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r THE EVENING BULLETIN. VOLUME XIII. MAYSVELIiE, KY., SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 1894. NUMRBE 306. MlfrlHgli'JilfrlUftfrtyiiUl !.,' m bj LM&t I A BLOODY MASSACRE Thousands of Christians Have Been Slaughtered. TWENTY-FIVETOWNS DESTROYED A IJutchcry That Will Send a TlirlU of Horror Throughout tho Fntlro Civilized; World Ttao Moody AOuir Uolng Investi gated by British Officials Turkey Silent on tho Subject. London, Nov. 17. A dispatch to Tho Standard from Varna, Bulgaria, says that despito tho Turkish govorn niont's silence facts havo oozed out which leave no doubt that a massacre of Christians has occurred on as im portant soulo as tho butchery at Batak, Bulgaria, which sent a thrill of horror through tho civilized world. The troublo began with the refusal of tho Armouiaus to pay tax on tho plea, probably well founded, that tho frequent Kurdish raids havo impoverished thorn. A few troops that were sent to collect tho taxes were beaten. In tho mean time tho governor of Bitlis, Asiatic Tnrkoy, reported to the port that a seri ous revolt had broken out and obtained permission to sond all obtainable troops rd tho scono. Marshal Zeki Pasha, com mander of tho Fourth army corps, sta tioned at Erzingen, was ordered to pro seed thithor and direct operations. Bo fore this imposing array of regulars tho Armenians quietly submitted. Now comes tho horriblo part of tho story. Tho govornor of Bitlis resolved to mako an oxumplo in order to provont a repetition of the rovolt. Ho ordered tho troops to flro upon tho defenseless people. Tho order was oxecutod with alacrity. Tho soldiers only rosted from their labors when 25 villages were de stroyed; and thousands of their inhabit ants killed. Mr. Hallward, tho British consul at 'Van, proceeded to tho scono and then reported to tho British ambassador at Constantinople, who protested to tho porte. Tho sultan expressed horror at the crimo, uud ordorod an immediate report from Marshal Zeki, which ap pears to havo seriously involved tho governor of Bitlis. The latter, in solf defonso, nud as a moans of obtaining roveago, has formulated tho grave chargo against Mr. Hallward of having incited the Armenian. to rovolt. This matter is being investigated by British officials on tho spot. As tho St. Petersburg dispatch to Tho Standard says that ndvicos received thero from Tiflis aro to tho offect that Turkey is avenging its defeats around Sassun on tho peasants of the Shatakh district. Marshal Zeki, it is addod, has raided 11 villages and sent 150 of their inhabitants of both soxes loaded with chains to prison at Mush. Mr. Hall ward, tho British consul at Van, has arrived to investigate, but tho police proveutod the peasantry having access to him. MURDERED ON THE STREET. Two Brothers riclc Out Their Men and Shoot Them Down. Lula, Miss., Nov. 17. There was a pitched battle in tho main business street of Lula yesterday, as tho result of which two mon aro dead. J. W. Boyd and his brothor Boyd stood in a doorway until thoy saw J. W. O. Har man and A. H. Lawrence approaching on thoir way to dinner. Then tho brothers, each armed with a shotgun, stopped forth aud openod firo on tho others. Harman had time to draw his pistol and lirod twico at tho Boyds, but without offect. Each of tho brothers had his man picked out, and at tho first volley both of tho men fell. Tho elder Boyd mounted a horso and i ode away while the other escaped on foot. They sent word lator that thoy would surrendor to tho sheriff, but no one else. Tho tragedy is tho result of an old foud. Thoro had been bad blood botweou tho oldor Boyd and Harman for several mouths, and Thursday Har man beat Boyd soverely with a pistol. Harman was mayor of Lula. Lawrence was a jowoler, and J. W. Boyd is a plantation overseer. GEORGIA TO FOLLOW 'TILLMAN. A State Dispensary Law Advocated by LcgUlators. Atlanta, Nov. 17. Upon tho organi zation of tho present legislature Speaker Fleming appointed on tho tomporauco committeo mon who aro known as de termined enemies of tho liquor traf fic. Thoy nave resolved to