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SPRINGFIELD, OHIO, THURSDAY EVENING, MAY 28, 1885.
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1 Volum XXXI.
OWEN BROTHERS I
Wasiiiwitok, May 28. Ohio Valley and
Tfonessee, locil ruins and partly clouilr
weather, vnrlablo winds, generally from eatt;
stationary temperature. Lower lake region,
fair weather, easterly winds, stationary tem
perature. Two days Isn't any more than time enough
to think about, shop about, and buy a Grand
Army suit. Suitable suits for Grand Army
purposes may lie easily arranged to suit other
purposes as well, by simply exchanging the
buttons. Two sets ol buttons accompany
each blue suit; one brass, bearing the mono
gram O. A. It., the other not, and one set of
p-lcea for everybody. Can every other dealer
say as much? From $0 to $10, to $12, to
$1& ; we make them all ourselves. Sepvate
panls or separate tests to match.
Men's $10 suits. In ordinary every day
shopping, you rarely find suits of good ma
t.rlal, cut shapely, well trimmed and well
made at tills price. You are not educated to
expect it, j on are lead to believe they are not
ta begot under $12 to $1A by those dealers
who supply themselves from jobber's assort
ments. You might then, le somewhat sur
prised to find here suits, good suits, for $10.
Lot 7001, men's dark brown corkscrew
suits $10. Lot 7569, gray mixed Scotch suit
$10. Lot 7727, fancy brown mixed cassl
merc suit $10. Lot CGOli, heavy gray mixed
uuslmere suit $10. Lot 1G50, tine dark
mixed Scotch coeslrnero suit $10. Lot 1313,
fine brown basket striped cupslmere suit $10.
Lot 445 i, handsome light pincheck cassimere
suit $10. Lot 0249, black corkscrew worsud
suit $10. Suits for less, for more, and more
to see are here, whatever expenditure. Kx
pect to find more for your money among
storks mid direct from mill to consumer.
Suits lor $12 are shown in a dozen different
Generous spring overcoats, overcoats you
wouldn't fed ashamed to wear. They have
the material, the cut, the sewing, the seams,
the fine dress look, the prices you can afford,
$9, $10, $11, $12, and every price guaran
teed 20 per cent, under any competition.
Suits fur large men, (out fixes). New lines
enmo Irom taitory jesterday In sizes 41, 44,
45, 4fl, 47, 18. None larger need apply un
less wishing a suit to measure.
While niic (lit scart ties for men.
"Oompullou Is the Uleof trade." We go four
Utter aud will at nil times give ihe most of
Kinds lur the hast In money. See to-day's
west window lor pro if.
Hoy's sbiri waists, it con I used medly of
vmigatid patterns. How many? Two,
threo lliuii'and to ecu quick or examine at
your leisure. I'asp, chop, come again and
buy, or buy from first tight. The price re
mains always the same; 25c to $1.50, many
between, no equals outside.
Hats to be well thought of should be seen
from right standpoints. Where are bats
more numerous? Where are buyers more
plenty? Where else do you find dollar hats
Springfield's Only Manufacturing Clothiers
and Ketailers at Wholesale Prices.
Demino, N. M., May 28. Thirty Indiana
have passed near here headed for Mex
ico with the cavalry In close- nursult Thai
bodies of five American killed by the In
dians were found at Blue River Monday.
Tho stage running from Eagle to Grafton
mining ''amp In tho Black Range, has not
been heard from and It Is supposed that tt
has been taken by tho Indians.
Tho bodies of tho murdered men were
found about six miles north of Grafton, still
warm. Moroland was shot several times,
and when found was lying on his back with
an Iron roil driven through his headlntofhej
ground. Frank Adams, son of Gaorga
Adams, ranchman, Is supposed to be killed
also, as his hat was found near the bodies
of tho dead men.
Colonel Morrow and the San Carlos scouts
are in the vicinity of the Black Range, and
Colonel Blddle, with a battalion of the
Sixth Cavalry, Is around nilhboro. Lien
tenant Davis, with sixty White Mountain
Apache scouts, Is on the trail of the rene
gades. News has arrived from Alma, that the
Apaches havo killed there an old man
named Benton, two brothers named flatter,
Peto Anderson, Jim Montgomery, M. E.
Bmltli, W. J5. loon, a partner oi air. Har
ris, name unknown, and a number of oth
ers, who cannot bo Identified.
A letter received here says that twenty
four bodies have been found within a radi
us of twenty-four miles.
Tho wounded reported at Alma are: John
Walworth, Tom Welsh and a woman. Mr.
Woods, Mr. Poland, Tom MeKinney
and Mr. Baxter were camped eighteen miles
abovo Hot Springs. During the absenco of
Woods anil Poland tho camp was attacked.
On their return they found Baxter murdered
and MeKinney mlHsing. Poland started for
the flila Kivcr to warn citizens. lie was
shot at on tho way, but got through and the
cow-bovson the Gila are now well armed
and prepared for an attack. Tho troops
mado a forced inarch from Pleasanton and
Intercepted tho Indians, who were beginning
to raid the Gila settlement
Tho Indians have been driven back to the
range. The troops are doing splendid work.
