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ABILENE WEEKLY REFLECTOR, ABILENE, KANSAS, JULY 5, 1894.
Tin? fDJ?AT CTDTIT17 Train on the Rook Iriand's Em tern Dtrlalon Abandoned. ....unii eeinfl IEE SHUallUJ BIav.-UJu ... Awaited at CWeat a.T . Hid la Ma. ' M.tMtollOrdd ' OmU ... t .iI liruu .la. mm. m, mo.. .y -"" l' and th Rook iwma, wm u "".T". . w ..-.J U with tntir BMtenwr icrTiCT jBirc.- dv AS TuitaTmi the Bock Wend , . .11 aut of the river were eoanaoueu. train west of the river were running m. ,.- tima On the eastern divl- lioB not e wheel tamed during the whole day. It wm rumored last night that the eonduetori would join In the strike. eonduetori wouio join m ,.., but this rumor was generally denied liy eonduetori, The Hock Island has an Iron-clad agreement with the con- ductors which prevents them from striking without nrsv gums "" nntlim. It Is claimed that the eonduotore have no grievance, and the rumor Is considered groundless. It I obvious upon every hand that the situation la becoming more There Is no change In the general ef th. eiriim The nassenirer serV' l I. .till unlmnalred. while freight traffic la at a standstill. Hut there are iniili.lnn. The strike is broad ening, Every few hours word comes from some labor union to tho effeot that It ha decided to affiliate with the trikers. Both the federal and local authorities are taking steps to obviate the trouble which seems to tnreuten. at nmr'AOO. cm.. an .Tnlv S Humors Inst nlfl-ht re that the sheriff has called on the fovernor for troops, and to-lay s de velopments are awaited with keen In ! terest If not with anxiety. The troops at Fort Shorman are being held in readiness to respond at any moment to call lor their services w pruwu property from the strikers, Firemen and engineers on tho Illi nois Central road went on a strike yes terday afternoon, This ww followed by the announcement that the switch men end firemen on the Wabash, a' Wagner line, had struck. Tho switch englnemen and firemen of the Wabash road quit work yesterday. The Michigan Central switchmen held a meeting and asked that mad not to interchange freight with the boy ootted roads. The officials declined to accede to the demands, and the switch men walked out. As a penalty for Its olevornessln run un iii.u,liii1a with a train of meat the road Will probably be onllcd uponto pay a oostly forfeit, for the !ake Shore, men are scheduled to go out In a body this morning, Ihu morning. All Hv vutenlnv three Rock Island . ...j - - jjnBi pasaenger trains ntuuu un b......k . Blue Wand, where they had been thrown Saturday night by tho strikers. Kearlv DUO oassengers, Including many, women and ohildron, passod Saturday night and yesterday with very little food, ana less water, anu enffered under the hot rays of tho ummersun. A delegation from the Burlington roads reported to the A, K, U, head quarters that the tormlnnl yards were completely ilea up ana ini vweuty Vuu.i..n,.j .v r - y five switchmen whom the company had . .1 . tho nla nf iiti'llrura secured to take the place, of strikers had been let go again, The uaies nurg shopmen and trainmen wore said to be ready to strike this morning. Telegrams were received from the A. K. U. otHclals Bt Denver, that the Union I'aclflo there waB tied up from Great Falls, that the Montana union was at a stand-still, everybody from trackmen to englncors having quit. AT St. tUUII. Bt. Louis, July 3, A telegram was received here late last night from Debs ordering out the conductors, firemen and brakemen on the eastern division of the Wabash system, and It Is report ed that that portion of the road Is en e.lttilv blockaded. M. J. Elliott, American Railway union director of the strike, denies the report that the Iron Mountain men have decided to return to work, and ays that not a switching crew is at work on that road. . . UmiM PACIHO PAnAl.VZRD. DtuvtB, Col., July S. The Kansas Paolflo Co, started a train for Kansas City at 8:80 last night with a non-union fireman. The train was guarded with deputies heavily armed. Four deputies were on each ear platform when the train pulled out. They have strict or ders to fire upon any one who attempts to interfere with the train or its crew. A dispatch from Laramie, Wya, srfys at a meeting last evening member bt the A. R. tl. resolved to quit work. The result of the action of the union Is to stop everything at that point, At Rawlins worH has been stopped, The Colon Pacific road Is oomplotely tied up, not a freight train moving. OUT IK IAI.T LAKB. Salt Lake, Utah, July 2. A meet ing of railway employes of all roads ' here was held late last evening. The brakemen, firemen and switchmen de elded to go out at once, and the shop men will go out to-day, They had re ceived positive orders from Debs to strike. The Union Pacific road made to attempt to send out trains for the Borth and east lost night. IX CALIFORNIA. Sai Fbaiiouoo, July 8. There seoras to be no Improvement In the strike sit uation, and judging by the occur rences oi the past twenty-four hours, even li the Southern I'aclflo suc ceeds la sending out more trains from the Oakland yards, there Is but