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V ARIZONA WEEKLY CITIZEN. VOL XIII. TUCSON, PIMA COUNTY, ARIZONA TERRITORY, SUNDAY, APRIL 8, 1SS3. NO. 12. Weekly Citizen r. c EKOWS, W. W. HATWAED, Preiidtat. Secretary ana Minxger. fie Citizen Printing & PodMIbe Co taut: p-r Vr (S no uiMocth. ZOI Thrw Months 17C mrtiTIPlNO 3ATX3: i3!4iur, nrt insertion i tS l-arSiaar,aarfleab-iaenttBaertHHi ; 35 OFFICE : 314 Congress Street. No. He is not much of a man who will not .ti.ni! np for his own country. Hakuont and united action of the people ib what insured success to a com¬ munity. Ct ear out the Apaches and Arizona w.l! have a population of 200,000 in less tun five years. FredE. Waite, recently executed in Texas for murder, was tracked up and raptured by blood hounds. r is announced that steel works are to to located at Gunison, Colarado, by a .company with large capital. lac ban Jrrancisco iinnetm govs: Gram reports from almost every section ; the State are very disheartening." General Cbook has given onlers to take no prisoners. Better catch them btf.'-e making any disposition of them. "Baby fanning" is now popular in Sew York, the last legislature having parsed a special act legalizing th busi- :ea. iHElast of the Jeannetta survivors tsve arrived in New York after a four months and three dajs journey from Si¬ beria. The new 2 cent stamp is to contain the vigcstte of Washington instead of Grant as has been reported, which in our pinion is much more appropriate. NuTHLSiJ further has been heard of be Indians reported by Thomas Hughes :n the west end of the Huachucas. Possibly those reported belonged to the Guvernment scouts. TEE PER ALT A LAND CLAIM. It is usually the custom whenever any great event occurs in a community, to not belittle its importance when it is sent abroad by the telegraph for the ed ification of the outside world. The tele grams cent abroad from this place in relation to Mr! Reavis' claim for a grant of land which he desires located on the Gila somewhere, is no exception to the common practice. The dispatch say the claim embraces all the land in the Gila and Salt river valleys east of the Maricopa mountains, covering all of the valuable mines of Arizona except in the southern district: The party who sent the above dispatch wrote it very hastily, ana sent :t without considering its meaning, or he did not know what he was writing about All of the most valuable mines in Arizouoare not in the so called Peralta grant, by any means, and how nny one who pretends to be posted ou Arizona, who has any regard for the truth, should formulate such dispatch, we are at a loss to understand. Where is the Central Arizona the Old Vulture, Hackberry. Tip Top, Peck, wastlo Dome. Howel. and a score of other mines wo could name in Yavapai and Mohave counties? Certainly they are not in the limits of this so called grant. More importance and moro notoriety has already been attached to this Reavis claim than it deserves. It sets forth that it embraces all of the best lands m bait river and Gila valleys. It also em¬ braces tho Silver King mine, which is said to be worthy many millions of do! lsrs. For the saku of admitting a base of operation, lets us allow that Mr. Reavis claim does embrace 5,850 square miles. and takes in all that he claims, how is it going to benefit him? The best lands referred to in the valleys of Salt river and Gila river, are already taken up by actual settlers, many of whom hold patents for the land. The owners of the Silver King mine "lave a patent for the ground. The water companies have vested rights which Mr. Reavis can not reach, even if he should ever gain title tho land. The government must The Hon. Mrs. Leigh, an English IsJv, is about to publish in .London a lock concerning her life in America. It j to 1 entitled "Ten Years on a Geor p Plantation Since the Wnr." WuBKonthe Washington monument u t be resumed on Monday next. Two hundred and fifty feet have yet to be frlied to the height of the shaft, and 'wo seasons will be required to complete the work Lewis Swift of the Warner Observa¬ tory at Rochester, baa received from Pans .4il francs, the prize of tho Paris Academy of Science, awarded to the attronomer most distinguished during the ear. The Journal says "Old Joe" a negro, who has lived in Albuquerque for nearly forty jears is lying at death's door. The Journal man had better tell Joe to jet np from "death's door" or ho will catch cold. Ti.E grand council of Geneva has unanimously declared that the appoint- an: "f Bishop Mermillod to tho tee of Geneva by the Pope cannot be submit¬ ted to, and that he will be arrested if he "timd to assume the office. Ftura Howell's newspaper directory it appears that the daily newspapers have porn from forty-three to sixty, and tho weeklies from one hundred and Hixty- uae to two hundred and forty-three, in tie Territories during the past year. 1!ev George Hicks, Gniteau's spiritual adviser, has entered suit tgiiost the Baltimore American for JT.,000 for libel in ugserting thnt he f'.i Guiteaus bones. Well, if Hicks '(.BljL't sell 'em. he shouldn't get mad liont it The Vandeebilt ball was diatin- ruished only as a costly affair. Oil City Oarler, could have distinguished him¬ self in the same way twenty years ago, if he lial wanted to; but Charley's mind tu ou plain oyster stews and a good tima with th boys. iatSeeoal Auditor and Compfrolle it Wuhington, have discovered a dificit a Governor Benj. F. Butler's account ith the National Home for Disabled Vuianteers, amounting to $15,000. Tho reform Governor sstb somebody else is 'Mponsible. We shall see. The big Itockaway hotel on Coney Iflaad is still unfurnished, and is only fecpted by bats and owls. That was ' of the big ventures of Gotham that a little in advance of the, times, and those who put their money into it will ve to consider it a permanent invest- sent. Knioss continue that Capt. Rafferty tin hd a brush with the hostiles, but up to this writing, we have no evidence that ffht hat taken place. It is well known that Capt. Rafferty is a fighting man, ai that he will fight, and it is probably Ofiug to this fact that he is reported to aare attacked the enemv. Vqxq Chiso Foo, the editor of the Chinese American is about to begin 'Milation into English of the "Fan roe. or the Royal Slave," the moBt PIa!ir of the Chinese historical novels. Ten romance was writen 2,200 years Bgo !J Kong Ming, whose style is said to testable that of Victor Hugo. Tub yoath of Germany partake of the Mtial spirit of the Bismarck Empire. A the University of Jena recently, a IMrrel originated among the students, id twenty-oae duels took place in a k, the arms used not being properly eaaed all of those who were wounded "3 their blood poisoned and about forty young men aro lying in the hospi- in a tenons condition. , "-"Ks boundary line between the United Sttes and Mexico from El Paso to the Pacific, is tn I. rnrviYd bv the 3rd V o' September next. Each Govern- (nt u to appoint a surveying party twisting of an Engineer in Chief and 'Wetsary assistants. The monuments lr to be of stone or iron, and in no case to bo further ntinrt limn 8.000 meters. The monuments to be six feet high, and 'he coat of placing them to be borne itiajy by the two governments. to stand between Mr. Reavis and the net- tier, and at best, his chances for realiz mg from