At ono tlmo they marched one hundred
miles without making a camp for two dajs
and nights. They were attacked Sunday,
after being a long time without food ot
water, but In their famished condition they
charged up a hill, put tho redskins to flight,
and captured 2,000 rounds of ammunition
wd several ponies. ,
World's Convention of Insurance
Agents at Chicago
Denounce the New Insurance Law
Cattle Plague at Bloomlngton, Illi
nois. World's Convention of Inanrnnee Agents.
Cmciao, May 28. The agents and general
managers of fire Insurance companies from
all over the country and parts of Europe are
In sestlon, nearly 200 being In attendance.
Kugene Corry, Western Union insurance or
ganization, presided. It was announced as
the chief object ol the meeting to decide
what action to take In regard to the new
Ohio law, prohibiting Local Hoards and (,'orc
pacts. It was tostlgatcd, it was said, by Homer
White, local agent of the Royal and London
and Lancashire, at Zinesvltle, Ohio. Mr.
White was requested to join the local board
In his town, but refused. One of the com
panies which he represented being informed
of the fact, insisted upon his becoming a
member. This compulsion on the
part of the company annoyed him
to such an extent that he determined to
have vengeance. He accordingly Induced,
It was alleged, Mr. O'Neill, who represented
bis district In Ihe State Legislature, to intro
duce the obnoxious bill, wblcb finally became
a law. There was a good deal of discuss on
over the bill and it was threatened that unhtri
It was repealed two ngeocirs would be with
drawn. The whole matter, generally, was
referred to a committee of seven, which will
report to the meeting today.
From Illoonilngtou, Illinois.
Dloominuton, Ills, May 2H Within the
past week, on the farm ol Owen Means, Say
brook, this county, a number of apparently
healthy cattle have fallen dead, as If fiom
heart disease. The dljease appears to be con
tagious, but its nature la not yet dearly de
fined. The Presbyterian General Aaitembljr.
Cincinnati, May 28. The Presbyterian
General Assembly, this morning, appointed a
committee of five Elders to consider a plan
for raising $150,000 to liquidate the debts of
the Home and Foreign Mission Boards.
A committee consls log of John
Stevenson, of Philadelphia, C.DrTJrake,
Washington, D. C, and K. Van Renselaer,
New York, was appointed in accordance with
the resolution offered at a meeting of Riders
to raise $200,000 as an additional endowment
to the Board lor ministerial relief.
The special con, mil tee which was ap
pointed to consider overtures on the irat.gler
of the Hoard of Misflnns for Freed
men to that of Home Missions, leported
against such Iranster. Laid over fur discuss
ion. Overture on reduced representation have
been answered In the affirmative. The cllVcl
or this is to reduce the s ze ol the Assemblj
by 130 members
The standing committee on Board ol Edu
cation reported total receipts of board lor thi
year were $7 J.723. It bepan the year with a
debt ot $17,000, which has been reduced to
$G,000. It has under its rare 19'J students
42 more than last year.
So It Uoea.
Boston, May 28. A few years ago Mary
It ebe came to Boston from an Ohio town and
created a favorable Impression In musical cir
cles by ber singing. She became a member
of the Ideal Opera Company. In December,
1880, Richard G. Haskill, a young man if
means and favorably known known in busi
ness circles, married Miss Met be, and they lived
among the aristocrats and wealthy residentsot
Ihe Hub. Not long after, there were
rumors they did not live happily together,
and It was soon known that the young wile
had deserted her borne. Yesterday Mr.
Haskell appeared before Judge Allen, and
asktd for a divorce, claiming la have lound
Mrs. Haskell, in March, 1881, in the room ol
a Mr. West, at a hotel In New York. Mrs
Haskell made no defense.
Kucounter with Iuillttus.
Silvkii City, Idaho, May 28. A report
has reached here that a small detachment o1
the Tenth cavalry encountered Chief Geroni
mo aud his band ot Apaches in Cook'scanon,
through which the Indians were endeavoring
io escape to Mexico. The hostiles were
dr,ven back with a lots of four killed and
eight wounded. Two soldiers were killed
aud eight wounded.
Owing to the small number of troops, the
Indians were not pursued. This detachment
is trying to ellYct a junction with two com
panies ot the Fourth cavalry, when a pursul
will be made. The Apaches have been joined
by a number ol Utts and Navajoes, and a
band composed ot nearly 200 warriors of In
dlans retreated toward Diamond creek, where
a band numbering nearly 100 preceded them.
Western Mall Association.
Cincinnati, May 28 Hudson, one ot the
members 1 1 the Western Nail Association,
which met yesterday and declined to reveal
Its proceedings, says the discussion was upon
the scale picsented by the Amalgamated As
sociation and by the United American Na'l
Astoclallou. The proposition was declined
and work would shut down next Saturday
Paiiis, May 28, The Communists are pre
paring to make another demonstration this
alterooou. 'I he government thinks it neces
sary to take special precautions against the
Communist outbreak at Victor Hugo's funer
al, next Monday. The Minis er of War has
ordered several regiments Irom the provinces
Jolikt, 111., May 28 Ling Ah Dwe, a
C'biuete convict, seutei.ccd for lite, Irom Chi
cago, in 1883, lor assasilnatlng a fellow
Celestial, has been declared Insane,
Manciustiii, O., May 28. Ashenliusl,
Roush k Co., millers and coal mirchanls,
bare assigned. Liabilities estimated at $05,.