tittle prospect that they will proceed Hue prospect tun me ii piwroi tar on their way. The Oregon express, .......... ...,.. , snr on tnoir way. howckuuoapw , which left Oakland Saturday evening Unmolested by strikers, Is now effect - Dally stalled at Red Muff, and to make the situation worse, over SOO feet oi their trestle a few miles north of Dune- ..UM.tHMfl.lHHl.BnUh. BHltlt ejerill d aam.1 ria"a tn rerjalr dam age before train can pas between here tad Portland. AT roBTLAXD, OH. Poori.Avfv rw . Julv All switch men and firemen, car eleauer, round- ed firemen, car cleaner round - nd yardmen went on a itrlke yeeterday afternoon at i o'clock. No trans have arrived or left except local ea the Southern Pacific. OapAHoiu. Crrr," 0k"j3y a Tn treat West Oklahoma towa-oit ease 1 bora deddod la fsvor of Sr. Big ' I by tat secnUry oi ta -ttrU)r MUST PAY IN FULL Fire Iiwuranre Coinpa nlel Where a Loss li .T-pviMtniiv Citv. Mo.. Julv 2. At the i Tutul MIIBE I'll- MB I'UIIVI. recent meeting of the supreme court in i linn .Tttiltrft ilnntt filed an important ' ....,..--- - . ... Lopinlon in an Insurance case appeaicu frnm .lncH-uin county. Havens MlCd the (lcroi:iiiiaHre Insurance Co. to re- oover nolicles on a buildinif and ino- ,io, Umwii hv . Action was T"' . "'...I.. -j .t-t- rou uer " . nt which rpnuiris lire ininininw . . nrnnnrtvil wholly ,iAUi...nri ft... full Ihkk nulled rj '"v Vi- In thfl nnlicv. .Tn..m llnntk. with the full concur-i --"-. ; ,,!,,. hold, that ,7 i,Y .1 n mm .mi,i.,, L.i,h inuuta at & lew. (turn Fi ....,. - . than the .mount Insured for, and mil t .., o ln..Hnn.a minui cs a little ; u -- ----- raorecaroful about the rinks they as sume, , STABBED AS CARNOT WAS. A French eehoolmwter Accidentally Makes a Roalletlo Kiplsnstlon. pAInn, July 8. wcnooimaster lemil)i o( Brat-Leta, Clermont-on- tne.)arne, was showing his pupils ,rc1y now raHiclant Carnot had been stabbed, The children gumereu around him as ho drew tho knife. A boy mimed Gerard, 8 years of age, fell forward In his excite ment and struck his breast on the knife and It pierced hlsheart. lie died Instantly. The children ran scream ing from the school room. No sooner whs llullle fnln alone than he tried to kill himself with the same knife, but he was saved by two men who had been attracted to the school by tho orics of the fleeing children, li Is wounds are not dangerous. The master Is loved by his pupils and the dead boy's parents have besought the authorities not to prosecute mm THE SEDALIA CHAUTAUQUA. The awvlfM at Amiiolsilon Peril Attended by a Vsit t'om'tiiirflv of I'eoplo. SbiiAi.ia, Mo., July 3. The gates of Association park were thrown open to the public yesterday, no admtaion be ing charged. Large crowds attended the Bunday services IhjUi afternoon and evening, the programme being es pecially interesting and Instructive. Kev. Dr. Jesse U. Hurlbut preached nt the afternoon services, taking for his subject, "The First Church of Christ." It was a most able discourse, but hundreds of pooplo could not get near enough to tho auditorium to hear it. Vesper services were held by the Chautauqua circle at 5 o clock anil at TM I'rof. C. C, Cuse led tne service m with a ohonis containing 850 v,j,.,. Thn ovenlnir sermon was preached by Ilev, W. II. crawiorci COLLIDED AT A CROSSING!. A Vast Frnlilit on the Ilomphls Strikes a Uulf Train at Aratais. PiTTSiiuiio. Kan., July J. A collision occurred about 4 o'clock Saturday morning between a stock train going m,i.th nn the Kansas Cltv. I'lttsburz A tmti anu a rest iroiirut uh mo ....n'..." .!. at the croHslniof the two roads ...... M 1.-1.1 11.n Hfn.nllt. ., . ... . . i ii .i,,, in nAAa mm hiuo oi ruui, uwh. . north 0f this olty. Three ears of the Memphis train ) were ; completely Wroked. but the cars of the othor gin we,e not materially Injured. The enftne nf the Kansas City, Pittsburg A oif tvain was almost a total wroeu Kubanks, the fireman on the wrecked nmrinn urns Imillv Inlurod and mar die, but Frank Dempsey, his engineer, es caped unnuiT, Wheat Ktlme, .1,. ,..1ln.A lOAHIIITIIilUfl, flUljr . ill wiiiii.v wlUl R reHOinton 0f Inquiry, thu secru- . , .. . . - t in ttiryol agriculture sent a suueinoin flia lumiitn which tutvs that the visible supply of wheat on July 1 will be about ,Y',,imjo,oiK) bushels, in audition to wnicn there will be approximately 8,KKI,(HH) bushols avallablu stock mi the l'aeilio const, and as undeterminable quality that goes by the nainof "visible sup nlv " lie irlvns the acreage of winter wiieut for the present year at 83,117,- 173, and spring wueai at i,iue,ma, auu the protmblo production of bushels at South Knld Uf liistid. Nobtii ENin, Ok., July 3,-The man damus suit brought against the Rock Island railroad In the territorial su preme oourt by the town of South Enid to compel the ml'i-wid to establish a depot at that point camt up for hear ing yesterday and was aismissea on the ground of non-jurisdiction, This practically sottles all the suits which are now ponding In tho district court against the railroad lor tne arrest oi employes vloktlng olty ordinances, Kmlucllon In Freight Hatei, Toprka, Kan., July 9 The state luuml of railroad commissioners Satur day afternoon made a general reduc tion of Kansas Ircignt rates in aecora with the wishes of oltltens of about fifty counties, who filed a complaint against the several railroad companies doing business in the state during the month of April, star of Ksevutlon Granted. Chicago, July 8. Judge Payne has rrpiiitml a st.uv of exucutlou in the caso of Assassin Prendergust because of the present hearing, rrennergast s nang ing was set for July 20, but the court announced that the execution would be deferred until the present hearing la concluded, Atchison Count? Doiaoenill. Atohisok, Kan., July .