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Beveled te the laterem eftho Cbcrekees, Cfeecfawa, Ckickasaws. Seminole. Creeks, and all Olkcr Indian ef the ladiaa Territory.
CHIEFTAIN PillLWHIliC CO.
VESTTA, INDIAIT TERRITORY, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 25, 1884.
YOL. HI. NO. 15.
Katk Ciiase SntAGCE, the daughter
of Chief Justice Chase, is now residing
at Fountainsilean, France, devoting
Hewclf to the education of her famOv.
THE WOEU) AT MHGE.
A. Summary of tho Dally News.
Is the Senate on the lCUi a resolution
agreed to colling on the Secretary of
Stats to communicate to the Senate all ac
cessible information regardtiur the extent
and character of the foreign trade of Mexico.
cocsin Homeopathic Medical Society
opened recently in Milwaukee.
A case of small-pox at the Coy Hoax
has caused alarm In Council Bluffs. The
building has been quarantined.
The Wisconsin Association of Trotting
Horse Breeders was organized in Milwau
kee not lone since.
Bott.r & Rex, wholesale clothes deal
ers in Philadelphia, suspended payment a
few "days ago. The firm was rated at from
Duminir of tho Catholio Malo Or
phan Asylara at Broolclyn.
Pianos are played and corn popped
ty electricitT at the American Elec
trical Exhibition ia Boston. Pretty
soon bashful men c-fn pop the question
Tax Texas pecans bring two dol
lars and twentr-fivc cents a bushel.
t ?Y i . . .. . . . . . I TfllAnrSI'n? TTim lunnmrrflM fnt9rti-i.
su dinner picccu. seventy nusneis " vr ,iTJ-?,-" " ,ir V-r: " 7.;h i
from a. niece of land, on which lie also ! parallel north latitude. Uwput north ot-tae t in a large dry rands establishment in New
g$SW&ESS8S2L i ? to MWM. with a special capital ol
Porto Hlco and San Domingo, and such other W0, which expires on the 1st of January
Information as would show the extentof our J next.
trade with thofo States and Islands. Mr. T vwt: t.i.- -n r
Beck then resumed his remarks on the Silver THE Dominion Parliament will meet In
bill, at the conclusion of which the Dakota Ottawa for the purpose of transacting bus
Admission bill was taken up and passed by a jacg. Jnnuarv gtfh.
Mxts. Caebie M- MlLUm, who is a clerk
raised a good com crop.
The sum of 000 -was paid recently
for one walnut tree near Tazewell, in
Virgitju So huge was thtvtrce tht
the purchasers, who were lumbermen.
Bade considerable profit.
At Hommonia, -in Hungary, a pack
of one hundred and twenty wolves
eatered the village while this inhabi
tants were at church, and by their yelp
ing destroyed the harmony of the ser-viees.
The Great- Eastern b 579 feet
long and measures 13.015 tons gross.
She has wheel and gerew engines, the
cSSIce3-te horse power of which is
13,000. So other vessel has as powcr
ii . . 7.z - -i. ... .
iinciu remain a .lernioryunaerioennrneoi Vm-V l.f,. -i,i ,ii r -. w
TJnmin Th iwmia f thf, nmbm nnr. ork, lately received a Tcniiet Of StW
ttcn to hold a convention- and adopt a con- against her father-in-law. Iter. Alexander
sUtution as a Slate .. .In the House a bill I vm-. a PresheteHsT. els. ..unsi. in n it
' - 0. ,
Noncx of 10 per -cent, redaction In wages
after the 27th inst. has been given tho em-
was passed amending the revised statute,
rclatlns- to forwarding mail matter. It
j authorizes postmaster to forward mallanat-
icr oi me second, intra ana lonrtn ciase-s on
-which postage has once been paid In f ulL The
House then resumed consideration of the
Inter-State Commerce bill which was debated
IX the Senate on the 17th a commuxdea
tion was received
the Nsr In nminnw
tion inakmjr inquiries about the proposed ' nientTAe likLflit sand autU were nof
server of the Mcararua Canal. Petitions , known, but the preferences ore HM.
, ployes of the Xew Jersey Steel & lion
. tVorhs. in Trenton.
SEUrcuicn 4: BDCKwrrn, produce and
from the Secretary of ' ,mnbrr ehanU at Carlton Station, Or-J
use to a recent rctola- ! l'an'tyS.T-har'enxa!e"an'astlEn-1
a numberrTt,V.tr,. tn".n-7n--' -
hln-.tr I --"- -."; u. ai.r.,1 """1 uuun-n.
Toe liabilities of the Minneapolis Bank
amount UZ,MiiZ.m , .
, Itiptestjle wjre frozen to death.In Sar
atoga County, K. Y recently.
Tnx Pennsylvania authorities promise
Abe Dozzard, the outlaw, a light sentence
if he will surrender
cro nrescnted. amonr them
acalnst the ratiacation of the Spanish treaty.
mu were lniroacceu am' a dui pasM.'O re
lating to lands In Colorado lately occupied
by Cncompsbcre and White Klvcr Ule In
dians. On motion of Mr. Horrill and against,
the objection of 31 r. Hale, who desired Im
mediate consideration of the Naval .Appro
priation bill, the Senate went Into executive
eAlon. Tho doors bcinsr dosed, the nomi
nation of Mr. McCulloch to be Secretary ef
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MIC .ICflnUf7 PH.- U.CU 11. WW JU. AUUUM I t9wmw CJ U- . . .... .
m..i. nnwtwn t.ig i.i..Ti i- ..itiHAn n i Xuk onacicxinz iron u vi Es at, iinllianl.
nls confirmation He beg-an rcadinr the last O., which have been closed down for some
annuaT report of Mr McCulloch as secretary
of the Treasury, and lnddentallymeationed
that ho should, upon Its conehnion, read the
Athletes, professicnal trainers. ! two previous annual reports without action
1,--T.r.. ..--,- n l. - ,, I the nomination went over one Uay When
strong ana perfect men, habitually
breathe through the nostrils. This is
claimed to be the reason for their frce-
The Eng of Bavaria has a Tlaily in
come of $2,700; th5 King of Saiony,
1,500; the King of TTurtcmburg,
lj the Grand Duke of Hesse
Darmstadt; $70; the Grand Dcie of
A tkee weighing twenty ons,
dragged by thiny horses, was hauled
from tteTaBerofxhe Aube, at Cannes,
to the viUi'Gf teiBaroness Sothschild,
it IsSagf tac-wkim of that person to
bit thai particular tree.
time, have resumed in all deportments.
Jakes Elxjs Furs en was sentenced to
two years Imprisonment at Dublin for of
fenses In connection with the Cornwall
The Schuylkill canal closed on the 31th,
throwing $X) men oat of work.
Twr-rrV mAM ltxlig H'-w 1nn-iil In th
House a a communication from the Attorney ! c j . -, . . w.
General In reply to theresoluuon aklnc his ; fct- ohn orphan asylum nuns on the roth,
opinion whether tho efrht-honr law applies The search was continueil the next dav,
?i1 rnS52. 'lL'rn hot no further bodies werediseovered;
the doors were re-onened the consideration
of the Naval bill was proceeded with, which
Cosily passed.. .In the House, consideration
of the Inter-State Comerce UUlwas resumed,
andthe debate continued at Ifcnxth. 1'cmllni
consJdernlon the Speaker JUd befoie the
Abkansas derives ?2j,000 per an
BBsa from its pcnittagtinry by leasing
the lafeor el mektr cosvwk to cicar
aaHfcturers and handing- over 280 i
othcs to faraers, the consideration
lieing J.75 per Honth. and all ex
Ba drialdfig water given to a Ifew
- cows owned by a single farmer in Ayr
shire, Scotland, cansed an outbreak of
typhoid fever in three hospitals, and
the illness of one hundred and four
patients. The germs of the disease
w-jre transmitted bv milt,-.
to letter carriers.
took the croutwt that he could not answer
the question, as he could inmlsh opin
ions onlr upon the request of the President
and heads of departments, not to Conrress
or cither branch.
Is the Senate on the lsth a petition from
the Woman Suffractsti of Pennsylvania
aeainst the admission of Dakota was pre
sented. A bill passed appropriatlnjr S-B003
for erectlnr a statue to the memory of Gen
eral Lafayette, Bills were introduced, when
the Senate went into executive session.
