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TH VOLUME IV. PAT.ATKA, FLORIDA, FRIDAY MORNING, MAY 27, 1SS7. NUMBER CO. THE PARIS FIRE. THE OPERA', CQMIQUE BURNED. 200 IVrsoiH Estimated to Hare rerished in the Flames. Only Fifty Bedltt iKHtn M Far-Ldi Datarla h,Thlracertla Laft to Die ltaae Cr Areas tha Rains. Paris, May 25, 9:30 p. m. The widely known theatre, the Opera Couiique, is on fire and will prolinbly be totally de Btroyed. HCXDREIS ARE KILLED. Paris, May 2., 10 p. m. The Opera Com i pie in still burning and no hope ia entertained of savin; the building. The fire broke out during a performance and the theater wait crowded. At the first alarm a rush was made for the exits, but the fire spread with great rapidity and many persons sprang from windows to the ground to avoid being caught by the flames, only to meet death by contact with the pavements. Fourteen of tlie persons who threw themselves out of the windows were instantly killed and 43 were picked up more or less injured, some of them fatally and many seriously. CKl'KHED AND B CRN EI) TO DEATH. The probability that a large number of persons have been crushed to death in the galleries and on the stairways is very great, but this is as yet uncertain. It is, however, beyond question, that a great many occupying seats near the stage were caught by the fire and burned to death. BODIES RECOVERED. Paris, lip, m. Five dead bodies have been taken out of the front part of the theater. They were horribly burned, and it is doubtful if they can be identified. Two of them were those of a woman and a little boy. One of the women was cluHping tiie boy tightly in her arms. Little attention is being paid to saving the building, allefTorts being directed to rescuing the unfortunate inmates m-boe cries till the air. HOW THE FIRE ORIGINATED. Paris, May 25 11:15 p. m. The fire originated in one of the wings, and was caused by a gas jet coming in contact with some of the scenery which was be ing shifted into position for the second ac t of Ambrose Thomas' "Mignon," the first act being then in progress. The flames burst forth like a flash of powder and the whole interior of the theater was almost immediately ablaze. Ma dame Mergollier ami Mm. Tasquin and Bernard were on the stage, and so closely were they pursued by the flames that they were conielled to run through the stage entrance into the street in stage costume as did also other memliers of the company, none of whom were given time to take away any article of clothing other than what he or she wore. They say that the audience can not have escaped. The audience was of course mnic stricken, but through the heroic ami systematic efforts of the UHhers and some of the cooler headed of the spectators they were kept moving towards the exits without being tram pled upon. PART OP THE AUDIENCE SAVED. All the occupants of the main portion of the house were got out without diffi culty, but the flames lw-hmd the stage soon severed the gas connections leaving the galleries and stairways in total dark ness before the upier ortion of the house was cleared, and it is feared that a large numlier of persona were left in the uper tiers of boxes and perished. .The roof fi ll in within half an hour'after tlie fire started. ' ONE ACTRESS PERISHES. Madame Sellier, one of the actresses, was in her dressing room when the fire broke out, ami leing unable to make her escae, was burned to death. All of the other members of the company and employes of tlie theater escaped with their lives, but several supernumeraries were injured, one of them very se riously. SIXTY-SEVEN KNOWN TO BE KIIXED. The total number of persons known to have been killed and fatally injured is 67. The building was entirely destroyed, and it is as yet impossible to say how many Isjdies are buried beneath the ruins. Paris, May 20. The bodies of the bal let dancers who lost their lives by the burning of the Opera Comique, last night, are lying in heas "n the ruins of the theater. The firemen assert that many bodies are lying in the upper galleries. The numlier of persons killed greatly ex ceeds previous estimates. An excited crowd surrouid the ruins, which are guarded by a military cordon. Many distressing scenes are witnessed. Up to 3 p. m., twenty bodies in a terri bly mutilated condition had been re covered from the ruins. Tlie remains were principally those of the ballet girls and machinists. Five of the bodies were those of elderly ladies, and one of them is tliat ot a child. Th firemen lowered .some of the liodies from the fourth story of the theater by means of ropes. By 4 p. m. twenty more liodies bail been recovered, and later this evening the Unties of eighteen ladies, all in full dress, were found lying together at the bottom of the staircase leading from the second story. These ladies all had escorts to the theater, but no remains of the men were found any where near where the women were burned to death. The walls of the theater tiegan falling this evening and search for tike bodies liad to be atiandoned for the day. The remains of three men and two women were found in the stage box, where the victims had taken refuge from tlie flames. It is ascertained that many bodies lie buried in tlie debris in the up per galleries, from wheiafe escape was exceedingly difficult. The Government propuses to close sev eral of the Pays theaters because of their deficiency in exits. The library attached to the theater waa entirely destroyed, with all its contents. Including many valuable score. Six thousand costumes were burned in the wardrobe. The work of searching for bodies was resumed to-night and several more were