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"CITY GUN STORE"
Oldect in the city; wtabllhei in Wl.
Com'l at. , between th and 10th Bu.
MANrriCTURKS DFALKR IS ALU HINDU
Aavsaaalioa of ill deter p'lnne always ob hed at
(Uaeral repairing In all kinds of metale. ays
fall deecrlptione mad 10 order, and satisfaction
arrested. Ulv me a call, and be convinced for
tearaslf, at te ( n of tbe "BIO GO ."
JOHN A. KOEHLER,
14a Proorlcior, Cairo. 111.
W. BTaUTTOS. Cairo. T. BIRD, Missouri.
8TEATT0N & BIRD,
It. M Ohio Levee, Cairo, I'!.
fjpm 1 ku Astrlcan Powdor Oo
Grand Central Store.
X E. iisrcE
aIenafaotarer and Dealer tn
'O Com'l Atc, Bet. 5th A th 8t.,
just received a full line of
All a winter goods
hick ha will anil at the lowest bottom prices. It
eSBWlses the beat of oT. LOUIS HAND MADS
37 ef BOSTON MANUFACTURES, LADIES'
..1 rPM nRIV'S SHOKS. and (JESTS' RUB-
81 BOOTH andSHOKS.
I ear-We alto make to order anything In onr Una
eftae beat material and workmanship.
Mrs. J. S. HACKEK,
Cor. Washington At., Fonrtb St.
Fnll ttoek Qf mstrlals for
Urt :- Needle :- Work,
Zephpra of all Shades.
("Lessons given In A nations. Orders for
;tala( and embroidery aollclted.
X8IT BROJ.. lJroprltor.
Fashturton Are. and lath 8t , Cairo, 111
T"Mals served at all boari night and day.
wroawca ot inanaDiio solicited.
A Household Article for Universal
For Scarlet sad
I Typhoid Fevers,
I Soro Throat, Small
Pox, Measles, and
the Sick should uu it freely. Scarlet Fever lu
never been known to ipread where the Fluid
used. Yellow Fever has been cured with it after
black vomit hail taken place. The wont
cue of Diphtheria yicJii to It.
Faveredand Sick Per-1 BMALL-POX
eon refreshed and ) - and
Hed Hores prevent-, PITTINO of Small
?d vby "n Vox PREVENTED
barer Fluid. , , , .
Impure Air made ' ,, A member of my fam.
harraleu and piirifKyi. I "T ,wa "
For Sore Throat it u a J"1?'1 "P0.1- 1 V,ed
urecure . Fluid ; the patient wae
ConUrlon deatroyed. i "i waa not
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I had it. -J. W. Park.
Soft White Complex- 1
loaa tecured by itt use.
Ship Fever Drevented.
To purify chc Itreath.
CTeaoae the Teeth,
it can't be turpaued.
Catarrh relieved and
Ituroe relieved imu ntly.
The phytidans bare
use Dnrbvt Hind very
tucceufully in the treat
ment of Diphtheria.
Tetter dried up.
I'loere purified and
In oaae of Heath It
ahould be used about
the corpse It wUl
prevent any unpleas
The eminent Phy.
SUM. M. I., Mew
York, aavs: "I, am
convinced Prof Darbyt
Prophylactic Fluid it a
nte. v euied.
r ounda healed raoidlv.
An Antidote for Animal
or Vegetable Poiuna,
I tued the Fluid during
our present affliction with
Scarlet Fever with do
tided advantage. It it
IndUpemahl. to the tick,
room. Wm. F. Sajio.
oid, Eyrie, Ala.
Vauderbllt Vnlvenlty, KaahvlUe, Tenn.
I teatify to the nict enctllent qualitif of Prof.
y.iuy. rrupnyiaciic rima. as a disinfectant and
determent it is both theoretically and practically
superior to any preparation with which I am ac
quainted -N. T. Li kiom, Prof. Chemistry.
