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Volume V. Number Jloo. ' f
VA8iriNOTos, May 30. Ohio Vnllejr sod
Tennessee, clearing' and lair wcatbtr, ioutJi.
,wfti, 10 northwest windt, stationary tempera
tare, except id extreme southwestern portion,
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SPBINGFIEU), OHIO, TUESDAY EVENING, MAY 26, 1885.
I voiumt XXXI. Number lo-l.
Ten thousand Pique, Lawn and Cambric
Tics lor gentlemen, In Hat scarfs, bowl,
string ties. PutTi and dude shapes. Plaids,
checks, ban, spots and doll. Yon get a no
tion from west window exhibit. Wide differ
encea are niado In comparison with our last
year's prices. II you want a tie, little or
big, long or short, One or coarse, we do not
Intend that anybody anywhere shall supply
you so well oa we. Where else bnt here do
you And a whole dozen white ties put up In"
first-class shape for 10c, and better for 15c?
Whore else but here do you Mod white
lawn bows, with rubber atlacl ment all ready
put on, for 5c. a palr7 or, where else but
here do you llnd while lawn bows (ready the
same), with white silk embroidered corners,
'for 5c. each? Gross after gross are waiting
to be sold. Is it easy to beliere that we sell
three-fourths ol the neckwear worn in this
A United States Consul
ORANIt I.OIKIH of OHIO, KHiaitrn
Senator Edmunds ts dive Points
to the British House of (
Captain West ef the : Salvation
Army Cowhides a Cor
Tom. Campbell's House, Burned!
i I sit
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Seersucker Goals, Soersucker Vests, Beer
suckers for men, Seersuckers for yonth, Heer
suckers for boys. Vests or Coats separate, or
the- two to mstcb. Linen Dusters, iMohalr
I Dusters; I.lnen Coats, Mohilr Coats, BUck
Alpa Coats, DrapM'eto Coats- all for the
warmest ol weather and the least In money.
Tourists. Saiuplo lines in. More making
The CJeneral Aaae
Ciucinnati,. May 20-. At .iha'Preib) teiian
General Assembly this morning it- waa-lound
necessary be restrict attendance in order to
keep the aisles clear.
Of seven overtures acfed,on bylhe Presby
teries during the past year all! bnt pniSre-e
answered in the affirmative.1 The action on
the latter gives churches the privilege o't
dropping tho name Irom . its, ridls
of a member who requests it because ol a
change of views, but who Is not chargeable
with any Immoral conduct J i$j
Overtures pertaining to the Book ol Dis
cipline from t"'e Presbyteries oMos Angeles,
Washington City.'Wett Onesler and Hudson
were answered In th negative.
A resolution orBjmpatby with General
Grant was unanimouily adopted'. ' U
The Standing Committee on' Home Mis
sions reported that thel board i-i110,00fl In
debt. Allhnilfyh It ha. Mi.tvnH In A......IL...
i - w .1.VV..U au vwui.iuu-
and coming. Is It true that no other dealer tlons more than ever before. Tho deficiency
in llie city keep them? Tourists for little conies from the decrease In legacies. Total
boys, with knee pants to match, $5, and oth
ers lor $2 and $3.
Hoys long stockings, in qualities tiom 10c.
to $1.25 per pair, in assorted colors.
Men's Suits, In Sack, Cutaway or Prince
Albert shape, from tho loarsest ot cassimere
to the fioest worsteds, from a $3.50 price to
the prices that scare you. To order as wtll.
Spring weight Orercoats are well thought
ol; $9,$10, $11, $12 are the sellers. We
make our overcoats. Can every other dealer
say the same? Can other dealers' prices be
the same, do you expect?
Underwear for hot weather. Gauze, 25c.
Gauzer at 20c; none for less, but many
grades better, 35c, 50c, 76c, $1, $1.25, $1 50,
$1.75. Jean, Nainsook and Balbriggan
Drawers, 40c. to 76c. Jean Drawers, with
patent elastic ankle, not to be found outside.
One needs to think a little. Economical
prlcts are not likely everywhere. Sellers are
not all alike; buyers more scattering. Ad
vantages less enjoyed.
Hats again. Third Installment this season,
and the prices as yet unchanged. Four cases
today, and 60c. the price. Last choice as
good as the first. Money saved any time by
making purchases from the large Manufac
turers, Jobbers and Retailers at Wholesale
The ministers supported wholly or in part
by this board number 1,435. it tj
In the past year 195 new churches, and 380
new Sunday schcols have been organized,
even thousand members have been received
into these churches.
Hew Tom, May SO. A middle-aged
tan. In the garb of a workman, mounted
the ratling of the Brooklyn Bridge yesterday
afternoon and began to take off hit coat, as
if preparing to leap into the river. He was
seized by a policeman and taken to the station-house,
where he said his name was
Gustar Flolsher; that be was a carpen
ter, and that being unable to find work by
which to support his wife and eight children
ho had determined to end his life. In his
packet was found a letter to his wife, In
which he said be was driven to desperation
by his Inability to care for bis family, and
he believed God would pardon his action.
He was locked up.
Arrested for. Child Desertion.
