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Springfield GLobe -Republic
'l'llia HlHINOFIlIJ 01,01113. I
Volume V. Number lo. f
SPRINGFIELD, OHIO, SATUKDAY EVENING, JUNE 0, 1885.
I votuine JiAlt
Wariihiiiton, Juno 0. Ohio Valtey and
Tennessee Fair, warmer weather, excrpt Id
the western portion ot Tennessee, where the
tempemturo will lull slightly J winds gen
erally shilling from eastern to southerly.
Lower Inko region Fair weather; variable
winds, shilling to southeasterly; slightly
warmer; falling barometer la western por
tion; rising followed by falling barometer in
tho eastern portion.
Wo miMtn't lead you to an erronlous do
tlon. Not everything we make takes at
sight, or sells nt a big profit. We ought to
make some mistakes in judgement. We are
npt to think too well of some sorts and make
too many. Kipcrlence has taught ui tho'
that It's much better to err In making too
many Tine garments than to pile up the poor
qunlitlcsi for some one la lure to want a good
garment at some price. Proof Is shown by
tho enormous sale we'vo bad In Globe Mills
fine ctuslmcro and worsted pantaloons since
dropping tho price lo $5.
Think you ouly ol $5 pants? We haro
four times tho variety wo had last year, and
then our stock looked big. From solid
working pints nt $1 and $1.25 to the fine
OIoIk'3 wu've reduced. Every line la com
plete, $1.75, $2, $2 00, $3, $3.50, $4, and so
A Tew kilts and short pant suits $1. A
few "shoppers" lu men's, suits we don't care
to brash, $5. Staple suits $3.50 and $4.50.
II we setl fur hnlf our usual prices you'll
find It out too i enough. Not likely to do it
though, it's not bmlnedshkc. Is it reasona
ble to expect thut we should know, even If
wo were, selling suits for the half other deal
ers ask ?
A lino ol men's fine corkscrew eulti
tumbled to $10 jejterday. We don't know
that these suiU wero ever worth $20, we
doubt if they were ever worth $10, but at
the dropped price they certainly ought to be
looked nt. Wist entranco table.
Our lines In fine ilrrsj suits rcndytopulon,
nre worthy more, tlan a quick lock. Many
men mo iltceived in buying ouUidc, and sur
prised when they fiud it out here. Let $18
for n $23 cult stand for the average price.
Our cii9iom busiuess has grown a bead
since early spring; our cutter, Hothella
Hiiblue, holds a peculiar rank among Ameri
can cutters. lie never design! anything
ugly, whatever he does he does with an eye to
the look of tho gnrment, the hang, the gen
eral beauty. In short, one ot the pluuantest
things nlout his designs and cuts, is the fit.
What a p'tnsuut thing to have a good fitttrg
To measure $20, $25, $27 nnd $30, Pants
$7 and $7.50.
If it rains to-day will you think ot rubber
coats? Rubber coats gets more attention af
ter n rain. I)u all rubber garment! wear well
and Bhed well? Is there no difference In
innkera? Cun you tell much about tbem In
advance ot wearing? Stick to the good
makes, ne do. If somebody'd make still bet
ter, we'd hnvo thctn.
Straw hats at 40c 00c, (and other of
course, but there's something to be said of
these two). The lowest price outside, do
you think it's n dollar? Are we paying you
somewhere near 00c for buying one? Don't
think we're going to be short ol hats and
put the price up. Hats are easy got here.
You rules u lit k it you don't grt a suit of
b.ilbripgnn underwear for a dollar. Hand
touio nngoliis $1, guu2e 20c, 25c, and 35c
You miss n shirt if you tail to seo the
"Seal" at a dollar.
Springfield's Only One Price Clothiers.
Tour at the South Bid Mill at rittebarfffc
Will 8tnrt Monday IrreaiwcUv of the
PiTTsnuitmr, June 8. Etna Milts. Spang,
Chalfaut & Co., have arranged with their
men in tho forgo department to run at the
reduction, Irrcspectlv of the finishing de
partment It is stated that work will bo re
sumed next week. The manufacturers nre
said to be In conference in regard to abiitlng
op several largo mills next week In defiance
of the Union. Tho striken demand the
present rates in one department only. Tin
men employed In other departments are
evidently becoming dissatisfied, and aro re
fusing to back tho minority. A break in
tho ranks of the workmen I anticipate!.
Humor has it also that four South Sldo
mills, viz.: Phillips. Nimlch Co., Gruff,
Bennett &, Co., A. M. Byert A Co. and
Oliver Bros. & Phillips, will resume ojiera
tions on Holiday In the puddling and bar
mill departments, tho Amalgamated Asso
ciation to tho contrary, notwithstanding. At
tho Sligo mill, It Is said that the sheet rollers
have agreed to wavo the sheet mill scale,
but tho rumor Is, as yet, unconfirmed. A
Apollo, Pa., it is reported that the Volt
Iron Company will sign the scale on Mon
THE LATE STORM.
