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TBY EYE HIH(Q 'MEWS Vol. IV. f Calumet. Houghton County, Michigan. Saturday. June 27. 1896. No. 192. '''' '4i " ' . . . ... srsv A Silver Question. if vou were offered a genuine. I'nited States silver dollar f.i ,in... i.. i .. dollar for CO rent, which would jou take? Many nre the offers to triple nowu days. It don 6 Jet yu"J' fooled. Think twice More you lean, Huy of the woo oners juu n aouur worm lor a Hollar, but beware f him who tries mirrhaDt 1 to shove you a leaden dollar lor 50 cents. ...Last Suit Chance... The days are fleetloR by, and the suits nre iroinjc with the days. The wine will buy now, for every suit in OL'U stock is Helling at a very low Hure. I have in stock 100 Suits Made to Order. They are the finest goods ever brought to thiH city. I will Ml them from $12 tofl.' rhuU. Call and see them. I guarantee to fit you better than anyone in town and at the lowest noHsible price. A full line of gents' furnishing good, boots and shoes. KverytbJuK for boys and children, cheap. M. Gittler's Bargain Store. IT MUST BE APPARENT Lven to the most cureless observer, That M. JOHNSON'S FURNITURE STOCK IS THE CHEAPEST IN TOWN. 421 PINE STREET. RED JACKET, MICH. Warwick Bicycles ! Surreys, Phaetons, Buggies, Wagons, Carts, Etc. f have the largest and most complete stock ever brought to the copper country at my Harness and Carriage Repository: 521 Scott Stroot. W. O. KINSMAN. One Thousand That is less than Uie number of families that se ex j ' ' poet to locnte upon the ., EXCELLENT FARMING o 6 LANDS AT o n n a Munisin That may seem like a Inure number, but the ink pie who are looking for Homes of Their Own Are going every week to examine for themselves and ' - In almost every case are so well pleased with the , land, the prospect, etc., that they look no further. It is Important that nil who are interested should GET IN ON THE GROUND FLOOR. The first to buy gets tho best show as to location, -. etc. It will not pay you to wait. Kail way Excur sion Itatw are sold every Thursday at greatly re duced rate. Ticket are good for tea- days. . . . . ?;GEb." H." MILES, Walls' IIlcm k, Oak rfrKKKT,CAMMKT, x L. n. Rkhakoso.x's, Qvincy Sthket, Hanmh k, or UUTTERrllCLD HoL'SK, LAKE LlM'F.X. Terrible A Ha ken th Mtiu On from He Weep, (ilres Her a ratal Hose, au.l Thea Take One 1 1 1 ntwr f TU Mother A roused by that Streams or the Sun'criiig Infant Irving L. Ford Hanged at Washington for the Murder of Klnle Kreglo. Chicago, June 87. Thero was a double rngly Friday morning In which Irfjuls iselaud, n Norwegian, employed In tho ulliuan work, jMilsoncd his little dadgh r, years of ago, and then poisoned hlm- lf. Both were dead when the police ar-J ved. iho tragedy was enacted at the. tie homo of tho Roselauds, 40 Stephen- n avenue, between Ono Hundred and Eighth and One. Hundred and Ninth n-ts. The case U more or loss envel- 11 in mystery, an all efforts to learn the cause of the trouble proved futile. It Is id Uoscland had Imvii having consldcra- o trouhlo .with his wlfe'snd a few days ago left home. Ho was 'reported misting the police and the Kensington, Sooth Chicago and Woodhwn police were notl flod to look for him. Itelurned to lit I loin. The Holland family retired as usual hursday night. Some time after all ere nxlccp KoHuland returned home. He id not awaken any one, but went to the oiii where his 0-year-old daughter was eeplng. A light was burning In the room and Rosoland softly awakoned the child son not to disturb any of the oth ers. Ho gavu tho child a teaspoonful of cyanide of potassium under the pretense that It was medicine. I he child lay back nthe ImhI again to sleep and Roseland measured out a heavier dose of the deadly ison for himself and took it. The poison M)ii began to work and the child's scroams roused the other members of the family. hysielans were sent for, but they ooold give no relief to the little, sufferer and she led in great ngony. Koseland lived bat short lime. Ills death was horrible, bat y the time tho physicians arrived he was out of his sufferings. F.XLt TTIOV AT WASHINGTON. Double Pullman, Tragedy Ills.' at N (ilVKS IHHSOX TO HIS CHILD. Vortt fgr the defense consumed ne.rly ' the eirtlre morning In arguing tlvat tt wan Involuntary and should be excluded, but Judge Kobler ruled t competent. - M'hoU family f'onvlrlnl. Danville. Ills., Juno 27.