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V(KL VIII. BENTON, MONTANA SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 1883.
_ --r 'ir A 4rLQ , [T. VF .. . PTTPIT,_ I a ovnint. the rnone. Pantinm. and evidently 1 A VERY SAD FRIDAY. . iudment in favor of tha naintr n A YT r An 'Orrible Tale. Miss Em'ly she was handsome Mliss Emn'ly she was fair, the waore a number eleven shoe, She banged her auburn hair. And the ease and grace with which the charming girl would manipulate a chunk of spruce gum was Away beyond compare. Young ( harley was slim and straight Young Charley he was tall. lie hadi a mellow, silvery voice, Biut never hired a hall Ash e w is sorsmetimes requested to do when persons gi. wevari of his mellifluous tones. It was a colld Ity--we might .. well mention here-when tli- ta'c tl y outh got left, when DI)ncig at a ball. Mi:s Emily loved young Charley, Y .un, Charley hejoved she; S:, i l:affection of these young people vis most amazing for to see. , hP . if it wasn't giving 'imk away, we should tell :, E:mily's kissing this fond lover one evening in tl:'e iiit!:, before the lamps were lighted and 'hi It Ie :he a\'A ssitting on lis knee. i:t a very foolish incident Dc.stroved their lve and bliss, A ni tore their lovi ng hearts apart An id ite w.ay it uC,;lrred was this: We s,.e we shall have to tell it aniy'how, bec ise the rw, resuhiicd directly from 'It aibOve referredI to kiss. Up ,' 3iii s Emi:.a 's rosebald lips Shie', I ut sosme gyeereen, 'To keep them soft and mnoii-t and red, And lovely to be sven. In a word, to keep off the chlaps, but as for this particular chap., C)harley, she did not care about keel ing uoni l, hlie WVan't so awful mean. lTh'i s ighit an oustache of ('hlrley, With nitre w as spread o'er l' 2 thl-rse wi. iha ii rm determination T', iqiti it gtV5 some mnore. Becan,' w.. )only a small, this-kind-twc-for-a quarter mloustache. as W\e shlould have sati before. Sot,'V :wen lie stole the kiss Thoiuhl surely 'twas no sin, The meeting of those burning lips tiormied nitro-glycerino. And oht Lord such a time! It blew off-the end of her nose, and extracted her teeth, and bunged her eyes, lnd a, for C'harley itreduced him t(, a con clition Most awful to be seen. A.:d ths is is how the thing occurred Which their true love did end, Young Chlirley to Miss Em'ly now is "nothin libut a friend." And not such anl infernally dear friend either. And here concludes this mnournful tale which we So tearfully have penned, Late Army News. A board oIf ofiiers, consisting of Lieut. Col. M. M. Blount, Twenty-fifth infan .Tr. Capt. Frank G. uSmith, Fourth artil ,.v.. : ('.t1. S. E. Blunt, ordin2:ace depart tin.it : First Lieut. John A. Lundeen, Four th artillery; has been ordered to as- j elnible at Fort Snelling, Minn., on the 15th of March, 18S3, for the purpose of ex- 1li aninuing such meritorious non-comnis sioned officers as may be duly recommend cid for promotion in the army, and order ed by the department commander to ap pear before it. Capt. D. D). Wheeler, assistant quarter master, U. S. A., has returned from St. Louis, Mo., where he has been perform ing duty as a member of the board of of- _ licers al)pointed to purchase horses for the use of the cavalry in the department of )lakota. lie reports that seventy-five of the 200 required have been secured, and that to secure the balance it will be neces sary for the board to visit Kentucky and Indiana. In consequence of the promotion ofCapt" V. W. Benteen, Seventh eavalry, to a ma jority, and his relief from duty with the general recruiting service, Lieut, W. S. Edgerly, Seventh cavalry, has secured the g detail and the recruiting rendezvous at Cincinnati, Ohio, has been placed under his charge until autumn, when he is likely to be transferred to Boston. A general court-martial has been order ed to convene at Fort A. Lincoln. r There is considerable speculation in o army circles in regard to the selection of o: an oftticer to fill the vacancy in the quarter- 13 master'. department caused by the death b pf Maj. E. D. Baker, and the consequent at promotion of Capt. Scully to be major at and quartermaster. Lieut. F. B. Jones, tl Third infantry, who has for many years S been regimental quartermaster, is strong- b ly urged and many think he willsecure the promotlon. o Au Revoir, Rosebiud. A telegram has been received from Lieut. Col. Guido l1ges, Eighteenth Infan try, commanding, at Fort Assinnaboine, tl under date of the 8th inst., which states that couriers have come in from Lieut. HIardin, who has been scouting in the Milk river country, bringing the intelligence that on Feb. 3 he struck