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,f... September 9. Be-
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r - . a in uiu ,.- .. ..
Iff Vml twelve fitiiu this to
fell K'HlunneJ. As (lio
Kt S Pleio'l, Miller 1Mb
laff lining IBKI'??.. At
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tfSMUi ';-;" -,-,-
- run I III ill tius CIHVIIY
eM..:ni,..lulit. nn.l tho (lestu
i, i been concluded. Tlio con-
uen ii ..7- -- --
fi? o" tho west side is very
f The distance from this
S British ministers became
II ,'1' . . ..nii.nitu linil in tin
.ff1 ,:. r:r1' , ,r "nouThTv
"..,"a1'U", " ,n
time, uiu "l t""" """i"-
.. u.nti (imrfl oatno somewhat
ti fpleadld train, boaring tho
" Tjiu.,,,1 f 1 int. RURttnn to
forte to the ceremonies. There
.f .... (! tnr between tho
E EAST AXU Til B WEST.
Ljwlon was regarded as a ro
;ib!eone,niul as the opening of o
iffOJjfatuTO. A" weiunuMiiisKu
. n... I.ulinlil limtenil
IVDM "WJ. . ""' , r,
the wilderness hi mo
, mountains they hero behold
ISrnliicent pavllllon capable of
iiuoro tluin one mousanu pur
irer which lloatcd tho notional
,ftlie American, German and
i,ntlons, In front, reach! tic to
..Jul. was an extensive prome-
iklrtrily a platform with eom-
,!e ii'Mi TO mo rigiu was a
uiiil and nit It were seated the
irslnfaiitrv band who Were to
'ittln them .and who canto all the
fror.1 Fort iveogn. ijut,
stronger than this evidence
teitioa were the scored of
He and the hundreds of
frcd to welcome Henry villatd.
ixm as tho last of tho guests
ti,d, the ceremonies were opened
Mont Villard. who divided tho
Ktiodof thucnthuiiistiu multitude
(ieu. Uraut, seated on n plal-
. HedtUvered an excellent speech
concluded amid great applause,
then introduced tho orator
eoccasloD, Hon. Win. Evartu who
(t tnudc Mr. Villard, in few
IslulioJueed Secretary Teller, who
Jecftlie great energy and capital
iilrMlocamplttu tho various tiuns
total lines to thu prospective
nfltsoftliena ion. Th's entorpilse
.t Jiortucrii Pacific, along which
n tote would be In a few
a m millions of people. It
mi -m uu euill'U JUCIW 111
Idancttr: it was
WmK TJIAX NATiqXAIi,
B'&aeerutd the welfare of other
ft It now remains for the mnna
wjustify in the future the wisdom
tCOveriitueiiL in wlinL it hns done
rtt will bo done If tho nollcv
weed by President Villard is car
lout. wtary Teller was followed by ex
WfMtjJillingH in a biief nddrtss.
fr illatd then bald as they had
w distinguished gucst-s from
sad and Gernmny, ho would
litoo jirc'eiit an onpnrtunltv to
'lln-ir views. Mr. Villard Intro
4 Lionel Sackville. from tho West
cgland, who feiu.lt hut 8ir James
jiim would speak for tho English
I SIR JAM us iii:x.von
illio Btiglfsh visitora were tilled
i wonder and admiration at the
Is'1 this nmgnilieeiiL cmintrv and
osMulicms. Mr. lletiry Villard
v,a pcraim about whom lh.ir
men synipitlues ami gratitude
Mils splendid hospitality could
II cluster Wo have the
Mess of .seeing what manner of
" is; wo have been able to seo
4 In Uiu qunlltios which have
'W for him the conlidence of those
ZaVt!KH)U wsoo!nted with him
W'oiit )i1h lire, and wo shall now
jjUWK the leeollection of having
?" r.el inan. It was a happy
y tlmt the represoutallves
.amu tries which have contribu
;PO)ii ation to (lie American
-ueiioiild bo present on this most
rilnary occasion, and It tills me
; wider and awe to seo tho pros
'ylih which it has nilvhiicod
11 r,V,h! htM rt which has
iiSW,"1 U, lilghcst develop
"civilization. .JHK OKllMAX JtlXlSTRK.
?'lllockt'r, vrM the,, presented
ffPn-wwl the hearty good wishes
"rprl I w ""'tryman for this
. j itttiL'ti iti mu tiiv
iw every tiling which the boldest lm
uginatlon could hnvo expected. Tliev
wl (I at no distant day be populated by
ttillUoiiB of hnppy clllzens.
