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AT- BOLIVAR, TENNESSEE Term, of !Sutseript ion. : T"or one year dn advance! Foi six months 1 no 80 NEWS IN r.lHKF. Compiled from Various Sources. COfiGttESSIOJC AT, PTtOCEEDIBrOS. Tv the House of Representatives on the I2h a numhor nf Mlln Wfre reported, among them one for acceptance by the CniteJ State 01 the Illinois n" Michigan Canal. KulojrieK tM pronounced on the late Thomas if. Hern ion of Alatiuina. In the .Senate on the 14'h bill were in troduced: To amend the act relating to the adulteration of lea: to authorize Jcha C. Fre mont to be 1 laced on the army retir-d MM with the rank of Mator-GeasrS. : Ut lorfelt certain Northern Pacific, inud. The naral tiill wa taken up and the amendment providing for the construction of seven steel cruisers w tigreed to, as were the other cniMtnlttoeamnd ments. An item or SWUl.tMO for g-1111 foondrj rne h's Inserted, and a clause directing the Secretary of the Navy to report to the next nngress a plan for nn SI am ill vessel of the fli St class. The bill passed The Post office appropriation hill was reported. The bank ruptcy hill was considered and several Sec tions adopted In the House a resolution .-a adopted directing the Co Inllt' e, on A .Ticultiire to rHrt a tiill to retbur clti . 'n of Maine for expenses incurred in ipiar h mine measure to keep out fool "n in I luouth Ifsensc. SatulSlav. April w.is set apart for ont-ideratloii of lull- reported by the ( oiiiitiit tee 011 Labor. A bill will! introduced to renr ranl.f the Supreme Court, and one to levy a tax on Incomes of more than 5.OH0. The IMa trlet appropriation bill wii reporteil. Ili--trict business was sMseussed till a roll-call showed no quorum. l! the Kenato on the 15th a resolution was offered to inqiilr whether Paul Strobach is Hctlng hs United States Marshal in OlHWf IS. his conflrinatlon having been lOjetlSSL After biisf eoasMerattos of the Mens Usssi islluii Mil, the fmii k 11 1 1 ! v bill was taken up aim several at lei iits were adopted ... The House, jn committee ol the whole, by a vote of Hii to UN, adopted a motion to take up the tariff bill, and Mr. Morrison spoke In support of the measure. Mr. Kelly followed III op position to it and the deflate continued at length. In the Senate on the Iflth a bill was in troduced to revive the grade of General of the Amy. The bill to divide the Sioux Keserva timpasscaj. Mr. Morrill was grunted pi Tin Is-f-ion to reply to crlt 1 dsms made by Mr. Hock on Ills course relating to the tariff . The bank ruptcy bill was taken up and further amend ments adopted.. In the House Mr. Russell spoke in opposition to the tariff MIL H-- was folhiwed by Messrs. Blows, Chase anl Jones of Arkansas In the Senate on the I Tt.li a resolution was Inlro lm ed declaring H competent for Con gress to take measures to regulate int"r-Sta'e transportation, prohibit certain pooling ar rangements, et-. .tjbill was Introduced tor Ike appointment Ol a Missouri i er Commission The bill t'i balance I be BC unt of South Caro lina with ihc Government for araaa paaaed Mso the bill to establish a branch of the Soldiers' Home. Mr. Slater addrcsso I the ' nato on the bill to forfeit unearned lands of itu Nor hen Pact He gia it and moved ka re ference to tbe Committee lau Lands, it was ordered that the bid li. on the table. Tlietiank 1 uptcv bill was flirt her dlseusse 1 . . . The House wi nl lii'o comas ttee on the pension apt r prt "II hi bill and adopted one or two amen Intents PERSONA L AND POLITICAL. District attoknky a. t. k.vans, of the Western District of Texas, was examined before the Springer CoSBBsttteS on the 12th, end advocated a change from the fee sys tem to salaries for United States Attorneys and Marshals. Afil Klci, the filibuster, has been received ivith considerable cordiality in some purts of Cabs, Volunteers have joined his standard to the ntitnlier of 1,4 K, and lie has reached the mountain district so often be fore known as the stronghold of reliellion. What was apparently nn Insignflcnnl fili bustering expedition lias develops 1 into nn insuireetinii which inav prove formida ble. A stati k, of Ganibetta was unveiled at Cohoes, France, on the Mt.h. K3CHAXL IIavitt and Charles DnwsOS were presented with the freedom of the 'if y of Limerick on the 11th. I UK. announcement has tieen received of the death of Dr. Poggo, the German ex plorer, at Paul de Irritants 1tm March 17. An attempt Was made on the 14th to as sassinate the President of Guatcntala. The decree of the Empress of China de grading the Chinese Prince Kung states that he accepted bribes and aimed at Mipreme power. UrpoJDi TfnN has reached the Navy Ds parltnent that a rumor prevailed at St. .lohns, N. F., that the Ureely party had been rescued from a mass of floating ice by the crew of a whaling schooner. Recent additions to the retired list of the army include Lieutenant-Colonel David H. Brolherton, Twenty-fifth Infantry, and Major Kdward Ball, Seventh Cavalry. The Crown Prince of Austria has gone on a visit to Turkey. Cakiunai. I.eimh ikiw ski has resigned the Archbishopric of Posen. The Pope has ac cepted the re-ignation. It transpires that the defalcation of Oiurch, the Treasurer of Troy, N. Y., ex ceeds !j.'0,0 0. 1 If E President has appointed Chas. E. Coon, of New York, to succeed John C. New as Assistant Secretary of the Treas ury. It was the crew of a sealer and not the reely party who were recently rescued from an ice floe. El M a 11 11 has issued a proclamat ion in which he urges (he tribes to blockade all roads and push the siege of Khartoum as a religious duty. On the 1Mb Minister Lowell represented American col leges at the ceremonies attend ing the celebration of Kdinburgh University tercentenary. CoMl' l mil.i.KR Knux will embark in the hanking lousiness May I. On the ltiih, the Pennsylvania Republi can Convention instructed for Ulaiue and Lincoln. Pit. Lvs, of Cornell University, is in Kansas investigating theji-attle plague. ON the III h, Thos. A. Hendricks arrived at Indianapolis alter a four month-' trip in Knrope. R w K 1 n f J lirni in Washington has pre ferred charges of fraud against Brigadier General D. G. Swaini. It is reported t hat Stanley is meditating an expedition across the African continent from Congo to the vmdan. THE Republicans of Illinois on the Irtth nominated Hiehard G. (Mick) Oglesby for Governor and N. C. Smith for Lieutenant Governor. Wm, Bliss, of Boston, and Sherman 8. lewett, of buffalo, are the new men in the New Vork Central directory. On ihe 16th the West Virginia Demo cratic State Convention adopted a resolu tion declaring Ti'den its choice for Presi dent. In the contested election case of Farrell apainst Paul, from Virginia, the House