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Wasxh. weather baa given corn and cotton a boom. Qmm Yiotobia is la and hearty weighing 200 pounds. Qajubaldi's body bore scars of ten gunshot, and one bayonet, wounds. Dbxawaks promises to give the ooun try the largest peach crop ainoe 1875. Tn army worm is the object npon which th farmer may brash his corses this year. PHRtADKLPHiA is taking steps toward the cods traction and adoption of an electric railway. Stock of the Bank or Ireland sells at 819 that is higher than stock of the Bank of England. In thb destruction of the barley crop, is it poMible that the army worm, too, is fighting the brewers T Brrwixw the army worm and the weather there is little preference. The one seems to augment the other. Brxcs her marriage Sarah Bernhardt is not popular, although she is perhaps as good an actress as she ever was. The census returns in Japan shows nearly a million more men than women. This is not a usual thing for old settled countries, Pobtwfs of 'Washington's farewell ad dress are published in a French news paper as appropriate to the condition of that country. Bobrst Boinm, the New York Ledger man, baa $382,000 forested in horse flesh, for his prirate use and to gratify a per sonal ambition. Lit m say to our Christian friends that Mr. Boecher has taken to playing bil liards. He keeps .a table in his house for the purpose. On hundred and ten thousand per sons, orer Iwentv thousand of them women and girls, used the free baths in New York last week. A Miss Chamberlain, of Cleveland, Ohio, is creating a sensation in London as a professional beauty. Bear in mind that she is an Ohio girL Wl ars informed that the Star Boute trials are finally in progress. The trouble will be to get them to end at least sat isfactorily to the people. Thb New York &'un tells of a man who sent a written note to an apothecary for offsallejrasset. He wanted ozalio acid. He had a bod spelL Suboxoh Woodward, TJ. 8. A., one of the attending physicians on President Garfield, is reported to be in a hopeless condition at Nice, from brain fever. i 1 This year1 graduates at West Point are said to be better waltzers than those of any former class for years. In a mil itary point of view this is important. Lkasvillb exults over the fact that there has not been a natural death in that city for two weeks. A natural death out there, by the way, is a death by shooting or stabbing. Thb condition of crops is good in France, Oermany, and Holland. Bains have improved prospects in Southern Rossis. Cold weather has checked veg etation m England. V, m U Tai Atlanta Constitution speaks correctly, Basra reapers have been sold in Georgia, hs yae than the entire cot ton bett. possessed one year ago. If true, this is a good thing for the State.. BnimiMTilABQW he can't com plain of! the treatment he is receiving in the Albany Penitentiary, only be would like to get oat. . Being imprisoned is the meanest feature of the whole thing. - . ' , '' Mb, TTmd, of Newburg, N. . Y., lost 450,000 km, one how 4 a game of poker snd is nsns arsatkig, a fuss ail aver the. eonbne MV. it Ofr. Weed doesn't seem to know now to play the game." Thb Chinese Government wQl return fifty students to American eolletres. hav ing discovered their removal was a mis take. It seems that the meaner we treat China feebetter they will think of us. Uk-rnm Hiwrr. of rhfladlphia,- left a wilk. beqasathing $180,000 for the founding of ire law library, and $10 weeMaiifc alstersw-. Thns-ba- loved the pubye7a man, better than he did Miss BmaBiUDXjf ia said to be the only female N wQmw4 officer ; in, the country. She has v Inst been TreMufer Of the Waynesburg and Wash ington pauroed. In Pennsylvania, and ia acting sr aymaats. r - i p 1 , " , - Thb Calhofio TkUgraph thinks that the mostsfulacU of Garibaldi's life were tin sssarand candle factory on Staten Ishtod,' and; teaching Americans to make -oaoaroni. The Telegraph has s high appreciation of a great statesman and liberator. Thb Tariff Commission, appointed by the President, does not seem to have been a "happy" one. Appointments con rented npon the State of New York nave been respectfully declined. New York is not altogether patterning after HiUOW KM. bt. Jon DaWrrr, D. D., of the Tenth Presbyterian Church, Philadel phia, resigned the pastorate of that church, paying him $0,000 a year, to accept a .professorship in Lane Sem inary, Ulncinnat., at $3,000. But thin is only one case in a million. A Loitpoir scientist predicts that the time is not far ahead of us when elec tricity will be stored so successfully and cheaply that little' boxes of it will be used to propol tricycles, and people will journey about the country by that method rather than by rail,' J -- Whim ia to be made independent of the corn crops. . A number of railroad men are buying timber lands, and are going to- make whisky out of smoke. This is a question which requires the im mediate attention of the foresters. In a few year rain will be unknown. A ootbktobabt whose patriotism is bubbling over in fond anticipation of a Fourth of July celebration, says : Thar Is going to be more of 4th of Jn ' ftorioasjalyla this eonntry this year than the oldest inhabitant ever saw before. Tie well. We whlpoed 'em. We oaa do It again. Ifthet VOLUME X. don't kick nor bite. Tarn loose the whang doodles and let toe rockets lis. Lahptox, of the Louisville Courier- Journal, has become something of a political punster. He turns his attention to affairs in Pennsylvania as follows: Cameron A Son, saooeMors to Wm." Fenn. Attention is called to the varied reanurees of oar State. Every sdalt mala allowed to vote (or ns. Onr own Legislation in session every year. Head lor circular. An edict signed by the Czar, and pub lished in the official Gazette of St. Peters burg, virtually bankrupts every wealthy Jew in Russia. It provisionally suspends all payment for contracts or debts due to Jews, prohibits them from settling outside towns and villages, and other wise provides for their speedy extirpation throughout Czar do m. Afteb a serious illness of one of the jurors in the Malley case, the trial has been resumed, but the interest in the proceedings has- wined. There is no probability of a conviction of any of the parties who stand charged with Miss Cramer's outrage and murder, although there is little doubt in the minds of any who are familiar with the facts and tes timony, ss to their guilt. CHiidtojr Dickbbson, aged seventy- five. of Danville. N. J., was bitten by a mad dog last March. His wife was also bitten. ' The woman who treated them advised Dickerson to abstain from the use of tobacco, which he did until re cently, when he resumed indulgence of the weed, and