Newspaper Page Text
The Daily Times.
KiTMBER 71. RICHMOND, VA.. THURSDAY. .lAM'ARY 13, 1SS7._ONE CENT.
jill-; DAILY Tl MKS.
? . M.B AT TC
ll v. v ,
.. ith n
crushed by t.
ow has aa asdy look, she
. ,.t Ban i< <??
... nsed quits
a paper on a
? at lie I
urd and finally got s
I cd red hun away.
? ind if hap dated
al le persisted,
it the officer jum
i i; ito Path
I'roi -t*i.--i Ignorance,
? ;.t Cambrkige last
? ? ol V> men.
i, . Gracious, a
. i i Lampoon
i ,i...- linker's ara.
. I '
sa, at al - ran*
1 f;< tilde at Foo da I-*ir, Wis., ia
located directly opp<??iu? nu undfrtakerrfs
J um north et tho slide ia tho shop cf a
A STORY OF JOHN KCNNA.
\ o,', Nut t io- only Beaatei Wa .
Bah.u:f^?l lu ?
He . ?
"1 nd gei
i . ? -. aboul '
. ?rn mt ti.
led, I say it ]
b tail, u
aa borny i
. I '
.lally well ?
.. :i I'm done apakingl"??
Pump * lourt,
i.,\i- Hu- Darli ms Dna,
Dean Swift having pn
In 1 ?. I I t" dine ?
tho judges, and having in bis sermon
tho law. !
. little hard ujKHi tb", e i
..?I causes which thoj tm
arong. When i
and the a lae bi
later retorted upon
and, utter some foncinj , the com
? m "Il tbe dei ii
i might not I "1 who (??-. i
ly replied Bwi ' : i
d then . i
ia l have thi i day don
i :,< ii iv lona suit
Lawyer ti dd younj woman) B
... ros, i
i ? iso state to the juc
ailh a ]'??? -I ? ? ' ha
."lc;it.'y)-( )r?ler in the
tra! i tw Jou
i bi Bm Man <>f < ???elenea.
Ti. < 'omi'T leda of u 4 yearn 11
i of that place who, havl
reprimanded bj Cher
? the Lord knew ever} ai I of
her Elf ?- En a half i
d bato the front parlor, end
Irely rejardlng the fire in the
i thu eat cunio ulong mid tn
i her good gi by pm rin ? and
robbi i h sr ankles Even that di I
not please ber, end ut last h< r mother heard
snap out: "Oe way, passy! It's i sd
enough to liavo God watching me without
having you tagging me around. "?New
OUR COAST DEFENSES,
THE ADVANCES MADE IN HARBOR
Tho Old PcfSj Nott J'raetiealW Ufletesa
The Largest Qaa la tho WarldMThe
iieitii Dealing TorpedeB*Grnson's las*
The i of coa-t defenses for this
country bs actively before the public
for f K-nts
whi rh wi ra origin i and con,
hold 'rood to ii ry, Th ? :t at
' i out
by Gen. J< ? ? (I T >ttv n, who d tl.o
about i imo
? "I til !S il .' 1
example red well i i rb lm]
trative power of modern arl ll ry Cio
mass of th'-?> old time fortifications
ha> di parts)
? "thi: naccw-." n. Y.
During months t
??ds of m a de?
fenses and the initial number of Scribners
m Belo < sub*
eer. ' 'c I
other n.'iii >us i. . we ii.ivo
at once. Not thal ta
dry will I .? o
I i .
the big guns i
"NX . ' ? '
A KUI PP Bl ttl
Thia 'ii a
I he folk)* I '
will H'i vi t.mi > aansIdea
Length, 45 feet 6 in r of
bore, ll inches; weight 115 I
powder, BOO ]
gun, w itu the excep
lame sin. the \ rop rty of the I
mont, is the largest pl< ? s
ns of I
\ md it who
i, armed with
port- icj .
He was naturally bashful, and In ber <-ors
pan-, lomb as an oj ter. she under
; bim, uad one evening asked plainly
what made him &<?> silent whenever la) called
"I?er?I dont Irnow," be stammered. I
alwaysab baTeaomotnlngtosay i?eforoyou
earns ut I bi I can't get it out,"
"Indeedf" I ncouragingly.
" Yi-s. I am hko a bottle that ia corked up
"Very tight, Mr. Smitbr
"Vi s indeed, very/'
"Well that isn't so l>ad BS you think. Thura
is ono good thing ut>out lt."