hid claim are in the dim future. vernier me seiners or owners of mines within the limits of this so-called grant shculd lorrow any trouble as to the future. There is nothing in the law against n man's filing a claim for a Spanish land grant, but it is quite an¬ other and more difficult procedure to secure title to the laud. Mr. Reavis bad now fill bis claim; before the government will grant a preliminary survey he must muk some showing of title. Hi-must fnrinbU ilic nuncy with which to -nuke the preliminary survey which will he a small fortune of itself. When all this is done, and when the Sur¬ veyor General of Arizona shall have re¬ ported upon the claim to the Land Department at Washington, Mr. Iteavis will only have n claim, which he will have to be confirmed by Congress before bis claim is good for anything. But Congress will not confirm such a claim where there are so many settlers upon the land, and where the Govern¬ ment itself is so largely interested un less the claimant can show that he has a valid grant, and that his right is in disputable. It requires but a few mo¬ ments to outline what Mr. Reavis will have to do, before he can obtain title; it will require years of time and the expenditure of a large amount of money to do it, and as the claimant is already a middle aged man, it is not at all proba¬ ble he will live to see the final settle¬ ment of his land claim, unless the Land Department should reject it for want of sufficient proof to establish even a fight¬ ing claim. In the meantime tho "richest mines" referred to, will have yielded up their treasures; the settlement of the Gila and Salt River valleys will go on; towns will lo built and the people will prosper; and, let tho case bo decided either the one way or the other, it will not material¬ ly affect the status of land titles in that section of the Territory, unless the own¬ ers themselves allow it to. The notorious land suit of Maria Clark Gaines, for a large tract of land in Louisiana, which embraced much of the most valuablo property in the city of New Orleans and which was decided in her favor after three generations of litigation, by the Su¬ preme Court of the United States, has proven to be of little value to her, as she found it impossible to gam pos¬ session of her property after the court decided it to belong to her. It is an easy matter to eject one or two porties. from an estate, but it is impossible to eject large communities who band to¬ gether and stand up for each other's rights. Even if Mr. Reavis should everac- quire title to tho vast amount of land he has made claim to. ho would bo glad to compromise with tho occupants though they possessed no title from the Govern¬ ment. But we have no idea that Mr. Reavis will succeed in in perfecting a title. Similar claims have been pend¬ ing in California for from twenty to thirty years, with no prospect of definite orfavorablo action to claimants. The day for pntting through fraudulent land grants has passed, and whatever may come, the settlers upon the land sought to be swallowed up by the so-called Peralta land grant, may expect a fair and impartial settlement of the question. Jcdoe Jackson, of Louisville, Ky., has decided that intelligence sufficient learning to read a newspaper, does not disqualify a man from acting as a juror in his court. He says: "I don't intend to exclude intelligence from the jury box. The mere fact that a man had read newspaper accounts, and received certain impressions, does not rendor him incompetent This was the ruling of this court in time past, but we have lately become loose in this matter, and now I intend to go back to first princi¬ ples and adjudicate decisions." We are of the impression that tho Judgo is right. If the reading of a newspaper article on a case so warps a man's mind as to disqualify him from acting as a juror, he is not a fit person to act in the capacity of a juror at all. The American painters, who have oc¬ cupied the very bottom rung in th lad¬ der of fame, have at last received recog¬ nition at the Paris show, and have taken b position that has surprised tbemeelves. Picture dealers who have recently exam¬ ined the studios of French artist predict a triumph this year for Americans all along the line. WORSE THAN EVER. Some days ago a band ot seventeen Indians entered this Territory from Sonora. Their first act was to mnrder four white men at a Coal camp almost in sighj of Camp Huachuca. They after wards murdered another man near by, since found by Jerry Dillon or some of his men. They then passed north twelve miles to the Whetstone moun tains, wnero tney murdered four more men late in the following afternoon, The next night they crossed the South' era Pacific railroad and the San Pedro river near the town of Benson, and long before daylight they were safely quar tered in the Dragoon mountains. After resting for nearly a day, they murdered two more white men, and attacked Win' Chester Camp, but were repulsed. After this we next hear of them on the Gil some fifty miles to the northeast, where ten men, one woman and one child were killed. In all twenty-three human be¬ ings have been killed, and no doubt oth¬ ers have been killed that we have no account of. During all this time this little band ot Indians, which has ridden rough shod over a country as great in extent as from St. Louis to Terra Haute, passing within an hour's ride of ut least four military camps and forts, have never been sighted by our soldiers. They had reached the New Mexican line when last heard of. Our soldiers have not only failed to gam Bight of the Indians, but so far a known they hare not been within miles of them, nor save when the Indians passed near Fort Huachuca ami Camps Grant and Apache. We have learned nothing definite of the movement of the troonn. save a company that left Fort Lowell we believe it was on the morning of the 23d ult. The troops, who were sup posed to be on a forced march, camped the first night between this place and Dave Harshaw's. They reached Mr, Harahaw's ranch at 8 o'clock the follow¬ ing morning, having been just twenty- four hours on a road which Mr. Harshaw informs us bo has frequently driven in five hours. The following day they reached Total Wreck, distant seven miles from Harshaw's. The next day they made another march of seven miles down to Pantano, as we have been informed, "to await orders." The last movement was, without doubt, the most praisworthy act of their brief campaign, for God knows if ever a poor set of devils needed orders, it was the com¬ pany that left Fort Lowell in search ot Indians. Why they went to Dave Har¬ shaw's whore there has been no Indinns, and why they went to Total Wreck which contains enough able bodied men to whip ten times the number of Apaches known to have been on the war path, we are unable to understand. It they had put their horses on the cars, got on board themselves, gone up tho road where every one knew tho Indians had gone.they would have had no trouble in getting on the trail. But why refer to the soldiers at all! They have taken no part in this campaign and should not be mentioned in connection with it. It now looks as though the poople will have to organize for their cwn protec¬ tion; it is certainly unsafe to depend on the army for protection. As we have stated above it is now about twelve days