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imW BILLINGS, MONTANA THE DAYS DOINGS. WA SHING TON NEWS. The assult upon Dr. Bliss in the senate has induced him to divulge letters written to him with reference to his retention in the case by Secretary Hunt, in answer to a note sent them about the time Dr. Boynton pub lished his card. Secretaries Lincon and Hunt say in reply that Dr. Bliss was recog nized Ry the cabinet as having charge of the case, and that they understood his retention was satisfactory to Mrs. Garfield. Drs. Ag new and Hamilton were called into the case at the suggestion of the cabinet, which sug gestion was cheerfully acquiesced in by Dr, Commissioner Price of the Indian bureau said Saturday, that he had no doubt that the Leech Lake and Winnebagoshish Indians would accent the award made for damages to their reservations sustained on account of work on the reservoirs. The money had lieen forwarded, but he had no official in formation that it had been paid over to them Although there has been a good deal of grumbling among the Indians, he believed they had quieted down and would not cause the government any trouble. The members of the tariff commission are engaged in plans for the work and have about concluded upon a plan for dividing the commission into three branches—one to take the western interests, one the north west and one the south. They find the work so great that it will be difficult to ac complish it by any other means. They will meet in Washington July 6, to organize. The name of Wm. W. Spaulding to be re ceiver of public moneys at Duluth, and John R. Carey to be register of the land office fat the same place, were sent to the senate by the president Saturday. Mr. Spaulding suc ceeds Thomas H. Presnell, and Mr. Carey succeeds Morris C. Russell. Thirty-seven clerks in the land office and twenty-one in the patent office were dis charged Friday. The bill establishing the territory of Pembina will be reported favorably to the senate. RAILROAD NEWS. The trunk lines have sent out another se cret circular for the consideration of the western members of the joint executive committee. It is proposed to make the fares as follows from Chicago to New York Trains without through cars and ordinary . time, $20; trains with through cars and or dinary' time, $21; trains without through cars and quick time, $22; trains with through cars and quick time, $23 to $26 The quick time from Chicago to New York is about twent-six to thirty hours, and the ordinary time is about thirty-seven hours. The official sacrifices to the policy of Mr. John I. Blair on the Green Bay, Winona & 8t. Paul, continue to be offered up. Ad ditioaal to those already published. Mr. Wm. J. Monahan, the oldest conductoron the road, and Conductor F. 8. Smith have been removed. This leaves but two of the old conductors now in the employ of the road, and they are on the anxious seat. The resignation of Superintendent Atkins has been rescinded by that gentleman and he will remain with the Chicago, Milwaukee <fc St. Paul road. The report is circulated at the offices that Superintendent Atkins will be offered the position of assistant gen eral superintendent of all the company's lines east of the Mississippi river, together with the new Council Bluffs line. Mr. Hermann Trott, acting land agent of the Northern Pacific, has just received a let ter addressed to him personally by repre sentatives of a Swiss colony. They are said to possess a cash capital of $100,000, a por tion contributed by capitalists who desire to assist their poorer' countrymen in obtaining homes in the west. From the tone of a dispatch from Milwau kee, it would seem that several connections with the Green Bay, Winona, St. Paul etc. railroad would be severed very shortly, John I. Blair having developed into the boss bouncer. The Canadian Pacific people are making great preparations to make their line an ex clusively close corporative Canadian affair. The New York Central road has advanced the wages of switchmen, porters, etc., from $2.50 to $5.00 per month. The Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul land agency report large sales of land in south ern Minnesota during the past two weeks. CRIMINAL CALENDAR. At Brooksville, Florida, three colored men named Turner bad been for several days vis iting the village. armed, and indulging, in threats against some citizens, causing much bad feeling. This culminated a few days ago in a row in the court house, started by one of the Turners entering just as the after noon session of the court was being called, with a knife tn his hand. In the fight which followed the three Turners were killed, and several other negroes participating wounded. Several whites were wounded, but not fa tally. Miss Gabriella C., the beautiful and ac. complished daughter of B. Wray, who lives about five miles northwest of Medora, Indi ana, procured a large revolver and deliber ately shot herself in the left breast, inflicting a terrible wound that proved fatal in a few hours. Unrequited love is assigned as the cause for the rash act. Col. Lamar, editor of the Macon, Ga., Telegraph, has been arrested on suspicion that he was about to cross the state line with the intention of fighting a duel with How ell, editor of the Atlanta Constitution. Charles Khrol, the Casselton ravisher, proves to l>e an old offender and he has been landed in the Fargo jail for Bafe keeping. It appears that he had been in jail on a similar charge. At Chicago, Arthur B. Stem pleaded guilty 9 «f the murder of his wife and was given twelve years in the penitentiary. WIRES AND OTHER CASUALTIES A bon fire was built at Allegan, Mich., to celebrate the hanging of Guiteau, and a quantity of gasoline, was pourd over it. At 9:30 a match was scratched twenty feet away to light it, when instantly the gasoline ex ploded with terrific force. Windows were broken and people thrown down. Matt Tupelis, a traveling man, was severely Immed about the face. Robert Delano was severely cut in the back. A colored man named Hobbs was badly burned about the legs. At Le Roy a child of Mr. Cauley fell under a moving train and was cut in two by the merciless wheels. Five locomotives and the railway round house at Sherbrooke, Quebec, were burned. Loss, $100,000. Johnson's and Arnison's furniture factory in Chicago was burned. Loss, $50,000, in surance $12,000. GENERAL MEWS SUMMARY. The steamship Nevada, which arrived from. Liverpool on the 4th, brought the largest party of Mormon immigrants which has come to this country in a number of years. The party numbers 922 persons, in cluding children. Of these 657 are Scandi navians, two Hollanders, thirty-four return ing missionaries and 191 natives of Great Bntain and Ireland. The members of the were nearly all provided with funds. ' them were y< In the religion young Lie vets in tne religion which they had re cently embraced A wedding was ■ solemnized at Portland, jfe., Thursday night, in which the whole ge ntr y may be said to be interested, it be I S rtbat of Annie Louise Cary, the celebrat eontralto, with Mr. M. Raymond, a re —rfred broker of New York city. The mar 22re took place early Thursday morning at ÂâTtéaidenoe of Mrs. J.C. Merrill, the bride's gey. w. H. Haskell, Annie's brother ly^ officiating. There were no presents ■Jwrad and the only witnesses of the cer SL wer» Mr. Haskell's wife and Mr. \Un. Merrill. ^ AtaEséfarfst Chicago refused to indict ^ gf a wholesale grocery firm op complaint of Gen. B. F. \ tarn extensively advertised a had out a large number of pictorial posters conspicuously displayed, representing Gen. Butler as a baker in the act of preparing dough. A silver spoon was peeping from his jacket. This latter is sup •posed to be the ground on which the indict ment was asked. The migratory celestial will be accorded a more inhospital reception on the British Columbia end of the Faciflc slope than he receives at Frisco, judging from the tone of a special from Victoria. An impassioned conservative orator declared the Chinese were slaves, and if the British government could not protect that province from their invasion it was time to haul down the Brit ish flag. The drop was sprung at the Guiteau exe cution by George Winters, one of the keep ers, who has been one of the death-watch