Bkixows Faiab, Vt, May 28, Thewlfe
and daughter ot Charles Llvermore, of
Saxon Jtlvcr, were arrested yesterday for
manslaughter and tho desertion of the child
of tho latter at Springfield, Mass., three
weeks ago. The child was born In Connec
ticut, where they had gone. They returned
to Springfield and left the child In the depot
The next day the child died. A post mortem
allowed death to have been caused by an
over dnso of paregoric Tho prisoners are
now held here awaiting an offlcer from
Springfield. They are persons of consider
The Remains Identified. -ItocitrsTKn,
N. T:, May 28. The Com
ing, N. Y., correspondent of the Herald
M)s thero Is little doubt of the Identity of
the young woman who killed herself In tho
Grand Union Hotel In New York last week.
He says her name is Untile Bemtlilno Iiedl
cnt, daughter ot Gideon A. Bcdlent, a
wealthy farmer of Hornby, six miles from
Corning. Tho chain of evidence Is so com
pleiu that there scoiih nothing fin liter wo
iwMiiy thiiii the mere formal Identification of
tho iiMimlus. Mr. Hedicnt has left for Mow
(Joins; to l.suound American raw to the
lliiiiftA of l.nrila.
Tf.m.Mm.N. Vt.. ilav 2fl.-S.nitr F.I. ' JV HSldiliec. BUB Calumet Aumie, .a
. . 'J it i . ,. 1 wen iiiijk'iihi ioj tiiuiKtuiiaiiey of thofaui-
mimdi, It U reported, has been unexpectedly y. j,,.,,,,),,, i,(wm tt m IBIlla,i , ((J '"J"
siiiiiiiioiinl toKnglaiid U testify as an ex-, wvcrnl Jait Ixfoio k"I"K t Wlilugton.
pert.... smnu ik.I.Us of America., law In a ' ,,w. f . .kiWW ,
cum) iiendlng iK'fore the Houae.of lards. I , T"J--
Ho exists to Mil next Saturday, "no will Uhk.miam, 'lex., May 89. Jeffcraoa
bj aouniiiMiilnl by hi wlfo. and daughter. Baasett, of Uahnott 4 Hrotliar, bankers.
a fii-r L'lvliiir hli tcNtlmony, hU daughter mid eomuiltted suicide vcatenlar hr- shnntina
his family will make a te'ir of Knglaiid, re- hiniself. He had Uu troubled wWi In.
tumlnir to America about e middle of aaamla fnr nn,n im. Ii. -?-ur.l!L
AUgUSi. JM nld .n,l . ..tlvp I jljpjj
Tom Cnmpbeli'a House Uurned.
Cjiiciiinati. May 20. The dwelling house
of T. O. Campbell, the wellknownVlitorney
ofthiscjty, situated near College Hill, this
county, Dnrnea "to the ground this morning
at 3 o'clock, ilr, Campbell's two sons, age'd
fifteen and eleven, were the only .occupants.
They do not know bow the fire stailsd.. They
say their hired man and his wife left on Sun
day In consequence of a disagreement with
the boys. Loss, $30,000; insurance, $20,000.
Ilio Janmiio, May 2C Mr.jsfaekey
Consul at Kio Grande do Sul, "was" Insulted,
with bis family, in a carricature in a local
paper, and afterward accosted and. struck by
the editor in a theater, when he shot and
wounded him. Mack ay is under arrest, bnt
has the appioval of the citizens. i
A FlRlitlns; Salvation Army daiptaln.
GLoMtxavaLK, N. Y., May 2G. Captain
West, of the Salvation Army, today cow
hlded Colonel W. Johnson, a sensational
newfiaier correspondent, and seriously in
jured him. West has been arrested.
Senator KdinuiuU In the llrltiab House ol,
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BuaLisoTON, Vt., May" 26 SenataVj Bd-
. . 1 , t f ,) "i . it.
munds bss been summoned to testify on
points in American -Ian before the British
House ol Lords. He will start Saturday,
SrRi NnriKLi, 111., May 20 St. John, the
Prohibition leader, addresicd a small audi
ence at the rourt bous last night, denouueed
the Republicans, and praised the people ol
Tils II. & O.1
Piiiladeli'IIU, May 20. The B. 4 O. road
is to be built on an elevated track into the
heart of the city, and a permanent station
a boy aged fifteen years, whs up before
tho court hero charged with carrying deadly
weapons, nis mother was 'present to de
fend him. The Judge made a proposition
that if alio would openly flog him with a
cowhide ho would dismiss tho ease, and the
mother consented. A cowhldo was sent for,
and tho woman si ripped the boy to the waist,
marched him to the center of the room and
proceeded to glvo him an unmerciful thrash
ing In tho presc ntc of a large audience,
Will Not Airept a I'urtW'VedMtlou.
Tonovro, May 20. A meeting of Grind
Trunk1 brakemeii, of, the Central" JMyUlon,
was held Sunday afternoon to ;oruV der tho
proposed contlmiatloii of five per cent re
duction for an Indefinite period. After fully
discussing the proposals, a resolution was
p.issisl that flicy would not nccept a furthei
rtdiktlou, and It wits ordered that a copy of
tlm lexilutlou be forwuided to Geniral Man
ager Ilickhon. If an luoepuilile imposition
Is not made to the men a atilko Is regaided
au likely to neriir.
Suimlur Luiran at Home.
ClllCAtio, May "(I. Senator John' A.
