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VdOn a 3N8E M NnfNGUn.P VOL XXXII.--NO 180. 1 HELENA. MONTANA. MONDAY MORNING,AUST0, 1891. PIC FVECBT WORSE THAN ADMITTED. The Condition of the German Em peror Said to Be Very Serious. His Ear Trouble Is Causing Him Great Pain and An noyanoe. While His Rheumatlsm Absolutely Chalas Him to His Chair-Fears for the Ultimate Result:` PAsr, Aug. 9.-The Gaulois publishes the following dispatch from Berlin: Emperor William arrived to-day at Kiel and is at present unable to leave his yacht. The em peror's condition is much more grave than will be admitted, for not only does he suffer from his knee joint and ear trouble, but terribly severe rheumatic pains absolutely nail him to his chair and will compel him to remain utterly inactive for at least a fortnight without the prospect of stirring. The doctors, while stating that the alarum ing news ciloalated is exaggerated, say that if the emperor continues to refuse to submit to the treatment prescribed, his rheumatism must soon assume a more serious aspect and attack the heart. For the moment he isquite unable to undertake any work and it is thought his stay at Kiel may benefit him if he keeps to the regime laid down. But they fear his ardent tempera ment will not resign itself to the enforced repose there. There is much anxiety as to the condition of the emperor and uneasiness is felt as to what will be the ontcome should his disease have a fatal ending. These thoughts are not remarkable as the emperor does not husband his resources, and will surely continues his series of fatiguing journeys and duties as soon as the first sign of improvement begins to be felt. It is an absolute fact that the emperor cried with pain when moved. His' ear trouble is increasing and causes frequent epileptic fits, which are recurring at shorter intervals and with greater intensity than before, so that the most serious apprehen sions are entertained as to the result throughout the German empire. REPUBLIOS AND RELIGION. They Are Declared to Be Opposed to Each Other. LONDON, Aug. 9.-A conference of leaders of the Orleanist party has been held at the residence in England of the count of Paris. The conference added emphasis to the fact that there is increasing discontent among the count's adherents. They believe the jmovement of which Cardinal La Vigerie is the leader, looking to an alliance between France and the vatican, is assuming pro portions that threaten the success of the Orleanist plans, and they urge the count of P'aris to adopt a policy that will counteract the effecte of the La Vigerie movemoent upon their schemes. M. de Bourbon. mem ber of the French chamber of deputies, urged that the count of Paris should visit Home and make an appeal to the pope in support of his claim, or at least secure the promise of his holiness to withdraw his consent to the policy advocated by La Vig erie. The count, however, declined to take the suggestion, or one that he issue a man ifosto, calling upon the clergy to rally around the standard of the Orleanists. Re publics and religion, the count declared, were opposed to each other. A salloonlst Killed. LoNDON, Aug. 9.-At Leeds yesterday a bal loonist named Higgins was killed, and Mise Devere, who accompanied him in the as cension, narrowly escaped death. The couple intended to give a trapeze perform ance while ascending, and afterwards do reend by means of a parachute. In the as cension the balloon was caught by a cur rent of air and blown sideways, striking telegraph poles. The couple were sitting on the bar, which began to sway to and fro in a frightful manner. MissDevere, think ing it safer to drop from the bar before being thrown therefrom, lowered herself by her hands, hung for a moment and dropped, landing on the ground unhurt. Released from her weight, the balloon shot upward, and Higsiins getting eutangled in telegraph wires was swept off the bar and fell, striking on his back and receiving in juries which resulted fatally in a few mo ments. The Thunderer on Blalnd. LoNDON, Aug. 9.-The Philadelphia cor respondent of the Times positively asserts that Blaine is not seeking the presidential pomination. In an editorial the Times pays it thinks it is not impossible that the excitement of the campaign would prove a most effectual antidote to the melancholy said to be oppressing him and believes he will yet be found in the van of battle, either in his own or Harrison's name. Deserted Parnell's Cause. DUnLIN, Aug. 9.