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XT EATON, OHIO, BT L. Or. GOULD. TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION: la Advance - - - - - II .SO Job Prama of an descriptions furnished to crder, and guaranteed to prove satistactory as to quality. - FRESH TOPICS. c A fobuidablb rival of Bret Harte and John Hay is looming up in Indianapolis, where a detective recently testified as follows on the witness stand: "Pearl chinned me to take this house work; this was not at the Sheenys. He told me to cheese it on the Sheeny, as he had given him away. I then asked him what kick np he and the Sheeny had, as ny mob had split on me, and left me without a finneff." A pbovokinq piece of impudence was recently perpetrated upon Miss Emily Soldene, the opera bouffe singer, in New Orleans. A superb boquot was thrown upon the stage, and the fair artist, after smiling sweetly upon the young man who threw it, stooped to pick it up. Just before her fingers touched it, it was suddenly withdrawn, a string having been attached to it for that purpose. The gifted youth has been heavily fined for the outrage. The beretta which was recently be stowed upon our new Cardinal McCloe- koy with such ceremony, by the Papal ambassadors,- is not the Cardinal hat proper, but a simple skull-cap, to be worn at the pleasure of its possessor. The Cardinal hat, which is to be given Cardinal McCloskey at the hands of the Pope in Borne at some subsequent date, is never worn npun the head, and ap pears only on important occasions, when it is carried at the side of the Cardinal by his chief officer. A cubious fact is noted by Prof. Hay- don in his description of the Blue Range of 'mountains in Colorado. -This is the discovery of vast quantities of dead grasshoppers on the masses of snow lying on the sides of these rugged mountains, where bears eagerly seek them for food. At certain seasons of the year, the Pro fessor says, the air is filled with grass hoppers, apparently flying in every di rection, to a height beyond human vision. It is probably, he thinks, that they be come chilled in flying over these high peaks, and, dropping down on the snow, perish. Bbiqhah Young, whose opinions are valuable indicators of what civilized communities should avoid, believes in systematic brain-cramping. In the re cent Mormon conference he said : " I am opposed to free schools. Children should be educated under the care of -"their parents, and parents should labor and pay for that education. All the ed ucation a child wants is to fit bim to get his own living. In the prisons, gamb ling shops, and other dens of infamy, you see the results of the education of children in the free schools, and away from the care of their parents. Henki C. Bo wen says there has been a vast amount of lying and perjury in this Beecher business, and he insists that the chief perjurer in the case should not be permitted to leave the court room after the verdict is pronounced without being arrested for perjury. This opin ion is universally shared, except by the guilty man himself. If the jury find a verdict, they thereby find either Mr, Boecher or else Mr. Tiltbn and Mr. and MjAv-Mouiiiuu guilty tf the "most "infa mous series of perjuries. If these per jurers remain unpunished, the law against - the crime should be stricken from the statute book. A tbemehdoits explosion recently oc curred in San Francisco, caused by the x carelessness of a single individual, one Clark, and resulting in the death of sev eral persons. One of the local journals thus pleasantly suggests an epitaph for the man who caused the sad disaster : " The explosion which cost so many persons their lives was caused by a spark from a pipe, which the man Clark was smoking, dropping into some pow der. They need not look for Clark's brains ; but when they get the rest of him together they ought to bury the fragments in a prominent square, and erect over them a monument, containing ho inscription : 'Sacred to the memory of a d d fool ! In a Cincinnati beer-garden, where dens ofhage Shakes are kept on exhibi tion, the most attractive part of the enter tainment is the placing of live mice and ' squirrels in the cages to be devoured by the reptiles. The terror and struggles and final death of the poor little beasts in the presence of the horrible serpents were enjoyed as a pleasing spectacle by those who have a hankering after such sights. As a rule, the mice meet death with a trembling non-resistance, but sometimes the squirrels show a gallant . fight for life. The ether evening, relates the Commercial, a bright squirrel was placed in a diamond snake's den to be devoured, and in the battle which ensued killed its passion-fan ged antagonist. The brush-tailed Utile conquerer is to be placed in the Cincinnati Zoological Gar den, along with the donkey that whipped the lioness. ;MttS. Kousnv, the English actress, XKtfiiLji sensation atthe Grand Opera House, Cincinnati, one night re cently, by. coming before the curtain at the close of the act, and making a bitter speech, complaining of the support. She said one actor had got drunk, and his part had to be read by another. She felt mortified to have to appear under such circumstances, which, she declared, was the most dis graceful she had ever met. A long wait followed this speech. The members the stock company looked on it as an in sult, and refused to proceed without apology. At last the curtain' was rung up, and the play proceeded, but mi in ?f li Ifl iTtt lit ' 12 I L. G. GOULD, Publisher. Devoted to the Interests of the Democratic Party, and the Collection of Local and General News. Terms, $1.50 per Annum, in Advance. I TO. LVIII.--N0. 