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-AV (a A. v O SUBSCRIPTION: $1.00 Per Year. BOLIVAR, TENNESSEE, FRIDAY, JULY 12, 1889 VOL. XXIV NO. 47. Hi J U JiTlM V . s Tnic St. James Gazette states that the Earl of Fifo and tbe Princess Louise will be married next spring. Frkd JlAfUKn. au old pioneer, died ai Ms home in Urbana, Iud., on the 1st. Deceased was eighty-two years old, and leaves a largo family. Kinq Ai.exandeh of ervia has re reived from tho Czar and Emperor Frances Joseph congratulatory telegrams upon his coronation. Prof. H- P. Lanqlkt, secretary of the Fruithsonian Society, sailed from New York, on the full, for Paris. lie will ipeud several months in Europe. Tns Montana Constitutional conven tion met at Helena, ou the Mb. and ef f ?eted a permanent organization. Hon. AV. II. Clark, Democrat, was elected presi dent. O.f the Fourth, American Minister to Rpain Palmer celebrated at Madrid by giving a dinner to several Americans, in cluding Mr. Loving, tbe American Minis ter to Portugal. The funeral services of the late Theo dore. Dwiirht Woolscv. ex-president of Yale, were held at New Haven, Conn., on the ftb, ond tho body was laid in Grove Btreet Cemetery. Owino to tho political situation result lug from the correspondence with Ger many and Russia regarding foreign So cialists, tho Swiss Bundesrath will not aOjouru as usual this summer. The London Chronicle says that when the Pope received the Spanish Ambassa dor he spoke of the possibility of leaviufr Home, and adds that arrangements for Lis refuge in Spain have been made. A thief entered Sol Mier's Bank at Ligonier, Ind., through a side window, on tho 2d, while the cashier was at dinner, secured nearly 10,000 from the cash drawer, aud got off without detection. Bins were opeued, ou tbo 2d, by Third Assistant Postmaster-General Hazen for an improved foTm of registered package envelope. There were forty-two bids, embracing a great variety of designs. . m Most of the diplomats in Berlin have r.bandoned all hope of a visit of the Czar either to Berlin or to Kiel, and there Is at preseut no likelihood of a meeting be tween the Czar and Emperor William. Tfif. Shah of Persia went to Windsor Castle to see the Queen ou the 2d. He held a reception ou the same niorniug, at which Lord Salisbury and the members of t lie diplomatic corps were presented. At tho recent examination in Wash ington for assistant surgeons in the Ma rino Hospital service, there were twenty six candidates examined, of whom only four were found qualified for appoint ment. The Senate committee on irrigation, of which Senator Stewart t chairman, will meet at St. Paul, Miuu., August 1, and proceed thence to Washington Territory to make an examination of the arid-land districts. Mr. Ward, a wealthy collar manufact urer of New York, his wife, baby and coachman were instantly killed, on the Mb, by being struck by New Jersey Central Branch, N. J. who a train on the railroad at Long t?ir- Tn. Isaac: K. Loos, who was 1 romlnent in the recent factional troubles ' .... , ,.,,... in Christ Reformed i. nurcu, uicuai irm' lehem. Pa.. o!i tho 5th, aced sixty years He was one of the most prominent divines vt the Reformed Church in America Mrs. Anna Guof.s, aged thirty-four, a nnti.oit at ho ButT do ( N. Y.) State Asy lum for tho Insane under treatment for ti..;.t .1 ni.wiia. hancred herselt lu nor room with a slvet ou the 'I'.Kh. An unsuc ..sfi:i nttemnt was made to hush the 4 matter tip. The second wholesale outbreak of.hy ,1 fit,, )i il ill Southern Indiana has made its appearanoo ou the farm of Henry De lav. mar New Marion, Ripley County Throw of Mr. Delay's cows aud a number of hogs nil'.icted with tho rabbios have been killed. 'Rf.ctcnt elections in Bohemia resulted iu a pronounced victory for the Pauslavist party. Tho Pauslavists were also suc cessful in Galicia, Austria and Count Von Tnafe, the Minister of the Interior, lu tho face of these reverses, finds his policy upset. Thk Massachusetts Ritle team began their series of contests with the English crack shots at Manbead, England, on the 1st, and signalized the occasion with two decided victories over the Honorable Ar tillery team, w ho rank high among Brit ish marksmen. WnaK on express was running between M'lycuco and Mannheim, Uermauy, one of tho passenger coaches left the tracks, and several American ladies and children were badly lujurcd by broken glass. After their wounds had been dressed they pro ceeded to linden. . Major Garrett J. Lydeckkr, of the T-'n.ineer corns, who was receutly tried by a court-martial for neglect of duty in superintending the construction of th Washington aqueduct tunnel, has been ordered to Vancouver Barracks for duty iu the Department of Columbia. v.