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THE AKGU8 TUESDAY. MAY 24, 1892.
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. Highest of all in Leavening Power.
POK A NEW CEEED.
Report on Revision to the
MOST IMPOBTAHT CHANGES NOTED.
"Infant Damnation" Eliminated and Ki
presslons Regarding the Roman Church
Softened A Propotltlon Regarding
Indian Schools In Line With the Meth
odist Position l"nlon Seminary Want
Release Dr. Brigga and Editor Shep
rd on Rand The Methodists to Ad
Portland, Ore., May 24. There vere a
number of reports presented in the Pres
byterian assembly yesterday, probably
the most significant being (in view of the
action on the same subject taken by the
Methodist conference) the report on In
dian schools. In this report it was recom
mended that henceforth all public moneys
for Indian education should be expended
by government officials, and that appro
priations for sectarian "hools should abso
lutely cease. The t A tut ion al amend
ment now pending lot.. j to this end was
heartily approved. Dr. Uurtlett addressed
the assembly in support of the recom
mendations. Another report, that was
encouraging, was the report on the mis
sions to freedmen. The most important
business, however, was the report of the
revision committee presenting an amend
ed confession of faith.
Features of the Report.
The report is a Ion? document, but
the sections of the revision of the
confession of most interest as being
most freely amended can be briefly given.
One of these is in the third chap
ter and is as follows, the brackets indi
cating the omitted part: "The rest of
mankind God was pleased saw fit, ac
cording to the unsearchable counsel of His
own will whereby He extendeth or with
holdeth mercy as He pleaseth for the
glory of His sovereign power over His
creatures to pass by and to ordain them
to dishonor and wrath for their sin, to the
praise of his glorious justice; yet neither
is any limitation put upon the offer of sal
vation to all upon condition of faith in
Christ, nor is restraint laid upsn the free
dom of any one to hinder his acceptance
of this offer; yet hath He no pleasure in
the death of the wicked, nor is it his decree
but the wickedness of their own hearts
which restraineth and hindereth them
from accepting the free offer of His graca
made in the gospel."
As to the Election of Infants.
The section relating to elect infants is
worthy of mention. I5y the old confession
the inference was left that some infants
went to hell, as the wording "elect in
fants" implied that there were "non-elect
infants." The new section clears that
mystery, reading as follows: "Infants dy
ing in infancy and all other persons who
are not guilty of actual transgression are
included in the election of grace and are
reuenerated and saved by Christ through
the spirit, who worketh when and where
and how he pleaseth; so also are the per
sons who are not outwardly called by the
ministers of the word."
With Reference to Rome. 1
The other essential change is in a sec
tion relating to the Roman Catholic
church in the unrevised confession.
In the revision the section reads as fol
lows: "The Lord Jesus Christ is the only
head of the church and the claims of the
pope of Rome or any other Roman
authority to be vicar of Christ and head
of the church universal is without war
rant in scripture or fact and is a usurpa
tion dishonoring to toe .Lord Jesus Christ.
In another chapter where reference is
made to the Roman Catholic church the
change is from "popish sacrifice of the
Mass" to "Roman Catholic doctrine of the
sacrifice of the mass."
The Vnlon Seminary Case.
The trouble with Union seminary came
up during the day, the committee report
ing in favor of referring to arbitration the
disputed point of transfers (with which
the Briggs case is involved), while Ezra
Kingsley, treasurer of the seminary, gave
the views of the board of directors in wit
ing to the effect practically that the semi
nary wanted release entirely from the
compact of 1S70. Jiricgs was present, hav
ing traveled Sunday nijjht to get here iu
time. So was Editor Shepard, who wants
the assembly to pass a resolution against
opening the World's on Sunday. It is
not known whether the colonel traveled
in his special cur Sunday.
Proposal from the Methodists.
He says he will go from here straight to
the Minneapolis convention. A communi
cation from the Methodist conference was
read asking the assembly to co-operate in
aid of the proposed sixteenth amendment
to the Lmted States constitution abso
lutely forbidding auything squinting in
the direction of connection between church
METHODISTS NEARLY THROUGH.
