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"ksTAHLISHED AUGUST24,1852. WHEELING, WEST VA., MONDAY MOANING.DECEMJSElt 28,1885. VOLUME XXXIV.?NUMKEIt 109.
itte Mdfytmv.
"oiiivrt Nan. ?a uml #7 Fourteenth street.
j, Jin. Uokklino is said to be ageing. But
his curl is still there.
A TiiKATKicjL genius is going to introduce
a ciicua ring into the drams, as
Uimk'li the atajje hippodrome were a new
thing.
Tiliv have been dumping seven hunJrui
men out of the Brooklyn Navy Yard,
jiiit to remind them that "the Government
at Washington still liven."
Bsbus dUpateh. ? "Prince William,
who lias been ill with the measles, is now
coovslescent." What would this wide
world bo without its Atlantic cable ?
The surgeons are doing so well with the
nsw ar.if?tbetic, cocaine, that presently it
I will be possible to take a man's head off
without hiii knowing what hurt him.
fc'oME one remarks that Bob Toombs's
political disabilities have been removed.
Yes, ami it wouldn't be comfortable to be
within many milej of him when he finds
itout. ___________
A PiiiUDKLi'iiiA jury gave an orchestra
leader$500 in a breach of promise suit
jgainai a widow. If a widow can get
ahead of the orchestra leader the jury
aiiijlit let her go.
Two bl'ndhku members of the House of
Commons are believed to favor woman
luffrage. Such an enlargement of the
elective franchise ought not to be regarded
as violent in a land whose sovereign i? a
woman. In the matter of this franchise
we have seen wonders in our own country,
and may see more.
i-'ott a Christmas number the St. Paul
Ololt gave twenty-four pages in an ornamental
cover, well reflecting the wonderful
progress of the twin cities and the not
less wonderful enterprise of the Qlvbt under
Mr. Baker's vigorous management.
Ami bo West Virginia sends out the torch
of civilization to light up the wilds of the
"rowdy West."
Ok the (shipments abroad of American
g;lil (lie FinancialChronicle says i "Of course
there was and ia no need for our losing a
dollar, but on the contrary we ought now
t) be importing it largely. The current is
reversed and our stock is being drawn
down simply to make room for silver dollars
and silver certificates." There are
some members of Congress who do not
understand the drift of this current.
A TRKRiiiLK thing has happened to New
York's Grant Monument fund. Several
hundred gentlemen of the committe?v
who had forgotten to contribute, were outraged
by the publication 0/ their names
with tell-faJo duck eggs (0000) attached to
tUenv, and now they say, the monument
be hawed. New York seems nnable to
do (his thing in a decorous way. Indeed
gho ia not likely to do it at all without help
from Congress, and the country will not
second that motion for an appropriation.
Senator Payne ib doing what he can
to heip the Republicans win back Stark
county. The chairman of the Democratic
Committee of that county, in a letter to
the Senator, complains that after asking
the co-operation of the committee, he has
not caused the appointment of a single
person recommended by the committee.
It is (or reason that the chairman,
Mr. Conrad Schneitzer, writes to the Senator
advising him to consult with some
other member of the committee if he wants
anything in the committeo's line.* It may
be inferred that the Senator and the chairman
did not exchange gifts of the gladsome
Yule-tide.
Mu. John Uiuklow behaves strangely
for a Democrat in this year of grace. Perhaps
his conduct is to be accounted for in
part by the fact that he has not been out
in the cold during all the yoars when tho
Democratic party was wandering in the
wilderness, for he enjoyed tho sweets of
place under Kepublican administration.
Nevertheless, Bigelow now putting away
from him an honorable post with $8,000 a
year hanging on it, is a spectacle which
needs to be explained. He must have
known as much about tho Assistant Secretaryship
of tho Treasury at New York
as he knows now, for he has not entered
Qpoa the duties of the place, lie cannot
plead alier-discovered testimony. He can
unly ftiake people wonder. Nothing of
this kind could happen in West Virginia,
where we breathe the pure mountain air
of freedom.
With ? Lotc Cb?ln.
MiLUtRgnuBu, 0., Dec. 20.?John McC'aelin,
a farmer and stock buyer of some
prominence, commitied suicide this morning
at his home in this place. During the
part few days he has been staying at home
and acting somewhat strangoly. Ho was
mimed by the family during the morning,
but nothing serious was thought of it.
Uter in the day Mrs. MrCaslin had occaaion
to go to the barn, and. upon entering,
was horrified to discover the body of her
husband suspended from a beam. He had
taken a largo log chain up into the hay
lolt, attached one end to a beam and fastened
the other around his neck and jumped
off. The body was cold when found,
and presented a horrible appearance,
giving evidence of having been hanging
several hours.
Olri?at Wont ut ths.Moantftliif.
* iTTSBURon, Dcc. 27.?The one nun*
redtu anniversary of Lodgo 45 Free and
Accepted Masons, the oldest body of the
fraternity west of tho mountains, was celebrate!
to-day with religious services at
Trinity Kpiicoptl Church. Tho services
were largely attended by Masons, and
were conducted by Rt. Kev. Courtlandt
? nitehead, Bishop of the diocese of Pittsburgh,
assisted by Bev. Samuel Maxwell,
rector. Tho anniversary exercises will
continue to-morrow afternoou and will
*rin{i op with the reception and banquet
ui tho evening. During tbo century of
[he existence oi the lodge, notwithstanding
the iierce anti-Masonic wave, which
swept over the country, not a single
regular meeting was missed.
V!Jiinm and Kcha?f?r Mj?tch*<l.
CnicAoOi Dec. 27.?Vignaux and Sdiaetor
signed pii^or* last night to play a
match game in Now York within twenty
an-! forty days from dflte, the match to be
:?,00j points up, to be i)??i'od on five conftcutivo
nighte and for fl',000 a side*
! MR. KEILEY'S CASE.
VIEWS OF EX'MINISTXB FRANCIS
On Ills IWjactton bj th? Aoatrlan Govertiiiienl?No
Officii*! Objaotlon to Him B??
caoae Bit WIN wu ? Jewess? Itaron
Schxffit'i Action also Criticized.
new York, Dec. 27.?The Tribune will
publish the following to-morrow: John
A. Francis, lately a United States Minister
at the court of Vienna, to which Mr.
Keiley was appointed as successor by
President Cleveland, was Been yesterday
by a Tribune reporter at the housu of J. 0.
Havemeyer, at Yonkers. Mr. Francis
withdrew from the mission on August 3,
since which time, owing to the refusal of
the Austrian Government to receive Mr.
Xeilay, the duties ol the office have been
performed by James Francis Lee, Secretary
of the Legation and charge d'affaires
ad interim.
"Did you understand tho Austrian box
eminent to base its objection to receiving
Mr. Keiley, either oil the fact that h?s
wife was a Jewess or on the fact that their
marriage waa only a civil one?" aakedthe
reporter.
