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-3 IE inn a . jLJL VINITA. INDIAN TERRITORY. THURSDAY, MAY 12, 181)2. VOI . X. NO. .'(J. CHIEFTAIN PUIUXSIIING CO. INDIAN CHIEJB IN JLI CURRENT COMMENT. A I'lMI.ADKI.I-lliAN lias a Krl en on his toof, where lie prows his own vciretables. Bismarck Is a (front student of Khukspearo. Ho quotes tlio great En glishman frequently. An enterprising physician in Cali fornia udvertises: "1 will pay half of the funeral expenses In cases where I urn not success; ful." Thk tKiUinjf water fail ut meals is dy Inpr out. Thousands of people arc flail, ami now SDino doctors who recommend ed it say it's all nonsense. Cranks, storks and wild (recso fly fast rmnifrh to make the trip from northern Kiirope to Africa in a week, but most of them rest north of the Mediterranean. Mirs.Tknnik Mkhhit.i,, though she rep resents a non-sectarian orffnntxntion, lias secured the sanction of Cardinal tJiblions in her tenement-house reform work in Now York. Ix its wild state the elephant foods heartily but wastefully. It is careful In selecting' the few forest trees which It likes for .their bark or foliujfe. Hut It will tear down branches and leave, half of them untouched. It will strip off the bark from other trees and throw away a lar(fo portion. CVirkaji native coin is copper cash. Mexican dollars and Japanese yen are used in the ports to a moderate, extent, but are almost unknown in the interior, and the cumbrous nature of the coin employed, tog-ether with the great fluc tuations in its value, is a serious- ob stacle to the expansion of trade. Sui-rosiNO that our prcat forefather, Adam, ha. I lieifun to count asquickly us do could, and that when his life was rnded his son commenced where hi" left off, and that ho spent his whole life time, day and niifht, counting as fast as he could, anil supposing that upon his death he had enjoined upon his heirs an eternity of counting, and that they had continued doing so up to the present moment, their united efforts would not yet have reached the amount of one quarter of a billion. A new fast mail system, Raid to bo capable of wonderful speed, has Won devised by Dr. H. K. Osborn, of Auburn, N. Y. It consists of an aerial electric mail car made of aluminum, supported by compressed hydrogen, and running on two largo trolley wires. Electricity from the w ires communicates with tho motor inside tho cur, and sots into rapid motion a series of fans and wings. Tho front is surmounted by an electric light. This car, it is claimed, will transport ubout rne hundred pounds of mail. M. J. Lajard, who has been investi gating tho well-known whistling lan guage of the inhabitants of tho island of Gomer. in the Canaries, has come to the conclusion that it Is really the Spanish language iutcnsilied by tho aid of whistling. In speaking the Uomer Inn puts his fingers in his mouth, by twos or fours, and blows with might ond main. Tho result is a mixture of words and whistles unintelligible to the tyro; but after a little practice one can distinguish tho words of tho language. Wrii.k splitting an nsh treo into rails ft few days ago Kensselaer Hopkins, of Monument Creek, l'a., came across a section of the heart that was decayed as flue as powder. The rotten part was three nnd a half foot long and (he heart Und outside of the tree were as sound us a nut below anil above it There Was no hole from the outside, and in the hollow Mr. Hopkins found a hatful of dead honeybees and an ounce lead bullet The, layers of growth showed j mm vnc oees nan ueen mere lor at least tourtoen years. Cnn.i, with an area of 2SKi,!70 square miles and a population of 8,000,000, pro duces 81,0;)0,0O0 bushels of wheat, 21, 000,000 gallons of winesnndotherthings on like scale yearly. The woods of Vol divia are famous, and tho fruit of Co qiiiinbo Is greatly esteemed. The for eign trade of Chili by tho latest sta tistics Is $120,000,000 a ycor, equally di vided into exports nnd imports. Chili is nn illustration of what a developed South American country can do. Tho Cnited Mates' imports from Chili bust year amounted to f."5,lK3,24!t, and her ex ports to Chili were ff.l 4.1,027. Should an Intercontinental railway tie built it would develop largo commercial inter changes. Thk distance to the nearest "fixed" Ktnrs has been computed by the liest astronomers to lie about 20,000,000,000, 000 miles, a distance so vast that a trip to our own sun seems but a pleasure trip in comparison. The next in dis tance is about four times further away. Light, w hich roaches ns from the sun in eight and one-half (8,'V) minutes, would take seventy years in making a journey between t lie average fixed star and our little worhL If the volume of space in cluded within our solar system were occupied by one huge glolie S,(KX),000,0;K) miles in diameter, even such a mighty mass would tie but as a feather in the marvelous spread of space surrounding it The sea of space could contain 8,700,000,000,000,000 of such glolies, each swinging at a distance approximating 600,000 miles apart! This death of the duke of Clarence directed public attention in England very forcibly to the danger often in curred by mourners at funerals, a fact sufficiently well known before to have originated the proverb: "One funeral makes many." There seems to be lit tle doubt that the luckless prince caught his original cold at the burial of Prince Victor of Hohenlohe, and a general protest has arisen against the cust"ra which demands that mourners shall stand bareheaded at the grave in all sorts of weather. The doctors say that many deaths can lie traced directly to this practice, and point out that the dead cannot be benefited by the suffer ings of the living. The Lancet goes so far ss to declare that only persons In robust health ought to be permitted to attend funerals in bsd weather, and en forces its argument by referring to the death of a prominent Liverpool mer chant which was caused solely by ex posure at the burial of a friend. The Kfw York Evening Tost says an enumeration of the deaths brought about hy cold winds in Greenwood cemetery, one of the bleakest of spots In winter, would be starting. Tnr.itit are many pep1e now living who will have only one birth-lay to cel ebrate for nearly twelve rears to come. This strange c'.reumstani is due to the fact that th".v wen- be-rn on .Ybruary an 1 to t!e farther fn-'t t-at I? year SK3 i cut b a i tp j esr. NFAV3 OF THE WEEK. Gleaned By Tolegraph and MalL rr.HSONAl. AND IOI.ITICAI Tint alliance conference at llinnlng lam, Ala., formulated an address in which it Is stated that tho alliance Is not In politics and members may vote 4s they please. liimmiic V. Winstkaii is tho republi can nominee for governor of Tennessee. Tiik Wisconsin democrats indorsed tho candidacy of ! rover Cleveland for the democratic nomination and elected tho following delegates at large: Messrs. Vilas, Hragg, Wall and Knight Tiik committee on foreign relations reported nn amendment to tho sundry civil bill Increasing tho amount for the enforcement of the Chlneso exclusion