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BIG NDY vli innniam warn, aut faciam. VOL. I.-NO. 19. LOUISA, LA WIIENCK CO..KY., DECEMBER 31,1885. FERGUSON & CONLEY. PnHen. CURRENT TOPICS. Ttl Kmprea of Cblo la learning how to ' box. Til ntl-loon agitation huapreadto . Canada. Tia population of Pari bai decreased HS.OOU In four year. ! Tu heir to lb tbron of Holland la wreakiy child not yet In lie teens. London correspondent all dwell upon the large number of Americana in that city. W ilk II Colli, now lu full health, baa returned to London, there to paee a buay winter. ... ; , Rois t'auaos juat bad a mouu ment erected to b'a memory at Largo, Scotland. . In a elngle provinceof Raasla three thou and operative are employed melting ao cordione. Riin Boom bai never aeen any on play llauilet linos, ae a mere boy, ha aaw bit father. ' PaiNc AlbxamdkVI court la (Imply military household where ceremony la Ut ile thought of . . A rTT of ecbool teacher left Chicago, e a few day ago, on an excursion to the New Orlran Kxpoeition. Th ar leu policeman in Central Park, JSew York, and more than half of them ar on trial for vai lout charge. A TXLiriloM line ha been run to the Vandetbllt vault lur the convenience ot the guard a bo ar on watch there. Taraa are eome ItO.Oix) till wanting to put the Uartltoldl rUetne of Llliarty Ka lightning the World on lie pedeetai. Hixcb Psaleura dlarovery ot a car for l)diopbil)la, th number of persona bitten by mad d"g teem to U Increasing. , (laoaox BxitraorT, the hlatorlin, la th nly private cltlien who ha been given the right to the floor of C'c-u grass at all timet. ' A man of Han Diego, CaL, ha wrltUn a pamphlol to prove that the earth I In Ira tniaeat danger of a eecond di lute In 18W. M. Apoi.m pvicNia, a present Vie President of Bwllisrland. ba been elected J'reeldtnl for lb yar ISA Dei a Had- Tt total number of vartetl of grape ow rted la tblarauulry U not far from two, and now one are appearing every ;. year. Ui.ivia Wixniu. Hoi.wa ha oolned a freeh Word, "gynephobia," to cover th ra of man who have "a ronatllutlouei feortor of women." Tu Pop, who la an expert Llln vers! fier, baa juat presented rrlno Blunarck with an elegant bouod aopy of bl lall Vuluui of poem. ; . Caxpiui. th Philadelphia tenor alnger whom the Herman call Cvndedoo, ha been hired to alng ality fiv weeka In New York atll.OOOa week. Kuriaoa William will on the M of Janu ary neat, abould ba live, celehrata the twenty fifth anniversary of hla acceealou to tbe thron of Prussia. CofNt ni I.coival, a French nobleman, gad twnty-lx, ha juat been married to w.dow of eeventy-two. Her fortune la vei ned at 6,000,000 franca. Ma. Vahpebdilt wa o rich that he could fcav given very man, woman and child In America a M ChrUiniaa prevent and bav had 110,000,000 left. . Tu original "old Black Joe" le dead, at the venerable age of IM. But the eong will be older than that before th laat of It 1 heard at th mluatrel. Tnxaalaa aort of clolhra pin arrange ment coming from I'aria that makee art ficial dimple in the girl of the period' ehreki after one application. hlaa. GrCndv remark in the We York iTail and i'rprtu. that many a hired glr ba mora credit among tradeajieopl and nodiale than her uiiatrrm. Tnxiti ar indication of a revival of th augur-making crate at the North, and there ere farmer who hop that they ran manu facture their own 'waetening." Ch a NO, th Chinee giant, haa loat 000 which b mid with Barnum, inventing in an Auttrallin coal mine. Ho now heave all bla tiae when be tulnke of (t. "It la absolutely lmoalble," aal) Lord Ronebcry In a recent addreaa In Scotland, "that In th future war could ever take plaoe botween the United Slate and Eng land." Boi'Tn Uaxota puraue the Michigan plan of getting Into the Union. But becauae the forcing procea wa once aucceaaful It lan'l Decenary to tUipoae that it will lucceed in thi caae. HiwMXHKn gold-top cane are taking th plao of th ailver tipped one among Bean ruromclle,butltla alao woll to bear In mind theae deceptive day that "all I not gold that gllllore." Tbb laU Mihal Serrano, of Bpaln, dur ing hi political career aaw eighty-four change of mliilatry In thnt country, forty rebellion and twelve changes in the bead of the Hlate. ErArmtcs Hinspalb waa the firat manti facturcrof Jewelry in the United State. He