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vol. xvii. ; WELLINGTON, LORAIN COUNTY, OHIO, WEDNESDAY, MAY 7, 1884. NO. 19 i 1 J. (A l ' DIRECTORY. cooooooooooooooooooopooooooooooccocoooa POST-OFFICE DEPARTMENT. 0 FF1CE bourt from 7 a. m. to 8 p. m. CCC. ALB.B. Malls Close: Going North, T:45 a. m., 1:40 p. m., 8:00 p. m. Going BouUi, 8:00 a. m., 8:00 p. m. Molls Distributed: From North, 7:00 a. m 0:00 a. m. ' From South, 7:00 a. ui., 8:00 p. m, W. A L. E. B. B. MollsClosoi Going East, 8:30 a. m. doing Woat, 4:00 p.m. . Blolls DlstrlbutedJ ' From Enst, 4:40 p. m. ' From West, 10:12 a.m. ' . BUiaOTON. Arrive, dally, 10:00 a. m. Depart, dully, 11:00 a.m. ' ,' . HUNTINGTON. : . Arrlvo, 13:00 m. Monday, Wednesday and Fri days. Depart, 0:15 a. m. Tuosdays, Thursday! and Saturdays. OBEHLIN. Arrive, dally, 9:00 a. m. Depart, daily, 2:00 p. in. . 1'ENr'lELD. Arrlvo, IMp, m. Tuosdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Depart, lu:u0 a. m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and buturdays. COUNTY OFFICERS. Proskcctiho Attorrbt D. J. Nye. AOUITOH O. Moot TuzABUiiKit (J. H. Bobbins. Clkiik H. J. Lewis. BiiKnirr Calvin Knslgn. ltscoHDiK W. B. Calioon. Pkouatb JciKiit K. II. Ulnman. Bumveyoh T. O. IJowen. Coumiksioskus E. P. IturreU, W. M. Cran d.ll. A. Vauver. 1 n rui m a h v I )i n rcTons 1. 8. 8 traw, Mr. Fos ter, llradford Huce. WELLINGTON TOWNSHIP. Tncsrsics Luolut Horrick, Honor Allyn, J. H.WlRllU Ci.ehk-J. W.Wilbur. ' Thkahukkb A. II. Lambert. Ask90ii U. N. Goodwin. Conhtaui.es C. W. linker. E. Ilr.cketL Justu'ku ojr Tin I'aAis T. W. Browning , B. S. ll us too. WELLINGTON VILLAGE. Mayor T. It HoiTtck. Councilvin I). T. Hush. T. Dolnn.l. C.V, Ilcmonway, M. W. Lojik, lieorgo Fisher, B. & iiau. Cliiik II. N. Goodwin. Trbasuiiku J. H. Wlubt MakdhaiE. lla:lotu CniErEHUIMIEIEU 'IKS Dbpajitmckt A. A. WillUms. UNION SCHOOLS. MrMnnns or rn Doabd or FncoAiiow J. II. Wight, R. F. Webjror. J. W. Wilbur, S. Wln- uoekor, w. u. Bantivy, J. w. iiouguion. OFFICERS OF HOAKD. . Pbksidkst J. W. Houghton. Cijchk-W. 1L Panl'nv. Thiahuhhii J. 11. Wlirht. Supcuiktenuem or Sciiooi K. H. KInnt- son. CHURCHES. I?tnn iom: n E cation i. nuiKCM, 1 Northwest corner Pouth Main and Mag yar stnH't. Services, Sal'b.ttli, IU:.W a. in., 7:IX) p. m. fnbbR-'.li Kliool, Vl.it) in. Younir imn pli'S' nuwilnir, 0:00 p. in. Weekly prnyor moot- inn.Tliiiriliiy cvcnin. tir. -no int I'PlNr'tP.tl, I'.'H ('?, ill Ent lil Public Square, Kuv.M. F. War ner, pnmi.r. Servlcra. I(i;:h. m. and:ii. in. t-iibbatli wli.iol. i::itim, tiM lul moeihiKS fl:fmp. m. Vcimr i-npo' mcvtlnv, Tueliy, 7:10 p. in. Ibriili'r weekly pmyer mit.'llnir. Thurxlny ovpnliic. I'n'r n-al'lenen on 'ottluii.l Avenue ,llr..eilv(n renr nf ehiurh. YMsriPl," I ll IK 91. West Liberty SU. X) J,v. F. H.Moom. piixtor. Hervlees, I0::M n. in., 7:0.1 p. in. ."n iimiii senuot, i-:ui in. ltiiriilur woekly prayur ineoliiuc, Thursday evciiliiK. DENTISTS. JT J. IIl.llll(OU, DentlHt OMIce over jii jiusieits sioro. in iiang uulldinir. Wolllnirton. Ohio. Nitrous oxide gas adraiu. suireu lor tuo axtraotion oi teem. PHYSICIANS. rp jrieiXAIt UN, n. D.. Pbyseian and Bur- x gcon. calls rrom village nna oouiiir will revolve nmniiit attention. Olllo ovor 11 0. burr's drusr atoroi teluphono No. 5. Iloal ilcnw, hnulli Main street: tmepiione no. Dll. J. Ill sit, HomcBopathlat Calls at all hour uromntlv attended. Oflloa and residence, West side Public ttquoxe; Uilophooe no, u. - NOTARY PUBLIC. KN. MnWIN, Inauntnoo Airent and . Notary Public Insurance, deeds, mort- sgos, wins, loasos, oontraoia, oio., written in a neat and Icital manner. OUloa over Berage'i coot aou snoe store. BANK. 1 HUNT-NATION A j U AN K, Wcllinglon, O., does a -nenoral banking biiainoss, buys and soils New York ozohanire, (lovurn m.nt bonds, eto. 8. 