Parbya Fluid la Recommended by
Hon. AlEXANtiia H. Stefhihj. ol Geoma
Rer. Chv F. Vtum, V.U., Church of the
Mrangcrs, N . V. :
Jo. LaCoirra, Columbia. Prof.,t'niversity,S C.
Rev. A. J. BarrLB, Prof., Merrer University;
Kev. Gbo. F. Pikhcb, Bishop M. E. Church.
KDIM'KNSAHLK TO EVERY HOME.
Perfcctiy harmless. Used internally or
externally for Man or Beast.
The Fluid has been thoroughly tested, and we
have abundant tvldrnrt that it has done everything
here claimed. F . fuller information get of your
Druggist a pamplilet or send to the proprietors,
w J. H. ZEILIJf A CO.,
hUiuifacturing Chemisu, KlHADfcLPHIA.
(JAIRO OPERA HOUSE.
Grand Iloliday Attraction!
One Night Onlv.
The Greatest of all Modern Dramas,
"A Celebrated Case."
Grand Family Matinee!
The Sublime Drama from TenyaoB't Favortta
The Shi) wecked Sailor
Reserved seats at Buder's. Popn'ar prices. 18,
a0 and cents. N extra chaige far reserved
seats. Admission to matinee, 10c:; children, He.
136 &138 Com'l Ave.
have received a full and complete Una
ol new Fall and Winter
Cloaks, Dolmans, Notions, Etc.
A heavy stock of Body Bruaoels, Taper
tries and Ingrain
fall stock of Oil Cloths, til sites and
Clolhini & Gents' Fun
A fulTand complete stock li now being
eloeedont at, great bargains.
All Oroolej at Bottom Frlot
CAIRO, ILLINOIS, TUESIMV
; JOINED IN JAIL
The Romintlo Nuptials of a Choir
Leader and a Horse Thief.
A Village Belle Breaks the Law to
Her Lover in Prison.
" In Maiden Meditation Fanoy Freo-Near-8ighted
A Train Iioadof Christmas,
Oi.ovrR8vii.LB, N. Y.. Dec. 24. Oi
Friday a romauca was cousummjted away
up In the Adirondack!! wblcti, iq tanlrU
plot and novel Uetallx, claiun equality wlih
the strangest of the many fabulous t'liris--mas
tails that ar )ut now being printed.
Tbe story lb told by a man wbo came to tliii
town to-day from Sftngorllle, Hamilton
county. Krd Koderlck, a young man of
24 or i6 years, of buriy frame, but with :i
certain manly charm In bU rouU ways, tbe
son of a popular old guide up at Indian
Lake, bas been confined In tbe Hamilton
county tail at SaKerllle for tbe past four
or live months awaiting trial on tbe charge
of stealing a pair of horses from a farmer of
that county. Every Sunday afternoon tha
l!ev. Arthur Chambers, the pantor of tbe
Methodist church in the vlllae, in com
pany with a dozen or lifteeen rarfinhers of
his congregation, bold a prayer meeting in
'be Jail. For two years it has been the
MI88 aONKS AUSTIN,
the young and by no means uncomely
daughter of tbe villaze apothecary, to Join
tbe missionary band, and ber sweet voico in
credited with bavins influenced many a
ougb hearted prisoner to eiperlnce con
version. The first Sunday after Roderick's
arrest, abe became acquainted with bint
during the meeting, and on several suc
ceeding Sundays It wag noticed, without
exciting remark, she was oftener in a aide
corridor with tbe prisoner than at her cusr
tnrnary post In the cbotr, laboring for rhe
general salvation. After a month or o, by
permission of the Sheriff, sbe made special
and irregular week day visits to tbe
prisoner, assuring tbe Jail attendauta that
ber "heathen" was fan falling under the
lufluenoe. Finally abe began to neglect her
Sunday work, but her week day visits be
oarae more frequent. Tbil led to some
little whispering among ber co-workers but
no genuine general suspicion waa arousid.