commenced bualnea at Newark, N. J., about 17W. Th buinena i now catimated at H0,000,000 annually. In Philadelphia tb Buporintendent of th Electrical Deiiartmcut give notioa that orer-tead wire will be cut if not re moved, in accordance with law, on or be fore January I next. A eoRTRAiT of Cleopatra, painted on ton, it offered for aale at the modest firure of 130.000. Th painting date from the tlra of Atiguitui, and wa taken from tb Villa of Hadrian. treatment forth car of by- Irnonnbla la meeting with aucceaa, and tb great clentUt 1 receiving patient Buffer ing from th dreadful malady from all oc- Uoul of lBclviaxca wono. AfTXB a lapaa -of many ycara it bai tnnoplrod that tha atate of Ibaddeu Kteveni remain nnaottled. Every now and then aonie new claim turna up or loma , new relative appeaif for aaiuw. TEKR115LE fRIGIIT. OUrUttnaj Oelobratlon Cnmat NtM BolncaTiaeed. rhfe Haatfred pnle-lrlrken I'eople loaned la Areuada Blailng ChrUUuaa-Trca-lOO Madly Curued. . Csitiei, December Tbia afternooB bout 4 o'clock all th patient in tb Ctiuuty Hotpital who war able to be moved, all Iba nurtea aud doctor, and a eunibci of vieitor were aaaeuibled in th clinical amphitheater of the hotpital to witneai C'h'riatiiiaa exerclaee for the chil dren Th -room I vry mll. about thirty feet high, with I circle of eeat reaching almoat to th ceiling tn the center waa an inimenae Chrlatinaa tree, laden with toy and gayly Illuminat ed by taper. About fifty children were grouped about the Ua tinging ( lirisluiA carol to open the exercieea A Hunt Claua entered Hie room the upper portion of the tree look fire, and in a mo ment llie entire tree wa ameae. ni the fire waaat ita helifht mot of the chil dren were inari'hed out of the room by the lower door. The remaining people In the room, nearly three bundled In numlier. became panic tri-ken. The heat and flame cut off exit by the lower door. There waa a ruh for the up-r door ihe only remain, lug eiit, and a few eacaped through it, but the imsfjii'e wa aoou blocked Vol umca of iliMiMir black amoke aoon collerted In the upper part of Ih room, where the niHM ol huiiiMtiyy waa ciouing na i-rraniiig. In t Iniiii Irighl anu then from uoiiv. lor the heat waa irmtii. A acen of iiubwi ilialile urror enaued The beat bluiered I be tareii and hand of the vio tini. aud one mairlaaid took fire. Great aullering waa cau-eil tiy inhaling the healed atiiHMi.ltcie. Ihe fire burned until the Chrbtmaa tree waa- alnpped. Or der waa finally restore,! No one in the room etcNped iiilnry. aliotit fifty tieraoua were oaniv i.iirnen, among mem two re porter. By atx o'clock the doclnie, them elvea badly amii-d. bad cared for tha wounded, aud llie eaciiement liaaaubaidnd- Cilc of file bed rone lliroiish all the wanla of Ihe lioplnl, and for a lime there era mntteiiiat'iiu among the helpl paMeiita A'laier aurvey of the eilua- tlnn 'ahowa that at leaat one but tired pereona Vere Inliiied. th greater par t receiving braiaea by being ireniiir4i oy uieir imutc eiricaeo neignoora. A number of rhilnien patlenla bed been brourht iiilo the chapel In their cote. Be fore they could be removed aeveral Buffered 1 nun the amoke and ft iht, and one or two were alighlly burned. The excitement waa inlenae, aud but for tb cootne of Warden kMlarrirfla and ome at tache of th ho-p!lr live wo' cer taiety hav jn loat. The fieraona mo erlnu,y InjurtMj were Miaa t illiinaoii. a nui,e. who Inhaled hot alrandamnke; Mr. A- !. Hai tlelt. of the firm of Htbhard. Bert leit It Heiicer. together with Mia Haitlelt, Mr. A. A. I'arpriiier and other lady vial tor were eliirhliy Injur, d. ao alao war K. N. May and N A MacMillan, reepertively, repoflaiaof th 7VibNnc and 7eraid. THRKD BY A HIPPOPOTAMUS. Thrilling ICeaMrlrne of a Philadelphia Keeper Willi Ih Aajeell at neater. rilJnxi.riilA, Pa., recemler 35. Head ke.er Byrua, at tba Zoological Uarilan, bad a thrilling experience early yesterday Dimnlng with the peculiar trait eoiuctlniea videnced by th large hlppopotamu. The amphibian ha a Urge double cage.and on one "Ida hi oomforta are provided for in a larg water-front. The babita of the large beaat ar tut b that h apenda a great deal mora of hla time iu tb water than he doe out of it, much to the d la gust of the garden patrou. Keeper Byrne noticed tbta trait nd waa much annoyed at It, He