When the doors were opened the Inter-State
Commerce bill was taken op and debated until
adjournment... Tho House. Immediately
after the readtnr of the JournaL resumed
consideration of the Inter-State Commenn
hill, and the discussion continued until ad-j
Ix the Senate on the l!Hh a number of
unimportant tills passed, when thedebato on
the Inter-State Commerce bill was rcfumed.
Sir. Hale, from the Conference Committee on
the Naval Appropriation bill, reported that
the committee was unable to -ajrreeand-the
Senate unanimously Insisted on its position.
The ret of the proceedinrs were unimport
ant .In tho Honse a memorial was received
At Plant City, FLl, tiere is a bunch
ef grapes which is a marvel in its way.
The bunch is onlv fifteen inches lone
tat contains fifteen large clusters, and
weighs twenty-two pounds. TJiev
grow go close together that some of
the grapes are pressed out of shape,
-.ad the bunch has tie appearance of a
large round balL
The variety theaters and ratsc
tnns in Washington will be con
verted into hotels during Inaugura
tion week. After the evening's perform
ance cots-will be brought in, and in the
morning after the guests have been
roused tables will be set for their break
fast. The actresses can be utilized as
The Bayard family has been well
rcprescntedia the Senate of the United
States. The grandfather, father, and
uncle of the-presentenator creditably
served their respective years, and the
present Senator Bayard and his father
were members of the Senate at the
same time. This is the only instance
on record where the father and son
represented th; same State at the same
time in the Senate.
from J. G. Thompson. ex-erceant-ot-Armt.
asking Vinn I w n. tn nuV n 'iitwihfiartnn m
nartudement rendered aa!iuc him by the Uhs.IinnerialCdK' ctSeiisicto n-v
unrrme Cniii-I of thn tMttrtrt orrhlmnhla- -" ""fy w- .ft pny
In the suit ofHallett KJlbourne. The Inter
state Commerce Mil was then taken up which
occupied the session. At the cvenlnr scsaton
eighteen pension bills were passed.
Toe Senate upon assembling on the 3Hh
went into secret session upon Mr. Vest's res
olution obJectlnx" to scntunx" the pro
posed surveying- expedition to Nicaragua,
when the doors were opened the disagree
ment between the two Houses on the Naval
Appropriation bill was taken up and a loiur
debated followed on a point of etiquette be
tween the two bodies. A bin was finally re-ceire-J
from the House matins' temporary
appropriations ror the Nary. The AllUtarr
Academy Appropriation bill was then passed.
bdq uie riB rexusea xo pass ine resolution
to adjourn to Januarys, but adjourned until
Monday.. The House upon belee- called" to
order resumed debate on the Inter-State
Commerce bilL The House Insisted on Its
amendments to tho Naval Appropriation bQl
and pased a temporary appropriation. Ad
journed until Decembers!.
The volcano Kiiawea, ca the Island
of Hawaii, is fourteen thousand feet
highand is said to be again showing a
bail disposition. Five jrcars, ago last
month it gave the town of Hile a free
show, which it ended by running down
the curtain of oblivion on the town it
self. The jnajs of lava was half a mile
in width, thirty to fifty feet in thick-
ness. and buried Hile much as Yesuvius
rEESoxAi. and rounaif.
The funeral of 'Mrs. Singerly, the highly
respected wife of the proprietor of the
Philadelphia Etcord, took place DecYxnber
17th. The representatives of several char
itable institutions withnhich Mrs. Singerly
was identified were at the funeral.
BlSJtAECK was lately defeated In the
Beichslag in on attempt to create a second
directorship in the Ministry for Foreign
Affairs, as an assistant fdr.hlm. The vote
was 119 to 111.
Coloxei. Xewtox, the American biolo
gist, while riding a tricycle in London a.
few-mornings ao, came in violent collis
ion with a cab and was thrown to the
ground, striking on hU head. He died In
two hours afterward.
Feeseiuce: Shebxax, one of the .best
known club men of New York, died. at his
home at Fort "Washington lately of scarlet
fever, which he caught froa one of hk
Rev. Jo.va.thax B. Sewaix, formerly of
Chicago, a widely known preacher ot the
Congregational Church, died lately at the
residence of Ida zoo, Prof. John Sewall, of
Bangor, Me aged ninety-three.
BtsxtascK will take a voyage to Madeira
for his health.
The Marquis of Bipoa sailed, froa Bota
bay for Rirlnnd on the Sttth,
Bishop "Win. F. CieJteraon, colored, of
the African M. E. Church, died atCoInm
The new town of Birmingham, Ala.,
already has a population of seventeen
thousand tire hundred. It interests are
in iron, and the ore, the coal and the
limestone arc here found so cloe to
gether that they can be dug out of the
mountain and "schutcd" down the hill
side to the furnace. Birmingham can
Stake iron at ten dollars a ton, beatin"
the most favored localities in Pennsyl- j-ges as the alleged consequence of znismaa-
vania bv four dollar.
Las a future.
The syndicate and coal exchange at
Columbus, O-, have received information
of an attack made on the guards at Jumper
Bros.' mine, near Kelsonvflle, on a recent
nl ghC About ISO shots were exchanged.
The New York tobacco packers have ap
pointed a committee to go to Washington
and oppose the passage of that clause of
the Spanish treaty admitting manufactured
tobacco free ot duty.
The E tote of Alabama has entered suit
at Chattanooga. Term., against the direct
ors of the Alabama & Chattanooga
BaQroad, a corporation which became
bankrupt in 1672, claiming $J,000,OOdama-
IUsxstlt a flro at TTestan & KIsi!sul
house, ItewTorl Inflicted jliXLOOJ&im
ages. Tun moil carrier at Brooklyn, Ark-, was
murdered by a tramp recently and the mail
Tbce bills have been retnmed against
Conk, rarker, Cliffoni and Kline, tie Lit Us
Bock train robbers.
Ax explosion occurred in Pratt's Astral
oil works, in the eastern part of Brooklyn,
N. T on the 2IsV-Tbe firsr ex-
f plosion cccnalhxWi. f the Canifs-from
an oil" 'tank with Uio gaases of
the second tank, and a second explosion
followed alraoit hame-Jiatdy. The result
was all the bsiMings ami tanks
at the works, except a larjre Lrickt
building in which canning is 'done,
were destroyed, besides large docks
on the creek. The hws was between $3W,
C03 and 5SXW00.
Madame Knugtxc wss condemned by
costs other appeal' agaimtht' deerseof
A SOB of students demonstrated in front
of the Austrian embassy at Home the
other day inconsequence of the execution
of Oberdauk. They were disperssd by the
Lettezs from St. Peterslrarg give the
details of the recent aU:ut.to take the-j
life oi the Czar. The stteiupt was made
npon tie occasion of the recent fete of
Chevalierof St. Georro. The rails on the
Gatscluna line, over which the Czar's train
had to pass, were foaad loosened at a. cer
tain spot. A soldier on guard at the place
where the train was expecttt to leave the
rails was afterward found murdered.
Arrnn an idleness of sewral months, the
steel works of Sassy, Howe & Co at Ii'tts
burgh, Pa, started p" on the 2M.
P. L. Ktubkhlt & Cc'S AOantic Iron
Works at Sharon, ra., aapeniled the o her
day, throwing SW men Oct of fcipioyment. I
Natbax tlaOCB, of Evaav01e, IniL, re
tail clothing, has assigned. Assets. 23t
OdO; liaUHties only rl,M; prefrrences,
Sistek Theresa, a nnn in Malinkro4t
convent at Wllkesbarre, Pa end niece of I
James G. Blaine, was srrioosiy HI recently
and not expected to recover.
