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Wilmaw Roscher, the eminent Ger
man authority on political economy,
died at Leipsio, on the 6th, aged T7
Trb president, co the Sth, sent to
the senate the name of Charles Keilson,
of Maryland, to be second assistant
postmaster-general, vice J. Lowrie Bell,
The United States revenue cutter
Sear went on the rocks at the entrance
to the harbor of Sitka, Alaska, on the
night of May 28, and will probably be
a total wreck.
Ax inspection of the Mortgage bank
of the province of Buenos Ayres is said
to show an embezzlement of several
millions of dollars in currency by a de
posed governor.
The new triple, Screw cruiser Minne
apolis left Cramp's ship yard at Phila
delphia, on the 5th, and started down
the Delaware river on her unofficial or
builders' trial trip.
It was reported from Rio Grande do
Sul, on the 8th, that the insurgent
general, Saravl, with 4.000 troops, had
arrived at Oruhalta, where he was pre
paring a campaign.
A BILL to increase the pensions of
survivors and widows of the Mexican
and Indian wars from S3 to $12 a month
was agreed upon by the house commit
tee on pensions on the 6th.
Osthe assembling of the constitu
tional convention in Honolulu, on May
30, there was a large crowd of leading
persons present. The British minister
was conspicuous by his absence.
A court of inquiry to investigate the
accident to the cruiser Columbia in her
recent trial trip was ordered by Acting
Secretary McAdoo, on the 4th, to meet
when the vessel is placed in the dry
The condition of Judge William Walt
er Phelps, who is ill at Hackensack. X.
J., was very much improved on the 8th,
his high fever having been successfully
The German national bank of Den
ver, Col., closed its doors, on the Tth,
owing to its failure to meet govern
ment interest. The bank was one of
those closed last summer, but re
opened. Mrs. Cleveland and her two chil
dren left the White House, on the 0th,
for the president's cottage at Buzzard's
Bay, Mass., and will probably not re
turn to Washington until the middle
of October.
Ox the 6th the governor of West Vir
ginia telegraphed the sheriff of Wood
county to take the militia and use all
efforts to capture Frye's commonweal
ers who stole a Baltimore & Ohio pas
senger train.
The announcement in the cablegram
from Madrid that the United States is
pressing a claim in Spain for a rebate
on customs duties improperly collected
In Cuba, was confirmed at the state de
partment on the 8th.
Representatives of the Mine Own
ers' association of Scotland unanimous'
ly resolved to reduce wages one shil
ling per day. This was regarded as a
direct challenge to the men who, on
the 8th, decided to strike.
During the incarceration of their
leaders, the Coxeyites in camp at Wash
ington are suffering for the common
necessaries of life. The municipal au-
thorities are considering what can be
done to save them from starvation.
William Bare, one of the oldest and
best-known of Vandal ia engineers, was
instantly killed, on the 0th, between
Knightsville and Harmony, Ind., by a
missile thrown by striking coal miners.
He was one of the most reliable em
ployes of the company.
Theodore P. Hacohet, the aged ex-
president of the wrecked Indianapolis
(Ind.) national bank, was, on the
Tth, given six years in the penitentiary.
In passing sentence Judge Baker broke
down and cried like a child. He said
that it was the most painful duty of
his life.
The attorney-general of the United
States has presented a claim against the
estate of the late Leland Stanford for
$15,000,000 on account of the Central
Pacific debt. The total debt is esti
mated at about $00,000,000, and this
claim is to embrece one-fourth of all
the debt.
Some of the most substantial busi
ness men of Pittsburgh, Pa., irrespec
tive of politics, are organizing to go to
Washington to protest against the in
action of congress. Their purposes, it
has been announced, are almost identi
cal with the purpose of the Coxey
Upon an order, issued from Rome,
the wife, mother and two children of
the socialist deputy Joseph de Felice
Uiuffrida, recently sentenced to eigh
teen years' imprisonment for complic
ity in the Sicilian riots, have been ex
peled from Sicily and ordered to take
up their residence at Moras, on the is
land of Sardinia,
The court-martial at Fort Snelling
found Lieut. Maney guilty of conduct
unbecoming an officer, and sentenced
him to one year's suspension with for
feiture of half pay during that time. A
recommendation for executive clemen
cy accompanied the sentence. Maney,
who is a West Pointer, killed his su
perior officer, Capt. Hedbcrg, who was
not a West Pointer.
Tn miners' insurrection at Cripple
CreeVc Col., came to an end on the 8th,
an t. -rangement between the deputy
mammals and the militia who were
protecting the rioters, by which the
former were to be allowed to make ar
rests, alarming the desperadoes gath
ered at Bull Hill, and they hastened to
snake their escape while the deputies
were restrained by the military.
,' A cauEL canard, given currency, on
the 7th, purporting to come from Van
' eouver, B. C, that a Raymond-Whit-comb
excursion train from Boston, car
' rying a large party of pleasure tourists
from that and neighboring cities, had
been engulfed by a eloud-burat on the
Caaaoiaa Faelae railway ia British Co
lombia, proved to he entirely withoet
A Summary af Important Event.
