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Death of ex-President Arthur H, calmly Breathed Away His Life at an Early Hour this Morning. New Yobk, November 18.-Ex-President Chester A. Arthur died at his home in this fitv at 5 o'clock this moruiDg. The news of bis death came as a great surprise. Not withstanding the alarming rumors as to his health during the summer months, the supposed improvement in his condition noted duriDg his stay in New London, Connecticut, and the apparent confidence expressed by friends who remained close to him, created the impression that his health had been radically improved, giving him the promise of renewed lease of life. His disease was one afiecting the kidneys and those nearest him had no faith in his permanent recovery, but his sudden demise was not spoken of. He began to sink rap idly shortly after midnight and by 3 o'clock it was known that death was approaching. He passed away without apparent pain. As soon as the news of Arthur's death was made public many flags on public and pri vate buildings were placed at half-mast. Arthur had lived at 123 Lexington avenue : for LI U I ilau 11 v CU «U 1 JiCAIUgWU atCUUC twenty years or more. A stroke of ....... . nent improvement , physicians feared ®°" e . . . . i as tbcone to wbic e ■ KW ' . f enfeebled condition e\ . g . applopcwy v,ou ' I* ' , : : «• i robust patient. Bn * ith be beginning of ,he present week a marked change for the cerebral appoplexy, sudden, but not wholly unexpected by the attending physicians, terminated his life. The stroke came in his sleep between Tuesday night and Wednesday morning, and he did not rally thereafter. His death was painless and slow, like the going out of a burned candle, and lor hours before the end came be was unconscious to his surroundings. His son and daughter, his sister, his former partner, Sherman W. Knevals and his closest friend, Surrogate Kollins, were at his bedside. All reports to the contrary, Mr. Arthur's health had not improved dur ing his stay in New Ixmdon, and on his return, October 1st, he was no better than when he left the city. As time passed no permanent improvement came, and his t»etter set in. On Tuesday the ex-Presi dent l'elt better and stronger than at any time since his illness, and commented hopefully on the fact. It was near mid night when his attendant left him alone in his bedroom, and nothing was heard of him during the early morning hours. He was not disturbed until his attendant en tered his room at eight o'clock yester day morning. He found Mr. Ar hur lying on his back breathing heavily, and could not rouse him. The lamily answered his summons but failed to elicit any signs of consciousness or recognition from the ex-President. In alarm they summoned his physician, Dr. Peters, who has lieen in attendance upon Mr. Arthur throughout his illness and who responded promptly, and at once saw that he was suffering from a stroke of cerlebral apoplexy. A small blood vessel in tbe brain had burst and paralysis of the right side ensued. From the moment the dis covery was made all hope was known to l»e vain, but efforts were made to bring tbe patient back to consciousness. They were all alike a failure. Mr. Arthur lay motionless and speechless all day. He knew what was going about him, for he pressed his doctor's hand and put out his tongue when asked to do so, but be uever spoke or gave auy other sigu of conscious ness. Last night, at G o'clock, enfeebled pulse, more difficult respiration and other signs ot physical failure, indicated to the watch ful eyes of his physicians that tbe end was drawing near. The change for the worse came on rapidly and his sisters and children gathered at his bed side. Dr. \V. A Valentine, Dr. Peters' partner, and Sur rogate Kollins stayed with him during the night. Mr. Knerals went home at mid night. Arthur's strength ebbed out slowly aml with it his life. It was5 o'clock when the end came. He had been entirely sense- j less for hours and died without a struggle. : Mr. Arthur was 56 years old. He had been a widower lor seven years. His wife died in 1879. She was Ellen Herndon before j lie mairied her, the daughter of a naval j officer, a Virginian, /«ho was lost at sea. i uf their two children the son, Chester Allen, is 22 years old. He was graduated | from Princeton a year ago and is now a student in the Columbia Law School, llis j practical training here was in the law office of Knevals & Kansom, tbe firm of which the ex-President was a member up to the time of his election as Vice President on the Garfield ticket. The daughter Nellie, of whom Arthur was very fond, is 14 years old 1 ! ! ' j j ; I j ' i ; ! ! The funeral will take place Saturday at j 9 a. m. from the Church of Heavenly Rest on Fifth avenue, Rev. Dr. Parker officiât- j ing. Mr. Arthur was not a member of any church, but his wife formerly attended j that church. One of the distinctive fea- j tl ,res of the ex-lTesident's character was j l "S ström' loyalty to her memory. Arthurs I ... , » -- I eiuains will be buried in the Albany iural cemetery in his family plot. Dr. A. G. Peters was found at his office I o-day. He said : Mr. Arthur died of | erebral apoplexy, and was one of the | rays in which his trouble might terminate j t any time. To that extent it was not | inexpected. For two or three years he iad suffered from an enlarged and en eebled heart and a variety of symptoms hat alarmed his friends. He had kidney rouble or Bright's disease, but it was not he cause of his death. Men of less powt. ul constitution would have succombed auch sooner. New York, November 18.—In pertect ng arrangements for the luneral of ex 'resident Arthur it has l>een determined 0 change the date of the ceremony until he morning of Monday, November 2~d, in ,rder to allow time for the arrival of sev rai members of his cabinet and others of listinction, who ---- - . c „ lesire to be present at the obsequies, »e ices will be held on Monday morning at 1 o'clock precisely in the Church of ïeavenly Rest, Fifth avenue and i-orty if'th street. „ Washington, November 18.