since tho little band of Indians entered Arizona. Wo have hear d that General Crook had shipped his baggage some layB ago, but up to this writing we have not heard that he has taken the field, or put himself in a position to oppose even the seventeen renegades from Juh's band. Our peoplo had placed great con¬ fidence in General Crook; but up to this time he has not been as efficient as was expected. What he may do remains to be seen, if he does his duty we shall be thankful and will give him all the praise his services may merit. But unless he inaugurates a more vigorous campaign, and takes the field in person, or removes his headquarters to some point in South¬ ern Arizona where he can be in close communication with his troop, and know more ot the movements of the Indians, he can accomplish nothing. It is said that the Prince of Wales never opens a boos or so much as glances at a newspaper, but his officers ire all bright and clear, and keep him accurately informed of everything that is going on in politics and society. Poor fellow! will his lackeys not begin to chew his food for him soon? Seems that is about all that is now left for him to do. It is astonishing how Binful aro some people, whom we usually believe to bo honest. But people are not usually in the habit of telling the world the enormity of their crimes, yot it seems that Rev. 'Henry Ward Beecher has made a clean breast in his caso and told of all- in fact the only great sin he ever committed. niB congregation were much astonished a few days ago, when he stated that while ho was in tho firstings of his years he was a son of darkness; he stated that he had been once n thief! There was a sensation in the audience, who had about made up their minds that Mr. Bsecher was not telling the truth tho first time they had ever doubted him. Although a hundred preserve closets wonld not tempt him at all, there was a time when one closet was a big temptation to him. He could remember, he was compelled to confess, that once, "when ho was small, he invaded tho sanctity of the preserve closetjhis mother caught him in the act, and promptly shut him in a dark closet as n punishment. I went into the closet to repent," says Mr. Beech er but unfortunately my mother had left some doughnuts in that closet, and my repentanco wbs postponed." Now Mr. Beecher has told us of the darkest page of his history, his. modesty should not prevent him from laying some of his virtuous acta beforo tho world. While ho may have no living witness who caught him in his virtuous acts, as his mother caught him in the act of the great sin of his life stealing preserves vet we have no doubt if Mr. iJeecher will make a clean breast ot his virtues, the world will belive him; but whether the world believes him or not, he can de¬ pend upon the unqualified belief and support of his own Plymouth church people, who would not bel.eve their own eyes, in case they should se Mr. Beech¬ er in any act of sin. Fxane Btune, whom Carey, the in- rmer swore was a member of the As¬ sassination Society, has arrived in New York. It Egan, Sheridan, McCafferty and Byrne are innocent, why do they leave the ould country so qutetly end come to tho United States? McCafferty claims to bo a native born citizen, but the others do not, and wo believe were never in America before. If they are innocent ot the charge it is a very easy matter for them to prove it, The action of these gentlemen looks rather suspi¬ cious. Wncs Mr. Teller came into office, he talked about disarming the Apaches; what he said was appropriate and to the point, and led tho people to hope for aid from a new quarter; for a time our people really thought that Mr. Teller was going to disarm the Indians. But what he told us a year ago has gradually passed from the minds ot our people, because he did not practice what he preached. Juh's band went over to So¬ nora on a visit, and Mr. Teller forgot all about his project of disarming the In dians until their return a few days ago. He now says again that they should be disarmed, but it should be done grad nally and in such a way as not to excite the Indians. The conditions upon which Mr. Teller would act, makes it an impossibility to disarm tho Apaches. The only way the Apaches can be dis armed is by going to tho Reservation with a reasonable number of soldiers, call the scoundrels up and count them see that they are all corralled, then take their arms away from them. The idea ot disarming them by peacemeal is an impossibility, and the moment they find out that it is being done, they will withdraw from the Agency and put themselves in shape for an aggressive and sanguinary war at once. Force is the only power that can be used in deal¬ ing with Indians. What is tho use of talking about reason and moderation when the savages do not understand their meaning? Take the bull by the horns or keep out of the fight Pima county is rapidly coming to tho front as a bullion producer. Total Wreck continues to turn out silvor bars with regularity and despatch; the Ome¬ ga copper mine is making regular ship mants of copper bullion, and the owners inform us that it has a large amount of ore in sight. From what we can learn, the Omega company makes a better showing than any of tho copper mines yet opened up in Pima county. Con aiderable copper oro is being brought trom Ajo mines west of Gunsight The Gunsight mill will be ready to start up soon, and its managers claim that it will be able to mako regular shipments of silver bullion thereafter. Many ot our citizens believe tho time has come when reduction works will pay in Tucson. Wo shall make no rash promises as to what Pima county may do in the pro- luction of bullion, but it now looks as though the output for the present year will be considerable. Ex Senator Tabor of Colorado, has paid dearly for his short career in the Senate. His ostentatious display of gew gaws, and foolish desire for notoriety, has brought his weaknesses prominent¬ ly before the public, in such a way that the ex-Senator feels it, and if be had his brief term to serve over, be would know better how to avoid the ridiculous Bide of senatorial life. Nathan A. Stosk, of Chicago, propos¬ ed marriage to Miss Dora Apple.and the 25th day ot September last was set for their marriage. Both were Jews, and when the day arrived, it turned out to be Yom. Kippur, a Jewish feast day; so Stone being a good Jew refused to marry Miss Apple on that day. Stone must have been a singular man to refuse an Apple on a feast day. The speaker of the British House of Commons begins his parliamentary din¬ ners with the Cabinet always, and grad¬ ually gets through the wholo house. These banquets must cost him at least S5.O0O. His salary is 525,000. with a plendidly furnished abode adjoining the house. The Lord Chancellor, though speaker ot tho House ot Lords, gives no official dinners. Tnc Bandit King, or Jesse James, was recently played in Newburyport, but the people Would not stand it; the minister of the Presbyterian church who is also an ex-lawyer, prosecuted the Bhowpoople. He believed that their show bills wcro calculated to demoralize the youth of the country, and lead them astray and make bandits of thorn. No decision has been reached. A project is on foot to build a road from a point on the Atlantic and Pacific to Globe. Wo are glad to hear it. Ev- ory