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Quken Victoria is expected to open
the coming session of Parliament in
Secretary Tracv bas accepted from
the contractors the new cruiser Charles
ton, built at San Francisco.
The application for habeas corpus by
the Cronin suspect, Woodruff, has been
denied by the Illinois Supreme Court.
It is stated in Denver, Col., that a
Kansas City packing house firm will'
8oon erect a duplicate establishment in
Mayor Pond, of San Francisco, has
-vetoed the ordinance imposing a license
of $3,000 a year on athletic clubs where
glove contests are held.
Ax oil well has been struck at Shef
field, Warren County, Pa., yielding COO
"barrels an hour. The market fell from
1.00 to SL05 in consequence.
The Oshkosh (Wis.) Mutual Insur
ance Company has decided to go out of
business because of unfavorable rulings
by the State Insurance Commissioner.
Captain Warren M. IIealy, of New
York, an exhibitor at the Paris Exposi
tion, has received the decoration of the
Legion of Honor from the French Gov
ernment. Emperor William, of Germany, has
offered the municipality 5,000,000 marks
in honor of his grandfather, Emperor
William L, provided it be erected near
the castle in Berlin.
Key. Dr. "Van IIokkelex, a noted re
tired clergyman of the Protestant Epis
copal Church was found dead in bed in
iiis home in Buffalo, X. Y the other
day. lie was seventy-four years old.
Tm: Provincial Legislature at Re
gina, X. W. T., has voted in favor of the
alrolition of dual languages. French
members made strong speeches against
the measure, but were heavily out
voted. The price of window glass has been
put up five per cent, by Pittsburgh man
ufacturers, who have an organization of
their own, and the action has been
agreed to by almost all the firms in the
Tite total coinage of the mints during
October past amounted to $0,018,153, and
of this amount S:,310.5G4 was in silver.
S2.570.'.M; in gold, and 513(5,022 in minor
coins; 3.100.851 standard dollars were
coined during the month.
Secretary Proctor has amended the
regulations governing the promotion of
meritorious non-commissioned officers
in the army so as to compel command
ing officers to be more careful as to the
character of persons recommended.
A letter received from Minister Doug
lass states that 10.000 soldiers are living
in the streets of the Hay tien capital.cook
ing. eating and sleeping there. His pic
ture is not at all glowing as to the pres
ent condition of the people of Hayti.
Apelixa Patti surprised the London
public by appearing at an Albert Hall
-concert in what was taken to be a yel
low wig. It has since been found that
.she had "become weary of being a bru
nette and so dyed her hair a brilliant
Ctrcuit -Jtjdge Jackson.- of Louis
ville, Kentucky, has decided that in
ICentucky oontz playing is not a felony.
The case will he-carried to the court of
appeals. An effort to break up the
yame will be continued. Oontz is
played with dico and has taken the
ylaceof keno, faro anfl the like.
The grand -juryttias returned three ad
ditional indictments in the Chicago
Times case. TJiorcare two indictments
sigainst-J-J. West and Secretary Graham
one for overissuing of stock of the
Times Company .and .one for assisting
-overissuod stoek. There is a separate
indictment against .West for overissuing
Sam Hors-pox. .of "Texas, son of the
rfamous 'General Houston, of that State,
-was in Washington recently. He called
-upon Secretary Blaine to thank him for
tthe manner in -.which he .had treated his
father in his 'book, "Twenty Years in
Congress." The interview was a very
3jileasant one to .both .the Secretary and
Rkfkhhixr to theiconduct.of the citi
sun settlers -during :the recent opening
f rthe Oklahoma Territory General
Croak, in his annual report of the De-
pawHient of nlae .Missouri, savs: "The
orderly settlement .of that district by
citiaens -is witaout:a -parallel, ind the
cehea-jorof officers -and men under the
tryiiigicircumstajcces attending tie dis
charge .f their duties is worthy f the
ILiKKsr Price. aXfcw? "Eooiie;" .recent
ly pardoned by the Governor, -of TO'est
Virginia, fcaving established his inno
cence of burglary after serving rtevo
years, tells a shocking story of the. erne 1
treatment of prisoners. He says thous
who testified to the legislative fiommiv
toe two years ago were made especial
.objects of cruelty. He gives names and
lats of Rome of the charges and dc-
juanis another investigation by the?