— The Ven dors below named will attend the funeral in behalf of the Senate: «lohn A. Logan, Wm. B. Allison. M. C. Butler, Jam« D. Cameron, D. W. Yoorhees, W arner Miller, Ueorge C. Vest, A. P. Gorham, Joseph L. Hawley and James K. «Tones. New York, November 18.—A very te :lays ago in conversation with Commissioner Pish who had called to see him, ex lent Arthur made the following desp«-* g remark: "After all, life » not worth liv ing for and I might as well gtv___^ IS camnei auu — have tele ,r raphed their niggle 3 for it^'ow as at any other time ind submit to the inevitable. . London, November 18 .—The Daily - eferring to the death of ex-President Ar hur says: His death will be regre ond the limits of America. As 1 îe exercised the office in a manner von for him the lasting gratitude ountrymen. .. . Ar _ The Standard says: Ex-lTeaident Ar ? The Standard says: Ex-Preaident - r air's death will be regretted on P . rounds by numbers of people wb° . ac _ omething wanting in his politica c Lord Proclamation by the President. ASHINGTON, Nov. 18.—The President to-day issued the following: Executive Mansion, * November 18,1886. i To the People of the United States: It is my painful duty to announce the death of Chester A. Arthur, lately President of the United States, which occurred after a long illness at an early hour this morniDg at his residence in New York. Arthur was called to the chair of the Chief Magistracy of the Union by a tragedy which cast its shadow over the entire government. His assumption of the grave duties was marked by an evident and conscientious sense of his responsibilities and an earnest desire to meet them in a patriotic and benevolent spirit. With dignity and ability he sus tained the important duties of his station and the reputation of his personal worth. His conspicuous graciousness and patriotic fidelity will long be cherished by his fel low countrymen. In respect to the memory of the deceased it is ordered that the Executive Man sion aDd the several department bnildings he draped in monrning for a period of 30 days, aDd that on the day of the funeral all public business in the departments be suspended. The Secretaries of War and of the Navy will cause orders to be issned for appro driate military and naval honors to be rendered on that day. Done at the City of Washington this 18th day of November, in the year of our one thousand eight hundred and I----- --------- • J . eighty-six, and of the independence of the United States of America the one hundred and eleventh. [Signed! GROVER CLEVELAND. By the President. Thomas F. Byabd, Secretary of State. Proclamation by Gov. Hill. Albany, N. Y., November 18.—The fol lowing was issued this afternoon : State of New York, » Proclamation by the Governor > By the death of a distinguished citizen the people of this State are again called to mourn. Chester A. Arthur entered into rest at his residence in New York City early this morning. He had always made bis home within our State, and from his early manhood had occupied within it places of official distinction. As a citizen of New York State he was elected Vice President by the whole people. Upon the death of President Garfield he became President by succession, and with dignity * h i nor to hiscountry he fiUed that highest office in our KOVen f_ ment. In all his life be bore without abuse the name of gentleman. Remem- ; bering the services and admiring character of President Arthur it is fitting that we j should, by such action as may be deemed i appropriate, express our sorrow in his death j and show respect for the high official po- : sition which he held by the choice of his j countrymen. Done at the Capitol, iu the city of j Albany, on this eighteenth day of Novem- ! lier, in the year ol'our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and eighty-six. DAVID B. HILL. Governor. Wm. G. Rice, Private Secretary. Sensation. New York, November 22. —The News says that while President Cleveland's car riage was awaiting lor him at the curb, the President having followed the remains of ex-President Arthur into the Grand Central depot, a young man, dressed in a faded coat, fastened across his belt by a wooden pin, and wearing a faded brown hat, worked his way through the police lines and stepped on the wheel beside the driver, and a report, handing his card to a re porter, said : "Will you please give that to Mr. Cleveland and tell him I won't hurt him?" The reporter read the card and saw tbe name, Nathan Shuler, Ron dout, New York. It was a crank arrested at the Albany biennial for an alleged at tempt on the life of the Presdent, "What do you want with the President?'' j asked the reporter. "I want you to tell him that I am harm- | less. I am the man who was arrested at ! Albany, but I did not want to shoot him. ; I am a friend of his. I would not hurt him. Please give him that card and tell him so, will you ?" The President's lace appeared at the New York Central door, and Schuler be come more importunate. An officer pulled him away from the carriage and he ran aronnd to the other side and tried to climb npon the seat. Superintendent Murray's attention was called to him and he sent Detective O'Connor after him, but the fel low saw the commotion among the officers and ran away from the depot. The Presi dent drove to the Fifth Avenue Hotel. Man}' cards were sent up. bnt only a few persons were received, among them Mayor Grace. The Presidential party leit for Washington at 3:45 p. m. Arrived in Washington. Washington, November 22.—The 1'ies ident and Secretaries Bayard, Lamar and Whitney and Postmaster General Vilas ar ---------------- rived in Washington from New York at <) : io to-night in a special train over the Pennsylvania railroad. The train was topped at the outer end of the railroad yard, and the party alighted and entered carriages in waiting for them. Most of the senators, members ol congress and public officials who left to attend the luneral of the late President Arthur, arrived on the 8:50 train. Postmaster General'» Report. Washington, November 21.