report for adoption what is known aa tho Bush bill. This bill provide that it shall bo a f'olouy for any citizen of Qoorgia to engage in tho sale of liquor. In place of tho present mathod of soiling it is providod that thoro shall bo established in oaoh county a stato dispensary, su pervised by a disoroet man, who shall keep a record of all liquors cold. It is also provided that thoro shall bo a stato inspector, who shall test all liquors of fered for solo. This officer will bo olothod with tho inoro despotio right to enter upon property for purposes of investigation NO CAUSE FOR ALARM. Rolonel Oolt Not Worried About tho AVashlngton C. U. ACUIr. Columbus, O., Nov. 17. No intima tion as to tho courso of the Fayotto county officials with regard to tho rirob ablo arrest of Colonel Coit of tho Four teenth regiment had reoched'Columbns. Thoro is strong opposition among rho porsoual frionda and business and mili tary associates against permitting Col onel Coit to bo taken to Washington C. H. without a military escort. If a warrant of arrest is issued a large num ber of prominent citizens will immedi ately call upon Governor McKinloy and request that an escort bo provided. Governor McKinloy, however, takes a moro hopoful view of tho situation. Ho does not beliovo tho uocossity for such action will arise, aud inclines to the opinion that tho coronor, having renderod nis verdict, holding tho col onel aud sheriff responsible for the death of the rioters, tho matter will bo allowed to drop with tho publication of this finding. Tho governor will not decide upon a courso of proceduro until dofiuito stops aro taken by the authorities of Fayetto county, and then ho promises to act promptly, aa ho has declared that Cdl onol Coit shall be protected. Colouol Coit is quietly awaiting tho results, and ia couatautly surrounded by a number of his friends, who hope tho governor's surmises as to dropping tho caso will bo verified by subsequent events. AT WASHINGTON C. H. There Is No K.-icltcuicut Tlicro aud Colonel Colt Ik In No Danger. Washington C. H., Nov. 17. The verdict of Coronor Edwards, finding Colonol Coit and Sheriff Cook responsi ble for tho deaths of the riot victims, is creating little or no oxcitemeut hero. Colouol Coit claims to havo doue his duty while here. Corouer Ed war Is claims to havo done his duty in making his report, yet it would Keoin, from tho Columbus tolegrams, that tho militia is about to be sout hero to protect Colouol Coit from tho imaginary violonca of as peaceful a community as thoro ia m Ohio. This city and community aio and havo been quiet over since tho nnli tia left. It nover would havo become excited but for tho mouaco of tho presence of soldiery. There is, aud at all times has boon, a moro bitter teolmg against Sheriff Cook than against Coiouel Coit. The sheriff goes peacefully and safely about our town and county. Coit could do tho same. No ouo wants to mo'est him. Ho needs uo military escort. Tho board of trade of Columbus can ring off tho exchange. Tho First regiment need not remain under arms. Colonel Coit will not bo wanted hero until utter ho is indicted. Tho President's Coming Message. Washington, Nov. 17. President Cleveland's forthcoming message to congress will, it is said, bo tho longest ho has over writtou. Only two weexs remain in which to prepare it, and tho iutorvouing timo will be devoted assid uously to tho task. Tho work has not been begun yet, owing to tho delay in receiving tho annual reports of the cab iuot officers. While preparing it tho president will remain at Woodloy and dony himsolf to callers except thoco of ficers ho may summon from timo to time for consultation. Electricity on the Canal. Hamilton, O., Nov. 17. Another boat lino company was organized in this city and will be known aa tho Cin cinnati, Dayton and Frankliu Boat company. It will do a general trans portation business botwoon Cincinnati and Datyon. Electric motor or steam will bo adopted as tho motivo power. H. P. Douschor was olected president, O. V. Parrish vice president, D. W. Charles secretary and treasurer, and David Meucho general manager. Capi