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CHIEFTAIN PUBLISHING CO.
VINITA, INDIAN TERRITORY, THURSDAY, MAY 7, 1885.
VOL. III. NO. 3t.
A life of General Gordon, published.
In Dutch, Is having nn unprecedented
aalo In Holland. "
Tub rovlscrs of tho Old Testament
liavo presented a copy of tho revision
to tho Conterbitry convocation.
The Belgian Chambers have unani
mously agreed to aulhoriro King Leo
pold tp act ns sovereign of tho Congo
The American climate Is treating
kindly tho obelisk In Central Park, ad
verso reports to tho contrary notwlth
tlanding. It Is estimated bat not less than n
thousand nion will mako a regular
business of playing baseball profession
ally this summer.
A nitKAK occurred recently In tho
cable of tho Compagnlo Ti ansatlnnttquo
du Tclcgraphe, commonly known as
tho French Cablo Company.
Ovek two million mackerel wcro re
cently caught In ono day a hundred
miles oft" llarnogat, nnd fino samples
sold In Now York for ono dollar a
wagon load, or live cents a dozen.
The British Government Intends to
purchasofor Prince Victor, tho eldest
son of tho Prlnco of Wtvlos, tho Ard
bracean Palace In tho County Month,
Ireland, near tho conllucnco of tho
rlcrs Hoy no and Blaekwnlor.
A special treasury agent from Chi
cago Bcl7cd a stock of jewelry at Hock
ford, 111,, which had been smuggled
through tho New York Custom Houso
concealed In bcd-elothing. Tho goods
wcro valued nt $1,600. Henry Hobbs,
the owner, suffered tho sciruro of
nnothcr lot In Montreal last October.
Gexekal Manaoeii Van Hoiink
Mates Hint tho Lake Superior section of
the Canadian Paclllo has bcon com
pleted and that by tho 15th of May
lirltUh troops can bo transported from
Halifax to Vancouver, llritlsh Colum
bia, by the Canadian Pacific in eleven
days Thcneo by Paclllo Ocean steamer
they can reach Calcutta.
The Coroner's Jury In tho Inquest
on tho remains of Mr. Klla Shny, who
died recently In n dentist's rhair at
Chicago, In Its verdict recommended
nJthat Dr. N, S. Day, thn dentist treating
' 4hc deceased at tho timo of her death,
bo held to tho Criminal Court on tho
ground of criminal carelessness In ad
Jo,k M. Tinoco, Guatemalan Consul
in San Francisco, has mado applica
tion for special letters of administra
tion on tho estate of tho lato President
liarrios of Guatemala, for tho purpose
of bringing suit against J. C. Morrill
& Co. id reenter fJICOOO" which, It Is
claimed, tho llrn appropriated from
the proceeds of a consignment of cofTco
liarrios mado them early last car.
A rEriT.n famine Is said to bo Immi
nent. Tho Mcrn'gq consumption of tho
world is twenty-two thousand nnd
threo hundred, ton, moat of which
comes fnJm Malabar, Lampang," tho
Strolls and other 'point of tho Kast.
During tho coming 3 car tho available
supply will not exceed twenty thousand
nnd five hundred tons, nnd may be
still further reduced to fifteen or sii
teen thousand tons by tho Dutch block
ado of tho Achecn coast.
Statistics hao been published de
signed to show tho Incrcjso In the
number of deaths iu Massachusetts
from pneumonia. In 1837 there wero
bno thousand und scvcnty-lho deaths
reported, nnd In 188.1 there were threo
thousand nnd forty-live. Hut in esti
mating tho significance of theso figures
two things must bo kept In mind first,
the great Incrcaso In population, and
second, tho improvement during that
period In tho methods of collecting such
JaY Cooke Is now a familiar, figuro
along the country roads northeast of
Philadelphia, but ho is not often found
mingling in tho push nnd uncertainty
of "the street." An observer writes
that ho had seen him dressed more In
tho garb of a countryman than that of
a financier. His clothes wero plain,
nnd his whito slouched hat, with its
broad brim, gavo him tho appearance
of a well-to-do farmer. His hair nnd
beard"Wcro snow white, and ho was
driving along with an easy gait, as If
perfectly contented with life.
TlllltD ASSISTANT POSTMAsTEK GK.V-
ZIIAL Hazex has mado u report of tho
effect during tho first year of tho reduc
tion of letter postage from threo to two
cents. Ho sajs that tho actual revenue
for tho year ended September 30, 1881
(tho llrstyear during which tho reduced
rate prevailed), was 512,181,609, or
$7,476,699 less than tho .estimated rov
enuo upon a threo cent rate. Tho loss
by tho reduction of the rnto to two
cent was $53.1,100 less than tho esti
mated loss. Tho Immediate falling oil
In tho issuo of postal cards was 18.G
per cent., amounting to 83,031,387
The Ipcomotlvo engineers on tho
cevoral divisions of tho Delaware &
Hudson Canal Company's llailroad,
were determined to resist tho enforce
ment of tho rulo providing for a gen
eral" examination for dcfectlvo vision,
color blindness and Imperfect hearing,
nnd a strike seemed to bo impending.
The men objected that the tests offered
were too strict, that only an oxpert In
color could distinguish the shades sub
1 milled to them, Kovon of tho oldest
cnglueers In tho service wero dismissed
for icfijlny to submit to tbo tosti.
There were threats of a strike among
tha ralidr, Abe oBclalt claimed
that their tU were Hut Oppressive,
THE WOULD AT LAME,
A Suminary of tho Dally Notre.
riSIMONAIj ANI rOMTICAL,
Ot.tEnAL Sheridan expects to leave
Washington soon on a tour of Inspection of
tho Western military posts.
Kx-Uovxnxon McLakk, of Maryland,
tho newly-appolntod Minister to Prance,
ailed from New York on the 20th for Havre,
UcfEnAt. OiiaNt lias recommenced writ
Ing his "History of the War of tho Rebel
lion." BecRKTAnr Whitney has conimemleil
Admiral Jouett for ills conduct at Panama.
Colonel BwiTELKn, of tho Columbia
(Mo.) .Statesman, has been appointed Sec
retary of tho Bureau of Statistics.
CoxuoDons C. K. CUnnisox. onco owner
of the Missouri Pacific llailroad, died at
New York on the 1st from paralysis.
The President has appointed J. Ernest
Meicre, of Colorado, to be Consul of the
united Hlafes at Nagasaki, Japan.
Atkins, of Galveston, Tex., who was re
cently counted out, refused to glvo up tho
mayoralty. His followers were armed and
had possession of the city hall, and vio
lence was threatened to auy ono attempt
In: the removal of Atklus.
The Louisville express on tho Louisville,
New Albany & Chicago llailroad was
stopped near Ilarrodsburg, Ind tbeVther
night by a band of masked robbers. The
American Express messenger, rofuslng to
unlock tho safe, was fatally shot. The bag-gage-master
was rlso shot and seriously
wounded. Tho robbers only got about
The working forco of tho Navy Yard at
Washington was reduced by tho discharge
of more than ono hundred men becauso of
wont of money to pay them.
