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L m DAILY EVENING BULLETIN. VOL. 2 NO. 147. MAYSVILLE, KY., SATURDAY, MAY 12, 1883. PKICE ONE CENT. OUR FOREIGN NEWS. War In Alfelianlstnn nnd ( marck for tlio Cznr'it Coronation. India. Calcutta, May 11. A fight has occurred between tho forces of tlio Ameer of Afghanistan and Shinwarris, resulting in tho defeat of the latter, with 200 killed. Ireland. Rome, May 11. Archbishop Croko has sent a communication to Cardinal Jacobini maintaining that his conduct in relation to tho agitation iu Ireland has been perfectly regular, and that his object is not to stimulate revolt, but to obtain for tho pcoplo right and justice. Dublin, May 11. It is stated hero that further rovelations have been mado by an informer covering several missing points in tho evidence against Sheridan and others, and intended to prove that tho idea of tho Invinciblcs originated among the prisoners in Kilmainham Jail and at a timo when members of Parliament nnd other leaders wore confined there. "Dublin, May 11. Edward O'Brien, Thomas Doylo and Edward McCaffrey, recently indicted for conspiracy to murder, were arraigned this morning. O'Brien and Doylo pleaded guilty and McCaffrey pleaded not guilty. McCaffrey, who was subsequently indicted for tho murder of Burke, was arraigned to plead to that charge. Ho said ho was not guilty, and asked that counsel bo assigned him. Tho trial was then postponed until next week, when a new panel will bo called. Dublin, May 11. Joseph Mullett, who yesterday was sentenced to penal servitude for lifo for participating in tho attempt to murder Juror Denis Fiold, ox-claimed on leaving the dock, after receiving his sentence, that ho would got justice elsewhere. The Irish, ho said, would get justice for him. ICtlKland. London, May 11. Childers, Chancellor of tho Exchequer, at a ted in tho Commons last evening that the Government would consider, during tho present year, the question of permitting the growing of tobacco in tho United Kingdom. Rov. Randall Thomas Davidson has been - JI?poi"tcd to tho vacant Deanery of Wind- '''In the Houso of Commons last night tho Ireland Revenue Bill camo up. There was considerable disousiion over tho clause in ( tho bill relating to tho collection of income taxes. Tlio Government warmly favored tho clause, but tho Conservatives voted bolidiy against it, and, assisted by tho votes of the Irish members and several Scotch, succeeded in defeating it. London, May 11. Right Hon. George J. Dodson, Chancellor of the Duchy of introduced a bill in tho CommoiiB yesterday, by which agi cultural tenants will be entitled to receive, when their tenancies .expire, compensation from landlords for improvements they may have made to the lands they occupied. This will bo tho principal measuro brought boforo the House during tlio session. By it the landlord's right of distress will be limited to a sum equivalent to ono year's rent. Germany. Berlin, May 11. IVmco Bismarck condition is much worse, and ho is suffering from neuralgia to such an extent that hie physicians are obligod to be in constant attendance, and are ablo to furnish little relief. IlllSHill. St. rETKBsnuna, May 11. There nro already 55,000 troops and 8,000 military officers quartered at Moscow, in anticipation of tho coronation ceremonies. The preparations aro advanced almost to completion. SEVERE STORMS. LnCrosse nnd ISock, Wivcouiiiti, Itm'ly Shaken. Milwaukee, Wis., May 11. A Granville dispatch says: Tho town of Rook in this county (Rook) was, visited yesterday at 1 o'clock by a tornado. Wisnor Tripp's farm Buffered extensively, two buildlngb being completely wrecked, and two wore moved several yards from their foundations. At F. S, Eldred's dairy farm, occupied by S, E. Otis, every building, excopt tho cheese houso and dwelling, was wrecked. Tho storm was about fom rods wide, and traveled two or thrco mile without lilting. The total damage to the buildings and orchards was 10,000. No ono was injured. 8TKUCK BY LIOHTNINO. Laobosse, Wis., May 11. During a sever'.' storm yesterday afternoon lightning houso of James Egan, sovoroly if not fatally injuring Mrs. Egan, and in a loss degreo her daughter, aged thirtoeu. AT Osgood, Ind., at 7 o'olook yestorday morning, as tho local freight engino was backing over tho Main-street crossing, Alfred Deal, a weak-minded boy, eighteen years old, who habitually woro a slough hat pulled down over his eyes, stepped to the middle of tho road and walked directly against tho moving engine. Ho was thrown to tho ground ; one leg was horribly crushed from the ankle to tho kneo, nnrl lm urn. cut and bruised about tho neck and head, with fatal intornal injuries. Ho twdfl iinnnnnninua from tho tiinO of the dent to his death, which occurred at 3 p.m. Expiating Their Crimes. Four Munlerors Put on tlio IJlnck Cap to Vindicate