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KDDY, NBW MEXICO, THURSDAY, JANUARY .180(1.
UHAPTKll IV. C'oxmuan.J
"It is tlmo. Oo tip nml enll Miss
Trcnholmo. Whoro Is ImogonoT"
fcven o who spoko Imogeno Ircton
atole among them, Jior w llnsjilng,
lier checks scarlet -with eorao unwonted
exelloment: yot Mrs.Tronholmo notlaod
that whim she touched her hniul It waa
cold as Ice.
"My dear Imogens, you mint go up
and aummon Marina."
ImoRone put her hand to her foro
lnad In a half-dazed way. tlien, In
fltontly recovering, bowed slightly and
tfisyed up tho stnlrs, followod by tho
three other bridesmaids, of whom
Agnes wan one.
Thoy stopped before I ho door of
Marlna'a chombor. Agnes knockod.
Thero was no reply. She ropoatod tho
nummons again and again, with n llko
xoiult. Then she turned tho knob, nnd
the door swung open partially. Some
thing lay behind It. Agnes stooped
down to remove It, and startod' baok
palo as dooth, her hand dripping with
Tilood. For tho obstacle was tho bleed
ing body of Quito, tho groat black dog
that for years had bcon Marina's faith
ful guardian In alt her walks.
Tho four girls stepped Into tho room,
nnd it was no wonder that thoy were
pallid as ashes, no -wonder their limbs
nhook ttndor them, and thotr frantlo
'Hu.-c,, J arm-chair, mid wny In
the npaf 'mailt, olnd In her bridal
robes, sat Marina, tho white, glisten
ing silk spotted with crimson, tho long,
Awoeplng veil stnlued blood-red, nnd
aver nnd aliovo all, the sweet fragraneo
of orange (lower. Marlnn's hond was
a Utile drooped, the blue oyec closed,
the fare white its marble, the hands
lightly clasped above her heart, from
which tho blood still came slowly. She
was dead! Foully murdered!
The cries of tho bridesmaids brought
every guest to the fatal chamber
Ralph first of all. He gnve one look,
then How to the sldo of the dead bride,
lifted her In his arms, prossed his lips
to hers, and called on her wildly to
awake nnd speak to hint once tnoro.
Hut In vain. No human voleo oould
ever reach her moro,
Ho laid her down on tho couch at
last, and raised her face slowly toward
tho awc-strloken spectators. Thou,
lifting up his right hand to heaven, he
"Hear mo swear It, hero before God,
and In the presenco of my murdered
hrldo. that I will sparo no pains to bring
the guilty to account, and once dis
covered, 1 wll hunt him to the death!
Though tho law may make him frco, I
never will; but to the latest hour of his
oxistonco ho shall feci tho wo Ik lit of my
Investigations wero at once com
menced. A atrlot guard was placed over
tho premises, and nono of tho gttosts
wre permitted to leave the house. A
ehrcwd detective was brought up from
the city, and the ssse left In his hands.
And In the five hours he had satisfied
hlnvelf with the facts he had dis
covered. There was the mark 0 two bloody
fingers upon the window sill two very
olender fingers, and just beneath (he
window on the carpet were several lit
tie globttlM of bloed. A grapevine
climbed nearly to the window on a
strong trellis outside, and tho bark
was mrlpped from this vjne lit several
places, Indicating that the assassin had
escaped by that menus. In tho soft
earth, just tinder the trellis, wero tho
marks of n man very small tracks In
deed for those of a man, yet such they
evidently were. And still further,
among the leaves of the vine, was
found a blood-stained kid glove, and
on the ln'1o of tho wrist was written
tU P Ly ' Jrahcml
Mr deteotlve, an-
noiir - jry quietly In the
llbi , in . rasonee of the wholo
Lynda CI rah am felt the charge bo
knew thon that he should be accused of
the orlme of murder. For a moment
the scarlet Hush of wounded pride dyed
his fine face, and then bo was himself
again, calm and erect as usual.
Imogeno Ireton had bent forward)
and listened with quick breath anil
flushed cheeks to the report of the de
tective, ani when it was given the
drew back and the color faded out of
her fare, kvlng It like wax.
Further facta wore developed before
midnight. The boots of Lyndo Ornhnm
fitted oxnetly tho tracks In the garden,
nnd Just without tho garden gato was
found a surgeon's knlfo blood-stained
and bearing on tho handle tho initials
"L. 0." Evidently tho murderer had
stood behind tho girl and stabbed hor
as sho sat In nor ehatr, and then bolng
attacked by the dog had plunged the
knlfo Into him.
