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MAYSVILIiE, KY., SATUItDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 1895.
SOME HOPE IN THIS.
Business Prospects Are Bright
From This Report.
R. 0. DUN'S REVIEW OF TRADE.
The New Loan fins Met With Surprising
Success, and Great Confidence Has Been
Given to Invottors on llotli Sides of l)
Water Tito UeglauiDK of Heal it
Nhw York, Fob. 23. R. G. Dun &
Company's weekly roviow of trade says.
Tho surprising success of the new loan
and tho great confldonco it has given to
inyostors on both sides of the water aud
to businoss men here oncouraxes inanr
to hope that it may be tho beginning of
a real recovery, in 22 minutes hero
subscriptions are supposed to have been
at least five timed tho amount of bonds
offered and in two hours at London they
were 20 timos the amount thero offered.
Considering the power whioh the
control of these bonds give to regulate
foreign exchanges and to prevent ex
ports of gold, tho transaction has in
deed greatly changed tho financial situ
ation in spite of the fact that govern
ment revenues are still deficient, and
that domestic trade shows scarcely any
gain as yot. The industries are not en
larging production, nor have prices of
farm products improved, but a very im
portant source pr approhonsion and
hindrance hus, for tho time at least,
"Wheat fell to 50 cents lust Saturday
and has recovered to 57, only a quarter
inuuw urn prioo a wuuis Hgu, wmie corn,
cotton and pork are unchanged and hogs
and lard a shade lower. Western re
ceipts of wheat aro nearly aa largo as
last year, though for three weeks about
40 per cent tmiullcr, owing to the storms.
Tho exports are a little larger thau a
year ago, and yet are not large.
Cotton has refused to advance, though
there has bcon much talk about curtail
mont of acreage this year and receipts
have sharply decreased. The decrease
was apparently owing to tho unprece
dented weather at the south, aud tho
market is more influenced by tho cer
tain over supply for tho next six months
than by the possible- shrinkago in yield
next fall. As tho market for goods if
dull hero aud abroad the fact that visi
ble stocks of American aro about 800,
000 bales larger than in 1892 at date
justifies expectation th.it the surplus
carried over will bo largo.
Dealings in iron and its products arc
moderate in volume with homo discour
agement in most branches, though struo
tural works at Pittsburg aro very busv
and demand for wire nails and barbed
wiro has never been surpassed. Bnt
nothing is doing in rails, plates are quiet
and bar is as low as over, though in
rather bo t tor demand for car works.
Sales of pig have been modorately largo
with one transaction at Pittsburg of 10,
000 tons Bessemer at $10, but prices do
not improve. Tin is weaker at 13.8
cents for February; the Calumot and
Hecla has reduced its price for copper to
9.95 cents, the January output being
11,004 tons and tho foreign 7,144, and
load has docliuod to 15.1 cents, while tin
plates are lowur with large arrivals.
Toxtilo products show few changes
but those downward. Cottons aro meet
ing an indifferent demand and New
York mills 4-4 bleached have been re
duced to 9 1-2 cents and Lonsdale 4-4
bloachcd to 5 3-4 cents and in cheaper
goods and brown sheetings prices are ir
regular. A better demand appears for
the finer prints, but fancy calicoes ara
quiet and thero is only tho average re
order business for dress goods. In light
weight woolens tho reorders contiuua
Liter than usual and tho preliminary
purchases of medium aud low heavy
goods aro larger than a year ago, some
mills having business until April, while
in tho higher grades there is more prom
Tho termination of a strike at Phila
delphia sets more carpot mills to work
and tho demand is fair, while in dross
goods littlo is doing. Sales of wool at
tho chiof markets in three weeks of
February were 15,722,050 pounds,
against 18,010,800 two yoars ago.
Tho failures for this weok havo been
302 in the United States against 283 last
year and hi Canada 30 against 51 lost
rittaburc Ironworker in St. Louis.
St. Louis, Feb. 23. A number of
now men from Pittsburg wore put to
work yosterday in the spiko mill at tho
Tudor iron works. They were sent hero
by a man who is still in Pittsburg en
deavoring to induce moro mon to work
at tho Tudor. Manager Hanpotor says
that tho now mon aro all Bkilled work
men, ulso that tho bar and guide mills
will bo put in oporation in a fow days
and that ho will havo plenty of mon to
l'lie' llennlngton Disabled.
