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THE EVENING BULLETIN.
MAtfSyililiE, KY., SATURDAY, DECEMBER 24, 1887
U a danscrocs.aa well as dtatroasins computet. II
aejdectedR. Wndi, br lmrring nutrition; and dt
mefrtiSUia tfflie of the ejstcm, to prepare the war
for ItapKl uoollne.
Ul (no upp-tito. nnd aids
l thn AAHimilAtion of food-
Kkv. J T, IIobsitor, the honored ptor of tho
Ftiut HofonntM Uliaroh. Uutimoro, Aid., aajai
' Ha ns ued Brown's Iron Utters forDjspcpma
ind If iIIon I take great pleasnre in recom
miMlii IthlKhlr. Also oonsidor it a rpleudid tonio
ui J luv gor.itor, ana Terr strongineninii
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Jeucln 'haaabovo Trade Hark and eroased rod lines
OIK U ...... IVIiWi '
on w pper.' Tnlco no other. Made only br.
FOR TORPID LIVER.
A torpid Hvcr deranges the wliolesys
tni aad produces ''
iyspepsia, Costiveness, Rheu
matism, Sallow Skin and Piles.
Tfccre Is no acttcr remedy for these
csmraen tUscaHe than Tutt's Liver
Ifllls, as a trla, will prove. Price, S3e.
Holiday i Goods !
J. JAMES WOOD,
llespectfnlly Invites attention tohlscomplete
Mno of Holiday Goods, comprise g a large
Brush and Comb Sots,
Odor Cases and Perfumery, large variety,
Bisque Figures In novel designs,
Whisk Broom Holders,
Jewel Boxes, Work Boxes, Pockclbooks,
Soaps, Toilet Powders, Shaving Set,
Lampsrnewest styles and various patterns.
X Invite inspection and comparison, of P1-
Gas and Steam Fitter.
V Orders promptly ' attended to. No. 36
Bssoxd street. . maris
f f I flSiltarV Plnmber, '
. Cwrley'stiew' system of Hoiim Drainage aad
Ventilation. Bath rooms fitted np with hot
. cold water a specialty. Also a.larjfi
tfofo .Lead and Sfohe Pipe,
Slobs, Angle and Check Valves, water and
tMeam Gauges Force and Mit Pumps, Bab"
berJBoso .Chandeliers, .Brackets and Globes.
Personal attention given to all ork nnjl sat
lataetlon tgnaranteeo T-.a.CUKliKYi .
Iseeond street, above Market, onroalte Onaiv
odr-onWrvrvUtr, Kr.' fM"
BAKER AND CONFECTIONER,
Ice Cream and Boda Water a specialty.
Frosh Broad and Cakes made dally and de
livered to any part of tho city. Parties and
weddings rarnlshed on short notice. No. so
$6 a Day a Gold Mine
lor Agents. Grandest Money Making Bnsl
sess ever offered. A noldeu harvest for the
next two months. &75 per month and
Kxpcunes to aotlve men to soil our goods.
No oapital required. No peddling. Hamplo
easeoCKOOds aud valuable Information aud
fall' particulars' FREE. No hflmbui,; we
Mcanjust what.we say. Address at pnee
STANDARD BILVERWARK CO., Boston
K.' JDK WITT O. JFJKAWKUM,
Office! Button Btreot,
door to Poatomco.
K. W. H. MOOIUV9,
Office Becond Street, ovor Run
von A Hocker'a drv eoods store.
Nitrons-oxide Gas ndralnlstortvl in -all cbmt.
m If. M. BMITJI,
KTI wvta k lf a h IaHhViIh. nn
KMd far the paluleffl extraction el
UeUi, Office on Court BtreU
pnJiK (il mm
mU BESfTOMIC ?
Quickly Mid completely linrcn DyHpepsin in all
(rafotuifi. Up irtbiirn. ilclctilua. Trutllnir tbo
uH. at It nnrichHiland nnriflmthnblood-stimn-
MR. SPRINGER'S AMBITION
HOPES TO MAKE HIMSELF
MOUS IN THIS CONGRESS.