Tho uovernors of WlBinntt( Ari..
sofa, Dakota, Montana, Oregon and
lulilugtcm Territory wcro boverally
Introduced nnfl made brief and appro
prlato reiimrka. Tho governor of
ivmnu , u uusi'iu on account of s ot
nca. There wore loud
cuiia i-oit a it a nt,
anil as tho general camo forwnrd the
nir was retit with cheers. Ho made a
few remarks suitable to the occasion
and characteristic. Ho told he was
reminded by tho speeches to which he
i niuiieu oi uie taottliatholind some
thing to do with the great Northern
i'uclllo enterprise. When Gov. Sf..v.
en;-, thirty years ago, organized his
surveying expedition, he was a lieu
tenant, noting as quartermaster and
commissary on tho Columbia,
and .itsited supplies for tho expe'
dllion. us he not then entitled
to Hoiiio of tho credit which Mr. BIN
lings had apportioned otit to others?
It was true while. Mr. Billings contri
buted of own money, ho paid out
Undo Sam's. This sally greatly
pleased the audience, largely made up
of veterans, who
HKCAStK lKt'KCrnY AVII.D
when he said that these Inter-colonial
railroads would have amounted to but
little but for the men M'ho,
after the war sought tho "ter
ritories and IhU Held of enter
prise. They lind made these railroads
poss ble and prosperous. At the con
clusion three cheers wore given.
The guests were then given seats on
tho platform by tho railroad and pho
tographs were taken of them ilrst of
Mr. Villard and family and the most
distinguished Americans; ntter that
the horse that helped to build the road
from Its Inception was brought upon
Then there was witnessed a most
extraordinary spectacle. Threo hun
dred "J! EX WITH J1KA.WXY AllMS
quickly laid tho iron and drove tho
spike on the thousand feet of com
pleted track except the last spike,
lhiring the progress of tho work,
which was witnessed by the foreigners!
with amazement, tho band played and
tho ncoplj shouted. When nearly
completed, a cannon shct was fired by
the detachment of 5th Infantry present,
and then the
LAST Sl'IKi: WAS DUIVEX HOME 11Y
ir. V. Davis, nsistnnl general passen
ger agent of the road, who drove the
first spike on the opening of tho road,
and tills spike was tho smiio
one firsD driven by him.
The end whs reached as the
hii n was setting behind the mountains.
The enthusiasm of the people, various
ly estimated at from ttireo to five thou
sand, was indesciibable. Tho heights
icverbciatvd the mingled sounds of
CAXXO.X AXD THK SHOUTS OK MK11.
Thus was brought to a happly con
clusion a very remarkable event In
modern history. Tho trains were re
formed and the guests departed; the
Knglish and partof the Americans, in
cluding George M. Pullman and Vice
President Harris, to the east, and the
lest westward tcuPuget Sound.
allied to my own, ho may
doVn . ftf V10 Nll" unlveraltv
SoWwlf lhu German vlsl
KPnawl the hoiio that the
"i'en l ,e , " I'"" or all
Tu,,,Cl'1,,"V""u,0U f America
nS M"i Jt forever be
S "fl1 to loaor of tlio
1 nvtt,ma"'' He.ury V!1,,ird-
"Wil ofann h our inoluer country
r'Hon-,Br ","' .
oflli!7t7 ' l,,uHcatesti microsco
2forti,y ,s.aUl Ul construction
northern Paclfio was
l' uMiiMOn,:"K s"aci.
&e i. nnc,t miracles !t waa
of "nt,,1 "'"PlJnnco with the
was ., B"not against them,
clvitw it international festival
iKm!0"' 'ri'" Nor"'
orii of . cotry presents
"W odr J.,nJre,oJucil fertility
1 Wresry? ""Vo never seen beforo
oruiluoral wealth surpass-
Arrostml for l'ctty Thoft Tho Sunitny Law
Spectiit to tho Gazette.
Cleburne, September 0. A man
whose nauit could not be ascertained,
but who has been employed at the Ken
tucky house as a drummer, was ar
rested today and lodged hi the cala
boose, charged with theft. It appears
that a young man named Shaw, who
boards'at the house, found this morn
ing that some one had gone through
his pockets last night, taking there
from between Jill and $lii. Tho man
attemp'.ed to rob another party in the
fcttine house, but was caught In thoact.
Dr. K. F. Mtrritt, a prominent phy
sician and wealthy citizen of this city,
has returned home alter an absence of
several months. The doctor has been
In bad health for some time, -and his
trip was taken with the view of im
proving it. He looks much butter and
his return is cordially welcomed.
