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VOL. XXIV.-NO. 18. BOLIVAR, TENNESSEE, FRIDAY, JULY 19, 1889. SUBSCRIPTION: $1.00 Per Year. 0 TUP: FATHER'S HOUSE. Discoursa by Dr. Talmago on the noaven ol the Bible. Onr llonaa on tli Mills" Described Its Ucautlrs and Comfort for All wh Accept llifl Iilvinn Invitation to Make It 1 licir A bode. The following sermon on 'Our Ilouse a the Hills" was delivered by Rev. T. DeWitt Talmago at "The Hamptons," N. Y. The text was: In my Father' house are many rooms. John iv., -i. Here Is a, bottle of medicine that la a cure-all. The disciples were sad, and Christ offered Heaven as an alternative, ft stimulant and a tonic. He shows them that their sorrows nra only a dark back ground of a bright picture of coming felicity, lie lets tliem know that, though now they live on tho lowlands, they shall yet have a house on the uplands. Nearly ftll tho Itible descriptions of Heaven may be figurative. I am not positive that in ftll Heaven there is a literal crown, or rarp, or pearly pate, or throne, or- chariot. They may bo only used to illus trate the glorias of tho place, but how well they do it ! Tho favorite symbol by which the Bible presents celestial hap piness is a house. Paul, who never owned a house, although he hired one for two years in lialy, speaks of Heaven as ft "house not made with hands," and Christ in our text, tho translation of which is a lilt'o changed, so as to give the more accurate meaning, says: "In iny Father's house 3re nmuy rooms." Tho divinely authorized comparison of Heaven to a grent homestead of large ac commodations 1 propose to carry out. In some healthy neighborhood a man builds ft very commod'ous habitation. He must have room for all his children. The rooms come to be c !L-d after tho differ ent members of th. family. That is mother's room. That is George's room. That is Henry's room. That is Flora's room. That is Mary's room. And the bouse is nil occupied. Hut time goes by, and tho sons :o out into the world and build their own homes, and the daugh ters are married or have talents enough singly to go out nnd do a good work in the world. After awhile the father and toother ore almost alone iu the big house, and, seated by the evening stand, they ay: "Well, our family is no larger now than when wo started to gether forty years ngo." But time poos still further by and some of the children aro unfortunate and return to the old homestead to live, and the grand children fcmo with them, and perhaps great-grandchildren, and again the house is full, llany milleuia ago God built on tho hills of Heaven a great homestead for a family innumerable, yet to be. At first He lived aloue in that great house, but after awhile it was occupied by a very large family, cherubic, seraphic, angelic. Tho cternl. jS passed on, and many of the inhabitants became wayward and left, never to return. Aud many of the apartments were vacated. I rofer to the fallen angels. Now these apartments are filling up again. There aro arrivals at the old homestead of God's children every day, and tint day will come when there will bo no unoccupied room in all the house. As you and I expect to niter It and make there eternal residence, I thought you would liko to get some more particu lars about (hat many-roomed homestead. "In my Father's house aro many rooms." You see the place is to be apportioned off into apartments. AVo shall lovo all who ere In Heaven, but there aro some very good people whom wo would not want to live with in th same room. Ihey may bo better than we are, but they are of a di vergent temperament. AVe would like to meet v, ith them on the golden streets, aud worship witli them in tho temple, and walk wbh them on the river banks, but I am glad to sav that we shall live in dif ferent npartnvnts. "In my Father's house are many rooms." You see. Heav en will be so large that, if one wants an entire room to himself or herself It can be afforded. An ingenious statistician, tnkiug the statement made in Revelation, twenty-first chapter, that the Heavenly Jerusalem was measured and found to be twelve thousand furlongs, aud that the length and breadth and height of it are eoual. savs that would make Heaven in sir.e nine hundred and forty-eight sex tillion nine hundred and eighty-eight qniutUlion cubic feet, and then reserving n certain portion for the court of Heaven and the streets, and estimating t hat the world may last one hundred thousand years, be ciphers out that there are over Qve trillion rooms, each room seventeen et long, sixteen feet w ide, fifteen feet high. But I have r.o faith in the accuracy of that calculation. He makes the rooms too small. From all that I cm read, the rooms will be palatial, aud those who hnve not had enough room in this world will have plenty of room at the last. The fact is that most people in this world aro crowded, and though out on a vast prai rie or in a mountain district people may Lave mote room than they want, iu most cases it is house built close to house, nnd the streets are crowded aud tho cradle is crowded by other cradles, and the graves crowded in the cemetery by other graves and one of th richest luxuries or many veotde in getting out of this world will be tho gaming oi unhindered and un cramped room. Aud I should not won der if instead of the room that tho statis tician ciphered out as only 17 feet by P it should be l-irger than any of the inr.pe rial rooms at Berlin, St. James or AA inter Tnlace. "In m r Father's house aro manv rooms." Carrying out still further the Kvmt-olisni of tho text let us join bands and go up to this majestic home stead and see for ourselves. As we ascend tho golden steps, an in visible guardsman swings op-.