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Immense Volumes Pouring In From Its Tributaries. Every Precaution to Prevent the Im pending Disaster Being Made By the Government Breaks In the Levees on the Arkansas Side Considered Inevita ble Residents of the Tensas Basin Warned Flood Notes. New Orleans, March 14. A dispatch from Memphis Wednesday evening said: The flood outlook here to-day is more discouraging for the alluvial country titan at any previous time. All.the local streams from the Indian nation eastward are pouring out immense volumes of water, under the 'fluence of from two to three inches of rain during the past two days. Here the river level is twenty-six feet and one inch above low water mark, and within three inches of the highest on record. The St. Francis basin, opposite, is still dry, except in the low places, but the stream are full, and the backwater slowly encroaches upon the low ground. Levees on the Mississippi side, along the entire Yazoo front, still hold firm, and no danger is imminent at any point, as far as known. The vigilance of all inter ested it is expected will keep them intact, and save the 7,000 square miles in the delta from impending disaster. Government Aid. Secretary of War Proctor has tele graphed here to Capt. Seal's, of the en gineers, allotting $o0,000 for use in strengthening the levees in the Third and Fourth districts between here and the gulf. Boats and their crews and all other means in the hands of government authorities will be used to protect the levees and interests of the people. The boats are all now in commission. Every effort is now making by the government forces to stop the break at Sappington's, on the Arkansas, and as that crevasse is in slack water the chances are largely in favor of its early repair. The feeling, however, iB that the levees on the west side of the river and below the mouth of the Arkansas will be compelled to go down, and that the Tensas basin, with its 4,500 square miles, will be inundated. At Arkansas City. Wednesday at Arkansas City, below the mouth of the Arkansas, the river was six inches above the highest wafer ever known, and at Greenville, on the Mississippi side, it was a foot higher, but a feeling of security prevails in re gard to the levees on the Mississippi, as they are all high, firm and strong, and the outer river front is being carefully guarded. The river landings above here, hence to Cairo, are so covered with water that boats are unable to land except at a few places. Trains Runniug Through Water. The trains between here and Louis ville, at the Danville crossing of tho Ten nessee river, have been running through water for a mile or more on each side, and a few inches more of water will put out the fires in the locomotives. IN THE TENSAS BASIN. Residents Advised to Kemovo Stock and Property to the 11111a. Memphis, March 14. Advices from Granville, Miss., Wednesday said: The rainy wealther still continues. From 6 p. m. Tuesday to 3 o'clock Wednesday morning one and one-half Inch of rain fell here. The river has risen three inches, and now stands forty-three feet. At 3 p. m. Wednesday it was still raining. Arkansas Levees In Danger. Capt. Young, chief engineer of the government fleet here, has returned from an inspection tiip along the Ar kansas const, lie says that the levees on that side are in imminent danger, as it will be impossible for them to stand more than six inches of a rise, and from the volume of water which he expects in the next few days, it is out of the Question to think of saving that coantry rom an overflow. He requests your correspondent to make it known through your paper that he warns everybody who lives and has any interest in the adjacent bottoms and Tensas basin to prejare for the ineqitable, and move all their live stock and other movable prop erty to the front or hills. Every available craft of the govern ment fleet which is seaworthy is out in active service. Tlieir crews are doubled wherever practicable, and work goes on day and night. Three steamers, loaded with sacks and other relict" material, left here to-day. sent out by the levee board. Neither money nor pains are spared by them. Their only aim is to hold thofort. Many Weak Points. The steamer Morning Star arrived from Vicksburg this afternoon, and re ports no break from Arkansas City to Vicksburg on either side of the river, but there are a great many weak points on the west bank of the river which are expected to give way at any moment, especially so at Wilson's Point, Pecan Grove and Longwood, 1-a. In Imminent Danger. Gen. S. W. Ferguson, secretary of the levee board of this district, at 10 o'clock to-night informs us that the levees on the Arkansas side from Arkansas City to Columbus are in imminent danger, "and would warn and advise all people pro tected by that levee to take immediate stops to save their stock. He considers the levees on the Mississippi side as still safe. It