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WICHITA, KANSAS, SATURDAY MORNING-, SEPTEMBER 25, 1886.
WHOLE STO. 737.
YOL. V. KO. 111.
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123 and 125
Bargains in Every
(Ml :: ISP ST
Special early opening of Higll Class Ex
clusive Styles in
Silks, Plushes, Dress Cfoods
All Visitors in the City areHinvited to our
establishment whether they intend
to purchase or not.
123 and 125
Corner Douglas av. and Market St.
Blankets, Bed Comforts and
Sheetings, Shirtings, Tickings,
Prints, Cheviots, Sateens, Blankets,
Bed Comforts, Ete. Ete.
Par Below What They
Cost the Men who Made Them
For Hotel Keepers, Boarding-House Keepers,
Restaurant Keepers, Room Keepers,
and others who are now Refurnishing.
Twenty Tons of Above Goods o Sale Ti M
S. W Corne Douglas Ave. and Main St.
Special Telegrams to Bradstreets
Eeport all Branches
In a Healthy and Encouraging
The Ilog Crop of the Country as He-
' ported 10 the Department at
Washington Not Favorable.
Official Action and Kcports Upon the
Cattle Disease at Chicago Cattle
all to Tc Slaughtered
Regardless of Ownership or Expense
and to he Paid for by the State
New York, Sept. 24. Special tele
gram's to Bradstreets' report a continued
lull volume of general business, though
there have been less favorable advices
from several points. While the movement
of staple products from Boston has been
less regular, notablv in dry goods, which,
however, is regarded as natural after the
exceptional activity enjoyed of late.
At St. Louis new business continues to
bo reported but the rate of inciease is less
than previously noted
There is a quieter tone to trade at New
Orleans, where the predicted earthquake
appear to have prevented the appearance
of coiuitrv buyers to some extent.
The retail tiade at Savannah has been
checked since the late disturbance of earth
quake aud there remains of course much
to be done at Charleston before the com
merce of that city reaches its former pro
portions. Owing to late failures on the Pacific
nnt business at San Francisco is more
quiet and somewhat unsettled. At
most other cities the fall vaiues
of commercial transactions already
noted exceed totals at like periods
in immediate prcceediug years, and m
nearly all instances meets the more con
servative of the hopeful anticipations re
ported within two months past.
The increase reported in the east bound
trunk line railway tonnage of last week is
reilected in the augmented totals of railway
earnings. These for forty roads, especially
reported to Bradttreets,for the second week
in September amount to 46,611,800,
against $40,773,730 in 1883. From January
1st to date the total is a gain of over $5,200,
000, or eight per cent.
The bank clearings at thirty cities for the
current week, given today by Bradstreets,
aggregate Ul58,401,llo, against jstxo.ru,
282 hist week, and 701,314,809 in the like
week of '85. Some of the 10 per cent, gain
this week over last is due, of course, to the
widening of the speculative market in Wall
street. As against 1885, the increase in
clearings is 38 per cent.
The Wall street stock market is excited
and a bull feeling prevails, based on the ex
citement of Reading. Frices of nearly all
active stocks show material advance. The
"ranker stocita lonn an wtuiniuu
and the latest advices are unfavorable to
the formation of the Noithwestem pool.
Transactions for the week amount to
3,340,000 shares, against 173,000 shaies
last week, and 839.000 "hare the preceding
Bonds also pai take of the improvement.
Foreign exchange is strong and the leading
domestic money maikets, other than New
Yoik, continue" for the most part some
what easier than last week, though at a
few the current continues toward the con
trary, and the demand tends to exceed the
The principal dry good centers report
no unfavorable feature, notwithstanding a
slight check to distribution at some points.
Stocks of cotton lire light at the interior
and wools are expected to advance iu
price during the next season.
Wool is remaikably strong and prices
are again higher, with movement to man
ufacturers heavy; the belief appears gen
eral that the American clip is short and
Australian is certainly wortli more abroad
than it is here.
There is less satisfaction found in the
tone of the grain markets than elsewhere.
Receipts at the northwest have been very
hcavv. Export demand has been checked
and speculation in favor of lower figures.
Louisville reports a favorable tobacco
tiade with prices favoring sellers.
The announcement of a light estimate of
the beet crop depressed the sugar market
l-8c on this side. The visible supply shows
further shrinkage, it being now 899,695
tons, against 1,009,334 tons at the same date
Stamping Out Pleuro.