-A telegram received in this city from Belfast states that Dillon and O'Brien have persuaded four Irish members of the house of commons, who, since the disruption in the Irish parliamen tary party, have followed the leadership of Parnell, to secede from the Parnellite sec tion and cast their fortunes with the Mc Carthyites, or the section that opposes Par nell as leader of the Irish cause. Wanted to Buy the Baltimore. GENOA, Aug. 9.-The Balmacedan cruiser President Pinto left this port and shaped her course in a westely direction. On the eve of sailing a number of sailors deserted from her. It is said that Balmaceda. throuah Minister Esan, offered the United Eltates government ,$4,000,000 for the cruiser Baltimore. The offer was refused. An Old Family Bankrupt. IoaME, Aug. i9.- Prince Borghese and family have disappeared from Italy since his failure became known. His liabilities amount to 27,000,000 lire. The crash is causing failures among other aristocratic families. It is reported that the vattoan and royal family made strenuous but futile efforts to ave t the disaster. Must Obey, Not Command. PAnts, Aug. 9.-M. Constans, minister of commeree, in a speech at Argenteuil, hinted at the withdrawal of the proscription against the princlpal peotenders. Ile said the repubtli was open to all, but the new somers must obey, not command. Arbltration Asked for Chill. MAnDRD, Aug. 9.-The Imperlale says President Balimeeda and the leaders of the Chilian insurgents have appealed to the Spanish government to act as arbitrator and end the war. A FAMILY AFFAIR. W. I. Cooley Has 'Trouble With ills Wife and Mother-In-law In Chlcago. CIrocAo, Aug. 9.-A woman's wild aries of murder as she rushed frantically through the hall of the Palmer House Saturday led to the unearthing of a sad sensational story of domestic life. Those who responded to the woman's cries for help found in her room a second woman, young and beauti ful, stretched at full length upon the floor, where, in disheveled shape, she lay con vulsively sobbing, while a dark, swarthy, determined looking man stood at one end of the room. The man was W. H. Cooley, of New Orleans; the young woman his bride of less than a year, and the other woman her mothe-, Mrs. Sara Casey, of Covington, Ky. Cooley is a nephew of Judge Cooley, of Michigan, chairman of the inter-state commerce com mission. His father and grandfather were both among the ablest of Louisiana jour nalists. His father was killed years ago by R. H. lhett in a famous political quarrel, Rthett being then editor of the New Orleans Picayune. Cooley was married last November. He came to Chicago a few months ago armed with recommendations from prominent southern politicians and petitioned for a place on the force of the World's fair. The couple rented handsome apartments, su .p tuously furnished. Failing to secure the desired appointment and his funds running low, he began to pawn his wife's jewelry. His expensive establishment was given up and the family took rooms at the Palmer house. His mother-in-law and wife assert that the failure of the latter to give him money caused him to cruelly abuse her. Mrs. Casey has repeatedly en couraged the wife to leave her husband. The husband asserts that the quarrel was not caused by the refusal of his wife to give him money, but on the contrary his wife and mother-in-law had been insulting a young lady friend of his in New Orleand who was engaged to marry and their taunts became unbearable. NOT IN THE SAME CHARIOT. Republican Efforts to Absorb Nort.j Da kota Prohibitionists Unsuccessful. JAMESTOwN, N. D., Aug. 9.-There is a division among prohibitionists regarding the convention called at Jamestown Aug. 21, to organize a prohibition party in the state and to prepare for the campaign jn 1892. The committee calls attention to the importance of the gathering and urges a full attendance throughout. A state con vention is called by Chailman Dickie, of the national executive committee of the prohibition party. Charles Pollock, of Fargo, a leading prohibition republican, is out with a letter declaring no necessity for a prohibition party, as the republican party and the administration have under taken to complete the temperance reform movement in the state and to enforce the present prohibition law, which is the most severe of that of any state in the union. Great dissatisfaction exists among many republicans at being forced to swallow the prohibition law with its ex cessive penalties of imprisonment and con flscation of propertv. They desire prohibi tion handled on its merits, and not as a piece of party machinery, end there art numerous declarations of voting with the democrats if a satisfactory state ticket is put in the field by them. Harmrmy is being loudly called for by the republican party leaders, but the attempt of certain leading republican politicians to fasten prohibition to the g. o. p. is not calculated to bring about this desired end. There is a pros pect of a lively rumpus ahead, and no final settlement until the re-submission matter is settled at the polls. The situation is still fu ther complicated by the farmers' alliance declaring for prolilbition, and it is con ceded that the alliance movement is rapidly gaining strength in tihe stae. THE OFFICER SHOT TOO. Fatal Ending of anl Illegal Fishing Affair in Ohio. DAYTON, O., Aug. 9.