JfATCRAi. gas exjiloded in variOBS tiorts
.of rennsylviujairteentlyjcansed; as irtrarl
llcrole Action of the Sitters Ooenf Wliom
L. Ilrr Ufc In Her KffJrU to
Save the Clilldren Otcr
U cookltx, N. T Decemocr I3L
About three o'cJosk yotenlay alter:
aoon a lire broke out In the drying
room in tho building ailjolninz the right
iing:on the trouthcrn end of the Catho
de ilale Oqhuu AmjIuiu at th( corner
it St. Marks nd AHiany avenues, and
ivas quickly commnnicated to the main
buililm;, -a structure -10 by ISO feet,
which was almost vutircly destroyed,
rhe part In which the Ore originated
contained the boilers, heating apparatus,
i, and oif the third lloor wa the
Jonnitorr iu which trcrc sixty of the or-
, than iunatcs of the Asylum whose gcs
ranged from sis to ten years. They were
suirerin- from various complaints, and
whether or not ail were rescued can not
be known unlit the children who are
i-catlcrcd ;about.. the neighborhood are
counted. The impression now prevails
that s-oroe of them have been burned to
-t?fter JoEcpinnc, who was in the dor
mitory when the tire broke out, made
heroic efforts to get the children out of
the bulldlpz, and by to doing has prob
ably sacrificed her life. She reclined iu
the room until the names bad nearly sur
rounded her, when she ran to a wlndon
and climbed out upon a cornice.
Meanwhile the firemen had entered an
other pert of the building and begae
pouring water upon the flames. Foreman
McGroarly of Engine Company .No. -14,
saiTfeter Josephine, andi betng unable
to reach her with bis bands, extended, hb
coat to her from a window in the wing,
hc caught it, and loosening her hold on
the cormcc, swung toward McUroarty.
The coat slipped (rum her grasp and snj
toil to the ground, (-inking upon her
ebouldcr and head, and wa conveyed in
an unconscious slab; to St. Catherine's
Joseph Ityan, a bov who was upon the
same floor, alU-niplcd to- docend -by tho
ladOcr. When .wtthta ten Ifeet.ot tio
-routKl the-ladtlcr hroice,' and he -was m
v-re(v injuml by falUnr.
John McUrath. eighteen jcars old,
juaiixH from oue ot the tnirJ-slury win
dow, ciul tvas also badly hart.
Mter Uc Chanlel, iheMotfeerSaperior,
was In bee office vhi.-u the aiann was giv
en. Mvc qalc.lv dbpalchcd her assistants
to various parts ot the bmldins, and uuti
fled the Flic Department. There Were
7S3 orjihjn-i in tsc lnslitullon, aad thtl
pealcst" rxciiemcut nrevaiied amoD
(hum. Tne Siatcr made every effort to
gel the children oat of the building as
qnicSJv a.s possible, telling them to go til
any hou-c in the neigbborhiOd an-t re
main uuul called for. tlunurotlsof the lit
tle fellou.t lan out Into the otonn,
(creaming and crying, the most of them
being without coats or hats.
There were about thirty t-lstcrs In the
asylum, nearly all oi whom went ontwlta
the Uiroug of lovs, but it was Impossible
to keep the chil.iren togemcr. Abontous
hauored toad refnge in the Bergen Street
liiiuay car stables, and ueaily every
huu.M-, store and haloou In the viciuilj
"THE NEW ORLEANS EXPOSITION.
Opening of the Great World. Exposition
Tho rrocrrss of a Oratory A Splendid
W ASHiXfrrox, D. CL, December 17. The
xercbesof the ojienlng of tlic New Or
leans fair at the Executive Mansion were
begun at 12-.10 p. m. A large number of
intited guests were present. Close by the
telegraph instrument wa a beautiful picture
of tle Kxposition and grounds. The Cabi
net members and ibeir wives were present,
alo President of the Senate, Speaker or the
House, Vi'. V. Coronran, Geirge Bancroft,
the eminent hlstflrian; Itwrcnee Barrett.
General VanVIeit, Minbter Foster wit-'t
Sirs. Foster and their din;hter. Mayor
Smith, of Philadelphia, and a very larse,
number of oOicr dUtiiiiniish&I gusU. As
one o'clock drew ne-ir pcopie . grocped
tlicmselves In'ncrvous knots m attitudes of
expectation, "a"waltfnr"'tlie Tew Urleani
sianak After walling for an hour or more J
all grew merry and svemedto iew tlie rum
ter in a humorous manner. Soon a short
address to the President by Commissioner
Morehead, was received and read. The
President then read a brief reply. Senator
Iiogan then read the joint addi ess of the
committies of the two ilonses. A reply
was telegraphed and at 3:10 the
President touched the ballon- which
Etancd tlie entire Xevrj Orleans machinery
and all apiilauded when word etnie tliat the
Presidential touch lail proven cfl"ective. u,e Eo5- and Middle States have given
Man filled with them.
George lr.tj, twenty-two years old, a
trueimian iivtu'r uear the asylum, ran to
the buddiugubeuthe Are was dLicovercJ,
ami procuring a ladder, placed it to une
of the t-ccoad-stoty window. He
isouulcd the ladder aud funded down
even boys, when bystander. seeing his
danger, snouted to him to cutne down,
lac Ilauics trere Uicu bursting ojt of the
i-.!ow bcutalh h.in, and it was wita
great dlftk-ctty that Insh rracni-d the
ground, his clothing nsarly burned from
bis body and his lands and face were
ban.cJ aud blistered.
From other wiudows In varicus parts
of the buiniiug little boy.t nre bcln
taken out by brave men, while many of
the little fellows, disregarding the com
mands of their rocuet-K tn reiimin uhin
JTL..r- r - . ..
-n-.i it'.,, i tv.ft- .r- weywero jor a roumcut iong.r, tarew
STrppescd, by-sevenr fr&f chnktngtU?1 themselves headlong to the ground, the
iiKst of teem sustaining little or no In
jury. Several peoii!e who watched the pro
pro.1 of the flame, say they are certain
that all at the bojs did not 'get out of the
burning hubding, and are aJo sure that
i. y saw a nouiiu atiemung tu reach a
pipes. There were several narrow escapes
from, horrible deaths, and considerable
property was destroyed.
Willi ah Pansn, aa .raplove xu the
ITUeeUng (W. Y:l nV tniU, was killed
receausuynlamagcjtsoTifi r. .J.aiuiloic.and fail back, iuto.tue Ca.ucs.
airr uoiier or tL-e lltli street comnrtasol I By the-thue the flretnen reached the nuru
Jie Atlanta cotton co.nnrSs.EXpioacil one j ln-tcuclsrc. It was. ap;ir.rrnt lint, the
njoraing recently, lnllin? one negro and . i'U.UImg cuuld not be saved, aud they
ser!o!islywtcnding anoth r. ' counued all Lieir encrgles'tyrtschlng the
Jeax Lrcis, tasaagvr of ihe secnritlei
deparlmeul oijhe Cassenvzricn Bank, in
maa, coninuiwsi sBlrtde lh otuer Car.
The St. James CatboHe" Ctrorrh; of Bay j fi11 J. i0-'" w
trHichwa,Jdtt,vn,..fi: ,i I ai dly burned
inmattsTihilc-the hre was hating full
S- Ntcr Anthonv, through v.hosc efforts.
tere cnanled to escape
aixiks is i iiever a:
I by Are re&atly J
uwsnkeq, the, olh- morning, destroyed ,i, the orphaan xolng Jnto t3sdrvln
about the face and
tine of the boys nlto escaped from the
building ai J the 'tire was caused by one
everrtiung end threw blty men out of em
Ix the Senate, on the 2ia,.Mc. JJlain'sibill dug uion a line.
to examine into the liquor trade was
SEXTEScxwas pronounced ct.Ltipsic on
the ril in the case of the Anarchists tried
for the attempt to as-tassinste-.tha Emieror
it uuam at r!oderwaliL Reinsdgrf,Rupscb
and Xuechler were sentenced. to death:
Holzhauer aad Bachmaa condemned to ten
years' penal servitude Sochugendleiuback
Tax steamer Portia, with twenty passen
cers, from St. John's, . F to tydney,
recently struck on the rocks off Victoria
mines, Sydney harbor, during the thickJ
snow storm aad gale.
Tun Scottish Chamber of Agriculture
has issued en address to landlords and
A ccciors accident happened in the
Boca, CaL, brewery works the other
day. An employe named Klnge was
shellacking the inside of one of the
large receiving tanks whec he foHad i people, demanding the immediate redue
the sir so foul with alcoholic fumes toa vents on the ground that the de
that he put bis head out of the man ! Pmiioa " agricultural industry ap
tole to breathe. This prevented the j PSeSTaxk McAnoo. of Sew Jer
escape of the gas from the cask, which gey, lately Introduced a joint resolution
took fire from the lighted candle he providing Tor the appropriation of 5,000
was asm" and before Huge could be ' to be distributed by the Secretary of the"
extricated he was nearly roasted.