Chicago, Sept 24. 3Iessrs Pearson and
McChesney, of the live stock commission
which has 'been investigating pleuro-pneu-monia
in this city for the past three or four
days, had a consultation this forenoon with
officials of the stock yards company. It
was learned that the conclusion readied was
that all beef which passed proper inspec
tion and was pronounced to be not dis
eased, might be sold. The live stock com
mission intimates that it fully expects
within a week quarantine against Chicago
beef will be declared by the states of Iowa
Pearson said in answer to a question as
to what would be done with the cattle:
We intend to have every one of them
slaughtered, and avc will make separate in
spection of the lungs of each of the ani
mals. Those which show signs of
nleuro will bo burned up, but the others
will be sold for beef for whatever is bid for
At the conference between members of
the live stock commission end officials of j
the stock yards company today Mr. Pearson ;
said to the stock representatives that the '
commissioners had decided to kill all the,
cattle now in the Phcrnix and Shurtlcff dis-'
tilleries over 2,000 head and that on .
THv-t mortem examination all diseased cat-
tie would be cremated and all healthy cat-
tfcsold to t he highest bidder.
President Sherman of the stock yards
company replied that million- of dollars
. wni'M lw lot to the tucking interest of
i Chicago if the ie?ori went out thai
j beet from infected distilleries. hethcr
isfvililiv nr tint vas beinir shinned from
i Chicago. Mr. Pearson then informed the
f (rcntlemcn that the state onlv had $40,000
with which to compensate tlie owners oi
hwilfhv r-itjln itn1 thnt if none of the
iio.iltliv lvf w5 utili7tl ibs state 'notild
be at an expense of at least double that
.imnnni l To ilinn cit.rTih.tid to the stock
varus men that thev bnv up all the healthy '
beef and keep the commissioners out of their.
dilemma. He said the commission would
of course exhaust the appropriation already t
in lmiiil. No one decisive answer to the l
propositiou was given.
The commissioners late this afternoon
held a conference with Dr. Salmon, the
United States vetrinarian, Dr. Caswell, tlie
state veterinarian, and the veterinary from
Wisconsin, Michigan and Iowa. I)r. Sal
mon said tiiat he Lad been in telegraphic
communication with United States Com
missioner Colman of the department of ag
riculture, who had authorized a continu
ance of the quarantiue at the expense of
the national government until it should "be
decided what disposition to make of the
carcasses. Dr. Salmon said he was
authorized to double the quarantine force
now existing, which would cost the govern
ment about 880 per day, excepting -100
head of cattle owned by the Fairbanks
Canning cornpam-, of which Nelson Mer
ris is president.
The majority of the 3,000 animals under
quarantine belong to men depending on
their two or three cows for a living.
When the news of the extension of the
quarantine readied them tonight they were
thoroughly aroused. They say the state
will be obliged to destroy all the beef and
as only healthy cattle will be appraised the
quarantine extension is a conspiracy to
spread the disease as far as possible among
the quarantined cattle before the slaughter
COMPLICATIONS WITH CUBA.
Washington, D. C, Sept., 23. Consul
General Williams at llavana in reply to an
inquiry from the secretary of state, con
firms the report that the Madrid govern
ment has sustained the Cuban authorities
in their refusal to carry out the treaty ar
rangement as it is understood in this coun
try makingmutual concessions to American
and Spanish vessels trading between Cuba
and that country. This will probably lead
to correspondence between this government
aud the Spanish authorities to ascertain
what the latter means, aud ultimately to the
annulment of the arrangement, or conclu
sion of a new one.
OLTi: CIIIKF EXECUTIVE.
The president was kept pretty busy to
day receiving visitors aud attending to cur
rent business. Among those who had in
terviews with him during the day were
Secretary Lamar, Acting Secretary Drum,
Acting Attorney General Jenks, First
Assistant Postmaster General Stevenson,
Assistant Secretar- Thompson, Solicitor
McCue, Senators VoorheesandMcPherson,
Lieut-General Sheridan and Commissioner
Coleman. The afternoon reception for
general visitors was attended by about
fifty persons, mostly ladies.
A PAIR OF ArrOINTES.
The president today appointed Douglas
Tiler, of Virginia, to be principal clerk on
private land claims in the general land
office, and Thos. F. Petti? of Missouri, to
be United States consul at Ningho, China.
SPECIAL AGENT'S ItEPORT.
