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PINKERTON (AUGHT THEM.
A1.1. F1 VE OF THEI EXPRESS ROBERS
A Marvelou. Nairiative of Thtir Dietection
Through tl Impatiteic- .r niizidtie'
' itrock in Writi:: th Ite-j in: C mnaiti.
tFrom the d;.he Time.
It is made known through the Pinker
ton detectives tbat they have captured
and fastened the evidence upon five men,
who were concernted in the robbery of
the 'dams Express car on the St. Louis
and San Francisco Railroad'on the niglit
of October 2,. thirty-six miles from St.
Louis. The most important clue was
obtainable through the ".im Cium- I
mings" letters to a St. Louis paper which
were written by Fred Witrock. who,
with a man named Weaver, both engaged
in business in Chicago, were the princi
pals in the affair. A portion of the
$60,000 stolen was recovered from the
five men, from Witrock's wife and from
an innocent stranger, who had in good
faith undertaken to hold $4,300 for
Witrock. The detectives refuse to say
whether Express Messenger Frothing
ham was concerned in the crime.
HOW IT WAS DONE.
To-night the Pinkerton detective
officials revealed the facts of t? arrest
of five men for the robbery of the
Adams Express car of R60,000 on the St.
Lonis and San Francisco Railroad on the
night of October 25. The men under
arrest are Frederick Witrock, who is the
author of the "Jim Cummings" letters,
and is claimed to be the man who per
petrated the robbery; W. W. Haight, an
ex-employee of Express Company, who
is supposed to have aided in planning
the robbery from his knowledge of the
railroad "ran;" Thomas Weaver, a
Chicago laundryman, who was with
Witrock before and after the robbery:
Edward Kinney, a brother-in-law of
Witrock uoon whose body was found a
considersble portion of the express
money, and Oscar Cook, who hid Wit
rock after the robbery, and divided the
money and mailed the "Jim Cummings"
letters. The detectives have turned up
about $15,000 and estimate that from
:940,000 to $45,00 is still unaccounted for.
The detectives hit on no clue to the
robbers until the --Jim Cummings" let
ter was addressed to the St. Louis Globe
Democrat, and upon this they detected
the criminals. First they started to find
all the people who had left the service
of the Express Company during the
vear and found W. W. Haight, who had
been discharged for theft and who had
been a messenger between St. Louis and
Tinita, Indian Territory, the same run
upon which was amployed Frothingham,
thc messenger in charge of the phuider
ed car. Haight worked in Chicago for
Witrock, who kept a coal yard, but left
the city on October 27, saying that he
was going to Florida. He had been very
poor, but suddenly exhibited plenty of
The next step was the discovery that
Witrock and Veaver left this city on
October 12, well armed and equipped
for hunting, which they said was their
object in Arkansas, whither they were
going. Weaver returned to Chicago
October 2-2, and after the robbery oc
curred the Commings letter to the Globe
Democrat was received and stated that
he had gone to apoiniton the Missouri
river, opposite Labadie and floated
down in a skiff. At St. Charles the de
tectives found that the two men answer
ing the description of Witrock and
Weaver had bought a skiff on October
14, but had gone up the river.
USING THE MI1CROscOPE.
From this point the search reverted to
the bundle which "Jim Cummings" said
in his letter he had left at the Union
Depot, St. Louis, and in it were discov
ered some - printed ballads, on one of
which was the address 2108 Chestnut
street, butso faint as to b~ only dis5
cernible under the microscope. This
wras a boarding house in St. Louis kept
by Mrs. Berry, who remembered that
xr - resembling Witrock and Weaver
had cc ne to her house on October 18,
and Weaver left on October 22, saying
he was gcing to Kansas City, Witrock
ostensibly following him on the evening
of October 25i.
In the rooms the two men had x~u
pied were found two stamps correspond
ing to the labels on two valises shipped
to St. Louis from St. Charles, which
proved to be the baggage of the men
who had procured thu skiff at St.
Charles. Then a watch was set over
Witrock and Weaver's places in Chicago,
and five weeks ago a daughter and son
of Mrs. Berry camueto Chicago identitied
Weaver as one of the men who had
roomed at their house. Oscar Cook, a
close friend of Witrock, was found to
have gone to Kansas City, where he
lived at the house of a woman named
Cox, but frequently left the city, his ab
sence being invariably followed by the
appearance of one of the "Jim Cumn
mings" letters. A detective ingratiated
himself with Cook and accompanied him
to gambling houses in the guise of a
friend, Cook always having plenty of
money. The lookout for Witrock was
kept up in Chicago without avail until
last Tuesday night, when another
"shadow,"' whom the detectives did not
know, and a large man looking like
Witroek entered Witroek's residence,
No. 10 Lincoln street. Kinney was run
ning the coal yard for him, and having
gone to Quiney a detective managed to
see there a telegram to Kinney announc
ing the return of Witrock to Chicago,
and signed by the latter's wife, Rose.
FniaxC MANx .rs) MoNEY.
When Kinney returned to Chicago he
and Weaver were seen to cautiously en
ter the Witrock House, the blinds of
which were constantly drawn, although
lights could be seen inside. On Friday
morning the mysterious shadow camne
out of tihe Witrock House, as did also
Kinney, and, after making a careful sur
vey, Witcock appeared. 'The men went
south on Lincoln street, showing evident
alarm all the while,'and entered a liquor
store kept by an 1taliain on Mad:son
street near Lincoln. Robert A. Pinker
ton and two operatives shadowed the
place until Kinney went out when they
entered and arrested Witrock after a
sharp strumggle. The latter attempted to
draw a revolv'r, two of which were
found ot. his person. He protested
against the indignity, but he was seaich
ed and $110J tken from a red pocket
book found on his perso.n. The shado-.'
was searched and 84,50i was found on
his person. The shadow turned out to
be a young man named Gecorge W.