Tke Conference Will Adjourn Thursday
Report Against Women.
Omaua, May at The Methodist quad
rennial yesterday adopted a resolution to
adjourn sine die Thursday next. A num
ber of reports were presented, among them
one declaring that lay delegate meant
male delegate, and therefore that women
were barred. Afternoon and night ses
sions were ordered. Homer Ea
ton was elected treasurer of the
Bunday school union and the Episco
pal board, with Lewis Curtis as assistant;
Daniel Denhani treasurer of the Tract so
ciety, and Sauford Hunt and Earl Crans
ton treasurer and assistant of the mission
ary societies. A resolution denouncing
capital punishment was laid on the table.
It was ordered that in future delegates
who conferences are in arrears for general
eoiifarence expenses shall only get a
pro rata of their expenses equal to the pro
(rortion of dues paid. An attempt to get
tl woman question before the confer
trttw attain was defeated by sending it to
tJftttwVUm, It will come up again on re
y Ik Judiciary committee fcasMsi
Latest U. S. Gov't Report
Mempi is, May 24. At the session yes
terday of the Cumberland Presbyterians a
propositi m to have all branches of the
Presbyte -ian church consolidate mission
work in Japan under the title of the
"Church of Christ," was protested against
by a Kentucky presbytery. The matter
was discussed without action.
Effect of a Strike on a Monument.
Trextox, N. J., May 24. Work is
stopped on the monument to commemo
rate the battle of Trenton, owing to the
fact that the necessary granite, which
comes from a Vermont quarry, is tied up
up in New York by the refusal of work
men to handle it.
AfAS A VERY GOOD RIDDANCE.
Earth Rid of a Monster In the "Re
moval" of Deeming.
Melbourne, May 24. The execution of
Deeming, alias Williams, is a relief to the
police. So formidable was the reputation
of the monster that many people were in
constant f ?ar of his committing some new
atrocity, a id perhaps escaping to renew
his hideout career of murder. The offi
cials having him in charge were also bur
dened with anxiety. The execution was
witnessed by 100 spectators, including
doctors, justices, members of the Victoria
parliament, and representatives of the
The Butcher was Dazed.
When tho sheriff entered the cell for the
purpose of reading the death warrant he
found Deeming in a dazed condition, and
he continued that way until the drop fell.
The clergyman who stood by him on the
platform hud barely said: "Man hath but
a short timn to live," when the hangman
gave the signal, the bolt was drawn aud
Deeming ws hanging six feet below the
scaffold. The hangiug man remained in
view of the spectators only a few seconds
when the curtain in front of the scaffold
Only Confessed One Murder.
All of Deeming's writings are in pos
session of the authorities. It is under
stood that he made a written confession of
the Windsor murder. The bulk of his
writings, however, are but a repetition of
his previous conflicting statements. His
autobiography is full of ribald allusions
and fantastic vaporings. Chaplain Scott
says that ha exhorted deeming Sunday
to confess his crime. The prisoner ad
hered to his former statement that he had
committed only the Windsor murder and
said that if ) e admitted the Rainhill mur
ders he would be lying.
His D.-ath a Relief to Society.
In a letter to the chaplain Deeming
says: "I am dying a full penitent sinner
and Christian. Still I tell you I did not
intend to kill poor Emily. 1 was uncon
scious of doing so. I can still regard my
execution as a murder. Still, death will
be a relief. I should have died happy but
for this po nt." When Deeming was
praying in his cell just before the execu
tion he was verheard asking forgiveness
for the injury he had done his family.
This is roust; ned as a confession of the
RAUM'S WITNESSES HEARD.
Testimony that No Atterney Is or Ever
II s been Favored.
Washxigtc X, May S4. The pension of
fice committee resumed its examination
yesterday. Jadge Payson examined wit
nesses in rebuttal, the first being Warner
White, chief of the executive division.
He said that i:0 preference had been given
any attorney prosecuting claims before
the office at any time during his long con
nection with the bureau. F. H. Allen,
chief of the southern division, corrobor
ated White's testimony, and said that
during his connection as chief of the
division he had never had any personal
knowledge that Commissioner Raum had
shown f avorit ism to Lemon or any other
attorney having cases before the oflice.