Committee on Elections will report in fa vor of Farrell. The removal of CollectoiOVickers of Key West is recommended by the President for rollusion with the filibusters. BSKBBAI Goriwin, writing under date of April (?, indicated that he was in no im mediate danger owing to dissensions in the enemy's camp. In a card published by General Badean be states that his resignation was not de ired by the Government at Washington nd tbat the Cajitai 11-General of Cuba bad expressed thanks for his course as Consul 'leneral. Zeuheh Pasha has declined the post nf Assistant Governor of the Soudan. Rateman, the Washington banker, has withdrawn his charges against uenerai swaim. Prix k FHEDKiur-K W11.1 i am of Prussia Brill not become President of the Prussian Council. On the 17th a proclamation was issued ffering 2'i,i.OO reward for the rescue of tbe Vreely uartv. ' . J Eliyl r. svn on application. WEATHERLY BROS., On the 16th Mrs. Adeline Green, of North Carolina, died at Bloomington, fit at the residence of her niece, the wife of tbe Hon. David Davis. Under instructions of the Court, Sheriff Davidson of New York, on trial for frauds, was acquitted. The departure of Emperor AVilliam for Wiesbaden has been deferred on account of the Empress illness. Minister Lowell, and M. De Lesseps re ceived the degree LI- D. at the Edinburgh University tercentenary. A O0SISU LYATKM has Iteen held by Gen eral Terry and General Sheridan regard ing the proposed concentration of military posts in Dakota. The Democratic Association of Indiana in Washington, I). C, formally announces McDonald's candidacy for the Presidential nomination. M i.t.K Coi imhiek, the writer of the book "Sarah Barnuru," has been committed for trial in I'arison a charge of outraging pub lic morals. Thocoh the Htar-route trial resulted in an acquittal. Attorney -General Brewster thinks it was not without its usefulness in searing the jobbers away from the Post oftice Department. On the 17th the House Committee on For eign Affairs took up the claim of John E. heelock for redress for outrages perpe trated by an officer of Venezuela, and the opinion is expressed that measures more vigorous than diplomatic correspondence will be necessary to secure justice. The Republicans of Tennessee on the 17th indorsed President Arthur's adminis tration, but gave no instructions to the Na tional delegates. CRIMES AND CACSFAL.TIES. The United States and Brazil Mail Steam ship Company's steamer, Reliance, is re ported lost. At Naples, Italy, a drunken soldier on the J4tb killed five of his comrartes and wounded three others by shooting them in their-dormitory. ( n th 14th a fire-damp explosion oc curred in a colliery near Elizabeth, Pa., killing two men and injuring others. TtfK conference of Osman Digna with the sheiks friendlv to the British failed to produce any pacific result. A DOUBLE lynching occurred in Breathitt County, Ky.,on the 14th, and more blood shed is likely to follow. On the l.'ith a train ran into a washont near Aekworth, (in., killing the mail weigher, engineer and fireman. TllK West Virginia squatters who re cently fired on a surveying party have served the County Assessor in the same way and killed his horse. A force will be sent into the mountains to subdue the re bellion. Waiiswhrth, Nev., was t itally de stroyed by fire on the l.Vh. At Grand Rapids, Mich., the wall of Hubbard's hardware store, recently burned, fell on the IStb, during a heavy gale, and crushed an adjoining dwelling occupied by Daniel Affeldt. Mrs. Affeldt, a three-year-old daughter and a boarder named Murphy were killed. On the 17th, a great conflagration was re ported at Rangoon, British Burniah. Near Newark, Pa., oi the 17t.h, a freight wreck resulted in the death of a man who was stealing a ride. Lorenzo Dimmk k, of the firm of Crosby ft Dimmick, Buffalo, N. Y., is under three charges of larceny. The amount involved is over $1R,000. MISCELI.ANFOri. is predicted that the great strike of It Fall River (Mass.) operatives will soon end. The shoe manufacturing firm of John Mundell & Co., of Philadelphia, Pa., have discharged all their hands, i.v,i in number, in conseipi'-nce of their rein -a I to accept a re duction in wages. The clearing hosM transactions last week indicate a heavy decline iu the ag gregate as compared with the correspond ing week last year. Ttmuc is t ilk in England of disbanding the Egyptian army to lighten the financial burden, or at least to make a larger part of the revenue available for payment of the debt. The United States Supreme Court de cides, in the patent case of Hoe agains. Scott, that M appeal is allowed from a decision of the Commissioner of Patents to the Secretary of the Interior. ON the 1 ith a destructive wind and rain storm passed over portions of Mississippi. Vicksburg, Grenada and West Point were quite severely visited. Fok March, 1SSI, the values of exports of domestic cattle, hogs and lo?f, pork and dairy products was $S,6UlNB; for tbe same Mont of I88K, IO,4:4,;i"; for three months ended March U, ls-4f fSiLjfCTJHS, against $31,905,190 tor the corresponding period last year; lieef and pork products for the five months ended March Si, ISS4, $33,431, 00 , against $4K,0In,0J for the same tini; in 1083; dairy products for the eleven months ended March HI, I8B4, (ISfM, (MS, against li,!:i,H7i for the corresponding months of I88.L The long strike of the coal miners at Atizin, France, is ended. On the 14th an unusually high stage of water was reported in the St. Lawrence River at Montreal. The water was up to the doors of dwellings in many cases. DismtiiKR continues to spread in Cuba. For 11 newspapers in Norway have been summoned for libeling the Crown. ON the l.'ith Thos. L. Shields broke jail at Charlotte, N. C, by digging through a brick wall. The Missouri State Grand Iodge Knights of Honor will hereafter hold bi ennial sessions. The Iroquois Club of Chicago, held its annual banquet the evening of the loth at the Palmer House. The French occupied Hong IToa without opposition on the PJth. The French fleet has seized Ainoy to secure the indemnity. In the Monougahela Valley coal mines a shut-down is regarded as imminent. Thjc Home Department of the British Government will undertake the prosecu tion of the dynamiters. An attack on a Protestant congregation on the IS h, at Carbonnear, N. F., has been followed by further fighting. The Supreme Court of Ohio has granted leave to file a petition in error to test the constitutionality of the Scott law. English and French detective are working together on the dynamite plots and it Is believed have secured full infor mation. The. Cuban authorities exercise stric censorship over all news sent irom Hav ana, and dispatches are delayed in the most