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Wlwliofl IBI JtrtriKgrom:
to Mtllifmx*
Hot. ?*"? S7 Fourteenth Street.
jnt brethren need not fear to come for'
ffCj to the Republican club convention
-here be too many of them. Wheeling
cjsttk? cflre of them all.
jiiali fur the Kepublican dab con*
itttoa includes a special invitation to the
jtyabiiean editora of the State, and the
jriuJO?Nt'BH hopea they may all respond
is K*03lux
with the whole Internal Revenue
gu^isiiffient. We can raiae all the money
rtce?'j*rom cu^toma duties, combining
r,TfD!iewith piotection to American infettf.
Tbia is the eoand American
I It tee&3 that the wary Democratic politiciics
have excluded that it would be
aui!o to tdacato the inaeeea of the South.
laia ij the meaainK of thoir present oppoMnn
to the Blair educational bill. What
till b? tbo responne cf tho people of the
South? 7?
Tus Firtt liegiuieut rtep-nded promptly
to the Governor'* call and shows how conreniia:
it ia to have somothing of that
10.1 on bind. The companies that went
to tLe cci-uo of trouble contain Borne
Bin *ho have emollfd powder In real war
gad aome youc# men who would not be behind
thu vtit-THDB if powder burning be
ntcttuiy. One of these days West Virginia
* ill op--n hireyes to the propriety
ol eaconraKins tho military spirit of her
joug men.
Eucs a prolcciive tariff has cheapened
twj manufactured article, j?hy does the
President desire to let in foreign manufactore.i
to break down home industries?
Tu dollar spent at home runs a course
tad cornea back to run another. The dollarspent
abromi goes to stay. England,
for example, does not buy one dollar's
vonl] from us because of anything we
boy cf her. Hhu colls where Bhe can and
boys where she can buy cheapest. This
ii the indisputable fact.
Dimocbats Hre fcu anxious for colored
men in tbo North to get ollices from the
Republican party that they are trying to
ArMiiis* thorn against the Kspubiican
pirty. Now it happens that in certain
SUteiofthis Union the Democrata have
aadisputed away in spite of immense colored
populations. It happens, also, that
in those Sates the colored men do not
even enjoy their right to vote as they
please and have their ballots counted as
they are polled. Until the Democratic
pirty rectilisa this matter it can't really
tpvre the time to coddle the dear colored
mia in the North.
Ma, Joski'h H. Closk, o? Bt, Olairefille,
if one of the intelligent wool-growers of
thecjnntry. lie has had exceptional adnntapj
for comparative study of the
wool question, for he hao spent some time
in South America aud known how cheaply
tns woo'e of that region are produced.
Tee remarks of Mr. Close bofore the Belmont
Couuty Farmers' Institute, publahedin
another column, are the result of
tu nutnred thought of a practical mant
asJ will repay reading.
When Mr. Close says that tho wool
tariff should bo up to tho prohibitory
point, ho strikes the nail on the head.
The question ia whether we shall foster
the wool industry of this country or of
loae other country. The wool-growers of
other couutries contribute nothing to the
npport ol this Republic.
I* the frozen Northwest are disheartened
persons looking for homes in
?irRiuia. Why not in West Virginia,
which haa greater advantages to offer?
The Hate of West Virginia haa provided
no machinery for such work, bat the peo*
pie an provide it for themselves. After
the people make the start no doubt tho
State can easily be induced to take it np.
This leads tho Intklligkncbb to euggest
how the Wheeling Chamber of Commerce
on do the State a great service. Let the
Chimber invite the business men of West
Virginia, mon who have lands to sell, all
who are interested in the development of
the State, to meet here at an early day to
ue what measures can be set on foot for
attracting attention to West Virginia and
inducing immigration. Such a meeting
would probably result in a West Virginia
development association that could bo
made of incalculable advantage to the
It is to the interest of our business men
to baild up tho State, and to this end no*
thing ia needed but a systematic and vigorous
effort. Now is the accepted time.
If we all pull together, regardless of
politics and oi everything that happened
before Noah's tlood, wo can make something
oat of these hills and valleys and
fertile platans.
Mlnu-uluu* K*c?p? of faaaentfera.
Ml'scik, I mi., Jan. 30.?The eastbound
Beo Uqo express due here at 4:30 this
morning came thundering Into the city at
the rate of fifty miles an hour and crashed
into a freight engine standing just east of
tho depot. Tho air brakes of the express
were unmanageable and the train could
not be checked. Fire immediately broke
ont in the palace cars. The citv fire de
putment whs summoned and did all the
mice possible, but they are ruined. The
tacks aro torn ap for roda and the gatei
station house are mashed to the
wound. Miraculously no one waa hnrl
except the freight engineer, who ia ae
vereiy injured. Tho tracks will not be ix
* puaable condition for at least ten hours
l'jirth(|unii? Shook on the Coaat.
Kali, River, Mass.. Jan. 30? An earthquake
shock waa felt in this city at aeven
minutes before 1 o'clock this morn*
'Dr. which was observed by the majorit}
Qt inhabitants. The dtotaTbancea ap
w?revt to travel from south to north. II
violent enough to shake the dwelling
*nd arouse the people. The noise con
tinned seven or eight seconds, and reaem
Ned a clap of thunder, followed by loi
rambling. No damage to property.
A l'romlueut Mlaatonary D?ail.
Coiciuo, Jan. 30.?'The Bar. Bralnari
died yeaterday ol paralyala. Ml
Kent waa bora April 25, 1802, in DorMl
Vermont. He waa graduated lrom WU
"am College in 1924. In 1850 he came t
Uic.io and baa aince been aetirely en
S'ned in mlaaiooary work among the r*i!
load men.
TraoiaeUd Tetterday-Mr. Ei&rti to Bpeal
On the Blair Eduiatlonal 11111?A B?iqId?
tlen to Investigate the Public Printer.
A Lively Debate on the Hnbjcot.
Washington, Jan. 30.?In the Senati
to-day, Mr. Vest, from the Judiciary
Committee, reported a bill removing the
political disabilities of Andrew J. Lindsay,
of Missouri. Passed.
The following bills were reported from
the Committee on Pablic Lands and placed
on the calendar:
For the judicial determination of the
rights of the United Stated in lands
granted to Florida for railroad purposes
under the act of the 7th of May, 1876; to
cancel certain reservations of lands on account
of live oak on the Southern land
district of Louisiana; to establish a public
park at Pagoso Spring, Col.; to extend the
lawH of tho United States over certain un
organized territory in the ooath of
Mr. Hoar, from tbo Committee on
Privileges and Elections, roported a pro*
poBud Constitutional amendment ab to
the meeting of Congress, and said be
would auk the Han Ate to-morrow to take it
np and deal with it
Mr. Sawyer, from the Postoliice Committee,
reportod back (adversely) the
proposition to reduce letter pestle to one
cent. Ho stated in roply to Mr. Peck
that the committee had no written report,
but ft did not think ft prudent to attempt
to reduce postage at present. The
Postoffice Department was still running
business, and it was thought better to
wait until it was sustaining before any
other reduction of poatage was attempted.
