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VOL. 2 NO. 198. MAYSVILLE, KY., THURSDAY, JULY 12, 1883. PRICE ONE CENT. THE HOLY CARPET. The Moslem Pilgrimage to Mecca. Tho 30,000 IMIcrlmn Will Probably Fnro About on Account of u Tele grnph Wire. i If CAino, July 11. In all likelihood tho Bacrod caravan now on its way to Mecca will be obliged to return to Cairo, as Las happened to tho Holy Carpot and tho Mahm'l through striking a telegraph wire. As such a mishap seems to furnish a ridiculously inadequate roason for tho retrograde movement of some 30,000 pilgrims, with their 45,000 camels, a description of tho Mithm'l aud an account of icasons for tho sacred caravan's raturn I will be found interesting. Tho Korah promises full absolution for past sins and a very great compensation j in tho world to come, to thoso of tho faithful who make tho pilgrimage to tho holy ahrino of tho prophet at Mecca, and thoso of them that dio on their way to or from the holy city or during their stay there, aro promised everlasting youth and vigor on tho Montain of Pilaf, whoro forty beautiful houris will over attend to tholr .wants. Bollovlng that they havo prospects in storo, thousands of Mosloms flock annually to Mecca, especially thoso who havo passed tho prime of life Tho international qutirantiuo established by tho European powers to stop tho epread of diseases such as cholera, typhus and tho plaguo, which as a rule genorato at Mecca during tho Bairam, publish statistics of the worshipors, aud for tho last ten years they , havo averaged nearly 300,000. These como from Turkey, Persia, Afghanistan, Kurdistan, Tartary, China. India, Russia, Tripoli, Zanzibar, and from all points of Africa and Asia. Previous to the building of tho Suoz Canal, tho grand caravan, as it Is called, was enormous, and, although very formidable, yet tho mnjorlty of tho pilgrims go by sea to Jiddah, tho nearest point to Mecca on the Arabian sido of the lied Sea, Any Christian found within the walls of Mecca is instantly put to death, and had it not boon for Professor Vamlcry and Captain Burton, who visited the city disguised as Imams, or Turkish priests, after studying tho language aud religion of the peoplo thoroughly, nothing would havo been known of tho Mcccan proceedings during the Kom-ban Bairam. Women aro also prohibited from approaching the nhrino of the Prophet, under tho penalty of being stonod to death; and so somo attempts havo been made by women to cntor tho city, precautions are now taken which render suoh a calamity impossible. One woman, how ever, ma enter tno anraccne ouuana named Pearl-Bush not howavcr,dj,gui)5d,. - as sho was aocompanicu by OU.UUU war- nors, determined to force her way, had not tho Grand Shercof opened tho gates for her i to onter. Sinco then tho Holy Mahtu'l or ' litter in which the Princess journeyed to Mecca is taken to the holy city and back every year, ns representing the female population, who, being forbidden to worship in person, sond the Mahm'l as their roprceoutativc. This sacred litter is now sovcral hundred years old, and no doubt that vory little of tho original material of which it was in ado exists. It is, however, kept in splendid repair, and besidos being studded with precious stones of immense value, is covered with gold nnd ot,hcr valuable ornaments, which tho faithful attach to it as offerings. It has been in the keeping of tho family named ever sinco its first journey. The representative of this family not only guards it on its return from tho pilgrimage, but actually accompanies it year after year on its dronry voyago through the desert. The have always given signs of insanity, and are for this reaspn esteemed saints by Mohammedans. Anybody passing a woek in Cairo is sure to meet at least ono of them. The holy litter now, instead of containing a woman, carries the Holy Carpet, which is sent regularly to Cairo by the Sultan from Constantinople, and on its arrival is received with great honors. It is taken to the Alabaster Mosque of tho Citadel, and there embroidered in gold by the women, who consider this equivalent to visiting Mcoca, as tho tomb of Mohammed will for ono whole year be covered with this carpet, which willbe returned to Cairo whon tho nozt ono is sent. While this embroidering is going on no man is allowed within the mosque, or even within the citidel, as tho women work with uncovered faoos, whereas on other occasions they aro always hidden in a veil. Upon the decorations being completod, the carpet is sent to the Cairo palace of the Khedive, and'ho fills it with