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Dovotod to llio Intercut of tho ClicroUccs, Cliocliiws, Clilcltiisiius, Hemlnolcs, Crocks, nml nil Other Indian of the Indian Territory,
CHIEFTAIN PUBLISHING CO.
VINITA, INDIAN TEKIUTORY, TIIUUSPAY, MARCH 26, 1885.
VOL. III. NO. 28,
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Ur.ror.T8 from varloiin parti of Illi
nois represent tho prospect forfruitaiid
winter wheat its uniisuull" bad.
Tin: Dgko of Ulchmond,, tho largest
owner of rented pronorty In London',
recently reduced till l.i rent tun per
Tiif.iik ' nro over llility Mormon
churches In Colorado; In Idaho tlicro
nro over sixty; In Arizona nljout sov
The action of Knnsasnnd New Mex
ico In establishing n iptarntitlno against
Tejcnsicattlc, was cnnalngsoino dissatis
faction at Lampasas. Tex.
A NEi'innv of Lord Wolsoley, In tlio
person of Mr. ltu'dolpli Strong, a young
comedian, Is at present plating at ono
of tlio theaters In Chicago.
It was said that (Sencrnl Foster was
to he rctulnpil for tlio present as Minis
ter to Spain, with a view to conducting
1 negotiations for u inoro fnvornblo
Tin: annular ccllpo of the sun ex
cited the Interest of .astronomers all
over llio United States on tlio ICtli,
Tho-clondy weather Interfered serious
ly tvlth the observations.
TTTR WnPT.Tl At1 T. A"RlTP 'screams were heartrending. Eric John
injj WVSXhU ill llAXtU-ij, Uf Hvrcil((( nRC(, ,nrty.o, was burned
tf. dentin W. J. Town nml Edward Down
Idk wero fatally Injured. Tort others wefA
severely Injured by Jumping troni tlio
building, but nomi fatally.
Tub thiprcmo Court ot California Issued
an order that no alimony should x paid to
Mrs. Hill-Sharon nor fees to her counsel
A. Summary of tbo Dally Nowo.
John Brut), n cluVdi of Homo, (la.,
xvlillo digging In his gsirdon, turned up
Kovurut pots of treasure ono of which
contained twelve hundred gold dollars.
It wai on n placo owned by n wealthy
family named Attavtay during tho war.
and tho money was undoubtedly buried
to hide It fro in ndvanelng Tiderals.
Tug United States Circuit Court at
St. Louis, after an extended argument
by Judge Djllon, of Jjcw York, Issued
nn order tinder which all tho Wabash
llnllroad cases' aro consolidated tindor
tho title of Central Trust Company et
ul.-vs. Tho Wabash, St. Louis & Pacific
Hallway Company ct nl. This take
jurisdiction In the case from the .State
Ik tho Hennto' oq the Kth Mr. Dlalr's
resotuton authorising the Committee on
IMucaiion ami I.nbor to sit during tlio recess
wait adopted. Mr. Cullom's rctoliitnn tor
tho telectlonof a conunlllco to Invcstlcnto
thn subject of lntt-r,!Hatocntnmorco waslnld
ocioro inn r-ciiniwtnu alter n lunjrncnnio
nilnnleri without division It iruviucs ftr
select committee of flm tjenntorsto sit dunnir
tliurocossaml inakTiill examination or tea
regulation of the trsnsportat on uf frrluW.
and pnssowrcrs ii-tvrcen the several Hours
by railroad and Tiitcr routes In connection
or completion theroirlth and to report to
the Hcnato nost l)icelnbr. In eictutlto
sossinn Iho discussion nf Central American
HRaIrs was resumed, (ho pending question
being the resolution previously ottered by
Hcnutor lMimimls, dcilarng It to to thn
seno uf tho Kenato that llarrlos, President
of (Juntcinnln, should bo prevented from
currying out his sohetnesof snnox n neigh-
iMr nK llcpuiil cs The resolution wns criti
cised as ninoutitlng substantially to a dcoar
ation of war, but was adopted with but
soen dissenting totes Senator Kdinund
noted the Injunct on of kvcrooy bo removed
from tho resolution and asked a roto upon
It, hut n s nalo objection carried It over
uudcr tho rules for n day.
In tlioHeudte on t ha 18th tho resolution
stitliorlzlng tho Committee on Agriculture
and forestry during rccois to consider tho
best means of preserving the forests Hn
ma punuo unmu n unit 10 employ a clone wai
adopted In executive seas'on 3otcph H,
until tho parties should haveappoared lie
forq tho Kupremo Court.
Bt. Josriyi'a Academy, tlio mother louse
of tho order of rJIStera'of Charity, at Em-
Inctsburg, I'd., nnd tho finest building of
tho kind in tho United Btatcs, caught fire
iho other morning and was destroyed.
Oi&HfiAt- Ouaham had n, desultory "en
Knjrtnicnt with Osman DIgna's Arabs near
Biinklin, on the 10th, the result being, as
fcorted that a iosltlon was obtained com
manding tho llnshecn vnllov and facili
tating future operations against Tnninl.
It whs rcortcd that tlio Coffoy vlllo or
Southern Kansas, Oklnhoma colony had
outwitted the Uultod Utates soldiers amd
reached tlio forbidden lands.
AH INTERESTING SUBJECT.
rwn Jtedlesl .tdnrnalt Ilufcius Oenxnt',
t)rants t)llifr Ml the t'hnncei Aptr
enlly Agnl.Mt Him.
t'lilt.Atir.i.riilA, 1'a.i March 20, the
I'hllsih-li hla frdlcYit SWu SAys rditorlslly
rontcfnlns tho disease front whlib (Jenetftt
Grant Is suITorliiir. "Lingual epithelioma
as a rule rapidly progresses towards a fabd
tnrinlimtton, When left to itself the llrant
the pAtlcllt frnm the flrt nppcaranre of the
dlsenso varies in aceonlnnce with tho esti
mates of, riillcrciit tibscners from ten and a
BAYARD CM PAHRlOSi
The United States ftoternment tfllt Watch
II 1'roeeedlncs til" l.te ('entrat
America Compiles tlans-l'n.tllils Trouble
Wasiiixoton, Mxcah 18. Secretary
lla)nnl hasnrlttcu ft letter to Secretary
Miller, chairman of tho Stftalu Committee
on Foreign llclatlons, gUIng him nil ths
Information possessed by the Stato depart
ment concerning the HarrlM !iiocmcnL
Tlio first Intimation rtcclvisl by tho depart
ment in regard to the revolutionary move-
hAlfto thirteen months. Death ensues first, ment uas a telegram from llarrlos to Hit
from a generalization nf the disease: second. President, announcing that he hud assumed
.. ii .. .'. . 1 Mi.. .,... .. .. ....... till l-. m.i.r a,l
irom septic pneumonia from tlio inlinlaliou
nt the putrid emanations which result frorfi
tlio tlccompiHH'oii of Iho products of thi
ulcerated sutfaco; third, from starvation
through tlio pressure of the Infected Ijm
phutlc glands and surrounding parts upon
tho rtopliarus, theteby Jntcrfering vlth
deglutition, ami lastly, from thnhrniorrhnte:
proceeding from the ulcerated lingual nt Va
ries or ves-els of tho neck, Tlio duration
Tnr. Hpnuldlng" Iron works at Ilrllllant, ' "' ' "' f ,h10"' ,0 MinUo anc-per
In a recently published volume) en
titled "lliographlcal Sketches," by tho
Horn L. A. Tollcmache, tho writer
records thn opinion of tho hlo Lord
Lansdowne, a distinguished orator
lilmiiclf. nnd for many years the leader
of-tho Liberal party In tho Homo of
Lords, that Mr. ilright, a nn orator,
was fully equal to Charles James Fox,
nnd that nono of Fox'h contemporaries
wero cipual to Mr. Gladstone.
