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iSi.L.SHKD AUGUSTUS. VA.. THURSDAY MU1BfIW. JA1WARr 19,1888, V0L^ VI.?NUMBER xlT '
J & % tMigcmr.
I omc*i No*. *0 and Fourteenth ritr*?l,
I It now appears that the hero of the Erii
I lord a2air waa not the James Uachanar
I who waa /Wdcnt.
I Tbc Pennsylvania Democratic Commit
I tee may im^ine that ft hae done ita dntj
I jo the state in endorsing President Cleye
I :isd's Ireo trade policy. Pennsylvanii
I will later on r*pndiate the reeolatioiu.
I Ora Democratic friends aro organizing
I cew dobs and attempting to gather toI
getber mo scattered remains of old ones,
I Doea this mean that they are frightened
it the Republican uprising in tno scaie r
Ir the B. mett-Moulton Opera Company
ibftli prow to b? a good one, it should be
wali patnnizid at toe Opera ; House next
treei. Every half-dollar dropped in the
(baz o?ce during engagement will be a
vote for papular prices At th&t house ho reafter.
___
A rsTKXDLV critic paints out two illustration
cI bid Eogiieh in yesterday's Imtiuioknckr.
If the nee of tho prepoei*
tioa "Iroia" at tho ond of the sentence
qao'.eJ by him is incorrect, the B*n was
kaovioffly committed end tho sinn?r
would do it again. The critic's othor point
L?, of coarse, well taken.
It id ez:romoJy unfortunate that the
g'jjsnork", the nail factories and tho
i^l pl&at? an uimultanoonoiy idle, but
this very idleueas emphasizaa Wheeling's
growth and increased prosperity. Comparatlrely
few yoard have passed since the
mspensioc of the nuil and glass works
were enoagh lo paralyzs trade. Wheeling
iiHfi enlarged her resources and divermfieJ
her industsies eince then, and now,
even with tht*o works idle, aeeme fairly
pro3p?ro::-?.
The Parkeraburg State Journal Bays the
fcilora to enforce tho present good liquor
liw is in-4/.icij prohibitionista oat of tho
psop'e. We can't see why it should. If
the people who profeaa to deeire the beat
pMsible btato of affairs in regard to the
liquor irallic will bo conaiatent enough to
indicata that they honeatly desire the enforewent
of the entirely adequate existin?
Uw, it will be enforced. Profeaaed
prohibitioniata knowingly support, at
every election, candidates who will not
enforce the tew.
Tiio.sk two strong young Nebraska men
who, when overtaken by tho blizzard, forsook
a youuk lady auu littlo boy, leaving
then to tho niercy of the storm while
they might safety for thomsolvea, shonld
be shunned by all who admire courage
amle-jlf-aecritice. In mArked contrast was
their action to that cf the young lady herself
who, forgetting her own horrible suffering,
deprived herself of her wrappings
to shield her littlo ehr.rge from tho cold.
U may In note J that In the hundreds of
incidents of iho terrible storm that havo
been detailed, this ia tho only one wherein
it appears that any of the actors were
guilty r,f cowardice or of even shrinking
from duly.
The Bt'jrica of suffering and death incident
to the great atonn -v ou'.d fill volumes.
Not the leant oad are three of the brava
KhoDl tatcnera, moat 01 mem womon,
-who oacride?d their lives and limbo in at*
tenpts to save the children in their charge.
When mada'a are ulruck and monuments
are erected in recognition of noble deeds,
theso bravo women must uot be forgotten.
Gov. XcUill, of Minnesota, finds tho
new high-license law in that State an efficient
means of reducing the evils of in*
toxic?.'ion to a minimum. The Governor
says there has been a total rednction of
over 1,600 in the number of saloons in the
State, and that"while the effects of the law
with regard to the diminution of drunkennej3
mr.flt naturally be of a mora or lese
speculative determination, still thore are
many facts which plainly warrant an inference
that there is much less than be*
foro tho law went into operation." He
then quotes tho opinion of Bishop Ireland,
who, he truthfully says, is probably bettei
able to judge of the general effect of the
law with respect to drunkenness than
anybody olae ia the State.
Bishop Ireland says: "If there was I
popular vote t>day as to high license ^ic
Minnesota, the majority would bo overvhnlminuiv
,'n ! ? furor- Tt a finlnHoil
of tho temperance qaeotion. Ita benefit!
are already appreciated by the people
and it would be imposeible to change the
high license law of Minnesota to-day
The financial feature of the Minnesoti
law ia one of ita many admirable features.'
Weat Virginia should study the Minns
sota experiment carefully before adoptinf
prohibition.
Contrast with this the experience witl
prohibition in Rhode Island. Is Wes
Virginia prepared to voluntarily undergc
the Bad experience which Rhode Island'i
Gorwnor rfeacribeft?
An Irou Firm ITi?Ua.
Wiliimukjii, Pa., Jan. 18 ?The Eagli
Iron Wotks, extensive manufacturers o
Krews and iron fenccs hero, failed las
ni?ht. Daniel A. Fell, attorney At law
hw been appointed receiver. * The affair
of tho company have boen unsteady tori
7*ar past and tho failure ia no snrprise U
basinew men here. The liabiliiiee ari
jet unknown, but are said to be very large
The company is composed 'of George 8
Bippm, Timothy Parker and George A.
The i);ckeon Manufacturing Company a
wanton and a number cf New York am
Philadelphia dealers will be the heavies
losers.
Urover 1? Inttrmcd.
Siw York, Jan. 18.?The following i
from the Sun: "President Cleveland wa
aaxioza to ltarn from me, when I wu i:
Washington last Saturday," Colonel Fel
|o*8saiil yesterday, "what royjudpmen
concerning the proposition to hold th
Democratic National Convention in Nei
York C:ty. 01 course I favored holdin
the convention in this city, for two reason
*t ie the best place to hold tiio conventio
J?. sr.d personally it suite my convenience
President expressed no opinion."
Heoator Wllaon Uo-elrctcd.
Dkixoi'hss, la., Jan. 18.?The tw
fcooase of L^slaturo met in joint sessio
ftt aooa to-day and declared James 1
JVil?on duly elr.cted United 8tatee 8em
w lor a term of six yean om the 4th <
**rch,i88y.
TREASURY SURPLUS.
: A BILL TO UTILIZE TI1K MONJ
: Bj Perpetuating the National Banking 83
5 tem Introduced In the g*nate?The OhU
1 Valley Centennial Matter la the
lloaso ? OoogTMi Yesterday.
r Wabdikotok, D. 0., Jan. 18 ?After tl
readier of tho Journal, tho Speaker p
k tem called the Hoaae to ordor and sai
"I deciro to cay in order to allay uneaainc
and epprehendion about tno condition
, oar honored Speaker that he is in proce
! of rapid recovery, and that tb? occauii
which calls the present occupant to tl
chair, will, happily, I tnwt, rapidly pa
away."