Ik the House of Commons tho bill relat
ing to Industrial schools in Ireland passed
us mini reading.
An Irwin, Pn., special saya the Pennsyl
vania Ons Coal Company's miners resumed
work In No. 4 mine at the reduction, after
a strike of nlno weeks. Fifteen hundred
miners also resumed work nt tho Scott
Frederick IIotii, formerly a burgo
master In Lberbeld, Prussia, shot and
killed himself In Cincinnati the other day
became of Inability to prorire work.
Doni.io tho month of April, Postmaster
General Vitas appointed GOO Postmasters
at fourth-class ofllces. The majority of the
appointments wero made to fill vacancies.
BECnETAnr Ma7I.-si.no has directed the
suspension of llcrrltt Wlckham, William
If. Orogg and Want U. Fouler, Assistant
Customs Appraiser at New York.
The commission of C. N, Jordan, as
United States Treasurer, was signed on the
20th and his bond of $I.'iQ,000 approved.
The Figaro says tho French Government
will expel the Orleans and Bonapartlst
Princes from France.
Ciuni.ru F. Fisnnxcc, a Lcadvillo at
torney, was arrested recently at Denver on
five charges of forgery.
Sixty convicts In tho Chicago Bridewell
struci work recently for moro and better
food. They were ent to their cells.
The Commissioner of Pensions has ren
dered a decision, subject to the approval of
tbo Becrctary of the Interior, on the pen
sion application of Mrs. Emma Do Long,
widow of the late Commander De Long of
the "Jeannette." The Commissioner held
that Da Long was In active servlro at the
tlmoof his death, ho having been detailed
by tho Government for special duty.
A strike of workmen on tho Grand
Trunk llailroad took place recently at
The Drltlili steamer Norseman, which
left Liverpool April 23 for Boston, returned
to port. Hue experienced stormy weather,
the third ofllcer being drowned. The cap
tain had his ribs Injured. She also lost her
main and tuluen masts and had her decks
wept, , (
The entire force In the construction de
partment of the Brooklyn Nary Yanl was
discharged recently because of tho lack of
The strike Inagurated at the Bouth Chi
cago rolling mills by seventy furnace men,
pitmen and ladle liners caused both the
steel and rati mills to shut down In conse
quence, and some 1,200 men wero thrown
out -of employment.
The Postmaster (leneral has forbidden
the delivery of registered letters and
money onlees to F. Wild ti Co., of Dubuque,
Iowa, on evidence that they wero con
ducting a fraudulent business through th
At Panuma, recently, Thomas Brennan,
a fireman on the Alllunce was drunk and
violent, and assaulted Prlvato Murray of
theSccond American battalion with a knife.
Murray selted a rifle and shot him so that
he died. On the same night Pi Irate David
Irvine of Captain Cochran's company
was shot by Sentinel James McCauley
while trying to run the lines.
An agreement has been concluded be
tween the English and Turkish Govern
ments by which the latter n 111 allow ves
sels of the former to pass tho Dardanelles
In the event of a war with Russia.
A Large number of moulders stopped
work at Rochester, N Y ., on account of a
12J per cent, reduction. Four foundries
A HILL has been passed by tho Illinois
House to regulate the charges of the Chi
cago stock yards for yardage, freight,
grain, hay and other articles furnished,
and to prevent extortion and uujust dis
crimination. Sixtt barrels of liquor wero solted In
Muitatlne, Iowa, recently under the search
and selturo clausa of ths prohibitory law.
Failures for tho week ended April 39
numbered for the United States, 180; Can
ada, It); total, 20S compared with a total
of 510 the week previous. Thcro was a
decrease In every section of the country
except In the Bouth and Now York City,
Hi'CiiiTAnr Mannino has orderod the re
moval of Special Agent S. E. Chamberlain.
Ono of the reasons alleged for his removal
is that he was born In Vermont, was ap
pointed from Virginia and voted In Mary
land. A rAnsEXUER train on ths Denver & Itlo
Grande was wrecked near Marshall Pass,
Col., the other night Three emigrants
wero Injured aud twd brakemen badly
A FA8SENaER train on the Heading &
Columbia Railway was thrown from the
track rectutly near Columbia, Pa., by a
defective frog, and John Houck, fireman,
was crushed to death. Another employs
was fatally Injured,
It was reported In Washington that tho
resignation of Judge Axteli of the Supremo
Court of New Mexico had been requested
oy tne Attorney ueneral with the under
standing that If should he not resign be
would i removed.
Tub Ohio Legislature has passed a bill
prohibiting the dealing In margins outside
of Hoards of Trad and Chambsrs of Com
merce, The debt itatemont for April showed ths
decrease of tho publlo debt during the
month to bo ,04,oNS.M ih dcreso of
the doty slace June 90, m, $073,).M.
tHE Deiy or a man wm jouaa In a trunk
the body was an International money order
payable to Fellppo Caruso, at Chicago.
Nothing further was known regarding the
Italian financial centers were groatly
agitated In consequence of tho commission
of the many serious frauds which had beeb
brought to light, Tho authors of t'.e
The Secretary of tho Treasury h'.a re
ceived from a Western bank twe $1,000
notes of 1$0S, wbjch wero believed by the
department to be counterfeits.
A dispatch was received oil tho 1st at
tho Nnvy Department from Commander
McColla at Panama, stating that every
thing continued quiet and tbo poopls gen
erally wcro well satisfied. Tho health of
tho forces remained good.
Couhander Nicuols, of tho "Plata,"
writing from Sitka, Alaska, reports the
Chllcat Indians as threatening tho whltos.
There wns also trouble between Russians
The Japanese village In London was en
tirely destroyed by flro on tho 2d. Tho
village consisted of flvo streets and shdps
constructed and peoptod by Japanese, who
wcro 10 do seen engaged at their various
occupations as In their own country.
VKSbviUH was leported ngalu In a stato
of eruption. A copious stream of lava
was Issuing from tho principal crater and
flowing toward Torro del Greco and
The Mormons held simultaneous meet
ings throughout Utah, Idaho and Arizona,
on tho 2d, In which "declarations of griev
ance and protest" wcro adopted ngalnst
Government Interference with their pecu
liarities. The disputes betwoon Great Britain and
Russia nero reported, on tho 3d, In a fair
way of settlement.
Five million feet of lumber were des
troyed by flro at Stevens' Point, W's.,
contly, due, It was thought, to an incen
diary. The Mexican gorernment has ofDclally
announced that no concessions will bo
granted Mormons coming to Mexico from
tho United States, but that they aro at
liberty to come as other emigrants, subject
to the taws of tho Republic, which forbids
The Comptroller of tho Currency has ap
pointed Kent Hayden, Omaha, to bo Na
tional Bank Examiner. He will be assigned
to tbo district of Kansas and Nebraska.
ArrAins wero very threatening at Joltet.
