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)ft i--ff s "(iuii"n .y pronuoiu uiuugn uiui. any slid) title
"' ' ' .Mrnlln II V IllIL'Uli
imllWrn 1 l.ings. 1
'? in average English.
adoni i"L . iipru. tliotiuh tho , count or
ii,n niun; ivj iii..itii . ii mr i
x' KSiivts t mi' " "'
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i it: r.u nvcrnuo J'.
tVPlj Mt lio had
V?UV Mitohof urcftt weuk-
,f&d int0 xVrw,s,l,8
- 'tTjifiVlltlllfF. I1U 111
r.ff, e nndenehoro
ill. III! . ' .. I
would lio such ns to weaken their
friendship niul suppoit, without which
lio could score no successes, which la
hardly complimentary to his asso
ciate,?. His special admirers though
sny tlmt to a man who has so often
played, and loyally loo, in knightly
purls, u baronetcy offers Absolutely
no attractions. They think t
would ojnfor no speciui honor
on him to bo know us "Sir llonry
Irving," but hiitt that possibly ho
might Ijo prevailed on to accept a more
exulted title ns, for instance, that of
muupiis. it ih not at all
RODERICK RANDOM BUTLER
i ,,! fr.f
U"ui.' ...i iiirimmsiv ih nnv
W Tblm out of tho crowd und
K'mms an opinion ns to
"""" "...I ,,,... IlllUUl fl 1111 . urr.i-i.
fl? HIU1 U.V-.v.v- ... "-- ,.,..,
will ever bo given to him execnt on
Oscar "Wildo positively holds a good
house tojicur his lecture on Ills ''For
aonal Impressions of Amerlci." On
our aide of tho Atlantic We have, been
accustomed to believe him n very non
entity over heie, but 1 do not II ml It
so. He is laughed at. because It is quite
mo ining to laugn ut mm, out lor all
Ilia Kecord m iTcuiu-ftioa CotigresMimu
A (iicer Olil Coon niul His
Snucliil Correspondence of tlio 07cttc.
Wnshington, D. C., July 30.Rodc
riek Random Butler Is a candidate for
tho governors oillce in Tennessee. It
will bo remembered thut ho was oncd
in congress and only two votes of
enougn to expel liiiu from tho house
for Helling a Wcfst 1'olnt cadetship to
one Tyler ofNcw York were lacking.
T ler paid Butler It seems $2000 and
bent out his son, u nice young man
with his hair parted In the middle and
(ricked out in Ughts, goosey shirt col
lar, cinue-H natoiiiic period and patent
& ",&, ffirai. rss ST 3W "&
r T;,Ai,nnPM (nolle lie Will unco thev mild llvu hIiUUhuh in inn
.JIi;IlBii.worwUh"Oh! beg sbllltngs and olxnenco for seats ho
j,Vu "---,,.. I, .. .,.,,.,, ,. I ,,,( 1,,,
lf?uu".u"..i:.l. I..I Imimllv
.!-.. I1V1I II I I I IT IL KT1 1 '! 1
Kcttv.miilitota bad singer,
iWWth Sarah .Bernhardt
o fehlatlhe,,KIety" n i-euora,
"f. ,i n.muHl. Sea elii. Lucca
j'beHoflcsser fame at tho Koyul
& (Court Garden; Henry
VU nv AVIldo at the
iiwciirrpd to ine that in the
Sumusemeiits it was anything
ii iini. iwT flaiil before, the
ipcBamltho people generally
jiArniglit Miulnmo llcinhardt
L first appearance mis hoa
U a hou?c tlmt cer-
wtbt to nave grauueu
i? utmost. Tlierowasa regu
iirtiMiiv liersons who had
3)8Mifeits ut the box paid
uifour prices to the ".scalpers"
. Iwns fortunate enough to
jjwljtcat rilil saw her to the
IncUj. She is not Iteaulilul
bimiffi lundsome. Her nlo-
ililtoJovcr America- are niis-
'nricttut t'8t repreH'iitiiig her us
faitiy, when in fact she is
tot bo medium height and
"Ttllciit." us a Texas cownuin
ilajifsnt. I shall not under
wit Into on nnulyltleal ciitl
'JjtT acting-. It was all one
s&f, satisfying even tho most
Hind crlllcn . She anneared
teian Prluccss Ftdoni in
must have realized handsomely in the
iinuiui ui uiiaii. .u mo papers, even
the Times, gave him noticoa, somo of
them not very complimentary, but all
of them "snappy." . One of them ap
peared in the Utobo, and I give it to
you ns a fair fciunple of them. The
"Air. Oscar Wilde, who went out to
teacli America, lias been telling his
mother country what America taught
him in return. It may even yet bo
remembered that Mr. Wildo
was disappointed witli tho Atlantic.