San Fkancisco, Feb. 23. Advices
from Acapulco by tho stcamor City of
Sydney say that tho United States gun
boat Bennington is at Acapulco iu a
crippled condition, in spite of state
ments to the contrary. On the way
from San Francisco to Acapulco tho
crown sheet of one of tho boilors caved
down. Tho Bennington was ut More
Island navyyard nearly four months
undergoing repairs before sho sailed for
Jfopullst Legislators I'lght.
Dknvku, Feb. 23. Senators Poaso oi
Park county and Dayid A. Mills of
Eagle county, both Populists, camo to
blows during tho session of the senate
Friday, and Poaso struck Mills on tho
head with u payor weight, inflicting
TRAIN HELD UP.
file Expresscar Ilroken Into, but no Ilootj
Aukoiia, Mo., Fob. 23. San Francisco
train No. 1, westbound, Conduotoi
Wightmau and Engineer Stephenson,
duo here at 7:20 p. in., was held up two
and a half miles east of this city last
night. Tlireo mon boarded tho train at
Martinvillo, flvo inilos east of Aurora,
getting on tho blind baggago. When
about half the distance between that
place and Aurora, they crawled over
the tender, and covering Engineer
Stephenson and his fireman with revolv
ers, commanded them to stop the train.
Then thoy inarched baok to tho oxpress
car, one of the robbers telling them that
if they did not break opon tno express
ear door, both of them would bo snot.
The door was soon opened and tho
robbers mado a search for the oxpress
mesaongar, but did not succeed in liud
ing him, tie ho hod mado his escape
through tho door in the rear of tho car,
looking it after him. After making a
thorough search of the car and not Had
ing anything and not having any
thing with which to opon tho saro
tho bandita escorted tho engineer
and fireman back to tno engine ana
disappeared in tho darkness, liring
several shots as they departed, and which
wore answered by tho conductor and
A posse is now searching for the out
laws. The crew upon tho train is tho same
one that was field up a couple of months
ago about eight miles west of hero.
Strlko In New York.
New York, Feb. 23. Tho executive
committee of tho Aoard of walking del
egates and tho strike committee of elec
tric workers' local union No. 3 met yes
terday and approved tho action of tho
wiro mon. It was hoped that a settle
ment will havo boon reachod by Mon
day. If not, strikes will be declared on
all buildings in the course of erection in
tho city. In this caso thousands of
workmen will bo thrown out employ
ment. Anothor conference will be
Kan Into un Opon Switch.
New Ohlkans, Feb. 23. Tho west
bound passenger train on tho Southern
Pacilio railroad, known as tho San An
tonio express, which loft this city yes
terday evening, was wrecked near
Franklin, La., last night by running
into an opon switch. The engine turned
over on its side, killing Firemau Con
nelly and hovorelj', if not fatally, scald
ing Engineer Dovoo. None of tho pas
sengers weiv injured. Tho baggago and
express cars were badly crushed.
Two Men Kroou to Death.
Richmond, Ky., Fob. 23. News has
just reached hero to tho offect that two
mon woro frozen to death near Pound
Gap in tho Cumberland mountains last
week. Ono was named Sturgeon and
tho other Isaac Kelly. Tho latter was
overcome while feeding stock a short
distance from his homo. Tho leport
says tho snow is from 15 to 18 inches on
a lovel in the Cumberland mountains
and in some places it is banked up to a
depth of from three to fivo feet.
Sullivan Deserted by Ills Troop.
Jacksonville, Fla., Fob. 23. John
L. Sullivan's vaudovillo company dis
banded horo yesterday and most of them
will go north Sunday morning. Dissat
isfaction with their treatment by tho star
is tho cause. Billy Wright of Pittsburg
will take Sullivan, Manager Howard,
Danny Dwycr and tlirea othors to Cuba
tomorrow and give sparring exhibitions
there for tho next two months, after
which they will all go to Spain from
Havana direct. ,
lJlew Ott Ills Head.
Gutiiiue, O. T., Feb. 23. Mrs. M. C.