Commissioner Coleman, of the depart
ment of agriculture, who sent Dr. Salmon
of the bureau of animal industry, to Chi
cago to ascertain if the disease that has
broken out there is pleuro-pneimionia, re
ceived by telegram today the following re
port: There is no doubt that the cattle
disease is pleuro-pncumonia. The authori
ties find much difficulty in dealing with
it. Seventy-five thousand dollars worth
of cattle are to be slaughtered and less than
fifty thousand dollars available in the state
appropriation. The department cannot
pay for diseased cattle here because the
state law requires their slaughter without
compensation. I have offered for the de
partment to meet the expenses of the
slaughter, excepting compensation of own
ers for disinfecting, and also to make an in
snw.tinn of suM2ctel districts. Do vou ap
prove oi what I have done' The slate
commissioner is now arranging details of
Commissioner Colman sent the following
reply: Telegram received and .your action
approved. You are also authoried to
take steps deemed necessary and expedient
to still further confirm your diagnosis and
satisfy the mo-t exacting that the diseases
is typical pleuro-pncumonia.
THE HOG CKOP.
Late infoimalion received at the agricul
tural department legardingthe condition of
hogs is that in Illinois aud Indi
ana" cholera prevails generally. In
the former state heavy losses aie
leported in several counties. In Ohio and
Michigau the conditions of the animals is
fair.' "in some parts of Wisconsin farmers
are afraid to keep hogs on account of chol
era, and reports from Iowa are of similar
character in some ca'-es. Cholera, pinkeye
aud measles are reported from Missouri,
and in Nebraska the condition is consider
ably below an average. Kansas and Ken
tucky hogs are generally in good condition.
MEETING OP MEDICAL MEN.
The representatives of medical and sur
gical societies of the United States met at
the army medical museum today and ef
fected a temporary organization. Dr.
Bussey of this city was made chairman aud
Dr. J. Ewing Mcars cecretarj-.
It w:is agreed to form such a congress,
and it was agreed to constitute an execu
tive committee of one representative from
each society of the Union favoring the
project and that this executive committee
should decide the time for meetings in
Washington, and also that at these regular
meetings the principal order of business
should be an address by the president and
then the presentation of original essays for
The Situation at Charleston.
Charleston, S. C, Sept. 2-1 Letters
having been received from all parts of the
country asking whether the period of great
distress in Charleston has not passed, the
statement is authorized that the relief com
mittee through the generosity of their fellow-countrymen
feel themselves in position
to furnish subsistence and temporary shel
ter to all who need it. But at the same
time the committee estimate that the relief
funds at command or in prospect fall short
of the money needed to put in habitable
condition the homes of persons who are
unable to repair their buildings without
Government engineers have inspected
000 buildings out of 7000 in the city and
estimate the damage to those inspected at
i-2,000,000. Their inspection, however,
covers mot of the costliest structures
The committee in assisting the needy houe
houlders to make residences habitable will
deal first with those whose losses are small,
tl.o ohWt lwnio- tn mitn : mnnr roofc ns
possible tight, foundations secure and!
j cliimnevs safe before cold wither come.
: Homes of widows and orphans aad other1
helpless persons will have a paramount
X0 ios of any person owning more than
( one house will be considered at this time,
Thi intmiiinn ii. ?o in tcniin- nil Miimc
, for plastering as not !eing indispensable to
rea-onp.1).' ftf.t- ;mi mnTfnrt
I he subsistence committee have supplied
n..rlt--P Tt-rtr, T-rt..;,-; nm,-;.. J
ti numi f ttr ;:,..-i r.-v?,!- tt-c- t!io
j smallest since the commissary w a- e-tab-,
tiM - nt Ti.a fn i-.c i.iri-oi? trirtimr'
force is being gradually reduced. "
A Broker Broken.
Hrosox, N V., Scot. 24. Elisha Gif-
ford. Jr.. a stork broker of this tin- made
! an assignment to Wm Bostwick. Credit -
ors' preferred claims amount to 449,000.
I Full Iwbilities and assets not vet reported.
mm 1 1 fi
Text of a New Treaty Between
the United States and
Canadian Officials Deny the Ex
istence of Any Such
The Knights Templar Conclave at St.
Louis Ended and the Knights
Dispersed to Their Homes.
The Odd Fellows Grand Lodge at
Boston Complete Its Labors and
Adjourn to Its Next 3Ieeting.
The Annual Encampment of the
State National Guards at Junc
tion City Ended.