Perhaps tho brute might be abto to
do something toward bringing tho guil
ty to Justice. Ho was not tlood, though
sovcrely hurt, and every oaro was taken
to save his life. Ho waa an animal of
wonderful sagacity, and Ralph felt cer
tain thnt If he could be brought baok
to hwlth ho could make him limtru
mottal In discovering the real mur
Tho chain of olrctitnstanees was se
strong that It fully warranted Mr
Strickland In arresting J)r. Qraham
upon the charge of tho assassination of
Marina Trcnholmo. At his oxamlna
tlon boforo n Justice, Graham refused
to offor any phja whatever; ho simply
saiu no was innoooni or tno crime.
Two of tho old servants testified to hav
lug mot .the prisoner about half-past 9
on tho morning of tho nuinlor In tho gar
den, on thftJMstorn sldo of tho house,
Ho was paifPand aingularly agitated
and when ono of them asked tint If
anything had gonn wrong, .he had
pudhed by him and hurried on.
Qraham was committed to tho county
jail to await the convonlng of tho As
alzca on tho first of November, when
his final trial would take place.
Marina was laid In tho shady grave
yard wlioro tho Trenholmos had for
generations been burled, and nftor tho
funeral was over, tho guests doparU-ti
and loft Ralph and Agnes and their
mothir nlono at tho Rock.
His poor old father and mother wero
nenrly frantlo with tho droadful turn
affairs had taken, nnd buforo her boy
had lain a week In prison, tho fnoblo
mother wna dressed for tho grave. His
father, the honest old fisherman, went
about slowl), his tall form bowed, his
oyes vacant, his voice broken, nnd his
Intellect verging fast upon Imbecility
A largo part of Ralph's tlmo was
spent away, collecting any evidence
which might tell at the approaching
trial Indeod his every energy seemed
to bo devoted to tho work of bringing
condemnation on Lynda Qraham. tho
mnu ho had once loved na a brother. Ho
believed him guilty, and, believing this,
ho said, sternly, to himself, he would
not hesltoto to bring his own father
to the gallows! No. when ho thought
of Marina, ho beautiful, so foully mur
dered, ho forgot thero was such a word
as mercy ho only, romomborod von
Since the terrible tragedy Agnes
Trcnholmo had not been herself. HI10
waa restless, nervous given to long
Ills of passlonnto weeping, nt which
Umes nothing could comfort her, Mrs,
Trcnholmo attributed it to grief for
the fearful death of her adopted sister,
and though she herself mourned tho
gentle girl, and was horrified beyond
moaiuro at her tragic death, yet as the
tlmo passed, nnd Agues only grew
mora and more depressed, she could
not resist a little feeling of Impatleneo
at her eonduct, A few days boforo the
first of November, on which day Lynde
Qraham would be brought to trial
Agnes sought Ralph In the library,
Ho started at tho eight of Agnos In
her white robes, and her face as white
as her dress, with tho dark circles
around the great dilated, gray oyos. He
had never noticed before how jerrlbly
sne naa enangeu.
'My dear Agnes, tell mo what
She came slowly forward, and sink
Ing at his feet, buried her face In his
bosom and burst Into sobs.
He lifted up her taee and looked Into
her troubled eyes.
"My dear sister, tell mo what'
means! I do not understand you.
did not know your-love for for her
waa so Intense."
"0, yes; I loved Marina. I did love
her! Ralph, God knows alio was dear
to ma aa an own sister could have been
Hut it Is not her death that is wearing
me to the grave. No, no not that!"
"Not thatT Then tell me, ana let mo
"I must tell some onol I shall go
mad it I do not) Homo women would
suffer it la sllenee would die before
they would breathe tho secret. Hut
am mado of weaker stuff. I cannot
bear It alone. I must have help!"
"And I will give It to you, If It lies
in my power, my poor Agnes," lie said
stroking her hair.
"Ob. thank you! bless you! If you
only mean It. Will you promise to hulp
m la my own wiv"
"Toll mo tho Urvumslnnccs. If. would
bo wrong to promise without knowing
to what I pierced myself."
"I want you to promise to spare the
life of Lyndo Graham!"
