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VOL. 3 N0..17. MAYSVILLE, KY., WEIESPAY, DECEMBER 12, 1883. PRICE ONE. CENT.
OITY AND COUNTY JIIIttiUI'OKt.
Coitrft Ulreuit t'oitrt.
JiuIro A. K.Uole.
Commonwealth's Vttomoy T. A. Cinian
Hliurlff I'oiry Joirorsun.
( Dun Peirinfl.
Deputies: Lilian Jctluisoii.
(. J. W. Alexander.
Jailer Donnls KltZKorald.
Tuesday nitor second MuiiUny In Jaiitiarj,
April, July uud ucioue r In each year.
Juilgo Win. 1. (Jonns.
County Attorney J. L. Whltuker.
Bocond Monday c each mnutli.
Tuesday alter seconii .Monday In March,
Jlino.doptoniber and December In each year.
Muysvllle, No. I, Wesley Vicroy ami J. L.
Grant, and third Tuesdays In Mnrcli,
Maysvliie, No. v. M. V. .Marsh and James
Chamberlain Ural .Saturday und fomtli
Dover, No, 3 James Kainsliaw and A. 1.
l)olyuti, ill at aim tnlid VVeduesdai, name
Minerva, No. N. Weaver and J. M.
Ryur Hint nnu llilid Tuesday, same
months. . ,
M, Woodwml and
Jar. 1 11. .Maiiuun (Inn, and till id Hutu. days,
HIllllU uuiiilhn . . ,
tSardls, No. J. .M. Ilillnud J. U.Uilgshy
second uud lourlh .SaluidayH. halite months.
.MiislloU, No. 7 i. W. Wllllamsnnd J. D.
Uayinond, second and lourtli Kildays, same
Lcwishuiu, No. H J. Jl. Alexander aid
Isaao L. Mull value second and luilllli Thins-days,
uraugelmrii, No. it W. D. Coryell and W. II
Farrow lirsl tsalurday and lata Munuay, same
WiiHliliiulou, No. Hunter and
Tlioinas Iiownlnu foiuUi TuoMlay and tlllrd
Wednesday, Mime tnolillis.
Murphysville. No. J i Lewis Jollorson auu
John c. Welm lotirUi .Moiidio and third
XliurMlay, .iuiti mouths.
Kern Leal, No. B. Muslin and J. 11.
Burgess, second and louilh Saturdays, sam
M ay h villi). No. 1 C. I.. Daw sou.
No. 2W. L. .Miiruii.
Dover, No. S-W. H. McMillan. ,
Mlnnrva,No. I "Ichuid Mowuiib
No. Wood ward.
Haulls, No 11 Frank lliaud.
Mnysllek, No. .Murphy.
Lowlsbuis, No. 8 8. .u.rilrode.
OraiiKeburif, No. Hlse.
Washington, Nu, l.'.Uogglu.
MurplijhVlllu, No. 11 W. it. Prntliei.
Kom Leal No. W. Wood.
Society Mpt'lliiKN Masonic.
Confidence Lodge, No. Ba, llrst Monday o
Mason Lodge, No. tfU third Monday ol each
MayHVllle, Chapter, No.U.KCcond Monday ol
Maysvliie Commandory, No. 10, lourtl,
Monday ol each month.
I. O.O. F.
Plxgah Kiicaiiipuieiit, No. 0, second ana
lourUi .Monday m in each mouths at 7 o'cloclt.
DorCnlt) Lodge, No. 1'J, TiicmIio nlghl.eaeli
Hiuggold, No. i.7, WedneMlay night, each
week.nl 7 o'clock.
IimIIiIn of Honor.
The llrst ami M....I Tuesday or each month.
Lodge room on nation slieta,
H. of V.
Llmostono Lodge, No. SO, Friday night ol
I. O. W. M.
Wednesday night each weok.nt tholr hull on
Hecond tl eel.
Noiliillly II. V. M.
Hecond nnd fourth riiinduys In each inonlh,
at their hall on Limestone street.
l'ulliur .Uutliew I'. A. N.
FlrHt Kunilio in each inoulli, ul their hall on
Nl. Fitlrick'N Benevolent hoclely.
KecondMuuday in each mouth, at t hull Hall
'lKiir Miikcrrf' Union.
Klrnt Tnexday night lit each mouth.
Monday night ol each week.
K.U. IL R., arrives ut9;00 a. in. au'd 8:16 p.
in. Departs ul tuu u. m. uud 12 -10 p. in.
Bonanza, down Mommy, Weduetiday aud
Fridays ul U . in. UpTuehdayi'liurwIay uuu
Uuturday at a p.m.
'ITY JOVr.HN5Ii:NT. ,
The Hoard ol Council menu the llrst
eveulng In each month.
Mayor Horace January.
Klrnt Ward Fied. llendel, A. A.