-After being out thirty -six hours the Jury gave four teen years each In the penitentiary to I Mattlo Ca vans ugh. her daughter. Jeuuio Uunlap, aud her huslxuid, William Cava- nangh, for tho murder of August Klage. Jennie Dunlap Is only 15 years old. All Delegates to the Chicago Convention Elected. TAIlLE MI0niN(i TIIE1K SLNTIMEXT JlaOMW Muot Hang. Cuicaoo, June 1,7. Julius Mannow wn4 sentenced by Judge Horton Friday to 1st hanged Friday, Oct. 16, for the murder of Carey Birch April 15, 18U5. for which Jo seph Wlndruth paid his penally June 5. J or lh Nvmluatlon for freahlriit Itlebard l, Itland of MUaourl Kiiia to lltr m Uooil Lral Talk with William C. Whit. ny and K-Major (illroy uvatioa at lluttf, Mont to C'ongreMinan Hartmaa rolltlcal Notes of Intermit. Chicago, June:!?. The last of the dele gates to be elected to the Democratic na tional convention were selected Thursday Claim T H the Only Itoaa Fid Widow, I bv the state conventions In Georgia and SARAH ANGELA. FILES NOTICE. of tli Late Jay tiouM. Xew Vukk, June 27. Sureh- Aun An- gel), who claims to be thoouly iwna fldo widow of tho bite Jay Gould, has Oled a notice In the supreme court through her SARAH AVX ASUELL. lawyer, Georgo D. Colemin, that legal nroosodlngs will be liegun against tho Gould estate. The Gould law vers, say It doesn't amount to anything In particular. It's only a notice, ther say Mrs. Angell says that Jay Gould, then known as Jason Gould. In April. 18. 3, married her at Rouse's Point, N. Y., and now she declares that she wants her rights. Justloo TJeaoh of the supreme court will appoint commissioners to examine the testimony of witnesses, by whom the ? lain tiff expects to establish the marriage, 'hsse Witnesses are tho lUv. Dr. Nathan iel Lelghton, of Tnnkhai.nock, Pa., who Is alleged to have performed the ceremony ; Miss Mary Lelghton and Mrs. Mary Kd ford, who are said to have been present at tho ceremony. SEVERE STORM AT DETROIT. Crest Ianiag to Property, Bat No Loss of Life Reported. Detisoit, Juno 27. A wind and rain storm of unusual severity struck this city earlv Thursday evening, and after the lapse of an hour or so Tejeated itself, though with lessened force. The nearest approach to a fatality was in the case of Goorgo Maguire, driver of sa unUrtaker's wucon. whoso loft sldo wi, totally pnrai- y.edbva shock fnun a stroke .of light ning. The watchman at the American Harrow company s works was xnocKea senseless by a lightning shaft. The great est proiwrty damage was at the Detroit railway's Boulevard Park, where Pal tie's spectacle of the siege of Vlcksburg has been In progress r.lghtly. The scenery and other toinporary struct ures were all blown down and the grand stand was ImuIIv demolished, entailing loss of 93..VM and stopping the spectacle for tho present. St. Peters' Oerman Lutn eran church was considerably damaged by lltrhtnlng and several houses were more or less Injured by lightning and by contact with falling trees and branches. A sail bMit was capsized In tho river, but the four occupants were rescued by the ferry steamer Fortune. M root car traffic was considerably hnmtiered and the stoppage and overllo'w of sewers flooded collars at various Hints. Hallway Itnildliig fop-tlie Kli Months. NEW York, June 27. The records of tho railroad building In 181W, published In The Railroad Gazette Thursday, show that 717 mllos of road have boon built In the first half of the year. The new track built In the first half of the year foi seven lmw. 717; iw. rvlng I. I'ord Hanged for the Murder of Klnle Kreglo. Washington, Juno 27. Irving L. Ford, ho negro whoso brutal murder of Elsie Kreglo on May 4 last formed one of the most atrocious crimes In the criminal an nals of Washington, was hanged In the jail hero at 11:33 Friday morning. Ford made a statement denying he had at- temnted to outrairo his victim. Fords rime aroused tho greatest indignation in his city, and lynching was talked of. nis let 1 m was a young white country girl bout US voars of age. who lived with her