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::,,lgh )out!l and ll istl and mournful rain
'1T'e w ind=t cry merrily from the maint
'A. ! r the stort . iunIshioe again!"
2,\i-n frosts of winter whiten all.
r trewing abroad their flaky pall,
'1 : pri g!i ide uatt s its Inapi( call.
'hlcll, oan the fresh and crispy air,
1\t i nih nature iciled and bare,
i',, ni,' chee:rily the morning fair.
I:t t,: the willi-wood song-birds tly,
.An, buda pleep ou~t o.r_ the branches high,
\'hi:!i w:ave.ets w hisper and cloudlete sigh.
h, i, thi, lihe o ne. sadl and drear,
c i.l. stands ready to kiss each tear
e ttroi.cl hearted to -.evenv are near;
-David Grahaa A de e.
F'rom Annals of Fort Mackinac.
bfY LItIT. D. D. . KEITON, C. S. A.
(Capt,,,in Rtobertson was a gay young EI1- n
gleish ollicer and a great admirer of the la
dies. One pleasant summer evening, as
ite was strolling in the woods at the back
of the ftrt enjoying hi, pipe, he suddenly
htliw.ll, a few rods before him anld just
Sr.~ing his iipatt., a female of most ex
i:t lort, . etature, andi complexion; she
5 j-redl :th'Iut nitwtenn; was simply dress
d: wie it r long, black hair in flowing
iitra: a'it a :t Ilt moeint, she turned
cu1 h:Ier i..if(iS ees, her whole coun
ýtk .-r u.i°q oigh tiln uip w ith anim ation, the.h
1:: liit at iti thonght he had never seen
r~1 , i:! oii'!fl tn ilteature. lie politely doffed
i i; :-;ti ettitkeelle his steps, hoping to
-'Ig he: r in ctonrlversation. She likewise
t:-: evide+tly with the design of es
:;in. hinm. PIresentyi she disappeared t
!'.u :i curve in the road, an l obe't,-ol 1
,. 0 . tia qrteirs that night noth
i;,~ v: n ::! of but the young lady aniE
h.,, , . l. i :ititv. She was clearly not t
a .., :: s . , vessel itad been known to t
to t tie 1lantl for many a week. Who c
,.cll; ,! he be? ('aptai hRobertson could
h:atdy la: that night. A rigid inquiry -
wt:, il:e.ithut,'; ini the village. The only t
et!; t W - te: itt eilder as intense curiosity r
in the ev:;. ,, :already existed among tei te
gatrei:on. t
A Ilhe shlet s of evsening drew near, the P
Capri w as ,ga:lit walking itn the pleasant e
groves en ujo ting the deiightful breezes and a:
the whid of his favorite pipe. He was
thinking of' last evetning's applarition, and ti
blanmritie hi tntelf for not pressing on more P
vigoroItIyl, or at least calling to the fair n
spectre. At this moment, raising his eyes v
from the ground, there she was again, ti
slowly preceding him at a distance of n
scarcely more than thirty yards. As soon aR
as his astonishment would permit, and as tr
speedily as he could frame an excuse, he hi
called to her: "Mademoiselle, I-I beg st
your pardon.""
She turned on him one glance, her face ot
radiant with smiles, then redoubled her cit
pace. The (Ctp:ain redoubled his, and soon I th
broke into a run. Ste still kept the inter-, tb
val betwecen them undiminished. A iti
bend in trhe road, and again she was sh
gone. Captaitn tobertson sought her de
quickly, but in vain; he then rushed back of
to the fort and call out a general possee of eij
officers antd men to sconr the island, and, b.
by capturing the mnaideni to solve the mys- s k
tery. 'Thouglm the search was kept up till as
a late hour in the night, not a trace could be
be foundt of iher. The Captain now began sit
to be laughed at, and jokes were freely de
bandied at his expense. of
Two days lpassed away, and the fantasy su;
of Captain Robertson began to be forgotten th
by his brotiter offeers, but the Captain sel
htimself maiiintained a gloomy, thoughtful bel
mood-the tr'utim is he was in love with the cat
woman he had only seen twice, and whom, the
he felt assured, was somewhere secreted on fro
the island. P'lans for her discovery revel- tut
edl in his brain night and day, and visions ls
of romance anti happiness were ever flit- del
ting before his eyes. It was on the even- bat
Ing of the second .that hle was irresistibly blo
led to walk in the shady path in which the of
apparation had twice appeared to him. It wh
led to the brow of the precipice at the ing
eouttheastern corner ol the island. lie had dre
nearly reached the famous point from wo
which we now look dtown perpendicularly fac
128 feet into the placid waters of lake Hu- wh
ron, whein, sitting on a large stone, appa- wi
rcntly enjoying tihe magniflcent scene
apirlead out before her, he discovered the i
object of his solicitude. Escape from him
was nmow impossible, silently he stole up chi
to her. A crunching of the gravel under Cra
his feet, however, didstutbi! d her, and turn- i leg
ing, her eves met lii. iur
"Pretty maiden, why thus attempt to
;eude me? Who wae you? There was no
anisw, r, but the lady arose from the rock
sad retreated nearer the brink of the preci
pI:e, at the same time glancing to the right
;alN l.It,aS if Bseking a loophole of escape.