I did not," replied Mr. Francis emphatically.
"Neither of these considerations
were looked upon by Austria
oilicially as grounds for the rejection,
and 'twas never for a moment
intended that this (government should be
so advised. I had long conversations
with Count Kalnoky on the subject at the
time the dilliculty arose, and while ho
pointed out that a Jewess, or even a lady
of proximate Semitic origin, could have
no social status in Vienna, 4io never once
hinted to inu oilicially that th^t would in
any way influence the judgement
of the, Austrian government. X know
that Hebrews are not received in the
aristocratic society of Austria, or at least'
ot the capital, yet I am euro the government
takes no notice of this fact oilicially,
while it is quite powerless to alter it,
even if it bo desired. I am aware also
that civil mar/iage is not recognized
in Austria. They have civil marriages
there, it is true, though these
rtnuire to bo sealed by the solemnity of
ecclesiastical ceremony before they "are
looked upou as valid. Yet even this fact
would not exclude the only accredited
representative of a foreign country.
I think for instance if a Hebrewhad
been appointed instead of McKeilev
he would nave been received and recognized
in his otiicial capacity. His position
would certainly be a very uncomfortable
one, in ft social een*e, under the prevailing
usagca c( tjio Viennese society.
But as far as official reJat(ops are concerned
I do not think he would sutler."
"JIow far does the prejudice against the
Hebrew extend ?''
"It only affects their social relatione.
Some of the largest business men in
Vienna, as is well known, are Jews; yet
while they mix with Christians in their
affairs, they have ? distinct society ot
their own. Baron KotUscfrild, I may tell
you, appears just once a year ajppjirt, at
a state ball, may a but a short time and
goes away j while bis wife ntver appears
at all."
"What led to tie current belief that
Mr*. K*i ley'a origin woe the reason of her
hue band's rfjecti >n?''
"Simply an unfortunate mistake on tbo
part of Baron fe'cbaetler, tbe Austrian representative
at Washington. Count Kal
noky telegrnpueu 10 mm in ma rupiy ui
liiu Hi:nouRcoiocnt of the appointment
of Mr. Kmleytlijit fais government would
like to have an opportunity of considering
the appointment bofore tiuui'v uqusqjting
to it, us ij the diatom in n\uk cases, and
conliientialiy hinted at the know? act
of Airs. Kftiley'd being a JeweiMt.
Baron action in giving
publicity to this confidential communication
was gratuitous on his pan, certainly
ill advised, It was only natural /or
Mr, lijyard to pretext iimU* the drcumstancee,
and, of course, he did only what
sliy American would be likely to do in his
place."
' What harm co?lil result if diplomatic
relations should >>e l>ro^u;j oil' between
the two countries?'*
"A suspension of diplomatic relations
would operate injuriously to our interests
in this, that the Austrian government
would bo v?ry likely to give - the usual
twelvo months' notice of the termination
of the treaty. That treaty affords the only
real security we have for the protection of
Austm-Amoricau citis ma."
CLKVJJLAM/s UKUKl?rioy?
Hoy^iw Yea*'* Day Will 11? Obaotv?d at
thfl Will to lluuno.
Wash (kotos, Dap, 20.?The following is
the oiliuial programme lot t^e President's
reception on New Year's Day; *1u> preptrill
roprtk'a at 11 a. m. the members
of the Cabinot and the Diplomatic Corps;
at 11.15 a. m., the Chief Justice and the
associate Justices of the Suprome Court of
the United StateB and the Judgos of the
United States Court of Claims; at 11:30
a. m , Senators and Representatives in
Congress, the Judges of the Supreme
Court of the District of Columbia,
the Commissioners of the District of
Columbia and the judicial oOicers of the
District, ex-member* of the Cabinet and
ex-ministers of the United States; at noon
the officers of the army and navy; at
12:30 i'. u. the tfecreUry of the Smithsonian
Institution,* the Commissioner of
Agriculture, the Civil Service Commissioners.
the Assistant Secretaries ofthedepartmeutp,
Assistant Postmaster General, the
Solicitor General, tho Assistant Attorney
General, the head of the bureaux of the
several departments and the President of
the Coluiiibia!i Institute for the Deaf and
Dumb; at 12:45 j? tho Associated Soldiers
of the War of 18J0, tho
Grand Army of the Republic and
tho members of tho Oldest Inhabitants'
Aesociatlon of tho District of
Columbia: at 1 *?. m leception of citizens,
which will terminate at 2 v. si. Csrrlagos
will approach the Executive Mansion by
the eastern gHte and leave by the western.
The President will be assisted by.Miss
Cleveland and the ladies of the Cabinet.
Miss Cleveland's weekly Saturday afternoon
receptions, from three until five
o'clock, will begin Saturday, January 0,
and continue throughout the season. She
will be at home to tier irionas on Mondays,
Tuesdays and Wednesdays from
three until four o'clock.
lb* Deadly Oil Lump.
I Pittsburgh, Dec. 27.?Mrs. Barbara
Meyers and her 2-year old child died todayfrom
injnrles received last night by
the explosion of a lamp, which the little
one, who was playing about the room, accidentally
upset. Almost instantly there
was an explosion, which ecattered the
burning fluid over the room, the flames
i enveloping the mother and child. In her
fright Mrs. Meyers jumped from a second
story wiudow, and besides being terribly
burned received injuries which resulted
I in her death this morning. The baby was
burned almost to a crisp and died during
the night. Both were buried this afternoon.
l Mr. Jilfftlow'a Koalgnatlon.
Waiiiinutom, D. 0., Deo. 2".?Mr. Bigelow'a
letter to the President declining to
accept the ofllce ol Assistant United
SutoB Treasurer at New York will not be
Jlven out (or publication at present. Ool.
Amont said to-night Mr. Blgeloir's declination
is solely because of bis disinclination
to assume the great responslblli-1
ties ol the oliice, and lis duties being sot
congenial to bir tastes.
1'AHKEIWBUIiO POINTS.
I The Approaching City Election?Sonatorj
Camden's Little Scheme.
Special Diipatch to the Intelligencer.
Parkmchhurg, Dec. 27.?Much interest
ia felt by the better class of citizens in the
coming city election, A financial crisis is
at hand and nothing but the able management
of city affairs next year can save the
city's credit. The Republicans will hold
their ward primaries Tuesday evening.
Heretofore the conventions have been
packed with tho strikers of candidates for
salaried offices, but it is thought that a
winning ticket of representative and substantial
citizens will be the result of the
new system.
The Democrats will mako a desperate
attempt to capture the city this year, as it
is Baid to be a pot scheme of Senator Camden's.
The election of a Democratic
Council he expects to be an important
step toward breaking fhesolid Republican
delegation from thia county tnthe Legislature.
