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VOL XI' PHIL'S LAST RIDE. IT WILL BE FROM NONQUITT COT TAGE TO WASHINGTON, JT NO FIERY STEED WIU CABBY THE BRAVE SOLDIER, AND NO WEARY TROOPS WILL WEL COME HIM. HIS LAST DAY ON EARTH WAS BRIGHT AMD CHEERFUL, AND NOW A NATION OF ADMIRERS MOURN HIS LOSS. The Process of Embalming Hit Bemtloi Is Finished and They Will Be Removed to Washington Wednesdays—The Fu neral Will Occar Thursday or Friday, nod Interment Will Take Place In the Soldiers' Home, If His Wife and Chil dren May Rest Beside Him There Bye and Bye. -:Jf- NONQUITT, Mass., Aug. 7.—Gen. Sher dan's death occurred at 10:20 Sunday evening. Previous to the sudden ap pearance of heart failure, at about 0:80, there had been no premonitions of. an un favorable change in his condition. The weather had been warmer than usual, and the general was at times a little restless, but seemed generally bright and cheerful. His voice was strong, ha took a full supply of nourishment, slept occasionally, as usual, and the doctors and his family ... in hopeful spirfts. At 7 o'clock |*j. Shefidan and the doctors went to hotel for supper, and soon after their return the usual preparations for the night were made. At about 9:20 Cel. Sheridan said,4'good night" to his brother and went to the hotel, there having been through the day ho signs of any un favorable change In his condition. At W&0 symptoms of heart failure suddenly appeared, and Drs. O'Reilly and Matthews, who were with him at the time, immediately applied the rem o||3edies which proved successful in allpre Sl|||vtous,simiia)t attacks^ but this time they were without effect, and despite all that jcould be done the general gradually sank •into a condition of complete,unconscious nesq, and at 10:20 breathed his last. Mrs. Sheridan, the Sisters Maban and it Justinian, and the faithful body servant, p*Klein, were also at his bedside through out his dying hours. AT HIS OFFICIAL HOME.! ^People of Washington Are Grief-Striekea fp by Sheridan's Death—The President Wires His Condolence to the Widow and Sends Message to Congress. WASHINGTON, Aug. 7.—The death of %*3en. Sheridan created great surprise fff«hem His must intimate friends did not .suspect that he was near death's door. iiThere were numerous callers at the resi lience of Gen. Rucker, Gen. Sheridan's Ifather-in-law, Sunday night, and both |©en. and Mrs. Rucker spoke very cheer Ifolly and hopefully of his condition and prbepe^w." "1- not reaeh this city until nearly 1 o'clock lowing to the condition of the wires, and then it was only known to a handful of 1 people. Neither the president nor seqre tary of war ^as notified of his death an til the usual hour for arising Monday morning. Flags on all public buildings ii%^were placed at half-mast and in the de* J-'f apartments, and at the capitol there were great impressions of regret. I54 The president was notified of the death J?of Gen. Sheridan by telephone at Oak iview. He sent a dispatch of condolence to Mrs. Sheridan. The customary orders for the closing of departments will he i» d&iped by the president. w9§Col. Kellen, acting adjutant general of %pkearmy, was notified by- a dispatch at 1:80 a. m. Monday. He wrote a hurried reply and will leave for Nonquitt at once. He said that so far as he knew ,,, Sheridan had never expressed any wish as to where he should be buried, and he did not know what the funeral arrange fpt ments would be. in of an A or an at on are being held and appropriate action taken. No details are yet arranged with reference to the funeral. Gen. R. D. Mu«ery, frefcret*.ry of the Loyal Legion, of which Sheridan was commander-in-chief, has issued a call for a mmiring of the organization to take action on Sheridan's death. Gen. and Mrs. Rucker leave at once for Nonquitt. Gen. Sheridan made a will in the latter part -of May, after his attack of heart trouble. The property consists chiefly of his house in Washington, worth about 135,000, another in Chicago and his cottage at Nonquitt, At 11 o'clock the president arrived at the White House from Oak view, and held a consultation with the secretary of war. At 12:20 the following message ent to