tal stock, $25,000. Killed by a Train. Coshocton? O., Nov. 17. Daniol Fair, commissioner of Coshocton coun ty, Newton Speokmau, county auditor, and a 10-year-old son of tho lattor wero attempting to drive over tho Panhandle railroad crossing hero yesterday even ing whou thoir buggy was struck by a train. Thoy wore hurled several foot, and Fair received injuries from -which ho died a few hours afterward. Speck man and his sou wero bruised but not fatally. A Mob Organizing. Massillon, O., Nov. i7. Ed Morgan, ouo of tho gang oharged with having outraged a woman at Piko Hun, and who was Bhot by Marshal Just, waa buried yesterday. At tho funeral Mor gan's father and brothor took an oath to kill Just, if eithor wero killed in tho at tempt. A mob has been organized te lynch Just, but as ydc uo loader ha? boon found to make tho start. An Indignant Faculty. Lexington, Ky , Nov. 17. Tlw faculty of tho Kentucky university are iudiguaut ovor a sousatioual dispatch in tho Louisvillo Post saying SOstudouta are seriously ill from drinking impuro water, and threo doaths havo ocourreu within tho post week. Thoro has been considerable typhoid fever in Lexington during tho past month, and nino col logo studouts at different times havo been ill, hue thoro havo boou no deaths among thom from fover. Another MurTVereP Out of the Way. Louisville, Nov. 17. Allen Prime, tho tiuuor, who attempted to kill his wife aud mother-in-law and shot his sister-in-law, Miss Jounio Lohmun, in tho baok, ou Tuesday afternoon, died at thd oity hospital yestorday. Prime novor regained consciousness. Miss Lehman is much iiuprovou and wil) Boon bo out JAMES M'COSH DEAD One of the Leading Educators of the Land Gone. AN EX-PRESIDENT OF PRINCETON. Ills Physicians Attributo Ilia Death to Heart Failure Induced by Old Ago-IIn Hull'ered No Fain and Was Conscious Up to tho Last Moment Brief Biography of Bis Life. Pihnceton, N. J., Nov. 17. Dr. James McCosh, tho venerable ox-prosi-dout of Prinooton university, and a leading educator of tho ago, departed this life at 10 o'clock last night. Ho had been conscious noarly all day aud diod in that condition. His son, Dr. Andrew J. McCosh; his daughters, Mrs. David Magie, and Mrs. Aloxauder Mnitland, and his wife, Mrs. Isabella McCosh, wero at his deathbed. Ho has Buffered no physical pain, and aside from weakness, brought ou by old ago, lias been in perfect health. Hia physi cians attributo his death to heart failure induced by old ago. Dli. JiMES M'C03n. James McCosh was born April 1, 1S11, In Ayrshire. Scotland. His curliest life was spout ou hi- father's Ayrshire farm, lie was educated .11 the Universities of Glus Kow and Edinburgh. In 1S.J5 ho was or dained a minister of tho Church of Scot luud. lu 1813 he took an active part a? a supporter of Dr. Thomas Chalmers In the disruption of the Church of Scotland, aud in "Htablhhing the Free Church of Scot land, being one of those who Ibdt their liv ings by this movement. During his residence iu Brechin ho mar ried Miss Isabella Guthrie, a niece of thu celebrated Edinburgh clergyman, Dr. Thomas Guthrie. During this pnstorago ho issued his first hook, "The Method of tho Divine Government, Physical and Moral," (Edinborough, 1850). Thiswoik laid tho foundation for his philosophical reputatiou. The following year he was called to take the professorship of ioic and metaphysics in Queen's college in Bel fast, aud remained there In this capacity until his removal to Princeton. In 1SC0 he was called to bo president of Princeton college, and entered upon his new duties In October of that year. Im portant as his labors in tho Old World laid been, his work iu Princeton was to ho more important. Tho college had suffered severely during tho civil war, aud waa iu a low condition. With characteristic energy Dr. McCosh at once set about securing ad ditional endowments, undgorganizing tho college with a view to large developments. Generous friends were ut hand and money was freely furnished. New build ings wero erected, old ones altered, the campus beautified, tho strongest professors ho could llud were called to tho chairs