JLanv complaints have been made to
the receivers of the Missouri, Kansas &
Texas" by the Texas shippers because of
a delay occasioned in the transportation
of freighi- The large increase in the
husineM ftf the road eince the receivers
took charge of it has resulted in a short
age cf cars, and notwithstanding the
fact that exfva exertions have been
made to supply the demand, they have
been unavailing, and a number of
di'.jnage suits are likely to result
NEWS OP THE WEEK.
Gleaned by Telegraph and MaiL
PERSONAL AND FOUTICAI.
Private Secretary Halford has re
turned to Washington with his health
Ex-King Milax has become betrothed
to a young French woman of Paris.
Johx Lawrexce Maxxixg died re
cently aged seventy-three. He was
Governor of South Carolina in 1852.
The President has appointed John
Field postmaster at Philadelphia, vice
William F. Harrity, removed.
Rev. T. DeWitt Talmage sailed
from New York on the 30th in the City
of Paris for the Holy Land.
Admiral Kimiseely, in command of
the Pacific squadron, is now on his way
from Honolulu to San Francisco on the
Alert. Upon his arrival he will be re
lieved of his command in accordance
with his request.
Chief Mayes favors an immediate
sale of the rights of the Cherokees in
the Strip. The change of front is due
to Secretary Noble's recent letter.
The Pan-Americans visited Kansas
City on the 30th. They were shown the
sights and banqueted. They expressed
themselves as well pleased with every
The Paris Figaro asserts that the
marriage of Miss Gwendoline Caldwell
to Prince Murat is off.
A report comes of the death of three
explorers in the wilds of Alaska. One
of them was A. Ingram, formerly of
Judge DeWolf, of Helena, Mont.,
has sustained the motion of the Demo
crats and issued a peremptory order to
have the canvassing board make re
turns of the tunnel precincts.
Eugexe A. Fiske, of New Mexico,
has been appointed Attorney of the
United States for the district of New
Ax opinion has been given by Assist
ant Attorney-General Shields that there
is no bar to the opening of the Cherokee
President Darrillos telegraphs that
the alleged insurrection in Guatemala
Couxt Kalxoky, Premier of Austro
Hungary, has started for Friedrichsruhe
to visit Prince Bismarck.
The Attorney-General has appointed
E. W. Soper to be Assistant United
States Attorney for the district of Kan
sas. The French Government has sus
pended the payment of fifty-five priests
for preaching political sermons on the
occasion of the recent elections.
Sixce Commissioner Raum took hold
of the Pension Bureau there has been
a rush of applications to the record and
pension division of the War Office for
records in support of pension claims. In
one day Captain Ainsworth received
from the Pension Bureau 1,047 calls and
from the Auditor's office GOO.
The President has formulated the
usual thanksgiving proclamation for
Thursday, November 28.
The revolutionists in Guatemala
taken prisoners were shot. The insur
rection was reported ended.
Charles Bradlaugh, the English
freethinker, who had been ill for some
weeks but had improved took a relapse
on the 1st.
The steamer Kanawaha, from New
port News has arrived at New York
with the crew of the steamer Cleopatra,
twenty-six in number, and the crew of
thirteen of the steamboat Crystal Wave,
which were both sunk in a collision off
the Capes of Delaware.
A carle at Danbury, Conn., used in
transporting heavy granite blocks broke
recently. Two Italian laborers were
instantly killed and six others injured.
Oxe of the large boilers of the Bel
lairc blast furnace at Bellaire, O., ex
ploded recently with terrible force,
cracking two other boilers in the main
battery and wrecking the boiler rootn.
The damage was $200,000.
At Pecos City. Tex., the other morn
ing the bodies of two Chinamen were
found in the ruins of a burned laundry.