treasure as an offering to tho shrino of the Prophet, but in reality as an annual subsidy to tho Grand Shoreef and olergy of Mecca. Having filled the carpet, tho Khcdivo affixes his gTcat seal to it, so thatnobody may disturb tho contents, tho valuo of which ho keeps secret. The carpet thus loaded aud sealed is handed to tho who is responsible for its delivery into the hands of tho Grand Shoroof. In tho present case tho soals of tho holy carpet having boon broken through the upsetting of the camel, Us keeper, knowing what kind of a reception he would meet with if ho presented himBolf beforo the Grand Shereof carrying a carpet containing unknow troasure with brokon seals, has doomed it prudent to return to Cairo and have now seals applied to his charge aftor its contonts had boen verified by the Khedive. All accidents to tho grand caravan are considered as fororunnors of ill-luck, but when an accident happens to tho Holy Car-pot and to tho Mahm'l Itself, tho faithful bollflve that a great calamity Is In store for them. In this oase matters bocomo more serious through the great delay, which may prevent tho pilgrims from reaching Mecca before the foto day. Speed of a Harrow OHnge. Denver, July 11. An experimental trip has been made en the Denver & RJo Grande to ascertain whether a rato of speed can be obtained on a narrow guage railroad to correspond with Fthat on broad ,guagcs. 'A theory has boon hold that only a very moderate speod could with safety bo made over narrow guage roads, and it is a fact that trains on suoh roads aro generally slower. Twenty milts an hour is considered a good rato for the narrow guage, while tbut would bo slow for tho broad guage. But on tho trial trip mentioned on the Donvor lino, forty-six miles were made in fifty-nine minutes, and tho first half of the distance was run at tho rnto of nearly a mile a minuto. Although this proves tho ability to attain a ratoofspoed on such toads much faster than that usually run, of courso pno trip demonstrate? nothing about tho comparative safety of such a rato of going. THE LAST OF TE PUIiCELLS. The Dead Archbishop Nolcnm He qnlciu in III!) Own Cathedral. Cincinnati, July 11. Tho crush at tho Cathodral gatos was simply awful. Inside tho church tho nudienco sat silently awaiting tho commencement of tho ccremonios. It was pre-eminently a Bolcmn impressed with tho mournful character of tho occasion. No flippancy was seen, which, considering tho size of tho was remarkable. Not a light word was spoken, but tho demeanor of all was in fit keoping with tho porvadlng air of holy awo at tho pro3cnoo of death. Tho condles burned with a mellow light at either sido of tho body, and anon a priest would emerge from the door at tho right side of tho altnr, aud kneol besido the coffin, utter a silent prayer, and then returning paBB through tho door, Tho ritee wore impressive to tho last degreo. Tho sacrist was crowned with priests attirod In cassook and surplice, against which tho rich purplo robes of tho Bishops contrasted in gorgoous color. Tho brilliantly-lighted altar with tho pillars, tho candlesticks, the surrounding pictures and tho cross abovo drappod in folds of somber black, and the sad-faced audionco dressod in becoming attire of subdued colors, and abovo all in interest, tho cold still form of tho dead prolate lying in Btato in a coffin in tho very church whoso echoes had so often been awakened by the magio of his eloquence and tho earnestness of his pleadings with an unsaved world, all improssod tho senses to an unspeakable degress with tho solemnity of the hour. The Requiem High Mass was performed in a most impressive innnncr, with Archbishop-elect Euior in Pontificate Tho following digniuuies of tho Church wero in attendance Archbishop M. Corrigan, Coadjutor to tho Cardinal Archbishop of Now iork; - '.Atchbishop -Williams, of Boston Arch bisuop Uiuuons, oi uammoro; Oder. Of Bishops outsido the province, Bishop Ryan, of St. Louis; Bishop Conroy, of Albany ; Bishop Baltcs, of Alton; Bishop Fitz'gerald, of Litilo Rock; Bishop O'Connor, of Omaha; Bishop Gallagher, of Donver. Of tho provinco, Bishop Gilmoiir, of Clovoland; Bishop Borges?, of Detroit; Bishop Toebbo, of Covington; Bishop Chatavd, of Vincenncs; Bishop Watter-son, of Columbus; Bishop Richtor, of Grand Rapids; Bishop Radomacher, of Nashville. Among the foreign priests in attendance is the venorable Father Durbin, who was Master of Ceremonies at Mio consecration of Archbishop Purcoll's prodecessor, Bishop Fcnwick. The remains oftho deceased Archbishop wore conducted to tho