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Dorototl to tlio Interests of (ho Ckorokcci, Choctnws, C'htckusnwt, Scmlnolcs, Crook. hhI hII Olhor Inctlntis of the IndlHMTorrIlorr,
CHIEFTAIN PUBLISHING CO.
VINIT.oDIAN TERRITORY, TTIUllSDAY, MAY U, 1885.
VOL. III. NO. 3&
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AjjJndjan doctor In Utah wasstoncd
to jTent) recently b life tribafor hav
ing failed to euro a patient placed un
der his charge. , ,
(r.Nr.iiAL Ghaut Is nent each month
bytbp-Arruy Paymaster, nt NowA'orlc
n check for $1,133.33,' being one-twcHtli
of his annual salary as General on tbb
retired l!s,t of tho army,
.' i ur t-u. - -, 1
NnAiti.V every raoraber of tho prrsont
French1 ministry lias.becn a JournalUU
Sir William, Harcdiirt Is thu only pros
cn fciiglfthiuliilstcr.vvlio has been ton-,
ncctcd with a newspaper.
Lady Tennysoh, wh6 writes a bold.
ruft'nlBg'TinnU, has fbr many yenrs
written and signed tho replies to nl!
letters .nddrcssqd to her hiisbaud, all-.
togrnph roquets Included.
THFWORLD AT LAR'GE,
A Btimmary of tho Dally No-wb.
-A itosK trco 'anted by Charlomagno
is .ono of tho ctitloaltics of Ilildcahclm,
Inlllnntivcr. The main stem Is'as tlilck
ns a man's body, and it Is still vigor
ous despite Its thousand year of age.
Tup number of railroad accidents In
tlio i United States during 1881 is given
ntl.lOlJ'tU these -J 15 wcro collisions
and Jllteri)lhiVhli Sixty-live jiro re;
corded as "various." Thero wcro In
nil 389 persons killed end 8,700 In
jured.. y' . 3
The brewery establishments of Mil
waukee havo got control of no Icjs
than Ilvo biitidrcd 'retail liquor Stores,
, npdliavo .recently consulted several
prominent' lawyers rcgnrdlng their,
right to retail their own product .vvlth
out paying a l'ocat license. " ' ? '
riutsoN.u, A.n roT.iTioAr.
Tile diction for lteprcsontatlvo In the
31th Illinois district, resulted In the re
turn Of WMver, Republican. Tbo 'district
formerly bad been Democratic, and it was
thought the election would glvo tho leg
islature to the He publicans on joint ballot.
Naxsdit Ablins hAsf Vcth 'hyfointl C6J--lector.
o(, internal Ilovenuo for the" Dfelflct
of Kansas, vlco John C. Carpenter, sus
pended. ficOKttn P. Btkib has been appointed
Collector Tfor- the .District of Mississippi,
vice James Hill, suspended.
th Ii.-llAMlirnu:r,-ot)r-of the Special
Agents of the Trf Ainiry Department, ro
cenlly rellovod by Secretary .Manning, has
heon appointed Special Inspector of Cus
toms. ' '
t Ho.v.iAli.k Porrisn, itt ez-tnen
Congress anil a former Mayor of ' Kau'
locvMlch., tiled recently In that city.
Tut I'rcsldcnt declined the Invitation of
a Georgia, delegation to visit Atlanta dur
ing tlio session of the Commercial Conven
tloii?tbo latter part of May. Tho Presi
dent's ofllclal duties would not permit blm
to leave Washington;-
Queen Emma, of tho Sandwich Islands,
illeil on Anril 2Mb. i .
ItdsniT'M. MoLake, tbo United Mates'
Minister to France arrived at Paris on
th8lh, f ; .
Paul- IlnE.tAUD, President nnd builder
ot tho Houston Kast and West Narrow
Uaugo Iload, dlel In Oalveston, Tex., re
cently, In bis seventy-fifth year.
a parsing locomotive. Forty-flo Million
foet of lumber and other property was de
stroyed, tho total loss amounting to $100,
000, principally Insurod. '
The vote ot confidence In tho Italian Min
istry was ngreod to by a vote of 118 to OT
In tbe Chambers.
The body of Daniel Kinney, another vic
tim of the mine disaster at Haven Hun, Pa.,
has been recovered. This made n total ot
six recovered, leaving four In the mines.
Joiml'ifixocK, the striker who received
a bayonet wound In tho abdomen during
the skirmish at Lomont, III., recently, has
died, making threo deaths from the affair.
?ilf. freight sheds of the Inmnn Has
docks, I.)vcrpool, Eng., burned tho other
l'y' ; '. I
TiJe causo of the fpver ravaging Ply
mouth, Pa., wis discovered to bo duo to the
oxcreta of a fabjlly sulterlug from f eve.
Tho family ltvecYncnrtho'head'watcrs of a
mountain stream supplying Ply mouth with
Otlttilno. Make. Anolli" Bpeeeh air1f
It.llnr yi.w of the Arfhan pnrttlon
Loxnox, Jlsy 8. Mr. Gladstone, reply
ing to (mestlnns In the IIouso of Commons
said tbst altliongh on receipt of tho first
telegram ho bad described the Ponjdch af
fair as an act of unprovoked sggrcsMon,
still hp had never presumed tlisf the Infor
malon in his possession 'wheri hs made that
declaration was unquestionable. As a
matter of fact, within twenfyfonr hours.
aiKrwaru news coniami.,g impprMniiusii
flcslfohW tliat first 'received had roraeto
liiqd Mr. (lladstone had no doubt, lie
'nl1H!it when the Karl of Dufferln, Hritlsh
Viceroy In India at I Jahore, after his return
front his conference with the Ameer at
natvkl-l'lridt described the Husslan attack
as an set of unprovoked aieresilon with-
water, and the heavy rains of loniramToi'tTrtT qnallfleatlon. the Viceroy's slate-
iiiciik nai uniiAuiCM ui uiu vts viuiininiiw
tindrr Khlch hiO0ktr and tre knovrlrdg
..nt.il (Iia A...ruwl Inf.. 4fi. rl vnr
Ax avalanche r6tn tho inQun'tn'ms hear
Lako Van, luATinenla, overwhelmed"
native caravan and caused the death of
sixty-eight p,crop. ..
Coumkl, MAJtSDiR, Chief Inspector of
explosives for' (I real ltritain, reports that 1
thu recent explosionnt the Admlraltjr Of
loo, London, was caused by 120 pounds of
gunpowder enclosed In a metal pot.
It was alleged recently In HU Louis thnt
the plan for the reorganltal lonof tho Texas
& tit. Louis Hailroad had been rejected by
Eastern and foreign bondholders.
The steam shcrtl known as lloye- tc Co
rean's, now-owned by tho Singer & Tnlcott
company, valued nt $15,00!) or JiO.OOO, was
burned at Lemont, III., the other night.
I The fire was supposed to bo the work of
RinHoit It 11. it amcini. of Italv. has re.' striking nuarryrnen.
slghedhls Ofllco as Foreign Minister and The coroner's Jury, In their verdict on
bl-porUullo.has been taken Lv IBs J"ro- I the killing of tho striking quarrymen, at
mler.Wgnor A. Deprctls. . w , Lemont, I1L, reprimanded tlio tiheriir and
j The Oovtriuncnt of New South, Wales
lias Invited tbo uovernmonts or tbe other
It was said that thu only foundation
fpr the report that shots worn Ured at
the train in which l'resldont Clovclnnd
wnsroturnfng from Gettysburg to
Washington was tho fact that a man
on tho" cars discharged n pistol which
ho disliked to carry whllo loaded.