aggravating manner. The Fioo I Relief Committee at Cincin nati is sJbosd to close its labors. It has re ceived 1H4,000, and has on hand $6,000 un expended. The proposed new Russian loan of 15, 000,600 for railroad construction is looked on as a movement to consolidate the inter nal affairs of the Empire. Tiik Catholic Bishops in Canada have jietitioned the Government to interfere to prevent the Italian Government from carry ing out its designs upon the propaganda at Rome. Gkk.at excitement exists in China over the latest French advance. The Govern ment is degrading and punishing all the Chinese officers who are In any way re sponsible tor the failure to oppose the invaders. " Publishers. For February the Union Pacific Railroad earnings show a decrease of $125,355 gross and $318,819 ne'. The gros: oarmng for February were $ 1,5 '7,t?rs, against Lti7:i,'.'i-'l last year; the net earnings were .'Pi,7ti last year. On the night of the 15th two thousand people attended a musical festival in New York given under the auspices of a society for the preservu'ion of the Irish language. Or the 15th about sixty Mormon mission aries to Europe left Salt Lake City, Utah, for their various fields of labor. The commbtee investigating the Police Department of New York in its prelimin ary report recommends that the Depart ment be included in the bill to reform the Civil Service in cities of the State, now on passage through the Legislature The Washington monument is to be com pleted November I. Ihe reported bank defalcation at New ton, la., amounts to 424,000. Tbe authorities of Cuba are arming la borers on public roads. The Straits of Mackinaw are open for navigation though still full of broken ice, At Newcastle, Pa., employes of four fur naces have struck for an advance in wiges. On the 10th the steamship Farada3' saifed for INova Scotia with 1,100 miles of the Hennett-Mackey cable. On-the ltiih nine thousand employes of the St. Paul Road attended the funeral of their Assistant General Superintendent. A contest is to be made ovor the will of the late Mrs. V. G. Stone, of Boston, which gives trL'oOIOO to charitable institutions Ten thousand colored men were in line 011 the 10th, at the celebration of the eman cipation anniversary in Washington. Considerable excitement prevails at Shelby, Mich., over recent discoveries of gold in that vicinity in paying quantities. It is found on bed-rock, at a depth of eighty feet. The bill to prohibit the issue of Treasury notes of less than 45 and to provide for the issue of one, two and three dollar silver certificates will be reporteil favorably to Congress. in the 16th in a bogus butter prosecution in St. Louis, Mo., before Judge Noonan, test imony was given to the effect that deal ers could obtain manufactured butter with any desired percentage of foreign fat iu it and that the transactions in the imitation tire on an enormous scale. The Arkwright Club of cotton manu facturers at a meeting in Boston on the 16th, resolved to reduce working hours in May and June ten per cent. The Troy (N. Y.) Molded' Union has ac cepted a reduction of twenty per cent., and all the foundries will start up at oucj, after a d ad-lock of two months. On the pith the Queen of Tahati arrived in New York, en route for home. DAMAGING freshets are reported from Maine. Booms and bridges have been washed away, and many mills have been compelled to stop. in the ir.-h the fourteenth annual meet ing of the Women's Board of Foreign Mis sions of the Presbyterian Church began its sessions in New York. Thk people of Manitoba are threatening secession in good earnest. A P' i .i SO plan is under consideration by the National Flint and Lime Glass Associa tion. A case of cholera resulting fatally w-as reported on the 17 h as having occurred on a British troop-ship in the Suer. Canal. Mexico is trying to effect a loan of 20, 000,000 w ith the Franco-Egyptian Bank. The coal companies in the an'hracite re gion have decided to restrict production during the year. Thk California wheat crop it is estimated will be sixty per Cent, greater than last year. A cordon has been formed by the United States Navy around Key West to prevent the sailing of any more filibusters. At Braddook, Pa., on the 17th, a serious riet occurred between Hungarian and Pol ish rolling-mill hands. Citizens turned out and quelled the riot. On the 17th the Senate Committee on Commerce indorsed the President's recom mendation for dismissal of the Key West Collector on account of sympathy with the Cuban insurgents. NaVAL officers may carry a pretty high hand over the men on An tic expeditions, but the sailors take vigorous revenge when they get before a Congressional committee. Continued activity prevails among the Fenian agents in Paris, who are said to re ceive considerable supplies of money from America. Ihe English police claim to have annate substantial discoveries. LATE NEWS ITEMS. in tiie aeiiate on the Jttu the newspaper copyright bill was reported adversely and placed on the calendar. A bill was intro I iluced requiring money order receipts to I bo paid into the Treasury. The Post-office ! appropriation bill passed. It appropriates j 40,725,4 JO, being f3,4.r!,5tHl more than as it ; came from the House. Eulogies upon the late representative lierndon were pro nounced and the Senate adjourned to Mon day In the House the bill passed to bridge the Missouri at Sibley, Mo. The b. 11 limiting to two years tho , time for be ginning prosecutions under the internal revenue law- also passed. A night session was neiu lor consideration ot pension bills. Another French victory in Tonquin is reported. Thkkk were 257 deaths from cholera at Calcutta last week. El Mahiu has been sending proclama tions into Mohammedan India. Anothkr gold excitement has broken out in the vicinity of Pike's Peak. The export of dynamite from Havre to , England continues unchecked. The Northern Pacific Company expects to earn $13,00 ,iJ0 in the present fiscal year, j Trevelyan, Chief Secretary for Ireland, travels with a guard of detectives. A posse of revenue officers captured ten : moonshiners in Casey and Green Counties, Ky., on tne 18 h. Governor Hoadlt of Ohio is to deliver ' the commencement oration before the Yale ' Law School. The Kilkenny convention of the Irish I National League has reaffirmed its alle giance to Parnell. A teleoraph operator's neglect caused a collision on the Pan-Handle Road near i Wheeling, W. Va., on the 17th. An order has been issued at Rome ex empting from sale the property of the American College. TnE Huntsville t Ala. Court rules that Dick Lid lil is a competeut witness to tes 1 tify against Frank James. A break in the San Joaquin levee at Lathrop, Cal., threatened n,UO0 seres of growing