Justice. Jolin W. Jackson, Sylvester If. Muck Inson, J's( lllalock and Henry llevolM, Exit Before Select Audi- CIICO.H. Jackson, 0May 11. The execution of John W. Jackson, for the murder of Samuel L. Hull, took placo to-day. Jackson was bom January 10, 1802, about ono and a half miles southeast of Jackson, O. His mother died when ho was e'even years old and his father loft him ubout two yean aftorward. He lived with his aunt, but on account of his bad disposition he was sent to tho Reform Farm at Lancaster, and remained threo years. After his return ho was employed at various times by farmers living iu this county. During two summers he was in the employ of Mr. Hull, tlio murdered man. For sonic timo prior to the date of tho murder ho peddled jewelry and notions. On or about Septombor 20, 1882, in his traveling with h'lB " peddler's pack," ho fell in with a family named Freeman, who lived two and a half miles north oi Jackson. The Freeman family consists of Frank Freeman, his wife Mary and her sister Mnggic. Mary nnd Maggie have bad reputations. Jackson became completely infatuated with Frecmnn, who is haudsomo aud bright, Mary Frcoraan wished to purchase a picco of real estate, but did not havo tlio tho money. Slio called upon Jackson to borrow the ncccssnry amount. Ho did not havo tlio money, hut promised to get it for her by Thursday tho 2Sth of Soptomber, His mode of getting it was as follows : Ho assisted Mr. Hull and a boy to load a wagon with ore, alter which tho boy .drove on, leaving Mr. Hull and tho boy at tho oro bank. Mr. Hull began working under the bank. This work required a stooping position; Jackson stood on the bank aboc hint. While Mr. Hull was in this stooping position ho drew the piece of iron from his pocket and hurled it against tlio hack part of Mr. Hull's hea 1, knocking him down. Jackson then jumped down into tho ore bank and, soi.ing a si edge, gweighing sixteen pounds, Hull ttn.e licks on tho sido of tho head. He then proceeded to search Hull and iu his wallet found $10.o0. He took the money and replaced the wallet, aiid just us he did that Hull began to show signs of life. Ilo seized u shovel that lay near uud btruck him twice on tho head, and then fled. This occurred about 8 o'clock iu the afternoon. Although ono half of a inilo away, Mr. Hull revived sufficiently to walk to his house, which he reached at about 5 o'clock. But ho was unable to talk, never regained consciousness, and diod October 4, 1882. BYLVKSTER K. MACKINSON. Cauiibiduk, III., May 11. Sylvester K. Mackiuson was hanged here to-day for the following crime: On Saturday, August 20, 18S2, Mrs. Maggio Copeland was murdered it her homo in Wothersfiold, Henry county, Illinois. Tlio woman's husband first dis covered tho minder ubout 2 o'clock iu tlio afternoon (he is a farmer and was in the field nt work). An alarm was given, and in the search for the murderer suspicion was directed against Sylvester'K. a young man formerly in Mr, Cope-land's employ, and at that time a regular visitor at tho house, and who also took part in tiie search. He was place! under arrest and a detectivo locked up vith him, to whom ho confessed tho crime '. i all ita details, viz: On the day of tho murder he went to the houso and found Mi's. Copeland alone. Sho asked him to bring in an armful of wood. Ho did so, and threw all but ono stiok into tho With that stick he struck her a blow on tho head whon she stooped to kindle tho firo. Sho then ran to another room imploring him for mercy. Ho followed her up and tired threo shots with a rovolvor at her, two hitting and killing her instantly. He then robbed the houso of about S80 iu money and a uoto for $50 that Copeland hold against him. Ho subsequently took tho officers to where the money was hidden, and they recovered it. JERRY BLALOCK. Jaoksoni'obt, Ark., May 11. Tho which Jerry Rlalock to-day expiated on the gallows was committed November 20, 1880, nearly threo years ago, tho victim being Thomas Brandenburg. Both Blayer and slain woro well known in Jackson county, being generally respectod and in comfortable circumstances. For a long timo past a feud had existed between thorn on apcount of sorao slanders spread abroad by somo mischief makers, and each had threatened tho lifo of the other. At least that was tho roporfprnd in consequent of this threat caoh had carefully avoided a rencounter. On tho day of tho murder thoy very unexpectedly met and a quarrel at onco ensued, ending iu a bloody affray, during whloh Brandenburg received a death wound. He lived long enough to urgo his friends to leavo no moons brine Hia. murderer to the scaffold. Blalock was tried at the last term of court In Jackson county, and was ably defended, but nothing in extenuation i of tho murder could bo found, and his i conviction followed. , Blalock was hanged at 12 o'clock in an inclosuro in tlio