-i-sTOExT McKEtt of tae Vandalia Line made a proposition, on the 21, to the ...,.,r,(.ra m trni . Ind.. to nine lueir coal to Chicago, at ten cuts per ton ,..M iimviiil in rates, if the woul d give ten "cents per ton more to tho miners for getting out the coal. FrKOAU reports to Bradstreet's, on the f MHXUXM busliels of r.',,. nt Minneapolis. St. Paul, Milwnu kte, Dulnth and at over nine hundred in .,.ir l-ilors in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Dakota, as compared with 10.70.000 T.iwlls oue year ago, and P.,77i,0OO two years ago. om which four hundred .:-., ..itiioiw were envivin? aa ex cursin w as wrecke i on vue ivni ivir,, the North, iu Maulioba, on the 4th, bv being driven on the rocks before a henry (".rent consternation inrn""' ' but all were sorely jnuueu mifr llt'dcully by small boats, from less operators wind. a time, prent i Winnipeg. TnKnr. was a heavy rainfall nt Wash-iu-ton. on the 1st, and tbe large silver vault iu tne court-yard of tho treasury buih'in-, in which over 8O.C00.C0O silver dollars are stored, was flooded with two inches of water. Considerable damage W!,s done to the boxes and b ig contain lug tho silver. Stats Pkpw.tmknt tTuiai say thnt no cficial advices whatever have been re ceived et tho d-'paitmcnt respecting the reo i 'ed rupture between Costa Rica and Nicaragua likely to grow out of couces ,,,, , te Nicaragua Canal t ompany. The report is geuerall di.cred.ted by SUto Dopartuieut people. CURRENT -TOPICS. THE NEWS EJ BEHT. PERSONAL AND GENERAT- On the 1st, in New York City, detect ives arrested Reynolds Timson, of Mil waukee, Wis., for the alleged larceny of tCOO.OQO worth of watches there. Timson : was turned over to Detective Kelly, of Milwaukee. - Mrs. Charles Fischer, wife of a mer chant tailor of Brazil, Ind., while kin dling the kitchen fire, on tho 1st, was hor ribly burned by the fire igniting the coal oil in the can, causing an explosion. Prompt relief was summoned, and she may recover. Skcrktart Blaise and Walker Blaine have gone to Bar Harbor, Me., whero the former will remain until September. President Harrison contemplates paying the Secretary a visit some time in July. Naval Cadkt Herbert L. Draper, of Ellsworth, Kas., who was recently admit ted to permanent duty as an Ensign, has been made a Second Lieutenant $nd as signed to duty in the Marine Corps. Active oporations commenced at the Norfolk Navy Yard at the beginning of the new fiscal year, and several hundred mechanics and laborers were put to work. The working force is t be increased to 1,600 men. W. J. Lekchman, aged seventy years, died at his home iu Ceuterpoint, Iud., on the 1st., from the effect of a snake bite. His body became much swollen, involving the luugs. For many years he was a practicing physician. Five weeks ago Dr. Knowles, Indiana State Veterinary Surgeon, killed two horses belonging to a man named Eads, at Carlisle. Eads himself was suffering with glanders, and word lias been re ceived that he had died from the disease. Dakiel Ajauveiv, twenty-three years old. who is a police officer in New York City, attempted to end his life while on his way to his post of duty by shooting him self in the right side. 11a was removed to the hospital a prisoner. He is believed to be out of his mind, and will probably die. - The official vote of the recent election in Pennsylvania as received and com puted is as follows: For the prohibition amendment. 200,717; against, 41.614; ma- oritv aerainst. 188,027. For the suffrage amendment abolishing the poll-tax qual- fication, 183,371; against, 420,323; majority against. 236.0S2. Cardinal Gibbons has received a beau if ul present from Pope Leo XIIL It is a large golden and richly-jeweled osten- sorium, and was sent to the Cardinal as a souvenir of the Pope's jubilee. A passenger train on the jiorroiK & Western railroad went through a washed- out culvert, near Roanoke, Va., at l:0o m., on the 2d. The entire train, con sisting of locomotive, baggage, express, smoker, passenger and two Pullman cars, was piled up in a heap or wreckage which immediately caught fire from a gasoline lamp aud burned, together with a large number or dead ana wounueu passengers and train hands pinioned in the debris. The German officers in the service of China are about to resign. At his own request. Colonel John G. Parke, of the Engineer Corps, superin tendent of thi West Poiut Military Acad emy, was, on the 21, placed ou the retired list of the army. Colonel Parke had served forty years as an army officer. The members of the Cherokee ludiaa Commission left Washington for their homes on the 2d. They will go to the Cherokee country about the 2oth. The Norwegian ministry resigned on the 2d. Mr. Thomas J. Morgan, of Rhode Island, the new Commissioner of Indian Affairs, arrived iu Washington, ou the 2d, to take charge of the Indian umce. A destructive water-spout broke over Altoona, Pa,, aad vicinity, on the night of the 2d, and several persons were pros trated by lightniug during tho storm. Eli Mix, the coroner who has been in vestigating the fatality which occurred on the New York, New Haven & Hartford railroad a few miles north of New Hav en, Conn., on the 20th, handed his report to State's-Attorney Doolittle on the 21. He finds that the accident was caused by the criminal carelessness of Thomas Shields, a section boss. The Chautauqua (N. Y.) Assembly opened its sixteenth annual session on the 'id. The tenth annual meeting of the League of American Wheelmen was bo- gnu at Hagerstown, Ma., on the 2d. TnosiAS McBride and Alex. Hart were instantly killed and several other per sons were injured by the bursting or an immense steam bleaching vat in the Lyons (la.) paper mill on the 2d. Fovr business blocks at iiaiiey, laano, were destroyed by fire, on the 2d, causing a loss of !Ki00,OO0. The belief existed in Paris on the 2J that a Cabinet crisis would result from the charge made by M. de Cassagnac in tho Chamber of Deputies that M. lnove not, Minister of Justice, was tbe accom plice of M. Meyer in the Credit iloowier frauds, for connection with which M. Meyer has been sent to prison. Some ex citement was accasioned. The British Cabinet has decided to ap point a committee on.