Till?' lialtnad Otizcttc reporta a total
of threo hundred and right miles of
now track thus far rupurted for tho
current year Tho new track reported
to tlio corresponding dato for three
yenrs past has been: 1884, oOA miles;
1683, 1,071 miles; 1882, 2,283 miles.
A dispatch recently received at the
Post-ofllca Department nt Washington
nnnouni-cd tho death of Postmaster
Knickerbocker at Aurora. 111. Charges
of a political nnturo had been filed
'ncnlnst him and vigorous efforts had
been mndo to havo him replaced by n
.Democrat. Ills nomination was con
firmod Fcbntary 20 last,
1 Amono tho signers of tho rcmon
franco sent to tho Massachusetts Leg
islature against the further extension
of suflrngc to women wcro President
iKJIot nnd eleven Professors of llnrvard,
lllshop Paddock, tho llev. Henry M.
Dcxtor, of tho Congrcgationalist, and
over fifty othor clergymen, Thomas
Ilallcy Aldrich. John lloylo O'Hetlly,
"William Endicottf Jr., O. 11. Frothing-
nam, .Aioxnniicr il. nice nnu iicnry
fun movements of tho Queen of
Kngland affect certain stocks notalJy.
A correspondent writes: "I lmo just
seen two letters addrccscd by eminent
banking houses in Itorlin nnd Frankfort
to n hotel proprietor nt Aix, requesting
him, In caso her Majesty should decide
to leave Ait for England la Franco
'(giving up hor visit to Darmstadt) to
tclc"graph' them immediately to that
effect. In each caso a cipher messago
inessago is inclosed, to be, of course,
aiscd for transmitting tho information,
nnd In both cases largo sums wcro of-
ifcrcd for thu information, as it wan
Mated that tho prollu on tho antici
pated coup do bourse would bo very
largo Indeed. Tho two houses arc
totally distinct, and ouo letter seemed
tp'havo no relation to tho other."
Tiik reduction of tho forco nt tho
(Phllndolphln mint, recently ordered,
Jii,bocd i.n instruclions from the
iiecretnry of tho Trcnsury, through tho
Director of the Mint, cnlllng-nri tho of
ficers in cbnrgo of nil tho mints nnd
nhsny olflccs to rrihico their expenses to
.tlio Ion est po'siblo limit compatible
with tho needs of tho services. The
Superintendent of tho Now York assay
ofllco nnd tho Superintendent of the
mint nt New Orleans have, reported
that tho present forco employed In their
ofllfc can not bo' reduced wjthout In
jury to current business. Tho reduc
tion nt Philadelphia was mndo possible,
by tho suspending of tho coin ago of
.minor coins. A similar largo reduc
tion of forco has been raado nt Carson
City, Nov., where coinagn operations
havo been temporarily suspended. At
tho suggestion of tho Superintendent
,of tho San Francisco mint tho forco
employed there has been put. on half
Ilritlali .Australian colonies to unite with
it and Indemnify coal dealers In tbe col
onies from all loms sustained by them In
refusing iol Ur cruisers and other 'Vessels
belonging to the hostile powers durjng the
period ot war or warlike dlfllculty w(th
A Chinese ferry steamer was sunk by i
collision with tho steamer Orestes near
Hhanghal rrcvutly. Alnut thirty-two
pasrengers and seven of the crow perished.
CouMisatoxEn Colua has called a con
vention of representatives ot tho different
agricultural colleges of the country to bo
held la Washington.
Dx.tMAKK was reported willing to act as
arbitrator of tbo dispute between England
and Russia should her services U) requoitod
by both ot thoso countries.
Two rebel -leaders PbrU'rt and Coco-
lolo who advised and assisted Preston in
the burning of Colon nud were held prison
ers on the Oalena, wero recently delivered
to the Colombian authorities, and after a
court-martial wore banged on the sceuo of
The French Chamber of Deputies re
cently adopted, by a vote of .103 to fiT, the
treaty concluded August 21, 1SSI, between
France and Annam.
I'LEimo-rNEUMOKlA has again broken
out on the ranch of Tuible ft Lake, Cynlb
lana, Ky., thodisease Attacking "Hannibal
Duke," a very valuable bull.
Mns. Ellen N. Lmur, wtfo of Charles
A. Llbbyj who disappeared so mysteriously
recently from Chicago, has dint from the
effect ot a draught ot carbolic acid. Since
her husband dliapposred Mrs. Libby had
beea very despondent and there was no
doubt that she lutended suicide.
The dispute between England and Hus-
,sla was reported In a fair way ot settle-
nujt. The London ZAuiy A eio' said that
Lord DufTerin, Viceroy ot India) was in
favor of the new proposals which had
been agreed to between the two powers.
The Tory press, however, wero violently
opimaed to the pacific outlook, accusing the
Gladstone Government ot sacrificing pres
The jury In tbo case against Prof. II.
Galmas, charged with having slapped the
ears of David M. Lovey, a pupil at tbe West
Hampton, Long Island, school In 1883, and
thereby caused the boy's deafness, brought
In a verdict for $4,000.
A binTATpu, front Pahama, of tbe 8th,
slated that 400 Mirers nnd men ot tho
United States forco had left for New York.
Mitchell. Akoehsox, a Choctaw Indian,
seventeen years old, was recently exe
cuted at Fort (Smith, Art., tor tho murder
of another boy named Winchester, last
summer. According to Choctaw custom,
Anderson was shot by tbo executioner
through tbe heart. - " "':
A VERT heavy frost -pi red on the
nights of May 0 and 7 generally In the
Northwest. Dakota rejiorted eleven de
crees of frost- and Wisconsin had Ice an
Inch, thljki Snow fell in Kansas,
melted soon after touching the ground
tho military for their conduct on tbe occas
Tnn Catholic prelates recently In st-Mon
at 'Dalltmore resolved upon erecting a uni
versity at Washington, D. C.
The Crlttnden trial at Taylorvllle, Ky.,
resulted In a hung Jury, ten fcr acquittal
and two for Imprisonment.
The grand stand, reporters' stand and
judges' stand cf the Prospect Park fair
grounds, New York, tero burned recently ;
The Chicago Unlrrriit was sold by tbo
United States Marshal under a mortgage
held by tho Union Mutual LIto Insurauco
Company of Maine. Tbe only bid was
$275,000, made by tho Insurance company.
It total claloi was about $.110,000.
The Mite of Viscount Parker drowned
herself recently In tho Hed Sea.
ANOTl'ir.n fracas occurred between Or
angemen and Catholics In Conception Itay,
Newfoundland. Some of the combatants
were severely wouudod. Knives and other
deadly weapons wero froely used.
At Six Mile Ferry, on tlio Monongabela
HIver, a skill upset recently, throwing
seven ersons Into tbe water. A man, a
w omau and a boy w ero drowned. Tho rest
escaped by clinging to tbo overturned IhuiL
William Willis was drowned recently
by the capsizing of a yacht oft Itlackwell's
The clearing houso returns for week
ended May 0 showed a decrease of .19.7
comparod with tho corresoudIug week of
last year. In New York the decrease was
37.0; in Kansas City tbo Increase was TX.3;
hx Pittsburgh tho decrease was (&0.