died. Mrs. Dickerson, who, it is presumed, does not use to bacco, has not been affected. The Drummer, after careful observa tion, throws out the following hints to girls: If a vonne man truly loves von. he will al ways be oniewhat embarrassed when with yon. If s yonng man is not interested in yon at first sight, the cbances are five to one against yon. If a fellow continues to glance at yon lie is interested in yon ; if be hastily averts his gaze when yon catch his eye, the chances are that he's a gentleman ; but if, instead, he smiles at yon, yon may know that he is only a "masher." HuxiiST compares Darwin to Socrates, saying there was in him the same desire to find some one wiser than himself, the same belief in the sovereignty of reason, the same ready humor, the same sympa thetic interest in all the ways and works of men. Just so, Professor Huxley; but do you suppose if they had found men wiser than themselves, either one of them would have admitted it? From France an extraordinary tri cycle journey is reported to have been made by the Vice President of the Lyons Bicycle Club, accompanied by his wife. They traveled in one of the two-seated tricycles from Lyons to Nice, Genoa, Borne, and Naples, and home again, through Florence and Turin. The entire distance is about 2,300 miles, and they averaged between fifty and sixty miles day. Thb quicket time on record in a di vorce suit was made last week at J ort Wayne. A wealthy farmer named J. T. Gilbert drove to town with his wife, and she handed in an application for freedom on the ground of cruelty. The couple then agreed that the wife should have $1,000 in cash, new false teeth every three years, half the furniture, fruit, and milk, and two-thirds of the children. Both appeared in court, and the divorce was at once granted. Thb Mohammedan populace of Egypt 1 getting more excited and fanatical every day. Europeans are leaving the country by thousands, and more trouble is expected. Under the circumstances it is only a matter of life and death with Europeans. Many who are in good circumstances, prosecuting a lucrative trade, voluntarily leave all for the sake of ridding themselves of uncertainties that must ultimately result in ruin and death. Afteb all, the Keely motor is a fraud. Says the Scientific American: The truth is that "the secret" was divulged long ago. The power exhibited by the motor is mmnlv that of compressed air introduced surreptitiously by pipes which connect it with a condenser. . Perhaps the company who have in vested so heavily in the motor, and have been patiently waiting for years to real ize their dreams of a scientific revolu- tion and fortunes will now turn their attention to hard facts as as they find them. Wohab suffrage has at least made some progress, whatever individual opinions or prejudices may be. Thu committee in the United States Senate to whom the matter .was entrusted for con sideration, have made a majority and minority report, the majority report favoring an amendment to the Constitu tion granting the elective franchise to women, the proposed amendment to be submitted to the several Legislatures. The minority report favored submitting the matter to the several States upon the basis of States rights. It is not likely that Congress will act upon the question at the present session, but advocates of woman suffrage may take courage and hope for a full discussion of the theme K.HOW 111 SB ELF. " The wisest of all sayings," said some one in the hearing of Charles Lamb Kenney, an old journalist who has just died in London, "ia the old Greek max im, Know thyself.'" " Yes," said Kenney, " there's a deal of wisdom in it. ' Know thyself,' but never introduce a friend." An exchange says: "Some must have a quarter of a column to express a well-defined idea, when writing for. a newspaper I pi$ it is astonishing how concise they can make an advertisement that costs 80 cents per line." Yes, some like to spread when it don't cost a cent, That class of men are so thin that they don't amount to much in the world. CambrUlye Tribune, CURRENT NEWS. Michail Davttt arrived in New York on the 18th Inst. Sikatob Asthost has been re-elected in Bhode Island. Ghasshoppebs are alarming the people of Northern Dakota. Smallpox is reported to have broken out in the far Northwest. Pabis green and lime is given as a remedy for the army worm. N ousts of immigrants landing at our shores during May, 141,035. Wisconsin forest fires are not near so serions as first reports indicated. RriTEEH business houses were burned at Gadsden, Ala.; loss 50.080. A mi at Montreal destroyed property to the value of nearly a million dollars. Thb Democrats of Arkansas have nominated Judge J. H. Berry, for Governor. Thb losses by storm and high, water at In dianapolis are estimated at (150,000. Foob hundred arrests have been made of Sunday rioters at Alexandria, Egypt. A ix the Powers, except Turkey, will hold a conference on the Egyptian question. Thb Interior Department wants $245,000 to complete .the work of the tenth census. Bwzdeh hss refused to increase the allowance of the Crown Prince upon his marriage. Hiss Phcebb Couziks, of St. Louis, failed to receive appointment on the Utah Commission. A Nbw Yobb boy has recovered C20.000 from street railroad company for the loss of a leg. - It is proposed the uovernment shall pur chase the house in which President Lincoln died.; A wokak and her five children were drowned in a branch of Sugar Creek, Linn County, Kansas. At Xebia, III., Vfm. Johnson, aged 24, killed his wife, aged 22, and then himself. Incom patibility. Thb total production of gold in the United State for 1881, was B34, 700,000 ; of silver, 43,000,000. Thbxs Chinamen and a white foreman were killed in a premature railroad construction blast in Oregon. Is Jl mine explosion near WilkesbaYre, Pa., one man was killed and five of his comrades dreadfully burned. Thb Empress of Bussia has given birth to a daughter, and flags are flying at St. Petersburg in honor of the event. Tax Supreme Court of Ohio has decided that those who have paid taxes under the Pond law may recover them. August Belmont has concluded to retire from the turf. He sold $13,000 worth of thoroughbreds the other day. Eubopzahs are leaving Egypt as rapidly as the Israelites under Hoses did. There is a large speck of war in the East. Seventeen indictments have been found against Cleveland (O.) parties implicated in the great Missouri land frauds. Thb statement comes that the number of Europeans killed in the Sunday riot at Alexan dria, (Egypt) is not less than 250. Major J. E. Waldbon, of Memphis, has been acquitted of the charge of bribery in con nection with the Star route cases. John Hah boh, a colored man, was sold at Louisville last