foot of railroad ouilt in Arizona helps to build up the Territory. If the citizens of Globe will secure the build¬ ing of a road to that placo, we believe we can safely promise them that Tucson will meet it and give them ft southern outlet also. TnE Philadelphia News says a Ne¬ braska man committed suicide because he owed a debt of seventy-five cents. If Pigiron Kelly and tho rest of tho Pennsylvania Congressmen had havo joined in and helped to abolish the pro¬ tective tariff, the Nebraska man would not have been in debt, and would have had no cause for committing suicide. A-soTliElt wildman has been killed. He was found in Utah and his hair and beard was two feet long, and his body was also covered with hair, and his toe and finger nails were two inches long. His clothing was a simple mantle made of rabbit skins. He was a ferocious animal, and could not be taken alive. Next? Tub public spirited men ot Tucson should see that nothing be left undone to secure the early completion ot our contemplated railroads. There should bo no jealousy between the managers ot the different companies, for the roads will not bo rivals, but the building ot either will benefit all the others. Jtdor Davis and bride are receiving the congratulations ot the people down South. Indeed their journey through South Carolina and Georgia has been little short of bu ovation. The bride has almost been buried in Mowers while the Judge has stood by and witnessed the honors showered upon them. If Martin Luther had l:ved, he would have been 400 years old on the 10th day ot next November. How time does pass. Humboldt thought there were 150,000 to 170,000 species ot insects. Smaller but more industrious minds have ascertain¬ ed that there are 750,000 species. TELEGRAPH. PACIFIC COAST. Willcox, Mwch 31. CaptDougherty with his commiJiu ct four companies of cavalry left this morning for Crotten Springs, where bo will meet Lieutenant Gatewood with 8 company of Indian scouts and pack train. Capt Dougherty will take full command and scout the country between Dragoon Summit and Sulphur Springs valley. It is reported that Capt Dougherty has an order from General Crook to take no Indian prisoners. LoRDSBCiia,N.M., March 31. A Rich¬ mond, New Mexico, special says: Dr. J. IL Carroll, an o!il pioneer of this Terri¬ tory, and a residiint of the Gila Valley, was surrounded by n band of Indians about four milai north of tho Carlisle mine, just bofo"'-- )st Bight Byl abandoning his horse he managed toes- capo into the rocks and made his way into Richmond on foot, n distance of twelve miles. Four pack animals with full pucks of Indian goods came into Sbakspearo la.it night. Three ot the animals were branded "J. W. F." and are supposed to have strayed from the Indians passing east of this place. LoRDsncEd, April 2. Mrs. York has asked for troop to protect herself and four children, as Indians have been seen forcu near her ranch on tho Gilo. Nothing has been heard trom Copt Black for three days. A supply train was started yesterday to follow his trail. Black, although a bravo man, has had no experience as an Indian fighter and fears are fell tor his safety. Sax Fravcisco. March 31. Alfred Tobin, a gentleman of this city has just returned from an extended visit to Mexico and Arizona, during which ho had an opportunity of judging of the troubles at present existing with the murderous Apaches. He says, in con ncction with tho persistent annoyance to which the white settlers are subjected, that the miest land in Arizona is wholly at the mercy of tho Barago., who refuse to allow any improvements to I0 made upon them, and which are wholly value¬ less from luck of cultivation. This is particularly the case at the head waters of the YBqui river, where the lowlands are covered with vegetation and which might, under the infiuence of thu whites, bo transferred into growing fields. Naturally they feel incensed ut the re¬ fusal of the Indians to allow any pro¬ gress to be made in this direction. Jrwfenng to a statement made byUrook that tho Indians on the ban Carlos res¬ ervation were muek as church lambu, and under no pretense could be induced to violate their allegiance to tho great chief, he said the utter falsity ot that statement was proved by an uccident that recently occurred during his trip up the Sonora road. A fight had taken place between noma .Mexicans and a band ot Apacher. in which fourot the latter were killed. Examination ot the bodies disclosed the fact that these In¬ dians belonged to Crook's proteges, as the blankets worn by them were marked with the tag which is affixed to the In¬ dians of the San Carlos ageney. T such extent nai tho whites been exas¬ perated that they formed themselves in¬ to b secret party for tho avowed purpose of the extermination of the Apaches, and pledged themselves to shoot everv mother's son of them on sight, and thus effectually put an and to further troubles from that sourcu. Sah Francisco, March 31. -Flour 10 cents lower. Wheat Quiet and stcadv. Barley Lower: spot 81.20; April tl.- lOU; May S1.20: buyer season. 1.21 W; seller, 1S83, SU3i. Salt Lake. Utah, March 31. At four o'clock yesterday afternoon, the last pike on the Denver and Rio Grande railway was driven, 172 inilea southeast of Salt Lake. Lordsbcro, N. M., Morch 130. J. D. Weeme, telegraphs from Separ that Bob Anderson and an unknown man were killed between Separ and Animas val¬ ley. The Indians came within one mile of this placo last night and abandoned a horse packed with dried meats. Capt. Black end his rangrs are following the trail, and a fight may bo expected ut any moment The Indians are doubtless mnking for old Mexico, and fears are en¬ tertained that they will reach there be¬ fore our rangers can overtake them. Nooales, Much 30. There are no signs of Indians here now. Lust night few were at Agua Zarca, twelve miles from here. The to is a carload of Mexi¬ can troops forty-two miles south ot here, at Imuris. Bowie Station, March 30. Captain Rafferty here, reports finding a trail of hostiles going through by Ash Springs, and probably up the Gila. All is quiet here. San Francisco, April 2. The pigeon mutch between Crittenden Robinson and J. Lambert for a thousand dollars a Bide was won by tho latter with a score of thirty-seven to thirty-five. The con¬ ditions of the match were fifty birds each, $500 a side, Hurlingham rules. The result of the match was a great sur¬ prise. Willcox, A. T., April 2. Major Bid- die with troops II and I ot the Sixth Cavalry, arrived at this placo bunday morning to await orders. Frank Mon¬ arch with a pack train ot 53 horses and muleB arrived last night by tram from rescott. with baegago for General Crook i.nd his Aid-do Camp and engi¬ neers. Gen. Crook and party aro ex¬ pected on Thursday. Willcox will be headquarters for the field. There nre eight thousand field rations here and fifteen thousand moro and five hundred of plug tobacco is expected soon. T,ntPrtnur.n. ADril 2. Tho Adiutant General of this Territory has shipped by express to the citizens of Sbakspeare ninety stands of arms and ten thousand rounds ot ammunition upon requisition of the citizens of that place. No further information from Uaptam 13 J act and his band of brave men has been received, but it i generally believed here, that he has been ambushed and completely ani- hilated. San