It Is henceforth consolatory to that
unfortunate ocean that another big
tiling in water, the Falls of Niagara,
snureyuie ignominy oi nuving aisan
le gives an
lllirllt III JJllt Cr's little tnwn. T.ivlnrs.
vllle, in Johnson county, swore- Iwwns
a citizen of Tenmweo and rccdlvctl
the necessary perllllcato with the sign
manual of Roderick Itandom. Kor
this little speculation Roderick was
brought to tho bar of the house and
only escaped expulsion by two
votes. Roderick was mightily seared.
But no sooner was ho freed by this
nnitlsan vote than ho became hold as'ii
Hon, nun is now a very uycim hi his
llerce thirs,t for tho lleslipofa and
honors of office.
Not many years ago. and since his
sale of the cadetship, Roderick made a
llttle experiment as Republican cun-
uiuiuu ugimisiimo uiuenwiuers, wuo,
besides enacting the- role of circuit
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( OT.OltAlK). A '. A-tlM
Tlio ChiUyrHAbnHii-.AiioHior l),wjliti;t!e
fccnro lit njtWlMio l.on'iFin niul the
DOTS FROM DALLAS.
THE NARROW GtfAGE AND SANTA
PIlKCAlrt IONS AOAINSY CIIOLKUA.
London, August 3.-Slr Ultnrlcs
Duke, president or tlio local govern
ment tioaid. ill nroaimtlmrlii tlw. Iinnun
of commons yeateidiiy thouoverunient I
bill, providing Tor tho contralizatlon of i
hoa))itaI inaniiireiitnnl. In llmmvinh nt ,
ah outbreak of cholera In London, bald '
mu KViiviiu Jieauii o ; id countrv was
u"ard against the cholera until the ex
nuntlon of fcix weeks, when It Is be
lieved tho danger will liavo passedi
Stoio: dyxamiti; Dnvil.HHY,
'London, August 3. A box of dyna
A XVrcn't on tho,1onB I'ntlllo Jlcuth of
n Stinni;ci.TIio JlnptUt Aiirl
8)tolnl to tlio Oiircltc
Colorado, August ?. in the city nt
oneoeliK'k this nlorniim special east
bound freight engine No. olOJumpcd
the track near tbo depot, doing con
Mdcmblu damage. No one vn killed.
Right; eurtf Were thrown fiotn tho
iroelc ami two carrf Wtro complt'tcly
uwunMiiiii. vjui- ear eomaineo an nut
Open for All ifor Xurllniiil i:nt-
A Climo nmt Cii jvo A JU'kIbiiu
llan 'Tliw 1 tult (3roi.
Kpeclnl to tho (Ssirelti'.
D.iIIum, August.'),-' -A posse of mount
ed fmniew armed with shot guns came
riding Into town to-night escorting u genlleninn and hlsdauidUerriom Call
niim lied with n ropo and riding n loinbi. They wi-ro in w ear loaded
horee in thu midst of his captors. The ' with furniture and thiown tfcino.fdlh-j;
verv at Mfnliiiv, nin, ....!, n..'; , .. . lniMiuer was uirneu over to llio hlierill i taneo from tho tnieit. narrowlv iVcnff
laruo niortnillv tiinmiii ftliUtirnit Si ! "m! "'i'V!.11' .i"11-.. His liuiiiu Is .lo-, Ihk death. ThOglilWuh conRlderubiy'
w " - ' t: . "T"'-C -"" ----- "loltvll IMlllll..... IIj 1..-1.A I..1,. 11... ...1.11 It . i k ' f
Jjomioii rroiu dlaihuw. Unntunl niv- , '" "'"" "'. niiw nuo ino
cation, he said, w,,u.d be necery to Rn Z SWffi ,' : ;,
. iioon and burglarized It of n lot of
property. Fuller came homo ns tho
I t'lUrglnr was tleelng . A posse chased
i the fugitive two miles", but could never
igciasnot at mm. when exhausted
...(. i.i : .. 11..1....1 i- ii". .. '.. i.i.i i .. ...... ..."
iiiuu. wiiii u iiiucu iupo, was uincov- ne uuu tiown on ins imuK and Held un
u..l I.. n 1 ... 11.. J.. ... . .. 4 ... II......II l.fl.i 1 . '
viv.il iii a iiirt iiiii'ii uieiury at I'lipn niiim msuvu uisiue, anu wascapiurou.
judge in Roderick's
Wlkle. However, for this . bilious of Federal
excellent reasonhe had ! Glllcnwutoi-s and Butler
to pass under the Falls in a suit of vol
low oilskin, po ugly thut he would not
have consented to weur it had not a
simllanco&tume received artistic con
secration at the hands of Mudiimo
Surah Bernhardt, On that as-nnance
he submitted; but Niugaia hod no
charm to one who was conscious of
the inartistic degradation of yellow
oilskin. Yet more woi thy of sympa
thy Is ho in the mutter of
district, was ant-
Random) wore Renublienn candidates.