Mr. rirnavannr. of Ohio, nrenantad tl
memorial of the Board of Centennial Coi
' missionera at Marietta, Ohio, in regard
the centennial celebration cf the sett!
ment of the Northwestern Terriioric
- and it wan ordered printed in the Jiccor
Mr. Stone, of Missouri, from the Ooc
mittee on Public Linda, reported a reaol
tion calling ou tho Secretary of the Int
rior for information as to what lpgialatic
ia nec? s*ary for the di?pcsal of iho pubi
timber lands eo aa to secure at tho ean
time the preservation of tbo natural lore
lands at the head waters of navigable ri
ero, and pat toithia reach of settlers n legi
means of providing themselvoa with tic
bar for building and domestic purpose
Adopted.
Mr. Lyman, of Iowa, from the Gomrni
tso on Elections, submitted the vlowo i
the minority on the Thoobe-Oarlisle coi
tested election caso and they were ordere
printed. The liouae then went into Con
mittee of tho Whole on the Agricultun
Experiment Station bill. Aiter a brie
consideration tho committee roao and tb
biil w&9 passed.
When the Wilkins Banking bill wi
reached its opponent* resumed their fill
boa taring.
Io the Henato,
Washington, d. u, Jan. ia.?a. di
was paesed reducing the charge for pas
ports from five dollars to ono dollar.
After a rumborof petitions had bee
presented and bills introduced,the bill fc
refunding the dircct tux of 1861 was take
up, the question being on Mr. Chandler
motion to recommit tho bill. Tbe motio
wns rejected. The question was tho
tahen on an amendment offered by 51
Edmund*, requiring ail claims to bo file
within b!x years, and it was agreed t
8evoral amendments of a verbal charai
tor were also agreed to. Mr. Berry ofiere
an amendment providing that no pArl <
the money collected lrom individua
shall be retained by tho United States t
a r ot oil' against r.ny State indebtednea
Agreed to.
Mr. Far well introduced a bill to autho:
izi tho Secretary of ttie Treasury to app!
the surplus money in the treasury to tli
purchaeuof United States bonds, "and j
Srrpntuite the national bauklng aystei
y providing further securities. The tin
section provides that the Secretary of tb
Treasury be and he is hereby anthorizs
and directed to isauo to the Natioai
Banking Associations heretofore organise
or that may hereafter be organized undt
the general law, coupon or registers
bonds of the United States in each fori
and such denomination as he may pr
scribe, redeemable after iifty years Iroi
tho date of theit issue, bearing inters
payablo semi-annually, at the rate <
three per cuut per annum, to be used 1:
tho National Banking Association an eeci
rity for their circulating notes. Sue
bonds shall be exempt from taxation L
or under iitato or municipal authority.
TUB 11 EVEN UK MARIXK.
Sometbinf of luteroac to Yonng Qlea wl
Dflilre to Ifiotar th? Hvrvloe.
Special Oorrapondence of the Intelligencer.
Wabuinqtow, D. 0 , Jan. 17.?Yoac
men, especially thoaa who aro atndent
dMiroag of positions ia the United 8iat<
Ravenae Marine, will find it to their ii
tereet to read the Moving, which a
from the Rales and Regulations proma
gatod by tho Sacretary of the Treaanry c
the 10th instant:
A candidate for appointment aa secor
aseifltant engineer must be not lew ths
twenty one nor more than thirty yoara i
age; he mnst be of good moral characti
and correct habita; he mnst have workt
not less than eighteen months in a m
chine shop and have had reaponsib
i charge of a steam engine, or else hai
served not leas than that period in char;
or assisting in the care and management
the machinery of a steam vessel in actn
service. Upon examination he most 1
ablo to describe and sketch all the differei
par la of tho marine steam engine and boile
and explain their uses and mechanic
operation, the manner of putting them :
i action, regulating their movements, ai
t guarding against danger. He moat wri
a fair, legible band, b3 well acquaint
with arithmetic, eimple menauratio
i Eagliah orthography and corapoeitio
i aldo with rudimentary mechanics and i
. practical' applications; but hit moot po
seas eome skill in the use of ordinal
1 band-tools, and havo a fair practic
) knowledge of the nature of hoat ai
, steam, of the general laws in relation
, the expaueion of etoam, of the use of tl
indicator and intarpretation of diagram
' of the cbemiatry of cornbuation and cc
i region, of the composition of sea wat
' and uoo of the salinometer, and of .tl
. uflual calculations to determine loss 1
blowing, gain by heating, and wat
! necessary for condensation.
No person otherwise qualified und
i thia circular will be commissioned as i
t engineer before he has shown bin abili
to perform duty at sea in a rotisfacto
) manner for a period of at least six montl
a This service may either antedate or
acquired subsequent to an examination.
No person will be designated for exai
(nation until he has filed in the depn
ment the necessary certificates showi
' his proper qualifications under this circ
' lar as to character, habits, and lime
t times of service, and the ability that b
been displayed during such service,
i
I Tobacco Men Take no Action.
a Washington. D. 0., Jan. 18.?The 2*
3 tional Tobacco Association met here
* day. There were about thirty membera
the Aaaociatlon preaent from differe
t parta of the country. Aftor a brief a,
j informal discussion the following *
x adopted:
Ituolird, That tho National Tobicco i
aociation, having met in conference a
finding that the views of Congress ai
8 probable action on the tobacco tax qa<
tion aro undeveloped and uncertain,
8 Therefore, we believe it advisable tl
a the conierecce of tho preeent time take
- action thereon.
t An Executive Committee copsiltliig
e twenty-five membera waa appointed,
r I^to in tho afternoon tho Auociati
K adjournod eino die, and went in a body
s. pay their reapecta to the President,
n
9. They Mast Not Land.
WAsnisaTjN, Jan. 18.-The Treait
Department ia informed that a irambei
0 convicts liberated at New Calodonia i
_ on their way to thia country via Calif
" nia. The Collector of Cxutnma and 1
Oommiaaioner of Immierotion at fc
i- Franciaco have been notified to look i
Df for auch immlgranta and to prevent th
landing.
mb. lamar bwqbx in.
Ha Takta th? Solemn Oath to Support the Constitution
of tha Country.
it Wahbikotoh, D. 0., Jan. 18.?Tho Sn- ;
preme Court ol the United Statne tits
ri- with * loll bench to-day for the Hist time i
> since the 4th ol May, 1885. Mr. Lamar
reached the Capitol a little alter 11 o'clock
this morning, and proceeded to the Justices'
room oi the Snpreme Court, where
ka the oath o( office?the ordinary modified
oath?was administered to him in private.
10 The Judicial oath was administerod in
d: public immediately alter the day's setsion
>os was opened. Tbe email spac<* reserved
0> (or tho general public was erowded with
strangers, but the apace within the encloaure,
reserved for the bar, contained not
)n moro than the usual number of lawyers,
he Among the people of note present were
,0 the Attorney General and tho new Secretary
oi tbe Interior, Mr.Vilas. Tho Judges
in their black silk robts tiled into tbe
ie chamber in solemn procession at 12 o'clock,
a. and the assemblage at the tap of the inart0
abal's gavel, arcoo respoctfully and remained
standing until the members of
e* the court had taken their places. Mr.
h, Lamar, clad in a well-fitting suit of black,
ci, followed tho court and took his seat beQ.
side Olerk McKtnny at the right of tbe
bench. The Onief Justice announced that
a* the first proceedings of the court would
e- be the reading of the commission of Air.