000, assets $52,000.
Appointments-1'realdent Golnsj to Mew
Washinotoh, May 28. The President to
day appointed Collectors of Internal Revenue
as follows: Owen A. Wells, Third District
of Wisconsin John B. Maloney, First Dis
trict of Michigan. Postmasters commissioned :
John A, R. Varnor, Lexington, Ky.: Daniel
V. O'Lcary, Albany, N. Y.J Adelberl B.
Oompton, Delphi, Ind.; James D, Watson,
May field, Ky.
The President wilt leave Washington
for New York tomorrow night, and
will be accompanied by Secretaries Whitney
and Kndiiott and Postmaster General Vitas,
and b; Secretary Lamar, In case his health
will permit. Tho party expect to return Hun
day. Henry M. runnier Honored.
London, May 28. The Missionary Society
gave breakfast today to Mr. Henry M. Stan
ley, the African Explorer.. In bis address he
spoke of Livingston, recognizing In
him the type of noble and spiritual
manhood. He urged the society to be very
carelul about the kind of men it sent out as
missionaries to Alrira. "Do not," be said,
"send young men without first having taught
them the practical life necessary to success."
An Ola Story.
Ukand RAt'iiis, Mich., May 28.--John J.
VanLenven, millinery, has nslgned to J.
Edward Karle. Liabilities $35,000; assets
Klre In Arlrnnn.
PnaNlx, Ail.ona, May 28 A fire de
stroyed twelve buildings and contents here
yesterday. Loss $76,000; insurance $10,000.
New Yohk, May 28 ' Father had a good
nlpht and Is feeling very well this morning,"
said Colonel Fred. Grant this morui ng.
Government of Marseilles Taking Heaanres
to Prevent a Bepetition of the
The funeral of Victor lingo to Take Place
Next Monday Kmpernr William
SurfcrlnR From Intestinal
TOKPAmNO TO MRET A CIIOI.EWA. gCOtlHOR.
Paiiip, May 28. Dr. Troust has been sent
by the Government to Marseilles to advlso
upon measures for preventing a repetition
of last year's cholera scourgo. There aro
some Indications that tho authorities are
waking up to tho fact that cleanliness Is
what Is needed. Thcro havo been somo atp
tempts to render Marseilles and Toulon less
filthy, but they havo largely failed bocauso
of public Indifference
Tho Spanish Government's prohibition of
further Inoculations by Dr. Ferrari Is abso
Wtely duo to the fact that some persons who
had been subjected to the treatment died.
Dr. Ferran, however, points to the fact that
out of 0,000 persons Inoculated with cholera
germ the deaths, If any, have been so few
as to escape record. lie docs not see how
the Government Commission of Inquiry
now at work can fail to report favorably of
his s)stem in view of such results as these.
The d6elor)-bowever,-.camt- notbiiu&jibout
the result except from a humanitarian point
of view, and says that If the Spanish Gov
ernment will not let him save the people
from cholera In Spain, he will visit Paris
and London and expound the system In pub
lie there, hoping to secure Its adoption by
The Official Journal publishes a decree
restoring tho Pantheon to Its original use
a receptacle for tho remains of great men
and ordering that the body of Victor Hugo
be burled there. The funeral has been fixed
for Monday iiext, J mm 1.
IiONDOJV, May 28. It Is asserted that tho
English proposals recently made to Turkey,
providing for the occupation of tho Soudan
by Turkey, have been declined by the Porte.
This decision of tho Turkish Government
has caused much surprise hero, as It is
known that France assured Turkey that she
hail no objection to the proposed arrange
ment The failure of this plan Is now said
to be the reason for holding the Guards at
It Is reported In Berlin that a settlement
of the Afghan difficulty Is delayed by Rus
sia's demand for Zulfikar, a claim which
has the approval of Germany. It is also
stated that it It shall bo necessary to choose
an arbitration, Russia will Insist on having
tho King of Denmark, while England pre
fers tho Emperor of Germany.
Tho National Zellxing says that Lord
Roseberry while In Berlin expressed his
conviction that an early settlement would bo
arranged unless Russia oversteps her origi
It la stated In Government circles that
Lord Bdmund Fltzmaurlce, the Under Sec
retary of Foreign Affairs, will shortly re
sign because of falling health.
Bebtjh, May 28. Emperor' William's
condition which was reported Improved a
few days ago has received a serious check
and the Emperor is now suffering from In
Miss Cleveland Anawera Rev. Dr. Crosby.
New YonK, May 28. Tho Sun publishes
a long commentary by Miss Elizabeth Cleve
land, sister of tho President, upon Rev. Dr.
Howard Crosby's vvell.knownvlcws In favor
of temperance as ngalnst total abstinence.
Her text Is a paragraph by Dr. Crosby, In
which he remarks that It is as natural for
women to cry out against anything, short of
total abstinence, as It Is for her to wish that
there were no knives In tho world, becauso
her child has cut his finger off. Miss Cleve
land rebels at tho implied want of reason and
logic In women, and Justifies In Impassioned
terms the Instinct in women that leads them
to demand that the mad dog of Intoxicating
liquor shall not bo permitted to roam abroad
to poison and kill their children, their hus
bands, brotliers and fathers, and makes all
Murder at Kaat Liverpool, Ohio.