A boy named Hibbanl, aged sixteen,
swallowed alnxde dollar at Milwaukee recently-
Uis condition was reported uneasy.
Tub strike of ths Paris tailors failed, the
strikers bung In want ot funds.
The laying of tbe new Havana cable has
General MinuLETOX bad an engage
ment with Kiel's adherents at llatourhe's
Crossing on the 0th. The rebels were
sholled out ot tbe bouses nnd other places
whero they sought refuge. Fighting lasted
all day. The Canadians were reported get
ting warmed up to tbe work. A prisoner
rescued by scouts stated that Itlel had 400
men and was short of ammunition.
The Newfoundland sealer Young Prince
camo in collision with an Iceberg In the
(lull ot St. Lawrence April 19. She sank
almost Immediately. The crow of thirty
two men lived on tbo Ice floo for nineteen
days, when tbey wero rescued by a French
The London Ifmet thinks Canada has a
long nnd bloody war before her In the
liUilsiwisseaslon, buMtrsshnhad since de
nied that Colonel Allknuioff had ordered (lis
Turcomans under his command tornaka an
attack. .The, report that Colonel Allkhanoff
had mdie such an order wfcs msda to F.ng
land by Captain Yates and his .party, wha
belonged to Sit Pelef Lnmsilen's Boundary
Commlslon. and who ware JnTfnJdeh dur
ing the battle, hut It lias been ascertained
since that neither Captain Yates nor any of
his psrty were aware of any other founda
tion for that report than that of a rumor.
Continuing, Mr. Gladstone saldt That I-otd
Dufferln hsd arranged with Abdurrahman
Khan, the Ameer of Afghanistan, the basis
upon which the -Itrltlsh Government had so
tar proceeded In the frontier ,fTlr, and if
further communications with the Ameer
upon-, the. subject stioiUdjiecoa
necessary, they would bo made. Ilelng
asked, It. Lord DufTerin, as Viceroy of India,
appnived. of the Government's courso
toward, lunula In the Afghan dispute,
Mr. Gladstone refused to say
whether he did. or iff. The con
ference between Earl Granville arid
Haron de Ktsal, arranged to bo held to-day
at tho.,Fnrclm Office, for the purpose nf
formally opening the dlscusAIon on the de
limitation of the ltusslan-A fghan boundary.
waft postponed, as Daren de Staal Is awaltv
inc a'coniniuntcauon on me suDjccitjAvm
St, Petersburg. Negotiations continue on
the demand ot Kail Grnmlllo that Itussla's
assurances that her troops will not advanca
to Herat shall take the form ot a treaty.
It Is reported that M. De Glers maintains
that the Simula expression ot such Inten
tion Is a sunicent pledge. General Felono
has beon recalled from Tlflls to St. Peters
burg to assist In tho delimitation Inquiry.
M. De Glers iaa Instructed, General Komar
off to prepare n detailed report with chart
ot the advance on Ponjdeh, hs a
basis for reference to an arbitration. M.
Lear, tlin IUislan boundary commissioner,
bad a conference with Esrl Granville )rs
tcrdarvtlth respect to tho dellmlnatlon of
Die Ku4o-Afghan frontier. An arbitrator
has not yet been chosen. The Dally A'cirs
sasitlsable to state that Earl Dufferln
warmly approves the settlement thst hss
been made by England and Kussla, which
will appear from papers'whlchare about to
bo laid on the labia In Parliament Tlio
.Vnrsalsosajs that the prospect of peaco
will not affect the budget. The money will
bo devoted tolbennrk of Increasing ths
navy, and any residue will be applied to
the sinking fund.
Th. Canadian Nnrthwe t rati nf nnstlle
A I'ante In the Kleanar District
WiNxirno, Max., May 8. It was
rumored last tiljrht that General Mlddln
ton's force had a severe battle with tho In
surgents At Uatoehe. Tills caused great ex
citement here. The rumor, however, has
been pronounced entirely baseless. It Is
The Supremo Court of Appeals of
yirglnlo, recently decided an Interesting
cose touching tho Inviolability of fnm
l)y gniYO-ynnU. In 1872, Honjnmln T.
Iicnn, of Michigan, purchased of John
T. Sublctt a farm In Goochland Coun
ty. On the farm wns tho old family
grave-yard, containing about three
quarters of an aero of ground. In
selling the farm no reservation was
made ot this pleco of ground. IScnn
(ore down the walls Inclosing It nud
demolished tho dabs ovor the grave,.
Tbe lection was converted Into a hog
poo. A suit was at once Instituted by
those intoroitod against Bona so give
possession of the tlirco-ouarten of an
ore and five hundred dollars for dam
gteireapHlag lb it Yerdlct sgalnit Bcnn.
TJMl '.tOurs US .njtmta uiutiuvu tau
fwtynetit, and said that while no rafter
TUoa ot the burial ground had been
ms, ft ad Won dedicated for ths uso
f tM ftmUy d all their descendants.
wWt twder tbe cireuwstanc, wti t.
ytsttl resMfTsVlIosi qt Um ground.
The Governor of Eastern Siberia reports
that bands of armed Chinese have crossed
the Hussian frontier and surprised many
Cossack villages. Tbe extent of the depro
dsttnnsvras not stated.
"The Xngto-Otrman International com
mission was reported to have settled the
colonial disputes. New Guinea goes to
. AIPITIO:jAT. lllnPAVCIIW.
The motion Vf censure on the Govern
ment was dofeatod In the Ilrltlsh House ot
Commons by 70 to 200. In the House of
Lords Earl Granville stated that an agree
ment hd been entered Into between En
gland and Hussla, iiorfectly satisfactory to
tioth power. In tho acreemont England
but i would havo cxcluslvo relations with Af
invioiiTllnpa. & Co.. dealers In paper,
failed recently. Their assets aro $00,U00t
liabilities about $SO,000.
CnANK, Jackson & Chan, the leading
book, wall paper nnd fixture firm In Day.
ton, O., havo assigned to Walter A. King.
At Paris, Idaho, three Deputy United
States Marshals, holding warrants of ar-
not known that Mlddtelon has yet moicd 1
f torn his camp south of Gabriel's. Adilcei
from Clark's Crossing say the stcamrr
NorL'icole'was strengthened to-day and her
vulnerable parts rendered bullet-proof. She
will go down stream simultaneously with
the troops and ntUck llltoclie from the
rhcr. JMmonlon ndslccs report the region
north and cast ot here full ot tiostllcs. In
tact, all the Indians west of llattleford are
In war pilnt. The settlers bate, all
(led. John Walkenshaw and Albert 11 ark
ncss, both from Ontario, were kilted by Dig
Dear's band. Their wiles and the wives of
the two missionaries are prisoners and ths
four women are being frightfully mal
treated. Scouts from the northeast say
that Colonel Otter will have a terrible time
ot It. Poundmaker, Little Child and all
the other chiefs are on the warpath. A
number ot half-breeds are directing them.