is still raining steadily and a heavy wind is blowing. The Snpplngton Creva.se. Arkansas City, Ark., March 14. Wednesday night a crevasse was threat ened in the levee opposite the Eureka hofi'l. directly in front of town. The levee boKan to slido, and it required a long, hard struggle to save it. A large supply- of sand bags was on hand, how ever, and by using them lilierully the break was stopitd and the place strengthened. The crevasse at the Sappington Hoop is not growing. Capt. Tollinger. of the government service, is there with two pile drivers and a force of men, and lie hopes to 1 able to close tho crevasse en tirely. He lias rivoted the nuls so that it will not widen. The water H passing oil into tho bavoup back of and In-low town. It is barelv possible th.it unless there should be other breaks the water is as high in tow a as it will be. From Clay and Hoggs I ayous it is passing into the Bayou Mason and on into Louisiana. Capt. Wells, president of the Tensas levee district, arrived to-day. ,He ex presses the opinion that Tensas basin will not be submerged from the Sapping ton crevasse. Wednesday morning the guage marked forty-seven and eight-tenths feet, seven tenth above high water mark. SITUATION AT CAIRO. Several Railroads Shut Out of the City by the High Water. St. Louis, March 14. A dispatch from Cairo Wednesday said: River forty-nine feet, and still rising slowly. Weather cloudy and turning cold. There have been no trains arrived for the past two days over the Iron Mountain or St. IiOuis", Arkansas and Texas roads, tracks being overflowed for several miles from Bird's Point south in Missouri. The Illinois Central has not had a train in from the north since yes terday afternoon on account of the wash out in Ullin. The Mobile and Ohio are still shut off from Cairo north on account of the landslides at the old tunnel near Jonesboro, and Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis are in the same condition on account of the washout at Vienna. The Illinois Central and Cleve land, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis expect to get in running order by to morrow. The Mobile and Ohio'and Illinois Cen tral are sending trains out from here south regularly. The reports from above on the Ohio and Mississippi rivers are not so encouraging to-day, yet it is the general opinion that the river will not go over fifty-one feet. This will be one foot and three-tenths lower than the high water of 1882. There has been no fear expressed so far as to the safety of the levees, and business in this city continues the same as usual. The surrounding country is all under water, but no loss of life or suffering has been reported. THE TAULBEE INQUEST. Ex-Doorkeeper Donelson the Only Kye Witness to Testify. Washington, March 14. The Tauibee fesrrtest began at 3 o'clock Wednesday c'tw noon at the Sixth precinct station house, where Kincaid was confined when first arrested. Ex-Doorkeeper Samuel Donelson was the first witness called, and related how on Feb. 28 last, he met Tauibee near the south steps of the capitol that go down out of the ladies' entrance on the house of repre sentatives side of the structure. Tauibee was coming out of an adjoining com mittee room, and on coming toward Donelson said he wanted to see him. Thereupon they walked together, and when they had descended toward the lower floor two or three steps, Tauibee stopped and said: "Sain, what did you want of me?" Suddenly on the landing in the rear of Tauibee a voice was heard to say: "You can see me now," followed an instant later by a pistol shot. "Tauibee cried out, 'Oh!' and sank down. I exclaimed: -'Judge, for God's sake don't fire again!' and Kincaid de sisted. 1 had previously seen Kincaid standing just in front of the.ladies' room of the house. Neither Kincaid nor Taui bee mentioned the name of the other in my presence. I had an appointment with Tauibee. When I met him he did not appear nervous or apprehensive of any danger, and he turned but once when descending the stairway." Mr. Donelson was the only eye-witness to the shooting placed on the wit ness stand. In fact, with the exception of Kincaid, he is the only one that can give an accurate account of the affair. Several other witnesses testified, but their testimony was of no positive im portance, except that of the officer who arrested Kincaid. He testified that Kin caid's pistol was at full cock when he arrested him. The jury then retired, and in a few minutes "returned a verdict, in which they found that Mr. Tauibee came to his death "from a pistol wound, the pistol being held in the hand of Charles Kin caid, in tho United States capitol build ing, on Feb. 28, ISfO." The Murderer. Kincaid is stil confined in the Twelfth Street police station. Ho received sev eral callers Wednesday, and his health is slightly improved. He spent the greater portion of the day in writing letters. The Funeral. Funeral services over the