during the past two weeks. Ho said he had no objection to performing the duty, gener ally deemed so obnoxious. Deputy Warden Russ was in the cell with Winters at the time. All the members of congress from Kansas in the present house of representatives have been honored with renominations. There has been practically no opposition to them. Dun & Co.'s statement of business fail ures for the last six months is held to indi cate that ftie business of the country is gen erally healthy. The trustees of Williams college voted to give Prof. Hewitt of Chicago the chair of an cient languages and endow the professorship with the Garfield memorial fund, instead or using it to establish a chair for some hading political teacher, as at first intended. Terre Haute, Ind., a place with about 25, 000 inhabitants, where no court is held and there is no public office except the post office, and where the government pays a rent of only $900 a year, is to have a new public building to cost $125.000. The Malley boys paid one of their counsel $10,000. At the rejoicing over their acqnital champagne was opened by the case. They will go to Saratoga this week intending to spend the season in fashionable society. Dwyer Brothers of New York have sold Luke Blackburn to Gen. Harding for the Belle Meade farm. Pierre Lorillard recent paid $5,000 for the chestnut yearling won der. John H. Morrison, a lawyer of Lowell Mass., has attached the property of the Low ell Sun for $100,000 in a suit for libel. Hamilton college, New York, has re ceived a gift of $50,000 for the erection of a memorial hall. New York ladies indulge in "lunches" which cost from $15 to $20 a plate. There were comparatively few accidents on the Fourth this year. PERSONAL GOSSIP. A. H. Dillon of Sycamore Springs, Kan. died last Thursday on his farm. Death was caused by a shot-gun wound received dur ing the war. He was a member of the Eighth Wisconsin Infantry, and had charge of "Old Abe," the noted eagle carried during the war by that regiment. The appointment of Col. Crane as surgeon met with general approval in army circles, as he was next in the order of promotion. There has been a great deal of gossip about the mat ter and some bitter talk, but nothing that is of special interest beyond the j arsons in volved. J. L. Burnham, a Milwaukee millionaire, was picket! up by the police in Chicago on Thursday, to prevent him from falling into the hands of numerous thieves and harpies that infest the streets. Over $1,000 was found upon his person. He was fined $5. Wilson MeCandless, a retired judge of the United States district court, died suddenly at Pittsburg, Friday, in his seventy-third year. FOREIGN NE ITS NOTES. W. F. Ryan, an Irish Catholic and for many years member of parliament, has been appointed by Sir. John McDonald collector of customs at Montreal, salary $7,000 per annum. The appointed is nearly as old as the present occupant, who retires with three fourths of his salary as a pension for life. The pope held a consistory last Tuesday and conferred the cardinal's hat upon Mon seigneur Allemand Laviger, archbishop of Algiers. DEATH ON THE RAIL. Scores of People Wountled ami Scv* eral Killed by a New Jersey Rail road Accident. The express train leaving Long Branch at 8:05 o'clock last Thursday morning on the Central New Jersey railroad met with a ter riable accident while crossing the bridge over branch of Shrewsbury river near Little Silver station. Six cars—four ordinary pass enger coaches and the smoking and parlor cars—left the rails and ran over the ties of the bridge, tearing them to flinders. The cars kept on the bridge until the train was lialf IV across, when the four passenger coaches d smoking car went over into the water with a terrible crash. The cars landed on their sides in about four feet of water. The scene that followed beggars description. The cause of the terrible disaster was the changing of the track for the Monmouth Park races which commence Saturday next, the frog at which was not properly spiked, and when it waa struck by the engine it spread the track and tore up the rails for over 100 feet. While the engine and for ward cars were piled, up on the side of the track, the succeeding five cars plunged for ward on the bridge and were precipitated in to the water. It was inexcusable careless ness on the part of those intrusted with the task of altering the track. Chas. M. Woodruff of New York anil J. E. Mallony, banker of New York, are both dead. Ex-President Grant had a knee slight bruised. The following persons were ightly cut and bruised: J. F. Page, Wm. Tomer, C. H. Tucker, F. H. Hall, Ed Webb, 8. M. Lehman, Mrs. Chas. Fewkirk, R. M. Galloway, S. P. Long, G. E. Scofield, D. W. Shaw. Jas. Brooks, Samuel Seligman, M. E. Reynolds, J. C. Westervelt C. R. Fowler, William Dinkens fieldand wife, Morris H. Brown, G. R. Blan chard, R. B. Minturn, W. C. Stokes and E. Webb, all of New York; C. J. Fox. Rich mond, Va.; A. H. Stillwell and wifeand Miss Annie Scott, Philadelphia; John Buckalew and Rev. Dr. Mathews, Ocean Grove, N. J. J. R. Carmichael and H. C. Fahlkerson, Elizabeth, N.J.; W. G. Hilner, Ocean Beach, N. J.; C. H. Randall, Camden, N. J.; Henry Mordicai, Dallas, Tex., and J. F. Bedford, Biberon, N. J. Every soul had received some hurt more or less serious, and although they bore it in the best part, it was hard to hide their ail ments, and in this scene the characters who had played their part in larger areas in the world were not unworthy of their training. From one of the windows a hand issued and drew up after it a strong vigorous body. A face appeared, with a beard and mustache besmirched and bedraggled. The clothing had been wetted by the mud of the creek but the face was calm and imperturbable, and even in that scene of horror it was amusing to see that between the firm, closed lips was clenched the stump of a cigar. The light had gone out in the wetting and scramble in the dark but it re mained all the same and so from this con fusion arose General Grant. When he had reached a plank and saw there was nothing about for him to do he quietly stalked away. His hat was gone, he was mud spotted and bore a painful bruise or two but he cooly donned a rediculously small derby he picked up and went quietly away. How People Die. Rev. Henry Ward Beecher in one of his sermons aays: "I think the great majority of people die very much as a leal does. Its supply of juice grows less and less, and the stem is less anrl less nourished^ and it gradually retracts and shrinks within itself, and hangs on the branch; and some day when the wind blows in very gentle puffs the leaf is lifted a little and tne connection breaks, and it wavers and wavers through the air and settles without a sound upon the ground. I suppose that the great ma jority are as unconscious of the phenom enon of dying as children are of going to sleep; it is so like it that it is called in Scripture 'falling asleep'—only there the figure is sweetened and made more beautiful, in that we fall osleee 1« Jesus, or in his arms." Mr. A- A. Adee will be appointed third assistant secretary of state, vice Walker Blaine, resigned. The nomination will be seit to the senate this week. GUITEAU 'HANGED. The Assassin of President Garfield Meets at Last His Just Deserts. Detail of the Scenes in the Jail and the March to the Gallows. Guiteau, Amidst Tears and Sobs, Chants a Hastily Com posed Poem. A Wicked Prayer—The Fatal Sig nal—Instantaneous Death— Disposition of the Body. Friday Morning. W asiiington, D. C., June 30.