"Uha! tait, prayl"
"Why, y.c Know, the tigbhW a InitUe is
? i the more forcibly If pops."
He grasped the situation at once and now
abe doesn't care whether bs talks or not, She
is content to do it ail herself. ? Aiercbaut
LIVElb SHORTENED BY THE WAR.
(ion. M> ade di
? . Ciiini died st t (>T
Gen. Ban ? I l when bodied.
Gan, hi ras about 00 when be died.
. was only BO when death o
Cnn. Qeorga ll. Thoma.- died when but54
Death overtook Cnn. Logan at the samo
ago bs Grant, (.:;.
Admiral farragut, tbsgreatSSl naval hero
of tita war, h.. 1 to bs 00 years ol<L
Francs boasts of tho oldest old maid In the
weld, tsho i.s 101) yean Obj and lives at
Aucb. lb r name is Mile. Ike it".
A eofOred man. John Wost, who was quita
Bnetabfe character tabb) way, died at Lan>
bertvilte, N. J,u faw dsysagO aged U7 years.
Ho has been, successiver/, a stave, a doctor
ami test of all a preacher.
Professor IIiimphiey, of Cannu idga, laid?
land, has pn pared Intsrasttag tables about
centenarians. Ile fiiid? that tho pSOphj who
Uve long? ai are tbo*e who blept about nine
Boura a night, who were careful about exjios
big thnnv-lvca and who wera temperate ia
their Labi la,
1 afar?Clag laetdenta ami 8aeatf>
Wabbtbotox, January \'2? Mr Hoar,
rn m the Committee on Claims, reported
ile inn lo extend ihe lime for filing
-?lain.- in the Coori of Claims under the
French spoliation act for twelve months
additional, and on bia motion the bill was
li ri d and paaaed.
The Speaker announced the appoint
kins as ' onferrees on the bill tor the allot
iit' nt of land in si ri rally lo Indiana.
The floor waa then, under special order,
rded lo ihe Committee on the
Mr. Collins, of Massachusetts, called
up ihe bill providing tor an additional
. '? En the E5e< ond Judicial Circuit.
The House then proi eeded to tit" con
' sidt; Edmunds Anti-Pi
bili and the Tucker substitute
I \< TB AM? .11 M'.s WS.
81 n was a visitor on the
Hoot of the s. i, ile yesterday.
The confei n es on the electoral count
hill have agreed on Ihe bill virtually as
d by Hi" House.
? n decided to increase the ap*
riation for the harbor of Portland,
Mr', hom$10,000 I- 125,000.
not thought possible that a vote
will be reached in the Senate to-day on
? tm mi ree ri port, as set ?
i - itors .-till til .sire lo Ipi ali.
li ?! to his borne by the
! his may p 131pone
action upon the District appropriation
ted a petition
IHUigan, ot' this eily,
Raking an appropriation lo tesl ihe I
bili-', ? railway
"A . Walker bas been appointed
Frat< rnity, Mecklenburg
county, \'a.. and Lea la K Mason, 11
Sussex co intj. Va., John ll
Thom.".-. Ki land, Prince George county,
Thc House Coinage Committee yester
Idsy agreed to report the Senate trade
' dollar bill with amendments; also ordered
a favorable report on Mr. Wand's resolu
1 .-tl ii 11 _r for a statement of the a mon nt
of bilver bullion pu rc based mont hiv umbi
; ihe a't of February, 1878.
Dr. Willoughby Walling, of Indiana,
1 who has been nominated as Consul al
Leith, is a son-in lia o' William IL Eng?
lish, candidate ;.ir the Vice-Presidency on
the Hancock ticket, and was a prominent
r ihe position ol Surji 1 n
? ral "f the Marine H spital Service.
In il olution
.Mi. Hahone, w :(s adopted,
; di rei ling the < om rn il' Ci immerco
? 11 thc best in
of keeping the Potomac rivi r open to
? vent tin
of the river by ice or ll'o.n other
The : ? ? ? ? Mayor Rea III had
: In New Yoik spread like
wild fire thro I I
moi i i's way to the White
.-hoiked to learn that another part v i
! had been suddi nly remo He u as
! much relieved when the denial of the
report wu received shortly afterwards.
