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The A Vest Virginia Argus
vol. xvi.
NO. 12.
Thf» Government revenues continue to '
exceed the estimates nearly #1,000,000
per dey on an average. This certainly
* aubstantial business recovery.
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A Philadelphia newspaper desires its
readers to believe that a large terrapin
■was nailed in a box and given neither
food nor drink for three months, and
that when it was taken out it was found
to weigh an ounce more than it did when
•t was put in.
A new industry has been started in
\ ermont for collecting the the cones ol
the whito or spruce pines and extracting
the seed from them, which sre then sent
to France, Germany, and other parts of
Kurope, to renew the forests there that
have been cut down. FTach Isabel of j
cones yields about two por.uds of seed. !
Mr. Robert Cap]>er proposed, in the
British Association, a railway to connect
the heart of Africa with London in ten
** * feat wortby of the age we
live in.” F.e would advocate the build,
ing of a railway from the two rivers,
Niger ar.d Congo, toward each other,
and nc.rth and south, at tlio rate of a
wile a day, to form a spine through the
Wf tiuent.
A tunnel is projected, to be bored
tinder Gray’s Peak in tha Rocky Moun
taina. It will be placed 4,441 feet be
l°w summit of tha mountain, will be
35.000 feet (nearly fire milea> long, and
vil1 give direct communication between
the valleys in the Atlantic slope and
*hose of the Pacific side, with a shorten
'nS *o»« three hundred miles in the
transinontane distances.
The difficulty of sighting rifles in the
dark in wurfare has been ingeniously
nvercomc by the use of luminous paint.
A small luminous bead is clipped on tc
the rifle over the fore-sight, and anothei
over the rear-sight when used at night in
reply to an enemy's tire, forming two
luminous sights. The British War Office
-authorities have had some of these sightf
under trial for the past six months, and
hare now given their first order for some.
Professor Baldwin of Dublin places
• he average yield of milk per cow in
Ragland, Ireland and Scotland at 400
gallons a year, anti the gross product
at 1,000,000,000 gullous a year. Differ
' °t experts have estimated the average
capacity of the cows in the United States
*t about the same figure, between 0,000
and 0,500 pounJa a year. It is only by
bearing these figures in mind that one
can appreciate the room there is for iru
provement by introducing improved
stock, and considering that the number
of cows devoted to butter making f u
'exceeds that of those devoted to other
purposes,the field is practically unlimited,
I he Boston l*u*t has b-en making cal
culations as to what a man ’‘takes out of
himself” when he chases alter a moving
train. The following conclusions are
reached: “The mental disturbance in
such cases must add, I should judge,
about twenty beats a ininuto to the ac
tion of the heart, so that he who runs for
strain at the speed of ten miles a hour
is really taking it out of himself at the
rate of twenty miles an hour; and if, as
must frequently happen, the runner is
conscious of this fnct, why, then, nt
teast five heart heats more a minute must
be added as the effect of such montal
introversion, and thus the ranrgin of
«afety becomes exceedingly small ”
About 30,000 people are anr.ually
destroyed In India by animnla, and of
lhe*c nineteen are said to be bitten by
snakes. Tho number of human victim*
tends to increase, in spite of the fact
that the number of wild beasts and
snakes destroyed ha* doubled in the last
fen years, and that the Government re
ward paid for their extermination ha«
risen proportionately. Nearly 2 1-2 lakhs
of rupees (about #125,000) were thus
paid in 1804. Next to venomous rep
liles, tigers claim most victims. Ton
years ago wolves, mostly In the North
west provinces and Oudh, killed five
times as many people as of Into \cars;
but the oxtorminnt’on of wolves seems to
!** going on rapidly. Leopard* are the
a’leged cause of death to about 200 hu
man livings annually. A pa t from the
loss of human 1 if •, the returns show sn
annual destination of 50,000 head of
The fact that during the recent cold
weather there was much loss of cattle in
transportation from Texas to ( hleago,
leads the N< w York Tribune to say exit*
lorially: “Cattle kept in closely packed
',ers two or three days without fodder or
water necessarily become diseased and
consequently unfit for food Reduced in
flesh by starvation, their blood fevered
by thirst, their nervous systems di*or
derod by the crowding and jolting on
the railroad, these poor crentures arc
I urried to the stockyards, and often be
fore they have had a enance to repair the
f ttigne of the journey they nre converted
Into beef. Such meat I* not wholesome
and should not be marketable. The men
who care nothing for the sufferings of
dumb beasts, and are reckless as to the
effect of putting unwholesome meat on
the market, would undoubtedly see the
wisdom of treating their cntfle with de
rent humanity if they found that their
brutal methods cut down their profits *»
Abstract or the Measureas It PanwHl
Rotb UuntM of CoinrMi.
Tha lot rotate Commerce bin, as agreed
-lM>n both House* of Congrs.-a, in it* first
section applies the provisions of this act to
any common carrier engaged m ti.e trans
portation of pi»seagent wholly by railroad,
or partly by railroad and partly by water!
when Loth are use 1, under a common control,
maneg-Mueut or agreement through more
than one 8 ate or territory, or from any
placa in the Caitel States to an adjacent 1
foreign country. It defines tbe term ••rail
road*’ to inclu la all bridges and fames used
or o(>erate 1 by any railroad. All chargee
rasde for any service re idered in the train*.