-u the front door and we are lelrre l to the right iuto the reception room t the old homestead. That is tho I'lsi'i" uheie we llrst meet the welcome of li- avu. There must be plnco where th. departed spirit enters aud a place in which it confronts the in habitants celestial. The reception room of th? newly arrived from this world what scenes it must have witnessed since the first guest arrived, the victim of the first fratricide, r ions Abel. Inthatroorn Christ loviuglv greeted all new comers IT redeemed tuem and He has the right to the first embrace on their arrival. AVhat a minute when tho ascended spirit fiif t sees the Lord. Better than all w aver road aboiii. llim or talked about trim or anar about Him in nil the churches ami through all our earthly life time will it be, past for one second to see Him. Th most i apturous idea we ever lm. I of Him on sacramental days or at the height of some great revival, or uud tne"mlif ted bibm of an oratorio, are bankruptcy ? bought compared with the rst flasii of il.s uppearntioo iu that re At that moment, wlieo you confront each other, Christ looking upon you and you looking upon Christ, there will be an ecstatic thrill and surg ing ot emotion that beggars all descrip tion. Look! They need no introduction. Long ago Christ chose" that repentant Inner, and that repentant sinner chose Christ. Mightiest moment of an immor tal history the first kiss of Heaven! Jesus and the soul. The soul and Jesus. But now into that reception room pour tho glorified kinsfolk. Enough of earthly retention to let you know them, but with out their wounds, or their sicknesses, or their troubles. See what Heaven has done for them. So radiant, so gleeful, so transrortingly lovely. They call you by name. They greet you with an ardor pro portioned to the anguish of your parting aud the length of your separation. Father! Mother! There ia your child. Bisters! Brothers ! Friends ! I wish yon joy. For year3 apart, together again in the recep tion room of the old homestead. You see they will know you are coming. There aro so many immortals tilling all the spaces between hers and Heaven that news like that flies like lightning. They will be there in an iustant; though they were in some other world on errand from God a signal would be thrown that would fetch them. Though you might at first feel daced and overawed at their supernal plendor, all that feeling will be gone at their first touch of heavenly saltation, and we will say: "O my lost boy," "O my lost companion," "O my lost friend, are we here together?" AVhat scenes have been witnessed in that reception room of tho old homestead! There met Joseph and Jacob, finding it a blighter room than any thing they saw in Pharaoh's palace; David and the little child tor whom ho once fasted and wept; Mary and Lazarus after the heartbreak of Bethany; Timothy and grandmother Lois: Isabella Graham and her sailor sou. Alfred and Georga Cookman, the mystery of the sea at last made manifest; Luther and Mag dalene, the daughter he bemoaned; John Howard and the prisoners whom he gos pelized, aud multitudes without number who, once so weary and so sad, parted on earth, but gloriously mat in Heaven. Among all the rooms of that house there is no one that more enraptures my soul than that reception room. "In my Father's houso aro many rooms." Another room in our Father's house is the throne room. AVe belong to the royal family. Tho blood of King Jesus flows in our veins, so wo hava a right to enter the throne room. It is no easy thing on earth to got through even tho outside door of a king's residence. During tho Franco-German war, ono eventide in the summer of 187'), I stood studying the ex quisite sculpturing of tho gate of tho Tuilleries, Paris. Lost iu admiration of tho wonderful art of that gate I knew Lit that I was exciting suspicion. Low erii. my eyes to the crowds of people I found myself being closely inspected by governmental officials, who from my complexion judged me to bo a German, and that for some belligerent purpose I might be esamiuing the gates of the palace. My. explanations ia very poor French did not satisfy them and they fol lowed mo long distances uutil I reached my hotel, and were not satisfied until from my landlord they found that I was only an inoffensive Americ.au. You see, we aro princes and princesses. Perhaps now we move about incognito, as Peter tho Great in the garb oi a ship carpenter at Amsterdam, or as Qinen Tirzah in the dress of a peasant womu seeking tho prophet for her child's cure; but it will be found out after awhile who we are when we get iuto the throno room. Aye! wo need not wait until then. AVe may by prayer aud song aud spiritual up lifting this moment enter tho throne room. O, King, live forever! AVe touch the forgiving scepter and prostrate our selves at Thy feet! The crowns of tho royal fomilios of this world are tossed about from generation to generation, and from family to family. There aro children four years old in Ber lin who have seen tho crown on three Emperors. But wherever the coronets of this world riso or fall tin y are destined to meet ia one place. Aud I look and see them coming from north and south and east and West tho Spanish crown, tho Italian crown, tho English crown, the Turkish crown, tho Hus-ian crown, the Persian crowu aye, nil tho crowns from under tho great archivolt of Heaven; and while I watch and