parents aDout a miio irom tne cuy iwiuis. Mie was tending a cow a short way from her home when accosted by her slayer. who attempted to .criminally assault her, ho desoerateLv resisted him and a terrino trutrirlo btweeu the twoensuod, during hich the negro cut several agiy gasnes ncross tho throat of his victim with, a nife. The girl's screams brought assistance from her family who found her bleeding nd exhausted from tho wounds. rne ied almost Immediately without giving n Information about her assailant. A uiiiIkt of arrests were made as tho sur rounding country was searched by posses of determined men, but it was sevoral bus before the police succeeded In ob- aining clews that seraea to iaea inw plioo on Ford. Tho latter managed to wtM faraway as Harper's Ferry, and after an exciting chase during which tho irlsoncr juuijicd Into tho river In an at- empt to drown himself, no was capuireu nd brought to the city, ncre no was b rf. rt..(l;int and denied everything, out finally confessed first that he murdered In. iirlnnd then that ho had niauo an it,.w to ravish her. Ford was alout ' yetirsoldand a man of low, brutish in st I net. . Tried to Ksvape and Was Killed. Ciiu -Alio, Juno 27. Tho police depart- ....... fiw.n, .Via Pnntlaa ment nnt'iviii a m m- - r..fnpmiitorv Satunlay to notify I atrlcK I Tftari mt was as follows n !.,!...,. nf 4'. Thirteenth Place inas I flon- 114. 4it.: IWM, l,ir.'. 101C, l.soi; iom, his son. John Cunningham, serving an I 704 . m 2,0;i6. Mu h the largest mlle Indetermlnato sentence for tho murder of I ge Credltel to any one company of the Hugh Flannlgan July --, imh, was uh total given lor me six mourn uiiu uum bv a reformatory guard Friday night. I by the Kansas, Pittsburg and Gulf, nearly The prisoner made an assauis ura n 140 nines, in Arkansas, . guanl, hoping to elieci nis rsenpu, on" " torriuiry. latter was force. 1 . I itM Reoelvers Diseliarred. North Carolina. A canvass of the dele gates of every state and territory on the currency question shows 578 delegates, cither by instruction or jiersonal prefer ence, to be for the free, unlimited and In dependent coinage of silver at a ratio of In to 1, against 328 delegates Instructed for or favoring the continuance of the present gold standard. The following table shows the division of sentiment: Sllvw. Oold. Alabama.. & - Arkansas IS California "W Colorado.. Connecticut W Delaware''....,.'.' Florida Ooorgia Idaho Illinois J" Indians lows , 26 Kansas 3" Kentucky 3 Louisiana M Maine Maryland M Masaachtinutts Michigan fl Minnesota " " Mianissiiipi IK Missouri ii Montaiis Nebraska.... 1 Nevsda New Hamiwliire New Jersey Now York ' North Csroliiis. North Dakota " Ohio Oregon " Peniisylvania w Rh.sle Island Month Carolina IS Mouth Dakota - .. 1 Teniienms.- Texas behalf of himself and the two Mesdames McKlnley. Then the doors of the house ere thrown open, and while strains of sweetest music echoed through the corri dors from an orchestra stationed behind bank of flowers and exotics the crowd ssed through the parlor to shake hands with the guests of honor. The scene was one of brilliancy seldom equaled. The blinds of the windows were drawn and the effect of the floral decorations aud drapery In new and novel electrical effoots were beautiful. Ovation to Uartoiaa, Butte, Mont., June 87. The greatest ovation ever accorded a citizen of Montana was that given Congressman Charles 8. Hartman, the Montana delegate who walked out of the St. Louis convention nd who arrived in Butte Thursday. He was met at the depot by thousands of peo ple and brass bands, and after he entered carriage the horses were unhitched and long rope attached to the vehicle. Sev eral hundred enthusiastic silver men from all political parties pulled the carriage a tulle up the hill to the city. The city went wild. Buildings wore gnyly decorated nd liniss bands and people paradinl the trets all day. Illinois Republican Club. . PkouiA, June 27. Fitch C. Cook has received notice thai the executive com mitter of the Illinois League of Repub lican clubs will meet July 6 to select the time and place of the next convention. Peoria haa been asked to submit a propo sition of what it will do in the way of