Buarnhbam, whom Witrock had met in
Savannah, Ga. He expaiined that he
had come North with 'Witroea and hadi
shadowed the latter's house, as \a itrock
had explained that he had dhot a man in
Chicago in a row and wanted to escapeC
arrest. He was afterwards released,
when he had explained tv the satisfac
.tan of the detectives that he had nio
knowledge of or connection with the
U'N'!T1tBUTING THE IODOLF.
When Kinney reappeared he was
searched and $1,000 in loose money was
found on his person, while in a belt
tround his waist was found $4,000 addi
tional. These men were ironed and taken
to the Pinkerton Agency in a close car
riage. A search of the Witrock house
resulted in finding a skirt on Mrs. Wit
rock into which 81,900 was sewed ii -50
notes. A bunch of money, $450 in all,
was also found on her person, together
with 4 carat diamond. Weaver was ar
rested in the coal vard about the same
time. and in the basement of his house
wars found $3,000 in some fruit jars.
The arrest of Cook and Haight was then
ordered by telegraph.
Clt ap Labur in the Wett I udicA.
Nw th 'at cheap lab11- iS attracting gen
r:d attention, and givaig rise to created
di-cussion, the following, from one whlt)
hais Just returned from the West lnd1ie .
will'be read with interest, no doubt:
Th e negToesY work on the saIlt-pan,. mei
and N\oinen alike, for 35 cents a day and
botar tienmselves. As to the wonien. the
emploversay they wouid rather have theni
than the nen heause tht-y work steatujr
Spend il lesS time rolling 01igaettes and smok
in.. themi. By salt-pans you will inder
itrnd that I iearn those areas on which salt
watcr i- let in to the extent of nine inches
in depthi and from which three inclies of
ptreialt is obtained simply by solar evap
oration. Do not think that hreeause these
ha rers obtain so low a rate of wages that
theN live poorly. On the contrary, they
liv- etetti Illa the average of our laborers
dtv hee the reason of this is hat fruit of
t ..Limii is very veap iand tish i- aluost
i.The phmirair-banin:mia is 'used
aboutthe same as we utilize potatoes here.
thev are cut in thin slices and tired, and
bo.ed with mecat of ditTerent kinds: also
e a w in alist tunlintited abundnihme.
ie lot of the work is done very early in
the morning and late in the afternoon and
evening. In 't rniddle of the day the
hihorers take their siesta. :nd no matter
liw , 'lot the day Uay be. they .lee sound
Iv which is done as mitch becatse of cus
tttn and practice as in tcsequence of the
requireents of nature: and when night
ce andc :tlabor of the dav is over, instead!
of reting themiselves they. as a g-eneral
hing. go to frolickin.2, such aLs dancing.
v ing and having a good tine generallv.
It is but se,:ioi that you see a drunken
perstn on ano of the islands, although rum
Is very eie:tp: so ehietip that :lno.t every
::- has it ou hurand at all timeA. Tho-t
who ;ret drunk are mosi tie crew% of
Amecricani and l-.nlish vessels. The crews
of :h1re vessels of oilier nationalities general
lv behave themselves better, when ashore.
than these do, as regarrds the ise and abme
The state Unierrirv.
Tlt first iecting of tie ord of Tru
tes of the State University, under the
clrnges effected by tIhe election of new
memrbers at the lite scssioni of the .egisa
ture. was iel1 inl the Library of the Col
eie :it week. The following members
were present: Governor fRichardsol, As
sociate Jistices aleGowan and Mclver. D.
P. Dunean, President of the State Agrictil
tural Society. Colonel A. C. Iaskell. Gen
errl James F. lzar. General .ohn Bratton.
11-n. W. C. Goker and Dr. Robert Henry.
The vacancies in the Executive Commit
tee were tilled by the election of Governor
Richardson and Judge 1laskell. in place of
Colonel 3!e3hister and the latc Colonel
Rion. The Coamittee consists of the
ncwlvy-lected meubers. the .Judes of the
Supreme Court. and President 'lcBrvde as
Ch airman e.r ofe'v.
Th'ie follotwing namied members were
elected ars the Executtive Conmmittee of
Calin University: General J. F. Irlar.
Chairman: Judge C. II. Sirmonton. Hon.
W. C. Coker, Hon. G. Lamb Bunist and
Dr. Robet Henry.
Colonel A. C. Ilaskell was elected a
member of the Library Commrittec of the
Stmih Catrolina College. in place o1 Colonel
F. W. Me3Iaster.
Tfbc recormmendation of President Me
Bryde, that the "sub-collegiate" depart
ment be abolished after the close of the
current session, was adopted.
It was ref.-rred to the Executive Coam
rirtee to frame proper rules and regula
ii.ns for the admission of beneficiaries, in
obedie~nce to the Act passed1 at the recent
session of the General Assembly. The
committee will report at the next meeting
of the Board, in MIay next.
While Th re is Life There Is H ope.
Many of the diseases of this season
of the'vear carn be averted by a small
amrount of care and at little cost, by
te timely use of EwBANK's TOriz
It cures Diarrhea, Dysentery, Chol
eran Norbus and like complaints. No
tareler should be withmout a bottle, as
it will prevent any disease that would
tno doubt arise from the change ot
u a.ter, food and climate, without its
use. The most valuable medicine ini
tre world, contains all the best and
nost curative properties of all other
Tonics, Bittersi, etc., etc., being the
gretest Blood Purifier, Liver Rtegula
for' and Life and Hecalth-Rlestoring
Agent in existence. For Malaria,
Fever anid Agne, Chills anid Fever,
Dypepsia, Indigestion, Sick Hiead
che, Ner-vous Headache, Chromec
lhcrnatismr, etc., etc., it is tr'uly a
ierculean Remedy. It gives new life
and vigor to tihe aged. For ladies mt
deicate health, weak and sickly chii
dreri, nursing mothrers. See circulars
wrapped with bottle.