Tee rah to secure seats at the 2ew
irI 1 1 """" X " j LLrfi uimi annua
Tort Avenue Presbyterian Church ia a janiury measures the entrance of
tr-Th?n!!ton. of which Eev. Dr. IVffl.
Jan Alvin Bartlett is pastor, and which
President Cleveland will attend, is
something unprecedented. Theinca-
Treasurr and expended nndcr his direc
tion by the proper local authorities ot New
York Qty, .Brooklyn, Jersey City and Ho-
noken, to prevent by proper quarantine.
j and Toellne were acquitted.
THE Clearinghouse returns for the week
tnded December 3) show an average do-
tresse of 3. compared with the corre-
ponding week of last year.
niuuM uuDDixnrox, nreman, was
tilled, end George Gore, engineer, badly
Injured by an accident on the Chesapeake
& Ohio Railroad, near Eddy vflbvKyv The
locomotive ran over a cow.
- iTTtras thought that the loss of pronertv
by the fire at Pratt's; oil works oa long Isl
and would reach nearlv to & million dol
Two men robbedjhe United States mall,
by halting the back driver, npar-Ohoco-ril!o,Arfc.,
the other day. The robbers
were pursued by p. United Statu Marshal.
Cuutr Justice Warrc, who ms serioasly
sick recently, was reported in a fair way
' A cnELisiox recently "bn the "Panhandle
near Dayton, O., cansed the wreck of two
engines nnd several cars, in addition to the
serious injery of thr t- mt-n.
Ax explosion on the steamship Chledcm
at sea rccenUy. killed one fireman and sri
out Iy Injored two others.
Egeest Ktut, and his twfti daughter
were sultocated by coal cas from a Htm
the othtr nvjht at Albany, X. y.
At Wheeiing, W. Ya reeeatly. Hcry
kv orscsonr wuaorew loarttacsand da3a
cholera into this country, and prevent its
spread It it should taks a foothold.
At a recent meeting of the Ecus Com
mittee on Appropriaaans Representative
"" ---v.-- 'HaacockwdL-ectedtonmQrttwoaiend-
KsrshiTJ Of the S'ieiy is cr 5C ' menls to the Pension Armrtmritixi LflL
idTacantScaUcoianiacdapreriiUiii. 'The first provides that the number of pen- jfroatthebaafc. lathe night maikedmdu j
p. h-j cutf" rcaniir nave oecn se- Stan agenis oa reaccea irom eigttoen to -t - iu. uses isa m-
" .. " i aim eiT-o ..u. . ....- ' states and made off wui tin numn-
ccrnltwo BBrOTFaiflxdatS,aaauallr. Tin second limits I n rtata. to Admiral Duooat was un.
fcnnninaronow csgmy ?PU" thafcestoreaaamniasssrsMsa to S for i reaoi Taiaoa on the 39th la tki
double that sum, although tae occn- j MJsi for evh addiUoil f. 'presenc-of thePritte and other dis
BsntwHl cot live here on as aTejagB , aoinatioathe same day. ticgn Hed pa qt Senator Hayard 4-
room niiu a lighted caudle, which ac
cidentally touched some clothes hang-
In an instant the Hre
biliZed un and the bo s ran out as fast
Tiro flioiccn were severely iajurcd by
falling fruin laddei, one being knocked
dowu by a piece of a coruicu vvhicii fell
liom the rcol.
-Tlie scenes In the uelghborhood of the
burning building were- beartrendlug, men
aud women crying alond, were running In
every ilircctHin, aasious for the safety; of
relatives. It wa 'vilfors' day" at the
asylum, and a number of ladles wera la
the iaild.ig wht-a the are broke ouL
SIsfc-r Josephine tlicil In tho h-vpltal st
six o'clock, and it is bclicvcu that three
others hate lost their lives. It can not
yet ic ascertained whether all the chil
dren were got out of Ihe building, but it
Is thought that all escaped.
Ilan Thranzh Hemelf.
Lou sviltj:. Kr., UccemberU.
The propellor Queen of St. Johns, built
at Cincinnati for the St. Johns River,
llorida, and en route to her distillation,
with sIsty-i-c-Tcu cabin pufengiTs lfBra
Cincinnati and vicinity; leu dickers au J
r. tuns of iroijitit "ran through hersell"
testcrday near ua Creek, breaking one
eviiuder snd cracking another, aud will
remain there several days for repairs, the
enguier hatir.: fpuv to Madison to have
flew cynudcrs -jsi. r-i-vctal d her pas-M-iisers
cantc here oa the stcaiaertJty ol
Congratnlatlon were sent from Governor
Cleveland and from thn Goveinors of vari
ous states with regrets that they could not
THE COtEMOXIFS AT NEW OITI.EASS.
SrOElXANw.-JOvcember 17. TJie dav
for ihe ItuuzurafTan of the cerenwniesi.at
the World's Exposition opened bugiit and
ciierrfiiL and tliouvan-li of pcopie made
preparations early In the morning to wit
ness tlie lonc-expertcd event. Every Fnh-
licaiiu private ilneiiicg along the prin
cipal streets wss decorated with more or !e s
elalioralfness. A'ong the street car rnutei
visitors 'roni Xorthcm climates were aon
ilIed to Snd iinndreds of orange trees
bending beneath ilieir rilc fruit and to sec
the bloom of ro-es nnd the rich veidure of
kitchen and flower gardens.
Many steamers bore to the Exposition
Crounds a full complement of pacvigers
along the banks of the Father of Waters.
Tlie Exposition Ground displayed to the
best advantage the ships of many nations.
At eleven o'clock Governor McEnrry: of
Louisiana; Major General Uiynn. coiumand
ing the State militia, members of their flair
in unifdnn members of tlie Mate Legisla
ture, lour consius aiid several hiuuln-d in
itedgnest assembled at the Sf. Cliaries
Hotel for die purpose of proceeding to the :
A procession uas formed coo-cistlnr of a
i battalion of Washington artil.ery nmler
I Colonel IUrhardoii,thii Continental Giurds
a ine body of men, and lit Ihe cjiiuf a
crntury ago, all of the falf stalme of
six feet, cnmroandeil by Captain Brown,
ami the Crescent ltlfies under Captain
t-amey. Among tlie ilHi-tgnijhcd per
sons present were Governor M. C Eriery.
Louisiana; Giternor llatnUton and staff, of
lH'iioi; GovcnMir Knott, if Kentucky;
Genernor Worthy, of British Ilnniiuras;
l'. Dr. Taluiage. of Brooklyn; e-rtiv-crrvrs
Morton and Yoorbecs. of Louisiana.
Jim1 others in carriages and a long column
en font in the regit ar onler of pne?sioa
and headed by the celebrated Mexican
baril. Tlie cavalcade moved through tlie
crowded streets towards the river and at
Ihe head of Canal street. This procession.
In which were tlie oXdal members of tlie
Exposition, btarded the steamer Fred G.
Ranks and she it 11 p. tn. steamed trp
the river to the grounds, and on the way
were entertained by the Mexican band,
tlie various hues of" these musicians
ransing fnna almaet colorless white to
uuky Indian color. Eiually the varied
character of their oddly shaped instruments
attracted universal attention, while their
unique but attractive musical rexfujiuanee
failed out repeated apUtie. The French
man of-war iHiiette in mid stream saluted
and tlien hoisting hrr anchor aseewlcd ihe
river In her company. As Hie oCieial boats
approached tlie wharf built from tlie Ex
position grounds the Washington arlHIcry
began firing a su'ute of one hundred guns,
and the procession moTcd towanls the
sparious building, nhere the Inauguration
?erenonIes were carritd out In acConUnrc
with the previously announced procramitie.
Arriviiig at the grounds tlie procession
moveil to the ExpositUm buildings. At one
o'clock Dr. Talmaee advaneol'to the front
of ttio stage and made tho opening spcerh.