In the Mtttfce, o the 4th, the whole day
devote to the dimuaslon of the sugar
aoftMttft Ot the tariff bill. It was
timed thst the vote on the ahrend--kaenu
Oxlnf the date et the tjI
of the sugar bounty be nVA at I eVWft
on the 6th, that ether ttnwndnrent. tee nnder
the ten-minute rule, and ta the sugar ncired
nle be dtnptMed t before adjonrnment ca the
tth t Urn hevno the fcill to repeal 'the
tat bank fcw taw Was further vBlder), the
reawlnflet et the day tttlfri oVwAea to the
transaction of talee!lnews Business.
Is the scnsre.on ts toh. after a long, sharp and
HometDift swrtmoniou. debate upon the sugar
schedule tit the tariff bill and the pendlwt
amendments thereto, the vote iw taken
upon them in the order prtwMffld by the rule
adopted on the 4th. Tb Various omenents
offered by repeWrt'ahs were vot ii down, and
the rot was then taken on. t'oe Jones amend
ment which resulted; Yeas. SS; nays, 26
ta the house Vne committee on rules reported
an order shutting off general Oft the
Vending bill and amendments to repeal the
state bank us, Its consideration under the
live-minute rule and for a vote early en Me
morning of the 6th.
In the senate, en the tn. tonstderatlon oi
schedule F the ta.eeo schedule was taken up
and It various provisions were ameniM afid
passed, and schedule G agrrxilVural prod
ucts and previsions Wt taken up. the first
naragrapn reia "sepercent. advaloreiaon
live animal, not specially provided for " Tn
this Mr, Hale offered as an ammndmiV para
graph 347 of the exfsVitw , waking the duty
en horses and Wiles 30 per head, horses
Valued at and over to pay a duty of 80 per
eehU ad valorem, which, after a long political
discussion, was rejected In the house,
after the morning hour, the bill to repeal the
state bank tax was taken up. and after further
discussion the vote was taken resulting in the
defeat ot the measure. The house then took
up. in committee ot the whole, the Indian ap
propriation bill.
Is the senato. on the Tth. Mr. rtonr offered a
resolution Instructing the Judiciary committee
to inquire end report whether the :n:pt of
the government to nfere l.fte 15.000.000 lia
bility Of the LHbbA Stanford estate for the rirht
ef te CenVf ii laclflc Railroad Co. to the gov
wment. should not forthwith be relinquished
ana put at rest, which went over without op
tion. Practically no progress was lSde with
the tariff bill .In the KiSS, nearly the en
tire day was given B to the consideration. In
committee ot the whole, of the Indian appro
priation Dili tor tne year ending June 30. 1895.
A resolution was agreed to authorizing the
cemmittee on Immigration to ascertain and re
port to the house whnt has been done toward
enforcing the immigration and contract labor
Is the senate, on the Mh. Mr. Hoar modtfibd
his resolution 111 reference to rellnqclshlni;the
claim ot the United States against the estate
oi Lel.nd Stanford- et t'alifornla. After some
debate the resolution was laid on the table, and
the tariff Mil was taken up. several paragraphs
of t agricultural schedule being disposed of.
. .In the bouse, consideration of the Indian
appropriation bill wos resumed with no partic
ularly Interesting feature. An evening session
was held for consideration ot private pension
and relief bills.
Prf.mier Crispi announced the resig
nation of the ministry in the Italian
chamber of deputies on the Sth.
The steamer City of Sydney- arrived
at San Francisco, on the Sth. from the
orient, bringing hews of the wreck, on
the southern coast of Japan, of the
British bark Drumeltan, from Shang
hai for Tacoma.
Barox vox Kkttkler. chancellor of
the Uerman embassy at Washington,
has been promoted to be secretary of
the embassy.
Judge William Walter Phelps, ex
minister to Germany, was reported se
riously ill at his home near Enplewood.
X. J., on the 4th. Mr. Phelps has been
in poor health since his return from
Germany, and a few weeks ago we went
south, hoping that the change would
lc beneficial, but his condition was
not improved in the least when he re
turned. Ges. Charles II. Grosvesor was re
Dominated for congress, on the 4th, by
the republicans of the Eleventh (O.)
Ox the Sth the state department re
ceived further advices from United
States Minister Baker corroborating the
press dispatches concerning the over
throw of the government in Salvador
and the flight of President Ezeta on
board a German steamer.
G. W. Wilsos. the capitalist and in
ventor of the Wilson sewing machine,
died of heart disease at the residence
of his son-in-law in San Jose, CaL, on
the Sth.
Ax explosion of gasoline occurred,
on the Sth, at the Troy steam laundry
in Portland. Ore. Five Chinese were
burned to death and four others seri
ously injured, one probably fatally. J.
B. Henderson, one of the proprietors of
the laundry, was badly burned about
the face and body, and is seriously in
jured. The building, with all its con
tents, was burned, entailing a property
loss of about S10Q.OO0.
Alexander McI.ntosh, state organ!
zcrforthe Miners' union of Coloi-ado,
read the arbitration agreement to the
assembled miners at Cripple Creek, on
the 5th, and immediately all the men on
Bull Hill laid down their arms, the
pickets were called in and the fortifl
cations abandoned. ihe town was
decorated with flags, and the rejoicing
over the settlement of the strike was
Dr. A. W. Tbacet, president of the
Connecticut state board of charities,
made public a letter, on the 5th, strong
ly condemning the new hanging ma
chine now being set up in the state
prison. His principal objection to it is
that it compels the criminal to become a
suicide. The new device is run by wa
ter-power, and the prisoner springs the
trap himself.