Tbe Prominent Position That the Chair
man of the Committee on Territories
Will Have lo Creatine Mow States Es
timated Deficiency Notee.
Washington, Dea 24. Congressman ,
Springer hopes to bo chairman of the com
xnitteo ori territories, and his eyes grow big
as ho thinks of the possibilities of the posi
tion. No pent-up .Utloa contracts Its pow
ers, and during the next two congresses this
committee wijl be one of the most proml- '
nent In the house, and its chairman will
have a chance to make himself immortal.
Dakota, Arizona, Montana and Washington
are already clamoring for admission as
states, and the Utah quostlou will be a lead
ing one for yoars. Tho population of these
territories are growing to ' such' an extent
that they cannot be kopt'out of tho Union
much louger, and the man who brings
about their admission will make a reputa
tion. Springor, however, has broader ideas .
than these. He says that the Indian Terri
tory, which contains the finest land in the
United States, must soon entor intd con
gressional discussion, and that it will Jnev
itably become a state and bo owned by
wbito settlors. He is also squinting his eye
at Texas, and he lately asked a Texas mem
ber, whother. it would be possiblo to divide
that state into four states, as was contem
plated on its admission, and thus have four
new senators on the Democratic side of the
chamber. Another idea of his is that the
Pan Handle of Texas, which lies between
the western part of Arizona and New Mex
ico, might be added to No Man's land, and
that this with the addition of Greer county,
mieht form another new state. This terri-
I tory is nearly as large as tho area of Iowa,
and it would make a very respectable state.
Springor recently carried on a veryani
mated conversation with a Texas congress
man in regard o this proposition, and asked
I whether Texas would not sell her tan Han -I
die to the United States. The Taxaa, who
is a thorough patriot, replied that the repre- '
seutatlvo of Texas who dared to wiuk at
such a proposition would be burned in efllgy
all over the state, aud that Texn had ' no
Idea of dividing .their state with anyone.
They are proud of Tdxas, and thejoohsider
it a farm surpassad by none in .the world
but the bigger one ofUnoje Sam.
Washington, Dea 'M. The secretary of
the treasury yesterday submitted to con
1 gross estimatos to meet deficiencies in the
expenditures of the various departments of
the government fr the flsoal year ended
June oO. 1887, and prior years, amounting
to 5,590,074 He also submits an estimate
aggregating $3,075,271 to meot urgent de
mands upon tho government for the fiscal
year ending June SO, ISttS, aud a schedule of
claims amounting to $338. 70U, allowed by
the sixth auditor on account of compensa
tion of post masters under the readjustment
aot of losa
Wabhinoton, Dec. 24 Senator Leland
Stanford, of California, Is doing for the
senate pages what Secretary Whitney does .
for the employes of the navy department in
the way of Christmas gifts. The senator
has preseuted eaoh of the little follows a
cisp Ave dollar bill. The venerable Cape, i
Bossett, assistant doorkeeper, aoted as
"Santa Claus" and drew the boys up inline
after the. senate adjourned, yesterday and
handed each a bill Then tha boys held a
mass meeting and passed -resolutions of
thanks to Senator Stanford.
Mnat Walt a Fortnight.
Washington, Doc. 84. The public
printer sent a UtUr to Speaker Carlisle, re
questing ; him to Bsma the coihhiitte on
prtattng before holiday adjournment, that
durisg the rices ! tas r printing i commit
,,ta.pt thsjtwo .houses could., approve,, con
iraota for paper and other necessary ma
terial; butnhe letter t was rceled JusraK
w.houeadjournedtand the :coiltradB
masVwalt a'fortnhrht. l ' . ft 4 ' tf ,. $
A NOTED DE8PERADO ON TRIAL.
Tor the Third Time for Bnrglary, With an
Indictment for Murder In Iteserva.
