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DAILY EVENING BULLETIN. VOL. 2 NO. 222. MAYSVILLE, KY., FKIDAY, AUGUST 10, 18S3. PRICE ONE CENT. ANTHER SO II Dr. Kiohardson's Soheme For Making the Great Leap. Ills Ingenious Queer Cuntrivmiro In Which lie Will Take to tho Witter IHh Calculation mul tlio l'oHslbllllloH of 1IU Crunk Who I Evidently Ilout on' JIUclilor to UliiiRcir. Washington, Aug. 9. Dr. Richardson, a Canadian gentleman of means, scientific attainments and inventive mind, resident in Washington, has invented u machine or device, by the aid of which lie proposes to go over Niagara Full Ho is enthusiastic and paoposes to accomplish the undertaking; without personal injury to himself. In conversation with an American Press reporter tlio Doctor said: 'I have ma do up my mind and shall make the trial within a month. 1 returned from Niagara nnd am more than ever convinced that I can go over the unhurt. If you have ever been at the falls you will remember that about half a mile above Gout Island there is a prominent bluHTon the Canadian Bide. It is about 150 foct high and is very ucurly perpendicular. One day last week I adjusted my apparatus and jumped ol My Eosition in descending was like this (the octor took hold of Ids little boy, midway between his head and his heels, and lifted him from the ground by way of illustration). I descended in a direct Hue. as iteadily and at about the Bame speed as an ordinary hotel elevator moves. Tlio water was only four feet deep at tlio base of tlio bluff, and 1 had no trouble in making a safe landing. " I use a silken bag, of eliptical form, even feet long and four feet through. This bag will retain gas like a balloon, und, in fact, it is a species of balloon. By I have ascertained how many cubic ' feet of gas it takes to allow me to sink through the air at u moderate velocity, and i huvo mude my baloon just large enough to servo the purpose. Oil the day 1 make the attempt 1 will inflate the bag with gas. confine it in a strong netting, which will be gathered as a balloon netting is gathered, ut the ring. The bog will be attached to a heavy leather belt four inches wide, which will bo fastened around my waist, largo pieces of cork resting , against either bide, and held into pluco by the same belt. The ring by which the balloon will bo fastened to me. or by which I will bo fastened to tho bulloon will bo just over the base of tho spine. hen the connection is made 1 will be ready to ) make , tho trial. Everything in readiness, I will be rowed to a point in the river near Goat Island, where 1 will ' jump overboard and float toward the falls." I "When I leach the edge of the rocks I over which tho waters fall, 1 will bo moving as rapidly us tho water, and as my body will bo very much lighter it will shoot right out into the air, and will descend live or six yards beyond tlio wall of water, as you describe it. When 1 reach the water below, I will float down io the 6pot where Captain Webb jumped in the other day, and strike out for tho Canadian fchore." "I have no wish to commit suicide, or take what 1 consider serious risks. - 1 do not intend to make u public announcement of the date of my trial, but I will know in a day or two when it will bo. 1 think it can bo done uud I will demonstrate the practicability of my scheme tho setting of August's last sun." That" Dr. Richardson is in dead earnest there is litlo doubt, and he Is bent on trying what will appear to the great mass of people as a foolhardy experiment. His movements from now until tho first of September will be watched with groat interest. A BOLD ROBBERY. A Dnrnlar Gets Away With and it Wutcb, Cincinnati, Aug. 9. An unknown person climed up on tho awning supports in front of Fred Heinsiue' saloon. 202 Elm street, and entered an open window in the second story into a room where Heinsius was asleep with his wife. lie took a pair of pants and vest belonging to IIciii6ius, containing nbout $400 caBh and a gold watch worth $75, , and escaped without awakening anybody. Tho loss was not discovered until 9:30 in tho morning, when Ilcinsius awoke. Tlio pants and vest were afterward found in the backyard of Blackwell's dry goods store, on Fifth street, where they had evidently been thrown by the thieves. Tlio money and watch weie gone. The imprint of two bare feet on tho window sill, mado by tho thief in climbing into the room, are tin. only traces ho left. A HORRIBLE