The Bricklayers' Convention trans
Bl) routine business \ < -li rda\,
and adjourned until this morning at '?'
o'clock, winn ii is. expected that ibo
question of merging the Union into the
Knights ot Labor will be brought np.
; Many of the delegates wearing blue
? s appropriately inscribed, called
al the White House tins afternoon and
paul their respecta to Ihe President.
The Fanni ra' Congress, at tbe Agricul?
tural Department, spent yesterday's set*
sion in a discussion of the proposed in
ler-Slate commerce bill, a majority nf the
delegates favoring Federal interference
for Ihe protection of the people. An1
amt ndment relative to long 11ml short
hauls, provoked ? Very lively debate, and
delegates from tbe Northwest and South
were opposed to catii oilier &S to the
p dlcy B bich should prevail.
\ Hope Maker's Bnielda,
.ii ci.. City, N J., Jan. li.?Frank
tieback a| vear-. a German rope*
maker, of No. lot Garden street, Ho?
boken, committed suicide this morning
b) shooting himself in the head.
A SiIiiiiiiiii .\s-.i?,i a,
Hi'iii ano LlOBT, Mass., .latiuarv 12.
The two-master schooner CarrieW. is
ashore half a mile north of this elation.
D .1 leak and was run ashore to
?n' lier linking. The crew WM
Balta Against kmerleaas
Mortebal, Qi bbbi , January 19.?The
Dominion Government has entered three
actions against J. c. Ayers) Co.,of Low
, ell, Massaclius il for comdemna*
tion of goods seized for undervaluation,
valued st 1120,000; second, for unpaid
dilly, extending back three years and
1 amounting lo $140,000, and third, for the
penally Imposed under the act.
An I mox <nt Man llmitf.
(>ii\w\, Out., January 12.?Henry
Beatty, B miner, was relied upon us a
witness to prove the innocence of
Sprnule, the Aim rican, recently hanged
in British Columbia. He could not be
found al the time of the trial, and
Sproule was executed. Pap.rs were filed
lure yesterday ibowing that Beatty,who
w as oct.lim il, ii-'s made an affidavit pro?
ving an ahoi foi Sproule. Sproule'a relu
ti\ es have began ?mii stains! ihe British
Columbian (iovcrumcnl for $50,000 for
; ila action.
HAI'l'IMM.s AT IIOMK ANO AltKOAD
as sim OTKB Tilt: WlBJtB.
.Murder ami ?sui. ide Barfed ta an Ava?
lanche An Lan assail Man Btsnasj v. M.
<'. A. < onvenfioi; Tilden'* Heirn Coal
Strike Tlire?it?-nid Suit-. V(,'ain-t Ainori
SUTTBD bi rm
llio OSBMMM oT the Internal Iti-veiuio Colli-e
tor ut I.oiiim ill*-.
Let rsv n.t.i.. !\v,.lanuary 12.?The of?
Sees of the Collei tor of Internal Revenue
in the Custom-house were gutted by lire
this morning at 2:80 o'dock. The origin
1 nf the Ora U nol known, nor can the loss
I be learned at this hour. Three million
dollars' worth of revenue Stamps were in
the vault, which was not s substantial
u tura, and which was in the worst ol
the fi ir}. Collector Cox bas been unable
to open it, owing to damage done by thc
Ore,and cannot learn whether the stamps
have been destroyed or not.
Lait;k.?The lire was extinguished
with ;i loss of about live or six hundred
dollars. Only a few records and papen
were destroyed, which can be easily du
Monler- Iii- Swirl lu art and Attempts
Nkw Out.K\n-. January 18?Valsfn
I'cnne, Bged 89, shot and killed hts sweet?
heart, Clara Carter, aged IT, last night,
and then attempted to commit suicide.
The bullet struck bi- skull, ami glanced
off, and he is not seriously injured. He
ll lil custody.
A Bridge Wrecked by the Cold.
Chu too, January 18.?A special from
ian,'Mich..says: The iron passenger
bridge, spanning Raison river al B
j. intense cold eau
the li l :ind draw upon the
William Black and Chat
ley, with ii herd of cattle, wen ?
ctpitatedto the Ice below. Both na-n are
Two Men Buried la an Avalanehi-.
Cm i Keogh, Mont., January 18.?On
January 2d Tony Wise and a Swede
named Martin wen- at work on the
Sheep mountain, near Cooke City,
developing some mining property ,\
huge slide swept down the mountain
and hurled the two unfortunate men into
eternity wit bout a moment's warning.