-The demo cratic county oonveutlon to nominate delegates to the state and congressional conventions was held her Saturday. The resolutions oppose prohibition and female suffrage and favor Henry Solo mon for congress. A Me Candidate In tho Second. Pi.iASANTOX, Kan., July 8. Tho Ob server announces that Col. J. D. Snoddy will be a candidate for congress in this (Second) district lie is a strong man and his candidacy Is meeting with much encouragement over the district. ThAilemoeratsof (iearv eountv. Kan.. - " . . . .. . . ! have elected delegates to tne state con ka.Uh nla.liM.1 nmlml. rimlnn Wnmar . , . . i t I ventlon pledged against fusion, woman 1 and prohibition. j The democrats of Leavenworth county, Kan., have declared' for a iiraight democratic state ticket. AffriT In a Salmin. Nkvada, Mo., July . During a fight here Saturday night in a saloon Sam Ureene received wound in the head from a brick that may result In hi death. Mays Bel lew, one of the bar j u j4 orimfc crime. - ApehrUJ by lov. Lowelllnf. Topkka, Kan., July 8. Gov. Lewel ling Saturday reappointed L. Vanvoor his, oi Lawrence, la be k member of the board of directors of the State Sol " je' home at Dvdtra CIU. A SMAILRACE WAR' A Dozen White and Colored Men Drink Boer and Fight 4 ECHO KILLS i WHITE MAS. A Third Brother Killed Wlthla nn Months-Acojultted-A Murderer Dies from Ills Wounde-A Mother ! Hangs Her thlldreo. I Clat CrTi!B, Kan.( July 8. A trag-1 edy happened here last night resulting In the death of llennle Brett, ton of Mrs. John Brett, proprietress oi the Cottage house. It seems that about dozen young men, both white and col-' ored, whose age range from 14 to 20 years, procured a keg of beer and went to the Kansas Central railroad bridge west of the city. A race war resulted ; and several fights were Indulged in. One white boy, a Swodc, was badly in jured. Young Brett was hit on the bock of the head with a piece of iron or brick and died in twenty minutes. All the parties were arrested and ad mitted to ball with the exception of a young nogro, who claimed to have done the killing and who say he is glad of it He is in jail. kii.u.o orr A PAMar. Bio Btosk Gap, Va., July . Tim Cox was shot and killed by Louis Hall Thursday, at Osborne (lap, on the Kentucky-Virginia line. The men quar reled over a woman. Cox Is the third of four brothers who have been killed In the last eleven months. Oreen Cox, a fourth brother, is just recovering from a severe wound, JAUBS IS ACQUITTED. Prrrsnriia, Kan., July 8. Ilenry James, the man who was arrested here some three weeks ago upon complaint of his 15-year-old daughter, oharging him with assault, had a hearing in the district court at Olrurd Saturday. After being out about two hours the jury re turned a verdict of not guilty, D1KD MOM UIS WOUNDS, Ciiimjcotiii, Mo,, July S, Dick Drown, the young negro who butch ered his sweetheart, Ilattle Wolfscule, on September 9 last by shrutlng her five times and then shot himself near the heart, died Saturday. A UOTIIEII IIAKBS HKR CIIILDIIBN. RioiiroiiD, Vt., July 8. Mrs. Merrill Maker, of Montgomery, hanged her four children Saturday morning. She and her husband had trouble and they sep arated Saturday morning, after which she hanged the children. Mrs. llakor has escaped. AN OIJTHAQEOUS DEED. A nrltliie Watchman anil Ills Little Dsuh ter fatally Wounded. Nt. Louis, July 8, A spoclal to the Republic from Ulrmlnghan, Ala., says: Watchman William MoLnla discov ered a big bridge on the Kansas City, Memphis & llirmlnghain railroad near Adamavlllo oil tire. Accompanied by his two little daughters, aged D and 18 yoars, whose mother only recently died, he hurried to tho scene. Just before reaching the fire a mob of coal strlkci-a In ambush tired on him. McLuin was shot through the'alde and legs and, It is believed, f atully wounded. His 18-year-old daughter was wounded lo the hip und will die. Sheriff Morrow and a posse with bloodhounds arrived at Adamsvllle shortly aftor daylight, and havo been making every elVort to run down the depredators, but so far without success. MURDERED BY THE REDS. An AsiMMdllNtlon In Leghorn Resembling the Murder of t'sreot. Lroiioii.v, July 8. A crime somewhat resembling the murdering of President Curnot wuh committed In tills city yes terday. As Siguor Hindi, director of the Ua.ctta Llvomeswj, was entering his carrluge,he was set upon by a man, whom it was subsequently learned was an anarchist, who drew a knife and stabbed him In the abdomen. Signer llandl