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THE MILAN EXCHANGE,!
W. A. WADE, Publisher.
MILAN. - - TENNESSEE.
NEWS IN BRIEF.
Complied from Various Sources.
PERSONAL AND POLITICAL.
The late Hon. Francis E. Hayes, of Bos
ton, Miu., bequeaths in his will a large
proportion of bis estate to relatives: to
Dartmouth College, $10,000; to Berwick
Academy, $10,030, and to Harvard College
Henrt C. Fhikdm.vx, the New York
stock broker who eloped with Miss Sarah
Bcheuer, daughter of Solomon Scheuer,
the millionaire, was at the Arlington Ho
tel in Washington on the 23th. The couple
were "doing" the city.
' Kffohts are being made to erect at New
Orleans, La., a statue ot the late Captain
Samuel Clieaterrld, who commanded the
United S:ates private armed brig "Gen
eral Armstrong," to commemorate his
heroic battle with a Biitish squadron at
Fayal on the night of the 20th and 27th
of (September, 1814, which resulted in
saving Louisiana from British conquest.
President John W. Garrbtt,. of the
Baltimore & Ohio Railway Company, died
on the 20:h. He was a native of Balti
Ik a recent interview General James A.
Beaver, of Pennsylvania, who has been
mentioned as the probable new Commis-
. sioner of Pensions to succeed ColouelDud'
ley, said ne would not have the place, as
he had a large law practice and an exten
give nail factory.
On the 0 h Jas. Egan, the once famous
pitcher ot the Brooklyn nine, died at the
New Haven (Conn.) Jail. He was im
prisoned last March for theft, and was to
serve one year.
JUI83 aiaodalena Drakk, daughter of a
wealthy man of Harrison, N. Y., is re
ported to have ran away and married
Jesse Carroll, her father's coachman
The groom is said to be a man of educa
tion and has f l.OOJ saved up.
Two relatives of Gilbert Leigh, M. f
who was found dead at the bottom of Big
Horn Mountains in the United States on
the 22d insL, left Loudon for New York
on the 2Glh in order to accompany the body
Emperok William unveiled the statue
of General Von Goeben at Cokleutz on the
Geo. Iorillard has sold his Long la
land farm for $125,000.
The death of Commodore Fillebrown,
Commander of the Brooklyn Navy Yard,
was announced on the 27th.
Ox the 27ch the Emperor of Germany
formally opened the new Opera-house at
At a meeting of the Corn and Flour Ex
change and City Government of Haiti'
more, Md., on the 2Tcb, eulogistic rosolu
ttons were passed on the character and
standing ot the lata John W. Garrett
On the 28th Archbishop Corrigan laid the
corner-stone ot the new Italian Church of
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, in New York.
Rumor has it that there has come to light
a real estate transaction in Washington by
which Ben Butler is said to have got ahead
of the Government.
In the single scull race at Creve Cceur
Lake, St, Louis, Mo., on the 28th, Jake
Gaudaur defeated George Hosmer. The
distance was three miles. Winner's time,
twenty minutes fifty seconds.
On the 28th the funeral of John W. Gar-
rett took place at Montebello, the country
residence of decensed, near Baltimore,
Md. It is reported that fuily 12,000 peo
Samuel Lupnv, the defaulting Treas
urer ot the State ot Kansas in 1873, and
whose whereabouts has been a matter of
mystery ever since, has been arrested.
The President is apparently not in
hurry to get back to business. He is not
expected iu Washington until the middle
o t October.
General Ujiesham, the new Secretary
ot cue ireusury, nas not yet made up
his whether to retain the portfolio or to
accept the Circuit Judgeship.
Marchi, director of the National Jour
nal, Brussels, has been expelled from Bel
gium for supporting the Republican cause.
On the 20 ih Geo. Swannattage was elect
ed Lord Mayor ot London, Eng.
On the 20th the Austrian Reichsrath was
opened by the Emperor Francis Joseph.