The Democrats are counting largely
upon securing big accessions from dissatisfied
colored voters.
On the other hand the Republicans are
seriously considering the advisability of
giving this largu class of voters a place on
their ticket?The Prohibitionists have
not, as yet, signified their intention of
nominating a straight ticket, although the
appearance here of Rev. A. B. Leonard
aud numerous temperance meetiugs just
at tills time, are supposed to ue pre para
tory to some such movement. Senator
Camden, it is said, will put some cash into
the cauvass. There is going to be a very
pretty light here within the next two
weeks.
Justice Doddridge Dead.
^ncla'. Ditjxitch to.Un Inttlllvcnccr.
Charleston, \V. Va., Dec. 27.?Justice
0. E. Doddridge, son of the late Phillip
Doddridge, the most prominent mfcn in
the State, died to-day, aged about seventy*
two years. Deceasjd was for many years
a prominent lawyer at the Kanawha bar.
TmilllULK CKIMKS
Unearthed In Aniitlo, Texas? In Unnatural
Mother'* Act.
Austin, Tkx., Dec. 20.?No clue has yet
been found to the mysterious tragedies of
Christmas eve. Mrs. Phillips, one of the
victims, was buried to-day. Mrs. Hancock
is unconscious, and is slowly dying.
James Phillips is also dying, liie
wounds are worse than it was at first supposed.
The community was horrified again
to-day by the discovery of a aeries of
crimes even more inuutuan than the
others. The remains of Claude Eanes,.a
little eight-year-old white child, were
found to-dpy in the back yard of his
nxtlmJa ..Mniiuoo {?? Virt villnaii a(
UVIIIVI D (IIWU..UVC, (uu Illiugu u?
Clarksville,'about two miles west of Austin.
Swine wore devouring the "body.
When discovered they had eaten all the
fleah from the bopep, but the features
were recogniaable.J
List August Hugh Eanes, tho father,
mysteriously died. A coroner's jury declared
that he had been poisoned by some
person or persona unknown to them
Aliout tlio time of Eanes' death Charles
Courtney became a boarder in the family,
which comprised Mra. J?ane8 and two
children, Pol lie, aged eleven, and Claude.
Tho unnatural mothpr tried to give the
children away, pleadiug poverty. A
couple i)f weiika ago she told lier neighbors
thai aha given pollie to a school
teacher down the riytf. Qn Monday
night laut Mrs. Kan pa visited a neighboring
faoiily and asked the privilege of
Xndiog the night. She said she had
> given Claude away to a family In
J^njpaaaa, and that Courtney being absent,
ahfi watf *fr?jid to sleep in the house
alone, ifext "mu^in^ fhe woman departed
for Austin, saying that slaw hitf received
a telegram from Illinois asking her
to attend tne lunerai 01 a remuve wuo uau
just there, leaving her a legacy.
Courtney reliffngd to-day, found the
house deserted, and "dlsgoyefbd the !?ody
of Plgyde, wbifch had been traced a"/pot
deep and uprooted by tl^e ewine. Intense
excitement prevailed when thfl news ol
the murder reached Austin. Courtney
was arrested on suspicion. Search is
betpg ?;;jjde for Dollie, who, it ia certain
has also been nmrifsra^, No one saw hef
leave the village. Her hu*t)*uu'a dpath
is aleg attributed to the fiendish wi/e. The
police to-night traced the woman to San
Antonio, and are looking for Jier.
Austin, Tkx., Dec. 27.?The Chief of
Police received a telegram from San Antouio
last night, sfatjng that Mrs. Fanes,
whose little son was found dead ijj the
bank yard of her premises in Clarksville
last night, had boon arrested in San Antonio
and would bo brought Iwrp fa-day.
The City Council and Citizens' Committee
on Safety both held prolonged sessions
last night with closed doors considering
ui?anc for unearthing the perpetrators of
the series ol crin>ep that have horrified the
city, and for preventing tfce summary
execution of the criminals when apprehended.
It is believed the Committee on
Safety has discovered an important clue.
Several thousand dollars lias been subscribed
in this city to aid in ferxefing out
jl?e assassins.
Djnnnilte Moub Ulaoovered In Time,
Ouicaqo, Dec. 20.?This morning a
quart can. of peculiar construction was
found ou tboJront porch of Judge Lambert
Tree's palatial residence by his coachman,
who tenderly picked it up and carried
it into a vacant lot in the rear, and
then started on g run for tho Chicago Avenue
Police 8tation. He was palo with
fright when,he reached there, and telling
Lieutenant Sheppard that he had found a
can of dynamite and where ho found it,
asked that an oflicer be sent down to investigate.
Ojlioer Gallagher was sent
back with him, and togetherthey took the
mysterious can to tho lako shore at the
foot of Chicago avenue and touched a
match to the foot of the dynamite fuse,
which was wound about tho can. The explosion
made a terrific noise, which was
heard distinctly at the statin::, and the
earth waa torn up for several feet.
8b? Was Covered With lllaylog Oil,
Giiicaqo, Dax 20,?At seven o'clock
this morning Mrs. Zelshi, tho keeper of an
eating house at No. 210 Wells street, waa
terribly injured by the explosion of a
kerosene larnp^. She had just lighted a
lire 111 1110 KltCUBU inu^u, now T...J inuwiing
the lamp from a shelf above, when it
broke and feil iuto the open atove, exploding
instantly, ami covering the unfortunate
woman with blazing oil. She flashed
out of the open door and into the back
yard, and screamed for help. A neighbor
succeeded in smothering the flames,but
not until the woman had been terribly
burned a bout tho back, breast aud limbs.
Every veetige of clothing below her waiut
was burned away, and it ia feared that
her injuries will result in her death.
t'nagbt lijr a Dteoy.
Db Moines, I a , Dec. 27.?wm. West,
chief distributing clerk in tho De sMoines
postoflice, was arrested here to-day. Early
in November two registered letters containing
larga sums of money were rifled
and their contents* abstracted.
It was supposed that the theft was
committed by one of the three postal
clerks on the Kock Island road, or else by
one of tho trio of the Des Moines force.
I Yesterday it was believed that Weat had
a hand in it and he was tested with several
decoys, two of which he opened. The
money was found on bis person and a full
confession followed. West belongs to an
excellent family,
DEPOSED PRIEST
OF THE DETROIT POLISH CBUBCH,
| Who Bu jieen Stirring Up Strife In Bli
CoDgregatlon-Home Muttorlngi, bat Ifo
Violent Outbreak* Yesterday-What
the Blahop Sttj*?Serluua Charge*.