wonder they are all flung in rain of diamonds around the pierced feet. Jesus shall re'sn where er the sun Jloes his success ve journeys run, His kingdom stretch from shore to shore Tilt sun shull rise ami set no more. Oh, that throne room of Christ! "In my Father's house aro many rooms." Another room la onr Father's house is the music room. tSt. John and other Bible writers talk so much ah mt tho music of Heuveu that, there must be music there, perhaps not such as on earth was thrummed from trembling string or evoked by touch of ivory key, but if not that, then something better. There are so many Christian harpists and Christian composers and Christian organists and Christian choristers aud Christian hymn ologists that have gone up from earth, thero must, be for them some place of especial delectation. Khali we have music in this world of discords nnd no music in the land of complete harmony? I cau not give you Ui notes of tho first bar of tho new song that is sung in Heaven; I can not imagine either ttie solo or tho doxology. But Heaven means music, and can mean nothing else. Occasionally that music has escaped the gate. Dr. Fuller, dying e.t Beaufort, S. C, said: "Do you not hear?" "Hear what?" ex claimed tho bystanders. "The music! Lilt me up! Opeu tho window 1" In that music room of our Father's home you Will some day meet the old Christian masters, Mozart and Haudd aud Men delsshou and Beethoven, and Doddridge wnose sacred poetry was as re markable as his sacred prose and James Montgomery and William Cowper, at last got rid of hi spiritual melancholy, and Bishop Heber, who sang of "Greenland's icy raountaius nnd India's coral strand;" nnd Dr. Baffles, whowroteof "High in you .'or realms of light," ana Isaac aits, who went to visit tir Thomas Abney and wife for a week, but proved himself so agreeable a guest thst they ran do him stay thirty-six years; and side tv side, Augustus Top- lady, who has got over his dislike for Methodists, and Charles AVesley, freed from his dislike f.r Calvanists; and George AV. Beth ine, as swset a song- maker as he was great as a prencher and tho author of "The Village Hymns;" ana many who wrote iu verse or song, in church cr by eventide cradle, and many who were passionately roud ot music, out couiu make none themselves. The poorest singer there more than any earthly prima donna, and the poorest player there mora than any Gottschaik. Oh, that music-room, t headquarters or ranenco ana r!it..ni, symphony and chant, psalm and ami phon ! May wo be there some day when Uaydn siU at th leys of one of lua own oratorios, and David the psalmist fingsre the harp, and Miriam of tho Red Sor, banks claps the cymbals, and Gabriel puts his lip3 to the trumpet, and thofour-and-tweuty soldiers chant, aud Lind and Parepa render matchless duet in the music-room of tho old heavenly home stead. "Iu my Father's house are many rooms." Another room in our Father's house will be the family room. It may corre spond somewhat with the family room on earth. At morning and evening, you know, that is the place we now meet. Though every member of the household have a seperate room, in the family room they all gather, and joys and sorrows and experiences of all styles are there re hearsed. Sacred room ia all our dwell ings. AVhether it be luxurious with otto mans and divans and books in Russian lids standing in mahogany case, or there be only a few plain chairs and a cradle. So the family room on high will be the place where the kinsfolk assemble and talk over the family experiences of earh, the weddings, the births, the burials, the festal days of Christmas and Thanks giving reunion. AVill the children departed remain children there? Will the aged remain aged there! Oh, no; every thing is perfect there. The child will go ahead to glorified maturity and the aged will go back to glorified maturity. The rising sun of the ono will rise to meridian and the descend ing sun of the othor will return to me ridian. However much we love our chil dren, we would consider it a domestic disaster if they staid children, and so we rejoice at their growth here. And when we meet in the family room of our Fa ther's house we will be glad that they have grandly and gloriously matured; while our parents, who wern aged aad in firm here, we shall be glad to find restored to the most agile and vigorous immortal ity there. If forty, or forty-five, or fifty years be tho apex of physical aud mental life on earth, then the heaveuly childhood will ndvanse to that and the heavenly old age will retreat to that. When we join them in that family room we shall havo much to tell them. AAre shall want to know of thorn right away such things as these: Did you see us in this or that or the other struggle? Did you know when we lost our property and sympathize with us? Did you know we had that awful sickness? AVere you hov ering any where around when we plunged into that memorable accident? Did you know of our backsliding? Did you know of that moral victory? AVere you pleased when we started to Heaven? Did yon celebrate the hour of our conversion? And then, whether they know it or not, wo will tell thorn all. But they will have more to tell us than we to tell them. Ten years on earth may bo very eventful but what must be the biography of ten year3 in Heaven? They wiU have to tel us the story of coronations, story of news from all immensity, story of conquerors and hierarcbs, story of wrecked or ran somed planets, story of angelic victory over diabolic revolts, of extinguished suns, of obliterated