In a boat race on the 29th Teenier de
feated Ross by half a length at Point ot
Pines, near Boston, Mass. The distance
was five miles.
On the 29th Rev. Frank B. Sleeper, ot
uaraner, Mass., was arraigned on a
charge of committing an assault on Mrs.
Ellen 8. Halt. The affair created a great
deal of excitement in the vicinity.
Admiral Dcpo.nt'b statue, which is to
stand in Dupout Circle, Washington, D.
C, has been completed in Philadelphia,
and is expected to reach its destination in
October. It will be unveiled the last of
October or the first part ot November,
Ox the 29th Joseph Bunker, Chief Fire
Mai glial ot Cincinnati, O., died from in
Juries received the day previous while
driving to a fire. He was fifty-two years
old and bad been connected with the Cin
cinnati Fire Department twenty-eight
years. For the last six years he had been
Portraits of the wives of Presidents
Tyler and Polk have been hung up in the
green roomoftheWhiteHou.se at Wash
CUIMES AMU CASUALTIES.
The Captain of the steamer Lord ot the
Isles, which arrived in New York from
Yokahomu on the 21th, reports that on
August 21), oil Cape Guardatut, he took off
the crew of the French transport Avyron,
DUO all told, and landed them at Alden.
The Avyron wn wrecked five miles south
At Whltestown, Pa., on the 2jth, a Ger
man, seventy-nve years of age, fatally
shot his wife, aged sixty-five, the result of
On the night of the 25th wealthy cltl-
ZDit ot l ittsnem, Alas., started to bunt
burglars supposed to be in his house and
While descending Lonj's Teak In Colo
rado, Miss C. L. Wilton, a wealthy young
lady of New York, perished in a snow
storm. At Muncie, Ind., a man, who last April
had part of his brains blown out, is now
pronounced well and hearty.
On the 2(th Ella Larrabee, a handsome
Kirl of twenty, was sentenced to the Peni
tentiary for three years by a Brooklyn (N.
Y.) court. Despite her refined looks and
good breeding, she is said to be a profes
On the night of the 25th Jeremiah Brod-
erick, aged seventy -five, who claimed to
live in Cincinnati, suicided by hanging in
the City Prison at Marietta. O. He was
demented and imagined that some one
wanted to kill hi in.
At Arend, Chili, a disastrous fire is re
ported to have occurred on tho 11th Inst.
Fire destroyed Kellogg & Johnson's
boot and shoe factory at St. Paul, Minn.,
on the 27th.
Br breaking into the store ot Michaels
Bros., Brooklyn, the night of the 27cb, rob
bers secured $10,000 worth of jewelry.
A sneak thief stole a bar ot gold worth
350J lrom a New York broker's office on
the 27oh. and vanished by climbing down
the fire escape.
Ox the 27th, while riding on one of the
roads near Pittsburgh, iPa., Miss Strom
was ordered by a tramp to dismount and
give him her horse. Upon her refusal he
beat her until she was insensible. Ihe
rascal was caught and Judge Lynch came
near trying the case.
Ikcbxdiaries seem to be persistency de
termined to destroy Cleveland, Ohio.
Two more fires were started on the 28:h,
one of which involved a loss of $12,000.
On the night of the 27th the entire bus
iness portion of Rathdrum, Idaho, and
nearly all the best residences of the city
were swept away by fire. Many families
were left homeless and destitute.
A dynamite explosion occurred in the
Council Chamber at Salisbury, Eng., the
night of the 27th. The building was
badly shaken and many windows in ad
joining premises were shattered.
Thk Dupont Powder Company's mill at
Reading, Pa., blew upon the 29;h with
At Pachuchn, Mexico, on the 29th,
cloud burst caused a terrible inundation,
Thirty persons were killed.
On the night of the 19.h fire-bugs made
another attempt to burn property at Allen,
town. Pa., and the Mayor called a meet
ing of citizons.