remains took place at 10 o'clock Thursday, at the un dertaker's establishment. The Kentucky delegation acted as pallbearers. A large number of congressmen were present. The remains were taken to Kentucky over the Chesapeake and Ohio railroad. TO THE SUNNY SOUTH Goes Mrs. Harrison and a Number of Relatives and Friends. Washington, March 14. Postmaster General Wanamaker decided at the last moment not to accompany Mrs. Harri son, Mrs. Wanamaker and their party on their southern trip Thursday. The party, consisting of Mrs. Harrison, Mrs. Wanamaker and Miss Wanamaker, Mr. and Mrs. Russell Harrison, Mrs. Wilson, of Philadelphia; Miss Robinson, of New York, and Mr. Hammond, of Trenton, N. J., left the city at 11 o'clock for St Augustine, Fla. Juvenile Tobacco Users Indignant. Richmond, Va., March 14. There is a little rebellion among the masculine youth of the "Old Dominion." The last legislature passed a bill making it a mis demeanor to sell tobacco, cigars or cigarettes to children under 17 years of age without the consent of their parents, hence the little fellows who have been in the habit of smoking and chewing can not get the weed without much trouble. The law, which has just gone into force, will largely affect the cigarette interests of Virginia towns and cities. The boys say they will do the best they can to obstruct the operations of the law for their own benefit Killed by Kindness. Maysyille, Ky., March 14. T. J. Reigart, special pension examiner, has been in this locality about a year, and some of liis friends gave him a private banquet Wednesday night. They sat down to the table about 10 o'clock. The first bite of steak Reigart took lodged in his throat, killing him in about ten min utes. His home is in Washington, and he leaves a family. A Very Deliberate Suicide. Bradford, Vt, March 14. Wedne dv Alpheus P. Barter, aged 50, a har nessmaker. committed suicide. He f;it-ned a ride in the vise in his shop . , -t , Tl.n I. fl nun nreu it nn , passed through two partitions into a wall beyond. No cause is assigned for the act,' BLAINE S VIEWS Regarding the Acquisition More Land from Mexico. of Our National Faith Pledged Against the Policy. No Hope of Arlsona Securing the Coveted Deep Water Port on the Gulf of Call fornia Ily Mexico Codlug to the United States Sufficient Territory for That Purpose. Washington, Maroh 14. Senator Sherman Wednesday, in asking the sen ate to discharge the committee on for eign relations from further considera tion of and to lay on the table a memo rial of the legislative assembly of the territory of Arizona, praying the presi dent and congress to enter into a negoti ation with the Republic of Mexico for the cession of sufficient territory adjoin ing Arizona on the southern boundary to secure a deep water port upon the Gulf of California, which would afford an outlet for the products of the terri tory, laid before the senate some very interesting documents of a diplomatic character. Senator Sherman, as chairman of the committee, referred the memorial to Secretary Blaine with a request for his opinion with regard to it, and this is the secretary s reply: "Responding to your personal request for my views in regard to this petition, I beg leave to say that I can discern no hopeful prospect of any negotiation being successfully conducted with Mex ico at the present time, even toward the limited object in view. The temper of the statesmen and people of Mexico has been only recently manifested with re gard to the alienation of any part of the National territory, by the prominence given in ceitain circles on the Pacific coast to a movement for the acquisition of all or a part of Lower California by purchase. For the information of your committee l transmit herewith a copy or a memorandum prepared by the Mexi can minister of a conversation which he had with me on this subject on June 6 last, together with Senor Mariscal's memorandum of May 20, 1889, of which Mr. Romero gave me a copy. I hold, unhesitatingly, that the govern ment of the United States is precluded by obligations of traditional good faith from approaching the government of Mexico with a view to acquiring any part of Mexican territory, and I equally believe that no administration of Mexico could face the manifestations of Na tional sentiment that would certainly at tend any indication of a disposition to intringe the provisions of the Mexican constitution, which withhold from the government the power to cede Mexi can soil. "Moreover, even did the subject prom ise a favorable negotiation, the petition fails to set forth the proposition m suffi cient detail. The northern and eastern shore of the Gulf of California does not appear to offer a deep-water port until Liberted (Lobes) is reached, some 200 miles from the delta of the Colorado, and the country between that coast and the present southern limit of Arizona is broken and appears ill-adapted to be a highway of intercourse. Guaymas and