-royal grants, to deal with the whole subject of grants to members tf the royal family from tho imperial treasury. The powers of the committee in fixing amounts in cases where they recommend appropriations of public money will be limited. The veterans of the Second Connecticnt Light Artillery, Battery B, dedicated their monument at Gettysburg on the 3d. It is of granite, teu feet high. Frederick Douglass called on the President, on the 3d. to thank him for his nppoiutment as Minister .to Hayti, and to recommend Chas. 8. Morris for Minister to Liberia. It is expected that Morris will get the appointment. The German gun-boat Wolf has been dispatched to the Marshall islands to take back to Samoa King Malietoa, whom the Germans carried of. Hr.Rn Vox Weilexd, editor of the late Crown Prince Rudolph's work ou Austro llungary, died on the Si. Archdeacon Goodyear, of the Ejst African Missions, died.ou. the 3d, iu Lon don. The Society of Authors held their an nual bauquet at the Criterion Club, Lon don, on the 3.1. Earl Pembroke presided, and over two huudred authors were pres ent. Speeches were made advocatiug measures for the better protection of authors' righis. The constitutional convention of Wash ington Territory, met at Olympia, on the Fourth of July. Another tei rib's colliery disaster was reported, on the 31, from the district of Stetienne, Franco. Aa explosion of fire damp occurred ia one of the pits iu which three linudred miners were at work. Their escape was completely cut off, and there appeared to be small chaaca of any of them being roscued alive. " A dispatch received from San Fran Cisco, on the 3d, by George Gould, presi dent of-the Pacific Mail Steamship Com pany, confirms the report of the loss of the compatfj's steamer Granada on the rocks at Punta Tejohan. The vessel and cargo will be a total loss. The steamer was valued at J&'O.OOO, and the cargo at !f75,000. The Russian-press declares that in the event of war between Russia and Ger- i-maHrwDeanrk, Russia's natural ally, would range her forces against Germany. The Danish papers treat the subject very gingerlybut protest in an exceedingly cautious manner agaiast Russia's as sumptions. Wthilk ex-President Cleveland was driving in a carriage with Joseph Jeffer son, the actor, near Buzzard's Bay, Mass., on the 3d, one of the horses became un manageable and both, gentlemen were thrown from the vehicle to the ground, es caping with slight bruises, but both were severely shaken up. The French Chamber or Deputies neia another stormy session on the 3d, the excitement running high ou the proposal of the enemies of the government to abolish the secret service fund. Chauncet M. Depew sailed from New York for Liverpool, on the 8J, accom Danied by his wife, young 6oa and a retinue of servants. Many railroad men and others were present on the dock to bid bon voyage to the party. Mr. Depew will probably be away about two months, The Treasury Department monthly statement of changes in tho circulation shows a net decrease of 17,324,701 during the month of June. There was a decrease of $12,251,005 in gold certificates; $3,509,- 208 in National bank notes; $1,810,698 in United States notes; $007,376 in gold coin, and $330,350 ia standard silver dollars, and an increase of $1,5G4,G33 in silver cer tificates. The carpenters, painters and smiths of Co Denhazen joined iu a general strike. on the 5th, attributed to the agitation of the Socialists. In a fight with several tramps stealing a ride at Monocacy station. Pa., on the 5th. Joseph R. Kaucher and George Wart man, of Reading, both special officers in the employ of the Reading Railroad Company, were badly hurt Kaucher was shot in the head and Wartman in the leg. They were attacked by two tramps who escaped. A fire in Wredenhagen, in Mecklen-berg-Schwerein, Germany, on the night of the 4th, destroyed fifteen houses, tea barns and a church. Two hundred peo ple were rendered homeless. The Dowager Empress Augusta re ceived some of the American engineers at Coblentz on the 5th. Wm. Robinsox Finlet died at Altoona, Pa., on the 5th, aged seventy-eight years. He was a physician for fifty-eight years, a prominent Mason and well known throughout the State of Pennsylvania. In the Burke case at Winnipeg, Man., on the 5th, the whole time was taken up in the examination of Assistant State's Attorney Baker of Chicago. His evi dence was principally that of a legal ex pert. He also identified uurKe as me original of the man in the photograph taken at the unvailing of the Irish Na tionalist monument. The German Government has just placed orders to the amount of three millions of marks for repeating rifles. Thev will be made in German factories. Herr Lavbs, the cashier of the pro vincial treasury at Stettin, in Prussia, absconded, on tho 5th, with 4o,000 marks. It is believed that he has fled to America. The Prussian Episcopal Congress will meet at Fulda. August