Logan was nt lht flnitid 1'iitlllc yi-slenlay
uioiiilng itnil n celt rd it titiinbcr of friends
In the imilorH. Mis, U)aii,airlod from
uijlilliutim b.itliidu iilirliL'niwI tin. fi,,i.
lyusldiiier, 2118 Cnliimet Aumie, has
Sixteenth Annual Session Opening This
Morning In I. O. O. F. Hall-Kseort 1J
Illvlilons O and 44, Uniformed nana,
From the Arcnde l'olnte on the Origin
and Orowth ol the Order Visiting Places
The sixteenth annual session of the Grsnd
Lodge of Ohio, Knights of Pythias, began
in tuts city this morning, tho place of meet
ing bring Odd Fellows Hall, Market street,
designated by a banner stretched across the
street Inscribed "Ohio Grand Lodge, Knights
ot Pythias." At other points on business
streets, notlcearj.y the hall ot MoncrleQe Lodge
No 33, K. of P., the armory of Division 44,
tl. It., the Arcade and a large number ol bus
iness houses, are seen handsome decorations,
conspicuous among which are the
the illy, symbol of the Order and
the letters, "P., C. and B.," of Its motto,
riFrlen Iship, Charity and Benevolence."' The
majority of the Grand Lodge members ar
rived during the night. They number some
thing over two hundred, rcoresentlucr lflf.
subordinate lodges. Heretofore tbe Drill
Corps and Unllormed lUnk Divisions have
met witu the Urand Lodge, tbe first day's
proceedings twins little more than nArnrlen.ml
reviews. An innovation is now Inaugurated,
which, Irom cxnrtrslons heard, la llkelv
te be attended with satisfactory re
sults, and become permanent, by
which tbe Uniformed Rank will meet sepa
rately later In the season. While this re
moves much of the leetive sspect from the
meeting of the Grand Lodge, business Is ex
'pedited, tbe sesrlon shortened, and expenses
to subordinate lodges all over the Slate less
ened. Under arrangements made, the Grand
Lodge formed in the Arcade at 9 30 this
morning, when the column was made up iu
the following order:
Col. Wm. Moore nnd Adjt. J. O. Walker,
Pioneer Corps of l).vn. n Six.
Dig Six Bind.
Division Six, U. It., K. ol P., 28 Knightp,
. Division No 4 1, U. It., K.ol P., 28 Knights,
Grind Lodge ot Ohio, K. of P.
Umcers or Urand Lodge.
Moncrielfe Lodge, No. 33, K. ot P.
Tbe procession moved bv Hicrb. Llmmlnnr
Haln, Yellow Springs, West High and Mar
ket streets to the ball and place, ol meeting,
where the divisions were dismissed, the oth
ers en turlne the halL The naradewaa hiirhlr
creditable, belter marching and maneuver
ing than that done by Divisions 0 and 41
nefer having been seen upon onr streets.
Large crowds at all points greeted the
Knlj.hU, tbe fine bearing and substantial ap
pearance of the Grand Lodge being every-"
where rcmaiked upon. After reatinir a liw
minutes, ' the assemblage in tbe hall was
rapped to order at 10:30 by Chancellor Will
Wigner, ot Moncrielle, w! o introduced Mayor
'James P. Goodwin, bv whom the iddrrai nf
welcome was delivered. The mayor spoke as
Orand Chancellor, Members of tbe Oblo Grand
Lodge, Knights of I'jthiut
It Is with great pleasure that I, on behalf
of our citizens, bid you a most hearty wel
come to our ciiy. We are ever ready to re
ceive, welcome and entertain, in tbe best man
ner known to u, tbe stranger within our
gates, be it one or thousands, and we are
specially pleased to receive and welcome all
such bodies as our own, having for its primal
ol ject the betterment of humanity.
We are pleased and we appreciate tbe honor
that our city was selected by you as tbe plate
in wbkh to spend tho time allcted for your
dtlibe.ations, and trust that your consult i
tion and stay with us will have tbe happiest
issue and result pleasantly for you as our
guests, and to tbe growth and prosperity of
Kver since we have bad history we have
the intormatlnn tt-.itt tl am liava avta.u.l
onranlKAtlnna wrrit In thfr natu-a h..1 nn
some principle or legend, with rites and cere
monies, and to the benefits and honors no
man was entitled, unless he was duly quail
fied by passing through the course of prepara
f'jTbis fact exhibits two peculiar trails of
mnnlrlnit hn nntt ilia. k. I- u .. 1 I
.... ...., ..w WUU ,u. mo .a m Dut'ni Wlli
and craves tbe company of his kind, and If
or any reason barrier has been placed be
tween him and them he seeks by obligations,
rites and ceremonies to reestablish this inti
Second. He is well aware ol his weakness
and mortality, bis liability to be stricken
down utterly helpliss at any hour, and the
need ot sume true" and lallh'ul brother to
soothe his bed ol pain, hilp blsdeslitutlon, or
make his dying moments easv by the assur
ance that his loved outs shall not bo left with
1 be order ol which you are the representa
tivts preeminently fulfills muu's desires in
the direction indicated, taking lor its founda
tion Friendship, Charity aud Bcnevoltnre,
nnu us uhuio iiuiu iuui most nooie example
nf frlenfllhtn (hA rinlhf.ll.. .In. f n...n..
ai d Pytbiai', familiar to every school hoy.
iuc Kruniu ui juur oruer auests me wisdom
ol its tounders and that tbey built wisely and
waII Wlllitn u CftnrA nf i.im vt, l,oa I.,,;.
