W. W. Ii iWNIK. Ld.p
BIG KTONK CITY.
in! 1 'J I'ri tor.
Enitome of the Week.
THE bill to create an cutive :trt
tob»» known as 'he tU past meat ol u-r.ca.'.un:
was- ii'imrt'-d in the S*nateori the M. A large
Lumber 'of House JK wee passed, among
tnern being one providing for a public building
at Jackson. Mich. The Sundry Civ.1 Appro
priation bill was i ii-fcst'it ...In tin1 House the
Senate amendrr.ent* tj the Army Appropria
tion bill ut:« i i. :*«. «ng de
SEVKKU i" r1' th Somite
on the Mil, after which the fisheries treaty was
ajrain discussed in open session ...In the
Hous" the Senate amendments to the Army
Appropnat on bill wt re non-concurred i:.. an
a conference wa» ordered. The ])efic ene .\p
propri.ition 11 was further cons dered.
IN iho Senate on th" Kd a resolufon was
passed to investigate the relations of the Can
adian railroads with the trunsportatton across
lhe continent of commerce wh eh nut irall.v be
onps to the United States. Mr. Teller spoke
in opposition to ratifying the fisheries treaty.
Adjourned to the tith In the House the De
ficiency Appropriation bill was further con
sidered. At the evening session twenty pensio.i
bills were passed. Adjourned to the 6th.
SENATOR EDMUNDS introduced a resolution
in the Senate on the Oth in regard to the ileatn
of General Sheridan, and after he had spoken
briefly it was adopted. Senator Farwell intro
duced a bill, which was referred, to give Mrs.
Sheridan a pension of T.oi)o. Out of lespeet to
the memory of General Sheridan the Senate
then adjourned.,. In the House a few new bills
were introduced, the President's announce
ment of General Sher dan's death was re
ceived. and after passing resolutions of condo
lence the House adjourned.
THE public-debt statement issued on the
1st showed the total debt to be
TKM cash in treasury, $ln ,H40.r:tt: debt
less cash in treasury. *1. 1*51,447.35*. IV
crease during July, £4,137.
A KIKE on the 1st at Suffolk, Va.. de
stroyed a large part of the business por
tion of the town and many houses, causing
a loss of £4
JOHN KIHKMAV. aged sixty-five years,
president of the American National hank
of Nashville. Teim.. was killed in a runa
way accident on the 1st.
W. H. H.VNDLEY, who in September iast
killed J. B. Worman, a deputy sheriff, wa
taken from jail at Carthage. Tenn., on the
1st by a mob and hanged.
A FtUE on the 1st in the extensive estab
lishment of the Little 6c Croft Lumber
Company at Evansviile, Ind., caused a loss
TEN NNN^IMI negroes t•.• part in an
emancipation rooration Helena, Ark..
-n the 2d.
Dt p.is a heavy rain-storm on the -d at
Keymour, Ind., a large number of fish an
u n k n o w n s e i e s e s n i i
CHAKI.ES MII.I.IMX. a tveuth'-- prophet.
lrowned himseif in the Nor'hrivrr if Now
Ycrk on the -Jd becaus. his predictions
WH.UVM A. SMITH, an old and trusted
employe of the Commercial National Bank
at Philadelphia, wasarreste i on the '2d on
the charge of embezzling £tUiuo.
EMANTEL JAMES, shot, and morta.lv
wounded his brother John a* F.ntiiini:.
burg. Ky., on the 2d in a quarrel over s ,.-n
MAY PATTOX, a young woman, shot h*•
paramour. Charles PeKnight. and then
suicided in a hotel room at Pittsburgh.
Pa., on the \M. No cause for the deed was
CIIAKI.KS. alias "'Blinkoy" .Morgan, the
principal ligure in the Kavenna rescue
and the murder of Detective Hulliiran. oi
Cleveland, )., was executed at Columbus,
•it., at an early hour ou the morning of the
DIKING the seven months ended on the
1st more immigrants landed at Castle
Garden, New York, than in the corre
sponding seven months of last year. The
July arrivals were ur i,24ti more
than for July. lvs7.