es tablished, the course of study was over hauled, elective studies wero introduced, fellowships wero founded, tho disclplinu of the Institution was put on a highor plane, and in general every part of the college was strengtheaed and enlarged. But the intellectual and moral part of the work was greater than tho material. Unsparing himself and strict in requir ing faithful perfoinianco of duty by others, he made the whole college move as one man. He was not only an administrator bub a great teacher. An assiduous lltej ary worker, writing his philosophy in a most attractive style, he poured forth paper after paper, and book after book. Passages In Ills 'Psychology" and '"Divine Govern ment" nre classic in tho excellence of their expression. Dr. McCosh resigned the presidency in 1868. Since then ho bus lived in the privacy of homo iu Princeton. Ills Inst public appearance of note was at the con gress of higher education at Chicago iu 180J. He was the most venerable aud 1m presslvo figure of that gatheilng. During the past summer his strength began to fail fast, and on his return to Princeton this full It was evident ho lmj not loug to live. An Old Newspaper Man Bead. Eaton, O., Nov. 17. William B. Tizzard. a prominent citizen of this place, who has been connected with the Eaton Rotristor for tho past 40 years, was strickeu with nouralgia of tho stomach and bowols Woduosday and diod nt his homo yestorday, aged 81. He Oct Three Years. MiLLBRSBUna, O., Nov. 17. Austin Metcalf, indicted for attempt to crimi nally assault Miss Hefllefingor near Londonvitlo, was tried boforo a jury and found guilty. Judge Niohols son toncod him Friday to throo years iu tho penitentiary. Jettisoned Coal. Milwaukee, Nov. 17. Tho stoamor Waltor H. Oados and consort San Diego, coal ladon for Chicago, aro ashoro at St. Frances, just south of this city. Tuga aro now engaged on tho wrecks. Their coal cargoes aro being jettisoned. DUN'S REVIEW OF TRADE. Gradual Improvement Appears In All Hrnuohos of IIiihIiich. New Youk, Nov. 17. R. G. Dun & Company's weokly rQvlow of trade says: In uoarly all branches of business gradual improvomout appears, and tho hopoful feeling observed last week con tinues. It will take timo to lift busi ness of its depression aud tho progress mado, if loss than tho sanguine expect ed, is at least encouraging. Tho decision to offer $50,000,000 bonds for roplenishmout of treasury reserve was, by bankers, generally approved. It is generally assumed that the bonds will bo taken at once. Tho effect is loss easy to anticipato, for tho formal an nouncement that after a genornl recon struction of rovonuo laws it is still found necessary to borrow touds toraiso doubt about financial provisions for tho future. The reported importation of gold from Loudou, with a loss on its face of $7,600 at tho present oxchaugo rates, is presumably meant to affect bond subscriptions. There have already been some withdrawals of- gold from tho treasury by redemption of notes to mako paymouta for bonds, and goods rather than gold aro likely to come f roin Europe. Resumption of work nnd iucreaso of working time havo beou more conspic uous in tho cotton industry than in others, but no increased demand for goods appears. For lluished products of iron tho de mand is, on the whole, narrower. At tho west thero was a little im provement. Manufacturers of woolens havo good orders for this timo of tho year, many still running mainly on such goods, but thoro is a gonoral fail ure of supplemental ordoro for spring goods. Sales of wool aro again smaller than last year. Speculative mavkots havo boon stimu lated in part by tho call for bonds and wheat has advanced 1 1-3 cents, corn 1 1-2 cents and cotton uoixtoenth. West ern wheat receipts in two weeks of No vember havo been 7,871,(571 bushels, ngaiust 12, IGG.SIiO last yoar. but Atl ia tic exports in two wcoks have boon only 1,029,55 bushels, against 1,770,0 i J last year. In October ovor half tho xports woro from tho Pucillc coast at loss than CO conts, so that the avorago for all ox ports was ouly 50.8 cents against G.fl last year. Corn receipts havo