CH A LFESTON, S. C., Sept. 1, 1885.
H. B. EwAx Esq., President of
Tie Topaz Cinchona Cordial Co.,
Spartanburg, S. C.: Dear Sir-I have
ued a case of your Topaz Cordial in
my family, arnd as a Tonic and Appe
tizer .I carr cheerfully recommend i: to
ll who are suffering from Debility
and lack of apipetite. My chiidren,
e-pecially, have been much beaelitted
by its use. Respectfully,
Ask your druggist for EWBANK's
ToA.Z CINCHONA COR1WIAL and take
T1 tnE TOPA z CINCHONA CoR DIAL Co.,
* Spartarnburg, S. C., U. S. A.
A nother G eorgia \1 Onder.
Thre is a gcrentlema in this city who can1
outdio all tire feats perforamed by Bishopt.
:ne mind-reader. le tliers to tak~e any
t r thiree men in A:latta :md lt themr
-ji-- ar ril whatever in any way or
\ina persmurs with w homi ihe is :accurstomcd
iu a wrte ainy mname they may think of.
d will inove to anty pairt of the roomt anld
& t\ nurticle they mnar think of. in this
ca.- is bidfobd1ed. 'As he hasr never
re le his powers miuch withl straugers.
hnals it hriud to control thirnr minds, aind
min Ihe becomes aceustomied to them he
witi ake a few failurres, but with half ar
das ceration he aigrees to do anythting
r'uired. le can tn hidden articles with:
peract grainger ini a few miniutes. arnd cn
b-h:ema tt dit likew-ise in ai few minutes.
Thi~e Annaerican \ apor Stove Company
leadi other manufacturers in the matter
of a stove that combines all the elements
of excellence. Read the advertisement
The total visible suppiy mi caIIn for tr
world ;, : l22 i1b:!vs
S.me Of the Philadelphia brwr have
yiehled to th rike- s
The hlul1deph ia E I ', : ha, ben
converted itoL a pe1 '::lir
An odicolored mo:: ii rozn to
death in (Camden. N. .J.. iM* Thur--y.
.Austriazn Jews are iig expelled by the
wholesale froi a and Wo-:-a
The D~ailpJmu: yw f30ie
Ali . has suopende pu1icati.
(,-al minerst ui: eaver z F: . Pa.,
have struck for l :tiv:nce m wa11 .
The inda law i einl 1-en- t
forced in Ne renand i- ;pprt-ved byv
The mC i n T r
p::r! that 2000persons aire utu,
T e ii- nonuatioin of I hiin::ahUa. .\Iex..1
sail: to Nh eripe f,-:r rl tlin.: l are C
wa !nor for a leadr.
plo.:ed by Wm,1. Kraft. Uf Newark. N. J..
A disiastt"rous 1ire has occurred on W lod
stro t . Lowndon. afleeting the property 25
tiris. The damagre i- enornous.
Gen. E. P. Alexander ish
wienning his gt fr tie control ioi the
eorliL Central itailroad.
Twelve persons vere killed on Sinlay.
in n railroad collision near Sau Antonio.
Gen. H lusedi will lie nominated lbv the
New York Rtepiublicaus for !tpeaker of the
11 oise. No oppoSItion.
C hurchill has pr(iod-l to re du e thi.-Ie
atrmyi estimates *1. M.0i a~ it:nd the civil
zer-Vice: estimiates -:300.0;0.
A memorial h1,been ent o' CC Orre'S flr
aiJ to a WorId's Fair for coilired peoiple. to
be held at Brminnghamn n1ext fall.
Gen. Win. Lour-v vas buril in New
York on SnldaLy. The funer:: took plae
in Grace Church.
The Pr-sident is rep I)e to b (inbtter
hic.lth than beCfo ire the New '-Year. He
lie!d the utsu:d recptixon hist %aturday.
TheL. counltl try aro'ml Arcadia .ni 1a
vle. La.. is 'covered with f'iLr inche of
( holera is st ill raning- in Aret_-ciniie In
fcderation. Tiree hintetid and ify1 wo
ilurglirs got in!o the af4 of tile South
we-t postal tatiol. ChJicaL. .uIrlwlLy night
InA stole $11.84L.
Tihe races at New OrleaLns VesterdaV
wIre post pIledI till TiLriIday . u ccounlt
of tiv cohl weather. The vLtries w in stand.
Three men were kilikd lt Pewaukee.
\*is., last night bya pais;sengevr train whici
str::ck a sleitrih load if ice laborers.
The Adamis Express r-1bber-iS. Fred1 WV;
rt--k. W. W. Haight :ii Th1mnas Weaver.
w-re taken to the penitenitiiry ysterday.
The Miinlesot a Republicals herv nio mi
n:cd ex (overnior Cuslman C. Davis for
United Str.:e. Senator. This inLisures his
Thomas C. 31ani;;. !If LoiiLma, has
ben i nomitltC4ed liv the President to bte
3Minister to Mexico.
The failure of E. Ducan Snitlin. if New
York. an advertisiag agent. is ninunced
Liabilities amount to about $10io,00.