HI., on tho 2d. Thirteen hundred of the
niuio mums wero on uanu to suppreu dis
orders. The striking quarrymen, to the
number of 2,600, were arming to attack tho
militia and trouble was feared.
Francisco Caruso Identified the body
found recently In Pittsburgh, Pa., as that
of his brother Philip, who was a peddler of
lemons, and on the morning of his disap
pearance started out with $3.V) In his pos
session. It was thought robbery lias the
cause of his murder.
Faui.ie prevailed In Kordufan. The re
volt against El Mabdl was snreadlnr.
Tho reiort of the routing of El Mahdl, with
a toss or mty men, at Mcssalamla was con-
Wainrioht's brewery, Pittsburgh", Pa.,
recently cared In with a heary crash. Ten
thousand barrels of beer were stored In the
building and a lot of new and raluablo
machinery. Torrents of the malt fluid ran
down tho street and completely flooded
the cellar. The loss was estimated at over
Tiihee grown persons and several chil
dren wero killed by a boiler burstlug at the
Tremont Hotel, Galrcston, Tex., recently.
Flvo or sir others were Injured. The
boiler house was shattered and the north
west wing of tho hotel wrecked. Tho
body of Carr, the fireman, was blown com
pletely orer ono of the wings of the hotil.
AonEAT hailstorm destroyed much
property In the country adjacent to Peters
burg, Va., recently, falling to the depth of
over a foot.
EltfHT or nlno persons were killed by the
burning of a iloublo brick tenement house,
07J First avenue, New York, early on tho
morning of tho 31. Fourteen others wero
Injured. Tho Are broke out In Humphrey's
restaurant, and the pollco thought II was
due to the carelessness of Humphrey, who
went home, leaving a very hot flro in his
In an attempt to arrest cattle thieves at
Delaware Bend, near Gainesville, Tex.,
recently, four of tho posso wore shot dead
by tho thieves concealed In a houso. The
rest of the poise returned without effecting
any arrest. None of tho thieves wero hurt.
The striking miners at Colllnsvllle, 111.,
era dispersed by tho Sheriff on tho 2d.
The liabilities of thososponded bank of
nighuicr & Co., Highland. III., were estt-
mated at JlOM.OOO! the assets :ftOO,000.
111E rnnco of Holes opened the World's
Exposition of Inventions at London on the
4th. The attendauco of tho publlo was
THE sixty-sixth ccneral assemblr. of
unio, adjourned sino tile on tho 11th.
Andrew Bchrojh, a Cincinnati pork
packer, assigned. Assets about J-.Hl.WW.
Liabilities about the same.
The Ohio Republican Stato Committee
have decided to hold the State Convention
to nominate a Governor, at Springfield
The President, Secretary Endlcott and
Bccretary Whitney and Postmaster Gen
eral Vilas accompanied the veterans of the
Army of tho Potomao to tbo Gettysburg
A collision occurred between the strik
ing quarrymen and troops at Lemont, 11!.,
on the 4th. Two of tbo strikers wero
killed. Much excitement existed.
A rossE was reported to hare snr.
rounded the cattle thieve who mardered
lloIT and others, In a house ou Lee's
rouche, Indian Territory. Tbo poise colled
for additional aid, as the robbers were
strongly entrenched and defiant,
Jodue Xt. W. MEmuctr, appointed to
till tho vacancy of tbo Supremo Court of
tho District of Columbia occasioned by tbo
retirement of Judge Wyllo, took tho oath
of office at Washington 00 the 4th.
The New York Dalit Commrrrlnl Ttuit,.
tlnot Mayft estimates tho aggregate loss
by flro In tho Uulted States and Canada In
April at $7,750,000. and for the four months
of this year, so far, at ttt.aw.OUO. This Is
at tbo rata of over $103,000,000 ror tho year,
A fatal collision occurred recently on
the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad at Lewis'
Mills, O., between a freight train and on
engine. William But erwortb, the en
gineer of tb freight train, was killed, aud
John Burgh, a brakeutan. had one arm
The ni'tnorial to Edgar Allen Poo was
unveiled iu tho Metropolitan Museum of
Art, Central Park, New York, on the 8d.
Edwin Booth delivered tho address.
Tue striking coal miners of Colllnsrllle.
111., have gtven up tho fight for higher
wages aud dispersed.
i'OUltoruvoliundrtd shon hands of the
Denver & RIoOrando Rail war at Denrer
City and Ballda went cut ou a strike the
other morning. They demanded ths dis
charge of two objectionable Denver fore
men and the reinstatement of about a do
en men recently discharged.
AKOTHin attempt was mad to burn th
children' bor, at CovUgtos, Ky., on th
mgni 01 iuo uu,
Thoew Cnminltilnnnr llnnUntr Out Tit
tral llrrlptrnlt of Unel Nam's tlointr
rariiienM Made to Dead Men and He
married tllilins to be JHorpnt A Num
ber f Incomta That Will Hn.ldenlr rn.
Wasminotov, I). C, April 29. In reply
t an Inquiry from Senator Cockrcll,
Commissioner of Pensions Black yester
day addressed that gentleman a letter on
the subject of tho appdlhlirints of exam
ining s.irgcous for tho various pension
boatils, In which ho points out the re
quirements decmej essential In the se
lection of examining surgeons. Ho sayst
"Appointees must bo men of personal
honor and Intosrlty. Tboy roust bo mon
of tiled professional ability and experi
ence, at least five years of active profis
ilonil practice being considered essential 1
and thev must bo men ol diligence, mon
who would be uniillllug to miko a slip
shod examination In any case, or sub
scribe to tho work of others."
Where tho abovo requisites era com
bined, tho Commissioner prefers tho sp
polutincnt of men who have been In the
military service of tho United SUtcs.
"Hoards to bo organized nnd reorgan
ized," bo aald, "will conlst, In evcrr
caso where the aboto rcqtt sites can be
combined, of two Dcmoci.iu and ono Re
publican, It being one of tho alms of the
C mmisMoncr to strip this branch ol tho
public service of all partlsin bias, and to
render these boards hat they slioual be,
sifcgaiids to tho public Treasury, as
will as Just witnesses to tho rights of
lawful claimants against the Govern
Ir conversation with Comm!sloncr
r,iack yesterday afternoon, a representa
tive of tbo Uulted Press was Informed
that bti has Issued orders directing the
KU'pcnklou ol payment from tho Phila
delphia lVnilon Agency of 102 pensions,
the original nclplcnts of which hive been
dead, In some Instances since 1871, but
tbo names Imie been carried on tho rolls
and pensions regularly drawn by olbcr
persons slnco tho death of the orlglcal
recipients. Tho Commissioner has slso
(llrtctcd tho suspcuslou of pay
ment from tho Philadelphia
Agency of seven, pensions which
wtro granted to widows. Theso
pensioner It has been learned, notwlth
s audlng their rt-marrlago have continued
10 draw pensions for several years past.