and captured a camp of forty-four lodges of Canadian In dians belonging to Rosebud's band, on Woody Island creek, near Fall's timber. s The Indians were ordered to pack up, their tepees were taken down and the whole camp was started across the boun d4rv line. The troops dic} pot accompany them to the border on accountof the deep snow. There are no buffalo at present in the Milk river country, the heavy euow,, fall which still covers the ground to a o-n siderable depth having driven them else. where. The white hunters have left the country. The cold has been extreme, the thermometer registering more than 40 deg. below zero: many of the men are frozen, but none of them seriously. Lieut. Har din's detachment was expected to arrive at the fort on the night of the 9th.-=Pioneer Press. . The lumber firm of Forbes, Barstow & Co. of Cleveland, after lositg $8(;000 worth of stock in the late flooda, he sti 1 an assignmenttoEdwardP. 8l na, t 1 bond being tlxe4 at $$I. 1 : JERl MACE'S CLEVER PUPIL. la(de, the Maori, Makes Warmn Work for the Doughty Vete ran. & Big Mali but a Nimble one, Who Breathes Comfortably between Heavy Rounds, and who Uses his Left Hand and his Right wvith Eqal Fa. cility--Sulivan in Boston. "Mr. Herbert A. Slade of Australia, who appei:rs for the 'first time before a New York audience," shouted Mr. Whit taker, and the Maori stood up and bowed, while the great concourse of spectators cheered lustily. Then, with the voice of seven heralds making proclamation in the lists Mr. Whittaker continued: "Permit. me to impress one thing upon your minds Particularly. Messrs. Slade and Mace are here to-night for the purpose of having a friendly set-to-not any slugging, or an y thing of that king. Therefore we beg of you not 1o be disappointed if vou do not see any sluggig... And now, gentlemen, (turninlg to the glove( ;intagoniists), do I all yon to timie. Both men sparred warily.in the opening of the round, and it was but a few seconts befo're Slade astonished all by the remark celerity and grace with which he moved his great body. IIis backward springs were executed with the agility of a lynx. Mace contented hiniself with his sparring with hi;- hands IIand:l his ptculiarly artfu! dodging, with less change of positionl than was his foirmer \\ont, but in his sparring. the lighttniig-like delivery of his left, arti his st(opp)l)ing or eyading blows his (old-time skill seemed not to lav.e sut.'eod, Slade was the first to lead off with the lft hand at Mace's nose, was cleverly stopped, and got away handsomely from a counter. Then Mace led in returni, andl was stopped. Slade got ill on Mace's nose, and received a blow upon his own in return. Mace made a very pretty stop, led almost in ;tautly with his left, landing on Slade's chin, and rccetvedi 4 gy,!lter full on the nose. Slade got in another goo4 blow on Mace's nose, and a rapid exchange followed in which each man received two square left-handers fairly on nose andl month. After a littiefeinting, Siade again led off and landed his left on Mace's nose, which closed the round. Throughout this first round all the fighting was done with the left hand by botiih ;el. and the blows were clean, straight, ad well deJlivere~l from the shoulder. The general inptees ,ion seemed to be that Siade had the best >f it. Certainly his youth, agility, and ength of reach were powerftul advatiiaa es hat madek his really brilliant sparring ap ,ear even lor'e efCt.,tive than it was, espe ai:dly to those who eonsiderelj against cvhom he was im:tched. In the interval between this and the sue ,eeding round Mr. Wittaker, in the name )f M. 'I'Thnnas Earliey, of Boston, the entltlema:tn who first brought Sullivan into .otoriety; presented to James Mace a iandsome gold-headed ebony cane, in re ýeiving which Mace said, hesitatingly and ,ashfully.. "I thank you very kindly, Mr. Earley, for this present. I'm not much of Sspokesman--" and sat down. The as tembly cheered him. Mace opened the secol round by plant- I ina two body blows on Slade, and Slade I returned Ihe4vily, onee on Mace's nose and forehe:a. Up to this point all the work had been dothe with thit left lpant} on both To sides. Now Slade made a little change in his tactics, as if to show that he was as as good on one side as the other, leading out he with his right and catching Mace on the er nose, but 'neeiviilg a solid counter from lo. lace'a il.:'t on his ear. A very heavly blow ailn. d by Si lde at IMace's nose w as th lodged just enongi for it to shoot by and redden his ear, Mace's counter was stop- y ped handsoniely by Slade, who landed well on Mace's forehead. Mace went to