The Alabama Ilsurance Copany inl
th-- Citizens' Insurance 'Company., at Mo
bile. Ala.. have made a eneral assigmnent.
Joseph Mauri, the Brooklyn drugrgit. anwd
his family. who were SUIppoLIsed to hIave
been uois-oned, have hemorrhagic smaIltlpox.
The hippopotamts at the Zoohogical Gar
d-ns, at Paris. killed one of is kee- y
terday, in what se-med to be a tit of inaan
A tre in JLncaster on the 5thd destroyerl
th~e drug store of Crawford & Uruner~c.
Total loss on stock and bu-ilding'~- is -:50:
mostly covered by insurance
A Pennsylvania Comipany. has just be
gun to work the gobIl mnen ini~I Chrlotte
county. Va. It is said the yield of gold ore
is very satisfactory.
The Democratic membhers of the Legiisla
tare of Missouri in caucus at .Jetfferson City
nomitnatedc Cockreli for re-election to the
United States Senate.
An old French womn of I )cnaldsonvL ille.
La.. wias murdered for her maoner on New
'hiar's day. The muirdcret has not yet
been ar restedl.
Great fears are etertained at Ro~ckaway.
L.. [., for the safety of 1iveu unknown ment
who are out in open boats, hemmed in by
ie.' in the middle oIf Jamaica Bayv.
Latest advices from 3Mandtulay state that
thle British army of occupation are within
two miles of the great ruby mines of fur
The Doloures lAnd antd Cattle Company,
oif Austin, Tex., has failed, with liabilities
exceeding .$500,00J0. Assets estimtateud at
The Britishi ste~uner IDragomnan from S::
vanLnabL. December N2. for Liverp.ol. cot
Iihiid with and san1k alL unknoIwn vessel ot'i
B3ir-dser. Fourteen peson~s were drownted.
The R~ev. Wadho Me.5sarI5. wvhose' trial
oni tIhe ebar~e of felonious ass:mit was in
pr gress at Philadlelphia hLst week. has5 been
at- uitted by the jury.
Thie publiec<h-bt statemen~lt. to lie iseuedt
to day. will probably show a redtl!ion inl
the dlebt during the p:st mothtt of a1 little
The carpenters of Chicago w ill lie thel
ne-xt oIf thle buildingt traIdes to ma~ke ,: de
termnied attempLIt to obtano th~e eight hour
Th~e expreCs robb ers yesterdlay luLedC
guilty andt were at once SenttenLcd. Wit
rock tand I [aight seven yearS. andi W~eaver
tivt years inL the penitentiary.
We athLerby. Stevensrl & Co~.. dry pird
mLerhanlt, If Cincinnat:, vesti:ba mtadeL
:mn assignm~tent. Liabilities $155,00i0: ass
The bu~siness5 portiont of thte townV of1
Saekett's HaIrbor. N. Y ., wasL burned 310n
dayv. Loss, $50.000l~: practicallyV noL in
Witroek. Weaver and Haight. the Fri-co
express tain robbers. wvilil protbably pleii~
guilty to-day and gio to the phenitenniaLry for
An explosionI oft gas occured SundayL\ in
the Camnbridgre barrai-ks, It PortsmouthI.
Englanid. killing four men outright :al.
buried 11 others ill tihe debris.
At tile Republicant legislative eautcus' at
Aug-ustal. Maine. EugenLe IIlle was- Lunan
mLouLslyi reILtno xie for Unit:-d States
At. a meetingu (f thle le-at tibcc dLader~l
ini Ne sy ork te nix was Ibrand;-d as a wa
measu re anid as a frutit ful s->urrne of oi iL
AIexand~r ' co. thel manli who auenii tLd
to as'sasi'-.. th~e Primne 3inister ait Iah:o
r-st. Septembher i' Int.-. wast-te
20I years pe-nal servitde.
Thriee Lancal-er firmts ulnit a;i :l- atl
order laist Fridlay. to start tic :new teaL
Six thousund mlenL andil boy are thowr.
ouit oLf emtplormemt hv the stie of iLe
dock handsl, at Pert -JoitCsou andI ELi'be
resign is- place in the- (ctn. - L
ta's said to be st ringly aver'l ti Ihel
woeitui life If WXashintn.
IA sle-d, conLtainling- 20 o1 i:aeih
id If a rdea tutd . tnwn
the boy- headlforemohiIt it te '-rea.
Tlwoi were killed and onet bait-LU injure.
IAt the signal theie yesterdayv tt was 'tated
lint I ..ie -trnoon-et cos or ih, mt'.
;Ippi River, with the exception of the New
England States, is covered with snow.
The port of Baltimore is virtually closed
on account of the ice, which is reported
nive iniches thick, and in mnany places
packed to a thickne-s of more than one
Tie eletion for county otlicers inl Au
-a. Ga., hld on WeLdnesday re.sulte:d in
ii choice of the administration candidites.
h::res of bribery and ether improper
Im:l - are freelv made.
A Iepulihan le zislative caucus of Ponn
svi'mia nomiznated Mathew S. Quay, of
Ih ildelphi.- to succeed Mitchell in the
a nded States Senate. This is equal to an
The Delta Kappa Epsilon is in Session i
WN % hington, in annual convention. 'lTnere
are :'. vhapters in the fraternity, of which
a are represented in the convention by
h:t 10t dielegrtns.
Prof. Josepli Tasso, the celebrated violin
dit I at his home in Covington. Ky.,
veocrrdov, in the 85th year of his age. He
ive the aluthor of that quaint melody.
Laura Varley. of SL. Iouis, was burned
to deatli on Wednesday. She was assautlt
ed by a regro in her room and in trying to
emilpe from him she fell against a red-hot
stove, receiving fatal burns.
