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" I GROT FIGHT
Between Peter Jackson and the
Cullfornian, Jim Oorbjtt.
i! Ei?JE_618T ROUND.
Tho 0rontest Contest Between
Heavy Weights Ever Witnessed
&'( WE SmU^CRLIFORNIi
For the Greater Part of the Fight the
Contest wan Even and LiJccly to Go
Hither Way-Jackson the Favorite
in the Betting with Large Odds. I
*? wi,? w?? |
Gorlxtt's riuc*y juaiuu-x?u
Paved to Scttlo the CiinmpioanhJp.
8m Fhancisco, May 21.?No pogllis
fir event ever ocourred on the Pacific
, that created more interest or exthan
tie great heavy weight
tween Jim Corbett, of San
.1, and Peter Jnckson, of Anaiiicli
was fought at the gymn*
; i hi hi tiic California Athletic -Club toiijiilu.
Tho points of tho two fighters;
ha. I been matters of speCulatfon for
weeks and ever since tbo .matoll was
mailc, and the men commenced their
training. The contest had been the one
topic among the sporting public. The
purse was a large one, a total of $10,000,
jt,"u0 of which went to the loser.
Tho wonderful decree in the match
was due not only to the merits and the
? prominence of the two principals, but
also to the fact that tho contest would
open the way to settling the question of
tii. cliampioushjp of the world. For it
was generally understood that tho winner
would eventually meet Frank Slavin
or any other man who might come forward'for
championship honors. Tho
i..uiliiii.n of tho men was all thut could
i i desired, They had trained hard and
rareiully. Jackson was tho heavier,
but in every other respect it was generally
admitted that one man possessed
little or no advantage over (ho other.
Jackson was the favorito in the bettin..
.luring tho week before the fiuht at I
odils ranging iroin ti to 10 to 8 to 10. A
largo amount of money was wagered on
the contest during the last-two days.
Tim contestants were required' to bo in
jlic club rooms this evening at eight
o'clock and the fight was set for an hour
later. The California Club last night
njj|.'iiiitc-i lliratn Cook retoree. JackMi
was seconded by Sam FiUspatrick
mid Billy Smith. Corbett'g seconds
were J ofin Donaldson, Billy Delaney
vii.! llarrv Corbott.
The Aililetio club room was hand-"
lonely decorated and covered with podding.
' whilo an ominous ten second
tl<? k hung ready to mark time when s
hi',: down occurred. By the time
Jacksen and Corbett arrived the hall
van crowded to the .doors, while an
number of people stood outside.
TI1EY ENTER TIIE BISQ.
II was somo minutes afternineo'olock
iflu'ii Jackson and Corbett entered the
rng, being received with cheers and
' ? 1? -- A- XLAI.
.. 'Ml jruiill UO IAJ IUUU OAUVUUUb
miition. JnckBon weighed 197, C?I'l
Time was called lor the first round at
First round?After some preliminary
spurring, Jackson led lightly and a
clinch followed. Corbett touched Jackt"ii
liphtly on the jaw and received a
Hot in tile ribs.
Second round?Corbett lod, and
clinching, forced Jackson against the
topes. Jackson led twice but failed"
Cocl.ott got one on Jackson's stomach.
Tliird?Jackson attempted to fight at
close range, but Corbett clinched. Corl>eit
led fur Jackson's wind, but missed.
Jackson followed Corbett around the
fing, tho hittor laughed ns the Australian
tried to hit him and failed.
Fourth?Every time Corbett led ho
fellwul it with a clinch. Ho landed
lur.l i n Jackson's side three or four
received nothing in return,
i were lighting at very close
rbctt forced Jackson into
but iu llie rally Jackson had
I it. ]
la.Won caught his man lightly
ft) w and got a good one in return.
t \ !i111?Both men wore extremely
" ii.l. Corbett jumping away from ,
wvtrai of Jackson's straight arm leads.
Jack.- :i was I ho aggressor,
I ik'litlt?Jackson did tho leading, both
Du n appearing fresh. Corbett forced
Javksou to tho ropes reaching Jackson's
Ninth?Corbott again touched Jackf
- side lightly, and gbt one on the
* Jackson landed a hard rap on
c " " it's wind, and got aneof the same.