exhumed. The official statement says that fifty bodies have already been re covered. M. Reveillon, a Deputy, speaking in the Chamber of Deputies this afternoon, estimated that at least 200 persons lout their lives in the fire. C'sttaa Mills BanwJ la Frame. Paris, May 26. The great cotton mills of Parent & Lenaire, at Roubaix, in De partment Du Nord, has been burned. Parnell Chanced with Coercion. Dublin, May 2. The Ejrjtre (Con servative) accuses Parnell of cruelty to one of his Avondale tenants, named Kennedy. The paper says that although Kennedy has lieen a tenant on the Irish leader's estate for nine years, Parnell has coerced him into exclianging tlie farm he had been occupying and im proved for a tract of inferior quality. In addition to this, Parnell, the EjrpreM says, has refused to make 25 per cent, reduction in rent requested by Kennedy, and liad sued him for a year's rent, due only since April. DefreyclBet CaaaotFora a Cabinet. Paris, May 26. Defreycinct has in formed President Orevy that he cannot form a Cabinet. The presidents of three Republican groujie have urged President Orevy to remove Gen. Boulanger from office. They Mill Strike. Brussels, May 26. A general strike has occurred at CockeriU's works. Tlie glass works are obliged to use German coal in consequence of the strike among tlie miners in the coal districts of Bel gium, ana tlie railroads will soon be obliged to do likewise if the strike con tinues. On It a Matter of Time. Vienna, May 26. Mgr. Galimberti, Papal Nuncio here, says that a reconcil liation between the Vatican and the Ital ian Government is only a matter of time. King Iluniliert, the Queen, Prime Minister Drepretis and many leading Italian statesmen are in favor of it. WRONG MAN SHOT. Anderson and Evans Found Gooilty by the Coroner's Jary. St. Loris, May 2ft. The shooting to death of John Vanderburg, in the court room yesterday, during his preliminary examination on the charge of outraging Jennie Anderson, is lielieved to have been a horrible mistake, and notwith standing she was the victim of some man's lust, and identified Vanderburg as the man, yet the identification was of that uncertainty that usually fixes the crime on the first person arrested. Van derburg was cooking for a camping party, four miles from the scene of the outrage at 3 o'clock that afternoon, and at 5 o'clock he was again in the camp. Tlie coroner's jury censured the judge for not disarming and watching the An derson boys and Ed Evans, from whom something desperate was expected, and they brought in a verdict of murder against Lint Anderson and Ed. Evans. The testimony shows that constables were watching these men but were thrown otT their guard by their composed manner while the judge was reviewing the testi mony. Scarcely had he pronounced "hold the defendant in $10,000 bond" than Lint Anderson had sent three shots through Vanderburg's liody and Ed. Evans fired two more. Friends of the murdered man have been found and de clare that they will prosecute the case to the end. Iron Men In Conactl- PlTTSBl'RO, May 26. An important but very quiet meeting of the Western Iron Association was held yesterdey af ternoon. Notices of the gathering were issued by President A. F. Keating sev eral days ago, and every important mill enbraced in the organization was repre sented. Tlie object of the meeting was to discuss wages for the next year and to appoint a committee to confer with a similar body from the Amalgamated As sociation. It was difficult to obtain any information on the deliberations of the iron masters, but it was defi nitely learned that the scale will not be as quietly ar ranged as last year. A discussion on the state of trade showed that unusually heavy importations of foreign material have greatly affected the iron industry in this country. It was argued that if affairs continue as during the past few weeks it will be impossible to ay the present scale of wages. Tlie Amalgamated Association, as already stated, will de mand the scale of 1883-X4, which is practically an increase of ten per cent. No conference committee was appointed, the matter being left to members in the different districts. Money to right Prohibition. Baltimore, May 26. The National Convention of the United States Brew ers Association, to-day, appropriated f.,000 for the assistance of the brewers of Michigan; $5,000 for the brewers of Texas, and $ 3,000 for the brewers of Tennessee. The money is to he used in defeating the efforts of the prohibition ists in these States. An extra assess ment, equal to one year's dues, was agreed ujsin to enable the board of trus tees to fight the temperance fanatics in the various sections of the country. East Tennessee Farmers Petition. Washington, May 26. A petition has been received by the Inter-State Com merce Commission from the East Ten nessee Farmers Association, stating that the agricultuaal interests of East Tennes see are eritently discriminated against by the railroads, and praying for a fair trial of tlie Inter-State law for a period sufficient io determine whether or not its continued enforcement will prove beneficial or detrimental to business in terests at large. Tho President HIM Stop ia Albany. Trot, N. Y.. May 26. President Cleveland ami wife will be guests of Gov. IIU1 at tlie Executive Mansion in Albany on their return from their trip to tlie Adirondack. Repairs to the Executive Mansion are being hurried to the end that the building may be ready to re ceive the President ami Mrs. Cleveland on June 5, tlie day when they expect to be the Governor's guests. TALLAHASSEE. NO CODNTT COURT FOR PDTNAM. The Hoard of Health Kill Or dered