Skvexty-oxe members of the Ander
son (Ind.) high school, left that city, on
the 4th, in chartered cars for a two
weeks' excursion to the national capi
A. B. Smith, a visitor from Portland,
Ore., committed suicide at Hot Springs,
Ark., on the Sth, by shooting himself
through the head. Three shots were
fired in rapid succession from a revolver,
all of which penetrated the forehead.
Death was instantaneous.
During a storm at Absecon, X. J., on
the night of the 4th, lightning struck
the barn of Edward Wilson, seriously
injuring John Alexander, a farm hand,
and killing the 2,000 trotting horse,
Split the Wind, record, 2:15.
The coroner's jury in London, on the
Sth, returned a verdict holding Gen.
John Huston, the American, guilty of
manslaughter, in causing the death of
the musician, Burton, and added a
rider saying that the jury did not be
lieve that the wound which caused
Burton's death was inflicted willfully.
Mas. Carolina Amdbbsoh, an aged
widow, who resided with her son at
Hanna, Ind., committed suicide, on the
Sth, by hanging. She made a rope of
strips torn from a bed sheet.
The supreme court of Connecticut
has decided that pension money depos
ited ia a savings bank by a pensioner
cannot be attached.
It waa reported from Borne, on the
6th, that the pope had been losing
Yirk steam lug Rambler was blown
V atoms at New Haven, Conn., on the
uth, killing Frederick Wellen trre took,
and badly IttjuVir Engineer Frederick
WyneS fend a man named Wilson.
At Beavertown, Ala., a few days ago,
the 9-year-old child of Milligan Weeks
fell into a dry wall OS feet deep. An
hour afterward th , Void's parents
found pirn Vtlftj on the graveled hot
tort i W th well playing with the
pebbles. A few insigoiflcan't scratch!
were his onlv inlurfo
Mart TroMi-sox, of Durhasn, N
ft.-, th historian and author, died oi
the 0th.
She was born November
The seventeenth session of the su
preme eouncll of the Royal Arcanum
gan Its session in Detroit, Mich, on
the 6th.
It was reported, on the 6th, that
Ruby City, Wsh., had been wrecked
by the prevailing floods.
AllRAVf frYtwas Visible ht tiffin,
O,, Wl the morning of the 6th and lee
formed as thick as window glass.
Corn and garden truck were killed and
Ulher crops injured. . ..
Dr. J. F, SToxife, of Newport News,
va., Vvjjis Attacked by masked men. on
the Cth, and given a coat of tar and
feathers. . He was then warned to
leave or be hanged-. .
JTHit .rVfMily which Lord Rosebery
iiiupped out for himself when at college
has been fulfilled. He married the
richest girl in England, Miss Han
nah de Rothschild; he is prime minis
ter of England, and he has won the
Derby with his bay colt Ladas, the win
ner of the Two Thousand Guineas on
May 0. and the winner of the Newmar
ket stakes on May 23.
The Brawiey bill to repeal the state
bank tax !:Vw wiis defeated in the
noils! of representative, on the Cth, by
a vote of yeas. 102; nays. 172. Seventy
democrats and all the populists .voted
with the republicans, ne-airst the bill.
CiTWBXs rf Jtdund Pond, Okla., in
dignant at the Chicago. Rock Island &
Pacific Co. for its refusal to grant them
any facilities, got together, on the 6th,
and tore up the company's tracks in
that town.
A movkmksT has been set on foot in
Xew York city to bring Rev. Dr. Park
hurst forward as ail independent anti
Tamtuanv candidate for mayor.
The Kansas republicans in conven
tion at Topeka. on the 6th, nominated
Maj. E. X. Morrill for governor on the
first ballot by an almost unanimous
The Seotch-Ii'ish national congress
met in . M. C. A. auditorium in Des
Moines, la., oh the Tth. The attend
ance ot the opening session Was unex
pectedly large, the auditorium being
tilled with distinguished Ulster men
and Women from all parts of the conti
Ox the 7th the Centralia (111.) mine
operators offered the strikers one dol
lar a ton for mining cpal, but without
Ix the Clerkenwell police court. Lon
don. Gen. John Hueston. the Ameri
can, was. on the Tth. committed for
trial for causing the death of George
Burton by thrusting the ferrule of an
umbrella into his eve.
It was learned, on the Sth. bevond
reasonable doubt that William A. Sims
rott, the missing secretary and treas
urer of the Switchmen's union of Chi
cago had K'en located in Boston. He
was thought to be insane.
A good piece of detective work ledtc
the discovery of the notorious bank
and train robber. Bill Dalton, neai
Ardmore, I. T.. on the tth. In endeav-
ering to escape nrrest he was shot and
killed by the deputies.
Mus. Ci.evelaxd arrived at Gray
Gables. BnzEard's Bay. Mass.. on the
Sth. after an exceedingly pleasant and
comfortable sail on 12. C. Benedict's
steam yacht Oneida.