Mr. Plumb offered a resolution instructing
the Postoilice Committee to inquire
into the causes of the inefficient mail service,
especially in the West and South;
and presented newspaper extracts ana
letters to show the ''Democratic" condition
of the service in Kansas, the result
of a stupid attempt to make a record of
Mr. Frye offered a resolution which was
adopted, calling on the Secretary of the
Treasury for information touching the
transportation of goods across the boundary
line between the United States and
Canada, in bond or otherwise; as to what
methods are taken to protect the revenue
derived from bonded goods passing the
frontier both ways, and as to enforcing ttie
second clause of the sixth section of the
Inter-State Commerce law.
Mr. Frye aho offered a resolution instructing
the Committee on Foreign Relations
to have prepared i\ statement embracing
the folio wing points: Tho various
political organizations of the Dominion "of
Canada and its several provinces, including
New Foundland; the treaties with the
United States in regard to the Dominion
and its several provinces; the commercial
statutes established; the amount a*ad
value of commerce and trade between the
united states ana uanaua; cue amount
and vnlno of the transit rate on goods not j
subject to dntv; the area and population
of tiie Dominion of Canada and its provinces.
The resolution was laid over. The Sonate
then took op the Blair edncational
bill and Mr. Morgan addressed the Senate
for the third time in opposition to it. lie
concluded by expressing the hope that he
never again should be called upon to speak
on the Blair bill.
Mr. Evartatook the floor and annonncad
his intention to speak upon the bill tomorrow.
Mr. Edmunds offered a resolution
which was adopted, calling on the
Commissioners of Agriculture for the reports
made by Prof. Swenson on the subject
of sugar making.
After an executive session the Senate
In the Hoaaa,
Washington, Jan. 3.?In the House today,
on motion of Mr. Hatch, of Missouri,
the Senate bill was paised authorising the
construction of a bridge acroes the Missouri
river below St. Charles, Mo.
Under the call of States, the following
bills and resolutions were introduced and
By Mr. Oates, of Alabama, to prevent
aliens from pre-empting or entering nomesteads,
and to provide for leasing; grazing
lands for periods not exceeding ten years.
Mr. Townsend. of Illinois, to place salt
on tho free list.
Mr. Baker, of Illinois, directing the
Committee on Postofficfis and Postroads
to inquire into the expediency of reducing
the postage on seeds, bnlbs, etc , and of
reducing to three cento the fee for money
orders for five dollars or lese.
Mr. Lawler, of Illinois, introduced a bill
abolishing the tax on oleomargarine and
endeavored to havo it referfed to the Commiltee
on Ways and Meano, bnt the mo*
tion was resisted and defeated by a vote of
yeas 02. nays 100, The bill was referred
to the Committee on Agriculture.
The Speaker pro tem. laid before tho
House a letter from the Fablic Printer
in response to a resolution calling on him
for information as to the discbarges made
by him. The Public Printer made a statement
in regard to these discharges, justifying
and explaining them; defends the
administration of his office and emphatically
denies the charge that the Congressional
work of the office is largely in arrears.
He calls attention to the fact that
during the forty-five days of the Fiftieth
Congress, the printing ordered by Congreea
had increased 46 per cent over that
ordered during a similar period of the
Forty-ninth Congress, but slates that the
work has been promptly bandied with a
working force of 300 lees employes than
were on the rolls of the ofBcs at the beginning
of the Forty-ninth Congress.
Mr. Richardson, of Tennessee, regarded
the letter as a conclusive and satisfactory
reply to every criticism made againpt the
printing ctfiee. He praised the reforms
which, he said, Mr. Bsnedict had inau1
gurated, and as an instance of those reforms
stated that that gentloman bought
printer's ink at 24 cents a pound, whereas
i his predecessors had paid 60 cents a pound.
* ?- tl.nnnn nl lllinrtlu aa a frtumi nl
the last publio printer, inquired whether
the inks were ol the mine quality.
Mr. Kichudaoa replied by quoting from
a report o[ the preseut public printer,
stating that the ink purchased by bim did
better work than tbat uaed by hit prodeceeeor.
Mr. Gannon protested agaiostan assault
being made upon a dead man by an ofli<
cial who waaaaaiduonaly blowing hia own
Mr. Outcheon, of Mich., eaid that he win
, the antbor ol the resolution to which the
letter read waa an aniwer. He had been
Impelled to draw np the resolution by the
story ol a soldier who bad been discharged
' with aixty other employes from the print
log etnee in the middle ot winter withonl
t cause, at a time, too, when the printlnf
) ordered by Congress waa greatly in ar
Several Democrats inquired the nami
' ol the aoldier to whom Mr. Outcheon re
(erred, bat the gentleman declined to re'
veal it st present.
Mr. Outcheon aaid that the Fnblli
1 Printer's letters gave information abon
, everything except what (Jongress wanted
' information upon. He (Ontcheon) die
i not care how much more paper he bat
. used or anything about the price ol ink
o but Juat now he would like to know wh'
i- the Public Printer selected the middle o
I- January to turn these workinfmen ani
women into the street la order that h
might pat a climax to the proceedings of
the House in relating to investigate the
claims of a workingman who was contest.
ing * teat in the Home. ,
Mr. Henderson, of Iowa, declared his '
otter disbelief in the statement of the
Public Printer that there were more Union J
soldiers employed at the printing office
to-day than had ever bsen employed at
anjr previous period. He denounced the
statement as false.
After further debate Mr. Ontchson offered
a resolution for the appointment of
a special committee to investigate the
' prsesut administration of the Printing 1
i office. c
Mr. Springer, of Illinois, offered as a I
snbstltne a resolution instructing the ,
Committee on Printing, with the addition t
of two members, one from each side of the '
house, to investigate the administration (
of the Printing office during the incnm- p
bene? of the present Public Printer and ^
that of bis predecessor. Agreed to.
Mr. Breckenridge, of Arkansas, intra- 11
Hnrnrl Anrl ha?l rafarrail ?/? WoBo and ?
Means Committee, the Hewitt adminis- g
trative tariff bill.
The House then adjourned.
An Important DooIhIoh Involving tho Ub- G
bllltjr of Telegraph Companies.