Miller, nf West YlririnliL wit eonBrrned (Mm
misslnuerof Internal ltorenue. and llio In
Junit on nf secreoy nmovud.Jrom the reso
lution adoptcl In regard to tbo Central
I.N the Kenato on tho 10th (leorge (Iray
was sworn In as tho successor to Senator
lla)ard, of Delaware. Tbo Committee on
l'rintlnir was atithnrled to lit during tho re
ci. Mr. Inirnlls' rcsuluUon. calbuir for In
tnrmnlioii rclHt nir to the alleircd Illegal oc
cupancy or tho Oklahoma lands, was lad lo
fore tho Svnntv. Mr lnsllssld that slnco
tho resolution was offend thad been prac
tically answered tiy tho President's mossnire,
and ho moved It bo laid on the table. This
was aimed to Mr. Mauderson ottered a res
oliitlon provd'nir for a cnmtii ttec of 11 ro
fcnalnrs to proci-cl to Alaska and make an
Invcstlirat on This was laid orcr. and tho
hciiatn went Into osccuthe session and rail
net tho treaty with tho Khedive of Kgjpt
nnd tho contention relat ve to tho bound
ary lines between this country and Mexico.
In tho Senate on tho Mtb Mr. Van Wyck
Indulged In tomo sotcro strictures upon tho
Couth American Commission, charging It
with reckless extrnvairsnco. Senators Har
rison and Vest Uurcnded tho Commission.
In executive session tho following nomlnii
t ons wero continued! Martin V. Montxom
err. of Mlchfiruu. Commissioner of Patents;
Miltmi J. Iliirlinm. nf Kentliekr. Flrmt Cotni.
trailer of tho Treasury) Malcolm Hay, oT
Pennsylvania, First Assistant l'oitmsster
of Iho Mint. Carson Cltv
of Nenilu. iiiperlntondent of the Mint at
Carson City; J I). I' Atkins, of Tennessee,
tomm'ssinncr oi Ionian .nwrs: jaincs n.
Porter, of Tennessee, Assistant Fecretarytof
In tbo Bcnato on the 21st Mr. Mitchell
offered a resolution providing for U'tth
polntrocnt nf n special commission at Ave
Hcuators to Imiiilre and report not later than
tho second Monday In next Decembers to
the number of tmdo dollars put In circula
tion In tho fulled States before their lesal
tender poner was repenbl, and also report
upon other mutters embraced In the resolu
tion. tM'iiators Van Wtk and Teller bad an
other wordy tilt ami tho Senate went Into ex
A hill has been Introduced In tho
New York Legislature, at the sugges
tion of Fish Commissioner lllackford,
for tlio destruction of slnr-lish, which
aro said to bo one of the most danger
ous foes of the oyster. Tho bill author
izes a reward for stnr-llsh taken In
quantities from any of tho oyster-beds
in the waters of tho Stato, tho reward
to bo at the rato of twenty-llvo cents
rneral; Joseph II. ltan. of Norada. foloer
Iho Mint, Carson City; Will am (larraid.
pcrbushcl when tlio number of stnr-llsh
taken amounts to Thirty or nroro buslF-Mormcrly-Cliaplalu f -ito-Unlted, mates
cb nt any ono time,
The miners employed by tho Now
York nnd Cleveland Coal Company
near Pittsburgh, l'a.. mndo a demand
recently for three cents per bushel for
mining. Thu company refip-ed to pay
tho advance nnd shut down the works.
Over ono thousand men wero employed.
Tho strlko for threo cents was
nearly general, nnd fully ton thou
sand miners wero Idle. Coal for local
consumption was very scarce, and
prices had been advanced one and one
half cents per bushel. l
ri:itsoN.i, ami roi.iTioAtt
The hcnlth of General O rant wm re
ported Improved on the 18th.
Susan W'AnxKii, tho novelist, died' re
cently, agent sixty-eignt. ,
The Prohibitionists of Chicago nomina
ted a full city ticket, headed by W. 11.
Uuth for Mayor.
Caiuiinal. McCloskf-.y was seventy-live
years old on the I9th.
State Senatok DnimiES, of Illinois, a
Democrat, died recently.
President Cl.r.VKLANDhas rented a pew
In tho KIrst I'resbvtorlar. Church at Wash
ington, of which the llev? Dr. Sunderland,
near Steubenvllle, O., was compelled to
shut down because of the coal miners'
strike. Three hundred and llfty men wens
thrown out of employment.
FCivniKii disputes have taken place be
tween ltussla and tho Vatican. Catholic
clergymen in tho Empire have been re
quired to forswear allegiance to the
l'opo, Mid Incase they refuse, nn Independ
ent Cathollo patriarch will bo established
at St. Petersburg.
ALL was reported quitt at Panama. Tbs
United States steamer Wachusett has re
lieved tho Ilritlsh frlgnto guarding tho rail
way. DeWitt J. Ccmminos, nn employe of
the Denver jiost-omVe, committed sulcldo
recently by throwing himself from n sec
ond story window.
Aaiiox Hmscii, n salesman for A. Sam
uels, of Ebnira, N. Y., w as arrested re
cently on a charge of syste'iiatlc specula
tion. Two trunks packed full of costly
shawls, silks, laces, velvets and other Qno
goods wero found In his room.
The Ind blew nt tho rate of 181 miles an
hour at Mount Washington, N. II., on the
night of tho 19th while the thermometer
registered forty -eighth low zero.
The lioller In Ed. Montgomery's saw
mill, near Pine IllulT, Ark., exploded re
cently, fatally wounding Montgomery,
killing Engineer Morris and seriously
scalding several other men.
The British steamer llhonddal was run
Into aud sunk In the rtrlstol Channel re
cently by tho steamer Brooklyn Oily. No
lives were lost.
A rxnT of tho wall of the wareliouso of '
the Knoxtlllo Iron Company, ngntust
which largo quantities of bar Irpn bad been
stacked, fell recently. Tour men wero In
jured, ono probably fatally.
Osuan DioxaM Arabs forced a British
square near Suakiui on the '.'Jd, by making
a sudden attack from concealment. The
Arabs vrtro eventually driven oil ntth
heavy loss. The British and Indian casual
ties numbered over one hundred. A re
erat dispatch staled that Kassala as still
holding out. An attack had Lu repulsed
and the Governor stated that ha could hold
his own for some time.
' A Keokuk (Iowa) special of the 22d
says: Oeorgo AVilson and Oeorgo Dickin
son, of Hamilton, 111., were duck hunting
In a canoe near this city to-day, when they
wero struck by n cake of ice and upset.
Dynamite was placed under tho skating
rink at Girardvltle, Pa., tho other night by
an unknown jcrson nnd exploded, tearing
out tho end of thebulldlug. A largo crowd
was In tho building, but uooue was hurt.
The Langbam Hotel, Chicago, was de
stroyed by tiro on tho night of the 21st.
