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DAILY EVENING BU
LLETIN.
VOL. 2 NO. 145. MAYSVILLE, KY., THURSDAY, MAY 10, 1883. PIUCE ONE CENT.
Movemcute Over tlio Water.
Tho False Prophet Stirring Up
Arab Faiuiticism.
Cnnlllct Hctuccn Iilsinnrclt nnd Iho
ItcicliNtnt; -Lord DniTerin'n .Mission
a t'iiiliirci:tif;liiml Will Not lit.
' Btrlct Our Cattle Trade.
Cairo, May 9. Tho emissaries of tlio
False Prophet are again busily engaged
in distributing a manifesto among the
Especial efforts, according to
lato dispatches, are being made to create
uprisings against the foieigncrs. This is
true here and all along tho northorn coast,
but is especially truo of Tunis, where n
Tory bitter feeling has been created against
tho French and against the foreign Jewish
cloment. To add to tho troubles of tho
Fellaheen, whoso discontent deepens daily,
tho cattle plaguo ban broken out in
and the cattle of a whole province
nro dying from a disease which the natives
do not understand and can not control.
The Ismail has brought suit
ngainstthe Egyptian GoYcrnment lor the
restitution of his confiscated palace ami
for four million francs per year rental of
his lands and othor property.
Tnrltvy.
Co.N9rAXTt.NOPi.K, May 9.
information liciu win run Is the belief Unit
Lord Dullerin has been recalled to London,
and that his mission in Egypt has been
practically a failure, its results being
neither to the home Government,
to the Sultan nor to tho Khedive.
London, May 9. Tho rumors as to tho
causes of Loul Dufl'erin'u probable removal
are denied hero.
liiilfliuid.
London, May 9. The Duke of Connaught
is to be given a high military command, it
is understood, and will piobably be soon
sent to India to take commuiidof a division
of troops.
London, May 9. Edward George Clarke,
Q. C, and William Uowen Rowlands, Q. C.,
have been engaged to defend Gallagher
and Whitehead, tho dynamite conspirators.
lVrsln.
London, May 9. Reports from the East
announce the bcrious illness of the Shah of
Persia.
Italy.
Naples, May 9. Another earthquako is
reported in Sicily nud Mt. Etna promises
an activity, causing much alarm. Tho
principal c hock occurred at Bianacavillo, a
town of 2,1)00, where much damago was
done.
(urmniiy.
Berlin, May 9. The Reichstag has com
in conflict with l'rinco Bismarck, as it hns
been predicted would bo tho case at the
first oppoitunity. The occasion was the
second reading of tho Government Hill increasing
the customs duties on wood, tho
bill being rejected by a considerable majority.
Bkrli.n, May 9. The body of a rent collector
was found yesterday in ti pond in
Thiergarten hero. The man was undoubtedly
murdered by robbers, as '25,000 marks
wore stolen fiotu his person.
Notwithstanding minors which have
been alloat that tho dissolution of Parliament
is imminent, thcro nro signs that
Bismarck's belief in dissolution as an effective
weapon against a refractory Parliament
is by no means ni strong as it
was.
IIiikIhiiiI,
London, May 9. Lord Carlingford, Lord
President of tho Council and Minister of
Agriculture, to-day, in receiving a deputation
from tho Central Chumbcr of Agriculture,
refused their request that ho endeavor
to secure tho enactment by Parliament of
a measuro prohibiting the importation of
cattle from countries in which infection
exists. He promised, however, that the
present powers of government to prohibit
tho ontrunco of infectod animals should bo
bo Btrongly exercised.
Ono of the objects of tho deputation was
to obtain fresh restrictions on tho American
cuttlo trade.
More ol the TewUesbury Horror.
Boston, May 9. At the Tewkesbury
hearing yesterday Mrs. Catherino Moran,
of Lawrence, a clothes dealer,
testified that sho hud bought a largo quantity
of coats, shawls, dresses, etc, from the
Marshes, but they belonged to tho officials,
who sold them, and in no way had she
bought what she bcliovcd was pauper clothing.
Br. Edward Baoon said ho was at tho
Harvard Medical School from 1876 to 1878
and had takon human skin to ho tanned.