Commissioner Black has laid tbce mat
ters Inforo 1 he Attorney-General, and re
quested blin to take steps to rccotcr from
'he pension agent and his bondsmen, tho
sums so unlawfu ly disbursed.
l'lgun-s to bo Issuid at the pension of
fice on .May 1st, It Is sal I, will show that
the work ot tho bureau duiln tho past
mouth will be considerably greater than
that of any previous mouth In Its history.
An Adrrrtlted I'rrrarmaureTliat Did Not
MxtvrUllae reparation of the Miller
ilea l"ori Grand .Monition.
Com.NNA, SIk., April 29. llurlog the
winter months tbo town of Coilnna,Ncw
poit and Ornnglon bavo expctlenced a
revival ot tbo .Milled to excitement, a
prophet named John Nlckcrson having
labored cxtcnslirly and secured many
comcrts. Tbcy make tho vision related
to In the seventh chapter ol Daniel the
bis's of their faith, and over that all
things which Daulil saw hate coino to
pass, ae one the comlug of tho Son of
Man. He, they solemnly prophecy Is due
A reporter attended one of Uiclr meet
ing .Monday night, it was a weird scene
Thcro wire about one hundred p.oplo Iu
a small room, lighted by two kerosene
lamps. Orrtbo wall, where all could see
It, was a large chart, on which tbo alle
gory of Daniel was Illustrated aud ex
plained with realistic pictures. Tho
farmers who hate been drawn Into tho
craze did not get out any wood last win
ter, and bavo done no plowing this spring,
the fcmilo members have been busr
making nsccnslon robes. They did
not sleep last ulght, but
passed tbo hours In fasting and
loulcmplalln at their hocus. This
morning ut four o'clock they assembled
at their tabernacle, put o 1 'their white
rubes aud sashes, and In unbroken silence
await tho Ancient ot Days. Tbo faorite
modo of tulf-dlclpllnc by these Mlllerltc
has been to crawl thiongb. the streets on
their knees In the mud and slush, and
they lme indulged Iu tnauy other strange
A ST. LOUIS HOTEL FIRE.
The Umlrll Ilamicd S30,O03 by lire and
Wnlrr I'anlj Ainuiis tho UnnU, Dut.S'u
St. Louis, Mil, April 29 Just clgh-
tciu years ago tho original Llndcll Hotel,
a inasblro structu'c that rii "he pride
and triumph ol tho city, wet.; down Iu
llcry grandeur. I -a to ycstcrdij afternoon
Its successor, the present Llnde'l,
wli.cti partake ot tho triumphs of
Its predecessor, tell a victim to
flimo and water, and wasi only
saed from destruction by tho cnor
tho lire department, led by thai
chief." It was a few minutes before llvt
o'ctock when smoke was observed Usu
lug In thick, gray clouds from tbo base
ment ot tbo hotel.
The Are originated In tho basement,
and soon smoke was seen lasuln t from
all 1 be window on the Sixth street and
Washington avenuo sides.
'lire pilnclpsl damage was dono by
smoke and water, aud I esllmatid at
'Ibe offices In lbs rolunla were a total
wrick, aud tho rich furniture throughout
the building was ruined.
The guests of tho hotel were panic
slilcken, aud several narrow escapes but
no serious casualties occurred, 'ibo loss
Is fully covered by Insurance.
HeKiirrd by teuuts.
iYinnipeo, Man., April 23. The thirty
transport wagons which took tho wrong
trail from Humboldt to Ilatoucbo have
been rescued by Iloultou's mmqu. There
Is a rumor that tbo steamer Northcute,
wltb supplies for Middletou, U aground.
Tho total furce now In tho Northwest
territory Is over 33,000, aud about 2.030
huiau. Scout report WO rebuts en
cimpol three miles north In a ravine
similar to that at Fish Crcok. The
wounded are doing well, except Lieuten
ant Swlnfonl, who mu.t dlo. The rebel!
aro fortified at llvoucbo.
Ou Trial fur Ulf Murder.
Mattuox, III., April 29 At Charles
ton yesterday tho WluLleback murdo
tso was called at uoon before Julg
Hr.lih. Owing to ths sickness of an liu
Vrlant witness, and tho abeuoe,ot serv
ico ou tome others, the caso was post
pouvd until next Mouday. The Cou)
imwderoiia wm thuu called, aud tttf
Woik of tbo afternoon consisted Iu m
curing four Jurymou. Daniel Cook U 1
colored nuu, charged with having inur
deredbls wiwlu this city, Juuo 0tb
1834. The b6dv bad bin thrown fair
aVilghly-foot well, aud recovered iti
An Kipreaa Train Tlalileit by rubbers, the
Measenger Klll4 aim Sale Ilobbad.
CmcAoo, April 30.-Tho Louisville ex
press on the Louisville, New Albany and
Chicago Railroad, due here at eight o'clock
thl morning, was stopped near Ilarrods
burg, Ind., shottly before midn'ght by a
band of masked robbers. They compelled
the engineer and fireman to leave th en
gine. Entering the express car th
American Express messenger was covered
with rcvnUcrs, and refusing to unlock th
ssf was shot dead. ThoiMfo was bloken
open, but found to contain but 1400. The
sccno of the lobbcry Is amm tho hills and
stone quarries, and Is thickly settled
Nothing unusual was suopected until the
little tfttlon of Smlthvlll Hill, about two
miles north of Hsrrodsburg was
leached. Three sharp rings of the bell In
U10 engine stopped th train. Be
fore liwiulry as to who pulled lb bell
rope could be made the barfxeemas
ter flung itpen the door of the unnklnt car
and reeled In covered with blood that
trickled from a ghastly wound In his head.
lie sunk on his knees between the forward
Scats and gasped out to th horrified
pissenrors. who rushed to him that a
robber had entered the bag
gag car and shot himself and
the express messenger. This was all he
was able to say and he fell forward uncon
scious upon his face. By that time the con
ductorcame In and was at his side, and with
a few of the moro Intrepid of the pauengers
made his way Into the bargagc car.
A slnxle lantern turned low, aud swing
ing from a hook in th ceiling, cast a llht
over a fthjhtful scene. Davis was strerthed
In a pool or blood by the sid of the safe,
which was broken on and plundered.
Dai Is was lifted and carried Into the
smoker. He was breathing, but It was evi
dent b was wounded to death. 11 had
been shot In the upper part of th bead, a
piece of skull as large as a silver dollar be
ing totally blown off. From this aperture
bipod and brains freely oozed.
Webber, the baggsgetnaster, gives this
account of the affair: When th train
atopptd at Ilarrodsburg he and Dai Is
were asleep upon their train chests.
Bntli doors of the car wcr open and
ihey had no suspicion of anjthlng wrong.
