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ZII.MEIt.MA V SMITH,
Publishers and Proprietors
PEOPLE KILLED, TWO
Casualties on Railroads for the Yeai
in Pennsylvania-Further Slight
Shrinkage in Prices Fears for a
' Pacific Steamship.
A Tosse Ilunts Down a Murderer.
-Near Cynthiana, Ky.. Orville Eals. a
farmer, killed John Fields. With his
vife Eals escaped and took refuge in a
cabin. A iosse was organized and lo
cated him Saturday night. Sunday
morning an attack was müde upon I
ccbio. Kais resisted the aftsck by a
fusillade of shots, which was returned.
'A man earned McCombs, of drownings-
Tille, was killed, and two others, Her-
l.ert and Wells, fatally shot. hen the
firing from within ceased the posse forced
I ll a 1 1 hon I
on entrance and found the dead body of
iChls and the murdered Wdy of his wif.
who had Wen butchered with a hatchet,
Irobably before the arrival of the posse.
ft 3Iay Be Lost with All on Board.
t the Xorlhern Pacific kteam-
Kliin Aflif' -it Tiienma. Wash, reveals that
no tidings have been received from the
Twi-nl........ n..t 1 nnd left Victoria
the next dv. Second Officer Smith, of
1 1 1 TT rlVUUiri .A. II, j Ai r m" " -
jrivm up hope that the Strathnevis will
yet turn up all right- It must have run
short of coal and put in some port in the
Aleutian Islands. There is plenty of
condensed milk and flour on board. If
Cant. Pattie did put his vessel in there it
an be nicked ud all right by a British
man-of-war sent out from either Victo
ria or Yokohama, but if the Strathnevis
is disabled ami drifts much south of the
track followed bv Oriental steamships
nnd other sailing vessels the men are
liable to die of starvation before being
pkked up. If the steamer finds a snug
anchorage in th Aleutian Islands it is
llkelv to lie there all winter, making
.Yokohama in the spring. With passen
gers and crew the number of persons ou
board was about 1ÖO."
Rally to the Aid of Clark.
t People of the North are sending money
nr.d letters to the noted octoroon. Lewis
leorge Clark. he hero of Mrs. Stowe's
"Uncle Tom's ( abin." She portrayed him
as George Harris. Dispatches were sent
out saving he was in a destitute condition
at Lexington. Ky. He has received let
ters containing contributions from
Dwight. III.; Albany, X. Y.; New York
City; Baltimore; Winchester, Ind.; and
Pittsburg, Pa. All the writers express
treat svnipathv for him. His little cot
tage was about to be sold for taxes and
the money he received was paid over to
the Sheriff to keep a roof above Iiis head.
A movement is on foot, started by a
young lawyer of lexington, to give him
h benefit at the opera house in the near
Trade Still Waiting.
i R. G. Dun & Co.'s Weekly Review cf
Trade fays: "Business has not im-
proved, though there is little change ex
cept in the shrinkage of prices, which a
Teriod of inaction naturally causes. Af
ter the extraordinary buying of the sum
mer and early fall a marked decrease was
inevitable, and it is yet too early in
most branches of business to judge how
far the future was anticipated in pur
chases. Retail stocks are still reported
full in nearly all .branches, with delayed
distribution in many on account of un
favorable weather. The movement of
crops is only fair, both cotton and wheat
Wing largely kept back hi the hope of
higher prices, and there is a prevalent
feeling that foreign imports will fall off
l Slaughter of the Steam Roads.
The returns to the department of in
ternal affairs of the steam railroads
operating in Pennsylvania show that
3..iS persons were killed and 10,j05 in
jure! by them during the fiscal year end-
-d June 0, 1895. Of those kille! twenty-
nine were passengers, 447 employes, and
1,107 other persons. The passengers in
jured numbered 012; employ-, S,34G;
others persons, l.t40. From the returns
of all roads to the department it is found
that to every 4'.l'2 employes there is one
killed, and to every twenty-three one in
jured. Among passengers tue ratio is
one killed out of 4..'Ur,7lN, and one in
jured out of J07.201.
' The Rev. Dr. I. M. Wise, the senior
Tabbi of the Plum Street Temple, Cin
cinnati, Ohio, is responsible for this
statement. He has been oflici iting for
jtlmost forty-two yiars. Not fewer than
30,000 Jewish weddings have occurred in
the city during that time; among all theso
only three divorce suits were tiled. In all,
jvives sued the husbands.