Hon averages nineteen months. Not only
tine operative Interference prolong life and
rcllCicstinVrlnir, built effects a final cure
In fourteen per cent, nf alt cases. In at
taining these results It must, hmmcr, bo
remembered that an Incision of the tonguo
Is attended with mortality In twenty-four
;ier eciiL of tint cases, llio )dinclal dangers
being shock, hemorrhage of the sedemi ol
thu glottis, septic lung affections, pn
mla nnd erjslpelas, some of which risks ran
bu aMiIdetl by taking careful precautions
during thu operation, and h) adopting anti
septic measures during nnd after the pro
cedure. When, In addition to the tonito
Itself, the palate and tonsils are Inwilwd,
the prognosis Is far inoro grave, whether
llif (list nso be ie rmlttcd to pursito lis un
aided course or whether It bo subjected tn
the knife. In tho latter event not only will
the tongue havoto lie ctlrpstcd but the
iho title bf Supreme Military Chief anil
that the Minister of I'olelgn Kclittlons of
Guatemala would won conio to Washing
ton. Later il!iin'chcs were received slat
ing that the republics of an Salvador,
Nicaragua nnd Tosta Ttlci would rwist
Unrri.i and teqiiestlng the Interfcrciieo of
(lie United States Government. A tela
grain from Jlail, United Stales Minister to
Central America, reported that Honduras
was an active imrty to the Bar
rios mnviiiirtit. Upon these rep
risenlathms tho State I)cpail
ment Mnt dlsintclies tn Minister Hall in
Guatemala, instructing mm tnai tins i,nv
eminent, while believing the Voluntary as
sociation of tlio Intercuts of the Central
American States desirable, would not coun
tenance anj display of forro by any one or
tnore States to coerce the others, aud lhat
tho Cnited Slates stood ready to exert Its
Inilurnee tn avert n ronlllet and promote
wace. SImllnr messages werof.eniio me
Governments at Nicaragua and San Salva
dor, and llko verbal assurati'-cs git en to the
Minister from Costa lllca In resiect to his
Gov eminent. No communications have
been received from or sent to tho Govern
ment of Honduras. Thn Mexican Mlnlstet
here coiifcircd with Secretary Bayard as
lo the course to be tiken by Mexico, and
was In fori., d that this Government would
nso all moral inuuenee ami icr.it us
disease of tlmpalato ami lonxlls have to be , . ,. .... ti,e destruction of
Sn fur As unrnn I, am llinr.. t nn ' -. . .. ..... .
Senate, Is pastor,
Sin IlExitv I'AiiKEa, tbo British Minister
to Peking, iUd) recently. It was Iwlleved
that ho died suddenly, but nothing tUllalte
(i&VERNOit Katok, of Colorado,
signed tho now charter bill for Denver.
Tho new bill has tho cflcct of legislat
ing out of ofllco nluo members of tho
City Council and nearly nil tho city
ofllceholders. Tho new charter pro
vide for two branches of tho city gdv
ernment or upper nnd lower homo
similar to thoiinmIcjp.il government of
St.' Louis. Tho amendment nf tho old
city charter makoj nn election fall duo
ou April 7, when nn entire new set of
city oiheers aro to bo elected.
Accoimi.Nu to last advices Constanti
nople was about to bo deprived of tho
benclit of nnothor nnclcnt Institution.
The (lovornnient, having mndo a cru
adu lately ugulnst tho numerous char
latans, was giving directions to Its
olllclals to prosuoutu tho magicians, de
nouncing them as common chonU nnd
rogiios. Whether the court astrologor
Is doomed remains to be seen. Con
stantinople, has always enjoyed a good
supply -of-'magicians, Iho host bolng
from Morocco, and many of thorn
blacks. Tho magicians, whoso studios
can bo seen In tunny n struct, linvn been
found of tho greatest benclit, being
preferred to doctors, .doing alurgu bus
iness In Into charms, nnd finding tuoro
thieves thiHt, tho police.
M. Victok de Lksskps nnd M.
Mottot, of thu lldard of Directors nf
tho Panama Canal Company, nnd M.
JMartiu. L'utiornl .Secretary of thu com-
pnnlu' rrls, jlcft I'uuhina recently byj
tho steamer Colon, m. uu Lcsfcii uml
nssojlntcs cxprcsjod their cxtUfncuW
with their month's careful and elab
orate Inspection of canal work, nnd
believed that tho most, tudlous and au
noylng poitlou of tho (ask before thu
company bad been performed. Thoy
find that tho Canal Company ltns. bean
defrauded of a largo 'sum In nvorpnhl
and orcrnicasurcd rueres pf canal ex
cavation, aud that Borao of tho loadlug
chiefs of tho ootnpany nro inTccolpt of
largo sums from coal, lumber and ctuor
contracts, oHoctcd privately, at rates
much higher than thq'cntinl wbuld
have paid had ptibllo competition been
pcrmlttcds One contract for Ucnty
thousand font I coal which Was not
required, mid for which Ihmonro neither
fljeaus to dollror or lo etoroJs noV
fcolng citrrled gt,
Tub Concord (Mass.) Public Library
Committee would not admit Mark Twain's
lDok, "Huckleberry Klnu " to tho library,
alleging that It was tho t crlest thrash.
The Philadelphia JruVra! AVt'i, of the
SQth, had little or no hope of General Grant
getting well, Its opinion being that the nd
tanced stago of tuo disease necessitated a
double, operation If recourse wero had to
surgery, which double, operation tras uu
known tonedlcul science, tbd single opera'
tlon proving fatal In 21 per cent, of the
The Hocking Valley strike ended by the
miners accepting mty cents per ton.
I.mteiinal UeTonue Commissioner Miller
has entered upon the discharge of his du
ties. Ho received many congratulations.
The United States vessel "Alliance" has
been ordered from New Orleans lo Central
America to protect American Interests,
example of the performance nf a double
opftutlrm on record, aud It Is In our opinion
A NEW VOIIK OPIXtOX.
New Toiik, March 20. Tlio following
appeared In the Jfoffcvil ilccrml: "During
tho past week tho local disease of General
Grant has shown no mnl.cd tendency to
wanl piogreslve ulceration. At the n-o nt
weekly consultation Dr. riril)co Barker
was unavoidably nhnent. Dr. .1. II. lh- -g-las,
Henry II. Sands and George V. bin. My,
who wero pre-ent, made a thorough exami
nation nt the General's thio.it with a view
tn discovering tlio cxix-illeney of a radical
surgical operation for the removal of the
growth. Such a measure wouldlnvolven di
vision of the lower Jaw In the median Hue,
tlio extirpation of tho entire tongue and the
greater put of the soft palalo tnzttticr
with the removal of the ulcerated and Infil
trated fauces and the Indurated glandular
MniLtures under llio right angle uf the
lower law. This was cons tiered ineehanl-'
eally posslblo despite the close proximity
and probable Involvement of tho tissm-i ol
thu adjoining large arteries and veins la
the ncluhlvoihood of the ulcerations; hut In
the best Interests of the dlstliigulslied jtt
Kent tlie surgeons did not feel inclined to
recommend the piocedme. Even by such
means there could be no guarantee In levr
of the extensive surrounding Infiltration
that tho limits of the diseaso could be
readied without Immediate risk to life,
by a severe shock to the constitution altrsdy
much enfeebled. The low tlul power Is
such a strong clement in the dccl.-Ion that
for the presuit at least no kind of oj.era
tlon will bo undertaken. The ulceration
on tho sldo of the tongue has not progressed
far cnougli to produce the usual lutulerabli
pain associated with that condition, but
should the latter svmptom appear It may Ik
deemed advisable to divide the custatory
nerve. The general tono of the pallent'i
system remains nbnut thn same ns at tin
last repoit, notwithstanding lhat ho hat
sunervn inucii irom insomnia, -i ne lauci
in the last day or two has been kept millet
TTve iKfsOiH wrro-Hlled by fnlllntf-ttalls-c,n,tioniy- n-aultablo juiodjnc 'JJiero It
or consumeu in me names.
Adviceh from I'rlnco Albert and Carlton
received at Winnipeg show that tho rising
among tho Saskatchewan half-breeds Is
somewhat serious, and they hnvo been
joined by a largo numlier of Indians nnd
have taken ossess(on of tho Government
itdres at Carlton, made prisoners of tbo
Cfllclsls and threatened tho fort there.
The Italian Chamber of Deputies ad
journed until April 27, after rejecting by
majorities over 100 tho two votes of cen
mJtsada Sorakicki, tho Japanese
wrestler, Jtas got Into trouhlo with his
wlfev llle.was married n few weeks ago
to Ufs&nja D. I.olgc, n Philadelphia lady,
aqdflshe fias had him arretted liecauso he
threoteued to LIU her.
ADKITIOSAI. DIM!' VTCUr.S.
