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iBftriul Ocramimi of «ki
it Wrelc, Bollwi Dom ui Arr
{rami (or Rapid RhMic, Fn*
,H*b* ui Atew.
Postmaster General Blssell iprltcs a
letter opposing government ownership
of the telegraph system.
The condition of the United States
treasury is such as to cause the admin
istration great uneasiness.
Senator Voorhces, Jones and Harris
predict the tariff bill will pass the sen
ate -within three weeks.
Stgyetry Carlisle appears before the
senate sugar trust investigating com
vyttee and denies charges that have
been made against him.
The.senate committee investigating
the sugar trust reports in favor of Jail
ing and otherwise despltefuily using
the correspondents who refuse to be
tray their Informants
Tfi'e United States supreme court tip
holds tlie constitutionality of the assess
ment of railroad property by the In
diana state board of tax commission
A resolution will be introduced In the
house directing'the state department to
'take action in the case of an eminent
Hebrew ecclesiastic of Philadelphia
who has been denied permission to en
ter Ruhsia by the government of that
People I* Prtat.
Ill her forthcoming memoirs Mary
Anderson will explain why 3he left
tiie stnge so suddenly.
Yung ICwai, Chinese graduate of
Yale college, has married May Burham
of Springfield. Mass.
Tolstoi wears a full peasant's smock,
a belt around his waist, and has mel
ancholy, deep-set eyes, coarse gray hah*
and thoi&htfid, wrinkled brws.
Judge D. H. Fox, president of the
Huron County Bohking company since
1882, died at his home in Narwalk,
Ohio, after three weeks' Illness.
Oxford university will, in .Tune, con
fer upon Cupt. Alfred T. Malum, com
ri dor of the United States cruiser
Chicago, the honorary degree of D.
C. 1/.
Miss. Baker, who is professor of
Greek and Latin in Simpson college,
is only thirty-two. When she was
fourteen rihe tmnslnnted a piny of
Mrs. Iillie Devercux C! ike is a .Snitli
erner by birth. Her father was of Irish
descent. Mrs. Blake has been married
twice. Iler first husband was V. G.
Umstcd, a lawyer, of Philadelphia.
Howard Wilbur, an actor, who was
befriended by J. A. McAvoy, an cngin
eer on the Pennsylvania railroad, when
lie was in hard luck, has died in Chi
cago, leaviug a bequest of $10,OUO for
Doctors J. W. Bell and Staples of
Minneapolis, A. J. Gillette of St. Paul
and A. I\ Ivilbourne, of the Rochester
(Minn.) hospital for the insane, are in
Washington In uttcQdMiee upon the
medical congress.
Representative Jerry Simpson of
Kansas, who was critically ill a few
days ago ,hos been steadily 'mproving
since he passed the crisis of his at
tack, and will leave Washington for
Berkley Springs the last of this week.
J. M. Barrie, the novelist, author of
"A Window In Thrums," etc., whose ill
ness was announced recently, is now in
^.critical condition. Mr. Barrie is suf
fering from pneumonia, and the dis
ease has extended to his second lung.
Unfortunate Bnntt.
Solomon Osborn, an old soldier, was
tilled in a runaway at Kokomo, lnd.
The Pacific Slope northwest is suffer
ing from disastrous floods caused by
melting snow in the mountains.
Miss Annie Howard was struck by
lightning at Muncie, lnd., and instantly
Charles Prcscott was struck by a saw
in a saw mill near Columbia City, lnd.,
and instantly killed.
Felix Mossman, a baker, was drown
ed at Ellgn, 111., by the capsizing of a
Isaac Adler made a balloon ascension
At Cincinnati, descending Into the Ohio
river and drowning.
The store of the Columbia Clothing
Company burned at Omaha, Neb., with
a loss of $15,000.
A cyclone near Wiehita, ICns., des
troyed a church and overturned all the
monuments in the Kechi cemetery.
Three men were killed and one ser
iously injured In an accident tc an ex
press freight train at Sharon, Mass.
Ten persons were injured at Peoria,
111., by a runaway, James A. Harris
probably fatally.
An accident in which six persons are
killed and several others injured occurs
on the Wisconsin Central at Manuvllle,
Charles Greenley, 20 years old. while
Attempting to cateh on to a wild train
passing through Brush Creek, Iowa,
.was killed.
A light between colored grain trim
mers ami union men on a steamer in
Chicago harbor resulted In one white
and two colored men being seriously
The hennery and incubator at Frank
lin, Ohio, belonging to Walter Rond,
was (U'sU-uycil by lire. Over 20,000
chicktiis, hutched and in process of
hatching, were destroyed by the fire,
which was the work of an incendiary.
Two jockeys were killed in a hurdle
race at PhounixviUc, Pa. As Arthur
Davis' mount attempted to get over Hi»
hurdle the animal stumbled and upsec
Guy Gilbert's horse. The boys fell uu
der the animals and were crushed.
Kin* nvi Slaner*.
Several men are Injured, two fatally,
In a church riot at Hazleton, Pa.
Fifty prisoners are held by the Colo
rado strikers.
Bernardlne Hoff, a singer and violin
ist of note, committed suicide at New
York by Inhaling gas.
George T. and J. C. Nlchies were ar
rested at Galesborg, HL, charged with
swindling formers by means of bogus
Insurance policies.
Lawrence Blehter, a German shoe
maker. was shot and. killed by Mrs.
Pauline Etarowski, at the latter's home
In Pittsburg, Pa.
In a quarrel over a woman at Ander
son, lnd.. Dora Welsh, shot and killed
Date McCullongh, and himself received
a bullet In the leg.
James Arvln, a farmer aged 00 feart
committed suicide by hanging near
Guthrie Center, Iowa. He is believed
to have been insane.
Isaac Farmer a w&Mhy Hebrew of
New York City, was swindled out of
SU.000 lit Columbus, Ohio, by the gold
brick trick.
Robert Beaucharap, a young English
man, was severely beaten by thieves
near Los Angeles, Cal. He threatens to
mate Complaint to his government.
John A. -Shackelford, a Logansport,
lnd., editor, has begun habeas corpus
proceeding* to recover possession of his
wife, who is held captive by her step
father. ,v,
JU CMnsmty1 No Bock Tong, who
decision affects other states.
.A resolution declaring that the
United States will not Interfere with
Hawaiian affairs and resent interfer
ence by any foreign power passes the
ran amuck of the steamer City of Pe
king two days after leaving Ban Fran
elsco In April, hanged himself on the
Peking while on hefWai from Yokoha-.
mil to
Hong Kong
Parmer, 1149 Park Avenue,
New York City, retired from business,
has dropped $14,000 to two clever swin
dlers, "Dudley & Spaulding," on mining
stock bunco scheme. The police of New
York and Chicago are at work on the
At Village Springs, Ala., Tom Early,
a miner, went up to Wash Bally anoth
er miner at work In the ore bed of the
Pioneer Mining Company, and deliber
ately shot him dead. He next sought
Bailey's wife and murdered her. Theu
he fled to the woods, pursued by an
officer and two citizens, who shot and
killed Early.
While In a saloon In Lima, Ohio,
drinking. Frank Polser stepped back
ward and pulling a revolver began
shooting at his friends who were with
him. One of the bullets took effect In
Pat Lyon's groin, killing him In less
than an hour, and another in Tim Con
nalr's hip, making a fatal wound. Af
ter the shooting Polser made his es
Robert Clark, George Anderson and
Charles Snow, who have just been sen
tenced at Cleveland, Ohio, to the peni
tentiary for burglary sawed through
iron window bars an Inch and a half
thick, and by means of a blanket let
themselves down from the county jail
to the roof of the court liouse annex,
from whence they easily made their
From Foreign Shores.
Brazil lias accepted England's offer of
mediator iu the dispute with Portugal.
Yellow fever at Rio Janeiro is de
A farewell service in honor of Miss
Francis Willard was held by temper
ance advocates at Ottawa.
Au explosion occurred in a mine at
Anderlues, Belgium, killing six miners
and injuring several others.
Minister of Commerce Bowell and
Minister of Finance Foster will repre
sent Canada in the nter-iiuperial trade
conference at Ottawa.
A project for a Japanese world's fair
has been approved by the Five Staples
Association at Kioto. Ten million yen
is the expense estimated.