Detroit, Dec. 27.?Trouble was anticipated
by the police among the Poles
this morning and. a force waa on hand to
quell any outbreak. A crowd was on
hand all day and once or twice there were
inutterings as of a coining uproar, but the
people were kept moving and nothing
serious resulted. A few arrests were made
for drunkenness or rough behavior, but
there was no sharp contest between the
officers of the law and the dissatisfied
church people. The crowd was composed
largely of Bightseera, who had no interest
in the church troubles. This evening the ,
police ara on duty, but find little to do,
ciio lury 01 uie muDBeeunugio unvo hjjl-ui .
itself. The police were expecting trouble ,
on Christmas day and to-day, the people
being idle, and the former a holiday. To-'
day having gone by without special incident
no outbreak is looked for before
New Year's day.
in regard to the distnrbanco and the
charges against Father Kolosinski, Bishop
Borgess objects to being called a despot,
and says in explanation of his actions:
"Ordinarily when charges are preferred
against a priest he is allowed to continue
the performance of his pastoral duties,
since to suspend him immeditely might
work great injustice. There are
charges, however, oi such a serious
character for which the
good of religion and salvation of souls
rtquire immediate suspension, if the-evideuce
sustaining them is of the propar
character. Such charges were preferred
against Kolosinski, and the evidence in
support oi them is overwhelming, lie
has been charged with immorality of such
a character that he should not be allowed
to stand at a Catholic altar for a single
hour, and no pure home should permit
tiiin to cross its threshold.
Under these circumstances, the Bishop
deemed it his duty to religion, to the
community and to family purity to buspend
his functious. While endeavoring
to find a suitable succe&sor he requested
Father Dombroski, a worthy pricat, to act
da temporary .pastor. The latter consented
to do so, but with great reluctance, ta
he knew Kolosinski's character, and what t
treatment might be expected from him. ,
immediately the latter began to pose as a J
martyr, and to slir up rebellion amongthe j
people. Ho did not address them Christ- j
mas day because lie had no reliable c
interpreter, and also because the whale >
object of the demonstration was bull- j
doling cf the worst type and v
Kolosinski was at the bottom of it. The j
Ijishop sincerely desires that the people
will abandon the man who is misleading
ttiem for hjs own purposes; thattbfy
will believe be has their interests tlii- c
cerely at heart aud that the first opportunity,
if they will allow him to do so, 1
ue will supply Uiem with a pastor worthy t
of them aud of the altar to which they ?
are so much attached." c
Father Kolosinski has also stated his f
position in an interview in which he i
states that he believes the Bishop is l
wrong aud he i? light,aud that he should t
not have been removed until the Bishop e
bud public)y announced his reasons tljerer \
for. Hp bulieves life trouble will not be 1
ended ijutil he is reinstated as pastor of J
the church. and says he was convicted t
without a hearing. He proposes to re- |
main In this city until ho gets wh it '
he considers due him. The rev- i
erend gentleman grew warm in his *
protest that he was innocent, and said in i
conclusion that the only way to solve the
difficulty was for the Bishop to listen to
the nraver3 of a powerful <;onk'reKation,
which fa able to judge tho wrpng from the ]
right. "The closing of their church \
gainst them on one of the most important .
holiday^ fn the year is painful to them,
and it cahno|, be wondered at tb^t ?hpy t
desire to worship in their own^ediilce with a
one whom they wppt 39 their pastor." fi
OX A CUKKUI.KSS COAST.
The Government Aaked to Beiou* the Grew 1
vt a Whulur. '
Wasuinoton/Pcc. 20.???creUry Man- <
ning has received the following dispatch j
from Senator Fair, dated San Francisco, t
24: "The American b#rk Amethyst, of c
this port, is supposed to be lost on hp)* t
*ay fi pm the Arctic ocean. The last ship j
to arrivo thinks she got down to Eehring
Sea. Tho Amethyst had on board fprty
men. Jftho ship has beeq Iqst on the
passago down, tho crew may have got on 1
Bhoro on some of the islands of the Behr: 1
ing Sea, in which case, unless assistance 1b '
rendered immediately, they will freeze to J
death. A petition from the owners and t
masters of the whaling tieet has been for- ]
warded you by maiJj imploring you to (
send up a relief party. Will you send
such a party immediately? In case the
Amethyst arrives I will telegraph you
promptly, so that you can pountermani)
orders." v t
Promptly upon receipt of tbe abqve dispatch
at the Treasury, telegrams were sent t
t/i nTnarienr.Pfl oflicen of tnerevenue ma
rine at San Francisco, asking for inform*- i
tion aa to the probable condition of the 1
ice jn Uehring's Sea, but answers have
not yot been received. The prevailing
opinion among the Treasury ofliciala is
that it would be impracticable to send out
a aearph party at this seaaon, as there is
no vessel in the possesion of the Government
strong enough to battle with tfjp
Arctic ice in winter.
The revenue marine steamer Corwin, a
vessel that has heretofore been remarkably
successful in Arctic work, is now at
San Francisco, and if it is regarded a*
foaaible to make the search, she would undoubtedly
be selected for that duty. If
the advices received from Sau Francisco
are favorable to the undertaking, tho matter
will be laid belore tho President for
his decision. _
Maw I'omat DUpovareU.
Kociiiwtku, N. Y., Dec. U7.?Professor
Swift, of the Warner Obsorvatory in this
city, last evening received a telegram from
Professor Brooks, of Phelps, announcing
tho discovery of another comet. It is in
the constellation of AquWa, which in the
esjly evening is low in the southwest.
The new comet is situated about six degrees
south of Alpha, and is described as
"brightest," and having a slow easterly
motion. This discovery secures to Professor
Brooks the second Warner prize of
$200 for 1885. .
u?t C.Mt U.t ^1,. I
lUrnaril'd and the Paris comets. Ho also (
found a star of the sixth oagnitude. Barnard's
cornet has a tail about two degrees
and thirty seconds long. The Paris comet 1
is brighter but has no tail. ]
Over an Embankment.
Mt. Vikxos, Dec. 27.?The "Owl" ex
press train, which left Boston at 10:30 '
o'clock lut night on the New York & |
New Haven railroad waa thrown from the ]
track by an obstruction about 3 o'clock
this morning, when near the city. The i
engine and mail cat rolled down a hank. I
The fireman of the engine was killed. :
The engineer waa slightly injured. The
passengers, none of whom was hnrt, were i
transferred to another train and sent to
New York after a delay of one hoar.
I'itOHIBlTlON ASA FACTOR
In Southern Politic*?A Meuaas to Bourbon
Democracy.
N*w York, Dec. 20.?The seeming
strange outburst of the prohibition fever
in the Southern States, threatening* as it.
does, to take possession of Georgia,
Alabama, Florida, South Carolina, Mississippi
and even Kentucky, the birth
place of "Bourbon," is greatly worrying
the old Bourbons, who foresee trouble In
1888.