His face grow blaok. ho opened his
mouth to speak, but sho covered It with
her two hands. -4
"Only hor mo otil, Ralph. You shall
not deny me yet, I will bop a Uttlo
longer. It Is shame for mo to oonfesa,
It, but his death (Tpon tho gallows will
kill mot I could not llvo and know
that while I breathed ho was yielding
up his precious llfo at tho end of the
tcrrlbto rope! (ho tpectaclo of n jeer
ing crowd. He, tho noblest, tho purest,
the beat man that ever lived! You can
save him! You can rnfuso to appear
against him I know thero nro ways
by which men provont tho conviction
of even tho basest criminals! And ho
Is not sillily! Ho never had such a
thought. Ho Is Innocent as tho ongols!
Ralph, promise mo that you will save
Ho rose to his feet, lifting her up
nlso, and looking down Into her faco
coldly nnd stormy.
Agnes, rthnt posslblo Intoroflt can
you toko In that damnnblo murdorerf"
"My brother! O Ralph! do not
ilftsplse mo tittorly! I lovo him!" sho
moaned, sinking to tho floor and clasp
lug his knees.
"Love him! " he exclaimed, hoarsely;
"you lovo n miirdorert n cowardly as
sasslnl Agnes Trenholmo, why did not
God let you die before you snnk so lowT
The son of a common fisherman
'Hush!" sho said, sternly. "Do not
speak of rank! You dared to lovo n
woman without a name, and I honored
you for Ignoring birth and position.
I lovo Lynde Graham becauso bo Is
worthier of a woman's lovo than any
mnn I over saw! I havo loved him for
years. I cannot remembor wnen evory
sweot thought of my honrt waa not In
terwoven with him. Lovo Is not tho
ohlld of wealth alone. It goes whither
It Is sonU And to mo Lyndo GrMinm
Is as royal as 11 prlncopf tho realm f"
'And did ho darc?-haB ho dared to
ask your lovo?".
Her faco grow soarlot. but sho held
up hor head proudly.
"Ho has dnrcd nothing. Ho Is blame-
loss. Ho does not mo doos not
ayoa dream I caro l .ilrn. Ho nevorL(iov. Kspnrteolto' of tho V.nwk mi
ovmi touched my hand unless bis duly
called hlir. to ronder mo nsslstanco. I
think his Heart Is Imogeno Iroton'o
Hut I havo lived only In his presence
I only asked to be allowed to wor
ahlp him afar off. O Ralph, savo him!
and in saving him, give pence to your
"Agnes," Jie sold, slowly nnd sternly
"by tho sldo of the dead body of my
mtirderod Marina I sworo vengoaneo!
Thnt will I have! Neither men nor
devils shall prevent me! I believe
Lynde Graham Is guilty. And he shall
ue proved so, and nt tho last shall
swing higher than Ilnmun! There
Ho put her forcibly Into the corridor
and bolted tho door upon her.
Wna brought bo
foro a Jury of his
countrymen to bo
tried for his llfo.
Tho great court
room was crowded.
Pooplo had come
from near and far
to look upon tho
countenance of tho
mnn who had dared
offend the majesty of the law by tak
ing tho life of a fellow creature.
Tho details of tho trial wo do not
proposo to enter upon; they would bo
too tedious. Tho counsel on both sides
was tho beat tho stnto afforded, and
tho pleas wero ablo nnd oloquent. Hut
the defenso Amounted to very little.
Tho simple plea of n lawyer, be ho over
so olQpient, will not change tho minds
of men upon whom such a chain of
startling faets had been Impressed. The
evidence was suftlelent to commit any
man, and those whom the sight of
Graham's handsome face had preju
diced In his favor felt their preposses
sion yielding gradually, ami settling
down at last upon the inevitable con
clusion that he waa guilty. The only
defense his counsel urged was the un
blemished character of tho prisoner
nnd the lack of n motive to the orlma.
He had nothing to gain by the death
of Marina Trenholme. He was not the
lady's lover thai he should seek re
Ye n go, and ho oould have no personally
private animosity to Indulge, for tho
two families had always been tho best
of friends. Whero, then, was the mo
tive? Tho trial was virtually closed and tho
jury went out to agreo upon a ver
dict. One eould see by their hard-set
faees that they were agroed already,
but they felt some form necessary.
They were absent only a few moments,
and when tho usual question was put,
"Mr. Foreman of the Jury, do you find
tho prisoner at the bar guilty or not
guilty?" there was not a moment's
hesitation. The man announied in
(TO 8 CONTIXUSU I
A man never thinks but once that u
t woman's temper Isn't loadsil.