Mrs. Sheridan at Nonquitt, 'While the nation mourns its loss and shares your sorrow, let me express to you my personal grief and sincere con dolence. GBOVER CLEVELAND." The president sent the following to the house and senate: To COITGRXSS: As President of the United States it becomes ay painful duty to announce to congress and the people of the United States the death of Philip Sheridan, general of the army, which occurred at a late hour Sunday night, at his summer home in the state of Mas sachusetts. The death of this soldier and pat riot of the republic, though his long illness has been regarded with anxiety, has nevertheless shocked the country and caused universal grief. He has established for himself a strong hold on the hearts of his follow countrymen, who soon caught the true meaning and purposes of his soldierly devotion and heroic temper. His intrepid courage, his steadfast patriotism and the generosity of his nature inspired with peculiar warmth the admiration of all the peo ple. Above his grave, affection for his name aud pride in his achievements will struggle for the mastery, and too much honor cannot be accorded to one who Was so richly endowed with all those qualities which make his death a national loss. (Signed) GHOVEB CLEVELAND. THE BODY IS EMBALMED, And Will Be Taken to Washington Wednesday. NEW BEDFORD, Mass., Aug. 7.—The process of embalming Gen. Sheridan's body is finished. The remains will be taken to Washington by special car on Wednesday. The funeral will occur Thursday or Friday at St. Mathew's church interment will be at the Soldiers' home grounds, provided his wife and children will be given assurance of burial besida him. The foUowing pall bearers have been selected by Gen. Sheridan's family: Gen. W. T. Sherman, Marshal Field, -of Chicigo Gen. Hawley. of the United States senate Speaker Carlisle, Vice President Frank Thompson, of the Penn sylvania railroad Gen."Wesley Merritt, U. S. A. the senior officer of the G. A. R. in the District of Columbia, Secretary Whitney Gen McFarley, Gen. Joseph Fullerton, of St. Louis Secretary Endi cott and George W. Childs. The following officers of Gen. Sheri dan's-staff are especially invited to at tend the funeral: Gen. J. W. Forsyth, Col. John Schuy ler Crosby, Col. Fred Grant, Col. James F. Gregory, Col. George W. Davis, Gen. GeOrge A. Forsyth, U. S. A. A VERY SAD SURPRISE. The General's New Vork Frle&ds Were Shocked by the' Death Messages. NEW Yonk, Aug. 7.—It was a shock to this city to learn of Gen. Sheridan's death in Monday's papers. Expressions of deep regret are general. Flags through out the city are at half mast. The gen eral's friends bad gained such confidence in his recovery from favorable reports from Nonquitt that his sudden death was a sad surprig®?. Action will be taken by the military and £ther organizations as soon as the programme of the funeral is arranged. Gen. Crook Absent from His Post. CHICAGO, Aug. 1*—No official notifica tion of Gen. Sheridan's death had been received at army headquarters here up to 6 p. m. Monday. Gen. Crook is absent in Washington op private business, but it is presumed he will now remain until after the general's funeral obsequies. Col. Corbin is also away. THE SENATE SYMPATHIZES. Appropriate Memorial on Sheridan's Death la Unanimously Adopted. WASHINGTON, Aug. 7.—The senate res olutions of sympathy were unanimously adopted on the death of Gen. Sheridan, supplemented with appropriate remarks \y Senator Edmunds. .4 The Honae Respect* His Memory. WASHINGTON, Aug. 7.—in the house President' Clevaland's message on the death of Gen. Sheridan was read by the clerk, after which resolutions drawn up by the military committee were read and the house adjourned. Remarks were made by Hooker, Catcheon an Grose venor. Boston Movrns His EMS. BOSTON, Mass., Aug. 7.—Flags are at half mast throughout the city and an ex tra session of the city council will be held to take appropriate action on Sheridan's death. SHERIDAN'S SUCCESSOR. MAL Gen. Sehofleld Is Mow the Ranking Officer. WASHINGTON, Aug. 6.