VENGENCE. Tlio Urutul Conduct of a Tough Texas Gang. Waco, Tex., Aug. 0. A- horrible cutting afi'ray occurred near Martin Satnrdaj evening between Hope Bonnet, a former Deputy Sheriff, and throe other negroes. Tho affair originated in a quarrel in town over a woman, the three lattor swcaiiti' they would kill Bonnet boforo Sundav Providing themselves with now razors t!;i mounted their animals and followed IV l net, who was on his way homo. Ridin' up behind him they mado tho onslaugh Foster severed tho biceps of his left unr Bonnet jumped from his horse, follows by Foster and Bradshaw, who renew" their work with their razors while We! held their horses. After cashing him up t their satisfaction, they loft him for deaa Bennett was discovered and taken to Mai tin for treatment, and now lies at tho poir of death. Webb and Foster have been ir rested. Bradshaw is still at largo. B;i not reocived wour ds. BOUNCING MISSIONARIES. Summary Disposition or Two Cant tag MermM Tramp. Columbia, S. C, Aug. 9. Two seedy-looking, middle-aged men tramped into the town of Chester, Sunday, and registered at a hotel as "C. D. Robinson, Idaho Territory," and "Henry Millor, Utah Territory." Tho only baggago they carried was a grip-sack nnd an umbrella apiece. They were unobtrusive in their manner, but it was apparent from their conversation that they wore men of intelligence They did not indicate tlioir mission in any way until that night after supper, when they distributed among the guests oi thohoupo a pamphlet entitled. "Doctrines of tho Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints: Its Faith and Teachings. By Elder John Morgan." They stilted that they wore eldcra of tlio Mormon Church and that It was their desire tc preach in town tlio next night if they could get an audience. Tho news was soon spread on tho streets that two Mormon preachers wore in town, and considerable excitement prevailed for a time. The young men held a meeting, at which time a committee of three wus appointed, who forthwith waited upon tho Mormon apostles, informed them that tho climate of Chester did not agree with "Latter-Day Saints." nnd intimated to them in unmistakable terms that if they did not make themselves scarce around those parte within twelvo hours, thoy would be trcatod to a suit of tar and feathers. Before retiring that night Elders Robinson and Miller settled tlioir hotel bills, and in the gray dawn of the next morning they folded their gripsacks and umbrellas and silently stole away, counting the crossties on the railroad truck in the direction of North Carolina. These worthies have been operating in North Carolina for tho past year, during which time they havotuauo many converts, who have been sent out to Utah. This, however, was their first attempt at tlio Palmetto State. They have generally steered clear of towns, preaching their pernicious doctrines in the most benighted sections of tlio country, selecting the most ignorant and immoral classes for hearers, and conducting their meetings with great secrecy. TARRED AND FEATHERED. fitrikiis Testimonial or tlio Drift o( l'liulla Ncnlliuciit. Aldan y, N. Y.. Aug. 9. Tho villago of Castleton, situated on the Hudson, about seven miles below this city, was on Saturday tho scene of unusual excitement. Over 100 residents took outraged law into their own huiuis, and tarred and feathered ono Albert Voss. Vos-i, an educated German and a huitdsome man, four years ago, and became a boarder in the house of Henry Hotliuan, whom he had known in the old country. He obtained employment in the postal-card factory located at this point, while his host is a laborer in tho that line the river hank. Mrs. Hoffman is a handsome blonde, aged about thirty years, of good figure and gay in disposition. II us sober villagers thought there were improprieties between Voss and his handsome hostess toon after his advent to the household. Hoffman, n aurally stolid, hid no suspicion, or, having it, made no sign. Lust week Voss induced Mrs. Hoffman to leave her husband and children, and the guil y couple took up their residence in a house directly op-, p.wito tho deserted home. This excited the German villagers, and Thursday they visited thJ couple and warned Voss to leave town immediately. Voss and Mrs. Hoffman secretly returned to Hoffman's house, where Mrs. Hoffinan secreted him in tlio garret and ugain took up hor home with husband, who did not know that Voss was iu tho