A Convert to Order 1 49.
He said that after the issuance of order
149 (in relation to the completed files)
Lemon had comparatively few cases in
shape to go on the completed files. While
he (the witness) was opposed to the order
at the time it was issued on account of
the great confusion that would follow, he
was now in favor of the system because the
clerks had been educated up to it, and
having fully understood it they were able
to get the cases up with great despatch.
He would not go back to the old system.
Other witnesses employed in tho pension
office corroborated the statement that no
partiality had been shown Lemon or anj
other attorney. The committee adjourned
Hoodooed by Thirteen.
Chicago, May 34. Thirteen was an un
lucky number for Anson. After winning that
many games straight his nine went down
yesterday befoie the Pittsburg experts.
League scores: At Chicago Pittsburg o.Chi
cago4; at Louisville Cincinnati 2, Louis
ville 1; (second 'ame) Cincinnati 3, Louis
ville 7; at Cleveland St. Louis 9, Cleve
land 4; at Baltimore Philadelphia. 8, Bal
timore 4; at I Brooklyn Washington 5;
Western: At Minneapolis Kansas City
10, Minneapolis 15; at Omaha St. Paul 9,
Omaha 3; at M ilwaukee Indianapolis 5,
Milwaukee 12; at Toledo Columbus 7,
Toledo L Iilinc is-Iowa: AtJoIiet Jack
sonville 2, Joliet 11; at Rockford Evans -Tille
0; Rockford 1.
Nearly Succe ded In Getting Away.
Saratoga Spi ingb, N. Y., May 24. A
desperate attempt to break out of the
Saratoga county jail at Ballston Spa was
made Sunday afternoon by Martin Foy,
Jr., who brutally murdered Miss Henri
( etta Wilson, of this city, a few days ago,
and Jerry Donah le, who was waiting trial
t for assault with intent to kilL The two
' men managed to gag and bind Officer
Ford and lock him in a cell. Ford suc
ceeded in removing his gag before the
prisoners could get into the lower corri
dor and shouted loudly for help. Jailor
Howard soon csme with assistance and
the prisoners were driven into their cells
at the point of revolvers.
FLAME AND FLOOD.
Spokane, Wash., Ravaged by a
SEVERAL LIVES SAID TO BE LOST.
Three Families, Aggregating Twelve
rersona. Drowned In Pemiscot County,
Tenn. The County Almost Depopulat
ed by the Deluge A Mississippi Levee
Breaks That Will Cost S8.000.000,
Probably A Call for Help for Destitute
Great Fire at Spokane.
Spokane, Wash,, May 24. Fire origin
ated in a saw-mill last night and quickly
spread to the Spokane mills adjoining.
Several men jumped from the top floor of
the building and it is thought that several
others perished in the building. The
flames then communicated to the Echo
mills, a seven story building, the Spokane
laundry, the oat meal mill, Post street
bridge, Howard street bridge, C and C.
mills and Spokane Carpet Cleaning com
pany. Losses probably aggregate 1300,000
Three Families Drowned.
Memphis, May 24. Pemiscot county has
been almost depopulated. Three-fourths
of the county is now under water and as
sistance is urgently needed at several
points in the county between Reelfoot
lake and Paragould on the Arkansas side.
There were three families drowned there
last Friday. Their names are: Wash.
Hall, wife and three children; Joseph
Mallory, wife and two children; Samuel
Moore (colored), wife and daughter.
Likely to Cost 8, OOO.OOO.
New Orleans, May 24. A break oc
curred at Tessier place, St. James parish,
Sunday night. It is now 200 feet wide
and growing. In 1S80 a break near there
caused nearly fS.Ocm.OOO loss, and this one
promises to be equally destructive. It is
thirteen miles above the Bonnet Carre
break, and the waters from the two are
likely to meet and flood the country for
THE SOUTH'S CALL FOR HELP.
A Multitude of People Made Destitute
by the Pod.