"l)o Lno" lar -ie," zaid the Captain, "I
'Ou1 coLnntlauaer of the garrison at the fort
here. No harm shal colle to you, but do
pray tell me who you are, and how you
caIne on this Island !'
The latdy still maintained a stolid silence,
but in the fading light looked more beau
tiful than ever. She was now standing
within three feet of the brink with her
back to the terrible abyss. The Cabtain
shuddered at the thought of her making
an unguarded step and being dashed to
pieces on the rocks below. So he tried to
calm her fears lest, in her agitation, she
might precipitate a terrible catastrophe.
"My dear young lady, he began, "I
see you fear me, and I will leave you; but
for heaven's aake do pray tell: me your.
_ = lame and where you reside. Not a hair
of your head shall be harmed, but Captain
Robertson, your devoted servant, will go
through fire and water to do your coin=
Iimands. Once more, my dear girl, do
speak to me, if bet a word before we part."
As the Captain warmed up in his ad
dress, he incatilonsly advanced a step.
The girl retreated another step, and now
stood where the sliglhtest loss otf b;d:anc
must prove her death.
Quick as thought, the iCap.,t)in sprang
forward to seize her a:id avert so terrible a
tragedy, but just as the clutched her arm.
she threw herself back)wjr'd into the
chasm, drawing her tort eritor "nd would
he savior with her, and &eh wetr. ttl sant
ly dashed c n the rocks below.
HI is mangled remains were found at the
foot of the precipice, but, singular as it
may seem, not a vestige could be found of
T- the woman for whose life his own had
been sacrificed. His body alone could be
discovered and it was taken up and urir:,d
in a shady nook near the middle 'of the
island. He was long mourned by his mena
and brother officers, for he was much be
loved for his high social qualities and gen
eral deportment; but by and by it began
to be whispered that the Captain had in
dulged toto freely in the fine old French
brandy that the fur-traders brought up
from Montreal, and that the lady he pro
l fessed to see was a mere ignis fatuus ,t hif.
own excited Imagination. But the mantle
of charity has been thrown over the tr'age
dy, and a common-place explanation given
h for the name the rocky point has wa-fiired,
ng of "Robertsoh,'s Folly."
8- -
.w Joseph Sayers Rteceives Twenty
en i five LJashes~ with the Cart-'o-.
id nine.tails,.
to --
se On the 26th day of April Joseph Savers,
- a shoemaker, aged 29 years, was sentenced
;d to six inoilths' imprisonment at hard labor
nh in the Central prison, and to receive at the
expiration of the first three months in i.t.
t- time twenty-live la;shes "wvithi an it1J:-ir- L
ri ment called the cat-'o-:nine-tails': or a):a
,t outrage on a girl aged f years. 'Thie iat
Ster portion of tie sentence was. c.';rried t
3 out yesterday at i.tnlf-uat -- ii n l.the Cii
i tral prsion. For the rast ftor!tigh Sayers
Sha been in great. tdi-iless at the ;:.ntici
v tion of the im!pendiing punishmient ;and nhas.i
repeatedly appealeii to the warden with tvi
a the purpose of havinig his flogging remit
ted. It is the warden's exuerienlc that
e prisoners who are to be whipped actually t,
t endure more torture from tihe time tihey
Saie sentenced until the dreaded tiple:
comes than during the time itself when
Sthe demands of the law are being con
* piled with. Be that as it may, Sayers did
r not exhibit any signs of faltering when he tl
s was led from tile shoemakers' workshop to
the end of the coridor in the prison base
ment. fe looked sullen and unconcerned
as he was bound ankle and wrist to the
s triangle, after having previously stripped
himself to the waist; a collar made of D
stiff canvass protected his neck.
All being in readiness, the warden read
out the sentence by virtue of which the
castigation was to be administered, and as sa
the deputy warden uttered the word 'One,' t
the "cat," wielded by the guards, circled
itself up snakewise in the air, and then
shot out straight with a hissing sound, and in
descended upon thile right shoulder blade w
of the wretch, left as a mark of its passage trl
eight roseate spo;e, obliquely dotting the t
back to the waist. By the third stroke the re
skin had become uniformly a deep crimson, I
as if blistered, and after the sixth the flesh lie
began to quivei and ,undulate under each
stroke. Every lash caused the color to
deepen until it turned to a sombre shade l
of purple; at the eleventh stroke Sayers r
sunk slightly, this being the only evidence re
that he was feeling pain; he braced him- I.