was at once attended byi physi cians, who decided the only hope of saving his llfu was to perforin the opera tion of laparotomy, This was done but Signo llandl died a short time after ward. Prime Minister Crlspi was questioned in the chamber of deputies in regard to the murder, lie stated that Signor llandl had been stabbed and killed by an anarchist owing to the articles that had appeared in his paper against anarchism. Signor llandl was a vet' eran soldier. He fought at Marshall and Calatlnml. Several deputies fob lowed the prime minister in speeche eulogizing the deceased. The murder has caused a great sensa tion throughout Italy and the feeling against the anarchists has been greatly Intensified. The blow delivered by the assassin caused the dagger to penetrate the liver, aqd the similarity of the wound to that which killed M. Carnot was remarked upon by the victim shortly before his death. As yet the murderer has not been captured. LAID TO REST. The Remains of President Carnot Burled at the Vaiitheon. Pabis, July 8. The remains of the late president, Sadi Carnot, the mur dered chief magistrate of France, struck down by the hand of Santo Cesnrio, the anarchist, at Lyons on Sunday last, were deposited In the Pantheon yesterday by the side of the remains of his grandfather, Lazare Car not, the "organizer of victory." The procession reached the cathedral oi iNotre Dame at noon, where a most in). presstve scone was witnessed. The oUrgy, headed by the archbishop of Paris, preceded the bier up the aisle to a monumental catafalque, displacing the altar which usually stands on that spot The catafalque was upon a dais 10 feet high, and was surrounded by eight immense lighted flambeaux, Be fore pronouncing the absolution the archbishop oi Paris delivered an allo cution. The funeral car and its escort arrived at the Pantheon at 8:90 p. m. amid the booming of a salute of 101 guns; fired by a company of artillery stationed In the Jardin du Luxembourg. At brief intervals the massed bands played funeral marches as the procession wo winding It way from the cathedral At the Pantheon the casket was re moved amid a trumpet salute and the roll of muffled drums, The democrats oi Douglass county, Kan., In convention at Lawrence, Sat urday, elected delegates to tho state and congressional convention. The congressional delegates were Instructed for CoL U. Ik Hour. ON THE BATTLEFIELD. The sea fOM over a field of wheat Ane varmea toe hnsth oi so ttrlv spring; the tnlllai noeers made the awning sweti And there wore otroUllg birds lo slogl And t the brook were cUldrea at pier, Puuulsf UMlr ekUdlsb gsnes lor the dep. But the me sank over teld of ret, Leavlsg w vhnt nor famhoojo them Oorr the shaetlr Uses of lie deed, And blsekeest sad rule everywhere: And sloag the brook, ins teed of pur, Were the tneat ferns ol blue sad grsp. -A a geetl, la Blue tad Oraf, A STRANGE MISTAKE. Tho ThrUliag Experience of Row Tout federal, It we la the month oi April, 1805, a iew day after the surrender of Uen. Lee, that a company oi federal soldier were dispatched to Timber Ridge, eighteen mile from Winchester, Va, which was occupied at the time by Gen. W. 8. Hancock, The company wa under command oi one Lieut Draper, if I mistake not The com pany camped for the nljht at High View, Va, two mile from my father1 house. My older brother, who wo op posed to secession and did not propose to takt up arm against the anion, wa at home at the tima L Hook, who wa an associate, ttiiyed with. us that night None of n at the time wot aware oi any federal soldiers being nearer than Winchester, nor did we know anything of the surrender of Lee. However, early next morning, as we just got ont of bed, three soldiers THEY DBtVT TDIIB SIVOLVXBS, dressed in confederate clothes appeared in front of the house at the gate My brother, thinking that the Johnnie were after him, snatched hi gun. stepped to the door and asked them what they wunted Tii-y drew tneir revolver and told him that he wa the man they wanted, lie told them that he was the man they could not get, and then closed the door. They took the hint and retreated up tho road. We hastened to the barn to secure our horses as we supposed from the confederates: meantime one of the soldiers put spurs to his horse, and went down the road with a speed (ur beyond the usual government gait while the other two remained on their horse watching us. In a fen moments we saw a companx of about twenty two men coaiitg tho rood with a speed that meant business. 1 made for the woods on foot; Hook soon passed me on horseback) my brother was lost to leave the bam, at which time the company was in firlngLilistancci they gave a shout and began firing at him but his mare "being light ol foot aid (airly run unto thoir fifteen rods just twenty-one." lie escaped. Hook had taken a road through the woods into a field. 