wheat. Zebehr Pasha is willing to go to the Soudan under authority of the Khedive, but not subject to General Gordon. The New York Excise Board has refused to license Harry Hill's th-a er. which has been running thirty years. Thkodork Hoffman was hanged on the 18th at White Plains, N. Y. Willis Hodges was hanged at Eastman, Ga. There were IGO failures in the United States in the seven days ending the lsth, and sixteen in Canada, being thirty-eight less than during the preceding week. Chas. A. Spacldinq having been ar rested for theft in New Haven, Conn., shot himself five times on the 18th, inflicting fatal wounds. BOLIVAR, TENN., THURSDAY, APRIL 24, 1884. .SOUTHER (iLEAMNGS. A double murder was committed a few nays ago near rilcumona, a., it is sup posed by Jack Thornton, colored, of his wife and baby. Thornton was und-ar indictmeu lor seduction and married his victim aiarie ijienii, tne day previous, to escape legal results. He is still at large. Two negroes, Lewis Carter and Clark Thomas, got into a difficulty on the levee at lcksburg. Miss., a few mornings since during which Thomas pulled his gun and shot Carter, the ball entering Carter's left breast above the heart, inflicting an ugly but not dangerous wound. Thomas wa lodged in ial in default of $500bbnd. Car ter was lined $15. Near Chico, Tex., a few nights ago, oana or armed men went to the home o Smith Drew, a noted character, and with out passing any words commenced firing a fusilade at the building. Drew's nephew . . . laieiy irom Missouri, attempted to run from the house, when he was shot through the neck and instan'ly killed. There have been nine arrests, including some of the most respected citizens of the county. Estimates of the Josses by the forest fires in North Carolina vary widely. The damage to farm-houses is light, but to fenc nig neavy. jwucn lumDer w as burned in Moore County. In the lower counties tur pentine farms are considerably damaged but not to the extent of affecting the trade except in the region swept over. The tur pentine yield will be disminished, but not enough to affect the market. At a recent meeting of the Legislative Council, of Memphis, Tenn., the ordinance which closes barber-shop, on Sunday was amended so as to permit the shops to keep open until 1J a. m. After five days' publi cation the ordinance was to'go into effect and citizens would then be able to get clean Sunday shave. Ihe wholesale grocory house of C. H Allyn & Co., at Corsicana, Tex., was de stroyed by lire a few mornings since. The safe w as recovered from the ruins and th contents were found intact. Loss, $41,500; insurance, : 32,3)0. Tue adjoining building occupied as a saloon by C. R. Barch, was aiso toiany destroyed. insurance on building, .5..V.0: valued at $7,0. A few nights ago the two-story framt building known as Good Templar Hall, in Denison, Tex., burned to the ground. It was occupied by S. B. Lake as a carriage shop, and contained a stock of new and second-hand vehicles, part only of which were saved. The origin of the fire is a mystery. This is the third time Mr. Lake has burned out in that city. . I. Dowda has been sentenced to the Georgia Penitentiary for seven years at Decatur for kidnaping. Dow da is a school teacher, sixty -three years of age and wear ing a flowing beard. He taught in litiio nia a year ago, wnere nis attentions to a thirteen-year-old pupil, Miss Ragdale, de veloped into unholy love. Eloping one night with the child he led the officers iiveiy race irom place to place, and was not captured until alter he had reached South Carolina, where he had married the girl at midnight. George Long, one of the parties who es caped from the Madison County (Ga.) jail a few weeks ago, was run down by his pur suers and his capture effected after cons id ernble picket-firing from double-barreled hot-guns. He received several shots; twi in the back of the head, one in the right ear me in the left arm, and others. Long had a large navy six-shooter and a small pistol with six chambers well filled, giving him twelve rounds. He is now chained in jail. Alabama is now the leading producer ol pig-iron in the South. The recent forest fires in Georgia havi. caused a loss of $50,000 to the State. Canteloupe planting is the craze among the farmers around Austin, Tex. It is said that over two hundred ounces if morphine are sold annually by a drug store at Washington, Ga. The propriitor of a hotel at Keowee, S. C, is engaged in preparing a large storm- pit for the benefit of his guests in case of a cyclone. Tbe Illinois Central Road has completed a branch of forty miles from Jackson. Miss., to Yazoo City, and will soon run regular trains. The colt Farondale, entered for tbe Louisville Derby, ran away a few days ago and fell, fatally injuring his jockey. W. W. Taylor committed suicide at Gaines villejrex., a few nights ago by taking morphine. Family trouble is supposed to have lieen the cause. One Friedman, a Russian Jew peddler, was fatally stablied at Nashville, Tenn., by an unknown person a few nights ago. Tensas and Concordia Parishes, La., tbouih badly overflowed, will probably be able to raise a cotton crop. The water is slowly draining off. The Executive Committee of the Re publican Whig Party of Georgia has is sued a call for a convention to meet May 1, for the nom'nation of State officers and Presidential electors. A few days since Charles Sanders, a colored young man of Fort Worth, Tex., went home, took a pistol from his pocket and remarked to his sister as he sat down: "Would you like to see me kill myself?" She told him: "No, put it away." He put the pistol to his forehead and sent a ball through his brain, dying almost instantly. Stephen Moore, a Wichita Falls (Tex.) cattle man, was killed a few days ago by Ben Shankliu. The killer escaped. He is described as five feet nine inches high, light complexion, blue eyes and sandy mus tache. Moore was rich and formerly re sided at Dallas. A reward of !,1,000 is of fered for the capture of Shanklin. Captain Alf. G. Tuther, of Memphis, Tenn., has been missing for several days. The gentleman is widely known, and has a wife and four children in Memphis. Cap tain Tuther was Adjutant-General under General James C. Veatch, who commanded the Federal forces in Memphis during 1?H4. He afterwards marched to the sea with Sherman, and was a popular officer in the army. This is a cyclone year in earnest. It is estimated that the peanut crop ol the South this year will be worth $3,000, 0J0. At Wharton, Tex., a few days ago, C. S Bythewood, an esteemed young citizen, was shot and killed by James L. Mattison, a professional gambler. The men met in a saloon. Mattison remarked: "I can whip any man in Wharton County." Bythe wood asked if