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JJR. J. K. 8TRONO,
129 Commercial Ave-, Cairo, 111.
VAI'Oii, SLKCTUO-VAI'OK Ao MBDIUATKD
A adr in attendance.
Q.EOKGE HARRISON LEECH, M. D.
PHYSICIAN & SURGEON,
Spaclal attention paid to the Homtopathlc treat -meiit
of surgical ulei-, and d.ieae of worsen
OKr'ICk On lttU ilreet, opposite the l'oat
Office, Ca'ro, 111.
Jjl M. IIARUELL, M. D.
OFFICE - Kant Side Commercial, below 8th 81.
R. K W. WHITLOCK.
Orrica No. 13 Coinnurcta) Avenoa. hsiween
MHiiand Ninth 8tr u
jyj G. PARSONS, M. X).,
OCULIST AND AURIST.
OFKICK-Clty Drug Store, Carbondale, 111.
rjlUECITY NATIONAL RANK.
71 OHIO LEVEE.
a General Bankintr riusiness
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JNTERPRiSE SAVING RANK
EXCUMVKI.Y A SAVINGS H.K.
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CAIRO. 11,1. S.
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H. tt KI.LS, tinner.
1 P. H IV if, Vicel'rev'nt
I T. J. Kurlii. Ar'l rant.
. Bros CVrul WUlUn Klue. in
Peter Ncff - I Wliluw Wolf....
l'. M UfUrloU " 10. O.Ptlet '
K A. Buder ' 11. Well
J. V. C'lemon, Caledonia.; .
AUBSKRAl BANKING BCSIKKbS DuNE.
Kichaoi-o eold and buneht. Inlerett paid ii
IbeSavlnKi leprtmnt. Collectlona made nod
all bnalnen promptly attended to.
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Patrick T. Mcxilpine,
Made to Order.
8th St., bet. Ohio Levee & Commercial Ave.
CAIRO, - ILL
Repairing: neatly done at short notice.
CAIRO STAR LAUNDRY.
I woold respectfullr annonnce to the cltlrena of
Cairo that I have opened and am carrying on a
flr.t clan laundry In the rear of Winter't Block,
on Seventh atreet, whet lam prepared to do all
kinds of work In my line in a superior and work
manahtp atyle, defying competition and at reason
able figures. All woik guaranteed, and prompt
payment If any goodi are lost.
N. B. Entrance to laundry, through the private
entrance to Winter's Block. 7 JM am
Mrs. Emily Bowers,
Mrs. AMANDA CLARKSONf, Agent.
Next Alexander Oo. Dank, Hth 8t
HTHood Stnrb and l'rlcea naannal.l.'
Leader in a
IN THE PASTRY
TaBllla,Imoii, Orunge, ett., flavor Cakes,
Creaisa.PudUlnira.Acua Urllrulely and naU
rally ua the fruit from u hlch they urenade.
FOR STKE.NGTH AM) TRUE FKUT
FLAVOR THEY STAND ALONE.
RlUBtO It THI
Price Baking Powder Co.,
Chicago, III. st. Louis, Mo.
Dr. Price's Cream Baking Powder
Dr. Price's Lunulin Yeast Gems,
Hut Dry Hop Vru.t.
WE MAKE BUI ONE QUALITY.
0. W. IIEiTI)EllS01sT,
No. VM Commercial Ave.,
Sole Affentfoi the ('elebiate'
MiDufaclurer amJ Dealer in
Tin, Copper and Sheet Iron Work,
baildtrs' Urd tre and Curpei.t. r' Tonli, Tan.'e
and Pocket Cutlery, let In tbe narket. Ititgera
liroi.' Plated Kulves, Kurks anu sunon". (irHinie
I tl' i i r . . ... l . ... ,
truu t. arc. ni-iuu uriueuware, v. uiii- jiouiiiam
Freescr. Water Coolers, Itefrieraturs. Clothes
Wrptiic..F f'mun V..,, ,p Ct ... T u 4 .1 ... j: t
Tiuplemenis, Uoldua star oil stoves- nest in the
"wiiu, ii.uiib wi cirri u'-i n; infr. n.KIU
Carort S weevera. Krather Dusti-rs. Hrrxuns. U in
dow Screen Wire Cloth, Pull supply ol Fielrng
The abote t rocK bottom prices.