Washington, May 24. The following
telegram has been received by the presi
dent and by him given to the press in order
that the great suffering and destitution
caused by the floods may be known by the
people of more favored localities. It is
dated Shreveport, La., May 22, 1S1C, and
signed by William Harper, t hairman re
lief committee: "There is great des
titution and suffering among the
multitude of colored people who have
been driven from their homes, and de
prived of employment by the floods in Red
river. Great numbers are now in this city
and more will come. We earnestly
appeal to you, and through you to ttie
nation, for relief and assistance."
Earthquake Shork at Indianapolis.
Indianapolis, May 24. About 9:30
o'clock Monday evening a slight earth
quake shock was noticed by the watchman
in the court house tower. It was also com
mented upon in other elevated places.
The oscillation lasted four seconds, but
the observers were unable to discern the
direction of the movement.
Destructive Hailstorm In Kentucky.
Lexington, Va., May 24. An unprece
dented hailstorm passed over this section
yesterday morning doing great damage to
fruit, vegetables and foliage. The wbet
crop in bloom was seriously injured. The
storm was of short duration and only cov
ered a narrow strip of country.
Struck by a Train.
Xewakk, X. J., May 24. William II.
Hamilton, of Roseville, superintenaent of
the Crescent Watch company of this city,
was struck by a train on the Delaware,
Lackawanna and Western railroad early
last evening, and injured so that he can
not live. He is 05 years of age.
Perhaps It Has No Votes.
London, May 24. At the labor confer
ence yesterday one of the speakers said
that despite all the promises made at
Newcastle and elsewhere every politician
of note had taken a negative position on
matters affecting the workingman. Glad
stone was evasive and snubbed the labor
party. Morley had insulted it; Salisbury
twitted it; Balfour had been cynical and
Lord Randolph Churchill had been hys
terical. The Big Four Wage Scale.
Wabash, hid., May 24. For nearly a
week there has been a meeting in this
city of represe itatives of trainmen of the
Michigan division of the ""Big Four" rail
road, whose mission is to meet the officials
of the road and endeavor to agree upon a
scale of wages that shall conform to the
wages paid on other divisions of the same
road. The sessions have been secret ones,
but the best feeling prevails on all hande.
School Revenue Apportioment.
INDIAN A roLIs, May 24. The superin
tendent of public instruction has com
pleted the May apportionment of the
school revenue and finds that the money
to be distributed amounts to $1,340,277, or
$1.07 per capita an increase un.ier the
new tax law of $300,779. As the amount
to be distributed is only for the half year
the total school fund for the year will Ga
Cheadle Withdraws from the Race.
Frankfort, Ind., May 24. Joseph B.
Cheadle, in a card to a local paper, an
nounces his withdrawal as a candidate for
the Republican nomination for congress
man in the Ninth district. This practical
ly insures Congressman Waugh's renom
ination, although there are three other
candidates in the field. Mr. Cheadle in his
card assigns no reason for his with
drawal. W. W. Flnley'a New Post.
St. Paul, May 24. Two important cir
culars were issued yesterday from the
Great Northern headquarters. W. W.
Finley is appointed general traffic man
ager, the appointment to go into effect at
once, and the jurisdiction of E. B. Wake
man as superintendent of transportation
is extended to include the Montana Cen
Fell Down a Coal Slope.
Pottsville, Pa., May 24. John TJpde
grave, 38 years of ase, of Tower City,
while at work in the slope of Brookside
colliery Sunday evening, fell to the
bottom, a distance of several hundred feet,
and was instantly killed. He leaves a
widow and several small children.
Ex-State Senator Deal, of Iowa, dropped
dead in his residence at Des Moines.
Secretary and Mrs. Blaine have gone to
New York to see their new grandchild.
The steamer Auraniahasa case of small
pox on board, and is detained at quaran
tine in New York.
Seventy-six sailing vessels were lost at
sea during last month, twenty-eight being
British and eleven American.
The street car men at Youngstown. O.,
have gone on a strike on account of the
refusal of a demand for more pay.
O'Brien, the notorious bunco man, who
escaped from Utica recently, has been ar
rested in Paris and again escaped.
The Missouri river is falling at St. Louis
and business will be resumed in certain of
the flooded portions of the town.