—Guiteau was very restless during most of the latter part of the night, not sleeping more than twenty minutes at a time. Towards morning be fell into a sounder sleep from sheer exhaus tion. He rose a few minutes after 5 and breakfasted heartily at G:30. When the cook took his breakfast into the cell Guiteau told him to bring his dinner at 11 o'clock promptly. Dr. Hicks, who remained at tlic jail all night, was called into the prisoner's cell as soon as lie rose and held a conversa tion on religious subjects witli him. At 8 o'clock Dr. Hides saw the prisoner again, when he made a request to have a bath and asked Hicks to go out and see the scaffold. Guiteau desired him to arrange with the warden to have the tra p sprung as soon after 12 o'clock as possible. He also expressed considerable anxiety lest some ac cident should occur and insisted that Hicks should see that the scaffold and its appur tenances were all in proper condition. Af ter Guiteau had disposed of these matters lie read a poem composed by himself, which he calls "Simplicity, or Religious Baby Talk." After reading it aloud he attempted to sing it, but broke down in the effort. Guiteau then talked some time about the future. He remarked that his heart was ten der. I don't think," lie said, "I can go through the great ordeal without weeping, not because of any great weakness, for prin ciple in me is strong, but because I am near ing the other world. I hold to the idea that God inspired me." Guiteau subsequently asked that in bis books all complimentary remarks about President Arthur mid his ad ministration be eliminated. Then he pre sented to Hicks the books that have been conijianions of his lonely hours. He told Hicks that he wanted to offer the first pray er on the scaffold, saying he (Guiteau) would then read his favorite Scriptural pass age, the tenth chapter of John, and offer prayer on his own ac ount. Then he in tended, he said,to read his poem, "Simplici ty." He desired to have the execution so arranged that just as he uttered the last word the drop should be sprung. John W. Guiteau arrived at the jail at 9 o'clock, and was lollowed in a few minutes by Warden Crocker. These two gentlemen, with Hicks, had a consultation as to the dis position of the body. At 9:15 the prisoner came out into the corridor and exercised for 15 minutes. He walked very briskly, mak ing it rather ditlicult for his guards to keep pace with him. At 10 o'clock Guiteau expressed a desire to take a hath, and a large tub was taken into his cell. At this hour no onelnit the "Death watch" was with him. Guiteau nervously dressed and bathed. It was quite apparent to the guard, who was closely watching His every movement, that His object in asking for a bath was imply to obtain some employment which might distract his thoughts from the dread contemplation of liis approaching death. He evinced increased nervousness and His un certain movements, distrait manner and the marked tremor in his toneslwhen heattenq t teil to speak, impressed the guard with a belief that lie is rapidly weakening. A battery of artillery and 20 mounted men were detailed from the arsenal, and have taken position as an extra guard. Everv possible precaution has been taken against interruption of the ceremony. The mounted men patrol the vicinity and press the crowd ing troops back from the building. No trouble was anticipated, but the authorities deemed best to take every precaution. THE HOCH APPROACHING. 10:45 a. m.—The rotunda was thrown o;>en at 10 o'clock and the newspaper men at once flocked in. There were few other people there except the jail guards, and a squad of artillery men who looked down upon the scene from the higher steps leading to the scaffold. Early this morning the prisoners in the part of the jail overlooking the court where the gallows stands were all removed to other quarters and locked in their cells. At nine o'clock a sort of rehearsal of the part they are to play in th ; execution was had for the purpose chiefly of testing the appliances of the gal lows. A bag of sand weighing 160 pounds was attached to the noose, the trap was sprung by means of a trigger rope which was passed into one of the cells of the north wing. The rope on the scaffold stood the test well. At 10 o'clock Mr. Hicks and John W. Guiteau went with Gen. Crocker to the scaf fold, together with a number of the guards, John \V. Gtiitean ascended the stojis and ex amined the structure, handling the rope, and carefully inspecting all the fixtures both above and below the platform. HIS GREAT DESIRE seems to be that there shall be no scene, and bis programme shall be carried out without any intervention or incident to detract from tlie heroic picture which lie believes he is about to present At 10 o'clock there was a large crowd ol newspaper correspondents crowding about thegate leading into Guiteau's corridor, but they could see nothing except the wooden door which screens Guiteau'* cell from visit ors. Now and then the guard appeared at the door and sent some message to the warden. At such times those at the gate got a view of tHe (able and chair on which the death watch sat. Alter Guiteau had finished copying his "prayer iidor the scaffold" he began to ar range his (Tress, putting on a j»air ot navy blue trousers. At 10:30 tlie guard came out of the door, and said: "He is ready for Dr. Hicks now, and wants the (lowers to come." Another guard who took the message, hurried off, and soon lie returned with Hicks, who went into the cell. Guiteau was then very composed. Guiteau's message about flowers referred to his expectation that Mrs. Scoville would .-.end some flowers to him; but none bad ar rived at tHe time be asked for them. After a short conference with Warden Crocker, John W. Guiteau went outside the iail to see Ids sister, and lie found her in great excitement bordering upon hysteria, but after a short time be succeeded in calm ing lier and dissuading her from any at tempt to gain admission. She acknowl edged the good propriety of such a course, but said she could not possibly re main in t he city during all the wretched hours of the morning. She brought with her tlie flowers which Guiteau asked for, and they were taken to the prisoner. Mrs. Scoville also brought two handsome flower pieces, a cross and an anchor, which she will place upon her brother's coflin with her own hands. 1 11:35 a. m.—While Mr. Hicks was in tlie prisoner's cell at 11 o'clock Guiteau made tlie same requests as to the execution, and having made copies of Iff« "last praver," poem and other writings, tore up tue origi nals. He sent for the jail boot black and gave him his shoes to be shined. His dinner was brought to him as the doctor was leaving and lie ate with mnch relish. Ilis dinner consisted of a pound of broiled steak, a dish of fried potatoes, four slices , of toast and a quart of coffee. Dr. Hicks, when he canfc out of the cell, said the prisoner had not the slighest fear. "We have had a pleasant religious talk. He feels now his preparation aud he is ready for (belast formality. He commits himself to God with the utmost confidence. I think lie will show some emotion because the nerv ous strain is so great. Nobody," Dr. Hicks said, "had seen the prisoner up to that time except himself and the jail officers. At 11 o'clock Dr. A. B. MacDonald of New York and Dr. Francis Loring of this city, expert witnesses at the trial of Guiteau, arrived at the iail. Dr. McDonald said as he under stood it tne nutojisy would be pertormod bv throe physicians agreed upon by the friends ol the condemned man. After wards the brain would be removed for furth er examination. Tlie three physician: selected to perform tlie autopsy are Dr, Lamb, who made the autopsy of the presi dent, Dr. Sayers and Dr. Hartigan, deputy coroner of tiiis city. Dr. Loring expects to make a thorough investigation of the pris oner's eyes. BREAKS DOWN AT LAST. Shortly before 12 o'clock Guiteau seemed to breakdown completely and burst into tears and sobbed hysterically. Dr. Hicks sat by his side fanning him and vainly try ing to calm him. About 11:30 preparations began to bo made for the execution. At 11:50 a detachment of artillery was placed on the east side of the rotunda and brought their muskets to a parade rest. At that time about 250 people were in the rotunda and Dr. Hicks was with the prisoner in prayer. Tlie crowd outside the jail had got word that Guiteau had been hanged and is reiuled the air with shouts, so it was impossible to here a voice inside the jail office. Guiteau showed great nervousness and ap pcared greatly startled when he heard the rattle of muskets on the stone floor of the rotunda. From that moment Guiteau ap peared to be thoroughly overcome will emotion. He wept freely and seemed to be in great anguish. The scene in the rotunda while waiting for the prisoner was one long to be reinen bered. The soldiers were drawn up on one side, a long line, the spectators facing them on the other. It was understood Guit was very much depressed, and it. was expect