Corner l.'th and Commercial Avenue, Cairo, III.
Telephone No. i.
LOUIS C. HERBERT,
(Successor to Cha.s. T. Newland and
II. T. Gerould.)
Plumber, Steam and Gas Fitter
Commercial Ave , bet. feuth and Ele
Drive Well Force aud Lift 1'umpa furnieued and
put up. Agent for the Celebrated
"BUCKEYE FORCE PUMP''
he best pump ever Invented. New Gas Fixtures
urnlsh ed to ordor. Old Fixtures repaired and
IJr Jobbing promptly attended to S19-tf
Manufacturer and Dealer in
" CHAMPAIGN CIDER.
Sheboygan Mineral brings Water,
ALWAYS ON HAND.
Milwaukee Beer in kegs and bottles, a
Manufactory Corner 4th & Com'l
Manufacturer aud Dealer In
6th Street, between Com'l Ave, uud Levee.
CHOKE BORING A SPECIALTY
ALL KINDS OF AMUNITION.
Safes Heoalred. All Kinds ol Keys Mudtt.
PLOUR, GRAIN AND HAl
ILL. 'IJIUKSDAY 'MORN
HE WORK OF GHOULS.
L Daring Reporter Midnight Visit
To tho Grave of Privato
The Search for Evidenoei of Ita Desora
tion Made by the Ghastly Light,
of Flickering Matches.
AJTearful Woman in Black Who Pleads
For Haste in the Woik of
Nkw Yoiik, September 10. Around a
dull kerosene lump, iu a suloou noar tbo
entrance to Cypress II 111 Cemetery, there
was gathered, soou alter dark last ulght,
a company of the men who inuke tbelr
living lu various wayn la tho yruvo-yard.
They were cnp;agad la a whispered cou
versation uud uu air of mystery vm
hrowa arouad tbo burJoa of their talk.
A reporter, who had eutered the bar
room In ecarch of iuformatioo, noticed
the group and asked the man behind th
bar if the mysterious kuot were connected
with the cemetery.
"They're all cemetury hands," nld thfc
dt-jieuser of beer, lu.a wuihper, "and
they're talklu about the attempt thai
was made to-day to carry ofl the body ol
I'rivate Charles Henry, the member ol
the Ureely party who was shot whIU
The reporter asked one of their uum
b( r, whose appearance betokened the
mo.t intelligence, for inforinaUon as tc
the attempted removal of Henry's body,
"If you're not uf raid of a graveyard af
tcr dark, and don't mind climbing over a
few fences, I'll take you to the poor fel
low's grave aud show you that it has
The Implied challenge was accepted,
and after overcoming some difficulties, a
lonely corner of the Unltod States plot lb
the cemetery was reached. As no lau
U rn had been provided and the trees ob.
scured the rays of the moon, it was dltll
cult to dlttinguih the grave, but, by tht
light o' a number ol matches tho facl
was made piaiu that the earth had beui,
removed from tho top of the cottiu of the
dead Arctic explorer. The chance com
panion was not able detitiitely to stau
whether the body had beeu stolen of
whether the attempt to t iku itlromthi
cemetery had been frustrated,.