Hecond ard Ur.U. W.Mai tin, TliomuH J
Olietiowdth, ltow Slocton. '
Tnlrd Ward iMutLl'vareo, K. W. Fitzgerald,
Fourth J. I'. FhUter, U. A.
John W. Alexander.
Filth Ward Win. U. MatliewH, James Hall,
Treasurer and Collector K. K. 1'earce.
Clerk Harry Taylor.
Mulsliiil Jumes UtKlmonil.
Wood and Coal Inspector I'eler Tarker.
City J.T. Htiode.
Keeperol Alms llonsit Mrs.H. Mills.
Kentucky Central R. R.
Time hen'ln Ih iwenly niluuteu slower than
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Arr. Majaville S IU
I'miniviM nl l.uxliii!lo'ii wllh the C AO. R,
It. tor Ashland. Hiiiilliigtou and nil points
In the Kasl and Houtheast with the C. N. O.
A. T. T. It. It., lor ChiiltanoKa and IheHouth,
with, the L. V N, It. H, lor Frniiklort and
(J. L. HltOWN,
U. T. and T. A.
Covington, Fli!iiilnt,'fliiirfr ami L'umiil
Connrctlm: with Tialns on K.C. K. It.
Leave Fi.KMiNtiMi.'UKO lor Johnson Hlutlom
5:11) a. in. Cincinnati Express.
'i:ia. in. Maysvliie Accommodation
::25 p. m. Lexington.
7:0'.! p. m, Maynvllle Kxprrss.
the arrival of Trains on the K. C. II. H,:
ii:2.l a. in, 1:01 p, in.
U:4x a in. V:;n n. pi.
J, MH'AHTIIF.T, Licensed Auctioneer
J , for .Mason and adjolulim counties. Orders
lea at the llui.LKTiN ottlcti will receive
prompt attention. 1 O. address ML Carmop
A.NDTHE MESS THEY GOT HER INTO.
Kiignglng Herself to Two Swains nmt A p.
pointing tlio Saino WeildliiR Day For
Baltimomc, Deo. 11. Fonnlo Zimmerman,
daughter of a contractor, has long
been noted for hor beauty. There wore
many suitors for her hand, and among them
wero two who seemed to meet with etiual
favor. Ono was Frank J. Ilallcn, of
Unlontown, Penn., uiul tlio other Henry H.
Uaiumoud, of retersburg Vn.. Tloth are
highly comiocted and estimable young men.
Miss Zimmerman accepted both, received
rings from both, and wai Indiscreet enough
to set tlio Mime day for both weddings.
In tlio morning both lovers arrived in the
city to claim their bride. Tlio Pennsylvania
man urrivedat the houso llrst. Just at
they wero leaving, up drovo the Southerner.
Tuklng in tlio situation, ho stuck u handful
of bills under his driver's noso aud told
him to earn them. Oil like a Hash started
the team, and down the street after the
fleeing loers thundered tlio jilted ono.
As liullen was passing the Western
Station he stopped his carriage, run in
and told tlio magistrate that he was being
pursued by a man who had threatened his
life. A warrant was issued, und, just as
he drove olf, tlio police euptured Ills pursuer's
carriage and arrested its unlucky
Ho was locked up, In
spito of his protestation. While in
his cell ho acted like a crazy man.
In tlio meantime tlio 1'ciinsylvnniun had
triumphantly taken his bride to a. clergy-man
who tied tlio knot in short order
Feeling secure of his troasuro ho returned
to the police station and appeared iigalu.t
his rival. When the met it was with ill (lieu
lty that tlio polite held back the defeated
rival, so powerful wero his exertion? to
free himself and get nt his enemy. Tin
chargo of threatening to kill was withdraw ii
unu the charge ot tmvuieiiiiig to aswiuit
was preferred against him lliiinmotid w i
then released on $.'.00 bail. He was kepi
In the station until Ilallcn was able to get
safely awuy. Much sympathy is felt foi
the young man, while Mr. Zimmerman it
lurlous ut tlio conduct of his daughter in
A DAY'S DOINGS AT THE CAPIFU.
All Important Measure Introduced llj
Wasiiinuto.v, D. a, Doc. 11. A decislou
was rendered by the United Stotos
Court Monday In the contested will
caso of .Stephen Percy Kills et al., collateral
heirs of Uaruh Ann Dorsoy, against Jefferson
Davis, to recover possession of certain
real und personal property loft to the
latter by Mrs. Dorsoy ut her death: The
judgment of tlio Court below In favor of
Mr. Davis is alllrmed.
Mr. Frank Bperry, Private Secretary to
Secretary Folger, says that tlio Secretary
is not seriously 111 and that ho will bo out
in a fow days.