They wee carried thousands of feet be?
low, and their bodies will not be found
until the snow melts m-\t summer.
I..MIST FOHKIGM NKWS.
Bismarck's Warlike Bpeaeh.
London, January 18.?The speeches of
Bismarck snd Von Moltke wen- awaited
with intense interest and have produced
a deep impression throughout Europe.
The outcome certainly w ill be che i
? iy bill by this, or if no
marok plainly said, by a new reichstag.
Tin 7'i ? ipondenl desi i.
ni ii b as delivered with a stam?
mering sort of caution when referrin
Germany's relations with Russia, and
\\ ilii rapid Utterance when deal
in.: with Prance. Thc general toni
the -; eech sud his contempl for I be 11
in question and the bluntness of his
threats to the reichstag were charac?
teristic. ThealardKal nature of the sp
nlence: "In enmpari
v, ar ol 1890, or I koon
w uni oiler y< 1870 would
l's pla) i effect on
Pi ince." lt la a striking coincidence
that simultaneously with Bismarck's
-peech the French government anno i
au Increase In army estimates. The
: nmenl is pn pared to modify the
budget?reducing the expenditure* on
public works, tor Instance, bj fifteen
million fr:incs- and have resolved 10 in?
crease the army expenditure by eighty*
-ix million francs, the increased army
estimates to be mel by a new loan. The
English papen all ask this morning how
long, with Germany Baking for more mei
and Prance more*money, peace is likely
to bc preserved.
PABII r.< iioks BISMABCl'l woutis.
1*vKis.. January 18.?The speech of
Prince Bismarck In the German Reichs?
tag yesterday created a deep impression
herc, and thc general opinion is that it
docs not Increase the prospects of peace
The Matta,In its comments on the Ger?
man Chancellor's utterances, says: "The
account opened in ls;o will never be set
ilcd as long as the German flag floats
over Meta and Strasburg."
Joseph and Charles Sturge, extensive
coal merchants and millars nt Birming?
ham, summoned s meeting ol their rredl
tois Tuesday and announced their inabil?
ity to continue business. Their liabilities
are estimated al ?150,01 0
The Standard says Earl Cadogan,chair?
man of the Colonial Exhibition, bas rc
A series of evictions has been begun
On thc Winn estati - In County Iv
Al the tenants are evicted their lu
ara burned lo prevent tin return of their
Mr. George -I. Goschen, Chancellor of
the Exchequer, has consented to contest
thc vacant Liverpool Parliamentary scat.
Billi.i.s. January 18. -Among the war?
like tumors prevailing is one that Hus
sia contemplates licking sdescent upon
northern and northwestern Norway. It
is said that Hussim Bgents ara Intriguing
to canes an uprising among thc Fins
there that will serve as a essMBf belli for
her occupying thc territory.
Paru, January 18,?The Figaro pub
lishcs a stoiy in effect that the late Crime
Imperial left aeon and heir in the person
1 of an Illegitimate offspring by a young
English girl, with whom ne hud s bason
I ? i'nj.tr't says thc young gill endeav
toied lo sec thc ex-Kinpresa Eugenie, but
, was spni md, and in ber shanie tied to
j Australia, where she now Uvcb with her
A Y. M. C. A. < itiiN.'.itlnii.
Lynch rn ito, Va., January 12.?The
State Executive Committee oi the Young
Men's Christian Association has decided
to issue a call for a State Convention to
be held at Staunton, February '..Mst. A
resolution wa.-adopted to recommend to
the Slate Convention the establishment
of a newspaper.
Il bat ntieaVS Hi irs AMII Hu
Nkw v..nu. January IS The lamas
;t. is authoritativi ly announced in be?
half of the heirs of Samuel J. Tilden that
even if the courts decide that the so
called free library trust provided for in
the will is void they will fully carry out
Mr. Tilden's intentions and give to thia
city the largest and best free library in
\ ni- Coal ?trike mr. atoned
Hazbltob, P\. January 12.?If the
New Jersey coal handlers now on strike
approve of it, a strike will he declared
bwthc miners in the Schuylkill, Lehigh,
and a portion of the Wyoming regions
which will take 110,000 men out of tho
mines. This movement is set on foot in
order to aid the New .Jersey coal hand
lers in securing their demands.
Humed by an Oil Implosion.
