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THE OlbCK ISLAND ARGUS, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 14, IC59.
THE DAILY ARGUS
JOHN W. POTTER.
WHlKMDAT. AUtiUBT 14. 1889.
From tb hnslsn Pijst.
There U no longer any question at to
the white-washing purpose of the Inves
tigation of the pension office undertaken
by order of Secretary Noble. The com
position of the commission of inquiry
gTe this impression at the start, and the
progress of its work oners confirmation
It is especially notable, in this connection,
that the month of May has been chosen
as that in which the test is to be applied
to "Corporal" Tanner's administration.
It matters little that the month of De
cember, 1888, is taken as a sample of
General Black's work; although, if there
were anything wrong in his conduct of
the office, it might be suspected to occur
about that time. But by selecting May
as a specimen of Tanner's administration
the commission escape the unpleasant
necessity of referring to the case of Sen
ator Mamlvrson, the quarrel among the
jealous claim agents, the scandal occa
sioned by the "re rating" of employes of
the office, and, in short, nearly every
thing that has made the trouble. It is a
very transparent scheme, and it will not
help Mr. lUrrlsrtn. 1
A NiMpIr I'Mf.
Washington. I). C, Aug 8 A Wash
ington evening paper has the following:
"I you want to see the wheels go
'round V said Commissioner of Pensions
Tanner to a visitor the other day.
The visitor was willing.
"Bradley," called the commissioner.
Bradley is the stenographer. He came
quickly in response to the call.
"Write." commanded the commission
er. Bradlej'a pencil was sharp. The
To the Honorable Secretary of the In
terior. Dkar Sir: I have the honor to
hereby recommend the dismissal of Cant.
Win. Smith, principal eiaminer in the
pension office, after two weeks leave of
absence. I make this recommendation
that 1 may further recommend the ap
pointment of Mr Christian Lxcel to fill
the vacancy thus created. Mr. Excel
formerly held this office and was removed
by my predecessor, after two weeks'
notice, to make room for Capl. Smith.
This letter was signed and dispatched
to the secretary of the interior, with an
invitation to prompt action. It was
learned at the interior department today
that the appointment of Mr. Exel bad
not yet been made, but that it was on the
way and was eipected probably before 4
o'clock this afternoon.
W. E. Dibble Jt Co., the Chicago
publihhers, announce the publication of
lion. Carter II. Harrison s book, "A
Kace With the 9un;" or "Around the
World in Sixteen Months." The author
has the happy faculty of making the
reader almost feel that be is journeying
with him. so vivid are the pen-pictures
of bis travels. The volume is a credit to
Baltwork, Aug. 14. Jake Kilrain
was arrested here this morning upon his
arrived on a Norfolk boat and is now
held at the central station. Requisition.
papers are in the bands of Marshal Frey
for taking him to Mississippi for trial for
fighting with J. L. Sullivan.
CHICAGO AND THE WORLD'S FAIR.
On, l-'ilsr MwN the lromolor The Fair
Ciiicamo, Aug. H The World' Fair
conttiiy, of CtiieaRK, with a capital of
',0.i,Uil, film li)(tii'ioratiiin pnpvrs with
. i . . . . . .
mi swreiary or state at pringnM yester-
daf. fhicutjo is in very iloa.1 earnest in the
effort to MN-ure this great bow for this city,
YUTd.iy Governor Fifer was in town, and
at 10 a. m. met Urn promoter of the M-henw
to talk ovtr organizing the state for cooper
ation in the work. The governor was en
thusiastic in the work, and said the whole
west woulj lark up this cify iu the
effort to have the fair held
here. He roiosi,l that committees
be appointed in every county and city in the
state, and the projKmiliou was carried. Toe
latior oratuiiKitions am included in this
ida, and Mark C'rawforJ, a prominent man
anions the Inlior union of this city, was
present an I promise! tlio co-nitrat ion of his
A o-U'crnm from "Clem" Ktmlchakcr, of
Kouth iU.nd, Inl , was read. Hinting that he
would ail the jiT..j.Ht in everyway that be
could, and t Jen. C i,r.n. K..,, ral manager of
the Clucui:" and UV-tern In.linna railway,
showmt tob-grninv from a large number oi
KentHjy .business men offering financial and
r moral J to the rAWl'VC'
JUDGE.S GRE.SHAM AND WOOW'"
The Talk at Indianapolis Aliimt the Action
in the I., II. A TV. -e.
IsniASApoi.ls, Ind., Aug The action
of Judge lin--hiim Monday in -ell mg axitl
tha apMiiiitm.-nt of a rrceiver by Judf
Wood in the Iiidiminsilis, Isfutur A Went
ern railroad enses iw the talk in railroad
and Jcgal circles yewlcrilay and something of
the inmde workuurs of the parties was devel
oped. It is said that the object in having
the receiver apiiointed was to depreciate tb
value of the am-ntid mortgage bonds and
enable the llrst niorlcnKi btniJbolilera tc
Itet pmmtvaion of the roirty, it bnins in
temled also to prevent in this way the pay
ment or the umi o ing ror lalor and sup
plies. It Is conceded that Woods exeeerl.sl his au
thority when apiNiiiitiiie the receiver with
out consulting bis superior on the bench, and
Urnliim la said to nave Itfwn specially vigor-
ous in nnflixng bis work lecanse of Woods'
presumption lit the case. Some of Woods'
friends cluim that (Irmtinm acted solely fur
political erTect, l.nt the vast mnjoritv of la
yers lot Um the rebuke of the district
Judge as entu-ely proper, and c-rtainly in the
interest of justice to the creditors of the road
who are unwtimL
The IMsmnnil Field Keenrd.