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a structure that challenges admiration and
Mirprise, me youngest or tne recognized
secret organizations bas already cast its lance
Into tbe lists to combat lor the suprrniscr,
Tbe future of the order is indeed blight,
juduti g Irom tho character and standing of
tt e members of Moncrielfe Lodee. No. .13
They are all young men, cntbuslus'lc aud
.rogievoj they love the order aud are
lutnesttd In Its g owih. After a while the-e
lll be the subitaulial and Influential men ot
I he community made so by tbe experience
Jt nt age glr s tbey will s ill be members ot
this organlzition. Tbu iulluer.ee they exert
will be felt by those lomlug alter tl em in tbe
aitlve work ot the Lodge; and ibis is not only
the case here but elsewhere, and this is what
is so promising in your ord r and will n.ako
it an orgatiizu'i n not only ixempliling the
bigbe-tdegueol trend hip, chanty aud bemv
olence but an orgatiu.au u that many will
And new again I bid you ubi'aity welcome
toourdty aud it is our sincere hope that
yiur m etlog bete will he to pleasant and
pn fit"hle that at no di.txiit day will jou
again favor us with your I r.sot ce.
Alter tho apiihiti e with wlikh tbe.e re
marks were received ha subsided, Gran 1
Chancellor John 0. Burns respondcl, sub
stantlally as follows:
Youii Honob -To you, and through yo,
as the teproen alive aud othctal hi ad if tie
cillzeus uf Sprliiglbld, I ex'cod to iu and
thtin the thank ol till. Grand !.' d;je and ol
tbo Order of Knloh's ot Py hlas In the Hiale
of Ohio. Nearly 200 lodges and over 13,000
mAmlwra arrtiit tht hnail uliiv .it ilm Pli.m.
plou City, as teudeted tbrougli you, aud fay
t Via t lliai 1 144 lifters tliii sljv ni s l.i.la -..-... ......
buslnrsi body o(.lne Ordsr In Ohio, atad
ltl iMAlrthi AM tV U.lal.11 a.a.
intemtf of the Ordtr. OomeqoQtIr thl
tll bfl a tlllfAlv hnttnM tnaallK. JTj
flay will not be long at at similar meet
lags in other places. Our laws have under
gone some rhsnges. Our code Is more com
plete and the business accumulation of the
year bas been'tmall. However long or short
the session, 1 reiterate the statement thai we
know our stay will be made pleasant. Again
let me extend thanks lor the Invitation to
meet here and for this hospitable welcome.
The Orand Lodge wu then called to order
In executive session, and business proceeded
after all nenona not entitled t ha .i k.j
withdrawn from the room.
Divlsjon C, whose armory Is the old Masonic
hall, adlolulnsf the hall In wlil-li ii.. i...j
Lodge slls, having male ample preparation,
Is kieplng "open house" io Pythian Knights
and other friends, and their hospitality has
been accepted numerously, the lemonade,
sandwiches, rich cake, fruit, cigars, etc., find-,
log appreciative retention after the n.M. '
The following are the offltert present at this
session or tbe Grand Lodge)
Walt-rB. Richie. Past Grand Chancellor,
Lima; John O, Burns, Orand Chancellor,
Mansfield; Alden P. Balterfield, Vice Grand
Chancellor, Cincinnati; J, Daniel Knerr,
Grand Prelate, Dayton j J. W.Coli, Grand
Master ot Exchequer, SprinsSeld; W. B. Ken
nedy, Grand K. of B. and S, Cincinnati;
Charles 11. Bach. Granit Heater .t' l.. m
cinnati; E. W. Stephenson. Orand Inner
Uuard, Tiffin Charles A. PenU, Grand Outer
Guard, Canton James F. Shumate, Supreme
ftetircfentjlllre ITrhane. W.D.. n Dl.1.1.
Supreme Kcpreeent itlve, Lima.
The fillowtng newly-elected o'fficers will be
Installed at this session:
Grand Cha-cellor, Alden Pi Bulterfield, ol
Grand Vice Chancellor,,!! J. Dowdsll, of
Orand Prelate, Will K. Uadcllff. of Oleve
land. . t ' j
Graud Matter ol Exchequer, J. W. Coles, o'
Grand Keeper ol Records and Seal, W. B.
Kennedy, of Cincinnati.
Grand Master at Arms, S. A. Courts, of
Grand Inner Guard, flh.. W Thn...
Oraud Outer Guard, F. M. Sanborn, of
Sunreme npnrppntettA p tl n r. r
Sliumate, of Ui liana.
Sir Knight S. 0. Cboritoo, of Colnmbus,
editor ani publisher ot "Toe Knight," Is a
delegate at this meeting, and is reporting
pn feedings for his paper.
Tbis allernoon the Grand Lodge was taken
on a tour fo puints of interest about the city,
visiting the principal factories, public build
Tbe Order or Knights of Pythias was
founded at Washington near'tbe close of the
war, in 1864. bv Justus H. Rethhone r.
growth lias been rapid snd remirkable, prov
ing me intrinsic wor.b and stability of its
principles. In 180C there were four Imleva
and 370 members. In 1868 there wee 187
lodges nnd 34,624 members, aad in 1883 a
total of 1,048 lodges and '139230 members.
Tbe Uniform Rank IrWiifty separate from
tbe Lodge, yet of It, and the Endowment
Rank from both.