; portatton of passengers or |iToperty shall be
™**>nable and just, and evegy uo ju*t and
I un**o*»onable charge for such service is pro- !
hlbited and declared to be unlawful.
tfectioa two makes it unlawful for any
common carrier to charge greater or leas
compensation for any servioe rendered in the
transportation of passengers or property than
it charge* from any person or persona for
doing a like kind of trafll; under similar cir
cumstances and condition*
Section 3 makes it unlawful tor any oom
mon carrier to make or give any undue of
unreasonable preference or advantage
to any particular person, company,
Arm, corporation or locality or any
(articular description of trattle.
Sections 4 and 6 (the long and short haul
and pooling sections) areas follows:—
Ssctioni. That it shall ba unlawful to
charge or receive any greater compensation
In the aggregate for the transportation of
passengers, or of like kind of property for a
shorter than for a longer distance, over the
same line, in the same direction, the shorter
be*.ng included within the longer distance, but
this shall not l»o construed as authorising any
common carrier, within the lerms of this act,
to charge and receive as great compensation
for a shorter as for a longer distance;
provided, however, that ujxiu application to
the commission appoint* 1 under the provls'
ions of this act, such common carrier may
in sp olal cases, after investigation by the j
commission, lie authorix *1 to charge less for
longer than for sh irter distances for the trans
portation of passenger* or property; and the
commission may from time to time prescribe
the extent to which such drs goated common
carrier may b* relieve 1 from tlie operation of
this section of this act.
Section 5. It shall tie unlawful to enter
Into any ontract, agreement or combination
with any other common carrier or carriers,
for the pooling of freights of dffuront an I
competing railroads, or to divide between
them the aggregate or net proceeds of the
earning of such railroads or any portion
tiereof; and in any case of an agroeinout for
the pooling of freights as aforesaid each day
of Its continuance shall be deemed a separate
Section 0 requires that, after 9J days from
the passage of this act, every oonmon carrier
subject to its provisions shall have printed
and keep for public inspection schedules
showing rater, fares and charges.
\ Fein »lc Counterfeiter .Almost Over
powers the Officer.
J >hn T. Callahan and a Mrs. Willey were
• rreste 1 at Pu Worth, Tex., on a charge of
counterfeiting. P.>r nm i time past that part
of the State his been fl >oded with bogus
silver dollars, but no clew could be obtained
as to where they eami from until a man,
who cAlled himself Cargill, and two boys,
were arrested in Alvarado for pon'ng the
f parlous coin. After <jk<c*ion and arrest, one
of the boys told the ofti era where the
'•mint” waa located, anl who ran It. War
rant* were sworn out and pi .carl In the hands
of the United Htatei Marshal for Mrs. Will, y
aad the man Callahan. Mrs. Willey wai
found in the room where it i* suppos'd the
spurious coins have been made. H m foisted
arrest and almost overpjwered the officers.
Callahan was found later. A search is being
made for the dUs and molds Tbec.unter
feit* are good imitations and have a clear
ring, but lackel the weight of the genuine
dollar. It is said that several thousand of
the fal e coins are now in cirrul ition.
The KnKinccr mid Fireman Instantly
Tbe westbound passenger train for Ht
Louis ou the L-uisville A Nashville, wm
wrecked half a mile east of Hawthorne, Ills,
by the explosion of the locomotive holler.
Tbe train was on time and running
at the usual speed when the rx>
plosion occurred. Engineer William
Hiaarcker, of Masoulah, III., and Fireman
Gray, of West Halein, Io., wera hurled sev
trsl hundred yards and killed outright. Cal.
Wagner, Adams Express messenger, was
seriously cut about the head and hand*.
None of the passengers were seriously m,
jured, although severs! were laidly bruised.
vVmduotor Green walked to Carmi, flv.i
miles weal, an 1 procured the assistance of
several physicians. A wrecking (rain went
out aod h allt a track around the wreck, and
la two hours and a half after tie* accident a
special train had p'rked up the passengers
and was on its way to Ht. Louis,
Three firrnt Armies.
Although tbe Bulgarian situation has im
proved, the military preparations of the
Austrirdluagarian Government continue un«
almted. In tbe event of mohilig itiou three
great armies will l>e formed, each corps havs
ng no less than 'Si'1,000 men. C mnmandcr*
for these corps have already l»e»n designated.
It la believed that these gigantic preparations
have lieen undertaken less from fear of war
with Kussin concerning Bulgaria than with
a view to the contingency of war between
Franc# and Germany, which would ciuse nd
Httonal Esstern comnlicitions.
A Triple Tragedy.
Near Agnes, Tex , John Ihctrey, a farmer,
without any warning, murdered his wife
breaking he skull with a stick of wood. R|*
three-year-old child, who was in the arms of
grandmother, he then kil!ed|in spite of all
that could be done by the granlmothcr to
save the child's life. No harm was done the
mother-In-law. The murderer then smlke I
to the side of h s dead wife and shot himself
through the head Dickey two or three weeks
ago give signs of temporary insanity for s
few day . hu It war thought be bad fuilv re
| covered.
I hr Structure lUdniH to Npllmrri
—A Srcnr or ltulu.