—Postmas ter General Vilas, in his report, ending June 30,1886, says : The immensity and extent of the means, expenditures, per formances and results oi the postal ma chinery of the United States exceeds-in some points far exceeds—that of any other union on the globe. The entire length of all the railways employed by the United Slates nearly equals the combined extent of those of all other countries ot the world, while the other postal routes more than quadruples the total of any single people besides ; and the mileage last vear of our mail transportation exceeded hy more than 125 , 000,000 miles the ser vice rendered to any other government postoffices. No other nation ban one-third our number. It is estimated that 100, 000.000 more letters were mailed in the United States last year than in Great Britain, and nearly that number more than were mailed in Germany, France and Aus tria combined. The proportion to each in habitant is estimated in the United States at 66; in Britain .57; in Germany 19. At the close of the fiscal year the total num ber of postoffices were 33,614, besides 497 branch offices. Of these 2,244 were Presi dential offices. D-tath of Charles Francis Adams. Boston, November 21.—Hon. Charles He was the third son of John Quincy Adams. Since he was made the victim of sharpers who took advantage of his weakness four years a^o, Mr. Adams has always been accompanied by an attendant. He had at no time been conuned to his bed or room, but had taken gentle outdoor exercise and often enjoyed a drive in the city. He was j Fram .i g Adams died at 8:30 today. ! iast ou tof doors about ten days ago when he came according to his custom Com his | home in Quincy to his winter residence in ; j» oslon . ARTIII ft. | ! ; Funeral of the ex-President in New York To-day. New York, November 22.— Great crowds liegau to assemble at an early hour this morning on Lexington avenue in the vicin ity of the Arthur residence, where the dead body of the ex-President of the United States laid in state. The day broke with a clear sky, presaging a pleasant day. Shortly after 7 o'clock a picked body of police num bering 150 men were posted along Lexing ton avenue, with directions to allow no vehicles to pass by the house. No people were allowed on the east side of the avenue from 28th to 29th streets except those who had tickets of admission to the house. Car riages began to arrive from every direction and soon the side streets were filled with them. Ey 8 o'clock, a vast throng, num bering many thousands of people, had gathered on tbe opposite side of the ave nue, extending for a block or more in every direction. President Cleveland and Postmaster Gen eral Vilas arrived in a carriage direct from the train at 8 a. m. and entered the house of mourning. Shortly alter Governor Hill and Judge William Muller arrived and entered the bouse, followed by the Senate committee. By this time there was a mighty throng of people on the avenue and the windows of every house were filled with sad faces. There was no services at the house. The few friends plesent looked upon the fuce of the dead early in the morning and the casket was closed for the last time at 8:39. The black casket, cov- j ered with palmetto leaves, sprays ol'violets and a wreath of white roses, was lifted by ; the undertaker's assistants and borne from ■ tbe room. The silent form of Chester A. Arthur passed thiough the door ot bis earthly tenement lor the last time and was reverently placed in the luneral draped hearse. As tbe casket came in view of the ; people in the street every head was bowed i reverently and many eyes were filled with tears. Next came out of the residence, Chester Alan Arthur, Jr., son of the ex-President. Leaning on his arm, clad in garments ol mourning, was bis sister, Miss Nellie At- j thur. They passed quietly to their car- j riage, accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Me- j Elroy. Then came Mrs. Caws, Mrs. Hay- I neworth, and Miss Arthur, sister of the ex- | President, Postmaster Masten and his wife of Cohoes, N. Y., with their son and daugh ter, President Cleveland with Postmaster General Vilas, Gen. Martin T. McMahon and John H. Draper, Secretaries Bayard, Whitney and Lamar, the Dall-bearere, ex Postmaster General Gresham, ex-Secre taries Lincoln and Chandler, ex-Assistant Postmaster General Hatton, ex-Attorney General Brewster, Lient. Gen. Sheridan, Dr. Cornelius R. Agnew, Cornelius N. Blise, Robert G. Dunn, Gen. Geo. Sharpe, Charles L. Tiffany and Cornelius Vanderbilt, Chief Justice Waite and Justices Harlan and Blatchford, Senators Edmunds, Sherman, Logan, Evarts, Hawley, Morrill, Vest and Gorman, General Stone and Governor Hill. The mourners filled 25 carriages, hut over 100 carriages, filled with f riends who had been unable to gain admission to the house, followed the procession to the church. The procession passed betwe<n long lines of police through l^exingtonave. to 47th street, to Fifth avenue, arriving at the church, corner of 45th street and Fifth avenue, at 8:50 a. m The carriages passed noiselessly by a line of artillery men and marines, formed in line, and the mourners ! alighted and entered the church. All ! along the line were immense thtongs of people, who waited in respectful silence while the funeral train passed. The ex- j terior of the church was elaborately deco- ; rated. The portico over the entrruce and j the massive pillars supporting it were covered with heavy black cloth, draped in lestooDS, hiding the stone entirely from view. A crape covered national flag himg in artistic folds over the door, caught up by rosettes and a small brass eagle. The walls of the vestibule were covered with black cloth, arranged in plaited folds, over which hung the national colors, covered with crape. The decorations of the in- j terior were very simple and tasteful. The first six pews on each side of the center aisle were reserved for the family and pall bearers. They were covered with crape. The interior of the chancel was cushioned with black cloth with the ex ception of the altar and reredos on the altar proper. Resting on each side ol the cross were lighted candles. Below was placed the purple