Dlt. Meyer, convicted in New York
city of poisoning Ludwig Brandt, was,
on the Sth. sentenced to life imprison
ment at Sing Sing.
The mayor of Limerick conferred the
freedom of the city upon the countess
of Aberdeen on the Sth.
Fifteen of the Coxeyites who set
sail from Denver, Col., in boats, were
reported, on the Sth. to be missing
as a result of their boats upsetting.
It was thought that the whole number
were drowned.
Ix the senate, on the ytli. after much
preliminary sparing, the members set
tled down to work on the tariff bill,
and accomplished more than on any for
mer day of the seven weeks' considera
tion of the bill, eight pages, compris
ing 36 paragraphs, being disposed of.
. . . .In the house,three hours were spent,
under the five-minute rule, on the In
dian appropriation bill, seven pages be
ing passed over. Most of the session
ws occupied in the discussion of una
vailing motions to amend.
Frau Cocisma Wagner, of Bayreuth,
wiuow oi tne composer, is causing
mucn comment by her growing eccen
tricities. She recently composed five
poems in honor of her son Siegfried's
dogs. On his birthday she gave a re
ception in the new music pavillion
Dum tor him in the garden of the villa
Walmfried. After the guests had as
sembled she called in the dogs and had
her five poems recited and sung for
ineir Denent.
The imports, exclusive of specie, at
the port of New York, for the week
ended June 0, were 86,630,238, of
which 8807,24-3 were dry goods and
8-',762,996 general merchandise. For
the corresponding week in 1803 the im
ports were $10,217,370, of which $1,540,-
USU were dry goods and $8,670,279 gen
eral merchandise.
The weekly statement of the associ
ated banks of New York city for the
weeic ended the 9th shows the follow
ing changes: Reserve, decrease, $1,040,-
850; loans, increase, $410,400; specie,
increase, $1,465,400; legal tenders, de
crease, $2,818,300; deposits, decrease, $1,
258,200; circulation, decrease, $30,000.
In the municipalities of British Co
lumbia corresponding to American
counties, it Is found by a census, taken
carefully as possible, that fully 15,000
people are homeless in consequence of
the hooding of the i raser river. What
their losses will be or have been can
not yet be calculated.
It is stated that George Gould has had
an interview with the prince of Wales,
and that they have arranged for
eerie3 of matches between the prince's
cutter Britannia and the Gould sloop
yacnt vigua.ni.
The imports of specie at the port of
New York for the week ended on the
9th, were $108,418, of which $101,120
was gold ana $2,289 f liver. For the
corresponding week of 1893 the imports
were vct,s7.
On the th the associated banks of
New York city held $76,918,250 in excess
, tB reouh-enw:"" of the SS-per-cent.
Missouri. tM
fttata Kdocatlopal Matters. , .,
The commencement, exercises at the
state university, Columbia, were htg Il
ly Interesting TDs Annual alumni
hddrm Wi& dellyeredby Dr. Hsnsu W.
Loeb, the day previous to commence
ment. Dr. Loeb is a graduate of te
.tiniverslty and 'a, native of Columbia.
The cmmeufClhent exercises were brief
JMtd pointed. Rev. O. W. Hatcher, of
She Baptist church, offered prayer, fol
lowed by a brief address by President
R. H. Jesse, who introduced Gov. Stone
and Lieut. -Gov. O'Meara. The governor
and lieutenant-governor delivered short
addresses appropriate to the occasion.
Hon. W. S. Cowherd, of Kansas City,
delivered the commencement address,
and it was an able and eloquent effort.
The valedictorians were Miss Jeanle A.
Shatter, of the academic department, a
native of Cotumfiia, and Mr. William E.
Bartoji, of the law school, a native of
Bourbcm, Mo. Tnesi addresses were
splendid productions,
It was announced that the attendance
this year has been gmttet than ever
pfefore in the history of the university,
knd the prospects are exceedingly flat
. Gov. Stone arrived in the city the day
before commencement, and the board
of curators and the state board of agri
culture held a meeting. There was
some surprise expressed at the sudden
resignation from the faculty of the uni
versity of Dr. J. S. Blackwell, professor
of modern Semitic languages, and Dr.
George D. Purinton, professor of biol
ogy, both of whom were among the
Oldest members of the faculty.
Tile curators appointed Edward Cau
thorn, of Columbia, professor of mathe
mathics in the agricultural college,
and Prof. J. C. Jones was granted a
leave of absence for one year, to Visit
W. B. Richard, director of the School
of Mines at Rolls, presented his annual
report, which proved highly satisfac
tory to the board.
Craves of Ex-Confederatee Docoraiedi
The decoration of the graves of the
soldiers who wore the gray attracted a
large throng to the ex-confederate cem
etery at Springfield, a few days ago.
This burying ground is located in the
suburbs of Springfield, immediately
adjoining the National cemetery,
and comprises about ten acres, in
closed by a handsome and costly Stone
walh It is under the patronage of the
ex-Cohfederate association of Missouri,
bnd the several hundred graves are
carefully attended. Hundreds aided in
making the occasion a memorable one
in local events. Addresses were made
by Col. Vincent Marmaduke, Rev. Dr.