(iuite a number of Oleburneltcs went
over to Dallas this morning to witness
the game of base ball.
The saloons were all hermetically
denied today. The Sundov law seems
to have lull sway here, and tho saloon
keepers appear resigned to tho inevit
able. , ,
Still no rain, and the dust is almost
utibc arable. Tho atmo.-qdioro' 'last
ni.ht and this morning waa quite
cool. . .
The arrivals at the (Jleimrno nouse
Unlay were: W. V. Simonds, Provi
deneo, It. I.; J. B. Tully, New York;
Samuel Carrulhors, Dallas; A. It.
Seago, Now Orleans; 1$. M. Hobby,
Galveston; Mrs. S. 15. Haya?, Dallas;
Mrs. John Miller, Dallas; P. O. Lof
ton. Cisco; S. A. Armslrong, St.Loue;
1 M. Kumls. St. Louis; L. 11. Lewis,
Kdon; J. Jt. Woodward, Palestine.
X IOvaly Soclnl Scuutlnl Au Irule Hun-
liiUid'M Atluelt on 1IU Vlf' Kitcorl.
Houston, -cptembnr 3. The Capital
Hotol this morning was the fcceno of
unexciting episode a little out of the
ordluary run. A lady and gentleman
arrived at tho hotel in a carriage and
with baggage, and proceeded to tltv
parlor, where they sent for the clerk ti
lozister them. Tho gentleman was
anticipated, however, by another gen
tlemau Hurriedly entering ilia pailor
and making for the lady's attendant
with hostile intent. Number mm did
not wait to bo Interviewed, but ran
down stairs With the Irato man In pur
suit His victim was overtaken in the
olllce and received a severe pnmmel
liuir The husband, for such number
Lwonroved loho.tlien Vulled a pistol
,i would have '.tilled his wife'sescort
if he had not been prevented. Num
ber one then made- his eicapo hurried-
u- nit, mil unin u ,4"u ivfti"n
iwiiid iiouno ug. All tho parties arc
on o U -8 it HMprcmblllty u.d if the
mimes wore made public Wn.uld
one or the proprietors to the parlor nf
tii thodlHturbanco and told him her
s"B?i'JiVr,onv,c,od k"p-a "oti
" Ur AJ,conded-lr80H,
1.1s P,Mor ,,', .?Ulrlct court was
S ? cst1"li,y u,p lwt being tho
jury, j'.verv fittit itunn ...,.u ...,...i
iJin. wi U Vc(Hctaua ""Jury have the
prisoner to Iw hting. This tin
plniraut procedure will prolnbly occur
this oven In v. Mimi-,. U-Au :-..
tenced to tho penitentiary for ilfty
Aenisforrapo, butthefcecond ,-aso be
re informed that whllo Mr. J.
on, proprietor or tho Pacific
at Witcsboro, -was attending
. this place Tuesday, his wife
moro airurnviited Inm wnrmulixl
HCIlIi'llcn (if il.nil. ri.nl. l...
aherltrannotinced to the prisoner that
the itlrv had ll'tllltlMl ',, .n..,llnt nf
dctitii, ho said ho would not give a
i T7" ',' ll sn' nt,t that hu wnuld ho
Indelited to the state for fifty veais
service, but probably he could get ouo
of his brothers to svrve out tho fifty
years, and thmi ho could dio in pence.
1 wenty bales of cotton received yes
terday, One hundred bales received
, We arc Informed that whllo Mr.
u. lU in ion,
uoarueu tho train at Whllesboro and
Jett Jiim, taking with her all h's
money, probably three or four hun
dred dollars. Mr. Minton does not
know why alto left, nor-does not know
wlicro Mic has gone to; ho has
been married to the woman
only about six months, she being
his second wife. The woman had two
little children, which tho took with
her. Mr. Minton Is a gentleman of
high esteem among Ills neighbors and
the Midden disappearance of his wife
is a mystery to all.
Ii. 0. Glhnole, proprietor or tho
Shermnn steam marble works, has
spent several days in tho city this
Doc Edwards of the Fort paid us a
fiylng visit yesterday.
Esquire Foreman left this morning
for Hunt county ti vVcuperato for a
J. 11. Gnrnett, one of our leading
attorneys, left, yesterday morning for
Denton to attend to some legal
Hon. W. 0. Davis left yesterday for
Georgia to join his family, who hnvo
been visiting relatives in that state.