week for one year for vagrancy. A city scavenger bought him for two dollars. Bt a cas jumping the track and falling over trestle on a West Virginia railroad, fifteen passengers were injured, two of whom have died. It is a remarkable fact that the shrinkage in the capital of 115 railroads in the country has amounted, in about eleven months, to C514, 668,038. Thb bOl extending indefinitely the distilled spirits bond period has been defeated in the United States Senate by a vote of thirty-two to twenty. Thb Malley murder trial, at New Haven, was adjourned on the 16th mst. for several days, on aooount of the death of a daughter of Juror Fnrman. Br A tkeeible hail-storm in the vicinity of Broken Arrow, Indian Territory, crops and other property were destroyed and several lives lost. Thb biggest oil well in the world, yielding twenty-four hundred barrels a day, was struck at Cherry Grove, Warren County, Pa., on the 15th inst. Bob Bticknzt, the noted equestrian, and son-in-law of Old John Robinson, showman, ia reported to have been killed near Denver, Colorado. Thb Brookfield, Mo., bank robbers whose ar rest have been mentioned, have pleaded guilty and been sentenced to twenty-five years' im prisonment. Ws. Millixiw, of Boston, Mass., was liter ally torn to- pieces by a black bear that he recklessly attacked at Lake Piseco. in the Adirondacks. A St. John PH. F.) dispatch states that a French schooner was struck by ice on the 10th inst., carrying down with her her.whole crew of seventeen men. License fees by commercial travelers to the city of Hew Orleans, for 1881, are to be re funded, the city ordinance having been doclared unconstitutional. Hailstones "as laree as saucers" fell at Dubuque, Iowa, a few days ago. Many per sons were injured and a number of plate win dows were broken. A half-witted section-hand in New Mexico was tantalized into shooting and killing bis boss, whereupon bis companions hanged him in a brutal manner. The United States Senate passed the Japan ese indemnity bill, but in snch shape that the House will probablv refuse to concur in the amendments which it added. - At Jackson, Mich., a saloon-keeper shot a policeman, then his (the saloon-keeper's) wife, and then himself. The policeman may recover, but his eyes have been put out. Thb labor unions of Pittsburg made a grand demonstration s few days ago, in the way of a street Darade. The number of men in line is estimated to have been fully 80.000. News of the massacre in Alexandria beoomes more horrifying every day. The latest intelli gence says that the number now known to have been killed in the Sunday riot was 840. Dr. Hedges, a sporting man of Newburgb, New York, has been arrested, charged with set ting up a poker game on. Francis P. Weed, of that city, and beating him out of 150,000. - Fob members of the Tariff Commission, the President has nominated Wm. H. HcMahon, of New York, and Alex. B. Boteler, of West Virginia, viae Wheeler and Phelps, declined. Fatbeb Houox, private Secretary to Bishop Gilmour, was ejected from the Cleveland Lender offee, after which he swore ont a war rant for Editor Oowles arrest for assault and battery. James Vauohn, who murdered Wm. Watts, City Marshal at Tamaroa, 111., last August, was hanged at Pinokneyville on the 16 th. Hil ton Yarberry was hanged at Albuquorque, New Mexico. The American Institute of Homeopathy held its thirty -ninth anniversary at Indianapo lis the past week. The institute consists of representatives of 265 institutions and 7,000 phyi SOMERSET, OHIO, THURSDAY, JUNE 22. 1882. At Bice, Colorado, a mob entered the .jail and took out two murderes, Thomas Wall and Trinidad Charlie, and hung them to a small cabin opposite the jail. They were shackled together by one arm. Joe Mitchell, a negro, was taken from the Sheriff near Mt. Sterling, Ky., while on his way to jail, and hanged. He had outraged a , Mrs. Thomas (white), the day before. The '. mob consisted of about 500 men. The old man William Belcham, sentenced at ' Cincinnati to hang July 13, for the murder of ' a man named Hughes, who assaulted Belcham upon the tatter's premises, has had his sentence , commuted to imprisonment for life., - ' The Bepublicans of Maine have nominated Colonel Frederick Eobie for Governor, and Thomas B. Beed, Nelson Dmgley, Charles A. Boutelle and Seth D. Milliken for Congress. Eugene Hale presided over the convention.-?- While Captain Dwight, of 8pringnieldMass., of the ship Freeman Clark, from Calcutta, was asleep in his berth at sea, he was murdered by the Malay steward and cook. The murderers were killed by the crew after a bloody fight. - A BIOT broke out in Cleveland in a crowd of about two thousand strikers attacking the Boiling Hill Company's workmen on their way home. Hany workmen were hit with missiles, and the protecting force of policemen bruised. At the session at Indianapolis of the Ameri can Institute of Homeopathy, Niagara Falls was selected as the place of holding the next meeting. Officers were elected for the ensuing year, headed by Bushrod W. James, for Presi dent. At Bed Wins, Minn., while John Nelson, a prominent dry goods merchant, and his wife, son and Hiss Bradley, of Springfield, Ohio, were boating, they came in contact with the cable of a ferry-boat, capsized and both ladies were drowned. Geobge HcMuixen was found at Canton, Ohio, Jnne 15, with a bullet-hole in his breast, and , his wife dead in bed, with a bullet-hole under the eye. He says an unknown woman entered the room and committed the deed. Mcmullen is under arrest. A PA88ENOEB train on the L, N. A. and C. Railroad was wrecked near Bedford, Ind., caused by the rear coach jumping the track, and: rolled down an embankment. Of forty passengers aboard all were more or less in j ored. John Carmouy, engineer, was killed. Habby, only son of ex-Congressman Finley, of Bucvrns, O., committed suicide by shooting himself in the head. He was a graduate at the Naval Academy at Annapolis, and has held the position of midshipmau in the navy until a short time before his death, when he resigned. Dubing) a f unous wind-storm, on the night of June 16, a toner of Mt. St. Mary's Acad emy,; near Leavenworth, Kansas, was blown down, crashing in the roof of the dormitory, killing four young girls. The loss of property in and about the city is estimated at $500,000. The British House of Commons have adopted clauses 7 and 8 of the repression bill. The Government adopted an amendment that Mag istrates should appear at meetings and summon the people to disperse. Gladstone deolined to introduce a bill suspending evictions for six months. In a prize fight at Smith's Ferry, Pennsylva nia, Weeden gave Haloney a terrible pounding, bnt after the forty-first round he agreed to call the battle a draw, he being overawed by the roughs present who had their money up on Maloney. Weeden is a celebrity and Haloney an amateur. The following is reported as the probable composition of the new Egyptian Ministry : Bagheb Pasha will take the portfolio of Fi nance ; Ahmed Baschid, Minister of the Inter ior ; Zulnkar f asha, Minister of Justice ; Zetki Pasha, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Arabi Pasha, Minister of War. ,.