the Sonora railroad running thence to Nogales constitute the present channel of outlet from Arizona to the Gulf of California." Then follows a translation of the memorandum which Senor Mariscal, the Mexican minister for foreign affairs, under date of May 20, 182W, sent to Senor Romero, the Mexican minister to the United States, and which the latter, under instructions, laid before Secretary Blaine, as stated in the secretary's letter to Senator Sherman. The memorandum prepared by Min ister Romero of the conversation had with Secretary Blaine in June last, on the occasion of the presentation of the communication of Senor Mariscal, after stating that at the secretary's request the minister left with him the Spanish text and the English translation of Senor Mariscal's note, says: "The secretary of state then informed the minister that his personal views and those of tho United States government with respect to the annexation of Mexican territory were expressed in his note to Mr. Morgan, the United States minister at Mexico, dated June 1. 1881, and which was published in the diplomatic corre spondence appended to the president's message of that year. He added that the United States government did not think even remotely of acquiring any jiortion of Mexican territory, and that it would not support any project having such an object in viow, as tho United States had all the territory that they required for their progress and welfare, and desired no more. "The secretary of state further stated that the United States government could not prevent the newspapers or the citi zens of this country from saying what they pleased on that or any other sub ject; but as regarded the acquisition of Mexican territory by the United States, he felt certain that the statesments made were of no importance whatever, since public opinion did not favor further ac quisitions, and that, even if any other administration should favor them, he thought that it would meet with no sup port m the country for such a design. "In conclusion the secretary of state promised the Mexican minister that he would reply in writing to the note of the minister of foreign relations of Mexico, which had been read to him by tho min ister of that republic." Two Murderers Lynched. Hunter Springs, W. Va., March 14. A courier from Princeton brings news that Bell Allen anil Wither Irving, both colored, charged with the murder of Constable Belcher, were taken from tho Mercer county jail by a mob Saturday night and shot to death. Both were notorious desperadoes, and had killed three men before the Belcher murder. It is likely that Oscar Falks, another colored murderer, who killed a man over in Tazewell county, Va., in No vember, lias shared the fate of Allen and Irving. Revolt in a Mississippi College. Columbus, Miss., March 14. There is a revolt in the Mississippi industrial in stitute and female college against Pro fessor Coeke, the president Two huu dred of the students and a number of teachers have left the institution, and have sent a communication to Governor Stone asking him to investigate the methods of Professor Coeke, whom they charge with being incompetent and in other respects unfitted for the position. TO EXPLORE ALASKA. Frank Leslie's and Judge Will Send au Expedition This Summer. Nkw York, March 14. An expedition is now being organized in this city to add to th3 geographical knowledge of the world facts about Alaska. The Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper and Judge Publishing company is at the head of the scheme, and is now making the necessary preparations for equipping the expedition suitably, ihe primary object of this search for information is to penetrate the country lying between the Copper and Yukon rivers, in central Alaska, a stretch of many thousands of square miles never yet trod by a white man. E. H. Wells, a western newspaper writer, will be at the head ot the expe dition. His experience consists of a campaign last summer in which he trav eled 2,000 miles in the wilds of uie Brit ish Northwest territory. He has also mapped out for the United States gov ernment a number of rivers in central Alaska and previously unknown. An other member of the expedition will be Alfred a. bchanz, formerly assistant as tronomer of Allegheny observatory, and for the last three years a New York newspaper man. The officers of the United States coast and geodetic survey at Washington are interested in the plans for the explora tions and will give an possible assistance. Superintendent Mendenhall, of the sur vey, will provide transportation for the party on tiie government steamer Pat terson as far as Uhukat, Alaska. JUSTICE METED OUT To a Sioux Indian Who Bad Killed an Old Squaw Cremated. Pierre, S. Dak., March 14. Sum mary and terrible punishment was meted out to Dirty Foot, a Sioux buck. who attempted murder at a camp on the Bad river Wednesday. Dirty Foot got possession of some whisky at Fort