work th on Slade'sbody, and got in once effective- M ly, but not without getting a counter th blow on his own breast. Seyeral rapid fu and heavy exchanges of blow" on b6dy Cj and forehcad cnsued, and then, after a lit t1e sparring for wind, Mace landed on bl Slade's ear with his right, one of the best blows he got id during the round. That effort seemed to be about all the doughty at old champion could stand for the time be cil ing, and he wheeled to his corner, drop ped upon !a phmir, and panted Slade stro led over to hie corner, seated himself, and abstractedly kept his feet going in a little dance, during the ,ather long wait c that ensued, as if keeping time to some oil air that was running through his mind, He didn't pant or seem to have any con- t1 sciousness of fatigue. In the third round Slade landed a good sound rap on the top of Mace's head, and several quick attacks were made on both at sides. They were as neatly stopped by T one man as by the other, and the counters in like mariner were stopped, all as rapidly a as rays of sunshine glint through the sppkesof a swifmly-regolving wheel. Then c Mace planted e Sound blow qun lade's m~outh with his le~f. Sturdy blows on the cheeks were placed by each iUan, aqd then Slade won special applause by the beauty of a stop he made. Mace struek with hl it right Slade's body, and Slade poqnt.reed on the back of Mace's head as he tpied to dodge. Then two blows were given and received simultatlaooly, Mae receiving his on the mouth andF lade's left ear suf- s u fering. .lade pow seemed 9to be;iaing ri up to bli work and tIutiung better and quicker thaniubefore. la q~ck ueak 4os P he made good A:pon M ~ s a ie and mouth and then, after a little rally, in which he took one aoupte of the neck, landed four . in s ieco on on face' ,nome, fI* igpthe rotund with a sh hit faull 4m~kifi , 4 ,firr ki gainst the ropes. Panting, and evidently eary as he was, Mace manifestly was in o condition to stand the rush of such a I uientific giant, but it was apparent that e took as much pride and pleasure in this isplly of the skill and prowess of his pu- a ii and protege as if he himself had won the pplause that now shook the building. 'ie spectators hurrahed, clapped hands, eat upon the floor with their canes, aitped, and cheered themse lves hoarse. 'here had been great applause at the con lusion of each of the other rounds, but othing like this. It continued while both lace and Slade threw overcoats about iem and lelt the platform, lasted until t hey had disappeared, and seemed even to ain in vigor as, in response to the over- C vhelming demonstration, they reascended he platform, threw off their wraps, and laced themselves in position for a fourth nd tilal round. e Siade opened the final round with a I low in oil Mace, lauding it on the nose, nd very prettily stopping Mace's counter. a late put one light tap on Slade's cheek, fd Slade in return landed one upon the use. Then Mace returned to his favorite id ganie of body-fighting, and planted wo good blows, getting in return a suc es-ion of three sturdy raps on mouth, u lose, and chinti. After a li:tle sparring, lade driving him and- forcing the i ork, t lace haI o t take another very heavy blow a i the nose thlai s:aggcered hilur backw':rd. i lad he been further away ti'om the ropes e would doubtless have fallen. It was e videnttly much more severe blow than a ig iai'de had intended to deal hli-i-just ie .i those ces-.tsion-compellers that the 'Imori is ct'p:tible of deilvelring when he a ::ppens to let himself out. Hie himself a ecilne(i slightly staggered, and dropped `t is hands as lie .aw the effect. The next a; , tant M[ace ljad grasped h$a land in a riendly clasp, a \varnl shake was ex- t hanged between them, and amid a roar of o. pplausd they left the pllaform:, The entertainment ooucluded with a vely and amusing set-to of four rounds to etween Jerry Murphy and Jimmy Kelly. I 'hen, as the spectators slowly made their Iay to the street, Pop Whittaker came own among Lie reporters to show the elts! fpn)1ling and caressing them, particu- 0 irly the gold one, rtnd parodied Twelve times he's fought for that big belt, Twilve times sustained his prestige high, ii And ah I to see that trophy bri gast, Brings fire to every slugger's eyel "Sing that to the tune of 'Our Flag is t< 'here,' boys." said he. I Mace and Slade were presented to the sl peetapor· In Uarry l ill's Variety Theatre h 1 the afternoon, and bowed their acknowl- el 1gements of the applause that greeted ol lem. Gus Lambert and Pete McCoy had ti iree rattling rounds with the gloves. et-tos between Fatty Rush anil Charles 'isher, Jim Murray and John! McCann, teve Taylor ai1d Johnny Reilyt Daisy ir laly and Tom GQerrity, and "4inmmy Kelly lid Jerry Murphy followed. The two lidgets Thomas McShane and U. S. Grant Vilson (colored) wound up with a set-to in hich McShane had the better of it. Z View From the Washingto In Moun. Iwent. 