ChiCaoo, Ang.. 14. Following are the
scores of the playing by league base ball
clubs yosWIsy: At Chicago Chicajjo 3,
iTiiladelphla fi; at Pittsburg Pitteburg 0,
Boston 0 eight inninirs, rain; at Ore-
land (JlevelantJ 4, New York III; at
Indianapolis Indianapolis 7, Washing
ton B. American association: At
Cincinnati Cincinnati 4, Athletic In;
at Jxiuisvi'le I.inville 1, Haltimore ;
at Kansas City Kansas City 2, Brooklyn 8
ten innings; at 8t Louis HL Louis 12,
Western league: At Omaha Omaha 0,
Minneapolis 1; at Hioui City Hlotix City 2,
St. Paul 3. at Ifonrnr Itfnvor V, Milwaukee
3d. No game at St. Joseph; IHm Moines did
not arrive railway washout.
There is more catarrh in this -section of
the country than all other diseases pbt
together, and until the last few years was
supposed to be Incurable. For a great
many years doctors pronounced it a local
disease, and prescribed local remedies.and
by constantly failing to cure with local
treatment, pronounced it incurable. Sci
ence baa proven catarrh to be a constitu
tional disease, and therefore requires con
stitutional treatment. II all's Catarrh
Cure, manufactured by F.J. Cheney &
Co., Toledo, Ohio. Is the only constitu
tional cure on the market. It is taken in
ternally in doses from ten drops to a tea
spoon ful. It acta directly upon the blood
and mucus surface of the system. They
offer one hundred dollars for any case it
fails to cure. Bend for circulars and tes
F. J. Chxkkt & Co., Toledo, O.
Sold by druggists, 75c.
Bad Man, Boulanger.
French Senate Declares
He Is Guilty.
ALL CHABGE3 AGAIXPT HIM PROVED
Cmdsssosd for Conspiracy, ilrlbery, and
Oemeral Cuseedaeee and a Charge of
Treaeoa Reserved His Career Probably
Cteeed Wlthelna and rranele Joseph
rarnell Herat vs His Follower Presi
dent Harrison's letter to Seatoa Mrs.
Mavhrlck's Cass Foreign Notes.
Takis, Aug. 14 The senate yesterday
found Gen. Boulanger guilty of conspiracy,
and also round Dillon and Rocbefort guilty
f complicity with Boulanger in his plots.
Tbey further deoided, by a vote of l'.H to 10,
that Boulanger was guilty of treasonable
action against the state in connection with
tbe Lyons depot incident.
effects of the Verdict.
The efTW't of the verdict is Jo make Bou
langer ineligible to any offi -e in Franoe;
therefore his recent elections in twelve can
tons are annulled, all his property in France
has been oonnscated, and unless he can in
augurate a surveasful revolution, he may be
said to be permanently shelved so far as bis
career in his own country is concerned.
The Charges Against Him.
Tbe charges on which Lioulaiiger was tried
were manifold and serious, and were sus
tained by the testimony of numerous wit
nesses; but even hint the persons who gave
tectinjeny been less worthy of U-lief, then is
reason to supie the result would have len
the same. Ollh-ers who served at Clermont
Ferrand when Boulanger was.in command of
the trooM there testified that the general con
tinually sou-bt to use his prestige with tbe
army to further his insatiable political am
bition. Every act of the government was
fiai-ussed so openly with tbe rfficer upon
whom be relied for support that common sol
diers were well aware of tbe general's aver
sion to iYeeirient I'nrnot, Minister Ferry,
anl, in fact, all who stool between biin and
tha almoNt unlimited power to which hut un
govei nable egotMm Utd him to aspire.
erra pi ton and lirlbe Taklnc
Not content with these acta of inuhordin
ation, for which he should have been cash
iered, be instituted an extensive system for
corrupting high mihtarv and civic officials,
and in this manner squandered a large
amount of money appropriated for the army.
Worse than all, it was alleged that Boulan
ger had fallen to the level of a common
swimller and lribe taker in receiving front a
contractor who supplied tha army with cof
fee a large commission on sales, for which
the contractor recouped himself by furnish
ing an Inferior article and delivering smaller
quantities than those called for by his bills
rendered to the government.
A Charge ef Treason.
Tbe prncureur general, in his addressto
the senate high court, stated that be was pre
pared to submit documents proving that
Bnolapgar tried to have conveyed to rince
Bismarck, in an Indirect way, the knowl
edge that the general desired to be appointed
consul for life, and that Germany's secret
aid In securicg that result was desired; and
would lie fully recompensed. As no docu
ments of this character were actually
brought before tbe court, it is believed tbey
were reserved as a menace to Boulanger that
should be ever return to France be will be
tried for treason. Botilanger's intrigues
during the recent elections received secial
attention at tbe trial, and revealed sbame
lees a-ts on tbe genera Hs part.
The General's Friends.
The result of tbe trial creates great excite
ment among the general's adherents in Paris,
who declare it a farce and predict that the
government's manifestly unfair attempt to
ruin the general and make biin a perpetual
exile from France will result in a sjieedy
overthrow of Camot and his cabinet.
WILHELM TOASTS HIS ALLY.