Tkhhk IIautx, Ind., Dea 24. Ye-iterday
afternoon the trial, of tbe notorious Parke
county desijerado, Charley Roberts,, for the
Shirk burglary, in 1833, was commenced in 1
tha circuit court. This is the third trial of
the prisoner in this county, on, a change
of venue from Parke oounty, on two former
trials tint jury giving the prisoner seven
years in the penitentiary.
He obtained a new trial twice on techni
calities, once by the supreme court here,
after sorving nearly two years in tho State
Prison South, on his original sonteuces.
Much trouble was experienced in getting a
jury by reason ' of the great attention the
case has excited in this Vicinity. This time
ex-Congreiisinau Joba E. Lamb has been
called to the assistance of John R Court
ney, of Crawfordsville, in defending .the
prisoner, and a determined elfort will bo
made in hU belief.
It is claimed that new evidence favorable
to the defendant has been discovered. There
is an indictment against Roberts for tho
murder of Murphy, a storekeeper, iu Mout
gomery county t in 1884, and if tho present
case terminates favorable to him he will be
rearrested, Roberts' wife is keeper of a
bagnol at Danville, III. Roberts broke jail
in Parke oounty- before he was brought to
this county on a change of venue, and ha
was , not apprehondod for several years.
There arn scores of witnesses here from
Torccv. Kan., Deo. 24. The situation in
western Kansas has greatly improved dur
ing the last twenty -four hours. The weather
has moderated and tha supply of ooal is
being increased. Twenty carloads were
shipped yesterday from the Atobtoou, To
peka & Santa Fe company's mines in Colo
rado, wbioh will ba distributed at onoe at
tho towns most In need of fuel This, it Is
believed, will supply tho destitute localities
tor ouo weok, and the railroad company
thinks that by that time it wfll be able to
supply the future domand. Hrory effortls
, being made bv-th ovmpauy to get tbe coal
from tbe roinets
Kan Killed In Wisconsin Other
Casualties on the Track.
Abiiland, Wl-. Dec. 24. As the train
that leaves Ashland at 7:30 o'clock for Mil
waukee approached Cooledge, a small sta
tion, a broken rail was encountered which
threw tho sleeping car and tho first and
second-clam coaches from tho track, the
baggage car anl engine remaining on tho
rails.' Tho cars were' filled with passengers
and but few escaped without injuries of
more or los importance. One man by the
name of Man torn was killed. Conductor
Greonflold received internal injuries that,
will probably prove fatal, and A- M.
Barker, of Banoroft,, also sustained dan
Those of the loss seriously injured aro Mr.
and Mrs. Clement and three children ef
Duluth, shaken up and bruised; Mr. Quan,
of Ashland, slightly out; Mrs. Sullivan, cut
about the head; Mnhoney, on employe
at tho Ashland ore' docks, bruised; Mr.
Moody Eiuelaire and Mr. Connell, Chip
pewa Fulls, slightly injured.
Tho coaches which woro thrown from tho
track are not damaged greatly tind the line
has been cleared to-day. The soriously
wounded persons are reported resting easily,
while tho.s8with lesser injuries ha ye been
sent to their destination.
There wero sixty passongers on tho train
and of those twenty wero more or loss hurt.
A passeuger named Baker had to have three
A Terrible Disaster.
Stcamohe, 111., Dec. 24. Meagre partic
ulars of a terrible train disaster, said
to have occurred at Qermantown,
twenty miles from hero, have been, received.
It is reported thatrtho Minnesota' and ;north
westorn'train of six coaches wasditobed and
that many people wdro killed and'Wounded.
Physioians hava been' - hastily- sumnionod
from' neighboring towns all along the' line.
Jumped the Traek.
Quinct, Illi Dea 24. The fast train on
tho Chicago, Burlington & Quinoy railroad,
while switching here yesterday, jumped tho
track and piched down the embankment.
A. G. Allen, the fireman, 'was crushed to
death. Engineer Heath was badly bruised.