Washington, D. 0., Jan. SO.?Among
the decisions rendered by the tiuprema h
Goart of the United States to-day was one
involving the question of the responsi- 4
bility of a telegraph company lor neglect p
and delay in the dolivery of a telegram. tl
The cose in which this question arlsee is
that of tho Western Union Telegraph
Company against George F. Hal), brought 0
hero by a writ of error Irom tho United c<
States Circuit Court for tho 8outhern Die* et
trict of Iowa. 1;
On Novemoer 9, 1882, George F. Hall (J!
telegraphed from Dee Moines, Iowa, to gi
Charles T. Hall, at Oil City, Pa., an order th
to buy 10,000 barrels of petroleum if fo
thought safe. Through alleged negligence m
on the part of the employes of the West- th
em Union Telegraph Company the tele- th
gram was not delivered to the addreesea
until 0 i'. m., when the Exchange having 3e
closed, it was too late to execute the
At tho opening of the Exchange on the ,
preceding day, the price of petroleum had m.
advanced 18 cents ka barrel. Hall contends
that by reason of the failure of the
telegraph company to doliver his message ,
promptly, he lo6t $1,800, vis.: the sum
he would have made had his order to buy
been duly executed and had the oil so
bought been sold at the advance of 18
cente on the following day. J?
This Court in an elaborato opinion by
Mr. Justice Matthews holds that the only
theory on which the plaintiff could show
actual damage or loss is on the supposi- q,
tion that if he had bought on November (J ,
ho might and would have Bold on the 10th.
It is clear, however, that in point of fact C<
ho has not suffered any actual loss. No C<
transactions was in fact made, and there
being neither a purchase nor a sale, there
wafl no actual difference between the sums
paid out and the sums received in consequence
of it, which could not be set T
down in a profit and loos account.
If the ordor had been promptly delivar- ~
ed on the day it was Bent and had been j
executed on that day, it is not found that u
Hall would have sold the next day at the ,
advance, nor that he could have resold at 1
a profit at aDy sobsequent day. The only
damage for which he is entitled to recover .
is the cost of transmitting; the delayed fr
message. The judgment is reversed and
the cause remauded with directions to en*
tor a judgment for that sum merely. h|
fYcat VlrglntaiiM nt Washington. cr
Special IHipatch to the Intelligencer, 81
Washington, D. 0., Jan. 30.?Postmas* n<
ter Flagler, of Charleatown, is here to argua
for a correction of poBtmasters' griev* Bp
ances before the roetoflice committees of
Congress. 81
Judtie Frank A. Guthrie, of the Kanawha f0
Judicial Circuit, arrived here from Balti* g.
more to-night, bound homoward.
Mr. Wlliou'i Peculiar Views.
tjxeial DinxUch to the Intelligencer. ~
Washington, D. 0., Jan. 30.?Congressman
Wilson is represented as opposed to h
free coal and iron, and as having said free
wool, freo lumber and free salt are as much
as West Virginia can stand in the proposed
tariff deal.
... ai
CongreMtnan Hogg'* lllllfl. tt
Special Diipatch to the Intelligencer.
WARHiKHTnN. D. (1.. Jan. 1U1?fJnnffreflB- ?v
man Hogg to-day introduced bills to move cl
Ike marino hospital from Gallipolia to dj
Pt. Pleasant, and appropriate $50,000 to
erect a monument to colonial troops who v
fell at the battle of Ft, Pleasant in 1774,
That Ingnll'a Letter, ^
Washington, D. 0., Jan. 30.?Senator
Ingalls has a copy of the letter relative to gj
President Oleveland, eaid to have been .,
written by tbe Senator to a friend in Kan- J1
sas City, and ho was asked if it waa Ren- to
uine. After glancing at the letter Sena- Si
tor Ingalls replied: "It waa written in b;
1885, within three weeks after the iuaugu- n
ration of President Cleveland. While I
do not recall the letter, or the name
of the person to whom it was ad- n
dressed, it was apparently written to a
personal friend, and seems to have been
improperly procured and published. The .
President nad jast assnmed his office, and K
I was Pimply giving my impressions to a w
friend." tl
The 8enator added: "But I do not think %
tbe President has stood the racket. He
has failed to improve his opportunity."
Terrae ot Uongreaamen. \
Washington, Jan. 30.?The House 8e- ^
lect Committee on Election ot President,
Vice President and Representatives in
Congress has agreed to report favorably to o
tbe House the Grain resolution, propos- J
ins an amendment to tho Constitution, d
substituting tbe 31st day of December for ?
tbe 4th of March as tho commencement {?
and termination of the official term of ?
members of the House of Representatives. c
and providing that GongreflS shall hold ci
its annual meeting on the first Monday in P
January. ?
I'Uo New Syndicate Una Been Formed ^
l'lttabarfb. ?
Pittsburgh, Jan. 30.?Another meeting j
, of coke operators was held to<day and f,
consiuerauiu progress mailt] [Dwara mo n
' formation ol sew syndicate. U. 0. f
Frick was present, and It ?u stated that g
; tbe difference between the Frick Oom- u
pany and the other members ol the old (
syndicate in regard to the amoant of (
money claimed by the lormer, had been r
i amicably adjusted. Tbe formation of the ,
i syndicate now depends on a lew ootaide i
i operators who have not yet agreed to a
i come Into tbe combination.
1 Late to-night it was learned that at to- t
day's conference the coke syndicate was t
t practically formed. J. W. Moore, who ^
[ represented the outside producers, i
. promsed that tbey would *11 come (
in. The papers were drawn up t
i for the pool and at a meeting next Thnrs- (
. day they will be sinned. The eff'eot of (
tbe new syndicate will be to snstain t
prices, control production and make j
: wages uniform. The name of the organ!- t
t satlon will be the Pittsburgh and Con- j
I neltaville Goal and Ooke Exchange.
1 A Hrutnl Huabftnd.
, PHiuDiLruii, Pi.. Jan. 20.?Mrs. Jails ,
r Kenney was severely beaten by her drankf
en hnsband Saturday night and this 1
i morning she died, Kenney hae been ai- I
e rested.
ksdthiSUU Troops Ordered Horn, Btlon
Beaching Their Deatlnatlon-Ercrjthlng
Unlet on the Kentucky Border at
Present?Action of the Hllltla*
Charleston, W. Va., Jan. 30.?The
codetta between the Hatflelda of Logan
ounty, this State, and the McCoys of
'ike county, Kentucky, is settled for the
iresent The agent, whom Governor
Vilaon sent to Lottan county some days
luce, returned this afternoon, and reorted
the belligerents on both eidee hare
iebanded and the trouble ended. Goverlor
Wilson hag countermanded the order
ailing oat the military and ordered the
(off and Auburn Guards, who were en
oute (or this city for the purpose of going
i the frontier, to return to their reipecive
homes, Governor Wilson so notified
lovernor Buckner, of Kentucky.
low They Baipoodtd Quickly and Cheer- 1
fully to ib? Governor1* Call.