East LivtMtrom, O., May 38. Angus
Bratt, well-known citizen of this place,
shot and instantly killed Jeff O. Davis, of
Toungstown, O., at tho Barlow House, tills
city, Tuesday night Davis was hero on a
visit amUhu two mon were together dnring
the day and drank together early In tho eve
ning. Between nine and ten o'clock Bratt
entered Davis' room at his hotel and empt
ied tho contents of a live-shooter revolver
Into tho body ot Davis, any ono ot which
shots would have been fatal. Death was
almost Instantaneous. Bratt gave as his
reason for tho deed that Davis had Insulted
ills (Draft's) daughter. Ho surrendered
and will be tried at tho term of court now
lu session. Tho murderer has a wlfo and
several children. Tho murdered man has a
wife and two children In Youngstown.
Bt. Louis, May 28. fi no annual conven
tion ot the Wool Growers' Association mot
In tho hall ot tho Cotton Exchange yester
day, and was presided over by President
Hon. Columbus Delano, of Ohio. Sieeches
were made by Jerome Hill, President of tho
Cotton Exchange; George W. Allen, Acting
Mayor of tho city; General W. T. Sherman
and President Delano. Tho secretary's re
port was read and adopted, and tho present
officers wore re-elected by acclamation. Tho
convention Is very sllmly attended la far,
not mora than twenty-four delegate being
praatnt. but more are expected to arrive.
Foni-Btory Tenement Home fa Jtmj
Oftj Falls Burying the Inmate.
in the Debris,
Mtmt Feraons Killed and a Large Hatobea
Injured Accident Caused by BotUasj
Awar of rile on Whleh tha
Building was Balls.
LIST OF KILLED AMD atVBKoi
JnnsKT Orrr, N. X, May 87, A terrible
disaster, causing the loas ot four Uvea and
tho mora or less serious wounding of a num
ber of persons, occurred about :80 yesterday
morning. The tour families In Patrick An
derson's four-story tenement house, situated
on the west side of Colgate Street, Mween
First and Second Streets, were about their
usual avocations at that hour, when they
were startled by alow roar of eaenea at a
distance. Then followed the creaking of
timbers and the building began to tremble.
In another Instant, and before the new thor
oughly frightened occupants of theballdtng
coald realize what was happening, the build
lag collapsed. ,
It sunk down In the centre like a teto
scope, and a cloud of dust went up" in tbe
air. The shrieks of women and the ertea of
children, alarmed the neighbor, and the
vkslnfty was soon swarming with htrtasntty.
Strong hands and willing heart were
speedily engaged In the work of dragging
away the timbers, naming the living, and
taking out the dead. The scream id the
wounded, who were pinioned 'down and
crashed between the Umbers, were agpnutlng.
Immediately after the disaster an alarm
was given on the fire bell, and the firemen
quickly got to work and took out the dead,
the dying, and those who had by a miracle
escaped Injury. t
It has been learned at this writing that
four have been killed, three abildiea of Mr.
Anderson, the owner of the building, and a
young man named Hayes, aged seventeen.
Mrs. Anderson, who lived on the first floor,
had gone to tho grocery, to get something
for breakfast When she returned her boose
was wrecked and her three children, com
posing her entire fnmrry, dead. Ber hus
band, who Is the baker at the Snake Hill.
prison, was absent at the time. y
The eollopsed buHdtng was owned by Pat
rick Anderson, who, with his wife and five
children occupied the first-floor. Michael
Webb, wife and two children, the second;
John Coino, wife and fivo children, and
Patrick Corblu and fivo children jointly, oc
cupied tho third-floor. II. MeOIntey and
two children occupied the fourth-floor.
The killed are as follows: Mame; Ella and
Barney Anderson, aged respectively eight
months, eight years and ten years, Ander
son, the father, had just left the house for
kindling wood and his wife had preceded
bim a few moments to a neighboring gro
cery to niako purchases for the breakfast
The other victim was Michael Webb, a lad
of seventeen years, residing on the second
floor. He was crushed In a frightful man
ner, nearly every bono In his body having
been broken. r
Tho Injured, as far as can be learned, are
John Coyne, aged forty-eight years, badly
about the bead and face; Patrick Coyne,
aged nine, leg broken; Mary Coyne, aged
twelve, forehead badly cut; Bridget, Coyne,
aged thirty-three, badly bruised ' about the
body; Hugh McGlntey, aged twenty-five,
head and face badly cut; Mary Ann Mc
Glntey, aged twenty, slightly hunred about
tho body; LIzrie Hassey, aged", thirty-five
years, back badly hurt; Maggkv Anderson,
-seed tarehm. head and int h&e InlinwA.
The accident is attributed, to the rotsKg'
away oi uie pnes upon wnicn me nouse was
built All the Injured were cared for In the
various hospitals of the city.
A better type ot mantrap than the rickety
frame rookery that gave way could not be
found in any locality. The fact that tho
crash occurred on a calm, clear morning
proved the rotten condition of the structure.