The New York World has had correspondents
in Georgia and Kentucky reviewing
the situation, and the result of
their labors will be published in to-morrow's
issue of that paper. The correapondent
in Kentucky says that the
majority of the prohibition counties are
in the mountains where "moonshine"
whisky and lawlessness abound, but that
in other sections, where the people
have won their light, crime has
been gradually lessened; that prohibition
gained its first victory in the State in
Bullitt county, twelve years ago, and that
county, which was then one 01 the mont
lawless, is now one <5f the most orderly
counties in the State; that the sentiment
of the State is rapidly ceasing to be merely
lor temperance, and has taken a lirin
stand for prohibition, the prohibition vote
in the State being 30.405, out of a total
3f 277,000; that tno prohibition workers
bave declared that they mean to hubunt
to the coining Legislature a general law
alacing the issue squarely before the people,
and that plana are being considered
A) nominate a full Htate ticket in 1887.
fudge Fountain T. Fox, tlie head of tiio
Prohibition party in Kentucky, is quoted ;
is saying:
"It the Legislature does not adopt our
aw it will strengthen our vote in 1887, j
ind ciipple the chances of the Democratic
loinineesiutheconteatagainst theRepub- '
leans. When the prohibition law iB onco
larnod its friends nave the right to till
he otlices to be certain of its execution,
jecauae we have no reason to expect our ,
inemies to execute it when this would
>rovo their ruin. 1 am preparing a sixeenth
constitutional amendment on this' 1
lubject, to be submitted this winter to the (
ientneky Legislature. By Section 1 no ]
listilled or fermented liquors shall be
)rought into this country for sale at
wholesale or retail, liy Section 2 no dis- 1
illed or fermented liauors made in any i
ine State shall be eoid for importation ,
nto another State, tlmre to be disposed of .
it wholesale or retail."
The correspondent in Atlanta gives the
iredit of the great i evolution in that State,
vhlch ho saya "threatens the solidity of i
he 8outh," to James G. Thrower, a
daeterer, who came to that city from ,
Minneapolis, Minn., and in October,
807, organized a Good Templar lodge. (
Vs the order extended he refused to hold <
itlice himtfelf, Out conferred them on the ;
Colonels' and 'Judges,' who were thus ,
ed to believe that tliey were the leaders, J
than thfv were, in fact, but the ounuets
ii bis hands." ' \
? ?
!?5Q P?riluua Injured.
Chicago, Dec. 26.?It is stated at the
ounty hospital this morning that at j
east L'50 persons received injuries at ]
he burning of the Christina* tree e
,t the festivities yesterday, but that niott
if the burns and bruises are of a trivial
lature. Among the more painfully in- '
ured are Mrs. A. A. Carpenter, of No. 83 (
Aum street, who had a rib and her collar (
tone broken and her face and hands 1
corched; Mr. A. C. -Martletf, who was se- 1
erejy burned, and Commjeaioner Van- 1
'ell, whose face and hands were ecorcbed. I
>lre. l?ing, of Weat Congress street, and J
Hree little children are still at the ho*- 1
litalf all being quite severely burned. (
Pwo of the women who Jumped from the '
rindow to the ground, a distance of twen- 1
y-five feet, injured their backs, but 1
whether aeriouaJy or not is not yetknown.
' Haloid* Cor feplto. I
New Cabtlk, Dec. 20.?A youth named
Yampler, a son of the Iisv. D. W. Wamp- 1
er, who iB pastor r I the tyethodiat church, !
if Centreville. about 23 miles from here,
ommitted euicide yesterday evening, by
tuc^ling a hitching strap aboyt his neefc
irid "standing uuon the bapk of a horse, 1
ittaohjng the other end of the strap to the i
>arn ceiling, and tjien kicking the hors*, i
rhich immediately jumped from under
lira and left him swinging in the air.
Yhen the body was discovered life was
ixtinct and tlio cattle and sheep were
jiilelly standing quijer and about the \
>ouy, awaifing meir eyumntf nuicu
ho boy hail been sent to give them. The
lause of the young fellow^a Action is said ,
o hi?ve boon ovinx to a severe reprimand- ,
ng which his father had siren him for
ln^ecoming conduct. ' 1
4 Brawl.
Pjttsuubou, Pa., Dec. V6.?In a drnnken
jrawl at Newcastle, Pa., Christmas, VVil- 1
iam J,anffdQn reooiveij'wounijafrom a dirk
tnife. which will probably result fatally.
Another man named Koxbury waa struck
>n the head with a cobblestone and 1
leriously injured, and a third named Van j
tlorn was iatally cut. Bis wounds, howiver,
are not considered dangerous.
WKW8 is BRIBF.
H. ?. fox:, a brakeman, was k|l]ed ?t
Inderson, Infl.
Small-pox has ceased to be an epidemic
ft Montreal.
Timber thieves pn railroad lands in Ala- i
jama are to be prostwuted.
The 1st of January, 188Q, will be cele>rated
very generally as -Emancipation
}ay.
Tho Poetaster General is getting ready
o make his annoiutmenta of Postofiice In- '
pectors.
' In view of Indian troublos in the South- I
feet, reinforcements have bpensenttp the j
irmy In \x\tinz, ;
Tbo U. S. Court at San Francisco renlered
a decision in favor of the plaintiff" in .
he divorce case of Sharon vs. Hill.
Ofllcere of the Grand Trunk and Cana- J
iian Pacific Railroads deny that there is a f
jooling arrangement between them. I
Large numbers of .-New York cigar- i
nakers Lavo started to San Francisco to i
ake the jflaco of Chinese at advanced 1
iriccs. i
At Milwaukee, Wis., Mrs. L. A. Bradley
lied of blood-poisoning from a puncture :
n the thumb with the tin of a flah she was
IreBsinx.
Damages In $5,000 have been given
igaiost the Monarch Coal Company, of
Jennison. 0.. in favor of Jeremiah Rush,
or the loss of an arm.
President Cleveland, it is said, now pro- i
loeea to hold Senators and Representatives
esponsible for their recommendations for i
ippointrnents. i
invt'tufjuiiuu huuwo m migo uuuiuni uj
lostmasters to have been suspended from
lervice without causes being assigned, and
iontrary to the Civil Bervice law.
The Commissioner of Indian Affairs
ivers that he has not found in tho newsiaperH*
single dispatch coming from the
west concerning the Indians that was true.
Indianapolis claims the prize chromo.
1 divorce suit bstween George W. Stout,
i prominent wholesale grocer, and his
wife, was filed, tiied, determined, alimony
3 zed and paiu, all in the space of three
hours.
Regarding tho silver question in the
National House, it is eaid that many of
the members are in donbt, and the opinion
is pretty generally expressed that
either side has a majority aa it now
Btands, but that the balance of power is
held by those who have not yet made up
their mind,
BUSINESS WORLD.
THE CU8TOMABY DULL SEASON.