"I was called away by one of tho
bo.s.-ts," he said, "wheu the United States
clliuers and those who began to dL' out
the urave got into the trouble. There
wete six men in the party that attempted
to steal the hotly, aud they were accom
panied by a slight woman, dressed in
black, with a long crape veil that com
pletely covered her face, l'oor thing! 1
lelt sorry for her. When thj men began
throw ins out tho earth slie walked up
aud dow n
UKSIDK THK ,IUVK
wriuuing her hands a:id putting her hand
kerchief np to her veiled face. "Make
haste, make hate," she cried several
times. "They'll be here before you are
done. I'll add to the amount if you
getaway quickly!" and other exclama
tions of that sort the poor lady used,
ltefore the box had beeu reached, five
men, who I understood to bo United
Mates o Ulcers, appeared, and theu there
was a muss, but before it was over I was
"Were the meu who were digging out
the grave armed with a permit from the
"No; I believe that the woman who
was affected and so anxious to get tho
corpse, was a relative of poor Henry,
and that she bad hired the men to get tho
body, so that the horrible btory about
his having been eateu might be proved
Mr. liuucle, the President of the ceme
tery, had retired, but your correspondent
was permitted to see him.
" I don't know whether or not Henry's
body has beeu stolen, " said the gentle
man. " See me at half past twelve and
I'll let you know. Henry is burled
In ground la the cemetery that be
longs to the United States, but every
thing iu connection with these grounds
has to be done according to our rules.
If a gang tried to snatch the body, of
course the United States authorities
would interfere. We have had no end of
trouble about Henry, but If his body has
been stolen, I am not aware of it."
AX IMl'KNUING STKIKK.
Fifteen to twenty Thousand Men Or
WiLUAMspoitr, Pa., September 10.
The announcement that otllclals of the
Amalgamated Association of Miners and
Laborers have ordered the members of
the organization employed In tho bitum
inous districts out ou a strike, creates
great excitement lu trade circles. Tula
movement will place between 15,000 and
20,000 operators in Idleness. John Britt,
District President of the Amalgamated
Association of Miners and Laborers, says
that tho strike will not only be inaugur
ated for wages, but to abolish the com
pany store system. It is probable that
the strike will become general and In
clude all tho collieries working In West
ern, Central and Northwestern l'eunsyl
WKKCKKll BY THE WIND.
Paiufuv Ri ports From Northern Minns-
Kr. 1'ai l, Minx., September 10. It Is
rumored here this morning that acyclono
wrecked thirteen houses between Still
water aud a small place called Manue
Mills, a few miles north of that place.
Win, Lymau's house was totally wrecked
and the inmates seriously Injured.
The report comes from Stillwater just
now that ail the physicians In that place
have been called away to tho vicinity of
Mailuo to attend the persons injured,
and it is feared tho storm did more dam
age to life and protwrty than was first
reported. It is dlillcult to get any direct
Information, as the place Is not easily
London, September 10. Dr. Hosssno
of the l'haro Hospital, at Marseilles, telo
graphs i "Drs. Koltsch and Ulcatl have
jut Informed mo that aevcral an, mala
which thoy lnocu'aled with Dr. Koch's
microbes have died with ch leralo symp
toms results which Dr. Koch has him
self tailed to obtain. I am promised
lurtl or deuD tnrm. rnrmmi
NO, SKPTKMBEK 11,
the ravug. g of the postllenco each daj
are greater thau during the worst pe
riod at Toulou or Marseilles. It has
also been demonstrated that flies play
an Important part lu spreading- tho dis
use. Canadian hoatme
The Voyaire of the Voyanura cn th
Total Abstinence Plan.
Mon tubal, Can., September 10.-Th
steamship ocean King has been charterec
for tho conveyance of the Canadian boat
men to Egypt. It is lying just now lu
side of Long wharf, having berths for 6U(
meu fitted up. It Is expected that the
v inucpeg contingent will arrive to-morrow,
unj the remainder Saturday. She
will call at Sydney and Cape Breton to
take on coal, and from there will steam
direc to report at Glbraiter, and thence
to Alexaudrla, making the passage iu
about tweuty days. Dr. Nellson of B"
liatlery, who uccoiupaoles the contingent
as medical otlber, Is superintending th
sanitary affairs of the Ocean King anc
srpeuks on no AUD.
Iu au Interview he said: "It U under
stood that the duties of the contlogent
will be to commind the boats. That Is
to say, two voyageurs will be told off for
each boat, one to be stationed in the bow
and one In the stem, and soldiers will
man the oars. The entire expedition will
be conducted on teetotal principles,
Lord Wolseley having determined to fol
low the precedent made on lied River."