01 A reporter of Che Washilgton @far gives the following description of a View from the top of the unfinished monument: -'The city looks a trifle different when viewed almost from the realms of the cloud-, and a realization of what it must be to go balloon-voyaging dawns on you. The public bqildings toward the north, the Treasury, Mtate, Wa.r and Navy Depart ments and the White House look like doll houses. Sqtuares are as blocks on a check er-board, andIl streets but hairlines. Trees lose their individuality, and the woods are exaggerated clumps. The river toward the south is only a pond, but still you can trace itP silvery line for miles. . Mount Vernon can be seen on clear days with a field glass, and many well-known places in the neighboring hills of Virginia and Maryland can be easily picked out. It is thought when thle monument reaches its full heigl~t that yesspl can be seen on Chesapeake Bay. The boats on the river excite more attention by their puffing and blowing than they do by their size. Every where you turn the view is pleasing. The tiny leave of green crowning the heights and the river washing its shores fraiie the city like a picture. visitors gre always itapresseti with the safety=net around the niontln.ent, but none have exhibited any prankls that would expose them to being caught in its meshes. The workmen get so used to their eelvated position as to sit on the edge with their feet hanging over while they eat their lunch. They know thb security afforded by the net, and can be a little risky. The average visitor keeps within a respectful distance of both outer and inner edges of the wall, and feels all the time as if he were treading on air. The wind blows, too, with a business ve locity, and a very windy day takes up ogqe siderable atten!ion. '.ne win has blowl one wqrkja4n 4q17 his fept, lqt he was caught in the safetynuet. The only cases of bravad" pxhit!ted' yet were by a young woman, who got out nto the lsaetyeety just to see how it Would fol, an4 a Cat, who risjgd Goe o$ his nine lives in jump ing from the $op, bqt with no serious re, sults. The descent peanme ade either by theelevatoor or by th stakr s. Most pre hr the known terror of the former to the nndtcvered btorrors of the la$ter.The iron frame work of the Wrcase ita all right, but ily .temporary tep r~ar in plite. Th* are oisers aalla day ,arrow pbsts for: aep..' r -.t+ ansked what became of all, the o utsells, feat tha' l A VERY SAD FRIDAY. A Frightful Boiler Explosion in IIllinois. Sixren Killed and Aother Mortally Woueided-A Pnget Sound Steamer Burned, With Fatal Results.. Freight Wreck at W acouta.. The Ohio Floods--Other Mishaps PANA, lii,, Feb. 9.-Peter New, a for mner resident Vf Pana, was killed, together with live other men, at 7 o'clock this morn ing by a boiler explosion in the file fac tory at Taylorvile, Illinoise, and Henry New, a nephew of Peter, is in a dying condition. A PUGET SOUND STEAMBOAT IIHORROIR. SEATTLE, Wash. T., Feb. ).--The steam i' (Gem left this city yesterday morning loaded with hay and other freights for Port Gamble, Seabreak and Union City, and four passengers. She called at Port M-,ltison and in the afternoon started for Port Gamble. When fiveorslx miles out -moke was observed coming from the hay. They headed the boat for shore, lashed the wheel, got the lifeboat into the water, but in three minutes it went adrift, All but the extreme forward part of the boat was then a mass of flames. The cook, who was a Chlinaman, and two deck hands shoved the remaining boat into the water, jumped for it, fell il)to th(, water alnd wer'e drown ed. F. C. Vickery, a passenger, teacher at the Shohomesh Indian Reservation, cried to his wife to follow hint and he would save her, plunged into the sound and was drowned. His wife followed him and sank In a moment. The deck hands lust were George Gowan and E. Rayback, and they with Vickery and his wifp and the :hlnese cook completed the list of t those drowned. Capt. Williamson anch ored and kept the craft head to wind. IIe and his crew kept the bow free fromn fire :lad thplrselves saved until they were taken off by boats from the shore, two niles distant. The Gem was a stern wheeler of 58 tons, belonged to John Mc Creery & Co. of Union City, and was valued at $6,000. No insurance on vessel or cargo. FATAL FREIGHT SMASH AT WACOURA. RED WisN, Feb. D.