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JXD .VOTT IT WILL RUN UNTIL THE
FOURTH OF JULY.
The House Ratifies the Action of the Ro :
ppbllcan Caucus-Speaker Kt-ifer Makes
a Speech, Containing the Usnal Amount
of Tally— Senator Pugh's Bomb Shell -
He Proposes an Equal Divide on the Sen
ate Commlttocs Sherman on lined With
a Refunding: Hill.
Washington, Dec. Senator Davis form
ally convened the chamber at noon.
The credentials of Senator-elect Windom
were presented and he was duly qualified and
entered upon his duties.
Resolutions for committees of notification
of the house of representatives and the presi
dent in forming tho organization of the sen
ate, were adopted.
A large number of bills were introduced,
among them the following : By Garland, for
the appointment of commission to investigate
questions of tariff and revenue laws ; by Beck,
for returning trade dollars and recoining
them into standard dollars ; by Miller
(California), to enforce the treaty stip
ulations relative to the Chinese; by Conger
to promote the efficiency of the life-saving
service; by Windom, to Incorporate the Gar
field memorial hospital; by Logan, to place
I. S. Grant upon the retired list of the army.
A recess was taken till 2:30 p. m. to await
notification of the organization. "
Among the petitions introduced and tem
porarily laid on the table were a number on
unjust discriminations in railroaJ rates, and
to forbid alleged extortions in freight and
transportation charges; by Logan, from the
army officers, for the compulsory retirement
of officers after forty five years service.
Ferry submitted a resolution instructing
the committee on patents to consider and re
port, by bill or otherwise, such proposed leg
islation as shall protect all innocent purcha
sers and users of any device, invention or ar
ticle patented under the laws of the United
States from the payment or obligation to pay
any royalty for such purchase or use of any
patented article abandoned to the pub
lic or general use by the inventor or
patentee, or from the patent of any
royalty for such purchase or use of any pat
ented article whatever, unless the claim there
for shall be made or represented by the invent
or or patentee to the purchaser or user of the
same within two years after such purchase or
first use of the device or article claimed to
have been patented. Ferry asked present con
sideration of the same, but the resolution was
laid over one day under the rules.
Senator Sherman introduced a bill to pro
vide for the issue of 3 psr cent, bonds. This
bill authorizes the secretary or any assistant
secretary of the treasury to receive lawful
money of the United States to the amount of
$50 or any multiple of that sum and to issue
in exchange therefor an equal amount of reg
istered or coupon bonds of the United
States, hearing interest at the
rate of 3 per cent, per annum, pay
able quarterly orscmi-annually at the treasury
such bonds to be exempt from all taxation, to
be payable at the treasury after January 1,
ISS7, and the money received for these bonds
to be applied solely to the redemption of B,^
per cent. bonds. The aggregate
amount to be deposited under this
act is not to exceed $300,C0_),000.
Senator Edmunds offered a resolution to
continue the committees as they existed at
Senator Vugh moved an amendment au
thorizing the present senate to decide wheth
er the committees shall be equally or other
wise divided between the two political parties,
laid over without action, and the senate ad
The a£senililirtg of the Irst regular session
of the forty-jeventh congress, had the effect of
drawing a vast number of visitors. By 11
o'clock every seat m the galleries of the house
of representatives was filled. Keifer stood for
a short time In the roar of the desk, and was
warmiy congratulated by hi 3 colleagues on
his success in obtaining the nomination far
At noon the clerk of the house, Adams,
called the body to order, and announced the
opening of the session. He then called the
roll, tbe roll showing "90 representatives pres
ent, the absentees being two, Mills and Deus
Nominations for speaker being in order,
Kt-iC-r was put in nomination by Robeson,
Randall by House, and Ford by Murch. Bur
rows (Mich.), Holman, McCook and Ladd
were appointed tellers. The roll was called
and resulted as follows: whole number of
votes, 285; necessary for a choice, 143; for
Keifer, 148; Randall; 189; Ford, S. Those vot
ing for Ford were Brumm, Burrows (Mo.),
Hazeltlne, Jones (Tex.), Ladd, Mesgrave,
Men cli and Rice (Mo.) None of tbe candi
dates voted. Fulkeison and Paul, Virginia
teadjusters, voted for Keifer.
The result having been announced, Keifer
was escorted to the sp?nker"s chair by Randall
aud Hiscock, and took the oath of office,
which was administered by Kelley, of Penn
sylvania, as the oldest member iv point of
the srEAKcn'a abdiiess.
Speaker Keifer, when the applause had
subsided which grattc-d his appearance at the
speaker's desk, spoke as follows:
Gentlemen of the house of representatives, I
thank you with heartfelt gratitude, for the
distinguished honor conferred on me by my
election as your sneaker. I will assume the
powers of this high'offiee with, I trust, a due
share of diffidence and distrust of my own
ability to meet them acceptably to yon and to
the country. I believe that you,' as a body
and as individuals, will give me hearty sup
port in vhe discharge of my duties. I promise
to dev»te myself faithfully and assiduously
to the work before me. I invoke you
and the country's charitable judgment
on all my official acts. I will strive to be
just to all, regardless of party or section.
Where party principle is involved I will be
found to be a Republican, but in all other re
spects I hope to bo able to act free from party
ties. It b a singular fact, that at this most
prosperous time in our national history, no
party in either b.-anch of congress has an
absolute majority over all otner parties,
and it is therefore peculiarly fortunate that at
no other time since, and for many years prior
to the accession of Abraham Lincoln to the
executive chair, has there been so few unset
tled vital questions of a national chararcter,in
relation to which party lines have been closely
drawn. The national prosperity of the people
is in advance of any other period in the his
tory of our government. Violence of party
spirit has" subsided, and many of
the reasons for its existence are gone. "While
the universal tendency of the people is to
sustain and continne to build upon this un
paralelled prosperity, it should De our highest
aim t* permanently promote and not cripple
it. This congress should be, and I profoundly
hope will be, marked peculiarly as a business
congress. It may be true that additional laws
are jet necessary to cive to every citizen the
complete and peaceable exercise of all his
political rights, but with evenly balanced
party power, with few grounds for party
strife, aod with no impending presidential
election to distract us from purely legislative
duties, I venture to suggest the preseut as an
auspicious time to enact laws to guard against
a recurrence of the dangers to our institutions
and insure tranqnility at perilous times in the
future. Again thanking you for tbe honor
conferred, ard again invoking your aid and
generous judgment, lam ready to take the
oath prescribed by the law and the constitu
tion, and forthwith proceed, with my best
ability, guided by a sincere and honest pur
pose, to discharge tlie duties belonging to the
office to which you have elected me. (Great
The work of swearing in members was com
menced, Alabama being the first state called.
Jones (Texas) objected to the oath being ad
ministered to Jas. Wheeler, of Alabama, and
asked that I o be compelled to stand aside.
Mr. Randail asked the reason for this ac
tion. The speaker stated that the matter
would be postponed until the oath had been
administered to the other members. Mr. Ran
dall contended that the eentleman could not
be compelled to stand aside, but might do so
if he desired, and it was fin&lly decided he
should stand aside until the members to whom
there was no objection were sworn.