UASK HALL, UUKV1TIKS.
fcore of Qames Played on Tueslay,
Toledo, O.-Toledos, 4; Brooklyn, 0.
Indianapolis, Iod.-Indlauapolls, 5:
Athletics, 1. Seven lunlngs; Game called
on account ol darkness,
-New York New Yorks, 11: De
Baltimore, Md.-Clnclnuatl Unions, 5:
Baltimore Union?, 4.
Washington, D. C.-Natlonals, 4 ; Pitts
Botou, Mass. Bostous, 10; Cleve
Providence, II. I.-Buffalos, 2; Provi
Louisville, Ky, Metropolitan's, 2;
LouIsvlU.es, 2. Game called on account
Cincinnati, ). Cinclnuatls. 10; Vir
ginias, 3. (
St. Louis, Mo. Baltlmores, 2; St.
Wilmiugton,Del. St. Louis Uuions.ll;
Boston, Mass. Bostou Uuious, 5j
Kausas City Unions, 3. , ,
Qifiord'd Discharge. '
IxDU.N'Ai'oLLi, Lnd., September 10.
Base ball circles are considerably worked
up over tho discharge of Manager Giff ord
of the Indianapolis club.1 Third basoraen
Watkins of the receutly disbanded Bay
City cub succeeds him. Glfford says his
contract with thu directory runs to Octo
ber 1, and he does not propose to be re
leased. The directory claim that Glfford
is r, t a good disciplinarian, aud that they
Wuh to reduce expenses.
Sheepahead Bay Haces.
New York, September 10. There were
seven good races at Sheepshead Bay yes
terday. There was a large attendance of
people, but the entries for the varloui
events were somewhat Umlted.
First llace Three-year-olds and up
wards, three-quarter mile: Pearl Jen
nings, first; Rica, second: Shenandoah,
third. Time, 1:15 1-4.
Second Baca Champion time stakes,
handicap for all ages, one mile : Arauza,
first; Mammonlat, second; Little Mlnch;
Third Race Weller handlca n fiwnnn
stakes, mile and eighth: Mattie Rapture,
ursi; iiioi, second ; rick wick, third.
Time, 2:00 3-4.
Fourth Race Two-vear (Ilia, thrfm
quarters mile: Preclanna, first; Unrest,
second; Error, third. Time, It 16 1-2.
Fifth Race Three-year-old fillies, one
ouu uue-uigms nines: water Lily, flrst;
Ecouomy, second; Freda, third. Time,
Sixth Race Handicap sweepstakes for
an ages, one ana tnree-quarter miles:
Topsey, flrst; Heel and Toe, second;
Monitor, third. Time, 2 :23 1-2.
Seventh Race Handicap steeple chase
ucr mo iuii course: .uourke toenrane,
first; Geo. McCullough, second; Disturb
ance, third. Time, 6:24.
At Fleetwood Driving- Park.
New' York, September 10. Yesterday
was the flrst day of the National Trotting
Horsebreeders' racjs held at tho Fleet
wood Drivlug Club Grounds, Morrlslana.
There was a large crowd of sporting gen
tlemen and many ladles present.
First Race For the male stakes, val
ued at $2,000, resulted In a walk over
for Carl Burn's "Eyrlo."
Second Race Trotting stallion stakes,
value 81.G25: Won by Mr. Tracy's "Ora
cle" lu two straight heats. Best time,
2:59 1-2. '
Third Rice Everett House stakes,
$'.io0: Won by Mr. Vails' Helena. Best
Fourth Race Staudard stakes, value,
$1,000: Won by Mr. Woodnutt's "Smug
gler's Daughter." Best time, 2 :2.
The Horse-Bioyole Rao.
Sr. Louis, Mo., September 10. The
following Is tho score by days to date In
tho six-day horse-bicycle race now lu
progress at the Base Ball Grounds in this
city, between Auderson, the equestrian,
with seven horsos, and Morgau and Mrs.