b. The North German Gazette advises the German holders of Russian securities to noee-nt renavment instead of agreeing to their conversion and reinvesting under more unfavorable conditions. The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Com pany, on the 5th, withdrew its rate of two cents a mile for parties of ten or more traveling together on one ticket. Secretary Wisdom and Assistant Rec retary Tichenor had a conference, on the 5th, on important questions pending uo fore tho Treasury Department. ri . wz- ; : ' . rAK.ic-t-rMtc ucAnAP.HF BY A SPURT. SOUTHERN GLEANINGS, umuhwup " WON Tb Annual Contest on the Schuylhill fn heJfld Cop Won by Cornell by m JlrUjiiiint Sport When the tTnlvu-lty of Pem.uTlvania Crew Tlianjht TUy Had it in Tbeir Grasp. Philadelphia. Jnly .6. Tie annual contest for the Childs cup tooK place yesterday afternoon on the Schuylkill river and the Cornell eight wore the vic tors. The distance was one and a half miles straight away, and the only other competitor for the trophy was the Uni versity csJs-Pennsylvania eight. The race was tho most remarkable ever rowea over the course, aud the Cornells won it in the last one huadred yards after tho spectators had made np their minds that the Pennsylvaniaus would win. The water was very high, owing to recent heavy rains, and th& current was very strong. The start was made at 5-w p. m., and be fore the Cornells had taken half a dozen strokes a swell struck their boat, drench ing the oarsmen, throwing them out of stroke and giving the Pennsylvanians a lead of nearly twoleLfths. Cornell also shipped 75 or 100 pounls of water which they carried over the course. The Ithaca men quickl gathered them selves and pulled a quick, steady stroke of 40 to tbeir opponents's 36. At tne halt mile the Pennsylvanias led by about two lengths, aad at the mile their lead was unchanged. At the one-and-a-quarter mile post Pennsylvania led by only I length. The relative positions were maintained until within a huadred yards of the finish, when the Cornells made one of the grandest spurts ever witnessed on the Schuylkill, and won by one-quarter of a length. Time, 6:40; University's time, 6:40.. Courtney, who has charge of the Cor nell crew, ran along the . foot-path the last half mile of the race, coaching and shouting words of encouragement t bis crew. The finish was "witnessed by great crowds on both banks who greeted the victors with hearty cheers. Courtney was very enthusiastic over the finish. He had almost given up hope of his crew winning, the University seemingly hav ing the race in hand, but the Cornells erand spnrt at tho finish to which tho Universitys were unablo to respond. changed the complexion of things aad gave them an uaexpected victory. THE LAST STRAW. LATE NEWS ITEMS. Tli Hade of the "Agreement Ani'.Ji; Onntleinen" In Danecr of Ueimr lirohen by the Last Straw Laid Upn It by tho Ittltimore Si Ohio, and a Freight War Imminent. Baltimore, Md., July 6. Commentiai upon the reduction in freight rates made by the Baltimore & Ohio road, which goes into effect to-day, Hambleton's Circular says: The cut in graia rates by the Bal timore & Ohio wa the last straw which threateas to break the back of tho "agree ment among gentlemen." The cut rate is seventeen cents from Chicago to Balti more, and eighteen to Philadelphia. Whether the step taken by the Baltimore & Ohio is a wise one remains to be seen. If the Baltimore & Ohio is permitted to carry freight at a reduced rata without the redaction beiug met by other- lines, it would, of course, secure a very large traffic, and enjoy an advantage; but it is not to be presumed that such will be the case, as more than likely tho other roads will make such sweeping reductions as that only tho fit test will survive. One would suppose the Baltimore & Ohio would be about thf last road to take any action which might precipitato a railroad war. The last management tried the experiment of "takiug independent action," which pol icy was so disastrous as to bring the Bal timore & Ohio to the verge of bankrupt cy, from which it escaped only by ap pealing to the Drexel-Morgan Syndicate for aid and by paying dearly for the assistance rendered. The Memphis Crop District. The regular monthly crop report for the Memphis district, which embraces West Tennessee, North Mississippi, North Ar kansas and North Alabama, says: Tne weather during June was in the main unfavorable for cotton. The complaint Is Ren eral of too much rain and crops are badly tn the grass. Stands, as a rule, are very irregu lar. The early is eood, but late planting of cot ton was affected by the drought which prevailed during May, and the result is that fully one halt of the crop ia late, gsnerally ubout two weeks later than last year. The imperrect stands taken together with the lateness of tiie crop and the unfavorable weather that pre vailed during the month makes the outlook any thing but favorable for the cotton crop. The plant, is reported small and backward in form ing, while blooms are very scarce, or our correspondents, 70 report land planted In cotton having been abandoned, owing to imperlect stands and continuous rains. The majority oi these crops of abandoned lands coma from Tennessee, where the weather has been most unfavorable, and crops