' Charles Mursh took tho stand, and tho
Governor asked if all tho books had been
produced. Tho witness said he had found
a number of books rolating to tho institution
in tho closets, of which he had previously
known nothing, and had never
Been" before. He explained his method of
recording tho watches and bank books of
tho inmates, and said nil he had received
woro recorded.
Thompson Murder Trial,
Tho Defendant Arraigned and
All Itoudy to Hcgin.
How tin' Dcfcndnnt AetH niul I.ui.Jm
Wlcnt Koine Witnesses Jluve to Say.
LouisviLLK, Kv May 9. The Commercial's
special from Ilurrodsburg, Ky., says:
"Phil. B. Thompson was arraigned yesterday
morning in the Circuit Court for tho
killing of Walter H. Davis. Tho littlo
court-room in the dingy old
was crowded with nn audience of whito
men, a few negroes, and a dozen or so colored
women. There was no demonstration, no
excitement, no emotion. Tho court-room
was n characteristic featuro of county
court-rooms. Judge ('. A, Hardin sat upon
the bench and ptesided with becoming
dignity. For tho dofenso Jo. Blackburn,
Dan. Lindsay, Tom Bell, James Wilson, and
almost every other practicing lawyer at tho
local bar, including Sam. Young and
appeared. Tho lntherof the defendant,
Phil Thompson, sr., ho is in n great
for the liberty of that distinguished
maniac. Thomas IS u foul was
in the court-room with his sou nud his son's
friends. He is not taking an active part
in tho defense, but will lend ndvico when
he esteems, it necessary, and much deep
thinking. Tho prisoner sat calmly within
the bar, nud chatted pleasantly with his
attorney and friend, Br. Blackburn. Theio
was a smile upon his face, nud his blue
eyes were laughing. This was for a moment.
nn cxpie.ssion of ineffable
sadness passed over his countenance.
Then he chewed tho head of his
cane, ami seemed delightfully indillcrcnt.
A moment later he was drawing away at a
cigar that wns lighted. Then he smiled
"agnin, exhibiting tho whitest, prettiest set
of teeth in the Uucc more he
turned and chatted with Blackburn. This
wns tho manner of Phil Thompson.
the coolness that is his heritage from
a lineage of biae men, the younger
Thompson was unensy. He was anxious.
It is iin'iinit that he should have boon
ns he wns fur murder in the first
degree, ns tho indictment roads. The
men who crowded around about
him as he sat leaning buck
in1 hi clniir exhibited in every look and
gestmc tlio wannest ort of friendship. He
leturned every gieetiug with a sunny
smile, .every question with a ringing answer,
and even ns he mi' thoiu at the bar,
nirniugcd for a crime which is punishable
upon the gallows, lie a liou,ecry inch
of him. in t.ie pipulnv "ne. This was a picture
of the dcloiidiiiu in ne al at the liar
of justice. It wu.s tuthcr unpleasant to
turn away fioin n study of his face and
listen to the dull story of tho pioeeodiugs.
At 9.30 o clock the court culled the case
of the Common wealth against Phil It,
ThoinpMju. jr.t " ft is tho last case upon
tho criminal' docket," remarked Judge
Hardin painfully. Mr. Jacob, of tlio
counsel for the defense, promptly arose.
"May it please your Honor," ho remarked
slowly, "some of the attorneys
for tho defense nro absent, and will not
arrive until this afternoon. If the Commonwealth
does not insist upon an immediate
trial we would like a postpononicnt of the
caso until 1:30 oolock. We desire this
shoit delay in order that our associates
may hocoiuo familiar with every step to bo
taken in tho caso." The Commonwealth
mado no objection, tho Judge granted tho
motion and the court adjoin tied accordingly.