act from f-0,000 to 1100,000. TlIK Arkansas prohibition convention nominated Judge N. .1. Nelson, of Rog ers, for governor, leaving in the hands of the central committee the power nnd discretion of nominating candidates for other state ofllcos. Tiikhk was an immense crowd ut Cle burne, Tex., recently to hear tho joint debate lietweon Hon. James S. Hogg, present governor, and .Jsdgo Clink, Gubernatorial candidate. A portion of the grand stand fell with a crash, car rying down hundreds of men, women and children. There were two fatalities and many limbs were broken and peo ple seriously Injured. Debate was sus pended for quite a while, but later on the programmo was carried out The Wisconsin republicans Indorsed President Harrison. Owing to grave and seemingly Irre concilable differences of opinion in regard to matters of administrative im portance, President Adams, of Cornell university, has sent his resignation to tho Imnrd of trustees. Ousami s G. Wariikn, senior proprie tor of the Ituffalo (N. Y.) Commercial, died of pneumonia. Tiik republicans of Illinois have nomi nated the following state ticket: For governor, Joseph G. Fifer (renomi nated); for lieutenant-governor, Ly man 11. Kay; for secret-ivy of state, I. N. Pearson; for auditor of state, C. W. Piiney; for state treasurer, Henry L. Hertz; for attorney-general, George W. Prince. Tiik result of the Kansas republican convention was: Congressman at large George T. Anthony. Delegates at largo John J. Ingalls, C. C. Jam is, Calvin lio.id, L. A. llijffer, K. C. Little and A. 11. Ellis. Electors William Hamilton, Rudolph Hatfield nnd 1. W. King. Tim demo -rats of Vermont in con vention unanimously n imin.ited llral ley II. Sinilley, of lturlingt in, for gov ernor and George M. Dearborn for lieu tenant governor. A national conven tion delegation Was chosen but not in structed. Tiik national republican delegates from Vtesi Virginia were not instructed. The four at large are C. li. Hart, of the Wheeling Intelligencer; ex-Senator Thomas E. Davis, Grafton; John D. Hewitt, Mercer county; John A. Hutch inson, Purkersburg. Sknator Davis presided over tho Min nesota republican state convention. Ex-Gov. J. S. Pillsbiiry, V. 11. Daitgher ty, Frank O'Day and Stanford Newell were elected delegates at largo to Min neapolis. Patrick Fox and F. L. Me Ghee were named as presidential elec tors at large. Tho resolutions do not instruct Jay dori.n was quite ill in his private car at Albuquerque, N. M., tho other day. Prof. Arorsr Wii.hki.m Hokkman, the distinguished German chemist, is dead. He was a member of many so cieties, Including the Royal society of Loudon, lie was a corresponding mem ber of the institute of France and nn officer of the French Legion of Honor. Tiik Chinese hero aud at home arc aroused anil urge retaliation against the United States. The Chinese minister outlines his ob jections to the new exclusion law, but declines to predict what his government will da The state central committee of the people's party of Arkansas has adopted the following: Resolved, That wo recommend to our people that they re frain from any fusion or combination with other political parties ami that they make a straight contest on the basis of our principles as heretofore set forth. Ex-Sknator Inoam.8 is going to Europe after tho republican nntional convention is held. He will deliver the IVooration day oration at Springfield, Mo. M ISt KI.LA N K.1H S. A rkcknt storm at P.urlington, la., was the worst in years. Ten hours' rain fell In a solid lxidy, flooding the entire country. The Chicago, Hurling ton it Quincy railroad suffered several bad washouts between Kurlington and Creston which stopped all trnins during the day. South Main street, Kurling ton, was a running river three feet deep for a time. Much damage was done in the city and surrounding country. An explosion occurred the other day at Alleur, Relginm, a village a short distance from Liege, but fortunately beyond the shattering of windows no damage was done. Some one placed two cartridges on a window sill of tho house of the burgomaster of Alleur, but for some reason only one of them exploded. The affair caused great excitement in tho village. A German anarchist has been arrested, charged with having caused the explo sion. The Yorkshire Post says that it is re ported in clubland that the mysterious opponent of Harry Vane Milbank in the recent duel in Ilelginm was one of the best known of the English dukes. CoxTixrr.n rains in the west have In terfered with trade. Instead of a wedding there was a double funeral a few miles from Stuart la. Charles Van Arden and Minnie Goff were engaged to be married within a short time They tried to ford Heaver creek. They could not see it was out of its banks because of the darkness. Their bodies were recovered and in terred. Schooner Grover Cleveland, of and from St Johns X- 'or Boston, with cargo of fish, has been (riven up for lost It is supposed she foundered in the gale of March 4. She was commanded by Capt James Day with a ere-- of six men. The head of the Hammerstcin bank ing house of lterlin. Germany, commit ted suicide by shooting himself with a revolver. It is pmprosed to give the secretary of war unusual latitude in expending the river an 1 harbor appropriation. Sf rf.taRV Ni,;.r consents to give the hous- r nsim o-ire.-n irtonirr i !.-mil'""- 'he inform iti ,n i set kj reimive to ccrtiv.3 dismissals. A Two-VK.AR-oi.n Infant, tho son of John llritech, living ut New Rose, Ind., was literally devoured by tho lurgo house dog of tlio family. Tho dog sprung upon him, fastened his sharp teeth in his cheek, tore off the flesh till the bines became bare and then de voured It greedily. In an Instant it attacked tlio brensL. throat und eyes with similar result. Tho dog was ut length driven uway, but tho child died within u few hours. Tim appropriations of this session ol the Fifty-second congress will aggregate f K.1,0im',00. Tiik international boundary survey hits been stopped by tho Mexican gov ernment failing to make tho necessary appropriation. Tiik hoitso committee on Interstate commerce will on May 31, grant a hear ing to delegates from lioards of trade and to counsel for railway companies on the bills now before tho committee providing for uniform bills of lading for curlers engaged In interstate com merce. Willi. K the west has been flooded, New England lumbermen have liecn unable to handle their cut on account of low water in the rivers. CoMMAMU-:n-iN-CniKr Pai.miiii, of the G. A. R., has suspended tho commander of tho Louisiana department for deny ing admission of colored members to its recent encampment. Twkxty persons were poisoned by paling fruit cake at the North Texas In sane asylum. Tiik fall of the roof of tho Mackin tosh Rubber factory at Manchester, En gland, resulted In death and injury to a large number of employes. Tiik mill and salt works of tho Hut ler & Peter's Salt and Lumber Co., at Ludington, Mich., was destroyed by Are. It cost "i(),00(). Five hundred men are thrown out of employment. Two slight earthquake shoeks were felt at San Homo, France, tho other day. The shocks caused no damage and no alarm was excited among tho in habitants. Cii.viii.KS Tanktin, a stevedore, plunged into the furnace of the tmf Governor Irwin at San Fi'oneiseo, and roasted himself to death. Shortly lie fore dark Tanctin tried to Jump into tho bay from the dock, but was restrained. Then he asked permission to go into tho Irwin's ttrerooui and warm himself. 