He Invoked divme blessing on tlie ouicers,
dlrccturs ami managers of tlie ExpoitIniu
tie saw -may uns dJ3' mrt tho brgiuuing
of a dLsjiensatiun of prosperity snd brother
hood. May there coma from U.e mtliieiK-cs
of this Exkiun, frmn thr-e Celdsot in
dustry, results which shall give tlie people
more coniplete aporel and U-tlcr fwid.
more ctiuifurtable rdelter and ute tnor
ough educational advantaged. May It re
sult in spreading nut the golden sail; of our
laralyzel shipping, in Marling the plow and
0euiug tlie doors of the storehouses, and
may there anue to this nhute land in
creased imisper.ty from gathering 'o
cether from day to day aud month to
month of tlie peui le of all States and coun
tries. We pray that the rust feeling of si c
tional discord may disappear, and may the
Souih. North. East and West bcronio four
parts of a great National baraioiiy. May it
be a uniGcation of Xmtli and Sou h Amer
ica." Dr.Talraage then inrokcl Ihe b"e$
ing of GkI on manufacturing, industrial. '
isloeatlonal and reformatory instituliuns of
tlie world. The Curriers Military Band
of Cincinnati then gave a grand exposition
Dln-ctor General Burke, when tne ap
plansc which greeted him and the repeated
dieers of the people bad subsided, said:
"Mr. IYrsIdent, standing as 1 do imder the
flags of all nations looking Into the faces uf
people from every clime, surrounded by the
evidences of industry gathered from everv
qnartcrof the earth, within jd-ltt of th.it
magnificent gathering of resources
the workers and my aMcciates xinter arm
place In your hands the build inz and
grounds Tihich liavo been prrpared for this
Exposition." Loud aad longco' .nued ap
plau.se After the Mexican ban! had ren
dered some selections, concludmgwllh their
National air, (the audience standing mean
time,) President Richardson, or the Exposi
tion Association, was introduced and deliv
ered the speech which Is already published
In the Washington proceeding. Colonel
Gas. A. Rreaux then read President
Arthur's; address which had Just been re
ceived by telegraph. When he concluded
the sentence declaring the World's Exposi
tion low open, the Iresident closed tlie
eleclrie circuit, and ihe inacliinery was put
in motion. At the same moment a large
portrait or tlie President was piacrd In
position In Ihe center of the platform, and
erected with great applause. Major
Guillolle spoke as fo lows: "It de
volvcs uiiii me as Mayor, at the
request of the management of tiis
great Exposition, to welcome Umse
of j-oc who are strangers to oar city. We
greet you and welcome you as our guests.
and I do not feel cupipeU-nt entirely to ex
press my feedmrs on this cccasion. The
sea of grandeur which surrounds us has al
most oicrconu luc. 1 will say the entire
population of New Orleans will endeavor
to Mkcyonr visit as pleasant as possible.
We wish yon may feel at home in our city,
aud wish you will leave us wiin a good
o;uuion of onr,jcople. It will not be the
fault of my efforts If you do not. Again I
wi Iconic j ou tnthe Exposlibin."
Some of the Western rauruads make fine
displays and a score of manufacturers) from
TH SUGAR GROWERS.
rroeeeillngi of the .SeTeoth Anaoal Con
vention of the Xatlonat Soj-xr Growers'
Sr. Locxs, Mo-, Deeemb er IS.
The seventh annual meeting of the Na
tional Sugar Growers Convention was
opened yesterday morning In the board-room
at the rolytect.- Colonel X.J. Colmao,
Presldtnt ot the Association, was In the
c-bair. Sir. F. K. Gillespie, ot EdwardavUIe,
acted as Cceordlng Secretary.
Tlie members present were: O.S. Towell.
l-lver Falls. Wis. ; A. J. Decker. Fond da Lao.
W U.; 31. Day. Jr.. Buffalo. X. T.; E. VT. Dem-
prnof of mzenuirv and Interest in tlie s.ia.
cess of the Lxposiboc by sending large
supplies from their factories ami workshops.
The Sictlr shows up with Aonderful com
rletenessin her mineral, agricultural snd
msnufarturiiig resources, and is evidently
taking; the grtutest pride In the success of
tlie ExisIlU)a.aiid In the results which It
hopes will ful.ow IL Mexico and the)
southern half or the iestern lieinTspliere Is
well reiresented. It serins jirobaule that
insKIeiif a fortnight the reope of the ex
hibits nil! be greatly enlarged, and even
the present marairmth buildings wld hardly
aerominddate all tlie displays. Yeslerday
brought in uotonly.thiu.vudiotaU;hbscers,
but numerous car luads of goods from near
aud distant States.
of the llrnnelr-Jtaekey Cable DtO-
Bostox, Mas Deeerotier 13. A well
knouu telegraph nan, stopping at the Tre
motif House In this city, was interviewed
this, morning In regard to the Benuett
Msckay cable. He said: "dim Bennett
must bs sick of his cable enterprise by llus
tltixs It mn-it liuve cost him about S7.S03,-
000 befote Ihe breaks. Naturally, every
cablo mil break. I say natHrally, b -cause
1 i:eer knew a new cable that did not
IIow mi r b hive the repairs cost:"
-It Is aluost lrapos.,ible to tell that; I
know it cost Si.0U) ier daj ihe use oJ
the Faraday. She was out six nerks be
fore she grabbled aud - aired tlie
ttrst cable, and then there was
some si.ty miles of cable to ins.-n
ami sp.ice. 1 haven't heard uf her
repairina" the second tabic yet, although it
ij very nearly tace to hear from her. Ti.e
vessel" lias been out several days. It looks
to me as thoueh she is experiencing bad
weather, and 1 know wliat rra'U at sea
is In rough weather. I was aboard the Ejra
day when the effort was made to reraii the
first break hi the. French cables. We were
nine weeks although everybody aboard the
ship knew almost ihe exact course of f-.e
To repair the breaks will cost nearly
S300 ooor sugersted tlie reporter.
I should say about that sum, to
make a much estimate. As near
as I ran figure, it cost 5000J
to mend" the first cable. Nobodt
knows or lias any means of iudzlng what
the exiensrs attacked to tlie mending of
tho second cable will Ix. When I allow
300.000 1 calculate it will take two mouths.
It may be done quicker."
-Will those new CLblcs pay?"
"Not it there is a war of rates. In the
event of Mr. Bennett iwlting xiu couuult
rial rate down tn ten cents a ord, tlie
Western Viilon Company, of course, will
lower the rficures accordingly. The result
will be that boiheorupameswill lose money.
You see, the i.d.antaxe the Wctern t'u-on
kas over Bennett-Macfcay U this: The
Western Union has e;ht cables while the
new comjony has only two. Tlien. asaiiu
ouk at tlie imtnense acinuut uf t-r-ribiry
the adjunct of the liesterr.
Union Comiauy covers, whlfls the
land facllites of the Postal and the
companies wutking with it ate compara
tively vt-rv small as ycL Frmn this yon
will be able to draw the line. I have been
eanuceted with opposition telegraph com
louies lor many ears, and 1 say di-a-
sHinately I net er knew one of tliem that
paid as yet. The only oue that eter came
near to even paying expenses uas the oh!
American I'n.on, and I be.k-ve at its test
it lost money at the rate of S5.000 per day.
Tlie stockholders got lircd of tins, and the
resolt ts preily ceuerally Lnuuiu Even
William Orion could rot make a rival teie
graph companv psy, great a manager as he
ia. Wlat was Ihe result? lie gradually
drifted Into Hie Western Union, first as
Third Vice rreltieut, and liuaJy bccomltg
iy, Lafayette, Ind. ; IL Honai, Conlterrllle,
IIL;Wm- Cobb. Whitehall. I!L; S. G.Mur
.iad Quarry, la.; V. f. UcQaade, Swan wick.
IL; J. ILWUde. Washington, la.; Jaa. Col
ate. SUndal, Ind. ; L.a.FoIj-r. Washington.
Ia.; T.J.Cr03S.shUoh IIUI, I1L; J.J.Cald
win, Xeoga, 1IL; Joan Lowe, JohnonvUle,
I1L; 1'roLil. A. ftcovcll, Chsmpaljn, III; J.
Y. Kenower, Uolirar. Mo., Jo'ia IL Lont-mar,
alJni, Chas. na2ch.Vlrd0n.IlL; Wm.C
Jehwarz, KdwsrdaTlIl3.HL; C.M. Schwars,
IxlwardsvllLr, 11L; IL L-Alallory. Abilene,
i.nng. and C W. liclcher. M. Louis.
the orcaxo aodcess.