Engrossed. Tii Eteaiah Canal ass Drainage Bill Passe the Haas Tallahassee or Cai nsill will Preh akl) Ha th Celore Nsrsial School an D Faniak th Whit School. Sixrurf In the PnUttkn rm. Tallahassee. May 26. The Senate to-day passed tlie following bills: To in corporate tlie City Bank of Pensacola; to incorporate the Key of tlie Gulf Railroad Company, to incorjiorate ami regulate Building and Loan Associations. Motit of the day was occupied in the consideration of the Banking Bill, and a numlier of bills for the relief of indi viduals. Tlie House also passed the bill to in corporate the City Bank of Pensacola, and also bills relating to the conviction fees of State's Attorneys; regulating the payments of costs in criminal cases; punishing the sale of mortgage of pledged or mortgaged proiierty; defining the right ot railroads and other corpora tions to condemn private property; pro viding for the reorganization of the municipal government of Fernandina; to distribute the road tax collected within incorporated towns and cities; relating to the duty of the County Com missioners and Treasurers. Under a resolution introduced by Mr. Mitchell, of Leon, the House referred the matter of selecting the place for the Colored Normal School to the colored members of the house with instructions to report without delav. The Board of Health Bill was consid ered, amended and passed to the third reading. Tlie Apportionment Bill was ordered printed and made a special order for to morrow. The Jacksonville Incorporation Bill passed its second reading. The bill to establish Count v Courts in Alachua and Leon Counties, which was first amended so as to include Duval and Putnam Counties, was aniendd by striking out Putnam, and ordered engrossed. The Board of Health Bill was consid ered, amended and ordered engrossed. The bill to fix the pay of members, at taches and employes was considered and ordered engrossed. At the night session last night the House passed the following bills: To incorporate the Suwanee and Gulf Rail road Company; to amend the act incor porating the Florida Midland Railroad Conijiany; to incorporate the St. Johns River Conference College: in relation to fees of certain officers; to incorporate tlie Etoniali Canal and Drainage Com pany; to provide for the care ami uiain tainence of lunatics, etc., and one or two others. Tlie Senate passed the Militia Bill and the bill to reimburse the citizens of Ocala for aid rendered in 1X52 to the East Flor ida Seminary, reducing the amount of the claim from over $ 14.000 to 5,400. It is understood that the committee will locate the Colored Normal School at Tallahassee or Gainsesville. This will leave the way clear to locate the White Normal School at DeFuniak. CiioaTE. GAS EXPLOSION. Tea Persona Terribly Iturned by Hunting iaa Mains. Chicago, May 26. The Ohio Valley Gas Company has been Living gas mains in the town of New Cumlierluiid, W. Va. Tuesday night the work was finished and preparations made to test the large mains. Before testing, it was necessary to heat the pipe in order to make it fit the curve leading to the. river. While this was being done, and the pqie at white heat, some one accidently turned on the gas. When the gas reached the spot a terrific explosion occurred, scat tering the huge mains in all direction and tearing a large hole in the ground. Tlie gas, which was let into the pijie by a pressure of 190 pounds, immediately took fire and burned to a height of twenty feet. Eight workmen and two children, who were standing at the ioint where the explosion took place, were terribly burned. Four Italians, names unknown, were thrown twenty feet by the shock, and were badly burned about the face, head and hands. Two children, names unknown, were also severely burned. Physicians were quickly summoned from the neighlioring towns to render assist ance. Virginia's Bond Trouble. Richmond, Va., May 26. An injunc tion was granted by Judge Bond, of the Circuit Court, in cliambers in Baltimore, this morning, and filed in the office of the clerk of that court here, restraining the Commonwealth's Attorney Witt from bringing suits, in conformity with an act passed by the Legislature, at the session just closed, against persons who tender coupons in payment of taxes. The act referred so provides for the in stitution of suits by the Commonwealth against persons who make tender of the coupons for taxes, judgment, when re corded, to remain against the roperty upon which taxes were due until satis fied. This injunction was granted upon motion by Mr. Cooper, a citizen of Eng land and holder of buntls of the State. Off to Sanaa Lake. Washington, May 26. Tlie President, accompanied by Mrs. Cleveland and Colonel and Mrs. Lamont. will leave Washington at 4 o'clock this afternoon for a ten days' visit to Saranac Lake, in the Adirondacks. Tlie lrty will pro ceed over the Pennsylvania, West Shore and Vermont Central Railways, and will make only necessary stays on the route. All members of the jarty seemed to be in the best of health and spirits, and tlie shotguns and fishing tackle included in their baggage si tow that they mean to have a pleasant time. YELLOW FEVER RFMORS. Jacksonville Health O Hirers It not Be lieve Them. Sixrittl tii the Ful ttka Aem. Jacksonville, May 26. Postal Clerk Allen, who arrived in this city this morning from Tampa, brought tlie startling intelligence that yellow fever had been PBOXOCXCED EPIDEMIC in Key West and tliat four new cases liad been contracted on yesterday, an.l tliat there had been two more deaths. DR. MITCHELL DISBELIEVED IT. Immediately your correspondent called on Dr. Neal Mitchell, President of the Jacksonville Board of Health, and noti fied him of this fact, but he said he had already heard such a rumor but did not put any faith in its reliability. Why?" asked your corresondent. 