Mr. Sprineer objected to the swearing in of
Catts, of Iowa; Van Vorhes, of New York;
King, of Louisiana, and Moore, of Tennessee,
which caused a good deal of laughter. All of
these gentlemen stood aside. Objections were
further made to the qualifying of Wadsworth,
Van Vorhes, Dibbles and Moore, of Tennessee.
After the work of swearing members to whom
there was no objection had been con
cluded, the case of Wheeler was taken
up but as he had prima facie right to the seat
there was no strenuous objection made and he
was finally allowed to qualify. All o. jections
with the exception of that against Chalmers
and against Dibbles, having been withdrawn,
the gentlemen were sworn in.
Mr. Moore offered a resolution referring
Chalmer's case to the committees on elections,
when appointed, but on motion of Townsend,
of Illinois, the resolution was laid on the table
and the oath of office administered to Chalmers.
The oath of office was also administered to
Dibble, and Speaker Keifer announced the roll
of the house completed. All the Republican
caucus nominees for house offices were then
elected and sworn in, Chaplain Powers by
special vote. Hiscock, Orth and Reagan were
appointed a committee to wait on the presi
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The President's message will be transmitted
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siring supplements containing the document
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A Reporter Describes Her Style of living.
[New York Dramatic News.]
The widow of Abrham Lincoln is lead
ing a lonely and almost neglected life in
this city. In the two-pair back room of
a combined Turko-Russo-Electro bath es
tablishment and hotel on West Twenty
sixth street, she passes a dull and suffer
ing existence on a sofa, supported with
pillows. Her room is plainly furnished.
Her wants are ministered to by hired ser
vants, and these even she cannot choose,
or have always with her, because of the
expense. In* fact, the loved and honored
wife of the man who, more than all oth
ers, since Washington, the country has
pretended to delight in honoring, is seem
ingly sunk in oblivion, and is permitted
to be poor.
Mrs. Lincoln was recently visited -by a
reporter of the Dramatic Neics. He was
presented to a lady, who, but for the
traces of suffering on her face, would
seem not above fifty years of age. She
was attired in the deep mourning that
she donned-af ter the 15 th of April, 1865.
She possesses an excellent memory, and
her ideas were clearly and unmistakably
expressed. Various accounts of \ Mrs.
Lincoln's mental condition, some going
to the extreme of alleging insanity, have
been current in different newspapers
throughout the land, and the continuous
reprint has gained credence through con
stant reiteration. Whatever may
have been, there was nothing in the
Mrs. Lincoln that the Dramatic News re
porter met to cause a suspicion of aught
but a mind well balanced, together with
occasional flashes of a native spirit that
adversity and physical affliction have not
succeeded in breaking, and a keen con
sciousness of being left studiously alone.
Mrs. Lincoln remembers the quondam
friends to her once puissant, husband and
herself, and she does not forget that they
have shamefully forgotton both her and
the martyr's memory.
Mrs. Lincoln related many interesting
reminiscences of their once happy home
"After that terrible calamity in Wash
ington," she said, "my health was seri
ously affected. Then .afterward came
the affliction of my son's health. This
was bad enough, but, by some strange
fatality, I was maligned, and made an
object for bitter sayings. It was to escape
this unmerited and incomprehensible
abuse that I went abroad. Misfortune
had not ceased to follow me, for one day
I had a fall, striking my spine upon a
sofa, sustaining a terrible, and I am
convinced almost beyond hope, a lasting
injury. I have nevfcr felt well for a
day. Since my return 1 have made a
visit to Springfield, 111., and I never ex
pect to make another. The rest of the
time I have spent in New York. My son,
Robert, who is in the cabinet, and his
wife, Mary, visit me as often as possible,
once every two or three weeks. It is
true they have asked me time and agais,
to go to Washington, but, much as 1
would like to be with them and their
three dear little children, I do not think
1 can ever wish to go to Washington
again. Besides, the tenure of official
position is uncertain. They do not
know themselves whether they will re
main there or not, and I know they have
not more than they need for themselves,
living on the scale they are obliged to.
He has, besides his salary, only the result
of his practice, and he is a young man
"He has his father's name," said the
reporter softly, feeling that the thought
inspired him with reverence.
"1 am here under the care of Dr. Lewis
A. Sayre, and of ht3 kindness 1 cannot
say enough. He is truly one of my oldest
friends. We were children together at
school in Lexington, Ky. My life has
little to lighten it, Avere it not for a few
of the ladies in the house who sometimes
kindly come in to see me, and Dr. Miller,
who has this establishment,and does all he
can to make me comfortable. I feel as
if my life depended upon these electric
baths. On Sunday I cannot take the
treatment, and 1 get very weak and low
spirited because of it. lam entirely de
pendent upon others to move about. I
cannot walk without the support of a
strong arm to my back. I am daily
borne down the staircase to the baths,
and up to my room again by a colored
boy who works here. He does his task
cheerfully, and is my main reliance. I
cannot get fresh air, which in this sea
board climate would do me good."
"I should think that you would make
the most of this bracing weather in
riding?" suggested the reporter.
"I cannot, because I feel it is beyond
my means. Everything is so expensive
here, and yet I cannot live elsewhere and
have the advantages of these baths. I
do not feel that I can have a waiting
maid entirely for my own service. This
room and the baths together cost me $200
per month. Then my meals, which must
be brought to me, since I cannot go to
them, are proportionately expensive.
First class medical treatment in New
York costs a large sum, so that you can
easily believe my income, although it
may seem large to those who are not
acquainted with the expenses of living
in large cities, and especially of what it
costs a helpless invalid, gives me cause
for anxiety. If my husband had lived I
would have never been obliged to- think
of money. I have said to him in the days
when he was in office, and when he would
spend money with others with unlimited
generosity, 'Husband, have a care, or you
will go out of this office in debt*' He
would answer that when his term ex
pired he would resume his law
practice, and could in a few years provide '
for our old age. And he would, too; my
husband could never live without work
ing." Mrs. Lincoln's existing income, all
told, cannot exceed $3,500 or $4,000. Any
one having knowledge of the cost of
living as she is living now, even with the
economy of inhabiting a "two-pair back"
room, together with the constant attend
ance of a first-class and fashionable M.
D., will know that the invalid widow of
the martyred president has need to worry
for the future.
In Mankato the other day while thrash
ing wheat, two young men by the name of
Thorstad and Samuel Cookson, were cut
ting apart with axes outside tiers of
frozen bundles, when the ax of Cookson
accidentally glanced and struck Thorstad
in the side "of the head, making an ugl,
gash. The blow rendering him uncon
scious, briefly, and was thought to be
fatal, and would have been, had the blow
been received on the top of the head.
Text of Sherman'* Funding Bill and the
Garland Tariff Windom to be In
vestlgated—Republican Caucus— Another
" Crank," Claiming to he the "True
' ALL A MISTAKE.