he referred to him, where upon Mattison opened fire with a revolver, shooting him five times, twice through the heart, and then ran to s railroad bridge across the Colorado River, about half a mile distant, and escaped. The Atlanta (Ga. building at the New Orleans World's Exposition is to cost Franklin County, Go., is agitated over a sensational suicide. Mr. and Mrs. Guilford Ritchie, but recently married, had taken a position among tbe leading families of the county. An estrangement sprang up be tween the couple, the causes of which gave food for much gossip and the husbnnd's supposed belief in which proved too much for the wife. The culmination was reached several days ago, when Mrs. Ritchie pur chased a large quantity of strychnine, with which she committed suicide. Crops in the region about Marshall, Tex., are reported well advanced and in fine condition. - 1 . DOWN IN THE WASHOUT. Two Trains on the Western Atlantic Rail road Wrecked by Washouts Canned by tbe Recent Storms Several Lives Lost and Many Persons Id j tired. Chattanooija, Tsnn., April 16. Heavy rains Mondasr caused two acci dents on the Western & Atlantic Railroad early yesterday morning. The first oc curred about three o'clock at Moon Sta tion. One of the fills had washed out for about 100 yards near the station, and the passenger train which left at 10:55 o'clock ran into the washout. The engine turned over as it plunged headlong down the em bankment, followed by the passenger coaches. The mail car took tire and burned rapidly, the flames spreading to the other cars and every coach except the sleepers were wrapped in, flames. The scene was appalling. The cries of the wounded could be heard in appeals for aid. Those who had escaped uuhurt from the flames did what they could to save those unable to extricate themselves from the ruins. The sleepers were saved by the continued exertion on the part of the passengers and train men. The wires being down it is Impossible to obtain full details. The following is the list of killed and wounded so far as learned. Mail Agent Ed Ware, burned to death in the car. Engineer James Everett, fatally in jured. Fireman, name not learned, killed. Baggage-master T. T. Harkius, badly bruised and mashed; will recover. James Gillespie, mail accent, badly bruised on the head and burned; wiil die. Besides these there were some ten or fifteen passengers injured more or less, none of them, however, serious!'. It was reported that Conductor James was killed, but that is doubtless a mistake. Tl! porter on the sleeper, name unknown, was seriously injured. The train was running a little slower than its regular time, but it wss impossible to see the washout on the curve until the train was right into it. Special trains went out at once to the scene of the acci dent, aud those who were injured were brought in. A SECOND DrSASTKB. Another terrible accident occurred to freight train No. 8 about the same hour on the Western ft Atlantic Railway, south of Big Shahty. This acci dent was also caused by the wash ing out of an embankment by the heavy rains. The trains, making the usual time, had come upon the point where the track had been washed aw ay, and before it could be stopped the engine plunged in and the cars were derailed and turned over. Kngtneer McDonald was instantly killed, as was the fireman, whose name conld not be learned. No one on the freight train was injured. The wreckers have not been able to recover the bodies of McDonald aud his fireman, they being buried beneath tho rut 11s and debris. IMI'E.MUNG HOSTILITIES. The Lynching of Two Murderers la Brea thitt County, Kentucky Lead to an Kx. eeedingly Strained Condition of Affairs Bloodshed Liable to Result Between Friends of the Murderers and the Lynch ers. LKXIfCOTOir, Kv., April IS. Fears are entertained of a serious out break and civil war in Breathitt County consequent upon the lynching early last Wednesday morning at Jackson, the County seat, of Henry Kilburn and Ben Strong, colored, accused of assassinating Wm. Thorp in January last. Just before his death Thorp declared Kilburn shot him, and was accompanied by another white man and a negro. Kilburn and Strong had an examining trial and were held for murder at the April term of the circuit Court now in session. An or ganized party from the country broke into the jail shortly after midnight, brought out Kilburn and Strong and hanged them to the Court-house portico, pinning to the bodies a notice forbidding their re nioval till nine o'clock. The whole affair was over in less than half an hour. Strong was little more than a boy, but Kilburn was a man of fifty years aud leaves a wife and family. He is credited with the death of eight men. He has numerous friend u the county, who uniting with those ol Strong have organized aud armed them selves for vengeance upon the lynchers and in utter defiance of the officers oi the law in general. A bloody fight may break out at any moment between the two forces, both of which are composed of determined and dauntless men. The latest information is that Judge Riddle will probably not be able to take his seat, owing to the excitement iu and around Jackson, when the opposing f sc ions are liable to meet during court at any hour and open a battle. Breathitt has never yet had a hanging ami the popu- ar feeling over this disgraceful mode of removing Kilburn and Strong is intense, and is, of course, being fomented as much as possible by Kilburn's friends in order to gather strength to their own side, snd increase the detestation of the people against the lynchers; but they, too, are upheld by an opposing sentiment of rude justice, ami there is no knowing at present how far the trouble will spread or how it will end. The chances point strongly to the shedding of more blood, and the general upheaval of the whole -.ounty. ord was received last night that the xcitement ill Breathitt County over the lynching of Henry Kilburn and Ben Strong is increasing. Kilburn's friends are gathering! in large numbers aud threatening vengeance against the lynch ers, snd an outbreak is expected. It is thought that Judge Kiddle will not be per mitted to hold court. A Tempest in The Tea-Pot. Lonuow, April 15. The greatest consternation and ex eitement prevails throughout China, and a general levy of Chinese troops has beeu ordered. The Empress has ordered the commander of the Chinese troops at Bac Ninb, together with the officers of his staff and leading line officers to be be headed for disobeying the orders of the War Department in not fortifying their rear so as to prevent a flank movement, and in not communicating to the depart ment that their force was not sufficient to cope with the French troops. A Cowardly Murder. Steeia'ii.i.b, Mo., Ap'i 