28. EATON, OHIO, THURSDAY, MAY 20, 1875. WHOLE NUMBER 420, terrupted in the middle of the second act by a shaking of the scenery, as if moved by an earthquake. Mrs. Rousby ordered the curtain down. In five minutes foe curtain went up, and the play proceeded. It was discovered that the commotion was the result of a discussion back of the flats, between the Earl of Essex and a super, about Mrs. Bousby's speech. The super sustained her, whereupon the Earl knocked him down. OHIO NEWS. of an Ohio is the largest cheese State in the Union. The Young Men's Christian Associa tion of Dayton has provided a smoking room in its new building. John Sheridan, father of Lieut. -Gen. Sheridan, died at his residence at Somer set, this State, a few days since. The town of Xenia may well be proud andjoyfuL The little daughter of the Czarowitz of Busaia has been named after it at least the Czar formally announces that she has received the name of Xcnin. The Supreme Court of this State re cently held (in the case of John Gerke, Treasurer of Hamilton county, vs. Arch bishop Purcell) that a parsonage, whether attached to a church or other wise, is subject to taxation. A kzw departure in religious matters has been taken at Ada, Hardin county, by organizing the Strangers' Church, Eev. Mr. Hale, Pastor.. Object, the conversion of those prejudiced against any special sect. The organization is wholly unsectarian, and commences with 100 members, comprising leading citi zens of the town and the country around, who are confident of the success of the new form of religion. . In a Cincinnati spelling bout the other night, the Rev. James M. Johnson failed to spell his word correctly, through sheer carelessness. The word was " nosegay," and Mr. Johnson sailed in on n-o-u-s, nose, g-a-y, gay, nosegay. Instantly he saw by the smiles of the crowd that he had erred, and hastened to repair the break with n-o-u-g-h-s, nose, g-a-y, gay, and was greeted with tremendous ap plause. Foub men were more or less injured at Cleveland recently, while at work on blast furnace No. 2 of the Rolling Mill Company. The furnace had been "blown out" and the men were cooling it by throwing water in from below. This caused the lining to crack and fall off. Anthony Dokin had his leg broken, Charles Smith was severely cut in the forehead, John Bush had his shoulder badly hurt, and Mike Ago was cut in the wrist. Ah exchange says : The man who car ries the mail at Union City from the trains to the office is a clever fellow, but absent-minded. The other night the train was late, and he reclined on the floor, pillowing his head on a dog, while he held the mail bag in his hand. When the train came in he awoke, gave the mail-bag a kick, and seized the dog by the cuff of the neck and tail and started for the mail car. The messenger told him the dog was not properly stamped. A fabher named G ankle went to Woodville, Y village near " Dayton, cently, and during the course of the day managed to become very drunk. In that condition he started for home, taking the railroad track. After a little walking he laid down on the track and went to sleep. A passenger train came along at full speed, running over and mangling him in a frightful manner, there being scarcely two parts of the body left to gether. He was a widower, with a large family, and was about 40 years of age. No blame attaches to the railroad em ployes, who did their best to stop the tram when he was discovered. Patents have recently been issued to citizens of this State, as follows : Farm Fences T. W. Owens, Granville. Key Fasteners J. Thornton, Cleveland. Spring Bed Bottoms G. L. Shepard, Columbus. Manufacture of Glassware C. W. Brockunier, Bridgeport. Lubri cators for Steam Engines J. Famon, Cleveland. Bain Water Cut-Offs J. F. Hess, Massilon. Combined Mangle and Ironing-Tables F. Way, Springfield, Farm Gates G. O. Boss, Marion. Key Fasteners R. F. Gibson, Cleveland. Wagon-Tongue Attachments W. M. Bernhard. Morris town. Dental Bibs R. Horson, Cleveland. At Cincinnati, on Saturday, about 1 3 o clock in the morning, a woman, ap parently 40 or 45 years of age, in a very drunken condition, was picked up and taken to the station-house, bue was richly dressed, and had the manners of an educated and refined woman, and had upon her person an elegant gold watch and chain, a valuable diamond ring, and fifteen or twenty dollars in greenbacks She was given quarters in the female de partment of the jail. She claimed to have been robbed of a pocketbook con taining forty or fifty dollars, and the fact of her having been found in the company of two very suspicious charac ters, who claimed to be taking care of her, gave some foundation for the state ment. At the Btation-house she gave the name of Mrs. Weaver, and said that her husband was formerly the owner a line of packets running between Cin cinnati and Memphis. In the morning she was arraigned before the Mayor on the charge of drunkenness, where she gave the name of Mrs. Evans, and stated that a former husband was at one time the editor of a leading New York daily. She was fined one dollar and costs, which she paid, and the last seen of her was in the back room of an East End saloon, calling for her favorite beverage, NEWS OF THE WEEK The East. In the Tilton-lseeeher trial, last week, the court adjourned for three days, in order, it is said, to prevent lire. Woudhnll giving in her evidence. She had been subpenaed by th prosecution, bnt both aides feared her, and she was not called. The trial will probably end by the middle of July. Sturtevant, the fiend who some months ago murdered two old men and their female house keeper, at Plymouth, Mass., was hong on Fri day, the 7th inst. In the Pennsylvania anthracite country the awful reign of idleness continues, and the news from that region from day to day ia freighted with the horror attendant upon sloth, poverty, and passion. It is stated that the owners of the largest mines in the district have deliberately flooded their property, thus adding months to the period of unproductiveness which the scowling future proclaims. The centennial celebration of the capture of Fort Ticonderoga by Col. Ethan Allen, was cel ebrated with spirit by the people of the village and surrounding country. The Philadelphia Press of the 12th inst says in its review of the wheat crop reports from all sections of Pennsylvania : 14 A caref dl survey loads to tho belief that not over half a crop will be gathered, and even this amount depends upon the continuance of dry weather." . A bill has passed the New York Senate for the redaction of tolls on the Erie canal 33 per oent. A horrible tragedy occurred at Byfield, Mass., last week. William Basse, aged 37, killed his mother with a shoe knife, nearly severing her head from her body. He then attacked and dangerously wounded his father and three brothers. The young man had shown symp toms of insanity for sometime past, and at the time of the tragedy was Buffering from neuralgia. The West. An act of heroic bravery was performed by George H. Price, who. had charge of the Adams Express car which left Chicago on the night of the 6th inst., by the Pittsburgh and Fort Wayne railroad. . Three masked robbers entered the car near -Lima, Ohio. The foremost of the ruffians pointed a pistol at Prices head and demanded the keys of the safe. Almost at the Bsme moment he fired a shot