'Because, day before yesterday Dr. Porter, President of the Key West Board of Health, :itsed through this city en route to Key West from Tallahassee. While in this city he called on me and we looked over this fever business, (we liad just heard of Baker's case) and dur ing the conversation Dr. Porter remark ed that he was going right straight to Key West and would faithfully keep me posted by telegram ami otherwise if there were any further developments. So far he has kept his word, and I believe firmly that he will do it. If the disease had lieen declared epidemic I would have heard of it. I do not, tlicrcfore, believe tliat there were two deaths yesterday, or that the fever has liecome epidemic. ABOCT TAMPA. "Doctor, it is rumored tliat Tampa lias the fever, also." Dr. Wall has assured me by letter that he will deal fairly with the State in regard to this thing, and I know Dr. Wall too well to for a moment doubt him. No, I do not think there is any cause for alarm. I exct a letter from Doctor Porter on to-morrow morning's train, and I will then know exactly how Key West is getting on." From the aliove it will be seen that our medical guardians are not at all afraid of the disease, nor do they believe the sensational rumors tliat are bound to get abroad in instances of this kind. Carter. Trouble at the Salmon Fisheries. Astoria, Ore., May 26. There is war among tlie salmon fishermen on the Co lumbia River. Tlie seiners and gillers have iKinded together to stop all trap fishing. Several acts of violence have occurred, and many traps have been de stroyed, with much costly material. Alsmt 11 o'clock, on Tuesday night, A. E. King, owner of t he cannery at II waco, and Alliert (ireen and Archie Ross, own ers of traps, started out, armed with guns, to guard a large hit of web, which is used in the trais and which had been received ami was lying in the open air to dry. This was in a field not far from the lieach, surrounded by small timber. While on the watch, they discoven-d men moving in the darkness whom they challenged. The rejily was a volley of shots. Ross was killed. King received three serious wounds and Green was un hurt. The impression prevails tliat the catastrophe resulted from a mistake as another isirty of trap fishermen started out with the same object as the first and each party Piok the other tor enemies. O'BRIEN AT A LB A NT. lie Visits the Legislature and Is Kerrived with Much Applause. Albany. May 26. Editor William O'Brien arrived here, this morning, from Niagara Falls and left for Montreal this af terms m. In the interval he visited Imth branches of the Legislature. This was the day of final adjournment, but just as the audience ami members were leaving the Chainls-r, the Speaker re mounted the rostrum and announced that Editor O'Brien was understood to lie in the room and ex tended to him an invitation to mount the platform beside him. The chamlsT was nearly fillet! with sjs-c- tators, many of whom were ladies, and a large proportion of wImiiii liad followed O'Brien on his tour through the city into the capitoL. A ossage way was soon formed in the center aisle, through which O'Brien and Wall, and the Asso ciated Press corresindent (the latter with his head still liandaged) passed. The famous editor, who apjs'ared to lie in good health and spirits, was greeted with hearty applause. After this had sub sided, the Sjaker gracefully said, mo tioning to himself and the distinguished visitor: "The Shamrock and the Stars and Strns." This created another outburst of applause. Then there were cries of "Sjieeeh, Speech;" "Give us your idea -of Canadian liospitality. O'Brien then made a ten minutes speech in which he referred to the universal hospitality with which he had been received everywhere in America, to the feeling of security lie exjierienced when he found himself un der the glorious Stars and Stripes at Cape Vincent, and to the great honor now accorded him by the Legislature of the State of New York. The Irish cause, he declared, would ever go on. Nothing could daunt its promoters; they had the greatest leader in history and the greatest living Englishman IhiI- stone for their advocate. Tlie LHieral party of England had never undertaken a great movement which it had not ulti mately carried to success. He could as sure them, he said, that American sym pathy greatly revived and encouraged every advocate and promoter of the Irish cause even Parnell and Gladstone themselves. Speaker Husted referred to the fac that seven years ago he had the honor to present Mr. Parnell in the chamber and tliat two yean ago, while lie (Husted) was abroad, Mr. Parnell recognized his face and shook his hand. Mr. Parnell at thai time confirmed every statement which O'Brien liad just made that American y iniathy was must grateful to tliem. O'Brien then retired from the chamber amid hearty applause and the large audi ence quietly dispersed. Washlnutox, May 26. The President to-day appointed L. W. Reid, of V ir ginia. Associate Register of tlie Treasury. This is a promotion. Reid waa already employed in the Register's Office. JACKSONVILLE. A HEW THEATER TO BE BUILT. A Tragedy in Whirl, a I! ay Lo thario Loses His Life. Atttmpt t Decoy a Yaana Girt I Ruia Felice Scheal Eiaiaisatia The Druggist eft - Visitor frsia larstalcsi. Social In the Pli.lfil AVkv. Jacksonville, May 26. "Here is the plan of the new theater, said Manager Burlsridge this morning to ytsir corres snleut, as he drew from