Itlchmond and llaltlinnre Damaged ay
Wind Two I'encniH Killed and Two
VataJlf Injured rrnpertjr Destroyed at
Baltimoiik, Juno 8. A severe rain an
wind storm hero yesterday damaged build
ings, It Is estimated, to tho extent of 80,
000. A laborer was killed by a falling tim
ber. At Highland twenty-five houses were
unroofed nuil a man killed.
IticmioNii, Va., June 8. Yesterday
about four o'clock the most tenlfie rain
storm seen here for many years, swept over
tho city, doing fticat damage. Jtoofs of
many tobacco factories and private residences
were carried away. Captain Penton and
eoii weio fatally Injured by their shop being
blown down. At Petersburg, Danvlllo and
Korfolk the stoiiu was very severe.
Paw. Juno 8. Tho heaviest storm
known slnco 1805 occurred here at seven
o'clock Thursday night Many buildings
wero iintiKired, tho Presbyterian Chuich
being almost entirely blown to pieces. The
telephone and telegraph wires are all down
and tipiooted shade ttoes block the streets.
There Is no loss of life but fanners report
great damage to eroiav
OF THE AMEER.
Five Persons Burned to Death In
A $50,000 Treasury Defalcation
in New Orleans.
A Vessel and Her Crew Go Down
In Lake Michigan.
Ex-Governor Hale, of New Hamp
shire, Fails for a Million.
Important Financial Transaction a at Co
Inmbua. Columbus, June (J. It has been devetc ped
that a meeting of the Slate Sinking Fund
Commission last Tue.diy decided lo sell to
Albert Netter, Cincinnati, one million and
Simon Borg k Comany, New York, oae-b1f
million dollars In bonds of the stale, to run
an average of 17 years, to bear Interest at the
rate ot 3.05-100 p r cent, per annum, the
purchasers to mm Into the state six per cent
bonds, maturing December 1680 to the
full amount ol the new Issue. Mollir
k Co., Niw York, were the only competitors,
and it is understood that Netter admitted
them to thi ground floor. The relunding
was not advertised, and since It became
known parlies have been here off ring to
take the bonds at three and n half pr cent.
Some of Ihc official" say the sixis could have
been refuuded at three.
A Ills Failure In New llnnipslure.
Boston, June 0. A special from Concord,
N. If., snys: Kx-dovernor Hale, ot Niw
Hampshire, Iihs fail d, with large liabilities.
His house in Kceuu ami his Inieivst lu the
Kieno Chair Company was attached Thursday
with claim nnd interest amounting to ovr
$100,000. It is reported that his
liabilities may reach $1,003,000. It
is reported lh.U Senator Blair and
Frank W. Jnes, of New Hampshire, are
among the chief cndorseis ot Hale's paper.
The attainments amount to $277,000. One
year ago Hale's statement of his financial
standing as filed with BraJstrcct's agncy
over his owu tlgnnture, showed him worth
a million dollars.
Nkw Heiipoiiii, Mars., June C. A tirrible
tragedy occurred in this city just before moi
to-day In the outfitting store or Philip V. Slo
curab. Mr. Slocumb was sitting at his desk
In the counting rcom making an entry in his
ledger when Charles Foos came in from
the luck room, leaned a moment against
the railing, dividing the counting room from
the store, and without speaking, drew a re
volver and fired one shot, which entertd Slo
cum's bead at the base of tho skull, and be
fell to the fluor anl died almost instantly.
Immediately niter this Foos went to the back
room and shot himself dead.
Ihe Ameer Murdered.
St. PmitssDRti, June 0. The ''Novlste"
newspaper aunouuees that it has been pri
vately informed from the Caucasus that the
Ameer of Afghanistan, Abdurrahwan, had
been murdered by bis suite. It is said the
murder took place In Persia, where the
Ameer was traveling and that Hyoub Khan,
the deposed Ameer, will be bis successor.
Ths report causes much excitement.
The Treasury Hefolcatlon at MewOrloina.
Nkw York, June 6. A special to the Sun
fiora New Orleans snys the investigation
made by the government In the defalcation
case in the United States Hub-Treasury of
this city was, sj secretly conducted that even
the local press did not know It. The oc
counts were eximloed May 231 and were
found correct. On Saturday another Investi
gation made by the committee dhcloed a
cnortiige in the accounts of J. II. Aufdemort,
redemption clerk. Monday morning Mr.
Autdemurt failed to appear at his office. Auf
demort left on Saturday and oa Monday
morning was in the Interior o' Mexico. The
iltfalcitii n is already shown to be over 1.00,
000 and may be much larger.
AiMtlnlment rroteat AKHl"t Coinage.
Wabiiinoton, Juno 0 The I'lesident hni
appointed ,'ohn W. Nelms, of Georgia, United
States Marshal for the Northtru Distttct of
The Secretnrj of the Treasury to-day le
celvcd a strong protest apainut tun continued
coinago of the prisent tllver dolar
which luntuics tho rlgim urn ot almost every
banking institution and business man lu
S ulh Cnruliua, Among tho tigualuiej ate
tho-e ol ihe Treasurer aud Coiuplioller Om
en! of the suite.