Tnn Sinate, on thc2.t, was In executive
sejs'on. Strict orders wet o given to licp
the proceedings private.
CouiXel Bernejo, comniauding tho
cavalry regiment at Badajas, was arreetmt
on the cliarge.tof cousplrlng to rcstoro tho
Ili'puUuTof Spain. A cortioml aud two
An attempt to escape from tho lllversido policemen, were eonvlcteii on a similar
Penitentiary near l'itlsl urgh, Pa., was charge In Fanipeonl, Prot luce of Navarro,
fmttratcxl by the discovery of llfty feet of Gexedai. WoLHELtr has ordoee,! tho
tunnel, which reached almost outsldo of the. evacuation of Kortl. Cases of typLold
no pain In swallowing and siitllclent fooo
is taken with reasonable relish."
ms riir'KST CONDITION.
Jf iw Yoiik, March 20. Colonel Grant
stated this inomlnic that his father had slept
better last night. Ho took food twice dur
ing the nlghL This conhtcd of milk ami
prejiarcd beef. That he felt somewhat
weak from a sick stomach when ho tried tf
sit up this inomliiir.nnd had to lie dovv n again.
After a visit tn General Grant Dr. Douglai
said: "Tho General slept seven houn
continuously last nlghL He was ttry well
through tlits day. Ho asked for roast mut
ton aud ate It. During the afternoon and
evening thu General revised enough uf hit
book tn keep the printers busy for Hint
da's. When I left him to-night he was In
clined lo sleep. His throat looks betlet
this evening. It lias, not the nnurj appesr-
mice It lias Had.
the autonomy of tho Central American
States, and to tills end would bo glad to
have tho co-ooeratlon of Mexico. Later
hut uuofllelal details state tint on the 10th
Instant the Gtmteinalian expeditionary
movement against San Salvador wnsstopprd
anil IUrrlos nsked President Tahllvar to
send two commissioners to arraunc a rtile
niut. Secretary Bat nnl further states that
Si nor Basres. Minister from San Salvadoi
at this capital, bail been deprived of his
mission because of his association with the
movement of Barrios, and a new minlstei
w otild soon be sent here. The orders glv en
Hie naval oftlcers for tlio protection ol
A inerlean Interests In Central America are
given In detail, and tho Secretary expresses
the' opinion that no obligation to Interfere
rets upon this Got eminent under any
treaties with tlie states Involved. Tliede
pattmetit has no Intimation that any Euro
jpcan power has. Interfered or contemplate
Interfereiico hi the present iliclculties Id
Central America. In conclusion Mr. B.i
ard said that this Government ran not
counteiianca nnv measures subversive of
the freo autonomy of any oi me reverai
states and believing the moral intlitene
and oftlces nf the United States can be
maJe a iittntlal agency In the preserva
tion of peace, be Is u liable to fcUggest an)
action of the Senate. The dispatch from the
President of San Salvador, nl luded to In Bay
ard's letter, states that Barrios is trying te
enforce a Ctntral American union wi.h the
avowed purpose, of aiinullng the canal
treaty with N'caragua.
to I'imitixi i.tvrs Asn rnorKirrr.
Secretary Whitney has sent a dis
patch to Commander Malum, of the "Wa
chusett," at I'aiisma, Infnniahig him thai
hostilities were likely lo take place Detwecr
some of the Central American States und
Barrios which would endanger Hie lives ana
proirty of citizens of tho United States,
ami directing him to proceed with blste
selto La Union and La Llbcrtad. and othet
points on the Central American coast U
protict American Interests. TheSecretarj
also dlrtctcd Commauder Mahon to protest
against any attempt to cut any cables or t
Interfere vvltli their use and to talc all lre
1 rautlons to protect tiiolieoltli oITIts oftlcrrT
: 1 ....... ..... ldA..u. .. I.I..I. ...... l.l mn.i
Hllll IIICll 1IUIU IHS,llT. W(lll- ,,U,U .UlUCI
It necosoar)' for thu vessel to leavu thai
Wfdsetey fr Ootrrnnr.
LOXIMI.V, March 17. The British offlciah
at Cairo sent numerous dispatches to tli
Government urging tho ImpoiLimt) of ap
jMilntlnj; sonic energetic person as Govenioi
Gtneral of Soudan. They name Wolsele)
as the most eminently fitlol i-eixm for tht
ixislllnn, and a-sert that hts appolutnienl
would have n wlulurj' and Iinpresslvo effect
011 thu natives. They atKo urge tuigiana
' ..... .n nli.H.lnH l.d n... . , ... l 1 1 1 1 1 ft Vtnl.lu
IlUb W IIU.lllllUII 1,1 U..I.1...J .1,,,,. .. Haw.b,
ANOTHER HOTEL FIMF.
The Lanhaiti Hotel t Clllesco flurned
I'lve 1'rrsnhs Killed nnd Fnnr OlIffN
CniCAdo, ll.f., March 38. At eight
6'r lock SallircMy etenlug fodrteeit flfo en
gines lKiiired vvAler Into tho Itngham Hold,
which was a mass of flames from basemen!
lo garret, '''he firo originated In ono of the
lower rooms from a kerosene lamp, which
was accidentally overturned. The gtiesls
at supper had no trouble In getting nut. but
several peisonsjn the upper rooms bads
very narrow escape. Beforo the second
alarm was luniiil In tlio llnmos were burst
ing through the roof. A general alarm
Was given In half an hour, but all the
rnglnes present rouid not get tlio fire
tilidct control. Mrs. Belknap, an c'derly
lady, was killed In trying tit Jump from the
fnnrtli story Into tho nl ey. Subsequently
the cry wns raised that the walla were fall
ing, nnd that llulewlnkln's fire Insurance
patrolmen were Inside the building. A por
tion of tin- south walls was seen to tottci
sud theil it
CAlli: IIOWX WITH A CttASlf,
Two members of the firo Instir.lico patrol
barely escaped Hid tnmbllng brick and thn
liers. Two others wero pinned fast, but
after strenuous efforts were finally extri
cated. Thn legs of both Were severely
hrursed. Patrolmen A. Jones and John
Walsh were aubbosed to hato wen snffo-
ceteil liemeath the walk. Policeman Marts
saw two donn-dles at one of the second sto
ry windo'vs after it was supposed Ml the
Inmates bail been rescued. He rushed tin
1'ic burning staircase nnd n low moments
later appeare-l dragging out both jvomen
who bed been rendered unconscious
14- tho smoke. The firemen never
reased their clToits to rescue the
two missing firemen, and alxmt font
hours afterward they wero found In the
basement nf llio building next to the hotel,
bulled under tlie broken flooring and frag
ments of the fnllcn wall. They were taken
out alive, but will not survive their Injuries.
The i-scapo of Mr. J. A. Murray and child
was mart eiou. The lady occupies! a room
nn the fifth lluor, and was unaware of the
danger until It was too late to
ATietiiT to m:cKxn
the stairway. She reached a tiro escape,
but at each floor found the hole In tho grat
ing loo small to admit of th passing of
herself nnd her Infant, and was therefore
ronuiellcd four times, with the flames
hunting around her to seat the child upon
the platform, lower herelf over the tslgo
ami reaeli up for the llttl one. Mrs. Mur
rav reached the ground without assistance.
ami a niiirter of an hour afterward
had wholly recovered from tho ef
fects of Iter terrible experience. The
hotel, which Is a total loss, was erected
immedhtll-l) after the great fire, but while
ul stantial looking outside. It hts been
called a fire trap. It was formerly known
s thA Biirdlck House, then as the Craw
foril, and recently as tlio Langhsm. Cum
nihigsand Howard were the owner, while
Shaw and son leased tho establishment.
The Inttcr's los Is 8X0,000; Insured for
F12,000. The building wns tallied at SIS0,
000. and Insured for half that sum. Kletr
4. Son, picture frames, and Hardens band
grenade agency suffered n total loss.