Four men were killed and six Injured
by the collapse of a house iu Koch
Strasso at Berlin which was lu process
of reconstruction.
Two bombs exploded almost simul
taneously outside the windows of the
ministry of nuance and the ministry
of war at Rome. There is no clue to
the author of the outrage.
At St. Petersburg Count Sollogaub
and four other persons. Including two
lawyers, were banished to Siberia for
forging a will. The count's son killed
himself when he heard of the sentence.
Charles C. Connor, member of parlia
ment for the north division of Antrim,
trading at Fenton, Connor & Co.,
bleachers and spinners, lias gone into
voluntary llquadatlon, owing to the de
pression in trade.
The Ixnidon Standard says that Sir
Edward William Watson, the well
known railroad and newspaper man,
who was recently stricken with paral
ysis, has resigned all his railway posi
tions owing to the condition of his
Advices have reached Buenos Ayr-s
from Lima, Peru, showing that several
newspapers tlfere have, been suppress
ed for utterauces' objectlonuliIe Jp tlH'
government. It is added th-it there
is much discontent in the artny and that
fears are entertained of a revolt.
John Morley, chief secretary for Ire
land, replying to a question put by John
Redmond said that the government had
no power to make loans for the pur
pose of co-operating with the farming
interests of Ireland. Mr. Morley added
that It was impossible at the present
time to consider the question of legis
lation upon this subject.
An exhibition of the value of tjie
bullet proof cuirass invented by Ilerr
Dowo, the Mannheim tailor, was given
on the grounds of Marlborough liouse
before the I'rlnce of a Wales and a
seh.ct party. The" cuirass was placed
upon a horse and several shots were
fired at it, with no better results than
already attained—the bullets failing lo
pierce the coat and the horse sustaining
no injury. The prince of Wales ex
pressed surprise at the efficacy of the
Hlscellnneona Items.
Three inches of snow fell at Mar
quette, Mich., oil May 27.
S. B. Warren & Co., stock brokers
at New York, have failed.
All the Western Passjager associa
tion troubles uri reported settled.
The Pullman strike will probably be
The Missouri river rises rapidly, caus
ing a flood at Atchison, Kan.
Gen. Weaver was nominateil for con
gress by the Populbts of the Ninth
Iowa district.
The Presbyterian general assembly
denies the appeal of Dr. Smith, who
was convicted of heresy.
B. W, Parkhurst, a real estate dealer
at Oakland, Cal., failed with debts
amounting to $303,000.
Anthracite coal mining is suspended
in consequence of the Pennsylvania
"Gen." Frye has formally been ap
pointed commander-in-chief of all the
commonweal armies.
The coal famine has forced the Lake
Shore & Michigan Southern road to use
wood for train service.
(•rand Chief Ramsey, of the Order of
Railway Telegraphers, is exonerated
and the charges against him are with
Miss Addie Johnson, a prominent
young society lady of Richmond, Va.,
has eloped with Edward White of Chi
Illinois Populists, in convention at
Springfield, nominated a state ticket
headed by John Randolph )t Fulton
county, for treasurer.
The sealing schooner Carlotta J. Cox,
reported lost, has arrived at Hakodate.
Nine men wlio were lost from the
schooner have been found.
Col. Breckenridge will not be able
to take an appeal In the Pollard suit
because he failed to furnish his bill
of exceptions in time.
A battle occurs at Cripple Creek,
Colo., Iidtween striking miners and dep
pties, the latter belug victorious. Co
Walte orders out the militia to put
down the rioters.
Thomas Callan, known throughout
the United States on account of iiis
prosecution by the English government
on the charge of being a dynamiter,
died at St, John's hospital, Lowell,
Mass., as the result of accident.
Capt. R. M. Constance, of tljo Brit
ish navy, an attache of the British em
bassy at Washington, arrived at Du
buque, Iowa, to examine tlia torpedo
boat Ericsson. lie was enthusiastic
iu his expressions of admiration of the
A pile of liumaa bones was fcuul
near West Point, Iowa, supposed to le
those of five or six persp is. It is sup
posed that they are the victims of
Hodges' border bandits, who operated
In that sectlou fifty years ago. Tiier? is
nothing by which the remains could be
'.File Order of Solon was dissolved by
a meeting of '.lis supreme lodge at
Pittsburg, which passed a resolution
not to appeal from the decision of the
Dauphin county court of last wcelc.
which ordered a writ of miKsv mwl
a| iKilnted a receiver to wind up the
Hairs of tlid order. It Is believed the
rufta amount to $24P,0QQ.
ir• .v,vfV-iifa
Condemned Record of the Important
Transactions of Oar National Lair
maker*—Tlic Work Dome In llotli
Washington, June 1.—When the tariff
bill %vas taken up in tho senate several
amendments offered to the lumber tymt
graphs, looking to a duty on rough lum
ber, were voted down by a strict party
vote. Senator Allen moved to strike out
paritgruph 178, as follows:
"Lumber of nny sort, planed or fin
ished on each side, 50 cents per thousand
feet, board measure, and if pluued on
0Uv» side and tongued and grooved $1 per
thousand, and if pinned on two sides and
tongued and grooved, $1.50 per thousand,
and in estimating board measure uuder
this schedule no reduction shall be made
on' accouut of planiug, grooving or tongue*
Senator Vest surprised the Republicans
when he announced that the amendment
would be accepted on the Democratic
side. As the ameudiuent to the lumber
schedule was being voted on without de
bate, under au agreement made on
Wednesday, the vote was immediately
taken and it was agreed to^34 to 24,
strict party vote. Messrs. Pcffer -and
Allen (Pops.) voted in favor of it. This
will liave the effect of putting all lumber
on the free list.
The sugar schedule of the tariff bill
was reached, and Senator Sheruiau of
Ohio took the lloor. Senator Sherman,
in the course of his remarks, asserted
that if President Harrison lmd been re
elected, and there had lieeu no fear of
tariff tinkering, the McKinlcy law would
have yielded sufficient revenue. The fall
of stiver aud increased demand for gold
had something to do with the present
financial depression, which had been add
ed to by fear of tariff tinkeriug. He
ulso declared that the South was coming
around from its doctrine tliat protection
was unconstitutional.
The senate, Senator Mills alone voting
"no/* passed a resolution declaring that
the United States will not interfere with
the affairs of the Hawaiian islands, and
that the United States will regard inter
fei eiice with the affairs of th»} islands liy
any foreign power as an unfrieudly act.
The state bank tax bill was further
discussed in the house, but no action was
Washington, .Tune 2.—When the tariff
bill was laid before the senate to-day the
great battle over the sugar schedule be
gan. The McKintey law placed raw su
gars on the free list, imposed l-2c duty
on refined sugar and gave bounty of 2
cents to the sugar grower. The house
biil repealed the bounty ami placed all
sugars, raw aud refined on the free list.
The tiist bill reported from the finance
committee of the senate gave specific
duty of from 1 cent to 1.285 cents per
pound, according to polnriscopie test.
The compromise amendment, which is
tho one before the senate, made the
sugar schedule go into effect Jan. 1,
the rates being 40 per cent ad valorem
on all sugars, raw and refined, one-eighth
of 1 cent additional on sugars above 10
Dutch standard, with au additional tenth
of a cent a pound on sugars from coun
tries paying cxiwrt bounties. It also
continued the sugar treaty with Hawaii.
Addresses were made by Senators Man
derson, Pcffer and others, but the senate
adjourned without taking a vote.
The house put in tfie day discussiug '.h#
state bank tax bill.