This morning's session was devoted to dla.
trlbutlon of reports and reference of work to
committees. Tbe G. L. Rank was coolerred
on representatives and Past Chancellors from
various portions of the State. Tbis afternoon
committees are considering business assigned
to them. The O. L meets again at 9 o'clock
tomorrow morning. The number ol daths
in the jurisdiction for the year bas been 69;
number of expulsions for cause, 27; which,
ou of a membership of 13,000, shows a good
moral tone in existence in the Older. Twelve
new lodges have been instituted and one re
stored within the vear. and three rWl.r.
surrendered. The total membership in the
oiaie Apm i, mas, was 13,059, an increase
of 1,158 since the beginning ol the year.
Visit be Bro. J. U. Bathbone.
The present session of Ohio Grand Lodge
will be especially memorable because of the
visit thereto of Bro. Justus II. Ratbbone, ot
Washington, D. 0., founder of the K. of P.
Order. A telegram received from that gen
tleman at noon states be will arrive in tbe
city Irom the East at 6:10 this evening, and
he will be tbe special guest ot Supreme Vice
Chancellor Howard Douglas, who Is in attend
ance, registered at the Arcade. The event
bas special significance, it Is hinted, as will
be explained later, and tbe visit is regarded
as a high honor. Divisions 6 and 44 are un
der orders to turn out and receive tbe distin
Onerous Incoming; OIHolals' Duties.
Ft rybedr concedes that tbe new department
ard gurern mental ottUlalswIII all have to work
faithfully or skip. Tbli meana brain acMvltv,
vital force and physical endurance. Tomfoolerv
Uurrv's Puua Mair Wuiskkv ran poailblv meet
tbe t roper requirement, ot any reliable and re
spectable werker who wuld remain In reputable
circles, It Is a perfect protecoion from, aid cure
for, tbe daageri el pneumonia, typhoids, diph
theria, and such quick diseases as threaten office
""'kera every, day. The best grocers and drug.
gluts will supply it at II a botUe.
TORNADO IN THE WEST.
Dwellings and tiaras Rwept Away anal a
Number or Persons Killed by Lightning
Damage at Mitchell, Ont.
Oakland, III., May 28. During thl
storm of Sunday night the residence ot
Abe Wlngles, seven miles northwest of hers
was struck by lightning and Mrs. Wlnglat
was klllod. Mrs. Van Vara, her slster-ln,
law was stricken down and Is unconscious.
Mr. Wlngles and two of the family wet
A special from Fergus Falls, Minn., sayi
rring a heavy thunder storm Saturday
Ight lightning struck a barn twolve miles
from there, killing Charles Gunwold aad
Ar.Tnv. Mav oa nm.i it.. . ..
. -r -- """. " ""V waa siruca
jy a tornado Sunday evening which did
damage to tho amount of several thousand
dollars. The day had been hot and sultry,
and about six o'clock the sky was suddenly
overcast with threatening clouds. The
storm burst from tho southwest, sweeping
across the river with terrlfio fury. Soveral
large buildings on the rivor front were dam
agod, some of them seriously. Wooden
awnings, fences and shade trees were blown
pwn, in all directions. The minor losses
throughout the city will aggregate a large
amount, and it ts feared the damage la the
low lands across the river was serious. In
many Inatonces largo planks and timbers
were carried great distances.
Mitoiikm, Ont., May 23. A heavy
Uiundea storm passed over this section Stm-
flav AVPtllnv .Tnlin Thn..,Hnn.l. i
.V..u i ,T . . """" "muimuhb uam was
struck by lightning and a hired man killed.
The bouse of John McKensle, at Harris
town, was also struck by lightning and
badly wrecked. Tho Inmates escaped tin
s'1., ""r'stown Is threatened with Inun
J" Tho river Is rising and the bridge
. rai uutiuu away.
FROM THE NORTHWEST.
Alarming Reports Itecardlng Big Bear's
Force-He will Make a, Htanrt at Hlg
anu-i-onnaaiaer will Surrender Un
conditionally. Coloarbt, N. W. T., Slay 20. Alarm
ing reports are current regarding the number
of Big Bear's men. The delay In the ad
vance against him has enabled him to draw
recruits from etery tribe in the district, and
restless spirits nnd young braves hate left
their own chlers and Joined him. He is re
ported to have a rorceof 800, all fairly well
armed. Ho ha butchered all his cattle and
dried the meat, and Is well supplied with
provisions. I Io declares that ho w 111 make a
"'"i'i"!'!0 M8ll"K between Frog Lake
and Fort Pitt
General hlrnngo's command has begun the
advance. Ho has 340 Infantry and a
mounted force of 160 men. Big Bear is 100
BAWXRFotiD, N. W. T., May 20. Gen
eral MIddleton, with his rees, arrived Sun
Jay night Father Cochin has come In from
Poundmaker, who agrees to surrender un
conditionally. Since Thursday the Indians
have been coming In and giving themselves
up. Poundmaker has with him about 2,000
euuis, iirciuuuig joriy nau-oreods. The re
bellion is practically over.
TermontTllIe, Mien., Visited by a Deatroo
Uve m Pork racking Factory Horned
Vbbmontviixk, May 86. Saturday mid
night this village was visited by adestruc
Uto Are; $16,000 worth of property wdk
totally destroyed. The fire orlgnated from
tho explosion of a kerosene lamp. Before
Tt,A fla-MIM. aarAVA Jt...... . .1 a
.v iuu -ma uiavuvereu tne ure tiad I
gained such headway that nothing could I
save either building or stock. The exnloslon I
of a keg of gunpowder Ignited the adjoining I
imuuiugs ana soon nurnea tne wliolo block,
with the exception of four stores; Insurance
Memphis, May 28. Seessel, Armlstead
Co.'s pork packing establishment was de
stroyed by fire yesterday morning. Loss
25,000; fully Insured.