1 succeeded In get ting to the lower end of the woods on a hill, l'rcsontly I heard the report of a pistol up in tho field, Immediately followed by en exclamation in tnese words: "6, Lord!" I know then that tliev had overtaken and shot Hook. Two other soldiers came from the house and pnssed by near where I was hid, I could hear thorn talk. Ono of them said that there was a black coated ras- cul behind thoso trees, and that ho had bettor como out, You moy guess that a boy seventeen years old was not feeling very good at the time, They then roue up In the field where the rest of the company was. I then made my escape to another clump oi woods In the opposite direction Then I came back to the house and found things literally torn upside down. I then went to assist, my father and old uncle to bring Hook to the house. After oil was over, we learned the mistake, "His own cauio unto his own, and his own received him not" In the afternoon a small company came back to our house, bringing with them a doctor, who dressed Hook' wounds, and told us that U he lived un til the next day he would get well Uook lived, and is still llvlug.-S. W. Anderson, In Toledo Blade. - Measure of Value. An old confederate army chaplain, Rev. J. H. McNellly, tells a story whioh he thinks may be especially appreoi ated in these times of financial strin gency. In January, 1K0, he wa in camp at Dal ton, Go. He had just been paid off In depredated confederate cur rency, and much of it was In one dollar bllls-red-backod pieces of paper six or eight Indies long and about three Inches wide When a soldier 1 paid, he want to buy something to eat; so, as I hod hoard of a man who wa sell ing ginger cakes tn camp about a mile away, I went at once. I resolved to spend a whole dollar tn ginger bread. My memory recalled with de light the generous square that I used to buy for five cent from the old cake woman when I was a boy. I found my man. lie had constructed an oven on a hillside, and he baked gingerbread In one cake about tlireo feet square. I Imagined that my dollar would buy about a whole square. Probably It would exhaust his stock So, with en sir oi riches. I handed him my red- back and said: "Ulve me the worth oi thai." He wasn't disconcerted tn the least lie took my dollar, laid it on hi square of cake, cut out the exact else of the paper and handed It to me. I knew then why money is sometime called a "measure ol value." Yonth't Companion. ENLISTING FOR THE WAR. The Various Rmntlons of a Mew Roerull In tho Uavi ol 'ei. It wot the news that the Sixth Massa chusetts rogtment had been mobbed by roughs on thoir passage through Balti more which gave me. the war lever. And yet when I read Oov. John A An drew' instructions to have the hero martyrs "preserved In ice and tenderly sent forward," somehow, '.hough I felt tho pathos of it I could not reconcile myseli to the tee. Ice In connection With MlrlatUm tUd not pg able Impression oi war, end, when I came to think of It the stoning ot the heroic "Sixth" didn't suit me; it de tracted from my desire to die a soldier's death. I lay awake all night thinking the matter over, with the "ice" and "brick beta" before my mind, However, the fever culminated that night and I re solved to enlist "Cold chills" ran up and down my back as I got out of bed after the sleep iest night, and shaved preparatory to othor desperate deeds oi valor. 1 wa twenty years ot age, and when any thing unusual was to be done,llke fight ing or courting, I shaved. j With a nervous tremor convulsing my system, and my heart thumping like muffled drum-beats, I stood before the door oi the recruiting office, and, before turning the knob to enter, reed j and re-read the advertisement tor re- ' eruita posted thereon until I knew all it peculiarities. The promised chances . tor "travel and promotion" seemed good, and 1 thought I might have mode e mistake in considering war so seri ous sfter all "Chance for travel!" I must confess now, after four years of soldiering, that the "chance for trav el" were no myth, but "promotion" we a little uncertain and alow. 1 wa in no hurry to open the door. Though determined to enlist I was half inclined to put It off awhile; I had a fluctuation of desires: I wa faint- ! hearted and brave) I wanted to enlist, and yet here I turned the knob and was relieved, I hod been more prompt with all my hesitation, than the officer In hi duty: be wasn't In. (Finally he came and said: "What do yon want my boy?" "I want to enlist," said I, blushing deeply with upwolllng patri otism and bashfulness. Then the sur geon came to strip and examine me In justice to myself, It must be stated that I signed the rolls without a tre mor. It Is common to the most oi hu manity, I believe, that when confront ed with actual danger, men have less fear than In Its contemplation. I will, however, make one exception In favor of the first shell I beard uttering it blood-curdling hisses, as though a steam locomotive were traveling the air. With this exception, I hare found the actual dangers of war always less terrible face to face than on the night before the battle, Century War Book. RALLY ON THE SUTLER. A Bemlnlioeaee That Recalls Hoenos of Riotous Fun. While In camp near the terminus of Urant's City Point railway, south of Petersburg, In lw a lew or tne ooys beloniluK to my regiment myself In cluded, wandered up tho railway track to Meade's Station, where, we