- r . A dispatch from Alexandria states, that the Governor and Military Commandant admit that they have no control over the situation, and that the soldiers only obey their colonels. Private advices from Cario state that all European have left there, including the staff of the Eastern Cable Company.; The steamship Pera, from Montreal for Great. Britain, foundered off CapeBace. She' had as a part of her cargo, 204 head of cattle. Of the crew, which took to boats, ten were missing at last accounts. The Sidney steamer Raleigh, from Sidney for San Francisco, was wrecked near Card well, Queensland. Crew saved.- ' i Frvs boys : named Thomas McOormick, George HcCormick, Willie Shorey, Hesney Meggett, Daniel Kelley and Charles Duplessis were drowned at New Orleans by the capBizing of a boat. Five laborers, at Paspebiao, Que-. bee, came to their death in the same manner, while the rising tide at Isle Aux Grass covered an islet on which two children named Lapointo and Harvey were at play, and they were drowned. Eight veterans of the war of 1812 held a re union at Lexington, Ky., on the 17th inst. Dr. Chinn, chairman of the meeting, said that fifteen years ago the Association numbered near 150. A coincidence is that in 1878 there were 85 present, and 85 deaths reported ; in 1879, 25 present and 25 deaths ; in 1880, 15 present and 15 deaths ; in 1881, 14 present and 13 deaths, and the present meeting 8 present and 9 deaths. Rain fell in torrents in Ohio and Indiana on the 14th inst, doing an immense amount of damage to property. The Big and Little Minmia in Ohio were higher than they have been since 1866, carrying off much stock and destroying property. In many of the river towns people were driven from their homes, the water in many instances reasoning the second story. All over Ohio and Indiana rail road bridges were swept away and railroad travel seriously impeded. Ex-Govebnob William Dennison, known as " the War Governor of Ohio," died at Colum bus, Thursday morning, June 15, aged sixty- seven years. He was Governor of the State from 1860 to 1862 ; Postmaster General under Lincoln and Johnson ; Commissioner of the District of Columbia under Grant, and promi nent in other publio positions. He was Presi dent of the National Convention which nomi nated Lincoln and Johnson. Candidate for nomination for Yice President against Wilson iu 1872, and for Senator when Garfield was chosen in 1880. He was sick for nearly a year. Advices from the section traversed by a cy clone, in Iowa, are of the most distressing character. At Grinnell both buildings of the Iowa College were blown down and about one- third of the houses in the place were wrecked or badly damaged. The number of persons killed are estimated at one hundred, and there aro about one hundred i and fifty badly injured now under the care of physicians. From Haloom similar reports are received, seven dead bodies having been recovered and many reported badly hurt Railway trains wars blown from the track and demolished, and houses and barns carried before the wind and scattered in every direction. , "A prizb of solid gold, and not an inch of gilding," is the way they speak of a pay mastership in the army a posi tion which is accounted among appli cants at Washington as one of the most desirable in the publio service. Trh Queen of Italy is described as having an interesting bnt sad and pathetic expression of countenance. She has no majesty of presence, her walk is ungraceful, but her manners are affable and gracious, and she puts tlie Bhyest strangers instantly at ease. ! t... X - ' TERRIBLE TOBlf ADO 15 IOWA. . rt- Fmrnmrn HI Ural mm rwriUr TfUuSn4lkjire. - A, terrific cyclone struck the town of Grinnell, Iowa, on the 17th inst and completely demol ished it. The storm wu HMn firat Anminir fWm I ib tonthweet, sweeping up to the northweot cor w pi me town, leveling huge trees In Us path t way1, and taking A. A. Foster's house and barn leveling both to the ground, and carrying Mr' and Mrs. Foster and their two children thirty yards, precipitating them amidst the deoris. All were somewhat injured. issteastof Foster's was H. 0. Pitman's house, also completely leveled, burying be neath it Pitman, his wife and three children,, bis wife's sister and her little baby. Foster took out his three-year-old girl, Hattie, dead. UM noy Harry, aged ten, was fatally injured, and Authwr was slightly hurt. Not far away was.the residence of Mr. Lewis, an old gentle man and lady, who were both killed. From here the storm pursued a ziezag direc tion) to the north of the city, when, after wip ing out the finest residence portion of the citv. it turned toward the college. The West build ing was dumped into a heap of lath and plaster and broken timber, burying beneath it eight students who roomed therein, all of whom were afterwards extricated more or less injured, and one died. The East college, a five-storv build ing, was unroofed, and a fire followed. After completing its work of demolition at the College, the whirh'ne fiend struck tri?ht across the Iowa Central Railroad, and directlv in its path lay loaded cars. The Great Mogul engine was lifted completely off the track and the train toppled on either side. Across the track was the building of Professor J. W. Chamberlain, Treasurer of the College, which was gathered up in sections and dumped in a disjointed heap, portions upside down. Dr. B. N. Scott's house was turned around. C. W. Hobart's elegant residence and barn are gone. Near by stood S twq-'Story house, iu which Hiss Abbie Ogard was killed. In the vicinity stood the house of Hy. HcConnell new a pile of lath, splinters and plaster. - In a block which contained nine houses, all butj one were leveled to the ground. In one no nee oi mis diock lour persons were Killed, Mr.. Ford, wife snd hired girl and Mr. Totten. In this vicinity F. W. Williams' house was un roofed, Professor Herrick's and Mr. Morris' two houses were bunched together. Not far off stood Lucy Sanders' fine residence, and what Of it that is liot scattered omr tho mA. joining country is dumped into the cellar. Ten people in Sanders' cellar escaped. Mr. Taylor's anaMrs. Day's houses are gone ; also the home of Hon. C. F. Craver, and also the large new residence of Andrew Larrabee. The side and the top of B. B. Clark's house were blown off; mu uis nam. me nome oi Jl (Trill, or Jum bali A Merrill, is unroofed. Then followed rows of houses as fiat on the ground as space will allow, among them John Carhart's, Burns Becker's, B. Schaff's, editor of the Signal then Professor Buck's residence and . C. Pnelps, and a house belonging to Mr. Hayes. The hurricane took everything north nf Pt-m- raeni aiagoun s nome, leaving that uninjured. ' ah me noruiwesi corner or tne mr.v ttin ntnmi ; txvcAtA Iha hnnea nt Wllu.