Washington, "June 4.—The senate to
ray resume,I consideration of the sugar
sil cdnle, and several speeches were made
for and against the tariff bill. The dis
cission has already proceeded for the
utmost time that Democratic senators
ttonlil admit before the debate was begun
would bo liecejiMi'v reach a verdict
to-day or to-moirow, while others assert:
that there are contingencies which may
pc sti,ene the disposition of the bcludule
rr.ti. the latter part of the week. Among
other liees of policy which have been
considered among the opponents of the
bill is that of allowing the sugar schedule
to be accepted as amended by the rom
miltee on iiuauce without taking any
vote on the schedule in committee of the
whole, the object being that the op
ponents of the bill shall not be forced to
show their hands at this time, and espe
cially that they may refrain from ex
hibiting their supposed strength among
Democrats and Populist senators. St.»n
ator Harris adheres to his determination
1o ask the senate to prolong its daily
sessions into the evening, beginning with
The state bank tax bill was under dis
cussion by^the hor.se to-day. The ques
tion has been debated until the leaders
are anxious for a vote. But the debate
has shown the state bank men that they
are liable to be defeated by iuability to
agree on any one of the many plans dis
cussed. As the state bank principle was
incorporated in the Democratic national
platform the lenders are loth to see the
bill defeated, so that a caucus to-day or
to-morrow may be called for the pur
pose of formulating a party measure
Which will command uuited support. It
is probable that the final vote on the bill
will be taken early in the week unless
the whole questiou is allowed to go over
until a caucus committee can frame a
satisfactory bill.
Washington, Jane 5. In the senate
Mr. West spoke in favor of the tariff
till. Mr. Allison (Rep., Iowa) followed
Mr Vest with an elaborate speech on the
si gar schedule. It was, he said, by far
the most important provision of the bill.
It afforded one-third of the revenue pro
duced by the bill. Mr. Allison declared
that accordirg to nutrcrous authorities
sugar could be refined cheaper here
than in Germany and some other Eu
ropean countries. The schedule practi
cally would prohibit the importation of
refiued sugars. Jt was not a schedule
for protection, but for prohibition. Mr.
Jones (Dem.) followed with a detailed ex
Hanation of the sugar schedule. After
some sparring Mr. Harris succccdcd in
effecting an arrangement by which all
the amendments lo the sugar schedule
shculd be voted on to-morrow, lu ac
cordance with the notice he served last
Satv.rday he stated Unit unless some
agreement couiit be readied for facili
tating the disposition of the measure, he
would be compelled to ask the senate to
sit longer aud later. He asked that
unanimous consent be given to vote on
all the sugar amendments at an early
hour to-morrow. Mr. Hoar suggested
that it was too much to a»k the senate
to vote without debate on all the amend
ments offered to the sugar hchedule. He
suggested that a vote be taken on thf
amendments (o the bouuty paragraph at
1 o'clock, and that tlieu the debate on
the other ameuduients be under the teu
minute rule with the understanding that
the entire schedule be disposed of to
morrow. This was finally agreed to.
The galleries of the house were un
usually well filled and on the floor there
was a goodly array of occupied desks
during the early part of the day. As
the afternoon vote on the attindanec
tl inncd out, and when adjournment cattie
there was not a half-hundred members on
the floor. The state bank tax bill was
discussed during the day.
Washington, June 7.—The Cox amen'
ment for the total repeal of the 10 ]er
cent tax on state banks was defeated iu
the Jjouse by 102 to 170. A viva voce
vote ou the Brawjey bill was then takcu
aud the bill defeated*.
4^ A
Mtctdox, Mdgulre, Mallory, Marshall,
MeCulloch, McDearmon McLaurin, Me
Millin, tykRae, Meredith, Money, Mont
gomery, Morgan, Moses, Neill, Oates,
Ogden, O'Neill (Mo.), Paschal, Painter,
Patterson, Pendleton (Tex.), Price, Rich*
at-dsoii (Tenn.), Robbins, Russell (Ga.),
Sayers, Shell, Snodgrass, Stalllngs, Stock
dale, Stone (Ky.), Strait, Swauson, Tal
bert, Tate, Terry, Trncey, Tucker,
Turner (Ga.), Turner (Va.), Turpln,
Washington. Wheeler (Ala.), Williams
(Miss.), Wilson (W. Va.), Wise, Wood
nrd. Speaker Crisp—102.
Noes Adams (Pa.), Aldrich, Apsley,
Babcock, .Baker (Kan.), Baker N. H.),
Baldwiu, Barthouldt, Bartlett, Barwig,
Belden, Bell (Colo.), Bingham, Blair,
Bowers (Cal.), Brctz, Binkler, Broderick,
Brooksliire, Brosius, Brown, Bryan,
Bynum, Cannon (Cal.), Cannon (III.),
Capehart, Causey, Chickering, Clancy,
Cobb (Mo.), Cochran, Coffeen, Conu,
Coombs, Cooper (Wis.), Cornish, Cushts,
Covert, Curtis (Ivan.), Dalzell, Daniel.*,
Davis, Dingley, Dolliver, DooKttlc.
Draper, Dunn, Dumphy, Durburrow,
Ellis (Or.),. Erdman, Everett, Fielder,
Foru an, Funston, Geissenhcimer, Gillct
(X. Y.), Gillett (Mass.), Goldseir, Griffin,
Hagcr, Grout, Grow, Halner (Neb.),
Haines, Hall (Minn.), Hammoud, Hare,
Harmer, Harris, Hartman, Haugen,
Hayes, Hendrix, Hepburn, Hermann,
Htaks, Hitt, lloliuau, Hooker (N. Y.),
Hopkins (Penn.), Houck, Hudson,
Hulick, Hull, Hunter, Ikcrt, Johnson (N.
D.), Johnson (lnd.), Kfetn Keifer, Locey,
Lane, Lapbam, l^ayton, Lintou, Louden
slager, Lucas, Lynch, Magner, Mason,
Marsh. Martin (lnd.), Marvin (N. Y.),
McCall, McCleary (Minu.), McDonnold,
MeKterriek, McGaiui, McKaig, Mc
Kcighan, MeXagny, Meikeljolm, Mercer,
Mi m\v, Northway, O'Xeill (Mass.),
Payne, Pearson, Pence, Pendleton (W.
Va.). Perkins, Phillips, Pickler, Pigott,
Post, Powers, Quigg, Ray, Kayner, Reed,
lit illy, Rcyburn, Richards, Richardson
(Mich.), Ritchie, Robinson (Pa.). Rusk,
Ryan, Settle, Shaw, Sibley, Sickles,
pe, Smith, Sorg, Sperry, Spring.»r,
Su\«ns, W. A. Srone, C. W. Stone,
Swut, Talbot, Tarsney, Tawney, Tay
lor (lnd.). Taylor (Tenn.), Thomas, Up
di-graff. Van Voorhis (Ohio), Walker,
Warger, Warner, Waugli, Wcadoek,
Wheeler (III.), Williams (III.), Wilson
(Chio), Wilson (Wash.), Wolverton,
W ctner, Wright (Mass.)—172.
The affirmative vote was entirely Dem
o« ri.tic. The negative was cast by 88
Republicans, 75 Democrats and t) Popu
lists. A viva voce vote on the bill was
taken and the bill was defeated.
When the senate took up consideration
of the tariff bill Mr. Joues usked leave
to withdraw the compromise amendment
of the tobacco schedule which made the
rate on leaf wrapper and unstemmed
$1.50 and $2.25 respectively, and restore
the house amendmeut, in which the
rates are $1 und $1.25 respectively. The
move was a surprise to seuators on both
sides, as by agreement the compromise
paragraph was adopted pro forma, with
the understanding that the subject shall
be considered later. Tho other Jones
amendments to tho tobacco schedule were
then adopted, and tho senate passed to
the schedule of agricultural products uud
They Swindle mi Old Man Oat of a
IIlK Roll.
St. Peter, Miun., June 7.—A bold rob
bery was perpetrated this morning at
the tent of Cook & Whitby's cirrus,
whieh is iu town. Michael McGrath, a
wealthy farmer from Le Sueur county,
came here early this morning. While
walking down street he met a man who
asked him to come down and inspect
some race horses at the circus teut.
Ir.be old uiun saw. uothing dangerous in
this aud went along, viewed the bounti
ful animals, after which he was taken to
side tent, where three cards, two blue
tmd one red, were placed before him aud
I 2,000 was offered if he could turn up
the red card. Michael ventured, turned
up the lucky card und was promised the
money if lie eould show himself worth
91,000. Mr. McGruth went at once to
the First National bank and drew $1,500,
having the remainded, saying he was
going to buy some laud. With this
money he returned to the circus tent.
Arriving there he was seized by two
men, while a thrird grabbed the bag
eonhiitting $l,(25 and cseaicd. The
other two men promised to settle with
Michael, and gave him a note with the
following contents-: "New York, June 0.
June l!\) after date I promise to pay to
Mich. McGrath $1,025. Charles A.
