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VOLUME XV._HUNTSVILLE. ALA., SATURDAY, JULY 28, 1894. NUMBER 35.
r.tw.KG i nre to the effect that tl,e Mosqi s of Central America have gained the. independence. In North \roerita it is their victims who are now iighing for fieedom. It will not make the times less hard nor contribute toward their improve ment to he continually dwelling upon their gloominess. Pessimism never ac complishes anything hut the deepening of its own shadow. It is said that the senate snubbed Ihe secretary of agriculture by appro priating for his department a million dollars that he did not want. The odd part of it is that all the other secre taries were eager to he snubbed in the Mime way and were disappointed. Di p. latest warship can make a run of six hundred and thirty-six miles in twenty-four hours. No fleet afloat could catch her and no enemy could „et away from her. Vet there are those who think it would have been better to build a slow tub and save the speed preni'um. Extkiks are not closed, and the pro posed remedies for strikes and labor disputes are not less than a thousand. Don't the philosophers realize, that if there were no labor disputes there would be very little labor? What we want is not absence of disputes, but In dividual and collective social capacity to come to terms without suspending industry and breaking laws. Tiik New Orleans Picayune supports a proposition made by a member of its school board to substitute Spanish for i,nhn in the free higii schools, upon the ground that Spanish is more neces sary to young men who are destined to have business with the Mexican and South American countries. What's the matter with good, straight English? AVe have colleges to produce linguists. If. as Mr. Pullman contends, the pro posal to arbitrate was one which every business man would have declared ab surd. why did he reject the opportuni ty to have it m> declared when the men proposed to submit that question alone to an impartial tribunal, in which they had no representative? How much trouble might have been avoided by the exercise of a little common horse tense. It is understood that the selection of the commissioners to investigate the late strike hits received considerable discussion by the president and cab inet. but there are no open indications of speedy action in the matter. The president is disposed to act with the greatest care in choosing men of na tional reputations, whose findings are likely to carry weight with the entire American pntilic. - ■ ————. Mr. Wii.i.iam Waldorf Astor. who "as burn in this country but now resides in England, says through his Tall Mall tiazette’’that the riots in America "prove that the I'nited Slates are too loosely knit together for good government." Mr. Astor has found a "ay at last to brighten up his paper for tendon readers, and they will never (liscovej that he is not a great author ity cm the constitution. i nr fact lias just come to light that ike administration, through Secretary ■reshain. has sent an official cable dis patch to the Japanese government ex posing t]10 dissatisfaction of the nited States with the policy which ■apan has adopted towards Corea, and _'dng with these significant words: The ! nited States views with regret 1C laying of an unjust war by Japan a weak and defenseless nation "ke Corea.” T is evident from the press reports dm international athletic contest ^'-veen ^ ale and Oxford that the rep '"■ntatives of the American college ! pleased with their reception the liritish crowds. In fact, we -*thor from a perusal of the details " tlie vulgar Britishers brutally ■"nH'<l the English winners and stiil •'tore brutally groaned at the Ameri n 'anquished. Yea. more, they even .yae MK'fl disrespectful remarks as nitt up. you idiots." iu reply to the and all-absorbing Yale col !hp'r ' s 3 way they have over " o. and not a very good way either. "fthe most elaborate and real ly,.productions of this age of 'n ,f’p drama will receive its I Production in St. Louis with the ■‘T.n:n£ l,f the fall season. It is named re ' f inner." and is from the '' ^P'nk. editor of the St. Louis lnd . !?? *pws. Its scenes are laid in p. ar’"ut ^ Louis, including the Fair jPa s rapc track, the Cherokee gar '-5, ! ' >side Electric Light race "t tb•*’en' ('rant's l°g cabin home -eaturV l'v.er l’es Peres. The special Include a great racing tfa-t. ■ e <“ven thoroughbred horses, ridden fa,nous old Freeland, others, o - '*aac Murphy, Taral and -tfer -! I'and. group of plantation anr‘ 'dancers and a company of ; -■.r,n, ‘ ’ actors. It is pronounced "a-,?JT‘ent jud^ 3 "winner from ri w finish." *.