The organized companies in the State
eaerve a great deal of credit for the ]
romptnesa with which they tendered ]
leir services to the State authorities.
The Kanawha Killemen and the Anbnrn j
narda and Goff Guards, of Kitchie {
mnty, were the first to volunteer. The I
irvicea of the two latter were immediate' I
accepted. Yesterday theOamdenand
[omenta Guards, of Marion county, tele*
aphed the Governor that they were at i
e sorvice of the State. Laot night here
Ool. R. H. Freer, of the First Regient,
recoived the order countermanding
e call, he sent the following dispatch to
Pabkkbsdubq, W. Ya.i Jan. 30. ^
1 the EiiUirr of the Intclliuaiccr. C
The Goff Guards with thirty-five men t
id the Auburn Guards with forty men r
ft Pennsborro at 5 r. m. for Parkeraburg. v
ie men are in tine condition and have I
sponded cheerfully and promptly to a
e Governor's call. They expec'. to leave t
r Charleston to-morrow morning.
Fkkbb, Commanding. r
umlogton Republican* Elect Delegates ?
to the Convention.
trial OorraixmcUnee oj the bdelllQcnccr.
Manninqton, W. Va (January 30.?The t
off Republican Olub met Saturday to e
ect delegates and alternates to the State
invention at Wheeling, and an Executive *
jmmittee and a Committee on Property.
The Executive Committee was selected v
followa: John M. Millan, A. L. Heff- t
it and James A. Bee. t
Committee on Propertv?L. C. Furbee, e
M. Barrack and J. A. Lancaster. , t
Thn following r4p|pcratfla worn nlpntnd: b
r. H. Hall, Oapt. A. A. Prichard, Dr. M. t
. Miller, A. J. Hays and A. L. Heffner.
Alternates?J. 0. Hney, Hon. J. 0. t
>nee, Dr. W. A. Morgan, Senator J. H. c
arbee and W. R. Erwin. C
On motion, the Secretary was reqnoflted c
i forward the proceeding to the Whee- v
nur Intkllioenckk and the Fairmont r
'est Virginian for pnblication. e
The clnb ia in a flourishing condition, ?
aving a membership of 100 and still in- t
easing. If present indications go for i
ly thing, yon may ezoect to hear good s
jws from Marion connty next fall. f
The Hhermau Invincible*. p
iectal Dispatch to the InUUlgcnccr. t
Mabtinabubo, W. Va., Jan. 30.?The s
lerman Invincibles have elected the
llowing delegates and alternates to the
Ate Convention of Republican Olnbs to 1
9 held at Wheeling: Delegates?Grant c
arby, David Mcllhemy, 0. A. Miller,
eorge W. Feidt .and James H. Smith. *
Iternates?J. William DeGrange. Lawince
Weaning, John Farin, jr., W. H. "
. Flick and Kenaie Oreqne.
Still Another Uofl Club.
tclnl DUpatch to the Intelligencer. I
WK8T Union, W. Va., Jan. JO.?Pureult
to a call by Dr. Bland, Chairman ol
ia Conntv Executive Committee, the Re- I
iblicana of Wost Union district mot at ?
le court house to-day and organized a c
ub to be known as the Goff Olnb. Dod- \
ridge will send her quota to the 8tate
lub League Convention at Wheeling, 8
id you will again hear from her next c
ovember. t
Killed by n Fall.
Kdal DUpatch to the InUlliceneer. j1
Pabkkrsiurg, W. Va , Jan. 30.?Mrs. *
gafoose, one of the oldest and moet t
Ighly respected ladies of this city, died s
i-day from the effects of a fall received c
iturday. She was rendered unconscious J
y the fall and never recovered conscious- 1
i All Depends on How Yon Look at It. j
The FnotlonnI Fight.
Naw York, Jan. 30 ? Everything seems
i depend on the point of view from <
hick yon look at the recent meeting of '
le Democratic State Committee. The j
rcrald says:
Davis has fired his first shot from his 1
mbnscade and brought down the great 1
merican bird?the goose. It is clear that 1
e got nothing else. He feels very sick j
l conBujnenco.
A week ago he was the supposed friend j
f Cleveland, the trnsted champion of the I
lemocracy of the State and a snre can- i
idate for Governor. To-day Governor I
[Ill's real parpoee stands revealed. Be
i no longer the friend of Cleveland. Be
i distrusted by the Democracy and his f
bances for renomlnation are far from
ertaln. This great change in Hill's prosecta
was brongbt to light in the con sseil
attempt he'made to capture the '
tale Committee last Thursday. '
The World, which 1s generally anppoeed <
9 look at the Governor with friendly |
yes, says: Since the little skirmish .
ut Thursday between the admirers of
'resident Cleveland and Governor Hill '
?r the capture of a National committee- I
iau ru ouiwjtu uuuou wa auuuijjduu, i
tspubllcan newspapers ind Mugwump {
heels more especially, have devoted col- I
imns to heartrending tales as to how the I
iovernor wu aet upon undermining Mr. <
Heveland. By the Iriends of both gentle- 1
sen these stories are regarded as the i
heereet nonsense, and iriends here ol |
loth have not hesitated to denounce them
s such. A former State official, who waa i
, member ol Mr, Cleveland's staff when
le waa Governor, and has bsen and ia
low on terma of Intimacy with the Freeilent,
laughed at the Idea that relations
wtween Mr. Cleveland and the Governor
ire at all atrained. "I believe," said he
o the World correspondent, "that a sincere
friendship exists between the Prseilent
and Governor Hill. AH reports to
be oontrary emanate, in my opinion,
rom those who would like nothing better
han to provoke a factional fight in the
Democratic party,"
IninlUd s widow.
Palxstini, Tlx,, Jan. 30.?CJol. T. J.
Williams, a prominent lawyer of this city,
mi shot and killed yesterday morning by
aeorge D. Hunter, eon ol m widow whom
WUlliuBi bad limited. WUliami was on
horseback when he wae shoe. Be came
to Palestine eiiteen yeara ago from Uluieaippi.
Yoddk Hunter inrrendered himaell.
Be la upheld by the community.
di8uustk1) skttler8
Of tho Frozan Northwaat.'Writlni (or la* 1
formation About Virginia.