Both skulls had been crushed in with a
coupling pin. There was no clew to the
It is the opinion of the State Depart
ment that unless an indictment against
ex-State Treasurer Burke, of Louisiana,
now-in London covers some other crime
than that of embezzlement or misap
propriation of funds, he can- not be
molested, while he remains in Great
The rebellious Polish parishioners at
Plymouth, Pa., attempted to blow up,
with dynamite, a double frame block
house attached to the parish church.
Bishop O'llara was receiving rent from
the property, which angered the roles.
Coal sheds at Chicago belonging to
the Lehigh Valley Company burned re
cently. Loss, 830,000.
The contract for one of the new
cruisers has been secured by Harrison
Loring, of South Boston.
A Chicago paper says that a Canadian
Pacific line of six steel freight and pas
senger steamers will be running be
tween Chicago, Milwaukee and Glad
stone and Owen Sound before the sea
son of 18S0 is lar advanced.
New reached Pineville, Ky., or the
night of tie -21st itfcat Judge Lewis came
up with Howard .and his gang the day
before on Martin's Fork and kiUed six
of Howard's gang iwithout losing a man.
The order of the Secretary of Agri
culture respecting the transportation of
Texas cattle has been revoked.
The reported purchase of the Chicagw
& Alton by the Vandeibilts and alliance
with the Union Pacific has been em
phatically denied in ranous circles.
Two houses in the course of erection
is Passaic, X. J., toppled over the other
day while a number of men were at
work. Seven of them were seriously
Another apprentice boy has died of
typhoid fever at the United States
training station at Newport, IL I. The
training siup New Hampshire is con
sidered very unhealthy.
k loods in Italy were reported increas
ing in violence. Ten bridges and scores
of houses have been swept away and
many lives lost '
The switchmen's strike at Memphis,
Tenn., ended in a failure. 2
The boiler of a steam threshing en
gine exploded .sixteen miles east of
Grafton, Dak. Israel Sheppard, the
owner, was instantly kiUed, Engineer
Crittenden, his fireman and another
man were badly wounded.
A coal train on the Illinois & Indi
ana Southern road was ditched by a
broken rail at Sullivan, Ind. Engineer
William Evans, of St. Louis, was in
stantly killed. An unknown tramp was
Samuel W. Griggsby, sheriff of Dick
son County, Tenn.. was shot and killed
at Nashville by James C. Arledge, a
distiller of Winchester, in a saloon row.
No cause was assigned for the deed. Ar
L. J. Newald, who absconded from
Chippewa Falls, Wis., several months
ago with $100,000, has been located in
Lawrexce P. Dawsox, son of the ex
National Commissioner of -Education,
has heen arrested in Washington on the
charge of having stolen S91 'worth of
postage stamps from the bureau where
he was employed.
At the conclusion of Michael Davitt's
evidence before the Parnell Commission,
Judge Hannen complimented him for
his ability and for the information af
forded the court
The profits of a gang of Pacific coast
opium smugglers are put at 400,000.
The Palace rink at Pittsburgh, Pa.,
burned down the other night during a
ball. The dancers escaped in full dress.
Four persons were slightly injured.
The brutal method of dealing out live
beef for the Indians to barbarously hunt
and shoot is to be abolished.
The public debt statement showed a
decrease during the month of October
The reports of destitution in North
Dakota were said to be greatly exag
gerated, and while there were some iso
lated communities in need of assistance,
the statement that "over a hundred
thousand people were in want" does the
State an injustice.
A serious mutiny occurred on a rail
way train near Vera Cruz, Mexico, re
cently. A number of forced recruits
turned on their officers and after killing
a sergeant escaped. 'One of the mu
tineers got caught under the cars and
was mangled to death. The others were
recaptured, and, it was said, would be
The Indians of the Wind river reser
vation, south of the Yellowstone Na
tional Park, were reported suffering for
want of food.
Busixess failures (Dun's report) for
the seven days ended October 31 num
bered, including Canada, 2(51, compared
with 225 the previous week and 275 the
corresponding week of last year.