Beyond a few bruises none of the passengers
SACO BANK ROBBER.
afoNeoly Arretted Arrested In
Ilnli fax, Newfoundland.
Halifax, N. S., Dea 24. Prank Mo
Neely, the Saoo banlc robber, is arrested.
He had just finished his breakfast this
morning and had returned to his room in
the Hotel Halifax when Detective Power,
of this city, rushed in and had him under
arrest in a twinkling. Tho arrest was pre
cipitated by the arrival of the Boston Globe
correspondent hero last night. As soon as
the Globs reporter arrived ho was the ob
ject of. tho strictest surveillance, and the
English officers, who have been watching
McNooly for several days fearing that the
bird might have flown or been capturod by
an American, at onoe pounced upon him
and ran him to the city marshal's office in
double quick time. MoNeely siiook llko an
aspen leaf as ho went from. the hotnl. There
is no doubt about MoNeely's identity. The
correspondent recognized him the moment
he saw him in tho hotel.
Young Frank McNeely was a clerk in the
the Saco National bank at Saco Me. He
was a member of one of the churches in the
ojty and was held in such esteem by the
bank otllclals that he was entrusted with
the freedom of the institution whon the
cashier was away. Several months ago tho
cashier of the bauk on entering it one after
noon, was surprised and chagrined to find
out available cash and numerous bonds, all
amounting in value to not less than JiTO,
000 missing. MoNeely was no where to be
found. He was finally traced to Halifax,
and lately negotiations have been pending
betwoen the bank officials and MoNeely
looking to a return of the bonds, McNeely's
brother acting as ths go-bstwesn.
' ' Chamberlain Talks.
Ottawa, Ont, Dec. 24. The Hon. Joseph
Chamberlain held a levee for local journal
ists and press correspondents at Rideau hall
last sight. He said he hoped for1 a satisfac
tory (settlement- of tha fishery question.
Commercial union between Canada-and the
Untied States, he said, will asvsr be brought
about. It means tha inevitable, absorption
of Canada. England will hsver consent to
give Canada the right to negotiate hsr own
treatierunder present arrangements. Mr.
Chamberlain went oh to say that Imperial
federation, according to the schemes al
ready submitted, was impracticable. Eng-
would oppose Canada's separation
from the empire.
Dr. NorthrupU Murderer Found Guilty.
InoNTON, O., Dea 24. Pearson McCoy
was to-day found guilty of murder in
the second degree for the klllimj of Dr.
William T. Northrup at Haverhill lost
April. He and bis father killed Northrup
In a fight growing out of a prohibition
quarrel, Northrup being a Prohibitionist
and tho MoCoys saloonkeepers. Alf McCoy,
the fatbor, is now serving a life sentence.
The son will get the same.
Grand Jury to Investigate Itoi.
Nkw York, Deo. 24. The grand jury
are considering the charges made against
Henry 8. Ives and Charles A. Staynor,
Several witnesses have given thoir testi
mony regarding the allegations that Ives
and Staynor unlawfully disposed of securi
ties of the Mineral Range Railway com
pany while acting as officers of the cor
poration. Mr. Ives and his countel are
Murder In tho First Degree.
ZANKririLLK, 0 Dea 24. Tho jury In
the George murder trial this morning, re
turned a verdict of murder in the first de
gree. This is the socond conviction for a
capital offense in this oounty, the first
baying been over fifty years ago. The vor
dlot caused no surprise. Sentenoo will be
pronounced next weok. George killed
Jamos Scott, July 18 last.
Tr.tliu'd Catn Mid lojr.
Two Items of show nowa come from across
the Atlantic, One is that in London a pack
of trained wolvctf are dolighting tho litUo
folks hy doing tricks such us arc taught to
ipcrfprailng dogs;' tho other k that in Paris a
lot of cats aro doing much tho samo tricks at
tha Winter circus. New York; Bun.
AFRICA'S GOLD FIRLDS.