The Committee on Rivers and Harbors
has not vet acted on the bill to appropriate
:500,0i for the improvement of Charles
ton harbor. Mr. Willis. the Chairman of
the Committee, says he thinks $150,000
would be a liberal appropriation.
The boiler in a mill at Elwood, Indiana.
exploded recently. killing Engineer Del
Lvst and the miller. Joseph Reid. The
houses were wrecked and the mill scat
Itidinour was indicted recently at Win
chester. Va.. for the murder of Broy. the
ouigi man whose body was found muti
lated and hidden under the leaves in a
A -as explosion occurred at Walker's
carria-e fwctory. corner of Wabash avenue
:0d Ilarrison street, Chicago, and seven
firtmen, in extinguishing the flames, were
Fire it Dartmouth, N. II.. Monday night,
detroyed the Dartmouth Hotel. in which
i: orig:iatcd. and the greater part of the
bsinw sectior of the town. Loss $130.
(Oil. with very little insurance.
The 1hepublic-ai legislative caucus-, a:
C( :on. Nevada, on Tuesday, selected Wrm.
.1. Stewart as nominee for United States
Senator. As the Legislature is Ilepublican,
St-wart's election is assured.
II the North Carolina House of Itepre
st-:atives John L. Webster, the nominee of
- Independent Democrats, was elected
Speaker by a vote of 59 to 57. A Republi
c.m wac elecled chief clerk. The organiza
tion of the Senate is Democratie.
The Iharbor appropriation bill contains
th- following items for South Carolina:
Charl-ston harbor (including Sullivan's
ihmib. $150.Y: Great Pedee river. 10,
06m: Santee river, $11.,1)00: W~aeama.w.
Th- suit of Rev. W. W. Downs :aatiinst
tle Bowdoin Square Baptist Church. of
Boston, 3las., tor arrearages of salaries
diu as; pastor. has been decided in the
pl:iintilfs favor, but the amount of award
is as vet to be determined.
Iepreseatative Farquhar. on the part of
the 'rinters' Union of New York, is con
dueing a tight against the confirmation of
Publie Printer Benedict's appointment.
uipoi the ground that Benedict is not a
Gov. Hill, of New York, in his annual
mlesage to the Legislature, recommended
i.he establsishmenut of -somec permiaren sys
teal for the employment of convict labor
other than the contract systeni or auy plan
whichI is eqjuivaient to it.
The cold wave cxtends from the Lakes
to the valhley of 31exico. At Chicago the
mercury rantged yesterday morning from I
to 15 ienrees below zero. In Watertown.
N. Y.,- the thermometer regristered 40 de
grecs below zero.
W. W. Watkins, agedl 17, emtploycd as a
printer in Cincinnati. was charged with
embezzling some money. He acknowledged
the offense. andl before lhe could be stopped
swalowed pr-ussic acid and (lied instaontly.
HeI bore a good character.
The1 joint convention of the State Legis
lature of Connecticut assembled to elect
State officers, owing to failure of the popu
hr vote to give any candidate a majority.
Thei result of the balleting was the election
of the Republican candidates.
A dynamite cartridge was exploded in
the man-hole of the Larkin street branch
of tile Stutter street cable road at San Fran
cisco. The track was torn up and window
panes in the vicinity shattered. No one
A naItural gas explosion at Youngstown
destroyed the new Andrews block and four
other biuildings Thomas Brannigan, aged
Ie v ears. was cremated, and several others
ae'reported missing. The loss will be over
A special from Chattanooga, Tennessee,
says': A construction train on the Alabama
G reat Southern road was wrecked Tuesday
morning. Engineer ])ewes and Fireman
Fowler were killed. Th~e engine struck ai
cow, left the rails anrd went down ain cm
Wmn. P. Pearson. who ple-aded gtuilty to
embizzing $30.000 of the property of tile
A metrican Baptist Publication Society of
Pil:ihliai tIy whom~ hie wta employedi
av caShiler andl chief book-keeper. was sea
tetcid to the penitentiary for two years
A comm~itteeC on behalf of the laity of
the Protestanlt Fpiscopal Chutrch of the
Philado elphia diocese has presented Bishop
William Bacon Stevens with a certificate (If
deposit (it $7.000)). Trhis was a mark of
their esteeml onl thle occasion (If the Bishops
co:peting the 25th year of his prelacy.
Among the petitionas and memorials pre
sme:td to the Unlitedl States Senate were
gite i ateumer praying for aippropriatioins,
an i mecs asking the dletinlite sum
f $100t, to enable the colored citizens to
:uiete to Liberia. These petitions come
frotn variouts qumarters. OIne is from Lan
aster. S. C.
A te-rritie explosion occurred at a bank
in Youingtowin. Ohio. yesterday imorning.
Wii' 'illim-t. the boo~kkeper, opened the
vault andi ~ .rick a match to light the gas
iet Thei ga which had be-en escaping
-ic siturdayW exploded. blowing ouit tile
-id di fiiront of the- buildig, amnd burtn
ngthe boo~kkeeper seriously.
T he Scoialstic element wais victorious at
the annua! (lection (If IDistrict Assembly
N. '4. Knghts of Labor, of Chicago.
Wednsday night. The conservative ele
met ini the Assembly is regardled a-s sualli
eietly utrong. however, to defeat any ex
It- ptionally~ radical action ulndertaiken by
the new oetlicers.