1 So fore the engineer could catch him his Imdy was crackling on the bed of red hot coals, With pie furnace tons tho suieides's lxidy was drawn out A hm.u.i. cyclone accompanied the rain north of Guthrie, Ok., utul did con siderable damage. The houses of John Davis, Henry Smith and John Crockett were carried some distance by tho wind and badly injured. Manv barns and other buildings were also itestroyed. Tiik Holy Rose, which tho pope be stows every year upon some Roman Catholic princess "for virtue," fell this year to the queen of Portugal. Its esti mated value is fl 0,001). The stem Is of ;;c!.i jr. .1.1 nn,! ...,... ::;ei: r "!.:;, centimeters. The cup of the flower Is of the most delicate Workmanship und is sot with magnificent precious stones. Tiik ravages of the buffalo gnats In the lower counties of Kentucky sfo more serious than at first reported, und not less than 1,000 head of horses have perished from the poisonous stings of the insects. They are not more than half us large as a horse-ily, and horses suffer more f."om their stings than cat tle. There seems t- hi no successful remedy to prevent tho unimal's death after being stung. I.N nn altercation near Geneva, Ala., the outcome of a drunken row, George Gillman Was fatally shot and oncWil-' liams killed. Williams opened tho fir ing by shooting at Gillman and one El lis. At this point Gillman received his wound. Ellis returned the fire, killing -Williams and was himself wounded. Rl'.l.liilors circles of Mason City, la., live agitated over tho actions of Rev. Charles Lilt, rector of Kt. John's Guild Ejiiscop il church In that city. He noti fied his people of his resignation and announced that, henceforth his allegi ance would Ik- with the Roman Catholic church, lie has gone to Montreal to enter the order of St. Sulpice to study for the priesthood. He is highly edu cated and says that his mind has liecu leading him to take this step for some time. ADDITIONAL IMNl'ATCHKS. Rksoi.i i ions were passed by the quad rennial Mi thodist conference opposing the opening of the world's fair on Sun days, and telegrams were sent to Presi dent Harrison ond Vice-president Mor ton acquainting them Vith that fact A sT.'tANOE thing happened the other lay at the site of the oi.i Fooikier brew ry in West Dubuque, I;u A rustling sound like nn earthquake was heard ind the next morning it was discovered that nearly an acre of ground had .Iropned into ui subterranean lake which covers a vast body of mineral. Dkitty Postmaster Woon, of La Porte, Ind., has been arrested for em bcxzlemontof post otll-e money amount ing t-i about i,000. Ho was soon to be married to the only granddaughter of l'.uffalo Miller, president of the whisky trust and treasurer of Cook county, 111. Hon. Charles Emory Smith, of Penn sylvania, I'nitcd States minister to Rus sia, has formally tendered his resigna tion to the president in order to resume his Journalistic duties in Philadelphia. Dkkmixh, the condemned wife mur derer, in a confession to a clergyman has divlarv-d that he was confined iu insane asylums when l'J and 10 years of aire. He made four attempts to murder Emily Mather, his last wife, the first in London and the others at Windsor. He declared that ho did not bury the body himself and knew nothing of the ce ment liv an explosion in mine No. S of the Northern Pacitie Railroad Co., at Ros lyn. Wash., forty-two miners were killed. The exact nature of the explo sion or circumstances that led to it will probably never Ik" known. Ix a riot ot Lodz, Russia, ten men were killed and more than one hundred woundisl. The London grand jury returned a "true bill" against Hon. Patrick Grc ville Nugent, who is charged with hav ing assaulted Miss Marion Lymctta I"riee in the compartment of a carriage on the London, llrighton A South Coat railway on the night of April is. The annual report of the Southern Tacific Co. for 101 shows gross earn ings -"i0.4''0,000, an increase of S2.0P7. 000 over the previous year. The oper ating expenses were .T1,"4.000; the net earnings IIS), V0.000, an increase of ti. 0 10.14.1 over i'Oi. The total passenger earnings were f 13.151.000 an increase of fsOO.OOO. The freight earnings were f w.r,57.ooo, an inrease of l,."x."i,oou ovot the preceding year. Ix the senat on the 1 Mil th" bill t : rn.ar-.'e the Yellow., tone pari, was di. ciised. In the house otr.iu of goner. 1 interest was done. L A COAL MINE. An Explosion Oaunos tho Doath of Forty-two Mon. It Onrnrreil In the stone f Mine No. of the Northern rue-tile ut Itoalyu, Wali. -A l-'ull stol 'nitiilcte I.lt of tlio Killed. Rosi.yn, Wash., May 1 1. Yesterday uflernooti a terrible gas explosion oc curred in the slope of mine No. 3 of tho Northern Paeilie Coal Co., nt this point in which the loss of life has exceeded in number that of any other disaster that has ever boon chronicled in the north west Forty-two miners were killed in tho explosion. The men were working on fourth level. Six bodies have ulready been taken out. The following is an authentic list of the men who were at work on the three levels that were af fected and their conditions as to being single or married men: Thomas Holmes, married; John Foster, wife and liabv; Philip Davies, large family; Thomas Rees. large family; John Pos; Will Rob inson, wife and baby; Robert Graham, wife and two children; George Moses, leaves an orphan 10 years old; A. Pol lard (colored), married; Jack Gerguson, large family; George Rrooks, family at Strcator, 111.; Joseph Ellsworth, Sr., largo family; Joseph Ellsworth, Jr.; John Liifferty, single, uged 05, ownurof considerable property; Dnn McLellan, Wife and three children; Richard For sythe, family; Georgo Forsythe, sou of above, single; T. II. Cooper, married; Lislto Jackson (colored), married; Scott Giles (colored), married; Russ Living (colored), married; Andrew F,rlander, wife ami four children; Charles Palmer, wife audcliild; Mitch ell Haiti, single; Mitchell Roland, large family, brother of ev-Superintendoiit Rohnid; Winston Steele, family; Steele's son was working with his father, but caiin- out on the last trip nnd escaped by jumping out: be was knocked down by the force of the explosion. William Cague, single, only support of mother and crippled sister; Ivlien Olslfer. largo family; John Panics, Italian with fam ily; Jake Wcatlierby, lute mine boss at No. 3, large family; Joseph llrowell, family; Thomas Tien leu. leaves a wife and nine children; Harry Campbell, single; lames Houston, colored; Joseph lleniictt, wife ami two children; Will lam Itennctt, wife and three children In Ftirope: he hail Just gone in. Joseph Ismay, son-in-law