Four persons were drowned in the
Monongahela Rivei below Brownsville,
Pa., Saturday night. They were return
ing from Brownsville to Wood Run in a
ikiff. Thej' got too close to the steamer
James G. Blaine, which was coming up
stream, and the waves upset the skiff.
throwing them all into deep water. Noth
Jug i-ould be done to help them in the
darkness. The men's bodies have been
On Thanksgiving Day morning the
pexton of Calvary Cemetery, Cleveland,
Ohio, discovered that the grave of Mrs
Mary Malloy had been robbed and the
Wly taken, lie placed the case ia tho
hands of the police and Friday two de
tectives found the ImmIv in the dissoctiug
room of Wooster .Medical I ollegc. 1 hey
arrested Henry Griffin, the janitor of the
college. button, apparently from his
oven-oat. having been found beside the
The history of crime in St. Iui. Mo.,
last week was an unusual one, an arcrag-i
of one murder a day ami several stab
Mugs and shooting of a b-xs dangerous
nature leinir the record. The latest vic
tim was Harry Porter, colored, who died
of a wound inflicted by Gorge Craw
ford, also colored, who shot Porter for re
fusing to buy a can of beer.
II. C. Balwock. president of the Chero
kee Manufacturing Company, was found
In his oflice at Dalton. Ca.. with a bullet
wound through his heart. N cause is
known for s licide. as his family relations
were entirely happy.
Rc Julius Uewke. of Jersey City, has
ieft the pulpit and opened a saloon.
Russia has ordered 1.12 KJ tons of Har-
veyizd armor-plate from a Bethlehem,
Pa., iron firm.
Worry over involve! financial affairs
caused .Taines B. Skelian. a Neu lurk
broker, to commit suicide.
The remains of (General Winfieid S.
Hancock are to he removed from Norris-
town. Pa., to Arlington Cemetery, Wash
Bv the breaking of an axle on a car
tf a cable train in the Cambria Iron Com
pany's mine at Johnstown. I'a.. eleven
miners were seriously injured and one
The Colt divorce case at Providence, It.
I., is said to have been settled outside of
court. It is also reported that Colonel
Colt's prosecution of Van Alen will be
Bv the bursting ot a steam pipe in
Ilammersteiu's Olympia Works at New
York eleven men were badly scalded.
1-V.xl Witifirr u-ii. instaiitlv killed mid
Andrew Huggius will die.
t..,'. t i-.,rm,.i
..w,,,! ..,,1 tl,o eommnnion
; " , . , R
, . .,mmvU,, Tllisl ,vas i(,rtun-
atelv discovered at mass.
Ilyman Ilettenliost, a well-known pugil
ist and trainer, of lwooklyn. shot ami
killed his two children and himself Sun-
da v afternoon. Ilettenliost was the pro
prietor of a college of physical instruc
tion in Brooklyn.
In view of the statement from the dep-
tity collector of customs at Lewes, Del
to the effect that a thorough search had
fflil"! to discover arms, ammunition or
men on board the Joseph W. Poster, the
secretary of tie treasury ordered the TCS-
A- TT. Fuchs' millinery store at St.
Louis was damaged J?JCK,(MX) by fire.
Vice President Stevenson and his fain
ily left Bloomington for Washington.
The Nebraska Savings ami Exchange
Bank at Omaha has closed its doors and
will go out of business.
At Cleveland, Ohio, arrangements have
been completed by which .".KM Christian
Enden vorers are to unitedly pray for Iu-
Silver Democrats of Ohio are preparing
to enter the Presidential fight next year,
It is projosed to nominate Congressman
Sibley, of Pennsylvania, far President.
What is supposed to be the skeleton of
Joseph Fromnicl. of Nelson, Wis., was
found in the woods near the mouth of the
Chippewa River. Fromme! left home last
January in a despondent mood.
By a decision of the Montana Supreme
Court Andrew J. Davis. Jr.. of Butte.
gets a clear title to Sl.OoO.OiKj worth of
stock in the First National Bank of Butte
left by his uncle, the late A. J. Davis.
William I. Royce when arraigned at
Sioux City. Iowa, for the murder of Con
stant Roiish. alias Nellie Patton. former
ly of Van Meter. Iowa, whom he shot, en
tered a plea of insanity due to cigaret
Forty-six people killed; three hundred
and thirty-six wounded. This is a part
of the price in human life and limb the
citv of Chicago has paid in eighteen
months for the privilege of rapid transit
bv the trolle system.
Judge J. D. Rose, president of tin
Currvville. Mo., bank, has been hic
coughing constant'y for the last week.
Although several doctors have attended
him, they can do nothing for his relief
Jlis death is hourly expt-cted.