Pierre ana upon arriving at camp got drunk. Goine to his tepee he found a sauaw known as "Old Sal," and he picked up an ax and struck her on the forehead, cracking her skull, A crowd soon gathered, and Dirty Foot was caught and thrown into a fire in the center of the circle of tepees, and when he tried to escape was thrown back until he was burned almost to a crisp. IS IT SPOTTED FEVER T The Mysterious and Deadly Malady in Jeft'erson County, Temi. Nashville, Tenn., March 14. A mys terious malady is prevailing in Jeffersou county, and many people believe it to be genuine spotted fever. The contagion lias broken out in Carson college and students are leaving. Four deaths have occurred within the past week. There is much excitement for fear the epi demic may become general. The bodies of patients are covered with white and black blotches the size of a silver dollar. GAUDAUR WINS. He Defeats Hamm, Hosmer and Ten Eyck in a Three Mile Scull Race. Sanford, Fla., March 14. In a three mile single scull race, which took place here Wednesday, Gaudaur won in 20 minutes 28 seconds, beating Ten Eyck, Hamm and Hosmer. In the one mile race Gaudaur was first in 6 minutes 9 seconds, and Hamm was second in 0 minutes 11 seconds, The water was rough. A Schoolboy Arrested for Counterfeiting. Danville, III.. March 14. Leich Ottie Fisher, 17 years old, of girlish features and Lord l auntleroy hair, was arrested at Georgetown Tuesday night for counterfeiting. Dies of his own manufacture for making dollars and nickels wore found in his possession, also a lot of unfinished coin. A warrant is out for W. I. Kester's arrest, whom be charges with being a confederate. Fisher attends hie-h school at Gooree- town, ranking high in scholarship. He is a son ot ir. W ilson Usher, a well known, respectable physician. Mrs. Harrison Aided Him. Parkerspuko, W. Va., March 14. F. C. Mason, a disabled veteran soldier of this county, has just obtained a pension in a peculiar way. Mason has been try ing for years to have his case pushed. He recently wrote to Mrs. Harrison stat ing his situation, and in a few days he received a reply giving him directions as to where to make his appeal As a re sult of the first lady's advice, Mason is now enjoying the pension. Toot Heard From. Grand Rapids, Mich., March 14. The mvBtery surrounding the strange disap pearance of Clarence J. Toot, the missing United States Express company's cash ier at this place, is cleared up. Wednes day Toot's father received a letter from his son, written at sea, and mailed at Lisbon. Clearence says he is coming home to receive punishment. He ex plains his action as a crazy freak. Saw Ills Wire Burn to Death. Purt Huron, Mich., March 14. Mrs. D. C. Carlisle, an aged lady living near Marysville, while fixing the fire, Sunday, ignited her clothing in some way. She fainted and the clothing was burned from her body. She died Monday. Her husband was the only other occupant of tho house and was a witness of the whole occurrence, but was powerless to help her, as he is a paralytic. Mlssonrl's New State Treasurer. Jefferson City, Mo., March 1.4. Governor Francis haa appointed Lou V. Stephens, of Boonville, state treasurer. His bond is said to represent at least 53,500,000, and he has assumed control, accepting the report of the investigating comniitU on the true condition of the office. The resignation of Treasurer Poland has not yet been formally ac- repted by the governor. Strike at au Iron Mine. Ashland, Wis., March 14. The great Lorris iron mine is idle. Its 1,000 em ployes have struck. The tramway men struck Tuesday for higher wages, and Wednesday the miners refused to send an ounce of ore to any tramway men except those on strike. Uoth sides are determined, and the light seems destined to l a long one. Most of the strikers are foreigners. Village leveled by a Cyclone. Fort Smith, Ark., March. 14. A cy clone struck the village of Excelsior, fift-en miles south of here, early Tues day morning, demolishing every house in the place. No one was killed, though Ki-pn ir f'iirht were hflveridr iniurnd. A mother and three children were blown fifiy feet and left uninjured. Two stores and a tine mill and gin were de- Uioliatisd, KILLED IN BATTLE One Thousand of the Warriors of the Ktag of Dahomey. The King and His Female War riors Retire to Lama, Fearing to Attack the French at Golo mey The Remainder Remains to Erect Fortifications The Czar Being Criti cised for Persecuting the Morganatse Wife of His Father Foreign. Paris, March 14. It is officially an nounced that the King of Dahomey, ac companied by his female warriors, has retired to Lama, after remaining at Golomey four days, and not daring to attack the French posts. The rest of his ' army remains at Golomey, where it is erecting fortifications. During the cam paign 1,000 Dohoraians, including a fe male general, were killed. It is stated that the French captives taken by the Dahomians are safe at Whydah. The