Among the most Important measures Introduced
in the House Monday was a joint
resolution introduced by Representative
Townshend, of Illinois, authorizing the
President, during tlio recess of Congress, to
prohibit the importation of any foreign
merchandise into tlio United Statos which
he, upon tlio advlco of oxperts, may consider
injurious to tlio publio health. Tlio
resolution, Mr. Townshend says, is intended
to place tho President of tlio United States
upon an equal (noting with tho administration
of Foreign Governments, who have
prohibited certain classes of American products
from landing upon their shores.
Tho bill introduced by Representative
King, of Louisana, to provide for the Improvement
of tho Mississippi from Cairo to
the mouth of tho river, proposes an appropriation
of f 0,000,000 for tho puriwse, to be
exvtmdcd In accordance with tho plans and
recommendations of the Mississippi River
Representative Skinner, of New York,
will introduce a bill for n special delivery
stamp, not to exceed ten cents. Tho object
is to secure prompt delivery of newspaper
mall and matter of that class received after
the last general dolivery at night. He will
also Introduce bills extending tho freo
system to cities of over 3,000 Inhabitants;
to rctiro the trado dollar at its bullion
value; to repeal the clause of tho
dollar act making coinage of a fixed
amount compulsory, and to authorise the
Secretary of the Treasury to lnvost surplus
revenue in four and four-and-a-half per
cent bonds not yet matured. Also to fl
tho minimum weight of letters atone ounco
and niuko postage on drop letters one cent.
RCENT TOPICS IN THE OLD WORLD.
Tho Status ot the Soudan Trouble Kffypl
J'alrly Launched In War.
Cairo, Dec. 11. Tho commander of the
forces ut Suuklm on December first, sent
out a force of 600 Soudanors ami Blacki
with twenty horsemen ud 200 Bazark cavalrymen.
Muhmoud Tab rr remained to defend
tho town. Thoy met a number of the
enemy at Tnmanleh whero a battlo was
fQUght with a result disastrous to the
Egyptian forces. Tho acted
in a most cowardly manner, and n rout followed.
Two olllcers, fifteen horsemen and
ten of tho Soudancrs aud Blacks had at the
dato ot tho dispatch reached Suakim.
They report that the onemy, as well as
themselves, lost heavily, and it is believed
that Osman, the closo friend of El Mahdi,
who was in command of tho opposing
forces, was killed, strong fears aro entertained
that tho garrisons at Toko and at
Singat have either been starved to death
or have been brutally massacred. Tho
latest ofllclal announcement Is that 600 men
from tho force of Baker Pasha havo arrived
at Suakim, where reinforcements havo boon
London, Dec 11. Tho recent disasters
In tho Soudan have led to a chango in tho
commandant. Mahmoud Taber has boen
suspended by Baker Pasha, who hopes to
get his troops into Suakim before thoy have
been overwhelmed, or before the rectiou of
101 Mahdl's Xorco which has persistently attacked
tho place for a fortnight can elfectr
its capture Tlio olllcer who commanded
tho 600 mon ot Baker Pasha's command ami
who followed tho small party of soldiers
which escaped from slaughter at tho battlo
of Tamanlch Docember 2, into Suakim,
bora with him. tho order recalling
Pasha as soon as tho chango could bo
arruiigod without danger. Meanwhilo
Mahmoud retains tho command under instructions
to remain inactive until the arrival
of Baker Pasha and to cooperate with
him. It Is belioved the change has been
made in accofduuee with General Baker's
strong opposition to making Suikim tho'
center of operations in tho Soudan, as has
been intended by tho Turkish1
Dublin, Doc, 11. Inth'SmyTff'nmrdor
trial MaKcop, of tlio fourtenfytfrfconsorJgl
nally indicted for conspiracy to' murder, but,
who subsorruontly informed niM was granted
Immunity, testified that Dublin Invin
cibloi had founded a society whose object
was murderl Tho headquarters of this'
sociotywas at TjVostmcath. A list ot
tims was compiled 'hnd certain members'
assigned to the work of putting out of tho
way such persons as, wero from timo to
time condemned by tho society. McKoon's
testimony implicates Elliott aud others in
this conspiracy. Tho orpsoxamlnatlqn
weakened hts story )mowhat, but; to .tlio'1
most important polntiflio .stoutly adhered,
McKcon was still in tho wltnos3.stand when
the coso adjourned and his examination' w ill
London, Dec 10. Tho Evening Nows
gives credenco to tho report that Mr.
will docllne to accept the testimonial
contributed to him personally. Itis,.how-ever,
understood that ho will suggest some
disposition of tho fund which his
opinion, best scrro Irish interests, and, at
tho samo timo, giro personal aid to tho Impoverished
classes for emigration or other
Dublin, Dec, 10.' Aloxander O'Gorman,
a brother of Major O'Gorman, was convicted
of having assaulted a constable.