of ex-Superintendent Roland; Will I'cnltals. in in ieil; Sidney Wright, brother of County Clerk Thomas Wright, family. The evaet nature of the explosion or irciimstaiices that led to It will prob ably never lie known, since it is be lieved that every miner who was at work 111 the mine at the time has per , ,. - i It is not tlefllnltely known how many men were ill the vicinity of the disaster bat it is lielicved that, lietween forty live ami lift V were on the three levels that were affected by the explosion. Large relief forces are lit work and Bt this time sW bodies have been re o iveicd. These men were working nearest to the opening ami ut some dis tance from the point where, it is su j p isetl t be explosion occurred. Most if the men were t.VWaild J.0-MI feet further in the slope und in the immediate vicin ity of the accident There Is no doubt In the minds of miners or the company ntli-.'iuls that every man was instantly killed. The Roslyn mine Is one of the largest In the state, supplying the western di visions of the Northern P.ieili : and 1'nion Pacitie railroads with coal, anil has a capacity of -JO,000 tons a day. The explosion occurred Just as twi gangs were shifting at Kill o'clock. The cause of It is unknown. Tho two beys who wen in the tunnel eseapetl, but thoy are the only ones from either gang so far recovered. Reports so far re ceived indicate that th.1 explosion has closed up the shaft, that the mine is on tire and that it is iinKissib!o to recover the Unites Tlie company will ( irwar.l forty coll'uis from S.-attK- by :!i mid night train. The accident occurred all tut 111 yes terday afternoon, just lifter tho after noon shift had gone. The driver had just come out of the slop- when u tre mendous explosion took place. The shock upset his car, kno-ked the mules und driver down and bruised u man standing too feet away. The report was heard all over the town, a mile away. The mouth iif tit1 .-.hip-'- was s.win jur rouniled by an anxious i rowd, who grew ill si.e every minute. Har.l rain was pouring down but the crowd heeded it not. The iiuuilH-r of the men in the slope were not actually know n, but it was known t i b' from forty-four to fifty. There scarcely Is a possibility that one of them eseapetl death. One body was recovered in alsiiit two hours, another an hour later and two m ire at 7::0. All are terribly bruised and indicate that death was instantaneous. The lower floor of the city hall has been converted into a morgue. The bodies an' being viewed by crowds. The larger portion of the probable victims leave large families. Work had been very scarce for the past few months anil the men had just got to work steadily. Men. women and children arc stand ing out in dazed conditio-! und pitiful lamentations of negroes add to the hor ror. 4 ll..ln. Roohofort, already untler sentence of imprisonment for life for conspiracy, is serving out with great sang froitl in London his new sentence of twelve months' imprisonment for libeling the public prosecutor in Paris. A Washington jury liegan business with prayer, and. having agreed upon a verdict, asked tits! to forgive the man whom they had condemned to tlcath. The friends of Dr. Uriggs in the New York presbytery will be in a minority in the coming general assembly, nearly all of the twenty-eight delegates to that body being anti-liriggs men. A comet w ith three tails, each 10.000. 000 miles long, has come to the view of a Lick observatory astronomer. Miss Susan II. Anthony is becoming quite giddy. She has just announced that she w ill throw up her bonnet in the event of the passage of the equal suffrage bill in New Y'ork. Rev. Isaac Church, w ho will probably succeed Rev. Mr. Crow t her as bishop of Niger territory, is a negro clergyman of uncommon ability and force. A Pennslvania jnrv acquitted a man of trying to kiss nn nitw i.iin r rti.lt.w. but s-nten e i hiiu to pay tht is- 4er hit clumsiness, no douLW CHILDS IN KANSAS CITY. Warm Irei'tliisr tu the riillHiitlirnplitt ami rrlutt'rft' Krlcnfl at Kuiihhm 4 lly. Kanhas City. Mo., May 0. George W. Clilhls anil party arrived here on Saturday from Chicago over the Huts lington rood. The party has a special car, "Hasleinere," and when the vctcmu editor und philanthropist appeared at the door of tho cur there were cheers from the iissembled crow-tl. Presi dent Putnam, of tho Commer cial club, welcomed Mr. Chiltls and Introduced him to tho recep tion committee in waiting. That of the Cominerelul club consisted of W. A. Wilson. F. S. Doggctt, II. L. Harmon, ('. A. llibhurd, C. E. Iloehstetler, E. G. E. Jaocard, L. C. James, Y. E. Lully, M. E. Lawrence, J. E. McKee, C. G. Perrin, S. A. Pierce, C. A. Rose, E. C. Sattley, D. P. Thompson. J. II. Witch untl E. Si. Clendenning. The reception commit tee on the part of Typographical union No. SO, consisted of J. M. Rhodes, A. It. Johnsmi, J. J. Csussldy and E, II. Har rington. Mrs. A. R. Johnson untl Miss Minnie Newman ulso represented the union to welcome the Indies. The party with Mr. ami Mrs. Chiltls consisted of Mrs. Lev, Miss Stanney, Miss Peterson, R. H. MeCotter und Per cival Farr.ir. J. J. Daily, u trustee of the Printer's home and foreman of tin? Philadelphia Ledger commslng room; I. F. Sliephard, news editor of the Lodger, anil H. A. Rowan, foreman ol tho Ledger press room, came in yester day morning and had Is-en waiting the arrival of tho rest of tho party. Carriages wero in waiting and the lutlies were taken at once to the Coutes house where au informal reception was held. The gentlemen accompanied the com mittee to the high school w here they were received by President Yeuger, of the board of education, untl Principal J. T. lluehanan. The pupils of the high school gave Mr. Chlldsa ri ptioii. Mr. Yeuger made a short address of welcome, after which Miss R-se Fyoek, on behalf of the class of 'Hi. presented Mr. Childs with u beautiful bouquet of lb i wers. G. F. Putnam win introduced and made a few remarks on the part of the Commercial club, und Mr. Mi -Cotter of the Chiltls party responded. The reception ut the Commercial club Is-gaii about -tc'O o'clock. President Putnam made an address of welcome nnd Mr. Chiltls responded. The guests met many of the business men of tho city Informally, aud at 5 o'clock tin union printers of the city arrived in u bidy and were introduced to Mr. Chiltls anil listened to un address from him. In the evening a banquet was ten dered Mr. Childs and his party at the Coutes house. AN ENRAGED DEPOSITOR. A YiitltiR Khoihi runner Miniil till K lluiikcr Wlui llml Itecelvcil IIU Money untl Then I'ulli-tl. n-... i.