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DAILY EVENING BULLETIN.
VOL. 2 NO. 112. MAYSVILLE, MONDAY, APRIL 2, 18815. PRICE ONE CENT. l
THE NEWS IN BRIEF.
California experienced a slight earthquake
shock on tho 00th.
Oliver Bmstow (colored) was hanged nt
Camden, S. C, for tho murder of F. N.
C. J. Mnwr nnd James McGrcw wero
killed by Moxicana lu tho mountains noar
Tiik Passion Play was produced in New
York Friday night by Salmi Morso to an
audianco of over 2000 people.
Gillis, a bankor at Clifton Springs, N.Y.,
has failed and lied. Ho is said to havo
uttered $30,000 of forged paper.
The wife and Uttlo daughter of John
Young (colored) living near Tallahassee,
Fla., wero outraged and murdered.
Mrs, Emeline Mkkivvr was hanged at
Windsor, Vt., for tho murder of Alico
Meeker, aged fourteen years, in 1880.
Mrs. Baunks, the young wife of Edward
Barnes, of Willoughly, Ohio, suicided by
tho arsenic route. No caueo is ' assigned.
Tiik nanio of "Numbor Ono" is now
B&id to beTynuu, and uot " Tynor," as declared
by the Freeman's Juurnul of Dublin.
OnKAT destitution prevails in tho west of
Scotland, nnd many of the people are said
to bo in absolute want of means of sustenance.
Mn. Parnki.l sayn England is trying to
Carve the Irish in Ireland, using tha,t as a
means to force thorn all to emigrate to
Tiik cry of famine and despair is again
coming from Ireland. Tho peasantry are
without seed or the whorewith to procuro
it for sowing purposes.
Aaron Davis, living near Gretnsburg,
Ind., who so mysteriously disappeared a
few weeks ago, has been heard from in
San'Francisco. He is insane.
Mrs. Powers Lilor, who ia feeding
-6,000 children in Ireland, draws a fearful
pioture of little ones dying in their moth-are'
arms, and fainting for want of food at
A okntlkman from Eton deposes that he
aw Lady Florence Dixie the whole of the
time during which she claims she was assaulted,
and that she .was not molosted in
any way by any one.
William Bkamkr (colored) aged sixteen
years, was hanged at Leosburg, Va for
committing an assault on a white girl,
aged twelve yenr.s, a year ago.
Tuk Ohio Wool Growers' Association, in
Convention at Columbus, passed resolutions
strongly condemnatory of the action of
Congress on the wool question.
Mrs. CttAni.m Wkidma.v, a saloon-keeper
at Ashtabula, Ohio, was beaten frightfully
by a farmer, Lor leg being broken in two
places besides being budly bruised about
the head and shoulders.
The question of elobiug the Brnidwood
Miue because of tho impruolicability of
the entombed dead, and erecting a
monument over the spot to the memory of
tho victims, is being agitated.
Seven moro bodies worediscovered ipthe
upper levels of tho Braidwood Mine, where
tho men, when alive, seem to have fled to
escape the rising water. Tho bodios were
very much decomposed, aud it is thought
that they will have to be ahoclcd into bugs
Dn. J. V. Grki'xb, in Xew York, suedjthe
New York Central and Hudson Jtiver Railroad
Company for $7.',000 damages fur
injuring his property. Tho trial was
brought in tho Superior Court, lasted a
weok, and Dr. Greeno got a vurdiot awarding
him six cents duumge.4.
The Jeanuette Board of Inquiry, have
examined Seaman l.euch, Mansion and
throe of tho Jeannotte survivors
who have just arrived hero from
Bulun, Siberia, but' no evidence was adduced
of any consequence. They blamed
no ono for the loss of the vessel.
An ' eitire train on tho Cincinnati
Southern Railroad weut over a fifty foot
embankment forty-one miles south of Cincinnati,
and out of 1127 passengers aboard,
were moro or less injured, several
fatally. The accident was caused bv a
broken rail, aud there is no blame attached
to any one.