ed his passage to the gallows would present a very distressing sight. The movement o officers about the jail door was watched will eager attention. After the death warrant was read by the Warden the prisoner becai more composed, and turning away began to brush his hair. Guiteau, when he came out into the ro tunda, looked calm and collected, but very pale, liis arms were pinioned behind bin and he had liis head erect. He gazed upon the crowd without flinching. He wore a black suit of clothes, and instead of a collar, had a handkerchief thrown loosely about I is neck. Those who expected a sickening or distressing scene were disappointed Guiteau walked firmly through the rotundi and court, lie stumbled on one of the step; leading up to the scaffold, but recovered himself immediately. When he began t read liis voice was loud and firm, lie gave the words now and then a sort of sinkin flection. I'KOCESSION TO THE GALLOWS. At 12-25 a loud steam whistle was blown at the workhouse, which is near the jail. This whistle usually blows at 12 o'clock, and by it Guiteau was in (lie habit of gauging time. This delay to-day was by special ar rangement, so that its startling summons i.light not come before the officers were ready. Two minutes later the gates of the corridor clicked, then Warden Crocker made Ids appearance and a moment later the fa miliar figure of Guiteau was seen. H is fact was pallid and the muscles about liis mouth moved nervously. Other than this then was no sign of faltering. The procession moved quietly to the scaffold and Guiteau ascended the somewhat steep steps with as much steadiness as could be expected from a mair whose arms were tightly pinioned. At the last step he faltered far a moment, but was assisted by the ollieis who walked upon either side. Upon reaching the platform Guiteau was placed immediately behind the drop being front to the scaffold, ('apt. Coleman stood upon his right, Roht. Strong upon his left and Woodward directly be lind him, Jones took position on the north side near tlie upright of the beam, and Warden Crocker took his position at the southeast corner of the structure. There was a slight delay while the specta tors were pushing and jostling through the door leading from the rotunda to the corri dor, at tlie lower end of which the gallows was placed. Guiteau meanwhile gazed up on the crowd, looked up at the beam over liis head, and quickly made a survey of all the dread paraphernalia. ON THE SCAFFOLD. As soon as the crowd gained access Gen. Crocker signed to them to uncover, and all heads were bared: Dr. Hicks then prayed in these words: "Father, out of the depths we cry to Thee. Hear Thou our application for the sake ot Jesus Christ, the Savior, who has made full propit iation for us. Behob' .his Thy servant, we humbly pray Thou wilt deliver him at this supreme moment of liis life. Let Thy light descend upon him. Liberate liis soul from prison. May ne appear before You absolved by Thy great mercy from the blood guiltiness brought upon him and us. God have mercy on us. Christ have mercy on us. Lamb ofGod, that takest away the sins of the world, have mercy on us. Amen and Amen," during the prayer Guiteau stood with bowed head. At its conclusion Dr. Hicks opened the Bible and Guiteau in firm tones said: "I wiJI read a selection from tlie 10th chapter of Matthew, from the 28th to the -list verses inclusive." He read in a clear, strong voice and with good intonation, showing lit tle if any nervousness. Dr. Hicks then pro duced the manuscript prayer which was pre pared by the prisoner this morning and held it before'him while Guiteau read. While Dr. Hicks was arranging the manuscript Guiteau exhibited slight nervousness and moved several times from one foot to the other. He soon recovered his composure, looked over the sea of upturned faces and said: "I am now going to read to you my last dying prayer." He then read in a loud tone and with dis tinct and deliberative emphasis the prayer given above. At several points lie paused and endeavored to impart increased empha sis to liis words by the peculiar facial ex pression so often observed during the trial, wiicn he was angered at something which was said or done. This was particularly noticeable when he alluded to l'resid n't Arthur and when lie predicted that this na tion would go down in blood. THE PRAYER. The following is the full text of Guitean's praver as it was read: "Father, now 1 goto Thee. Savior, I have finished the work thou gavest me to do, and I am only too happy to go to Thee. The world does not yet appreciate my mis sion, but Thou knowest it. Thou knowest Thou did inspire Garfield's removal and only good has come from it. This is tlie best evidence that the inspiration came from Theo, and l have set it forth in my book that all men may read and may know that Thou, Father, lidst the act for which I am murdered. Tin's government and nation by this act I I know will incur tlie eternal enmity, as did the Jews, by killing Thy man, my Saviour. The retribution in that case came quick aud harp, and I know Thy divine law of retri mtion will .strike this nation and my mur lerers in the same way. The diabolical ; i l it of this nation, its gov cm mont and its newspapers towards me will justify Thee in causing them and 1 know that the divine law of retribution is inexorable. I therefore predict that this nation will go down in blood and my mur derers, from the executive to the hangman, will go to hell. Thy laws are inexorable, ob! thou Supreme Judge. Woe unto men that violate Thy laws, only weeping and gnashing of teeth awaits them! The Ameri can press lias a large bill to settle witli Thee, Righteous Father, for their vindictive ness in tin's matter. Nothing but blood will satisfy them and now my blood be on them and this nation, and its officials. Arthur, the president, is a coward and an ingrate. His ingratitude to the man that made him and saved liis party and land from overthrow lias no parallel in history; but Thou, Righteous Father will jud;-e him. Father, Thou knowest me, and now I go to Thee and the Savior without the slightest ill will toward a human being. Farewell, ye men of earth." When he had finished reading his prayei lie again surveyed tlie crowd and said with a firm voice: "I am going to read some verses which arc intended to indicate my feelings at the moment of leaving this world. If set to music they may be rendered effective. The idea is that of a child babbling to liis ma ami pa. I wrote it this morning about 10 o - clock." THE POEM. He then commenced to chant these verses in a sad, doleful style: '■I am goinfr (o ilie Lonlr, I am su pla 11 am jroin.tr to tho I.ordy, I am so triad 1 am goiti-r to the Lordy, Glory hallelujah I Glory hallelujah I 1 am going to the Lonly !" Here his feelings overcame him and lie leaned His head on the shoulders of Dr. Hicks and sobbed pitifully. "I wonder what 1 will do. When I get to the lordy. 1 guess X will weep no more. When I get to the Lordy. Glory, hallelujah?" Here there was another interruption caused by sobs and emotions which he was unable to repress. He wept bitterly and then with quivering lips and mournful tones he went on to finish his ditty. "I am going to tb> Lordy. I love tne tardy with an my aom. Glory, hallelujah, And that ia the reason I am going to my LoMt G lory, hallelujah! Glory, hallelujaht '' I am going to the Lordy." Here Guitcau's voice failed, and he bowed his head and broke into sobs, but he rallied a little and went on with his cliaut: "I saved my party and my land, Glory liallelnj&hl Hut they have murdered me for it, And that la tlie reason I am going to the Lordv Glory hallelujah I Glory hallelujah I 9 ' I wonder what I will see when I get to the Lordy I expect to see most splendid things, Beyond all earthly conception, When I am with the Lordy, Glory hallelujah !" Raising his voice to the highest pitch that he could command: "Glory hallelujah, I am goirlg to the Lordy," This closed the chànt and then Rev. Mr. Hicks gave Guiteau liis final benediction and farewell, saying: "God, the Father, be with you, to give thee peace forever." FATAL 8IONAL AND DEATH. The attendant pinioned his legs and care fully adjusted the noose about the neck. Mr. Strong placed the black-cap over his head, and as he did