THE WAR CLOUD,
rull Tst ol the Itesolutlon Adopted by h
n.le Concerning (lantematsi.
WASittSOtov. Jfarch IP. In the execu
tive session of llie Brnale yesterday the In
junction of secrecy was removed from Mr.
Edmunds' resolution, adopted Tuesday, re
lating to tho trouble In Central America.
Th resolution Is as follows 1
Wltr.ur. vs, The Fennte Of tbo- United ftJ
has learned that the lloternment of the He
publlo of tlunlcinsla has set on root, or
Il.rn.thn, Ihlntnn fnOf- All InVSS OO Ot ItlS
territories of.lhe Itcpublics of Nicaragua,
Costa II and Pan Salvador, with tho pro
fcstmlnhltsc: of consolidating Into ono Uov
ermnontlho ltepubims ot Central AmellcOj
by forcoor arms and tgalbst tho wlsbes 01
the several Hepublles concerned, IsMd ,
WiiriiKts, There Is pond nir between tn
United Htates and tho llepublln or Nicarnirdl
a treaty providing for the construction of nn
inter oceanic canal across the continent nnd
In tho Kej.iibllo or Nicaragua, for Iho beneflt
of all t'rulrMt American Itcpubllos, as well
sstho t'nltrsl States, which treaty It Is un
derstood tlio IlepubllO of Nicaragua has rati
fied; therefore .
Hi If resolwd. As tho judgment of the Boil;
i (hut. In view nf the ancolal and Important
Interests .f tho fn'ted ltales in conjuncuon
with the Itoptiblics of Mcaraeua and Costa
Ilea In the iiiter-oceanlo transit across the
continent now In prn-rross of ndmstiucnU
any invasion of tho territory of Nlcarsiriia
or Costa llica by tho forces of Cliinteinrvht
under tho elrciimstnneos and with tho pur
pose before stated, m regnnled by tho Sen
ate and ought tol treated by the united
.Mutes as an act of nurr endly nnd hostile in
inpfAmnni with thn rltrhts of the unfed
States and of the lleptililles of .Nicaragua
and losm Itlca In regard to said matter.
tie Creates a sisiisitinn lir Haying II tVrnt
Oulslito nf Iteil Tap- to 1'iirtber Ilia It 4
cue or (Ireeiy.
WaiiinotoK, March 18. The examina
tion of General Hazen was continued before
the Court Martial. He testified that the
newspaper Intert lew complained of was in
accurate In several particulars, and that he
was not aware that he was being Inter
viewed with a view to public tlon. There
was a iltcidcd sensation in eon t when Gen
eral llaz u with great feeling said: "1 had
no o.llclal responsibility for Iho declslo s
of tlio Secretary of War. I had
the responsibility to do everything In
my power for me reiier oi me
expedition the n sensibility which one
man bears to another. There was no for
tune which I iHissesscd, no energy which I
IKissesed that was not due those lmertllcd
men to help them out I was ready la
spend etery cent I possessed, and in 1881
tv lien the Ncpt tins' was to us sent ami
Cnugrcws was late in making an appropria
tion for It, I engaged tint teasel on iny
own responsibility. I would hato done
the same th.ng In 1SS.1 If I lud been per
mlt"ed to do It." The cross-examination ol
the wltnetis then began, but nothing Im
portant was elicited up to tho time court ad
journed. THE COVBOY WAR.
PERSONAL AN LITERARY.
Mark Twain Intends T:ltlnir En
gland for tho piirposd of giving readlngn.
Thoro U rt widow In lllmi'njtham,
Ala., thlrt'cn yearn old, and sho attend
tlio publlo school.
Oorfrrt Bancroft, Iho historian,
says that (Jeord Was'ilngton was tho
wisustmnn taatevor llvtd.
Tlio rnon nnd women who are born
to vvrilo can not bo kept from writing.
Tho things they hnvo lo say compel
utterance. Boston Herald.
Y. V. IlotrclU aiy that nil the
fcmilo characters In hU stories are
tnkoi from ono niolcl, h' tvlfo, whom
ho photographs from different angles.
Jrv n?'a Wa h nuton rccelpta for
one tVOJ1 woro $ll,8i0. Wnihinjrton
Irvinri's receipts for ono week wero
different. HoWSVer, Irving Isn't Irving.
51 Dallln who w.tj fflvcn 825,001
nn 1 two years' timo to rucsiei mo uo
sign for tho Paul Hcvero atatua for the
city of HoUon, did Iho work lu three
weeks. ISotlon Journal.
United States Senator Dawes, oi
Massachusetts, an 1 S-nator W. M.
Uvarts, of Now York, nro couslus, both
being grandsons of Hocr Sherman, who
died a Senator In 17U3. Troy Times.
T icro were iiMbllshcd in England.
last tear, -1,8:1 aow books rgilnst4,73a
In ltm. Usldoi this thero wero 1,511
now cd Uons of older books. As for
several years, theology loaiU tho list In
pol-,t of number. In tho United State
lltthn i. most numerous.
Tiid report that Jefferson BUI, ol
Lyme, had been seriously Inured nl
X w Orh-a is vt-a lncorr-ct- Ills full
uamo Is Jeircrson Davis BUI. The
names of two tf his brothers aro Lo
oiipton Coi tltution Bill .tnd Kansas
Ncbraika B 11. All nre sons of Hon.
James A. B II. of Lyme. Ilartfuril
Tho FrincPM Colonna'a (Miss Em
MicVicvl wedJinz o itliL nil tho forty-
tirco tratclintr, town, con-o-t, matinco
ami dinner drcssw, camo from tho skill
ful hands of an obscure but artistlo cou
turlerc. On this Mrs. Mackoy is said to
havj wittily rcm.rketl: "I like to cm
p'oy a drojsmakcr for what alio Is worth,
und not bcoauso ilia is 'Worth "
A Georgia paper rcla'cs of William,
Jono. of Ilall County, who is nino y
two years of ngo, that his hair has bcea
perfectly wlu o. but soven or eight
tears ago it noan to cnange, ut "
Is p 'tfdctly bl.iok aid luxuriant, while
Ms lw.ird is Htlll tvii tc. Mr. Joniw was
t"1 mi fvi-ti rti-ti niitn I In italntttlnln il.
till) Ullililllt It J SITU,,,., ,,..., a a-x-ov ' ,
u Ahwikiul irt netitnliit W'i .1 ! v l.nvttittl '
Genital of Soudan, or In tsct any Engluti-
Thero was a catairhal ' man, nsirrting that such action would tx
A Worse Itepnrt.
CiiicAi.o. Ii.l-. March 8S. The firo which
destrojed tho I,ingham Hotel Satiirdty
night proved intieli more dreadful In the
loss of life and ph steal Injurlea entailed
than was at llrt supioseiL It Is now
1-no.vn that nt lwtst five iiersons wero
killed and four Injured. Jut before the
touth wall of the hotel fell upon the Faxon
bulldlmr, a number of jMrsons besides those
of the fire Insurance jialrol, trcro Inslile the
latter building assisting tn save goods, as
no Immediate danger was apprehended.
There are no means of knowing Just how
nianv of these toluntecr heliiers were In
the structure at the time, but excavations
hato proceeded to an extent which Justifies
the hope Mint
AU. TttK Iir.All IIAtt. I1KEV TOCM
Ah far ns known those, at work In .ho
Faxon building when It was crushed by the
falllne hotel walls were the following: Cap
tain Kdwatd Shepard, James llov it. Knate
TWiwy I'aUlek-MuUhis John Walsh and
Ffciler'ck June, all of the lire Insurance) lifr
trol; William Ileum, piano tuner, nnd John
llemiessv. clerk, Uith emp'oyed in the build
ing. Mulltus snd Thine being near the
tear tif Ihebulldlng were forced out through
one nf tho windows by tie rush or air as
Iho building fell, and are not dangerously
hint. Captains Shepanl nnd Uoyd wcie
pinned down by falling timbers and were
rrsciirslnllvu about midnight. Iloth were
seriously hurt, but It Is believed that thoy
I will recovir. Walsh and Jones were taken
out about ono o'clock yeMcnlay uiomlnr
both crusheil tn death, lloani was alits.
when found and taken to tho County Hos
pital, where he died at five o'clock In the
in tho war of 1812. and served
years in tho late unpleasantness.