Joseph II. Browx, wholesale grocer
ies, Fort Worth, Tex., has failed with
an indebtedness of 200,000.
A torxado passed ten miles west of
Sherman, Tex., on the 31st The path
of the storm was in the direction of but
few buildings. Isaac Whistler, howev
er, was in his barn when it was swept
off and he was killed.
A syndicate was reported forming, in
London to buy the Chicago elevators.
The two women arrested as old Mrs.
Bender and her daughter were, generally
thought to be other persons. They
had no trace of German accent in con
versation while the real Mrs. Bender
was a German woman. The woman Mc
Cann, who caused their arrest, talked
glibly of her "impressions" and dreams
and her detective work.
A wall fell on Templcton & Co.'s
carpet factory, Glasgow, Scotland, on
the 1st. The workroom was filled with
employes, mostly girls, fifty of whom
were killed. "
An unknown man, woman and child
were drowned in the .roadway at Dia
mond Flats, near Scranton, Pa., while
attempting to drive through a hollow
spot that had been overflowed by the
Barney Flynx, a prominent mer
chant of Alliance, O.. was instantly
killed by a train the other day.
The Pan-American delegates visited
.ho Mammoth cave of Kentucky on
Tin: Washington Herald says the
President has determined to appoint
Attorney-General Miller to the vacancy
on the Supremo Bench and transfer
Secretary Tracy to the Attorney-Generalship.
Emperor William reviewed the
Turkish troops at Constantinople on the
By the premature explosion of a blast
in a quarry in Barbour County, W Va.,
recently two men were instantly
killed and one fatally injured.
A heavy shock of earthquake, accom
panied by a low report, was felt at Cairo,
111., on the morning of the 2d.
A further overissue of Louisiana
State bonds has been discovered. The
overissue may exceed 4,000,000.
George W. Holland, judge of the
Fifth Minnesota district was thrown
in a runaway recently at Brainerd and
Polk LAFrsox, ex-member of Con
gress from tie Second Kentucky district,
was sandbagged and garroted in the
streets of Sheffield, Ala., the other
night and robbed of his money. He was
Stanley has been heard from as late
as August 28. He, Emin Bev and 800
followers were well. Wadelai was in
the hands of the Mahdists.
Four persons were fatally injured by
an accident on the Western branch of
the Santa Fe, near San Angelo, Tex.,
on the 3d.
Word has been received of the blow
ing up by dynamite and burning of
Johnson & Burgess' drug store at Emi
nence, in Morgan County, Ind. The
proprietors sold whisky.
Sheriff Reynolds, W. A. Holmes
and Eugene Middleton, while taking
eight Apache Indians and one Mexican
to the Yuma penitentiary on the 2d,
were killed by their prisoners four miles
from Riverside, Ariz.
The State Department has been in
formed that the blockade established
November 8, 18SS, by the German, En
glish and Italian authorities on certain
coasts of Zanzibar was declared to .be at
end from noon October 1 last
KANSAS STATE NEWS-
The other day President F. H. Brown
and Secretary Pritchard, of the United
States Detective and Information
Bureau, of Kansas City, Kan., were ar
rested by a deputy United States mar
shal on the charge of using the United
States mails for fraudulent purposes.
They were taken to Topeka and gave
( bonds for their appearance foa trial.
TnE other morning James R. Varnard,
foreman of the carpenters' crew for the
Missouri Pacific, was found unconscious
at the edge of the water under the
bridge across the Kaw at Kansas City,
Kan. Varnard was taken out of the
water by the railroad men and sent to the
hospital, where he regained conscious
ness and stated that he had fallen from
the bridge. His injuries were quite
In the district court of Shawnee
County the other day a decision was
rendered by Judge Guthrie on the valid
ity oi an ordinance of the city of Tope
ka, requiring all animals designed for
human food, before being killed, to bo
inspected on foot and branded and all
meat to be also inspected and branded
before being offered for sale. The party
charged with violating the oruinanco
claimed that he had purchased his meat
in Kansas City, Mo., and therefore was
not obliged to hav the meat inspected,
but the court held that the ordinance
was valid and that no Federal question
was involved in the case.