During tho delay thus occasioned two
men, who aro to figure moro or less in tho
trial, weio sought out. They nro Madisou
W. Curry, an elder in tho Presbyterian
Church, nud Morris T. Threlkeld, a deacon
in tho Baptist Church. The former is a
dealer in haidware, tho latter a farmer
and trader, and both aro men of eminent
respectability. Throlkold is n witness in tho
caso for tho prosecution. Curry hots not
been summoned for cither side. It is
understood that tho Commonwealth will
attempt to show that these two gentlemen
know a great deal about Miss
behind the scenes, and that Threlkeld
was with her in Cincinnati on the very
night thatJDavis is charged to have seduced
tho wlfo of Phil. Thompson. What this
story will amount to nobody can say, but
in justico to the two gentlemen, each is
given the benefit of tho statement. Mr.
Curry was found at his place of business
on Main street. Ho is a mild-mannered,
clover gentleman of middle ago. He
said, in answer to a question
which was straight from the shoulder: " I
do deny, now and forever, that there is tho
slightest truth in this scandal which has
been circulated about me. I know Miss
Buckncr and that is all. It has pleased
mo occasionally to go and hear her talk
ond sing, but, as God is my judge, I know
hor only in tho politest sonso of boclal formality.
On that night in Cincinnati,
when Davis is charged to havo been
intimate with Mrs. Thompson, I was
hero in Harrodsburg. I know positively
nothing of tho caso." That was what Mr.
Curry said,- and a few moments later Mr.
Throlkold was seen, and, after eying tho
correspondent suspiciously, announced that
all ho had to say would be said upon tho
witness stand.
Wcro you not with Miss Buckner in
Cincinnati on tho night of tho 28th of
" No, sir; I did not sco Miss Buoknor at
all whilo I was in Cincinnati. I did not
lUfiJUEk to soojjorj. On. thojijght you men-
tion I'wns at the theater with" my friend,
Hates Wilson."
This wns all Mr. Throlkeld had to say
about the matter, except to udd that tho
entiro story about himself and Miss
and Walter Davis was infamously
false.
The selection of a jury proceeds slowly.
Five jurymen so far have been accepted,
four peremptory challenges having been
made by tho prosecution, while only two
have been mado by tho defonso. This indicates
the popularity and inlluencc of tho
accused.
CLOSING THE SALOONS.
They Will Kill Him IT H Enforces
tlio Sunday NlgM Ordinance.
Milwaukkk, Wis., May 9. Mayor
who has just issuod orders to closo tho
saloons nt midnight, and that policemen
shall not drink liquor while on duty, to-day
received n thicatcniiig letter, in which it
was declared that the saloon-keepers had
decided to kill him if ho enforced tho
orders. Tho letter was signed " II. M.,"
tho initials of Miller, of the firm of Miller
& Holtz, prominent saloon-keepers, who
wcro to-day refined a liconco becnuso they
would not promise to close at midnight, and
eveu declared openly their intention to
the order. His friends say tho letter
was a trick of his enemies to get him into
dispute with the Mayor. The saloon-keepers
almost all refuso to obey the order, and
trouble is anticipated.
m
'flu !ti'iiu 'oinmls4lfmcr ri;Jil,
Wsiiim)miv, May "I. The light for the
Commissioner of Internal Rccnuo is growing
the mot o vigorous as tho days wax
longer mid warmer. Senator Cullom ih
di oppiiig into the traces as a seeker foi
appointments with :i good deal ol grnco
and ease. Ilo never negleuis an
to piesent the claims of Illinois for
any soit of place, niul hence he is here,
large as life, pushing an Illinois man lor
the place which Uitnnis lias alien. ly ha 1
for years. The wuerul impression is that
lie is limning the appointment of Until ewe,
an ex-Collector ot Internal llo onuc, b tt a
gentleman connected with the Internal
Iicvruuc I'.ineau assures me that he is
really pushing the c'tiun. of one Littler, u
lawyer ot Sprini;liuid. 111., for the place.
" What business has a cnuiuri lawyer
asking lor a place that has the collection
of half the revenue of tho country .''
I asked.
Don't know," he nnswerod with a shrug
of the shoulders; " perhaps he tlrnks that
a small lawyer would muke a big
A prominent Tieasury official, who
watches tho movements of the head of the
Government pretty closely, said to your correspondent
that ho believed Deputy Commissioner
Roget.s would bo appointed to
the' place. " I think," he Knid, " that the
Piesidont hits decided to stick pi etty closely
by the Ciil Service system during tho remainder
of his term. There are a great
many applicants for this place, and for all
Mich places in fact, and the easiest way for
him to rid himself of annoyance mid .responsibility,
is to follow Civil Service
Rules, and put tho best man in the place"
THE TURF.
l'he Snort In I'rusiuct for tho Horse
1'IchIi Fanciers.