Major Steele was to hae sent wonl back
when ho reached Edmonton, but nothing
has been beard from him. There Is a per
fect panto in the Eleanor district. Scores
of homesteads havo been burned.- Arecon
noltrrlng Tnrty of seienty men from
Iloullon's cavalry went forward to Del
mnnt'a Crossing yesterday and returned at
8:30 p. m. They proceeded mile past
Duinont's and within three miles of lutc
che. About a mlln this sldo nf Dumont
they started half a dozen rebels, evidently
outiiosls, vilio were In a house, but who
galloped away without finug a shot. All
the iiail-urceds' nouses wete lotina ocsertea
and valuables removed. A steamer from
Swift Current arrived this morning and
brought one hundred and twenty members
of the Midland battalion, a Gatllug gun and
largo quantities ot ammunition and pro
. CHICAGO FIRE.
forty five Million rVt of I.nmher IlomJ
! anil Insnranre,
Cmftxno, III., May o.8hortiy attct
noon yselcntayn spark from a passing loco
motive set fire to the heart nf the great
pine lumber district which lies along both
Ides ot the south branch ot the Chicago
Itlicr.nnd neat the south western City limits.
Hordrrlng upon this Is s wooden built por
tion ot tho city known as Drldgeport and
tho Union Stock Xrds, with Its acrra of
Wooden shedA and nens filled with cattle.
hogs and sheep. A llcrcn Wind Was blow
ing from the wet, and the flames Spread
with great rapidity. The entire firm depart
ment was called out nd began fighting
th (lames, but the twenty or thirty streams
of water which could 1)6 thrown upon them
hd little or no effect as far as sta)lng
lllelr progress was conrernciL The dry
t!ne boards and fthlmclea were plied to great
heights, only narrow , lanes being left be
tween them for Wstfnas to p.is through.
mesa narrow lanes inrnlslieti unusual isen
lljos fdr the progrt-ia or tlio' flames, whllo
tliei broke tho forco of the streams pf water
snd prevented them from
rK.SimtATI.VO TO THE M.AHXO MSR
III the center of the pile. Tho news of trra
firo spread rapidly to the business center nf
Hie city and enisled much alarm lest the
fire should assume proportions approaching
those ot I hi great cnnflagatton bf 1871,
which came from the same direction. Great
brands were carried forward by the wind
setting fire to new piles, and several fire
steamers and the men manning their, had
nsrrOw escapes from destruction. Starting
upon the west of the river ths flames at
up all the lumber between Thirty-fifth and
Thirty-eighth streets, an area of about 40ft
byU.000 feet. ItKt tire to a canal boat
moored at the dock, and It floated
across the rlrer, which Is ISO feet
vvlda at this point, and ret firo, to
the lumber on the cast bank, whloh
covered about an equal area, and this, with
one or1 two planing tr.'lls. was consumed.
Hratidiwrre carried caitward and nut fire to
several smalt frame houses occupied by em
ployes In the lumber district. The fire de
partment, however, made a stand at this
point add shccccdrd lit preventing the
spread of the flames Into tho residence dlv
trlct The fight continued throughout the
afternoon and It was nearly seven o clock
before the conflagration was
imouoiiT i. turn cohtrol,
having practically bunted Itsolf out to the
limits of the Immediate district In which' It
began. A heavy rain during mot of the
afternoon was of material ass'stsnee. The
entire area burned Is 870 by 3,300, feet
The aggregate of the lumber destrojed
ws4"00,000 feet, valued at $700,000. Th
Individual loscs and Insurances as titt as
can he learned are as follows: Chicago
Uimber Company, 23,000,000 feet of lumber
vilued at 8409,000; Insurance, $300,000;
Illglow Dros., 10.000,000 feet of lumber
valued at 17.0O0; Insurant?, S1S.V000;
Adams, HasUiigs & Co., n,000,000 feet of
(umber v allied at 835,000; Insnrance, M0,-
M0; J. W. llencklcy, planing mill; loss.
JJfl.OOO; Insurance Sl'OOO; five cottages,
sggregats loss about Slu.000; Insurauct
DYNAMITE AND DISEASE.
Trlghtfal Uynamtt Hsplnalnn nt Ltianon,
l'. Th riymiwntlt l'U(l.
Lr.liAKorPA.,May 8. A frightful pre
inaturo explosion ot djnamlto took place
yesterday at the middle hill ot the Corwell
Iron ore bank, several miles from this place,
by which six men were badly torn and
mangled, and It Is feared that at least three
can not snrvl'o through to-day. The men
wcro engaged In blavtlng out Iron ore and
loading It on cars. A number ot boles had
been drilled and tilled with cartridges. The
men were then told to hurry away, but
before they had gut a sufUdont distance,
Ihedvnanute expicKieu wtiu lemnc lurco,
and (lie mm were hurled down an embank
ment and mangled by the filing rocks,
(lielr lower limbs, arms and bodies were
badly lacerated, ami It was necessary to
.carry them home on stretchers.
tiik cai'sk ok the n.yjiouTii revr.n.
Wil.KEsnAnur, Pa., May 8. A commit
tee of physicians reported this evening that
.hey hsd discovered a satisfactory ex
planation ot the epidemic, and their con
clusion Is In erfcct accord with the accepted
-.clcntlOc theory of the origin ot typhoid
fever. At the head waters Of the mountain
stream supplvlux PI) mouth with water Is a
honse in which typhoid fever has prevailed
for the last three months. The exereta of
he sick were thrown Into a privy forty
feet from tho stream and wer washed Into
the stream by the March rains. The fever
broke out at l'litnotitli about two weeks
after the stream was polluted. Uy this
pollution ot the water supply rmc thousand
persons were polsoued and about eighty
Uvu died with fever, while other deaths are
likely to occur.
ARMY OF THE POTOMAC.
England, and tie status of English nnd 'rest' for clrht tiolveomona Mormons, were
German rjlonlsU w as to be equal under driven out of town by an armed mob, who
wblchover flag thoy might bo residing. threatened to kill any one who endeavored
The Chicago police have arrested six , tcj servo a warrant,
Italians suspected ot the murder of Fillippo Five negroes were killed recently In a
Caruso, whose body was founil recently If) dispute over a game of cards at Papot,
a trunk at the railroad dcot at Pittsburgh, i lorty miles south of Savannah, Oa.
A bxnsation was created Id Ilnffalo, N.
Y., recently by an action brought by Peter
Welter and wife against Adam and Iouls
Weller, their sons. The parents claimed
that their sons presented documents to
them , which tbey signed, not knowing
what tboy were, but which proved to Im
papers transferring ou.cstoto .worth $173,
000 to tbo sons.
THE business failures for week ended May
7 were, for tbe United States, 323 for Can
ada, 23; total, 248 as comparod with 208
the week previous. The failures In tho
Southern and Pocido States were unusually
It was believed that over twenty-one
persons perished In the buildings that fell
In Brooklyn, ft. Y., recently and then took
fire. Many of tbe bodies recorded from
the ruins were mere fragments.
The President recently made the follow
Ingappotutmentsi tleorge Lothrop, Mich
igan, to be Envo Extraordinary and Min
ister Plenipotentiary ot the United' .States
to Russia; Doyd Winchester, of Kentucky,
to be Minister llesldent and Consul-General
of ths United States to Switzerland
J, E. W. Thompson, of New York, to be
Minister llesldent and Couiul-Oencral of
the United States to Uayti.