altar. The crots and black drapings of the outer chancel organ loft, stalls, lectern and pulpit were draped witq black cloth. The baptismal font on the right side of tbe chnrch in front of the stalls was filled with lilies and ferns. In the center was placed a small palm tree, the branches ot which drooped gracefully over the flowers. The sides of the font were covered with black cloth, over which ! hung long strings of smilax and maiden hair ferns. From tbe front of the gallery in the rear of the church hung festoons of i black cloth. The time set for the funeral was 9 o'clock, but at 7 a large number of people j gathered in front of the church. At that ; time several workmen were engaged in putting the finishing touches on the j diapery and placing labels in the pews j designating where each organization would j be stationed. A few minutes before 8 the door were opened and those without I were admitted. Ushers were stationed at the doors and showed people to their seats. Tbe church has a seating capacity of 750, but there were nearly 900 present, a large number being compelled to stand. At the portals oi the church the casket was met by a surpliced choir followed hv the clergy, wearing their collegiate hoods. As the casket was borne into the church the choir formed in two files and the cler gymen passed between them, heading the procession, intoning the opening lines of the Episcopal burial services. When the procession reached the chancel the choirists filed into their stalls and the audience took their seats. The service began by singing part of the 30th and 90th Psalms, "Lord, let me Know thy End" the congregatun standing. Rev. Dr. Ramsford read a lesson with the words, "Now is Christ Risen From the Dead." The hymn, "Nearer, My God. to Thee" was joined in by the large congregation. The services were with a benediction by the Rev. Dr. Morgar.' The choir then filed out and began a re cessional hymn, followed by the clergy. After the services the undertakers assis tants lifted the casket on their shoulders and proceeded slowly out of the church, followed by the pall bearers, members of the lamily, the President and his Cabinet, Gov. Hill'and his staff, and representatives of the army and navy. Meanwhile the throng outside the church had greatly in creased in numbers. The arrangements of the police were made on an elaborate scale. Over 1200 men in full winter uni form lined the route and occupied posi tions where it was thought possible they might be useful. As travel on Madison avenue was suspended for over an hour while the services were progressing, ai d the avenue was filled above and below the route with long lines of horse cars and ve hicles of all kinds. During the services the gnard of honor, consisting of six bat teries from Governors Island, the marine corps and sailors from the Brooklyn navy yard and tbe United States Steanre: Tennessee, were drawn up in line on the west side of Fifth avenue facing tbe church, tbe right of tbe line resting on Forty-fifth street. On each side of tbe church for ten blocks the police were ai:d the side streets formed to block avenues. After the casker was placed in the hearse the cortege, to Choppin's funeral march, passed slowly between tbe lone line of police through 45th street to \ anderbilt avenue. ALBANY, November 22.—Tbe train bearing the remains of ex-President Ar thur reached Albany at 1:22 o'clock this afternoon. At the grave Right Rev. Doane, Bishop of Albany, recited the beautiful committal service of the Episcopal church. The bishop ofi'ered prayer and pronounced the benediction. SERIOUS TTAIN WRECK. Several Passengers Fatally Injured. Pittsburg, November 18. —The Limited Express, coming east on the Pittsburg, Cincinnati & St. Louis railroad, due in this city at G:30 this evening, was wrecked by a land slide at Jones Ferry, at the out skirts of the city, and a number of persons ipjured—two beiüg fatally hurt. Heavy rains had loosened the earth along the road, and the conductor of the limited was notified to proceed carefully. The train was running slowly—not more than ten miles an hour, and just as it reached Jones Ferry a mass of rocks and earth came tumbling down from the precipice forty feet above. The first part ot the train escaped, but a huge mass crashed into the sleepers, which were in the rear. The interior of the front sleeper was al most completely demolished. It was a Cincinnati sleeper and fortunately had a smaller number of passengers on it than any coach that has gone out of Cincinnati on the limited for months. All of the oc cupants had arisen and the most ot them were on the forward part of the coach pre paring their toilets. Two other sleepers were also badly wrecked. Immediately following the accident the women shrieked and children screamed, while above all were heard the groans of injured, wedged in between the berths and rocks, unable to move. For a moment those passengers who miracuously escaped ipjnry were so dumbtounded that they stood motionless. The sleepers were completely filled with dust, and it was difficult to determine which of their number had beeu the most seriously ipjured. The moment the crash was heard the engineer stopped the train. The train started in a few minutes and the station was soon reached. A lull corps of surgeons and a company of attendants were on hand to carry out the injured. It was found that eight passengers had been seriously hurt, while probably as many more had received painful cuts and bruises. Two will die. David Amheim, of Pittsburg, and S. A. Bennett, of New York, are the most seriously injured. The wife of Lient. Glass, of Fort Bayard, N. M., sustained severe cuts. Cyclone. Girard, Kansas November22—A cyclone or electrical storm struck Girard at 8:40 a. m. and passed Jthrough the residence por tion of the town from the southwest to the northwest. The path of the storm was only from 50 to 75 feet wide. All of the lighter buildings were demolished, hut the larger and more substantial bnildings stood the shock without much damage. The damage will not exceed $8,000. The Presbyterian church is wrecked. A num ber of persons were injured. John W. Herron was blown out of his house and cut about the head and internally injured and may die. His wife had her arm cut and her child braised. John A. Kennedy had an arm broken and Mrs. Kennedy was ipjured by a hot. stove, but will recover. Mattie Goodsing, aged 16, was ipjured internally by part of a roof tailing on her. She is in a critical condition. Wm. Smith, an aged man, was in his bouse when it was turned bottom side up and a vinegar barrel fell on him. His in juries are serious. Outside of Girard the damage was slight. Another Blizzard. CHICAGO, November 22.