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'r;M:c exr iB et a , .N O 4 f M"'C' . -ONTAA SATURDAY, MAY 19, 1883. VOL VIII. BNO 4, uEqTON, ' OPPemTUNI1' . Afforded by the Revolution In the Bleat Tratfic. A Rate Chtaut* fuir vp.ttiwts or a Combination of Cattle Growers. The world was not made in a day, but that is no reason why an infant city like Fort Benton should not like a Hercules in his cridle show, its might, aid at once grasp everything within reach to develop speedy greatness. To stand still one day is to go backward two. Momenta lost can never b. regained. The pivotal point in the prosperity of a, town is a good hotel.'.. Benton has one that ranks first-class and soon will have another. The new court house and water works will demonstrate our claim to be metropolitan. A wagon bridge must be coi.- truCted across the Missounri river if the city Wvould retat. its imnportance, else a new settlement, called South Benton, will be started, and the present town lose somethilg of its prestige. Electric lights and tflicient dlrainage will come with in creased munIicipal wealth. What is most needed to place the city upon a substantial basis that will increase its permanent population and enhance its wealth is mnanufactuirps. The many open ings in ordinary lines of business prevent new ideas from obtaining a foothold. The opportunity aflorded by the revolution in the mes frattic is nmwopento be accepted by differ*nt points In this Territory. The first men in the Nothwest thatihave shown the enterprise to avail themselves of this flue opening are the managers of the Pow der-Biver Cattle Company. The Chey enue Leader gives the following account of their operations: "Two hundred yards to the north of the Union Pacific railroad track at Sherman stands a long, low frame building, built for use as a slaughter ando=pqu king-house for the Powder River Oomgpany. Atthe ,western end of the building isa corral, in which the cattle are confined when they arrive from the range. They are driven to Sherman, and not brought by cattle cars, as the beef is in bertr condition when the live cattle hate t , been sub jected to a journey by rail. From the cor ral runs a passage-way at the extreme end of the building, when a high lence at each side, bitng separated from the building by several pens, each large enough to allow two steers to stand in it. Four steers are driven into the passage way, the gates connecting with the pens being open. When two have entered the pea farth est from the corral the door is closed and the two others are then driven into the next pen and the door closed. Above the pens, on a frame work, runs several plank Which serve as a platform for the man who kills the steers. Hie walks on a. plank with a rafe hi hll hillhands._ waits a inoment to take deliberate aim, and sends a ball into the steer's head, striking it either between the eyes or at the back of the neck. When four steers have been shot a large sliding door at the back of the pen, opening inlto the slaughter house, is opened by men from the inside of the building. In a mo ment they have attached a rope to the horns of a steer, and by means of a wind lass are hauling the carcass into the slaughter-house. Here ih a platform per haps twelve feet wide, dloping slightly to ward a gutter, which carries away the blood. On this platform the steers are stretched, out quickly and the butchers go to .'ork. One cuts the throat of an ani mal'and worksat the head, while another is cutting off the hoots and preparing to take olF the skin. Thie intestine~s are re moved, the heart, liver and tongue are cut away anrd hlung up, all to be packed away for shipment. ''Thle carcass is swung up to a cleat, an wheln skinned and dressed pushed along a series of s;ide back toward the eastern end of the building, which is *pclsed on iall ides,and is used as a paPk ing-room. The skins of the animals are salted down and, the heads tossed aside. This done, four more stee5are driveualnto th: pens and the operatlibn is repeated. 