- 1711.'. -1 . of J. M. Boss ; his wife was slightly injured ; and the house of Henry Spaulding was leveled, then the home of Kimball, of Kimball A Mor rill, dry goods dealers. A. J. Preston's house was moved six feet from its foundation. The dwelling of Attorney Dunn was leveled ) also that of G. B. TruwelL, the dry goods mer chant ; also - the new house of Gra ham, the merchant tailor, near here. Mrs. Griswold was killed, and her house demolish ed. John Merrill's house was blown a distance apparently in the teeth of the wind. Nota sign is leu of the house of Madison Howard. The house of George Hamlin, cashier of the First National Bank, is in ruins. George Jennings' nouse is in sinanng wooa. two nouses belong- ing to Mr. Bottham were obliterated, as also I the houses of James Hanlan, Philip Clenden- ing, Henry J. Pittman, Marcus Wightman, wm. iwnson, lieacon f ord s two houses. W. Neilly'a and Mr. Hoffer's. The house of A. E. Beinferd was completely demolished. Mrs. Stewart's house was blown half a block, frag ments jamming the corner of Jones' house. A list ol em ii teen or twenty other demolished res idences is given. The following persons are known to be among the killed : Deacon Ford and wife, Mr. Lewis and wife, Deacon Clements' two children, mrs. .va junrton, oi unicage, Henry ritt- mau s two children, Hattie and Harry, and Mr. Pittman probably fatally injured ; Miss Abbie A. Good, photographic artist ; Cornell Chase, of Storm Lake, the only student killed; Susie Bayer, daughter of the dry goods mer chant, and mother, Mrs. Bayer, also his son fatally wounded ; Mrs. Griswold, Mrs. Totten, Mrs. CulliBon and her mother, Mrs. Alexander's two children, Mrs. Huff and child, George Terry's baby, Terry not expected to Bvei Bingham Burkott, student from Montezuma ; Madison Howard's boy ; a lady from Cedar Bapids visiting at Bayard's ; three persons dead two miles west of town ; Barrett E. Chase, student, of Storm Lake ; Henry Moore, a brakeman on the Iowa Central Road, of Harshalltown, fatally injured ; John Delgan, conductor of the Rock Island freight, fatally injured ; a tramp from Des Moines, fatally injured ; a traveling man, W. J. Barbour, of Chicago ; hired girl of Deacon Ford, and Sirs. Totten. ' The engine house, where seventeen of the dead bodies are laid out, presents a sight that brings baek army days. Other dead are aronnd in the wrecks of their homes, where enough was left for shelter, or sent to the houses of friends. , . i 1 : 1 il 1 ... . 1 1 juaiconi, lows, lareu u utua wwx . tnan Grinnell. Hany of the business houses were demolished, and eigut deatns are reported. The storm swept over an area a half mile wide and about twenty-five miles long, and every thing in its path was leveled to the ground. A number of persons were killed at Brooklyn. STOBT OP JACKSON AND BESTOX. - One evening at the White House the conversation drifted to Benton, and Mr. Lincoln said that the very room we were sittina: in had been the scene of a most characteristic adventure of Benton's with President Jackson. When Benton came to Missouri he was at feud with Jack son ; in fact, he and his brother and Jackson and several others had a diffi culty at Nashville, in which Jesse Ben ton was killed, and which was the cause of Benton coming to Missouri. They had not met for years, until Jackson was President and Benton Senator from Missouri. '"It was in this room," said President Lincoln, " that their first meeting took place, Jackson was seated at this very table when the door yonder swung open and Benton stalked in and stood Bilently in tho middle of the floor. Jackson looked up and recognized him at once, and recollected at the same time that he had no weapon to defend him. self. Equally silently he got up, walked to the door, locked it and put tlie key in his pocket, and went back to his seat. Then he said, "Dohi this moan war or Pee?", , ,. " It means peace," said Benton. . , , ' ' Jackson again arose, walked to the door, unlocked it, come back to his seat, and then said, " OoL Benton, I am pleased to see you. Take a choir." ' All this time Benton was standing' etatuo8iuey in the center of the room, never moving. a muscle while Jaokson was looking and unlocking the door, and the reconciliation between the two gen tlemen was complete. It simply showed the dramatic character of the St. Louis T'ont-Vinpatch. Adviob to wives Man is very muoh like a egg keep him in hot water and be is bound to become hardened, WASHI5GT0JC BRIEFS. Pbesxdent Abthvb has not yet decided whese he will spend the summer. The Naval Appropriation bill, agreed upon by the sub-committee, appropriates $600,000 less than last year's bill. Conobess will be called upon to provide for iie payment of the Utah Commiaaiott before 7 " . family, have gone to Russia, il. Uartuolomie expects to return about December next. Thibtt-three out of the thirty-eight States ask for appropriations for the improvement of rivers and harbors, real and imaginary. New indictments have been found by the Grand Jury in the Star Route cases against Thos. J. Brady, G. V. Mcserole and J. B. Price. The creditors of the Freedman's Bank have received the 15 per cent, dividend realized from the sale of tlie bank building. Payment was begun on the 1st inst. The estimated number of i ersons needed in the various departments in Washington for the ensuing year is nearly 8,000, an increase of about if. 500 clerks over last year. A bureau of hygiene, for the purpose of prosecuting microscopic experiments on diseas ed germs, has been established by the Naval Bureau of Medicine Snd Surgery, The name of J. J. Woodward, the head of the National Grange, has been presented by by Senator Conger to fill one of the vacant places on the TarifT Commission. Queen Victoria, through Minister Lowell, expresses her pleasure at the reception of a copy of the international stamp bearing the likeness of the late President Garfield. I A person calling himself Louis Blodgett, lays claim to about 500 acres of land in the central part of Washington, and has employed a St. Louis lawyer to prosecute his claim. A fledoe to abstain from the use of beef and mutton for ten days, is being circulated in the government departments