— Specials from Dakota points indicate that the second blizzard of tbe season set in early to-day. The storm is coming from the northeast Portland reports 12 inches of snow and drifting badly. Jamestown reports passen ger trains on time but freights abandoned. At Grafton the thermometer at 9 p. m. was but 16° above and lalliDg. Fargo reports four inches of snow but no blizzard. At Huron the wind at 3 p. m. was blowing 30 miles an hour and the barometer touched 29°, the lowest point noted since the signal office has been established there. Aberdeen specials reports Ellendale and Ipswich trains snow bound and says the supply of coal in that region is nearly exhausted. Signal officer Lyons says the blizzard was general over Montana, Northern Dakota and Northern Minnesota. In «St. Paul the weather has been mild with light snows. Seyere Snow Storm. Omaha, November 17.—The snow storm which began yesterday morning continued all day and night and is still in progress. This afternoon about a foot of snow fell. It has been blowing a "blizzard" since early morning and every railroad is more or less blockaded. The only trains that arrived to-day were the Chicago & Rock Island and Kansas City train. No other trains were in or out. Travel is entirely sus pended. The storm is general throughout Iowa, Nebraska, Colorado and Wyoming. Denver, November 17.—The light snow which fell in Colorado Monday and Tues day proves to be much heavier in western Kansas, and Nebraska. The west bound Kansas Pacific mail is snow bound at Brookville since Monday. The east bound is delayed at Hugo. It is expected through to-morrow. No Burlington train arrived since yesterday morning. It is expected to get through to-night. The «Santa Fe trains have been out since yesterday. It is impossible to say when they will get through. All tbe Colorado roads are open and running on time. The thermometer here is 4 2 below zero. Other portions of tbe State vary from this to 20° below. The Minnesota Storm. St. Paul, November 17.—The suow storm which begun here Monday night has now (9 p. m.) been raging torty-eight hours and shows no signs of abatement. The street cars have not beeu running in either St. Paul or Minneapolis to day, and is also a strong electrical disturbance at and other points in the trains on all the roads are from three to six hours late. While the storm seems to be general throughout the Northwest it is most violent in Southern Dakota. A Sioux Falls special says : More snow has already fallen than during the entire season of last winter. The wind is blow ing a gale from the north and is drifting the snow very badly. Trains on nearly all the roads are abandoned. Tbe tempera ture is at zero and is still falling. There Canton, Eagan State. A Canton, Dakota, special says : The Milwaukee road is lined with dead engines and a passenger train with 100 persons on hoard is snowed in near Worthington. Its occupants are being fed from that village. New Stamp Mill. Butte, November 22.—The Blue Bird company's sixty stamp mill, erected dur ing last summer at a cost of $300,000, started into operation to-day. It is the most complete structure of the kind in the world. j ing voice: Cattle Growers Convention. Chicago, November 17.—At the Cattle Growers meeting yesterday a paper on "Legislation on contagious diseuses" was read by Elmer Whitburn, and was d's cussed in ten minute speeches by delegates. A lengthy report from the resolutions com mittee on the actions which Congress had taken on the subject under discussion, was presented by Dr. Gadsden, and was sup plemented by speeches from Hod. Janies Wilson of Iowa, Hon. Geo. Loring, U. «S. Commissioner of Agricultural, Dr. D. E. Salmon and Senator Shelby M. Cullom. Various means of eradicating the cattle disease were proposed,and Lonng expressed the belief that an appropriation of $150, 000 by Congress would be sufficient for the purpose. By a vote the extermination of infected cattle was recommended, and inoculation with virus of infections diseases was dis approved of. Legislation in favor of greater protection for cattle was suggested. The following resolution was adopted by a vote of 48 to 38 : Resolved, That in tbe sense of this con vention Hatch, the present chairman of the agricultural committee is responsible for the lack of proper legislation compe tent to grapple with the pressing need of the great cattle industry of the nation. Chicago, November 17.—The commit tee on resolutions presented their report, recommending the adoption of the follow ing resolutions : Whereas, It has been fully demonstrated to this convention by the testimony of professional veterinarians of the highest ability and experience that contagious pleuro pneumonia exists in an active form among certain cattle in the city of Chicago; and, Whereas, From the fatal character of the terrible disease and the difficulty of extirpating the existence of it nearest the greatest cattle market in the United .States constitutes a danger to the chief food supply of the country ; and, Whereas, The further progress of this dis ease, causing other states to prohibit the introduction of cattle from this .State, threatens an entire interruption of the in ter-state commerce in this vitally im portant article of trade and will result in a loss, the magnitude of which caonot be expressed in figure«; and, Whereas, It is the belief of this convention that a dis ease so dangerous and whose consequences would be so disastrous and far-reaching cannot be adequately met and controlled by the local authorities acting under State legislation ; therefore, be it Resolved , 1st, That this convention hold it to be tbe duty of the national govern ment to undertake tbe suppression of this disease. 