'fPii inclosed packing-room has a capacity ofE..ahout 4,000 carcasses of sheep and 1,000 beeves. It is the. lntention of the man agers to maintain a temperature in the packing-room higher than that of the air outside, and the apparatus used in render zag tallow uiay be used also i, prventing the packing-ro~m from be4oltlog cold i .nough to freeze the meat c iitained in it. About 100' headof cattle were killed yes- t tatlrde~,o d perhaps sn- averamge r '125 head will be killed for some tiile tocome. It is tile purpose of the snangers of the slaughter-house tb hang awag t)e carcasses until thbe winter rise In tim price of beef occurs, and then to Ahip thelrwessed beef to the, eastern markets. They expect, while operataing their brtaidlment to I take~tldvautage of the gdxl condition of I phe cattle i the sunmmer, and kill d(luring the season extending front May until NO-. vember. Their shipments will take place in the winter, when cattle are usually thin and urime beef is scarce." I An enterprise ofthhidgn4 dser' es to be saeceusfdl, and we hopeit will, beyond all Calculations. The a m ~ " ltying eastern utar ets f. ba4so st1y, es ii the line of progress. In the same way that there is a tendiency tq eotabIsh maanu factories in the South where cotton is pro duced there isglsOa tendency to the ests lishment or meat itdanufactorles near the supply of the raw i l t~ar jt Jst clYgai Y esaled b4 )Id at a (hidrces cost than on tue boof; the quality and condition oft6he Bbeefjt l le Ugp)n r sI til agIddibe sask" andl slaughtered direct fro.L t8 rsanes when In prime oti tUiefte Md. tie re frigerator oars in the very bestOlldibi-)a4 whereas by the present mode of shipping on the hoof the a~pl g * rker Jaded, feveri t u1 oi. wei"ght, and the quality detl rtated.t, . It aia aatr be Seen. iat * i the T errito tý w" $ r1 i t. o - of the excellent i by the rive th iood will b#, ' h44ted in the b orth "jodd have a IEC~B IjC *l~(: -~c-. ~ . .ea$ cannilg estalbishment, aL steam tan nery, and a shoe manufactory to extract alU tiPh gold out of the hides of the beeves that will bes lau~gtercd here. St imaq. ab se 1tP apital that will em bark in this b1Usfhens, or it may be an as saolation of resident stockmen, but who ever engages at it will reap a speedy for tune. More facts relating to this industry, col lected from varioas sources, will be given hereafter. The Gse Irdustry. Late advices from Texas tells of a new departure in the live stclke pg.~es. At Baird an incorpetated comp ay has been formed for the purpose of raising geese. The capital, though not stated, is under stood to be large, as the directors are among the wealthy men . f the State. Rancile are to be bought at once, and purchla-ing agents started out to ,colIwet herds ol thel feathered bipeds. There is grave reason to believe that this new industry will prove a formidable rival to cattle and sheep. In parts of Eu rope it has long been a source of revenue. Land there being valuably, the wiung.d ani mals are herded in marshy districts by buxom peasant girls and branny lads mounted on stilts not uncommonly tens feet high. The aerial courtships carried on in company of the sentimental goose' imparts tohim some interest a. a symnbol of love} which doubtless is the reason that a lady after havghl undergone the proces of osculation, calls the osculator a goose. Every autumn the superanuated birds are driven to the miaid ;towns, where, after slaughtering, the flesh is dried: or potted down, and the oil is sold to persons of the Jewish faith, who, by Mosaic com mand, abhor the fat of the unclean porkers But the greatest profit is reaped frod plucking three times yearly, the average yield belunga poundoffeathers, tha$sell at 75 cents to $1.25 pet pound. A'herd of naked geese marching in sin gle file, uttering cries of umingled protest and surprise iu shrill feminine tones, is highly diverting. Intie vicinity of towns where the cheek of ~ode y migBt be made to flush at the sight, it would be pro per to furnish them with linen ulsters. For absolute protection in winter we would suggest redingotes of blue and red flannel cut demi-train with frilled collarettes and cuffs. To those of our stooumen who appre bend that their business will in the futur suffer ourtailment froti.v aidus causes, w recommend the goose industry as a net outlet for capital and energy Geese wil require scarcely more care than cattle ani far less than sheep. Properly ear-market they can be turned at large upon the range, where they can subsist upon grass hoppers and snakes, while access to a stacl of hay or nutritions oat straw will tide them over the winter. Three round-ups annually will be th rule, instead of twa, as with cattle; any the regular fidl drive to the Easter:: stock yards will ufford many of the natives chauH)to see sormething