so Guiteau called out "Glory, glory, glory!" Just before the trap was sprung, Guiteau dropped a piece of paper from his hand. This paper was given by Warden Crocker to be dropped as a signal when he was ready. Instantly the trap was sprung. The body turned partly around, but there was not the slightest perceptible motion of the limbs. When the drop fell a yell was sent up by some persons inside the jail. This was re echoed outside Dv one thousand or more people who hurrahed lustily. There was then a general onslaught by the jiopulace upon the jail door. The offi cers were unable to withstand it, and hun dreds of people crowded into the office. AFTER DEATH. For at least forty seconds after the drop fell the body hung motionless. Then there was a slight motion of the shoulders and legs due to muscular contraction. Three minutes alter the drop fell the body was lowered to be examined by physicians There was a decided action of the heart for fully fourteen minutes and the pulse flut tered two minutes longer. When tlie body had hung with the feet just touching the ground over half an hour it was lowered into the coffin which was waiting fot it under the scaffold. The physicians decided the neck had been broken. When the body was lowered the black cap was removed and the face exposed. Tlie features were pallid and composed. About the mouth there wss considerable moisture. After the body bad been arranged in tlie coflin Warden Crocker ascended the steps of the scaffold and addressing the crowd, said: "Those who desire can now view the body." Then tlie crowd of spectators was formed in line, and passing between the scaffold and wall of tlie jail, viewed the remains. Some of the.iail officers, two or three physicians and Dr. Hicks stood about tlie coffin. John W. Guiteau joined tlieir company and fanned his dead brother's face to keep away the flies. John W. Guiteau lid not go on the scaffold, but stood during tlie scene just within the line of officers at tlie bottom of the steps. When liberty was e ven to the crowd to view the body the scaffold was at once filled with people who curiously examined every joint and bolt. At precisely 1:40 p. m. the lid of the coffin was put in place and tiie body borne to the chapel, where the physi cians who were to make tlie autopsy were as sembled. After the body was taken to the chapel arrangements were made to let Mrs Scoville view it. J. \V. Guiteau said t > :t repor;- r. j i ! alt tlie execution, that lie w.isgi.i.l it w.s «%•«• What will be done with the remains, asked the reporter? "We will bury him here in the j lil, when he will he safe," said Guiteau. He will not be taken out of the jail. Mrs. Scoville alter waiting upon the nut side of the jail until after the execution, deci ded not to view jhe view the remit ins. The spot indicated by the Warden asGui teau's burial place is in the same court a> the gallows, and four yards from it. GOITEAU'S BODY. The letter in the nature of a will, by which Guiteau disposed of liis body is as follows: Washington, D. C., June.—To Rev. W. W. Hicks: I, Charles J. Guiteau, of the city of Washington in the District of Columbia, now under sentence of death which is to be carried into effect between tlie hours of 12 and 2 o'clock on the 30th of June, A. D., 1882, in tlie United States jail in the said dis trict, do hereby grant and give you my body after such execution, provided, however, >* shall not be used for any mercenary pur pose«, ard I hereby, before God, andffor suf ficient. considerations, give, odivfr and transfer to the said Hicks my book out tied The Truth, md Removal, and the copyright thereof, to be used by him in writing a truthful history of my life and execution, and I direct that uch history be entitied The Life and Work of Charles J. Guiteau, and I hereby solonin y proclaim and announce to all the world that no person or persons shall ever in any manner use my body lor any mercenary imposes whatever, and if at any time lereafter any person or persons shall de-ire to honor my remains, they can do it by erect ing a monument whereon shall be inscribed these words; "Here lies the body of Charles J. Guiteau,.patriot and Christian. His soul is in glory. ' (Signed) Charles J. Guiteau. Witnesses, Charles R. Reed, James Wood ward. Attorney Reed also drew up the following paper at Guiteau's request, which was pre served to Gen. Crocker: Washington, 1). C., June 29, 1882.—To Gen. John S. Crocker, Warden, United States jail: We, Frances M. Scoville and John W. Guiteau, sister and brother and only heirs of Charles J. Guiteau, to be executed on the 30th day of June, 1882, in the United Statt» jail, District of Columbia, hereby request you to deliver the body of said Charles J. Guiteau to Wm. II. Hicks after such execu tion. [Signed.] Frances M. Scoville, John W. Guiteau. Witnesses: Chas. H. Reed, Alseive A. Chevailliere, W.W. Gooding. OUITEAU'S SPIRITUAL ADVISER. Mr. Hicks, the spiritual adviser of Guiteau, turns out to be a political preacher and a stalwart. He was a chairman of the Florida delegation, in the Chicago convention, and was one of the first southern delegates who came over to Mr. Arthur when the vice pres idency was being discussed. He ii a very great admirer of Mr. Arthur and his pre vious record as a Florida stalwart had doubt less commended him to the prisoner. THE RESULTS OF TIIE AUTOPSY, may be stated as follows: After surveying the body critically the surgeons proceeded to lay open the brain cavity and thorax and examine the organ therein contained. The brain was found to weigh forty-nine and one half ounces, which is a little more than th* average human brain. It vras well formed, and presented no external evidence of di sease or lesion. Tlie lungs and heart wen in tlieir normal condition, but there was t sliglit ruffling of aorta in the vicinity of the heart. Tlie neck was not dislocatet or fractured, as the surgeons at firs) supposed but there was a rup ture ol the sterno-cleido mastoid muscle or both sides, as well as the thyro-hyoid mem brane. It follows, therefor, that death re suited from suffocation and not from thi dislocation of tlie spinal vertebrae. A par tial examination was made oftlieabdomina viscera, but it had not been completed at thi time tlie autopsy was suspended. Tlie spleel was found to be considerably enlarged, it weight being fifteen ounces, or more thaï, twice that of a normal spleen. The otliei abdominal organs, as tar as they were exam ined, presented no unusual features. Th( report of the surgeons making the autopsy will probably not-be ready for publication before Wednesday next. GUITEAU BURIED IN THE JAIL. The body of Guiteau was buried July 1st in the northeast corridor of tlie jail, and so far as is now known to the contrary the re mains will lie there undis turbed by any future sepul chre. Under the law the disposition ot the bodies of criminals who are executed rests within the discretion of the warden. In the case of Guiteau his sister, Mrs. Sco ville, was without the means and could not have undertaken his burial expenses even it permitted to do so. The only other relative who has appeared ou the scene was his broth er, John W. Guiteau, who was unwilling to assume the risk of taking charge of the re mains, believing he would be powerless to prevent body snatchers from stealing them, therefor Gen. Crocker resolved to bury the assassin's body within tlie walls ot the jail, where it would be beyond reach alike to ven geance or speculation. The northeast cor ner m which he was buried is upon the op posite side of the rotunda from the one in which he was hanged, and from the window of the cell in which he was confined one can look down upon his grave. The brick floor was removed and a grave seven feet deep was dug. At 4 o'clock the coffin containing the body was borne from the chapel upon the shoulders of six jail prisoners and without any service or cere mony whatever was lowered into the grave and Duriea from sight. The only pereons present were John W. Guiteau, Dr. Hicks, Warden Crocker and son, Mr. Wright, un dertaker Ward, the engineer of the jail. Dep uty Warden Russ, Capt. Crocker and the six prisoners who acted as pall bearers. Tlie coffin was closed last evening and no one has since been permitted to see the remains. WAAT CHAPLAIN HICKS SAYS OF GUITEAU. "Do you think he was an irresponsible per son?" was asked of Chaplain Hicks. "I cannot conscientiously say that I do. although he is a very extraordinary one, 1 found he was devoid of conscience. I preached every day in every way imaginable, but could not even discover the slightest trace of conscience ih him. He had no sense of right pr wrong. Ilis senses mav have become blunted, but I am inclined to believe that he was bom without a con science. He was terribly depraved. All his lower qualities were abnormally devel oped. In this regard he was like an ani mal. There wasn't the slightest spark of virtue about him. I tried in various ways during the past week to reach his finer or conditional senses, but I have to confess that I signally failed. There .was a little soften ing at times, but beyond that he was the cold brute that his lower nature prompted him to be. _ Dr. McWilliams, one of the jail-physi cians, says: "I think I never knew a man so utterly bad and despicable in character as Guiteau was. He was utterly spiteful and mad at God and all mankind. 