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t ii eaf-Chro any acco VOL. 2. NO. 145. CLARKSVILLE. TENN., THURSDAY EVENING, AUGUST 14,1800. FIFTEEN CENTS A WEEK; ob mc n V 4 SPECIAL mm -IN- LOTHING. Everybody cordially invited. Rospectfulty, Blobli Brotlx rs. FEtANKLIN BANE. Franklin Street ' - Clarsuile, Tenn. BUYS AND SELLS EXCHANGE -r-T.v""- New York, Memphis, Now Orlaans, Cincinnati, Louisville, Nashville, Saint Louis, and AlTAccjcsible Pointi PROMPT ATTENTION PAID TO COLLECTION K. II. POJNIHXTFJt, Cashier. 3 fpocitil prices on Carpets, Matting, Oil Cloth, Hugs mid Art S!mrcs. K. (Hick in t ho host, place to buy a. good lifting Corbet, Aiuerk'M m or Krone!) make. Prices very reasonable. I nm nevnt. lor the Kiireka hIu rt . I noil tlioni at f9 cents, 7.r cents iiikI sfl.00. The best sliirt in (lie market lor the money. I will well Stiinnior Underwear at less tlian cost. Call anil see goods and prices. Now is the time to buy Clothing. I will Hell you clothing at astonishing low prices, as I need ,niore room for my fall utoek. I liave made a general reduction in Dry floods, Shoes, Trunks, Hats, Notions "etc. Very good largo Croquet (guilts sold at 1.-5 reduced to !" cents. VtuiJ will buy if you see them. 1 ctni. rahlnet Work of all kinK Coiiiphte Outfits for Store and Btiktato fr Address ATLANTA SHOW CO., Atlanta, 6a. PRINTING! DR1T GOODS, CABPETS, SHOES & SLIPPERS Kb wsy jhV-l FINE SHOW GASES . Lcv--t rxcx:3.-. Also Wall ntxl Pri soription coses, Ccdat (. lu sts, Parbcr Turn dine, Jewelry Trays Of every description tlono al (lie Toiiaiih' I, K.AK Job Office in In-st stylo. TEA OR NAY? Is the (Strike on the New York Central liailroad Over? The Company and Men Differ in Their Views. The Striken Say the Whole Koad Wl'l Itu Tli-il t'p Within a Week Tho Organ (if the Knight. Hiiiiik I'p the AllHir Mr. Webb llelil Responsible A Statement from the Knight Labor Ncivs. New Yoiik, Aug. 14. The officials of the Now York Central railroad an nounce that tho strike is over, and from indications it would seem that such is tho case. On tho other hand, the strikers insist on saying that in less than a week the business of the entire road will be at a standstill, as by that time they think tho passenger and freight traffic of tho road will bo completely tied iin. The state militia is still being held in readinef.s at several point- along the lino to suppress any disturbance that should take place, although none is likely to occur from present indica tions. At the Grand Central. At the Grand Central depot tho offi cials said Wednesday morning that the trains were coming in with more regu larity than luesday. Everything was qniot around the depot, and no acts of violence by tho striking Knights of Labor were reported. NOT BROKEN. Switchmen ami ltrakcmeii of the -Delaware anil H udson Go Out. Albany, Aug. 14. Tho news of tho breaking of the strike sent out from New York received a knock in the h'jad nt noon Wednesday when the switch men and brakemen of tho Delaware and Hudson Canal company went out on n strike. All of tho branches of the road aro tied np. The Delaware and Hudson is the only route north of the West' Shore and Pennsylvania roads, and this prac tically cuts off communication with Canada and northern New York, such places as Saratoga, Lake George and the Adirondack's. Tho men wero ordered to strike be cause the road took freight and cars be longing to the Central up to Troy, and transferred thein to Troy and Schenec tady over to tho New York Central. The st rikers are jubilant at the addition to their ranks. MR. WEBB HELD RESPONSIBLE. An Killtolial In The .toiinuil of the Knif;lilH of Labor. Piiii.apk.umiia, Aug. 1 1. The follow ing editorial will appear in this week's Journal of the Knights of Labor: Tho strike on the Vandei-hilt system mine upon the public like lightning from a clear sky. It was generally believed that if there was any railway (ipon which a good understanding existed between the company and its employes, it was the Now York Central and the other roads nniler tho management, of tho company of which Mr. Chaunucy M. Depew is pres ident. Nor was this belief at one time without foundation, . but. " uufui-tuu-ntely t he active l m mmcincnt of the lines passed into the hands of Mr. Wolih, the vice president, a man the very opposite of Mr. Depew in his ideas of the relationship which should ex ist between employers and employed. From tho moment the management passed into his hands ho began a systeniat io at tempt to break up and destroy organiza tion among the company s employes. The first, organization