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THE MARSHFIELD FIRE.
Over Three Million Dollar* Loss. Milwaukee, June 2h .—It is now esti mated that the loss resulting from the de struction of the city of Marshfield v. ill not be less than $3,01X1,000 and may reach $3,500,000. The heaviest loser is the Up ham Manufacturing Co., whose loss is ap proximated at $800,000. Twelve solid blocks of stores were destroyed. A dis patch to-night says that the fire burned until an early hour this morning, and that but one house remains unscathed. Half of the population is still there, but are suffering for the want of clothing. Sup plies were sent from neighboring towns that answered the purpose temporarily,but Mayor Upham telegraphs that more pro visions must be sent at once or the people will suffer. The remaining inhabitants are camping out in the woods to-night. Owing to the poor facilities for com municating by wire details are coming in slowly. It appears that when the fire first started there was a high wind, and the Harnes were carried with remarkable rapidity, seeming almost to leap from house to house. Twelve buildings were blown up with dynamite in the vain effort to check the flames. Conductor GraysoD, who brought ♦hrough a sleeper from St. Paul this morn ing on the Central line, says the only thing to be seen at Marshfied from where the depot used to stand is a house and an ex panse of blackened ruins, with here and there the remnants of a smokestack and some warped and twisted machinery to show where the mills stood. He describes the scene as one of awful desolation, hardly relieved by the presence of human beings, as everybody had left or were leav ing as fast as possible. Yesterday after noon most of the well-to-do people left for Cbip]>ewa Falls, and this morning two car loads of homeless working people were brought as far as Stevens Point, the rail way compauy carrying them free. Gray son describes them as a sorry looking crowd. MEXICAN OUTRAGE. Sufferings ofan American Opera Com pany. Sr. Loris, June 28.—A special from "Wichita, Kas., says: A. B. Bird, with his w ife and daughter, Lotta, has arrived in the city, and relates a terrible story of wrong and suffering endured while con fined in prison at Del Norte, in Old Mexico, last winter. Bird was manager of an opera company, touring in that country, and while playing in Del Norte the entire company were arrested upon a flimsy pre text and thrown into the same prison where editor Cutting was confined. They were denied a hearing or trial, and were not even allowed to see or converse with Ameri cans, though several tried to see them. While they were thus confined four mem bers of the company died of smallpox, while all suffered from privations and sick ness. Lately the company were released, having lost all their wardrobe and musical instruments. Steps have been taken to secure redress by placing the matter in the hands of the proper authorities. KNIGHTS OF LABOR. 'I lie New Constitution Adopted Three-fourths Vote. by a Philadelphia, June 28.— The returns from several thousand local assemblies of the Knights of Labor show that the new constitution and National Trade as semblies 1 clause have both been accepted by a three-fourths vote, and it is probable that the General Executive Board will promulgate the new constitution, which contains many important chinges, about July 10. The adoption of this constitution was denied a few days since. An analysis of the vote shows that hal of these assemblies opposing the adoption of the new constitution objected to the clause forbidding any member or assembly to sell or give any malt or spirituous liquors at any meeting or entertainment of the order under pain of six months' suspension from the order. The article upon co-operation was adopted unanimously. It provides for the creation and disbursement of the fund to aid co-operative enterprises. The new constitution gives the General Executive Board the power to settle all strikes and disputes regardless of origin. Each district, State, National or unattached local assembly shall be entitled to one dele gate for each 3,000 members or majority or fraction thereof. The term of office has been fixed at two years, the compensation to be fixed by the General Assembly at the time of election. The National Trade assemblies' clause provides that such assemblies may be formed upon a favorable vote by two thirds of the local assemblies of that trade making the apffiication. SUPREME LODGE A. O. U. W. Important Business Transacted--« Election ol Officers. Milwaukee, June 28.