Like Hue I Fanshawa He Will Have Peace,
If He Has to Fight for Iu
Berlix, Aug. 14 At the banqnet which
was given at tlie castle yesterday in honor of
tbe Emperor Francis Joseph, Emperor Will
iam in bis toast to bis imperial guest said:
You learned from the joyful reception with
which you were welcomed by our people that
they are tilled with a warm and lively con
nnioasneseof the friendship which bee existed
between your people and mine for a century.
Before all is this consciousness mani
fested by the army, a portion of which
yon saw to-day, proud at betnn per
mitted to appear liefore your keen sol
dierly eye. Mr people, like the-army. will bold
nrmly anl faithfully to thealliani-e we con
cluded. The army knows that for the main
tenance of pence it will have to join with the
gallant army of Austria and if providence so
wills, to nitlit sboiilder to shoulder K ith It.
The Austrian emperor thanked his host for
tbe brilliant reception accorded him and
toasted bis friend and ally. Two such gal
lant armies as those of Germany and Aus
tria, be said, increased the guarantees of
Paraell I.ect a rjTnTtTes.
LojroON, Ans;rVlle j..,,,,.!,. mem.
1 , ' howss of eummoM hsld a meet
ing late t night. -ner.-il MirSeir,
who was present and acted as chairman,
commented in very strong language on tbe
lax attendance of mem lM s at the sessions of
the house, fn which, be said, there was no
excuse whatever. Twenty were tkbsent when
the division was taken Monday on Mr.
Gray's amendment to the tithes recovery
bill, when tbeir presence would have insured
the defeat of the govern meat, as the amend
ment was only rejtsMed by four votes. I'ar
nell soundly lwrate.1 the alisentees, and told
tliem very plainly that their conduct was a
shameful abuse of the trust reposed in them
by their constituent.
Believes the Woman Innocent.
Livfrihoi, Ang. 14 Cbsplim Wynne,
of tbe prison where Mrs. May brick is con
fined, has laliored with the condemned
woman ever since her conviction, and dur
ing bis visits she is calmer. After the ver
dict of guilty was rendered be tried to obtain
a confection, but baa since become convinced
that, whatever else may 1st laid at her door,
she dul not poison her husband. ISba has
given tbe details of ber acquaintance with
Brierly, but strenuously maintains that she
eonfeseed her sin and obtained her husband's
forgiveness, and would have lived happily
with biin if be had not died.
Ihe Colorado line F.mlgrntes.
Lompok, Aug. 14. Reports from War
saw brinij alarming accounts of the ravages
of sn insect in the lladom district near there
where miles of crops have been ruined. Hci
entieta pronounce tbe scourge tbe Colorado
lieetle, tut its resence in I'olandpuzzles
yAdntlts tbe Letter Waa Opened.
Lonon, Ang. 14. In tbe house of com
mons last night Postmaster General Ralkes,
replying to an inquiry of Mr. Thomas Bex-
Mon, memb-r for West Belfast and mayor of
I'uoini, aaiu mat toe letter stdijreased by
President Harrison to tbe mayor of Dublin,
had nrobablv liean aneiind but ha
say by whom or when, as Mr. Sexton had
refused to plsos tbe envelope in bis hands.
After some discussion Mr. Sexton promised
to produce the envelosy
The Queen and tbe Phonograph.
Lojno. Aug. 14. It is stated that tha
queen, having expressed a desire io see Edi
son's phonograph, she was presented with
one ny iah. uoursrd, lemon's agent. She
was so doliehled with its working tlist sha
spoke a congratulatory message into the in
strument and aispatcned tha preserved pro
duction of ber voice and' words to Col
Onurard as a presnnt, and sent another to
i aria ior luon.
Looks Hleek for Mrs. Maybrlek.
London, Aug. 11 It is reported that
Judge Stephen, who presided at Mrs. May-
brick's trial and who sentenced ber to death.
has had an interview with Mr. Matthews,
tbe borne secretary ,in which be very strongly
upneia uie justice at tbe Jury's verdiot Mr.
Matthews is said to have expressed himself
as concurring in Judge Stephen's view.
ice Bismarck was
ph yesterday, their
hour. At its con
i Bismarck had a
c .inference which lasted a
The Borlpps Leagaa I 'eople tn Paris.
Faris, Ang. 14. The icrlpps league ex
pedition of American workmen have ar
rived in Paris, . Tfley wars handsomely en
tertained by tbe city gov srnraent, who ap
pointed a committee to kok after their com
fort. Gave Edison Decoration,
Rome, Aug. 13. King Humbert has ap
pointed Mr. Thomas A. Edison a grand
officer of tbe Order of the Crown of Italy.
NATIONAL REPUBLICAN LEAGUE.
Meeting of the Bxeeati-ns Committee at
Saratoga Constitutional Changes.
Saratoga, N. Y., Aug. 14. The executive
committee of tbe National Republican league
met in semi-annual sessiot at Congress hall
yesterday morning. Tba meeting organised
by the selection of James jW. Blanchard, vice
president of the National league for New
York, as chairman; Andr jw B. Humphrey,
secretary of the National league, acted in
his ofllcial capacity. Tbe principal business
or the morning session wis the appointment
of sub-committees on revision of tbe consti
Change In the Constitution,
Tbe committee on revision of the constitu
tion of the national orga ligation reported,
giving tbe states repreeer tation, in the na
tional convention, of two delegates -at-large
and two from each oongrv ssional district in
each state, while the prt sident, treasurer,
and secretary, the vice president and mem
bers of the executive committee of the na
tional organisation, togetiier with tbe presi
dents and secretari s of tbs several leagues
are by tbe revised contain tion nude ex-of-fieto
delegates of tbe national convention.