Icntli?Jackson readied Corbett's
1 ' li.r, hard. Corbett drove for tho
.nil Corbett continued to fight
1 ' "'s stomach but was cleverly
II iith?Corbett landed twice on
-usstomach, and jumped away
'!"? a drive at his jaw. Up to this
"lac the battle had boen decidedly a
ttientitic one; if there wan any differJackson
was slightly tho fresher.
, '"irtconth?Jackson landed a short
"Itiit bander on Corbett's loft side *nd
pit one on tho jaw.
, '"itrtceiith?Both feinted, then Cori
jahhed Jackson on tho cliin, and
. a U.nv lor his head.
11-1 utii Utile or nothing was done,
J-'11 tiier seemed to have any disposiforce
> -i orbott lc<lsavagely, but
? l:i l:t-v exchanged n few light
' i>.c:ir the close J|ni caught
' heavily on the jaw twice and i
v - ii'i'lauded. .
. . nit> nth?Corbett landed with his
; "' ! tho throat and was knocked back
' 1 hard one on the chest. He thon
' several mote of the lamo kind,
Jackson one in the jaw.
1' lit,,'nth?Corbett landed heavily
,'v side, while Jackson played for
Jim reached tho neck hard
slit Jackson hard on the mouth.
I>nth?Jackson swung his left
" ' ' t ' tt ducked. Jackson reached
"? fibs, and got^ono in the jaw.
-ue him one in the iiock,
'""i into a corner, and in tho
If':. '??tf''Uowed Corbett haddoeidedly
l*cniv-tirat?Jackson was on his met
tie and gave Corbett a hard one in the
Jaw, but received a good one in return.
Twanty-second?Jackson tried to
land on his ribs but failed. He then
reached Corbott'e Jaw lightly.
Twenty-third?Jackson led several
times, but Corbett jumped away,
not a blow that amounted to anything
being struck during tho round.
Twenty-fifth?Cautious sparring was
Twenty-sixth?Corbett hit Jackson a
sharp left bander, which was the only
gooa one delivered in the round.
Twenty-seventh?Corbett landed a
right on Jackson's jaw and received
two on tho same placo.
Twenty-eighth?Both men wary, Jackion
led for Corbett'* jaw and reached
there sevoral times.
Corbett landed twice on Jackson's
wind aud near the end of the round
reached Jackson's ear hard. He was
forcing Jackson when tho round closed
uiiu ineru wus gjuui. uiicunuy.
Twenty-ninth?Corbett still forced
and reached Jackson's hood and body
sovoral times, receiving one or two
counters. Jackson was staggered, but
held up well, and toward the end Jim'a
attacks w?re showing on his own wind.
Thirtieth?Jackson struck Corbett in
the jaw and clinch followed, Corbett
trying to get in aknock-out, but held off
by Jackson. Jaokson seemed the weaker
and was forced to the ropes several
times amid cheers for Corbett.
In the next four rounds little was
On the Forty-first round there was a
rally in which both men landed several
times. Jackson did most of the forcing,
and up to tha Forty-eighth round nothing
The fight from this on to the sixtyfirst
rodnd was a wearing-out contest.
Both were very weary.
Sixtieth round?Referee Cook told
I tho men they would have to fight but it
had ho effect There were loud shouts
for a draw. The men had fought four
I hours at tho conclusion ot this round.
At the end of the feixty-first round
referee Cook declared1 the men could
fight no longer and declared tho fight
testerday'9 base ball.
League and Association Games Played In
Cincinnati, 0., May 21.?Cincinnati
lost to-day's game by errors. Scoro:
Cincinnati 4; Now York 0. Errors, 3
and 2. Hits, 6 and 3. Famed, 2 and 5.
PitcherB, Radbourne and Sherrott.
Baltimore?Gastright was wild to-day
and gave ten men bases on balls. Score:
Baltimore 9; Columbus 8. Hits, 11 and
7. Errors, 7 and 2. Earned, 7 and I.
Pitchers, McMahon and Gastright.
Pittsburgh?Tho local toam won by
hard hitting and fair fielding on a
rough ground. 8core: Pittsburgh 7;
Brooklyn 4. Biso hits, 14f and iW.
Errors, 1 and 1. Earned nips, 6 and 2.