—With the death of Gen. Sheridan the rank of lieutenant general lapses. The command of the army of the United States falls to the rank of major general. There are now three major generals—rSchofleld, Howard and Crook—Gen. Schofleld's being the ranking or senior appointment. If con gress should create the position of lieu tenant general, the appointment would be made by the president from'the list of major generals. A major general's sal ary is 17,500 per annum! OF POOR OHIO PARENTS. Where the Brave and loved Sheridan Was Born and Raised. Gen. Sheridan was born in Somerset, Ohio, March 6, 1631. His parents were poor and for a long time lived in a one story frame building on South street in that town. John Sheridan, Phil's father, tried to make some money as a railroad contractor, but invariably met with ill luck. At the age of 12 Phil became a clerk, and was engaged in this avocation until 1847, when he was appointed a cadet at West Point. He graduated in 1852 Upon his graduation he was assigned to the infantry branch of the service, serv ing two years in Texas, and from 1855 to 1861 in Oregon. At the commencement of the civil war he was appointed quar termaster of the Army of Southwest Missouri, his rank being captain. May, 1852, the governor of Mich igan appointed him colonel of the Second Michigan cavaly,rand July 1, 1863, he was commissioned as brigadier general of volunteers, and was soon in command of a division of the Army of the Ohio. In April, 1864, he was called by General Grant to the Army of the Po tomac aiyl put in command of the cav alry. In March, 1869, by the promotion of Gen. Sherman, he became lieutenant, general, assuming command of the West ern and Southwestern military divisions, with headquarters in Chicago. Here he resided until the autumn of 1883, when, by the retirement of Gen. Sherman, he became commander of the'Army of the United Spates, in which capacity he Berved until made general of the United States army by an act of congress a few weeks since. CONGRESSIONAL PROCEEDINGS. Senator Palmer Introduces a Bill to Pen sion Mrs. Sheridan. 5. WASHINGTON, Aug. 7.—A joint resolu tion was presented by Senator Blair to open negotiations with Great Britain for the purpose of making a political union with Canada, subject to the agreement of Canada and the consent of Great Britain. The resolution was referred to the com mittee on foreign affairs. Senator Jones presented a resolution, whifch was adopted, authorizing the finance committee to inquire into the condition of the poor in the cotton manu factories, and report all information on the subject to the senate with such rec ommendations as the committee may see fit. JAMESTOWN DAKOTA THURSDAY AUGUST 9 1888 Senator Palmer introduced a bill grant ing a pension of 45,000 per annum to th% widow of Gen. Sheridan, which was ra fsrred to the pension committee. WAS VERY "HORSEY" LOOKING. Arrival in New York of Another Humbug From England's Shores. NEW YORK, Aug. 8.—Avery "horsey" looking man, arrayed in a checkered tweed suit and tourist's cap, was among the intermediate passengers that arrived on the steamer Servia. His name is Thomas Aspin. He comes from Stock? port, a suburb of Manchester. Ens H&j is the coachman who ten days ago started for America iu company with Miss Lucy Rostron, the daugh ter of the wealthy merchant of Manchester, by whom he was employed. The couple reached Liverpool and took passage on the steamer Bothnia for Bos ton. Mr. Rostron discovered his daugh ter's flight and telegraphed the police at Queenstown, where the. runaways wero intercepted. The young lady was taken home and Aspin took the first steamer for New York, thereby escaping a war rant for his arrest on the charge of de serting his family. Aspin has been mar ried ten years and leaves a wife and three children at Manchester. CONVERTING THE SIOUX. The Congressional Commission Is Trying to. Bat Saceess Does Sot Seem an Im mediate 8urety-—Monday's Conference Had to Be Postponed Till To-day in Order to Head Off the Snrly Beds, STADNING ROCK, Dak., Aug. 8.