In his decision on the salary question
First Couipti oiler Lawrence holds that
Ochiltree, being elected by thepeople, has
a right to receive his compensation, to be
paid out of the Treasury, notwithstanding !
tho Government holds a claim of $0,800 !
against him, but Delegates from tho Territories
he places upon a different footing.
Thoy tho Delegates) are not created by the
Constitution; they are created by the
lkuvlil Davis Dined. .
Sr. Loots, Apriy 1. This evening Mr.
Wm. D. Griswold, a life long friend of
Senator David Davis, gave him a complU
mentary dinner at the ladies' ordinary of
tho Laclede Hotel, at which were present
the immediate friends of the guest and
X Caablcr Shark tlO.OOO.
fgBvsiXLO, N. Y., April 1. Theodore W.
Wolls. cashier of a large insurance first
l&sre, is reporUd short, 910,000 in his
It hi tali tfcat at loaned the fumls
a oil dealer ta lattor'o noUs. M.&
WRECK A RAILROAD
An Entire Train Hurled Down an
CAUSE!) BY A BROKEN RAIL.
Sixty-Two Out of 127 I'nRSCiiger
Aboard Injured, Ncvcrnl Futility
Snmcs of the Injured Xoboily to
Cincinnati, April 1. A tcrriblo accident
on tho Cincinnati Southern Railroad
Friday morning startled tho pcoplo of
Cincinnati and the surrounding towns,
when the news, after much delay, was "permitted
to be given out, which was not
until some time after noon. Train No. C,
which left Chattanooga at 4:80 p.m. on
Thursday, struck a broken rail one mile
south of Muson Station, forty-one
miles from Ciucinnntl, at C 'o'clock
in the morning, and tho cntiro train,
except tho locomotive and baggage car, was
thrown over an embankment fifty feet high.
Thero wore 127 passengers on board, many
of whom were in the sleepers, of which
were two, attached to the train, and perhaps
most of them were asleep at the time
The train consisted of a baggago car, smoking
car, one coach, and two
sleeper. Tho train at the time
was running at tho rate of forty
miles an hour arouud a slight curve, and
the crash as the cars crowded upon cacli
other and then dashed over the frightful
declivity must have been terrible. Sixty-two
peion were injured, but none were
killed, strange to say, but several of the
wounded are so seriously hurt that they
can not recover. The list of wounded and
their pluccs of residence are given further
The cause of the accident is attributed to
a broken rail, caused by a freight train
which had passed over the track but a
short time before. The engineer, as the
headlight flushed its rays a hundred feet
ahead of the locumothe, saw tho broken
rail, but was too lMe to stop the train, and
the human being., unconscious of their
danger, and asleep or thinking of family
and friends they were soon to meet, were
suddenly awaken d. or realized in tbe
moment the inviul that awaited
them. The scenes ilmt lol lowed, as in all
such caitC.s, are beyond description. Even'
those who are in them fail utterly to give
uuy clear account, and all attempts at description
by other is the work of imagination
purely. One fact is patent, aud no one
cuu blnuie them namely, that the few train
employes were pauic stricken. But as
soon us they and tbe uninjured could do so,
tho wounded were extricated and cared for
as best could be done.
Passengers state that the walls and cries
of women and children- wero heartrending.
A teleguuu was sent to Williamstown, nnd
such conveyances as could be socured were
hurriedly dispatched to tho sccno of tho
accident, aud the wounded wore takon to
the town, where their wounds were dressod.
A train was made up and oamo to tho city,
arriving hero at 2 p. in., and most of the
wounded were taken to tie Cinoinnnti Hospital.
Those slightly hurt went to hotels,
or continued their journeys on the evening
To add to the horror of the accident, one
car took (ho and seemed destined to burn
before those confined benpath it could ho
rescued. Fortunately, by prompt work,
the Humes, were extinguished, andthe fearful
death by burning was not added to tho
The uurac of the engineer of the wreaked
train could not be learned last night. He
is said to bo a new man, but no blamo is
attached to him. Conduotor Ward was in
charge of the train.