self up during the twelfth stroke, but num
bers thirteen, fourteen and fifteen again
caused him to sink; at the sixteenth stroke
the nine times knotted nine whip lash flew st.
from the stock, and a iresh cat was substi
tuted. By the time thie' twenty-fifth and
last lash was applied the prisoner bore evi
dence ot the instrument's cruel effects, his j
Sback being dotted with glistening drops of if i
blood. Not a groan, not a cry, not a sound sul
of any kind eseaped from Joseph Sayers diit
while he was undergoing torture. On be- SI
ing untied after it was over; he quietly bat
dressed himself and walked back to his ,
workshop, apparently quite unmoved. His by
face bore the same sullen expression it did the
when he first found himself face to tace T'i
with the triangle.-Toronto Globe. I an
How the Judge Crossed thie Creek.
"We were riding along the road one
chilly day in November," said Gen. James
Craig, talking about court business and
legal talent, "when we struck a small
stream that appeared to be about 30 yards
wide. 'loullo,' said Judge Norton: of 3Mi
souri, 'this is a new stream to me. lowt
shall we cross it?' Taking advantage of
his ignorance, I pretended to survey the
situation, and after emerging irom the
thicket I solemnly inquired: 'Judge, can
you swim ?' 'Like a fish,' he replied,wlile
his eyes twinkled in the expectation of dis
playing his ability in that direction. 'I
can't,' said I. 'Suppose you strip off and
swim across, testing the depth as you go,
and give me the advantage of your experi
ence.' 'All right,' he said,, dismounting
from his horse, Then he removed all his
clothes, tied them together, placed them
safely between his teeth, and started cau
tiously into the creek. Ichoked my hand
kerchief into my mouth to koep from
laughing, while the Judge gravely waded
across through exactly four inches of wa
ter; but you would have died to see his
look of disgust when he reached the oppo
site bank. His feet were blue with mud,
but his ankles were scarcely toiched by
the water. It was three straight days be
f,.-e he spoke to me agaltn."-Philadelphia
[iant er SSIA HOSTILE,
I go Pr. J)ectivet Trouble Bel~weein the
(In g~" t- -.irh ai , the Lntion Ove oi y
be i.'sued! ,'.;.ar:liny+ t, t)ho exh-enci'es of
]ithe si+_t~tuat~ionan alJ; erLt dw, :rivtal ot Ouo
t. Egypt.
I AMLiI, ASeI.nour Openos oirn the
'lw e of A okir , ,+deay showed A t Arabi
Pamsh:.'s vid[,t,-., a++.e [it +.ose pro:ximity to
the wk. e isy of whirt e f. on
Sth.e for i.. a: mor |I fo rci/'(.t T*he+ rQbels a+,re to
str-:ng]thenqing theti+r life.+ ti:.-.r F(. MTarion~. A.
So metL repor-t see+in,, Ar.aba. Pa.sha:, in, ,'ampn t h
with ieve'ral Eul{r , ioTf A' .
hi o'ock i. hi--The rso T .n ,r .ih
ihasv Ien informped i that Admiral Seym.our
.ALEXAND_;iA, Augu~sL 1,---Ti'J a.nne+ el"
the c.all upon the governor of ort Said ye-.
T4 taterdv who learn If he wts. adherent to Aribi
ofnd tah or the ihedive. l. h'le reply thetr
d governor referred Seymou oki after to their concea.- C
cding to i ite iligenie received herestk
the iterly ho.io le att itud the ctiof Rl-s - to F
the naiJlVe ])Oli(e.
All 'er is ine to t the feroa nit:atiire of the
war spplXy ave sdbridet ,
OVER Ha!AL ,', IOL'sA+ND, fe1
etimated at 50. issatisfied with
The inKhedpive dipent athtitude of England, andemis
i ary to tl camp of Arabi Pasha foratin that
EgI n od, n t~eir tin ei'ircnsraInees, woidild
purpo.e of p(curing theask of rleas.eorig order ind
np Egypt all :oiat
;.hipm.<n Dechair. a
who ordered him ent r Cairo, a0rnd be well
treatedI lie t tis now omportabty !odgedt
there, and ha been' allowed to write to
Arabi P-asha has oflfered .8300 for thedr
4head of Morocco Rey. t
A telegram from rebel sorces oat Cairoi
states that tile rebel governmen t is min- n
taining refugees from all Alexandria. N'a-te
tite journals commen.t upon John Bright's
resignation f'rom the British cabinet. the
The governor eof Asiot, with 2,000 men, l
r'7ta',':: ' (AC ti'4
' t li X . . ý { N D I 3 ° -a ! ( , _ 1 -.z , r K i t t e , ti ' " t Ji e
is ho didg the tow3'n or the Khedive. Asiote
is the capitra and largest city in upper be r
Egypt. It i the most important military t
iii -4" -0' IC~4i'''~i' i''14C4
station south of Cairo, and controls com
n niation with Dl irfour and Senaar.is
U I ti t_'. 41447ii14 i =A
1 lif w,"crký n theiply o f w hviteflgso
4WtI''iti('" tr`ý HIM Mayi deerV Ftbui'. arocA
wih eera HALF Atu~il 'IUI)U .'ISAN 1*1
s h'coc 1' 4 1 31,hro h'it gutn , t . ('11'4 :d'1 c ii ~ Il;
havetinmt'' 'it'ea lie(n3itAb0.rb
L' THFn itA CATUR Ut 1.---SIIIPM sAN o
' file soin dive'; dintatseriu a is~native cmi
I' ar e t oo ters ca pofý t Ar"i a ashte r theircnel o
the iv I05C ol rcrigte eeseo
2iii PLENTY OF ii ir. 1
Al whfreared hi i sen-ti to Cairoe fandue of tel
I tweae.'.' :+i~le av is nowcortorahy od
There andme haf Ceeti allwel murdere toc
srtotecmofArabi Pasha hsofrd£0 for thede
heados of Morocuoriny the ees fMd
Aimi teecrai ro. relsre aCiRoDM
4 5ttP9tiln th reel gvermen iS llrn- ra
Great Britain.