Shortly after Qve o'clock Monday morning
the borough of E ns, near Pittsburgh *u ■
•oene of excitement, each m never before
occurred at that piece. Most of the peop-k
of the town were In their beds. Suddenly an
explos.on, that shook tbs houses as if by an
earthquake, and which In many places
almost threw prop's out of their beds, was
heard. The startle! psop.e hurried out of
their houses, and anx.ously Inquired what had
The cries for help that came from the
neighborhood of Spang, Chalfant A Go's
mills, at thu uppv part of the toWn, soon
gathered thousands of people to the mill.
A fearful explosion had occured. The upper
p >rtiou of the mill was In rulua. Debris,pieces
of boilers, broken pipes, wood add other
things were scattered over a wide area. In
the midst of the escaping steam, the dust and
ashre flying through the furnaces came the
loud calls of men for help. Rrave men rush
ad ill and dragge l out one by one the In,tar
si, and among them the deal body of Mire*
man Thomas Patterson, who bad been in
stantly killed by the explosion, and another
man, a stranger at the tlms, whom flesh was
barely clinging to hts body.
The middle battery of the line of boilers
had explode], Itcousisted of four boilers
Of these, three had been torn from their pla«
rea and their pieces aent crashing through
the roof of the mill, hundreds of yards away.
Ho >f, pillars and machinery for yards around,
in all directions from the boilers bad been
wrecked iuid plied up together in a mesa.
it was an hour bafore the workman and
the peop'e living near the mill removed the
uijural end the dead. Then it was ihsciver
fd Juit how much damage was done. The
list of injured Is a long one.
Vii <>l«l Man Sinn and Mutilated by a
Town* county, da., came near having a
lynching when the murderer of J. !i Ood
lanl was disc -vered to ba T. C. Jmllce, Hy
ing near iliawasas. When the body of Oust
lard was disc >vared in the orufleid of Jus«
tire, it was riddled with shot, and the flesh
was Lacked In a shocking manner, evidently
by a piece of stone, wh c'i wax found
lying uoar by. The neighborho>l was
wrought into a high state of excitement, and
the mysterious disapp saranca of Justice di
rt o edsuspio’on towanl him which materi
al z < 1 when J. C. C > ward a Imltted that he
lad been a witnemof the murder an l that
Juat c<5 was the murderer. Justioe had l*een
for ye»rian illicit distiller, and he was look
»d upon as a leader tiy the moonshiners. Of
ate several raids have been made around the
neighborhood by tbeoffl Mala. Justin Insist -
11 that d sidard was furnishing information
to the (ioverntnent, and said there would be
K) peace until he was out of the way.
Several days ago, while Coward was on a
visit to Justice, th >y saw O »ddar 1 going
across the c »rn flV.!. Justies got his double.
>arre!ed shot gun, quietly crossing over the
laid, mat UjJlarri. lie put the muzzle to
the old man’s hevl and fir ad. A tec >«d shot
penetrated the lungs. As his victim fell,
wounded to death, Justice belaborel him
with his sun until he broke the stock. He
then began the mutilation of the body with
t sharp stone, when Caward ran up and at
tempted to stop him. The enrage I man,
xovered with his victim's blood, turnel upon
Coward and threatened to k II him if he ever
‘pearlied’ on him. The officers found tha
murderer at the house of a neighbor, where
he had secreted himself, at II wearing the
oloody clothes. He has been jailed. It is
thought there will be another attempt mads
to lynch him.
A Captain nii(l Sailor Murder One oI
the Crew.
New* of a tragedy on abipbiard come*
from CrUftaM, Md. I? oc !urred on the
aehoonar Walter Mc(4»e, belonging to Kllaha
Ward, of Griafl >ld. John D.x, oap'aln of the
craft, and Ribeit fielding, a tailor, have
bean committal to Jail in Accomar county
Virginia, charged with the murder of Tboa,
M or veil, of Detroit, Michigan He wa*
on the veaei'4 paper* a* Thoma*
F.»«, waa a very intelligent man, and
there wenu to l*e eome mystery about hi*
former life, a* he appeared to be
too intellige p, a man to follow *uoh a life.
Cap*. I) a quarreUel with M >rveM, who
broke op *n the -*Mn door to get aomethlng
to eat, the Captain having locket all the f kx!
up. lit* curved Mor veil, who In turn knock .
ed the Captain down. The Captalu and the
tailor Heldlng then want aehore and obtain*
ed fifteen other men. With thl* forca they
came on board and the Captain mimmoned
up the crew and locked them all In tin cabin
excepting Morvell, who war In the forecaeMe
and refu* «d to com t out. It 1* oh*rge 1 that
Dix threw pepper down (hi stove
pipe an I fired two pinto, eh >ta
Into the forecMtle Morvetl then mile
a d<ub for liberty. Dig abouted tliat More
veil had a hatchet. There war a *cuffl» that
the rent of the crew did not eee, but they
heard aomethlng heavy drop overboard,
Morvell’* boly wan than found in Ui« water.
He had apparently b»en drowned, and #o a
c »roner’a Jury declared. The body of Morvell
wa* buried in the «and oq the about. One o*
the crew, however, told the H ieri/T what he
Tbe State’* Attorney had Rli and Red
ding rearreeted. A notber corner'* jury in
vaatlgated. Marka of violence were found
on the body, ami I lie Jury found that Morvell
came to hi* death at the hand* of Dig an I
A Maine man while chopping wood,
cut a big gaah in hi* boot. Thinking
he had cut a ga*h in hi* fo»t alio, he net
down ami ahouted for help. At*i«tanre
carne, and the man, who wa* n<1f able
to walk, waa placed on a aled and
hauled home. When he got there hla
hoot and atockTiga were cut from hit
foot, when it wa* found that the foot
wa* not cut enough to draw blood.