>u Lamar aad the administration of &
ic the oath. Tho commission was there- o
io upon handod to tho clerk who read it,
st alter which Mr. Lamar read impressively a
v- from manuscript tho following: ti
al "I, L. Q 0. Lamar, do solemnly swear tl
i- that I will administer juslico without re- B
y. spect to persons and do equal right to the tl
poor and to tho rich, and tnat I will faith- b
t- fully and impartially discharge and per- a
)f form all the duties incumbent on me as tl
> associate Justice of the Supreme Court of r<
id the United HuUes, according to the boet of n
l- my ability and understanding, agreoable li
al to the Constitution and tho laws of the tl
if United States, so hfclp me God." ti
e He took tho Bible as he uttered the last ti
sontenco end at the eud solemnly kissed it. d
ib He woo then escorted behind the screen bi
i* which extends the length of the bench b
bohind the chairs of the Justices, and tJ
after a minute'e delay reappeared at the
jj left clad in a new flowing robo of glauty a:
black silk. Tho conrt and the assemblage ri
B* rose. The new Justice bowed to hia as3o- e
ciatee and then to tho bar and the public g
Q and took his Beat in the chair ol the P
,r Junior Joaticti at the extreme left of tho P
n bench. The court then proceeded with a
'g itfl ordinary routino businesa.
a *** P
n Speaker CiirlUlc'n UoiitlUlon* ti
r. Washington, Jan. 18 ?At 11:45 o'clock fi
d this morning Dr. So were said to an Aaao- ?
3* ciatcd P.-eaa reporter; "Speaker Carlisle Q
j rested well daring the night find awoke w
r this morning considerably refreshed."
;B When tho Doctor called at 11 o'clock he
jB found bicn sitting up in bed oating a light
5 breakfast, and he seemed to be in the beet c
of spirit*. During the visit the Speaker
r. inquired whether be would be able to
? keep his Atlanta and Macon engagements G
q on the 231 and 24 h of tho present month. ^
0 The Doctor replied that it was quite out ,
n of the qaeation. Dr. Sowers cxprisaed "
jt tho opioion that it woald be some consid- 8
ie erablu time before the Spoaker could resume
his duties in Congress. ?
"J Acicnltural Experiment Stations. g
Washington, *D. 0., Jan. 18.?The (3
d Honee has passed the bill making appro- tl
prtatloca to carry inio euect ill. provisions ~
e- of tho agricultural experiment stations
n act, j
jj x'jtoniBinoN i'^Ruodi: island. It
'7 DaQol.ooy In the Htiue Ilev.nu. nDd fViuit
** of Public Support to the Law.
j*j Pbovidesce, R. L, Jan. 18.?The Gen- p
eral Assembly met yeeterday and Gov- p
ernor Davis' meaeaga was presented. It n
shows expenditnreo for the year of $852,704 J
io and receipta ^$737,751, leaving a deficien- 8
cy of $114,053. The receipts of the 8tate
Treasury from licensoa show a falling off h
ig in revenue of more than $100,000 annual- e,
3 ly. Manifestly, from the exhibits the ex* b
' penditnres of the State must naceasarily c
53 bo in excess of any protective income g
i* irom pr*>entreeources, and means should h
re bs provided to make good the deficiency, tl
The State's Indebtedness is $1,2 41,000 and
the net increase of indebtedness for the I
in year ia $142,338. a
Of the prohibitory law the Governor h
td says that the Chief of State Police has r
in been diligent in his olflce and that the law n
[if he was appointed to administer has been I
>r enforced as /ar as the influence in his con- r
id trol can efi'est it. That the law is not t!
a- more efficient is for wantofasufllcient pub- I
le lie sentiment to support it. It is a thankre
less task to attempt to enforcealaw which
(o has not the moral support of the comof
mnnity. j
m The courts at nrcsent taking action are r.
39 60 encumbered" with business already f
at brought that the delays to final action d?- 11
rs feat the purpose oi the prosecution^. The g
al Governor suggests that the number of fa
in district courts might advantageously be in- .
id crossed in the State and the courts given a _
to broader jurisdiction. J
JQd PltOIIIUlTlON 18 i H AT WORK. h
Q, A Constitutional Amendment Reported In 5
tS the Mnaiiachnsetta Senate. ^
8" Boston, Jan. 18.?The Legislature, ^
2 which has just goi to work, is undoubted- i
1(1 ly in favor of constitutional prohibition,
to It is almost certain that the prohibitory
amendment will be advanced toward sub- r
fl? mission to the people at the 1889 eloction. f
,r" The Prohibitionists are early at work, t
or and to-day an amendment forbidding the t
Je manufacture or sale of intoxicating liquors t
"7 was reported to the Senate by the Com- c
er mittee on Constitutional amendments, c
By a new order of procedure this and all ?
er other amendments were referred to a new i
an Rpecial committee instead of to the Liquor a
Law Committeo. , t
ry The first debate of the eeason will be
|8' upon this measure, and it will probably
b0 p ise tho Senate by a fair majority, and
the House by the necfsiary two-thirds. It t
n* must then receive a similar endorsement ,
rl* from the Legislature of 1BS9 in order to go J
Dt> to the people for fiual disposition at the *
Q* next election. Three of the eight mem- s
or bers of the committee dissent from the j
M report. s
There are some indications that the pro- g
hihitioniata will be stroncr enouiih to carrv c
through a prohibitory law in addition to t
7a- the preliminary action in favor of the
to- amendments. If prohibition by statute
t ohonld be sprang upon tho people two or
: three months hence there would bo lively
<nf times in the Statu next fall,
nd
'08 Pennsylvania Kmplojrea Advanced.
Pittsboroh, Jan. 18.?It coald not b?
q([ definitely learned, bat it js nnOeratood
nj that tho Pennsylvania Company has
ts- granted the rfqaests ol Its employes. An
intelligent railroader stated to-night that
nt the men had recolvod an anatrer from the
no otUclala ol the Company, and that it waa
satisfactory. The advance, he gai 3, was
ol aboat 10 per cent. i
on Horth.rn fuciflo Hhop. Uorncil.
to Portland, Obo , Jan. 18.?The ronnd 1
home, machine and blacksmith shops o(
the Northern Pacific Terminal at Aibln,
burned to-day. Lms {45,000; insured (or
lrT( J55.000.
The First 111* Fire (or Yeart.
"" Ersixomu), III., Jan. 18.?Fire deatroyed
K. N. Dodd'a drnjt store and a
ian grocery o! Ninth and Monroe streets this
Jnt morning Lota $30,000; insnrance$28,000.
elr This la the fint important fin In thla city
or ytart,
RANDALL DEFEATED
DEMOCRATIC STATS COMMITTE
DC Panna/lranla baa an Interaatlof and 8lj
nlflcant IMeatlng?President; Clevalaad'a
Tru Trad* Polio/ Eadoried-ConUit
Ovir tha Kxaoutlva Commltte#.