Rodgcrs." A uiau calling himself Judge
Wilson came forward, knelt down aud
swore to pay stipulated su£i at the
post office in St. Peter June 20. Old Mc
Grath was then forced to kneel down
and swear to say nothing about the mat/,
vote on Mr.
tJox's amendment was us. follows
A yon—-Abbott, Alexander, Arnold,
Bailey, Bankhead, Bell, Black (tta.),
Bland, Boatuer, Bower (X. C.), Brnueh,
Brcekinridge (Ky.), Bunu, Cabuniss,
Cauiphill. (.'atrhings, Clark (Mo.), Cobb
(Ala.), Cockrell, Cooper (Tla.), Cooper
(lnd.). Cooper Cox, Craiu, Craw
ford, Culberson, Cummiugs, Davey, Dear
muiid, Denson. Diustnorc. Kdinund?,
Kllis (Kan.). JCuglish (Cal.), Enle, Epea,
1'ithien, Fyan, (Jcury, Gorman, Grady,
Hall (Mo.), Harter, 'Heard, Henderson
(X. C.), Hutehinsou, Izlar, Jones, Kyle,
l^atinier, kavTsuu, J^epter, Lf.vjugstou,
Minneapolis, June 7—Ex-Mayor Walter
Milnor of Excelsior was the victim of a
brutal assault and robbery last night. He
was slugged with an oar lock, and when
he recovered consciousness his pockets
were turned inside out and everything of
value gone. The work is thought to have
been done by a tramp.
A Roller Mill Sold.
Cnndo, X. D., June 7.—Averill & Alden
sold their new roller mill nt this place
to A. B. McDonald. It is one of the
best mills in the state.
He 1« Aciutttcil of Murdering Harry
Mankato, Minn., June 7.—Shortly after
.12-o'clock yewterdny the news began to
spread that the jury had returned a ver
dict of acquittal in the murder trial of
William Conway. Great excitement pre
vailed, although those familiar with tho
evidence given looked for the above ver
Judge Severance charged the jury in a
fair and impartial manner, and told them
they would be justified in ignoring
Empey's testimony.
The jury retired just before noon, and
in ten minutes sent word they had
reached au agreement.
The prisoner was brought in and re
ceived the joyfnl news in the same com
posed manner which he has born through
the long and weary trial. The court at
once discharged the prisoner,' who has
been in jail nine months, lacking seven
diiys, and by invitation ho dined with
Sheriff Glynn in the private dining room.
He will return to his wife and little ones
at Cherokee, Iowa.
The trial has cost Blue Earth county
between $5,(XX) and $0,000, and was the
Ingest ever held iu this court. Hughes
Bros, and Lorin Gray, who defended
Conway, are receiving mauy congratula
tions. John E. I uyne's trial was to
have followed Conway's, he being joint
ly charged with the same crime, but it is
lic-vcd he will be disclu rged on account
of lack of evidence. It is understood
that Attorney Genera{ Childs will recom
mend this, as the same evidence would
be used in both eases.
The murder of Harry M. Walravctt
still remains a mystery.
Illflr Flour HanineMft.
Duluth, Minn., June 7.—Mills at Du
hit It and Superior the past week ground
more flour than in any previous week in
tbiir history, the figures being 1*5,358
bairels, a daily average of 10,000 bar
rids. The weefc next to this was in
November last, when JQ,000 barrels were
turned out. Last week's business ex
ceeded the week before by about O.ttOO
barre|s. During the \veek the mills
shipped £0.000 barrels and now hold
stocks of 03,000 barrels. They will prob
ably grind very heavily during the pres
ent week, but as there is an advance in
flour freights Friday they may let up
little then.
Federalist* Succeed.
Pari*. Tune 7. Dispatches received
here from Brazil say that federalist
bands ii the Provuice of Rio Grande do
S.ul have met with success which has en
ahVd tiuui to udvauce. The Brazilian
goveruuient. has sent reinforcements of
troops into the State of Pntuuguu.
The Conference Between illlnnl*
Operator* an* the Mlnera Cornea to
Knaght and the straggle Will 11.
Continued Indefinitely.
Danville, HI., June 1.—Matters arc gnt
tiug dttsperpte with the striking minors
in the Danville field. Many of the fami
lies are starring. Relief committees can
vass the farmers for fifteen miles for
something to eat. St. Elizabeth hospital
of this city is out of coal and its patients
are suffering for want of footl ami
warmth. The miners refuse to allow the
sisters coal. They propose to stop all
trains carrying coal ami aru stopping
freight trains aud examining the box ear*
to see if they contain coal.
Siotdalc, Pa., June 1.—The situation
in the coke region is quiet and peaceable.
The strike leaders s.iy tho governor's
I reclamation was not intended to sup
press meetings and marchings any more
than it was to do away with the deputies
und their Winchesters. Meetings of the
strikers will continue as usual. Two ear
loads of negroes were imported last night
for the Frick Standard plant, aiid forty
two Austriaus have been ruu into thv
Moycr works Rain?y company.
Birmingham, Ala., June 1.—The com
mittee appointed by the citizens' muss
meeting to confer with the o|orators' and
miners' committee, with a view of adjust
ing the strike, if possible, met the opera
tors. After a prolonged conference noth
ing was accomplished, tlic operators de
clining to recede from their original prop
osition of 20 per cent reduction. The
operators believe they have about wi
the fight, but the strikers are tirm yet.
Cripple Creek, Col., June- 1.—The war
clouds that hover over Bull Hill and
Birttle Mountain look very threatening.
A rumor has reached the camp that tliu
deputies are preparing to advance toward
Bull Hill, nnd the miner» are preparing
to give them a warm reception. There is
uo truth iu the rumor that, the miners
havo a lot of deputies prisoners. The
strikers arc making prisoners of men
whom they consider dangermiN to their
safety, and it is stated that fifty persons
are thus held iu custody.
Oskuloosa, Iowa, Juue 1.—The presence
of the military companies at Evans ye
terday seemed to dishearten the strikers
for time, but they rallied from their
surprise and marched to this city iu a
body, where a great mass meeting wa
held in the public square. The speaker
disclaimed auy intention to do violence,
and scored the calling out of the troops.
It was asserted that it was not a strike,
but merely a suspension of labor, ami
tlint they proposed to stand firm until
the demands were satisfied in other
Iveakuk, Iowa, June 1,—A delegation
of strikers marched from Oenterville to
Dennia and forced the miners in a pri
vute mine operated for the Iveokuk &
Western lailroad to stop work. The rail
road is hard pressed for fuel and lias
taken off local freight trains two days
each week.
Chtrieston, W. Va., June 5.—A tulc
fi't-m from Montgomery states that as
the miners at rowelltou were leaving
(be mines lust night several sliot were
fired at them from the surrounding tim
ber, resulting in four well being killed.
None of the men who-did the shooting
Were discovered. The proprietor of the
I'owellton mines telegraphed th. fact of
•.hi! shooting to the governor stating that
had asked the sheriff for protection,
and asked if r.othiugT could be done to
protest his meu.
('ripple Creek, Colo., June 5. The
strikers have spent the day iu perfecting
their differences. Their forces were in
creased to-day by 30U meu who came
from the district of Pueblo. Women
uud children have been streaming toward
this place from Victor nnd Altnian. The
miners have loaded beer kegs with dyna
mite, scrap iron, railroad iron, and lmvo
placed tlieni on the crests of lilobe llili
aud Battle mountain.
Denver, June 5.—Gov. Waite has le
'qncstvd Assistant State's Attorney Mollis
ami .Solicitor .Stephen A. 1'rett to give
him au opinion of the Clippie Creek
situation and his duty us governor. They
have replied in effect that the governor
should grant Sheriff Bower's demand for
troops to aid him in disarming the strik
ers. What action the governor will take
has not becu announced, it is under
stood Gov. Waite has been given power
l.y tho strikers to agree upon terms of
Springfield, 111., June 5.—Gov. Altgeld
to-day received the following telegram
from the sheriff of Williamson comity,
at Marion, 111.:
"I am powerless in the bauds of 1,KHI
meu and women, armed with dynamite
and guns. I aui compelled to withdraw
my forces at Carterville."
The governor has replied, asking how
many deputies the sheriff had and what
acts of violence, if any, had occurred.