of the world. In the cheerful cakl. of compsnionabl geese the sheep herder, now turned (pluck er, will find happy relief from the molton ous baaing) of sinple-hindedisheep; ant the bold cowboy can find employmentt ii the exciting occupation of riding them th water, which is said to posasessti.i flhaci nation that the most reckless "buckcro' will at any time give up his pony for hi: goose. BoLf:lt SINS AND SORROWS. The Governor of Mississippi san4 .tw( Natchez murderers from the gallows bl cornetautation. E Iward Coleman was killed and Jajne Stilwellt.bdly hurt by fili:g earths Kanaus Cityt ,.see atty.. Olive and Bertha Jackson were burner to death in tkheIttther'shoumer.tulaty' Harbor, Wis., last week. The blacksmith shop of Ole Hianson hardware store of Th.onU: Ki ODal, an, salood ofeorge F. ]Rol e1t.. rot itdale Minn., were eitesed by i gl r tntly but they gut smaxl rew fob thltr.,on ble. Hattie Thorntp, tte Bosd n iAv14I has fired a hotel there five times, has beet arrested. She'labors under mania caused by interest in a patent ri.es.cpee ghbbit ed recently at the hotel," : . ... Anna Higgins, of Emrnetsburg, Iowa who recently an awgr .itb l)fal6 j 's 'i1ead I,4 A wo was already ha s deser ub by .himi retu d parents. Bemnett, the murdererof Dr. Hazel, a Wausau, who has been once convicted ýItitl4 4!C at La Crosse t1a4Je t 1 earnest efforts f Wor "m 9 Hon. W. W. , ,f ý l cennes, anammitted 1 vtb pistol, last 'wee, l ecaus de ý .t, esi tlRp la 4 y vitfi1#0 ý ta 4it re alo. tion*. ski . s ;sta At roy, . Y., recently, Edward Mo. Ibar iea illed and William Scott serious ly injured by being hurled down an ele The body of an unknown man was dgi from a sand pit iy 'lhe part of Brainerd, re¬ntlF. i. point t( foul play. the ltttir 5n. ouiined. were ar rested. aiss Assal a *idie tlik6r Md., was assaulted sa j ,two negroes last Monday night. She will die. churg. of suordm lgl*h amba at Deas LABOR AGITATIO11. Workmen in Various Industries De manding More Pay or Resisting SReductqnfL. Prf'rsBURG, April 30.-A number of the striking tanneris in Allegheny' City re turned to work to-day, and it-iatlought that others will soon follow. -To.morrow is the jlay set for several st iW is, among them the coal miners', plasterers', and cigarmakers'. The m-ners claitn thf their strike, will be e l, a0 te abo i 6,000 men will conii oas qrdred by she Conventiow Thei tyf this strike isrthat for over a week the majority ofthe-mifiers cencerned have -bftrwork ing for the rate against whbio, they will strike to-morrow. The strike of the cigar makers will, it is thought, be a small af fair. It is said that out of ninety cigar factories in .tl s t4 y o ldyfive will refuse' to grant the increase tmanded; and that only for ty men will be obliged to strike. ALBANY, April 30.-The cigar manufac turers met on Saturday and agreed to dii charge all their men. The Cigarmakers' Union detnaadled $2 per 1,000 advance, but the manufacturers waire willing to give $1 only. To-day all the shops are closed save where girls are employed, and one shop where half a dozen union men who received the advance atked for are at work. The manufacturers say they will pui ac ced4-to thevdemand. .: LYsrcBUrO, Vs., Arpil 30.-The stem-. mers in all tobacco factories here struck to-day, in consequence of the refuQl of thelr employers'to comply fiitly with their demands for increased wages. They de manded an increase from 50 cents o'75 cents per 100, but an advance of only 60 cents was oonouedd. SiNG SING, April 50.-The earnI9n of ,Sing Sing State Pris n for April were $18j713.44, and the expentiltures 14,661. 64, leaving a net profit 0f$4,05L80 AUBURN, April 30.-'-he profits of Au burn prison for April are $1,118. WILKESBARRE, Pa., April 30.-The cigar manufacturers have pefuse#to' pay the advance in wages d ude~t union, and a genalea strike was o rded by the' Executive Committee to-night. CONDENSED TELEGRAMS The printers of the Chattanooga Times are on a strike. Rio Grande railroad to Ogden is to e open May 10. Mary Clements, of Yotigstown, 0. celebrated her hundredth birthday Tues Nine hbosei werebirm and Sfideen families rendered homeless at Marshfleld, Wis., last week. The suit for absolute divorce brought by Mrs. Dion Boucicault at New York, has been discontinued. Election cases at New Orleans have been indefinitely postponed, one of the accused having small pox. At Ashland, Pa., last week, James Ful ler