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"IM i ,a S " ·Ot " " a , " ý,; . .... .,.' 'ý,;"ýý; k yy VOL, 1eTe MO . R,. LA., MOND Y, IAReIC2 Th A r 't r1 r y'1 A.TT TTT T n . " ý.ý DAILY TELEGRAPH. .. Wv. * cMA, . EIt . Rig Iilasu MsIanmager, Latest - Weather Iadilatious. WASHINGTON, Marobh 22.-For the West Gulf States-Cooler, northerly winds, with fair Weather. Electriao torm. CHICAGO, March 21.-A special to the Evening .Journal from Freeport, Ills., says: "'A terlific electric storm, accompanied by pouringrains and hail passed over this sections of the State Saturday morning. One crash after another followed in quick succession from the clouds to the earth, but nothing of value was struck." In Statu Quo. ST. Louis, March 22.-The refusal of Mr. Hoxie, first vice president of the Missouri Puetle; railway, to con for with Mr. Po*derly. looking to a settlement of the strike leesons the chance of a speedy adjustment of the difficulties existing between the com pany and employees and all eyes are turned upon the proposed conference between Governors Martin and Mar. mnaduke and the railway officials. . .CoaletedefBgSIamy. NEW ORLEANS, March 22.-A Special to Picayune from Galveston, Tex., says: Alice Walker, a white B woman, /was tried in the Criminal Court Saturday on a charge of bigamy, found guilty and her punishment as sessed at one day in the penitentiary. t' She was married to her first husband, d Walker, on. Oct. 80, 1882, by Jaotlee d Brosig. A couple of years later ahe married a man named Pat Gannon. al The first husband prosecuted. This is y said to be the shortest sentence for a bigamy on record In this State, p Demand Acceded To. CIHCAGO, March. 22-The Cigar.. t makers' Assembly, Knights of Labor ri Thursday last presented to every prom ineut manufacturer in the city a de- . mand for an immediate advance in wages of $2 per thousand cigars. hi Each Manufacturer signed the scale es and agreed that all employees snail bc. te come Knights of Labor; no girls under at 16 years are to be hired % hen men are H out of work; no women are perm:tted to learn the trade, pt It is ala, agreed that when meon are Ia out of employment a woman must be or disebharged i her husband is at work. Ri Eight hours is to constitute a day's th labor, commenced May 1. Hanged. po NEw ORLEANrs,March 22.-A Mont-. gomery special to Picayune says : W, thi J. Ward was hanged at O.ark, Dale c county, Ala., for the murder of Jacob J. Parmek, in September' 1883, of Ward was convicted in the Circuit th Court of Dale coanty, and the Jury im the case fixed the pealty of death by hanging. Numbers of petitops were Mi f resented, tpithyg Gov. O'Neil t. coqute the death sentence to Ims prisonient for life, but he firmly rr, SWage l k roi Ithearjaili at OClatbn Satotdiit cAtd to se r where he was excuted Saturday. Ward is the first white man hanged i Alabatha since the war. No More Eman'grants From China. SAN FRANCIS·o, March 21.-The Otina Overland Mail, of Feb. 18, states that the rlibtwlag cablegram was received ba FAb. 21, by the Ooummittee of the Lung Wah Hoe. pital, from the Committee of Ching he Wa Wl Kun, of San Francisco : riy We call your attention to the condition of the Chbinee in the United States of America. Chinese riots are of fre quent occurrence. Over "600,000 of to our property has already been des rt, troyed. Many of our people have n, 4?en killed and our merchants' uAnbi ai nes seriously Injured. Great suol ing ,te and destitution exist among the Slahor4 er lug classes. We request you to iml ] a( mediately issue a proclamation war ut nig our people not to come to the United States and also to send a copy of this to Chang Chi Tuong, Vicero* of two Kwang, and to Oi Yuk TonCs ml Cauton. We have cabled to Tsu~o j of L Yamen. a- The information contained in theI0 a above has already been circulated as is requested. 3- NEWS BY WIRE. j a Brigadier General O. O. Howard has e . been made a Major General, vice Gen. r. Pope, retired. A bill has been introduced in Cun grea to create additional United States Courts in Mississippi. In England and France the tblrmom eter has begun to climb up the nine,~ a ties. Several sunstrokes are reported from France, The President has approved the bill to increase the pensions of widows and dependent relatives of deceased sole. dietr anid ealQrs. H 3 State.Senator Jurdan Stewart was shet and dangerously wounded by t William Hawkins at a politleicl Smeetoing onu ou Black, Terrebonne perish, Thuerday night. The question of appropriations for the Improvement of the Mississippi river is discusset by the House com mittee with closed doors and the ut* most secrecy is observed by members. The House committee ,on commerce has agreed to report favorably a bill to establish a bureau of public health. in the Interior Department. The bill abolishes the National Board of Health. The House Saturday passed a bill to pay Mrs. Lizzle D. Clark, of New Or leans, $60,000, for the steamboat Belle, owned by her husband and lost on the De Rio Grande river while under lease to the government. The new census of Japan makes the population of that empire 8,5000,000. In the German Reicbstag, Saturday the sugar duties was rejected on Its second reading. The C. W. Allan Tobacco Cnmpany, of Chicago. has decided to introduce the eight hour system In its works. A number of the American resideots of Paris will give a banquet t M., Pasteur on April 14. United States Minister McLPne will preside. tEA 1TS [ C: I if4d4f hasi determned to 0 i entir t itir ALLGAND of in the history of the Dry This Great Closing-out Sale '" 7th, and will Continue Far Th4' The attention 'of the LAD espe, ally invited. rapeHo AL ND ST., N s ofO V CsEALER IN are.' or rp h Tools, Cooking and Heating St-o os ti', S . Timbers, Belting, Guns, Pistols aporti QA House furnishing Hardware. r. . w MONROE. LA.'": FOR BARGAINSI C*ALL ON" . .. . : t,., H. D. KINQ. No. 7 DeSiard Street, Monroe, I.u i Dealer inDry Goods , Grocarles, lothing, at, B~O NoiiUI Saddlery and Plantation Suppliles, Etc., Etc. RANDSOUTH nN sT ge b - DEALER N '" r '41rs l e-Pauly Oroclwd r, W,,. a... Timbers, Belting, ns, Pistols a. ;Ip .e .' -··: ·iII'uli , '