had heard viallor remark that they did not believe there wa a hippopota mua in the ganb u, Ho yeaterday morning the keeper raleed one of the iron bare iu the Wppi), ut kiii'u1 rage, and, climbing in with a kiit kiu hand, proceeded gallantly to inveatignte the reason why the animal alaid under the water ao much. He rroaaed a narrow plank bridge over the beam, nenrtue wan, ana oegan pron riine and anlali'nx around with the stick In aean-b for evidence of iiliunl eaietenc beneath. He had the pleasure of diacover- ing it quicker then he ea peeled, ami th oiM.oi toullv of looking, for Ih first time In hla life, ilm.ii into the horrid deptha Of a hippopotami!" jaws. I be big, clumsy beast Income entered, his largo bead bobbed up from the am fare, of the water at a point where it effectually cut off Keener Bviue'a retrcaU Ihe kceiier aaw Ihia diainny, and, whnt waa wnrso, Ihe large hiat was smwlv wnoilllng over u ward film with Jews wide open. Thcr wa nnlv one avenue of oscaoe left to- the lm- prlKoned keeper, a narrow ciRht foot ladder on rue well oil lltr din, v.i imc ihih, tin be mounted. The liipiiopotamua did not drop Ilia hiegc, howeeer.Q He moved . over toward tho ladder and kept hla mouth open for Mr, Hryne to look into. I lie Keeper caumi iiisiiiy tor help, which did not disturb the animal in tlio beat. After calling furiously two hour tbeattemiun of an iiiiiler-keepor in tin-elephant him.e was alt i acted, and vlg Orooa Hii-thodH were" iniule to coax the ani mal over lowaids the bins. Finally tha b I'popotiiniiia wna luiod away from niavio- tiln with lemptliig morsels of food and tu Cged kenper made hla eacape. A MORNING FIRE, la WhloU Three chlldrea Were Darned and Other, Very Narrowly Eacaped. New Torn, Dceiuber 25. Fir tlartedat an early thisuioiuiiig In a twoatory fram dwlllng In one Hundred and Korty. aixlh street, near, King't-Urldg road, wbla wa owned by Hnniol rhelan and occupiod uy Patrick Driacoll and hia faniily. The occu pant were iu bed w hen tb fire started. They wer awakened by Ihe smoke pour ing into the rooma. Tho smoke wa o thick tbrounh the room -and hall that eeope waa made ont illfficult. Patrick l)rlcoll, bowover, fouud hia way out and gave an alarm. Whan the firemen reached the scene the building wa ill flame Soon after Hie enllieatruc tura waa oonmiiied. Mr. I'riacoll, hia wife JUary, and a aon named Patrick, were levcrely burned while escaping. Three children, howevei were burned to death. They were John, Juliu aud Mary, aged re spectively seventeen, fourteen eud seven veaie. Their charred vemama wore fouud Joon after the fii 0 waa aubdued. Mourning Emblemt to be Removed. Wauinuton, Decombor 25. Tho data of the official ininiruing for Vic President Hendrlcki (thirty doya expired lodnv. To-iiiui row the black ni-aping ou Hie public bulldliiKii will lie removed. llie cost of dinplngail lue public builUiugs hr if giioitt l,00U. . MINB DISASTER. Fifty ar Mar Miners Killed n geare Wauoded. London, Deoember 88. A ditpatch from Fonty Pridd, Wal, reporU that a terri ble colliery explosion ba occurred at th Ferodal Pit, near there, and that our hun dred miner are ntombed. A later dl patch aayt that twelve dead bodle bav been taken out, ana tnirty miners bean reacued, more or lee Iniured. Th remainilur of too who war in to mm t tha Lima of tha (xiihxion are be lieved tu ba eaf Th xiloion-4 occurred in tb upper or in two earns. There wer 7SU men in tn mine at th urn of th explosion- Th majority wer in the lowei seam, oiuerwiae toe ueaio list would have been much larger. At I...I rifie men ware killed In th upper team, and score wer terribly burned. Th iujured were carried to place ot eaieiy ot Uieli more fortunate companion who bad nni hurt. Tha latest dlsvatche from th Farndal pit aay that so) men oav been reacued, aeven of whom ara ao fear fully burned that they my dl. r THEY ARB DEAD Th Miner Entombed at Kantleek Hav Undoubtedly Muecnmlxd te tba Fatal Blaek Dmp. Waxtiiti. P., December 23. It It now considered certlnty that all tba imnrltontd miners at Nantlcok ar dead. Tb moat experienced miner in tha vlley aav that when black damp and gee mm tkir ippearanca, It wa not long befor Lhe men wer choked to death. While it it thought the bodiea may ba re covered in two weeka. It ia quite probabl that ven that gratifying