8. Warner. President! K. IA. Horr, Cashior, Wuliam Cushion, Assistant uaanwr. TONSORIAL. OTUSKNH BOBINHvN, the Barber, keeps 'Hi one of the neatest, most convenient Bar berBbopalntown. Only drst-olaa workmon employed. A full sawirtment nt hair oils, po raaae. ann nair reatorativoa. rina Diun-rooms luoonnootion and funilnhmlatlill hours with hot and cold water and all neaniwary conveni ences, iiooms, Boutn siue i.iueny street. PRINTTNO. BUIVU your Printing to tlio E.iTVRPMiai Olllue. All kinds of PririUn? done noully ana promptly, utnee, we.t eiue r uuuo square, over (louiriiion s nnnr sutru. PHOTOGRAPHER. WF.SJAWTKLLK, Photographer. Plof uros In every stylo and fully abreast all the late Improvements In the art. Enrage. rnenu for sittings should, whenever practica ble, be made In advance. Gallery over Bowl UJ m nu aiorei uuepnone no. oi. PLANINO MILL. nWADVWOHTII HON, Planing MIIL Boroliaawlna. mntebinir. nlaiilnir. etc done to order. l)enlors In lumbur, lath, shin gles, dnora, sash, hllmla, mmiiiiiiiirs and ilreuml lumber nf aUsorta. kard, uear liiuuliu'S feed store, neiuugmu, u. ' HTBrlnr your Job Printing to the EMTKRritiaB olDoe. We art constantly aJillnj? new styles and novelties, and can give you at good Job as you car. get In the City, i ry us. OPTICIAN. - JVT. HOUGHTON, dealer In spootaoles, oye glasses, reading glasses, opera glasses, telescopes, and a full line of optical roods. Gold, sliver, steel, rubbor and oellu old frames of the finest grades kept In stock. Itefllilng and repairing old framea done to order. Fitting ditnoult eyes a specialty. Of fice, west side Publlo Square. V DOLAND, Mnnnfsctnrorof Csrrlngoa, Wsg L ous and Sivichs, North Msla SU WtilHngtou, HAMLIN POST NO. 0.0, E.A.n. WELLINGTON, OHIO, Hosts on thowe ood and fourth Wedaesday even ings of each month. Font rooms in Emerson's Block. J. J. Thomas, Comumudor. W. L. C4IK, Adjutant. COAL! Tlio best Masslllon Lump and Nut Coal, assillon Kennel Coal. The best Hard 3ul in market OITlce above Bank. FRANKS, TITUS & Co. Wellington Bsal Estate AGENCY if.nmii . umii "We Lave cood facilities for Bell ing Real Estate both in the town and country. We will handle all property placed in our hands with eaergy and upon reasonable terms. LINE Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati and . Indianapolis Railway. TEE CHEAT CENTAL IBM ROUTE BETWEEN TUB BA0T XLKTX WBOT ftlirnitirli i-flr. wltli ennnpetlons (n Union Depots. Only direct line via Cleveland, Buffalo and Niagara Falla NEW YORK AND NEW ENGLAND. Direct connections for all Southern South weatern. and Western points, cither by wsy of Cincinnati, Indlanspolis or St. Louis. Di rect connection in Union Depot at St. Louis for all railway towns In Missouri, Arkansas, Texas, Kansas, Nebraska, Colorado, New Mexico, Old Mexico, and the Paclllo coiat FastTlmo, New Equipment and running through the most I opulous part of the coun try; poasesslnif every appliance for speed and comfort known to be scrvlcable. Tho Cost Roadbed and the Safest Eoad in tho West. Tickets by this popular route for sale at all regular Ticket Olllces. From and after Due. 30, 1SK3, until further notice, trains oil this road will pass Welling ton as Ullows: OOINO WEST. Standard Tims No, 11 Cleveland A Ind'polla Erprcta.,8 in am. No. 17 N. Y. 4 Cin. Kipre. K M p.m. No. 7 Oallon Accommodation S.OA p.m. No. 5 Nl(ht KxpniM g.lrip.m. No. U-Local Freight 8.10 a.m. OOINO EAST. No. f-5lsht Expriwa 8 ns a.m. No. a Cleveland Accommodation 7.87 a.m. No. It St. Loula A New York Ex i f! p.m. No. a Cincinnati A New York Ex 8. DO p.m. Ne. tu-Local Freight I IM p.m. Noti No. 7 runs to Gallon only. No. 8 runs to Columbus, Cincinnati and t)U Louis. K. B. THOMAS. O. B. 8K1NNER. (Jen. Manager. Traffic Msnsger. A.J. SMITH, Gon. Fas. Act CLEVELAND, OIIIO. WEEELIN6- & LASS EEIE SAILROAD Ago Cleveland & Marietta E. E. From and after Nor. 13, 1888, until fui titer notice, trains on this