Uoveri.ineut Mai tern The Dolphin nnd
Washington, June 0, In compliance with
the rule adopted by the inbinet last Thurs
day, the President and heads of all the execu
tive department se:ltdfd themselves from
ihe public today aud denied themselves to
any visitor. Private 8ecrunry Laiuont re
fused to tee callers. The Dolphin will make
her trial trip next Thursday, The Dispatib
will go out with her.
Galvdton, June 0. A dispatch to the
News Irom Saa Antonio Buys; James lie
Daniel, stago robber, who was recently sen
tenced to ninety-nlii! years Imprisonment at
Chester, III., ercaped Horn the county jail
yesterday mornlngbykuocklnga hole through
the stoue wall lu the bath room.
Five l'erauua lluined To Death,
Birrs, Out., June 0. About 12 o'cl ck
last night the wife ot j, Wonche and (our
children eie burned to deah In bed In
their bouse. Mr. Wonche escaped by jumi
Ing out ol the wli dow, altir a vain ttToit to
rescue his family, his thlrt being burned off
In the attempt.
Knoounter With Indians.
San Himno, N, M., June 0. Twenty-four
cattle men bad nn encounter with a band ot
about twenty-five Indians, night before last,
at the mouth of Doubtful Canyon. One
hundred rounds were exebsnged. Two In
dians are believed to have been killed.
Reaame, the Oar Maniae.
Oiiicaoo, June 0. A coroner's jury has
recommended that Resume, who shot officer
Darr.lt, be held to await the action ot the
g'and Jury. The physicians at the county
hospital pronounce Iteaume out of danger.
Tarred and Feathered.
Rock Island, III., June 6 Henry Marrs
alleged to be guilty i f a benious ofT-nse, was
discharged by a Mollne magistrate yes'erday,
taken outside of Mollne City limits by a mob
ol 150 and tarred and feathered.
The story Doubled.
London, June G. The reported murder of
the Ameer of Afghanistan Is doubted fn offi
cial circles here, as the government bad re
ceived no Information tending to confirm
A Receiver Wanted.
PirrsBURO, June 0. Papers for the lorr
closute of the first mortgage on the Sheoanpo
and Allegheny Railroad Company wero filed
in the United States Circuit Court Ibis morn
ing. Disaster on the Lakes.
Chicago, June 0. The scow Nellie Win
lock and crew ol five men were lost in Tues
day night's storm.
The rambling houses of Chicago have
Judge Mackey, brother of Consul Mackey,
has been honorably absolved at Klo do Sul,
At the Columbut (O.) Republican primaries
General Beatty carried all but two wards,
and in these be claims some rates.
The Buckeye Greenbatkors nt Columbus,
O., have nominated their State ticket. For
Governor, J, W. Northrop, ol Columbiana
General Robert P. Kennedy Is having a
Gubernatorial boom lu tho northern part of
Ohio, and his friends claim thai hi will surely
Geo. W. Neff was inlicted by the grand
jury at Cincinnati for emberzlcment, the
am unit Involved Mm? $8,000. The com
pany Interested Is the Western Assurance, of
The Paris press makes a violent attack up
on the aldermen of London for refusing a
vote of condolence upon the death of Victor
Hugo. M. Rochefott rails the aldermen a
band of "ignorant, jealous turtle-soup eaters."
The Typographical Convention in Nen
York have adopted a resolution tint the
President of the United Slates appoint ouly
such to the office of Public Printer as will be
in sympathy with organized Ubi.r.
The Indiana Make a Kald Upon Wetf
Banch nn Hear Urevk, Arliona A Num
ber or Men, Women and Children Maaia.
ered and Scalped The Troop In Pur
suit. Sirran City, A- T., Juno 8. The past
week has been one of unexcoeded suspense
and terror In Silver City. Never have the
Indians on their bloody raids come so near
the city. The newspaper accounts sent
east are very meagre, because of tho fear
that It will prevent emigration to this sec
tion. The first news of the proximity of the
Indians was received on Wednesday of last
week, when a boy, riding a horse white
with foam, dashed into town from Welfy's
ranch, on Hear Creek. He brought word
that hostile Indians were in the hills, and
that an attack on the ranch, In which there
were gathered many women and children,
was expected, and help was needed. A
wplunteer company ot thirty-four men was
soon organized and went to the rescue.
At 7:80 o'clock the ranch was reached.
All tho families within a radius of seven
miles wero collected there except one. A
party set off to bring them In, while two
other parties started for a water holo in the
kills whero they expected to find tho Indi
ans, but the latter had fled. Returning to
the ranch a larger party was organised to
go to Juniper Springs, but the Indians had
fled from that spot also. Scouts spent two
hours In searching for the trail which led to
Little Walnut Creek.
Along this stream the most horrible
sights were witnessed. Dead bodies, fright
fully mutilated and naked, were found at
frequent Intervals. The houses wero
pillaged and clothing and household articles
were scattered everywhere. At William
Ogden's five dead bodies, all scalped, lay In
a pool of blood. The two women had been
assaulted and their breasts cut off. A five-year-old
girl had both hands cut oft Fol
lowing tho trail on the hills Gomec ranch
A number of children were gathered here,
who had escaped death by hiding. Their
parents, living in the vicinity, had all been
killed. Six miles further, in the house of
Felix Marquez, five dead bodies wera found.