Some live or sir weeks ago Roderick con
fessed conviction at a Sunday meeting,
given at;tbe time hearty praise and credit to
tht evangelizing efforts of Miss Austin.
Tb)s only bred envy In the several breasts
of ber deserted co-workers and toniue after
tongue began to wag until at every fireside
in the community t was tbe chief topic
discussed. With tbe
Aggie Austin's name wm In an opprobri
ous sense connected with that of Ferd.
Roderick, and all sorts of reckless talk was
indulged In. Mr. Austin vainly forbade his
daughter continuing ber vlsita to tbe Jail.
The father then called in tbe sberlff, and tn
this was more successful, for the visit
were at once Interdicted. Two weeks ago
ast Thursday Agnes disappeared from ber
'lorae, and nothing was beard of ber
-vbereabouts ustll last Friday, when a
constable came riding Into tageville with
Agoea behind him. Sbe was taken before
tbe magistrate and aent to Jail on a charge
if stealing one of the very horses for tbe
iheft of which
was suffering confinement. Tbe constable
said that sbe stole the horse In broad day
light, and when pursued made but a very
feeble attempt to escape. Her story is
that Ferd told her to go to his father's
camp and await bis arrival, which would
be as soon as an opportunity for escape pre
sented itself. After waking for him at the
camp for more tban a week sbe says sbe be
came desperate, and, resolving to Join bim
in jail, ran away from the camp with tbe
deliberate Intention of committing some
crime tbat would place her by her lover's
side. Her stealing the same horse tbat Ferd
had once stolen, sbe asserts, was a simple
accident. Miss Austin's ball was fixed at
800, but sbe refused to accept bondsmen
and reaume ber liberty. On Friday morn
ing Roderick sent for the sberlff and In
formed bim that he wished to wed Miss
A;nes Austin, who, when brought before
the sheriff, declared a similar desire. Tbe
girl being 19 years old, and therefore of
legal age, tbe sheriff deemed it his duty to
comply with their wishes and committing
magistrate Jarvis waa summoned. At 3
o'clock in tbe afternoon. In tbe corridor of
the Jail with tbe sheriff and two deputies at
witnesses, the felon lovers were raadt
one. The District Attorney
that this most remarkable of Hymen's con
solidations will not hinder bim from prose
cuting tbe bride and groom on the separate
indictments. He promises, however, to
try and bring both cases up at the same
term of court, and thua allow the pair to
make their bridal Journey together to their
future mountain home at Clinton prison.
Tbe father of Miss Austin makes some dire
threats against the Sberlff for his course,
but it ia evident enough that tbe romantic
horse thieves have many sympatbizsrs
among the excited village people, who were
late to bed Friday night, and neglectful of
their business yesterday because they were
so absorbed in hearing and so eager to tell
the story of tbe wedding of tbe Jail birds.
It bas been said by some tbat no Hamilton
county Jury will ever :onvit the pair, and
t hat as no one is a loser by tbelr crimes
tbey should be permitted to try liberty
again. There being but one corridor In
the Jail, man and wife are not separated
during tbe day, but they oocupy different
A Modern Borgia.
GaLVKSTov, Deo. 24. A special to the
San Antonio News says: Mrs. Christian,
who soate time ago was charged by several
newspapers of this State with having poi
soned Mr. Coolbaugb. a prominent attache
of tha press and the Rio Grande Railway,
It being laid at tbe time tbat Coolbaugb was
her seventh viotlm, has been arrested here
on tbe charge of causing the
death a few days ago of Louis Bruuner.
She was Brunner's mistress. The morning
before he died the pair bad quarreled,
which resulted In her leaving the house.
It was given out tbat Brunner's death re
sulted from painters' colic. An analysis of
his stomach is now progressing by dlreotion
of tbe county Judge. Notwithstanding the
woman's alleged reoord, this Is the first
time she has been arrested.