At a meeting; ot the general fire insur
ance managers at Chicago to consider the
situation crowing out cf the recent Ohio
enactment dissolving; local boards ot agents
in that State, ths opinion was gsneral that
It was Impossible for compaules to con
tinue business In Ohio with profit,
Omi of the Jurors In the recent trial of
Richard Short in Now York has been ar
rested for Cufruptic 4.erjry,
X BttASTftOCS fire broke out, la ttt luwt
her yard aloug tbe river at Chicago oa the
Met-Blag ft the 8ih( cutd by sparas fees
A association to preserve and repair tho
monument to tbe memory of Abraham
Uncolu at Springfield, HI., has been Incor
porated. Among the Incorporators are
Governor Oglesby, cx-Uorernor Palmer
and Senator Culloui.
Gexxhal SiliniDA-i and his wife were
thrown out of their carriage receutly at
Los Angeles, Cal., by the horses taking
fright. Their Injuries amounted to a
Tue business of courts In the District of
Columbia has been brought to a stand still,
tho appropriations for the nsvmint ot
jurors aud witnesses being exhausted.
A Uut;s8EL0 dispatch aaa Henry Stan
ley has been appointed Governor ot the
The President Signed the commissions ot
William U. McConnell, of Fargo, D. T., to
be Associate Justice ot the Supreme Court
of Dakota, and A. I', Bwlnford, of Mlchl
gan, to be Governor of Alaska.
The trial of Uurton and Cunningham, al
leged dynamiters, commeacod at London
on the 11th,
Adiimal Jocett Informed the Navy De
partment that be had gone to Cartagena,
which place was still besieged.
William WnmiiT, nn ex-soldlor, was
arretted for the murderous assault and
robbery on the express train nearUarrods
burg, Ky.( recently. He was a resident of
the neighborhood and bud been a cowboy,
Tub IVlglan steamer Helvetia was
wrecked recently in tbe Quit of St, Law.
rence. The crew was taken oft by the Al
lan liner AcadUa. Ths captain of the Hej
votte was Sekooehaven, the same man
Who commanded the Daniel Btelnmann,
Wh that TsJ was wrecked off JTf
Scotia. It was Scboonhayen's first trip
aeicx (he AtlauMo tide loelu- the' Stob-IUsum.
.QCTAW BOY. EXECUTED. lj
A Barentean-Y ar-Old Hoy Eieeated In
't Chcjctsw Fmhlon lor Murder.
Koirr Smith, Amf., May 7. Mitchell
Anderson, a Choctaw Indian, seventeen
) cars old, wascsterday executed, accord
ing to tho custom of that Nation, for the
murder ot another boy named Winchester,
last summer. Anderson was convicted In
court ot the Marshalatubbcl district, and
was sentenced In February. He shot Win
rheiter while the. latter was rasslnr a lonels
road, then horribly iniitlUled the body and'
secured 915. The condemned youth was
seated upon a blanket In an open place
with a piece of white paper over his heart;
the executioner knelt before him and with
one shot killed him, Anderson denied the
killing uhtll vSlthln the last few 'days.
National Crop Itrport.
1 Wasuixotox, May 9. Tbo May report
ot the Department of Acrlculture relates k
die progress ot Spring plowing and of cot
uu planting and tc the coud.don of vvlutii
;Mln, meadows and pastures. It also re
(orts the prevailing rates of wages ot farm
labor. Spring plo.vlng In preparation for
rplantlng Is ever) where Iste. Last year a
his date It w&a estimated to be two third)
lone. This jear It Is scarcsly six-tenths.
The estimated average ot a series of year
exceeds seven tenths. Ix-s than half ol
his work Is done In the Eastern States )
S'ew Yrk, Ohio and MIchlcan. Tlio mob
were killed In the central belt even worst
.han was supposed. In New York the snow
'protection was ample except In sts, and
'In Michigan no material Injury oe
curred. lint In Ilia Ohio valley and In
Missouri reports of condition are much re
duced. In tho South a slight improveineii
In the prospect has occurred. The averag.
of (he. condition In the principal v. hem
trowing btatee is as follows: New York
S, Michigan 100, Ohio 50. Kentucky 45
Indiana 70, Illinois , Missouri 60. The
average Is 70 Instead of 77 In April, a n
auction of about 7 per cent, reducing tin
Indicated production ot winter wheat t
about 210,000,000 bushels. The condition
of rye Is also lower than reported In April.
jet much belter than wheat. Tho average
is 60. Tho average condition of wlntei
barley is 83. The mowing Undi promise a
nearly average crop of luy, the average
condition being UX Pastures look nearly
as well, with a condition of VO,
The Itinnlon at llalllmore-OentrsI Grant
Aa-alnClms-n Commander The Bine aJd
IlALTUionE, Mn., May 7. The eleven
corps associations taking part In the re
union of the Army ot the Potomac, which
began here yesterday, each had a separate
place of meeting' and spent the morning In
ortnnltlng and electing officers. Each corps
selected a Vice President ot the Society of
the Army of the Potomac, aod many reso
lutions wore passed,, one asking Congress
to take "speedy action in carrying out th
recommendation ot the military committee
looking to the complete vindication of Gen
eral FIi! John Porler, and another asking
that that portion of the civil tfxrvlce law
relating to the preferences to be given to
honorably discharged Union Soldiers n ths
distribution of Federal palronago be strictly
enforced. The business meeting of tho so
ciety was held In Ford's Grand Opera House.
The" stags was set aa a camp, a portrait ol
General Grant being In tho center arch.
Shields bearing coats of arms were placed
around both galleries, and from the pillars
hung gonfalons Inscribed with ths names
of Grant, Hurnslde, Meade, Shcrmkn, Sheri
dan, McCJcllaa and Hooker, ifany dis
tinguished men occupied seat! on the stage.
General Horatio C King, Cones po' -111)
called toh strirnso to onfrjt,
and owing td the deafness of King, General
Hunt, tho senior Vlco President, was com
pelled to do the chairman's duty most ot
the time. General King said th&t he had
been commissioned by General Brant tossy
that he was (rrrally disappointed at not b
lng able to preside over the deliberations ol
the society, but Ills sympathy and hear)
were with tils old comrades. Major Gen
rral 1 1 lint assumed the chair, with thanki
for the cordlrl rec Mon given hhn. Th
reunion of 1850, P -vas decided, would bt
held at San Francisco. General Vandcr
toort stated that the National Encamp
ment or the Grand Army of tbe Hepulllt
would probably be held there next year.snd
that the California Legislature hid
appropriated twenty-five thousand dol
lars for the entertainment of tin
visitors, provided both organi
zations should come at tlio same time.
Cheap railroad fares were promised turn a
eonl'al welcome cuarauteed. Nomination!
for the officers for ths easulng year belns.
In order, General John C. Iloblnson ad
vanced on crutches. He thanked his frlendt
for mentioning bis name for the position at
Commander ot the Army ot the Potomac
bnt said ha would under no circumstances
allow It to be used In opposition to that ol
the Illustrious soldier now holding the posi
tion, and he moved that the Secretary bi
anthorlted to cast one ballot, upon whlcl
should be Inscribed the name ot General U,
S. Grant The various corps assoclallot
seconded General Itoblnon's motion and .
CAnnim ny a utatwtxo -vote,
amidst tne wildest enthusiasm. The olhel
olllccrs were also re-elected. General W.