LoNDoN, Aug. 1.-It is understood that
f if the Turkish expedition starts without the
I sultan previously complying with the con
?ditions demanded by Englund, Admiral
Seynmour will be ordered to conduct it
back again.
The Times says; "The time has gone
by when Turkey could be allowed to take
the whole matter into her own hands. If
Turkey goes to Egypt, she must not go as
an ally but as a subordinate of England." i
In the commons, Dilke, under foreign
secretary, stated that Onou, the Russian
delegate, has been ordered to rejoin the
conference of the powers. All the great
powers, he added, have agreed to ask the
porte th:t Arabi Pasha be proclaimed a
During the fire on the steamship Gellert,
the cabin passengers remained drawn up
upon the (ldeck, awaiting orders. Most of
the steerage passengers were Polish Jews,
who howled and screamed horribly. The
course of the vessel was changed so as to
bring her in the most frequent track of
shipping. When the deck was cut the iron
was found to be red hot. If the fire had
continued a few moments longer it-must)
have communicated to the state rooms and
a large quantity of rosin, when it would !
have been impossible to save the ship.
Parnell has issued an urgent whip to the
Irish -nmembers. of the commons to oppose
the amendments made in the lords to thei
arrears of rent bill.
The Tiesn , in a forecast of the English 1
harvest, says wheat willnot nearly amount :i
to a fair average crop and that it will be no .
better tihan for tihe last five years. Barley
promises rather less than an atverage yield.
i Oats agre good.
I'n the house oflords this afternoon oil
the report of tile arrears bill from the com
mittee of the whole, various amendments
Ite of minor importance were proposed, ..ome.
of ,which were adopted. The bill then
passed its third reading and will be re
turned to the commons. O1ie amendment,
that introduced by the duke of Abercorn,
makes it compulsory for the lalit.coniais
sioner, und.C c :cumstances sea forth in
the l' e cthe bill, to order pay
ment $ r. . the nntec ,ent a ears.
The baily ews sa . iere is a i;ssibil
Sitvy of dissolution of parliament either by
' destone, or after his acceptance of office,
Js by the marquis . bf Salisbury after attacking
' the !houseL of lords as being an unreprsen- i
tative chatmberand declaring that the coun
try will do well to ask itself how far the
c existence of the house of lords in its pres
- ent shape is consistent with the interest of
e the realm. The News says it hopes the
h lords will give way in their opposition to
d the arrears of rent bill and shrink from the
it responsibilities of obstinacy.
I In the commons, last evening, the gov
- ermnent consented, after long discussion,
to modify IHarington's motion approving
e the de.sp. atch to Egypt of 5,000 Indian
troops, with a reserve of 1,500 menet , so as I
to leave the question of charging the cost.
of the expedition on Indian finances open
for future discussion.
It is stated that the government is nogo
tiatin to iay a able from Alexandria to t
Port S~ id. I
fihe Daily N s cnat°a sidt9rs that Fngland ii
must in tco)ninon prudence prevent It rk- d
of the Cold Str~a:m guasr l Is embiarked fi
for Egypt Jb
TMALTA, Ak, l,.--The Seventy-tfifth rhegi
ment has emrb:rked for Egypt.
Germa, y..
i :vu x. Aug. i.-The refiusl of Italy to
co-operate with England in putting down
Arabi Pasta may be taken as rep"ee:.Hting
tihe attitwe of Germany and Austrria.
High a& .,rities at Berlin assert thiat us4
sci is a:brt' to quit iner lplSive att iu eo ii i1
I ivor of ,ne direct!i v hostile to British pre- i
ternlion in Egypt.