against which he directed his efforts was the Knights of Labor, though doubt less he has his plans laid for an attack upon tho engineers and firemen, when, in his opinion, the oppor tune moment snail nave arrived. Mr. Webb phiinely aspires to tho same 'bad eminence' from which the infamous A us- tin Corbin proclaimed that no member of miy lalmr organization was in the employ of the railway he controlled. Tho immediate cause of t he st l ike was the systematic and evidently carefully planned discharges. Although to the general public the strike was a surprise, the causes which lead to it have existed for some time, and among those con versant with the situation it has for some time been feared that a st rike could not be avoided, however much tho neecssity for it mlwht he deplored. It would serve no good purpose for us to conceal the truth, that the nu n have a very serious struggle before them. It, is true that skilled men to fill their places will he (lillicnlt, perhaps Impossible to find. If skilled men cannot he got wo do not hest late to nay that we lieliove that no care for the lives and limbs of the traveling public, and no thought of danger to the property of the company whoso Interests he Is suppose:) to conserve, will prevent Mr. Webb from employ ing the most incompetent hands, if only the doing so w ill help him win. What hope can lie placed upon the engineers and firemen we cannot tell, but the history of the past docs not afford promise that they will have the wisdom to see that the de feat of the knights will only bo the signal for the commencement of an attack Upon them. A STATEMENT Front the Kiiitfhl of Labor of the Strik ing IMslrfct a to the Sll nut Ion. The following will appear in this tcrek's Journal of the Knights of Labor: t) I account of the misleading reports that have been made politic cuiicei'iiitig the New York Cent rid railroad ami iis employes. District Assembly No. :.'i; pre sents i he following evplan.u ion of the sit uat ion: Inlst November the men employed In the Irain service 01 the New York Central presented a. petition io the company rc ipiestii g pay for nit time in cicc-h , twelve hours per day, at the rate nf wages they were receiving nt that time. Tin men were willing to ioiform twelve In. ins' lalsir f.ir one day's pay, w hich any fair-mindi-d in rson will concede is more hours than laboring men or craftsmen should he required to is-rfi i ns. The com pany, in response to the demand, entered into an agreemi nt to pay the men for all over time in excess of twelve hours at a reduction in the rate of wages paid by the da , w hich ii!neuicnl w a signed by the president of the road, Channeey M. De pew, and lived np to for two months, and then broken by the company. When a com Hi it tee of the employes waited on tho officers of the corporation at that time to impure as to why the agreement was not lived up to, they were coi.iiT informed ; that the agreement was obnoxious to the company, inasmuch as thev (the officers) did not realize nt the time of making it the large amount of money it was going to cost. Another agreement made by the corpor ation with its employes was also ruth lessly broken. The company, through its ollicers, agreed to give preference in the line of work or promotion to employes on the prihciple of seniority when t he ?nior in the service was competent to perform the duties required. Not satisfied with breaking these two agreements, the com pany have gone further, and has now dis missed from its service many of its oldest and most experienced men. Tho real reason for their discharge seems to lie in the fact that the men are union men. There is still another factor that has had considerable to do with bringing aliout the arbitrary action of the company in discharging its old and experienced em ployes. Mr. Webb, tho third vice presi dent, of the Central and Hudson Kiver road, is an avowed enemy of organized labor one w hom, since the inception of the Knights of Lalmr on the Vandorbilt sys tem of railroads, has used every means within his power to destroy its useful ness. Kvery recommendation that has been made by his subordinates for the amelioration of the condition of the un derpaid and overworked employes of the road lias mot with tho haughtiest opposi tion at his hands. He it was that started the weeding.rMit policy put in operation last spring, but, he was prevented from carry ing out his cowardly , designs by Air. Depew, who was then in this country, and who did not feel like antagonizing the working classes, whose rotes, rumor has it, he will need in JMl.J. lie