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Chairman Fricjc Will Soen, Re
turn te His Desk. "
Bail te Be Furnished for Bauer and
Knold, the Suspects.
The Striker lime Enrlrelcd the Carnegie
Werk nud Will btep Recruits Nen.
Union Men Arriving Very Slowly
Petition for Arbitration.
PiTTsnuneu, Aug. .2. Mr. Frlck
passed a comfortable night; gat out of
his bed Monday morning, ate a hearty
breakfast and no doubt will visit his
office later in the week. It is said that
no mere bulletins of his condition will
be Issued by the attending surgeon.
The thirty-third street union mill of
the Carnegie Steel Ce., was in opera
tion Monday morning with non-union
men, guarded by Pittsburgh policemen.
The new men were taken into the
works under a guard at 0 o'clock in
The exact number of non-union work
men, at the Thirty-third street mill is
net yet known te Secretary Lovejoy.
Ne petition for the appointment of an
arbitration tribunal for settlement of
the Homestead troubles has been Hied
in court, nor will there be until Tues-
day morning at ,0 o'clock.
Superintendent of Police O'Me-ru, Dis
trict? Attorney Burleigh, and Attorney
Friedman, will arrange a satisfactory
" ball among themselves for the release
of Bauer and Knold, the suspected ec-
' cemplices' of Bcrkman, and will a6k
Judge Moere te accept it Because of
the absence from the city of Senior
Counsel Dickie, no suits in the Inms
case will be entered Monday. They are
- expected, however, Tuesday. Mere non
union men were taken te Homestead,
Monday morning en the steamer Tide.
There were at least ene hundred In the
Homestead), Pa., Aug. I. The claim
made by thcCarnegle people that they
would have 1,500 men at work Monday
morning and start nil the mills has net
been made geed. I went through the
' mills Monday morning. It is said that
one-half of them are In operation en
single turn. That is hardly possible,
as it leeks as though there are net mere
than 400 men working.
The company claims 1X50. Treasurer
Curry said that in the 110-inch and 3"
Inch mill they expect te put en the dou deu dou
ble turn Monday night. There is no
prospect that they will be able te de
that, especially in the 110-inch mllL
Many of the men they have are new te
their duties and it will take soma time
te break them in. Curry said when
asked why the expected arrivals hud
net materialized Monday morning, that
the men were coming tee fast and
agents had been notified te held them
oft! till accommodations could be pro
vided for them.
A squad of 20 men arrived here Mon
day morning from ClncinnntL hmveveiv
Texu Lunatic Aeylum Kirn.
Austin, Tex., Aug. 2. During a ter
rific electric rain storm the state lunatic
asylum here was struck by lightning,
and the northwest wing set an fire. The
water main from the city burst seen a
ter the fire started, and there beinfr no
"Water save that furnished by the bucket
brigade, the fire seen get a
strong held en the building, and
threatened te consume it, especially as
very high winds prevailed. The flames,
were, however, confined te the wing,
and all the patients, seme seventy-five
females, were rescued. The fire wee
very nercc, names leaping titty feet
high at times, nnd raged from 9 until 2
in the morning before being under con
trol. Gladstone Net Dungcreualy 111.
Losden, Aug. 2. Mr. Gladstone
passed a geed night Sir Andrew Clarke,
his physician, called upon him at neon
Monday. After his visit the physician
was questioned by the representative
of the Associated Tress, te whom he
stated that he was satisfied with the
progress toward recevery made by Mr.
Gladstone, but that the latter w us net
yet entirely rid of his cold und must
spend at least another day In his bed
room He Is permitted, however, te re
ceive these of his colleagues who call
upon him en urgent business.
Frightful TniKcdy Attending ttui itucctt.
Paris, Aug. 2. Twe closely packed
drags collided Sunday en the way home
from the Mulsens Lafitte ruees. The
horses became unmanageable, und
threw the drags down an embankment
into the gutter. All the eecujxints of
the drags were thrown out, und two
horses rolled down the cinbnnkment
with tbem. Four men were killed nnd
several men and women were severely
Heavy Cotten FuHure at New Orleans.