his desk a roll of itt-r. "Where will you build it?" "At present we are undecided. It lays I ir t wet n two places: The old site or on the site of the present establish ment owned by the Burbridge Grocery Company. I think the chances are de cidedly in favor of it being put up on tlie latter place. "Why?" "Because I don't think that Mr. Astor will be willing to extend the lease to twenty years at the same figures anil the stockholders, that are to lie, do not seem willing to put up a building unless they get it for that length of time. We are.how-ever-willing to wait until the List of this week for a reply before we finally make up our minds. THE PLAN. "Anyhow, this is to be the plan of the new building if we put it up at the cor ner of Forsyth and Ocean streets," con tinued the manager, exhibiting the plan. "Tlie lower art of the building will lie constructed by CoL J. Q. Burbridge, who will have the lower Minion divided into stores. This jxirtioii will lie so built that the theater may lie safely constructed on its top. The entrance will lie on Forsyth street, and a flight of stairs will lead up into the entrance of the theater, which will lie sixty-five feet wide and fifty seven feet deep, with boxes on each side. THE STAGE. "The stage will be 3." feet by 3." feet, and the entrance to the stage for the actors will be on Ocean street. The stage will lie amply large for any couqiany coming to this city, and the wings will lie so built that the scenery can be we" provi.led for. "To the right of the theater proper and facing Ocean street, will lie a large room 60 feet deep and 3-1 feet wide which will lie the very room for the Board of Trade, in fact it will lie built for this purpose. Lp-stairs over this room will lie lodge rooms. "The theater will have a gallery and will lie a ierfect model of a house. TWENTY TIIOSASD HOLLARS is wliat it is exjiected to cost; at least at an informal meeting of the gentlemea who are willing to be stockholders, this was about the amount agreed upon. I think for that sum quite a little gem of a theater can 1 built and one of which our ieople need not lie ashamed, but I must not tell anything more now, and I fear I have already told you too much," and with this closing remark, the ener getic young theater manager buttoned up his li(i and refused to oicn them again on this subject. ATTEMPTED IlEVILTitY FOILED. Aliout six months ago there arrived in this city two handsome girls from Phila delphia, and they took up their abode in one of the suburbs of the city and mingled with the liest society of that section. After a while rumors leaked out tliat the girls were not as nice as they might ln, so the cold shoulder was given them by their acquaintances, so finally they left and went to another suburb. Here again they got in with the liest people, and by being very guarded they succeeded in palming themselves off as being very respectable, and with certain young ladies became quite fiopular, es Iecially as tlie Philadelphians were very entertaining and one of the two was an accomplished musician. One of the mt frequent visit" its at the house was a young girl aliout sev enteen years of age, who is very highly connected in this city. On last Satur day this young lady was seen walking with these two women towards the Way- cross depot by a gentleman who is in the employ of one of the largest firms on Bay street, and who knew tlie repu tation of the two Philidelphians. Sus pecting that something was wrong, tlie gentleman followed and met the young girl in the ladies' waiting room. Here she informed him that she was going away with her two Northern friemls, and as she seemed bent on the trip, he then told her who they were. The information which he imparted was sufficiently convincing, and, horri fied at what might have been her fate, she readily consented to leave the two heartless women who were bent on blast ing her young life forever. Quite a scene ensued when the young man at tempted to take the girl away, but by his threatening to publicly expose them, he was able to leave without further trouble. The young lady then m-ent home to her folks a much wiser girl than when she left them. SCHOOL EXAMINATIONS. This is now quite an epoch in the his- torr of the school children in hi city. The examination term is now in ses sion at all the schools in the city, and every morning tlie little students can be seen eagerly discussing the questions of yesterday and what the probabilities wl'l be to-day. The closing exercises of the grammr and graded schools will take place one week from to-morrow, viz., June 3, and Senator Pasco has been invited to attend on that occasion, and it is very probab'e he will accept. The high school wi'l hold their commencement exercises on June 6, and, owing to the destruction of the Park Theater, tlie Ocean Street Pres byterian Church has been selected for the occasion. The graduating class, this year, wi" consist of ten pupils. ANOTHER TRAI1EDY. At the corner of Pin and State street are a numlier of small houses which are occupied by a number of colored families. Some time tliere is a little ex citement gotten up by the neighbors in tlie shape of a hair-pulling or a ftst- fiifht.but up till to-day no serious row liad ever bapned. To-day at 12 o'clock a report tliat a horrible murder liad Iwen committed was heard on Bay street, and immedi ately your correspondent wa wending his way to the gory field. Everybody said a murder had lieen perpetrated, but just who had been killed noliody seemed to know. Finally the rejsirter got to the corner of Pine and State streets, and learned from a very scared woman that her husband, Ed. Williams, had fired two pistol shots at another negro named Gus Swing, and that Gus liad jumju-d two fences and skipied one way, while WiKiams, afraid he had mortally wounded Swing, went another, and both weie Itelieyed to lie in a neighlioring swamp. This is tlie full story of the sensational rumor to-day. It was inijMissilile to get any authentic Kirticulars about the shooting, as Imth the princiwls liad fled and could not lie found, alth'High a diligent search was made for them. This morning the body of Gus Swing was found stilf and dead in a little htHise at the grave-yard, at Oakland, with a bullet in his bowels, from which he must liave expi.