Richmond, Va., Jan. 30.-"It'a an ill
nrlnd that Klnvi nnlmHv an/vl " mmnrknH
ae oi flew lorr Dy anow may 00 eaiu to ai
iave ended. cl
The New York Central & Hudson River 1*
oad, as scion as the snow had ceaaed fall- 81
Dg and the wind had stopped blowing to
laturday afternoon, ordered out an army to
(laborers to clear the tracks, and soon Fi
he road between New York and Albany bi
7fta literally lined with mefl, while the 0'
inge enow plows went pinching through
he drifts in some places higher than the w
aves of the car. ai
Passengers who arrived Saturday night to
X 12 o'clock by the "Vestibule Limited"
rorn Chicago?and they did finally arrive tfa
,t the Grand Central Station, though they tfa
fere five hours late?tell graphic and ni
hriJling stories of the appearance of the
racks between Albany and this city. In $?
ome places they said it was like passing cc
hrough a marble-lined tunnel, the snow at
icing piled so high that the view out of in
he car windows was obstructed. ai
A Rochester dispatch says: An idea of m
he fury of tho three days' blirzird was di
ibtained . yesterday. On the New York n
Central road, between Buffalo and Syra:use,
there were several live stock trainB ic
men the storm came on. An effort was (X
nade to run them to points where the lo
tock could be sheltered, but in spite o( all B
dorta nearly fifteen carloads of cattle and F
togs, destined for Boston and New York, fe
fere froism .to death near Palmyra, and la
everal carloads at other points. R sports ti
rom ten railways in this locality show w
hat all were in operation to-day. Suow C
ilows were runniue all day yesterday on 81
he various lines. The storm has entirely w
ubsided. st
The Blockade In Manitoba.
Winnipeg, Jan. 30.?No through trains C(
lave arrived hero over tho Canadian Pa- l
liflc since Wednesday. A train load of w
lassengers is said to bo blockaded in the J
niddlo of the mountains, and fears are
intertained for their safety as their supply J
>f provisions is not large. f?
,tt ? L
xoiiTuuen by 110ubku8. h
Iratal Treatment or an Aged Uoople by m
Iland of Masked Men. w
Littlk Rock, Abk., Jan. SO.?In the hi
timishi Mountains, Indian Territory, fii
iarly on Saturday morning, fivo masked ^
nen called at the house of Reuben Wiliamsou,
a wealthy cntt'e owner, living St
ibout six miles from Spring 8tation, and
ailed him out. He was then seised and
>ound. ol
The party then entered the house and, 3'
irousing Mrs. Williamson, demanded to in
ie ehown where the money was concealed, in
Yilliamson had early in the week reamed
from Kansas City, where he had
old abont $10,000 worth of stock and the 01
:aah was supposed to be in the hoose. 8(
falling in their efforts to get either Wil- e?
iamson or his wife to tell where their
noney was, they tied Mrs. Williamson in J?
i chair, removed the gags from the bl
nouths of both the prisoners, took her J{
msband, and after building np a fire in "
he stove, held his bare hands on the 01
leated metal. ?
After her husband was rendered nn- P
jonscioaa Mrs. Williamson told the out- J
aws that all the money bnt $500 had been "
ieposited in the Merchants' Bank of Kan- 8(
las Oity. She tamed over the deposit J
ibeck and cash on hand, after which they d
eft Williamson's injaries are thought to
)e fatal, as he is nearly 65 years old and {}
he shock to his system was so very great. fl:
rhe settlers and ranchers in the neigh- ?
jorhood were soon aroused and a strong "
party are on the trail o! the flying outaws,
who have taken refuge in the moun- S1
?in. It is hardly likely they will escipe, ai
md if captured they will certainly be n
IN "HIGH LIFiC.'- 0|
leosatlonal Uhnrges ta the Notorious OarUr E
lilvorco Halt* *
OuicAoo, Jan. 30.?Very sensational In- 01
leed was (he main charge preferred bjr
Leelie A. Carter In the crow bill filed tolay
In tho divorce proceedings pending K
letwean himself and his wife, Caroline fi
Loolae Carter. The Carter divorce caee b
las already acquired a widespread no- *
lonely, pamy iroui mo aiga eurauiug oi L
tbe defendant In society and at the bar of
Jhicego, and parti; bom the peculiarly .
bratal nainre of tbo offenses charged by ?
the complainant in ber bill. i)nt an adlltlonal
piqaauty has been then tbe case
by tbe charge made in tbe croea bill today
that the lair defendant haa been 1
guilty of sdaltery with Kyrle Bellow, the
*ell known Kngliah actor, who is at preeant
playing in New York. ti
Mm. Ulmmora Acquitted. 11
PmaauBOH, Pa., Jan. 30.?A Franklin, '
Pa., ipeclal aaya: Mrs. Ell* Dlnamore, ?
who haa been on trial aince laat Thursday ?
for complicity with David L. King in the 1
murder of J. 0. Davie, a Ularion connty c
oil operator, waa tbia evening found not t
gnilty. i
Tbe J nry waa oat one hour and forty-five e
minntea. King waa lo have been banged r
on Friday laat, but baa been respited to c
Uarch 8th. It la thonght that to-day'e
verdict will change the sentence to life
Ml I
English OomniaUi y
"Colgate <t Co., the oldest soap makers I
In America, have profited by their long 1
experience,"?SanUary RKmi, tb*f i
a Virginia legislator when he beard a repart
of the State Gommlieioner of Agriculture
read in the General Assembly on f
Saturday. The latter official who enc- j
ceeded to hia office on the first ol the ]
present month, says that elnce then he _
has read a large nntnber of letters Irom
people ontalde of Virginia making inquiries
for homes here. The letters come j
especially from the great northwestern e
section of the Union, where an icy blUxard
has recently played snch sad havoc.
Most of them ask for reports, maps and
statistical Information in regard to agrl- t
cnltaral, industrial, manufacturing and t
mining intereeta of Virginia. The Gom- ,
mlssioner adds: These inquiries come ,
from American-born cltiiens of the now q
iroz9q iiuruiw.'o:, man wuu iuqhus auu
families seaiclnK homes singly and in companies,
and being satisfied that the vicissi- _
tndes of climate in the Northwest will E
drive and is driving the better part of thfl *j
population of that section Sooth, and that
this class of settlers is greatly needed in
Virginia. I make this report that yonr h
body may take any action yon deem 8
proper in the premises.
The report was referred to the Gom- b
mitteo on Agriculture, and it ia believed,
J the advantage of the Hlate can be fairly
idvertieed, that immigration will not only .
jo attracted from the Noithweet, bat can .
>e diverted here from Europe.
????? ei
'ravel Uoautned ou Kutirn ltonda? Car- ^
Lund a of CM tile Froien, w
Nkw York, Jan. 30.?The fury of the m
torma which began Thursday and swept in
be railroads of northern and eastern New p
fork with enow was not spent nntil Sat- j*
irday afternoon, bat the railroads, op to ki
hat time, completely at their mercy, be- tfc
an a vigorous fight against the drifts,
fhich has ended in a complete victory. 5-1
Jnleasiraoro enow falls to-day the block- fa
[nN*w York?Tlv* Urp ilnlldlng* Burned
on Broadway?On* of th* Largest ConlUgraUoti*
(or Y*are?A "Tlraman
Killed?Nam of the Loaer*.