Carlos. April 2. An alarm was given last night, caused the appearance of two Indians, supposed to 1)6 Chiri- cahuas, at Casadras, a camp six miles north of the San 1'edro river. .Lieuten¬ ant Davis left the agency before day- icht with about iiw menaiy Indians. He just reports no acts ot hostility and will search, the country for trails. Salt Lale. Utah. April 3. This morning's Herald has advices of Hoods in Bear Lake Valley which washed out six bridges ot the Oregon short line, temporarily impeding the running of trains. They will soon be repaired. The first through tram on the Rio Grande brings two hundred Mormon converts. It is expected to-day. EASTERN. Boston. March 31. Advance sheets of the annual report ot the Atchison, To- ceka and Santa Fe show the system now comprises 2,620 miles. The net earnings were 80,421,000. to which are added re¬ ceipts for rentals ot land grants and in¬ come from bonds which makes the ag¬ gregate net receipts S7.2S0.000; divi¬ dends paid, $325,000; surplus for the year, Sl.OSSSa No floating debt. Chicaoo. March 3L The Times re¬ ports the condition ot the winter wheat crop throughout the entire winter-wheat growing section of the western States is not encouraging. Atlanta, Ga., March 3L Several masked men last night went to the home of Mrs. Joshua Hill, over seventy years of age, and outraged her and her two danirhters. Two arrests have been made. Madison, Wis March 31. Perry H. Smith, a millionaire of Chicago, was placed in the insane asylum to-day. Bloojiixcton, His., March 2. Bobbin A. Dunn attempted yesterday to kill his family. He tired a shot and prooaoiy fatallv wounded hiH wife: then tired and missed his son, a young man, and then attacked his daughter with a Jtniie, but was overpowered by his son before in, flicting any injury upon her. Braidwood. Ills- April 2.- The dia. mond mine was a scene of excitement to-dav. The fact that the bodies dis¬ covered were to bo brought up to-day drew a large crowd, and about three o'clock when the news was brought up that the party who had gone down after the bodies had been imprisoneu in me roadway while putting the bodies in the coffin. the excitement on top was in¬ tense, tho wives and relatives or mo men in the mine wero wild wim gnei over the orosDective death ot their mends, A party was at once sent down to search lor them. nen me reconu pnny nearlv reached tho point whero tho bodies were discovered, they found that a large pile ot stono had caved in and blocked the narrow passage way. They were dug out and liberated, ono of the men in n prostrated condition. It is thought no further search will bo made as no man can bo found willing to go down. Six bodies were taken out about four o'clock and pluced in the csorgue whore tho crowd piiMrd through aud viewed them. New Orleans, April 2.- The Timos- Democrat's West Melville special says: Atchafalava is rising. Eighteen inches more is water is expected here, and probably moro m the swamps. Along thohne of the Texas Pacifio road a con¬ siderable portion of the track will bo washed away between this placo and Baton Rouge Junction. 40 miles, but when the water subsides u large force will soon put the track in repair. Far- dache Bayou is rising an inch daily, the water running through the leveo a mile and n half nbovo the ruilroad crossing and hubmergiug many small planta¬ tions. LEOUiN8TEl,Mass., April 3.-Tho larsc leather board mills and out buildings, owned and managed by J. A. Hurwood, were burned yesterday. Loss, $100,000; iLsurance, $71,000. Sevonty-five hands are thrown out of employment. Chicago, April 3. Another child has been killed by tho cable cars, making nearly twenty victims of that institution since its introduction here. The con¬ ductor and driver nro held in jail with out bail to await the action ot the Cor oner's jury. Fortress Monroe, Va., April 2. Thomas Phillips, a quiet and orderly citizen, was shot and instantly killed to¬ day br J. Joyce, an old acquaintance. The shooting was done without tho least provocation. Joyce is in jail. There is graat excitement and strong talk of lynching him. St. Lorw, Mo April 3. The Legis¬ lature has passed a bill that no railroad company of this State shall advance freights without first giving twenty days notice of the proposed change, by post¬ ing tho now schedule in three conspicu¬ ous places on each freight and pas¬ senger depot The penalty for a viola¬ tion is live hundred dollars. Washington, April 3.- Admiral Am men, U. S. N., and other Washington in¬ corporators of the rwcaragna Canal Co., say that they have all the money tby need, and that without waiting longer for Congress, or anybody else, they will go right on and build the canal. They say their advices from Panama aro to the effect that very little has yet been done on the Panama canal work. Hartford, Conn., April 3. The Double powder mill at Hazardvillo blew up yesterday afternoon. It contained 400 pounds of powder. No Ipss ot life is re¬ ported. The pecuniary loss is trifling. Cleveland. Ohio, April 3. The Dem¬ ocrats elect thoir Mayor by 3,000; also tho eutiro city ticket. This is tho sec¬ ond Democratic M r in twenty yenrs. Kvaxsville. Ind., April 3. The indi¬ cations at this hour is that the whole Democratic city ticket and four out ot the seven.and perhaps live nut of the fte-.cn, councilmen are elected. Denver, Col., April 3. A Separ, N. M.. special says: Colonel Forsythe fol¬ lowed the Indians from the Southern Pacific Railroad, crossing tho Chihua¬ hua mountains in Arizona. Near Cot¬ tonwood Springs, tho Indinns attacked a wagon containing ranchmen's supplies and wounded two men, after which they took to the hills, where the soldier were unable to follow the trail. Colonel Forsythe will remain there several days f counting the surrounding country. New York, April 2. A London cable special of March 31st says: There re- mnins a very strong feeling on th'j sub¬ ject of dynamite. Tho internal machines Beized at .Liverpool on ednesday, were of a very formidable character. Each consisted of u well-made tin cylinder, coutaining two gallons ot explosive material, the whole covered with an out¬ er casing ot cauvas, neatly stitched. The throwing ot the package against the ground would have sufficed to ex¬ plode it quite as uuectively as n fuse. which was also provided. Dorsey. the Irishman in whose possession they were found, is not over twenty years of age. The police authorities say this capture frustrated . two attempts to blow up government buildings one in Liver¬ pool, the other in Manchester. Both xplosions were to bo vuected this week, nnd experts assert that the machines are identical in power with the one used in Westminster. The policn believe them to be ot tho standard pattern adopted by the dynamite faction, and say they were undoubtedly made in America. The explosive is tho simple form ot nitro-glycenne, held in saw¬ dust, extremely powerful and exces¬ sively dangerous to transport or handle in uny way. lhese occurrences and tho threats to blow up the Postoffice keep the Dublin military or Bentry duty in London, and menacing letters re¬ ceived in every direction make the pub¬ lic feverish. Whatever danger really exists is exaggerated and the peoplo are in a condition ot thorough scare. Chicago, April 3. Tho strike ot the bricklayers is practically ended, the employers conceding to tho demands of the workman for 84 and S4.50 per day. Berlin, April 3.