11. Ill own. ot Washington, suggested that
as the it. E. I,ce camp of Richmond, Va,
was in the Immediate neighborhood it woulc
be both generous and graceful to Inrlti
them to occupy seats on the floor of the
House and mae their acquaintance. Motion
to that effect was made and seconded, when
two or three men Jumped up and vtolcntlj
opposed such proceeding, one ot them say
lng that rebels, no matter how rcjientant
had no Interests In the business ot Unloi
soldiers, and that their presence was an In
sult which could not be endured. Ncarlj
every man In the honse was Instantly on
his feet trying to make hlmyelf heard, and
for a while there was a scene of confusion
which threatened to terminate In personal
encounters. The chairman vainly en
deavored to secure order, and threatened to
call the police. Quiet was finally restored,
and a committee appointed to Invite tin
rx-confederatrs to meet their old opponents
after the business ot the meeting was dis
posed of. A resolution from the Grand
Array ot the Itepublle Veterans' Associa
tion was adopted, asking that the civil ser
vice rules referring to preference that
should be given to persons honorably dis
charged from the army aud nary In the dis
tribution oi oruces
SIIOULU BIS STMCTI.T F-XTOltCltD I
also one asking Congress to appruprlste
sunicletit (units foe ire erection of the
statue to Major General Joseph Hooker.
After the adjournment a committee ap
pointed to Invite It E. Lee Camp to .seats
on the floor came in bringing with, them a
long string ot men in gray suits. They
were greeted with great applause, and In
return filled tho honse with the genuine
rebel jell, Ex-Confederates were scat
tered among tbe blue coats and their offl
,"rs Invited t the stage. Colonel McGln
nls, ot Moutaua, welcomed them, and Com
inuider General Cooke responded. Short
addresses were alo made by Colonel
Charles Marshall, Chief of General Lee's
staff, and Colonel Evans, of Itlchmond. A
reception was held at Ford's Opera House
last night and was a brilliant success. Hun
dreds of ladles w ere present On the stage
wrre many men dlstiugtilshed In military
circle. In the audience was the It. E. Les
Camp ot ex-Confederates. General King,
Secretary ot the society, read the following
telegram from General Grant: "Please
hank ttie members of the society ot ths
Army of the Potomac for their partiality
In selecting mo for a second time as their
President I wish my health promised the
probability of roy being at the next meet
ing. I would regard It as procidentia!
shonld I be able to attend, but 1 accept ths
honor, thougu without hope ot performing
tho duties of the ofllcv Wishing
all the members many happy re
unions, I remain, etc," Major La
trobe welcomed the veleranns In be
half ot the veterans of the city. Vice
President Hurtt returned thanks In the nam
pf tbe society. He said ''We have a
fair, square fight and now we have a fair,
square peace. 1 am here to represent Gen
eral Grant I have said enough and will
try and represent him by being quiet"
Major Dewltt V. Sprague delivered an origi
nal jioem and General CVvlti O. Pratt, ot
S'ew York, delivered tho" oration. Short
Addresses were made by Governor Lloidv
of Maoism!, General 11. W. Slocum, Gen
eral John F. Hartranft, General Horace
Porter and C A, Uowmsn, an ex-Confederate
soldier. The audience were strik
THE NdRTHWEST TROUBLES,
Anelhtr Mat tl-With Midi's lUbrl With M
WiHKirso, May 11. A dispatch from
Bstouche's Crossing, via Clark's Crossing,
ssys the Canadian troops left camp at six
o'clock this mornns, leaving all supplies
snd tents behind. They marclsed seven
miles without seeing or hearing anythtngof
the enemy. The looming was bright and
warm. Suddenly tame the Sound of a
streamer's whistle blowing contlnhously.
As the soldiers drew near they hear.! the
sound of heavy firing on their front n the
direction of the rlrer. The lino of march
was as follows: nonlton's scouts attorn-
panted by a Galling gud, the grenadiers
forming the advanca guard with a battery;
the Ninetieth battallan supporting Ih-m
with tho Winnipeg battery; and the Mid
land battallan In reserve The scouls and
Catling gun tl-cn pushfd rapidly ahead and
toon came upon two houses near the bank
of the tlver which hete Is" hit preclpltohs.
An advanced party of tlio rebels were met
These fired and retired behind house to
wards a hollow.
thk a ATi.ina avx was nnot'oirr to brak
nn them, when they nrt Into a house nesr
ths fhnrcli of St. Laurk'nt, which Was also
fired on by the Calling. Then they ran out
Into the brush. A battery by this time
i came up with a rush and got Into position,
sending several shells after the rebels. The
grenadiers now advanced, marching slowly
The ringa Increasing.
WiLKEsiiAititR. PA., May 8. The su
den rise In temperature )tsterday had s
bad effect on the peoplo In the fever
stricken town of Plymouth. Ninety new
cases are reported this momlnir, A raid
was mailo on the physicians last
ulght who had retired early to get
a little much needed sleep, but toward
midnight they were routed out again
by fresh cases just broken out Dr, McKee,
who hss attended upwards of twenty-two
hundred cases In the last four weeks, had
lven up, as he Is completely worn out
evcrsl other plijslclans are In tbe same
state, A fifty dollar contribution was re
ceived from Philadelphia.
Ttia True lawardnrss.
Toutno, May 7. The Toledo Board ol
Trade have sent two gentlemen ssdelcgatei
to New York, complaining that Iho Wa
bash, St Louis A Paclfla Is being operated
hi a manunr'detrlinental to the Interests ot
the City of Toledo by the diversion ot
traftlo from the main line of the Wabash,
notch runs from Logansport to Toledo.
They clsln that through freight Is dlvertee:
to the leased Hue of the Wabash frwa
Peru, lud.. to Detroit, and that (he dim
sloe Is mad by ttw receivers to stake Use
leased lino ram its interest ebarfes, ba
salts th, friends ol the receivers held Use
securities of Use leaad Hii
The Trial of Clavsrlua,
iliciisinxn, Va., May 0. When the tilsl
ot T. J. Ct'uverltis, charged with the mur
der of Lillian Madison, was resumed to
day, Judge Atkins ordered the discharge of
It W. I.ark and A. 8, Goode, Jurors ob
jected to by the prosecution on the ground
that Lark said that be would not convict a
man on circumstantial evidence, and be
cause Goodn, previous to being summoned,
had bet that Cluverliu would be acquitted.
William Itclnhermevr another Juror, was
released upon his statement that he suffered
from vertigo. Two hundred talesmen were
(lieu examined and thrxe qualified Juror
rete obtained, making the number, twelve.
Intn action and deploved Into line, continu
ing to advance In skirmishing order till the
church was reached, when a priest came out
of a house waving a while flag. General
MlddlctnA and staff advanced and shook
hands when, three other priests andflvr Sis
ters of Charity came out, A number of
halt-breed children- were also Inside In
charge of the Sisters, Father Moutln, In
formed the General that the steamer ar
rlrcd at a point a little above Datonche
at 8:30 a.m. Tho rebels Immediately com
menced firing on her from both banks.
Shortly after she stnicli or) a mud bank,
but swniic clesr again snd lust before the
Canadians arrived passed the crossing, lie
sl-nald that the rebels had six killed snd
twelve wounded at Fish Creek. The troops
lust got a glimpse nf me steamer as sue
r;uicd dow n the rTv'cr. Sbe mutt have had
a hard fire. Her smoke stack was down.