road will pass Wellington as follows: OOINO BAST. Standard Tims, .... S Ms.ra. .... l.wip.m. .... S.Up.m. ( 06s.ni. .... W. s.m. Express, No. 1,,,., Kxprew, " S Exprcaa, " 6 Local Freight, " Ir.J.... Chicago a Pitts. - 67?.... OOISQ WEST. Express, ' . No. I KxpivM, 11 4 Exprmi., " S Freight, 14 Local Freight, 1H Pitta. Chicago4 GO (.SB a.m. 11. HO a.m. s.OKp.m. S.ttp.m. 8 i.p.ni. 8.83 p.m. CONNECTIONS. Toledo With all lines entering the city. Framont-Wlth L. K. A W. K. It. C'lTde-Wlth I. H, A W. H. R. Pellwne With N. Y. C. A St. L. K. B. Monroavllle With II. A O. K. K. Wellington With C, 0, C. A I. Hf. CrmtooWlth N, Y.. P. O. R. K. Omllle-WUb C, A. A C. It K. and r. Ft. W. A 0. It. II. MMilllon-Wlth P., Ft. W. C. B. R. and C, T V A W R H V alloy 1 unction With Valley R. R. Cauaf Dover With 0. A P, 6. B. sol C, T. V, A W. H. U. N.'weoaierstown With P., 0. A St. L.H. tt. . Ctmbrl(l(-WUh B. A O. H. It. Polut Pieafant With W. O. A M. E. B. Marietta-W 1th M. A O. U. R. M. D. WOODFORD, JAB. M. II ALL, O.u.Bopl. . Uen. Pass.Agt. THE NEWS. Compiled from Late Dispatches, COHGBESSIONAt. Tub Shipping bill was oonsldored in the Senate on the 80th lilt., argument being made In favor of tho enti unco of shlp-bullding ma terial free ot duty and the admission of American registry of ships bought abroad...'. In the House a Joint resolution was puased authorizing the Booretary of War, on proper application, to loan tents and lings for sol diers' re-jnions ami to grant condemned can non for monumental piirpooos. In Commit, toe of the Wholo on tho Tariff bill several siieechos wore niado; In tho Sonnte on tho 1st bills were favorably reported for a ship canal between Lako Union and Fugot Sound, W. T., and to amend tho act relating to tho Importation of spurious teas. Tho Shinning bill was dleused....In the House the 1 arltl bill was lurtlior consid ered, and a motion to oloso tho debute on tho 6th was adopted. . A resolution was adoptod In tbo Senate on the 2d oalllng for Information as to what ao tlon bad boon taken In regard to outrles of publlo lands In Colorado by Eugllsh corpora tions. Tho Shipping bill was furthor dlsrusaod. Adjourned to the 6th.... In tho Houso tho day was spent in discussing the Tariff bill. ' Thi Fonate was not In session on the 8d In the House, after prolonged debate, the bill amending the Chlncao Immigration act was pasaod by a vote of 1HI to 13. It simply em phasises and extends the operation of the old law. . DOMESTIC. Tbichistobis caused the death, ot Mr. Frlesa on the 80th alt., at Baltimore, and three of his daughters were In a precarious condition. Scott and Browulow Hill, two of the man concerned in the murder of Albert Woods near St. Albans, W. Vs.. were taken from Jail at that place on the 80th ult. by a mob and banged. Jam ks K. Keini, the noted New York speculator, failed on the 80th, and bis lia bilities wire plaeed at !,000,000. It was the opinion of loading men that Keene would be able to meet all bis contracts and that his suspension was only tempo rary. Albert Wjtbelme's fonrteen-year old daughter died at Canton, O., a few days ago from tho effects ot jumping a skip ping rope 357 consecutive t'mos. .' The Oreely flag-ship Thetis sailed from Now York on the 1st for the Arctic regions. THE four men who recently attempted to rob a bank at Medicine Lodge, Kau., and who killed the President and cashier of tbo bank, were lodged in jail on the 1st, but a mob forced the doors, shot one rob ber In his cell and banged the others to a tree outside. Bicyclists named Woodside and Mor gan left New York on the 1st for an over land trip to Ban Francisco. . . About half of the 8,000,000 cotton spin- lies in New England have agreed to re duce production. Tho Lowell companies will shut down Saturdays. IT was reported on tho 1st that tho wheat oi-op of Dakota would probably yield from 8J,OD3,000 to 4 1,000,000 bushels this year about doublo last year's pro duce A fire at Pre que Islo, Me., a few days ago destroyed twenty-four buildings, In cluding the post-oIuc?,tbe losses aggregat ing i-iiiwo. Tub public-debt statement Issued on tho 1st m:ikoi the following exhibit: Total duht (including interest ot $VM.'i,L!3), fl,- SU3.TKI.Wil. (.'ash In Treasury, )W,TM,20j. Debt, lot amount in Treasury, $1,404,- liRTXL Docrease during April, 15,23'J,. 