Ngw Yobx, Jan. 30.?One of the largest
Iree that has occurred in this city for
rears broke ont in the store of Henry
itagers 4 Go., at 549 Broadway about five
'clock this morning.
It extended and destroyed the five ad*
oining stores. "Three sixes" was sound*
id, and all the engines below Forty-second
treet responded.
At 7:15, just one and a half hours after
he first engine arrived, the building was
otally gatted* and the flames were mount*
og high above the roof. Next, flames
rere seen to issue from 553 Broadway,
'hey first made their appearance on the
ifth floor and spread rapidly.
A few miuutes afterwards a terrific ex*
losion occurred, followed by a shower of
ricks and iron which fell into the street,
issistant Foreman Reilly was caught un*
er the bulk of this falling debris and
itally hurt; both logs wero crashed and
e also bostained internal injuries. Chief
bay had a narrow escape. A piece of
ron weighing at least 150 pounda fell at
is feet. Several chiefs of battalions who
rere standing around him also had nar*
9W escapes from falling missiles- A numer
of firemen, however, received trifling
ijuries. The exploeion sent sparks high
i the air and they fell in showers on the
djoining properly, while the/limps barn1
fiercer than bafore. Soon Nu. 547 began
i burn. At eijjbt o'clock this building
as a mass of flames iroin collar to roof
id the upper floors of No. 545 were burn*
ig, bat the fUuies had been checked at
>3, and in the rear of the burning build*
igs which aro numbered 110, 118,120, ,
12 and 124 Mercer street, the flames were
apt from spreading to the buildings on '
le opposite side of the street.
The interior of the double building No. ;
19 and 551 Broadway was like a glowing :
irnaco and tho iron front had bulged
readfullv. The firemen were ordered to ,
ear, and a fow moments later the entire
ont came down with a crash. Fireman
leridan jumped from the burning roof
an adjoining one, and parts of the wall ,
imbled on him. He will probably die.
rom this point on the firemen slowly
it surely gained on the flames, and at 8
clock the fire was fully under control. ]
The property destroyed occupies the
est side of Broadway, between Prince .
id Sprincr streets, and extends through
i Mercer street.
The fire insurance adjusters estimatn
te loea at $1,500,000, bat it may exceed
lat amount. Fireman Reiiiy died at
x>n from bis io juries.
The buildings destroyed were valued at .
(00,000, and on these the insurance is
impHiativeiy small. The damage to
ock is now estimated at$1,500,000. The
leurances foot up quite that amount, and
e distributed anion* nearly all the do- !
estic and foreign insurance companies
sing business in New York in sums
inging from $1,200 to $10,000.
A later estimate- by the insurance adlaters
places the total lots at fully $2,000,X).
The following is a list of individual
*ees so far as ascertained: Noe. 545
roadwa/ and 116 Mnrcer street, Stern,
alk A Co , clothing, $30,000; Max Kaempir,
linings. $ HO,000; P. K. Wilson &Son,
ices, 150,000; Robertson & Kaufman,
immin'ga, $30,000. Noa. 547 Broadway
ay and 118 Mercer street, F. Bianchi
0., flowers, etc., $250000; H. B. & F.
tern, $250,000. Nos 54U and ?51 Broaday
aod Noa. 120, 122 and 124 Mercer
;rt?et, Charles A. Yost & Co., clothing,
200,000; VeithdcSon, milliner v, $100,000;
[. R>gers, fancy goods, $150,000; Maijmeon
<fc Co., clothing,$200,000; James
1. Luby & Co., $20,000. Nos. 553 Broaday
and 120 Mercer street, L. Metrger,
incy goods, $100,000; Mitchell & Fecard,
20,000; No. 555 Broadway, Jeroweki A
Irnet, $20,000; Schwab & Hon, laces,
>0,000; Buttern Co., $10,000; Samuel
awenstein, $10,000; B. Isaac & Bro.,
A report is in circulation that ton fireten
were killed and injured by the falling
alls, and that there are several civilians
aried in the rains. Inquiry among the
remtju auu puuuv umuumiea muu 10 courm
the report.
xaplclona ot Inoendlarlam?A Polio* Ofll>
cer'a Timely Iujuuclon.
Fittsbtrqii, Fa., Jan. 30.?a Rood deal
[ alarm has been occasioned by the Ireaency
ol mysterious and disaatrotu fires
l the centre of the city, and a thorough
ivestlgation will be instituted.
Before Bending the night police force ont
i duty laat evening, Lieutenant Duncan
>t the ofllcers in line and delivered himilf
of the following pertinent remarks:
"You are all aware that curing the laat
w weeks ve have had an uuntnal numsr
ol very disastrous- Urea. There la
imething ex'remely uiyaterlons about
lem all, both aa to their origin, time ol
scurrence and in attendant circumancee.
Now, I want you one and all to
ay lets attention to cuea ol drunks and
iaorderliea, and eee II you cannot get
old ol something that will lead to a
>lution of theBe big conflagrations. I do
ot sav that yon aie not attentive to
uty, but I want you to be on the alert
very moment, to see if you can
ot ferret onl the causes oi these
rea. They are entirely too comion
right hern in the heart of
la city, and something most be done."
The Incendiary theory, however, is not
snerally entertained by the anthorltiea
od insurance men. They attribnte a
lajority of the Srea to careleesness in the
Be of natnral gas. During extreme cold
Delia many consnmera turn on a foil head
f gaa and allow it to remain at a high
reesore for three or four daya at a time,
he result is the wood work and joists beime
overheated and Ignite.
A Flour M111 U.itroj.J.
Rock Island, III., Jan. 30.?The John>n
floor mills at Milan were destroyed by
re yeeteiday. The mills, which had
een in operation tor almoet forty yean,
ere supposed to be tired by an Incen
iary. Lobs 140,000; no insurance. Mr,
itapatrick, who baa been operating the
lilla (or several years, loets $4,500 in
;ored grain, on which there was an inirauce
ol $2,600.
he Striken Kefoa?d Credit at the 8tor??.
Uuilnni Disasters Threatened.