-State Deputy Gay Morgan Buntain, of Dayton. to-day fatally shot David McElvain who, with others, was caught seining in Mad river, in violation of the state law. Buntain had heard of the seining party, aid in company with Ben Seitner, a member of the fish and game p:oteotive society, went to the spot. They came upna the party in the act of drawing the sein, and Buntain exclaimued: "Hello boys, we got here just ill time to see you make llaul." One of tire fishermen struck Buntain in the eye with a stone and Mcllvain drew a re volver and began shooting at the officers. Buntain pulled.a revolver and shot Mall vain through the heart. The others were then captured. Bantain gave himself up, but was not held in confinement as he is a state officer and, according to Mcllvain's own statement, did the shooting in self defence and in discharge of his duty. Drowned Herself in the Bathtub. CINCINNATa, Aug. 9.-Mrs. Nellie Webb, an aged and wealthy widow of Louisville, Ky., committed suicide at College Hill sanitarium. Her family are prominent people of Louisville. She is a victim of drink, and was placed in the ranitarium. Deprived of her stimulants she develaped a melancholy tendency. Last night she went into the bath room, locked the door, throw herself in the tub and turned on toe water. The overflow~ng water attracted the attendant's attention. Anl entrance was forced into the room and she was found drowned in the tub. Collectively Too Strong for Him. ST. Louts, Aug. 9.-Samuel Burman stopped at the house of Michael Becker late last night, where a number of people were gathered socially. and after offering to whip anybody present, began vigorously applying a whip which he carried to the bends and shoulders of those nearest him. The crowd at once seized him and started toward the lamp post with the evident in tention of lynching him. He was finally rescued by a squad of policemen, but not until he had been badly hurt by the crowd, who clubbed him about the face and body. Fatal Row After the, ('amps Meeting. Bo'vn STATION, Md., Aug. 9.-A shooting affray occurred to-day at Barnesville, near hero, where a camp meeting was going on. While waiting for the train a party of col ored men became engaged in a dispute over spme ciuars, when Louis Brown, of Richb mond, Va., became incensed and struck one of his comanilns with a stone. The fight became general and five pistol shots were fired. Brown was killed and three other. wounded. Ilope, of Catching the Iloblber. CLEviLrANp, 0., Aug. 9.-Cashier Maple, of the Columbus Globe bank, is improving. The injured farmer died last night. A Lima special states that the murderer has been traced to a thick forest near Ada, and may be captured in the morning, though there is an idea that he has already been enabled to get near enough to the railroad to escape. It is believed he is one of Mer vin Kuehu's gang. 1ineinses of thea tanks. BOSTOn, Aug. 9.-The clearings of the banks of the leading cities of the United States and Canada for the week was $1, 0(K0.041,217, a decrease of 10.8 as compared with the corresponding week of last year. HE fTRAINED TOO FINE, William Molillan, of Washington, Knocked Out by Tom Ryan, of Chicago. The Eastern Man Had His Op portunity in the Second Round. But He Was Too Weak to Pollow it Up and Went Under in the Third. RIniAnDeoN, Ill., Aug. 9.-Tommy Ryan, of Chicago, and William McMillan; of Washington, D. C., were the principals in a prize fight which took place here this morn ing. The fight was one-sided from start to finish, McMillan, who had been nearly starved in order to weigh in under 144 pounds, being so weak from his training that he could hardly fight a school boy. In the first round, after cautions sparring for an opening, the men clinched. Ryan delivered his opponent a vicious left-hanteer on the mouth, and in return received an easy thump on the ribs. Rushing tactics were then adopted by Ryan, who dealt right and left handers on his opponent's forehead and neck. He followed them with his right on Mc Millan's small ribs and his left on his jaw. Just before time was called McMillan man aged to give Ryan a severe dab just under the heart. The second round opened with lead, cross lead and clinch. Ryan received a hard whack on the wrist and planted