07 j. Decrease since Juue 30, 1883, $)7,0tf),- 473- AT the close of a base-ball game at Cin rinnati on the 91 tbo pavilion gave way, and one person was killed ami many eta. ors were seriously injured. A wihd-btohm un the SI In the region of Loganaport, Ind., unroofed auroral bouves and blew cars from the track. Two new stouiusrs on Lake Maxinkuckoo were de molished. TitEiti were 151 failures in the United States during the seven days ended on the 2d, against 10 the previous seven days. In Canada the failures numbered twenty -one, an Increase of four. Dn. Eooab Fowler dropped dead while dancing at a leap-year party at Danvers Mass., the other night. He was thirty years old. William McHuoa was banged at Cin' clnnati on the 3d for the murder ot bis wife, and Enoch Brown, colored, was ez edited at Halifax Cosrt-Houss, N. C, for a like offense. Jacob Doiuor, one ot the gang who mur dered Sheriff Adkins In Boone County, W. Vs., wee lynched the other night at Grit flthsvllle. A beatt rain on the id caused the over flow of Grand River and its tributaries, thousands of acres in the ricinity of Chilli cotbe, Mo., being submerged. It feared that a large number of cattle would be lost ; One man was killed and five persons were severely injured by a cyclone on the 2d at Del Rio, Tex., which also destroyed several buildings. A terrific gale prevailed at Buffalo on the 24, the wind blowing sixty miles an hour for soma time.. Greet damage was done to shipping. Tiiirtt-oss buildings at Gainesville, 71a., were burned a few nights ago, caus' ing a loss of $ 140,000. AT Jefferson, Tex., the river on the 4th was the bighost known In eighteen years. The lower portions ot the town wsre under wator and a number ot families bad been forced to abandon their homes. It was believed every bridge in the county had been swept away. Large sections of farm ing country were also submerged, The poat-oflloe, a hotel and several busl heas bouses at Willianistown, N. Y., were doatroyed by Ore a tow days ago. Tbs six days' walking match at New York closed on the evening of tbs 81, Fits gerald having covered .610 miles, beating all previous records, while RoweU bad 6U3 miles to bis credit Fanohot was third, with 600 mile, and Noremaa fourth, with MS miles. - Bborvtart Foloeb on the 8d Issued a call for three por cents to the amount of 10,000,0. A OAbK on the 3d on Lake Champlaln, in wbiuh the Waves rolledjthlrty feet high, in jured tbo piers at Burlington, Vt, tor two miles, causing a damage of $100,000. Br the explosion ot a boiler a fsw days ogo in tlio Whll ney mnrhle-works stGouv erneur, N. Y., Ave men were killed and two otaers were fatnlly Injured. The specie exports from New York dur ing the week onded on the 3d amounted to $3,U3,;W, and since January 1, $41,100,8)0 in specie bad been sont out A Large stock-raising firm has routed 129,000 aeros of land from the Pawnee In dians in Iivllan Territory for five yoars, at three cents per acre per year. Francis Mcnrnr, the originator of tho Blue-Rlbbon movement, commenced a temperance rovlval on tho evening ot the 4th in Park Avenue Methodist Cburcb, Chicago, the audience filling even the ainlen. '. Tna steamer B. 8. Ford, valued at $173,- 009, was burned at her wharf at Charles- to wo, Md., the other day. Forest flros woro rajlnj on Ibo 4th in the mountain woodlnnd districts ot Cloar fleld, Lycoming and Tioga Counties, Penn sylvania. Largo