constellations, of new galaxies kindled aud swung, of stranded comets, of worlds on fire, and story of Jehovah's majestic reigu. If in that family room of our Father's houso we have so much to tell them of what we have passed through since we ported, how much more thrilling and arousing that which they bav to tell us of, what they have passed through since we parted. Surely that family room will be one of tho most favored rooms in all our Father's house. Arhat long lingering there, for we shall never again be ia a hurrv. "Let me open a window," said a humble Chris tian servant to Lady Baffles, who, because of tho death of her child, had shut herself up in a dark room and refused to see any one; "you have been many days in this dark room. Are you not ashamed to griove in this manner, when you ought to be thanking God for having givon yon the most beaut ful child that ever was seen, and instead of leaving him in this world till he should bo worn with trouble. has not Go:l taken him to Heaven in all his beauty? Leave off weeping, and let me open a window." So to-day I am try ing to open upon the darkness of earthly separation tho windows and doors and rooms of the heavenly homestead. "In mv Father's house are many rooms." How would it do for my sermon to leave you in that lamiiy room to-aay. j. am sure there is no room in which you would rather stay than in the enraptured circle of your ascended and glorified kinsfolk. We might visit other rooms in our Father's house. There may be picture galleries peuciled not with earthly art, but by some process unknown in this world, preserving for tho next world tho brightest and most stupendous scenes of human history. And there may bo lines and forms of earthly beauty preserved for heavenly inspection iu something whiter and chaster and richer than Venetian sculpture evf r wrought. Booms beside rooms. Rooms over rooms. Largo rooms. .majestic rooms, opaiesceui rooms, amethystine rooms. "In my Father's house are many rooms." I hope none of us will bo disappointed about getting there. There is a room for us if we will go and take it, but in order to reach it it is absolutely necessary that we take the right way, and Christ is tli9 way; and we must enter at tho right door, aud Christ i.j at the door; and we must start in time, and the only hour yoi are sure of is the hour tho clock now strikes, and tho only second tho ono your watch is now ticking. I hold in my hand a roll of letter-, inviting you all to make that your home forever. Tho New Testa ment is only a roll of, letters inviting you, as the spirit of them practically says: child have It is them "My dying. yet in-mortal in earthly neighborhood, I built for you a great residence, full of rooms. I have furnished as no palace was ever furnished. Pearls are nothing, emeralds are n ithing. chrysophrasus is nothing; illumined panels of sunrise and sunset, nothing; the aurora of the northern heavens, noth ing compared with tho splendor with which I have parnitured them. But yoo must be clean betore yen can enter there, aud so I have opened a fountain where you may wash alt your sma away. Come, now! Put your weary but cleansed feet on the upward pathway. Do yon not se amid tho thick foliage on the heavenlv bill tops the old family homestead?'' "la my Father's houso are many rooms." - Klndnms an- Smile.'. A sinsla bitter word m:y disquiet an en tiro family for a vhoie day. One surly glsuee casts a gloom over the household, while a smile, like a gleam of sunshine, m ly light up the djikesi aud weario.-t hours. Like unexpected Mowers which spring up along our path full of freshness, frsgrar.ca and licauty, so kind words and gentle i;cta and swet dispositions make ghul tlio sacred spot enlled homo. No matter ho.-. humb'etha abou. if it be sweetened with kindness and smiles, tho heart will turn lovingly toward it from all the tnmnhs oi the world; and home, if it !o ever so home ly, will he the dearest ppot beneath the cir cuit of tho sua. Evangelic.! ilessent'ec. CURRENT COMMENT. JtTDGB Tyner, Assistant Attorney General for the Post-office Departmen';, was reported seriously ill with livei trouble. " Pahnell announces that he has do cided to form a tenants' defense leag-uo, for the purpose of opposing the Irish landlord syndicate. The St. Louis & Chicago railros.d will be sold at master's sale in Spring field 111., September 5, under orders ol the United States court. The five members of the "Pentecost band" of Tuscola, 111., have been arrested for holding boisterous meet ings. They are supposed to bo Mor mons. The grain elevator men of Minne apolis, Minn., aro exceedingly angry because the city assessor has assessed the 8,000,000 bushels of Avheat in the elevators. As the result of an investigation of tho post-office at New Haven. Con x, Henry M. Cummings, a carrier, was arrested charged with soliciting polit ical assessments. Mk. Mesdeshall, recently appoint ed chief of the coast and geodetic sur vey, is a distinguished mathematician. He is. president of the Rose Polytechnic Institute at Terre Haute, Ind. The New York Commercial Adver tiser asserts that the authors of the "Arthur Richmond" letters in the North American Review were Julian Hawthorne and Gail Hamilton. Employes of the Chicago, Burling ton & Northern have been at work surveying a route from their line on the Wisconsin side of the Mississippi river, across that river, westward. The people of the Titus ville oil re gions of Pennsylvania are making arrangements to celebrate the thirtieth anniversary of the striking of the first