Just after th tnti got Into motion he
was awakened by a violent blow on the
heaiL Th force was such as to half stun
him, but, staggering to his feet, he saw a
tall, muscular man struggling with Davis,
The messenger wai lr-ttered with blood,
which was gushing from a wound In his
bead, and he also had evidently been
struck with a club while asleep. Webber
was too badly hurt to take part In the
affny and fell to tha floor. The robber
was a large man, raggedly dressed, and bad
a bristling light moustache. This much
ebber noticed ax the two mm tmri,t
In each others embrace. Davis, managing
to loosen his right arm, drew his
revolver. Before be could fire, the
man wrenched the weapon from his train,
and lei cling It, like lightning pulled th
trigger. Th ball struck the messenger
In the head, aud he fell dying to the floor.
When the safe had been rifled the robber
left the train, as it s'owed up In answer to
the bell. Search was made as soon as
could be, .but 110 trace of tha crlmlnsl
ceuld be found. The wounded men were
Uft at Blooinlniton.
THE CATTLE PLAGUE.
Dr. rqula Tlitnka thai rlraro-ruaamonU
In Callaway County Under Control.
Jr.rrtno Citt, May 1. The following
is a copy ot a communication addressed to
Governor Marmaduke by the Stte Veter
inary Surgeon, Taul Paquln," concerning
pleuro-pneumonlas "rnfaecordance to
our desire, I respeetfultyhd -conscientiously
submit an explanation of the pres
ent situation In Fulton, to the t st
if my knowledge. I went to ran
s a prlve Imcstlgator nearly tliut
necks ago and staved then
four or Ave da). Before that, and during
that time, many suspected and diseased anP
mats outside ot the Asjlum herd, wer
slaughtered under the direction of Dr.
rrumbower. Before I left, Dr. Mltchner,
United States Veterinary Ihspector, and
"rofessor of the American Veterinary Col
ege, arrtredand has been there ever since,
lie sais that the work of Dr. Truiuhowi-r
and the Appraising Committee has been so
losely and faithfully carried on with the
.title money at their disposal that tho cattle
disease In Callaway County Is com
paratively under control now. Yestei
day wo examined seventy-four head,
among which seten had been sns-pecte-t
at previous examinations and w
round only twu suspicious, cases, and nolh
ing poslthe cen about then). These cattle
are at a distance from one to three mllrs
from the as) I u in and they belong tnseicn
different fanners. 1 do not believe that
one tjpleal case ot contagious plcuro-pneu-inonla
has )et been further than eight ndles
troir, Fulton, although some may luse been
saughtered at a greater distance on ac
count of having been exposed. To my
knowledge there Is not one single typlct
ease of the disease In Callaway Counti
to-day. We want now a few thousand dol
lars to Tontinuti 1110 work that has been
pursued Iu killing all tho cattle that had
a chance) ot becoming Infected. The
most Important ait of tlie work has been
done In the uuttrr of accurate rcearches
anil extermination. Th people ol Calla
way have. given and are still giving, as I
am Informed, a practical aqd vigilant quar
atitlnlng amoag themselves, and Ihey mus
not discontinue this Important part of their
duties, and other parts ot the Stale ought
to aid them with their means to completely
rxtlrpal this disease, which can be done
with a comparatively small sum ot money
aud in a shoit tune."
Nkw Yoiut, April SO. Great excitement
prevailed In the grain markets, caused by
the war intelligence from abroad, and Iarf
purchases of the shoit Interest were made.
Transactions were enormous, being prob
ably the largit on record. Of wheat there
were 14,000,000 bushels sold aud of
corn 3.300,000 bushels. Wheat advanced
and closed four oints higher than Tuesday.
Wfctat advanced entirely on war news.
Com, It Is believed will bo oversold, and tho
norts rushed In to buy jesterday. Tho
grain ring was a sceno of .tumult all day.
There was hardly a moment of cessation to
The Spanlah Mlnlalry.
WAsiiisoTOjr, D. a, April 80. It Is
understood that ex-flovcrnor Thomas C.
Reynolds, of 8L Louis, Mo., who has re
turned from hla mission to Central Amer
ica as Commlis'oncr of the United States
to Investigate the condition of American
trade, will be road Minister to Spain to
succeed Minister Paster. Th latter has
been sent mostly to complete certain busi
ness which ho laid Inaugurated and with
which he Is familiar, but was Informed that
his position was not pennaueiit Governor
Reynolds is now engaged In th preparation
of a report embodying th result ot hi lu
testigatious In Central America.
Pleasast Hill, Ma, April so. A
tuna which was jdmost a cyclone a truck
two oi, three miles south ot Pleasant Hill,
last night Much fencing was blown down
and thirteen freight cars were blown from
ihf, Missouri Paelflo treelc Near Oro
the house) of John Schultx was ce
slderably shaken upj th porch tf P, H
Manlou; houM was (awn awsyj J. t.
Simpson's heus was moved four Inch
A school hout r SUawburg waa un
roofed. A dwelling nar Kloxsvlll waa
QUARANTINE IN KANSAS.
Oorernor Martin l.anea Hla Proclamation
Uiifnrclng quarantine Agalnat Mlitnnrl
Toi-eka, KAT., April 29.-In conse
quence of tho continued pleuro-pnenmoula
scare among tho cattlemen and In response
'0 the demand of the stock Interests of
Kansas, Governor Martin has Issued a
proclamation establishing quarantine agalut
all cattle coming from Missouri, as follows:
WitznE, pn April IS. A D, 1WJ, a proehv
nation was 1 Issued by "the Ksecullvoof tbo
btale of Kanaas estaMlalilna- aqunrantln
asa nt the Introduction Into Tcansa of all
animals of the bovmn spee'es timing from
tho following named placca. lo-wit. Allot the
rtate of Connecticut, all that portion of
New York lying south of thn north lino of
the State of Conneetl'-nt. all of Pennsylvania,
NewJeraey. Ileleware, Maryland, District of
m2S?'i?.y,,rlw'Z- Wo,t v"ln-, Ohio,
Illinois, Kentiiiky. Tennessee ana ihe coun
ties of Callaway, lloone. Audrain and Mont
rornery In tbo Btalo of Missouri, unless all
auch cattle are quarantined at the point or
locality of Introduction Into tho etato. fcr a
r'?,od.'f twenty days, and retained there
Jfi'JLT0'. JciS,T" ,? eert.flcate of health
gnetf by tho Stale Veterinarian of Kansas!
Wnrna,The authorttlea of tbo State of
Missouri bare s,nce thi date of the proclam
ation arorcsald adopted no adequate meas
ures for stamping nut said disease, and there
Is ser ous danger that It may spread to other
JVuinias. The IJto Stock Sanitary Com
mission or the Btit cf Kaunas bas recom
mended the ettabllshment of a quarantine
atalDtttbe Intrndtict'nn of an mala coming
from any part of tho Slate of Mlssourll
now, therefore, I, John A. Martin. Oorernor
or Kansaa. do hereby. In aceordanco with the
authority vested In mo by tho laws of Kan
sas, declare and establish quarantine
agalnt tho Introduction of all anlmala of th
bovine apeo e from tho State of Mlsaourl
""less all such cattle are quarant ned at Ihe
point of locality of Introduction for a period
" n "cty days, and retalrcd thrre until Ihey
anall reeelro a cert'Bcata of health, signed
yrthe Stato Vctcrnarlan or Kansas; and
further, that all cattle com ng Into Kansas
from the aboro viamed localities fee required
to enter the Slate at Atchison. Leav enworin.