circumstance may never lake place. The company, bow ever, ia doing all in ita power to recover tbe bodiee, andthe coat of the undertaking will not be considered. Work ha to be looped in the Kuw vein, both tNnticok ml Moigantown, cutting off a pay-roll of tii.uu a day. but all th other work of tb Hutqurhenua Coal Company war put la operation to day. TRICHINOSIS. A Cleveland Family aerloaaty Affected by Ealing Kaw Ham. : Cl.aviLARD, O., December S3. Tha fam ily of Ueorg V. Korell, of tbe firm of Woltron ft Korell, carrlag manufactur er, bav for tb paat ten day been eating conaiderabl raw bam. Several day ago th father and two children became ill with a peculiar sickness. On Bunday laat Mr. Korell' condition became serlou. but tb raw meet wa in no way aaaocialed by him with hia lllnea. On the name day Mr Korell partook of th bam for luurli. Tbie morning ahe, too, bo ra tu III, and a pbyaiclau waa lummnned. He at once aunpected what tha dieaa wsi. end noil i red what the family bad been eating They broujht him an me ot to- bam, which w-. ubiniUed to a mioro copo .M examination. Tba email piece placed oi. the glaaa contained a acore or more of trichina epirali. Th aymplom attending these caea aia tbo uaual to trh-binosia; diairhra, hoadache, laaaitude and aliaip pain in thmuacleof the body. Thdiaeaahad madeaucb progrea before the physician wa aummoned that a fatal termination ia gravely apprehended- THE DEAD MINERS. A Shaft to ba Bunk Over Their guppea4 Whereabouts In the lll.ieked Ktnpe. Wu.K'"Bitke, Pa., Decemlier 2S After rtherdicuaaion and consultation by the engineers at Nantlcok to day the company finally decided to tlnk a new shaft from tba surface at a point di rectly abova wher the bodle of th buried miner ar upposd to lie. Thi ah ft will be about ITS feet deep nd will lake from, four to U weeka to ink, even with tbe niost rapid work. Th excavating of the blockaded gangway from the foot of the slope ia being tteadily car ried on day and tngbt, but it ia a very alow process and mont li will elepm before lb mine ia cleared. 1'rayera wer offered thi morning In every church throughout th Wyoming Valley tor the anfortuuate men. TERRIBLE DOUBLE FATALITY. One Man Chopped to I'lace by Maohloary aud Another rails Head at lata Fearful Bpeetaele. . Nkw Vobk, Pecember 2S.-Joepb Walah went Into tbe Miooklyn sngar refinery yea terday afternoon, aud while looking at some machinery fell backward Into one of tbe circular cutting mill and wa chopped to piece. Tb machinei-v waa aUuioed and the ro- ,.ii r 'tin, iinfnrtiiiieta man were gath ered up and removed by a friend named rrenerica rim. J' n csm -out to the dock and then went bark to tbe sugar house. He waa very white, aud great drnpa of peraplrat-fon rolled down hi faoe. He could hardly walk, and upon reaching hia work, aank into a chair. Iba aight bad overcome him. After a abort time Itird rose to hia feet, but reeled and fell dead of heart disease, occasioned by tho excitement. 1 CAME TO LIFE AGAIN. : Singular Case of Suapended Animation In a Rontliere Village. Ciiattanoooa, December S3. A lingular cat of suspended animation coma from Overton. Mia May McDouald, aged eighteen vears, wa taken ill about tlij, first of th n resent month. On tbe lOtb ah appeared to hava breathed her last, and waa shrouded for burial. The coffin wa procured the eec ond Hmv n.ft,1- hersuiiDoaed death, whon to the surprise of all ahe a roe and asked tor an apple. She at with much relish and afterward- drank some water. The fol ow ing day Miaa McDonald auuk into a atupur and remained so until Monday, when ha died and wa buried. An Old F.riner'i Curlana Sulolde. Lawrkncb, Kas., December 23. Conrad Hoyt, an old farmer wbo lived a few mile from bore, committed auioide yeaterday In a curioua way. Hs took an ax and a long rope Into tha wood. Then he out away th underbrush around a large tree and olimb ed nearly to tbe top of the tree, oulting off all limb which might interfere with hi tall. He tied one end of the rope to a limb and the other around hi neck and jumped off. He wa found a few hour afterward by a pataing neighbor. . "4" SSi T . A Cnr-Load of jewelry Stolen. Milton, Ont., December 83. Early tbie inorulng burglar broke into tbe Jewelryl atore of Ramsay & Co. and carried off a cart-load of jewolry, ilverwre, money, uto- The