Boude and others, and the programme
of exercises was concluded by strewing
several wagon loads of flowers upon the
Horrible Fate of Two Girls.
A gasoline stove exploded at the houst
of Adam Long. 1.126 Central street, Kan
sas City, and Nora Keivil and Mary
Glynn, two domestics, were burned so
badly that they will die. The two girls
were alone in a summer kitchen at the
rear of the house. They were ironing
linen, and attempted to fill the gasoline
stove from a five-gallon can. There
was an explosion, and in an in
stant the interior of the kitchen
was a mass of flames. Neighbors
heard the explosion, and saw the
two girls rush out upon the lawn,
their clothing on fire. The girls
screamed in agony, and in a few min
utes neighbors had wrapped their bod
ies in sheets. The girls were horribly
burned. The flesh dropped from Mary's
limbs in roasted chunks when an at
tempt was made to lift her Upon a
stretcher. Nora's face was burned
blaek and swollen so that the eyes were
hidden. The hair was completely
burned from her head. Every stitch of
clothing was burned from both girls.
Lead and Zlne Ore Production.
Says a Joplin dispatch: "Capt. J. R.
Halibaugh has completed his statistics
for the division of mining and technolo
gy of the United States geological sur
vey, and his figures show the total pro
duction of lead and zinc ore for Jatper
county for the year 1893, to be as fol
lows: Lead ore, 25,455,187 pounds; zmo
ore, 181,014,029 pounds. Total value of
both products, $2,268,617. The statis
tics -furnished cover the output of Jas
per.Lawrence, Greene and Newton coun
ties, and Cherokee county, Kas. The
total production of the entire district
represented by counties is $3,447,255.
Steele A Walker Assets.
It is now known positively that the
assets of the firm of Steele & Walker,
St. Joseph, who failed for almost Sl,
000,000, will not permit of a full
liquidation of the indebtedness of the
firm. An attorney, who represents
over $100,000 worth of claims, stated
that he did not think the firm would
pay 50 cents on the dollar, but this es
timate Is considered very low, the gen
eral opinion being that the assets would
meet about 75 per cent of the liabilities.
Dr. Woodson Reappointed.
The board of managers for the St.
Joseph asylum has reappointed Dr. C.
A. Woodson superintendent for the en
suing three years. This was expected.
as it was generally known that three
members of the board had resigned be
cause of their unwillingness to fall ia
with Gov. Stone s idea of having Dr.
Woodson reappointed, the withdrawing
members being Messrs. Thomas, of Al
bany; Gales, of Kansas City, and Mur
ray, of Clay county.
Dropped m Lamp.
The dwelling of Mrs. E. Brewer, of
St. Clair, r ranklin county, was burned,
with its contents, caused by Miss An
nie Brewer dropping a lighted lamp.
Caused bj Rheumatism of the Heart.
II. S. Spurgin, commercial agent ol
the Missouri Pacific, headquarters at
Joplin, died in that city a few evenings
ago of rheumatisn of the heart.
Fatally Burned.
Mrs. Mary Chrlstianson, wifei
of a
farmer living several miles north of St.
Joseph, was fatally burned the othei
day by a gasoline explosion.
Badly Manfled.
Ernest Thompson, a young farmer.
was run down, with his team, by a
train near Halls station, Buchanan
county, and badly mangled.
Shot His Wife and Child.
W. L. Marsh shot his wife and child
In a Kansas City justice's office. The
wife waa fatally hurt, but the child,
daughter, will recover.
CL h7m. VaU.
CoL H. If. VaU died ia Iodependenoe.
Be had been extensively interested ia
mail contracts and in eatlle ralsng ia
rtfhm. ThomBd . HooUloM people b
British CotamMa-rReeatt el the Frmser
. HlVer Mood The Dominion Government
Agent Bony RUevln th Oonseanent
PUtreae The Water Mill RUIng Floods
In Northern Minnesota.
v 1 J 'J
Van. cocveb, vB. C Jane . ia The
betninlon government Is having a care
ful estimate made of the losses and
losers by the flood.
In the municipalities, corresponding
to American counties, it is found by the
census, taken carefully as possible,
that fully 15,000 people arc homeless in
consequence of the flooding of the
Frazier. What their losses will be or
have been can not yet be calculated.
The enormous total of homeless ones is
made up thus!
Delta municipality, 2,000; Lang, 1,500)
MatsqUl, 1,000; SUhias, 600; Chllliwack,
ft.OOO; Richmond, 1,506; Burnaby, 8,000)
Couquitlam, 200; Maple Ridgei 500)
Mission, 500; Dewdhey( 600; Nicoineiit
300: between Nicometi and Yale, 200,
and Yale, 300.
. Though the Frazier river is 150 miles
Jong, and all the lower valley is flooded,
the greatest damage has been done in
a district of 100 miles between Landers
and Yale.
Col. Baker, provincial secretary, has
been personally directing the relief
work for the local government. Unre
mitting attention on the part of the
government is being required by the
unfortunate settlers, many of whom are
dependent upon the calling of relief
steamers for what little they get to eat.
The majority of refugees are still sleep
Ing in tents oh the mountain side.