.L I ,.,.i iiml acted very hastily. She
uVvb aim simply met the gentleman at
i?08de .ot ami &cd to beVscoried to a
hotel as she was un entire stranger In
itn n iv The coupio ore inmi waives
ton, wliilo tho gallant is a well known
Tiro Oritur Near tho Clly Harvey (Jnlil
noil 1'iitall' S'.tol Atlt:ii)iteil An-
"Special to tho Gazette,
Dallas, September 0. A shooting
aft ray occurred a lew miles from tho
eitv late last night, In which Harvey
Caldwell was fatally wounded by
Thomas Green. The two men had
quarrelled In tho ctty during the day,
and Caldwell went to Green's house
and called tho latter to the door. See
ing Caldwell was armed. Green dis
charged the contents of his shot-gun
into Caldwell's abdomen and lett arm.
Green came to the city to-day and fcur
rendered. and at his own renuest
was lodged in jail as he
feard Caldwell's friends would
kill him. A repoit to-night says Cald
well died during tho day.
Nat Harris and Mack Welsh at
tempted to assassinate D. W. Claiborne
near Haucum- creek Inst night Clai
borne fired six shots at them ami feels
confident ho wounded one of them. Ha
came to town today and reported to
the sheriff. Officers are after Harris
IJuixlnry of u Dm? Store Ovttr Two
lri-il Dolliir Stoli-n.
Hppclnl to the Giir.cltp.
Keller, September 0 Somo in
formed parties broke through the front
window of Wilson & ltoberts' drug
htore last night, and carried off the
easli drawer, containing ?J1.:!-"). The
drawer was found one hundred vards
above I lie depot near tho railroad
track. No clue to tho lobbers, but it Is
supposed to bo the work of somo one
who is acquainted with the firm, as it
was their custom to keep money in the
drawer, and no ojio slept in tho store
that night. .Mr. Bonnie Scott, the
clerk, ws bleeping at tlio residence of
his brother-in-law. Dr. $. M. Wilson,
the dot-tor apd Jady having: gone to
Fort Worth to attend the l'euu meet
ing. We are fttill short of water.
The cotton crop will soon bo gath
ered," as cotton picking commenced
Hrmttln of Kx-Clilff JnUri Moro
Comptroller llrmvii' Dellclt-Tho
Special to the Gcmotte.
Austin, September 0. The remains
of Chief Justice Monro arrived this
morning, and will piobnhlv bo buried
to-morrow evening, but it is not defin
A cool neither this morning has dis
pelled all hope of rain.
Ex-Comptroller Bro.vn will have a
consultation with tho attorney-general
to-morrow, and possibly satisfactorily
arrange his neeoir t with the state.
The lunutlc ionium is beginning to
receive patients, and it will not bo
long beforo the wards are full. Three
handled can bo accommodated.
Anlccp on tlioTrnok :tln! Itun Ofcr-Local
mitl J'urmiial Xot
UeporteU for tlio Garotte.
-.. Runt(.iuiif.r . T. N. Harrell
was asleep on tho crobs-tles of the Nar
row Gui'go railroad track lut night,
two miles sotitli of Waco, and he was
Htruck by too noriuuouiiu.i ... . """
rloublv hurt, perhaps fatally. m
si 11 was fractured. 'Themaii l in a
pre cirlous condition, and will ot
likely recover. Ho resided un the
HTlJerofU Tro a mimber of cans of
mSesIn the city. The disease has
nnlv latelv made its appearance,
Mr A . Herblln of this ilce has
armnged to !U hta . btock of harness
aud taddJory from this city to iltnri
Interesting leetuw " .5" ffilms
Mr. J. D, Shaw on tho relative claims
of science und theology. . .
A dlUlcuH purglcal operatlo n, but
which proved entirely, successf tal, .hm
been Derforiueu'.iicre uj'i"'
WMpuyslcln" whli ccrtmlateil In
ln.K. i,g VV ?n ubow. ,nt of yoiti)g
!ft, y,R which anchylosis hail token
JLi.. "if. lmvo several doctor hero
i.'BS 'CJicIeiit feurgtotiH ntidryol
n nt,,e l,ec ' ""J J" the bml.
n., :V. Ti' Saunders went ui to
Pai-ifioV i eVt'h,"8"" u, ansrt
inn1.1? . An hra. into of Tennessee.
!Smi's.ovon,,,K r"ru l''nrt. which
H be the future home of herself and
,TftIM.J' llt Cohen, represteiilliig L. &
H. HlumofGnlVebtoii, left this oven-
ing for Alvarado.