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Prince Kugen. the youn r»t #on of
the Kinci of Sweden, ba* gooi to Paria
to ctudj art.
An iutrlH doctor, disguised ander the
n»m» of Emin bey, is now cooped up by the
natives of Central Africa, and Henry Stan*
ley U to lead an expedition for hi* rescue
In the c mne of a fight at a dance near
HallettaTllle, Tex., over the favor of a young
lady, Cone table Stubbs, at whoes heats the
dance was In pCttgresa. Interfered, (tabbed
and killed Bob Kelly,
The Indebted neat of the several rao.fto
road* to the Uovernment le $108,403 331.
By a rote of the people Mt Uilead, Ohio,
decided lo favor of the prohibition olaute of 1
the Djw law,
0*rry Wint, carpenter, Clertland, Ohio,
Ml from the fourth fl >or of a building into
the cellar, and waa killed,
*WiAtor Thurman's am will be a candidate
for one of the 17,Out) places un ler tho Inter'
State Commerce law.
The families of John Balia, Mr. Perry,
Mre. O.xxl and Mrs. Turner, of Jeanaville!
Pa, hare lieen poisoned by eating cheese.
John Thom peon, Cynthlaue. Ky„ while ill
will* ferer, wandered from bln room In a de
lirlttin and drowned hiuieetf in a email
itnum near hie house.
Toe British steamer Cranbrook, which
sailed frbin Newport, feigland, Novembat
3) last with 1,800 torn of steel blooms for
Philadelphia, haa been given up as lost, with
her crew of 30 man.
A bill passed the Texas House making it
unlawful for any Judicial, executive, almin
tstrative, or legislative officers, except
HherifT* and peacs officers, to accept (msstv
from railroad companies
The Fall Hirer, Maw , iron w irks is mak
ing preparations to shut down tom >letety.
Blocks and brick from blast fu nans slag
Will soon lie on ttie market, it Is said.
The Worsen Xrituny urges tbe Osrrnati Uov
»mmeni to allay tbe war icsm which are
sIsTining the c itnmsrclal world.
ltobert Hare Powel’s Buns & Co. ’■ No. 8
furnace, at Haktja, Pa,, Is lining pmhed to
.simplcUon as rapidly as possible.
The North Chicago Rolling Mill Company,
if Ch cage, III., has increased its capital
•lock from 8,000.000 to ft,000,000 dollars.
Tua bind called on Saturday leave* only
|40,0(X),000 of 3 |ier cent b mds outstanding,
fr Is Secretary Manning's purpose to call
these In four ca’la a* rapidly at the revenues
A dispatch from Tompiln says that Col.
Mrlssand has carrlel tbe rebel position at
M'kne Thau*H mi, and that five hurt 1re 1 in
lurgonnt* were kill *1. T,ui Kreach were
pursuing the rebels.
Nv Initial M. Pike, of Maine, at one time a
we I known and successful at'orney, com
oect«<l with the oldest and lieat families iu
the Htate, breathed his last In the midst of
•qualor and dirt, from lack of nutrition,
though In a trunk where he lay he bad
boarded many thou tan Is of d dlars.
Orn. liogan'a Nanm *ml ilir o. A. It
Improperly llw<(|.
A scheme to use Gan. Logan's name for
swindling prop mm has been disclosed by T.
N. McAuiey, otie of the victims. CChicago,
Milwaukee and other cities are Mid to have
been extensively worked by the sharpers,
twenty orders having t»een taken in one day
in Milwaukee al/ne, Solicitors represented
they were ab >ut to f ublish, under the aui
p ces of the G. A. fl„ a life of Gen. Logan.
Fifty thousand copies were to be issutd, and
the book was to sell at 10 rente. To intends
ed victims, the back page of the
cover in the whole edition was offered for
advertising pnrptses for f.V>. Mrs. Ix>gan,
it was stand, would participate in the
prof)**. Investigation s'icws that the adver
tisement was planed upon only the few cop
ies delivered to the victims. Members of the
G. A. K. repudiate the ilea that their or
ganisation has any connection with the
matter. W. F. Ha-meyer, of the Chicago
Hun Publishing Company, who Is publishing
1 the book, claims to be acting merely as ag«nt
and professes to know nothing about the ad
vertising contracts. He lias not lieen ar
rested and refuses to give the name* of the
Inoonwul Coiiimlwtlonpr*
A. publication that chat gee against the
Civil H-rvice Commissioners that they ha I
for a monetary consideration renommon'^l
certain parties for appointment wh mm per
centage was tolow that of other can It date*,
caused some Indignation and lorm amim
merit at the office of the Civil Hervlc i Com
mission. (Vmimliwlonr Kdgerton charac
ter ir.«d tb« statement aa a lia. Commissioner
Oberly, speaking of tha ma’ter remarked!—
'Tbla la a tlraly tha figment of aoma one'*
imagination. If thara am any such charges
to ha mada we know nothing of it. It is ab
eurd oo its far J. A large perren'age of the
oertlfl ■atm rnada ara for 1* X> dollar and 11,000
pla'v*. N »w, la it likaly that any person
would or could |>ay any considerable a mount
of money, not f >r the appointmmt, mark
you, hut f'V a chance to get the app >int
marit. Aa a matter of fact, no one haa ever,
since I have bean In office, been certified out
of hia regular order We have never even
been naked to certify a name out of on ter ex
cept in a few cvaee, generally thoaeof woman,
wh *, lm|i«lle I by want, hav* appeeald tom
to eend in their namea, but we could no', of
oonraa. grant ewch appeal* Tha rec *rd« of
thia < (Boa abow wh? have been certifle I, and
in every cam what their standing war.’