A TERRIFIC wind and rain-storm on the
2d did gr^at damage to crops in the vicin
ity of St. Cloud and Sauk Rapids, Minn.
In the former place twenty-one houses
were struck by lightning ami two children
were killed, and in the latter many streets
were flooded and houses could only be
reached bv boats.
DI KINO a terrific storm in Chicago on the
2d lightning lired stables at the Stock
Yards, and twenty horses perished in the
flames. Many buildings were also struck
by lightning, and two persons were killed.
Ai.i. cases against the Boston & Prov
idence Railroad Company arising out of
the Bussey bridge accident over a year
ago had been settled on the "Jd without
trial at a total cost of about *1,000,000.
THE Governor of Indiana on the iid di
rected the Attorney-General to visit the
counties of Crawford and Perry, and do all
that he could to bring the participants in
White Cap" outrages to justice.
AT Mt. Carroll, 111., the thermometer in
dicated 110 degrees in the shade on the 'Jd.
and in other portions of the State extreme
hot weather was reported.
ELMER E. JESKIX of Abilene, Kan., ar
rived in Boston on the "M. having traversed
the whole distance (two thousand miles,)
on his bicycle. He left Abilene May 1.
THE business blocks fronting oa the pub
He square at West Unity, O., a small town,
were burned on the 3d, causing a loss of
HENRY M. VINONT. made insane by ex
cessive* cigarette smoking, was sent to an
asylum on the ftd from Miilersburg, Ky.
SEVENTEEN people were burned to death
and lifty more injured by the burning of a
six-story building in New York on tiie 3d.
TROOPS were dispatched from Fort
Thomas on the 3d to quell the threatening
Indian uprising at Porter's sub agency in
GAI DAI'R ami McKay defeated Teenier
and Ilaniin on the :kl in a three-mile double
scull championship race for ¥2,500, in 19:50,
at Saratoga. N. Y.
A Vi LosE struck New Market, la., on
the 3d, and large trees were torn up by the
roots, and buildings were moved from
their foundations or demolished. No one
was in in red
IN .I quair ./is 1-."
Benjamin Scott, a wealthy Texau, fatally
stabbed Con Crowley, a young stock deal
er, George Newell, a leading farmer and
capitalist, and James Smith, a colored i"'!
ter at the Clifton House.
T)RRINO a storm in St.. Paul. Minn., VU
the 3d Governor McGill lost a valuable
horse by liL'htninc and was himself ren
i.'-i t'd unconscious bv the sin
THERE were four fatal ease
on the 3d. the
'U:N mi .: ar. coinpiiniv »V'
'I 'fka, K..:. "M the 3d to que.
r-teveiis i'- .ty, that Stat-
Ar twenty-six lead: ..:
.n ie United States tl.• hange- •.
week ended on ith ag-1
•V'L 1.5. against .!s,i'(-j,").iVsT the prcv.o
w•"•»\ \-N coiui'ai'ed with the corre-'I'on
v 1^7 the decrease amounted
A fir" .-n a! N'*"
herr.e. Teuu.. C.e-tr..ye 1 the :v .-.i-ter
part'of the town
1: Ei.ow wiii bs :i n i
t'ie baae-ball clui»» in the N«l»
f"f the week ended on the 4th:
Chicago, .OW Detroit. i'hilad.
ptr.a. .4'.i3 Boston. .4.~» 1: Pittsburga, .41
indianapoiis, .30J. Washinvrton. .3ti7. Ameri
can Association St. L'uis, .• Brookhn.
.'..'14: Philadeliihia, .t'i20: Cincinnati.'.V'7
Baltimore, .4."1 Cleveland. .3',fi: Lotiisvih'
.3fV Kansas City. .'J94. Western Assoc.a
tion: St. Paul. .tVHV: l)es Moines. .OiHi Chna
ha. .5M Sioux City. 4S1 Kansas City. 47ti
Chicago, .455: Milwaukee, .450 Minneapo
1'L'UINO a thunder storm on tlie 4th the
home of Martin Oisted. near 1-aiicsboro,
Minn., was struck by lightning, and Olst"d
and five of his children were killed by the
CIIAKi.rs PERKIXS, a noted horse-thi^f
and murderer, shot and killed two deputy
United States marshals and one citizen on
the 4th at Marshall's Ferry, Ind. T., while
resisting arrest. Perkins escape 1. There
were nine indictments against him for
ELI BUY W colored w. s lynched on the
4th in Winsiow County. s !'. assault
inga white woman.