this as it may, appearances indicate that in order to give this man Webb an opportunity to vent his spleen on organ ized labor, Mr. Depew found it convenient to take a trip to Kurope.j That Mr. Depew left the country at a tithe when the busi ness of the corporation was duller than it had la-en in ten years, sn,i that Mr. Webb, as soon as he had a chauoe, started In with the Corbin system of railroading, is a most positive proof thaj. a mutual under standing must have been arrived at be tween the president and vice president, linth were well aware that the lime to cripple the labor organizations that were obnoxious to the greedy and grasping corporation was when times were dull. Hence they discharged the men who had lieon the longeit in the servicj of the company, as well as the most prominent in the ranksof organized labor. This was done with the intent of aggra vating the employes. It was done with the intent of arousing their passions and bring on an immediate strike. . Mr. Webb is a brutal tyrant, and has .always been particularly offensive and overbearing m Jus treatejent of tho em ployes of the road. The responsibility of (lie strike lies with this man and the grasping corporation, whose every act during the past month has savored of. ;iellishness and cruelty to the men, who. through sunshine and storm in the past, have been faithful, not alone to the inter ests of the company, but to that of the traveling public as well. MILITIA CALLED OUT To SiiireiM a Hint Among 1M1II II a 1 ul C'li(iiet( Minn. Sr. Pai'L, Aug. 1 4. At o o'clock yes terday afternoon Governor Merriam re ceived n telegram from Samuel H. Mar tia. sheriff of Carlton county, stating lliat -!0 strikers were rioting at Chxjnct. and asking that the militia bo ordered out at once. Governor Merriam acted immediately by telegraphing Coinpuny K, Second regiment, located at Duiuth, to proceed to tho scene. 'l ho strikers are mill men who have been out about two weeks. Tliey np-IM-ared at the Nelson mill on Saturday, and with sticks, clubs and revolvers at tempted to prevent the men from going to work. Bloodshed was prevented by the appearance of tho village president anil council, who made pacilic, speeches. At 5::!0 Tuesday morning, the hour for changing shifts, the strikers again apioarod in largo numliers and liegnn knocking down men who had taken their places. Knives and revolvers wero drawn in large numbers, but no blond shed. The ttiikers finally captured a man, but were met by Andy Gorman and George F. Kigby, who drew re volvers and rushed through the crowd. Tho strikers also flourished knives, re volvers and clubs, and liegnn throwing stones. Mattel's looked decidedly sijtuil ly for Gorman and Kigby, but the time ly arrival of special police on the scene had a discouraging effect on the mob, and the prisoners were taken away from them. The inob was very ugly and re mained near tho planing mill until 7 o'clock, nt which hour two of them wero arretted, when the others disjierseil. The village council has sworuin twenty five or t birty special police. The rioters are expected to attempt further trouble. OCEAN RECORD AGAIN BROKEN. The Teutonio'ii Time From Oiiocimtiiu n to New YoU Heatu 'tint All. Nkw York, Aug. 1J.-The White Star steamsbjp Teutonic arrived here Wedne-d.iv morning from yuoenstown after a passage of 5 days, 19 hours and 5 minutes, the fastest on record. The City of New York, of the Ionian line steamers, with which the Teutonic was supposed to lie racing, came in three hours later. Not the I anal Number of Seals. Washington, Atig. lb The secretary of the treasury has received a report from Capt. Healy, commanding the revenue steamer Bcnr, dated Port Clar-l-nce, Alaska, July 3, giving an account .f the cruise of the vessel. He says: "The failure of the seals to apjiear in their usual numbers was very notice able, and tho probabilities of the com pany's receiving their quota of fio.ooo skip's Wore the expiration of the seas.ui are gravely doubted by many.'' Capt. Healy savs he has discovered no evi dence of 'ill-gal traffic on the American coast, leather Advance Nrw Yokk, Aug. 14. A new sched nl of juices has been issue! by the Newark leather manufacturers, in crensh g prices 10 per cent, all round. The manufacturers say the increase was mado necessary by the advance in the duties on gTeen hides and oils. i green ll.-u of Qaeer. LAWHF.seKBi.