E. D. Emery, of Athens, Ga., states that
ho was iu the ladies' car when it went
down the embankment. He elinched to
one of the scats, and did not know
anything, as the shock knooked him
senseless. When ho recovered consciousness
he found the car ablaze, and
heard the screams oi a woman. He rushed
to her and took her out, thus saving her
life. The excitement was too great to
learn her name, aud ho left her too look
after his baggage, which ho was unable to
Jamo.s A. Spaulding was in the samo car
with Mr. Emery. Tho car which these two
gentlemen were in turned several times
before it reached tho foot of tho embankment,
aud caught tire from the stove, which
was upset by the tumbling of the car.
Tho following iu a list of the passengers
TUK LIST Or THE WOUNDED.
I. C. Roberts, Cherry Lane, N. C, leg
broken nnd badly crushed; left at Williamstown
; C. E. Hoaly, special agent of
the Bee Line, and lady, New London, O.,
both badly bruised ; Joftcraon Folger,' colored,
Montgomery, Ala., badly bruised
about the head and body ; not expected to
recover ; S. Alspaugh, Cincinnati, leg broken
and otherwise soriously injured ; J. E.
Mason, Brazil, Ind., seriously injured;
brought to tho city ; J. II. Carrlok, Pratt,
Mo., seriously injured internally ; left at
Williamstown; no hops', for his reoovsry.
S. Iddlags, Lafayotto, lad., badly bruised
about tho head; left at Wllliamstowa ;
Sam. .Lvncb, Draiil, Ind.A seriously injured i
J. C. Mat tin, Chicago, seriously scratched
about tho head; Thomas Allen and wife,
Augusta, Ky., Mrs. Allen was only slightly
hurt. Mr. Allen had a leg and shouldor
broken, and is in a serious condition ; J. C.
Burgess, Richmond, Ind.,' badly bruised
about tho head and face); Capt. A.
Xcnia, 0., head and breast badly hurt;
Judge J. II. Mellet and wifo Mrs. Mol-lot.
was slightly cut about tho fuco and her
husband seriously hurt about tho head and
face. A sad case was that of F. C. Welsh
and wife, of Cleveland, 0., who were
only married three weeks ago and
were on their return home from
Fla. The man was seriously injured
about tho head and had botlt sides
crushed. The lady was hurt internally.
Both wero left at William&town in a dying
condition ; Mrs. . Lovels and three children,
of Notanger, Tenn., wero all soriously
injured. Ono of the ohildrcn, a girl, had
her faco badly mashed, whilo tho mother
had her side and shoulder crushed;
Col. A. Bnrnltz, of tho United States Army,
with his wife and three children, wero oil
badly bruised, but not fatally; Mrs. D.
Evans nnd two children, of Riohmond, Ind
One of the children was badly hurt; tho
mother and child only slightly injured ;
Dan. Hallsn, of St. Paris, 0., was brought
to the city in a terrible condition. The knee
cap of his right leg was knooked off and his
thigh and hip badly orushed. He can not
recover; J. W. Boovero, wifo I and; son,
Boston, Mass. Tho lady was badly hurt
and tho others only aUghtly; Mrs.
Cellamy, Maoon, Ga., badly Injure
about tbe head and body; Alfred
Harris, Harmony, Indiana, slightly injured;
Wm. and Thomas Orr, Hnrmony,
Ind., slightly Injured; Mr. M. Costello,
Whitley county, Ky., slightly injured; Mrs
L. Thompion and mother,
N. Y slightly hurt; Mrs.
E. Piatt, injured ; Marshall Caser-by,
Ulby, Mich., slightly injured;
J. G. Cathen and James Tuppe, St. Louis,
slightly injured ; James Kilton and J. M.
Edwards, Sparta, N. C, slightly injured;
J. A. Sharp, Harmony, Ind., slightly hurt;
J. Trager, Cincinnati, ' slightly out on the
hand; K. D. Emery, Athens, Ga., slightly
out'en both hands and head; James A.
Spaulding, Port Gllaton, 0., slightly hurt
on the shoulder and head ; J. W. Crawford,
Cincinnati, slightly bruised on the ' left
OHIO WOOI, GROWERS.