This will make a convention of l.UtK) dele
gates. Each delegate will be entitled to one
Tuesday, March 4, lfiKl, was designated as
the date for the next sat onal canvention.
The place will be either Ivashville. or Chat
tanooga, Tenn., and aresoluticn was adopted
empowering tbe executive committee of each
state league to select addi' ioual delegates a
ja-ovided above, without reconvening the
MOBBED AT HIS WIFE'S REQUEST.
Diabolical Incennlty ar an slews Bad
DrnrQVE, la., Aug. 14. A man named
Westmier, living at Dyerville, who has a
wife and four children, has lately been liv
ing with another woman Monday night
be was visited by a mob at the request of hir
wife. Tbey found bim at tbe residenos o f his
mistress. He attempted to escape, but was
captured and dragged to a paint shop. There
be wss stripped naked and bis body painted
red and green, and aprin (led with turpen
tine. He was then rolled in tbe mud and
dragged through the streets, pelted with
mu.l and stones, and neatly killed. When
released be was hurried out of town by his
The Trout. Irs of thn Railways.
Chicago, Aug. 14. The Western Freight
association commenced yestarday what prom
ises to be a lengthy session The demand of
the St. Paul and Kansas City road for the
abolition of 8L Paul diffe wntials on traffic
from southwestern Missouri river points was
voted down, and tbe St. Panl and Kansas
City gave notice that it would appeal the
case to tbe arbitration committee of tbe Inter-State
Railway aoioclaTion. In the after
noon the western and northwestern divisions
of the Western Freight asso nation considered
tbe matter of rates on live itock from Missis
sippi river points, proper t.nd east thereof,
and also from the Mississipoi river on traffic
originating west thereof. Tbe division of
these through rates was reftrred to the joint
Those Buffalo Oral i Crooks.
Bcftauj, N. Y., Aug. 14 Criminal war
rants were sworn out Mon lay against Ste
phen F. Sherman, manager if tbe Associated
elevators, and bis assistant, E i ward C Lov
eridga. The charge is swindling in the mat
ter of grain receipts and tales, one of tbe
warrants being for grand larceny. Sher
man and Loveridge were both arrested and
locked up. Yesterday morning they were
arraigned and pleaded not $ uilty. The other
Sherman brother, Wilson -I, is reported to
be in Canada. It is said that the losses in con
nection with this alleged ratcality will reach
more than :KK),000.
Explosion of Whbky Oas.
Bloom i nut. Ills., Aag. 14 Officer
Boyos was in the Lake E -ie and Western
yards watching tbe night lien load whisky
into-a car yesterday mon. ing. After tbe
barrels bad been rolled in be went inside and
lit a match to look for his billy, which he had
left in the oar. A terrific ei ilosion ecurred,
setting Are to tbe car and bidly burning the
officer. His clothing w marly burned off,
his etaJ4ry-burned and nt noon bis con
dition was serious. 'It is supposed that gas
escaping from a whisky buret caused the
fllsaatrous K.nd of n Hog Fight.
HlLWtrKIE. Aug. 14. ASanasrtr fcour
yesterday morning p lice raided a dog
fight in the upper story of a bouse -
outskirts of tke city. Several men jumped
out of the windows. One l tan was killed,
two others had their legs bio-en, and sev
eral others were badly injur!
Snowballing on MU V'aahlngton.
Fast .i House, N. H., Aug. It Tbe
summit of Mt. Washington was covered
with snow to tbe depth of an inch and a half
yesterday morning. Tbe guests indulged in
a lively game of snowbal ing. Tbe ther
mometer stood at 38 degrees.
Bold Ilayllght R bberr.
Nrw York. Aug. 14. kt 1 1 :.T0 o'clock
yesterday morning two men entered a brok
er's office in tbe Arcade building, at CO
Broad way. One of tbe men drew a pistol
and aimed it at the broker', head. Consid
erable money was lying on the counter.
They got some of tha mou y and left tbe
room. The broker immediately gave the
alarm and summoned aid. . One of tbe men
was arr sterl
M.OODS IN NEBF.ASKA.
The ftoatheaaters. Part ef the State Coder
Water Much Property Itestroyed.
Lincoln, Neb., Aug. 14 The 'mostftlis
astrous floods tbe sontbeas ern part of tbe
state has experienced for ten-ean are now in
progress. The Nemaha rivet', the Blue, tbe
Salt, and dozens of smaller s reams are over
tbeir banks, and tbe waters have shown no
signs of abating Much pro, wirtj has been
destroyed, and the damage to railroads is
great Tbe Burlington anl Missouri be
tween Lincoln and Atchison Is badly washed
out. Tbe Lincoln and Nor -h western, near
this citv. is nnder water an I tha tralr
gone. The Union Paoiflo la in a precarioui
The waters have risen to jixth street in
this city, and about .'.00 peiple have been
driven from their homes. The water ex
tends over the bottom landt to the salt ba
sins, but unless it rises eevtral feet more,
will not causa a mat amount nf damra
Tbe people who have been driven out of
tbeir homes are being cared t or by tbe cisy.
a miumgni uie water 'ras still rising.
Rumor come in of loss of lif in ami nr two
places, but it is impossible to verify them.