>ps . -vnia has an official who : Ta* .. °f strikes in the state. [ ‘"voivin > , ;:!st Fear was fifty-three, '5 a i,,^ ‘ "s persons, and resulting Ls-,,,,' ‘‘"'ages to the strikers of P-r.kt ’-- ilie nu«ber of successful "as u, NEWS IN BRIEF.! ---—. Compiled from Various Sources. CONGRESSIONAL PROCEEDINGS. In the senate, on the 18th. the Indian appro priation bill occupied almost the entire session, going over finally without action. The confer ence report on the naval appropriation bill was agreed to. Several hills were passed, includ ing one to eneourage the reclamation of arid lands and their cultivation and sale in small tracts to actual settlers.In the house, after an animated colloquy between Messrs. Reed. Terry and Richardson and Speaker Crisp as to the different methods in vogue for counting a quorum in this and the Fifty-first congress, several bills of no general interest were passed, and the agricultural appropriation bill was sent to conference. In the senate, on the 19th. the Indian appro priation bill was finally passed. The confer ence report on the diplomatic and consular bill was agreed to. At 3 p. m. a message from the house asking a further conference on the tariff bill was laid before the senate, followed by an oral report from Mr. Voorhees. chairman of the finance committee, to the effect that the con ferees had been unable to agree.In the house, Mr. Wilson, chairman of the committee on ways and means, reported the failure of the conferees on the tariff bill to agree, and moved that the house insist upon its disagreement to the senate amendments. The conference reports on the naval and diplomatic and con sular appropriation bills were reported and agreed to. In the senate, on the 20th, the entire day’s session was taken up by speeches provoked by the presentation of a message from the house asking for a further conference on the tariff bill. Mr. Hill, who was the leading speaker, declared that democratic senators would have to rally around the president or else they would go to the wall. No vote was taken on any of tiie propositions submitted.In the house eight bills from the committee on the judiciary were passed, one of them providing for the in spection of immigrants coming to the United States at the port of departure, and one to pre vent the interference by United States courts with the collection of state taxes levied against railroad corporations, notwithstanding their being operated by receivers appointed by United States courts. Thk senate was not in session on the 21st. .In the house, for the second time, a joint resolution providing for the election of United States senators by the people was passed by a vote of more than two-thirds of the members present. The rest of the session was occupied in discussing the bill directing the restoration, as fast as vacancies occur, of railway postal clerks who were dismissed from the service be tween March 15 and May 1, 1889. No conclusive action was taken on the bill. In the senate, on the 23d, the event of prin cipal interest was Mr. Gorman's speech, tak ing up the gauntlet thrown down by the presi dent, in his letter to Chairman Wilson of the house ways and means committee. He spoke three hours in advocacy of the senate bill, and declared that both the secretary of the treas ury and the president had given their assent to the conference bill as prepared by Senators Jones and Vest. In this he was corroborated by both the senators named. Senator White favored the motion to insist on the senate amendments and to agree to further confer ence. No action was taken on any of the pend ing motions. .. Inthehouse.it being impos sible to secure a quorum on account of the at traction in the senate chamber., no business was transacted. PERSONAL AND POLITICAL. On the 21st a commission of royalist statesmen arrived at San Francisco from Honolulu on the steamer Rio de Janeiro, en route to Washington to see President Cleveland and obtain from him an explicit answer to a ques tion whether or not he will do any thing more to redress the alleged wrong done to Queen l.ilioukalani and the Ha waiian people by the action of Minister Stevens. Frederick Lowe, governor of Cali fornia from 18(53 to 18157, and a well known pioneer, died in San Francisco at midnight of the 21st. He had large corporate and banking interests. On the 23d Premier Ilupuy asked the French chamber of deputies, as a mark of confidence in the government, to re ject all amendments to the govern ment's press bill aimed at the suppres sion of anarchy. The chamber granted the premier's request, but all the other amendments to the bill were passed. Eugene V. Debs, C. S. McAuliffe, F. W. Archibald and seven other members of the American Railway union were held for trial in Milwaukee on the 23d, by United States Commissioner Blood good, on the charge of conspiring to obstruct the mails. Hearing of the contempt proceed ings against President Debs, Vice-Pres ident Howard, Secretary Keliher and Director Rogers of the American Rail way union, under the attachment is sued by Judge Seamans on July 19, was the special order in the United States circuit at Chicago on the 23d. The hearing had not been concluded when the court adjourned. CRIMES AND CASUALTIES. A threshing boiler blew up on the farm of John Case, near Hudson, 0.. on the 19th. John Crousley. owner of the threshing apparatus, was instantly killed. Barney Morgan, a farm hand, and another man were fatally injured. The barn caught lire and, with the threshing machfne and all the other contents, was destroyed. The total loss will amount to $8,000. The bottom of a converter at the Homestead steel