IHItST DAV HKVKN IIOUKH.
,, . Milt. Lav.
Aruiaindo 41) "
HRCONl) DAV VUUItTNKN HOCUS.
Anderson 21 4 J
Armaindo w .,
TllfUll DAY TWKNTY-ONK HOt'HS.
Anderson 311) I
Morirnn 171 4
Ariiiuimlo 14(1 S
Total for horses 3111 X
Total for bloyollsis Bltt 1
Whee man's Parade.
IlAHTi'oitn, Conn., September -10.
The parade previous to tbo races of tho
Connecticut Bicycle Club took place
yesterday morulng at ha.f past4 ten
o'clock. There were 147 men In line.
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Murderous Asaault TJdou Hia Wlft
By a Drunkou Hod
Carrier. An Educated Colored Man of Wealth
Thrown From a Piazza by His Third
Wife and Fatally Injured.
A Wife's Revenge for Blows and Indigni
ties Offered by Her Husband
A Murderous Assault by a Hod-Carrlei
Upon His Wifa.
Lamms IKK, Pi., September 10. Be
tween one and two o'clock yesterday after
uoou, Charles J. Wise, a hod-carrier of
this city who recently went home Intoxi
cated, aud, as his wife, put him under
bonds for drunkenness aud disorderly
couduct, opeued the door ho txelaimed:
"You have had ma arrested often
euougli, and I'll tliilsh you this time."
He fOllcd her to ihe nor with his list
and theu placed his knees ou her breast
and stomach aud beat her until the blood
gushed from her mouth and uose, run
ning in a pool on the floor aud spattering
the walls. Lcavimr her for dead, he went
to the residence of Mrs. Keller, his wife's
sister, across the street and told her that
he had "made a finish of Harrielta."
Mrs. Keller fainted and while she was un
conscious, Wise washed tho blood from
his hands and clothing and escaped.
As ha passed through the streets, he
muttered, "I Uolshed her this time."
At last a citizen heariugthe boast, lodged
a coinplalut, and the police force started
In pursuit, but Wise bad escaped for the
time bciiiLj. Mrs. Wise, though living,
received latal Injuries. Her brutal hus
band o:ice before made a murderous as
sault ou her, aud served a term In prison
Thricj Married and Then Murdered.
.RociiKsiKK, N. Y., September 10.
News has beeu lecclved hero that lleury
W. Johnson, colored, Attorney-General
of Liberia, was murdered. He was a
native of Vcrmout, aged sixty-two years,
and lived many years in Canandaigua,
where he studied law. Ho weut to Li
beria In 18M, as agent for the New Jer
sey Coloulzatiou Society. His third wife,
a young woman, married him for moucy.
JoiiUbou owned a coffco plantation of
1,500 acres. Ho had beeu ill and was
weak. " Ills wile aud he quarreled about
the property, and during his absenco at
court sho entertained another man and
boasted of it to him lu a letter, lie weut
homo lu a rage to turn her out of tho
house, but In tbo struggle she threw him
off tho plaza 1, Willleiiug injuries which
resulted fa ally. Sho was 4. w Ice tried,
and at last seuteuced for life.
Ci ually Boat n by Hjr i. usband, a Wife
xpodAs un O.J Murder.
l'Koiiii, Im.., September 10. Four
years ago William SewarJs aud Morrison
Tompsou, of Wyoming, Stark County,
were known to be having trouble, aud
shortly afier Tompson disappeared aud
has not since beeu heard from. A few
days ago, Sewards, while drunk, beat his
wife, aud she, while smartiug from tho
effects, declared that Sewards had mur
dered Tompsou at the time aud thrown
his body lu au old artosiau well. The
Worn of DUIIlDltll! out the well ii"An hwt
evening, but at four o'clock this morning
tho water hud not perceptibly decreased,
and tho aid of steam will be Invoked. It
Is tbo general ODlulon tbat Tnmrwnn'u
bones will be found at tho bottom of tho
An Unprovoked Murder.