at the messenger's head, but the latter had thrown up his left hand while reaching for his pistol with his right, and the ballet struck him in the forearm, inflicting a- small wound, and then, glancing, struck him in the chin also, wounding him slightly in that spot. The as sailant re pea tod his demand for the keys, and, not getting them, fired again before Price could get out his weapon. This time the ball went clean through the messenger's right shoulder, andlodgedin thesideof the car. Before the robber could fire a third shot the wounded messenger had gotten his heavy pistol in hand, and, taking deliberate aim, passed a ball through the brain of his assailant, and the latter fell dead in his tracks, without even a straggle. A severe thunder storm passed over sections of Illinois, Indiana and Ohio, 8unday, the light ning striking in many places, doing great dam age. Taylor's flouring mill, near Sprmgfiel - Ohio, was burned with a loss of 417,000 ; in sorance, til, 000. The Bender has again escaped, this fame in Arizona, and is going for Mexico, it is thought The new Custom House and Poetofnce build mg partly erected at Ulucago win nave to he torn down and rebuilt A committee of experts appointed to investigate the condition of th structure, find walla very crooked and the foundations insecure. Government detectives have just made a big raid on the fraudulent whisky ring in St. Louis, Chicago and Milwaukee. Irregularities in the manufacture and sale of spirits in these locali ties have been suspected for a long time, and Secretary Bristow, after recent investigations, decided to summarily put a stop to them. It appears that the frauds practiced have been of great magnitude, and extending over a long period of time. It is also stated that a large number oMnternal revenue officers are implt cated, either as accessories to the frauds or as having been unattentive to duty. Daring the week ending Saturday, the 10th of May, the condition of the wheat in 330 counties was reported to the Department of Agriculture. About 300 counties, of the valleys of the Ohio and Missouri are repre sented, which last year produced 70,000,000 bushels of winter wheat, or GO per cent, of the product of seven States from Ohio to Kansas. The average of condition in these States is 63 per cent., indicating only five-eighths of a full crop, if no improvement occurs in Kentucky, 75 per cent.; Ohio, 57 per oent.; Michigan, 63 ; Indiana, 66 ; Illinois, 63 ; Missouri, 59 ; Kan sas, 87. W. W. Embry, editor of the Leavenworth (Kan.) Appeal , recently shot and killed CoL D. E. Anthony, editor of the Leavenworth Times. Grasshoppers have appeared in multitudinous numbers in some portions of Kansas and Mis souri, and the indications are that the devasta tions of last summer will not only be repeated, but that a new territory will be ravaged and robbed of its human sustenance. The St Louis Democrat has been sold to the St Louis Globe, and the two papers consol idated. The price paid was about $350,000. One hundred men have left Kansas City for the Black Hills, and 300 more are at Cheyenne on their way to the same point The Grand May Musical Festival took place at Cincinnati last week, and was a magnificent affair. The city was garlanded with flowers and bedecked with flags, and the enthusiasm and music was immense. The first general convention of the Reformed Episcopal Church was held in Chicago last week. Judge Dillon, of the United States Circuit Court, in a decision rendered at Des Moines last week, affirmed the validity of the Iowa Railroad Tariff act of March 23, 1873. . The Western Unitarian churches have just held their annual conference at Chicago, which was largely attended. The ninth annual reunion of the Grand Army of the Republic, held in Chicago last week, was the largest and most successful the veterans have ever had. Judge Dillon, of the United States Circuit Court has decided that Council Bluffs is the eastern terminus of tho Union Pacific railroad. Tho Council Bluffers are jubilant at their vic tory, while Omaha is correspondingly despond ent The Western distillers whose establishments were recently seized, have formed a combina tion for the purpose of testing the constitu tionality of the revenue laws that permit the seizure of property in such a sommary manner. A party of Black Hills adventurers, consist ing of forty-two men and six wagons, has been captured by a detachment of troops and taken to Fort Randall as prisoners, to be held until instructions are received concerning their treat ment Washington. The Postoffice Department is still engaged adjusting the salaries of Postmasters under the law of the last Congress. It la discovered that th appropriation wai not large (000(11 fox the purpose, and such of the Poskmastera as have not already made their application for increased pay will be without it The Comptroller of the Currency has called upon the national banks for a report of their condition on the 1st inst The Secretary of the Treasury, with a view to etrenchment in his department has very prop erly set on foot an investigation as to the pro priety of abolishing some of the many interior ports of delivery which are a source of consid erable expense to the government withoat com pensating revenue. Douglass states that the Internal Revenue re ceipts for the fiscal year will certainly exceed his estimates. He bad estimated the receipts at 1 105, 000, 000. They will certainly reach 1107,000,000, and probably 112,000,000. The Grand Jury of the District of Columbia has indicted Bill King for perjury. The Washington Scpublican intimates that Secretary Fish will retire from the Cabinet at the end of the fiscal year. The Attorney-General, in reference to an in quiry from the Secretary of War, gives his opinion that enrollment before the proclama tion and orders mentioned in the act of April 22, 1872, does not preclude a claim for bounty where a company or regiment was mustered into the military Bervice of the United States prior to July 22, 1861, under said proclamation and order. A. C. BaelL the newspaper correspondent has again been indicted by the district grand jury for libeling ex-Senator Chandler. The South. At Paris, Ky., on Saturday of last week, Jacob Almond, aged 80, quarreled with his son-in-law, named Allen, aged 65, and knocked the latter down. Allen arose and plunged a knife into Almond, disemboweling him. The latter died instantly. CoL Richard H. Gaines, a leading New Or leans merchant recently shot and killed D. It Winn, a