AN Egyptian nuggar, laden with troops
and stores, was capsized on the Nile, and
two men were drowned and a quantity ot
On the night of the 9,h thieves entered
the Post-ofuoe at Mineville, O., and stole
$30 in money and $3 X) in stamps. As they
were leaving, they were discovered. In
the effort to capture them Kate Richards,
the Postmaster's daughter, was fatally
stabbed. The robbers escaped with their
A boiler exploded in the engine-room
of the Millwood (Pa.) coal shaft the even
ing of the 29th, killing John Hanna and
number ot others.
At the Conyngham shaft of the Dola
ware and Hudson Coal Company the boil
er exploded with great violence on ths
evening of the 29th, wrecking the building
and damaging the other three boilers.
The Papal Consistory will not convene
until December at Rome, owing to, the
prevalence ot cholera in Italy.
For the seven days ended the 2Gth the
failures were: United Siates, 1S7; Cana
da, 20; or a total of 213, as against a total
of 218, the preceding week, showing a
slight decrease. Failures are still numer
ous in the Pacific States, Canada and New
York city. In other sections of the country
they are rather below the average.
At Naples on the 2.1th there were 23 2
new cases ot cholera and ninety-seven
deaths. Thore were fifty-one new cases
and twenty deaths at Guuon, and seven
teen deaths elsewhere in Italy. Seven
deaths occurred at Alicante and one at
Barcelona, Spain, and four at Toulon.
The period of quarantine upon infected
cholera ports in Turkey has been length
ened to two weeks more.
Hundreds of applications have ben re
ceived by the Chinese legation at Wash
ington from Americans, especially sur
geons, for enlistment in the Chinese serv-
ije. The legation replies that until war is
declared by China uo enlistments will be
On the 20th the Acting Secretary of the
Treasury issued a call for the redemption
ot $10,00),000 ot the three per cent, loan ot
1882, the principal and accrued interest to
be paid the 1st of November next.
On the 20th the mill agents af, Montreal,
Can., were in session, considering lueas
ures to advance the price of cottons.
Thk city of Allentown, Pa., has recently
been infested with and greatly exciied
over fire bugs.
On the 27th sixteen deaths from cholera
were reported in South France; the epi
demio was increasing rapidly at Genoa,
and there were six deaths at Marseilles.
Thk French Cabinet, at a meeting on the
27 cb, resolved to summon the Chambers
October 14 h.
Fon twenty-four hours ende I the night
ot the 27th, reports of cholera in Italy
showed oOJ fresh cases ami l'J.'J deaths,
marked decrease compared with the pre
At ooluuibus, O.. on the 27th, a citizen's
meeting was held to express sympathy for
the locked-out miners in the Uockiug Vul
An order has been issued by acting Post-
nmster-Ueueral Hatton that after October
1st all first-class 1'ost-t Illces shall keep
open tho luouay-order mil registered
letter departments until 6 p. ui., exoept on
Sundays and legal holiday. ,
IT has been decided by Judge Field thaw
Chinese boy born in ths United States
nd who returned from a visit to China, is
citit-n and has the right to re-enter the
The 8u" Canal Company has ordered a
reduction in charges.
On the I8h a monster Liberal demon
stration was held at Brussels, Belgium.
One of the orators demanded the separa
tion of the church and state.
Thb Government of France has dee ded
upon reference in the matter ot expendi-
ures, an 1 the estimates for 18S5 are 6J,-
OOC.OOJ francs less than this year.
Ihk representative of Italy at Cairo has
protested formally against a suspension
of the Egypt an sinking fund.
In accordance with Parliamentary en
actment twenty-two members of the Chili
Chamber have .ben deposed.
ONthe28.h ths steamship Oregon ar-
rived at New York, having made the pas
sage from Queenstown in six days and
eighteen hours the fastest time on rec
IT is reported that pleuro-pneumonla
has broken out among cattle at Phca.ilx
There were 355 fresh oases o: cholera
in Italy and 212 deaths during the twenty-
four hours ended the evening ot the 29 h.
A restoration of Western rates was
ordered at a meeting of freight agents in
New York on the i9-b.