Habbiabubg, Pa., Jan. 18.?At the mee
K of the Democratic State Central Con
nittee thia afternoon Dallaa Sanders, (
Philadelphia, the candidate ol Oongreai
nan BandalJ, waa defeated for Ohairma
)j Elliot F. K-lsner, 01 JLuiorno count;
rbo ?u pat forward by Congreaama
Scott. The vole stood: Kisoor 42, Sac
iera 35, Robert E. Wright 1. A lar#
mmber of prominent Damocrats from a
>arts of the Stato wore present and pa?
icipated in the preliminary skirmish. Th
executive Commit toe, which consists c
ileesru. Wm. A. Wallace, Samael J. Rat
lali, J. Henry Cccbrane, Wm. L. Scot!
Vm. McClelland and Wm. Mutchler, wa
elected after a contcst. The committe
lecided to hold the State Convention i:
larrisburg on Wednesday the 23rd c
donnreasman Scott presented the fol
swing resolution which was adopted afte
ome show of opposition by Mr. Davii
f Lancaster, and two or three others:
MRaolved, That this committee cordially
nd empha1 ically ondorso the sdministra
Ion of President Cleveland. It has beei
tiorongbly true to the best interests of thi
topubfic. Tho peace and prosperity o
le country are largely dno to ita wise one
onign policy with reepoct to both foreign
nd domestic matters. It has reformed
le Civil Service; abolished useless offices
?daced the cost of government; restorei:
iany millions of acres of land to the pub
c domain; eflected a large reduction oi
ae public debt; prevented the imports
ion of foreign pauper labor under con
act, and has wisely and consistently en
eavored to effect a redaction oi the idle
irplus in the Treasury and to lighten the
nrden of taxation borne bv the mass o!
tie people.
"The line of policy laid down in tho lasl
nnual message of the President for the
^vision and redaction of the war tari?
specially commends itself to us as a sari
aarantee of prosperity to all classes o
rcdacers and of that genuine end honont
rotectfon to labor so Ion;; pretended bnl
ever vouchsafed by the monopolists
?gislatiou of tbo so-called Repnblicac
arty. We, therefore, avow without healktion
or qualification onr unshaken condence
in the wisdom, courage and patri
tiara of President Cleveland, and ear
estly and hopefully recommend ant
rgo his re-election to the great ofBct
rhich he has so acceptably lillcd."
11KADS LI KB A BOMANCE.
arcer of Uio Lnte Dr. Gordon?Hla Olala
to the Earldom of Aberdeen.
Txxabkana, Ark., Jan. 18.?Dr. Johr
lordon, who died Monday night in a little
ox cabin which charitable neighbor!
ere had providod for him, was born ir
cotland in 1813.
George Hamilton Gordon, the fourth
lar) of Abenleon, was his cousin. In the
ear of his birth his couain was created s
Iritish peer with the titlo of Vieconnl
fordon, for the sncceeefol negotiation 01
tie treaty of TopUtz, by which he induced
be Australian Emperor to join the alli<
nee against his son-in-law Napoleon.
Dr. John Gordon came to America ii
843, and sncceacfally engaged in businesi
it a short time in New York, and ther
loved to St. Lonis. He was an intimate
oroonal friend of Senator Thomas H
lenton and an influential factor in the
olitica of St. Louis. Hore he was a'.sc
ropperous and he became wealthy in th<
lanagem'ent of a wholesale business. Be
eraes tin ally overtook him, and he ear
endf-red all to the liquidation of claimi
gainst him.
Gordon then came to Texarkana ant
oped to make a living for himself by the
aloof modicine which ho manufactured
at was harrasccd by persecutions on ac
onnt of not having a license. The olt
entleman struggled along bravely, ant
eld the respect of thoso who knew him U
ho last
The Doctor's claim to the earldom o
iberdeen he nnver discussed, but otheri
esert the obstacles to bis Recession wtu
>is refusal to take the "Burials oath," I
equirement growing onto! the establish
aent cW the Ghnrch of Scotland. Lort
tjron'a father, "Mad Jack Byron," mar
led Katharine Gordon, of Aberdeen, am
he Doctor was therefore related to thi
'oet Byron.
The P. ft L. E. Iuvcatlgfttion Ended.
PiTTflBDEQii, Pa., Jan. 18 ?Saperlnton
eni Holbrook, of the PiUebargh & Lak<
Irie Railroad, aaya that the inveatigatioi
ato the alleged crookedneea in the paaeen
er and ticket departmenta of the line ha
een completed and will be preeented t<
be Board of Directora at their meetini
text Monday. A. D. Smith, (ieneralPa*
enger and Ticket Agent of the rqad, wil
i8 reinatated. Whether he will resign o
lot, Mr. Holbrook ia nnable to atate
'he general impreaaion, however, ia^tha
ie will. Tfiro employee will be diamisaed
mt It la not likely tbnt any prosecution.
rUi take plice.
A Prloceaa Married In Pittabnrgh.
Pittbbdhoh, Pa., Jan. 18.?Frances Voi
Steuben, the alleged granddaughter o
he King of Wnrtembnrg, abd Max Beed
he defendant in the criminal enit recently
>rought by the Society for the Preventioi
if Ornelty, were married at the Bagiater'
iffice to-day by Squire Soffel, of the Soutl
iide, thus settling the criminal proceed
ngs. Mrs. Beed is only fourteen years o
igef and cannot read or write. Her hua
land is quite intelligent and well to do.
Bin. Logan's Health.
NiwYouc, Jail. 18.?The Tribune uy
bat the accident to lira. John A. Logai
ly which ehe ?aa thrown from a carriage
laa left lasting results. Her friends hen
ire Informed by letterg that ahe hia sever
lain almost constantly in tho injnrei
honlder. Mrs. Logan Is Raid to hav
[rown old rapidly eince tho General'
leath, and to have lost much of her oli
ime vivaoity and energy.
Jake Sharp Wnnti a Kelt.
Nbw York, Jan. 18.?Jacob Sharp swor
resterday that he expects to die soon an
hat he wants to settle np all his earth!
itlaira without delay, in order that ha ma
lie in peace. The suit in which he mad
;his meloncholly affidavit is one brougfc
walnut him to recover an unpaid bill fo
wire fence. Ha wants the case to go 01
dtit the plaintiff desired the case to be de
[ajed.
DIxm)> Llbtl Salt Pat Off.
Kanbab City, Jan. 18.?Sam Small, th
Bvangeliat, hid to leaye &ls meeting to [
pear in court to aid in bia big adverlkdn
Bcbemo, aa he called tbe charge whic
Dixev makea agiinat Elltor Muuford, i
tbe Tima The caae was con'.inuid ov?
until tho 23'Ji, and though Small proteatei
he was pa>. uadur bind to appear at tbi
time anil vaa releued on bia person:
recogniaince.
Dan Drlio ill
Albany, N. Y., Jan. 18 ?Tbo Oourt
Appeala haa refused a itij in the caae
Daniel Driacoll, who was aentenced to I
hanged Friday, but the Governor h
granted a reapite ol three dajra.
1 BUCHANAN 'H SWEETHEART.
And 01d;v?nion uf tb? tUMan the PrMldaot
Ktmalovd a Bachtlor lt?Tlv*d.
B Pittsburgh, Pa., Jan. 18.?The true
story o! President Buchanan's love affair
[ wai told to-day by an Intimate lady friend.