Alliance, May 20. Late Saturday
night a freight and oil train on the C. A P.
Kallroad broke Into three parts near Roots
town station. Tho sections came together
again with great force. Eight cars were
smashed. The oil taking fire, consumed the
cars, oil, ties and telegraph poles. Trains
were delayed nineteen hours. Loss $20,000.
PRESBYTERIAN CENERAL ASSEMBLY.
Address of Rev. Dr. It. II. Allen, Secre
tary of the Freed men's Aid Society
Home Startling Figures nnd Facte.
CmciNKATf, May 20. At the session ot
the Presbyterian General Assembly yeettar
day morning, Her. Dr. R. H. Allen, Secre
tary of the Froedmen's Aid Society, made
strong speech following tho presentation of
tho report of that society. To Illustrate his
remarks ho had hung on the wall, back of
the platform, a map twenty feet long by
iweive ioei wide, snowing tho ratio of black
to white population In tho Southern States.
It was a very startling map, and when ex.
plained by the earnest speaker made I
strong and lasting Impression.
Here are few of his significant facta
Twenty years ago, at tho close of the war,
there were In the Southern States 8,947,00.
colored people, and now there are more thai
7,000.000. Then there were In Mlsslsslpp
820,000 negroes, now 650,000; then then
were In South Carolina 400,000, now mort
than 600.000. Fire hundred colored babies
are born In the United States every day.
The colored population of the United States
doubles every twenty years; the white popu
lation only once In thirty-five years. Eight
years will not have passed before the negroes
will be In a numerical majority In some ol
the Southern States.
.uAttll?..?rescnt " ot Increase In 1985,
there will Kn cm nnn iwui .ht,A .. . ...l
tti. C...7T . .r?'" .." iopiom we
. "' ,. . "na .kw,ooo colored peo
ple. Die day Is not far distant when It will
be a physical impossibility to continue the
present practical disfranchisement of tho
colored people of the Southern States. In
South Carolina the colored roan has bought
and paid for 270.000 acres of land which he
Cultivates. Tn tlin Snulh h. ...-a .-
more than 191,000,000 of property. He Is
-" i". mm una puDiisntng ion news
papers, and yet of the 7,000,000 colored
people of this country more than 8.000 can
ot read nor write.
BBly Wilson, of Boston, Knock MerrUa
Thompson Ont In the First Round.
St. Paul, May 86. Undoubtedly the
best fight ever seen In tho Northwest, under
Marquis of Queensbnry rules, with regula
tion gloves, camo off last night between
Menrlne Thompson, of Cleveland, O., and
Billy Wilson (colored), of this city, at Mar
ket Hall, before 1,600 people. Wil
son Is twenty-two and came from Boston
six months ago. ne weighs 180 pounds.
He fought "Black Star" In Clarendon
Hall, New York, to a draw. Thompson
camo hnra pnftdAnf iiiaf t. ium i.
best his opponent After a few seconds ol
wary sparring Wilson hit Thompson a right
handed face blow which dazed him, but be
countered and knocked Wilson Into his cor
ner. Wilson returned with a right-hand
Wow behind tho ear and Thompson
fell to the floor like a stricken ox. He
attempted to arise but was knocked down
again. He made another effort to face his
man but was struck behind the car and fell
l'ke a bjK. face down, and perfectly insensi
ble. When time was called Thompson had
not recovered his senses and Wilson was de
clared the winner. The fight lasted ninety
Raising Funds for the Destitute Analysis
of the Water Show That It Is Unfit foi
MURPHV A BRO.
1 Lot All Wool
FRENCH DRESS GOODS,
Plait and Plaids,
FIFTY CENTS PER YABD,
Worth TGc to 85c. This Is a rare op
portunity to get a good dress for a lw
H ALBATROSS SUITINGS
Cream, Blue, Tan and liege.
NEW SUPPLIES OF
Exquisite sfjlcs and low price.
Plain, Stripe and Djmassc.
BLACK LACE NET
CENTIMRI KID CLOVES,
5 and 8 liuttoiis In pink, cream, lemon
and white. Full line or sizes lust
opened. WE ARE SOLE AGENTS
FOR THIS CITY OF 11IIS CELE
tnat tury ueiicrr the stay ol lUcjlr rrprrtfula.
lives will be made pleasant, not ouly hy the
mciinlipra f.ff Mlllif rlptfM l.puli.ii l.n. I il.
tltitros of your hospllable illy. This is the
The Senate Committee oa Tndlaa Attain
at Muskogee Creek Nation The Indlaai
Want the Negotatlon for the Furchaei
of tho strip Deferred Vatll Alter tSM
LiTTf.K Rock, Ark., May 20. Anlndlu
Territory special says the Senate Commlttoi
on Indian Affairs has arrived and Its visit It
creating Interest. The committee begsa
work at Muskogee Creek Natloa The mod
Important question, other than tho sal M
Oklahoma and the Cherokee Strip, will bt
territory Is being overrun by whiten, claim
lng Indian blood. Many hundreds: havsj
been declared Intruders and ordered to leave,
but tho Interior Department has Interfered
and prmcntecj fnelr ejectment
The proposed sale or lease of the western;
portion ot their territory is being warmly
discushcd. An outright sale la generally
opposed, but its advocates claim It la gaining
ground. In the Cherokoe Natloa there Is
wide diversity ot opinion, and a communi
cation signed by many leading Cherokee
has been sent to the Iresldent, asking him
to defer sending the special committee, who
will negotiate for tho purchase of the terri
tory, until after the election of the new
Legislature In August, so the measure can
be brought before the people and be deliber
ated during the campaign.