depot by a large of peoplo, most in tho uniforms of tho many Catholic orders of the city. Thence they wero taken to St. Martin's, Brown county for burial. With tho death of the Archbishop tho family of tho Mallow nailroaker become extinct. The father died at Mallow shortly after tho great famine of 1840-7, and the motbor, and hor two daughters then cama to Cincinnati. Mrs. Purcoll and hr daughter Katie went to Martinsville, Brown county, Ohio, close to the Ureuline Convent, where they lived with a Mrs. Carr. Mrs. Purcell was hero when sho reoelved the title of " Countess from the Pope. Sho died there April 16, 1857, in hor ninety-second year. Kate beforo this came to Cincinnati, and diod at the Orphan Asylum at March 11, 1879. She was burled by tho side of hor mother in Ursuline in Brown eounty, and she was followed one year later by her bother Edward. Margaret Purocll marked a Mr. Pugh, and removed with him to Now Or leans, whoro nor brotuor isuwaru pracuoeu law for a short time. Sho died childless fow years beforo tho war. BAILBOAD ENTERPRISE. The Three American Hail road Project San Francisco, July 11. Tho limiting-ton, or California syndicate is building, with all possible dispatch, a railroad from Eagle. Pass, on the Rio Grande, to tho City of Mexico, which will bo opened in connection with tho Southern Pacific. Tho same syndicate is said to havo purchased tho existing railroads in Guatamala, ono of tho leading States of Central America, .and proposes to construct other roads and extensions into tho adjoining Central American Republics of Honduras and Nicaragua. Tho inducement for this action is found in tho richnoss of thoso Stato in mines, timber and tropical fruits and their aeoossibility by means of tho numorous vessols whioh ply botween Now Orleans and the Central American ports. Tho profits to bo derived from thoso distant railways aro largo, and it will not be long beforo there will he ono or moro linos connecting the City of Moxlco with the railway system of Central Amorioo. So the good work will go on, and road after road will be built until tho rails are pushed across tho Isthmus of Panama Into South Amorica, and at last the gigantio projeot of a Three Americas Railway will bo accomplished. THE IRISH TENANTRY. Impovished By Excessive Eent They Want to Emigrate, How Trinity College Opprcanes tin Town of Cahorclveen' Valuation Lews Tlmn Half the Rental. Dublin, July 11. Ireland was very much stirred, and It is yet, over the cabled report of tho action of tho United States Government in regard to the emigrants who had arrived at Now York in one of the Anchor Lino stoamors, from Cahircivcent County Kerry. Whother right 'or wrong, prudent or imprudent, wlso or unwise, the peoplo aro vory much opposed to tho largo numbers of Imigrauts that aro being " asslsted"'by tho Government out of tho country. The leaders declaro it a scheme to denonulate the country, to root out the Colt to make room for tho Saxon. Their claim 1a that it is shifting of responsibility. Instead of England legislating to relievo the people aud to aid them to cum a livelihood in their native country, oho concocts scheinos to shift a load of paupers of her own ci cation on to the United Stated. The news from New York has caused great rejoicing. All the politicians look upou It as a slap in the face for England from the Amorican Government. Ono leading journal, tho Evening Telegraph, of Dublin, an adjunct issue of the morning Freeman's Journal, declared editorially that tho not was an important one, as showing the intlucuco of the Irish in America on tho politics of that country. It docs not for ono moment s.oem to think tho step was one of those prudent motions made on purely grounds. It seems to ignore that the United States could act from tho high motives of the intrinsic principles at issuo. Everything Is attributed to tho influence of tho Irish voto In America. Of course, as thuB much has been accomplished in behalf of the policy of the Irish leaders by tho Irish coiony in America, much moro may be hoped for. Now that this influence has received official governmental cognizance, it is inevitable that whatever else not too compromising to tho Uuited States that tho Nationalists may desire, can be had through Mr. Sullivan, of the National League in America. Siroh rot as tbis can do tho Irish no good In the way of appeasing England, nor will it bo likoly to encourage tho authorities of America. Just let me say that tho cause of tho poor people of Ireland is a grand ono. but it is tho worst led and pleaded that one