solid blows on McMillan's' nose, causing it to bleed freely. Another blow but McMillan's cheek near the right eye. McMillan landed severely on Ryan's neck and the latter fell heavily backwark. Had McMillan pos sessed more strength the fight would have been finished then, but he stood apparently bewildered by his good fortune and vas caught off guard by Ryan who, rapidly re covering from the effect of the blow, forced the fighting, twice dropping his opponent to the floor. in the third round Ryan landdd right and left wherever he pleased. Finally a vicious blow in the neck sent McMillan to the ground. McMillan slowly struggled to his feet but was rapidly sent to the ground again completely knocked out. Ryan does not show a scratch, while Mc Millan has several cuts and bruises. The fight was for 75 and 25 per cent. of the gate money, Queensbury rules, with two ounce gloves. Malachi Hogan was referee. The fight was witnessed by about 350 sports, mostly from Chicago. * A Prize Fighter Killed. MAoHnSTara, Eng., Aug. 9.-A prize fight took place near here last night between two local sports named Hennev and Swindell. The men were matched to fight to a finish for a sovereign a side. After savagely fighting for an hour Swindell dealt Henney a terrific blow on the head. The latter threw up his hands and dropped like a log. Attempts to revive him failed, and there iv no doubt that he died instantly. Swindell and those who brought about the fight were arrested on a charge of manslaughter. Missoula Against Butte. MrssourlA, Aug. 9.-[Special.]-In the ball game between the Butte and Missoula teams to-day there was no kicking by the losing team at the umpire's decisions, and their conduct was gentlemanly throughout. The 3utte team was whitewashed four in nings and the Missoula once. Score: Mis soul 21, Butte 9. Done Up in Four Rounds. ALBUQUEQUE, N. M., Aug. 9.-John Stock, of Chicago, and Reddy Welsh, of this city, fought to a finish last night. It was fierce and bitter. At the end of the fourth round Reddy caught Stock under the ear with a vicious left bander, knocking him down. He failed to rise and Welsh was awarded the fight. Won a Sculling Race. NEW WE8TMINBTErt, B. C., Aug. 9.-The sculling race on the Fraser river between Alex McLean, of British Columbia, and Henry Peterson, of San Francisco, for $1, 250 a side was won by Peterson by 300 yards. Bozeman Beats Butte. BoZmMAN, Aug. 9.-[Special.1-The Elec tries, of Butte, were defeated by the Boz,. mans here to-day by a score of seven to nothing. Sunday Blaseball. St. Louis 2, Baltimore 14. Columbus 0. Boston 10. Louisville 11, Washington 4. CincinnatL 5, Athletics (. Weather Crop Bulletin. WAsRmINoro1, Aug. 9.-The weekly weather crop bulletin says, in part: 'Oregon Heavy rains in Willamette valley retarded harvesting. Threshing and spring grain cutting will commence next week. The weather destroyed some hop lice and codlin moths. California--Weather in northern California bise been favorable for all crops. Hops are in fine condition, and prospects good for a large yield. Grasshoppers, which damaged the bean orop, are disap pearing from southern California.. Cool and inmore favorable weather is now ex perienced and grapes and pears are ripen ing rapidly." Sent Up for Life. CoiLUMiUes, Ohio, Aug. .--Win. J. Elliott, convicted of murder in the second degree for killing A. C. O(sborn last February, was yesterday sentenced to the Ohio ipenitentiary for life. Elliott made a sleech of some length, in which he declared tlhat hi was innocent, that he had not expected to mueet Olsborn on that fatal day. that Osborn be gan the shootilag. He also claims that the Jury had done him great wrong. Atlrlibtedl to Iletllness Trouble, . New Yoaa, Aug. 9.-Norulan Campbell. a member of the Consolidated Stork and Petroleum exchange, committed suicide last night in l'rospect park, BIrooklyn, by shooting. In his pocket was found a se.ral of paper, dlrectitig that his body be romna ted, His fastily attribute the act to busi ness troubles. Judge oullman Dead. SAN FRANnlIIsco, Aug. 1.-Judge Ogden Hoffman died this morning at St. Luke's hospital of heart paralysis. He had been Ill since April. Judge lioffman came to California in 1150(, and was appointed United States district judge in 1851. which olie. he had held ever sines. tHe was un married. FRtOM THE FLATHEAD, Planling ill Burned, Nuelsde by Stryeh nine and Oltser Kalispell Affairs. KALIIsPEIL (via Ravalli) Aug. 9.-f-Spec ial.]