-no, Ind., Aug. 14. A den of counterfeiters has lieen disci iv- i cred here. The gang w suptmsed to U, the one that has been scattering spun ens coin all over this lart of the country. A DEATH BLOW (liven the Louisiana Lottery Company in the Senate By a Favorable Report on the Proposed New Law. riie mil to Ho Made a Special Order lu the House Sentiment of the Various State in lizard to the Lottery Que, Hon Attorney fieneral Miller :ive. His Ottlclal Opinion. Washington, Aug. 14. The Louis iana lottery is doomed. The sonate committee on postoffijjj has recom mended the passage of tho proposed now law, and the house committee on rules litis agreed to give tho house committee a day for tho same bill. The senate committee amended the measure in only one particular. It excepted foreign newspapers advertising lotteries, unless, in the opinion of tho postmaster general, they are being circulated for thepnriwse nt advertising lottery schemes in viola lion of law. Hut this would lie a mat ter easily arranged in conferenco. Letter From the Attorney (iunoral. Accompanying tho bill was a loiter, datedjul'vil, from Attorney General Miller, giving an opinion upon the other uuti-lotiery bills before the com inittee. Legislation of this character, that is designed to exclude newspapers :-ontuini ig lottery advo. tisements from the mails, says tho attorney general, has bee.i upheld by tho courts, and it peeius to be tolled thrit it is competent for congress to authorize the postmaster general to refuse the use of the mails to any perrons engaged in 1he lottery bmiuess. Tho utt irney general thinks there can 1.6 uo question of the power of congress to make the mailing ot lottery letters, circulars, etc., a continuous offense to and including tho place of delivery, or at least there can be no question that it, is competent for con gress to make the offense punish ible, tn well i;i th" diri rice in w.iich tho post office of distillation is situated, as that in whic'i lbs unlawful matter is mailed. Whether it is oiniietent for congress to make thoiit'eiire triable or punishable in an intermediate district, adds the attorney general, is not perhaps so clear. All F'yes lTpon Congress. Tho pressure upon songre.-u to net in this matter is unprecedented in the case of anv proposed anti-lottery legislation. The disgraceful spectacles in Louisiana and tho new sta'es, and the ringing ad dress of citizens of Louisiana, have roused both h n-ics as they never have been Lcfore. The whole country ap pears to be awake on the subject. Congres-j cannot reflect the public sentiment of the states if its momliei s fail to pass this law. since the examina tion of the state constitutions and statutes show that the policy of the biil is in perfect harmony with nearly every state i'.i the Union. Four years ago lot-terio-; were under tho iilmo.it universal ban of the states. H.-littniflit of the State. A report made to the Forty-ninth congress hhowod of tne thirty-eight states then com posing the Union only three Had tailed t denonnco lotteries, and to endeavor to protect their citizens from them. At th.it time hxt-'ries were prohibited by constitutional provisions in Alabama. Arkitfisas, California, Colo rado, Florida. Georgia, iliiuois. Indiana, Iowa, Kansas. M-irybind, Michigan, Minnesota, Mi-wi-juppi. Nebraska, Ne vada, New Jersey, New York. Ohio, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Testis, Virginia, West Vir ginia and Wisconsin total, 27: by stat utory provisions, in Connecticut, Ken tucky, M'irvland. Mass ichusctts, Mis souri, New Hampshire. No. th Carolina and Pennsylvania total. N: by constitu tion or statute, orlxvth, i-r. Delaware and ern.ont prohibit all lotteries except those authorized by the laws of tho state. Louisiana, ny constitution d provision, authorizes lotteries until 1SU, after which the' are prohibited. Lottery advertisements are prohibited in California. Colorado, Florida. Illi nois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Mary land, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minne sota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hamiishire, New York, Oiiio, Oregon, Pennsylvania and isconsin total 20. From the toregoiug it clearly apjiears that the bill reported by tho committee is not only within the power and duty of congress, but is also in harmony with and support of the policy of nearly every statu of the Union. Newspapers Advertising Lotteries. In a report in favor of a law to ex clude newspapers advertising lotteries from tho mails, Senator Jaui'.M F. Wil son said: "It will lie observed that tho states have acted resolutely and with marked unanimity in their endeavors to sui press the malign presence of tho lottery. Louisiana stands almost a?one in her tol eration of the evil, and sho, by