The storm of Monday night in Frank
lin. Ind.. developed into ji regular tornado.
which spread destruction on all sides
The new city hall, the pride of the city,
was the worst sufferer from the gale. The
damage will amount to Sl.".tHM. Many
other buildings were partly wrecked, out
houses blown down, trees prostrated and
fences and signs torn away.
During the funeral of Philip Smith at
the Milledgeville, Ohio. Church a heavy
piece of plaster molding from the ceiling
fell and cut the head of one of the mourn-
ers severeiv. i'anie seizeu me mourn
ers. They rushed to the door, but were
cnecKea ny nie liev. ir. ens. v nose
1 1 1 t - . T 11 11 . I
oolness prevented many accidents. The
lndv was taken outdoors and the ser
The steamer J. Emory Owen and her
consorts, the schooners Michigan and
Nicholson, were driven ashore a few
miles above Chicago during the frightful
gale of Monday night. J lie crews were
all rescued by the life-savers, but the
boats, valine! at $70.000, will probably
prove total losses. A large steamer went
ashore near Mhjuou. Wis. The tug Wei
come and the life-saving crew rescued
Peter McGcoch. one of Milwaukee's
oldest and best-known citizens, shot and
fatally injured himself at his home
Wednesday at noon. His wife had only
a few days before brought suit for di
vorce, incompatibility of temper being the
ground stated in the complaint. It is su--
posed that brooding over this led Mc-
Gcoeh to take- his life. His eonneetioii
with the famous lard deal several years
ago made his name a familiar one all over
the country. He was married eight years
ago to a Mrs. Libby, of Kenwood, a sub
urb of Chicago.
Twenty-live prisoners in the State prison
at Jackson. Mich., among them being some
of the most dangerous convicts behind its
walls, revolted Tuesday, attacking their
keepers with bars of iron and hammers.
Superintendent Coffey, of the shirt fac
tory, in which the men were employed,
was terribly beaten. Foreman Mueller,
of the factory, was fatally hurt, ami
Deputy Northrup, who ran to their as
sistance, was knocked senseless with a
bar of iron. He also is fatally hurt.
Eight of the ringleaders are confined in
dungeons, while the others are under
strict guard in their cells.
There are reports of trouble in the
vicinity of Huttou. Mont., where the
Cheynne Indians are said to be creating
alarm among stockmen and ranchers by
killing and running off cattle and other
wise terrorizing the inhabitants of the
place. A number have been killed, it in
not stated by whom, but It is probable
the Indians nre resjKUisible for the kill
ings. The place infested by them is on
the Rosebud in tho Wolf Mountains, an
out-of-the-way place seldom heard from.
The settlers are greatly alarmed over the
appearance of the Cheyennes and their
boldness in killing the stock.
nre completely nurneu out the in
terior of the five-story building nt the
southwest corner of Wabash avenue and
Randolph street, Chicago, Monday night
shortly after 11 o'clock. Eight linns oc
cupied the building, which is owned by
A. S. Trude. The loss will aggregate
SloO.000. Though the blaze was con
fined to the Trude building, the firemen
had to make one of the stubborn battles
for which the Chicago department is
famous. The gale was blowing fifty
miles an hour, and in et ery direction were
enormous stocks of goods stored in in-
llaniniable buildings. A second tire in
Ilavmarket Square at the same time did
several thousand dollars' damage.
Chicago staggered all day Tuesday
from the shock of Monday night'. storm.
Wreck and ruin were on every hand.
Death hung in the air from a thousand
broken wires, but luckily passed human
ity by. From the lake came reports of
disaster after disaster, but here again
fortune favored life and only vessels suf
fered in the general destruction. For
hours the city was cut off from the out
side world. At a breath old Boreas hum
bled its pride in the snow. The imperial
city of a mighty empire. Chicago was re
duced in an hour to a pitiful dominion
thirty miles square. Every telegraph
wire leading out of the city was down or
disabled, and Chicago sat in the midst of
isolation as well as ruin.
Three hundred delegates were present
Monday at the opening session of the
transunssissippi congress at Omaha,
which was presided over by ex-Delegate
to Congress George Q. Canuon, of Utah,
who was elected president of tlw? coii-i
gress at tue m. i.ouis garnering iasi
year. The general object of the congress
is the promotion of the welfare of the
West, and under this head a vast number
of questions have been scheduled for dis
cussion and action. Among those are the
irrigation of arid lands, the improvement
of waterways and deep-water harbors,
the construction and maintenance of
levees on the Mississippi and its tribu
taries, discriminations in transmissis-
tsippi freight rates, the necessity for a
national bankrupt law, the restriction of
immigration, methods fr the relief of
agricultural depression, the project for
cable communication with ilonolulu and
the admission of territories to Statehood.