The interview was prompted by the publication
in the 8l f anl Olobt ol a etory of
Buchanan's alleged awaetheart which bad
no foundation in fact. It ia believed that
, Bnchanan'n real sweetheart committed
suicide. The story it told by Mies
'* Blanche Nevin, of Lancuter, the sculptor
)f and artist, whore greatest work, a atatue
of Muhlenberg, is in the Capitol at Washington.
Miss Kevin is a daughter of the
n Dr. .Tnhn W. Nsvin. the thnoldffian.
h whose residence, "Caernarvan Place,n ad-!
n joins "Wheatland,1"where President Buchi
anan resided. The two families have ale
waje been intimate. Mies Nevinsaid: "In
II hia jonth Mr. Buchanan's heart waa won by
- the charms of a beautiful Misa Coleman,
e who, like himaolf, resided in Lancaster,
f Kho waa u mombsr of the aristocratic Colei
man family, whoae vast estates and the
!, Cornwall Iron Worka, near Lebanon, Pa.,
a which they controlled, rendered them one
a of the wealthiest in the country. Bucbana
an and Miaa Coleman were betrothed and
f were considered one of the handsomest
couples in All the country around. Some
time after the engagement had been anr
nounced Mr. Buchanan was obligod to go
'i out of town on a bntinoss trip. He returned
iu a few days and casnnliy dropped
f in to epe my aunt, Mrs. William Jenkins,
with whoae husband he waa on terms ol
i intimate friendship. With her waa stay)
ing bor slater, Miss Grace Hubley, a
I daughtor of General Hubley. a RevolnI
tionary officer, a pretty and charming
i young lady.
I "From this innocent call tho whole
; trouble aro3e. A young lady told Miso
L Coleman of it and thereby excited her jeal
ouey. be was indignant that he should
! visit anyone before coming to her. On
the spnr cf the moment sho penned an
- angry noto and released him from hia en
gagement. The noto was handed him
) while ho was in the court house. Persona
> who eaw him receive it remarked after*
f ward that they noticed him turn pale
when ho read it. Mr. fiachanan waa a
t proud man. Tho large fortune of the lady
) waa to him only another barrior to his
F trying to persuade her to reconsider hor
s rejection of himaeif. A few days after the
[ quarrel a party to go to Philadelphia to at*
. tend an oporA was arranged,and Miss Cole*
t in an waa included in the invitations. They
j went to the city, but when the time for
i going to the opera had arrivod Miss Oole
man, on the plea of indiepoeition, remain*
ed at the hotel. Upon the return of the i
- party from the opera Miss Coleman was
- found doad in hor room. It was intimated
I at tho timo that in hor despair Bhe might
j have committed snicide. Mr. Bachanan
was overcome with grief. He wrote to
her father, begging the privilege of being
allowed to be one of the mourners at tho
funeral. I once caw the note myself. Mr.
1 Coleman returnod the letter withont other
answer. This sad and pathetic experience
i loft an indellible mark en Buchanan's life.
) As you know, he nevor married. All who
, knew him well knew that he choriahsd
the* memory of hie lost lovo until hia
1 dying day." ^
A FAluY TALE.
j President Hachsunu'n Urothar Denounces a
I ltoxuADtio Story.
t Philadelphia, Jan. 18.?"It io sheer non[
sense and only a fairy talo," said the ltev.
; Dr. Elward J. Buchanan to a correspondent
last night, when &sk<d what ho had
i to ssy about tho story printed in a St.
? Paul paper about a love episode of Presi*
[ dent Bachanan in Erie, Pa.
The Rev. Dr. Bachanan is a younger?
\ twenty years yonnger?brother of the late
t President James Buchanan, and was seen
) at hia residonce, corner of Pine and
. Eighteenth etreets. He read over tho
. item absnt his brothor, and then paesed it
j to his daughters to read. Tho peruaal produced
a hearty langb all round.
1 "No, there's not a word of truth in this
* story," continued the venerable clergyroan.
"My brother only hod one.love af?
. fair?that with Miss Coleman, of Lances*
I tor, related in Mr. Cnrtis' .life of my
i hrntkor T /Inp'f fKlnV mo KrnfVior vol
) ever in Erie till after ho was President of
the United States. Anyway he iaoet corf
tainly never lived there. Nor waa he ever
j a printer's devil, nor did he ever work in
j a printing office, or on a newspaper. I
i don't aay there coaJd not have been a
. printer's devil named Jamca Buchanan in
1 Erie about 1810, for thore waa a printing
. office and newspaper there aa early as
1 18C8, but the James Bachanan referred to
9 in the item waa not my brother, President
Bachanan."
Decidedly (or lllaloe*
Minneapolis, Minn., Jan. 18.?A repre3
sentative convention of Minnesota Repubi
lican clubs is in session here to-day, with
. 250 delegates present, tho purpose being
the formation of* State League aa a branch
of the recently larmod National League.
3 Ex-Governor Barto, of Sauk Centre, was
I mado pormanent chairman, and Lieut.
Truasel, of Minneapolis, secretary. 8tir1
ring speeches were made. The tone of
tV>A AAvt?tnn((An ?oa rlanMnilliT Rt.InaUVi
i iub vuuiuuiiuu ttma umugu$j wwubibui
? A Condemned Murderer'* Suicide.
, Pittsburgh, Pa,, Jm. 18.?Edward
8 Coffey, confined in the Pittsburgh jail and
under sentence of death for the murder of
Policeman Evans, cat his throat from ear
i to ear this afternoon, with a email s'zsd
f penknife, which he concealed in his call.
Ho is still living, but cannot recover. The
i Pardon Board refaeed his application for
f a commutation of tho sentence this morna
in?, and bo committed the deed shortly
b ifter being informed of tho Board's action,
i ...
Colonel Monlton 111.
( Naw Yob*, Jan. H? Colonel 0.
* W. Monitor), the brother-in-law ol General
Sherman, vat reported to be
very low to-nlRllt at the Hotel Arcot, HI.
a trouble la congestion of the brain. His
family aro with him. Colonel Monlton
formerly lived at Manifla'.d, Ohio. From
there he moved to Cincinnati and came to
? tbie city Ave years ago.
B bklrprtl Out.
, Cbaeliston, W. Va., Jan. 18?J. T.
i Wilton, a tailor, who hat been employed
<1 in tbla city, and who married a Mist Hall,
of Ooal Valley, in November last, skipped
for parte unknown last nliiht, leaving
nnmerone unpaid bills. It Is aald ho has
? a wife and several children in Htannton,
a Va., where ha ieeided before coming to
y this city.
y Tea Thun.and P?opla BtAnrlag.
0 D.ihu Ian 10 A il'.n.tAk ha. ... nil.
ir ed the rooms ol the American Hoard o!
i, Foreign Minions from Mirdln, in Ktst
|a Turkey, etating tint 10,000 people ire
starving there, and calling forlramedlato
relief. It is also reported thnt the limine
In Adina, Central Turkey, still continues
8 ind the number who are suffering in'
creases daily.
g '
Death Under Had Clrouroitasce*.
j[ Bibmikoiux, An., Jan. 18?Tiro secr
tlon hands, named Donley and Spsars,
'i were shot to death in a house of ill repute
at Canningham's, a small station near
here, a', an early hour this morning by
two young farmers of the neighborhood.