Mrs. Marquez and her seven-year-old daugh
ter had both suffered at the bands of the
Indians before being killed. The bodies
were slashed with knives and presented a
sickening spectacle. From here, the party
Eroceeded on a fifteen hours' ride eastward,
ito the Finos Mountains, without food or
sleep, but without overtaking the redskins.
By tills time all but six or seven ot the
posse were exhausted and the horses dis
abled. A telegram was sent to General Brad
ley, asking for fresh horses, but he bad none.
Three troop were sent out to take up the
trail where the citizens had left It The cit
izens who followed the Indians must have
been very close on them, and eight dead and
three live horses and one mule were left by
the Indians along the trail, all showingsigns
of being worn out The troops proceeded
on the trail, but the enemy was, by this time,
too far In ad ance and the chase was given
on the return trail the dead were brought
In In wagons. Tho authorities claim there
are only 13. Indians off the reservation, but
It is believed there are a good many more
Up to this time tho only fight between'
the troops and the Indians was brought on
by tho Indians attacking Captain Smith's
command while at Devil Creek.
Two ot tho men, a troojicrand an Indian
scout were wounded and two horses killed.
The wounded scout Is said to be a son ot
Chief Soco. The Indians era beaten back,
but they managed to carry oft everything
with them except a quantity of Buffalo meat
After the fight the Indians went on to Stal
worth's ranch, on which they mado an at
tack, but wero driven off after wounding
The following Is a partial list of the
dead: II. Smith, prospector; Luther Cra
mer; two siocKtuen, names not Known;
Peter Anderson, prospector; Robert Benton,
I ranchman; Nate Luz, miner; Calvin Orwlg,
F. F. Lyon. J. II. Baxter, Thomas McKln
ney, John Woods and family of four; Felix
Marquex ami family, and twenty-one more.
The general nubile Is greatly Incensed at the
conduct of the troop.
Lilt of District of Columbia Penifoneri B
vised and Two Hundred Buioken
From th Boll.
As Antatant Secretary of Interior to b Ap
pointed Ileaister Uruc,itlcasr
tlon Accepted A ppolntntaaa
STOICXZlf FROM TIM! jMCIfSIOBT BOM.
Washington, Juno 8.-i-The list of Dto
trlct of Columbia pensioners has been en
gaging tho attention ot Cdmmlssloncr Black
for some time and Is now carefully revised.
A largo number of persons wero found on
the list who were not entitled to receive pen
sions, either because tliey had recovered
from tholr disabilities or wero not dependent
on tho Government. In somo case the
parties wero dead, and In others widow had
married again. Careful study was made of
all these cases and the result la nearly 800
names have been struck off the list (fid their
pensions suspended, making an annual sav
ing to the Government ot nearly $100,000.
Hear Admiral Davis reports to tho Navy
Department that the troubles between Franco
and China, and China and Japan, are appar
ently peaceably settled; that the Corean
troubles are ended by the withdrawal of the
forces of both countries; that Itussla has
blockaded Tlodlsnoskl, and that the British
will establish a naval station at Fort Uaca
Uton. The President appointed the following
postmaster: A. D. Quonsby, Sibley, la.;
Thomas Ingalls, Marblehcad, Mass.; Henry
A. Bills, W luster,' Conn.; Richard N. Hall,
Grenada, Miss. The President also ap
pointed Hunter Wood Collector of Internal
Itovonue, Second district of Kentucky.
Secretary Lamar yesterday decided that
Fort Sullivan, a military roaervatlen In the
StaU of Maine, although acquired by pur
chase on account of there being no publi
lands lu the State, must bo considered as
coming under the General Land Laws, the
samo as It It had been acquired by cession.
This decision will affect other reservations
acquired by purchase In Sti tea that had no
Tho committee appointed by Mm Post
master General to examine the paper of ap
plicants for positions for postoRlce Inspect
ors, baa submitted a report! Two hundred
and fifty blank applications were sent out
and ono hundred and seenty wero received.
Thlrty-fho of tho applicants have been
dropped on account of old ago, and several
because they weio deficient i In writing and
spelling. Tho remainder will be examined
orally as to their physical qualifications
next week. There aro but flilrty vacancies
to be filled, nnd It has been; determined to
distribute tho positions equally throughout
the several States.
Tho Legislative, Executive and Judicial
Appropriation bill which goes Into effect on
the 1st of July next contains a provision
for an additional Assistant Secretary of the
Interior. An appointment to fill the place
thus vacated is expected to be decided upon!
In proper time. The duties of tit new as
sistant will bo such as the Secretary may
assign him. Secretary Lamar has not yet
selected any ono for the place, but among'
the candidates, Representative Post, of
Pennsylvania, seems to be most strongly en
dorsed. The resignation of Register Bruce was ac
cepted yesterday, to take effect apon tha
quallflcat Ion. of hjs successor, . General Rose
crans will probably take charge ot the o3u
Hon. S. S. Cox has sold his residence on
Dupont Circle, completely furnished, to
gether with an adjoining lot to Arthur
Padclford, for 550,000. This Is one of tho
most deslrablo residences in this city.