'The firemen were astounded as titer hauled
away the half-decayed supxrtsot the floors
from the debris, and expressed themselves
as surprised to think that thestraetnre could
havo so long sustained the weight of so
The Chief of Police states that he was ex
pecting just such a disaster for a long time.
"Why," said he, "there are scores of shan
ties In and around that locality, tenanted by
numerous families. Just In about the same
condition as the one that felt This terrible
affair will, I hope, serve as a warning and
"hasten the authorities to adopt some means
by which any recurrence of such terrible
accidents may be prevented."
Mrs. Webb, whoso seventeen-year-old son,
iMichacl, lost his life by being crushed in
the ruins, Is terribly stricken by the loss of
her boy. Sho goes around like one bereft,
calling him by name and calling on God to
take herself out,ot the world. She stated'
that the first warning that she had
that the building was about to fall, came
to her In the noise of the crack
ing of one of the floor beams under the win
dow. "I ran down stairs," she continued,
"as fast as I could, and lust cleared the door
when the whole structure came tumbling
down about me. Tho last I remember of
ray poor boy was when he called out
'Mother, what la the matter? Where are
you going?' as I was rushing out"
The bodies were removed at once to tho
morgue, where they were laid out, awaiting
the arrival ot the Coroner. In and around
the morgue an excited crowd gathered,
clamoring for admission, but tho manager
refused to allow any person to enter not
having business in tho place.
Great sympathy Is felt for the fathersuid
saother of the Anderson family. They are
nearly frantic over the loss of their children.
The police formed a cordon around the ruins
of tho collapsed building, and no one was
allowed to approach tho ruins except the
tronien and thobocmplojed In clearing away
the debris. Tho Coroner will Immediately
summon a jury and hold an inquest
niltboitera Applying the Torch Im Cuba.
Havana, May 97. Llmbano Sancliez,
who leads the ftlltbustering party, which
landed on Cuban soil May 10, Is a negro,
who has won reputation as a daring partici
pant in former Insurrections. He has begun
a relentless use of tho torch, and the sugar
planters of the Santiago district are in
dixpalr. Ills band Is a small one, however,
and the Government troops now marching
to tho scene, will have little difficulty In
ov erpovv crlng Llmbano.
t An Attempted Murderer Suicides. fJSR
Wilkksiiakuk, Pa., May 88. Allan
Bmmin, a young farmer, shot at Caroline
Bolian, who had refused to marry him on
Tuesday. The bullet missed her, whereupon
he beat her over the head with the pistol
aud then lied toward the river. It Is be
lieved that ho drowned himself, as ho had
threatened to do so in case Miss Bohan
should reject him. The lady's wounds are
Chief l'oundmaker Surrenders.
Ciiioaoo, May 28. A dispatch from Bat
tleford says: Chief l'oundmaker and thirty
braves have surrendered to General Middle
ton at mklulght Tuesday, with 200 stand of
arms. They are now held a prisoner of
Kev. Oscar V, llrown Missing-.
Haw Yoiitf, May 28. Kev. Oscar F.
Brown, rector of tho Reformed Episcopal
Church of tho Redeemer, In West Fifth
Street, has been missing since Thursday last
He had been working very bard of late and
his wife thinks he has become demented.
Ho Is five feet four inches tall, slim, with
gray mustocho and long side wmstter. He
b forty-nluo years old.-
The Praabfterlana Continue Their Work
t Cincinnati Heport or Foreign Mia
slime Committee The Lutherans at liar
rlabnrg, Pa., and the United Freabt.
rlans at Topeka, Kan.
Cwcinwati, May 28. At the meeting
of the Presbyterian General Assembly the
Moderator appointed Rev. John Gillespie,
of Elizabeth, N. J., as vice Moderator. Tin
application for admission to tho Presbyterian
Church by tho Reformed Presbytery ol
Philadelphia, was referred to a special com
mlttee, which reported In favor of granting
the application, and the Assembly, by
rising and unanimous vote, adopted the re
port Tho report of the Board of Homo Mis
sions was discussed. The committee recom
mended that each commissioner represent
this Interest to their presbyteries. A special
collection was proposed ns an amendment to
the report This was lost and tho report
Rer. Dr. Williamson, a delegate from tho
Reformed Church of America, and Rev. Dr.
Lortsch, from the Free Evangelical Church
of France, were Introduced.
The Committee on Foreign Missions,
through Dr. BartleU, of Washington, D. C,
presented their reports. Tho receipts for tho
year were 8003,083; expenditures, Including
a debt of 910,000, wero 9757,635; leaving a
debt of 857,751. Since the treasurer's re
port was made, $7,000 havo been raised.
The cost of administration of tho Boan',
Including printing tho reports, tho Homo
and Foreign Record, and tho Foreign Mis
sionary, is a fraction over four per cent of
the receipts. Dr. Mitchell, the new secre
tary of the Board, spoke of Its great work
and the necessity of Increased efforts to
carry It forward.