Spatn. 't
t'IE:N''Y OF MONEY. i to
. M ra, t, Aug. 1,-A. statement is pub- t
lished refuting i;-: assertion oft foreign o
journais t pa. Sp-ain is unable to furnish i P
I tnstrt5<r ? a r,'- ,,f 4 5,0. awI(nO to
Egypt. kW
France. th
PARis, Aug. I--Presidctr Grevy 0on- o1
ferred to-day with thie presidents of both ar:
chambers and with Leon Say and .Jules cor
Ferry, butso far .noblody has been entrusted aI
with the formation of a rabinet. u :
Kussia. Iro
&8r. PETiRSY Tno, Aug. l.-Fifty houses Ft
and a wooden bridge have been burned on in
Krestousky island in the Neva:, one of the kn
islands on which tile city it built. wE
OSAKIS, Minn., August 1.-Ed. Saun
e ders, a brakeman, was killed at Melrose
this morning. As train No. 6 approached
0 Melrose, Saunders, who was acting as head
brakeman, attempted to jump from the
tender of the engine to the head car, but in
some way missed his hold and fell between
the wheels, the train passing over him and
killing him instantly. Saunders was a
t resident of this place, and his remains will
r be sent here for burial. HIe leaves a wife
to mourn his loss.
MILWAU KEE, August 1.--Oti July 11thi
John H. Simmons and his wife, postmaster
at South Byron, Wis., were indicted for
opening and prying into correspondence
passing through their hands. They were
larrested and brought to this city to-day.
They both pleaded notguilty and gave bail
of $500 each for trial at the October term
of court. Mrs. Simmons is charged with
having opened a letter of a young man
named Thompson written to her unmarried
sister, Miss Mary Simmoi.s.
WINONA, Minn., August 1.--Last night
a man named Norman Wells, a resident of
Byron, about 60 years old, was run over by
cars on the Chicago & Northwestern rail
road, on a curve leading to the bridge.
When picked up he was almost a& unrec
ognizable mass of flesh and bones,but life
lingered until this morning, when he died.
He had been on a spree previously, which
was undoubtedly the cause of the accident.
GOSPORT, Ind., August 1.-The boiler of
Ramberger & White's sawmills exploded
to-day, killing Robert Rooke, head sawyer,
instantly, seriously injuring John McLes
ter and slightly hurting several others.
LA CRossE, August 1.--A young boy,
ion of R. C. Adams, searching salesman
for HIogar & Cook, of this city, was drown- I
ed about 6 o'clock in a slough north of this t
city. The young man was fishing in com
pany with a number of playmates and his
hook becoming fastened, he took off his
clothes to extricate it and drowned..
lost TWeather IILortality in 1ew rlork.
NEW YORK, Aug. 4.-Within the last
twenty-four hour 159 deaths were record
ed, eighty-six being children, from cholera j
Infantuma. Fiv cididren db~ to-day fromm I
ihe heat, jim
A Border Operator Atteimpts to
SSteal $3,000 by a Bog~ s
oin Telegram.
its An Ohio UefauiterCaught by the L-aw
na La.rantie City, .VyoTr i>S.
S KANzAcs CITY, Aug 6.-On WVednesdav
ln iast the bank of Kans a City receiýfe i
ip' telegram from Los Veg:is N. M., order-i
in i g $3,000 to be sent to Burton, Kans:s.
I R he dis patei y.s auilplVy sig ' , i'ank of
t ¥r.e X as," and w lctta receiveil her ¬Z, ex
cite! spiciou ias altdispatches sent by
the baIn I are signed by the cadier. Al
telegram was sent to the cashier by the
Sibank here, askingif the money was order-'¬
ed and he replied that it had not been or
dered and that the dispatchi ordering it
e as a friaud. The nlntter was Investigat
, ed and the fact learned that the bogugs tele
Sg-rm - was sent from the Los Veg.as tele
e graph office by some unknown person,
t presumably a telegraph operator, during
1e the absenwe of the regular operator. The
trick was a slick one, but did not work.
I'he matter is being investigated, but no
clue to the guilty partry is found. Even
the addres to which the money was to be
sent cannt be leairned.
I. ATRa--C. N., or "Peg Leg" Landers,
a widely known telegraphi operator, is the
,t culprit. I
n A Virginia. Duel Enta. Fatally.
PETERBcra, Va., Aug. 5.-A duel he
o tween Joseph Addison, of Baltimore, and
Richenrd Garland, of Luneburg county, was
i tiught at a distance of six feet t:o-day. Ad
di son's pistol held fire four times, he only .
fired once, and the bullet striking GCarland
Sin the wrist. (i;narland's l)istol was Hfred
I four times, the last shot taking effect. The
bullet enerlied Addi.on's boidy near the
dnaval, lodging under the skin of the back. i
Addison has died. The duel rte. u!rted
Iromn Garnitin's t,,ling" it young lady who
residei in ln-i)tbur'g con.mty, to whoat Ad
dison was enge:iei to be maurried. ra; A,! -
disen was flirting withi her.
