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VOL. 2 NO. U4. MAYSVILLE, KY., WEDNESDAY, MAY !), 18815. PEICE ONE CENT.
WORN OUT BY DRINK.
An Imlinulaii SluilHcs Oir IIln Mortal
Rockfort, I.m, May 8. Our town was
startled yesterday morning by tho report
that S. W. Fairchild liad committed Biiioide.
Mr. Fairchild was a man well advanced in
years, had acquired a good education, and
was naturally woll endowed, but was a
elavo to drink. During big lifetime- he was
elected and served a term as Hecordcr of
this county, and acted sovcral times as
Deputy Clerk of the Circuit Court; but his
appotito for liquor lost him many of his
positions. About four years ago ho joined
tho Red Ribbon Tomporanco Society, and
for Bcvcrnl years it seemed as if ho had
conquered his worst enemy. However, ho
Eoon fell into his former intemperate
iiabits and lust his position. Somo time
Binco his wife obtained a divorce from him.
During tho latter part of last week he was
under tho iuilucnco of liquor, and
ho wns very much intoxicated. lie
procured fifteen cents worth of
morphine at Basyn & Sou's drug store.
About 0 o'clock ho bid several
parties good bye, and told them they would
never seo him again. No attention wan
paid to his remarks, however, ns ho would
frequently talk incoherently while
intoxicated. Ho leaves surviving him four
children. By tho sido of his body wcio
found several letters, ono of which requested
his old friend, James Sumner, to
whoso Ollico tho body was taken, to act as
coroner; another saying he had taken morphine
with suicidal intent, and' giving
for the disposal of his body, and a
third addressed to "somo newspaper," in
whicli ho gave as his reason that lie was
Did, being sixty years of ago; saw no
prospect of gaining a livelihood save by
manual labor, and felt that death would
bring relief from rheumatism and othor
ilia to whicli ho was subject.
f2 THE DEADLY PISTOL.
It 11siii1ism1 Thii .11 ore
IlAiiROiisni'itR, K.v, .May 8. A terrible
alfray took place at Cornishvillc, in tliis
county yeaterd.iy.bctwecn Dun. Shewmakcr,
a citizen, and a spring mattress agent
named Long, in whicli tho latter was shot
dead and Shewmaker mortally wouuded.
.SO SPIRITUAL CONSOLATION.
Wiiitf. Plains, N. V., May 8. Cornet tn,
tho" double murderer, yesterday refused
cither of the priests who called on him, but
said that he was n Socialist, ud not a
Christian. He How in a rage when tho
priests attempted to converse with him,
and drove them and the representatives of
the Italian Beneficial Society out of his
A MANIA I'Oll KILLINII.
Richmond, Va., May S. Geo. I', l'eyton,
a grocer of this city, who has unco been confined
in an insane asylum, started out this
morning, ho says, to kill four negroes.
Ho began work in tho old market, and shot
one colored man dangerously through the
neck, and was arrested beforo finding tho
Atchison, Kas., May 8. Boys displaced
a frog in tho railroad yard here, causing
two hand cars to jump the track. Six men
were seriously iujured, two, Henry Miller
and Denis Kecfe, fatally.
Tho treaty of commcrco between
and Mexico passed its second reading
in tho Reichstag Monday.
Tho London Globo denies tho report that
was put in circulation last week that
Potcr Tynan (Number One) is in Ixmdon,
nnd that ho is communicating with tho
police, with tho object of turning informer.
Tho London Times, referring to tho voto
by which tho animation bill was defeated,
nays tho authority and power of tho Government
havo received a shock. This,
without a doubt, tho ministers will recognize
themselves. Tho spell of their
dcnerhl Croolt on the Ilorder.
Elpaso, Tex., May 8. That the Mexican
forces, under Major General Cabro, in Chihuahua
and Sonora aro operating in conjunction
with General Crook, is made evident
by a dispatch received at Hormosillo,
Sonora, yesterday, announcing a sharp
fight in Laguashi Canyon, 103 miles southeast
of that city. Adjutant General Drum,
Colonel A Ban, Assistant Judgo Advocate
General and Privato Secretary of Lincoln,
arrived to-day. It is belioved their visit
has boon in part directed by tho possible
complications that may ariso from tho operations
of General Crook.
Electricity, tho Coming Motor.
Albany, N. Y., May 8. Thomas A. Edi-eon
and others, representing a capital of
two millions, have filed papors with '.tho
Secretary of State, incorporating tho
Railway Company of tho United
States. Tho object ia to dovolop cloctricHy
as a motor for the propulsion of railroad
trains. . , , ,
Tho Molloular Mutual Tclophono and
holograph Company was also incorporated
Tuesday's Early Dispatclics i
THE LABOR TROUBLES.