hotel and hall accommodations, and the Indications are at present that the con vention will meet bore. Mr. Hobart, candidate for vice president, Is expected to attend the convention. I'tali Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming Alsska Arizona . District of Columbia. Indian Territory New Mexico Oklahoma ES Trtal K IWtiwd on Die I'nit Kule. The above table is b:ised on the unit rule' being .regarded ' by the delegates from states which so Instruct.!. Michigan and Wisconsin Instructed for gold, but some of the delegates personally favor free It is said I her will fight tho unit rule, and are likely to lie upheld in their fight bv the silver majority In the convention. On the presidency some of the states are Instructed for "favoritH s us. Bland of Missouri will lie supported by his own rate. Kansas and Texas and the territo ries, all of which are Inst ructed for him Four hiindr.il and forty-four delegates arc instructed on the presidency or have expressed their choice, against 4W with out any iiarticulur choice. The present known strong! n or ine ninerent ennui dates is as follows: Richard P. Bland of .Missouri William C. Whitney ot New o n Robert E. Pattison of Pennsylvania John R. McLbii of hio Win. E. Russell of Massachusetts........ Clsude Matthews of Indiana Hora)) Bole of Iowa Joseph C. H. Blackburn of Kentucky.... Stephen M. White ot l aiirornia Benjamin R. Tillman or mmuu i aronna Doubtful Totsl. TALK WITH WHITNKV. - . . f V..... wo m .fni1r ATflf 1 riivnr. t 1111111 ii-t.i " " " - - i . - , . ho head with the handle of a revolver and New orK June a,.-An omer .ssueu tno n. mi ..,, xh crime for Vrl.Ur bv .Tndge Woinbe of the United reccivcu n huh ...... - . - , ..- iwienliia l.Mitur flirht which young Cunningham was wm w gtates circuit coiirr, ior mo sminv. u m., ...... - p!.L-3h.mHnlrrf companloa trict of New York, discharges Thomas F. tlonal convention. h" i 1 inl aouarrel over a can of bocr In a bates, Henry C. Payne and Houry C. rule to make no pwlictlona un . Rou the old receivers of the Northern right on the ground and have a cl Htone quarry 1 1 - I ... w mnA enlnnsxs I stiulr lh flight." K.t.l ouarrel Between Brothers. I ru Kno ...n thlr hnmls Aeeoinimiivllig Mr. Whitney on the . . ineni iruui mi ".' - ---- . . n....-r... .. . i T.i r.n o? i-hnriev ana i v.iu u vi.nr. train rpimi antiotm wen- ri um .r. U chnnl ttouion, sons ui ' anu r rn . . .. I ... . . . . ..i .i...... .kil- ....... l'l..tin . .(.I... .ffalunf Ida pthlpn I'h. I alnnr F limT SillOi I " mini i....v well-to-do farmer living near cnarge n .n .a. der the clrcumstam-es we could have this county, while out plowing together f ,flc. ndr th nt engaged In a V" V.Vv "V".,.-n I Will lavestlgste Private Ownership. We did. It certainlv ught to appeal to affairs, when t nariey rail Si ratogA. June 27.-The association of our a,)iithern brethren. 1 only wish that u ntcols Into thebm st of Rlohanl. in- cblef. and commissioner, of tho bureau of we had begun the light a little earlier, and the contents into tne nnasii . i i t,..,n Aii.n I in I know we would have wn." llktlng a fatal wound, 'inen ura- statisuc. o. r- " "Vf"' -.Myr Gllrov: 'It loks like rMkI r " 7tot& H a very" hard tight at ChU.go. but In M tnroni. 11 " ' i . ... l.u . .k. ...... IS expcuiruv .- , 7, , , IHiwion t.lven i en ifw Ilia MftlNES. Id.. .Mino -. q R Dawson, who kinca his son-in-law, the day before Christmas, 8a vs the New York Iemoeracy Ild Duly at Naratoga. New York, June 27. Ex-Secretary Will iam C. Whitney has returned from Sara toga The New York Democracy has done Its duty." he said, "and now we can only hope for the bent results at Chicago, losing nght in a na made It til I am hanoe to Friday given ten years in the IHnl ?nTl . y.f -nt. lM.li.ved ho will live It out. Dawson objected to his daughter .i.ti..ri in nndertake Investigation of pri vate and municipal ownership ot water, gas and electric light plants. Ohio eiitr Aci:tted of Ilrlltery. Colitmbls, )., June 27. Ex Senator Lemuel C. t)hl of Mahoning county was Whitney we have a leader who Is used to hard fights, and he has always come oui victorious. If he brings anout a conipm .i.l one of the conditions that the south