-., ,,, 0 S.,t'.,rl;i y morning on Main street W. R. Warren, who gained much unenviable notoriety through the failure of his bank at Mul vu no, Kan., was shot in the back by John Timm, u depositor who lost u large sumhv the bank failure. It is not known whether the wound will prove fatal or not. Some mouths, ago the Warren bank at Mulviine, this county, closed its doors, und when an investigation was made but few assets wen discovered. V. R. Warren, proprietor of the bank, made tine promises, but did not fulfill them. Several days before the bank closed John Timm ile-iosited a. lurm- sum under the impression that the bank was solvent, nnd after the failure hccuiuc almost crazed over his loss, due day he threatened to kill Warren, untl being arrested was sentenced to and served it short term In the county jail. A few weeks ugo he was released and left f'r Oklahoma. On Thursday. Warren, who, finding it too warm for him in Mtilvanc, removed to Emporia, came t i Wclling t in to look lifter some litigation grow ing out of the bank uffair. Saturday morning, while on his way to the court house, accompanied by his lawyer, he was shot ill the back by Timm, who had slipped up l--hind him. l'.cfore Timm could tire u second shot Warren turned and cov ered him with a revolver and compelled him to turn his weapon dow n. At this juncture W. S. Nelson and R. L. Davi son, witnesses of the utTair. interfered untl ton-the revolvers away from tin men, preventing further trouble. Timm was handed over to the sheriff untl the wounded man was taken to Dr. Fn-e-man's oili -e. Repeated probing failed to find the ball. MEXICO'S DROUGHT. A llt-il'irlilc 'on'llt!'n of Alt'afr 4'Aiiseil -Itulii Mitkrrn t'nitt-r 4'iiiitrni-l. Di KANt.o, Mt-x., May II. The condi tion of affairs in this part of the rvpult lic on ntvount of the great drought is most deplorable. There will lie anoth er failure of crops this season except where there are oats. Livers an- dry ing up, rendering navigation impossi ble. Still the people are not in us bad shajie as has lieen reported, by reason of government aid. Si far.MW) car loads or :0fl,0iM) bushels of grain have Ix-cn distributed free to the poor and at a cost to those able to pay for it. The Swisher rainmakiitg company of Gootlland, Kan., is under contract with the people of San Pedro, .'it'.O kilometers south of Eagle Pass to produce two inchesof rain. Their representatives ore now en route to San Pedro. If success ful they w ill get ::0.000. I'reil llougl-u liiillsnaiit. ( ihcaoo. May . "Other men besides anarchists can lie goaded into making and throwing bimls anil, if outrages on the colored ra.-e continue, the negro will become a chemist." said Fred Doug lass, the colored ex-l'nitetl States min ister to Havti. at the Palmer house to day, with del ib.-ration. In llnilhl Bunk It-rh Invnlvrd. OMAHA. Neb., May . S. E. Kennedy, a bookkeeper in the Omaha National bank, was arrested Friday, charged with altering the Ktoko. He secured, it is claimed, about 7.i"0 by manipulating the accounts with other Iwnks. Sittr-- Inrh-B of show la rhrk. Ri suvn.t.E. Neb., May f. Snow has fallen here during the pa-t thirty-eieht hours to a depth of sixteen inches It will be M-vore on cattle in the sand hills snd will retard farm work. About three-fourths of th- small grsin is in and the first sow n is up snd looks fine. Am r.sotlHft to Olilahnmft. Mi Mrins, Tenn.. May W. The recent action i f the m b st Nashville has stirred t'l' nesrrocs here t fiv-h activi ty an.' prvp-ir -t- . - T- b-inir made f-T an ox k! : .! i'"-- :w on a la-sre scab-. Nesr'y every negro is hoarding hi money to take lii:u to the promised land. METHODISTS IN CONFERENCE. rrticrrilliiffH nf the Twenty-fourth Qunit- reiinliil fonli-rcuce of fhs Mt-thutlut rhureh nt Oiiittlia, N'eh. 1'iik Hiu-ou't tluv's st.-.tslua of tho qiuiilrenulul coiifrreni-n (Miv 3)i was irt-sliletl over by Minn opMerri'll. Seon after Ih i Jmirnul wiis rt-ail s ttlspulii iirtie over tlio sealing of tlel'd.lles. Smut-of irio wills th it hi h-en set astile fur the Itlv tlcli-Kili-s, H im wlstc'il to Ixi bi-uteil lli:irt fnmi the mllilNieri. h il ts-ru I ilo-ii by tiitniv tcrliil Uclt-imti-it lint a lu-itcil tjst-u.ilii!i urnno uver tan iuc,tin!i of rtimp.-llltiK the nilnlict-r-i Ul vacate. This tl!iicutsiu!l ouusi-d tie- ji iitlKmi--ini'iit of Urn tU!i1rt-mliu! mldresi by t)!i-)lop I'ejiier. At flu- afternoon n-siuti IL!io;i l-'ntu pros iU-iI iiml ilir r--!irt of tho euintlllsiloti on t-unttltntlou nun h- irii Anion otaer tliin-ii Bticiri-itcil liy the coiiitnlsiloti a i It mee In iho urratv.-eiiiciit of tho dls,-lplt!ot. Mi in.ilerl.il chuitfM w.1,-1 r.-eommf-n-leLt In ihe rules or In ihi w.ir.l Injr of tho iliMcloilti, lr.it 1)11 comtnlx-tlnn tlioutfht the tK-ok t'OuM be arrairgfil to mui-h heller tiilv.mt i!f-. Tlio ri'isirt also reootn inemlM Oiat m annual conference sliouhl bo oriMiil.isJ wl-li lr.s.i th in llllriy 1r.ivellnt? inln IslerH ami '.hai thu concurrent vote of three-f-iorlliH of the ilt-Ii-iiii-s of till iho snniml t-oii-fi-rentea be Hutll.'li-iit to uuttiurlze I tie tfi-ni-ral confi-rrn,-c Ut in ike i-Ii unres lu t te oriianlt- law of Iho etntri'h A commilteo cotiHlKtlns of oao from t-a.-h uiei-ial eonfi-ri'tu-o wns npiolnteil on Inn ocrtim-o nn t the overthrow of Die lienor IrnnU-, ami n i-omin.U'-o of eiin.il nln-i wasap po nleil on the Kpworth league. AT tin- morninu session of Ihi Mellioillst con ference on 1'ie 4th ftNlrip Warren jiresldciL Illshop l-'osler ilt-llvcred the q-.iadretuil.ll H't ilroi.il. Aflt-r ri-fcrrin ? t i the fact th it tlnrln? the p ist quadrennial none of ihi bishop, hail itlMl or hit jiulfcri'-l pcrni mint disability, ho reviewed iho work In fori-leii lands. Mhowin-f that It was In exi-cjlent condition nil over tho world. No wi-tilHtns, nodl-nen-ilons had uppe ired In Die past four years Slnvo Iho lust seueral eonfereni-e fully 4l.,im) members have been odd-i-d. a Rroatcr growth than has ever lws?n known In llir history of the church. The total number of oommuiiit-antH W now it.tOS.fllt. Titer hun-hs have Uieretts'-d SOI In mimtier with in lnere;uetl v.ihmtli.n of rIM.'I.Kl. Contributions to sll missionary societies u:v increased fss4,;i:v The address recommends hlnhor education In the iiifiiltttry; dlsconnlennces tho eontlnmtlou of foreign lunni!i?ea and custorrn In tho coun try; di-prccnies the Iruhlatlon by contrress to pxellule the Chinese, an-l derhirct Ih-it Utu union of ihe church north an 1 south Is drifting clo-ii-r liitfeiher. I'isin th- ietints.-uon of ivome-i to the general rotiferon!--. th - rcs-ilt was -lv-n as fol lows: l.ulty-Kor SX..IVK adnt. isl.sct; niln lsterl.il -Tor, S.an. an linn, t.'JIt The ri-liort fruvcun exhaustlie r i.ew ot every br.ini h of the church work un I rtvoiutncnd d that threat enre li- exercised In ; roi-urlnif ininlsters. IIISHOP WAI.lil'N prrsld'-d at the session ef the Methodist quadrennial conference on tlio Mh Immediately alter 111- rndln2 of the de votional exercises the rep iris of ihe wcs'i rn Ixs-k nilfnts and tie- Isnr-I of lrustes were n--crlved. Lr Moon-, of ( 'Ti .'innatl, offered a r' solution asking for a cionmSttee of llflei ti en Juillt-lnry to consider a1! appr i an I lawn Dr. Moore asked Ih ll Ihe Citlntnitti-l- In- npolllt-d by the conference Instead of by the bishops. He made th jKiltit tint It Is not r-hhI law for a court of apH-a!s to Is- appointed bv a ls-dy w hose act:i are to be reviewed, fir Moore's act ion caused a sensalion and a sharply con tested liuhl was Ihe result. !r llurklcv nl-b-iTi d that th- position of llr Mo-ire wa-t f ilia clous and defended the present manner of ap polntliu? the cotnmltt'-e. Ilr. l'uiltnm, of New York, emphas'"d llr Mo ire's isilnls. "We art eft n n'-cuseil,"' le- said, "of betntf under theirov ernmeitt of a hfenrch.