Waboiwon, D. C, Deo. M.-Forthe
Tennessee sod Ohio Valley dealing weather
with nortkwesuriy wtadi tad rising bar
meter, far tfce Upper XUtuutp! Valley
oalder aa4 partly alsnUy waaOar wit, light
IH: I Look Very Far.
Baltimhiiu, Ml., Duo. 24. Mr. Jobs
A. Walsn told a reporter yesterday that he
did not see If government officers were look
ing for him why thty didn't find bim. He
had made no attempt to hldn. Ho
believed tbey did not care to have him
to testify. Knlloge, against whom he
would have to give evidence, was, he said,
too koo.1 a friend of Cbandler'a. and thj
president was too grateful for Kelloss'
aupport at the Chicago couvention to make
the prosecution anainst bim very active.
Mr. Walsh weut over tbe history of tbu
star-route trials, and claimed to find evi
dence of apathy on the part of tbe govern
ment since Garfield's death, and a dis
position to convict only small fry and let
tuu fish ficupe, while keeping up a great
noise to make people think the thieves
were being very hard pressed.
Bad Weather In New Torsi.
New York. Dec. 24. -The thermometer
stood about eight degrees above zero in the.
city moat of the day yesterday. About'
p. m. the weather moderated a little, an I
ai 9 o'clock snow beuan to fall, reaching
several inches in depth by 1 o'clock this
morning. When it was cold a rain set
In, making the condition of tbe aireets
tiiost deplorable. Tbe streets yesterday
jjvere nearly deserted, and churches anil
places of amusemi nt were poorly attended
a a rule.
IIRIKTM XH WITH HIS FA MILT.
Frank Jamea Thankful to the United
Stales Courts for Hia Liberty.
I.ndupf.ndknck, Mo. , Dec. 24. Your
correspondent braved the elements yester
day afternoon and drove about three nil es
southwest of the el'y to tbe residence of
Col. Samuel Uiilston, father-in-law of
Frank Jainf. In answer to the summons
at tbe door, Col. Ralstnu appeared, and. in
n ply to a query, said that Frank bad gone
to spend the aflprnoon with his wife at a
neighbor ' near by.
Col. Raision is very communicative on
the subject of bis son-in-law, and bas
every belief in bis ultimate acquittal. He
related the oft told story of tbe marriage of
his daughter Anna to Frank, and described
the sorrow be bad experienced because be
believed that be would never see her again.
"Things have changed," said Mr. Ral
ston, "and 1 now expect the lat
(lays of my existence to be happy
The correspondent then proceeded to the
resilience of Mr. Wm. Hill, and found the
object of his search sitting beside an old
time fire-place. "I am enjoying my free
dom splendidly," said Frank. "I ate the
heartiest and best (and be cast bis eyes in
the direction of bis mother-in-law) dinner
to-day I have eaten in fourteen months. I
am feeling very much exhausted. The ex
citement, travel and trouble of the last two
days bavu nearly worn me
out. It was a generous Christ
mas gift for the United States oourt to let
me spend tbe holiday with ray family aud
friends. I hardly ev ented so much cour
tesy after tbe treatment 1 hare received at
the bands of tbe State authorities. Do you
know tbat Mayor Warner actually came up
and sho k bands with me and treated mc as
if I were a man?"
He said be was not apprehensive of con
viction on any of tbe charges preferred
against him. All he wanted was a fair and
impM-tial trial in each. He was confident
tbat be could prove bis Innocence and
would satisfy the public tbat he was not
what they bad thought bim to be all these
al Mary Anderson HUH,
Nkw York, Dec. 'J4. The morning pi
pers state that a private cablegram bas
been received in this city from bu Mary
Anderson, saying; "I am wedded to my
profession alone, and I authorize an em
pbatlo denial of of tbe published stories
about matrimonial engagements with the
Duke of Portland, Henry E. Abbey, or
any other p.Tson. Please publish this de
nial, so tbat my friends may know that I
am and will remain Mary Anderson.
llaverly Bnya Another Theater.