prominent hotel-keeper at Hope, Hempstead county, Ark. The Southern Memorial Association lias adopted a resolution that " all tho soldiers of the Federal and Confederate armies be cordially invited to join the Memorial Association in decorating graves at Arlington on the 1st of June." A fire at Marshall, Texas, last week, destroyed property valued at $110,000. ' Gens. Hatch and Davis, of the United States army, have returned to New Orleans from the Rio Grande. They report that the raids are becoming more. bold and frequent Murders of Americans and friendly Mexicans are con stantly occurring. The civil authorities on this aide aro under the control of Mexicans, and prevent the United States troops from making arrests. Unless summary measures are taken by the United States troops, they think the counties between the Rio Grande and Nueces will soon be in the hands of Mexican outlaws. General. , The Baltimore and Ohio railroad continues its liberal policy of furnishing the public with cheap passenger and freight rates. It has just reduced the fare from Chicago to Pittsburgh to7. The National Encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic, at its recent meeting in Chicago, elected the following officers for the ensuing year : Commander-in-Chief, Comrade Hartranft, of Pennsylvania; Senior Vice-Grand Commander-in-Chief, Comrade Reynolds, of Illinois; Junior Yico-Graud Commander, Com rade Buckbee, of Connecticut; Surgeon-Gen- eral, Comrade Foy, of Massachusetts; Chaplain-in-Chief, Myron W. Reed, of Wisconsin. The election for a National Council of Administra tion resulted as follows : Maine Edward Moore Portland New Hampshire.. Aaron F. Stevens. Nashua Vermont t. Stewart Stranahan..St Albans Massachusetts.. ..Josiah Pickett Worcester Rhode Island ....F.H. Barney. ...... ...Frovirtenee Connecticut John G. Healey.......Ncw Haven Hew York John B. Copley Elvira New Jersey F. W. Sullivan Newark Pennsylvania.. ...Levi Huber Pottsville Potomac.-. John A. Darling.. ....-Washington Ohio. James Harnett ...Cleveland Illinois J. J. Palmer. Rockford Wisconsin Henry G. Boners Milwaukee Minnesota. True S. White St. Paul California D. J. Simmons Sacramento The next meeting will take place in Philadel phia during the Centennial celebration. The Tilton-Beecher Trial. Eiohtt- fourth Dir. The day was princi pally devoted to disproving the alibi claimed by Mr. Beecher relative to the interview with Mrs. Moulton on the 2d of June, 1873. Lewis James, Superintendent of the Health Lift Company, swore .positively to seeing Mr. Beecher on that day, walking in the direction of Remsen street. Jeremiah P. Robinson and Mrs. Moulton were also sworn, and were reasonably certain of the date. EioHn-nrra Day. Theodore Til ton ocou pied the witness stand the whole day, and en tered into a sweeping denial ef the testimony Tracy, Woodley, Mrs. Palmer, Bessie Turner, Oliver Johnson and Sam Wilkeson. Eighty-sixth Dat. The feature of the day's proceedings was the appeararce of Mrs. Wood hull in the court-room. She made a short in troductory speech to the court, and then offered a package of letters, supposed to relate in some degree to the parties to the scandal. After this she retired, when Moulton was recalled and asked a few questions. The prosecution then rested, much to the surprise of everybody. The defense then commenced their surrebnttal testimony. Freeland was called and flatly con tradicted Mr. Bowen as to the time of the meet ing at his house. Eighty-seventh Day. Several witnesses were recalled, including Bowen, Claflin and Southwick, after which Mr. Evarta announced that the evidence was all in, and that he and Judge Porter would occupy not more than five days summing np for the defense. Mr. Beach, for the plaintiff, will occupy about much time, and the Judge ooly a day or two so that the first week of summer may see case closed finally. The court adjourned six days to allow the counsel time to prepare for summing up. ' Political. It is announced that ex-Senator Pomeroy is making arrangements to enter the canvass for United States Senator from Kansas, to suc ceed Mr. Harvey. It now turns out that (Commissioner Douglass' crowning weakness, and the one which led his removal, was a leniency toward illicit dis tillers. The Republicans of Kentucky met in Convention at Louisville on the 13th inst., nominated Gen. John M. Harlan for Governor, Robert Boyd for Lieutenant-Governor, William C. Goodloe for Attorney-General. platform adopted by the Convention is a one, reaffirming faith m Republican principles approving the financial policy of the adminis tration, and holding that the financial legisla tion of Congress should be steadily directed the resumption of specie payments at the date consistent with- the business interests of the country. Foreign. in The proceedings against the Prince Bishop Breslau, for violation of the ecclesiastical laws, resulted in his banishment from Prussian territory. The American Methodist chapel at Quickang, China, was lately destroyed by a mob. Six thousand German families are preparing to emigrate from Russia on account of the con scription. The Prussian police have lately received alarming notices of plots against Bismarck's life, and a special detective force has been de tailed to protect him from asaamins. Some of the French journals treat there- porta of the alarmists about war with Germany as unfounded. China has engaged the ex-Confederate Gen. Ripley to construct extensive works for the de fense of the coast and principal rivers of that country. The Czar of Russia arrived at lSorlin-en the 10th of May, and was cordially received by Emperor William and other- distinguished per sonages. Another Bteamship is reported lost the Cadiz, while on her way from Portugal to Lon don. Sixteen persons are reported as having perished. The "Tope reached the age of 83 on the 13th of May, and was presented with a congratula tory address, signed by a full million of the cit izens of Germany. Later advices give the number of lives lost on the steamer Cadiz at 63. A man, said to be a relative of Archbishop Ledochowski, has been arrested by the Gorman authorities, as the chief conspirator in the plot to assassinate Bismarck and others. The Catholic Bishops of Prussia have de cided to dissolve the religious orders which the State tolerates, rather than see them subjected to Government supervision. The island of Laghalien has been ceded to Russia by Japan. Spain has paid to Minister Cashing the last installment of the Virginius