CALIFORNIA ECLIPSED BY THE NEW
ElioninniUof People Flooklng to the New
Eldorado The World to Do Startled Dy
the Extensive Find A Foor Outlook tar
a Poor AlanCost of Living.
Caps Town,, South Africa, Dec 24.
Gold, gold, gold, and tbe now discoveries
constantly being mado in the Transvaal
This is all tho people talk about in Capo
Town of late. Hundreds are leaving by
very coastwise steamer for Durban and the
new gold fields of Barborton and Witwa-
Ursrandt, mostly nowly arrived English
men, with a sprinkling of Calif ornians and
Australians. "For boss in Swaziland is
yielding l,5tK) oanciis of gold per month.
Quartz from the Witwatersrandt district
running fifteen ounces to the ton. New
alluvial discoveries in the do Kaap valley."
Those antlio reports one hears on every
hand, in tho hotel .corridors, in tbe saloons,
tha clubs, the railway station, everywhere,
and they keep the gold fever at high pres
sure. Are these report true? Yes evory
word. -During the next five years the
-Transvaal, Swaziland, Zululand, and the
Mntabele country gold fields are going to
astonish tho world.. Of this no one noed
havo any doubt.
California and Australia in their flushest
days will ba eclipsed by the disoovories and
output of gold in tho South African coun
try, and that 'at no very distant day. X
have just returned from an extensive trip
through tho gold bearing country, and ths
outlook for big things in tho near futuro is
remarkably promising. And yet I wouldn't
advise anybody to come hore with the idea
of doing anything without plenty of capi
tal. It is not a pooi1 man's country where
Individual "diggers'' can make fortunes
with pick, pan and shovel Paying placer
diggings may possibly be discovered later,
bnt at present men who should attempt
wooing the golden calf Single-handed as of
yore on tho Pacifia slope would quickly find
themselves in a fair way of starving to
death or taking to sheep hording, the next
thing to it J know a round dozen Amer
icans dead broke in Cape Town, now wait
ing for money to be sent them to return
It is the old story with eaoh one of them.
They came here with enough money to take
them out to tbe Transvaal, and to tide them
over till they could begin "digging gold,"
said one fellow I talked with just yesterday.
He bad resigned $I5u a month position iu
n)iiAdrn loaf. imlrrs nnrl fnt--rl Ism VIc
country with $',000, tho savings of yoars. !
He is now slinging drinks in a third class
beer house for bis board, waiting for a re- (
mittance to pay his passago back to the
United States. A few months prospecting
and floating around without striking any
thing, and he found himself with empty
pooKou anu sometimes even witn empty
stomach. In the absence of paying placers
the only opening for individual effort is in
prospecting. If a man gets broke It is not
always easy to get anything to do, for all
tho labor about the mines and mills is done
by Kaffirs under tbe superintendence of
The outlook for the busted American is
anything but brilliant In soma districts
provisions are almost as door as they wero
in California in 1840 and iBTM). A five
pound mite doesn't amount to muoh in dis
tricts where overything of consequence has
to be hauled hundreds of jiiUoa by wagon.
I have paid $20 (to reduce it to American
money) a hundred for flour, $2 a dozen for
eggs, seventy-five cents a pound for cheese,
$1 60 for a bottle of beer or a can of con-,
densed milk with other stuff in proportion.