Col. dJ. H. (heves, a tenmperaince lecturer
ft'omt !imucky. has intituted suit in the
Sntd sesChi-uit ( ourt against the
'ir i f Greenvil!e. Alabama, for $50,000t
doig<e for injuries received to his per
'II. 3vyo Perry recently assaulted and
t ChIeves at the Greenville depot for ali
! ti d 'huoler ous remtairks concerning him
mid by Cheves in spechies during the pro
Lto nuvass in Greenville.
Th bu0"tterline factories of C. A. Riobitn
,an t o. in Pittsburg, Pa., and of the
Pitburg Mieltitng Company. at Alleghany,
dC:i ildown recently oti account of the
taelw rhibhitingt the mlanlufaicture or
.!i iolf ih~lmargariue, being declared cont
tar i-il <>-er 1100 pci-sons are throwni
o femploymient. Tihere arc $60.000)
tmnve-ted 'a the, tWO tactories. What oleo
m argarine the comnpanics have is being
A Ferocious Sparrow Fight.
With the advent of the pugnacious Ea
glish sparrow, which, if it carried a hip
pocket, would most certainly be liible to
early apprehension for carryinie conee L
weapons, more innocelt TImebIer.- of th','
feathered funily took to .he v10 oA.:;d.
having no other fees to face. the-e d In
tive agents of tlI stret-le1in ( ai
menit ight am on themelve with ex '
desperatiol and i fearless iSre.r ,
surroundings. Y~esterday afterinoit. i of
them, for reason, best kno-wn to Ihem
selves. came to an issue. and. s.kin: a
clean place on the sidewalk in ).n st ei.
went at each other in in L fUl i d
way. There were no poulice ii ih to +)
the mill, and soon the two birds were ;lr
rounded by a dense crowd of men. T i
little belligerents clutched :d w il"
and presumably sworr at each o:Lf
choice sparrow talk. n o. ) f the hy nt -
ers tina!ly stoor.d down and, pitkckd':
up. They perched in hi ha nid f :
with unabated fury. Then (. pie ::-m
apart. but they fluttered bak t1o te --
walk and elinehed again. Oce mi .
raised them in his hand, and wvith th:
result. Again lie drew thei ar* '!
again they returned to the icy paven. nt
and a settlement of their dierence. The
crowd became excited and mIle a1 rIs.1 for
the centre. The principal,;, :fm.iiicd !ti
wholesale interference. took flight an -
tied on the telegraph wire aho.;e. Then
they perched and pecked away :t .IAn
other with a ferociouness that wvas Isi
tively barbarie. After some niinutes
took flight, and, followed by his stilt a: ry,
chattering antagonist, disappeared over thet
adjacent roofs in the direction of the spa1r
row roost in Sidney Park.-Couudda e
crd, Jan. 7.
The Penientiary Bonrd.
The Board of Directors of the Sate
Panitentiary met last week, all the me
bers being present.
A number of applications for the hiring
of convicts were received and considlered
The following contracts. alrcady existing,
were renewed: R. S. Pringle. 100 Con
victs: A. J. Twiggs. 100: John C. Seegers.
125: J. C. F. Sims, :10: '. 13. Aughty.::
A. C. Dibert. 100: H. F. 10iton. 10t
All of these contracts outside of the pen
tentiaryare for labor in the phosphate work.,
except in the cases of Messrs. Sims. !e.
gers and Aughtry, who will employ the
convicts on plantations.
Touching the leasing out of convicts for
farm work, the Board passed the following
1:e.'ired. That the finni o~l condiilo of
the institution forbids the Board from
making any further contract< for f::rms.
beyond those with parties alrealy inder
contract, except for the hire of convicts for
The Board discusCl th e..inaesitou of en
tinuing work upon the Coiumb:i Canal.
and reached the conclusion that such con
tinuance would be contrary to ti.e im:iites&
intention of the Legislature, as evidvi.:ee
by the defeat of the Act concerni. Ith'
canal at the recent Session. It was tier:
fore decided that no more work shoul: h.
done, except to save that .ready done.
The matter will be in charge of the o:licer
of the institution, who will utilize *ime of
the surplus labor in this direction.
The Brai e iire or a Sheriff.
A negro man named MIonroe BicI-:. coni
fined in jail on the charge of burglary ani
larceny, atteipted to make his escape last
week. and would hiive succeeded in Uin:
so but for the eourage and presence of 1 ind
exhibited by Mrs. Josiah Doar, who hra
pened to be on the premises at the timte.
Buck quietly awaited his opportunity.
which came when Scipio, the servalnt em
ployed by the Shi'itf, opened the. doo.'r
leading to the cells in order to carry up t i
meals of the prisoners, lie attacked 1-ipio
vigorously amnd succeeded in thirowing hz:m
down. liushing through the lower hiil if
the jail, he ran rapidly down the steps int
the yard and darted toward the front gate.
but was stopped by an imperious commiand
from Mrs. D~oar, who forbade his mnoving
or putting hands on her. She then calied
out to the servants to let loose the dogtS.
when Buck, who had started for the rear
of the enclosure, surrendered uncondition;
ally and begged MIrs. Doar piteously not
set the dogs on him. When Sherilf Dohar,
who had been notinied of the trouble. ar
rived on the scene, Buck had been saifely
contined in jail again. Mrs. D~oar's ad:ni
rable conduct under these trying tircum:
stances is worthy of the highest comnea
dation. There arc few ladies who woah!
have thus braved the fury of an escitping~
jail bird.- Georgetwan Ew/vqircr.
Two Ionitlable Perfumesc.