Tho trial, which took place at tho
Assizes, attracted much attention on
account of tho high family connections of
tho accussed, and becauso what Is regarded
as a sovere sonteiice Ho was sentenced to
hard labor in prison 'for one year.
London, Dec 11. The Times says tho
gift to Parnoll is an expression of l.ho dominant
feeling in Ireland. Parnell though
an utterly ordinary man, is a good tucti'i
clan, cool aud unscrupulous. 1 was
through those qualities that ho succeedod in
undermining tho lntluouco of, Shaw and
Wabhinoton, Dec. 11. Tho President
hit sent to tho Senate a largo number ol
nominations, including n long list of llrwt
and second assistant engineers or th6
service, receivers of publio moneys.
Indian agents and registers of land olllces
i.Uo tho list of .collectors of customs and
Internal revenue appointed during tho
i I'wi, together with other appointments pL
mora or loss importance, including the fpl'
lowing : Edwin 11. ISuvlu, Jr., to
be uavul olllccr at Philadelphia i
F. Loland, Surveyor 'of Customs,
Philadelphia; John Vf. Cobbs, Surveyor of
Customs, at Puducah, Ky. ; Assistant Ap
praisors, Edward S. Fowler nnd Cyrus A.
Steven, District of Now York; "William
H. Urnttan, San Francisco; Andrew J.
Mason, of New York, to bo Superintendent
of tho United States Assay OUIco, at
New YpiTc; Benjamin T. Mai tin, of New-York,
Melter and Refiner of the
United Stutes Assay Otllce, at New-York;
Theodoro Poolo to bo Pension
Agent at Syracuse, Now York; Mat-i
hew R. Barr and Henry Ward to be
Indian Inspectors. Tho nominations also
Included tho appointment mudo ill the
United Statos Treasurer's Ofllco during the
recess, and also that of Benjamin Butter-worth,
of Ohio, to bo Commissioner of
Patents. Tho Scnnto, in executive session,
oullnned tho nomination of Walter Q.
of Indiana, to bo Postmaster
Ills War Hone l'riinues Ovor a PcaccaMe
New Yohk, Dec. 11. U. S. Grant, Jr.,
will to-morrow bo made tho dofendant in a
in it for $10,0)0 damages, instituted by John
1 (alley, a milkman of "Westchester County,
on account of tho alleged remarkable behavior
of ono ot tho Arabian stallions
which the Khedive gavo to General Grant.
I his stallion has been kept on the defendant's
farm at North Salem. Mr. Balloy's
complaint recites that Grant's hostler
Jrove tho stallion to tho Salen postoulce
tied tho bridle to a post nnd went far letters.
Tho stallion becamo unruly, and
freeing lilmsolf, rcarod just as Mr. Bailey
was passing with a milk wagon, and
planted his hoof on Balloy's chest, knocking
him out ot tho wngon. Tho stallion
then upset the wagon, spilling $2$ worth of
milk, and then attacked Bailey's horse.
I'lio liorso iled in affright, and tho complaint
alleges that the stallion returnod to
Mr Bailey andstamped upon his back nnd
clio.it until he was caught and pulled away.
Mr. Bailey alleges that ho was laid up in
bed for three months, nnd may never recover.
It was reported that Grant had
ottered Bailey $300 in payment for all
damages, but this had boon rofusod.
The Tobacco Tax.
Wasiiinoto.v, Doc. 11. There aro indications
that tho tobacco people intend to
ask for tho removal ot the entire tax on tobacco
this session. One ot tho most successful
of last sessions tobacco lobbyists Is
hero to-day looking over tho field, and says
lie thinks tho eirort will probably bo mude,
although ho has not yet made n canvass
of tho House to see whether it can bo carried.
, , i
If it can bo carrlod by tho Republicans
and high turllt Democrats, tho tobacco
trndo will probably ask a removal; if there
Is doubt ubout the success of tho olVort,
they will probably ask nothing.
A llniik Closes Out. ,
New Yonu, Dec. II. Reports rccolved
hero state that tho Manufacturer's Bank,
of AiiHtordnm, N, Y, has closed its doors.
It is said tho depositors will be paid in full,
and that tho share-holders will lose little, If
anything. The bank wits chartered in 1ST!
and changed from u National to a State
iu August, with a capital of
I.ovo Unhlinjod 111
Tonoyro, Dec. 11. Trovclyn llldout, a
well-known barrister of this rity, mysteriously
disappeared two mouths ago. UN
body has been found In High Park, with a
revolver in hand. It Is hupks1 the
of his suit by a lady unhinged his
Condlt on of tlio lllvnr,
PiTTsnuitu, Dec, 11, Pittsburg, 6 foot ti
inches nnd falling; Oil City, I feet inches
and falling; Brownsville, 6 feet and stationary;
Lock Nuijibor Four, (I feet II Inches
and rising; Rice's Landing, 4 feet U inches
German 3nklp. ,
BEiiUN,Dec. Ii, The Center " Clerical
party iu tho Landtag will .onsent to the
temporary postponement of the question
of revival of tho three constitutional articles
ubrocated by the May law.