Although there is no decided stand yet
taken by the leaders of tbe Ove tribes, who
must nnito on a decision. This opinion pre
vails that Iiushyhead, principal chief of the
Cherokees, aud J. M. Herman, chief of the
Creeks, favor a sale. McCurtau, Governor ot
liin PlirwtfAWB la etat mM n h. In ..Mu
-uk rh "? " rr- vt
...m. uiuvuuicut hi uiapusa os uss)
Investigating the Cincinnati Fire.
OmcnnrATi, May M. The Coroner's In
quest on the victims of the Sixth Street fire
was continued yesterday momlng. Mr. Sul
livan, proprietor of the printing works, was
examined. He said; "I never had been
notified to put np fire-escapes. Six weeks
ssjo tha girls were sent upstairs to do some
folding during rush work. Before that the
upper uuur nan ocen usea ior storage. I
employed on an average ten girls, and dur
ing tbe last two weeks only, hae had a
number of extra girls; Beten, I think. I
have heard it stated that tho ladder did not
reach the roof, but It does. I told the girls
a doien times if fire should break out to
take to tbe roof. If the girls had got on
the table they could have reached tho roof
without the ladder, the distance being only
three feet nnd six Inches."
Poisoned From Eating I'oke Root.
Whekuno, W. Va., May 26. James
Joyce, William Garvin, Patrick Harrison,
John Carney, Robert Lynch and Andrew
Wright and his brother, ull boys, found and
ate on Wheeling Island yesterday aquantity
of poke root and were almost Immediately
taken violently 111. Gan In fell fainting into
the river whence ho was with difllculty res
cued. Jojco ran up the hank to the street
ami uieu on vim pavement in great agony.
Garvin lies at homo In convulsions that will
end In death, and tho other boys aro 111 but
not In a dangerous condition.
The Man Who Swallowed the Silver Dollar.
MiLWAUKKtc, May 38. Alexander Hlls-
bard, who swallowed a slher dollar soeral
weeks ago, Is getting along much better
man was expected artor such a ixjcullar and
dangerous accident Ho Is not confined to
his room at present, although his throat
pains him considerably. He euts what ho
wants In addition to being on a regular diet
of flaxseed throo times n day. Ho has lost
nine pounds of flesh In the last eleven da) a.
Verdict In the llroolclyn Horror,
Nkw Yohk, May 38. Yesterday after
noon the Jury In the Inquest ocr tho lives
lost at tho State Stieet factory fire, Brook
lyn, came In with four crdlcts. Georgo W.
Abbott tho agent: John McDermott tire
carpenter; Frank Miller, tho honso mover,
and 1'eter Watger, the mason, were censured
for not taking proper precautions to avert
80,000 Worth or I'atent Medicine Relied.
Montkkai, May SO. The custom olU
elals hero have seUed $80,000 worth of pat
ent limllnlliH fimmriixfl liv f fl A . a.
Company, of Lowell, Mass., and entered
here, It is alleged, under its value at the
tmw w suii'incut. juurv ujill'lisivu BeizsWBS)
ssjt) slated to be oe the taste.
Hungry Joe" Rent Vp for Five Years.
Nkw Yoiik, May 20. "Hungry Joe,"
the celebrated bunko stcerer, with a dozen
aliases, who attemplisl to defraud Oscar
Wilde whllo here, and who snatched 60
from the hands of a wealthy gentleman
named Joseph Itumsden, ot Manchester, En-
Sland, plead guilty )esterday, and was Mat
i prison for five yean.
PrntADKLrniA. May 20. The commit
of citizens appointed to raise funds for th
relief of tho sufferers at Plymouth, Pa.,
met yesterday at the Mayor's ollloe. Mr.
A. J. Drexel, the treasurer of tho fund, re
ported tnat tno contributions up to noon
amounted to 810,452.41. A report fromthe
infected district showed that the whole
number of cases In the borough since the
epidemic started was 905 with a total of 55
deaths. At present there are 2.14 convales
cent In the town. The whole number of
destitute families Is 240.
An anal) sis of two Jugs of water taken
from the river and from a well showed that
both the waters were unfit for either drink
ing or culinary purposes. The examination
of this wafer awakens surprise, not that
many are sick In Plj mouth, but that any
Should bfl Wftll. PnllpA RlirffAnn TTrAnnt.
Dr. Shakespeare, of the Philadelphia Hos
pital, left for Plymouth esterday to inquire
into the wants of the aflllcted people.
The Epidemic at Farla Roads, Pa.
PrrTsnoBon, May 28. The cpidemlo at
Paris Roads, Pa., Is spreading. Another
child of Nicholaa Truax, who had already
lost two children, Is not expected to recover.
Llda Gardner, the step-daughter of Kennedy
Truax, who lost five children, and whose
wife Is insane, Is not expected to live. At
iianiin-s station the entire Bilderback fam
ily and another family were attacked. A
prominent New York City physician arrived
at Paris Roads yesterday momlng and held
a consultation with Dr. Hill and other local
physicians. He pronounces the disease
Black-Tongue Diphtheria, and says it is the
most violent ho has ever known. Fears are
entertained In the neighborhood of Paris
Roads that the epidemic will becomo gen
eral. Stove Foundry Closed.