can imagine. Every day the leaders stultify themselves. Parnell certainly is very prudent, but he oan not un- iLvtttke to'f.ocQUtit good bohavlor of the hundreds of ambitious patriots who are famishing for glory. Now, what are the facts In regard to this emigration business? I havo just boon talking to a poor-law guardian of a union near Cahirciveen. He says that he is well acquainted witli the system of emigration. He is ono of the secretaries of the National League and spends much of his time in Dublin at present. He is "violently opposed to this depopulating system, (induing tho country of its best men, and leaving tho maimed, the halt and the blind to be oared for in the work houso." Ho tells mo that in August, 1 SSI, about forty tcuants and their families were evicted from the estate of Sir Rowland Wynn, uncle of Lord Hcadluy. They all went to tho work house. The law docs not allow relief to be given to a family who may not bo paupers, but who are just for tho procent out of work and barrou of resources. The whole family must go to the work houso. Thither these peoplo wont in August, 1881. Some little time after, when M times picked up," many of them wont back to their holdings. They wero not ablo, howevor, to meot the exorbitant ronti, and again they wero evicted and turned right out on the roadside. They again rosortcd to the workhouse. It is these peoplo that havo recently boen shipped away to New York by the Government. I have before me a tabular statement of tho rent as demanded by tho corporation of Cahirciveen, an endowed cstato of Trinity College, and the valuation, as ascertained by Government ofnoials. In scarcoly a single caso is the rent less than 250 por cent, moro than the Government valuation. I cito just a half doion taken at random : Rent, 22 10s., valuation, 9 15s.; rent, 1 4s., valuation, XI 15s.; rent, 16 10s., valuation, 0; root, 5 4s., valuation, 1 lis.; rent, 29 2s., valuation, 11 8s.; rent, 20 Os., valuation, 9 10s.; rent, 17 15s., valuation, 6 10s. These tenants, of course, by hundreds plead to be allowed to emigrate A VIOLENT MANIAC. He NinriNhctt Furnltare nnd Uses n Pistol With Fatal EtiTeot. Des Moines, July 11. A man who had apparently alightod from the Rock Island train going west, registered his name at the Morgan House, noar tho station, as Henry Soager, of Swans, N. Y. He paid for his rdoin, and wont thither at oneo. About 4:30 o'clock a boarder hoard the cry of murder, and onllod tho landlord The lattor hurriod to Soager's room, and found the door barricaded with tho bed. Seager fired a shot at tho landlord and ho fled. Othor shots wexo fired, ono Jof which carried off tho door-plate, and following in quick succession until tbirtctn had 'been firod through the door and wall, several of which scarred the wall across tho narrow hall. Boager then demolished the furniture of his' room, and did the same In sovoral adjoining rooms, and threw his noney, a considerable amount, into tho gathering orowd below. He then had a collision with a boarder named Joseph Holmes in a room at tho end of the hall, but breaking away from Holmes ho escaped to tho roofpf tho wing to the" building. Holmes followed, and while trying to grab Seager, he was felled by a blow from a bottle in the maniac's hand, a bad gash boing inflicted on his hoad. By this time five polioomen had reached the roof. A shot waa fired, whether by Holmes or Seager is not certain, but it took effect in ono of Soager's legs, and he partly fell. In staggering Seager fired again, aiming at the center of his forehead. He waa then overpowered and takon to tho City Hospital, where his wounds wero dressed. Scagor's skull was crushed by the ball aimed at bia forehead, and the bullet that entorod his thigh is thought by the doctors to havo entered his body. They consider his case fatal. Ho seems to bo t mochanic or laborer. Ills luggage consisted of a pair of shoes, and inside his hatband was written the naruo of Mary Frew. " THE SOUTHERN NEGRO. Thuy Aro tho GrojcHhopi 3Mlltatc AirniuHt Ills Advancement. New York, July 11. In conversation with tho Rt. Rov. J. W. Bockwith, Bishop of Georgia, now in tho city, ho said In regard to tho negroes of tho South : "Tho grciitest drawback," is to bo found upon tho rico plantations. Thcro tho grocs are the most wild, and thcro they are less susceptible to tho oivilizing influence of tho whites. The troublo thero is the At ovory cross-roads whoro thero is a plantation you will see a little shanty whoro whisky is dilponscd. There tho negroes who work hard for six days will spend