Washington, Sept. 25, 1 a. m. Indi
cations for Illinois and Missouri: Local
rains, slightly cooler, generally southerly
For Kansas and Nebraska: Local rains,
followed by fair weather, slight change in
the temperature, variable winds generally
A ew Treaty With Canada.
Chicago, Sept. 24. The Daily News
this morning prints a special from Boston,
giving what purports to be a synopsis of a
treat' said to have been arranged between
Canada and the United Suites.
The first clause of the treaty gives Amer
ican fishermen liberty to take every kind of
fish on the coast, as well as in "the bays,
harbors and creeks of Can-ida and adjacent
islands, without restriction as to distance.
It also gives them the right to land for the
purpose of drying nets and curing fish.
Article 2 gives British fishermen the
same rights and privileges on the western
shores and coasts north of the 34th par
allel. Article 3 admits free of duty into each
country the following articles: Grain,
Hour and breadstuffs of all kinds, fresh,
cured and smoked meats, fish of all kinds,
undried fruits and dried fruits, cotton,
wool, seeds, vegetables, oil of all kinds,
products of fish and poultry, hides, tanned
skins, furs, stone and marble, butter, cheese.
tallow, lard, horns, manure, salt, ore, coal,
pitch, turpentine, ashes, timber and lum
ber of ever" kind, boots, shoes, agricultur
al implements, farming tools, fire wood,
plants, shrub3 trees, colton and woolen
goods, felts, fish oil, rice, broom
corn and bark, manufactured tobacco, rags,
flax, hemp and straw, manufactured dye
stuffs, gypsum, furs, grindstones, china,
earthenware, books, music, compositions,
prints, sculpture, rice, raw cotton.
Article ." gives United States citizens the
right to navigate and use tlie river St. Law
rence and canals in Canada the same as
British subjects; allows British subjects the
same rights on lake Michigan.
Article o extends the scope of other ai ti
des to New Foundland as far as applicable
to the colony of the provincial parliament
and United States pass necessary laws to
carry it into ellect.
Ottawa, Ont., Sept. 24. Inquiries- in
official circles failed to elicit any informa
tion relative to the statement that the Cana
dian government is considering the draft
of a new treaty between England and the
United States. Hon. G. II. Foster, min
ister of marine and fisheries, denies th;
truth of the report.
The Journal this afternoon published an
interview with the minister of fisheries in
which lie says he does not know of any
treaty in 'course of negotiations between
England "and the United States, and that at
any rate none has been submitted to the
New York, Sept. 24. A Gloucester
special to the post say3: The terms of the
reported reciprocity treaty have caused
the utmost indignation among tlie fishing
industry. One of the largest dealers said:
The new treaty means nothing but a re
ciprocity in a fish. If such a trealy should
be ratified the fishing industry of the coun
try would be ruined and transferred to
Canada. All fisherman here say they do
not want to fish inside the three mile limit,
but they do want trading privileges.
From the Resplendent Knights Tem
St. Loris, Mo., Sept. 21. So far as
public business is concerned., the program
for the twenty-third triennial conclave
Knights Templar was finished yesterday,
the closing receptions held last night, the
most notable being that of the Golden Gate
of San Francisco. This morning various
headquarters are being stripped of decora
tions and every departing train is crowded
with departing Knights and visitors.
Thousands have- already gone but other
thousands still remain. These latter spent
the day in viewing the sights of the city
and enjoying steamboat excursions on the
river. Tonight local commandries and
those remaining of the visitors will hold re
ception", a few minur street parades will
be '.riven and the city will lie illuminated.
Tonight every train departing was packed
to its utmost capacity aud sjccial trains
were run in every direction. The only
public event of the evening was the parade
of the Plambau battalion and a few minor
receptions by local commandcries.
K.NCAMPM ENT 11 ts I NES .
The grand encampment was slow in
meeting this morning. At the meeting of
sesioalhe mo-t eminent grand master
made the following appointments:
Sir Knight the Rev. John G Webster,
or.tV: orK very emmeni granu l"ic.
wt- i. f(i lAhn - i--in it ii jii(ri i
very eminent grand standard learcr
-ii JAJiiUlU OVilii i . cu.-v, v -. ,
Sir Knight Nicholas Van Slyw of .
Rhode Wand, very eminent grand suordi
Sir Knight Nicholas i. leiccte,
Indiana, very emir-eat grand warder.