It lamed on t he K night*.
Nkw Ormcaxm La , January 21.—A atrike
>f aome magnitn le broka ou among the la
borer* on tha TTpper Ten and Racaland mgar
•lan ationa, I i L»f mdie Pariah. 1/%., against
« reduction of wage* aa compared with
I net year. The atrike wan engineered,
it la raid, by the Knighte of
Labor, who have recently organised the na
rrow throughout this po*tlon of the Htate
into lodgea. Much excitement prevail*, ee
the striker* not only refti** to work, hot re.
fuse as well to leave the plantatlo-ia. Th >
planter* am seeking legal advise aa to th«
c ura* to pursue to gat rid of tha striker*.
The naeam 1* a busy ou* In tha sugar p'aora,
aa moat of tha planting of caua is now being
Fhipat.—In the S mute tcwday the pre«nl~
log tffloir presented a coiuumnloaUou from
the President, with a letter from Warn O
Ke*l, offi'rmg to the nation the sword of hi*
father. Captain Heed. who lonuuait'lal the |
privateer • General Armstrong" at the liattle
of Fayal. Toe President suggests lh*t action
l>e taken for the acoeptanoe of the gift. Or*
dere»l printed and laid on the table. Mr.
Kjieni'er was appointed on the Committee on
Privileges and Elections to (111 the vacancy
rau«ed by the death of G meral Isigan. Mr.
Colquitt preeente 1 a pet tion from tha Wo*
“•u1* Christian Temperance Unton of the
District of Columbia.
lu the lloune to-day, after the reading of
the Journal, the H|»caker stated that the reg
ular order was the vote upon the adoption of
the Conference report on file Inter-rttate
Commerce bill. Mr. H utter wort ti, of Ohio,
asked unanimous cousont to have a separate
vote up m the fourth si«ction, and Mr. Wrav*
er, of Iowa, asked to hare a separate on the
Commission feature, but Mr. Crisp, of Go >r*
Kla, obj *oted to I Kith r. (jii'sts. Mr. Uun«
ham, of III., moved to rioxnmlt the bill
to the Conference Committee and
Mr. Crisp raised the p tint of order against
that motion. The H|ioafc»ir knew of ltd riile
which n •hor'i'd the recommittal of a con*
fen noe report: and sustainel the {Mint of
order. Mr. O’Noll, of Pennsylvania, Inquir
ed whether there was any parliamentary
proceeding by which those gentlemen who
were enttutrassed by having to vote for or
against an important lull without having an
opportunity to divest it of its objections bio
features, could l*e relieve! of thatembar*
rassment, but no suggestion to tliat end was
made, anil the vote was taken ou adopting
the Cooferer.oo report. It was agreed to—
yeas, 310; nays, 41 •
Monday,—A number of minor bills were
•"•ported from committees and placed on the
calendar and tho cro lentials of II >u. Cush*
manT. Davis, Hsnator elect from Miuues >ta,
Were presented and filed. A bill was pissed
providing tha' p wt-ofll'ecs of tho third class
shall not lie placet in tho fourth-c’ass when
the groes receipts amount to $1,000, or where
ths Postmaster's leyeimi from Commissions
sod box receipts amounts to $l,oro. Ths
Heuala then took up tho IUh«rioi question.
Mr. lugaills critic 7*1 the rcpirt of the Com*
mittee on Foreign Helntious, and Mr, Frye
defended it, taking the ground that if the
President, under theauthority conform 1 up »n
him In the bill rep >rted hy tho com in I ties,
should clone the poi 11 of the United Htatei
against Canaliiu fish, the entire trouble
t>etween the United (State* and (,'mala
wouhl be at an en I. Hnnalor Fryo In his re*
marks on tlu fl.h iries question, grew very
emphatic and In referring to a recant
law nnace-1 by ths C mad la u Parliaui nt
ein|M>wering every jietly custom< ofll dal to
arrest and drug Into |>ort, ex wniuo,condemn
and coufhcite any United H'.ates vessel
found within throe miles fishing limit In
quired: "H >w can such a law h dp resulting
in warI" Hsnator Ingalls followo<l Hsnator
Frye, and f| lally rea'dinl the c inc’usloti that
the matter would have to bo settled either by
diplomacy or bio rl. Ho then called u,» >u
ths Hon at or from Vermont, Mr. Klinunl ■
for his explanation of the ponding bill Mr.
E iinund* in reply to Mr. Ingalls, revlowc 1
tho several treaties, bearing upon the question
at issue, and maintained that, it was not a
question of war at this tlm\ but that the
whole matter depended upon the interpret**
tion, fT construction of tho treaty of 181*.