Mr. limner H. Crnyeroft, of the
r' of h. N. Brunswig tt Co. of tho
I'ort, left this, wiling for IfllbboiM.
Mr. Geo. B, Loving of thoGAZin-rn
was m the Missouri Pacific train this
evening on his way from Austin to
IfohlMHoii CMRlnl by n- Very SinMt
ir,horl HI)li,1S September . Pro
hibition 1ms carried in Hood county
by a very small majority.
A Culornl lixctitnloti rjronv Houston
llrn Dttiitt mill lUnr IIkU.
Galveston, September . b'lvo hun
dred colored excursionists fiocu Hous
ton visited Galveston to-day. Tho
party camo by special train, iuid in
cluded a military company, brass
band and two base ball clubs. The
excursion was fdr the purpose, ot en
abling the Jloustdn colored people to
witnesH two game. of base ball between
ntlrsoftho two cities.
lMny IIuvim) With tlio Cutii Crnp f the
Milwaukee, Beptember 0. The frost
in Wisconsin seems to have been very
general, aiid lii most directions, very
At Sturgeon Bay there was a repeti
tion 01" the severe cold of Saturday
night, and the crops were totally
At Ocnnomowao . thu cold wave
struck Saturday night, and tho buck
wheat anil sorglium suuereu accord
ingly. A black frost put in all ap
pearance on the lowlands and coin in
in such places was ruined. Two weeks
more are needed to mature corn.
Applolon dispatches bay corn is
ruined there. It was planted late and
Is no where near maturing. Wheat
and barley aie doing wen.
At Marshlleld corn will yield noth-
St. Louis, September D. Meagre dis
patches from points in this section in
dicate very little damage done to crops
Toledo, September 9. There was a
black frost this inorningln these parts.
While it was pretty siivero on small
garden fctull", the grape crop is unin
jured. All local reports agree that as
far as the grain crop and corn crop are
concerned, no damage will bo Has
tulned except a alight check that may
occur to thu trrow'th and ripening of
each. The frost is by far the earliest
severe one known hero for years, and
extends very generally through this
Minor Hallway Accidents.
Petersburg, Va., September 0. Two
coaches of the north-bound passenger
train on tho Richmond & Petersburg
railroad were thrown from the track
near Drewry's Blutl station this after
noon tho trucks wei"6 denial shed and
the pahsengoro badly shaken up, but
no one injured. The accident was
caused by the breaking of the axle of
Alexandria, Va., Septembers. The
Sunday pnsenger train east on the
Washi'nstoii, Ohio & Western railroad
when within ono niilo or Herndou,
Va., this morning, the engine and two
cars left the track, Sandy Beard, fire
man, had his arm and leg broken.
Noother person injured.
Denver, September Two serious
accidents occurred ycsleiday afternoon
at Kenosha mountain, Bouth of tho
Park road, in which seven employes"
were Injured, three thought latally.
Conductor Livingston's freight train
had been made in two sections. Coin
ing down a hill, the first section made
tho grades successfully, but at Its base
ran Into a construction train, iujiiilmr
four men, butnono fatally. The second
section was even less fortunate. Just
atlho top of tho immense grade, while
running at the usual tpeed, tlio engine
Jumped the track and the ea-s back
of it wore telescoped and thrown
down tho embankment. E. S.
Foster, engineer, Edward .Lake,
hoadbrakeinan.laud CondUc.or4G. h.
Livingstone, wero Injured, probably
faintly. The wreck was a terrible one.
Tho wounded men wcro extricated
from tho wreck and brought to this
city, arriving this morning, when the
particulars wero first learned. It is
said lluough an unknown cnuso the
heavy train got tho mastery over tho
engineer mid rushed down the moun
tain, where the grade Is two hundred
feet to the mile, with torrJHlc velocity
until a sharp curve was encountered
and tho engine left tho track, Com
pletoly wrecking tlio whole train.
That uny ope escaped instant death la
miraculous. ' ,,
Snow fell nt Argentine pass 'lliurs-
FEIlSEClimU TIIK SAINTS.
lllonliiff up Church if tho New Sect or
l'llfc-rtnu urrow Koi rthu
Chicago, September 10.-A Qulncy
uneelul says early yesterday morning
at Erwin's, a small (settlement in
Schuyler county, nn " attempt wan
made to blow up It. V. Obenchalii,
organizer ot llnima known us the
Pilgrims, who aro otlbiislvely polv
gomous. Last Julynnuinb-r or citi
zens wcro arrested ami punUhed or
tearing down a tent which I he Pil
grims creeled, and the feeling against
them has been growing ever since.