Tlio awful piety of Gillcn waters ancr
outright Bob 'Ingersollsin of Butler
made the contest between llfeso lepre
sentatlve thinkeri singularly unique
and attractive. Great multitudes lis
tened to tiieir violent harangues. But
ler, in bis nice little speech, full of ex
pletives and bilslling with llercest
maledictions, ussei ted unutterable eon
teiuntfora broken-down, box tinkled.
spavined pnrjon, who came sneaking
Griirgsville. The peoplo of Giiggs
vlllo wanted Mr. Wilde to lecture to i in sheon's clothtiiir amoiiL' the wolfish
them; but it was muuifestly impossible ' po'iticiaiis in order to steal 55,OO0 a
Hint any geiitlemnn of high culture vear and the neroulsites of a eoiiLrress-
and line feeling could preach on art to
a place with Such a name. Grlgcsville
reiused point uiuhk to call lucir uny-
i.trij'usviiie. ilcrciii we cun-
; not Help thinidng Mr. Wilde was
i wrong. A town than enn submit to
i call itself Gringsville is obviously in
I such a state of Philistinism that it be
came his bounden duty to constitute
himself a missionary. He should have
plav of (hat namo. wliinh u, :..,. i.,.t r..t,,.,.,,ni..
(;:.i.i ..... i.. vv ...... .: i ". -" "$?: ""-
i"iiiuuiii, in i in in mil) j;u
Jler SUDDort wiim lumsiihlv
utln her wus centered all tho
of llus play, niul right loyally
Bhtaln herself. Her Hist re-
W the crowd was Iflattering,
di?ore3 were frequent, hearty
aonaced, ami were thomuirlilv
isenreil. Madame Bernhardt
ilwci) iwtW for hei Cxquisltp
, mid In "Fedora" she lost
k-r reputation in this direc-
I Wish IVf8nblntfwlit.i!rllin
but reaH7.lng niy total
')'( . 1 must drcliiio
man. Theretinon Gillcn waters. wifAi on
presslvc solemnity and a nasal twang
caught in backwoods pulpitis, rend
Butler's aflldavlt made when ho sold
the cadetship to General Taylor Jn
which he declared that there was no
youth in the district intelligent
enough to secure thu cadetship. Gil
lenwaters told how tho sweet Now
York boy arrayed in all tho fanciful
found It Oilggsville and left it Hello- toggery of tho period and parting his
thougJi, no doubt
i n. 1if.lf linrl nit
oIho were painful
1 Wilde's Biitish nerves. It is truo lie ( drawn from the pulpit.
name and hairlu.th.o.jmddli', spent
the whole night in Tuyloiyvllle and
tiuis became "a citizen of Tennessee,"
ftOnklngiAahilotliiaeirect. Then Gll-
was never culled "stran
v.u cnll nil "rinl.'iiii."
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iKiir-j-i in , i,. ..j. r .... .
I?.?.?"" A L-" Ollly H.IV i nf. vppv f.ir u-osl, rnsn In
IU1L IIH.U U'UM IV ..ult.l " .. . ....
HIV 111 IK I rvarIIv iuli.it .i
I) m ..vi.j Mlilll MUO
lw of the i,nrt. 'n.(, ,i,..H
I'teen uraetiivtllv iimiIi,..l'
fprcsalous of thoroinrh mitls-
in leroeUiijiauil the best
lilt Inn liennlri .,,,.,. ....1......1
Ii , - rl'iu uiiiiivucuVU
Wl.atnteaehof her nine
Mill tie Slllilf. rnl J.w.l...
lallucw) she had crowded
and when he
bo "colonel" i
wore tho people of Texas thinking of i
tlio colonel ? But at lust, by a sudden
metamorphosis from his well known
military appearance, he became "pio
fessor." which distressed him mest of
all. It seems that "his private life
was stopped at the New York custom
house.' After then; valuable expe
riences of foreign pints, holms mani
festly earned tho right to recover that
complete privacy of existence which
his fellow-countrymen, at any rate, arc
poriecliy ready to allow mm."
up his watery, creasy eyes
law dropped upon his swell!
and annealing with uplifted hands
to heaven, ho said In
touts of piofoundest solemnity
one-half ol eacl sound coming through
his noao, "Gentlemen nnd breetlnlng,
when you elect me to kongrcss I'll go
up to "Washington a God-lcarin' man.