Mrs. W. Keach, w fe of the clerk of
the district court a Hayes City, had a
very narrow escapo the other morning.
Her dress caught firo and in a few
morrents she was aim st enveloped in a
bla-. e. She ran to a neighbor's for as
sist1 ncc and the flanes were soon ex
tingi ished, but not until Mrs. Keach
had been badly burnel.
Daniel Evans was stabbed to death
by William McGray a Bala, the other
afternoon. Evans rcn -wed an old quar
rel with McGray and a tacked him with
a slone. McGray dr w a knife and
stabb d Evans twice, causing death in
two hours. Lvans was twenty-two years
old and unmarried.
W. A. Hymes was recently arrestod at
I Lawrence upon a requisition from the
Governor of Minnesota. He was some
months ago in the employ of an in
surance company at St. Paul and is
charged with swindling and forgery.
I The Attorney-General has appointed
E. W. Soper to bo Assistant United
States Attorney for the district of Kan
sas. W. D. Farmer, a Topeka lumber
' dealer, recently made an assignment for
. the benefit of creditors. His liabilities
I were 10.553.93.
Suit has been brought at Leavcn-
' worth by a Pottawatomie chief, repre
sentinghis tribe, for recovery of largo
tracts of land out of which the Indians
claim to have been swindled. As soon
as it was learned that the Indians wero
' to have lands in soveralty, a number of
men, working on the ignorance of the
Pottawatomies, induced them to sell for
10 an acre land worth 300, the Indians
signing the papers under the impression
that they had something to do with the
Thomas Ryan, a track walker on the
Missouri Pacific railroad, was run over
late the other hight by a construction
train at Leavenworth and instantly
Mrs. Catharine Swayno recently
commenced proceedings in the United
States Circuit Court, at Topeka, against
the Consolidated Tank Line Company
for damages to the amount of 100,000.
She claims that her husband was em
ployed by the company at Sterling and
that a shortifge was charged against him
to cover uptime company's own crooked
rules. The result was that he and his
family were driven from the town in
disgrace, that they wero run about
"from post to pillar," and that one of
their children died owing to the perse
cution. A. Ingram, a well known citizen of
Topeka, who left that city six months
ago to explore the wilds of Alaska,
while recently carrying outnis purposo
got lost and starved to death. He was
sixty-three years old.
V. P. Caffrey, the defaulting loan
agent who disappeared some time ago
from Hutchinson, has written a letter
from Texas to his creditors. in which he
acknowledges that he is about 7.500
short, but such a condition of affairs is
not 'due to dishonest intentions but to a
combination of circumstances beyond
his control. Ho says he could easily
have taken 25.000 too".000hadhebeen
so disposed, and as he did not he thinks
the fact ought to reflect to his credit.
He offers, if given immunity from ar
rest and prosecution, to turn over all
his property in trust to his creditors and
go to work again and pay any deficiency
as he may be able to earn the money.
Larry P. Byrne, teller in the First
National Bank of Larned, was arrested i
the otner mgnt on tne cnarge oi emuez
zlement About five months ago a pack
age containing 1,000 was missed from
the bank, and since that time the man
o-omotif. l.nshnl.1 thn Pmtilni-P nmW
surveillance and had detectives working
on the case. Byrne was living quite
high and was suspected, but the matter
was kept quiet until ST0 was missed.
Bvrne resigned, and had taken the train
for Tacoma, Wash., when he w;te arrest- j
ed. He confessed his guilt.
He is only
nineteen years old.
The late Bishop Vail had his life in
sured for S20,000.
La whence has a new military corn-
pany known as tho Robinson Rifles, in ;
honor of ex-Governor Robinson
T. B. Davis, an Atchison carpenter,
was badly injured the other day by fall
ing from a scaffold.
dwakd Gillespie, transfer man for
the Santa Fev and Frisco roads at Burr- j
ton, was struck by a locomotive and al-
most instantly killed while attempting
n rr the track the other nieht. He
was hurled quite a distance and never .
spoke after being struck.