Nine Rountds Foullgt.
(C:ssNarr, July 2.-R-ctd Wildon Ci
this city and Jim llFurst of Louisville, hay- t
in had at grudge lotr seone time, agreed to i ci
etai ie it aicorl'ding to the rules of the prize a!
Sling. Accordingly, with a small stake up T
andm very fw' personal friends: they drove e
to a qliet grove, eight or toll miles from a5
the city, y'esterda y nat,,rnloo, to have it ti.
out., Kidl Fagin s.,ecnleti., Wtilson, andW
Peggy Riyaznt served Fou-rst. Joe. C. .Allen t,
v as referee, and lJerry A`stin ti me- '
keeper. Nine rounds were tfught. In 1m
the !lr;t round Wilson drew blood, and the rin
men exchai:ied knock downs. In the see- ba
ond round Wilson sent Ftirst to his corner, tI1
and in the third round Furst returned the jII
compliment. Both men went to grass s
alter hard fighting in the fourth round,
-:uid in the fifth Wilson struck Furst in the
i o.uth, knocking hintm down. In the sixth fe
round, after somne hard fighting, Wilson ut
was sent to hip knees, an:d in the seventh lo
Furst was sent, to 'rass with another blow
in the mouth. In the eighth Wilson was i a
knocked down, and claimed a foul, which by
was not allowed. In the'ninth and last
both went to grass, and both were so ex
hausted hat tihey could not come to the
scratch, and the fght was dclared a draw.
A Bloody Mystery.
fBosTro. Jul ly 30.-Theefuneral of George
K. Proctor, a prominent citizen of Salem,
whose death was reported from paralysis,
Thursday, was stopped by the medical ex
aminer, who found a bullet wound in the
back of the head, which physicians say
could not have been self inflicted. A pis
tol was found secreted under the stairs in
the cellar of his house, with one chamber
lAnother Villliat Lynched.
ST. Lo'Is, July 30.-On Thursday last a
negro named Caldwell attempted to out
rage Mies Peck, a white woman 60 years
old, at Ironton, but was prevented by the
arrival of several men in response to the
cries of the old lady. The negro was taken
from jail this morning and lynched.
The IJolfak Fire.
SAN FRANcisco, Aug. 4-The latest
news from Colfax, Washington Territory,
reporting the destructive fire there, places
the total loss at $250,000; in insurance,
$50,000. The fire was unattended with
loss of human life' or serious accident.
The entire business portion of the town was
destroyed, fifty-eight buildings being
burned and the people were without sup
plies. The fire is attributed to incendar
Bi ig obbcry at Boston.
BosToN, Aug. 4.--The ship chandlery
store of Allison & -Mason, on the Russian
wharf was robbed Saturday night of bonds,
nmtes, gold watches, etc. Estimated loss,
Senator Irsiwn's Generosity.
ATLANT.A, Ga., Aug. 5-To-day Senator
Joseph Brown gave $50,000 to the State
University at Athens, interest on which is
to be used in educating poor young men.
The r"Living Skeleton99 Dead. a
Xxw YoLc, Aug. 4.-Martin P. Avery,
know as "'The great and only living skele- c
ton," died to-night of chronic, dyspepsia. f
Dramatic Fund. 0
"New YORK, Aug. 4-The incorporators h
of the actors' drijiat fu .nd have elected s9
Lester Wallack president autd aniel F'roh, d
man see1taary.
t&. he I.ikikug Hiver PolrM n DiJ~aM.
S.roit& Flood intio the Obio.
(Ci. CIN.TI, O., Aul~it 1.-Very heavy
rairns in Kentucky last night raised both
branches o1 Licking river at F~almouth
higher than was ever knlown. Grear dam
age to crops and bridges .is apiireei nt d.
-a Shortly befoire noon" the Licking river at
r- its mo.uth, opposite thi- city, began to as
s. .iue alarniing proipErions. The riso ft n,
of above caime out int~the low water 8" 4
_- Ohio with ucnl vehemence a.i l e4 a 1,OL
,Ogreat dmage. It was iiupot le t keep I
A the lbtages ti.ed along the shore frolti the
e angry floot. Everything was swept away
r. from Swift's landing, including ten barges
t . of coal, tell of coke, six of stone aand one
it. empty barge. One coal fleet suffered the
t;- of ten barges, four of which struck a
I pier of the railroad bridge and sunk. A
x boat house and several loaded b-.ges were
swept away. The hull of the old steam
boat Champion No. 6 was torn from her
Smoorings and sunk. Another boating
house with a number of skiffs, was carried
t ` down the river with the pleasure boat May
lBee andri other crafts,. A sawmill lost a
large number of logs. The total loh? is
roughly estimated at $50,000. The river
i has risen aver twenty-five, feet since last
night, and is still running out with great
fury. Steaeers on this side of the Ohio
river at the landing were subjected to the
Sviolence of the current. The streamers
Franklii and Jen-mie Campbell got up ,
steam and c.rossed to Ihe Kentucky shore.