I'll tulce the eonstistowtiou in one
hand and bible In the tolher and be u
christian congressman, Qod being my
helper. Tho tears wero streaming
down his face. I'll never sell a oadet
shln for &2.0O0 uh! to a New Voi k
swell uh! nor swnr tbar's nnry a boy
n was ii good one, the
ii,7 ..' n, UVLri desired
way oi npimiir., .....1
'M wai strlcMv Orat i....
Wml'2lftUat..!h0, ''flt"r" "'
Win-elf ;r i liuf m.it
,flMy that his s .; -T ,f.
wn of the contrast. But
ffi1 w? own superior
Efffc he,y. 1U surrounding
,',, JSoml actors
iwe a! jt of tlMJ ,n j
Inili, ,oryi X wis ills
lu tlia gtnr In ir...i..i ...
p than ouo." i t hailNt
ft "PPeiruuco as viewed
, wi ana JioiL'v fimi in..i.
,Uin'he l-t stage of
NS linl C0 lla
111 lo-bl.. iS... "B
irtlta l..i.."". s WHICH
,,B.7...w."."-'. Then. l.,n 1...
A lllh' -!
Butler was done for
present, proud of a child in tho ii
and hollows, of tho East Tonnes
, fffi"SSfta88 Htrut wbicii
rWhiUi.Xe.-lri of Ben-
I Tho Timet wasjUHtalittlespitefuiln I in my deeitriek lllten to go to West
ila notice, but round the "milk In tlio
cocoanut" when It mi id thathisadinira
t'on for Amciica and Americans, oh
' pecially for American women was
very marked and his praises very
, fulsome. You see the "Thunderer"
I can see no good in any city that is not
I English, and it hardly tolerates any
thing that is said to praise of anything
that is foreign. Mr. wilde'H reniorics
about "Griggsvlllo" wero much en
joyed by his audience, who seemed
to bo as oblivious as ho of the
fact that no place "on the top side of
earth" has so many ridiculously
named localities ns London. I laugh
at the absurd names every day, but
Londoners have heard them so often
that it never occurs to than that there
is anything out of tlio way in such
names as "Ainern Corner," "Mild
End," "Chcapside" Crabtrce-Shot,"
"Maiden Head," "Jslo -of Dogs,"
"Long-Acre," and a hundred others
of tho same general character.
II. L. B.
alu'a,.tri"iful. Tim ni.i
tilVWt W tlmt. l-r,,. .ii.;;
Tho IVeMerii Union's Statement
Chicago, August .'). General Super
intendent dowry received a telegram
from Charles L. Sinker, Superintend
ent of tho Eastern dlvison of tho
"Western Union company, dated New
York, which reads as follows:
Six more operators ciinie in from the
New York strikers to-day, making
twonty-six in all hero, nnd over one
hundred in all that have returned
since tlio strike in tills division. Ho
noris of fuitlier wilhdiutvals from our
tF. "PPreehi!.. t i:...V.U1.? i forces in any direction arc false ns all
iuy l!lllri,fi.i ... ''"k.1 Sl1 fluch PoiiMitional lcnorts are daily oir-
!s rm' strlk ".; ,V'!.K.i!ulated tin ouch the channels of tho
m Mcdu o, ; ' Htrlkei-s.
.!... VA l.wa actor
ls.Vblt fc, SS5?fPr. love,
I,, "'l.'.!'hler of himself
ibiilir t".u,11 reason. a
AAiik i. S" whole'
w ani;ri...u,A"iro goers
i(.;...'.i?'-'iuim and (
5 .S?" make
Sftl lv 1 : r 10 ritlsli
I'.vr iiten c,; i "' Ul. acior
New York, August.').--Tho situation
of tlio telegraph strike Is not mate
rially changed, two sinivors returned
to work to-dnv.
handled promptly. Tho Superintend
rNkriVtw, Wsel Muii ent of th0 Mexican Telegraph com
Kb fllnSJ; " pany states theio Is no foundut on for
LJ1 "3 ip. .flT'Wlien i,.;!,,,.,!!,.. iin I of that com-
ler-' i .
;.V t pany have struck.
oi- v --
1L lu 1...
i "'v :. v.
i filelpv ,,i i ' ,cen
swore eternal enmity to
Roderick Random. Butler went
under. Nobody objected to the
sale of the cadetship; but this
criticism upon tho capacity of youths
of East Tennesssee was not to be toler
ated. Butler was undone.
tiuTi.nu oirrs kvi:k.