At noon Thursday the ears of Col. Rob
ert G. Ingersoll must have burned and
his heart must have palpitated. If the
great agnostic were a believer in mental
telegraphy he must certainly have re
ceived numerous messages from people
whom he had never had the pleasure of
meeting. At 12 o clock TURM supplica
tions went up from the Cleveland Chris
tian Endeavorers to the throne of grace1
in behalf of the salvation of the soul of
Col. Ingersoll. There was no general
meeting of those interested in the Col
onel's salvation, but the effort was an
individual one on the part of the nieiii
bers of the Christian Endeavor societies
of Cleveland. At the meeting of the
Salvation army a fervent prayer was
offered for "Pagan Bob," ami each mem
ber of the great army decided to send the
Colonel a personal appeal to see the
error of his way and to embrace tin
faith of the Christian church. This ac
tion was taken amidst great enthusiasm,
and it is likely mat the mail of Col. In-
gersoll will be materially increased by
several thousand letters from his new
friends in the Forest City. The Chris
tian Endeavor societies of Canada have
been requested to unite upon a day in
prayer to God for the conversion of Col
One of the most disagreeable storms in
the annals of weather bureaus descended
on Chicago late Monday afternoon. It
rained, it snowed, and between times
sleet pelted down pitilessly. Untold dam
age was caused by the elements. When
iiig. Lit came the downpour ui ttie mix
ture of snow and rain and sleet came
heavier and the wind, which was gusty in
the afternoon, rose to a gale. The streets
the pavements and sidewalks were Hood
ed to a depth of three inches with slush
The storm made the pavements almost
impassable; street car tratlie was seri
ously interfered with; trolley lines wen
broken with the weight of the snow; tele-
phono and telegraph wires were borne
down, broken and crossed until half the
wires in the city were made useless by
midnight, and communication with the
outside world was entirely cut oil e
cept at long intervals. Ends of broken
trollev and other electrically chargt'1
wires dropped into the streets to the po.i
tive danger of passers. Numbers of acci
dents of this sort were reiwrted from
various parts of the city, and the opeu.
lion of trolley lines in the outskirts of the
city suspended early in the evening on
many streets. Then, too. the lake was
lashed to a seething caldron, and it
seems a miracle that many boats were not
not lost at the harbor entrance, as a two-
days' storm had driven them all to that
end of the lake, and snow obscured the
Ex-Congressman Bland did not deliver
his lecture at Savannah, Ga., only one
ticket having Iwcn sold.
George Phealan, son of the late Con
gressman Phcalan, of Memphis. Tenu..
died at the University of Virginia. Char
lottesville, from injuries received in a
Four people were found murdered on
a boat adrift in Red River near Paris.
Texas. A dog stood guard over one of
the bodies. Federal officers are now in
vestigating the ghastly details of the
A negro tramp was caught trying to
wreck a train near Calvert City, Ky..
and pursued to the woods, where he was
overtaken and riddled with bullets and
then hanged to a tree. The locality is
surrounded by a wilderness. The name
of the victim is unknown.
According to I'. C. Benedict, President
Cleveland would not accept a third nomi
nation for the Presidency under any cir
Mrs. Jenness Miller, the dress reformer,
has arranged to build a magnificent home
in Columbia Heights, a fashionable sub
urb of Washington.
Secretary Hoke Smith says that under
the competitive bid sysiem the cost c.f
printing the Patent Office Gazette has
been reduced from $150,tXJO to JfSÖ.OOO a
Investigation throughout the executive'
departments at Washington as to stamp
thefts has resulted in mi ending even
worse than was first expected in the
Treasury. Autograph fiends, too, have
been at work among the files. The sig
natures of many great men, long since
dead, especially Presidents of the United
States, a tlixed to papers in the land of
fice, have been stolen. The papers have
been in many instances rendered practic
ally valulcss by this mutilation, which is
a very serious matter.
Among the bills recently presented for
redemption at the United States Treasury
nt Washington were ten of $100 denom
ination, on? of $r"i00y out? iff $1,000 Aiul
five of $.")0. They were nibbled mound
the edges, but enough remained to ren-
der them good. This $2.700 constituted
a mouse's nest. The bills had been laid
away in a trunk, and when the owner
went to look for tltem they were gone.
Search was instituted, but no trace of
i hem could be found. Finally a househole
was notice! through the bottom of the
trunk, leading under the floor. The
boards were taken up and a mouse scam
pered away, leaving live Ii tie pink and
white creatures too young to walk lying
on the pile of greenbacks.