-, or aristocratic novern menl, and we must do sornethltur lo disabuse u,(. pnl-lie m nd of such tu eu-at ions " llr I-iiM man said Ihit the i llureh Instead of ruitiur Itself was ruled by-a S--I of oHl -ers In tin- HI mem I ith -f the Kpisi opal ti. -ard are but I went v one p.'.stors and four lavuu-n iinil the others draw saiarli s a. otll.ers of the church These eleht . -eli;ht coti.lst of presl llti rl-li rs. l-ook arents and others, lion presi ti-iu- ullhers, or r ;r -"-t ' ) -"t Ij-..,-. ard, of Nebraska, furlher 4u--iKr!ed i.-. Misirc Ultistitulc li- colisld'-re I the d--!e r-at' s the is-crs f tlu b sti"ii After further debate Ihe resolution was aiu-n b d to meet u! Jecti.'iis. A i-no.in f-ir toe niis)liinient of a hctal celtillill tes i-l ere cleiciluiu -.ili-l ere laiinan fr. en each distr;.-i and iisree la to- u ut lari'e to consider tie i u iallly of r- pr-'s. u lalioti in the ronferelo-o was ad--ple-l IN the Methodist conference on the 1th llishop Mall llleU presided. 1 ll- order of tile il iy Was 1 lit- r' tsirt of liisle-p Tnotiuru. ol India an 1 Malay Asia. The Methodist iliurch. be said, wits ieachti-i and preaiMtur the ir i-js l lu India and Ma:itv Asia In thirteen dllfereni buu.-ua--es. Hi:. hop TholMim's report i-uve a det ilie.l ac coiiril of the work thine tn lie- Ihree annual con ferences the dl,- trie! conferences and the wom an s cotifi retico in In-Ill. It stated tint the worklnledll was In excelleni e-. lnllllotl, leit the need was ereal The w oi klmr f-.rce from An erlc-i had fallen off s.-lmv but tie- work ha I lotittntletl to prow 1 he nn-uib-rs liji had in creased neany :snll durinr the qu i trr.-.n: il. T ie Mi thodist Sun-lay s, h o's of India now h lie a in- mtiers'iip of over ."-s'lil, nn in r.-asi-ot I.'-, mil tluci-.iif th" four years pist In tlu-da'.-s.-b.is tin-church had '.'l.illl li Hive pupil- of llldll I'e-.ple by tholsmls were eivin.- up He ir i-lols and the naliie niiiiHtrv was rapidly Inereiisiiie Isilh iu liutllU r.- arid eflieicncv The ri'i-rt wnrnily reconimeii le-1 th-- work of Women In the missions of Ill-Ill Tit'' t blliese question wus then debated al some !en,:th and lb.-dis.-u .slou at tim-s became !')' " arm 1 ir I'.dwalds. of Chicago, satd It was a jM-lttieal un as-.ire The bill, be aild- A. w as soji lo Ihe unerases now itnlo o Ilia? at Hitterypirk New York. It was rushed throu.-h a democratic ho-ise, passed by our tn-ble sen iters and sU-n--1 bv our well nleh untnts ai lialile presi-b nl sole ly for political effect, llr I'a tie. of t'lnctuu iti. sit. 1 the church should show Ilia II was ted coiiU'olled by any part'san 1-i.ts and lhal no p bin al party tnaluo:- s 11. He lu lieveil the con ference should show that It dis-s not approve i.'1- h si!tttcal lneasiiri s. Ilr. Leotiar l di nouueed tie- prcsi.li nt and coiicri ss and said lh it the t hilii-se had the same rlchl here as any oilier f..reirre rs He I.. iie.-d this confer in. .- sb "t!d take action in n-' on -ertaln loin- lu rilatlon to it llr ll.alilev di noiiuis-.l all ri feri ne" l.i ponucs, savior tint th-- e. in who would irv lo t-uiid upon-- p.n tv or tear !on n a no-her in tii- coriterenc- Is no1 li i 1 -I ul a ii- in. ,.."' I'iiiillv :h-- matter w.c- re fet i'.-.l to a sp. cja' coiiiint Oi e i he ato rliooii w a- en - u up I' -o'lii!ii' l--e wort: ItlsHi.l l'iM.IC'l po sill' d OViT 111' it- liber llfot s of lb- Metb-sllst c-uiferen e on the 7th Tin- secret. ir, i-ouip;ain-d -f 'hi- tninniT in which resolutions, etc.. came to him and saul tt would Is- wll for ilel.-uates to 1-aru bow to write mi-h llishop Taylor, of Africa, read Ins ri'imrt. which showed tin- condition of lh rhureh in 1 Ti.il country, and tie- lie .1 of m's st. nary work In that lout Tin- reprt was li-ia-ihr nnil lerv tut r.-stin Tie- confereTus adjounosl until Monday. Illslt.'C VlNl'hsr pr'M-le.l OI'.T IheMeth.sl 1st conference on the Vth Tu s-lav. the I. ill. w;is ai.'rs-.l uis.n for the t-h-fiion of ofllrTs. A rewiluiiou I" itiv sticati thi-tirant uiiivi rsity at That tat. o.a was rlerred. Th- university Is under chirc- of lb- Kris-dinan s Aid associa Hon and Is hiru-e t w ith rtt tr.ii a .-an.-c iu Us conduct Ilr Km - s resolution for th-prop is.-1 amendment to the constitution ol tie- t'nite-1 states relatinc. t" proti-ctt.-u of the public n.hoos (-iin-t niis- oas encrojebm -mi j a-lopted. Hr. Kin- a'so a-lv .- it-1 a resolution a -ainst th- ap; r.tirtation of ni -n.-y b'.- ih - i.-ov-iTitmi-nt foreci ie-iasi.cal isb.c.itton 1 i t'ath i.'lc church, he said ha I re.1 lte.1 over .-. l . fnnn the i-nv rnm.-nt an-t be w an'-1 th wholesvslein wtpel out T',e ris-!ulion was ad- ple-t. The eonfin-nee so-n als-umej for the dav. SCRAPS OF SCIENCE. Tub quantity of blixsl in the human body var-s, tnt is jrencrabi, aNiut one tenth the total weight of thebtsly. The rtslev lopincnt of lost limtis is declared by an Knglish naturalist to lie not unusual nmonir insects. In which it may take place either during the lar val or pupal stipe. Ft.t liis e. hi h do not adherc.or are not attrai tisi npwanl by the sides of the vessel, sink round the brim and rise in the center. Thus mercury in a plass forms a convex surfaco while water forms a concave. Is a dis-'ussion lately carried on as to the distance t w hich larre objects on the earth s surface an? visible, it was 1 stated that the llitra'.aya mountains ! have appean-d to viev from the exeat ! distance of 204 mile. Tiik various colors of flame in a wo.nl fire is caused by the combustion of the elements of the frtel. The licdit blue is from the hvdroren, the white from rar- I Ism, the vio'ct from mani?ani-e, the reii ! fpm mae-ncsia and the yellow from 1 s-sla. ! J!u uy "ihe time Is col yet come." when time Is psir)f lwj-s. ltT !t j Free Tress. CONGRESSIONAL, : Kplloiiie or Ilia l'rM reillii of lluth IIOUKC4 tlli l-aat Week. Is- the seii'itn on lint 3d Mr. Mortrin call'-tl up the presi'di-nt-a inesHtitfe nn Iho aiibiet of an Infeniallotial allver i-otiferenco and Mr. Kyi, of Souh Ilaltotu, addressed the m-nato lu favor of fre eolnairn. The confiTetio! nqsirt on llin Chlneso exclusion bill was then ains-ed to, vena, i. navs, IJl The house MIL placlnif l-lndini? twine ou the free list was then laid liefore the Ketuiti'. Adiourned ...Soon after Iho road lull of the. journal Ihe liouae wnl Into commit tee of the wh-ilrt ou the diplomatic bill. Mr. I 'hlpnian'a iiui-lidtn-nt that hi) part of tho enicTeiiev fun-t anall tss paid lo any foretell eoverinnent In seltli-iiieiit of any claims against the rnllctl Sttm-H was adopt- ' Th- tuotioll to ultil-.e out the iip;iropria'l-in of tni.'tli to cnie tiliiie Iho Htirv-v of ihe Intercontinental rail way was aireed lo all ! lit'- bill totally iasol 'I I e senate amendments to the army approprla t'on bid were noncnnctirred lu and a conference ordered. Adjourned. Aktf.ii routine trioriitfi1? business the senato took up Ibp calendar ou Ihe 1th und passed a uuiitticr of local bl-li;, atii-iu:r them the hill to convey to the state- of KausitH the old Kort Ila.n mtlll.iry reservation (about a,-l acres) for home,! for ol I soldiers an 1 their families, and Ihe bill anih iri.in- ill : construction of a brldio a-rosH the llsn-i river near Warsaw, M-i. The proreeilin'M were d'-vol 1 of interest. After a-i executiy.