Taylor, a drossmakor. yesterday blew
off the hoad of William H. Harrison
with a shotgun. She had applied for a
divorce, and tho caso was set for today.
She claims her husband hired Harrison
to shadow her and get.evidonco against
her. Mrs. Taylor says he has dogged
her for weeks, and yesterday morning
entered her Jiouso. When she ordered
him out and he refused to go, sho killed
Louibvillk, Fob. 23. Mayor Goorgo
B. Eastin was yesterday appointed
by Governor Brown to fill tho
vacanoy on tho appellate bench made by
tho refusal of Judge Sterling B. Toney
to accept after he was declared elected
by the contesting board. Major Eastin
is 52 years of age, and a loading mem
ber of tho local bar. Tho governor's
selection meets with hearty endorse
ment on all sides.
Rubber Works Shut Down.
New Brunswick, N. J., Feb. 23.
Tho United States rubbor works were
shut down yosterday becauso of lack of
orders, and it was stated that thero
would not bo a resumption for some
time. Six hundred men aro thrown out
American Steamer Ashore.
Havana, Fob. 23. Tho American
steamer "W. G. Howes, commanded by
Captain Morgan, whioh sailed from
New Orleans Fob. 17 for Bluoflolds, iH
ashore on tho Colorado banks, off Capo
ban Antonio, tno western oxtromlty ot
Guilty of Murder.
Pine Bluff, Ark., Fob. 23. William
Owen, colored, was found guilty of
murder in tho first degreo in tho circuit
court at Vnrnor, Ark., yesterday and
will suffer tho death penalty. Ho killed
his wiiu last spring becauso of jealousy.
Ieudlnc Jeweler Dead.
Foiit Wayne, Fob. 23. Celcstine
Trsnkloy, a pioneer jeweler of Indiana,
and a charter member of tho National
Jewelers' league, died hero yesterdaj
morning of hemorrhago of the bowels.
Day of Debate In Both Houses
NOTHING WAS ACCOMPLISHED.
Indian Appropriation Hill Discussed In thu
Senate, While the House 51 ember De
vote tho Day to tho Geuernl Deficiency
Dill Some I'rospeets That the Senate
Will lleranlu In Session Over Sunday.
Washington, Fob. 28. As tho session
of the sonate was about, to close last
night Mr. Pottigrow of South Dakota
gave a decidedly interesting turn to tho
otherwiso tedious dabate on the Indian
appropriation bill. It has been discussed
for several days and Mr. Call, in charge
of the measure, sought to secure an
ngrooment for a final vote today.
There were numerous objections, and
among them one from Mr. Pettigrew,
which was emphasized by the brief, but
pointed itatement he mado. It was iu
the nature of a disclosure that a private
arrangement had been reached amoug
senators, whereby tho pooling bill would
bo taken up at 3 o'clock this afternoon
and held Wore the senate day and
night and over Sunday, until passed.
The statement oauie so unexpectedly,
and was tho sequel to such active work
throughout the day by tho friends of
tho pooling bill, that it created some
what of a sensation among the senators
and spoctators. Mr. Pettigrew added
to his announcement that he would
take offootive steps to dofeat the passage
of tho pooling bill by objecting to tiie
disposal of the Indian appropriation
bill or other measures having prece
dence. Tho contract school item of the In
dian bill was completed, in such form
as to provide a 20 per cent reduction
from the expenditures of last year. Mr.
Morgan of Alabama spoko throughout
the afternoon in favor of a judicial sys
tem for tho Indian Territory, but his
amendment to that offect was finally
ruled out of order.
Iu ti.o IIoue.
Washington, Feb. 28. Tho honso do
voted Washing! ou'h birthday to tho fur
ther consideration of tho gener.d de
ficiency appropriation bill. Most of tlio
tiino was spent in tho discussion of ques
tions of minor importance relating to
extra compensation for employes of ihe
houso ot representatives' aud no umnid
meuta ot moment worts adopted, .hi.-t
bofoio adjournment tho senulo resolu
tion to pOhtpouo tho time when tho new
regulations to prevent collisions at sea
should go in force, was passed.
BURNED AND BEATEN.