em and western men will make, In my opinion, is that Mr. Whitney must accept the nomination tor presiocni.. -.u that he has said that he would not serve if eiw t.nl but nobody ever rememliers Srry C"Ple W -l'e,l Thrs,,ay evening of the charge u Z,7t went to Daws..n's homo to get his 0f bribery. It r. n.th. in' ' Si's longings, when he was shot dead jnentthatln IHW4 Mr. Ohl had offered AT M'KINLKV HOK. H!f.VoenZlfathor-ln.Uiw. Senator Avery of Cleveland a bribe to ..... IN Crown Surveyor of British Gui ana It Set Free. DUE TO OLNEVS INTERCESSION.' J Nominated for Congress. SAN FORD, Fla., June 27. The Second congressional district convention nomi nated Judge W. R. Davis of Palatka (sll- verite) as Democratic candidate for con gress on the 153d ballot. The convention adopted a resolution favoring free silver at 16 to 1 Independent of any other nation, also a resolution urging the president to at once carry out the resolutions of con gress to recognize the belligerency or Cuba. President Cleveland s V enezuelan policy was Indorsed. Won by Flve-Klghts of a Vote. LlGOSlER, Ind., Juno 27. Tho Repub lican joint senatorial convention under tho apportionment of 1X85 was hold Mon day at KendaUvllle, with Noble, Elkhart, and DeKalb counties represented. Each county had a candidate, but the fight was Utween Dr. W. E. Knepper of this city and C. B. Harris of Ooshen, the former winning by five-eighths of a vote. Knep per is a Fairbanks man and Harris is an anti- Fairbanks man. LOCKED IN A VAULT. Thrilling Experience f a Yoang Lady at narbonrvllle, Ky. B arbour vi LLE, Ky., June 27. Thurs day morning jost before 9 o'clock Miss Rosa Caudlll. daughter of ex Senator W. J. Caudlll, came near dying of suffo cation in hor father's deposit vault. Candill is deputy Internal sevenue col lector for this district, and his daughter acts aa his chirk. . Caudlll left the offle to take a train out of the city. He left Miss Caudlll and her friend, J. H. Byerly, in the office. For amusement, Byerly had the young lady get in the vault and let him close the door. When he did eo the combination was unintentionally turntxl and the vault lock!. It was then train time, the sta tion almost a mile away, and Caudlll at the depot with the secret of the combina tion to the vault. Byerly ran for his life. and happily the train was reached as It was leavlntr the station, ine comoina- tlon was secured and the vault opened after an expiration of about fifteen min utes. The young lady was found to be unconscious. In the care oi a physician she Is slowly recovering. New pa par Men on a Trip. Washington, June 27 The annual Cape May special tour of the newspaper men of Washington, Baltimore and Phlla- dolnhla. iriven by the Pennsylvania road. left Washington Friday at 9:30 and reached Cane May. N. J., at 8:45 p. m. An elegant noelal train carried the newspaper men and their wives, who will be the guests of the Pennsylvania oompany at the Stockton hotel until Monday, when they will return by the same special. The arrangoments have lieen made with unusual care, and a repetition of previous enjoyable trips Is assured. Stamp Mill lluUt of Steel. Hoi uhtok, Mich., June 27. The Tani- arck Mining company began work tlds week on the super-structure of a new tamo mill near the present mllL The now mill will be of steel throughout above the foundations, absolutely fireproof and will have capacitle for stamping &U0 tons rf r.irk daily. It will begin work In the fall. Celebrating Custer's Aaalhllatiosw Omaha, Neb., June 27. Six thousand Sioux, the remnant of the most powerful flirhters of the American Indians, are eelehratimr the great event In their war hUtorrthe twentieth anniversary oi tne destruction of Custer's command on the Little Big Horn. June 25, 176. Havings Banks la Trouble. KHONK, N. H., Juno 27. Upon recom mendation of the state bank commissioners the Security Savings bank at Winchester and the Hlnsuaie savings oana v uius daie have ceased paying or receiving depos its. The officers say tho suspensions will be temporary. No Agreement on a Scale, YousitSTowx, O., June 26. No agree ment was reached at the Amalgamated .Mnrtntlnn soale conference, which ad journed at o'clock Thursday, and will meet again July 9 to discuss the scale. The mills will all cease operatlonsnext Tuesday night. Prompt Settlement of the Latest Conipl cation la the Yeueiuelan Question Mia-'" Ister Aadrade Calls t'pon Herretary OI- aey aad Hands Hlin a Copy of the Tele, gram Announcing the Action of the Venezuelan Authorities. WashixgtoX, June 27 The latest com plication In the Venezuelan question ha.