THAT CURIOUS SCANDAL.
.THE"; VdAU E7tN tiffin C NESS nEVEALED.
How'1 Ilnverend Tyii(j ilocnmo Aftont of a
"Nffw Yornr, Dec. -i. An Intimate
friend of Rov. John O.- Bacho told a reporter
nil tho circumstances connecting
Bacho with tho correspondence between
Rev. Stephen H. and tho lady
jucntlonoit lu Sunday'sfWorld. Ho also
ttatodi .tho contents of the letters on
'Which', so.'.' high a.prico'has boen put by
tho blackmailers', who still have possession
of .Jhera., Theso letters," said he,
Vwhllo.nol compromising either of tho parties
so far as tholr crsonal reputation is
concerned, rollect on Tyng In his relntlons
ns a clergyman preaching against tho worship
of mammon, and on the lady as being
a victim of n mania for scculating in
Wall Btrcot. In a word, they aro of a
financial nature. Tho lady In question was
nn ardout speculator in stocks and bonds,
und.Tyng, was tho person through whom
slid Indulged In her passion for stock gambling.
Her letters to him contained instructions
how to invest her money, and inclosed
checks drawn to his order. The answers
informed her of tho success or failure of
her ventures, and contained checks for hor
winnings, when she mado uny."
"Do you know how thoy wero stolon!"
"The whole package was stolen by n
"What Induced tho lady to chooso Tyng
as her agent!"
"Her extreme friendship for him and for
"Why did he assume so risky a position
" Probahlv out of charity. Ho saw the
lady was Infatuated with Wall street, and
thought it best to stand as guard between
hor und tho sharks. Ills wife was aware of
Ins relations with tho lady."
THE DEADLy"5ME NOVEL.
Milwaukee Ineeiidlqry l'Iro Ciuned by n
Gang of ISoyn.
Milwaukee, Dec. 11. Thero is great excitement
over tho arrest of Bonnie Wott,
a son of Governor F. A. West, a prominent
Board of Trado member Ernest Finch, son
6f an officer of tho Chicago, Milwaukee &
rlt. Paul Road, Charles Millard, son of a
leading grocer, and Jos. Mollett, son of tlio
proprietor of a largo marble yard, all
ehargod with starting tho recent fires in
dlirerunt sections of tho city. All aro
under iirteenyeursof uge. Thoy had devoured
tho contents of dime novels, and
formed a loaguo which met In the Public
Library, hud Chief Knights nnd
and wrote and mailed threatening
letters, und had planned n regular cow boy
campaign for tho present winter. They
vouruss having started nil tho recent fires
to see thd fun. One ot tho " places llred belonged
to Molfott's father.
A SLIPPERY CUSTOMER.
IVtIou Device of Mr. Hoary Myer.
Philadelphia, Pu,, Dec. 11. The prolonged
ubsenco of Mr. Honry Myers, who
for two years has hold tho position of clerk
in the U, S. Naval rendezvous, provokes
much adverso criticism. In 1881 ho fell in
lovo with Lena Harris, a belle in Hebrow
circles. Shortly after their marriage he
ran iu dobt for board, pawned his household
furniture, and removed to a cheap
hotel. On November 120, on a plea of going
to Washington on ofllclal business, ho
left hls'wlfu nt hor parents' residence, and
ho has not since been seen. It now transpires
that he is heavily in ' debt. It is
alleged that an overfondnoss for tho gaming
tnblo wrought his ruin. Dotoetlves
who aro seoking his present whereabouts report
that ho has another wlfo in Baltimore,
and that he has sailed for London, where
ho hails from, his real name being Blank-
IllsMtiRuUlied Horse Thief.
Philadelphia, Doc 11. Hglen Anderson,
who is charged in connection with
Nellie Watson with tho larceny of a horse
and enrriago, valued at fcl&'i, the proporty
of John Fryo, wns brought up from prison
nnd given a scat in front ot tho dock in tho
Court Houso. Helen is a stranger in this
city. She says her right namo is Crawford,
nnd her father is a Judge of tho Supremo
Court ot Maine and lives at Portland. She
has a brother who Is- a Member of Congress.
A lawyer In this city who becanio interested
Jin her caso ' received n lottor from
Renel Small, ofllclal stenographer ot tho
Supremo Jndieial Court of Maine, dated at
Portland, which confirms tho fact that her
right namo is Leo Crawford. Councllmon
Walters and Graham have interested themselves
In behalf of. Miss Anderson. It is
claimed that bad company had led her
astray.1 Tlio Judgo postponed tho trial in
order to ascertain whether tho girl's story
is truo or not.