Thirty guns wjtii ammunition were for
Newton, Iowa, Juno 5.—Two hundred
striking miners front the Oswalt miner
marched to-day to the only two mint's
in which the meu remained at work and
ordered the men to quit work after to
day. The men will not go to work in
the morning. Tho strikers will inarch to
Otley to-morrow aud endeavor to drive
the men out there.
Indianapolis, June 6.—A special frmu
IiUlhan to the Sentinel says: Parties
who have just come in from Farmers
burg report that the militia fired ou tile
strikers and killed four men. News lias
jus' reached here that the strikers an
burring the bridges behind the coal train.
Mtrbert and Sam Wolsey, coal operators,
have just come ill from Shelburn to r.v
e:.tu the uiob of miners that was aftc
(hem with a rope.
Denver. June 5.—The strike at Cripplo
Creek appears to have been settled at a
conference in this city. The terms, sc
far as learned, are that the owners will
pay $£i for eight hours' work, and may
employ both union and non-union uieu
McKeesport, Pij., June 0.—Wlien' th
wcikicen at thq National Tube works
ho had taken the places of strikers
\ijilt? out they were met by a mob ol
several thousand. Mary of the workmen
rtlkrncd within tile ciidosnrc, but a
lil'U'l er attempted to get to their homes.
These were set upon by the strikers ai:d
terribly beaten. The entire polk-e force
were on duty, but they were powerless.
As far us known :io one was killed,
but severa( were badly injured, fine
:n started tip Fifth avenue and a mob
of fully 1,(MX) gave chase. He jumped
ou an' Mecflic err, but the inob surround
ed the ear, and, pulling down Hie trolley,
cut tllo wires. The cars liaye liow
stopped running. The mob surrounded
the work's und are now in possession of
the plant. The sheriff has been
upon and deputies will leave for the
scene oil the first train. The uiob has
heard that the deputies are coming and
threats urq iuade that they \vi|| kill' them.
The deputies will be uuder cpmniand of
Sheriff Itichard*. who is ii courageous
man, aii4 he will atteupt to force the
ui((b from the works, Tjio wildest cv
eitenieut prevails throughout the city und
thousands of strikers and tbeir friends
are on the streets. Whenever a non
union man is seen a rush is made for
him. If he is caught he is given a
thorough drubbing. Iu the /rowd urv
many women and shildrcu.
Crippio Creek, Colo., Juue 0. AIov
ander Uclutosh, state organizer for the
miners' union, r.-ad the arbitration agree
ment to tiie asseubled miuers and ini
mediately all the meu on Bull Ilill laid
down their gruis, tj(s .picket*
Jieing culled
In and the fortification abandoned. The
Colnuibus, Ohio, June 0.—At the meet*
ing of the general executive board of the
United Mine workers resolutions were
adopted calling joint conferences of the
miners nnd operators iu the various div
tricts Saturday, June II.
Ptkin, 111,, June 7—There was a bloody
kutlfu ut Little's coal mine, live miles
down the Illinois river from IVkin, to
day. Word was received here this morn
ing that 500 miners from west of the
river were about to r.tt:ick tiie mine,
feherilf Frederick swore in a posse
set out for the scene. Thy strikers as
sembled at ttcntouville and crossed ih
Illinois by ferries. There weru about
400 meu and some women. The sheriff
und posse remonstrated with the mob
in vain. The leader of the stri^erf,
with a revolver in each hand, eried out
**follow me,*' anil the crowd charged on
the mine. The two Utiles nnd their
two tons and a colored man retreated
to the tower, above the shuft, aud opened
lire on the attacking party, some of whom
were seen to fall. The tire was returned
und huudrcds of shots were tired into
aud through the tower. The Littles
hoisted a white Hag, but the liring did
not cense. The shaft was set on lire
and up shot the titttucs. It was feared
the powder house would be tired and tho
crowds retreated. The air shtii'i was
kept closed.
The killed are John .Tacksou, colored
miner nt Little's, and Kd Jliooni, one of
the strikers.
The wounded are Kd Little and IVter
Little, of the besieged, the former shot
iu the breast, probably fatally: the latter
in the arm. Half a do/.en others were
slightly hurt.
There were a number of miners in the
shaft who, it is feared, are sulToeated.
Among them are tins Moritz, Fred
Moritz and Johji Uockcy. The sheriff
and posse have returned from the siene
unable to eope with the mob. IVkiu in
wild with excitement.
Tripplo Creek, Colo., June 7.—There
tvill be no battle between the fortified
union miners on Hull Hill and the army
of deputy sheriffs who are now encompcd
on Jieavcr creek, less thau live miles
from Hull Mill, ui less a ircaehcrous
move is made by one side or the other.
The aspeet of atl'airs was decidedly war
like until a short while ago. Although
the deputies cut all the telegrapn wires
between this city and Midland the
mil crs woie juie!:ly informed by their
scout of the advance of the sheriffs for
and prepared for battle. They were will
ing to submit to the militia, but: declared
they wou'd never be arrested until the
troops arrived. The deputies decided
uot to at until the militia arrives.
Columbus, Ohio, .tune 7. Uov. Mc
Kinlcy has just ordered out a force of
militiamen to the scene of 1h'»
strike in Kastern Ohio. All of the com
mand of the Fourteenth regiment and
the Kighth regiment, and several com
panies of the Seventeenth regiment have
been ordered out. The Fourteenth regi
ment will leave on a special train to
night lor Kastern Ohio. The scenes of
tiie trouble are iu ltelmout uud Uucrnscy
McKcesport, Fa., Juno 7.—Not with
standing that the mayor and chief of po
lice claim to be able to control the riot
ous dement here, it remains evident that
what, the crowd wishes to do is done
without tnolestatiou from ollicers. The
town to-day has been under practical con
trol of au unorganized mob who have de*
slro.vcd a large amount of property.
I5razil, lnd., June 7.-To-day a crowd
/f angry miners blockaded No. .1 Van
Unlia wesi-houttd freight east of here
and stoned the trainmen. The engineer,
William Barr, was struck iu the head
by a heavy stone and instantly killed,
llrukcjuuu llarshman was hit in the
back and badly hurt. The strikers con
tii.ned throwing stones until cvrv win
dow )II the caboose and ••ligine was
broken. The excitement intense. Of
iieirs are in hot pursuit of the strikers.
Truck rinter Water.
Tacotna. Wash.. Juno 7. Assistant
(Jcnernl Superintendent Dickinson, of
the Northern Pacific. Ikis returned from
a trip over his road. He says uinety
Uve miles of the road are uuder water,
from Horse Flaincs, Miut.. Odin,
Idaho. 1U5 miles wist of Hope. Bnsi-
on that division will be susi-eml.'d
ri til the waters rcede.
HtkUlcd nil Anarchist.
Lcndon. June 7. The police to-day
raided th»* pruuises -xcupied by a French
enarehist in the llampslead road, this
cify, ami nude a very important, dis
ovcry. Particular* regarding tin* raid
withheld for the present.
13. ('. .lullitMoii Henri.
Farniington. Minn., June 7. i. C.
Johnson, one of the oldest resident of
this cornty. died at Lakeville this morn
ing. The funeral will occur to-morrow*
nftuT'on. Civic societies will attend in
a body.
Tumor fteinovcri.
Berlin, Special.—1The semi-oili' t.il Ueich
AatiKcigcr to-day publishes a muire signed
by Professors Bcrgmann, Lenthold and
Schlange saying that at the new palace,
Potsdam, at 11 o'clock this morning, "by
the emperor's direction, the undersigned
removed a small encysted tumor from his
left cheek. Tim operation was performed
without any anaesthetic und in a few
Water WorkH KoikIm.
Duluth, Minn.. Special.—Now that the
ivat.cr bond issue is decided invalid the
c.omicil will call au election to vote on
the proposition to issue #.j0:,000 in bond*
for water works.
Y. M. V. A. Jubilee.
London, Sjiecinl. The international
jubilee and convention of the Y. M. C. A.
was opened to-day by au impressive
service iu WeUninster Abbey. The
great edifice was crowded. The bishop of
London preached. Ororjie Williams,
founder of the association, was present
at the reception and vas given hearty
Injured l»j Fro«»t.