At these prices a fellow prospecting over
tho country for any length of time wants o
have plenty of money. The man who
reaches the gold fields with but a few hun
dred dollars wil) And it used np almost-before
be knows what has becomo of it If he
could start right into placer digging for his
support it would be different, but the odds
are all againit his being able to do this at
There are plsnty of men in the da Kaap
valley trying placer milling, and they ars
mesting with indifferent suocess. I tried it"
for a couple of months, and although I had
110 trouble in finding gold, it was in suoh
small quantities that I could not moke cur
rent expenses,, and so had to give it up. In
prospecting for quartz it is also equally im
portant that a mau should not be cramped
for means. Nowadays a claim has got to
be openod up and proved before it will sell
or attract capital Thousands were ruined
by tho mad speculations of last year, and
people are just beginumg to recover from
the reaction. Twelve mouths ago erery
body who had pieces of good quartz to show
could find, plenty of eager people anxious to j
investigate his olairn with a viow to pur- '
ohaso or iartiiership. All this has changed
with the reaction. I
To display pockot specimens and talk of
selling now is to bo, regarded with suspicion
or ignored entirely. All that comes of the
inflation and the inevitable collapse of last
spring. Lost year Sheba mine shares sprang
up to $25 iu next to no time from ZH in May
to $50 in mid-summer. The shares ran to
$500 by Christmas. Other mining stooks
followed suit Everybody was solzed
with a wild mania for speculation. It was
California and consolidated Virginia dupli
cated. Servant girls in Capetown and Dur
ban and Kimberly drew their little board
ings from tho savings banks and bought
Sheba stock, merchants sold their business,
and men mortgaged houses and real estate
to swell tbe sum of their investments. Tho
country was, for ths time, rainiug share
mad. Last spring tho bubble burst Hun
dreds wero rubied. Other hundreds saw ths '
hard earned savings of years swept ruth- '
leuly away. A few promoters mado big
Having passed the soemtogly inevitable
frenzy of gold fields newly discovered min
ing has now settled down in tho Transvaal
on a colid, sonsiblo basis. Mills aro being
brought from England by tho scoro in evory
steamer, In the Witwatersrandt dijtrlot
ths gold beariug formation is what is
known as "banket," a sort of conglomerate
that la wonderfully easy to reduce. Banket
can be reduced for lsss than $ a ton. It is j
composed of a sort of pebbly quartz,
cemented together' by a fine siliclous sand.
A, pleoe of it may easily be crushed bettaath
tho foot, and a llttld water poured over a
lump will causo it to crumble a onco. Suoh
is "banket,1' aud tho gold is contained
chiefly in tho cement Veins of po.itiva
quartz are found In tho same reefs as tho
banket, but tho mills are working oxolu
sively on the latter; so for banket runs in
lodes or veins varying from one to two foot
Thero is suoh an abundance of this ma
terial near tho surface that it is praotlcally
inexhaustible, and as doep as shafts have
thus far boon sunk- it holds its own in
width, voln and richness. Thousands of
stamps may find remunerative employment
night and day for yoars on banket now la
plain sight At presont nearly a thousand
stamps aro working steadily on banket ia
tho Witwatersrandt district alono, and it is
thought that by this timo next year six
times that number will be hard at it The
averago clean up yields about one and a
half ounces of gold to the stamp per day.
Al this rate somo of tho companios have
commenced ptying dlvidonds at tho rate of
60 per cent, a year on the capital invested,
and shares aro held at ton and twelve times
their original cost a fow months ago. .This
Is what may be called an exceedingly
healthy stato of affairs, everything being
bonafide from beginning to end.
Tho banket lodes wero discovered a year
ago by a Pretorean named Stuben. Tha
district was totally wild and uninhabited, a
barren platrau considered fit for nothing.
Then came tbe inevitable and mushroom,
spontaneity has sprang into existence ths
town of Johannisberg, already numbering
0,000 inhabitants. The country around
about Johannisberg for- many miles con
tains no timber. Many of tho bousos are
queer things, built entirely of movable iroa
sheets, imported from England, others ars
of adobe or mud and rock. It is a regular
gold Cold city, full of rowdyism and hard
characters, dan 00 houses and saloons by ths
doseaaroin full awing, and robbery aad
shooting affrays are of almost daily occur
rence. There is big money hore for expert
miners with plenty of capital big money.
But at present tho man without capital, and
lots of it, had hotter stay where he is unless
ho likes hording shosp for a pound a wek
and slim rations.
THE LOST FOUND.
A Missing Young Lady Found as a Happjr
Itrldc in Kentaoky.