Fully 12.0JO people attended a demon
stration at Bromwlcb,. Eng., on the w a lu
favor of the British franchise bill.
Th Committee appointed by Congr-ss
to inquire into the expenditure in the De
partment of Justice has compietea its re
port and will present it to the House in
Tub Cabinet of Great Britain has noti
fied the Powers that a suspension of the
Egyptian sinking fund is thoroughly justi
The French will not bombard any more
Chinese forts until alter October lsK It is
said that Admiral Courbet favors tnkin r
Pekin to make the Chinese respect tl
This foundation walls to the new St-i'e.
house at Charleston, W. Va., have fallen
in, and the structure has been damaged in
a large sunt.
Foil the week ended September 2.th the
issue of silver dollars was $433,89(1. Fo
the corresponding period last year, $071,
This Navy Doparlment Issued orders on
the -J9;h, directing the commander of the
New York Navy lard to put the Nan
tucket and Alarm out ot commission, and
to send the Fassaia to Norfolk. These
vessels arrived at New York on the 29th.
Suit has been en'ered by the D siilct
Attorney at Washington, D. C, to recover
$1J,0J0 sureties on the bond of Howgate,
late disbursing officer of the United S.ates
.It is reported that six French passen
iters from Cochin China, on the steamer
Abdul Kadir, which put In at Bona, Al
L-iers. for quarantine, died of cholera after
having been lanjm ud placed in tke ties
ON the 29;h the steamer Ocean King,
from Monti el with the Canadian contla
gent lor the Gordon relief expedition, ar
rived at Gibraltar. The men were in good
LATE NEWS ITE3IS.
Cholera epidemic and' heavy raius
have paralyzed trade throughout Spain.
Benj. F. Cobb, a prominent young bus
iness man of Lincoln, Neb., has disap
It is asserted that the days of the coal
miners' strike in the Monongahela Valley
There were six deaths from cholera on
the 3)th in the difTjrent provinces of
1 he Viceroy at Canton has issued a
proclamation urging the Chinese to resist
Dit. Abkam Babcock, of Syracuse, N,
Y., arrested on a charge of criminal prac
tice, committed suicide in jail on the 3)th.
A Paris journal predicts a Franco (ijr
man alliance unless En 'land kdeps her
finger out of the Chinese pie.
The German steamer Martha, bound for
New York with 130 passengers, is repjrted
disabled off Liscomb.
Thkhb were 421 fresh cases of cholera
reported in lialv on the 8Jih. and 2-9
deaths, including 61 deaths at Naples and
( i at Genoa.
'Ihe engagement ot John McCallou'i,
the tragedian, at McViuker's Theater,
Chicago, and all the rest oi! his dates lor
tiie season, have been canceled onaocouul
of physical breakdown.
Mrs. Lillian, a grass-widow of seven
enteen, tcok poison and died in a hay
stack on her toiler's farm near Ogden,
Hi li. , on the 3 ltd.
Mk. Hendricks went to the L mis villa
Exposition on the 31th, and wus ilu guest
of the Commissioners.
hill csmitii, colo ed, who assaurl a
dusky damsel in Franklin County, U ss.,
wus taken from a magistrate on tlu 3 In
and hunted by a inob.
ihe ieiiin Valley Railroad has pur
chased a half interest in the track of the
Pittsburgh & Western lrom P.um Creek
Valley to Woods Ruu in Alleghany C.ty,
ooiiN r. ct. John's letter lounullyac
cepiing the nomination as the Prohibition
party's candidate for the Presidency was
given to the public on the 3Jth.
lus Supreme Court of Ohio granted
leave on the 3Jth to file petitions in error
in the Scott liquor tax laws and advanced
them on the docket by fixing the time of
bearing October 22d.
The great September "squeezi" in corn
at Chicago closed on the 30Ui, the Ex
change floor presenting the wildest scones,
The ruling prices were from eighty-live to
ninety cents, at winch figures tho uufor
tunute "shorts" will have to settle.
