Pack.
I have come. sir. to ask yoa for
yonr daughters harnL" "I beg yonr
pardon! What name did yoa say?" "1
iiave not had the pleasure ot meeting-
voti ctcet casually. My nme is
Jsmith." "Have yon any references?"
.'ertainly; your daughter." "U,
thank you: it Ij so good of yoa to ask
. , v.;:-. -.. :i'. -i
me. lb 13 ea'JUU UlAI, uu un ntuy
with her. Taka her. I don't kno
vou. but I sunneso vou'll live ia tho
house, and we'll have aa opporUwitj
to become better acjuaAitea.
morning." Chicaio Tribune.
Spreading It Oa Tee Tkek.
,V.-s. Ce Poultice "I hope yon;
votirselt agreeable to that Mrs.
Fashion, for sho is a great authority il
society her . and we must Keep o 1
r-.eht side of her."
ilr. De Poultice "No danger that 3
will ever make a bad impression, yc
may be sure. I just laid myself ont :
please her. a d if I did not spread. I
attcy on thickly my name is not 11
Pou't-ce. Yoa noticed that beautifi
young; lady beside hsr.
"WelL of course, she can t be al
near relation to Mrs. Di-Fashion. :
the old lady Is most horribly borne 1
but I saw the opportaaity aa na 1
lean teu yoa."
"Why, my dear, I pededj
thoQffht that lovelv vonr rrl was. Ml
Uc Fashion's daighter. ao4 to tic
ths old lady I spece of th weedeJ
resemblance ana " 1
Oh! voa baId-Barl oil id
Mrs. De Fashion has o!y bei 1