—The Supreme Lodge of the Ancient Order of United Workmen adjourned to-day. Among the important legislation was the revision of the laws defining the powers of the Su preme and Grand Lodges; adjusting the system of relief extended to the different grand lodge jurisdiction, based upon the mortality expenses of the organization for the past ten years. The ritual adopted in 1886 was modified and revised. To-day the proposition to place a monu ment over the grave of Father Upchurch, the founder of the order, in Bellefontaine cemetery. St. Louis, and to erect a memo rial hall in Meadville, Pa.. the birth place of the organization, was adopted. The election of officers for the ensuing year was completed as follows : Geo. W. Badgeraw, of Ontario, Bast Su preme Master Workman. W r . H. Jordan, of California. Master Work man. C. M. Masters, of Wisconsin, Foreman. W. R. Graham, of Iowa, Overseer. W. W. Sackett, of Pennsylvania, Re corder. J. Linliart, of Pennsylvania, Receiver. J. H. Child, of Oregon, Guide. W. M. Butts, of Maryland, Watchman. S. B. Berry, of Kansas, H. B. Loomis, of New York, and L. L. Troy, of Illinois, Trustees. The following are the standing commit tees : On Laws—Judge Frizzel, of Nashville, Tenn.; Arendorf, of Springfield, O.; J. W. Kinsley, of Helena, Montana. Finance— W. W. Wilson, of Michigan ; John J. Acker, of Albany, N. Y. Vital Statistics—J. B. Richardson, of Missouri. The membership was reported at 190, 000 . The next session will lie held at Louis ville, Ky., on the third Tuesday of June, next year. U. P. INVESTIGATION. Testimony of the Editor of the Omaha "Bee." Om aha , June 28. —Geo. T. Crawford, of Omaha, testified before the Pacific investi gating committee to-day. He had been employed during several sessions of the legislature as a lobyist, sometimes working in the interest of the Union Pacific com pany. He had been paid by Attorney Thurston, but did not know that he had been working for the Union Pacific. He had never used money. He had sometimes secured passes for members and friends. His principal duty had been to "enlighten the members," most of whom were sadly in need of enlightenment. Witness avowed himself a strong railroad man, and ex pressed the belief that most of the railroad measures introduced were pieces of derna gogism to further the special ends of the members fathering them. Governor Pattison again called on the officers of the Union Pacific to bring As sistant Attorney Thurston out, the com mission having beeD unable to find him. Attorney Poppletou, replying, said the officials of the company had no control over Judge Thurston, and his present whereabouts was unknown. They did not believe Thurston was concealing himself from the commission. Edward Rosewater, editor of the Omaha Bee, testified as to the interference of the Union Pacific with politics in Nebraska. He charges that its employes, who some times went to the legislature as mem bers and sometimes as lobbyists, have corrupted conventions and legislatures by the use of money. One method of the company's men had been to hire a number of rooms at the hotel in Lincoln in which they and their friends would meet. He knew of such rooms, one section of which was called the "oil room. 1 ' At torney Thurston was in charge of the oil room and generally had charge of all lob bying operations. The witness had no personal knowledge of money having been paid by the com pany to inlluence votes, but such had been the current report on several occasions. At one time, when there was talk of building a line to interfere with the Union Pacific Jay Gould had telegraphed that if Douglas county, in which Omaha is situated, aided the new road with bonds he would remove the Union Pacific shops and offices from Omaha. Attorney Peppleton objected to this kind of hearsay testimony from a man who had no personal knowledge of most of what he was stating. The Commission said they would re ceive all testimony and note all objections. They were able to discriminate between legal evidence and hearsay. At the end of the session the Commission left for Sioux City, intending to be in Omaha on Thurs day next. Jake Sharpe Dying. New York, June 28.—In an extra this evening the Mail and Express says : It is believed that Jake Sharpe is dying. The reason he did not testify in his own behalf this afternoon, as was confidently expected by every one right aloDg, was be cause his physicians expressed the opinion that the strain of a rigid cross-examination, ect., would result in his death. A reporter subsequently learned that his physicians are of the opinion that Sharpe cannot live more than a week or ten days, and the least undue excitement would kill him at once owing to heart trouble. It is asserted that the scheme under consideration now is to take the case out of the hands of the jury by bringing to Judge Barrett a cer tificate from his physicians to the effect that Sharpe in all probability would drop dead in the court room when the jury brought in their verdict, no matter what it was. It is thought this would induce the judge to stop the case where it is. The Crimes Bill. London, June 28.