The Frailer River's Devastation Has Not
Yet Endeilt
VaxcocvEhi B. C, June Id. Reports
received here from the interior state
that the Frazier river is still slowly
rising. The rises reported range from
1 inch on the lower river to 12 inches
at Lytton.
The steamship Queen, hound lor
Alaska, tailed here Friday to take on
board the Raymond excursion party
from Boston, who were erroneously re
ported to have been wrecked. The ex
cursionists are still floodbound and
as. there was no chance for their get
ting through from Bank for a week at
least the Queen sailed for Alaska with
out them.
Every Bridge Swept Away.
Drt.VTii, Minn., June lO.-Floods along
the lakes and rivers north of the boun
dary line have taken out every bridge
on the line of the Port Arthur, Duluth
& Western road between Port Arthur
and the western terminus of the road
in Minnesota. They are being rebuilt,
and travel will be resumed in a few
The Font East-Bonnd Express Ditched
Near Forahonta. 111. The Fireman Kill
ed and Many Hart The Postal Clerk
Suffered the aiost Severely The Aeel'
dent Dne to the Breaking Down of the
Engine The Casualties.
St. Loris, June 10. The through ex
press, east-bound, which left here at
8:10 a. m. on the N andalia road, was
ditched on a sharp curve a mile east of
Pocahontas, 111., 40 miles east of this
city. The train was running at a rate
of 40 miles an hour.
The engine toppled over in the ditch.
and two mail cars, a combination bag
gage and passenger car were badly
wrecked, and the ladies' coach was
turned over on its side. Fireman S. A.
Poulton, of Terre Haute, Ind., was
buried beneath the tender and probably
instantly killed. Engineer Thomas
Menifee, of St. Louis, was badly in
jured about his arms and shoulders.
Postal Clerk Albaugh was seriously in
jured about his chest. A number of
passengers are reported badly injured.
The accident is believed to be due to a
broken piece of machinery on the loco
motive. The following is a list of the killed
and injured:
S. A. Poulton, fireman, Indianapolis.
II. Albough. postal clerk; head, chest
and back; dangerously.
H. W. Brouston, postal clerk; head,
shoulders and chest; slightly.
C. Unverson, postal clerk; head, hip
and knee; slightly.
Oscar Van Horn, postal clerk; head,
shoulder and back; seriously.
F. H. Riley, postal clerk, head and
back; slightly.
I. M. Barnctt, postal clerk, arm scald
ed, back hurt; seriously.
J. Byron Humes, postal clerk; leg
slightly hurt.
Thomas Menifee, St. Louis, engineer;
one finger cut off, badly bruised about
head and face.
G. II. Tremble, conductor; hand bad
ly injured.
Miss Anna Bachelor, prostrated from
fright; will recover.
Samuel Richards, Denver; bruised
badly in arms and back.
Mrs. Capen, 653 Dale avenue, St.
Louis; slightly bruised.
Miss Lizzie Riley, Hartsville, 111.;
badly bruised.
The injured were removed to private
residences in the neighborhood of the
wreck, and are receiving every possi
ble attention. The majority of the
passengers were from St. Louis, but a
few are from points west and south of
here. A special train was made up,
and after four hours' delay the remain
ing passengers were carried east.
Ot Badness Failures In the United States
and Canada.
New York, Juno 9. The returns of
failures are still encouraging 210 in
the United States for the week, against
323 last year, and forty in Canada,
against twenty-seven last year. The
liabilities in all failures reported in
the month of May wera $13,305,357
about $5,420,000 at the east, $4,500,000
at the south and $3,400,000 at the west.
Of the aggregate, $5,165,025 was of
manufacturing and $0,683,495 of trad
ing concerns.
A 81n(-ular Verdtet.
St. Louis, June 9. The coroner's
jury in the case of John Thomas, shot
and killed by Mate Hurst, of the steam
er Pittsburgh, returned a verdict of
''killed in self-defense," notwithstand
ing the establishment of the fact that
Thomas was running away aa fast
he could when Hurst shot him. The
grand jury may take a different view
of the matter.
Latbb -Mate Hurst and the witnesses
were taken before the grand jury, and
en the same testimony given before the
coroner an indictment for murder in tho
aecond degree was at once found. '
Lt Crlnpla Creek, Cob, Jjade by A
ment-The Fall Term, ot the B2?
-The Miner, to PlTn.
Property and Glvo Vp Their Arms-Own.
Brookes and the Mllltla to Guarantee th.
reaee. . ,. . -s .1 ' ' !
rn.rpi Cnaaa. CoL. June 10. Tho
labor difficulty in this district waa set
tled last night by definite agreement,
first, between Messrs. Hagersman, Mof
fat, and the small mine owners at Colo
rado Springs, and second between the
county commissioner and Oen. Brooks,
at a meeting held at military head
quarters in. Altman. The terms
of this agreement are: First,
that the deputies will be at once with
drawn from the camp; second, that the
mine owners shaU be given Immediate
and peaceable possession of their prop
erty; third, that the mllltla shall furn
ish protection equally to miners and
the mines; fouf th, that troops shall re
main in the district at least thirty
days and as much longer as tile com
manding officer may dee m necessary to
secure perfect smoothness in the opera
tion of the mines; fifth, the miners are
to deliver up to tho commanding gen
eral all arms of their own and those
taken from others, together with all
personal property belonging to others,
borrowed or otherwise acquired, and
all material taken from .mines:
sixth, troops are to be sta
tioned at Cripple Creek, Barry
and Victor with headquarters at Alt
wan; seventh, persons for whom the
sheriff has warrants shall be atrested
by Gen. Brooks and shall be turned
over to the sheriff at Colorado Springs.