Gillenwaters was still district judge
and Butler a lawyer prosecuting be
fore him. Gillenwaters opened the
couit each morning with a vigorous,
long-winded prayer. Butler was fear
fully "perforated" by this perform
ance, nnd alter tlio court's "union"
one moniing, Butler rose in his place,
"Judge, I don't think you lead tlio
"You don't, eh?" smilingly asked
the couit, "the court would like to
"Well,"' said Butler, "tho Saviour
says 'if you pray in secret T
will icwaul you openly.' What's
tho ute of all this howling hero
in court everv morning? Its a denied
sight woite than tho hollow sham of
a chaplain in congress, which used to
make me sick. Jedgc," continued
Butler, "as uiopresentutlve of tho bar,
and of the jury, and of these people, I
do now move that theVioiioniblc court
hereafter lire olfits prayers lu 1)8 pri
vate room ut the tavern every morn
ing before breakfast. The constitu
tion, tlio basis of all American law, 13
godless, and wo want nothing uncon
stitutional in our courts, Its a mock
ery, a delusion ; it is phurisnlsin, Us
d-!l nonsense," exclaimed Butler.
Tho ciowd applauded Butler, and
there wore no uioie prayers in court.
The people and tho.country htivo
giown away from men like Butler and
r3iiia..uui.iM. nnd tho former might
Is bolnc ' s well, oven now, quietly and Peacc
ruXclut I fully Ho down in the, country church
yard beside poor uiuci wju.,
rested long ago froni his tore. .
Jt may uo iiroper w .......-
..inr n im.n (if more ability and lu-
Fi'e. TScotland. and the fuse was extin
guished before it reached an explosion.
Tl)e attempt to blow up the factory is
attributed to Feiiliinlsni. Great ex
clleme;it Ib caused by the atl'alr, and
the police tue searching for the person
who placed tho box where It Was
nn i.r-ssni's atom: i.iiJKiiAr.,.
Loudon, August a. The Standard
says It bus reason to believe that Bo
LeSseps has expressed ills readiness to
reopen negotiations with England in
lcgaru io tno uuez canal sclietne, and
Jio is disposed to agree to more liberal
terms than he was formerly, '
London, August B. Orders have
bec'n issued to thoroughly disinfect
cargoes Of rugs arriving at British ports
,thr KMPiiiiss in'onxin.
" Xondon, August H. Tlio Empress
Eugenie has gone to Burls.
no hist i-on tjii: wioki:ii.
London, August ft. TJie steamer
Pathau has arrived nt Melbourne
from Adelaide. Kuvnnutigh, Joseph
Hunlon and Joseph Sinltli, infornieis
in tho trial of the PboMilx p'uk niur
dcror, who were on boaid, wero iden
tified mid irohiblted from landing.
Other passengers on the I'utlian. were
suspected oi having been witnesses for
the givornuiont In these trials, but
were not Identllled.
VATAI DKATHS 1'IIOM I'HOI.l'.llA.
London, August it. Tlio Dally AVies
usseUs that tlio total nutubcr of deaths
froni olinlera In Egypt so far lias
beeii sixteen thousand. It says tho
disease now is less violent. Of tell
nioiiv i.ttacKed among tlio urltisii
troons, an average of six survive.
W;r'ATR ditxio'tf. '
Purls, August 3, The Cliino-'o jnili-
tarvnttjiche at Beilln who lecwitly
.,c.T....r (i,niimj r on,,, r."...,;.!.
'itiliifcttlcn. nt" fnrr.lirn nfl'iiliK nf llu.
attitude of China towards
explains thut Ills tomiianccs
preos his irivnto opinion.
A NKWKl'APKK WAKNI,V(I.
Bails, August .'I. The Rvpuhlirpie
FrmwUc, in mi uiticle cotnmeutlng on
the vustiu"-s of the Drltlsh empire, de
clared thut discontent in the island is
a cause of weakness. It says it be
hooves England to abstain from too
airogant an attitude.
HOT WKATlinii AT t'AIHO.
Cairo, August.". The weather heie
is intensoly hot, and the average teiu
jieiaturo under canvas is Klfl degrees.
Several deaths from sun stroke have
occurred. The troops in I'lhnaii are
constantly moved from placo to place.
The health of tho lumps at Elwarden
has greatly luipiuved.
Alexandria, August!). Tlnce deaths
from cholera occurred hero yesterday.
Although tho cholera epidemic contin
ues at Jsmalla, theio wero no deaths
there from It yesterday.
Qu5f !?.!"0.!lertBl I New York AuguT ' 3.-B..siness ruthful .lory, withdrew at a lute no-
r ?86t MA''nunii two f.illnro fin. Mn mist seven duvs as re- rlod from tlio contest ior u n.- .
his r..i ,llm UTO l failures for tho past seven days as re
tile m.m0,J for Q' ! Ped to Now York number 182 ai
nil ft,lpl,!n.eo (,f "gftiuKt 100 last week, Now England
xy,, "Jiin ,.,"','.." ", "gaiiiKt iuu just ween, j.'