indemnity. The lunatic O'Connor has been arrested again at Buckingham Palace, with a pistol in his pos session, with which it is supposed he intended taking the life of Queen Victoria. The steamer Faraday has succeeded in find ing the United States direct cable, and will finish laying the cable as fast as possible. The Fighting Editor. We have added a man to our staff. He" is 'the Chesterfield of the editorial corps, and occupies the first room sev eral doors from the chief editorial re treat. He is of the Hibernian persua sion, has bright red hair, strong, sinewy arms, and airs himself with coat off and sleeves well .rolled Tip. He sports a cane, that is always handy, of solid hick ory, huge dimensions, and loaded at the butt. He keeps two pets of the English bull-dog breed, with a litter of well-grown pups in the corner to keep up the sup ply in cose of accident, anil it is a fancy of his to keep a brace of loaded blunder; busses against his chair. It is his busi ness to do the delectable port of the edi torial work of the times. He receives the short-haired women and long-haired men who nock to every newspaper with piles of manuscript upon their fa vorite hobbies, said to be "just the thing for an independent journal," and ho welcomes the large and growing family of CoL Mulberry Sellerses, who have a patent method of paying the national debt, and of making money plenty for everybody without earning it all of which they could demonstrate to the sat isfaction of any one by publishing forty or fifty columns in an independent jour nal. He also greets the crowd that comes with the scandal of the streets and gin-mills, and insist upon publishing it anonymously, to " break up the rings and restore the city to law and order." With all these, and others in the same useful line, our now man has to deal, but he acquits himself with wonderful satis faction. Now and then there is a little confusion in his office a chair or a table broken, or a window smashed, and once in a while the dogs are seen pawing a bit of silk, and bugles and things, and pan taloon patches out of their teeth, and the pups do occasionally play with an ancient reticule, or a grandmother's fan, or an old shirt-dickey, but upon the whole the department is a success, and we can confidently commend it to all our brethern inclined to an independ ent newspaper y&oixae. Philadelphia A California Horror. as the for to Sometime in March two men, J. W. Rover and J. W. Sharpe, went to Hum boldt county, Nevada, to take charge of a sulphur mine, which Rover had located there, bharpe represented the interests of a Mr. McWorthy, a partner of Rover's 111 lOlO UJUllCO. VJlliULTO Ainu UCTJU Ulf lllO mine but a short time when Rover be- ,iinn M him nnii it. W nnM kaan aonafrainnrl T-ltaf Via mada f ri roll fa of the Humboldt House that he would get bvmi villi Shur. A went turn last Thursday McWorthy sent word to Rover m,u of m;ii r-T l m;io from the mine, with a team' to haul some goods to the mine. Rover came several hours after the appointed tune, and when asked where Sharpe was remarked that he was not his keeper. McWorthy, accompanied by a friend and Rover, re turned to the mine, but could not find Sharpe. He waited four days, and then, Sharpe not putting m an appearance, and satisfying himself that Sharpe had not returned to Oakland, McWorthy suspicions were aroused. Rover protested the utmost ignorance of what had become of Sharpe. McWorthy then re turned to Humboldt and swore out -warrant against Rover, charging him with the murder of Sharpe. The war rant was given to Sheriff Nash, who went to the mine and found Rover, who stout- ly denied all knowledge of the inissing man. A search was made in the lulls, and the Sheriff and McAVorthy were hor rified to find portions of Sharpe s re mains secreted in dinerent ports of the surroimding hills. He hod been killed with an ax, and his body cut to pieces in the most brutal maimer. His head was found in a sulphur bag, and his thighs, arms, legs and body in separate , , . , , ii ," l - places, each limb carefiUly bed up in mlnhnr hair. Abont 8200 m com and sulphur bag. About $200 in coin and pistol he had on his person were missing, while his gold watch and papers were found in his pockets. The footprints Rover's boots were tracked to every spot where portions of the body had been secreted. Rover has not been found. San Francisco Call. and and The to ear liest of Domestic Signs. When you see sofa and two lengths of stove-pipe on front stoop, and a child on the premises euuug a slice ui uieau miu jam, u m due to believe that the family has just moved in. When you several wmdows open, with lengths of carpet hanging from them, and a child at the front eatmg bread and jam, it is an equally sure in- aicaaon inat tneiamny is cleaning nouse. Danbury Acivs. It is suggested that for purposes identification (of criminals), it is only necessary to get a distinct photograph the palm of one hand, taken in a strong oblique light, so as to bring out markings strongly. This will be found a luuu, it is baiq. never aiiite in two per- tons; no disguise short of actual disfig- nremtnt will do away with th difference, APPALLING DISASTER. APPALLING DISASTER. The Loss of the Steamship Schiller-Over APPALLING DISASTER. The Loss of the Steamship Schiller-Over 300 Lives Sacrificed-Particulars of the Awful Calamity. 1 " " . jf . Tir-l 1 belonged in Chicago, Milwaukee, De mo troit, Davenport, and other Western The steamshin Schiller, which sailed from JNew Xoik on April 28 for Hamburg, wa8 ked off the SciUy Islands on the morning of the 8th of May, and over 300 persons perished. The ociUy islands, a group of about 140 islets and rocks, lie off the southwest coast of England, about thirty miles from Land's End. The lo cation has always been a dangerous one for shipping, and many horrible wrecks have taken place in the vicinity. The voyage of the Schiller was moderately good until May 4. The last three dayB it was impossible to take observations, The snip was ont oi her course half a mile at the time of the catastrophe. The New York Herald's correspondent interviewed Mr. Folemon, second officer of the lost steamer, and Mr. btem, one of the passengers, and from them gained the following narrative of the disaster : " Capt Thomas was on 'deck night and day for four entire days. At 7 o'clock in the evening of the 7th there was a dense log. The sails were ta&en in, the engines put on half-speed, and the fog- bells were used. Bishop's Light was unseen, though only half