It is said of two of thme most dielightfully
fragrant flowers that grow upon this coti
nent-the magnolia and the tea olire. hyvim
in two or three ol the Southern State
that their odor has never been simulated in
perfume. Experimenit alter experiment hms
been made, and when it seemed as if sute
cess had been obtained. the next moment.
before the conditions could be Iix'.d audi
determined, it was lost again. There is noi
doubt, however, bumt that som' oine w i Vet
find a method of imtitaring thmeir subltI tal u
exquisite fragrance, which comes and goes
so quickly as only to leave -m imptression of1
fleeting pleasure. The redl 4killf '1 -
perfumer lies in simiulating -such dlie :
odors. Those which are ro'n.;er and
coarser are less aigreeale, and relinedI peo
ple (do not like to employ them. To us~e
perfumery skil!fully is an art. for good
taste forbids that there shall be atbout the
person anything more than a sugeetion of
sonme sweet-smelling blossom, and the titter
andI more intaingible, while yet perceiptible.
the nmore agreeable and artistic it is. The
production of some of the most delighitful
perfumes has been the work of yecars.
Herretary [,amar .Married.
3Iacox, Gi.. .January 5.--SerrtmItry
Lamar was moarried this morning at toi
olock, at the residence of the bride. by
Rev. W. 31. Park of Saindersville. to Mrs.
Williatm S. Ihuh of Tha-on. Thos- presenit
at the marriage were Captain It. E-. Park.
WV. P'. Virgin. C'ol. .J. E. .Jones-.and their
wie dang 4. of the bide.D.t! i
Ptterson ad~ v.ife and MIajor W. 11. l&'s
and wife. At ut0 o'clotk the Secretary and
bride ente-red ie ptarli r with joined h;:mdtl.
The eerinn was~ brief~ andt original. !aet
followed. The tiidett wast dress.edin stf e
gray :-ilk. w:bl ttrn:uu:.ntN -fda
'The Se'.ietary andlt his braie left a 5.'t ti :t
afternoon ti Npenda the evteniior withi
eror Gtordoni and to.-row miormaii:!
ther~ will leave for OJxford. 3Miss.. ttt visit
relal ives of the ~ eretdary, and then go to
Grass and Clover seeds,
Seed Grain hiad Potatoes,
Garderland Flower Seeds,
Vegetable & Flowering Plants.
Prices quoted on application.
Descriptive Catalogue mailed FRI'F.
No. 10 S. FOU)RTE ENT H ST.
'-.r twelvt or fuuten yar.1 Y le
u'en a great :0-:ufL-i e ) r:t >:i i fr-i
;11=11vr 4! I '.
trir f1nn .11;. 1 y ha. 'J :u-d
shoudersbeae altata nus t or
maon. adtt. lw<iea:cm
beCcame 'o( ILioid rpt; v th~at fo~r
t1iree vcar I bslutiv reu to et
lif in - note. ~ ! o 1 eds sai ap-C
iiumat oditi elrio t*j' o crow
v l mi :a ust si u relv
diCIt one Lre e r I test of e.
e -1ti - hsat aisiyn~l
.. n ; n Lr to W. C.
p . ty procud . i I
L. t l. h i d .: CL d 1u I It ,
ani I. ' "-n eiut r t btl a bs
i f se'u.. ca now le Ceen o11
me. :okin lit a~;.~ nMno h-a-1 lbest
well iwnin tidis coun1ty, and for thet
br-cilir oA o 1itorsI who may be imin
;ti:tt-d. I think it my duty to gie the
fact' t the public. and to exti-a my
Imttelt timuks for sio -,aluable a rint
av. I have beenfl well over twelve monthI,
atia no return of tiie dire:se has occurred.
.::: G..Suary, 1 .-We, the
u izne 1, know Mr. Ro'i:ri \\ ard,
and! take pleasure in s.sying that the f:-uis
aUoC st1 i by hii are true, and that
is was one of tiic worst cases of IloorI
Poison v. -ver- knew in our ecunty and
tha- he hast be eured by the- us.,e of D.
1. C.-'ot aic Clod Ban.
.\ .1% taTtws U.. 3erchant.
W. C. Emeraois & C.., SMerchauts.
.T H E rTW-LL, . D.
.-- I HAn.T.
W. B. CA.w'!ILL..
All w'o tle:,ire full information about
tie car.se and cure of Blood Poisons,
SerofuLi and Scroinlous Swellings, Ul
cers. Sorms, Rheumatism. Kidnev Com
plaints, Catarrh, etc., can secure bv mail;
free, a copy of our :32 page Illustrated
Boowk of Wonders, filled with the moat
WW wlerfu an.1 startling proof uver before
BLOOD B AUI C Atlanta, (a.
at this season
Pains in the
Limbs, Rack and
Sitdes. Bad Blood,
--VOLINA CUimUAL CURES RHEUMATISM,
nal Bloo! nt 1iney Trouble. by cleanr.in- the
i.iurad nr:01 itri i a:rities, stren.gtheniig all parts
or the body.
-Vi!UHA C0GiAL CURES SICHEADACHE,
Ne':ro1rn. :>5 ir3 T Lim Th.t. R .n side, by
*.Ji~jl fj CUA C'RES DYSPPSRA,
.,-p . othe
+-V' .1A 3.:.'. C':sS NEiiVOUSNESS,
spam .--. .:- :m weduse, by enliven
~+-Vli iM 00'!A!. CURES OVERWORKED
an. I)i' wn.-nV. Puny --'d sickliy Children.
It iu delighiftl :::.d ~ u:tion as .. general Tonic.
Yolina. .\hnanac and Diary
for 1 i .'. .\ ;0.1:-om.-. coin;ite
I:1 . s - :.* IL M. i li a l.--.*: .nat ura l way.
.. .. :i i nu O;>: o :ce. ; t:age amxp. Addres
VOLNA DRUC & CHEMICAL CO.