The Feature* of the Market!?Wheat Tend*
log Downward?Provision* Weak and
I Lowes?Iron and Natl Tcade?beared
It/ of Wool?Xo Change In Cuke.
*
Nkw York, Dec. 20.?Spcial telegrams
to BradtlretC* from leading trade centers
this week report the dullae 83 in wholesale
lines costoinary at this season. There are
some exceptions, notably at St. Louis,
where the distribution of dry goods is as
full and firm as it has been of late.
Throughout a good portion of the north*
west, alBo notably in Iowa, the movement
of merchandise has likewise been large.
At Chicago arranguients have been made
by bankers for an active and, increased
hn?inncR <lnrinir th? remainder of tho win
ter. The general merchandiee markets
there exhibit the lack of animation generally
ovtwrved at this time. Prices of leading
staples are tirin, and the general I die!
appears te be that prices are likely to ad- I
vance shortly after the opening of the
new year. At the east there is less doing :
in wholesale departments. There is, bow- \
ever, a very general Bteadineesin most j
staple lines. At Buston the confidence in a |
favorable prospect for the larger portion ,
of the winter ia marked. The distribu- ,
tion of dry goods from eastern cities is as ,
quiet as expected. ComiulBsioa houses ,
ire doing rather more than jobbers. ,
There is reported to be a fair movement
in brown cotton export orders. The domestic
consumption is moderate. The
movement of the groceries has be'en re- 1
stricted. Dairy products aro improved
ind higher.
UUEADSTUFFS AND PROVISIONS. I
The wheat market has been dull, and t
prices tend downward. Increased quan- ?
.ity afloat, visible supply and (prospec- c
lively) foreign stocks combined with i
ipeculative selling at home, are responsi- s
jle therefor. There is still a conspicuous 1
ibaence of foreign demand. In the north- fi
rest the larger njillers are now credited j
ft'lin QBing long 01 vfiivai. iu ?ny oveui, fl
*heat at Minneapolis and Chicago has {
ieen well held. Indian coin is in limited t
ixport demand, but in freely ottered. Gits f
ire dull and lower. lio?' products have I
ueen weak and lower, but on a slightly v
1'Dproved inquiry both at home and t
ibroad have been a little firmer. Herd- B
ivare and implements have been held u
note tirmly for alight advances, owing to t
he strength in iron. There have been 24 ii
!ewer business failures in the United '
States reported to litadilreeC* this week t
five days) than last, 1'JJ against 317 j and I
102 fewer this year to date than during a c
>ke portion of 188-4, or 10,904 against v
\ 1,300. t
via I HON.
Juit at this seas ju of the year there is J
lot so much activity as there has been of s
ate, but there is no less firmness ob- F
lervable on the part of holders and 1
nakers. The demands for pig iron are
air. There is even reported to be a ten- r
lency toward an* awakening on the part
A bar iron, a feature which possesses some
legree of novelty. TJiere has been no
:hange in prioa for iron. Bessemer ores a
ire scarce at some points and Bessemer t
)ig is firmly held at the advance lately
loted. Eastern steel rails continue to be
inoted at jf.Sa at the mill, At this time r
jrdera&re not #o freely tfiven ra previously.
in early advance in pig iron iH not
inlikely. Old materia), scrap and old
rails are ecarce and firmly held.
ikon and bteeu pricts (at mill ok pl'kxacb). '
Deo. VI, Dec. 18, Dec. 4, Lowest.
1HS5. 1835. 1M?. 183
i*Iir iron anth.
No. 1, ion. ... ?l&al8.50 |18*18.E0 119 0) <16 CO
3?r iron ruf'd,
i> lutid jfn'ij. I.CaJo. l.Cil2c
!t?jl ittlU, ton. ?3liWS <3taa> ?17.03 fDSQt
York N?ll Afcukct.
New York, Dec. 20.?Naila more or lets
maottled in lone and generally lacking in
inimation, about the only baaie for tra'dng
being found in i lie run of ordera for
e^ular trado wanta. Supplies are quite
iqual to the outlet, with a tendency to acmmulate
and ratoa easy, flotations are
placed at $2 60?2 00 per keg.
Tl>e Wool Trade.
BasTON*, Dcc. 20.?The Advertiser in its
weekly review of the wool market aaya;
Che feaftire8 of the market continue to be
ihe increasing demand for X fleeces and c
l U 1.. 4-1? ~U,?_
WTllur/ nruuia\w ?u*o utuoi ^iat;ro; nuu
the continued scarcity and strength of
medium wools. Sales of Michigan X have 1
neon made at 31 $c and some is held
higher, but we cannot Hud that saoh a
prico has been paid. We markup Michigan
No. 1 to 37c. No. 1 combing is higher
and very scarce. There is as yet no decision
in the case of the Downs wools, but
well informed authorities consider that
they will be passed in as combing instead
of clothing wools. If this should be done
there would.bo free importations, which
could pot fail to have an influence in
phecking the further advance of combing
wools; while,if they are classed at clothing
wools, that would prevent their importation
and cause a further advance in
combing wools, which are quite scarce.
The demand for XX ileece is quiet and
line delaine keeps dull.
Got* Tra<te?
Conxsllsv|llk, I*a., Dec. 20.?The Keyitone
Courier says; Tho anticipated advance
in coke with the Now Year has
failed to materaliae and the bright prospect
of better wages is for the present, at
least, postponed. The syndicate met last
Friday and decided against the proposed
boosting of prices. The situation is thus
frankly explained by a member of the
jymlicate: "The improvement iu the iron
:rade is confined chiefly to Bessemer uJg,
and tho advance iu the prices of this has
uot been sutlicient to warraut such a radical
advance in coko as proposed. Betides,
*o were obliged to consider that if
am rniaA?l tku nriru of coke. we ran a ureat
risk of loaiug much of our eaatern trade, c
while we would have beon obliged to ad* c
vance the wages of labor. Many eastern i
[urnacca would go back to autbracite were s
we to suddenly push up the price of coke, t
We succeeded in weaning them from (
anthracite to coke when the latter wai at c
italowebb and we want to keep them (
there. We are just as auxioua aa any- I
body to advance coke and wages, and will t
Jo bo juat aa aoon aa we can, but we don't i
think it adviaable juat now." i
? i
Arretted for Kiub*ul?m?nt. j
Chicago, Dec. 20i?William J. dinger, <
professional politician and Police Court |
clerk, waa arrested this evening on a war- J
rant iworn out by City Attorney Wash- |
burne, charging him with the embenleraent
of $5,000 of the city's funds. The !
warrant was served on him at his home j
on State street, and for An hour afterward ,
hia colleagues did some neat hustling to
have him reltaaed on bail. To the Harrison
street station, where he waa won't to
hold sway soine months ago, he was
taken. He tried to look pleasant when '
he told his name to the vtetjk sergeant, but 1
it waa evident that he was a broken down 1
man. lie was not placed in a cell and
waa given the freedom of the room. He i
waa subsequently bailed iu the 6um of
$7,000.