atore wa cleaned out. Tb stolen goods were worth thoutoiidt of dollar. . CITY IN FLAMES. DlMWtroa Cenflagratloa at Ylaeeaae. lud. Terre Haeleaad Evaaavtlla Asked for Aaslatano. ViNCXNNXt, Ind., December 38. A dea- tructiv fir brok out at 11 o'olock latt nlxbt In McJimtey' llvry ttabl, on Third ttreet, opposite tbe Grand Hotel. A strong northwest wind wa blowing, and in la tban fiv minute tb unmtnta iiruo tur wa a mat of Methlug flame. For Um a perfect panic nud, and people wera wild with axcltetnewai rnvrrir u- partment worked bravely and ttrov to get the fir under control, but It seemed t lenartb to be of no use, a tb flame rolled acroe tb ttreet to tb Grand Houl. Gardner ft Boo' larg onder- kine end furniture establishment w,n in hlssa. end at thi writlnr both w- tabliahment are in flume, and not an iota of uroauoct to tore them. The fir at Ui n'eWk ia aweeninz down on beooud atreet. and the wind and flamoe are playing fnghtful havoc. There la tn tirongeat kind of a possibility of thi being lb worat fir in Vlnoenu' history. McJimeey ia insured for 14,000. H lost tbirty-fiv to forty bead of bone end about on hundred buggies. Heavy loat; ,.eol,.hlv XA.UU0. Tb Grand Hotel wa a,.twH two month tffo. and had no occu pant and no furnltur. Los on building .00U to 35,000; partially insured. Gard n.r's nndxrtekina eelabliahmeut wa full of iinnili of all kmda. Total loaa about 115, 000. Tbeorlgin of the firaia unknown. . n, u.iinr Wilhelm baa tele graphed Terra Haute and Kvansville for nra. nd aid will reeeh us in an hour. Vincenn I now in great distroaa. and ber people ar wild wun rear ana bki-ivcui.iji- h h. k'lre llenei-tment here il about eX- k.n.iH Two euirinti bav been playing on th flame for two hour, but the flame increase. At two o cioca tui morning fir 1 till raging; the Grand Hotel I a total rnin. Tbe loa on th whol i esti mated atf-W.OOU to tru.ixxi. it I sirouKij hoped that th fir i checked and nnder couiroi. TWO CHILDREN CREMATED, A Mother Leave Them:Alon at Horn and They Meet ThelrjDeelh la tb Uurned Dwelling. PAKuauia, W. . V., December At Wadeevllle, a town about twelve mile dlatant from tbla city, Mr. Koph locked np the boa, leaving ber two little children, a littl girl of four yean and a babe of eighteen month in tbe bou, and went to tbe a tor near by. . Directly aner tn mow er left, tbe houee wa aeen to ba in flame. The people ran from all direction toward it, but befor they had arrived upon the cene th bouse waa totallv enveloped in flame. Th crie and crem nf " th children . were heart- rendlna. but the building being a frnrua u-u, mm It wa found, not withstanding every effort waa made. Impossible to reacu tuem. in me enneaTors w sh. ------1 oil , viiu srsrs aeeerelv burned. Tb bona w burned to th ground and nothing but the trunk of the children were r,.H 7.. il,. ri,., Ins The mothor and father ar nearly frantic over tb lot of their only cuiiuren. OREGON'S MEMORIAL A Beautiful til' From That Slat . Washington MonameuU to th Wasiiinuton, December 48. (Senator Mitchell and Dolph and Representative Her man, of Oregon, visited the storehouse of th Washington monument thi1 afternoon where tbe Oregon memorial atone now lies nd formally presented it to tbe Monument Committee aa tb gift of the Stats of Oregon. Th atone ia . wt-r elaborate piece ol wore it ia four and a half feet long, two feet wid .a ineha thiek. It ronsiata of three different kindaof Uregen atone, tin stone itulf is nflimwn irranite sandatone and bear on IU face a landscaHi with Oregnu coat of arms, turrounded by fi-uiU and flower, tbe whole inclosed wltn a raiaeo moiuing aet In the tandstone, and turrounding tbe State ea ar thirty-two star of a greenish -i... . 1. -.. .... ii , . n.