New Orleans, Aug. 2. Failure is
announced of the well known cotton
facterage firm of Bickham & Moere.
Ne statement has been made as te as
sets and liabilities, but the firm's busi
ness was large. The house has always
borne un excellent reputation, and the
active partner, Mr. Jehn V. Moere, Is
ene of the best known and most popu
lar men In the cotton trade.
Kidnaped by Union SIimi.
VicieniA, B. C., Aug. 2. The entire
non-union crew of the burk Richard the
Third was kidnaped by union Bailers
at Nanaimo und made prisoners for sev
eral hours. Twe of the leaders of the
union sailors were arrested, tried and
found guilty, nnd sentenced te fourteen
months' imprisonment each.
Isceretury router' Kojiietc.
W-8iiiNaT02', Aug. 2. Secretary of
the Treasury Fester will leave Wash
ington for Ohie as seen ns congress ad
journs. He will open the Ohie cam
paign nt Sandusky pn August 5, when
lib will deliver a speech which will be
the keynete of the republican campaign
TImi; (tomtit of Cnrclcciii'.
CovixeTOjr, Ky., Aug. 2. (loe. Wois Weis Wois
beser, a tailor, while sheeting at a
mark, carelessly handlvd the gun,
The weapon was discharged and Wels
beicr received fatal wounds.
personal ffi pints
jar" iett havcfrlcwlt vUtttny von, or If ynu
arc oetiwnuau en a rfult, ptaixe drop uta note
tn that effect.
Jehn Davidsen the painter is in Snrdis
L. Crane is visiting at
Miss Agnes Kane Is visiting friends nt
Ed F. Gelsel and R. P. Jenkins nrc at
Dr. CJ. W. Wardle
Sunday in Cincinnati.
and family spent
Themas Manien of Covington spent
Sunday with friends here.
Miss Minnie Pcrrie is nt home after a
pleasant visit at HepkinsviUc.
Lync Hcruden of Louisville is visiting
in this city and North Maysville.
M. C. Russell and Samuel B. Chunn re
turned last night from Cincinnati.
Misses Alice Cluney and Eunice llnfley
are visiting friends near Washington.
Mrs. Mitz and (laughter Aggie arc visit
ing Mrs. Frank Lloyd, Ne. 114 East
MUsByrd Avaul of Covington is visit
ing Mr. nnd. Mis. William McClelland
Mrs. Ames Gorden nnd son of Parkers
burg, W. Vn nre guests of Mr. and Mrs.
Jeseph F. Perric.
Miss Mary A. Uieen Is et home again
after a visit of several weeks with rela
tives in Covington.
Mrs. E. W. Themas of Manchester is
visitini: her parents, Mr. nnd Mrs. L. T.
McMullen en Lee street.
Miss Florence McDnniel
nfter sevcrnl weeks visit te
D. I. Bnbceck of Newport.
Mr. nnd Mrs.
Mrs. McFnrland and daughter of San
Bernardine, Cnl., nre here en a visit te
Captnin N. Cooper nnd ether relatives.
Mrs. Dr Jehn A. Reed has letumed
from a trip te Old Point, Washington,
New Yerk nnd ether points in the Enst.
Noueuy seems te miss the Atmiist elec
tion. It leeks like
te take held.
bnsehnll wns beginning
The wild man of Lewis county is still
At Cennersvllle Arthur Garnet, colored,
aged 14, was killed by lightning.
Yk&tkhday was the quietest Monday
in the Mayer's etlicc for some time.
Chahixs Davis of this city is new
express messenger en the L. nnd N.
Raymond Smith, colored, wanted at
Hendersen for murder, has been captured.
An unknown colored tramp was thrown
from a tiain near Hopkinsville nnd killed.