STATE HOUSE ON FIRE.
The Slay.rs nf the Three Desperadoes
Taken to Ijh Ves by the Troops.
Dtuevnti, Col., March 10. A Springer,
A. M., spiclal says: "By order of Presi
dent Cleveland u. detachment of the Tenth
Infantry arrived this afu-'.noon and escorted
to Las Vegas for svfe keeping the besieged
officers, Lee, Klmberly and Illxenbaugh,
thesiajcrs of threo desperadoes, Kogcrs,
Currle and Ited lllver Tom, in their attack
on the officers In lalt Monday last. While
many of the cowboy avengers left town last
night many remained determined to avenge
the death ot their comrades as soon at
the officers made their appearance, Uf lull
the latter were advised, heuce the request
of tho Governor for a military escort out ol
town. On the arrival of the train the In
habitants flocked to the housetops. The
greatest excitement prevailed, as It was ex
pected an attack would be made upon the
soldiers and an attempt made to seize the
officers and lung thein. N'o demonstrations
weie made, however. The train arrived nt
Las Vog-ts at eight this evening. The des
perado, Currle, was the same who shot and
killed thn actor, Parker, some years ago at
Marshall, Texas, while the latter was tryhi
to save some ladles from Insult,
- . -- .
Tlie Ills Indian on Ills Way Home Negro
St. Louis, March 18. Chief Uiuhyhead,
ot the Cherokee Nation Is at the Planters'
House, on his way homo from Washing
ton, wliero ho went to confer with thu
then Secretary of tho Interior, Teller, lr
regard to devising some mean of effect
ually disposing of the claims which were
con-tantly being made by jicrsoiis to mem
bership In tho Cherokee Nation. "We ure,"
he said, "continually nbllgrd lo pass upon
the claims of persons having hits of m-gre
blood and no Indian blood lit their veins,
to bo taken Into tlie Nation, and I visited
difficulty In. the morning that caused
gugglng, but no bad results. Coconino li
now being used, and there Is uo pain. II
Is mental occupation that lenders the Gen
walls. About fifty prisoners w ero believed
to bo concerned In the plot.
Intkiuoii reports from Nicaragua and
San Salvador state that troops were mail
ing on the frontier ot Honduras nnd an at
tack w ould probably soon be tnado. Hon
duras was reported In a state of iusurreo- '
fevrr, dys.utery aud aunstroko were in
creasing among the troops. Tho heat w ns
luteuse. The troops will proceod to eu
trenched lines at Debbch, Annl and Uou-.
The SLerlS'took bold ot the effects ot
tbe Huckcye Brush Company at Cleveland,
I O., recently.1 Ono hundred workmen wero
j ANNAPOLIS ACADEMY.
I A Lively Coiupetltiuii Anvinc the Cadcti
'fur 1'iislllons In the Nary. -
I AxNAror.ts Mach 10. Tlie class ot
Natal cadets that graduated a four) cars'
course at tlio Naval Academy In 1SS.1, and
are now serving two years at sea, will re
port at the Naval Academy on tho IsUj-iJ,
May for final examination. Some of thf
members of tho class have nlready started
fur Annapolis, Including JKwrs. Greine,
Street, .you 'Sdirider, l,egurek D-irfali,
George nnd Halstcad, ,vvlio Jiailbecn pb
lamed to me l.uropean statioiu riavai
1 tho Ilritlsh House of Commons It wns thrown out ot eiuploy ment,
agreed to Introduce bills authorising the TilBrlstrjgf haifrbreods and Indians In
raising of loans of $10,000,000 In Kngland tbo British Northwest wns considered very
for tho completion of railways In India and serious by the Canadian Oovernmont. Vol.
100,000 for tho railway from Cape Town i "uteers and mounted police were being
to Klmberly, South Africa. , hurried forward .
ANoxinsit lire at Atlauta, Ga startwl In , Kurthb particulars hovo been, pub-
the tobacco storo of Carter & Co., destroy- . Irsnexl of the extreme desiltutlon prevail
ing property amounting to 4100,000.
Tug employes ot the Ilankcis' and Mer
chants' Telegraph Company, at Uoston,
etepped work on tho 10th, their pay bclug
Tiik Huprome Court of Maryland has de
cided to admit Charles H. Wilson, a colored
man, to tho bar. This Is contrary to a pre
vious decision affecting colored men and
the practice of law,
THE Legislature of Montana has sent a
memorial to the United States Senate pro
testing against the repeal of the desert
Plliu lu a live story building, No. 17
Water streat, flostou, destroyed tho stock
Ing in flrai tor, tfljiner aud Calhoun Coun
ties, W, Va, Amiuals were dying for
w ant of food.
James CoLtcnr and John M. Cuilfant,
ot Pittsburgh, Pn havo been appolnUd
receivers of the Pittsburgh & Western and
Pittsburih, Bradford tc Uuffalo ZUllvvay
liu proeller, '.Michigan," after being
locked lu the Ico near Grand Haven, Ulch,,
for four wceki went to tlio bottom. Tho
captain and crew 'pro xayed. Thu vessel
was valuol at HfJ,0W.
KnwAHD I). CiatutK, of 31lslsIppl, tho
uowly nppoluUL1?AssI(taat KvcreUry nt
tbo Interior, died .!& Wsshtugton on tho
equivalent to n pledge by Lugland ti pro
tect Its viipitlon of Epjpt. Ilritlsh offi
cials In Cairo, however, continue to presi
the matter, nnd expresr the lwllef that tin
aphitmriit of Wolselny would be uiosJ
adraiitageous to llrdlih interests.
Don't Like llletlns.
llAi.TiMOm:, Mix,, March 18. The Exec
utive Committee of the Civil Service Ite
fnnn Association of Mar laud adopted i
reso'utlon last night snj Ing: "Theseleetloi
of Eugene Hlggliis for Iho rcsiousible osV
lion ot appointment clerk In the Treason
Department has been o painful surprise
to this association and all thu friends ol
honest gut eminent In the Sstato of Mary
land, and Is explicable only on the supposi
tion that tho Secretary of the Treasury wai
Ignorant of 'the character and antecedents ot
!.. -lk.ns-. .. aI,aj..iiI tit aSs tint I'lrll Sh asi AA
Cadet T. V. Toney, of Illinois, died on the !, , ' . "',.T"A TviZir,n
cruise, and CadetV Olgiillllat.t, of Georgia, l'cforn' ?lai 0" .f, & I "vi,s
ond Mlti bell nt Mabaina will niolublv 1 uggets his lenioyal therefrom, showing M
wlirlwl a "the nlrS eal ninlnat.on a rausB for "cU 0,,"n "'V Ml "V"
ii m e ! -
of ltlchard Davis, stationer, aud Martin !2JJ, of pntumoulo.
Oberhauser. Iss over flOO.000. Tns signal corps sbatlon at Cape Henry
A wiskck occurred tbo other day on tho reported recently that the schooiier A. M.