Middlcsboro, Ky., Special.--Frost in
this section last niuht 'lid immense dam
age to gardens and growing corn. Tin*
wheat crop is also injured.
Uoftec liMliiNtry*
Junction City, Kan., Special.—The Pan
American Tropical 1-ruit and Coffee com
pany, which was organized here some
month* ago, was ihartcu"! under the
Xebraska state laws with a capital of
.$2,500. The company has a deed for
4,000 acres of valuable laud near Luke
Isabella, Guatemala.
A llanlmnd** Fatal Error.
Duluth, Special.—Mrs. John Strong Is
/ying in a critical condition as a result
ff accidental poisoning. She n*)ked her
husband to give her a dose of medicine,
and, by mistake, he ^ave her carbolic
acid. Her recovery ii improbable.
X«i Dual \ouiiiinlloit,
Yankton, S. I*., SpccJjil. llobcrt J.
'iambic to-day declared himself a candi
date for cougresHon the Uepublicau tick
et. This is the outcome of a conference
with politicians throughout the state. He
••vi!! accept uo other nomination.
Uctl Wii»x Threatened.
Ued Wing, Minn., Special.--Fire to
Ia.v destroyed a barn in the rear of cPr
ins Bros.' livery, and for a while a good
deal of business property was iu danger.
The firemen finally managed to get thu
tapper hand.
town has been decorated with* t)ng» and MVLUlAEiU
the rejoicing over the settlement of thv
strike is general. THE NOTORIOUS VtonilER ig FIN­
The DeM|»«»rn«lw In Tracked to His
lt«»nleKYouN hy Hepatic* and In
Shot to Death While Trylnir to
Muke HIN K'«Ncii|ie.
Atdinore, lnd. T., .Tune 0.—Bill Dulton,
the noted outlaw and leader of the Long
View robberies, lies dead in this city
pierced through by a Wnehester bullet.
One of his pals visited Ardiuore and by
incautious talk aroused the suspicions
of the deputy marshals who organized
and surrounded the robbers near a little
towu named Klk. about twenty miles
distant. While the men were taking
their position Daltou was seen to couic
out, look around and immediately return.
Tho oliieers on the outside were dis
coveied by hiui through a window or by
some woman in the house, aud, pistol in
hand, he jumped through (he window on
tho north and started to run east. C.
Mart, one of the deputies, was less than
thirty yards from the house and called
ou him halt. Dalton turned nrouud,
tried to take aim while ruuuiug, and
just then the ollicer shot. Two jumps iu
the air were the only motions made.
His pistol fell from ids hand and he
Si nk to the ground, and Hart ran up
aud asked him what he was doing there,
but he
t.m near dead to reply, and
expired wihont a word. The house was
seniel.ed ami over 150 letters besides rolls
of crisp bank bills were found. The
addresses proved hint to be Bill Ualton,
and the money proved him to be the
lender of the l/.»ng View robbers. His
wile, who is in Ardiuore, hcramc hys
terical, but soon recovered and tele
graphed C. H. Blivens, 14^7 Van Ness
avenue. Sun Fiaucisto, ami relatives in
Kingfisher, Okhu that her husband was
Diploma nml Uolil Merial for S|.»u\
(•'nil* Inventor,
Sieus Falls, S. P., June 0. -Oscar
Lricksen, snperinteml-nt of the electric
light works here, has juxt ivieived word
fioin the Parisian inventors' academy of
Paris that he has been made a member
d* honor that institution and award s!
a tirst-clas diploma and gold .nedal.
This dislim tion courts from the academy
on aMotmt of the rei ut invention by
Mr. Frh'kson of au clcctric meter which
he has patented iu the Tinted States,
Fughind, icrmany and Franc •.
Cherokee 1'ity-Hitjt-.
Tahlequah. 1ml. T., June !». The day
at tin* big Cherokee puymcul has passed
without incident and nearly Umim has
been handed out to frtunatc Cherokee*.
The crowd is still being augim nted by
th" arrival of hundreds of people daily,
and the entrance to the pay windows is
jammed with au imannsc eoueourse of
people from daybrtak until night. The
rush has become so great and a cress to
tln» pay windows so uncertain that a
general brokerage business has l.ee*, in
augural* b.v a couple of enterprising
capitalists now on the ground.
I I'arfkhiirftt for Jla.voi\
New York, June 0. A crusade has |,c
gt'ii in favor of the Uev. C. II. Park-
Intrsi for mavor. It said that aroi.ml
I.ini the uuti-Tammruy .'iiitiment of New
I rk has been cr\sta!|e/ing for two
ears, ami that he surely, though
slowly, won his way to the h"irls of
the men and woni 'M of thU commimisy.
The nomination, it is urged, ought to be
rpoii him.
The Tliirri Time Fatal,
Webster City. Iowa, June W.
Fo\al, xvlio conducts a large harness
stt»ro in this city and i» an cx-ei.y oliicer,
wrs burned lo a
crisp tt»i.
morning at
as the result of the habit he had
inquired of setting tire to the city jail
vhen confined there for oruiikeuness.
Twice before he had started tiles in the
jail, but the third time proved fatal.
.im ii Dcmllocli.
Vntshurg. Pa.. June 0. Delegates to
the Txveuiy-fourth eongn ?sional district
convention met here yesterday to nous
mate a candidate fot congress, but after
twenty-live ballots lt:id been taken with
out result eouxeutioti adjourne I
meet at McKcesport in two weeks. The
last ballot, which was the same as tlx
tiist, resulted: Kbirhart, 17: Acheron,
10 I lonpwood, 14: .Morris, -I.
i'oisoit III tfie CoflVe.
Danville. 111.. June The village of
roiiT is cvitcd over a death from
|h nii'g. aud several more threatened.
Mrs. Sophia Oxvclbng.-r, wife of a promi
nent farmer, died yesterday from drink
ing coffee, supply *d to have been
poisne-d. A number of neighbors also
drank the eof|'« and xvriv almost im-
diately prostrate.!.
l.oNt a Tlimill).
Cripple Creek. Colo.. June One
thumb of a miner was the only damaf
done in the skirmish ye-aerday between
miners and deputies, which was brought
on by a movement of a couple of hun
dred deputies toward Bull Ilill. in order
fe t*(i apt tire several of their hordes which
h:*d sJrj'.ved.
*V SSis Heart Out.
T'cnxer. June Francis Murphy xvas
killed in naa in I. nwr by his laud
lord. Chri-fi
Srhrain e. Murphy's
heart was c»j n. twain ly one blow with
a chisel. Tin men had quarreled over
rents and Murphy sirueS the lir-a btoxv.
Viuit'u JSi'it t'ran•'!/(•.
Sioux Falls. S. I., June !». A Voting
Men's Republic,.!! ci:j ha* been »rgi!i
bed in !his ilty. At the initi .] neeting
of tic dub there \f.»s large attcnli:i*e
and much enthusiasm uamifcstcd. It
has already about Itui members and has
con mittcc out canxj.^.-h-g for more.
A. I:. I
ut Utile rallN.
Little Palis. Minn.. June 1». A branch
•f the Am rican Kaiiwav union has heeii
org.-nixed here xvith a membership of
Itr.inhle Win* a
Loudon. June !». At Kpsom to-day the
Oaks, of -brViO sovereigns, for three-year
old fillies, carrying nine stone each, dis
tance about one mile and a half, was
won by AmiaMe, brown lilly. by St.
Sin.on. on! of Tact, owned by ihc duke
•f Portland.
Washington, June !». Minnesota xvas
represented by Mrs. K. Flandrau at
the aunuai lmcting of Mount Vernon
association hcia here !o-day. She is a
member of ia e\o.*uhv bo-ird.
I'riMouerM to Iteceive a Dollnr a Rii)
for the T|oi^ The.y Have It^en Ifetil
San Francisco. Special-• For oy« lif
Icen months nine m.-n against whom
t.o -harge has been made have been gov
trnment prnotnrs at Angeles isl'iml.
3'hey were witnesses against St. Clair,
Uparf end Ilaie :i, the woi ld-le- pirat«'s
»f ihe bark lle*ir, 'vlso killil Ma'e
Fit'/'.'eralil. fter having plotted lo kill
fdl the ollici-rs and cruise the southern
tea as freebooters. Tins witnesses were
unable to give bm.ds :^.d \ve-tv throivn
Inte the goyornuient penal hitlt tti »n.
pending au appeal to the supreme court.