--During the recent visit ot the Duke ot Connaught to this ci'j", he consulted tho celebrated sur¬ geon, Langerberck, in regard to the in¬ jury to his arm. The physician assured lum that tne injury was in no respect dangerous, and that he would recover completely. Washington, April 3. Secretary Folger is now undergoing special treat¬ ment on account of the condition ot his eyes. He will be confined to hi.i house for two or three days. terday, and will be continued during the next three months, ice Alien lino has contracted for the work, and the first vessel, Nestorian, received her portion of emigrants yesterday in Black Sod Bay. They were brought off from the Belle Mullet in the boats of the man-of war Sea Horse, which has been detailed for duty on the west coast The people are described as looking well and being happy to go. TheGovernraeat pays the expenses ot embarkation and passage. and each emigrant gets assistance be¬ sides from the Lnke Fund. They will bo landed in Boston, and will bo follow¬ ed on the I3th by another steamer full from Newport "If these emigrants are rightly described, it would be worth while for some Western land interests to secure them. Chioaoo, April 3. A Washington special says Commander Jlullan of the Ashuelot, will probably becourtmartlal- ed in Washington. He was dismissed from the navy 15 iy oars ago, fordrunki enness. but was reinstated. Tn 1S70 he failed to pass his examination as Com mander, but remained in tho service. Chetenne. Wva. April 3. The tenth annual meeting of the Wyoming Stock . . - 1 1 111 (TO. u rowers Association is ueing ueiu. a ua report ot the executive committees show that last year 220,000 beet cattle were inspected, an increase' ot 52,000 over tho previous year: also about 1,500 head were killed by the U. P. R- R. Tho report further shows that herd breeding cattle are selling 25 per cent higher than last veor and S30.000.000 of Scotch and English capital was invested during the year in yoming. MorNT Forest. Ont. April 3. A train on the Toronto, Grey and Bruce railway reached here last night, the first since March 5th. Deep sleighing is unim¬ paired. St. Louis, Aprils. Senator and Mrs. David Davis. Miss Alice Davis and Senator Davis' brother-in-law, Mr. Wil¬ liam-, left this morning for the est FOREIGN. London. March 31. It is announced that I'.irnell will make another visit to Dublin before he starts tor the United States. He wishes to hold a conference with the organization in Ireland and re¬ specting his movements while in Amer¬ ica. His visit, therefore, is looked upon as of little importance. Paris, April 3.- A boiler explosion at St. Didier killed 24 persons and injured 33. Paris. April 2. Later accounts of the boiler explosion at St. Didier yesterday, show the number of persons killed and injured to !e much larger than at first reported, lhirty persons were Allied outright, and the number injured is now stated to reach G5. Many ot them it is feared, are fatally hurt. London, April 3. The steamer In¬ diana to-day took tho first batch of emi¬ grants forwarded by order of tho British Government to America. The party numbered 75 and was principally mads up ot persons evicted in Oonnemara, Ireland. Madrid. April 3.- -The marriago of Princj Louis Ferdinand, of Bavaria, to Infanta has been celebrated. The King and Queon ot Spain were sponsors. Core, April 3. Documents have been found on Fentherstone. the American who has been arrested, said to bo a newspaper writer, showing him to be in direct communication with O'Don- novan Roisa. The letters seized from Rossa give elaborate orders with regard to making and using explosive. Sr. Pbtersburo, April 3. The Revel ntionary party has issued a proclama¬ tion announcing that preparations nre completed to meet the coronation ot the Czar, and they havo every hope of suc¬ cess in fully carrying out their long de¬ vised plans. Tin proclamation contains n warning to all persons that they shall 11 valuing their personal safety, keep at a distance from the Czar during tho ceremony of coronation. The pro- nuuciamento concludes with tho words. "we will strike once moro for the free¬ dom ot Russia- Mr. Parnell's Dilemma. Two thousand infantry, says a cable dispatch, are to protect the pnblic build¬ ings in London;ColdstreamGuards will be on duty before Buckingham Palace; the city is beginning to weor an aspect of siege. All accounts agree that the English feeling Lgainst Irishmen bos never been so bitter; Irish laborers are thrown out ot employment; mills and factories are closed against them. Irish agitators may consider that these are incidents inseparable from their cam¬ paign; something must be suffered that much may be gamed, isut the con science of a hostile nation is not to shaken with dynamite. Mr. Parnell is meditating a new line ot action. He was beaten on his amend- TIIE DRUM. (Xtketlniml Ther m tome lntuoatioa in thy crura Monwur ut nltermeo lint smkra th inMt, (lamb. As w hear " Throaxlt tha clear . Ana cncteuiIeJ atmespbere. Thy raraMiBc rel piutwos nrf m opoa tsa ef f There' a pari Of Ow&rt . -., OI anMo-tbretlMnB hMt, That thrills a aawtkiBe m bo that awakMfe, with a start. And. tan rbiaw With the shim Astt emctitEiI of tim l,e I (! narekiai: ralofWri ttkr me!Jf Antt the xattt Or the brt ments to tho Land act; he was deserted j i, 0 patriotic spirit a a Connstal dWe4: by many of his followers in the scrim-1 And he loon . mjrraiHi Mr P.iriUr-l,n .M that Ihn . KS t MleoBM time has como for a frenli start, which direction shall ho go? He stands at tho crossroads. From one side the masked assassins of Dublin beckon to him: from the other tho ghost of O'Cou sell calls him to a bloodless agitation. His difficulties are great He knows that tho shotguns and explosives serve to make Irish grievances noisy in British ears; and he knows, too, that they canse a nation to set its teath and swear thnt no more reforms shall be granted. TV sympathize with the party ot violence would be abhorrent to Iim nature: to repudiate it might be to alienate a ser¬ viceable ally. If Mr. Parnell is to retain his suprem¬ acy ho must lose no time in deolariiic his policy. J. lie hour has gone lor ehii- ly-shally and subterfuges. The Houoe of Commons has made it manifest that it will do no more for Ireland, and it tho Irish leader is still determined to fight he has the choice of weapons nnd should exercise his privilege without delay. Ah And tkr. blood ho iDUled at Lexinztaa m Htieir Minin-r With Lime. The new method ot mining coal by- breaking down with compressed lime. which was first spoken of last summer, has now passed beyond the the experi¬ mental stage, and its utility has been demonstrated beyond question. The operation consists in drilling shot-holes in the mot of the coal, into which car¬ tridges of specially prepared limestone nre introduced. By forcing water on to the limestone steam is generated, and thu, with the explosive force of the lime, completes the work ot disintegra¬ tion. The advantages of this method of coal mining nre that the risk and danger which inevitably accompany the use of gunpowder or dynamite are abolished and that the coal in obtained in large masse;, thus saving tho waste incurred by blasting with explosives. As is well known, coal, when broken