2d, That this should be done im mediately in a most thorough and compe tent manner and without regard to cost. 3d, That Congress should at its approach ing session and without a day of unneces sary delay, provide by laws appropriate machinery and ample funds for this pur pose. and, Resolved, further that a committee of five be appointed by the chair to be known as a committee on legislation whose duty it shall be to go to Washington during the coming winter and endeavor to obtain the passage of such laws as will accomplish the above end. The committee have considered the ad dress of Dr. Gadsden and endorse fully his views regarding the summary destruction j of all cattle diseased with pleuro pneumonia or that have lieen exposed to that disease. They f urther endorse his views with regard to the necessity of prompt payment for the cattle destroyed, and they urge on this convention the adoption of such measures by work of committees or otherwise as will serve the above ends in the speediest and most effec tive manner. The committee further recommended the appointment of a com mittee on legislation and one on the duties of local government towards contagious diseases of cattle. They also recommend the adoption of the following additional resolution : Resolved, That it is the duty of the federal State and municipal authorities to unite in an effort to extirpate the pleuro pneumonia wherever it may be found by destroying the diseased cattle and those having been exposed to the disease, as far as possible ; purifyiDg all premises in which disease has existed and adopting stringent sanitary regulations .with regard to the management of cattle in feeding sta tions. Chicago, November 18.—At the cattle growers convention to-day the following was adopted : Resolved, That this convention, composed of men from more than thirty of the States and Territories of the Union, representing the farming and stock growing interests of the entire country, and especially of the western States and Territories, hereby de clare that they cordially endorse the state ments of Gov. Hauser, of Montana; Gov. Warren, of Wyoming, and Gov. Stevenson, of Idaho, in their recent official reports to the Secretary of the Interior upon the question of the use and disposition, injury and injustice to tbe men who are endeavor ing to create homes and support their fam ilies under the privations and trials of Iron tier life; that the broad charges ot fraud, made to the Commissioners against these men are not founded in fact ; that the iso lated instances of fraud present no ground for the unusual proscription he has declared against these men ; and lastly, that under cover of an intention to preserve these lands for actual settlers he is in reality and fact investigating and conducting through his special agents a system of espionage foreign to our constitution, unworthy of American citizenship and by the suspicion of illegality thus cast upon the entries and titles of the farming classes as a whole, a vast injustice is done to them by which no public good is secured or obtained. In the afternoon a consolidation with the "National Cattle and Horse Growers Association," under the head of the "Con solidated Cattle Growers Association of the United States, was effected. The follow ing officers were elected without a dissent j different States. President—I) W. Smith, of Illinois. First Vice President—W. A. Powers, of j Missouri. Second Vice President—Elmer Wash ! bnrne. Third Vice President—Henry E. Alvord, j Jr., of Massachusetts. Secretary—A. H. Sanders, of Illinois. Treasurer—John Clay, Jr., of Wyoming. An executive committee was chosen, con | sisting of fifteen members from as mauy The convention adjourned subject to the call of the executive committee. American Humane Association. Cincinnati, November 18.—The Ameri can Humane Association was reinforced this morning by the arrival of a number of new delegates. Measures were taken to tender the services of the association a.s an arbitrator between the railroads and own ers of the humane stock cars; to memo i ralize Congress and the President of the United States in reference to the transpor tation of cattle ; to provide for systematic efforts for the protection of birds ; for the employment of agents to visit the States and Territories having no humane socie ties to secure organization and legislation ; to secure a thorough investigation of the treatment and condition of cattle on the western ranges; to provide for the syste matic policing of stock yards; to secure uniform legislation for the protection of children ; to secure co-operation on a finan cial basis. The legislative committee was instructed to secure the passage of an act by Congress, incorporating the association. j Chicago Anarchists. Chicago, Novemlier 21.—A local Ger man paper asserts in its issue to-day that the anarchists of this city have renewed tlieir agitation and that the calls for meetings are circulated openly, lor Mon day evening, the article says, in the hall on Clybourne avenue. A meeting of the north side "group" of the International People's Association was held at which various plans were discussed. Some of the persons present thought that on some stormy night with a few pounds of dyna mite, the water tower could l*e blown up and tires started at some dozen different places With the water works destroyed the fire department could have no water and half the city would go up in a blaze, and in the confusion thus caused the re organized "groups" and companies of Lehr and Wehr Verein could easily capture the city. Police Captain Schaack says he has no fear of anything happening at present, and his men are keeping a sufficiently close watch on the "groups." He could not tell what he was going to do in this particular case, not having aDy authentic informa tion yet, and if he had he did not think it best to make his intentions public in ad vance. Sympathy for the Anarchists. Chicago, November 17.