-it ninttntsin ar IVUDiw, " "- ; represented by white mibl from South - rn Oregon, also aet in the brown aud- lona. A KENTUCKY EPISODE. Aa Iraprompta and Frubuhlr Fatal Duel Between Weil-Known Stock-Hreeoere. rvNTRiANA. Kt.. December 22. At 11 o'clock to-day H. L. Friable and J. K. Lake, th widely known cattle-breeder, bad an altercation which will probably re sult fatallv to Frisbie. The Utter coming to town when he was accosted I,. Lake on some business mat- i.Viiilile renlied in a very unien- tlemanly manner, when Lake aetaed a rock. Frisbie at the same tiinepulling hia pistol hi. n.MwutiineliAL A a soon a Lake saw tbe pistol he pulled hi own, and tbey began firing iinulteucouly. After a few shot Frisbie ran behind a tree and kept riPi.. lki, stendina- in tbe middle of the pike vigorously answering, frisbie waa ahot once in tha middle of tbe bank near the spinal column, and the wound it vary ser ious. : . OnhthtlmU Amine Children Nbw Yobk. December 28. The New York Academy of Medicine recently invited co- operation on the part ot the health author- Itie In a proposod Investigation oi toe re port that ophthalmia and kindred contag ion eye disease .were alarmingly preval ent in publio and private Institutions i. : th nHv where children were fathered in lante numbers. Toe outgrowth of this waa the appointment of . MinmiiiM of nhvaicians. who have asso ciated with themselve representative from the leading ctianiaine inatitutions, nd with the aid of the Health Department, hav begun a thorough inve-tigation, go ing lyatematically through th ichooli nd other Dublin institution. In -...niim. nrivete medical in .Mti..iA. ilmvi that diseaaea of (.his character are very prevalent, "Of tha work of the committee. Dr. A Knew eaya: "Th investigation bas not yet advanced isrvuuuK1 . -" , - llgent report In one large institution which I am canvassing at present, I hare t.un .kia t ...ruin, onlv about half tb children, and can not give any judgment ttntu tua examination is complete. Fetal Accident to Builder. XUadiWO, Pa.. December S3. Tbl morn ing while Daniel and Jacob Himes, me wni, and Frank leasing, lanorer, an oi Pottatown, were driving to work, tb wagon broke down nd their born ran way. Jacob 11 mice wa thrown on th road and killed. Daniel Himee bad bit --in Ann, nft Avriosine the kulL and suf- ferred bodily iniurio. He ia in a critical condition, laming received slight juris. in- MYSTERIOUS DEATH. A Sensation Created at omana. 'Neb. Kx-Maymr Mnrphy and HU Family Be lieved to Ban Bean Poisoned. Ouaba, Win-, December 17. Patritk Murphy, aged forty, Kx-Mayor of Omuia, died to-night, after only a few day' illne, from a myaterlon malady. Several mem ber of tb family war taken peculiarly aick about a week ago. Mr. Mnrphy firt showed lignt of sickness. Bha had palna In bar back and (boulders, ana nr throat became sore. Sh' doctored henjelf, and liecaine anpajently well again. Two dava lutiir Mr. Murnhv waa affectod with llie aame avmpuima, fcauugu iiu firat, but Mrs. Murphy wa gain attacked, and two i-hiliben soon experienced simi lar feelings. Then Mr. Wurpny Decame worse. He rallied, however, and seemed on th way to recovery till thi morn ng, when he wa taken with violent cramps. which grew won until tbla evening, woen be died. TU doctor in attendance declare tbe cauae of death waa ptomaine poisoning, the result of eat ing chicken which bad been fro ten and tben allowed to become partiauy uouom poaed. Murpbr bad eaten only a email Krtion of the chicken, and another mem r of the family, who ate heartily, ba not, aa yet, been attacked. Mrs. nurpuv also ate very sparingly of chicken, and aeveral circumstances seem to indicate the intentional poisoning by ome ouwiuo .. ...A..i nhviii.ini liAclart that otomaiue poisoning oould not havereaulted under tu conaition oi sue case. . MONTANA JUSTICE. Th Inmate ot a Jail Taken Oot, Whip ped, and Warned Not to Return. Buttb, M. T., Deoember i4T. For a long time Butte baa been invested by a gang oi cutthroats, whose robberies and other depre dations bav filled honaetmen with fear for both life and property. Tbepatienoeof tba people waa exhausted tbi week by thearre-l of a wretch named Nelson, who had been insulting little girls, ana iinaiea wio loug-amotbi-red lndignitlon into a flame. Aa a cooxeq.uenc a vigilence committoe of two hundred maaxea men mjo i.i- . ---. and laat night overpowered the City Jailer, took the pnttonera confined there up Muv aoula Gulch, and there turned them loose, with a a tern warning that death awaited I. 1 JUftnliH j BsWaiaw TT I 1 1 11. w .... " it tain juat w hat punishment was awarded tail bird on m ".,."3'" Gulch. It ia, however, generally under stood that he beaat Nelson received forty tripe on th bare back, which werepnt on wltn a irongnrm enu u. .j e,- -Another report tatea that h was banged in Horse Canyon. The Sheriff ha left for the scene. The affair ha created