Bye and bye, he added, sh till these realtors
pot adjust themselvei pr- parly ono or the
other country might decide to go to war.
The bill then passed—yeas, 4*, nays. I, It
Authorizes the Preddent to c one the porta of
the United Htatei by his proclamation to the
product of tlie Canadian fisheries. Ths bill
seems very mol *rate in Its character and Is
not near eo through-going as the measure
now [tending iu the House,
In the House, after inirnln; btisinesi the
Htate* and Ternt »rii s were railed for the In.
tro luctlon of bill* f »r refereccs. Among
these was one by Mr, Liadir, of Htin d«, mu
thorlzing Inquiry to be mad < as to the expes
Jiency of appropriating ♦U0,(WIJYJO f <r tho
oonstruotion of new ships. All the mern*>
tiers with but two rxc p Ions, were
present and v Had. Mr. \V or rail, Dim*
ocrat'o representative is d staine l at home
by slcknee*, and is psir* • with Mr. U’firien
Kepubilcao. It Is n t kn wn Inw much
longer the four friends ot A len will continue
to oast their votes for hlru, but Is considers I
•ertain that they will do so for several days
yet, and his prospiet for an elec Ion is no
hotter than it was lad week. It now looks »s
though pot.h partiei hs l dee ded Pi leave the
solution of the problem to time and CTcum*
A UfHpfrado darned Out.
Adriaen froni Calhoun City, Ark., aay tli*t
* negro deaperado, thought to tn I-'wis Simp
ton, *«« kills I twenty mile* Mat of damp
ion, on Haturdiy, The negro waa .•has»| by
two men, an I had taken refuge In a dneerted
*abin, where he kept hi* pursuer . at bay for
boura The men at length tet lire to the
t.ut.an-l when the negroe ran out through
the flarnea, cal ed on him to eurremW. lie
refused and wa* riddel with tm late In
lHi-'l Himpeon »»«eentem *1 to tari year*4
imprleonniant for murder. Toe chief wit
neae against him was a negro namel (:<<|*>
land, and Simpeon awore lie would kill him.
Two year* after, C tpdand, who w»* a mem
Iwr of the |>olloe force o' that city, we*
found dead haring tw -n *bot I irestiga
tlon *how**l that K.mfwon. wh) ww working
on a esntraot outad* the prl*on, halkillel
Couelan 1 and oacauwl.
Triple Murd-r
deputy United States , ar*tnl Phillip. mr,
r.red at F wt .Smith. Ark., from Kufatila,
Ind T., having in charge a Creek Indian
boy about IH years of age name! S«ahron,
who. it la charge-1, murdered three men on
the night of the lRtf,
Fnfatila. The murd-red men were
Henry Smith. Mark Kirkendale, t
and one Kelly. Kelly was ahot twice an 1
hit head almost aererad from hta bad? with
*n H* waa found outalde of namp
Smith and Kirkendale were |n bed in tb»
tent, both their heada twine aplit with an ax
Tneir lower extremities were terribly horn
ed, the murderer haring aet Are to the cloth
ing. Maraial Phillips aays he la oonfl lnn>
that Seaborn committed the terrible deal
i M on tbo fisheries retaliat ton bill
in the Hecate attracted general attention,
and ta the topic of interest, It it remarked
that the tone O* hostility i^war I the Itridsh
Government wm mors market than at any
tuns si o'* the last foreign war. An attache*
of the Kuglish Legation eat in the gal
iery for a while until he was recognised
and breams so eel f vxmaoiouf of being the
object of attention t»at he got up and de
damped He ai^sarel to be somewhat as
tonished at the general ill-feeling toward his
Government, When Ingalls declare! that |
the conduct of F.nglan I was that of a rufllsn j
and a (toward, and that her history ha l l*een j
one of crime against this country, against
Ireland and aliout every other nation on the
globa, it was more than the young diplomat
o <uld stand There was a bluff, warlike feel
ing on the floor of the Senate, end this »eutl„ ;
ntent was wsfle I over to the House end of ,
tbo (.'apttol, where it was emphasised by a
teeoluUon from Frank I/awler appropriating j
.V),ikX),(XH) dollars in a lump sum to lie ea
pended under the direction of the Secretary
of the Navy in the construction and equip |
ntent of war veasela.
A ringing letter on the subject from Ad
miral Porter wasfl'el with the resolutions
and directeil to be |irinted in t te //«•<• <»nf.
This lelt >r is by far tbo strongeet arraign
ment of the Inaction of ms Government In
regard to national defense that haa aver
ltoen written The Admiral picture
our national helplessness with a graphic
pen, and the document is tho more humilia
ting <x>ntrastod with the H material bluster of
the afternoon. There are thnee In l*otb Houses
of 1 ’ .ngress who regard the retaliation liilt
aa equivalent to a ile« la ration of war—not
Immediate war, of course, but War as an ul
timate and reasonably certain result. There
are solicitations for fear of the pas.