Pitchers, King and Caruthere. Tfippire
Chicago, May 21.?A close game here
to-day was won after a hard fight by tho
Chicairos in a IS inning game. Score:
Chicago?10; Philadelphia?7; base
hits 14 and 14; errors 7 and 8: earned
runs 5 and 2; pitchers?Gumbert and
Esper and Gleason; attendance 1,500
Cleveland, Ohio, May 21.?Viau gave
the visitors 4 bases on balls and every
man scored, winning the game. Score:
Cfeveland?2; Boston?6; base hits 4
and 8; errors 4 and 2; earned runs
Cleveland 1; Boston 1; pitchers?Viau
and Clarkson; umpire?Powers.
Philadelphia, May 21.?Chamberlain
was a puzzle to the Cincinnati club today;
Athletic, 6: Cincinnati, 3. Hita,
Sand4. Errors,4each. Pitchers,Chamberlain
and Crane. Darned, 3 each.
WAsniNOTox, May 21.?The Nationals
crawled out of a very small hole to-day.
Score: Washington, 7; Louisville, 0.
Hits, 10 and 6. Errors, 3 and. pitchers,
Qunrles and Doran. Earned, 3 and
1. Umpire, Matthews.
Boston, May 21.?Comisky and his
apprentices again outplayed the Bostons
and had an easy victory. Score: St.
Louis, 6; Boston, 2. Hits, S each. Errors,
1 eac. Pitchers, Neall and Daly.
No Sundnjr Bane Ball*
Cincinnati, Ohio, May 21.?Mayor
Mosby has sent notice to ths President
of the Cincinnati Ball Club (Association)
that the game advertised here Sunday
will be prevented by the arrest of
the players on the Sold. The game will
probably be played in Covington.
EX-MINISTER TAFT DEAD.
The Statesman anil Diplomat Faisea Away
at Sen Diego. fiiv
Vuivmam. May 21.?Ex-Minister
Taft died this morning at Son Diego.
Judge Alplionso Taft was born November
6,1810, in Townaond, Vt? being of
Puritan stock. lie graduated at Yalo
College when 23 years old, and taught
a high school at Ellington, Conn., a
couple of years, and subsequently tilled
the position of tutor In \ ale College.
While engaged as tutor he pursued tho
study of law in the law school and was
admitted to the bur in 1838. A year
later ho reinovod to Cincinnati, wnero
lie'made his reputation as a lawyer and
statesman. Ho was a frequent flguro
before tho bar of tho United States
Supreme Court. IIo was twice elected
to tho bench, and was once appointed
by tho Govornor to fill a vacancy. Ho
was made Secretary of War by President
t retirement of Goneral
Boiknnp in 1876, and tho following May
became Attorney General. Ho was appointed
Minister to Austria by President
Great Mtuonle Omiulon.
Utica, n,Y., May 21.?The cornerstono
oi the Masonic home for indigent
Masons' widows and orphans was
laid to-day. Abont 30,000 visitors were
in tho city, but the weather was disi
agreeable, and of the 18,000 Masons
in the city,, not more
than 7,000 In line. The procession was
a handsome one and elicited rounds of
applause. Tho addresses wore reserved
until ovening. So-night tho -Opera
House was filled to listen to the address
of the Mayor, Hon. John W. Vrooman,
Past Graud Mastor Lawrence and Hon.
Chauncoy M. Depew. ,
THE OHIO BITER HOAD.
The Annual Meeting of Stockholder*?
Ktralnp La*t Tear*
Special IHtpaich to the InUUtgencrr.
PiMuufflBtHo, W. Va., May 21.?The
annual election of a board of directors
of the Ohio River Bailroad company
vros held yesterday, resulting as follows:
E. W. Clark, J. N. Camden, 0. H. Payne,
H. A. Pratt, W. P. Thompson, George
W. Thompson, J. B.Xcale,- K. H. Browse,
S.W. Colton, Jr., B. D. Spillman, Charles
W. Horkness, James G. Fair and W. N.
Tho board then unanimously ro-elecied
the following officers: President,
George W. Thompson; Secretary, W.N.
Chancellor; Treasurer, Vf. M. Trevor.