New York, Dec. 24. J. H. Havcrly,
wbo recently bouirbt out the San Francisco
minstrels of this city, will change tbe name
of the house to Haverly's Comedy Theater,
and open D-c. Slst with Aimee French
liilly Birch says it is true tbat he had to
sell out his share in tho San Francisco, on
accout of losses in Wall street.
Bos;)! Uead Men.
Chicago, D c. 24. An examination was
in progress this morning of Dr. Henry
Seiger, ex-coiintv physician and Wm.
Gnetsohaw and Itelus Driver, all charged
with conspiracy to defraud the Home Life
Insurance Company out of twenty-five hun
dred dollars, by palming off bogus dead
men on the company.
Roger A. fryor'a Fee.
Nsw York, Doc. 24. Mr. Roger A.
Prynr yesterday authorized a reporter to
say tbat be bas not, as rumored, received
$15,000 in fees out of a fund raised for
O'Donnell's defense. He also said that Ms
fees amounted to considerably les than
Ciiicauo, Dec. 24. Nellie West, daugh
ter of a wealthy Loudon banker, who was
reiuued from a gambler at the depot re
cently, attempted suicide last evening with
laudanum. Her condition this morning
A Train Load of ChrUlmaa Dinner lor
Nk.w York, D-c. J4. A special train
on the Long Isiaud Railroad left Iluntes'
Point al 9 a. in. and returned at 7.40 p. m.
sfier distributing 1.2'H) turkeys given by
Pies. dent Austin Corhin to employes.
I lie HtMlNon Full of Ire.
Nkw York. D c. 2. The Hudson, from
Rhlnebeck to Pouu'hkeepsie, is filled with
solid masses of limiting ice. North of the
latter city the river Is practically closed.
AH trains on ro tds along the river were
badly delayed by snow.
On a Writ ol Habeas erpn.
Imuanai'oi.h, Ind., Dec. 24. Hon.
Jan. B. Ryan was declared Insane and re
cently placed in the Statu Asylum, will be
brought before Juilire Howe of tbe Superior
court, on a writ of habeas corpus. 4
An Kttltor Dead.
Nkw Y'ork, Deo. 24. Col. Benjamin
T. Stafford, Commander of 11th Nkw Y'ork
regiment during the war and late editor ol
the Red Bank Democrat, died yester
day. Bnalneaa BloeiB starve!.
1'oxaMOL'TH, O., Deo. M. Dan Mo
FarbuidB butdnaaa block Burtsj m
11,009; laavraaoe t,Q0t).
A Trrrlble Kallroavd Accident.
LoiisviLLK, Ky., Dec. 21. Tnis mori
Ing a 7 o'clock tbe Chicago passenger train
south on the Louisville, New Albany and
Chicago road went through tbe bridge
over a creek near Salem, lad.. 25 iune
from her :.
A TKRRIDLB WRECK
ensued. It Is reported tbat the baggage
master, express messenger and several
passengers were killed and every person
on tbe train hurt. Tbe palaoe car took fire
and burned. The bridge had been weak
ened by a flood.
OmVers of Urn road and surgeons have
gone to the scene.
iNUtANAi-oLia, Dec. 24. The railroads
are suffering heavily from snow and water.
Nearly all tbe lines report wrecks. At
Aron bridge, on the Indianapolis ft St.
Louis, two freights collided lasi night,
fatally Injuring Robert Medarls, brakeman,
and severely Samuel Brown, conductor;
both of this ciiy.
A caboose and water tank burned near
Franklin on tho I. M. 4 I.