Washington, Dec. s.— Martinez, the Chil
ian minister here, received to-day a cable dis
patch from Vienna, secretary of the Chilian
legation at Paris, calling his attention to a
paragraph published in the London Standard,
December Ist, and republished In the United
States, in which Secretary Vicuna is reported
to have said the Chilians had suppressed Cal
deron's government, to which the United
States had extended special patronage. Secre
tary Vicuna, in his dispatch, asserts he said
nothing whatever about patronage of the
United States.and intimates that the Standard
purposely misquoted him or put words in his
mouth which he never used. He also declares
that his language in the correspondence al
luded to in the Standard was most respectful
toward the United States. Martinez believes
the circulation in | England and the United
States of the expression erroneously attributed
to Vicuna, was promoted by persons who de
sire to create a prejudice in both : countries
against Chili and ' thus unsettle the present
friendly relations between Chili and the United
States. .-'>, -;.;v ' ~~i :-Z\
SHERMAN'S FUNDING BILL.
The following is the text of the 3 per cent,
funding bill introduced in the senate by Sena
Be it enacted, etc.: Section 1, That the
secretary of the treasury is hereby authorized
to receive at the treasury of the United States
lawful money or the United States
to the amount of $50, or any
multiple of that sum, and to issue in ex
change therefor an equal amount of registered
or coupon bonds of the United States, of the
denomination of $50, $100, $500, $1,000 and
$10,000, of such form as he may prescribe,
bearing interest at the rate of 3 per cent, per
annum, payable at the pleasure of the United
States alter the first day of January, 1887; the
order of their payment to be determined by
law, or in the absence of such legislation, by
laws and regulations to be prescribed by the
secretary of the treasury. The money de
posited under this act shall be promptly ap
plied solely to the redemption of the bonds of
the United States bearing 3>£ per cent, inter
est, and the aggregate amount of deposits
under this act shall not exceed the sum of
ANOTHER "CRANK." t:^ '
Prof. J. W. Shevely, who calls himself the
"True Messiah," arrived in this city Thurs
day, and took rooms on Sixth street. He at
once aderessed letters to Judge Cox, Judge
Porter and others connected with the Guiteau
trial, to convince them of the fallacy of Gui
teau's inspiration. In his letter to Judge Cox
he desired to be put .upon the stand to con
front Guiteau, and to tell the court where and
how to find the lawful deity of the Republican
pijrty. The police were notified, and this
morning arrested him. lie will be sent to the
GOING FOR WINDOM.
Representative Carlisle says with reference
to a published report that he will soon intro
duce a resolution to investigate Secretary
Windom's financial policy, that he does not
contemplate introducing any such resolution,
althougn when financial topics] come up for
action in the house, Windom's policy will
doubtless be fully discussed.
Senator Garland's bill, for a commission to
examine into the subject of the tariff, with a
view of facilitating legislation in reference
thereto, is proposed as a substitute for the
Eaton bill of 1880, and provides for
nine commissioners, namely, three
senators, three representatives and three
civilians, who are to enquire into the relative
effects of the tariff upon the industries of the
country, upon the consumer and producer;
into the relative merits of the specific' and ad
valorem systems; and'Tvhat, If any, improper
discriminations exist; what changes are neces
sary, and whether the law cannot be simplified.
V ; BETTER LATE THAN NEVER.
Latham's bill for the punishment of at
tempts to take the life of the president of the
United States or others charged with the du
ties of the office of president of the United
States, prefers punishment upon conviction by
imprisonment for life; such imprisonment to
be by solitary confinement or hard labor, in the
discretion of the court.
CONFEDERATE CURRENCY. v-£££
United States Treasurer Gillfillan informed
a correspondent, who had applied to him for
information on the subject of confederate
state notes, that the United States government
had never made an offer for such currency and
does not desire any.
During the week ending ©ecember 3, 531,
--500 standard silver dollars were put into cir
culation, against 352,429 for the correspond
ing week in 1880.
Concerning the chairmanships of the various
committees of the house the impression pre
vails that Judge Kelly, of Pennsylvania, will
be appointed chairman of committee on appro
priations; Kasson, chairman of committee on
foreign affairs; Robeson, chairman of com
mittee on naval affairs, and either Crapo, of
Massachusetts, or Townsend, of Ohio, chair
man of committee on banking and currency.
Dunnell is mentioned as the probable chair
man of committee on public lands.
There is some dissatisfaction among the
Democratic senators with the sergeant-at
arms Bright. He discharged several Demo
cratic employees and appointed Republicans
for Republican senators and the Democrats
protest against this. Rev. Dr. Power, pastor
of the church the late President Garfield at
tended was elected chaplain of the house.
But there was Republican oppo
sition. This alarmed him. Last sum
mer he preached a sermon which
was telegraphed to the western associated
press, in wfeich he referred to political influ
ences and alluded to the assassination of Gar
field, and said: "Had there been no stalwart
contest against the prerogative of the
executive, there would have been
no such assault on the president's
life. Guiteau's crime is but the terrible prod
uct of the bitter, shameless, inflamma
tory attacks indulged in persistently by those
who have only personal ends to serve, and
who were dissatisfied with the executive ac
tion, not because it affected the interest of the
country, but because it interfered with private
The Republican senators, soon after ad
journment, held a brief caucus and unani
mously agreed to support Edmund's resolution
which provides for continuing the senate com
mittees as they existed last year. It was pointed
out during interchange of views that Pugh's
amendment proposing to confer authority
upon the president of the senate to divide the
committees equally between the two political
parties, cannot be adopted if Judge Davis
should be willing to vote on the question, and
vote affirmatively, for the Republicans, rein
forced by Senator Mahone, consist of 38 votes
against it, and the Democrats will have only
38 if the presldeat of the senate votes with
them. A general confidence was also ex
pressed that Judge Davis will not vote against
the adoption of Edmunds' resolution, and
unless he does so vote, or unless
the Democrats prevent action upon
It by dilatory proceedings, It will be adopted,
and the work of the committees may be com
menced within the next few days. Tbe ques
tion of attempting to procure a new election
of senate officers was not mentioned in the
WHT IT WAS HELD.
Senator Pugh introduced a resolution this
afternoon to divide the committees between
the Republicans and Democrats. This induced
the Republican senators to hold a caucus at
which they decided to insist upon having all
the committees. The talk in the caucus was
to the effect that the Democrats have the sec
retary and sergeant-at-arms with subordinate
officers, and the Republicans are entitled to
the committees. These who assumed to have
information stated that President Davis, of the
senate, had indicated he would not
vote for any change of organization, that his
vote would not assist to turn out the present
officers, and from this it was concluded he in
tends to vote to give the Republicans the
committees. This talk indicates that the
Republicans do not expect to be able to elect
officers at this session.
According to the returns of the late
election in Le Sueur county, there are
eight Republican and eight Democratic
towns. Honors are lost in Le Sueur
ST, PAUL, TUESDAY MOBNIM, DECEMBEB 6, 1881.
The Bed Ribbon club is alive and ac
tive in Glencoe.
Steel rails are now laid on the Winona
& St. Peter railroad as far west as Sleepy
The Little Falls Transcript has changed
hands and is now run by Simmons &
Work has been about stopped on the
north wing of the hospital for.the insane
in St. Peter.
Theodore Tilton has engagements for
lecturing at several places in Minnesota
Eight tugs, five sailing vessels and
three large propellors are now in winter
quarters at Duluth.
The Tribune states the amount invested
in building improvements in Sauk Center
the current year at $78,850. .
The projected new hotel company of
Duluth has been legally incorporated—
the new hotel to cost §100,000.