Tho coot lias Just completed now
fiiiitfii Kruiiiv nnu i v "
TKK WHTIS1I rOSTAli SBRVIUE.
HtatUiVi of MiilU, Tclosrnpb, fhtTlinn
llaiMtj, Kv for the Current Yctff.
Wnsbh.ton,.l). 0, Septentber
The poajoiltco depaitment haa just re
ceived the jaah annual report of the
postmaster Kenerat or Great Britain k
nnd Jrelaitil'lor the fisftil ear ending fi
,'iaruii m, iwsa. rrum iiuil report
have been oJtnnvrf tho following In
fjrresiingfacr.s and MntlsMes wlUi ftl
giwd to tho present working of tho
British postal wstcuit- Tho numborof
letters delivered in the United Kliui
lotr durlnc tho year wo 1 SI50tt:l.tiCM,
Inen'tine-t'Lt) pur eviit;' number of lies
tnliwrd?, ltl,010,2()l)i Increase (5-1 jmr
centr book packets aud cir
culars, tWS,200,UH), Increase IJ41
wr cent, and newspapers
40.(lS2l60l); a alli'lit deerense-attn Imted
, , ' fc mt A '-" --.-.,
toinereaben loetuties tofsemung news
papers on railway 0 pa rov Is. One
London lltm wited 18(2,000 Mtew for
frlnalo mall, and nnother firm )07,000
p-Astul cards, while thu number of cir
culars posted at on tlino by t-lngle
llrmh langi'd from -H.oiMHo o(v.0t. It
Is estlmaled tho average number of let
ters carried per capita- of population
was torly in England tunl Waler
thlity In Seotlnud; slxleeu In Ireland,
and thtrty-slx IntlielTulted Kingdom,
Taking thu reports of other countries
for tho year 1881 as a basis,
lawectto estimated that tho nvvingo
number of letters per coplta In the
United States was lit;, Franco 15; Ger
many V.I: Italy 0, nnd Spain &. Tne
number of nglateved lotteia- Hent wtw
$ll,om.i)i!(l, an Increumt of threi' per
cent, over tho preceding year, There
were k-i postoillces In tlio United
Kingdom, which employod II OtH) per
mat ent. tillleers, who- might become
entitled lo pensions, Tula uumber
lueluded il.fiOl women of whom -J55
were clerks and 20(1. teleirraphlsts or
counter women. Tho retired tinkers
numbered three hundred nndtlihiy
tlve, with peiisioiis agirrtfpiting
JCI7U82-.I per annum. The system of
too good conduct Hinpo lor letter car
riers, which was formerly am fined to
Loudon has been extended at au In
creased cot of 0000 to the entire
country with good retiults. Each
btripo entitles the 'wearers to esiieclal
a'lowaticoofouehllllug a week in ad
dition to his waia-s. and bv uon'Inued
good conduct a carrier can cant three'
stripes, lloply postal cards have been
introduced Into tho British Burvko,
but with limited wiecess.
During tho Egypt inn war an army
postolllee corps .was organized and
gave complete sat Infant Ion.
The number of telegraph messages
sent in the United Kingdom during
tho year was !12,0!)102(1, au increase of
740,1012 compared with tho previous
year. The number of messages sent. In
London was 12,371,707, agaliut 12,001,-0,'t-l
In 18S1 and 1882. During the past
year 102 postolllccs and lo railway sta
tion ofikes Wero onened for tolegmphio
work, making the total number of
telegraph offices ."i7,"12. b'awceit says
nltluigh It has not yet been
determined what form It is
cont'-mnlatcil tlio red notion of the
tarltl' Bhnll take, It has been
decided that as soon as tho necessary
Increase of plant can bo made, the
minimum charuo for Inland telegrams
shall bo reduced from ono shilling to
Ntno companies tr whom llccnScs
have been grantid for tho eslabllbh
tnent of telephone exclinngoi", have
"orty-llve exolinngnl in oponiilon.