The Winn Cigar nnd Tobacco Com
pany has closed out its business in Ash
land At Stanford Dr. Samuel Helm, tiged 20,
died of typhoid fever. He wns a promis premis
ing young physician. .
Goiiden Outlaw of
shot in the light heel
The wound is serious.
The intention of carpenters and build
ers is invited te an advertisement ele
where in The LKuaKn
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Lei'is Khekieh and Jnmes Lehman get
Inte a diillculty near Mt. Vernen In which
Lehman was fatally cut.
Ei.dkii R. W.McCeiimick died nt Eli.n Eli.n
ville a few days since, aged 80. He had
beeu n minister 00 yours.
Colonel W. W. Bkuce of Lexington,
who has become insane, will be taken te
College Hill Sanitarium, Cincinnati,
TliE Ripley Fair mnnnccmeut have en
gaged Hnuckc's Reed nnd Jlrnss Band of
this city te furnish the music during their
meeting this year.
Miss Henhietta. who sued the Hetel
Royal Company. New Yerk, for $50,000.
will sue R. L. Illinium for a like nmeunt
for blench of premise.
R. A. Ceciihan, Jr., left for St. Leuis
Inst night te puichase severnl mien cars
for the electric street railway. They will
be here in time for the Fair.
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Detectives Crawford nnd Callahan
of Clncinnnti left Inst night for Denver,
te nsslst in watching for creeks gathered
there by the Triennial Conclnve of the
Mis Ada C. Sweet of Chicago hns
becti appointed a member of the Beard of
Education in that city by the Mayer, but
the City Council refuses te confirm the
Gkewik, Jehnsen, colored, was tried
before 'Squlre Grant ycstenlny for using
nbuslve Inngtinge te Nellie Robertsen,
also colored, lte wns lined $1 ami costs
Beth nru residents of Washington.
Tin; gross earnings of the 0. and O
for the year ending June iJOth were
$0,004,331) 11. as uguinst$8,127,lll 00 the
yenrbefore, and the net earnings $3,373,
817 83, a MRnltiat fS.SOO.ODS cH Inst year.
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MAYSVILLE, KY.t TUESDAY, AUGUST 2, 1S92.
KENTUCKY WEATHER REPORT.
What We May Kxpect llelween Tills Time
and Te-morrow Kenlii.
11W LEDGER'S WEATHER SIGNALS.
White etifiimer faih: Uluc iiai.v or hmiw;
With lllach ABOVi: tlll WAHMf.lt mew.
If llUuh'f iit-.NK TH Cei.tiKit 'twill be:
Unlirtci-'n shown no clmiive we'll see.
3TTht! nbe e terecat re mnilu ler a
period or tlilrt-(ilx unur, emllmr nt & o'clock
WI TTO 1)0 WITH A WATEItMKLO.V.
When jeu thump It with jour unjrers and It
sive a heavy sound.
Like summer rain a-fallln' en
the dry nnd
Just pet jour Harlow ready
nn' prepare te
uiiiKe a sw ipe.
And carte It straight an' steady, till It open,
red nn' Hpe!
Then fold jour Harlow earetul, an' take jour
Put one half en this lde e' jeu, the ether
half en that:
Then take the bluest In jour lap an' tear the
heart out, sol
An'niack jeurllp" an' pralu the Lord trem
whom all hlcssiniH Hew!
Hi.miEKT Cady has gene te Net weed,
O.. te take a sit in a drugstore.
Paul Chang was able te be out yester
day after a -overe spell of sickness.
The Christian Church will build a tmr tmr
senngc en the Fourth stieet trent of their
Chahles Victer was arrested at Green
up for thiewiug stones nt n C. and O.