Ilorrlblo Treatment of tin Old Miser by
St. Joseph, Mo., Fob. 23. William
Walsh, an old bacholor who has for
years residod alono in an old houfao in
tho south part of tho city and who is re
ported to be a miser, wus called out of
bed early yesterday morning bj' fivo
masked men who seized him and t tho
point of pistols attempted to make him
divulge tno hiding place of his money.
Ho refused and thoy set fire to his
hair and board, burning them off, and
burned his boay with a red-hot poker.
Ho still refused, and they placed his feet
over a lire and roasted them. Upon his
still refusing thoy beat him into in
sensibility, and after ransacking tho
Income Tax Deputies,
Youngstown, O., Fob. 23. Collector
Ohliger of this district has mado tho
following appointments for income dep
uties: It. E. Morgan of Allianco, J. L.
Kennedy of New Philadelphia. T. J.
McMauus and J. H. Schlandocker of
Cleveland. An additional one is to bo
appointed for the Marietta district and
tho Cleveland distriot. The territory to
bo assigned to each will bo determined
the coming week.
Attempt to ltlow Up a Residence.
Dunkirk, 0 Feb. 23. Some miscre
ant uttompted to blow up tho residenco
of C. Friedly, a grain dealer. Dynamite
was placed under tho southwest corner
of the house, wrecking that portion, and
shattering tho window glass into thou
sands of piecos. Small damago was
done to tho main portion of tho house.
Found Dead In a Field.
Laukkl, Ind., Fob. 28. Adam Foy, u
German farmer, living threo miles from
this placo, was found doad in u field,
with a portion of his head blown away
and a shotgun lying near by. Ho had
been despondent for some months over
the hard times, still it is not clear that
his doath was ouo of suicide.
Thousands of Liven Lost.
London, Feb. 23. Tho Timos this
morning publishes an Odessa dispatch
giving additional information about tho
eartnquaKO wmen destroyed Kuchan,
near Astrulsad. Late indications aro
that thousands of lives were lost during
tho succession of earthquakes that oc
Kudcd It AIL
Evansville, Ind., Fob. 28. Word
was received horo yesterday morning
that Mrs. Louis E. Stiuckol, living about
10 miles in tho country, had committed
suicide by taking poison. Sho had some
domestio troubles and took hor lifo, it is
said, to end them. Sho leaves a 4-year-old
Maiitinsvillk, Ind., Fob. 28. Mrs.
A. J. Flako of Groon township was acci
dentally and dangerously shot in tho
head and shoulders by nor son, who,
while oxamiuing a shotgun, lot it drop
upon thq floor, it being discharged by
ISAAC P. GRAY BURIED.
Tjut Sad Kites Owr the Heiimiin of the
Late Minister to Mexico.
Indianapolis, Fob. 23. A Big Four
special train of 1 1 coaches carried the
body of Isaac P. Gray to Union City,
Ind., yesterday morning for burial.
A cordon of two militia companies
conducted tho remains from tho capitol
building, where they had been lying in
Ftato, to the Union station, and the train
departed shortly after 8 o'clock.
Mrs. Gray, widow of tho dead ex-governor,
was conducted to tho train upon
tho arm of Governor Matthows, and im
medato friends of tho family followed.
Committees representing ' the state,
senate and house, all of the state of
ficials, dotachments of two militia com
panies, and several political clubs ac
companied the remains.
It required two huge trucks to convey
the floral tributes to tho train.
raid to Host.
Union City, Ind., Feb. 23. The Gray
funeral train arrived hero at 11 80
o'clock. Largo crowds were at the sta
tions along tho route. At Winchester
the casket was opened and the remains
viewed by many peoplo. Thousands
were at the dopot when the train
reached here. Business was susnendol
and nearlyall tho buildiucs woro dram-d
Pictures of tho late minister, surrounded
by cropo, wero numerous.
Tho train was mot by a committee of
citizens. Tho relatives wero taken to
homes of frionds. Tho coskot contain
ing tho remains were carried to Cada
wallader's Opera House and placed on a
bior. Tho lattor was artistically deo
orated 'with crepe and flowers. At 12
o'clock two lines of people, oach two
squares in length, wero waiting to view
the body. Thoy came iu from all the
neighboring towns. Nine hundred
school children, each carrying a flag,
wero standing in lino.