works of Carnegie & Co., at Homestead, Pa., blew out. on the 19th, scattering 3.300 pounds of molten metal in every direction. Four workmen who were in the pit were ter ribly burned, two of them fatally. Hon. Edward V. Conley, of Waters ineet. Mich., one of the best-known men in the northern part of the state, com mitted suicide, on the night of the 19th. by shooting in the head. He had been chairman of the county board of super visors almost every term since the for mation of the county. The business portion of the town of Converse, Ind.. was almost destroyed by fire on the 31st. On the 31st a petard was exploded near the British embassy in Borne. No (jainsge was done. South-bound passenger train No. <? on the Grand Rapids & Indiana was wrecked at Laotto, Ind., at midnight of the 21st, Some miscreant had driven a brake team in a frog. The engine passed over safely, but the tender, bag gage car and smoker jumped the track. The train was loaded with Fort Wayne excursionists, but officials of the road assert that none were seriously injured. The police guard was withdrawn from one district at the Chicago stock yards, on the 22d. and the result was a bloody riot between union and non union butchers. When the police ar rived the trouble was almost over, and three men probably fatally stabbed and severely clubbed were picked up and taken to the hospitals. During a fire at Perry. Okla., on the night of the 21st, Clay Davis, a noted horse-thief and a member of the Dalton gang, and IJud Appling, alias “Califor nia Cyclone," a prize-fighter, broke jail. It is said that the prisoners had as sistance from the outside. On the 23d the Chicago express No. 12 on the Rig Four collided with a freight engine at Griffiths, ()., killing the fireman on the freight engine and two tramps of the front end of the mail car, and injuring several persons. Eaki.y on *the morning of the 23d the steam yacht Favorite, which runs from Newark, N. J., to Rockaway, was burned to the water's edge. Several of the crew were sleeping a board, and all were gotten off except two boys who were sleeping in the hold. □ On the 23d ten houses were destroyed by fire on Van Horn street, between Oakley and Leavitt streets, Chicago. Four children were killed and a num ber of persons injured. MISCELLANEOUS. It has been decreed by the czar's government that Siberia is too good for convicts, and as soon as the new Transsiberian railway has penetrated its gloomy depths it will be turned into a “paradise" for agricultural set tlers and mining sharps, while nihilists and other refractory members of Rus sian society will in the future be ac commodated on the island at Saglialin, off the coast of Russian Manchuria. On the 23d. instead of an increase of workmen at Pullman. 111., as expected by the officials, the number responding to the whistle's call was less than on any day since the attempted resump tion of work. On the 33d 400 employes of the Du luth Manufacturing Co. at West Du luth, Minn., which makes all kinds of freight cars, struck for back pay. The men were heavily in debt, and could get no further credit. The Canadian revenue cutter Petrel, on the 23d, seized the American steam er Louise on the east side of Point Pe lee. The Louise was engaged in the fishing trade, and is charged with tres passing in Canadian waters. On the 23d the fourth session of the seventh parliament of the Dominion of Canada was prorogued by the govern or-general. CONDENSED TELEGRAMS. It is feared that there will be more trouble at Enid, Oklahoma, because of the deputy marshals and Federal soldiers arresting many citizens without warrants and refusing them the right ff a preliminary hearing. Forest fires are raging for more than a hundred miles along the line of the North Wisconsin division of the Omaha road and thousands of dollars worth of timber and property have been de stroyed. The drouth has been appall ing in that section and there is little hope of checking the fires. Between 1 and 3 o'clock on the 24th, Coffey ville, Kansas, experienced a sub terranean explosion strongly resem bling an earthquake which terrified the citizens for miles around and caused much damage. Smallpox is raging at Mountain Grove. Mo. A large portion of the in habitants are sick with the disease. Numbers of people have left for other towns, and unless precautionary measures are taken, the disease is likely to spread to adjoining towns. Oxe man was killed, one fatally in jured, ten houses valued at §16,000 de stroyed, and much household property consumed by flames in a fire at Chicago on the 23d. Representative Tucker, of Vir ginia, the author of the resolution for a constitutional amendment to elect United States Senators bv direct vote of the people, which has passed the House, is sanguine that the Senate will also pass the resolution and the neces sary three-fourths of the States will give their assent necessary to matte it effective. Gov. Tillman, of South Carolina, has issued a proclamation declaring that the dispensary law is in full force and will be enforced. The country dispen saries in the various counties will open for business Wednesday, August 1st. Shortly before daylight on the 23d six masked men called George Harron from his bed at Burney's Station. Ind., tied him to a telegraph pole and gave him fifty-three lashes with beech switches. A terrible cyclone, the first in the history of Idaho, swept over Elk County on the 21st, uprooting trees and killing thousands of cattle and sheep. Hail stones to the depth of five inolies Jell in some piacea. STAGE ROBBERS FOILED. They Hold Up a Stage Coach and Shoot the Driver and One of the Horse*, but are Frightened Away Before Securing Any Booty—A Plucky Woman Pa**enger Drives the Stage to a Place of Safety. Portland, Ore., July 24.