Men in all Trades Striking for
Fourteen Hundred Mnrhlclicad
Idle mid Kloven font I'll
In H'ciiiisjlvnnlu I'orsnlioii.
Boston, May 8. The union printers !
ployed at the University Press, Cambridge,
struck work to-day, dissatisfied with the
present vato. I
Tho labor lock-out at tho various
shoe manufactories began yesterday
morning, and 1,100 operatives are idle,
tho employers stopping work rather than
accept the new price-list. Thero aro four
factories involved. The lastcrs' union has
not Mtlimittcd a price-list to the the manufacturers,
but will probably do &o this
afternoon. Doth sides aro firm.
THE PENNSYLVANIA MINERS.
PiTTnuruo, P., May 8. The coal miners
in eleven pits along tho Pan Handle
road are reported working at tho reduction.
The strikers ,arc working hard to
get all the miners out, and expect to make
the suspension of work general by
Meetings were held tit Mansfield for
that purpose yesterday. Tho miners' officials
claim that if necessary the river
miners will stop work to cut oil' tho supply
of the railroad operators, and if they ln.l
tho association will endeavor to get tho cooperation
of the miners in Ohio and .Maryland
to demand an advance on a certain
SUSPENSION OF NAIL FACTORIS.
PiTr.suLitu, May 8. The suspension of
the nii'l factories for two weeks, which was
to go into ell'ect to-day, has been postponed
indefinitely. Trade is reported good, but
stocks are still light and all assorted.
Cnicuio, May 8. About of the
manufacturers of this city have lefused to
li.y the advance demanded. Union men
quitted the shops yesterday morning. It
is estimated that -Oil in all are out ot employment.
Other xhops have conceded the
COI.LINSVILLK, ILL., COM. MINERS.
Sr. Lotus, May 8. Stiiking coal miners
near Collhidville, 1'!., have become so
toward men uorking in the
Abbey mine, oca use tie latter will not
join them in their s.i.ac, that Governor
Hamilton has been obliged to instruct the
sherills of St. Clair and Madison counties,
on the boundry line between which the
mines are situated, to take prompt and
measures to preserve peace, and see
that tho property of tho company is not
harmed or interfered with. The strikers
havo committed no avert act yet, but their
conduct has excited so much alarm on tho
part of tho coal company that its president
has called on tho Governor, for protection.
1'ITTSUURO IKON WORKERS.
Pittsburg, May 8. It is reported that
several lodges of tho Amalgamated Association
havo inaugurated a movement wnich
it is thought will result in nn oiler to compromise
tho dispute over the wages of mill
workmen for tho next year on the basis of
a general leduction of 10 per cent. Tho
officers of the Amalgamated Association
rcfuso to allirm or deny the report.
The manufacturers say that an offer to
compromise would likely be accepted.
Reading-, May 8. The puddlers of tho
Reading Iron Works ha70 struck for semimonthly
payment!) instead of monthly.
Tho Ohio Crop Propped.
Columuus, 0., May 8. Tho May crop report
of tho Ohio State Board of Agriculture,
based on 88'2 township reports received
May 1 to 4, gives the following averages
compared with May, 1882: Wheat,
winter killed and plowed up 10 per cent,
of tho total acreage; condition of the rest
t2 per cent., making tho total probabilities
CO per cent., or about
25,600,000 bushels, with good weather
till harvest. Rye, condition 72; barley,
03; meadows, 89; pastures, 82;
spring pigs, '.)!) ; spring lambs, 94 ; proportion
of seod corn that will germinate, 49;
proportion of spring plowing dono, 00;
proportion dono in nvcrago aeusons at this
iato, 751. Thirty-eight counties report some
lamago to fruit by tho frost, and fifty
jountics not. Tho wages of farm hands
svorago $18.91 and board per month, an increase
of $2.25 per month over last year.
1'ho correspondents' notes indicato about 83
per cent, of wheat acreage ruined, but now
all plowed up and seeded down to
clover and timothy.
MiHtnltrii for n IIui:Inr.
Sheldyville. Ind., May 8. Elbert Era-ions,
residing at Manilla, aged seventeen
; cars, was shot night boforo last, between
D and 10 o'clock, under peculiar
W. T. Emmons, his father, is a
merchant, and during tho last threo years
tho slorp has boen robbed two or three
times. Whilo William Burrows, William
Furlow and Abo Wilkes were passing tho
jtore fiom church they heard some one inside.