house. Saturday nigjit the outraged public proceeded tolloftman's ho.iso, and, being denied admission, forced an entrance. Voss was found, was covered with limo discovered in his hiding place, and after being marched to tho villago line was partially stripped and covered with tar and feathers. He fought desperately and stabbed two of his tormentors, but was finally subdued. Threats of hanging were mude aid a rope was evert procured, but cooler counsels prevailed, und the oflender was marched out of town and warned of sovore penalties in case- he should return. CONFEDERATE VETERANS. Their lleitnlon In Texas and Urn Featured. MKinley, Tex., Aim. 9. The second and last day of the Confederates reunion was oven a greater display than the first. Tho attendance was greatly increased, numbering 50,000. Tho speech of Genera Lewis was generally condemned by tho notables present, still it took with the crowd. Lewis was cheered to tho echo while speaking, and tho supposition is that tho cuthusinsm carried him beyond the bounds of discretion. Tho only thing out of the ordinary run was the speech ot General Cable, who declared England and America can never havo more than an unnatural friendship, while the American and purple clad are linked by hooks of steel, Ho hoped to live long enough to lead ox-confederates under tho stars and stripes in a contest against England. ,r OYOLONE. For eoveral years Prof. Douglas, of Aim Arbor univorsity, baa boon manufacturing cyclones. Ho floes it by buh ponding n largo copper plato by Billion cci'vIh. This plato ia charged heavily 'vitb oleotricity, which bangs down liko i, 1 we, underneath, nnd is rendered visible by tlio uso of arsonous acid gas, v. birth" gives it a green color. Tho f innation ia a miniature oyclono as an any started in tho clouds. It is funnol shaped, and whirls around Passing this plate over a table, tho oyolono snatches up copper cants, pons, pith balls, and other objects, and scatters them on all sides. JERSEY'S S ENS Aim il A. Mother and Child Saorifioed to a Superstition. riie Knrleka That Cmm nt Midnight From tho Tortnrrd Victim A MriinRO Colony of KiinnIkii Cannes ol tho Tragedy Death of tho Il(Ue Extraordinary Altai. Atiantic City, N. J., Aug. 0. No ono of tho horrors which occasionally crop out in tho interior of New Jersey has been more wrapped in mystery than the cremation of a woman and her two children, at 'istellville, six miles below May's Landing, tho county seat of Atlantic county, and eighteen miles from this place. The facts became known ut tins railway station at May's Landing, thirtvtdx hours after the tragedy had occurred. It took place in a settlement of thirty-seven families of llussiun Jews, who were colonized at u youT ago by General Rurbridge. From midnight Friday until Sunday morning the tortures of tlio mother and her daughter seem to have been hushed up among these people. A group of them apnea red at the depot with a wagon, in which lay the woman and the girl. Both were burned almost into unconsciousness, and it was developed that the purpose of their com patriots was to take them to u Philadelphia liospital, although none of the party would or could speak English. It finallv transpired that Friday midnight awful shrieks had been heard from the small cabin occupied bvtlio wife and children. Ivan the husband, hnd either deserted his familv, or wandered away in search of work. The cabin was found in flames, the six-year-old boy burned to an armless, legless "trunk, the mother rolling in agony in tho sand, the eight-year-old daughter crisped to unconsciousness. The mother was a beautiful young Jewess of 28 years of ago. Her long, black hair was smged over her shoulders, her eyes fixed iu a mad delirium. She would say nothing of the eau-sc of tho fire. The neighbors cannot or will give no explanation. There are Russian Jews from this colony now begging throAh this vicinity. Theirsilence is, in ome eases, more that of cunning than stupidity. One of them hints that the woman sacrificed herself, while another intimates that her neighbors were unfriendly. It seems that the people are many of them given oyer to degrading superstitious. Their belief in witches closely resembles the votidooism of tho African blacks. Mrs. Nilotowski was driven to desperation by hunger and thirst. She did not make her wants known to the outside inhabitants of Estellville, many of whom are humane and intelligent people, that being