Sir' Knight Edwin F. barren,
Nebraska, very eminent grand captain
: The installation of officers and report of
oenniie ac.ion cic.crrcu
' The report on ritual was tatn up aad
. was still under dtaCtiS:fion a i.-A wj;
recess was tSfCen until oclocC.
The aftcrncwi esaon of the grand
' campinent brought the bunew of that
"body to a close. On rcas.?eablmg after
J dinner the discussion of the ritual wa ro
S suraed. The celebrated Michigan question
was decided, the action of the. state com-
1 raandery leing almost unanimously f us-
j tained. The appointive OJSccrs, who-e sc -
S lection was announced today, were h
tuiiwmi.r -i w w. . , jjj j..rike
- J .r 9rA fn hrihltnfT tflOTIOrt I
ml encampment was posipoaeu. ,.i.i i .
7. .. . :..... : uwuurc WSlSU
iftw report oi me cwiuinuw un )S L. M. MichceLi &
aces anu snpeau v. a- l.-svua-w. m.
stalled, and the matter of time and place
for holding the uext triennial
conclave considered. Washington was
fixed upon as the place and the second
week in October, 13S9, as the time, and
this being the last business before the en
campment a final adjournment was taken.
Of Odd Fellows, in Boston, Closes the
Work of Its Session and
Boston, Mass., Sept. 24. ThesoTcreign
grand lodge of Odd Fellows continued its
session at 9 o'clock this morning, Grand
Sire Garcy in the chair. Jurisdictions called
for new business. The committee on the
state of the order statedjthat it would be in
expedient to establish a home for orphans
of Odd Fellows under the care of the
sovereign grand lodge. Report adopted.
Judiciary committee approved of the de
cision of the grand sire, that lodges under
immediate juficdiction must meet once a
week and this rule holds good in all case
where a different rule has not been present
ed bv a state grand lodge.
ttip- sneeial order lor locating iiic Uui.
quarters of the sovereign grand lodge was
taken up. Past Grand Sire Nicholson
moved that nominations be made and that
an informal ballot be taken to determine
the feeling of the grand lodge on the sub
ject, which was adopted. The nominations
were Columbus, Ohio, Washington, St.
Louis, Philadelphia, Indianapolis, Chicago
Tim various nominations were seconded
by speeches from representatives of the va
rious jurisdictions urgiug their cities. A
ballot was taken and resulted as follows:
Chicago 42, Columbus 35, Washington 17,
St. Louis 16, Indianapolis 9, Philadelphia
C, Baltimore 21.
Representative Ellis of Illinois moved to
continue the ballot and that at each ballot
the lowest nomination be dropped. Tins
was agreed to aud on the sixtli ballot Co
lumbus went to the front v, ith 70, while
Chicago had 72 and Columbus was declared
The following resolution from the com
mittee on appeals w;is adopted.
Resolved, that in all appeals to this grand
lodge it shall le required of the appellant
to send with their papcrs'a certified copy
of the constitution aud by-laws of their
rriiwl hmVwA and of the bv-laws of the sub
ordinate lodge or encampment involved in
Past Grand bire siokcs ouereu a icsum
tion that a committee of three be appointed
to act iu conjunction with the elective
grand officers to settle all matters pertain
ing to the removal of the headquarters of
the sovereign grand lodge and the sale of
property, and that until such matters shall
be settled, the headquarters shall remain m
Baltimore. This was referred to the com
mittee on removal.
The grand lodge then went into secret
session after which it adjourned.
In secret session this afternoon the ritual
for Rebekah degree lodges were adopted
but' no form of floor movements, thnt being
left to each lodge to determine far itself so
long as the ritual was adhered to. The
growing interest in this branch of the order
demanded this action which will be receiv
ed with great satisfaction throughout the
Order of the Eastern Stai
St. Lons, Sept. 21. At the afternoon
session of the general grand chapter of the
Order of the Eastern Star, the reports of
tlie right worthy grand secretary and right
woithy grand treasurer were approved.
They show the total number of chapters in
the country to be Ul, with a total member
shin of 3,'jSO, receipts during the past
three years. $1,329..1; disbursements,
Cincinnati, Pent. 21. Charle
member of the late board of public works.
and Charles T. Biackbui n, its clerk, were
arrested this noon upon a charge of the em
bezzlement of S1,-),(H)0 of the city's fund5.