The office of road inquiry of the Depart
ment of Agriculture has completed an
interesting investigation relating to the
common roads of the United States. Re
turns have been received from about 1.-
1!'H counties, showing the average length
of haul from farms to markets or ship
ping points to be twelve miles, the average
weight of load for two horses 2.002
pounds, the average cost per ton per mile
20 cents and $ for the enfire haul. Es
timating the farm products at 210,824.
227 tons in weight and making estimates
o-i other articles carried over the public
roads, it is calculated that the aggre
gate expense of this transportation in tho
United States is .Stt4i5.414.tHi." per an
num. Reports have been asked from the
United States consuls alfoad of the ex
pense of hauling win-re the roads nre
good, so as to render possible a calculation
which will show how much of this vast
outlay is due to bad roads. The estimate
is ventured, however, upon information
in the office concerning the loss of time
in reaching markets, the enforced idle
ness and the wear and tear to the live
stock and hauling mi-hinery caused by
Ioor roads, that two-thirds of the cost
might be saved by an improvement of the
The Duke and Duchess of Marlborough
have arrived at (Gibraltar.
It is rejiorted that Chili is about to
raise a loan of .?:. m Mt,0 0.
General Ma ceo. the Cuban insurgent
lender, is reported to have been killed
Alexandre Dumas, the French writer
ami author of "La Dame Aus Camelias,"
is dangerously ill at Paris.
Sharp earthquake shocks were felt
Tuesday morning at Athens. Greece, and
also at Chalcis, Livadia, Thebes, and
Hawaiian sugar planters are trying to
break the agreement by which they con
tracted to sell their entire product to the
sugar trust for the next two years.
The sugar and peanut crops of Zam-
besia have proved almost total failures
because of the ravages of locusts. There
is great distress among the natives.
Instructions, is is announced, have been
sent to the British minister at Rio Janeiro
to invite Brazil to submit the question of
the ownership of the Island of Trinidad
Armenians at Constantinople who claim
to be well informed estimate the property
losses by the disturbances in Anatolia
ahme at $.":O.0 lO.OOO. while the number
of people massacred is said to reach forty
A special London dispatch from Shang
hai says that the French mission at
Luihsiang has been destroyed by the na
tives of that vicinity during the absence
of the French gunboat which is usually
stationed in those waters.
Honolulu advices say: The Hawaiian
Government will make a strong effort to
bring the annexation question before the
next Congress. Another commission will be
sent to Washington. It is probable that
President Dole, W. C. Wilder, president
of the senate, anil Cecil Brown will be
members of the commission. They expect
to sail from Honolulu Dec. it.
Canadian students at a Toronto col
lege tore down an American flag hoisted
by the American students, and a pitched
Obituary At New Orleans. Solon
Knight, of Kankakee, III.. tl."l; at Milan
Mo., Dr. J. F. Nelson; at Klkhart, Ind.,
Harrison Zeigler, 74.
Obituary At London. Barihlemy Saint
Hilaire and Lord de Tabley; at Spring
field, 111., General 1. B. Currau, 71; at
Joliet, 111., John Pickering. 40.
In the foot-ball games Thursday at
Chicago, Ann Arbor defeated the Uni
versity of ('hie-ago by a score of 1 to O.
The Boston and Chi- ago Athletic clubs
played a tie game. 4 to 4. At Philadel
phia, Pennsylvania b-at Cornell. 4(5 to 11.
At Providern, K. 1.. Brown University
defentel Dartmouth !Oto4. At Washing
ton, Columbia Athletic won from Colum
bia University. 14 to 1'J. At Juiisvilh,
IMiisville Athletic defeated DePanw
University V2 to 10. At Lafayette. Iml..
I Hinein University hst to Purdue, Ij t 2.
Chicago Cattle, common to prime,
$.'t.50 to $.V-.": hogs, shipping grades,
$..00 to ?o7ö; sheep, fair t choice, $'2.Jt0
to $3.7."; wheat. No. 1! rel. ."tie to 57c;
corn, N. J. -7e to L'S,-; oats. N. 2. 17c
to ISo; rye. No. L 'Mr to ÖSe; butter,
choice creamery, L"J- to lM-; eggs, fresh,
ll)c to potatos. per bushel. 2te to
.'toe: broom corn, common growth to
choi-e green hurl. "2'jc to 4- per pound.
InlianaMdis -Cattle, shipping, $.'.00 to
$5.00; hogs, choice light. .$.'?.O0 to $400
sheep, common t prime. U.OO to $."t..Vh
Wheat. No. ''. (Xe to 5.V; corn. No. I
white, LToV to .Sc; oats, No. 1 white, 'Jle
St. Louis-Cuttle. $o00 to .$.".00; hogs,
$;.00 t. $..7Ö; wheat. N. J red. (50c ti
til.-: crn. No. " yellow, 21- to 'J.V: oats.