Ledeeh has te thank Hen,
11. Payntei for valuable Pub
Jehn Day bus completed thebrickweik
en the four-story warehouse of Pogue &
Sevehal copies of the catalogues of
the Lexington Fair have been received at
Mas. Jehn Stheieht, suspicious of her
husbaud, literally grieved herself te death
William Bouehe and Theodere Krae
mcr, two venturesome lnds, were
drowned Sunday morning nt Red Bnnk,
The Ledeeh acknowledges the receipt
of the catalogue of the Mt. Olivet Acad
emy, which will open Monday, August
The failure of his parachute te work
caused the denth of Professer Edward
Hepe at St.-Paul, Minn. His body was
driven twelve feet into mud.
James B. Notes, who has been suffoi suffei
ing from scrivener's paralysis, submitted
te a surgical operation by Drs. Strede &
Samuels a tow days age.
The snloenlsts of Clncinnnti have been
putting in soda feuutnius, and seme of
the druggists propose te retaliate by sell
ing whisky at live cents a glns.
James Best, fermeily of this county,
has been appointed Jailer of Montgemeiy
county, in place of Mr. Tipton who was
killed The etlicc will be rilled by
election in November.
At Pesth, Hungary, a watchman named
Gulj us wns condemned te be hnnged for
murderini! a fellow watchman, his wife.
hoi sister, and his three children. It
doesn't seem that any of 'em get away.
Vice President Mohten hns been
honored with n set of resolutions from
the Women's Industrial League of the
country recognizing his kindly interest
in the cause of the female brcnd-wlnner.
Atleiilluii, Knights uf M.Jehn.
Regular meeting this evening at 7.80
o'clock. All members nre requested te
be present. Geoheb F. Bhewn, Prest.
Willinm Meran, R, and C. Secretary
Bill Uekleh, colored, of S'irdls. wns
convicted in 'Squire Ginnt's court of vio
lating the local option law, and lined $25
and costs. The warrant against Hnrriseu
Vance, colored, chaiged with the same
offense, wns qunshed en motion of the
Jehn M. Dicksen, n clerk in the Heme
stead mill, who Is an important witness
in the riot cases, entered suit agninst
Emery Spiers and a number of ethers for
surety of the peace He alleges that his
life hns been threntcned If lie persists in
testifying ngnlnst the lietcrs.
Dlmiine m present session of Congress
l),S3: hills nnd joint resolutions hnve been
introduced In the Heuse, nnd U.G04 in the
Sennte The Heuse passed 175 bills, of
which 2d4 were 'nftcrwnrd pasted by the
Sennte. The Sennte passed 091 bills, of
which only lia were nftcrwnrd passed by
Tiik Postmaster Gem-ral has adopted
the new designs for a postage stamp te be
Issued in commemoration of the discovery
of America. The Issue will include all
values and will lear designs of n historic
character, each representing some Inci
dent In the llfe of Columbus or picturing
BQinetlilng npprnnrlnte te Its purpose.
A Louisville wandering physicinh was
fined $100 at Paducah. His name was
Reijeht C. Fleheh. a feimer well well
kuewn Heur nnd prevision merchant, is
dead at Cincinnati, aged 84.
Chinese paper cunency Is in red, white
and yellow with gilt lettering and gor
geous little hand-drawn devices.
At Homestead Sunday there were
church services for the non-Union men
held in one of the Cnrnccin nulls.
Them Cedy, one of Covington's real
popular young men, nnd pretty Miss
Anna Hair were married nt Bellevuc.
Whitelaw Reid will visit his old
home nenr Xenla, O., August 15th. te
celebrate his mother's eighty-ninth birth
day. - m m m ii
Checkers or dmughts were known te
the aucient Egyptians and pictuies 4,000
ears old repicseut a quairel ever the
i m m
Meuehead is full of lleas. The Sun
s:n s it is uethini; unusual te see the prom prem
ennders of both sees step en the side
walk te scratch
The Women's Christian Temperance
Union has established a fite milk booth
en Franklin Square. Philadelphia. It is
A house-te-house collection of letters
for the mails has been tried by the Post
master of St. Leuis and Is declared te be
u complete success.