The festival of the ladies of the Con
gregational church in Monticello,
Thanksgiving day, netted $48.
The bondsmen of the defaulting post
master at Albert Lea have paid the
amount of the defalcation, $600.
A disciple of Bob Ingersoll disturbed
the services of the Methodist church in
Northfleld on a late Sunday evening.
The hardware store of B. B. Pullen, of
At water was burglarized the other night
and some $25 in silver change taken.
Four of the seven prisoners in the jail
at Red Wing broke out the other night.
One of the three who did not escape is
charged with murder.
Last week two proselyting Mormon el
ders held forth in the school house at
Kirkhoven, Swift county. They did not
succeed in gathering in any recruits.
During the month of November there
were paid into the village treasury of
Duluth, for fines collected, $50 more than
enough to pay off the entire police force.
The stockholders of the creamery com
pany of Albert Lea lost between $500 and
$700 this year, although their creamery
turned out over 30,000 pounds of butter.
The Ada Alert, says the name Normon
was given the recently organized new
county, in honor of the large Scandinav
ion population within the limits of the
On a recent Sunday a young man in
Burns, Sherburne county, fired off a re
volver into the palm of the hand. After
the shot he knew the pistol had been
There have been twenty-three deaths
from smallpox in Steams county. The
health officer reports that the community
has been put under quarantine, and. the
disease is fully under control.
Nearly 100,000 copies of the Minnesota
emigration pamphlet have been lately
published in five different languages.
They are to be distributed freely through
foreign countries to stimulate emigration.
Last week a little two-year old girl of
Mr. and Mrs. Orrin Brown, of Waba
shaw, sat down in a kettle of hot water
which the mother had carelessly set on
the floor. The child was terribly scald
ed and lived but a short time.
Blue Earth City Journal, Nov. 28: It
gives us great pleasure to be able an
nounce that Senator Johnson, who has
been really dangerously ill sinco our last
issue, is decidedly better this morning,
and now considered out of danger.
On the night of November 29, the
postoffice in Farmington, Dakota county,
was burglarized, the safe blown open and
from $700 to $800 in money taken. Sev
eral hundred dollars' worth <#• stamps
were overlooked by the burglars. No
Last week, in the darkness of the even
ing, John Plummer, of Faribault, was
knocked down on the street by a horse
and ouggy, and sustained a fracture of
the skull. He was taken up in an uncon
scious state and so remained at last dates.
The physicians say his injuries are fatal.
The Cannon Falls Beacon says : Some
time ago John Morell caught an owl in a
trap, fle wrote a few lines and put them
in a small bottle and tied it around the
owl's neck and let it go. Six weeks after
ward John Anderson shot the o .vl near
White Rock, about twelve miles from
where it was caught, with the bottle still
on his neck.
Glencoe Enterprise, November 30: The
trial of Charles R. Hayes for the murder
of James E. Chesley was abruptly termi
nated last week when the prosecution
had their evidence partly in, by one of
the jurors— Edward Mulvancy—-becom
ing sick, when Judge McDonald ad
journed the case to an extra term to be
held the first week in January.
The wood famine and high price is
bringing about an extensive use of coal.
In Fountain and Fillmore counties, a
large number arc using coal, and are
much pleased with the change. The
opinion is expressed that coal will be
pretty universally used in Fountain an
other year, and what is true of Fountain,
is true in hundreds of other localities.
H. A. Baxter, a prominent business
man of Lac gui Parle, died recently of
smallpox. He contracted the disease in
Chicago, where he had gone to dispose of
several carloads of live stock. He re
turned home, was taken down with the
dread disease, and died. He leaves a wife
and five children. All possible precau
tions were taken to prevent the spread of
Rochester Record and Union, George
Baihly purchased ■ line cow in Marion,
and hitched her t<> ins wagon to bring her
into the city. The bovine did'nt take
kindly to it, but re i*ed a muss. She over
turned the wagon two or three times,
and the only way Mr. Baihly could get
her here was to kill her in the road and
load her in the wagon.
Red Wing Republican, Dec. 3; It is
reported that a couple of foot- pads pre
sented revolvers at one Ned. E. White
on the Island road and demanded his
money, when he, reaching into his pock
et, as for his purse, grabbed his sling
shot, with which he knocked one on the
head, kicking the other over at the same
time, and then took to his heels, saving
both money and life.
Le Sueur IFews: The farmers are slowly
learning the lesson that exclusive wheat
raising will surely impoverish the tillep
of the soil in this country, and we are
glad to notice that they are turning more
attention to corn, oats, amber cane, and
live stock, every year. Cattle, hogs and
all kinds of pouluy find a ready market
in Le Sueur the year around, and are cash
to the producer.
N. P. Johnson, a farmer living in St.
Peter, was severely gored by a buli the
other day, which he went to feed in his
barn. Both of his thighs were terribly
torn by the horns of the infuriated beast.
Mr. J. does not know how he got out of
the bull's way, but the supposition is that
he must have been thrown out by the
bull. Mr. J. was unconscious when
found. His injuries are dangerous, but
hopes of his recovery are entertained.
The bull in his rage broke off one of his
Sauk Centre Herald, Dec. 2: A sad and
distressing accident resulting in the
death of George B. Virgcn, an old and
esteemed citizen of West Union, occurred
Tuesday evening. It seems that he was
sitting on the iron railing around the
basement of the Sank Centre
house, when suddenly losing his
balance, he fell over backward, and
down to the foot of the stairs, a distance
of about ten feet. He was picked up at
once and carried into the room, and med
ical aid summoned, but of no avail. He
lingered along in an unconscious state
until Wednesday morning, when death
ACTING HIS PART.
GUITEAU PLAYING THE CRANK TO
Would Bather be Huns as a Han Than
Acquitted as a Fool— Number of Medi
cal Experts on the Stand Yesterday—
. President Arthur Subpoenaed—Testi
mony for the Defense About All Id. '
ARTHUR SVBPCENAED. -
Washington, Dec. s.— The opening of the
Guiteau trial was delayed till 11 o'clock. The
court room was crowded a3 usual. Speaker
Randall appeared in answer to a subpoena. He
was quite at a loss to know why he had been
summoned or what he was expected to testify
to. - Defense , also subpoenaed President Ar
thur, but will not summon him to appear un
til after Scoyllle has gained his assent. Sco
ville has an appointment to call upon him at 4
o'clock this afternoon. Guiteau has stated
that he had interviews with President Arthur
during the late canvass, and it is known that
he has written several letters to the president,
which letters he still has in his possession.
The defense wish them to go before the Jury.
' THE ASSASSIN FRIGHTENED.
Guiteau was late in arriving ;at the court
house. An immense crowd lined the sidewalks,
and upon alighting from the van the assassin
evinced unusual trepidation, and begged the
officers to take him around to the^luck en
trance, lie was assured the escort was ample,
and with trembling steps and cringing gait
he quickly shuffled through the angry, crowd.