SBSSpwre runnel111 n states Jia, Middle states, as,
fSXH. ,n,,VJ",0' to hlsUl.ii,.4n Rmillieru states .1
j-'iuye i-mI,"" " i BUHL'S. I., Ulllllliu oi"""i IIV3.
S" ri'VtheTni l states 40 Southern states no, Pnft
' Atooog 1,, 'ee'l",B Jt ! states 11 Canada !X, and New Y
"Is amiooJnttt l (;ily 10-Totul 1.
wi, i u.i w. ....- rv ,v. v:.w ;,;, ..
tellfgeneo ujuu one womu n..v. ...... ..
perusal of this, otherwise accurately a
truthful elorv. withdrew at alatepo-
l riod from the contest for the seat m
congress which was won uy ''
cnit of excellent ability, Mr. Mclar-
land. Butler, however, w "
rather by Gillenwaters' and tho story
ho told, than by tlio confessed genius
lie had thrown mist Of the valuables
away lu his lllghl and refused to tell
now niucii iiofcoeuiod and his captors
uiu iiuiiiuvu 1 1 iuu io see.
for the penitentiary.
rostniiifltcr Crago of Bails, Texas,
has roBlgned, and it Is presumed a suc
cessor will bouppolhled lu a day or
two. There Is a big crop of cundU
W. A. Corr.nl, agent of the Olilf,
Coloiado and Santa Fe railroad, to-day
iccolvcd a telegram from Oscar U.
Muriay. general freight and passenger
ngent, that the Santa Fo Is now londy
for through freight busiilets faom Dal
las, mid all points on its lino In Texas,
to SU Louis, Chicago, Kansas City,
and rtio North and East generally, via
tho Texas and St. Louis road, and to
start tho business at oncrt. The now
combination will no doubt be a for
midable competitor of the Gould sys
Dep'ily Revenue Collector Cochran
of I he Fourth dlstilctof Texas reports
tho peach and apple crop very large
and of lino quality, and tlmt the luill
cations uicnhmcioils that unnlleatlous
! will be made to establish ulstllleiieH
lor tho manufacture of applejack and
I peach bluntly.
I Biivato information bio.ighl from
j the United States Military Academy
ut West Point to pintles in Dallas, an-
uotiliecs tlivt another serious hazing
' ski m has burst over that institution,
i and that the Cadet Beaumont Buck,
I of Dallas, who became so will known
lu riiucciowii unit nuzing uouuies
which led to his shooting Cadet John
0. Thompson, -Jr., of Ohio, tlpou
years ago, is under arrest witli eight
outer caticts, Jiuppttus una a new
Cadet (or plebe) wus hn.ed
very badlv, and that Cadet
I'rivnlu Hurtlgnn, .of rillnois,
Is under arrest, ehni'jil. with taking
the principal piut-ili the affair. Thu
trouble appear to bo between the llrst
addled for a tlnio but Is nil right this
evening. The wreck whs accidental.
Conductor Trowel I Was In charge of
the train and 'litis been quite" busy
clenring tho truck to.diiy
Mr. Holmes, of Millsnp, Texhs, died,
at the Hull House to-day nt Jl o'clock
a. in. His remains wero shipped from
hcio via the Texas Pacific railroad at
2:10 o clock p. in. His death was un
expected. Ho died among "Mraligers
but In tho blinds of friends.
Tho BaPlltt association U In HiViton
He is good lu this city (o-duy, with L H, lvtilghf
oi uisco piesiiiingas moiierutor.
Jtnlgo Peiuson retained from Hot'
Springs this morning.
CuniHlton niul l'rnicit of Cotton mnl Corn
III tlio MeinithU DUtiliit,,
Memphis, Tenn., August !!. Tho
cotton crop report of the Memphis dis
trict, which 'embraces Ninth Missis
sippi and West Tennessee, North Ar
kansas und North Alabama, nJi com
piled by Hill, Fontaine it, Co. for tho
mouth of July, says the cotton plant
which wii" stunted by tho cold spell of
may 21st to 21th bus never fully recov
eted from the damage then sustained,
and tho drouth which has pieudtbu
since esuly In hi July bun
prevented heavy growth. Under
the iiKKHt promising condltiojis of
weather during the next six woeks
there will be a decreased yield in tho
Memphis district of at )eust12J per
cent, us coiupai'Ld with lust year.