HARRtsnimo, Pa., May 28. The 'Gen
eral Synod of the Lutheran Church met
yesterday In convention In Zlon Lutheran
church. The Synod consists of 105 clerical
and lay delegates representing twenty-three
District Synods, Including a membership of
138,101 communicants. A large body of
visiting clergymen are also present Tho
opening sermon was preached by tho Presi
dent Rev. J. G. Morris, D. D of Balti
more. Rer. Mr. Rhodes, of St Louts, was
elected President; Rev. J. S. Detvvellcr, of
Omaha, Secretary; Alexander Gcbhard, of
Dayton, O , Treasurer. Tho treasurer of
tho Pastor's Fund reported tho receipts of
tho two years at 80,711. Rev. G. N. Wen
ner, of New York, In behalf of tho commit
tee of tho General Synod on Order of Uni
form Service In tho Churches, read a report,
and pending Its reception the synod ad
journed. IlAi.TiMonr. May 28. Tho 102d annual
convention of tho Pmsbvterlan Episcopal
Church nf tho diocese of Maryland, met at
St Peter's Church yesterday. Tho sermon
was preached by Rev. John S. Lindsay, of
Georgetown. Tho meeting w 111 be presided
over by Bishop Paret Very llttlo business
Is likely to bo transacted outside of tho
usual routine. Tho subject of a change In
the constitution relating to tho mode of
electing a Bishop will bo discussed.
Peoria, 111., May 28. The ninth Gen
eral Council of the Reformed Episcopal
Church of the United Slates opened yester
day with a largo attendance.
Topkka, Kan., May 28. Tho twenty
sevonlh General Assembly of the United
Presbyterian Church opened yesterday and
will continue In session ten dajs.
Important Dednlon of the Supreme Coart
Larkdo, Tex., May 28. A decision of
the Supreme Court of Mexico received here
yesterday is of the utmost importance to
foreigners owning property In that country.
In 1884 the municipal authorities of New
Laredo, Mex., confiscated real estate in that
city owned by Mr. Thomas Walsh, alleging
that ho could not hold property In Mexico,
being a foreigner. An Injunction to stay
the proceedlncsvvas ohtilned fiom the Dis
trict Judge of New L iredo who n. eil that
the seizure was lllegil. The casu was ap
pealed to tho Supremo Court of Mexico,
which affirmed the ruling of tho District
Judge, also declaring that the Federal Gov
ernment could not approprlite the property
of foreigners without violating the constitu
tion, much less a municipality. Mr. Walsh
crossed the rlv er j estenlay and his property
was restored to him by the municipal au
thorities of New Laredo.
Pennsylvania State Medical Society. '
Scranton, May 28. The State Medical
Society of the State of Pennsv lvanta con
vened In Its thirty-sixth annual session hero
yesterday morning. The morning session
was taken up with committee reports. In
the afternoon addresses wero mado by Drs.
J. G. Richardson and Charles S. Turnbull,
of Philadelphia. Dr. Rlcliardtnn devoted
himself to tho diseases ot the cur in chil
dren. Papers were also read by Drs. Ed
ward Jackson and F. I). Castle, of Phila
delphia, Last evening a reception was ten
dered tho visiting delegate.! at tho Wyoming
Hotel. The society will adjourn on Friday
afternoon nt four o'clock, to mako an ex
cursion to tho coal mines.
Beaponalble for the Epidemic.
NewYohk, May 28. Drs. Edson, Tay
lor and Martin made a voluminous report to
the Board of Health Tuesday, concerning
their inquiry into the cause of the scourgo
at Plymouth, Pa. They were of the opinion
that the disease had coino down the ravine
with the mountain vvattr, and that tho
wholo troublo could bo traced to one man's
door, and to tho neglect by that man of tho
most onllmry santtnry precautions. The
Davis farm house and its occupants, where
a typhoid fever patient lay from January 1,
were held responsible by these doctors for
AConaclona-Strlcken Tiller Return SSOO.
GiHAitiivii.LK, Pa., May 28. Adam
Mart, a crippled pensioner, who lives by
peddling groceries, was recently robbed of
8800, which he hail stved nut ot his arrears
pension. Tuesday morning he found tho
money on his door step, neatly vv rapped up.
It Is supposed that the thief became conscience-stricken
at tho thought of having
robbed so unfortunate and Industrious an
Graaahoppera Mnklnir Their Appearance.
CincAOo, May 28. A special telegram
from Denver, Col., savs that millions of
young grasshoppers are reported coming out
of the sandy soil on the south side of tho
Arkansas River above Piublo, devouring
early vegetables and tender shrubs. Their
appearance Is similar to that of 1873, when
tlioy wore swept instbj winds and consumed
on Immense amount of growing crops In
luorrpiislve (lerm-n Shot.
Kansas Citv, May 28. James Murphy,
a bartender, shot and fatally wounded Gott
lieb Vlcland. an inoffensive German, In a
Main Street saloon jeMc-ulay, Tho murder
Was unprovoked. Murphy surrendered.
Mine l't-raona Drowned by a Waterapout
Lincoln, Neb., May 88. A SitU
Jourwu sjieclal savs a waterspout burst
nine miles from Indlanola Tuesday evening,
drowning nlpo Bohemians.
A General Strike at H-iinibil, Mo,
TTa-nniiiai.. Mo . Mav 28. Tho strlko
hero among tho lumbermen Is extending to
other branches of business, and general trade
Is being scilously Injured. Tho employes of
two lime kilns have struck and the men In
tho Treaty foundry have quit work. Several
planing mills have shut down, and the lime
men talk of doing tho same tiling. The
situation Is becoming serious.