Kach lias \ieu :illu\\nt a day as wit
t'.( ss fees, howt^ei, and :h.*y will be paiu
lluir money to-day, wh"n all will be e
h-JMd, in aet ordat.ee with au ord» ft
\Vr?hii»glon. The death watch has b.»*t''
v.\t t'poti the condemn-*! pirates, .lgiiu-u
whom they were witnesses.
Political KerJi|».
Sditi, Special.—Itival meetings »f suiv
porters of M. Stambeuloff and of the op
position party wore held last night. Aftc.
tin* meetings the two panics came to
getter opposite the palate and a con
Ilk followed. The light while it lastei
was a fierce one, and a number of
vojvcr shots were tired and a numb*,
wen* more or less injured in the m«dce.
Tins Stamboulofl' party was victorious au.
proceeded to the residence of their leader
where they made a demoiiHtratiuu,
Miteat Quotation* From drain nnd
Live Stock Center*.
Chicago, June Jl.—Wheat strong cash.
.50 |«le: July, 00 5-8c. Corn higher cash,
41 l-Sc: July, 41 o^c, Oats higher
ci nil, 4l!a4ttc July, ttt)l-4c.
Minneapolis, June 0.—Wh"at Juue
elosid at t»Ort-4c July opened at (50c
highest, llOtt-k low st, 50 5-84* closing,
GtKMe September opened at 5S l-2c
highest, 5St-i!e: lowest, 07 'i-Se closi.ig,
oSl-'Je. On track—No. 1 hard, 021-4e
No. 1 Northern, 01 l-4c No. 2 Northern.
St. Paid, June J).—Ilogs Best hogs
steady: common weak: yards cleared
ctrly to packers at $4.:tOa4.45. Cattle—
Prime steers, Srt.l'oaJi.SO: good ste»rs $3
a:UM: prime cows, .$J.5»a2.75: good cows,
$H.:\"a'J.5o: common to fair cows, $L25n
light veal calves. .daM.7r: heavy
calves, .2aJl stoekers, $L75al!..jO feed
"I-k. hulls, ."iil.rnla2.15.
Chinij-'o, .1 lino !».—«'jitllc—1'i'iiiic lo ,.x
tni iiiitivc steers, !f4.Slln.V1(l liiodiuin,
¥4.^-1.50': ut I,its, .i:!.!iriii4.'Jtl: T"X
I. Iieirs—ItotiKh henry.
4.5)1: iiiiHuu-s :ml mixwl, .fl.tKla4.75
prime lionv.v nml luitelier weights, $4.7ll
4.SII: assiirteil liftlit. S4.5~iI,(KI.
Chilli Humeri DeiHli.
Stillwater, Minn.. June .- Finnk, tho
lv.-.vear-iilil sun nf Julius .n,„| „.y
Si'liiefelpeiu. near Hmiierset, was burned
to ileath yesterday. While tl
was at the hike fur water the little fol
low (cut hold of .Mum. matches whieh he
ipiited. settiti),' his clothes
lire. He
lived lint a few minutes. Tile mother's
hands were liadly liurned. Two voars
a four-year-old child of the same
family Imruod to death iu a similar man
a lio\cminieot ('out
Crand Forks. \. 1»„ June !. The
•Virlh Dakota Milling association of this
oitj was recently awarded a Kovcrninout
contract to supply 5.INHI barrels of flour
to the Standing Itoek 11 p'hrv, Fort
Stevens anil Toiikiio Uiver. This asso
ciation has tun iihed a laryo amount of
Hour the past two years on government,
IHwIlKiireil Uy Pile.
Stillwater. Minn.. June St.--Mrs, Thom
as Wiley was badly burned about th*
bauds, head ami face to-day. She li.nl
used kerosene on her hair ami afterward
used a hat curling iron. The kerosene
ignited and her hair was horned off Her
face is disttgurcii.
HroUf a iJiuii.
Sioux Palls. S. !.. J„m, p. -The eigh
teen nionths'-old child of Kred Miutzlalf
yesterday had its b- broken. The little
one was playing on an outside eell.ir
do.»r when the wind suddenly slummed
the door shut, catching the child's leg,
\*ith the above result. The limb was set
an.I the child will get along all right.
Urotviioil liHe llatMim.
Chippewa Palls, Wi.»„ Jm.c 0.—Hav
Colpitis, so,, „f VolplttN the Oma
ha station agent ,t Hayward. was
drowned in the riv rat the pumping sta
tion in this city yesterday while swim
ing with live other boys. Mr was
about twelve years old. The budv has
not been
DriiKK'lNtN Convene.
St. Louis, June The Western As
sociation of Wholesale Druggists is con
vened in annual session here, with repre
sentatives of every prominent house
south ami west of Pittsburg present.
The association, which has for its aim
the elevation of the standard of tirtMes
•solo by its members, will be iu session
two days.
llelMilhlltttr the llri«1ite«.
Duluth. Minn,, .tune 0. -Floods along
tin lakes and rivers north of the boun
ds ry line have taken away every bridge
ot. the line of the Port Arthur, Duluth &
\\»sttru road between Port Arthur and
the we.-tern terminus of the road iu Min
nesota. They are being rebuilt ami trav
el will be resumed in a few oays.
I'lenle a ml 'onveiitloiiM.
Jamestown, X. D., June it.-The an
nual .Northern Paeilic railroad picnic for
the Dakota division will take place at
alley Chv June to. T|,. Masonic grand
bodies of this
will hold their an­
nual meetings at Valley rj|y June 11*.
Ihe Sunday school state convention will
convcnc at Valley City June and *J7.
rienMeil With the Cr»il«'»r.
Washington. June ii.- Senator Wash
brni says he is delighted over Ihe j|i|en
Tiii showing made by the cruiser Minne
apolis on her trial trip. Otticr Minne-
Ijiis in Washington express like opin
ions. Xaval officers are talking of luije
else to-ilay.
Ail liii|M»Mt on l)iNtllkrl%
Wellington, June !». -The bureau of
Ann ric.un republics has receiv.-d informa
ti« I! that the president of
decreed that the iti^uiM of
shall be Icyicd ou all tho distilleries of
alcoholic liquors for llm next liseal y..al.
thi* same as the last lisca| year.
.1. K. Hole li«*N *ii4l«lciil.
Clr\»land. Ohio, June SJ.—Kx-Coinicil
ii an J. K. Hole, one of the receivers -if
the Valley railroad, and president of tho
American Steel Casting company, which
icuntly absorbed numerous ,Ue| plants
throughout the ciinntry. dM «uddenly
to-dav at Chester. Pa,, of apoplexy.
SiiMtiiin^l tnruo LOIIKCM,
(Jratid Forks, X. D., June tl. —In the
matter of conttibutions to the tire stif
fen rs
Fargo lodges at a late hour-
tin* grand lodge voted to sustain
the Fargo lodges.
tlilvriiiun'ii fctenMeiice l.oote«l.
Anoka, Minn.. June ti.-Ald. J. \V.
Sted's resideuee was looted by burglars
this morning while Mr. and .Mrs. Steed
were on the other side of the riyev, No
SlKiieil Oie Drillve Hill.
Washington. Juue !i.-~The juvsident
has signed the Xew ^ork and New
Jersey bridge bill.
Ilarry II
Holla, X. D., June {K Mrs. Helen
Jtyrry of Ox Creek, Kolette county,
Ranged hci'si If yesterday to the yoof ,',f
the stable. Hereditary insanity was the
cause. She leaves a husband and four
Safe nt llu«surilN Hay.
Jtuazard's Hay. Mass.. June !».- t'om
modol'i1 IScucdict's steam yacht Oneida,
with Mrs. Cleveland, iSuth, Kstl\c. and
the nurse and Mr. and M^s. Item-diet
and Miss Benedict ab,»aid, has arrived
It Will He l.unir Reiuemh+red.
New Ulm, Minn.. Special.—Tho farm of
Altmann, in West Xewton, iiw miles
north of licit. was on the 20th the scene
of the largest wedding celebration ever
held iu this vicinity. The occasion was
the marriage of Joseph AUuiauu to Mary
Kcinhart. Ovor l.tHH) people were in
vi eil and nearly all were present, many
from Xew Cbn. The festivities lasted all
»ue day and were carried on well jute
the uioiuiug of the second day.