—It was believed that the conference between the commissioners and the Indians would be closed Monday, but the commissioners averted defeat bv refusing to confer be fore Wednesday. In the meantime Agent McLaughlin, who has a wondertul influence with the Indians, will work night and day in camp and at the agency to convert the reds. He has the confi dence of the Indians, and they believe what he says. At the private Indian council Chief Gall, Two-Packs fnd others spoke, and after stating their oft-repeated objec tions to the treaty they discussed the question of rations and other topics most pleasant to the tribes. Gall ad vised his camp to go to the conference, which was to have been held Mon day, and listen respectfully to what the commissioners had to say, and then to render the final de'eision and return to their farms. The most sensational news that has been received iu camp was brought in Monday night by four Indians, who were sent to the lower agency to ascertain the feeling among the reds there and to report their desires. The Indians all gathered in council to hear the report, which was to the effect thai the In dians of the lower agencies have decided to sign neither the affirmative nor the negative paper. Their report also explaira the theory that all the Indians on the reservation will vote as do those here, for the runners stated that the lower braves say they will not sign, whether their Standing Rock brethren do or not. This is largely' the result of the work of Red Cloud, who is laboring ceaselessly against the treaty. FIVE VICTIMS OF A BANQUET. Annual Dinner of the Marietta College Pro-res a Serious Affair for Some of the Onests. MARIETTA, Ohio, Aug. 8.—Since the annual banquet of the alumni of Mar ietta college, held in June last, five of •those who were present have died. Im mediately after the banquet about forty of the guests were taken violently ill, some portion of the repast, presumably the ice cream, having an emetical effect upon them. Four of them have died within the past three weeks, and Charles Price, the fifth victim, has just died. An investigation will be had.. Wilt Fight the Australian Middleweight. NEW YORK, Aug. 8.—Billy Madden has succeeded in arranging a fight be tween Tom Lees, the Australian middle weight, and Jimmy Carroll, of Brooklyn, who was talked of as an opponent to Dempsey. .They will meet in public for the gate money within three weeks at a point yet to be selected. A SOLDIER'S FUNERAL. LAST HONORS TO SHERIDAN WILL BE FREE FROM DISPLAY, AND HIS REMAINS WILL REST 'BESIDE 15,000 COMRADES IN THE ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEM ETERY AT WASHINGTON. Mrs. Sheridan, Being a Devout Catholic, Prefers That the Remains Do Not Lie in State at the Capitol—The Widow Declines a Guard of Honor from the Governor of Massachusetts—Sheridan's Army Friends Speak Well Deserved Words of Praise. WASHINGTON, Aug. 8.—It has been de cided to bury Gen. Sheridan at the Ar lington National cemetery, near the graves of the 15,000 Union soldiers buried there. This is Mrs. Sheridan's wish, and Gen. MacFeeley and other personal friends have gone there to select a site. This will be kept sacred for the family. Funeral arrangements her# have been placed in charge of Dr. O'Reilly, one oi the general's physicians, who will arrive here from Nonquitt some time during the day. But nothing is known outside oi the fact that it will take effect Saturday. It is understood that Mrs. Sheridan is 6pposed to having the body lie in state at the capitol, as she is a devoted Catho lic and prefers the services to be held at St. Mathew's church. The services, at her request, will be of the simplest pos sible description. Cardinal Gibbons will officiate, and will be assisted by the en tire Catholic clergy of this city and some from Baltimore, and possibly Bishop Keane, of Richmond. The Route to Be Taken. NONQUITT, Mass., Aug. 8. —Col. M. V. Sheridan says the funeral party will leave Wednesday by special boat for New Bed ford and thence by special to Boston. From Boston the route will be the New York and New England railroad to New York and the Pennsylvania railroad to Washington. No services will be held at Nonquitt. The offer by the governor of Massachusetts of a guard of honor has been declined on account of Mrs. Sheri dan's desire to avoid any unnecessary dis play. The family are very appreciative, however, of the honor conferred. The National League Sends a Message of Condolence. LINCOLN, Aug. 8.