•ago of the measure. That It will pa*
••ulli branches there la little reason to doubt,
should the matter tie pushed. And |>olltlcal
oxigeiiclei Just how aeem to require that it
l>e push'd. It I* thought that the effect will
Into secure n liberal naval bill and an or<wu
itenniHlili) subsidy through tho itostofllce ap
propriatlou bi 1. with a provision that shl|e.
ihnll bs built to l»e available for G ivomineut
purpo.es incase of emwganry.
nr its ton to mo Ain
I our Chlldi-oil IVrlwIi In n Hunting
Dwell log.
Four children of If. L II <**, of Knrn lllty,
Pa., wore burned to don h in their homo.
l'ho tire started when noboijr w.w in the
bouse but the children. hr*. il'Mi left home
in tlm afternoon to do aom t ah ipping down
town. To keep the children in
!he house during her absence she
locked tho door and to tk tha key
with her. Onherwny homo with her pur
hns *e she was met by school children, who
told her that her hous i wa* on tire. Ily the
time she and other* reach *1 the house it was
& maat of fi ime. The imprts med chi liren
3 uld be oeeil throUgli a window miking
frantic off irti to esc tpo. In a few m imuita
the roof and wall* fell in, who 1 the misery
>f the children was end 11. Tin mu ni of
the three wore fo ind under what was sup
posed to lie the cinder* of a mattress,
horned beyond recognition. Th * bily of
the fourth, the baby, wa* foil i l in
another part of the house no horribly charred
that It could with difficulty ti> distinguished
from that of a dog winch wai also burned.
The fifth and only remaining chil 1, a boy,
wa* at school at the time of the disaster. The
oldest child burned wa* H year* of age, an I
the youngest could not walk. Mr*. lies* now
lie* In a very critical condition from the
fTecta of the shock, and her recovery Is ex
.reroely doub ful. How the fire originated
•till remains a mystery, a* everything was
ip parent1 y safe a *h irt timi before. The
building and it* contents is a total lots of
f 1,000, as no insurance was h i 1 on it.
Ilnngrl Ry Itla Su ipnmlers
The police station-hou e at N anti coke, Pa ,
was the seme of a singular sulci le. Kirly
on Hunday evening a well* Jressed ma i ab <u‘
00 years of age ha I been put in one of the
cells. On the other side of a wide corridor
were four or Are other cell* in which
wore a numtmr , of prisoners- The
do ir* wore of open Iron work, and nb tut
two in the morning the occuptots of the
other calls were eye-witnesses of a horrdi'e
tragedy. The young rnan was ic n rn'miy
to divest himself of his coat, ve* and col'ar.
Then he mounted a stool cloea by thi do »r
and taking his » U p sorters knottsl them
firmly to the top l»ar of the door. Then he
fa*t*ue I the other end in a running noose
■bmt his neck and kickel ths it/Kil away,
hang (here and was strangled to death. Tnn
witnesses of the horrible scene nude a great
noise and shouted km Ily for help, but for a
long time no one r«**j>nnd»d, and tlv cell
fselng locke I they cou'd do nothing.
Thomas J. Crltchl »w, manner of the
bishop William Taylor Transit and
building Fund, returned from Liverpool
on Friday, having contracted on tho
Moricv for the construction of the
Steamboat asked for Ly the bishop for
the navigation of the Cpper f ongo and
Its tributaries. The vessel will he (In
lslied by till 1st of April ami will Ire
Constructed of steel, in tho Mississippi
stern-wheel, flat bottom stvle, and will
make from * to 10 knots an hour. The
Itev. Ldward Matthews, of Spring Ar
bor, Mich , i< holding revival meetings
in the Seventh Avenue M. J'„ Church,
New York citf. while certam details are
beii g arranged, lie will go to tin
Congo to jut together •» d launch the
steamboat. I.ike nil of Itish »p Taylor'*
assistanti he has a practical knowledge
of mechanics, as well as of saving
It is announced that Monselgneur
I.angcnleus. the Archbishop of Itholmr,
proposes holding on the !?thof Jtilj
next a great roliglou* festival in the ca
thedral of that city, in memory of the
coronation of < harles VII, which took
place in the Cathedral of Itheims, on Jti
ly 17,14UO, through the exploits of
Jeanne d’Arc. At the request of the
Archbishop, M fionnud has composed a
mass for the occasion, in which he has
introduced a solo for violin, with ‘obli
gato’ organ accompaniment, Intended
to represent those 'interior voices' which
Jeanne always preferred to follow •»
guides. This solo har been written for
Henri Martcau; a young French violin
The Title cf l/t>«llimnte Itualneee
Swelling—Hpi't'iilallon Fall ing
Oir-llu«iiic«N Failure**.
R. U Ihin A. Co.’* weekly trade review
uvi: "Southern railway consolidation has
lieen the feature uf the speculative market
Uhi |taut wm k. in other markets the
very remarkable Industrial growth of
the e>uutry pmw1t«i mott attention.
Whether railway consolidation, which at the
north hae l>eett the fruitful mother of inonop
oiiee, will for want aouthern industrial de
velopment, is not yet clear, nor ia it a ques
tion of internet to operators, who look for
large and immediate profit* from the rising
of ntock«, lands, mines and mills, ltut If ant
other wild warn of speculation should sweep
over the sotl’h such as ende<t In the disasters
following ’«7, ’57 ami *711, the permanent
growth amt prosperity of Hint region might
not bo promoted.