THIEVES on the 4th ivbbed the corner
stone of a church at Columbus. Ind., se
i"iinng some gold coin which had bet n
t'uried when he stone was laid forty-nine
A SEWING oi!:i. attending a concert on
the 4th in W'euster. Mass.. created a sen
sation by recognizing in the audience the
man who had murdered her brother eight
UP to the 4th *.w":.:y dea I bodies had
be."i taken fron. ::.e r.
PoA-ery lire in New Y' r".
A PATENT was irranto
inches in length.
Hiv persons in Omaha, N-.-J died n the
Md from the excessive heat.
.d' In- recent
k:- ha Gray, of Highland 1\.: a. 1.-., ..n rtie
taugraph. an invention by which
._'"s can be transnr.tted by wire in the
der's own handwritirr. .i'dnrr awav
•.v I skilled operators
Mtss M\r.y Hi no\ a ac ::. -ho,|
a:.a wealthy young woman of vars.
.mitted suicide at l)aiivi..o. \V
statiuir s: «J preferred de
makinir a mi-take in tht
t:.o4th by taking laudanum. she id a
arge nun.bor ..f admirer-, and left a note
it.ii to the risk of
selection i.f a hus-
'•.\rru wea" !.o :i rn«n
and a heavy cr.•: \\\i- jr.
every Western St.i'o.
A wivp-sTuuv the vicinity
Claire. Wi- d. _-re.it duaiag- to
WHILE ON T.R.O.1" \\\iy LO *x UIOOTIIUR
on the 0th near Montgomery, Ala., light
:..n_' struck three negroes r.nd a mule, in
frtantly kiliiriir the entire party.
CHOPS and property were damaged the
extent of half a million dollars by -t .r:ii^
in Central Missouri on the 0th, ami s.-v nnii
persons were badly injured by hail.
AUYICKS of the Oth from the Choc aw
nation say that a family named Movers,
consisting of husband, wife and two hil
dren. had been murdered by Indians about
lory miles above Penison. T.
l'*.vos were place 1 at. ha e-t «h
0:.ii on all Government buildings :n tin
country as a mark of re .poet to the
memory of General Sheridan
B!.\e: sTONi:. Va.. a thriving town of lif
teen hundred inhabitants on the Norfolk &
Western railroad, was almost completely
destroyed by tire on the Oth.
WILLIAM H. MOOKE. the cashier of a Now
Mexico bank who defaulted for $10.0tH) a/id
absconded, gave himself into custody at
Kansas City, Mo., on the. tith.
ENOLISH and French wheelman will take
part in the cycling tournament at Buffalo
MKS. Jt LIA WooTPILT„ of Gosport, Ind.,
was arrested on the Oth on a warrant from
Xenia, ()., her former home, where, it was
charged, she killed her own child.
PERSONAL AND POLITICAL.
aius. JOSEPH KOCZOKOWKI died on the 3d
in Chicago, asred one hundred and three
years. She was a native of Poland.
GENERAL PHILIP H. SHERIKAN, Com
mander-in Chief of the United States
armies, died suddenly at 10:20 o'clock on
the night of the 5th at Nonquitt, Mass,
from an attack of his old heart failure
trouble. The end came suddenly and un
expectedly, as there had been no premoni
of any unfavorable chancre in his condi
tions until within a few hours of his death.
General Sheridan was born in Somerset,
O., March 0, 1N31. Ho leaves a wife, the
daughter of General Rueker, of Chicago,
and four small children—three girls and
TKEVSI-REK Gr.oitoi: L. PERKINS, of the
Norwich & Worcester railroad, celebrated
his one hundredth birthday on the 5th at
his home in Worcester. Mass.