all their woek's earnings for liquor. Thero thoy congrcgato all day Sunday, and it demoralizes them. As far as that is concornod, liquor is the great curse to civilization overywhero. I beliovo in controlling it by a system of high taxation. It is the host plan In tho world to control the traffic 1 havo studied tho question for years, and I am convinced that you can not stop men from drinking liquor when they want to drink it by prohibitory legislation. This has been proved. Hut tako away tno temptation as muoh na possible from tho young. Let them be taught to know tho valuo of abstaining from alcoholic liquor. Every timo that you oloso a saloon by high taxation on tho public streets you remove a temptation from tho young. I believo that thoso who havo grown old and aro addicted to tho cup will drink anyhow. Let then go on and burn up, but save the young by keeping tho temptation of tho streets from them. It is tho ouly way to fight tho traffic. We must let tho churh cot control of the young and thus guide them in the path of true temperance. We are doing vast good among the negroes through the churches in the South. The Methodists have a large institution in Georgia for educating colored preachers, and wo have a similar one in North Carolina. At the next Convention, tfcbe held in October, something will bo dono in this direction. The last of this month there will be a conference of Southern Episcopal Bishops at the Suwaneo University in Tennessee, to consider tho best methods to further the church among the negroes. 1 havo in my diocese threo or four moro church schools, two missions, and one parish; but my theory is that thero is not so much to b done through the parishes as in the schojls. There we- can get the young and educate thm. and get them divoraed fn m tho superstitions of the plantations." ROW IN THE NAVY YARD. A Naval Cnniniitmler 1'Incctl Under ArrfHt. Norfolk, Va., July 11. Thero is quite a breezo In naval circles here caused by tho arrest of Commander J. F. McGlensey, chiofof tho equipment and recruiting department of the Gosport Navy Yard, by Commodore W. K. Mayo, the commandant. It appears that previous to the election of last May, Commodore Mayo requested Commander MoGlenaoy to employ two colorod men Littleton Owena, a well known nogro Mahone politician of Princess Ann county and another nogro named Jordan as laborers in his department. Commander McGlensey demurred to the roquest and required a written order from Commodore Mayo beforo ho would employ Owons and Jordan. This Commodore Mayo issuod, and tho parties wero takon into tho yard. After this a roquest was made on Commander McGlensey by tne Commodore to surrender the order he had given to omploy Owens and Jordan. This request was refused by Commander McQlonsey as ho required tho order as a vouoher, because h's bureau in Washington had ordered no further expenditures for that month. Commodore Mayo went in person to Uorainanuor McGlensey's office and demanded tho original order, whioh was firmly refused, whereupon tho Cominodoro ordered Commander McGlensey to retire to his quarters and considor himself under arrest. Hero a rcmarkablo scene took place. Aftor recelvin tho order of arrest Commander Mcdlcnsoy went to his desk and commonced taking oat somo papers. Mayo ordered him to desist. Commander McGlcnsoy repliod that tho papers were his privato property, which he had a right to retain possession of. Tho then ordored a marino to seizo Commander McGlensey, whon tho latter warnod tho marino not to touohh him. Tho commandant of marines and officer of tho day wero eont for, and whon the lattor officer arrived and was informed by Commander McGlcnsoy that tho papers ho had taken from his desk woro his privato papers tho officer did not intorfore. Commander is now confined to his quarters. JIanlon and Roan' Umpire. Toronto, July 11. Hanlan and Ross havo mutually agrocd npon John Eustace, of tho AAJan.ta Boat Club of New York City, as tho referee in their raoe for the oham. pienship of the world on the St. Lawronce river, at Presoottand Qwensburg, on the l&th of July Both oar sea en aro doing hard vok in training, and in their practice nini are watched by admirincr orowi FROM BEYOND THE SEA. Detewayo Has Obtained a Victory at Lasti Cholera anil Starvation Hand In llaml A French Admiral Imprlnona an Enuliflh Consul-Other llltsh Jgllanded Mcaauroa lloturucd l'nu. pern. 3i"" MADAGASCAR. 