The Mikado of Japan Confers the Order.
f the "Blslng Bon" on Five ,
The Hah CommUalon In Search of a
plete Specimen or Mammoth Octo
pus Postmasters Appointed
WAsirrtiQTOiv, May 28. The President
has appointed the following postmasters:
i. J. Parlenbower, Sheldon, la,, vice E. O.
Brown, resigned; Richard H. Piatt, Napa
City, Cat, vice George M. Thomas, resigned;
J. S. Laughlln, Sidney, O., vice J. E. Wil
kinson, commission expired; Charles W.
Webb, Anderson C. H., 8. C., vice Mrs.
Grace Cochran, commission expired; J, IL
Doullersly, Laramie City, Wyo., vice Chas.
W. Spauldlng, suspended; D. O. Craig,
Fort Atkinson, Wis., vice M. H. Ganong,
suspended; W. E. Touvllle, Cellna, O., vice
John W. Dlckman, suspended. Postmaster
General Vilas says that the postmaster at
Cellna, O., was suspended for using postal
funds for private purposes, and the post
master at Fort Atkinson, Wis., for offensive
The Marine Hospital Bureau Is Informed
that the alleged cases of cholera at the
Grosse Isle, Quebec quarantine, are not
eases of cholera.
Daniel W. Kauffman, a postal clerk be
tween Baltimore and Washington has been
arrested for rifling money orders and placed
In Jail In Baltimore.
The President has appointed Robert O.
McFarland, Register of the Land Office at
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, and Edward Camp
bell, Jr., United States Marshal for the
Southern district of Iowa.
Mr. Bingham, United States Minister to
Tokio, reports to the Secretary of State that
the Mikado of Jspan has conferred the order
of the "Rising Sun" upon five American
citizens, viz.: Rev. Dr. P. V. Veeder, Mr.
Winfield S. Chaplin, Dr. D. B. McCartee,
Mr. W. E. Parton and Mr. M. M. Scott in
recognition of their services as professors
and teachers In the Tokio University.
Congressman Oferall. of Virginia, has so
far beaten all of his colleagues In tho matter
of securing new postmasters. There are
240 postofllces in his district which he char
acterizes as the hot-bed of Mahoneism, and
of this number he has bad ninety Mahono
ltcs replaced by stralghtout Democrats.
The Fish Commission steamer "Alba
tross," now at Baltimore, will leave that
city in a few days for a cruiso In a locality
about 100 miles east of Capo Henry in
search ot specimens of the tilo fish which is
generally regarded as among the last
species of the fish world. Tho Albatross
will also sail to tho Grand Banks In hopes
of capturing a complete specimen of mam
Herman Bros.' Furnltnra Faetory
Burned Narrow Bacape of Inmates oT a
Tenement Ilooae Two Parsons Fatally
New York, May 28. The vast furniture
factory of H. Herman & Bros, at Margin
and Tompkins streets was discovered to be
on Are early yesterday morning. It was the
old building occupied by the Singer Sewing
Machine factory, and was saturated with
oil. The building Is surrounded by misera
ble tenement houses, occupied by the poor
est classes In the city.
The fire was intensely hot and nearly a
hundred families were driven from their
homes. They rushed out In their night
clothes, and were compelled to camp on the
river side, where they shivered In the chilly
winds of the morning. The flames spread so
rapidly that the firemen gave up trying to
save the factory, and directed their efforts
to the surrounding property, which seemed
In Imminent danger of being consumed.
Several extra alarms were sent out The
factory was filled with furniture, and the
loss will be very heavy, this being the busy
season. Over 300 men will be thrown out
of work. Loss about 8500,000.
Another disastrous and probable fatal fire
took place at 0.30 o'clock yesterday morning
at 250 East Fortieth Street Mrs. Emma
Derner was bumed probably fatally and her
baby, sixteen months old, was terribly
burned about the head. A fireman and a
young man named F. O'Conneil, were also
badly bumed. The fire was caused by the
explosion of a kerosene oil stove. The
wounded were carried to Bellevue Hospital
where the Injuries of Mrs. Demer and her
baby wero pronounced fatal. O'Connell's
wounds were very severe, but not necessari
ly fatal. The other man's name Is Lleby.
After his wounds were dressed he went
home. The loss is about 81,500.
Co-Operatlve Society Aaslgna.
Montreal, May 28. The Canada co-operative
society which was started here four
years ago and modeled after the civil service
associations of London made an assignment
yesterday, with liabilities of 8400,000. The
original capital ot the company was wiped
out after two year's business, when an Issue
of preference stock was made. The direct
ors now claim that it another 850,000 Is sub
scribed tho concern can be made to pay, but
there Is not much chance ot the public in
vesting any more funds In an enterprise
which already swallowed up over a quarter
of a million. An immense business was
carried on by the society, the transactions
being mora than 84,000,000 a year. But tho
extravagant manner In which it has
been managed, has eaten up all profits.
The Dolphin Makea a Sueoeaafat Trial-Trip.