Last night a passenger engine broke down
w hile running sixty miles an hour. Tbe
express and postal cars were burled over a
fence into a corn field and the engine anni
hilated. Juines F. Callaway, a Louisville
passeuger was badly bruised, but not fa
tally. The tr iln men miraculously
caped. A Wrecking train going to the as
sistance t, 'he nassencers was ilelaved h
tbe big fo-r freight wreck near Lawrence-
Cbas. Sandford, of New Albany, tbe
baggagemaster, and an unknown lady from
Lafavettc, were killed In the wreck at
Salem. The whole truln iru hiiriiml I. I.
reported that four Daa-encora were burneil
to death in the smoking car. The passen
gers in the ladles' coach and sleeper es
caped. The accident hannened at the
bridge over Blue River, loosened bv recent
rain-. Tbe list of wounded Is not vet
known. The loss to the road wMI reach.
Sudden Rise ol tbe Ohio.
Cincinnati, (., D-c 24. Noon Ohio
river has risen IS fi et sluce last night and
now registers 27 feet in ohannel water
mark's guage, and rising one foot per
hour. Old rivermen say that unless a cold
wave Sets in within 24 hours, tha fl.inrt alll
do Immense damage. .So far losses heard from
tnrotignout tne city win aggregate f28,00O
tbll nioruin:. S veral thousand hushala nf
coal in barges, lumber and cooperage stored
a ong toe snore, were taken up and washed
awav before I' could tin removed. ha(Ha
300 barrels of molasses lost from tbe steamer
U. r. Schenck. Other losses coming In
A TRIVIAL QUARREL
Results in a Seventeen-year-old Boy Mur
tiering His Brother,
The Murderer Surrenders The Heart
Bioken Mother's Grief.
Newark, Dec. 24. -At 9:30 o'olock last
night a 17-year-old boy rushed Into the
First District Police Station, and in the
wildest excitement exclaimed:
"Send for a doclor; I've shot a man."
Lieut. Trowbr.diie thought the fellow
wrs crazy. Tbe youth said his nam e was
John Schneider, and that he had shot his
brother, Gustav, at their boarding house,
No. 17(5 Williams street. Tbe brother
boardod with John Schopcber an 1 his wife.
Gustav, aged 20, is a blacksmith, and John
is employed in the Domestic Seiwuj Ma
chine Factory. The brothers bad a quar
rel about bimnesj matters, and during tbe
war of words tbe elder called the younger a
vile name. John at that time was in asi
SiiJ ilninvr room. He retorted, and
I II . i l.l'KU BKOTQBS
entered where he was. Gustav raised bis
fist to strike, when John drew a 82-callbre
n vDlver and fired, shooting Gustav through
the heart. Mrs. Sabopcben entered tbe
room Just as the shot was fired. Tbe mur
derer rushed into the other room, pointing
the revolver. He was disarmed, after a
struggle, by John Ligbtenberger, of No.
303 Plane stieet, who sat in the outer room
at tbe table in conversation with Mr.
TUB MURDERKR BROKE LOOSE,
and proceeded to police headquarters,
where he was locked up. He la a tine look
ing fciiow, as was also his murdered
brother. The brothers are Hungarians,
and iu consequence of the second marriage
of their mother left home and boardod with
the Schopchens. They could not agree
with their stepfather. Two months ago
John Schneider wanted to kill gome one, and
was disarmed. When your correspondent
visited th,i scene of tbe tragedy, to
night, be found Mrs. Theis, tha
mother of the Schneiders, there. Tbe
poor old woman was In a terrible
ag'ny. -ilie bocamo hysterical and tbrew
herself upon the bloody corpse and kissed
and bunged it, exclaiming, "Ob, mein
Gott, mein Gott, my poor, good boy, I
want to die. This is is too much to bear."
She ttmk tbe boJjJin ber arms while tbe
blood from the gaping wound In his breast
flowed over her, staining her silvery hair
with dark blotches. The mother's lips
were even dabbled with blood as she
pressed them again and again to the face of
her dead boy, moaning out her agony.