-The planing mill was burned Friday morning. Loss heavy. Thomas Oakey took the stryohnine route Sunday morning. He wanted to insure a good Job as enough of the poison was found in his possession to kill off a township. He was employed as a grader six miles north of Kalispell. Dr. Ghent, the railroad physi cian, was sent for tnt Oakey was dead be fore he arrived on the scene. Unilding operations have assumed large proportions. Six two story brick buildings are under contract and numerous dwellings are going up in all parts of the town. A mass meeting was held Monday even ing to consider the matter of incorporating the town and establishing a board of trade. About 300 people were in attendance and much surplus eloquence was got rid of by the speakers. George Huffaker opened the First Na tional bank for business Thursday morning. The bank is organized by Helena and Kalis pell parties. The Great Northern has given orders for the grading of extensive yards at the sampe time that the main track is built through the town. Grading is actively under way in the town limits both on the east and west sides. Dr. E. H. Belyea of Glasgow has bought property and will remove to Kaliseell. Wm. Sharpe and John Sell have com pleted a fine business building on First Avenue West. H. L. Van Wyck was tried before Justice Shepherd, for the killing of Joe Paulina in the Kootenai last week. It appeared from the testimony that Paulina was a tough citizen and that Van Wyok was justified in the act. He was discharged fiom custody. J. W. Conner, formerly of Helena, has opened the postofiice in Kalispell. • A. J. Reed, engineer of the Great North ern, has moved to Kalispell from Bad Reck canon. Wm. Ward, while in the custody of Dup uty Sheriff McGrade, tried to escape. Mo Grade objected to the intentions of Ward and his argument in the shape of three shots from a large revolver prevailed. Ward decided to remain. iSUICIDE AT PLACER. George Brooks Ples by His Own Hand in Hls Hotel. A report reached Helena at two o'clock this morning that George Brooks, proprie tor of a hotel at Placer, fifteen miles east of Helena, had committed suicide by shoot ing himself. Brooks was about 30 years old and well known in Helena, and at one tiine had charge of a band of horses for John Zeig ler. He came to Montana when quite young. About six weeks ago he leased the hotel at Placer from J. S. Kelly, who lately managed the Crystal restaurant. on Grand street, No cause is known why Brooks, should have put an end to his life. Church Dedication at Mlissoula. MIssoULA, Aug. 9.-[Special.]-The cor ner stone of the new Catholic church was laid this evening in the presence of a large number of people. Bishop Brondel con ducted the ceremonies, assisted by Fathers Neil and Diomeda. At the conclusion of the ceremonies the bishop preached an elo quent open-air sermon to the people who were garhered on the street and in the church yard. A Chicago Failure. CnrCAoo, Aug. 9.-The National Forge and Iron company, manufacturers of bar iron, car axles and forgings, and makers of railway and car construction works, having a general office in this city and works at East Chicago, Ind., made a voluntary as signment without:preference yesterday. The assets of the company are said to be from $350,000 to $400,000, aind liabilities about the same. The failure is due to the depres sion in the value of iron and other metals and to the failure of the Union Itolling Stock company, which owed over ý50,000 to the National Forge and Iron company. Gilbert B. Shaw. president of the American 'Trust and bavings bank, was appointed as signee. ithe Land WVill Be Divided. SAN FnANCIsOu, Aug. 9.--The sunpome court of Califo:nia has rendered a de cision in the suit of E. Merrick vs. Alva rado, involving the title to the San Pable ranch in Contra Costa county, comprising 18,000 acres of land. The decision of the lower court, in favor of the plaintiff, who contended for paatition, is sustained and the land will now be divided among several hundred owners. Shot His Crazy Brother. ST. LOUIs, Aug~ 9.-John Huff, an exten sive planter who lives near Willis, shot and instantly killed his crazy brother, who lived with him, and also mortally wounded his own wife. 'I he insane man first attacked haff with a knife, and John, in self-de feuse, shot at hint thee times front a Win chester rifle. The throe bullets passed through the man's body and struck Huff's wife, inflicting mortal wounds. Matte a l1,g PaanventI. 1)rl'NVE, Aug. 9.-0ne million dollars, the largest amount of money over paid at one time in Colorado for mining property was paid over to David Swickheinmer yesterday, being the last payment on the purchase of the Enterprise group at hico, recently sold for $1,0J),0OX) to Olive 1'. 