An executive committed, consisting ot
?. W. Clark and J. N. Ciundcn was
elected; theso two members to sclect n
third from the board of directors, their
selection to bo approved at the next
meeting of the boarjl.
From the report of President Thompson
it is learned that the net earnings
for the past year were 8315,012, as compared
with 5289,078.12 for the year before.
Three hundred box cars and fiftysix
gondolas were added to the equipment
during the year.
THE COKE STJtIKE ENDING.
Striken GoIdr Hack to Work-All Will
lie Over Next Monday.
Scottdale, Pa., May 21.?Everything
to-day points to an early ending of the
great coke strike. The strikers are
weakening, and big breaks in tlicir
ranks are reported from various plants.
At Bedftono two hundred strikers returned
to work this morning. The mon
were dissatisfied with the results of
the Scottdale convention, and took u
vote and decided to go back. None of
the new mon will be discharged. Tho
deputies are being paid off to-day and
relieved from duty. Over eighty of tho
old men at tho Mammoth plant went in
to-day. Many idlo plants are also making
preparations to resume.
Thero was a small riot at the Valley
plant last night. A hundred Poles
started to raia the houses of the men
who had returned to work. JJan Shoup
and George Potterfleld "were handled
very roughly, and promised not to go to
work. Slioup has sworn out warrants
against his assailants.
By next aionaay it is uiougni an mo
plants in the region will bo in full operation.
Events of tho day show tho strikers
have had one too many burdens thrust
upon them. They stood up bravely in
the face of evictions that rendered hundreds
homeless. They were idle and
comparatively peaceful when hundreds
of imported workmen carno to take thoir
places. They faced evory sort of privation,
and did not murmur when the
promises of their leaders to provide
amplo funds wero not realized,
tint when tho leaders began to quarrel
among themselves, and began to sacrifice
the men rather than their position,
tho strikers beftan to rebel. La^o udvicoafrom
all points in-tbe regton-#?-to >
show a dozen new plants will start
within a week and though thousands
will remain out until thoir leaders order
them to return, thousands will apply for
work within.the next fow days.
THE NATIONAL BltUWERS.
Important Action Tukcn?A l'rotcst Sont
Cleveland, 0., May 21.?At tho meeting
of the National Ilrowers' Association
to-day it was agreed that a spccial
building for tho display of brewing products
and. apparatus nt the World's
Fair would be practicable. Resolutions
wero adopted authorizing the advisory
committee to procure an analysis of
every articlc advertised in brewing
journals, and to publicly denounce those
which are found to be in any way injurious.
It was decided to send an
agent to the beer countries of Europe
to make arrangements for n regular interchange
of publications and reports
relating to questions of interest to the
Tho committee on restrictive legislation
recommend that a formal protest
be sent to Congress against executive
duties on imported raw material uteed
by brewers. Tho report was adopted.
Officers wero then elccted. Ellis Wainwright,
of St. Louis, was chosen president.
The next convention will bo held
DEFENSE OF THE NEGRO.
The Picture of Their Immoral Condition
Cincinnati, 0., May 21.?The Baptists
continued the subject of home missions
to-day. Rev. Dr. MacVicar, of Now
York, presented tho report of the educational
work of the socioty, much of
which is devoted to the colored poople
of the South. Ho said there was a
necessity for trained colored womqn to
prosecute tho work successfully.
Rev. Mr. Gambrcll, of Mississippi,
made n vigorous defense of the colored
people, saying there was more degradation
and poverty in New York city than
in the whole State of Mississippi. The
picture of tho immoral condition of the
negro had been overdrawn.
BAD FOR TRE OFFICERS.
A Witness T,'.tlIU'? Thut IIo Warned Tlwm
of tho Lynching.
Walla. AValla, Wasii., May 21.?At
tlio court of inquiry yesterday, James
Casey, a saloon keeper, testified ho had
talked with the soldiers on the night of
tho lynching. Ho had warned the officers
there w going to bo a lynching,
but his mouth is now sealed. It is believed
ho is afraid to tcstifj'. Eight
soldiers have been arrested and aro in
irons, and six others have deserted.
A Costly Flro.