Rains dining the past few iluyu liuVo
doubtless ullurdcd paillnl relief, but tho
cotton ci op eontliiuiM In a crlllcnl state
nnd is subject to still furilier Injury by
unfavorable wcath t, wlilch, wltn
sniullness of plant, warrunts gicat
dainago In tho event of curly fiost.
The following is an aggregate ol 3) re
poitH, bearing avenuro dutts of July 28:
"Wenlher R)S renoit tho Weutlier
during July ns having been favondile; J
170 nniavorable; B8 report the weather
more favorable than lust year; ISJ lesu
faVotablej US about (he same.
Stands -102 report the stnuds good;
CO fair? O'J poor; J20 icport tho stuuds
In better condition than lustyciirj 121 -"
not no good H8 about tho Mine; atjflro-vn1 4
port tho jilnJit forming, blooming ami, "i" v
boiling well; CO not so well. .'
nesontcoiKuuoiioi crop jss ropon
... i . ... . ,,
and third elus'.eH ol tin' cuiets. ami ns
r.. n.. ... t ,... urn. A... ..... j
air. i u'h i now un.- mm nuiui'iuib iui j , ,.,, ,,, ,,.,,, ,.,,,m(,;. -n i ;,,,,,.
of sixteen in his Imttnllon he belongs ' " ? . " ,( t0"( l S"!" , f.',
to the second claw. His friends heie l f. "' t,..,! . ,al ,t m l,hult
iuu at n loss to see how lie 1 inudo to
aiinear conuccled with the nfliilr. The
stuteinent is niiide that Buck and the
others under firrost refuse as a mutter
ol honor to answer questions, and Col.
Meriitt, the academy supeilnloiuleht,
is undeistood to advocate expulsion or
at least u year's suspension, 1md iu
Mr. Duck has had such o'eilotis tumble
in tho Thompson nfliilr it is fcaied ex
treme measures may he used, whether
i tho jirtsent case nierlfs it or not. I'ar
' ties at West Point are enquiring for
Hie wlierenoouifi ol uingiefHinun .lonn
Jl. lieiigaii of Texas to get him inter
ested lu behalf of the cadets under ar
VICTIJIS OK TilH UAUTJIQlTAKi:.
Naples, August .'). Seven English
men weie killed by the euitliquuke.
It has been ascertained that Miss Van
Allen, who was mentioned among the
injured by tlio disaster. Is a lesldentof
tiiktmaii or mi: m:vh.
London, August 3. Tho trial of feu
Jews at Nlurexybyucii, Hungary,
charged with murdering Esth or Sol
imosi, a Christian girl, in the synn
goguoutTiss'iiraela. in order to pro
cure her blood to mix in tho nassover
bread, has been concluded and a ver
dict of not guilty returned.
TjracojiiTK in: firAJtuoiti).
Vienna, -August f). Tlio physicians
In attendance upon Count Chauibord ,
imuiiiiifon (lint unless there Is an un-
forseen change for the worsointho
condition of tho patient, no further
bulletins will be issued.
genteiiril f.ir I.lfi-A Ilrakciimu CnlHicil
liy lliO'Com Crojw Ituliifil ly tlm
Greenville, August 3. In the dis
trict court this evening Bob Phelps,
who assisted George Moore lu tho mur
der of Sum Boyd at Commerce lust
January, was sent to the penitentiary
for life, i nero ore now i-'ireo prison
All ICxclllns CSilinu ul' Hiiko ll.lll-I'ornoniil.
Kofi'nicil tor tlio flactto.
CSebuiiie, August .'), The Cleburne
eennd nine played nn exciting game
of bate ball this afternoon with the
Fort Worth junior nlno. Cleburne
won by a scoio of 30 to 2JI. Tho Fort
Worth boys wcio much smaller (ban
their opponents, and the sympathies
of the-large crowd that witnunod the
giimo was entirely with theip, and
never fulled to cheer them lustily
whenever a good piny was u(ade. At
tho conclusion ol tho game the Cle
burno boys saluted their vanquished
guests with thrce,iousllig ohicrs. The
ulnuM good will prevailed throughout,
and tho Cleburne nine expressed their
utmoat willingness Io give tho Fort
Worth boys an curly opportunity of re
trieving their lost lutiiels.
Col. Thus. F. Fisher, general con
tracting agent of tho Santa Fo road,
was in tho city lust night.
Tho following are. among the latest
airlvulsut tho Cleburne House: Geo,
F. Gould, MUleisburg, Ky.; J. J,
Llgon, Palestine T. 0. Walker, Gul
ve.iton: H. W. Merrill, Menard county;
M. F. L. Hill, CJIen Rose; J.T. Tyler,
Ausllu; B. "W.Seago, Now Orleans; 11,
W. t Bailey, Chicago; G. II. Mundy,
New Yoik: 0. XI. Crow, Hawkins,
Texas; J. Wagoner, Moigan: P. M.