'osey and George Crawford, of New York, who inl turn capi talized the Enterprise Mining compllny for $2.i500,000 and have disposed of the stockl to it syndicate of castern Otpitalists. No Quoltrum at the Eletliou, 'l'st.tAtiAssrE , Flan.. Aug. 9. -The governor this mnorning announced that, itnatsulh its ia quorum of the Florida senate did not articipaito with the house in the joint as semblV of May 20, it his plllnioti that Call was not elected 'Unted tittes senator, nnd ltheefore he cannot certify that hle was elected. A Terrible Crime. V\e roeatA, Texas, Aug. 9.--Miss Mary Ilensoldt, anl imbecile and helpless woman was founti outraged eud nturdered inl her roiiom where she lived alone. Sumtintary justice will hla meted out to the wretch if aughllt. There is its yet nto clue to the guilty party. Supply of (vtlree. New Yona, Aug. li-The world's visible aspply of coffee shows Ptoculks in Europe 'of all kinds, 1,():1,447 huais: t other ports, 2til,Mit1 bags; total, 1,t.1i,ll0tt bhis. Alaint lots will bring the anlount to 2,t185.11in0 bags, an increase of 176,188 bage over July 1. Williaml T. Crolsadale Dead. New Yoal. Aug. 9.-William T. Cro:na. dale, editor of the Htanldard and chairmanll of the national single tal lenguet, died this afterooon. AS BAD AS THE USI The Murderous Yaqul Indians Terrorizing the Settlers in Mexico. v Pursuers Ambushed in the Hills and Only One Man Ele oapes. Twenty-three Lives Lost in an Attack on the Marauders In Their Mountain Fastnesses. CmausnuA. Mexico, Aug. 9.--Ignacio Yarra, a prominent merchant of Hermlits, a small town lying at the foot of the moun tains, about fifty miles northwest of this city, is here. He says that the people of his section are having much trouble with the Yaqui Indians. This tribe is one of the fiercest in the whole republic and has never been subjugated. The home of the Indians is in the almost inaccessible mountain fast nesses and they bid defiance to all the troops that can be sent against them. These Indians number about 8,000 and have been at war with the whites ever since the Span lards first came to this country. They are a large-bodied people and are intensely warlike, living entirely off of their neigh bore. From their mountain home they do sent into the valleys and leave a trail of, blood behind,them. It is estimated that within the past five yenrs they have killed over 400 people and have stolen hundreds of thousands of dollars' worth of plunder. They will not stand to fight the troops, but flee to the mountains, which they have rendered almost impregnable and there are lost to their pursuers, who are in constant fear of an ambush. Yarra savys that about a month ago a young lieutenant determined to follow the savages and gave chase after they had made a particularly bloody raid. The In dians killed seven men and carried off four women when they went back. The alarm was given and the lieutenant took twenty men and started in pursuit, being only three hours behind and traveling light, while the Indians were encumbered with the captured stock which they were driv ing. On arriving at the foothills the troops proceeded carefully, sending out an ad vance guard and watching the cliff closely. As they went deeper into the mountains the trail led directly between two frowning walls into a canyon, which was so narrow that the light of day scarcely penetrated it. After consultation it was decided to send two men to see if there was any ap pearance of ambush. These men followed the trail through the canyon to an open park, which spread out in the heartof the cuonltains. liar out in this opening they saw the fleeing Indians hurrymin to ward a village which nestled in the foot hills on the other side. The scouts hastened back and made their report and the lien tenant determined to push up and attack the village. The whole party went into the canyon, but had gone only a short distance when one of the soldiers in the rear, on glancing up at the frowning walls, saw an Indian peering over a crag. He at once gave a shout of warning and ran back to the entrance as fast as he could. The warning was too late to benefit hlis companions, for as soon as the cry was given a mass of rock came tumbling down into the narrow can yon and the Indians kept up such a pelting with stones and boulders that not one of those who were in advance were able to get out. The solitary remnant of the squad ran his horse nearly to death and escaped with two slight wounds. He told his story at the fort and the colonel in command at onctesent a detachment of soldiers, 100 strong, with two Gatling guns, to the scene of the massacre. Orders were given to recover the bodies of the ambushed soldiers at all hazzards, and if possible inflict punishment on the Indians. N hen they arrived at the scene of slaughter they found that the Indians had horribly mutilated the dead soldiers, scalp ing all of them and cutting