_Thpj Besiness EncaWO oL .
As - u- -i- or re~an .,i
Commercia'l18 College Leion y
Higfhest Honou. and Gold Mledal over an o~her Co::eres.
t te Wrsi Eposifloaersyntem of Book-keeping and
new oTea-crsemnpoved. Cot of Fait BaiuceaCourae.
inludting Tuitioa. Statiiviery an! Board about $tt0. Short
an.Type-Writing ant Trelegraphy :,eciaIties. 3uo Ya.
eatin. Fnte Now(Grduatn Guarante.d suce.e. For
c rculars5 address W.RB. iSMITH, Prdot. Lexington,Ey
Potssh 'Victim. Cored by S. S. S.
S. S. S. 'vs.
I h'ae had Nond poson for ten yeare. I
oiceut ut:2 :nina: time, bu:t it d~d mec n<
arod imba .n- cvr we2h suret'. and I conk~
u:-amm mn flv ,.oulder. I :tok s. S $., andi it
c r. i.: ak-n.My f::e .udy and rneci,
ria . My tiret botte hl.-d me ;greatly
Iwou'i nio be witto:.t S. S. S. for several tim
C. E. M1
Tese piml were a .ndcrfuli discovery. 'Jo othe
or re2lsve all :::r ci ofisease. De irrormation
to.aof pills. Tido .,~
aIcut them. and you
will ainys;- be th.ark
ful. On~e pill a dose.
nothing harmful. are
easy to take, and
caue no irnconven
the erelus owerof tesepills, they would a
witon. o -:mai fr ens in staps I
Mo h:ppdy .nee:9 trn.' tmanI of the age for
WouLa:S piro. 1r m1eno~i. 3I s : reme-ty for
wo.MAN oNLY. :uzq or on, SP[-CIAL CLASS of
rier d a13. It is a spveel.. "or Certain diseased
.it: , l ' -& , al , Controls the Men
u:! orga, a to r late lerangementsan-!
: :- 4of :-.-r ,nnth'y s -t- . The pro
rw ." .a fr i -d no w her medical
p ; 1 - i. r yr a *. O :,- o p md
ii ;ffie prse IA S .r. of: a i Cn opysicia
n f . -b . 1 . a t e !or bI o, "Mes
:Ile to *. o;.u:n e ai q .. -
-)ULr '''% i AT I l*' . t' . :.i,*
PIANOS and ORGANS
From the World's Best Makers,
AT FACTORY PRICES.
Easiest Terms of Payment.
Eight Grand Makers, and Over
Three Hundred Styles to
Chickering, Mason & Hamlin,
kathushek, Bent and Arion.
Mason & Hamlin, Orchestral and
Pianos and Organs delivered, freight
paid, to all points South. Fifteen days'
trial, and Freight Paid Both Ways, if
Order, and test the Instruments in
your Own Homes.
COLUMBIA MUsIC HOUSL
Branch of LUDDEN & BATES'
SOUTHERN MUSIC HOUSE.
rnCiZ AND TrMS THE SAME.
N. W. TR.UMP. Manager.
FROn N1qT RnA NK
THIS STOVE HAS BEEN SOLD
since 1877 from Maine to California, and
never fails-to please. The
Soutii is the Place to Use
(Gasoline, 74 degrees, is the fluid used.
All these Stoves are supplied with a
SAFETY TANK, which makes them
safer than coal or wood stoves. We war
rant our goods the best in the market.
.\.J0i'.\N \*\WON 'I'E CO..
GCr~~u ssiL~ Sr., Cr~.EVE >Y,OHIO.
W 0 1\NSTIT T Efor TOUNG; LADIES
.9in the SrM:thi has advantages supe
rirto those .ifreed hele inl every depart
miEnIt-Colleg.iate, Art :ni Musie. Only
experiecedI an~d aeroiplishled teachers.
Thec bandCing' is lighted with gats, warmed
wit' timhet wro iulht-ironI turniaevs, has
hlot andl' *om w:: '' ath, ~, anid lihst-class~
apinta Is al. a !kardin~g School inI
evry r-peet-no 'chool in the South has
l li. :-d::naIL Tuit in everything
(: n:.: ColIat eeurl-e, including
aI n-IE and moernf lnguages, pe
..m.ly..r.nighorhood. P1upils charged
on' Tra ''hi Ltof entrance".
I 1or ta Ilogue, with full particulars, ad
Charlotte, N. C.
I CAUTION. I
Cor. .'~wr s~.o '1 nr.: o:r $"e -i 5
ti: wr <- W :r v Iy. A. j.a ..indci 1
alca a fraud and a cheat. and.L t.y :hkrm
only1 a.' y a te.c.:from ihe article imLa''.
Tr[.i on BlOOd and Skin Disea..e maliled.
fre ' ::- "sy a|| drugir's.
VZF W!T SPECAIFJC CO..
Dravcer 3. AL'.ta.,t. l
~no I 1.-io take'n one har.dred bottles of
good. La-I ammeiE'r my face. neck, body
crce :.-e my arms5 on account of rhten
as. doo- m..::nore good than al' other medi
are pr --::y clear and clear.. arnd my rhen
hen i ie;:n the medicinc. .and I now we::tn
and ta.e me an appietaic~ likc a strong man.
Siswig in Iod.
EniELL, W. zid1 S:,. Ferry. New Ycork.
s ikEe them in the world. Will positively cure
arond each bo::::s uo:th ten times the cost of a
.do more to Tturify the
ic ill health than S5
worth of any other
~remedy yet discov
cred. If people could
be made to realize
: 100 miles to get a box if they could not be had
strated pamphlet free. postpaid. Send fbr it;
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