tracts of valuable timber-land and many saw-mills had been de stroyed, and tho village of Brlsbin bad boon reduced to ashos, and one thou sand persons malo homeloss. Many valuable herds of cattle bad perished. The losses would amount to millions. Rains bsxl extinguished the flames in Orange and adjacent counties in New York. The losses In those couiitios were estimated at ?2,003,00). PERSONAL AND POLITICAL TliE Republicans of Wisconsin bold tliolr State Couvoution at Mndison on the 3 Jth ult. and elected an unpledged delegation to the National Convention. The platform adoptod cordially eudorsos the Adminis tration of President Arthur, and calls upon Congross to enact without delay laws fur the speedy payment of all just claims of soldiers of the late war. The Iowa Republicans mot In Btnte Con vention on the 30th ult and elected dele gates to the National Convention who are unanimously for Blaine for President A platform was adopted denouncing tho present effort In Congress by tbo Demo crats to reduce the tariff ; demanding an improved navy; domanding pensions or lands for All honorably discharged soldiers of the late war; approving President Ar thur's Administration, and Indorsing Jaroos G. Blaine for President The Uslye Straight-out Greenback Con vcntlos met at Augusta on the 80th ult and plnatod W. F. Eaton for Governor. Delegates to the National Greenback Con vention were chosen. A motion to in struct the delegates for Butler was de feated. At the Massachusetts Democratic Slate Convention at Worcester on the 30th ult delogatos were elected to the National Con vention favoring Butler for the Presidency, HenhT W. Caxnom, of Minnesota, was on the 30th ult selected by the President as the successor ot John J. Knox, Comp troller of the Currency, and James A. Con nolly, of Illinois, to be Solicitor of the the Treasury. Tub Vormont Ropubllcan State Conven tinn convened at Montpeller on the 30th ult. and olectod four di-loatee-at-largo to tbo National Convention favorable to Ed munds. AT the Nevada Republican Convention at Virginia City on tlio 30th ult Blaine (iclezotos woro choson to tlio National Con vention. The Oregon Republicans mot in Btato Convention at Portland on the 30:h ult and nominated B. Herman for Congress man. Tnn Ulnnetota Republicans met In State Convention at Ht Paul on the 1st and elected delegates to the National Conven. tion favorable to Blaine. The Republican Territorial Convention of Utah met at Bait Lake on the 1st 'and elected delegates to the National Conven tion favorable to Arthur) the Wyoming Convention convened at Evanston and chose dolegates instructed for Arthur, and the Washington Territory Convention met at Dayton and elected Blaine delegates. The Colorado Ropubllcan Stats Conven tion met at Denver on the 1st aad elected a solid Blaine delegation to the National Convention The Oregon Convention met at Portland and chose an unlnstruoted del' egatlon. Tea Pennsylvania State Prohibition Convention met at Philadelphia on the 1st and elected delegates to the Nstlonal- Conventlon. Jamee A. Black, of Lancas ter, was nominated for Congressman-at- large. Tna Maine Prohibitionists held their State Convention at Augusta on the 1st and nominated W. T. Eustls for Governor. Representatives to Congress were nom Inated as follows: First District, Anson P, Clark; Second, Reuben & Hunt; Third, J. E. Ladd: Fourth, O. a Besse. Tub Florida Republicans bald their State Convention at 8t Augustine on the 1st and elected delegates to the National Convention, and the Texas Republicans met at Fort Worth. Both delegations were unpledged. At the Kentucky Republican Btati Con-' ventlon at Louisville on the 1st, unln structed dolegates were elected to the Na tional Convention. AT tho Rhode Island Republican State Convention on the 1st delegates were chosen to attend the National Convention