'lllE estimated reduction ot the public
debt tor beptember is a litUa over irlS.OJO,
The Secretary of the Treasury approved
tho recommendation that block 314, entire,
be reserved as a site f ir public buildings
at Ft. Smith. Ark.
Tho large cotton need cil mill of JnmM
N. Jost p i R. Rushing, at Terrell, Tex.,
burned a few days ngo. Loss, $30,009;
They can execute a prohibitory law in
Georgia. Since the whisky traffic has
been tabooed in Johnson County there has
been a steady decrease of crime and th
J ill is almost a useless appendage.
A notice was posted at the Soddy coal
mines near Chattanoogrt, Tenn., a few
d.iys ago, announcing that the miners
would be paid only for lump coal, and
would be required to separate the slack,
on account ot the decrease in demand for
coke. At once 4 K) hands quit work and
held a conference with the managers, and
it was agreed finally to revoke the order
and a great strike was averted.
A tragic ending of a sad romance is re
ported from Waller County, Ga., about
eight miles from Chattanooga, Tenn. For
several months Will Stoner, one of the
leading young men in his neighborhood.
lias been paying devoted attention to a
beautiful young girl named Lizzie Wei
burn. It was currently reported that they
were engaged. A few days since the
young lady sent Stoner a noto that they
must sever their acquaintance. The
young man, greatly dismayed, sought an
explanation, but she declined to see him,
and in the depth of his grief and humilia
tion he hung himself in his barn, and when
found was stone dead.
Captain W. H. James, United States
Assistant Engineer of Upper Cape Fear
River Improvements, sho: himself al Wil
mington, N. C, a tew days ag, and died
in a few minutes.
Ware and Hulen, convict guards, at
Lake Washington, Miss., quarrelled a few
days ago, and Hulen was killed.
The long drought in the vicinity of San
Antonio, Tex., has been broken at last.
The steamer Lind Grove burned to the
wa'er's edge at Monroe, La., a few days
Drought has caused Berious injury in
many parts of Tennessee.
lbe Jasper (Ala.) Court-house burned a
few nights ago.
The drought in Southern Virginia has
been the severest experionced in many
Virg'nia's exhibition at Now Orleans
does not promise to be very extensive,
owing to a scarcity ot funds and luck ot
An oppressive rise of rents in New Or
leans has already Bet in.
Mrs. Jennie Van Horn, daughter of re
spectabl-, parents at Memphis, Tenn., has
George Hill, who chopped a rival to
pieces at a colored dance, has been sen
tencod at Canton, Ga., to hang October
The steam g'n-'iouse cn J. II. and C. J,
Foster's b'ewell place. Bossier Parish, La.,
and thirty bales of cotton, burned a few
days ago. No insurance.
Homer Perry, a colored boy of fKteon
has been convicted at Covington, Ola., ot
an outrage on a seven-year-old child, and
sentenced to be banged on November 7-h
Aaron and Charles Baswell, brothers, of
Talladega, Ala., quarreled a few days ago
about the a.fjc.ions of a young' lady
Aaron shot Charles through the heart,
killing him insta itly.
A fi eight train backed into the parking
establislinun'; ot Patterson, Henry & Co.
at Louisville, Ky., a few days ngo, knocked
the wall down and fatally injured George
Huss, an employe in the building.
The Franklin County (Miss. ) Jail re
cently bocanie too full of hard criminal
to suit a mob of lorty persons, so their
took the law in their own hsnds and
cuted four men and left word they would
clear the juil unless the court did so at the
n -xt Win.
Bud Jackson and John Barlow, two off!
cers, while attempting lo arrest a party
named Allison in tho Indian Territory,
few days ago, were shot and instantly
Warren Price, who killed his son-in-law,
Houmnus F. Perry, in Johnson County,
Ga., has been sentenced to be hango 1 No
BiililT Louis Nelson arrosted Greer.
F.anklin, a n-gro gambler, at Macon, Ga.,
a few days ao. At the jail gate the ne
gro stabbjd the bailiff twice, inflicting se
rious wounds, and then ran. The bailiff
fired four shors. Other shots were also
fired. The negro received one ball in the
tiacit and whs mortally wounded.