It is stated that the object of the visit of
Mr. Beale, our Persian minister, to
his native country at this time, is to wed
Miss Hattie Blaine.
General Porter is again appealing to the
New Yorkers to put up enough money be
fore Decoration Day to complete General
Grants' tomb. He wants $46,000 yet.
Bridget Connors dropped dead in the
King Phillips mill at Fall River, Mass.,
on seeing a companion caught in the ma
chinery and severely wounded in the face.
Negro citizens of Charlestown, Md.,
where a negro was hanged by a mob last
week, have resolved to boycott the white
men engaged in that case of national di
version. New York City is going to build a dam
atCortlandt, N. Y., that will join hills
2,000 feet apart and bottle up 44,000,000,OUO
gallons of water for the use of the city.
It will cost about $4,000,000.
It is believed at Washington that Repre
sentative Busey, of the Fifteenth Illinois
district, will accept the recent unanimous
renomination given him and with
draw his declination presented in advance
of the convention.
The Frenchman who recently caused the
report to get out that be had fought four
duels in an hour one mow'ng, wounding
each antagonist severely f las been chal
lenged by one of his "hoaxes" and will
have to fight a real French duel.
Owing to the fact that the temperature
for the last ten days has been four degrees
b.dow normal while the "dampness" has
been several degress above the Illinois
weather service reports that the the out
look for crops in that state is on the bull
side of the market.
Mrs. Monahan, an Indpendence, Mo.,
woman 94 years old, has received notice
that some $2,000,000 belonging to her
as heiress which has been floating around
in that center of energy the British chan
cery court for about a century, is at last
in such shape as to permit her to obtain
The Priest Stopped the Row.
Wilkesbabue, Pa., May 24. Patrick
Burke and Patrick Parks engaged in a
fierce fight at Plains Saturday night.
Father Phillips, pastor of a Roman Catho
lic church near by, heard of it and went to
the scene, cane in hand. At his coming
there was general consternation a moon
the spectators, some of whom jumped j
from upstairs windows and were badly S
hurt. I he fighters fled in their tights.
The room was rapidly cleared and the
priest had the place locked up.
Short Yield of English Whea'.
London. May 4. The Mark Laue Ex
press says there is a short yield of
English wheat and oate. There is an in
creasing probability that the sale of Eng
lish wheat will be larger than ever before
remembered in the same week. The
value, however, has reverted to the moder
ate level of 1800. Foreign wheat bus
lately been pressed upon the market,
coincident with heavy offerings. Hence
it has been impossible to maintain the
Seems to Have Reached the Limit.
Washington, May 24. The efforts of
the people who have been urging congress
to prohibit the transmission through the
mails of publications containing what is
known as the police news have been fruit
less, for the bill introduced for this pur
pose by senator Dolph was adversely re
ported to the senate Wednesday from the
committee on post offices rd post roads.
The bill provides for an amendment to the
revised statutes so as to exclude from the
mails any publications devoted to "crim
inal news,"or police reports, or of immoral
deeds, lust or crime.
An imitation of Nature
that's the result you want
to reach. With Dr. Pierce's
Pleasant Pellets, you have it.
They cleanse and renovate the
whole system naturally. That
means that they do it thor
oughly, but mildly. They're
the smallest in size, but the
most effective sugar-coated,
easiest to take. Sick Head
ache, Bilious Headache, Con
stipation, Indigestion, Bilious
Attacks, and all derangements
of the Liver, Stomach and
Bowels are prevented, relieved,
and cured. Purely vegetable,
perfectly harmless, and gently
laxative, or an active cathar
tic, according to size of dose.
As a Liver Pill, they've been
imitated, but never equaled.
VTtaCi-TV knewa. A sT rv 1 1 111 )-
TMs firm have the exclusive sale for this county of the
Pietros etrcL Organs,
WEBER, 8TU YVES ANT, DECKER BROS., WHEEL0CR
ESTEY, AND CAMP & CO.'S PIANOS,
And the ESTEY, WESTERN COTTAGE and' FAR
RAND & VOTEY ORGANS.
f n alto of small Mnsicsl mercbsndtpe. VTe hsve in onr employ a izt- t.tn P i
CARSE & CO.,
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