TUB GKANT MKMOIUAL.
Members of the Committee Dlapleeaed?Will
Not be Shamed Into UlvlBg.
New York, Dec. 20.?Bitter feeling bio
arisen in the Grant Memorial Committeo.
Chairman Cheater A. Arthur has attended
no meeting lately, nor signed a document
relating to the monument project; and
many others are with him in holding
aloof. The causo of this is the publication
of the names of the entire committee,
with tho subscriptions of those who hod
made any, thus emblazoning the several
bundled'who bad not contributed a dollar.
This is construed by them as a
measure of coercion, and now they are antagonistic
to the whole scheme. Jay Gould
was the original inciter of the displeasing
measure. He is a committeeman, and in a
meeting he spoke emphatically of those
who bad refrained from giving. Soon
afterward the list was published. The
secretary says, truthfully, that neither he
nor the books of the laud provided the
information, which was readily obtained
by searching the daily record of contributions
for the names of tho committee.
Nevertheless, tho aggrieved men--hold
that it was an attempt to shame them
into giving; that the promoters of the
fund sanctioned it, and that it iB an insult
that they can resent only by having nothing
furthor to do with the business. Not
& millionaire named in the roll has sent <
in anything since the publication. The
hffliff nnor in thnf. th? fnml will h? rloflftil <
when $150,GOO have been raised, and that
the city, Htat? and National Govemmenta :
Kill then be asked to appropriate $100,000 i
?acb, making a total sum ot half a million 1
vith which to build the monument. i
A 81 It AMU K DISEASE.
Jenth of the Ex-Slayor ot Omaha After a
lirlef Illoeta. 1
Omaha, Neb , Dec. 27.?Patrick F. Mur
>by, aged 40, ex-Mayor of Omaha, died o-night
lifter ouly a few daya illness from '
i mysterious malady. Saveral members 1
>f the family wore taken peculiarly sick a 1
reek ago. Mrs. Murphy lirst showed ,
igns of sickness. She had paios in her 1
mck and shoulders, and her throat became c
ore. She doctored herself and became J
ipparently well again. Two days later ;
jr. Murphy was affected with the same
vmptoma, though not serious at first. c
Jut Mrs. Murphy was again attacked, and 1
wo children soon experienced similar
eelinge. ThebMr. Murphy became worse,
ie rallied, however, and seemed on the
ray of recovery till this morning, when r
ie waa taken with violent cramps which 1
row worse until this evening when he i
lied. The doctor in attendance declares
he cause of death wa* atomaine poison- ?
og, the result of eating chicken 1
mich had been frozen and then allowed J
o become partially decomposed. Murphy ?
lad eaten only a small portion of the [
hicken and another member of the family, 1
?do ate noartuy na9 not as yet ueea ataeked.
Mrs. Murphy also ate very sparngly
of the chicken, and several circurntauces
seem to indicate the intentional c
toisoning by some outside party, and \
everal physicians declare that ptomaine j
loisouing could not have resulted under u
be conditions of the ca&e. ,
1U JiSCAVKlAXES. a
'ccullur Tr*n?nctton? of ho Old ladlanlan.
All Uli Moufcjr Luaucd.
Wabash,Ind.,Die.20.?HenryBlocher, ^
Red seventy years, who has for more than
bree dccades lived in a bumble residence t
o Chester township, this county, is now r
egarded with considerable curiosity by
ooney-lenders iu this section because of 8
>is peculiar methods of transacting busiless.
To escape the paymout of taxes, c
Jlocher, who is the possessor of about j
75,000 began loaning money on thirtyhree
years' time tome time fcinco, taking E
ia security first mortgages on uuencum- v
tered realty, the mortgages providing a
hat, at the expiration of the time stated, fl
be borrower having paid the interest
iromntly, should be entirely released
rom liability on the principal of the notes. J1
iix perount only was charged? and on
h? as terms .Blocker's funds were in great 1
lemand, and ho now has over $70,000 v
oaned out in this sliBpe. His nertonal r
lahita are very*simple, his household excuses
are very small and the remainder
if his income of $4,000 is reloaued as rapid- i
y as it comes in. He is generally regardid
as a crank, and prominent attorneys
flirt liai'ii mail hio tiin<-tu>nooo_u'hif>H )i?
? rites himself~aver that the borrowers
till be compelled to pay the principal at
oaturity, despite the provision to the conrary,
and cud leu litigation and annoymoo
is predicted.
EXPULSION OF CIllWJtBK
from Towni on Uia l'uctdo Gcmat-Goveruor
fttournmn'a K?p!y.
San Fbancisco, Dec. 20.?Governor
Itoneman to-day received a dispatch from
secretary Bayard, from Washington, in
vhich the writer states that his attention
ias been called by the Chinese Minister
o the movements in different cities in this
itate for the expulsion of the Chinese.
Che Minister suggeBtB that it Is more
jrofitable to prevent violence than to retress
it after it way have arisen. In
Qply to Secretary Bayard, Governor
itoneman telegraphed:
"There has not been a single act of
violence toward the Chinese in this State,
ior do I anticipate any trouble which
>annot be controlled by local authorities.
L'here is a deep-seated and unanimous
ebling on this coast against further imnigration
of the Chinese. Thousands of
;ood oitisens-are unable to obtain a livelilood
owing to their presence, deferring
o the suggestions of the Chinese Minister
o yourself, as to the proper method of
>reserving good order in this State, I may
ay we are capable of performing that
luty without gratuitous suggestions from
hat quarter."
Chicago riuclalUta.
.Chicago, Dec. 27.?Seventy-five or a
mndred representatives of the Socialistic
uemeni 01 unicago ueiu uieir usual budlay
meeting to-day and occupied about
in hour or ao in discussing the needs of
ioeialinin. Contrary to the expectations
if a good many people in the city, yesterlay's
dynamite sensation was nottouched (
jpon and very few intlammatory exprealions
were indulged in. There was a large
ittendance at the mass meeting of the
3entral Labor Union held to-day at which
i number of Anarchists were present
jesrae Schilling delivered quite u
engthy address on the advanages
of the eight hour system,
md Mr. l'aul Urottken, speaking on the
tame subject, took occasion to refer to the
inarchistsas injuring the chances of the
J-hour law through their extreme views
)D the labor question, The Anarchists
sresent greeted this remark with hisses,
jut were allowed to remain after a discussion
as to the advisability of turning
;hem out of the meeting.
Among others the following resolution
was adopted: "KeuHvtd, I hat this meeting
condemns the hypocritical and unfriendly
position takeu by the Anarchists
with regard to the 8-hour demand."