oil well by Colonel Drake, August 20, 1859. The London Gazette announces that the blockade of the insurgent ports in Hayti being plainly ineffective, the British Government has notified the Haytian authorities that they must not molest vessels visiting those ports. The poet AVhittier has doubled his annual subscription to the Hampton (Va.) Institute. This he does to em phasize his continued confidenca in the management, which has beer, the subject of considerable adverse criti cism of late. In connection with the cablegram that the celebrated painting "Angel us" may yet come to America tho trustees of the Corcoran Art Ga.ller at Washington announce that they have authorized their agent in Paris to give f 100,000 for the picture. Kilisain, the pugilist, received two presents on arriving home at Balti more, one a gold-headed cane from Colonel Andrews, of tiro Palace Hotel, San Francisco, the other a large family Bible from an unknown clergyman, with passages in it marked, suggesting that he lead a better life. A late law in Texas provides that no company operating railroads with in its borders shall have any legal status unless it maintains its principal cilice therein. Therefore those parts of the Southern Pacific in TexfiS will hereafter be operated as distinct roads with different sets of officers. Some of the AVaihington butchers who havo secured Government con tracts have made complaint to the Dis trict Attorney, alleging that the agents of Armour & Co., Swift & Co. and two other Chicago dressed beef houses who do a wholesale business there, have combined to injure, them by instituting what is practically a bovcott. The owners of the American schooner, Mattie AVinship, which was seized some months ago, have notified the Canadian Department of .Justice that no defense can be entered. In consequence of this admission the De partment of Justice has under consid eration the advisability of imposing a mitigating fine instead of pressing the proceedings in tho Vice-Admiralty Court. Alexander D. Andekson, of Wash ington, secretary of the board of pro motion for the proposed celebration in 192 commemorative of the 400th arv niversary of tho discovery of America by Columbus, addressed a meeting of leading citizens at Philadelphia, recent ly for the purpose of stimulating an Interest in the movement among rep resentative men in various channels of trade. The Washington Star publishes an article replying to certain allegations that the President has been neglect ing public business and permitting his time to be absorbed with party patron age and appeals of office seekers. The Star says the President devotes twelve hours a day for six days each week to public business and only five hour: a week to office seekers' claims. It as serts that the President is ono of the most earnest and industrious men that ever held the office of chief executive. The first move -to organize a Gram Army post in South Carolina wa made on the 12th, when Robert Ander son post, G. A. R., was formed i Charleston, with thirty members. The name, given the post is in honor ol Major Anderson of Forj Sumter faiaio. NEWS OF THE WEEK. Gleaned by Telegraph and XaJl PERSONAL AND POLITIC AC There will be only weekly meetings of the President's Cabinet during the heated term and these will bo on "Wednesdays. The President has appointed Horace A. Taylor, of Wisconsin, to be Commissioner of Railroads; Thomas C. Mendenhall, of Indiana, to be superintendent ot the United States coast and geodetic survey; Henry W. Diederich, of Indiana, to be Consul of the United States at Leipsic. President Scott, of the Colorado Mid land railroad, has tendered his resignation to take effect on or before July 25. No cause for his action was known. Wyoming is moving on toward State hood. The election of delegates to the constitutional convention resulted in the choice of thirty-six Republicans, sixteen Democrats and three Independents. The convention will meet September 2. The desire for State Government is general. The French Cabinet has decided to re move the remains of Carnot, Marceau and Baudin from their present resting places to the Pantheon in Paris, August 4. Commissioner op Pensions Tanner re turned to Washington on the 9th from an extended Western trip. The Prince of Mingrelia, once a candi date for the throne of Bulgaria, died re cently in the Caucasus. Maurice B. Fltks, the noted New York City politician, died at Long Branch on the 9th. Governor Fitzhugh Lbe will accept the superintendence of the Lexington (Va.) Military Institute, which was offered him by the board of visitors at their recent meeting. The Governor is, of course, not eligible until his term of Governor expires, which will be January 1, 1890. The British Columbia Board of Trade ha3 declared in favor of reciprocity with the United States. Samuel L. Barlow, the noted lawyer of New York City, died recently at his sum mer residence of apoplexy. Admiral Gherardi, U. S. N., cables the Navy Department that all is quiet in Hayti, Legitime andHippolyte both being indisposed to move. Mrs. Tyler, widow of ex-President Tyler, died at Richmond, Va., on the 10th. She was about seventy years of age. The following Consuls have been ap pointed: Emmons Clark, ot Now York, at Havre; Archibald J. Sampson, of Colo rado, at Acapu'co; Roswell G. Horr, of Michigan, at Valparaiso, and James A. Hartigan, cf the District of Columbia, at Trieste and all other ports in the Austrian dominions. John J. Chew, of the District of Columbia, hi3 been appointed Secretary of Legation at