1 never saw a man before that I could not find some good trait in; but about this fellow there was not a redeeming feature that I ever suc ceeded in discovering. He is a perfect vi per, and it is a good thing that he is dead. There was not a prisoner in the jail that knew him but wbat disliked and despised him, and they are glad to a man that he is gone. YOUNG SOLDIER GIRLS. Fair Misses of New Orleans Who Drill According; to the Manual ol Tactics. From the New Orleans Cicayune. One of the newest society sensations that lias invaded the country is the "Broom Drill." These broom brigades are now the rage from Maine to Texas, and in the Lone Star State there is scarcely a considerable town that does not boast of its broom Rangers. Th urs day evening, at 7 o'clock, a reporter re paired to Lafayette Presbytertan church, where he found assembled in the lecture room in the basement quite an audience of ladies and gentlemen. The platform was crowded with spectators, while the reading desk and organ were moved out of the way. It was not long before a tall young lady, wearing on her head a white linen cap and cinctured at the waist with a broad white ribbon, while she bore a long-handled broom at a "carry arms," called ont; "Company, fall in!" She was the orderly sergeant, and ather call the young ladies, attired in all sorts of robes of white, gray and other tints and colors, but wearing the white cap and belt, armed with brooms, "fell in" to line, "dressed by the right," fronted, "order ed arms,', answered "roll-call," "carried arms," "presented arms" and were turn ed over to the captain in due military form. There were twenty-five in line, rank and file embracing a due comple ment of sergeants and corporals, all in place. The rank and file of the comp inj ure composed of daughters of tlie best families. The company having been turned over to the captain this fair ehieftainess took command and put the corps through the manual of arms according to Upton's re vised tactics and as far as a broom eould be manipulated like a musket. The car ry, order, present, support, right shoul der, secure, reverse, trail, left reverse and all the movements of the firing and bayonet exercises were gone through with with great accuracy. Let it he un derstood that the brooms, which were ol the ordinary, long-handled sort, had tlie handles furnished with a cross-peg insert ed to represent the lock of a gun and to furnish a srpport for the hand in manipulating the piece. The wisp of the broom was always caraiod upward. Next the company was put through all the "facings," and then the marching commenced. The line was successively formed, broken hv fours and by platoons, re-formed to the right and to the left from column of fours and from platoons, wheeled by company, by platoons and by lours, about-faced while in motion, thrown successively, while inarching single and double-rank formation, and put through all the principal amt most dificult movements of Upton's School for the Company. The marching was in good time, the movements were made with great promptness and altertness. There was no lagging and there were very few mistakes. The girls moved with a springy step, like young deer, and when they made an "about face" the two little heels of each soldier came down to Ï ether with a lively and ringing rattle. lie best-drilled companies of the mas c'dine commands would not find them selves greatly superior in company movements, and many of the companies are far behind the young girls in accura cy, regularity and precision of drill. Darge B'lre ac Lanmore, Dakota. A disastrous fire swept out of existence half the town of Larimore, Grand Forks county, Thursday, entailing a loss of $50, 000. The fire originated near the Union hotel and spread in every direction from that central point with such swiftness that it could hardly be brought under control. Three persons are missing. One, Frank Harris, lately arrived from Harvard er Woodstock, is known to have perished. Daniel Smith was badly burned. The fire wiped out both sides of Tow ner avenue for a whole block, except N. S. Nelson & Co.'s store, Dessert's livery stable, a blacksmith shop, Turner & Clark's carpen ter shim and one other saloon. It com menced to rain just after the fire, ruining many goods laying in the streets. The fol lowing are the losses as near as can be as certained. Keifer * Regan, general merchandise; new store, not quite finished; part of stock in; loss, $2,000; no insurance. C. & A. Adler, stock of general mer chandise, loss, $8,000; insurance, $5,000. Geo. Ames' building, in which Adler's store was; loss, $3,500; no insurance. M. D. Flint, saloon and building; loss $1.500; insurance, $1,000. Union hotel, N. McDonald proprietor, three stories, loss $5,000; insured. A. J. Johnson, new store building not completed, loss $500, no insurance. J. H. Hanson, general store, stock and building, loss $1,500, insurance unknown. J. W. Gilkey and S. W. & O. Wikox, office, loss $500, no insurance. Lynch's barber shop, probably not in sured; loss $300. J. A. Locksmall, harness, boots and shoes loss 1,000; no insurance; owner of building unknown. Osborne & Wright, general mer chandise, building and stock, loss about $1,500 stook saved in damaged condition. J. A. Struthers, restaurant, loss $800; no insurance; owner of building unknown. George Streets & Co., general merchandise atock and building. Loss $4,000; insurance unknown. N. A. Mortimer & Co., general merchan dise stock and building. Loss 6,000; insur ance unknown. Robinson, harness shop and stock. Loss $2,000. Building lately sold; owner un known. Los sonit ab out $1,0 00. Thé Winnebagoshish Indians. A full report from Maj. C. A. Ruffee, wlic has made investigation concerning the trouble and rumored thoughts of outbreak among the Indians at Lake Winnebagoshish and elsewhere in the same neighborhood, has been printed. Maj. Ruffee does not find the slightest disposition to violence on the part of the Indians, nor the smallest danger to neighboring white settlers fron» their dis content. But he does find a well-defined and intel legent dissatifaction with the peremptory trespass of the government engineers upon their lands, ana then, to their minds, inad equate award of the/îommission. They de sire, and Maj Ruffee recommends, a reopen of the question of compensation foi damages, ana a more equitable adjustment in a communication to the secretary of the interior, commends this recommendation to his careful consideration, and asks that such steps be taken as will put an end to the uncertainty and doubts. Major Ruffee es timate the damages to the Indians, present aud prospective, at $8,393.30, on account of the Winnebagoshiah dam. WASHINGTON NEWS FRIDAY, JUNE 30. Senate.