a mile distant. At 10 o'clock we struck on a reef, and, after four bumps, the steamer settled down. There was a violent sea and the tide was rising. The darkness was in tense. Most of the male passengers were awake, and there was the usual rush for the boats, but nearly all the boats were staved. One boat with a few sailors left the ship in a cowardly manner, refusing aid. Two boats were 'saved. The Captain endeavored to com pel obedience by firing a revolver over their heads. Daring two hours six can non shots were fired, when the powder dampened. Distress signals, rockets and blue lights were unanswered. At midnight the fog lifted, in a minute re vealing the lighthouse. The waves were still- sweeping the decks and carrying away victims. At 2 o'clock the deck house, in which were the women and children, was swept away. The cries and shrieks of the victims were heart rending. There followed a ghastly silence oft The smokestack fell, crush ing some of the boats and two others were carried away. The remainder fol lowed the Captain to the forward bridge. Each succeeding wave took fresh victims. Some sought refuge in the mainmast and some on the foremost. At d o clocK the Captain and two other officers were on the bridge. Tho Captain descended for a moment to render assistance and was swept away. Thus perished a brave man, says Mr. Stern. At this time about ten persons were clinging to the rigging of the mainmast, and tliirty to that of the foremast. The ship had ca reened, her yards touching the water, and the tide was rising. At 5 o'clock the fog lifted and the survivors shouted, but their cries were unavailing. At o'clock the mainmast, and at a quarter to 8 the foremast, both of iron, fell; then two of the St. Agnes' boats came and rescued the few who hod managed to keep afloat. It was reported yesterday that there were 103 women on board. The survivors were taken to-day from Penzance to Plym outh, whenoe they will be sent forward to Hamburg, where there is the greatest excitement. It is asserted that life-savin (? belts wcro issued to women. It is certain that most of the passengers found none. An order was given that the first boat should take the women and children. This boat capsized. Poleman says that seven boats were launched, and onlv two lived. The others were staved and- swamped immediately. The cries for help lasted until 3 o'clock. The last voice heard was that of a little child in the cabin. It is not probable the boats could have lived even if they had been successfully filled. The whole number saved is forty-four. Thirty bodies have been recovered. The number of lives lost by this terri ble calamity is not exactly known, but it believed it will reach 3o0. There were over one hundred women on board, all of whom, with one solitary ex ception, perished. The passengers were nearly all Uermans. T he crew con sisted of about 120 men. The passen gers in all numbered: Cabin, 149 steerage, 106 adults, 16 children, and infants. Many of the lost passengers I CltlGS. The Schiller was one of the newest and best boats m the transcontinental seice- Her dimensions were: Length, 375 feet: beam, 40 feet; depth of hold, 32 feet; 3,600 tons burden, and 3,000 indicated horse-power. She was valued at $100,000, and'was insured for her full value. Her cargo was valued at $750, 000, and was fully insured. She also carried six kegs, containing $300,000 in gold, and 250 mail-bags, containing the entire continental mail. TERRIBLE CYCLONE. Western Georgia Devastated by a Hurricane Many Persons Killed and Wounded —Great Destruction of Property. a a a a a of of Atlanta papers contain full details of the terrible tornado that devastated a portion of Western Georgia on the night of the 3d inst. A dispatch from Colum bus, Go., reports: "Another tornado in i r : .1 rp.,11.,,1. i.-, ,.v i-.i nA chattahooche river in Harris, and went through Talbot. The storm neared the recent tornado, and in one place fol lowed it for five miles. The loss of property is immense , . Up to this evening it is ascertained that seventeen lives were lost, among them five whites. About thirty-five persons were wounded, and a large number of mules and cows killed UaLLlKAlb. .A.'01AtX30 Will UUUOCO HCIO u &el and the crops along ., . ...i'.i . ? -r. ontnght. f ences and nouses were the route are entirely destroyed. Por tions of houses were blown a distance of fifteen miles, At West Point the cyclone demolished all the out-houses on ex-Mayor Reed's place. A large wagon was picked np and carried across Chattahooche liiver. At Collier's farm, in Alabama, three miles from the city, all the out-houses were destroyed and three negroes Killed. Tho storm swept through the town of Beriin( Ala., destroying houses of all joncls on the places ol John Ijooner, where it soriously, if not fatally, wounded fl wife of the proprietor, and killed all ig mules ; P. G. Collins, where it wrecked everything, but killed no one; j. j. Benton, where it tore down all the out-houses, and killed one negro, A dispatch from Rutledge, Ga., gives the following account of the storm s rav- ages at that place : " It crossed the Georgia railroad at this place at a quar- ter to 3 o'clock, going in an eastern course. The dny passenger train was just leaving tho depot as the storm was raging. It destroyed the house of Ur. u. u. xuuuuiuiueiv, uubuuiie ua laio aiuaiaiy were killed. All of his outbuildings and 'fences were blown down. Next in the line was the plantation of Mr. John Stapp. His small plank dwelling-house was picked np from its place, turned half round, and set on the ground 20 feet from the original place. Outhouses and fences all down. The next victim Dr. C. P. Brown, who lived at a newly-settled place in quite a dense forest. The timber was strewn in all shapes and directions, one tree striking the corner of his house. One room, in which the family happened to be, was uninjured. A very tall tree near the place was clothed in the top with a beau tiful dress that Mrs. Brown was just finishing. A tablecloth decked another tree 50 feet high. The next place was Mr. Hes Tomblin's. Two rooms of his house were left. Forest trees, fruit trees, fencing and outhouses are all good. The next and worst victim was Mr. J. Hill Davis. His house was literally demolished, and he was bruised consid erably. Mrs. Davis had her jawbone broken, and her little girl is not liKely to live. All the buildings and fences have gone from his place. Mr. B. H. High tower, at Stockbridge, has his leg broken; Mrs. .Livingstone