— In the House of Commons to-night numerous new clauses were proposed k by the Parnellite members to the crimes bill but all were rejected. The government protested against wasting time over proposals which they claimed were applicable to the common law. Upon a motion to adjourn the debate W. H. Smith arose and said: After the dis cussion of this and the preceding evening the House would be prepared for the notice which he was about to give. (Cries of "cloture'' and cheers.) He would on Thursday move that at seven o'clock Mon day evening the resolution on the report of the stage of the bill be put seriatim with out debate. The Standard says : It is understood, on the passage of the crimes bill, that the government will issue a special procla mation declaring the National League in Claire, Kerry and Cork counties an illegal association and will also proclaim these counties and bring them within the raDge of the secret inquiry and summary juris diction sections of the act. Arkansas Assassination. Chicago, June 28. —News was received from Ozark to-day of a foul murder com mitted in Douglass county last Thursday. Pemberton Hntless, while on his way to the mill, was shot and instantly killed by an nnknown assassin in ambush. Sus picion rests on a man who received a whip ping by Bald Knobbers last summer. The motive of the assassin is supposed to have been been revenge. The greatest excite ment prevails in the vicinity of the murder and the farmers are said to be working crops in squads, no man being willing to risk himself alone in his field. Against the Standard Oil Co. Philadelphia, June 28. —The striking oil men made a move yesterday which, if successful, may result in a general strike of all the employes of the Standard Oil Company throughout the country. Over twenty thousand men would be thus af fected. The strikers held a meeting yester day, which passed resolations calling on the manufacturers committee of the Stand ard Oil Co. to investigate their grievances, in case of their refusal, appealing to all the employes of the Standard Oil Co. to come to their aid. The Lilly Planning lor Divorce. San Francisco, June 28.— Mrs. Lang try, the English actress, has taken a house in this city with the express intention of making it her legal residence. An inter view is printed here with Gen. Barnes, at torney, who is reported as saying that the actress will begin a sait for divorce, alter the lapse of six months—the period neces sary to acquire legal residence. San Francisco, June 28.— Mrs. Langtry this afternoon renounced her allegiance to Great Britain and took out her first papers declaring her intention to become a citizen of the United States. Murder and Suicide. Louisville, Ky., June 27. — August Berning, to-night, killed his wife and then suicided. Jealousy was the cause of the crime. Berning was 28 yeprs of age and was the son of a wealthy citizen of St. Louis. GOLD IMPORTS. High Prices lor Money in New York. New York, June 28.—The reports of the shipment of $1,000,000 in gold has had a good effect on the market, and "shorts' 1 generally have been covering. Foreign bankers report a large number of bills offering, and a further decline in exchange rates is considered probable. They esti mate the shipments of gold from Europe ____ . .. . in the next ten days at $5,000,000. Money is still scarce, and cali loans are being made at rates equal to thirty per cent, per annum. Lutheran Synod. Chicago, June 22. —The Swedish Augus tane Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran church of America decided to-day to make the Augustane College and Theological Seminary at Rock Island common institu tions of the Synod and that no conference or section of the Synod shall be permitted to establish or support a separate theologi cal establishment. Chicago, June 23. —The August annual Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran church to-day adopted a resolution that no stu dents in the Synod educational institu tions at Rock Island be allowed the use of tobacco. To meet th£ deficiency of the home mission treasury it was decided to levy an assessment on the various confer ences to the extent of 10 cents a member. Hattie Flag Order Denounced. New York, June 22.—The Republican Club held a meeting to-night, at which the committee on national affairs reported a set of resolutions on the recent battle flag order of President Cleveland. They de nounce the order as a direct violation of law and contrary to the usages of nations ; as an indignity to the soldiers who fought to preserve the Union, and as a copperhead apology to the South for the part which the North took in the overthrow of the re bellion, and declare as an inference of his second order that he proposes to have Con gress consummate the restoration of the flags. The resolutions were passed with out dissent, and the committee was in structed to keep an eye on the Hags. Civil Service Utiles. New York, June 28.