Ihnmons was sent for and tho three
young men watched for tho burglar to
come out. Soon ho was seen emerging
from the store by a llightof outsido Btairs.
Ho was asked by Burrows to halt, and not
complying was shot in the hand. Young
Kminons was not a clerk in the store, and
what he was doing in there is tho mystery.
Two Infants Humeri.
Chicaqo, May 8. Karly yesterday morning
two children, nged two and three, belonging
to n poor colored woman, who had
left them a few moments to go out and purchase
bread, were burned to death, in a
four-story tenement house at the corner of
'lark and Eighteenth streets. Tho fire
jriginated in a room occupied by the
children. Cause unknown. A blind man,
duo of tho occupants of the tenement, had
his life saved through the exertions of the
firemen, and the.others escaped. The damage
to tho building was slight.
I.nfn.yetle Turf Association.
I a fayktte, Ind., May 8. Tho organization
of the Lafayette Trotting Association
was perfected yesterday. Races will bo
held on Julv 51. -1 and C. with an extra
programme for the Fourth. Purses of
M,u00 arc offered, and the best dorses in
the countiy have been engaged.
Tho Xiiiiilicr of !. :idinns Wither
Iitcrcittcd Nor IMniiiifttH'd.
Vmii.miiox, May i Tuu il.ulah
Tun. a published at the Indian
Traiuiui; School, at I'arlUle. Pa., has
a of the Omaha Indians lor the past
twenty yeurs. Tln Om.ihas was ihe ftist
of lad an tribes t i Mitviimb to the arts
of civ iliauou. Tnoy have good tchooW.
b' nouses, potato bug and all the othei
..tile ii. of civiliation. ninl yet
they weie at a andstill a letianU
Fimiii l'fi i' L7? the uuiiiboi mil .
in ieit.C'1 U in a ouri mi !u.
tnat numeri aly the Ind.ai. e-
change '.Mich cither war. Accord me t
Hoar theuuiubei' now ia i
i. H'i'iii i..s ren us when thw Pilgii a
I'atl.o '.ttiidid it l'i mouth. And jet ilnn
I u c u.. tr." m re tim i u thousand
:a. .ion Mil e the adoption of
tlu in..; .tiui o.
UNCLE SAM'S MUSEUM.
SltuUs, KimltcH mid Tonil In tho
Waiunoton, May 8. The Post Office
Department has just opened a museum of
articles which have reached tho Dead Letter
Office, either as undelivered because the
proper parties could not be found, or as"
articles. The collection is certainly
a queer one, and the use to which the
mails aio put, as exemplified by
tho articlos here, is really astonishing.
Tho museum occupies
n good sized room, and tho cases, reaching
from floor to ceiling, nro full, and might
have been so a hundred times over. Among
the articles is n huge rattlesnake coiled in
a glass jar, with open mouth and forked
tongue. Ho was put in the mails alive,
in a perforated tin can. Kcsklo him
is another snake, perhaps four feet in
length, and no.xt to that a couplo of centipedes,
equally as poisonous in their bites,
and almost invariably fatal. They woio
all put into the mails alive. On tho other
sido of tho jar containing tho rnttlesnako
is a baby alligator, and tho head of another,
perhaps a year old. Bolow is a collection
of specimens from various mines
in tho West, tho value of which is considerable.
Ono littlo package among these contains
about $100 worth of gold.
On a shelf abovo is a collection of coins
which would provoko the envy of tho most
self-denying collector of articles of this
nature. Some of theso aro very rare, several
coins dating back full 2,000 years
being among tho numbor. There is a locket
bearing upon tho back tho inscription,
" Mrs. Lucy Randolph, died 1783," a hundred
years ago. The locket contains a picturo
of a soldier, and it is supposed that he
confiscated it somewhore in tho South during
tho war, had his o.wn picturo inserted
instead of the ono whoso name it bore, and
sent it to his sweetheart, who never called
for it at tho office of delivery. Besido it is
another picturo, a gentleman ami lady, in
a gold frame, which has been in the department
for over forty years awaiting a
claimant. Besido this is a set of false
teeth upon a gold plate, and just below
is a bottle of beer whicli somo kind
hearted person had sent to a beer
drinking friend, but which failed to
reach its destination, Thero aro soveral
bridles, various parti of a saddle, horseshoes,
and a light iron
everything, as tho lady in charge of tho
museum oddly remarked, everything, but
" A gentlemen who was in hero the other
day," bIio said, " remarked that wo had
everything but a tomahawk and a Bible,
That samo day I discovered a tomahawk
up thero on that shelf, and a day or two
later a gentleman who was looking at tho
collection pointed out that book as being a
Chineso Testament. Over thero, on that
Eieeo of paper, is tho
ord's Prayer in fifty-four languages."