wa4 killed and several, persons injured seriously by a mine accident. The press of St. Louis is demanding in vestigations into the treatment of the poor in the different state institutions. Dr. Harvey B. Wilburn, superintendent of the State Idiot ksylurn at Syracuse, N. Y., since its kioundation, died suddenly last week. Gov. Cleveland of New York, has signo ed a bill providing for the b.rial of de ceased soldiersn sailors or marines Itt other than pauper graves. At Grand Rapids, recently, Hener Bre uier, a prominent and popular citizen, was thrown from a wagon anrd seriously, and it is feared fatally, inj'ired. At Toledo, O. Tuesday, John F. Carter, from California, seized $1,000 on the coun ter of the Toledo National Bank and ran. He was pursued and captured. °The Msiss k fiad . Pcific road: will bhekeafter not r knize ticket or baggage checks of the Gulf, Colorado and Santa. Fe road. -A rupture is immtninent. Neatry $60,000 worth' of itamps Were is sued recently to tobacco masnufacturers in Lynchburg, Va., and 36 car loads of tobacco were shipped to various points. . treN uad red "'astated famlgea4tst' from southwest '.W ~'elau, arrived last week at Philadelphia. Nine hundred Scandinavians and Germa*n ,also landed. .a, lndia. pol&, r ceialy, 4Ge W leseu. a moulder, attempnted to 'get on the In dianapolis, Bloomington & Western en gli.d ufalling under the whleels, vas i nstanyttrkifed. In consequencet6f the new law affect 1t,1~ntru revenue olmcers et c1 ient gpipt4,)qe b5sege4 for tia on Monday night, cliiat hfa.ve se.etf with their employers $11 o t 9954c 11 disopgt, dveotha:k: t R he working people being charged 30 cents per J. D. Lat ipai rdti.c.ljd with $13 NO'irJgfan aptnren Tennepsee, having pleaded -guilty, was iY¶di rria quarrt. 1Tn ord, y., re cently, between three Smith brothers and three brothers I plapoloin - p tlred.' "Jbree of the Coins were seriously L t Sml ,-a A 6 supreme counLt.aith s refused b ease of 4. . atson, eonoicted of bribing ertenee of,~~ tr~d;rB·rY FOIE +)U E E $ HNGE$ Three of them by the Sheriff and one by a Qtg'> of Lyniegks. 'St Louis, May 4..-Govenor'TIelson, a colored murderer, was hanged in Lewis ville, Ark., to-day. The drop fell at 1 P.M., and deanti was atised +by.4isiocktlon of the neck. Helson faced death with bravado, and on the way to the gallows chatted with the guards, even laughing heartily h e *as.o,+.tling the steps. The igtditk p oeh til 1 yard, and was witnessed by a large number of per. sons, who flocked into town from the surrounding country as if going to a circus. On the scaffold Helson addressed the erp d in, a .Mpt 1ei4e,A.eewledging his crime, and saying that in a few min utes he would meet the true man he had killed, as he knew they would both be in heaven. Helson's crime was the killing of Major Ashley, near Lewisville, Ark., on Aug. 7. 1882. Ashley was a prosperous colored farnmer, about sixty .years old. Mep had daughteir 16 yeai of age. Helson was a reckless negro, only 20 years of age, yet he was a political boss in . ap fl.,: I e fell in love with Ashley's daughter, and told several pprsons tha he would wvin her despitehe f~i thd he' £4 I said that he wouTad ither bury her than marry her to such a man. In the early pupa of,tAprit ! saomg went 6 - Ashley and told him that he intended to reform that he had forswore politicits and his evil hab its, and desired to settle down, if he could only get a steacy job. Ashley hired him, and so well did he warm himself into con flslene a( the 1d madi th4s the t\vo made an arranugementto crop hi shakes on Ash ley's place. Helson to make his home with .t.4ldty'b family. As soon as he be came thlui estabiished, ilison began ahj. lov.m:kinktg i igt dtighteb, who refused to entertain his suit. He then went to her f:t.her. andtl on the old man refusing to coe.ilpl&4 tdli~hte, to iri Helso', th.i.ss atuirrel, iid f insin+s [o eillg oit Ol Ashley. .l.I. was n gainectis abhtm thett Ashtty place 'ant' the 'lay the crime was committed. On several occasions he had announced his determination to kill the old man, and it was generiily . .e that he w¬n1 kill the girl alsdo. Mainy" of Ashley's friends urged him to take steps to prevent it, but Ashley never thought anything of the threa , O( . 