RANDALL EXCUSED. -
.". Randall desired to be excused till Wednes
day. ScoviDe stated to Randall that all he
desired proved by him was that in his opinion
the success of the Democratic party ; would
not have disrupted the country. Inasmuch as
Senator Davis had alieadv given his views on
this point, Scoville said he would excuse Ran
dall from further service. '■'. ;_ r ; '.-■■ , ;
Dr. Eennan, managing editor of the Chicago
Medical Review, was called upon to give his
opinion, but before he could testify, Guiteau
made a little speech in which he said he want
ed experts to pass upon the question whether
he, being impelled by the deity to shoot Presi
dent Gar tie Id, was insane? The testimony
then went on, Dr. Kennan giving it as his
opinion that the prisoner was insane. The
prosecution entered into a lengthy cross-exam
ination of the witness.
During the testimony Davidge maintained
that John W. Guiteau had sworn positively
that the prisoner's father was not insane.
, Guiteau— "We will show by all Freeportthat
he was insane." ' * - * *-'■".
Davidge— "Never mind, we will take care
of that." . . v
Guiteau— "Everybody knows that my father
was badly cracked. He was a good man, but
badly cracked on religion."
The witness believed in . moral insanity, in
certain rare cases, rendering a man irresponsi
ble . Witness based his judgment of Guiteau's
insanity upon hereditary taint, upon impar
tial judgment*- exaltation of emotions, and
upon inspiration, which also includes the mo
tive. Witness admitted that when a man
committed crime while acting under the de
lusion of divine inspiration, and then con
ducted himself precisely as a criminal would
do, it would be presumptive against his in
Guiteau, who was quietly but intently fol
lowing witness, here broke in excitedly, say
ing: » "Nothing of that is the case."
, Judge Davidge—' w« will see." ; "
Guiteau, (angrily)— " You are going , too
fas\, ; *his matter. •We want facts, not your
judgment. The ! witness had stated the thing
right. The Lord injects into the spirit, and
then lets a man use his own judgment to work
it out. That's just my case. That's the way
I get my inspiration. The Lord don't employ
fools to do his work. He gets the best
material." -. •
Davidge then put in a hypothetical term
like "a common, vulgar criminal." Guiteau
turned to Davidge, and wit an air of immense
superiority, said : "There's nothing vulgar
about the case. It's all high-toned." (laugh
ter, quickly suppressed by the court.) .'. •' •
DENOUNCING HIS WIPE.
Guiteau suddenly interrupted the examina
tion, and, despite Scoville's efforts to restrain
him, broke out in a severe denunciation of his
wife, saying he had ju6t noticed a
discourse from her which : was full
of misstatements, and if she came into court
to testify against him he would show her up.
He rattled on for several minutes but quickly
kept still. <
Witness was about to be dismissed when
Guiteau detained him and said, with an air of
great seriousness, "Doctor, I want to ask you
where herreditary nimbus of the brain exists,
wont a man show it whenever there is cause?"
The witness responded in the ; affirmative.
"That will do," said Guiteau. Recess.
Richard I. Henton, editor of the Washing
ton Gazette, had seen the prisoner at the Re
publican headquarters in New York and
formed the opinion that he was exceedingly
111-balanced and egotistic. The witness was
asked what he , thought of the prisoner's
speech, Garfield and Hancock, and replied
that in his opinion it was a ridiculous, dis
jointed affair. Guiteau became very much in
censed and shouted out: "Well, it wasn't
nothing of the kind. You don't know what
you are talking about. My speech received
the indorsement of the best men. In the coun
try." ." ..■-...-:". ...-■ .:.- ■..:.•■-
The witness resumed by saying the prisoner
seemed to bra perfect nuisance about the
rooms, but was interrupted by Guiteau, who
retorted: "You were ; the nuisance yourself.
I'd rather be hung as a man than acquitted as
a fool, and I won't have any more of this kind
of evidence." -Witness akded: "He was a
laughing-stock, as far as I could see." Gui
teau became greatly enraged, ttnd turning to
Scoville, said: "If you put any more of
these cranky fellows on the stand I'll square
you again. 'Twas a great piece of imperti
nence on your part to put Judge Davis on the
stand without '. consulting . me. I'm no fool,
and I won't allow you to make me out one."
EXPERTS ON INSANITY.
Dr. Chas. A. Nicholas, of Bloomdale asylum,
replied to a hypothetical question proposed
by Scoville : "If the evidence to which I have
listened is correct, I should say the prisoner
Some discussion arose in relation to the
foam of questions proposed touching on the
responsibility of the prisoner, and the witness
was allowed to retire for the present.
Dr. JFolsom, of Boston, thought if the hy
pothetical proposition put by Scoville wa9
correct in all particulars, tbe prisoner was in
sane when he shot President Garfield.
Dr. Samuel Worcester, of Salem, declined to
express an opinion until counsel explained
what he meant by the term "inspirational."
Guiteau, impatiently— "When it is an in
spiration by the Deity on my mind of a
thought and power foreign to my own will
and mind. That's what's meant. I've told
you a dozen times."
Witness was finally told by Scoville to stand
Dr. Wm. W. Godding, of the government
asylumn for the insane at Washington,
thought that at the time set forth in the hy
pothetical question, if it were true, the pris
oner was undoubtedly insane.
Dr. James H. Me Bride, of Milwaukee, and
Dr. Charming, of Brookline, Mass., also
thought, taking all tbe hypothetical proposi
tions to be true, that the prisoner was insane.
Dr. W. T. Fisher, of Boston, would dislike
to be confined to to the statement of facts
contained in the hypothetical questions, but if
compelled to answer would say he should
judge the prisoner was insane. Witness was
informed by the prosecution they would want
him as a witness.
ScovJle announced he had no more witness
es present and would introduce bat two or
three more before closing the case.
Guiteau interrupted and demanded that
subpoenas be issued for Gen. Grant, Senator
Conkling, Gov. Jewitt and others he men
tioned Saturday. Finding no objection was
made to Ms interruption, Guiteau proceeded
to make an incoherent harangue, while his
counsel smiled complacently, as feeling that
the prisoner was making more headway with
the jury than any expert testimony could com
pass. He was finally silenced by Judge Cox,
and Scoville read from Guiteau's book
"Truth" until the hour of adjournment.
London, Dec. s.— The Daily Telegraph,
discussing the question of Guiteau's madness,
says: In such cases the verdict of mankind at
large is more to be trusted tnan the jury, and
individually tbe general voice demand* that
Guiteau shall pay the penalty of his crime.
m^^^^^^. ~^^^^ ™ ■ -.■•
A WATBBY GRAVE.
Total* Loss of the Steamer Jane Miller,
With Passenger* and Grew.
Wiabton, Ont, Dec. s.— The tug towing
Wright left Owens Saturday morning to look
around the island in Georgian Bay for some
trace of the missing steamer, Jane Miller. She
arrived here to-night, having on board three
bedsteads, three oars, some pins out of the
life boat, a piece of a mast, a steamer's gang
plank and a pail rack. All were identified
as having belonged to the Jane Miller. She
also had some kegs of butter, with Capt.
Port's brand on them. All of these articles
were found on White Cloud island, and are
ominous of the fate of the missing steamer.
The Jane Miller left Meaford on the 23d of
November with a heavy load of freight, on
her last trip to Michael's Bay, Manitoulin
island. Her last port of sail was at Big hay,
where she took on freight,and left for Spencer's
dock, a short distance off, for fuel, after
which she intended going to Lion's Head, for
which place she had some ten tons of freight.