No. 2 white, 17c t ISc; rye, No. 2,
Cincinnati Cattle, ..o to $r.00: hogs.
$.'.00 to $4.00: sheep. $2.00 to $."5.7.";
wheat. N. 2, 'tle to (7c; corn. No. 2
mixed, .'51c to VuW; oats. No. 2 mixed, 21c
to 22c; rye. No. 2. .'.0-1 41c.
Detroit-Cattle. $-J.r,( to $.".20: lmgs.
$,'.00 to $4.00; sheep. $2.fK to $3.70;
wheat, No. 2 rel, ." to 0i'-: eorn. No. 2
yellow. 2! to :tlc; oats. N. 2 white, Ulc
to 22c; rye. :iSe to 40-.
Toledo Wheat, N. 2 red. ft'e to CV;
corn. No. 2 yellow, 2Se t 20-: ont, No.
2 white. 20-1 22c; rye, No. 2, oSc to 40-;
clover si'el. $ l.r0 to $l.o.".
Buffalo Cattle, $2.00 to $.".00: hogr.
$.".00 to $4.00; sheep, $2.00 0 $.".7S;
wheat. No. 2 rl. (IS- to 70-: torn. No.
2 vcllow, ööc to ode; oats, No. 2 white,
22c to 21e.
Milwaukee Wheat. No. 2 spring. ."7c
to rSc; corn. No. .". 27c to 2S-; oats. No
2 white, ISc to 20c; barley. No. 2, .Vie to
,H5-; rye. N. 1, o7e to oNc; pork, mess,
$7.7."i to $S.2.".
New York Cattle, $.1.00 to $.".00: hogs,
$o00 to $4.2."; sheep, $2.00 to $:t.75;
wheat, No. 2 red: fiSc to ;); eorn. No. 2,
35c to :57c; oats, No. 2 white, 22c to 24c;
butter, creamery, B5c to 24c; eggs, West
em, 21c to 21c.
BABBERS GO TO JAIL.
TRYING TO ENFORCE THE ILLI
NOIS SUNDAY LAW.
Twelve or More Miners Dead Nebras
ka Farmers Caiißht Running Secret
Stills with Rich Results-Report of
the Director of the Mint.
A Rough Scrape.
Manager IMen. f the Great Northern
lIoO'l, Chicago, and twenty-eight bar
bers were ordered ommitted to jail Fri
day evening by J u -dice Lee becr.use they
refused to satisfy the Court with proper
bonds in the caes where they had been
onvicted of violating th' Sunday law.
Bonds were furnished by ea h d'feudant
to the amount of $:5im, but the f - of $1
in each -ase was refusel on the ground
Judge Windes had ordered the Justice
to collect no further fees until the ques
tion of the writ of prohibition whi-h had
been asked for had been passed on. The
defendants also demurred to what they
ailed extortionate fees, claiming Justice
Lee had no authority to exa t more than
V cents in each case. Justh-o Lee de
elaretl if the fees were not paid he would
commit them all to jaij. ami n theiv
persisting in their refusal mitimuses were
New York's Mining Horror.
An accident, resulting in the loss of
thirteen or fourteen lives, oceurrod nt
the mines at Tilly Foster, near Carmel,
N. Y.. Friday afternoon. Foreman Mur
tha was descending into the pit to take
the time of tv gangs of laborers, num
bering thirty-five men, who were working
at the bottm, when a vast wigVit of
earth and r-k slid with the force of an
avalanche from the mouth f the pit to
the bottom, a distance .f :'.O0 feet. The
earth crashed ver the men with tremen
dous for-e. Out of one gang of eleven
iin-n only five came out alve, and three
of the men employed in another gang
were taken out dad.
Our Gold and Silver.
The Director of the Mint nqiorts SS7,
4S2.0S2 of gold deposited at the mint.
and assay offices luring the last fis-al
year, of which $22.o2o,o22 consisted of
redeiosits. The value of the silver de
posited hiring the same jorid was $1,-
714.."(T. all original deposits except. $470.
GT. The mints co'uhhI during tin year
$4;.Wi;t.47." gold; $:UirJ.0n in silver dol
lars: Jfo.l M. HfO subsnliary silver -oins;
$712,!V.)4 minor 'ins: total. $r.'.71.".r40
Gold bars to the value of $10.:;41.."Vir were
Sugar Beets Mnkc Good Whisky.