Considerable excitement prevails in the
neighborhood of Buffalo Valley, Putnam
County, Tenn., over the murder of an un
known ped ller, whose goods and some
blood-stuined clothing had be"ii discov
ered. As the goods were not touched the
mo ive for the murder is a mystery.
Thomas Jackson, colored, whilj plowing
near Hargrove, Ky , a few days ago, be
came entangled in the lines and his horse
ran away, dragging Jackson nearly a
mile. Ha was kicked to death by the
horse and horribly mangled by the kplow
W. R. Cleveland, of Grayson County,
Tex., I el 1 out ot the cars on the Sunset
Road a few nights ag , and was .instantly
k ited. Deceasid acted strangely before
boarding the cars, and it was supposed he
attempted to jump off while the cars were
Miss Mc Williams, a young lady ot
beauty and accomplishments, was drowned
a few days ago in the river, four miles
above Galesburg, Tex. She was from
Louisiana, and was visiting relatives iu
A few nights ago Thomas Marton
charged with robbing the United States
mail, and put in jail in Vicksburg,
Miss., last June, and Gjorge Raudolph,
charged with grand larceny, made their
escape by cutting through the wails. The
prisuners had been allowed by the col
ored yuarils at the jail to receive through
the mail and by express letters and pack
ages, some id them without being exam'
ined. A splendid outfit of tools, used in
making their escape, wero found in the
cell, which wero no doubt received in
some ot tin package! mentioned.
The Jasper (Ala.) Court-house burned.
TUL MKillTV 1 -ALLEa.
Mental end rVyll C'llnpe of .Inhn ale
CnHnnclii !' ttrmmt Tricedlin All En
Knvvmralii Canceled and Hie CuinpHiiy
CniOAOo, Ii.t-, Cctohor I.
Hn-dr-i's winded Ih ir way to Mc Vlck
er's TiifoU-r last night for the purp e of
witnessing J' hn McCuIloujitJ's Impeisou-
stlon of the Gladiator, only to find the
Jootn h eked and the thest -r in darkiies.
Yestrday afternoon Vessra. Brooks,
McCulK-uah's ma-1 g r, and IT ce, his
prec H'i lit, waited upon r. McVlcker
for the purpose of su jgestint: th it the
enp&g-mnit be cancel. eii. They found
the veteran malinger in the sarin frame
of mind and In a few moments It was
decided Ut cancel all ates nd
send the company to New
York. Notice were accordingly
sent at once to the theaters interested
Slid to the rlnterM, newspapers nnd bill
posters. All this was done without con-nult-tion
with McCullouh, and it was
decided not to br ak the news too sud-
nly to him. An hour or two iat r.
Mr. Keene, 1 1n; triis"diun who had been
taken into the contld nee of Messrs.
Br oks and i'r ce, met Mr. McCul oufi
on the corner of State and Miu uo
streets standing in the shade under a
big umbru la and seemingly having no
purpose lu view. There was no rain
nor sign of any. Ihe couple tr.'eteit
each othrr cordially. Mct'ullotigh said
he was gol g to rehearsal; that he had
made a terrlole break the nlijht before t
tint ho was Infernal. y ervous, and that
everybody was hounding him.
"'They say I'm a dying man," he said
bltteriv. "Bah! why don't they let nio
Mr. Keene tr'ed to soothe hlra, nnd
locking arm , the two p oc eded toward
the theatre When the bui ding was
reached McCul ough turned back, In
sisting that they were going the wrong
'YouTe going toward the dives," said
' Yes," rep led McCullough, bitterly
"It seems t mc that a dive Is just where
I ought to make for."
Fin lly e was p-r-uaded to enter the
eater, and the rehearsal commenced. It
was soon seen th t the act r was totally
un-q nil t' tho r le ot the Oi-diator.