constitu tional provision, pronounces against it after the year lnjlo. Vermont mid Dela ware qualify their prohibition by allow ing such lotteries as may bo authorized by their own laws, while denouncing those recognized by the laws of other states. And it seems to yi ur committee that this almost unanimous movement of the states to defend themselves against f! ic demoralizing effect of M- teries ought to he recognizou anil pro mote by the nation At all events rM Histl system ought not to lie degraded to the condition of an instrument for the promotion of crime. "Thojmrii iso of tho bill herewith re ported is to aid tho states in their ef forts to suppress the crime which they nave denounced with almost entire nnnnimitv. It is intended to dir e the United States mails and tho entire pistal system mid nil ot its agencies ag-unst the tran-mU-ion of l ittery advertise ments of every kind and character. Without some such law as this bill proposes- the invidious temptation con tained in the cunningly devised lottery advertisement will continue to invade every state, family, shop, ofticv or oilier I dace of business, or of pleasure or pnl ic and private resort, in spite ot the effort which the states have made to prevent it. . . . It IS well to coi.sioer in iiijn i-wuiiec-tion that nothing is allowed to ente.- the mail except in pursuance of law. Let ters, iiewrpiqicrs, public documents, narnes of merchandise, in short. everything in the list of mailable tiuit tor -V.e transported in the mail liecnuse the law so provides. 'Conves shall hav 1 Imwcr to . . establish jKintoflicea and jsist roads' is all that the constitu tion says on the subject. Flow and to what extent this power is to lie exercised is left to the sound discretion of con gress, sudjeet to but one limitation, which is that the means selected shali bo 'necessary and proper.' ' If it lie here objected that the power cannot be exercised in s-.ch manner as to abridge the freedom of the press it is sufficient to reply that the objection has lw application to the subjeet. "Tho constitution does not, even by implication, suggest not to Fay com mandthat congress shall provide for the transportation of the publications of a free press by means or the mail or in anv other way. If congress had pro vided that written arid sealed letters only should be conveyed hy mail it would not therefore have violated the constitution. A free press was assured for public purposes, not for private pain. The term 'freedom of the press' includes more than newspapers. It includes book, pamphlets, oirculars, and what ever form may be given to printed mat ter. When the constitution was adopted the pamphlet was one of the most force ful forms in nso for conducting discus sions and circulating expressed thought. ''Dies any one doubt that an obscene pamphlet may be excluded from the mail and suppressed by law '( Freedom of the press was not guaranteed for the purpose of intrenching in our system an enemy to its better conditions. On the contrary, it was established for the pur pose of promoting such conditions. If it be prostituted to the base mimeses of crime, to the demoralization of the peo ple, to the swindling devices of the manipulators of lottery schemes, surely congress may say that it shall not lie en titled to use the instrumentality of the mail to eftW-t its ends. ''Evil ajroncies in tocietv aro suffi ciently active and effective of harmful results, in spite of all that is done to restrain them, without being reinforced by a dwtrine aud practice which would intrench them in the constitutional guarantee of freedom of the press and assure them immunity in tho use of the mail. The statej in their constitutions and statutes entreat that this mav not be done. A bill herewith reported is in some degrea a response to those en treaties of the states. It is clearly Within the constitutional power of con gress to puss it, and as a law it would tend to protect the people against the fraud ( now practiced on thein through conscienceless lottery schemes and tend to promote tho general welfare." It is licrrectly understood that there is an active lobby here to impede and if possible prevent legislation. The cor poration which employs this lobbv is dest)erate, and is provided with unlim ited means. But its old methods of threats will probably avail little on this occasion, since if this bill nasse-i it will end the lottery, and there will be no tunds to throw away in attempting to defeat members who vote for it. If there is anv checK to tho proposed legislation further than clearly belongs to the