Sergeant James Campbell, Battery K,
Third Artillery, who has been In the hos
pital eer since ho arrlv d here, on Wednes
day, shot himself through the breast yester
day morning at the Washington Barracks
while In a fit of mental depression, caused
by the fact that he had been a sufferer from
disease for many months and did not expect
to be cured. The doctors say that he will
The Secretary of the Navy and Commo
doro Schloy havo gone to Annapolis to at
tend the graduating exercises at the Naval'
It is rumoicd that tho appointment of Mr.
John Oberly, Chairman of the Illinois State
Central Committee, to be Superintendent of
Indian Schools at $3,000 per anniian, Is only
a temporary one, and that Mr. Oberly will
shortly bo mado Collector of tho Port of
Chicago with a salary of $7,000 a year.
Judge Mackey, father of Consul Mackey,
has 'received tho following cablegram from
Rio Grande Do Sul, Brazil: "Consul Beck
ford Mackey has been absolved by Jury. All
honorable citizens celebrate tho event"
The prosecution in the Wales court-martial
closed their sldo yesterday morning, and
the court adjourned until this morning In
order to give tho dofenso time to prepare
At the National Conference of Charities
and Corrections yesterday reports were read
showing that tho annual expenditures for
charity and correction In Dakota amounted
to $370,444; Georgia, $100,000; Maryland,
$088,800; and that Illinois had expended
for charity and correction mora than $1,200,
000. At lmlf-past ono o'clock tho member
ot the confeienco wero received by the Pres
ident The evening session was largely at
tended. Tho subject under consideration
was prison reform, particularly with refer
ence to the employment of prison labor In
competition with free labor. Adjourned
A representative of the press was In
formed last night that a new Collector of
Internal lievenuo for the District of Dayton
will bo apj)oliited next week; that a new
Columbus Collector will be selected upon
the return of Senator Payne, who Is in
Europe, and that n now Collector for the
Toledo district will bo the last to be ap
pointed In Ohio.
freight Train Wrecked One Man Killed.
Coi.uwuus, Ind., June 0. A Jefferson,
Madison A Indianapolis freight train yester
day morning ran Into a tree blown across
tho track by Thursday night's storm four
miles north of this city, wrecking the engine
and half tho train. Charles Monroe, son of
Rev. W. Y. Monroe, of Madison, Ind., was
killed. Knglneer Delliiularfer was seriously
hurt and narrowly asca)od being drowned.
The engine fell lu four feet of water.
Negroes Belie a Train.
Paius, Ky., Juno 6. About 250 negroes
fromCIajsvllle, a suburb of the village ot
Paris, took iwssesslon of a height train last
evening. The riilltoad officials will call on
tho Governor for ttoops. There are but two
or three of tho original strikers with the
negroes, who havo never been In the employ
of tho road.
I'UKni.o, Col., Jim 5. A burglar, giving
tho name of Billy Wilson, was three times
shot TlmrMiay by the police, while operating
in a dance ball, known as the "Palace oi
Pleasure." ills wound tarn fatal.
SriiiNOKiKi.li, III., Junoo. In the House
yesterday, a resolution was Introduced de
manding that Speaker Haines produce forth
with the diK-timcnts exhibited by him, and
any other evidences he may hate In his pos
session, whli h Implicates any member of the
Houm) as being guilty ot fruud. The matter
will take thu form ot a special order la
A HOftRIDLE MURDER.
e'eho Hatcher, a farmer Ilraldln- Near
nminerTllle, Ind., Htaha Jnnica It. Mill
Bis, Ills Neighbor, to Death and Then
ErANSVHAF, Ind., June . A quarrel
wer a trivial matter led to a terrible tragedy
at Gudgot's Station, near Somervllle, on tho
Straight Lino Railroad, about four o'clock
yesterday morning. James U. Minnls, a
resident of that locality, was stabbed and
Instantly killed by John Butcher, a neigh
bor. Botli were dealers In railroad cross
ties, and at Die time ot the quarrel Minnls
was ncarlng the station with a wagon load
The latter had met several empty wagons,
tho drivers of which had tinned aside for
blm. Butcher, however, refused to do so
and after a sharp exchange of words both
men alighted and Minnls was Immedi
ately atatihod through the heart, dying
almost Instantly. Tho murder created much
excitement and Butcher, who had fled Im
mediately after the stabbing, was pursued by
a largo number of. persons who announced
their determination to take him at
whatever cost aud turn him over to Justice.
Being overtaken Butcher sought refuge be
hind a clump of bushes In what is known as
Bell's woods and opened fire upon his pur
suers. Fortunately none of the shots took
effect Having emptied his revolvers with
tho exception of one chamber, ho placed tho
weapon to his head and blow out his brains.