- M's.iot- th- senile od liiirned ...lu the h ut -.e the confercne t reisirt on tho Chinese ciclusioli bliLwas atfreed toby a vote of lsT yes to 'is nays A resolution wan adopted calling on th- attorney -cenoral for In fu-in:itliii as to wli.-th"-r tho sutf ir trust hail v.ol.it. d the atitt-trusl law. and if not subject to ( proseftition. 'i he r.ver and b irlsir tu.i was then considered In loutuiittce of l!;e whole until adjournment Is the semiteon IheSthMr. Morrill presented s petition senilis! legislation for the dosing of the world's fair on Sunday and remarked on do lus so that If it were no closed It would deprive the workinj classes of uny reasonable oppor tunity to visit the. enisisltlon. .Several local hills passed, and tho house bill approprSutinH IIMl.tmi) lo defray the expenses of the llehrluK pea arbitration also passed. Pemlin-? debate on the reso'ution to pay the Choctawa and Chlcha saws for their Interests In thi Ch-tvenn-i and Arapahoe reservation fab-itit If t,oil.tjtl)l the senate ailjourtii -1 In th i ho-isn after r'-fer- rlnit a few si-nat'- litlls, ihe river and harlior bill wa i lak-n up lu committecof 1'i.j whole an t debuted until adjournment . j Thk sen ite on the Cth resuiinsl c.-i- .i.lerjtion of Hie resolution of Mr. .lon.-s i At-1; 1 to pay the Choctaw at.-l Chickasi.v nations f--r On-ir inter ests In the f heyiine ati 1 Arap..ho- reservation -and Mi- II. lives spoke In favor of it Mr ll:T!ii iri olf. red resolutions np-iti Iho dea'h of Senator Wilson t.M-i i A flit' remarks the senate al i Jourtied .. . The Sli. l.-v bill was i'ie order In the i house, but ! was laid aside hii1 ttu- r.ver and h irls.r bill laki n up In committee of the whole , Mr. Hod ( V. and Mr lloitnin iinil l had a I till diirlne lb di t-ac on the proj s-n di y of th' litter to ot Jed to nje-r-iprliitlon-, when- In- ! dtan-i w as not interested. 'I h- ceuiuiiltee rosi without, comoleltn'; lh - bill, an I an ev.-nini- ' session was h-ld for s-n-ion bu-lness Tin: senate tins not in se-kin oil the 7th and Hie bouse tiuiisa.'ted b-il little bti.lutss Tile bill pass. I d-'iMtlni- to IHla'iomt City the r- sei vaiion near there for school put'isis s Th'- house t!i n went in! ciuntuitt'- of the whoa- on the riv. r tind h uts.r bill. Aft'-r nonie fine i us d- i- i-.ion th- bll was reported to Ih" Lou---, an 1 M- l.'i 'har.ls in iTenu I moved lo lav it o-i lb- tat'le, which was re je.ted The am. ii-hnen':i were tlc n all airre-! to but iu-- bo-is.- i .ur.i -1 without Pnally pis. in ; II e lull. j A I'l : it ro'ltlo" bus:n--s iti the s.'Tiate on til ' Oili Mr l-'r r.-jsirt .1 tie-boa te bid toi-uc-ur a '- A-n.-rl m sli p bu 1 i nr .ui I moved its Itn , m-'lia-e cm-id-ralioti. uli ch w it ai-ree I l i A f l - r soiu - ileliite tie liil . .s o d a-I ' came f ro'ti th house iv 1 1 ui.l-i limivi The res oliitl.wi to av f i.tlv'.-o- t.i ih" l lio tov an-l j Ciiickasaa- nations lor tiit-tr part of tin- Chev i-i.ne and Arapahoe re crva'toii was a :r I t.i. I and after ait executive scs - ion th sen it ad- j Jouroel . After cn-iler:ur utiluriortaiit re- ' jo-:s the li'i-ce- loos in I1!- r. ver au-1 h irti-ir t il', w hii-li, afii r . -v r i 1 am -li lni' uts h id lie. :i res led, . is pi-.-e-l vol. Ho IllV-i.'t'i lis tr 1 of t ' il :m u i h i -i i s . v. 1 1 'h -n i-.cisult r- J ( uatll i-djouililui lit j j DIAMOND ROBl-'EMY IN UTAH. Two I. nil -s Were 1 1 -1 cl I p la Salt lake I city. Sait l.uu-: Cnv, I't-ih. M:iy H. A I b ild l itiiii- on I robberv Iris iust ci. me to ! li;r!it here. While Mrs. Kiiscnbere-cr I utul u friend, the wife of a wetillhy i wihiI jjruwc!'. were sit t i 1 1 ; r in their r-sitii nflei' returning frnin ' a dim three iiiu-licd mi'll ' ! cnlcivd the naii'i and with revolvers in l-.and ilctiiaiiileil their valt-nMes. Tl-.c j jvv ife ilddl'es'.ed the h.-ldllps. Jls-k i 1 1 lT i them if there were no men in . Sail l.ac worth r.il.l.in. The irony was unheeded, ntie ..f the trio reilviii'-r: "We are out for the stntT. men or women. We uant. nil y-mr dia monds. Yon women will do without. ' jewelry. You don't need it. Shell out ur "Tet out." Mrs. Knsenberj-'or bail ten st mcs and her friend five, all worth - l.tht I. Mrs. Knsenlic refer saved a I'alualile brss-h I by dro-ipine-it on Ihe llisir. Two purses con tain in of f 1 75 were a I so taken. Tttt-i e , is no trace of tin- thieves or plunder. J Word from the Wreck j I'obT M ahihiin, la . May T --Many of the pttssi'tte-crs who escaped til's miil'll- ' im.' left for t !ii.'.ii.M . n the local pnssen ' p-r train. tiioii- th.'in was Major ' Iltlds.ui. the editor of the Topck.l C;,pi ttil, w ho w its a candidal - for the sc: of ' S'liator I'llllllli. He I '.i.l: "When the train went down there was no -u h bals-l of cries und horribh- conftision of riiaiis that one nsiiii y evpcet.s. The t-torm was racing tit it- !u i-riit and th" n i '-tit was very dark. "m't was e. tu iiicnccd at one- on the w reck, but the lijht of lanterns e-ave only Ilickcrinir ls-ams mi l it was daylight Is'fore nny ctl'i-ctive service cnui.i Is' tellilere l." Ihe W yomliiH t'Mltle ll.t.iraiillni-. t'MKV I.XM . Wyo., May ill l.ov. l'.ar ln r, after hcai iitir the railway people and southern Wyoioino; cattlemen, re fuses to alter his itiarantiiie pi-.s-lntna-tioii to allow the unloading' of Texas steers at or in .Itinctioii. The ree-nla-tion pi'cvcnts the trai-inir of "(to.ti.H) h ad of irrasscrs a ros, this state. A do.i-n I'liion racitic tnen wt-re here Irv ine to c'Tc.'t a cniproiiiis.' and left very inu. ll ilis:ips.intc.. I 'nlcM.il low jient riite for livery at ltft-itititn. S. l)..c;m Is-ma. le the I 'ni m l'a. itie ,, i'l sillier a heavy tr.itVte loss. JOLLY JOKELETS. 