Vienna. The State Department will make no ef fort to induce thePersian Minister to with draw his resignation. Lord Charles Beresford has resigned his seat in the British House of Commons in order to resume his position as an otlicar in the British navy. Don Fernandino Crttz. the new Guate malan Minister tohe United States,'was formally presented to President Harrison On the 11th. Secretary cf War Proctor has been quite ill at his hema in Rutland, Vt., Lut is now able to bo about again. Hon. Edmund Bice, Representative in the last Congress from the St. Paul dis trict of Minn6-ota, died recently at White Bear, Minn. A sensational scene occurred in the French Chamber of Deputies on the 11th, M. Le Herisse and M. Laguerre assailing tho Government for the arrests at Angou leme. Opposing partUaus created disor der outside after adjournment. The Osservatore Romano says that should the Pope be forced to exile himself from Rome he will not ask sovereignty from any Power, but will request tempor ary hospitality, as he will certainly re turn to Rome. MISCELLANEOUS. By a collision at the depot at Oakdalo, Tenn., the other day, two engines nnd a postal car were wrecked, but no damage was done. Robert Redberry, aged eighteen, and Willie Wise, aged seventeen, were drowned near Alton, 111., the other night while swimming in the river. The ship builders of the Clyde, Scot land, have given notice of a lookout to force the striking riveters to return. AV. K. Gordon's Guy trotted an exhibi tion mile at Cleveland, O., recently in 2:ll?i, heating his record a quarter of a second. Secretary Kusk has protested against the raising of the State quarantine against pleurc-pneumonia in New Jersey. The raiiroids have refused to concede a rate of one cent a mile to the Grand Army itneampment at Milwaukee Wis., and the meeting has been ordered off. Four big brewing firms of Brooklyn, N. Y., have been consolidated into a stock comnany. They are the Ochs, the Freze, the Wetz & Zerwich and the Schlitz. The company represents a capital of $1,200,000. Tbe breweries do not pass into the hands of English capitalists, but in other re spects the scheme resembles those of foreign syndicates. The meeting for the purpose of forming a salt trust, "international in scope," did not take place at New York as proposed, on tbe 11th, owing to the non-arrival of representatives of the Kansas and Lou isiana salt interests. In consequence of the action of the Chi cago & Ai'on in withdrawing from the Inter-State Railway Association, the presidents of the oth'r Kansas City lines were constituted a committee by the asso e ation at Chicago on the 11th, with the power to take such joint action as they might agreeupon t any time in protecting their interests against tho competition of the Alton. Skveral French newspapers announce that the Chamber of Deput es will not vote a credit for tho purchase of "The Angelas" and that the picture will go to Americans who are ready to pay $110,600, the amount for which the picture was sold at ruction. John L. Sullivan, the pugilist, was ar rested on tbe arrival of lus train at Nash ville, Tenn., on the 11th to await a requisi tion from Governor Lowly, of Mississippi. Sullivan attempted resistance, throwing himself into a pudistb; attitude, but a revolver thrust into his face quieted him nd he surrendeied. Later he was re leased by order cf the circuit court aud .cceived an ovation from en immense jrowd of admirers. John Malone, a prominent citizen of Chattanooga, Tenn., was killed at Rising Fawn. Ga., tise other night, by being run over by a train on the Grtat Southern road. Later investigation showed on'y five per H' - ii s drowned by the giving way of the lTidg- nt Johnstown, is. Y. Tub listers in tho shoe fac:ories of Wolboro, N. H., have struck against a recent adjustment of ivagca. In r.n engngeDi-mt recently sixty dor- ihei w kdled by the Egyptians. The steamboat Crystal City, plying be tween St Louis and Grand Tower, I1L, sank seventy miles below St. Louis tbe other night. No on was injured. The lockout against the Glasgow rivet ers has been withdrawn. A disease resembling dysentery is epi demic at New Canton, III. Seven deaths have already occurred, nearly all among children. What is supposed to be gold, silver and copper ore has been discovered in War ren County, N. Y., in the mountains. Troops have been ordered to Egypt from Malta by the British Government. The labor troubles at tbe Homestead mills (Carnegie's steel plant) took active shape on the 11th, strikers maltreating an employment agent and three German workmen brought on to take their places. No disturbances were reported on the Orange celebration of tho 12th of July. THE strike among the sailors of Liver pool, Eng., has collapsed, the men accept ing the terms offered by their employers. To add still further to the railroad com plications it was announced at Chicago on the 12th that the Grand Trunk had cut grain rates. It was stated that Wiley Matthews, the escaped Bald Knobber, had killed two men in Boone County, Ark., who had at tempted his capture. . The Magdeburg sugar ring being unable to meet the settlement was compelled to ask a week's grace, which the Sugar Ex port Association declined to grant. The collapse caused a fall of four marks in Hamburg. The President has granted a respite till August 9 in tho cases of Jack Spaniard, Joseph Matin and Elsie Jyne, convicted in the United States court of the AVestern district of Arkansas of murder in the In dian Territory. A jail at Jacksonville, Ore., containing three