a very old Jersey settlement. The lat sacrifice to the demand of superstition, tlio phantom of hunger and desolation Nibtowski's serf ancestors has worshiped on the Russian Steppes, was tho cremation of tho wretched victims. During Saturday night tlio same terrible Hence was preserved by the mother. After lying on the hard bench in the railway station tor seven hours. Sun lay morning the littlo girl's tor' u red life went out. Tlio mother was removed t the house of a man named Smith .Speiuv, whew she lies at the joint of death. All ehorts to draw from lier any solution of the shadow overhanging the midnight burning seem This General Hurbiidge is said to bo the one whoso refusal of u Southerner's h.illenge in "Washington about a year ago excited such favorable newspaper comment. The colonists seem snittlcss and densely stupid. A SUSPICIOUS CRAFT. A .Schooner JLndeu With Ammunition and CStiMH. Richmond, Va., Aug. 9. Captain S. II. Dodd, of the schooner E. G. Irviu, arrived Saturday from Now York, and was arrested on a charge of attempted violation of tho neutrality law, tho vessel being ulso seized. The grounds for tlwc charge are that the vessel has on board, not to be unloaded hero, 150 carbines, pistols, cartridge boxes and ammunition in large quantities, two camion with wheels, axles, etc., all now. Tho information which led to the arrest of tho captain and seizure of the vessel was given by ono of tlio crow, who states that when tho schooner was off Hog Island she luy to and signaled for two days for some other vessel, which failed to put in an appearance. The captain then brought tho vessel to Richmond. Tho cose will bo investigated by the United States Commissioner, to which time Captain Dodd was bailed. PARMER'S TERRIBLE DEATH A Farm Hand tlorcd to Ioath Dy n FnrlotiH Hull. Atlantic Highlands, N. J., Aug. 9. Ex-Sheriff Thompson, of Mommouth county, N. J., who resides near tho Atlantic Highlands, is tho owner of noted cattle stock, which he keeps on his farm, among them a Derby bull. This animal has for a long time been a source of great troublo to tho farm hands. At times they wore unable to manage the beast Saturday Richard Canary, for many years in tho employ of tho ex-Sheriff, attempted to drive the bull into the Btable. It turned upon him, and. after chasing Canary around tins barnyard, (oaught him just as ho reached tho fence, the Lull's horns entering his left leg below the calf, and ripping it open up to the hip. At tho feume time it hurled Canary into tho air. Another workman ran up to help Canary, when the bull caught him and threw him over the fence. A third farm hand camo to tlio rescue with a pitchfork, when tho bull mado for him, but ho ran tho pitchfork into him, causing the bull to turn and seek shelter in the stables. Canary was picked up and carried into tho house, but died in great agony, BIG CROPS. Iowa' Wheat Yield tho III scent for Many Yearn. De9 Moines, Ia.. Aug. 9. The wheat yield is the largest known in this section for years. It was well headed, stood heavy, and was freo from rust. Some fanners near Norwalk, who have thrashed ay that it will uverage 20 to 25 bushels to the acre. Ono field of Winter wheat will make 30 bushels to the acre without any doubt. The oat crop is also as good as lias ever been known. Tho fear which for a long time was entertaineS by farmers as to corn has gradually been dispelled. After the early Bummer rains the corn was small, and it was with difficulty that tho rows couldV be distinguished from the weeds. Since that time the weeds have been cleared out, and now the corn is much higher than a man's head and has begun tassel ing. The stalks are largo and healthy, and many will bear two large cars. If the weather from now to maturity is favorable, it will make from 70 to 80 bushels to the acre. The above will apply to all parts of Iowa north of the flock Island Road. IS IT MURDER? riio Htnrtllnir Story Told Dy u .Small Boy. Philadelphia, Aug. 9. The death of 5abastian Appel, ngod fifty-one year', which occurred at his home on Lawrence street, was surrounded by such mysterious :ircumstanccs that tho Coroner ordered an tutopsy. and if necessary will have an analysis of the stomach made. Appel was a widower with six children, the oldest of whom Mary, aged twenty acted as housekeeper lor tho family. A son testified before the Coroner that some months ogo tho whole family was taken sick after eating pie made by his