—The special com mittee appointed last week to suggest a modification in the civil service rules fin ished its work to-day. It was decided not to recommend a change in the form of ap plication by candidates, but to recommend that hereafter all examination papers be marked np in Washington. That the marking be done by a board of fifteen members from the different offices through out the country. The object in view in having all examination papers marked by this control board is to do away with all opportunity for suspicion of the informers, such as obtains, in certain localities and under the present local board, a system which tends to neutralize the obiects sought for under the civil service law. Yale College Course Too Extensive. New Haven, Conn, June 28.— Hod. Wm. M. Evarts presided at the Yale Alumni meeting held to-day. The attend ance was very large, and unusual interest was manifested in the proceedings. Hon. Edward S. Pierrepont, ex-United States Minister to England, expreased the opinion that the course laid down by Yale was too extensive in its acquirements for the average man. Those who intend to become teachers, professors aud eminent scholars should be encouraged to take a full course, but a student who is looking forward to a life struggle in the business world should be allowed to pursue a shorter route and get at his life work sooner. Heavy Pension Swindle. Washington, June 28.—Francis Patter son, of Elmira, N. Y., better known as "Blind Patterson,■' who recently obtained considerable notoriety as the recipient of the largest pension ever granted a private soldier by the United States, and which, it was afterxvards discovered, had been fraud ulently obtained, was arrested in GordoD ville, Va., to-day. He had $1,600 pension money on his person, and this, together with the money already regained, makes $12,850 which has been recovered by the government of the $13,250 paid out on ac count of Patterson's pension. Big Wisconsin Fire. Hurlev, Wis., June 28.—A fire broke out in one end of Silver street, the princi pal thoroughfare of the city, this forenoon, and at noon four or five blocks of the busi ness portion of the city have been swept away. Later. —The fire is now under control. Five blocks of buildings have been reduced to ashes. The loss is estimated at $700. 000 . _ _ Fire. Portland, Ore., June 27.—A fire yes terday destroyed the business portion of the town of Pullman, Washington Terri tory. Loss, from $65,000 to $8 0,000 ; in surance, about two-thirds. The principal losers are McConnell, Chambers & Co., general merchandise, $30.000 ; insurance, $20,000; also Fariss Bros., hardware; Ells worth & Depledge, druggists, and Cochran & Farr, general merchandise. Capture ot a Bobber Gang. Alpena, Mich., June 28. —Morgan, Han ley and Harrington, three of the four rob bers who rescued McMunn, their leader, at Ravenna, Ohio, while he was being brought here from Pittsburg, have been arrested after a desperate fight, in which one was so injured that he died. Sixteen thousand dollars was offered for the capture of the gang, and the police all over the country were requested to keep a look out for the murderers. Escape of Prisoners. Springfield, Mo., June 26.— C. B. Carter, Tom M. Killon and three other prisoners killed the deputy sheriff and escaped from jail at Mount Vernon yes terday. Carter was to have been hanged next Friday for the murder of Robert Crocket, and Killon was awaiting trial for complicity in the same crime. Carter was a saloon keeper and Killon a druggist, and Crocket had reported them for vio lating the liqnor law. Discovery of an Ancient Tomb. London, Jane 27. —It is announced that Ovid's tomb has been discovered. Its loca tion is at Anarolkivi, near Kastendami The stone marking the tomb represents Ovid's arrival at the Island of Tomi when he was banished thither by Augustus in A. D. 8 on account of the poet's intrigue with the Emperor's daughter Julia, and Apollo's reception of him. Ovid's Isle is a few miles from Kustendami, on the shores of the Euxine. Silver Coinage. Washington, Jane 28.—The issue of standard silver dollars from the mints daring the week ended Jane 25th was 509,296. Shipments of fractional silver coin since June 1st amount to $582,197. 1 INDIAN LANDS. Important Test Case to be Brought Before the U. S. Supreme Court. Washington, June 28.— Secretary of the Interior 'Wheeler decided adversely to the claim of the State of Kansas under the act of January 29, 1861, admitting her into the Union, to $43,790, being five per cent of the net proceeds of the sales of certain lands made between July 1,1884,and June ; 3,1885,heretofore reserved for the Chenikee, j . , Indian lands, Kansas. Miami and Osage tribes. The Secretary, in this decision, overruled the former action of the Interior Department, whereby similar accounts, aggregating over half a million dollars, have been certified to and paid to the State by the Treasurer every year since 1861. It was alleged that the State of Kansas will probably apply to the United States Supreme Court for a mandamus to the Commissioner General of the Land Office to certify to the claim to the First Comptroller of the Treasury for payment, which will raise the question of the rights of the State in the premises. This decision will affect all the States ad mitted into the Union since 1857 having New Railroad Compnny. Santa Fe, N. M., June 23.