Tfcejr Pass Resolutions Condemnatory
of in Action of Congress en tbe
Coluhsus, 0., March 31. The Ohio Wool
Growers' Association met yosterday in tho
offioe of the State Board of Agrioulture,
with President Columbus Delano in
the chair. Forty-seven members were
present. The report of tho committee
sent to Washington to oppose the wool
feature in the-tariff bill was read and commended.
It gave in detail the action of
the committee while in Washington, uud
demonstrated in strong language the injustice
done to the wool growers by the tariff
legislation, in respect to raw wool by tho
reduction thereon, while thorc was a
increase iu favor in' manufacturers of
The President made a report in regard to
his efforts to induce Sen u tor Shurmau to
vote uguinst the bill, and said that thoy expected
Sherman to vote in their favor;
that the dufeul wui brought about by tho
woolen manufacturing interests
of New England, and t mt in all his experience
in Congress lie hud nover seen so
strong a lobby as there was iu behalf of I
the passage of tho bill. Tuo bill has been 1
passed by a communnto stroke on tho part I
of its advocates, by taking it up out of ita i
regular order and crowding it through.
Resolutions wero adopted strongly condemnatory
of the action of Congress on tho
wool question, especially as to its bearing
against tho wool growing interests of the
State and county.
Tli Apnuhe Outbreak.
Tucson, A. T April 1. The White
Mountain tribes are open in declaring that
they will go on the war path this moon,
unless something positive is accomplishod.
There is certain danger of at uttempt by an
urgaui.i'd body of citizens from ,Clil'toii,
Globe, Tombstone, upon tho San Carlos
Reservation. The people are waiting to
give Crook an opportunity. Twenty-seven
persons have been killed in nlno days.
Sax Francisco, April 1. A gentleman
just i et timed from Arizona confirms tho
report that a secret sooioty exists among
tho whites of Arizona to exterminate the
Apaches on the San Carlos llescrvation.
and all found roving north of the frontier.
Tho rt'horvatiim is lookod upon as a moro
refuge for the Indians, whore they retire
when hard pressed, obtain provisions, arms,
etc., and urcj ready for another raid.
llKitjiostu.o, Mkx., April 1. Thirty-two
people havo been killed in nine days. The
hostiles arc moving toward Arizoua
through a sparsely settled region.
The Ilrtildwootl Search.
Brmdwoop, 111., April 1, The fragments
of seven bodies found iu the Diamond
Mine have been placed in sacks and
removed to the foot of the shaft. An effort,
is being mado to induce the women
that surround tho top to return to their
homes, in ordor to prevent the scenes
whioh would ensue if they insisted on endeavoring
to identify the fragments. A
third party of searohers have goua down,
making three parties now underground.
THE IRISH PEASANTRY.
Starvation and Death Staring
Them in the Faco.
Labor of Mrs. Powers Ialor Very
Little Relief Prebablo Under
Itulo Mr. ParnelPs Onlnton.l :
Dublin, April 1. -The accounts of the
sufferings of ,tho people in the distressed
distriota continue to bo most moving. Mrs
Powers Lalor, who Is feeding 5,000
draws a fearful picture of little ones
dying in their mothers' arms, and fainting
from want of food at schools. She deolares
the people to bo industrious, and too proud
to beg. Collections in aid of the sufferers
are now being made ia tho Catholio
Churches in England, and meotlngs are
being organized in several localities. No
holp is being rocolvsd from Englishmen.
London, Maroh 81. An important interview
with Mr. Parnell was had to-day
by a correspondent. Tho first question
was whether ho thought that the measures
of repression would btoomo yot moro
stringont in consequents of the recent
events in London, which havo been attributed
to Irish revolutionary agents.
Mr. Parnell sntilod Ironically and said:
"Tho soverity of Bngland oannot be werso
than it is without sho has recourse to a
sanguinary repression. Wo already live
under a veritable state of scige."
" Is there still as uoh want and misery
ia Ireland as was reoently reported 1"
"There is much store. Since tho Land
Lesguo was dissolved, tko destitution of tho
peasantry has mods rapid strides. I and
ay friends havo no moro funds at our disposal
and if wo attempted to raise any wo
would b saet at evaty step by tho
opposition of tho JtaglUh Government."