are in tbe poorest con dition. Arkansas has the most favorable out lovk. with Mississippi ranking second. Corn in all the four States is in a most flourishing con dition, and the outlo k for a large yield of this cereal is very flattering. Attempted Suicide. Prof. Ralph Graves, of the chair of mathematics in the North Carolina State University, attempted and nearly suc ceeded in committing suicide by cutting has throat, at Raleigh, with a pocket knife. The carotid artery was exposed and had barely missed being severed. The wound is dangerous, but may not prove fatal. He has been removed to the insane asylum. . Prof. Graves is thirty eight years old, and was one of the fore most and most brilliant mathematicians ia tho country. Killed by Lightning. In a thunderstorm at Morgan City, La., lightniug struck the boat of a party of bird hunters, killing Ambrose Hiaer aad iajuring three others. Found Murdered. Mrs. Joseph North was fouad at her laome at Lee's Lick, Harrison County, Kv.. murdered. Her husband was ar rested. - A Youthful Candidate. The Republican State coaventioa of Kentucky, held at Lexington, was largely attended. David G. Colson, or ueu County, was nominated for State Traas urer. Although but twenty-seven years old, he is a member of the Legislature, and has been in public life seven years., Killed bv Lightning:. Joha II. Maginnis, of New Orleans, president of the Magiunis Cotton Mills, was killed by a stroke oi iigmning ai Ocean Springs, Miss. Mr. Maginnis wat well-known in New York, being a son-in law of the late Wm. M. Tweed, of that city. Mail Robber Indicted The colored mail messenger, H. J. Lew is. who was arrested for stealing regis tered letters from the mail at Chotard, Miss., several weeks sinco and taken to Vicksburg. Miss., was indicted by the Federal erand Turv, tried and convictea by the petit jury and sentenced to three years ia the Columbus (.O.) penitentiary, all within the space of an Hour. A Federation of Labor in Alabama. A meeting of representatives of all la bor organizations in Alabama was held in Birmingham for the purpose of per fecting the organization of a Trade and Labor Counou or Federation or ljaDor This is regarded as a political movement, A Physician DUcoarscs on Their .Causes and Remedies. There are many kinds of head aches." said a doctor recently. "In these days the nervous headache is a very distinct variety. It is generally located in front of tha head, across the forehead over the eyes. It may be in other parts, though at the top of the head, at one or both sides, at the back, or all over. It is painful. depressing1, disabling. A man feels at the height of the paroxysm like a hunter who has galloped his legs clean off, and who could not leap a three foot ditch to save his life. The spur is of no use, neither is the whip. The pain in the bead is worse to bear than either, and the patient will rattier en dure both whip and spur than make any kind of effort which will make the head pain worse. Physio by itself is of no use. There is not a tin gle drug know to medical science which will of itself at once and perma nently cure a nervous headache. On the other hand drugs are not always needed. A complete change of air and circumstances will usually take away the pain in ten or twelve hours. Per fect rest of a duration proportioned to the severity and long continuance of the symptoms will make the cure per manent. There are, of course, meth ods of relieving and diminishing the pain until such time as it may be pos sible to obtain the complete rest But the rest is the thing to be secured at all costs. If not, the pain goes from bad to worse and the risk from less to greater. The final consequence it is im possible to predict, except that a break down sooner or later is inevitable, and the breakdown may be for a year or for lifetime. A nervous headache is a danger signal; if it be frequent the danger is increased; and, if continuous, a catastrophe is imminent. Tho driver must put on his breaks at all hazards,- or he will probably soon have a leap for his life, xnere are very iew sets oi circumstances in which it is a man a duty to go on with his work when he is in this condition, at all risks. Even a threatened bankruptcy had better be risked than a threatened lifo. Besides a man who ia ia tho unyielding grip of a permanent headache is not really the best judge of his own circumstances. He magnifies and distorts things amazingly. He takes counsel of his fears and abandons his hope and cour age altogether. Rest immediately and sufficient is the sovereign remedy. Two weeks at once may be better than a year very Boon.1' N. . Y. Mail aud Express. OZONE AND DISEASES. New Facts Concerning the Ilelatlou of I'lant to the Foblio Health. Ozone active oxygen is believed to bo a product of plant life, espec ially, according to Dr. Anders, the Droduct of opening blossoms. As the purpose of which is the control of the I ozone is believed to be the agent which destroys the germs of disease, or per haps prevents their activo develop A TRIP TO AFRICA. One Jones, a colored railway mail clerk, running on the Yazoo Valley Railroad, was arrested at Jackson, Miss., on the 7th, on the charge of robbing the mail. Heil D. Miller, cashier of tho Malta National Bank, Malta, O., has