The deputies broke camp at Victor yes
terday morning at 10 o'clock and started
ht once for Colorado Springs, where
they will disband.
The matter of opening the mines was
also freely discussed, and most of the
owners nresent were in favor oi start
ing work as soon as possible and giving
Gen. Brooks a full opportunity to
show that he can and will per
forin whnt he has nromised. Tho
chances are, therefore, that some of the
mines will be opened to-day, and un
less Gov. Waite changes his mind and
sends new orders to Gen. Brooks the
whole district will be in operation
within a week.
Lund Condemned for a National Tark Near
Chattanooga, Tenn.
Chaitaxoooa, Tenn., June 10. Sev
eral months ago the government con
demned twelve acres of land north ol
Sherman heights, upon which was lo
cated what were known as Sherman's
old earthworks, and sought to purchase
the property frcm Squire Ford, its
owner, for the purpose of making a na
tional park of the land, and it was in
tended to spend $250,000 on the work,
but Squire Ford asked such an ex
orbitant price that a jury was named
to assess the value.
The jury brought in an assessment
of S400 per acre. This suited neither
the owner or the government, and the
jury was discharged. Another jury
was then appointed, who went through
the same tactics of examining prop
erty and surprised everybody Saturday
by bringing in a report assessing value
of the property at $825 per acre. An
appeal will be taken to-day and Judge
Key will try the case soon.
The Leaders of the Commonweal, Released
from Prison.
Washington-, June 11. Coxey, Brown
and Jones, the leaders of the common
weal were released from jail atOo'ehx-k
yesterday morning. No demonstration
attended their departure. They shook
hands with the deputy warden and
watch officers, thanked them for their
considerate treatment and entered
carriage driven by Oklahoma Sam, and
drawn by four commonweal horses.
At the district line the 'wealers from
the camp were drawn up in line to re
ceive the distinguished party. Thev
unhitched the horses and themselves
hauled the liberated leaders to the
camp. Coxey and ltrowne spoke dur
ing the afternoon. Coxey said it now
looked as though the men might ex
tend their stay at the capital into the
winter. He said he was going to make
an address on the Fourth of July at
Knoxville, Ky., for which he would be
paid $250. He also had other engage
ments to speak during the past month.
In speaking of his chances for elec
tion to congress, Mr. Coxey said he was
not acquainted with the situation of
affairs in the Massillon district, as he
had not been at home for about three
months. Advices received from friends
there, however, indicated that he would
be successful.
The Effort to Have the Tariff Law Co Into
' Effect July 1.
Washington, June 11. The fourth
draft of the pending tariff bill which
was laid before the senate for consid
eration in April last, names the 30th
of June as the time when the law shall
go Into effect That day ends the fiscal
year, and throughout all the prolonged
debate which has since occupied the
senate, Mr. Jones and Mr. Harris have
contended that they would begin col
lecting duties under the new law with
the beginning of the new year.
ihe present condition of things
hardly supports their belief. There arc
several very Important schedules yet to
be considered, to say nothing of mat
ters that have been left open pending
final action when the bill comes out of
the committee 6tage and goes into the
A Detractive Flra In Kansas City. Two
riremen Injured.
Kansas Citt, Mo., June 11. Fire last
evening in the extensive wholesale dis
trict in theWeat Bottoms destroyed
about $300,000 worth of proper-
. m, n , , -
ty. iuo ure, wnicn was ox un
known origin, started in the large
agricultural implement warehouse
of Buford fc George, and spread
bo rapidly mat this establishment,
togetner with the warehouse of
the Keystone Implement Co., adjoining,
were totally destroyed. Two firemen
were slightly injured by a falling floor.
t ue insurance is 17S,000.
The Imperial Currency Commission.
Berlin, June ia The imperial cur
rency commission baa adjourned, and
it minutes and speeches are in the
nanoa oz tne printer. The original in
tention oi tne commissioners was to
Keep tneir proceedings secret, but,
with the government's approval, the
eventually decided to make all the de
tails public, and thus forestall the falaa
reports which interested persons might
spread. The commissioners who are
friendly to silver have arranged for a
cneap pempaiet, in which, the whole
r eord of their sitting, will be set forth
great lensTtn.
itrcKiuta (allftVMHfffl
eminently successful in the ary ar-,
of Australia. , . .... , . i . ci
.. The Hessian fly to reported w nave,
cone greaTdamage io,.the.lwheet nelda
of New Zealand last season.
India ranks third among the coun
tries of the world for wheat producj.
tlon. Its total wheat crop lass yw
waa 203,000,000 bushel. J
Am Australian farmer reports a crop
of 750 bushels of Algerian oats from ten
acres of land. Another one eclipses thia
by a crop of eighty bushels to the acre.
Tmc British chief secretary for Ire
land has been nrged to establish a de
partment of agriculture in Ireland.
His reply is very encouraging to the
friends of the project.