Services wero held in tho opora house
at 8 o'clock. Ror. H. A. MoDonald of
tho Presbyterian church delivered tho
funeral sermon. Throughout tho day
tho sorvices wero solemnly impressive.
Immediately after interment tho special
train carrying Mrs. Gray and tho rela
tives left for Indianapolis.
LATEST" FROM MEXICO.
There May Yet Ilu a War Between Mexico
City op Mrxico, Feb. 23. El Moni
tor, Republican newspaper, iu ablo edi
torials denies that Mexico intends an
nexation of Central America or any por
Patriotic feeling continues unabated
throughout the country and volunteer
organizations are forming daily aud offer
thoir sorvices iu caso of war with Guat
emala. A petition favoring Crittenden as
minister to this country wont to Wash
Wrockago of an unknown steamship
is reaching the harbor of Vera Cruz.
Thiovos entered and robbed tho San
Diego church in this city.
It is now rumored that tho govern
ment will lease tho Tohaun tepee rail
road to the Pacific Mail Steamship com
pany. Guatemala After Wur Vessels.
San Fkancisco, Feb. 23. Colonol
Manuel Agiluar, secretary to the minis
ter of war of Guatemala, was ono of tho
passengers on the quarantined steamer
City of Sydney. To a follow passenger
ho confided that ho was on a confiden
tial mission, and that if hostilities
should ariso between Mexico and Guat
emala ho would try to purchase ono or
two ships in San Francisco to bo used
as war vessels. From here ho will pro
ceed oast, aud then to Europo, with tho
possible purposo in view of purchasing a
navy for Guatemala.
GOT HIS HEAD THUMPED.
An Oklahoma I'opullst Disturbs it Repub
Guthrie, O. T., Fob. 23. The first
great sensation of the Oklahoma legisla
ture occurred last night. Tho Repub
licans of tho houso, largely in tho ma
jority, woro holding a caucus iu tho
houso chamber discussing matters of
party concern, when Representative
Nesbitt, Populist, and Representative
Hoills, Democrat, both of Cleveland
county, demanded adjiuttauco und wero
refusod by tho doorkeeper.
Thoy declared they had a richt in and
could not bo shut out by a Republican
caucus. Nesbitt secured a big laddor
and ho and Haills proceeded to knock
tho door down. Representative Georgo
Vickera of Alva was tho first Republican
out, and was soon raining blows on
Nesbitt's head. A serious riot was nar
rowly averted. Tho Republicans, how
over, concluded their caucus undis
turbed. . .
Fight iu u Senate Chamber.
Denvkr, Fob. 23. Senators Mills
and Poaso had a row on tho floor of tho
somite yesterday over an appointment
to u minor clerkship. Mills called Peaso
a liar and Peaso threw a paper weight
which struck him in tho sido. Mills
sprang at Poaso, but was mot by tho
latters sou, a committee clerk who
struck him three times, cutting a gash
in his faco and blackening his eyes.
The combatants woro soparated and tho
souato appointed a committco to investi
gate nud report who wus to blame. Tho
souators aro past tho prime of lifo and
ore prominent leaders in tho Populist
unarced With Mr ill n Wrrvklnp;,
Huntington, W. Va., Feb. 23. T7"
liam Brewer, a notorious character of
Dingcss, Mingo county, was arrested
and lodged in jail horo yesterday
charged with wrecking a passongor
train on tho Norfolk and Wostorn rail
road soino timo since. Brewer is a des
perate character, and is well known in
police ciroles throughout tho state.
SIX PEOPLE PERISH.
Four and a Half Blocks of
A BIG FIRE AT HOT SPRINGS.
Nearly Ono 11 mid rod Ileldencef and Busi
ness Houses IV-lrnjed - Six 1'uixmis
Known to Have Burned to Dentil, Whlln
Others Aro Mlhslnjj Thu Lois Will
Kcuch Iluudreds of Thousands of Dollars.
Hot Springs, Ark., Feb. 23. As far
as known six people wore burned to
death and four ami u half blocks of the
residences and business portion of the
city, on Quachita avenuo, were burned
yesterday. Tho lire originated in tho
Ledgerwood bakery. Tho residenco of
H. M. Hudgkins and tho bakery de
stroyed, and in 10 minutes tho firo had
spread to half a dozen buildings, and
fanned by a strong wind from tho
north, swept everything as tinder be
The flames crossod tho street and the
Quaohita hotel and Oaklawn wero next
burned. Out of nearly 100 houses
burned in only half a dozen cases was
the furniture saved.