It was blowing a strong gale from the south
west at the time, and as ehe never made this
last port it is supposed that she foundered
near White Cloud island and went down sud
denly with all on board.
Some twentv-flve persons mado up the crew
and passengers, but it is impossible as yet to
to ascertain the exact number. So far as can
be learned the following were on board: An
drew Port, captain; Richard Port,
mate; Fred Port> purser; J. Christison,
engineer; Alexander Scales, wheelsman;
and four deck hands whose names cannot be
ascertained— all from the village of Wiarton.
Passengers: James Walker, Janesville; Lyman
Vader and a man and wife, all from Medford
and bound for Michaels Bay. A nnmber of
passengers, also, from here for Lions Head,
to work at Walls Mills, were on board, but
their names are not given.
The Jane Miller was built at Little Current,
Manitoulin island, in 1879. She was pur
chased in the spring of 1880 by Capt. Port, and
has been running between here and
ports of the South side of Manitoulin Island,
she was classed by the L'.oyds "A, 2m ," val
ued at $80,000, add insured in tbe Phoenix
insurance company for $50,000. The Miller
was considered a staunch little propeller, and
has weathered a number of severe gales. Capt.
Port was recognized as a most skillful officer
and a man of superior judgment in handling
his craft. He leaves a wife and family of
grown-up children. The engineer, Christison,'
also leaves a family.
FOILED BY A. FEMALE.
Desperate Attempt to Escape by a Colora
do Stage Robbsr— The Escape Prevented
by the Brave Action of a Lady.
Detroit, Dec. s.— On Saturday, on the day
express from Chicago over the Michigan Cen
tral, a desperate struggle took place between
Henry White, alias Burton, a stage robber,
bandit, and desperado, enroute to the Detroit
house of correction, and United States Mar
shall, P. P. Wilcox, of Denver, Colorado, who
had him In custody. White, who had been ap
parently engaged in reading a paper, suddenly
rose in his seat and furiously attacked the
officer with his hand cuffs, the lock
of which he had picked wijh a tooth
pick, thus releasing his hands,
his feet being shackled, which alone prevent
ed his escape. The passengers all fled from
the car, except a plucky woman, Mrs. Smith
son, of Denver, who rendered valuable aid by
throwing her arms about the neck of the des
perado, hampering him in his struggle. The
marshal was at first somewhat stunned by the
blows from the hnndcuffs, which came thick
and fast, while he also succeeded in wrenching
his revolver from him, which he attempted to
fire, but failed to discharge. Two guards in
the baggage car smoking, were finally apprais
ed of what was going on, and hastened to the
rescue of their chief. The villain was soon
brought under subjection.
White is a notorious murderer, who has
been the terror of Texas, Arkansas and Colo
rado for several years, and is now under a sen
tence for life. He was sentenced during the
administration of President Hayes, to ten
years in the Wheeling, W. Va., penitentiary,
for robbing a stage, but was subsequently
Yesterday, Marshal Wilcox, was suffer
ing quite severely from the terrible
snuggle he passed through, though
he made few complaints. His head,
face and hips were badly bruised. The hearing
of the left ear was slightly impaired by the
blow which he received on the left side of the
head, making him partially deaf. He leaves
for Washington to day.
Chicago Market Review.
Chicago, Dec. 5. — The markets were un
usually lively to-day, fluctuating rapidly, and
a large speculation business was done. Flour
advanced a little on account of the wholesale
destruction of mlil property at Minneapolis,
and through the strong wheat market.
Wheat was unsettled and active, and, at
tunes, excited, and opened Xc to lc above
Saturday's close; advanced y.c oi favorable
advices and bad weather, and then, weaken
ing, dropped life, rallied % c, but again suf
fered a decline, and closed % c above Satur
day's last price. Exports were bought freely.
Sales wery made at $email@example.com January,
and $firstname.lastname@example.org February.
Corn was In demand early, with fair de
mand, and prices %@}ic above Saturday's
close. A decline of a to X c ensued, followed
by an advance of % to n c and then, with a
decidedly weak feeling, closed lower than Sat
urday for most options. Sales, Cl@Gl a Jan
uary, 61* @62tf c February, 60X @67« c May.
Oats were a shade better all day, starting In
with an advance of K<U% c, and maintaining
it pretty well. Sales, May, 40^@46xc.
Barley took a sharp jump upward and closed
strong on all grades.
In provisions there was a weak market from
the start to the finish, but prices were irreg
ular. Pork was 10@20c lower, closing tamer.
Sales, *email@example.com January, $17.35^17.57^
February. Lard active but 12#<315c lower,
closing a little better than yesteJday's lowest
prices. Sales, $firstname.lastname@example.org January, $11.30®
On call board there were large sales, but
prices declined, reaching the lowest price of
the day for everything except oats, which
kept up well.
The Newark Bank Failure.
Philadelphia, Dec. s.— On motion of
counsel for the receiver of t lie suspended
Mechanics bank of Newark, the court of com
mon pleas to-day dissolved the attachment
issued to the Farmers and Mechanics bank of
this city against the money and securities de
posited in the Philadelphia National bank, be
lieved to belong, to the Newark bank. The
attachment ia dissolved on the principal of
law that funds of institutions in the hands of
a receiver are not liable to attachment, and
that, although the receiver's appointment
may not have been made till some time after
the suspension of the institution, it dates
back to the time of its suspension.
A Horrible Harder In Detroit.
Detboit, Dec. 5. — An unprovoked and hor
rible murder was committed last night in the
western parj; of the city by a young man
named Charles Martyn. He followed an old
man named Christian Terns, who was peacea
bly carrying milk to a few customers whom
he regularly served, asking him insulting
questions and attempting to pick a quarrel
with him. Not succeeding to his satisfaction
he knocked the old man down and stamped
the old man's head out of all shape. He was
shortly after arrested.' He had been drinking
in various saloons throughout the day, ana
was considerably under the influence of liquor.
Murder and Suicide la Chicago.
Chicago, Dec. s.— This morning Frank
Baake, a tailor living in Siegel street , cut his
young child's throat from ear to ear with a
butcher knife, killing the infant instantly, and
then endeavored to kill kimself. He cut a
great gash in his own throat, and stabbed
himself eeveral times in toe stomach. The
physicians say his wounds are not necessarily
fatal. Baake had been ou%f employment for
some time, and had become very despondent.
He bought the knife on Saturday.
The Daoford Bank Trouble Settled.
Hannewell, Kansas, Dec. s.— The com
mittee appointed to confer with Col. Danford,
respecting the affairs of his banks here and at
Caldwell and Osage City, huva accepted his
proposition, and left with him this evening to
meet his friends. This probably settles the
whole matter and will dismias^jjhe prosecu
Sudden Death at Rochester.
[Special Telegram to tbe Globe. l
Rochestbb, Minn., Dec. s.— Mr. Gilbert
Smith, one of the oldest inhabitants of this
city, fell from his chair after dinner aud be
fore assistaßce could reach him, was dead.
His death was cauwd by apopltxy.
AM. ARCUND THE GLOBE.
Supplimentary elections for deputies were
held in various electoral districts yesterday.