who were unplodged and unlnstructed. William I'm Kellooo was on the 1st acquitted ot complicity In the Star-route cases, for the reason that his reception of drafts and a note from Price occurred so long ago as to be barred by the statute of limitation. . . Mabtlard Republicans met in State Convention on the 1st at n.gerstown and. elected delegates t the Chicago Conven tion who favored Blaine. Ins Nebraska Ropubllcan Slate Conven tion met at Lincoln on the 1st and sleeted. delegates to .Wcjnadv-llroritlnn who favor Bla) bus were tatttatEfsrtal At the seaEdouin PnlU&if ph ia, an the id of the Penxuylvanlai'aonlbltlenlsoiaplaV term was adopted recommending thai1 sup pression ot the liquor traffic, favoring com pulsory education, and in favor ot woman suffrage. The United States Senate Committeo on Territories on the 3d made an adverse re port on the (House bill providing that no person shall be 'appointed Governor of a Territory unless he has bean for two years a resident thereof, becnuso no such limita tion can be placed on tho constitutional power of tbo President. F0EEIGN. Varo.va's band of insurgents on the Island ot Cuba has be?n dcfoatol and twelve of tbo men captured. Advices of the 2d state that t'.io King of Abyssinia bad refused to pormlt Egyptian troops to enter the Soudau from his do minions, and the Anglo-Egyptian authori ties were greatly embarrassed. It was believed by tbo London police ant tho 2d that ultro-glycerine bad been con veyed to England from America In spirit flasks. The Ontario Cabinet on the 2d offered a reward of one thousand dollars for the conviction of the man who laid dynamite cartridges under the Parliament buildings. A plaocb was raging on the 2d la toe Province of Bagdad, In Asiatic Turkey, and a sanitary cordon bad been estab lished. Advices ot the 2d from Madrid state that revolutionary movements ware still causing much alarm, and arrests et sus pected revolutionary sympathizers and agitators were being made almost hourlyj The ship Alantlne, of Drammeu, Norway, was wrecked in the northeast gale five miles east of Wolf Island Btation, Magdalen Islands, a few days , ago, and) broke up Immediately. Nineteen lives were lost Lokdox advices of the 2d say that every thing was yet safe at Khartoum, Trade would be carried on with tho Mohdl's men in case Khartoum be taken. Greek mer chants were In correspondence with the Mebdl with tbo view of tbs establishment of commerce. Tbere wore thirteen deaths from yellow- fever at Havana, Cuba, during the week ended on the 8J. Advices of the 4th stato that the lion steamer State of Florida, en route from New York to Glasgow, was wrecked re cently. She bad thirty-five cabin passen gers, but it was thought all bod been saved Dy otner vessels. A sailing vessel picxea up the shipwrecked crew. The Empress Anna, widow ot Emperor Ferdinand IV., ot Austria, died a few days ago at Prague, aged eighty years, -Owing to the discovery at Moscow of a plot to assassinate the Csar, the festivities in honor of the coming of age of the Czare vitch will be held in Bt Petersburgh. The High Bluff branch ot tbs Manitoba Farmers' Union adopted resolutions a few days ago calling upon the Provincial Legislature to petition the Imperial Gov ernment for the rlgbt to become an Inde pendent British colony, and declaring that nothing abort. of free trade-or secession will satisfy the people of Manitoba. LATER NEWS, Tuk National Convention of Under h i iters will bo held at Pittsburgh May 28 h'1'121. Over two hundred delegate ere xpcctiil to be present, representing all the ,nri;e cities oi tne country. Tub College Hosiiiiliil nt Pcorfa, 111., ym struck by lightning during aboavy Tin on the 5th. The building was con cV-rable damaged and tholnmatea serious i shocked, Lucy l oyior, the mncron, to i varely time iinuuts wero enioriainca oi . '.r reenrtry. A