This American trotting horse to be
coming popular in Italy. Of the TO8
private stallions in tna country
Were approved by the official inspector,
seventeen wefe Afnericaii.
The French' have .Introduced eoffeJ
culture in Tonquln with good prospect
jf success. . Both the Liberiaii and
Arabian varieties of coffee trees afe W
cultivation; and all are reported aa ar
Ing welL
New Zealand flax, Phormlum tenax,
is a plant of the Uly family, and it to
calculated that not less than eighty
varieties of it are grown in New Zea
land. It is also grown, to some extent,
in the Chatham and Norfolk islands.
The dairy industry has grown rapid
ly in New Zealand. The exports of
dairy products advanced in twenty
years from $45,000 in 1872 to $1,590,000
in 1992. The colony now has 174 estab
lishments of all kinds for the manufac
ture of butter and cheese.
Asa Cowden and wife, of Amesbury,
Mass., have just celebrated the sixty
sixth anniversary of their marriage.
Greene Graves Is the name of a new
doctor who has located at Kensington,
Kan., and advertises that he has just
graduated from a medical college.
Senator John Sherman has scrap
books covering tho history of th
United States for the past thirty-eight
years. He has been keeping his letter
since he was fifteen, and everything of
value has been saved.
Kev. Dr. K. A. Paterson, late presi
dent of Binghamton college, and
founder of tho first women's training
college in America, is about to return
to Edinburgh, Scotland, his native
city, to resume the pastorate after for
ty "years' absence in this country.
Congressman Dunn, of New Jersey,
suffered a good deal of hardship during
his early years, and at eleven years of
age octually did not know the alpha
bet. He served on a farm, as a sailor
boy, and learned iron molding, brass
turning and silver burnishing. While
thus employed he devoted hisevenings,
Sundays and holidays to study.
Hamilton Countt, O.. now reports
its first woman pleader, Miss Nellie G.
Robinson having appeared a few days
ago in the criminal court of Cincinnati,
as counsel for a fellow accused of bur
glary. She is credited with having
conducted the case well, even eloquent
ly, but an unsympathetic jury brought
in a verdict of guilty against he?
Expect every man to do his duty,
and with all your expectations expect
to be disappointed. Galveston News.
There is much tenderness in this
seemingly cruel world, but the butcher
rarely finds it Cleveland Plaindealer.
"JrsT think, captain, the major has
actually married the rich old maid."
"Obviously he wanted to have his
golden wedding at once." Fliegende
The other day Johnnie saw a
branded mustang on the street. "O,
mamma,' he shouted, "just look how
they ve gone and vaccinated the poor
thing." Harper's Young People.
Doctor "Did you apply a mustard
plaster to your spine?" Patient "Yes."
Doctor "Didn t you find it a great
help?" Patient "No. I felt that it
was a great draw-back." Medical
Housed "What blamed nonsense to
speak of money as having wings." Mrs.
Uouser "numph! I dunno. Every
body says the only thing that keeps
you from flying high is the lack of it"
Buffalo Courier.
There are less than 300 pure blooded
Photographs have been taken 600
feet under water.
The armadillo Is the mouse of South
American families.
A Sacramento gardener irrigates hla
garden by dog power.
A Philadelphian has Invented a!
four-winged flying machine.
A Swedish Conner mine haa hn
worked without interruption for 80o!
Naw York, June 11, IBM.
CATTLE Nntlve Steer. I IM a IM
COTTON Middling Q 1
FIXIUR Winter Wheat ID a in
VVH EAT No. S Red 61 & 68
OATS-Western Mixed 48!& 4siJ
PORK New Mess 13 34 5 It W
COTTON-Mlddling TKft T!
BEEVES Shipping Steer.... 4 10 ID
, Medium I 80 4 80
BOGS Fair to Select. 4 60 & 4 66 -
SHEEP Fair to Choice 1 75 (k I as
FLOUR Patent. IM g 100
Fancy to Extra do.. S 90 A t TO
WHEAT No. t Red Winter... 66, 66V
OORN-No. Mixed 88)a tiS
OATS No. t 41
RYE No. 8 K a 63
ryjUMXM iMga 4 60 fb II 00
Leat Hurley
HAY-Clear Timothy
BUTTER Choice Dairy
EGOS Fresh
T 00 & 16 00
I 60 s 11 00
ii a i.
PORK Standard Mea. (new) it 40
LARD Prime Steam
CATTLE Shipping-
HOGS Fair to Choice
SHEEP Fair to Choioe.
8 75
t to
FLOUR Winter Patents.
Spring Patents..
10. i SDrina .
nu. i neo.
CORN No. .
OATS No. I ....
PORK-Mess (new) 11 00
CATTLE Shipping Steers.... I 40
HOGS AH Grides 4 80
WHEAT No. t Bed
OATS No. 3 U
FLOUR Blah Grade t S
CORN NoTi ...
OATS Western 43 Vi
HAY Choice Ml
PORK New Mess
BACON Side. , ..,
COTTON-Middllnc ,
WHEAT No. 3 Bee). .......
CORN No. I Mliad
tT-NatBai...., r
-No. I Mixed H ,
-No. kUxea l ( eti
-New Ise-e 11 1 si ft !
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