heard, a large amount of sutler's goods were being accumulated. Rations were, for tome unexplained reason, .setting scarce, and as greenbacks were getting scarcer, we determined to forage a little on our own account The nleht wa dark but not stormy, just the one for a successful raid. Ar riving at the low wooden structure used us a station, we found tne plat form crowded with boxes and barrels awaiting transportation to the dis tant regiment. We alto found a guard potted to toe that none but the ightiul owners appropriated tne prop erty. Soon after our arrival a crowd negan to assemble near the old baildiug, whose significant looks and mysterious action soon alarmed the guard, and before the sutlers began to remove OXI.T CANDLES. their goods, the whole oi the second relief was posted In and around tho station. This hostile precaution would have .discouraged any but hungry sol diers; but they camo there for grub, and grub they meant to have Kono were found bold enough to try forcing the guard, but somehow all became un usually accommodating. One Butler succeeded In getting hi vehicle loaded and started to leave the station, Now was our time. As tho proprie tor of the establishment sat on the box In front, he had no means o learning what was going on in the rear. Soma twenty or more vcterani literally "frose" to tho hind wheels and end board, with ieet braced securely tn the yielding soil, that Is, to hold It At length the wagon started, not ahead, but over sidewise. Ohl how tho boys did strive to save that craft from going over; but some way It would go, and a boxes and oases rolled out they sud denly took legs and ran nway. I suc ceeded In getting a quantity of tea bis cuit ani some potatoes, end by a little rapid pedestrlanlsm eluded the guards, who mode an effort to surround us. After running down the track for some distance I overtook one of my comrades carrying; a large box. In an swer to my query at to what he wo loaded with, he answered! "Vt hlsky. Upon my suggestion the box wot opened and found to contain only can. dies. Imagine hit disappointment American Tribune. u.n utiu jaiueroa. Washington, July 8. The Chesa peake & Ohio express bound for Cincin nati which left at 8:35 p. m. yesterday over the Richmond & Danville tracks, ran into the rear end of a freight train at the tiding near Rapidan, Va., at 4:45 in the afternoon. Both trains were badly damaged. II. W. Fuller, general passenger agent of the Che ispeake Ohio, sustained a fracture of both legs above the ankle and was badly bruised. A brakeman also riding In the bag gage car, was severely injured, and a tramp was killed. ' Favor a straight Ticket. Toprka, Kan,, July 8. The Shawnee county delegates to the democratic state convention have elected Frank Thomas to be their chairman. While the convention Saturday voted down a resolution Indorsing David Ovcrmyer for governor, the delegates all say they are ior htm and will do all In their power to secure for him the nomina tion. They also say that they are in favor of a straight ticket y a motion U Instruct the delegates to work ior that kind oi a Uoket wa defeated. INFANT HANDS. Pair beacon lights at dusky eve, la cottage door and palace hail: They beckon msa from busy marts, Those dimpled haade outstretched aid Herculean powers within them lie. Wee anger tips with ray palm; One magto touch on cboek or brow Will quell an aogry rising storm. Oftttmes they vsalsii from the sight. These darling hands more prised thai gold: Passive In death's chill hand they 11 Like frozen lilies pure and sold. Ood ssys: "A little child snail lead," And olear-eyed faith discerns sfsr Those gleaming hands at close of dsy Art bsckoalog home through gates ssr. EUea anduun, In N. Y. Observer, A COlfilON FOE. An Offloor'a Experience with Pan there and a Moonshiner. Deputy Marshal Harry Ray had a terrible experience with panthers re cently In the Holsteln mountains while trying to arrest Rabe Davis, e notori ous Tennessee moonshiner. Davis had been defying the officers for two or three years, and was regarded a a bold, desperate man. Ills actual en counters with revenue raider, how ever, had not been as numerous as the Instances oi the letter's Inability to cope with his cunning. The general region in which Rabe was supposed to operate his ttill and hide himself, when there was danger from without had been located by the marshal, and as the old moonshiner had persistently refused to be entrapped by the snares and subterfuges set and devised for him, it was decided that Ray and his three associates should separate and steal l'sto tho old violator's stronghold from four different directions, meet ing, after tho search, on a high peak, which could be teen from almost any part of that country. It was about one mile and a half from the lour starting point to this eminence. Deputy Bay, who is a man oi splen did nerve, chose the toughor.t route, and the ono by which he was most likely to meet the object of the search. He had not proceeded far, on horse back, until he was compelled to dis mount It was Impossible ior the horse to go further over such a rough coun