Siecle makes the announcement that the government has determined to occupy the Dahomian province of Why dah, on the African slave coast. SCORING THECZAR. Criticised far Persecuting His Father's Morganatic Wife. London, March 14. The Czar of Rus sia is very unpleasantly reflected upon by the continental journals for the per secution of the Princess Dolgorouki, the morganatic wife of his late father. One of his first acts on ascending the throne was to banish her and her children, and during his lifetime they will new be allowed to return to Russia. v Now ho has practically confiscated her property in the country by purchas ing it at about a quarter of its value, and as meanness in money matters nat urally attracts attention when a sov ereign is the party to display excep tional parsimony comments have been unsparing, particularly in Germany where the Russian minister has pro tested against the animadversions. Charged With Treason. London, March 14. News from Johannesburg, in the Transvaal, is to the effect that three persons who had par ticipated in the recent anti-government demonstration, and in the hauling down of the flag of the republic have been sent to Peetoria on a charge of treason. As a consequence great excitenieut prevails throughout the republic. Antl-Engllsh Feeling Subsiding. Oporto, March 14. The leiigue which was formed here by students for tho avowed purpose of assaulting Mr. Glynn Petre, the British minister, has been abandoned. The anti-English feeling is subsiding. Foreign Motes. Five thousand miners at Nottingham have struck for an increase of wages. In the house of commons the Irish land tenure bill was rejected by a vote of 231 to 17t. The Portuguese government is about to issue a decree restricting the liberty of the prats. Germany will shortly notify the powers that Bhe has taken the islands of Manila and Patta under her protection. The Prince of Wales will leave London for Berlin on next Wednesday, Ho will remain the guest of the emperor a week. The London Dally News states that the expenses of the Parnelhtes' defense before the commission of Inquiry amounted to JtJT.OOO. By a vote of 73 to S3 the Roumanian cham ber of deputies has rejected a motion ex pressive of a lack of confidence in the gov ernment as a consequence of its appointment of state officers. A boy named Hank in, who was bitten by a rabid animal some time ago, and who was subjected to a course of auti-inbio inocula tions by Professor Pasteur, of Paris, has just died at I'oleraine of hydrophobia. The Topolo Romono has a London tele gram stating that the Marquis of Bute will be president of the Anglo-Roman Catholic bank. The central office will be In London, and there will be branches in a number of cities. Advices from Teheran state that influenza Is raging with great severity and increasing virulence. A daily average of seventy deaths from the disease is reported. Several mem bers of the shah's family are prostrocted with the malady. The German minister of war has ordered that the working hours of the men em ployed In the gun factories and other mili tary works at Spandau be reduced to ten hours a day. Heretofore the men have worked thirteen hours. Mwanga, king of Uganda, who has ac cepted Christianity, is the man who used to have a few wives slaughtered before break fast now and then. He has afso killed a numlier of missionaries. His reformation gives civilization a great boost in Africa. The court at Wadowice, Austria, has sen tenced two of the emigrant Swindlers to four and one-half years' imprisonment at hard labor. The others received sentences of from one to four years at hard labor. The public prosecutor appealed on the ground that sen tences were inadequate. A return has just been issued showing that 413,840 English ladies are entitled to vote in county council contests, this number Includ ing 05,H11 women voters in London alone. In municipal elections the total number of ladios entitled to a vote in boroughs of Eng land and Wales is 343,448. THE OHIO AND NORTHWESTERN Purchased by the Philadelphia Invest ment Company. Cincinnati, March 14. The Ohio and Northwestern railroad, running from Cincinnati to Portsmouth, was sold Thursday morning by United States Marslial Simmonds for !KH),0O0 to the Philadelphia Investment company. The road is the old Cincinnati and Eastern, and had two mortgages on it. The judgmenU upon which the sale was ordered were obtained by bondholders for defaulted interest snd bonns nf the old Cincinnati and Eastern, and aggre gated I170.0IK). The Philadelphia com pany was trustee, and was the only bid der, the court fixing the minimum ac ceptable bid at $300,000. Convicted of Fatrir.idw. Athens. O.. March 14. John Hunley. aged 21, has been convicted of murder in the second deirree in court hnm for the homicide of his father, Ji.seph Hun ley, by striking him on the head with a club, at tlieir home, near Nelsonville, ou the ith of January last.