Pottsvillx, Fa., Jan. 30.?The small
radera and msrchants have been pnt to
inny curious device! to avoid Riving
irther credit to atrikera. Snch wholesale
lerchants aa are located here are given
mall orders, principally In the way ol
aeata, but are told not to ship it. The merhanta
themselves send a horse and sleigh
o letch It, generally nnder the cover ol
light, and take it in through the back
mirancee and keep It in cellars and back
ooms. When strikers come in to bay on
:redltthe dealer stretches his conscious
ufflclently to say he has not the required
irticle. A cash customer can get It, bnt it
nnst be done on the qniet and la delivered
it the house, aa It ia brought from the
irholeaalera. Should it become known
lhat theee little decelta are being practiced,
ihe dealers will be boycotted, bnt even
that would not be ao unmixed m an evil
as to be beaten oat of house and home bj
hungry strikers, 11 iu the cue in 1875
Numberless instances of Scandal wreck)
growing ant of that long and diaaatroni
straggle between the minen and the
operators still abound here In Pottarille,
and are pointed oat now by thoee wbo an
engaged in baslneae and hare urged the
strikers to raaome work.
The B?adlog Oporativoa Petition Ooofreaa
for an Iuveatlgntlan.
Washington, D. 0., Jan. 30.?John H.
Davis, Jotm L, Lee and H. McQarray, a
committee representing the striking opentires
and miners of the Philadelphia 4
Heading and Lehigh Valley Railroad
Companies and the Philadelphia
& Reading Coal and Iron Company,
arrived in Washington today for the parpoee
of arging Congress to take action
with reference to the Reading troubles.
mi _III Ull,. IXaHIA iA-dlAVVAHf
1uoj niu uinadui hiuiv uvuoo iw-uiviivh
the^following petition.
Wakbkad, The Philadelphia & Balding
Railroad Co., the Philadelphia &
Reading Coal and Iron Co., the Lehigh
Valley Railroad Co., and other corporatione,
have unlawfully conspired
with individuals to raise the price
ol coal to an unreasonable figure,
and lor this purpose have by
enforcing a lockout in the entire Lehigh
and Schuylkill anthracite coal aystem,
prevented the mining and shipping ol
coal (torn these systems to any put ot the
United 8tates, we, the undersigned,
respectfully ask Congress to appoint a
spatial committee of the House of Representatives
to investigate the cause of said
lockout as promptly aa the same can be
The committee, who claim to represent
82,000 workingmen, say that the objsct
of this petition fs to have an
investigation that will go to the bottom
of the pool which they assert baa been
formed for the purpose ,of controlling
the price of coal.
They declare that the companies are
paying large dividends on fictitious values
in the shape ol bonded indebtedness
and are reaping a revenue from the
anthracite coal fields to which they
are in no way entitled. Such an
investigation aa that for which they ask,
will, they think, elicit Information that
will lead to the enactmont of laws to prevent
these unjust exactions and thus remove
the cause of the Btrike.
roFrealdeut Corblu?An Important Letter
J ait Published.
Philadelphia, Pa., Jan. 30.?The following
letter, sent last Wednesday to
Pro>litAn( fln?Wn hv Vi? flnntrol flltw i
Committee ol the Striken in reply to hla
latest manifesto, bag not been pabliibed
JJr. Austin Cot bin, Fraldent P. Jc R. Railroad Comjwny;
Dkab Sib:?In your letter of Janasry
21st to the the public yon say you can eee
bat one alternative for the Philadelphia &
Reading Railroad Company to insist upon,
first, the right to manage its own property,
and, second, the right to employ labor to
the mining of its coal so that it will have
at least an equal chance with its neighbors
in every competitive market to which anthracite
coal goes.
These conditions or rales, Mr. Oorbin,
are acceptable to your striking employee,
and if it was because you thought that
your employos attempted to debar vou of
theee.your juet rights, that yoa allowed
Mr. I. A. Sweisaid to enforce this strike,
you have been fearfully misled. If
this is the only question of diflerence you
have against them the great strike will
come to an end in less than thirty minutes,
providing you grant to your em*
ployes the following: First, that they have
the right to organize; Second, that when
difficulties arise between the company
and the employes these questions shall be
settled by arbitration. These conditions
of the employes will not interfere with
the management of the road, nor shot the
Goal and Iron Company ont of any
Hoping that this small statement will
redound to the good of all concerned, I am,
Yours respectfully,
[Signed] Joseph T. Coqhlan,
In behalf of the employes.
Btiamat Operations,
Pittsbdbqh, Jan. SO.?The Solar Iron
Works, of William Clark A Co., which
have baen closed down for several weeks
on account of trouble with the Amalgamated
Association In regard to the
"Two Job System," will resume operations
in all departments to-night A conference
was hold this morning and a compromise
eflccted. A boat 800 men are
employed at the works.
Tube Works Trouble.
PlTmiOEOH, Jtn. 30.?'The employed of
the Pittsburgh Tube Works have been
notified of a ten per cent redaction. They
have decided to work until to-morrow,
and if the firm insists npon forcing the
same the men a?y they will strike.
The employes of the Continental Tabs
Works are considering a similar renintion.
Clothing Uuttorn and Trimmer*.
Baltiuobi, Jan. 30.?The Natlanol Convention
of Cuttera and Trimmera of Clothing
assembled in this city this afternoon.
There are delegate! present representing
10,000 clothing cutters and trimmers.
Nothing was done to-day. To-morrow
the convention will form a National
Trades District of Knlghta of Labor.
The Flrat In America*
Toledo, Jail. 30.?The tinnere, sheet
iron and metal workerB of the United
Statee have formed a fraternal labor anion,
the first in America. They will meet in
Peoria, January 19, 1889, lor their next
l>l?olmrg?d Latter Carriers OrfftDliln|.
PuainiLruu, January 30.?The Executive
Committee of the discharged letter
carrier! of tbla city held a meeting yesterday
afternoon in the office of Lawyer Tnbin,
to arrange for the meeting of the letter
carriers to bs held to-morrow evening
in the Board of Trade rooms for the purpose
of organisation. A form of memorial,
to be presented to the United SUtea Henate,
reciting violations of the Civil Service
law was adopted. Notices inviting all discharged
letter carriers to attend the meet,v.?;.
?,.i .i , I
u||| i?m>ki?A ?ubu "uviuid Ui icuiuyoi,
have been unt to all the carriera wiihin
the mob of the committee.
Goal Operators to Arr?og? a Seal*.
Pittsburgh, Jan. 30?The Seals OommlttM
of the railroad coal operators ol
the Plttsbnrgh district, will bold a masting
to-morrow to maks final arrangements
lor the joint conference ol miners snd
operators, who meet in this city on Fridsy
to arrange an inter-state seals to bs presented
to a joint conTention ol operators.
gone Illlllardf.