Penhsylvalilallallroad.nearPaoll. Harry Ilaljoy, Bomer's Polnt N. J., went ashore
jjitt, a Ureinsn, Was scnldod to death, nnd off Cape Hf nry, nd was a total wreck,
au cuclueer and conductor serloutlyjn- Tltr Senate tn execti.lve sosilou on the
lured. The accident wns caused by freight M coullrmeil without reference thoN
cars luinplugona track nudobsttTjijtlngjiu- nomination of Oeorgs IL Pendleton, ot
other, tbo fait mall ilaihlng Into tho ob- Ohio, to be UtdttdBtatM Minister to Oer
tructlon. . '")m many,
lr Is positively douled in Washington t Eowiie J. ruBirs, bf v Vermont, was
that Preitdeut Clerelaud has requested nominated by tbe President to be Minister
Minister Morton to remain lu Prance. to Ureal Dritaln. ,1 ,
Tug Bi.hohorio National Bauk, In Suho-J Jlennr IL Jaciso, oi atorglit, wm
hirle Village, near Albany, N. Y., sus- 'nominated b the Prothlunt recently as
peudod recently. The hankoMlcIals claimed 'Minister to Moxlco.
that the assets oxecedod tho. deposits, and j IUllkh, Si M'gasKa'j ultra marine blue
that tlio depositors would be paid In full. works at Newark, N. J., were destroyed by
In their eases. These would reduce the
class which graduated fort) -four members,
to forty-suie as the numlier to rejiort for
final gradiiatlon. As only about one-third
of the members of tho clssiwlll bo retained
to tho Navy to supply vacancies, a lively
comietltIou Is rxmctcd among Its nfctn
bets for llrst phu-cs, the selection t tlie a
caneles belugjnvlo kmong tluisttwoo show
thu must .pruurlency In their tiullei during
the term. Others who pas a fiicceiuiful
examination ami are not rul.ilned .lu the
service receive a v car's salniy aud aiihou
omole discharge fnnn the Nv).
Ci.r.vKi.ASi), March 10. -Upon the re
ceipt nf a telegram fropi Ilurtulo, from (he
Superintendent of Police Monday aftei
noon, Detective Beeves arretted Jnstln
tiegris, aged nlueteen. and May Baker, six
Uen. blio Is the ilaughter of William
Baker, of Baker A Farren. comedians. The
youthful coupln were on their way to St,
Louis, where thoy tvriu ti bo married.
Miss llakcrnajs that nothing can change
her, and that she will yet many ty'grls. The
ryuplo nro locked up at tho Central Police
Station, Tsciidliig the urrlral of tomo one
rested with authotlty to dako them bickto
lalut ltuliro4d Aecldent.
1'Aolt, Pa., March 19. A dlastroni
wreck occurred early this inonilngon the
main Una ot the Pennsylvania itallro-ul
near here, resulting lu the Immediate death
of Harry Lutt, fireman, scalded to death.
Jacob Bhultr. engineer, and William
I Keeth, freight train conductor, wero
both cut about the brad nud burned.
iSchultz's Injuries nro dangerous. Tho ac-
A Kansas keletoii.
Mimxiiapoms Kax., March 18. Whin
Trustee bcldinoro was uiakiug some ro
pairs and liuprovenients on the rords Juu
west of town teetorday, a human skeletnr
was unearthed. He brought the skull and
i-ome other pieces to tow a. It has evldentl)
lieeit In tlio ground a lumber of years
fiom the decayed appearance of the Isines.
It lias rreated some speculation ns U, who
tlio skeleton was at one time.
Tltubollrr ot ChauilK-rs' mill, Newton, tire early tbe other morntrigfcMislng a loss n. swiimmj e,iii ioiihi wm
M i.,oip Oiled recently, kill iikBoIii O bus, of over SlOO.OOOi fully nsuredft viJL, ',", f. .i. . "'""" ""
ereman, and badly InjiringlLlL Wilson TnK.uodltled ifoll.ni 0&SSutIn pro. .mwH ! "ttclVvHs oS
and M.rlon Cbau.bers, the former faUlly. Ule. the crown ,brJ pas. toitf. Princes. ;iilffiilT,?AsS mtlmed!
A rinic the other morning at Heattle, W. ot tbe House ot Grauire. nheihi tlie nearest
T., destroyod the Orleutal Hotel. Tho related to the hut King, wb there Is uo
heuio was filled with guests, whole frAuUo d,lroct t.suo,
The locomotlvo and leven cars were com.
nlelely detro)ed. The wreck Vwl; fjrn,
Vliroo of four vPI tre lunjcL,
Cons, rt at 1 r 1'olley.
Wasiiiso.on, March 17. An apparently
well founded rumor nt the Capital tide
morning Is to tlie effect lint President Cleve
hnd lutiiualed to certain Seiialors that
there Is no disposition on his part to send
to the Sonata miring thU special session an)
but tlie mast Important nud uece&sarv nom
llALTtMoni:. March 17. -.-David Lee lias
lieen apiolnteil to succeed William M.
cieuii'tiu as general hupcrlntemleht ot M
Ualtlmoro A Ohio lbillroad, to date from
April 1st. Mr. Lee lias been In the einplo)
ot the Baltimore & Ohio for thirty years.
n m m i . i
Ills Country First.
Berux, March 17. In the Uelchstag, In
reply to Ilerr Itlchler'a exprysslons ot dis
pleasure In regard to tbo Anglo-German dis
putes, the objection being based ou the
ground ot existing blood relationship. Prince
Ilitlimtck Insisted that his Intlucnce w lb
the, (itruian d nasty would ..be extrtesl
always In favor of nntlpnal Interests, and
never In favor of princely relationship.
This declaration was loudly applauded by
According to tlio statement of the Impe
rial Bank of Germany, thu specie In the
milt, had decreased 1,753,oqq uniks In the
ock: tiled the Jtth,
The i;r I'ortlon nf tlie New .larsi-y State
TitiyvTOsj, N. J., March 21. Fire broke
out early this morning in the Quartermas
ter General's office In the State House nnd
soon spread to the Chancellor' cliaiiibei
and fiom there tn the museum nndsupreuif
court chamber. The Treasurer's office wca
alio burnid out before the tlames could be
checked. Nearly the whole rear portion of
the building Is gutted, fortunately all the
valuable papers were locktd up In the
vault and are safe. The loss Is not as yet
known, lut U Is believed to be heavy.
Tlie fire In the State House lias been got
ten under complete control about three
hours after Its breaking out. Tbe flames
completely cuttrd one wing of tho building.
The cold is Intense, and when the flremcu
arrived tliet haduiiieli difficulty In obtain
ing a sufficient supply of water. All the
pumps In the vlclnltv were frozen nud this
gave the names much headway. The fire
men, however, by hard work suc
ceeded In confining the flames tc
the old portion ot the building.
The Senate and Assembly chambers,
executive nnd Comptroller's, departmontj
olllees of thu Adjutant General, superin
tendent of Public Construction and Com
missioner of tho Sinking Fund, with the
law library and court chambers, escaped
serious Injuiles. There Is n largo force al
work clearing out llio debris, aud It Is be
llevrd ever) tiling will twin good shape bj
Moiid.i), when the Legislature meets.
Quartermaster General Perrln thinks tin
tim was caused by an explosion of gas It
the chancery office. Tlie loss s eMIuiatcc
at $150 two. Fully Insured.
Secretary Teller In order to secure his ad
vice uiun the formation of a tribunal
which would dispose of such application
In a satisfactory and final manner, lie
was, how ever, so busy winding up the af
fairs of his department, that I was unabls
to have the matter disposed of. und shall
havo to wait until the tlmo comet
when Secretary Lamar's attentlou can
be brought to It. I mvv the
Cleveland inauguration while I was Is.
Washington, and ttiat sight alone amply
reiald the troub.e and trial I had under
gone." FEARFUL MINE EXPLOSION.
Tiro Hundred Men Hiippossit to be Killed
Br.HL.!r, March 18. A terrible dlstslct
occurred hi the mining tillage at Camp
llousen, near Saarbrucken, this morning,
by which It U believed fully two hundred
miners lost their lives, the explosion oc
curred In ono of the large mines. The
miners had hardly began the day's work
when firo damp, becoming Ignited, ex
ploded, causing a heavy cuv e In and around
the shift and entrance to the mine. Ovei
two hundred men are known to be
In the mine at the time. All efforts to reach
them thus far b ito been unsuccessful It U
feared that all hate Iwen cither ciuMicd to
death or asphlxiated. The scenes in and
around thu mine are heartrending. The
wives, mothers and children of th6 Im
prisoned men Hocked around thetntrance.
sobbing Irjttericnlly nnd Imploring of God
to help them nnd spare thu lives of the dear
ones eutouibcd below.