in the vain hope that this action will reduce the present high price of meats. Four hundred and twenty-five million dollars Will be required to pay pensions for the next four years. The necessarily increased force in i the Pension Office will cost $1,742,000 per annum. i The friends of anti-liquor legislation are or ganizing for a move on Congress to obtain prohibition laws in the District, or a law mak ing dealers responsible for damage done by those to whom they sell liquor, Commissioner MacfarlanD. of the General Land Offiice, says that a larger amount of pub ' lie lands will have been disposed of daring the year ending June 30, 1882, than during any preceding year since the establishment of the General Land Office. I Thb newly designed postal card with a flap, . which can be sealed like an envelope, is being urged upon the attention or the House Com : mittee on Postoffices and Post Roads. Mem bers of the committee have expressed them selves in favor of its adoption. E. C. Inoersoll, of counsel for the com plainant in the Christiancy divorce case, has been removed to an insane asylum. Tho phy j sicians believe his trouble is only temporary. Air. ingersou acquiesces in tnis treatment of his case. This Ingersoll is not the celebrated infl- i t..k n " The new indictments in the Star Boute cases are understood to cover a good deal that is sensational in their character in connection . with the Washington lobby and the bleeding and blackmailing of contractors. The case of Contractor James B. Price, in particular, is I named as one likely to prove of general in terest. The dispute at the Government Printing I Office over the rate to be paid for extra work, has been wisejy ended by the printers, who ' found that the law contained no provision for their demand. They have, therefore, present ed a petition, through Senator Hawley, asking i Congress for an advance of fifty per cent, on I the regular price for all work performed on Sundays, legal holidays, or after midnight. Or the members of the Utah Commission. Mr. Godfrey, of Iowa, served first in the war from his State, and was i.f terward Lieutenant Colonel of Senator Spencer's regiment of Alabama cavalry. He was Assistant United States District Attorney for several years, and ia a lawyer of considerable prominence. Mr. Carltonj of Indiana, is a Democrat, and for merly the law partner of Dan Voorhees. Mr. Pettigrew, of Arkansas, has been a member of the Legislature in that State, and is at present the Journal Clerk of the United States Senate. He was recommended by both the Arkansas Senators, and is regarded as a good man for the place. . DROWNED IN A CULVERT. lke RrMffe Sm Pobtw's Bnn, KnMalMi. It. itVM Way and Frrclattate a Num ber mt Pttravna Into tlie WnlrMua; Torreaf. Test of Wbooa are Drowsed. An Indianapolis (Ind.) dispatch of 11th inst. says: Last evening there was a heavy rainfall, which continued at intervals during the night, and early this morning a regular deluge came down, flooding the streets, overflowing side walks, and swelling Pogue's Bun into a tremendous torrent. Between 8 and 9 o'clock this morning a large number of people were standing on a platform spanning Pogue's run, just east of the Union n.nnl Lwilrintf a f tha a mrrv fl (uul wtian fha . , T, , , structure suddenly gave way, and the ' entire number were precipitated into the swift current, fifteen feet deep, below. At i this part there is a bndge at Meridian street, and ' (Us .tHMmmn.nnill- th. Tlninn Tlmwt Om Ortr the stream runs under the Union Depot, emerg ing on the south side through stone culverts under McNabb street. Cyrus Bartlett, a workman, immediately jumped into the flood and rescuod two girls, and at least fifteen others W6re saved before being swept under the bridge. Several others passed under the bridge and in a moment's time out through the culvert at McNabb street, and were there drawn out, but others were swept by and under the culvert at South street to certain death. The following persons are known to have been rescued, but it is impossible to learn the names of the others : Henry Sendon, James Connelly, Frank Oakey, Pat. Dougherty, Annie I Sensenbrenner and Florence Lynn, all of Iu- Minnie Balser, of Canton, Ohio, who were on their way to Hot Springs, and stepped out to see the flood. Connelly was carried under the Union Depot, and when rescued was almost insensible from knocks and bruises. Five bodies were recovered. They are those of Katie Gilderman, George F. Scoville, A. K. Saunders, attorney at law ; Edward Tilford, son of S. E. Tilford, Geo. W. Smith, of Clermont. Other bodies have been seen floating, but could not be reached. It is supposed that at least ton persons were drowned. By three o'clock this afternoon the water down town had about disappeared, but that in the northeast part was still high. The list of dead, whose bodies have been re covered, is as follows : Katie Gilderman, nineteen, city; Geo. F. Scoville, Colony, Kansas ; A. K. Saunders, thirty-four, attorney, city ; Geo. W. Smith, thirty-five, Clermont ; Edgar A. Tilford, seventeen, city. Sooville, who was identified by papers upon bis person, was a well dressed man, carried a gold watch and chain and revolver, weighed about 180 pounds, and was about thirty-five years of age, - Three bodies were seen floating down White River during the day, bnt the current was so wift that they could not be brought to shore, and as several persons are reported missing, it is believed that t least ten were drowned. Among the missing are Patrick O'Brien, blacksmith, Charles Harmon, saloon keeper, and Thomas Daley. : Usbftjii dentistry : " You look cheer ful, Mr. Bpiser?" said a friend who mot the : old gentleman ambling down the avenue,: "Yes," said the interrogated; 'I have ' just had a troublesome grinder pulled.". And when the sympathizing gentleman asked him if it hurt him muoh, Seth oheerfully responded, " Not ft bit ; it was an organ-grinder, and ft policeman pulled him." ,j 1 - : ' " ' " "And now." shouts an excited ex change, " where shall we look for Independence?" Oh, friend and brother, searching and long-suffering fellow-sufferer, look in the kitchen, look iu the kitchen. iau - Hue, NUMBER 12. XLVIIth CONGRESS. first session. The Japanese indemnity bill came up as un finished business, the question being upon Mr. Morrill's amendment to pay back in legal coin the exact sum received - from the Japanese Government namely, 9786,00a After discuss ion, the amendment prevailed yeas, 26 ; nays, 20. Mr. Windom, Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Relations, from which the bill was reported, said he spoke deliberately when be asserted that to pass the bill as amended would be a burning shame to the United