The Christianc? divorce case is again at a
standstill, owiDg to the absconding of wit
L«wis Conners was killed by Noah Good
hoster a few nales from Falmouth. Ky.,
Saturday. J '
Cram, Rising ii Co., boots and shoes, Sum
mer^ln e n'^ Bost " n ' "Ported failed. Liabili
ties $150,000 to $100,000.
Willie Johnsor. , aged 12, and Johnnie Sum.
bach, aged 7, wtre drowned in a pond at
Lyons, lowa, Sunday, while skating.
R.E. Boutwell, of Cooley's Island, Fla.,
shot and killed B. P. Burgess, Sußday, because
the latter whipptd the former's child.
John Hart, 188 Eidridge street, wii3 dan
ferously stabbei by his mistress, Annie
tokes. Both cl lim the stubbing accidental.
Policeman J. 11.I 1 . Robinson, of the Charles
ton district Bost jn, was assaulted to-day by a
party of roughs, and it is thought fatally in
The pigeon siiootine match in London,
Eng., yesterday, between Carver aad Stuart
Worthy, resulted in a tie, each killing eighty-
Itf an accideit on th 3 Selma & New
Orleans railroad yesterday, near gel ma, Ala.
ivd men were killed and another fatal) y in *
GustavZeratb, convicted of blackmailing
and conspiracy, was sentenced to two years in
state prison and $500 fine, in N«w York, yee
Edward Murpiy, of New York city, arrested
on the charge el burglary, attempted to es
cape from the odicer and was &hot, probably
fatally. ' J
It is regarded that the propeller Jane Miller
went down in the Georgia Bay, with all on
board, twenty-live persons, including sixteen
Geo. Bunfleld who lived near Matamoras,
O, was run ovt rand killed by a train i.n the
Pittsburg, Whe-ling <fe Kentucky railroad, at
Hon. John Meacham, an old and wealthy
citizen of Battle Creek, Mich., was run over
accidently by a locomotive yesterday and in
stantly killed. Age 75.
A farmer nan ed Milligan, who lately paid
his rent, was bjaten to death near Cannon,
Friday. There were lately extensive evictions
on the property of the deeased landlord.
In deference to the wish of the national leg
islature a gove rnor will be appointed instead
of a lieutenant governor. Tne British gov
ernment will counsel Sandall's appointment.
The total va ue of^umber exported from
Ottawa to the United States for eleven months
ended November 30, was *2,0G9,159, an in
crease of $87,6)3 over the same period last
At New Orleans Thomas Cnolan, age 25,
loaded a revolver for James McDavitt, age 16,
and handing i ; to him with the hammer up.
The weapon was discharged and Cholan was
A private d» patch from Japan saya the
deadlock in the silk trade has been removed by
the practical submission of the American and
European merchants to the Japanese de
The Pacific "wnk at Boston is likely to be
able to resum !. Weeks has raised $500,000.
The stockholders have raised one million
more, and in a short time the bank wLI open
It is stated that the earl of Crawford and
Balearres has decided that he will not offer a
reward for the recovery of the body oi his
father, but wiil spend any euni of money in
tracking the thieves.
Tbe manufacturers and dealers in leather
goods in Cincinnati, formed a hide and leather
exchange yesterday, by adopting a constitu
tion. The election of officers will be held the
third Monday in December.
The Pennsylvania railroad company opened
their new depot in Philadelphia at Merricks
and Filbert streets, yesterday, for general
trade, and all trains now run over the elevated
road into the heart of the city.
An extra tesiion of the Louisiana legisla
ture convened it New Orleans yesterday. Gov.
McEnery, in h s message, says there is no rea
son for thecrj of ''Poor Louisiana," as the
state is rich an 1 belongs in the front rank of
David McMullen, who sbotFtaher McCarty
at Springfield, Mass., Saturday night, &aye ne
acted iv self-dt tense. That the priest pursued
him with a ki ife, and that the whole trouble
has grown oui of the fact that he, McMullen,
is a Protestant .
Two thousi.nl persons were vaccinated in
Chicago, yesterday, by the Health department.
The medical a itnorities there state that per
sons come to the health office every day af
fected with taa small pox, and apply for ad
mission to the ; >est house.
August Gils oe entered a saloon at 235 Mer
cer street, Neu York, and asked for a drink.
It was refused him, as he was shivering under
the effects of i recent prolonged debauch, and
a cup of- coflee given him instead. While
drinking it he fell upon the floor and died.
Chillicothe, Ohio, special: During a fight
at the Richland furnace, east of this place,
this afternoon, between Marcellus McKenain,
laborer, and t ohn Turner, miner, the former
was knocked down and theu kicked in the
breast with si eh violence that he died almost
The annual meeting of the stockholders of
the Pittsburg & Connellsvilie railroud was
held at Pittsl urg yesterday, and a new board
of directors el ;cted. A directors' meeting was
held later, ant. elected Geo. W. Garrctt presi
dent, and K. B. Washington secretary and
Attendance at the Atlanta exposition, plant
ers'and mam ticturers' week, is very large,
and many of <he most distinguished men in
the country are present. United States Com
missioner Loi ing will deliver an address on
Wednesday or the "Mutual Relations of Amer
Maude Ho yard, colored, an inmate of the
city Jail at St. Louis, lit a cigarette in her cell
Sunday, aud 1 hrew the lighted match over her
head. Her d ess became ignited, and before
the flames could be extinguishedshe was badly
burned. She was taken to the city hospital,
where sLe died in a few hours.
8. Cook aid Horace Co k, of th* Cuok
Mantel comp my, of Rhode Island, have been
arrested at the instance of Sampson & Co., of
Boston, on tie charge of fraud. s>mpbon &
Co. furnished the raw material and they made
the goods, but, it is claimed, the product
"shrinks," hiving bten, apparently, sold to
The 26 hou r race between Rowell, of En
gland, and D > >ler, of Chicago, began at Chi
cago last e\( oing. About 400 people were
present at Urn start. Both men are in excel
lent conditio |. and the friends of each are
equally conn tint. The first four miles were
accomplishes in 34 minutes, 54 seconds, with
no appreciable distance between the men at
any time dur r g their trot.
Awellkmrra gambler was arrested in New
York last night, suspected of being one of the
gang who, Saturday night, introduced a
member of the Ohio editoiial association to a
bunko game. The gambler, while on the way
to thepohce headquarters, broke away from
the officer, who sent several shots after him,
but wide of -he mark, and one of the shots
grazed the neck ©f a car conductor.
It is repotf ed tbe wholesale lumber firm of
Porter, Jono & Roegn«t, of Philadelphia
Laurel Whai f , had failed with liabilities of
$100,000. Th 3 troubles of this firm effected
several otheis, including A. J. Jones & Son,
W. Chalfort «fc Jas. S. Smith of this city, and
two lumber firms in New York, whose re
spective suspensions have been compelled,
though it is believed in each case the suspeu*
sion will be 3ut temporary.
The widow of John W. Armstrong com
menced acth in yesterday in the United States
circuit cour. at Brooklyn, New York, against
the New Yo -k Mutual life insurance company,
to recover $:t',ootf. policies on the life of her
husband, who was murdered by Behj. Hunter
In Camden, 3f. J., about four years ago. Hun
ter obtained the policies and then expected to
get the money through the death of Arm
strong. Th i defense claims that Armstrong
never had ai y interest in the policies.