Aibastv, n. Y., May 21.?At two
o'clock this morning the machine shops,
blacksmith shops and other buildirigs of
tho Hew York Central road ut West
Albany were destroyed by fire. Over
one thousand men will be thrown out of
employment, and much costly work in
coarse of construction has been destroyed.
Wife Murderer Hanged.
Belleville, O.vt., May 21.?James
Cone was executed here this morning
for tho murder of his wife, Elizabeth.
The drop fell hot his neck was
not broken, and he strangled to death.4
Hit groans were hdrriblo to listen to.
The prisoner mounted the scaffold firmly,
and was comprised until the end.
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Opening Day of the Presbyterian
Meeting at Detroit.
DR. GREEN ELECTED MODERATOR
Without Opposition-Interesting Annual
Reports Submitted?The Homo
Mission Board Closes the Year with
a Heavy Debt on its Hands-To-day's
Order of Business.
Detroit, Mich., May 21.?The one
hundred and third annual meoting of
tho Presbyterian General Assembly met
this morning in this city. After an invocation
by tho Bov. Dr. Rndcliflb, pastor
of tho cliurch, Bov. Dr. F. L. Fatton,
President of Princeton, read the sixtieth
chapter of Isaiah, and prayer was offered
by Bov. Dr. J. X. Smith, of-Baltimore.
Bev. Dr. William E. Moore, of Cincinnati,
Moderator of the last Assembly,
dqjiverod the opening sermon, from
John 3,17th: "For God sent not His
Son into tho world to condemn the
world, but that the world through Him
might be saved."
After a prayer by Dr. Moore, the organization
of tho Assembly was perfected,
tho Committee on Arrangements
reported, and the Assembly sojourned
till 3 p. in.
Following is a synopsis of what tho
annual reports to the General Assembly
The report of tho homo mission board
will show that, the fiscal year closed
with a debt of $100,000 hanging ovor the
work. The causes of the debt have
been the unexpected fulling off of
legacies, which were $100,000 less last
year than for tho yoar previous. During
the year the board oi education had
Uortor?fi/tft(*nnrtMntefi. na increase
of thirty over last year. Tlie total receipts
Were 580,606 01, on increase of
$5,670 27 over the previous year: still
there is a deficiency, and with $8,700
debt hanging over irom previous years
tho board at the close of tho fiscal year,
April 19, was $16,000 in dobt.
Tho report of tho treasurer of tho
board of missions for frcedmen shows
just enough money on hand to pay ail
liabilities. The total receipts for the
year wero $135,078 13, which shows a
falling off, as compared with the
previous year, which is accounted for
by tho fact that during 1890 tho board
received $34,000 in the shapo of legacies.
During tho yoar 300 ministers
and teachers nave been supported and
$40,000 has been added to tho real estato
values owned by tho board. Tho
churches and pupils during tho year
contributed iff .000 toward ijiurgfr pyp-.
f'Kft RnMujffc nrlinnl misRinhs dnrinir
tho your have estabiBhed 1,209 schools
witji 4.S13 teachers and sO,52S scholars.
They have given away, 3,692 Bibles, 51,294
literarv hooks. 14,601,472 tracts and
7,095 Bibles lor reciting tho shorter
catechism. Tho board of- aid reports
2,173 contributing churches against
2,030 last year.
DR. GREEN ELECTED MODERATOR.
Tho afternoon session camo to order
promptly at 3 o'clock. After prayer by
tho Moderator the statod clerk called
the roll, and nominations for Moderator
betng in order, Rov. Dr. Dickey, of
Philadelphia, addressed the Assembly.
In a neat speoch ho named Rev. Prof.
Wm. H. Green, of Princeton Theological
On motion it wot voted to suspend
nominations and decide the matter by
a rising vote, which resulted in the
unanimous choice of Dr. Green; Dr.
Dickey and Dr. Baker were appointed
by the chair for installation. The newly
olected Moderator was escorted to the
platform where lio..was warmly welcomed
by the retiring Moderator. The
now Moderator, replied In a pleasant
way," hoping for unity of action, and
petice in the church, and advising np
lwsty action in a crisis.