States. It was now an admission that 786,000 belonged to Japan and had been unjustly withheld. On motion of Mr. Logan the Senate insisted upon its amendments to the Army appropriation bill, and Messrs. Logan Plumb, and Ransom were appointed conferees. Hr. Brown's resolution for supplying each Senator with a clerk at a salary of (1,200 a year, was rejected by yeas 20, nays 28. The Japanese idemnity bill was considered in Com mittee. Mr. Sherman said he would vote against it because he believed it to be a sensa tional bill, and thought the money was not due Japan. The bill passedyeas 86, nays 13. The bill, as passed, authorizes and directs the President to pay to the government of Japan $785,000 in legal coin, through the United States Minister to Japan, and directs that all bonds now owned or controlled by the State Department and designated in the department reports as "the Japanese indemnity fund," shall be canceled and destroyed. Section 2 directs the Secretary of the Treasury to pay from the Treasury $140,000 as prize money to the officers and crews of the United States ship Wyoming and the steamer Taking, or then legal representatives, for services in the Straits of Sbimonosekl in 1863 and 1864; no payment to be made to the assignee of any mariner, but to the mariner himself, his legal representatives, or bis or then: dnly authorized attorney. The joint resolution to pay Southern mail Contractors for 1859, 1860, and 1861 was consid ered. , Mr. Conger opposed the bill, when it was laid aside and the bonded spirits bill taken up. Mr, Bayard addressed the Senate in favor of a prolongation of the bonded period. Hr. Wil liams advocated the House bill, and opposed the Senate Committee's amendments. Hr. Sherman took art opposite view. . The bill went over without action. During the session a message from the President was received, trans mitting the full Tresoott and : Walker Blaine correspondence, which was ordered printed and; referred. , ., ; ; , ; The House bill relating to the bonded period upon distilled spirits was again up as unfin ished business. Mr. Windom, . in opposition to the bill as passed by the House, objected to it as unnecessary and as aggravating the evils it professed to cure. He said it proposed a part nership between the Government and the owners-of whisky in bond or hereafter to be bonded, whereby the former is to put in two-thirds of the, capital, assume all the ruks, and bear all thei losses, while the latter is to enjoy all the benefits' and profits of the business. It would want to) surrender the bonds already given for the full amount of $76,800,000, and substitue graduated! bonds which amounted to $1,000,000 or the en tire 86,000,000 gallons now in bond. He furtbea cnarged tnat it would invite ana encourage, immense rings and combinations, dangerous tot the revenues of the Government and wholly in the interest of speculation. Various amend ments were rejected. Mr. McMillian moved to postpone the bill and amendments indefinitely, and the motion prevailedyeas 32, nays 20. Hr. Hoar introduced a bill to provide for the performance of the duties of the Presidential office under certain circumstances. Bef erred to the Judiciary Committee. A "bill to erect a statue of Benjamin Franklin, in Washington, was introduced. The bill to enable national banking associations to extend their corporate existence was taken up, and considered to the sixtn section, and laid over. Among the Dills introduced was one to permit freedmen to enter certain lands in the Indian Territory. HOUSE. Mr. Butterworth, from the Committee on Appropriations, reported back the Army appro priation bill with Senate amendments recom monding concurrence iu some and non-concurrence in others. Among the amendments in which non-concurrence is recommended is that making army retirement compulsory at the age of sixty-four instead of sixty-two, as provided in -the bill as it passed the House. . After do bate the Senate amendment was agreed - to yeas 101, nays 73. The other recommendations of . the Committee oil Appropriations were agreed to without diversion. Mr. Humphrey, from the Committee on Judiciary, reported a bill to establish a uniform system of bank- . nip toy.. Placed on the House calendar. The House Committee on Pensions agreed to rec ommend a pension of $600 per year to Mrs. Betty Taylor Dandridge, daughter of President Qfc-ylor. j A joint resolution was passed authorizing the Secretary of War to erect, at a cost of $10,000, : a memorial column at Washington's headquar ters, Newbnrg, N. Y. ; appropriating $15,000 to aid iu defraying the expenses of the celebration to be held there in 1888,' on the centennial anniversary of the Declaration of Peace, and providing for 'be appointment of a soleot oom miltee of five Senators and eight Representa tives to make arrangements for that celebration: The House went into Committee on the Whole on the legislative, executive and judicial ap propriation bili. " The legislative, executive, and judicial ap propriation bill in committee of the whole, was taken up. A personal squabble occurred be tween Mr. Kelley and Hr. White of Keutucky. Both gentlemen- were 'censured, both appolo gized to the House, . and in both cases' the censure was withdrawn. Debate on the bill was resumed, in committee, when Hr. White criticised the conduct of the Commissioner of Internal Revenue, and commented severely on the "whisky ring." ' All proposed amendments were ruled out, except one fixing the salary of the Reporter of - the Bupreme Court, and another forbidding that clerks employed by the members of Congress be paid out of the con tingent fund. The bill was then reported to the Honse and passed 125 to 45. A resolution was adopted providing for- paying George Q. Cannon, of Utah, mileage and salary to April 19, 1882. The invalid pensions .appropriation bill ($100,000,000) was reported, and referred to committee of the whole. The river and barber appropriation bill was then considered, in committee, a few minutes, when the Honse adjourned. . t , ;; .. . The River and Harbor Appropriation Bill was considered in Committee of the Whole. After long debate a clause was agreed to ap propriating $350,000 for the improvement of the Ohio River. The Military Academy appro priation dum was reported Daok, and the senate amendments agreed to. Pension bins was con sidered at the evening session. : - . . JTOT A TEXT COXMOtT COMPIAIST. A police magistrate is questioning a tramp whose bearing indicates that he has etoeh better days. ' " " You look as if you had been a' gentleman," he re marks. " Yes," says the prisoner, with a sigh; "once I was .worth $100,000." Own,liled,Jh?", ,' . "No, sir." "i . "Squandered it in riotons living? " 1 