small, is de¬ teriorated in usefulness and price by up- wuru oi tony per cent., out mucu oi mi waste is saved under the new system. a much greater proportion of the pro¬ duct is "large" coal. Where the miners are paid according to tho large coal they mine the new invention will increas their income without altering the rate of wages. It is thus an invention that is likely to produce good results, mechan¬ ical and social. bnntj bloom a. Ami 1h "jr. Wear Ike caitc Ot a Batar par and Ht And tRehtTRo" thm is H'U-U toiiiM tWnktM. That is briukt Koiiandwkitr. .1 WtUt a Mural otarr tight. And it taigas in Mkn ripptr t Hka ljni a dar aad nucht. Tkrre itrv (Tor th Httwa a tfcas loaja. And ttw murmur faiBM-rcruwiatc enufmkmm flU ulns". While tbo praj Kiting thr Witts tx eea aad eaHli aaai aim .WahsritaffR to FnImh' von and taskNM eTryHbwr. Then with Mxsntl A jrftwad As to tkamlsriscs reitoamt. Coma thy tW rertwraHDi ia a tkwi t"it rhaket the Krunml. And a pry. rlnmc o awn Wfs rai Vy. O. thedmra. TWru H Intonation in tkr gntra Muni obj of BttrtK tkat trlk th tiMti damn. As w-j War Threaah ettar Ami RMtoBtlFtl atBMHtnhf-TV Thy rembUnc palpitHliom roll ia noa tkar! J1MU n.IULST, I Am tarWit fatter br. ptfirtHiihr arrant tilt it Brotiea mrta Cincinnati, April a But five pre¬ cincts out ot sixty in the city are yet fully reported. These show Republi¬ can gains. Unofficial reports gathered at the Lincoln club, indicated at the time that the vote is close between Sad¬ ler and Stephens for mayor. The Com¬ mercial bulletins a special that the Re¬ publicans "elected their candidates in Fosteria, Lebanon, Van Wert, Galion and London. Ohio is divided; the ticket is elected Mansfield. I'omroy, Newark and Arkon. The Democrat elect their entire ticket in Chillicothe and Findlay. Xenia, Ohio, has elected a Democratic solicitor. New York, April 2. A cable dispatch trom London says: The systematic de¬ population ot parts ot the west of Ire¬ land was begun by theGovernmcint yes- Telegraphic Xciri. L. Deffenbach, the'eminent eehelar, is dead. Rev. Dormont Coleridge, sou of the poet, is dead. A snow storm occurred in New York ou March 30th. Emporia, Kansas, ha n terrible smallpox epidemic. David Whelnn, the informer, has been shot dead at Muj borough, Ireland. Mary Ann Dooley, of Chicago has been arrested for poisoning her mother for her money. Gillis, a banker uf Clifton Springs, New York, forged SoO.000 worthot paper, failed and lied. The Malaga envoys were entertained by General Hancock yesterdny, and will sail for Liverpool to-day. The Liverpool police have discovered a plot to destroy public buildings with infernal machines from Ireland. The general passenger agents are fix¬ ing rates for visitors to the Knights Templar conclave in San Francisco. Hugh Northcote, son ot Sir Stafford Northcote is engaged to Miss Edith Fish, daughter ot Hamilton Fish, ot New York. J. Campbell Johnson, a retired Eng¬ lish officer in the India service, has nr- rived with his family in New York, en route to California to reside. A gentleman of high position at Eton deposes that he saw Lady Florence Dix¬ ie at the time the; alleged assault wus made, and that nobody accosted her- Controller Lawrence has decided that the salary of Congressman Tom Ochil¬ tree must be paid to himself, notwith¬ standing the claims against him by the United States. A cntiosity has been recently dis¬ covered at Flushing, Long Island, in tho form of n woman who sets all the principles nnd theories of woman's rights at defiance. She has not been on the street of the village forcleven years, and she neither pays nor receives visits. She says the proper place for woman is in her own house, and on this rule she liv.H with a strictness of observance that is remarkable. She is sometimes seen in the backyard of her house culti¬ vating her flowers or looking nfttr her chickens, canaries and cat, or attending to domestic duties, but she never goes on tho street Those who have seen her say she is a pleasant nnd attractive little woman with sprightly black eyes, and that Bhe is unusually vivacious and witty in conversation. Her hnsband, who is proud ot hr nnd greatly attached to her, recently told her that they would move into another house in the rear ot their present abode, but on the same square, and asked her how she would avoid going into the street She replied that she would enter her new house by crossing the back alley between the two buildings. An exchange contains an article enti¬ tled "Curious Facts About Precious Stones. One of tho most curious facts about them is their elusiveness their hard-to-get-ableness, so to Bptak. Nor. Her. Kentuckey girl always carries her money in her stocking when she goes shopping, taking along a lady friend to divert tha attention ot a salesman while she hauls out her money. Her friend must be fascinating beyond belief. King Theebaw's baby w rocked to sleep in a mango-wood cradle, cased in¬ side and out with gold, set with rubies, emeralds, saphires and diamonds, worth nearly 200,000; but it takes just as much paregoric to put it to sleep as it it was rocked ij a flour barrel. Peoplo who lose their money in buck¬ et shops would rejoice at a chance to kick the bucket A Cojjal ForcNt. New York Tnbus. The British Consul at Mozambique has reported the discovery of a consider¬ able tract of copal forest. Ino forest is fullv 200 miles long. It is a belt which runs parallel with the coast, and is mid¬ way between the coast anil the first range of mountains. From Inhambano it is nearly 100 miles to get right into it I his distance is a little great, and may retard its being opened upon, but its discovery adds to the known wealth of its district. "The native name of this gum," says tho Counsel, "is Stakate' and 'Stnkn.' Tho Zulu name for gum 13 Mnthlaka. The name 'Stacte mention¬ ed in Exodus xxx. 31 (this is lielieved to be the gum ot the Storura tree, Styrax olhcinale.) would be pronounced as the above native name. The tree domineers over nil, and standing in any place ovor looking the forest, you see here nnd there trees growing as it wero in n hay field. Tho gum has a beautiful odor if pounded nnd burned, also if boiled in a pot of water The ordinary gum copal tree of the mainland of Zanzibar and Mozambique, though as a rule loftv, is by no means of the striking stature here indicated. A Loving Falhcr. From a Letter from Borhniiton. Vt. Senator Edmunds married a daughter of Wyllis Lyman, ami through her came into possession ot his house nnd grounds in this city. Up to last Summer the Senator's family consisted of n wife and two daughters, Mary and Julia, aged respectively 23 and 22 years. But last June the younger, to whom Mr. Edmunds was most tenderly devoted, dropped the little burden of her life and crossed the barren peaks that form the western bounds of life. Tho blow staggered the great Senutor, as a similar one has many another as loving but more humble father. From the moment she breathed her last to her burial ho never left her. but took his rest 'ind meals by her side. Ilo filled her grave and would let no other hands but his own place the sod that covered her "windowlees palace of death," and remained at her grave until long after the sun bad sunk behind the Adiron jacks on the western shore of Lako Champlaiu. After his Summer's gnef he took his seat in the Senate, where ho has been, and nlwoys will bo while a member .f it, a central figure. Why TIN Xanner Changrd. Billings met Dr. Squint. "Hallo, my friend," exclaimed the doctor. "I am m glad to sco you. Around hunting fr news, iBupposo? Yon are the best re¬ porter in Arsansaw. bay, I am going to have a little gathering of friends nt my house to-morrow night, and my wit?, who is n great admirer of yon. by the way, sends you n special invitation. Let's have a bottle of wine. Say, there, waiter, bring us n bottle of Piper Heid- Bick." 1 suppose you have heard, doctor. that I am no longer connected with the Daily Bloom." "No." "Yes, I have retired from the newspa¬ per business, vt hen did you say you want mo come around?" 