Dr. Wallace Radcliffo, of the Dotroit
Fort Street Church, welcomed tho Assembly.
and on behalf of the reception
committee ho presented tho Moderator
with n Michigan gavel, mado of wood
from the Pontine oak that witnessed tho
massacre of 1(137, and from the old fort
It was a special privilege, ho said, to
put this in tho hands of his honored
Revision of tho Confession of Faith
was made tho business 1or Friday at 10
a. m. The Committee on Concensus of
Creed reported that it had held their
meetings and sent a circular to tho Reformed
churches holding tho Presbyterian
system throughout the world.
Tho death of Dr. Tlownrd Crosby was
spoken of as a Rroat loss to tho committee,
and Dr. Dickey was named as a
suitable person to tako his place.
MARSH DIDN'T APPEAR.
The Koyntons Itank I'roildent Forfeits HU
Hull nod the Cnae Goes On.
Pnn.AnEi.raiA, Pa., May 21.?Tho
hearing of President Gideon W. Marsh
and Ex-Assistant Cashier Charles W.
Lawrence, charged with falsifying tho
returns of tho Keystone National bank
to the Comptroller of tlio Currency, was
continued hero thia afternoon, before
Uuitod States Commissioner Bell.
When Marsh's name was called he did
not answer and his counsel, John S.
McKinley, stated that he did
not know where ho was or
whether lie would bo present or
not, as he had not seen him since the
termination of tho hearing last Saturday.
Three times did the commissioner
call Marsh's name jrnd then ho called
011 his bondsmen to produce him, or
their bail bond of $20,000 would be forfeited.
But ono of Marsh's bondsmen
was present and he said he did not
know where Marsh was. District Attorney
Heed said in Marsh's absence he
would go on with the case against Law
French Crip CrllU.
Paris, May 21.?Officials of the Ministry
of Agriculture say they do not
believe the people raining tio projected
wheat crop will guccefl. Tho
French crops are in a very critical condition,
(be home supply, falling abort of
.'ufekiS /sS'. s.'..
AN AWFUL WIND.
A MlnoVri Cyclone?IJve* Lost and Property
St. Iodis, Mo., May 21.?Tho cyclone
which wrought such terrible destruction
near Mexico, Mo., is heard from at Centralis
A tunnel-shaped cyclone, one-half
mile wide, passed north of this placo,
destroying a number of dwellings and
killing and injuring people. Barns and
fences, trees and houBes, were swept
away, muoh live stock being killed. A
horse belonging to Joseph Tucker was
carried a quarter of a mile and blown
over his residence. A partial list of
killed and injured is as follows:
John F. Harrison and family of eight,
all moro or less injured. One child
was carried a half mile, with a stick
driven through its left arm. It will
live. Mrs. Richardson, Beriously hurt.
H. 0. Hunt, of Pcntrolia, fatally injured.'
J. B. Cross and wife, badly
bruised, residence ana uarn carnea
away. Squire German and wife, seriously
injured, house blown down. J.
A. Johnson, badly hurt.
In addition many others were seriously,
if not fatally injured. Hailstones
fell in some places as large as
The Storm at Morlej.
Mobely, Mo., May 21.?a destructive
wind and hail storm passed over this
city yesterday. Hail Btones as largo as
eggs fell, completely demolishing property
of every description. The wind blew a
tornado, and the heavy rain drowned
small stock in the lower fields. During
the storm which lasted an hour, the
darkness was appalling. The loss in
this vicinity will reach $300,000. No
lives were lost.
The Deadly Cloudburst.
Wichita, Kas., May 21.?Tuesday a
cloud burst over tho Jiouso of Joseph
Sherman, in Comanche county. He
and his mfe and six children climbed
upon tho roof of their house, which
floated away. It capsiied, throwing
them all into the water, and three ol
the children were drowned.
The Cyclone In Kniutm.
Empire, Kan., May 21.?Terriblo
winds and rains last evening did a great
deal of damage in this vicinity, Alarm
houqe occupied by R. L. Dain was completely
demolished. Cne of Mr. Dain's
daughters had her skull crushed and
another is seriously hurt.
THE STORM AT MEXICO. '
Immense Damage Done Throughout tho
Mexico, Mo., May 21.?The cyclonc
which passed over the northern portion
of Audran country yesterday afternoon
kHIcd three persona and seriously injured
a score of others of whom four will
die. The track of the storm waa about
one hundred yards wido?aad passed
over twelve houses, of which only a
.portion of one was left standing* Ealsaa
Kunkle received' injuries from
which- ha died within an hour.