—At the regular meeting of District Assembly No. 24, Knights of Labor, held to-night, resolu tions were adopted denouncing the recent trial of the condemned anarchists as hav ing been conducted unfairly, and sympa thizing with them in their efforts to obtain a new trial. The full scope of the resolu tions are not clearly known, but are l>e lieved to contain even more radical clauses than those mentioned. District Assembly No. 24 has a membership of nearly 30,000, embracing all the Knights of Labor iu Chicago and Cook county, except those in the packing town. No details ot the meeting have been learned besides the bare fact of the resolutions passed. Socialist Parade. London, November 21.—The socialists marched to-day from fifteen outlyiug points to Trafalgar Square. The various bodies were headed by bands ot music, aud tbe paraders carried banners bearing inscriptions. Among the mottoes were: "By heavens, our rights are worth fighting for," "Work for all ; overwork for none." Some men carried phrygran caps on poles. As the southern contingents crossed West minster bridge the bands played the "Marseillaise." The people in the win dows of the government offices were hoot ed at. When the paraders passed through Downing street they hissed Lord Randolph Churchill. The sight of the horse guard sentries incensed the mob, which fairly howled with rage. An officer closed the gates, and the mob proceeded to the east end. When speaking began there were present 5,IKK) socialists, 25,"00 unemployed workmen and criminals, and 20,000 specta tors. The speakers included Messrs. Hynd man, Champion and Burns. At each ol the five platforms resolutions were adopted calling upon the people to relieve the dis tress existing among the workingmen. A deputation of ten proceeded to Lord Salisbury's house. They were received by the concierge, who stated that Lord Salis bury had gone to the Hatfield house, and had left no orders. The deputation grum bled and retired, leaving a copy of the resolutions adopted by the meetings in Tra falgar square. The crowds were dispersed in an orderly manner, but the police after ward found difficulty in clearing the square. The mounted police charged and gradually moved the people. Several ar rests were made for obstructing the streets and for stealing and fighting. All is quiet to-night. The Lord Mayor will form a coun cil to inquire into the prevailing distress with a view of affording relief during the coming winter. Wholesale Indictments. Sioux City, Iowa, November 18.—The Grand Jury returned their report on the Haddock murder case at three o'clock this afternoon. The jury returned indictments against the following persons: John Ar ensdorf, murder and conspiracy ; Albert Bismarck, conspiracy ; Henry Sherman, conspiracy ; Paul Leader, conspiracy ; F. Münchrath, Jr., conspiracy; Sylvester Granada, conspiracy : Geo. Treber, con spiracy ; Henry Peters, conspiracy; L. Platt, conspiracy : H. L. Leavitt, conspir acs. These are the ten persons present when the crime was committed. Two of whom, Leavitt and Bismarck, claim that John Arnsdorf fired the 'atal shot. Be sides the charge of conspiracy the party is also charged with murder, and the suppo sition at present is that Arensdorf will be held without bail and the others in heavy bonds which, with perhaps one or two ex ceptions, they will he unable to furnish. The case will not be reached this term of court. Of those indicted, Treber, Peters, Platt and Granada have not been arrested and their whereabouts is unknown. incendiary Bandits. New York, November 17.—A letter from Havana, dated November 13, says : On Wednesday last a party of bandits, under Romero, called at the sugar plantation be longing to Senor Francisco Pedroso and de manded $10,000, declaring that if the money was not forthcoming they would burn the plantation. Senor Pedroso re fused to give them what they asked. Four hours later flames had destroyed not only the extensive and well cultivated cane fields but the factories, dwelling houses, depots, great quantities of corn, lumber, plows and nearly everything of value on the plantation. Iu the province of Cienfuegos a robber band under Nicolas Espinosa and bis lieu tenant Malagas have kidnapped Senor Bal tassar de la Toruente, for whose ransom they demand $8.000. They also had Sencr Lucieuo Casanova and the two sons of Mr. Lombard. Bandits iu the province of Santa Clara kidnapped the steward of the sugar estates "Santa Lugarda." He was afterwards rausorued for $5.500. Mysterious. Hunter's Point, L. I., November 21.— Reports received from Sea Cl'ff set forth the fact that a schooner ran ashore there yesterday. She is the Long Island, and hails from Oyster Bay, and has a tonnage of 130 tons. Before she came ashore the people of Sea Cliff noticed something strange. All sail was set, hut the craft drifted hither and thither until finally she drifted ashore. A party who boarded her found that she was abandoned. The after part of the vessel was besmeared with blood, while in the immediate vicinity of the wheele large pools were found, indi cating that the man at the helm had been murdered and his body cast into the sea. She was commanded by Capt. Thomas Carpenter, an old man, and assisted by Henry Frank. Appointed Surgeon General. Washington, November 18.— Col. John Moore, of the medical department of the army, was to-day appointed Surgeon Gen eral by the President to succeed Surgeon General Murray, retired. Col. Moore, who is iu San Francisco, has been directed to report at Washington immediately. Base Ball Matters. Chicago, November 17.