" But does not tho Government itself extend
aid to the starving poof le ? M
" Govoiumont aid ia Ireland Is oonfiacd
solely to the work-houses, and they aro so
organized and goveraod that they resemble
nothing but houses of detention. Ratktr
than enter them tho people prefer to die,
and thoy do die."
"Can you give any reason why England
should act with systematic oruelty toward
"Yes; it is a definite policy of cruelty
daliberatly adopted, and remorselessly practiced
to forco the peasantry to emigrate.
It would be a rood riddance for hrr. On
the day when the last Irishman shall abandon
his country, or die of starvation on the
land he no longor can cultivate, Ihiglatu
' Will not ?ome relief follow the gathering
of the spring crops'.'"
No, for the rennou that thrre are no
crops Tho spring is here, but there hn
been no seed to sow, anil nothing, or ni'xt
to nothing, has bei'ii grown. Them W in
outlook tor the Irish peasantry ibis eai
but famiuu aud despair."
Hi (plains lU'aritlii? Hit CIuiuIimiIii
Washington, April 1. The Star
trial opened Sa'u day with a duiuati'l foi
Uoivev's bv Merrick. Dor-tm
he would produce the book if it did no!
contain names that had no business to It-bi
ought into his case. Dorsey thcu ii
HPstioned about the inter iew with Boone,
that the latter had testified to. It a coi
rect, ho said, except that one-third
iu the bids hid beuu settle 1 on us going to
Boono for his services in getting them up.
Dor.sey said he had opposed his biother's
and Peck's going into the mail ooutia.'t
business because they hud not nuiuc
The Cloudeniu bonds wero then brought
up, and the witness explained that ho supposed
they wore made out according to
universal custom, and asserted that there
was nothing unlawful about them.
Merrick here wanted to read a letter to
tho witness, whioh was claimed to bo written
by tho witness, but the court ruled that
all sttoh loiters must bo read
by tho witness' counsel, as tbo witness'
eyosight was too bad for him to read
letters or papers. The lettor was admitted,
and was from Dorsoy, to Clendeniu, postmaster
at Bntesville, Ark., written after
Clemlonin had declined to certify to the
boud.s. Dorsey wrote that he bad uot seen
tho bonds, and had no interest in them ;
that thoy wero sent him by Boone, a
mutual friend. Dorsey went on to say that
Judge Edmonds, the ostuinster hore, was
in tbo habit of certifying to such bonds
without knowing the bouds, regarding tho
certificate under tho law, as tho expression
of an opinion, and not tho certificate of a
fact. He clonod tho lettor by saying: " I
have nothing more to do with the bouds,
You can send them to Adams, return them
to Boone, or burn them tip. It is a mutter
of total indifference to mo which you do,"
Referring to a sub-contract which he was
charged with changing, he asked what por
cent, the sub-contractor was to got of the
increaso and expedition of tho route.
" Sixty-five," said Merriok. Dorsey replied,
enooringly, " Well, if tho
got 05 per oent., and Brady 83 per
cent., thero was not much show for the contractor."
Dorsey is still on tho stand.
it TMine n Serious Mistake, on A
fount of AdvsmtaT OflTerod to
Count rrlal tor.
Wasiiinoton, April 1. A groat deal has
been said about the niokel pieoes, but a
! stnuowhat startling discovery was mado
this afternoon, which is convincing evidence
that tho now pieces aro playing tho
role of "heavy villian" on our monetary
" I)J von know," said a prominent seoret
service officer, " that arrests of parties
engaged in gilding and passing tho
now niokels as $5 gold pieces havo
boen mado by our men in California,
St. Louis, Pittsburg, Chicago,
Louisiana, Nashville, New York, Boston,
Kansas City, Duhuque,' and other places?"
" Well, no," I respondod. " But thore
have," continued tho officer; "and complaints
are being roceived every day from
all parts of the country. Some District
Attorneys are in doubt as to tho law in
juch cases, but several havo already found
intliotmeuts against the guilty parties."