-t been promptly settled through tho friendly Intervention of the United States. Mr. Andrade, the Venezuelan minister, Called at the state department Frt y and handed to Mr. Olney a copy of a telegram he had just received from Mr. Rojas, the Venezuelan minister of foreign affairs, stating that Mr. Harrison, the crown sur veyor of the British Oulana, who with his party had been placed under arrest by Venezuelan officials, had been promptly released. - The telegram to Minister An drade follows: ' It was yesterday when the national Commissary of Cuyunl telegraph! tho occurrence. Harrison and nineteen more crossod on the left bank of the Cuyunl to pen a road. The sub-commissary ot Acarabesl protested In writing. Harrison Insisted and the sub commissary took him to the post of El Dorado. As soon as the government was Informed thereor it or dered the release of Harrison and asked details." Due Ut Olnry's Intercession. m.w Trial Asked for Walling, Newport, Ky.. Juno 27.-In the circuit nniyerslty. court Friday Colonel v asniogw.. rrepasals for Battleships. hold up in the flnsnoe committee of tho RplI1 lo th presidential Nominee senate an appropriation umiwiuf ...i. Arrange, ny v omen. Castos.O., June 27. 1 he reception to William McKln- More Judge Helm a raouoo . - ; - WA6HIGT0X, Ma ior McKlnley. M June 27.-The navy de- ley, r., ana .vim, .... .... call- I arranged Dy tne women county, began at 8 o ciocK rnaty ernoon when the guests of honor, the Irtoreauup.. ; -.io.l of the trial of A'l'-The Chlef grounds partment has Issued advertisements call- arrang, m U t hn t J nrors R H . MUes and James priposal. for constructing three Starke " Wwiseil pinions during Ule.hlP. of about 11.000 ton. dlfplace- Ufterno or ten ladles of the Immediate McKlnley and Jackson hang- . T.i.i ..f Itoniulus CotelL Asnov. O.. Juno 27.-Uis)ii tho heels . Tku iv thai f Flora Stone s estiiuon7 - - tlu. VolOO 11 1. varo .,.Vwh Walling h Xcott .ISCKSOll inn v....-- , w.b-.. --- - - I "i Jackson were guilty and snou.u o- mlttea 0 onuy, rV ,"":.. I ,r " vin ho are now In the city, and nf the new snips no " .l..... already. : . 1.1 Hnnr Chang Talks ta BUatarek wsvtnaBKiisRl'HE. June 27. U Hung Mrs. Alice D. Jones, apiearo1 on the west Itnlcony of the relen of the late Jacob Miller Mrs. Jones was the spokesman for the ladies of the city and county, and ,ers of the law c ''" Attorn-y Chang had an Interview last lug two nmirs , wt apprepiiste nwn.nin, a Ith Prince Bismarck Thursday. At It- ,y th..usanU .f Indie, extco.bsl the bst inclusion Prim-e Blsmarek. In a culrrus- whM of Iho w....e.t of urWe county to iinlhliwndiict.'d LI Hung Chang Majr McKlnley and their hwty cu- ahiMit i.,i.ii.,n. t,t nts wile anu luumn. n. MFiHmm. where he warmly bands witn mm w'i- " 1 - k.i.Ar i Uovenior wciviniey irni'"i-wi..v Blg Klre ut Point Pleasant, VT. Va. PomT IM.KASAST, W. Va., June 27. Vlre broke out In the millinery store of Ann Button Thursday evening and k...wi ti.rs onora house and other .r.nM ahnna and dwellings, causing a loss of flOO.OUO, with but little Insa ranee. Silver Oaea Cp a Little. ir York. June 27. Silver bullion reached 70 cent on the stock exchange Ti.Ur. an advance of hi over V ednes- day's last quotation. cents alnoe the oiMnlng oi June, ana n . " January price. Killed by a Train, MascolTAH. Ills.. June 27. John Man- tor, a well-known Washington eonnty farmer, aged aUmt HO years, was struck and Instantly killl !' a m-igni lraiu few miles east of here 'Ihorsday. If is undoubtedly true that the prompt action of the Venezuelan government was, in a measure, due to Mr. Olney s In tercession through our minister at Cara cas, and It Is believed that the main Issim between Greac Britain and Venezuela will be even more easy of settlement now that the bitter government has loen so prompt