3E?3 London, July 11. Mr. Gladstone announced in tho Houso of Parliament that ho had received a tologram from Madagascar, stating that tho Admiral in command of tho French llcot at that point had proclaimed a stato of slego and ordored the British Consul to quit the island insido of twenty-four hours. Tho Admiral then proceeded to place tho Consul Sccrotary under arrest. Thcso high-handed measures so excited the Consul th:$ ho was immediately stricken down and died. The Fronch Admiral has also stopped communication between vessels In port und avrivine, nnd ordered the flags of all foreign Consuls to bo hauled down, and Missionary Shaw to bo placod under arrest for communicating with tho enemy. Mr. Gladstone further Btated that his Government had already sent a communication totheFiench Govern, meut on this subject. AFRICA. London, July 11. Reports rccolvcd hers this morning from South Africa stato that a great battle has been fought between the forces of King Cotewayo and thoso of the powerful Chief Oham. Tho latter was takon prisoner. Cape Town, July 11. Tho Transvtal Volksraad has dismissed Jorrlssen from his post as Attorney Gcnoral. Alexaxdiua, July 11. Tho deaths resulting from cholera aro as follows : 52; Mansurah, 102, and Samanoud, 10. Tantah, 8. Alexanuria, July 11. A meeting of bankers and merchants wns held to consider the difficulties growing out of tho cholera opidemic. It was decided to appoint a committeo to appoal to tho Khedive for permission to allow provisions to pass tho cordon at Mansourah, whero tho people aro known to be starving. . ENGLAND. London. Jnly 11. Tho Rov. A. K. II. Boyd, D.D., Dean of Extcr, is dead. London, Jully 11. Although the Joint Committeo of the Houso of Lords and tho Commons rejected the Marquis of Lans-down's report in favor of a tunnel under tho English Channel, a majority of tho Committeo dilfercd so much rclntive to their reasons for voting against it that they refrain.from presenting uny collective statement of their views to Parliament. Pauper emigrants who returned to Ireland by order of the American authorities on tho steamer Furnessiu and Spain, were landed at Queonstown. All accounts agree in describing them as a wretched class of people. One family, consisting of a man and his wile and five children, wore lott lying on the wharf for three hours before the uihcials, who had uot been adviBcd of thoir coming, provided for their wants. ITALY. Rome, July 11. Tho Italian Government has directed the construction of two more monster ironclads, for the building of which contracts will bo mndo at ouce. FRANCE. Paris, July 11. In tho Chamber of Deputies M. Challcmel Lacour, tho condition of affairs in Cochin China being uudor discussion, said that tho Government was latiifiod with the situation, and that the number of troops at Tonquin was quite sufficient for present exigencies. Should fresh and unexpected difficulties arise, the Government would at once reconveno the Chambers, although thero was no likelihood that such a course would become ncocssary, for the French could have no other polioy on the Peninsula but to fight. It would be nccossary for Admiral Tudao to ocoupy the Tonquin Dolta at any cost, as a matter of precaution, and for the safoty both of the troops and the fleet, but the Government could positively say that it did not and never had intended to attempt tno of Annam. ' At Yankton, Dak., a hall storm dostroyed 5,000 acres of growing crops in Bon Hutchinson oounties. At Providenoo, R. I., Honry L. Kendall, a prominent business man and President of the National Exchango Bank, died aged seventy-eight. Robert Hare Powell, a leading operator In bituminous coal, and a well known manufacturer, diod suddenly at Saxton, Pa., aged fifty-seven years. At New York oortificateof incorporation of tho Underground Telograph Company was Clod. Capital Btook, 550,000, divided into 500 shares of S100 each. The flouring mills of J. A. Font, at FlemlngBburc, Ky.( woro destroyed by firo with a lorge quantity of wheat nnd flour in storo. The loss is about $15,000; unin. surod. John Kennedy, a Michigan farmer, was flcoocd out of 5900 by threo card monta men on tho Lako Shore road. Kennody had takon a carload of hogs to Buffalo and was robbod while roturning home. Robert A. Stewart, ono of Sholbyville'a (Ind.) most worthy citizens, eoparated from his wlfo some two weeks ago, and complained for dlToroe, alleging adultory as his ground for separation. An agreement has been arrived at between I.L de Lest epa and the Government of Great Britain, which providos for a new Suoi Canal parallel to the one now la existence; for a itduotion of canal dues and for Che appointment of an English surveyor of traffic.