Albany, May 28. Rathbone, Jard ft
Co., discharged 170 men yesterday morning
and their stove foundarfe will tv .hm
down. The men objected to the Berkshire
system and after a consultation each molder
agreed to discharge his "berk" or helper.
The shops were .then opened without help
ers and tho firm thereupon discharged the
The Wealeyan College to be Changed Into
' a University.
BOSTON. May 20. A Cincinnati ann-lat
to the Herald states that a meeting, last
week, of the alumni of the Cincinnati Wes
Ieyan College, which is said to be the first
collego over established for women, It was
resohed to change the college Into aunt-
vpraltv for thn lilfrltnr A.liiAali..,. n a.....
-. j .-. ..v ...B... . utuvHuuu ut nuincii.
The plan contemplates a large endowment
to be raised by subscription in the giving ol
Instruction of professional and technical
studies, Including surgery and medicine,
The Board of Bishops approved the plan,
and committees were appointed to conclude
Consolidation of Ohio Railroads.
Columbus, O., May 28. It Is reported
here that the syndicate backing the proposed
consolidation of the Columbus Hocking
Valley A Toledo and the Ohio Central rail
roads, fntand tn mirohaon n s.nii-Aiiii.. in.
terest In tho Michigan A. Ohio road, which
would give the line a direct communication
with ports on Lako Michigan. The line of
the Ohio Central, extending from JConilng
Jo Charleston, W. Va., will, It Is said, alsr
be purchased and madu a part of the system.
Claims to nave Jumped from llrooklyn
Nkw Yoiik, May 25. A man named
Prank I.Ivlnirston claims to havn inmiw
fromthe Brooklyn bridge on Ft iday night
Ho backs his assertion with the statement
of friends who claim to have witnessed the
ftiat hilt tllA atnrv la Tint owinrflllv gnAUA
The bridge officials scout tho report, anr
an; mu mat cuuiu never nave Deen oom
without their knowledge.
IIusIdcss .Failure, ,
CiNcnnUTi, May 20. The Simpson dt
Gault Manufacturing Company has assigned
fcr tbe bcMtU of eradltora, T '-WHit
PLAIN AND HANDPAINTED.
NOVELTIES IN LADIES HOSE,
NEW LACE HOSE, and many
other new goods.
48 & 50 Limestone.
JJ May 40, 37, as, ! unci 30 aud Saturday
THE FAIRY OPERA..
THE NAIAD QUEEN
Vk WAJHIE4Taction of mod-
- MIH renderel byorer three hundred
and flttv performers in therlchtst aad most ele-
irn rnatnina ova. ,u.ni... i .. . .
. .... v,v uioj'iacu uu me American
Wonderful Mechanism and Marvel
ous Aerial Effects.
No description cao convey au Idea of thia
Trices, 73, 60 and 23 cents.
BLACK'S OP Bit A 110UBE.
Thuratlay Evening, May 28.
REV. DR. A. G. DYERS,
(Secretary of the Board of State Charities of
Ir. Byers Is known throughout the United
Stales for his irora in prhon reform. He Is re-
VArddil nit nna f iliilnl 1. I - s.. . . .
... i . T ' " "i'H'i 'eciurars, ana nis
bui Ject is one ol the moot inienie interest.
Admlseton 28, 39 and SO Cents. Reserved
eeata liownu eale at Hie uaual plaeea.
. M LLINEHY.
IVa Vi a va sam a an l. f-a-.ii
i v Bir Biruic .am unrgstlUB MJ UUt?r IUO peOpIQ
of -prlnnfleld ihUWeek to look outlorioine-
Lllll.Cf I SI 111. a mui at almn.l haII. I ., . a
- ' w svi aiiuuov uuiuiujj.
50c. aad 75c. hate lor 24c. $1.00 aud.
$1.50 hate for 75c.
Wh do not tell the people to wait for new goods,
but have Ihcm now and all Ilia time, and at prices
that none can compete with.
ttemeuibcrwe carry m mill) goo Is as all the
stores in -prlnglicld combined,
J. E. EHRENHART.
The Russian Corvette Strelok.
Nrw Yohk, May 21). The Russian cot
jetto Strelok, lylnjr at anchor in the North
Rler, was vlsluni hy a force number of per
sons Sunday who were cordially recehed by
U. flfltuM n II.. .LI- T .1 . . ..-
-. ....a 4 .,, ,,,. JU ul0 morning tin
vessel was crow ded with visitors to witness
the Greek smloa and enjoy the excellent
Melng of the sailors' choir.
Another Victim or the Explosion.
Bykacusk, May 20. Captain Charles
Klnne, who was scalded Saturday night la
the explosion on tho pleasure Btcamer John
Oreenvtay, uio.1 Sunday. Anthony Klnne,
tbe engineer, will probably die before night
It Is said that tho boiler has been unsafe foi
Mine time. An Imratlgatlon will be made.
Hel4 for Harboring Abe lloaaard.
,a HvcSF?t ?' Mtty M--Tlio nine re
Ideuta of Welsh Mountain recently arrested,
JilUi harboruig Abe Buztard, were given s
hearlns yesterday moraine, and all wen
discharged with the exception of Mart Bus
tard and Henderson Vsisjaill bo wmt
fcound over far trial.
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