One of the natural curiosities of Asia
is the Great Salt Desert of Persia. It is
many miles in extent, and is a solid in
crustation of salt several feet thick.
The R. A. R Baseball Club accepts the
challenge of the Fifth Ward Club for a
match L'ame of ball te be played at the
Maysville Fair Grounds Thursday after
noon The Rajah of India, who likes showy
things, has had mnde a fuinituie set nil of
gias glas bedsteads and chairs, huge
glass sidebettids and ether nrticles of
Twe woodsmen near Bay City, Mich.,
named O'Brien nud Lnfcinni. fought out,
with butchci knives, their differences
evei their cook.- whom both loved.
O'Brien was killed and Lafernai may re
cover. Dn. Pearce Pehieu. the milk in
spector, dining the past week made the
rounds of the dairies that supply Coving
ton and found a vast improvement In
their condition cempaied te what he
found iu first visits.
MAS0X COUNTY DEMOCRATS.
Deli'gates InMriidt'il for llarheMin anil
Sallee J. C. Owens for Corener.
The Democrecy of Masen county met
in convention yesterday afternoon at the
Couitheuse for the purpose of selecting
deleg.ites te the Judicial Convention te
be held ut Augusta August 55d, and also
te nominate n candidate for Corener te
till the unepired term et M. T. Cockrell,
As far as the first part of the proceed
ings were concerned everything was en
the "cut and dried" order, and there
were neither cheeis nor tears.
Chairman of the county committee
James N. Kehec called the convention te
elder promptly at 2 o'clock and stated
the object for which they were sum
moned. Secretary G W. Rogers called the roll
of precincts and the credentials were
passed in. There were no contests.
A. K. Marshall of Lewishurg was then
nominated by J C. Everett for Chair
man. G. W. Sulser nominated L. W.
Robcitsen but withdrew the nomination
at the request of that gentleiunn. Mr
Mnrshall also wanted te be excused, but
his friends would net have it. He was
elected by acclamation, ami J. C. Everett
and T. J. Cheneweth appointed a com
mittee te escort him te the front.
Upen assuming the chair Mr. Mnrshall
made a very neat little speech. He
thanked the convention cordially for, te
use his own language, the first honor
ever conferred upon him by the Demo
cratic party of Masen
U. . KeLers was nonuneieii uy J is
Kehec te be Secretary, He was chosen
unanimously. M F Marsh was nomi
nated and elected as an assistant te the
Secietury. It seen became very evident
that he needed one
The following resolutions were then
offered by J. N. Kehoe and unnnimeusly
"Jlenelval. Thnt the delegates fiem
this convention are Instructed te cast the
solid vote of Masen comity for Hen.
James P. llarbosen for Circuit Judge,
and Hen. Jnmes 11. Sallee for Common
wealth Attorney, ami hi favor of nil
questions touching their interests.
"Jitsekeil, Thnt all known Democrats
of this county are appointed delegates te
the Augusta "Conveutieu. and that these
present in person shall enst the vote of
the county nnd vote the sanie as n unit
upon all mntteis coining before the con
This much being done te the npparent
snt sfnetien of till, nominations for Coie
nor were declared In order. G. W. Sul
ser nominated Jehn D Ree and Jehn L
Whltnkcr nominated James C. Owens.
Secretary Rogers called the roll of pre
ducts, and auneuueed the result. The
lesult was he had te call the roll ever
The large discrepancy in the vote as nn
neunced, 20 for Owens and 10 for Ree, Is
net thought te have been intentional
The outcome of the second roll call was
the same as the tlist, but the wheels had
disappeared' from the Secretniy's head
nnd he announced Owens 2J, Roe 10
Jnmes C. Owens was declared the neinl
A committee consisting of S. D. Clnrke,
T J. Cheneweth and Jehn L Whitnker
wns appointed by the chair te notify Mr
Owens of his nomination. After Ti wait
of several minutes the committee re
turned nnd Ftated through Mr, Clnrke
thnt they could net prevnll upon Mr
Owens te appear, but that he accepted
the nomination nnd would de Ids best te
Tite convention then adjourned,
Of the People's lluildiiig Asioiiutien A
Splendid Shew hip; It Is.