great ex citement in tbe city. Terrible Limn Explosion. PittsbuiiuH. Pa., December 27. Mr. Barbara Mevers and her two-year-old child died to-day from Injuries received last night by tbe explosion of a lamp wnicu mo iu ,i. nno who waa nlavini-about the room. accidentally upset Almont instantly thera waa an explosion, which scattered the hnenlnir fluid over the room, the flame enveloping the mother and child. In her atorv window, and, beside being terribly burned, received Injuries which reaulted In her death tni morning. im.j.i waa burned almost to a cslup, died during Ui" night and both were buried this after- noon. - ' ' Detboit, December W. A rrti jvnw pocial from Lennox say: James uregg, a well-to-do farmer, and hia son this morn.;, ing -re re driving to church and tneir noraa balked while on tbe railroad ack..Be- X1""-"' tryiug to lift the buggy off the track, and w jii 1 thre hrew bim over a cuiven ana luruugu - fence, breaking a leg and otherwise injnr i i. .... . i. -, hm h , i..l hMfoee heln arrived. Hi son u thrown from the buggy and had his hip dislocated. InterMtlonal Expoe tlen of 1 892. Washikoton, December 27. A .bill will be introduced in Congress thi winter to aid tb International Exposition, which ia to he held in Chicago in IBM to celebrato the four hundredth anniversary of the dis covery of America. The exposition wil probably no piannea eiver mo at Philadelphia, and legislation will likely be asked of Congress similar to that in aid of th Centennial. New Comet Discovered by Prof. Brook. HnV-tiMTan. N. Y.. December 27. Prot Rwlft of tha Warner Obaervatory in thin city, last evening received a telegram from Prof. Brooks, or rneips, auuuuu. ...s - discovery of anotner come. thi while she was taking ashes from tbe neartn constellation AlZ"lJ? Th, atone. In her pain she ran wildly into the early evening it . low n the outbwo.t. 1M br tno wind- bar new comet ia situii - o south of Alpha, and i described as "brifbtest" and naving a siuv. -.. .j -...1 nn Prof. Mwirt last evening luuuu m .i n ' .i ..uiiiiii, Tiinna tar ot the- sixth magnitude. A Minle'er I Bans Over the Faith Cure. Coi.imnna. O.. Deoember 87. About year ago Rev. John W. Watte, a Methodist minister or mis city, i"- 1-.H-... - nil unt. Ill tha Central Aavlum. H use diacharired as cured some ix months rn, ince wtnen time ne visii .u uu about this city. A few day ago be bad i second attack, and wa arreaww vo-u"j . .l win hs rn-couimitiea to-morruw. . went insane ou tno laitu cure. iva. sad case. Forestry le France. v..,. 1 wmher 27. Senator 3. Bamp- j t,i.k k,. Vnrb rAtv. a member UVI 1.. - " J - the Niagara Park Commission, ha arrived in Paris. The French Government baa granted him every facility for the dyf the practical operation of the law atfeot- big Pjittry io France. B!a Haul by Burg'ars. Sit Alton. Pa.. December 88. Burglar Christmas eva blew open the enfe In Rice' itor at James ttrwc, una connry, (erured sa.flt booty. An unsuccessful ate tempt waa made on tne oiuoeoi uie auuers can Express Onmpany. Queen Christina to be Regent. LoimoN, Deoember 28. A dispatch from Madrid to tbe Horning rout state that Queen Christina will tuke tbe oath of office THE COMMONWEALTH. Louisville Leaf Tohaoeo Market- There ba Seen considerable interest at tracted to the mat ket for dark and beary styles by tha contest between a New York combination and the buyer for the Spanish contractor for the purchase of dark and heavy lug and common to low medium leaf. The competition has been brisk at times, with alternating lull, but no reac tion ba occurred from the advance, which place those grades tl(gl.75 bigber tban tba price of December I. A the detail of th matter are understood, the Spanish con tractor ia said to be behind aliout 7,000 hogshead in the supply for bi January tender, and the New York comniuation con trol about that quantity, which represent practically the entire visible supply. Tbey are, therefore, willing to accommodate tbe contractor by transferring him tbla stock, but if he refused to see the point they want to make bim pay big price for what he may buy elsewhere. It is obviously bit privilege this year to deliver new tobacco of a requisite grade. Wa quota as follows for 1BS5 tobaccos of fair to good body and subatance. Thin, green, and unripe tobacco sell lower. DarknnA Hron. rntnmon luirs.. 