His sons, Henry and Otto, were
severely hurt. Mr. Votmoyer, wifo and
child, and Clarenco Harvey, who was
visiting there, woro badly bruised. At
the house of AV. S. Norris the scene
beggars description. The house was
blown to pieces and the soven members
of the' family who woro in the house
were all injured. Three of them, MisB
Gertio Fletcher, Mrs. Seal, the motherin-law,
and a small child, cannot live.
Cloeo at hand was the house of John
Doorger, which was demolished. The
siz-year-old daughter was killed and the
balance of the family were injured, a
nine-year-old daughter fatally. All of
??-. t\ 1?
jut. uuurgeru oiajaik. woa n-mcu.
In the western part of tbo county the
worst damage was done at tho farm of
J. F. F. Harrison. His son was blown a
half mile and lodged in a treo. Both
legs were broken. All the members of
the family were injured. Hundreds of
cattle, hogs and sheep were killed.
Hall Bobbers Arrested.
Eobrea Springs, Akk., May 21.?Walter
Markley and his sister, Mrs. Edgar
Rose, havo been arrested near Bolivar,
charged with robbing the mails of $2,000
on the stage between tho Springs and
Harrison last September. Markloy has
Probably a Canard.
Pabis, May 21.?Tho Chiloan agents'
hero representing the insurgent party
declare an arrangement has been made
by the Congressional party and the
United States authorities by which tho
stoamer Charleston is not to capture
the Itata by force until she has landod
her arms, when the Itata will peacefully
bo handed over to tho United States,
pending a settlement of the- question as
to whether she haa violated the neutrality
OnrOfflolals Decline to Talk.
TVasui.nciton, May 21.?Officials of the
State and Navy Department declino to
discuss tho l'aris dispatch stating tho
Itata i$> to be peaceably surrendered
?*? ? ??? * 1 in f'Vi! 1o Tf. is L'nnu'n I
UJIUU US> UlliltM V?u.v. Air ?u,
however, there have been no arrangements
respecting the Itata between this
Government and the insurgents, though
there is reason to believe tiio Itata will
be quiotly turned over to tho Charleston,
after she has discharged her arms
and munitions oi war.
The Governor Wilt Veto It.
Laxsixo, Mien., May 21.?Tho Senate
passed House bill appropriating S30,000
to aid in entertaining the National G.
A. R. at Detroit by a two-thirds vote.
TKa ftrtunmnr hno rtAfllflrfid hta intAnfinn
of vetoing the biU.
A New Country Opened.
Washixotojj, May 21.?President Harrison
to-day issued a proclamation openin);
to public settlement about 1,000,000
acres of the land of tho Fort Borthold
Indian reservation in North Dakota.
Cholera in Illinois.
Danville, Ills., May 21. ? Joshua
Schrctor, a wealthy farmer near hero,
has been attacked by the cholera, and
his residence has been quarantined.
Weather Forecast for To-day.
For West Virginia. Western Pennsylvania and
Ohio, fsir, except showers on the lata, stationary
temperature; southwest winds.
as furnished by (X whnepf, druggist, Open
7 a. m .......68 | s p. m ?
a.m H 7 p.m ?..70
U m. .. ?..-78 | Weather-Changeable. ^
j;< THE END IN Sill
The Biggest Trial of the Kind In
Ohio County's History
WILL BE FINISHED THIS WEEK,
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The Whole of Yesterday Spent la
Examining State's Witnesses
IN -REBUTTAL OF THE DEFENSE. ,
The Defense will Spend an Hour this
Morning Examining Witnesses In
Bur-rebuttal and then tho Argument?
will Begta-Dctail* and Inol?
dents of Yesterday's Scwlon-Ert>
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mooy?Witnesses on tlic Stand.
Excepting tho day Dr. GorrlBop wu
on the witness stand, yesterday was the most
interesting of the sixteen through
which tho Garrison trial has lasted. It ,
was even more entertaining than that
ono to mostot tho audience, for it seems
to be a delight to tho avorage human
being to hear ill said of one. Nearly
all tho afternoon was spent hearing
the testimony of witnesses from
Cameron, who were brought in to break
the character for truth and veracity of
J. E. Baker, who was on the stand for
tho defenso last Tuesday.