-ed. Tlie murdered man must have lst a quantity of blood us his form wa very much shrunken. Tlie authorities are after Williams, and probably he will be shortly caught. MEETING OF CITY DRUGGISTS. To-night at 9'clock in this city, there will lie a meeting of the local druggist at the Board of Trade rooms to make ar rangement for the meeting of the State druggist who will assemble in this city on June 8. ARABS FROM JERUSALEM. On the early morning train from Sa vannah this morning tliere arrived two full grown Aral with two children. The emigrants were d rested in the typi cal Eastern costume of wide Turkish trousers with the regulation fez and were fearfully dirty. They got off the train and wandered in an aimless sort of way over the town, and when asked by a jioliceman who they were looking for, they, by signs, explained they were hunting some of their countrymen who liad written in thir far Eastern home that Florida was the place for them to come to, and on the strength of this letter they liad uicked up their worldly jiossessions ami come, but now they could not find their countrymen. They were, however, not at all disheartened by this state of things, ami stated they were going to hunt them up. Carter. THE Tl'RF. London, May 26. The race for the Fisom grand prize of 1,000 sovereigns, at Epsom, to-day, won by Eiridspord t'liippeway, second; Salisbury, third. Seven horses started. Cincinnati, May 26. In the Latonia races the first race had twenty-one en tries. They were divided into two with the same money and conditions. The first race, one mile, Lewis Clark was first: La Belle, second; Almo third. Time: 1:45. Second race, same conditions, Rio Grand, first; Jennie McFarland, second; Osceola, third. Time: 1:4"J Third race, seven furlongs, Pat iWv novan was first; Girola, second; Miss Florence, third. Time: luTiJ. Fourth race, five furlongs. Waif was first: ("olarnore, second; Orange Oirl, third. Time: l.-OTjf. Fifth race, mile and ten yards.lrish Pat was first; Elgin, second; Krkliu third. Time: 1:18 J. Sixth race, nine furlongs, Volante, first; I hike of Bourbon, second; Molly McCarthy, third. Time: 1 -Ji'i. New York, May 26. Tlie first race of the Brooklyn Jockey Club, at Graves end to-day, purse of $600. seven fur longs. Saxony won; Markland, second; Editor, third. Time: 1 38 J. Second race, one mile. Ten Strike won; Tillie Die, second; Stone Buck, third. Time: 1 :42 J. Third race, mile and one-sixteenth, Glenmound was first; Suitor, second; Al Reed, third. Time: 1 Mi. Fourth race, mile ami a furlong, Hano ver waa first; Moniole, 2; Oriflauiuie, third; Time: 1:54 J. Fifth race, five furlongs, Tea Tray was first; Mercury, second; Bay Ridge, third. Time: 1.03. Sixth race, three-quarter nr'e, Blue Line, first; May Lady and Tambourette ran a dead heat for second. Time: 1 : 1 4 - BASE BALL, St. Louis, May 26. Nine innings: St. Louis 20100)01 0-11 Metropolitan 00000X00 I lime hits-tit. iHiia I.V. Metropolitans IL Er rors St. Louis 2, Metropolitans, A, Cincinnati, May 26. Nine innings : Cincinnati OttlOOlOO Atnlt-tM. I 1 3 0 0 0 0 Base hits Cirx-tnnsti 11. Athletic IT Errors Cincinnati , Athletic L Washington, May 26. The Washing ton and Pittsburg Club played four inn ings to-day, the score standing S to 1 in favor of Washington, when a heavy rain stopied the play. New York, May 26. Nine innings: Sew York 0 0000Slf,-T Detroit. 0 01003006 Rase hits New York It. Ix-tr.nU IV Errors New York 1, Detroit i. Hattertea Keefe and U'Kourke, Uaiiiwin and GauaeL Philadelphia, May 26. Nine inn ings: Indianapolis . 0 0 1 0 1 10!-T Philadelphia 200000t-t Itase hits Indianapolis l:t, Philadelphia 14. Errors Indianapolis, I'hilaiielphla 4. HaU rie llealcjr and Hacket, Ferg-uaua and Clem ent. Bostox, May 26. Nine innings : Boston 1000000001 Chicajro .0000001 Base hits Boston , r1iirao IS. Errors tUmum a, CTnicairo 3. Battenes Madden and Tate, Baldwin and Daily. Cleveland, O., May 26. Tlie Cleve land and Baltimore game was postponed to-day on account of rain. Savannah, May 26. Twelve innings: Savannah 1 0!00004000-s New Orleans. 1 0 tt 1 I ( Game called at end of the twelfth Inning' on amount of darkness. Base hits savannah 30, New Orleans M. Errors-Savannah . New Urieana s. Ilslleritw Clark and Powell. Koaaera and Italia. LocisYrLLK. May 26. Nine innings : LotnsTtlle I 1 I I ttf I -l Brooklyn 1 t I t w 1 t Base bits Louisville 3S, Brooklyn 30. Errors LmusvUI 4, Bruofclja A. TIIE NATIONAL DRILL, Fine Weather and tiswd U'ark Yesterday Tw Cent panic Ketarn Hesse. Wajshixotox, May 26. Tlie Rich mond Greys broke camp this morning and left for home. They came here with the understanding that they would not remain after they had taken nirt in the competitive infantry drill. Company A. Third North Carolina Regiment, also re turned home to-day. The reason is tliat many of the members are engaged in busmen and they were unable to otitain leave of alsience beyond to-day. The weather wa superb to-day, and the day wa industriously devoted