prisoners was discovered to be on fire the other morning and before the cells could be reached to liberate them the prisoners died from suffocation. The origin of the fire was a mystery. Ed. Fritz, a laborer, was torn to shreds in the drum of the cable power house at Denver, Col., recently. A terrible storm raged at Vera Cruz, Mexico, on the 12;h, creating much alarm for the safety of shipping. Jcdg Horton, of Chicago, refused habeas corpus for Lawyer Begss, charged with complicity in the murder of Dr. Cronin. Fire starting in a bakery at Fresno, Cal., the other morning, destroyed half a block of brick buildings, causiug $200,000 loss. The French Chamber of Deputies has passed the Panama Canal Relief bill in the form in which it was adopted by the Sen ate. After fifteen months of contention with the union, the employers of Indian apolis stone cutters have acceded to the demand for eight hours as a day's work. The Russian Government has totally suppressed the Lutheran Church. Two thousand bakers of Berlin have gone on a strike. Nine side-tracked freight cars in Pater son, N. J., ra-a pown a grade suddenly the other day, jumped several switches and collided with an engine and train. One man was fatally injured and great dam age was done. The Secretary of the Treasury has tele graphed his approval of the course of the Emigrant Commisiioners at New ork in detaining the emigrants sent to Agent Neil, of the Southern Pacific railroad, by Wrighton & Son, of London, and ordered the immediate return of every man sent to Agent Nell, under the law prohibiting the importation of contract laborers. Two men named Horner and Reifsnyder were killed :n a barn ten miles south of Gettysburg, Pa., recently by a stroke of lightning. The barn was set on fire and destroyed. The remains of Mrs. Tyler were interred beside those of ex-President Tyler at Richmond, Va. The steel cruiser Baltimore returned to Cramp's yard at Baltimore recently after a satisfactory test of sea mnneuvering. The engines averaged 19 knots on a develop ment of 8,700 horse power. ADDITIONAL DISPATCHIS. As far as can be learned the rmnor that Secretary Elaine has resigned is without foundation. According to a census just taken the city of St. Paul, Miun., has a population of 193,247, a gain of 81,850 since the census of IS1-."). Aruancjements are being made to form a leather syndicate or trust. The Kansas City, Fort Scott & Memphis Railroad Company has announced a re duction of 2 cents per 100 pounds on all pneking-honse products from the Missouri river to Memphis and all points east of the Mississippi and south of the Ohio rivers, W. D. Long street, an old citizen of Noxubee county, Miss., died on the 12th at the advanced age of seveuty-one years, He was a brother of Gen. Longstreet, of Georgia. At New York, on the 13th, Harrin Reine, a boy of seven years, attempted to steal c piece of ice from a wagon, aud being sur prised by the driver fell against tbe tongs hanging from the scales. The tongs closed upon him and cut his jugular vein, causic; him to bleed to death. Tht. tanks of the Consolidated Oil Com pany at St. Joseph, Mo., were struck by lightning on the 14th and destroyed by the resulting fire. Loss, $75,000; insured. Arrangements for the prosecution of all persons and corporations connected in any way with Sullivan-Kilraiu fight are pro gressing, and a big all air it will prove to be. A mob of about 100 masked men went to the jail at Iuka, Miss., on the 13th and took therefrom Swan Burris (colored), charged with the killing of Eaeon Whitehurst near that place some time last mouth, and banged him. Hot weather iu New York City made the death rate for tho past week the heaviest of the year, aggregating 1,197, against 950 for the week previous. Almost tbe entire increase was in children under five years. The monument erected at the grave of Roscoe Coukling iu Forest Hill Cemetery, Utica, N. Y., was completed on the 13th It stands on tbe family plat just north of the monument to Horatio Seymour. Tee Otis Iron and Steel Company, the ereatest manufacturing concern of the kind in Cleveland, Ohio, has ben sold to an English syndicate for $4,5;0,,W). The granite forthe new Congressional Library building at Washington wiil bo cut ot Concord, N. H. It is estimated that it ill require soo to l'OO men four years to complete the work. An amendment to tbecharterof the Tex arkaua Northern l'.ailroad wai filed w ith the becretiry of State of Arkansas on the t:;th. It in--relv chaiiiri-d 'he name of thn rf.ad to the 'iexurka.na & Fort Smith Rail road. STATE OF TRADE. Brsdstreet'a Weekly Review of the Trade of the Country. New York, July 13. Bradstreet'a "State of Trade" savs : Special telegrams indi cate that the volume of trade throughout the country, while a little more active in special localities, does not on the whole show much Increase in volume. The out look for the autumn business is generally considered excellent and good crop pros pects have already had an influence on the country demand. Lumber proves an exception in that it Is weaker at Western centers. A satisfactory increase in trade, accompanying increased firmness in prices, is reported in the dry goods (com mission), building material, furniture and carpet trades in this city. Breadstuff's have been irregular, starting with a quick advance early in the week on damage to the spring wheat crop and higher cables, and declining on better weather reports, heavier receipts of new winter, slackening export request and free speculative sates. Raw sugars have declined at