The steamrer Vintshinkle remained at the
i wharf and was struck by a Bloating barge,
iand h'ad hole. thirty or !brty feet long
i broken into her side, above then watr line.
JLxaEo:;GTOt,, Ky., Aug. 1.-Ye:sterday's
storm has cauwed great. damage to the to
bacco and corn crops in all the surround- t
ing country. Small streanms became tor
rents and swept away crop.s, bridges and
fences. The Na;shvilic branch of the Ken
tuckyt- Contral railway hats been unable to
l'ti traii-. Rso imaiy of it- bridge:s beingrl
gon e. e
3ILtLIA:RSAURG, 0., Aug. 1.-The damagee u
by tihe waterspoutt yesterday is greater a
thi:an was at iirt supposed. 'T ie storm was r
continaed to a: area of a:but Six milets easti f i
and 'west, and four miles north and south. e
The town of lilersburg is about in the it
center. It was the nmost devastating ruin e
ever kilowih here. although it lasted ouly I
tiree hours. ilundreds of acres of corn
were covered with mud, tl!ly aicres of po
ta:toes wa.<h-ed, out, hay stacks swept away
and other crops ruinedl. The Bowen coal it
l mine, threel miles from Milleraburg, was I
tiled! with water so rapidly that the miners i
barely had time to get out. One old manlI ti
named George Harps saved himself by I
jumping on the back of la rule, which i
swam out with him.
CLEVLAND, Aug. 1.--Eye witnesses '
were astounded to see great waves several i r(
feet high roll over land which a few min- f ei
utes before was parched from drouth. No I at
loss O0f life is reported. 9B
AKRos, 0., Aug. 1.-There was great to
I amage done to crops in Surmmit county n
iby esterday's heavy rain. . fE
Capital Iterms.
W 'ASHINGTON, July 31.-The prealdent
has approved an order permitting the ship
ment of a suitable supply of liquors to Sit
ka, Alaska, for medicinal purposes during
the prevalrence of the measles and scPrlet
e Secretary Folger will begin to award 3
per cent. bonds in exchange for surren
dered bonds Aug. 20. All applications
n received on and after to-morrow will be
r opened and filed awaylin order.
Representative Brown of Indiana, has
introduced a resolution providing for an
investigation of the Soldier's Home at
Hampton, Va. The citations in the pre
amble charge, amonS other things, that
Supt. "Woodfin makes a distinction between
inmates who are Inon-pensioners and pen
sioners; that it is almost impossible for
pension inmates to secure their money af
ter it reaches his hand~s: ,hat he issues
wooden chips in lien, of pension money,
said chips being only receivable at the
home store and beer salo-on, where exor
bitant prices are charged,
The house committee on foreign affairs!
to-day further considered the Chili-Peru
report prepared by Chairman Williams,
but did not complete it. A communica
tion from Robert Randall, connsel of the i
Credit Industrial,. in. response to the last ,
statement submitted by ex-Seccretary
Bhidne, was received by Chairman W'il-i
liarms and made a part of the record. .i i
The senate to-day concurred in the house I
amendnienta to the senate bill originally i t
introduced .by Mr. lill, of Colorado, pro- I
vidiug for extension of service on certain
mail routes and for temporary service on
mail routes where contractors fail to per
form service.
The conference committee on the Japan- u
ese indemnfl:y fund bill to-day practically
agreed to allow 5 per cent. interest on the
amnotlnt involved.
The unival appropriation bill was re- d
ceived at the eve;ning session of the house oi
from the senate. The amendments were i
ordered printed and the bill was referred c
to the committee ont appropriations. The ti
house then, after.pasasfngthe fifteen pen- Iý
slon bills and several bills giving con- I
denned cannon for monumental piurpoi, o,
a-djoprned : t
SA M.IIssouri Boy Aged 1 2 Convict
S ed of Murder in the First
hA Ptanneylvania Bank Cashier Taker
the Newark Loulte to P'rison.-
:h I A jtnraererT, Desperate Eight.
A[ .Sr~,ocIS, July, 29.--On the 7th i ht.