NEWS OF THE WEEK.
Monitay, .U 11 11 try 90, ,
Hovlew of the Kngllffh squadron post-
(ion II. ft. I-w'sbrrtliflarli generally
ouHorved In Georgia.
(Ion. Campos took his daimrlura for
Spain, and given u grand ovTiUou nt
'fliu HJimtoWal deadlocks In Missis
sippi, Maryland. Indiana nml Ivlntuoky
Ilia bill extomftmr the UinlM of tin
iK)rt of' oulry of New OriMn ffl&wl
I.. W. Dennnn, njrertl 73, nml Ml
Martha KaMilmr. uired 21. limri'i! at
lilonnosny, 0. T.
William Steliiunkm. nil Ivvnnsvlllo.
I ml., Iiusluoss man, Milotdm liy tdioot
In liluiMilf through the ItStul.
Hill puwod tho liouee oxtuntllliir tho
tlmo for the Aninmm 1'usn llntfmr ttoni-
any to ptoouro deop wntot ttt that
Otft-dlmil (iiillnniH Hono Mult'tinn,
nrolibUhop of Toiiim, Fritnuo, found
load In Ixul. Ho was born in 1817 nnd
was civntml n imnlliml In 18DH.
In tho sontito tho bill amondlni? tho
not granting tho UaluosvlllB, MoAlos-
tflr nnd St, miiiim Untilrouti oomimny u
right of wit; lliroof h the Indian Terri
Hutuntny, iliuiuary IH.
tllie l'eruvluti congress adjourned.
Tho (Ionium bout Mnwnn oiLtlio wny
to Dulngou buy.
A very hitter uoiinty-attn wnr on in
Jthtto oouuty, Noli.
M. Fl()(iiot, who was nt ona tlmo
riilnUtoi' of thu Iiitorlorof Fruiiw, dlotl.
f tlront apathy lit Moxloo rojfiinlliifc'
tlio Moxlouti Intui-imtlonul exposition.
' 'Itopoi-tod thnt Inl Salllui-y Is pro-paring-
a spoolul r oort on the Vunoztt
Thu troumit-y lost fVJ.000 It: (juld,
wlituli loiivos tho ti-uo umutint of tho
riser vp f:i,7 l'.M88.
Tho L'hllonii honuto dlsuiiRsltig- a bill
graiitlng fnolllituH to l-ontt-uotors to.
build a rullwny to Ai-Kontlmt.
tlon, I. 1., drowned wliilu trylnu to
rnitx tho Deo i Fork near Miimmj,'hu.
At Dntrolt. Midi.. Don M. Dlfkliimm
iliillveiwl n strong nml oloquont pluu
for tho recognition of the Cuban tusur-tfi-iitH
Mayor V. ('. Morolioud, ox-clly at
torney, of I'ltuliurg, I'd., nml V. II.
Ilouiw, Ills usfdatunt. arrested uu
I'limyo of oinhtfBftlemiMit of $10,000 or
olty funds. They gnv Imll.
I'rlilny lHtiiiury 17.
Tho situation at Havana Is t-i-ltii'nl.
lllaln V. Tuylor of West Virginia.
llpM)tntd i-lilnf rtfi'k of tin' pootnttlfi;
1-Yeuoli lui)oi'ttf for ItiUA iIoci-miwnI
172(000 frniim mid vxporld liii'reiiwMt
Kx-('oiiifi!MuiHii l-'iiiuk l.uwlw- Of
Chicago, dlit), lie wiu itldi'i-iniin frtrfrt
tin Kigiitaentli wutHl.
stnrfntlou tlnentoiiH loiai hm)i1w In
New Fouiidlaud owlnif to the fulluiv of
the frozen IiimtIiik ItHliurlei..
A largo delegation of hii-U from
tho fait uri'lved In HI I'uso to watch
l-'ltzttlnimnnH unit Maher train.
I VI nee Hohunlohe wtbinlttiMl thn
draft of u new elvll ciMle to uomplete
the iiiillloutlou of (iQilllltll Jlirtsprii-
'Jlie KurmoiV National bank of I'ort
land, U siuiwndsd. Amtti exceed
liabilities. The uapltul stock Is f'iAO,
000 and dMHttH nlxiut f H00.O0O.