try, and, besides, it was oarer, as nis life probably depended on hit seeing Davis before Davis saw him; so, after tethering hit horse, he proceeded on foot As he approached a deep, dark hol low, dense with timber and under grpwth, ho was sure ho heard some thing not far ahead of him. IlehM behind a tree and waited for some time, but as he could hear nothing more, he was soon slipping ahead again, The idea oi a wild animal nover had occurred to him, and ho fully expeotod to meet the old moon shiner every minute. Aoross the bot tom of tho hollow was a fallen tree, which rested about ten or fifteen feet from the ground. The marshal started to walk across this log to the other side. Tliis wa about the last act in the search of which he hot anything like a distinct recollection. When he was about midway oi this accidental footing he heard a noise in the trees overhead. Ills hand dropped Instinct ively to his six-shooter, as ho looked in the direction from whence oame the sound. He was nl most paralyzed with sudden and terrible fear. Crouching upon an extended limb oi a tree, ten feet from nls bead, was a Huge pan ther. Hit courage returned as quiokly as it had gone, but he had only time to draw the weapon from his belt when the monster plunged at him. He dodged ttt leap, but hit foot slipped on the log and he toll to heavily that he was rendered unconscious when he struok the stony bottom oi the gulch. Just how long ha remained in this condition the marshal could not tell. It seemed to him only a moment, but, In fact, it wo quite an hour, during which time this powerful beast and its mate dragged him to their den, more than a hundred yard up the gorge. As consciousness began to return, the first idea that occurred to him was that water had been dashed into hi face. Next he remembered the ferocious beast and his fall. The whole terrible picture floated before his dated sensos like a dream. But he was rescued and surrounded by mystery. He struggled up to a sitting posture and tried to speak, but he was too faint to utter a sound, and seemed to be partially blind. The strange, damp atmosphere and semi-darkness puzzled him for a few moments, but hit effortt to restore his vision soon revealed to him the as tounding faot that he was not blind, but in a cave. This dlaoovery brought with it the startling realization that he wat in the panther't den, and that he wo expected to furnish that animal Its next meal, ills hand hunted for hi revolver again. It wo gonel It had fallen from hi hand and wo lying at the bottom oi the rocky guloh, where the panther had made Its spring. His apparently hopeless condition dawned upon him with such peculiar foroe that he was just about to lose consciousness again when he heard a noise nsUmadeby wmethlngnpproach lng the mouth oi the cavern. Was It man or beast, rescuer or captor, lite or death? Such thought a these flashed through the mind oi the marshal, who was almost ready to give up In despalri but the Impression that tome one hod thrown water Into hit face furnished a lender thread to sustain his hope. In a moment,whlch seemed almost like an hour, he taw enter the grotto a tall muscular man, carrying in his hands a broad-brimmed slouch hat lull ol wa ter. It wa Babe Davis, the terror oi the mountains. But the officer had no fear of him now, since It must have been he who threw the water into hi iace and wa returning again on hi minion oi mercy. Hi opinion oi the moonshiner quickly rose above par. This fluctuation, It teemed, wa not mutual, ior when Davis came near enough to see that his patient was sit ting up and apparently convalescent the mountaineer dashed the water upon the floor and fled from the cave. The marshal tried to detain him lonf enough to exprta hi gratitude for his dellveranoe, out he wa too weak to make himself heard, and Rabe passed out of sight leaving the dazed marshal to solve the mystery oi his remarkable rescue alone When he had sufficiently recovered to renin hi feet he (truck a match, and on looking around was shocked to behold lying, almost at his feet, tne dead bodies oi two panther, either of which wa nearlv a lanrc at himself. utk a at thr head by a weapon of large caliber.-'-Tne floor of the cave wa literally coverea with the wool oi sheep and the car cases oi small animal. As toon a possible he quitted the cave, and a he walked feebly from It entrance he ielt core that a pair of keen eye some where not far away were watching hi movement. But he wa not afraid oi their possessor before this terrible ex perience, end felt that he had less ground to tear him now. So, without appearing to suspect the presence ol anyone, he went away a fast as possi ble. He soon reached hi hone, and then found his associates, who, earing that harm had befallen him, were prepar ing to make a search. Hi injurie were not serious, and a iew days' rest at a cabin down in tho settlement brought him around all right While waiting ior hi wound to heal he was able to learn the other tide oi hi fearful experience. The old moonshiner had teen the marshal, pre vious to the attack oi the panther, and had rightly judged, from the let ter's