—The New Mexico Central Railroad Company was organized here to-day, with Judge Henry L. Waldo, of Santa Fe president, W. H. Rossington, of Topeka, vice president, E. W. Wilder, of Topeka, secretary and treasurer, W. W. Griffin, of Aanta Ee, as sistant secretary, G. L. Goodwin, of Boston, assistant treasurer, A. A. Robinson, of Topeka, chief engineer, and J. P. White head, of Boston, comptroller and general auditor. The Rio Grande Land Company was also organized with W. 11. Waldo presi dent, A. H. Johnson, of Topeka, vice presi dent, E. W. Wilder secretary and treasurer, W. H. Griffin assistant secretary, and J. K. Livingston, of Santa Fe, general agent. The company was formed to assist in de veloping New Mexico, particularly the Rio Grande valley. The headquarters are at Santa Fe. The company has purchased 3,000 acres of land adjoining Las Cruces. Alaska Seal Fishery. Washington, June 23.— The Collector of Customs at Sitka, Alaska, recently sub mitted to the Treasury Department the question submitted by a resident of Ko diak, whether he can lawfully engage with a schooner and crew in killing fur seals in Alaskan waters, not near the l'rybilov islands. Assistant Secretary Maynard in forms the Collector that, inasmuch as sec tion 1956, of the revised statutes, prohibits the killing of any fur seal within the limits of Alaska Territory or in the waters thereof except by lessees under special law, the question must be answered in the negative. New Trial for the Condemned Anarchists. Chicago, June 28.—The Daily Kars this evening says : A startling rumor has been widely circulated in this city to-day to the effect that the Supreme Court has decided to give the condemned anarchists a new trial, overruling Judge Gray's decision. States Attorney Grinnell knew nothiDg about it. Judge Magruder, a member of the Supreme Court, declined to confirm the rumor. His manner indicated that the report lacked foundation. A Fatal Blow. New York, June 23. —Moses G. Speight, aged 15 years, an inmate of the house of refuge on Randall's Island, last night at 9 o'clock, struck his keeper, Wm. Edgar Cole, with a heavy stick, from the effects of which Cole died at the Harlem hospital this morning. The blow was dealt to en able Speight to gain possession of the keys and make his escape, with other boys com prising a gang leagued together for that purpose. Famine in Asia Minor. I Constantinople, June 22.—There has been a failure of crops in Asia Minor, and the districts of Adana and Kutahil are threatened with famine. The American missionary, Montgomery, says the people of those districts are already in great dis tress. The Sultan held a cabinet council to-day to discuss the subject of dispatching a commissioner to institute measures of relief. _ The Hop Crop Sale. Washington, June 27.— In answer to inquiries as to whether hops will suffer this year from the hop louse, Professor Anley to-day expressed the opinion that, while there is no way of positively foretell ing, all indications are that this will be a year of comparative immunity. Major Kunkle's Case. Washington, June 28.—An order was issued from the War Department to-day by direction of the President, restoring to the army Major Benjamin P. Runkle, re tired, who was dropped upon the judg ment of the coart of claims. This judge ment was reversed by the United States supreme court, May 27th. He will be borne upon the rolls as never having been legally separated from the army. Dined With the Queen. London, June 28.—U.S. Minister Phelps dined with the Queen this evening. Mr. and Mrs. Phelps, Secretary and Mrs. White, Mr. ami Mrs. Blaine and their daughter, with Col. and Mrs. John Hay and oiher Americans will attend the Queen's garden party at Buckingham palace Thursday. Substantial Present. London, June 22.—Among the presents received by the Queen was one of £75,000, subscribed by three million women. Her Majesty accepted this present graciously and thanked the doners. The Queen left Buckingham palace this afternoon and went to Windsor castle this evening. Riot in Algiers. Algiers, June 28.— One hundred Moors bearing fire arms attacked the Spahi patrol at Biskara, killing and wounding several. Many Moors were also killed and wounded. The military intervened aod stopped the fighting. Thirty Moors were arrested. Quiet has been restored. Irish Affairs. Rome, June 28.—It is stated that the Pope has been induced to send a papal mission to Ireland by the instance of the bishops, clergymen and laymen. That re port of the Irish bishops on the condition of Ireland was exaggerated. Monsignor Persico and Gualdi left this evening for Dublin. Declared Insane. St. Louis, June 28.