'O, nny time," replied the doctor, with an evident change of manner. "Say, waiter, never mind tho wine. Bring us two beers.' Arkansas iraveller. Kis-tnir Through the Telephone. This is the use to which the telephone is put out in Iowa, according to the Lyons Mirror: An eavesdropper "took this off" the other morning when the thermometer stood at ten below: He (in Lyons) is that you dearest? She (in Clinton) Yes love. He Put the mouth piece to your lips. bhe les, what? He (kis.es) that! She Oh my ! Was that lightning? He Did you get it dearest? She Yes, love, cool and distant, but so sweet. Call again. Wtiting for Breakfast. HenB are early risers, and do not like to stand around on one foot waiting for their breakfast. The morning meal with them is the most important one of the day. Boiled potatoes, turnips, car¬ rots, anything in tho vegetable line, mixed with bran or Bhorts, seasoned wit pepper and salt and feed warm, will make ny well-regulated hen cockle with satisfaction. Feed a few handtuls t wheat screening at noon, and at night give a liberal feed of wholo grain of some kind. Poultry and Farm Jour¬ nal. Eli Perkins Dniuiin Kentucky. A "gentleman" is n mysterious being down in Kentucky. I've often heard Kentuckians say: "By Gad, sah, I'm a gentleman." But I never knew what it meant till to-day. The clerk of the Iventuckyhotel met the rnRseni:ers at the cars. He was solicit¬ ing customers for the hotel. He was n ponderous man. nnd a handsome man, too, a- nre nil Kentuckians. He did nut sht.nt mdely as the northern poners do: "Burnet house! Carnnger "Palmer house! Free bus!" He simply walked up to you as if you were the guest of tho city, and remark¬ ed: "Sah, I should be glad to show oil to a hotel, sah, "the finest in tho city the Palace, sah! I'm a gentleman, nnd I'll treat you right" I hesitated a littlo about handing my portmanteau to a seedy-looking menial to carry', when the landlord said: "Let him carry it, sah. He's a gen'Ie- mon. He'll take good care of it. Perfect¬ ly safe, sah." "Yee," remarked tho landlord as we walked up the hill, "that man carrving your bag is a gen'leman, sah. Why, sah. he was once worth S200.000 had fifty niggers and 700 acres of the best blue grass in Kentucky." "What became ot it, sir?" I asked. "Drunk it all up, sah. Fast horses and fast women and whiskey got away with it. Bah. And oker had a heap to do with it too. That man lost ?4,000 and n 220 horse in one night. Ob, sah. he's got gen'lemanly instincts; he has, sure as your bo'n. He's poor and rag¬ ged and dirty nnd bloated nil over with whiskey n perfect wreck mentally, morally nnd physically, but he's a gen'leman, he won't steal your carpot- bag." Eli Pkrkinh. BA certain little Phorisee. who was praying for his big brother, had a good deal ot human nature in him, even it ho was only bix years old. He prayed. u Lord, bless brother Bill and make him as good a loy as 1 am." A Wonderful Invention. Tho Cincinnati News has received in¬ telligence from Lexington to the effect that Councilman Mose Kaufman has in¬ vented an electric front door lock, with¬ out keyhole or key, which is a wonder, Ion can set it when you go to the lodge so that if a sober man touches it it will ring tho fire-bell and knock him down, but when you come homo at 2 o'clock a. m., well corned, it opens noise¬ lessly to the touch, lights the hall lamp, S nils off yonr boots, winds your watch, elps you up stairs, nnd paralyzes your wife's tongue till yon get to sleep. Mose is a member of the lodge, and knew it would supply a long-felt wnnt Governor Butler, has made charges against the Tewksbnry almshouse, ami an investigation is now in progres . The charges are for mismanagements, ami tho investigation is attracting much at¬ tention. From testimony of witneshes. it appears there is n very bad state of affairs existing in the institution. Bodies ot those dying have been sold to medical institutions by tiie superintendent of the almshousB. Dissection showed that in many cases infants had been given no food for twenty-fonr hours preceding death. Several hundreds deaths have occurred every year at the almehoflHe. JJodies were often packed m barrels by tho superintendent and sent ts Boston. Sometimes tnnernl services were hehl over coffins filled with wood. The Missouri Senate hns passed n bill which is intended to divest the youth ot tho State of th- ornaments now re¬ garded too often as I art of their outtit. It prohibits, under r. penults of n fine of S2T to 5200. the selling, giving, loaning. hiring, or bartering1, or the offering to sell, give, loan, hire, or barter, "to nny minor any pistol, revolver, uenneer. bowie-kmfe. or other deadly weapon of like character, or any toy-pistol designed to shoot caps or cartridges of any kind. or to be loaded with powder." It is to be hoped the bill will be made a law. If there is nn excess of production in nny department of manufacturers in this country it is in revolvers, bowie-knives and toy-pistols. Prince Bismarck probably dors not know what he has attacked in making war on "the Ohio hog. A sweet singer sajs of the animal: "Ob, the hog, the benntifnl hog, curving his back as he watches the dog; defying the law for his bread and meat; roaming at large through every street; hunting, grunting, nosing around, till the open front gate is s nre to bo found with its hinges broken and ruined quite, by the lovers who hung there Sunday night; it won't stay shut; it wont hang level; so in walks the hog and raises the devil. It was very verv wrong in little "Tommy's" ucclu to teach him that Sunday School verso wrong. "Tommy" brought it home, printed on a blue enrd, and was to learn and repeat it alone the next Sunday. So he stood up before tho class, and thu minister, ami me visitors, and rememlered it - the cun¬ ning little fellow -just as his uncle bad told him. Holding the cord-verse in his hand, pretending that ha could read, he piped up in his clear shrill voice: "Good at the bar for one beer." The following is n remarkably neat instance of the retort direct: A husband advertises that he, Thomas A would no longer be answerable for the debts incurred by his wife. Thereupon the wife replied: '"This is to notify that I, Elizabeth A ,am able to pay all my own debts new that I havejgot shut of Tommy." The Chinese have no word that is equivalent to hell and no conception of such a place. A missionary in an agri¬ cultural district of China states that when he tried to explain it the people asked if it was anything that could be raised. We trust he answered that it trai. i i i 1 I i -4 4 1' '' it i 4 I. ? f ' a 3 , "1 '. i' : I If i at.