Secretary Baldwin hns submitted te the
Directors his report of the nffnirs of the
People's Building Association, ns follews:
MAisvn.r.r. Kv.. July .JOth, li-'rj.
Te tkc Ojftctm 'illd Memlitr tlie iVeptc'
IJulUltim Afeclntlnn Giutlemen: Ilelewls mj mj
repert ler quarter endiiur Julj;ilst, IS'fJ:
WcckIj- Dues ? flAVI 7"
Menth!)- Dues. . . .'fiJ A".
l'Jnes . . . 10 60
Interest U71 1")
Trnnsfer 'J T'i
Attorney Kee . . . 1" 00
Initiation 61 shores .. 310 Wi
Overdrawn en Treasurer. 14,w 53
-f J1.4T 53
Paid for S3 "hares cancelled? l.(nt! 50
Lenns en mertirnttts 1U.73U en
Leans en stock . .30 00
I'Mil suluries, expenses, etc 1." 113
Paid dividend Ne. I ... 1.07s 00
Paid Attorney 137 00
Overdiawn en Treasurer as
report April 30th, lStt 1,70 70
Ei'ch hnre of stock has paid In a follews:
First series . . 1 60
faeeend series . . 3 S3
Stiitcmad uf Slum.
Ne. shines In first scries. Muy, 'VI 107s
Ne. eancelltd durim,' this quarter.
Ne. shnrcs Issued In second
ceinmcnclmr May 7th, 'J2
Total number shares Iu Association l,tsl
Keiiert L. Halkw IV,
Tiniitfri uf Ileal fc-date.
Henry V Riggcn nnd wife te W. J.
Davis, one-fourth ncre of land, considera
James Smithers te Perter White, let in
Washington, consideration, 100 cash.
The Baptist Academy at Lebanon was
set en fire by nn incendiary and damaged
te the extent of several hundred delhus
St Lel'is is in the midst of what may
be termed a hotel building boom, no less
than eight first-class hotels being in
com se of construction in that city.
There will be meeting of Confidence
Ledge Ne. 52, beginning at 4 o'clock this
afternoon, for the purpose of cenfeir'ng
the third degree en four candidates
Lunch at close in the banquet hnll. All
brothers, resident and visiting, invited te
Five minutes lest each day Is in a year
three days, two hours, five minutes; tcu
minutes is siv days, four hours, ten min
utes, twenty is thirteen days and twenty
minutes, tlurtv minutes is "nineteen days,
four heuis, thirty minutest sixty minutes
is thirty nine days and one hour
The committee appointed te supple
ment the Congressional appropriation of
8100.0CO with a .50,000 subscription with
which te entertain the G. A. R. visitors
in Washington City next mouth, has
about completed Its work, and $150,000
will be expended inthatdiiictien. There
are 350,000 visitors expected.
Gknervl Speed S. Fry is dnngereusly
ill nnd can hardly recover General Fry
was beru near Danville in 1817, was edu
cated nt Center nnd Wabash Colleges,
served hi the Mexican War, wns long the
Ceuntv Judge at Danville, raised a regi
ment "at the beginning of the civil war,
fought the bnttle of Mill Springs, when
with his own hand he slew the Confede
rate General Felix K Zolliceffer. He
participated in the buttle of Perrv
ville and ninny ether engagements In
18G2 he wns mnde a Brigadier Geueral
and later was given command of the
Eastern division of Kentucky Since
the wnr he ha practiced lnw, except
from 1SC9 te 187.1 when he was n Collec
tor of Internal Revenue.