to couiietitive drilling. Tho authorities, profiting by experience and criticism, are making the work very interesting. Seven or eight thousand Nctator were in the grand stand. The compt-ting in fantry companies were: The Governor's Guard, of Raleigh, N. C; Louisiana Rifle and Sarsfield Guards, of New Haven, Ct.; Company C, First New Jer sey Regiment; t'nnjny B, Washington Light Infantry Corps; Toledo, Ohio, Ca dets, ami Company A, Washington, 1). C, Cadet (colored). Three of tlie coiiimniN are worthy of special mention; the Ixiiiiniutia Riftea.tho WashingtHi Light Infantry (Washing ton's crack cothi), and the TolodoCadH. Tlie Toledo men will prolmbly carry off the paint. The couiMtilion for the artil lery prirs wa narrowed down to two coliijiuiiieH, wild the contest, conse quently, waa for the first prize of f 1,500, Tlie Petersburg, Va., company ha with drawn from the contest. Had there been a third contestant a second jirize of $1,000 would have ticen awarded. One c mi J winy from Indianapolis, ami one from Milwaukee, drilled to day. The gun horse and drivers and also the judge of the contest were fur nished by the Third (regular) Artillery. Two guns and caissons were manniHl by visiting militia and were drilled by their own captains. Both acquitted them selves well. The rifle coinjN'tition also came olf. Ninety-eight entered but only thirty, eight reported. The highest score of the day wa tliat of Lieut. Pollard, of the Washington Light Infantry. Pollard waa a member of the International Rifle Team which went to Wimbleton a few years ago. Eighty-three was scored by Lieutcnaut Bell and Private Johnson, of the Continentals, of Wash ington, D. C; Private Cnsuunan, of jlie Second Iowa, and Private Steyer, of the Second Maryland. Tho ranges were 200 and 300 yards. SHU Fighting for the Union. St. Lorn, May 26, The attention of the General Assembly of Southern Pres byterian was entirely occupied to-dny by discourses on the adviKntiilty of or ganic union with the Northern Church, Rev. J. M. Pott strongly advocaU! the union just as soon as it can Is) accom plished, on terms and conditions safe and honorable to Imth sides. He said tliat the animosities engendered by tlie war should lie over. Episcoia Hans and Baptists liad united with their Northern brethren, and now was the time for Presbyterians to do likewise. Northern Presbyterians were drifting into Southern territory, building churches, establishing missions and U' coming a part of the South. Many mo pie hail united with the Congrega tional Church Is-cause they Wliovcd the Presbyterian Church of the South was a church of sectionalism. It was time iTesliyterians were forgetting quar rel of the past and issues that were dead. Rev. C. K. Vaughan, of lxing- ton, Va., spoke against the majority rejiort. Republican Vole fur Bernix rats. Staunton, Va., May 26. Tliere was a quiet election and ery light vote in Staunton to-day. The only officer votl for were Cincuit Clerk and Sheriff. The Democratic nominees carriI the city by two hundred and eighty majority. Many Republicans refused to vote, and some nit in oen Democratic Istllots. Tii is was tlie result, in a great measure, of the recent Local Option election. In the county the ticket ia very long, ami tliere liaa been heavy scratching. No definite return have been received to night, but the indication are that the entire Di-mocratio county ticket has been elected. The Reiuhlican carry one township and ierhapa two. More Sympathy fur Ireland. Norfolk, May 26. A large and en thusiastic meeting held here to-night under the auspice of tlie Norfolk I (ranch of the Micliael David Land League, to express symisUhy with the Home Rule movement in Ireland. Several promin ent speaker addressed tlie meeting, and resolution were adopted strongly en dorsing Gladstone and Parnell' effort to secure local self government for the Irish people. Te Meet la Atlanta. Washixotox, May 26. The meeting of the Executive Committee of tlie Southern Pre Association, which ha been in session in New York since Mon day, adjourned, last night, to meet in At lanta June 21, and a meeting of all the Southern jiapers taking Associated Press dispatches is called to convene in tliat city on June 22. Like Three Rosea oa a Slew. Torrinaton (Conn.) K sister. There waa born in Fimlien on March 26, 1788, a triplet of girls, who made one of the most remarkable records known. They were Sibyl, Sarah and Susan Iluii- burt, children of Gideon and Ann I leach Hurlburt. For tlie great period of eighty- seven year this triplet remained un broken, Sibyl dying first at that age, in June 193. Her wedded name was Lud duigton. In October tit the next year Susan (Mrs. Grennell) died at tlie age of eighty-eight. Sarah lived to the age of ninety-nve, flying em Jan. 1 1, iiv. iier wedded name was Bushnell. These sis ters looked an much alike jmrtknilarly Mrs. Grennell and Mm. Bushnell that up to seventy-five or eighty year of age it was difficult for Mm moat intimate friend to tell tlie in apart; even then they would mistake ote another among themselves. Lire la a Flat. . Omaha World. Omaha Lady "How strange it seems! Only a few year ago you were a nu-re rhild and now you are uiarriexL" New York Laxly l ea, 1 liave been marrmi three ireeyear." "Any children T "WA. v, we live in a flat. no; I'll ESC F.NT FITV. A Italrh of liUerestlna; Iteasa from Our K'galar Carre.nandeat. V.Tr.,.,nirnr tht ildiVAo JVVs. Ckkscknt City, May 26. lrestot We Hsike of the need of a cliangcin our mail arrangements, and it was made. It is said now the mail leaves us at 2:0 p. in. and proieeda on it way north, via Jacksonville, Tania and Key West