There are rumors that other arrests are to
be made soon. The charges an billed
upon the discovery made by evpert ac
countants who are examining the books of
the late board
The method of baling is described as
being simple but effective Sciter who was
assistant clerk would make out voifrhcrs
on the comptroller which would be certi
fied to as correct by president Doll of the
board of public works, and Cliuiles Black
burn, clerk of the loard. Blackburn
would present the vouchers to the comp
troller and obtain a warrant on the treas
urer for the money. These vouchi rs are,
many of them, made out in names vhich
are not to le found in the directory Mot
of the bills are for stone, gravel ami haul
ing. All the parties were rcleaed on bail
ranging from .."KK) to $1,"5,Q00.
The Bell Telephone Case
Cincinnati, O., Sept. 21. Argument
in the American Bell Telephone company')
Cac in the United Suites circuit court, ter
minated this morning with the close of
Hon. Joseph E. McDonald's speech for the
company. As the close of argument the
court said that while it had a distinct im
pression of the points involved, it wished
all papers to lc laid Ijefore it in order that a
dehlwrnte review of the whole case could
be made. Decision may, therefore, not 1
reached for .xcvcral weeks. Ex-Solicitor
General Goodc, nt the clo'-e of the case,
asked the court if it would now hear argu
ment upon the demurrer which govern
ment counsel y'a prepared to offer The
court said it would not hear the demurrer
till after the question Lsdispo-ed of, but
would hear it at the December term of
court at Colurnbu.
The K. . G. Encampment Closed.
Junction City, K;m., Sept. 21 Today
was tlie last day of the encampment. The
first, .second and third companies broke
camp at 8 a. m and marched into the city,
and thence to the fair grounds As the
men marched up Washington Mreet. de
scribed many of the scenes during the re
bellion and the stele guard? looked like old
vets. The sham battle took place in the
fair grounds at p m. and was witnessed
, u lboa3anu TGOnie. jn the battalion
i -ti t f t rtM,mon
Mn , n ',' c.,f nr' f,!;i "" :
- ncnl prj; fourth raiment, fotmh
.i Trto ifirvimnmAtit lina IkJKm A rm firt
cess in every particular and the reJasion
i between the guards and the city have lieea
. v "-. " t . T
A .Strike Declared OT.
Nkw Vokk. SepL, 23. Tlie clothing
has come loan end. I he
lxjfcaue AngJst Bro. and
Co. gave empkmnent to
non-union men, awl the tnke Sa tha-e twa
hop? was followed by tlie
union men as tnery naTe eranjoymeai. ior,
i- z 1
at tlie same time refusing todi-ciiargeaoa 1
New Vokk, Sept. 24. Tlie regular dir-
idend of 1 3-4 on the Lackawaoa lias jut
1 been declared by the directors, payable
ten, ?." '"" "" .jw ,:tary Wise, of tlte Wertern Nafias-eo.. 13
.-. k1 Ik. . !. l' . - ft
uKuuwuu.um jhv icuuvm. " state that at a njcdfnff of Uie a-r-lAi. a
the master cutters havfeiaken bar as many lja ftl Vlltihfl w V, lawky, tb j ' '
The State of Siege in Bulgaria
to be Eaised at Once
and all ,
Political Prisoners to be Released
, The Regency will
A Sensation, Produced In London by
the Discovery of a Myster
Moonlifrhtcrs and l'olice Officers
County Kerry, Ireland, Meet
in Deadly Conflict.
Forty-live Ferrous Killed In a Coal
Mine in Austria by the Kxplo-
sion of Fire Damp.
OVER THE Owu,,
London. Sept. 24. A sensation has lecn
produced by the announcement of the dis
coverv of a mysterious tragedy in a com
partment car. " The discovery wjis made
hist evening but was not made public until
today. When the 6 o'clock tram from the
city on the underground railroad arrived at
Qtiecnford's station last evening a news boy
noticed blood dripping from a compart
mentof a first-class carriage, lie raised
an alarm aud Agent Letnan was found
lying on the lloor of the compartment Hi
w:is unconscious and blood was llowinir.
freely from his head. It was found
that" on his forehead v:is a deep
wound four inches in length, this
had evidently been made with an instru
ment sharp" and heavy. The scalp was
not only cut clear through, but the ckidl
was crushed in and the brains were pro
truding. On the man's person were found
a goldwateh and chain and some linger
rings, none of which had leen disturbed,
hut vcrv little money. Tlie man was at
once conveyed to a" hospital He is still
unconscious, and his condition is precarious.