Dr J M Leoan Is n prominent nnd
prosperous phsicinn at the pleasant
mining town of Kilgore, Carter county
He is withal an excellent citizen and a
gentltmnn without guile. It happens
thnt the Docter has an interesting family,
among its members n lovely nnd nccem
plished dnughter, who fill the position
of pharmacist in her father's ding-tore
Thus she has aided the Docter in ticcumu
lating a hand-enie competency and for
this leisen numerous jealousies sprung
up These took en the feim of slnnder,
and It was net long until Miss Legan's
icptitatien wns nttacked by some of the
wretches. The slanders reached the Dec
ter's ears, nnd it wns net long before he
discevert d one of the traducers. This
one wns promptly divested of his whis
kers nnd treated te a spendid pummellng
at the hands of the Irate Docter, while his
" pal" skipped the county The action
of the fnthei is heartily indorsed, ns in
deed it would hnve been if he had adopted
the genuine Kentucky pl.iu of sheeting
the assailant of his daughter's character.
Miss Legan is a lovely young lady, nnd it
Is because of her exceptional charms of
person, mind and manner that she has
iveked the envy nnd malice of thee who
nre less fettuiinte
In Cincinnati the estate of Alexander
Swift paid ever te the Clerk of the United
States Court $-1,501 00. Thereby hangs n
tide. Iu the year 1(50 Sauiuel McKee ex
Congressman" fiem this District, becunie
Pension Agent in Louisville The Gov
eminent exacted a bend from him of
iflOO.OOO It wns signed by ten geed
men Alexntuler Swift wns one of them,
and Hezekinh S Bundy, father-In law of
ex Governer Feraker, wns another Fif
teen years later the Government ills
covered thnt the ncceunts of Pension
Agent McKee were &1.4S0 72 short In
the list of ten bondsmen of nmple nu'nns
at the time the undertaking wns given,
there appeared te he but two remnlning
whom It wns worth while te sue Thcse
were Mr. Swift nnd Mr. Bundv. Accord
ingly n suit for $3,480 72 wns filed against
them. It wns resisted, nnd progress whs
very slew, nnd thrce years later Mr
Bundy met witli reverscs, nnd it beenme
evident Mr. Swift would be obliged te
assume the whole lead. But before any-,
thing wns dene Mr Swltt died. The
representative of his estate wns nuule a
party te the suit, and a settlement at last
effected. But in the meantime the Inter
est nnd costs had incrensvd the claim
mero than $1 000 ever the sum for which
the suit was brought,
. .A SMOKER
Carelessly Sets Fire te a Tank
A Terrific Explosion Fellows and Forty
People Are Burned,
Tour of Them Fntnlly The Flames Shet
Upwards, It I Claimed, 400 Feet,
and the Uurnlnjr Fluid Waa
Thrown in Krcry Direction,
Springfield, O., Aug. 2. At 7 o'clock
Monday night, while about 200 men
were standing around the Big Four
wreck at Celd Springs, borne idiot smok
ing a pipe emptied the contents of the
bowl Inte some debris which un
fortunately had become saturated with
naptha from one of the wrecked cars.
Instantly there was a flash and a tongue
of fire ran along the ground for a dis
tance of about fifty feet
The men went te work at once te ex
tinguish the blaze which slowly worked
its way te the .tank from which the
naptha had leaked. The men were re
peatedly cautioned te be careful, but ns
time passed they became indifferent
About half an hour elapsed when there
was a terrific cx-plcolen of the naptha
tank. A small stream of the oil net
larger than n wheat straw hefl reached
the bkizc. The Uame ran up the side of
the iron end, and then with the thunder
of the explosion there was a flash of
light that lUumlnated the whole heav
ens for an Instant
On mnn. a few hundred feet away,
said the blaze of light extended upward
about 400 feet The burning oil was
thrown every way, and forty people
were badly burned, four fatally. The
four fatally burned are Tem Harris, a
quarry man, who, as he lay en a bed in
one of the little houses in the locality,
presented a sickening sight He was a
huge blister from head te feet; Win.