—Jack Hayes, the murderer of Phillip Mueller, whose case has been in the courts for six years and who was under sentence to ,be hanged Fri day, July 1st, was declared insane to-day and ordered to be forwarded to the insane asylum. BIG STOCK DEAL. Hew Gould Got Control of Manhattan. New York, June 28.—The opening o the stock market was very exciting this morning aDd all the big operators seem to be at war with each other. There has been no time since the days of Drew and other old time operators that individuals made such efforts personally in the Stock Ex change as at the close yesterday and the opening this morning. Reading was the scene of the greatest excitement and the balls did their best to support it, but the attacks were too rapid and they were forced to give way. Manhattan was the weakest stock. It opened at 1 per cent, off at 129 There were no buying orders whatever and it declined 2 per cent, at a time ami is now off 8 per cent, from yes terday's close. Pacific Mail is also being raided successlully by the bears and is now down to 44'.. The story is that all the big operators are gunniDg for each other. New York, June 28.—The Tribune , to morrow, will publish a long interview with Jay Gould, in which the millionaire admits that he to-day purchased 50,000 sharp» of the Manhattan Elevated stock as an in vestment for himself individually, because he thought it a good bargain. He said there was no change in the telegraphic situation. He pronounced the general out look encouraging. The same paper has an interview with Cyrus W. Field, who de dined to give the price sold at. He is still a heavy stockholder in tne Manhattan and has every confidence in it. The business outloook of the country is good and there should be an improvement in stocks. The Tribune says : The general opinion is that Field, who has been a bull on the Manhattan, having advanced it to 170 last summer, contrary to the wishes of Gould and Hage, has succumbed to the campaign against him by those gentleman. By this transaction Air. Gould secured control of the elevated road, which Mr. Field has heretofore held. New York, June 29.— In regard to the sale of a block of fifty thousand shares of Manhattan stock by Cyrus W. Field to Jay Gould, the Times says: "Jay Gould and Russell Sage are triumphant. Cyras W. Field's scalp has been taken. Field made a brave fight, but did not realize until the end came that he was to be struck down in the very house of his friends. The terrific tumbling given Manhattan stock settled all questions as to the purpose of the precious pair, and the convictions thus formed were made indisputable when early in the pan icky time of Friday one of Field's personal brokers had to go begging around the street for an extension of his contracts. No hint of this has been public, for had it been an scenes of xchange a sweeping panic could not have been stayed. It is generally the accepted lielief that Field has been obliged to seek Gould's favor in swapping a big block of Manhattan stock for needed money. Fifty thousand shares of stock it is said has been given up by Field. The first quoted price was 125, but before busi ness closed it generally passed on the Stock Exchange that Gonld had been obliged to pay only 90 a share for the five million he had taken. Probably the average cost of this stock to Field was close on to 100 per share. I nounced during the troublous the Stock Exchange a sweeping r Dcntli of the \iulm*h Manager. Peru, Ind., June 29.—A. A. Talmage, Vice President and General Manager of the Wabash railroad, died here this morn ing of Brights disease coupled with dysen tery. He had been suffering for some time and was on his way to Lake Erie for a yachtiDg cruise, hoping to gain relief. His wife aud two physicians were with him. Evasion of the Maine Liquor Law. Augtsta, Me., June 29.—Gov. Boutwell has sent a communication to the Attorney ■ General of the State and every county at- | torney in the State, calling their attention to the fact that conspiracy exists to evade the prohibitory liquor law by an unjustifi able interpretation of the United States revenue regulations regarding the sale of liquor in imported packages, and calling upon them to enforce the law to the fullest extent. Yellow Jack Scourge.' Chicago, June 29.—Information has been received that eight additional cases of yellow fever have developed during the j last few days at Key West, Fla., evidencing 1 a rapid spread. The disease is now be- j yond the control of the health authorities. The character of the disease is very fatal. 1 Out of 46 cases to date 19 have died. Extortionate Kates. Washington, June 27.— Milton Evans, of Walla Walla, Washington Territory, complains to the interstate commission ! that the Oregon Railway & Navigation Co. 1 is charging 30 cents per 100 pounds on ! wheat from Walla Walla to Portland. | which rate he thinks extortionate. Death of a Noted Racer. Lexington, Ky., June 28.