It has been learned that his name is Morit.
A. Fischer, and that he is the head of the
house of 31. A. Fischer & Co., foreign
agents, of No. '. Carter Lane. The police
The French resident agent at Tninataw
has presented to the Malagas government
au ultimatum demanding the withdrawal of
the appendix to tlie treaty of Decemler
17, the nullification of the bank charter
and the concession of unlimited territory
for installation at Diego Suraes bay. The
Hevas have resolved to maintain the unpen
dix and it is reported that the resident i
about to depart for France. Trade iu
Madagascar is much depressed.
Dur.i.iN, Sept 21. The police hist night
i an down and surprised a party, of moon
ligters at Fcale bridge, county lcrr V
fight ensued iu which one moonlighter -v..i.
siioi fieaii anu live uikcii pnunji. i m
alfair caused much excitement through nt
Later paiticulurs of the moonlight m
counter in Couutv Kerry show that thru
constables toward midnight had eniiccult 1
themselves a short di-tnnco from tlie I iaU.
bridge. Not long after the roiiMulk
were hiding they noticed the tnoonlijrhti r
approach. The constables ordered
moonlighter to. ''Unit, iu lUe ju i
flic moonlighter replied to UiussUiiui
v. ith a volley from their rif:t aimed 1 1
direction whence the summon cninc
police filed buck shot at the mowuisr'.
whov.ciein plain iew of the oi
One of the moonlighter foil, lie ua
instantly killed as at firat if 'ported, but . t
badly wounded. The others turned and
lied." The police jx-rsiied them with Urn 'i'
of shooting and succ-mled In overtakm.
and manacling six who u ith the wound' d
man were taken to jail. The jxjlief thin
legan scouring the country for other cif
whom thev have arrested twelve and tak!
them to Llstelow.
jTlie police were .'mailing the comim; .
the moonlighters in expectation of n"
tack on a fanner's house. SuhMqcni!'
man was hot dead while crowing ih
bridge The murderer ocapd.
At a meeting of the Cork cororatiin f
day au address cf wdcoiiio to the lrl
Lieutenant of Ireland was negatived 'flu
seventeen nationalist iwiuImts (omyl.tiiK 1
that tlie Viceroy's firt act wa to e i ti.
arrest of Father Fnhey
Belfast, Sept 21 The government
has decided to greatly Jncrcre fie garrivwi
at Belfast The increased gnrritfon will r
main in town permanently.
Bkiimn, Sept 2-1. A train laden wjti
Gorman soldiers from Slraiburg, after im
ing completed their three jeuirn' wrkice
collided with another near the Berlin depot
today Three of the soldiers vere killed
and twenty wounded. The collision wa
caused by the misplacing of a switch
Lightning today struck nml 't fire to the
Italian bark 3Iiccl, while she was It ing
laden with benzine nt Flume, and fight
men jierfchcd in the llatnex.
ltu !tf aria.
Sofia, Sep!. 21. It Is tatcil that the
Kussian ultimatum, of which Gen. Ka'il
her's U the beaicr. demands the hnm'-dlalc
raising of the .state of "ige io Bulgaria
The liberation of all political rn
onera and the diirere'nt y si
elections for members of tlie nation! a
wjrnblv. However, th'r are no Kign of
.'.inching on the part of the regenc-r "n
the contrary the anii-IiuMian ft-bfir r.
Pa km, Sept. 2-1 Scnor Sorilla, Jnle
of the SpanUh revedutUmfcitf, in an i r
tiew published in tlie Figaro sv lt '-
day's uprising was prematura and d ar
that in the revolt which wm ta jww ti
the proper time, many g&fierat at
Soanhrtj army will upj.art (fee v v
VimofA, Sept. ti, A ifejeteij lr 'i
1 1'-wen anaonncft thai trn vxxika r, I
1 8ff. !-mp rtcmtiii h cf f t. r
i Schnlfce today act! tltst frtT.re -; '.
. , t-sH-ii i AxWeti irtft7d. h..' f
( tiie jnuer tein ia a ttrvmiiota eottdtu
I'rlcc of Xalla Alvancod.
f . .. MnrMi , s.v ;t
Better Than Krer.
Paola. Kan.. Sept. 24.KeU.
i thousand people attoalttithe Mfewi !
agncunurat and nvecaannsu lair vij
The exhiblu acl race vr.-ro jjur to
other year.. The fair ch; tontorrow
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