THE veteran showman, John Robinson,
died at Cincinnati on the 4th, aged eighty
years. He leaves an estate valued at
COLONEL GEOROE Gntsox, Fifth Infantry,
U. S. A., Commandant at Fort Bliss, died
ou the 6th at Las Yegas, N. M., where ho
had gone for rest.
THE wife of Captain Bates li. at their
home near Wadsworth, (.)., on the ftth.
They were the largest married couple in
the world, the captain beimr eight feet
tall and his wife seven feet nine inches.
LETTERS of acceptance were made pub
lic on the oth from the Presidential and
Vice-Presidential nominees of the Prohibi
tion party, Ciuiton B. FisK and John A.
TlK'M v, P, v
by an etigiii"
.....k p.uee ou th*
headed bv Thomas bea,v for
Mh'.'iVni on -TSit&sim
Sorth Carolina di.tr:.
ton («. Evart.
1 nioti and Lnite.t La.vi
I ,i. :,SM idated on the o"
,a i'nioii Labor party.
I, the Na-
•. rest Jlres \vei
THE nonunion Inn
'IIU. L. .T
FLOODS were doing enorir.ou« damaire to
bridges and railways throughout. Switzer
land on the 4th. Lake Lucerne wa- over
ADVICES of the 4th say that the nr is*,
hoppers were doing great damage .i. 'ho
vicinity of Ottawa. Ont.
THE Vistula, in Russia, and thoMohir.u,
in Bohemia, overflowed their bank.-, on-tha
ith, causing great, destruction of life and
MR. (ILAPSTC'V'' .:. E\, -S.n S
TI.I n S
ti) a Shefheld Ucpu^.(itl^.a »..ii
handsome present on the occasion his
golden wedding, said that wher. he secured
home rule for Irelar, 1 v
would be finished.
SEVEN Berlin SEE v.n-re t».e r.th
sentenced to imprisonment teriii* v.iry
Inir from two months to thn e -.-..rs :-r u
sultinirthe imperial house.
lir i:i.iN advices of the Oth i
damatre had been done to r:n
in Germany, and many
til" n'h "I
report 'uu.: io»&
i.ear Adelaide harbor, wit :,»•
and sixteeti other persons.
A UETACHMENT of the Halvati
arrived at (Juebic on the titn
East Indie* to raise assist
oftieers fi»r work in India,
Ir was said on the, Oth t'n
larire section of Eastern Oi.\
a failure, and fanners wnu
fodder or sacrifice their htoc.t
a 1- anil da".
-portiop. i.f I-J..: V
.ti: "veral buiidin
lhe tlamev v.er-' in -'..
is the set••«.«i attempt
THE IK I v ot :I MI,
::i Jdneoin Pari., i i.
••f the h.
i^'o (V Kvanst'
11 the ith.
railroad, in C'h' ago
THE wagn question
trs was settled oil thf
of the workms and inanufaeturers.
flint gJi.sv v.o!
Tth by a eonferei,
senle is practically the same as last year.
A TRAMP named Willi in lirennan V'-M
Killed by a wild lreight train on th«» night
of the Tth nearHeiiiT, l)ak.
THE Indians at Stamiing It.K-k ng.-nev i
the 7th emphatically refused to" sign
treaty with theClovernment for the oj.cn ng
uptne Sioux leservation. After the del v
niinaticjn had eeti announced th y brok
the circle and started lor home.
THE House committee investigating afruis
ni the navy yard discovered on the 7th
that ax) barre s of sugar recently isiied
:ronithe stoivhoue f..,r the steamer Ver
mont. never reached the vessel.
aged I... were arreted on the 7th at 11 -,
Iowa, for the murder of H«nry S,««aini.'
J"-i!" B. GKEEXIU-T. of Peoria. lll..I'r,..j.
dent of the whiskey trust, test tied before
the House commute oU mamtfactnres. The
origin articles of agreement were present
ed, and n full cx]»lanation and report ol
tile workings of the trust was made p'
4'i.,k.Ii.ihki gallons of spirits-the annual
-cent was used
^beverage. s.hn,,h« gallons was use.l
the arts and the balance us ih
tui.e and wine ,,rt ilieat ions
Two boys. O'l',rie„ age,! ir. and y,
l"'!.e I mine. low ,, v.as I und oV(.r
HARRIS, scale repairer for ti e cin
eago & Northwestern railroad. u
down by a switch engine
Iowa on the 7th. The engine u i.eels pa....d'
over his right should, r.