The business of lln postal savings
bank Is reported to show satisfactory
progroim. Tho total amount due to de
positors, Including Interest, was Xl(),
003.00J, an Increase or X3.000.000 over
the previous year. This is the largest
annual inureato ilhco the estnldish
nient of tho system. Deponlts
during tho year were (1,000,000 In
number, and 12,003,000 ltiamount,aud
the withdrawals 2,000,000 In number,
and 10,001000 in amount. Interest
credited to depositors, S0l 020. On
March .'list there wero 57,081 post-office
savings b inks and money order
olllces. There was 788,838 accounts
opened during the ,ear, and fio7,-l7f
closetl, l'nvin2,sns,K7d accounts open
ed at the end of Ihoyear, nsngiltist
2,007,012 the previous year. The ac
counts are apportioned nsfollnvs: En
gland and Wales, number 2,0 13,875,
proportion to population, one lo ten;
average balance due to each depositor,
.CM; scattered, 103,701, one to three
AX 0IEXT VETEItANS.
rVclook'Htttitrday nlglit an Vndlary
firo brokt1 out In the conft?tloncry
store of C. JL Adams, at Aubur', Ky.,
and half the-business part of thctown
Was destroyed. Lois, $22.Ji00; frllr
THE RED CltOSS.
ANirtr Ortlir IhtIUm: thr Atlrnllon ol thn
TeliurBihor rntltctli I.
Chicago, Bepteintvr ft -The ordor of
tht .Red Orobtf, a luntnal benefit asso
ciation, hns Issued clrcuinra proposing
teMKtf.fHiii which membefs of the
reeen brotherhood r telegraphers
.may bo transferred. .to She mnltH in a
body. A J. M:orrls, lata master work
man oS'the brotherhood In Chicago,
him isstit di n circular to Us members,
asking them to participate In' the now
movement,, and assuring them It will
not 1m in winbitiou ofpied.es mudo by
thein to the- W U. T, Co., when they
returned to work alter tho rrtrlke. l't
Is not kuowiv whelher Ihe Into httikeia
Yecatd the new uun'e favorably.
ClUMkWi - VlLKKDAtt.
Arrest of K minimi ,lw, "VtinTxn-ht
Thin Wild wFroo Cotilitrjv
New York. September 0. 0i ram.
nlalnt or Louis lrorrestor, a merchant
in Moscow, lUissIa, to the, IffnUed ,,.,-,.
States consul lt Hint city, UiaVbtaiWtyJ?
clerk, ,1. Gattluta .Jaskasfv, ugetl 25 '
years, had tied to this country vlth
1200 roubles bolougtug to his employ
ers, the police were. Instructed to look
for the fugitive. Ho arrived -niai-o
August IStU, and to-day wan arrested,
ho had not changed his niiniu or at
tempted to conceal his identity. Uo
told the police he thought this was a
free country, and he could not be- ar
A BUOCKSbn.'tn. jiukui.auv.
Meridian, Conn,, September l
Burglars entered the largo Jewelry
store of Henry M. Malhowthls morn
ing and opened tho safe by .cutting tho
door to pieces with eostly tooW, which
tboy left behind. They secured about
100 gold and silver watohea and aeal
rings valued at $1,000. Part of tho
same ntory Is occupied by Brooks &
Co., Htatloners, and their safe was also
forced open and about fttOftiu feuth
Hiieri)j: ' A wii'j: MtmuKitiiit.
Louisville. Ky., Sopteiiiber I11.
Thhmlay night Constantino Mundlo,
confined In the StnHbrd, Ky., Jail row
wife murder," hanged himself. Tho
murder was a horrible one. The v
man's thrott was cut from car to ear
With a hatchet.
A KENTUCKY Vtf.NDWl'A,
Lnutsvlllo, Ivy., Sepletnbor !). Near
Llsletowu, In Green count v, Ky,, Sat
urday, ;.Joo Bngley 'was shot
and mortally woumkd at the nunu
spot where his brother was killed two
months ago. A deadly feud existed
between Joe Ewanls ami Bngley on
one side and James Owen, Dodo
Dowoll nnd Mike llogeruon tho other
suie. jou liiutiey was Mtot irom am
bush, tho luU apparently being ftoin a"
Spencer title. Mike Hogers has, been
ivtroMed, but tho othets are trtlU at.
Colnliratlnu tlio Aanlvttriinryof llor)no
Baltlmnro, Sepleinbor 0. The rem
nant, of tile defenders of Baltimore In
1812-1-1 attended religious servle-'s to
day. Formally years It bus been Ihe
custom of the n-soeiatlon to assemble
at tho cltv lull on tho Sunday preced
ing the anniversary of tho battle of
North Point, and after marching
around the battle monument prnood
lo church. The meeting and ma ch
wcro omitted because or the
Infirmities of the members nnd
they woro taken to church
from their homes In carriage under
escort of the Wilson pot, G. A.H.