Kansas Cty or Fort Sco.t, Tho Lire Slock
San tary Comralasion and the Mat Vctcrno
ran aro directed to sro that tho quarantine
thus ordered and otlabllabed Is enforced.
A SON OF MARS,
Oeneral Sh'rldan IJoca Not I.lka to Taka
Ordara from th" Bretary of War,
Washixoto.y, April 20. For a number
of days rumors have been rifo In the War
Department that an army order was forth
coming, which, when Issued, would create
considerable surprise. While no sutluntlc
Information bas been obtainable from tho
ofllclals, It Is understood the order will de
fine the limit of the authority of the Lieu
tenant General of the army. It was an open
rcret for mouths prior to Secretary Lin
coln's retltcmrnt that a controversy existed
between him and Lieutenant General Shrr
'dan relative to Ihe authority of the latter.
The Secretary of War Anally wrote a letter
in the L'eutenant General, In which ho ile
Incd ibe latter's authority. It Is asserted
that General Sheildan has come in conflict
with the new Secretary of War In regard to
questions as to their respective rights of
command. April 0, a general order was
ssued for ceitaln regiments to exchange
stations by June 1. Tills order was "By
command of Lieutenant General Sheridan."
It did not contain the name of the Secre
tary of War, or the word, "With the ap
proval of the Secretary of War." Similar
orders, as. sbnwu by the records
when lsurd by General Slurman,
contained the namn ot Secretary Lin
oln. In the general order above referred
in, the Second regiment of artillery, sta
tioned at Washington was ordered to ex-
hange with the Third regiment of artillery,
stationed In the Oulf States. Cirtalu sur
geons pUha army expressed themselves as
yltctOr 0pSned to 1hls chaiiir at this
season ot the jear. Tbcy said that It
would endanger the health of an uuiccll
mated regiment, and that tho tramtcr
wou'd be especially dangerous because of
tha threatened sickly season ot the Soalb,
nrcat Suce ea of ilio Tro-Cut Rate-
p-tlil Additional Rrrrnura.
Wamiisotox, d. a, April 29, Third
Assistant Postmaster General Ilaieu lias
mado a report ot the effect during the flrst
1 ear ot the reduction of letter postage from
ihree to two cents. He says that the actual
revenue for the year ended September SO,
IBS! (the first Tear during which tho re-
duced rate prevailed), wet SW.m.WO, or
J7,4T0,8W less than the estimated revenue
upon a three cent rate. The los by the
reduction of the rate to two cents was
1523,100 less than the estimated loss. The
irumcdiato falling off In the Issue of postal
arils was 18.6. percent, amounting to 83,
131,237 eanls. Crediting the extra revenue
in letters from the loss on portal cards
with 8830,312 ot the beneficial results of
two-cent po.tage would leave 51,007,593 tn
divided between the benefitagrowlng out
if tho Increased number of letters and
the substitution of sealed circulars fur
qien ones, the actual los In revenue war
pror- "ly even less than this. In conclusion
Mr. ilazen ta)s: "1 will only add that the
results of two-cent postage have mon than
"eallicd the most samculue expectation', o.
U w annest adv ocates. When Ibo law mak
ing the single rate welxht limit one ounce
nstead ot a halt ounce goes into effect, It
will add to the revenues by Inducing per--oiik
sending light packages to send them
under seals Instead ot at parcel rates."
FonT Smith, Ante., Aprlt 23. An opin
ion ot more than ordinary Importance was
rendered seatcrday afternoon by Judge J.
C. Parker, of the Federal Court for the
Western Distr.ct of Arkansas, In wh ch
s Involved not only the jurisdiction
ot the court, lut the title to the disputed
Oklahoma lands, known as the ChenAio
strip. It was In ihe caso of Couuell ltojrrs,
indicted In the Federal Court at Wichita.
Kan., for burning some ot tho shanties of"
tin. nitt.Lini. ,.. .. .. .1.
11,0 vftiuiuuia uwuicrs nt J.OCK-
ralls at the time of Pa) no's last
removal and arrest by tho Marshal
of the district. An onler for the removal
f the defendant to tha Wichita court for
trial waa asked, but Itogeis tiled a petition
for a writ of habeas corpus on the ground
that the Kansas coutt bas 110 Juris
lion. In Its opinion jesterday the
court held that Ihn territory in which the
ofTeme waa committed, Is In the Cherokco
Nation, and the Federal Coutt at Wichita
has no jurisdiction In the case, tho
land having been patented to the
Cherokee In 1833 by the Government
a a 1
Washixotox, Aptll 20. The Commis
sioner of Priislon has directed the suspen
sion at th Philadelphia agency of ono hun
dred and two pensions, which have been
drawn although the pensioners are dead.
In some cases the Commissioner says the
persons In whose names the pension wer
drawn have been dead since t871. lie also
directed the suspension at tho same agency
ot the pensions ot tsjveu widows who re
married In 1831, but who have continued to
draw pensions ever since. The Commis
sioner has asked the Attorney General to
bring suit against the inslon. agent for thl
money unlawfully disbursed.
Teat forL'olor Hllndneaa.
Axbakt, S. Y., April 29. The locomo
tive engineers on th sev eral divisions ot
the Delaware s Hudson Canal Company's
roidare determined to resist the enforce
ment of the rule providing for a general
examination tor dcfectlvo vlsloa, c.Mor
blluduet and Imperfect healing, d
strike seem to be Impending. Tho mm
object that th testa oftVfd are too strict,
that only m expert In color ou W dltttit
luiafeifc shade MbwItM to tuM, Savtsj
t toe oldet Mg!osr fit th rylawi
dismissed last evmiliig for refusing to suh
U to tha .veetav. -Tbertil. great exoltement
ANOTHER KANSAS LYNCHINC.
Mack, tha Slnrdrrer or l'arker, Lynched it
Great llp.sn, Ka., May L At0:30 last
night tho west bound passenger train, bear
ing George .Mack, tho negro murderer,
reached Elllnvvnod and fifty determined
men quietly entered tho cars. Halt an hour
later the train slopped at a road crossing halt
1 mile cast of Great Ilend. Sheriff Daizell,
with two deputies, having In charge 0-orge
Mack, tho murderer of Prank If. Parker,
immediately got off the train, as did the
flrty citizens of Elii-nwood. Tho Sheriff
nd Ills posso attempted to reach a spring
wagon which was In wailing for them, but
Ihe party from Elllnwood defeated this
movement by driving away tho team. A
partv of horsemen from Great Bend then
sppcareri upon tho scene; a ropo
ibout acvcnty-nvo feet In length was
produced and a noose put around
Ibo neck of Mack, tho oilier end was
around tho bom ot tho saddlo ot a horse
man. Tho horseman started on a gallop
and Just as Mack left Ids feet a pistol was
fired at him. Mack was dragged about a
hundred yards, when the noose slipped over
his head. It was at onco replaced, and he
wasdraggeilby thesamo horseman to the
Court House, a distance of three-quarters
of a tulle. The mob that took the prisoner
from tho Sheriff nut.ibcrt-d aliout seventy
five men, fifty from Llllttwood and twent)
five from Great Bend. Kow persons suv
pected that the prisoner would bo taken otT
at tho crosMng, and a largo crowd number
ing hundreds was at tho depot. Several In
tho crowd were on the lookout for a stop,
and all C)ed tho beadllghtof the locomotive,
but ns It approached upon a straight track
it wns Impossible to tell whether It wo
moving or standing still. At length the
nolsent Die engine, Indicating that It wa
starting up, was beard. The crowd took
In the Bltutit;,!i In a moment, nnd with
terrlblu out. Ties started for tho court house.