—President John Fitzgerald, of the Irish National League of America, has sent the following tele gram of condolence to Col. Michael Sher idan at Nonquitt: The IriSh National League of America sympathise* in your sad bereavement, and begs you to convey to Mrs. Philip H. Sheridan and family its condolence in the great affliction that has befallen them in the death of her gallant and beloved husband. The Irish race unites with the American people in the national sorrow that mourns the loss of the Irish-Amer ican hero of Winchester, whose military genius contributed so much to save the union, and whose devotion to Ireland .was second only to his love for America. HIS LONG ILLNESS. History of the Malady Which Terminated Sheridan's Brilliant Career. WASHINGTON, Aug. 8.—The illness which resulted in Gen. Sheridan's death commenced on the 12th of May last, im mediately aftdr his return from a tour of inspection out West. He complained of feeling worn out, but came down to the office each day for about a week. He was then forced to remain indoors, and Tues day, May '*£, he had a severe attack of heart failure, which greatly alarmed his family and physicians. On Friday of the week ending May *26 he had several attacks of heart failure, and these increased in violence with each succeeding attack. Several times dur ing his illness it seemed as if life had become extinct, but, by the adoption of radical meas ures, the action of the heart was stimu lated and he was brought around again. His heart one time ceased to beat for a full second, but the extraordinary watch fulness and care of the attending physi cians brought him back to consciousness again. New complications set in it wasdecltied by the physicians, after several con sultations, that the patient must be removed, as he would be utterly unable in his weakened state to with stand a period of prolonged heat. Accordingly, on Saturday, June 20, he was, after several delays, placed on the United States ship Swatara and taken to Nonquitt, Mass.,-which place he reached after several stops, caused by recurrences of the heart trouble. SHERMAN AND SCHOFIELD. They Each Pay a High Tribute to the Memory of Their Dead Comrade. NEW YORK, Aug. 8.—When informed by a reporter that his old friend and com rade, Gen. Sheridan, was dead, Gen. Sherman was visibly affected, despite the fact that be had expected the sad intelli gence and was to some extent prepared forit. "Sheridan was eleven years younger than me," said Gen. Sherman musingly, "for he was born in 1831. To Mrs. Sher man and myself he was always a com paratively young man. In the ordinary course Phil should have outlived me now, that he is gone, the people of this country have lost a gallant and a great soldier." When John M. Sehofleld beard of Sher idan's death, he said: "I deeply regret the loss the army has sustained, and I have lost a very dear comrade* and life-long friend. Sheridan and I were at West Point together. "Regarding Gen. Sheridan's military career I do not know that I can say any thing to add to his fame. Both Grant and Sherman have taken occasion in their memoirs to speak of Sheridan in the highest terms, and I consider the esti mates of these two chief commander^ are just, and their praise well deserved. Grant knew Sheridan best, and his trib ute to the gallant subordinate is one of the many touches which have revealed to us the true character and generous na ture of the greatest soldier of his time. Every officer I have ever met, whatever rank they might have held, who served under Sheridan in the West or the East, have Bhown by their language that they loved and honored him. That is some thing you cannot say for every man who wore the shoulder straps of a general." The News in England. LONDON, Aug. 8.