15. On Saturday the dead body of Wm. C. Whltehouse was found in the Meramec bottoms, in Crawford County, riddled with buck-shot. He yvas to all appearances killed by Oliver L. Bell, with whom he had fonght a few kiys before. The men were partners in the ownership of Wilson's mills, on the Salem & Little Rock Road. Wbitebouse had been to Sligo Furnace. On his way home he was waylaid by Bell, who concealed himself behind a large tree and riddled Whitehouc with buckshot. t - 1 . . - INSTRUCTIVE STORMS. Portloai of Ueorria and Missianlppl Visited by Destructive Wind Storms Houses and Other Property Destroyed aud Many Per. sons Seriously Injmed. Columbcs, OA., April IS. A violent w ind and rain storm pased over the city Monday night. Rain fell H.l inches iu three hours. Lands were badly washed, but there is no serious loss of property and no lives lost. Muchiamage to property is reported from Auburn, Alabama. A special from Chipley, Ga., says a dis astrous cyclone swept over Harris County Monday night. The w ind storm struck Chipley about -'::i0 9. m. The first damage done was at the residences of George Williams and Mrs. Babbs, three miles southwest of Chipley, and from there to Mr. Culpepper's and T. J. Jenkins' places, where houses were blown down. Lee Alford was instantly killed at the latter place and his wife and three children badly hurt. Alford's body was found 150 yards from the house. Outhouses on Samuel Goodman's and Jno. B. Hastey's places were demolished. John Langford and son were badly hurt, and wife and child killed. Mrs. Mary Davis' residence was de molished. In the town of Chipley the residences of J. M. Kees, K. F. McGee, Dr. J. K. Thornton, A. J. Irwin, B. B. Waylor, K. A, Berner, A. P. Hampton and Laylleld were blown down or badly damaged. Thomas Champion yvas badly wounded aud Mrs. Champion slightly. E. F. McGee received severe internal Injury and his son was fatally wounded. Mrs. Laytield and sister were slightly hurt. - A. J. Irwin received severe internal in juries. Mrs. Langford was badly hurt. Dr. J. K. Thornton was slightly hurt. Ben Powell and son are reported killed. The storm passed in a northeast direc tion from (Shipley, nnd outhouses and part of Joe Dumas' residence were blown down. R. S. Turkman's place was demolished lake Powell's place was wrecked. Outhouses and residences on -Rev. Jas P. Jones' and Thos. L. Bowden's place were badly damaged. The last named places are near Warm Springs, where Bowdeu and wife were slightly wounded The destruction of property can hardly be estimated. The cyclone swepteverything in its path, and many miraculous escapes are reported. New Orleans, La., April lrt. A Tivtex-lk'mocrnt's Vaiden (Miss. special says: Blackhawk, eighteen miles west of here, was struck by a ev jlone Monday. W. W. Brewer's and K Chippen's dwellings and out-houses were totally destroyed. Brewer's daughter was seriously hurt. Dr. Ben F. KlttrelPa office was demolished. J. B. Streator's dwelling and saw-mill were unroofed and his stibles and out-houses de- stroyed. J. Jones' house and Pnrcell's shops were do- J. 1). stroyed. The residence and shops of li. II High Jordan, the Methodist District School buildings and Methodist Church were considerably damaged . M rs Hutchiuson's house was destroyed and her collar-bone broken. Much other property was destroyed, and a number of other persons were also seriously in jured, but names arc not given. JOHN BROWN'S SCAFFOLD. An Kaatern Yankee Thought There waa " Million In It," But it Proves to Be "An other Speculation Busted" The IMpoi tion of the Original .Structure. Vowd mi Lac, wis., April 15. An article In an eastern paper, stating that the scaffold upon which John Brown w as hanged has been purchased by an East ern speculator, has created considerable more interest in Fond du Lac than in some parts of the Union, though wher ever there are survivors of General Patterson's command of 30,000 men tnere tue same interest In the specu lator's purpose obtains. It is given out that the purpose of the alleged purchaser of the John Brown scaf fold is to cut it up into very diminutive pieces and sell the same as relics. A very interesting enterprise this is, to be sure, to people generally, butis especially engaging to survivors of Patterson's di vision, who remembered that between the 17th and 21st of July, 1811, they were participants in a raid on the only original John Brown scaffold, and that as a scaf fold it was then demolished root aud branch. The soldiers of this command were years ahead of the schemer the pa per refers to In cutting the scaffold into fragments for ielics. The pur pose was so strong to have a piece of the timbers, and the pur suit so searching, that when Patterson's division marched away not a splinter of the dimensions of a very much abbrevi ated lead-pencil was left of that scaffold which the eastern fraud is to sell so fast. Colonel C. K. Pier, Colonel T. H. Green, Captain Milt. Kwen, David Babcock, and T. 9. Strong, Jr., are among the Fond du Lac boys who can testify to the truth of this report, and the two first named gen tlemen have recounted the history of that raid on the John Browu scaffold very graphically in recent conversation. Each of these gentlemen and other soldiers ol Company I of the First Wisconsin, display relics of the early visit to Charleston, from which Patterson's command carried he scaffold piecemeal, but entire. Fatal Mining Accident. .! .pr. in. Mo., April 16. News came this morning of an ac cident at Lehigh, a mining camp eight miles west, late yesterday evening. Min ers named Jones and Brown were coining out of the mine together on the roie. The machinery got out of order and the men took a shoot at a rapid rate. The at tendant at the top of the shaft applied the brake and the machinery was checked with a sudden jerk, throwing the men from the rope to the bottom of the shaft, about fifty feet below. They were soor irought to the top, but fatally injured. Checkmating the Dynamiters. Paris. April IV In spite of Colonel Majcndic'i report it is now declared that the dyuamite used st Victoria Station was made at a factory between Amiens and Boulogne. Rumors are afloat that sn attempt will shortly be made to blow np one of tbe public buildings in London. The activity of the dynam iters continues unabated. They meet twice every week for the purpose of mak ing plans and preparations for future jutrages. It Is believed that the English ind French police are fully acquainted with their movements, and that every t iort wiil be made to counteract their ios. . VOL. XIX. NO. 36. ANOTHER WAYWARD MAIDEN Disappears from a Nt. I.oul Convent nt C'aunes a Temporary Sensation -she Seek Service A la Mary Churchill, But