GRAND TUOTTI.NO circuit.
Rociie.sti:r, N. Y., May 9. A meeting of
the board of sto wards of the Grand Trotting
Circuit took place in tho rooms of the Rochester
Driving Park Associntion. Tho
following dates were assigned to the
several associations: Pittsburgh, July
ill to 128, inclusive; Cleveland, July
31 to August II, inclusive; Buffalo, August
7 to 10, inolusivo; Rochester, August 11 to
17, inclusive; Utica, August til to 21;
Poughkeepsio, August 28 to September 1 ;
Hartford, September 4 to 7; Providence,
September 11 to 14. Tho following
was made out for each place except
Hartford : First day, 2:29 class, purso
?1,500, 2.21 clnss, purso $1,500; second
day, 2:22 class, purso $2,000, special purses
that have closed. Third day, 2:20 pacing,
purse $1,000, specials $4,000; 2.20 class,
trotting, 2,000. Fourth day, 2:2ti class,
purse $1,500, freo to all pacers, $2,000;
2:10 class, $2,000.
LOUISVILLE TIIOTTI.VO RACK.
Louisville, Ky., May 9. At tho first day
of the fair association trotting races, thoie
was tine weather and a good track, and an
attendance of 2,000. First raco, 2:19 class,
five entries, best three in Ave:
Joe Hunker, 1 1 1 1 ; J. 11. Thomas, 1 2
2 2; Deck Wright, 2 3 S !1; Troubadour,
5 1 4 dirt. ; Alexander, J 5 4 4. Time
2:22, 2 2U, 2:22 J, 2:23. Second race, 2:50
clas, best three in live: Maud 11,2 3 2;
Sotlmtn, 111; Grand Duke, 4 4 4; Littlo
Miss, 3 2 3. Favorites distanced. Time
in each heat 2:29A.
JIlt'liiuiiN April Elections.
Detroit, Mien., May 9. Tho official
of the State election, held the first Monday
in April, to eleot two Judges of tho
Supremo Court and two Regents of the
Stato Univorsity, was made yesterday. The
result in Judges was officially doolarcd as
follows : John W. Champlin, Fusion Democrat.
127,370; Austin Blair, Republican,
119,870; Thomas R. Sherwood, Fusion
Grocnbaok, 124.G39; Thomas J. O'Brien,
122,330, D. P. Sagondorph, Prohibition,
18,950; J. H. Tatom, Prohibition, 13,407.
Tho result on Regents will not largely differ
from tho above figures.
n i nnnn
M IWlLto DEFEATED i
Colonel (tarda Engages tlio Hos-tiles
in the Sierre Madres.
The Tight Lasted nn Hour, mill tue
Indians Made u Jlcspcratc
Tomiisto.nk, A. T., May 9. Tho recent
news of, an Indian fight in tho Sierra
has been confirmed by a letter from tho
headquarters of tho army in Northern
Mexico, at Aposura Sonora. The engagement
occuned at Sierra Tnlmosa, near tho
Chihuahua lino, on the 25th of April.
Colonel Garcia left tho headquarters
with one company of tho 0th Regiment,
Captain Dcvesa, numboring eighty-six men
and tilty State troops, under Captain
to tako up and follow tho trail of
the Indians on their lato raid into Senora.
After five days' forced hard marching ho
succeeded in tracking tho Indians then entrenched
in tho Siero Madres, near the
Chiahuahua line. The Indians had notice
from their scouts two days in advance of the
arrival of the troops, and determined to
mako a desperato fight. Tliey secured
their positions in the roughest parts of tho
mountains, and thou awaited the approach
of the troons. General Garcia ns soon, as
he ascei taiucd nud understood the position
of tho Indians, divided his troops
into two columns, placing one under
Colonel Torres nud headed the
tothcr himself. He commenced tho battle,
nnd nftcr an hour's hard fighting succeeded
in dislodging the Indians from their
stronghold, putting thorn to flight, nnd
leaving on the field eleven of their bucks
dead. Many were observed during tho action
earring awny wounded. Tho Mexicans
lost three stato troops, two Federals
killed, and eight or nine wounded.