—All of the evening papers speak regretfully of Gen. Sheri dan's death, and in recounting his deeds praise him for his brilliancy as a com mander and a tactician. The Globe is especially kind, and it eulogizes him at length. It commends him highly for his ability to control volunteers, and thinks that the legacy tfact wilt be left by such men as Sheridan, Grant, Sharman and Lee is this: That volunteers may be trusted, but it is madness to leave them untrained and unprepared. WILLIAM'S VISIT TO.ROME. It Has to Do with Military Matters Only and the Relations Between the Vatican and the Italian Government Will Not Be Meddled with by Germany's Kins. ROME, Aug. 8.—Germany has given the pope to understand that the visit of the emperor to Rome has to do purely with the military relations, and that the relations between the Vatican and the Italian government will in no manner be touched upon. The most cordial letters have been exchanged between William and Humbert with reference to the ap proaching visit. BIG STRIKE THREATENED. English Woolen Mill Hands Demand More Wages. LONDON, Aug. 8.—Card-room hands in the Blackburn mills threaten to strike unless an advance of 10. per cent, is granted. Eighty thousand operatives are employed. Political and Labor Troubles in France, PARIS, Aug. 8.—The Royalists of the department of Chorente have issued a circular to their friends warning them that as they value the honor and dignity of the party not to vote for Gen. Bou langer, whb, they assert, is now sup ported by few others except Bonapart ists. The volume of the strikers has been Bwelled by the Masons, who de mand six francs per day, instead of five. The Pope's Health Improves* ROME, Aug. 8.—The health of the Holy Father has improved of late. The min eral water regime has been abandoned and tonics resorted to. There are hopes of complete restoration at an early day. His Hoiinpss takes exercise in the gar dens of the Vatican daily. Forbids Public Assemblages. PARIS, Aug. 8.—The mayor of Amiens has forbidden the public to assemble. Strikers continve their agitation, troops guard the town hall and patrol the streets. Several additional arrests have been made. A Queen's Domestle Muddles. LONDON, Aug. 8.—It is announced that Queen Natalie will appear in person be fore the synod of Belgrade to oppose a decree of divorce or separation. DETAILS OF THE TARIFF BILL. The Senate Sub-committee Is Working on Them Early and Late, WASHINGTON, Aug. 8.— The senate tariff sub-committee is still at work early and late upon the details of the tariff bill, with the determination to make all necessary changes in the original draft before it is reported to the full committee of the sen ate, expecting thereby to bring out a measure which the majority in the sen ate can stand by as a whole. It is, at- the same time, giving brief, informal hear ings to all who come. It hopes to have tne work completed this week. DEMOCRATIC, AS USUAL. Alabama State Election Turns Out the Same as It Always Has. MONTGOMERT, Ala, Aug. 8.—There was so little opposition to the Democratic state and county tickets that there was little effort to secure news. The Repub licans had county tickets in half a dozen counties and there were very few independent tickets. The local con tests were betweeft Democrats. The leg islature is overwhelmingly Democratic in both branches, while Governor Seay and the Democratic state ticket carry nearly every county by considerable ma jorities. This Is Due to Gen. Black. WASHINGTON, Ang. 8.—Col. Laittont said that he thought it due to Gen Black, commissioner of pensions, to say that there was no truth in the reports that Gen. Black's resignation had been requested, or that there were any differ ences whatever between him and any member of the administration. 0&S NO 5) 'W! HELP FOR FISHERMEN. NORTH ATLANTIC SQUADRON OR DERED TO ST. LAWRENCE GULF. No Troubles Are Expected, But the Presence of American War Vessels Will Sort of Brace Up Our Interests There and Make the Men Feel Better. NEWPORT. R. L, Aug. 8.—The North Atlantic squadron, under command of Rear Admiral Stephen B. Luce, has been ordered to proceed to the fishing arounds in the Gulf of St. Lawrence to look after American interests there and afford fish ermen such protection and assistance as they may require. No troubles are ex pected, but it iB thought that this will have a good effect upon our fishermen and impress upon their minds the fact that the government is looking after their interests. Only three vessels are available for the service, the Galena, 1 Commander Colby M. Chester the Ossi pee, Commander William Bainbrldge: Hoff the Yantic, Commander Heyerman. I The Hagship Pensacola,. Capt. A. R. Yates, is undergoing repairs at the Nor folk navy yard. The Ossippee will sail Friday for Halifax, N. S. CONGRESSIONAL PROCEEDINGS. 