disappeared. There is a shortage in his accounts, it is said, of at least $32,000, and it may reach $50,000. AV. L. Edolkwos, a prominent negro politician of Kansas, is tho prime mover in a scheme to induce the negroes of the South to emigrate to Oklahoma. He has organized an immigration company, which will havo agents in all tho prominent cities in the South, their headquarters being in Topeka. He expects to have 100,000 colored people in Oklahoma by next July. Thk grape crop at Nauvoo, 111., usually the largest in the Mississippi Valley, will probably be a total failure this year on ac count of the black rot, which has just set in. The Mexican press is making fierce at tacks upon the scheme to settle colored etuigrants from the United States in Mexi co, and asks the Government to be patriotic and not to countenance it. TnE Stata of Mississippi has obtained judgment against Hamilton, Alien & Co., lessees of the penitentiary, for $16,000. The Hon. William Overton, of Mont gomery county, Tenn., died at Nashville ou the 6th. He was over eighty years old and a bachelor. Mr. Overton was a mem ber of th Legislature at tno time Andrew Johnson, Bowling Gordon and G. W. Jones were members, and was a member at the time the "immortal thirteen" served in the Kenate. The remains of Col. F. M. Walker, of tho Tennessee Confederate Volunteers, who fell in the battlo of Atlanta, July 22, 1SG4, and who was buried at. Griffin, Ga., will be removed from that city to Chattanooga for reinterment. Deputy Marshal Swats arrived at Fort Smith, Ark., ou the 5th from Chicka saw Mountains with nineteen prisoners, two dead men and on nearly dead. Oue of tbe dead men is Cornelius Walker, who bad been shot thirteen times. Ho was ap proached by the officer but resisted and shot one of tbe posse named Williams, who died next day. Swayne at once returned the tire, shooting Walker thirteen times before he fell dead. A riot occurred at Gate City, Ala., on the 7th, in which three men were killed and four others seriously wounded. The sensation ut Atlanta is the news of tbe desertion of his wife by Frof. W. H. Syferd, of Clark University. This is ono of the must prumiuent institutions for tho education of colored people, and Syferd bad charge of tbe mechanical department. Arranging the Detail of the Scientific Ksrpetliliou to Africa to Observe the Eclipse of the Snn December 21 Xext A Mun-nf-War will Convey This lart.y of Fence. Washington, July 6. The committee appointed by the Secretary of the Navy to arrange for the scientific expedition to Africa next fall to observe the elipse or the sun, December 21 next, held a mee t ing at tho Navy Department receutly. The conference consisted of John W,l ter, Commander-in-Chief of the Bureau of Navigation; Captain Phythian, Super intendent of the Naval Observatory; Prof. Hall, of the Naval Observatory, and Prof. Newcomb, Superintendeat of the Nautical Almanac office. It was decided to divide the expedition into two parties one under Prof. Todd, of Amhorst College, and the other under Prof. Jos. Russell, of this city, both to leave this country about October 1 ia a man-of-war. Both will go first to St. Paul da Loanda, on the west coast of Africa, and will then separate, going into two different camps. The idea at the Navv Department is that tho United States ship Baltimore will be selected for the trip. She will bo tried with-.n a month, and wdl undoubtedly be roady for sea by October, tn case of an acci dental delay, tho Richmond will probably be selected. The Baltimore will not have her guns on board for at least a year, but that fact need not bar her from the scien tific expeditiou. next State Legislature. Damared.CtopJ In Alabama- Heavy rains have fallen ia Middle and Southern Alabama, aad tne rarmers ap prehend damaging results to the growing crops. Cotton worms nave appeared m localities, and much wet weather will in crease the danger of caterpillars, besides causing cotton to throw off its fruitage. Fatal iSpldemle Among Convicts. The county convicts who work in the mines atCoalburg, Ala., have been dyingofl at the rate of forty per cent, a year dur ing the past three months. At this rate, without recruits to their ranxs, tney wiu nearly all be dead in less than three years. Dysentery is tho principal cause for this frightful mortality rato. ment, the relation of plants to the pub lic health assumes a new interest. There was a marked deficiency of ozone in the atmosphere at Marseilles during the existence of cholera there. and in one hospital where artificial ozone was provided the death-rate was low. The fatality was found to bo greatest always in pro portion to tho smallest amount of atmosphere ozone. The influence of a thunder-shower on vegetation is well known to be wonderful, and it' is said that after tbunder-sho.vers tho atmos phere always presents a marked ad dition to its ozone, and instances are A. Child Dolled to Death. 