The vast yield of sugar beets in Ne
biaska and the inability of farm-rs to
lispose f them as rapidly as convenient
has provk'd some peculiar violations t
the revenue laws. A still has been -ap-
1urel in Slu-rman County from which
whisky was hing inale from the beets
It was wned by Charles Beidil. a farm
er. The quality was good, and fears are
entertainc! bv rey-!)!! dlicials that oth-
-rs will engage in the business.
Two Nccrocs Lynched by a Mob.
At 8 o'clock Friday night Joe liobinson
and Ozias M Gahev. negroes, were taken
from the iail at Favetteville. Tenn.. by
a mob 'omposod f p-ople from Lincoln
and .Marshall t ouuties and Hanged, i ni
negres hail Wen taken from Nashville
to Lewisburg. Marshall County, tri-! for
assault, envicted, and sentenced to the
full penalty of the law.
John J. Overton, aged OS. of Fort
Smith. Ark., has be-n -onvictd of frg-
ing affidavits in support f his appli-a
tioii for a pension.
At Berlin Dr. Ferstr has Wen sent
en-el to lhnv months imprisonment for
leze majesty in the publication o an
attu le in his paper, the Fthische-Kultur.
General Charles H. T. Collis, an active
nnti-Platt Kepub!i-an. was apiM.inu-d
omniissioin-r of public works of New
York. vi e Wiliiam Brooktield. resign'!.
Jabez S. Balfour, the Liberator So
ciety swhnller, has been sentence! to
fourtei-n years' imprisonment. The two
men -onvicted with him get nine and
four months each.
Judge 1). D. llosf. pr'sident of the
Curryville, Mo.. Bank, has been hi
oughing -onstantly for the last week.
and although sveral lo.-tors have at
lendetl him Ihey can lo nothing for him
His death is hourly expet-eI.
A San Francisco local paper prints a
letter from Arizona signed John Doe. in
which the writ-r says he committed the
murder for which Garland Steinler and
Isolds Mureno were lyn hel by a und at
Yreka. Cal.. last August. Two other men
were lynched at the same time.
The suit of n-gro rvsidents f the Chero
kee nation to establish th-ir rights as
citizens has been compromised. The set
tlement makes the negro 's citizens of the
Cherokee nation and entitles th-m to $1.
:(Hl.lHH of the money re-eiveI foin the
strip and their interest in unsold lands.
Nti-e has he'ii s-rvil upon the Cen
tral Trust Company of New York by
counsel for a Cnn-ti-ut Wmlholder d
the Chicago gas companies to show cause
before the attorney general f New Yrk
why suit should not ho brought against
that institution to prevent the attempted
consolidation tf Chicago gas properties.
IJev. A. Henrich ami his wife were us
phyxiatcd at Platte Center. Neb., by gas
from tlH-ir hard-coal stov Mr. Hen
rich was found dead and his wife was dy
ing when neighWrs for-el thedooii, They
came from Louisville. Ky.. several years
ago ami are well known in many States.
Their -hildr-ii reside in Denver and have
A formidable expedition against llayti
is being organized at Kingston. Jamaica,
by Boissond Canal, it is reported on trust
worthy authority. Canal is Wing nssistctl
by a well-known Philadelphia firm. The
exp'dition is to sail curly in December.
Tin plan is to scalier munitions of war
at various points in the black republic
during the oming clct ions.
Senr Cyrill Ma-halo has been ap
pointetl Portuguese minister to the Unit
Count v)u Taafe. the .-Vustrian states
man, died at I'llishau. Bohemia, Friday
Edmund C. Steadman has declineil nn
offer of the new Billings chair f Fnglish
literature at Yale ('liege brause he is
William McGerron, of Chicago, private
secretary t the State treasurer, was
dangerously hurt in a foot ball game at
XT T T CI 1 VT l A I T ?
X Jl 1j li O A JS If UUAUO,
BIG THANKSGIVING DAY FOOT
Micljit:'"1 lieats Cliicaso in tle An
nual Battle-Chicago Athletic Play
n Tie with Boston Athletics-ltig At
tendance ut All the Games.
Kcsults of Battles.
H J.-11AI.I. game
nre over, the st-as.,u
having ended with
the contests o f
It has Wen by far
the greatest year
tin college game ha.-.
known in the Yet.
University of Mich
igan went Fast ami
lost to Harvard by
the narrowest of
margins. Then th'
West ami found teams that worried thenv
almost as much as had the crimson. Tlii
only goes to show that the Fast ami
West are coining p:ikly to a bvel h:
foot ball matters. As a result of lu-i
decisive defeat of Chicago, says a Chi
cago correspondent. Mi-higan can. wi'L
much justi-e, claim the champion-do- -
of the West. She has not played t he-
strong teams west of the Mississippi -
Missouri. Nebraska, and Kansas - but
there is l ot good reason for believing t liar
she loos not x-el them, improved as they
are along with the other teams of th
West. Purdue's defeat of IHii;"is aftei
the hitter's W-'c-ive victory over North
western and the lose score betwen tiie
Indiana. men and Ann Arbor 1'J to In --
places Purdue high in the Western plane
The sc res at the lose of Thursday's
games stood as follows:
University of Michigan, 12; University
of Chicago. C .