—As the fit; ge from the government camp, forty miles from here, was on route to Portland yesterday morning two masked men appeared in the road, about six miles from the starting point and commanded the driver, Richard Bamfield, to halt. Instead he applied the whip vigorously and the horses dashed past the highwaymen, one of whom raised a rifle and shot one of the leaders dead. The other then shot the driver through the heart, and as he fell from the box both robbers ap proached the coach for the purpose of robbing the passengers. The shots, however, had attracted several men working near by, and when they ap proached the highwaymen fled. The stage was filled witn ladies re turning from a climbing trip to Mount Hood, and Mrs. Julia E. Cardwell, one of the passengers, after cutting loose the dead horse, drove the stage to Sal mon station. The news was then brought here on horseback by Charles Dixon. A posse was immediately organized nnd a conveyance dispatched to bring in the body of the dead driver. The vicinity is now being scoured, and ow ing to the formation of the country thereabouts it is thought the high waymen will surely be captured. FATAL FLAMES. Sad Results of Allowing: Children to Play with Matches. Chicago, July 24.—One man was killed, one fatally injured, ten houses, valued at SI0,000 destroyed, and much property consumed by a tire that oc curred on Van Horn street, in the heart of the Bohemian colony yesterday af ternoon. Moritz Arka is dead and F rank ('izek is fa tally burned. Twenty families were rendered homeless by the fire, which was started by fout chil dren of Antoine Cizek. They were playing with matches in a shed. The fire was beyond control before the firemen arrived. Ark.i rushed into the burning mass to save the Cizek children, he got them out in time and returned to help his neighbor, Joseph Plaizkv, remove the furniture. Reaching the second story he was overcome by the heat and fell from the window, dying soon afterward. Cizek lost both eyes and his body was terribly burned. The houses burned were from 1057 to 1005 Van Horn, and five on Nineteenth street. The families which lived in them were poor and lost all they pos sessed. Arka left a wife and three children. Frank Cizek, who was burned about t he body and had both eyes destroyed, lied last night at the county hospital. HANGED IN THE JAIL, With the Sheriff and Court Offleers I.ockec nil the Outside. New Iberia, La., July 24.—A lynch ing, with unusual features, took place at midday yesterday in this city. The victim was Vance McClure, a negro hostler, who on Saturday attempted to assault a young lady, the daughter of his employer. "Yesterday, between 12 and 1 o'clock, while the police jury was in session and there were many people around the courthouse and jail.'oa number of men entered the sheriff's office, broke open a locker and took the jailer's keys. They then walked over to the jail yard and enter ing the jail building in such numbers as not to attract attention, took Vance from the steel cage and hanged him in the hallway from the upstairs railing. Meantime the jail gate had been fastened from the inside and the alarm having l>een given the court officers were unable to gain admittance. The fire alarm was rung to summon Sheriff Cade, who was at his home, and he came up to the jail on horseback without even a saddle, being refused admittance, he threw his weight against the gate and, entering, was surrounded by the mol) and shoved out again and warned at the point of a pis tol to keep quiet, being informed also that all the other prisoners were safe. The mob dispersed quietly, and the negro was found dead with a placard on his breast telling the reason why. he had been hanged. THE SITUATION IN COREA Kapidly Growing More Serious War to be Averted Only by Outside Interferenre. Lojtdo.v. July 24.—The Central News says it has been learned from high sources in London that the relations between China and Japan have grown much more serious within the last for ty-eight hours. Japan insists emphat ically upon certain reforms in Corea's internal administration, while China resists Japan's demands with equal de termination. Under no circumstances will China allow Japan's claim of the right to interfere. The Earl of Ki nberly. secretary of state for foreign affairs, had a ‘ong conference yesterday with the Chinese and Japanese ministers. He urged upon each the great need of modera tion and forbearance in both Fokin and Pekin, and spoke emphatically of the dire consequences of a war between the countries. His representations, while received with courtesy and ex pressions of satisfaction by both min isters. failed to elicit an affirmative ye* spouse from either. SENATOR GORMAN Pays His Respects to President Cleveland in Connection with the Latter’s Course in Regard to the Tariff Rill—He Declares That the Limit of Senatorial Kndurance Has Been Reached. Washington, July 23.