The Pallartoa Arenas Crib at Chicago
nnrned The International Dlitillrry at
Dea Moines, Iowa, Damagd Other
Chicago, June 6. A still alarm of fire
was turned In a llttlo before midnight
Thursday night caused by the burnlngof the
Fullcrton Avenue crib. Tho crib was burned
to tha waters edge as the department was
able to do anything. Thu cause of the
Ire is unknown, hut It is supposed to have
been caused by boys lighting afire while
fishing and leaving It burning. Consider
able excitement was caused at the time by
the rumor that In the midst of the fire a
voice was heard crying for help. This,
however, Is denied by the police, who say
a thorough examination fails to show any1
authority for It
A dispatch from Dcs Moines yesterday
afternoon said Ihe International Distillery,
the latgest In tho world, was In flames. One
man had been badly burned. Later dis
patches state thatthohiilldlnguas only dam
aged to tho amount of about $10,000.
Bai.iimoiik, June 6. Karly yesterday
moiiilm; tiro was dlscovcicd lu the building
No. 2 E.ist Kails Avenue. The losses are:
Samuel W. Taylor, machine shop, and owner
of the building, $4,000, fully insured; S.
Gosnelt Co., furniture nnd mouldings,
second and fourth-floor, $3,000, insurance
$1,600; Henry Diehl, furniture, third-floor,
$2,500, fully Insured.
Troaeedlnga Yeaterday -I'renlitrut Witters'
Declalona Sustained I'lttnhnrgh to Have
the Next Convention.
Nrw YoiiK, Juuo 6. At yesterday's
session of the International Tyiiogrnphlcal
Union Contention it was decided that dur
ing any strike, authorized by tho executive
ommittee, the strikers wero to receive seven
dollars per week from tho Union's strike
fund. A resolution was promptly passed
limiting all starches to two inhiulfn' dura
tion. 'Die ChleAOrganlzer was directed,, at.
once, to compile a block list book. It was
agreed that a three-fourths vote of members
In good standing, should bo necessary to
change tho scalo of prices. Tho decisions
of President Witter during tho past jear
were sustained. A motion that Pittsbmgh
be selected as the next place of meeting was
unanimously adopted. The question of an
Insurancu plan was referred. Thu following
was adopted: "Uctolval, That if there Is
to be a change In the olllco of Public Printer,
the President of tho United States be re
quested to appoint such a in'rson as will be
in sympathy with organized labor." It was
unanimously agroed tiiat The Cruftsmnn
bo adopted as the Union official organ.
OHIO CROP REPORT.
The Report of the state Hoard ol Agri
culture fur the Month or June.
Coi.umuus, Juno 6. Tho Juno crop re
port ot tho Ohio Board of Agriculture based
an returns from about 000 regular township
orrespondents, give tho following estimates:
Wheat, probable bushels, with good weather
till harvest 20,900,000, which Is 61
per cent of an average crop and 20,000,000
short of the last five years average, 8,000,000
short of tho April estimate and 2,000,000
short of the estimatc-for May. Rye, condi
tion 71 percent; barley, area 81, condition
72; oaU, area 100, condition 02; com, area
105, condition 02; apples, prospects 77;
pears, 80; grapes, 69. Tho whe.it .figures
are tho result of two Independent estimates,
one by percentage on tho know crop for five
years, the other by estimated bushels per
acre on tho know acreage. Both are gotten
up with great care and agreeing almost ex
actly In total bushels for tho btata
Small.Poz at Montreal.
Montreal, Ont, June 0. Eleven new
cases of small-pox have been rejiorted since
Thursday. The health department say It
is becoming epidemic and aiavo called a
special meeting to discuss tho matter. 'Ihe
eases can be traced to a Pullman car con
ductor who came from Chliago In April
last suffering from tho disease nud who was
sent to tho Hotel Dleu Hospital. The cases
reported jesterday morning, however, can
not be traced, and consequently It Is feared
the disease is becoming epidemic.
Engineers on the Kentucky Central Aceepl
Cincinnati, Juno 6. Tho Kentucky Cen
tral Railroad strike received a severe blow
yesterday by th acceptance, upon tho part
of the locomotive engineers, of a reduction
of ten per cent In their wagon. Superin
tendent Huntington said: "Tho strike Is
nearly broken. Wo Intend tore-iiino freight
traffic Immediately. We have new men and
part of the old ones who never sympathized
with the strike. They will resume work
when called upon."
Star. Dr. Newman at Bit. Mrdregor, Near
Saratoga, Making Arrangement to
Have the Patient Hemmed There.
Saiiatooa SrniNOs, N. T., June 6.
Rev. Dr. John P. Newman came up from
New York on Wednesday night and went to
Mt McGregor to Inspect the work on tho
Drexel cottage, which Is being put In readi
ness for General Grant's reception. On his
return from the mountain, Dr. Now man ex
pressed himself pleased with what he saw
at Mt McGregor. Concerning the
date of tho General's arrival, he
said It would be about Juno 20,
but much would ih'iieud on tho weather and
the invalid's sttcugth. Ho says that the
ravages ot tho cancer have ) lelded to treat
ment and coasts! to cause alarm. The formal
opening at Mt McGtegor will bo on tho 27th
Instant though ever) thing will bo prepared
to entertain the General and party at an
earlier day If thoy arrive.