New York 16 to ,Vo on cable advices of a heavy speculative decline at London. Holders are conservative. Expert opinion in clines to the- belief that our refiners will naturally take advantage of the reaction abroad to buy sugar and the eaction will be short lived. Speculation in coffee has been more confident and an advance of fully 1 cent per pound Is a re sult. Advices from San Francisco state that an attempt is being made to bull the salmon market on estimates of only-half the expected pack in Alaska. Steel rail mills are more fully supplied with orders than for thirty days at $27 60 at the East for large lots. Structural Iron is in urgent demand and prices are stronger. Fall wear cotton ana light weight ciotning woolens are more active and prices are firm. Raw wool is strong at the Interior and in fair sale at the seaboard on free arrivals. Raw cotton is i.c higher at New York and Liverpool on good demand and small stocks. The total number of fail ures in the United States from January 1 to date is 6,255 against 5,553 in 1838. LOT JUMPING AT GUTHRIE. An Exciting Scene Over the Toarlnjr Down . of a Building A Mob Hebuilcls I t. Guthrie, Ok., July 13. A number of city marshals and a dozen workmen yes terday afternoon began to tear down a restaurant which was on one of the most valuable lots in the city and owned by Peter IL Haines, an old man. As the work of demolition proceeded a large crowd gathered and those who sym pathized with the old couple were many. The actions of Ha'nes and his wife mean while were such as to arouse this feeling of sympathy to action and a number of speeches were made against the marshals. The latter, however, kept the crowd at bay but in doing this they had some un pleasant experiences. While they were busy with the crowd Mrs. Haines be tween her sobs managed to throw a pan of hot water on one of them while the hus band grappled with another. At this crisis a number of United States marshals arrived nnd placed Acklin, one of the city marshals, and several of the workmen under arrest, charged with con spiracy and intimiiation. iney gave bend before United States Commissioner Elliston to answer to the charge next Monday. After doing this the city marshal once more proceeded to the lot and in the face of an unfriendly crowd finished the tear ing down of the restaurant. Haines and his wife retreated to a tent on the rear of the lot which, owing to in creased turbulence in the crowd, was not removed. After the city marshal had finished the work of tearing down the restaurant nnd bad disappeared, the crowd with many cheers proceeded to put the hud din;? un again. l'lie street was soon blockaded with several thousand people, and about a hundred, willing hands wn n niimmei s and nails soon had the structure restored. the counters in and every thing in placo. m AVlIey Matthews Again. Ozark, Mo, July 13 The most sensa tional report received here since Wiley Matthews, the condemned Bald Knobboi who should havo been hanged when the Walkers and John Matthews were exe cuted here, made his escape, was one re ceived from Aikansas that the outlaw had killed two men who had attempted tc capture him. It was stated that the kill ing was done about thirty miles south ol Kirbyville, In Boone County, Ark., nn( color is given to the report by the fact that it is positively known here thai Matthews had been seen a short time be fore In Arkansas near where he is said tc have committed his latest crime. No de tails of the killing can be had at present, but the report is generally believed here, as Matthews was well aimed when lasl seen. Troops For Okbilioma. Iort Leave.nworth, Kan., July 13 General Merritt, commanding the depart ment of the Missouri, left last night foi Oklahoma City accompanied by his aide, Lieutenant Swift. His departure to that point is understood to bo due to telegram that trouble was browing there. L'd jumping is the order of the day and in tbia pursuit parties engegd have becomn very daring. A new crowd has called nn election for city of!!c?rs to be he'd July 10, and Mayor Couch has Issued a proclama tion warning all engaged in this work tc desist, as violators of tbo peace of the community would be puninbed according ly. Bloodshed Is feared and uoops ma have to be used. A ppolnt inrnts. Washington, July J3. The Prenident has made the following appointments: Jes Johnson, Attorney for the Kawtern district, of New York; Eugene Marshall, Attorney for the Northern d.s.'riet of Texas; Charles S. Varien, Attorney f . r Utah; Elias H. Parsons, Marshal for Utah; Lars P. Edholm, Judge of Probate in Morgan County, Utah. Rimrved Hi" Itemrh. Chari-otte, N., C, July 13. William Weddington, colored, wn handed here inside the jail for the murder of Policeman John Fierce of Monroe, Union County, May 6, 16. He made na remarks on the scaffold. The rigbt-year-old aon of Fierce witnessed tbe banging of hi father slayer. Wild Freight Cut. FATERBON, N.J, July 13. Nine freight cars were sidotracked about three o'clofK yestei diy morning i alf a ruiU stove the Erie der or, and wers left wiihi.ut th brakes being sot. An hour later they tar;ed down the grade, jumping soreral switches, and finally crashed into a freight engine. The pilot and tender of th engine were Muaied end tiiretj passenger coaches and two freight cars demolished. Fireman 'osepli Gordon, of Jersey City, was caught between tho tender and the fire box and one of his li-" was burned to a tri p. lb di' l at St. Joseph's Hospital. Ens'inciT Dnvi es caped uninjured. The till of the depot was stove in.