—Not for many a year has the senate chamber nor has it in historic reminiscences presented a more stirring spectacle than that which took place there to-day. The knowledge that Senator Gorman was to take up the gauntlet thrown down by President Cleveland at the feet of democratic senators attracted to the eapitol a large part of the visitors and people of leisure who take delight in the comments of political gladiators. Mr. Gorman was in his best fighting trim. Never did he acquit himself of a task in connection with his sena torial duties in a manner. It an im pressive manner the Maryland senator told of closed factories and suffering mecha nies and said further suspense would be destructive. It would be destructive to the democra tic party, which now controled every branch of the government, and he hoped tlie situation would be met as became American senators and as l>e camo patriotic citizens. Mr. Gorman said the democrats had only forty-four votes for the bill, and, excepting the distinguished senator from New York (Mr. Hill), who had openly and man fully opposed the measure, there was only forty-three democratic votes to be depended on. Senators had voted for the bill at a sacrifice of state interests —almost of principle. Never before had there been such a condition of sac rifice. When the radical destructive bill came from the house it had been asserted that it could not be passed by the senate with the odious income tax attached. When the bill went into conference, although a ina joritv of the. democratic conferees had been southern men, justice had been done by them to every section. To re sent the caluminies that had been heaped on the conferees, he would give a plain, unvarnished statement putting the responsibility wherever it belonged, lie would say now, as lie would tell every democratic senator privately, that no matter at what sacrifice to state interests, the paramount duty of every democrat was to keep the party in power. □ Mr. Gorman made reference to Presi dent Cleveland’s letter to Chairman Wilson as the most unusual, the most unwise letter ever penned by a presi dent of the United States. On account of this letter he was forced to talk of private party matters in public. The honor of liis fellow senators also made him make the statement he would make. Mr.Gorman said every democratic sen ator had been consulted with a view to reconciling their views. Two of the democratic leaders had conferred with the president, knowing that the bill would not pass without the hearty co-operation of the execu tive branch of the government. What the president had said gave him the right to make the statement, as he did at the time, that the senate bill would receive the indorsement of a demo cratic house and a democratic presi dent. The secretary of the treasury, himself a tariff reformer, who had seen every statement that was proposed, or was to be proposed, knowing the condi tion that confronted his party and wanting to let tne country Know how matters stood, published a prepared statement on April 30, 1894. This statement was an interview with Mr. Carlisle about the tariff bill, in which he said that the hill would be passed without difficulty. That statement, siad Mr. Gorman, had probably a wonderful effect. I5ut it did not stop there. The president was not ignorant of what the senate pro posed to do. Forty-three democratic senators understood and believed this. The daily papers stated that the president concurred with his secretary of the treasury. It was known that he was not satisfied with the measure. The same could be. said of every democratic senator, for a com promise measure would not be satis factory in every particular to every body. It was believed that every cab inet officer, every democratic senator and the president himself were satis fied with the compromise bill as the best that could be presented. Senator Gorman threw down the gauntlet President Cleveland and in sinuated that the latter was seeking to blacken the character of senators. Men in high place, said Mr. Gorman, had sought to blacken the character of senators. These men were guilty of dishonor. “The limit of endurance has been reached", said he. “There i; no power however great— the president, with all his patronage—that would keep me silent longer. He hurled this at the presi dent. he said, and at those who chirped as he talked, that their insinuations were infamous. It was destructive to the country that men of high position should seek to blacken those who bat tled for their rights were cowards in high places dared not show their heads. Mr- Gorman had read (by Mr. Cock rell) a statement by Secretary Carlisle, furnished to the United Press and pub lished