to disavow tho act of tho sub-corn- ( niissary. , Minister And rode says that tho luyum river has boon tho provisional boundary and ha never liefore been crossed by tho British. All the encroachments on Veno xuelan territory, the rights of Venezuela te territory on the left lank of the Cuyunl has been respected by the British. Posts hare been erected by the Venezuelans on the loft bank and by the British on the right bank, and while the country on the right bank is In dispute that ou tncioit - has never been disputed until Harrison attempted to cross tho river against the protest of tho enezuelan authorities. TUNNELED UNDER THE VAULT. Bold Attempt to Rob a Bank at Los An geles, Cal. Los Angeles, June 27. The boldest at tempt at bank robliery ever made ou the Pacific coast has just come to light. I no object of tho attack was the heavy stoel vault of the First National bank, one of the largest financial Institutions of Its ind in southern California, and to reach It the robbera dug a tunnel 10-J feet In length, extending from a street adjoining :. the First National and running theno under the cellars of three other banks. This tunnel hail progressed to a point- directly beneath the vault when the police authorities were approved of Its existence. When the scheme was discovered the bur- ' glare had begun to remove the brick ma sonry supporting the steel vault. The work is believed to have been done by a gangf f at least five or six persons, but only one suspect, James K. Stevens, has thus far ben arrested. Dismissed the Case. Cincinnati, June 27. Judge-Sage Fri day dismissed the case of John W. Flora against the Nicholas lungwort h estate. Longworth was a millionaire and one of the richest men In the city. Flora claimed to be the Illegitimate child of Eliza Long worth, who married William Flagg Mrs. Flagg died without Issue. The testimony showed Eliza Longworth was 10 years old wnen John W. Flora was born. Flora hadbwn employ! many years by the Longworth, and It was held that the milt was due to a conspiracy to secure one-sixth of the estate. New legislation for Wisconsin Villages. MlLWAt'KEK. June 27 A special session of the legislature is likely to be called be caus of a decision of tho supreme court which invalidates the Incorporation arts of villages created since lfCtf. In eoue qnence the securities of cities and village will bo depreciated. A curative an, uw attorneys say, win go a grew, wu, um It cannot entirely remedy tne sit nation. Thev hold that the legislature cannot im pose upon a village or a city a debt that has been held to be void and enforce Its payment. . Flag law Invalid. Champaign, Dl., June 27. Judge Wright, In the circuit court in this city Friday, decided that the state law requir ing the national flag to be displayed over every school house In the state during school hours, isnneonstiruiionai ana voia He quashed the indictments against Gov ernor Altgeld and the trustees of the state university, and officers of parochial schools who were accused of violating t he law. Confessional Secret Are Privileged. MONTREAL, One., June 27. The superior court has rendered a decision upholding the secrecy of the confessional. C ureOill had refused to answer certain question put to him In court, taking the ground that his knowledge of the facts was im parted under the seal of the confessional. The court now holds that such communi cations are privileged. Tramps Fire a Hons. Valparaiso, Ind., June 27. Tramps set fire to an unoccupied house at North Chesterton Thursday and the town had a narrow escape from destruction. Iho stores of Charles Uabel and John Kreiger and the residences of John Wolf and Peter White were destroyed. Joss v-V". witn light Insurance. Masacrrs In Matabeleland. Niw YoRl, June 27. A dispatch to The World from Capetown says: Awful mas sacres are reported near Salisbury. Mata beleland. Looting and murder are pre valent In the unprotected districts throughout that country. Lather Leagne Convention. Lancaster. Pa.. June 27-The execu tive com tu!tt of the Luther League of America met here Friday, and decldod to hold the national Luther Ijoague conven tlonat Chicago on Nov. 17 next, to con tinue three days.