Crane, burned about the bead and back;
Jehn rianes, neck and facc Wm. Ken
nedy, all ever.
The ethers badly burned are: Frank
LlebehL E. M. Evans, Frank Dennis,
L. S. Wens, A. Zimmer, S. W. Liebold,
J. II. Berry, Ernest Wilsen, Jeck Tobin
and Sam Cellins, all from Delaware Delaware
Ohie, and members ei the Big Tour
wrecking crew; James Ferd, Wm. Kurtz,
Wm. Miller, Clark Baker, Thad Bratner,
Dennis Wright Frank Snyder and Peter
Mower, all quarrymen.
A relief train, with Drs. L. E. and C.
W. Russell and J. D. Myers and assist
ants aboard, went te the scene of the
explosion at once from here. The
whele locality is in mourning ever the
event and If the man with the pipe Is
found a necktie party might result.
Alabama Gobi for Jenes.
Birmingham, AJn., Aug. 2. By the
1 itest election returns it seems that the
state is safe for Jenes by something
eer fifteen thousand, but if the coun
try precincts show up with the major
ities Kelb expects, the result is very
close. This is net impossible, but the
prebabillths arc thnt the eutside coun
ties are largely one way or the ether.
The majorities will be almost a
stand off. Thh county, the
largest In the state, hns gene
for Jenes by four thousand majority.
Birmingham giving him all but 440
of her votes, and the miners voting that
w ay pretty generally. But the farm
ing precincts, where the alliance folks
live, are showing up heavy for Kelb.
But the state seems 6aie for Jenes and
the regular democracy by something
ever 20,000, the usual majority being'
ever 60,000. The legislature is in very
grave doubt and as Kelb w ill certainly
contest the election, this Is a serious
point Jenes' majorities arc lumped
In the large counties, while Kelb's are
1 Louls Hie
.. . 1
. .. 6
1 St. LeuU S
( Pittsburgh 0
I Chicago S
J Ualtlmore 11
1 Pliiladephla 1
( W'8-.litnRten f
1 nroekhn .. 3
1 New Yertt . 3
lletr The- I Limit.
Wen. Lest. Per Ct.
Rcrslen . .
Nen Yerk .
liuni llrgtim II Ik Vult.
PriTfja'KGH, Pa., Ang. A Ex-Private
lams, has begun the various suits
ugninht thee whom lru claims wronged
him nnd injured his geed name, and
made informatiens before 'bquire Keilly
against Cel. Hawkins, Lieut-Cel.
Strenter, Assistant Surgeon William ,
Simpsen Grim and ethers unknown,
charging them with aggravated assault
and buttery. Warrants were Issued
nnd placed in the hands of constables,
who went te Beaver Fall and Washing-
ten, IHi., after the men. It is expected
that the defendants will be arrested
Tuesday nnd waive a hearing for thb
September term of court.
A TheiMHnd IJnllrte for Frlck.
New Yeiik, Aug. tt, Emma Geldman,
Bergman'b sweetheart addressed a
small audience of "Anarchy-Socialists"
Monday evening. She spoke of Berg
mun as "the here of Pittsburgh."
"Prick was net killed by the bullets
aimed," 6he hald. "but It Is net all ever
with him yet There are oee thousand
bullets waiting for him."
Pirrsitrneii, Pa., Aug. 'iMarcus
Albreeht, the old bhee raalcer, who
lived with Helnrlch Bauer, the anarch
ist, was at rested by the Allegheny '
police, but afterwards released. The '
old man was badly frightened wlien ar
rested, and stoutly denied that he was
LecUt-tl-Iu Children Fir tire ((ousts
Lake Pnevinr.xcE, LeTT Aug. 2.
Three children of Hubert Dersoy, .col
ored, the eldest even years, being
locked up In Uielr cabin while thu
parents went te church, et the place
, nil iv, and wcru burned te death.
i Jit rs."