-At ;15 this morn ing freight train No. 20, while standing at Wacouta, was run into by another fre;ght train, utterly demolishing and setting fird to the caboose. A passenger named C. Howe, a printer from Winona, who was sleeping in the caboose, was crushed in a horrlb!e manner, T.'itn" . .u was under , charge of Conductor lHopkins, The body of Howe will remain in the vault here un. til sent for by relatives or friends. THE SAW MILL ROUTE. DETROIT, Feb. 9.--B. J. Grier's saw mill 1 at Charlote, Mich., blow up this morning, instantly killing the proprietor and Wil ian' Gordon, the engineer. BLAUGHI.R IN A FOREIGN TUNNEL. LoNDoN, Feb. 9.-In the shaft of the Zarin tunnel works, to-day, four men were killed outright, and several so seri ously mangled that they are expected to Drect ie,aw. Direct Law. The laws of Arkansas may not differ materially from the Legislative enactments of other States, but legal construction and the extent of wayward range granted to Judges in this State, viewed from the rigorous standpoint of an old common law Judge, would seem to possess such points of grave difference, if not directly conflict ing features when compared with deci sions rendered in the East. An Aarkansaw gentleman, being with out money, attempted to travel on a rail road train without price. When the con ductor called for his ticket, the gentleman replied. "I have no ticket, in fact I belong to that class of American gentleman who don't haye to have tickets." Then the conductor insisted upon re ceiving money. "I have no money," the man declared. "I belong to that class of citizens that don't handle very much reve nue." "Iq'll have to put you off," said the con ductor, and he pulled the bell rope. "'] greatly desire to travelbon this train" pleaded the American gentleman. "I have been frank enough to make the humiliat ing confession that I have n'o money. Many a man would not have made so gen erous az acknowledgement, and I think that a courteous interchange of frankness and commendable openness of declaration demand that you should let me ride on this train." This piece of logic, though delivered with warmth, and with some evidence of elocutionary training, failed in its intend ed effect, and the gentleman was ejected from the car. Shortly afterwards he trought suit for damages, and after a long and interesting hearing of the cause, the Judge delivered the following charge to the jury, "The plailff boarded the train for the purpose of traveling a short distance. He Shd no money, a tact which he frankly confeased, There was plenty of room in the eaj, so the plaintiff was in no one's way. The train isin the habit of traveling the road, in fact,ithas to go along there. eThe train wouald have arrived at its desti i natonjustm as on A if the plantif had been on boar. The machinery *ood not' have bee worn any more by haulung the Splaintiff. he PreBia;t .of the road would no have beeni the least oinjured, And e tr had&toi go an gay; that ther; was ii trata.would p have been Ejtle ,'th judgment in favor of the plaintiff, and.that as a healthful example-to all parties con cerned, the conductor be sent to jail for six months, and also that the clerk of this court furnish the President of the road with an account of these proceedings to gether with an opinion thtt he, the Presi dent, don't live far enough up the creek to tramp on the coat-tails of this court." Arkansau Traveler. re THRUST AND PARRY. Mile. X, who plays a travesty at the cl theatre, is changing her clothes for a mas- cl •uline suit. Her little niece enters the S. room and cries: "Oh, my! Aunty is go- al going to become my uncle !" s A peasant in Sweden never passes a fel b' low-peasant without a polite lifting of the w bat. This explains why so mart Swedes W come to this country. They come to avoid R atching cold in the head. Visitor (endeavoring to impart informaW tion to a young mind)--"The little bird in the cage belongs to the Finch family,fand to -" Three-year-old listener-"No it ion't. It belongs to me." ce th "Pa, is it right to call a man born in Po- Ic and a Pole ?" "Of course, my child." 