"How does tho Solicitor of the Treasury
regard the matter?" 1 quoriod. "Oh, ho
has no doubt as to tho act of gilding tho
pieces being one of counterfeiting, and that
all persons possessing such gilded coins aro
liable at any time to be compelled to show
honest intentions in their possession."
" Will tho fact that the word 'cents ' is
to be added to the new pieces docrease tho
habit of gilding?"
" No, not raatorially. Tho ignorant and
many intelligent persons will still aeeept
them as $5 pieces, as tho reverse of tho
piece is very similar to the gold coin."
Another Treasury official said tho nieklo
pieoes were a grave mistake, and that they
should never havo been made. " Why," ho
said, " men are paying a premium for
thom, and tho reoorda of the Secret Servico
will skow their purpose in doing this."
Thoy wore designed to perpetuate somebody's
memory, and they will do it. Tho
penitentiaries will soon bo full of living
monuments to tho greatness of their Inventor.
Very Innocent in Mis' Own Opinion.
Mat Not So In he; Opinion or tho
Wasiiinoton, April 1. la tbe special
Criminal Court tho caso of Vigo
Ross, convioted of gravo robbing
in moving tho body of Charles Shaw
(hanged at the jail January 10) from the
potter's field, in whioh case a motion
in arrest of judgment had been filed, was
called. The t'ourt said this was an interesting
case ; that tho counsel was right
when he &aid that Blaokstone did not put
it down as an offense at common law.
Blackstoue wrote in 1745, but in tbe Court
of the King's llencli it was beld otherwise,
aud ho lend a number of authorities sustaining
this view. He hold that this was
an indictable oll'cn.se, aud it whs not sufficient
to show that it Mas for the advancement
of boicuce. The ('ottit asked, "Was
thero a case worse than this?" The
body is stolen from tho grave, taken to u
medical college, then stolen from the medical
colh'gi' and unwind louud the sttets in
a manner which would disgrace a quarter
of beef this nude corpse iu n carriage
with two men uud tun hor.scs.und tho brutes
wero not outside! .In risen said that he had
been in this country for twenty-live years,
and had coiimiilicil no crime, mo had talked
with citiciin and been told that
it was no crime to take bodie
from tho potter'. field.. When Dr.
Crook, of the medical eolloge, asked
him to go with him und got. Shaw's body,
ho Nupposcd that the doctor had permission
to take it. He knew that the other bodies
had been takon from the potter's tied, und
when the superintendent spoke to tho
anout it, ho was told to shut his
eyes, lie knew that the tJovcrninent of tliB
United States trafficked iu dead bodies
through the Surgeon tSenorals of the Army
nnd navy. Knowing all this he did not
suppose it was morally or criminally
The Court said there was some forco In
what he said, but it was an offense, aud ho
imposed a sentence of nine months in jail.
Kansas Ctrir, Mo., April 1. Charles
Ford, the remover of Jesse James has
turned from his Eastern starring " engagement.
He tells u straight sl6ryofthe killing of
Wood Kite by Dick Llddle, and tho circumstances
which led Jo the suit for $25,-000
damages instituted by Mrs. Hite,
Wood's stopmother, against the Louisville
Courier-Journal. Tho Courier-Journal said
that Jesse James had been criminally intimate
with Mrs. Hito. This was an alleged
libel. Governor Crittenden, of Missouri,
was a witness in tho caso, which
was won by tho paper. Charley Por'd
states that Jesso James novor had
anything to do with Mrs. Hite. Ho never
ran after women. Tho man, he says, who
did visit Mrs. Hito was. Dick Liddle. 'Afterwards
Diok discovered that Mrs. Hito was
sending lovo mossages to ono Hibbitt. JUito
killed tho colored man who carried tho
mossages. Hito was arrested by Policeman
J. E. Etor, of this city, then marshal of
Adjarville. Ho escaped and eamo to Mrs.
Bolton's, tho sister of tho Ford boys, a milo
and a half from Riohmond, Mo. Hero ho
mot Dick Liddle. Liddlo killed Hite, and
hid his body in a spring. This is tho first
xplanation of tho trouble and tho true inwardness
of tho suit.