7. Jelson'\called it As hom aske.ior the' old main. A dlmt t deelvhere Ashley, his two sons, at. three white men were ploughilng, Helson laid himself behind some tall weeds, and waited until his vPice tim came up to within a few yards of him and then fired. The old man never spoke after the shot. Helson was soon captured. He made ng denial of the shooting, but boldly co ftsed that. he Jilled the father because 'e cduld not get the daughter. The murderer has never betrayed the least remorse. and has only seemed to regre thate di4 yotb~ill the girl also, it i~at hIe'ltl neot wait imntil night, when as he seemed to think, it would have been an easy matter to get away. Ten Thous.nd Spee'tators at a TRENTON, Ga., May 4.--D. F. Walker, one of the Hardberger murderers, was hanged hure toiday. The gaIlows was erected a hundred yards in the rear of the jail. The spectators were estimated at nearly 10,000. Walker met his death un flinehingly. The drop fell at forty min utes past 12. T=_he murder was committed in October last, on Sand Mountains,, near Rising Fawn. Hardberger, the victim, was a well known resident of South Pitts burg, Tenn., and was at the time on his way to work at Rising Fawn. His decom-. posed remains were afterward found in a dense Wood in the' mountains. He had been shot several times and robbed. Sus picion pointed to a man named Treece and to Walker, and circumstantial evidence soon established their 'guilt. 'Both were young mett, and Walker had a young wife who stood nobly by him. She was with him in the court room during the whole triali and frlqeuently gave way to her feel iLg in the most agonizing sobsnd tears. Treece, his accomplice, eonassed tcinan slaughter, and was sentenced to the peni tentiary for a.term of ton years. Walker alo. confessed, and acknowledged that he ought to be hanged. Walker met his death without a tremor. He made a long speech on the ga w Bird, the brother of tht Sheriff, in attempt tog to qiiell it', -was s `tt n pg A COLOBEDHORB.E THIEF AND MURDERER. TA.L'Fz Fla., May4.=-Jo ee was of Joseph ockett. Lee's career was that of a horse thief and desperado. In January , T-ro ers started in persuit of the thief, and after follwil him a num fber of week si tes ran him down State and demanded his surrender. Lee A posse pursuit, and on overtak ing an allt ~ Pi 'Lee wAs ts IM-. foil ef.ortn hrmaewavh be earl i e fRte. No efforts were tuad. to save .him from tbe gallows._ .t t9C a41Ugoo r.t.,~Qa-c·Pct ilrU ALO H R VICTOR Y SCOED BY BUTI LER. In Which he Pointsal -pral and Sets Forth an Importairtact in An. clent History. Boston, April, 30.-- ov, Butler, in a long message to the Legislature, vetoes the bill to extend the charter of the Ocean Ter a~ lroQd .Dock and Elevator Co , because its charter has been ex trnded"si*te 1852, and in his oppinion pubHli e~gency does not require it. Citing this ease as an jlltstrathin of how the time ~of the Legislature is' taking up, he inquires whether the State ought not to have biennial instead of anual sessions of the Legislature The Governor refers to his vote of a similar bill for the exten sion of the charter of the Somerville Warf and Improvement Company, and says: As an example of the necessity for a searching examination the considerations of exigency in the case of that bill extend ed to an investigation of the religious .charagters of vpi) ago r$ of= the thiit Edntuyf 'Wfth all .t care and iat tention the Legislature had bestowed up RQ9b4lwg yEs4esgation havtyeer, ut*titer branch appears to have discovered the im polrtpt, fact. bearing upon the effect of hold~ land inim*tmaig "that Philip, the Arablaii, wils the Christian Emperor of Rome from the year of our Lord 244 to 249, which would have been discovered, no doubt, if the demands of the public service would have permitted sufficient time to have referred to the letters of Origen and the writings of Euseblus and Jerome, wyherein Philip is alleged to be highly honored frlshls a.c reti p to.hris tiiaity anidl is styled as .oUe fi' qd Primus de retlibus RIomanus Chtristianus fuit." In the Iteccs-;ary haste, the Senate was rolt,:atbly misiled by 1.:~Jing after a Cris si~n empire which was established in the fourth century, and not the Christian Em peror who reigned in the third century. Whe 4ove or t3'ope it aiy dot 6, out ofbplac(~o bserv teht-hi does, noti n found Pii, wat b*ptiied thy heathen -treasure Quen dandice, ~th Philip the Arabian. He says this to prevent mistakes which would be no more palpable than for a lawyer to con ound tie Magna Charter of .ingtenry, an actof Parliament con cerning