In his opening address the President al
luded to the Importance of the snzar-x-row-lar
Industry of America and the prospects
for the further development of the sorghum
blanch ot that Industry. America, be said,
w u able to pro lure Its own snirar, perhaps
ot Immediately bet m the near future, ba
gsr growta;. tike cram groirtag. fruit prow
ln aad stovk zrowtoo;, was a branch of agri
culture. Tne buaiiiem ca.ie CounsLed In the
laiilf States, eorghum sueeeeJed wen all
o-rr the country, but in some latitudes bet-U--
than others. It was bat a few years ago
tl At factories wcra established forthsmann
f 'tare of sujar out ot sorghum. It was
cl iHne-1 that sn irar cUd not aacccssfnlly be
mule from the plant A few eaterpru'na;
men embarked In the business, and sugar
hud been made and the best ot sagar, too.
hfeverr Instance when It was the object
Earlr If their career tbey male sazar
pruuiably. Mitn Inrreosed experience lue
way would hare opqaea to toem to Increased
pruuts .at. J the Northern uor Int uj.ry
wuuid uave soon been pat oa a secure
loan.tanon- As tboagb Uio recent ureal
fall a prices was not la liself a lalKcent
rslrralij to Anrlcan sniarlnteresu.lt was
now iropoed to lonn a sort of reciprocity
treaty with Siam. aad to open the porta of
Cuba and Porto ttlco to Ameries and admit
sagar grown on those Islands free ot duty.
Ii Hint treaty were ratified the United Slates
Government aonid lose tZajaipA of Uuty
collected on siinr, aad suit tae price of
aar would not b less.-aea, as tne epaatsn
planters wo .Id sell iu lower than jat to
stta-le the prluo of saorln other taarkets.
Ine JIUX!ua.. too, would have to oe coded ed
Irom cuiles imposed on otuer tsmmodllie.
The s-paoha piaatrrs wool J tiierwfora derive
all tlie benent aad Ine Amen, an coasomers -WunMbenooetteroo.
Tlie American angar
In-Jestrywt.uld besa, rlDcedto build uptue
uiieresis ox ine spanisu piaui?i&
my own coBntrr, with tlie duty cd-
ii:vMig um me of surrerHlering
Into the hands of the managenitfrit an ac
count of the Blcward-rTn of those In whom
trust has been reposed; of preparing for
this great national and international festi
val, I have no words of apology or regret to
acj-ress. I have only iroimind gratifica
tion, piofmmd satisfaction. The countries
ot the world, those represeniing the indus
tries of Ihe world, and those representing
Mr, Iltalne Cenelaila srto Destst From Pni-
ecuting thelndlsnp-IU senflit L
IxniAMAroiJS December 17. 3Ir.
Blaine this morning disiu ssed the Iils-I suit
against tlie Sailiiul In the United States
CourL Tlie priiiciial ground was that he
omld not get justice in Indiana. It was
set for trial tiie.i-Vl InsL
Fullowing is Blaine's letter to his attor
neys, Instructing them to dismiss the ease:
WssillMnu. D. C Deccniber Id. ls4.
To Messrs. Harrison. Miller Libs, Coun
selor at ijiw:
GK-xts: When I requetel you In August
last t.' hrimr suit against the publishers t
the Iiuliananolls Smtinrl for hbeL I did so in
In the li-lief that the wrorur done me by tlikt
Cl5ttssan, CX, DeceinLcr IX
Six architects haw been sckcicd to sub
mit designs for ifce sew Chamber of Com
mtrce to be erectetl at the corner of
Fcurih and Ylac fctrecta. Each will be
paid 500, whttccr his design la accepted
or cotj but any other architect
may submit a design fuv comnrutioa.
and In the event ot its ctxcoianco
wHl receire Sr.ooj aud be appointed
ticfaitcctof th.- baUuing with extra com
pensation. Ail arcaiiecu who intend to
enter into co;ii,sliUoa must nullfy the
ckli of tan Luaru of their Inicntloa to
r-reiare deaigEs 03 or bclorc thu 15ti of
paper, l-eiujr eutlrely of a personal nod do
mestic ctiarueicr. couki w lainy ir.ea witu
out undue Influence from cil.t.cai consul r
aliens I confess I was protoondly amaied to
find the matter at once taken up and the libel
reproduced-with all iss.lle esaggeratlon in
ever Deniocratie paper in Indiana. Rxcept
from three memtcrs of iheDeinocrstic puny
of that State 1 n-er ht-rd that a rdof
d.ssent or disapproval was sokcn, while Ihe
creat mass of Democratic sieakers retioated
tlie libel from every stump in Indiana with
rituDerated rancor, with eibeauil ribald lest.
It was thus made so far as any matter of the
Wuat wai now necdeti amoa; sorghum-
rrawers wits xreaicr economy In tnasaae
men nnlll a period of trcuer prices f jt suxar
pievaUeL lTxes could not loos remain as
low as the; were at p cseat. la conclusion
tieassarc'tneCoaveatioa that there was a
Lru h future for ti e sorghum Industry, ani
nr,e I tlie memhers to contmue its cultiva
tion, as before loa t,ey would receive a fair
recomprn-e fr tar J outlay and laoar.
Aoion toe corrcspondeace was a letter
from Mr. IL W tt -ley. Chief CUemt ol tue
I n.ted Mates Ac Icultnnil Deiwutweut at
Wa-hlngton. It as dated from cw Orleans.
Do-emlier lit.-., and was as follows. -I scat
jou yes er my a b x of can lies made from
sorahuu. Tbey son samples ot . jufS:Knery
w nclitbe D.por.mtnt has onexhibliluu at
t e Worl.Ps 1 Mr lere. I desire you to pre-seuttltcM-sirictsto
the Cane-growers" Con
vention wita my coninlim -at. and hope
th-it all the member id cat aad be happy."
There wnsn Uscuslon as to the aavja
b.lity of puWbinan oOJeial rejmrt of tne
prorrcdltnrsot tic C onveation. Llllmately
tne matter was referred to a committee. wla
recommended that an official report be pub
lished. The Com tntlon adopt! the com
olitec'3 rcct mmendstlon,
KEmirrs ma statej.
Sir. A. J. Decker. f Iowa, reported that
SfUdO todlons uf simp had b.'eii raUeil In
that staled irtng the season, and also pavo
tlir Co-ivcntion some Intcrestlme information
with near I to an Improved process lor deal-lnirwitht.ieseml-syrup.
jlr Folxer.of Iowa, exhibited a working
model of tlie inacutnery used in the new
proee-s. and pave further lnlormatlbn with
re. a iiiou. ...
Mr. Powell, for Wisconsin and Minnesota,
reported tliat In his immeJUte ncisiiborhood
per acre. Farmers woo were raUimtcane had
reconped their losses In the previous dlsas
tr ns s. n, and in the coming year Intend
to largely ealend the area on their fanes de
voted to ctine-sros Injt, .
Jr. K. W. Deemms.pf Lafayette. InJ,re-
fiorteil that cane gTowers in his neiatiDor
lood had aventeed fr-m mn?to sixteen tons
per acre, vieldlm. syrup to ths amount ot
It cations er ton.
Mr. J J. Ikillwin. of Cumberland Conary,
Illinois. ssM tlie yield In his district bad been
satisfactory. He had a home market for all
his prodoce at the rale of forty cents pcrgal
loo. He bad madesgooU return out ot tils
caneerop ...., .
Mr. t barle Ranch, of Vlrdta.HL, reported
that Any acres ol cone on his farm bad yield
cd cos) .-nitons of symp. uhlen he had sold
at the rale of forty cent I - Uon.
Prof. coveII reiKirte-I a. a Kansas the
ranearown tovi not been as ml as It was In
the previous vear. The ma ket had also been
laditicrest aad price very low. syrnp had
sM as low as a Hewn cents per gallon, as
comj.are-i with twenty-live aad forty cents In
the prvs ,os l ear.
VErnons or rxAXTrso.
Thevorioas mctho-ls of planting and cul
tivating cane w-re dlsvussed. The members
of the Oenventlon were sencrally uvor of
idantlnj; the s-etl dry Instead of sprouting It
tlons were also uiaJe as to bocong aad weed-
y,-rs. II." f. Vf. Beicher. of MlssonrL Mr.