Murdered aud ltobbad.
?J Lucaw, Out , Jan. 17.?Bobsrt Orm, a
oi farmer of the township of London, whiie
be returning home from the eity last night,
aa waa waylaid, murdered and robbed. There
la no daa to the murderer,
i
THE GREAT STORM.
THE DEATH LIST STILL GROWING.
Additional Report* from the States Through
Which the Bllsxard Swept?Loaa of Life
U Greater Than at First Reported*
Zero Weather Throughout Tezaa*
Omaha, Nib , Jan. IS.?Charles Gray,
living near Tekamab, died yoiterday from
exposure In Thursday's atorm. lilta
Lonia Koyce, a school teacher, eight miles
from Plainview, had bat three pupils an
the day ol the storm. She started at 2
o'clock with the children for ? bouse about
tmantv i)U(?n( hntlrait linrwiv. All
lay down in tho enow and Uias Royce
wrapped sp tho little ones aa beet ebe
could. Early in the night one child died,
later a eecond one, and just as morning
broke, the third child snccumbed to the
cold. Mies Kojcj thon managed to reach
the house, lees than twenty rods away,
Both her feet are badly frozen and they
will probadly have to be amputated.
A. school teacher and eight children,
nsmee nDkuov.ii, ire reported from Nellgh
to have perished. Fire men named
Stickley, brothers, are reported from the
same place, to hare "been frozen to death.
Alto an old man named Glone, and a boy
named UiUer. Mrs. Miller, the boy's
mother, nsa also badly frozen, and will
lose both legs. She was returning from
tho funeral of anothor son when caught in
the storm.
A dispatch from Dubnque, Iowa, says:
The fatalities of tho blizzsrd on the prairio
districts of Iowa are being gradually
made public. Byron Olerelaud, of Manchester,
Delaware county, has received in- i
formation that his two eons, aged fifteen <
and seventeen yetre, were frozen to death I
during the storm, together with many I
head of cattle. The boys were drivlog
the cattle to water, about a mile from the ]
house, when the blizzard struck them, i
and their dead bodies have jnst been '
found. The cattle were frozen stiff. 1
John Qiney was found in a snow drift,
near Marathon, frozen doad.
cowahdly young men. 1
Miss May Henning and a boy named
J alias, 12 years of age, started in a sleigh
to attond a party, in company with two
yoang men. When the storm struck them
they lost their way and the young men de- <
sorted the lady and the boy and reached
a farm honse in safety. The deserted I
pair remained ont in the storm all night, J
and in the morning they were fonnd partially
covered with snow. The young i
lady will lose both legs, and the boy's i
hands and feet were badly frozen. He i
wag saved from death by the brave girl, 1
who wrapped him in the only blanket left i
them.
A Fort Worth, Texas, dispatch says: i
Two reports cf freezing to death were re* i
ceived last night in addition to those sent
out Monday. A tramp, whose name ie 1
unknown, was fonnd stiff near Henrietta.
A negro named John Jackson anil another
colored man were frozen to death i
near Waco. No reports of^Ttwe of live
stock in the Pan-Handle have been receivod
as yot, although the loss is known
to be great. One Ranchman in Tarrant i
county lost ten head of fine stock ont of a
small herd.
PIG IKON'DKOPS
And Faruacouioii Hank iholr Flre??Bmlneae
Stopped.
PiTT8BDBQH, Pa., Jan. 18 ?Dealers in
pig iron here report a drop in prices of
four dollars por ton' since tho first of the
year. As a result a number of furnacemen
have banked their farnacea and are
now awaiting developments. They lay
the decline is unwarranted, and that they
cannot manufacture and sell pig iron at
present prices, except at a loss. The
Dunbar and Charlotte furnaces havo both
closed, beiog unable to pay present wages,
or in any way continue the manufacture
of pig iron at a profit. There has been a
reduction of twenty-fivs cents per ton in
the price of coke since January 1, but
there has beon no reduction in ore, and
freight rates remain practically the same.
Plf I roil Production Lut Year.
Philadelphia Jan. 18.?'The bulletin
of the American Iron and Steel Association
says that the total production of pig
iron in the United States was 6,417,148
gross tons, and was much the largest in
the history of the country. The next
lamest production was in 1880, when
5.683 329 gross tons were produced. Only
301,454 gross tons remained unsold In the
hands of the makers or their agents at
the close of December last.
COIIBIN'S SCHEME
To Battle the Heading Strike-He Wont* to
Shift the ltenpounlbilltf. New
Yobk, Jan. 18.?Various rumors
are atloat concerning the probable move
on the part of the Philadelphia & Beading
Company to f fleet, directly or indirectly,
some Bor; of a settlement of the mining
troubles.
One report, which comes from a promtnent
member of the Coal Exchange, is to
the effect that President Corbin, unwilling,
in view of recent bitter declarations,
?n iiu a niftn In maltlnn winnuilAna fn ?Uu
men, has conceived the idea of leasing the)
collieries to ft powerful syndicate, which
could better arrange a settlement.
Said tbe reporter') informant: "He
woaid have two objects in tbna evading
the issue?one in shifting the responsibilities
opon other shoulders, the other in
dealing tbe striking railway bands a
powerful blow by conciliating their allies,
tbe minors. However, should this be true,
the combination would hardly have any
immediate effect on the market. Such
schemes aro not consnmated in a day." .
Mow the Strike t? Working, ,
Readinu, Jan. 18.?The fires in tbe
Chestnnt Hill and Cordelia furnaces at
Oolnmbia were binked to-day because
their coal supply gave out. Tbe
mines la Maryland, from which
ttiey obtained their ore have also stopped.
This will throw ont of employment several
hundred hands. Oarloads of Hung*?
rtans and Italians psss through here nearly
qvery day from tbo coal regions. Seeing
no prospect of work in tbo Bcbukiil valley,
they are leaving either for their native
land or other sections of the country.
Prteata Condemn tb* Strike.
Pottbtilui, Pa.; Jan. 18,?Tho stand
takon by tome o( the Oitholic clergy ol the
country In antagonising the miners' strike
and condemning It from their pulpits occasions
considerable perturbation among
the leaders, althoogh they affect to regard
it as ol little consequence.
A lUaptcted CIUmo'4 Fall.
Biemixoham, An., Jan. 18.?At a very
late hoar last night it was ascertained that
Frank M. Irion, the clerk and register of
the city court here, was short in his accounts
(ally $10,000. A farther examination
ol his books to-dsy disclosed the (act
that tbe ehorlage maaamonnt to oven more
tlinn this, Irion left here ostensibly for
Atlanta, too weeks ago, since which time
he has not been eeen nor heard of. Real
estate speculation is supposed to have led
him into this trouble. He was a very
I prominent cltiaan and stood high is this
community,
MISSINGBRIDEGROOM.
A Unlontown Man MjraUrloaaly Dl??pp??r<
on the Et? ot Hit Wadding.