inortlmain, with the great charter of liberties extorted from King John by his barons. Referring to the present bill. Gov. Butler says: "The terminal railroad and ,dock and elevator coinpardes have had trw three years in which to do something. They have done nothing. The Mystic Cc;pora. tiop, to which new tirms of existence are given in this bill, have had more than thirty years, but have simply held their lands and waited until they could sell at an enormous price to a company which must:increse t4eightage to the people to pay an income on the expenditure." He fails, therefore, to see the claim of these corporations to a. further existence. The FaV nify of One of the Dublin Assassins. Joseph Brady, the condemned assassin. is a ..embeý of a .somewhat remarkable family. lii~i father-and mother are not yet 60 years old, and their children number twenty-five-twenty sons and five daugh ters, most of #hom are living and in fair ly respectab8lesituations. Brady's father has been for forty years in one employ, and bears a high character. He says he was entirely ignorant of his son's connec tion with secret societies, and his arrest came on him as a shock. Brady's Ifamily were well aware of his intimacy with the informer Carey, who shortly before [the assassination asked Brady to become god father to one of his children. Brady was apparently a I!oma n Catholic, and he was so highly esteemed by the clergy of that church that he was appointed an office bearer in Ann street Chapel, Dubltb. At the door of this chap el for nine years he was intrusted with the responsible duty of making the collection, ane he discharged his office throughout to the satisfaction of his clergy. Brady, up to the dqy of his arrest. was employed by Dublin Corporation, of which the inform Br Carey Was a em~ber, and since the trials it has beeai disoovered that thde convict frequently gave himself a holiday, without reprdof, prsuminably to confer with Carey and othersabelong'ing to the so-called Inl vincibles.-4Lo.adon Times. John L, Sullivan ecome a BodoN, AjiI1 28.-John L, Sullivan said to-day in an interview: "I am done with i M . M6I4 i at ther and wife are at me all the time about it, and I have q jqe ~!s r)yheir wish es. I am champion of America now, and if was to beat a dozen more fighters in the ing- at li d Q ld ,an ow I44 eak ofr~a hngtfih sts r ie i e, and I am o us go tng to any o e . . a$hy" .lght ers think they can do me with the loves tjl I# be rdy U m1't with them, and to pouvince them of their error. Then I am e .J4.ere, and I an take a bSMta ,y with proper attractions, can be made to yield me all the ig remd l s ý#aia10 O ikre is o money in the ring after you haive made il tie beoi men in the country to -make W4, ýi~f.~ 2 he iv3nnr; 9i~_ ~ eritF ddi~ What i$ the Matter `with Jupiter? Late in the summer of 1878 something happened on the planet Jpiter which im mediately 'excited the attention Of ato1no mers the world over, and gave rise to no end of curious speculations. South of the southern equatorial belt of the planet an oblong red spot suddenly made its appear ance. It was go large and its color so pro nounced that even the smallest telescopes readily and tleanly showed it. Jupiter is a world in combarison with which this earth is insignificant. In order to circum navigate Jupiter a sea captain would have to sail as far as from the earth to the moon and then go a distance greater than the circumference of the earth in addition. If New York and San Francisco were set down on the surface of Jupiter at points corresponding to their positions oih the earth they would be more than 30,000 milest apart. Itis no wonder, then, that the as tronomers felt a little excitemnnt when they saw a huge red spot snddenly appear on the face of Jupiter, as if a pugilistio comet had mit the giant planet a blow from the shoulder and `drawn blood. The red spot was some 30,000 miles long and 6,000 miles broad-big enough to encircle the J earth like' a "grand marshal's sash, withe 5,000 miles to spare. Yet on Jupiter this huge spot resembled t small red blotch on an apple. Everybody who looked at it with a telescope felt an irresistible desire t to know what it, was. Some guessed it I was one of te red-ihot continents of the yet burning planet thrust up through the superincumbent vapors by some internal convulsion, such as lifted up great masses I of the eafth.s crust it its early geclcgloa I