4- n..n4. A 1. lorn tletAra vprA rtTftir Loiniui, " j , ..i : .. . ! inc in an ice factory when an ammonia given wnero epiueuii u u,u tub burst. Tho eldest, aged eight years. ran one way, and her six-year-old sister, Gertie Langdon. ran m a different airec- tinn. nnd suffocating, fell into a vat or boiling water and was scalded to ueatn. FOREIGN Kaid McLean, a-Scotchman, U Commander-in-Chief : of tho army of tho Sultan of Morocco. Statistics just published show that there are 2,272 soldiers six feet or over in height in the British army. In 1888 the Italians-residing in France numbered almost half a million, having increased seventy-five thousand from the previous year. The oldest living peer is Lord Teynham, who has just completed his ninety-first year. He entered the army only a few months after the battle of Waterloo, and retired more than sixty years ago. Th Lord Mayor of London's dress suit for ordinary evenings is of black velvet, with a point lace frill, tights, silk stockings, diamond buckles in tho shoos and a diamond-hilted sword. Leprosy is increasing in Russia. During the last ten years forty-nine patients wei-o treated in the St Peters burg hospital, half of whom were natives of the city. Tho Baltic prov inces suffer most from the disease. Under the present police rule in Russia au officer can enter any house at any hour on the excuse that "he suspects a suspicious person may have entered there to talk sedition." He can arrest the whole family, keep them in prison a year,, and then turn them loose without tho slightest apology. English women are getting into tho habit of smoking tea cigarettes. Only the choicest brands of tea are used, and the smokers think they find their nerves greatly soothed for a time. The inevitable reaction takes place after- " ward. howeVer, and they are apt to bo somewhat excited. Tho Emperor of China is seldom disturbed in his sleep. A Pokin paper announces that "strict surveillance is kept bv the gendarmerie around the palace to prevent the imperial repose being broken by firing of crackers, street cries or wrangling voices, tho blowing of horns or noisy marriage or funeral processions." j The British matron has at last 3uccumbed to tho attractions of her own music halls. Those most agreea ble places of entertainment, wheretho singing of old ballads and now fancies is so ' delightfully done, have always been regarded as highly improper, with sufficient reason, perhaps. -But now women havo begun to go, in tho boxes only. But they are still there, wives, daughters, and sisters of re spectability unquestionable. Tho Queen Ucgent of Spain is fond of a game of whist, and frequently in vites members of her cabinet to pass an hour or two in a social ruDuor. The Queen plays cavendish, five points for the game, the play being for stakes of a quarter dollar a point. She al lows the gentlemen to smoke cigar ettes on such occasions, and endeavors to soften the royal Spanish etiquette as far as possible. One of a recent party of convicts bound for Siberia was a Baroness and her husband, formerly her footman, sentenced each to twenty years' servi tude. The Baroness was married when young to an old man, and sho fell in love with his footman. She poisoned her husband and was arrested, but tho footman escaped. She subsequently escaped from tho hospital where she was confined, sought out her footman lover, and married him. They settled in Kovno, and were only recently dis covered there, living in abject pov erty. Ex-King Milan, says a Belgrade correspondent, is a well-educated man. He talks French smootiuy, ucrmm after thunder-showers. The atmos- slowly but almost without mistakes Change lu tho Method of Making Pay ments. Washington, July 4. On the 1st of July an important change in tho method of making payments on claims for reim bursement on account or the last sictness of pensioners went into effect. These claims will, as heretofore, be filed with the Third Auditor if in aa army pension case, or with the Fourth Auditor if in a navy case, and the claims will be consid ered, and the amount paid will be deter mined by said auditor. Tho settlements will then bo forwarded by the Commis sioner of Pensions to the pension agent on whose rolls the deceased pensioner was paid, and tho pension ager.t will thereupon draw his official check for the amount found duo and mail it to the ad dress of the person who paid said ex pense. Heretofore these settlsments have been paid by draft direct from the Treasury. Terrible Arei'lent at a CroHr. Lo o Bbaxch, N. J., July 6. Mr.WTard, a wealthy collar manufacturer of New York, his wife, baby and coachman were instantly killed yesterday afternoon by being struck by the train which left New York at half-past three o'cloc on the New Jersey Central railroad. As they were crossing the tracks Mr. Ward saw a train coming from the south, find or dered the coachman to increase lr.sspe?d to avoid being struck by it. They crossed the up track safely, but none of tho occu pants of tho carriage saw tho tra.a f rorn the north, which struck them a they attempted to cross the iiecond track. Ths bodies of the four victims were terribly mangled. Tho horses were alss killed. A Misulfisipipl I Ian grin)?. The double execution of the negroes Prince Fleming and Richard Jordan, at Ouitman. Miss., for the murder of the negro John Taylor, was witnessed by a lnre throne oi people, feinions xiau been forwarded to Governor Lowry ask' inc a commutation of sentence, but the Governor sent a telegram staling inai with the facts before him he could not in terfere. Over an Embankment. A passenger train on tho Southwestern road was wrecked about