Lakavkttk, I.nd., September 10. At
nine o'clock last night Thomas Qululan.
a rough, approached Eugene Connelly, a
young man who was sitting on the street
corner, and without saying a word shot
the latter in the left breast. Qululan was
at once arretted and jailed. A short tfme
afterward a mob was organized to lynch
him, but prompt action of the police
frustrated the intention. The mob. say
they will yet lyuch luinlan. The cause
of the shooting is not understood, as
nothing had ever passed between the
parties. Quinlau was released from jail
only last Sunday night, alter servlug a
sentence ior assault, touuelly will die
A Negro Assassinated.
Alton, III., September 10. Williams
a colored man living on Missouri Point,
auoui inreo nines 110 in Alton, was
assassinated Monday night by uuknown
persons. His body was found, riddled
with bullets, lying in the bushes about
one hundred feet from his bouse. The
affair Is a mystery as yet, but the inquest
is expected to. clear up the matter. Wil
liams was middle-aged, aud had beeu
married about a year, lie was not knowu
to have enemies.
Activity of Cattle Thieves.
Santa Fk., N. M., September 10.
Cattle thieves have recently been very
active In the new county of Sierra, over
1,000 head hnvlug been stolen and driven
across Grant County Into Arizouu. They
are bctug hotly pursued aud will be
biought to grief If caughr, as tho Gover
nors of New Mexico and Arizona, are In
full accord, and w 111 exhaust all legal au
thority to break the cattle stealing.
UAlTl.KD TIIEIH l'lHSUKKS.
Miss Morosini and Her Father's Coach
Nkw York, September 10. Captain
Mangla, of Youkers, and two of his otll-
cirs aud Inspector By rues aud half a
dozen Central office detectives, scoured
tho city lust night for Miss Victoria
Moi'otliil, the blonde daughter of Jay
Gould's colleague, and her fat her's couch-
man, bchoinug. io-uay it was dlsiov.
ered that thoy reached New York lust
evening and were married by a Baptist
minister ou East Flfty-tlrst atreet. On
the discovery of the marriage, Inspector
Byrnes sent out the following eeneral
alarm to countermand one sent out last
"Victoria Moroslnl and E. J. Schellluc
are married and can nit bo arrested."
It is said Schel lna is of noble blrtb.
bat poor Miss Victoria met hi m first at
Delruon.co's. whero ha wis a waiter.
The OpposltJotjM.S Jiij went lntnMira.
a magnificent voice, and tha probabilities
are that unless Moroslnl takes them back,
she will go on the stage as an open
singer, as she has often desired to da
It Is said she had a thousand doUart
worth of diamond jewelry when shs
fled. She hail
j quently went driving accompanied, by
hi I VU BV.WUUH VI Uia UIHV
attentlou to her was discharged. She
always defended him against the attackl
of members of the family.
Polanders Heslst the Officers and Inclts
Montana, Pa., September 10. A cloth
iug peddler who visited this place last
mouth aud took large orders for cl otblaf
among the Sclavs and Polanders, re
turned yesterday to deUver the goods,
but the purchasers drove him oat ol the
village afur giving him a good beating;
He returned .last night with relnioroe
ments aud warrants for bis assailants.
Three Sclavs were arrested and as they
were being led away, their countrymen
and the Poies set upon tha officers and
rescued the prlsouers when a general itot
ensued In which three of the residents
were probably 'aUliy wounded. To-day
most of the rioters are hiding la the
A WILLFUL LASS.
She Resents Punishment by Jumping
From a Window.
Cincinnati, O., September 10. Miss
Gusle Baehr, a beautiful girl of fourteen
years, attempted suicide about eight
o'clock this morning by jumping from a
third-story window at her home, No 544
Freeman avenue, to the stone pavemeal
below. She sustained serious Injuries
and is now lying in an extremely crttlcsJ
condition, her life being almost (leapaifed
of. Mrs. Baehr, the girl's mother foaod
fault with the way the girl had been De
fraying for some time past, and in a pas
sion CHASriHKD HKU DAUGHTER
very severely and then locked her In a
third-story back room. After the unfor
tunate girl hud been Imprisoned a real
ization of her shame distracted her so
much that she determined upou suicide.