days, Qthoes -surwioed `that it might be I an opening rent through the cloudy envel- I ope of the planet showing its glowing sur face beneath. Some thought it was a. rod a eloud, and some that it .it a :fery. slag I cast up from the planetary furnace be neath. It was soon discovered that it had a motion of its own-at least that it per- I formed its revolution around the planet in a period different from that of some light spots near the equator. This only served to intensify the curiosity of beholders, Unexpectedly, last fall the great spot began to fade. 4 veil seemed to have been drawn over it, and all its outlines grew faint. Like a fiery monster which had only some to the surface to breathe, it seemed to be sinking back again into the depths of Jupiter's cloud ocean. The 4 latest news regarding this phenomenon is that it has practically ceased to be visible.I The astronomical monthlies have stopped I printing tables giving the time of its meri dtan passage, and only the most gigant telescopes are able to give slight glimpses of the disappearing monster. But while one wonder is going off the stage, another comes on. Of late the gen eral appearance of Jupiter's surface has greatly changed. Some power appears to be at work changing not only the forms, 4 but the colors of the planet's belts and spots, and Jupiter is. now exciting univer sal admiration by the brilliant appearance of his broad disk, streaked and mottled with delicate tints of pink, red, sepia, and steel blue. What is happening on the great planet nobody knows, but it looks its though it would be a very unquiet place of 1 abode for any but a lace of salamanders. The Roomiest Trousers in America. ' One of our merchants had at his store last night a pair of pants which measured fifty-eight inches around the waist, sixty four inches around the seat, and thirty four inches around the leg. Thirty-two inches was the inside leg measuerment. The pants were to be cut in the latest fashion. The owner turns the scale at 415 pounds.-Louisvtll Courier-Jonrnal. Armed Negroes Defying the Law. NEw ORLEANS, April 30.-A special de spatch from Marshall, Texas, to-the Times -Democrat says: "At Gladewater, on Saturday, two negroes, t.ied for trivial of fence, were convicted and ordered to be sent to jail at Longview county seat. Of ficer Bradshaw had them in charge at the railroad depot, waiting for a train, when an attempt was made to rescue the prison ers. Bradshaw, fearing trouble, had sum moned two citizens, to aid him in fru strating the plans of the rescuers. The attempt was made, however, and resulted in a general firing of guns and pistols, by which Officer Bradshaw and three negroes were killed. In response to telegrams the Sherift and a posse from Longview hasten ed.0t the sc~ne. The inegroes are armed add 4.f the oicersa aid It .s *eared that n$eots oiadt* .ay L#Lteo*. There are ce ta m characteraitles con nected with a lazy man Which are admir I~ni S *leyieelte ki th etwanging, jiug ling breasts of the nervously Aidgety a felng whitch borders .° respect and is Okic to awe. Yeaour double-geared, fidgety mna will spft altday like a top and ran down in the cool -°of the evehtng on the identical spot on which be started- off after br a'st. .Th'b e maq siuffering fropi chronic lassitude will kee gtlu, kery cool, keep'it. the sbade, putin a full day's work rusting himself,tahd arrive on time at sundown cool, e.sta .ile e4tEe4 hi t~ e~it ing once swgl a der .eIobla or laid a hajr. T prOAiunail lair man drns* a amleepwith as mud* aii' angffroid at his dflgtybrother with the cyIilndert fast, hgaienic ap ', a m d py1r faway like a whole business is, the man of bustle and confusion wears his life away for the want of the oil of rest. The professional lazy man justsoaks along through this vale of tears like a handful of cotton waste in the oil oup ofa box-car axle. We have not.the least doubt in the world but that we could be a professional lazy man and not half try. It we had to try very hard it would break the spell. The charm would have flown, and things would be sadly mixed. The motto of the man afflicted with chronic lassitude is, "Give us a rest-or, give us death." The professional lazy man gets to the grave yard on schedule time the s:amne as the nervous tidgety gernldnman Nlho worries along the pathway or life like a Texas mule fighting sand flies. And the moral of all this is to thFe effect that