condition of business, the public will be justified in attributing it to the inunetice of tno lottery lobby. EZETA'S DANDER UP. lle'H Who) loped finatemala and Will Now Tackle Hoailnra. NewYouk, Aug. 14. The Herald publishes the following sjiecial cable: Han Sai.vadou, Aug. 13. War with Honduras now ainears to be inevitable. Tho actions of President Bogran, of that country, have not been satisfactory to provisional 1'resulent t-eta, of Salva dor, and he is irritated beyond, measure, Eze.a is watching the situation closely and may take summary action at anv time. In the meantime Bogran is kept busy watching atlairs in his own terri tory. Several revolutions are said to lie m progress in Honduras, ulthough Bogran claim i that ho has routed all malcontents and that his country is at peace, Tho Opposing Amileg. Active hostilities between Guatemala and Salvador have now been sustiendej for nearly threo weeks. But tho arum J of the two countries are camped within sight of each other, -ready to anticipate any movement looking to a renewal of tho warfare. In the meantime the ministers of Costa Kioa and Nicaragua have not ceased their efforts in behalf of pesce. Ihey have been hard at work anil have had the active co-operation of the entire diplomatic corps. Our Minister, Mr. Mimer. Minister Mizner, United States minis ter resident in Guatemala, came ashore at La Liliertad Saturday and on Sunday arrived here. Provisional President Ezeta entertained Minister Mizner at a banquet Wednesday, and the best of tooling prevailed. . Minister Mizner npp?ared dispost'l to act in the interest ot a settlement of the difficulties between Guatemala and Sal vador. When ho urrived here he brought a copy of President Barrilhis' formal declaration of war against this republic. This was the first information on the matter received ut tho capital of this country, and the first official informa tion that the government of Salvador had on tho subject. ;' As Guatemala first invaded Salvador without any formal declaration of her intention, the attitude of Barrillas aftei his forces were whipped in issuing his decree is considered ridiculous. The interior of Salvador is quiet, and there are no indications of any more outbreaks against Ezeta. Iti.ce Itnnn Hurned. Nashv.'IJ.k, Aug. 14. Eight trotters and pax-rs belonging to Buckner i.mi Ellis, perished in a tire in their stable near Clarksville Tuesday. The animals were: Alderey, Frank H. Dr. C. Ozette, Gray Dick, i end rick. Bessie O ami Frnnkio Nutwood. The mare, Lady Elliott, was saved, Alderey was valued at ijdo.eoo, and tne entire loss will reach $.m,U0(J. Tl.o fire w;i of incendiary origin. CONGRESS. One llan.lred anil N Inely-Hecoiid Day. In the sjiate a bill was passed extend ing the iihiis law to unincorporated ex press coinlanies. An amendment to the river and liurlmr bill was reerteil, to pre vent obstrnetions in navigable waters. Mr. Edmunds prewntml a resolution to limit aelmte n5 the tariff bill. Mr. lllair Introduced a similar resolution, Mr. Quay h'ho offered a resolution to take a voto on Aug. 3'). A joint resolution wan agreed to extending the appropriations until Aug. The tariff bill w ax considered until adjournment. In the bouse a joint resolution was posed extending the appropriation until Aug. U. Conferees were appointed on the Chiekaiimoga National park. bill. The hill Ui prevent collision, t sea was amenddd. Two or three unimportant hills were passed and the bouM ftd joui liei. THE GRAND ARMY. Annual Report of Adjutant Gen eral Hopkins ot Detroit." Over 20,000 New Since June 30, Members 1889. ., Notwithstanding Tlil tho' Itauk Will fioou Begin to Fade -Away Jl.-rore the BelentleM Ilaud of ' the Great Ie atroyer Lat Year B.4 70 Wero Called. Notea from the Kneanipment. Boston, Aug. 1 4. The convention of the twenty-fourth National encamp ment of the Grand Army came to order in Music hall at 11a. m. Wednesday. Commander-in-chief Gen. Alger then delivered his annual address. The. address was received witty fre quent expressions of approval by the. large body of delegate present. '' The reiiorts of Adjt. Hen. George II. Hopkins, of Detroit, und Quartermaster General Taylor, of Philadelphia, were" presented. Adjutant General's Itrpoi-t. ' ' The report of Adjt. Gen. G-rge H. Hopkins shows that on J mm 80. 18111. there were in the several departments i.i.fl posts, witii a membership of .'197, SM. The gains since June 80, 18W. were 5'iO posts and 20,217 members. Tha losses were twenty posts andoSl meip bers. Tho nmnlxr of deaths' during the year was 5.47H. The amount expended for relief . for the year ending March ill, WM, was 1221.350. 