1 lotiwi.it. t.K "Has lirown had liis fence paintisl this spring?" Merritt j "I pucss so. I saw little .lolu.r.ie with a piece of chalk in his hand." X. Y. J Sun. j At 1-tiom n: "This valuable antique article of furniture is a Qm-en Anne chair." to ntlcman "It doesn't look like it." Auctioneer (angrily) "If yon doubt my word, I can pro line the man who made it!" Tid-llits. j The Hi sim ss-I.im; Way. "For , Tear-," oloerved the verbose caller to the busy editor, "I have K-en endeavor- , intr to discover the lost trilwsof Israel." "Has it ever o:eurrod t-i y-m to adver- tise for them? skcil the editor, with deep con. ern. IVtroit Fr.e lrcss. In iiif. Sa vcti m App t. ant ' i't r clinibiPii six Kivrhts of stairst ' Have you an opening here, sir, for a humor oils paraeraphcrr' Kditor itrlan-ii'i,' at winilow ) "We have, but it does not ( work easily during the frosty weather. Yon had 1 tter use the stairs as a means of exit." It'.n k en 1 White. Tnr. Kos ian r wn. vM h w as first won by at licriae the Cr-at, is v a u -d at ft,o-"0,0ori, and the entire collection of i "rrownjewe'js" at 111,000,000, CHINA PROTESTS. The Cliloeie Minister I'rotvaU Againat th l iilusl oi lull aa In tlolailon of th Treaty or IMHO. Wasiiinhton, May 10. On inquiry ut the Chinese lojratioii It is ascertained that the published statement is incor rect that no protest had been made to the Stat! department hy the Chinese minister against the exclusion bill passed by eonircss on the 4th Inst The minister says he called in person at the department on the niornlnjf of the 5th and ill the alssence of Secretary lllaine saw Assistant Secretary Wharton and notified him that he would send to the department at once u, written protest aejaln-.t the bill which he nslied miht be laid b-fore the president immediate ly. The written protest reached the de partment ut :i o'clock of that day. The minister slates that he objects to the bill mainly for tho reason, first, that it renews the Scott law of lt-SS; second, it deprives the Chi nese of the rijrht of bill in hulieas corpus cases; thin!, it require reifls t rat ion of Chinese luborcfi which is practicnlly iinimssible for them to com ply with. They must all prove by white witnesses that they are lawfully entitled to be in the I'nitcd States, and, as the first exclusion law was passed in lssj, every Chinaman must produce be fore the collector of internal revenue a w hite witness who knew him ten years ajro and can swear that ho was in the I'nltetl States at that time. This law leaves the Issuance of the ccrtiUcate of registration entirely to the discretion of the revenue otli 't-r nnd provides no way of eompellinef him to do justice to the Chinaman. He must register and pro duce his evidence In the district where ho resides. His white, witnesses may be il.OOO miles away. Senators who have carefully examined the bill an nounced In th" son-it that its practical effect would b- to compel all Chinese laborers to leave th Cuited Stales within t'.iejvur llxed for registration. Senator Sherman, i hiirman of the for-i-iirti alTairs tnnitte", said this regis tration was similar to the slave regula tions in force before t li it civil war and to the ti'-ket of leave of the Australian convict system. VERY CRITICAL. A r.renh li the M lssllijil That Thr-at-riti'd t.re it Ilestriletl'iii -I'liint utioiin t'n tler .iter. liiti-.i Nvn.i.K, Miss., May 10. At alxtut ti o'clock yesterday uiorniiii the levee lit llrisiks' mill on the Arkansas side of the river; twenty-five miles south of Ci nville, (.'aw way after strenuous clYorts to hold it had proved futile. The break wits therefore not nnexi'ctcd. At'! p, in. the crevasse was U.'iO feet iu width. The levee was eiyht feet hi(fh. The -.-liter tlows directly into Otto bayou and then c into llayoii Marin. Alum! T.lltlil a 'res of Arkansas already planted in corn and cotton is inun dated, w hile the section of Louisiana near IkiVi-u Marin embraces a vast amount of land in cultivation that will lie tlisided. It !. stated hy those ac quainted with the jre-irraphy ' tho country tli.it M-i -on hills will prevent the water from rea. hin- Ten .as liasin. The labor in the Mo lded territory is badly ilciu ii'iili.'.ed an 1 the efoverntneiit lleets here has been appealed to by the citizens of the itlllieted district. The levees on the Mississippi are all intact. I.akk riaiviiiKNCK, La., May 10. ( apt. Townseiid. in cliaive of tit" Third l'tiited Stab's levee district, reached I'rovidcin-e yesterday nioriiiuLr ami im inediately wen, iilonef the line of the threatened leve in h r.kill' carefully in specting what was considered the dan-j-.'.'ous plii-'es. In response to a .ev tion. he s iil h- had seen worse levees; that lh" levees in Arkansas are tun -h weaker than those in this vicinity. SLEIGHING IN MAY. Ml Inches ol sieiiv In 'Iiim enlie, Wyo. lie-iiii-tfl Loss o! t iittle. ( ill VI N.M.. Wyo.. May It). There was ex. client sh'io-lilii-r here yest -rilay inorniiitr. Siio-.v had fallen t-i the d'-pth of a trill'- more than six inches. At 11 o'clock thes-.ui shone f it-a few moments nn '.'.int.' it soin-'wlia'. but it was decid edly 1 ajr.iin in the afterno.m Bil l evenius'. The injury t t rail'-' slock by the M'vere weath-r of I l.-.-ctnb -r last and th" hit storm', is appall iiur. Thu loss is estinnteil at over:!') percent. Owners say the calf crop w ill be sear.-e-lv worth branding. A county otli -er made :i trip t.i the e iiintry lit -t week, and on favorite wint-r I'fa.itiit jfr.nin I c Hinted lift y i-ar.-iiss -s in one aftcrno in. Ti.cre are hundred:, of dead a-iitn lis in all t!i" lat-cfe pasture and tie- em.ieiat cd. lifeh-s. fi'.im -s a'-e alinistin pile, i.itii- open mil anion.' the fo dhills. , . .. .. i .1 . 1 1. ...:.. .. .... 111 III" llvlcl llllll so j., Ol.oit civ.-il person il ear '. have thrive 1. The loss is less th in "i p i- ee it . a:-. 1 th t il " 'cs w ill b ht.tvier th in ever. Willi ir. hi 1 liinili crop .. Ab ml half a million sheep wiil b sheared iu the state. Ai-kniis.is Isltetl lly fjcloiic. M o li l.i 1 .1 ri N . Ark.. May 10. A severe cyclone p tss 'd s inthwest t-i northeast n ar Ibis place at d o'clock Sunday even in";, accompanied by a heavy rain. He ports came in yesterday showinef that there was (front destruction tif properly and that two persons were fatally in jured. The track of the storm was in some places a mile wide and ttmls-r. fences and out I ni ild iinfs were prostrated. The tree alest dnmsiife was done I i the Catholic in mastery three miles north of hi re. w here the ehur h and monastery buil. !ino were destroyed. They were valued nt tjl'j.oiil. Near there Matthew Uriel's house was blow n down and he and his children r -ceived injuries tlionyfht t i lie fata'. stliit'ke! tv thf llor. I'iiii von I ' 1 1 A . May '.01 he Mount V.'rnoii I'.aplist ehtin-h at Fourth n I M -mil Vernon streets, t'.nn len. w is st i 'i d bv th' sherilT yesb-rd iv on an execution held by the pisiir. K-v. J. IV Klan-binv. fir f..eJ-. The ihnr'li p-opettv is said t. 1-e worth f:!.o,n. I'll" . i. iiern ufation e . is formerly on ' of 'be stro infest in the city, but owinft i i-U't'tial iliss--ii,',ins the memls-rship dwindled dow n so that the chu-ch was no lonf. r self-sesfaininir. an 1 th- luse mont had to be rented out as a sh ie fe-totv Pastor I'.lan-l'urtr's claim is f .r in n.-y a Iv.in -e I to run the i hurch. s'ill tiiothi r lhrll-r l.-lim. Toil Aii l I niA.Mav HV-!Vathcl.T.m-tl t'l.-- twt'.fth vi, t r-i of the I'entral the ,.. - fiM. this mvtn'nir. when twelve v, 1.1 Hairy M . t ' loskcy .lied at the V nnsyHanhi hospital, this eitv. Mi-Cl--ki vw.is one of the most severely burned of all those taken to the hospital the ni.ifht of tin' lire. Snow In t t-lorntla. ld;i -H, Col.. Mav 111 Snow and rain foil all day yesterday with but slipht i t; -r.eJs-i-t.s Th- w-e-iti r war- cold ;'. i i f t ec ' o.'in -'.'li intles. will be' t:ie l-qrilt-st on cat tie ever know n.