Falling to tlnd a weapon by which she
could end her misery, she wandered
thoughtlessly to the window and threw
opeu the shutters. Tho Idea of dashing
herself to pieces was a thought of bat s
momeut, and her form was lying bleed
ing aud unconscious ou the stones be
low. BURNING OF A SHIP.
The Cool Bravery of the Captain of the
City of Msrida.
Nkw York, September 18. Purser
Coffee of the steamer City of Merldo,
which was burned In the harbor at
Havana on August 2J, arrived here yes
terday. He says that the tire was discov
ered just forward ot the engines. The
smoke attracted attention ou the shore
and soon the steamer was surrounded by
small boats. There were only a few pas
sengers and they hardly had time to get
frightened before they were hurried off.
Captain Retiig, with great coolness, di
rected the efforts to
CIIKCK THK V1BB,
which, however, were unavalUng. He
signalled for assistance from shore, and
baud pumps were sent out, but the ves
sel! was past saving. Finally the Ha
vana dro department sent a hand engine
on a tug, but through a blunder she got
to windward and the smoke prevented
her doing effective work. The vessel
was abandoned and soon sank. Captain
Rettlg wus the lost to leave. The porsei
was forward when the Ore broke ootaad
CUT OVV KUOM HIS BOOM,
where there was a large amoontof spe
cie. He finally reached his cabin by Ret
ting Into a small boat and rowing aft.
He saved ail except some Mexican bul
lion, amounting to about 913,000.
Divers are at work, and expect to pro
cure this in a short time. The Meridi
was of 2,000 tons burden, and belonged
to the Alexandre Hue.
New Brunkawiok's Bank President
Leaves a Posthumous Paper.
Nkw Brunswick, N. J., September 10.
The following notice was found la
Presldeut Ruuyon's pocket after his
death: "To all concerned: I have
never taken one dollar from this bank,
except the overdraft, without giving a
good indorser at the time or security for
the full amount ot the loan at that tlmo."
The dead man's friends hailed the an
nouncement with triumph. It is thought
that the "overdraft" he refers to is a
joint note for $25,000, Issued by himsell
and Hill, which Is all that Is reported so
far lo be uot covered by collateral.
Spoiling for a Fight.
Portland, Ork., September 10. Sine
the lynching of tbo Iudian at Cheney, la
Washlugtou Territory, for brutally out
raging a white woman, a few days ago,
the L.dlaus of that region have been very
sul:eu aud lusoleiit toward the whites.
They all claim that the victim was en
tirely lunoceut of the heluous offeuse.
Many ludiaus are adorning themselves
with war-paint, and serious trouble is
feared. The lynched Iudian belonged to
tliu L'inatlllas, which tribe has long bated
tho whites and been anxious to have
provocation for a light.
Saratoga, N. Y., September 10. It
the National Prison Association In session
h're to-day, "Prison Discipline" wai
discussed by Warden Brush, of Sing Sing,
wholavored humane treatment of con
victs. He deprecated corporal panlsh-
meut and advocated changing; a man from
one shop to another lo the prison, as a
means 01 correcting his behavior In prison.
Ho wus followed by ex-PresWkot Haves,
w ho commended the remarks and reiter
ated tho remarks ot Brush. Warden
llioekway. of the K mlra Reformatory,
poke ot Incorrlgab.e Crlmluals" adv-
rating education as toe best means 01 re
(onuatlon. Will Besoms Business.
Nicw Bkunswick, N. September 10
There Is a hopefal feeling In the city to
lay relative to the saspended National
Bauk affair. Kxasnlner Shelly Is stt.l ta
sharge. He and the Board of Direct
iay thai the capital of the bank fmmim
ucael, and titan Is ao reason 'wfe-f tJ
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