been less than half of la3t year's, with exports insig nificant. Tho cotton movemont continues largo, but sales wero made at only bM cents for two days hero, and at such price prolits are poor. Tho failuies of tho past weok havo been 270 in tho United States, against 232 last year, and 88 in Canada, against 80 last yoar. Killed His Landlady and Himself. Chicago, Nov. 17. J J. Higgins, au electrician, shot and killed Mrs. Kate McLaughlin, his landlady, and after ward shot himsolf through tho heud, dying almost instantly. Higgins had roomed at Mrs. McLaughlin's house for somo timo, and, falling bohiud in his rent, had beou threatened with ojoct mout. Last night he called tho woman into a bedroom, and, after a hard strug gle, throw her to tho floor and fired sev eral shots into hor body. After killing tho woman, Higgins loft tho house, but roturnod and was standing on tho sidowalk in front of tho plnco when ho heard the patrol wagon coming, and, rather than be arrostod, he sent u bullet through his head. Treasury Statement. Washington, Nov. 17. Tho cash bal ance in tho treasury yestorday waa $102,61)5,272; gold reserve, $01,784,4'12. Tho withdrawals of gold from tho sub treasury in Now York yesterday in ex change for legal tenders amounted to $(75,000. That tho gold was not with drawn for export is shown by tho fact that at yesterday's figures sterling ex change can bo had at a figure below tho cost of shipping tho coin. It is assumed theroforo that tho gold will be used in tho purchaso of bonds. Mail reports receivod yestorday show other with drawals aggregating $132,001, making u total for tho day of $1,007,001. a Beath of Francis A. Tcall. New York, Nov. 17. Francis A. Teall died yesterday in Bloorafleld, N. J., in his 78d year. He came to thia city in 1841, and worked at tho printing caso with Walt Whitman and soon bo camo a proofreader. Ho read tho orig inal proofs of Poe's "Raven" and "Tho Bolls." For somo time ho was on tho oditorinl staff of Tho American Whig Reviow, and ho actod as proofreader, contributor and associate editor of the "American Cyclopaedia." Ho waa ono of tho principal editors of the Century dictionary, haviug chargo of tho work at tho start. Forest Fires in Kentucky, Hopkinsville, Ky., Nov. 17. Tho forests around Northvillo, a station oust of this city, caught firo yesterday morn ing. A largo force of men aro at work fighting tho flainoa and trying to sup press them, but aa fast as they aro ex tinguished in one place they break out iu another. Tho largo tracts of timbor in tho northorn portion of thia county aro reported on firo also, and there ia but little water convenient for uso. Tho losses in foucing and barns will bo immonse. Tho flro originated from children playing with matches in tho dry leavoa. Dead Body Found. Fostouia, O., Nov. 17. The hair burnod body of a man, supposod to bo a tramp, was fouud near BloOmdalo, by threo tramps yestorday. A scrap of papor noar tho body containod tho norno S. W. Hokfe. Tho uiun was medium size, and about Uo years old. It iB re ported that tho dead man lived near Fort Seneca. TEMPERAHGB WORK. Tho National W. C. T. U. Con vention at Cleveland. THE FIRST DAY'S PROCEEDINGS. The Opening I.'xercUcs Comlstpil of a Nota bio Address by the President of tho Union, Mitt Frances K. Wlllard, and the Reports of the Other Officers Growth of tho Order. Cleveland, Nov. 17. Representative women from svery Btato and territory in tho Union, as well as from Canada, filled tho spaciou3 Musio Hall yestorday upon tho opening of tho twenty-first annual convontion of the National Woman's Christian Tomporanco union. Tho hall was elaborately decorated with tho national colors ' and appropriate mottoes, conspicuous among which, en veloped in somber cropo, was a portrait of Mrs. Mary A. Woodbridgo, tho na tional corresponding socrotary, who died somewhat suddenly in Chicago a few weeks since. When Miss Francca E. Willard ap peared upon tho platform of Music Hall and called tho assemblage to order, the delegates roso to their feet and applaud ed for several minutes. After this, they gave tho Chautauqua saluto three