Fatal Towboitt Esploalon*
Prnsacola, Fla., Dec. 20.?The towboat
Jumbo exploded her boiler this morning,
fatally wounding the engineer, William
Ionurt, and the colored fireman, J. C.
I'utturaon. A passenger threw the captain
and a deck band oveibonrd, and then
jumped into the water and saved tetU,
although badly scalded himself.
A FIERCE FIGHT
BETWEEN TWO LOCAL FACTIONS
la IrtUnrt-A Pitched Until* In ITIitcli the
Woman Tnko Part-Twenty P*won?~
l>ftnger?u*ly lojureil ? Mr. l'nrneh'*
Uupelets Taik?Foreign Notes*
Duulin, Dec. 27.?Evidences of more
than the ordinary bad feoling among local
factions in Ireland have forcibly shown
theraaalves rescatJy,..8ii<l continue to give
the municipalan&pi^rr authorities great
concern. Au example of the increasing
irritation manifested itself yesterday
when a house in Creogblinetiraerick,
occupied by a to an named
Blade, was besieged by his political onponents.
The assault seems to have been
expected, aud the friends of Blade were
not slow in rallying to hto defense. They
immediately engaged in ft ueaperare conflict
with the beteiging patty". Womtn as
well aa men took sides in ??<* bcitle, uud
sticks, atones, guna and pistole wore
handled with aavage earnestness. It wai
fully two hours before the police, who were
called upon to disperse the crowd, and
arrest the rioters succeeded in restoring
order. The latest accounts record at lease
twenty persons, includingseveral women,
dangerously wounded in the battle. The
police, who were not at iirat uble to command
peace, were reinforced"' as scon
u that /act was evident, ami with
their combined strength succeeded in
making a large number of arrests.
Will Orgaulxt a litvnl Company.
Cork, Dec. 27.?All efforts to harmonize
the differencaa between the Cork Steam
Packet Company and tho Cattle Dealers'
Association have failed. The disagreement
between the representatives of the
;wo bodies on the 23d inst. culminated in
i meetiug in this city to-day of the cattle
iealers, during which a strong protest
*ras made against the action of the tteamjoat
company. A considerable amount
>f capital was represented at the meeting,
rnd resolutions were adopted favoring the
>rgani*ation of an opposition steam packet
lompany. Acting thereon it was also delidea
to immediately issae a prospectus
vith that view.
Parnell'B Uu|ielca?T?ak.
Londo*, Dec. 27.?The Kcomviitt refering
to the political situation says: "The
Tories and Liberals have drawn nearer
ogether, and have resolved to reject the
rude proposal for au Independent Irish
'arliament The British Parliament is
till master of itself. Mr. Parnell has unlertaken
a hopeless and impossible task
q attempting to make So members dictate
o 5M members."
Tho ArraUtlro Agstn Violated.
Sofia, Dec. 27.?Servian troop9 to-day
oade an attack upon a Bulgarian frontier
illage and were twice repulsed. Three
Julgarian soldiers wero wounded iu the
ingagement. The liulgariou government
rill send a note to the Powers protesting
gainst Servia's violation of the armistice.
CAULK CLICKS.
Dr. Ernevold will return from Berlin to
Jululand in February.
Prime Minister Sflgasta Saturday opened
lie Spanish Cortes, in accordance with a
oyal decree.
Moukhtar Pasha, the Turkish Oommteioner
to Egypt, and his Btati', have arived
at Alexandria.
The Pope is suffering from a kidney
omplaint, and has been ordered by his
ihyaicians to take a complete rest.
Deputy Kickert addressed a political
netting at Bremen a day or two ago, after
rhich a resolution was unanimously
idopted opposing the brandy monopoly
cheme of the German Government.
Intensely cold weather prevails throughnit
Germany. The wolves which infest
he provinces of East Prussia and I^ocaine
lavebeen driven by hunger to commit
musual depredations on the inhabited
egions of these provinces.
KILLED BY FALLING WALLS.
fwo Ltvaa Loat mid Thirteen llutldlnc*
lturned In G*urg?towu, M&??. '
Nkwburyport, Mass., Dec. 2ti.?Early
hia morning a fire broke out in Boardnan's
grocery in Adams block, Georgeown,
and extended to the Masonic block,
fanitable huildinir. Tennnv'a flhnn fmdnrv
ind the privato residence of G. J. Tenney,
ill of which were destroyed, causing a
088 which will aggregate $80,000, partly
:overed by insurance. Thirteen business
)lacee were burned out and one hundred
md fifty hands thrown out of employnent,
Engines were sent from Haverlill
and Newburyport, and but for
hem the entire center of the town would
lave been destroyed. During the fire Joseph
Illaley, a fireman, aged twenty-four
rears, unmarried, and George A. Chase, a
slerk, aged twenty-five years, who leaves
i widow and a child, were both inutautly
tilled by the falling walls. Clarence M.
Jlark, a bagiragemaster employed by the
ioston and Maine Kailroad, had his loft
eg badly crushed. Fred Goldsmith, Arhur
Tucker and Charles Williams, fireuen
of Haverhill, were also injured, Wiliams
being probably fatally hurt. E. A.
featon and another Georgetown fireman
tad arms broken. The tiro is a severe
ilow to the business interests of tlvo
own.
Chicago'* Exhibition )al602.
Washington, Dec. 27.?The Sunday
Capital saye: A bill is to be introduced
n Congress to lend tbo name of the
iovernment to the international exposi
iuu, nuivu u hi uv uciu iu viiimhu iu
.892, to commemorate the (our hundredth
inniversary of tht discovery of America.
L'he Chicago people aro a Rood deal increated
in this enterprise and are going
o push it with the energy that
ias mado that city famous. They
hink that the typical American
:ity should be the leader and tho location
if this confemeration, and consider it
luite as appropriate as the holding of tho
:entennial celebration ol the republic at
he cradle of liberty. The exposition will
>e planned after that of Philadelphia, and
imilar legislation is desired, except that
10 financial aid or guarantee ia asked
rom the government, the people of
Chicago agreeing to foot all the bills.
W?at?rn Union Otflti llii Law.
New York, Dec. 20.?A ganjj of Western
Jnion linemen cut or tore from the poles
>f the United Lines Telegraph Company
n this city yesterday in full eight of tho
police, tlx miles of new wires in splto of
;he fact that Judge Wallace granted an inunction
not long ago restraining the
Western Union managers from Interfering
nrith the rival line until the court decided
a-hat wires each company owned. Tho
wire* cut were two new covered wires
which had lately been strung from the of.
See of tho United Lines to tho iioffuian
House to work the Commercial Telegram
Company's stock tickers, which competo
with those of tho Western Union. Mr.
Stokes said to-day: "This is the most
daring robbery 1 ever hoard of, and especially
in view of the fact that tne
Western Union Company is under an injunction.
The fact islhat our tiekerqhave
swept away an income of over $10,000 *
year from them,"

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