O.'js. 1'owclL of Wisconsin, and Frol ss-oTeU,
ol Itlinins. were named by the Chairman as
ot Ihe Committee on Uesofutlons.and Messrs.
1. W. Deeinini.of Indiana. J. C. W. Docker,
of Wise nsin, and S. G. shlrtaail, ot Iowa, of
tlieCom-.illleo on sample.
Tho t -airman asKeu comu ay m:motr
give parth-nhirs resarllnT the bounties paid
on the pruductin of sasar and syrup by tlie
Mate of New of New Jersey. Mr. liclcher, of
St. LohIs. replied taat the ew Jersey Legis
lature paid bounties at the rain of one cent
per pound on all su;ar mannta-tured and
oae dollar per ton on me cane used.
The Chairman read a letter from ProL W.
A. Henrv.of Ihe Cnlversitjr of Wisconsin, la
whk-h Mr. Uenry states!. "We are now doing
but Utile, exiwnmcatally. In this (nar) line
of work. aiil aiere is n-rt mnch nope of Wis
consm becoming a suxar Mate m the near
futnrc The problem i leftwiththeMa.es
tithesonthot us. We are all atcblngthee
w.th deep interest. Sorxhnm for yru and
a good syrup, too-Is being crown wiin us as
much as ever. We hat e had an excellent
V paier on "Air Evaporation of Saccharins
Tjiinids." written bv Mr. A. A. Denton, of
Havana. Kan., was read by Mr. GiUe-ip.e, th
Cjnventkm secretary. ...
Mr. Ueb-lwr a-kel the members of the C a
vention to n' e information with regard to
the s-ed pro- u-t of tue su;rar cane and as to
bow fart ite value of the seed covered the
cost of cultivation and harvesting, and a
number of tlie members responded to the
Tw.njM.tL Ttietr answers were to the eSVct
tiattneyi.ldot.e.slavrm-ied about thirty u buc
basbds per acre. It was cheaply harvesieJ. I the building
nas lately been made wtsa Mexies
and only awaits legislative scUea M
crre It effect. Also, a like oae has
been concluded with Spain, ny wMefe Ska
Cuban sugars are to be received free ot daty.
It thus appears that the United States Is de
termined to give alms ta act the peer aacar
growers In the world, even If by doing so
every sugar-cvoweis In this coaatry as re
duced to abject pcrerty. It Is time bow foe
the sorghnm-srov era, the beat pacsr sm,
and the Louisiana planters to nnlte aad call
a bait to sneb a disastrous policy. Taeprtea
of suxar lanowai lew as. any reasonsbls
men could ask
"To admit It fre ot duty would sesreefy
make It any cheaper. The bankmat phut
era ot Cuba, are crylnjc for free trade wita bs,
not because tbey want ss to pay less fee se
i;ar. but In order that they may ak "as aort
for It. The one and three-quarters cents a
pound that the duty would remove woahl at
once fall Into the eager pockets of the baak
rapt Cubans. Xo free sarar from
the Islands none from Mexico aows
from Cuba these should be the ratlylar
cries ol the friends ot home Industries, Ta
danger from witiioot oraes troaa Kurope.
t'ndrr wise and JuClcloua protection (he
product of beet-scirat In Karope has grown
to jclxanttc proporuons. The people of the
old world bare not yet learned to eat some.
With the exception of the nzUsh, tbey do
not consume half as much per bead saw
do. " ) result Is that they the Germans. -pec
make Iarze quantities ot suaar for
exrs. .-tatlon. This baa sons lanrelv ta Ea-
fdand. As a consequence. Enzland has takes
ess and less of tropical suirax. and the swr
plus thus produ ed has foaad Its way to
America. Thai ourmarketshavabeea ever
stocked with f re gn smear, producing a 1ut
and sending prici down to aa ncprecedaas
edlv low n;urc
"Apalnitall th.e adverse elrcnrastxaces
the manufacture! of sorsbam susarhsj not
been able to succenfnliy strugxle- Xever
before since sdzar was madetroia aarehoja
has Its prospestt been so xtooutyaa now.
You a its friends. If sow you are disccar
a?ed and ftts e up the tleht. many years win
elapse before It sets on its feet aaia. la Un
miust of dlscouraxement the plucky fanaer
will seek out the causa ot th difneattlea aad
the means of tbeir renviraL Ttierrrere. at
this sreat Ulsnce. I would say to yoa there
Is yet hope and a great furore forseiyham
and thesusax Industry of-tbls coaatry. I
desire to express t ebope that your saeetiag
may be pleasant aad proBtahle, aad Mms aa
olber season may sea oar favorite ladostry
removed from the trouble tsa aawsar-roand-ir.''
There was an anlrnated" eosenssteaaa to tha
best vari. t es of seed, and as to tbeir
adaptability tor various classes ot soils- TU
outcume was the appoiatotsat of a Fcrau
neat Committee on cane seed soeaea;ltarc.
During the dlMusslon It was stated thai
there were now known to growsia slxiy-v
diSerent varieties of cane seed. Tne Presi
dent named Messrs. C M. Schswarz. of EJ
wardsvUle.IIL.W I'.CIeonTot. ot Merttar.
Kan-, and ti. Deetalag. ot Lalaystte, ss oi
xaaxxrrcto or srncr.
The mark et ingot syrup was next discussed.
The Urjro manufacturers stated. Uta they
had had considerable diflicnlty In finding a
profitable market for large cmislawaseats.
un the other band, the farmers who manu
facture the symp agreed that there was nJ
trouble tn iluding a local man market fot
this product, and at (rood prices, too. when
the quality ot the syrup became knows.
Mr. liclcher proposed that the Chairman.
Treasurer and eecretary be- appointed as a
committee to superintend the publication ot
the Convention's proreedlnsr. Tue raotloa
wns seconded by Mr. Baldwin, of Illinois, and
asrecvl to by the Convent Skv
Mr. E. M. Deeming, of lnduiaa. proposed a
solution setting forth the latertist of tse
-inr-rrowers Association aad all other
azrlcuttnral associations- la thapp liMment
ot Commissioner of Agriculture, and further
setting foi th that the Association tsok pleas
ure In presenting the namv of GovernorXor
manj. Colman. for several years Ho lft(
dent. not only on account of the deei Inter
est he bad uunlfrscsd in the National umf
induxtry. but likewise because he bod evet
mandesled the same Interest In thedrvee-if-ment
of every branch ot agriculture, iwirtl
rultnre.and the Unrtatlnn. brecOtaK-aad
rearing uf domestic animals.
Other speakers srrsngry snpporred th
resolntloa. and urrrd that a man Jrora tb
West onrht to be appointed to the oWce.
The President iad wltrxlrawn from the
cha.rdurimr the diseuMlan. Mr. BsBeopio
put tLe motion, which was adopted wtih en
thnslasni. It was carried, aad it was dacMed"
tiiat tlie secretary of the associattoa be In
structed to present a copy of lbs resoiatiow
to Grover Cleveland. Iresldent-elect of tho
Cnlteil States, and to ask from hint a tavor
alle conslderat loo.
The FresMent thanked the Coaveatloa tee
the resolution tbey had passed. It be bad
the good fortune to be appointed to the of
fice or Commissioner of Agriculture, ho
hoped the confidence they had shown in Bit
would not be f orlette-L
elkcttox or ornexxs.
The Convention then proceeded to tae
election ot officers Colonel Norman J. Col
manwssaraln nnanlmouslr elected Presi
dent of the Association. Mr. F. K. Gilles
pie, of EdwanlsvUle. was re-elected as sec
retary, and Mr. E. W. Deeming; of Indiana.
-as Treasurer. Messrs. G. C W. Belcher, of
tL Louis. Edward J. Gay. ot Louisiana; A.
J. Decker, or Iowa; George W. Gere, or
Champahm. IlL. and W. I. Clement, ot Ster
ling, Kan were named by the rresUent as
the Executive Committee.
Tlie President announced that be had re
ceived a communication from tbe Louisiana,
sugar-Ilantera Association. Inviting the
members of the Saor-rruwers Association
who visited the New Orleans Exposition to
make tbemsetvt s "at name' at tuelr bead
quarters, and Intimating that a comsaitteo
had been deputed to receive them oa their
arrival la the Crescent Citv.