Thai Deluge Abroad In Kansas.
Kansas City, Ma, Aug. 14. The coun
try between Topeka and j Causal City is
flooded, and consequently all the trains from
tbe west yesterday were late All railroads
suffered heavily by the storm from washouts
and inundation. The Rants Pa railrnad tnr
ten miles this side of Topek i is completely
wasoea away. Although tot Union Pact Be
is the only road left intact hi- tha atm t,
tween Kansas City and Topel a, yet in places
it is nnder two to three feet f water. The
stormed played great havoc 'vlth tbe tracks
between this city and Omat a, but all the
trains arrived, coming in ht If an hour to
-1 i . .
wiree sours lata.
Bismarck Hobnobs wltk
Bkbum, Ang. 14. Prt
Closeted with Francis Jos
Interview lasting over an
elusion Count Kalnoky, t
rian nrsmier, and Prine
Clarkson States the History of
THE APPOINTMENT OF 0. C PENNY.
He Waa Off-Color, Bnt Stood Highest 1st
Examination, and Was Mot Pat In tbe
Sams Kosn with the People Whs
Raised the Bow Civil Service Charges
Against tbe tha Minneapolis Postmas
ter Mr. Tichenor Getting Better.
Washington City, Aug. 11 A repre
sentative of tbe United Press called on Act
ing Postmaster General Clarkson yesterday
for information in regard to the appointment
of a negro clerk by the new postmaster at
Atlanta, Ga., Gen. Lewis, which resulted in
much excitement and in tbe burning in effigy
of Postmaster Lewis and Gen. Buck, a lead
ing Republican of tbe state. Gen. Clarkson
said: "The story as it was printed in the
Atlanta papers and sent north was to the
effect that Postmaster Lewis had appointed
a negro clerk and assigned bim to duty at the
same desk with a young white woman.
The Real Facts la the Case.
"Tbe real facts, however, are these: After
Gen. Lewis' appointment as postmaster one
ef the registry clerks resigned. The post
master then appointed Charles C Penny
(colored!, who stood at the head of the list of
eligibles, as be was compelled by tbe law to
so. He waa assigned to work in the registry
division, not in the same room with the
young lady, hut in another. This young
ady and her father, who was superintend
out of the registry division and had the as
signment of the clerks, both resigned, simply
because a negro had been appointed to a
placs in the office, an I not because an at
tempt had lieen mode to a place a negro at
the same dek wittf the young lady. From
this grew all the tfVtuble in Atlanta, and tbe
effort to utilize the incident for ptrty preju
The Outcry Insincere.
"Tbe insincerity of this cry is shown by the
fact that there were five negro cWks in the
Atlanta poKtotfice under the Imncratic post
master, and for six years a young white lady
has been at the window selling stamps to all
people, black and white. There is nothing in
tbe matter for the department to act upon,
and there is nothing in tbe action of Post
master Lewis to be criticised by fair-minded
people. Instead of doing anything violently
against tbe southern prejudice towards ne
groes, the postmaster sought in making tbe
appointment to obviate any ground for ob
jection on account of such prejudicn.
Mending et Colored Men.
"In the postal service we find many of our
efficient men are among tbe colored man. We
have probably hundreds of them in the serv
ice altogether, and tbey make a good average
rictnres of the Itelong Expedition.
Washington City, Aug. 14. Engineer-in-Cbief
Melville, of the navy, one of tbe
survivors of the UeLong relief expedition,
and of the Jeannette party, is in correspond
ence with Albert Operti.the artist, in regard
to two historical picture of the scenes in
which Commodore Melville was an actor,
and which Operti proposes to paint. One
will be called "Tbe Last Dinner." It repre
sent DeLong, Melville, Chipp, and other
members of the DeLong expedition about to
take different directions in tbe hope of being
rescued. This was the last seen of DeLong
by tbe others. Tbe other picture will repre
sent the finding of he bodies of DeLong aud
bis companions by Melville
Complaint Against a Postmaster..
Washington City, Aug. 14. Complaint
has been lodged with tbe civil service com
mission against Postmaster Anksny, of Min
neapolis, of having made divers and sundry
apiointmrnts in bis office In violation of tbe
civil servios law. The complsiat is I worn
to and tbe subscriber's credibility vouched
for - by a reputable citizen of Minneapolis,
Tbe commission is now investigating the
charges, Mr. Ankeny was appointed post
master in July, IWift.
Kamed for Senator MorrllL
Washington City, Aug. 14. Secretary
Windom has designated tbe name "Lot M.
Morrill" for the new revenue marine vessel
just finished at Baltimore for tbe Charleston,
8. C, station. Tbe name is bestowed in honor
of the New Hampshire statesman, who served
as secretary of the treasury during the bitter
part of President Grant's administration.
Canada Reduces the Log Iuty.
Washington City, Aug. 14. The British
legation has informed the state department
that the governor general of Canada, under
the (towers given bim by the laws of the Do
minion, has reduced tbe export duty on pine
logs from ft to t- per l.Otsjreet, board meas
urement. Assistant Secretary Tichenor Improving.
WashinkTun ClTT, Aug. 14 Assistant
Hecretary George C. Tichenor, who was pros
trated by a sudden attack of sciatica at his
desk in tbe treasury depertmert a few weeks
ago, was taken to Luray, Va., yesterday
afternoon. He is improving slowly.
A Favorable Report on the York tnva.