Taylor, Sweetwater; lid. S. Lockctt,
Fort Worth; W. A. Reynold, Galves
ton: Matthew G. Lowls, Philadelphia;
Johu T. Johnston, Hour Luke; Mrs.
Alice Porter. Mrs. Hoy, F. It. Bell,
Kopperl; C. J. Bartlett, Texas,' J. M.
Brown. WMlerk'ht. Texas: A. K",
j Seago und wife, MIssS. M. Soago, MitB
Alamo hcago, iNew urioaius; .i. ji.
Hart, Dallas; J. P. Goodson, Llltlo
Rock.'S. S. Ramsey, Gmndvlew;' M,
Frank, Philudolphiii; W. M. Scellg
son, Galveston; J. W. Clifford, Fort
Worth; CI. H. Brown, Texas it St.
mailer than usual.
Probable j leld 212 repot I prosiUjyhV
favorable for average yield', 2a an being.'
eptliely dependent upon the seimonj
08iep.rtdeerttiHe of yield owing to
drouth. Aveiago decrease 12 pel."
cent. Corn 218 report serious damngo to
corn by drouth, which Will cut short
tho yield; (11 report corn In good coil
(lltlun; fi2 In fair condition. Average
dtcroiiso lil per cent.
AMinicik nl Uiu 8iii'ulii(;n JUicuii ()llicr
S.irnfoL';. AULMist .'I HirsifflracL'
thiee-qiini lersofu ntlloYwoivffySUilnw
Fiirr; AIl-JIaiid-Round, second; Colluii,
third. Time, l:l7i.
Second race, ono mile and (iW yards,
won by CnphiK Ref'erree, stcotid; Bnl
lust, thlld. Time, 2:10?.
Tiilrd race, three-fourths of ii mile
for two-year-olds? won liy Conkllugf
Welehci5. second; Emigrant, third.
fourth r.tce, ono mile and
long for all ages, won by
llellon; Walluco, sicond;
third. Time, i:&m.
thi: cr.i.Yr.i.ANii r.ACns. ;
Cleveland, 0 August ;). A h'riglil.
day and u high w nd blowing up tho
linnio stretch impeding speed, moder
ate attendance. First heat, free for nil
races, won by Flora Bell In 2:15J;
Rich Bull, Kf.cond; BilflUIo Girl, third;
Sailor Bey, fourth; Gem fifth.
A Matter of Unties.
New York, August II. Tlio cwi
miltco appointed to look info tho iiiuU
tur of dutleii on tlio covering of Irti-
um in the lali here under life sentence. I ported merchandise litis Unlshed Its
vwcrdiiv at Dangerlleld a brake-' labors. It decided to report In favor
man named Price was crushed between , of exemption of the outside ol pacit-
uwnia are i nuca Hum oui-jr, vi' ....,-
two baggage curs. Ills wount
serious but mn umu.
Tho Klrlltlnc Clcui-.Miil.i-rK Ktlin n lo Woik
New York, August , A number of
the striking clgiir'iiiukets returned to
woik to-day, (liodlfllOliUk-a with. Urt '.Ir ,
ployci-s-havingtoen settled. Tho rtaA't"
niainder wJU go to work Momfnyr
Mnnufueturcrs say tho cJgitr-niakow
yielded everv point ntiwit, and 'Pro
gressive Union men will hereafter
woik side by side in the show) with
International Union men. 'J'hVbnly
accession gained by I lio Progiesslvo
Union was that it would bo lecognl.ed
by tho manufaclurors. The secretary
ol the Progressive Union said to-day -that
tho settlement had been
effected bv mutual couctMslons.
ma KNJWITK OK liAHOII.
Phlludehihla, August a, A memo
rial celebration of tho sixty-second un
nlvcrsiiiy of tho birth of tlio Into
Uiiuh P. Stephens, founder of tlienr-'
der of Knights of j;ubor, Is being Jield
at Ken. Park fp-dity, tinder the-aus-,
pices of District Asscmby No. 1 of this
city. . t
Tin: riinsimiNTiAb juiitv,
Chicago, Augiist'.V-Tbo special
train of tho Chicago A; Isorihwestern
railway onjnpmiy eouvoylug President.
Arthur, Ocn. Hberldui. and pury, eii
route to Yellow Stone 1'ark, Mithb
cltv promtly at 12 o'clock to-dny. 'llio
train was made up of two private
i-onchcs, d'ning car and baggage ear.
jura siij!?jV! ass
niiin nn iiu. muHor or duties on In
side coverings, one In favor of placing
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