three miles west of Geneva, Ga. A sleeper rolled down an embankment. Among the six fatally in jured were J. H. Palmer, ch-.ef of pclice of Columbus, Ga., hurt in tho back, head and breast, and Miss Read, or Macon, ua., injured internally. Fatal Flsrht at a Festival. Harry Wright, colored, was killed by Jim Dade, also colored, near Hopkins ville, Ky., at a festival. Wright's throat was cut, his forehead laid open, nis cacx gashed and his stomach cut through, and yet bo lived ror twenty nours. uauo c caped. Advanced the Price of Iron. The Tennessee Coal, Iron and Railroad Company has advanced the price of iron fifty cents per ton all around. thu.s fol lowing the example set Dy mo xuonjson Trmi Comuanv. of Pennsylvania. There is a rood demand for iron, and the Teff nesseo company, wnicn operates several of the largest furnaces iu tne boutn, an Urinates a heavy trade, lne directors elected Colonel F. B. Jackson, of Birming hum. Ala., a member of tho board and second vice-president of tho company Natural Ga In Alabama. Natural gas has been struck near Cor dova. Walker County, Ala., about thirty miles west of Birmingham. It has a pres- ur of pixty-flve pounds to the square i Inch, and was struck at a deptn of .00 feet. It was discovered on tne property or tno Cordova Coal and Coke Company, and the experts ia charge of the work say there is no doubt of the gas existing in paying quantities. A Lunatic Jailed. M. L. Hayhuret, head of the linen do- oartment in the dry-goods house of Men- ken & Co., Memphis, Tenn., has been iailed as a lunatic. His affliction was not noticed until a dav or two ago. pheric fragrance so perceptible after a summer thunder-shower is referred to the increaso of ozone. The belief becoming prevalent that pine forests aid in the production of ozone, docs not find support. It is well known that tho terrible yellow-fever scourge of a few years ago was just as prevalent if not more so in some of tho thickly growing pine regions of Southwestern Mississippi as elsewhere, lhero is more ozone in a pine forest than in the open, but this is attributed to tho greater presence of moisture in the air, and not to any influence direct from the pine-trees. Humidity with a high temperature seems to bo par ticularly favorable to the existence of ozone. Humidity under a low tem perature has no influence whatever. A moist and cool climate may be un salubrious, but a warm, moist one much healthier than has generally been supposed. The exact manner in which ozone acts in favor of health is not yet known. Tho proof seems to tend to the conclusion that there is no physiological action connected with It. And yet there seems to bo an active consumption of ozone in what may bo termed the purifying process, lhis would indicate that besides being in some measure an agent opposed to the development of disease germs, it also acts as an oxidizer. Sun Francisco argonaut. Wanted to Go Faster. He is also rather good in English, but does not know Russian. 1 oung King Alexander I. is mentally very devel oped. Ho speaks French, German, a little English, and has learned a-good deal of Russian from his mother, who always calls him "Sasha" (a Russian abbreviation for Alexandor). At pres ent the young King is taught privately at Belgrade, according to the pro gramme of the German gymnasium. LIFE'S ' BEST YEARS. Bat Only a Woman Their I Molrl I was reading in a paper yester ny." ho said, as he halted a citizen in front of the Soldiers' Monument, "that a duck could fly ninety miles an hour. Do you believe it possible?" "That is rather a strange question to ask me, sir!" repiieci tne omer, with considerable cold storage in his voice. "Yes, I know, but I want to find out. There are occasions when I have to leave my house in a hurry, and if a lu k can make this gait, and there is no patent on it. I'm going to catch on. Perhaps you never tried to outrun a aflat-iron, sir?" Detroit Free Tress. Can Properly jptnrft. From twenty-one to twenty-five might - be tho best years of life, but upon one condition only that seems , possible. The condition is that the- roan be in bonds of noble servitude of admiration to a noble woman. ' There will bo much of disquiet attendant upon Buch a service; but it will be the restlessness of sure and certuin growth, and growth in the highest direction. Ah! but the woman must be of exalted mold littlo short; indeed, of a divinity. Other wise, it were diabolical. . ' Tho Greeks had no more than an inkling of this method, although, as a rule, they could not rear auch high soulcd women as it is tho privilege of modern Europe to excel in. With them the philosophers played the pnrt of the woman. Often they played it detestably, but not always. Tho rare exceptions were thoro unsexed men who had attained to the state of pure contemplative spirits, to whom the world i3 but a shadow of a world They made Greece. Similarly, the woman of our gc who, from tho most unselfish motives, devotes herself to others whether to individuals or classes, or entire na tions has in her power to make the man in hit early manhood. This is well known, but it is worth iteration. If only we could keep college of tried women fn- the finishing of the educa tion o.' our boys! I warrant the re sult would bo ititoundiiig. All the Year-Jtound.