'Well, then, if a man is born in Holland ie is a Hole ?" "Tut, tut, I'll answer no i nore of your silly questions." of Human bones haye leeu found in the $3 lebris of tho old postoffice in New York. th rhey are supposed to be the remains of lal eople.who were reckless enough to bother th. he stamp clerk while he was reading the au ast novel. bo Two great ocean steamers, driving ahead co Sa fog without signals, civa4i together, lh nd it ;s called a lamentable accident. to 'wo vehicles which collide in a street at fal light make up a newspaper item called GI 'culpable carelessness." ha Calling On tho Qoyernor. Mr. J. M. D. Kelly, Clerk, and Jim :Itwitt, Sheriff of Carroll county, came to Atlanta and determined to call on Govern Ir Stephens. The hall door of the mansion ge vas open, and the visitors noticing two let men at the other end of the hall, walked ba n. As they ppssse the threshold, they lt )owed and touched their hats gracefully. do 'he men at the lower end of the hall did ho he same. its "They motioned us to go into this par- to' or," said Kelly, turning to the right and ofi valking in. After sitting there ,\yhie Ca Iewitt said; ke `'Agie you Sule that fellow told us to frc ome in here?" wl "Yes, said Kelly, "but I'll go and ask stE im again." is1 As Kelly walked out of the parlor door do ie saw a nian walk otlt of a door on the an ,me side, and at the other end of the hall. fri 'iD id you say go in there?" Kelly asked, tol eclkoning back into the parlor. Instantly to] he man at the other end beckoned back to an he parlor and Kelly re-entered it. bb "lie says right in here, Jim. I saw him ke Lgain." afi Another long wait. Atlast both visitors hi ,ot uneasy, and deteprmined to try it again. al Xs they walked out into the hall, two men th mnterea it again from the same side lower own. Hewitt and Kelly again motioned oward the parlor. Both the strange men ointed to the parlor. They started back, rhen Kelly stopped suddenly, ga.ed intent. y at the two men, and then shook his lead, The bald-headed man down the all did the same thing. He then lifted na is leg and the bald-headed man below did he same thing. "Look here, Jim," said he, 'I'll be wamped if we ain't been talking to our- R elves all the time. That end of the house st sa looking-glass."-Atlanta Constitution. lo th The OQld Republi.is Senators cr Dropping Out. The Qld Republiqi Senators D Dropping Out. I W.4SHINGTTQN, Feb. 5.-Windom's fall s and Ferry's impending defeat, along with t the Colorado and Nebraska Senatorial a elections, constitute a subject of conversa- t tion among Senators, to whom these re- I sults are suggestive of what may be in t store for themselves. t "Gone to keep company with Conkling," t was the exolamation of a Republican Sen ator with four years to serve. Tile men- ( tion of Conkling's name brought forth tne t opinion that of all of those who had gone into retirement, he was the only one whose t return might be expected. Conkling had € a prospect quite different from Blamine's. I He had a reputation that needed no de- t fence, and was a safe thing to stand on. How different was it with Blaine, whose I record perpetually stared him in the face, I and operated as a bar to his further pro gress! Then Windom's fall was referred to and I Ferry's impending defeat and enforced i retirement was mentioned without regret. 4 When John Sherman reaches the end of his term he will have run his race, for the i reason that he will be about on a par with Blaine. The logic of merit is against Cameron, Logan, Hawley, Harrison, and 1 the time is probably nigh when none of the old Republican lealers in Congress 1 will be on the stage of action. That Arthur ihas a future UWidn4 his term no one supposes. Of all the met now out of public life, and at any tiime holding ;hig station, Conkling is consideird the only one whose return is believed to beanywise possible. In public life he has presrvede b.l name unsutlied All the greater is his strength as one after another of the publI.c his period goe0 Ooýt h r ofa .c18 wIthoe$ a tposep e lkeaa, W4 s adt is , adc onemte dso A MILWAUKEE MAN IN LUCK He Falls Heir to $300,000 and Expects to Get $3,000,000 More Before He ,Gets t Through. ti MILWA1'KE1E, Feb. 7.-Mayor Stowell read a letter to-day from a lady in county it Managhin, Ireland, named Margaret Ir win, asking for information regarding aA man named John Clements Ralston. She claimed that he was her oldest brother's child who had fallen heir to about $300,000 She offered a reward for information and Iii asked the mayor to write her whether $6 such a man lived here. She said she had been informed that Ralston camne to Mil- Y waukee three years ago. The directory bi was] consulted and the name "'John C. Ralston" found. He is foreman of B. J. re Tohnson's soap and candle works on West ha Water street. A reporter found him at work there. He is a gentlemanly and in ;elligent appearing man, 45 years of age. Mhe reporter told him about the letter re- do eived by the mayor. HIe at once admited hat he was the person referred to in the etter. In answer to questions he said it Lc vas true he