WisniHOToscny.aBg. ". chief of
the naval bureau of steam engineering and
instruction, to whom was referred the offi
cial report on the final trial of the York
town, have decided to recommend it favora
bly to the secretary of tbe navy.
Senator Evarta Going Abroad.
Washington cCity, Aug. 14 Senator
Evarts, who is going abroad to have bis eyes
treated, was granted a special passport by
the state department yesterday.
Running and Trotting.
Chicago, Aug 14. At tbe West Side
races yesterday the winning horses were:
Lucerne, mile, 1:30; Va Tout, i mile.
l:15tf; Prophecy, 1 mile, 1:4'.'X; John Daily,
IK miles, 1:57; Harry Kuul, mile, l.-Ul!;
Lizxie I)., i miK lilS1".
Kochkstkr, N. Y., Aug. 14. Tbe Grand
Circuit meeting began here yesterday. Tbe
S::u trot was unfinished, Sprague, Gold Dust
and Star Lily each taking two heats; best
time, 2:20, by Srague. Tbe stake is $10,
OW. The 2:27 pace was won by Chapman,
who was tenth in the first two beats, win
ning the last three; liest time of winner,
2:1HV. Elva Medium paced one beat in
A Bad Outlook for M he rift' Flack.
New York, Aug. 14. The decree of di
vorce recently granted to Mary E. Flack,
wife of Sheriff Flack, was yesterday an
nulled on her plea that the decree was grant
ed without ber knowledge or consent. It
was shown that the lawyer who was sup
posed to represent Mrs. Flack had never re
ceived her iH-rsnnal authority so to do, but
bad been engaged by a friend of Sheriff
Flack, who seems to have wanted to get rid
of his lawful wife so he could live with his
paramour, "Mrs. Raymond."
Tillard and the South Pole.
New York, Aug. 14. The old story that
Henry Villard will fit out an excursion to the
south pole was current again in Wall street
Monday. Tbe leader in tbe enterprise is
said to be Dr. Neumaver, of tbe German ma
rine observatory at Hamburg. At Mr. Vil
lard's offlos his secretary said that the re
perta were true
Trial of the Cronln Suspects.
Chicago, Aug. 14. The Cronin murder
suspects are to be placed on trial Aug. 26.
State's Attorney Loogenecker says that his
evidence is all ready, and that he is confident
of being able to convict and hang three or
four of the accused parties. Tbe testimony
is almost wholly circumstantial, it is be
lieved. The Foresters la Convention.
Minneapolis, Minn., Aug. 14. The elev
enth annual convention of tbe Ancient Order
of Foresters was called to order at 9 a.m. yes
terday by Sub-Chief Ranger Coo ledge, of
Chicago, in the absence of Chief Rranger Ag
new, of Chicago, who was Ul The attend
ance was unusually large.
A Series of Tests To Be Made
FIFTY PATIENTS TO BE TSEATED.
Tha Physicians Take tbe Reports of Those
Whe Have Been Olven an Injection
with Some Discredit Convicts at Nash
ville To Be Made Subjects A Paralytic
Not Benefited Bad Results in Phila
delphia Soma Netahle Effects.
New Yoek, Aug. 14, At tbe Loom is la
boratory, an annex to tbe New York Uni
versity Medical college, m East Twentv-sixtb
street, tbe most extensive experiments with
the Brown-Sequard elixir of life made in this
city are going on.- Dr. Loom is and his asso
ciate, Dr. Brown, have already inoculated
seven persons with the elixir. Tbey intend
to Inoculate fifty, and perhaps a hundred,
before they publish the results of their ex
periments. Dr. Byron said yesterday
that thus far they did not consider
that tbey had arrived at any definite
result All but one of the patient
are aged men. Tbe exception is a young man
who is very deaf. He hashed but one in
jection, and is as deaf as ever. An old man
suffering from asthma, who has had three
injections, says that he breathes much more
easily, and considers himself, if not cured.
at any rate on tbe high road to recovery.
Tbe other five patients, who have lung
troubles of some sort, take an almost equally
anguine view of their cases since tbe inoco
lation with the elixir.
The Patients Not Reliable.
The experimenters do not accept the pa
tient' description of their sensations, but en
deavor by examination, with the aid of
the proper appliances, to ascertain tbeir
true cun lition. Thus far tbeir examinations
have uot corroborated the patients' account
of themselves sufficiently to make Drs,
Loomis and Byron think any great improve
ment has taken place, and what improve
ment there is tbe two doctors ascribo to the
effects of anticipation. Dr. E. O. Janeway,
formerly health commissioner, said that he
had experimented with tha elixir and he did
not believe in it.
EXPERIMENTING ON CONVICTS.
Prisoners Anxious to
Nashville, Tenn., Aug. 14. The interest
in tbe Brown-Sequard elixir of life is in
creasing; in this city. Dr. George S. Glenn,
state prison physician, encouraged by tbe
success attending an experiment made by
him, has decided to begin a series of experi
ments among inmates of the penitentiary,
who are anxious to subject themselves to the
new treatment. About three weeks ago Dr.
Glenn and his partner, Dr. Scbnltx, began
to experiment. Dr. Schultx himself being
tbe subject chosen. At tbe time the experi
ments began Dr. Scbults bad jwrtially recov
ered from an attack of malarial fever, and
was suffering from asthmatic troubles, which
hod reduced bim about thirty pounds in
A Success In Bis Case.