Cincinnati, Dea 21 A special from
Hopkinsvillo, Ky., says: The sensation of
tbe day here is the discovery that the lost
Miss B&sle Long is now Mrs. It M. Woold
ridge, tbe happy wife of a gallant young
planter of Christian oounty, Keutuoky.
Wcoldridge has boon a suitor for Bessio's
hand for some time past, and it now tran
spires won both her heart and hand. The
young people appoared before their frionds
here to-day. They admit having eloped
from Cincinnati, and that they were secretly
married in Kentucky. They will now ask
for the paternal blessing and benediction.
S. G. Long, the brother, and Dr. Walter
Byers, the brother-in-law of the newly wed
ded bride, who has made herself famous by
her mysterious disappearance, evidently
knew mora than they would toll when they
left tbo Grand hotel Wednesday for home.
They worn in good spirits, and either knew
or suspected to whom she was married. Her
uncle, J. B. Briggs, of Russollville, wk-a
was also here Thursday night, stopping ad
the Grand hotel, roturnei homo this morn
ing, after having received a dispatch in
which he was no doubt informed of her
marriage, making further search absurd.-
Will Coma to a Settlement. ,
St. Louis, Dea 24. Tbe latest advioes
from Tahlequah says that Special Agent
Anderson gave the two contending factions
to understand yesterday that he would give
them fifty -eight hours to Kttle their difficul
ties, and that if at the end of that time the
trouble was not adjusted tbe government
would stap In aud settle it for them. Ia"
view of this the Nationals last night ara
said to have agreed to come in, furnish a
quorum in the senate, count ths vote and
declare the election of a principal and as
sistant cnisf of the Nation.
Four Men Killed.
Halitax, N, S., Dec. 24. An explosion,
of dynamite at Limeitone quarry, near
Brookfleld, Chester county, this morning,
killed four moo, one of them being Alex.
McDonald, the proprietor of the quarry.
They wore warming dynamite previous to
using it for a blast wheu it exploded. A
man and woman escaped with slight in '
juries, but tha other four present were in
stantly killed. Tbe building in which they
were was destroyed.
Wagon Spring Manufacturers.
BorrAix), N. Y., Dea 24. The wagou
ipring manufacturers of tbe United States
mot at the Niagara hotel yesterday. Pres
ident E. II. Bourne, of Cleveland, called ths
meeting to order and considerable discus
sion took place on matters of general inter
est to tbe trade. The present prices wero
reaffirmed aud the meeting adjourned t
most again on January 12, 1833, at the
Hoffman house, New York.
Suing Itsllroad Company.
Lanoastxk, Pa,,, Doa 24. Josephius
Beifert hai brought suit here agalust ths
Pennsylvania Railroad company, for $10,
800 damage. Her husband, Jaoob J, Sei
fert, was killed at Glen Locha in February,
1S.S0, while' employed as fireman on the
Pennsylvania railroad, and it is claimed his
death was due to the nogligeuoe of ths com-
Insurance Company Keoetverb
ILuvnroiiD, Conn., Doa 24. Judge Car
penter to-day appointed ex-Lieutenant
Governor S. H. Cook, of Rlvorton, and
John It Buck, of Hartford, receivers of ths
Continental Difo Insurance company, and
granted a ducroo of receivership. Policy
holders claim) must bo sent in by July 1,
KnrtiHiutUe in Hnaaaohnsetts.
Kkw BKDroito, Mass., Dea 24. A deep,
rumbling sound, lasting throe seconds, ao
eompanled by a tremor of tbe earth, was
noticed shortly after midnight this morn
ing. Pooplo were arouaod from thoir sleep.
Reports of the shock being experionoed in
Acuthnot and towns in this vicinity are be-,
lng received. ",
' Liquor License at St. Paul.
St. Paul, Minn., Dea Hi. The liquor
license in St Paul will be $1,000, and all
parties oocoerned will acquiesce.