Kx-l'nMildant llnrrlmiu uiitliorls
tin iiunoHiioaiiiMil Hint lie and Mrs.
jiimmlok are enfiigatl to Im married
Hud that the iimrriiige will not take
unttl Utter lnt.
Tliumilay, .luiimry III,
Count 'IlietiH. govHruoi-of llnhemlu,
A mm-iMrttsMn frvi' HverroHfrvmir
t Lansing. Mich.
(ten. F. M. Drake. ItapuMlraR, , in.
uugui-utetl (jorcriHH- of lowu.
Jamee J. Corbett own four blooded
hoiMW. 'lliey urn at Morris Park. N. Y.
Ono thotwaud voal tulnem go on a
strike ut Coliuubiw, ()., uver A lofil
'Jlio lliiislllaii olimulxM- of deputies
wtnm v bill giuutlntr iHiHittte for x
H)i ts of sugar. '
A bill Intrwlucfid in the Clilllun rou-gt-eM
providing for the piiccliuof the
Tho treanui-y loot f II 1.000 In gold,
which leave the true amount of the
Hill Duolln. the Uklubuiua outlaw,
was Jullwl nt (uithrle, liuvlnif Uhm ar
rested ut Kureku Siiriege. Ark.
1 he letter of Queen Vtetwta in the
feiiltati of Turkey exU-4d the hope
that ieuoe would toon be vwttoratl In
Tlio Unltml State, through Amlw
odor llnyunl, tenilcrud thuiiku tHlin nt
llrltaln for 'be kliwl W of tb- la'
ter toward Vinrituu 111 tlu- 1'rain-vssl.
A RESOLUTION D15FININO
lltortnf to III Ntimtr, with Might MimII.
Hmtlon, liy thu .liillmr Iriini tli t'liin
inlttrr, Hiul U I'ljli-nt n III fl JliiUr.
Thrr ll NiiIIiIiib In It.
Wasiiinotox, Jan. ill. Two oppos
ing phntos of tho Monroo doetrlna wore
prtHonted In tho henale yesterday, one
fnnn the commit tw on foruljjnrtilullonn
favorlnir ti stronucr anirmatloii of tho
doctrine, nnd another from lr. Sewell
of .Now Jereay urging that tho dootrltiu
luul Iweu carrln.ii mi far beyond IU
seoiK ac to tliwitn ilanuorotts conw
qtiuuoes. Mr. Davis of Minnesota tiresetlted
thn commltteo reKU t iv tho author of
tliu resolution emlMidyliig the oj&gjitlitl
na tu iih or thn prttvloim teolutlous,
'llin iwolr.tlon rond as follows!
Cojicnritiut rotMilutlnn ralatlvo to the
nstwrllnn una eniorvemunl Of the Alnn
IIpwiU'cmI liy tin- samite, the liouw of
reirviitnUvos uonniirrlug, that
wliomm I'rcMldent Monroi', In his me-
sago to I'oiiKress of Deeemhor 2, A. 1).
I6rt. dmMiieil It proiwr to usurrt us i
iirliit'liilc In which tin' right nud In
tentit of the L'n'tisl Stales nro Involved
that the Ainerlcan tvmtlnenU. by the
fi"c and liHlttpriiilr-yl cndltlOH wllJOH'
tiioyliRvo nsitimeu and fnuintalnetl,
were thnurrfoi-tli not to bo considered
ns subject fur uture colonization by
nny I-.ttronean stutoi
Wherein, I'liinldont Monroa further
iluoliiitHi In Hint iuomhiuo that thu
I'lilled .States would cnmddor nny ut
tmiiit by the allied powers of Kuiox
to extond tbeir systum to any portion
of this hemlHiihcro us dangoroux to our
iKiitue uiid nufi'ty; that with tho oxlst
Ing colonlcH ami lU'iwudenolos of any
Ktiroiwnu powor wo have tint Interfered
nnd nhotild not luturfore, but that with
tlio governments who havo dcolnnxl
thulr luduH)iuluuco and maintained It,
wIiomj lnduioiidtiiioe wo huvo on groat
I'niiHldurntloii and on just prlnclplos
noknowludgod, wo could not view any
Intervention for tho purpow of oppres
sing thorn or controlling In any other
nitttiiiur tholr destiny by nny other
Kiirooiin Kiwor In any othei' light
than nH n inmilfnMutlon an unfriend
ly illHM)nltlon toward thu I .iltod Statoi,
and further reiterated In thnt luotwngo
that it Is liuMll)lu that the nlllud
powors should extend tholr iHilltlcal
systvin to any portion of either conti
nent without endangering our pem.-o
nnd liapplnoiw, uud
Wliervus, the doctrine nud ollry so
proclulmod by President Monroe havo
slneti lieeit reeuldly aswrted by tho
tliilied States by oxoctitlvo declaration