it is far bet ter to be born lazy them crooked, deform ed, and, as Richard Ill. says, "sent into this breathing world scarce half made up." HARD FIGHTING, ENDING IN Fiddler Neary and Jilm Counolly Make Fierce Battle, but reach no Conel usion. A number of persous raised a subscrip tion purse a few days ago, to be fought for by Jim Connolly of Boston, and Fiddler Neary of this city, ain a hard glove contest, under the London prize ring rules. The men came together in an up-town hall on the east side of this city early yesterday morning, in the ptesenc of about fifty persons. The pugilists took position in the middle of the large room and the spec tators formed a ring around them. George Fulljames was referae. Ar soon as they toed the scratch Connolly led with his left in a vicious manner, but fell shlQfb Neary dashed at him right and left. Atter some rapid exchanges he caught Connolly on the neck with his light, knocking hinm against the-Wall. Then the men banged away at each other with both hands, until Neary threw Connolly down in a heap on the floor. In the second round Connolly's friends advised him to lead at once, but Neary spoiled this plan by dashing at him right and left. The credit of bringing first blood was awarded to Neary, whose list caught Connolly in the month, The men ducked and dodged, slashing away at one another heavily all over th- ring. Connolly, tried to avoid Neary's, thumps lu every way, and made Neary's blows ineffective by turning his back and running from him. Connolly finally took advantage of a blow on the nose, and dropped for safety. In the third round both men came up promptly, Connolly caught Neary with his left square on the nose, but failed to draw blood. Neary then rushed In, and Connolly again seized an opportunity to tumble on the floor. In the fourth round the men skipped to the scratch gamely, though they wcrp puffing like porpoises. They rushed to gether like mad balls. It was a slogging round, but scientific from beginning to end, both striking out like giants and both becoming almost stupefied by the hard hit, ting each received. Neary was thrown by a cross-buttock and fell heavily. In the fifth round the men slashed away fiercely, driving one another all over the ring until the spectators became so excited they left no space for 5the men to fight in and the referee separated them. The sixth was the last round. There was great confusion. After one minute's time the men again rushed at one another, administering left and right swinging hits on one another's faces and bodies. As both men were badly punished and the ctopddiag beclming very exeitt, the men were asretd and the referee dcelared the contets dt~w, amid great cheertig. Befov this fight began the spectators were amused by bouts between Joe Fowl er and Frank Wilson, the Mouse, and Jim McLaughlin and' George Taylor, colored. Entering a Depot and Forctng the AgeuW to H4r). Over the Cobteu' is of the Nsa e. DALLAS, Tex., April. 27.-Last night, at about 9 o'clock, the, freight office at the Dallas and Texas Central Rail.to:ld in Hutchins, twelve miles south of Dallas, was robbed by a young man who spdd.e.-. ly entered, and, pointing a cocked pistol at J. F;. "ewelt the agent, and W T'. Joqp. and D. F.beel, his dlerkis, oered theta to throw up their handse, wbc1' they did, He i~itdiered Bewefll't6 ilnd him what money was in the safe' which was compli ed with. The lad then backed out doors and disappearei in the darkness. This morwing A.Sherff's posse, with a descrip tion of the robber, took the trail. They approached a house near Hutchins to ar rest I.WisfMiller, a~ged Id; who answered tie d#serlptlio, iod who bad Justoreturned from the cowboy strike in the Panhandle district. When he-saw the posse he ran from the house. " Fire was opened on him., which he returned, but he soon surrend ered. 'o one was hurt. lie. was taken before the parties he had robbed and fully identifled,.ibt no money vas found on him. He was lgljed ' al U1 a jail to night. .i.ef. t1sbfeved to be the man who robbed Bteeso8's store of nearly $100 a few nights a o. Fle Atabbed Peter Bass abomt a yep 4o, tied We onatry, and had' not been heard from until his return from the Panhandle. " The Boi. r FAfder*no? ew York, have ngstir ipermissorta to the western Unl t Te gth C -44 w use steetstof the elyt to laywiel undtergrow at heos of1 et. e f1.et in as ..i stri n- two wires for the e0i's use.