By this time the cries of the mob and tho
shooting at tho crossing wero heard. Just
as the mob from the depot rr-Hird the
court house the horvman rod 1 ngglng
the body. Tlion.p,. was sni. 1 rom Ills
hand and men ut bo)s afoot -,'agged tho
body to the billiard bill which Pinker had
kept. Here an Immense number of people
assembled within a few minute. Tho body
was hung up to the awning In front ot tho
billiard ball. As It was swung Into the air
a pistol was fired at IL When It had hung
halt an hour the Coroner cut It down and
Immediately held an Inquest. The Jury re
tnrncd a verdict of death by strangulation
from a ropo in tho hands of parties un
known. T he crowd then dispersed, and at
midnight the cltizcus of Great Bend were
sleeping soundly. Almost all pirsons here
approve of 'the banging. It was felt that
the law prov Idcd no adequate punishment
The Rasslaa General Olrra Ilia S!d of the
St. PETEissnuno, May L Tho OjTlcml
3lctsenaer to-day published a telegram from
General KomarolT, which Is n reply to tho
dispatch of Sir Teter Lumsdcn, the Brit
ish Commissioner, den) ing the accuracy of
General KomarofTs report of the battlo on
March 80, on tho Kushk Iiivcr, between tit
Russians and tho Afghans General
KomarolT, lrrtliudlpa(ch published to-day,
admits that he had received an order fron
the Itusslan War Ofllco previous to th
(-buttle not Iq occupy IVnjdch, but says the
oilier ofHters on the frontier bad not yol
Iieen advised of Ihe receipt of such an or
dcr. lteferrine to thq alleged advance. 01
the Ilus.sl.ui tnxipf, previous to tho fight he
sajs! "Only Solnlaof the Turcomans had
advanced toward Penjdcb, but they had no
intention ot attacking tho Afghans and
withdrew when tho latter approached
them In a hostile attitude. Gcner.il
KnmarofI reiterates his former asser
Hon regarding the audacity and annoyance
of the Afghans then dally drawing ticarei
to tho Uuaslan camp, their occupvtlon of a
commanding ins,tlon on the left Hank ol
the camp and other events when led up to
Ihe batUe. The Officio! Jfesscuocr publishes
tho following telccram from General Kom.
arolT, dispatched f"om Askalwd Friday last:
"X telegram forbidding the occupation ot
Penjdeh reached mo on March 23. I onl
communicated to the commaudcrs of out
posts and did not make It generally known.
General ZazanosU with my permission In
terviewed by correspondence some British
officers In a prUate capacltv. I did not
admit their right" to treat officially. I ad
dressed my demands direct to the com
mander of the Afghan forces. General
Alikhanofl with a company of Turcomans
rode In the direction of Markals alone the
river bank 011 the Itusslan side. 1 1 was by no
means my intention to advance ou IVnjdch.
To march the solnla In the rear of 4,000
Afghans was Inconceivable. The company
of Russians marched on tho heights on the
richt bank ot the river, but did not reach
our videttes. On tho left bank ot the
same river, wlien tho .Unbans approached,
however, this one company, by my orders
returned to camp." General KomarolT thus
concludes his dispatch: "In view of the
constant movement over hundreds of vends
of territory, and ovv Ing also to heavy tloods,
It Is impossible to furnish regular reiotts."
1 a .
tocreaaed II u tnraa Mra. II Long to be
Wasiiisotox. May L-V statement pre
pared at tho Pension Office shows that tho
business of the office during tho mouth just
rnded has exceeded tint of any previous
month. From the statement It nppeart that
5,370 original pension certlficato have been
Issued during the month of April, I8S5.
agalust 3,731 during thu sauio month, last
year, and that the total number of pension
certificates was 8,109, being I, SCO lu excess
ot thu number tor April, 1884. The Com
missioner of Pensions has n ndered a deci
sion, subject to tho approval of the S?ct
tary qf tha Interior, 011 ihe pension applica
tion of Mrs. Emma De Ixng, of the Jean
nette. The Commissioner holds tint tho
officers and men who were on the Jcannelto
expedition, were In tbo sen Ice of thu L'ulto
States, anil that the order of tho Seeretan
ot the Navy, detailing Do Long to spccbvl
duty at New York and then to tho com
mand of thu Jeaunelie, changed his status
from "absent ou leave" to that of "active
duly," and, therefore, entitles his widow to
An Arkansas citizen had a stck
mule. Ho said, to his colored warn
"You know Dr. A,, don't vou, Saui?"
"Yes, sah, but I don't fink nuftln' ob
'lm. boss. Ho 'fused to 'soribo fo' mo
wuu I war sick las' week. Bed ho
ilUlu't 'soribo fo' ntefjahs." "Teat's nil
riclik Ho doctdrs Uorses, doesn't hoP"
"I bollove ho do, boss." "Well, you jm
down and toll h'nt I have a sick undo
and want him ot onco." "'Taint no
yuse, ho won't cum. IJat doctor 'scribes
fo' whUo folks an' horses, boj,s, but ho
Urow-g do lino at n'ggaht an.' mules."
Drake' $ Traveler? Maqasine.
m m a 1 m
Mr. A, J. Thompson, saya tho
Jasper County (Ga.) A'cuu, showed, iu a
curiosity tho other day la tho shttpu of a
regular fndlan pot. lwa plowed up
out of the ground by oho of kl sun
few days ago. it will hold abosttHrst
gallons, and U a Dim spwlnwa o th
mechanical ingenuity of thn aborigines
ol this country. Th my tWajf mIs
Jajr tlNHit it wm, then wa no nvaaur
a a, i.
srOtflbC- 10.000 tftujfff.uh tukwador
Jn-T-lllA -If ltY-ltlk-. .-, trrTrjX.T'
pioyen py Ta notiat ana u'uvj D-,p
A TENEMENT HORROK.