The grenadiers advanced skirmishing
through the bush on the right ot tho trail,
the Galling being pushed forward down
the declivity toward JJatouche, now plainly
visible In the valley below. Here tho bat
tery unllmbered nn top ot the rldgs sending
shells Into them and while doing ao It was
almost surprised by a number of rebels who
crept up through the bush, not being dlv
covered until dui twenty yarus niaiani.
They made a rush for tho guns, firing snd
yelling aa they ran. Captain Howard wha
operated the Catling gun saw the danger,
ran the gun a couple of yards In front oi
the battery ard opening fire
I.IT7RAI.I.T MOWED THE ItKBKLH nOWTT.
The remaining turned and ran from the
gun. Reaching tho shelter At the bush,
they opened fire again. Howard's escape
from injury was something marvelous. Bul
lets were flying all around him, but he gal
lantly maintained his position. The rrbelt
unable to withstand the terrible fire, retired
tq pits constructed In a ravine running from
the river. The Canadian line was then
formed as follows: rorty-nrst and tit
trrnth companies of thhMldland. with the
Wlnnepeg battery supported byE and C
companies of the Nineteenth In the center
mil extending across ine rignr, wnere mo
grenadiers were supported on the left by B
i-ompsny of the Nineteenth, on the right
-.enter by D company of the Nineteenth,
and on the extreme right by F. snd A com
panies. A battery occupied the left center.
Afterwards retiring to the right
About eleven o'clock Captain French
with his scouts and part of the
llsmnunted men ot A battery went
lovm In the ravine. Firing then be
ame continuous on the left and center, but
scattered on the right After a gallant but
vain effort to drlvo the rebels from the rifle
pita, French's scouls and tho battery men
THE DENVER STRIKE.
drent M'etlns; nt ths Itlnk Protesting
Aralnst'he (leniences on Strikers.
DKtvr.n, Col,, May ll The Knights of
Labor held a monster meeting at Mammoth
Kink yesterday afternoon. Threo thousand
laboring men were present. Many ladles
were In attendance. Ex-Congressman Bel
ford sddrrsel.the mtetlmr, which was. one
of Indignation af the heavy sentences Im
posed upon Griffith and Gllbrcch, ot Sv
tlda, In sending them to prison for six and
three months respectively. Judge Brlford
ox pressed sympathy for the strikers, and
said he believed In a strike as a tevolutlon
when grievances could be settled In no other
way. He said he hail known Judge Hal-
lett for years, who had sentenced the two
prisoners, and be loved him to lie an honest
man, Lut an honest man could be mistaken.
This declaration was received with great
applause, lie claimed they hsd the right
to meet on Sunday and protest against the
United Stales Government, the receiver ol
the road, and the Fhst National bank ot
Denver. He counseled them to use no
violence. Judge Be lford further said that
be might bo In contempt of court but at
there were a good many ot them, his sue
cesiot in Congress might tie compelled
lo obtain an appropriation from
Congress to erect a United States Peniten
tiary at Denver. Cheers. Several other
speakers addressed the, meeting. The
point was made that none of the oitlelals of
the Denver A Jtlo Grande were sentenced
to Jail for contempt ot court 'when that road
was ordered by Judga Ilallett to transact
business with the Drnrer & New Orleans
Itoad snd refused to obey the mandate ol
the court, but that such a sentence was
reserved for the laboring men. Tin
meeting wss very onlerly, reflecting
credit upon the worklngmrn ot Denver.
Shop men along hn road still hold out, yet
thrrj are reports that the men st Sal Id a are
weakening. Ten strikers will be tried be
fore Jodge Ilallett next Wednesday and It
severe sentences sre Imposed It Is thought
there will he muslo In the air. It was re
ported last night that the road wl)l open
the Denver shops tn-dar with new-men.
PERSOrfAL AND LITMAltfr..,
A son of Charles Dickens W CaK
tain In the Canadian Mountotl Police.
Mnjjjrlo Mitchell wilt writ her
stngo oxpcrlenco for n, Now York mf
zlno. Tho daughter of General flswike,
who has just gone upon tho stage; has
pcrccpllblo and very pretty moustsvohe.
James Oarflold, tho oldest son nf
tho Into L'rcn'dont, is tull, blonde .anil
athletic Harry, hl brother. Is short,
dark nnd wears brown sldo wh'sfcers.
A Hartford newspaper, alter rw
counting Jgnnt us Donnelly's wonderful
lltornry achievement, past end pro--pcctlve,
concludoJt "Wo Are-glad Don-1
nqlly didn't miss bc'ng borrc"
Miss Mafio Van Znndt rtftdff hw
first Appearance on tsVn Jflpgd at (jrotott.
Moss., wjton sho took part la a flower
cac'stA. Slnco then Her path
throngh llfo has bob slrowx wltlt
Five octogenarlansy tho, oldest of
whom wag ninety-four years, died In
Marathon, N. Y recently tnaldo Of cno
week. Threo weeks previous thoy were
all In good health. .nch ono of them.
hoJ lived all his life in that ylcinity. .
As bctwoen Ocrmanr nd lh
United Statw,- "-r relative literary
activl'yur tho two countries Is shown
by tho following figures! In 1887
Amcric.ii. publishers Issued 3,481 books,
tho German, If ,802 In 18S4. tho A.tHf-
can, 4,038, tho German, 15,507.
Mrs. John Maxwell, better known
ns.Miss Uraddgin. tbo noycUst, lives nt
Litchfield House, Hichmcnd, It Is a
historic structure. IJuIlt for tho hrst
Karl of Abergavenny, it ' lator niteeed
into tlio possession of tho llrsfion of
Lltchfiold, nnd. becamo Ills Epslbpal
residence. Aftdrvvard Catalaa1 the
singer, got it nnd gavo notabki recep
tions there. It is a hamUomrt old pai
ned In Sir Christopher WJen's best slylo.
Philip II. of Spuln delighted in at,
cat organ upon which a bear performed.
Tills Instrument was compo'cd '"of
twenty cats, separately confined In nnr-
row cascs, in which thoy could not stir:
their tnlls protruded from tho top nnd
wcro tied to cords attached to the kcy
board of tho orun. According as tho
boar projsed iipon tho keys tho cords
wcro mffcd and the talis were pulled to.
rnako tho cati mow in bass or treble)
tones as required by tho nature of tbe
A printer on tho Krlo fTa") Herald
known as "Father Ontna.' haa In alone
life set. it Is oittmated, typo enongh to
weigh 187,700 jxmnds, or niaetr-four
tons, which this old man baa lifted piece
by pleco in tho specified time. In set
ting tvpo tho average dbtanco tho hand
travels is a foot nnd a half or tliere
nbouts. Consequently b's hand has
traveled ol6.000.000 fett, or a matter
of 97,727 mile?, or within a fuw hundred
feet of being four timo the circumference
of tho earth.
Of Richard Grant Whlta It is said,
that "wh'lo literature was his pro
fesdon. muslo was his solace snd
delight, and he was far prouder of hU
jtnowicuf ur viunus uiaii ui i"? ivj'u-
tatlon as a Shakespearean scholar."