cyclonf. struck, the cilicsof Daven poit, la., and Hock Island, III., onthe.'th, ootng considnrnblo damage. At Duvo.ii oi t one peron was killed and a number f others liailly lnjtiro'i, nnil several 1 uil'lings leveled. All the buildings on '.hi fair grounds at Hock Iolnml were 1-veled and fences blown away; three liusi were demolished and four persons reported nioroor loss seriously hurt Tiif. National Anti-Monopoly Con' v.iotion Is announced to be held at the Hi lugs Uoune, Chicago, May 14. A tho Chicago & Eastern Illinois suburban train was leaving South Engle wood for Chicago on the morning of the 8th a dense fog prevailing a heavy loco- Motive nt the Grand Trunk mad, which li-jive the city on the same track, plunged Into the rear train, spllttingthe last caraud tnlracoplug the other two, pinning the imssc!!-; In the broken timbers and flood Ins; the interior with steam from the engine boiler. Henry Wilson, engineer of the paKnoiiger train, and W. Cotkle, ot Eugle wo.mI, wero probably fatally injured, and ol.out twenty others seriously uun. Di'kino a violent ball and mlu utorm at Little Ilock, Ark., on the ith a shed at the old fair ground fell on a large number of convlctaemployed In brick making. One guard was killed, another seriously wound ed, and several convicts Injured by falling tlmliers. MosKi Fbaley, the St Louis grain and stock operator, whose suspension waa recently announced, bas notified bis cred itors that ho is prepared to sottle all his recounts by payipg 100 cents on the dollar. Hills were reported favorably in the ficnato on the Wh i Granting a pension to tbs widow of Cenoral Judson Flusetricki to adopt International regulations to prevent ciolllslon nt M ai the agricultural appropria tion mil wnn amendments. A Dill Dy Mr. van iv yen. to n-atriut snens ana lon-ign ouin nnnlcs ana cornorationa In the owncndilo ol liiinlie land und nf any land In Territories. wna roforred to Committee on Fubllo Lands. 'J'hn 'hipping Mil wus then taken up, and ponding dlKcussJon tho Senate went into en- ecutlvo S"Mion and soon adjourned. In the House a bill was Introduced to exclmle the ml. tie land. f Kansas from the oie.ation of lews rciatlnv to miners! Inndn: referred, Tho Virvlnl oonlootod election esaeof O'Ferrcll vs. I'uiil wna called up ami after a long ilcluiio tl.c resolution M-atlng O'Fvrrcll waa adopted by n strict party vote. Mr. Laird litlrndimM a bill lor the ia-ninof patents tor litn.ii to any l'Kotlia mliroad wlilnli alta'i uouiplcte Its road within thirty days fmm the pnasiigc of the net : referred. At. the ovenla m a-ioa rietmtu imtiiutarllllilll wus enotiiiuvd. Adjouruod, , SCII00L AND CIIUKCIL Nei.rlv one-fifth of all the children in Providence, R. L, of school age, did not attond school a single day during the year 188a. Alfred Smith, of Newport, bus pre sented to the Charming Church In that itv. as a memorial to bis wife, the es tate No. 29 Key Street, to be used as a parsonage. It is worth about W0,w). -N. Y. Timet. In Denmark, Bishop Martensen re cently examined and ordalnod two young Esquimaux, who will engage in missionary work in Greenland under the auspices of the Btate Church o( Denmark. To tho question: "Why did Satan make his approach to Eve and not to Adam?" a religious paper answers: It may have been Decause Satan knew that the influence .of Eve would be his best help in conquering Adam. Wives are apt to be the most potent pleaders with their husbands. 