in the Washington Post of April 30, favoring the passage of a com promise measure. That interview or statement, Mr. Gorman said, had had a wonderful ef fect. It hau softened the hard places, and when democratic senators came to confer that compromise wa* accepted. SOUTHERN GLEANINGS. A Negro Hoy Preacher. The church-going negroes of Atlanta, Ga.. are greatly interested in the ad vent of a boy preacher named Charles Johnson, who comes from (iibbs, La. He held forth at Tilman's Baptist church, and 000 negroes were packed inside of the large church to hear him. He is l.i years old, and of the average size for that age. Although he claims never to have been at school for more than five months, he uses at times the choicest of language and ap pears to l>e able to express himself lucidly and logically. The boy preach er is of a light ginger-cake color and is far above the average in intelligence and has none of the awkwardness of a youth. His voice is deep, and, without seeing the source, one would be apt to think that a man was speaking. He claims to have been converted at the age of 8 years, and said that ever since that time he felt a desire to go to preaching. “1 know that I've got religion.” said he. “I preached niv first sermon eigh teen months ago and I have preached in five states. Sometimes 1 have an idea on what line I am going to talk, but I usually select the first text that crosses my mind.” A Good Word. Says the St. Louis (Jlobe-Deniocrut: “The Southern Exchange association, organized as a result of the recent con vention of southern and northern business men, will have an agency in each state to spread information con cerning the resurces and business pos sibilities of the south. The growth of the south from 1880 to 1800, ac cording to the figures gath ered by the association. was highly satisfactory. Farm products in creased 10 per cent., manufactures lOo per cent., the value of real and person al property50 percent., and the popula tion between'15 and 20 per cent. This was accomplished with but little aid from immigration. An effort will be made to obtain a share of immigrants and also to attract citizens from the north. The south is in good shape for an era of more rapid development than it has ever known.” Hidden Treasure Unearthed. John Armstead, an Ohio farmer, re cently bought a farm on the northern line of Lambkin county, <!a. While digging a foundation for a new house he upturned an earthen jar, in which he found $000 in gold coin, bearing date of 1800. It has been ascertained that Henry McGrath, who owned the farm ltefore the war, had that much gold coin in the Dahlonega mint in 1860, but what became of it no one ever knew*. There is no trace of the family now. Preferred Heath to Amputation. James Whitfield died in Athens. a few days ago. Some time since lie was kicked so badly by his horse on the leg that the doctors deemed it neces sary to amputate the limb. They told him that he would have to have it am putated or it would cause his death. He said he would prefer dying to going through life on one leg, and declined to have it done, and calmly awaited the end. lie was well-to-do. A NonaKdiarlan Shoots Himself. Whitfield Landrum, one of the best known citizens of near Lexington, Ga., who had attained the age of !i~, shot himself through the head with a pis tol and died from the effects of the wound. Landrum had been a success ful and prosperous farmer. The fami ly know of nothing to have caused him to undertake such a rash act, but the old gentleman stated that it was trouble. Crushed to Drath. Henry Brazier met a tragic death at Silver Creek, ti miles below Koine. Ga.. in a saw mill. Brazier, desiring to get the belt from the large driving-wheel in order to mend it. kicked at the band when it was going at a great velocity. His foot missed the object, and be fell. The rapidly-revolving band carried him to the big wheel, where he was crushed and mangled almost beyond recogni tion. Serious Fight Between Brother*. A very serious cutting affiray took place in Meridian, Miss., the other night. The parties involved were Joe and Xaee Ellierle, brothers, and well known business men of the city. Xaee received three severe wounds across the upper part of the body, either of which may ultimately result seriously. A feud has existed between the two br others for years. Camp Meeting of Splrituali*t«. The Lookout Mountain Camp Meet ing Association of Spiritualists recent ly held a week's session. There were mediums and speakers from different places in the United States. This cor poration owns a large number of acres of ground on the mountain, and have a number of cottages occupied by the members while in session. Mr ft. Eliza Fallf-r. Mrs. Eliza Fuller, the last surviving witness of the massacre of the Wilds family by the Seminole Indians in 18."W died at Valdosta, Ga.. at the age of 9'>. She was compeled to hide in the swamp for over a week in order to elude the savages. Cut Her Throat. Mrs. Clara A. Lindeuholm committed suicide at Chattanooga, Tenn., by stab bing with a butcher knife and then cutting her throat. She leaves a hu. band and children.