John E. Perkins, night watchman at j
the Rock Island railroad yard at Liberal, I
was stabbed in the stomach and serious-
lv wounded by Levi Walker the other ,
d'av The men quarreled over a mowing
S slj tod an interest
Wreck ef a Passeajrrr Trmla la Tc
Forty Pcrsoas Injured, Several Fatally
Wreck of a Schooner.
Browx wood, Tex. Nov. 4. The south
bound Santa Fe passenger train, con
sisting of five coaches and two baggage
cars, was wrecked yesterday morning,
three miles south of Brownwood. The
two rear chair cars were thrown from
the track and rolled down a fifteen foot
Forty passengers were injured, four
fatally. The wreck was caused by a
broken rail. When the two rear coaches
struck it they left the track. Turning
over and breaking loose from the train
they rolled down the embankment
When Conductor Hough stopped the
train the two coaches were lying bottom
upwards and men. women and children
were screaming for help.
One of the coaches caught fire three
times, but was promptly extingnished.
After the passengers were all rescued
the train backed to Brownwood. whero
two of the wounded were left. The
train then went on to Zephyr, where T.
B. Jones, of Belleville, 111., was left in
a dying condition.
Mrs. Henry Mason, of Austin, and
Alexander George, of Midland, are two
of thoso fatally wounded. A second
woman is fatally injured, but her name
is not known.
The train was packed to its fullest ca
pacity. The following are among tho
W. A. Spaugh, Miss Lula Bell, Mrs.
McGee, Billie Baker, D. Boone, A.
Rouse, Miss Lillie Mills, Miss G. E.
Briggs, Francis Howard, F. F. Dillon,
Ed Cox, Dr. J. B. Taylor, L. Martin and
Most of the above are from Dallas,
San Antonio, Caldwell. Tex., and St.
Louis, Mo. A broken rail is said to
have caused the accident.
WRECK OF A SCHOONER.
Charleston, S. C. Nov. 4. The mate
and four of the crew of the schooner
Jennie Rosalind, Captain Barthos. or
Barton, with lumber from Savannah for
Providence, was brought into Charles
ton yesterday. The Rosalind was
wrecked in the storm of October 25 off
Hatteras shoals. The masts were car
ried away and she sprung a leak.
The steward was killed by
a boom. The captain, his
wife and the mate were swept over
board. The mate caught the taffrail
and lashed himself to it. but the others
were lost. The seamen were all washed
overboard, but caught the rigging and
lashed themselves to it. They were
picked up the second day by tho
schooner Rogers, from Boston. Tho
mate says the storm was of unusual vio
lence. LETTER FROM CLEVELAND.
Democrats Knthushistic Over
From the Kx-I'rcsiilcnt.
Brooklyn, N. Y., Nov. 55. Governor
Hill addressed an audience of 5,000
people in the Academy of Music Friday
night after John P. Adams, chairman of
the local Democratic organization, had
caused the following letter to be read:
John I'. Adams, 1'retiaent:
New York, Oct. .7). Dear Sir: I have re
ceived your invitation tendered on behalf of
the Democrat c organization of Kings County
aud I confess that it is difilcult for me to dc
cline the courtesy or disappoint the wishes of!
. !..-., .,,.! t . i -
SUtU 1WIIU Jlill l tllCUUS. LaU UUlf UUllblt.l(
satisfy myself that I ought by accep:ing your
invitation to depart from .the course which I
have followed in all similar cases. I know how j partment of the factory, crushing it in
ably the speakers who address the meeting will , ,,,- ,. -;io ..n,t , o ,
present the topics which are prominent in the and olr3ln? llft3 ?irls 'iml women cm
canvass and how well the claims of our candi- ployed in the weaving room. It is prob
datcs to public coniidence will be advocated. able that forty of those buried are
The thought which is uppermost in my mind ! dead. The accident happened shortly
leads me to surest that this is a time for the, after the workmen had left the build-
jjcmucruis ui our oiuie iu guaru umisi. iuu
indifference and lack of activity which are apt
to result from the reaction of a recent Presi
dential campaign, and which also too often ex
ist when the grade and character of the ofllces
to be filled are not such as to inspire the great
est party enthusiasm. We should constantly
bear in mind that every election involves Dtm
ocratic principles so important to our party.