Ha presented a pale, emaciated appearance,
his face being almost colorless. Bis pulse
was frequent small and compressible, and
his nervous system much prostrated. One
drachm of the fluid was injected into the
cellular tissues of the abdomen ; the pale face
flushed, and tbe eyes assumed a brilliancy and
sparkle as from an intoxicant. The feeling
of lassitude disappeared and a nervous en
ergy began to tbrill tbe whole body. Tbe
effect of tbe treatment is still plainly felt
From that day the patient's general health
has greatly improved. Dr. Sohults is gain
ing his avordupois. He has no pains or
aches and feels better than be has for four
Never Felt Setter la His Life.
St. Joseph, Ma, Aug. 11 Brown -8e-quard's
elixir of life is being experimented
with by a number of SU Joseph's prominent
physicians. Monday Capt F. M. Posegate
received two injections and shortly after
ward testified to its wonderful effect. "I
never felt better in my life," said be, "than I
do now, and immediately after receiving tbe
second injection I felt like a new man."
Capt. Posegate is strong in the lielief that its
powers are wonderfuL
Made 111 by the Elixir.
Philadelphia, Aug. 14. Two reporters,
to whom Professor Boenning, of the Medico-Chirure-ical
hospital, administered doses of
tbe Brown-Sequard elixir Monday, were
made Ul by it, an 1 were confined to their
beds yesterday. They complain of severe
pains in the bead, high fever, and sorenetsi
in various parts of the body. Professor
Boenning says tbe elixir has not been a suc
cess in t ninvieipma.
Failed on a Paralytic.
Bcttalo, N. Y., Aug. 14. Dr. Edward
T. Smith treated Ave patients with the
"elixir" Monday. Yesterday four of them
were more or loss improved. The fifth, a
paralytic, felt no effects. A. F. Mallon,
whose trouble is spinal, was able to walk un
aided. The others, afflicted with rheuaiatism
especially of the latter malady.
No F fleet on St. Vitus' nance.
Indianapolis, Aug. 14. Dr. tV. B.
tletcber la still experimenting with tbe
Brown-Sequard elixir at his private sanita
rium in this city, and so far tbe results have
been eminently satisfactory. Tbe only pa
tient upon whom tbe elixir has appeared to
have no effect is a man suffering from St.
Diphtheria at Auburn, K. T.
At" BUR, N. Y., Aug. 14. The board of
health held a meeting Monday night to take
measures against the spreading of diphtheria,
which it is feared will become epidemic.
Within tba hist three weeks twenty-one cases
have been reported to tbe health officer, and
of these twelve have resulted in death. It
was decided to keep a strict quarantine on
houses where diphtberatlc patients are con
fined and enforce tbe rules of the state board
of health in tbe matter of disinfectants.
Iowa Soldiers Will Oo to Milwaukee.
Dcs Moinks, la., Ang. 14. Department
Commander Smith has issued a circular fix
ing department headquarters at Milwaukee,
thus practically abandoning the boycott of
tbe Iowa department on tbe encampment.
Large delegations of soldiers from Iowa
A Florsl Parade at Bar Harbor.
Bab Harbor, Me., Ang. 14. The presi
dent witnessed an elaborate floral parade
yesterday, in which tbe leading residents
took part. He afterward dined at W. BL
Ournae's residence, and a musicale followenV
He left for Washington City to-day at 8:30
A Tnle Professor Tory I1L
Kiw Haven, Conn., Aug. 11 Professor
Elias Loomis, for tbe past thirty years pro
fessor of astronomy at Yale, is very ill at
the New Haven hospital from a complication
of stomach disorders, and is not expected fo
Tha Weather We May Expect.
WAsanroTON Crrr, Ang. 14. Following are
the weather indications for thirty-six hears
from 8 o'clock p. in. yesterday: or Indiana
Loral showers, followed by olearing weather:
slightly warmer in northern, cooler in extreme
southern, stationary temperature in central
portion; westerly winds. For Illinois Gen
erally fair weather, preceded in eastern por
tion by showers; stationary temperature In
southern, warmer in northeast, eo er in
northwest portion; westerly winds. For lower
Michigan Threatening weather and rain;
slight r usage In temperaturer southerly
winds, shifting to westerly. For upper Mich
iganShowers, followed by fair weather la
western portion; a slight rise in tan,
peratore: easterly winds. For Wisoosv
sin Showers "in eastern, fair weather
in western portion; warmer, except In
southwest portion, stationary temperature;
winds shifting to westerly. For Iowa Gen
erally fair w eat hen Blight changes In temper
ature; northerly winds.
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The iiiemlrahip of the colored Knights of
Pythias is now 5,00(1 and steadily increasing.
Fire at Truckee, CaL, Monday, destroyed
thirty-five buildings, at a total loss of 175,
Tbe court of tbe French senate Tuesday
afternoon found Uen. Boulanger guilty of
A grand review of tbe Onrmas troops
took place at Berlin Tuesday in Donor of tbe
visaing emperor or Austria.
Tbe Omnibus stakes at Monmouth park,
Tuesday, 1VJ miles, were won by Long
street, Proctor Knott second; time, 2:3G.
Eben S. Allen, the forging president of the
New York street railway, pleaded guilty
Tuesday to the indictment against him.
Sentence was deferred until Friday.
Mrs. May brick, tbe American womau sen
tenced to death at Liverpool, Englani, for
poisoning ber husband, passes much of ber
time in moaning and weeping piteously.