expected to become, in cotn- T1 any with the aunt who had written to the Po nayor, the happy possessor of the fortune flhis supposed relative valued at about WE 3,000,000. lie says that he is positive at hat in the course of time the family lr- in ationship will be fully estnbllshed and he property fall into his own and his gii .unt's hands, Mr. Ralston said he was of ordl in Newry, Ireland, and came to this Yc ountry 15.years ago. lie got married and ived at various places, wherever fcrtune fro ook him, and finally came 1here from Buf- Th alo. The estate ias bhen i; the courta of 181 ilasglogy for 1¬1 years. It has been well -.ncled by oficials, and has constantly ncreased in value. ho hoh )enator Cameron's Dog a Nuis- ga ance. - ccei Don Cameron has a dog. It is the big, $16 test, fiercest, ugliest dog in town, says a ink ,tter to the New York World. It can ark louder and oftener and more contin- Pe ously than any canine since old Grimes' ph og. Don keeps it chained in front of his th( ouse on Scott Circle, and when it begins, s mighty howl can be heard from George. awn to the capitol, 'T'here is also a post- Bli flice box n thit lamp in front of Don ,ameron's house. The dog thinks he is -ept there to frighten iatraders away rom the letter-box, ard that the people of vho put letters in the box are trying to col teal the lamp post. To go near after dark ac( like entering a wild beast's den. The og howls and yowls and rattles his chain ch, nd grinds his teeth and utters the most Ca rightful yelps, and keeps Senator Pendle- as: on-next door-awake, and affects Sena or Windom's nerves-across the way- leg nd puts Mr. Robeson, at the other end of bei lock, in a pertect fury.-- nd still the dog sea :ecps it up. Perhaps Mr. Cameron is bal *fraid that some of his neighbors will steal is port cochere, which he regards with EY ffectionate pride. At all events I wish do, hat dog was in the dog heaven. tai EVENTS IN MIANITOBA. ba r EVENTS IN MANITOBA. A lt9g Rilled in a Well-A Mlysterious Double Murder-Other News. e WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Feb. 9.-A man d named Sexsmith, supposed to be from Mt. d Forest, Ont., lost his life yesterday while working in a well on the farm of John e Barton, six miles west of Wolseley, near Regina. At 95 feet from the surface he e struck gas, and before a rope could be lowered he became powerless, owing to the gas. His body has not yet been recoy cred. Hanlan has offered to challenge Wallace Ross for a race on the Red river here next 11 summer for $1000 a side, if the people of h the city are willing to put up an addition 1l al purse of $4000. Those interested state L- that if all who subscribed to the race fund last summer, but were not called upon.for n the contributions, will pay their subscrip tions, there will be quite sufficient to raise the $4000 required. 1- General Superintendent Egan of the 1- Canadian Pacific Railroad has assumed ie the superintendency of the Manitoba te Southwestern in addition to his other du ;e ties, having been appointed by Hammond d and Hill, directors, to the posirion. Trains s. now run three times a week each way on the fifty miles of constructed road. 2. A foul, double murder is supposed to ie have been committed last night. rThis e, morning the victims, two infants, twins, >- were found in a hole in the Red river by a man atamed Win. Peterson, a waterman. Ed He states that last: night he cutra hole in d the ice to dip water. This morning at 8 t. o'clock he went to the hole in the ice to of get a supply, and floating in the hole were ie the bodies of two little babies, both naked. h The bodies were tied together in an old it cardboard box, one end of which was out, id but Peterson left the bodies in the water of and went straight to the police station and as made a report to the inspector. The police went down to the river, and -there at the rli foot of Postoffice street were the bopdies, which were carried to the police apstion. Dr. Benson held an inquest this afternoon. A clue is said to aye een tlae to $n Icelandic woman. The inquest adjourned tt Ode oof .Speat'sband °of-Creeks in the Indian Territory, who received his orphan Roey, a s oi'f ,0 last week, went y _y over tls luk and shot two of hie rade through the head wiiei they Swerieep in } I the`t e-`St to captur4 thelnn* ahe t` r I , i we w yto volle",~k THE NEWS AFTERMA.TH. From the Pioneer Press. The last surviving son of Wordswortlh the poet, (lied Saturday in London. The 12th of March is fixed for the re turn of Princess Louise td Ottawa. A prohibition amendment resolution was introduced in the Illinois house