The crimson stains grew larger on ber
breast as -be held the dead youth closely
KOCKI.Xd TO AND FRO
and calling him tenterly by name. A little
pooi of-iirhy clotted blood forme d in ber
lap, and ber fingers
AtMI.KSSI T WANDERtNQ ABOUT,
were closely stuck together with the oozing
fluid. The corpse grew cold in her arras,
and she begceil and pleaded that sbe be not
taken from her "boy." Tbe scene waa
heartrcndln;. It touk two offloers to tear
her from (he murdered boy. Offioer Boy
Ian found the revolver concealed under the
bed. The Suiiopcliens and John Ligbten
berger were deiained at police headquarters
For pRsmhia: I'ounlerlelt Money lhlt
SrKTN"FiKi.it, Mo,, Deo. 24. One John
Davis, u!i:i8 An l'Tson, alias John David
son, was examined before United States
Commissioner Jones Saturday morning on
tho obarge ot passing counterfeit money,
and In default of boud ot $750, was sent to
the county Jail to await trial at the March
term of the Uulted States distrust oourt at
Jefferson City. Davis Is a stranger here.
Friday be worked off several counterfeit balf
dollar pieces on a number of newibeys and
little boya employed as conductors on tbe
People's Street railroad.
Patrick Loftus slipped from a Kansas
City sldewaik over en cabaaknwBt tweeti
feet and killed hlmislf.
Expires Train rampaianeeV,
Cbicaou, D c. 24. Tbe express tfiU
on the Lou sville, Nashville A New Albany (
Road, wbich left here at 7 o'clock laat elaM
was dispatched tbls morning near Salaam,)
Ind. The railroad at tbat point was all
down. No definite particulars of the dlaee,
trr have bean received at the General Oftse
of the company. And nothing Is known as
to whether any fatalities occurred.' i
Jennings, General Trafflo Manager,1
telegraphed he Is safe. i
L'nfalthfnl Servant Shota
Dallas, Tex., Deo. 24.-M. Tarks, a
planter near Lancaster, tbls county, bad a
horse stolen and his house burglarized of
nearly $600 last night by Henry Lawrence,
whom be employed aa a farmlabonr. Tbe
thief passed near Dallas this morning.
Sberlff Smith snd a posse, on Information
by telegraph, pursued him five mil. t and
exchanged a number of shots with bim, hut
he escaped In the timber after abaodealag
Bloominston, III., III., Dec. 24. Miss
Lucy Allyn, aged 84, was found dead ia
bed at McLean, this county, on Saturday.
The cause of death undoubtedly was fumes
from a base-burner, burning hard coal.
Sbe kept a millinery store and lived alone.
Sbe was a grand-daughter of James Allyn,
one of the founders of Bloomlngton. The
room was filled with gas. Tha dampers of
tbe stove had not been properly arranged.
Washington, Dec. 24. The completed
list of committees was laid before the
House soon after noon to-day. Below is
g ven the memberships of the more imper
s nt ana oiiairinen or minor commltteesi
Ways and Means, Morrison, III., Chair
man; Mills, Texas; Blount, Ga. ; Black
burn, Ky.j Hewitt, N. Y. ; Herbert, Ala.;
Uuro, Ohio; Jones, Ark.; Kelley, Pa.;
Kasson, Ia.; McKinley, Ohio; Hlseoek, N.
Y. ; Russell, Mass.
Jkffrsos City, Dec. 24. -Most of the
contractors at the Penitentiary will shut oft
work to-day for the week, thus giving a
lngr holiday to tbe square men and con
victs. Heretofore thi custom has been to
stop work but one day for Chrisunas.
Warden Willis will furnish a grand dinner
to the convicts to-morrow.
A l.arK F.alnto.
New York, Dec. 24. George K. Wil
liams, president of the Chemical National
Bank, bas been appointed temporary ad
ministrator of tbe estate of Louis C. QsBs
merslr. The will is being oontestcd. The
estate Is valued at over 15,000,000.