As far as known there have beon six
persons burned to death, but rumors aro
rife of others missing and tho number
of fatalities may be increased to a score
when the death roll is called.
Among tho dead ure:
Mrs. Mary Sommonson, 70 years old,
who was living in tho Ledgorwood
D. W. Wing of Glen Falls, N. Y.,
who escaped tho flames at first, but re
mombering that he had $1,800 in tho
hotel, rushed back to get it. Before ho
reached tho door his clothing was on
fire, and bo burned to death in tho
sight of thousauds of peoplo.
A man named Hill, ono of whoso arms
was paralyzed, is reported among tho
A negro, namo unknown.
Mrs. Maggio Hiscock, housekeeper at
tho Oaklawn, ran out from the rear door
in a sheet of flamo and shrieking sank
down befora help could reach her.
How many lives woro lost remains to
bo soen. Tho total loss of tho conflagra
tion will reach hundreds of thousands
Twenty-Five of tho "Black Flag" Illoters
London, Fob. 23. A dispatch to The
Times from Hong-Kong says that addi
tional restrictions havo boon imposed
upon tho navigation of tho Canton river.
The dispatch also states that a plot, fur
reaching in its purposo, to overthrow
tho dynasty, has been discovered in
Kwangtung-Kwangsi aud other prov
inces of southern China.
According to the dispatch hor
majesty's ship Mercury has returned
from Formosa. During tho recent
"Black Flag" riots the British consul at
Taku was assaulted by the natives. Tho
Chinese authorities, however, succeeded
in quelling tho riots before the steamer
Mercury arrived. Twenty-five of tho
ringleaders were beheaded and all is
now quiot. Tho gunboat Rattler has
gone to Formosa to take tho placo of tho
Paragould, Ark., Feb. 23. Tho caso
of Al Counce, chargod with whitccap
ping, which was brought hore on a
change of venue from Craig county, and
has taken up idmost two weeks in tho
circuit court, was brought to a closo yes
terday. Tho jury, after being out 24
hours, returned a verdict of not guilty.
Tho original indictment included six
othors, part of whom aro inoaroerated in
tho county jail at Jonesboro, and part of
whom are out on bond awaiting trial.
Tho cases havo coat Craig county several
Quarreled Over Business Matters.
Houston, Fob. 23. Yesterday after
noon on the priuoipal business street
W. J. Perry, a well known gambler
and a wealthy citizen of Houston, was
shot and killed by Joseph H. Stohl, a
building contractor. Both men wore
drinking and both using abusivo lan
guage Porry was advancing on Stnhi
with an open knife when shot. The
trouble aroso over business matters.
Btahl was arrested and nlarwl in -inil
Perry was very disagreeablo whon
drinking, and has boon in sovoral shoot
Xery Tamo Affair.
Boston, Feb. 23. Tho Suffolk Ath
letio club at a meeting last night pre
sented a six-round bout botweeu Peter
Malior, champion middleweight of Iro
lalid, aud Jim Hall of Australia, as'tlia
chiof feature. Tho reforco, J. A. Kol
liher, called u draw at the finish and tho
2,000 spectators who wore present hissod
tho decision. Tho battlo was very tamo,
Mahor forcing tho fighting in all but the
fourth round and doing tho most effect
General Oclesby Improved.
Elkhart, Ills., Fob. 23. Ex-Gov-ornor
Oglesby's condition is much im
proved. His nhysician says tho rolapso
was duo to a slight attack of heart fail
ure caused by too much oxcrcise after
tho governor's serious illness of last
week. Gonoral Oglesby's ago and woak
condition alono mado it critical. Thoro
is no reason to expect anothor attack.
I'ivo l'rlsoners Kscupe.
Mobkkly, Mo., Fob. 23. Fivo prison
ers, threo of them chargod with bur
glary, Bawod their way out of tho coun
ty jail at Huntsvillo and aro now at
largo. The sheriff telegraphed to Mar
colino for bloodhounds but the dogs have
not yot arrived.