The swelling tide of industry and legiti -
mate hu-t.iess is recorded in the weekly tiank
clearings and railway trafllo returns. Ths
clearings ou‘slde of New York are the largest
ever known for the season; though Rosfcou,
Providence, Springfield and Portland In ths
North, and Galveston tn the Houth fall be
hind last year, all other o ties nqsort a gain.
The aggregate out*ld»of New York Increased
10t< per cent, for the week.
Itallroad earnings thus far in January
show large gains over last year. In Decern
l>er WH roads gained 117 |>or cent., and for ths
ye*^ IfWO the gain I n earnings la P0*1 ‘'•’“t.
against 4^ per cent in tho milage. At In'
dianapolis the past woek ‘JO 4‘Ji cars wer*
moved, a gain of «M pv cent, over the earns
week last year.
In many branches Of Industry thegrowtn
Ik remarkable. Hilk manufacture consumed
4,7.>4,*fcM> itoumla of raw ailk, and 1,011,744
waste last year, against 3,f>0'J,230 in 1*80,
having morn tlian double 1 sines the oenaua.
American pa|x*r makers are rejoicing in largf
onion* for book |«(*»*r from llritisii publish
er?, tlio use of wool pulp horo having giver
tlii« country the advantage. Louisians
Kroon 1 3,000,000 ton* of cane laat year, aver
aging 100 |>ouuili of augir to the ton, bul
a >in« inllla alr**ady limit 150 to 10) |*ounds.
The Improvement notlo* 1 *inoi Dun’* (line
got* oitlnlatn in that the world’* production
for 1880-7 will Imj 4 1*13,000 tone of sugai
against 4.414,051 in 'dl. Hut till* country
omiumed 1,033,003 tone, only 70,000 leaa tbai
(I rest llrltaln.
Hpcculatlou In prolucta bee abitod. Tin
wheat Male** f ir the weak wore only 18,000,000
bushel*. with a decline of nearly a cent; coir
and oat* row* '^ceich, oil lard l«10e anc
pork Joe. liar Iron wne advance*! by tb<
K istorn Associat Inn to‘2 lo, and Pittsburg)
coke maker* are discussing an a*lvan**e. Pig
iron an I cotton are unchanged. Coffee <lo
dined %<?, Mi<ar 1 10c, anil beef atiout 10c.
Fair order* came for cotton good*, though
many buyer* are bore, Tho export and do
mestic demand for brown* in good *o far; doi
inestlc woolen* have ttetter tale*, compared
With la*', year, than foreign. The attempt
to ratio foreign good* in price wa* met liy nr
ndvanoe in dotne*tic. f Ian* 1 mere* an**
wornteda are exacted to *ell at last year’#
priors, though material* are higher, and
English w rsted yarns advance 31 per pound,
There I* some limitation In opening heavy
wo' lens. T«e Idea prevails that the demand
for wooleis generally may fall below la«t
year, because heavy consumers bought tor
largely last year.
Money U easy, though foreign exobang*
gradually rises.
Tl»e treasury has taken ab >ut half a million
more than It paid out, hut the receipt* of sil
ver at the N’nw York Custom House hav«
fallen to 13.3 per cent, of the whole.
The burin >ss failurm nurntmr f ir tbs Uni
ted Hta*es ‘270, for Canada 3>, total 301,
Hgain<t SJJ) las’, week, lf.*V the week previons
Processor John R, Proctor, the Ken
tucky geo log talk any* there is enongh good
iron near Bowling Oreen, in that ntate, to
* hipIv fifty furnaces tor 200 years.
FLOUR—Fancy family
l 'hoioe red winter
No. 2 Red
COHN—Mixed, Hhelled
RYE—No. 2
HK K f>8—Clover seed,
Timothy seed
HAY —No. 1. Timothy bslel
Jj mse timothy from wagons
Chop K<* I
RC FTEH—( reamery
Choice roll
CHKEHK -Fine Ohio Factory
New York OiMhen
i’OOhWlY -Live Chicken*
FI/>17H- Huiierflne
WHEAT—No, 2 red
OATH- Western mixed
FI/OCR Fancy
4 7-Uo* 01
I IV) 4 75
2 15
14 00
15 00
14 00
HI 00
I 75
•l 50
3 NO
5 25
2 2)
10 00
ffi 00
Irt 0)
15 .50
17 no
3 .5 >
3 Oo
4 15
Mtc MOm k Markets
Ckvtrai. Livr Rtocic Yanon
Arrivals have bsen heavy this week anil
mark-H slow, wi h lower prices for all kind*
m«l all SOW. Prime 1 4 HI to I,O'© lhs. 4 0 »to
4 HO, good 1.2 K) to 1,3 *1 lhs 4 10 to 4 3». fair
V) W td 1,000 lbs. 3 Y> to 3 I*), l.nlls. stag / an4
at <• >w. 2 .V) to 3 25 fresh <x»ws per he »d |20
to 4\
Il'ceiu's light, rnsrket active,- P.tilele*
phlss 5 10 to .5 2ft, he«t Y jrke s4W) to 4 05,
'wntnon to fair do. 4 *»» to 4 *»5, rough 3 75 to
* 35.
Hup ily faivm »rk * slow, ft n Ultn l)»
ha. 4 00 til 4 lu, good 8ft to IT) It*. 4 35 to4 50,
air 75 to H I lbs. 3 00 to 4. commou l .V) to 3,
tinlu 4 to A

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