Unioktown, Pa., Jan. 18.?a company
of citizens met at the poetoffice Unlay at
1 o'clock and started from there to differ
ent place* in Uniontown and vicinity to
search for the body of George Little, supposed
to have been murdered on Monday
night. Beeeon'e mill dam will be dredged,
as some think his body was pat into the
dam through a whole wbich was dlscovsred
to hare been cut in tho ice Monday c
night. Shots were heard Monday night ,
by several persons in the vicinity of Little's
store, and It is the prevailing opinion 5
that he has been mnrdered. Miss Ooagh- ~
esoor, the anfortnnate yosng woman who ];
was to have boen married to Little last f.
night, is grief-stricken over tho affair. ~
f onr ween ago uitio receivoa a iureaiening
letter to the effect that nnlesa he ~
ceised his attention! to Miaa Coaghenonr *
he would be killed inaide o< a month, and ,
he ?aa ordered to ioave town or take the 11
consequences, lie did not leave and the
time waa op the night he disappear- V
ed. Little went to the residence ?!
of Rev. Mr. Orilchlow, Baptist minister, 5
and engaged him to perform the
ceremony. A family living In a log house "
on the "race," near Morgantown street, V,
say they heard a scuffle about 1 o'clock V
yesterday morning, and it seemed as if "
three or fonr men were fighting. One of a
the men fell heavily on the ground and
then all noise ceased. Little la about 23 F
years old and was engaged in the news ~
and cigar business. His brother was tele- f
graphed to at Urbana, Ohio. The missing '*
young man was a church member and of
correct habits. It la said that about three 01
weeks ago, while returning home after ?
calling on Mies Ooaghenour he was shot ~f
at by some unknown party, and he then "
purchased a revolver to protect himself. },
As he did not owe any large sums of
money and was fully able to pay all In- ??
debtednees, and furthermore is doing a "j
good business there was no reason far him J?
to leave town on that score. His relations
with his sweetheart's family were of the
pleasantest and he had mide all arrange- l~
menta to go to honsekeeplng after tbo 11
wedding ceremony. The theory that he
has been murdered is generally accepted.
A HIP VAN WINKLE. R:
Herman Harm* lian ttUpc tor Klavaa Tears Li
and Iao't Through Yet. pi
Milwauub, Wis., Jan. 18.?The case of pi
Herman Harms, a Buffalo county farmer, ^
who has enjoyed a Rip Van Winkle sleep ^
)f eleven years, completely pnzzles the T1
physicians. In 1877 Harms moved to this th
State from Illinois, taking a farm on the of
Mississippi river, oppoaito Winona, in co
Utica township. While attending his
sick wife one day he suddenly fell asleep t*
and dropped to the floor. He was picked T1
ap by his friends and placed upon the bt
bed, and has not since been off it. He be
sleeps soundly all day,and at 0 or 10 o'clock nc
in the evening rises, takes a little nourish* er
ment and at ones liee down and goes to th
sleep again. During the time he is awake a<1
bo pays no attention to anybody, but ps
drinks a little soup or coffee without mak- nr
ing any remarks, and at once goes sound L<
to sleep. His sleep ie quiet and without to
any apparent pain or discomfort.
When be fall esleep he weighed 180
pounds, hot he has now dwindled to 90
pounds. His pulse is rogulAr and very
Btrong, rather more vigorous than the ,
pulse of the average wideawake man.
His head is very warm, while the fleeh of Y
hla body is cold and has the appearance of cc
a dead man's flesh. While he sleeps one d<
hand is closed tightly in front of him and te
the other preesed firmly against tho right e\
temple, and he invariably sleeps in the in
same position. His eyelids are seen to of
blink very fast at times as if the light w
hurts them. d<
The opinions of physicians as to his
trouble aro very various. Somo say it is
kidney tronblfl, some say he is crazy, and
others assert that his heart la in a dormant ^
state and thAt he will never recover from t
bis present condition. Mr. Harms is fortynine
years old, and np to the time he was
taken in 1877. bad not been sick a day in ?
hie life. He hae five childron. hi
When the story of his peculiar ailment B0
was first published it was so ridiculed that n(
no one took the tronble to investigate the w
case. It is a fact that this man has slept P1
eleven years, And only once hss he drets* P1
ed himself and gone out of the house.
Tho doctors eay that be will soon die, be- ?
cause he Is losing fl -sh so fast. At the
time he awoke in 1882 he was told he had
been asleep for four years, but ho would
not believe it. He was led to the mirror, ni
and when he saw his gray whiskers and f0
long hair his surprise was very great. Hie .
hair, which has not been cut, is now over jl
two feet long and very black. Hla flesh is ?
?? ? /Eiiun I.UIVI uuu 1U uauuj. ?
Harms came to this country from Hanover
in 1869. J
COTTON MILLS INr TUB SOU Til. pi
The Poor Whites of Charleston UowUllng to ^
Hpln and Weave.
Charleston, S. 0, Jan. IS.?To-day the
Oharlceton cotton mllla will be sold at
public auction. The (allure of the mills 0
promise to make a revolution in the mann- w
lactnre of cotton goods. A good many ir
years before the war a cotton mill was
started in Charleston. It cost a good *
many hnndred thousand dollars, bat it JJ
taught that generation that Charleston
conld not run cotton mills.
In 1880 a cotton-mill boom etrnck
Charleston. A company was formed and
several thousand people put np $60,000 to 11
etart a big mill. A gigantic building was v;
erected and before tho machinery was ail >c
Eaid for the 160,000 capital had been ex- Q
auated. The mill was bonded for {260.- b
000. The stock went down and hundreds
ot poor people who had invented their
savings In It cither sold ont at fifty cents
on the dollar or held on nntll now when ai
they can't get fire cent* on the dollar. a
The directors say the failure Is due to o
their Inability to net labor. The poor F
whites ol Charleston do not soem to take
to mill work. It is generally thought that
the bondholders will bay the mill, and
that they will get it for a mere song. It is d
not improbable that they will try the ex- a
pertinent of running it with negro labor, ti
Many cotton mills have been ballt in the a
Sooth within the past decade, bnt the
negro has never yet been called apon to
spin add weave. The experiment will
have an important bearing on the fatnre si
of the race in the Sooth. c
8CFFHAOK1NNKW YORK.
The Australian Voting ?yst?m Proposed to T
be Established.
Albany, Jan. 18.?A bill to establish
the Australian system of voting was Intro* *
duced in the Aesembly yesterday. It pro- I
vldes that all ballots shall be printed at 0
public expense and that the voter nball .
retire to a private compartment and there 11
mark with an X the names of candidates P
for whom hs proposes to vote. Thoee nn- ii
able to read may be aided by an In- a
apector of Election. The voter is for- v
Vvislilan tn aliAar tko unntmita n f hid f
UIUUBU IV BUVn MiU UVUWUIB ?'? V
ballot or statu for whom be voted. No a
''peddling" of ballota is permitted, and ex- (
cept two challengers lor each party,oo per- C
son bat election officers and voters, in c
tnrn, arc allowed within 100 feet of the t
polling piece. A second bill contains this r
latter provision only. The genoral bill is t
a long and elaborate affair, and, as it is to ;
go into effect at the November election, i
the chances of its passage are meagre, an i
each party wonfi fear confusion resulting <
in tbo Presidential vote from its many 1
novel features. It is highly Improbable f
that Gotornor Hill would sign it if it i
passed.