— No business was transacted, the senate adjourning as a mark of respect t< the memory of the late Representative Hawk of Illinois. House —Appropriate action was taken on the death of Representative Hawk of illinoii and out respect to his memory the' house adjourned. SATtmDAT, JULY 1. Senate. —The bill to establish' the territory of Pembina was reported arid placed on the calendar. The legislative, executive and judicial appropriation bill passed, also the hill permitting the secretary of the treasury to invest Pacific railroad sinking funds in first mortgage thirty year - bonds of the Un ion Pacific and Central Pacific railways. The president sent the following nomina tions to the senate: Joseph R. West, Dis trict of Columbia, commissioner of that dis trict; Louis Wallace, Indiana, envoy extra ordinary and minister plenepotentiary to Turkey; Henry C. Hall, envoy extraordinary and minister plenenotentiaiy to the Central Americap states; John R. Halderman, Mis souri, minister resident and consul general to Siam; John M. Francis, New York, min ister resident and consul general to Portugal; J. P. Wiekersham, Pennsylvania, minister resident and consul general to Denmark; Michael Cramer, Kentucky, minister resi dent and consul general to Switzerland; James Riley Weaver, West Virginia, secre tary of legation and consul general to Vi enna; Lewis Richmond, Rhode Island, sec retary of legation and consul to Rome; John T. Robinson, Tennessee, United States consul at Beyrout; A. T. Sharp, Kansas, United States consul at Manila; Lorin A. Lathrop, Nevada, consul to Bristol; Wm. W. Spalding, Minnesota, receiver of public moneys at Duluth; John R. Carry, Minnesota, register of the land office at Duluth; Wm. A. Swan, Pennsylvania, In dian agent at the Cheyenne River agency. Dakota; Francis M. Derby, assistant treas urer of the United . States at Baltimore; Thomas A. Henry, collector of customs dis trict of Pimlico, N. C.; Horace McKay, Col lector of internal revenue, Sixth district of Indiana; David Bennett, collector of internal revenue, seventh district of Kentucky; John F. Kumbler, collector of internal revenue. Tenth district of Ohio. Postmasters—J. F. Winship, Winnebago City, Minn.: Hans Moe Sleepy Eye, Minn; John M. Farmer, Le Suer, Minn.; Hans Danchertson, North La Crosse, Wis.; Henry Bradley, Elkhorn, Wis. The senate confirmed Rollin M. Daggett, Nevada, minister resident to the Hawaiian Islands; George P. Pomeroy, "agent and consul general at Cairo; John Fowler, New York, consul to Trinidad; Charles M. Gor ham, coiner of the mint, San Francisco; John 8. Dormer, melter of the mint, Den ver; John A. Knapp, collector internal reve nue, twenty-fourth district of New York. Postmasters—Wm. Campell, Nellisv'lle, Wis.; Phillip Armour, Council Bluffs, Ia. Army corps of engineers—Maj. Godfrey Weitzell to be lieutenant colonel. House. —Mr. Kelly reported from the ways and means committee a joint resolu tion for the issue of $200,000,000 2 per cent, bonds. The naval appropriation bill was taken up and numerous amendments adopted. The bill repealing so much of section 3,385, revised statutes, as imposes a tax upon tobacco passed. A message was received from the president vetoing the so called steerage bill on the ground that the practical result of the law would be to sub ject all ocean steamers to grant losses and to restrict immigration. A good bill of the same character, correctly phrased, would receive his prompt assent as a public neces sity and blessing. The message went over as unfinished business, and the house ad journed. MONDAY, JULY 3. Senate. —The bill authorizing the sale of timber on the Menomonee Indian lands of Wisconsin passed, also the bill punishing those who file fraudulent protestsagainst the issue of patents and granting of titles to mining claims. Work was resumed on the general deficiency appropriation bill. An animated discussion took place on the pro vision for the payment of the expenses of President Garneld's illness. Finally an amendment reducing the amount from $75, 000 to $57,400, and tne sum for medical ser vices from $52,500 to $35,000, was agreed to The bill passed and the senate adjourned to W ednesay. House. —The rules were suspended and the bill passed to correct an error in the revised statutes relating to the duty on knit goods. Tlie senate bill ratifying the agreement with the Crow Indians for the sale of a portion of their reservation needed by the Northern Pacific company, passed. Adjourned until Wednesday. WEDNESDAY, JULY ft. Senate. —The motion to take up the hill for the relief of Ben Hallidnv was rejected, and the bill went over. The bankruptcy bill was made a special order for the first Wednesday in December. The senate bill to create a territory ot Pembina was taken up, the senate refusing —21 to 22—a party vote, to table the motioi calling the bill up. Mr. Davis of lllinoh voted with the republicans. An amendment was offered by Mr. llale prohibiting certain laws of the Dakota legislature in regard to the alleged repudiation of Yankton county bonds from being made applicable to the pro posed new territory, which precipitated dis cussion. Mr. Harrison favored the amend ment, but regarded discussion ol the question suggested by it as premature. Mr. Vest charged that the friends of tlie pending bill and the one for the admission of Southern Dakota as a state had made a common cause in the expectation, if the Pembina bill now passed, southern Dakota would come into the Union despite the legis lation complaint 1 of. He would never vote to admit a territory whose people were stained with repudiation. He would insist that the obnoxious laws first be repealed. Without concluding, Mr. Vest yielded for an executive session. Mr. McMillan, from the committee on commerce, reported tlie river and harbor bill, saying he would move its consideration to-morrow. In executive session, tlie senate confirmed the following appointments: H. G. Wells, Michigan, presiding judge of the court of commissioners of Alabama claims; James Harlan, Iowa, and Isiah French, Massachusetts, judges of the court of commissioners of Alabama claims; Daniel Fessenden, Maine, clerk of commissioners of Alabama claims; L. G. Wilcox, receiver of public moneys, Detroit. The senate also in executive session ratified the commercial and consular treaty with Servia, the com mercial treaty with Roumanie, and the trade-mark treaty with Spain. House. —The house considered the naval appropriation bill in committee of the whole, several amendments being proposed, but adjourned without action. An extend ed and heated debate occurred on several points of the bill. Holman and Springer, persisted in ob structing the progress of the naval bill with amendments looking to a restriction of the powers of tlie secretary of the navy in regard to the disposition of the fund for recon structing the navy. Tlie main point at issue was that concerning the completion of the monitors, and among the republicans who opi»osed this feature of the bill was Mr. Mc Cook of New York. He could not be made to understand that the monitors would be of any service after they should be completed. Then, too, a wrangle was precipitated by a favorites of the secretary of the navy might not secure all the work, to the detriment of the interests of the government. A running fight ensued which was only ended by tlie committee rising, but when Robeson moyed to put the bill through, lie encountered opposition from an unexpected quarter. Mr. Reed, of Maine, moved that the house adjourn. "But I want a vote " pleaded Robeson. And I want this house to adjourn, retorted Reed. Robeson tried to bully Reed into withdrawing liis motion, but the Maine statesman held his ground and the Jersey man in a disgusted manner accepted the inevitable and consented to a delay until to-morrow. Soldiering at West Point. There are no pockets in the trousers of the West Point cadets, nor in their coats either. The cadets wear no vests, and are trained to do without pockets. They are left free to choose between putting their handkerchiefs in their caps or breasts. Tlie authorities say they must not use tobacco. They are not al lowed to carry money, and the ones who govern them do not see what need they have for pockets. When the "plebs" first arrive they swagger around with tlieir hands in their pockets, and, in fact, do not seem to know where to put them. One of the secrets of making sold iers at the Military Academy is depriv ing the students of pockets and compell ing fhem to allow their hands and arms to seek the center of gravity.