and slashing thrir faces and bodies in a terrible manner. The troops began throwing balls from the Gatlings into the rooks and then made an advance into the pass. When they had proceeded a quarter of a mile they found the way blocked with large stones which had been rolled into the trail. They began ten ring down the barricade but were sub jected to a galling fire from hidden Indians and lost three more men without being able to see their enemies or tell where the shots came from. The captain in charge saw that he was fighting a losing b'ittle and leturned to the fort with the twenty-three dead men. OTHER I OlIMEXICAN AFFAIRS. A Hard-Fought lDuel IBetween Two Army ( Iiie ra--Terrb Ibe lroit Lh. ST. Louis, Aug. 9.-Advies from the City of Mexico say a duel was fought at Picadad, near there, Thursday morning, between Col. Francisco Nevon and Col. Manuel Bllanco. The duel was broulght about by a dispute, the two colonels using language of the harshest nature. Novoi hlad for Bec. Onds Goen. Flo e and Col. lItderique Val d."z, and Blanco was supported by l)eputirs Franlcisco lRm:o , and Anlltnio 'lovar, the author of the duelling code of M1exico. The arms chosen were swords, and accordinug to report it wa tL lvue b oa. n durl to the death. 'The assaults Ifter the signal for attack was given were tell. Ilanuo wne wounded in the right arm and in the throat and was laid out by it thrust in the liver, giving up after beoninin, so weak that he could lnot stand. Novoa had several soratelices. none', however, worth mentioning. In view of the fact that l'resident Dlaz forbade dueling in the army by a special decree sonic months ego, it is probable the colon els will be placed under artest and puu isehd. 'ITheo who have lived twenty-live yonas in the lioi Grande valley have never soeen it) Iuih IlliRse y among the Alexitan poplu lati:,n il tIhis year. 'Tlie staple crop is corn and ilexicran frijole, but the dliouth has been terrible for the last eighteen lininthlsi. iearcely anything ihas been raised Isnld stock hlias died by the tlihucainde. Many ,teni who yearn ago were considered well off. have iothing left but their lands. Hlundreds of laboring tlen have left for frontier coulties land ril ii ntding wtork eIsowhlere. If tli drouth continues until the cold nolrthers conite on there will lie but little cattle live throughl the winter end umany families will sUitsi Ior the necessaries of life. !llltuiors wre current on the street this iftternoon that inmportant changes would soonl occur iin the cabinet. For somie time pslt thie pres hals given much spnce to wslalpers that Bl. (iomnluers F'errius co:ntolm h lated resigning as seoletary of the tleau. ur. The nanm, of 'L'Theoore Iohialn, cjl lector oft uttuums at the port of Vera Cruz, ts coupled with the secretaryshilp. Charles ,. Stephens, ani Almerican, died at Ann hospital here this imioning from dyaeiutarv. Dr. Stuphens had been in Mex ico since Novemliber listi, engagHtLd in col hoting umaterial for an extenumlv end im portant illustrated work on Mexico and Central America. DRIVEN INTO THE HILLS. ." A Great Tidal Wave Follows the larth quake Shook. YFUA, Ariz., Aug. 9.-Reports continue to come in from the earthquake region. Two Cocopah Indians of a tribe that live near ore arrived hero yesterday. They tell a rilling story. Early Thursday morning undreds of mud volcanoes thi ty miles off burst into violent eruptions. The air grew so dense that many infants suffocated. Fi nally a violent thnndorstorm cleared the air, only to show a tidal wave approaching. The waters rose rapidly drowning stock, ruiing grain fields and driving inhabitants to the top of the Capita Mesas. The earthquake shocks then be gan. Tho force threw everyone down, injuring many. The frightened In diana fled wildly up the river two reaching here, the others dropping exhausted along the route. Other persons report that the tidal wave was fully 100 feet high, and a river of blueish purple fire was seen float ing into the Colorado river. Tlhis was un doubtedly from the Sulphur mountains, set on fire by the eruption. Resideneoo and valuable buildings on the ranch of Charles Townsend were leveled by the earthquake. Wroughlt by an Earthqulake. SAN DIreoo, Cal., Aug. U.-A Yuma corre spondent says that a report has been brought in there by Indians to the effect that an earthquake on the 80th ultimo re suited in chnging the course of the Colo rado river. It has left its old bed and is now flowing throgh the crevasse. IT AVERTED A PANIC. Fire in a teanler's Hold Kept From the Passengers. New Yonrr, Auna. 9.