sister and that on Saturday two younger sisters wero sick at tho same time that his father was. Appel suffered 6evero pains in his stomach and died eight hours fter being takon ill. Noighbors stated that Appel and hi3 daughter Mary did not jet along well together and' that he had several times ordered her to leave tho house. TERRIBLE ABUSE. Extrnordluury Cruelly to a Helpless Little tilrl. Boston, Maps., Aug. 8. A pretty girl, now 15 years old, named Jennie llurding, who was taken by Mr3. Lucy I'yer, a widow, who keeps a boarding house, from the Little Wanderer's Home from Boston about eight years ugo, claimed that she liss been persistently abused nt times ever since. Her story is us follows: On Saturday last sho was ordered to bring down the lamps. She thought she had brought them alt, but it wa found that she had left some of them, and Mrs. I'yer asked her why she had not brought them all. She replied that she had, when Mrs. Pver struck her iu sho face, uud taking a poker from tho stove struck her with that, and then caught her by the hand and burned her arm in several places, one of the marks being five inches in length and half an inch wide. At one time she stripped her entirely nuked and tied her hands behind her with a clothes-line and her feet with a rag to a rocking chair, and kept her there all night. On Saturday last, after the burning, Jennie left the' house and walked up the railroad track to the house of a lady who brought her to the Siolice station, where her story was told, iho was kindly cared far. A warrant has been issued for Mr. layer's arrest, and she will be before tho court. GERMAN-MEXICAN TREATY. What tho Department of .State Olllcialu Have to Bay. "Wasiiinoton, Aim. 9. Officials nt the State Department deny any knowledge whutcver of u sensational story to the effect that the German empire had entered into an otTcnsivo and defensive alliance with tho Republic of Mexico; that if such a scheme was on foot that no information had been sent to tlio department by the United States Minister ut the City of Mexico, and that Mr. Morgan wus too vigilant to overlook such an important matter. If there had been any communication on the inbject it had been addressed to Secretary Frelinghuysen personally, but the letters did not appear among the archives of the department. Tho Secretary would undoubtedly have telegraphed stime instructions if 6iich a- story hod any foundation, and until he was heurd from it would be treated as idle goisip. m A 'Wife Mistaken for a Iliirclar. DirrnoiT, Mich., Aug. 9. At Grand Rapids, t. conductor on the Grand Rapids & Inland Railway, having received a visit by burglars ut his house on Monday night, was prepared for a second visit, and uwaited them in tlio kitchen. His wifo awakened by a noise on tho street, aroso and passed through tho room. Her husband, mistaking her for a burglar, fired, tho bull taking effect in her forehead and coming out noar tho right ear. She is alive, but unconscious, with slight hopes only of her recovery. RUNNING BIRD HANGED. Execution ot n 1'roinlnent Cherokee Indian. LiTTLn Rock. August 9. Running Bird, a Cherokee Indian, was hunged at Cherokee Nation, for the murder of Running Wator, another Indian, in Delaware District. Indian Nation, August 20, a year ago. Running Bird belonged to a reputable Indian family. lie was and courageous, ilo slow his victim, rton, in a moment of intonso passion, aving been goaded to desperation by tho taunts of his enemy. A bitter feeling had long existed between the men, and the fatal outcome of tho feeling was more than once predicted. Chief Bushyhead was appealed to in behalf of Running Bird, hut declined to interfere, and tho condemned expiated his crimo. SO ME STRANGE i CRANKS The Eomarkable Habits of a Family Near Omaha. in a Lonely Hondo The Mytdory or Who and What Tliey Method or Mvinif What Their Grocer nnd Doctor Say. Omaha, Aug. 9. For some timo past there have been rumors of a family residing on ono of the hills of South Omaha under remarkable circumitance, it being stated that they never left the house under any circumstances, und that they were cranky iu many other respects. A reporter investigated the matter and found that not only were tho roporw true, but that ciise even wore than it had been related. The family consists of the fa'her and mother and seven children. They reside in a ueut and ordinary looking cottage, which is somewhat isolated from its