and that indifference should not be permitted
to invite defeat when fit and worthy men and
true Democrats are presented as candidates
for public office. j
In the pendine camoaizn. though the cam-'
paign has to do with State policy and State of -
lice-, it can not be denied ihat it is sil.o related
in an important way to fundamental party prin-1
ciple-, and it should be our pleasure .is it is our
duty to give active and earnest support to the
worthy and honest men and the tried and true j
members of the Democratic pirty who are our I
candidates. I hope that your mass meeting
may be the means of arousing that Demo- j
cratic cati ity, watchfutness and enthusiasm
which will insure Democrat c success. Yours
very truly, Gnovza Cleveland.
The President' Official Call For a Hay of
Washington, Nov. 'I. The President J
has issued the following Thanksgiving
A highly favored rccple, mindful of their de
pendence on the bounty of Dnine Providence
should seek fitting occasion to testify gratitude
and ascribe praise to Him who is the author of
their many blessings. It behooves us then to
look back with thankful hearts over the past
year and hle-s God for His infinite mercy in
vouchsafing to our laud enduring peace, to our
people freedom from pestilence and famine, to
our husbandmen abundant harvests, and to them
that deserve a recompense for their toiu Now,
therefore, I, Benjamin Harrison, President of
the United States of America, do earnestly rec
ommend that Thursday, the twenty-eighth day
of this present month of November, be set apart
as a day of national thanksgiving and prayer,
I iind t Vint t Ye rn.T nf ntir rriiit- oateinrf
from the cares and labor of the working day.
shall assemble in their respective places of
worship and give thanks to God, who has pros
pered us on our way and made our path the
paths of peace: beseeching Him to bless the
dir tn nnr Ttwpnt nnd futiirp pnnd mntlntf If
truly one of thanksgiving for each reunited
nome circle as lor xne nation ax. large.
In witness whereof. I have hereunto set my
hand and caused the seal of the United States
to be affixed. Done at the City of Washington,
this first day of November, in the year of our
Lord one thousand eight hundred and eighty -
nin. and ot tfae independence of the United
States the one hundred and fourteenth
"" Hungarian Kiot.
McKef.spoht, Pa., Nov. 4. Late Sat
urdav niirht a riot occurred amoncr a
number of Hungarians, and Chief of Po-
lice Robinson ond Officer McQuade were
probably fatally injured. Robinson was
stabbed in the head and about the arms
and hands, while McQuade received
three ugly wounds in the back and neck.
When the officers appeared the Huns
charged upon them, and but for the
timely arrival of other officers they would
have been murdered. Four rioters were
arrested and, after a desperate fight,
g- IThjtt-J j.
BAD FOR BURKE.
Two Witnesses Positively Identify Him mm
Frank William," Who Kent ed the Carl
Chicago, Nov. 2. In the Cronin triaL
yesterday Mrs. Annie Carlson was.
placed on tho stand. The young woman
began her testimony very timidly. Af
ter a few questions she became so nervous
that her replies were almost inaudible.
It frequently became necessary for the
court stenographer to repeat aloud the
barely uttered sentences which fell from,
her lips. ,
The witness told how, on the 2Sth of
March, while she was at the Carlson's,.
a man came to rent the cottage which
stood near the house. He said his sis
ter was to keep houso for him. and that,
he Jhad some furniture he wanted to
move in at once. He gave his name as
"Mrs. Carlson." said Lawyer Mills,
"do you see that stranger in the court
"Will you point him out to the jury?"
"There he is." the witness said, point
ing directly to Martin Burke.
"Do you mean Martin Burke that
man?" continued Mr. Mills, pointing to
"Yes." replied the witness.