and her 3 months old baby were blown 100 yards into a gully. The four-mule team of Cowan & Bro.'s saw-mill at Whitesburg was blown helter- skelter, and Cowan was blown 75 yards. Cowan hod to cut his team loose to get them from the wagon. It is rumored tliat thirteen persons were killed in Har ris county. About eight large planta tions were devastated in the track of the storm. At Mathew Johnson's a large shade-tree fell on the house, just as the wind tore the house down. The family escaped to the kitchen, of which all but four or nve logs was blown away. Jslr. Johnson, in attempting to run from the house to the kitchen, was hurled against the smoke-house and seriously injured. The negro cook was mortally wounded, and several children were hurt. Mr. J. W. - Robinson saw a hail-stone fall as large as his head. It broke into pieces, but he picked np a splinter 7 inches loag. In one instance a fence-rail was driven through a tree, and rocks were driven into trees like Minnie balls. One child blown off has not been found, and Mr. Johnson was injured. GAMBLING DID IT. H. C. Binkley's Crime and Violent Death —A Warning to Young Men. [Lima, Ohio (May 7), Cor. Chicago Times.] A bold attempt was made to rob the express car on the jyittsburgh, H on Wayne and Chicago road,, on the train that passed this place at 2 o'clock this morning. After the train starts from here it does not stop until it reaches Forest, about tliirty miles distant, and passes over a lonesome part of the coun try, but thinly settled, and, for the most part, covered by a large marsh. While this tram was speeding along over tins dreary waste, a robber disguised in a black muslin cloth drawn tight over his shoulders bock of his head and over his face, and tucked down in his vest, en- rerea me car oy sawing oui one oi ine panels of the door, and approaching nno ,1't, in le .1.larl his surrender. The messenger jumped otto ,,-, ,i- i,; but, before he could shoot, the robber fired at him twice, one ball takintr effect in the right wrist, and the other his chin and lodging in his right shoulder. While this : A! A 1 was kuauk on, uie expires messenger woa acuoentce aim ana urea, snooung Lilt) robber square in the forehead, killing him instantly. After tho messenger was sure his man was dead, he pulled the bell connecting with the engine and stopped the train. Upon search no other men were luuAiu wuu uuuiu. oo ui league wiui journey, and when it arrived at Crestline ,lUvrC,l ti . o-m,.. Dp to' this time the mask over the vnnn'a fan. liol nnflvun wrnimu, A f f it was laid out in the office, it was nulled aside. revenlintT the well-known features of H. C. Binkley, of Fort Wayne, once a conductor on the road. The feelings and astonishment of those standing around him, and who had been his asso ciates for years upon the road, cannot be described. He had hitherto borne a good character, and was generally liked by those with whom he was thrown in contact, and the terrible fact that he had so suddenly descended to an express rob ber could hardly be realized. He was a member in good standing of the Order of Red Men, and also of the Conductors Brotherhood. The affair has created great excitement. He leaves a wife and two children. He was discharged from the road some time since for gambling. This was the only real vice he was known to have had, and that contracted within a year. His body will be taken to Fort Wayne for burial. Indian "Draw Pokee." A stalwart specimen of that race "who see God in the clouds and hear Him in the wind," "struck a gentleman of somewhat benevolent aspect for a two-bit piece, saying, " Me heap hungry." Then w4iy do you loaf about nere r said the gentleman. " Why don't you go down to pyramid .Lake, where you can find plenty of game?" "Me find plenty of gome np here," said the war rior. " You can ? What kind of game, I should like to know ?" asked the gen tleman. " Me find urn plenty sebben- up-ee, plenty draw-poKee, plenty plenty draw-pokee, plenty " That will do, said the gentleman, " here's your quarter. An Injun who hunts game of that kind is sure to be hungry." The child of the desert took th e proffered coin and grimly trod away without a word of thanks. He went not in the direction of those places where eatables are exposed for sale, but laid his course for tiie nearest lumber-yard, where a group of members of his tribe, seated upon an old horse-blanket, were manipulating the pictured papers of the white man. There, planting Umself his haunches, he took deadly, deliberate ;m firtui nno mnn nhnt at hia vori'te " draw pokee," bt brought down no meat As he sat sucking the end his bead-decked scalp-lock and gazing wistfully about, it was plainly to be seen that he was still a very " hungry injun. Virginia (Arev.) Enterprise. The Democratic Policy. [Washington Cor. Chicago Tribune.] Sam Randall has announced what will be one feature of the Democratic House, His opinion is of some value, as he is prominent cancuoate ior me opeaser- Hhin. He savs that the Democrats pro- pose to abolish the office of Commission- er of Internal Revenue on the ground that since the bulK oi the internal rev- taxes is now collected from whisky oml tnriniwi hv the mpjuiH of ntnmnn. tli expensive machinery of the Internal Revenue Bureau is no longer needed, Tliis was Senator Sumner's idea, and introduced a bill for that purpose. The only way, of course, in which the Demo- craU can abolish the Bureau i by ref u ins appropriation. RATES OF ADVERTISING. Space. 1 m.3 m. 6 m. 9 m.13 m. 1 inch Ifl no oo is on M oo ts oo S8 00 !$10 00 inches . . 3 inches ... 4 Inches... 1 on 3 00 3 SO 3 50 3 00 4 00 00 6 00 7 00,10 00 4 00 6 00:10 00 13 001 15 00 18 00 30 00 30 00 50 00 100 00 4 60 9 00 11 SOi 5 00111 00 15 00 8 Oil 15 00 20 Oo! 15 00 17 50 25 0U 40 00 75 00 X column. K column. 13 Oil 20 00 30 00 1 column.. 