Tuesday's Later Dispatches
Thero is to Bo No let Up to
The Ilnpllsh Government Accmeri of
'I'dinperliiK With nctcctlvea toHwcnr
Au'ity Innocent l.ivc.
Dublin, May 8. Farl Spencer, Lord
Lieutenant, has commuted the death sentence
of Patrick Dclancy, who pleaded
guilty to a charge of complicity in the
murder of Cavendish and Burke.
London, May 8. Reports of National
Leaguo meetings in Ireland annoy the
Government greatly, and statements made
by Mr. Harrington, M. P.; T. D. Sullivan,
M. P., and other Irish leaders and published
in this morning's papers, show that
is to be carried on more persistently
that ever if that wcro possible.
Tho Government is openly accused of
tampering with tho detectives, polico and
witnesses, and resorting to the meanest
and pettiest dovices to crush out liberty in
Ireland. Harrington especially says, that
tho system of Government interference is
malignant, spiteful and malicious. Whilo
Englishmen and Americans could not well
be prevented from contributing to tho
fund tho Administration is charged
with intimidating Irishmen from making
such contributions. Detectives aro accused
of bribing confined prisoners with
money and whisky to secure ovidence, and
manufacture evidence and procure informers
to swear away tho lives of innocent
men. They mako definite accusations on
this subject and locato times and places,
especially in tho Galway Jail. The population
of Irclaud according to these reports
is llccing ns fast as it can raise money to
London, May 8. Tho leaders of the
Irish party have, in accordance with a policy
which was indicated somo timo np.
and which hns been gradually culminating,
agreed to such a supervisional iIivimuii
of their own Parliamentary business as, it
is hoped, will lesult to the best advantage.
The division for the piesent will bo only
provisionally, and may be changed at any
time. Tlicio aro to bo three commissions,
tlic first of which will watch public business
in the limine of Commissions so far as it
relates to home matters; the second, foreign
and colonial mattcis, and tho ibiid,
appropriations, climates and financial
matters. The iiamoH ot the members assigned
to tho dilfVrent blanches ol woik
have not yet been announced, but will be
lu a lav or two. Parncll presided at the
meeting yesterday which adopted tlii.s
THE IRON MARKET.
. JloMt,v Outlook ' Ices Unst Id
niii'i' or W'iibi" ! hedncod.
Cu: KL.v.Mi. O.. May 8. Great excitement
exists lliioiighoui the .Mahoning
over the present .situation of the iron
inaiket. At Youngsniwii, j'ile, 'and
su'veral other point? a number of rt'lliii);
mills havo shut down, and business men
(.enerally along the .Mahoning lliver fed
greatly depressed. Manager Williams, of
the big iron firm of Brown. I'onuell & Co..
two of whose nulls at oungstowu have
shut down, said to-day ' The trouble
is owing to the condition of the iron
market. We will till ordois only at Jl.'.i'i.
when purchasers say they can got iion for
S1.W). We have plumy of orders if we
would fill them at that pi lcc. but iron cannot
bo sold at these tiguies without ruin to
tho manufacturers. Tlic outlook is anything
but encouraging. Tho workmen
seem determined to resist any reduction,
and if they do all the mills will be compelled
to close. We would not stop at nil
if we could got our price lor iron, and will
undoubtedly stay closed till a reduction is
mado in the cost of manufacturing or the
price of iron advances. Wo are refusing
orders at any price to bo filled after Juno 1.
Not ol" n. Chlvnlric Turn.
St. Louis, May 8. Judge Van Wagcncr,
of tho Criminal Court, in charging tho
grand jury yesterday, said that if tho law
against dueling had been violated it was
their duty to indict tho offenders, and
added : " Tho day has gono by when this
semi-barbarous custom can bo either tolerated
or vitalizod into respectability, and
tho offender deserves no more morcy thav
any other criminal." This part of tho
chargo grow out of tho fact that a
attornoy of this city recently sent
a clialleugo to an equally limb
of tho law.
Tulilnff tho SpnrH.
?' London, May 8. The Princo of Wales
formally opened tho School of Musio at
Kensington yestorday. In his address ho
announced that Sullivan, tho music composer,
and Grove, editor and writer, had
been knighted. He also stated that George
A. Mcl'arran, musical direotor, had been
created a knight. The Duko and Duchess
of Edinburg and Mr. Gladstone were present
at the coremony.
m lOISON'S TRIAL
Senators and Congressmen Rally
to His Uei'onso.