THE EMMA BOND CASE.
Mil Jlond Urpectort to (live Her TentU
'nioiiy in rail.
HiLLsnono, 111., Dec 11. Tho caso of
the jeople vs. John Montgomery et al on a
charge of rape, was read from the criminal
docket Monday morning, and counsel for
tho prosecution immediately made a motion
to postpone tho trial until to-day, owing
to tho absenco of Judge Thornton. Emma
Bond's mental and physical condition is
much improved, and she will be ablo to
give her testimony in full. A week ago
an attempt was mado by unknown parties
to forco an ontranco into Miss Bond's room
at one o'clock at night for tho purpose of
abduction, but tho ubductors
wero frightened away by her screams.
Tho window blinds wero broken and tracks
were discovered on tho ground outstdo
HOUNDED BY GAMBLERS.
A Strange Story nt Monte Carlo, Iliiln
New YonK, Dec. 11. Detective Pryor of
tho Fifth Avenue Hotel, says that Charlos
A. Matthews,- tho young potroloum broker
who shot himself at tho Colonnade Hotel,
iu Philadelphia, last mouth, was tho victim
of leading gamblers of tho country. Ab&ut
two years ago Matthews, who had a strong
strong passion for play, won (125,000 at
Monte Carlo, and ho was followed across
tho ocean by card sharps, who got $00,000
of tho money on the steamer. On a
trip to Europo ho lost $15,000, and
kept on playing until ho found himself almost
ruiuod. "I'll go to Philadelphia," ho
said to the dotectivo, "to mako or brake. I
can get a tolerably fair game there." It
only took him four days to loso all ho had,
and ho ended his bad luck by putting a bullet
iu his brain.
CONKLINQ'3 GRAY HAIRS.
He Speaks In Court of III "Troubles
drent nnd Small."
( Nw YonK, Dec. 11. Tho roforoncoicase
of Peter Mario and others against C. K.
Garrison, involving 30,000 shares of Missouri
and Pacific Railroad stock, wns continued
hero to-day. After tho recess
Conkltng, who appeared for the plain-tills,
asked Mr. Clinton, who appeared for
tho defendant, for permission to havo entered
on the record the latter's willingness
to allow a certain opinion to go on tho
record. Iu giving his consent Mr.
Clinton remarked that if that was all that
Mr. Conkling had had to trouble him his
hairs would not be bo gray. "Pardon me,
Brother Clinton," replied Mr. Conkling,
"but I havo utidergono more troubles, great
nnd small, than have ever entered into
your oxporionce. Why you ssom to forget
a letter that oven you wrote a fovr years
ago, and had published In tho World,
wherein you said that you would put mo in
jail, after tho cloctloii." Mr. Clinton denied
having written such a lettor.
A STRANGE STORY.
or Tramp Starving Under n Cnreil In
Lachossk, Wis,, Dec 11. Boys playing
about a hay-stack near this city found beneath
it a man in a horrible state of emaciation.
Tho poor wretch was extricated almost
dead and barely ablo to speak' in a
whisper. Ho said his namo was Christian
Anderson, that he crawled under tho haystack
on tho night of November 17 to keep
warm ami tho stack cavod in upon him.
Ho struggled to extricate himself but
could not. Ho cried out but no ono heard
him. He was Rent to the County Hospital
apparently dying. It is stated that several
loads of hay were lately removed from tho
stack but he was too weak to attract attention
or wns unconscious at tho timo.
Tho NIcUlo rint Kxprrm.
Boston, Mnss., Doc. 11. A Now York
special to tho Transcript says: Tho announcement
is mado that a fast freight line,
to bo called the Nlckle Plato Express, has
been formed to run ovor the Boston nnd
Albany, Now York Central, Nlckle Plate,
nnd Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati and
Indianapolis roads, to connect Boston with
Cincinnati and St. Louis. The lino is the
outcome of the withdrawal of the Central's
freight from the Troy and Boston lino. In
regard to the chango a prominout officer of
the New York Central said: "Tho agreement
to form a freight line,
like tho ited, White and Bluo lines, was
perfected last week, and cars wil be running
as soon as tho dotails aro completod'"
A (Jlinstly Cnrco.
Tono.NTO, Ont., Dec 11. Tho inhabitants
of Pelee Island wore much horrified yesterday
to Hud that a smalt sail boat had
drifted with tho waves to tho shore, containing
a ghastly cargo ot seven decomposed
bodies. This explains tho mystery of
tho disappearance of Captain Turck,sovoral
ons and ayoung man named Crane,all highly
respected, who loft two weeks ago to-day
to sail to tho opposite side of the island.
The big storm which swept tho lakes two
wicks ngo rose shortly afterward and blew
ihcm out of sight. As the boat did not
it is thought that they either perished
from hunger or wero drowned by
waves breaking over tho boat.