1 It is gratifying to know that tho Presbyterian hospital of Philadelphia did not lose anything by its refusal to accept f 2,600 from the proceeds of a charity balL The manager of the In stitution stood lor a principle, ineir church prononnoed dancing wrong, and they would not accept money that bad any suspiolon of illegitimacy about it, ana an admirer of this spirit has, sent the hospital a check for 13,000 to, make up tne loss. viucago .inter Ocean. The nubile schools, let it be remem bered, send very few out of the large number of criminals in our penltenti-i aries. Most of them have no eduoation.i Very few have had a thorough publid school education. The average statis tics of the United States show that out of the small per cent of the people un- able to reaa ana write come aoout one-) third of the criminals, and of the re-! , mainlng two-thirds only one in a ! hundred had been educated in the higher branches. Journal of Educa- tion. "In the Cabinet circle all religions .. meet," says tho Washington corres pondent of the St Louis Olobt-DemoA eral. "The President is a Hlgu- Cburch Episcopalian, although hi father was a Baptist preacher, and hi sisters are all members of that church. Aecretary Folger is a Presbyterian, audi elta with the pastor's family in the Mow iork Avenue cnurcn, wnere sec retary Frelinghuysen and his family J and Postmaster-General Gresham and' . his family also attend. Secretary Lin-j ooln, like his lather, is a rresoytenanj but his wife is from a strong Methodist) . family, and they generally attend that) church. Secretary Chandler and hla family go to the Unitarian Chnrch, and! an j ,-i i . t i- t are oi tne aavancea ana uoerai iniuai era of that body. Attorney-oenersL Brewstor and his wife always worship, at tho Epiphany, the largest and most fashionable of the Low-Church Episco pal congregations. Secretary Teller, and his wife are very devout Motho dista." PCSGENT FAK AO BATHS. "Ah!" sichcdBrown. "this lifo 1st full of disappointments." "Yes," re plied Fogg, glancing significantly at Mrs. F., "and some dlsappoiutmentA are full of life.' Isosion lost. A Virginia girl married a tramp, who turned out to be a duke. We've no pity for her. She should have known what he was Deiore sue marnea . him. Motion Post. How a woman always does tip a - newspaper she sends to a friend, so that it looks like a well stuffed pillow,' , is something that no' man is woman . enough to understand. A Williamsport youth sent fifty cents to a Now York firm to learn now to keep from swearing, and rocelvod In ronlv: "Don't open your mouth!" he lias sworn ever since. Williamsport (Pa.) Grit. An Austin man, who has just got out a book of poems, mot Gilhooly and the following proceedings were had: "Did vou read my new bookr" "OY yes; I read it" "How did you like it.". 'My dear sir, i assure you mat i inia it aside with a great deal of pleasure." Texas Biftinyt. W. H. Yanderbllt says he never picks up a newspaper that he doesn't see something disagreeable in It about himsolf. Lend us a half-dollar, old fellow. There's nothing disagreeable about that We might have asked for, a dollar and a half, but this paper Is dissimilar, so to speak. JlicrcAa Traveller. A clergyman's daughter, looking over the MSS. left by ber father in his study, chanced upon tbo . following senlence: "Hove to look npon a young ' man. There is a hiddon potency con cealed within his breast which charms and pains mo." She sat down and ' bltwhinly addod: "Them's my scntl menu eiaotly.papa-ailbut tho pains.". Exchange. "Statistics show that there are at least 11, 000 men who can neither play; foot-ball nor assist an objectionable vis itor to alight from tho front stoop," said a sad-eyed Brooklyn bachelor. "What is the matter with them" ' niked his friend. "They aro ono-lejjgod," was the cheerful reply. .V. Y. Journal. Is your sister at homer"' asked a, St I-oufs young gcutleuian of the little brother who answered the bell. . "Yes, she's homo," said the boy 5 , "we're goin' to have cocoanut pies for dinner to-tnorrow, and she's out in the . kitchen helpiu'.mothur make 'em." , "Indeed,'1 replied the young man,' ' evidently very much pleased, "and what part of the pie does your sister make?" "She ei-acks the coooanute with ber oU."lhiladc!phi Call.