recently. Bird's-eye maple is used for firewooxd ia Michigan and sold for $16o a thous:md in Liverpool. Munro, the dime novel publisher and literary pirate, is preparing to build a $600,000 block in New York. Gen. James Watson Webb, the Ntw York journalist, celebrated his eighty-flftli birth-day last Thursday. The Connecticut fish commissioners report that the star fish is committing great havoc in the local oyster beds. Prof. Wiggins has come out with an al manac, and it is suspected that his great predicted storm was only an advertising dodge. A war between p'assenger lines between Louisville and Chicago has broken out. The cut is now down to $5 between those points. Robert Wilson, a brakeman on the North western, was crushed between two engines at Carroll, Iowa, recently. his home is in Boone. The New York Seventh regiment has given $500 towards building the pedestal of the Bartholdi statue of liberty in New York harbor, SA total number of eases of shoes shipped frotm Iynn, Mass., in 1882 is 310,51)0 This shows a gain of more than 25,00Q over 1881. A wild man who lives on the carcasses of dead animals and clothes himself in a horse hide is one of the mysteries of Mor ganville, Ga, Fay & Conkey, the failing Chicago gro cers, slmw outstanding accounts valued at $180,000. The stock, worth $80,000, is be ing sold at auction. A resolution to remove the capital of Pennsylvania from Harrisburg to Philadel phia is receiving serious consideration in the legislature of that State. Indian Territory dispatches report the small pox epidemic on Grand river and Bird creek effectually checked. There were forty-five deaths out of 209 cases. Mrs. Jane Smith has secured a verdici of $9,000 against the Chicago Gas and Coke company for injuries resulting from an accidental explosion of gas in 1878. Capt. Grant of Chicago has issued a challenge to shoot either Dr. Carver or Capt. Bogardus, or both, for $5,000 or less a side, at 200 yards with rifles. lion,. J. T. McDonald, member of the legislative council of Nova Scotia, has been disqualified and forced to vacate his seat in the council, he having become a bankrupt. William E, Cramer, of the Milwaukee Evening , Wisconsin, has been at death's door for two days, but yesterday he had taken a turn for the better, and will pro bably recover. At an auction sale of unoalled-for pack ages in the exDress oflrl~nt aI),,-~^n '^ At an auction sale of unoalled-for pack ages in the express ofilke at Pueblo, Col James Thompson risked $1 on a box which he found contained two gold bricks, worth over $11,000. The postmaster at Denver is receiving a large number of letters from persons in the South, inquiring about the Carbonate Gold and Silver Company, which he says is a fraud. Eight more sophmlores have been order ed to leave Bowdoin college inmmediately on account of connection with hazing. This makes twelve who have been obliged to leave within a three weeks. The celebra tion of tsqui-centennial oft the settlement of Georgia by Gen. James Oglethorp and colonists began at Savannah yesterday. There was a military parade and Gov. Stephens spoke. The next of kin of the late Mrs. Mtllard Fillmore are trying to break her will, by which about $200,000 is given to varion~ charitable societies. The attack Is made by three first cousins of Mrs. Fillmore. The United States made last year 4,023, 323 tons of pig iron--almost 500,000 tons more than ever made in one year in this country, The stock unsold by the makers at the close of 1882 was 383,655 tons. There is nothing to indicate the denom ination of the new 5-cent pieces except their color. On one side is a head of the. Goddess of Liberty, and on the other a let ter V. Gold'plated they would pass for $5 gold pieces. The Alabama Legislature has passed a bill to allow five counties negotiating with holders of bonds an extension of time to pay taxes to the State. This relief will en able the distressed countiea to compromise on a cash basis. The tradeo of thiacoutry with China last year amounted to $,76,3,&t1. Our exports consiatecd of gold and sliver coin-bullion, gold-dust, wheat, sour, etc. The impor tations from China consisted chiefly of tea, raw silk and cocoons. The remains of the late Charles It, Thorne, actor, were interred in Woodlawa cemetery, New York,' yesterday, with no. religious services at the hoaus or- grave, in accordance with his last waes. Only a few personal frlent present. Three employea o$ te, s a m r of iurorrin New York and a l !rWbae. been arrested fr ' systematies: -ljeavi th names of certain citizens an tr c ists, byr which the sum of PO1 e ev r Iab.ei u to have been rease p lea~es o