Sax Francisco, Cal., May 9. A special
from Hi Paso, Tex., s.iys General Fueno,
jonunanding in Northern Mexico, will in
two days, at Paso Dol Norte, anive at the
Rio Grande and take command of nil portions
of Chihuahua in conjunction with
General Crook in New Mexico. Colonel
Unda is Chief of Stall", with troops and
headquarters already nt Paso Del
Norte. Unda is amused at the
Idea of thero being any difference
between the two countries on account of
Crook s opoiations. General Fueno comes
direct from the City of Mexico. There is
perfect accord. When Crook reaches a certain
point, now n military foil, the Mexicans
will move forward. Therosocms little
doubt but that a final end nill lie made of
the hostile renegade Apaches,
A dispatch recched by the Times here
from S.m Carlos says that about .SOU Indians
hae strayed fioiu the agency proper
to tho northwest part of the loservalinn,
near Ft. Apache. They evidently believe
they will have better protection near
the tort. Cnptniu Dougherty bus issutd
about 11,000 pounds of com to them.
F.i. Paso, Tk. May 9. Ituinors are
to-day of a disaster to Ciook, by u
dispatch ovei the Mexican Government
lines. Inquiries ptuhed all day s!io
tb.it Crook, having in ved some days earlier
than anticipated in Souoiu. may not have
been a'de lo iooeio the lull
expected Tlieie i ti belief that the
Apaehe loieu bus been underestimated and
tin is phued in Yooli s seni.s.
Ciook small lurce i the largisl cause ol
apptchciisiuii.
DESERTION" AND DEATII.
lino More t'nrortiiinite Woman Knds a
Wrlckrd Life.
St. Louis, May 9. Mary Fitzgerald was
married to August Wear, a carriage blacksmith,
but hardly had the honeymoon
passed before ho abandoned her and' quit
tho city. Like a boat without a helm, she
diifted around among her friends for
i while, but at last surrendered herself to a
life of shamo, and sought shelter in the
disreputnblo houses in Eleventh street, near
Locust. She went from one to another until
recently she entered that of Laura Dc
Bosquet, where she mot George Sturgis. His
ntteutious woro so acceptable that he was
allowed to become her lover. Womanlike,
however, she could not allow her allection
for her husband to die altogether, and
when ho returned to the city recently and
refused oithor to recognize her or to live
with her ngnin, sho grew despondent,
and life becamo a burden.
That she might drown her sorrow
bIio sought oblivion in intoxication, but
this, after a whilo, mado lifo more wearisome,
and last night sho bought morphine,
retired to her bed and swallowed the
deadly drug. When discovered by one of
her associates she was beyond aid.
New York Iloj; Mliow.
New York, May 9. The soventh annual
Now York Ueiich Show of dogs opened yesterday.
The first prize for champion mastiff
was awardod to Win. Graham, Bolfast,
Ireland. The first prize for champion
pointer dogs over fifty-five pounds wont to
King Bow, entered by the Detroit Konnol
Club. The first prize for champion pointer
bitohes over fifty pounds went to Water
Lily, owned by Christopher Mollor, Now
York. ' Tho first prizo for pointer dogs over
fifty-five pounds was taken by Perth, owned
by 13. C. La Montague, New York.
Iii Terror of Dynamik
The Halifax Authorities Taking
Extraordinary Precautions.
Humors that llrndy'is Kitngrln;; in lo
I5 t'elehruled Iy Itlouiii I'l That
City or Its Government Utiildiiii).
May 9. Halifax is terribly
excited over the present Fenian fright.
Fifty tons of ammunition wero removed
from tho orduauco stores to tho Citadel today,
and tho fortress is being thorougly
put in condition, though the military authorities
refuso to connect this in tiny wny
with the present excitement. They say tho
place needs overhauling. Great activity
prevails, not only among the military nnd
at the foits, but also among the Provincial
Goeinnient and civil officers. Members
of the local Cabinet u ot daily, but refuso
to answer questions, t ough they will not
deny the tiuth of the statements alloat.