—The board of directors of the National Base Ball Asso ciation held tlieir annual meeting to-day and duly awarded tbe championship for 1886 to the Chicago club. N. E. Y'oung was re-elected secretary for the seventeenth consecutive time. Herman Dorsher, expelled hy the De troit club in 1982 for financial irregulari ties. was reinstated upon the unanimous request of the directors. The charges made by the Chicago club against Capt. A. A. Irwin, of Philadelphia, were withdrawn. The charges were with drawn on condition that rules to prevent a recurrence of the trouble will be adopted. The rumors that it was the intention ot the Pittsburg club to apply for admission to the League were confirmed by the unanimous admission of the clob. At the meeting to day W. A. Nimick and A. K. Scanbrett were admitted to the Associa tion as representatives of the Pittsburg team. The playing rules suggested by the joint committee were read and accepted by the League. It is rumored that the St. Louis club tendered its resignation as a member of the League and that tbe resignation was ac cepted. The disposition of the players has, it is said, beeu left to a committee of three, Spaulding, Soden and Stearns, and they have decided that the players shall be di vided between the Kansas Citys and Wash ingtons. The report that St. Louis had resigned was denied by the League officers, who also discountenanced the gossip con cerning Kansas City being denied admis sion. The denials in both cases were, however, anything but emphatic. Union Veteran Legion. Pittsburg, November 17.—A national encampment of the Union Veteran Legion was organized to-day in Grand Army Hall in this city and the following officers elected : National Commander—George B. Chal mers, of Pittsburg. Senior Vice National Commander—John Fox, Council Bluffs, la. Junior Vice Yational Commander—C. B. Zimmerman, Youngstown. O. Quaitermaster—Gen. Frank L. Blair, Pittsburg. Chaplain-in-Chief—Rev. John A. Sanks, Pittsburg. Surgeon General—Dr. J. L. Crawford. Greensburg. Pa. Adjutant General—John II. Short, Al legheny City, Pa. There are twelve encampments from four States, with a membership of 3,090 veter ans, represented at the convention. En couraging reports were read of intended formation of encampments in Iowa, Ohio, Massachusetts, Tennessee, Nebraska, Texas and Delaware. The Legion is composed of soldiers, sailors and marines of the Union army, navy and marine corps during the war of the -ebellion who volunteered for a term of three years previous to July, 1863, and were honorably discharged after ser vice of at least tw j continuous years or were at any time discharged by reason of wounds received during service. Brntal Marder. Emporia, Kans., November 22.—A most unprovoked and fiendish murder was com mitted in this city this evening at the residence of S. V. Kundrum, on the corner of Market street and 9th avenue, about 8 o'clock. It appears that L. D. Collier, a son of Rev. Robert Laird Collier, of Kansas City, bad been in the employ of the Atchi son, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway as ma terial agent at this place. He employed one J. H. Yarborough to fill his place dar ing a temporary absence. Upon his re turn he told Yarborough that he was sur prised to find that he had neglected his business. He being then under the in fluence of liquor he became furiously angry and struck Collier, whereupon Collier re turned the blow, knocking him down. The parties then separated, Yarborough declar ing that he would shoot Collier. Collier went to his hotel, where he ate supper, and from there to his room at the residence of Mr. Bundrum. Shortly after arriving at the house a knock was heard at the din ing room door. Mr. Collier stepped to the door and upon opening it saw his assailant, who instantly raised a revolver and fired upon Collier, the ball evidently taking effect in or near the heart, kil'ing him almost instantly. Yarborough is now in jail. ^ __ New Cattle Yards Wanted. Denver, November 17. — Prominent cattlemen here and elsewhere in Colorado and New Mexico are signing a petition to the railroad companies covering St. Louis asking them to give their influence towards the establishment of stock yards at the west side of St. Louis. There appears to be a unanimous feeling among the West ern cattle growers that the establishment of yards at this point will tend to dis tribute shipments and force the Chicago, Kansas and other dressed beef syndicates to pay more reasonable prices lor range cattle, the present prices being so low as to make the business unprofitable. Several new associations have joined the International Range Association, and indications point to a large meeting here in February. Libel Huit. London, November 17.—The court of the Queen's bench was crowded to-day with fashionable and distinguished people, at the trial of the second action for libel, brought against Lord Chief Juctice Col eridge by his son-in-law, Charles W. Adams. Adams declared that the Lord Chief Jn8tice wrote a letter explaining to certain personal friends why he opposed the marriage of his daughter, Mildred, to Adams, aud in this letter the alleged plain tiff endeavored to obtain the daughter's money by compromising her so she wonld be compelled to marry him. The publica tion of this libel, Adams contended, con sisted in showing thi9 letter to the Earl of Selborne, then Lord High Chancellor, and the Earl of Iddealeigh, the Secretary of State lor Foreign Affairs, who were in duced to act as referees in tbe settlement of the other action for libel, based on the Lord Chief Justice's letter to his daughter, endeavoring to dissude her from marrying the plaintiff by making severe attacks on his personal character. During the hear ing both the Earl of Selborne and the Earl of Iddesleigh occupied seats on the bench Coni Miners' Strike. Pittsburg, November 19.—At the con ference of the Counelsville coke operatives and their employes this afternoon the oper atives refused to grant aDy of the demands except the one asking for a small advance in wages to pay for sharpening the tools. This proposition was rejected by the miners and the meeting adjourned. Sub sequently the miners' committee offered to submit the questions to arbitration, but as a number of the operatives had left for their homes action was postponed until to morrow. Secretary Miller, oi the Miners' Association, says that if the operatives re fuse to consent to arbitration, a strike of 12,000 coke workers in the Qpnnellsville region will be ordered at once.