Whiitetrr Ilin DvNcrtx, It t t
Conclusion Tliot lie Will bo
IlAiiiinnMitiitu, Kv., May 8. 1:00 p. k.
Tho ease of Hon. Phil Thompson was called
this morning. Senator Voorhces, of
diana, and Hon .). C. S. lilackburn are
leer counsel lur defense. 'J'. (J. Bell, of
this place, and Judge Jacob, of Danville,
are on that side. The prosecution is
assisted by Gov. Caiitrcll ami W. C. Owens,
of colt county, George Denny, of Uorranl
county, and Jess, MjiIoii, of Lexington,
fuo killing of Walter Davis is
diuoicnily by ditleieut people,
nut u lew of whom tiro in
with the dead man mid his
launly Hut so high is the standing of
'1 iioinpson in the community that aderso
opinion does not I'm 'I upon expression.
Tiieie is little doubt, however, in the minds
of those familiar uiih the sentiment of
a large pottion of the Kentucky public,
what the hnal outcome will be. It can bo
saiely predicted that no conviction will bo
hid. Many witnesses aro called for tho
Commonwealth, including several of our
ladies. It will be a long, bard and
bitter trial. The case will probably be entered
in to this afternoon, awaiting the
al ol Senator Voorhces.
TTip German Conflict -A ;(fiin"ii
lor f.cltitisoii Chosen 'l'liu 1 ilKt
IIekli.v, May 8. There is now a fail
prospect of settling the long contested
budget difbculties, a compromise having
been reached by tho creation of the commission
proposed somo time ago. Tins
Reichstag by a voto of ISO to 'J' in the
lower house, agreed to a doferenco of tha
whole subject, and any action by tho commission
will probably receive the endorsement
of all factions, the only means out oi
Loniion, May R. The Times' Berlin
the Government and Reichstag
seem to be drifting rapidly into a conflict.
I 'nil ice.
Paris May 8. It is reported that Count
Dc Chamboid has had a slight attack ol
Constantinoplk, May 8. The A
to-day, after sessions extending over
many weeks, hae finally selected Wassu
Kircndi as Governor of Lebanon. Tho
whole etlort of tho lepresentatixes of the
Powers has been directed to securing quiet
on the part of the pi ounces closely connected
with Kubjaria in Itouuiauiii. W'a&sa
Lllciidi is uu Albanian Catholic.
Caiiso. May 8. While General Downey
was out shooting a few days ago, he was
assaulted by l-'n 11a heeu. who accused him of
injuring the.i crops, and was treated with
violence, although no damage had actually
been done. Tne teuliug of discontent grows
with every s.iceess of the False Prophet,
and nlmot daily suci esses follow to 1)1
Mcdlii in his advances m the Soudan This
adds greatly to the sticugth of tho extreme
Moslem party, whose adheieuts act in tho
most fanatical way. Olhccis and soldiers
aro, as lia.s been already reported,
insulted with impunity in tlio streets, and
are nut in a position to show resentment,
which might bring lestilts amounting to
riot. About a half a doen Luglish ladies
who were veutiitcsomo enough to leavo
Ihoir homes for tho most ordinary purposes,
were insulted in various ways, and
might have met with lolence had they
even dared to call for assistance from men
in uniform HI Mcdlii is doing most successfully
by his Soudan campaign,
the work which Arnbi Pasna failed
to do, and his influence here and in Alexandria,
to say nothing cf the r'allaheon in the
outlying dbtricts. is so great that it can
not be overcome as Arahi's strength was.
Caiko, III., May 8. Four dwellings at
tho corner of Seventeenth and Poplar
btrcots wero destroyed by firo yesterday
morning. Loss, $f,000 ; insurance, $1,000.
Leavknwohtii. Kan., May 8. Captain
A. M. Insley's lino barns on Big Stranger
river, together with a large amount of buy
and farming implements, wero destroyed
bv firo Sunday. Loss, $1 1,000; insurance,
Lexington, Kr., May 8. At Georgetown
an incendiary set fire to a stable of
yearling thoroughbreds, tho proporty of
James A. Grinstead, tho well known
and the ontiro lot, six in number,
perished in tho flames. They were all by
imported Thundorstorm, out of tho following
mares: Brown colt out of Grace Chapman,
by riazard; chestnut colt out of
March Wind, by War Danco; chestnut
filly out of Mary 1'ria.m, by Van
chestnut filly out of Lady . Olive, by
Revenge; chestnut filly out of Uapalo, by
War Danco. Mr. Grinstsad places his loss'