Three thousand deserters from the French
army, who hare lie.tt in refuge in Switzer
land, will go hack to "La Belle France" now
that a general amnesty has Iwen declared.
Miss Mildred Fuller, daughter of Chief
Justice Fuller, is to study law under ber
father. The young lady has brilliant tal
ents, and baa, among other notable deeds,
written a play.
Thomas Hooley, treasurer of Hooley's the
atre, in Chicago, died Tuesday morning after
an eight months' illness from a complication
of diseases. He was well-known to and very
popular with theatre-goers.
Tbe twenty-first annual uraoj of tbe
great council of the Improved Order of Rd
Men commenced in Auburn, N. Y., Tuesday.
About aim delegates, representing over a hun
dred tribes, are in attendance.
Bismarck, D. T., Aug. 14 The consti
tutional convention reassembled yesterday,
but nothing was done except to receive tele
grams of profit and indorsement as to the
article locating the public institutions
Olympia, W. T., Aug. 14 The elective
right bill was defeated in the convention
yeKUrdar, and sent back to the committee to
reort a new oue. The remainder of the day
was devoted to discussing the report on har
bors and lands, but nothing settled.
Helkna. M. T., Aug. 14. In the conven
tion yesterday the state institutions were
Wi rated and located, and a proposition
I J quiring all county officers to be
re-&"C It was a part)-measure for the
benefit of the Democrats.
Sullivan's Grand Jury Censured.
PrRvis, Miss., Aug. 14. Judge Terrall
called the grand jury into court yesterday
afternoon and severely commented upon the
fact that be bad beard gossip that tbey
wanted to refer tbe prir-fight cases to the
justice of the peace. He reminded diem
that they were utiiier oath to kciep every
thing secret, and were indictable for any
thing that leaked out by their fault. These
matters could not be transferred to a justice
sja fwoa ..n. a,jr .imuuil nais of She
court. He would not consent to it, and if
tbey should ay tbey were cousidering sui
a thing he would summo'i a new grand jury.
Tbo jury then again retired.
Itre-tsml-lteel Law Invalid.
Pl-LrTH, Minn., Aug. 14 Yesterday
Ju lges IStearn and Ensign, of tl.e circuit
composed or St Louis, Lake and Cook coun
ties, decided that tbe Scbeff. r dressed-keef
law was unconstitutional, heing an inter;er
ence with inter -state commerce.
Chicaoo, Am. 13.
Board of trade quotation to-day were as
follows: Wheat- No. t August, opened Tlc,
closed "MHc; September, opened TWgc. olosed
54c; December, opened TTHc, rhieed 77$je.
Corn No. S August. oiened 8TV. closed
&"4c; (September, opened 36c, closed 5)c;
May, opened 87r, closed oTH-se. Oats-No. S
August, opened SOu, closed afi-lc; (Sep
tember, opened 20V- closed Wfcc; May.
opened 244c- closed ittVc . Pork September
opened 1U.X4. closed )l.l2t, UctoW. opened
$10.10. closed W.Ui; January, opeaed .&,
closed H.aL Lard-September, opened M.37W.
Live stock -Cniot, stock yards prices were
as follows: Hoes Market opened fairly ac
tive, with light grades steady, other lots
6o lower; light grades. ft-KiuCTS: rourh
packing. fa.KHil.OS; mixed lots, M-lUA
heavy packing and shipping lota. 94.10!.!
Cattle ISlow; ateady; good to choice beevea,
t.aa.ii: cows, $iOmj3.uO; slocker and
feeders. 13313.311; Texana. strong, r4.sftag.iu
Bheep Market steady; natives, SAOUM.ffi;
we-terns. ,1.80(eU.10; Texana, aa.Uui,s.l&
Produce: Button Elgin creaflnsrv, IdtMe
per lb.; fancy dairy. luaiJc; nnsklnj atook, oo.
Eggs-Fresh laid, lUH&llo per dos. rotates.
-u&$U0 per bbl. Peultry-Llve eMckens,
Hte per lb.; roosters, ic; turkeys. e$Uc; ducks,
aailo; geese. 3.uO4.00 per dot. A pales
Choice, AunJH par bbl; cooking.
Berries Raspberries, 6u$U0o per 16-q I case;
blackberries, iU7&c per St-qt case.
New York, Aug. 12.
W beat No. I red wlnslr cash, IWc; do Au
gust, Mio; do September, tste; do Octo
ber, M9sc Corn No. mixed cash, 44a; do
August, 4.1er: do September, iSWic; do Octo
ber. 44c (lata On lot- N.. 4 i i V
2tiHa27o; do September, 3BV(c; do OcteSer.
-"- "je-oieaay ana unchanged. Barley
Dull and nominal. Pork steady; meas.
WMWt.Ul Lard-yulet; September. t.7as
Live Stock: Cattle No market: dressed
beef, quiet but firm; native sides, 4474c per
t; Texas and Colorado do. iitsc hheep and
Lambs -81ow trade at one banged prices;
sheep. 4&640 V t; lambs, nfeTHc V ft. Hogs
Nominally steady; (4.76(&&.lo.
Bay Fpland prairie. 98.00,
Bay TimetDy new 978.00.
Hay Wild, 96.00&96.UU.
Oosl Soft lie : haid B.00
Card Wood Oak, 94.R; Hickory, 9a.
-aawa a I rillllllllll 1 1VII 1 ssss
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He will make a great effort to perpetuate the good name of this
Old Established Grocery
that it has always enjoyed by dealing only in the best (roods
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