-On Friday evening the steamer Catchmire arrived here from Marseilles. It was to-day learned for the first time that when but one day out from that port the soft coal in the bunkers was discovered to be on fire. The captain gave orders that the strictest secrecy should be observed as, if the news spread among the passengers, it would be impossible to avert a panic. Immediate steps were taken to quench the fire. Day and night for ten days heavy streams of water were ponled upon the coal and the deck above it. The captain and the crew were oq almost con tinuous duty during that time. and when they arrived at this port they were almost completely worn out. None of the passen gers had any suspicion of the danger, nor did they learn of it till they reached this poet. PLEASURE ENDED IN DEATH. Numerous Drownings Reported From All Parts of the Country. BosTOx, Aug. 9.-By the capsizing of a yacht in Dorchester bay this afternoon J. M. Burke. Thaddens Manthon, Nellie Burke, aged 11. James Burke. aged 8, and Thomas and Annie Carmody, nephew and niece of Burke, aged 11 and 15, were drowned. Two men and one child, who were also in the boat, escaped. All the parties lived in houth Boston. pour Drowneal. MILWAUKEE, Aug. 9.- At Lake Pewaukee, twenty milge from here, to-day, Albert and Emma Barth, Martha Kimbling and Clara Ziegler were drowned by the capsizing of a small boat in which they, with three others, were sailing. 'Ihey were children of prom inent Milwaukee business men. Their ages average from 15 to 20 years. Drowned While Bathing. ASTORIA, Ore., Aug. 9.-Mrs. T. M. Park er, wife of the the professor of the Morn ing Astorian, was drowned at Clatsat beach this afternoon while bathing. HOW DIFFERENT HERE! Hottest Weather on Record in Dakota anald Elsewhere. ST. LAWRENCE, S. D., Aug. 9.-The hot test weather ever experienced here has pre vailed for three days past. So intense has been the heat that men and animals have succumbed in many instances, and harvest work is entirely suspended through the middle of the day. At one p. m. Friday the mercury rose to 108 and 110 in the shade. Late wheat suffered terribly, and some fielde will not be cut. Other wheat is all right. Corn Is suffering for rain. Unless showers come soon, or a cool wave, but little wall survive the ordeal. Hottest in two Years. CHICAGO, Aug. 9.-To-day has been the hottest for two years here. The signal ser vice thermometer reached a muxim'Im temperature of ninety-six and various pri vate thermometers in different parts of the city registered over a hundred. A number of sunitrokes were reported. Two were fatal. Hli d it been a working day the casu alties would undoubtedly have been very large. At four o'clock this afternoon a violent electric storm had the effect of slightly cooling the atmosphere. Reports from Kansas City, P'ittsburg. St. Louis, Sioux Falls, Cincinnati and New York, and various North Dakota and Min nesota points show the hot wave to have been general. Fatial Vindll St rlml. ASnLAND, Wis., Aug. 9.-During a terrible wind anid rain storm here yesterday, a cilcus tent at Washburn, on the opposite side of the bay, collapsed and in the panic which ensned among the spoectators of the performuance two smeall boys were crushed to death and a number of people seriously injured. The postufllco building also col lap'od, two women being injured, one seriously. Worst Storm of the Secaon. WAIlner, Minn., Aug. 9.-On Friday even ing the worst storm of the season, of wind and rain, prevailed, laving grain flat. Liglatning struck several places, and con elderable live stock was killed. Revised (uess at .iugar Produotion. WASIIINOTON, Aug. 9.-A revised state ment has been prepared :n the internal revenue bureau in regard to the domestic sugar production, based on latest returns, Producors' estimates are: Sugar cane, 458, 257,'_)0 pounds; beets, 29,210O.()01 pounds; solrghlnom. 2,510,000: lealle, 8,000,0110; total, 507,.)77,21). This estimate is considerably in excess of that of the treasury. which is )00,000.0000. Estimating that beet and sorghum sugar will polarize ninety degrees or over and be entitled to a bounty of two cents per pound, and that three fourths of the cane sugar will piolarize 90 degroes and over, and one-fourth between 80 and 90 degrees, and that all maple will be between 80 and 90 degrees, the amount of bounty to be paid will be as follows: On cane sugar, $9,549,875; on beet sugar. $a00d, I.a); on sorghum sugar, $40,000; on maple sugar, $140,000, total $10,229.375. Made a 'ure Job of It. ltarow, Wis., Aag. 9.-Mrs. Win. Drager, of this place, took three ounces of parjs green early this morning. Then she went to an outhouse and laid her stomach open with a razor, following utis out with three or four more slashes. Bhe lived four hours. Sithe had quarrelled with her husband a tow days before.