Trying to Save O'Doimell,
London, Dec. 11. Minister Lowell teU
graphed Mr. A. M. Sullivan, O'Donncll'i
counsel, asking him to call at tho America!.
Legation. Mr. Sullivan called on Mr
Lowell Sunday afternoon, and had a con
fereuce lasting ovor two hours in regard U
O'Donuell's cuse. Mr. Charles Russell
senior counsel for O'Donnell, Monday wroU
a long letter to Mr. Gladstone reviewing
the facts iu tho trial and sentence of O'Donnell,
alleging that tho jury misunderstood
the instructions of tho Judgo hi regard to
crimes of murder and manslaughter, Mr.
Russell also sent copies ot tho letter to Minister
Lowell anil Sir Win. Harcourt, Home
Giving- a llurglur a Good Dose.
St. Louis, Doc 11. Anton Meier, a
thief, was caught Monday night by boarders
in the Egler House, in East St. Louis,
while burglarizing; Ho was given his
choice to take a sound whipping or be
prosecuted and sent to tho penitentiary.
He chose whipping, was partially stripped,
tied up and beaten by a dozen men with
buggy whips and canes until ha made a
most horriblo outcry. A throng assembled
and saw the end of tho whipping. Tho
prisoner was released dually, aud disappeared
to the North on a gallop.
The Dublin Murdor Trial".
Dublin, Doc. 11. Tho trial of Robert
Elliott, Swords, Magrath, aud Lostrange,
on tho charge of conspiracy to murder
William Smyth, of BarbaviIIa,was resumed
Tuesday. It is probablo the urisoners will
bo acquitted, as in Tuesday's proceedings
the informers upon whoso testimony the
prosecution relied for conviction, collasped.
During cross-examination thoy contradicted
themselves in a number of instances. The
case for tho Crown has closed and tho
has begun its testimony.
An llnutterulilii Villainy.
, Chicago, Dec. 11. James Donohue, a
clerk, last week sent for his daughter, aged
eleven, who for some timo has been living
with her grandmother at Sharon Hill, In
the outskirts ot Philadelphia. On Monday
ho twice attempted the girl's ruin, but was
provented by neighbors and arrested. The
penalty is twenty years Imprisonment.
Chicago, Dec 11. Letters found on
Wm. Tlchnor, the young man who suicided
by shooting and laudanum, indicate that
ho is a son of O. W. Tlchnor, a photographer
of South street, Philadelphia
Want of money, employment and friends
was the cause of tho suicide.
The Knight of Honor.
Nkv YonK, Dec. 11. The Knights of
Honor will have a grand meeting at tho
Academy of Musio December 13. Judge
Cochran, of Ohio, Supremo Director, and
Rev, Dr, Geo. Hepworth will be among the
speakers. The order has 1150,000 members.
Hicks I'asha's llody Found.
CAino, Doc. 11. Tlio body of Hicks
Pasha has been found. In one hand ho
was grasping a sword, and iu the other he
hold a revolvor. Tho telegraph wires to
Sluiiaer have been cut.
The lllg Wrldgo.
New Youk, Doc It Tho Now York and
Brooklyn bridge returns for Novembor
show that 501,600 passengers crossed iu
cars, aud 403,800 on foot. Tho number ot
teams crossing wero 4i,tXW.
The Pine UlufT Fire.
Little Rock, Ark., Doc 11. Tho fire at
PlnoJiluu" began just at seven o'clock Monday
morning at Packard's bakery, which
ws destroyed, as wjro also the following
buildings on Main street: Schwartz Bros',
general merchandise; Jacob's Auction
house; McEwan, general storo; Galbraith,
grocery; McCracken & Wilson, saloon;
saloons of Cain & William, William Ray,
Kaverncr, Lawronco & Levy; Reed's barber
shop ; O'Connefl'a saloon; Breakaway's
saloon; Young & Mosby's saloon; Dowell
& llilzhines, billiard saloon, and tho
Planter's Houso. All the buildings in two
blocks but Rosenberg & Miller, wero
burned. Loss 1100,000; insurance not known,
MATAMonAS, Mex., Dec 11. In Monterey,
Timotio Hernandez, a
Mexican, was shot for the murder of
another Mexican in 1881. The prisoner was
ouvoyed from the jail to the plaza between
'lies of soldiers, a priest having performed
Jio extremo unction for him beforo
leaving his cell. Ho was placed
teside his coffin in front of a platoon of
soldiers, who fired at tho word of command
and Hernandez fell dead. A largo number
of citizens, among thorn many women who
nuttored prayers for tho condemned,
tho execution. This is tho first
here sinco a soldier was shot by order
of General Trovino soven years ago.
A Denrrted Girl In Philadelphia.