3 &W& 4 Otl Burliu. 4 Unit 4 M 4 7.VJ 6 ftt t UI e uu& 7 on 7 00$ 8 DO twin ui Medium lug....- I 50 Good iugt 4 W"'t li 00 Common leaf......... 4 t & Med um leaf...,, S M't 6 Ml Good leaf VM 7 SS Lung leaf, for Afiis..t UM f 5U M lacrllaueoua Item. Tn Louivilla tobacco markot wa much excited a few day ago over what appear to b an attempt at a corner in a grade of tobacco kuown a "lug." GioKtiB Peel, wbo killed John Daugh erty In an election fight at Nieholaaville, wa taken out on a writ of halwaa corpus, tha other duy, and given a bearing, which lasted two days, resulting in tbe defendant being granted bail ill tba aum of 1,W0, which be gave. At HopkinsTille, W. T. Walker, a photo grapher, wa fatally injured while resist ing arrest for grand larceny. At the sarao place Win. Caldwell atruck Green Steven through the neck with a pickaxe, killing bim. Tux safe of Judge Jewell, of Lexington, robbed of it cash contents. Tracks in the mud at the back door of the office cor- I ww responded witb the boot of Clydi eCharles,a Mongmu of Toledo, O., and vounir man of Toledo, u., ana ne wa ai ; rented for burglary. The Kentucky and Indiana bridge at l.ouiville will be finished by April 1. At Itockfield, J. C. Franco, a few day ago.bad a leg broken by a kick from a horse. On Christmas day, while oar4lossly exam- lug a pistol, be was abot and killed. . A little sou of Mr. Jack Meader, or Franklin, aged nine months, turned a ket tle of boiling water over on himself, which caused bis death. ' Michael Groves died at his home in the eastern part of Simpson County, tb other morning. He was one of tne oldest men in the couuty, being over ninety years of age. Capt-J. K. Bisnor, of Danville, shipped I Christmas present to Col. W. LaRue Thorna. oue of the Commissioner of th I ,. , . ..innt asyiuiu .i. ...Bi wan. The variety to which the biida belong is not positively known, although natural- I lata have expressed the opinion mat tney ihould be classed as C'jgnut Aituricannt. i Tbey will probably be ot afloat onto luge or poDd connected witb the asylum grounds. , B(jn, fQr j-sj qoa damages has been entered fa Kentucky Uontrai Railroad by 1-ren.VatU. TtaUntlff I. the wife , Frauk Watt, the engineer wbo wa killed i U tne accident near Islington on tue of September last, and it ia tor hia denth that the damages are claimed. Ubiihui Duo, of Simpson County, at tempted to commit suicide the other morn ing. He went np in bis stable loft, tied one nd ot a bridle rein to an upper joist and tbe other end around his nock. Just as he swung oft bis aon came on tbe acene and -succeeded in untying the hangman's knot before any serious damage wa done. Ho wna not strong enough to hold bis father up, however, and tbe latter fell to tbe floor of tbe loft, rolled through a hole, and landed on tho first floor of the building, a distance of about eight foot. He was ter ribly bruised, but his injurio will not nec essarily result seriously. A rxw days ago a distressing accident occurred at Spring Hill, Hickman County. Mrs. rres oorry ciotning caugus nn. I 1 , clothing wa burned entirely off end her -j, fr,EQtfUny ourned. no one was aoou s , - tbe place at tbe time, and a neighbor pass ing accidentally saw her and went to- ber relief, but only a few moment before in sonslbility came. She died in a vory short time. She was accouuted a most excellent ' lady. Jonathan Woods and son Albert, farmer I d stock buyers, near Eminence, assigned willmm Atchison, of Smlthfield. Cause, general depression of business and low price being realixed on tocx. iney win pay dollar for dollar. . Assets, about $5,000. ..... . . . ' ' Wineparx JtroAXx, IouUTllle, old and wealthy, fell dead just after a hearty of ChrUtina dinner, . . , , PftaiP Ewalo and ion, Pnillp, tougnt tj, ud knife, Loalrvilla. Tha father earrie four bullet and the too several . . protecting hi mother and sister. At Louisville, Christmas, Charley John- ot 1 m. adored touch, murtlered bit wife. MaMte, and out bia own throat, probably ana i f(jiy, Jealousyi- p.TOTT- MficRjutt peddler, deUborataly r, vraikad into the river at Louisville, and waa drowued. Dranlt. Citt Juoun Bcnnm, while crossing tht railroad track at the depot at Franklin, tha other night, waa knocked down by a moTpJ1- locomotive, and cotuidorably hi !