New York, May 28. Tho new dispatch
boat Dolphin anchored off East Twenty
eighth Street yesterday morning, about four
o'clock, on her return from her run up to
New London Tuesday. "Yes," said John
Roach, "she had a successful trial. She
went up to New London at an average of
fourteen knots, and part ot the way at six
teen knots. The object of the trip was to
get her machinery In good working order for
the run to-day. She behaved well In every
respect" Mr. Roach has not as yet re
ceived any communication from the Naval
Advisory Board as to what time the boat
will start to-day.
An Attack on I.a Ubertad Threatened.
La Lirertat), May 28. Tho Salvador
Government Is concentrating a military
force at this place, constructing earthworks
and entrenchments. Bands ot Insurgents,
largely composed ot Indians, are concen
trating fourteen leagues from here. An at
tack on La Libcrtad Is threatened. There
Is no American or other war vessel on this
coast, and foreigners are consequently much
A Drunken Father's Fatal Order.
Sprinovikld, Mass., May 28. Willie
Prentiss shot his father dead Tuesday night,
at Orange. The father, while in a drunken
tt, ordexeat hip son to shoot at a enp which
Threatening to Abandon Blel.
Ottawa, May 28. The leaders of the
French Canadian party declare that they
will abandon Kiel to his fate It the Inter
view proves to be correct In which he de
nounces tho priests, and declares that they
were responsible for the abortive character
ot the rebellion.
It baa been decided to try Kiel by , civil
process, with a Jury of citizen ottheKertaV
MURPHV A BRO,
1 Lnt All Wool
Plain and Plaids,
FIFTY CENTS PER YARD,
Worlh 75c to 85c. This Is a rare op
portunity to get a good dress fi,r a low
Cream, Blue, Tan and Huge.
NF.W SUPPLIES OF
Exqnislte styles and low price.
Plaiu, Stripe and lljinngge.
BLACK LACE NET
CENTIMIRI KID GLOVES,
5 nnd 8 hnttnns in pink, cream, lemon
and white. Full line of sies Inst
opened. WE ABE SOLE AUENTS
FOR THIS CITY OF THIS CELE
BRATED Kill ULOVE.
PLAIN AND IIAMil'AIXTEl).
NOVELTIES IN LhDIES HOSE,
NEW LACE HOSE, and many
other law goods.
48 & 50 Limestone.
We have same rnre tinnrulns to otter the neonlo
of PprlngfieM thin Week. 10 look out lor eorue
thlug In niie goo s for a I most nothing.
50c. and 75c. hats for 24c. $1.00 and
91.50 hats Tor 75c.
We do not tell the nconle to wait for new moodi.
but have them now and all the time, and at prices
lhat none can compete with.
ilemeinber we carry as many (foods u all the
stores In "prlngneld combined.
J. E. EHRENHART.
Halifax, N. S., May 88. The Harold
yesterday morning published some detail oi
the romantic career of Adele, fhe daughtei
of Victor Hugo. The facta are furnished
by Robert Matton, Q. O., a wetl-knovrn
criminal lawyer, who acted for her profes
sionally on several occasions. Allele's story
as told by herself is as follows: When n
mere Klrl, living w itli her parents In Brus
sels, she became acquainted with a young
man, one Pinsen, belonging to a wealthy
family then staving In Brussels, and fell
madly In love with him. lie appeared
equally Infatuited with her.
They bocamo formally engaged and were
secretly married, as sho believed. Owing to
tho opposition of IMnien's family the affair
was kept private, and lie promised to make
hoi his wife publicly In duo time. Mean
while ho was gazetted Lieutenant In tho
British army and ordered to Halifax. Just
Rrevious to this ho wrote to her to meet him
1 London, where they would be formally
married, but before sho reached there Pin
sen had started with Ills regiment for Hall
fax. She returned to Brussels and shortly
afterward clandestinely loft home, resolved
to follow the man she loved so madly. Ar
riving In New York she made her way to
Halifax, and lived thcro for nearly three
vears. Piusen proved recreant but she
seemed to havo followed him day and night
and frequently declared to tho family with
whom she boarded that ho should never
marry another woman while she lived. She
was eccentric and never went out unless)
deeply veiled. At night she went out alone
In disguise, wearing a high hat, top booU
and carrying a stick.
Pinsen repudiated all knowledge of or
connection with Adolo Hugo, and had not
been hero long before he bocamo engaged to
a daughter of J, W. Johnston, then Pre
mier of Nova Scotia. This coming to
AdeltVs ears she confided her history in pro
fessional confidence to Mr. Matton, and that
gentleman sent a letter to the Johnston fam
ily and they Immediately broko off all so
cial Intercourse with Pinsen. Lieutenant
Piusen left Halifax with his regiment for
Barbadoes and Adele followed him. Some
years ago sho became Insane and was placed
In a private asylum either in New York or
Boston. The fate of the man who betrayed
her Is unknown.
Supplies Furnished the Northweat.
New Toiik, May 28. An Ottawa special
says J. II. Bakei &. Co., ot which firm Con
rad, of Montana, Is the leading spirit, havo
draw over 83,oou,ooo during the past four
yean for supplies furnished tho Government
in the Northwest It Is Intimated that an
examination of tho public accounts hat re
vealed facta which may Involve several per
sons lu the Interior, Indian and Folio V
parents in connection with tuM eon
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