Chicago Athh'tie Association. 4: Bs--ton
Athletic Association, 4.
Purdue. (I; University of Illinois. 2.
University of Pennsylvania, 4; (Vr
University of Nebraska, 0; Iowa Uni
Missouri University, 10; Kan-ci Uni
Brown Univ rsity. 10; Dartmo-.-.th. 4.
Stanford. 0; University of California. L .
OF INTEREST TO FARMERS-
Reports on Winter Wheat, Hessiau
Fly, nnd Hoc Cliolora.
Reports have been received from tho
correspondents of th Farmers lievit-w
in twelve States relative to the condi
tion d winter what. ravages of tin -Hessian
fiy, and the prevalence of h..
cholera. Winter Wheat. In Iiiinols some of thu-late-sown
wheat is not yet" up. Dry
weather int-rfercl with both the sow i rib
and development, of the seed. S.-ne j
the early-sow n that, has come v.p is weak,
ami small in size. Although th conditio;;,
is at prsent. hardly fair, yet there is u.
probability that gr"t improvement wiii
take place. In Indiana the present -m
ditiou is not good, drought having Wer.
the great retarding factor. In Ghi-
drought has had very harmful effe-t.
Some of th -irrcsponhrts report the
sed rotted in the ground. Ill other case
it has made small growth. Late rains
ha ve done sonn good. F;:rly sown wdiea-i
Is doing well in localities. I:i Michigan
it is in bad condition, in som !..alitic-.
the worst for mar," y-ars. K'-ntu-ky re
ports very jKior outlook, the drouth hav
ing hurt tin crop ev ry wl re. The saiu
causes have operated to the etriiii"nt
the crop in Missouri. Kansas rcprt
indicate that the late rains have don
some good, but tho fl"--ts of the dry fa!i
are such that the general -oinlition i
poor. In Nebraska little has been sow::,
and the utlook is poor to fair. The Iii
tie sown in Iowa is in fair o liditi.m. hi
Wisconsin the condition is very pcr.
Hessian Fly. In Illinois, lb-ssiau fly
is reported in only a few -ountis. Very
little injury from this source is hard of
in Indiana. In Ohio a little is reports!
in the early sown wheat, but little h.iru .
has been done. In a few localities i;
Michigan the, lly i working, bit most
of the counties are free. Almost no dam
age is report d from Kentucky. The fiy
is present here and there in Missouri,
but seems to be of no partk-ular
queneo. Kansas report s small ravages,
of this insect, and the same is gem-rally
true of Iowa, Nebraska and Wisconsin.
Hog Cholera. -!n Illinois the ravages
of hog hoh ra are causing immense lo-s
to the farmers. In some of th count ie-,.
half of the hogs have liel. and tin ii
ease continues. In a large number f
localities it is the worst for several earu
California strawberries nre in the local
market, but they are not in Mir midst.
Ah, that man Tampos is a tighter!
Spain has just sent l.im ;U ,tH0 :n r m-u.
The IiwlianapolC Sentinel says that
"Ihe big tlie.''tr hat Cs going out." Don'i"
give it a return pass chek.
Philadelphia roiort'd a slight earth
quake shock recently. Probs.bly the saiu
one we had several weeks ago.
Something i- the matter with Nellie
Bly. We don't know what it is; but ski
hasn't broken out in print lor nearly :
A Washington paper annunvs that
that twn is now overrun with tramo.
The new crop of Congrcssunn eviduUy
is beginning t arrive.
Two New York thieves have been or
restiil for stealing a copper nnd' ff :t
lofty building. Some of these lays tho
fellws will st-il a well, cut it up and
sell it for post holes.
A Kentucky father took his pun to n
train the thr day ami intTeepted hi
eloping daughter. It begins to look as
if Cupil woubl ltter swap his bow and
arrows fr a revlver.
During a xditieal debate the other day.
Kentucky's Secretary of State indulgel
in some Utting remarks and made a few
incisive arguments with a lirk knife.
They think the other fellow will live.
In a lc-ture Wfre a New Yrk audi
ence the other night Lieutenant Pear
frankly admitted that he failed t dis
cover the i?ole. So it will le Kiuwen
kary to throw him down and search him.