skulking action, that an effort wa being made by a posse to surround and capture him. He could have killed the officer a dozen time, bnt decided to conceal himself nntll he passed and then go on about his business a though nothing had happened. While looking around ior tome place to hide he aw the cave and slipped Into It He toon discovered that he was in the den ot some wild animals, but he hid him self on a shelf oi rocks, where he could tee the entrance, and; putting his trusty Winchester in a convenient po sition, he awaited development. He had not been long in this attitude when he wa horrified to tee two knge panther enter the cave, bear lng between them the limp and apparently dead body oi tho officer. They had caught up the body by the clothing about the shoulder, and were dragging It head foremost AU the hatred he had borne toward the revenue raider fled from the breast oi the old moonshiner tn the presenoe oi their common enemies, and as soon at they had laid down thoir burden he de termined to save the unfortunate man from an awful fate. lie was a man oi supreme nerve, and as soon as the panthers got far enough away Irom their prey two reports re-' verberated through thegrewaome den, and two prostrate and dying monsters bore witness to his deadly aim. Leap ing Irom his hiding place, the old man hurried to a stream close by, filled hit hat with water, and, returning, threw It into the face oi the unconscious mar shal. This wholesome application had the desired effect, and he was sitting up when Davis returned with the sec ond hatiuL Davla had been born and bred In an atmosphere where a revenue officer was regarded as the embodiment oi treachery, and as soon as ho had killed tho panthers and revived Ray, he fled, lost the officer should be ungrateful enough to try to arrest him. As he left the cave be did not fall to pick np . his gun, which he had left at the en trance. He hid In the laurels where he . could command a view of the cave, and saw the marshal dopart He followed him at a distance until he reached hie -friends, and then turned back Into the mountains, with a consciousness that he hod done his whole duty by his old enemy. Globe-Democrat. - IT WOULDN'T WORK. "f ' The Letter and Check Were Not Oeed Eaongh to Do tho Trick, r ' After he had road the letter and duly nspectedthe check he muttered; "Well, well; that Is the strangest re quest I ever had made to me." "What's the matter?" asked the stranger. "Do they want you to tele graph that you have received the money?" "Oh, no; not at all. Thev know well enough that I wouldn't do that." "Ask you to acknowledge receipt by first mall?" "No; I rather expeotod them to ask that, but they haven't," "Maybe they would like to have you hold it a week before depositing It, No funds In the bank just how." : "No." i "What do they want, then?" "Why, thcoheck is their receipt, and they ask me to deposit It as toon at possible." "What Is there ttrange about that?" "What It there strange about It? I f ucss you don't know me. That cheolt for eight dollars seo?" He showecj the stranger the check, and then went down into his trousers pocket and pulled out tlx pennies, a dime and a nickel, "That's the site of my pile," he wont on, "and it's a little bigger to day than usual, Now, then, under the circumstances, wouldn't you say that a man wa wasting time and Ink when he asked me to deposit a check ae toot) as possible? Funny how some men will. Say, you haven't eight dollar; about yon, have you? You have? Just, wait until I Indorse the check, end What, you won't cash It? Seen the game played before? Hang me! but that' a squelchor lor an ambition man. 1 took a week to map out thai story and thought It wat new. ThJ oheok look all right anyway, and fj made It small so's I could work It of eaty." Chicago Port. ... When wt, hav only a little wj should be satisfied! lor this reason, that those best enjoy abundance who are; contented with the least; and so tha pain ol poverty are removedi simple, fere can give a relish equal to the most expensive luxuries. Eplourus. 1 Stk. Uknivievi,' Mo., 'July 8. The, first fatal case of sunstroke that ha occurred in Ste. Genevieve county for many year was that ol stranger, who; was stacking wheat about 8 miles north1 of town, when he became overpowered; by the heat, and despite prompt med-, teal assistance died. All that is known; as to his identity I that his nam la John. Bayard May Re-Rater the genet. i - Wilmixotox, Del., July 3. Thome) F. Bayard, United States ambassador to Great Britain, has deck ed to take a hand in the coining election in thia, state, and it it regarded as probable In the event of a democratic general a tembly being chosen that he will be a candidate to succeed Mr, lilggins 14 the senate. Myriads of fhlnrh ttiigs. Sr.riAi.iA, Mo July 8. A. M. Mei Null, who resides 10 miles northeast ot Sedalia, reports that millions of young; chinch bugs have put in an appearance, in his neighborhood during the past two; iluys. The older generation has been! destroyed by a systematic distribution, of inoculated bugs, but now the work ;will have to In done all ojer )fi. I