Then Klchell- u was trio with the same
result. At this point Mr, McVicker came
on tho stage nnd with Mr. Brooks deli
cately a u no U need to Mr. McCullough tho
deter i inutlon which had been arrived nt.
To their urprlse he heaved a sigh, and
said be was not well enough to piuy, and
that nobody concerned nhould lose a cent
1 he could prevent it. They went to tho
hotel, aud Mr. McCullough allowed him
self to be put to bed. Many of hlsfrleu. a
say that those who saw him on tho
stase Monday nigh had the last look
at John McCul ough as an actor. Mr.
Keene says that to have cont nued the
seas n would have been to thre iten his
sauity and his life. It is admitted by
th attending physic nns and a ew In
timate friends, a though the latter only
bream.- It in a whisper, that h Is suffer
ing from paresis, or progressiv paraly
sis, (the same a Miction which has over
taken Mr. S orey, of th - Chicago Times,)
and that the possibilities of successful
treatment are rendered th in re dlllloul'.
by h s sclf-wil , and his determination to
follow iudulgen e& which can only ag
.ravat the comprint.
TIIE SHOUTS SQUEEZED.
C1om of the September Corn Corner A
Olgantlc Ileal Ity Which l,ft(K),(MKI Was.
Netted The Hears Cuinerc, fully Gored
by the Dulls -Ixjr iould Hehlml the
Clique With 000,000 to Protect Tlieui.
Chicago, III,., September 30.
To-day winds up the September corn
deal. At opening this morning numer
ous pairs ol "'Short" eyes were glued to
the commission cilice bulletin boards,
and as the suspense ol their owuers grew
more and more dilllcult to disguise, the-
many attitudes seemed to Illustrate an
inward prayer for "Biucher or night."'
The only Biucher hoped for secinud to be
suUklently large receipts to break tho
corner's buck. But li.ucher Urrit dou
the way. Instead of the two thou-aud
car-load of corn for the corner to ab
sorb at eighty-three cents or more, as an
ticipated, only 1)72 arrived. October
coru opeued at 67 1-ic. ; but for ten or
illteen minutes there was no tidings of
September. Finally the tickers clicked
off eighty-live for the deal. Tuen It was
reported that Mclienry lor the coruer
was offering to buy or sell at that lluiti-
giving i-borts an opportunity to step up.
and settle at that figure.
One of the moot exciting scenes ever
knowu on the Board ot Tiaile occurred at
the one o'cioek close. Muety cent bi.ls.
were made for bait mil lou lots of Sep
tember corn bv the clique, while actual
sales were made as high as eighiy-srveii
ou smaller lotf. Paudenionuu prevailed,,
and the din of voices was terrible, it In.
reported that eight cars .so.d at uiuety
cents delivered at the i p. in. isesslou, and
uii.e cars were sold about the same lima
ou the other side of the pit at eighty-tin ce,
cents. Cash corn sold low us llity-t-lght.
cents on one side of the pit, while on tuo
other frigbteiu d shorts were bidding us
high as eighty-three cents. Some heavy
iailuies are looked lor before the iluy
The Evening Mail says P.B.Weure was the
bead broiti of the September corn tlcul,
and Z. W. Simmons, i x-Pieildeiit ot tho
Northwestern Telenraph Coiup uy, tho
power i ebind the thro e. La-l night uf
t.o. the directors of the Board of Trado
had tUcd the inaiglna. price of corn at
lilty tlve cents, Simmons, Weare ami
others of tbo clique held a conierence to-,
consider what should be douo in ciso
they ere cit.led upon lor margins beyond
their power to put up. The result wa
Simmons wired Gould f jr iu ,ds, and the
latter rcspoiulcd lu uu crd. r upou ilu
strongest bunk lu Chicago to at.ow the)
tlfque to draw ou his account $2,2- 0,0.
As it happened, however, uiurgius were
not called. It is understood tint tho
cd'jues reaMzcd 81,500,000 n -t, and that
the deal will be curried into October, ou
which dealers are already several ml llou
Lushe s short.