.lonas Carlson, tho owner of the cot
tage, was the next witness. He corrob
orated the testimony of his daughter-in-law
about the stranger coming to rent
the cottage. He told about the stranger
renting the cottage for a month for 12,
and paying tho money down.
Tho witness described tite Carlson
cottage, the furniture and other sur
roundings: told of conversations be
tween parties who ronted tho cottage
and was finally asked if lie saw Frank
Williams, tho man who rented the cot
tage, in the room.
The old gentleman hesitated, glanced
at the jurors, inspecting each closely,
swept his eyes over tho audience, looked
at the reporters, lawyers, then settled
back in his chair with a shake of the
"Step down from the stand and look
The old man left the stand, walked
about among the reporters, attorneys,
for the defense, and finally his gazo
rested on Martin Burke.
He smiled, waved his hand and re
turned to his chair.
"You see the man. do you, who called
himself Frank Williams when he rent
ed the cottage?"
"Where is he?"
"That's him sitting there." pointing
to Martin Burke.
That scaled Martin Burke's doom and.
cold perspiration oozed out all over his
face. Defendants' attorneys took the wit
ness through a vigorous and rattling'
cross-examination as to his eye-sight,
I memory, hearing, events at the cottage,
I but failed to shake him in a single de
KILLED IN A FACTORY.
Fitty Working (Jirls Killed by the Vailing:
f a liaildlnjc :it il:isgow, Scotland.
Glasgow, Nov. 2. A terrible disaster
occurred in this city yesterday. The
gable wall of a building that was being-
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carpet factory, on William street, was
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blown down. An immense mass of de
bris fell on the roof of the weaving do-
ing. There were HO girls at work in
the carpet factory. The majority of
them made their way out safely, but
many had narrow escapes. The build
ing was :00 feet long. There is a rumor
that the foundation of the building was
laid over a disused coal pit. Survivors
of the accident relate that a sudden ex
tinguishing of the lights was the only
warning. All made a rush for thc
exit, which became jammed. There
of the bodies were found
during the search. The tremor result
ing from the fall of the building was
felt for a great distance. Many pathetic
fccenes wero witnessed among the pa
rents and other relatives of the vic
tims. Later Twenty-five bodies have been
recovered. "The search for more bodies
is being vigorously prosecuted. The
latest estimate of loss of life by the fall
I is that fully fifty persons have tieen.
' killed. The loss of property aggregates
j fully '15,000.
RINGING THE CHANGES.
Chief ISclI Tells About the Counterfeit
ers. Washington, Nov. 2. John S. Bell,
chief of the secret service, in his annual
report to the Secretary of the Treasury
of the operation of his bureau for the
fiscal year ended .Tune ."50. lbSS, report
437 arrests for counterfeiting or passing
counterfeit money during the year.
Natives of Italy, ho says, continue to
occupy the forefront of foreign-born
people as counterfeiters. Out of 105
foreigners arrested eighty-six were
Italians. During the year S477.021 of
counterfeit and raised notes were cap
tured, together with scores of plates,
dies and molds. Chief Bell reports tha&
since 1SS1 "flash" notes, or imitations
of money, have been seized to the
amount of S12S,:J0:5,i::0 representative
value. Congress, he says, during its
session increased the scope of the secret
service, but failed to increase the amount
of appropriation commensurate there
with; he. therefore, recommends an in
crease of appropriation from Stf4.000 this
year to 100,000 for the next fiscal year.
A Texas Tornado.
Sherman, Tex.. Nov. 2. A terrific
wind storm raged in the neighborhood
of Kendall Chapel, ten miles west of
this city, Thursday afternoon. A funnel
shaped cloud appeared in the southwest,
and in a few minutes tne cyclone swept
upon the town. A barn belonging to
Isaac Whistler was swept off of the face
of the earth. Isaac Whistler was in
the barn and was blown fifty feet
in the air and carried some distance. Ho
was insensible when picked up and
never recovered. A house belonging to
James Levinsay, another farmer, waa
twisted off its foundation.