Post Wheeler G. A. R., will probably
escort General Grant when he arrives In
Saratoga on bis way to Mt. McGregor. The
"vets" would gladly cairy their old com
mander up, It It wero necessary, on their,
Bismarck Intends to Hinder Russia's Ad
vance to the Bea Through Afghanis
tan Adjacent U Persia.
Cholera Epidemic Increasing at Valencia
A Hill to Take the Place of tha
Crimea In Ireland At
UnMAN INFMJENCR AT TIIHRRAJI.
Bt. Pkteiisiiuiio, Juno 0. The NowtH
tees no cause for grave fear In tha increas
ing German influence at Teheran, and hinted
at the belief that Bismarck Intends to hinder
Russia's aihanco to the sea tluutigh that
part of Afghanistan adjacent to Persia.
Russian Publ'clsts display considerable
Irritation at evidences that no matter how
easily the Gladstone Cabinet may be cajoled,
the Berlin Government will nevei consent to
Russia's obtaining a sea coast south of the
Baltic. Bismarck's Jealousy ot Russia's
growth is recognized as implacable.
The Official Messenger gives notice that
tho Government lias increased the import
duties uiion minerals, ores, cast and bar
Iron, wire, steel and all article manufact
ured wholly or in part of Iron or steel.
Loniki, Juno 0, Dispatches from Ser
Ingar, India, state that the details as to loss
of llfo and property by tho recent earth
quake In Cashmere, are difficult to obtain,
as nearly all the telegraph lines have been
prostrated by the violent vibrations of the
the earth, having razed nearly all the poles.
Enough has been learned, however, from tha
little news received to show that tho loss to
llfo and property Is great, and flint the worst
fears may bo realized. Hundreds of dwell
ings hnvo been destro)cd, and It is estimated
that fully 400 peoplo wcru killed outright
and as many mora seriously Injured. Great
distress exists throughout the ruined dis
tricts. The Offlclnl OnzcHe gives notice that En
gland lias established a proteetoi ate over the
districts lying along the banks of the Niger.
The Gon eminent will on Thursday Intro
duce In tho House of Commons a bill to
take the place of the Crimes lu Ireland Act
It Is understood that tho new measure will
but slightly modify tha provisions of tha
The apiiolntmeuts made by tho Queen oa
her birthday, in accordance with custom,
have been gazetted. The Hon. A. O. Archi
bald, late Goernor of Nova Scotia, Com
panion of the Order of St Michael and St
George, Is made a Knight of that order. All
tho Colonels of Australian Volunteer regi
ments sen lug In tho recent Soudan cam
paign are created Companions of the samo
Pabis, .Tiitio 5. At tho meeting of the
Suez Canal company a section of the share
holders objected to the election of seven
English shipowners as directors, contending
that tho English Interests would try to de
preciate tho value of the canal witli the ob
ject of buying up the shares and obtaining
full control. M. De Lesseps, however,
warmly advocated tho election of tho En
glish directors and claimed that their pres
ence lu tho board would prove advantageous.
The English were finally elected by 1,300
agaJnst 140 votes 142 abstaining from
Vienna, June . Sir Peter Lumsden ar
rived Thursday and proceeded on his jour
ney to London. In an interview ho said that
Colonel AlikhanolT had opcnlylm-xsted to the
Afghans that Russia would biko Herat and
a great deal more. Wr l'etor said that Rus
'sla 'Would iiorur-li j urged her absurd do
iiuimts If sho had believed that England was
earnest In resisting them.
MAnnin, JimeO. The cholera epldemlo
Is rapidly Increasing In and around Valencia.
Tho icaaiitry aro panic-stricken and are
raising nn outcry against the sanitary cor
dons which )ire vent their flight to other
paits of tho country. It is low coitaln that
cholera has mado its appearance In this city,
despite the assertions of tho health officers
to the contrary.
flrnsslioiipera In Arknnaai.
Lini.r. Hock, Ark., June 0. Intelligence
from Northwest Arkansas, Is to the effect
that locusts nnd grasshoppers have suddenly
nppcaied In different parts, to alarm
ing mtiuliers. In Sharp, Izard and
Lcaroy counties, thoy have ap
peared in imnjuicral quantities. The
farmers aro alarmed, and they believe the
Invasion Is tho commencement of a visita
tion from these insects that will prove dis
astrous to tho glowing cereals and-cotton
crop. Although the damage. Is slight as yet,
It is thought everjtlilng gieen will be de
voured. Tho Indian Territory and Missouri
borders aro swarming with thu pests.
Full ot a (lljritutlu Mrtrnr.
Viscknni:, Ind., Juno 6. Trainmen on
the Chicago, Vlneennes A Cairo Railroad,
biought In a wondctful story Thursday, con
cerning the falling of a gigantic meteor, in
a field near that road at New Bumslde,
Johnson Comity, HI., Wednesday night
Tho weight of the meteor is
estimated nt about a ton and a half, and It
was Imbedded In tho giound several feet
Tho phenomenon excited the denlensof
the village to a high degree ami created a
great sensation. Hundreds of ieople visited
I'erdlnand Ward I'lia.U Not Guilty.