—Gath. t< to ANOTHER terrible casualty. Many Lives Lost by a Collision of Two Steamers in the Ohio River. On Tuesday last the steamer Scotia, with about 500 passengers, collided witli the John Loomas, sinking the Scotia in fifteen feet of water, only the pilot-house being visible. The great accident occurred npar Mingo Junction, and was the result of gross carelessness. The most authentic account as to the cause of the collision seemed to be that the Loomis whistled for preference of sides and the Sco tia's pilot did not understand ptojiorly or answer promptly. When the Loomis went ploughing into the Scotia, sue tore through between the fit mace boxes and tlie furnace, throwing the coäts all over the lower deck, tn an instant the boat was in (lames, the dry and inflammable timber off ring every facili ty for the spread of the tiie. From the shore jt looker! as if the Scotia was to be an immense funeral pyre. Her wheels made but one revolution, she swung slowly around and began to sink. As the boat went down and the water seemed to as cend the fire gave way and the fear of a grand cremation scene went with it. Capt. fjinith of Martin's Ferry, who was on the John Loomis, says that when sonic distance from tire Scotia he noticed the boats were going to come together, and made his preparations for the shock. Both steamers had on a full head of steam. The Loomis was going down stream at the rate of fifteen miles per hour, and the ascending Scotia at the rate of twelve miles an honr. It seems the prevailing opinion is that the collision resulted from a misunderstanding or contu sion ofsignais.. About forty persons are missing and the bodies recovered are as follows: C. E. Spriggs, Ilaminonusville, O.; Miss Belle Brandon. Wellsville, O.; David A. Fago, Wellsville, 0. Sarah Kiddy, Wellsville, O.; Stewart Riper Wells, ville, O.; Edward Smith, Wellsville, 0 ; Joe Cannon, Wellsville, O.; Miss Maggie Shields, East Liverpool, ().; E. H. Burke, East Liver pool, "O.; Harry Beardmore, East Liverpool, O.; David Thomas, son of the captain of the Scotia, fifteen years old; body found at Bril lian, three miles below. David Rage, II. E. Boardman; Ed. Smith; Edward Duffy; Harry Connely; Lincoln Boardmore; Joseph Connor; Saliie Kid; Charles Sprague; Ed Thomas; etc. Forcible Jail Delivery at St. Paul. About 2 o'clock last Thursday morning prisoners in the Ramsey county jail at St. Paul, called to S. Robinson, the guard on duty at the jail, and tohl him that tiie gas was extinguished. Robinson went into tho cell apartment to relight the gas when he was suddenly seized by the throat by one Miller, and was at the same time approach ed from behind by another prisoner named Michael Garr, who applied à heavy sponge to his mouth and tied it securely with a leather thong which he had secured in some way. They then tumbled Robinson down into tlie cell, tied him securely and left him, and in company with four others made their escajie, taking the key from tiie guard's iiocket and carrying it way with them, after locking the guard in. Following are the names, crimes and de scription of the escaped prisoners: A. Miller, heavy built, weight over 200 pounds, light complexion, beginning to tie bald-headed in from; age about thirty-five years. Ramsey county; offense, aiding pris oners to escape. J. Hamilton, tlie well-known safe burglar, slim Imilt, dark complexion; small mus tache. weighs about ICO pounds, age about twenty-eight. E. 0. Heath, short, light complexion, weight about 150 pounds, age about twenty four; Ramsey county; crime, embezzlement. Michael Garr, dark complexion, heavy mustache, weight about 165 pounds, age from twenty-eight to thirty; Wright county. Crime, burglary. John Schimigger, light build, smooth face, age about twenty-eight. Ramsey coun ty; crime, forgery. John Levelle, brown hair, slim build, weight about 160, had been shot through left wrist and carried arm in sling, McLeod county. Crime, larceny. Sheriff Richter offers a reward of $25 for tiie apprehension of each. THE MORMONS. Ex-Gov. Ramsey on the Outlook foe the Operations of the Uta!» Com mission, Ex-Secretary Ramsey, a member of the Utah commission, says nothing will be done in the way of organizing the commission and beginning its work until after the pend ing bill making the necessary provision for expanses becomes a law. The bill, no doubt, will be passed before the adjournment. If it should not, it will be impossible for the commis sion to do anything until the next session. Mr. Ramsey says the work of the commis sion will occupy more time than lie had an ticipated when he accepted the appoint ment as one of the members. Their labors, of course, will not be continuous, but tho commission will remain in existence until after the new territorial legislature lias or ginizedand passed the (lection law of the territory prescribed in the act of congress. In the meantime the commission will con duct tlie registration of voters according to the law of congress, excluding those who not only practice but believe in polygmay, and certify to the elections. This may require several sittings of the commission and several trips to the territory. Mr. Ramsey thinks the commission is a step in the right direction, but it remains to he seen whether the results will be permanently beneficial. It is prob able that all that was intended to be gained by the bill will be accomplished, but tlie ter ritory is irrevocably in the hands of the Mor mons, who will at least control it. Mr. Ramsey does not think that tlie country in Europe is very inviting to tlie agricultural population, and that the Mormons will be much troubled by Gentile population, ex cept, perhaps, by a few miners, who, how ever, seldom become permanent settlers. The Mormons have made the country what it is by hard work and irrigation. They are a band of enthusiasts and would have gone to Pike's Peak or Alaska if necessary. Too Much Moisture In Iowa. A Des Moines dispatch of Friday says: The severe and protracted rain storms have done great damage in Iowa. Tlie g-ound is completely soaked Cellars that have always been dry are filling with water. Wells are filling near the top. Rivers are overflowing their banks and rapidly rising. Fields can not be cultivated and roads are impassable. Great damage must neccossarily result to crops. The railroads are the immediate sufferers. There is a land-slide on the Wa bash narrow gauge north of town, prevent ing trains from coming into this city on that line. A transfer of passengers to the Fort Dodge road is made at Waukce. The Chicago, Burlington it Quincy main line is badly multilated at Creston. There is also a serious washout on the Des Moines & Albia branch at swan. Bad breaks exist on the Rock Island route in Illinois, and the Win tered branch is practically abandoned. The Chicago & Northwestern has suffered a bad washout between Dunlap and Missouri Val ley junction. Through trains had to trans fer at that point. Some idea of the terrible rainfall of this week may he had when the Chicago, Rock Island it Pacific, tlie Chicago, Burlington & Quincy and the Chicago it Northwestern announce that landslides are occurring in cuts that have st^od for twelve years. Not one of the Iowa pool lines has a clear track from Chicago to Council Bluffs. Scrgreant Mason in Prison. Intei view in Albany Argus with Penitenti ary Clerk. "IIow is Sergeant Mason carrying him self?" "He is working steadily and, I think, is in better health than when he came heie. An old man—I think a farmer— from Chautauqua county came here to see him the other day, and asked him how he felt and how lie liked it here. He answered that lie felt better than when he came, and that ns far as prison life was concerned he would as soon stay here as else where, hut would rather haxe a crust of bread outside, w ith freeddH. than anything that could he brought into a prison and he a prisoner. That's per fectly natural, however. He corres ponds regularly with his wife 'Betty,' and seems well satisfied that sbo and 'the baby' have been provided for. She sent him a picture ot herself and the hahy a short time ago, and lie thinks so much of it that he carries it in liis pocket all the time. Mrs. Mason is a large-bom ed, and course-featured woman, thin in flesh, hut she has a very pleasant face. Tlie hahy is a bright-looking, interesting child, fat and healthy." Ichabod Goodwin, the tiret war governor of New Hampshire, died Tuesday evening, aged eighty-six.