10 0ll8 00123 00:35 00,53 00 Business cords of five lines or less, $3 per annnm. Local notices 10 cents per line each insertion. Simple announcements of marriages and deaths. and church and benerolent society notices inserted free. Any additions to obituary notices will be. charged 6 cents per line. Isvors MUST De usnaea in as early as Aueauay morning to insure insertion the same week. Communications upon subjects of general or lo cal interest are solicited. THERE ONCE WAS A TOPER. There once was a toper 1 11 not tell his name Who had for his comfort a scolding old dame ; And often and often We wliihed himself dead, ' For if drunk he came home, ahe would beat him bed. He spent all his evenings away from his home, And when he returned, he would sneaking! m And trv in wmlk Rtrmiffhtlv. and SSV not a WOFcl Jast to keep his dear wife from abusing her lardj r or, it ne aarea say nis unique wb m Twould set her tongue goln?, in no gentle tone. And she'd huff him, and cuff him, and call taxa hard names, And he'd sigh to be rid of all scolding old dames. It happened, one night, on a f rolio he went, lie statu uu nis very isfc peuuj - -i -, But how to go home, and get safely to bed, was the thing on his heart that most heavily weighed. But home be must go ; so he caught up his hat, And off he went singing, by this, and by that, "111 pluck up my courage, I guess she's in bed. If she aint, tis no matter, I'm sure : Who's afraid ?' He came to his door ; ne lingered unm He peeped : and he listened, and all seemed quite still : In he went, and his wife sure enough wss in bed 1 Oh I" says ne, -ua jus as muugu.. A.uva afraid?" He crept about softly, and spoke not a word. His sue seemea vo sleep, itr biiw iww o u - v Thought lie "for thit night, then, my fortune is made T ' For my dear sooldingwifo is asleep! Who's afratdt" But soon he felt thirsty; and slyly he rose, And groping around, to the table he goes. The pitcher found empty, and so was the bowl, The pail and the tumblers she'd emptied the whole! At length in a corner, a vessel he found ! Says ho, "here's something to drink, 111 M bouna:" And eagerly seizing, he lifted it np And drank it all off, in one long hearty sup! It tasted so qneerly ; and, what it could be. He wondered ; it neither was water, nor tea ! just then a thought struck him and filled him with fear, . oh t it must be the noison for rats. I declare J" And loudly he called on his dear sleeping wife, And begged her to rise: "for," said he, "on my life I fear it was poison, the bowl did contain Oh I dear I yes it wa poison, l now leei ine pam :- 'Anawnat maae youury, bji . unu, oumxyxj cried ; 1 Twould serve yotr Just right if from poison you diArir And you've done a fine Job, and you'd now better marcn. For jut see, you brute, you have drank all y Wit and Humor. This conundrum is respectfully sub wounding mitted to the best speller : Io S-i-o-n-x spells su, and e-y-e spells i, and s-i-g-h-e-d 11.. . .I 1 1... .1 .J.-TJ1.VJL. TffAnnnn down Feathers. The best of fasts Fast asloep. Tub best Aeadquartors Brains. A XiObd of the aisles The usher. What is the form of an escaped par rot? Apolly-gone. In Tonga Tabou only the sterner sex ia allowed to wear false hair. In culling the flowers of poetry, no one should miss Cullen Bryant. A close observer says the words which ladies are fondest of are the first and last words. The chief reason why a Dayton woman wouldn't buy a Bible was because the agent hadn't one containing any comi pictures. A CBUSTr bachelor's objection to la- dies with beautiful teeth is, that nine out of ten of then would laugh at a funeral When the evil one is going to and fro, d d down over earth, can we K b h imp-roving 1-Boaton AdVCrtlSCr. "When a man has carroty hair, reddish I cheeks, turn-up nose and a sage look. may he not properly be said to have a vegetablo head? i huuais bauo, waij aawojj. v o-a-v-w j i s-i-g-u-e-u blwaa buauauc i A frightful example : First degree, lemonade with a stick in it : second de- gree brandy smash and port wine ; third degree, bourbon, brandy, old ale, gin, mm and apple-jack ; fourth degree, all kinds every time ; never say no. , There is one section of railroad in the State of Indiana that has become famous for accidents. Recent lnvesti- gation reveals the curious fact that 1 thei0 AS Hot t mOther-in laW 1U the State nnprovided with a free ticket over that road. CONDENSE. Wbeh writing an article for the press, Whether prose or verse, just try To utter your thoughts in the fewest words, And let them be crisp and dry ; And when it is finished, and yon suppose . It ts done exactly brown, Just look at it over again, and then ' Boil it down. A few days since a very pretty young married woman, during a dinner-table discussion on chunmmanship, opened the eyes of the company and demolished her husband by expressing, as her opin- ion, that " the only dinerence rjeiween the Ritualists and Romanists was in the fact that the latter burned insects." Me. Ia. H. Cabxyslb, a New Orleans actor, was recently engaged by an ama- 'j.t; oaainfinn at Kirksville. - Mo to heip m bring out " Richard ttt Mr. Carlvsle has now a deep scalp wound seven inches long inflicted by the maiden sword of Richmond, an untamed amateur named Dick Pickler, who " got excited" and "identified himself with the character." A BTBANGEit entered one of our churches last Sunday evening, and and walked the entire length of the aisle without any person offering him a seat, so he started out As he neared i i .a 'm l. the door a man rose and asuea u ne wanted a seat "No," replied the stranger, "I came merely to look around. I'm going home now," and he went Franklin (Conn.) Citizen. a Scotchwoman, whose name was Margaret, did nothing bnt swear and nhnse instead of answering the minister. Ay, Margaret," says he, " dinna ye ken were a the sintu gangi -xniu. uia. them that kens as weel as them that tmeers." cries she. "Ay, Margaret, .. ... - atf 1 1 1 1 A . 1 ' they gang where there'll be wailing and gnashing of teeth." " By my trom, then," says Margaret, "let them gnash that ha'e them, for de ii a stump nave 1 had. for these twenty years." of a coupons on ine msiae eage, currenpuuiA enue ing with the number of cigars in the box. The ennnnns are furnished by the gov- he r: . Coughing. The best method of easing a cough is to resist it wiui an ineiorco of will possible, until the accumulation of phlegm becomes greater ; then there is something to cough against and it comes up very much easier and with half the coughing. A great deal of liacking, and hemming, and coughing in invalids is purely nervous, or the result of mere habit as is shown by the frequency with which it occurs while the patient is thinking about it, and its comparative rarity when he is so much engaged that there is no time to think, or when the attention is impelled in another direo- tion. Scientific American. Retail cigar dealers are unhappy over the new cigar box which has perforated ernment in place of stamps, and when a cigr? is sold a coupon has to bo de- stroyed before the purchaser. Before long they will have each cocktail, manu- faotured for married men, announced to - their wives by a telegraphs Deu-puncn. I cotton viooe.