Bnrflara Badly. Fooled. '
St. Joseph, Mo., Deo. 24. -The safe In
' D. McNeely's wholesale grocery waa
blown open last night. The robbers only
te ured $10 in money. McNeely received
f lii.OOO Saturday, but banked it. Rxpefts
did tbe Job.
Pittsburo, Deo. 34. An explosion of
natural gas in Shoenberger A Co.' stable
early this morning completely wrecked toe
brick stable and Instantly killed 2 valuable
horses and four draught mules. Lots,
Joseph Beck, of Cherokee, Ks.,'waa
bitten about two months ago by bis little
dog. On Saturday night be died of hydro
phobia. THE MARKETS.
CATTLE - Receipts 2,000; dujh
exports $5 9007 00; eoou w ehdlbe
shipping quoted at (7 TS (36 40; common
to fair $4 Wm 00.
HOGS-Receiota 18.000 dnll and slews
light at $4 90To 60; rough packing
$o 00O6 60: heavy uaokin and snmnin
$6 frOTaB 10.
CATTLE Exporters $6 30ftd 70; rood
to heavy do $3 76tf) 20; ligbt to fair $4 40t
6 00; ooramun to medium $4 40ra5 00; fair
to good Colorado $4 00 60; soutbwest Si li
Hi 60; grass Texans $3 SO(9S 00; light to
good Blockers $ 501.7 j; fair to good teed- j
era $8 75(94 25; common to choice native
cows and heifers 8 004 5; soallavrags ot
any kind $2 50ft8 00.
HOGS-Receipta 4,578 head; shipments
8,888 head. Market unsettled, Pack-
ere selling at $6 8005 40 for rough mixed;
and butchers steady at MM
SHEEP Common, medium and HthttKai
8 10; fair to good
Texans' h 7Mb.
04 25; fair to
WHEAT Decemoer 97: February
99; JanuarvHSK; May 1 Otis.
COUN-Deoeraber 61: January 82:
February ISO; Mav 02.
OATS-December 84; January 84;
February 34K; May 8SK.
WnEAT December $1 02 b: vear
Tanuary 108; February Jl 06ra
1 0ft ; Mav $1 11 Vf31 IVi ; March $107.
CORN JJecember 48 b: year jjan-
jav 4SK349X; February OOJtOSOV; May
OATS December 80 X b: year; Jan
uary 81 Si ; February 82 b; May 88
f33i H .
WHEAT December $1 18; January
$1 18; February $1 15; May $1 20k.
CORN December 65; January 68;
February 66' ; May 89i.
OATS-December 40 Mt January 40 H;
February 42; May 44. ;
BLTTKH Creamerv at 80O31 to 485
for selections, a shade more tn a small way;
aeconds at 25ol.,8. Dairy at 24r92tj
for choice to faocv, to 27 for selections;
'fair 12(316; low grade AvaiO. Poor to
choice near-by In pails 8015.
EGGS Receipt 121 pkg. In better de
mand and slow at 240. for got
' good to choice
POULTR Y Dressed , Spring chickens
small $2 00(32 25:falr to choice. $50aa 75;
choice $8 25; Old chlokena-Cocks $2(92 75;
mixed, $2 7503 00; hens. $2 75;
turkeys, $5fav9 V dozen; aocoiding to slse
and dressed at 11 hfdlia per lb.; ducks
$3 00(98 25; Geese $4(98. ,
H heat arrived quiet and and eorn to
arrived unchanged. Wheat steady; oorn
to arrive quiet. Mark Lane Wheat dull
and corn dull. Country markets quiet.
California wheat to arrived declined Id.
Spot wheat dull No. 2 spring, as ftd;
No. 8 spring, none In market; Western
winter, Ss M. Mixed western corn dull
at Is ftd. Demand from Continent and
TJnlted Kingdom ao4 asuob dotag In wheat.