A Tenement Ilona In Jfrn York
and Many Mara l.olt,
Nbw York, May 4. At one o'clock yt
terday morning a flro brokaoutin a reom.
at the rear of John Humphrey's liquor
store at 07J First avenue. The building as
five stories high, the upper floors being esv
copied as a tenement house. Th room wm
filled with Hash of an Inflammable nature
and quickly burned up, filling tbo houso
with smoke. Tenants becamo panlc
stilcken. Some Jumped to the street from
windows, and others rushed down stain,
tailing over each other md suffering In
juries ot a more or less serious nature. All
tho ambulances In tha jelly were called to
tho spot There were sixteen families la
the building. The flames went up rapidly
to the top of the hhose by way ot tbo stairs,
which were In the middle of the structure.
The hallways being on lire
TiiEitE was No orroirrusiTT to rjicArn
by the stairways. When the Inmates became
aware ot their danger, windows, front and
rear, were raised, men women and children
uttered loud cries ot distress, which were
answered by the eager crowd which had
gathered In front of ths house, but which
were unable to give assistance to
the Imprisoned occupants. When the en
gines arrived It seemed already too late ta
savo any ot the people, who were hanging
half out ot the windows loudly calling for
uelp. Fireman Dalrympla of hook and
,'adder company No. 4 got up to the fourth
floor by means of a scaling ladder and
handed down several persons to front win
dows to firemen on the ladders below.
Among the rescued persons were said to bo
members of the Stcncr family on thn third
floor. Ono woman on the top floor of- tha
house threw her baby out ot the front
window. Policeman Flaherty caught
tha child aud saved Its life,-.
Ho carried It somewhat Injured to frxA
neighboring house where It was cared for.'
Its mother went back from tha window
and was not seen again. It Is supposed she
was suffocated. Meanwhile 'Jir Ircmen
had turned streams ot w f ?pou th
flames and It was soon pos, c tot then to
go turou.h the hnnso and search the rooms.
They carried out a dozen persons who ap
liearcd to be alive, although Insensible, and
tried to restore them. The bodies of flvo
dead persons wero carried Into a coal ofUc
adjoining and laid on the floor. Ono or
two were partly dressed. They had de
layed too long In tho rooms before making
an effort to escape. The appearance of th
bodies cave proof of a terrible struggle for
life. Nono were much burned. Ileforn
the flames reached tho doomed people tha
smoke had placed them beyond the reach
HOME OF THE DEAD.
A Declaton In Virginia, that Burial XmuS
Mnat Not b Violated. u
Kiciito-n, Va., May 2. The Supreme ' '
Ccurt cf Appeals ot this State to-day de
cided an Interesting case touching tbo la
violablllty ot fsmtly iave jards. In 1873,
BcnJamlnT. Benn, ot Michigan, purchased
ot John T. Sublett,-if this city, a tana ot
275 acres In Goochland County. On the
farm was Ibe old family grave yard, coa
lmining about three-quarters of an acre or
ground. In selling the farm no rcservatloa
was made of tbls plcco of ground. Ileus
tore down the walls Incleslne It and de
molished the slabs over the graves. TVs
section was converted Into a hog-pen,
and subsequently It was plowed ud and cut
tlvated. Before this, however, Benn re
fused to permit the interment ot the body
of a member ot the family of Mr. Sobletu
Xofonlythat, but It appears tliatiie threat
ened to shoot ttnyboilvwho attempted to dig
a grave there. A suit 1vas..ftt once insti
tuted by those Interested against Benn to
get possession ot the three-iiuarten of an
aero aud K00 for damages, resulting In a
verdict against Benn. The Court of Ap
peals to-lay affirmed this Judgment, and
said that while no reservation ot the burial
ground hail been made. It had been dedi
cated for the use ot the family and all of
their descendants, vvhlcli, under the clrcuut
stsnees, was a valid reservation of th
THE BOILER BURST.
Holler Explosion. In a Galveston Hotel A
Galvkstox, Tex., May 4. At 7:3
o'clock yet terday morning one ot the boilers
at the Tremont Hotel exploded. Instantly
killing several persons, wounding severer
others and doing great damage to the ho
tel and neighboring property. The killed
are: Several children; Laurence Carr, a
fireman, who leaves a family; Clara Miller,
a white woman; Anderson Jonas, a colored
scrubber. The wounded are: JoseAimllla,
pastry cook, badly bruised and Injured In
ternally; John Axman, bell boy, shoutdet
broken and otherwise Injured; Maurice
Sullivan, collar bone broken anil badly cut
about tho head; It. Walton, colored waiter,
unit broken and badly bruised; Mrs. Hums,
linen woman, slightly bruied about th
head. Tbo Tremont Houso U a large flve
utory brick structure, with one hundred and
thlrtj feet frontage on Trvmnnt street and
about t'o samo depth on Church street
The boiler house was situated at tbtx north
westcornerot thu building, and was a small
ne-story brick attached to the main bulk'
FOUR MEN KILLED.
A Pom I'lrad on by Cattle Thieves and
four ontorr. It tied.
Gai.nesviu.e, Texu, Mar 4. Yesterday
a po-sso went over to Deer Itanche, oppoaltt
Delaware Bend, for the purpoao of arresting
a number ot cattle thieves. As they ap
proached the houso where the thieves were,
the latter fired upon the posse, killing four,
namely, Andy and Joseph IlafT, a man
named Ma'oes, and a member of the Indian
,klre named Gus. None of the thieves
were arrested. Andy Itaft was a eltlxo oi.
Gainesville and n larn cattle owner. Ths
parties who did the killing live lu Delaware
Bend, butiliave resisted numerous attempts
at arnt by crooslug Into the Nation. There
Is talk ot calling on thf Governor for th
Stato Hangers to assist In arresting and.
ridding tbo sectlou ot this desperate baud
Good By, Vureharii
New Yokk, May 4. Her. pr. 8. .
Burchard jesterday morning-preached h
farewell sepuon as pastor of tho Murray
Ut'IPresbyterlan church. Thn subjtct ot
his discourse was 'Tho Doctrine of Ual- "
v ersal Sinfulness aud JusllAcitio.t by Faith,"
He said that a man was condemned fur out
fault and no future works of subrogation
could atone for the transgrettlcis. Attli
close of his sermon Dr. Uurohnrd revlewiit
hla whole ministerial carter from 1SW,
wbii he earns to New York frota set.
Inary In Danville, Ky.. and took chars; of
the Houston Street Presbyterlau ohiwh.
where ha remained as pastor forty wnew
' m a a 1
New Youk. May 4, Dm. Itastctat,
Shrady sad Sands wet fa eoBwiltsytfaa at
the house ot Getverel Grant thbt ifiwa'ijsj
As aVa. Shredy snd Doiaflas wajaiacfiaf
th tyiuxj tlwy my that UH aLflt with
om xautkii, was ma oot witn uuaeal
la, Ida recovery bWu. 'fu Hunmu
sj-pi wall all nlarfit. Th,eanrKia
at IMtaaaot Uw tongu i prsi was
iwouresiiiaa. J'a tduevat! (erthats tt Him ;
thro .t, ttuxuiQ out by any laaaua aVssuVat, ' I
went eleaevai-l A tl phvsvj eatt- . .,' -
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