When Court adjournod in the evening,
tho State had closed its evidence ih '
rebuttal and Colonel Arnott assured the
Court that tho defenso would not occupy
moro than an hour this morning.
It is probable that tho arguments will
begin afternoon to-day.
David R. Brooks was placod opon the
Btand when court opened.?
He had no particular knowledge of
the ease. He ha'd gone to Dr. Baird and
asked him to let up in his persecution ' of
Dr. Garrison, and ho had positively
refused to do so. Mr. Brooks stated
also that ho had made every effort to
keep from being placed upon tho stand.
George W. Eobinson was put upon the
stand as tho first witness in rebuttal.
Ha was asked to detail a conversation
whirli ho was aliened to havo had with !sS
Dr. Garrison in January lost concerning
the anonymous letter Dr. Garrison had ' '
received and submitted to the United
States Postal authorities lor investiga- ;
Colonel Arnett objected to the quesion
being answored, and the attorneys j v
argued the matter till ten o'clock; Cap- ,:
tain Dovener stated, a fow minutes after
ten, that the State had two witnesses ,
who wanted toco to Charleston at 11:20, /
and asked that tho discussion be
abridged, bo that ho might place them
upon tho stand in time to got their evidence
in and let them get off on time. V
Mr. Sommorville didn't seom at all anxious
that General Alfred Caldwell and
Deputy Marshal Georgo RobinBon, the
two witnesses, should testify and go to
Charleston also, for he went on and
talked as though he was just on the
verge oi eternity and had all of that
long, long day to spend talking. He
finished his argument at 10:30, and the
Judge overruled tho objection.
Mr. Robinson was asked: "Did Dr.
Garrison fnrnish any evidence and act
in conduction with those inspectors who
Colonel Arnett objected and mads a
speech upholding it. .
Mr. Robinson said that Dr. Garrison
put tho investigation on foot by sending
the letter to Washington, ana that it
came back hero with two inspectors, and
that ho furnished the hand-writing of SSj
Dr. Baird and Dr. Campbell and Georgo
Baird. "We investigated tho matter two
weeks, and I was instructed to go to
Dr. Garrison and tell him that tho postofQco
authorities had made tho invest!- - ' <
Sition. and had concluded that Dr.
aird had nothing to do with the writing
or inspirating of tho letter, and for
him to keep quiet and he would get another
letter and that would help the
authorities to find out who did it." Mr.
Bobinson said tho reason ho gave Dr.
Garrison for . believing that Dr.
Buird had not written tho letter wtu
because it was in Dr. Balrd's language,
and tliut some one clso had used bis language
to make it appear that Dr. Baird
had written it. Dr. Garrison then agreed
to await till an investigation of another
man was mado.
Captain Dovcner asked who that man
was, but Col. Arnett objected and th?t
mattor was dropped.
Q.?Do yoa know who sent it to the
Q.?How do you know it was?
A.?It was Baid bo by Dr. Garrison.
Q.?Have you no otber way of know*
A.?It came back hero with two pott
ollice inspectors. . ,
Q.?Don't you know it camo from the
Attorney General's office by letter?
A.?I don't know.
Q.?Don't you know it wag never tent '
here at Dr. Garrison's request? ;|
A.?Dr. Garrison Lad it sent back. .
Q.?Didn't Mr. Mctcalf furnish him a
letter head and ask him to havo it teat
A.?X don't know.
Q.?Don't you know Dr. Garrison did
nothing but to write a note saying he
received mien a letter and sent it to the
Postmastdb AJeueral without a line at
A?I don't know.
0.?Don't you know that theso mat
ters are in the hands of tho Wheeling
A.?Thoy 'aroin tho bands of Mr.
Q.?You never saw the lotter he sent
A.?No, sir, I think not.
Q.?And you don't know whether ha
uked for any investigation?
Q.?And you don't know whether It
was Mr. Motcalf or Dr. Garrison that
asked to have it sent hack?
A?I don't know.
Q.?Did ho evor talk to yon about it?
A.?Jlo talked about it when I was
Q.?Did heftalk to you 7
A.?Yes; uMhe Market hoaso.
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