The Lieutenant Goernor has quitted the
city for an indefinite period. The Mayor
iciutirkcd he did not expect this sensation
to amount to more than the Fenian scare
of IfctiG, but as tho authorities of New York
taw fit to postpono on no moro urgent
grounds tho opening of tho big Brooklyn
Riidge tioin tho day first appointed,
it did not appear superfluous for
tho City Government of Halifax to use ordinary
precautious on nn occasion liko thist
Ho confirmed from what he heard tho lac
of Governor Archibald's letter being received
from Ottawa, and that the fact eo
far as he knew had been correctly published,
but haid the authorities did not
wish tho affair to bo noised abroad. At
the request of several persons he swore in
this alieruoon a number of special watchmen
to be under tho surveillance of tho
City Marshal for service about tho Government
limine, the provincial building and
other points. Additional night watchmen
have been nssigucd to public buildings,
and the policemen throughout tho city
have been ordorcd to take no relief early
in tho morning between tho hours of 1 and
2 o'clock, or between 2 and 3, as is customary,
and those who usually go off duty
at ;i o clock a. m., nro until timber orders
to remain on their bents until ti o'clock.
Tho information the Government received
is beginning to leak out. It is said
that, besides tho threat to lay a chain of
loipedoes all along the river front to be
blown up on the date of llrndy s execution,
and a similar scheme against the provincial
building, on the night of the grand
farewell bull to General Sir Patrick
an airniigemeut was on foot lo
utilize the &ystcm of drainage for the
wholesale destruction of the city The
main diains all empty into tint harbor, ami
are quite easy 0f access horn t heir mouths
even for a boat for some distance, and bold,
careful I'cniiius in the dead ot night might
by these means eflectu. illy establish a tuiiu
of torpedoes even into tho heart of the city.
From what can be. learned us to the
source ot the information leceived
by the Government it appeals that
of the Philadelphia Laud League
Convention reported to Ottawa that u combined
attempt would bo made to avenge
hUh wiougs and particularly the execution
of tlio I'lnenix Park murderers, where
opportunity ollered, nud that suspicions,
p.iiiitcd to Halifax.
Canltiil nnd Labor Troubles.
Maimiluiikvh, Mass., May 9. A committee
of tho Luster's Piotectivo Union, representing
the l,f00 sinkers, waited upon
tho manufacture s yesterday and informed
them that tho lusters would not
bo allowed to work under tho reduced
prico list. Tho manufacturars refuso to
recognize the committee. A meeting of
tho Piotectivo Union was therefore held,
when it wns voted to order ecry luster to
lemovc his tools from the factory. Many
of the shoemakers have found employment
in Lynn, Beverly nnd other places. Others
havo obtained work nt making turned
shoes. Tho workmen aro somewhat ox-cited
over the situation, but are quiet nnd
ordorly, nnd boyoud assembling in largo
crowds on tho street, havo mado uo unusual
demonstration.
St. Louis, May 9. Thero has been
tronblo at tho Western Coal
Mine, at West Bellevillo, for somo time,
and tho men thcro have been out" on a
strike. Monday night soveral rows took
placo between tho strikers and tho men
taking their places, and early thi3 morning
tho strikers set firo to tho mine. Tho firo
has been burning all day, and it seems impossible
to extinguish it. This mino was
tho largest in tlris section of tho country,
and was owned by a lot of miners who
enmo horo somo timo ago and formed a
company of thoir own.
A I'also J, over mid Huleldo. ,
Akiio.s, O., May 9. A young lady
twenty years of age and living iu tho
family of u Mrs. Clauso ns a domestic committed
suicido yesterday morning by taking
a largo quantity of morphia, Tho
cause of her act was a lorors' quarrel. Sho
was engaged to bo married to a yeung man
named So amors, of Canton, had promised
to como to see her on Sunday last, but
owing to somo change in his plans did not
arrive. This made her despondout, and
after brooding over it, for several dayi sho
concluded to end hor lifo.

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