Aktcoch, Dec. 5.— J. M. C. Lewis, a thrifty
farmer livin. r near this place, left his house s ■
terday on a visit to hss mother. On his return
he found hi.i wife and 3-year old- child side by
side on the door, beaten to death. A negr\>
suspected of the crime is In jail.
Mrs. Angi en learned that her husband was
at the house of Mrs. Jackson, social circle,
and w*nt to Mrs. Jackson's house and stabbed
her four times, killing her. Mrs. Anglen is
in the Madit on jail.
The report is untrue that there are
cases of si i all-pox in Will mar, also un
founded ruport of the existence of the
disease in different localities are flying all
over thesa:c, and where it does exist ex
aggerated reports go first. There is no
necessity for a panic.
Boycotting and Intimidation on the In
crease in Ireland-The Land League Be
ing Oaganlzed Under a New Name-An
ti Jewish Raids in Russia-Miscellaneous
■ Etc. ■-,'■; . .'.;:';•,'.■
" IRELAND, i
PBOPERTT DEFENSE. .
- London, Dec. s.— The lord mayor of Lou
don writes that the Irish nation may rely on
the traditionary sympathies of the city of
London to aid the Property Defense associa
tion. The Times, in an editorial, reproaches
the English nation with apathy in not aiding
the efforts to combat the action of the land
league, by assisting the association.
A Dublin correspondent says - that boycot
ting and all kinds of : threats and intimidation
are on the increase. . -
DEMAND A REDUCTION.
Dublin, Dec. s— Six hundred of the Devon
shire tenants have decided not to pay rents
except with a reduction of 20 per cent.
• Th c authorities are cognizant that midnight
drillings are occurring.
The number of imprisoned suspects Decem
ber 1, was 434. About twenty have been ar
rested since. A large Limerick crowd to-day
stoned the carriage of Consedine, on whose
property there were evictions recently. Mrs.
Cocsedine was struck. :_. ■ ~ ■.
. A farmer named Rooney was brutally beaten
atAthtone. He had paid his rent. He is in
a precarious condition.
UNDEE A NEW NAME. .
The Land League system is being openly
reorganized under the name of the "Political
Prisoners' Aid Society." Several meetings of
the new organization were held on Sunday in
the neighborhood of Dublin.
Dublin, Dec. s.— The Kolduken land league
to-day passed resolutions adopting the "no
rent" manifesto and expelling several mem
bers for paying rent.
Two arrests were made in Dublin to-day
under the coercion act.
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THE ATTACK ON BERNHAEDT.
St. Petersburg, Dec. s.— Authentic news
of the late Jewish raids at Odessa has only
just reached here. The report of the attack
on Sarah Bernhardt went without comment
until the Sunday issue of the leading journals,
which make remarKs on the affair that are a
disgrace to Journalism. A correspondent says
he can state on good authority that a fresh
outbreak of the anti-Jewish agitation in Rus
sia ia considered imminent. ,».-
Paris, Dec. s.— The chamber of deputies
has annulled the elections of Ladancette and
Amagat, on the ground that the elections were
carried by clerical influence.
A FIGHT WITH AN ARAB SLAVE SHIP.
Zanzibar, Dec. 5 —On the 3d mat., Capt.
Brownsfigg, of the British man-of-war London ,
with tec men in a steam pennance, attempted
to capture the Dhow, flying French colors,
and loaded with slaves. The Arab crew re
sisted fliercely. ' Capt. Brownsegg, a eeaman
and a stoker, and a supernumerary were killed
and one man severely, and two slightly
wounded. The Dhow escaped.
London, Dec. 4.— The Times says : Pres
dent Arthur's message to congress to-day will
probably not contain any striking disclosures.
Civil service reform can bo treated so as to
commit - neither; President Arthur nor his
party to any definite plan. The real center of
interest in the political situation is not, how
ever, the president's message, but his appoint
ments to office.
918 GAHNET WOLSET.
London, Dec. s.— The official announce
ment is inada trom the war office that when
Sir Garnet Wol&ey succeeds to the adjutant
generalship appointment, he will, like his
predecessors, transact official business under
the authority and responsibility of the com
mander-in-chief, who is the military ad
viser of the secretary of state. The above
apparently put forth to fettle the rumors that
the duke of Cambridge is hostile to Gen. Wol
sey?s appoiutmenl, and that the government
intends Gen. Wolsey shall enforce changes in
the army to which the duke of Cambridge is
The lord mayor of London writes that he
has consented to try to raise the fund originat
ed by the duchess of Abercom, and seconded
by Countess Cowper, in aid of the association
for the relief of ladies in distress, through
non-payment of rent in Ireland.
London, Dec. 5. — The steamer Germanic,
Capt. Kennedy, which arrived at Queenstown
last night from- New York, was detained ten
hours on the passage, rescuing the crew of the
British steamer Lereiworth, Capt. Anderson,
from Montreal November 7 for Rotterdam,
A Fortune in Kge> and Docks. )
[New York Sun.]
A. B. Robinson, of Gineganset C«r
ncrs, Chenango, county, N. V., is the
owner of a mammoth cooler, in which he
has now stored about 5,000 barrels of
eggs. These eggs are purchased during
the summer at very low prices and care
fully packed away, and at this season
they are shipped* to New York, where
they are sold for Rood prices as "frcsh
laid-cggs." Mr. Robinson estimates his
profits for this season's work at $20,000.
He has also just killed and packed away
two car loads of ducks (about 5,000). re
ceived from Ohio, they are kept until
May, when they grace th c tables of first
class restaurants in New York It is
understood that a stock company is to be
formed here, who will transact the same
business on a larger scale.
"■" ' A Successful Dog Trap.
A Virginia farmer, having suffered
severely from the depredations of dogs
upon his sheep fold, built around a num
ber of sheep that dogs had killed an en
closure of rails twelve feet high and fcen
feet square at the ground, the sides of the
trap sloping inward until an
opening was left about five
feet square. Any dog ! could
easily climb such a sloping fence and en
ter the pen, but not even a greyhound
could jump out of it. In three nights the
farmer captured forty-six dogs, includ
ing fifteen or twenty that had never been
in that neighborhood. This after there
had been a public slaughter of all dogs
suspected of sheep stealing, save one,
whose master could not be convinced of
his guilt. The trap was set for his espec
ial benefit, and it caught him the first
A Tip for Murderers.
[New York Tribune.]
Guiteau has established a precedent in
Judge Cox's remarkable court which per
mits every murderer on trial for his life
not only to conduct his own trial, but to
blackguard every witness who is to ap
pear against him, and every man, witness
or otherwise, who presumes to speak un
favorably of him. The judge did not
even threaten when it was established on
Saturday. "Mr. Prisoner'' seems to have
both the court and the counsel for the
prosecution in willing subjection. Tbe
country is in a very different frame of
Reception to Father Sheehy.
Bctfalo, N. V., Dec. s.— At a reception
given to Father Sheeny to-night, the hall was
literally packed and hundreds of ticket hold
were usable to gain admission. The meoting
was presided over by Gov. Cleveland, mayor
elect. A thousand men escorted Father
Sheeny to and from the hall.
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