New YonK, Dec. 11. George Cullonan,
aged twenty -so veil yens, was arrested at
..ong Island City charged with eloping
vith Mary Ann Routelle, the sixteen-year-old
daughter of tho foromnn of the
Oil 'Works. About two weeks ago
'tillenan, whoso wlfo and family live on
Staten Island, persuaded tho girl to go with
Him to Philadelphia, aud it is said sho was
living with him at the houso of his brother
i few days ago, when Cullonan deserted
her. Her friends will go to Philadelphia
o-morrow and endeavor to find her.
ITIin Oldest Delaware Newspaper.
Wilmington, Del., Doc. 11. Tho Dally
Oa.ette and Its weokly Issue, the "Delaware
tJazette," have been sold to tho Every
Evening Publishing Company, and tho two
papers will pass into tho hands of tho now
owners, whoso intention It is to merge tho
Dally Gazette Into tho Every Evening, nnd
continue the Delaware Gazette as tho weekly
issue of tho Every Evening by combining
their own weokly with it, under the
iinnio of the Delaware Gazette aud State
Journal. The Delaware Gazette is tho oldest
paper in tho State, having been estab
lished In 1784;
l'rlro Fight In Kiiglnnd.
New YonK, Deo. II. Private sporting
advices from England announce that lost
week Wm. Goode defeated Diel Roberts iu
a hard fought hard glove contest of twenty-one
rounds. A previous meeting was
broken up by tho pollco some time beforo
at tho end of tho ninth round, and, the
men being ijulto evenly matched wero very
much in earnest. Roberts had on apparent
advantage at first, but at the end of tho
twentieth round was so badly usod up that
in the last round Goode did nothing but
push him. Tlio fight lasted one hour and
Inst Whnt They Wanted.
Appleton, Wis., Dec 11. All tha
of tho Paul Woodcnware Factory,
at Menesha, struck Monday afternoon
against ten per cent, reduction in wages.
Tho company operating tho -works say tho
strike is just what they wanted, as their
warehouses at Chicago and elsewhere aro
ttlled to overflowing.
New London, Conn., Dec 11. Tho
widow Charlotte Avery has brought suit
against George S. Avery, of Graton, for
$5,000 damages for breach of promise of
marriage. Avery is tho man who tho day
provlous to tho timo appointed for the
wedding called at the houso of his affianced
and said he wished to be released from his
engagement, for tho reason that his father
objected to the nuptials, Avery was
hanged in effigy at Graton on Saturday
night by tho Indignant citizens.
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Grave Kobbers Caught.
Baltimoue, Dec 11. Dr. Randolph
Wlnslow, a prominent physician of this
city, and a colored man, named Charles
James, were arrested Monday evening at
six o'clock, charged with attempting to
enter the grave yard at Bay View Asylum
with tho intention of stealing dead bodies.
They had a hearing before Justice Dorsoy,
who committed them for court but afterwards
released them on security, which
KfTort to Wind Up the Graphic.
Montiikal, Dec 11. A movement has
been started hero by a few dissatisfied
stockholders of the company which publishes
tho Now York Dally Graphic for
winding up the affairs of tho concern. Tho
general belief is, however, that tho movement
will be a failure as It js understood
tho affairs of tho company and of the paper
were never in a more nourishing condition
than they have boon sine tho present
officials took chargo.
.Mrrtlnir in Uehalf or O'Donnell.
Chicago, Dec, 11. An enthusiastic mass
meeting of Irish citizens was held Monday
night at the West Twelfth Stroot Turner
Hall, and resolutions wore adapted calling
iiion the Illinois Congressmen to wait upon
the Executive at Washington and ask
with the Government of Great
Uritaln for a conunutation of the death
of Patrick O'Donnell. Mayor
Harrison presided and a number of Chicago
speakers addressed the meeting.
Murderer on Trial.
New Youk, Dec. 11. Amides Bigot is
on trial in the Court ot Oyer and Terminer
for the murder of Mrs. Harriettl Ronant,
In August, 1880. He cut the woman's
throat with a razor, killing her almost instantly,
nnd tried to kill himself in the
same way. Ho has since been in the
and In the insane asylum, but is believed
to have bean sano at the timo of the
Irving In llotton,
Boston, Doc 11. Henry Iryinff made
his debut at the Boston Theater Monday
evening before a largo and representative
New England audience, in the title role of
"Louts XI." Ho was welcomed with a
friendliness, due to his fame and generous
applause, Tho audience was won entirely,
a thing which seldom happens on ail
artist's opening night in Boston.
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Steam Ilarge Sunk.
Dethoit, Mich,, Dec. 11. The steam
targe Enterprise sank one mile from Port
Austin Monday morning. Seven lives aro
reported lost, among them Patrick Qulnu,
the diver, No particulars yet.