A bill was introduced in each house al- I
lowing women to vote at municipal elcc- 1
tions and for license officers, '
A NEW WAR CLOUD.
FRANCE AND ITAJ.Y SPARKING.
rhe Italian a Violate Couaular Right;, aid
are Given a WarolDf-Loiidou Socialists
Sentenced ? Health of the Crown
Prince?Foreign News and Goaslp?
Pari 8, Jan. 18?The Republiqut Ft anaise
has a telegram from Romo which
ays that M. Flourens, the French Forisn
Minister, has complained to BUdor
Jrispi, thii Italian Fopu'sa Minister,
f Italy's delay in settling the Fioronce
onsnlste incident and warned Signor
IvtanS If Mm Italian .Indon fit Flnronrw
xecntea Iiia threat to re-enter tbn French
uQEula'.'j end ruin the papers sought
Iter, France wilt recall her ambassador
nd take each meuaree as the honor and
itereat of the country de&and.
The strained relations with Italy in contquence
of the Florenoe Uonsulsto afTair,
epreased both commercial and financial
usinesa to-Jay. The Bonne was heavy,
sveral evening papers Tiolontly attack
aly. and LaFrance alludes to Premier
ritpi as "Bismarck's Valet." The French
onanists at Florence has received certain
istractions as to the coarse to partus in
ise the incident is prolonged. "
The Paris newspapers urge tha governisnt
to demand complete satisfaction
om Italy for the indignity offered to the
rsnch Consulate, and in the event of a
ilnre of Italy to comply, to break oil tho
Istions between France and Italy and
coel all Itaiisns from Franco.
It is seml-oiBcIally annonncd that
junt DaMony, the French Ambassador
Rome, having informed M. Flonrens
at the Praetor of Florenco has intimated
s intention to remove on Friday tho
als effixed by the French Goniralate to
e docamenls relating to the Hnitein
ccession, M. Floorens baa requested
)unt DeMony . to inform Slgnor Crlspi
at if each an act of violsnce is commitd
the French government will hold
aly responsible.
A Patriotic Prleat Cheered.
Dublin. Jin. 18.?Father Matthew
pan, the prieet who was imprisoned at
meripk for a month for inciting tho peoe
to illegal acts in connection with the
an of campaign, was roleassd to-day.
m thomand persons were collected
onnd the prison and when he emvrged
?was received with prolonged choero.
ie Mayor of the town, tho Sheriff and
e municipal council and many members
the clergy crowded around him and
ngratulaUKl him upon his release.
The crowd escorted Father Ryan foarBn
miles to his parish at Flerbertown.
ie police followed the whole distance,
it were delayed when half way to Iiorirtown
by a car which had be6n drawn,
rose tho road. Father Ryan won thus
labled, on his arrival home, to address
e people without interferons. He will
[vise tenants to adopt tho plan of camdgn,
which, he eaid, was moral and jnst,
^withstanding everything that the
>rds, both spiritual and temporal, said
the contrary.
The Doubt Does not Dlnappear.
Vienna, Jan. 18.?The Frmdenllatt
>pes the peaceful utterances expressed
r tho Csar in responding to the New
ear's congratulations of the city of Mosiw,
fully corresponds with the earnest
sire everywhere prevailing for tho mainnance
of peace. It navs it cannot, howror,
overlook the fact that notwithetandg
the efforts mad* to this end,the feeling
anxiety and doubt regarding the future
hich is now weighing upon everybody
)ta cot seem to disappear.
The Saltan, William, and Jo J.
Constantinople, Jan. 18.?During Mr.
r. K. Vanderbilt's visit here the Saltan
rongly urged him to construct a system of
static railways. Vanderbilt pleaded that,
is visit was meroly for pleasure and that
d had had no chanco to study, the
iggested system. The Saltan has
jw forwarded to Mr. Vandorbiit,
ho is now in Ejzypt, all the
ipers bearing on the question and ho ex*
-esses the hope that it Mr. Vanderbilt is
n disposed to accept the task Mr. Jay
ould will undertake it.
Itoodou BoclnlUta Hant?no?d.
London, Jan. 18 ?The trial of Mr. Ganingham
Graham, member of Parliament
r Lanarkshire, and Mr. Burns, thtf Soalist
leader, for participation in the riots
ear Trafalgar Square on November 13,
bich wae began yesterday,'was concluded
i day. Tho prisoners were declared not
lilty of the charges of rioting and of
isault, but guilty of the charge of taking
irtin an unlawful assembly in Trafalgar
[juare. They were both sentenced to oix
eeks' imprisonmentiwithout herd labor.
uiui ti< m ?,nui?uii>ii
Paris, Jan. 13 ?A price*. In tho Rouen
athedral parojnated God in a dialogue
1th tho devil. Tho congregation became
iceneed, hissed and sang "Marseillaise" .
d "R?vcnant De la Revlere." The
lice were called and made several arsate,
but filled to clear tho Cathedral.
A Cork Member Sentence!.
Dublxk, J?n. 18.?Mr. W, N. J. Lane,
lember of Parliamont for the eastern diision
of Cork county, has beon sen>nced
to a month's imprlr.onment, withat
labor, for inciting tenants to resist
siliffs. t
Emperor William AM?nt?.
Bkblin, Jan. 18 ?Emperor Wilii.-.m haa
iscuicu luiuu UUIUIUK ui -IUO V,ubwiui?J
nnnal ball;at the opera hcnse. The date
I the entertainment will probably be
ebruary 0.
Crime 1m Vienna
Lojidoh, Jan. is ?Darin* the past three
ays there hae been a noticeable ontbaret
( crime in Vienna. Siveral mirdsre atribnted
to jiaiomy, robbery onJ Insanity
re reported.
Tli? Crowu Prince.
8a* Rsmo, Jan. 18?The Crown Prince
till keeps the house. Uu baa a alight
old.
ca.ttlk gtmhaniinb.
"ha Governor of Xsbnukn Frohlblla tho
Importatloa of Certain Stock*
Lincoln, Nkh , Jan. 18 ?In accordance
rith the recommendation of the State
<ive Stock Sanitary Commission, the Govrnor
will issue a proclamation to take efect
February 1, annulling all quarantine
iroclamationi now in force, and prohlbitag
railway and transportation companies
ud ferries as wtll ? all persona or indiidnala
from Introducing into this Hum
attie coming from the States of New J orey
and Delaware, the counties of Went
Jheetcr, Richmond, New York, Klnga,
Jaeeno and Satlolk. in New York; the
(ounty of Philadelphia in Pennsylvania;
he counties of Baltimore, Howard, Caroil
acd Prince George, in Maryland, nnd
lie county of Cook in Illinois, ami a'oo to
?rohibit the introd action and shipment
nto or through this Sta'.e of cattle shipped
ill or any part ut the way from'the Stutea
)f Texts, Arkansas, Louisiana, AUbarna,
Miflfiissippi, Florida, Georgia, Tenno-sa-,
jonth O^ro ioo, North Carolina and Indiin
Territory dnriug the months cf Murcb,
April, May, June, Jaly, August, September
and October, on account of the danger
From contageona ploaro-pneamonU or
lexaa fever.

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