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A DEFUNCT SCHEME.
Tlio Mcxfcnn Drainage Company
Comes to Griof A Nclicnic Which
' Would lluvc Nutted Colonel Nellcrn.
Washington, Juno 8. Tlio
fiom the City of Moxlco that the
Mexicnn'Govornnicnt Las canceled tlio contract
for draining tlio Valley and City of
Mexico had with the Washington Company,
whoso figure-head was Commissioner
docs not creato much surpriso hero.
rfho fact is, the company and its big con-tract
wcro largely on papor. A Mexican
by tlio namo of Mcxia came hero from
Mexico some time since, holding the grant
and contract of tho Moxican Government
for this drainage scheme By it a certain
amount of drainage was to bo done, and
for that work tho Mexican Government
was to pay 25,000 per month until tho sum
of $9,000,000 was paid, and also to glvo a
portion of tho land roclaimcd.
Diaz was to have an interest in the
contract, but his namo was kept in tho
background, at his own request. Loring
and Senator Call and Senator Jonas and a
lot more thought they Baw a bonanza in it,
and, thdugh they didn't just have the
ready cash to tacklo a $9,000,000 job, thov
set to work to build up a company
around Mexico's old grant and
contract, taking him in fjr a
eharo of tho profits. Tlicy thought,
as the story goes here, and it comes from
good sources, that with tlio company organ-'
ized thoy Would be able to find sonio capitalist
who would put up tho millions to do
tho work, Senator Sabin, of Minnesota,
was their objective point. Ho hod nionoj',
millions, and he was called on. lie looked
into tho mattor, but when he arrived at
the portion of tho contract that gavo the
Mexican Government thirty years in
which to pay for tho work, and rejected
upon tho mutability of tho Mexican governments,-
ho mildly suggested that ho
would liko to seo that part of tho
contract changed, so that ho could get
his , pay as soon as tho work
was done. Tho contract also provided for
7 tbd jdeposit of a forfeiture of 5200,000 at
' the 5Monto do Pied, In the City of Mexico,
an institution something similar in its relations
to tho Government of Mexico as tho
Bank of England in its relation to tho
British Government. This clause did not,
either, exactly suit, as revolutions are
; rather frcquoat occurrences down in that
'country, arid 'it was proposed that tho
bo mado in a New York bank instead,
well, 'to make a' long story short, tho present
Mexican administration, which docs
not liko Diaz any too well anyway, saw in
these .requirements a chance to cancel tho
' obligation, and it canceled them.
Arrcut or n Jinn Who linn Defrauded
Buffalo, June 3. Eli Myorson, who has
extensively victimized tho dramatio profession
cast of tho Rocky Mountains for
the last few years, has been arrested
here. Ho owed a board bill of $12 at
tho Tifft House, and, meeting Farron, tho
comedian, he represented himself as a
cousin of S. F. Nixon, manager of Chestnut
Street Tli eater, at Philadelphia,
and endeavored to borrow that amount
of him. Fat rou was on tho point of
paying tho bill, when ho thought it wise to
tirst telegraph to Mr. Nixon. The latter
replied: " Myorson in a beat; do not pay
one cent for him.' Myerson was thou arrested.
He is tho son of well-to-do people in
Fort Wayne, Ind., and was a schoolmate of
S. F. Nixon, who also came from Fort
Wayne. Although his brothers aro in
good circumstuuees, Eli has gone
rapidly to ruin. Ho called on
Mr. Nixon last Winter and borrowed
some money by telling a pitiful title
of want and mislortuno. Ho subsequently
borrowed five dollars, which ho said he
needed in order to got a money order. Altogether
he defrauded Mr. Nixon out of
about $200. A short time ago he met
Charles Frohman, manager of the traveling
companies of tho Madison . Square
Theatre, at a hotel in Chicago. He
told him that ho was a
law of Mr. Nixon. Ho wanted to borrow
$25, as ho did not wish to troublo Mr.
Nixon by telegraphing to him. Mr. Frohman
asked him why he wanted to troublo
. a stranger, and said he would telegraph to
Mr. Nixon, Myerson then left. Ho has
defrauded many other theatrical people.
Proctor Knott III.
Louisville, Jun 2. Hon. J. Proctor
Knott, tho Democratic nominee for Governor
of Kentucky, Is quite ill at the residence of
Dr. Watkins, in this city, but his condition
is not considered as serious. '
The public deb't reduction during May
A hail storm that damaged fruit is reported
to have crossed Tennessco.
A druggist in Washington has been
finded for soiling soda water on Sunday.
A Long Island man has a curiosity in
the shape of a pig with seven feet.
The Treasury Dopartmont has graduated
one hundred brides tho last four months.
RicAnno Re.vocal, who fled from JIavann,
Beven years ago with $300,000 of publio
funds, has been captured.
Joe Nail, Atlanta (Ga.) Assistant Postmaster,
failing to make good his deficit of
$8,000, has been arrested.
Florida's oigar product this year is estimated
at doublo that of last year, whon
41,859,875 cigars wore mado.
Ouio has over 6,000 applications on filo
in the Postolfiee Department for positions
worth from $800 to $1,000 annually.
An Auburn (N. Y.) hen laid ono egg tho
other day with " honoy " and some other
words apparently printed on it.
Henri Muroeu's well-known book, " La
Vio do Bohomo " is catalogued in Chicago's
publio library as ' Travels in Germany and
TiiE'stoamer City of Poking has landed
000 cases of opium in San Franoisoo, tho
largost cargo over brought to this country.
Tho duties amounted to $238,000.
The Chinese Legation at Washington attended
every performance of the cirous
when there, and declared that thoy had
enjoyed nothing bo much since Congrosi
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Application for Incorporation.
NOTICE Is hereby plven thnt. application
has benn made to the Mason County
Court for the incorporation of the Moysvllle
Kleclrio Light Company, iu pursuance of
chupterfiO, of tho Gcmoml Statutes nt Keu
tucky and by thatnnnie to have ptrpetual
succession, nnd power to sue nnd bo sued, Ac.
Tho amount of capital stock to be $32,000, each
share of which Is to be ot tho value of $50.
Thopilnclpal pi nee of business ot the Kald
corporation Is to ho the city or Maysvllle.
The object of the said Company lstoiurulsh
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nnd corporations within theclty ot Maysvllle,
nnd adjacent thereto, and to the said city for
publio purposes by contract with the same,
and also lor the purpose of supplying motive
power, iienerated by steam or electricity,
within the said territory. The private property
of the Individual stockholders In tho
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for the debUoi the said Company. The
business of said Company is to be managed
by a board of seven directors', to bo elected by
the stockholders annually, and tho first
bonrd of directors to bo elected when tlio sum
ot not less than $10,000 shall have been subscribed
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may Issue Its bonds tor mi amount not exceeding
the maximum indebtedness which
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