Treated With Indignity.
Colorado Springs, Colo., Spccial*—Clint
l1. ISruinard of Cripple (.'reek, counsel for
the miuers* union, who was arrested anu
hold for two day** iu the deputies' camp
at Divide biJVre being transferred to the
iail heiv, says lie will sue El I'aso county
for $-0,000 damages, lit* claims to have
been subjected to gross indignities aud
even threatened with hanging by the dep
The Street Hallway'* Harvest.
Duluth, Special.—All the Northern Pa
cific short line trains between Duluth
tmd Superior will be taken off June 0.
Tins will leave but four Uart line train
daily over the St. ISuri & Duluth road.
year ago the Northern Pacific was car
ryiug 10,000 to 12,000 people daily
of fonmnlal prtrttii
rcs DXPAXl
Pliiort nml wind Wine Knlxo Kearly
Out of KxlHtenee^storleii of Death
nnd lJcMtruclon-.Thc Low Mtllloft«
of Dollnr*.
Xorthport, W ash., .Tune 8.—A mesfutn
gerr lias arrived here to-dav from Nel
son with the report that Kaslo, B. C.t
was spept almost entirely ut of exist
ence Suuday by a Hood ami wind. It
said the wharf and stores were carried
into the lake and that several persons
are uiising. Xo particulars are obtain
able. ihe telegraph wire is down and
trains are not running.
Vancouver, B. C„ Juno 8.—All tho
Canadian Pacific passengers who left for
the hast Sunday and since theu returned
to tliis^ city last uight, having found it
impossible to get thtongh the moun
tains. There are half a dozen breaks of
a serious nature along the line, and tho
track cannot probably bo opened for a
week, A more serious interruption than
previously icported is due to a cloud
burst in the vicinity of Lytton, Men
who returned last uight from upper river
points bring sad stories of death, devas*
tation and desolation.
Taeoma, W ash., .Tune S.—Hail road men
nnd others are beginning to estimate the
damage done by the 'Hoods throughout
the Northwest. A -number of eenserva
tiv men have placed the amount in the
neighborhood of $5.4MM 1,000. It is esti
mated that the Hoods aud washouts of
tracks and loss of business will cause
a loss of at least each to the
Oreat Northern and Canadian Pacific
roads, and nearly as much to the North
ern Pacific. Hailway men hero think it
will take tho Oreat Northern and Cana
dian Pacitie a month to liiutlly repuir
their tracks, and the Northern 1'acitio
nearly as long.
Xew ^ork, June N.--The following dis
patch has just been received from C. 11,
Hosmcr, manager of the Cmudiun Pa
cific railroad at Montreal:
"There is absolutely no truth in the
report of au accident to the Itaymond
Whitney excursion party. The excur
sion referred to Is at Field, B. C., and
there has bT-eu yo accident to any pas
senger train on the road by which loss
of life has occurred. -15. H. llosmer."
Mr. llosmer ulso forwards the follow
ing dispatch:
"Field, H. C., June 7.—'The Itaymond
Sr hitcmnh party mentioned as having
been lost in tin1 unuutaitis are comfort
ably located at the Canadian Pacific
hotel here. They are waiting for the re
pair of the railway west of here."
or the Seotcli-lrlNU Society off
America HiathiiNlaNllcally Opened.
Des Moines, June 8.—Tho largo audi
ence hall of the Y. M. C. A. building was
crowded to suffocation when the sixth
annual congress of the Scotch-Irish So
ciety of America was called to order by
lion. P. M. Casady. the audience
were representative men from nearly
every state and territory, Pennsylvania,
Ahtham.'i, California, Texas, Illinois.
Wisconsin aud Minnesota being especial
ly well represented. Prayer was offered
by Hev. Dr. A. L. Frisbie, and after a
musical selection by a double quartet
addresses of welcome were delivered by
Col. John Scott, president of the Iowa
state society Oov. Frank D. Jackson
uud the mayor of the city, all of whom
greeted the delegates and referred la
eulogistic terms to the objects and influ
ences of the society. Appropriate re
sponses were made by Jioti. IJobert Bon
ner of New York and other delegates*
An adjournment was then taken. In
Ihe afti.a*puun the delegates were taken
to various places of interest throughout
tho city, and at night there was a recep
tion by the state association and the
citizens generally at the Kirkwaod hoteL
The Xt*w CrnUef Minneapolis Make*
Great Showing
Philadelphia, Juno 8.—llie new Unit
ed States imiser Minneapolis has re
turned from her preliminary builder's trial
trip. The big cruiser acquitted herself
most creditably, proving herself the equal
in every way, if not the superior, of her
sister ship, the Columbia. While it is
true that the Minneapolis did not equal
flie record o.f knots an hour made
by the Columbia on her oHicial trip, she
did better thau did her sister ship on the
preliminary trip of tho latter, the speed
of the Minneapolis being 21 75 knots,
while that of the Columbia M*as but
lio.OS. This was accomplished in spitt
of the fact that tho new ship had to
burn anthracite coah which is regarded
as a handicap, As result of this trial
it is lively predicted that the Minnenpolia
will make at least liS knots on her oil)
cial trial trip.
Men:orial Service*
they carry about -,o00. The electric
street railway is getting nearly all the
bt eincss.
St. Paul, June 8.—Two events of inter
est marked the session of the Catholic
Order of Foresters yesterday. The first
was memorial exercises held at the
Church of the Assumption, and the other
an address made before the delegates by
Archbishop Ireland. Considerable rou
tine business was transacted. Solemn
requiem hiuh mass, offered for the souls
ol tl?e departed members of the orde&
was celebrated at
tf'.veloiio In Oreuun.
Itaker City, Or.. June 8.—A disastrous
/leath-dcaling cyclone passed over a por
tion of Oraut county Saturday. The path
of the cyclone was from Fox Valley to
Long Creek, It demolished everything
iu the way. Jame^i Parish, a farmer, his
wifo and one child were killed. A num
ber of houses were destroyed, aud th#
lass of Jive stock was couiuderable.
Entire llloek Dentroyed.
Fort Worth, Tex., June 8.—Fire or«
iginnting In the house of Jeffreys, Coombs
Aj Co, this morning destroyed the entire
block in which it was situated. Logf
hrj.vy, with only partial insurance.
IteMiionded to the Calk
Akron, Ohio, ,Tune8.—In response to
the governor's cull for troops to suppress
the expected outbreak tOnlav at Cain
bridge, Companies and o, of the
Kighth regiment, left here at ail early
hour this morning for the scene of th#
Tronpn Ordered Oat.
Kenton, Ohio. June 8.—Tho Second in
fantry has been ordered to report at Co
lumbus immediately. Col. Kurt will
concentrate iu this citT.
Indians la "S'cxv Yortr.
New York, Special.—Twenty-live Sioax
Indians from Standing Itoek, N. D.f ar
tivtd here in care of James McLaughlin,
Indian agent. Thev wcr* bound for
Coney Inland and will form the inhabit
pr.ts of a Sioux war village to be located
there for the summer. 1
ho has always been charged as being
tho man who killed Gcu. Custer, acts as
chief. They Ime Sitting Bull's historic
c.iliu aud many war relics.
To-day Tasina Wakan, alias The-Eagle*
Thnt-8tands-iu-the-Door, was married to
High Bear by Itev. John Klroy Lloyd at
Wild West encampment. Brcoklyn. Great
rejoicing aud a dauce amoug tho Indians
followed. High Bear is a chief of stand
ing among the Sioux. Wakan was a
widow, her first husband having been
killed at Wounded Knee in the Sioux
war. Both are well known along tltf
Missouri valley.
Never Equaled.
Duluth, Special.—Duriug the four days
ending last night, seventeen large carriers
elcaicd from Duluth with cargoes aggre
gating 12,000,000 feet of lumber, for Buf
falo, Chicago and Toledo. This is the
largest luuilier fleet that ever left the
heed of the lakes and the cargoes of tho
four days aio valued at $150,000. Prob
ably 0,000,000 feet more will clear be-
fore Saturday from Duluth aud Superior*
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