priBou yard in tho ' enco of a largo crowd. Tho prisoner fully , realized his position, nnd made all tho , preparation possible for tho great event. Ho did not appear to fear death, but met it bravely. Ho confessed his crime I 11ENRY REVELS. Baton Rouoe, La., May 11. Henry Revels, colored, who, it was reported, was hanged nt Lako Providence, East Carroll Parish, last Friday, was not hanged until , to-day. Tho execution took placo in the prcsonco of a largo crowd who had , ercd from early in tho morning. Henry j ' Revol3 was convicted boforo tho Thirteenth Judicial District Court, July 22, 1882, of having, on October 5, 1875, murdered Henry Hyam3 in a brutal manner. The Kentucky Derby. Louisville, Ky., May 11. Yesterday a special train of horses from Nashville, numbering 130, arrived at the Jockoy Club grounds, followed by tho stable of Gcorgo W. Dardon & Co., making a grand total of over 800 racors now nt the track. Tho chute has been opened to the horses, and all stables and improvements on tlio grounds proper are about finished. Tho whole of tho ground between tho pooling nnd common stand has been nowly sodded, giving a lawn which in extent and beauty is uuequaled in this country. Tho pooling sheds and grounds alone nro 222 by IIS feet. Tho Messrs. Churchill have consented to allow the jockey club tho uso of somo seventy acres moro for tho park, many handsomo groves of trees being ombYncod in tho nddition. Col. (lurk intends mnking a lako between tho present site and tho new grounds, nnd havo new drives, with such other ns will accommodato the vast crowds expected here this fall, when thirty days' racing will bo afforded. The Third htrect road has been regravoled, and Fouitii sticet is also to bo mado an outlet. Derby Bay and Bondholders' recent performances at Lexington are two topics of con vernation, especially as Ascender, who is iu the samo stables ns Bondholder, is known to be moro promising even than tho victor of the Distillers' stake. Strangers from all sections aie coming in, nnd tho spring mooting of tho Ixntisvillo Jockey Club promises to eclipse even its past successes. Drako Carter will not go to Lexington, so his owner has decided, but will try conclusions with" tho cracks in the Derby, when it is supposed twolvo to fifteen will pace the starter. Crowds gather at tho grounds daily to witness Thora, Cheokmato, Boot-man, Ascender, Tangier, and other noted horses nt exercise. Tho spring meeting begins May 22 and coniinues to June 0 A FAMOUS PICTURE SOLD. JnyjUotild Ituyx It lor SHi.OOO, nnd Calls It Cheap. New York, May 11. A transaction of great interest was reported on Wall street yesterday. It was simply tho snlo of a pietuie, but tho sellor was James It. Keeue, nnd tho purchaser was his most noted antagonist, Mr. Jay Gould. It lias been tho subject of much lemtirk on the stiect of lato that Mr. Keeue had forsaken his old brokers, Samuel Boacoek & Co., and was doing business through Mr. John Pondior, nnd tho report was that Mr. Poudier had negotiated the sale of tho picture for Mr. Keeue. The picture was sold at a great sacrifice, which was interpreted as meaning that Mr. Keene was in search of ready cash. The pietuie was a noted one. It was a cattle scone by llosxi Bouheur. Tho price paid for this picture by Mr. Keene, about a year and a half ago, was $41,000. Mr. Pondier has been trying to uegotiato tlio salo for somo timo, and finally disposed of it to Mr. Gould for SI 0,000. Crop Iroipc'ts In New York, May 11, A dispatch from the I.oudon statistical agent, under date of April 28, reports an improvement in European wheat prospects during lust month. Tho severity of Mnrch was followed by thrco weeks of dry weather, which was succeeded by ono week of invigorating rain. The season is still backward aud a higher temperature is needed. Tho small area of spring sown wheat in England is thin, and much of it will bo displaced by barley. In Franco nnd Germany rain is needed and higbgr tomperature necessary. With reduced acreage in Western Europe, and some injury from freezing in March, a reduced crop appoars inevitable. Iu Austria-Hungary tho prospect is favorable for at least a medium crop. Returns of the progress of cotton planting show that tho work is later tiian usual in every Stato, and indicato that on May 1 71 per cent, of the proposed area wns planted, when tho usual proportion is 81 per cent. Ilouvliui; Out (.lliilhlei'S. Nashville, Tevn., May 11. Five thousand dollars' worth of gambling apparatus was bnrncd on tho public square yesterday afternoon by order of, tlio Criminal Court. Fivo li nnd red gamblers aro leaving the city on account of tho law mnking gambling a felony. A largo number havo gone to.Chioago. wasflon rh oin Dson Insane i Tho Case for tlio State CIosimI "Willi Evidenco of the ICHlins. All tlio Testimony Thus Far Taken -The Important Uiicfitioim