nml action iiKin occnsloiu nnd exo
geiicles similar to the particular Ocea
nian and cxegency which oiiumnI them
to b flret announciMl nnd lm-e been
ever since tlinlr promulgation and now
are the rightful jmiIIuv of the United
Stilton, tbariiiore tie it
Hesolved, that tho United States ro-
nfllrms and roiiflrniH tho doctrines nud
principle prumutgiitud by President
Monroo In his moiwugu of Du'vmlwr 2,
18221, uud declares that it will art
and maintain that doolrliu.' and lhoe
principles and will mgard any Infringe'
iiiont thereof, and particularly itny at
tempt of any Kurotieati imwor to take
or acquire any now territory 011 the
iMuoru'iiti continents or any Islands ad
jacent thereto, or nny right of sover
eignty 01 domination lit tho tumo In
any iuiho or luutaiico as to what tho
United states tlmll deem such attempt
to be dangerous to its peace or safety
by or through foroo, purchase, oesslnn,
ocouiiatlon, pledge, colonisation, pro-
tvotoratu or by control or thu ensemnnl
In eaual or any other means of transit
nun) the llhinus, whather on un
founded prtiteiiftton of right In case of
ulleged lioundnry dlsimtes or under
other unfounded pretonilous, as the
munlfetitatlons of un uiifrlenuly iiisihi
sltlon toward the United States and as
an Interposition which tt would lie tin
iiosslble In any form for the United
States to regard with Indifference
At Mr. Davis' reqtiet the resolution
went to tlie senaM outeHdar.
'Hie senate Iximl bill was laUl aUlo
temporarily, as uu senator was rtrady
lr. I'lult and Mr. Hate pointed out
the delay en this measure ana dir.
I'latt asked that a ilai be set for a vote,
Mr. Jones of Arkansas, in charge of
the measure, declined to II x a time, ai
sovaral senators ware still to be heard,
Mr. Fetter's bill concerning congras
slonal funerals was further dltettssed
and then referred to tha oommtttee on
rules with a view to formulating u gun
era! ruin on funerals.
Mr. i'pgji's resolution for silver pa
incnts or outstanuing eovernipeni -30
gallops did not reaolt a vote, although
urged by its author.
1 be eoneossiou for a railway con-
nectlng iampleo wMli Mredo was
granted soma years ago to Souor Haz
and ex-Oov. (lalan of Coahulla, and Is
for a line from Horrobisun, In Coahu!
la, to Iredo and tltonre to Santa l'e.
resa, in the stale of 'JVnaulI;ias, with
a branch from there to Matamorae and
thence to Tamplno Kfforts are Inilng
mode to set-me tUo ?uuds neroiiry to
Nnttilnx In It.
Vaiiin(Jtok, Jan. 21. A flat ilstllul
was given nt tho war dupurtm6nt yes
terday to tho report from Florida that
the department lins requested tha gov
ernnr of thu state io put tho tAorlda.
tmnps in t-oadlnoM to tnkutue nam at
u moment's notluo.
In the first place. It is sold tho pre-
(dent hits no constitutional or lawful
authority to make such u roqiiOiU and
In the next nlnee, there ls.no omot'gon-ci-
that would justify the nailing out of
tne 1200 men who make up tlie rjoi'iuu
Luniiok. Jan. 31. Itaiwrtti from
New York that communications re
garding the destination of tho .Hrltlcli
flying squadrnn hnvn imtseu beiwoeu
the tfovnrumeiit of tho United 'States
and tireat lli'ltuln are proiiottnogd ut
terly without foundation in foot.
hinl I'layfnlr. who Is prOhtlliontly
IdciiMIM with the iiiovemont to e-
tabllsb a iMrimtuent board for intoriiiw
llouitl nrbltrntlon. bad n long inter
view. ytviterduy with United States Attu
An nlllctiil iIhuI.iI wn milillsliud Inst
V.lgbt of the statement that 11117 com-
munlratlons have pimwt bulwoati tlio,
govurnmunt of Great Hrttitlit "nnu the
United Slutos regarding the proposed
destination of the llylug squadron.