Ihe Newspaper Accounts of Her Kscapadc Leads to Her Restoration to Her Parents 8T. IsSfMt Mo., April 17. Another mysterious disappearance was developed this moruiug. The missing girl Is Miss Cora Weber, a vivacious, pretty brunette, who is described as ol such a comely and WKIX MCVKLOFED KiutM that she is readily accredited with algfe teen years of happy existence instead of the. flftcen she has actually experienced. She was sent to this city last New Year's day by her parents in Atchison, Kas , to begin a course of instruction at the Con vent of the Visitatlou. Yesterday morn ing she FAILED TO APl'KAR at breakfast, and the Sisters immediately notified Frederick Weber, of No. 80i Market street, an uncle of the young lsdv, and he telegraphed the facts to her par ents. They arrived on last iiinhfs 1 raid, and after consultation with Acting Chief Fruchte a reward of 100 was offered lor any Information that would lead to her recovery. A reporter w ho called at the Convent found the porteress commissioned by the Mother Superior to give all information that could be furnished. She said : "The last time she was seen in the Convent was yesterday at morning prayers, and we have no traces of her since that time. We have a half formed theory about the matter : At Easter the inmates of the Convent are allowed extra privileges, and go out more than usual. Last Thursday aflet noon Cora Weber went out and stayed all night with some relatives, but returned to the Convent on the following day and resumed her duties as usual. We had not the faintest suspicion of her until her sudden disappearance. We now think that daring Cora's absence from the Con vent she made plans to run awav." "She came to the convent Ihe 7th of January and appeared to be greatly pleased w ith the place and her treatment and said she was coming back next year. Last Thursday she came over and stop ped w ith her uncla's family here, and was returned by a member of the family Monday morning. She broke one of the rules of the institution. What one we do not wish to state just now, but it led to a reprimand and the Sisters made her write a confession of her fault. She begged not to have to tell us, but Ihe Sis ter was inexorable and, despite her en treaties that it be hidden from us she had to w rite. Her offense was not such as would have led to her expulsion, only a VIOLATION Of THE III I KS. After w riting the letter she showed a marked sadness, l-o tmn h so that her classmates called the attention of the Sisters to her condition. Tuesday morn ing about seven o'clock the Sister told her it was her hour to practice on the piano and she ran up stairs. A little later one of her classmates saw her in the hall with a water proof, or something like it thrown over her arm. She said, 'Where are you going, Cora?' and Cora told her tnat her aunt was dead, and thai she was going home. That was the last seen of her." 1 iik ia is 1 r itu r. Ht. Lotm Mo., April f. The lost girl lias been found and restored to her parents. Mr. E. L. Ligget, w ho Is a cashier for McCormick & Co., and a friend named Howland, who is living with him, saw the account of the disappearance of Cora Weber iu the papers snd instantly remem bered that a girl answering her descrip tion had beeu encaged at their home the night before. They went home and questioned Ihe girl, but did nol give her to understand that they knew who she was. About six o'clock last night they called at the resilience of her uncle, 15! Papin street, and asked permission to see a photograph of the missing girl. The picture was produced, and alter a glance at It they told the pa- reuts they knew where the young ludy was and would turn her over to them. The father of the girl accompanied them to 15;ii Wash street, where "Miss Cora" was restored to her parents. The scene was, of course, dramatic, and was accompanied by the usual lachrymosal manifestations Everybody wept, and after the tears had been w iped away Messrs. How land and Ligget were paid the 0100 reward. Miss Cora said she was sorry she had done it, ana men imrst out cryiiiK airain. 10 a reporter she said : "I did not like tin way they treated me at the convent, so I nadc up my mind to leave. After I reached Cass avenue I went to an intelli gence office on a street that 1 do not re member the name of. I did not have any money, but promised to pay some thing after I got a place. They told me about the place mid gave me the number. It was then afternoon and I was hungry. I went into t he house of a colored woman and asked her for something to eat and she gave, it to me, and then I came here and engaged to work for 010 a month. I would have gone to my friends If I hail thought such a fuss was going to be raised." The Sis ters say that there was a diamond ring and a pair of bracelets in the valise which she carried off, but she makes s vehe ment denial of this. Her parents attach a great deal of blame to the Sisters. The family are Presbyterians, and claim that Cora was urged to liecome a Catholic, and that because she refused to give up her own religion, she was persecuted by the Sisters. It will be recollected that Zerclda Garrison was also found in a Wash street house. Mr. Weber states that he will take his daughter back to Atchison to night. The Prank .James Case. Hcnthvim.e, Ala., April 1". Promptly upon opening of court the cast against Frank James was called. Defendant caine into court accompanied by his wife and two children, one six and tbe other four years old. When witnesses for (,ov rnment were called eight answered. Four absentees are on the way, to be ex amined upon arrival. When defendant's witnesses were called all eleven were present. Witnesses were put under tbe rule. There was considerable wrangling between attorneys. The jury is being examined. The Rocky Fork Murder. Ai.Tow, DfaV, April 17. Felix Henry, the self-confessed Itocky rk murderer, was arraigned for trial In the Circuit Court at Eilwards- iUe to-day. An immense crowd of olored people from all parts of the country was present. Henry s counsel read an affidavit to the effect that the principal witness for the prisoner, s swl dier named Morris, now stationed at Fort layes, Kan., by whom It Is expected to prove an alibi, cannot now be secured. They moved a continuance until the next terqi of court. The motion was granted. TERMR OF ADVERTISING : On MM of Htht llnoa, l so f,,r the. firs lnertion, and 75 cent for each subsequent insertion. One column, one year son on Hair column, one year 133 on Quartor column, one year 7A on Kljrhth column, one year 40 on One column, alz month i on Half column, alx month 75 on Quarter column, six months 40 on Eighth column. six month Sit on One column, three months , 7ft 00 Half