Railway, alsiut 4 p. in; but thnt 1 not our two mails a day, which our city so much need. Mr. J. I Mitull, the enterprising saw mill man of IVnver, is fitting up a huge lighter, 40xH0 ftn-t, on Ike Crescent, uMin which he profits to put hi saw mill and engine and float it round from jKiint to point where lumber tree ran be most plentifully ami conveniently ob tained. By this means he will have at command a very large portion of the woodland of Florida. Success to him. (Sood news. It is publicly rvorted that Beach fc Miller are going to build a line twustory, iron front, brick store rMim, just in what niit of the city de Hineiit sitith not. They have a large numlier of customers who would like to xe it somewhere in the higlier art of the city rather than on the old sie. Mrs. ('apt, Norton, accouianied by her sifter and father, Rev. J, K. Wight, of Sutsuma. left last Wednesday for the latter' Northern home in New Hamburg, N. Y., to Is alss-nt during the summer. Capt. Norton will still calmly and se renely push on the Viclorliie to victory. His trade, he complains, is requiring a great deal of extra running. Mrs, Iisere and family dcinrted last Thursday for Iietroit. Mr. Gills-rt ami family leave to-morrow for Connecticut. This gentleman is a M-rnianeiit winter resident, owning much proHrty here, and is greatly Inter ested in the prowjierity of the place. He is very enterprising, aqd is held in high esU-eiii by all our citizen. Mr. 11. A. lilamling, who bought alsiut a year ago C. I), Socly' place on Ijike Stella, has Im-cii unable on account of disability to get away often from his resilience. He lias, however, an interesting flock of jioultry, which keeps him reasonably busy. He ha by trapping and shooting, killed during the past year twelve pole cats, seven hawk, three ommsuiiis and two cat owls which sought to get their living out of his lieu yard. Mr. lilamling is greatly appreciated by his neighbors, who also have fowls. Our wort hy rector, Mr, Ward, is again instructing quite a good sized c las pre paratory to continual ion. He i reap ing the reward of his fidelity. On last Thursday, Ascension Day, two service were lieM in the chajicl. The colored MopIe had an extensive picnic, last Friday week north of Whites ville, in the interest of their three base bull clubs. Our white Isiys do not seem to !' able to have even one club to prac tice the great national game. Our young friends, Mr. and Mrs. Ir vingl Newcomhe are now receivingcoii gratulations over the arrival of a air of daughters a few days ago. The parent and twins are doing finely, Mr. I N. Wade met with a severe accident last week, a piece of lumlier having fallen and struck her across the face. Mrs. Walo has a very tsornely face, and it is hossl that the accident will not seriously disfigure it. Capt.Charli' K. Wade ami wife have gone to housekeeping in Mr. VA. New some's house. The Captain is a very skillful crayon artist, and exhibit most excellent . Mir traits which he has ex ecuted. He is now engaged njMin some orders given him '.iy our citiz-eim. Divine service was held at IVnver last Sunday afternoon. Never was an au dience of aliout fifty jM-rson mora pleased. Rev. Mitchell of thi city con ducted the service. True, Though Remarkable. HukaUi Kali. "Yes, I'm from Dakota," he said meekly, as he got into a conversation with a man on an Kastern train. Ah! is that so? I am thinking of go ing isit tliere myself, to invest in mini farming land." "We liave some very fine land." Ho I understand -but are not some of the stories they tell of it fertility ex aggerated?" "Why, my friend, I am sorry to say some of them are downright untruth ful." "Tliaf what I thought. Now, what is the most remarkable instane of the fertility of Dakota soil which ever came under your oliservaliony" "Well, I Isdieve the caae of my pump might go at the head of tha list." "What wa UY" "I dug a well alsiut forty feet deep tha first season I was tliere and put down a wooden pump. It liHiieiicl tliat it wa malu out of a small Cottonwood log which wa a little green, and the soil at the bottom of tliat well, forty feet from the surface, wa so fertile tliat tliat pump took root, and it also grew up ami branched out, ami, now, while my chil dren play in a swing attached to one of the branches I pump water through the hole which stills remain in tha trunk." "Do you tell that for tlte truth!" "Why, certainly, sir, I never tell any thing but the truth" "Are you engaged in farming or tha real estate busiiusaty" "Why, I'm engaged In neither, my friend, neitlier. I m a preacher. I went out there a a miasiisiary seven year ago. and tluaigh my work has lawn bum ble I trust it ha liad a beneficial influ ence on our Nwple." HI On Way for Once. Omaha World. Omaha man If you think I am going to take a house way out there on tha jsrairie you are mightily mistaken. Ambitious wife But just think of tlie society there. It is a lovely suburb, and every fsmi'y just as iiiv as they can be. "Tliat s all very well, Isit 1 supiMswi you know I'll have to ritla no telling liow long in a street car all winter, with tlie thermometer way down la-low no- , SIMTO, "But other nu n do that. Tlie High flys live there, ami the TopnoU he and tlie BangufM and the Prettm and " "MM Belle J-retta paremat Yes, and -" owi.v ..I.M t'V llm litirli aelusil autl M.ill lu A.,titir ilnurn v-rv tns-tiinir aliout my time ami going back every . ... ... ... ......... ai rj IK I1 a. just. UK) SOU IHWI lllUb "Come to think, it i ratlicr far out. dear." Has Had a That" MIL Mr. Alsdl, uf the Baltimore, tinn, with $:"i,000,ooo at hi back, is said to t th riclawt newsjtr uian in tlie world.