Lostios, Jan. 20. It wants to bo
the gunertil opinion here among Bug
llshmen that the ovents of tha past
weoH liuve lu no wny Rnptilml the
presllge A! (treat llrltaln. Tho ugree.
ment arrived ut France rogardlng Sliyn
Is, fur Instance, gravely lookeu upon
in sonie qiiartor liuro as being an ox
collmil reply to Kmjwror WlUltim'e Ule
pntcli to l'riwUUnit Krilogor on tho
rosult of the 'i'rntiHvnal Invasion, W
spjto of tha iittornncos (0 tho contrary
of the French nwipnorM. Ii I.tborte
of Paris on Wcdneedny had nil filter
viow with M. llortholot, tho Froncli
nilnlHtor of forlugu nlTalrs, lit wtilah ho
was quoted oh saying: Tho (Mekong)
convention does not modify our exter
nal poller. Tho Kiiirllsh nowspapoi-M
nro willfully mlstiikon Indoulnrlng that
huiriuud obtnlncil Franco 'aco-oporntlou
in the suttlomont of Knglnnd's foralgn
Olnry In Tcrrstl.
WAMinsnTOM. Jim. 1!0. iioui-olarv
Olnoy telegraphed Minister 'lorrcli l
('oitHtantlnoplu huturday liistruuttug
him to aHcnrtiilii dollultaly nnd II null y
tlie dooluioii of tlio Turkish nulliorltloa
iiMin tho question of tho admission of
the lied Crow Into Armenia for tlio
distribution of the relief fund among
the dvitltti)e natives, but has received
no response. '
Miss i;inrn Harton of this tooiety
was seen In conference with Senator
Hoar and Coltiim with reference to her
iropoiied exjieilltloii, but she said ut
he close of the coitsultutlon that the
whole matter was In suoh n state of
doubt us to render It inadvisable to
discuss her plans.
I.oinsvii.i.i:, Ky.. .Jan. 21. A sow-
lal from Tnnmsboro, (in., gtiysi
.News nns mil ljecq racatraii oi the
tnysirious nssncslnntloii of llov. War-
rou rowem, a well known country
pi-eui-hi'r, near Hall's station, thU
county. Powers win willed to Ills dour
at night Mid shot, fulling dead In the
f 1.1.. .!.. "
urinn 111 inn wiiv,
A man mimed Dixon, a memliei' of
Ikiwors' oougrugntlon, U miHiwoted and
is under arrosL On Hiindny, tho 12th.
Inst., l'owurs prunohod a Htrong w
mini agulnst the mar Hal liifelltiltlos or
some of tho community, and Dlxott
took tho sortnon us applying to mm.
Ciiattanoooa. Tumi., Jan. 21.
Three oflloors wont to the fastniiHes
of Waldoii'a rldgo Sunday night to ar
rest John Masseiigale. I hey retui'iwi
without their man, but olalmed that In
eM'upliij; from them Masaougale was
shot, mere was no tight. A pocse
bus been vrgunlzed to go for Mimhmii
gale to-day and llnd out whether he
was shot or not. MusstngHia bus ueeti
couvlo'.ed of murder nud sentenced Ut
be hanged, lie o wiped jail five yars
ago. and bus bean ul large aver slnoe
defying hi r?it.
Toi'HKA. Kan.. Jan. 91.-Two New
Orleans deiMtlvee nrrlrssl here jetcr
duy to lake eltargo of I R. (toudatH,
wrvlug a Unltml Status Jail kvnutuee
for sending lottery tlokeU through (he
malts, lla is wanted for defrauding
(JOunellmnn Desforges out nf $oono 011
alleged ublllty to keep him out of tlie
iieuileittlury for boadllng. Dftiforgse
is in tho penitentiary. (Iriudaln Is u
millionaire. Ills wntenoe wilt expire
Vlrltibarg lUlllrltclil till I.
Wasiiinoton. Jan. 21 In the house
yesterday Mr. Cutahlngs of MIsltppl
Intt-oduwl a bill to mato the' Uttle
Hold of Vloksburg a nailonid military
ni-k. The bill IlmlU tho an i tnint of
land to be purchased to i'flfi aarel,,
(or whieh the cost Is not io etKI
lltliioc In Aiurlc.
WAJiiitiiiroK. Jan. 21. The riali
gold discoveries of Foi ty Mile creek In
Alaska belong to the United States
and not to Great Britain as accurately
determined by an employe of the Urlt