times over. It was tho first appearance of the noted tomperauce loader since her seri ous illness in England, and which at one time threatened to rosult fatally, and she was profoundly affected by the warmth of the greeting. Aftor the euthusiasm had subsided, tho convention was opened with the reading of tho Crusado psalm respous ivoly led by tho venerablo Mother Stew art, Miss Willard and Mrs. Eliza J. Thompson. Then tho audieuco joined in singing tho Crusado hymn "Rock of Ages," and, aftor prayer by tho Rov. Frauces E. Townloy, and tho rollcall of delegates, and tho appointment of com mittees, Miss Willard delivered her an nual address. Miss Willlard congratulated the im monse nudicuco upon tho fact that the organization had reachod its 21st birth day, and had lived out its eager youth, so that it stood ou tho threshold of maturo womanhood. At the convention in Clevoluud 20 years ago but half a dozen stato unions were roprosonted. Today thero aro more than 50, and tho single national union has extended to 49 uatious and provinces. Tho speaker then proceeded vith an elaborate re viow of tho progress of tho temperance, labor, woman's aud purity movomeuta in tho couutry in tho last two decades. Miss Willard concluded an address of noarly two hours' duration with a re sumo of tho prosent condition of tho or ganization. She said that it had mado a bottor showing in its aggregate membership and in tho gifts received, this year than tho lost, a remarkable token of tho vitality of tho movement in a poriod of niiequaled fiuauciid dopres sion. "Godspeed," she said, "tho fu ture of tho movomeut." Tho annual report of Mrs. Helen M. Barker, treasurer, showed receipts: Dues, $14,704.99; other contributions, $11,314.2(1; total, $20,019.25. Disburse ments, &20.8U8.07. Balance in trousury, $5,081. IS. Thero aro no outstanding bills. Tho receipts of the year woro iu excess of several previous years, and dues showed an increase in paid-up membership over last year. This was most encouraging, iu view of tho financial stross of tho year. Beside tho receipts shown by tho treasurer's books, assets to tho amount of $0,800 had beou donated in interest bearing notoa and stocks, but as thoy had uot boon con verted into cash, had not outored into account. The report of tho corresponding secre tary stated that while noarly all churches and missionary aud charitablo sociotios mourn a deficit in fiuanco and tho consequent crippling of thoir work, the Woman's Christian Temperance union conies to its annual mooting with increased membership. Every bill is paid and there ia a moro comforting balance in the trea8ury than any pre vious year hoa shown. The work in each stato is detailed. Tho results in Kentucky aro summed up in just five words: "Kentucky hoa dofoato'd Colouol Breckinridge." The report concludes aa follows: "We havo now a following of botwoon 400, 000 and 600,000. Including the nctivo oaidup membership of tho W's uud Y's, tho honorary member and tho Loyal Tomporanco logion, which is tho nursery of our organization." At the af tornoou eossiou the convon tion discussed tho relations of hoalth and heredity and sanitary and economic cookery to tho battlo against intemper ance, and reports woro mado from oaoh of tho departments of tho educational group concorning tho growth of total nbstinonco habits and sontimouts. At tho wolcoining meeting last night. Mayor Bleo spoko for tho city, and among tho spookors woro Mrs. Mary T. Burt of Now York, Mrs. Emma A. Cranmer of South Dakota, Mrs. Francos E. Boaubhamp of Kentucky, Mrs. Kate Stevenson of Massaohusotta and Mra. H. O. McCabo of Ohio. Found Her llody In a Grove. Canton, 0 Nov. 17. Rosa Riok Booker, agod U0, wifo of Charles, and mother of threo children, suicidod in a grovo noar this city Friday with lauda num and carbolio acid. Sho rotirod as usual the night boforo but stolo out of tho houso during the night, Despond ency bocauso of protracted illness was tho causo. Rov. AVlllIunis Itesplted. Athens Ga., Nor. 17. Aleo Wil liams, tho colored preacher, who was to have boon oxocntou Friday at Elberton, is respited for 80 days.