Had Thompson Time to Cool OIF? ami IViin Ho Insane? IlAititoDsiirno, Ky., May 11. The picture in tho court-room yesterday morning was jut what it lias been from tho beginning. Tho day wns cloudy and tho air was much cooler than usual. Tho tired Sheriff wearily called tho witnesses forjtho prosecution, and tho tired Clerk wearily sworo them to testify truthfully in the case. Then the witnesses for tho defense were called nnd sworn. Among them were Phil. Thompson, sr., tho father, and Dr. Davis M. Thompson, the brother of tho defendant. Young Phil, roqucsted that Mary Thompson bo called for the defonse. This is tho first suggestion anybody on tho outside has heard him make in the case. The defense announced that Miss would bo ready whenever her services wcro needed. All of the witnesses were put under rule nut to talk to ench other or any body else about tho case, and then tho trial bogan. Altogether about fifty witnesses were sworn in. A marked feature of tho trial was that his Honor, Judge Hardin, took no notes of the proceedings. During tho morning Joe Blackburn tho following dispatcli: "GuTititiK, Ky., May 11. Twenty thousand men in Southern Kentucky say little Phil. wa3 right. Soldier." During the proceeding the interest by tho littlo Congressman was larked, no drink in every word of the testimony; nothing escaped him, and he made numerous suggestions to his counsel. The first witness introduced wns K. C. Smith, formerly Town'Marslml of who testified that he saw Phil. Thompson on the morning of the 27th in a passenger car nt the Harroiisl.urg depot. Mr. Thompson sat in the reir part of the car. and with him in tho roach were .1. P. Chiiiii. Mr. Wellmon and Fcvernl others, including a young lade nnd a negio man. The witness did not Fee Walter Davis until tho accommodation train reached the Harrolsburg Junction. Thon he was hailed by Davis, who wns standing in the baggage car. Tho witness, then dctnilod the meeting between Thompson and Davis. Ho saw Davis come in the car and extend his hand to Thompson. He carried a valiso in one hand nnd mi overcoat was thrown over his arm. When Davis extended his hand. Thompson started toward him, and exclaimed : " Do yon havo the impudence to speak to me. you d n s n of a b h. alter having treated my wifo ns you did, and ruined myself nnd fimilv'" Davis, upon hearing this remark, reached his hand behind him; whether to draw a pistol or open tlio dour witnoss did not know. At all events. Davis went out nnd slammed tlio door after hjm. Thompson immediately drew a pistol from his overcoat pocket and fired through the window, just to the right of the door. Davis dodged downward just before the pistol was fired. Witness saw Davis lving dead afterward on the platform. Ho never saw tho deceased draw a pistol, but saw ono full from his pocket after ho was killed. Tho most minute details of tho tragedy wero then described. The defense put the witness through a rigid cross examination, but elicited nothing that hnd not already been told. Tho next witness was Patrick Nester, a newsboy. Nester wa on the train on tho morning of the tragedy. Like tho other witnesses, ho simply told the threadbaro story of the killing. Ho remembered that tho first words h heard oithcr pf tho parties speak on that eventful morning were these: "For God's sako don't." Ho heard this plaintive cry just after Walter Davis entered the car where Thompson was, Ilo saw Davis struggling with tho car door, attempting to get away from his fate, and be paw him later on lying dead on tho platform. Tho boy told a straightforward story of the tragedy, but said nothing new, either upon tho direct or cross-examination. IlAnnonsnuRO, Ky., May 11. John conductor, J. M. Wilson, Dr. Turner J. Fisher, Davis' pnrtner. and Judge John J. Hughes testified for the prosecution, developing no now facts Five men from Cincinnati were brought in and sworn, and placed under tho rule to stay out of tho Court-house until thoir testimony has been given. Their names are John Maurcr, Bruno Balz, John Ryan, Burnot House, and James C. Schuyler, of the Gibson House, who will testify for the defenso as to the doings of Davis nnd Mrs. Thompson in Cincinnati, The Commonwealth then closed and Judgo Jacob opened for tho defense, after which John Chinn and R. Coleman testified for tlio defenso, and court adjourned at 0 p. m. Tho defonso put Mrs. Louisa Roth, of the St. Clair Hotel, Cincinnati, on tho stand this morning. This raised a discussion of tho question of the competency of evidence in regard to this episode Morton and Owens argued such Ustlmeny was irrelevant. Boll and Voorhecs argued it was competent, and cited the Sykcs case. They also foreshadowed that temporary insanity yould lie. pleaded bythq. defense;, Mso thTit the defense will make the most or .lie 'act that DaviB himself was armed on 'hat tut nl