1H; number of comrades re lieved, 1,470; other relieved hi this sum no mention .is made of the large amount of private aid expended by thousands of our members indi vidually or collectively, and of which no record can be kept. - . For the quarter ending June UO, 1800, fil,.r)00.01 was expended. The total amount expended by the Grand Army from July 1, lr71, to July 1, 1HH0, amounts to the sum of 1,1187.534.55. ,, t'ftinp-l ire at, Mimic Hall ; The camp-fire kindled in Music Htl Tuesday evening by the visiting veterans of Kansas was un unqualified success with the exception of the disapiKiiut-; went caused by the non-appearance of Senator Ingulls, who was expected to attend and to make an address. Speeches were made by several proinii.tmt Grand Army men, among thoni Corporal Tan ner. The Presidential Tarty. Vice President Morton and Secretary of the Navy Tracy, when- they retired with the president from tho mayor's din ner Wednesday, went directly to the Despatch and were taken aboard to re turn to Bar Haiixu. Gen. Sherman, who came with them in tho government yacht, will remain in this city for a tliyr or two. ... Other Reeeptlnnii, lite. - The Second Massachusetts lioginient ass(H-iation gave a supper at Odd Fel- lllU'M lll.lt To.u.,l,l. till. tit rt tli.t l.i.n,l ....... ...... ..v , in,, which included iho Third Wisconsin, 1 wenty-sevonth Indiana, Clue Hundred and Seventeenth and One Hundred and Fiftieth New York and Thirteenth New Jersey Regimental associations. Abotft 2(H) were present. Just previous to the supper the association re-electod tho offi cers of last year, with John C. Metcalf, of Lynn, as president. At CambridgeiKirt Tuesday - evening William II. Smart, of post No. 30, G. A. R., of Cambridge, gave a rccej tion to Emory Fisher post No. 3(1, of Johns town, Pa. ,d The United Stnto.i Veteran Signal association, the only organization of the kind in the country, held its annual re union aud election ot officers Tuesday evening. Wednesday the mem Iters and their hidy friends visited Nuhnut and Lynn, as the guests of the New England members. In the evening the corps was given a reception and banquet. 1 Theodore Wiuthrop post No. 45, of Chelsea. Mass., gave a banquet at Lin coln hall, that city, Tuesday evening to its veteran gue.-ts. About H00 were present. JtnCfce Without Delay. Knoxvii.i.k. Twin.. Aug. 14. Monday at Bear Foot Cave, in Hawkins county, Fran)- Hargns, a well knowi. farmer, drugged a neighbor's ll-yeur-old child, and with brutal force ravished the help less little one. An infuriated inobof cily rens Tuesday afternoon caught llargus hiding in a cave, and, taking him to the nearest tree, swung hiin up. On ac count of the parties being hiuhly con nected no details can be had, as all parties interested are reticent. I'erullar l-'raak of Nature. Ui'PEU Sandusky, O.. Ang. 14. A girl baby oorn to Mr. and Mrs, Joshua Reynolds, in the northern part of this county, is exceedingly peculiar from the fact that its hands and feet are strange ly malformed. There is no sef Miration of the lingers iilid toes, and botJi hands and feet seem to lie iuclosed in glove of skin. The child is in Hie liest of health. ; : ( - OitKinxl I'fickxife Men Unit. " MahonCity, Iowa, Aug. 14. A con ference of tho originul package dealers was held here Monday, and resulted in n general agreement, that all ' would close up business, and not at tempt to contest the legality of the law. it is es timated that 15,01'') saloons were in ore oration in Iowa Friday, and nine-tenths of them have now closed up. iV: j HeafTold Falla, ' DK.NVK.it, Aug. 14. At Teunenee Pass tunnel Tuesday, a scaffold ufcon which six men were working fell, inlling Ed ward Morlits instantly, and seriously injuring four others. An explosion ulo occurred in which thrt men are ' re ported to have been killed. P it- the Man. Si'itiNOFiKi.o. )., Aug. 14. JamM Adams, a well known dry gixsls clerk' here, tried to commit suicide by taking laudanum. He did so becaiuj htt thought bis wife wtm unfaithful. He failed of his purpose. . . : ,., Waolea Mill llnrned. s : Indianapolis, Ang. 14. u K, GeUen. dorf & Company's woolen mill in Wtt Indianapolis wa burned Tnesd.tv night. Less, Itiuo.itoo: insnrance, $fi5,00(i. Tannery Fire. Wakbkn, Pa.. Ang. 14. The largo tannery of Me-tr. Rockwell & Coin punv, at North Clarendon, wsdamaged $ino',iiO by firs Tnemlay irighL , ' The Florida Orange t top. , , Jacksonville, Fla., Aug. 14. Care ful estimates of the growing oraiiKt crop places it at. 2,",.i,0ou boxen, or about tti sauie, m laat year.