In their report the Committee oa Sa-aples
called attention tothe vinegar made from tho
skimmings taken In the process ot syrup
msjclng. and insisted that tue vinegar so pro
duced was equal, and by maay persons ooa
sMercd superior, to elder vinegar. Theskha
T3lai.s were wasted by many sorgbnm grow
ers, but In these present times ot close mar
gins in the syrup business should be utilised
e'tr-.er as a base for vinegar, a fertilizer, or as
food for bqgs. The report was adopted by
the Convent ion.
This concluded the actual business of tbe
Convention. A number of short apeecl 1
were afterward made.
The Convention thea adjourned.
THE BROOKLYN HOLOCAUST.
the RotemmeiiL my own country, and fklnd can re made, an lue man exeitlmr po
litical caimiairu. and the Democrats of the
Mate were thorouglilv jmiMincd in their
minds In repaid to the,retkn 10 be decided
by Taw. Tnder such conditions, tr r simply
impossible that 1 can Lave a fair trial or
that I can expect any other result than
Jbot wblchu.uujlormly attends a toBtl-
ral Hhel suit jrroiring out er an excit
inrcainnnisnin 'l countrv HI wire uu-
fa.euoui:htodcJroa.'iiry composed of my
rticiposedof mrmliersor l-oth political par
ties hi about equal proport.ons. When I
visitid Ind-nna InlK-toU-r 1 as repcattsVy
adri-cd that six Democrats conM not be
found In tbe State who In a political suit
would jrlve a verdict against thear leading
party organ ; iu ui uit necessarily eon-
suteo and the U-rnlmii-s of the Union, have
all vied with eli other in contributing to
the snecess or the festival, and have worked
the cause with such a degree of unanimity.
with such sKu;tst:!ety as were never before
seem Iu great undertakings whether in
Tar or lieaoe. thete have be-n generally
H3I1V lllflVnltl Dll.l !.-., I.nn.ii,-- l.t C Itt.eUOUj
must say Unit it, tins great woik form every , ?. &?$. X SSSrJS
ai.ui. tuts uiiiju. ouii iiiiiu every iri 01
thia coiiiitry we lure hail only kindness.
M-ni)alhy and eoo.1 wilL- Then, with all
that tn aid them. It Is tint to be wondered
that we ran gather under one root of mere
eanacitv than the world has ever m be
fore, 1 owe it to the management to sav ! refL? ,mi:u,ution. aPa i"1' V?0?. " I t!!,
to the gentemen tsho have labored with me i rff&Zmy&lF?S5: 1 UR
vent an .mpartial tonsiderat on of ev .douce,
siitm (.-,! I sm perfectly aide to Ssfat the
Srnt..l ttr-rsnaper in aa Indiana court, but
I wouM stand no vcance wontevcr 8gaic;t
the coi sol dated 'room of the Democratic
partv oi ihe State With these surroundings
and w.th this prospect It Is ldlo tor cio to go
and. after betne staeke t until late in tee falL
was threshed like w tea: or corn, it was vai
usole as food lor hogs and cnlckens. Us fat
i ni qualities being cons-dcml to be
eiu!lv as goo I as com.
The i'or vcntlsn adjourned until Thursday
in this cause tliatne hate been ready for
thlty days. The table had been spread
tlie least was ready. If all -ho were In
vitcd are not here to-day It Is not the fault
of the management, whose doors have been
open for thirty dsjs pasL I will say. In
rZ",irl."y.."M'''-. . """ .,n fhroashthntrorlbK
IZZ ". " . .i. .u .. T . . , I luu luestics propounded ty the biU of dis
are not yet In position, tbitthe delay Is due j covery havo e'resdy been substannady and
to ouses beyond the r control; but I say to j fully answered by me. and I am willing to
the tmblic, who are untitled to this rxptana- JJ" mr,.wr'!len. atcaent aad answers
lion, thst there Is not today In all thcbnild- 5cd" 7 ' -n.JSmc.7' L L8 E?.., J
!n$suncerour control onehunarrd feet of concluded by a technicality or ruered to
oate, uncIiOtted or unappropnated, which ,n tlenca I prefer to make this frank
teent.ays. Not; Mr. rresMent, no hare caso would to cterty Ircifess.
St. Loci, Mou, December IS.
rns!neJ commenced wita tho reaJing of a
number of letters. Araoivtbem was an Im
portant communleaUon from lToL SX. W.
WUey. Chief Chemist at Washmrjon. It was
dated Fresno, California. Decemfier Sth. Ia
ttl"roLWlIy. alter exjiressinrhU regret at
not being (Mo to attend the Convention,
said- "The surar Interest is now passing
through a dangerous cria s, and only the most
careful deliberation can save It from a fatal
result. The dangers which threaten thasnxar
Industry of this country aro two fold, vtx:
im within and without. Tbe tendency to
er Into reciprocity trestlea wita susar-
prodaclng coantrlcj. which now seems to bo
la the ascendant. Is an effort at salcide. There
ts no other agricultural pursuit that Las
uo neeu ot nroteciioa wuicn ino saar in
In...!... .- ,. ...1. .. .. i .fc a
dastry has. -Vow. wuen It feels the wa.it ot
tr more than It ever out, it is proposca ia
take it away. Already for nearly serea
years the tu. ar ot t le aadw'ch Islands has
dca comlaa lato this coon try froa of duty.
Pco-tag tb-s tuna tbe total importation
has amouuto5 to ncsrty 3S3 030 tons. It tbls
tozar had pait duty at the ama rata as that
from other soartes It would have aa justed
toSSKOOafiA "3n s-ast sum. hoaever. has
no: been savea to the sugar coasumers or
the ractao coast. As a i esult of this treaty.
the pries of suzar In California has cot been
In -as rssiT all anil itia w aatoo T
W-V4VW Bis HU. UU MB 7J 'W. w
Catted States havo preseaied to theoeopla
Tlie Calamity Mare Direful In lis Results
Than at First Ksported FUteea Bolus
Kecovered and More Ml-slag.
Bxookltx.X T December t&
The search for bodies amoreg the rnla.
oft he burned St. John's Orphan Asylum
is still being poshed vigorously despite ths
Intensely cold weather, which necessitates
the frequent changing of the men engaged
In the work. A portion of Ce baddin;
was saved, and the loss will not be as
heavy as at first repor;td. The less of
life, however. Is larger than was supposed
by those connected with the InstituUea.
Up to six o'clock last night the boaes aad
uiut-lated remains of thirteen persons
bad been takan out. This raises the total
number ot lives lost as far as known 'a
There are yet 122 boys not accounted
for, but it is believed that nearly all of
these have wandered away from taa
neighborhood aud are safe. Nearly all ol
tae bodies found were In that part of the
building In which the dormitory was
situated, and as at least thirty of the oc
cupants of that room were too ill to leave
their beds. It Is provable that others will
bo discovered. The remains were all
taken to the sewing-room In that part of
saved, where they bow lie.
Coroner Hess Impaneled a jury yesterday
afternoon, but adjourned the inqsaft BistU
IT WAS MURDER.
A Singular Method of jteilng eat Jostle
to a atorderee In f be Old Dominion
KosexvEaT. Vs., December B.
On the south side of Greenbrier iUrer,
two miles from ltd place, In a miserable
bet hiving but oae room, lived Andrew
Masscy, his sou John, aged twelve, and his
niece, aged seven years. Massey was la
the habit ol leaving the children for days
nhile he wandered about drinking and
stealing. The boy, too, Is a confirmed
drunkard. On December 5lh Mansey left
hfs but for several days. On his reUua
he found the girl lying dead in the bed,
covered with blood, and the boy missis?.
Masscy came to town and told 'Squire
Jackson of his discovery. Meantime taa
boy had come to town and was preparing
to leave the place when he was arrested.
Sonre Jackson impaneled a jury aad
visited the hovel, where it was found that
ha body was pierced by fo nllets.
The boy admitted he bad klllec hU ccif.a
but said tt was accidental. 'i t
of accidental klllta; was accord i ,y res
dsred. The fact that there were two bal
let wounds now Indicates that it was a case
of murder, and lbs bor has been arrested
on the charge of theft Is order to Nt hint
in s. reformatory. Same dm boo baraed
the house is4 lie tsUxmrmw
"!2&aBa&TE&m 1 ?