neighbors, being on a cros street as yet out sparsely built up. In this house the man und wife have lived alone for nearly ten ycaw, and all their children have been born here. More than that, thoy have never been permitted to sec tho "outside world ut all, and neither parents nor children have ever stirred outside of tho house except ut night, when they walk out iu tho dark of tho moon. They have dealt steadily for ten years with one grocer, who furnishes their supply of meat and fuel as well as of provisions, and it was from him that a poin'cr was obtained under promise of secrecy. Ho sends the supplies up in tho evening, and thoy are taken in through a window in the rear of the house, so that he has never seen any of the family. The bill is paid regularly onco a month, and there seems to bo no lack of money to support the family, who never kick about any bills. Another curious freak of this curious family is thut they k'ep a cofiin in tho house for each member of the family, and order a new ono as often us it is increased iu number. These collins are procured from some point in the East, and are all of the size for adults, so that they will bo large enough whether tho owner "dies at an earlv age or at maturity. They aro stored in the attic of the cottage, und are kept ready for use at all times. The physician who has attended tho family ut necessary periods has done so regularly ever since thoy began this curi ous life in Omaha, lie has never seen one of them, though he has ushered all tho children into tho world. He is us much mystified us any one, but us ho ulwuys receives a fee ot in gold for each visit, however trilling tho ailment, he is well satisfied to keep mum. The doors und windows of the residonce nro kept closed in the warmest weather, uud to tho neighbors and it seems to bo a vacant house. Vho the parties nro or what is meant by this living entombment issomething known to no one in tho city, and what secret cause exists for so unns'iul a way of living is a question to bo answered by speculation only, (nit it certainly is u hentlienisu i;t, which ought not to bo allowed to exist in i this enlightened era. About members of .tho distinguished party to accompany Rufus Hatch on his trip to the Yellowstone Purk, on Wednesday visited Ward's and Black-well's Islands, and Long Branch and Coney Island. Two young men, sons of Senators Geo. W. Allen and Donald Mclnnis, left Barrie, Out., in a bout Saturday for a camping ground four miles distant, on Kemperteldt Bay, and are not since heard from, and it is supposed wcro drowned. Tho Minneapolis millers, who met representatives of tho Northwestern roads to arrange for lower rates to the East because of ruinous terms by wny of Duluth, returned homo witliout accomplishing their purpose, Mrs. Fanny Spruguo, mother of ex-Governor Sprague, has accepted the oiler of tho Union Company which bought her homestead, to lease it to her during her lifo at $1 per year. Sho accepts upon the advice of Governor Butler, her counsel. In Hamburg, Pa., Wednesday night, Oscar Miller, aged eighteen, promonnding with Kate 'inhach, aged sixteen, proposed mar" Sho refused, und 1 seven barrel revolver into his own hcau, mouth and chest. Ho may recover. Bernard Phillins, a stock broker and prominent politician of Mnuch Chunk, Pa., is arrested, charged with the embezzlement of about S800, intrusted to him by J.CRuttcr, Presidcntof tho Minors' Bunk of Summit Hill. Ho was formerly recorder of deeds for Carbon county. New York dispatches say there is no change in tho telegraph war. Thero wa no cutting of wires since last report, and Western Union business is goin on smoothly. Tho strikers aro still confident of success, and exhibit no indication of weakening. It is now bolievcd that Rev. Emil Kar- , powski who was reported to have decamped of Kensington, 111., with several hundred dollars church funds, jhas been murdered. His railroad tickot and several small personal articles have been found in a thicket near Pullman, and thero aro evidences of astrugglo having taken place noar by. A firo in Brockton, Mass., originating in Hinkley's bowling alloy, in tho ccntor of a cluster of framo buildings, spread so rapidly that it was difficult to save any of tlio proporty. Sovoral families and a number of business firms wcro burned out. Tin -losses aggregato $35,000 ; insurance, $26,000. VolHey O. Barason, aged 20, wai arrested, cUgracd with sottfnc tho firo.