No, sir,", . , " Then to .what :vioe were you .ad dicted?" ; ' ' ' ' ' . : aftienfohifttfr." ' ' 1 ' ; Thb Into George W. GUI, of ' Worces ter, Mass., . went to that city fifty years ago - a tall, awkward boy, without any capital except his trade as a blacksmith, He died one of the richest . men ia WoroeBter, and so complete a master of hia business that his judgment as to the quality and manufacture of l ail road Iron was 'considered final, by perto' in that department. , -.At j. Thb New York savings banks paid $8,000,000 interest to depositors kst year. . LAW, JTOT JTJBTICB. " ' William Shaw, ft respectable trades-, man -of Edinburgh, was blessed with a daughter who had formed a foolish at tachment for a young man of bad char , aeter,, ..Naturally enougb,the father ob jected to the whole business. , The fool ish young woman, growing desperate, stabbed herself. When in the throes of - death, in the presence of witnesses, hex father appeared, and before expiring she uttered the words, . " Cruel father, thou art the cause of my death 1" The father. at this accusation, was ' said to exhibit great agitation. On the evidence, then. of the daughter's dying speech, and the decided alarm which he displayed, -the unfortunate father was condemned to the gallows. Apparently no evidence could be more conclusive ; but still, be it re membered, it was only "apparently. ' , It! was simply, after all, going on the. question of precedent. It .was .only' a presumption of fact grounded on a gen eral belief that the confession of a dying person may always be taken for granted to be true. But circumstances proved otherwise. A year or so afterward, as a i new tenant of Shaw's former apartments . was rummaging by chance in the; room . in which .Catherine Shaw had died, ho. accidentally discovered a paper which had fallen into a cavity on - one side of . the chimney. It was- folded as a letter, and on being opened the .following con fession was brought to light : ("Babbabotts Father: .Your . cruelty having put it out. of my power ever to . jom my fate to that of the man I could love, and tyrannically insisting upon my mar rying one - whom I always hated, has made me form a resolution to put an end to on existence which has become a bur dep to me.' I doubt not I shall find mercy in another world, for- sure no be- nevolent Being can require that I should live any longer in torment to myself in thJsv;My death I lay to your charge. When you read this, consider yourself" ftnj inhuman wretch that plunged the', murderous knife into the bosom of the uqhappy '-' !,: "'- Cathebiicb Shaw." , - jFor another case might be quoted the famous trial and conviction of Bradford, flie innkeeper. Here the evidence which produced conviction consisted of the fact thfit he was seen standing with a bloody knife in his .hand over' the body of the murdered man. - Bradford was executed; -but by a deathbed confession of guilt it subsequently became known that the rel murderer' was the servant of his vic tkp, who had been tempted to the crime . by! the knowledge that his unfortunate master was carrying a considerable sum of -money about his person.' Here, again, ' was another case of the fallibility of ar guing on precedent. - Other undoubted mnrderers have been convicted because th'ey had been caught red-handed in the presenoe of their victims. ' Therefore Bradford was undoubtedly guilty be cause he was discovered under the same circumstances, and it was quite un natural to suppose anything to the con trary. As to the well-known case of the Courier of Lyons, the Geddeley case and the recent case of Habran, who fortun . ately escaped the gallows, there is no need to enter into any particular da tails, as those already quoted are suffi cient for any ordinary purpose of expo- ' si tion. It may be taken for granted,' then, that the lawyer is not always the best, and never, at" any time, the only , judge of the value of evidence, Tina, ley's Magazine. j HOW A BABBEK DEVELOPS. " How long does it. take a man to learn the barber 'business T" asked a reporter, wiile undergoing a tonsorial 'operation at the hands of a colored professional. ' '. !- j" Well,- dat. depends on how much talent he has: for; de business," was the quiet reply; "generally takes .'bout a year.".. : ' . " How do they begin ?" asked the re porter. ; !"Dey generally' begin by blackin boots. Den dey s tan' 'round an' watch an ole barber strop his razah, watch him shave. After a while dey lets 'em put de lather on. Den pretty soon he tries his han at shavin'. Somebody comes dat's vepy good-natured, or mebbe ain't very , particular how he's shaved, an' dey puts dar new man on fo' to try his han', but some ole barber always strops his razah an" keeps an eye on him. . Mebbe .de new man does fust-rate, . an' mebbe he docBn't It all ' depends on , his confi dence; - Confidence is do main thing in learning de barber business.". - - ; . ;'Do barbers 'shave themselves?"-, queried the reporter. - -' "Ho, dey shave one'anoder. When a barber wants a shave Tie asks" a friend to do it, an' den he shaves de other man. Barbers never pays nothing for shaves, unless they's away from home." " Doesn't professional courtesy exist among barbers everywhere ?"j . "I reckon it does, but I never heard v it called by dat some afor'" Boston Courier, I ". a rnrAxciAZ anecdote, Theodore was a poor lad. One day when! he was very hungry he espied a 6-cenl piece on the floor of the broker's office, whioh he was sweeping out. He had remembered stories wherein little boys : had picked up ft small piece of . money, handed it to the great merchant . . or rich banker . and been immediately taken into . partnership. So Theodore stepped np to the door of the broker's private room and said : ' : - " Please, sir, here's a 5-cent piece I ' found on the floor." 1 " The broker looked at Theodore a mo ment and then said : . ,,. ; ' ' You found , that on my , floor, did you ? And you are hungry, aren't you ?' , ' Yes, ! sir," replied Theodore. . Well, give it to me and get out I was looking around for a partner, bat a boy who doesn't know1 enough ; to buy bread When he is starving to death would : task tu ' m sorry broker. No, boy, I . can't take you into the firm,"cj c .. - And Theodore never became ft great broker, Honesty is the best, policy, -children, but it is not indispensable to snooess .in the . brokerage business. . . Boston fYanscripi. V, -; -l:'-i ' - ; ' -... ? . .. Tin total number of distilleries in the . United State 4 6,205, and the produo-. tio in gallons in .1881. was 117,728.150.', The, number engaged in grain distills-' tion was 1,240 ; fruit distilleries, 3,963. The product of the fruit distilleries, . however, wm only 1,702,000 gallons, .