There wcro only six defenders Will
iam Bateholor, aged 00 : George Bass,
80; Nathaniel Watts. 88; Samuel Jen
nings, 80; Darius Wheeler, hO, and
James M. L. Ford, 87. Colo Statis
ht.rrv. n-jod 01. and Ashbury Janelt,
aged 87, aro the remaining memborsof
tlio association, nut were im iuihhi "
tirf it.liDitM in the celebration of the
anniversary. There wuh also atchurcli'
Richard B. Wuters, aged 81, or Mont
gomery county, who whs on p oket
Hutv at Fort Melleiny n tho night of
the'boinbarilimsntor that post by the
British in 18M.
Scranlon, l'a. September O.-Llhon
tannery at Htramuhurg, Pa., owned
bv 5Uc1inel D. Kesler, burned. Loss,
iiao.000; Insured. , , ,
ltdtiinoro, September fl.Jaelwnn
sqviare pattern in tills t-lty, belonging
to Henry & Taylor & Oj., yftwJ.
wltli all the fall trudo utock; InMiivt .
Several small frame liotihCo on Mill
l'lKeti sireet, owned nnd occujntd by
people, also burned. Very little Jn
(uuMice reported. (
Notfolk, Va September ft, An in-
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Europe. Obeuchaln alept In the build
ing. A largo quantity of gun
iiownnr vfti4 itiaeen uimur mo onnv
iMuntv. on tho Dismal Swamp canal,
dest roved everything-n the west Bide,
oflho canal, ijOrts vuhiihubw w t,
tiKWS J'lWM KTAXl.in.
LonJoil, Sopteiiiber 0 AtlvJcos
from Jorailo, West Africa, tinted
August loth, state that Henry M,
Stanley, after ponotratlmr far into thu
interior, returned to Stanley Pool. It
is believed Stanley Intends to travel
over the country cwered in his former
Journey along the east coast,
Boniittut'a lit-onxTHXAUv. ..,,.;.,
Berlin, September o.TheucoloiftU--" " ' ' '
tlon or Beptember 12ti tit Posen of the
Ill-centenary ralblng of the selgo of
Vienna by Sobleskl was originally for
bidden, but the prohibition in regard
to Htago plays lias boon rem ved In
several dlttrlcts. The managers of
theatres, however, aro warned to
avoid produchgiiuytltfn.e; on that oc
ciislon likely lo disturb judda onJo .,Wi
aulhoritlt will piinlsirtheofibadoislu
tho bcverest manner,
A CllAlT-b (VJN8BCUATKI),
Copenhngon. September 0.-Tlle
lturiilun chtipol was con.iecrated hero
to-day. The czar and czarina or Hussla,
tlio fclliii and queen. of GfUfcuet Ihe
Princess of Wnlisand nil mtuibcrs of
tho (lie Danish royal family were
COXHlDKUrXO TJIK TltKATV. '
Paris. September -0. Tlio Chlneco
ambiosador bad another conference
Willi French minister of foreign af
fairs. The depaittire of Miuquls
Tseng-for England h postponed.
TH13 VATICAN AND l'llUSHIA.
Rome, September 9. The. yntlcn
has adopted a very finportant d'clsi' :
In regard lo tho chunm, question I
Prusbfii, wlilch will permit the
movnl of the misunderstanding be-
itftti ino j'rtns an e.overuinein. in
the pope, and render n remi
iro which wus fired, and mi er.pl o -'0 00... Va Koptomber 0.--T
on followed completely wiooklig tho I exi buiL, JJ?.,u,,j, .j.-ni
Hiding. Fottunately for OboncfialU, fZViul JXl Or gUi of "
j wus not In the church at, the tp'1 un ', .li
thu QyojioNjJ-A t'AN'Ann.
Vvclono in Santiago do-Cuba Is wllh-
out foil ndatloii, t
Dublin, SenteuiberO.-A denuinslru
tlon unterlhe auspices of the Irish
Nutlonnl League was held at W nter
ford to-dny, In Which several known
agitators took part. Davht, n his
speech, said tho n ijoct ot the league
ww lo achieve national lndenino
r,.r Tboinml. At a mm met in nio
evening, Ulchard Power, member o
imrlliuiifni for Watei ford city, reily
lug to tho toast of -"Ireland as a na
tion," dercr.bwl that Hnglntid as a
nation mis insulted by l-mnee, hided
by Europe and hurrassed and eutbur
rassed I y Ireland.
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fo.ibo arrived t iIb JjlUT noon ltW
met at the depot 'by " WP?"'?'
Crown Prince Banriolph nl AU
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