morning. The d.scusion handled the question of a cooling off time for a mnn who kills. Tho t .use denied there was any such thing is cooling off in the present case. Voorhecs argued that the door had been opened by the prosecution for showing tho state of Thompson's mind nt the timo of the ki'ling by admitting the statement of tlieir witness, Smith, to language used by Thompson after the killing. The Court after listening two hours shut lown on tho argument of tho question. Judge Hardin said ho would only decido the competency of this class of testimony. He would havo to take the mntter into iu charging tlio jury; tlicreforo lie ail in it luil the testimony. NEW YORK OPIULIDEN2. Ono Hundred tilrls Ittiiiicd by China-men They Hill ho Knidoil. New York, May 11. Tho revelations of tlio past few days with regard to tho abominations practiced in the opium dens of tho Sixtli ward have made a good deal, of a stir here. Tlio organized effort to break up tho Chinese resorts in which young girls aie corrupted is daily gaining strength. A committee of tlio Young Men's Catholic Association has asked Superintendent Walling to put nt their disposal at such a timo as they may specify a sufficient force of polico to mako a simultaneous raid on all the dens. Tlio parish of tho Catholic Church of tho Transfiguration includes most of tlio Chinese colony, and this nction was brought about by the very apparent nnd increasing corruption of young girls and children by tho Chinamen who crowd tho district. "Tho evil is so great, nud so very horrible, that tho details can not very well bo spoken, "Father Barry said this evening. " Tho priest nnd respectable residents of tho parish havo helplessly watched tho iniquity. I know that within tho past year at least ono hundred girls who live in this neighborhood havo been ruined by theso Chinamen." Mr. O'Brien said : "Tho opium dens aro increasing, aud unless somo decisive action is taken rcspcctablo people will bo driven from tho neighborhood. Thrco of the largest real estato owners in Mott street culled upon us to-day Btid promised their co-operation. Wo intend to drive theso keepers of opium dives aud gambling dens away. Wo will go so far if other means fail to have their landlords indicted. It is difficult to find out who theso landlord are, but wo will do it." "Was Micro auy particular occurraica which causod your present notiou?" "No individual case. It was the general increase of immorality. Not long ago a member of tho association rescued a girl from one of these dens, and it is with great difficulty that we have kept her from being enticed back. There nro often people apparently well-to-do who frequent the.so dens, but such people go mostly to the uptown joints." " Do these opium dens bring their in much money V" "Apparently they do, or how could theso owners allbrd to pay $10 a month for a hole of a room. A woman who lies near here leccived SI 00 from a Chinaman to vacate her rooms, which a Chinaman wanted. She asked him how he could afford it, aud ho replied that he often made moro than that iu ono day. One Chinaman ollcred $500 for the use of the basement of the building iu which our association has its looms. The most flourishing points arc iu Mott and Pell streets." I'ltliiintmii oi' Iron nnd Null .lion. PriThiiiiKi. Pa., May 11. A meeting of the association of iron manufacturers of the West was hold hero to-day. All tho mills of the West wore represented, ns it will probably be tho final meeting prior to June 1, when tho mills will close down, unless tho dillereuccs existing between employer aud employe aro settled hefine that date. A lengthy discussion doveloped tlio fact that the timo intervening sinee tho last conference had wrought no change in tho situation, and that tho manufacturers, to a man, wero in favor of a general shut down unless tho workmen accepted tho reduction, ns the present condition of trade would not justify the payment of the prey on t wages, Tho action of the in refusing to sign tho tcnto presented by tho Amalgamated Association, and In adjourning the conforence nine die wa uuauimously indrsed. A special meeting of tho Nail Association was also hold yesterday afternoon, but. nothing could bo loarned as to its nature, the manufacturers refusing to throw any light on the proceedings. A Ilrother'M Louisville, Ky., May 11. Governor Blackburn to-day pardoned James Size-more, sont to tho ponitentiary from Clay county In 1880, for sir years, charged with murder. His brother, a man with, a largo family, being tho real criminal, ho voluntarily took tho odium and penalty on himself for tho sako of tho brother nnd hia family. Tho brothor dying tho other day made a declaration of hia guilt, nnd gavo such unmlstakablo proof of tho truth of his confession that tho Governor issued a pardon at onco when'tho faota wero mado known to him.