THE schooner Fannie Freeman hailed tl,.
Le:iry raft miles northwest of the Hi d,
'id on Sunday evening. Ja
r..r oi HI Tri»iinpli#
^JuTsoUUer Ccncra. I'hiUp H. s„er
Who Passed Away N«ii«inl»t,
Siinilit.v NiKht -The K««I K".h,r
uoi, the 3d in a Let
killed several wetm
jM.iuisi arcs in the vie
I int.. on the 3d had destroyed ..u
of valuable timber land. Ktirc
containing some iilty il0U'•,
cka. .i v.liagrt
several mills had htnn.
existence. The resiut'ius e
many of them i ..:c.y e-.. .ij
WlIITR, JOS in v
and ribbon dealers at 1 ronto, in.t oi.n
en the for ?5on.iKW.
,l atiscd by Kt'ciu reiu'**
of the t'14'
Tm: discovery was iiucte i nt.ne .v, ...a
the yomiir man r.amoJ Militnan. who was
hanged at Charlottetown. Prince hdwarti s
Island, early last spring, for the murder ct
was in nee
nexed Pleasant Island,
GEUMANT has ami
in the Pacific Ocean, and annoum ed n
the 3d the prohibition of the introduel n
of arms or ammunition.
BERLIN advices of the 3d say that. Siles.a
had been devastated by terrible floods, tl.a
worst known in the city for years. Alonyr
the rivers Rober and Z icr en the tlaina^a
was especially great, the crops having
and wen* the ho
•oi:.- of heart
up eared, an 1*
which proved sucee
previous attacks, bu
without effect, and
Te at 1
.• 'i :.
tiie »hip M,.r
i.i' :,.., n
v. us Julie !,
fell under a grir« e..r
i- run ov. and Icil'.
to his wants
from an attack ol
i,« oral Philip
n ,-U n Min
,l h.n vl I o. .»rv
.liout 30 in ro
if a11v unfav
Was hastily suu.n,
?LS FRV'" '"KNOWIEDGED ,I.
He at once sen-
uaiis resorted t., 11,(
for ending .I n,,,, pniu.-es throu-h
doctors. Thetrainc( Je
more convent an1
were also in
sicians 1 hat
HiH vi1.i ..(,uf
ra i irrei
-1.. ,i,. i
).r i to
who had been cai!ed
'eneral was a'
Tient '"Ifr ""J1 llissfhl^'!" seemed immi.
.'«Mic.L:ul .h.'. ::f''r'
'•asioned V 1M""1 s visit WHS not
e e s
•wed their applica
electric battery -.v-^
"lay and\ii^ 'VVTjWt,i!kt
was intact and making about n
the l'i •. ini
ltjg He en
and hoeii .o'•'
where Ie e•.
to st- I"
d. and on
rd to Dr.
i i n
1 hroughout Haturda- nn
general Sl.eridan wa" ait'.
^intent fits of coiiuhini.' w!
"h physicians in VVashingt
u itn those
id in which
Kition, and fn.ia ii\ V, »-«-€|Ui
i 'ourt-1 io
the Anny o:
stantly at lie
to the i on."..it.:
of the L'niversit
.. )S|C. I'I'J
of the rn,h
to Firth nni h.n
with h-eiie "l!
sour). V\ here lie I
When, by the
mand »f the
dn isions with. h..
on the retirement
fon.'part ot ".
hy the t'uit«
nii»led a violet
ii'di fe H'titiun" ""'''it and alarming at
witli the patient Th'.'V'
WU8 constant 1- devoted
"islantiy ut Ins side ministering
dally to secure
Slierlihui to the 1"
he die it might he
plan was success
land, wittim a
the bill- nt in !H»
O'Reil! ,. Yar-
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