(Iris who tv sli to havo small,
pr-tt.Iy shaped mouths ahould repeat
at frequent Inter, nU during tho day,
"Puuny Finch fr.cJ five floundering
fish of Francis Fowler's fathor."
Edith: "They tat in tho gloaming"
means tint they occupied ono cha r.
A gloimmi mav bo obtained at any
fasli'onnblo fumlturo store. No parlor
Is (.ompl te without it. A". K Mall.
"I sav, Jim did your s'stcr know
you at the masked ball last night?"
Well, I think thi must havo douo
so. for when I ratted her on tin? shoul
der slio turned round nad said "You
donkey 1" Clilcago Journa'.
Th to Is no blank so blank as tlio
blank that app-'art before a man when
ha gets up In public assembly nnd for
gets what ho is g dng to say unlois It
Is the b.ank which npp'ars beforo an
amateur in a skating rink tv.ien his
lo ;s lo?in to spread and ho don t know
which one to follow. Burlington Free
Whcir-Mrs. -OW-Or tho lioanling
houso mistress, wns to'd that the In
spector of prov'slons had saUed 4C8
pounds of veal, 'ii pounds of poultry,
52 pounds of bear meat, 37 lambs. r
h.irrdls of peas and 200 boxes of herrin
-he remarked: "Pretty gojd appetite;
but no blnsr to some ot.my boa-dor.
You'd ought to sco them vvhen thoy
nr good nnd hungry. A'. 1" Intlepend'
Horolo Bom-dy: "I supposo I
shall b3 na old tualil all my life, sls;hel
a young woman of twjuty-Ilve. "That's
a g -iovou com, liint," responded nu
t!d btcheior. "Very," again sigueii
t'io maiden. "D jott wnnt to euro
it?" "Of tourse I do." "Take mi for
a husband." 1? you mean it?" Cer
tainly." "Well, desp 'rite il'si-aw ro
quiro dosperato remedies, nnd I guess
I'll try yon." Tney fell ttMin uach
others neck. Mereant Traveler.
Tho'o are sotno poiplo who talk
without thinking. Mrs. Bcasly Is that
sort of a woman. Her husbarhl one
ulg'it recently dropp ul a cpuir'or. "I
0 n't fnd that ptoo of nioiey I've
lott." ho sa d, groplug arouu l on tho
hall 1'oor, when Mrs. Bcasly opened
tho door. "Of cour,e you can't, jf you
look for It out tin ri lu the dark. Why
don't you hunt for It It ;r in tho
1 ght whore you can hoc. Nobody can
llud anything out there in tuo uarK."
Ouo of tho crack m'lltary companies
of Hon -ton was out ono day last wejk
prao'lo'iig targct-shootin?. Ouo of the
no nbo.-j was to'd to ehoot nt the door
of u deserted burn, lie d d so, but
nd-s tl the ent ro barn The Captain,
was very unirry nnl told tho young man
i ow bad it would be, In case tho enemy
were shoitlig from Udilud thu door,
that non j f them would ba hit "Yes,
lut Wouldn't tho hostile jncm'os that
wero coming around tho corner of thu
bam otto.1 Hts" replied this Texas
Bognrdus. 'leras Slflinqs.
Dr. M. K Wads worth says the.
earth has "a hoUrugonoous vised,
ulastic, I qu'd Inter or irregularly Inter
locked with nud gradually passing iwo
n lighter heterogeneous1 crust."
havo thought so right along, but re
frained from 6ymg unythmg about it,
fearing that; wo might be tho only "no
who hold that idea. Botlon HoiL
ret sons addicted to tho habit ol
sticking their tongues out while tvoi fe
int ehould tako warning from tho ex
perience Of an Alleshetvy man, who.
n b.lo chopping wood a few davs ago,
was struck on the chin tvith such force
by a fragment as to nlmost completely
tover hU organ of spooch. IMUbunjh
i .. S i i '
If nlno-tonths of us city people
aud professional paupers hadu't acted
the fool and left tbo farm, wo would
luvo been far better off am happier lu
oicry respect than tvo nro now, God
made the country, but man made the
town. Son Anlvnto (Tex.) 2.rnc.
Tbe Manchester Untfn polnta with
Erldo to a Now Hampshire woman who
nsn't broken a lamp or n lamp
chlnmoy in thirty yoaro, Perhaps she
used gas or (.antlfc
yatlunal rassanaer Agents.
Kbw Oui.eans, Mardi 18. Tlie National
Association of General la.ssenger and
Ticket Agents met hero yesterday. C. A.
Taj lor was eiectwl President; J. N. Abbott,
Oeneml Passenger Agtpt of the Nevt
York, Lake Erie As Western, Vice-President,
aud A. J. Smith, ot Vick&burg, Sec
retary. About one hundred and tlfly mem
bers were present. The report of Wilson's
Conunlttoo was ratl(lrd, maklug a uniform
rate of one cent a mile otrr all (he United
States railroads for tickets to and from New
Orleans until the closo of the exposition.
This momliig passenger aent left for Uia
cxpcsitlon by special boat.
i 1 1 i
Is Tour Noma Written Thra."
WAsiiisaTOK, March 18.-.Bcfore twe
o'clock Assistant Secretary Pruden reached
tho rupltol with the folttiwlu: list of Presi
dential nomination: Milton J. Durham,
Kentucky, to be I'lrst Comptroller of the
Treasurj ; William Oarrsid, Xevada, Super
intendent of Mint at CaVson, Nov.; Joseph
IL B)aii, of Nevada, coiner of the mint at
Corson, Nev.j Davis T. Baker, Jr., of
Ilhodo Island, Attorney ot tho United
States for the District ot Ithnds Island;
Ueiiinmln 1IIU. Jr.. (Itorvla. Attorney of
the Unl'cd btaUts for the Noillieril District
nf OcorzU; Malcnm Hay. PvMins)Ivaiila, to
bo First Assistant. I1slnuiter Gcnctalt
Martin Y. Montgomery, Michigan, to b
i Coumil'Jdoner of lteuU.
, IIIISfcM11 '
(1 ') 0
Conant and tho Affected Author.
Conant, the lost e Hlor of Jlurper't,
had an ardent d'.l ku of sham, nnd
when, ono night, llia.u oitcr-'d the nu
thot's olnb roomi a man of world wtdq
reputation, who weaiily rumurkcd, on
opening a letter asking for hts auto
graph, that lea was lorctl to death by
suo i requists, tho provocation to expose
the humbug wai uut resisted.
"How many letters begging your au
tograph do you got every tvu.lr, on tho
nvcM te? ' Conant InqU.rcit (
"Not less than bfty," was the piten
ttt'ouj reply, "aud thcymaku my he
at serable "
"How lout' dowlttako voutawrlfo
your name on a aLoet of ppor. fohlfi,
ical an envelope and ml Ircss it?"
"Will. I really don t know."
"Let us. s-e. 'and Conant laid .'s
watch on tho tnb'e, tvhilo slowly going
turotiL'h with tha process. Thai took
Just littcen scroudf. Answer ng lira tn
tiro fifty polite, o'tmpllinentary reqnosUt
for your autograph If you are so fortu
nuto as to receive tbu. number of tok ni
of popularity neuklj won il ccupy co
moro than a Quarter of an hour.'1
Th,d J i' mob wjs ii souad orc. "irf.
is ro Mll'er an-tMe lhH ist of
b'alug bero- by thu teysth fta4s, 4
IK. ), ktur,