1 The House I^cusses the Advisability to Have the Departments Represented in the Cnlnmbns Centennial. WASHINGTON, Aug. 8.—On motion of Outhwaith, of Ohio, the bill authorizing congress to make an appropriation for the purpose of representing the several executives at the centennial exposition to be held at Columbus was taken up and discussed. In the senate Jones presented a resolu tion authorizing the senate finance com mittee to investigate and inqnire into the truth of the supposed pool the cotton bagging manufacture. Adopted. A jonit resolution was passed allowing .• the Loyal Legion, G. A. R. and Mexican I War Veterans to wear a common badge, to be provided by the G. A. R. society, A HOG THIEF AND CONVICT. Sucb In the Record of the Latest Mur dered Man In Chicago. CHICAGO, Aug. 8.—Dennis McGurl has just died from gunshot wounds received a week ago in a quarrel with Henry Hacker, a German. McGurl had serve£ a year in the penitentiary £or stealing hogs Hacker is an old man and peace able, but McGurl entered his yard and insisted upon quarreling. Hacker rushed into his house, secured a shotgun and discharged its contents into McGurL Hacker is out on bail, but will "be re arrested. VIOLENT DEATHS IN CHICAGd. They Were Numerous During the Past Twenty-Fonr Hours. CHICAGO, Aug. 8.—Violent deaths have been unusually numerous within the past twenty-four hours. Reports show that two persons died from injuries re ceived in assaults, three were killed at railroad crossings, two deaths by drown ing and one fatally injured by a grip car. At 7:30 a. m. the body of Michael Reese, a prominent citizen, was found in Lin coln Park. It is supposed he died from heart disease. The Utes Have Cleared Out. it. DENVER, Col., Aug. 8.—'News from Ig- nacio, the headquarters of the Southern Utes, is to the effect that the Utes have suddenly disappeared. It is believed that they have left their villages for the pur pose of having a conference with the Northern Utes before meeting the United States commission that is to negotiate with them for their rmoval to Utah. BY A GASOLINE STOVE EXPLOSION. A Cleveland Woman Burned to Death and Her Husband Becomes a Maniac. CLEVELAND, Aug. 8.—Mrs. George -Allen was burned to death late in the night by the explosion of a gasoline stove. She rushed from her house and fell upon the pavement. Every particle , of clothing was burned off but .her shoes. Her husband is now a maniac from the shock. All Saw the Sea Serpent. PROVIDENCE, R. I., Aug. 8.— Capt. Del aroy and the crew of the sloop Mary Lane, with quahogs from New London, saw the sea serpent off Port Judith. The creature was seventy feet long, as big around as a barrel, with eyes as large as the crown of a hat, and its jaws were five feet long and studded with six-inch teeth. Advancing Freight Rates to Mississippi River Points. CHICAGO, Aug. 8.—At a meeting of freight agents held in the Rookery build ing all Illinois roads were represented. After two hours' wrangling adjournment was had until the afternoon. Rates to Mississippi points will probably be ad ranced, also the Wabash rates to Toledo. Wants to Become a Mnsenm Freak. NEW YORK, Aug. 8.—Matt Byrnes, the Staten Island youth who jumped from the Brooklyn bridge Friday last, has stated that the incentive for his act was ambition to become a star attraction in a dime museum. Fetr Winona Printers Strike. WA INONA, Minn., Aug. 8.—The compos itors and pressman of the Herald sturck for shorter hours. Their places were partly filled with men from La Crosse and the paper is appearing as ustaaL^^ Wace* of Glass-Workers. ». PITTSBURG, Aug. 8.—The wages of the tableware glass-workers have .been set tled by a conference in this, city on prac tically the same basis as last year. All of the flint glass factories will resume en Monday.