Of this violin connoisscurshlp wonder
ful storici are told, and there seems no
doubt that ho possessed a rare and
poeullar faculty of discrimination In re
gard to these "instruments. His own
instrument wa$ tho 'cello, upon whloh
ho play oil in it quartet that met at hU
house weekly. Chicago Inter Ocean.
Sulo'd front tUsaue.
Kkw TortK. Slay P. The Kor. J. B.
Dally, formerly pastor of the Trinity Meth
odist Episcopal Church In York street, Jer
sey City, who lett the ministry, confessing
he had been Improperly Intimate with Mrs.
Stewart, a servant In his house, has com
mitted suicide. After he lett Jersey City
he went to New Orlesiw to stud)' nwilclne.
He applied himself too closely, atwi that to
gether with bis domestic troubles; under
misted Ms hearth. Us deeMs however, ts
Ke to St, LottnVto oen m eMosv, and en
April T he boarded a . WIseMppl HI vet
lAhnHA Pfa sa.tr Aaaaf nl bVa VslAfsjl 4V, St sWd
Mwuksand threw hlimettlaiOtk. rlrefa.
r.nd nf Iha Cattle PeaiMoek.
SrmNortr.i.n. III., May 7. Governot
Oglesby to-day sent a dispatch to a numfier
ot Western shippers ot cattle muntng
several veterinarians In Missouri who.
having been recommended by Mr. Paul
Paimln, State Veterinarian ot Missouri,
havo been declared qualified to acl as
Inspectors ot cattle passing through
or coming from Missouri Into Illinois, Tbo
Curtlficate of any other Inspector recom
mended by Die Missouri Stats Veterinarian
will also be rscogulted. but the certificate
of no other persons will be accepted. ThU
apparently ends the deadlock between Mis
souri and Illluols authorities.
"Oh ma," said a child of five. "I
nm so glad there was a. lloodl" "Why,
child?" exclaimed mamma. "Because,
If there hadn't beenvny Ssydlsuuuldn't
baro had a Noah's uik."
A new song is called "Tho Coming
Step." Tho curalng step In probably
that of the old man, and It you are a.
prudent y oung man make your exit yi
tho window and over the garden walL
Hartford Sumlag Journal.
"Ah. my littlo man, good morn
In?," pleasantly rcrmrked an old
contlcman as he stopped and patted si
Howes street little boy oa tho hed.
"havo you any brothers and sisters f"
"Yes, sin got four, but I'm the only
ono that 'mounts to anything," replied
the urchin. Urooklyn Time.
A wo-iian recently entered a. stera
In Connecticut, and sat down lu front
of nn iron safo to warm her feet. Alter
slttlnir some twenty or thirty minutes.
sho remarked thus: "I novor did llko
them kind of stoves. Thoy don t thiow
out scarcely any heat, those gas-burn
ors don't" N. I. Independent.
First IWoii girls Going to vocal
nractlco this morning, Minerva?"
S'coul lloiton girlt "No, my dear
Calliope, I hare a bad cold and am
quits howac." Hrst ihvtton girl: "Ah! -been
exposing yourself to the wqathor?"
Second H stpn girls " cs. I went
out yesterday and forgot to put on my
spectacles?" lioston Courier.
Hailroad Intelligence. Whoa
Major Converse, was laying out the lino
ot the Sunset Itotite to San Antonio, ho
ono day took obscrrnt ous with his In
sthimont noar tho cabin of an old negro
oa Cibslo Creek. "Boss, am do rail
road gwintcr eomo neab my house?"
"it will go right through 'it? replied
Converse, "lilt will? Why boss, lilt '
nln t pwintJT be safo for aa ole woman
nnd do chlldvou in da house of do koars
runs smack fru hlL" Textu tiltings,
Mr. Bashful J My daughter Is mak
ing surprising progress ai an 'amateur
artl-t Sho recently painted a land
scape which was so real that the bel
lowing ot cattle could bo heard d!.
tlnctly. Mr. Haihful Pretty good; but
my darter sal kin beat that. Mr.
Wilt Continue to l'Tky .
roirrtjixp, Ort May T McKse
Itaqkln, who with hU company l
playing here, was Interviewed regard
ing a dispatch announcing the decree,
ot the New York Snrpeme Court
enjoining hltu from playing ''Old ',"
and allowing plaintiff, Joaquin Miller, cer
tain damages. Mr. Kankln aMM Out MIV
tr has no lnttt wssssr u th yter.
Me wrote but saf psvrt ot Use pier whlesi
subsequently wfs cut t bostlly wbsst MuV
ter bjeesuae uttrasvsssuaUe ba his deisssjislt toi
morasneney, Mattkht thinks tture atast bs
a mistake about tbe dUtsatch, WMstssvkssl
it he would eontlnplsgr "," Saekia
jeplled VM hTrouki,
A Vlr of Kufflans.
Oswroo, N. Y., May 11. Karly Satnr
day night two masked men entered the
house of F. S. Thrall, In this city, during
the absence ot Mr. and Mm. Thrall at
church. A daughter, aged fourteen years,
bad Just put a younger sister to bed and Mat
at the piano playing, when the two men ap
peared in tne room; one or tnein wtui a
drawn knife, seized her, and under penalty
ot death, commanded silence, but said she
would not be harmed If she made no out
cry. He theq eut off her hair and cut her
clothljir, saying bo wanted to be revenged
on her father. Tbey took soma articles of
sllverwaro and left the house without do
ing the child further harm.
A llaagervu "Kid."
CuiCAOO, May U, Eddie Bernards, sje4
fourteen ) ears, met Tress y Sessland, aged
twelve, on Union street, about ea o'eleek
yesterday, and. quickly drawlmt it tevelw,
ha ared enee at her, th bullet grsilasj her
MtUwltktVklasT asu-lejexy, Kslatts
Uvea tursiesl Use ploM est bluis-vlf sM. Inss)
tstres) slapta. Osss btslhst ssstorvd hfi toll
Ida. Bus was taken boase where Ike
wound wee fcund, not to be tJssMtratM,
Tostnar Barnard v was sieetl r ssvmsSsatvsl
wlthtbe rtttl girl. Urt svlMht lu ml ttutt i
tut hast bseense Jesdous bsw aitd seal re-
snlved so sill hor siul wsaaeir, use fews
SlHt m) l V.f U nMIr i '
. - tZl. ' '"--
Wfes r-t4 j
What has your daughtef been develojr
insas an. embnoaio artist? Mr. H
I dun't know oa she ties bis) dole that,
but sho painted a picture of a grsMMt
CQvvcumber so natural tlwtlt jrA the
hull family tho chkrt morbtis. "
"Mary Had Little Lsunb" tat
Mario iMMSOSS one small muttoai,
Her. hair wss.htaak like aisow.
.ind all over thM Marie p onsessassesl
t Those shwp follow ber sjsee,
The Maria a diminutive UwMtta kast, .
fco wbttoassnow waabeerur.
Aad evervwkere wkltker Mais a wsJsrisw
Identical lawMla wm oaysjselasrM
Sh had a rotes) lilw a strvMs a4
whs she SWSJfi a
a 1 averse. olswsusbtlU SjMrre , SssftsV fr
n,wSvstv Usetk ssytsswe ttw wJktr
; TIssm sawan't a drr esru tm the)
a4t. but if the fttmtmum MU'U
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