Lam ash.i:, P\ , January 12.?While
the Columbia and Middletown wrecking
< i' wi were engaged in clearing away tin
wreck at Shock station yesterday after
noon tire communicated to a coal oil
tank near at hand and it exploded, scat
taring the oil among Hie railroaders and
setting lire to their clothing. Over a
dozen of tb'- men were seriously burned
No fatal results are ibu- far reported
The unfortunate men subdued the tlaine
by rolling in thc mow.
I ISAM I Al..
orted by <'. W. Branch A <'".. banker*
and brokers, rio. lilt Mainstreet.
New York Stock Market.
ur vi kw.
Nkw Yosjc, January ii The fad that
to-day bas !??, n tiie niio I : ;!"? Lou
dun settlement ba- i any foreign
trading ; and a rep"rt of I I Iidi sin
coupled with rumors of some action on tin,
pan -.I' Wi rh rn I. [staturesinstructii . tb' li
pport the Inter-State lull s t
now stands, eave tlc bears an opportunity to
br.ak the market--the bull party apparently
being content t" see the anon int'rest, lu?
te, and not caring to Interfere until the
?in becomes better defined. At the
-.'tine titi!'' there is ;t yerv deciib'd dtsinclina
lion "ii tbe perl of the outside public I i spec
nlate, nnd it may take some weeks before
ti is can be removed. In the meantimi
must expect a dull market; but, if railroad
earnings keep up as they appear to be d
not a materially lower one.
Prices mowed a considerable recovery du?
ring the bal hour, and eli -ed steady. Minny
.') t<> ti per cent.
BtATBSa i BJ i Asl, A*k?d.
North Carolina I Uni
North Carolina I ? l-l 126
. consols, ?
elers, 62 ?
Virginia 3 I ? > 10 4,'<
Virginia i'.'s, new. M|
a consol coup ins ? ri ti ?
niuo >iis.,,1 coup .
Janu j ?
City Ikw -
Kuli mond - - 1 U 143
llichmondl 121 1211
rn. bli 6H
\ 'ern. I ii ISM
K. Teni!., 82 82|
L. Tenn., 2d prefern
B, Tenn., common, l- i
Hocki 8'.?i I
, 06 [ssl
? and Nash . 661
M., K ll 611
N. AW.,prefen 62J 621
v. . i l England, 63 621
North westei U2l H'-'*
Northern Pacific, 60| OW
New York Central, 11*1 U2|
Petersburg, 70 ("I
Pacilic Mail. 49 SW
Reading, les SH
Uichmond iVrruimd. 43t 44
IL, P., and P div. obliga., 171 97<
St. Paul. KM W4
Inion Pacific, 691 fM
Western Union Tel , TM 73J
Last Tenneasee Pe, onj 99
Richmond and Allegheny, lat, 7oj 71
Virginia Midland, Incomes, 97 98
fleorgia Pacilic. 1st, KU HO
IL and H debeiituree. lon lrj
Texas-Pacific Kin's, 73 74
A. and P. Incomes, 29 294
New Orleans Pacilic. certa., K2 fcj
Shenandoah Valley. Ken I O's, 40 43
Clalaasje Grata ami Pieatnee Market.
Kep.irted hv C. ES. Lidford a\ I So . Crain
Commission Merchants. No. 0 South Twelfth
lui' ino, .January 12, 1887.
PTaaaf. ll ghost Lowest, (losing.
February, '. -j Ts 7*i
March, 701 Ts* 181
T.'i TM TM
May, 841 Ml
January, 68| 3.'>I ?'?i
Pebrua'ry, Itt 16 3?i*
March, 3?'i BM ?i|
May, 42 41* M
.Farm.irv, Ml 201 20$
I February, Mi Wi ?;|
, May, 60] Hf SO J
January, 11.68 11.86 11.08
arv, il.67 lliaJ 11.61
May, IMA 1140 H0J
i February. IJI 0 I Ul
March, 0 42 6.87 6.40
May, 0.57 6.52 0.55
February, 606 M?>
! March. ' .V.>7 I 6 01
May, 811 6.06 0.12
Intimated receipts Of toga, 3o,000.
rTaaat Highest Lowest. Closing
J.ium.ry, Oil Oil Oil
February, OM 91 j M
M.iv. Ml 9ii 90|
January, 471 ? 471 474
February, *H 4* 4>|
?lay, fcoj 5t>l coi
Ti 711 71|