column, thre months 40 on Quarter column, three month ca on Itrhth column, three month is on ci'et iai rates on application. ( I RHU S VIWi EEIMGS. One of the Berner .liirj Belates tiie s.,.pir. ions I'm lira Kuiployed to Bring; About n Verdict of Manslaughter Foreman shnn And Thres Others I'laced in nn I nenvl ahie Light. ClKCINN ti, 0 . April IT. The 1 ii and Jury, composed of sortie -l the est citizens, which is Investigating the late riot and the proceedings of the Berner .lury, has had the statement of Mctiulre, one of the jurors, to an sTsettfaf ' re porter made before a witness laid before them. MeGuIre says 1 "I am fortv three years old, an Irishman: have been livlakj in Glcndale since '08 have buried a wife ami six children ; have a wife and three children. I work as a hostler, gardener, etc.; 1 worked seven years In ( ilemla le ; have had much trouble in the past lr years. Three years ago I lost my lions , valued at 01,000, by m storm j hae been iu poor health. I was drawn, qnaliOed and served as a juror iu the BertMI mur der trial. After we retired to the jurj room a ballot was immediately suggested by Foreman Shaw, who asked me and the others to vote 'not guilty.' I did not exactly understand liitn, when be si id II was merely to see how It would work. Shaw, Harmeyer and Dslhthan wrote on a number of slips of paper nnd gave me one. Mine read 'not guilt.' I don't know what was on the others. I voted it but drew It out and voted sillily 'murder first degree.' I don't reim-mln r what was the result. On the third ballot I think tin? vote stood eight guilty, bun for manslaughter. I asked Shaw II that was not for guilty. He said no. I refused to vote nuy more that (Saturday) night and we retired. The others played card- for money. Some Whispered UlUg tin 111 selves. Harnieycr, Shaw, Phillip- aud (iallagher stuck together and seemed trying to talk the others over. There was no open debute, but continued Whispering before taking ballots The four men named wanted to vote Sunday morning; I refused, wanting to think. I had slept near an open w indow tturoagtl w hich the escaping gas entered and had a bad headache, tin the next ballot tilings were badly mixed. I voted llrst degree. Juror Merrill voted second degree. I suggested tbat we all vote guilty and make a ( lean job of it. He stin k In the second degree. Shaw tried to convince me once that no jury had reached man slaughter, but I would not have It. We sent once to ask the Judge If w e n mid find him guilty and throw him on the mercy of the Court. He answered es, but Shaw and three others said they did nd want it so ami would not have it. I ftsfced to look at the confession. Shaw refused. He was a good talker and soon talked th' other fellows out of their opinions I stuck out to the last ballot. It -fore thb was cast Shaw and the other- wrote (Ig lire three over the word "llrst," so is In make the ticket read, "murder, third degree." We voted them They Held there was a verdict of "manslaughter," and rushed us out into mil I had a notion in writ to the Judge, but did not; was nil alone, as they were all strangers. I did sot vote as I wanted to or I should ha e i oti d flrst degree. When I refused to yield V shaw's request, he told me it wou'd please the Judge and the people 1 h four men stuck together from the first Shaw, Harmeyer, Phillips and Dellihin I ami others were forced Into a man slaughter Verdict against OUT wills. - a- A KAII ON THE HE A HS. A 1'srt j of Chli'RKo I'riivlnlini Men Mnke Itaid on Ihe Beais In the Wheat I'll nnn ict Awny hi. a If u(e .SenliV lever Cinliahy. Cim-Mio, I1.1,., Apt II I" Have the Milwaukee and the Hobbt nrowd sold their wheat? everybody In quired yesterday. At first the little trailers thought they bad ; oil TTlldUl Srtsj they were sure they had. Yesterday mn-t people admitted that they knew nothing about It. There were some very ttlUUg buyers in tl.e wheat pit in the mmn Ing. The opening was weak. May wheat at one time selling down to eighty-three and seven-eighths r;ents. The weather was tine and the. feeling decidedly bearish; all at, oner there was a metatnorphosls. The scalp ers, who had been disputing over eighths tad quarter, suddenly dropped theli haggling. They all turned buyers, and nnxlous buyers, too. They did not stand on small fractious, but In a twinkling bid the price up from eighty ) hi ee and seven Bights cents for May to elghly-llve and s half cents. SIX WANTKII IT. From being very uncertain and ewn h little bearish the temper at ouce became very bullish. Kverybody wanted w seat. The shorts became frightened. The (el lows who have been persistent bulls dm Ing tin- thirty-cent decline, and who were on the point of giving up hope, whirled about and acted as if now tlnally the ad raaee had begun, and that US loss the ut most sjieed WSg used the stuff would ud raaee too fast and get away from them The cause for this sudden con version w i a scalp successfully made by a provision crowd presumably acting under the direetioa Of Oidahy. When w heat Bjrai at Its lowest early In the morning a crowd of provision brokers made their appearance and uuiclly picked up about one million bushels of w heat. 'I he Bgj ures advanced under this buying, 11 ml continued to advance long after the Inn ing ceased, under the Influence nf the purchasing of the shorts, who bad taken fright. Tint theory la-t BtgJd WMM that the wheat bought by tin; provis ion traders in the forenoon ai ne. and thereabouts was all sold out at above OOe. It Is net down as a huge, succensful Mc.ilr, liv 11. ., l very clever operator, Cudahy Another Coal Mlae Horror. Mt. CiSJSTSM, Va , April 17. An explosion took plocc late last even ing In the Pennsylvania colliery, at Ghresa Ridge. While the men were hard at work. the accumulated gas Ignited from a naked lamp, and a terrific explosion occurred, fatally burning John Drakosky, I'et. 1 Entrix, Michael Mexeval, laborers, and seriously Injuring John Orsham and Samuel Menken, contractors. The res cuers found the men In total darlin ss Mexeval and Entrix were found creeping up the slope ho badly burned that the tlesh wss hanging from them In shr. ds. All of the victims were unmarried. Ter. litem, ry of KdlnbitrKh I'nlversHy. Kin N nr UOM, ,irtl IT The celebration of the tcrceateasri and foundation of Kdinburgh 1 niv erslty. which began on Tuesday, continued tin HI to-day. A large number of prominent gentlemen were present, among whom were Minister Ixiwcll, who represents Harvard, Yale and Cornell I nlv erslties snd the Smithsonian Institute; I'rofes sor Green, of Princeton, N. J. ; M. le- Iessepa, Principal Hawson of McGIII University, Montreal; Prof. Brlggs, of the-Union Theological Seminary, M Y., sod prof. Venable. of Virginia.