NewYoiik, Juno 0. Ferdinand Ward
was taken to tho court again yesteiday
morning, to plead to four indictments for
grand larceny In the first degree, found
against him jointly with James D.
Fish. His counsel entered pleas of not
guilty to tho Indictments. Warden
Kleman, of tho Ludlow Street Jail, was In
structed to produce Ward in court again on
Monday next to answer any further indict
ments that may bo found against him. The
hearing on all tho Indictments was set down
for Juno 15.
Conrederate Memorial Hay.
Baltimoiik, June fl. Yesterday wa ob
served as Confederate Memorial day at
London Park Cemetery, where most of the
Baltimore boyswhowore tho grayare taking
their long sleep. The graves of the Con
federate dead were decorated by the ladle
of tho Confederate Association. The mu
sical piogmmino for the occasion was very
Westew-y, R. I., June fl. The Eastern
Association of the Seventh-day Baptist
Church, embracing Rhodo Island, Connecti
cut Now York, New Jersey and Pennsyl
vania, began here yesteiday the four-day
meeting of Its forty-ninth annual session.
Fourteen chinches wete represented.
A Counterfeiter Arreated.
Boston, Juno fl. Fred Thatcher, an old
offender, was arrested Thursday night as
tho man who has flooded tho city with coun
terfeit stiver coin for months past A com
plete counterfeiter's apparatus was found at
Death Sentence Commuted.
Vkw Onr.KANB, Juno 6. Tho sentence
of John Baptlste, who was to be hanged
yesterday with Foster and Bob Williams,
has been commuted to Imprisonment for
life. Baptlste is a weak-minded negro boy
and tho evidence against hlin was not con
clusive. He was convicted of assaulting
Mrs. M. Reiner. When told that his sen
sum was commuted, hs danoad arauiil hi
call, kwxbed awl cxMHtoa tha
MURPHY 4 BRO.
A SPLENDID DISPLAY
Unsurpassed in Cheapness
and Beauty. ,;&
Prints and Lawns,
BATISTES AND GINGHAMS
Satines & Percales,
Prices 5c. per yarj and
Black and White
And many other new and cheap
goods from our buyer now in
48 & 50 Limestone.
N. B.- JH?t opened CENTIMERI
5 Button Kid vloves in 'Tans and
Operas. Also our own Glove in 5
Button, Scallop Top.
rand opi:ua house,
tf HJtiesflH HMO IJIUTMIrty,
June lO nnd 11
ARTHUR C. MCKNIGHT'S
l'auious t(i,W0 S,c.tcle-The Fairy Opera of the
Itcndereil Uv ThreHuntrf J nnd Fifty Perform
ers, iti the richest and moat elent costume
ever displayed oa tbe American Stage.
MARVELOUS AERIAL EFFECTS!
Thn Griuiiivftt Attraction of Modern
Mviffc human beings aro keen floating through
thealroutl t?cy clouds. Others rising from storm
tusfced waits, dinging t rugged rocks. Others
descending Irom ar-al realms in char iota ol the
air, or liornn by mightyeag.es In their niaiestto
flight. No deecripllon can coriTey an approximate
iile of this (Jorge us Pageant.
Ixjw srale or l'ricts 1'arnuette and Press Cir
cle, "Scejts; HaUony, 00c; Gallery, 85c.
S3 Dozen Hat at 12c. Worth 40c.
iO " " " 21c. " 60c.
7S " " ' 75c. " 11.00 to 11.50
1110 " " "S1.38 " 12 00 to 12.50
Iheiel stat HM are r.et English rallani: all
shade vxrept while, black anl ecru. They cost
the rjuhuraciurer i.w io tnaca ana are a rare
biualn ot that price. They come In the brow m,
tans nuvys. inrrtlrs. nerccs antl all the absent
Ono Prloound Tho Loweat
Kiltr-ril Haitian. tlieOitraman, at Chicago.
Cuicaoo, Juno 0. Edward Haitian, tho
champion oarsiimn, arrived at the Grand
Pacific Hotel yesterday morning. After re
maining hero a few days he will go to To
ronto to get Into condition. In an Interview
yesterday, Mr. Hanlan said, In regard to
Teemer's challenge: "Please say for me
that I will row Teenier five races, one, two,
three, four antl five miles respectively, for
f 1,000 each race, or I will row hltn a three
mile race for $5,000. The fho race to be
rowed on different courses In Canadian and
American waters, and ono ot them I should
like to have come oft at Pullman. I shall
be In New York In a couple of weeks and I
should like to meet him there."
L'reparlng to ReeeW tlia Apaash ta
, El Paso, Tex., June fl. The Mexican
Government has prepared for the arrival ot
the murderous Apaches In the Sierra Mad
res. Orders have been sent the various
Presidents ot all the towns nlong the Sierra
Madros, and to the military commander at
Casaa Grandca and Kl Valle deSan Benena
Ventura, notifying them to prepare for raids.
The Eleventh regiment of Cavalry ha left
Farral for Casa Grande. A band of Apa
ches has been seen near Masco Springs, and
the bodies ot several murdered American
mi Mexican have been found near Cart
itllo Springs, badly mutllmttd.
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