Milwjldkix, Jan. 30.?In a game with
Eogsne Carter at Callahan's hall U-nlght,
Jacob Bchaefer broke the rscord
In 14-inch balk line billiards with
a ran of 2H He ran out tbe game
ol tbree hundred points with 262
bnt kept on and only at the 286th shot
did be fall to connt In his list game
with Vignanx in New York bs made 230
at this style of billiards, which wat tbe
best record np to to-night.
Palmu's 8kin-8occess positively carea
Skin Diseases. "8-8" soap and ointment
cleanse and heal. At drag store of MoLain
I .
i Buaalan Soldlara Woand m Gannan Guard
"ana Otptara Another? Marrow Kaoapo
Cor tha Caar?Tha Grown frtnoa'a
Throat-Other Foreign Kawa.
Bibun, Jan. 30.?While aevertl Raaaitn
soldiers wen fishing in * stream near
the Prnseian border yetterday they croeaed
the frontier. On being ordered to recroea
the line by two Praaeian gen d'armea
they refused to do ao, end fired at the
Pmialani vrtnndlnn nna nf tViam illakMw
The Russians selnd the wounded min,
bat when hla companions tiled to rescue
him they released him and arretted the
other Prtualaii, whom they took away
with blm.
Galician pipera confirm the reporta of
contlaned movement! of Ruaalan troopa
toward the Anatrian frontier.
Advices from St. Peterabnrg atate that
an army officer, who had been abot in the
region of the heart, waa taken to a hospital,
where the doctora declared that hli
wound iu mortal. The officer thereupon
admitted that be bad ahot himself to avoid
the necesaltT of ehootinK the Csir. He
said he waa a member of a secret aoclety
which bad balloted to decide wbo ahonld
undertake to aasiaainate the Cttr, and the
choice bad fallen upon him. Several persona
in the hospital who overheard part of
the confession were Immediately arrested.
Two pbyalclana wbo were present on duty
were liberated. The full confession of the
officer waa taken in writing by the anthoritiea.
Mr. Spnrcvou'a Theology,
Loudon, Jan. 30.?Rev. Ohas. H. Spurgeon,
In a letter to the Baptut Union, eays
every Union, nnless It is fiction, mnst
be baaed upon certain principles.
The doctrine of baptiam by immersion
will not suffice aa groundwork.
There are other doctrinea
beaidea which are eeaential. He la unable
to feel a fellowship with a man merely
becauae of hla adherence to the doctrine
of immeraion if in other matteia be ia fala e
to the teachings of Scripture.
The Port* Order* an Inquiry.
Pabih, Jan. SO.?Le Parii states that the
Porto baa ordered an immediate inquiry
Into the action of the Turkish soldiers at
Damascus, who entered the French consulate
and seized an Algerian under
French protection. Tbe paper also aava
the French naval division at Simpnna will
proceed to Byreutb to protect French
subjects from a threatened outbreak of
Moelema, among whom there ia much excitement.
Cardinal Gibbons and Henry George.
London, Jannary 30 ?The Chronicle11
correspondent it Paris says that Cardinal
Gibbona haa written another letter urging
the Vatican not to condemn Henry
George'* writings, on the ground that
George only follows the theorina of Spencer
and Mill, and it ia better to allow (alee
theories to die a natural death than to Ian
them by giving them artificial importance.
O'Urleu Leaves Ireland.
Dublin, Jan. 30?Mr. Willism O'Brien
haa left Ireland for the South of Europe,
where be will endeavor to recuperate hla
Father Stevens, of Falcaragb, County
Donegal, haa been arrested at Dnnfanagby,
in the eame county, under the Coercion
A. French Avenger.
Paris, Jan. 30.?a German named
Brandt, alleged to be a spy, forced hla way W
lnto tbe office of tbe newspaper L* b'ranu
to-day and tried to shoot Editor M. Nicole.
He waaaeizsd and disarmed after a atrugf:le,
He stated to the police that hla obect
was to avenge the attacks which La
France made npon Germany.
Italian Overtures to Franoe.
Rom*, Jan. 30.?The Cabinet Council
has decided not to renew tbe commercial
treaty of 1881 with France, but will make
new and conciliatory proposals to France
npon which a treaty can be based. If
France shonld reject Italy's offers negotia
tions will be brought to an end.
Turkey Spoils Ferdinand's Plans.
London, Jan. 30.?It is rnmored that
Princess Clementine, mother of Prince
Ferdinand, of Bulgaria, is contemplating
a visit to Constantinople incognito, and
that the Turkish Government has taken
steps to prevent her doing so.
No Signs oC Ganoer.
Han Rkmo, Jan. 30.?Dr. Mackenzie
made another examination of Crown
Prince Frederick William's throat to-day.
The tumor inflammation was reduced and
no signs of cancer were found.
Italian VIIluge Destroyed bj Fire.
London. Jan. SO ?1The villaoa nf Aisann.
In Italy, has been almost wholly destroyed
by fire. Tiro persona were killed and
many injured. The inhabitants ars destitute.
tub hoy i-iANier,
It !? Charged that Ha la Overworked?The
Omi to be Investigated.
New York, Jan. 30,?Mayor Hewitt
said yesterday that is consequence ol a
letter addressed to him by Mr. Garry, of
the Society (or the Prevention of Cruelty
to Children, in regard to yoaog Joseph
Hofman, the eleven-year-old pianist, he
had requested Mr. Abb?y to lirin^ the
boy to bia office at Mr. Abbey's earliest
convenienco. Mr. Gerry caid last night:
"I was Informed by a reputable physician
that he had detected in the boy's face
eymptoma of facial paralyeis. Other parsons
whom I know to be trustworthy tell
me that Hofman'a nervous system and
general health are already impaired by
overwork. In view ol these facta it was
the doty of the society to bring tho caae
before the Mayot. The decision of the
matter rests, of coarse, with the Mayor
alone. The case ia similar to that of
ypnng Theodore Decoita who had a natural
soprano voice, which bade fair to
rival Fattla. Bat the girl was worked to
death while a mere cbild in spite of the
efforts of the society aad now, at 16, her
volee IB quite gong."
PolygBmona Son of a Standard Oil Director
Oomoa to Grtof.
Finoua Falsa, Minx., ]id, 30.?John
Wilklni, and ona ol hla aix wlvea, were
arreated at Scambler Sunday and arrived
bare thla morning from Peklcan Ripldg
enronla to St. Panl in charge of detect! vei,
Wilkina la a ion of a director ol tbe Standard
Oil Company at Cleveland, 0., and It
wae recently diacover*>l tbat he bad married
alx women in 'hla and other citim
daring the laat year and wu living with
all ol tbem at the eame time. For months
hla "many wivea" each reated and trnated
In hla anppiawl undivided love. Ula career
waa cot abort, however, by the dlacovery
of bla Crimea laat weak, alnce
which time detectivea have been searching
for him.

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