-79V7mifth a :1- year old on iof iltoi
n iSmith, livin. near JKirkwood, twel'e
Stmiles frontl here, quarreled with bis broth
SI er Louis and his hather ga-e therm both a
p hi ppin g.- The boys ere milking cows
e atithe time. After finishilng tGuy wert. i.to,
i the kitchen, washed his hands and went t)
s his grandmother's ro.oi. fie got a shot
' gun which was kept there and returned to
a the kitchen,'where his father was. Guy
s emptied one barrel of the gun into hi+
Sbody, inftliting a wound fronm which he
'lied in a few hours. Guy was arre'ted
and tried to-day for murder ii the first
degree. This evening the jury returi:ei :,
verdict of guiaty and the child will proba
bly be sentenced to be hanged. The vir
diet was a surprise. The case throughout
has been a singular one and has excltred
great interest. The boy is not yet thirteen
years old and ias bee. a strange child from
his birth. His head is a1tnormally large
and high, 'and runs almost to a point like
a cone. He has a quick, strong temper
and physicians say had always beeti liable
to water on the brain. He acknowledged
on the witness stand that he meant to sh.~~ot
his father and hurt him as badly as his
father hurt him, but .idid tnoi intend to kill
... . .-o,-- . . ...
Anolther ('amhler tne WTVron i.
FAtELsfN, l'P., .July 211-Qtlite a hlirry
was created here this morning by the au
nouncemnent that John G. Craftt, cash;ier of
the Exchange bank, is a defaulter to a:
large amount. The exact amount cannot
be .stated, but it, is said to bee between $5(h,
000 and $100,000. It is said that Craft loit
hea viy on the oil market and used hank
mtitds to cover his l.aces, The stockhuliti
cr' (if the bank are itdividualiy liahh, and
are prepared to meet all demands tIma!le
upon the bantlk, which will continue busi
lness as usual. There is no indicaEti, of a
run upon the bank and depositors are con
fident that they will be p:iil 1003 cents ,on
every dollar they have deposited. Craft
is a deacon in the Presbyternanl church a€d
enjoyed the contidence and resp eCt of ,,Itr
CL'I.IZt tlH
brn nv¬er Expositionc
S Dr' iEr n, Colo., July 17, Ot3e arn, ari'
Stinig in 4ear loads from the various camps
Hi i his state, and Ihe carpen8ters a`e b.awu
1 putting up cabinets antd p:villious of lbeali
aDl ti'l design and elaborate workman.shi j
' for the display of the precious metais. All
his life and animation at the grounds and
every one feels happy over their work.
es The big engine will be placed on Its bed of
al rock before this week is ended. The rmaii
ri- er engines of from 25 to 100 horse power
Io are getting into position, and it will not
be long before the shafting will commence
ac to revolve. The steam cornmes frtorn two Im
r mense boilers, heated outside and separahtp
from the exhibition buildings, and is coi.-.
veyeed underground to the main building
and that of the machinery annex. Nearly
forty thousand square feet will be covered
by the machinery entries and about flftee±r
) thousand square feet will be furnished in
tthe annex.
g Every county in Colorado will be rep4..
t resented here. The Utah and Wyomiu.
exhibits will be immrense. The latter has
increased to such dimenesioas that it ih:
Sbeen found necessary to double the dzuneru
_ sions of their cases. 'T'heMo.rlaaa exhibit
will come chiefly frnm Butte.
As far as heard from, Ariznlta will have
the boss lump of ore, a pile of 14,00o
pounds weight for stock manipulators to.
swallow. It is possible that some of our
i Colorado mines may feel + ttpel led to fur-
t nish a larger one, but it is nat yet knyowv
what district will do it.
A large number of eastern chxibiut(r,
and correspondernts have arrivedl. All ex
press themselves astonished at: the taugnl
tude of the preparation anid the beauty .of
r the buildings.
Telegrams for space are arriving from -
all quarters daily, and it is very difiicul1
now to tell where the limit will be to the
space covered by exhibitors. Quite
a number of additional buildings are rbeinug
- constructed to provide lhri thia~nimen:i
demand for room.
Before the week ends a great amcnunt of
work will be done towardagetting matters
in readiness for the opening.
A Desperale Villain.
S'rtENVILLE, 0., July 2.--'l'-his aftter
noon John Harter of the St. Charles hotel,
enraged at onre Dr. Johnson, a border irn
the house, sought to attack hium in his
rooms. HIarfer's father attempted to paci
fy him, at which John drew a revolver at
him. f A younger brother named EdIward
ira to his father's assistance and rushed be
tween them just in time to receive in the
ileft breast near the heart, a bullet tired atr
the old mtan. Edward tlied almost instaxlt
:ly. A bystander named Josiah Maintus
j tried to take the pistol from John and was
shot in the left hand. John was finally
jailed. The murdered man was under in
dictment for killing Geo. A ldridge a few
months ago.
NEW OREA.~s, July 31.--Carletonl Hti
was nominated by the democrats of the flrst
district for congress. Hunt is a uephew..
of President G,,rtleid'.; sc.rotary of th .
* RALEIGRH N. C., ,Jl 31.--he iiira t
coUventioh ot' the first congressional dis
trict nominated for cougrees John, B. Resa
pas, an old-line republicain.
LANc-asrTEA, July 31.- inW . B.. Give.1,
of Colubia, was inominated for congress
by the denloorats rf the ninth dist.t.vies .
1Reynol, r declined,

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