— Tenbroeck, the famous thoroughbred, died at the home of his owner this morning. The cause of his death is thought to be appoplexy. The horse was fifteen years old. The owner was offered $50,000 for him last week. Appointment. Washington, June 23. —The President j to day appointed James Sheakley, of Green- I ville, Pa., to be Commissioner lor the Dis- I trict of Alaska, to reside at Wrangel, vice Geo. P. Thiris, declined. Relief for the Homeless. Marshfield, Wis., June 29. —The total loss from the recent conflagration will foot up $1,250,000, with an insurance of one- | fourth. Aid in the shape of money, food, j and clothing, is pouring into the stricken city on every train. W addington's Notice. London, June 29. —It is reported that M. WaddiDgton, French Ambassador here, has informed Lord Salisbury that no French cabinet could sign a document giving Eng land a preponderance in Egypt, even for a limited time. Base Ball. June 28. — Pittsburg 8; PlTTSJiURG, Washington 0. Indianapolis, June 28.—Indianapolis 0 ; Philadelphia 24. Chicago, June 28.—Chicago 19: Boston 6. r St. Louis, June 28.— St. Louis 6 ; Louis ville 0. Detroit, June 28.—Detroit 7 ; New York 4. Cleveland, June 28.— Cleveland 12; Cincinnati 6. New York, June 28.—Metropolitans 1 ; Baltimore 9. New York, June 28. —Brooklyn 11 ; Athletics 3. Chicago Prices. Chicago, June 29.—Wheat firm ; cash, 69] ; July, 70; August, 72J. Corn about steady; cash, 35]; July, 36.316; August, 37;. Oats firm cash; July, 26 ; August, 26.7-16. Pork steady ; cash, 22. Lard easy cash ; July, email@example.com ; August, 50. S. C. ASHBY & CO. Plo ws | ™" \ | j 1 j I j | ; | ! j Dealers in lui WAGONS, CARRIAGES, BUGGIES, ETC. We respectfully call your attention to the following list of Standard Goods : Mitchell Farm ami KprinK W a irons: Mmlcltaker lira*. - Flue t «triages. Butt tries an«l Buck boards : Frasier Bond Carl«: Deerln«r Binder« and Mower«: Pennsylvania Lawn Mowers: J. H. Them«« A Ron«' Rnlky Hay Rnke«: Fur«t A-Bradley Rnlkey and Gauir Plows Cultivators and Harr«w»<: Standard Disk Harrows: Planet, jr. Garden Drills. Ciiltix alors and Horse Hoes : GrassNeed Sowers: Victor Feed Mills : Horse powers and Grinding Mill«: Hand-Rake«. 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ATTENTION Purchasers of CARPETS, WALL PAPER,and HOUSE FURN ISHING GOODS, Will Save Money by awaiting the arrival of A. P. ( I RTIVS NEW STOCK. Nothing like it ever before shipped to this market. French Protest. Constantinople, Jnne26.—The French government has sent a note to the Sultan in which it distinctly refuses to accept the situation which is the result from the sign ing of the Egyptian convention, and says that if the convention be ratified France will take measures necessary to protect her interests which will be endangered by the disturbance of the equilibrinm of the Mediterranean. On the other hand France offers the assurance that it will protect and guarantee the Sultan against whatever consequences may result if he will refuse to ratify the convention. By so doing, the note said, the Saltan will strengthen his friendship betweed France and protect his country from encroachments and ambition of England. Upon the receipt of this note a council of ministers was summoned and a note to the powers drafted, compl lining of French interference in international affairs in Turkey. The note will be sub mitted to the Sultan. Treaty Rejected. London, June 27.—The commissioner has heard that the Sultan will refuse to ratify the Egyptian convention. French dispatches lroin Constantinople assert that the Sultan had been induced to sign the convention by the representations of his ministers that France acquiesced iu such actioa. Protest to the Pope. New York, June 23.— The following cablegram was sent to Rome yesterday to Cardinal Simeoni, Prefect of the Propa ganda, Rome: "One hundred thousand Catholics in mass meeting in this city on Saturday, June 18th, have denounced the threatened excommunication of Dr. Mc Glynn, with whom they are prepared to stand, and protest against ecclesiastical in terference with the political rights of American citizens. JEREMIAH COUGHLIN, M. D., Ch'n. James G. Gavin, Secy. The Pope's Blessing. Paris, June 23. —Manager Totelli, in presenting credentials to President Grevy as Papal Nuncio, referred to the Popes affection for France as the eldest daughter of the church and as e noble and generous nation, and said the Pope desired to per fect the understand to be maintined. The President thanked the Nuncio for the friendly sentiments, aud said the Vatican could rely upon the cordial co-operation of the French government in con'olidating good relations. No Truth in the Keport. London, June 27.—Justin McCarthy writes that there is not the slightest trutl in any report about Parnell retiring irorn political lile.